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        Gesamtans., "Francfurt am Main".

      - Kupferstich ( m. Bordüre ) n. ( P. Schut b. N. Visscher), um 1650, 21 x 26,5 Fauser, Nr. 4090 ( mit dem Stechernamen. Biller, Das Städtebuch von Nicolaes Visscher und P. H. Schut in Speculum Orbis, S. 91 ff. ( Nr. 24 im 3. Zustand ) - Blick von Westen zur Stadt, links Sachsenhausen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Le moyen de parvenir

      1650. Fine. 1650 S.d, In-16 (6x11,2cm), 439pp., relié. - New edition. According to the typographical equipment, seventeenth edition Bound in full red late nineteenth shagreen. Back to Jansenist nerves. Gilt title. Indoor Friesland. Gilt edges. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. D'après le materiel typographique, édition du XVIIe. C'est la seconde édition décrite par Brunet : "Cette édition, assez belle, se place dans la collection des Elseviers : on la trouve difficilement en bon état." Les premières éditions ne portent pas de date. Reliure en plein chagrin vieux rouge fin XIXe. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Titre doré. Frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire. L'ouvrage est un répertoire de contes satiriques écrits à la fin du XVIe dans lesquels ont abondamment puisé Tabourot et le pseudo Bruscambille. L'ensemble est très porté à la grivoiserie et à la paillardise, dans un langage non seulement populaire mais très peu châtié. Il est curieux que ce recueil soit aujourd'hui moins prisé ou recherché que les frasques de Bruscambille ou de Tabourot, il n'a pourtant rien à leur envier du côté de la scatologie.  Ex-libris gravé du XXe : L. Van Malderen

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        Herbipolis.Würtzburg.",,

      um 1650. - Panoramaansicht von der Höhe aus Norden. Kupferstich von 2 Platten mit Legende (1-34) und kleiner Kartusche mit der Stadtfahne aus einer niederländischen Ausgabe von M. Merian, um 1650. 23 x 62,5 cm. - Unter Glas mit Passepartout staubdicht gerahmt. Rahmung im Preis inbegriffen. Schwach gebräunt und minimal fleckig. - Fauser 15736; Mainfränkisches Museum, Gesamtansichten, 12. - Erstmals erschienen ist die Ansicht Merians 1633 in Abeles Chronik der ersten Jahre des Dreißigjährigen Krieges. 1648 erschien sie mit vier weiteren Würzburg-Ansichten in der "Topographia Franconiae". Die Autorenschaft Matthäus Merians scheint relativ sicher, im Gesamtwerk der Topographien ragt sie durch ihre Größe und Komposition heraus. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        India Orientalis,map,anno 1646, Merian Matthäus

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - India Orientalis,map,anno 1646, Merian Matthäus Coppermap, edited by Merian Matthäus, anno 1646 in "Neue Archontologia Cosmica", "INDIA ORIENTALIS ET INSULAE ADIECENTES." Size of the leaf. 32 x 40 cm., of the map: 27 x 35 cm. To see south east asia with lates discoveries, including the incomplete new guinea, first part of australia (New Holland), good condition, no cracs, only little brownish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Conquisto di Granata Poema Heroico. Con gli argomenti del Signor Flaminio Calvi.

      Modena, Apresso Bartolomeo Soliani, 1650. - in-4. 4ff. 256pp. Demi veau moderne genre ancien, dos à nerfs orné. Edition Originale de ce poème épique sur la prise de Granada et la fin de l'occupation arabe en Espagne. L'ouvrage connut un grand succès et de nombreuses éditions et traductions. En tête de chaque livre figure, dans un encadrement typographique, le sujet, rédigé par Flaminio Valvi. Le littérateur italien Girolamo Graziani (1604-1675) fut secrétaire du Duc de Modena qui lui donna le titre de Comte de Saryana. Bel exemplaire, malgré quelques petites taches. Palau, 108861. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Declaration of His Excellencie James Marquis of Montrosse, Earle of Kilcairn, Lord Greme, Baron of Mont-Dieu, Lieutenant Governour of Scotland, and Captaine Generall of all His Majesties forces by sea or land, for that Kingdome.

      Printed for Matthew Simmons, next doore to the Golden Lyon in Aldersgate Streete. 1650 [2], 22pp. 4to. Titlepage set within typographic border, ornamental headpiece decorations; browned, v. sl. scuff to corner of ornamental titlepage border, one leaf torn with sl. loss to blank corner, one leaf close cut on leading edge shaving some letters of notes. Late 19th century half cloth, marbled boards, gilt lettered spine. Bookplate of A.W. Fox, blind stamp of Unitarian College on front endpaper.ESTC R202892. A partial reprinting of and reply to:

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        A French-English Dictionary, With Another in English and French. Whereunto are Newly Added the Animadversions and Supplements, &c

      W.H. for Abel Roper, London 1650 - Contemporary paneled calf, some surface scrapes, front hinge rubbed and cracking but largely held by cords, rear rubbed but sound. Front endpaper torn and abraded (apparently from removing wax seals used as ownership markings). A later edition of Cotgrave's Dictionarie of the French and English Tongues (1611), the first, though, with Howell's additions. Both the inclination to put such a thing together, and the book itself, are emblematic of the late but fierce blooming English Renaissance. Printed in three columns, lacking the blanks with new endpapers added. Separate titles for the two sections with the English-French in an architectural border. Light scattered foxing, quite clean overall. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Language & Linguistics; Reference. Inventory No: 045753. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Dantzig".

      - kol. Kupferstich ( m. Bordüre ) n. P. Schut b. N. Visscher, um 1650, 21 x 27 Fauser, Nr. 2889; Nicht bei Bott/Holzammer. Biller, Das Städtebuch von Nicolaes Visscher und P. H. Schut in Speculum Orbis, S. 91 ff. ( = 1. Zustand ohne Nummerierung ) - Blick von einer Anhöhe zur Stadt. i. Vgr. Bauern.

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        Principia philosophiae. Amsterdam, Lodewijk Elsevier, 1650.

      Contemporary vellum. Bookblock partly loose from spine. 4o: , pag.: [38], 302 p. Titlepage slightly creased. With many woodcut text-illustrations. A used but otherwise good copy. *-*****4 A-Nn4 2O2. This edition of Descartes' Principia philosophiae appaered as a part of his Opera philosophica that were published by Lodewijk Elsevier in 1650. The first edition of his ssytem of physics was printed in 1644, also by Elsevier. It was based on Descartes' at that time unpublished work Le Monde, about the creation and function of the universe in completely mechanic terms. In the Principia Philisophiae, Descartes proved his own existence by assuming it not to be true, therefore obtaining a proof by contradiction. 'Cogito, ergo sum' [I think, therefore I am] is one of the famous quotations from this important tract. Descartes had insisted that progress should be made through deduction (analytic logic) whereas Galileo and Bacon (who, like Descartes, were unsatisfied with existing methods of proof) believed more in observations and induction (empiric logic).B0121.

