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      Excudebat Rogerus Daniel: prostat autem venale apud Joannem Martin & Jacobum Allestrye, sub signo Campanæ in Cometerio D. Pauli, Londini 1653 - [8],1279,[1]; 186,[2] pp. plus terminal blank. Quarto (signed in 8s), 195 X 143mm. Old vellum, titled and dated in manuscript on the spine.Terminal leaves slightly soiled, two ownership inscriptions on front endsheets, and small Lincoln's Inn release/sale stamp, vellum a bit handsoiled, occasional modest foxing and dusting along upper margins, but a very good copy. The first edition of the Septuagint printed in England (with the Scholia), the scarce printing in quarto format. The text is derived from the Sixtine text, and edited by John Biddle (1615-1662), the Unitarian controversialist who was imprisoned by the Parliamentary Commissioners for his religious views. THE SCHOLIA . has a separate title- leaf, register and pagination. The same setting was imposed in both quarto and octavo formats, the latter with rules separating the columns of text. In regard to institutional representation, the edition in quarto is much more uncommon than that in octavo: ESTC locates 4 copies of the quarto printing in North America, as opposed to 19 of the octavo printing. Occasionally, Daniel's reprint of the New Testament is bound up with the octavo printings to form a complete Bible. Brunet cites that format, but notes the sale of a copy on "Gr. Pap.," presumably a copy in this format. Over the last 35 years, ABPC records sale of one copy in quarto (1999) and four in octavo. ESTC R12599 & R236817. WING B2718 (octavo edition only). DARLOW & MOULE 4692. BRUNET I:863.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Moyen Universel De Pratiquer La Perspective Sur Les Tableaux, ou Surfaces Irregulieres.

      Chez ledit Bosse, Paris 1653 - 75, Full leather, dark brown, professionally restored. 'Moyen Universel De Pratiquer La Perspective Sur Les Tableaux, ou Surfaces Irregulieres. Ensemble Quelques particularitz concernant cet Art, & celuy de la Grauere en Taille-Douce.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Rainbow Reading Room]
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        Imprese d'Alassio città sacra della gran Madre di Dio . nella quale si descrive a gloria della Reina Madre, con l'augusta genealogia, e viaggio di Alerame, e d'Alassia . Et anche l'origine d'Alassio, portandone nell'inclita fronte il nome più grande de' fondatori

      con licenza de' Superiori, In Mondovì 1653 - In-4 (212x155 mm.), pp. (26), 75, (3). Insegna in xilografia al frontespizio raffigurante la Maria di Misericordia di Savona (ripetuta in fine), stemma della famiglia Brea di Alassio a c. g3-v. Precedono una dedicatoria a donna Costanza Doria Carretta di Giuliano Brea ed altra dell'autore al Brea medesimo. Cartoncino remondiniano. Segni d'uso, ma buon esemplare. Edizione originale assai rara di queste leggendarie «imprese» della bella cittadina ligure. Francesco Maria Giancardi celò le proprie pubblicazioni sotto il nome del fratello Giuliano, parroco di Alassio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: AU SOLEIL D'OR Studio Bibliografico]
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        Quae exstant. Marcus Zuerius Boxhornius recensuit & animadversionibus nonnullis illustravit. Accedunt eiusdem epistolae duae, quibus & quaedam Taciti explicantur. Editio nova & auctior.

      apud Joannem Janssonium ., Amstelodami [Amsterdam] 1653 - 24mo., pp. [6] 615 [1] 68 [2]. With final blank. Woodcut printer's device to title-page, second and third pages of prelims. in red and black. Light foxing and browning, minor ink stains, and last bifolium loosening, a good copy bound in contemporary red morocco gilt, 'TACITUS' stamped in gilt on spine, edges mottled red (rubbed, small stain, lacking f.f.e.p., smattering of wormholes to spine, but good). Inscription to front pastedown: "Ex libris ii Regimbaud natu maioris". Inscriptions of Joseph Philippe Camille in tiny letters to top and bottom edges by head- and tail-pieces. First Boxhorn edition (cf. Schweiger, OCLC) of the works of Tacitus, in a nice contemporary red morocco binding, probably French. Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (1612-1653), professor in Leiden, is most famous for discovering the similarity between Indo-European languages. Schweiger II 1002. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leo Cadogan Rare Books Ltd., ABA, ILAB]
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        Threnothriambos. Sive Liber Job Graeco carmine redditus per J.D. Cantabrigiensem, S.T.B. Editio altera, multis in locis ab Autore recognita & emendata. Cui adduntur in sine tres Psalmi

      Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]: Apud Thomam Buck, 1653. [16], 203pp, [5]. First word of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked by Stoakley of Cambridge, lettered in gilt. Rubbing to boards. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, light marginal damp-staining throughout. A translation into Homeric Greek verse, with parallel Latin prose, of the book of Job arranged by sometime Dean of Peterborough and Master of Magdalene College, James Duport (1606-1679). First printed in 1637, the work established Duport's reputation as a learned scholar and adept poet, and doubtless contributed to his being appointed regius professor of Greek at Cambridge in 1639. Wing B2739F.. 8vo.

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        TA., Marktplatz m. dem Rathaus, darunter Erklärungen v. A - H, "Marckt in Bremen".

      - Kupferstich v. Merian, 1653, 24 x 32

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        1653 Handwritten Manuscript of Aristotle LOGIC Analytics Metaphysics Philosophy

      Anno Dui 1653. Franciscus Pavesius scribebat. - 1653 Handwritten Manuscript of Aristotle LOGIC Analytics Metaphysics Philosophy An extremely rare, handwritten manuscript of Aristotle’s ‘Logic.’ This treatise was one of the earliest studies of formal logic and was an influential work on mathematics and philosophy until the 19th-century. This work was known to have made an impact on Emmanuel Kant and his ‘Critique of Pure Reason.’ While the first leaf of this manuscript appears to be a handwritten copy of an existing title page, we do not find that book to exist in any capacity. (Perhaps a translator’s attempt at publishing and was never printed.) Item number: #2492 Price: $1500 ARISTOTLE Totius Logica Aristotlis Compendium expositum per admodum Antonium Mariam Erallettum Anno Dui 1653. Franciscus Pavesius scribebat. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [88], 492, [158] • Language: Latin • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Size: ~7.5in X 5.5in (19cm x 14cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2492 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        En ædele zions daatters trøstig tro oc tancke/ at see Herrens gode i de leffvendis lande. Fremsæt oc forhandlet af Davids den 27. psalm. vers. 13. 14. Ved hæderlig oc høylærd mand M. Frantz Rosenberg/ superintendent offver Viborg stifft/ der erlig oc velbiurdig frue/ Er. Berte Frijsz sal. her Albret Skiels til Fusingøe/ hendis adelig lig med christelige ceremonier bleff den 20. februar. 1652. nedersat udi Viborg domkircke/ udi mange velbiurdige adelige personers/ saa oc udi geistliges oc verdsliges fornemme oc folckerig forsamling.

