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        Geometria, à Renato des Cartes Anno 1637 Gallicè edita; Volume One

      Amsterdam: Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and soiled. Occasional light foxing. 1659. Second Edition. Cream hardback vellum cover. 200mm x 160mm (8" x 6"). [xiii], 520pp. .

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        Geometria, à Renato des Cartes Anno 1637 Gallicè edita; Volume One

      Amsterdam: Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and soiled. Occasional light foxing. 1659. Second Edition. Cream hardback vellum cover. 200mm x 160mm (8" x 6"). [xiii], 520pp. .

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        Geometria, a Renato des Cartes Anno 1637 Gallice edita; ... Volume One

      Amsterdam Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios 1659. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and soiled. Occasional light foxing Second Edition Cream hardback vellum cover 200mm x 160mm (8" x 6"). [xiii], 520pp.

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        L'Ovide Bouffon / L'Ovide Travesty, ou Ies Métamorphoses Burlesques

      Estienne Loyson, Paris 1659 - Cf. Catalogue des livres rares et singuliers du cabinet de M. Filheul [i.e., Charles Chardin] for the 1660 issue. Full calf rebacked in cloth; restoration of blank top, front fly. Five volumes bound as one. Ex. John Harvey, Ickswell Bury. First published in 1649, this is the first issue to add the fifth volume. ; 24mo 9 x 14.5 cm; iv,106 [2],168,115[1],132,115 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Third Part of The Reports Of Edward Bulstrode Of the Inner Temple ESQ; His Highnesse Chief Justice of North-Wales Of divers Resolutions and Judgements, given with great advice, and Mature deliberation by the Grave, Reverend, and Learned Judges, and Sages of the LAW Of Cases and Matters in Law: With the Reasons and causes of their said Resolutions and Judgements, given in the Court of Kings Bench in the time of the late Reign of King James, and the beginning of King Charles

      Printed for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell,, 1659-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Bound in fine, period-style modern 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Fine binding and cover. Collated. [20], 341, [1], index [24] pp. License laid on rear pastedown. Generally clean, and unmarked. Light foxing. Scarce, stray, early marginalia. Wing B5448. ESTC R226767. A view of 17th century English common law. The first edition of the third part of Bulstrode's reports. Dean's Memo and Brown's Bibliography list the second edition of this text was in John Marshall's law notes. An interesting excerpt, "The poorest person living, were not the Law his refuge, would be yet more unhappy then his present condition can make him, for be he never so mean he is within its care, and the greatest Person living is not exempted from its Power" And, "But is is not a licentious Liberty which the Law gives us, but a real Freedom, a freedom from Slavery and Tyranny." (Speaking of the Liberties of England, referencing Lord Coke.) Bulstrode draws deeply from the Western legal tradition, citing Justinian's code, Coke, Hooker, Aristotle, the Magna Carta, Roman law, etc. Much of the legal basis of law he presents is familiar to modern English and American jurists, and political philosophers. Edward Bulstrode (c.1588-1659) was a noted English jurist. During the 1620s-1630s, he served on the courts of chancery, king's bench, and Star Chamber. Bulstrode's best know work was his law reports, 'covering king's bench suits in 1610 17, and 1625 6, as well as some poor-law assizes cases from the early years of Charles I. These were translated by Bulstrode from his original law-French notes into English, the first reports to have been so published by their author." - Wilfrid Prest, Bulstrode, Edward (c.1588-1659), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004.

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        Des Teutschen Secretarii zweyter Theil: Oder Allen Cantzleyen / Studir- und Schreibschulen dienliches Titular und Formularbuch....

      Nürnberg, Endter, 1659.. 8°, circa 16 x 10 cm. Kupfertitel, 15 Bll., 16 SS., 1 Kupfer, 3 Bll., 742 SS., 6 Bll. Pergament d. Zt.. Dünnhaupt 9, III, 100 I, 1: "nicht nur Titularbuch, sondern in erster Linie Geschäftsbriefsteller"; Faber du Faur II, 509 a; VD17 23:297186Z. In sich abgeschlossener, separat erschienener zweiter Teil; ein erster Band kam 1656 heraus als Handbuch "zur richtigen Abfassung amtlicher, beruflicher und privater Briefe". - Hier mit 6 Kapiteln und einem "Bericht von dem Buchhalten". Die Teile behandeln: Ehrtentitel hoher Potentaten, Gruß und höfliche Complimente, Klag- Trost- und Vermahnungs-, Geschäft- und Kanzleischreiben, Streitschriften aus der Sittenlehre und Naturkunde. Der schöne Kupfertitel mit vier Detailansichten von schreibenden Händen, die Tafel zeigt Orpheus, der vor den Tieren spielt. - Gering gebräunt, nur wenig fleckig, Kupfertitel etwas angeschmutzt, Vorsätze etwas gelockert, Einband angestaubt und berieben, insgesamt trotz der Gebrauchsspuren gut erhalten.

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        Observationum medicarum... centuria quarta

      Lyons: Antoine Cellier, 1659. First Description of Aortic StenosisRIVIERE, Lazare (1589-1655). Observationum medicarum, & curationum insignium centurae tres. . . . Edited by Simeon Jacoz. 4to. [8], 311, [9]pp. Lyons: Antoine Cellier, 1659. 225 x 167 mm. Speckled sheep c. 1659, rubbed, small wormhole in front cover. Some foxing, browning & dampstaining, old repair to one leaf. Very good copy. Old signature and notes on endpapers. First Edition. Riviere was the first to describe stenosis of the aortic valve, from a case that he treated in 1646. GM 2727 cites Riviere's description of this condition in his Opera medica universa (1674), of which the present work is the first edition; the description appears here on p. 177, and is entitled "Cordis palpitatio & pulsus inaequalitas." Riviere also brought Paracelsian iatrochemistry into the curriculum of the University of Montpellier, and it was under his auspices that Alexander Fraser introduced the Harviean theory of the circulation into the University's curriculum in 1636. An edition of the present work was published in The Hague in the same year as this Lyons edition. As Riviere was French it is reasonable to presume that the Lyons edition was first. Hirsch. Norman 1837. Willius & Dry, p. 58. Thorndike VIII, p. 518.

