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2019-12-23 06:43:48
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Poetry in Power (poetryinpower) [San Marino, California, US]
2019-12-22 16:28:05
Danckerts (1635-1701) Justus.
cum omnibus suis provinciis novissima descriptio per Iustinum Danckerts Amstelodami cum Privilegio Ordinum Holland et Westfrifiae. S.d. ma 1655 ca. Incisione in rame (cm. 51x59) abilmente colorata da mano coeva. Non comune rara e dettagliata carta geografica tratta dall'atlante di Danckerts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2019-12-18 23:34:43
Sheppard, William
1655. Sheppard's Plan to Reform Conveyancing Sheppard, William [fl. 1660]. The President of Presidents. Or, One General President for Common Assurances by Deeds: Wherein There is Contained an Extract or Abridgment of All the Readings and Presidents Thereof Extant. Of Singular Use and Profit to All Men. London: Printed by Henry Hills for Humphrey Tuckey, 1655. [vi], 242, 247-361, [13] pp. Pagination irregular, text complete. (7" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, rebacked, blind rules to boards, raised bands to spine, hinges mended, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. A few minor nicks and stains and some shallow scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, hinges starting. Light browning to text, occasional faint dampstaining to foot of text block, two struck-through early owner signatures and later signature dated 1797 to head of title page, brief manuscript index in hand of 1797 signer to rear free endpaper. * First edition. Active in the Protectorate, where he was Cromwell's legal advisor, Sheppard aimed to reform English common law. Ahead of his time in many ways, many of his proposals anticipate changes that were adopted in the nineteenth century, especially in the Juridicature acts of 1875-78. The Presidents of Presidents is a novel guide that proposed a system of conveyances based on a uniform model. Sheppard promotes this standardized plan as a way to better secure property rights by eliminating the ambiguity introduced by local practices. According to his biographer, Nancy Matthews, this work remains "an important contr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: lawbook exchange (intrepidbooks) [Clark, New Jersey, US]
2019-12-17 18:45:06
Craig, Sir Thomas
1655. First Edition of the First Systematic Work on Scots Law 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 S … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: lawbook exchange (intrepidbooks) [Clark, New Jersey, US]
2019-12-17 14:44:02
TOMASI Tomaso.
Appresso Gio. Bapt. Lucio Vero, In Monte Chiaro, 1655. Prima edizione. Cm.21,5x16,2. Pg.(12), 303, (1). Legatura coeva in piena pelle, genuina ma con marcate tracce di consunzione alle cerniere ed agli ultimi due scomparti in cui il dorso è diviso. Titoli e fregi decorativi in oro al dorso. Al frontespizio vignetta calcografica con anello con diamante e il motto Nil me durius". Alcune carte leggermente brunite. Capilettera e cartigli ornamentali. Edizione originale, non comune, della prima esaustiva biografia di Cesare Borgia (Roma, 1475-1507), il celebre Valentino reso immortale da Machiavelli ne "Il Principe". Ne è autore il religioso marchigiano Tommaso Tommasi (Pesaro, 1608-1658), e l'opera fu prontamente messa all'indice. Per lungo tempo tale paternità, come pure il luogo di stampa, sono risultati incerti, attribuendo la prima a Gregorio Leti (Milano, 1630-1701) e individuando come fittizia l'indicazione "Montechiaro", mentre è assodato che il Leti curò la seconda edizione del 1670 e che il volume fu effettivamente impresso a Montechiaro nell'Astigiano. > Vinciana, 666, "Edizione originale assai rara e pregiata, perché probabilmente l'unico libro stampato a Monte Chiaro ? L'opera fu creduta per lungo tempo di Gregorio Leti, ma il Fassò porta delle definitive prove per dimostrare che il Tomasi, realmente esistito, ne fu l'Autore". Melzi, III, 233, "Dal catalogo Farsetti assegnasi per vero autore di questa Vita Gregorio Leti, che sembra essersi voluto occultare sotto il nome finto di Tommaso Tommasi. Ma ? il non vedere di quest'opera fatto cenno fra le anonime, o pseudon … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
2019-12-09 21:16:10
Hadriano Lyraeo; Adrien van Lyere
Antwerp: Jacobum Meurisum, 1655. Click here to see our other books! De Imitatione Jesu Patientis Sive de Morte et Vita in Christo Jesu Pariente Abscondita, in Carne Vero Nostra Mortali ad Similitudinem Euis Exprimenda Libri VII Hadriano Lyraeo; Adrien van Lyere 1655 Jacobum Meurisum : Antwerp 12" by 7.5" [43], 2-595, [51pp] SUMMARY A very scarce Latin work, discussing in detail the sufferings of Jesus from the Jesuit and Catholic point of view, a similar school of teaching as Thomas a Kempis. Leather Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Good Only This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION In the original Latin. A very scarce work. This work is a duodecimo, with the signatures running as [-a1], a2-a6, b-c6, d8, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Ccc6, Ddd4, Eee-Ggg6, Hhh7. With an engraved title page, showing Jesus at the cross, with angels before him, and numerous in-text engravings. Collated, bound without leaf a1, otherwise complete. A Jesuit work on the sufferings of Jesus. The work is in the same school of teaching of Thomas a Kempis' 'Imitation of Christ', following the same ideology and preachings. The work discusses in detail the sufferings of Jesus Christ as detailed in the Bible. The Jesuits are a religious order of the Catholic Church, headquartered in Rome, founded in 1540. With a comprehensive and thorough index to the rear. Little is known about Adrien van Lyere, the author of this work, besides that he was in the Society of Jesus. This is h … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, GB]
2019-12-09 21:16:10
Hadriano Lyraeo; Adrien van Lyere
