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        IJsgezicht met kolfspelers - naar Aert van der Neer, eind 18de-eeuw.

      KOLFSPEL IN DE LAGE LANDEN?Tems Froid et Neigeux?, kopergravure uitgegeven eind 18de-eeuw door Fran?ois Basan, ijsgezicht naar een voorbeeld van Aert van der Neer. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (afb.) 32,8 x 43,5 cm.In de 17de en 18de-eeuw nam het kolfspel sterk in populariteit toe. Meestal werd het spel op dagelijkse schoenen gespeeld temidden van het op het ijs aanwezige andere publiek. Soms maakte men gebruik van een kolfstok met een verzwaard en verbreed ondereind, niet langer dan onze huidige golfclub, dan weer reikte de stok tot borsthoogte en was het boveneind met fluweel of ander materiaal bekleed. Eenvoudiger lieden en jongens behielpen zich met een tak die enigszins de vorm van een kolfstok had. Soms staat er naast de spelers een kruikje, waarvan de geestrijke inhoud telkens diegene die een rake slag had geslagen tot nog betere prestaties aanmoedigde. Lastige kledij hingen de spelers om een paal in het ijs. Soms ging het er om wie het verste kon slaan of om een paal te raken. De puntentelling werd bijgehouden op de binnenkant van de hoed of werd met een mes op een takje gekerfd. Het balletje was gemaakt van leer en gevuld met veren.Prijs: ?1650,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        The little bridge

      - Landscape with a decrepit farm building with wooden beams and thatched roof by a river, a little bridge at right crossed by a man and his dog, a willow at left, a fallen tree in front of the building. Signed on the Bottom 'Ruisdael f.' c. 1650. Etching on paper; trimmed on the paltemark; total: 195 x 278 mm. State II/2. Hollstein 1. In outstanding conditions. PL3a

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        Samueli Meineroet Magdalenae Trilleriae nouis sponsis, felix, tranquillum & foecundum coniugium precatur Petrus Albinus M. z.p., z.j. Plano, 1 blad (31 x 18 cm).

      "[ca 1650??] Gedicht van 42 regels binnen brede, ornamentale rand. Met versierd initiaal D als eerste letter. Wellicht is de auteur de Duitse historicus Petrus Albinus (1543-1598). De naam Triller komt in de collectie 16de-eeuwse Duitse gelegenheidsgedichten van de Koninklijke Bibliotheek herhaaldelijk voor. Dit zou dus ook een Duits gedicht uit het eind van de 16de eeuw kunnen zijn (Med. J.A. Gruys) Niet in STCN, NCC; niet bij Bouman; niet bij Nieuweboer".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Moscua" - Moskau Moscow Moskwa view plan Russia Russland Ansicht Kupferstich antique print

      originalKupferstich aus Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" von ca. 1650 - Blattmasse: ca.38,5 x33,5 cm - gut erhalten original copper engraving out of Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" from circa 1650 - good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel GmbH]
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        Via Recta Ad Vitam Longam Or, A Treatise Wherein The Right Way And Best Manner Of Living For Attaining To A Long And Healthfull Life

      London: James Flesher,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1650. 3rd revised. Wraps. [12] 417 pages; . .. Is clearly demonstrated and punctually applied to every age and constitution of body. ; Much more enlarged than the former impressions. Lacking covers, textblock firm retaining original leather spine. Includes much information on how to lead a healthy life. Wing V195; Osler 4163. Also includes separate title pages with continuous pagination. ; 0 .

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        Constantinopolis" - Istanbul Constantinople Türkei Turkey Panorama Ansicht Kupferstich antique print

      originalKupferstich aus Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" von ca. 1650 - von 2 Platten gedruckt - Blattmasse: ca.71,5 x33,5 cm - teils leicht knittrig, mit kleinem Randeinriss im rechten Rand kaum ins Bild, sonst gut erhalten original copper engraving out of Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" from circa 1650 - printed from two plates - partly slightly with pleat folds, small marginal tear into right margin, otherwise in good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!

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        Conclave dell'Anno 1644 fatto per la morte di Vrbano VIII. dove fu creato Papa Innocenzo X.

      [Rome, c. 1650]. - Folio (ca. 210 x 290 mm). Italian ms. on paper. (1), 277 ff. Contemporary Italian plain limp boards with ms. spine title. Fine Italian cursive in a single hand, probably (as noted in pencil on the flyleaf) a copy of Codex Vat. lat. 8781. Other mansucripts of this conclave are known in the Ottoboniana and in the French National Library. While a codicological investigation would have to establish whether the present volume in fact constitutes a copy of one of these manuscripts, the paleographic evidence suggests that it was penned very close to the event and can hardly have been composed much later than its counterparts in Rome and Paris. - After the death of Pope Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini) the College of Cardinals was divided by disagreement, as indeed were the Barberini cardinals. It was only after a long and stormy conclave that Giovanni Battista Pamphili (who was supported by Spain) prevailed against Cardinal Mazarin, the French candidate. - Some spine flaws; binding loosened and first two leaves loose. Some browning and occasional staining and worming. - Includes 13 leaves of a German translation, mainly typed, but some parts handwritten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Latina grammatica, ex decreto illustr. DD. Hollandiae West-Frisiaeque Ordinum, in usum scholarum adornata; Multis quidem in locis Lud. Lithocomi verbis quibus scholae adsueverant, reservatis; sed erroribus quibus scatebat emendatis, inutilibus refectis, pluribus quae defierent suppletis, & omnibus meliori ordine dispositis; studio, atque opera Gerardi Joannis Vossii. Editio novissima, aliquot in locis castigatior prioribus, notis vero longe auctior. (Bound with:) Latina Syntaxis, in usum scholarum Hollandiae, & West-Frisiae, Superiorum auctoritate adornata; Passim quidem reservatis fere praeceptis, & exemplis Ludolffi Lithocomi; Sed plurimus repurgata ab erroribus, etiam superfluis omissis, additis necessariis, atque omnibus meliori ordine digestis, opera Gerardi Jo. Vossii, qui & uberes notas ad oram adjecit.