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        The Romane Historie written by T. Livius of Padua : Also, the Breviaries of L. Florus: vvith a chronology to the vvhole historie; and the topography of Rome in old time. Translated out of Latine into English, by Philemon Holland, Doctor in Physick. To which is now added, A supplement of the second decad of Livy (which was lost.) Lately written in Latine by I. Freinshemius, and now newly translated into English

      London: printed by W. Hunt, for Gabriel Bedell, at the Middle Temple Gate, 1659. Second Holland edition. Portrait of Livy in text, epitaph within woodcut border, ornamental headpieces. [10], 298, 297-1122, [44], 95 [i.e. 98], [2] pp. Title-leaf is a cancel. Folio. Bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, red leather title label. Stamp of Farrer Farrer Magd. Coll. on pastedown. Joints starting but still sound. Leaves E4 and Dd4 with small perforation and slight loss. Overall, a handsome copy, about very good. Philemon Holland's Livy Includes: "A supplement of the second decad of Livie's Roman History", which has a separate dated title page with imprint "... printed for Joshua Kirton, Abel Roper, Gabriel Bedell, and George Sawbridge ..."; with separate pagination and register. Attractive copy of Holland's Livy, the first edition of which was published in 1600. "[Holland's] was the romance not of feeling, but of decoration. He loved ornament with the ardour of an ornamental age, and he tricked out his authors with all the resources of Elizabethan English. The concision and reticence of the classics were as nothing to him. He was ambitious always to clothe them in the garb which they might have worn had they been not mere Englishmen, but fantastics of his own age ..." - The Cambridge History of English and American Literature.

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        L'Ovide Bouffon / L'Ovide Travesty, ou Ies Métamorphoses Burlesques

      Paris: Estienne Loyson. Very Good. 1659. Hardcover. Cf. Catalogue des livres rares et singuliers du cabinet de M. Filheul [i.e., Charles Chardin] for the 1660 issue. Full calf rebacked in cloth; restoration of blank top, front fly. Five volumes bound as one. Ex. John Harvey, Ickswell Bury. First published in 1649, this is the first issue to add the fifth volume. ; 24mo 9 x 14.5 cm; iv,106 [2],168,115[1],132,115 pages .

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        Theologia Practica, Dat is, Alle de Theologische Vvercker, van den Hoog-Geleerden Mr. Christophorus Love, In zijn leven ghetrouw Bedienaar des H. Euangeliums in Laurence Iurii binnen Londen, Vervattende een grondige verklaaringhe van vele uitnemende plaatsen der H. Schrifture, bondige Beantwoordinghe, van ontallyk veele gevallen der Conscientie, en stichtige Geschiedenissen, alles op deen zeer uytnemende wijse tot de practijke der Godt-saligheit gebracht, en dese Eeuwe toeghepast, en door verscheide Overzetters, uit de Engelsche in de Nederduysche Tale ghebracht. Tot meerder gherijf van den Christelijken Leser, is de ordere der Tractaten te zien even voor het werk, en achter zijn twee Registers, tot de meeste stichinghe by-ghevoeght, door Petrus de Lange.

      Amsterdam, Baltus en Joannes de Wild 1659. (8) 147, 63, 564, 28, 96 (8) p. Origineel Perkament, Folio (zeer zeldzame eerste druk, vernieuwde schutbladen, plaatselijk vochtvlekken, eerste en laatste pagina aan de randen verstevigd).

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        Opera Gatakeri, Ofte Alle Theologische Wercken van den Eerweerdigen en God geleerden Thomas Gataker, B.D. Predikant tot Rothentk in Engelant, Vervatende Verscheyde uytgelesene, Leersame en Troostelijcke Uytleggingen, van eenige der voornaemste plaetsen des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. Uyt 't Engels vertald door Johannes Grindal.

      Amsterdam, Jacob Benjamin 1659. (12) 628 p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (opnieuw in de band gezet, voorin plaatselijk vochtvlekken, mist titelprent, pagina 625-628 in kopie. De puritein Thomas Gatatker,1574-1654, was predikant in Londen, zijn werken zijn zeer zeldzaam. FATY1-836).

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      Leodiensis Dioecesis. Copperengraving. W. Blaeu. Amsterdam 1659. (38x50 cm).

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        Morea. "Morea olim Peloponnesus

