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         Lazarillo: or the excellent history of Lazarillo de Tormes, the witty Spaniard. Both parts. The first translated by David Rowland, and the second gather'd out of the Chronciles of Toledo by Iean de Luna a Castilian and done into English by the same [..]

      London: Printed by R. Hodgkinsonne, 1655 [336] pages. Signatures A4, B-X8, Y4. ESTC R42100 where signature B is only given 6 leaves, however here there are 8. Ink stamp to the rear of the title page Alexander Gardyne 1883. Early ink notes to the margins, mainly in Latin and mainly religious, most are cropped by later binding. Ink writing also to the title page. Ink names to Y3v. Extra illustrated with a suite of 16 plates. There is a note to the end paper that these have come from the 1699 Bruxelles edition - however on the plate facing K2v are the words Wine to sell. Whereas the frontispiece is titled in French. So I cannot be sure which edition they are from. Pages are spotted and browned throughout. Some tears to the margins. Small faded circular photographic bookplate to the front pastedown. In 19th century worn half leather binding. Attributed to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza.. Half leather. Good.

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         De Imputatione Primi Peccati Adami Josue Placaei: Disputatio in qua Synodi Ecclesiarum in Gallia reformatarum nationalis, Carentoni prope Lutetiam anno 1645 habitae, de illo Argumento Decretum explicatur et defenditur.

      Authoris Sumptibus Excusa, Saumur 1655 - [vii] 480p original vellum fresh and tight, old library donation inscription to endpaper, not stamps, fresh copy of the first edition, printed at the author's expense, printer not named but architectural device may reveal him, French protestantism, original and important [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Circa 1655 Etching The Rat-Catcher By Cornelis Visscher

      Holland: Cornelis Visscher Etching, circa 1655 by Dutch artist Cornelis Visscher (1629 - 1658); with the artist's signature in the plate at upper right margin. Latin inscription below the image; Ref. Hollstein XL, p. 59, 50. Approx. 14 1/2 " x12 1/4". With the margins, 18 ¾" x 15 ½"; old pencil notation at bottom edge; done on good watermarked paper; old mounting tape residue on back has migrated through to front at top edge; some toning, faint mottling to the paper. In very good condition. NOTE: Shipped rolled, for safety.. Art. Not Bound. Good.

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         The History of the Church of Scotland, Beginning the Year of our Lord 203, and continued to the end of the Reign of King James the VI. of ever blessed Memory. Wherein are described, The Progress of Christianity. The Persecutions and Interruptions of it. The Foundation of Churches. The Erecting of Bishopricks. The Building and Endowing Monasteries, and other Religious Places. The Succession of Bisshops in their Sees. The Reformation of Religion, and the frequent Disturbances of that Nation, by Wars, Conspiracies, Tumults, Schims. Together with great variety of other Matters, both Ecclesiasticall and Politicall.

      London, J. Flesher, for R. Royston 1655. (portrait, 16, portrait, 4) 546 (11) p. Rebound half Leather with 5 raised bands, Folio (The margins of the first three pages are slightly worn, the first two pages are reinforces at some places, occasionally some stains and spots. Illustrated with two engraved portraits.).

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         THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT AND RENOWNED MONARCHY OF CHINA. Where in All the Partic

      - London 1655, Crook. Full recent leather, raised bands, red leather label, 248p., copper etched frontispiece of Semedo & folded etched map, new end papers, internally clean, a bit of corner wear else nice, 19 x 29.2 cm.,! lacks BELLUM. RARE SUBTITLE: continued: Together with the Traffic & Commodities of that Country. Now put into English by a Person of Quality, and Illustrated with Several Mapps and Figures, to Satisfie the Curious & Advance the Trade of Great Brittain. * . A FABULOUS AND EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON CHINA . . A PRIMARY ACCOUNT OF JESUIT LIFE IN CHINA . . . . WRITTEN IN OLDE ENGLISH * NOTE: These two titles were written in "Olde English" of the period & commonly used "F" for "S" therefore below, we faithfully repeat the spelling on the title page, as issued. *** WHO WAS THE AUTHOR, FATHER ALVAREZ F. SEMEDO, S.J.: . Father Alvarez F. Semedo S.J. [aka Semmedo 1585?6-1658, aka. Álvaro de Semedo [Latinized form: Alvarus de Semedo] was a an early Portuguese missionary who resided in China for 20 years. He was known in China as Zeng Dezhao and earlier as Xie Wulu. . This First English language edition was translated from the First Italian edition published in 1643 into English, by "A Person of Quality." A nicely done early and valuable primary source and stunning mid-17th historical work on China. . Álvaro Semedo was born in Nisa, Portugal in 1585 or 1586. He entered the Jesuit novitiate in 1602, and on 29 March 1608, he left for Goa and the Far East aboard Nossa Sra. do Vencimento. He arrived in Macau in 1610, and Nanjing in 1613. Along with another Jesuit, Alfonso Vagnoni, he was imprisoned during an anti-Christian campaign in Nanjing in 1616, and then sent back to Macau, where he stayed till 1621. . As the persecution campaign in the mainland China abated, Fr. Semedo changed his Chinese name from Xie Wulu to Zeng Dezhao and re-entered China, now working in Jiangsu and Jiangnan provinces. He spent most of his term in China in the central and southern provinces; perhaps his only trip north was the one he made to Xi'an in 1625, during which he was the first European to see the recently unearthed Nestorian Stele.[1] . In 1636, Semedo went back to Europe as a procurator, sent by his Order to recruit people for the China mission and to ensure continued assistance from the church in Europe. During his sojourn in Europe, he published a long report on China, best known under its Spanish title, Imperio de la China.[1] . After his return to China, Semedo served in Guangzhou [Canton/Guangdong] as the Vice-Provincial of the Jesuit China Mission. During several years after the fall of Beijing to the Manchus in 1644, he continued to work with the Ming loyalist regimes in the Southern China [notably, sending Michal Boym to the court of the Southern Ming Yongli Emperor], even as most of Jesuits elsewhere in China were switching their loyalty to the recently established Qing Dynasty. Once the Qing took Canton, Semedo was detained, but was freed a few months later, reportedly due to the interference of Beijing-based Johann Adam Schall von Bell.He spent the rest of his life in Guangzhou, where he died. . In 1655 he wrote: RELATIONE DELLA GRANDE MONARCHIA DELLA CINA, from which HISOTORY OF THE GREAT AND RENOWNED MONARCHY OF CHINA was a translation of. * * A FABULOUS AND EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ! *** . CAUTION BEFORE ORDERIN: Not all editions of this title come with the second title: "BELLUM TARTARICUM, OR THE CONQUEST OF THE GREAT AND MOST RENOWNED EMPIRE OF CHINA, BY THE INVASION OF THE TARTARS, WHO IN THESE LAST SEVEN YEARS, HAVE WHOLLY SUBDUED THAT VAST EMPIRE." . Written by Martin Martinius. This is the actual title as found on the proper title page, however it is abbreviated on the Semedo title page as a subtitle, reading: "To Which is Added the Hiftory of the Late Invafion, and Conqueft of tht Flourifhing Kingdom by the Tartars. With an exaft Account of the Other Affairs of China till thefes Prefent Times." Sic spelling, with pagina