      København 1653. Liten 4to. Samt. helskinnbd. u. titteltrykk. (2) + 144 + (11) s. Bindet ormehullet.. .

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        Conjectura Cabbalistica. Or A Conjectural Essay of Interpreting the minde of Moses, according to a threefold Cabbala: viz. Literal, Philosophical, Mystical, or, Divinely Moral

      Printed by James Fletcher and to be sold by William Morden, Cambridge 1653 - Printed by James Fletcher and to be sold by William Morden, Bookseller in Cambridge, 1653. First Edition. 8vo. [xx], 251, [17] pages. Full calf binding with gilt tooling to spine & gilt borders to boards, four raised bands to spine. Ex libris book plates to both front & rear paste downs for a previous owner, one J. G. Barnish S.T.B. with the rather creepy printed warning: 'Cave Adsum'. Henry More (1614 - 1687) was a Cambridge theologian and philosopher and is usually grouped with contemprary and like-minded thinkers as the Cambridge Platonists. More had come to the conclusion that the original Jewish Kabbalah was ultimately derived from Moses and this was the true source of the philosophical theology which More reconstructed. More was disconcerted to later discover that his interpretation was a long way from that arrived at by other students of the Kabbalah - perhaps most notably Isaac Luria. The 'invincible obscurity' of the Lurianic Kabbalah was poles apart from what More had imagined and conflicted with his own rationalist sensibilities. Ultimately, More's endeavours to use philosophy in the service of religion began to be seen as unconvincing and ultimately subversive. This volume is divided into three sections, which deal in turn with the Literal Cabbala, the Philosphical Cabbala and the Mystical or Divinely Moral Cabbala. The book begins with The Epistle Dedicatory to More's friend Dr Cudworth, Master of Clare Hall, and Professor in the University of Cambridge. This is followed by The Preface to the Reader. Following the main body of the work, there is An Account of what is contained in the Prefaces and Chapters of the book. Re-backed with original spine laid on. Corners a little bumped. Marbling to text block edges rather faded. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers but sporadically elsewhere. Title page a little discoloured. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ariadne Books, PBFA]
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        Chronicon Parvum Sueviae, oder Kleines Schwäbisches Zeitbuch

      Ulm, Kühn, 1653. - darinnen die vornehmsten und bekanntesten Geschichten und Sachen so sich nach Ankunfft der Schwaben in das heutige Schwabenland in demselben siss auff das jetzt und angehende 1653 Jahr begeben haben. Aus Felice Fabri, Vadiano, Bruschio, Crusio, Annalibus Augustanis, Gulero und vielen anderen.1653. Mit gestochenem Titel, 2 gefalteten Karten, 11 Blatt, 163 Seiten, 6 Blatt, Seite 201 bis 428, 3 Blatt, Seite 450 bis 683 Seiten, 13 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 19,5 x 15,5 cm, Einband berieben und angestaubt, ohne die Bindebändchen, Karten mit Quetschfalten, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Gesamtans., im Himmel 2 Wappen und Erklärungen, "Magdebvrgvm in flore".

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Merian, 1653, 15 x 54,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Krönungs-Adler. Deß . Fürsten und Herrn, Herrn Ferdinands deß IV. Erwählten Römischen Königs in Germanien . Herrn ( Kopftitel).

      - Kupferstich und Typendruck b. Paulus Fürst, 1653, 26 x 36,5 - Blattgr. 42 x 51 Seltener Einblattdruck. Drugulin, Nr. 2385 - Dargestellt ist Krönung Ferdinand IV im Regensburg Dom ( 18. Juni 1653 ). Die Szene ist umgeben von einem doppelköpfigen Reichsadler, in dessen Flügeln die Wappen der Kurfürsten eingearbeitet sind. Am unteren Rand des Kupferstiches die Stadtsilhouette von Regensburg. Unter der Darstellung 2-spaltiger Typentext. - Leider mit kleinen restaurierten Fehlstellen in der Abbildung und im Typentext. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        La commare dell Scipione Mercurio. Kindermutter oder Hebammen Buch: Worinnen von dem wunderbaren Werck der Empfängnuss und Geburth eines Menschen. . . Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt von Gottfriedt Welsch.

      Tim. Ritzsch, Leipzig 1653 - 4to (193 x 158 mm). [30], 836 (i.e. 828) pp., additional engraved title and 23 engraved plates. Contemporary full vellum (soiled, lower boards with torn vellum repaired). Internally browned throughout, occasional minor spotting and soiling, leaves Kk2-3 and plate V cut somewhat smaller and may have been supplied. Overall still very good copy. Collated complete. ---- VD17 23:281358B; Krivatsy/NLM 7815; Garrison-Morton 6144 and Heirs of Hippocrates 234 (both Italian ed). SECOND GERMAN EDITION. "One of the earliest works on obstetrics to be published in Italy. It maintained an authoritative position in Italy and Germany for more than one hundred and twenty-five years, and Mercurio's writings remain as the outstanding contribution to Italian obstetrics during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries" (Heirs of Hippocrates 234). "It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis." (Garrison-M. 6144). Zweite deutsche Ausgabe, die erste erschien 1652. Hirsch/H. IV, 172 gibt irrig 1653 als deutsche Erstausgabe an. Hauptwerk des Dominikanermönchs Mercurio, der in zahlreichen Städten als Arzt tätig war. Es ist besonders durch die Erwähnung des partum caesareum, des Kaiserschnittes, bedeutend. Mercurio beschreibt die Durchführung, den Nutzen und Gründe. Behandelt außerdem die Empfängnis, Geburt, Gründe für die Gelüste einer schwangeren Frau, Aufgaben einer Kindermutter, zu Krankheiten und Pflege eines Neugeborenen, von Missgeburten und Riesen, Schmerzen und Krankheiten der Mutter nach der Geburt usw. Die Tafeln zeigen eine Schwangere mit Hebamme, einen Gebärstuhl, einen Säugling und Skelettteile, zahlreiche Säuglinge in verschiedenen Lagen in der Gebärmutter u.a. - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1653 Irish James Ussher Body of Divinity Ireland BIBLE Creation Date RARE