ont> Jacobum Meurisum : Antwerp, 1655 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce Latin work, discussing in detail the sufferings of Jesus from the Jesuit and Catholic point of view, a similar school of teaching as Thomas a Kempis. In the original Latin. A very scarce work. This work is a duodecimo, with the signatures running as [-a1], a2-a6, b-c6, d8, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Ccc6, Ddd4, Eee-Ggg6, Hhh7. With an engraved title page, showing Jesus at the cross, with angels before him, and numerous in-text engravings. Collated, bound without leaf a1, otherwise complete. A Jesuit work on the sufferings of Jesus. The work is in the same school of teaching of Thomas a Kempis' 'Imitation of Christ', following the same ideology and preachings. The work discusses in detail the sufferings of Jesus Christ as detailed in the Bible. The Jesuits are a religious order of the Catholic Church, headquartered in Rome, founded in 1540. With a comprehensive and thorough index to the rear. Little is known about Adrien van Lyere, the author of this work, besides that he was in the Society of Jesus. This is his only known work. With an introduction written by Antonius van Torre, who joined the Jesuit order in 1632, spending most of his life at the SInt-Jozefscollege in Aalst. He wrote a 'Dialogi Familiares' handbook, to help easily learn Latin, a widely acclaimed work. Label to the front pastedown, in French. Two bookplates to the front pastedown, 'Ex Libris Seminario Legatis ab Adm. Rdo. Dno. Richardo Irvine Neave Eccles. Cathedralis Canonico ob. die viij Junii MCMXXV', and 'Ex Bibliotheca Seminarii S. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
2019-12-08 03:35:58
CHINA: HUGUAN (Hunan und Hebei):
mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1655, 40,5 x 49 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 8427:2. Unten rechts altkol. und goldgehöhte Titelkartusche mit Meilenzeiger, links Legende. Zeigt die heutigen Provinzen Hunan und hebei mit dem Dongting-See in der Mitte. - Aus Martini, Martino "Novus Atlas Sinensis." Mit Druckprivileg und ohne Rückseitentext. Leicht fleckig.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH [Berlin, Germany]
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2019-11-30 00:34:02
MARKHAM, Gervase,
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, 1655. 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.. Containing all the Secrets belonging to that art, wi 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. 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, dedicated to the blessed Plantation of Virginia. 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), 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2019-11-28 16:29:09
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Poetry in Power (poetryinpower) [San Marino, California, US]
2019-11-27 03:00:13
VOYSIN, Daniel.
Manuscript letter by the French minister of War Daniel Voysin de La Noiraye (1655-1717), addressed to "Monseigneur de V.A.S.". V.A.S. stands for "Votre Altesse Sérénissime" (Your Serene Highness ), which in this case is Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine (1670-1736), the favourite (legitimised) son of the French king Louis XIV and his official mistress, Madame de Montespan, whose name is noted twice in another, contemporary hand. Voysin requests to have a new artillery officer appointed, for the troops in Bouchain, France. This would concerns Louis-Auguste's own regiment, the "Regiment du Maine, taking part of the War of the Spanish Succession and sent in 1710 to Flanders.Old folds, and some foxing and minor tears along the extremities, otherwise good.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830) [Netherlands]
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2019-11-26 17:17:22
LA PEYRERE
s.l. (Amsterdam): 1655. LA PEYRERE Isaac - Systema theologogicum ex praeadamitarum hypothesis. Pars prima [Ensemble] Sunagogis Iudaeorum universis LA PEYRERE Isaac Systema theologogicum ex praeadamitarum hypothesis. Pars prima [Ensemble] Sunagogis Iudaeorum universis s. n. (Louis et Daniel Elzevier), s.l. (Amsterdam) 1655, in-4 (14,5x19,5cm), (16) 297pp. 8pp., 2 textes reliés en 1 volume. Édition originale très rare présentant une carte hors-texte de la Terre Sainte.Reliure de l'époque en plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné de doubles filets et fleurons dorés, double filet doré sur les plats, toutes tranches mouchetées.Coiffes très habilement restaurées, sinon très bel exemplaire.Annotation du temps sur la page de titre « Fait par le Sr de la Pebere en Hollande et bruslé à Paris ».« Livre singulier, et fort recherché, dans lequel l'auteur (qui n'a garde de se nommer, mais qu'on sait être Isaac La Peyrère) prétend démontrer, par l'autorité de S. Paul, qu'il a existé des hommes avant Adam [...] Le volume fut condamné dès son apparition à être brûlé par la main du bourreau. L'auteur lui-même, quoiqu'attaché à la maison du prince de Condé, n'échappa aux persécutions qu'en allant à Rome se jeter aux pieds du Pape, et abjurer la foi protestante. Le scandale que produisit ce livre est cause sans doute qu'il n'est porté dans aucun catalogue du temps, pas même dans le grand catalogue elzévirien de 1674. » (Willems)Provenance : ex-libris armorié de Balthazar-Henri de Fourcy (1669-1754), abbé de St-Sever au diocèse de Coutances puis de St Wandrille et du Prieuré des Bons-Hommes. Ti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Livres Anciens Gravures Feu Follet (livresetgravures) [FRA, FR]
2019-11-26 08:56:08
[SCHOTANUS, Christiaan].
Bodel Nijenhuis 2587; Tiele, Bibl. 976. Greatly expanded and revised second edition of Schotanus's classic description of Friesland and the Frisian people. The first edition was published in 1655, without engravings, as beschryvinge ende chronijck vande heerlickheydt van Frieslandt and included the history from the earliest times to ca. 1500. In 20 chapters, it covered the origins of the Frisian people, the Roman, Frankish, Norman, Saxon and Burgundian eras, Friesland's special status under Charlemagne and his successors from the 9th to the 12th centuries, customs and manners, and the history of the Church. In the present second edition the chapters were rearranged and descriptions and illustrations of the municipalities and cities were added.Christiaan Schotanus (1603-1671), minister of the Church and professor of Greek, Church history and theology at the University of Franeker, is best known for his publications on the history of Friesland.Two maps repaired and with some occasional minor spotting. Very good copy.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830) [Netherlands]
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2019-11-15 16:04:15
TOMASI Tomaso.
