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        Privilegio Militar En Persona De Bartolomé Perpiñan, Natural Del Principado De Cataluña. En Madrid, En 1659. Manuscrito En Latín. Firmado Yo El Rey.

      - 4 folios en pergamino escritos por ambas caras. Portada ilustrada con escudo real y una gran orla adornada con racimos de uva y otros frutos y vegetales. escritura en letra romana, cada página orlada. Gran escudo de armas de la familia Perpiñan a varios colores y oro, en el 3º folio. Y al fin, lugar y fecha , la firma del rey Felipe IV y al pie las notificaciones de los presentes. Carpeta de guarda de la época en pergamino. =Perpiñan: Familia procedente del Rosellón. A. Bartolomé Perpiñan, domiciliado en la villa de Tora (Conflent, Lérida). Concedió S.M. el Sr. Rey de España Don Felipe IV. Privilegio de Caballero Donzel, para el y sus descendientes nacidos y por nacer, y con las exenciones correspondientes. Privilegio dado en Madrid el 15 de marzo de 1659." [P. Costa, ms].

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        Mosaicall philosophy: grounded upon the essentiall truth or eternal sapience

      London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley,, 1659. Written first in Latin, and afterwards thus rendred into English. Folio (272 × 185 mm), in 2 parts, part 2 with separate dated title page on leaf R4r. Twentieth-century half morocco, unlettered, marbled sides and endpapers. Lacks initial blank. Woodcut title vignettes, woodcuts in the text. Neat ownership inscription and faint inkstamp of the Scottish folklorist Rev. J. B. Mackenzie, Minister of Kenmore 1872-1911, at head and blank fore-margin of title. Trimmed a little close at head, very occasionally shaving the headline, minor dampstaining at extreme lower edge of first few leaves, a very good copy. First English edition of Fludd's last work, Philosophia Moysaica, the Latin version published posthumously at Gouda in 1638, the English translation said to have been Fludd's own work, an "explicit, detailed and highly organized Neoplatonist-Cabalist-alchemical interpretation of the universe" (Huffman, William, Robert Fludd and the end of the Renaissance, London: Routledge, 1988, 105). "Fludd was a devoutly Christian Neoplatonist, or, as he would call himself, a Mosaical Philosopher, since he begins with what he believes to be infallible principles delivered from God directly to Moses and his followers. Since he made some unique contributions to his grand synthesis of knowledge, over and above what was formulated originally by the Renaissance Florentine Neoplatonists, he felt justified in calling his philosophy 'Fluddean' as well as Mosaical" (Huffman, 104). The work includes Fludd's defence of his position on the weapon-salve, the Paracelsian doctrine that a wound could be cured by anointing the weapon which caused it with a mixture of the patient's blood and various other morbid materials. "He quotes examples of the efficacy of the cure, including one performed by himself on one of his brother-in-law's servants, and argues that the cure is neither superstitious nor magical, but natural. He argues for the unity of the spiritual and physical worlds, for which he was able to cite much evidence in common experience (quoting liberally from Gilbert's recent work on the magnet), and does so in a traditional (syllogistic) way; as a result, the tract reads as sober, reasonable, and often witty" (ODNB).

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        LETTRES ET ARTICLES ENVOYÉS PAR PIERRE COTTON JESUÏTE AU SEIGNEUR DES DIGUIÈRES avec la response dudit seigneur des Diguières. Ensemble les Notes sur lesdites Lettres & Articles, faictes par Chrestien Constant, Gendarme de la compagnie dudit Seigneur des Diguières JUGEMENT DU SYNODE NATIONAL DES ÉGLISES RÉFORMÉES TENU À DORDRECHT L’AN 1618 & 1619 ausquels aussi se sont trouvez les Theologiens des Eglises réformées de la Grande Bretagne, du Palatinat Electoral, de Hessen, de Suisse, de la Correspondance de Wedderau, de Genève, de Breme, & d’Emden touchant les CINQ ARTICLES DÉBATUS ES EGLISES DUDIT PAYS-BAS, publié le VI May l’an 1619, translaté fidèlement du Latin en François CATÉCHISME AUQUEL LES CONTROVERSES DE CE TEMPS SONT BRIEFUEMENT DE

