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        Photii Sanctissimi Patriarchae Constantinopolitani Epistolae. Per Reverendum Virum Richardum Montacutium, Norvicensem nuper Episcopum, latine redditae, & notis subinde illustratae.vere

      London, Ex officina Rogeri Danielis, 1651. Folio. (8), 393,(11) p. Contemporary calf. 35 cm (Ref: ESTC R12714; Hoffmann III,89; Brunet IV,624; Ebert 16779) (Details: Gilt back with 6 raised bands; gilt coat of arms on both covers; printer's device on title; Greek text with facing Latin translation.) (Condition: Binding somewhat rubbed; upper & lower part of front joint split over 4 and 6 cm; tiny bump in front board; small stamp on title; small hole in text of 1 leaf (2A2) (Note: Editio princeps of the letters of Photius, (248). Text and translation by Richard Montague, 1577-1641, a well known Greek scholar, who later became bishop of Norwich. He used a manuscript of the Bodleian, and a manuscript brought to England by Chr. Ravius for 5 other letters. He previously edited Johannes Chrysostomus) (Provenance: coat of arms on covers: a shield with 2 eagles and 2 griffins in the quarters, flanked by 2 greyhounds standing on the hindlegs. Above the shield a ducal crown, left of the crown a bishop's mither, on the right a crosier. Stamp on title: Minderbroeders, Heerlen) (Collation: Folio in 4 leaves: A - 3D4, 3E6) Photographs on request.

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        Reliqui? sacr? Carolin?. Or The vvorks of that great monarch and glorious martyr King Charls the I : Collected together, and digested in order, according to their severall subjects, civil and sacred

      Hague [i.e. London] : printed by Samuell Browne [i.e. F. Leach], 1651, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely and period-sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Physical desc.: [16], 276; [4], 247, [17], 149-324 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill.,ports. ; 8°. Notes: Eikon Basilike. 'The pourtraicture of his sacred Majesty in his solitudes and sufferings' and 'A perfect copie of prayers used by His Majestie in the time of his sufferings' have separate title pages dated 1649.With a portrait frontispiece of Charles I and a folding plate, bound in front of Eikon Basilike, signed: Guil. Marshall sculpsit, representing Charles with the crown of thorns in his right hand. Authorship of the Eikon basilike was originally attributed to Charles I, but according to Madan (pp. 125-33) it was written by John Gauden who probably included some authentic writings of the king. The imprint is false. Cf. Madan. In this issue, the "Eikon basilike" lacks the "Explanation of the embleme" and the portrait of Charles II as Prince of Wales; this issue also appeared separately. Annotation on Thomason copy: "Septem: First 1652". ESTC citation no.: R211041. Subject: Charles I,King of England, 1600-1649 - Early works to 1800. Charles I,King of England, 1600-1649. Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-1649 - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C2073A. Thomason, E.1220[1]. Almack, E. Bibl. of the King's book, 49. Madan, F.F. New bibl. of the Eikon basilike, 62: third issue.

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        Lettera autografa firmata dat. 20 ottobre 1651 indirizzata al Duca di Modena (con sigillo in ceralacca)

      BERNINI, Gio. Lorenzo (Napoli 1598 - Roma 1680). Lettera autografa firmata dat. 20 ottobre 1651 indirizzata al Duca di Modena (con sigillo in ceralacca). Il Bernini fu celebre architetto (dal 1629 di San Pietro a Roma), scultore e pittore con speciale talento per opere monumentali; nel 1663 lavorò a Parigi. Ne scrissero Baldinucci (1681 per incarico di Cristian di Svezia) e Stanislao Fraschetti di Roma (1899). Le sue opere rappresentano il barocco nella sua fusione di masse armoniche, ricche di calore e di movimento. Della sua attività di architetto, è famoso il Baldacchino di San Pietro e, per la su ampiezza luminosa, il colonnato di San Pietro, che raccoglie l' insigne prospetto e la Cupola del Tempio. La presente lettera è in - 4° (mm. 305 x 203), scritta con bella calligrafia; l' Artista afferma che è molto difficile creare una scultura simile ad una pittura (forse un ritratto). Tuttavia, in seguito al desiderio del Cardinale fratello del Duca, decide di effettuarla, ma chiede scusa se l' opera non sarà perfetta. Rarissimo, interessante autografo perfettamente conservato.

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        Insula Ceilan quae incolis Te narisin dicitur

      Amsterdam 1651 - Size : 145x182 (mm), 5.75x7.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very good, minor discoloration at the margin

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        OPERUM TOMUS I QUO CONTINENTUR METHODUS DISCENDI MEDICINAM EXOTERICA INSTITUTIONUM MEDICINAE LIBRI V LIBER CHYMICORUM EPITOME NATURALIS SCIENTIAE HYPEMNEMATA PHYSICA

      VENETIIS: APUD FRANCISCUM BABA, 1651. In 4. Dim. 32,5x24x7 cm. Pp. (46)+572+(2)+(12)+150+(2)+118+(12)+97+(5). Bella edizione del 1651 dell'Opera di Daniel Sennert (1572-1637) rinomato fisico tedesco e prolifico scrittore accademico nell'ambito dell'alchimia e chimica, noto per aver sviluppato una prima versione della teoria atomica. Abile medico, Sennert credeva nella stregoneria, nella trasmutazione, nell'applicazione dell'astrologia alla medicina e nelle origini sovrannaturali della malattia. Fu il primo ad introdurre la chimica come materia del curriculum medico e a coniugare in maniera armonica le dottrine della medicina galenica con ciò che considerava vero nelle dottrine di Paracelso. L'opera era composta da tre tomi, siamo purtroppo in possesso solo del primo contenente volume contenente, "Institutionum Medicinae Libri V", "Liber Chymicorum" con frontespizio a sè stante, "Epitome naturalis scientiae", "Hypomnemata physica". Purtroppo il fascicolo iniziale di 4 carte e4 contenente "Methodus discendi Medicinam" ed "Exoterica" risulta mancante. La presenza del fascicolo è indicata solo al frontespizio, non viene menzionata nei vari indici. Il capitolo decimo dell'ultima parte sulla propagazione dell'animo umano "De propagatione animae humanis" è stato abraso e cancellato con righe verticali di inchiostro antico. Le pagine seguenti dalla 55 alla 64 sono state rimosse. L'ultima pagina del capitolo presente, la 65 mostra antica carta incollata al margine destro. Queste parti sono state rimosse sicuramente per censura. La prima parte interamente dedicata ai metodi usati in medicina: Malattie, cause, Sintomi, Corpo umano e segni, Le urine, Polso, Diagnostica dei segni, Medicamenti con la descrizione delle varie piante da utilizzare per le cure come l'assenzio, cicuta, papavero, malva e molte altre, Chirurgia, Composizione e forma dei medicamenti con le varie dosi e descrizione ecc... Segue parte dedicata all'alchimia "De chymicorum cum Aristotelicis": Trasmutazione del metallo, preparazione dei medicamenti, Ermete, Paracelso, Qualità occulte, Astri e radici, corpi animati, Calore celeste, Spcie spirituali, Magia naturale, Transplatazione, Atomi, Fondamenti della medicina, Cabala, Magia di Paracelso, Cura magnetica, Distillazione dell'urina, Strumenti e operazioni di chimica ecc... Segue "Epitome naturalis scientiae": Cielo e stelle, Meteore, Venti, Pietre e gemme, Metalli, descrizione delle piante, Anima ecc.. Nell'ultima parte: qualità occulte Atomi e mistione, Generazione di vivi, Vita spontanea ecc... Bellissima incisione con i diversi strumenti utilizzati in chimica: alambicchi, distillatori, forni ampolle ecc.... Bellissima legatura in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Rara, solo tre copie censite su ICCU. Antiche sottolineature e note manoscritte. Ex libris al frontespizio Copertina in piena pergamena coeva a cinque con titolo manoscritto al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Legatura in ottime condizioni. Pagine in buone condizioni con fioriture e bruniture. Segno di tarlo marginale fino a pag. 35 minimamente inficiante il testo fino alla carta b2. Piccole macchie di inchiostro marginali. Errori di numerazione. Usure al margine destro della pagine dalla 87 alla fine dell'ultima parte. Gore d'umidità al margine destro da pag. 33 dell'ultima parte fino alla fine. Il pirmo fascicolo e4 e le pagine dalla 55 alla 64 dell'ultima parte assenti. Beautiful edition of 1651 of the Opera written by Daniel Sennert (1572-1637) rinowned german physic and prolific academic writer of alchemy and chemistry, famous because he developed a first atomic theory and with the theories of Aristotle and Galeno. Skill physician, Sennert beleieved in witchery, in trasmutation, in application of medicine to astrology and in supernatural origins of deseases. He was the first one to introduce chemistry as matter of medical curriculum and to coniugate in harmonic matter doctrines of galenic matter with what he considered true in Paracelsus doctrines. The work was made up of three tomes, unfortunately we only have the first tome containing "Institutionum Medicinae Libri V", "Liber Chymicorum" with its own title page, "Epitome naturalis scientiae", "Hypomnemata physica". Unfortunately the pamphlet e4 containing "Methodus discendi Medicinam" and "Exoterica" is missing. The real presence of the pamphlet is only indicated in the title page, it is not indicated in different index. Tenth chapter of last part about propagation of human soul "De propagatione animae humanis" has been erased with vertical lines of ancient ink. the following pages from 55 until 64 are missing. The last page of chapter is present, ancient paper covers the right edge. All these parts have been removed probably for censor. The first part entirely dedicated to methods used in medicine: Deseases and symptoms, Knowledge of human body and signs, urines, Diagnostic of sings, Treatments and description of plants to be used, Surgery, Description and measures to prepare potions ecc... Then part dedicated to alchemy "De chymicorum cum Aristotelicis": Trasmutation of metal, preparation of treatments, Ermete, Paracelsius, Esoteric qualities, Roots and Asters, animated bodies, Celestial heat, spiritual species, Natural magic, Transplatation, Atoms, Bases of medicine, Cabala, Magic of Paracelsius, Magnetic treatment, Distillation of urine, Instruments and methods of alchemy ecc... Then "Epitome naturalis scientiae": Sky and stars, Winds, Stones and jems, Metals, description of plants, Soul ecc.. In the last part: Occultism, Generation of alive, Spontanous life ecc... Very beautiful engraving with instruments used in alchemy distiller, alembic, ampullas ecc... Very beautiful full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine. Scarce copy. Ex libris in the title page. Full parchment coeval cover with five nerfs and manuscripted title in the spine in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Binding in very good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings and yellowings. Worming in the edge until pag. 35 minimally ruining the text until b2. Little ink's stains in the edges. Faults in numbering. WEarings in the right edge of pages from 87 until the end of the last part. Humidity stain in the right edge from pag. 33 of the last part until the end. The four pages of e4 pamphlet and pages from 55 until 64 of the last part are missing.

