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        Indago Monocerotis ab Humana Natura deitatis sagacissima venatrice, per quinq; sensuum desideria amanter adornata. Authore P. Arnoldo Angelo.

      [Prague?] Typis Carolo-Ferdinandeae in Collegio Societ. Iesu ad S. Clementum. [1658] 154pp, errata leaf, engraved plate. 4to. Rather browned, repair to verso of titlepage inner margin visible on recto. Contemporary covers made from waste sheets of early manuscript, later - but not recent - over covering of marbled paper, worn through in places revealing original binding. Armorial bookplates of Edward, William Edward, & R. Oates, faint circular stamp of the Bibliotheca Oatesiana on titlepage.Later label on endpaper notes: 'this book, one of a collection originally presented by Mr R.W. Oates to the Newton Library in the Department of Zoology in the University of Cambridge, was subsequently by agreement between Mr Oates and the Professor of Zoology, transferred from the Newton Library to the Gilbert White Memorial Library, Selborne, Hants. January 1955'. Provenance: Bibliotheca Haloverdensy Scolari Piasu (in early hand at the foot of the titlepage), and with contemporary name Salvator on the front endpaper.

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        MAGIA UNIVERSALIS NATURAE ET ARTIS, PARS III. & IV. IN IX LIBROS IDGESTA, QUIBUS PLERAQ; QUAE IN CENTROBARYCA, MECHANICA, STATICA, HYDROSTATICA, HYDROTECHNICA, AEROTECHNICA, & GEOMETRIA, SUNT RARA, CURIOSA, AC PRODIGIOSA, HOC EST, VERE' MAGICA, SEU THEORIAM SPECTES, SEU PRAXIM.

      HERBIPOLI (WURZBURG), JOANNIS GODEFRIDI SCHÖNWETTERI- IOBUS HERTZ, 1658 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida coeva, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Occhiello ; bella antiporta fifurata incisa su rame firmata da Froglich,1 carta binaca; 1 carta non numerata per introduzione; frontespizio; 18 pagine non numerate; 815 pagine numerate; 16 pagine non numerate di indici. All'interno, 21 tavole fuori testo incise su rame, 1 tavola sinottica ripiegata.                                      a supervisione dello scienziato Athanasius Kircher presso l'università di Würzburg. È noto a livello scientifico principalmente grazie ai suoi studi fisici concernenti i principi della meccanica; perfeziona poi le bacchette moltiplicatrici di Nepero, apportando un piccolo contributo a quello che può essere considerato un prototipo di macchina aritmetica. I suoi interessi scientifici vengono allora contaminati da una forte tendenza al misterico; da questa sperimentazione nasce "Physica Curiosa", il suo testo più celebre. L'opera in esame è la sola prima parte di un poderoso lavoro, e la sezione in esame riguarda l'ottica a cui Schott dedicò molti studi, in particolare alla camera oscura seguendo le orme di Keplero. Il lavoro di Keplero sulla camera oscura gli permise di risolvere uno dei più importanti enigmi sull'ottica del tempo: il funzionamento dell'occhio,  con l'immagine capovolta formata sulla retina. Egli correttamente confrontò la camera oscura con l'occhio partendo dall'idea che  Leonardo da Vinci aveva nell'identificare il ruolo della lente e la retina. Questo esperimento fu realizzato nel 1657 da  Kaspar Schott, con l'occhio di un bue. Come sappiamo, l'immagine sulla retina non è destinato ad essere 'visto' ma viene inviato attraverso il nervo ottico al cervello, dove viene tradotto. Esemplare con forti ossidazioni a molte pagine, dovute alla scadente qualità della carta. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or Enquiries Into Very Many Received Tenents and Commonly Presumed Truths, . . . Also Urn Burial, and Garden of Cyrus

      London: Edward Dod, 1658. Fourth Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾. Book. [16] plus 468pp plus [16] Alph. Table plus 73 pp for Urn Burial and Garden of Cyrus essays. Modern 3/4 calf with marbled boards pristine. Tightly bound. Pages of Pseudodoxia have light soilage on some pages, and one page with small tear/chip in corner, but overall in fine condition. Some light dampstaining on bottom of final pages bound in (Garden of Cyrus) and a tiny wormhole affecting the top edge of some pages thereto, not affecting text. Otherwise, this is a fine copy overall. Includes a plate of four urns and another plate of geometric design before final essay. The key work, Pseudodoxia, is one of the precursors of the Enlightenment. Brown attempted to dispel superstitions, and under the influence of Bacon, apply reasoning, observation and objectivity to examine a host of old wive's tale, religious dogma, and the like.

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        Animalium: Historia Sacra

      Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1658. 5th edition of a book very popular in its time, which includes natural histories of dragons, unicorns and many other seldom-seen beasties. 16mo in stiff vellum boards, probably original (though the endpapers are not), with leather stitching probably added later. Edges stained blue. The engraved title page depicts many creatures both familiar and strange. Good; the repair of the binding makes it quite stiff, broken at title page (1cm portion of title page attached to fep). Spot stains on rear board; some stains on outer pages but mostly very clean. The title page bears an interesting history of owners: at the bottom is written "Ad libros Johannis Mulleri pertice", probably the 1st owner; then there is "J.D. Mauser ex patr. libr. 1742"; also "Plagwitz - Leipzig 1880". All are written quite small. The type is very small here but well printed, by a publisher known for some early editions of the Mercator Atlas. 631 pp. + indices..

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        Lilium Francicum, veritate historica, botanica, et heraldica illustratum.

      Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1658. Folio (310 x 210mm). pp. (iv), 143, (3), with 16 engravings in the text. Contemporary calf, with gilt coat of arms of Louis-Henri de Loménie, Comte de Brienne on frontcover, some minor repairs. An attractively illustrated and rare work on all aspects of the lily. "First edition of a curious work with well-engraved plates" (Hunt 277). In this heraldic, emblematic, and general iconographical and historical study of the lily, Chifflet challenges, in the course of a general examination of its symbolic manifestations, the antiquity of the lily as the French regal device./Three other small works by the same author are included.//Hunt 277.