      Greece: Amsterdam Joahannes and Cornelius Blaeu. 1659. Original coloured, copper engraved map of the Peloponnesus from Joan Blaeu's "Atlas Mayor. sino Cosmographia Bavania en La Qual Exactamente Se descrive La tierre, El mar Y El Cielo " Double page; folio; Spanish text to verso. The map shows the Peloponnesus with the gulf of Corinth to the north, the islands of the Saronic Gulf and Cerigo/ Kithera Decorative old coloured title cartouche surmounted by the Ottoman flag; scale cartouche to upper right; ships to sea. From the scarce Spanish text edition of the" Atlas Major". Original colour; minor spotting worse to margins; left margin trimmed but ample; two worm tracks [approx 10mm] to each side blank margin; short split at lower centre fold & crease to lower left corner [backed with archival tape] . Willem Janszoon Blaeu [1571- 1668] had set up the business in Amsterdam 1596 following studies with the famous astonomer Tycho Brahe. In 1630 Willhem published his first atlas "Atlas Appendix", having published maritime cartography, books, charts and pilot guides for previous thirty years. Appointed Hydrographer of the V. O. C. ( United East India Company)in 1633 he died in 1638. leaving the company to his sons Joan and Cornelius Of Cornelius little is know; his name appearing on in the prefaces of books and atlases only until c1645. Dr Joan Blaeu [ 1596-1673] who had studied at Leiden took over the management of the business and established its fame. He was also appointed Hydrographer to the V. O. C. ( 1638), but his interests leant more to geography than maritime cartography. His aim was" a full description of heaven, earth and water" ( Koeman) which was unachievable. but his work produced the magnificent "Atlas Major" and the Town books of the Netherlands and Italy; works unsurpassed in history and modern times. The "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum " or "Atlas Novus" Willem Blaeu's great project enlarging the "Appendix" was advertised in 1634, was first published in a preliminary edition in 1635. (preface dated 10-3-1634) two volumes. The final edition comprising again two volumes with 109 & 99 maps respectively with German text also published 1635; an edition with Dutch text, (preface dated 22-4-1635) 104 & 103 maps; French text( preface dated 1-7-1635) 105 & 103 maps; and with Latin text (preface dated "ipsis Aprillis")105 & 102 maps. In 1640, after Willem's death a Third volume with French text and comprising 58 maps of Italy and 8 of Greece, was published; later the same year an edition was produced with Latin text. Still in 1640, variant editions in both languages were issued with an appendix of 4 maps of the British Isles as a precursor to the Fourth volume, which would be a complete description thereof. This would appear in 1645. The "Atlas Novus" was eventually extended to six volumes with the addition of a fifth volume, Scotland in 1654 and the following year a sixth the "Atlas Sinensis"of Martini. Joan Blaeu recognised that the wealthy patrons who would buy such an atlas were primarily concerned with display, thus aesthetic considerations were emphasised: the quality of the paper, binding, beautiful typography and bright colour, making maps from the Blaeu printing house amongst the most decorative of their time. The rare Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior occupies an extraordinary place within the Blaeu epic. In contrast to the editions in other languages, its volumes were printed serially over fifteen years, printed in more limited quantity, bore different titles, and were not numbered. The genesis of this project came with the decision to produce the Spanish Atlas Nuevo, with the volume relating to Scotland first published in 1657, and that on China the following year. In 1659 the volumes relating to Northern Europe, Eastern Europe and England were produced, along with second editions of the two volumes already published. Even before Joan Blaeu had made preparations to publish the Atlas Maior in other languages, he decided to turn the extant volumes of the Atlas Nuevo into the first five volumes of the Atlas Mayor. The long process of production meant that there were variations in title and imprint, as well as the collation of specific volumes. The volume on Spain was the last to be printed, before a fire which broke out in Blaeu's Gravenstraat workshop on the night of 22-23 February, 1672. It destroyed many of the original copperplates and printed sheets for the Atlas Mayor, and led to production of the projected eleventh volume, relating to Asia, Africa and America, being abandoned. The Atlas Mayor (the Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior) is the rarest edition of what De la Fontaine Verwey called "the greatest and finest atlas ever published". Zacharakis;385/246; Koeman1, Bl 60A [274/Kkk] Greece Peloponnesus Morea Cerigo Kithera

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        Historia nostri temporis, dat is: geschiedenis onses tijts, door Adolphus Brachelius ... Beginnende met het jaer 1618, en vervolght tot het jaer 1654. Uyt de Latijnsche in de Nederduytsche tael overgeset door L. v. B

      Tot Nymegen: voor Andries van Hoogenhuyse, (Harderwyck, : J. Toll), 1659. Second edition. Later calf stamped in blind over beveled wood boards, four raised bands, metal clasps. A very good copy, clasps lacking locks, some soiling to title page and endpapers, a few minor tears, a few leaves at the end with small loss to upper fore-corners not affecting text, small ink stain on fore edge, text and portraits quite sharp. Sm. 8vo. Illus. with engraved extra title and 98 [of 101(?)] portraits Hoogenhuyse published his first edition of the Dutch translation of Brachelius popular Latin work on the Thirty Years' War in 1656 in Rotterdam and then this second when he moved his operation to Nymegen. OCLC shows only five copies of this uncommon edition, all in the Netherlands.

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      Amsterdam, Netherlands: Joannem Janssonium, 1659. later quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. 16mo. later quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. 67, (3); 47+(1); 110 pages. Text in Latin. Three parts in one. Preface to each of the three parts, table of contents follows text of first part. Author (1604-79) was a German-Dutch chemist and alchemist. Studies of mineralogy, metallurgy, alchemy, the "origin of metals," and the theraputic use of antimony. Error in pagination in part 1, 66 is numbered 96. Covers rubbed and scuffed at edges, paper chipped. Scattered light foxing.

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        Summaria, oder kurtze Außlegung aller Bücher der Propheten, mit beygefügten nützlichen Lehren, auß gnädigstem Befelch deß . Herrn Eberharden deß III. Hertzogens zu Würtemberg . Für die Kirchen deß Hertzogthumbs Würtemberg, in denen ordenlichen Vesper-Lectionen . zu verlesen . Stuttgart, J. W. Rößlin (1662). 4°. 1 Bl., 1079 S., mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke am Titel, Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD 17, 3:004137 C - ADB XI, 371.- Zweite Ausgabe (erstmals 1659 erschienen), selten.- Titel in rot u. schwarz.- Die Württembergischen Summarien sind eine Zusammenfassung aller Bücher der heiligen Schrift mit kurzen Erklärungen, zum Zweck des Vorlesens in den sonntäglichen Versperlektionen.- Johann Jacob Hainlin (1588-1660) war ab 1621 Pfarrer in Ober-Riezingen, wo er Johann Keplers Bekanntschaft machte, der ihn für die Mathematik interessierte. Nach versch. Pfarren wurde er 1650 zum Abt von Adelberg und Informator des Prinzen Johann Friedrich ernannt, 1654 dann zum Abt von Bebenhausen und General-Superintendenten. Er wurde damit zum Nachfolger seines langjährigen Freundes Johann Andrea, mit dem er die Wiederaufrichtung des württembergischen Kirchenwesens erstrebt hatte.- Fehlt das Errata-Bl. am Schluß.- Nur leicht gebräunt, Ebd. etw. fleckig, gutes Exemplar.

