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        A TRUE AND PERFECT NARRATIVE OF WHAT WAS DONE, SPOKEN BY AND BETWEEN MR. PRYNNE, THE OLD AND FORCIBLY LATE SECLUDED MEMBERS, THE ARMY OFFICERS, AND THOSE NOW SITTING, BOTH IN THE COMMONS LOBBY, HOUSE, AND ELSEWHERE; ON SATURDAY AND MONDAY LAST (THE 7. AND 9. OF THIS INSTANT MAY:) WITH THE TRUE REASONS, ENDS, INDUCING MR. PRYNNE (A MEMBER OF THE OLD PARLIAMENT) THUS EARNESTLY TO PRESS FOR ENTRY, TO GO AND KEEP IN THE HOUSE AS HE DID: AND WHAT PROPOSALS HE INTENDED THERE TO MAKE FOR PUBLIKE PEACE, SETTLEMENT, AND PRESERVATION OF THE PARLIAMENTS PRIVILEGES. Put in writing and published by the said William Prynne of Lincoln's Inne Esq; to rectifie the various Reports, Censures of this Action; and give publike satisfaction to all Members of the

      No place but London, London 1659 - 4to. 6 x 8 inches. Title page + 99 pp. Bound in quarter calf over mottled boards, spine with contrasting maroon title label, gilt. Extremities worn and some browning, foxing and staining; otherwise a very good copy. Title page with decorated woodcut border. Decorative border beneath text on final page. Some text in black letter. This is a vibrant first-hand record of the complex machinations of post-Civil War government in 17th century England. The notorious Puritan Prynne (1600-1669) began pamphleteering in 1627, but in 1633 was jailed, fined œ5000 and had both ears cropped for publishing a book which labelled actresses as whores, at a time when the queen herself had appeared on stage. Whilst imprisoned, he continued his pamphleteering and in 1637 was again fined, sentenced to life imprisonment, deprived of the remainder of his ears, and his cheeks branded with the letters S.L. (for seditious libeler). He was released from prison by Parliament in 1640. Prynne himself entered Parliament in 1648, and was one of the members excluded by Pride's military Purge which led to the establishment of the so-called Rump Parliament, and Cromwell's Commonwealth. After the fall of Robert Cromwell, Prynne, having supported the Restoration of Charles II, was subsequently rewarded with the post of Keeper of the Records of the Tower of London. HISTORY/THEOLOGY 17th CENTURY HISTORY 17TH CENTURY POLITICS GOVERNMENT HISTORY/THEOLOGY ESTC R937. Thomason E. 767 [1].

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        [Prynne's Parliamentary Register, in Four Parts]

      The First Part of a Brief Register, Kalendar and Survey of the several kinds, forms of all Parliamentary Writs. [40], 120, 113-223, [8], 228-300, 313-316, 309-312, 317-332, 233-240, 341-412, 395-450pp, [2]. London. Printed for the author, and sold by Edward Thomas...and Henry Brome, 1659. The Second Part of a Brief Register, Kalendar and Survey of the several kinds and forms of Parliamentary Writs. London. Printed by T. Childe and L. Parry, 1660. [4], 55, 54-180pp. Soiling to final leaf. Brevia Parliamentaria Rediviva. London. Printed for the author, and are to be sold by Edward Thomas. [24], 232, 233-47ff, [4], 249-384, 369-376, 393-398pp, [2]. The Fourth Part of a Brief Register. London. Printed by T. Ratcliffe, for the author, and sold by George Thomason...and Edward Thomas..., 1664. [32], 1220pp, [28]. With initial blank and final errata leaf. Signatures Pp and Qq internally misbound. Uniform eighteenth-century calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Remains of Foljambe devices to base of spine. Rubbed with loss to spine, joints split but boards folding firm. Eighteenth-century bookplates of Foljambe of Osberton, twentieth century bookplates of D. G. Mackenzie. Prynne's Register highlights his realization of the inadequacies of most historical and legal writer's approaches to the English constitution. In common with the majority of mid-seventeenth-century writers and lawyers, he had previously considered the writings of Sir Edward Coke, and particularly the four volumes of his Institutes (1629-44), as constitutional gospel. The realization that Coke had relied upon commentaries, rather than the original source material contained within the rolls and records of Parliament, caused Prynne to devote the latter years of his life to antiquarianism, and reverse his early pamphleteer-opinions of the institutions of state. After vocally supporting the Restoration of Charles II to the English throne Prynne was, rather ironically given his earlier imprisonment there, appointed as keeper of the Tower records - a role that greatly assisted his editing of these four volumes of collected Parliamentary Writs from the reigns of English monarchs between John and Edward IV. Unsurprisingly difficult to obtain as a complete set, with publication dates of these four volumes, all first editions, spanning some 6 years. Wing P3956, P4071, P3902, P3961.

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        A TOPOGRAPHIE OR SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF KENT. WITH SOME CHRONOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL, AND OTHER MATTERS TOUCHING THE SAME, AND SEVERAL PARISHES THEREIN.

      Thomas Mabb, for Henry Atkinson, London, 1659 - Small 4to. 7 x 5.5 inches. 422 pp. with copper-engraved frontis portrait of the author. Original full mottled calf, spine with raised bands. No title externally but very early library accession label to base of spine. Embossed decoration to edges of boards. The upper hinge is cracked but sound. Top inner corner is damp stained affecting frontis portrait, title and first few leaves otherwise a very clean copy with good margins in a contemporary unrestored binding. The most important 17th century gazetteer of the county. Richard Kilburne (1605 - 1678) was an eminent solicitor in the Court of Chancery and a resident of Hawkhurst. This is a 'must-have' in any definitive Kent collection. KENT HISTORY KENT

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        A TOPOGRAPHIE OR SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF KENT

      Published by Thomas Mabb, 1659. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. With Some Chronological, Historicall and Other Matters Touching the Same: and the Several Parishes and Places Therein. 7 x 5.5". Full brown leather binding with modern leather spine. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. B/w frontis. 8 pages + 422 pages + 12 pages "An Alphabetical Table" (Including Errata). Light page browning but overall a handsome copy. [S]

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        L. Annaei Senecae Philosophi Opera Omnia; Ex Ult: I. Lipsii & I.F. Gronovii Emendat et M. Annaei Senecae Rhetoris Quae Exstant; Ex and Schotti Recens

      Amstelodami, [i.e. Amsterdam]: Apud Elzevirios, 1659. 12mo. Three volumes. [46], 535. 694. 440pp, [150]. Engraved title and two further portraits. Contemporary lettered vellum. Bindings somewhat marked. From the Encombe library of John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), twice Lord Chancellor of England, each volume with inscription of 'John Scott, e. Coll. Univ. Oxon: 1793' and the circular armorial bookplate of the same. The first Elzevir edition of Seneca the Younger's philosophical works, without the ten dramas. Willems?

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        Typus Maritimus Groenlandiae, Islandiae, Freti Davidis, Insulae Iohannis Mayen et Hitlandiae, Scotiae, et Hibernaie litora maritima Septentrionalia.

      Asburgo o Amsterdam, 1659 circa. Tratta da ?Atlas Novus? del Jansonio, incisione in rame all'acquaforte, coloritura d'epoca, cm 43,3 x 53, 5 circa (alla lastra) più margini, titolo in cartiglio in alto al centro sorretto da due figure maschili di balenieri che impugnano una lancia per la caccia e un' arpione per la pesca; scala di miglia in basso a sinistra, circondata da figure allegoriche marittime. Esemplare solo leggermente e uniformemente brunito, una impercettibile rottura della carta sotto il cartiglio (nella parte di costa colorata in marrone), peraltro in ampi margini in assai bella coloritura e in assai buono stato di conservazione.

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        Opera medico-chirurgica. Quae continent(:) Chirurgiam magnam. Thesaurm & armamentarium medico-chirurgicum. Enchiridion anatomicum. Historiam foetus. In quibus nihil desiderari potest quod ad perfectam atque integram de dignoscendis, praenoscendis & curandis externis humani corporis morbis methodum pertineat. Ex varijs authoribus graecis, latinis, arabius & neotericis compilata, gallico idiomate primum edita, nunc vero latina facta, recognita, & multum aucta, cum varijs observationibus & operationibus, à Joanne Vigierio filio .