      s.l. / Dordrecht / Genève s. éd. / s. éd. / I. Ant. & Samuel de Tournes 1601 / 1619 / 1659 - , petit in-8, pl. veau brun jaspé, dos à nerfs orné, tit. doré au dos, tr. jaspées, ex-libris anciens, (petit manque au premier plat, coupes et coins un peu frottés, trou de ver à la coiffe de tête, commentaire manuscrit à la fin du premier vol., p. de tit. des vol. II et III défraîchies avec petits manques, qq. rousseurs et lég. acidification du papier). On y joint qq. documents d’étude d’un précédent détenteur de cet ouvrage., 243 p. - (4 f.)-88 p. - 113 p.

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        Paradisus Voluptatis verbi incarnati hoc est Sermones in evangelia dominicalia et festorum . Interprete Iacobo Emans.,

      Coloniae Agrippinae (Köln), Busaeus 1659. - 3 Tle. gr.-8°. Vortit., Tit., 2 Bll., 498 (86) S. Mit gest. Titelvign. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. Messingschließen u. hs. Rückentitel. Stellenw. braunfleckig. 1 Lage lose. pp. VD 17 12:202618V; VD17 12:202545M; VD17 12:202552V - Erste Ausgabe dieser franziskanischen Predigtsammlung. - Beigeb.: Ders. Paradisus concionatorum ex amoenissimis lectissimis que totius s. scripturae textibus . Ed. secunda correctior et auctior. 2 Tle. Ebda. 1659. Titelbl., 35 Bll., 360 S.; Tit., 3 Bll., 338 (i.e. 360) S., 48 Bll. Mit gest. Titelvign. - Daran beteiligt: Jakob Emans (1604-1679). Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miscellaneum Hyperbolicum, et Parabolicum: In quo praecipue Agitur de Centris Graitatis Hyperbolae, Partium Eiusdam

      Venice: Joannem La Nou, 1659. - Stefano degli Angeli (1623-1697) entered the Order of the Gesuati of Saint Jerolamen. At twenty-one, he became a reader of literature, philosophy, and theology in the faculty of his order at Ferrara, but left three years later for health reasons and went to Bologna. At the University of Bologna, under the guidance of Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647), he developed a strong interest in mathematics. Cavalieri was so appreciative of his abilities that he entrusted Angeli with the task of correcting and publishing his last work, Exercitationes geometricae sex (1647). Angeli was offered the opportunity to succeed Cavalieri as professor of mathematics, but turned it down. After various appointments, he became in 1663 professor of mathematics at the University of Padua, a post that had been held by Galileo, and he remained there until his death. Riccati was one of his pupils. Angeli's mathematical works were on infinitesimals, which he used to study spirals, parabolas and hyperbolas. While in Venice, he published the present work, as well as De infinitorum parabolis (1654), De infinitorum spiralium spatiorum mensura (1660) which contains a generalization of Archimedes' spiral, and De infinitorum cochlearum mensuris ac centris gravitatis (1661) which carries out Torricelli's intention of finding the centre of gravity of a solid body called a cochlea. At Padua, he examined fluid statics based on Archimedes' principle and Torricelli's experiments. He published Della gravita dell aria e fluidi in 1671. Small quarto. . [8], 215, [1] pp. Numerous woodcut diagrams in text. Late nineteenth century vellum over decorative boards, gilt cloth spine label. Title-page lightly foxed, light dampstain at lower corner through part of the text. Bottom corner of V1 torn away and reinforced with new paper. Book location label on front pastedown. A very good copy. First edition of a scarce mathematical text. OCLC notes copies at Columbia, Harvard, New York Public Library, Linda Hall Library, Michigan, Wisconsin, Gšttingen, Oxford, Edinburgh, and Marburg. This book has not appeared at auction in at least the last thirty years, according to American Book Prices Current. Riccardi, column 34, no. 3 (Òraro). See DSB, and the website of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saint Andrews [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Villare Cantianum: or, Kent Surveyed and Illustrated. Being an exact Description of all the Parifhes, Burroughs, Villages, and other Refpective Mannors Included in the County of Kent; And, the Original and Intermedial Poffeffors of them, even until thefe Times. Drawn out of Charters, Efcheat-Rolls, Fines, and other Publick Evidences; but efpecially out of Gentlemens. Private Deeds and Muniments. To Which is Added An Hiftorical Catalogue of the High-Sheriffs of Kent: Collected by John Philipott Efq; Father to the Authour