      Amsterdam (Amsterodami), Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1650. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: XII,176;178 (recte 177),(1 blank) p. Vellum 16 cm (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. First title printed in red & black. Volume two consists of two parts, each with its own title. Woodcut printer's mark on all three titles, depicting a farmer and a man with a Jacob's staff before his eye, between them a celestial sphere, above them Fama blowing two trumpets, motto: 'Vivitur ingenio', short for 'Vivitur ingenio, caetera mortis erunt', 'one lives on by the spirit, the rest shall belong to death') (Condition: Vellum age-tanned, soiled and spotted. Both pastedowns detached. Stamp on front flyleaf. Lower margin very faintly waterstained and warped) (Note: This Latin grammar was commissioned in 1625 by the Provincal Governments of Holland and West-Frisia (Staten van Holland) for the use in local Latin schools in the Western part of the Dutch Republic. It was produced by the Dutch classical scholar Gerardus Johannes Vossius, 1577-1649, according to Sandys the greatest polyhistor of his age. It is a masterpiece, and worthy the already impressive series of works he published. In 1622 Vossius was appointed professor of Eloquence (Latin) at Leyden, and in 1631 he accepted the professorship of History at Amsterdam. His Latin grammar remained the standard grammar on Dutch schools until the middle of the 19th century. § In 1625 the 'Staten van Holland' decreed that the same set of rules should apply to all public schools in their provinces. The schools should have the same order of classes and lessons, the same schedule, authors and exercises. It was decided that uniform schoolbooks, grammars and sound texts were needed. (E.J. Kuiper, 'De Hollandse 'Schoolordre' van 1625', Groningen, 1958, p. 80) The 'Staten of Holland' wanted to improve education at the Latin-schools, which prepared for the University, for the standard of education and discipline had got worse because of the Eighty Years' War. The Latin grammar was first published in 1626, and found the next 2 centuries numerous new and revised editions. The first volume contains the latina etymologia, the second the latina syntaxis, the third the latina prosodia) (Provenance: On the frontpastedown in ink: 'Ex Bibliotheca Scholae Grypeswaldensis', on the recto of the detached pastedown the oval stamp: 'Lehrer-Bibliothek des Gymnasiums zu Greifswald'. Books of this school library were sold in the sixties and seventies of the 20th century by the Zentralantiquariat in Leipzig. § On the front flyleaf a green stamp of 'Univ. Doz. Dr. Mag. F.F. Schwarz, Professor. A 8010 Graz, Panoramagasse 2A' with a handwritten date of acquisition '1975'. Franz Ferdinand Schwarz was from 1982 till 1996 professor of classical philology at the University of Graz, where he was born in 1934. He died in his hometown in 2001 after a long illness. (See his wikipedia lemma 'Franz Ferdinand Schwarz') (Collation: *6, A-L8; a-k8, l10 (minus leaf l10, verso leaf l9 blank) (Photographs on request)

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        Tenor. Antiphonae et Motecta Festis Omnibus Propria, et Communia Iuxta formam Breviarii Romani. Una cum plurimis, quae Dominicis per Annum aptari possunt, Binis, Ternis, Quaternisque Vocibus Concinenda.

      - Rom, G. B. Robletti, 1650. 4to. 176 S. (inkl. Titel mit Holzschnitt), 2 Bl. (Index), alles in Notendruck mit vielen Holzschnitt-Initialen. Pergament d. Zeit (leicht berieben u. etwas fleckig, Vorsätze erneuert). Erste Ausgabe, von größter Seltenheit. - Vokalmusik (Antiphonen und Motetten) der römischen Schule aus der Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Das bedeutendste Sammelwerk von Giamberti (um 1600-1663, u.a. Kapellmeister von Santa Maria Maggiore in Rom), dessen Kirchenmusik weiteste Verbreitung fand. Enthält über 200 geistliche Gesänge, komponiert für die Kirchen in Rom. "Sein hohes Ansehen drückt sich in der Tatsache aus, daß er berufen wurde, das römische Antiphonar herauszugeben" (MGG). - Als Schüler von Giovanni Bernardino Nanino und Paolo Agostini vorzüglich im polyphonen Stil ausgebildet, war Giamberti sowohl dem Erbe Palestrinas verpflichtet wie auch offen für den neuen Stil des 17. Jahrhunderts. - RISM A/I/3, G 1831; TNG VII, 347; Eitner IV, 234; Fétis III, 477; MGG V, 78; nicht bei Hirsch u. Wolffheim.- Teilw. gebräunt oder etwas braunfleckig, erste 2 Bl. mit Wasserrand. Titel mit hinterlegtem Ausriß (etwas Wortverlust), das letzte Bl. mit kleinen hinterlegten Papierfehlern im weißen Rand. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        Die Nymphe Noris in Zweyen Tagzeiten vorgestellet.

      - Nürnberg, J. Dümler, 1650. 4to. 3 Bl., 197 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestochenem Titel u. 4 Kupfertafeln. Halbpergament d. Zeit mit Kleisterpapierbezug (etwas berieben u. verblaßt, Rücken mit hinterlegten Einrissen bzw. Fehlstellen). Erste Ausgabe von Helwigs Hauptwerk. "Ausführliche Schäferei über Nürnberger Geschichte, Geschlechter und übern Blumenorden" (Wolfskehl), vom Autor als "die dritte und vierdte Fortsetzung/oder den dritten und vierdten Theil der Pegnitz Schäferey, die von andern wolbelobten Pegnitz Schäfern . unlangsten angefangen worden" angesehen. Mit einigen "Bildgedichten", einer beliebten pegnesischen Spielerei, und eingestreuten Dichtungen von Harsdörffer, Klaj, Birken u. Volckamer. "While composing this work Helwig corresponded continuously with Birken who advised him and checked his material" (FdF). - VD 17 23:000458D; Goed. III, 112, 58, 1; Faber du Faur 556; Slg. Manheimer 191 (Kommentar von Wolfskehl). - Gebräunt u. stockfleckig, vereinzelt tintenfleckig. Kupfertitel mit Einrissen u. vollständig aufgezogen, Drucktitel mit 2 alten Stempeln. 1 Tafel angerändert, S. 113/14 untere Außenecke sauber ergänzt. S. 186 im Bund mit leichter Bereibung durch Verklebung mit der gegenüberliegenden Tafel. S. 189-192 seitlich beschnitten (kein Textverlust). Exlibris Paul und Mathilde Charlier. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        La Visione di S. Antonio da Padova

      1650 - Acquaforte, firmata in lastra in basso a sinistra. Esemplare nel terzo stato di quattro con l'indirizzo di Mattia Cadorin. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni e caratterizzata dai graffi di lastra, impressa su carta vergata coeva, irregolarmente rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Ex collezione J. E. Wetterauer (Lugt 3870). Etching, signed at lower left. Example of the third state of four, with the address of Matteo Cadorin. A fine impression, printed with tone on contemporary laid paper, irregularely trimmed to the platemark, very good condition. Ex collezione J. E. Wetterauer (Lugt 3870). Bartsch 11; Tib 011 III/IV Dimensioni 140 210mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Wahrhaffte Contrafactur der Weit Berühmbten Königlichen Haupt Statt Prag in Bohmen, wie Solche Jetziger Zeit im Wesen Steht" - Prag Praha Prague Czech Panorama view Ansicht Kupferstich antique print

      originalKupferstich aus Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" von ca. 1650 - von 2 Platten gedruckt - Blattmasse: ca.75 x35 cm - im Außenrand teils leicht fleckig, teils leicht knittrig, sonst gut erhalten original copper engraving out of Merian's "Theatrum Europaeum" from circa 1650 - printed from two plates - partly slightly stained in outer margins, partly slightly pleated, otherwise in good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!