      London : Printed for Tho. Downes and Geo. Badger ; sold by John Williams and Francis Eglesfield, 1653. Fourth edition. - 1653 Irish James Ussher Body of Divinity Ireland BIBLE Creation Date RARE “What is it which all men especially desire? Eternal life and happiness?” ¬ – James Ussher, Body of Divinity James Ussher was an early 17th-century Archbishop in the Church of Ireland who is most remembered for giving an exact date to the beginning of creation. His full body of work includes letters, sermons, dissertations, and exegeticals, but this work focuses solely on improving the Christians life and strengthening their faith. A personal devotion, Ussher wrote “A Body of Divinitie” as a tool for teaching - asking questions, then answering with the support of scripture references. This rare 1653 edition, published by Downes, features a full-page portrait frontispiece of Usher. Item number: #2145 Price: $750 USSHER, James A body of divinitie . The fourth edition ; corrected and much enlarged by the author. Whereunto is adjoyned a tract, intituled Immanuel or the Mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God. London : Printed for Tho. Downes and Geo. Badger ; sold by John Williams and Francis Eglesfield, 1653. Fourth edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [8], 451, [14], 24 o Signatures: A3-Z6, Aa-Pp6, Qq-Qq4 • References: Wing U 155; BMC 3557.k.; • Provenance: o Armorial Bookplate – Compton; “Clementia in Potentia” o Handwritten – Joseph Wilson, 1759. • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Language: English • Size: ~11.25in X 7.5in (28.5cm x 19cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2145 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Russiae vulgo Moscovia dictae, Partes Septentrionalis et Orientalis

      Artist: Janssonius Johann ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1653 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 42 x 54; - description: Map shows the north west part of Russia with partly Lapland; - vita of the artist: "Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with "English County Maps", a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German."

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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      New York, James Cummins, 1989. A SPECIAL AD HOMINEM LIMITED DELUXE EDITION OF 5 COPIES ONLY. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY IN INK FROM THE AUTHOR TO THE PRINTER WITH CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE AUTHOR, PUBLISHER AND PRINTER REGARDING THE PUBLISHING DETAILS OF THE BOOK. AN ORIGINAL LEAF (155) FROM THE FIRST EDITION OF WALTON'S COMPLETE ANGLER, 1653, TIPPED IN AT FRONT. Thick 4to, approximately 260 x 180 mm, 10½ x 7 inches, 26 illustrattions, 8 in colour, including frontispiece of Walton's House, pages: xix, [1], [1]-434, [4], printed on Zerkall Butten paper, bound in full publisher's vellum, printed and bound by Smith Settle, Otley, West Yorkshire, England, gilt top edge, other edges uncut, marbled endpapers, housed in drop down gilt lettered red buckram box, a Fine copy. 9 signed letters by author to Ken (printer), some with corrections, 1 on his fishing note paper and a few from James Cummins and replies from Ken, in neat paper folder. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Psalterium davidis.

      Joh et Dan Elsevirios 1653 - Lugduni, Joh et Dan Elsevirios, 1653 Petit in-12 (12cm x 7cm) de [2]ff., 382pp. & [3]ff. Page de titre gravée. Exemplaire entièrement réglé. Plein maroquin havane, dos à nerfs soulignés de filets à froid, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, roulette dorée sur les coiffes et les coupes, tranches dorées sur marbrures, contreplats doublés de maroquin rouge, filets pointillés et roulette dorés en encadrement de la doublure. (Reliure d'époque) Bel exemplaire, quelques taches foncées sur les plats, reliure en très bonne condition par ailleurs; bon état intérieur, papier bruni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      William Hunt, London 1653 - Quarto (5-1/2" x 7-1/4") bound in early calf with a recent calf spine; [50 (of 52)], 559, [31] pages. Lacks the frontispiece, as in the Wing copy (B5461), leaf A1 (The Intent of the Frontispiece), and the portrait. The Table leaf is bound with the extra leaf containing 3 woodcuts between S2 and S3. Illustrated with 174 woodcuts in the text. Pforzheimer 115: "The subject and abundant illustrations of this volume make it a desideratum in any collection of curiosa, for it describes and illustrates every conceivable alteration of the human body by man's design or by nature and is of equal interest to the anthropologist and the student of human credulity"; Welcome I, 270. Considered to be THE EARLIEST BOOK ON THE ART OF THE TATTOO AND OTHER FORMS OF BODY MUTILATION. It is a combination of fiction and fact, ancient and modern, brought back to England by early world travelers. The First Edition of 1650 was smaller (a duodecimo) and not illustrated. Very Good copy of a most interesting title [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        La commare dell Scipione Mercurio. Kindermutter oder Hebammen Buch: Worinnen von dem wunderbaren Werck der Empfängnuss und Geburth eines Menschen. . . Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt von Gottfriedt Welsch.