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        Sub polo arctico, map, anno 1650, Blaeu, old colours

      Blaeu W.+J.,Atlases,Maps,Townboo - Coppermap, edited by the Blaeu family, spanish text on verso, ca. anno 1650, size of the leaf: 52 x 60 cm. Condition: good, wide margins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typus Frisiae Orientalis. Auctore Ubbone Emmino. Original-Kupferstich nach Ubbo Emmius von Willem Jansz. Blaeu bei Janssonius.,

      Amsterdam, um 1650. - Verso französischer Text. Zeigt Ostfriesland und die Inseln. Oben in beiden Ecken Wappen, links unten Titelkartusche, rechts unten Insetkarte mit der Darstellung der großen Flut im Jahre 1277. Im Meer Windrose und Schiffsstaffage. // Striking full color example of Jansson`s map of the East Friesland and the area around Emden and Norden. Large inset map of the mouth of the Amasis River. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche and two large coats of arms, plus elegant border details around the inset, sailing ships and a compass rose. Wide margins. French text on verso. // Aus Präsentationsgründen unter Passepartout gerahmt, wird ohne Passepartout und Rahmen verkauft und verschickt. /rathausstr Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5100

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

      London: J.F. for John Williams 1650 - FIRST EDITION. Folio. Contemporary calf Binding worn, small one centimetre diameter hole in Cannan map otherwise contents generally very clean. Engraved title, frontis and 26 (of 28) double-page plates comprising 19 maps and 7 plans etc, Lacking the large map of the Holy Land and one other double page map, Desertum Paran. Includes the 12 maps of the tribes on 13 sheets, Manasseh being on 2, and the plan of Jerusalem. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Heidelberg, Schloß, Merian anno 1650, auf dem vollen Doppelblatt

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Heidelberg, Schloß, Merian anno 1650, auf dem vollen Doppelblatt, selten Merian, Matthäus. Prospect des Churfürstlichen Pfältzischen Resident Schlosses und Lustgartens zu Heidelberg. Kupferstich. 25 x 35 cm. Gering gebräunt, untere Mittelfalz restauriert, unten links kleine restaurierte Fehlstelle, kaum zu sehen. Bitte sehen Sie sich die Fotos an. Fauser 5585. Schefold 25124. – Ansicht des Heidelberger Schlosses, des Lustgartens, der Altstadt und der Brücke, dem Ausblick ins Neckartal. Heidelberg-Das Schloß, anno 1650, Merian Matthäus, in Topographia Palatinatus Rheni, "Das Chur Fürstliche Pfältzische Schloß vnd Gartten, zu Haydelberg. von Mitternacht an zusehen" Platte: 21,5x33 cm., breitrandig, gering gebräunt, kleine Reparatur an der unteren Mittelfalz und an der linken Aussenfalz, ausserhalb der Darstellung. Sehr seltenes Blatt. Referenz: Fauser, Nr. 5584 Topographia Palatinatus Rheni: Heydelberg Matthäus Merian (Herausgeber und Illustrator) und Martin Zeiller (Textautor): Topographia Palatinatus Rheni. Merian, Frankfurt am Main 1650, S. 37–47. "Es ligt diese der Untern-Pfaltz Hauptstadt / im Craichgöw / und also noch in Schwaben / und theilt der Neckar allhie Francken / und Schwaben / also daß Schwaben disseits / und Francken jenseit deß Neckars / und der Brücken / nemblich zur Rechten liget; wie Chytraeus in orat. de Graichgoea, und Freherus part. 2. Orgin. Palat. melden. Theils führen den Namen her von den Heyden; theils von den Bergen / mit welchen diese Stadt umbgeben / theils anderswoher; die meisten aber von den Heidelbeeren / so alda auf dem Geißberg / und hinter dem Schloß / in grosser Menge / wachsen / daher sie diesen Orth Myrtillorum montem, und Myrtilletum, heissen; und ist von den Alten allhie erzehlt worden / daß sie auff dem Stadt Rathhauß allda / in der Stadt altem Fahnen / ein Wasser Jungfräulein / auff einem Haidelbeerberg stehend / gesehen: wie hievon weitläuffiger beym gedachten Frehero part. 1. Orgin. Palat. c. 9. zu lesen. Es ist diese Stadt / mit ihrer Gegend / von frischer gesunder Lufft / so durch das Berg- und Neckerthal durchwehet / und davon gereiniget wird. An beederseits Gebürgen hat es Weinwachs; gegen Abend / und Mittag / Geträid; gegen Morgen / und Nord im Odenwald / Holtz / und Schnabelweid; gegen Mittag im Craichgöw / Fische im Neckarstrom / und Viehe in derselben Gegend. Es hat allerley lustige Spatziergäng / und gegen Abend ein Ebne; sonsten aber ist sie / wie gemeldt / mit ziemlichen Bergen / und Wälden / gleichsam umbringet. Die Stadt an ihr selbsten ist den Römern / und Francken / als die erst hernach erbaut worden / nicht; aber wol die Berg / Castell / Warten etc. darauff / bekandt gewesen / und kan man nicht wissen / wer Haidelberg erbaut habe. Das findet man / daß Käysers Friderici I. Bruder Cunradus, so von ihme dem Käyser die Pfaltz bekommen / und An. 1192. gestorben / und im Closter Schönaw / ein Meil von Heydelberg begraben worden ist / zu Heydelberg gewohnt hat. Das zuvor die Pfaltzgrafen nicht hie oben / sondern zu Bacharach / und besser unten / dem Rhein / und Mosel zu / ihre Wohnungen gehabt haben. Besagten Cunradi Tochter Agnes hatte Pfaltzgraf Heinrichen / Hertzog Heinrichen deß Löwen zu Sachsen / Sohn / der gestorben An. 1213. [38] und auch zu Schönaw begraben worden / dessen Tochter / auch Agnes genant / Hertzog Othen auß Bäyern / Hertzog Ludwigs Sohn / geheuratet hat / und ist ferners die Pfaltz beständig bey dem Hauß Bäyern geblieben. Anno 1225. ist Heydelberg / vom Bischoff zu Wormbs / besagtem Ludovico / Hertzogen in Bäyern / deß gedachten Othen Vattern / und der Agnes Schwähern / zum Lehen angestzt worden / da Otho die Agnes allbereit zum Weib hatte: Und ward ihme Hertzog Ludwigen geliehen / das Castrum in Heidelberg, cum Burgo ipsius castri, et comitia Stalbohel, wie die Lateinische Wort lauten. Daher in einer kurtzen Chronic der Stadt Heydelberg / die beym Frehero part. 2. Orig. Palat. c. 20. zu finden / am 101. Blat stehet; Im Jahr 1225. hat Hertzog Ludwig [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pisa.

      La Haye, R. Alberts, 1650 circa. Inicisone in rame all'acquaforte, b / n, cm 42,2 x 53,3 circa (alla lastra) più margini. Titolo al centro del margine superiore e stemmi ai margini, legenda a novantasette voci nel margine inferiore dell'inciso, firmata in lastra ("J. Blaeu excud") in basso a destra. Bella veduta planimetrica della città a volo d'uccello. In bella impressione, in ampi e completi margini, ottimo lo stato di conservazione.

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        Lacvs Lemanni locorvmque circvmiacentivm accvuratissima descriptio. Altkol. Kupferstichkarte nach Jacob. Goulart bei W. und J. Blaeu in Amsterdam.

      Amsterdam, ca. 1650 - 59 x 70 cm, unter Passepartout, gerahmt u. blattvergoldet., 41 x 52 cm, Falzspur min. gebräunt, minimalst fleckig. Dekorative Karte des Genfer Sees und Umgebung (Genf, Nyon, Morges, Lausanne, Vevay bis zur Rhonemündung). Mit Widmungskartusche «wohlwollend dem geneigten Leser» einer Titelkartusche mit Angaben des Autors und dem Genfer Wappenschild und einer Meilenkartusche die die unterschiedlichen Längen der deutschen, savoyardischen und französische Meilen angibt. 6000 gr.