      London, Printed by William Godbid, and are to be fold at his Houfe over againft the Anchor Inne in Little Brittain First Edition . 1659. - First edition in contemporary full calf binding, re-backed after old spine, five raised bands, gilt lines, new calf and gilt title label to spine, hand-sewn headbands, new end papers and paste downs. Quarto 11¾" x 7¾" xiv, 401 [pp]. Address 'To his worthy Friend Tho Philipott Efq; Upon his Diligent Survey of the Mannors of Kent: Entituled, Villare Cantianum, by Joh. Bois of Hode Efq.' Without map. Illustration from Roman times of 9 Maritime Towns, illustration of 'The Barons of the Ports', two other illustrations. 'A Table of Addenda or Omissions' signed 'James Beecher His Book 1705'. Separate chapter on 'The Defcription of the Islands' including Elmeley [near Faversham], Graine, Hartie, Oxney, Shepey [Including 'Conftables of Quinborough Caftle'], Thanet [Including paragraphs on Sarre, Downebarton, Quekes, Weft-gate, Dandelion, Nafh-court, Dene, Hengrove, Salmefton, Dane-court, Ellington, Manfton, St. Lawrence, Minfter, and Monkton], and Stonar. Final chapter deals with 'The Etymology, Derivation, and Definition, of all the Hundreds and Parifhes mentioned in the Map of Kent, as they are derived from fome Saxon Radix'. First six pages with upper corners missing [text not affected], general toning to pages, annotation to the magins of several pages, the former bookplate of 'Oscar Boulton' to upper paste down, name to front end paper, hand-written index letter to the top of each page. Member of the P.B.F.A. KENT [Antiquarian] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Roma subterranea novissima, in qua post Antonium Bosium antesignanum, Jo: Severanum Congreg. Oratorii presbyterum, et celebres alios scriptores antiqua Christianorum et praecipue martyrum coemeteria, tituli monimenta, epitaphia, inscriptiones, ac nobiliora sanctorum sepulchra ...distincta illustrantur ... [edited by Paolo Aringhi]

      Lutetiae Parisiorum [Paris]: Apud Fredericum Leonard, 1659. (ROME) Second edition in Latin, expanded. Two volumes bound in one vols., Folio. Engraved frontispiece, large folding engraved map of ancient Rome, 84 full-page and 34 half-page engravings, approximately 150 smaller cuts throughout the text, title vignette, head- and tail-pieces; initials, etc. Contemporary brown calf, rebacked, red leather spine label. Very good, sturdy copy . Magnificently illustrated record of the tombs and sarcophagi in the catacombs beneath Rome, first published as ROMA SOTTERRANE in Italian in 1632, followed by editions of 1640 and 1650. It was first translated into Latin and edited with additions in 1651 by Paolo Aringhi, and here again in the "novissima" edition. Superb copy

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        Consensus Veritatis in Scriptura Divina et infallibili revelatae cum veritate philosophica a Renato des Cartes detecta 1659