      Leipzig: Tim. Ritzsch, 1653. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 4to (193 x 158 mm). [30], 836 (i.e. 828) pp., additional engraved title and 23 engraved plates. Contemporary full vellum (soiled, lower boards with torn vellum repaired). Internally browned throughout, occasional minor spotting and soiling, leaves Kk2-3 and plate V cut somewhat smaller and may have been supplied. Overall still very good copy. Collated complete. ----VD17 23:281358B; Krivatsy/NLM 7815; Garrison-Morton 6144 and Heirs of Hippocrates 234 (both Italian ed). SECOND GERMAN EDITION. "One of the earliest works on obstetrics to be published in Italy. It maintained an authoritative position in Italy and Germany for more than one hundred and twenty-five years, and Mercurio's writings remain as the outstanding contribution to Italian obstetrics during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries" (Heirs of Hippocrates 234). "It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis." (Garrison-M. 6144). Zweite deutsche Ausgabe, die erste erschien 1652. Hirsch/H. IV, 172 gibt irrig 1653 als deutsche Erstausgabe an. Hauptwerk des Dominikanermönchs Mercurio, der in zahlreichen Städten als Arzt tätig war. Es ist besonders durch die Erwähnung des partum caesareum, des Kaiserschnittes, bedeutend. Mercurio beschreibt die Durchführung, den Nutzen und Gründe. Behandelt außerdem die Empfängnis, Geburt, Gründe für die Gelüste einer schwangeren Frau, Aufgaben einer Kindermutter, zu Krankheiten und Pflege eines Neugeborenen, von Missgeburten und Riesen, Schmerzen und Krankheiten der Mutter nach der Geburt usw. Die Tafeln zeigen eine Schwangere mit Hebamme, einen Gebärstuhl, einen Säugling und Skelettteile, zahlreiche Säuglinge in verschiedenen Lagen in der Gebärmutter u.a.- Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        Bibliotheca bibliothecarum curis tertiis auctior. Accedit bibliotheca nummaria in duas partes tributa. I. De antiqvis numismatibus. II. De monetis, ponderibus & mensuris. Cum mantissa antiqvariae supellectilis ex annulis, sigillis, gemmis, lapidibus, statuis, obehscis, inscriptionibus, ritibus, similibusque Romanae, praesertim antiqvitatis monimentis collecta. Additus Joann. Seldeni, Angli liber de nummis. Editio IV. Leipzig, Joh. Christ. Wohlfart 1682. 12°. 37 Bll., 671 S., 38 S., mit Kupfertitel, Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD17 12:154454C - De Backer-S. IV, 1323, 72 - Graesse IV, 57 - Lipsius 217.- Vierte Auflage dieser ersten selbständig erschienenen Bibliographie von Bibliographien.- Erstmals bereits 1653 erschienenes Handbuch des Wissenswürdigsten für den Bibliothekar aus der Feder des Jesuitenpaters Philipp Labbé (1607-1667).- Leicht gebräunt und gering fleckig, gelegentlich etwas wasserrandig, Vorsatz etw. angestaubt, insgesamt gutes Exemplar.# Fourth edition of the earliest extant bibliography of bibliographies.- Labbé (1607-67), one of the most learned polymaths of his time, was a Jesuit professor of philosophy in Paris.- Slightly browned and slightly stained, otherwise good copy.

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        Gesamtansicht, darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 20, "Goslaria. Goßlar".

      - Kupferstich v. Merian, 1653, 16 x 36

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Territorii Ulmensis Cum locis limitaneis et confinibus accurata descriptio. Autore M. Wolffgango Bachmeiero Past. Altheimensi. Anno Salutis 1653. pinxit Iohann Stöltzlin.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Stöltzlin n. M. Wolfgang Bachmayer, dat. 1653, 28,5 x 38 Cartographia Bavariae S. 113. - Johann Stöltzlin (1594-1680) war Maler und Kupferstecher. - Wolfgang Bachmayers (1597-1685) Ulm-Karte prägte bis ins 18. Jahrhundert hinein die Ulmer Gebietskarten. - Sehr seltene Karte des Ulmer Landes mit dem Gebiet zwischen Göppingen, Heidenheim, Markgrafschaft Burgau und Blaubeuren. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Maßstab und Kompass. - Unten links Widmung. - Die Städte und Dörfer Langenau, Göppingen, Memmingen, Giengen, Lauingen, Geislingen, Blaubeuren, Dornstadt, Heidenheim, Nellingen, Amstetten, Schalkstetten etc. mit kleinen Ansichten. - In der Karte sieben ausgemalte Gebietswappen. - Perfekter Zustand!

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        Exegesis Rerum Sueco-Avgvstanarvm. A quodam praesente teste fideliter olim descripta, nunc publici iuris facta.

      Andreas Aperger, Augsburg 1653 - 4to. (ca. 31 x 19 cm). Pappband der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Deckelfileten und handgeschr. Deckelschild, 1 Bl., 73 S. Sprache: Latein, Mit großer Holzschnitt-Titelvignette (Doppeladler). STC E 688. VD17: 23:232237P. Zapf, Augsburgische Bibliothek I, S. 73 (nennt als Jahr fälschlich 1633). - Der Abt von St. Ulrich zum 30jährigen Krieg in Augsburg. - Die Schrift erschien vermutlich auch als vierter Teil zur zweiten Ausgabe von Hertfelders Monographie "Basilica SS. Udalrici et Afrae." (Erste Ausgabe 1627, ebenfalls bei Aperger). Eine deutsche Übersetzung ("Sum[m]arischer VerlauffsBegriff, Oder Kurtze warhaffte Historia Schwed: Augspurg: denckwürdigen Sachen") wurde ebenfalls noch 1653 herausgegeben. Zapf schreibt zu den Ausgaben: "Beede enthalten gleich bittere Ausdrücke und unerweißliche Beschuldigungen gegen die Auspurgische Confessionsverwandte. Der Evangelische Rathstheil fand sich daher bewogen über die zugelassene Herausgabe derselben, gegen den katholischen Rathstheil nachdrücklich sich zu beschweren" (S. 74). - Zu Hertfelder (1587-1664), Abt von St Ulrich und Afra, vgl. Augsburger Stadtlexikon2, 493. - Einband etwas fleckig und angestaubt, Rücken am Kopf mit kleinem Riss, einzelne kl. Wurmspuren (mehrere an den Innengelenken). Innen sauber, kaum fleckig. Titel mit kl. Fehlstelle im Bundsteg, letztes Blatt oben mit 2 Rissen. Alter handschr. Vermerk aus dem Kloster Mallersdorf am oberen Rand des Titels. 450 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        32 Antique Master Prints-ALLEGORY-EMBLEM-LOVE-Flamen-1653

      - 32 Antique master prints, titled: 'Devises et Emblesmes d'Amour.' - 32 eblematic devices related to love, on two sheets. This includes several mythological themes, as well as floral themes. Etching on hand laid paper. Description: From a series of 50 etchings: 'Devises et Emblesmes d'Amour.' State: First edition of 4. Ref: Robert-Dumesnil 210-247/Le Blanc 322-354. Provenance: Friedrich August II van Saksen (Lugt 971) Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Albert Flamen' after own design. Albert Flamen (unclear, ca. 1620-1669) was a Flemish painter and engraver. He was active in Paris between 1646-1648. His style is much like Hollar. Many portraits carrying his name were in fact engraved by Poilly or Boulanger according to Benezit. Condition: Very good, given age. Cut to the plateline, some brown staining. On the original collection mounts from 1837. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-B1-25 The overall size is ca. 2.5 x 3.5 inch. The image size is ca. 2.5 x 3.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 6.4 x 8.8 cm. The image size is ca. 6.4 x 8.8 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Antique Book-EMBLEMATA SACRA-BIBLE-Borcht-Barrefelt (Hiel)-1653

