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        Oedipus Aegyptiacus. Hoc Est Universalis Hieroglyphicae Doctrinae temporum iniuria abolitae Instauratio. Opus ex omni Orienalium doctrina & sapientia conditum, nec non viginti diversarum linguarum authoritate stabilitum

      Rome: Typographia Vitalis Mascardi, 1652. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. 3 folio volumes in full vellum, some wear and minor repairs to vellum, volume 1 taller than the others but clearly a set. With two folding maps, eleven folding plates, ten tables in text, two text star maps and in text, often full page or nearly so, illustration throughout. A mostly light but persistent dampstain in the gutter of volume 2, a number of plates with minor creasing and wear at the inner edges, one with tears at two folds, a few minor repairs at folds of plates, tear to one page with loss to a marginal gloss, occasional marginal worming, old stamp to one title page. Lacking the extra engraved title in volume 1. [92], 424, [40], [1]; [2], 440, [30], 546, [26]; [2], 590, [36]. Brunet III, 668. Graesse IV, 22. Kircher's largest and most far ranging work, and possibly his most astounding. The range of erudition is remarkable, even if most of the linguistic claims for the hieroglyphics were hugely (often comically) misguided. He was the world's greatest authority on Egypt, the first to recognize the relationship between Coptic and Ancient Egyptian, and certainly the first to draw parallels between the religion of the Egyptians and the religion of China, Japan, India, Mongolia and the Aztecs - as well as tracing its influence through Greece and Rome. A jaw dropping work of syncretic Jesuit scholarship from the last man, as they say, who knew everything. Size: Folio. 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 045199.

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        Devoniae Descripto. The Description of Devon-Shire

      1652 - Attractively hand coloured mid-seventeenth century map, and one of the most important early maps of Devon. Much less common than the Blaeu map which Jansson is often accused of plagiarising. Galleons, fishing boats and sea monsters patrol the waters. The title is contained within a decorative cartouche made up of large fishes and two maidens. The two mileage scales are contained in a floral cartouche. An additional feature of Jansson's maps is the elaborate lettering. Batten & Bennett, 11. 3 Size: 495 x 390mm

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Republyke der Zeven Vrye Vereenigde Nederlanden. Dat is: Een volkoome beschrijvinge der plaats, hoedanigheid, staats- en burgerlikke bestuuringe van Gelderlandt, Hollandt, Zeelandt, Uitrecht, Friesland, Over-Yszel, en Groeningen. Uit het Latijn, in 't Nederduits, vertaalt.

      Amsterdam, Gerrit van Goedisberg, 1652. - 12mo. (XII)+438+(6) pp. Met gegraveerde titelplaat. Reg. Gebonden. Perkament uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Achterplat iets vlekkig). * Zeldzame Nederlandse vertaling van Belgii confoederati Respublica (Leyden, 1630).

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        Charles II, in exile in France, appeals for support in Scotland to mount an invasion of England to overthrow Oliver Cromwell, "whereby we may suppresse those wicked rebels, and relieve our good Subjects..."

      "Document Signed ""Charles R"" as King, in exile, 1 page, 8.75"" x 13.25"" with blank integral leaf, Paris, June 25, 1652, to an unknown recipient promoting support for an uprising against the Cromwellian dictatorship. Expected folds, with light toning and soiling, seal remnants and mild dampstain on verso, professionally cleaned and restored and in overall very good condition. The document reads in full (with period spelling and grammar retained): ""Trusty and wellbeloved We greete you well. We have received so good information of your affection and zeale to our service, that we are most confident you will?"gladly embrace any opportunity to contribute your utmost endeavour to the advacem[en]t thereof and to the recovery of your Countrey from the oppression, misery, and dishonor it now groans under by the insolence and tyranny of our English rebells, who propose to themselves the absolute charge of the whole Government thereof and the extirpation of the ancient Nobility and Gentry of that our Kingdome and the entire subiecting [?] of it so their Arbitrary and Lawless Jurisdiction; which every true Scotchman must from his heart abhorre; And therefore we have appointed Lieuten[an]t General Middleton (to whose fidelity and conduct we have committed the managery of that great affaire) to communicate your purpose unto you, that we are resolved to leave no way unattempted on our part, whereby we may suppresse those wicked rebels, and relieve our good Subjects of that Kingdome. For the better and more effectuall doing whereof We desire you to give him your best assistance, in such manner, as upon conference with him, or with any person intrusted by him to you, he shall make ?" appeare unto you to be most conducing thereunto. And whatsoever part you whall beare in this good worke, upon information given us by our said Lieutenant Generall. We shall for the present acknowledge, and gratify and reward assoone as it shallbe in our power. And so we bid you hearty farewell Given at the Louvre in Paris the 25th day of June. In the fourth yeare of R. Reigne."" Smarting from his defeat at the hands of Oliver Cromwell at Worcester and now in exile in Paris, Charles II renews his efforts to secure the English throne. Addressing an unknown Scotsman, Charles invokes the personality of General John Middleton to rally more Scots to the aid of the Stuarts. Following the execution of his father in 1649 at the hands of Oliver Cromwell, the Scottish Parliament, dominated by the Covenanter faction, declared Charles II ""King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland,"" but refused him entry unless he accepted Presbyterianism thought the realm. At first, Charles II resisted, but after one of his loyal generals, James Graham, Marquess of Montrose, mounted an unauthorized invasion of Scotland which ended in his capture and execution, he acceded to the demands of the Scottish Parliament. Charles arrived in Scotland in in June 1650 where he formally agreed to the Covenanters' demands. In January 1651 he was formally crowned King of Scotland, but following his defeat by Cromwell's forces at Worcester in September 1651, he went into exile in France. Charles now pinned his hopes on the skills and abilities of John Middleton (1608-1674). Middleton was a professional soldier during the English Civil War and during The Restoration. A Scotsman, Middleton first served in France in 1632 as a pikeman but quickly rose to the ranks. In 1639 he served under James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose during the Bishop's Wars against Charles I. During the English Civil War he served as a colonel in the Parliamentarian army, subsequently leading the cavalry with the rank of lieutenant general. In 1646, he became commander-in-chief of the Army of the Covenant with whom, in 1648 he invaded northern England in an unsuccessful effort to secure the release of Charles I who had been imprisoned by the Parliamentarians. Defeated by Cromwell at Preston, he returned to Scotland and attempted to foment a royalist uprising there. When Charles II landed in Scotland, Middleton became a general in his army, but was wounded and captured at the Battle of Worcester in September 1651 and imprisoned at the Tower of London. He soon escaped and joined Charles II in exile in Paris. In February 1654, Middleton again travelled to Scotland in commanded of Charles II's troops during the brief Royalist uprising there. After his defeat at the hands of General Monck at Dalnaspidal in July 1654, he returned to exile with Charles II in Paris. Following the restoration of Charles II in 1660, Middleton became 1st Earl of Middleton. In 1668 Charles II made him Governor of Tangier, a post he held until his death six years later. "

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        Grundtriß der Edlen Weitberumbten Statt Hamburg Anno 1651. Kolor. Kupferstich von J. Mejer aus C. Danckwerth 'Newe Landesbeschreibung', 1652. 40 x 56 cm. Unter Passepartout aufwendig gerahmt.,

      1652 - Dekorativer Grundriss mit den Festungsanlagen mit zwei kolorierten, mit Stadtwappen und Putten ausgeschmückten Titelkartuschen, Meilenzeiger und Legendenkartusche, Schiffsstaffage und vorn links Personenstaffage in Form eines Anglers. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Danmarckis Rigis Krønicke. Bind 1-2.