Appresso Gio. Bapt. Lucio Vero, In Monte Chiaro, 1655. Prima edizione. Cm.21,5x16,2. Pg.(12), 303, (1). Legatura coeva in piena pelle, genuina ma con marcate tracce di consunzione alle cerniere ed agli ultimi due scomparti in cui il dorso è diviso. Titoli e fregi decorativi in oro al dorso. Al frontespizio vignetta calcografica con anello con diamante e il motto Nil me durius". Alcune carte leggermente brunite. Capilettera e cartigli ornamentali. . Edizione originale, non comune, della prima esaustiva biografia di Cesare Borgia (Roma, 1475-1507), il celebre Valentino reso immortale da Machiavelli ne "Il Principe". Ne è autore il religioso marchigiano Tommaso Tommasi (Pesaro, 1608-1658), e l'opera fu prontamente messa all'indice. Per lungo tempo tale paternità, come pure il luogo di stampa, sono risultati incerti, attribuendo la prima a Gregorio Leti (Milano, 1630-1701) e individuando come fittizia l'indicazione "Montechiaro", mentre è assodato che il Leti curò la seconda edizione del 1670 e che il volume fu effettivamente impresso a Montechiaro nell'Astigiano. > Vinciana, 666, "Edizione originale assai rara e pregiata, perché probabilmente l'unico libro stampato a Monte Chiaro ? L'opera fu creduta per lungo tempo di Gregorio Leti, ma il Fassò porta delle definitive prove per dimostrare che il Tomasi, realmente esistito, ne fu l'Autore". Melzi, III, 233, "Dal catalogo Farsetti assegnasi per vero autore di questa Vita Gregorio Leti, che sembra essersi voluto occultare sotto il nome finto di Tommaso Tommasi. Ma ? il non vedere di quest'opera fatto cenno fra le anonime, o pseud … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
2019-11-13 21:19:19
1655. Trixum Borel, Pierre. Tresor de recherches et antiquitez gauloises et françoises, reduites en ordre alphabetique. Et enrichies de beaucoup d'origines, epitaphes, & autres choses rares & curieuses, comme aussi de beaucoup de mots de la Langue Thyoise ou Theuthfranque. Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1655. 4°, circa 22,3 x 17 cm. 52 ff., 611 (recte 609) pp., 11 ff., with engraved vignette to title engraved vignette in text and 1 engraved initial Marbled full calf with richly gilt spine (18th century). - Brunet I, 1112: "peu commun"; Graesse I, 495: "livre curieux"; Zaunmüller 150. A rare first edition of one of the first etymological French dictionaries, a store-house for the linguist containing numerous quotations from mediaeval sources and poetry. The work also includes two valuable biographies of alchemists: Nicolas Flamel (pages 158-166) and Michael Sendivogius (pages 474-489 followed by a letter by Des Noyers and further material on alchemists; in the additions there is a French translation of this Latin vita, pages 581-586). Pierre Borel (ca. 1620-1671) was a reputed alchemist, physician, botanist and philologist, born in Castres, Midi-Pyrénées. He is also the first bibliographer of chemistry (Bibliotheca chimica, 1654) and the first biographer of Descartes (1656). - Some browning, title-page laid down on thin paper and with small old marginal repair without loss of text. Apparently an old owner s inscription has been removed and then added again (in the 19th cent.) in manuscript: "ex musaeo du Tilliot (sic) anno 1700" - possibly misspelling for "du Tillot", the famous po … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: embasi [München, DE]
2019-11-12 19:01:15
Karl X Gustav.
Utan ort, (1655?). (33,3 x 28,3 cm.) Ryttarporträtt av Karl X Gustaf i helfigur, med ett ryttarslag i bakgrunden. Kungen lyfter med höger hand sitt glänsande svärd, hatten med strutsfjädrar. Under bilden i mitten "Carolus Gustavus D. G. Rex Svecorum" och på sidorna om detta en dikt signerad I.M.S: "Wo sich der Starcke Held von Mitternacht hinwendt...". Med råkanter med lätta revor. Handskriven kommentar med bläck, liten reva och fuktrand i ytterkant. HAB A19949. Ovanligt porträtt av Karl X Gustaf i ett fint avdrag, utkommen lagom till det inledningsvis framgångsrika fälttågen i Polen. I dikten är det förstås, precis som i hyllningarna till Gustav II Adolf, trosförsvararen som framhålls. "Wo sich der starcke Held von Mitternacht hinwendt, Da siehet man sein Schwert gantz Maiestätisch blinken: Von solchen straalen wird deß Feindes aug geblendt Daß ihme muht und Hertz zu boden müssen sinken. O König, der du bist zum Schutz der reynen Lehr, Vnd den Verfolgerern zu eyner straff gebohren, Fahr im[m]er Sighafft fort, verfechte Gottes ehr, Die Kron der Herligkeit ist dir schon ausserkohren."
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Sweden]
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2019-11-08 05:09:46
Matthiolvs
1655. Occasion, très bon état (se référer aux photos pour référence) / Occasion, very good condition (see pictures for reference). Commentaires de M.P. André Matthiolus, medecin senois, sur les six liures de Pedacius Dioscoride Anazarbeen de la matiere medecinale : traduits de latin en françois par M. Antoine du Pinet, & de nouueau accreus d'vn bon nombre de figures, & reueus & augmentez en plus de mille lieux sur la derniere edition de l'autheur : auec plusieurs tables fort amples, les vnes medicinales, les autres des mots & matieres traitees esdits commentaires : le tout au prouffit & commodité des amateurs de la medicine. ------------------------------ Bonjour à tous, je vous invite à aller voir mes autres objets en vente ! Très bonne journée ! Hi all, go check out my other objets to sale! Have a lovely day!
Bookseller: blurredberry [Dole, FR]
2019-11-06 07:22:20
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Poetry in Power (poetryinpower) [San Marino, California, US]
2019-11-02 19:46:14
MARKHAM, Gervase,:
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, 1655. 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.. Containing all the Secrets belonging to that art, wi 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. 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, dedicated to the blessed Plantation of Virginia. 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), 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton [United Kingdom]
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2019-11-02 14:17:06
Volume de format in-folio 38 cm x 24 cm de 58pp & 20 planches Edité en 1655 par SCHIPPER Broché extrait d'une reliure COMPLET des 20 planches et du texte RARE ET BEL EXEMPLAIRE A LA SUITE NOUS VENDONS D'AUTRES VOLUMES DE CETTE EXCEPTIONNELLE SERIE VOIR NOTRE BOUTIQUE EBAY LIVRAISON GROUPEE EN CAS D'ACHAT DE PLUSIEURS VOLUMES Cliquez 1 fois sur les images, puis 1 seconde fois pour zoomer Hebergeur d'images - www.photos-encheres.com.