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        Gondibert: An Heroick Poem

      Printed for John Holden, London 1651 - [4], 64, [4], 243, [7]. With preliminary errata leaf, and V8, a duplicate of the text of V7v. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Lightly rubbed, with small leather flaw to spine and a little loss to bottom corner of lower board, else a crisp copy. Sir William Davenant or D'Avenant (bap. 1696, d.1668), English dramatist and poet. An ardent royalist, the Poet Laureate Davenant was outlawed on the charge of high treason by Parliament in 1641 after participation in the First Army Plot. He began work on the epic poem Gondibert, a combination of Renaissance drama, classical epic traditions and Hobbesian philosophical theories of state, after fleeing to France in the wake of Royalist defeat. Its composition and publication was interrupted by his capture at sea en route to take up his position as lieutenant governor of Maryland. Imprisonment on the Isle of Wight, a sentence of death (later commuted, apparently following intervention from Milton) and subsequent imprisonment in the Tower of London followed. Much discussed on publication in Cromwellian England, scholarly attention has since focused upon the prefaratory letter to Thomas Hobbes, and his reply, both of which included here. Published in both quarto and octavo format in 1651, no publication priority has been proven, though it is deduced by C.M. Dowling ('The First Edition of Gondibert: Quarto or Octavo?', The Library. 1939, p167-179) that the compositor of the octavo edition had reference to a quarto edition. Pforzheimer 252. Wing D326 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        0BRAS VARIAS DEDICADAS A DIFERENTES PERSONAS

      María Fernández, Impresora de la Universidad, Alcalá 1651 - López de Zárate (1580-1658) fue militar en su juventud y como tal sirvió en Flandes. Se instaló luego en Madrid donde desempeñó el cargo de secretario del duque Lerma. Publicó sus primeros versos en 1619 y llegó a ser conocido en la corte como ¿el Caballero de la Rosa¿ por un soneto que dedicó a esa flor. También fue muy celebrado su soneto ¿Al que traía un relox con las cenizas de su amada por arenas¿. Según Palau esta edición contiene las poesías dadas a conocer en 1619, junto con otras y la ¿Tragedia de Hércules Furente y Oeta¿. El ejemplar que ofrecemos está bien conservado aunque en algunas páginas, y en la esquina inferior derecha, hay manchas de humedad que no afectan al texto. Las treinta primeras páginas, sin numerar, son de un papel más blanco que el resto. 30 hojas, la última en blanco. 343 pp. pues aunque la numeración sólo alcanza 339 cuatro están repetidas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier

      ondon- Thomas Harper and Nicholas Fussell 1651 - %0D%0AA scarce edition of this guide to horse ownership. %0D%0ATitle page missing however pagination and publishers preface suggests this is the second edition printed in 1651. Published preface signed T. H. %0D%0ATitle page missing but work appears otherwise complete. %0D%0ADivided into two books: The first part is devoted to the breeding and raising of horses for running as hunting, and how the rider ought to behave himself in the breaking and riding of colts, as also teaching the groome and keeper his true office , and the second to diseases of horses with their cures, listing hundreds of recipes. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn paper covered boards. Externally, worn with rubbing, bumping and dampstaining. Hinges failed with boards detached from textblock. Internally, binding generally failed with many pages loosening. Pages cockled with edgewear but still bright with some spotting. Title page absent. Overall: POOR%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De la Vérité de la Religion chrestienne: Contre les Athées, Epicuriens, Payens, Juifs, Mahumedistes, & autres infideles.

      Elsevier,, Lyde (Leiden), 1651 - Lyde (Leiden), Elsevier, 1651. 12 Bl., 805 (recte 807) S. Pgt. der Zeit über 4 durchzogenen Bünden, hs. Rückentitel. Philippe Duplessis-Mornay, eigentlich Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis–Marly, auch genannt Philippe Mornay Du Plessis (* 5. November 1549 zu Buhy in der Normandie; 11. November 1623 in La Forêt-sur-Sêvre) war ein reformierter Theologe und Staatsmann aus Frankreich. Von seinem streng katholischen Vater für den geistlichen Stand bestimmt und im College de Lisieux zu Paris unterrichtet, trat er nach dessen Tod 1560 zum protestantischen Glauben über. Seine Karriere als politischer Schriftsteller und Diplomat begann 1571 mit der Schrift Dissertation sur l'église visible. Im folgenden Jahr war er in Geheimmission für Admiral de Coligny tätig; er unterhandelte mit Wilhelm von Oranien. Nach der Bartholomäusnacht, der er nur knapp mit Hilfe eines katholischen Freundes entkam, suchte er Unterschlupf in England. 1575 war er als Verwalter der Finanzen von Navarra in die Dienste Heinrichs I. von Navarra getreten. Im Frühjahr 1589 war er als Vermittler verantwortlich für die Aussöhnung von König Heinrich III. und Heinrich von Navarra. Als dieser 1589 als Heinrich IV. auf den Thron von Frankreich erhoben war, wurde Duplessis-Mornay zum Staatsrat und später zum Gouverneur von Saumur ernannte. Hier errichtete Duplessis-Mornay eine protestantische Akademie, die bis zu ihrer Aufhebung durch Ludwig XIV. im Jahr 1683 von großem Einfluss war. 1598 veröffentlichte er eine lange vorbereitete Schrift über die Eucharistie aus calvinistischer Sicht „De L'institution, usage et doctrine du saint sacrement de l'eucharistie en l'église ancienne". - 1581 erschien die Erstausgabe von "De la Verité." und erlebte mehrere Auflagen, unter anderem 1590 in Genf. - Er versuch in vorliegender Schrift die antiken Religionen und das Judentum in das Christentum zu integrieren. - Vorsatz alt beschrieben. Mit Ex Libris Franz Pollack-Parnau und 2 montierte Aufnahmen aus früheren Angeboten, schönes und sauberes Exemplar. Pgt. der Zeit über 4 durchzogenen Bünden, hs. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Epitome Naturalis Scientiae; Auctarium Epitomes Physicae,