      - []: Iohanne Phlippi Schabaelie. 4to: Oblong. [25 sheets text], [100 plates] pp. Half leather in slipcase. 19th century half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt titling and five raised bands to the spine. In full leather slipcase with gilt titling to the front. Both text and plates printed to one side of the sheet only. Etching/engraving. Illustrations by: Pieter van der Borcht Antique Book, titled: 'Emblemata Sacra, e praecipius utriusque . Petro vander Burgio . Johanne Philippi Schabaelie, anno 1653', by Hendrik Jansen Barrefelt (called Hiel).', by: Hendrik Jansen Barrefelt. Engraved title and 100 engravings by van der Borcht, text. The rare Barrefeldt illustrated Bible of the religious group: Second House of Love. Originally published by Christopher Plantin in 1581. The spiritual ideas of Heil were expressed in the fine series of engravings designed by Pieter van der Borcht. The plates inspired the remonstrants and liberal protestants of the Dutch Republic like Michel Colin (i.e. Michiel Colijn) who was born in Antwerp and settled in Amsterdam as a publisher and bookseller in 1608. A smaller version of the Bible was first printed by Colin in Dutch in 1613. Colin published several verions of this work,in varying formats and plates. The verses were done by Petrus Sellius of Nijmegen. Later an edition was published by Claes Jansz. Visscher. In 1653 the van der Borcht engravings were incorporated in a print bible by Johanne Philippi Schabaelie: 'Den Grooten Emblemata Sacra', which contained over 300 engravings. But it is known that bibles were also printed to order. This specific edition contains the 100 engravings by van der Borcht, the title page and text pages. The binding is later 19th c. morocco. The book appears to have existed as such by 1700, because an engraved Ex Libris of Petri Ludovici Danes, rector of the University of Leuven is present in front of the book. A note of 'Erven Mr. Ch. Enschedé is present as well which indicates this bible belonged to the Enschedé publisher family as well. Izaak Enschedé published an edition of the Hiel bible containing smaller oblong versions of the plates for his 'Bybelsche Figuren . ' in 1717. Perhaps this specific bible was owned by Izaak Enschedé at the time and used as example for the plates. As a result of the persecution of these religious groups, not only in the Catholic Southern Netherlands but eventually also in the Dutch Republic copies of all editions of Hiel's and Pieter van der Borcht's print-bibles are extremely rare, especially in such fine condition.Author(s): Hendrik Jansen Barrefelt. Barrefelt, Hendrik Jansen van (Barneveld, ca. 1520 - ca. 1594, Cologne). The orginal House of Love was founded by Hendrik Niclaes (?-c.1580) and sought for salvation in private spirituality. Around 1573 one of oldest followers Hendrik Jansen Barrevelt split off. His group with followers as Christoffel Plantijn and his friends was called 'The Second House of Love'. Barrefelt considered himself a prophet and styled himself Hiel. Illustrated by: Borcht, Pieter van der (The Elder) (Mechelen, c. 1540 - 1608, Antwerp). Flanders. Active period: 1564-ca. 1600. Etcher/Engraver/Lithographer. Condition: Very good, given age. The edges of the slipcase a little rubbed. Title page detached. Board edges minimally rubbed. Leather on the front outer hinge cracked, hinge still strong. Some scattered foxing, mainly in the text sheet margins. A restored tear in the top right margin of plate 75 (not affecting image).Lower right corner of plate 43 restored. 4to: 13.99 x 11.62 inch. 4to: 35.5 x 29.5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESTATVTOS DA VNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA. Confirmados por el Rey nosso Snõr Dom IOAÕ O 4.

      - em o anno de 1653. Impressos por mandado e orde[m] de MANOEL DE SALDANHA do Conselho de sua Magestade Reitor da mesma Vniversidade e Bispo Eleito de Viseo. EM COIMBRA. Com as Licenças necessárias. Na Officina de Thome Carualho Impressor da Vniversidade. Anno 1654. In fólio 31x21,6 cm. Com 14, [vi], [vi] 330, [vi], 208, 10, [vi] págs. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com o título gravado em rótulo vermelho na lombada com nervos e casas adornadas por motivos vegetalistas gravados a ouro. Ilustrado com magnifico frontispício gravado e uma gravura aberta a buril com título dentro de portada gravada, ornada com diversas figuras e encimada pelas armas do reino e a esfera armilar, ambos desenhados por Josefa Ayalla, Óbidos 1653. Exemplar em muito bom estado de conservação e com grandes margens. Magnífico trabalho da tipografia portuguesa do Século XVII obra de extraordinária importância cultural. Os estatutos da Universidade de Coimbra, ou seja a expressão codificada das leis académicas são fontes primárias para a história das universidades, para a história do ensino, para a história de Portugal, no caso vertente, num momento cimeiro da defesa da independência do país. Conteúdo: Frontispício gravado; 14 páginas numeradas com Licenças, Fundação da Universidade, Lista dos Reitores e Divisão dos Estatutos da Universidade; 6 págs sem numeração com Alvará de 15-10-1653 e Provisão da Primeira confirmação; 6 págs. com a Taboada dos títulos dos quatro livros dos estatutos; 330 páginas numeradas com os 4 livros dos estatutos, 2 págs em br.; 4 págs. com Alvarás para serem insertos nos Estatutos; 208 págs numeradas com o Reportório dos Estatutos; 10 págs. numeradas com o Regimento dos Médicos e Boticários Cristãos Velhos e 6 págs. inumeradas com respectivo Reportório. A primeira versão impressa dos estatutos da universidade de Coimbra publicou-se em 1591, a presente é a segunda feita seguramente pela necessidade de uma reforma no âmbito da Restauração. No tempo do Marquês de Pombal, com a necessidade de remover a influência dos jesuítas, publicou-se a terceira e última. Azevedo e Samodães, 1137. Inocêncio II, 236. ?Tem frontispicio gravado a buril, com uma elegante portada, e outra estampa que representa a Sabedoria (antiga insignia da Universidade), delineada, como se vê da inscripção, pela insigne pintora Josepha d"Ayalla, mais conhecida pelo nome de Josepha de Obidos. O preço d"estes Estatutos, de que tem apparecido em Lisboa varios exemplares á venda, ha sido ultimamente regulado de 960 a 1:600 réis, e alguns chegaram, creio, a 1:920 reis. Brunet no seu Manual faz menção de dous exemplares, vendidos um por 100 francos, o outro por 24 ditos.? Location/localizacao: M-8-C-27