Bookseller: coctail75 bloodymary (coctail75) [Paris, FR]
2019-11-01 19:51:15
TOMASI Tomaso.
Appresso Gio. Bapt. Lucio Vero, In Monte Chiaro, 1655. Prima edizione. Cm.21,5x16,2. Pg.(12), 303, (1). Legatura coeva in piena pelle, genuina ma con marcate tracce di consunzione alle cerniere ed agli ultimi due scomparti in cui il dorso è diviso. Titoli e fregi decorativi in oro al dorso. Al frontespizio vignetta calcografica con anello con diamante e il motto Nil me durius". Alcune carte leggermente brunite. Capilettera e cartigli ornamentali. Edizione originale, non comune, della prima esaustiva biografia di Cesare Borgia (Roma, 1475-1507), il celebre Valentino reso immortale da Machiavelli ne "Il Principe". Ne è autore il religioso marchigiano Tommaso Tommasi (Pesaro, 1608-1658), e l'opera fu prontamente messa all'indice. Per lungo tempo tale paternità, come pure il luogo di stampa, sono risultati incerti, attribuendo la prima a Gregorio Leti (Milano, 1630-1701) e individuando come fittizia l'indicazione "Montechiaro", mentre è assodato che il Leti curò la seconda edizione del 1670 e che il volume fu effettivamente impresso a Montechiaro nell'Astigiano. > Vinciana, 666, "Edizione originale assai rara e pregiata, perché probabilmente l'unico libro stampato a Monte Chiaro ? L'opera fu creduta per lungo tempo di Gregorio Leti, ma il Fassò porta delle definitive prove per dimostrare che il Tomasi, realmente esistito, ne fu l'Autore". Melzi, III, 233, "Dal catalogo Farsetti assegnasi per vero autore di questa Vita Gregorio Leti, che sembra essersi voluto occultare sotto il nome finto di Tommaso Tommasi. Ma ? il non vedere di quest'opera fatto cenno fra le anonime, o pseudon … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-10-29 12:34:02
Henry More
1655. Condition: Good. An Antidote Against Atheism or, An Appeal to the Naturall Faculties of the Minde. Condition is Good. London, Printed by J. Flesher, 1655. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. 2nd Edition, First published in 1653. Octavo, 17 x 11 cm. Bound in brown leather. Title pages in red and black. Henry More was an Cambridge English philosopher and rationalist theologian. "More sought to use arguments for the existence of God that would be acceptable to any rational person. based on the nature of the human mind and the evidence of the phenomena of nature" Bookplate in front states "From the library of The Reverend WM. Major Scott M.A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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2019-10-21 10:22:07
Sir Philip Sidney
London: Printed by William Du-Gard: and are to bee sold by George Calvert, at the half Moon in the new buildings in Paul's Church-yard; and Thomas Pierrepont, at the Sun in Paul's Church-yard, 1655. London: Printed by William Du-Gard: and are to bee sold by George Calvert, at the half Moon in the new buildings in Paul's Church-yard; and Thomas Pierrepont, at the Sun in Paul's Church-yard, 1655, Tenth Edition. The tenth edition, with his life and death, a brief table of the principal heads, and some other new additions. Additional title page for the sixth book - "A sixt book to the Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, written by R.B. of Lincoln s Inn Esquire", dated 1654. Contemporary calf, repaired and a new spine. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Sir Philip Sidney. Collated according to the British Library copy with the numerous errors in the pagination: [34], 575, p. 676, 541-564, 601-624, [28]pp. This copy lacking the final blank so [34], 575, p. 676, 541-564, 601-624, [26]pp. The first 34 unnumbered pages nclude the title and frontis as per the British Library which states With frontis. portrait (A1v) of the author and Last leaf is blank. Collation is as follows: Frontispiece (A1), Title (A2), A3-A5; b to d in gatherings of 4; B to Iii in gatherings of 6; Kkk. Approximately 11 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine good condition new spine, gilt titles, 5 raised gilt edged bands separating 6 compartments. Joints good condition sound, repaired. Corners fair condition bumped and worn with some loss. Boards good condition brown leather with gilt decoration fo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
2019-10-20 07:14:50
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-10-19 22:40:09
BOIARDO Matteo Maria.
Appresso Gio.Battista Brigna, In Venetia, 1655. Cm.16,8x11,3. Carte (4), 400 numerate solo al recto. Legatura in pergamena rigida, con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Testo su due colonne. Lieve danneggiamento al margine esterno delle carte 68 e 132. Marca calcografica con un diamante incisa al frontespizio. Opera adorna da 101 graziose vignette xilografiche nel testo, oltre a capilettera e finalini incisi. Si tratta di una delle edizioni seicentesche del celebre rifacimento in volgare moderno dell'"Orlando innamorato", opera di Lodovico Domenichi (Piacenza, 1514 circa - Pisa, 1564), che vide la luce la prima volta nel 1545, sempre a Venezia, per i tipi di Girolamo Scotto. Al Domenichi si devono nove libri di rime di diversi autori, e importanti versioni di classici latini. Collaboratore del Giolito, del Marcolini e del Torrentino, scrisse anche la commedia "Le due cortigiane" e il trattato "La nobiltà delle donne". > Harris, 59. Graesse, I, 471. Brunet, I, 1050. 550 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
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2019-10-17 22:43:28
Sir Philip Sidney
London: 1655. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and descriptionLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia Written By Sir Philip Sidney Knight [Tenth Edition, Collated and Complete according to the British Library Collation] ____________ Tenth Edition ~ Full Leather Binding __________ Author Sir Philip Sidney ______________________ Year of Publication 1655 __________________________ Publisher London: Printed by William Du-Gard: and are to bee sold by George Calvert, at the half Moon in the new buildings in Paul's Church-yard; and Thomas Pierrepont, at the Sun in Paul's Church-yard _______________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Printed by William Du-Gard: and are to bee sold by George Calvert, at the half Moon in the new buildings in Paul's Church-yard; and Thomas Pierrepont, at the Sun in Paul's Church-yard, 1655, Tenth Edition. The tenth edition, with his life and death, a brief table of the principal heads, and some other new additions. Additional title page for the sixth book - "A sixt book to the Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, written by R.B. of Lincoln's Inn Esquire", dated 1654. Contemporary calf, repaired and a new spine. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Sir Philip Sidney. Collated according to the British Library copy with the numerous errors in the pagination: [34], 575, p. 676, 541-564, 601-624, [28]pp. This copy lacking the fi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-10-14 20:15:20
HENSCHENIUS Godefroy.