      Adrianum Wyngarden, Duisburgi 1659. ca. 800 S. Lateinisch. Pergamenteinband. Rücken handschriftlich beschriftet. Einband und Rücken berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt, Hinterdeckel sehr leicht beschädigt, Schnitt angebräunt, angeschmutzt, Seiten etwas angebräunt, etwas lichtrandig, angeschmutzt, unbeschädigt, kein Textverlust, keine Anstreichungen, 3 Vorsatzblätter etwas beschädigt, Titelblatt mit Reparaturstelle, hndschr. Besitzervermerk auf Vorderdeckelinnenseite und 3. Vorsatzblatt, zufriedenstellender bis guter Zustand. (Christoph Wittich, 1625-1687, reformierter Theologe, begeistert Anhänger des Coccejus und der Philosophie Descartes, ist vermutlich der erets inhaber eines theologischen Lehrstuhls, der die Akkomodationsannahme offensiv entfaltet. Dies geschieht in 2 Dissertationen bereits 1953, 3 Jahre später betont und ergänzt er dies mit einer Dissertation über den Stil der Heiligen Schrift. 1659 bietet er in vorliegender Schrift eine umfassende Verteidigung seiner Gedanken zur Akkomodation, die mit ausführlichen hermeneutischen Analysen der gängigen antikopernikanischen dicta probantia schließt.) Wahrscheinlich Erstausgabe. Kein Schutzumschlag Pergament 8°. Gut

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        DELLE RELATIONI UNIVERSALI divise in quattro parti. Arricchite di cose rare, e memorabili con l'ultima mano dell'Auttore. Accresciutovi varie Osservationi di Girolamo Brusoni sopra le medesime Relationi Universali, con le notitie de gli affari più rilevanti di Stato, e di Religione di questo secolo. Et aggiuntovi la Ragione di Stato del medesimo Botero.

      Bertani,, Venezia, 1659 - 4 parti in un gr. vol. in-4 antico, pp. (8), 747, (36); (4), 201, (14); (8), 162, (14); (4), 77, (15), leg. p. perg. coeva con tit. mss al d. Tagli color. Dedica. a Carlo Emanuele di Savoia. Iniziali, testat. e final. xilogr. Ogni parte reca un proprio front. con marca tipogr. in legno. Con 4 belle carte geogr. inc. in rame ripiegate raffiguranti i quattro continenti. Fondamentale opera di grande erudizione dello storico originario della provincia di Rovigo, contiene qui per la prima volta pubblicate le Osservazioni dello stesso al trattato. E' un'ampia raccolta di notizie storiche, geografiche e politiche di tutte le parti del mondo conosciuto, compresi gli aspetti religiosi. L'ultima parte contiene invece la "Ragion di Stato" apparsa in prima edizione nel 1589, celebre e moderno testo di carattere politico ed economico. Qualche lieviss. ingiallitura, ma esempl. fresco in solida legatura e marginoso. [128]

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        Usance du Negoce ou Commerce de la Banque des Lettres de Change: Ensemble les Figures des Ducats de Guyenne, & des Anciennes Monnoyes Bourgeoises de Bourdeaux, pour le Menu Change

      Charles Angot, Paris 1659 - 8vo. 200 pp. Vellum binding. Bookplate of former owner present. Bowing and wear to cover. Badly water stained throughout and worming to margins throughout, not affecting text. Scarce, early work on commerce and banking. Only one copy of this edition found (at the Bibliothek Nationale). Poor condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Della Ragion di Stato libri dieci. Con tre libri della cause della grandezza delle Città et una Relazione del Mare con due tavole.Bound with: Aggiunte fatte da Giovanni Botero Senese alla Sua Ragion di Stato

      per li Bertani, Venezia 1659 - Two volumes bound in one in small 4to; pp. (8), 162, (14); pp. (4), 77, (15); contemporary vellum over carton boards, binding soiled, first and last pages wrinkled, light traces of humidity in lower margin, else clean. Later edition of Botero's important contribution to political theory and political economy. First published in 1589 and 1598 respectively. For this edition see Einaudi 641 and 639. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Letter Written by His Highness The Prince Elector of Brandenborough, Unto his most Serene and Illustrious Highnes Richard Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the Territories and Dominions thereunto belonging. Denoting their Highness's joint-interest in the protecting and Defending of the Reformed Protestant Cause; and the Swedes converting those Forces, and means whish they received from England, and their other Allyes, for the propogating of the Protestant Cause: towards the compassing of their own ambitious ends, the subverting of the Protestant Churches, and the disturbing of the publicke Peace in all parts. Translated into English out of the Latine copy