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         The History of That Great and Renowned Monarchy of China. . all the Particular Provinces are Accurately Described the Dispositions, Manners, Learning, Lawes, Militia, Government, and Religion of the People. Together with the Traffick and Commodities of that Countrey. Lately written in Italian.To which is added the History of the Late Invasion and Conquest . by The Tartars (Bellum Tartaricum or the History of the Warrs of the Tartars in China & c.)

      E. Tyler for John Crook, London 1655 - Two parts in one, continuously paginated. With three copper-engraved plates: Frontis to first work: " Alvarez Semedo" after Thomas Cross, "Mandarin & his Wife" p. 29 & second frontis ( to Martinius' Tarter Conquest): "Thein Mingus, Emperor of the Western Tartars." Two copper-engraved maps: "Situs Provinciarum Imperii Sinici MDCLIV" facing p. 255, & "An Exact Mapp of China, being faithfully Copied from one brought from Peking by a Father Lately resident in that Citty 1655," the latter folding and placed by the binder at the very front of the book. Two pages of advertisements for books printed for John Crook. Large folding map has ancient repairs and worming; lengthy 18th century ownership inscription to back of frontis; worming throughout, some affecting text. Nonetheless a handsome copy with all the requisite parts nicely bound in half forest-green morocco. ; Quarto 27.5 x 18.5 cm; [x], 308, [2] pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT AND RENOWNED MONARCHY OF CHINA. Where in All the Partic

      - London 1655, Crook. Full old leather, raised bands, 308p., copper etched folded map, facsimile frontispiece, two parts bound in one, very good, 18 x 28.5 cm., complete with Bellum solid copy, 18 x 29.5 cm. FIRST EDITION SUBTITLE: continued: Together with the Traffic & Commodities of that Country. Now put into English by a Person of Quality, and Illustrated with Several Mapps and Figures, to Satisfie the Curious & Advance the Trade of Great Brittain. * . A FABULOUS AND EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON CHINA . . A PRIMARY ACCOUNT OF JESUIT LIFE IN CHINA . . . . WRITTEN IN OLDE ENGLISH * NOTE: These two titles were written in "Olde English" of the period & commonly used "F" for "S" therefore below, we faithfully repeat the spelling on the title page, as issued. *** WHO WAS THE AUTHOR, FATHER ALVAREZ F. SEMEDO, S.J.: . Father Alvarez F. Semedo S.J. [aka Semmedo 1585?6-1658, aka. Álvaro de Semedo [Latinized form: Alvarus de Semedo] was a an early Portuguese missionary who resided in China for 20 years. He was known in China as Zeng Dezhao and earlier as Xie Wulu. . This First English language edition was translated from the First Italian edition published in 1643 into English, by "A Person of Quality." A nicely done early and valuable primary source and stunning mid-17th historical work on China. . Álvaro Semedo was born in Nisa, Portugal in 1585 or 1586. He entered the Jesuit novitiate in 1602, and on 29 March 1608, he left for Goa and the Far East aboard Nossa Sra. do Vencimento. He arrived in Macau in 1610, and Nanjing in 1613. Along with another Jesuit, Alfonso Vagnoni, he was imprisoned during an anti-Christian campaign in Nanjing in 1616, and then sent back to Macau, where he stayed till 1621. . As the persecution campaign in the mainland China abated, Fr. Semedo changed his Chinese name from Xie Wulu to Zeng Dezhao and re-entered China, now working in Jiangsu and Jiangnan provinces. He spent most of his term in China in the central and southern provinces; perhaps his only trip north was the one he made to Xi'an in 1625, during which he was the first European to see the recently unearthed Nestorian Stele.[1] . In 1636, Semedo went back to Europe as a procurator, sent by his Order to recruit people for the China mission and to ensure continued assistance from the church in Europe. During his sojourn in Europe, he published a long report on China, best known under its Spanish title, Imperio de la China.[1] . After his return to China, Semedo served in Guangzhou [Canton/Guangdong] as the Vice-Provincial of the Jesuit China Mission. During several years after the fall of Beijing to the Manchus in 1644, he continued to work with the Ming loyalist regimes in the Southern China [notably, sending Michal Boym to the court of the Southern Ming Yongli Emperor], even as most of Jesuits elsewhere in China were switching their loyalty to the recently established Qing Dynasty. Once the Qing took Canton, Semedo was detained, but was freed a few months later, reportedly due to the interference of Beijing-based Johann Adam Schall von Bell.He spent the rest of his life in Guangzhou, where he died. . In 1655 he wrote: RELATIONE DELLA GRANDE MONARCHIA DELLA CINA, from which HISOTORY OF THE GREAT AND RENOWNED MONARCHY OF CHINA was a translation of. * * A FABULOUS AND EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ! *** . CAUTION BEFORE ORDERIN: Not all editions of this title come with the second title: "BELLUM TARTARICUM, OR THE CONQUEST OF THE GREAT AND MOST RENOWNED EMPIRE OF CHINA, BY THE INVASION OF THE TARTARS, WHO IN THESE LAST SEVEN YEARS, HAVE WHOLLY SUBDUED THAT VAST EMPIRE." . Written by Martin Martinius. This is the actual title as found on the proper title page, however it is abbreviated on the Semedo title page as a subtitle, reading: "To Which is Added the Hiftory of the Late Invafion, and Conqueft of tht Flourifhing Kingdom by the Tartars. With an exaft Account of the Other Affairs of China till thefes Prefent Times." Sic spelling, with pagination: 253-308, inclu

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         Iaponia Regnum.