      Med kobberstukket titelblad af H.A. Greys, Huitfeld's portræt stukket af A. Haelwegh, samt udfoldeligt kobberstik med 103 kongeportrætter og to genealogiske tavler. København 1652-55. Folio. Nydelige senere halvpergamentbind med rygtitelfelter i skind. (18) + (6) + 114 + (50); (11) + p. 842-1556 + 330 sider. Gammelt ejernavn.. Thesaurus 498.Gennemgående et flot, rent og attraktivt eksemplar af folio-udgaven af Huitfelds Danmarkshistorie, som udkom første gang 1595-1604 i en 4°-udgave i ti bind

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        A Commentary Upon all the Prophets both Great and Small. Wherin the Divers Translations and Expositions both Literal and Mystical of all the most famous Commentators both Ancient and Moders are propounded, examined and censured, for the singular benefit of all that be studious of the Holy Scriptures.

      London, Abraham Miller, and Ellen Cotes 1652. (12) 488, 365-516, 515-850 (12) p. Contempoary Leather with ribbed back, rebound spine, Folio (page 429-432 in facsimile, half of the titlepage in written facsimile and the other half browned. John Mayer 1583-1664, was a biblical commentator. His life was spent in digesting the work of former commentators on the Bible and adding notes of his own. He is most known for his commentary on the whole Bible which was published in 7 volumes. This work is the fourth volume and comments on the Prophets.).

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "Koningsberga".

      . Kupferstich v. Merian, 1652, 26 x 35.

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        Bourdeaux.

      1652 - Kupferstich von Caspar Merian, aus Merian Theatrum Europaeum 1652. 24,3 x 67,8 cm. Faltig und etwas fleckig. Rückseitig schwacher Stempel (nicht durchscheinend). Fauser 1659. Prachtvolle große Ansicht. Schöner nuancenreicher Abdruck. Im Vordergrund die Garonne, an deren Ufer Wagen und Fußgänger zu sehen sind. Auf dem Fluß befinden sich einige Boote. Am unteren Bildrand leeres Spruchband. Im Bereich des Himmels drei Wappenkartusche, die rechte Kartusche ist ebenfalls leer. Links unten Stechervermerk "Caspar Merian sc.". Von zwei Platten gedruckt. Gorgeous great view. Nice nuance rich printing. In the front the Garonne, at the shore wagons and pedestrians. On the river we find some boats. At the lower margin is an empty banner located. At the area of the sky three coat of arms cartouches, the right one is empty as well. Printed by two plates. Wrinkled and slightly spotted. Weak stamp at verso (not shining through). Faltig und etwas fleckig. Rückseitig schwacher Stempel (nicht durchscheinend).

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        Oculus Hoc Est: Fundamentum Opticum, in quo ex accurata Oculi anatome, ....