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        Manifest, ofte reden van den oorlogh tusschen Portugael, ende de Vereenichde Provintien van de Nederlanden, met de aenwijsinge vande oorsaeck waer die uyt ontstaen is. Tot Lisbon in de Portugesche en Castiliaensche taelen gedruckt ende uytgegeven

      Reasons for the Dutch-Portuguese war, very rare. 1659. Hague. Henricus Hondius. In 4to (198 mm x 150 mm). 56 pp. Wrappers. Title slightly soiled, overall uniform toning.First Dutch edition. The Manifest is a translation of the Razam da guerra entre Portugal, e as Provincais Unidas dos Paizes Baxos (Lisbon 1657). Contains references to the troubles in Brazil between the Dutch Republic and Portugal, which resulted in 1661 in the loss of the colony by the Dutch. The Dutch-Portuguese War was an armed conflict involving Dutch forces in the form of the Dutch East India Company and the Dutch West India Company, against the Portuguese (1602 ?" 1663). During the conflict, Salvador de Bahia for instance, would change hands back and forth twice; raids and acts of privateering were common as well. The result of the war was that Portugal won in South America (Dutch Brazil) and Africa (Angola and São Tomé), and the Dutch were the victors in the Far East and South Asia. The war was concluded in 1661, and the terms were settled with the treatise "Articuli Pacis" (1663). The work includes a reply to Sousa de Macedo: Manifesto of the lies and fictions with which it is filled, and also a short and true account of the faithless and perjured proceedings of the King of Portugal and of his subjects, and that they are themselves the true reason and even the commencement of this war.Knuttel, 8173. Asher, 290. Sabin, 44265. European-Americana III, 121. Borba de Moraes, 514. Rodrigues, 670.

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        De pastore euvangelico tractatus.

      . London: Gellibrand 1659. 12mo. (24) + 394 pp. Contp. vellum. * Rare. Not in Brunet or Graesse..

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        Harpffen Davids mit teutschen Saiten bespannet auch zu Trost und Erquickung der andächtigen Seel - 2 Teile in einem Buch. Gesangsweiß angerichtet, im Anhang Noten - Melodeyen der Harpffen Davids.

      Augspurg Gedruckt bey Veronica Apergerin, 1659.. Erstauflage, EA 22, 277, 267, XLV Seiten kl. 8°, Leder. Metallverschlüße, gestochenes Titelblatt, Noten im Anhang diese etwas fleckig, zweisprachig Lateinisch - Deutsch, gering begriffen, einige Seiten etwas locker, letzten beiden Blätter im Vorsatz fehlen, sonst guter Zustand

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        La Curlande Duche et Semigalle Autresois de la Livonie

      Paris 1659 - Size : 410x535 (mm), 16.125x21 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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        Vier Monarchien : darinnen kürtzlich das jenige / was sich nach Erschaffung der Welt biß auf Diese Unsere Zeit Denkwürdiges Zugetragen

      Andreas Löffler, Dresden 1659. Erstausgabe Pergament Sehr gut. Noch Titel:"Begriffen / Hiebevor aus dem Lateinischen Teutsch übersetzet / anietzo aber von neuen übersehen, hin und wieder erweitert / und biß auf das 1658ste Jahr vermehret durch Gabriel Tzschimmern." Ganz-Pergament-Einband, kleines Rückenschildchen, exzellenter Zustand. Eigentümername aus sehr alter Hand auf Vorsatzblatt. Gestochenes Frontispiz von Höcker, Titelblatt, Vorwort von Tzschimmer, Grußwort von Just Sieber über Tzschimmer , umfangreiches alphabetisches Register mit Endvignette, 627 Seiten , kaum stockfleckig, weitere Endvignette. Aus dem Inhalt: Aachen der Stadt Münster wird erbauet/ Abgötterey wird durch den Teufel bestättiget/ Albert Marggraf in Francken wird ethauptet/ Alt-Dresden wird von Crabaien überfallen/ aAgspurgische Confession/ Böhmen ruffen den Siebenbürger zu Hülffe/ Christina Königin in Schweden übergiebet die Regierung und wird catholisch/ Drahndorff übergiebt das Schloss zu Leipzig/ Eugenius Papst will das Concilium zu Basel zerstören/ Freyberg Stadt in Meissen/ Hamburg wird von Dennemärckern eingenommen/ Hund verräth seines Herrn Mörder/ Johannes 7.Papst ist ein Weibesbild/ Johanniter Orden/ Jülich wird ein Herzogthum/ Kinder in Hameln werden entführet/ Lauffen ein Städtlein/ Magdeburgische Belagerung und Eroberung/ Menau die Insel wird erobert/ Pappenheimer/ Pest/ Pragerisches Fensterwerffen/ Quedlinburgisches Colloquium/ Reichszölle werden versetzt/ Rheinfeld geht über/ Rügen die Insul/ Siebenbürgen ergibt sich an Keyser Rudolff/ Sprach Verwirrung/ Streitigkeiten zwischen Mäyntz und ChurCöln/ Thunis das Königreich/ Vehm-Recht/ Venedig wird belagert/ VenusKloster/ Wallenstein/ Weiber die geil sind/ Weib wird Papst/ Wenceslaus Keyser/ Wimpffen die Stadt/ Wirtenberg/ Wolgast/ Zeitzer Schloss wird nieder gerissen/ Zenobia/ Znaim Stadt in Mähren. Ein wunderschöner alter Druck in hervorragendem Zustand.+++ Johannes Philippson von Schleiden (1506 / 1556), berühmt unter seinem Pseudonym Sleidanus, gelang es mit Herausgabe seines letzten und gerade einmal 50 Blatt umfassenden Werkes 'De quatuor summis imperiis' die Vorlage eines Standardwerkes. Dies hatte zur Folge, dass sein Werk nicht nur binnen kurzem in mehrere europäische Sprachen übersetzt wurde, auch erweiterten andere Autoren in seinem Namen und unter Fortführung des Titels sein Werk. Die Bedeutung des Ursprungswerkes von Sleidanus ist schnell erklärt. Es ist eine der ersten Universalgeschichten des westlichen Abendlandes, die im Wesentlichen basierend auf dem Quellenstudium des Alten Testaments, nicht nur die europäisch-christliche Monarchie, sondern auch die Babylonische, Griechische und Römische Geschichte eingehender würdigt. Noch im Jahre 1659 legt Gabriel Tzschimmer (1629-1694) Sleidanus' Werk in erheblich erweiterter Form auf, wobei die Ausgabe inzwischen auf über 600 Seiten angewachsen ist. So sind auch die Jahre ordentlich dazu gebracht und diesselben von Anno 1494 bis 1658 erweitert worden Ironischerweise vergisst Tzschimmer dabei die Ursprungsintention Sleidanus' und konzentriert sich in seiner Ergänzung ausschließlich auf die Geschichte der deutschen Kurfürstentümer. Dem Werk an sich hat es nicht geschadet, denn hierdurch liegt uns ein hervorragendes Quellenwerk der Deutschen Geschichte des 17. Jahrhunderts vor.