      Ioannis Ravensteinii, Amstelaedami 1651 - Ed. ultima. 16mo. [14], 679,[22],[89]pp. Engraved title page. Part II has its own title page: AUCTARIUM EPITOMES PHYSICAE. Later full calf binding to style, spine in 4 compartments; gilt title; blind tooling on upper board. Spine lightly sunned, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CONSTITUCIONES SYNODALES DEL OBISPADO DE LEÓN hechas por¿Obispo de dicho Obispado, y recopiladas por el mismo, las de sus predecesores

      María Fernandez, Alcalá de Henares 1651 - 4º. Frontis. 8 h. 250 p. y tabla. Recoge las constituciones de los Sínodos de 1636, 1639, 1643 y 1647. El frontis grabado calcográfico es de Jpe. Valles y representa el escudo de Bartolomé Santos de Rissoba. Muy raro. [Palau nº 60250; CCPB38553-0] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alcoranus Franciscanorum id est, Blasphemiarum et nugarum Lerna, de stigmatisato Idolo quod Franciscum vocant, ex libro Conformitatum, Versiculus Franciscanorum. Franciscus est in coelo, Respondio Quis dubitat de illo? Antiphona Totus Mundus.

      Deventer, Johannes Colomp 1651. (engraved titlepage) 248 p. Contemporary cardboard Binding, 12° (spine is worn, Rare fourth edition of the translation into Latin of Erasmus Alberus' Der Barfusser Monche Eulenspiegel und Alkoran, a prose satire to which Martin Luther wrote the postscript. The first edition of the German original appeared in Wittenberg by Hans Luft in 1542, followed by the Latin translation in Frankfurt a year later. The second and third Latin edition were published resp. in 1560 and 1578. This parodic adaptation of the Liber conformitatum of the Franciscan Bartolommeo Rinonico (or Albizzi) of Pisa is written by Erasmus Alberus (ca. 1500-1553), a German humanist, reformer, and poet, who was born in the village of Bruchenbrücken, near Frankfurt am Main. Although his father was a schoolmaster, his early education was neglected. Ultimately in 1518 he found his way to the University of Wittenberg, where he studied theology. He had the good fortune to attract the attention of Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon, and subsequently became one of Luther's most active helpers. Not only did he fight for the Protestant cause as a preacher and theologian, but he was almost the only member of Luther's party who was able to confront the Roman Catholics with the weapon of literary satire. After Luther's death, Alberus was for a time a deacon in Wittenberg, he became involved, however, in the political conflicts of the time. In 1552 he was appointed Generalsuperintendent at Neubrandenburg in Mecklenburg, where he died on the 5th of May 1553.).

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        The Saints Everlasting Rest: or, a Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in their enjoyment of God in Glory. Wherein is shewed its Excellency and Certainty; the Misery of those that lose it; the way to Attain it

      London: Printed for Thomas Underhill, and Francis Tyton 1651. . Second edition, 8vo, (xl), 184, (40), 185-304, 196, (56), 197-312, 312 pp. Some occasional, and mostly marginal, browning, marbled endpapers. Period style 19th century black morocco, covers with blind stamped rules and gilt tooled flower cornerpieces, recently rebacked retaining the original backstrip, a.e.g. Reprinted twelve times before the century was up and a classic of English theology - “...a masterpiece of style” (Encyc. Brit.). A non-conformist, Baxter suffered for his beliefs after the Restoration but continued to produce a stream of pamphlets and books. Wing B1384.

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        De generatione animalium... De partu: de membranis ac humoribus uteri; & de conceptione.

      . Amsterdam, J.Jansonius, 1651, 12°, XVI, 415 pp. (ohne die beiden Blätter Aditamentorum). Ledereinband d.Zt. Schön gestochener Titel, Zeus darstellend, ein geöffnetes Ei in den Händen haltend, aus dem menschl. Gestalten und Tiere entspringen. Die seltene Amsterdamer Ausgabe, im selben Jahr wie die Londoner Erstausgabe erschienen. "Omne vivum ex ovo" ist eine der wichtigsten Erfahrungen der Biologie. Studien an bebrüteten Hühnereiern, trächtigen Hirschkühen und Rehen brachten Harvey zu der Überzeugung: Alles Lebendige kommt aus dem Ei! Dieses zweite große Werk des Entdeckers des Blutkreislaufes bildet einen Meilenstein auf dem Gebiet der Embryologie. "Außerordentlich wertvoll ist eine im Jahr 1651 zu Amsterdam gedruckte Ausgabe von Harvey's Exercitationes de generatione animalium" - Ciba-Zeitschrift, Basel No.13/1934, S.454 - William Harvey's masterpiece on embryology, generation and obstetrics, a collection of observations of equal importance to his discovery of the circulation of the blood. The present edition of Harvey's great book was one of the last to appear in his lifetime. - Keynes, Harvey Bibliogr., no.37; Garrison & Morton 467 (Engl. EA); Osler 467; Waller 4121; Heirs of Hippocrates 272; Cushing, H 160; Wellcome III, 220.

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        RELIQUIAE SACRAE CAROLINAE. Or THE WORKS OF THAT GREAT MONARCH AND GLORIOUS MARTYR KING CHARLES THE I

      The Hague, printed by Samuell Browne, 1651.. Collected together, and digested in order, according to their severall subjects, civil and sacred. Contains in the first part Concerning matters civil, His Majesty's Speeches, His Majesty's Messages for Peace, Letters etc, and in the second part Concerning matters sacred, the Eikon Basilike with separate title page printed red and black dated 1649 and Papers about Church Government and His Majesty's Prayers plus things relating to his death. The title page of the Eikon Basilike reads: THE PORUTRAICTURE (sic) OF HIS SACRED MAJESTIE IN HIS SOLITUDES AND SUFFERINGS. Together with His Majesties Praiers delivered to Doctor Juxon immediately before his death. Also His Majesties reasons, against the pretended jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice, which he intended to deliver in writing on Monday January 22, 1648. Small 8vo, 170 x 110 mm, 6¾ x 4¼ inches, frontispiece of the King with globe, folding frontispiece to Eikon Basilike showing King kneeling with crown of thorns in his right hand both engraved by William Marshall, oval portrait of the Prince of Wales at page 213, pages: [16], 1- 276, [4], 1-247, 149-324 (the leap in pagination to page 149 for the Church Papers is recorded in the Contents section at the beginning of the book), LACKING THE EXPLANATION OF THE FRONTISPIECE AS OFTEN which should precede the folding frontispiece in the Eikon Basilike, a few mispaginations but text collated and guaranteed complete, bound in full antique leather, blind rules to covers, rebacked to style with raised bands and small gilt lozenge in 4 compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label. Covers worn with some pitting to surface, small repairs to lower corners, top corners slightly worn, pastedowns discoloured by glue, very faint browning to lower edge of frontispiece and general title page, offset from the front pastedown, sdmall repair to lower corner of front endpaper, another small lower corner torn off, 1 very small chip to an upper margin, 1 fore-edge margin slightly chipped due to paper flaw. Text block tight and firm. A very good clean copy complete with all required illustrations, but lacking Explanation as noted See Madan, A New Bibliography of the Eikon Basilike, page 72 No. 62 with an illustration of our Eikon Basilike title page on page 73. Madan No. 62 collates almost as our copy except that there are 17 pages after the Eikon and before the Church Papers which are not called for in our Contents list. The title page of the Eikon has the same misprint 'Porutraicture' but differs very slightly from ours: it has red decoration to the corners and 'Eikon Basilike' and 'Majesties' are printed lower than they are in our copy. According to Madan the Explanation of the Frontispiece is often lacking from this edition. Madan examines the question of the authorship of the Eikon Basilike in detail and comes to the conclusion that both Charles I and John Gauden were involved, Charles in providing the original manuscript material, Gauden for writing it up and making a book of it (see Madan, Appendix 1, pages 126-133). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Asia

      Amsterdam 1651 - Size : 150x204 (mm), 5.875x8 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good, some minor discoloration on the margin

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        La Vie, Les Maximes et Partie des Ouvres