      . London, F.Flesher, 1652, Kl.4°, (5 Bl.), 254 pp., zahlreiche Holzschnitte, im Pergamenteinband der Zeit; feines, frisches, fleckenfreies Exemplar.. "In this book, Scheiner demonstrated for the first time that the retina is the actual organ of sight and explained the pupil changes known as "accommodation." He also devised the pin-hole test ("Scheiner's test") to illustrate accommodation and refraction." - Seltene zweite Auflage des berühmten Grundlagenwerks der Physiologischen Optik, mit den ersten Berichten seiner Versuche am menschlichen Auge! - Der vollständige Titel lautet - "Oculus, hoc est: Fundamentum opticum: in quo ex accurata oculi anatome, abstrusarum experientiarum sedula pervestigatione, ex invisis specierum visibilium tam everso quam erecto situ spectaculis, nec non solidis rationum momentis, radius visualis eruitur; sua visioni in oculo sedes decernitur; anguli visiorii ingenium aperitur; difficultates veteres, novae, innumerae expediuntur, abstrusa, obscura, curiosa plurima in medium proferuntur; plura depromendi occasio harum rerum studiosis datur: opus multorum votis diu expetitum; philosophis omnibus, praesertim qui naturae vim in medicina, physica aut mathesi addiscenda rimantur, neque inutile neque ingratum, imo necessarium futurum / auctore Christophoro Scheiner " - und liest sich in der Übersetzung von Moritz von Rohr - "Das AUGE oder Grundlage der Optik, worinnen, aus sorgfältiger Zergliederung, des Auges, fleißiger Erforschung wunderlicher Versuche aus den nicht erblickten Schaustücken, der bald umgekehrt, bald aufrecht gelagerten Sehformen sowie dem entscheidenden Gewicht der Gründe der Sehstrahl ermittelt, sein Sitz im Auge, beim Sehen festgelegt und das Wunder des Gesichtswinkel eröffnet wird; zahllose alte und neue Schwierigkeiten werden gehoben, wunderliches, dunkles, merkwürdiges wird in reicher Fülle vorgebracht und den dieser Dinge beflissenen Gelegenheit gegeben, noch mehreres zu entwickeln: Ein Werk, das vieler Wünsche seit lange begehrten, und das allen Philosophen, zumal denen, die durch Aneignung von Medizin, Physik und Mathematik der Natur Kraft erforschen, nicht nutzlos oder gar unersprießlich sondern vielmehr notwendig sein wird. Von dem Verfasser Christoph Scheiner, der Ges. Jesu". - Die wichtigsten Forschungen Scheiners liegen auf dem Gebiet der physiologischen Optik, auf dem wir ihn in gewissem Sinn als Vorläufer von Helmholtz ansehen können. -cf. M.v. Rohr - Scheiner beginnt mit der eingehenden anatomischen Beschreibung des Auges, so wurde seine schematische Darstellung des Auges auf Seite 17 mit der ersten exakten Darstellung der Teile des Auges und dem exzentrischen Sehnerveneintritt ein Meilenstein der wissenschaftlichen Darstellung des Auges. - Die Netzhaut ist nach Scheiner und nach Kepler, entgegen früheren Meinungen, welche die Wahrnehmung des Bildes in den Glaskörper oder gar in die Linse verlegten, der eigentliche Sitz des Sehvermögens. - Er entfernte die Häute an der hinteren Wand eines Ochsenauges bis auf die Netzhaut und brachte eine Kerze in einiger Entfernung vor dem präparierten Auge an. Das umgekehrte Bild der Kerzenflamme konnte dann auf der Netzhaut von einem hinter dem Auge befindlichen Standpunkt wahrgenommen werden. Später (im Jahre 1625) stellte Scheiner den gleichen Versuch mit demselben Ergebnis am menschlichen Auge an. - So gelang Scheiner der Nachweis, daß die Netzhaut das eigentliche Empfindungsorgan des Sehens ist und so bewies Scheiner die Ähnlichkeit des Auges mit der Camera obscura. - Da er nun wusste, daß die Netzhaut eine Verzweigung des Sehnerven darstellt, erkannte Scheiner, auf welche Weise das Sehen dem Gehirn vermittelt wird. Scheiner ließ sich bei der Beschäftigung mit optischen Fragen von dem Gedanken leiten, daß das Auge ein nach den Prinzipien der Optik gebautes Organ und deshalb besonders geeignet sei, die Grundlehren der Optik zu entwickeln. So entstand dies Werk, es führt den, jenen Gedanken Scheiners zum Ausdruck bringenden Titel "Oculus, hoc est fundamentum opticum", 1619 in Insbruck zu erst erschienen - Scheiner zeigte, daß das Brechungsvermögen der wässrigen Feuchtigkeit mit demjenigen des Wassers und dasjenige der Linse mit dem des Glases nahezu übereinstimmen, während das Brechungsvermögen des Glaskörpers zwischen dem der erstgenannten Medien liegt. Der Gang des Lichtstrahls wird dann vor seinem Eintritt in das Auge, bis er die Netzhaut trifft, verfolgt. Die entsprechenden Kapitelüberschriften (Lib.III. Pars I. Cap.VI-XI) geben am besten einen Überblick über den Gang und die Ausführlichkeit der von Scheiner unternommenen Untersuchung. - Sie lauten: Brechung des Lichtstrahls beim Übergang aus der Luft in die Hornhaut, Brechung beim Übergang aus der Hornhaut in die wässerige Feuchtigkeit, Vergleich der das Auge zusammensetzenden Medien hinsichtlich ihrer Dichte, Brechung des Lichtes beim Übergang aus der wässerigen Feuchtigkeit in die Kristalllinse, Brechung an der Grenze von Kristalllinse und Glaskörper und Netzhaut. - Scheiner gab ferner die erste zutreffende Antwort auf die Frage, wie es kommt, daß das Auge nahe und entfernte Gegenstände deutlich zu sehen vermag. Dieses als Akkommodationsfähigkeit bezeichnete Vermögen erklärte Scheiner daraus, daß die Gestalt der Linse sich ändert, indem die Linse sich für nahe Gegenstände stärker wölbt, für entferntere dagegen sich abflacht. - Neben dem Vergleich des Brechungsvermögens durch Immersionsmethoden, der Akkommodation, des Studiums des Strahlenverlaufs im Auge durch den noch heute nach ihm benannten "Scheinerschen Versuch" zeigte er eine Reihe weitere geistreicher Experimente, wie die Messung der Hornhautkrümmung durch Vergleich der Größe der Reflexbilder von Hornhaut und verschieden großen Glaskugeln, die Probleme Gesichtswinkel und Blickwinkel und die damit verbundene Änderungen der Perspektive beim direkten und indirekten Sehen seien nur kurz zur Charakterisierung des Inhalts herausgegriffen. - Einige Versuche Scheiners können wir als Vorstufen heute wichtiger optischer Prüfungsmethoden betrachten: In Lib. I Pars II, Kap.2 bringt er einen Schirm mit sehr kleiner Öffnung vor das Auge. Um die Strahlenkreuzung in dieser kleinen Blende zu zeigen, führt er zwischen Auge und Schirm eine Schneide ein. Von dem durch die Öffnung zu sehenden Objekten werden dann zuerst jene abgedeckt, die sich auf der der Schneide gegenüber liegenden Seite befinden. Umgekehrt ist es, wenn die Schneide vor der Blende in den Strahlengang geführt wird. Beim "Focaultschen Schneideverfahren" tritt an die Stelle der materiellen Blende der Fokus bzw. die Kaustik des zu prüfenden Objekts. - In Lib. I Pars II, Kap.5-9 bringt Scheiner einen Schirm mit mehreren kleinen Öffnungen (Abstände kleiner als Pupillendurchmesser) vor das Auge und betrachtet ein kleines leuchtendes Objekt. Es erscheint nur dann einfach, wenn es scharf auf der Netzhaut abgebildet wird. Bei Abstands- und Akkommodationsänderung oder bei Fehlsichtigkeit erscheint es in der Anzahl der Blendenöffnungen vervielfacht. - Später in Lib. III Pars 1, Kap. 13 variiert er diesen Versuch, in dem er anstelle des Auges eine Linse und einen Auffangschirm verwendet und die Linse bis auf mehrere kleine Öffnungen abblendet. Auch hier wird nur bei scharfer Abbildung ein kleines leuchtendes Objekt einfach abgebildet, sonst in der Zahl der Blendenöffnungen. Wir haben hier das Prinzip der "Hartmannschen Prüfmethode", die seit Anfang unseres Jahrhunderts häufig angewendet wird. - Seine Methode, die Refraktion eines Auges mit objektiven Meßmethoden erfassen zu können, ist der älteste Versuch, die Koinzidenz zweier Strahlenbüschel zu zeigen, welcher sich heute im Refraktometer von Hartinger noch wiederfindet. - Ferner waren die Realisierung und Einführung der Projektionsmethode, die Anwendung des Fernrohrs mit positivem Okular und mit Umkehrlinse, die Verbindung eines Fernrohrs mit einer parallaktischen Aufstellung wichtige Verbesserungen der optischen Beobachtungstechnik, die wir Scheiner zu verdanken haben. - Scheiner verfügte über manuelle Geschicklichkeit. Er gibt an, seine Linsen selbst hergestellt zu haben, und hielt als erster eine Vorlesung über das Fernrohr in Ingolstadt (1612-1614), wobei je eine Konkavlinse und Konvexlinse erwähnt wurde, und es ist ihm in erster Linie zu verdanken, daß das von Kepler angegebene astronomische Fernrohr endlich gebaut wurde. Unter dem späteren Namen "Heliotrophium Telioscopium" benutzte er es zur objektiven Vorführung der unabhängig von Galilei von ihm entdeckten Sonnenflecken. - Scheiner leitete aus seinen Beobachtungen die Umdrehungszeit der Sonne und die Lage ihres Äquators ab; er erkannte auch bereits die Eigenbewegung der Flecken und erfand den Pantographen bereits 1603. - Hirschberg 310; Dannemann, Fr., Die Naturwissenschaften .. II, p.17-19; R.Rieker, Fernrohre und ihre Meister, p.39ff; Schmitz, Gesch. Optik, 1.Bd., p.245-251 + 1.ErgBd., p.51; Th. Haugwitz, Ophthalmologische Untersuchungsinstrumente, p.46,51,52,62; Rothschuh Nr. 1754, 1769; D.S.B., XII, pp. 151-52 - British Optical Lib. Assoc. Cat. II, p.94; Krivatsy, No.10365; Garrison-Morton 1480 (1st.Ed. 1619).

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        The Method of Physick, Containing the Causes, Signes and Cures of inward Diseases of Mans Body ... Form and rule of making Remedies

      London, 1652. Later Prtg. Full contemp. calf. An attractive, clean copy with the spine reinforced at the head. sq 8vo.,Originally published in 1583 the book went through at least eight editions prior to this printing - a testament to its popularity and efficacy. The book is a comprehensive compendium of symptoms and cures of all kinds of ailments including hysteria and madness. An attractive copy, and a book that is not readily found in the trade. Wing B-921; Wellcome II, 104; DNB I, 1228.

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        America noviter delineata

      Amsterdam 1652 - Fifth State. Latin Text, Size : 376x502 (mm), 14.75x19.75 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0

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        America Noviter Delineata

      Jansson, Amsterdam 1652 - Copper-engraved map, with period hand-colouring in outline. Insets of each polar region, both oceans embellished with ships and sea monsters. French text on verso. The celebrated Hondius map of the Americas. Originally issued by Jodocus Hondius Jr. in 1618, this map of the Americas was modified by Henricus Hondius following his brother's death. The original map was based on Jodocus Hondius the elder's map of 1606, along with the Willem Blaeu maps of 1608 and 1617. The map would form Europe's geographical understanding of North and South America for the first half of the 17th century. Several major corrections have been made compared to the 1606 Hondius map. The St. Lawrence Bay and River are much improved, and at the opposite end, Tierra del Fuego has been separated, however nebulously, from the great Terra Incognita, thought (correctly) to exist since ancient times. The rather assertive outgrowth of Virginia in the 1606 map has been modified to reflect more accurately the eastward swelling at North Carolina. Interestingly, Henricus Hondius' next map of North America (1636) adopted the increasingly popular notion that California was an island, and greatly advanced that belief. The present copy an example of Burden's fifth state, without the border found only on the first state of 1618, with Jansson's imprint at the lower right, and with the date and Hondius imprint removed from the cartouche. Burden, The Mapping of North America I: 192.

