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        Germano- Samatia in qua Poluli maires Venedi, et Aestiaei, Peucini, et Bastarnae..

      Paris 1655. Karte zeigt gesamt Polen mit teilweise Lithauen und Rumänien, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 38,5 x 55. Zustand: Perfekt

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        RECUEIL GENERAL des TITRES, concernant les Fonctions, Rangs, Dignitez, Séances et Privilèges des charges des Présidens Trésoriers de France, Généraux des Finances, & Grands Voyers des generalitez du Royaume

      André Chovqvevx 1655 - Tiré des ordonnances royaux, edits, déclarations,réglemens et arrefts des conseils du Roy, et des registres des cours et compagnies souveraines. Ouvrage tres-vtile et nécessaire a tovs juges, magistrats, officiers de finances, avocats et autres perfonnes fuiuant le conseil, cours et juridictions de ce royaume. Paris, André Choqueux, 1655, in-folio, reliure plein veau marron, dos 6 nerfs, caissons ornés,nombreuses lettrines et culs-de-lampe, Rarissime édition originale de cet ouvrage très recherché.1251 pages + XXVII de table des matières. Rousseurs, mors fendus, coins légèrement émoussés. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le secretaire a la mode. Augmenté d'une instruction d'escrire des lettres; cy devant non imprimée. Plus d'un recueil de lettres morales des plus beaux esprits de ce temps. Et des compliments de la langue françoise.

      1655 - Amsterdam, J. Janssen, 1655. 16:o. Extra engraved titleleaf,3-492,(10,2 blank) pp. Small contemporary vellum with fragment of a handwritten title. Boards and spine soiled. Rear joint with a small crack. Dampstains in the upper margin and text throughout. Occasional small stains, for example on pp. 36 and 48. Minor loss of paper in the lower margin on p. 187. A popular manual reprinted several times. Another edition was printed the same year by Elzevir. On p. 417 with a title page of its own: "Les complimens de la langue francoise, par N. N. Derniere edition revenuë & corrigée. Amsterdam, J. Janssen, 1655". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pansebeia [Greek letters]: or, A View of all Religions in the World:

      London: printed by T[homas]. C[hilde]. for John Saywell, and are to be sold at his shop,, 1655. With the severall Church-Governments, from the Creation, to these Times. Also, a Discovery of all known Heresies in all Ages and Places: and choice Observations and Reflections throughout the whole. The second Edition, Enlarged and Perfected, by Alexander Ross. To which are annexed, The Lives, Actions, and Ends of certain Notorious Hereticks. With their Effigies in Copper Plates. Octavo (162 × 109 mm) in two parts. Contemporary calf, double blind rules, raised bands, old paper spine label lettered by hand, unlined. Frontispiece portrait of the author (A1v) by Lombart, engraved printer's device on general title page and internal title page, second part with 17 engraved portraits in the text. Rubbed, three corners worn, fresh and clean internally, an excellent copy in an unrestored contemporary binding. Alexander Ross (1591–1654), chaplain-in-ordinary to Charles I, was a prolific religious writer, perhaps best remembered now for his first translation into English of the Qur'an (1649). First published in 1653, his Pansebeia is here expanded by the addition of a second part, "Apocalypsis: or, The revelation of certain notorious advancers of heresie: ... translated out of the Latine by J.D." (Wing R1944), a translation by John Davies of the anonymous "Apocalypsis insignium aliquot haeresiarcharum", with separate title page dated 1655 and separate pagination beginning on 3B1r. The work includes portraits of the principal Dutch and German Anabaptists, as well as Michael Servetus, Arius, and the Prophet Muhammad.

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        Estats de la couronne de Pologne ou sont les Royaume de Pologne....,Duches de Lithuaniem Volhynie, Podolie & de l'Ukraine

      Paris 1655. Karte zeigt gesamt Polen mit teilweise Lithauen und der Ukraine, 1. Ausgabe, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 42,5 x 57. Zustand: Rand oben und unten ergänzt

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        THE COMMENTARIES OF C. JULIUS CAESAR, Of his Warres in Gallia, and the Civile Warres betwixt him and Pompey. Translated into English: With Many excellent and judicious observations Thereupon:

      London, R. Daniel, 1655.. As also The Art of our Modern Training, or, Tactick Practice; Whereunto is adjoyned the Eighth Commentary of the Warres in Gallia (by A. Hirtius Pansa); with some short Observations upon it. Together with the Life of Caesar, and an Account of his Medalls. FOURTH EDITION 1655, revised, corrected and enlarged, translated with observations by Clement Edmonds. 4to, approximately 275 x 175 mm, 11 x 7 inches, additional engraved architectural title page, engraved portrait of Caesar, 14 engraved plates of which 9 are either folding or double page, woodcut historiated initials and head- and tailpieces, pages: [48], 196, [2]; 142; 10, (2), "Observations upon Caesars Commentaries of the civile warres betwixt him and Pompey," by Clement Edmunds and "A continuation of the warres in Gallia, beginning where Caesar left, and deducing the history to the time of the civile warres," written by Hirtius Pansa each has a special title page, register and pagination is continuous, register restarts for the 10 pages of the "Manner of our Modern Training or Tactick Practise", final leaf is blank, bound in full antique calf, panelled in blind, rebacked to style, raised bands, blind rules, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges speckled red, previous endpapers retained, inner hinges neatly strengthened. Boards slightly marked, corners very slightly worn, signs of bookplate removal on front pastedown, ink name on front endpaper, small light stain and tiny chip to margin of engraved title page, stain repeated on printed title, occasional small light stains to text, few ink spots to 3 pages with loss of a few letters, all still easily understandable, 1 brief ink note in the margin, a little underlining in pencil and 6 small corrections to text in the Life of Caesar, 1 page dusty, small closed tear to 1 page with neat repair, no loss of text, some fore-edge margins trimmed with loss in places of part of side-notes, 1 single page plate slightly shaved, 1 folding plate repaired neatly on the fold on reverse and slightly browned on the fold on recto, small closed tear to margin of 1 plate. Text block tight and firm. A very good copy. The interesting plates show battle formations, battles, soldiers and horses, sieges, ships at harbour, Roman camps, Caesar's medals. Sir Clement Edmonds (or Edmondes) (1564-1622) was educated at Oxford and became clerk to the Privy Council of James I of England. He had a high reputation for learning and as a writer on military art. His Observations upon Caesar's Commentaries were first puiblished in 1600. See Cockle, A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642, No. 71. "This excellent and well-known exposition of Caesar was always popular. The text is divided into short chapters with critical and explanatory notes to each". With commendatory poems by William Camden, Samuel Daniel, Josuah Sylvester and Ben Jonson (2) on leaf a4. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        PORTA MOSIS SIVE DISSERTATIONES ALIQUOT

      Oxford: H. Hall & R. Davis 1655, 1655. First edition. First edition of this early edition of the great Jewish philosopher with text printed in both LATIN AND HEBREW being the first book printed at Oxford with Hebrew type. Bound with APPENDIX NOTARUM MISCELLANEA. Bound in full contemporary vellum. Old staining throughout across lower half of pages; however the text is complete and perfectly legible. Collates as follows: 2 blank leaves; i-xxiv; 1-355; i-iv; 1-436; i-xxviii; 3 final blanks. Small 1/4-inch chip to vellum at crown of spine. text is printed in parallel columns of Latin and Hebrew-Arabic script. Maimonides' commentary on the Mishnah with annotations by Edward Pococke.

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        The Lusiad, or Portugals Historicall Poem; Written in the Portingall Language by Luis de Camoens, and now newly put into English by Richard Fanshaw, Esq.