      Adrian Vlacq,, Den Haag, 1659 - 3 Teile in einem Band. Den Haag, Adrian Vlacq, 1659. Kl.-4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 347 (recte 345) S, 7 n.n. Bl., 2 n.n. Bl., 142 (recte 144) S., 2 n.n. Bl., 83 S. Mit einer gefalteten Tabelle. Pappband um 1800 mit goldgeprägtem roten Rückenschild. Hirsch VI, 113. - Waller 9968. - Krivatsy 12408. - Erste und einzige Gesamtausgabe. "Vigier aus dem 16. Jahrh., von dessen Lebenslauf nur bekannt ist, dass er in Montpellier studiert in Castres praktiziert hatte, hat Schriften von fast rein compilator. Natur hinterlassen, die mehr von innerlichen Arzneien berichten, bezüglich deren Vigier einer gewissen Polypharmacie huldigte, als von eigentlich chirurg. Proceduren" (Hirsch). - Titel gestempelt. Einband bestossen und beschabt. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Pappband um 1800 mit goldgeprägtem roten Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heroides Marianae, seu de illustrium Foeaminarum principum in Mariam Deiparam Virginem pietate. Liber unus.

      Romae, typis Ignatii de Lazaris, 1659. - in-8 carré. frontispice. 16ff. 426pp. 18ff. Plein vélin du temps, taches et petits accrocs au dos. Edition Originale. Le bibliographe italien Hipolito Marraccio (1604-1675), membre de la Congrégation des clercs de la Mère de Dieu, a laissé plus de cent ouvrages écrits en l'honneur de la Sainte Vierge, et de son culte. Le présent ouvrage est un recueil de biographies des femmes célèbres s'étant distinguées par leur vénération de la Vierge Marie: reines, princesses, duchesses, comtesses, etc. Beau frontispice dessiné par Rafaele Vanni (1593-1673), qui avait été l'élève de Carrache, et exécuté par le graveur d'origine toulousaine Jean Baron (né en 1631) qui travailla à Rome où il reçut probablement l'enseignement de Bloomaert. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DE MAXIMIS ET MINIMIS GEOMETRICA DIVINATIO IN QUINTUM CONICORUM APOLLONII PERGAEI ADHUC DESIDERATUM...

      apud Ioseph Cocchini. 1659 -.-DE LOCIS SOLIDIS SECUNDA DIVINATIO GEOMETRIAE... OPUS CONICUM CONTINENS ELEMENTA TRACTATUUM EIUSDEM VIVIANI, QUIBUS TUNC IPSE MULTA, MAXIMA, ET ABDITA IN MATHESI THEOREMATA DEMONSTRARE COGITAVERAT, ELABORATUM ANNO 1646. IMPRESSUM FLORENTIAE AB HIPPOLYTO NAVESI ANNO 1673. ADDENDIS AUCTUM ET IN LUCEM PROLATUM ANNO 1701... FLORENTIAE, APUD PETRUM ANTONIUM BRIGONCI. 4 PARTI IN DUE VOLUMI IN- FOLIO LEGATI ASSIEME IN PERGAMENA COEVA. BELL' ESEMPLARE DI ENTRAMBE LE OPERE. EX LIBRIS SEBASTIANO CANTERZANI (1734-1819), PROFESSORE DI MATEMATICA A BOLOGNA. (I°), (XVI), 154 PP.; (IV), 154, (2) PP. ALCUNI DIAGRAMMI INCISI IN LEGNO N.T. E 4 TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. "A MOST ABLE RESTITUTION OF THE LOST FIFTH BOOK OF THE CONIC SECTIONS OF APOLLONIUS PERGAEUS, MADE PREVIOUSLY TO THE DISCOVERY BY BORELLI OF ITS EXISTANCE IN AN ARABIC VERSION. WHEN THE LATIN VERSION OF THAT WAS PUBLISHED (1661), AND GEOMETRICIANS WERE ABLE TO COMPARE TWO WORKS, VIVIANI'S REPUTATION BECAME IMMENSE, AS IT WAS RENDERED CLEAR THAT NOT ONLY HAD HE DIVINED WHAT APOLLONIUS WROTE, BU HAD GONE MUCH DEEPER INTO THE SUBJECT. THIS IS THE RAREST OF VIVIANI'S WORKS... VIVIANI, THE PUPIL OF GALILEO, WAS ONE OF THE BEST GEOMETRICIANS OF HIS DAY" (LIBRI, CATALOGUE OF THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY, 3138). RICCARDI, BIBLIOTECA MATEMATICA ITALIANA, II, 625: "RARO E PREGIATO". CINTI, BIBLIOTECA GALILEIANA, 135. (II°). (XXVI), 164 PP.; 128 PP. WITH FINE PORTRAIT OF GALILEO ENGRAVED BY F.A. LORENZINI, AND 2 DOUBLE-PAGE ENGRAVED PLETES. FIRST EDITION. "VIVIANI'S FIRST PROJECT WAS AN ATTEMPTED RESTORATION OF A WORK BY ARISTAEUS THE ELDER, DE LOCIS SOLIDIS SECUNDA DIVINATIO GEOMETRICA, WHICH VIVIANI UNDERTOOK WHEN HE WAS TWENTY-FOUR. ARISTAEUS' WORK IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE FIRST METHODICAL EXPOSITION OF THE CURVES DISCOVERED BY MENACHMUS; BUT SINCE IT HAS BEEN ENTIRELY LOST, IT IS DIFFICULT TO ESTIMATE HOW CLOSE VIVIANI CAME TO THE ORIGINAL WORK" (A. NATUCCI IN DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY, XIV, PP. 48-49). RICCARDI, BIBLIOTECA MATEMATICA ITALIANA, II, 629: "BELLA E RARA EDIZIONE". LIBRI, CATALOGUE OF THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY, 3139. CARLI & FAVARO, BIBLIGRAFIA GALILEIANA, 400. CINTI, BIBLIOTECA GALILEIANA, 167. DUE FAMOSE DIVINAZIONI SCIENTIFICHE.

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        Nort-Iutlande, Subdiuisee en ses quatre Diæceses; Selande, Fuynen ou Fionie, Isles et Prouinces du Royaume de Danemarck. Par le S. Sanson d'Abb. Geogr. ord de S. M. Avecq Priuilege pour Vingt Ans. 1659.

      *** Partielt Danmarkskort. Kobberstik. 42 x 53 cm. Papirmål : 43 x 58 cm. Konturkoloreret. Med dekorativ kartouche i sort/hvid i nederste venstre hjørne. [Udgivet i Paris] med 20 års privilegium, dateret 1659. Lille del af øvre margin lidt misfarvet, ellers godt eksemplar. - Kortet bygger på Johannes Janssonius' partielle Danmarkskort.. Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) indledte rækken af fortjenstfulde personer i fransk kartografis guldalder. Han blev tidligt kongelig geograf, og han tegnede sig for mere end 300 kort. Han blev efterfulgt af sine to sønner, Adrien og Guillaume

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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 uyt die ontstaen is. Tot Lisbon in de Portugesche en Castilaensche taelen gedruckt ende uytgegeven, in 't jaer 1657 Ende nu getrouwelijck en verstandelijck inde Nederduytsche taele overgeset. Mitsgaders manifestatie van de leugenen ende valsheden waer mede het is vervult, ende een kort ende waerachtich verhael van des Conincks van Portugael, ende sijner ondersaeten trouwloose ende meyneedyge proceduren, die de waere reden en oorsaeck, ende selfs het begin, van desen oorlogh zijn.

      's Graven-Haghe, Henricus Hondius. 1659. - Small 4to. 56 pp. Softcover. Contemp. wrp. Good. (Wrp. bit frayed; lower outer corners waterst. throughout). * Dutch translation of "Razam da guerra entre Portugal, e as Provincias Unidas dos Paizes baxos, com as noticias da causa de que procedeo" (Lisboa, 1657). - The work relates 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 title reads, in translation: "Manifesto or reasons of the war between Portugal and the United Provinces of the Netherlands; with a discussion of the reasons which gave rise to the war. Published at Lisbon in the Portuguese and Castilian Languages in 1657, and now faithfully and clearly translated into the Dutch. Together with a 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 his subjects; and that they are themselves the true reason and even the commencement of this war. - Refs.: Sabin 44265; Asher 290; Knuttel 8173; Barba de Maraes (1983) p. 514, Rodrigues 670. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tractatus Historico-Politici Qui hic ceu in universali Belli Pacisque Theatro proponuntur, Enarrantes Leges S. Rom. Imperii Fundamentales, praecipuorum Europae Dynastarum Foedera offensiva & defensiva, Tractatus Pacis Generalis & speciales Manifesta, Momorialia, Litteras & c. subservientia Historiae Universali. Ab anno M.DC.XVIII ad haec tempora conscriptae

      Coloniae Agrippinae (Köln), Kinchius 1659,1674, 1679.. In novem partes distributi; quorum accuratum Indicem & Summaruim exhibes sequens pagina. Tle. 1-3 (v. 8) in 1 Bd. 8°. 4, 16, 20, 111, 71S.; 6 S., 11 Bll., 7, 16, 48, 192, 101 (recte 111), 88, 30; 4, 22, 132, 64, 148 S. Mit gest. herald. Frontisp. u. Titelvign. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel. Rü. restaur. VD 17 3:302173W; VD 17 39:122092Y; VD 17 39:122105T; VD 17 39:122090H - Enthält die Friedensverträge des Augsburger Religionsfriedens, der gemeinhin als Abschluß der durch die Reformation bedingten Auseinandersetzungen gilt. Vorhanden sind die ersten 3 Teile in 1 Bd.Teil 1: Tractatus Historico-Politici in quibus aurea bulla Caroli IV.; Teil 2: Tractatuum Historico-Politicorum pro Historiae Universalis; Teil 3: Tractatus Historico-Politici ad Tertiam Partem Historiae pertinentes. In quibus manifesta Danica, Suedica memoralia ...