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        The Ladies Dispensatory, Containing the Natures, Vertues, and Qualities of all Herbs, and Simples usefull in Physick Reduced Into a Methodicall Order, for their more ready use in any sicknesse, or other accident of the Body

      London - R. Ibbitson 1652 - %0D%0AA scarce copy of this medical reference book. %0D%0AThe like never published in English. %0D%0AWith an Alphabetical Table of all the Vertues of each Herb, and Simple. %0D%0AWith a Table of Contents to the rear of the volume. %0D%0AThis book was last seen at auction in 1998, and only one in the last 40 years. %0D%0AVery scarce. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0ARe-bound in a contemporary calf leather binding preserving the original calf leather boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Internally, generally firmly bound. The hinges have been repaired. There is some evidence of previous worming. Pages are generally bright and clean with some minor browning and age-toning. There is a bookseller's label to the front pastedown. The front pastedowns are from another book. This copy is lacking A1, EE2, EE3 and EE4. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jurisprudentia ecclesiastica seu consistorialis rerum & quaestionum in serenissimi ac potentissimi principis electoris Saxon. Senatu ecclesiastico & consistorio supremo (.) definitiones succinctas (.). libri III., quorum I: materia de iuribus episcopalibus: ministris ecclesiae (.) II: causis matrimonialibus (.) III: judicio & foro ecclesiastico (.) pertractatae visuntur.,

      Hanau (Haniviae), Typis Ionnis Aubry, 1652 - Titleblatt (in rot/schwarz gedruckt) [42], 1398 S. [172] Index Frühe Ausgabe des umfangreichen Stadndardwerkes zum protestantischen Eherecht. Insgesamt leicht fleckig. Titelblatt mit kleinem Loch ohne Textverlust. Die letzten fünf Blätter (Index) mit leichtem Textverlust. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 4° Ganzpergament der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

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        Idea universæ medicinæ practicæ libris XII absoluta.

      Amsterdam: Louis Elzevier. 1652 - 12mo. Title 15 leaves including title, 752 pp. With engraved frontispiece. Contemporary vellum. Willems 1012; Wellcome III, 365; Osler 3098; cf. Waller 5193 (ed. 1652); Parkinson/Lumb 1352a (ed. 1648); Hirsch III, 412.

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        Alexandria vetustissimum Aegypti emporium Amplissima civitas.

      Amsterdam 1652-57 - Engraved view in original color.56x47 cms.Bird s eye view of the city. Wide margins. This plate belong to the series of city views compiled by janssonius in 8 volumes.The plates came from Braun Hogenberg stock bought by jansson.The plates were reengraved and were near 500.The work "Theatrum Praecipuarum Urbium". Fine condition.

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        Marci Antonini Imperatoris de rebus suis, sive de eis qae ad se perinere censebat, Libri XII, Locis havd pvcic repurgati, suppleti, restituti: Versione insuper Latina nova, Lectionibus item variis Ac commentario perpetuo Thomae Gatakeri.

      Buck Cantabrigiae 1652 - 439 S. Leather, Befriedigender Zustand/ satisfyingly, Ex-Library., Bibl-Ex., Leder verschmutzt. Buchblock löst sich vom Einband. Vorsatz und Titelseite mit Besitzvermerken und handschriftlichen Notizen. Frontispiz zerrissen. Papier wasserfleckig und wellig. Ersten 100 S. mit Unterstreichungen (Buntstift). Leather soiled. Inner book seperated from cover. Fly leaf and title page signed and annotated by hand. Frontispiece torn. Paper waterstained and wavy. First 100 pp.with crayon underlining. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Haker GmbH & Co. KG]
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        TORNACUM, civitas metropolis et cathedra episcopalis Nerviorum? [ Tournai capitale des Nerviens ]

      Voir nos visuels, Edition originale, Chez Ioannis Mommarti, Bruxelles,(24)+252+47pp, 1652. Ex. de la Bibliothèque du Président de Wavrans (plusieurs ex-libris). In-8, reliure plein veau, dos à 5 nerfs et caissons ornés, épidermures et manque à la pièce de titre, tranches rouges, gardes marbrées, intérieur propre, nombreuse lettrines, un manque de texte à l'errata (p. réparée). Bel ex. très rare. Envoi soigné (E30).

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        Einlaufende Segelschiffe im Hafen., Radierung.

      Um 1652-1654. - Mit dem gestochenen Titel "De Vryheyt een Oorloogs Schip - De Hafewint een Spaens Vaerder" und der gestochenen Nr. unten rechts. Ausgezeichneter, gegensatzreicher Druck mit winzigem Rändchen um die Einfassungslinie, z. T. auf diese geschnitten. B. (Nooms) 77 II (von II). Wurzbach 77. Blatt 3 aus der großen, dreiteiligen Folge "Various Ships and Views of Amsterdam II". - Nooms, der als Marinemaler und Radierer tätig ist hat ein umfangreiches Werk an graphischen Blättern geschaffen. Als ehemaliger Seemann, daher die Namensänderung, bestechen seine Blätter durch seine Kenntnisse der verschiedenen Gattungen der Meeresfahrzeuge. Seine Blätter sind zudem äußerst fein geätzt und von großem künstlerischen Reiz. - Aus Sammlung Bernard Keller, Schaffhausen (Lugt 384, verso mit dem Stempel). - Insgesamt gut erhalten. Minimale vertikale Quetschspur. Im oberen Darstellungsrand stellenweise minimal wellig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Auf feinem Bütten.13,6 x 24,9 cm.

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        De situ orbis libri XVII.

      Amsterdam, Johann Janssonius junior, 1652. - 2 Bde. Gest., ill. Vortitel, (3)-809, (1), 41, (1) SS. 670 SS. Mit einer mehrf. gefalt. gest. Karte. Pergamentbände der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel. Bindebänder fehlen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 12mo. Schöne, nach Art der Elzevier gedruckte Ausgabe. Das Vorwort nennt als Bearbeiter Conrad Heresbach, Hieronymus Gemusaeus, Heinrich Glareanus und Johann Hartong. Die Karte zeigt Frankreich. - Die Einbände mit unbedeutenden Wurmspuren an den Gelenken. Hübsches, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar aus der berühmten Stiftsbibliothek Kremsmünster (OÖ) mit entspr. altem hs. Vermerk sowie Stempelung am Titel und kl. Etikett am Vorderdeckel. Graesse VI/1, 506. Schweiger I, 304. Hoffmann III, 458 ("Nette Ausgabe").