      London, printed for Humphrey Moseley, 1655.. Folio. (22), 224 pp., plus full-page engraved portraits of Prince Henry the Navigator and Vasco de Gama. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Camoens with verses below. 20th-century red morocco, gilt with all edges gilt and gilt inner dentelles by Bayntun.. The first English-language edition of the epic poem of Portuguese exploration, a monument of Portuguese literature, and a work that gave a Homeric form to Renaissance-era travels and discoveries. "The 'Lusiads', as a synthesis of national sentiment and literary development, stands unchallenged as the epic of the Portuguese nation, and it celebrates more than anything else the voyage of Da Gama and the intrepid bravery of the Portuguese on land and sea" (Lach). Camoens' work was first published in Lisbon in 1572. In the early 1530s the great Portuguese historian, Joao de Barros, most famous for his "Decadas de Asia", called for an epic poem of Portuguese exploration and discovery. That call was answered later in the century by Luis de Camoens (1524-80). Camoens was educated in a monastic school in Coimbra, and produced poetry and plays at a young age. In his early twenties he was banished from Lisbon after producing a play thought to be disparaging of the royal family. He served as a soldier in the Portuguese forces besieging Ceuta in North Africa, where he lost an eye. Camoens returned to Lisbon in 1550, but found himself in more trouble, and was pardoned by the King on condition that he serve the Crown in India for five years. He arrived at Goa in late 1553 and stayed there briefly before joining an expedition to the Malabar Coast. Later he participated in a campaign against pirates on the shores of Arabia. In 1556 he left Goa again for the East Indies, taking part in the military occupation of Macao, where he remained for many months. On his return trip to India, Camoens was shipwrecked off the Mekong and wandered in Cambodia before getting to Malacca and eventually back to Goa. He did not return to Lisbon until 1570. Camoens' inspiration for his epic poem, composed in ten Cantos, was Virgil's 'Aeneid'. Camoens made explorer Vasco de Gama his hero, using his exploits as a way to glorify the achievements of the Portuguese nation, the "sons of Lusus" (the mythical first settler of Portugal). Camoens likely wrote parts of Cantos III and IV, which deal with Portuguese history, before his departure for the East, but Lach and others make a convincing case that the bulk of the poem could only have been written after Camoens had his long firsthand experience in India and Asia. Indeed, Camoens wrote much of the work while in the East. Cantos VII to X deal most directly with Asia, beginning with Da Gama's arrival in India and ending with his return to Portugal. Canto X also includes references to Mexico and Brazil. "The Lusiad" is a fine description not only of Portuguese exploits in the East, but also of the flora and fauna of Asia and India, the ethnographic details of the peoples there, and of the geography of the region, informed by Camoens' own experiences as well as familiarity with Ptolemy and Barros. The "Lusiad" was immensely popular upon its publication in 1579, appearing in several Portuguese and Spanish editions, and serving as a source for Linschoten in the preparation of his "Itinerario" in 1595. Camoens' epic poem not only sang the praises of the Portuguese nation, it also appealed to Christian Europe in calling for a common crusade against Turkish and Muslim Asia. "The 'Lusiads' is indeed the national poem par excellence and the supreme epic of Portugal's conquests in the East [...] In its stately grandeur, the 'Lusiads' is to Portuguese poetry what Barros' 'Decades' are to Portuguese prose. Their national literature never again reached such heights, nor has the literature of any other country writings to surpass these two masterpieces in their special fields" (Penrose). "The 'Lusiads' is a synthesis of all the elements included in the reality and myth of Portugal's overseas expansion. It captures the heroism and the suffering, the glory and the disillusionment, the generosity and the avarice which characterized the national enterprise. The author himself was the only major Portuguese poet to participate personally in the voyage, the wars, and the rigors of life in Asia. His epic successfully combines the personal with the national experience and provides thereby an intelligible, individualistic expression of the collective enterprise in which Portuguese of all walks of life had engaged either directly or indirectly" (Lach). - Minor toning and soiling to text, but generally quite clean. A most important work of epic poetry and of the literature of overseas expansion and the exploration of Asia. - Howgego I, C27. Penrose, Travel and Discovery in the Renaissance, p.72- 73, 289-90. Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe II.2, p.149-60. European Americana 655/30. Streeter Sale 41. Wither to Prior 349. Pforzheimer 362. Wing C-397. Graesse II, 27.

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        Tychonis Brahei, equitis dani, Astronomorum Coryphaei, Vita. Accessit Nicolai Copernici, Georgii Peurbachii, & Joannis Regiomontani, astronomorum celebrium, vita

      The Hague. Good. 1655. Second (corrected) edition. Hardcover. Full sheep with embossed celestial angles. Lacks frontis portrait; light moisture mark pp.131-232 (see final image); chip to head of spine; lacking corner to index page not affecting text; otherwise Very Good. Includes bright engraving of Copernicus as frontis to his vita. Half title in red and black. Painted edges. Contains unpaginated double page plate " tabula ascensionum rectarum" loosely inserted between p. 176-177. Floriated initials; woodcut illustrations. ; Octavo; LX, 373, [11] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        THE COMMENTARIES OF C. JULIUS CAESAR, Of his Warres in Gallia, and the Civile Warres betwixt him and Pompey. Translated into English: With Many excellent and judicious observations Thereupon:

      London, R. Daniel, 1655.As also The Art of our Modern Training, or, Tactick Practice; Whereunto is adjoyned the Eighth Commentary of the Warres in Gallia (by A. Hirtius Pansa); with some short Observations upon it. Together with the Life of Caesar, and an Account of his Medalls. FOURTH EDITION 1655, revised, corrected and enlarged, translated with observations by Clement Edmonds. 4to, approximately 275 x 175 mm, 11 x 7 inches, additional engraved architectural title page, engraved portrait of Caesar, 14 engraved plates of which 9 are either folding or double page, woodcut historiated initials and head - and tailpieces, pages: [48], 196, [2]; 142; 10, (2), "Observations upon Caesars Commentaries of the civile warres betwixt him and Pompey," by Clement Edmunds and "A continuation of the warres in Gallia, beginning where Caesar left, and deducing the history to the time of the civile warres," written by Hirtius Pansa each has a special title page, register and pagination is continuous, register restarts for the 10 pages of the "Manner of our Modern Training or Tactick Practise", final leaf is blank, bound in full antique calf, panelled in blind, rebacked to style, raised bands, blind rules, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges speckled red, previous endpapers retained, inner hinges neatly strengthened. Boards slightly marked, corners very slightly worn, signs of bookplate removal on front pastedown, ink name on front endpaper, small light stain and tiny chip to margin of engraved title page, stain repeated on printed title, occasional small light stains to text, few ink spots to 3 pages with loss of a few letters, all still easily understandable, 1 brief ink note in the margin, a little underlining in pencil and 6 small corrections to text in the Life of Caesar, 1 page dusty, small closed tear to 1 page with neat repair, no loss of text, some fore - edge margins trimmed with loss in places of part of side - notes, 1 single page plate slightly shaved, 1 folding plate repaired neatly on the fold on reverse and slightly browned on the fold on recto, small closed tear to margin of 1 plate. Text block tight and firm. A very good copy. The interesting plates show battle formations, battles, soldiers and horses, sieges, ships at harbour, Roman camps, Caesar's medals. Sir Clement Edmonds (or Edmondes) (1564 - 1622) was educated at Oxford and became clerk to the Privy Council of James I of England. He had a high reputation for learning and as a writer on military art. His Observations upon Caesar's Commentaries were first puiblished in 1600. See Cockle, A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642, No. 71. "This excellent and well - known exposition of Caesar was always popular. The text is divided into short chapters with critical and explanatory notes to each". With commendatory poems by William Camden, Samuel Daniel, Josuah Sylvester and Ben Jonson (2) on leaf a4. 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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        The Lusiad, or Portugals historicall poem.London, Humphrey Moseley [printed by Thomas Newcombe], 1655. Folio (28×18.5×2 cm). With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, engraved full-length portraits of Vasco de Gama and Prince Henry the Navigator. Early 20th-century gold-tooled red morocco by George Bayntun (1873-1940) in Bath.

      Alden & Landis 655/30; ESTC R18836; Howgego I, C27; Lach II.2, pp.149-60; Penrose, pp.72- 73, 289-90; Streeter 41. First English-language edition of the great epic poem of Portuguese exploration, a monument of Portuguese literature that gave a Homeric aura to Renaissance voyages of discovery and colonial conquests. In mythology Lusus, a son or companion of Bacchus, is said to have founded Lusitania, approximately corresponding to the modern kingdom of Portugal, so the Portuguese heroes of the epic are called Luciads. "The 'Lusiads', as a synthesis of national sentiment and literary development, stands unchallenged as the epic of the Portuguese nation, and it celebrates more than anything else the voyage of Da Gama and the intrepid bravery of the Portuguese on land and sea" (Lach).It gives a fine description not only of Portuguese exploits in the East, but also of the flora and fauna of Asia and India, the ethnographic details of the peoples there, and the geography of the region, informed by Camões's own experiences as well as his familiarity with Ptolemy and Barros.Slightly browned and with some mostly marginal tears repaired, otherwise in good condition. The binding has a minor surface crack at the head of the joint of the front board and an occasional tiny scuff mark at the extremities but is otherwise in fine condition. An epic poem forming a classic of Portuguese literature and of the literature of overseas expansion and the exploration of Asia, by an author with years of experience in Portuguese Asia.

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        Germania Topo-chrono-stemmatographica sacra et profana. In qua brevi compendio regnorum et provinciarum eiusdem amplitudo, situs et qualitas designantur; chronologica dein relatione, sacra profanae Historiae utiliter commiscetur, & juxta varios rerum describuntur. ... Germanae demum nobilitatis eminentia commendatur & tabulis variis Stemmatographicis.....docentur, & generationes deducuntur. 3 Bde. (1, 2 und 4, von 4).