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        Certain Speeches made upon the day Yearly Election of Officers in the City of Gloucester

      Being in the Charter-Language of the said City. First Edition. Small 8vo. [140 x 90 mm]. [8], 83, [3] pp., with the woodcut arms of the City of Gloucester, the single leaf of prefatory verse by Sam Kenrick and the final "Catalogue of the names of several officers". Small spot in the blank lower margin of B1-2, a couple of other minor spots in places, errata corrected in an early hand. Contemporary sheep, ruled in blind, smooth spine (spine heavily worn with a hole near the foot, covers and edges rubbed and bumped, couple of chips from the upper board). London: by A.M. for Tho. Underhill,

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        Selectarum Juris QVAESTIONVM - libri duo

      Joh & Danielem ELZEVIER, Lvgd Batav 1653 - Selectarum Juris QVAESTIONVM - libri duo additae funt Simonis VINNII, Arn fil. ORATIONES par Arnoldi VINNII, JC ouvrage in-8° relié (11 cm x 16.5 cm) reliure plein vélin ivoire, dos lisse, orné du titre, auteur manuscrit, 511 pages, édité par Joh & Danielem ELZEVIER, Lvgd Batav, 1653 bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IN SACRA BIBLIA GRAECA EX VERSIONE LXX. INTERPRETUM SCHOLIA; Simul et Interpretum Caetorum Lectiones Variantes. [BOUND WITH: The final portion only of the R. Danielís, London 1653, Greek Bible, pp. 1057-1280. BOUND WITH: THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS]

      Excudebat Rogerus Daniel. apud Joannem Martin & Jacobum Allestrye, London 1653 - The first work is Wing I122, which was printed separately and was published as the "Appendix" to the 1653 Greek New Testament (D & M #4692); the last is Wing B2481A. Sm. 8vo. (2),186,(2)pp. Greek & Latin text. BOUND WITH: The final portion ONLY of the R. Daniel's, London 1653, Greek Bible, pp. 1057-1280, double column Greek text (a part of the First Edition of the Septuagint printed in England. See Darlow & Moule #4692). BOUND WITH: THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS: Collected into English Meeter, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins and Others. to Be Sung in All Churches. & Moreover in Private Houses. Laying Apart All Ungodly Songs and Ballades: Which Tend Onely to the Nourishing of Vice, and Corrupting of Youth. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers. 1663. (2),78,(16)pp. Index. Double column text. Title within a decorative woodcut border. One leaf with an old, faded water stain. The 3 works bound together in cont. black morocco, elaborately gilt tooled paneled covers, tan calf spine label. A.e.g. An attractive binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Cometae An. MDCLII. MDCLIII. Observationibus astronomicis, Europa fere tota peractis, & omnia sideris accidentia detegentibus: Loco elementari. Generatione. Praesagiis. Effectibus. Collatione ad alios Cometas in multis admirandis proprietatibus .

      Udine, Nicola Schiratti, 1653 - 4to (191 x 138 mm), pp [xx] 216, with woodcut coat-of-arms on title, two gatherings very slightly browned, a fine, crisp copy in contemporary Italian vellum.First edition, presentation copy from the publisher, of this exceptionally rare treatise on the 1652-3 comet. The first part of the book is devoted to a collation of different observations of the comet throughout Europe which Liceti gathered from various astronomers. This is followed by a discussion of the place and motion of comets, their origin and composition, their significance, and their effects, primarily astrological. In his examination of the location of comets within the heavens, and whether or not they are sub- or supralunary, i.e. within or beyond the 'sphere' of the moon, Liceti refers to the theories of his deceased colleague Galileo (whose theories on comets were erroneous).Liceti, professor of philosophy and medicine at the Universities of Padua and Bologna, was one of Galileo's most persistent Peripatetic critics on such matters as the nature of light and comets. "Liceti knew a good twenty-two hypotheses on comets and all the theories of Aristotle's commentators on the nature of light" (Redondi, Galileo: Heretic).Provenance: inscribed 'Munus Typograph.' on front free flyleaf, and 'Henrici Trei Utinensis', presumably the recipient, a Udine residentCrawford p 120; Lalande p 235; Riccardi I 40 n 11; OCLC records Harvard, Columbia, and Toronto for North America

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        The Naturall and Experimentall History of Winds, &c. Written in Latine by the Right Honorable Francis Lo: Verulam, Viscount St. Alban. Translated into English by R. G. Gent.

      printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Church-yard; and Tho. Dring at the George in Fleet-street, London 1653 - 12mo (142 x 80 mm). [24], 384, [32] pp., including engraved portrait frontispiece, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, and final blank, without 8pp. advertisements found in some copies (see Gibson). Text in double-ruled borders. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked and re-sewn, corners little scuffed. 4 leaves with partially erased ink marginalia in purple pencil, occasional spotting or light soiling. Top margin trimmed close, often shaving outer ruled borders and slightly shaving page number on p.228. Provenance: Nicholas Wall (small bookplate to rear pastedown). Still a very good and fairly fresh copy. ---- Gibson 115; Wing B305; Sotheran I, 5911; ESTC R208945. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, first published in Latin in 1622, and exceptionally rare. The translation is ascribed to Robert Gentili. (see Gibson). "Important as collecting all the facts and theories then known on the subject, and especially as the first to point out the deflexion of winds caused by the earth's rotation" (Sotheran). - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments The Whole Book of Psalms

      2 vols. 24mo. Engraved title signed "WV" at the foot. 18th Century binding, circa 1740 and probably Scottish, of black morocco, covers with a gilt border, gilt spines, gilt edges.   London: for John Field, Printer to the Parliament,

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        XVII Livre de chansons pour danser et pour boire

      Balllard, Paris 1653 - ____ Frontispice gravé, musique gravée et texte en regard. Très rare. "Mes chers amis je vous convie, Ce bon vin dissipe l'ennuy; Qui n'aura goinffré de sa vie Doit commencer dès aujourd'hui." Petite restauration au coin de la page de titre. *-------*. In-12. [143 x 97 mm] Collation : 43, (1) ff. Demi-veau brun, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.).