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        Irelands Naturall History

      Kings Head Old Bayley : Samuell Hartlie , 1652. "Irelands Nautral History Being a true and ample Description of its Situation, Greatness, Shape, and Nature; Of its Hills, Woods, Heaths, Bogs; Of its Fruitfull Parts and profitable Grounds, with the severall way of Manuring and Improving the same: With its Heads or Promontories, Harbours, Roades and Bayes; Of its Springs and Fountaines, Brookes, Rivers, Loghs; Of its Metalls, Mineralls, Freestone, Marble, Sea-Coal, Turf, and other things that are taken out of the ground. And lastly, of the Nature and temperature of its Air and Season, and what diseases it is free from, or subject unto. Conducing to the Advancement of Navigation, Husbandry, and other profitable Arts and Professions. Written by Gerard Boate, late Doctor of Physick to the State in Ireland And now Published BY Samuell Hartlie, Esq. For the Common Good of Ireland, and more especially, for the benefit of the Adventurers and Planters therein. Imprinted at London for John Wright at the Kings Head in the Old Bayley, 1652." The preceeding is the whole of the title page except for a hand written signature of Beresford Boate. This name is also written on the inside of the first free front end paper. The spine label is intact. The board edges are worn but only worn through on two corners.There is some cracking starting along the front outer hinge and some minor warping to the top board. The front inner hinge is cracked but the balance of the book is tight.There are soil marks near and on the title page with some old moisture stains here and there but none of the staining makes any of the text not readable. There are 186 pages of text plus the 4 page "Table of the principal Heads contained in this book" and the one page Errata.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Mercure Armorial enseignant les principes & elemens du blazon des armoiries

      François Clousier, Paris 1652 - In-4° demi-toile marron, seconde édition, très nombreux blasons gravés sur bois dans le texte et coloriés au pochoir à l'époque. De la bibliothèque du château de Montataire. Saffroy, 2149.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        LEXICON GRAECO-LATINUM - E PROBATIS AUCTARIBUS LOCUPLETATUM, CUM INDICIBUS ET GRAECO ET LATINO AUCTIS ET CORRECTIS ADDITUM AUCTARIUM DIALECTORUM - ACCEDUNT LEXICON ATYMOLOGICUM - IOAN MEURSII GLOSSARIUM CONTRACTUM -

      LUGDUNI BATAVORUM 1652 - RO30055191: 1790 colonnes + index non paginé, environ 150 + 364 colonnes (12 dernières pages colées par l'humidité). Texte en latin et en grec sur deux colonnes.Tampon de bibliothèque en page de titre. Bandeaux et culs de lampe et lettines en noir et blanc. Plats illustrés d'armoiries, en dorées.Fortes mouillures sur l'ensemble de la troisième partie et à partir de 6 dernières pages de l'index. Mouillures sur le coin supérieur droit de l'intégralité de l'index et à partie de la colonne 1400 à la fin de la première partie. Quelques déchirures sur quelques pages. Quelques rousseurs sur quelques pages. Tranches et coins des plats frottés. Petits manques sur le dos. Coiffe en-tête et en pied abîmées. Fortes mouillures et moisissures sur le second plat. Première partie : Lexicon graeco-latinum. Seconde partie : Index. Dernière partie : Iacobi Zvingeri, Philosophi et medici Basiliensis, graecarum Dialectorym Hypotyposis, Seorfim primum fingularum, tum conjonctim, omnium, Tabulis methodicis. In-Folio Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. 2ème plat abîmé. Dos abîmé. Fortes mouillures Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutio Astronomica de usu Globorum & Sphaerum Coelestium ac Terrestrium

      Amsterdam: 1652. - (14) 246 pp. with woodcut illustrations, decorative initials and tailpieces.The title page is missing but the two half title pages are present, the first showing a woodcut illustration of a globe, armillary sphere, and the second an illustration of the earth orbiting the sun. The pagination is that of the 1652 edition, the next Latin edition of 1655 has 243 pp. In a contemporary calf binding, with five panelled spine with, raised bands, no spine title, blind stamping to both boards. internally complete except for the title page, beginning with Praefatio. There is a pale waterstain to the very edge of the vertical margin of the last dozen pages, and to a few near the beginning, otherwise the book is in quite fresh condition for its age, no annotation or marking. This celebrated treatise by the master globe maker of the century concerns the use of navigational instruments, globes, spheres and sundials, under the Ptolemaic and Copernicum system. The latter he describes as, "Iuxta genuinam Mundi Hypothecim." The older system was retained as good training and since it was the only Church approved system meant the book could be sold to Catholic institutions.

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        Executoria de Hidalguia a pedimento de Pedro y Francisco Benitez,vecinos de la villa de Zalamea de la Serena con el fiscal de su magestad y concejo de dicha villa.

      Granada 26 de Septiembre de 1652. - Folio.ejecutoria con 41 folios en pergamino manuscritos en letra gótica redonda.La primera hoja muestra el retrato orante de los cinco miembros de la familia Centeno frente al Cristo crucificado.En el reverso,dos miniaturas en la página.en la parte superior una virgen con el niño,parte infe- rior escudo heráldico.Ambas miniaturas protegidas por dos hojas de saten carmesí.Cinco letras capitales policromadas.encuadernación en terciopelo rojo.Planos en buen estado,lomo rozado.Muy buen ejemplar de una de las artes menores más desconocidas en nuestros dias.las escenas de oferentes u orantes son normalmente más raras en estos documentos.

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        The Confession of Faith, and the Larger and Shorter Catechism, first agreed upon by the assembly of divines at Westminster; and now approved by the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland, to be a part of the uniformity in religion between the kirks of Christ in the three Kingdoms. Together with the Solemn League and Covenant of the three Kingdoms. First printed at Edenburgh and now reprinted.

      The Company of Stationers, London 1652 - 12mo. Pp (vi), 182, (2 - The Solemn League and Covenant). The Larger and Shorter Catechisms each have a separate title page. Full nineteenth century calf, but the binding is shot with boards detached. The title page is detached, ragged at edges, considerably soiled and has a strip of recent tape to the sewn edge. Perfectly restorable. BOUND WITH " A Directory for the publique worship of God throughout the three Kingdoms etc. etc. Pp 91. Printed by J.M.for the Company of Stationers, London, 1652. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Valorous and Witty-Knight-Errant, Don Quixote,

      London: Printed by Richard Hodgkinsonne for Andrew Crooke,, 1652. Of the Mancha. Translated out of the Spanish [by Thomas Shelton]; now newly Corrected and Amended. Folio (278 ×182 mm). Contemporary brown calf, spine gilt in compartments, brown morocco label. Extra-illustrated with 8 engraved folding plates. Spine and corners skilfully repaired, boards lightly rubbed and scuffed, title page expertly restored where the top edge was cut away affecting part of the word "history", closed repaired tears to each plate, handwritten notes to front free endpaper and plate II, contents a bit toned. A good copy. Second complete edition in English. The Shelton translation was the most popular version of Don Quixote circulating in England during the 17th century. Part I was originally published in 1612 and part II in 1620. Shelton's "original was the Velpius edition published in Brussels in 1607. The signs of haste in the translation, which took Shelton only forty days, do not hide his verve, command of Spanish, and knowledge of Spain" (ODNB). A third edition of this translation appeared in 1675. A variant issue of this edition has Andrew Crooke's address "at the Green-Dragon in Pauls Church-yard" added in the imprint: priority between the two, if any, is not known.

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        ARCANA MICROCOSMI: Or, The hid secrets of Man's Body discovered; in an Anatomical Duel between Aristotle and Galen concerning the Parts thereof : As also by a Discovery of the strange and marvelous Diseases, Symptomes & Accidents of Man's Body. With a refutation of Doctor Brown's Vulgar Errors, the Lord Bacon's Natural History, and Doctor Harvey's Book de Generatione, Comenius, and others; Whereto is annexed a letter from Doctor Fr. to the Author, and his Answer thereto; touching Doctor Hervey's Book De Generatione.