      Augsburg, Praetorius, 1655 (Bd. 1), Ulm, Görlin, 1662 (Bd. 2) und Ulm, Kühnen, 1678.. Bd. 1: 5 Bl., 151, 64, 97, 282 S., 18 Bl. Mit 4 Titelbl., einigen gest. Vignetten u. vielen gest. Wappendarstellungen im Text; Bd. 2: 8 Bl., 423 S., 155 Bl., 347 S., 17 Bl. Mit Titelkupfer, 40 Kupfertaf. m. Portr. d. Herrscherinnen u. Herrscher, zahlr. Wappenabb. im Text u. mehreren Vignetten; Bd. 4: 4 Bl. (darunter Titelbl. in Rot u. Schwarz), 32, 527 S. Mit zahlr. Wappenabb.. im Text. Alle 3 Bde. im Folio-Format (ca. 32 x 20 cm). Pgmt. d. Zt. mit Gebrauchsspuren und etwas beschäd. (nur Bd. 2 - Bde. 1 u. 4 m. goldgepr. Rückenschild und gut erhalten).. Gabriel Bucelinus (Buzlin) wurde 1599 in Diessenhofen in Thurgau geboren. Schon mit 13 Jahren trat er dem Benediktinerorden im Kloster Weingarten (Baden-Württemberg) bei, studierte Phlios. u. Theologie in Dillingen a. d. Donau und unterrichtete danach in seinem Heimatkloster Weingarten Geisteswissenschaften. Nach dem Ende des Dreißigjährigen Kriegs ließ er sich im Kloster St. Johann in Feldkirch / Vorarlberg nieder, wirkte dort als Prior, wo er auch sein Hauptwerk "Germania topo-chrono-stemmatographica" schuf. Hier behandelt Buzlin die Stammbäume der angesehensten Mitglieder des Klerus und des Adels aus dem gesamten Heiligen Römischen Reich Deutscher Nation, die er in langjährigen Forschungen und dank zahlreichen Kontakten zu vielen adeligen Familien zusammenstellte. 1681 erkrankte Buzlin und zog sich in sein Heimatkloster Weingarten zurück, wo er nach wenigen Monaten starb. - Kupfertitel des ersten Bandes fehlt, Bd. 2 u. 4 nur mit gedrucktem Titel. Bd. 1 stellenw. leicht gebräunt od. fleckig; Bd. 2 am Anfang etwas gebräunt, stellenw. stärker; mehrere Bl. m. Wurmspuren am weißen Rand, der Einband auffallend schlechter erhalten als bei Bdn. 1 u. 4, Bd. 4 überhaupt gut erhalten.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. J. Somer n. N. Sanson d' Abbeville b. Mariette, "Basse Aethiopie qui Comprend les Royaume de Congo, Coste et Pays des Cafres, Empires du Monomotapa, et Monoemugi. La Coste deca le Cap Negre, ... Madagascar ... 1655".

      . dat. 1655, 41,5 x 55. Pastoureau, Sanson V E. - Die Titelkartusche befindet sich oben mittig. Die Karte zeigt Afrika südlich des Äquators. Im Osten die Insel Madagaskar.

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        THE COMMENTARIES OF C. JULIUS CAESAR, Of his Warres in Gallia, and the Civile Warres betwixt him and Pompey. Translated into English: With Many excellent and judicious observations Thereupon:

      London, R. Daniel, 1655.As also The Art of our Modern Training, or, Tactick Practice; Whereunto is adjoyned the Eighth Commentary of the Warres in Gallia (by A. Hirtius Pansa); with some short Observations upon it. Together with the Life of Caesar, and an Account of his Medalls. FOURTH EDITION 1655, revised, corrected and enlarged, translated with observations by Clement Edmonds. 4to, 275 x 175 mm, 11 x 7 inches, additional engraved architectural title page, engraved portrait of Caesar, 14 engraved plates of which 9 are either folding or double page, woodcut historiated initials and head - and tailpieces, pages [48], 196, [2]; 142; 10, (2), "Observations upon Caesars Commentaries of the civile warres betwixt him and Pompey," by Clement Edmunds and "A continuation of the warres in Gallia, beginning where Caesar left, and deducing the history to the time of the civile warres," written by Hirtius Pansa each has a special title page, register and pagination is continuous, register restarts for the 10 pages of the "Manner of our Modern Training or Tactick Practise", final leaf is blank, bound in full antique calf, panelled in blind, rebacked to style, raised bands, blind rules, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges speckled red, previous endpapers retained, inner hinges neatly strengthened. Boards slightly marked, corners very slightly worn, signs of bookplate removal on front pastedown, ink name on front endpaper, small light stain and tiny chip to margin of engraved title page, stain repeated on printed title, occasional small light stains to text, few ink spots to 3 pages with loss of a few letters, all still easily understandable, 1 brief ink note in the margin, a little underlining in pencil and 6 small corrections to text in the Life of Caesar, 1 page dusty, small closed tear to 1 page with neat repair, no loss of text, some fore - edge margins trimmed with loss in places of part of side - notes, 1 single page plate slightly shaved, 1 folding plate repaired neatly on the fold on reverse and slightly browned on the fold on recto, small closed tear to margin of 1 plate. Text block tight and firm. A very good copy. The interesting plates show battle formations, battles, soldiers and horses, sieges, ships at harbour, Roman camps, Caesar's medals. Sir Clement Edmonds (or Edmondes) (1564 - 1622) was educated at Oxford and became clerk to the Privy Council of James I of England. He had a high reputation for learning and as a writer on military art. His Observations upon Caesar's Commentaries were first puiblished in 1600. See Cockle, A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642, No. 71. "This excellent and well - known exposition of Caesar was always popular. The text is divided into short chapters with critical and explanatory notes to each". With commendatory poems by William Camden, Samuel Daniel, Josuah Sylvester and Ben Jonson (2) on leaf a4. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Novus Atlas Sinensis

      Amsterdam: Joannes Blaeu, 1655. Large folio, with a hand-coloured title-page highlighted in gold, 17 engraved double-page maps in contemporary hand-colouring; some slight browning to maps as usual (chiefly to their blank versos); endpapers renewed; original Dutch vellum, ornately gilt; hand-coloured engraved portrait of Johannes Bracherius mounted on front pastedown perhaps indicating early ownership. The great Blaeu atlas of China: the fifteen Ming provinces. The Italian Jesuit missionary Martino Martini's superb mapping of China, produced by the great Amsterdam cartographic publisher Joan Blaeu, who later incorporated it as a volume in the huge Blaeu publication of maps of the world, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The magnificent title-page, with Hercules opening a massive door to reveal a Chinese landscape and delightful angels unrolling a scroll to reveal the geography of China and another group marking it on the globe, is followed by a general map and maps of each of the fifteen provinces into which Ming China was divided. Unlike most other Blaeu maps, those here do not have any text on their reverse sides. With its text in Latin, this was the first edition of the greatest early atlas of the Chinese empire and 'extremely valuable in presenting Europe with an accurate geographic picture of the Middle Kingdom. Based as [the maps] were on Chinese maps, they rectified much of the erroneous information concerning China's interior geography… The first of the seventeen maps is a map of the entire Chinese empire, followed by a general description of China and its inhabitants. Individual maps of Ming China's fifteen provinces follow, each accompanied by detailed descriptions. Finally there is a map and brief description of Japan. Martini apparently based his maps and description to a large extent on the "Mongol Atlas" compiled by Zhu Siben about 1311-12 and later revised by Luo Hongxian (1504-64). Although Martini had travelled widely in China and had apparently surveyed parts of it, the maps in his Novus Atlas Sinensis were almost entirely derived from the revised "Mongol Atlas". Even so, these were the most accurate maps available during the century, and together with Martini's provincial descriptions, the atlas provided more geographical information about China than became available during the following two centuries…' (Lowendahl). Reed and Demattè have noted (China on Paper, Getty Research Institute, 2007, catalogue number 25) that 'Martino Martini's Novus Atlas Sinensis was the first atlas and geography of China to be published in Europe. The seventeen maps are noteworthy for their accuracy, remarkable for the time, but also for their highly decorative cartouches featuring vignettes depicting regional dress, activities and animals. Along with the maps, the volume contains 171 pages of Latin text by Martini comprising a preface on the Far East and descriptions of each province in China as well as the Liaodong and Korean peninsulas and Japan… [It] marked the beginning of a flood of illustrated works and translations on China in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, many of which cite Martini's atlas as a source. In addition, it is one of the first true Sino-European publications, based on Chinese land surveys, but presenting geographic data in a highly visual European cartographic format…'. This is an example of the second printing of the first edition, slightly revised, with the privilege dated 1655; editions in Spanish, Dutch, French and German based on this original Latin version appeared in the next few years.