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        WÜRZBURG., "S. Aquilinus Sacerdos et Martyr". Andachtsbild des Hl. Aquilinus, links im Hintergrund Ansicht von Mailand, rechts Gesamtansicht von Würzburg.

      Kupferstich von Johann Leypold, dat. 1653, 29 x 19 cm. Katalog des Mainfränkischen Museums Bd. 3, S. 62/63. - Der Druck etwas unscharf, die Rahmenleiste alt ankoloriert. Sehr selten. BAYERN, Franken

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        Pharmacia galenica & chymica, dat is Apotheker ende alchymiste ofte distilleer-konste. Rotterdam, P. en A. van Waesberge, 1661.

      "Geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, (8)+460+(12) pag. Geillustreerd met een gegraveerde titel met tekst 'Nieu licht der apotekers en distilleerkonst' en afbeelding van het interieur van een apothekerswinkel. Voorts enkele houtsneden in de tekst. Mooi exemplaar. BMN pag. 372; Rotterdam Bibliopolis pag. 81, nr. 87. Beroemd leerboek voor apothekers. Het boek bevat een approbatie van J. Stullius d.d. 25-7-1653. De eerste druk verscheen in 1657 te Amsterdam bij J. v. Ravesteyn. Na deze druk van 1661 zouden nog edities verschijnen in 1661, 1662 en 1667. B1021.".

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        Virgilii evangelisantis christiados libri XIII. Rotterdam, A. Leers, 1653.

      Full vellum. 16°, (22)+439 pag. Illustrated with forntispice. Typographic title page loose and pasted on last end paper.B0224.

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        The History of Great Britain, Being the Life and Reign of King James the First, Relating to what passed from his first Accesse to the Crown, till his Death

      Printed for Richard Lownds, London 1653 - Quarto, (12) 292 (8)pp. Re-backed retaining the original boards with gilt-stamped ruling and motto Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense (Shame on him who thinks evil of it) on circular representation of the garter on covers*, gilt ruling and lettering on red leather label of spine; raised bans and dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece engraving of King James I. Title page with black ruling. Decorative head and endpieces and initials. Engraved garland surrounding author's autobiographical text on page opposite page one. The critical history of King James I. was published a year after Wilson's death and a suitable documentation in the time of the new constitution known as the "Instrument of Government" with Oliver Cromwell as the Lord Protector. Binding with light wear and scuffing along edges and spine. Previous owner's name inked to verso of front marbled endpaper. Irregularities in numbering from p. 153 to 161, p. 172 numbered twice but continuous. Light age toning of block. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. * "Knights and Ladies of the garter were entitle to encircle the escutcheon of their arms with the garter and motto." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANTHROPOMETAMORPHOSIS Man Transform'd or the Artificial Changling Historically Presented in the Mad and Cruell Gallantry Foolish Bravery Ridiculous Beauty Ffilthy Finenesse and Loathsome Loveliness of most Nations Fashioning and Altering their Bodie

      William Hunt, 1653. 8vo. Rebound in later full diced calf, rebacked with elaborately gilt tooled spine, boards gilt ruled at edges, all edges gilt (outer joints a little tender - otherwise VG). Pp. 559 + index and catalogue at rear, illus with engraved allegorical frontispiece by T. Cross, engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by W. Faithorne and numerous woodcuts in text (catalogue page edges ragged; previous owner's engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down).

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        Excellent Compendium of Musick: with Necessary and Judicious Animadversions Thereupon. [with:] Animadversions Upon the Musick–Compendium.

      London:: Printed by Thomas Harper for Humphrey Moseley, and Thomas Heath, 1653.. 2 parts in 1. Small 4to. [16], 94, [1] pp. Title vignette, illus. (diagrams, charts, music notation, guitar-figure (p.66) [pp. 66-68 etched], tables, errata. Old calf; rebacked, gilt spine title, later endleaves, edge wear, rubbed. Very good. RARE. First edition in English; Musicae compendium first published in Latin The Animadversions upon the musick compendium of Renat. Des-Cartes has a separate title page. The translator, Viscount William Brouncker (1620 or 1621-1684), is not named. ¶ First edition of Descartes' only work on music, written as far back as 1618 [Compendium musicae], but first published in Latin as, Renati Des-Cartes Musicae compendium, (Utrecht): Gisberti a Zijll, & Theodori ab Ackersdijck, 1650. ¶ “The Compendium is both a treatise on music and a study in methodology. In it Descartes shows himself to be a link between the musical humanists of the 16th century-he was influenced particularly by Zarlino, whom he cited-and the scientists of the 17th. The work is noteworthy as an early experiment in the application of an empirical, deductive, scientific approach to the study of sensory perception and as being among the earliest attempts to define the dual relationship between the physical and psychological phenomena in music.” ¶ “Descartes divided music into three basic component parts, each of which can be isolated for study: the mathematical-physical aspect of sound, the nature of sensory perception and the ultimate effect of such perception on the individual listener. He considered the first of these to lend itself to pure scientific investigation, since it is independent of personal interpretation. He characterized the process of sensory perception as being autonomous, self-regulating and measurable. This is the realm where practical aspects of music are dealt with (e.g. rules for counterpoint) and to which the great bulk of the Compendium is devoted. To Descartes the impact of sound on a listener's emotions or ‘soul' is a subjective, irrational element and therefore incapable of being scientifically measured. He described it as a psychological-physiological phenomenon that clearly belongs to the areas of aesthetics and metaphysics, of which he was to develop the principles later in his philosophical writings. The distinction he made in the Compendium, between sound as a physical phenomenon and sound as understood by the human conscience, permitted him to pass from a rationalist concept of aesthetics to a sensualist one in his later work. This concept was influential in the development of a philosophy for the affections in music in late 17th-century Germany, especially through his treatise Les Passions de l'âme (Amsterdam, 1649).” – Columbia University (for 1650 Latin issue). New Grove V, 387. ¶ “Harmonic theory proved highly amendable to the kinds of mathematic reasoning esoused by Descartes, Indeed, ideas that would later culminate in his ground-breaking mechanistic epistemology are evident in his early work Compendium musicae... Exploring his subject through recourse to string lengths as the Greeks had done, Descartes showed how, stripped of mystical significance, the same numbers described visible string segments and thus constituted the true foundation of musical sounds. Instead of dividing the string into superparticular ratios, Descartes derived all the intervals used in music via six divisions of a sounding string ... (thereby generating the octave, twelfth, double octave, major seventeenth, and perfect nineteenth). By treating the string itself as the physical source of pitches (rather than intervals), Descartes effectively produced the harmonic series and thus the epistemological approach that would be taken by the Cooke, Rameau and numerous other Enlightenment theorists.” – Tim Eggington, The Advancement of Music in Enlightenment England: Benjamin Cooke and the Academy of Ancient Music, Boydell Press, (2014), p. 110. ¶ Select locations: BM; Oxford Univ.; King's College; Leeds Univ.; University College London; Trinity Saint David (Roderic Bowen Library and Archives; Wellcome; Royal Academy of Music, Sheffield University; York University, etc.