      Paris - Denys Thierry 1651 - 'La Vie, Les Maximes et Partie des Oeuvres du tres-excellent contemplatif, le venerable, Fr. Ian de S. Samson, aveugle des le berceavet Religious Laic de L'Ordre des Carmes Reformez. Par le R. P. Donatien de S. Nicolas, religieux du mesme Ordre. 'The title translated in full being: The Life, the Maxims and Part of the Works of the excellent, contemplative, venerableIan of Saint Samson, cradle of the blind and theReligious Laymanfor the Order of the Reform Carmelites. Ian (aka John orJean) of St. Samson ( in 1571 - 1636 ) a great man of the Carmelite religion who had a great influence on the Carmelite reform in the Carmelite convent of Rennes also called Reform of Touraine. The Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel or Carmelites is a Catholic religious order thought to have been founded in the 12th century on Mount Carmel. In the early 17th Century the struggles and concerns over the advent of Protestantism instituted an iminant need for reform. The place that offered the best conditions was the Province of Tourraine, which gave its name to the reform. One of its great figures was John of St. Samson, who was the principal collaborator accompanied and cared for those who were sick or dying from plague and earning a reputation as a miricle worker. This book is written several hundred years before those following the reform of Tourraine and the Carmelite's under the Mantuan Congregation, who mainly functioned in a small corner of Italy, were formally merged under one set of Constitutions at the end of the 19th century. Includes a bookplate to the front pastedown from St. Augustine Monastic Library in Ramsgate. Illuminated letters to the head of each chapter and an illustration to the title page. In French. Condition: In a vellum binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing, marks to the boards and some slight loss to the leather of the spine. Institutional ink marks to the spine. The front hinge is held by the cords only. The leather is beginning to come away from the pastedown. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with some light tidemarks to the top margin of a majority of the text. Ink inscriptions to the front pastedown and title page. Overall Condition: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES OEUVRES DIVERSES DU SIEUR DE BALZAC

      Leide: Chés les Elseviers, 1651. First Elzevier Edition n. Hardcover. 127 x 70 mm (5 x 2 3/4"). 8 p.l., 389 pp. First Elzevier Edition. LOVELY DARK BROWN MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, BY JOLY FILS (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with complex central oval ornament composed of strapwork and stippling and with curling acanthus leaves radiating from it on all four sides, these leaves on a densely stippled gilt ground; raised bands, spine compartments gilt in a similar style, ELEGANT CITRON MOROCCO DOUBLURES INLAID IN A MOSAIC STYLE with rows of red-inside-dark brown lozenges, the whole decorated with many gilt circlets and dots, marbled endpapers and flyleaves, all edges gilt. In a folding cloth box. Printer's device on title page, decorative headpieces and initials. Front flyleaf with bookplate of P. R. Méry. Willems 688; Rahir 687. Just a touch of (well masked) wear to joints, inferior paper stock with overall light browning, light soiling to title page, one leaf with tiny chip at head (no loss), otherwise a fine, fresh copy in a sparkling binding. From the celebrated 17th century Elzevier family of printers, this is a lifetime edition of the works of an important French writer of the period, offered in a beautiful binding. Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597-1654) is credited with being one of a small number of writers from his day to exercise a strong formative influence on the development of the modern French language. In the same way that Malherbe is thought to have perfected French verse, Balzac (not related to Honoré, the 19th century novelist and playwright) is remembered as having contributed to the perfecting of French prose. His intellectual legacy was felt by men of greater genius than himself, such as Racine; his works of moral philosophy, usually composed in the form of epistolary essays addressed to various luminaries of the day, were also of significance. The Joly name is one of the most distinguished in French bookbinding history. After having apprenticed with a provincial binder, Antoine Joly (1838-1917) moved to Paris, found employment with the celebrated Léon Gruel, later formed a partnership with Thibaron in 1874, succeeded him 11 years later, and, in 1892, turned the business over to his son Robert (1870?-1924). "An excellent gilder like his father, Robert designed and produced a range of classical covers. In World War I he was commissioned by Henri Vever to execute bindings decorated by Jules Chadel and Adolphe Giraldon." (Duncan & De Bartha) The present binding is made with the highest quality morocco, is full of animation and creativity, is executed with unfailing expertise, and is found here in most agreeable condition.

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        ORIGINAL MID 17TH CENTURY HANDWRITTEN RELIGIOUS MANUSCRIPT.

      Unpublished 1651 - Fragile and in a distressed state, but a truly rare survival ! 8vo. 361 pages. Worn with some loss. Disbound. Further images and details upon request.

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        RELIQUIAE SACRAE CAROLINAE. Or THE WORKS OF THAT GREAT MONARCH AND GLORIOUS MARTYR KING CHARLES THE I.

      The Hague, printed by Samuell Browne, 1651.Collected together, and digested in order, according to their severall subjects, civil and sacred. Contains in the first part Concerning matters civil, His Majesty's Speeches, His Majesty's Messages for Peace, Letters etc, and in the second part Concerning matters sacred, the Eikon Basilike with separate title page printed red and black dated 1649 and Papers about Church Government and His Majesty's Prayers plus things relating to his death. The title page of the Eikon Basilike reads: THE PORUTRAICTURE (sic) OF HIS SACRED MAJESTIE IN HIS SOLITUDES AND SUFFERINGS. Together with His Majesties Praiers delivered to Doctor Juxon immediately before his death. Also His Majesties reasons, against the pretended jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice, which he intended to deliver in writing on Monday January 22, 1648. Small 8vo, 170 x 110 mm, 6¾ x 4¼ inches, frontispiece of the King with globe, folding frontispiece to Eikon Basilike showing King kneeling with crown of thorns in his right hand both engraved by William Marshall, oval portrait of the Prince of Wales at page 213, pages: [16], 1 - 276, [4], 1 - 247, 149 - 324 (the leap in pagination to page 149 for the Church Papers is recorded in the Contents section at the beginning of the book), LACKING THE EXPLANATION OF THE FRONTISPIECE AS OFTEN which should precede the folding frontispiece in the Eikon Basilike, a few mispaginations but text collated and guaranteed complete, bound in full antique leather, blind rules to covers, rebacked to style with raised bands and small gilt lozenge in 4 compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label. Covers worn with some pitting to surface, small repairs to lower corners, top corners slightly worn, pastedowns discoloured by glue, very faint browning to lower edge of frontispiece and general title page, offset from the front pastedown, sdmall repair to lower corner of front endpaper, another small lower corner torn off, 1 very small chip to an upper margin, 1 fore - edge margin slightly chipped due to paper flaw. Text block tight and firm. A very good clean copy complete with all required illustrations, but lacking Explanation as noted See Madan, A New Bibliography of the Eikon Basilike, page 72 No. 62 with an illustration of our Eikon Basilike title page on page 73. Madan No. 62 collates almost as our copy except that there are 17 pages after the Eikon and before the Church Papers which are not called for in our Contents list. The title page of the Eikon has the same misprint 'Porutraicture' but differs very slightly from ours: it has red decoration to the corners and 'Eikon Basilike' and 'Majesties' are printed lower than they are in our copy. According to Madan the Explanation of the Frontispiece is often lacking from this edition. Madan examines the question of the authorship of the Eikon Basilike in detail and comes to the conclusion that both Charles I and John Gauden were involved, Charles in providing the original manuscript material, Gauden for writing it up and making a book of it (see Madan, Appendix 1, pages 126 - 133). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        MAGIAE NATURALIS LIBRI VIGINTI

      Lugd. Batavorum [Leyden]: Apud Petrum Leffen, 1651. Vellum. Very Good. Early edition of a work first issued in 1589. 16mo, bound in contemporary full vellum with yapp edges, titles in ink on spine. 670 + [22] pp. Printed title with engraved vignette, dated 1651; additional engraved title page, dated 1650; engraved text illustrations. Ink names on inner front cover (two older - one is from 1714 - and one is modern, dating from 1968). Covers moderately age-darkened, minor faint stain to upper corners of the first few leaves, overall a clean and very attractive copy, complete as issued. ¶ Giambattista della Porta (1535 - 1615), also known as Giovanni Battista Della Porta, was an Italian scholar, polymath and playwright who lived in Naples at the time of the Scientific Revolution and Reformation. This is his most famous work, originally published in Naples in 1558 in Four Books. The text was revised and considerably expanded throughout the author's lifetime; its Twenty Books, first published in 1589, include observations upon Occult Philosophy, Astrology, Alchemy, Mathematics, Meteorology, Natural Philosophy, Geology, Optics, Medicines, Poisons, Cooking, Metallurgy and Magnetism, Cosmetics, Perfumes, Gunpowder and Invisible Writing.