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        The History of that Great and Renowned Monarchy of China

      London: E. Tyler for John Crook, 1655. Quarto, with two portrait frontispieces, engraved costume plate and folding map, and an engraved map in the text; small paper flaw affecting one leaf yet an excellent copy with the single contents leaf (not noted in the collation by Lust) and advertisement leaf bound in; contemporary speckled calf, spine ornamented in gilt; joints worn but firm, small loss to head of spine. Southern China in the early 17th century. First English edition of Semedo's very important study of China (first published as Relatione della grande monarchia della Cina in 1643) with the section describing the Manchu conquest of China based on Martini's De bello Tartarico historia of 1654. 'Alvarez Semedo (1586-1658) was the Portuguese Procurador General for China. He first arrived in China in 1613. Unlike other Jesuits, he remained in the south of China except for a visit to Xi'an in 1625, where he was the first European to examine the newly discovered Nestorian Tablet which had remained buried for centuries. In 1640 he wrote a detailed report in Italian to publicize the Jesuit mission in China. It is from this rare book that can be obtained very important information about Semedo's fascinating account on other important religions: the Muslim and Jewish communities in Ming dynasty in China. Semedo was the first European to describe in Europe the preparation and benefits of tea as a beverage. He wrote his original manuscript in Goa in 1638. It was first published in Spanish in 1642 by Manuel de Faria y Sousa. Martino Martini (1614-1661), an Italian Jesuit, also spent many years in China. His History was the first detailed information and the best-known description of the Manchu conquest available to Europeans during the seventeenth century. Martini's History was translated from Latin by Gilbert Girault and was first published separately in 1654. 'This work contains a general description of Chinese society (Part I) and deals with the foreign missions (part II) and with the Manchu campaigns (part III). 'The French translation of both texts is the work of Louis Coulon'. (Bibliotheca Wittockiana, Western Travellers in China, 2009).

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        Triumpho de Maria Santissima. Declarase el modo de su preservacion de la culpa original y el lugar que tuvo en el orden de Gracia.

      Sevilla, por Iuan Lorenço Machado, 1655 - 30x21 cm. 18 hojas, inclusive portadilla, portada con ancha orla tipográfica. 156 folios, 6 hojas. 1 lámina a doble hoja grabada al cobre. Pergamino de la época rotulado en el lomo. Un taladro de polilla en el margen interior, sin importancia. Papel grueso y blanco. Interior limpio de manchas. Edición original y rara con la preciosa lámina simbolista grabada por el artista Gregorio Fortsman en 1654, tiene unas medidas de 27x35cm. y representa un procesión por el interior de la catedral de Sevilla. Este grabado no es citado en el libro "El grabado en España", vol. I. de Carrete-Cremades-Bozal, y suele faltar en los ejemplares que se conocen. Palau 309.698, tampoco cita esta lámina.

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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: [14], 1 - 285, some misnumbering but catch words correct, rebound in full panelled calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new endpapers and pastedowns. 6 pages including frontispiece have offset from images to text, 3 tips of corners torn with slight loss, not affecting text, 1 margin torn with loss affecting the first few words to 7 lines of text, last page has tiny neat repair to blank side, some pale age - browning, occasional brown and dusty marks, 2 margins have a little old ink scribble, not affecting text, occasional small nick to margins, otherwise a 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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        Vita Di Ferrante Pallavicino. Scrita Da Girolamo Brussoni, L'Aggitato Accademico Incognito

      , 1655. 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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        Fine portrait engraving by Johann Friedrich Fleischberger after Daniel Preissler

      N.d., but after 1655. 172 x 138 mm. + wide margins. Some light spotting, but in very good condition overall. Taped to mount at upper corners of verso. . A German composer and organist, Kindermann's "was the most imaginative and adventurous music written in Nuremberg in the 17th century: he adopted all possible means for the expressive setting of a text. He is important too in the teacher–pupil tradition in 17th-century Nuremberg that began with his teacher Johann Staden and continued through Kindermann to his foremost pupils Heinrich Schwemmer and Georg Caspar Wecker, who taught Johann Krieger and Johann Pachelbel." Harold E. Samuel in Grove online Reproduced in TNG Vol. 10 p. 62 and in MGG Vol. 7 col. 908.

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        V. Livre des chansons

      Ballard, Paris 1655 - In-12. [143 X 98 mm] Collation : 46, (1) ff., 1 bl. Demi-veau brun, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.). Cinquième livre des chansons pour danser et pour boire. Frontispice gravé, musique gravée et texte en regard. Très rare.

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        Fine portrait engraving by Johann Friedrich Fleischberger after Daniel Preissler.

      - A German composer and organist, Kindermann's "was the most imaginative and adventurous music written in Nuremberg in the 17th century: he adopted all possible means for the expressive setting of a text. He is important too in the teacher–pupil tradition in 17th-century Nuremberg that began with his teacher Johann Staden and continued through Kindermann to his foremost pupils Heinrich Schwemmer and Georg Caspar Wecker, who taught Johann Krieger and Johann Pachelbel." Harold E. Samuel in Grove onlineReproduced in TNG Vol. 10 p. 62 and in MGG Vol. 7 col. 908. N.d., but after 1655. 172 x 138 mm. + wide margins. Some light spotting, but in very good condition overall. Taped to mount at upper corners of verso.

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        "A Liege (sic), Et se trouve dans tous les Bibliotheques des Religieux & Religieuses de tout l'Univers, 1000000". O.O., ca. 1700. 12mo. (13,5 : 8 cm). Mit Titel- und einigen Schlussvignetten in Holzschnitt. XXIV, 286 S. Brauner Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rotem Lederrückenschild mit Goldprägung u. großem vergold. Monogramm (CJA ?) auf dem Vorderdeckel; etw. beschabt u. bestoßen, vord. Gelenk aufgeplatzt, Rücken am Fuß mit Fehlstelle (ca. 1 cm).

      . . Gay-Lemonnyer II, 62. - Sehr seltene Ausgabe des berühmtem Erotikons, dessen komplette erste Auflage (1655) auf dem Scheiterhaufen verbrannt worden war. Als Autor wird häufig Michel Millot genannt, der aber wohl, zusammen mit Jean L'Ange, nur Herausgeber und Auftraggeber des Erstdrucks war. Späteren Nachdrucken war häufig ein "Madrigal" zu Ehren des Autors vorangesetzt, das Millots Namen in "Mililot" oder, wie hier, "Mililorme" verballhornte. Dem titelgebenden Dialog zweier junger Frauen über sexuelle Themen sind ca. 30 weitere "galante" Texte von Pierre-Corneille Blessebois, Roger de Rabutin Bussy, Pietro Aretino sowie verschiedenen anonymen Autoren angefügt. Bis in die Abfolge hinein sind sie mit dem Inhalt eines unter dem Titel "Le cabinet d'amour et de Venus" und dem fingierten Druckort "Cologne, chez les Heritiers de Pierre Marteau" erschienenen Werks identisch. Die auf dem Titelblatt genannten "trente sept Belles Figure (sic) Gravees en Taille Douce" existieren nach Gay-Lemonnyer nicht. Sowohl Gay-Lemonnyer als auch Brunet (Imprimeurs imaginaires, S. 19) zitieren die vorliegende Ausgabe lediglich nach einem bei der Versteigerung der Sammlung Jules Auvillain (Paris 1865) angebotenen Exemplar. Weitere Nachweise für die Existenz des Drucks kannten sie nicht ("une edition ..., qui n'avait pas encore cite" - Brunet). Das einzige für uns nachweisbare titelgleiche Exemplar in der Bibliothek der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München weicht in der Kollation deutlich ab. - Papier gering gebräunt. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Fine portrait engraving by Johann Friedrich Fleischberger after Daniel Preissler.

      . N.d., but after 1655. 172 x 138 mm. + wide margins. Some light spotting, but in very good condition overall. Taped to mount at upper corners of verso.. A German composer and organist, Kindermann's "was the most imaginative and adventurous music written in Nuremberg in the 17th century: he adopted all possible means for the expressive setting of a text. He is important too in the teacher-pupil tradition in 17th-century Nuremberg that began with his teacher Johann Staden and continued through Kindermann to his foremost pupils Heinrich Schwemmer and Georg Caspar Wecker, who taught Johann Krieger and Johann Pachelbel." Harold E. Samuel in Grove online Reproduced in TNG Vol. 10 p. 62 and in MGG Vol. 7 col. 908.