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        Nova & accurata Tusciae Antiquae Descriptio

      Amsterdam 1653 - Carta storico/geografica tratta dall'atlante di Georgius HORNIUS "Accuratissima orbis antiqui delineatio sive Geographia vetus sacra & profana", per la prima volta edito nel 1653. Le carte derivano da quelle di Ortelius, pubblicata nel "Parergon". Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in buone condizioni. Map taken from the HORNIUS, Georgius"Accuratissima orbis antiqui delineatio sive Geographia vetus sacra & profana" first published in Amsterdam in 1653. After Ortelius' map published in the "Parergon". Copperplate with fine later hand colour, in good conditions. Dimensioni 580 485mm

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        Caarte vanden Slaperdijk streckende vande Stichtse bergen tot aan de hoogte van Gelderland.Utrecht, Slaperdijk Managing Board ("College tot Directie van de Slaperdijk"), (engraved:) 1705. Engraved wall map printed on 8 sheets (measuring: 76 x 194 cm as assembled) by Caspar Specht after Justus van Broeckhuijsen (scale ca. 1:5600). Framed (107 x 220 cm).

      Deys, Gelderse Vallei 435 & pp. 81-83; Donkersloot-De Vrij 408. Large wall map showing the Slaperdijk (literally: “sleeper dike”) in the Dutch region the Gelderse Vallei, running from the Utrechtse Heuvelrug (“Utrecht Hill Ridge”) in the south to Fort Daatselaar in the north. The dike was built in 1653 as a backup in case the northern Rhine Dike or Grebbe Dike between Wageningen and Rhenen should break (as depicted in the inset map), which had caused major flooding in the past. When in 1704 the Slaperdijk Managing Board wanted to prevent the illegal cutting of trees they asked the surveyor Justus van Broeckhuijsen (ca. 1670-1724) to make a map they could use as an instrument to enforce the law. The result was an appealing wall map, not only functional in character, but also serving a representative purpose. The present copy appears to be in the first state with the names of the original board members.The two sheets in the upper corners are trimmed off about a centimetre shorter as the two in the middle, likely as issued. There is some minor damage in the upper outer corners from previous mounting and some minor browning, otherwise a very good copy.

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        Nuova Dichiarazione, e Comento ne Testi d'Ipocrate sopra le Ferite del Capo

      Florence: Amador Amassi, 1653. First Edition. Woodcut illustrations in the text. [8], 252, [1] pp. LACKING pp. 241-242. 12mo (160x99 mm.). Contemporary vellum, spine mellowed, some foxing, generally clean. First Edition. Woodcut illustrations in the text. [8], 252, [1] pp. LACKING pp. 241-242. 12mo (160x99 mm.). Falcinelli's commentary on Hippocrates treatise on head injuries with his original text in an Italian translation , the earliest on the subject in medical literature. Wellcome , III p. 272, III, 5; OCLC locates one copy of this ediution, at the Wellcome Library and the Italian Union Catalogue locates one copy in Italy

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        Fabulae Aesopi: Graece & Latine, Nunc Denuo Selectae (Aesop's Fables) / Joannem Janssonium 1653

      Amsterdam: Joannem Janssonium, 1653 Amsterdam: Joannem Janssonium, 1653, dated in apostrophic Roman numerals. Engravings. 12mo; full calf with some tooling (see scan). Accompanied by two simple later handmade paper protective jackets. Rubbed, soiling, shelfwear; binding broken, exposing interior of spine. Two previous owner's inscriptions on ffep (Josephus Stephani Dedit Hosepho de Villis, 1675; Matt Kenrid[?] 1748]. Fair to About Good. See scans. Also: 'Eae item quas Avienus carmine espresit. Accedit Ranarum & Murium Pugna, Homero olim ascripta. Cum elegantisimis in utroque libello Figuris, & utriusque Interpretatione plurimus in Iocisemendata. Exdecreto D.D. Hollandae Ordinum in ufum Scholarum.' Rare 17th century specimen of Aesop's fables published by 17th Century Amsterdam publisher Joannem Janssonium. Fables here presented in Greek and Latin on opposing pages, with engraving illustrations. Fragile and precious example, no doubt one for the children of the time, judging from the illustrations. See scans. L17n

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        Historiae Romanae Scriptores Latini Veteres, qui extant omnes: Regum, Consulum, Caesarum res gestas ab Urbe condita continentes: nunc primum in unum redacti Corpus, duobus Tomis distinctum [...]

      Genevae [Geneva], apud Petrum Chouet, 1653. 2 vols. folio. pp. [xx], 915, [i]; [vi], 707, [ccxxix]. Waterstaining in upper margin of first volume. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, rebacked. Numerous schoolboy inscriptions, particularly to lower endpapers of the first volume (many with a name, followed by “a young student”, mostly c. 18). Eighteenth-century book label of Repton school on pastedown, “ad usum Scholae Reptonensis” lettered direct on upper covers, ink stamps to titles. Contains Livy, Tacitus, Ammianus Marcellinus etc. Book

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