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        GOLDEN REMAINS OF THE EVER MEMORABLE MR. IOHN HALES

      London: Printed for Tim[othy] Garthwait, 1659. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 200 x 152 mm (7 7/8 x 6"). 6 p.l. (including the frontispiece), 188, 80, 48 pp. Edited by Peter Gunning. FIRST EDITION. Modern unlettered blind-ruled calf, raised bands. Engraved frontispiece and engraved title page, both by Wenceslaus Hollar and dated 1659. Wing H-269. Spine uniformly sunned and with one very small spot, engraved leaves closely cropped (with the tiniest of loss), text trimmed close at top (a few headlines just touched), leaves a shade less than bright, isolated minor stains, a very small hole through the gutter of two leaves (no loss), otherwise an excellent copy, the binding unworn, and the text still quite fresh. The erudite John Hales (1584-1656) was Greek professor at Oxford and held other important academic positions; he is described succinctly in the preface written here by John Pearson as "a man of great sharpness, quicknesse and subtilty of wit as ever this; or, perhaps, any Nation bred." Andrew Marvel described Hales as "one of the clearest heads and best prepared breasts in Christendom." And in a long tribute found in "Memoirs of Eminent Etonians" by Edward Shepherd Creasy, Hales is described as "respected by all who knew him for his erudition and integrity, and beloved for his cheerfulness and amiability." The present volume includes three sections: the first containing nine sermons, full of impressively brandished metaphor; the second containing Hales' early-career letters (1618-19) to Dudley Carlton, British ambassador to The Hague (to whom Hales served as chaplain), reporting from the Synod of Dort; and the third containing the Dort Synod letters of Dr. Balcanqual, Hales' replacement at the council. Of special interest in the first section is a sermon against duels.

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        De Infinitis Parabolis, de Infinitisque Solidis ex varijs rotationibus ipsarum, partiumque earundem genitis. Unà cum nonnullis ad praedictarum magnitudium, aliarumque centra granitatis attinentibus... [woodcut printer's device]

      Iannem La No?Venetiis,: Iannem La Noù,, 1659.. [xx], 408 pp. Small 4to (16 x 22,5 cm.). Modern half vellum over marbled boards, new end-papers. With 183 woodcut diagrams, and numerous wooodcut initial, head- and tail pieces. The rare first edition. In 1663 a second, slightly expanded, edition was published. "Angeli's studies in mathematics include a further development of the methods of individibles - methods introduced by Cavalieri and Torricelli - to solve the problem dealing with infinitessimals and with the areas, volumes, and centers of gravity of given geometric figures. His mathematical works echo the polemics that took place in the 17th century between supporters of the method of indivisibles and those such as Guldin and Tacquet, who defended the more rigorous but less cogent exhaustive method of the ancients. "Lectori benevolo" the introduction to Angeli's "De infinitis parabolis" is interesting in this connection. To those who opposed Cavalieri's method by asserting that the continuous is not composed of indivisibles, Angeli replied in agreement with his master, that the method in question does not depend on the composition of the continuous"(DSB.).

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        Catoptricae et dioptricae sphaericae elementa.Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1695.

      First edition of this rare work, famous today for its suggestion that an achromatic compound lens might be formed by combining simples lenses of different media. The use of 'achromatic doublets' was a crucial step in the further development of telescopes and microscopes.<br/><br/> From Marischal College, Aberdeen, David Gregory (1659-1708) entered Edinburgh University, graduating M.A. on 28 November 1683. A month prior to his graduation he was elected to the Chair of Mathematics, at one time occupied by his uncle, the great mathematician James Gregory, whose <i>Optica promota</i> (1663) had described a reflecting telescope which used parabolic mirrors. As a professor, David Gregory was the first to lecture publicly on the Newtonian philosophy. His lecture notes show that they covered a broad range of subjects including geodesy, optics, dynamics, and various branches of mathematics. Increasingly under attack by his fellow professors at Edinburgh for his radical political views, in 1691 he went to London where he was introduced to Newton and recommended to John Flamsteed, the first astronomer royal. In that same year, Edward Barnard retired from the Savilian professorship of Astronomy at Oxford; backed by Newton's recommendation of him as 'very well skilled in Analysis & Geometry both new & old ... understands Astronomy very well ... & is respected the greatest Mathematician in Scotland', and with Flamsteed's support, Gregory was elected to the chair in face of strong opposition from Edmond Halley. <br/><br/> As Gregory tells us in the preface, the present work is the printed version of lectures delivered at Edinburgh in 1684, adapted to the teaching of Oxford undergraduates. The passage in which Gregory uses the analogy with the human eye to suggest the construction of an achromatic lens occurs on p. 98: in English translation, 'Perhaps it would be of service to make the object lens of a different medium, as we see done in the fabric of the eye; where the crystalline humour (whose power of refracting the rays of light differs very little from that of glass) is by Nature, who never does anything in vain, joined with the aqueous and vitreous humours (not differing from water as to their power of refraction), in order that the image may be painted as distinct as possible on the bottom of the eye.' Whiteside (DSB) suggests that Gregory may have had this insight from Newton. <br/><br/> The work was reprinted at Edinburgh in 1713. An English translation followed two years later with notes by William Browne on refracting telescopes and microscopes; this was republished in 1735 by Desaguliers with an added appendix on the history of the reflecting telescope. <br/><br/> In addition to the present work, Gregory published in 1684 at Edinburgh his <i>Exercitatio geometrica de dimensione figurarum</i> in which, with the assistance of his uncle's work, he extended the method of quadratures by infinite series; and in 1702 <i>Astronomiae physicae & geometricae elementa</i>, the first textbook of astronomy based on Newtonian gravitational principles. <br/><br/> ESTC R16816; DSB V: 520-1; Honeyman 1550; Poggendorff I, 948; Vagnetti CB1.. 8vo (177 x 110 mm), pp. [iv], 99, [1], with engraved vignette of Sheldonian Theatre on title and numerous woodcut diagrams in text. Contemporary calf, hinges cracked but ties still strong, some chipping to capitals but a nice and unsophisticated copy

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        IL CAVALLO DA MANEGGIO ove si tratta della nobilissima virtù del cavalcare cioè come il Cavagliere deve star à Cavallo, e come si deve domare, governare, inferrare, imbrigliare, & ammaestrare ogni sorte di Cavalli. Et in che tempo si devono pigliare li Polledri per ammaestrarli, della razza de&#146; Stalloni, de&#146; pelami, e de&#146; segni buoni, e cattivi.

      Ferroni,, Vienna & Bologna, 1659 - in-24, 2 cb, 286, 3 cb, leg. p. perg. coeva con d. a 2 nervi. Dedicat. a Gio. Battista Vaglierini. Eleganti fregi e final. xilogr. Raro trattato che contiene importanti informazioni sulle razze e qualità del cavallo, sull&#146;arte del cavalcare, sulla mascalcia e norme pratiche di veterinaria. Manca a BL e Piantanida. Legg. rifiliato al margine sup., ma ottimo esempl. Raro. [060]

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        Oeconomia animalis, novis in medicina hypothesibus superstructa, & mechanic? explicata.