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        Monasticon Anglicanum, sive, Pandectae coenobiorum Benedictinorum, Cluniacensium, Cisterciensium, Carthusianorum, A primordiis ad eorum usque dissolutionem [A History of English Monasteries: Benedictine, Cluniac, Cistercian and Carthusian] - Volume 1

      Typis Richardi Hodgkinsonne, 1655. Typis Richardi Hodgkinsonne. LEATHER BOUND. B00KNVF6JQ 1655 first edition 'Typis Richardi Hodgkinsonne' (London), 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches tall x 3 inches thick full leather bound, [40], 1151 pp., plus 53 full-page engraved plates (two folding), extra engraved title page, primary title page, half title page and three divisional title pages. Primary title page in red and black. Engraved plates signed by Daniel King, Wenceslaus Hollar and Robert Vaughan. The first volume of the monumental history of the various religious orders in England, and an account of the individual monasteries, by Sir Richard Dugdale, in collaboration with Roger Dodsworth. The second and third volumes of the work (not offered here) were issued in 1661 and 1673, respectively. Rebacked in leather at some point, apparently employing the original boards, which are rubbed and edgeworn, especially worn at the tips and fore edges. Endpapers refreshed. Extra engraved title is stained and foxed, mainly to margins, which have been reinforced with paper reinforcement to recto. Light red staining (likely from printer) to primary title page, which is lightly foxed to fore margin. One of the engraved plates has a 6 x 3/4 inch chip from the fore margin, not affecting the engraving. One of the folding plates is torn, with paper repairs. A couple of tiny pinholes to one of the plates. A 1/4-inch closed tear to the edge of one page. One page with a small, neat ink notation. One leaf (comprising pages 1017-1018) with an 1/8-inch hole, affecting a letter or two of text on each page. Occasional light soiling, foxing or creasing, mainly to fore margin of index at the rear of volume. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this superb volume. Note that this is a heavy and oversized book, so additional postage will be required for international or priority orders. ~TTT~ Sir William Dugdale (1605-1686) was an English antiquary and herald. As a scholar he was influential in the development of medieval history as an academic subject. The year after the issue of this first volume of the Monasticon Anglicanum, Dugdale published 'Antiquities of Warwickshire,' in which he was one of the first to consider the significance of stone tools by ancient Britons. In 1658, he published the 'History of St. Paul's Cathedral.' He also edited Henry Spelman's 'Glossarium Archaiologicum' and 'Concilia' (1664), adding his own extensions to the latter. His autobiography, writen at the urging of Anthony Wood, together with his diary, correspondence and an index to his manuscript collections, was edited by William Hamper, and published in 1827. . Good. 1655. First Edition.

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        Commentarius de paenula. Accesit Cl. V. Henrici Ernstii ejusdem argumenti Epistola.

      . Copenhagen: Melch. Martzani 1655. With 3 fullpage engraved illustrations of cloaks. Small 8vo. (20) + 84 pp. Slightly later vellum over stiff boards. With ownership signatures on titlepage. * First edition. A treatise on the Paenula, the thick sleveless cloak, chiefly used by the Romans when travelling instead of the toga, as a protection against the cold and rain, with three fine engravings of the styles involved. <br>.

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        Northern-Atlantic/Barentssea,anno 1655, Seamap, Janssonius

      Northern-Atlantic/Barentssea, ,1655. Coppermap, edited by Janssonius J., anno 1655, "Pascaart vande Zee-Custen van Finmarcken, Laplant, Ruslant...." Edited in Atlas Novus, french edition, approx. anno 1655, little brownish, foxed, little restoration on below margin. Size of the leaf: 50x60 cm...

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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 . 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: [14], 1-285, some misnumbering but catch words correct, rebound in full panelled calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new endpapers and pastedowns. 6 pages including frontispiece have offset from images to text, 3 tips of corners torn with slight loss, not affecting text, 1 margin torn with loss affecting the first few words to 7 lines of text, last page has tiny neat repair to blank side, some pale age-browning, occasional brown and dusty marks, 2 margins have a little old ink scribble, not affecting text, occasional small nick to margins, otherwise a 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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        Teatro eclesiastico de la primitiva iglesia de las Indias Occidentales

      Madrid, Diego Díaz de la Carrera 1655 - Fol. (30,4 x 21,2 cm). 2 vols. Pergamino de época. Grabados xilográficos en texto, escudos en madera de cada uno de los obispados de los que se hace referencia y un gran mapa calcográfico plegado grabado por Juan de Noort. Primera edición de este texto clásico para la historia de los primeros siglos de dominación española en el Nuevo Mundo. El tomo I se refiere en su totalidad a México y el II al virreinato de Lima. ?Gil González Dávila fue Cronista Real desde 1617; designado cronista mayor de Indias por Felipe IV (1643), precisamente con el fin de realizar un gran ?teatro? (panorama) de la Iglesia de América, exaltando la labor y la fe de los españoles y de su soberano. Se relacionó con otros intelectuales, como Uztarroz, cronista a su vez de Aragón, y León Pinelo, polígrafo y funcionario del Consejo de Indias. Menciona seis arzobispados, 33 obispados, 275 ciudades fundadas en América y 4796 ?ministros? que constituyen la médula del Estado de ultramar. Incorpora también documentos de todo tipo, como cédulas reales, cartas y los blasones otorgados a las ciudades, así como un mapa magnífico de Michoacán, fechado en 1648. Va avanzando de diócesis en diócesis, según un plan bastante riguroso: una breve descripción geográfica e histórica de conjunto, luego la sucesión biográfica de los obispos, que constituye la parte más detallada y por último una lista de hombres destacados que residieron en la región.? [Thomas Calvo, Historia Mexicana, vol. LVIII, num. 2, p. 909-914] ?Ya que, en efecto, el Teatro Eclesiástico consiste fundamentalmente en la serie de biografías, cronológicamente ordenadas, de los arzobispos y obispos de México, Puebla de los Ángeles, Michoacán, Santiago de Guatemala, Guadalajara, Chiapas, Yucatán, Oaxaca, Nicaragua, Durango, Santo Domingo, Santiago de Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela y Honduras, es decir, la totalidad del virreinato novohispano, desde los orígenes hasta mediado el siglo XVII. ?Para subrayar el interés de la obra basta detener la atención en los datos que, desde su posición de cronista mayor de Indias, pudo aportar Dávila sobre personajes como Bartolomé de las Casas, Juan de Zumárraga, Pedro Moya de Contreras, Julián Garcés, Vasco de Quiroga, Sebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal, Alonso Manso, Rodrigo de Bastidas; figuras todas ellas de clara notoriedad en la historia indiana, que ocuparon en momentos decisivos algunos de los puestos más influyentes en la América española, afectando con su conducta y su actividad tanto a la historia religiosa como a la civil, tanto a la cultural como a la política.? [Alberto de la Hera, Revista Complutense de Historia de América 2005, vol. 31 265-296] Magnífico ejemplar, limpio y en muy buen estado. Con su encuadernación original en pergamino de época, con diferencias en el lomo un tomo respecto del otro. Palau, 105289: ?Obra interesante y buscada?; Salvá, 3329: ?Es obra curiosa e interesante, porque además de las noticias eclesiásticas que contiene, precede a cada arzobispado u obispado una reseña de su conquista, producciones, cosas notables y el escudo de armas grabado en madera?. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Escolier de Salamanque, ou Les genereux ennemis: tragi-comedie

      Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1655. Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1655. Scarron, Monsieur, 1610-1660. L'Escolier de Salamanque, ou Les genereux ennemis : tragi-comedie / de Mr Scarron. Paris: chez Antoine de Sommaville, 1655. Original edition. Tchermerzine X p229. Soleinne. #1216. 12mo. Contemporary vellum, soiled, head of spine chipped. Engraved title, verso blank; printed title verso blank; 6p dedicate to A Son Altesse Royale, signed Scarron; 1 p priv. 4 December 1654, acheve 31 de December 1654; 1p acteurs; 84p text. Collation: a5, A-G6. Marginal staining p.27, chip C6 bottom margin no loss of text. First few leaves of text show a bit more soiling than the rest, Very good copy. This work is a translation and adaptation of Rojas Zorrill's Obligados y ofendidos y Gorron de Salamanca. (1640). L'Escolier de Salamanque, set in Toledo, concerns the seduction of an innocent girl by a local Count. The brother of the girl Pedre, a student from Salamanca who is sent to revenge the seduction, becomes caught in a three-times crossways conflict which becomes a powerful drama when the young man is trapped in an artificial code of honor. Pedre must enter into a truce with the Count who has saved him from arrest. Moreover, Pedre is in love the Count's sister. The truce between enemies creates a fast friendship between the two men, much discussed on stage. The conflict is ultimately resolved only when the Count agrees to marry the innocent girl he has victimized and Pedre is given the Count's sister in return for his courage and fidelity. According to Brerton, L'Escolier de Salamanque and several tragicomedies from this period of Scarron's life were more romantic than comic. There were all based on Spanish themes with Spanish settings. "Yet Scarron succeeded in naturalizing his material to produce something that was new and highly effective on the French stage." The play features the first valet of many to be named Crispin (derived from Rojas's Crispinillo). The play was performed in 1654 at the Marais (Cesar lists the venue as Theatre de l'Hotel de Bourgogne). It was revived and played six times at the Comedie Francaise as late at 1692. This play was the first of three adaptations of Rojas's play. After Scarron's, the second (performed 1654) was Genereux Ennemis by Boisrobert (printed Paris: de Luynee 1655), then Illustres Ennemis (1655) by Thomas Corneille (printed Rouen: L Maurry pour A. Courbe 1657). Lancaster notes that Scarron's version of the play was the most comic of the three: "an entertaining combination of intense scenes inspired by the honor of two enemies who become devoted to each other, of the glimpses of the criminal classes, and of comic passages that give the author a chance to express his ever ready wit and his fondness for verbal audacity" (III, 73). SCARRON (Paul). (1610-60). Born in Paris. Playwright, novelist, and poet. He first chose the church as his career and was abb?carron in 1629. From 1632-40, he was secretary to the bishop of Le Mans. He was quite unsuited as a churchman and soon began to lead a libertine lifestyle. In 1638 he began to suffer from rheumatism that would paralyze his limbs and deform his body, and confine him to a chair for the rest of his life. Unable to move, he was forced to rely on his pen for livelihood. He turned his attention to the theatre, and wrote a number of witty though slightly scabrous farces. They were followed by others, all equally successful. In 1652 he married Francoise d'Aubigne, who as Mme de Maintenon was destined to be the second wife of Louis XIV. (Hartnoll, Oxford Companion to the Theatre, p. 848). Brereton, Geoffrey. French Comic Drama from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century (1977) (Parfaict Dictionnaire 1767 II p 364 notes that an edition came out in quarto, not found in BnF or noted in Lancaster or elswhere). Magne, E., Bibliographie generale des oeuvres de Scarron, Paris, 1924. L'Escolier de Salamanque was reprinted in 1656 in Amsterdam, 1657 Leiden: Elzevier. There was a 1670 Paris edition. OCLC Location: University of Chicago , NYU