      J. Blaeu, Amsterdam 1655 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. Minor text offsetting, as often. In excellent condition.

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         A Collection of the Several Papers sent to the Highness the Lord Protector of the Common-Wealth... concerning the bloody and barbarous Massacres, Murthers, and other Cruelties, committed on many thousands of Reformed, or Protestants dwelling in the Vallies of Piedmont, by the Duke of Savoy’s Forces, joyned therein with the French Army, and severall Irish Regiments. Published by Command of his Highness

      Printed for H. Robinson, at the three Pigeons in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1655. 4to piccolo (cm. 17), 8 cc.nn., 44 pp. Cartonato policromo inizi ‘900 con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Ottimo esemplare. Rarissima edizione originale presente - secondo ICCU - in due sole bibl. italiane.

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         HUNGERS PREVENTION Or, the Whole Art of Fowling by Water and Land. Containing all the Secrets belonging to that art, and brought into true forme or method, by which the most ignorant may know how to take any kind of Fowle either by Land or Water.

      London, printed for Francis Grove and are to be sold by Martha Harrison at the signe of the Lambe at the East end of St. Paules Church, 1655. Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as travell by Sea and come into uninhabited places: Especially, all those that have any thing to doe with New Plantations. SECOND EDITION, 1655. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 85 mm, 5½ x 3½ inches, woodcut frontispiece, 22 woodcut text illustrations of varying sizes, decorated initials, pages: [16], 1-285, some misnumbering but catch words correct, lacks the last blank endpaper which is in the collation, ends on T7, rebound in full panelled calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new endpapers. Pale offset from frontispiece and woodcut illustrations to text, tip of 3 corners torn with slight loss, nowhere near text, page 271 in the "Art of Fowling"has margin torn with loss, affecting the first few words to 7 lines of text (see image), 2 slim pieces of old paper with the missing words on lossley laid in, last page has small repair to blank side, last 2 pages have some small brown spots to margins, some pale age-browning throughout, 2 margins have a little old ink scribble, not affecting text, occasional small nick to margins, otherwise a very good copy. See: A Bibliography of Gervase Markham, 1568-1637, by F. Poynter, page 135; James Edmund Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria, A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern relating to Falconry, page 8; John Resler Swift, Bibliotheca Accipitraria II, A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern Relating to Falconry in the English Language, 1486-2000, page 207 No. 367, illustration at rear of book; Carl Franz Georg Richard Schwerdt, Hunting, Hawking and Shooting, Volume 2, page 12. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Ortus medicinae, id est initia physicae inaudita. Progressus medicinae novous, in morborum ultionem ad vitam longam. Edente ahthoris filio F.M. van Helmont. Editio Quarta. 2 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Lyon, Devenet, 1655, Folio, (22), 487 pp. 192 pp., (60) pp., mit gestochenenm Titelblatt, alter Halbldereinband mit Rückenschild etwas fleckig. Dritte Gesamtausgabe (Vortitel: "Opera"). Der zweite Teil, mit eigenem Titel ("Opuscula medica inaudita... editio quinta"), enthält die schon auf dem gestochenen Titel angekündigten Abhandlungen "De lithiasi", "De febribus", "De humoribus Galeni", "De peste".The Ortus medicinae is the masterwork of one of the most original geniuses in the history of science. Van Helmont is celebrated as one of the first to conduct quantitative biological experiments one of the founders of biochemistry one of the first to recognize that there are several air like substances, and the originator of the word gas (from the Flemish pronunciation of the Greek word 'chaos') to describe them and the author of the modern ontological conception of disease. Van Helmont was, like Paracelsus, an alchemist and a mystic, but above all he believed in experiment and empiricism as the path to true knowledge. He was a sceptic in Boyle's sense of the word, and rejected the scholasticism of his contemporaries. Not surprisingly he was persecuted in his own time, and much admired by Boyle.'In medicine, he introduced the examination of the specific gravity of urine for diagnostic purposes. He investigated the fluids in the human body and advanced the hydrochloric acid some two hundred years before the actual discovery of this fact. He also appreciated the significance of bile in the gut for digestion.Helmont's significance in the development of chemistry is perhaps even greater...he used the balance in chemistry, showing in many cases the indestructibility of matter in chemical changes...Helmont, who was himself an alchemist, marks the transition from alchemy to chemistry in the modern sense.' PMM."Van Helmont maintained that physiological processes are chemical, each of them being activated by a special ferment or gas which was persided over by a special spirit. This spirit, in turn, was supposedly governed by a sensory motor soul located in the pit of the stomach." (McHenry, 77f.).As a result of religious persecution following the printing of his treatise on the magnetic cure of wounds (1621), Van Helmont published virtually nothing during his lifetime until the collection of medical treatises, the "Opuscula medica", published in the year of his death and again with the "Ortus medicinae". Pagel (pp.13-14) points out that the "Ortus medicinae" was not a compilation of miscellaneous manuscripts arranged by his son, Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont (1618-1699), but was conceived as whole by Van Helmont himself. These two works contain between them Van Helmont's complete works. cf. W. PagelSchöne und frühe Ausgabe seiner erst posthum veröffentlichten 'Opera'."Mit leidenschaftlicher Kraft wandte sich Johann Baptista Van Helmont (1579/80-1644) gegen die überlieferte Heilkunde seiner Zeit. Er lehnte die Viersäftelehre ab und bestritt, daß die die eingeborene Wärme Ursache aller stofflichen Veränderungen im lebenden Organismus sei." ... "Hemont ersetzt die traditionelle Verdauungslehre der Schulen durch eine völlig neue, originale Stoffwechseltheorie. Diese postuliert einen sechstufigen von einer Fermentkette gesteuerten Verdauungs- und Assimilationsprozess eine "metamorphosis fermentalis".""Im System Van Helmonts erscheint die Galle erstmals als Verdauungssaft. Van Helmont prägt den Begriff der aktiven Darmverdauung...." Mani II, S.123-129"Johann Baptist von Helmont (1577-1644), Iatrochemiker, untersucht das Verhalten der Gase, lehrt das die Stoffe auch in der Verbindung weiter bestehen und erkennt damit das Gesetz von der Erhaltung des Stoffes." ValentinAnfänge der chemischen Harnanalyse ....siehe - Partington, II, Chapter VI, pp. 209-243 Thorndike, VII, Chapter 8: Walter Pagel in DSB, VI, pp. 253-59 Hagelin, Rare and Important Medical Books, SLS, pp. 66-67.Printing and the Mind of Man 135 (1st.Ed.. 1648) Garrison & Morton 665(1st. Ed. 1648) Krivatsy 5433 Wellcome III, 241.