Anvers, Jacob Meurs, 1655. In-8 (192 x 135 mm), 10 ff. n. ch, 254 pp., 13 ff. n. ch. Vélin, titre et auteur manuscrits au dos, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). L'édition originale de cette étude érudite sur l'existence de trois rois portant le nom de Dagobert. L'un des trois était d'ailleurs inconnu des historiens jusqu'à la parution de cet ouvrage. Deux furent Rois de France, le troisième Roi d'Austrasie. Henschenius (1600-1681), hagiographe jésuite, élève de Bollandus, le fondateur de la société des bollandistes, fut l'un des principaux rédacteurs des Acta sanctorum, aux côtés de son maître, puis à sa place. Bel exemplaire en vélin de l'époque. Michaud, Biographie universelle, XX, 209-210.
Bookseller: Librairie Pierre-Adrien Yvinec [France, Paris]
2019-10-14 17:34:19
William Dugdale
1655. ont> James Bohn : London Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very smart set of William Dugdale's famed history of England and Wales' monasteries, hospitals, frieries and cathedral churches. A New Edition, issued by James Bohn in the mid nineteenth century. This new edition is in English. Six volumes bound across eight books in a smart half morocco binding from Berkshire County Library. The Dewey number is to the bottom of the spines, and there are library plates to the front pastedown of all volumes. Half titles. With sixty one plates, a frontispiece and an engraved title page to volume I. (17 of the plates are a double page spread) With twenty eight plates to volume II. With fifteen plates to volume III, with fourteen plates to volume IV, eighteen plates to volume V, thirty five plates to volume VI part I, twenty two plates to volume VI part II and forty-six plates to volume VI part III. Collated, Volume II appears to be lacking 'Benedictine Nun' plate noted to the title page of volume I. The 'Canon of St John Baptist at Coventry' plate stated to volume VI part I in the contents page is actually bound in volume VI part II. 'Hereford Cathedral' North East View plates have been bound in upside down. 'Monasticon Anglicanum' was one of the earliest works to acknowledge the importance of charters as a primary source when consulting medieval history. In addition to this, the work uses charters as a way to understanding the feudal system, and legal possession. Dugdale highlights the wealth of the monasteries, and the importance they had in society prior to the Reformation - somet … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
2019-10-09 09:15:04
[México, Chile, Argentina] Gonzalez Davila, Gil
1655. Madrid. En la Imprenta de Francisco Martinez, Diego Diaz de la Carrera, Impressor del Reyno. Two volumes in 4to. (5) ff., 308 pp., (3) ff., (8) ff., 119 pp., 1 folding map. Modern leather, raised bands to spine, preserving old lettering piece lettered in gilt. Uniformly browned as often the case, first title and second leave a little soiled, title with closed tear not causing loss, the folding map in good condition, overall fine.- First edition of this significant history of the Catholic Church in the America, narrated through the history and progress of the faith in each American city: descriptions of the cities of México, Puebla, Guadalajara, Chiapas, Yucatán Michoacán, Guatemala, Oaxaca, Nicaragua, Nueva Vizcaya, Santo Domingo, Santiago de Cuba, Venezuela, Honduras, Lima, Colombia, Quito, Buenos Aires, Tucuman, Rio de la Plata, Cartagena, Popayán, Trujillo, Santiago de Chile, La Paz, and Panamá amongst others are included, along with details of their history and geography. The work is divided in two parts, the first deals entirely with the Viceroyalty of New Spain, modern Mexico and Central America, whilst the second mostly with the Viceroyalty of Lima, Argentina, Paraguay Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile. Each part also contains valuable information on the natives of the region, their customs and superstitions, way of life and social behavior. “Includes some valuable vocabularies, and accounts of the first introduction of arts and letters.” (Sabin). “A scarce and extremely interesting work, containing accounts of the f … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-10-06 02:34:22
Nürnberg - Burg
" Kupferstich von Lucas Schnitzer, Erschienen bei Johann Hoffmann in Nürnberg zwischen, 1655. und 1670. 10,2:18,1 cm. Rechts unten mit dem Monogramm "LS fec.". - In Handarbeitsrahmung (32:40,5 cm). Müller, S. 78, ordnet das Blatt (mit Fragezeichen) noch Lorenz Strauch zu, welcher dasselbe Monogramm benutzte wie Lucas Schnitzer. Hollstein XLVI, Nr. 105, führt das Blatt unter Lucas Schnitzer auf. - Perspektivisch nicht ganz korrekte Ansicht der Burg mit der Freiung, über den Ölberg gesehen. Breitrandiges Exemplar, mit einem unbedeutenden Papierverlust im rechten oberen Papierrand. Außerordentlich seltene Ansicht der gesamten Anlage der Burg.
Bookseller: Nürnberger Buch- und Kunstantiquariat [Germany]
2019-09-25 07:28:34
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Poetry in Power (poetryinpower) [San Marino, California, US]
2019-09-22 16:33:36
Volume de format in-folio 38 cm x 24 cm de 58pp & 20 planches Edité en 1655 par SCHIPPER Broché extrait d'une reliure COMPLET des 20 planches et du texte RARE ET BEL EXEMPLAIRE A LA SUITE NOUS VENDONS D'AUTRES VOLUMES DE CETTE EXCEPTIONNELLE SERIE VOIR NOTRE BOUTIQUE EBAY LIVRAISON GROUPEE EN CAS D'ACHAT DE PLUSIEURS VOLUMES Cliquez 1 fois sur les images, puis 1 seconde fois pour zoomer Hebergeur d'images - www.photos-encheres.com.