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        DE BELLO TARTARICO

      Amstelodami, Apud Iohannem Ianfsonium Juniorem, 1655. In - 12, reliure du dix - huitième siècle en maroquin rouge, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos lisse orné à la grotesque, roulette sur les chasses et les coupes, tranches dorées. 215 pp. Edition originale très rare, ornée d?un titre - frontispice, d?une carte de la Chine repliée, et de 8 planches h. - texte repliées. Très légères fentes en bas des mors ; dorure du dos légèrement oxydée ; petite tache sur le plat inférieur. Missionnaire et Jésuite italien, né à Trente en 1614, mort en Chine en 1661. Il partit dès son plftus jeune âge pour la Chine, étudia pendant quatre ans les moeurs et la langue de ce vaste empire et devint supérieur de la mission de Hang - Tcheou et joua un rôle important auprès de l?Empereur Ming. Auteur de plusieurs ouvrages, on lui doit notamment l?Atlas Sinensis, l?ouvrage le plus complet et le plus exact qui soit paru sur la Chine. 12 mo in red morocco 18th binding, triple gilt fillets and flower cornerpieces on the boards, flat spine with grotesque decoration, gilt decorated inner board, gilt edges, frontispiece title, folded map of China, 8 folded plates. Few flaws : small stain on back - board ; lower joints slightly split ; contemporary hand writting on the upper margin of the tittle page. Very rare original edition and a very good copy. The author was an Italian Jesuit missonary, (Trente 1614 - China 1661). He left very young for China, studied during 4 years the customs & language of this huge empire and became head of the Hang Theou Mission. He also played an important role with the Ming Emperor . He wrote several works : ?Atlas Sinasis? was the most complete & accurate on China. relié Bon état

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        LES METAMORPHOSES D'OVIDE, TRADUITES EN FRANCOIS PAR P. DU RYER, AVEC DES EXPLICATIONS SUR TOUTES LES FABLES.

      CHEZ ANTOINE DE SOMMAVILLE. 1655 - FORT IN-4 (18,5 X 24 X 7 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (7) + 740 ET 401 PAGES, RELIURE POSTERIEURE PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A QUATRE LEGERS NERFS ORNE DE FILETS ET DE FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN ROUGE, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE D'UN PORTRAIT D'OVIDE EN FRONTISPICE, D'UN TITRE GRAVE ET DE 15 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE GRAVES SUR CUIVRE PAR JASPAR ISAAC ; AINSI QUE D' UNE VIGNETTE DE TITRE SUR LE FEUILLET DE TITRE IMPRIME ET DE BANDEAUX ET CULS-DE-LAMPES GRAVES SUR BOIS. PETITE TRACE DE COUP SUR UN COIN, SINON TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA VENERIE ROYALE divisée en IV parties ; qui contiennent les chasses du Cerf, du Lièvre, du Chevreüil, du Sanglier, du Loup, & du Renard. Avec le denombrement des forests & grands buissons de France, où se doivent placer les Logemens, Questes, & Relais, pour y chasser.

      A Paris chez André Soubron, 1655. In / 4 reliure (19è) demi - chagrin noir, dos lisse à caissons ornés, 14 ff. (frontispice, préface, tables), 437 p. Edition originale. Rousseurs et mouillures en bordures des 7 premiers et 33 derniers feuillets. Usures sur les bords. Erreur de pagination : 433 au lieu de 435. 2 pages sont doublées : 168 / 169 (intercallée entre les pages 189 / 190 également imprimées deux fois. Edition originale de ce traité célèbre, destiné, dans l?esprit de l?auteur, à remplacer celui de Du Fouilloux, que l?auteur trouvait écrit dans un langage trop libre. Doué d?un prodigieux esprit d?observation, il avait appris à connaître les animaux de nos forêts. Il nous a laissé des détails, non seulement sur la manière de les chasser, mais aussi sur leurs habitudes, leurs ruses et leurs instincts. Il contient les chasses du cerf, du lièvre, du chevreuil, du sanglier, du loup et du renard. Avec la manière d?élever les chiens et un traité des remèdes pour leurs maladies. Brunet T.5, Thiebaud col. 823 / 824. RARE. relié Bon état

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        Toutes les Oeuvres du Médecin Charitable de Philibert Guybert, Escuyer, Docteur Regent en la Faculté de Medecine à Paris. Scavoir Le Medecin Charitable, Le prix & Valeur des Medicaments, L'Apothiquaire Charitable, Le choix des Medicaments, Le Traicté du Sené, La Manière de faire diverses Confitures, Le Traicté de la Conservation de Santé, Le discours de la Peste, Les Tromperies du Bezoard descouvertes, Le Traicté de la Saignée, La Methode agreable & facile pour se purger doucement & sans aucun dégout, La manière d'embaumer les corps morts.

      Par Arnaud Colomiez 1655 - Reveuës corrigées, & augmentée en cette dernière Edition par l'Autheur, 1 vol. in-12 reliure pleine vélin souple d'époque, Par Arnaud Colomiez, Tolose [ Toulouse ], 1655, 650 pp. et 11 ff. n. ch. ; Titre complet : Toutes les Oeuvres du Médecin Charitable de Philibert Guybert, Escuyer, Docteur Regent en la Faculté de Medecine à Paris. Scavoir Le Medecin Charitable, Le prix & Valeur des Medicaments, L'Apothiquaire Charitable, Le choix des Medicaments, Le Traicté du Sené, La Manière de faire diverses Confitures, Le Traicté de la Conservation de Santé, Le discours de la Peste, Les Tromperies du Bezoard descouvertes, Le Traicté de la Saignée, La Methode agreable & facile pour se purger doucement & sans aucun dégout, La manière d'embaumer les corps morts. Intéressant exemplaire de cette édition toulousaine du "Médecin charitable". Etat très satisfaisant (sans les gardes volantes, 2 ff. débrochés). On se permettra de citer l'auteur (sic) : "Aux Charlatans : Bonnes gens qui ne pouvez vivre / Sans piper & charlataner / Ne regardez dedans ce livre / Que pour vous y voir condamner". Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les illustres proverbes historiques, ou recueil de diverses questions curieuses, pour se divertir agréablement dans les Compagnies. Ouvrage tiré des plus célèbres autheurs de ce temps.

      Lyon, Besson 1655 - In-12 [158 x 97 mm] de frontispice, (8), 228, (10) pp. Demi-percaline verte. (Relié vers 1900.) Recueil et explications de proverbes, mis sous la forme d'un dialogue entre un manant et un philosophe. (On pense à Jacques le Fataliste !) Si, "Il ne faut que deux poings pour faire taire une femme", est facilement compréhensible, "Merde à votre gorge, marchand de Paris" passe aujourd'hui pour énigmatique, même à un marchand de livres de Paris. "Ouvrage curieux et qui est fort recherché. . Fleury de Bellingen avait fait paraître à La Haye, dès l'année 1653, un petit recueil intitulé 'Les premiers essais de proverbes'. Deux ans plus tard ce livre fut reproduit à Paris, avec quelques changements, sous le titre 'Les Illustres proverbes historiques'. . Il en existe aussi une édition de Lyon, Besson, sans date." Brunet III, 408-409. Bellingen était professeur de français en Hollande. L'ouvrage a aussi été attribué au Comte de Cramail. Exemplaire complet de la belle planche gravée dépliante qui manque souvent. Charles Nodier possédait un exemplaire de l'édition parisienne : "Ce joli exemplaire est orné d'une grande planche pliée que je n'ai jamais vue dans aucun autre et qui représente une vingtaine de proverbes en action, assez joliment gravés". Nodier, Mélanges tirés d'une petite bibliothèque, 1929, pp. 128. Des rousseurs, couleur du dos passée, exemplaire grand de marges. // Vous pouvez voir tous mes livres sur latude.net // // You can browse all my books on on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Urkunde mit eigenh. U. ("Ferdinanduspp").