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        L' APPARAT FRANCOIS, AVEC LE LATIN RECUEILLI DU SEUL CICERON

      Edition : TOLOSE, 1650, 1650 - Edition originale - Ensemble un supplément des mots nécessaires qui ne se trouvent pas dans ses œuvres, tirés des meilleurs auteurs de la langue latine. Le tout enrichi d'un recueil des royaumes, provinces, villes, rivières, iles, montagnes & autres lieux de tout le monde, exprimez par le nom ancien & moderne. Par le R.P. Pierre Delbrun de la Compagnie de Jésus - Texte sur deux colonnes, Lettres ornées, bandeaux, culs de lampe et marque d'imprimeur gravés sur bois, frontispice gravé au burin par J. Seguenot - Reliure parchemin d'époque, frottement épidermée, dos en grande partie absent, travaux de vers, n'empêchant pas la lecture - Ouvrage en deux parties (la deuxième partie est un supplément à la première), suivi du recueil des royaumes et. (24), 1115,(6), 124,(8),103 pages, 24 cm, broché. Etat moyen [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Discours de la souverainete des roys. Par Moyse Amyraut pasteur et professeur en theologie a' Saumur. LEG. CON: Du Regne de mille ans ou de la prosperite de l'eglise

      Par Louis Vendosme ; Chez Isaac Desbordes 1650 2 voll. in 8, pp. 184; 323 + (5). P. pg. coeva con unghie. Tipica bruniture uniforme. Insieme di due opere tra le piu' note di questo teologo protestante nato nel 1596, fu professore di teologia a Samur. Essendo stato deputato nel 1631 del sinodo della chiesa riformata di Francia, fu dispensato dall'uso che astringeva i i protestanti mentrwe mentre arringavano innanzi al Re a Stare genuflesso. Al tempo della rivoluzione d'Inghilterra ei sostenne nel suo libro Sulla sovranita' dei Re, la dottrina della obbedienza passiva e la inviolabilita' della persona del monarca. Diz. biogr. univ. I, p. 118. ITA

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        HALLANDIA NOVA ET ACCURATA DESCRIPTIO’. Detailed map of Halland on the West coast of Sweden between Göteborg and Helsingborg.

      Nicolaas Visscher ca. 1650 - 44x52cm. Figurative cartouche and scale of miles. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. This is an apparently unrecorded Visscher map, separately published, not appearing in any of the Visscher atlases. The map is identical to an Allard map of the same title. Koeman lists a Covens & Mortier composite atlas (C&M 11/488) which contains a map with the title "Hallandia apud Covens & Mortier", and the Library of Congress has a nine volume Covens & Mortier atlas (#3448 Vol.3/73) with a "Hallandia Nova et Accurata Descriptio" map without the Visscher address below the title. - A rare map, and one of the few devoted to Halland and north Schonen, held as Danish until 1645 when it was claimed by Sweden.

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        Constantinopolis, anno 1638, copperengraving Merian

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Copperengraving, edited by Merian Matthäus, anno 1638, size of the leaf: 32x71 cm., edited in "Neuwe Archontologia Cosmica", on margins little brownish [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roma

      Frankfurt am Main Merian Matthias 1650 - "Roma". Orig. copper-engraving from M. Merian's Theatrum Europeanum, ca. 1650. With decorative title-cartouche and a coat-of-arms. 30,5:70,5 cm (12 x 27 3/4 inch.).

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        A Letter from the Lord General Cromwel, concerning the rendition of the Castle of Edinburgh to his Excellency on articles. Together with the passages between His Excellency and the Governor in order hereunto, and the articles upon which the same were surrendered, and a list of the ordnance and ammunition therein. Die Martis, 31 Decembr. 1650. Ordered by the Parliament, that the letter sent from the General from Edinburgh, dated the 24 Decem. 1650. Together with the several papers therein inclosed; together with the articles for the rendition of the Castle of Edinburgh; and the list of the ordnance and ammunition taken there, be forthwith printed and published. Hen: Scobell, Cleric. Parliamenti.

      Printed by Edward Husband and John Field. 1650 16pp with additional blank pages bound in at end. 4to. A very good copy. Early 20th century half calf, marbled boards, gilt lettered spine. The Huth copy with small gilt bookplate, from the library of Viscount Strathallan, Stobhall, Perthshire.ESTC R206393, Thomason E.621 [2]. On the 24th December 1650 Sir Walter Dundas surrendered Edinburgh Castle to Cromwell, and this pamphlet is dated 7 days later. It opens with a statement by Cromwell written on the day the Castle surrendered, and then sets out the correspondence and articles between the two sides from the 12th - 19th December. It concludes with a list of the ordnance in the Castle.

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        Salvador da Bahia, Merian anno 1624, captured by dutch fleet

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Salvador da Bahia, captured by the dutch fleet in 1624; copperengraving created by Matthäus Merian, anno 1640, "Abriß der Baya und Meerbusems de Todos os Sanctos und d Statt S. Saluador von Holländern eingenommen" Mounted on paper, cracked, restored, waterstained, size of the leaf: 34x38 cm., size of the leaf: 19x37 cm. The same print (without text) is published in Merians Theatrum Europaeum, part I. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MUSURGIA UNIVERSALIS sive Ars Magna Consoni et Dissoni in X libros digesta, qua universa sonorum doctrinam et philosophia, musicaequae tam teoricae quam praticae scientia summa varietate traditur; admirandae consoni et dissoni in mundo, adeoque universa natura vires effectusque, uti nova, ita peregrin variorum speciminum exibitione ad singulares usus tum in omnipotente facultate, tum potissimum in philologia, mathematica, phisica, mecanica, medicina, politica, metaphisica, theologia, aperiuntur et demonstrantur.

      Corbelletti,, Roma, 1650 - 2 voll. in folio, pp. (20), 690; (2), 462, (38), bella leg. m. pelle ottocentesca con fregi ai d., piatti in carta dec. Antip. al primo vol. inc. in rame raff. il ritr. dell’Arciduca Leopoldo d’Austria. Con molte incis. in legno n.t. e 3 pagine interamente inc. in legno a p. pag. Con 19 (su 21) tavv. inc. in rame, anche ripp. Manca una tav. che doveva essere in antip. al II vol. e manca antip. al I vol. Prima ediz. La più rara e importante opera del K. (1602-1680), quasi una sorta di enciclopedia delle nozioni musicali del tempo, compilata in pieno periodo barocco. Contiene anche pagine di musica annotata di diversi brani musicali del XVI e XVII sec. Interess. anche per la parte che concerne la costruzione degli strumenti musicali, sia antichi che contemporanei, dove l’A. include anche la spiegazione di alcuni strumenti di sua invenzione. Caillet 5785. Brunet II, 668. Graesse IV, 21. Honeyman Collection 1816. Legg. alone sulle prime 25 cc, per il resto ottimo esempl. a larghi margini. [388]

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        Typus Frisiae Orientalis. Auctore Ubbone Emmino. Original-Kupferstich nach Ubbo Emmius von Willem Jansz. Blaeu bei Janssonius.

      Amsterdam, um 1650.. 37,5 x 49 cm,. Verso französischer Text. Zeigt Ostfriesland und die Inseln. Oben in beiden Ecken Wappen, links unten Titelkartusche, rechts unten Insetkarte mit der Darstellung der großen Flut im Jahre 1277. Im Meer Windrose und Schiffsstaffage. // Striking full color example of Jansson's map of the East Friesland and the area around Emden and Norden. Large inset map of the mouth of the Amasis River. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche and two large coats of arms, plus elegant border details around the inset, sailing ships and a compass rose. Wide margins. French text on verso. // Aus Präsentationsgründen unter Passepartout gerahmt, wird ohne Passepartout und Rahmen verkauft und verschickt. /rathausstr

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        Les oeuvres Les nouvelles oeuvres EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Paris: Chez Augustin Courbe, 1650. Fine. Chez Augustin Courbe, A 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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        Pisgah-Sight of Palestine

      1650. FULLER, Thomas.A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine and the Confines Thereof, with the History of the Old and New Testament acted thereon.London: John Williams, 1650.First edition of this classic work, with engraved title page, engraved armorial plate, large detailed folding map of Palestine on two sheets, 20 double-page maps—including one of Jerusalem—and seven double-page plates. A very nice, crisp copy in contemporary calf boards.Fuller's work is noted for the splendid maps of the Holy Land, elaborately detailed with vignettes, emblems and scenes. "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). "Pisgah-Sight is one of the great books on the topography of the Holy Land" (Maps of the Holy Land, 130). Based on printed sources rather than actual travel, Fuller's great work reflects the European interest at the time in the topography of the Holy Land, as well as the Ark of the Covenant, the Tabernacle, and the Temple, all presumably of divine origin.Wing F2455. Gibson SVIII:1. Cox I:208.A few minor expert paper repairs to a few folding plates and plans. Pastedowns present but unstuck; strips of vellum cut from a charter of Richard II used to reinforce hinges. Light rubbing to corners and spine head. Internally very fine and crisp, an excellent and desirable copy in sound and attractive contemporary calf boards.