      Roger Daniel and John Redmayne,, London 1659 - First edition in Latin (issued simultaneously in English) of this important work in the history of physiology. 'In 1659 Charleton published a mechanistic account of physiology in Latin (Oeconomia animalis) and English (Natural History of Nutrition, Life, and Voluntary Motion), which included the suggestion that there was no increase in volume when a muscle contracted. Charleton was here rejecting the Cartesian account which attributed muscle shortening to its inflation by animal spirit. Charleton's assessment was confirmed experimentally by Jonathan Goddard in 1669' (Henry in Oxford DNB). 12mo (128 × 75 mm.), pp. [xxxii], 291, [1]. Title with woodcut printers' device, 6 engraved diagrams to text, woodcut and typographical ornaments. Some browning (mainly marginal) and a few leaves slightly fragile at edges. Contemporary English calf, sides with double rules in blind, plain spine also ruled in blind. Joints cracked but secure. A good copy. [Wellcome II, not in Krivatsy (nor NLM online catalogue, which list an Amsterdam edition of 1659 and later London editions only); Russell, British Anatomy 133; Wing C3685. Worldcat locates US copies at Sutro Library (Ca), Northwestern and Bryn Athyn only.] [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Großmüttiger Rechts-Gelehrter, Oder Sterbender Aemilius Paulus Papinianus. Trauer-Spil

      Breslau, Gründer 1659. 15 cm. 64 unnumer. Blatt mit Kupfertitel und 7 Kupferporträts. Späterer Halbleder-Band mit Rückenvergoldung - Goed. III, 218, 13 - Faber du Faur 630 - Dünnhaupt 37.I,1 - Wolfskehl 135 - Gryphius&#39; Trauerspiel in fünf "Abhandelungen" wurde 1660 in Breslau uraufgeführt. Hauptquelle war Herodians "Geschichte des Kaisertums nach Marcus Aurelius" (Kindlers Lit.-Lex. 4150). Einband leicht berieben, innen papierbedingte Bräunung, vereinzelt Stockflecken, Stempel und Besitzeintrag. -

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        TO HIS HIGHNESS RICHARD LORD PROTECTOR OF THE COMMON-WEALTH OF ENGLAND

      1659. Good. [CROMWELL, Richard] TO HIS HIGHNESS RICHARD LORD PROTECTOR OF THE COMMON- WEALTH OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND, AND THE DOMINIONS AND TERRITORIES THEREUNTO BELONGING. THE HUMBLE REPRESENTATION AND PETITION OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE OFFICERS OF THE ARMIES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND. London: Printed by Henry Hills, 1659. [1] + 7 pp. + 1 pp. Printer&#39;s note. 4to, octavo size binding. Quarter blue cloth with printed paper spine label, marbled paper covered boards. Binding fine. Contents very good, complete, with moderate foxing and age-toning. Edges nicked, some shallow chipping, not affecting text. The Armies&#39; suffering for want of pay, and the besmirching of the "good old cause."

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        Geometria

      Amsterdam: L. & D. Elzevier, 1659-1661. - SECOND EDITION, GREATLY EXPANDED, from the 1649 first edition by the addition of important commentary: "This edition served as the basic textbook for the generation that, in the last quarter of the century, took the lead in introducing differential and integral calculus" (Jahnke). Geometria a Renato Des Cartes anno 1637 Gallice edita, postea autem una cum notis Florimondi de Beaune (.) in Latinam linguam versa & commentariis illustrata [ed. Franciscus van Schooten]. Amsterdam, L. & D. Elzevier, 1659 [Pt. 1] 1661 [Pt. 2] [18]-420-[4]; [16]-520. Note: Text of Parts 1&2 reversed. With frontispiece portrait of Descartes. Small thick quarto, contemporary elaborately-blindstamped pigskin over boards with side clasps, ink title on spine; edges dyed gray. A few small spots of worming to binding, some scuffing and soiling. Light dampstaining to last few leaves, occasional light toning to text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Emblem Book] Idea de un príncipe político cristiano representada en cien empresas por Don Diego Saavedra Faxardo Cavallero &c

      Amstelodami: apud Ioh. Ianssonium Iuniorem, 1659. Vellum. Fine. 12mo; [24], 832, [12], with an engraved title page and 103 brillant, full-page, emblematic illustrations after Johannes Sadeler. Text entirely in Latin. Contemporary vellum, all edges sprinkled blue. An exceptionally crisp, clean copy, now in a cloth-covered slipcase with a paper label by Fitterer. Modeled after the Milan issue of 1642 (Praz). Landwehr 702; not in WorldCat or Copac. Landwehr (Low Countries) 576. 12mo: xviii 11, 983 Z7-Z12 frontis, intro emblem, 101 emblems, final emblem. J. Janssonius, 1659. Second Edition (First Edition, Antwerp, 1655) Saaevdra was a diplomat and man of letters, but is best know as a political thinker and for this, his most erudite work. The Idea of a Christian Political Prince, first published in 1640, compiles a hundred short essays, or maxims, illustrated with emblems in the style of Andrea Alciato&#39;s Emblemata. Sententious, anti-Machiavellian, mainly moral and philosophical in character, it was written for the son of Philip IV.

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        COMPENDIO, & DECLARAC,ÃO DA REGRA: & ESTATVTOS DA ORDEM MILITAR DE SANTIAGO.

      - AO ILLVSTRISSIMO, E Reverendissimo Senhor D. Manuel de Noronha Prior da mesma Ordem, do Conselho de Sua Magestade, Bispo eleito de Viseo. PELLO P. ANTONIO PEREIRA Freire Conuentual de Santiago, Rector do Real Collegio das Ordens Militares da Vniversidade de Coimbra. EM COIMBRA. Na officina de Manoel Dias Impressor da Vniuersidade, 1659. In 8º (de 15x10 cm) com [xv]-333-[x] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada. Exemplar com assinatura de posse da época sobre a folha de rosto "Dona Francisca da Silva", provavelmente a mesma que se casou com D. Sancho de Noronha, 3º Conde de Odemira. Inocêncio I, 221: "António Pereira(1.º), Freire Conventual da Ordem de S.Tiago, cujo habito recebeu no convento de Palmella a 4 de Novembro de 1629. Foi Prior da egreja de S. Paulo de Almada, Reitor do collegio das Ordens Militares em Coimbra, e Governador do respectivo bispado. - Nasceu na villa do seu appellido, situada entre Ovar e Aveiro, na provincia da Beira, e m. em Coimbra a 10 de Maio de 1671. - Compendio e declaração da Regra e Estatutos da Ordem Militar de S. Tiago da Espada. Coimbra, por Manuel Dias, 1659. 8.o de XVI 333 pag. - Este livro, que bem poderia ter entrado no Catalogo da Academia, por ser escripto em mui correcta phrase, e com sciencia da materia, é hoje mui pouco vulgar. Julgo que o seu preço regular será de 300 a 400 réis, postoque o meu exemplar me custasse menor quantia. Location/localizacao: 7-A2-D-49

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        TUTOR TO ASTRONOMIE AND GEOGRAPHIE

      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 &#39;on Corn-hill, at the signe of Atlas&#39; 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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        Nova et Accourata Iaponiae Terrae Esonis ac Insularum ex Novissima Detectione Descriptio Apud Ioannem Ianossonium.

      c.1659., Amsterdam, - 45.5 x 55.5cm. Original engraved map, hand-colored.

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        Geometriae Speciose Elementa The Most Original Pupil of Bonaventura Cavalieri