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      Amstelodami, apud Joannem Jacobi Fil. Schipper, 1659. In-24 gr. (mm. 130x75), p. pergam. coeva con unghie, tit. ms. al dorso, 12 cc.nn. (compreso il bel frontesp. figurato inc. in rame), 831 pp.num., 2 cc.nn., con 103 pregevoli incisioni in rame (entro ovale) nel t., di cui la prima (nella prefazione) raffigura un torchio per la stampa. Celebrato libro di emblemi e opera politica antimachiavellica dello scrittore e diplomatico spagnolo (1584-1648) che ebbe uno straordinario successo editoriale. Cfr. Palau,VI, p. 361 - Olschki,X,15251/54 cita varie ediz. - Piantanida,I,365 (per una traduz. italiana del 1654): ?"Opera importante assai diffusa nel sec. XVII e tradotta anche in latino, francese e inglese. La prima edizione fu stampata a Monaco in spagnolo da Nic. Enrico nel 1640?". Solo 3 carte restaur. al marg. inf., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Chronica Slavorum Helmoldi et Arnoldi. In quibus res slavicae et Saxonicae fere a tempore Caroli Magni usque ad Ottonem IV. Ed. Heinrich Bangert. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz und 1 gest. Titel.,

      Lübeck, Statii Wesselii Literis Jacobi Hinderlingii, 1659 - 19,5 x 15,5 cm. Kupfertitel, 10 Bll., 568 S., 32 Bll. *Graesse III, 237; Brunet III, 91. - Erstmals vollständige Ausgabe der beiden Chroniken, bearbeitet von Bangert. - Enthält die Aufzeichnungen über die Christianisierung der östlich der Elbe wohnenden Westslaven von Karl dem Großen bis 1179 (Helmold), bzw. 1209 (Arnold). "Für die Anfänge der ostdeutschen Siedlung ist das Werk eine Quelle, wie wir sie in dieser Anschaulichkeit sonst nicht besitzen" (NDB VIII, 502). - Ohne das häufig fehlende Frontispiz, aber mit Kupfertitel und Drucktitel. - Sauber und gut erhalten, nur gelegentlich minimal gebräunt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200

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        Primavera y Flor de los mejores romances y sátiras que se han cantado en la Corte. Añadidas diversas poesías.

      Pablo, Pablo del Val 1659 - 12º (10,1 x 5 cm) 225 fols., 3 h. de tabla. Papel muy amarronado, algunas hojas resquebrajadas. Corto de margen lateral externo. Plena piel del XIX, greca gofrada en planos, lomo con nervios. La Primavera y flor de los mejores romances recopilados por el Licenciado Arias Pérez, se publicó por vez primera en Madrid, en 1621 pero ésta es la primera edición en contener las dos partes. De acuerdo con muchos estudiosos este cancionero goza de circunstancias especiales. Surgido a partir del Romancero General de 1604, de Pedro de Moncayo, para la fecha de su edición tanto público como poetas sentían ya cansancio del género del romance, el cual, según él, sufre una involución. La Primavera y flor ofrece ya un nuevo tipo de romance, más ligero y accesible que los de antaño, ligereza que comparten otras formas estróficas cancioneriles emparentadas con los romances. El anonimato de estos nuevos poemas ha sido arduamente combatido por los filólogos, quienes coinciden en el liderazgo de Lope y Góngora, con algunas atribuciones de romances jocosos y satíricos a Quevedo. Sin embargo, las quintillas incluidas en la Primavera, permanecen entre los poemas definitivamente anónimos. El recopilador, Pedro Arias Pérez, con ser un personaje oscuro del que no se ha sabido gran cosa, logró que su colección fuese sumamente popular durante casi cincuenta años, es decir, aproximadamente hasta 1670. Irradiadas desde Madrid, las cinco ediciones conocidas de la Primavera llegan a todos los centros urbanos de su tiempo en la Península, algunos de los cuales darán a luz numerosas reediciones. El gusto por la poesía culta es indiscutible, porque de hecho en estos cancioneros es el poeta cortesano, identificable o anónimo, el protagonista. Otra característica aparentemente contradictoria es que al lado de la novedad de estos poemas pastoriles se conserve un cierto arcaísmo de muchos de ellos, lo que se explica como un remanente del llamado por él pre-petrarquismo del siglo XV. [Ecos cancioneriles en poetas novohispanos del siglo XVII, Rocío Olivares Zorrilla] Es obra muy rara en todas sus primeras ediciones. De ésta tan sólo se conserva un ejemplar en España, en la BNM, según el CCPB. Palau, 16537, Salvá, nota al 334 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contemplationes Siones, Dat is: Heijlige Bedenckingen en Leeringe over de Principaelste Passagien ende Historien des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. In Engels beschreven, Ende door Everhardus Schuttenius in Neder-duijtsch vertaelt. Waer by noch eenige andere seer stichtelijke Tractaetjens vanden selven Autheur beschreven, en ooc vertaelt, gevoegt sijn.