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        Khevenhüller F.Ch., Tl. 9, anno 1724

      Khevenhü(i)ller, F.C., 1588-1650 - Khevenhüller F.Ch., Tl. 9, anno 1724 Annales Ferdinandei Oder Wahrhaffte Beschreibung, Käysers Ferdinandi Des Andern, Mildesten Gedächtniß, Geburth, Aufferziehung und bißhero in Krieg und Friedens-Zeiten vollbrachten Thaten. Tl. 9 (von 12). Leipzig, Weidmann, 1724. Fol. Mit 2 wdh. gestoch. Titelvign., 8 gefalt. Kupfertafeln und 8 Textkupfern. 11 Bl., 1848 (recte 1909) Sp., 10 Bl. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch. und Rvg. (Gelenk gebrochen, Bezug mit Fehlstellen, beschabt und bestoßen). Lipperheide Ck 3. Dahlmann-W. 8340. Graesse IV, 15. Wurzbach XI, 217. – Zweite, maßgebliche Ausgabe der bekannten Chronik. "Sowohl wegen seiner Unparteilichkeit, wie der zahlreichen Kunstbeilagen wegen höchst interessantes Werk" (Wurzbach) – Unter den Tafeln Prag, der Prager Fenstersturz, die Hinrichtung Oldenbarnevelts und die Schlacht bei Neuhäusl. – Stellenw. stärker gebräunt und fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theatrum, Bd. X, 1677

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Theatrum Europaeum, Bd. X, 1. Ausgabe, Frankfurt, Merians Erben, 1677, folio. Kupfertitelblatt, "THEATRI EUROPAEI Continuatio X. Oder Europaeischer Geschichte Zehender Theil. In VerlagMatt Merians seel. Erben". Drucktitelblatt: "IRENICO-POLEMOGRAPHIAE CONTINUATIO III. Das ist: Der Historisch-fortgeführten Friedens- und Kriegs Beschreibung Vierdter, oder deß THEATRI EUROPAEI Zehender Theil, .von dem 1665sten Jahr, biß Anno 1671 . beschrieben von WolffgangIacob Geiger der Rechten Beflissenen. Franckfurt am Maiyn, In Verlag Matthäi Merian, Caspar Merian, und Thomä Matthiä Götzens sel. Erben. Gedruckt in der Wust- und Görlinischen Druckerey. Im Jahr Christi M DC LXXVII". Das Kupferverzeichnis fehlt, 1. Teil (1665-1668): p. 1-982, 26 S. Register, 2 Teil (1669-1671): p. 1-620) (p. 568-580 als 668-680, p. 585-588 als 685-688 paginiert). 20 S. Register. 17 Tafeln (und eine in Buchdruck) und 17 von 22 Portraits. Die Tafeln im Einzelnen: 1. Karte von Großbritannien, 2. Themselauf von London bis zur Mündung (Karte) o. re: Karte der Insel Sheppey mit der engl. Flotte. "Rivier der gegent von London", 1667, 3. Empfang der kaiserlichen Braut vor Wien, 5.12.1666, auf 2 Platten, Ansicht, 4. Feuerwerk bei der Hochzeit zwischen Leopold I. und Margaretha Theresia von Spanien, 28.11./8.12.1666, 5. London während des 4-tägigen Brandes im September 1666, 6. Grundriss von London vor dem Brand von 1666 und ein "Model, wie die Abgebrante Statt LONDON, widerum Auffgebawet werden solle", 7. Kurfürstlich-sächsisches Feuerwerk und Scheibenschießen bei Pleißenburg, 8 Juli 1667, Ansicht eines Gartens mit Grotten und Obelisk, 8. Feuerwerk bei Pleißenburg, 8.7.1667, Nachtbild von C. Merian, 9. Kaiserliches Fest in Wien, Januar 1667, 10. Grenzstation Putnok (zwischen Siebenbürgen und Österreich am Sajofluß), 1667, 11. Rochester an der Themsemündung, Ansicht mit brennenden Schiffen (19.6-23.6.1667), 12. Festung Sheerness auf der Isle of Sheppey in der Themsemündung, unten Ansicht von plündernden Holländern, 20/21.6.1667, 13. Der Friede von Breda, 24.8.1667, 14. Erdbeben von Ragusa (Dubrovnik), 1667, Vogelschau, 15. Tokaj in Ober-Ungarn, Ansicht, 16. Ausbruch des Ätna, 1669, Ansicht, 17.Plan von Heraklion (Candia) mit der Belagerung von 1667-69 und der Übergabe vom 5. September 1669, 18. Heraklion (Candia) auf Kreta, o. Ansicht der Stadt vom Meer aus, u.li. Plan von Saboniera, 5.9.1669, u.re. Bollwerk St. Andreä 5.9.1669. Im originalen Ledereinband, dieser berieben und bestossen, geringer Wurmfraß. Die beiden Tafeln von London stammen aus dem Buch und liegen lose bei. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roma.

      1650 - Frankfurt, Merian c.1650. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 310 x 715mm. A bird's-eye view of Rome, orientated with north to the left, with the Vatican lower left. Tempesta, a Florentine painter and engraver, produced his monumental map of Rome in 1593. Engraved on 12 folio sheets, it measured one metre by nearly 2.5 when pasted together. His view of the city was elongated to fit into his 2 by 6 sheet format. This reduction was published in Merian's 'Theatrum Europeum'

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        London.

      1650 - Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 220 x 690mm. Minor restoration at folds, backed on fine linen. A finely engraved panorama of London during the reign of James I, based on Visscher's engraving published in 1616, with a 43-point key underneath. It shows London fifty years before the Great Fire of London in 1666, showing from the King's Palace at Whitehall to the Tower of London and St Katherine's Church in the East. London Bridge still has buildings across it, and the heads of criminals decorate stakes on the bridge's southern gate. The Globe (Shakespeare's theatre) and the bull-baiting ring can be seen in Southwark. This engraving is one of the few prospects of London published before the Great FIre available to the collector. HOWGEGO: p.7.

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        Messe e motetti à 4. voci together with Salmi a 4 voci. Complete set of 5 manuscript partbooks for each work: canto, alto, tenore, basso, and organo (basso continuo). Ca. 1650-70