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        Incisioni del Maestro Olandese Bloemaert Abraham, Dordrecht 1564 - Utrecht 1651.

      S.t. Sec. XVII., S.l. - In fol. , cm. 36, in piena pelle. Celebre raccolta di inc. del Bloemaert Abraham padre ed incise dal figlio Federico . e raffiguranti modelli di parti del corpo umano, personaggi in atteggiamenti diversi e animali. Il volume è formato da 160 inc. , di cui 4 incise all'acquaforte seppiata e le restanti incise con tecnica chiaro scuro. L'opera è divisa in 8 parti , che vengono indicate dalle inc. n. 1, 21, 41, 61, 81, 101, 121 e 141. Ampi marg. L'inc. n. 62 presenta una macchia di precaria identificazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECUEIL D’ARRESTS REMARQUABLES, DONNEZ EN LA COUR DE PARLEMENT DE PARIS, POUR LA DÉCISION DES PLUS NOTABLES & SINGULIÈRES QUESTIONS qui puissent concerner les Bénéfices, Dismes, Règlements d’Officiers, Fiefs, Censives, Droicts Seigneuriaux, & autres controverses du Droict civil, tant pour les contracts, que pour les Testaments, Substitutions, & Successions ab intestat, divisé en six Livres ( ) et par luy revue, corrigée, & augmenté de plus de deux tiers, en ceste seconde édition

      Lyon Hierosme De La Garde 1651 - , in-folio, basane brune moucheté, dos à nerfs soulignés de filets dorés, tit. doré sur petite pc. brune, plats encadrés d’un filet doré, p. de tit. rouge et noire, vignettes, impression en 2 colonnes, (épidermures, éraflures et manques sur les plats, manques au coins, aux coupes, à l’extrémité de qq. nerfs et à la coiffe sup., piqûres, mouill. claires et lég. acidification du papier), 10 f.-714 p.-10 f.

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        Obras Varias De Francisco López De Zárate Dedicadas a Diferentes Personas.

      María Fernández, Impresora De La Universidad. a Costa De Tomás Alfay, Mercader De Libros., Alcalá 1651 - 29 h. y 339p., en realidad 343pp., pues la numeración está repetida en la pág. 103-104 y la 205-206. Buen ejemplar en buen papel, algo oscurecido, encuadernado de época en pergamino. Lomera pintada. Palau dice: "Publicó este libro el conocido editor Tomás Alfay. Contiene las poesías dadas a la luz en 1619, junto con otras y la Tragedia de Hércules Furente y Oeta." =Francisco López de Zárate (Logroño, c. 1580 - Madrid, 1658), poeta y dramaturgo español del Barroco. La publicación de su obra poética la comenzó en 1619 con el libro "Varias poesías", un total de 19 poemas de su época de juventud en los que predomina la égloga pastoril. En 1648 apareció su "Poema heroico de la invención de la Cruz", muy admirado por Cervantes, y que le dió gran fama hasta el siglo XIX. En el libro "Obras varias", publicado en Alcalá en 1651, reeditó de nuevo los poemas de juventud y añadió 260 poesías (silvas, églogas, rimas y romances amorosos) y la tragedia senequista "Hércules Furente y Oeta". En ellos aflora, junto a la más pura vena poética de estilo barroco, el desgarro existencial del hombre postrado por la enfermedad que le estaba paralizando. Fue conocido en la Corte con el sobrenombre de "el Caballero de la Rosa" por el soneto que dedicó a esa flor. Tuvo trato y amistad con las más ilustres figuras literarias de su tiempo, tales como Cervantes, Tirso de Molina y Lope de Vega. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Candia

      Amsterdam 1651 - Size : 144x198 (mm), 5.625x7.75 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good, some minor discoloration on the margin

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        LETTERS To SEVERALL PERSONS Of HONOUR: Written by John Donne. Sometime Deane of St. Pauls London

      London:: Printed by J. Fletcher, for Richard Marriot,. 1651.. 4to: A - 2S4 (lacks A1, 2S4 - blanks). 19 cm x 14 cm. 1st edition, 1st issue (Keynes 55; Pforzheimer 295; Wing D-1864). [6], 318 pp.. Modern full leather binding, executed in a period style. Red edgestain.. Binding - Fine. Textblock - Overall VG+ (some editorial red &. regular pencil marks & annotations/occasional unobtrusive worming &. dampstaining to margins).. James Russell Lowell was Harvard's class poet [1838], who went on in his later life to become an influential 19th C. man-of-letters. John Donne a favorite author of Lowell, who edited an edition of Donne's poems [1855. Cf. BAL 13085), as well as a posthumously-published Grolier Club 2 volume edition (cf. BAL 13409) of the famous 17th C. poet, which included Donne's Poems, Letters, Elegies, etc. Lowell's copy of Donne's POEMS auctioned in 1992. Here we offer Lowell's copy of Donne's LETTERS, with Lowell's signature in the t.p. right upper margin, and editorial marginalia within. . Frontispiece (in expert copperplate facsimile).

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        Leviathan, Or The Matter, Forme, & Power Of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.

      London, Printed for Andrew Crooke), at the Green Dragon. 1651. Small folio. Contemporary full calf with blindstamped "mirror" borders to boards. Neatly rebacked in contemporary style, with five reaised bads, blindstamped fleur-de-lys' and gilt leather title label. Frontispiece mounted and marginal paper-restorations to first leaf of text (far from affecting text) and to second-last leaf (just shaving the catchwordn on p. 394). Last leaf with the lower half mounted from verso (blank part), no loss of text. Last leaf also with two small holes, one affecting one letter, the other merely marginal. The folded plate is unusually nice and fresh, with just a small strengthening at the inner lower fold. A small repair to inner margin of title-page, far from affecting lettering. Title-page and last leaf a bit browned. Otherwise just a bit of occasional browning or soiling. Two bookplates to inside of front board: T.B. Shaw, and a newer: Roberto Salinas Price.Fully complete, with both the engraved frontispiece and the folded table opposite p. 40 (this in much better condition than can be expected). (8), 396 pp.. First edition, first issue (winged head in woodcut device). Quite simply the most important work of philosophy produced in the English language and undoubtedly one of the most impressive performances by any writer of the English language, Thomas Hobbes' magnus opus is one of the finest achievements of the modern mind. It has shaped political modernity in a way that only a few other texts have, both in the way it has been understood and the way in which it has been misunderstood.Hobbes published the Leviathan in 1651. It builds on and extends his earlier works "Elements of Law" (1640) and "De Cive" (1642) in which he had attempted to establish the foundations for a civil science, a science of political life. Hobbes' intention is to show that man must subject himself to a sovereign power, a power greater than any other power known to man, save God. The emphasis on the fearsome might of the commonwealth has saddled Hobbes with a reputation for being a prophet of the totalitarian state. A conception to which the famous, or rather infamous, frontispiece of the work would seem to lend credence. This interpretation is certainly not without textual basis, but over the last twenty years, scholarship has corrected the image of Hobbes as a totalitarian thinker, showing that the power of the Leviathan is premised on his respect for the natural rights of the subjects, moving him closer to the concerns which liberalism shall take up (Luc Foisneau, Hobbes et la toute-puissance de Dieu, 2000; Richard Tuck (ed.), Hobbes. Leviathan, introduction; an early indication in Leo Strauss, The Political Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, 1936).Even if it had not been so spectacularly successful, the Leviathan would have deserved a place among the most important works of political thought. It is in this treatise that the concept of representation is introduced which has since then been a pivotal element in constitutional order, being the conduit through which the sphere of political life is reflected in the constitution. In this respect, the Leviathan constitutes a significant advance over Hobbes' earlier forays into political theory where he could not liberate himself from the corporatist categories of Romanist and medieval law. The idea that we authorize those who govern us and that we are committed to obey precisely because we do so is so simple and yet so powerful, in part because of the intricate way in which Hobbes manages to drive a wedge between the origin and the exercise of sovereign power. This distinction became pivotal in the development of the enlightened monarchies of Europe that held to the idea that the people was the source of power, but that the exercise of power lay with the king, their appointed representative.For centuries, it has been widely believed that Hobbes looked to the natural sciences for inspiration and that his civil science grew out of the application of the principles of Euclidian geometry to the interaction of men. This interpretation has some foundation in the text, but recent scholarship has suggested that Hobbes is engaging in a retrospective reinterpretation of his own work and that the intellectual foundations of Hobbes' political philosophy had been laid through long years of humanist studies. This re-appraisal of Hobbes' intellectual biography has led to a renewed interest in the fourth part of Hobbes' Leviathan, which has long been neglected, in which he treats of the so-called Kingdom of Darkness, the conceptions of civil order which arise through the misguided or even misleading interpretation of Scripture.The discovery of the importance of the theological dimension of Hobbes' thought has only added another reason to immerse oneself in the study of this great text which has shaped modernity, political, social and religious, in so many ways.Hugh Macdonald & Mary Hargreaves "Thomas Hobbes. A Bibliography", No.42. - Printing & the Mind of Man 138

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        Wagria, que est Pars Orientalis Holsatiæ.