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        Narrationes Modernae, Or Modern Reports Begun in the now Upper Bench Court at Westminster, in the beginning of Hillary term 21 Caroli, and continuined to the end of Michaelmas term 1655, as well on the Criminall, as on the Pleas side [etc.]. Wing S6099

      Printed by F.L. [Francis Leach] for W. Lee [and others], London 1658 - Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but firm, the Macclesfield copy, with the bookplate of Thomas Parker, the first Earl, dated 1704 The only edition of Style's reports, one of the few devoted to the Interregnum and (in John Baker's words) "unusual in that they were prepared for the press by the author", serving as a companion to and foundation for Style's "Practical Register"

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Directorium Superiorum Regularium & Ecclesiasticorum, Continens Nonaginta Tres Sermones Spirituales, & varia Themata pro Visitationibus, Investitionibus, Professionibus, &c. / Authore R. P. F. Evangelista De Momigno Ord. FF. Minorum S. Francisci de observantia quondam Vicario Generali, Provinciae Tusciae SS. Theol. Lectore Iubilato, & Praedicatore Clarißimo, post tres editiones Italicas, nunc latinitate donatum Opera & studio R. P. Fr. Brunonis Neusser eiusdem Ord. FF. Minorum Recollectorum Provinciae Coloniae SS. Theologiae Lectoris. Cum Indicibus Necessariis.,

      Köln, Busäus, 1658 - [8] Bl., 327 [i.e. 428], 72 [i.e. 52] S., [18] Bl. *VD17 12:205404L. Erste Ausgabe. - Nachgebunden sind zwei weitere Bücher enthalten: I. Momigno: Diarium Quadragesimale / R.P.F. Evangelistae De Momingo Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Provinciae Tusciae. Köln, Busäus 1659. [4] Bl., 123 [i.e. 223] S., [16] Bl. VD17 547:666503R. - II. (ohne Verf.): Promptuarium Sermonum De Tempore Et Sanctis Per Anni Circulum Cum Indicibus Copiosis . nunc primum in Germania editum. [4] Bl., 200 S., [13] Bl. VD17 547:666507W. - Leichte Altersbräunung, insgesamt sind alle dreit Titel vollständig und sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 800 20 x 16,5 cm. Pergamentband der Zeit. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Sylva Sylvarum: or, A Naturall History. In Ten Centuries.

      William Lee, London, 1658.00, Hardback, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket4to, Seventh edition. "Whereunto is Newly Added the History Naturall and Experimentall of Life and Death, or of the Prolongation of Life. Both written by the Right Honorable Francis Lo. Verulam Viscount St Alban. Published after the Authors death, By Willia,

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        CORONA GOTHICA CASTELLANA Y AUSTRIACA, POLITICAMENTE ILUSTRADA. Dedicado a D. Geronimo Serra Marin.

      - Madrid, Andrés García, 1658, 1ª edición en España, 10 hojas. 556 pp. 18 hojas. Portada con escudo grabado. Colofones.Pequeña marca de agua en margen de primeras hojas, con agujerito de polilla en 4 hojas afectando a 5 letras y pequeña perdida de papel en esquina de 7 primeras hojas sin afectar al texto. Papel tostado en varias hojas. Encuadernado en pergamino con pequeño desperfecto en lomera. (36473).

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        The History of the Evangelical Churches of the Valleys of Piemont. Containing a most exact Geographical Description of the Place, and a faithfull Account of the Doctrine, Life, and Persecutions of the Ancient Inhabitants. Together, with a most naked and punctual Relation of the late Bloudy Massacre, 1655. And a Narrative of all the following Transactions, to the Year of Our Lord 1658. All which are justified, partly by divers Ancient Manuscripts written many hundred Years before Calvin or Luther, and partly by other most Authentick Attestations. The true Originals of the greatest part whereof, are to be seen in their proper Languages by all the curious, in the Publick Library of the famous University of Cambridge. Collected and compliled with much pains and industry, By Samuel Morland, Esq. During his abode in Geneva, in quality of His Highness Commissioner Extraordinary for the Affairs of the said Valleys and particulary for the Distribution of the Collected Moneys, among the remnant of those poor distressed People.

      London, Henry Hills, for Adoniram Byfield 1658. (68) 709 p. Rebound half Leather with ribbed back and richly decorated with stamps, Folio (with multiple engravings in the text, without the map and portrait of the author. Samuel Morland 1625-1695, was a diplomatist, mathematician and inventor. In 1655 Morland was sent by Oliver Cromwell on a mission to Italy to protest at actions taken against the Waldensians by the Duke of Savoy. During his residence in Geneva, Morland prepared minutes, and provured records, vouchers and attestations from which he might compile a correct history of the Waldenses. In 1656 Morland arrived at Whitehall, and shortly afterwards received the thanks of a select committee appointed by Cromwell to inquire into his proceedings. Two years later he published this work, 'The History of the Evangelical Churches of the Valleys of Piemont &c.' This volume, which was illustrated with sensational prints of the supposed sufferings of the Waldenses, 'operated like Fox's Book of Martyrs'.).

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        In Nichomachi Geraseni Arithmeticam Introductionem et de Fato

      Arnhemiae: Jo. Fridericum Hagium, 1658. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Rebound in full blind tooled calf, modest age toning and browning throughout, heavier in a few spots, a few light dampstains but otherwise clean; small quarto. Three volumes in one, each with separate title pages. (x), 181; (1), 239pp. Bound out of order with 177-181 and 1-58 of the second part bound in the wrong spot; but complete including the blank after the first section.& & Printed in two columns in Greek with Latin translation. Iamblichus took much of this work directly from Nicomachus. A Neoplatonist and Neopythagorean, Iamblichus was feted in his 4th century Syria, but also a singular voice in the rediscovery of ancient philosophy in Renaissance Europe. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045192.

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        Analecta Sacra: sive Excursus Phililogica breves Super diversis S. Scripturae locis Praecipue Qua, cum Moribus, Ritibus, Institutisve Priscorum Gentilium conspirant: Aut per ea aliquo modo illustrantur.

      Londen, William Godbid 1658. (40) 502 (9) p. Rebound Leather with title, contemporary boards, 8° (nice copy).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        LA DISCIPLINE ECCLÉSIASTIQUE DES ÉGLISES RÉFORMÉES DE FRANCE. Avec un ample et exact recueil de tous les Articles, Reglemens, Observations, Decisions, & Arrestez des Synodes Nationaux, qui peuvent servir à son entier éclaircissement. et avec toutes les Remarques nécessaires, tant en la Marge, qu’en la table des matières qui y sont traittées, pour scavoir en quel temps, lieu, & Synode, elles ont esté décidées. Le tout fidèlement recueilli, & mis en bon ordre en suite de chaque Article

      Orange Edouard Raban 1658 - , petit in-4, pl. parchemin de l’époque, couv. muette, (plats tachés et gaufrés, parchemin usé aux coupes et aux coins, papier défraîchi avec qq. mouillures, manque de texte aux 2 dernières lignes du ff. 11 de la préface, manquent les derniers f. de la Table des matières après la lettre M, (15 f.)-229. -(6 f.).

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        Pontus Euxinus

      Amsterdam 1658 - A fine 17th century map of Ukraine by Ortelius. Large cartouche appears on the right hand side of the map with large sailing ships on the black sea. , Size : 380x485 (mm), 15x19.125 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        Responses aux Lettres Provinciales publiées par le Secrétaire de Port-Royal contre les PP. de la Compagnie de Jésus sur le sujet de la Morale desdits Pères.