      Thos Newcomb for John Clark,, London: 1652 - 8vo, [16], 207, [5], 209-267, [8]. Title page printed in red and black. Bound in early vellum; a few contemporary marginal notes, some soiling, last blank leaf mounted to rear free endpaper. Krivatsy 9951; Russell (1963) 728; Wing R1947; Keynes Harvey 358; Keynes Browne 233; Osler 4559. This is the first printed commentary on Harvey's book and Ross adds a letter from another of Harvey's critics, James Primrose. Harvey, of course, discovered the circulation of the blood and wrote his De Generatione (1651) on the generation of animals. That was also the first book on midwifery by an Englishman. Ross (1590-1654) was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was the first to translate the Koran into English and was called "the vigilant watchdog of conservatism and orthodoxy" by Richard Westfall. He attacked Thomas Browne (defending, for instance, the beliefs that crystal is a sort of fossilized ice, and that garlic hinders magnetism) and many other contemporary ideas. In other controversies he took on Sir Kenelm Digby, Thomas Hobbes, and William Harvey. (See wikipedia). Second edition of a work first published the preeding year and the first to include the attack on Harvey.

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        Opus morale in duas partes divisum. De casibus reservatis episcopo Maioricensis et excom. synodalibus, & aliquot opusculis, in tres tractatus partita a confessaris aliisque necessario prae manibus habenda. [segunda parte:] De ordine, aliisque sacramentis, quartum, et quintum tractatum continens.

      Typis Haered. Gabrielis Guasp, 1652-1653., Palma, - Única edición de este manual para confesores en el que se recogen todos (?) los casos que son reservados al Obispo de Mallorca o de excomunión. El autor, de la orden franciscana fué calificador del Santo Oficio (Inquisición) y examinador sinodal. Bover dedica un largo texto a la obras de este religioso mallorquin. Palau da paginación incompleta. Aunque se conservan numerosos ejemplares en las bibliotecas de las Islas Baleares, en comercio es muy raro, dado su caracter de obra dedicada esclusivamente al clero insular. 2 hojas, 751 páginas, 29 hojas, 1 hoja blanca. La segunda parte empieza con portada propia en la página 335. Al dorso de la última hoja de índice, escudo de la orden franciscana grabado en madera. Pergamino de la época, restaurado. Anotaciones manuscritas diversas en lengua catalana en las hojas de guardas delanteras y posteriores. 15x11 cm. Palau 102390. Bover I, 537.

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        China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

      Amsterdam: 1652-53 - Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition, map has a small stain. An elegantly engraved map of the region with the eastern part of China (bounded in the north-west by the Great Wall) dominated by several large lakes. The fictitious Chaimay Lacus is shown with numerous rivers flowing south into India and Siam. Korea is depicted as a strangely shaped island separated from the mainland by a narrow strait. Taiwan is located in a roughly correct position, named as both Pakan al I. Formosa and Tayoan. Korea, however, is still an island, and Japan consists only of three islands. The map is richly embellished with European sailing ships and Chinese sampans, a decorative distance scale, and a title cartouche flanked by a Chinese man and woman. Based on Jesuit surveys, the map represents the next major revision in the cartography of China after Ortelius' 1584 map. Published in the Nouvel Atlas.

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        Le due Aggrippine.,

      Venetia, Appresso li Guerigli 1652. - kl.-8°. 407 S. Pgmt. d. Zt. Tit am unteren Rand um ca. 1,5 cm. beschnitten. pp. vgl. Hayn-Gotend. IX, 443. - Pallavicino Ferrante, wurde 1615 als Mitglied der alten Adelsfamilie der Pallavicini in Piacenza geboren. Als Verfasser von Satiren und Schmähschriften wurde er 1644 in Avignon von päpstlichen Schergen enthauptet. Unter anderem schmähte er Papst Urban VIII Barberini, jenem Papst der laut Pallavicini Jesus den Bart geschnitten habe (barba). Außerdem schrieb er gegen die Jesuiten, die römische Inquisition, die die Verleger ruinierte, und nicht zuletzt gegen die Spanier, die zu jener Zeit Teile Italiens besetzt hielten. Pallavicino verbrachte sechs Monate im Kerker bevor er entkam. Dennoch setzte er seine Attacken auf den Papst fort. In dieser Zeit verfasste er das anti-jesuitische Werk `La Retorica delle puttane`. Die 15 Lektionen der alten Hure in seinem Roman beruhten auf jenem Handbuch, daß in Jesuitenschulen in Verwendung war. Das war ein Schritt zu viel gewesen. Abermals musste Pallavicino fliehen. Durch Verrat fiel er den Päpstlichen in Avignon in die Hände. Nach vierzehn Monaten Haft wurde er dort enthauptet. Siehe auch: Laura Coci: `Bibliografia di Ferrante Pallavicino`, Studi secenteschi 24 (1983: 221ff.). Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        THE HISTORY OF THE VALORUS AND WITTY KNIGHT ERRANT DON-QUIXOTE, OF THE MANCHA

      Printed by Richard Hodgkinsonne, for Andrew Crooke, at the Green Dragon in Pauls Churchyard, London 1652 - Second complete edition in English and the first edition of both parts issued together. Translated by Thomas Shelton. Folio (286 x 189 mm), collation: [8], 137, [5] 138-214, 216-244, 244-273. Signatures: )(4,)()(4, A-Aaaa4. Lacking final leaf (provided in manuscript facsimile) and final blank. Variant title page lacks Andrew Crooke's address, priority between the two, if any, is unknown. Additional printed title to Second Part. Modern binding in full leather to style. Engraved title to first part soiled and with inner margin extended. Some marginal worming and dampstaining, a few contemporary marginal notes and the occasional tear, but all text legible. Unusually generous margins and sharp impressions throughout. Overall, a solid copy of one of the masterpieces of world literature. "One of those universal works which are read by all ages at all times." (PMM 111) Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influential work of literature to emerge from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of Western literature, it is often cited as the first modern novel. The Shelton translation is generally considered the English translation that "realizes Cervantes' manner more nearly than any successor." (DNB) Grolier, Langland to Wither, 213. Pforzheimer 140. Additional photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monte Summano repurgato ovvero saggio de' miracoli, e gratie della Beatiss. Vergine Maria adorata sopra quel Sacro Monte, publicato [.], e consacrato alla inclita città di Vicenza.

      appresso Pietro Luciani,, In Padova, 1652 - In-4° (cm. 19,8), legatura coeva in cartonato alla rustica con rinforzo al dorso (lievi segni d'usura al piatto post.); pp. [8], 200, [2] con 1 antiporta figurato n.t. (titolo in cornice architettonica con santi, angeli e putti), 1 illustrazione in rame a p. pagina n.t. (ritratto della Vergine), 1 tavola illustrativa in rame ripiegata f.t. (deliziosa veduta del monte); capilettera e testatine in xilografia. Gora per sei fascicoli sempre meno fastidiosa che tocca però il ritratto della Madonna; piccoli segni di tarlo a qualche margine. Seconda edizione della più importante storia dell'antichissimo Santuario vicentino, custodito in passato da eremiti e meta di suggestivi pellegrinaggi. Cfr. Michel-Michel IV, 49. Manca a Cicogna, Lozzi, Graesse e Vinciana. Esemplare più che discreto.