      5 volumes. Large quarto (ca. 285 x 223 mm). Contemporary carta rustica. All parts [18] pp. 1f. (ruled but without notation). Notated in black ink on paper with 10 rastrum-drawn staves per page. Partially uncut. Watermark at inner margins featuring flower on a four-leaved stem extending vertically from a hand. Each book contains the following pieces set to music: 2 Kyries, Glorias, and Credos, from two incomplete Mass Ordinaries; followed by the motets Omnes gentes, Properate mortales, Cantate Angeli, "Si quaeris miracula mors, Filii hominum, usquequo gravi corde?, and O mira o magna o nova o rara. Basso continuo part with customary figures, as well as textual and vocal cues. Manuscript note of attribution or ownership to upper wrapper of canto part: "Del S.r Carlo Steffano Brambilla." Executed in the hand of one principal scibe, each volume with texts of first page (Kyrie and the first part of the Gloria) in a second hand. Several staves of music and text in Omnes gentes and Properate mortales crossed out, "probably by a hand later than that of the original scribe," and which "seem to reflect post-compositional or performance decisions" (Robert L. Kendrick). Page 10 of organo (Properate mortales) with oblong strip of paper laid down over one line of text and music, with revised notation. Occasional small erasures, corrections, and notation extending into outer margins. Wrappers with minor dampstaining. Edges slightly worn, creased and cockled; occasional light foxing, scattered molding, and soiling, not affecting music; endpapers slightly trimmed along outer edges. "The Masses are both lacking the Sanctus and Agnus Dei. However, in mid-[seventeenth]-century Italy, these movements were normally set in a short (almost perfunctory) way, and the number of blank staves at the end of each Ordinary suggests that the scribe left room for brief settings to be added later (which did not happen)... The motets are on texts for typical feasts... Properate mortales is for Corpus Christi and possibly the Elevation of the Host at Mass; and the Si quaeris miraculat is a Responsory for the feast of St. Anthony of Padua (June 14)." Robert L. Kendrick. Together with: Anon. Salmi a 4 voci. Complete set of 5 partbooks for canto, alto, tenore, basso, and organo (basso continuo). Ca. 1650-70. 5 vols. Large quarto (ca. 285 x 223 mm). Contemporary carta rustica. Canto, alto, tenore, and basso [16] pp. (one page blank) each; organo 12 pp. Notated in black ink on paper with 10 rastrum-drawn staves per page. Partially uncut. Watermark at inner margins featuring flower on a four-leaved stem extending vertically from a hand. Each book contains the following pieces for the Divine Hour of Vespers set to music: the versicle Deus in adjutorium/Domine ad adiuvandum me (two different settings); the psalms Dixit Dominus (two different settings), Confitebor tibi Domine, Beatus vir, Laudate pueri (two different settings), Laudate Dominum, Laetatus sum in his quae dicta sunt mihi, Nisi Dominus; and the Magnificat canticle. Basso continuo part with customary figures, as well as textual and vocal cues. Occasional erasures, corrections, and notation extending into outer margins. Executed in the same hand of the principal scribe of the Messe e motetti à 4. voci described above. Wrappers with light to moderate dampstaining and occasional slight loss to spine; upper of basso part with numerous marks in black along outer edge; alto part partially detached; slight loss to upper corner of canto part slightly affecting music. Outer leaves of several parts slightly dampstained at inner margins not affecting legibility; occasional light bleeding, staining, and wear; final leaves trimmed at right edge. "These partbooks contain the five psalms of the so- called 'male cursus'... for Vespers of male saints and some other major feasts... plus two others need for the 'female cursus' for many of the Marian feasts and female saints. The final psalm of the latter, Lauda Jerusalem (Ps. 147), is lacking, but again here a significant amount of space seems to have been left for a setting of the text to be added later. This would have provided a complete five-Psalm group for many feasts in church's year... Stylistically, the music, with its homophonic declamatory verses/sections intermingled with more florid sections for small ensembles, seems typical of mid-Seicento concertato sacred music... " "The scoring also is actually a bit uncommon, if we think of the post- 1650 repertory, in which (at least in printed editions) psalm settings were for a changeable number of voices (from two to fives)." Kurzman and Schnoebelen, A Catalogue of Mass, Office and Holy Week Music... as well as the searchable database printed-sacred-music.org list only a few collections for four voices plus continuo. "This unvaried scoring again suggests use or origin for a given ensemble, probably without access to hiring outside singers (e.g. in a provincial cathedral or an urban church with limited resources)." Robert L. Kendrick. . All pieces apparently unpublished, perhaps unica. Not in RISM online. Undated, but Italian (Vigevano?) and from the second half of the 17th century. Watermark unlocated in any of the standard references. Carlo Steffano Brambilla (fl. 1650) may have been the composer of at least some of the masses, motets, and psalm settings in the present manuscripts. Only one other piece by him is known to exist: a Concerto à due voci, entitled "Fugiant nubila," which appears in Giovanni Battista Beria's Concerti musicali à due, tre e quattro voci, con una Messa à quattro concertata, et Introiti, Pange Lingua à quattro à capella. Opera terza. Milano: C Camagno vicino la Rosa, 1650. It is quite possible the Brambilla studied with Beria. As Robert L. Kendrick notes, "this was a typical practice for someone who was a student in order to have a composition published in his/her teacher's edition." Only two complete sets of the Beria partbooks are extant (Sibley Music Library at Eastman and Boston College). Ruth Watanabe: "Some Partbooks Printed by Italian Printers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," University of Rochester Library Bulletin Vol. XIII, no. 2 (Winter, 1958). RISM A/I/1 B 2028. Worldcat. A certain Carlo Stefano Brambilla, "Cancelliero, Ragionato, & Archivista" of Vigevano, also wrote a guidebook to the churches and history of his city, "La Chiesa di Vigevano," published in 1669, again in Milan, by "I fratelli Camagni vicino la Rosa" - presumably the same Camagni who issued Brambilla's "Fugiant nubila." "This Brambilla was a layperson (like the 'Sig.' of the partbooks), and his guidebook (p. 113) notes his own presence at a dedication in 1635; hence he was probably born no later than 1620. He also had some interest in music, as he noted polyphony on some nine occasions in his guidebook (e.g. p. 113), and recorded the cathedral singers (p. 80) as well." "Putting all this together, we might think of a possible scenario: there was only one person by this name, a non-professional composer in Vigevano, who studied with Beria in Mortara in the 1640s (the towns are approximately 13 km distant), and compiled his own settings for his cathedral thereafter. The translation of the body of St. Vitus to Vigevano in 1657 might lie behind one of the festal motets, and the Si quaeris miracula, normally associated with internal Franciscan devotion, might have been for the annual civic celebrations of the saint (c.f. La chiesa, p. 52). Vigevano had been devastated by the wars with France and Savoy in the 1640s and 1650s (ibid., p. 2), and the two collections present in this lot might have been intended to provide a basic liturgical repertory for the cathedral singers in the wake of destruction... It is also noteworthy that one of the [aforementioned] printed collections for four voices, Bagatti's Messa e salmi brevi, op. 2 (Milan, 1659) was dedicated to Attilio Pietrasanta, the newly installed bishop of Vigevano (in office 1659-1666), perhaps with the same intent. In terms of liturgy, Vigevano followed Roman rite from its founding in 1530, and so there are no traces of Ambrosian rite in these books, despite the city's proximity to Milan. In that case, the music might date from something like 1650-1670 and be related to Vigevano." Robert L. Kendrick. We would like to thank Professor Robert L. Kendrick of the University of Chicago for his kind assistance in the cataloguing of these items.

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        Les Memoires de la Royne Marguerite.

      keine Angaben, o.O. o.J. (Edition pirate de l'epoque, reliure est peau de porc). Raubdruck der Zeit (wohl um 1650), 8°, dünner Schweinsledereinband, 2 und 230 Seiten, in altfranzösischer Sprache. Einband berieben und fleckig, Rest eines ExLibris auf vord. Einbandinnendeckel, erste ca. 30 Blatt mit kleinem Wurmgang, einige Seiten mit Eselsohr; eine Seite mit Randfehlstelle unten; sonst gut. Die erste Ausgabe der Erinnerungen erschien 1628, hier ein früher Raubdruck. Der Verfasser des Vorworts bleibt ungenannt

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        Les oeuvres. Les nouvelles oeuvres

      first edition of the car works and second edition of New works. Chez Augustin Courbe A Paris 1650 - 1658 Fort in-4 (16,5x23cm) (30) 709p. (1) 210p. (17) (1bc.) ; (8) 173pp. (5) relié

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        Le moyen de parvenir

      New edition. According to the typographical equipment, seventeenth editionBound in full red late nineteenth shagreen. Back to Jansenist nerves. Gilt title. Indoor Friesland. Gilt edges.1650 S.d In-16 (6x11,2cm) 439pp. relié