      Chez Jean Mathias Hovius 1658 - 1 vl. in-12 reliure d'époque pleine basane marbrée, dos à 4 nerfs orné, Chez Jean Mathias Hovius, Liège, 1658, 1 f. (titre), 452 pp., 2 ff. n. ch., 2 ff. blancs Exemplaire distinct par sa pagination de l'édition de 1658 citée par Barbier. (ex-libris Bibliotheca du Bosc, rel. frottée avec petits mq. en coiffe sup.). Barbier, IV, 321 Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Freuden- und Trauer-Spiele auch Oden und Sonnette sampt Herr Peter Squentz Schimpff-Spiel. 13 Teile in 1 Band.

      Breslau, Lischke und Trescher (bzw. Breslau, Gottfried Gründer), 1658.. 8°. Frontispiz, 7 Bll., 83 SS. -. 4 Bll., 85 SS., 1 Bl. - 2 Bll., 57 SS. - 3 Bll., 62 SS., 2 Bll. - 7 Bll., 63 SS. - 3 Bll., 15 SS. - 3 Bll., 25 SS., 1 Bl., 85 SS., 6 Bll., 42 SS., 2 Bll., 117 SS., 3 Bll. - Kupfertitel, 6 Bll., 58 Bll., 7 Kupfer - 20 Bll. - 2 Bll., 42 SS. Pergament d. 19. Jh. mit 2 Rückenschildern. Dünnhaupt III, 1861, 2.2; Faber du Faur 628; vgl. Goed. III, 219, 19 (nur Ausgabe 1663). Sehr seltene Sammelausgabe, als erweiterte Titelauflage zu der 1657 gedruckten "Deutscher Gedichte Erster Theil" erschienen und hier um den nun auf dem Titel genannten "Peter Squentz" vermehrt. Enthält: Leo Armenius - Catharina von Georgien - Carolus Stuardus - Beständige Mutter - Cardenio und Celinde - Majuma - Kirchhoffs-Gedanken - Oden - Thränen über das Leiden Jesu Christi - Sonnette (vier Bücher) - Absurda Comica Oder Herr Peter Squentz, Schimpff-Spiel. - Genau wie im Exemplar von Faber du Faur sind hier (vor den Peter Squentz) noch eingebunden: "Papinianus" (mit Kupfertitel und 7 Kupfer-Tafeln) und "Verlibtes Gespenste" - andere Exemplare haben statt dieser beiden Titel auch 79 Seiten Epigrammata eingebunden. Das Stück Peter Squentz, hier mit Noten, ist ein wichtiges frühes Beispiel für die Rezeption von Shakespeare in Deutschland. "The English influence is beyond question, and is confirmed by the figure of the Pickelhäring. The English Comedians presumably performed the Midsummer Night's Dream in Germany... Gryphius' text often departs very far from the original, but some passages read almost like a translation..." (Faber d. F., 627). - Gut erhalten, etwas gebräunt, Vorsatz mit Wappen-Exlibris, vorderes Gelenk etwas angeplatzt, aber solide.

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        Furni novi philosophici.

      Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1658. - Sm.-8vo. 67, (5) pp. (penultimate and last blank). With 1 engraved and folded plate.(WITH:) GLAUBER: Furnorum philosophicorum pars altera, In qua Describitur secundae fornacis proprietas; cuius beneficio destillari possunt omnia volatilia, subtilia & combustibilia; vegetabilia, animalia & mineralia; viâ quâdam incognitâ hactenus & compendiosâ; quâ nihil perditur omninò, sed spiritus etiam subtilissimi capiuntur, quod aliàs per retortas, aliaque vasa fieri nequit. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1658. Sm.-8vo. 148, (4) pp. (WITH:) GLAUBER: Furnorum philosophicorum pars tertia jn qua Describitur tertiae fornacis natura , cujus beneficio & quidem absque vesicis & ahenis; aliisque cupreis, ferreis, stannejs & p]umbejs jnstrumentis, fpiritus varii vegetabiles ardentes.extracta,.olea. salia. &c. Adminiculo autem exigui alicujus inftrumenti cuprei, vasorumque ljgneorum , ad usus tam chymicos quàm medjcos praeparari possunt. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1658. Sm.-8vo. 55 pp. With 2 engraved and folded plates.(WITH:) GLAUBER: Fornacum philosophicarum pars quarta, Continens Descriptionem Fornacis Quartae, cuius beneficio Mineralia & Metalla probantur & examinantur viâ quâdam compendiosiore, quàm hactenus modo illo vulgari; item Metallorum separationem vi fusionis; aliaque necessaria vi fusionis perpetranda. Utilißima Chymicis, Mineralium probatoribus & fossoribus. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1658. Sm.-8vo. 83, (5) pp. (the last 3 blank). With a full-page woodcut. (WITH:) GLAUBER: Fornacum philosophicarum pars quinta. Ubi agitur de natura Quintae Fornacis mirabili; ut & de instrumentorum & materialium ad praedictos 4. Furnos pertinentium, praeparatione facili. Utilißima Medicinae Hermeticae sectatoribus (-appendix). Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1651. Sm.-8°. 54 pp., (1) leaf (blank). With 7 - in part full-page - woddcuts. (WITH): GLAUBER: Annotationes in appendicem quintae Partis Fornacum Philosophicarum, ubi de variis agitur Secretis utilissimis, optimis & incognitis, incredulorum & naturalium Secretorum ignarorum gratiâ publicatae. Amsterdam, J. Janssonius 1658. Sm.-8vo. 72 pp. Contempoary calf (rubbed, spine defective). 6 parts in 1 vol. Sotheran I, 1560 (incompl.). Second Latin edition, part 5 + appendix in the first one. Very rare to find it complete with all plates. Glauber's main work on chemistry, mineralogy etc. Browned throughout, slim upper margins (affecting in places the head-line). Some browning and damp-staining throughout.

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        LIBRO AUREO DEL GRAN EMPERADOR MARCO AURELIO, CON EL RELOX DE PRINCIPES. Compuesto por. Obispo de Guadix, Predicador, y Coronista del Emperador Carlos Quinto.

      Gabriel de León, Madrid 1658 - 20'5x15, port. con divisa grab. (algo de óx), 338f (tostados, pequeños agujeros en fol. 39, 42, 126 y 128, merma de esquina en 109 y 150, afecta mínimamente texto, peq. hum. margen 3-26, 175-190, 250-268, rasgadura 106). Pergamino, rasgadura en lomo. "- Palau 110121. Sigue el texto de la ed. de 1529, única autorizada por el autor. "Fue la Biblia y el oráculo de los cortesanos y las damas, la admiración de los letrados y escritores, el terreno de la envidia de muchos y el escándalo de algunos necios"." 1658

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        Tractatus de Confiscatione Bonorum, Cui Accessit in Hac Postrema.