      Bologna: Giovanni Battista Ferroni, 1659. & & . Very rare first edition, and a fine copy from the library of Pietro Riccardi, of this important work on limits of geometrical figures. In this work Mengoli &#147;set up the basic rules of the calculus thirty years before Newton and Leibniz. Both of these were influenced by his contribution, in the case of Leibniz the influence was direct as he read Mengoli&#146;s work while in the case of Newton he knew of it indirectly through studying Wallis.&#148; (MacTutor History of Mathematics). <br/></br> & &#147;In the &#145;Geometriae speciosae elementa&#146; (1659), Mengoli set out a logical arrangement of the concepts of limit and definite integral that anticipated the work of nineteenth-century mathematicians. In establishing a rigorous theory of limits, he considered a variable quantity as a ratio of magnitudes and hence needed to consider only positive limits. He then made the following definitions: a variable quantity that can be greater than any assignable number is called &#145;quasi-infinite&#146;; a variable quantity that can be smaller than any positive number is &#145;quasi-nil&#146;; and a variable quantity that can be both smaller than any number larger than a given positive number <i>a</i> and greater than any number smaller than <i>a</i> is &#145;quasi-<i>a</i>.&#146; <br/></br> & Using these precise concepts of the infinite, the infinitesimal, and the limit, and working from simple inequalities valid between numerical ratios, he demonstrated (as Agostini recognized by translating his obscure exposition into modern symbols and terminology) the properties of the limit of the sum and the product, and showed that the properties of proportions are conserved also at the limit. The proofs obtain when such limits are neither <i>0</i> nor <i>&infin;</i> for this case Mengoli set out the properties of the infinitesimal calculus and the calculus of infinites some thirty years before Newton published them in his &#145;Principia.&#146; <br/></br> & Mengoli&#146;s predecessors (among them Archimedes, Kepler, Valerio, and Cavalieri) had assumed as intuitively evident that a plane figure has an area. By contrast, he proved the existence of the area by dividing an interval of the continuous figure <i>f(x)</i> into <i>n</i> parts and considering, alongside the figure to be squared (which he called the &#145;form&#146;), the figures formed by parallelograms constructed on each segment of the interval and having the areas (in modern notation): <br/></br> & <i>s<sub>n</sub>= &sum;</sub>l<sub>i</sub>(x<sub>i+1</sub>-x<sub>i</sub>), i=1, 2, &#133; n</i> (inscribed figure) <br/></br>& <i>S<sub>n</sub>= &sum;</sub>L<sub>i</sub>(x<sub>i+1</sub>-x<sub>i</sub>)</i> (circumscribed figure) <br/></br>& <i>&sigma;<sub>n</sub>= &sum;</sub>f(x<sub>i</sub>)(x<sub>i+1</sub>-x<sub>i</sub>) </i> or <br/></br> & <i>&sigma;&#39;<sub>n</sub>= &sum;</sub>f(x<sub>i+1</sub>)(x<sub>i+1</sub>-x<sub>i</sub>) </i> (adscribed figure) <br/></br>& where <i>l<sub>i</sub></i> and <i>L<sub>i</sub></i> denote, respectively, the minimum and maximum of <i>f(x)</i> on the interval <i>(x<sub>i</sub>, x<sub>i+1</sub>)</i>. Drawing upon the theory of limits that had worked so well in the study of series, Mengoli demonstrated that the sequences of the <i>s<sub>n</sub></i> and <i>S<sub>n</sub></i> tend to the same limit to which the sequences of the <i>&sigma;<sub>n</sub></i> and <i>&sigma;&#39;<sub>n</sub></i> compressed between them, also tend. Hence, since the figure to be squared is always compressed between the <i>s<sub>n</sub></i> and the <i>S<sub>n</sub></i>, it follows that this common limit is the area of the figure itself. <br/></br> & Mengoli also used this method to integrate the binomial differentials <i>Z<sup>s</sup>(a-x)<sup>r</sup>dx</i> with whole and positive exponents. (He had, preceding Wallis, already integrated these sometime before by the method of indivisibles.) Before publishing his results, however, he wished to give a rigorous basis to the method of indivisibles or to develop in its stead another method that would be immune to criticism. He therefore set out a purely arithmetic theory of logarithms; having given a definition of the logarithmic ratio similar to Euclid&#146;s definition of ratio between magnitudes, he then extended Euclid&#146;s book V to encompass his own logarithmic ratio. Mengoli also did significant work in logarithmic series (thirteen years before N. Mercator published his &#145;Logarithmotecnia&#146;). (DSB: IX, p.303-304). 4to: 198 x 147 mm. Contemporary Italian vellum. Provenance: Ex libris of the Biblioteca Riccardi to front pastedown. Fully complete: 80 (introduction); 392 pp. Internally clean and crisp, a fine and unsophisticated copy. Riccardi I (2), 150. Very rare: OCLC records just one copy in the US (New York Public Library).

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        Philosophi Opera Omnia; Rhetoris Quae Exstant [3 vols.]

      Amsterdam: Elzevirios [Elzevir], 1659. Hardcover. VeryGood. Three volumes in full vellum. Armorial bookplate to each, probably 18th-century (John C. Warren.) Different owner&#39;&#39;s name (small, quill) to title pages. Minor foxing to a few pages. Engraved title page and engraving of Seneca in vol. 1. Vol&#39;&#39;s 2 & 3 have title pages dated 1658 with printer&#39;&#39;s mark. These are clean & solid copies, truly in "very good" condition. Uniformly bound in vellum, 5 raised bands, speckled edges, nice margins on all three books. If a photo is not visible next to this listing, it can be viewed on our Facebook page (Browsers&#39;&#39; Bookstore in Corvallis) in the "Books in Stock" photo album.".

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        Allmanach, Das ist: Newer und Alter Schreib-Calender, Mit der Chronica und Medicinischem Bericht, Auff das Jahr nach der Geburt unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi M.DC.LX. (1660). Mit Fleiß calculiret und gerichtet Auff deß H. Röm. Reichs Stadt Nürnberg ... Durch Andr. Goldmaiern, Guntzenhus. Fr. Comitem Palatinum und Mathematicum. - Anhang mit besonderem Titel: Prognosticon Astronomicum Et Astrologicum. Das ist: Grosse Astronomische und Astrologische Practica, auff das Jahr ... MDCLX. (1660). Von Erschaffung der Welt 5443. mit dem Stand, Lauff und Aspecten der Planeten und Fixsternen. Mit Fleiß calculiret, beschrieben und gerichtet, auff ... Nürnberg zu vorderst

      Nürnberg, Endter 1659. 19 cm. (32);, (32) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titeleinfassung, Kalender rot und schwarz gedruckt. Rückenbroschur - VD17 27:709956P - VD17 27:709958D - Auf der Titelrückseite Hinweis auf die Städte, in denen dieser Kalender verwendet werden kann. 24 Seiten Kalendarium mit jüdischer und biblischer Historiendarstellung. Am unteren Rand Monatsverse. Es folgen Empfehlungen für die Gesundheit, Aderlassen, Purgiren, Schrepffen und für Acker- und Gartenbau. das Prognosticon beginnt mit den Jahreszeiten- und Monatskapiteln, anschließend die Beiträge über Sonnen- und Mondfinsternisse, Krieg, Krankheit und Fruchtbarkeit. Die Holzschnitt-Titeleinfassung ist ein Nachschnitt von Joh. Hauer. Die beiden weiblichen Figuren des Portalaufbaues sind die Personifikationen der Geometria und Astronomia, die jeweils einen Erd- und Himmelsglobus in den Armen halten. -

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        Newer und Alter Schreib-Calender, sambt der Sonnen, Monds und anderer Planeten, auch Fixsternen Aspecten, Lauff und Zustand ... Auff das Schalt-Jahr ... M.DC.LX (1660). Anhang mit besonderem Titel: Practica Physic-Astromantica, und Natürliche Beschreibung aus dem gestirnten Himmels-Lauff, von natürlichen Zufällen und Beschaffenheit auff das Jahr MDCLX. (1660)

      Nürnberg, Endter 1659. 19 cm. (32); (24) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titeleinfassung und 1 Textholzschnitt, Druck rot und schwarz. Rückenbroschur - Matthäus S. 1093, 1106, 1190 - 24 Seiten Kalendarium mit Historiendarstellung aus dem Niederländischen Krieg. Am unteren Rand Monatsverse. Es folgen Empfehlungen für die Gesundheit, Aderlassen, Schrepffen und für Acker- und Gartenbau. Die Practica beginnt mit den Jahreszeiten- und Monatskapiteln. Anschließend die Beiträge über Sonnen- und Mondfinsternisse, Krieg, Krankheit und Fruchtbarkeit. der in Rot und Schwarz gedruckte Titel wird eingefaßt von 12 Wappendarstellungen, die die Hohenzollernschen Besitztümer darstellen. Letztes Blatt angerändert. -

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        ISLAS CANARIAS - ÁFRICA. 1659. - (Flandes y las Islas Canarias por Hendrick Doncker) - de Vlaamsche en Canarische Eylanden door Hendrick Doncker

      - Rara carta naútica del siglo XVII, que describe las Islas Canarias, Madeira y las Azores junto con el litoral del continente africano desde cabo Verde al Estrecho de Gibraltar, continuando hasta la ciudad portuguesa de Lisboa en la costa europea. Bella cartela con título y editor. Escalas. Rosa de los vientos con el norte al oeste de la plancha. Detalle toponímico de la costa. Márgenes gradados. Texto en holandés. Publicación: AMSTERDAM, c. 1659. tot AMSTERDAM, Inde Nieubrugsteegh int Stuermans Gereetschap het derde Huys vande Nieubrugh inde Straet. Buen estado, Impreso en papel fuerte y de gran calidad.Doncker dirigió uno de los grandes establecimientos flamencos de impresión de cartas naúticas y libros de navegación. Colaboró durante añors con el cartógrafo Pieter Goos y Anthonie Jacobsz en la producción de su obra de navegación De Zeespiegel. Posteriormente Johannes van Ke. Lugar: Amsterdam, Año: 1659 Notas: Excelente y muy poco habitual carta naútica de la Islas Canarias. Obra de uno de los más apreciados impresores flamencos del siglo XVII. con obras reconocidas por su gran calidad y actualización., Medidas: 540 x 640 mm. huella.