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         Beschrijving van de heerlijkheid en het dorp Alphen aan den Rijn, d'aloude herkomst, bevolking, naamreeden, Romeinze gedenkteekens, uitheemze en inlandze geschiedeniszen ten luister der historie dienende, en zijne huidendaagze geleegenheid. Doorwrogt met een voegzaame schets van het Heemraadschap van Rijnland, Leiden: H. van Damme, 1714.

      Geb. in perkament, (22) + 261 + (11) p., ill. Lit: Nijhopff / Van Hattem 250.Pieter Plemper (1655 - 1714) was koopman, eerst te Leiden, daarna te Alphen aan de Rijn. De geschiedenis van Alphen vormt de hoofdzaak van de tekst, maar ook de omliggende dorpen komen aan de orde. Het boekje bevat een zevental fraaie gravures door en naar F. Bleyswijk: Rijngezicht te Alphen, het huis Beerendrecht, het huis Langeroode, het huis Poelgeest, de nieuwe kerk, het Hof, en de oude kerk. In 1728 zou nog een titeluitgave verschijnen, met dezelfde platen.

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         Virginia erforschet und beschriben durch Capitain Iohan Schmidt.

      Frankfurt 1655 - Scarce German edition of Virginia. - copper engraved map; overall 32 x 38,5 cm; plate 29,5 x 36,5 cm. fold as issued; edges frayed; some minute marginal tears; paper evenly toned with some foxing and staining; top left corner repaired; o/w vg cond. - A most beautifully decorated map of Virginia, engraved by Matheus Merian who was de Bry’s son-in-law, and based on John Smith’s map, originally published in de Bry’s ‘Grand Voyages’. This map is from the German edition ‘Newe Welt und Americanische Historien’ by Ludwig Gottfried, a German geographer who worked closely with Matheus Merian. - The map with North orientated to the right, shows in great detail the Chesapeake Bay and is decorated with trees and markers for dwellings. A compass rose is within the sea; the Royal coat-of-arms are in the top right part of the map, next to a depiction of a Native. In the top left part of the map is a scene of the chief Powhatan in a longhouse with members of his tribe ‘as he presented himself to Captain Smith’. - This is a scarce map to find and is a real addition to any collection. - Burden 219, Tooley (America) p163/4 derivative 3

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         De secretis mulierum. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius, 1655.

      12°, geheel perkament, 358+(14) pag., met gegraveerde titelpagina. Rug licht beschadigd, laatste pagina's watervlekkig in marge.C2485."O.S.H. Lie, Over vrouwen en hun geheimen. (artikel op internet). Albertus Magnus (1193-1280), ook bekend als Sint Albert de Grote, was een Duits filosoof en theoloog aan wie deze tekst waarschijnlijk ten onrechte werd toegeschreven. Tegenwoordig neemt men aan dat een van zijn leerlingen de auteur is.$In dit werk wordt het vrouwelijk lichaam beschreven als een vergissing van de natuur, met als resultaat een mislukte man. Biologisch gezien zijn vrouwen in vergelijking met mannen dus tweederangs. Terwijl het (superieure) gestel van de man heet en droog is, is dat van de vrouw koud en nat. Hierdoor kunnen vrouwen de ingenomen spijzen minder goed verbranden en omzetten in lichaamsstoffen dan mannen. Daarom worden maandelijks de onverwerkte producten uit hun lichaam verwijderd in de vorm van menstruatie.Hun koude en vochtige lichamelijke gesteldheid (complexie) is verantwoordelijk voor de karakteristieken van het vrouwelijk lichaam en de vrouwelijke geaardheid. Zo wordt gezegd dat vrouwen minder goed kunnen leren dan mannen vanwege hun koude complexie. En dat het voor vrouwen (in tegenstelling tot mannen) van levensbelang is om veel seks te hebben met mannen. Menstruatie wordt beschreven als een uiterst giftig en gevaarlijk goedje dat zelfs groene bomen doet verdorren. "

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         Circa 1655 Etching The Rat-Catcher By Cornelis Visscher

      Holland: Cornelis Visscher Etching, circa 1655 by Dutch artist Cornelis Visscher (1629 - 1658); with the artist's signature in the plate at upper right margin. Latin inscription below the image; Ref. Hollstein XL, p. 59, 50. Approx. 14 1/2 " x12 1/4". With the margins, 18 ¾" x 15 ½"; old pencil notation at bottom edge; done on good watermarked paper; old mounting tape residue on back has migrated through to front at top edge; some toning, faint mottling to the paper. In very good condition. NOTE: Shipped rolled, for safety.. Art. Not Bound. Good.