      Printed at Hamborough In the Year MCLXIX ie 1659 - Third variant printing, 4to., 8pp., some catchwords cut in binding, title page lightly dusty, bound in 19th Century quarter blue roan morocco, rubbed and faded, marbled paper sides. A scarce letter to Richard Cromwell Wing F2110A

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        Secundi Epistolae et Panegyricus

      Elzeviriana (Elsevier), Amsterdam 1659 - "Editio Nova" (New Edition), annotated/edited by Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn (Latinized to Boxhornius on the title page), who had died 6 years earlier. Boxhorn was an important linguist before it was a separate science; he was the first to propose the existence of Proto-Indoeuropean, which he called Scythian. This is a 16mo volume with rather small type, bound in full vellum with a leather title piece. Good plus; the vellum is warped so that the front cover has begun to separate, and the front pastedown is torn. Has all-edge gilt but the top is quite dull. 404 pp. + index. Owner's names on the obverse of ffep and facing page; one of these has left a note, "collates perfect". (I didn't check.) The text is free of any writing or foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PATENTE. PRIVATELY BOUND COLLECTION OF 139 17TH-18TH CENTURY PATENTS, OR ROYAL ORDERS AND DECREES OF HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE (GERMAN EMPERORS AND EMPRESSES)

      Good. 1659-1798. Hardcover. Very rare collection of 139 original 17th to 18th century royal orders (patents). The overwhelming majority are 18th century, and a significant number are orders by Maria Theresia, each in Gothic print and carrying the German Seal "L. S." There are also patents of Leopold I, Sixth Earl of God (presumably William Stanley) , and other nobility of the Holy Roman Empire. Of the 139 documents, 34 are bound as folding plates that are suitable for framing. The remaining 105 patents range from 2 pages to several pages in length, one of which carries a red wax nobility seal. All documents are in German language. The vast majority carry a handwritten notation in antiquated 17th century ink giving the date the orders were issued or delivered, typically on the last page or back side of the patent. There may be other information in the handwritten notes and signatures, but because it is in German and handwriting is often difficult to make out, cannot be certain what the notes say or names signed. Note: the signatures are not at the end of the documents, but rather are either at the top of the first page or the reverse side, often upside down. However, they appear to be of possible significance as if perhaps they were by officials in charge of recording the delivery or date of issuance of the documents. Many of these patents contain woodcut headers and/or footers including what may be a few Coats of Arms. The documents appear to be arranged in random order (not chronological). The first two documents have worming in the lower right margin extending into the text. All documents are toned to varying degrees with some variations in the type of paper, though all are clearly authentic 17th-18th century. Watermarks are visible on some pages. Most of the LS seals are in the form of a seal (circular border) with variations in the borders ranging from a simple solid border to decorative woodcut borders. Only a handful (6 or so) of the documents do not appear to be patents but rather charts and therefore do not carry a seal. Bound in early 19th century, covers and spine strip have severe wear and chipping. There is no title page, but the spine label reads "Patente." . Binding is starting but at present it is holding well. .

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        Grammatica, quatuor linguarum hebraicae, chaldaicae, syriacae et arabicae, harmonica, ita perspicue & compendiose instituta, ut ad linguam hebraicam, tanquam matrem, caeterum etiam, ceu filiarum, linguarum, accomodentur praecepta. Suivi de Dittionario della lingua volgare arabica et italiana (Fra Domenico germano de Silesia) In Roma. 1636. Suivi de Grammaire générale, théorie des signes par Klaproth.

      Adriani Wyngaerden 1659 - - Adriani Wyngaerden, Heidelberae 1659, petit in 4 (21x15cm), (6) 212pp., (9) (1bc) 102pp., 96pp., Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Brunet III, 347 ne cite qu'une édition de 1661 à Francfort. Demi Basane milieu XIXe , dos à nerfs , petits fers à froid ett roulettes sur les nerfs. Ensemble frotté. Johann Heinrich Hottinger fut un orientaliste suisse très estimé, et ses nombreux ouvrages dans le domaine ont fortement fait progressé les études orientales , il était professeur de langues orientales à Zurich et Heidelberg. Ce premier ouvrage est suivi d'un dictionnaire arabe italien plein de très nombreuses expressions et idiomes. Le troisième texte ne contient pas de page de titre et paraît avoir été retiré d'un journal. (6) 212pp., (9) (1bc) 102pp., 96pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Amerique Septentrionale