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        Epicteti Enchiridion Una Cum Cebetis Tabula Graece et LatineCum NotisMerici Casauboni

      London - Tho. Roycrofte, 1659 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce copy ofCasaubon&#39;s edition of theEnchiridion of Epictetus from the seventeenth century. In Greek and Latin. The Enchiridion, or Handbook of Epictetus, often shortened to simply The Handbook, is a short manual of Stoic ethical advice compiled by Arrian, who had been a pupil of Epictetus at the beginning of the 2nd century. Although the content is derived from the Discourses of Epictetus, it is not a summary of the Discourses, but rather it is a compilation of practical precepts. The Handbook is a guide to daily life. Unlike some of his forefathers in Greek philosophy (i. e. Plato and the other metaphysicians), Epictetus focuses his attention on how to practically apply oneself on a philosophical level. Mric Casaubon (14 August 1599, Geneva 14 July 1671, Canterbury), son of Isaac Casaubon, was a French-English classical scholar. Collated complete. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally sound, though with some rubbing. Joints starting. Hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signatures to title page. Paper to rear pastedown missing. Pages are bright and clean, with just the occasional patch of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        In Omnes Diui Pauli Apostoli Epistolas Commentaria

      Parisiis - Iacobum Qvesnel, 1659 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This early work explores the teachings and writings of Paul the Apostle, who is described as the most influential early Christian missionary. The writings ascribed toSaint Paulby the church form a considerable portion of the New Testament. The influence on Christian thinking of the epistles ascribed to him, has been significant, due in part to his association as a prominent apostle of Christianity during the spreading of the Gospel through the Roman Empire. Paul asserted that he received the Gospel not from any person, but by a personal revelation of Jesus Christ. Featuring illustrated capitals and head and tail pieces. Condition: In original calf binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with wornextremities and peeling back strip. Front board is held by the cords only. Rear joint is cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright although with marginal tide marks effecting front endpaper to page 653 and 695 through to 937. Worming to pages 873 through to back board. Copperplate ink inscription to index page. Volume two only. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Holy Bible containing the Bookes of the Old and New Testament ... and Illustrated with Chorographical Sculps. by J. Ogilby

      Cambridge: John Field, 1659-1660. 2 volumes, folio. (17 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches). Vol. 1: Full page engraving of the Royal arms by Hollar, letterpress dedication to the King by Ogilby, section title to the Prayer Book with ornamental surround dated 1660, A2-4, B1-L2 (bound in twos) [Book of Common Prayer]; engraved general title, ¶1-¶¶4 (in fours) [Notes to the Reader and Table of Contents]; A1-3K6 (bound in sixes), 3L1-4 [Genesis through Job]. Vol. 2: Section title page, 3M1-4Y6 (bound in sixes), 4Z1-4Z8 [Psalms through Malachi]; a-x6 (in sixes), y1-4 [Aprocrypha]; letterpress NT title dated 1659, A2-2D6 (in sixes), 2E1-8 [New Testament]. 111 engraved plates by Visscher, Hollar, Lombart and others after Rubens, De Bruyn de Vos, Tintoret and others (vol 1: 50 double-page engraved plates, 1 engraved map by Hollar dated 1657; vol. 2: 59 engraved double-page plates, large folding engraved view of Jerusalem by Hollar). Ruled in red throughout. Contemporary English red morocco, covers elaborately panelled in gilt, expertly rebacked to style, spines in eight compartments with raised bands, morocco lettering pieces in the second compartment, the others with an alternating overall repeat decoration in gilt, gilt edges. A superb copy of Ogilby&#39;s illustrated issue of Field&#39;s folio Bible of 1659, here with a larger number of illustrations than usually found, bound in period red morocco and ruled in red throughout for presentation: "...an unrivalled specimen of the press of the time..." (Lowndes). In 1659, John Field, the printer to the University of Cambridge, published a handsome, large folio King James version of the Bible. Seeing an opportunity for improvement, much of the edition was purchased by bookseller and publisher John Ogilby. Ogilby added to the Bible several engravings, including a number by Wenceslaus Hollar. In select copies, however, Ogilby further augmented the edition with sets of engravings purchased from Amsterdam publisher Nicolaes Visscher, including engravings after Rubens, de Vos, De Bruyn, Tintoretto and others. The most elaborate and most expensive of such copies, were then ruled in red and bound in red morocco, as here. Darlow & Moule 525; Herbert 668; Lowndes 1367; Lowndes, The Bibliographer&#39;s Manual, p. 188; cf. Schuchard, A Descriptive Bibliography of the Works of John Ogilby (Frankfurt, 1975).

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        Opuscula theologica pleraq; antehac seorsim edita, nunc verò in usum ministrorum verbi & theologiae studiosorum in unum volumen congesta a d.

      Johanne Matthiae episcopo Strengnensi. Cum praemissa serenisimmi regis Caroli Gustavi historiola. Strängnäs. Zacharias Brockenius, (1659)-61. 8:o. (20),+ 121, 124-694 s. genomgående med småfläckar. Titelbladet med samtida bläckanteckningar. Bunden framför med eget titelblad: OLJEQVIST, Johan. Historia Caroli Gustavi potentissimi svecorum gothorum vandalorum &c. regis. Ad venerandum dn. parentem episcopum Strengnensem, Oxoniâ Anglorum transmissa, a Johanne Ollieqwist. Nunc verò typis excusa anno 1661. Ljusbrunt hfrbd från mitten av 1800-talet, guldornerad rygg och med alrotsmarmorerade pärmpapper, ryggtiteln med "Ollieqwist". Första titelbladet med A. P. Andersjös namnstämpel. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris.Collijn sp. 592. Samlingsutgåva av Strängnäsbiskopen Johannes Matthiæs teologiska småskrifter som även innehåller sonen Johan Oljeqvists lilla historik över Karl X Gustav, med eget titelblad. Den sistnämnda utkom även separat samma år.Johan (Johannes) Matthiae (1593-1670) blev biskop i Strängnäs 1643 men är annars mest känd som drottning Kristinas lärare. Som teolog var han omstridd i det ortodoxa Sverige, med ekumeniska åsikter påverkad av Comenius, med följd att han 1664 fick avgå som biskop. Denna samling innehåller bl.a. hans pedagogiska studieordning "Libellus puerilis" (1626), hans redogörelse för Kristinas undervisning "Institutio religionis christianae "(1642) och hans "Regula credendi et vivendi" (1656), där han försvarar sig mot anklagelsen att vara orsak till Kristinas avfall, liksom hans utgåva av de böhmiska brödemas etiskt-religiösa ekumeniska kyrkoordning, "Idea boni ordinis" (1644).Hans barn adlades Oljeqvist 1645 för hans förtjänsters skull. Om sonen Johan vet vi inte mycket. Han studerade i Uppsala 1653 och verkade som canonicus i Hamburg 1658 och levde åtminstone fortfarande 1667

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        Il Messia Venuto Historia spiegata, e provata a gli Hebrei in cento Discorsi. Opera non solamente necessaria a gli Hebrei ma molto utile a' Cristiani, e massime aì Predicatori, confermandosi in essa con eruditione sacra profana e Traditione hebrea la verità de' misteri tutti della Cristiana Fede. Con l'aggiunta di un trattato dell'Autore intorno la famosa questione. Se meglio sia, che i Principi Cristiani permettano ne' loro Stati gli Hebrei, o li discaccino.

      Bragadin., Venetia. 1659 - 2 voll., in 4°, cart. muta, cc.nn. 35 + pp. 456 (1° vol.) + 474 + 72 (Aggiunta di un trattato dell'autore intorno la famosa questione - 2° vol.). L'opera consta delle trascrizioni in lingua ebraica delle più importanti e numerose citazioni dei discorsi pronunciati. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De maximis et minimis geometrica divinatio in quintum conicorum Apollonii Pergaei ad huc desideratum... -

      Firenze, Cocchini, 1659.2 parti in 1 vol. In-folio. Pergamena coeva con unghie, tassello sul dorso; angoli inferiori un po' usati. Una tav. f.t. a doppia pag. inc. in rame, due tavv. f.t. inc. in legno, e numerosi diagrammi n.t. (16), 154 pp.; (4), 154, (2) pp.; ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione della notevole ricostruzione del V. libro delle Coniche di Apollonio. E? l?opera con cui ebbe inizio la notorietà del matematico fiorentino Viviani, allievo di Galileo e Torricelli. Treccani XXXV, 529. DSB XIV, 48. Cinti, Galileo, 135. Riccardi I, 2, 625: «Raro e pregiato». First edition of this «most able restitution of the lost Fifth Book of the Conic Sections of Apollonius Pergaeus, made previously to the discovery of Borelli of its existence in an Arabic Version. When the Latin Version of that discovery was published, and Geometricians were able to compare the two works, Viviani's reputation became immense, as it was rendered clear that not only had he divined what Apollonius wrote, but had gone much deeper into the subject...» (Libri Cat., Auction 1861, nr.3138). With 3 plates of diagrams (one double-page and engraved), and numerous diagrams in the text. A good large copy bound in contemp. vellum, label on spine (lower corners rubbed).