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         Museum Wormianum. Seu Historia Rerum rariorum, Tam Naturalium, quam Artificialium, tam Domesticarum, quam Exoticarum, quæ Hafniæ Danorum in ædibus Authoris servantur. Adornata ab...Variis & accuratis Iconibus illustrata

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leyde], Apud Johannem Elsevirium, 1655, in-folio, portrait, [6] ff, 1 gravure à double page, 389-[3] pages, veau glacé brun à l'imitation, plats ornés à froid, tranches rouges, Rare édition originale et rare exemplaire complet du Museum Wormianum ; la planche à double page gravée par Wingendorp, représentant le cabinet de curiosités de Ole Worm, ainsi que le portrait de ce dernier d'après Carl van Mander, sont bien présents. L'ouvrage est orné en outre de nombreux bois dans le texte et de 11 gravures en taille-douce, dont 2 à pleine page. Cette somme magnifique, l'une des premières consacrées à la description d'un cabinet de curiosité, dépeint le musée d'histoire naturelle du médecin et savant danois Ole Worm (1588-1654) en quatre parties : minéraux, plantes, animaux et "artificialia" manufacturés par l'homme. L'ouvrage a paru après la mort de son auteur, son fils Willum Worm se chargeant de l'édition, qu'il dédie au roi de Danemark Frédéric III. Le Museum Wormianum est célèbre pour l'illustration figurant l'intérieur du cabinet, gravure devenue emblématique des cabinets de curiosités. Le titre du catalogue et l'adresse "Ex officina Elzeviriorum" y sont inscrits, sur la table au premier plan, reposant sur un dallage en damier. Tout autour, sur des étagères, au mur et entre les solives du plafond, sont exposés les objets de la collection : carapaces de tortues, poissons, crustacés et mammifères naturalisés, roste et défense de narval, caissettes de coquillages et de minéraux, vêtements du Nouveau monde et autres lances ou pagaies, statuettes de facture occidentale, etc. Exemplaire à l'adresse de Jean Elzevier ; l'édition ayant été entreprise par Jean et Daniel Elzevier, il y a effectivement eu des exemplaires publiés à Amsterdam sous son nom, en association avec Louis Elzevier (Willems). Planche à double page réparée au niveau de la pliure centrale, portrait et dernier feuillet montés son onglets, légères dentelures en marge de quelques feuillets, dont le portrait. Willems 772. Nissen ZBI, 4473 (à l'adresse de Daniel et Louis Elzevier)

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         Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio

      Venice: Giovanni Turrini, 1655. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 3 x 4.25" This miniature map of the western hemisphere belongs to a period of great cartographic interest in the early-to-mid 17th century. Conscious of the great popularity of Abraham Ortelius's miniature atlas, which the famous cartographer first published in 1577, Giovanni Turrini produced a now-rare Italian version of the atlas, "Il Teatro del Mondo," in which this map was included. Although Ortelius had since published revised editions of his famous world map from 1570, correcting the large bulge in South America among other errors, Turrini chose to use the original for publication in his Italian atlas. The result is a map that demonstrates the rapid pace at which discoveries were being made in the late 16th century. The map is in good condition. Narrow bottom margin with chip along the bottom edge of the map affecting caption. Italian text on verso. Giovanni Turrini was an Italian publisher based in Venice. Scarce.

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         Les entretiens de Monsieur Voiture, et de Monsieur Costar

      Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1655, in-4, titre-frontispice, [26]-567-[1] pp, [8] ff. manuscrits de table, veau havane de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, chiffres dans les entre-nerfs, armes au centre des plats et chiffres dans les angles [Charron de Ménars], Titre-frontispice gravé sur cuivre par Regnesson d'après François Chauveau. Seconde édition des Entretiens entre l'abbé Pierre Costar (1603-1660) et Vincent Voiture (1598-1648), prenant la défense de ce dernier dans la polémique qui l'opposa à Guez de Balzac au sujet du genre épistolaire : l'ouvrage est dédié à Valentin Conrart, qui n'était pourtant pas adversaire de Balzac et qui, peu de temps après la publication des Entretiens, prit ses distances avec Costar. Reliure aux armes et au chiffre couronné du bibliophile Jean-Jacques Charron, marquis de Ménars (1643-1718) : d'azur, au chevron d'or accompagné de trois étoiles du même, 2 en chef, 1 en pointe, variante des fers armoriés présentés par OHR (pl. 185) et Guigard (II, p. 125-126). Charron fut conseiller au Parlement de Paris et maître des requêtes. Il était le beau-frère de Colbert. Vers 1679, il acquit la collection des de Thou, qu'il céda en 1706 au cardinal de Rohan. A sa mort, reste de sa bibliothèque fut transporté et vendu à La Haye. Les présents Entretiens ne figurent pas dans la Bibliotheca Menarsiana (1720). Coiffe supérieure arasée, charnières usées, petits accrocs sur le plat supérieur.

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         LES VII LIVRES DE LA PHYSIOLOGIE Composez en Latin par Messire Iean Fernel, premier Medecin du Roy Henry II Traduits en François par Charles de Saint-Germain. Escuyer, Docteur en la Faculté de Medecine, Conseiller & Mdecin ordinaire du Roy Parisien.