      N. Sanson & P. Mariette, Paris 1659 - The third state of this highly important map of North America by the founder of the French School of cartography. This very rare map is the most geographically progressive portrayal of the continent made during its generation, and was not superseded until Vincenzo Maria Coronelli's map of 1688. Importantly, it is the first map to depict the Great Lakes in a recognizable form, and the first to name Lake Ontario and Lake Superior. In his rendering of the region, Sanson benefited from having received a copy of The Jesuit Relations , published in Paris in 1649, a detailed account by French missionaries who had traveled in the region. Most notably, this included Father Paul Ragueneau's account of his visit to Niagara Falls and Jean Nicollet's discovery of Lake Michigan, "Lac des Puans," in 1634. Down the St. Lawrence River from the lakes, Montréal is named, the settlement having been founded by the Sieur de Maisonneuve in 1642. Elsewhere, to the north, a mysterious strait weaves over "New South Wales" on Hudson's Bay, terminating in the interior of the continent, a blank space labeled as "Mer Glaciale". This alludes to the existence of a much hoped-for Northwest Passage. On the eastern seaboard, the map notes "N[ouvelle] Amsterdam" in the place of present day New York, and is the first printed map to label "N[ouvelle] Suede," referring to the Swedish colony centered on Fort Christina, founded on the site of present-day Wilmington, Delaware in 1638. To the far southwest, Sanson based his depiction on the Father Alonso Benavides Memorial , a travel account of New Mexico, published in Madrid in 1630. It is the first printed map to label "S[anta] Fe" (which is incorrectly shown to be on the banks of the Rio Grande) and the domains of various native tribes such as the "Apache," "Navajo" and the "Taosij" (Taos). To the west, California is shown as a large island, and features some of the same nomenclature as found on Johannes de Laet's map of 1630. To the north, an entirely unknown realm is named "Conibas," a mythical land that lay between North America and Asia. A striking aspect of the map is the sinusoidal projection employed by Sanson, that essentially places the globe on an elliptical graticule, creating a very pleasing aesthetic. The composition is finished by an extremely elegant Baroque title cartouche, featuring swags of fruit and vegetation. Nicholas Sanson was born in the town of Abbeville in Picardy. Something of a child prodigy, by the age of eighteen, he could already be found in Paris drafting his own maps. There he quickly rose to become Royal Geographer to Louis XIII in 1630. He maintained the position upon the ascension of the "Sun King" Louis XIV in 1643, and later served as tutor to the ambitious young monarch. In 1644, he formed a lucrative partnership with Paris publisher Pierre Mariette with the objective of producing a great atlas that could rival those of the Amsterdam houses, such as Blaeu and Jansson. The present map was devised as one of the most important maps in the atlas. The first state of the map was printed in 1650, a second state appeared a year later and the third state in 1659. The atlas itself, entitled Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde was not finally assembled until 1658. It was however, a landmark moment in the history of French cartography, being the first folio atlas produced in that country. The extremely high quality of Sanson's work motivated other French mapmakers to improve the standard of their production. Sanson also greatly influenced Louis XIV's chief minister, Jean-Baptisite Colbert to heavily fund cartographic projects. This gave rise to a great 'French School' of cartography that was to eventually wrest dominance of the mapmaking market from the Dutch by the 1680s. After Sanson's death in 1667, his work was continued by his sons, Guillaume (d.1703) and Adrian (d.1708). The first state of this map is extremely rare, with Philip Burden citing only two copies in privat

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        SINICAE HISTORIAE DECAS PRIMA, Res à gentis origine ad Christum natum in extrema Asia, sive Magno Sinarum Imperio gestas complexa.