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        Idea de un Principe Politico Christiano, representada en Cien Empresas, por Don Diego de Saavedra Faxardo, Cavallero &c

      Apud Ioh. Iansonium Iuniorem 1659 1 vol. fort in-12 relié plein vélin à lacet du temps, Apud Ioh. Iansonium Iuniorem, Amstelodami [Amsterdam ], 1659, 1 f. blanc, 18 ff. n. ch. (dont le titre gravé) 983 pp. et 2 ff. blancs Bel exemplaire de ce beau livre d'emblèmes, en vélin à lacets du temps, bien complet des 102 belles gravures sur cuivre (les deux premiers ff. de garde faibles, une ancienne annotation ms. au titre, bel exemplaire par aillleurs). Il s'agit ici de l'édition en espagnol, à ne pas confondre avec la traduction parue à la même époque sur les presses de Janson. A nice copy, in its full contemporary vellum binding. Espagnol

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        Roma Subterranea Novissima. In Qua Post Antonium Bosium Antesignanum et Celebres Alios Scriptores Antiqua Christanorum et Praecipue Martyrum Coemeteria, Tituli, Monimenta, Epitaphia, Inscriptiones ac Nobiliora Sanctorum Sepulchra. [Incomplete Ed.].,1659

      Latin text. Apud Federicum Leonard, 1659; hardback, pp. 700, b/w ill., cm 28x44. A paperback

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        Miscellanea di opere teatrali in edizioni del secolo decimosettimo.

      Viterbo - Perugia - Todi, Gregorio e Giovanni Andreoli (et alii), 1654 - 1659. 1659 4 opere in un vol. in-24° (135x75mm), cartonatura decorata coeva. Tagli azzurri. Bruniture e fioriture sparse; antico timbro di estinta biblioteca al frontespizio della prima opera. Discreto stato. La miscellanea comprende: 1) Giacinto Andrea Cicognini, "La Forza dell'Amicitia. Opera Tragica", in Viterbo, ad Istanza di Gregorio, e Giovanni Andreoli, 1659, pp. (8), 196. Vignetta xilografica a soggetto grottesco al titolo. Dedica a stampa a Giovanni Barbarossa da Montelupone, canonico di Loreto. Approvazioni preliminari. Seconda edizione, successiva di un anno alla prima impressa nel 1658 dal Pezzana di Venezia. La tragedia è ambientata nell'antica Licia e narra "una duplice storia d'amore di sapore boccaccesco" (Vinciana). Vinciana, 3884. Allacci, 370. Sanesi, II, pp. 188-189. 2) Id., "Il Maggior Mostro del Mondo, opera tragica", in Perugia, per Sebastiano Zecchini, 1656, pp. 104, (1). Frontespizio con titolo entro bordura architettonica istoriata con grottesche e stemma del dedicatario. Testatine e capilettera ornati su legno. Dedica a stampa a Curzio Marsilio e a Ranieri Tomasi. Edizione originale. La tragedia imita "El mayor monstruo los celos" di Calderon de la Barca; essa è "giudicata la miglior produzione teatrale del Cicognini, che supera lo spagnolo per maggiore penetrazione dei personaggi. L'azione si svolge a Gerusalemme e a Roma" (Vinciana). Vinciana, 3882-3883. Allacci, 495-496. Quadrio, IV, p. 114. Sanesi, II, pp. 178 e 194-197. 3) Id., "La Moglie di Quattro Mariti. Opera tragica", in Perugia, per Sebastiano Zecchini, 1656, pp. 115. Frontespizio con titolo racchuso entro bordura identica a quella della precedente tragedia. Dedica a stampa a Ridolfo Monaldi. Un restauro alla p. 47-48. Qualche testatina e capolettera ornato in xilografia. Edizione originale. La tragedia, ambientata a Londra, deriva da due drammi di Tirso de Molina, "El castigo del penseque" e "El vergonzoso en palacio". Vinciana, 3882. Sanesi, II, pp. 178 e 191. Allacci, 534-535. 4) Id., "La conversione di S. Maria Egizziaca. Rappresentazione", in Todi, per il Ciccolini, 1654, pp. 114. Al frontespizio, stemma vescovile in xilografia di monsignor Gaudenzio Poli, Vescovo di Amelia, cui l'edizione è dedicata dal Ciccolini. Testatine e capilettera ornati. Manca alla Vinciana. Il Cicognini (Firenze, 1606-Venezia, 1660), della nota famiglia fiorentina, figlio di Jacopo (prestigioso dramaturgo e grande promotore della vita teatrale della città), fu tenuto a battesimo dalla stessa Cristina di Lorena, Gran duchessa di Toscana; ingegno precocissimo, si laureò a Pisa a soli 21 anni. Perseguitato in seguito dai favoriti di casa Medici, emigrò a Venezia, dove rimase fino alla morte. Fecondo autore teatrale, librettista di Francesco Cavalli, fu imitatore, in circa 45 lavori tragici e comici, di Lope de Vega, di Tirso de Molina e di altri grandi autori spagnoli del Siglo de Oro. "Degli autori di comedie che leggevo e rileggevo spesso, il mio preferito era Cicognini", scrisse Goldoni nei "Mémoires", a conferma della larga fortuna che ancora nel Settecento ebbe l'ingente produzione dello scrittore fiorentino. Cfr., sull'arte del Cicognini: Sanesi, cit.; Belloni, Il Seicento, pp. 268-268, 290-291 e passim; Renda-Operti, 296-297. Cfr. Flavia Cancedda e Silvia Castelli, Per una bibliografia di Giacinto Andrea Cicognini. Successo teatrale e fortuna editoriale di un drammaturgo del Seicento, Firenze, 2002, passim.

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        Les Entretiens de feu Monsieur de Balzac

      Jean Elsevier 1659 1 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque plein vélin à rabats blanc, Chez Jean Elsevier [ Elzevier ], Leide, 1659, 396 pp. (y compris le titre-frontispice gravé), 5 ff. de table et 1 f. blanc Rare et charmante édition elzévirienne, bien conforme à la description de Tchemerzine, I, 431-432. Bon état (petite mouill. ancienne au second plat, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Français

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        Opera omnia:, ex ult. J. Lipsii & I.F. Gronovii emendat. [...] et M. Annaei Senecae Rhetores quae exstant, Ex And. Schotti recens.

      Elzevir 1659 4 tomi. in 16°(140x85). Pagg. (xlviii), 535; 694; 440 (clii); (xxiv), 490 (xxvi). Frontespizio inciso in rame entro cornice allegorica, altra incisione in rame a piena pag. nel testo, capilettera e testatine in silografia. Pergamena rigida coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso, tagli a spruzzo. Terza edizione elzeviriana e seconda edizione curata da Gronovius dell'opera di Marcus Annaeus Seneca con l?aggiunta di nuove correzioni al testo. Il lavoro eseguito da Gronovio (Leida,1611-1671) sulle tragedie di Seneca, fu particolarmente significativo in quanto scoprì un nuovo manoscritto in Firenze. Il quarto volume contiene le note di Gronovius. Ottimo esemplare, solo un po? rifilato al margine sup., alcune sottolineature nel testo. Graesse, VI, 349 (Gronovius fece nuove correzioni nel testo di quest?edizione). Dibdin II,397

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        DE MAXIMIS ET MINIMIS GEOMETRICA DIVINATIO IN QUINTUM CONICORUM APOLLONII PERGAEI ADHUC DESIDERATUM...