      1658 - Guazzini Sebastiano. Massini, Seraphino. Tractatus de Confiscatione Bonorum, Cui Accessit in hac Postrema Editione Semicenturia Practicarum Quaestionum Eandem Materiam Tractantium Seraphini Massini. Opus Nunquam Antea Impressum, Omnibus Iurisprudentiae Professoribus, Tam in Scholis, Quam in Utroque Foro Versantibus, Valde Utile, Ac Necessarium. Nec Tantum Magis Communibus DD. Placitis. Sed Etiam Plurium Supremorum Tribunalium Auctoritate, & Signanter Quamplurimis S.R. Rom. Decisionib. Exornatum. Cum Summariis, & Duplici Indice Rerum, Ac Sententiarum Locupletissimo. Macerata: Typis Heredum Augustini Grisei, & Iosephi Piccini, 1658. 160, [36], 307, [79] pp. The second part, by Massini, has the title: Practicarum Quaestionum de Confiscatione Semicenturia. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary vellum, contrasting vellum spine with raised bands and calligraphic title. Some rubbing to board edges, corners bumped, about half of backstrip lacking due to worming, cords secure, front hinge broken, front free endpaper and half-title detached, rear hinge partially cracked, minor worming to final few leaves and rear endleaves, a few signatures loose. Early armorial bookplate to front pastedown, title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-piece and decorated initials. Toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting, internally clean. A solid copy of a scarce title. * Third edition. First published in 1611, this was a well-regarded treatise on the appropriation, under legal authority, of private property to the state in Roman, canon and Italian law. Little is known about Guazzini. The title page of our copy says he was an advocate and expert on criminal law associated with the Roman Curia. This edition is enhanced by an extensive second treatise by Massini. According to the title page, he was jurisconsult associated with the Rota in Macerata. OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law, 1 of this edition (at UC-Berkeley). British Museum Catalogue 11:193. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES HISTOIRES D'HERODOTE MISES EN FRANÇOIS Par P. Du-Ryer. de l'Academie Françoise, Conseiller, & Historiographe du Roy.:

      Courbé,, Paris 1658 - (Codice AN3020) Folio (38,5x25,5 cm) XVI-636-22 pp. Volume ornato con varie belle incisioni su rame: grande marca tipografica firmata Matheus con motto "cur vita resurgo", antiporta allegorica che rappresenta Apollo con le nove muse. Seconda edizione, con dedica dell'editore a Foucquet (Nicolas Fouquet, sovrintendente delle finanze di Luigi XIV) con testatina figurata e capolettera ornato. Bel frontespizio in rosso e nero con qualche piccola antica nota a penna. Nitida impressione, ampi margini. Testatine, capilettera e grandi finalini xilografici tra loro diversi. Qualche lieve segno d'uso agli angoletti bianchi delle prime pagine (uno manca), altre appaiono leggermente brunite; leggeri aloni alle ultime carte. Per il resto in ottimo stato. Legatura originale in pelle con lieve usura alle cuffie; dentelle, qualche intaccatura al margine inferiore del piatto anteriore. Dorso a 6 nervi, titolo oro e scomparti ornati, parzialmente scoloriti. Grande e bel volume, rara edizione. Euro 450 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        D. Justiniani, Sacratissimi Principis, Institutionum, sive Elementorum, libri quatuor, Notis perpetuis multo, quam hucusque, diligentius illustrati, Curo & studo Arnoldi Vinnii I. C. Editio postrema ab Auctore recognita.

      Amstelaedami Ex Officina Elzdeviriana 1658 - 12mo, 133 x 71 mm.s, pp. [xxiv], 643 [644 - 646 blank], with fine additional engraved title-page, with the Elzevir device as vignette on the printed title-page, contemporary red morocco, gilt-ruled border on each cover, spine richly gilt in compartments, all edges gilt; slight wear to base of spine, but generally a very good and attractive copy, with two early, probably contemporary hand-written ownership labels on the front paste-down end-paper: "Jullienne" and "J. B. Q. Malaclie." It would be pleasant to think that the first label and autograph is that of the art collector Jean de Jullienne (1686 - 1766). Arnoldus Vinnius (1588 - 1657) was one of the leading jurists of Europe in the 17th century, and this commentary on Justinian is his most important work. His commentary on Justinian, with the text, was first published in 1642, and this was the first edition to be published after his death. In his autobiography, My Own Life, David Hume noted that his "Family [had] a Notion that the Law was a proper Profession for me: But I found an unsurmountable Aversion to every thing but the Pursuits of Philosophy and general Learning; and while they fancyed that I was poring over Voet and Vinnius, Cicero and Virgil were the Authors which I was secretly devouring." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Riga

      Amsterdam 1658 - The print is from the book "Itinerarium Germaniae et regnorum vicinorum cum iconibus civitatum" by Martin Zeiller, Size : 110x130 (mm), 4.375x5.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Guerras Civiles de Inglaterra y trágica muerte de su Rey Carlos.

      Madrid, por Diego Diaz de la Carrera, Impressor del Reyno, a costa de Manuel López, Mercader de Libros, 1658. - 4to.; 8 hs., 408 pp., 4 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Primera edicion española de la obra del conde ferrariense Bisaccioni, gentilhombre de Luis XIV y perfecta encarnación del aventurero de altura. La traducción se debe al Preceptor de Carlos II, Don Diego López de Albornoz, quien utiliza para aleccionadores fines hispánicos lo sucedido en Inglaterra a la cabeza de Carlos I (1600-1649) haciendo ver cuan útil sea la Historia al Príncipe «mostrando en agenos escarmientos lo que se deve seguir, lo que huir y lo que con buen arte se deve apartar». [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Judge Dodaridge, His Law of Nobility and Peerage. Wherein the Antiquities, Titles, Degrees, and Distinctions; Concerning the Peeres and Nobility of this Nation, are Excellently set forth . . . according to the Lawes and Customes of England

      Printed for L. Chapman, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.], London 1658 - Modern 1/4 calf, definite embrowning, cut close; sound only

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        Narrationes Modernæ, or Modern Reports Begun in the now Upper Bench Court at Westminster, in the Beginning of Hillary term 21 Caroli, and Continued to the end of Michaelmas term 1655, as well on the Criminall, as on the Pleas side.