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        Topographia Germaniae Inferioris, Merian/Zeiler, anno 1700

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Topographia Germaniae Inferioris, Merian/Zeiler , anno 1700. KOMPLETT ERHALTENE TOPOGRAPHIE DER NIEDERLANDE. Topographia Germaniae Inferioris da ist Beschreibung und Abbildung der Vornehmsten Statten, Vostungen und Ohrter so wohl in grund als in Prospect, in den XVII Niederlandischen Provintien liegend, Alls Brabant, Limburch, Mechelen, . und Burgund Caspar Merian, Martin Zeiller, 4 Auflage, datiert 1659, wesentlich später, ca. 1700 (lt. Wüthrich), folio, 33x21 cm., orig. Schweinsledereinband d. Zt., etwas berieben u. bestossen, oberes Kapital leicht lädiert, gering gebräunt, innen nahezu fleckenfrei und frisch. Titelblatt am Fuß knapp (ausserhalb der Darstellung) beschnitten. IV S. Widmung, 283 S., 12 doppelblattgr. Kupf.-Karten und 108 tls. doppelblattgr. bzw. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Titelblatt, S. 3-4 Kupferverzeichnis, S 5-21 Vorrede (über den niederländischen Krieg, von M.Z.), S 22-283 Ortstexte, wie folgt: 1. Karte Niederlande, 2. Karte Brabant, 3. Karte Limburg, 4. Antwerpen, Grundriss, 5. Antwerpen, Ansicht, 6. Brüssel/Bruxelles, Ansicht, 7. Bergen op Zoom, Grundriss, 8. Bergen op Zoom, Ansicht, 9. Leuven/Louvain (Löwen) Ansicht, 10. Breda, Grundriß, 11. Crevecoeur, Fort NL, an der Maas, 12. Grave, Noord-Brabant, an der Maas,13. Geertruidenberg, Grundriss, 14. Gennep, Grundriss, 15. Grave, Noord-Brabant, Ansicht von NO., vorne die Maas, 16. Hannut/Hannuit B, Liege, Ansicht, 17. Hertzogenbosch, NL, Noord-Brabant, Grundriß, 18. Lier/Lierre, südöstlich von Antwerpen, Ansicht, 19. Limbourg/Limburg, Ansicht, 20. Limbourg/Limburg, Grundriß, 21. Maastricht, Grundriß, 22. Mechelen/Malines, Ansicht, 23. Ravenstein, NL, Noord-Brabant, Grundriß, 24. Steenbergen, NL, Noord-Brabant, Grundriß, 25. Karte Geldern und Zptphen, 26. Arnhem, NL, Gelderland, Grundriß, 27. Bredevoort, Grundriss, 28. Zaltbommel, Grundriss, 29. Doesburg, NL, Grundiss, 30. Elburg, Grundriss, 31. Groenlo, Grunriss, 32. Elburg, Ansicht, 33. Geldern (Nordrheinwestfalen), Ansicht, 34. Geldern, D, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Grundriß, 35. Harderwijk, Ansicht, 36. Nijmegen, Ansicht, 37. Nijmegen, NL, Grundriss, 38. Roermond, NL, Grundriss, 39. Sint Andries, Fort (Sankt Andreas), NL. 40. Schenkenschanz, D., NRW., 41. Venlo, NL, Grundriss, 42. Zutphen, Grundriss, 43. Tiel, Ansicht, 44. Tiel, Grundriss, 45. Zutphen, Ansicht, 46. Ruhrort (in Duisburg), Grundriss, 47. Wageningen NL, Grundris, 48. Karte von Overijssel, 49. Karte (West) Friesland, 50. Hasselt, Ansicht, 51 Coevorden, Grundriss, 52. Blokzijl, Grundriss, 53. Bourtange, Grundriss, 54. Delfzijl, Grundriss, 55. Damme, Grundriss, 56. Deventer, Grundriss, 57. Deventer, Ansicht, 58. Groningen, Grundriss, 59. Leeuwarden, Ansicht, 60. Groningen, Ansicht, 61. Harlingen, NL, Grundriss, 62. Hasselt, Grundriss, 63. Woudrichem (Worcum), Grundriss, 64. Leeuwarden, Grundriss, 65. Stavoren, NL, Friesland, Grundriss, 66. Stavoren, Ansicht, 67. Zwolle, Ansicht, 68. Zwartsluis, NL, Grundriss, 69. Steenwijk, Grundris, 70. Zwolle, Grundriss, 71. Karte Noord- und Zuid Holland (Holland), 72. Karte von Zeeland, 73. Alkmaar, Grundriss, 74. Amsterdam, Grundriss, 75. Amsterdam, Ansicht, Faltblatt, von 2 Platten gedruckt, 201x713 mm., mit ca. 15 cm. tiefem Einriss, an dieser stelle gebräunt, 76. Arnemuiden, Ansicht, 77. Arnemuiden Grundriss, 78. Den Haag (s-Gravenhage), Ansicht, 79. Brielle, Grundriss, 80. Delfshaven (in Rotterdam), Grundriss, 81. Klundert, NL, Noord-Brabant, Grundriss, 82. Delft, Grundriss, 83. Dordrecht, Grundriss, 84. Edam, Grundriss, 85. Leerdam, Grundriss, 86. Enkhuizen, NL, Grundriss, 87. Vlissingen, Zeeland, Grundriss, 88. Goes, NL, Zeeland, Grundriss, 89. Gorinchem (Gorcum), NL, Zuid-Holland, Grundriss, 90. Gouda, Grundriss, 91. Haarlem, NL, Grundriss, 92. Heusden, Grundriss, 93. Heukelum, Grundriss, 94. Hoorn, NL, Noord-Holland, Grundriss, 95. Leiden, Grundriss, 96. Leiden, Ansicht, Faltblatt, von 2 Platten gedruckt, 214x625 mm., 97. Medemblik, NL, Noord-Holland, Grundriss, 98. Middelburg, Grundriss, 99. Mid [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Messe e motetti à 4. voci together with Salmi a 4 voci. Complete set of 5 manuscript partbooks for each work: canto, alto, tenore, basso, and organo (basso continuo). Ca. 1650-70