      Guignard le Jeune, 1655. (Codice GM/1591) In 16º (17x12 cm) XXIV-773 pp. Première édition. En-tete, lettrines, cul de lampe, Quelques jaunissures et légères traces de mouillure, notes de propriété en page de garde et de titre. Reliure du temps en pleine peau, coiffest et coins émoussés, nerfs, titre or (peu lisible), tranches poivrées. Bon état. Euro 450.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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         Palazzi di Roma de piu. celebri Architetti disegnati da Pietro Ferrerio Pittore et Architetto. Libro Primo. [and]: Nuovi Disegni dell'Architetture, e Piante de' Palazzi di Roma de' piu celebri Architetti disegnati et intagliati da Gio. Battista Falda…Libro secondo

      Engraved title & 43 engraved plates (numbered 1-44); engraved title & 60 engraved plates (numbered 1-61). Large oblong folio, cont. French green vellum over boards (joint with short cracks at head & foot), triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt floral cornerpieces, spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine, green silk ties (partially defective). Rome: G.G. de' Rossi, [late 17th century]."This is the first publication to provide systematic, measured and uniformly scaled illustrations of Roman palaces built in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. By focusing exclusively on the palace, this book becomes a compendium of exempla, not only illustrating the houses of a very special city, but also establishing the typology of the residential palace. Thus the book is of great documentary value…"Ferrerio's collection of palace façades and plans provided an important model for what became a distinct type of publication…This trendsetting book on Roman palaces is divided into two parts. Ferrerio was the author of most of the illustrations in the first part, except for one sheet engraved by Giovanni Battista Falda, who was also responsible for forty of the sixty sheets of the second part. While Falda's work and successful career as an engraver associated with the Roman published Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi have been amply documented, much less is known about Ferrerio, who seems to have practiced as an architect and engraver, and whose principal claim to recognition is this album of palace illustrations."-Millard, IV, 37.The first issues of the two parts appeared in 1655 and circa 1670-1678, respectively. With our issues, the mention of "Libro Primo" and "Libro secondo," together with the through-numbering of the plates, ( also the presence of plates 44 in the Libro I, and 27 in Libro II) indicates that this copy is from the later issue by Domenico de' Rossi, after 1691.Fine copy.❧ Berlin Cat. 2665. Besterman, Old Art Books, 40. Cicognara 3719. Fowler 120.

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         IAPONIA REGNUM

      Martini Martino, Amsterdam 1655 - Kupferstich, Japan und Korea, originally copper engraving, this print was a standard map of the 18th century from M. Martini s "Novus Atlas Sinensis", an italian Jesuit - THE FIRST EUROPEAN ATLAS OF CHINA. Korea was correctly drawn as a peninsula. First map showing Korea die Karte ist in einem sehr guten Zustand, breiter Rand, Mittelfalte, center fold, very good condition

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         Latium

      Amsterdam 1655 - Carta storico/geografica realizzata per l'atlante storico 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 ottime condizioni. Dimensioni 490 358mm

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         Senshoku Monyo Hinagata-Shu [Collection of Dyeing and Weaving Pattern Samples]

      - Original binding, heavily worn, with considerable soiling. Contents in good condition for age, with some soiling and marks, outer lower corner damaged. A collection of 150 tipped-in hand-drawn and woodblock-printed (with hand-colour) embroidery patterns for kimono and textiles, on washi, by an unknown artist. Many of the intricate designs feature traditional-style birds and flowers. Large format book probably created between the Meireki (1655-1658) and Bunkyu (1861-1864) eras. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Het gezantschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China:...Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1670. Folio. With engraved title-page, engraved author's portrait, large folding engraved map of China, 34 double-page engraved plates and views, and 110 half-page engraved illustrations in text, all in fine and strong impressions. The coats of arms of Spiegel and Witsen, apparently optional elements in the preliminaries of the Dutch, French and Latin editions, are not present. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.

      Howgego G-85, N-25; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 539; Löwendahl 147; Tiele, Bibl. 800. Third edition, in the original Dutch, of "the definitive account" (Howgego) of the embassy that the VOC (Dutch East India Company) sent to the Emperor of China, the entire trip occupying the years 1655 to 1657. Nieuhof's eyewitness account, first published in 1665, was the first extensively illustrated book describing China and is, among works on China, "bis heute eines der bedeutendsten und gesuchtesten" (Walravens). The second part gives a general description of the Chinese empire, including botany and zoology. The first part covers the East Indies and Southeast Asia before going on to China itself. Japan, Korea and Formosa appear as well.Nieuhof served as steward, artist and chronicler on Pieter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer's VOC embassy to the Chinese Emperor. The party got a more intimate view of China than almost any other Dutch visitors of the 17th century, and the breadth of Nieuhof's interests and the large number of drawings he made provided a wealth of new material that makes the present work an essential primary source.Good copy with the owners stamp of Friedrich Emanuel Hurter (b. 1787; ''Reichshistoriograff in Wien'') on the verso of the frontispiece and his signature on the first flyleaf, dated 1805.

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         Alle de wercken so ouden als nieuwe, van de heer Jacob Cats, ridder, oudt raedtpensionaris van Hollandt, &c. t'Amsterdam by Jan Jacobsz Schipper, 1655.

      Amsterdam: J. Jacobsz. Schipper, 1655. Conditie: 8,5 . Eerste editie van alle de wercken gedrukt tijdens zijn leven. Met sloten. Binding: Contemporary Full Leather Elephant Folio

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         Vita Di Ferrante Pallavicino. Scrita Da Girolamo Brussoni, L'Aggitato Accademico Incognito.