      apud Ioseph Cocchini. 1659 -.-DE LOCIS SOLIDIS SECUNDA DIVINATIO GEOMETRIAE... OPUS CONICUM CONTINENS ELEMENTA TRACTATUUM EIUSDEM VIVIANI, QUIBUS TUNC IPSE MULTA, MAXIMA, ET ABDITA IN MATHESI THEOREMATA DEMONSTRARE COGITAVERAT, ELABORATUM ANNO 1646. IMPRESSUM FLORENTIAE AB HIPPOLYTO NAVESI ANNO 1673. ADDENDIS AUCTUM ET IN LUCEM PROLATUM ANNO 1701... FLORENTIAE, APUD PETRUM ANTONIUM BRIGONCI. 4 PARTI IN DUE VOLUMI IN- FOLIO LEGATI ASSIEME IN PERGAMENA COEVA. BELL' ESEMPLARE DI ENTRAMBE LE OPERE. EX LIBRIS SEBASTIANO CANTERZANI (1734-1819), PROFESSORE DI MATEMATICA A BOLOGNA. (I°), (XVI), 154 PP.; (IV), 154, (2) PP. ALCUNI DIAGRAMMI INCISI IN LEGNO N.T. E 4 TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. "A MOST ABLE RESTITUTION OF THE LOST FIFTH BOOK OF THE CONIC SECTIONS OF APOLLONIUS PERGAEUS, MADE PREVIOUSLY TO THE DISCOVERY BY BORELLI OF ITS EXISTANCE IN AN ARABIC VERSION. WHEN THE LATIN VERSION OF THAT WAS PUBLISHED (1661), AND GEOMETRICIANS WERE ABLE TO COMPARE TWO WORKS, VIVIANI'S REPUTATION BECAME IMMENSE, AS IT WAS RENDERED CLEAR THAT NOT ONLY HAD HE DIVINED WHAT APOLLONIUS WROTE, BU HAD GONE MUCH DEEPER INTO THE SUBJECT. THIS IS THE RAREST OF VIVIANI'S WORKS... VIVIANI, THE PUPIL OF GALILEO, WAS ONE OF THE BEST GEOMETRICIANS OF HIS DAY" (LIBRI, CATALOGUE OF THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY, 3138). RICCARDI, BIBLIOTECA MATEMATICA ITALIANA, II, 625: "RARO E PREGIATO". CINTI, BIBLIOTECA GALILEIANA, 135. (II°). (XXVI), 164 PP.; 128 PP. WITH FINE PORTRAIT OF GALILEO ENGRAVED BY F.A. LORENZINI, AND 2 DOUBLE-PAGE ENGRAVED PLETES. FIRST EDITION. "VIVIANI'S FIRST PROJECT WAS AN ATTEMPTED RESTORATION OF A WORK BY ARISTAEUS THE ELDER, DE LOCIS SOLIDIS SECUNDA DIVINATIO GEOMETRICA, WHICH VIVIANI UNDERTOOK WHEN HE WAS TWENTY-FOUR. ARISTAEUS' WORK IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE FIRST METHODICAL EXPOSITION OF THE CURVES DISCOVERED BY MENACHMUS; BUT SINCE IT HAS BEEN ENTIRELY LOST, IT IS DIFFICULT TO ESTIMATE HOW CLOSE VIVIANI CAME TO THE ORIGINAL WORK" (A. NATUCCI IN DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY, XIV, PP. 48-49). RICCARDI, BIBLIOTECA MATEMATICA ITALIANA, II, 629: "BELLA E RARA EDIZIONE". LIBRI, CATALOGUE OF THE MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY, 3139. CARLI & FAVARO, BIBLIGRAFIA GALILEIANA, 400. CINTI, BIBLIOTECA GALILEIANA, 167. DUE FAMOSE DIVINAZIONI SCIENTIFICHE.

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        Nort-Iutilande (...) Selande, Fuynen (...) Isles et Prouinces du Royaume de Danemarck.

      Kobberstukket kort over Jylland, Fyn og Sjælland.. Paris 1659. Lysmål: 52x40 cm. Med brede margener. Smuk samtidig kolorering. Monteret med passepartout i nyere kraftig guldramme.. Smukt specialkort over Jylland, Fyn og Sjælland. Jylland strækker sig til Flensborg Fjord i syd. Kortet bygger på en hollandske forgænger, Jan Janssonius (1596-1664)

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        NOVA ET AMAENIOR DE ADMIRANDO FONTIUM GENIO (ex abditis naturae claustris, in orbis Lucem emanante) Philosophia.

      Maresti 1659 in folio (cm.30), pp. (24), 121, (2), bella leg. settecentesca p. perg. Belliss. antip. inc. in rame. Marca tipogr. in legno al front. ripetuta al fine. Con 55 gr. incis. in rame n.t. raffiguranti sistemi meccanici, giochi d?acqua, fontane, orologi ad acqua, etc... Seconda ediz. di opera di idraulica e pneumatica in cui l?A., oltre alla parte tecnologica e scientifica, si sofferma anche sui motivi filosofici, simbolici e alchemici che precedono la scelta di alcune tipologie di fontane. Seconda edizione. BL, 17th cent., 305. Wellcome II, 475. Thorndike VIII, 202: ?The new philosophy of fountains of Jacobus Johannes Wenceslaus D., extraordinary professor of medicine at the University of Prague, published at Ferrara in 1657 and reprinted there in 1659, combines experimentations with marvels in the way characteristic of natural magic?. Opera molto rara. Fresca copia a larghi margini. Unico dif. un foro di tarlo che interessa la prime 8 cc. da restaurare, ma bell?esempl.

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        Relation, om någre h:s kongl.

      may.tz wår allernådigste konungz och herres, lycklige progresser, så wäl emoot kongen aff Danmarck, så och flere deß fiender, skedde ifrå den 20. martij, in til ändan af förwekne julij månadt, åhr 1659. Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, (1659). 4:o. (8) s. Liten fläck på s. (5-6). Klemming, Sveriges krig, s. 174. Bibl. danica III, sp. 178. Warmholtz 4773. Sammanbunden med: Reinhold Warners von grund, Außfürung, auß dem Westphalischen Friedens-Instrument; Ob der Kayser oder Schweden den Teutschen Frieden gebrochen: An den friedensliebenden doch in Krieg streitbarn Alleman. Utan ort ("Gedruckt in Mähren"), 1660. 4:o. (15) s. Lätt bruntonad. VD17 14:008051G. Klemming, Sveriges förhållanden, s. 213. Freytag 5903. Warmholtz 4774. Sammanbunden med: Ein Privat-Schreiben, welches ein guter Freund von dem andern inständig begehret hat: Worinnen remonstriret und klärlich gewiesen wird, daß, vermöge der Göttlichen, natürlichen, aller Völcker und der Civil-Rechte auch der Reichs-Constitution um und Abschiede die die Römische Käyserliche auch Königl. Polnische und Königl. Dännemärckische Maytt. Maytt. Maytt. dann Se. Churfürstl. Durchl. zu Brandenburg, wol und mehr dann befugt, Ihr. Königl. Maytt. zu Schweden &c. in Pommern, Bremen und Vörden [...] zu bekriegen, zu bestraffen und zum billigen und sichern Frieden zu nötigen, damit die arme bedruckte Christenheit, vermittelst Göttlichen Beystandes, dermaleins durchgehenden Frieden, Ruhe und Sicherheit überkomme und behalte. Und ist solch Schreiben datiret zu Wahrburg den 1. Augusti des 1659. Jahrs. Utan ort, (1659). 4:o. (92) s. Enstaka småfläckar. Fläck på blad D4. Fuktrand i hörnet på blad G3. Tryckfel på blad G4 med liten textförlust. VD17 14:052471G. Bibl. danica III, sp. 173. Klemming, Sveriges förhållanden, s.195. Warmholtz 4775. Sammanbunden med: Beantwortung und Widerlegung, einer ausgestreueten Missive, darüber des Authoris Nahmen mit folgenden Littern D. H. A. N. verzeichnet stehet, und dann einiger Einwürffe und Obiectionum wider das neue publicirte Wahrburgische Schreiben, dabey ein Käyserlich Hand-Schreiben, de dato Preßburg den 25. Augusti dieses 1659. Jahrs, an den Churfürsten zu Mäintz, &c. &c. Woraus zu ersehen, daß Ihr. Käyserl. Mayest an befoderung derer in Pohlen oder Preussen zwischen Ihrer Käyserl. Mayest. dero Hohen Confoederirten und ihre Königl. Mayest. zu Schweden fürseyenden Friedens-Tractaten an Ihro nichts ermangeln und erwinden lassen, sondern die Verzögerung derselbten einig und allein dem Könige in Schweden zuzuschreiben. Item, warumb Ihr Käyserl. Mayest. bewogen worden, in Schwedisch-Pommern den Krieg fortzusetzen. Utan ort, 1659. 4:o. (71) s. Enstaka småfläckar. VD17 23:307484Y. Bibl. danica III, sp. 175. Klemming, Sveriges förhållanden, s. 189. Warmholtz 4776. Tagna ur band och sammanbundna i ett senare skinnband med guldornerad rygg och upphöjda bind. Handskriven innehållsförteckning på försättsbladet. Ur Gustaf Holdo Stråles bibliotek och från Ericsberg, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris.Samlingsband med relationer om svensk-danska kriget. Den första relationen beskriver en rad mindre svenska framgångar på Fyn, Mön, Falster och Lolland under månaderna mars till juli 1659. Anna Maria Forssberg påpekar att tidsavgränsningen är väl vald för att undvika att nämna februari månads motgångar. Relationen lästes från predikstolarna vid en proklamerad nationell tacksägelsedag. I november krossades de svenska trupperna i Danmark i slaget vid Nyborg. Även om detta talade den svenska propagandan tyst (Forssberg s. 219). De två följande är propagandainlägg mot Sverige

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