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        Manuscript abridgement of 'Aloysii Iuglaris niciensis e Societate Iesu, Christus Iesus hoc est Dei hominis elogia'.

      [England. Circa 1653]. 1650 - Small octavo. Pagination pp. [1] + [30] + [2 blank] leaves. Bound in contemporary vellum with double blind stamped borders and red edges, edges rubbed, some staining. Manuscript in Latin. First free endpaper contains list of ten English and Latin works in a different hand. Most likely written as a school exercise, the combination of a condensed version of a Jesuit text 'Elogia' by Luigi Giuglari (1607-1653), with the list of predominantly English titles to the front endpaper suggests it was an English schoolboy receiving his education at a Jesuit school on the Continent. Written in a neat legible hand throughout. The manuscript is a condensed version of a 'Elogia' by Luigi Giuglari (1607-1653), Professor of Rhetoric, Orator and tutor to Duke Carlo Emanuele II of Savoy, having joined the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) in 1622. 'Eologia'. (1640) is a poem in blank verse of c.6,000 lines, in which he meditates on Christ's life in one hundred 'Elogia'. The work was composed as a thanksgiving for his family's one hundred years at Nice. He was responsible for a number of other printed works, including the Panegirici and the Quaresimale. One commentator has described it as 'an engrossing treasury of rhetoric, exegis, metaphor, theology, and devotion.' This epitome, by an unidentified scholar, reduces the original to c.2,000 lines. Each is numbered at the end from Elog.1 to Elog. 100; the sentences run on (rather than being unrhymed and unmetered in lines of three to eighteen words) but the extensive marginal references to the Bible, the Fathers and Roman writers have been maintained, as have many of the sentences in the original. To the front endpaper is a list of ten English books (some in Latin) including travel, curiosities and two Anglican divines (Hammond and Usher). The list appears to have been written circa 1653. The combination of a condensed version of a Jesuit text with the list of predominantly English titles to the front endpaper suggests it was an English schoolboy receiving his education at a Jesuit school on the Continent. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dean Byass, Manuscripts & Rare Books]
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        A Brief Narration of the Plotting, Beginning & Carrying on of that Execrable Rebellion and Butcherie in Ireland. With the Unheard of Devilish-Cruelties and Massacres by the Irish-Rebels, Excercised upon the Protestants and English There. Faithfully Collected out of Depositions . .

      London: Printed by E. Alsop and T. Dunster, 1650, 1650. First and only edition. Wing W-873; ESTC R204016, which records six locations in the British Isles, five in North America and one in Australia. Title-page a little dusty; fine copy, with generous margins.. Small 4to, modern red quarter morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. 64 pages. Title-page printed in red and black. Lacking the first blank. An account of the Irish Rebellion of 1641, that led to the Eleven Years' War - which ended with the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland. Thomas Waring's account of the rebellion brings its up through 1649 and includes detailed descriptions of the bloodletting, for which he blames the Catholics.

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        Verhandelinge van de opvoedinge en ziekten der kinderen. Vertoonende op wat wyse de kinderen gezond konnen blyven, en ziek zijnde, bequamelyk konnen herstelt werden. Zeer nodig voor alle huyshoudende lieden.Amsterdam, Hieronymus Sweerts, 1684. 8vo. With an engraved title-page showing a hospital scene and 19 figures on 6 engraved plates. Near contemporary vellum.

      BMN I, p. 279; Krivatsky 1338; G.A. Lindeboom, Geschiedenis van de medische wetensch. in Nederland, pp. 93-95; STCN (3 copies); Waller 1120; not in Wellcome. Rare first and only early edition (here with the dedication in the rarer first of two settings) of one of the first medical books on raising and educating children and especially on paediatrics. Intended for parents, it offers advice and instructions for treating all sorts of children's illnesses, common and rare, as well as tips on the prevention of disease. It gives detailed descriptions and instructions for many home recipes that the parents themselves can prepare and administer to the children. Two appendices follow the three main parts: the first called "Verscheide aanmerkingen aangaande de kinder-ziekten" (Various notes on children's diseases) with 23 numbered case studies, including a description of a child whose body was covered with scales except for his head (gossips blamed his mother for thinking about fish when she was pregnant!); the second, translated from the English, called "Historie der Japanse campher" (History of Japanese camphor.Steven Blankaart (1650-1704) at Amsterdam, one of the most important physicians of the 17th century, wrote many popular medical treatises, books on anatomy, surgery, etc., including an herbal and a large work on insects. He was the first to introduce Cartesianism into medical science and one the first scientific and empiricist physicians. With bookplate and with an occasional pencilled note or mark. With occasional small ink spots or faint marginal stains, but still in good condition. The binding somewhat soiled but also good.

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        SPEED OF LIFE

      SPEED OF LIFE - Collectors Editionsigned by DAVID BOWIE & MASAYOSHI SUKITA(1650 Collector copies are made)long time SOLD OUT !!In their fine bound edition, the authors have open up Sukita's archives to assemble a 300-page photo essay which, captioned with their own recollections and memories, traces the development of Bowie's remarkable career from 1972 to the present day.Quarter bound in leather, lacquered to a patent finish with mirrored portrait artwork inset into front cover, silver page edging and blockingTurquoise, Cerise and Black cloth bound folding solander box200gsm Matt Art PaperAn Extra 7" Vinyl Picture disc -singlecomes in the Original shipping-box of GenesisTHE LIMITED COLLECTOR EDITION trimmed size : 360mm x 250mm312 pages / 345 imagesBeautiful limited edition book !Genesis Publications Limited

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        [Vues de Paris].