      *** Kobberstukket kort over Wagrien - den nordøstlige del af Holstein med byerne Kiel, Plön, Oldesloe, Lübeck og Oldenburg. 42,5 x 51,5 cm. Med to indsatte specialkort: " Grundtriss Oldenburg. Anno 1320 " og " Grundtriss Oldenburg. Anno 1651 ". Kobberstiksarbejdet er udført af guldsmedebrødrene Matthias og Nicolai Petersen fra Husum. Kortet er udgivet af Johannes Blaeu i Amsterdam ca. 1662. Gammel - formentlig samtidig - håndkolorering. Bagsidetekst på latin. Papiret er med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen. Papirmål : 48 x 58 cm. - Godt eksemplar.. Johannes Mejer (1606-1674), kartograf fra Husum i Slesvig.I perioden 1638 til 1648 opmålte han Slesvig og Holsten. En række af disse kort blev gengivet i bogen "Newe Landesbeschreibung der zwey Herzogthümer Sleswich und Holstein" med tekst af Caspar Danckwerth. Kortene var i sort / hvid og en kolorering vil derfor være senere. Oplagets størrelse kendes ikke, men der er vidnesbyrd om, at udover de aftalte eksemplarer blev der - uden Mejers godkendelse - fremstillet ialt ca. 21000 enkelttryk af hans kort.I 1656 erhvervede Johannes Blaeu i Amsterdam kobberpladerne, og han anvendte dem nogle år senere i sine store Atlasudgivelser på latin, fransk, hollandsk, tysk og spansk. I Blaeus udgaver har Johannes Mejers kort fået en titel på latin i stedet for tysk samt ( ofte, men ikke altid ) tekst på bagsiden - og de fleste eksemplarer er koloreret i samtiden.Johannes Mejers kort over Slesvig og Holsten fik en lang levetid: Frem til omkring år 1800 var de grundlaget for alle andre kort over Hertugdømmerne

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        An Invention of Engines of Motion Lately Brought to Perfection

      London: by I. C. Richard Woodnoth,, 1651. Whereby may be dispatched any work now done in England or elsewhere, (especially Works that require strength and swiftness) either by Wind, Water, Cattel or men. And that with better accomodation, and more profit then by any thing hitherto known and used. Octavo (182 × 130 mm). Early twentieth-century tan half calf, marbled sides and endpapers, titles to spine gilt. Binding a little rubbed and marked, contents lightly toned at the margins and with a some light spotting. Excellent condition. First edition of this important work on early agrarian reform, introducing a new engine system for powering mills. The two letters that comprise this volume are attributed to the innovator Cressy Dymock and addressed to the reformer Samuel Hartlib. The two men met in 1648 and Dymock "became one of Hartlib's most loyal admirers, promoting machines for setting corn and grinding, rabbit-farming schemes, and intensive husbandry, mostly known only through Hartlib's papers. He appreciated the weaknesses of contemporary agrarian production and tackled them with mechanical and other innovations" (ODNB).

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        De bello belgico decades duae ab excessu Caroli V. Imp. usque ad Initium Praefecturae Alexandri Farnesii Parmae Placentiaeque Ducis III. ad annum 1678. continuatae cum figuris eneis et imaginibus a vivum expressis nec non iconibus religuorum in bello actorum & ad Historiam praecipue spectantium denuo de novo. Correctiores & auctiores excussae

      Mainz, Schönwetter 1651. 21 cm. (6), 776 (falsch 778), (104) Seiten mit 26 Porträtkupfern (25 als Tafel und 1 im Text). Festeinband, Pappband 18. Jahrhundert mit Rückenschild und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt - Graesse VI, 507 - VD17 23:242279H - Berühmtes Werk über die niederländischen Religions- und Freiheitskriege (1555 - 1590). Porträts: Famianus Strada, Francisco Valesius, Moritz von Nassau-Oranien, Karl von Mansfeld, Gabriele Serbelloni, Christoffel van Mondragon, Willem Hornanus Hesius, Erzherzog Matthias von Österreich, Aegidius von Barlaimont, Karl Fugger (Sohn Jakob Fuggers), Pfalzgraf Johann Kasimir, Fabio Farnese, Robert van Melun, Georg van Basta, Francisco Verdugo, Appio de Comitibus, Camillo Capisucchi (Capizucchi), Ferdinand Davalo, Emmanuel Lalin de Renty, Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester, Jean Baptiste de Tassis (Johann Baptista Tasse), Claude Barlaimont, Blasio Capisucchi (Capizucchi), Carlos Spinelli, Karl II. Erzherzog von Österreich, Karl von Arenberg. Einbandbezug am Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen, leicht gebräunt, Stempel auf Titelblatt Der Kupfertitel und die Pläne sind diesem Exemplar nicht beigegeben. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Anamnesis sive Commemoratio Omnium Sanctorum Hispanorum, Pontificum, Martyrum, Confessorum, Virginum, Viduarum, ac Sanctorum Mulierum. Ad ordinem & methodum Martyrologii romani quo utitur universalis, & Catholica Ecclesia in Sanctorum omnium faltis. Cum notis apodictis. Tomis VI distincta.

      Philippi Borde/L. Arnaud/C. Rigaud, Lugduni 1651 - 6 voll. in 4°, p. pelle. 1° vol. cc. nn. 11 + pp. 293 + cc. nn. 11; 2° vol. cc. nn. 7 + pp. 858 + cc. nn. 24; 3° vol. cc. nn. 7 + pp. 671 + cc. nn. 34; 4° vol. cc. nn. 6 + pp. 638 + cc. nn. 25; 5° vol. cc. nn. 6 + pp. 684 + cc. nn. 25; 6° vol. cc. nn. 7 + pp. 628 + cc. nn. 22. Front fig. Il 1° ed il 6° vol. presentano antip. fig. Il 6° vol. è arricchito da inc. raffigurante l'autore. Tagli marmorizzati. Nervi. Lettere e fregi ai d. in o. Tracce di tarli che ledono alcune lettere e/o parole. Lievi gore, fioriture.Mende ai piatti.

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        Exercitationes de generatione animalium

      Du Gard for O. Pulleyn, London 1651 - "Ex Ovo Omnia"Harvey, William (1578-1657). Exercitationes de generatione animalium. 4to. [28], 301, [1, errata]pp. Engraved frontispiece. London: Du-Gard for Octavian Pulleyn, 1651. 216 x 161 mm. Modern paneled calf, gilt-lettered spine. Frontispiece trimmed at outer margin (minimally affecting image), otherwise a fine copy.First Edition. Harvey's De generatione animalium, containing the first fundamentally new theory of generation since antiquity, represents a major advance in the study of animal reproduction, ranking with the works of Fabrizio and Malpighi. Contemporary theories of generation, based on the work of Aristotle and Galen, had held that the fetus was formed by the action of semen on menstrual blood, but Harvey argued, based on his studies of developing chick and deer embryos, that all life arose from eggs (ex ovo omnia)-he even denied the possibility of spontaneous generation. Harvey also advocated an epigenetic theory of fetal development-"the additament of parts budding one out of another"-in contrast to the prevailing belief in preformation. Needham, in his History of Embryology (1934) stated that Harvey "handled the question of growth and differentiation better than any before, anticipating the ideas of the present century." De generatione animalium covers all aspects of conception and birth; its chapter on parturition was the first original work on the subject by an Englishman. Garrison-Morton 467. Keynes, Harvey, 34. Printing and the Mind of Man 127. Norman 1011. Wing H-1091. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De generatione animalium] Exercitationes de generatione animalium: quibus accedunt quaedam de partu, de membranis ac humoribus uteri, & de conceptione. Autore Guilielmo Harveo.