      London: Printed by F. L.[Francis Leach] for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, G. Bedel, and C. Adams. 1658 - First and only edition. 2ÌŠ [20], 483, [37] pp. Includes index and with a list of “Books Printed or Sold by Will. Leak.” to rear paste-down. In a contemporary full sheep, blind-ruled and titled direct. Re-backed and cornered and with sewn end-bands head and tail. Title page lined and with edges supported, and free endpapers sympathetic replacements. First few leaves with slight worming, not affecting text. William Style was one of the law reporters forced to cease publishing his law reports in Law French and he voices his criticism in the preface thus: "I have made these reports speak English, not that I believe they will be thereby more generally useful, for I have been always and yet am of opinion, that that part of the common law which is in English hath only occasioned the making of unquiet spirits contentiously knowing, and more apt to offend others than to defend themselves; but I have done it in obedience to authority, and to stop the mouths of such of this English age, who, though they be confessedly different in their minds and judgment, as the builders of Babel were in their language, yet do think it vain, if not impious, to speak or understand more than their own mother tongue." Reports printed in black letter. ESTC R7640. Wing S6099. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cheminées a l'Italienne nouvellement inventées et et (sic) gravées par I. Le Pautre.

      - Paris, Pierre (II) Mariette, (no date, ca. 1658 - 1670). Complete series of very beautiful etched title and 5 plates, with plate numbers, 1-6, showing designs for chimney-pieces, with scales of measurements. ca. 21,8 x 14,8 cm on leaves of ca. 29 x 18,5 cm.*Fuhring Nos. 9346 - 9351. I.F.F. XVII, 12, Nos. 1476 - 1481. Destailleur (1863), 93. BAL, 2, No. 1839. Cf. Kat. Orn. Berlin No. 313, II, No. 50 (only 2nd edition). First edition of this very beautiful series of elaborate baroque designs for chimney-pieces in the manner of the Italians, invented and etched by the famous architect and ornament designer Jean Lepautre (Paris 1618 - 1682). The fireplace was one of the most important decorative elements of a room, thus receiving an elaborate ornamentation. Contains a chimney-piece flanked by large foliage consoles with garlands of fruit and crowned with a portrait medallion of an emperor supported by a putto and set between two sphinxes; chimney-piece crowned with a statue of Victory with an armorial trophy on either side, the hearth-plate is supported by two atlantes; chimney-piece, the overmantel is decorated with the Abduction of Proserpina in a medallion, with a putto seated on a lion on either side; chimney-piece surmounted by the bust of a woman being crowned by two cupids; chimney-piece set between two fluted Corinthian pilasters, above which is a niche with a vase; chimney-piece with a chimney-hood closed off by two shutters, crowned with the bust of an emperor. - Tiny erasure to plate 4, otherwise well preserved; bright impressions with ample margins.[(4420)] [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ARISTIPPE OU DE LA COUR.

      - A Paris, chez Augustin Courbé, 1658. In-8 pleine basane brune du temps, dos à nerfs formant des caissons richement ornés de fers spéciaux dorés encadrant des fleurons centraux, tranches granitées, (1f+frt+t+2ff n.c.+244pp+11ff de table). La table a été fortement annotée dans la marge à l’encre ancienne qui a même troué le papier par endroits. Mais le corps de l’ouvrage est propre, bonne typographie, marges correctes (rares rousseurs et traces d’encre).Très beau titre frontispice gravé à pleine page par Huret; fleurons de titre, bandeaux et lettrines gravés. Un bel ex-libris gravé, un second à l’encre.Considéré comme le chef-d’oeuvre de Guez de Balzac, dédié à la reine Christine de Suède, il étudie les moeurs de la cour et cherche comment concilier devoir et politique; Sainte-Beuve en fait l’éloge dans Port-Royal.

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        Emblem Book] Lucis Evangelicæ, sub velum sacrorum emblematum, reconditiæ, pars tertia. Hoc est cæleste pantheon sive cælum novum in festa et gesta sanctorum totius anni, selecta historia, & morali doctrina varie illustratum : pars posterior

      apud viduam & haeredes Joannis Cnobbari, sub signo S. Petri. MDCLVIII [1658], Antverpiae [Antwerp] - Two parts, with separate title pages, in one volume. 4to: [4],352[334 misprinted 234],[44, indices]; [4],492[but 494: pp. 153-160 misprinted as 1-8], p. 295 as 195, pp. 340-341 as 342-343, p. 348 as 349, pp. 377-378 repeated in number only],[40, indices]pp, with two title-page vignettes, 55 emblems within ornamental borders engraved by Jacob van Meurs (1619-1680), and numerous woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary vellum with yapped edges, later green silk ties. Exceptionally clean and bright copy, engravings in rich, deep impressions. Provenance: van de Catholijke Kerk te Zierikzee (book label on rear paste down). Not in Landwehr or Praz, but see Landwehr, Low Countries, 222, and Praz p.327, for Antwerp edition of 1654. Rare Antwerp impression of this emblem book, first printed in Cologne (1657). The Lux Evangelicae, probably Engelgrave's best know work, presents themes for sermons on religious holidays and saints days, summed up in emblems with mottoes often borrowed from classical poets, the religious meaning made explicit by biblical quotations. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        SUFFOLCIA vernacule SUFFOLKE

      Nuevo Atlas del Regno de Inghilterra., 1658, Spanish.. Copper engraving. Original colour. Very good condition. Size: 50 x 38.5 cm. (19½ x 15 inches) An attractive map of Suffolk with ten coats of arms along top edge, with title cartouche decorated, and three further coats of arms. Secondary cartouche with scale at lower left. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandica, vol II: 5290: 2

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        De Recto Curandorum Vulnerum Ratione et Aliis Ejusm Artis Praeceptis Libri II

      Petri van den Berg, Amsterdam 1658 - 311pp. Frontispiece engraving and title page vignette. Detailed note of conservation tipped in on rear paste-down. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Expertly restored with new eps, repairs to page edges of prelims and original spine laid on [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Russiae ex autographo, quid delineandum curavit

      Amsterdam: , [1658]. Size: 480 × 575 mm. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. Very minor thinning to central fold, some margins a little uneven, but otherwise in good condition. Blaeu's reissue of Hessel Gerritsz's rare and influential map of Russia. This fine map was compiled from manuscripts brought back from Russia, by Isaac Massa to whom the large inset plan of Moscow is said to be attributed. The map was first issued by Hessel Gerritsz in 1613. Blaeu published it after acquiring the plate after Gerritsz's death in 1632. This edition has Dutch text on the verso. This superb map has many interesting and decorative features, including; a detailed inset plan of Moscow, complete with a seventeen letter key of prominent public buildings and churches; a compass rose and a galleon in the Caspian Sea; a small inset view of the northerly port of Archangel; three Russian men in local dress and a magnificent map title and dedication.

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        Cursus logicus systematicus & agonisticus, in quo praeter theoremata, quaestiones, ad eorum explicationem necessariae, more scholastico, proponuntur, examinatur discutiuntur & solvuntur. Accesserunt ad calcem indices tres.