      Amsterdam, Gerrit Willemsz. Doornick/Vol.2: Amsterdam, Jan Hendricksz. Boom, and Jan Rieuwertsz. 1659/1663. 2 delen in 1 band, (gegraveerde titelpagina, 4) 733 (13), (titelprent met portret, 14) 1084 (23) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio (Zeer fraaie stempelband. Met het uiterst zeldzame tweede deel, rechtse gedeelte van de titelpagina dl.1 gerestaureerd, jaartal 1663 met de hand bijgeschreven. Joseph Hall, 1574-1656, was een Engelse bisschop met een zeer duidelijke calvinistische grondslag. Zijn geschriften zijn, net als de geschriften van de puriteinen, zeer prakticaal van inhoud. Vooral het tweede deel is uiterst zeldzaam.) 2 volumes in 1 binding, (engraved titlepage, 4) 733 (13), (frontispiece with portrait, 14) 1084 (23) p. Conremporary blind-stamped Vellum with 8 raised bands, Folio (exceptionally beautiful binding, with the extremely rare second volume, the right part of the titlepage for vol.1 is restored, and has the year 1663 written on it with pen. Joseph Hall, 1574-1656, was an English bishop with a very clear calvinistic foundation. His writings are, just like the works of the puritans, very practical in contents. Especially the second volume is extremely rare.) For a different edition: Haar, J. van der (1980). From Abbadie to Young. A bibliography of English, most puritain works, translated i/t Dutch language, 965, 975.

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        Fonteyne des Levens, Dat is: De Historie van de Samaritaensche Vrouwe, Verklaert ende toe-geeygent in 76. Goddelijcke Meditatien, Daer inne seer vele gevallen der Conscientie uyt Godes Woordt worden beantwoordt. Als mede De Historie van des Hovelincks Soon, Uyt-geleydt ende toe-geeygent in 32. Meditatien. Alles op een nieuw uyt het Engels oversien, verbetert, ende van een derde part vermeerdert, nae de nieuwe oversettinge des Bijbels, door Daniel van Laren. Den derden Druck.

      Arnhem, Jacob van Biesen 1659. 2 werken in 1 band, (titelprent, 8) 450 (14), (8) 207 (7) p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (fraaie band, klein brandgaatje in pagina 1, enkele letters tekstverlies, onderstrepingen met pen op ca. 4 pagina's).

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        A Dictionary Italian & English

      London: T. Warren for Jo. Martin, Ja. Allestry, and Tho. Dicas, 1659. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols. in 1, each with separate title page. Unpaginated. 33 cm. First edition (second edition was 1688). Modern 3/4 leather binding. Some shelf wear. Minor staining in interior margins, some darkening of text pages, small chip in corner p. P4, spotting on p. V3-4, tear in bottom of X and Y4, large Rorschach test on p. Pp4 with ink stain on top margin extending for several signatures, Eee3 and Eee2 reversed, wormholing in second volume g - m, small tear at bottom of Cc. Standard flaws for a book of this age; condition is quite good. A dictionary to help the English discover Italy - "that Paradife of Art and Nature, that Academy and Garden of the World" (Preface).

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        Villare Cantianum: Or Kent Surveyed and Illustrated Being an Exact Description of All the Parishes, Burroughs, Villages and Other Respective Mannors Included in the County of Kent; And, the Original and Intermedial Possessors of Them, Even Until These Ti

      London: Printed by William Godbid, 1659. Book measures 11 x 7 inches. Collation, [16],401,[1],pp, lacking map. Bound in full calf, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. At some time, ( not recentely ), this volumes has been rebacked, retaining the original boards, spine worn, defective on head and tail, some abrasion wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate and early annotations on endpapers. Title page strengthened, repaired, 4 short pieces on paper tape along inner margin, with loss of a few letters, about 40 pages have light staining, some spotting. Generally, text in good condition. A good copy, in a good full leather binding. A7.2.. First Edition. Good Plus. Small Folio.

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      Ferrariae, apud Alphonsum & Io. Baptistam de Marestis, 1659. In-4 (mm. 316x210), p. pergam. coeva, tit. ms. al dorso, 14 cc.nn. (inclusa la bella antiporta disegnata e incisa da Jean Sauve, datata 1657, e la carta di Errata), 121,(3) pp.num.; marca tipografica silografata al frontespizio e al verso dell?'ultima carta; ornato da testat., grandi iniziali figur. a vignetta e finali inc. su legno. L?'opera è molto ben illustrata nel t. da 55 figure inc. su rame che rappresentano strumenti scientifici, vari tipi di fontane e orologi idraulici. In quest?'opera, che espone le teorie idrauliche e idrostatiche del tempo, Arago nota che si trova la descrizione di una macchina a vapore anteriore a quella di Worcester (v. p. 65: ?"Fons incalescentis aeris vitute sub libero Iove spectabilis?", con relativa illustrazione). Sono descritti anche numerosi strumenti e apparecchi soprattutto di vetro; una sezione è dedicata agli orologi idraulici. Rara "edizione originale" di questa importante opera di Giacomo Giovanni Venceslao Dobvrzensky (1623-97), fisico e inventore boemo, professore di medicina all?'Unversità di Praga, attivo nella seconda metà del XVII secolo. Cfr. Berlin Kat.,II,3612 - Wellcome,II, p. 475 - Cicognara,909: ?"Libro raro e pregevole trovandosi sviluppate tutte le teorie idrauliche, e idrostatiche, e tutte le pratiche ingegnose per la costruzione delle fontane più che non crederebbesi, in una epoca in cui la fisica non aveva ancor fatti grandissimi progressi?". Esemplare marginoso, ben conservato.

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        Obras de don. dedicadas al Excmo. Sr. D. Luis de Benavides

      Brusselas, Francisco Foppens 1659 - 4º menor (16,2 x 21,9 cm) 8 h. inc. port. con grabado calcográfico, 650 p., 10 h. de tabla. Pasta española del siglo XVIII, lomo liso, hierros dorados, y tejuelo rojo: obras de gongora. Magnífico ejemplar, muy limpio y marginoso de esta cuidada y estimada edición del poeta más influyente y original del Siglo de Oro español. Su producción poética, como sucedía en la época no fue publicada hasta después de su muerte, eso sí tuvo una amplia difusión a través de copias manuscritas y contribuciones sueltas recogidas en diferentes colecciones. Pocos poetas han suscitado una polémica tan encrespada y significativa. El “Gongorismo” fue una auténtica piedra arrojada al lago de los círculos cortesanos. Góngora creó una nueva forma lírica basada en la ornamentación de lo externo y el hermetismo del contenido. Conceptos que acabaron por relegar su poesía hasta que la revalorizaron los poetas de la llamada Generación del 27. Palau, 104633 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc ]