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        Lexicon graeco-latinum e probatis auctoribus locupletatum, cum indicibus et graeco et latino, auctis, et correctis. Additum auctarium dialectorum . accedunt lexicon etymologicum . et Ioan. Meursii glossarium contractum. Amstelaedami, apud Ioannem Blaeuw et Ludovicum Elzevirium

      Elzevier,, Amsterdam, 1652 - Cm. 36, pp. (8) + colonne 1790, cc. 121 + pp. 365. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con marchio tipografico in xilografia. Solida ed elegante legatura (d'inizio Ottocento?) in piena pelle interamente decorata, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi. Poche tracce d'uso. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato, impreziosito da una legatura assai decorativa. Si tratta dell'edizione più ricercata di questo classico nell'ambito della linguistica antica pubblicato in originale nel 1580. Le ultime 365 pagine contengono il testo dello Zwinger: Graecarum dialectorum Hypotyposis". Cfr. Brunet (V, 181); "Èdition trés bien exécutée et qui a eté lontemps la meilleure que l'on eut de ce Dictionnaire". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lexicon Graeco-Latinum, E Probatis Auctoribus Locupletatum, Cum Indicibus, et Graeco & Latino, Auctis, & Correctis

      Lugduni Batavorum Typis Bonaventurae & Abrahahami Elzeviriorum & Francisci Hackii, [Leiden] 1652 - 8pp, 895pp [1790 columns]; 236pp, 183pp [366 columns]. Title page 'tree' vignette including words 'non solus'. Additum Auctarium Dialectorum, In Tabulas Compendiose Redactarum. Accedunt Lexicon Etymologicum, Cum Thematibus Investigatu Dissicilioribus & Anomalis et Joan. Meursii Glossarium Contractum Hactenus Desideratum. Greek and Latin Dictionary. Lexicon comprises 1790 columns, 236 page index and a final section on Greek dialect written by Jacobi Zvingeri. N.B.: Heavy volume-shipping supplement applies-please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Cover rubbed and detached. Spine missing. Marbled eps. Title page darkened with 3 inch repaired tear one inch above base at spine impacting across one word. Darkening to page ends. Contents tight [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        in Greek:] Psalterion tou Dauid, kata tous hebdomekonta. [bound with:] Tes Kaines diathekes apanta Novi Testamenti libri omnes [first 4 words in Greek].

      Roger Daniel 1652 - 2 woks in 1 vol. (Psalms bound first), the Psalms with an engraved portrait of David, both texts, in Greek, in double columns, title-page to Psalms damaged at inner margin (no loss), pp. [i], 134; [i], 525, 12mo, contemporary black morocco, panelled in gilt, spine gilt in compartments, joints rubbed and cracked at head, corners slightly worn, the Macclesfield copy with bookplate and blind stamp, copious notes in Greek in pencil on the flyleaves, sound The New Testament is a reprint of Buck’s Cambridge edition of 1632. Both the Pslams and the NT are rare in the US according to ESTC. (Darlow & Moule 4690 & 4691 (bound together); ESTC R31273 and R36656)

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        HOROMETRIA: OR, THE COMPLEAT DIALLIST. WHEREIN THE WHOLE MYSTERY OF THE ART OF DIALLING IS PLAINLY TAUGHT THREE SEVERAL WAYES; TWO OF WHICH ARE PERFORMED GEOMETRICALLY BY RULE AND COMPASS ONELY: AND THE THIRD INSTRUMENTALLY, BY A QUADRANT FITTED . WITH APPENDIX by William LEYBOURNE

      Thomas Pierrpont, London 1652 - Horology; Sun Dials; Astronomy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Rebound in full dark calf with four raised bands and a red and gilt lether spine label. Original end papers are bound in. Title page is facsimile. This is the 1652 1st edition including appendix. Some penciled and penned notations. Striking appearance in FINE condition binding with NEAR FINE well preserved contents. One copy in National Library of France of the 2nd edition 1659. British National Library 3 copies- 1652, 1659 (2 copies). No copy in the online Library of Congress records. One other copy listed for sale on line. SCARCE. Horometria: or the compleat diallist: wherein the whole mystery of the art of dialling is plainly taught three several wayes; two of which are performed geometrically by rule and compasse onely: and the third instrumentally, by a quadrant fitted for that purpose. With the working of such propositions of the sphere, as are most usefull in astronomie and navigation, both geometrically and instrumentally. By Thomas Stirrup, philomath. Whereunto is added an appendix, shewing now the parallels of declination; the Jewish, Babylonish, and Italian houres; the azimuths, almicanters, &c. May be easily inscribed on any diall whatsoever, by rule and compasse onely. Also how to draw a diall on the seeling of a room, by W. L. IMPRINT: London : printed by R. & W. Leybourn, for Thomas Pierrepont, at the Sun in Paul's Chnrch-yard [sic], 1652. DATE: 1652. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: [12], 203, [5] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4°. NOTES: The last two leaves are blank. "An appendix" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. Signatures: A4 a B-2D4. Annotation on Thomason copy: "June 8th". REFERENCES: Wing (2nd ed. ) , S5688. REFERENCES: Thomason, E.667[1]. ETSC; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Hydrographie ou Description de l'Eau c'est a Dire des Mers, Golfes, Lacs, Destroits et Rivieres Principales qui sont dans la Surface du Globe Terrestre.

      Sanson,, Paris: 1652 - Double hemisphere world map showing the rivers and water bodies of the world. Original outline color. 20 3/4 x 15 3/4". Depicts Australia prior to Tasman's discoveries, and labels North Australia "Beach" according to Marco Polo, and California as an island. References: Shirley, R.W. (World) 394.

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        DISQUISITIONUM MAGICARUM LIBRI SEX, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, & vanarum superstitionum confutatio; apprime utilis, & per necessaria Theologis, Iurisconsultis, Medicis, Philosophis, ac praesertim Verbi Dei Concionatoribus, & utriusque Fori Iudicibus, quibus in primis aurea praecepta traduntur.

      Imp. Giunti. Venecia, 1652 - . 22,5 cm. [20], 768 pág., 46 h. de índices. Texto a dos columnas. Marca tipográfica en portada. Capitulares. Enc. en pergamino, tejuelo, cortes jaspeados. Finísima señal de taladro en las p ginas: 238-2444, 410-428, 514-629 y 727 a 768. Pequeña pérdida de papel en una esquina de la página 219 afectando parcialmente 4 líneas de texto. * Obra más destacada del jesuita Martín Antonio del Río (1551-1608) dedicada al juicio de la magia, la brujería, los maleficios y las supersticiones. El tratado se convirtió en uno de los estudios más destacados de su ámbito a nivel europeo. A pesar de que algunos historiadores modernos como Robert Muchembled lo han acusado de ser el principal culpable de la caza de brujas en el sur de los Países Bajos, la mayoría de especialistas destacan su moderación a la hora de tratar el tema. CCPB 566981-2. Palau 268282. Magia. Superstición. Brujería. Ocultisme i màgia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Curia filipica. Primera y segunda parte, donde brevemente se trata de los Iuyzios, mayormente Forenses, Eclesiasticos y Seculares,¿ util para los Proffesores de entrambos Derechos. ; y de la Mercancia y Contratacion de tierra y mar, util y prouechoso para Mercaderes. por.

      Melchor Sanchez, Madrid España 1652 - 196 pp + 30 pp de sumario + 239 pp + 26 de indice. Acosta de Manuel Lopez Mercader de Libros. En pergamino de época. Escudo en contraportada. Texto a dos columnas. Anotaciones marginales de la época. Segunda parte con portada propia. Leves manchas de óxido y alguna de humedad que no afectan al texto en absoluto. Cantos decorados.