      Oxford: by R. Blagrave for W. Hall 1658 - title within a border of printer’s ornaments, defective however, with loss of border at the fore-margin but without loss of text, and mounted, some damp-staining in the lower margins and worming, affecting the text, pp. [viii], 720, [16], 8vo, contemporary calf, double blind ruled borders on sides with an off centre double rule to the left, horizontal blind pairs of rules on spine, spine defective at foot, crude repairs, lower edges worn, sound Isendoorn was a professor at Deventer, and the work was first published at Harderwyyk in 1654. ‘As if students of logic were not sufficiently burdened with Berewood, Sanderson, and Smith, this reprint [of the Dutch edition] of Isendoorn (omitting the third index, in spite of the title) was dumped on Oxford by Blagrave. It is the dullest and longest of the four, but is surpassed by the Smiglesius of the same year, in which the same publisher participated. It was time for the Merry Monarch to supervene’ (Madan).If Isendoorn was dumped on Oxford, Oxford seems to have returned the compliment, since not many copies are recorded in ESTC, only one of them in Oxford itself (3 others in the UK, 2 in North America). (Madan 2391; ESTC R24067)

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        MASSILIA.

      Apud Josiam Staedelium 1658 - In-24 ( 105 X 60 mm ) de 6ff. 418 pp. et 10ff d'index et corrections. Relié chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, filets sur les plats, roulette et fleurons d'angle, coupes et coiffes filetées d'or ( reliure du XIX° ) plusieurs erreurs de pagination sans manque de texte.Exemplaire de KHOTEN, érudit Marseillais, complet de la curieuse gravure dépliante telle un frontispice représentant une embarcation dans le golfe de Marseille avec à son bord hommes, femmes, enfants et une légion romaine dont l'un d'eux jette un lest à la mer avec un étendard qui porte "quo fata trahunt". Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage très rare qui s'attache à montrer l'influence des romains sur notre gouvernement. histoire antiquite marseille provence Regionalisme [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DES CONNESTABLES: CHANCELIERS, ET GARDES DES SEAVX MARESCHAUX: ADMIRAUX, SUR-INTENDANS DE LA NAVIGATION, ET GENERAUX DES GALERES DE FRANCE: DES HRENDS-MAISTRES DE LA MAISON DU ROY, ET DES PREVOSTS DE PARIS: DEPUIS LEUR ORIGINE: AVEC LE LEURS ARMES ET BLASONS.

      De L'Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1658 - Folio. [xviii], 75p, [xii], 192p [i.e. 194, additional pages numbered 29a and 30a], [viii], 132p [i.e. 134, additional pages numbered 91a and 92a], [x], 103p, [viii], 54p, [viii], 46p. Engraved title page with pictorial vignettes and designs, head-piece and historiated initial. Illustrated with 587 large coats-of-arms, a few hand colored. Bound in full mottled calf with marbled endpapers, the spine with title label gilt and with gilt panel ornaments (probably late 18th century), the covers with central embossed gilt arms. "Ouurage commence par Jean Le Feron, l'an 1555. Reueu & continue insques a present. Par Claude Collier, Graueur de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orles. Augumente de diuerses Recherches, non encore imprimees, seruans au plus grand eclaircissement de ce Recueil. Par Denys Godefroy, Conseiller & Historiographe du Roy."With two bookplates of Comte Henry Chandon de Briailles (1898-1937).The last and most important edition of this chronological collection of biographies for the 5th century to 1658. First three leaves with some ragged edges, many areas with light foxing, a few k spots. Rather considerable rubbing, the spine especially so with damaged lower compartment, but all quite sound and presentable [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La vie de la venerable mere Isabelle des Anges, religieuse, carmelite deschausse'e, Professe du Conuent de Salamanque: et l'une des Fondatrices de l'Ordre de Nostre Dame due Mont-Carmel, selon la reforme de sainte Teeres, en France, decedée au Monastere de Limoges.

      Pierre le Petit;, Paris: 1658 - Paris: Pierre le Petit; 1658. 448 S. Ldr. mit 5 künstlichen Bünden und Goldschmuck. Kanten etwas berieben und bestossen. Leder am Rücken teils professionell ausgebessert. Gold minimal abgeplatzt und mit minimalen Wurmlöchern. Im Ganzen jedoch sehr ordentliches Exemplar. Selten! La Mère Isabelle des Anges (1565-1644) ist eine von sechs Karmeliterinnen, die 1604 von Spanien nach Paris kam und dort an der Verbreitung karmelitischer Klöster mitwirkte. Der Karmeliterorden (Ordo Fratrum Beatae Mariae Virginis de Monte Carmelo) ist nach dem im hl. Land liegenden Gebirgszug Karmel benannt. Dort ließen sich nach der Eroberung Palästinas durch die Kreuzfahrer Eremiten nieder, welche die Traditionen des frühchr. Mönchstums, der weltabgewandten Askese bzw. strengster Armut pflegten. Die Tradition führt den Karmeliterorden auf den Propheten Elias zurück, der neunhundert Jahre vor Christus lebte und die Erscheinung der Maria in einer Wolke erblickte. Der entscheidene Impuls zu dem großen Aufblühen eines weibl. Ordenszweiges erfolgte erst in der 2. Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts in Spanien im Zusammenhang mit der von Teresa v. Avila und Johannes vom Kreuz initiierten und von Kg. Philipp II, geförderten Reformbewegung. Der Orden nimmt in Anspruch, gegründet worden zu sein, um die Muttergottes zu verehren. Die heilige Teresa von Avila sagt deutlich, daß das Verlangen der Karmeliter dahin geht, "allein mit dem Alleinigen zu sein". Gott offenbart sich dem Herzen in Einsamkeit und daher arbeitet jede Nonne so viel wie möglich allein ihrer Zelle. Sprache: Französisch Kanten etwas berieben und bestossen. Leder am Rücken teils professionell ausgebessert. Gold minimal abgeplatzt und mit minimalen Wurmlöchern. Im Ganzen jedoch sehr ordentliches Exemplar. Selten! Ldr. mit 5 künstlichen Bünden und Goldschmuck. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paratitla Sive Summaria Et Methodica Explicatio Decretalium D. Gregorii Papae IX. Opus novum, Scholae ac Foro, & Decretis Conc. Tridentini accommodatum. Edito quinta, emendatior & Indicibus auctior.

      Apud Cyprianum Coenestenium, Lovanii, Leuven 1658 - 15 ff, 909 ppp. Also known as Andrea Desselius Valerius and Walter Driessens - (1588 - 1655). While at Louvain University he taught Hebrew, and established his "Collegium Trilingue". He was noted for his devotion to the University and had an intimate knowledge of its archives. Short cuts, small margins, but without affecting the text., Good copy Modern percaline binding, raised bands, gilt cuts and title [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TACITUS AXIOMATICUS De Principe, Ministris, & Bello. Cum Sacris exemplis & Thucydide locis congruis sparsim collatus.