      London: Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], 1659. Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law

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        Theologia Practica, Dat is, Een verklaringe over de negen eerste Verssen van den LI. Psalm. Geleerdelijck verhandelt, ende krachtelijck toe-ge-eygent in 152 Lessen. Waer inne dat de ghewichtighste dingen, die in de H. Theologie voorvallen, op een seer uytnemende wijse tot de practijcke der Godtsaligheyt worden ghebracht. Ende ontallijck veele ghevallen der conscientie bondigh werden beantwoort. Alles seer nuttigh tot leeringe, tot onderwijsinge die in de rechtveerdigheydt is. Eerst beschreven in de Engelsche Tale, ende nu in de Neder-duytsche sprake ghebracht, door Cornelius à Diemerbroeck. De tweede Druck, waer in de twee laetste Registers veel verbetert en vermeerdert zijn.

      Utrecht, Hermannus Ribbius, en Henricus Versteegh 1659. (90) 1093 (21) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (zeldzaam en practikaal werk van de puritein Hildersham, 1563-1632. Opnieuw in de band gezet, laatste 4 pag. register onderzijde gerafeld, geen tekstverlies. FATY-1056).

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        The Art of Law-Giving: in III Books. The First Shewing the Foundations . . . of all the kinds of Government. The Second, Shewing the . . . Commonwealths of Israel and of the Jews. The Third, Shewing a Model fitted unto the present State [etc.]. Wing H806

      London: Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt Cups [etc.], 1659. Early 3/4 calf, rubbed, front hinge strained but firm, imprint shaved and top and bottom margins cut close, the main text unaffected; a good copy The only early edition of the work which J.G.A. Pocock numbered among Harrington's "most ambitious", appearing soon after his 'Oceana' and in part its forceful abridgement, propelling Harrington into "the mainstream of national political argument

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        Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards

      Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London 1659 - ?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII

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        Renati Des-Cartes Geometriae pars secunda.

      Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1659-1661,. 4to (20,5 x 15,5 cm). Mit 4 wiederh. Holzschnitt-Druckermarken, einigen Vignetten u. Initialen sowie zahlr. Figuren im Text. 9 Bl., 420 S., 2 Bl. Ldr. d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden m. Rückenvergoldung. Rotschnitt.. Zweite lateinische Ausgabe der Geometria. Erstmals mit vorliegendem 2. Teil, welcher Schriften aus dem Umfeld Descartes' enthält: 1) Schooten, Frans van (1615-1660): Principia matheseos universalis seu introductio ad geometriae methodum Renati des Cartes. Conscripta ab Erasmio Bartholino (1625-1698). Editio secunda. 2) De Beaune, Florimonde (1601-1652): Duo tractatus posthumi. Alter de Natura & Constiutione, alter de Limitibus Aequationum. 3) De Witt, Johann (1625-1672). De elementis curvarum linearum libri duo. 4) Schooten, Franciscus: Tractatus de concinnandis Demonstrationibus Geometricis ex Calculo Algebraico. (Erstdruck). - Einband berieben, am Vordergelenk teils angeplatzt m. kl. Fehlstellen im Leder. Kl. Wasserrand über die ersten u. letzten Lagen. Insgesamt schöner, ansprechender Band des wichtigen mathematischen Werkes.

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        Alle de Wercken, van de Heer Jacob Cats, Ridder, Stadthouder van Leenen, Groot-Zegelbewaarder der Ed: Heeren Staten van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt, Oudt Raedtpensionaris van Hollandt, etc. Tot Dordrecht.

      Dordrecht, Jacobus Savry 1659. (titelprent met portret, 16) 120, 10, 8, (2) 32, (4) 15 (7), (2) 202 (10), (2) 36, (8) 175, (16) 289 (7), (2, titelprent, 12) 76, (4) 32, (6) 26, (2, titelprent, 2) 26, 10, (4) 70 (1) p. Origineel half Leer met ribben, goudbestempeld, groot 4° (vroege, 17e eeuwse uitgave van de werken van Jacob Cats, met meer dan 400 prachtige tekstgravures).

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        Alle de werken van Mr. Wilhelm Perkins, Zeer vermaarde, en voortreffelijke Ghod-Gheleerde, En getrouwe Bedienaar des H. Evangeliums, in de Hooghe School, te Cambridge. In het eerste deel de Dogmatische werken, in het tweede deel de Bijbelverklaringen en in het laatste deel alle Stichtelijke werken door Perkins geschreven.

      Amsterdam, Johannes van Zomeren 1659. 3 delen, (4) 851 (64), (titelprent, 6) 284 (8) 286 (2) 214 (4) 136 158 (52), 328 464 (31) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer met ribben en stempels, Folio (dl.1 mist titelprent, titelpagina, voorrede en 3 laatste pagina's register, Opdracht dl.2 dubbel ingebonden ipv voorrede aan de lezer, dl.3 mist titelprent, titelpagina, 2 pagina's voorrede. Boekblokken zeer helder en wit, de gehele set in fraaie 'Van Gent' banden).

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        Een Tractaet van den Sabbath ende den Dagh des Heeren, Onderscheyden in Vier Gedeelten, Waer in verklaert werdt de nature, Oorspronck ende Onderhoudinge so wel van d'een, onder het Oude, als van d'ander, onder het Nieuwe Testament. Eerst in 't Fransch beschreven. Volgens, Uyt het Origineele Fransche Handt-schrift des Auteurs in 't Engelsch over-gebracht ende uyt-gegeven door Gilbert Primerose. Ende nu in 't Nederlantsch over-gezet door Bernhardus Wyngarden, ende Samuelus Althusium.

      Leyden, Hendrick Verbiest 1659. (36) 326 (34) p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (voorste schutblad los, zeldzaam werk over de Dag des Heeren geschreven door David Primerose, ca.1600-1665, predikant in Londen. Het werk werd vertaald door de Leidse predikanten Bernardus Wyngaerden en Samuel Althusius, de laatste vertaalde ook werken van Thomas Taylor.).