Bookseller: coctail75 bloodymary (coctail75) [Paris, FR]
2019-09-21 15:56:26
Merian Matthaeus
ST MORITZ IM ENGADIN, anno 1655, ORIGINALER KUPFERSTICH MERIAN -rara-- "S. Maurise In Wallis - Sankt Moritz" Kupferstich nach Matthäus Merian, Frankfurt a.M. um 1655 Blattgröße: ca. 32 x 36 cm aus der "Topographia Germaniae..." - gebräunt, fleckig, Randläsuren, angestaubt, Mittelfalz -
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2019-09-12 19:44:55
SEMEDO, F. Alvarez. and Martin Martinius.
London, E. Tyler for John Crook, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Sign of the Ship in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1655. London, E. Tyler for John Crook, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Sign of the Ship in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1655.. Wherein all the particular Provinces are accurately described, as also the Dispositions, Manners, Learning, Lawes, Militia, Government, and Religion of the People. Together with the Traffick and Commodities of that Country. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1655, IN TWO PARTS, EX LIBRARY COPY. 4to, approximately 280 x 180 mm, 11 x 7 inches, portrait frontispiece, large folding map, costume plate, portrait frontispiece before the title page of Bellum followed by a map, all engraved, pages: [10], 1-308, plus 2 pages of adverts, bound in library cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers, blind library stamp to lower cover. Library markings: blind stamp to frontispiece hardly visible, round ink stamp to the blank side of both title pages and 1 in an outer margin not affecting text, pale withdrawn stamp underneath the round stamp on first title page (see attached image) label removed from last pastedown, no other library marks to pages, gilt library number and library shield to cloth spine, binding rubbed, cloth worn at head and tail of spine, hinges beginning to split but both covers firmly attached, lower corner on blank side of frontispiece soiled and just showing on the image side, title page slightly dusty, closed tear running into image of large folding map neatly repaired on blank side, no loss to image, 2 small tears to top margins neatly … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-09-09 12:11:13
ZEILLER (Martin)
Francfort-sur-le-Main, Gaspar Merian: 1655. ZEILLER (Martin) & MERIAN (Mathias] : Topographia galliæ, Oder Beschreibung und Contrafaitung der vornehmbsten, und bekantisten Oerter, in dem mächtigen, und grossen Königreich Franckreich... Francfort-sur-le-Main, Gaspar Merian, 1655, petit in-folio, frontispice gravé - titre - 97pp. - 7ff.n.ch. (tables) - 3 cartes repliées - 4 "vues générales" repliées - 106 (sur 108) planches gravées sur cuivre. Reliure de l'époque veau blond, double filet d'encadrement doré, dos à nerfs, fleuron dans les entrenerfs, tranches jaspées. - 2 planches manquent : Noyon (108) et Senlis (113). Reliure endommagée : charnières ouvertes, coiffes arrachées, frottements et décolorations sur les plats. Intérieur du volume très frais, tirage bien contrasté. Quelques planches un peu courtes de marge extérieure, au bord du coup de planche. Premier volume de la célèbre et spectaculaire Topographia Galliæ, en premier tirage (texte allemand). Il est consacré à Paris intra muros (églises et hôtels), et à ses environs (châteaux et villes). L'illustration se compose d'un titre frontispice allégorique, signé Mathieu Merian ; de 3 cartes repliées ; de 4 "vues générales" (dont deux d'entre elles sont composées de 2 et 3 feuilles assemblées, comptant pour 5 dans la table) ; et de 106 (sur 108) planches gravées sur métal. La plupart de des dernières sont de format 35 x 31 cm à la feuille, montées sur onglet par leur milieu. Quelques unes sont de format simple et présentent deux sujets. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Librairie Devaux [Moulins, FR, France]
2019-09-05 10:14:19
DIGGES, Sir Dudly
London: by Tho: Newcomb, &c, 1655. 1 vol, (viii)441pp. (iii), small folio, with the engraved frontis by Faythorne of Burleigh, Elizabeth and Walsingham, frontis expertly laid down at some earlier date, title-page printed in red and black. Bound in full early calf over cords, neatly rebacked, gilt lettered red and black leather spine labels, hinges fine, text clean and bright throughout, overall a VERY GOOD sound copy. Queen Elizabeth I is shown here between two of her closest advisors: Lord High Treasurer Lord Burghley on the left, and Secretary of State Sir Francis Walsingham on the right. Queen Elizabeth came to the throne in 1558 and ruled until 1603. Her reign saw a sharp increase in the exploration of foreign lands. It was Burghley who openly questioned the Spanish and Portuguese claims to South America, advising the Queen on securing a foothold in America as well.
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2019-09-02 21:15:59
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-08-30 10:44:42
LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
Various publishers, places, and dates of publication, 1655 to 1900, 1655. The Language of Flowers phenomenon flourished for almost eighty years, beginning in France in the early 19th century. As both potent and subtle symbols in Western culture, flowers are found in religious texts, poetry, heraldic, and emblematic literature from the classical period and early Christianity, through medieval literature and the enlightenment. In the early 19th century books were written and published for the first time under titles such as Ab�c�daire de Flore ou Langage des Fleurs (1811), Oracles de Flore (1816), Emblemes de Flore et des V�g�aux (1819) and Le Langage des Fleurs (1819). With those publications, the language of flowers and its exploration of floral symbolism in communication - usually as a language of love and romance - gained acceptance and popularity. By 1830, the genre was widely available to a new world of fervent book buyers and readers in the working and middle classes. The vogue for language of flowers books was so prevalent that it became the subject of parodies and satires by, among others, Frederick Marryat and J. J. Grandville. Herman Melville was a devotee of symbolic flower language and referred to it in Mardi and Pierre and poems written to his wife Lizzie. See Beverly Seaton, The Language of Flowers, A History. University Press of Virginia, 1995. Overall in good to fine condition. A catalogue with full descriptions is available via pdf at our website, www.brickrow.com, on the catalogues page.. Over 100 titles, with one manuscript and one ephemeral item, in ori … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2019-08-29 14:11:38
LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.