       Paris, chez Israel Henriet [ca. 1650-55]. 12 (v. 13) u. 46 andere Radierungen. Folge von insges. 58 Rad. qu.-4°. ca. 13 x 25 cm. (Plattengr.). Ldr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg., Innenkantenvergold. Linienvergold. m. floralen Eckfleurons u. Initialen \"G.D.H.\" in Lorbeerzweigen auf beiden Deckeln. Kanten berieb. Einbd. fleckig. 2 Bll. m. kl. Einriß im w. Rd., durchgeh. Wasserrand.vgl. Nagler, Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon X, 409ff.; Faucheux, Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes - Israël Silvestre (1621-1691). - Folge von 58 Radierungen Suite de 58 pièces. Vorhanden nach Facheux: 17.0; 49.0, 1, 3-12; 52.0; 61.0, 3, 8-12; 62.1-4, 6-8, 16-18, 21, 22; 63.1-3, 5, 10-15; 165.2, 3; 232.13; 255.1; 278.1 2; 303.1-6; 306.2, 3; 346.0. - Der Sammelband enthält außer den Pariser, Ansichten von Chateau de Irrois, Chateau de Fresnes, Chateau de Rincy, Annecy, Chateau de Feuille proche Nancy, Chateau de Moné, Quincy en Champagne, Tanlay (6), Tonnerre (2). Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Graphik, Frankreich

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        Cornubia Sive Cornwallia - From the Atlas Novus, C1650's

      A bright and clean hand coloured Map of Cornwall by Jean Bleau, in near fine condition. Mounted and framed in a Hogarth frame. Framed sized: 27 3/4" X 23".

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        Frances Stuart, Countess of Portland. Copper Engraving

      1650 - Copper engraved portrait of; Frances Stuart, Countess of Portland. Latin description below image followed by artist and engravers details and the date 1650. Measures 27 x 19 cm. Legend reads; "Illustris. Domina Dna. Maria Stuart Comitissa. Portlandiae Neylandiae". Lovely clean condition with no stains, off white laid paper with beautiful large watermark in the paper showing a fleur-de-lys topping a shield. Original and genuine. *We think this is the 2nd state (of 3) as the publishers name has been scratched out off the plate. This matches another copy in the Huntingdon Museum in the USA. There are no known prepatory sketches or a related painting of this image and the copper plate no longer exists. This 1650 example of this image is the only one you can acquire unless you buy a modern machine produced copy.

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        Kattenis Rættergang med Hundene.

      Huor udi foregifuis icke alleniste adskillig Kortvillighed, anlangende deris Action oc Rættergang: Men alt saadant end ocsaa henført alffuorligheds Brug. Oc under slig Poetiske Dict, denne onde arrige oc forvirrede Verden udi sin Habit oc Gestalt, affmalit, med sine Documentis oc observationibus, Huad mand deraff haffuer at lære. Prentet udi Aarhus, i Autoris Tryckeri 1650. 332 blade, alle sider i bred røskenramme. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt helpergament med kalligraferet titel på ryggen. Med autografer af bogens ejermand fra 1650 og fremefter. Hans Hansen Skonning [1579-1651] virkede foruden som forfatter også som bogtrykker og klokker ved Domkirken i Århus. Da biskop Morten Madsen i 1641 afsatte ham som klokker, tog han hævn med denne satire, rettet mod forholdene i Århus. Skonning oprettede et bogtrykkeri i Aarhus ca. 1630, i 1635 fik han bevilling til at drive en papirmølle. Foruden denne virksomhed udfoldede han stor flid som forfatter. Hans i datiden mest omtalte arbejde var Kattenes Rettergang med Hundene, en dyreallegori i smag med Reinecke Voss. Det er bredt satiriske fremstillinger i dårlige knittelvers, og Skonning hævder indædt, at sandhed og retfærdighed er hjemløse i denne verden, hvor lasten triumferer. Thesaurus 644. Bibl. Danica IV, 246. Houghton no. 15.:"A contemporary of Arrebo, Skonning is today an obscure figure. In his life-time, however, he was well-known as a poet and a printer. This first edition, an allegorical verse epic with prose commentary, is a relatively rare seventeenth-century Aarhus imprint, published at the author's own printing house. Each page of text is printed within a border of type ornaments."

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        Animalia ad vivum delineata, et aqua forti ceri impressa Studio et arte - Original-Radierung

      de Wit, ohne Ort, (um 1650). Blattmaß: ca. 13 cm x 10,5 cm, (gering gebräunt) - Nicolaes Berchem war ein niederländischer Maler, Zeichner und Graphiker -

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        Napoli Sollevata

      Bologna, H. H. del Dozza 1650 - AMATORE Diego Spagnuolo. Napoli Sollevata. Narratione degli accidenti occorsi in detta citta dalli 7 Luglio 1647 sino li 20 Marzo 1648. Bologna, H. H. del Dozza, 1650. Tre parti in un volume in 8vo; pp. 152. Stemma della città di Napoli al frontespizio ed una tavola raffigurante "El maior monstruo del mundo Tomas Annielo de Amalfi". Restauri senza perdita di testo. Pergamena coeva. Raro. Lozzi 3025, nota; BL 17th Century Italian Books, S 28; Michel, I pag.42. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Empty covers]

      Rome 1650 - Folio (13-1/2 x 21 inches). The Pope's Bookbinder. Empty covers from a binding by the Rospigliosi atelier of Rome, active from the early 17th through the early 18th centuries and patronized by a long procession of Church officials and foreign dignitaries. Foot lists more than 90 known bindings by the Rospigliosi workshop (Henry Davis Gift, pp. 333-6), including bindings for Pope Paul V, Scipio and Paolo Borghese, Popes Innocent X, XI and XII, Pope Alexander VII, several Cardinals, members of the Chisi, Altieri and de Medici family and Queen Christina of Sweden. The bindery was named by A.R.A Hobson (French and Italian, pp., xl-xliii) after patron Giulio Rospigliosi (1600-1669), who became Cardinal in 1657 and Pope Clement IX in 1667. The bindery was most active in the 1650s-1670s, around the time this binding was made. Led by the brothers Gregorio and Giovanni Andreoli, the workshop was named official Vatican bindery when Gregorio was granted the lifetime title of bookbinder to the Vatican Library in 1665. Foot, Henry Davis Gift I, pp. 323-336 Full brown morocco, tooled in gold to a panel design with double filet strapwork, border filled with floral tools, edged with dog's tooth roll, outer panel in compartments with semé of teardrop and floral tools, middle panel with quarter fans in corners, with central panel of compartments diapered and semé, unidentified arms of a Cardinal, spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt with small floral tools. Spine repaired with loss to two compartments, some wear to corners. In a custom brown cloth clamshell box

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        Barbaria

      Amsterdam 1650 - Mappa del Mediterraneo e dle Nord Africa tratta dal "Atlas Major" del Blaeu. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in buone condizioni. Uncommon map of the Mediterranean coast of Africa, home to the infamous Barbary pirates. Two maps, one above the other. The top map shows the entire coast from C. Bajodor to the Nile delta and includes the Strait of Gibraltar. The bottom map depicts an enlarged area of present day Algiers, from Mare Ibericum to the island of Malta and a bit of Sicily. Several types of sailing ships and galleys, leopards and lions and a garland draped title cartouche ornament the map. Dimensioni 590 500mm