      Typis Du-Gardianis : Impensis Octaviani Pulleyn, London 1651 - Small 4to. Engraved allegorical title-page (Zeus) + title-page + 14 ff., 301, [1] pp. Signatures: pi4 a4 B-S4 (including blank leaf C4, but without blank leaves pi1 and Ss4). Evidence of browning and brittleness throughout (frontispiece and first gathering is quite brittle), several leaves at end with a number of edges frayed with loss of text at upper corner of final leaf. Rarely seen with the engraved portrait (present in our copy but worn around corners with significant loss). Very sympathetically bound in recent calf antique, covers decorated with "cat's paw" motif, double gilt fillets around sides, five raised bands on spine, compartments richly gilt, red morocco label in the second. First Edition of the foremost English contribution to Embryology and Reproduction, "the background to the whole of Harvey's work, the source which can amplify his views on many subjects, particularly on topics not fully explained in 'De motu cordis,' such as blood, spirit, innate heat, the soul and the heart" (Whitteridge p. xxiv). Our copy belonged to Etienne) Le Moyne and contains numerous MS annotations by him throughout the text. "In 'De generatione,' Harvey's contribution to the future study of embryology was, first, to provide the method which his successors could follow, and this was the method of slow and careful observation many times repeated. His second contribution is his hypothesis that the chick in the egg and the fetus in the uterus both develop alike by epigenesis and in no other way. From this theory of epigenesis comes his next contribution, and it is the observation that the cicatribula is the place from which development proceeds. By this observation he directed the attention of his successors to the place where their investigation should begin. A further consequence of his demonstrations of epigenesis was the destruction of the Aristotelian and Galenic belief that the parts of the body could be divided up into different kinds. From his observations of the developing chick embryo and the mammalian fetus [his experiments focused on the King's herd of roe and fallow deer], Harvey was led to propound a further hypothesis to the effect that all living creatures grow from an egg" (Whitteridge p. lii). In this extraordinary work are arranged four books: "Disputations Touching the Generation of Animals," "Of Generation" (consisting of 72 Chapters, mainly of the hen and chick, but also of the hind and doe), "Of Parturition," "Of the Membranes and Humors of the Uterus," and "Of Conception." Garrison-Morton (No. 467) state: "The chapter on midwifery in this book is the first work on that subject to be written by an Englishman. The book also demonstrates Harvey's intimate knowledge of the existing literature on the subject. He corrected many errors of Fabricius. Harvey considered this to be the culminating work of his life, and more significant than De motu cordis." Garrison-Morton (No. 6146) state: "The chapter of labor ('De partu') in this book represents the first original work on obstetrics to be published by an English author." The editors of the Dictionary of Scientific Biography (VI, 158) praise Harvey's work: "His description of the day-to-day development of the chick embryo was notably more accurate than earlier ones, while his direct study of viviparous generation by dissecting the uteri of hinds and does at various stages during mating and pregnancy was quite without precedent. These observations formed the basis of a critical evaluation of earlier theories of generation, especially those of Aristotle, Galen, and Fabrici; and, finding all of the latter deficient, Harvey went on to formulate the first fundamentally new theory of generation since antiquity." REFERENCES: Keynes 34. Wing (2nd ed.), H1091. ESTC R17816. Gweneth Whitteridge, "Disputations Touching the Generation of Animals by William Harvey" (Oxford: Blackwell, 1981). PROVENANCE: inscription on title-page "Le Moyne," i.e. Stephan Le Moyne, a.k.a. Etienne Le Moine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam De Partu, de Membranis ac humoribus Uteri et de Conceptione.

      Amsterdam. Elzevier. 1651 - In 12 de 568 pp et 3 ff. nc. Plein veau brun, dos à 5 nerfs caissons richement orné. Titre gravé. Reliure de l' époque. Deuxieme édition, parue la même année que l' originale de Londres Après sa découvertet de la ciculation sanguine ( de motu cordis et sanguinis 1628) c' est le second grand apport d' Harvey à la médecine et à l' embryologie. Dans cet ouvrage le but d' Harvey est de découvrir la nature de la conception, le mode de génération du nouvel animal et son développement intra utérin. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exercitationes de generationes animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam de partu: de membranis ac humoribus uteri: & de conceptione.

      Joannem Jassonium, Amstrodami 1651 - 12mo, pp. [34], 415, [5]; engraved title page wanting; contemporary and possibly original full blindstamped calf, 19th century red morocco label on spine; joints rubbed, worm entering spine at bottom (but not affecting anything internally); modest rubbing; a good, sound copy, unrestored. Seminal work on embryology and endocrinology. Garrison-Morton 6146: "The chapter on labour ("De partu") in this book represents the first original work on obstetrics to be published by an English author." Keynes 37.

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        EXERCITATIONES DE GENERATIONE ANIMALIUM. QUIBUS ACCEDUNT QUAEDAM DE PARTU: DE MEMBRANIS HUMORIBUS UTERI: ET DE CONCEPTIONE.

      APUD JOANNEM JANSSONIUM, AMSTELODAMI 1651 - [600' MEDICINA-RARO] (cm13,6) bella legatura originale in piena pergamena con unghie.--cc. 17 nn. + 1c. bianca (che manca) + pp. 415 + 1 p. bianca + cc. 2 nn. di index. bella antiporta figurata con allegorie. E' il più importante trattato di embriologia del XVII secolo. Pietra miliare del celebre medico inglese che dopo il "de motu cordis" pone la sua attenzione agli studi sulla generazione e capovolge la concezione galeonico-aristotelica dello sviluppo dell' embrione. L Harvey rifiuta le precedenti dottrine sulla formazione del feto e si pone fra i più importanti scienziati di biologia nonostante l' uso limitato del microscopio appena inventato. Prima rara contraffazione in piccolo formato della celebre edizione di Londra, stampata qualche mese prima e Prima edizione stampata nel continente. Dopo l' edizione di Londra del 1651, furono impresse in Olanda ben 3 edizioni in piccolo formato. Vari errori di numerazione rigorosamente elencati in KEINES, Manca la carta 18 nn. che è bianca, alcune antiche sottolineature e una macchia in alto a carta 6 nn. e 7 nn., naturali ombreggiature a qualche carta, altrimenti esemplare bello, genuino e assolutamente completo con due antichi ex libris nobiliari, al frontis e al verso dell' antiporta. KEINES " BIBLIOGRAPHY OF W. HARVEY " n° 37; DAWSON 257; WILLEMS " ELZEVIER " 1129 in nota; KRIVATSY 5345; WALLER 4125; WELLCOME III 220.[f31] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exercitationes de generationes animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam de partu: de membranis ac humoribus uteri: & de conceptione

      Amstrodami: Joannem Jassonium. 1651. "12mo, pp. [34], 415, [5]; engraved title page wanting; contemporary and possibly original full blindstamped calf, 19th century red morocco label on spine; joints rubbed, worm entering spine at bottom (but not affecting anything internally); modest rubbing; a good, sound copy, unrestored. Seminal work on embryology and endocrinology. Garrison-Morton 6146: ""The chapter on labour (""De partu"") in this book represents the first original work on obstetrics to be published by an English author."" Keynes 37."

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        L'economia del cittadino in villa [.]. Libri VII.