Various publishers, places and dates of publication, 1655-1900. Over 100 titles, with one manuscript and one ephemeral item, in original or contemporary bindings, except as noted, profusely illustrated, primarily with lithographs and chromolithographs. The core of the collection was assembled by Doris Ann Elmore, a French teacher in San Francisco and lifelong Francophile. The collection is unusual for its scope. The Language of Flowers phenomenon flourished for almost eighty years, beginning in France in the early 19th century. As both potent and subtle symbols in Western culture, flowers are found in religious texts, poetry, heraldic, and emblematic literature from the classical period and early Christianity, through medieval literature and the enlightenment. In the early 19th century books were written and published for the first time under titles such as Abécédaire de Flore ou Langage des Fleurs (1811), Oracles de Flore (1816), Emblemes de Flore et des Végéaux (1819) and Le Langage des Fleurs (1819). With those publications, the language of flowers and its exploration of floral symbolism in communication - usually as a language of love and romance - gained acceptance and popularity. By 1830, the genre was widely available to a new world of fervent book buyers and readers in the working and middle classes. The vogue for language of flowers books was so prevalent that it became the subject of parodies and satires by, among others, Frederick Marryat and J. J. Grandville. Herman Melville was a devotee of symbolic flower language and referred to it in Mardi and Pierre and poe … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop [U.S.A.]
2019-08-28 05:55:34
HARTLIB, Samuel.
London, printed by J. M.[acock]. for Richard Wodnothe, in Leaden-hall Street next to the Golden-Hart, 1655. London, printed by J. M.[acock]. for Richard Wodnothe, in Leaden-hall Street next to the Golden-Hart, 1655.. never heretofore divulged in reference to universal husbandry. With a table shewing the general contents or sections of the several augmentations and enriching enlargements in this third edition. THIRD EDITION, 1655, small 4to, approximately 180 x 130 mm, 7 x 4 inches, pages: [18], 1-303, [1], narrow woodcut border to title page, some woodcut headpieces and decorations, rebound in pale modern polished calf, blind decoration to both covers, raised bands to spine with small blind motif in compartments, gilt lettering to spine. Edges of free endpapers browned, outer margin of first free endpaper slightly trimmed, the other with tiny chip to fore-edge, tiny chip to top and bottom corner of title page, tiny wormhole to fore-edge margin from title page to page 27, nowhere near text, small chip to lower edge of L1 due to paper flaw, another to lower margin of Ff3, neatly repaired. A very good clean copy. Originally published in 1651 as "Samuel Hartlib his legacie". the work was actually composed by Sir Richard Weston and consists mainly of letters from other people. It contains a treatise on the cultivation and use of lucerne; this being the earliest reference to the growth of the crop in England. Other topics include ploughs and carriages; digging, setting, and howing; smut and mildew; orchards; hemp and flax; bees; silkworms; brewing beer; cyder. Aslin, C … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2019-08-26 18:33:08
Calthrop Henry
Printed for Abel Roper, at the Sun . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1655. Original unlettered sheep, rubbed, lower portion of front joint cracked, front blank chipped, rear blank torn away, the Macclesfield and Taussig copy First edition of the first reports devoted to the city of London and seemingly the only early ones published, "prettily reported and worth reading", undertaken by Calthrop [or Calthorp], Middle Temple bencher and briefly the City's recorder or judge [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2019-08-24 12:55:24
Calthrop, Henry
First edition of the first reports devoted to the city of London and seemingly the only early ones published, "prettily reported and worth reading", undertaken by Calthrop [or Calthorp], Middle Temple bencher and briefly the City's recorder or judge. Original unlettered sheep, rubbed, lower portion of front joint cracked, front blank chipped, rear blank torn away, the Macclesfield and Taussig copy. Printed for Abel Roper, at the Sun . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1655.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2019-08-21 08:45:00
1655. Full brown calf skin leather 9 in x 13 in by Thomas Fuller printed for John Williams signed on title page W. Mandell Queens College Cambridge (See Queens College website or https://www.worldcat.org/wcidentities/lccn-nr00015486) Complete as published with engravings with one double page fold out with engraving of cathedral (See pictures) Great paper quality in very good condition Shelf.