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        Tabula itineraria ex illustri Peuntigerorum bibliotheca quae Augustae Vindelicorum beneficio Marci Velseri Septem Viri Augustani in lucem edita

      Amsterdam 1650 - 4 fogli, incisione in rame, ogni foglio mm 390x500 per complessivi mm 390x2000 se uniti.La Tavola Peuntigeriana, celeberrima carta itineraria romana, il cui originale su pergamena (lungo quasi 7 metri) Ë ora a Vienna, fu scoperta nel 1507 da Conrad Celtis, umanista viennese, e da lui ceduta a Konrad Peutinger, consigliere ed editore dell'imperatore Massimiliano, per essere pubblicata. La carta, proprio per il fatto di esser stata disegnata su pergamena arrotolata fu realizzata grazie ad un enorme schiacciamento e non permette una realistica rappresentazione ma deve esser considerato come una specie di diagramma conoscendo distanze e strade. Fu realizzata probabilmente dopo il 200 d.C., ma quella rinvenuta da Celtis Ë una copia del XII-XIII secoloLa prima edizione a stampa fu realizzata (1598) da Abraham Ortelius per il suo Parergon, il primo atlante storico mai concepito; successivamente una nuova lastra venne preparata da Jansszon ed inserita nel volume del mondo antico (vol. VI) del suo Atlas Major e poi in "Accuratissimia Orbis Antiqui Delineatio" col testo di G. Hornius, stampato come volume singolo. Ogni foglio riporta due sezioni del rotolo che, qui ricreato, avrebbe dimensioni mm 185x4000 circa). Ottime condizioni generali, ampi margini e lieve arrossamento della carta. Janssonius, genero di Jodocus Hondius e cognato di Henricus Hondius, figlio di Jodocus, collaborÚ alla pubblicazione di atlanti, dopo l'acquisizione delle lastre di Mercatore da parte di Jodocus e dal 1638 fu in effetti colui che guidÚ l'impresa editoriale, mentre Henricus Hondius lentamente abbandonava l'attivit? (dal 1646 il suo nome non apparir? pi? su alcun frontespizio); divenne cosÏ il grande avversario della famiglia Blaeu nel secolo d'oro della cartografia olandese. Georg Horn fu un erudito tedesco, autore di numerose opere storiche, fra cui anche del testo per l'atalnte storico di Janssonius. Shirley 212 (Ortelius); Shirley 393. Copper engraving, 4 sheets, each mm 390x500 (390x2000 if conjoined). The map was first printed in Ortelius' Parergon in 1598 and then, with new engraved plates, in the historical atlas (vol. VI of the Atlas Major) by Jansson and later in G. Hornius' "Accuratissimia Orbis Antiqui Delineatio".The Peutinger Table is a map of the Roman road network completed and revised between 250 and 500 A.D. The only surviving manuscript is in the possession of the Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna--it was made in 1265 by a monk in Colmar. Its name derives from Konrad Peutinger, its owner around the time of Velser's publication.Peutinger's manuscript is in 12 sections but only 11 have survived--the first section is lacking, likely containing both Britain's road networks and the original title cartouche.Shirley writes, "The form of the map is essentially that of a practical route map in strip form. There are detailed lines of roads and staging posts with the distances between them marked, but no representation of direction. Because of this, the format of the map is unfamiliar and a certain amount of study is needed to comprehend its many interesting features" (Shirley 212, the Ortelius edition).Rome, Constantinople, and Antioch (all major centres of Roman imperial power) are indicated with iconic decoration. Besides the whole of the continental Empire, the map shows the Near East, North Africa, Mesopotamia and Persia, India, Sri Lanka (as Insula Taprobane), and even an indication of China. There is a Temple of Augustus on the southwest coast of India at Muziris, a major trading port during the Roman era.Eight maps (on 4 sheets) make up the famous Peutinger Table, or a Roman road map of the world. The map depicts the imperial roads and posts within the Roman Empire throughout Europe, North Africa and Asia as far as Toprobana (Sri Lanka). Based on the original manuscript, these maps were first popularized by Ortelius in 1598. They became a significant part of his great historical atlas. Jansson's version is nearly identical to tha

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        Fvrstlicher Lvstgarten zv Stvettgartt.",

      um 1650. - Ansicht des Renaissancegartens mit dem Alten Schloss, der Stiftskirche und dem Neuen Lusthaus. Kupferstich mit Legende (1-12) von M. Merian, um 1650. 23 x 34 cm. - Bis auf den Rand beschnitten, sauber, einige Stellen fachmännisch restauriert; der Titel in den Himmelsbereich montiert. - Entspricht in der Größe nicht der Nr. 13621 bei Fauser. Zählt zu den Einzelblättern Merians, die nicht in den Ansichtenwerken veröffentlicht wurden. - Sehr selten! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        \"Fvrstlicher Lvstgarten zv Stvettgartt.\",

       um 1650. Ansicht des Renaissancegartens mit dem Alten Schloss, der Stiftskirche und dem Neuen Lusthaus. Kupferstich mit Legende (1-12) von M. Merian, um 1650. 23 x 34 cm. - Bis auf den Rand beschnitten, sauber, einige Stellen fachmännisch restauriert; der Titel in den Himmelsbereich montiert. - Entspricht in der Größe nicht der Nr. 13621 bei Fauser. Zählt zu den Einzelblättern Merians, die nicht in den Ansichtenwerken veröffentlicht wurden. - Sehr selten! Versand D: 5,50 EUR Graphik, Deutschland, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Renaissancegarten

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        Historia naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis. Libri IV. Cum figuris aeneis.

      - Frankfurt am Main, M. Merian, 1650. Folio (34.2 x 20.8 cm). 78, [i] pp. 18 [of 20] engraved plates. Later paper boards, spine with printed paper label.l This is the first edition of the fourth book of Jonston's famous "Historia Naturalis", usually not found separately but, rather, combined with the fishes and other water-bound vertebrates. The complete work depicted all known animals and this is the single part devoted to marine invertebrates. This copy includes the fine plates of all Mollusca and Crustacea. Linnaeus and others later employed many of the names used here for their genera. The last two plates, not included, are on holothurians (Echinodermata). Complete copies are very rare. Some faint water stains in a corner, but most engravings with a strong impression and clean. In all, a good copy. Nissen ZBI, 2135. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nicolai Lancicii e Societate Jesu (Iesu) Opusculorum Spiritualium (Opuscula Spiritualia), Tomus Primus + Tomus Secundus. 2 Bände / Volumes.