      Typis & Impensis Joh. Friderici Weiss,, Francofurti ad Moenum, : 1658 - Engraved t.p., which reads: "Tacitus Axiomaticus cum Sacris et Thucydide sparsim collatus." Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial captial letters. Volume contains 4 of Sprenger's works, including TavBooks ID Nos 34016 - 35017, 35019. Price is the entire volume of 4 works. General wear & soiling to binding. 2 bookplates to front eps. A VG copy. Sammelband volume, in period full vellum, with title(s) hand-inked to spine. Faint red edgestain. 12mo: a^12 b^6 A - P^12 Q^6. Q6 a blank. D5 missigned as D4; F6 as E6; L8 as L6; M4 as M5. 5-3/8" x 3". 1st edition. [36], 372, [2 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rinaldo and Armida: A Tragedy as it is Acted at the Theatre in Little-Lincoln's-Inn-Fields

      Printed for Jacob Tonson. First edition.. Some light foxing; very good copy with decent margins.. Wing D-1042; NCBEL II, 1042. 4to, modern blue quarter morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt lettering. Bound without the half-title. The second play of several by the critic and miscellaneous writer John Dennis (1658-1734), an enemy of Alexander Pope and considered by many to the first professional English literary critic.

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        Nürnbergisches Geist- und Lehrreiches neu vermehrtes Hand-Buch in Siebentzig nützliche Bücher abgetheilt. Nürnberg, Endter 1663. Kl. 8. 12 Bll., 1277 S., 5 Bll., mit gestoch. Frontispiz, Kupfertitel, 2 gestoch. Porträttafeln und 70 Kupfertafeln, Goldschn., reich goldgepr. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln.

      - VD 17 23:685422T (nur Wolfenbüttel inkompl. u. ohne Kupfer).- Mit einer Vorrede v. Johann Michael Dilherr.- Erstmals 1658 erschienenes Handbuch des Diakon an St. Lorenz in Nürnberg, Dominikus Beer (1598-1663).- Enth. so Kapitel wie ?Haus und Reichspostill, Wetter-Glöcklein, Geistlicher Calender, Taufnamen-Register, Melancholey-Vertreiber, Leibs- und Seelen-Artzney?.- Mit einem Porträt des Verfassers u. des Widmungsempfängers Johann Georg, Herzog zu Sachsen.- Tls. etw.fleckig, Front. u. gest. Titel wasserrandig, einige Bll. mit kl. Randläsuren, Ebd. tls. berieben, Ecken und am Rücken unten mit Bezugsfehlstellen, Schließen fehlen.

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        See Treffen Zwischen den Schweditchen und Hollandischen Flootten, durch den He: Reichs Admiral Wrangel, und He: Admirael Leüt: Opdam, so geschegen im Sund, Anno 1658...

      *** Søslag ved Kronborg i Øresund i oktober 1658 mellem den svenske flåde under Rigsadmiral Wrangel og den hollandske flåde under Admiralløjtnant Opdam. [ Svenskerne søgte forgæves at spærre den hollandske flåde vejen til København ]. Kobberstik. 28 x 36 cm. Kobberstikket er ikke koloreret. Papiret er med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen i 1667. I nyere ramme med passepartout fra Brock Rammehåndværk. Rammen måler 41 x 49 cm. - Fint eksemplar.. Theatrum Europaeum er titlen på et tysksproget historieværk grundlagt af Matthäus Merian og udsendt i 21 bind i Frankfurt am Main i årene 1633 til 1738. Nærværende kobberstik stammer fra bind VIII. Dette bind kendes i tryk fra 1667 og 1693

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        A late Discourse Made in a Solemne Assembly of Nobles and Learned Men at Montpellier in France … Touching the Cure of Wounds by the Powder of Sympathy;

      London: printed for R. Lowndes, and T. Davies,, 1658. With Instructions how to make the said Powder; whereby many other Secrets of Nature are unfolded. Rendered faithfully out of French into English By R. White, Gent. The second Edition corrected and augmented, with the addition of an Index. Duodecimo (139 × 75 mm). Contemporary unlettered sheep sewn on two cords, unlined, double blind rules. Engraved bookplate of William Tempest of the Inner Temple, 1702, to blank A3v; 1900 ownership inscription to initial blank. With final index and advert leaf. Spine restored at head and tail, corners worn, title leaf with small tear in gutter costing one letter and small part of typographic frame, fore edge of same leaf a little frayed, a little light spotting, still a good copy. Second edition in English, same year as the first, a translation of a lecture delivered to a congress of French virtuosi, giving Digby's complex mechanical explanation of the "sympathetic powder", a Paracelsian weapon-salve which was applied to the weapon that inflicted the wound, rather than to the patient. Exiled in Paris after the English civil war, Digby studied chemistry under the Scottish royal physician, William Davidson. He had "cured his friend James Howell, then the duke of Buckingham's secretary, of a sword-cut in the hand by dissolving some powdered vitriol crystals in water and plunging into the mixture a cloth stained with blood from the wound. The pain in Howell's hand, some yards away, immediately ceased … Many were convinced by Digby's evidence, including Joseph Glanvill, later a Royal Society fellow, and Nathaniel Highmore, a distinguished anatomist and friend of William Harvey. In fact the cure lay in washing and bandaging the wound" (ODNB).

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        Histoire naturelle et morale des Iles Antilles de l'Amerique

      Rotterdam 1658 - First edition, a remarkable early Huguenot emigration guide. 1658. Rotterdam. Arnout Leers. In 4to (230 mm x 165 mm). 2 [blank] + 8 ff. [including engraved title] + 527 + 6 ff. + 2 [blank] + 44 plates, many of which full page. Contemporary vellum over boards, head with upper hinge starting with minor loss of vellum, else very good. A fine example, very clean and fresh, only slightly foxed. Rare first edition, issue with L. D. P. (Louis de Poincy, to whom authorship has been attributed) in the dedicatory epistle, possibly the rarest issue. In fact, the authorship has been long debated, according to Sabin, ¿Much of the material may have been collected by De Poincy, but the principal or rather sole compiler of the work appears to have been Charles de Rochefort¿; today the consensus is that it was written by Rochefort, the Dutch edition of 1662 so confirms it. A truly remarkable work on the islands of the Caribbean, arguably intended as an emigrant guide; the first part relates mainly and contains extensive details on the region´s natural history, the second part deals with the manners, customs, trade, religion, organization and administration of the Caribs. The work finishes with a vocabulary of the Carib language by Father Raymond Breton. The work is profusely and handsomely illustrated with 43 copper-plates of varying sizes, a full page portrait of Jacques Amproux and a splendid engraved title page. Brunet III, 206. Sabin, 72314. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Litterae provinciales, de morali & politica Jesuitarum disciplina. A Willelmo Wendrockio (.) e Gallicâ in Latinam linguam translatae.