      1655. Venice, Turrini, 1655. 12mo (147 x 83 mm). 24pp. Title within double fillet border. Full-page engraved portrait of Pallavicino on title verso, signed Jac. Pi. (Giacomo Piccini). Gold-tooled green crushed morocco, sies with central grotesque tool and tiny fleurons at angles of a blind double fillet panel, spine gilt lettered with five faux raised bands, edges and turn-ins gilt, by Lortic; untrimmed. Provenance: Charles Butler (Warren Wood Hatfield bookplate); Bernard Breslauer. Repaired marginal tear in A10, grazing text; else a wonderful copy. First separate edition, second issue, dated 1655 and with the portrait, of Brusoni's brief biography of his friend Ferrante Pallavicino (1615-1644), defrocked monk, novelist, virulent anti-clerical satirist and fellow member of Loredano'Accademia degli Incognit. Pallavicino is best known for him being the only libertine of his generation to die for his beliefs. On a visit to Avignon, at the age of 28, he was imprisoned and beheaded. The author, Brusoni, was a libertine monk like Pallavicino and like him he was imprisoned for his beliefs; he spent time in a Venetion prison in 1644 for attacking the Church and its censorship of books. His fear of meeting his friend's fate made him toe the line thereafter. When he was released from prison he spent six or seven years in a monastery, in uncharacteristic silence, before publishing the present work, which lay the foundation for the exaltation of Pallavicino as libertine anti-hero. Considered by some Brusoni's best work, the Vita di Ferrante Pallaviciono floats in ambivalence, as Brusoni attempts to both exculpate his friend and distance himself from the flagrant libertinism which had led to his death. Brusoni concludes that Pallavicino, a mean of great intellegence and noble spirit, could not have written the scandalous anti-Catholic libel Il Divorzio Celeste (1643, then and now indisputably attributed to him), on of the pamphlets which may have been directly responsible for his execution. Picturesque references to the book trade abound throughout this colourful but poignant biography (the high prices fetched by Pallavicino's scurrilous manuscripts, literati who spy for the Inquisition, the pecuniary motivations of libellists, etc.). Pages 23 and 24 contain a list of Pallavicino's "permitted and prohibited works", which concludes with a reference to the burning of Pallavincino's books a the foot of the scaffold where he was beheaded. The Vita was published both separately, and probably in the same typesetting, in Pallavicino's Opere Permesse (Venice, I, Turrini, 1654-55, v vols.) The engraved portrait was apparently included in only few copies of the 1655 issue. In an inserted note, Bernard Breslauer, comments on the absence of a notorious work from Brusoni's list (a Platonic dialogue between a pederast and his student), The Alcibiade Fanciullo a Scola (1652), celebrated as 'the first homosexual novel', attributed first to Aretino, then to Pallavicino, and now considered the work of Antonio Rocco. [G. de Caro, art. DBI, 14:716 (citing a 1651 edition, apparently a ghost); Piposio, Il laberinto della verià: aspetti del romanzo libertino, 1995, pp. 18-19, 48-56. RLIN and OCLC list the separate edition at Harvard (166) and Berkeley (1654; the U. Wisconsin listing is microfiche), and the Opere Permesse at Harvard, Duke, And Boston Atheneum.

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         Album Dianae Leporicidae sive venationis leporinae leges. Ad Illustrisimum Pompnium de Believre, Supremi Galliarum Senatus Principem.

      Cadomi (Caen), Claudii Le Blanc 1655 - In-12 en parchemin. 13 ff ( titre, dédicace, et index), 105 pp. Edition originale fort rare, car cet ouvrage n'eu qu'une seule édition. Bon état de la reliure, Auréole d'une mouillure présente sur tout l'ouvrage, les derniers cahiers sont un peu lâche. Par distraction de bel esprit, Jacques Savary, de Caen (1606-1669), composa ce poème sur la chasse du lièvre d'après les préceptes de Du Fouilloux. Encouragé par le succés, Savary mit plus tard en vers Latin les règles de la chasse du renard et du blaireau (1658), du cerf, du chevreuil, du sanglier, et du loup. (cf Thiébaud) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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         Opere ...

      Bologna: HH. del Dozza, 1655. Hardcover. Near Fine. Large 4to.. 2 volumes. I: (14) ff., 48, 48 pp., (4) ff., 160 pp., (2) ff., 68, 127 pp., (2) ff., 264, 43 pp., including allegorical frontispiece signed Stefano della Bella, Villamoena portrait of Galileo, and folding engraved plate of military compass. II: (1) f., 60 pp., (8) ff., 104 pp., (2) ff., 105-156, 48 pp., (4) ff., 179, (1) pp., (1) ff., 53-106 pp., (1) f., 103-126 pp., (4) ff., 238 [i.e., 242] pp., (3) ff. Woodcut initials and diagrams. Bound in contemporary vellum, title written in ink on spine and on lower edges; usual mild discoloration and light foxing on scattered leaves; several quires browned as usual. Generally a fine, wide-margined and fresh copy. First collected edition of Galileo's works, appearing only a year after his death and of great interest for his 17th-century reception: this was the edition in which Newton and later eminent scientists read their Galileo. Included here are not only most of the seminal pieces written and published over a lifetime, including the Starry Messenger of 1610, the first work of modern observational astronomy, but additional publications and letters by both supporters and antagonists. Together in one work they offer a veritable panorama of scientific activity in Italy during the first half of the seventeenth century, and are critical for the history of the formation of Galileo's text. The Opera contains many unpublished or little-known items provided to the editors by Vincenzo Viviani, Galileo's friend and disciple. Among them are a number of Galileo's hitherto unpublished letters and experiments and the La Bilancetta, his first scientific work, written in 1586. Both the Dialogo and the letter to Christina di Lorena were censored and are, therefore, omitted. A contemporary hand noted on the final flyleaf of Vol. 2, "La lettura de discorsi legati insieme è interdetta" ("The reading of the discourses bound together is forbidden."). * Cinti 132; Riccardi I.518-19.

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         Nigritarum Regio

      Amsterdam 1655 - Carta geografica tratta dall'edizione latina del "Atlas Major". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, alcune bruniture della carta, in buono stato di conservazione. West Africa from latin edition of Blaeu's Atlas Major. Dimensioni 575 390mm

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         Catalogus centuriae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum, &c. Uppsala, Johan Henrik Werner (printer to the University), 1706. 4to. Later paper wrappers.

      Almqvist, Sveriges bibliogr. litteratur 2838; Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 113 note. Catalogue of the collection of 126 Persian, Arabian, Turkish, Greek, Latin and other books and manuscripts donated to the Library of the University of Uppsala by the diplomat Johan Gabriel Sparwenfeld (1655-1727). The main series of manuscripts, described in great detail, includes 41 in Arabic, Persian and Turkish, 8 in Greek (one dating back to the eighth century) and 12 in Latin and modern European languages. These are followed by 42 printed books including 2 in Chinese, several in Arabic, the 1581 Ostrog Bible and several other exotic languages. A few more manuscripts (mostly Arabic) are added at the end, plus an unnumbered geographic manuscript in Chinese (3 volumes). This is the earliest catalogue of the Uppsala University Library's collections and it was compiled by the Swedish scholars Eric Benzelius the younger and Olaus Celsius the elder.In very good condition, with only occasional very slight foxing, wholly untrimmed. A remarkable catalogue of an extraordinary library, especially rich in Arabic manuscripts.