      Antverpiae (Antwerpen), Apud Iacobum Meursium 1650. (16)/838/(26), (12)/937/(37) S., Gr.4° (ca. 19,5 x 29,5 cm), gebunden in spätere Halbledereinbände / bound in later half calf, Bibliotheksexemplar (Jesuitenbibliothek) mit Resten eines Rückenschildes und Stempeln (entwidmet), Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Außengelenke teils etwas eingerissen, Vorsatzblätter erneuert, Papier gebräunt und teils stock-/braunfleckig, Seiten im Randbereich teils mit altem Wasserrand, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Text in Latein / ex-library copy with rests of a label on spine and stamps (Jesuits library), binding rubbed / bumped, some joints with a tear, new preliminary pages, paper browned and partially foxed, pages at the margin partially waterstained, else good, text in Latin, Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau, "Bolswaert".

      - Kupferstich aus Blaeu ( Städtebuch ), um 1650, 38,5 x 52

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        24 etched designs for cartouches and other ornaments. Etched text on first plate: All'; Ill.mo Sig.r Fran.co Bandini. Humilissimo servitore Giovan Batista Paganelli DD. Agost.o Mitelli In Ventor [sic]

      [Milan: Giovanni Battista Paganelli, 1650. Sheet size 267 x 195 mm. 24 unnumbered plates of etchings after Mitelli by an unknown engraver, including title etching, on stubs. Platemarks: 241/ 246 x 166/168 mm. Most printed in brown ink (bistre). Watermarks: six-pointed star (cf. Briquet 6033) or no watermark. First plate slightly soiled and with small repaired patch at top and short repaired tear at bottom, 7th plate torn & repaired along inner platemark just affecting top of image, small stain at top of penultimate plate, lower platemark of pl. [15] shaved. Modern marbled boards. Plates numbered 210-233 in early ink.*** A complete set of a rare and previously overlooked edition of a suite of 24 etchings reproducing Mitelli's first series of decorative "cartouches" or frames. Father of Giuseppe Maria Mitelli, Mitelli père was an influential practitioner of the illusionistic painting technique known as quadratura painting. Several suites of prints were published after his drawings of architectural design and ornament: "three sets of cartouches and the Freggi [dell'architettura, a suite of 24 etched friezes]. His first set of twenty-four etched cartouches appeared in Bologna in 1636 ... [the etchings] were probably influenced by Agostino Tassi's prominent cartouches in the Sala de' Corazieri in the Quirinal palace.... Although Mitelli has been credited with originating the asymmetrical cartouche ... and his cartouches may well have been a point of departure for Stefano della Bella's Capricci (1646), his influence remains to be studied" (Millard). While art historians attribute the etching of all but this first series to Mitelli himself, only the Freggi can securely be attributed to him. Published descriptions of the various editions of the present series of 24 cartouche designs, none of which were etched by Mitelli himself, have been wildly inaccurate; in part because sets often mix etchings from different editions. Our copy consists of a uniform or "pure" series of plates. Published in Milan for the Milanese publisher Giovanni Battista Paganelli or Paganello, and dedicated to Bandini, Archbishop of Siena, the edition has only recently been recognized* as an original edition (Series II), printed from new plates. Executed for Paganelli ca. 1651-1654 by an anonymous engraver, the etchings are reverse copies of those published in Bologna (Series I) in 1636, for the print-publisher Agostino Parisini (with a dedication to Count Francesco Maria Zambeccari). The Parisini suite itself reproduces drawings by Mitelli, executed ca. 1634 in black chalk and brown ink. Only two complete drawings survive, in a private collection in France; another partial drawing in the Metropolitan Museum, dated to ca. 1609/10, shows a vertical section of the 7th plate (Accession no. 57.581.53). In the 1640s the Roman publisher Giovanni Giacomo Rossi in Rome acquired the Parisini plates and re-issued them with what appears to be a reworked state of plate 1, adding his own imprint (Series Ia). Sets of Parisini's Bolognese plates also appear occasionally with a title etching or supplemental etching by Mitelli's son Giuseppe: originally produced and published in Perugia in 1653 as a wedding invitation for the marriage of Anna Colonna and Duke Paolo Spinola in Genoa, the couple's arms and the text were erased from the plate for the issue that appears with the Parisini series, a fact which led bibliographers to incorrectly describe a ghost edition supposedly published in Perugia. The present Milanese edition is therefore one of only two early independent editions of etchings reproducing Mitelli's designs, each by a different anonymous engraver. The artistic quality of the present etchings is absolutely comparable to the Bolognese series. The suite is quite rare: the only institutional copies of this Milanese edition are held at the Bibliotheca Palatina in Parma and the Victoria and Albert Museum (lacking one plate). Two later versions, also in reverse, copying either Series I or II, were engraved in France, where Mitelli's sensibility resonated hugely, and published by the print dealers Paul Roussel and Pierre Mariette; the French series are easily recognizable for their markedly inferior quality. The first etching of the series shows an archway onto ancient ruins with a perspectival view of trees and in the background a town with a broken tower; the dedication is inscribed on a frieze of broken entablature in the foreground. Some of the plates contain two or three compartments with a cartouche and other ornamental motifs, and three plates are devoted to purely ornamental fantasies of sprays, volutes, vases, etc. The slightly asymmetrical cartouches incorporate volutes, ribbons, shells, grotesques, mermaids, dolphins, cornucopiae, garlands, leafy branches, snarling lions and putti; most are empty but a few contain further decoration; some are set between pillars or below cornices or statues. All seem to be swaying in a soft baroque wind and the overall effect is hypnotic. That the suite was actually used as a "pattern book" by artists appears doubtful. Cf. Berlin Katalog 562 (Parisini ed.); Guilmard, Maîtres ornemanistes, p. 314, no. 26 (1st para.); Ubisch, Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung Städtisches Kunstgewerbemuseum zu Leipzig, p. 78 (23 pl., edition unknown). Cf. Millard Architectural Collection / Italian p. 229. *Thanks to Olivier Walas, member of an international team preparing a new study of Agostino Mitelli's Genoese period, for his generous help and corrections concerning the identification of this edition.

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        De Vera Typographiæ Origine Parænesis . .