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        Idea de un Principe Politico Christiano Reresentada en cien empresas

      Ioh. Ianssonium Iuniorem, Amsterdam 1659 - 12mo., 14 by 8 cm. [24, ]835 pp., with 103 emblems plus title illustration sharply and minutely etched, and including title. This is more than title suggests. Text proper has in actuality 101 symbols and thus emblems, plus there is an additional emblem in the prelims and one at the end of the work. This is a Latin translation of the Spanish original. The contemporary vellum has some soiling, especially where creased on the spine, but still attractive and a bright patina survives. A light dampstaining affects some leaves. Overall the leaves are Pages 793/4 have an archival repair of a smallish closed tear.

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        A handsome first edition of Samuel Pepys' famous diary, one of the most cited sources for the study of Restoration England

      Samuel Pepys, Richard, Lord Braybrooke, ed., Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II. comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A. B. of St. John's College, Cambridge, from the Original short-hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, and a Selection form his Private Correspondence. (London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1825) 2 volumes, quarto. [4], xlii, 498, [2], xlix pp.; [4], 348, 311 pp. with 12 engraved plates including a folding map. Bound in gilt-edged full leather boards and ribbed spine with ornate gilt titling and tooling. First Edition. Boards somewhat rubbed at edges and corners, spine split but binding intact, pages opposite engravings toned from ink transfer (which is typical for these volumes), still most pages fairly clean with only minor soiling, minor dampstains visible at fore edges. First edition of this key historical record of Restoration London, which remained un

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        MERCURIUS EPISTOLARIS. Sive INSTITUTIO EPISTOLICA, Epistolas, formulas, descripciones, Testimonia, Dispositiones exhibens, juxta INDICEM QUADRUPLICEM

      0 - Noribergae. Sumtibus (Imp.) Johannis Tauberi. 1659. 1 ª edic. 13.5x8 cm. Portada con emblema y a dos tintas + 1 grabado alusivo + 21 h. + 739 págs. + 12 h. de Índices, pleno pergamino época, un poco rajado en doblez de la tapa, cortes tintados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La prima (-quarta) parte de le rime In lingua rustica padavana; con molte additioni di nuovo aggiuntovi; corrette, & ristampate. Et col primo canto di M. Lodovico Ariosto, nuovamente tradotto.

      Appresso Gio.Battista Brigna,, In Venetia, 1659 - Quattro parti in un volume di cm. 16, pp. 112, 112, 128, 199 (1). Marchio tipografico ripetuto a ciascun frontespizio, capolettera, finalini ed una bella figura incisa al verso dell'ultima carta raffigurante il Magagnò. Semplice legatura posteriore in carta con titoli manoscritti su etichetta al dorso. Un timbro di biblioteca religiosa estinta al frontespizio della prima parte. Esemplare peraltro genuino e ben conservato. Non comune edizione seicentesca che comprende tutte le quattro parti, precedentemente pubblicate anche singolarmente. Cfr. Vedova (I, pp. 544 e segg.): ".Agostino Rapa, prete secolare vicentino, Gio. Battista Maganza, e Bartolommeo Rustichello, concittadino del Rapa, scrissero nel dialetto rustico padovano, e tutti tre nascosero i proprii nomi sotto quelli di Menon il primo, di Magagnò il secondo, e Begotto il terzo. Le loro rime a stampa, che ci restano, vanno unite".

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        Les Négotiations de Monsieur le Président Jeannin.

      Paris by Chez Pierre le Petit, Jouxte la Copie de Paris. 1659. 2 vols.944-713pp. 16o(156 x 85 mm)with a frontisp. and a portret of Pierre Jeannin.

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      1659 - MOXON, Joseph. A TUTOR TO ASTRONOMIE AND GEOGRAPHIE: OR AN EASIE AND SPEEDY WAY TO KNOW THE USE OF BOTH THE GLOBES, CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL. IN SIX BOOKS. Whereunto is added the Antient Poetical Stories of the Stars : shewing several reasons why the several shapes and forms are pictured on the Celestial Globe. Collected from Doctor [Thomas] Hood. As also a Discourse of the Antiquity, Progress and Argumentation of Astronomie. London: Printed by Joseph Moxon, 1659. First edition. Engraved illustrated title-page in Latin ("Ductor ad Astronomiam & Gographiam.") as frontispiece, plus engraved illustrations and wood- engraved figures in text. Small quarto. 18.5 x 14 cm. [14],224,40 pp. Two brief ink corrections in text on pages 27 and 62, and page 96 is soiled. Two leaves (G4 & H1) have paper repairs at bottom fore-corners and several leaves at the end have small loss at bottom fore-corner, none of which affects any text. Yet it is a clean copy overall and handsomely bound in modern full sprinkled calf done in period style, with a gilt- lettered red morocco spine label. Moxon (1627-1691) was a hydrographer - that is a map and chart printer and seller - and mathematician who was skilled in many things (smithing, engraving, printing books and pictures) as well as globe and map making. He operated a shop 'on Corn-hill, at the signe of Atlas' where he sold astronomical books, maps, and instruments. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1678. (DNB, Wing M3021).

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        Modo fácil, y nuevo para examinarse los Maestros en la Destreza de las Armas. Sale de nuevo añadido en esta impressión con las diez y ocho Contradiciones a la común Destreza, y las Cien Conclusiones, o formas de saber la Destreza de las Armas, fundada en sentencia.

      - Madrid, Juan de Paredes, 1659, 15 x 10,5 cm., holandesa piel del Siglo XIX gastada por las puntas, 8 h. + 87 folios. (Portada remarginada y con varias restauraciones en algunas hojas en el margen blanco. Al parecer se trata de la quinta edición de esta obra, todas ellas muy raras. El Catálogo Colectivo recoge dos ejemplares de esta edición. Su autor fue un noble y militar español nacido en Baeza figura primordial de la escuela de esgrima española, a quien Quevedo, con el que Pacheco tenía una enemistad manifiesta, ridiculiza en varios de sus escritos, principalmente en "El Buscón" ). ESGRIMA

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