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         Het gezantschap der Neêrlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, den tegenwoordigen keizer van China:...Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1670. Folio. With engraved title-page, engraved author's portrait, large folding engraved map of China, 34 double-page engraved plates and views, and 110 half-page engraved illustrations in text, all in fine and strong impressions. The coats of arms of Spiegel and Witsen, apparently optional elements in the preliminaries of the Dutch, French and Latin editions, are not present. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.

      Howgego G-85, N-25; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 539; Löwendahl 147; Tiele, Bibl. 800. Third edition, in the original Dutch, of "the definitive account" (Howgego) of the embassy that the VOC (Dutch East India Company) sent to the Emperor of China, the entire trip occupying the years 1655 to 1657. Nieuhof's eyewitness account, first published in 1665, was the first extensively illustrated book describing China and is, among works on China, "bis heute eines der bedeutendsten und gesuchtesten" (Walravens). The second part gives a general description of the Chinese empire, including botany and zoology. The first part covers the East Indies and Southeast Asia before going on to China itself. Japan, Korea and Formosa appear as well.Nieuhof served as steward, artist and chronicler on Pieter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer's VOC embassy to the Chinese Emperor. The party got a more intimate view of China than almost any other Dutch visitors of the 17th century, and the breadth of Nieuhof's interests and the large number of drawings he made provided a wealth of new material that makes the present work an essential primary source.Good copy with the owners stamp of Friedrich Emanuel Hurter (b. 1787; ''Reichshistoriograff in Wien'') on the verso of the frontispiece and his signature on the first flyleaf, dated 1805.

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         Germania Topo-chrono-stemmato-graphica sacra et prophana. In qua brevi compendio regnorum et provinciarum eiusdem amplitudo, situs et qualitas designantur; chronologica dein relatione... Germanae demum nobilitatis eminentia commendatur & tabulis variis Stemmatographicis...

      Ioannis Praetorii, Augusta Vindecolorum, 1655. 4 parti con proprio frontespizio legate in unico volume ([6], 151 p.; [2], 64 p; [2], 97 p.; [2], 282, [36] p.), 33 cm, perg. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. All'ultima parte numerosi stemmi nobiliari in xilografia con alberi genealogici. First volume in a massive genealogical work that eventually consisted of four volumes. This volume contains the genealogies of some of the most famous rulers and nobility of Germany and of the Holy Roman Empire, shown in graphic form with dozens of woodcut coats of arms. Period binding in pergamin. Complete copy of this volume.

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         A Queens Delight or the Art of Preserving, Conserving and Candying; As Also A Right knowledge of making Perfumes, and Distilling the most excellent Waters. [London], Printed for Nathaniel Brook, at the Angell in Cornhill, 1655.

      ie, Part 2 of The Queens Closet Opened, 1655. 12mo. L-O12 P4. Complete in itself, with index, and index of part 1 bound in at end along with an advertisement leaf. Modern calf. Wing M96.

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         1655 Julius Caesar WAR Commentaries ROME Gaul Military Tactics Rerum ab Gestarum

      London, : Printed by R. Daniel, and are to be sold by Henry Tvvyford in Vine-Court Middle Temple, Nathaniel Ekins at the Gunne in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Iohn Place at Furnivalls Inne Gate in Holburn., 1655. - 1655 Julius Caesar WAR Commentaries ROME Gaul Military Tactics Rerum ab Gestarum ENGLISH FOLIO filled with Double Page Plates! “If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it!” – Julius Caesar Julius Caesar’s war commentaries are some of the most prolific military writings! While not specifically known for his writing, Julius Caesar wrote this book which would become a mainstay in the Latin literature canon. It focuses on first-hand account of Julius Caesar in the Callic wars, but it was written as though from a third-person view. This rare 1655 English edition includes five dedicatory poems of Clement Edmonds and a detailed added title page. Item number: #429 Price: $ 1750 CAESAR, Julius; EDMONDS, Clement The commentaries of C. Julius Caesar, : of his warres in Gallia, and the civile warres betwixt him and Pompey. London, : Printed by R. Daniel, and are to be sold by Henry Tvvyford in Vine-Court Middle Temple, Nathaniel Ekins at the Gunne in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Iohn Place at Furnivalls Inne Gate in Holburn., 1655. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [44], 196, [2], 142, 10, [2] p., [24] leaves of plates o signatures: (a)--(e)⁴, B-Z⁴, 2A-2V⁴, 2X², 3A⁴ o Pages 92-93 (leaves N2v-N3r)--misnumbered 94-95. • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • Contains: o Commentaries of C. Julius Caesar / Translated by Clement Edmondes o Life of Caesar and an account of his medalls -- o Observations upon Caesars comentaries. / By Clement Edmondes o Continuation of the warres in Gallia / A. Hirtius Pansa o Manner of our modern training, or tactick practise / Clement Edmondes. • Language: English • Provenance: Cha Leeson Prince • Size: ~12in X 8in (30cm x 20cm) 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! Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia thet är all then Helga Skrifft på Swensko, effter thens högtuplyste..doct. Martin Lutheri version, och förre bibliens text oförändradt...cum gratia & privilegio S.R.M. Sveciae. Etc.

      Bok. Ignatius Meurer, Stockholm 1655. Samtida skinnband. 44+622 sidor (av 628). Titelblad saknas (finns som faximil), liksom några sidor på slutet. Bakre skinnöverdrag saknas. Ryggen lagad med skinnstuvar. Inlagan något mörknad och inledningsvis med nötta kanter. Annars i gott skick.

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