      Parisiis: Ex Officina Roberti Ballard, 1650, 1650. First edition. Bigmore & Wyman, Bibliography of Printing, vol. 2, page 37; Arthur Freeman, Bibliotheca Fictiva, 359. Vellum a little soiled and worn; some slight smudges and stains in the text; very good copy.. 4to, contemporary vellum. Woodcut title-page vignette, two head pieces, two tail pieces, one initial letter and one full engraving in the text. Half-title present. An early example of "bibliographical forgery" in which its author, Jacques Mentel, "forged documentary evidence to prove that his alleged ancestor, Johann Mentelin of Strasssburg, anticipated Gutenberg in the invention of movable type" - Freeman. To add legitimacy to the text, Mentel dedicated his work to antiquarian and scholar Bernard van Mallinckrodt. Johann Mentelin was an important German printer who flourished between 1458-78. Duplicate tag and early ink shelf mark of an unidentified library on the front free endpaper.

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        An easy and compendious introduction for reading all sorts of histories: contrived in a more facile way then heretofore hathy been published . the second edition corrected and augmented, and three full indexes added.

      Leonard Lichfield . to be sold by Thomas Robinson, Oxford 1650 - Small 4to, pp. [8], 351, [38]; title-page printed in red and black and withing woodcut border, tables in the textfull contemporary calf rebacked. A summary guidebook, published posthumously, and likely edited by his father, John Prideaux, Bishop of Worcester, to the ecclesiastical and political history of the ancient world, up to and including the Stuarts and Tudors. There were six editions published from 1648 to 1682. Wing 3440.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Tonningen').

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Julius Milheusser b. Rambout van den Hoeye in Amsterdam, dat. 1650, 40 x 50 Klose-Martius 5. - Sehr seltene Ansicht und größte bekannte Ansicht von Tönning aus dem 1700 Jahrhundert. - Insgesamt sind 6 große Ansichten bekannt; davon 3 aus dem 1900 Jahrhundert. - Das Blatt mit 2 Wappen u. Banderole im Himmel. - Unter der Ansicht Legende.

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        HIERONYMI OCHI RIZETTI MEDICI BRIXIENSIS DE PESTILENTIBUS, AC VENENOSIS MORBIS - ESACTA FEBRIUM PER INFERIOREM AGRUM BRIXIENSEM ANNO 1649 DIVAGATARUM

      BRIXIAE: APUD IO. BAPTISTAM GROMII, 1650. In 8. Dim. 21,5x16,5 cm. Pp. (22)+284+(2). Rarissima prima edizione del 1650 di questo trattato sulla peste del medico bresciano Girolamo Occhi Rizetti. Rizetti operò durante la pestilenza che colpì Brescia nel 1630 e che mietè molte vittime. Rizetti descrive diversi tipi di febbre in particolare febbre dell'Austro (dal vento Ostro, si pensava che la peste venisse trasportata dal vento), la causa della peste del 1630, diversi tipi di veleno (arsenico, sandaraca, lepre marina, veleno della salamandra, veleno della vipera e dell'aspide, dipsadi, rana, del Cantharis, oppio, mandragola, torpedine, aconito, scorpione, tarantola, veleno del cane rabbioso, mallo di noce, erba sardonia o erba annua ecc...). L'autore dedica un'ampia parte ai veleni in quanto associava gli effetti del veleno suul corpo umano alla peste studiandone la causa. Alla fine del volume un breve trattato (65 pagine) sulla febbre che colpì le basse campagne bresciane nel 1649, loro descrizione e cura. Opera collazionata e completa. Bella legatura in piena pergamena seicentesca con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Esemplare in mediocri condizioni ma raro, solo cinque copie censite su SBN delle quali una mutila. Copertina in piena pergamena seicentesca con titolo manoscritto al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Segni di umidità. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in discrete condizioni con fioriture e gore d'umidità marginali che hanno causato fragilità della carta al margine superiore con perdita di qualche lettera fino alla carta b e da pag. 277 alla fine. Il testo in sè non risulta tuttavia danneggiato. Very scarce first edition of 1650 of this treaty about plague by the physician from Brescia Girolamo Occhi Rizetti.Rizetti worked during plague affecting the city of Brescia in 1630 which provoqued many victims. Rizetti describes different kind of fevers in particular the austro one (deriving from the wind, because people think the plague was transported by wind), the cause of plague of 1630, different kind of poison (arsenic, sandaraca, sea hare, salamander poison, viper and aspis poison, dipsadi, frog, Cantharis poison, opium, mandrake, torpedo, monk's hood, scorpio, tarantula, raged dog poison, nut, sardonia herb or blister buttercup etc...). The author dedicates a wide part to poisons because he associated the effects of poison in human body studying the cause of plague. At the end of the volume a brief treaty about fevers (65 pages) which affected lower countryard of Brescia in 1649, their description and treatment. Collationed complete work. Beauitufl full parchment cover of the XVII century with manuscripted title in the spine. Copy in poor conditions but complete, only five copies in italian libraries of which one with missing pages. Full parchment cover of the XVII century with manuscripted title in the spine in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Humidity signs. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in fair conditions with foxings and humidity stains in the edges causing weaknesses of paper in the upper edge with loss of some letter until page b and from pag. 277 until the end. The text in itself is not damaged.

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        Les oeuvres Les nouvelles oeuvres EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Augustin Courbe, 1650. Fine. Chez Augustin Courbe, à Paris 1650 - 1658, Fort in-4 (16,5x23cm), (30) 709p. (1) 210p. (17) (1bc.) ; (8) 173pp. (5), relié. - first edition of the car works and second edition of New works. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition des Oeuvres (et première chez Courbe qui venait de récupérer le privilège) de Voiture et édition originale des Nouvelles oeuvres. Deux vignettes de titre par Picart. Un beau portrait par Champaigne. Reliure en plein veau écailles du XVIIIe. Dos à nerfs joliment orné de fleurons et d'étoiles, roulette en queue. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Triple filet d'encadrement su les plats. Dentelle intérieure. Tranches marbrées. Restaurations fines en coins et coiffes. Frottements. Premier feuillets jaunis avec petites mouillures marginales. Larges jaunissures sur les feuillets préliminaires des Nouvelles oeuvres. Voiture (1597-1648) fut toute sa vie un galant et un courtisan, brillant dans les salons et jouant aux jeux. Son talent épistolaire lui valut de mettre longtemps en France la prose à la mode, et ses poésies excellent dans le ton maniériste et précieux, même s'il sait tour à tour être trivial quand il le faut. C'est un personnage incontournable de la scène littéraire du début du XVIIe, un vrai personnage de Molière. Voiture, c'est tout d'abord un style, non seulement dans ses lettres (Lettres amoureuses) et ses poésies mais également dans sa prose, voir pour exemple les délicieuses Métamorphoses. Ses œuvres furent à l'image de l'homme, galant, enseignant le beau langage et les belles manières aux habitués de l'hôtel de Rambouillet. Sa renommée fut très grande durant son siècle et il demeure un emblème pour le XVIIème siècle.  