      5 volumes. Large quarto (ca. 285 x 223 mm). Contemporary carta rustica. All parts [18] pp. 1f. (ruled but without notation). Notated in black ink on paper with 10 rastrum-drawn staves per page. Partially uncut. Watermark at inner margins featuring flower on a four-leaved stem extending vertically from a hand. Each book contains the following pieces set to music: 2 Kyries, Glorias, and Credos, from two incomplete Mass Ordinaries; followed by the motets Omnes gentes, Properate mortales, Cantate Angeli, "Si quaeris miracula mors, Filii hominum, usquequo gravi corde?, and O mira o magna o nova o rara. Basso continuo part with customary figures, as well as textual and vocal cues. Manuscript note of attribution or ownership to upper wrapper of canto part: "Del S.r Carlo Steffano Brambilla." Executed in the hand of one principal scibe, each volume with texts of first page (Kyrie and the first part of the Gloria) in a second hand. Several staves of music and text in Omnes gentes and Properate mortales crossed out, "probably by a hand later than that of the original scribe," and which "seem to reflect post-compositional or performance decisions" (Robert L. Kendrick). Page 10 of organo (Properate mortales) with oblong strip of paper laid down over one line of text and music, with revised notation. Occasional small erasures, corrections, and notation extending into outer margins. Wrappers with minor dampstaining. Edges slightly worn, creased and cockled; occasional light foxing, scattered molding, and soiling, not affecting music; endpapers slightly trimmed along outer edges. "The Masses are both lacking the Sanctus and Agnus Dei. However, in mid-[seventeenth]-century Italy, these movements were normally set in a short (almost perfunctory) way, and the number of blank staves at the end of each Ordinary suggests that the scribe left room for brief settings to be added later (which did not happen)... The motets are on texts for typical feasts... Properate mortales is for Corpus Christi and possibly the Elevation of the Host at Mass; and the Si quaeris miraculat is a Responsory for the feast of St. Anthony of Padua (June 14)." Robert L. Kendrick. Together with: Anon. Salmi a 4 voci. Complete set of 5 partbooks for canto, alto, tenore, basso, and organo (basso continuo). Ca. 1650-70. 5 vols. Large quarto (ca. 285 x 223 mm). Contemporary carta rustica. Canto, alto, tenore, and basso [16] pp. (one page blank) each; organo 12 pp. Notated in black ink on paper with 10 rastrum-drawn staves per page. Partially uncut. Watermark at inner margins featuring flower on a four-leaved stem extending vertically from a hand. Each book contains the following pieces for the Divine Hour of Vespers set to music: the versicle Deus in adjutorium/Domine ad adiuvandum me (two different settings); the psalms Dixit Dominus (two different settings), Confitebor tibi Domine, Beatus vir, Laudate pueri (two different settings), Laudate Dominum, Laetatus sum in his quae dicta sunt mihi, Nisi Dominus; and the Magnificat canticle. Basso continuo part with customary figures, as well as textual and vocal cues. Occasional erasures, corrections, and notation extending into outer margins. Executed in the same hand of the principal scribe of the Messe e motetti à 4. voci described above. Wrappers with light to moderate dampstaining and occasional slight loss to spine; upper of basso part with numerous marks in black along outer edge; alto part partially detached; slight loss to upper corner of canto part slightly affecting music. Outer leaves of several parts slightly dampstained at inner margins not affecting legibility; occasional light bleeding, staining, and wear; final leaves trimmed at right edge. "These partbooks contain the five psalms of the so- called 'male cursus'... for Vespers of male saints and some other major feasts... plus two others need for the 'female cursus' for many of the Marian feasts and female saints. The final psalm of the latter, Lauda Jerusalem (Ps. 147), is lacking, but again here a significant amount of space seems to have been left for a setting of the text to be added later. This would have provided a complete five-Psalm group for many feasts in church's year... Stylistically, the music, with its homophonic declamatory verses/sections intermingled with more florid sections for small ensembles, seems typical of mid-Seicento concertato sacred music... " "The scoring also is actually a bit uncommon, if we think of the post- 1650 repertory, in which (at least in printed editions) psalm settings were for a changeable number of voices (from two to fives)." Kurzman and Schnoebelen, A Catalogue of Mass, Office and Holy Week Music... as well as the searchable database printed-sacred-music.org list only a few collections for four voices plus continuo. "This unvaried scoring again suggests use or origin for a given ensemble, probably without access to hiring outside singers (e.g. in a provincial cathedral or an urban church with limited resources)." Robert L. Kendrick. . All pieces apparently unpublished, perhaps unica. Not in RISM online. Undated, but Italian (Vigevano?) and from the second half of the 17th century. Watermark unlocated in any of the standard references. Carlo Steffano Brambilla (fl. 1650) may have been the composer of at least some of the masses, motets, and psalm settings in the present manuscripts. Only one other piece by him is known to exist: a Concerto à due voci, entitled "Fugiant nubila," which appears in Giovanni Battista Beria's Concerti musicali à due, tre e quattro voci, con una Messa à quattro concertata, et Introiti, Pange Lingua à quattro à capella. Opera terza. Milano: C Camagno vicino la Rosa, 1650. It is quite possible the Brambilla studied with Beria. As Robert L. Kendrick notes, "this was a typical practice for someone who was a student in order to have a composition published in his/her teacher's edition." Only two complete sets of the Beria partbooks are extant (Sibley Music Library at Eastman and Boston College). Ruth Watanabe: "Some Partbooks Printed by Italian Printers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," University of Rochester Library Bulletin Vol. XIII, no. 2 (Winter, 1958). RISM A/I/1 B 2028. Worldcat. A certain Carlo Stefano Brambilla, "Cancelliero, Ragionato, & Archivista" of Vigevano, also wrote a guidebook to the churches and history of his city, "La Chiesa di Vigevano," published in 1669, again in Milan, by "I fratelli Camagni vicino la Rosa" - presumably the same Camagni who issued Brambilla's "Fugiant nubila." "This Brambilla was a layperson (like the 'Sig.' of the partbooks), and his guidebook (p. 113) notes his own presence at a dedication in 1635; hence he was probably born no later than 1620. He also had some interest in music, as he noted polyphony on some nine occasions in his guidebook (e.g. p. 113), and recorded the cathedral singers (p. 80) as well." "Putting all this together, we might think of a possible scenario: there was only one person by this name, a non-professional composer in Vigevano, who studied with Beria in Mortara in the 1640s (the towns are approximately 13 km distant), and compiled his own settings for his cathedral thereafter. The translation of the body of St. Vitus to Vigevano in 1657 might lie behind one of the festal motets, and the Si quaeris miracula, normally associated with internal Franciscan devotion, might have been for the annual civic celebrations of the saint (c.f. La chiesa, p. 52). Vigevano had been devastated by the wars with France and Savoy in the 1640s and 1650s (ibid., p. 2), and the two collections present in this lot might have been intended to provide a basic liturgical repertory for the cathedral singers in the wake of destruction... It is also noteworthy that one of the [aforementioned] printed collections for four voices, Bagatti's Messa e salmi brevi, op. 2 (Milan, 1659) was dedicated to Attilio Pietrasanta, the newly installed bishop of Vigevano (in office 1659-1666), perhaps with the same intent. In terms of liturgy, Vigevano followed Roman rite from its founding in 1530, and so there are no traces of Ambrosian rite in these books, despite the city's proximity to Milan. In that case, the music might date from something like 1650-1670 and be related to Vigevano." Robert L. Kendrick. We would like to thank Professor Robert L. Kendrick of the University of Chicago for his kind assistance in the cataloguing of these items.

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        Danmarckis rigis krønicke. Tom I-II.

      København, Joachims Moltkens, 1650-55. Folio. Kobberstukket tittelbl. av H. A. Greys (18) + 554 + (4) + 555-676 + 676-841 + (6) + 114 + 55 + (1 blank), (11) + 842-960 + (6) + 961-1068 + 1067-1092 + (10) + 1093-1236 + 1236 + (1 blank) + (4) + 1237-1394 + (7) + 1395-1549 + 1551-1555 + (1 blank) + (6) + 114 + (54) + (328) s. Kobberstukket tittelbl. Kobbertukket portrett av Arild Huitfeld. Dobbelsidig kobberstukket plansje med portretter av 103 konger. Foldede stamtavler. Samt. helskinnbd. med 6 opphøyde bind. Tittelfelter i gult og grønt. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Skrift på portrettet verso. Noen få sider i vol. II. litt fuktskjoldet ved øvre marg

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        1650 VALERIUS MAXIMUS MEMORABLE DEEDS & SAYINGS FULL MOROCCO LEATHER ROMAN EMPIRE TIBERIUS PHILOSOPHY