      Bologna, eredi di Dozza, 1651. - (8), 624, (16) SS. Mit gest. Titelvignette ("Il Coriolano f.") und zahlr. Textholzschnitten (zumeist im Rand). Pappband der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel in rot und schwarz. 4to. Dritte Ausgabe des gastronomisch-agronomischen Klassikers, bis 1761 in mindestens 18 Ausgaben erschienen. Erstmals 1644 (und dann wieder 1648) aufgelegt. Die vorliegende, überarbeitete Ausgabe enthält als erste das Schlußkapitel über die Eigenschaften eines guten Jägers und bietet somit als erste den endgültigen Text der Folgeauflagen. Die ersten beiden Kapitel widmen sich hauptsächlich der Winzerei, behandeln aber auch das Brotbacken und die Imkerei. Andere Kapitel widmen sich der Landwirtschaft, dem Gartenbau, dem Pfropfen, der Verwendung der einzelnen Teile des Tieres beim Kochen, den medizinischen Qualitäten verschiedener Speisen sowie den vier Jahreszeiten (mit ausführlicher Aufstellung jeweils geeigneter Menüs). "Interesting on account of the appendix dealing with the qualities and virtues which a hunter should stand possessed of" (Schwerdt). Im selben Jahr erschien eine weitere Ausgabe in Rom. - Titel mit zeitgenöss. Monogrammstempel. Der Einband gelb angefärbt und etwas berieben. Am vorderen Innendeckel herald. Signaturschildchen der aufgelösten "Biblioteca Sommi Picenardi" in der Villa Sommi Picenardi bei Cremona. Westbury 211f. Souhart 452. Vgl. Simon (Bibl. Gastr.) 1443f. (nur spätere Ausgg.). Schwerdt II, 247b (Ausg. 1658). Diese Ausgabe nicht bei Kress oder Goldsmiths'. Nicht bei Bitting oder Vicaire. Nicht bei Simon (Bibl. Vin.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium. Quibus accedent quædam de Partu: de Membranis ac humoribus Uteri: & de Conceptione. Autore Guilielmo Harveo Anglo, in Collegio Medicorum Londinensium Anatomes & Chirurgiæ Professore

      Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium. Early edition, and probably the first of three editions issued in Amsterdam soon after the first edition, in quarto, was issued in London by Octavius Pulleyn earlier in 1651.. A couple of tiny nicks on the spine; occasional dampstaining within; a highly attractive, fresh copy with good margins.. Garrison & Morton 467 & 6146. Thick 12mo, contemporary blind-ruled calf rebacked period style (by Philip Dusel), red morocco label, gilt lettering. Copper-engraved vignette title-page. Garrison-Morton describes this as "the most important work on [embryology] to appear during the 17th century," and notes as well that ?the chapter on midwifery in this book is the first work on that subject to be written by an Englishman.? The frontispiece--which is actually the title-page of the English issue of this edition--depicts Zeus seated on a pedestal within a temple, holding a large egg from which a variety of creatures are emerging. On the egg is engraved, "Ex ovo omnia," which neatly summarizes Harvey's treatise. This important plate is not often found in copies of the Elzevir edition.

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        TRATTÉ DE LA PEINTURE De Leonardo Da Vinci Donné Public et Traduit d’Italien en François Par R.F.S.D.C

      Paris: Jacques Langlois, 1651. First edition, French language issue, published by the same publisher at the same time as the first in Italian. The first edition of Da Vinci&#146;s great Treatise on Painting, the first published work of Leonardo. 56 engraved illustrations and diagrams within text, additional engraved title with portrait, vignette titlepage, and many engraved head- and tail-pieces. Tall 4to, in contemporary calf, rebacked and restored to period style with red morocco label on spine, endpapers renewed. xviii, 128. A scarce and desirable copy with mild mellowing and very light antique staining primarily in the margins. FIRST EDITION OF THE MOST PRECIOUS TREATISE EVER PUBLISHED ON THE ART OF DRAWING. It was during his time in the service of the Duke of Sforza that Da Vinci developed his theories of the supremacy of painting, having the opportunity to associate with philosophers and men of letters on an equal basis. &#39;This theory was incorporated into the Treatise on Painting compiled by Leonardo&#39;s disciple Francesco Melzi, who however omitted Leonardo&#39;s definitions of the geometric &#39;principles&#146; of point, line, and, area - definitions that Leonardo had drawn up with great care, since he wished them to be read by mathematicians rather than artists&#39; (DSB).<br> The treatise is a major source of Leonardo&#39;s works on such topics as perspective, colour, light and shadow, as well as on plant physiology and human anatomical studies. This first edition was almost certainly produced for artists or more especially for patrons of the arts, as of the 912 sections that were contained in the original manuscript only the 365 sections devoted to non-theoretical writings are included in this first edition.<br> The original manuscript draft by Da Vinci has unfortunately been lost. The present text was first published in Italian by Raphael Dufresne from a manuscript, presumably transcribed by Melzi, that he had found in the Barberini Library. No edition of this work was printed in English until the 18th century.

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        The narrative history of King James, for the first fourteen years. In four parts. I. The state of England at His Majesties entrance, and relation it had to other parts: . also the rising of Somerset, . II. The proceedings touching the divorce betwixt the Lady Frances Howard, and Robert Earl of Essex, . Also, the arraignment of Sir Jer. Elvis Lieutenant of the Tower, Sir Thomas Monson Knight, Anne Turner, Rich. Weston and James Franklin, &c. touching the murthering and poysoning of Sir Thomas Overbury, . III. A declaration of His Majesties revenue with assignations and defalcations upon the same, and of all monies brought into His Majesties coffers from time to time, . IV. The commissions and warrants for the burning of two heretic

      printed for Michael Sparke 1651 - 4to, [x], 80, 93-192, [ix], 72, [ii], 18, [8]. Engraved title page, frontis, and folding plate present, blank leaf 163-164 not present, as often. Later panelled calf, rebacked, spine relaid, page 63-64 fore-margin excised, with loss of letters, otherwise a wide-margined copy in good order. A rare work, one difficult to find complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRO POPULO ANGLICANO DEFENSIO CONTRA CLAUDII ANONYMI ALIAS SALMAII, DEFENSIONEM REGIAM

      TYPUS DU GARDIANIS, L. ELZEVIR, LONDON 1651 - 283 p. FIRST EDITION. AFTER THE EXECUTION OF CHARLES I, A DEFENSE OF THE KING WAS PREPARED BY A FOREIGN WRITER, SALMASIUS (CLAUDE DE SAUMAISE, 1588-1653). MILTON CHARGED REPEATEDLY THAT THE WORK WAS UNDERTAKEN AT THE SOLICITATION AND UNDER THE PAY OF CHARLES II. MILTON'S DEFENSIO WAS HIS REPLY TO SALMASIUS. DIMENSIONS: 5" x 3." CONDITION: VERY GOOD; SOILING TO VELLUM, LIBRARY AND DEASCCESSION STAMPS ON TITLE PAGE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        D.Joannis De Solorzano Pereira I. V. D. Ex Equestri Militia Divi Iacobi, et in Regiis Supremis Castellae, et Indiarum Consiliis Antiquissimi, et Iam Emercti Senatoris. Emblemata Centum, Regio Politica. Aeneis Laminis Affabre Caelata, Vividisqua, et .(*)

      Madrid 1651 - (*) Limatis carminibus explicita, & singularibus commentarijs affatim illustrata. Primo, uniuscuiusque Emblematis mentem complectente.& illustratur, designante. ==20 h. - 844pp. y 44 h. Ilustrado con 100 muy curiosas alegorías. También letras capitales y ricos pies de capítulo. Encuadernación de época en piel. Muy correcto ejemplar, aunque: -Anotaciones manuscritas de época en portada - de la pág. 101 a 107, es decir 4 folios con una mancha en el márgen derecho, 5 cm. de alto por 3 de ancho - pequeñita mancha de tinta en pág. 421 - círculo de gota de cera de 0,5cm de diámetro en folio 449 - en pág.585 mancha en márgen inferior - algo, muy poco, de antigua humedad entre la pág. 603 a 609 - pequeña restauración de época en folio 641 - y vuelve esa antigua humedad entre las págs. 757 y 769.(nada problemático). Resto perfecto. ==Juan de Solórzano y Pereyra (Madrid, 30 de noviembre de 1575 - 26 de septiembre de 1655) Jurista español, el más destacado publicista del derecho indiano. Administrador y jurisconsulto español. Oidor de la audiencia de Lima, realizó reformas en la reglamentación laboral de las minas. Nombrado fiscal del Consejo de Indias (1627) y del Consejo de Castilla (1642), su gestión se caracterizó por la flexibilidad e independencia de criterio frente a la intolerancia oficial. Es autor de Política indiana (1647). Ejerció notable influencia sobre los pensadores que intervinieron en la emancipación hispanoamericana. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GONDIBERT: An Heroick Poem.

      Printed by Tho. Newcomb for John Holden,, London: 1651 - Printer's device to t.p. Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG+ (ample margins/age toning to paper). Modern full brown calf with maroon leather title label to spine. Eps renewed. 4to: A - 3K^4. N2 & N4 cancels. 3H3 mis-signed 3G3. First & last leaves blank. 1st editiion (Pforzheimer 252; Wing D-325; Wither-to-Prior 245). [4], 88, [4], 344, [8] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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