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        Praga. Prag

      Frankfurt, 1650. unbound. very good(+). Panoramic view. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 7.75" x 25 3/8" Exquisite panoramic view of Prague, showing the walls and fields around the city. Includes three coats of arms and two royal seals. Minor aging along edges. In three panels. Very light scattered foxing. Matthaus Merian (1593-1650), was a draughtsman, topographical engraver, and publisher from Switzerland.

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        Heidelberg, anno 1650, Merian Matthäus

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Heidelberg, anno 1650, Merian Matthäus: "Wahre Contrafactur der Churfürstlichen Residentz Statt Heidelberg.", 24,5x35,5 cm., gering gebräunt. Referenz: Fauser, Nr. 5567 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Pisgah-sight of Palestine and the confines thereof, : with the history of the Old and New Testament acted thereon

      Printed by J.F. for John Williams .., 1650-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. [12], 434 [i.e. 447], [1], 202, [21] p. : maps, plans.1st ed. Folio, modern calf, gilt-lettered spine. With frontis, engraved title-page and 26 (of 28) double-page folding maps and plans. Missing plate: "Jewish Habits." Hint of dampstain to upper right corner and edge for first 1/3 of book. Scattered spotting. Old library stamp on margin of title page. Modern endpapers. This curious and singular work is not a mere geographical work, but contains many things relating to Jewish antiquities, and to the manners and customs of the people" (Lowndes, 848). A Pisgah view of Palestine is a reference to Moses' view, from Mt. Pisgah of the Holy land where he was not permitted to enter. Fuller's book provides a contemporary and comparable work to Milton's works. Hopkins describes Fuller's atlas as the first English bible Atlas (169 p.) Fuller used three engravers, John Goddard, Robert Vaughan and W. Marshall and maintained a uniform style. Fuller attempted to use the maps as a primary teaching tool to enlighten. "Fuller's Pisgah Sight of Palestine: A Seventeenth-Century Bible Atlas" Hopkins: THE EVANGELICAL QUARTERLY, Vol. LIV No. 3 July-September, 1982 {"Thomas Fuller's "Pisgah-Sight of Palestine" as a Comment on the Politics of Its Time, Florence Sandler, Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 4 (Aug., 1978), pp. 317-343" Wing F2455. Gibson SVIII:1. Cox I:208.

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        [A series of 4 Chinese drawings]. [China, ca. 1650/60?]. Colour drawings (3 ca. 28 x 18 cm, the 4th cut down to 16.5 x 17.5 cm), apparently showing Manchurian scenes.

      A series of 4 colour drawings of Manchurian(?) scenes. All mounted on Dutch paper probably from the period 1650-1660. The paper of the drawings themselves ranges, in three cases, from 27 x 16 cm to 30 x 19.5 cm; the fourth has been cut down to 16.5 x 17.5 cm. The drawings show the following (all outdoor scenes):1) a dignitary on horseback, with his attendant on foot carrying a parasol.2) 2 ladies, 1 holding the other's sleeve, with a flowering tree and an octagonal stone basin(?).3) a lady with a flowering plant in a basket, with a deer at her side.4) 2 ladies: 1 with a fan; the other leaning on a table with a vase of flowers.All 4 backed with matching European paper watermarked with a 7-point foolscap above "4" and 3 balls. The closest matches in the literature, Laurentius 431-437 (especially 431 and 435), date from 1651 to 1658.

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        De bello Belgico : the history of the Low-Countrey warres

      Humphrey Mosley, 1650-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Fine binding. Bound in full leather. Gilt ruled with 5 raised bands. Red leather spine label. Fine binding and cover. Hand made marbling paper end pages. Early signature of Daniel Harvey, 1651. (Presumed to be Sir Daniel Harvey, 1631 – 1672. MP, diplomat and English Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1668 to 1672.) 4to. [360] pages, [14] leaves of plates : portraits ; 29 cm. Hand written list of portraits on rear end page. Old damp stain to bottom margin of a few pages. Wing S5777. 1st English ed.

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        De Bello Belgico The History of the Low-Countrey Warres

      London: for Humphrey Moseley, 1650, 1650. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. 1 vol., folio, 11-1/2" x 7-5/8", (v)144,84,58,24pp(xii), complete with the 14 engraved portrait plates, some minor foxing but generally clean and bright throughout. Bound in full contemporary paneled calf over cords, rebacked at an earlier date, gilt lettered red morocco spine label, hinges rubbed but fine, head and foot of spine fine, overall a VERY GOOD copy. Wing S5777 Famiano Strada (1572-1649) was an Italian Jesuit historian who wrote "De Bello Belgico" in Latin in 1602, although it was not published until 1632. Playwright Sir Robert Stapylton (1607-1669) translated it into English. The book is an account of the 16th-century revolt of the Netherlands against the rule of Philip II of Spain. Stapylton translated Strada's marginal notes, adapting them to English readership.

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        Les origines de la langue françoise

      Paris: Augustin Courbé, 1650. First edition of the first French etymological dictionary, reprinted in 1694 in an enlarged edition in folio, and again in 1750 in 2 volumes folio; 4to, pp. [16], xxxviii, [2], 845, [1], [28] indexes, approbation, and errata; engraved vignette title page after Picart; 19th century quarter brown calf over marbled boards; edges rubbed and a bit worn, but in all a good, sound copy. Menage (1613-1692), "a man of vast erudition and keen intuition," was one of the few in his day who had first hand knowledge of Old French and the early stages of other Romance languages (which he had gleaned from his studies of law and early legal documents) and was uniquely qualified to carry out such an etymological undertaking. But his sarcasm lead to his expulsion from the French Academy; he had many enemies and suffered under the satire of Moliere and Boileau (see Holmes, History of the French Language, 1938, p. 90; and Ency. Brit., 11th ed).

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        Historia naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis. Libri IV. Cum figuris aeneis.

      Frankfurt am Main, M. Merian, 1650. Folio (34.2 x 20.8 cm). 78, [i] pp. 18 [of 20] engraved plates. Later paper boards, spine with printed paper label.l This is the first edition of the fourth book of Jonston's famous "Historia Naturalis", usually not found separately but, rather, combined with the fishes and other water-bound vertebrates. The complete work depicted all known animals and this is the single part devoted to marine invertebrates. This copy includes the fine plates of all Mollusca and Crustacea. Linnaeus and others later employed many of the names used here for their genera. The last two plates, not included, are on holothurians (Echinodermata). Complete copies are very rare. Some faint water stains in a corner, but most engravings with a strong impression and clean. In all, a good copy. Nissen ZBI, 2135.

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