      Preßburg, 23. VII. 1655.. Lateinische Handschrift auf Papier. Qu.-Imp.-Folio. 450:595 mm. Mit goldgehöhter Titulatur.. Urkunde für Graf Julio zu Landsee; mit zwei Gegenzeichnungen. - Stärker angestaubt und stockfleckig; gefaltet; die Verso-Seite mit einer vierzeiligen Zusammenfassung in lateinischer Sprache, dat. 3. April 1818.

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        Gründlicher historischer Bericht von denen alten Reichs-Vogteyen. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Stuttgart, Rößlin für Görlin in Ulm, 1655.. 4°. Gestoch. Titel. 13 Bll., 582 (recte 580) SS., 58 Bll., 145 (recte 135) SS., 17 Bll. Pergament d. Zt. mit handschriftl. Rückentitel. Lipenius I, 34; Holzmann-B. I, 5545. - Die Zuschreibung an den bedeutenden Rechtshistoriker Daniel Heider (1572 - 1647) ist nicht gesichert, aber wahrscheinlich. Dieser war federführend im Streit der Reichsstadt Lindau mit ihrer Frauenabtei, der als exemplarisch für die hier erstmals umfassend dargestellten "bella diplomatica" oder Urkundenkriege gilt (vgl. ADB XI, 303). - Titel: Gründlicher Historischer Bericht Von denen alten Reichs-Vogteyen, bey den Erb- Frey- und Reichs-Stätten, wie auch bey den Hohen und andern Stifften und Clöstern; so dann von denen Pfaltzgraffschafften bey denen Weltlichen Fürstenthumb und Ländern ... Teil 2: Gründlichen Historischen Berichts von den alten Reichs- und CastenVogteyen, Anderer Theil. Oder Apologia, Rett- und weitere Außführung deß Anno 1639. außgelassenen/ und hiebey wider voran gesetzten Discursus oder Tractätleins von den alten ReichsVogteyen, einer hernächst Anno 1643. darüber erfolgten Widerlegung, fürnemblich die Statt Augspurg betreffend, entgegen gestellet und verfertiget - Kupfertitel: Historischer bericht Von des ReichsVogteien. - Einband gering fleckig, Kupfertitel mit kleinem Wurmgang, Titel und die folgenden 16 Bll. im Fußsteg ca. 1 cm beschnitten, Kupfertitel mit kleinem Wurmgang, kaum gebräunt, sonst schönes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Mexico').

      . Kupferstich aus Historia Antipodum oder Newe Welt b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1655, 15,5 x 17,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). (Ganze Buchseite)

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        Peru. Reiseskizzen aus den Jahren 1838-1842. 1. Band (v. 2). St. Gallen, Scheitlin & Zollikofer 1846. 8°. XII, 346 S., 1 Bl., OBrosch.

      . . Henze V, 358 - Palau 341923 - vgl. Rene-Moreno, Bibl. Peruana 1655/6 (engl. Ausgabe) - nicht in Sabin.- Erste Ausgabe, selten mit dem OUmschlag.- Der Schweizer Naturforscher J. J. v. Tschudi (1818-1889) bereiste von 1838 bis 1842 weite Teile des Hochlandes, der Küstenregion und des Urwaldes von Peru. Die Ergebnisse seiner Reise veröffentlichte er in vorliegendem Werk.- Band 1 behandelt Lima und die Küstenlandschaft.- Tls. etw. fleckig, Rücken erneuert.

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        Newe Welt und Americanische Historien. Inhaltende Warhafftige und volkommene Beschreibungen Aller West-Indianischen Landschaften Insulen Königreichen und Provinzen Seecusten fliessenden und stehenden Wassern Port und Anländungen. . . Deßgleichen Gründlicher Bericht von der Innwohner beschaffenheit Sitten Qualiteten. . . Item, Historische und Außführliche Relation 36. Fürnembster Schiffarten underschiedlicher Völcker in West-Indien Von der Ersten Entdeckung durch Christophorum Columbum biß auff dieses lauffende Jahr In 138 Jahren vollbracht. Mit zugehörigen Landtafeln Contrafacturen und Geschichtmeßigen Kupfferstücken zum Lust und Nachrichtung reichlich gezieret und verlegt.

      Franckfurt am Main, Merianischen Erben 1655 - Franckfurt am Main, Merianischen Erben, 1655. Folio. Engraved printed title. 661pp, 1p. 5 folding maps including the very important Virginia map by Schmidt (Burden, 219), a map of the Americas (Burden, 235), and 174 plates in text. (33,5 x 21 cm). Contemp. vellum, some soiling, engraved title page: upper right corner torn off, not affecting the image, a few tears, backed. A few leaves with repaired tears. Good copy. Sabin (America) 50; Borba de Moraes, 371ff; For a long time this work was attributed to J.F. Abelin, author of the Theatrum Europoeum and a collaborator of De Bry's. The fact that the printer, Matheus Merian, was De Bry's son-in-law and continued his work, and that in this book he included plates and text previously published in De Bry's famous collection, led many bibliographers to believe the Newe Welt to be a supplementary volume to the Grands Voyages. The work is divided into three parts. The first contains the history, geography, and natural history of the Americas. It contains a résumé of the Histories of Acosta, Oviedo, Peter Martyr, Herrera, de Laet, etc. The second part contains the accounts of 33 voyages to America, from Columbus to Spilbergen and Schouten. The third part is largely concerned with the voyage of Jacob l'Hermite, the conquests of Brazil by the Dutch and the remainder with other small voyages, descriptions of Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, Guyana, and the expedition to Chile made by Henry Brouwer and Elias Herckman, etc. The first edition was published in 1631. Borba de Moraes: "It is obvious that the Newe Welt is an important and magnificent work. It is greatly sought after, expensive and rare." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Germania Topo-chrono-stemmatographica sacra et profana. In qua brevi compendio regnorum et provinciarum eiusdem amplitudo, situs et qualitas designantur. Chronologica dein relatione ... rerum successus propagatum per viros apostolicos ... describuntur... Germanae demum nobilitatis eminentia commendatur & tabulis variis ... Band 1.

      Ulm, Praetorius in Augsburg für Görlin, 1655.. Fol.. Kupfertitel, 5 Bll., 151 SS., Titel (Germania sacra), 64 SS., Titel, 97 SS., Titel, 282 SS., 19 Bll., mit vielen Wappendarstellungen Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit Schließen. VD 17 23:230939H; ADB III, 462. - Erste Ausgabe. - Bedeutendes genealogischen Werk des Benediktiners und Humanisten Gabriel Bucelinus (1599 - 1681). Hier der erste, in sich abgeschlossene Band (von 4), der die Stammtafeln und Wappen der berühmtesten Herrscherhäuser aus dem Heiligen Römischen Reich Deutscher Nation sowie verschiedene sogenannte Adelsprobationen enthält. - Mit schönem Kupfertiteln von Conrad Meyer und zahlreichen Wappen in Holzstich. - Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, Spiegel und Titel verso mit kleinem Stempel (leicht durchscheinend), Kupfertitel und Titel in den Rändern hinterlegt und unten mit kleinerer Fehlstelle, letzterer unten mit altem Vermerk in Tinte und kleinem Fraßloch, erstes Blatt mit kleiner, mit Klebeband hinterlegter Fehlstelle mit geringem Buchstabenverlust, die ersten beiden Blätter mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrand, am Schluss zwei Blätter mit Klebeband verstärkt, durchgängig etwas gebräunt und stellenweise stockfleckig, sonst sauber. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar in schönem und dekorativem Einband.

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        Deductio Catholicae religionis. Cui accessit eiusdem Examen reformatae religionis & duplex syllogismus apologeticus.

      Wien, Matthäus Rickhes, 1655.. 2 Teile, jeweils mit eigenem Titelblatt. (8), 68 SS. (4), 40 SS. (Beigebunden) II: Ders. Paraenesis ad Lutheranos dominos academicos aberrantes. Ebd., (1655). (8), 111, (1) SS. Pergamentband der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel (die ganze Länge des Rückens einnehmend). Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Schließbänder fehlen. 4to.. Jeweils erste Ausgabe dieser drei Kontroversschriften des Jesuiten Jodok Kedd aus Emmerich (1597-1657). "Kedd war einer der rührigsten und fruchtbarsten theologischen Controversisten des 17. Jahrh., Backer zählt nicht weniger als 64 Schriftwerke dieses Inhaltes aus Kedd's Feder auf" (ADB XV, 518). Die "Deductio catholicae religionis" in der Variante mit Widmung an Otto Freiherrn von Nostitz. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig; hinteres Innengelenk gebrochen. Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk der Wiener Unbeschuhten Augustiner; deren hs. Bibliothekssignatur am vorderen Innendeckel; das hs. Signaturetikett am Rücken. - I: VD 17, 1:077454V. De Backer/Sommervogel IV, 974, 59 (Kollation ungenau). Mayer I, 268, 1640 und 1642 (führt die beiden Teile separat). - II: VD 17, 1:077587T. De Backer/Sommervogel IV, 975, 60. Mayer I, 270, 1667.