      Coloniae [i.e. Leyden], Nicolaus Schouten [i.e. Elsevier], 1658. - (XXXII)+608 pp. Index. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf. (Binding rubbed/dam., spine ends sl. dam., title on spine missing; typed text glued to pastedown. Binding fair, contents VG). * Willems, 829. - 1st Latin ed. of the Lettres Provinciales, translated by Pierre Nicole. - Copy without the 4 pages "Addenda", also not mentioned in Willems. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CAROLI MOLINÆI FRANCIÆ ET GERMANIÆ CELEBERRIMI JURISCONSULTI, ET IN SUPREMO PARISIORUM SENATU ANTIQUI ADVOCATI, OPERA QUÆ EXTANT OMNIA, EX VARIIS LIBRORUM APOTHECIS, IN QUIBUS LATEBANT ( ), editio quarta IV tomis distincta, horum seriem pagina nona indicabit; t. I et II (sur IV au total)

      Paris Apud Iacobum Quesnel 1658 - , 2 vol. in-folio, pl. veau granité, dos à nerfs orné, p. de tit. rouge et noire, tr. jaspées, impression en 2 colonnes, vignettes, lettrines, (rel. en état médiocre, fortes épidermures, petits manques aux nerfs, aux coiffes, aux coins et aux coupes, mors lég. fendus, 1 f. détaché au t. I, papier jauni par endroits, mouill. claires et rousseurs), 6 f.-1795 col. + Index / 2 f.- 1745 col.-291 col. + Index.

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        FOUR CONTINENTS] Europa delineata et recens edita; Asiæ nova delineata; Africæ accurata tabula; Nova et accuratissima totius Americæ descriptio

      Visscher, [Amsterdam 1658 - A set of the four continental maps from the Golden Age of Dutch cartography The Dutch were especially well equipped for the role they played in the European discovery and colonization of the wider world. Unencumbered by any desire to impose their religious or political beliefs, they simply wanted to trade commodities and profit thereby. The ascendancy of the Dutch in global trade lasted only as long as they could withstand the English and French, who, with much larger populations, ultimately overwhelmed them, but for a considerable portion of the 17th century, the Dutch were supreme. The outlines of the world the Dutch merchantmen discovered was conveyed to the rest of Europe (as Spain and Portugal did not) in beautifully engraved and coloured maps that resonated with authority. In these four maps by Visscher, with only a few exceptions (Hokkaido, Australia, New Zealand and the mythical Anian), the continents are delineated and defined in a remarkably accurate way. This was the accumulation of the day to day observations of sea captain / tradesmen, who at this time gave the world the first comprehensive sea charts. The Dutch were tradesmen and seafarers, not conquerors or settlers, so the fundamental advancement in geographical knowledge was in coastlines and rivers, as if in preparation for the great movements of peoples to come. The interiors derive from other, less reliable sources, some of them ancient as the Ptolemaic interior of Africa. The four maps form a balanced composition and an aesthetically appealing portrait of the newly discovered World. Visscher's cartouches are light, optimistic and exuberant, happily implying a bright future. Each of the four maps bears a dedicatory cartouche to a prominent Dutch statesman and illustrates his coat of arms, usually surrounded by gods, goddesses and angels. Betz, 87; Norwich 55; Burden, 332. Four hand-coloured copper engraved maps.

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        Rimas Sacras. Con Cien Octavas a La Vida De La Magdalena .

      Henrique Valente De Olivera, Lisboa 1658 - Portada grabada con la estampeta de Jesús en la Cruz - 3 h. - 180 folios y 4 hojas. A destacar: la portada restaurada del márgen blanco exterior - y - en el folio 154 comienza un pequeñísimo agujero de polilla en el margen blanco exterior, haciéndose un poquito más grande hasta el folio 162. Reaparece muy pequeñito en el folio 163, hasta el folio 171 donde se hace algo más grande, interfiriendo en el texto y hasta el final. resto muy buen ejemplar. Correcta encuadernación del siglo XX a media piel con puntas. Lomera con nervios y un tejuelo. Size: 8ºmenor [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nova Orbis Terrarum Delineatio Singulari Ratione Accommodata Meridiano Tabb. Rudolphi Astronomicarum

      1658. 380 x 680mm., large engraved hemispherical world map, surmounted by the two headed eagle of the Holy Roman Empire bound in KEPLER, JOHANN. Tabulae Rudolphinae, quibus astronomicae scientiae, temporum longinquitate collapsae restauratio continetur. Ulm: Jonas Saur, 1627. 2 parts in one volume, folio (338 x 224mm). second issue of first 2 quires, engraved frontispiece by Georg Celer, large folding engraved map, woodcut diagrams in text, eighteenth-century vellum, early manuscript annotations, calculations and diagrams in margins, without the 4 inserted leaves ("Sportula genethliacis"), map supplied from another copy and washed, several printed marginal notes slightly shaved, binding slightly wormed on both covers. FIRST EDITION. These tables of planetary motion were completed by Kepler in 1601, at the request of Tycho Brahe shortly before his death. They gave far more accurate positions than those in previous tables. Casper identified three issues of the first two quires of this first edition: the present copy contains the second issue of both quires. A four-leaf "Sportula genethliacis missa de Tabularum Rudolphi usu in computationibus astrologicis" was added ti sine cioues at the end of the first part; it is not present in this copy. This rare and striking map shows a dramatic rendering of the two-headed eagle of the Holy Roman Empire. The map was prepared at the request of Eckebrecht's friend Johann Kepler. The map's arrangement of one bifurcated hemisphere on either side of a complete hemisphere faclitates the calculation of longitude using Kepler's tables. "The design harks back to Braun's inspiring wall map of 1574 which is also headed by the imperial double-headed eagle and has the continents in bifurcated form" (Shirley). While the map is dated 1630, and in cartographical terms is of that period, it could not have been published until years later, as it bears a dedication to Emperor Leopold who ascended the throne in 1658. No earlier state is recorded. REFERENCES: Shirley 335; Caspar 79; Houzeau & Lancaster 12754; Norman 1208; Zinner 5063. First Edition. Book.

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        Animalium: Historia Sacra

      Jan Jansson, Amsterdam 1658 - 5th edition of a book very popular in its time, which includes natural histories of dragons, unicorns and many other seldom-seen beasties. 16mo in stiff vellum boards, probably original (though the endpapers are not), with leather stitching probably added later. Edges stained blue. The engraved title page depicts many creatures both familiar and strange. Good; the repair of the binding makes it quite stiff, broken at title page (1cm portion of title page attached to fep). Spot stains on rear board; some stains on outer pages but mostly very clean. The title page bears an interesting history of owners: at the bottom is written "Ad libros Johannis Mulleri pertice", probably the 1st owner; then there is "J.D. Mauser ex patr. libr. 1742"; also "Plagwitz - Leipzig 1880". All are written quite small. The type is very small here but well printed, by a publisher known for some early editions of the Mercator Atlas. 631 pp. + indices.

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