Bookseller: historicprints [Lynchburg, Virginia, US]
2019-08-20 17:34:35
Giulio CARPIONI (Vicenza 1613 - 1679)
Acquaforte, 1640 - 1655 circa, firmata su un libro in basso a destra 'Giul. Carpioni. Ven.' e in basso al centro l'excudit 'Matio Cadorin dotto bolz. For.' Secondo stato finale. Ottima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, al verso, timbro di collezione (simile a Lugt 3618 di Louis-Antoine et Véronique Prat), in ottimo stato di conservazione. S. Girolamo è raffigurato in preghiera nel deserto: il santo, seminudo, è inginocchiato a terra, appoggiato ad uno sperone di roccia sul quale è deposto un crocifisso, A terra due grossi volumi. In atteggiamento orante, rivolge lo sguardo verso il cielo dalle cui nubi spuntano teste di cherubini. Sullo sfondo, in lontananza, il leone. Etching, 1640 - 1655 circa, signed diagonally on a book at lower right: 'Giul. Carpioni. Ven.' and inscribed at lower centre: 'Matio Cadorin dotto bolz. For.' Second state of two. Good example, printed on contemporary laid paper, on verso collection mark (similar to Lugt 3618, Louis-Antoine et Véronique Prat), in very good condition. Bartsch XX.185.12; Bellini and Wallace in TIB 1990, 4504.012.S2; Calabi 1921, no. 7; Pilo 1961, no. 11; Mazzoli 2008, no. 12
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2019-08-13 08:16:41
Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated
1655. VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is trimmed just to the artist's margins. LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated LIFE & MIRACLES OF SAINT ANTHONY de PADUA by Elia da Cortona 1655 Illustrated POB#54161 . TITLE: Vita Et Miracoli Di Santo Antonio Da PadovaDescritti dal R. P. F. Helia Da Cortona, Coll'Aggiunta d'altri nuoui Miracoli E descritione delle Sante Reliqiue & Argentarie, che si conseruano nel suo sacro Tempio e l'ordine della Prosessione, che si fa ogn'anno in honore del mesimo Santo. AUTHOR: Elia da Cortona PUBLISHER: Padova: per il Sardi [Giovanni Antonio Remondini ?] DATE: 1655 DESCRIPTION: [viii], 208 pp. Woodcut title page vignette and headpieces. (16mo) 16x9.5 cm (6¼x3¾") later brown half calf and marbled boards. Life of Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things. Additional portrait leaf inserted at front. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD Indeed. Renewed covers fine but a bit faded. Pages free of foxing or serious creasing. Original printing quality not of great quality, though woodcuts are well rendered without breaks. Type breaks and press marks in several places. One page has a printing error with loss. Trim to new binding is generous without losses, although added frontis portrait is tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Poetry in Power (poetryinpower) [San Marino, California, US]
2019-08-11 23:12:25
Camoens, Luis de
London: Humphrey Moseley, 1655. First English Language Edition. Full calf. Very good. Folio. (20),223,(3)pp. In this copy the leaf of ads "New and Excellent Romances, Printed for Humphrey Mosely," is bound at back. Illustrated with a copper engraved portrait of Camoens with engraved text, and two folding portraits of Vasco da Gama (some discoloration at folding fore-edge) and Prince Henry of Portugal. Bound in 19th century maroon polished calf, gilt arms on front cover. Spine worn & rubbed with light chipping to extremities. 20th century book label of Gerald P. Mander. Title and final 2 leaves with marginal repair. Title somewhat soiled. The first English translation of this great work of Portuguese literature, an epic poem of Portuguese world exploration, celebrating Vasco Da Gama. Wing C397. Pforzheimer 362; Wither to Prior 349. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2019-08-07 17:13:44
Nürnberg - Burg und Sankt Sebald
Erschienen bei Johann Hoffmann in Nürnberg, zwischen, 1655. und 1670. 10,2:18,2 cm. Rechts unten mit dem Monogramm "LS fec.", links unten "I:Hoffman Ex.". - In Handarbeitsrahmung (32:40,5 cm). Müller, S. 89, ordnet das Blatt noch Lorenz Strauch zu, welcher dasselbe Monogramm benutzte wie Lucas Schnitzer. Hollstein XLVI, Nr. 106, führt das Blatt unter Lucas Schnitzer auf. - Blick auf den nördlichen Teil der Stadt vom heutigen Rosenaupark gesehen, mit dem Neutorturm und dem Spittlertorturm als seitlichen Begrenzungen. Im Vordergrund die Insel im Bleichersweiher, mit der vom Deutschherrenorden betriebenen großen Tuchbleiche. Breitrandiges Exemplar der außerordenlich seltenen Ansicht.
Bookseller: Nürnberger Buch- und Kunstantiquariat [Germany]
2019-08-04 21:45:20
Bartolomeo BISCAINO (Genova 1632 circa - 1657)
Acquaforte, 1655 circa, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare nel quinto stato di sei. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, inusuali ampi margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. La composizione si basa sul dipinto, nello stesso verso, di Valerio Castello, oggi in una collezione privata a Genova. Questa lastra è stata poi pubblicata da Daman, il cui nome appare in quasi tutte le incisioni realizzate da Biscaino e da Remondini. Nato a Genova dal grande pittore Giovanni Andrea Biscaino, i primi anni di formazione Bartolomeo li visse a fianco del padre per poi passare nel laboratorio dell'ancora più illustre Valerio Castello. La breve carriera di Biscaino venne interrotta nel 1657, quando morì, a soli venticinque anni, a causa di un'epidemia di peste a Genova. La sua fama come pittore rimase piuttosto circoscritta, ma la sua prolifica produzione di incisioni lo rese famoso ben oltre i confini della sua città natale. Etching, about 1655, signed in plate lower right. Example in the fifth state of six. Beautiful proof, printed on contemporary laid paper without watermark, unusual large margins, in excellent condition. The composition is based on the painting, in the same direction, by Valerio Castello, now in a private collection in Genoa. This plate was then published by Daman, whose name appears in almost all the recordings made by Biscaino and Remondini. Born in Genoa by the great painter Giovanni Andrea Biscaino, the first year of training Bartolomeo he lived with his father before moving in laboratory the even more illustrious Vale … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2019-08-04 21:45:20
Bartolomeo BISCAINO (Genova 1632 circa - 1657)
Acquaforte, 1655 circa, firmata in lastra in basso a sinistra. Esemplare nel secondo stato di due, con l'indirizzo dell'editore Daman aggiunto. Sebbene considerato un secondo stato per la presenza della firma dell'editore, la presenza di un primo è solamente supposta, in quanto non sono conosciute prove. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana non identificata, rifilata al rame, leggere abrasioni in alto al centro restaurate, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Etching, 1655 circa, signed at lower left. A very good impression of the second state of two, with the Daman imprint. Trimmed to the platemark, a small scraped area at the upper right, generally in very good conditions. Bartsch 18.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2019-08-04 00:00:16
BIBLE)
(London: Printed by E.T. for a Society of Stationers 1655) & London: Printed by A.M. for the Companie of Stationers 1653, 1655 & 1653. (London: Printed by E.T. for a Society of Stationers 1655) & London: Printed by A.M. for the Companie of Stationers 1653, 1655 & 1653.. Two works in one volume, 8vo, (734; ii), 78 pp. The Bible lacking its engraved title page, some light browning, 18th and 19th century family inscriptions to front and rear blanks, marbled endpapers, the paste downs loose from the boards with slight loss. Contemporary black full morocco, covers with two series of double gilt rules - the ones to the edges mostly rubbed away, gilt cornerpieces to the central panel, gilt decorated spine with raised bands, foot of upper joint cracked. Herbert 645. Wing B2245 & B2450A. The Psalms are uncommon, ESTC listing only 6 copies of this issue.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB) [Lewes, United Kingdom]
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