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        Xansi, Imperii Sinarvm Provincia secvnda

      Amsterdam, Blaeu, Joan, 1655. "Xansi, Imperii Sinarum Provincia secunda". Orig. copper-engraving after M. Martini's map of the region. Published by J. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1655. Original old colouring. With ornamental title-cartouche, figure carouche with the scale of map, depiction of the part of the Great Wall and explanatory notes. 40:48,5 cm.. Koeman II, map 8422:2. - Very decorative map of Chinese province Shan-hsi centered on the city of Taiyuan. Based on the cartographic compilations of the Jesuit missionary Martino Martini.

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        Historia rerum Britannicarum ut et multarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum, & Germanicarum, tam politicarum, quam ecclesiasticarum, ab anno 1572, ad annum 1628.

      Amsterdam, Johann Ravesteyn, 1655.. (4), 737, (23) SS. Mit Holzschnittvignette am Titel. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit auf 5 durchzogenen Bünden mit hs. Rückentitel. Folio.. Erste vollständige Ausgabe. - Das posthum erschienene Werk des Edinburgher Gelehrten R. Johnston (1567?-1639); eine "Latin history of English and Scottish affairs from 1572 to 1628, in twenty-two books" (DNB). Die ersten drei Bücher waren schon 1642 vorab publiziert worden; den Schottland betreffenden Teil hatte Thomas Middleton 1646 als englische Übersetzung herausgebracht. - Mit Widmungsgedicht von John Owen. Das Kolophon lautet "Goudae, typis Guilielmi Vander Hoeve, 1655". Einband lose (es fehlt wohl eine Beibindung geringen Umfangs); sonst gutes Exemplar. - Graesse III, 472. DNB X, 957.

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        Jus Feudale Tribus Libris Comprehensum: Quibus Non Solum...

      1655. Craig, Sir Thomas [1538-1608]. Jus Feudale Tribus Libris Comprehensum: Quibus Non Solum Consuetudines Feudales & Praediorum Jura, Quae in Scotia, Anglia, & Plerisque Galliae Locis Obtinent, Continentur; Sed Universum Jus Scoticum, et Omnes Fere Materiae Juris Clare & Dilucide Exponuntur, Et ad Fontes Juris Feudalis & Civilis Singula Reducuntur. Edinburgh: [s.n.] Impressum Anno. Dom. 1655. [xii], 383, [1 blank] pp. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, recent lettering piece to spine. Rubbed with some loss to spine ends, some worming to rear board and head of spine, joints starting at ends, front hinge partially cracked, about half of front free endpaper lacking, recent armorial bookplate (of the Baron de Spon) to front free pastedown, early wax seals to verso of front free endpaper. Light toning to text, internally clean. A solid copy of an important work. * First edition. Unlike previous compilations, Jus Feudale is an original work. "Indeed Craig was the first systematic writer on law in Scotland. The Jus Feudale is not a mere textbook of the law of land rights, but is a learned disquisition upon a great social system. The opening chapters are devoted to an examination of the sources of law in general, and trace the history and development of the Civil, Canon and Feudal laws. If Craig had accomplished no more than that he would have been entitled to a foremost place amongst our jurists, for unquestionably the form of his book not only exemplified the philosophical outlook of the learned Scots lawyer, but provided a model of construction and treatment for his successors" Black, The Institutional Writers 62-63. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 5:26..

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        Vogelschauansicht von Olinda u. Umgebung; oben links Insetkarte ('Das Norder theil des Lands Brasilien. - Darinn die fürnemsten Hafen angedeütet werden, als zu Parayba, Pernambuco, Todos os Santos, und andere.').

      . altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Historia Antipodum oder Newe Welt b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1655, 36 x 45 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Nicht bei Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750. - Zeigt eine Vogelschauansicht von Olinda u. Umgebung; oben links Insetkarte (ca. 18 x 32 cm) der brasilianischen Küste von Natal (Rio Grande do Norte) im Norden bis Salvador (Bahia) im Süden; die Insetkarte rechts genordet. - Oben mittig Kartusche mit Titel; in der Karte Kompaßrose u. Meilenzeiger; unten rechts Kartusche mit Legende von 1. - 13.; im Vgr. vor Olinda zahlreiche Segelschiffe.

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        Gedenckwürdige Historia: Des Edlen Streytbaren Helden und sieghafften Ritters Theuwrdancks mannliche Thaten, und außgestandene Gefährligkeiten. Jetzundt von neuwem hinzu gethan. Die Lehre so diesem Edlen Helden, in seiner ersten Jugendt, durch einen seiner trefflichen erfahrnen Kriegsräth gegeben ist. Deßgleichen ein schöne Oration, unnd Klage, durch Philippum Melanthonem, uber dieses Helden todt beschehen, darinnen widerumb sein gantzes Leben in der kürtze erzehlet wirdt. Frankfurt, Chrn. Egenolffs Erben 1589. Fol. 4 Bll., 124 num. Bll., mit kl. Titel- u. 118 gr. Textholzschnitten v. Beck, Burgkmair, Schäufelein u. a., mod. Holzdeckelbd. mit breitem blindgepr. Ldr.-Rücken im Stil d. Zt. mit 2 Schließen.

      . . VD 16, M 1655 - Goedeke II, 452, 13, c - Richter 553 - Graesse VI/2, 107 - Lipperheide 612 - nicht bei Adams.- Die seltene sechste Ausgabe (erstmals 1517 erschienen), die dritte in der Bearbeitung durch Burkard Waldis und die zweite bei Egenolffs Erben. Enthält die 118 Holzschnitte der Originalausgabe.- Der Theuerdank wurde auf Veranlassung und mit Unterstützung Maximilians I. von seinem Privatsekrär Melchior Pfinzing herausgegeben und schildert die Abenteuer und Heldentaten Theuerdanks (d. i. Maximilian I.) auf seiner Reise zu seiner Braut Ehrenreich (d. i. Maria von Burgund).- Als Anhang sind einige andere Schriften über Maximilian beigefügt.- Titel u. letztes Bl. aufgezogen, 6 Bll. restauriert (Bl. XXXII, XXXIIII u. XXXV mit Text- u. Illustrationsverlust), etw. gebräunt, tls. fleckig, vereinzelt auch leicht wasserfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.

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        Diva Wartensis, seu origines, et miracula magnae Dei, hominumque matris Mariae, quae a tot retro saeculis Wartae, in limitibus Sileasiae, comitatusque Glacensis, magna[m] populorum frequentia[m] colitur, clarissima miraculis [...].

      Prag, formis Caesaro-Academicis, 1655.. 304, (8) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz, ganzs. Wappenkupfer im Text und 3 gest. Tafeln (dav. 1 gefaltet). Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. 4to.. Erste Ausgabe. - Über Ursprung und Geschichte des Wallfahrtsortes Wartha (heute Bardo) an der Glatzer Neisse und über die Marienwunder daselbst. 1657 sollte eine deutsche Ausgabe erscheinen ("Ursprung und Mirackel der großmächtigsten Gottes- und der Menschen Mutter Mariae, welche von so viel Hundert Jahren hero zu der Warten, in den Gräntzen deß Landes Schlesien, und der Graffschafft Glatz, mit unzehlbar-grossen Wahlfahrten verehrt wirdt, und hoch mit Wunderwercken leuchtet"). Druckvariante ohne den Buchhändlerhinweis "prostant apud Nicolaum Hosing Bibliopolam". Die Kupfer gestochen von Wolfgang Kilian (darunter eine hübsche Ansicht von Wartha). Der tschechische Theologe, Geschichtsschreiber und Sprachwissenschaftler Bohuslav Balbin (1621-88) aus Königgrätz "consacra toute sa vie a la composition de ses ouvrages, et mourut a Prague" (de Backer/S.). - Teils schwach gebräunt, insgesamt sehr schön erhaltenes Exemplar. Das Frontispiz aus einem anderen Exemplar ergänzt und am Titel vorgeheftet (kl. Spuren beschnittenen Besitzvermerks einer Augustinerbibliothek am unteren Blattrand). Am vorderen Innendeckel Exlibris der Sammlung Michel Hudelot, Brunoy. - De Backer/Sommervogel I, 793, 7. Estreicher XII, 338f. Vgl. Loewe 5154 und VD 17 1:680006S (dt. Übers.).

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        Siegen / Nordrhein Westfalen Sigen

      1655. Motivmass: 10,5x16,9 Blattmass: 16,7x19,2 Kupferstich aus: Topographia Hassiae v. Matthaeus Merian (1593 - 1650) Schwarzweiß.

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