      DICTORUM FACTORUMQUE MEMORABILIUM 1650; Valerius Maximus; Amsterdam, D. Elsevir, 18th Century Full Rebound Leather; Latin Text; 6, 328 Pages; w2.6"xh4.7"; Extremely Rare!!! Great For any Latin/Philosophy Fan or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Collectible Small Size!!!ATTRIBUTES:A Gorgeous, sleek full small red morocco leather cover design with wood grain surface, gold borders, ornate gold floral binding, gold gilding to cover/inner cover edges, gold page edges, marble end pages, with a Great illustrated title page and a few nice woodcut headings/initials, and a great read!!!SUMMARY: Factorum ac dictorum memorabilium libri IX ("nine books of memorable deeds and sayings", also known as De factis dictisque memorabilibus or Facta et dicta memorabilia) by Valerius Maximus (c. 20 BCE ?" c. CE 50) was written around CE 30 or 31. It is a collection of approximately a thousand short stories that Valerius wrote during the reign of Tiberius (42 BCE ?" CE 37). The stories are a variety of anecdotes illustrating how the ancient Romans lived. While the majority of the stories are of Roman life, he does have some foreign stories at the end of some chapters. Most of these are of Greek life and most of those are about Greek philosophers or famous kings.Several of the stories relate to moral subjects that parallel those in the Old Testament and New Testament. Valerius refers to his moral stories as "examples" that were to be used as moral guidance. Valerius' work on the preservation of moral values of the Roman Republic of the past was widely popular through the Age of Enlightenment, a literary life-span of some 1,700 years. People read Valerius' work for practical guidance in their everyday tasks for living a moral life. This work was especially used as a reference by writers and professional orators. BACKGROUND: Valerius Maximus was a Latin writer and author of a collection of historical anecdotes. He worked during the reign of Tiberius (14 AD to 37 AD).The style of Valerius's writings seems to indicate that he was a professional rhetorician. In his preface he intimates that his work is intended as a commonplace book of historical anecdotes for use in the schools of rhetoric, where the pupils were trained in the art of embellishing speeches by references to history. According to the manuscripts, its title is Factorum ac dictorum memorabilium libri IX (shorter title Facta et dicta memorabilia), "Nine Books of Memorable Deeds and Sayings." The stories are loosely and irregularly arranged, each book being divided into sections, and each section bearing as its title the topic, most commonly some virtue or vice, or some merit or demerit, which the stories in the section are intended to illustrate.Most of the tales are from Roman history, but each section has an appendix consisting of extracts from the annals of other peoples, principally the Greeks. The exposition exhibits strongly the two currents of feeling which are intermingled by almost every Roman writer of the Empire?"the feeling that the Romans of the writer's own day are degenerate creatures when confronted with their own republican predecessors, and the feeling that, however degenerate, the latter-day Romans still tower above the other peoples of the world, and in particular are morally superior to the Greeks CONDITION:Condition is Very Good.  Small wear to edges, boards darker/soiled in person/flash, old bookplate Edward Shipperdson, boards have slight bend inwards, small signature to top and bottom of title page, hinges/pages/text block are very good for 365 years old!!!

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        Das lang bestrittene Königreich CANDIA, Merian Matthäus, 1670

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Das lang bestrittene Königreich CANDIA. Merian Matthäus, anno 1670 Das lang bestrittene Königreich Candia. Von anno 1645 biß 1669. Frankfurt, Fievet, 1670. Fol., 33x21 cm. VI, 87 S. Mit gestoch. Druckermarke, 5 gestoch. Portrs., 2 gefalt. Kupferstichkarten und 5 (2 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln. Pgt. d. Zt. (Bezug mit kleinen Fehlstellen, beschabt, bestoßen und fleckig). Erste Ausgabe. – Lipperheide Lb 20. – Nicht im STC. – Mit gefalteter, von 2 Platten gedruckter Karte von Kreta (Zacharakis 1506a), einer Darstellung der Seeschlacht von Rhodos, Ansichten von Suda, Standia und Garabuse und Spina Longa sowie Plänen der Festungen Sabionara, Candia und St. Andreae und Porträts u. a. der Sultanin Zaffira und ihres Sohnes Osman. – Ein Porträt oben knapp beschnitten (minimaler Bildverlust), Text gebräunt, mit kleiner Wurmspur am Falz. – Titel mit 1671 datiertem Besitzeintrag des Theologen und Sprachforschers Johann Samuel Adami (1638-1731), der sich in seinen Schriften Misander nannte; später im Besitz des Schweizer Orientalisten Rudolf Tschudi (1884-1960), mit dessen Namenseintrag auf dem Vorsatz. – Scarce first edition. – A chronicle of the struggle of Crete against the Turks between 1645 and 1669 when the last town, Candia (today: Heraclion) had to surrender. The plates show plans of Crete, Candia and other fortified places, a sea battle, and portraits of Count Christoph of Königsmarck, the dedicatee, of the sultana Zaffira and her son Osman, the victorous vizir Achmet, and others. – Ownership entry dated 1671 of Johann Samuel Adami, also known as Misander (1638-1731), and by the Swiss orientalist Rudolf Tschudi (1884-1960). Text somewhat browned, one portrait shaved. – Contemporary vellum (cover material with small defects, scratched, scuffed and soiled). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GLAMORGANENSIS COMITATUS VULGO GLAMORGAN SHIRE.

      Engraved partly elevated map of Glamorgan (southeast Wales). With four decorative cartouches one of which with the coat of arms of Glamorgan. 39x51 cm. Illustrated with three sailing ships at sea. No date or printing place. [Amsterdam c. 1650]. Edge reinf.. 15060418

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        Topographia,Bohemiae,Moraviae,Silesiae, anno 1650, Merian M.

      Merian Matthäus, 1593-1650 - Merian Matthäus, Topographia Bohemiae, Moraviae et Silesiae dass ist, Beschreibung und eigentliche Abbildung der Vornehmsten und bekandtisten Stätte, und Plätze, in dem Königreich Bohmei . Mähren und Schlesien. Mit 3 Kupferstichkarten und 34 gest. Ansichten auf 33 meist gefalt. Tafeln. Frankfurt. M. Merian 1650. Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Besitzvermerk und Jahreszahl "1691". Wüthrich 51. - Nebehay/Wagner 406. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit 2 großen Panoramen von Prag, des Ansichten und Plänen von Breslau, Brünn, Eger, Glogau, Karlsbad, Lignitz, Pillnitz, Olmütz u. a. - Gering fleckig, eine Ansicht von Prag mit kl. hinterlegt. Einriß. Metallschießen defekt, Rücken alt ergänzt, spätere Vorsätze. - Insges. sauberes Exemplar und mit guten Abdrucken, vollständig erhalten, total: 192 + XVII S. 34x21 cm. Register der dargestellten Orte: 1. Bohemia, Karte, 2. Brandeis an der Elbe (mit Altbunzlau), 3. Karlsbad, 4. Chlumnitz, 5. Kolin, 6. Komutau, 7. Tschaslau, 8. Eger, 9. Glatz, 10. Königgrätz, 11. Laun, 12. Leitmeritz, 13. Pilsen, 14. Polna, 15. Prag (Grundriss), 16. Prag/Ansicht, von Wenzel Hollar gestochen, 17, Prag kleinere Ansicht, 18. Schlackenwerth, 19. Schlan, 20. Tabor, 21. Mähren (Karte), 22. Brünn, 23. Iglau, 24. Mährisch-Neustadt, 25. Olmütz, 26. Znaim, 27. Schlesien (Karte), 28. Breslau, Plan, 29. Breslau Ansicht, 30. Glogau, 31. Liegnitz, 32. Neisse, 33. Oels, 34. Oppeln, 35. Schweidnitz, Plan, 36. Schweidnitz Ansicht, 37. Teschen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        5 - Bonn. - Rhenus flu, Blick von Süden, links Bonn, mittig der Rhein.

      . Kupferstich v. Wenzel Hollar ( ohne Hollars Namen ), um 1650, 4,5 x 16,3. Parthey, Nr. 767. Aus einer Folge von 12 Deutschen Ansichten, die rechts unten nummeriert sind. - Sehr selten.

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        16 - Drachenfelß, Blick von Süden, links im Hintergrund Bonn.

      . Kupferstich v. Wenzel Hollar ( ohne Hollars Namen ), um 1650, 5,5 x 9,2. Parthey, Nr. 695 - 718. Aus einer Folge von 24 Ansichten einschließlich des Titels, die links unten nummeriert sind. Hier die Nummer Parthey Nr. 710. - Sehr selten.

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