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        Su Magestad sobre la Jurisdición que a de tocar a la Junta de Guerra de España. Dentro el Decreto de Justicia [con la señal Real, dirigido a] Alonso Pérez Cantarero [y el Informe de la] Consulta [resuelta por] el Marqués de Valparaiso, Melchor de Borja, Duque de Abrantes, Diego de Cardenas, Fernando de la Cerda, Duque de Ciudad Real y Bartolomé Morguecho. [OTRO:] El Consejo de Guerra hace recuerdo a S.M. para que se sirva tomar resolución en los dos puntos que quedaron pendientes en la Consulta cuya copia es la inclusa. En cuanto al primer punto... [Aclaración en ocho renglones. Sigue la señal Real]

      Madrid, Agosto 13 y 19, 1652 [el Decreto y la copia de la Consulta respectivamente]; Mayo 5, 1653 [el OTRO].- En Folio, 4 hojas (una blanca) el Decreto y la copia de la Consulta; En 4º menor (21 cm.), 2 hojas (una en blanco) el OTRO.* Libro en español

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        Su Magestad sobre la Jurisdición que a de tocar a la Junta de Guerra de España. Dentro el Decreto de Justicia [con la señal Real, dirigido a] Alonso Pérez Cantarero [y el Informe de la] Consulta [resuelta por] el Marqués de Valparaiso, Melchor de Borja, Duque de Abrantes, Diego de Cardenas, Fernando de la Cerda, Duque de Ciudad Real y Bartolomé Morguecho. [OTRO:] El Consejo de Guerra hace recuerdo a S.M. para que se sirva tomar resolución en los dos puntos que quedaron pendientes en la Consulta cuya copia es la inclusa. En cuanto al primer punto. [Aclaración en ocho renglones. Sigue la señal Real]

      - Madrid, Agosto 13 y 19, 1652 [el Decreto y la copia de la Consulta respectivamente]; Mayo 5, 1653 [el OTRO].- En Folio, 4 hojas (una blanca) el Decreto y la copia de la Consulta; En 4º menor (21 cm.), 2 hojas (una en blanco) el OTRO. Libro en español [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Conciones Et Orationes Ex Historicis Latinis Excerptae. Argumenta Singulis Praefixa Sunt, Quae Causam Cujusque & Summam Ex Rei Gestae Occasione Explicant. Opus Recognitum Recensitumque in Usum Scholarum Hollandiae & Westfrisiae / Ex Decreto Illustriss. D

      Amstelodami : Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium 1652 - Physical desc. : [12], 420, [12] p ; 12o. With an additional engraved titlepage misdated 1653. Revised edition of 16th century collections selected by J. Perion and H. Estienne. Cf. Ad lectorem, prelim. P. [5]. Subject: Latin language - Readers - Early works to 1800. Speeches, addresses, etc. , Latin. Latin literature Very good copy in contemporary vellum. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong 1 Kg. 420 pp.

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        Of the Dominion, Or, Ownership of the Sea, Written at first in Latin, and Entituled Mare Clausem [with] Additional Evidences, Concerning the Right of Soveraignty and Dominion of England in the Sea [with] Dominium Maris: Or, The Dominion of the Sea. Wing S2432

      London: Printed by William Du-Gard [imprint varies], 1652. Contemporary calf, quite worn, neat repairs, light staining, lacking the frontispiece and leaf of verses, else textually complete; a crisp working copy The first English translation of Selden's signal contribution to international law, written in reply to Grotius' 'Mare Liberum', "now seen as an early example of 'modern' natural law", with Selden becoming known as the 'English Grotius'

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        De Augmentis Scientiarum Lib. IX.

      Ex officina Adriani Wijndergaerden,, Lugduni Batavorum, 1652 - In-12° (139x80mm), pp. (20), 684, , (58) di indice delle cose e dei nomi notabili, legatura coeva p. pergamena con dorso a nervetti adorno di titolo manoscritto. Frontespizio figurato inciso su rame. Capilettera ornati in xilografia. Etichetta antica di biblioteca carmelitana torinese. Piccoli timbri ottocenteschi di privato possesso a varie cc. Ottimo esemplare con usuali quanto leggere bruniture. Bella ristampa di Leida di questo trattato baconiano, apparso all'origine nel 1605 in inglese con il titolo "On the Proficience and Advancement of Learning" e poi tradotto in latino con aggiunte, con il presente titolo, nel 1623. La prima parte è dedicata all'esaltazione della scienza, mentre la seconda concerne il progresso delle scienze: "la sua opera ha vero valore, come di programma, discutibile nelle parti e in certi concetti anche fondamentali, ma fecondo nell'ispirazione, per la costituzione del nuovo sapere nel quale s'esalta il mondo moderno", scrive Ernesto Codignola nella voce dedicata all'opera in Dizion. Bompiani d. Opere, II, 683-684. Gibson, Francis Bacon: a bibliography of his works and of baconiana to the year 1750, 133. Brunet, I p. 603. : "Cet ouvrage est très récherché". D.S.B., II, p. 374 :" In "De augmentis", which is concerned primarily with the classification of philosophy and the sciences, Bacon develops his influential view of the relation between science and theology.".

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        Della Fisonomia Dell’Huomo, Et La Celeste Libri Sei. Tradotti di Latino in Volgare. Con la Fisonomia Naturale di Monsignor Giovanni Ingegneri.

      Venice: Heirs of Gio Battista Combi: 1652 - 8vo., 3 parts in 1, [xxxii], 598pp, [blank leaf]; [xvi], 190pp., [blank leaf]; 134pp. engraved title, engraved portrait of the author & 153 engravings in the text (30 full-page; incl. repeats). engraved title vignette. woodcut ornaments & initials, neatly bound in later blue cloth over marbled boards very slightly rubbed on extremities, with remains of an early original morocco title label professionally restored to spine. A remarkably clean copy with excellent bright impressions of the engravings in a good tight later binding. (Osleriana 3714; Brunet IV 825-26; Garrison & Morton 150; Wellcome I 5196-5202; See Mortimer, Harvard 16th Century Italian Books, 398 (this edition mentioned in the notes)). Giambattista della Porta, sometimes know as Giovanni Battista della Porta, was born in Vico Equense, Italy, just outside Naples, on November 1, 1535, the son of a government official. Educated at home, he became well learned on his own and travelled extensively, often cultivating an air of mystery. In Naples, he founded the Academia Secretorum Naturae, otherwise known as the Accademia dei Oziosi, which was later suppressed by the Inquisition. In Naples in 1610, he helped to reestablish the Acaddemia dei Lincei, an organization founded for the pursuit of mathematics and natural sciences. He wrote a number of books on topics ranging from cryptography and occultism to alchemy, distillation, and phytotherapy. He died in Naples on February 4, 1615. Physiognomy, or the notion that a person's temperament and character can be deduced from the shape of his or her face or body, was first proposed by Classical Greek philosophers and physicians, and Aristotle wrote about the concept extensively. By the Renaissance, the science of physiognomy had been combined with astrology to become rather complex. Giambattista della Porta's work, De humana physiognomonia, first published in 1586, summarized the previous literature on physiognomy and attempted to make a strong case for it, along with numerous illustrations. He states, for instance, that a man with sheep-like features would have personality characteristics similar to that of a sheep, in his view a stupid and impious animal. Such images in physiognomy literature are certainly on the fringe of anatomical illustration, but Porta's text goes into great detail about the shape of the brow, the length of the nose, and the breadth of the chin. It also plays a role in the history of comparative anatomy, an enormous field in and of itself. The numerous woodcut text illustrations draw comparisons between the physical features of men and animals in an attempt to relate their nature. These comparisons still persist in our vocabulary in adjectives such as bovine, ovine, lupine, aquiline, assinine, porcine, &c. Mortimer suggests that the engravings in this edition were probably copied from the Vicenza woodcuts used by Pietro Paolo Tozzi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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