      1659 - Amsteldami [Amsterdam], Joannem Blaeu, 1659. In-12 (102 X 158) veau brun granite, dos cinq nerfs ornés, caissons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, coupes ornées, tranches mouchetées rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; 413 pages (dont titre), (1) page et (8) ff. d'index. Coiffe supérieure restaurée, deux déchirures sans manque à deux feuillets habilement recollées. SECONDE ÉDITION de l'UNE DES MEILLEURES HISTOIRES ANCIENNES DE LA CHINE. Elle est aussi RARE que la première parue l'année précédente au format in-quarto à Munich chez Lucas Straub. Elle contient également quelques bois gravés dans le texte. Né à Trente en 1614, MARTINI fut admis à l?âge de dix-sept ans dans la Compagnie de Jésus. Après avoir fait sa philosophie au collège romain, où il suivit les cours d?Athanasius Kircher, il se rendit à Lisbonne pour y poursuivre ses études, puis s?embarqua pour l?Asie en 1638. Arrivé en Chine en 1643, il s?installa à Hang-Tcheou et devint supérieur de la mission. Pendant son séjour, Martini se consacra à l?étude de la langue et de la civilisation chinoise, ainsi qu?à l?astronomie. Après la conquête mandchoue, il fut traité avec beaucoup d?égards par l?empereur Ming, et put visiter un grand nombre de provinces chinoises. Rappelé à Rome pour y être nommé procureur, il s?embarqua en 1650: la traversée fut mouvementée, et le Père Martini aborda successivement Macassar, l?Irlande, la Norvège, l?Allemagne et la Belgique, très bien accueilli par les savants de ces pays à qui il apportait des renseignements précieux sur la nouvelle dynastie chinoise. Lors de son séjour à Amsterdam, il mit au point son célèbre Novus Atlas Sinensis, rédigé durant la longue traversée. Son retour en Chine en 1657 fut marqué par une traversée désastreuse durant laquelle le navire fit pris par des pirates, mais Martini put finalement atteindre sa mission de Hang-Tcheou en 1658, où il mourut le 6 juin 1661. UN OUVRAGE IMPORTANT DANS L'HISTOIRE DES ÉTUDES SINOLOGIQUES : divisée en deux parties, cette «première décade», seule parue, traite de l?histoire de la Chine jusqu?à l?an 6 avant notre ère. Martini avait l?intention de la compléter, mais peu après son retour en Chine en 1658 il tomba malade et mourut trois ans plus tard. La plupart des informations contenues dans son ouvrage proviennent de sources chinoises et le livre du Père Martini demeura pour plus d?un siècle la seule histoire sérieuse de la Chine ancienne écrite par un européen. «Dans la première partie de ses Fastes, le Père Duhalde n?a donné autre chose qu?une traduction de l?ouvrage du Père Martini; et c?est encore là qu?ont puisé les auteurs de l?Histoire Universelle. Jusqu?au Père de Mailla, on n?avait rien de mieux, ni même d?aussi bon que Martini.» (Sommervogel). (CORDIER, BS, 580 - « Très bonne histoire des Missions des Jésuites en Chine », CHADENAT, 369 - SOMMERVOGEL, V-650, 10). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        La Prusse duche divisee Royale et Ducale la Royale..

      Paris 1659. Karte zeigt gesamt Preussen mit der Ostsee, Abzug vor der Vervollständigung des Titels., altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 40 x 53. Zustand: Perfekter Zustand

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        The Scale (Or Ladder) of Perfection, Written By Walter Hilton a Carthusian, Famous in the Reigne of Henry the 6th. Printed First in the Yeare 1494. And Dedicated to the Devout Lady Margaret, Mother to Henry the 7th

      Printed by T.R.. LEATHER BOUND. B00LUSFUZG 1659 first edition thus, 'Printed by T.R.' (London), 4 x 6 inches tall full leather bound, blind stamped floral design to covers, four raised bands and gilt ruling to spine, decorative endpapers, [16], 312 pp. Minor rubbing to covers. Boards very slightly bowed. Apart from minor staining to the margins of the last few leaves, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of a rare early English printing of this spiritual classic. The English Short Title Catalog records copies at only six institutions in North America - the Folger Shakespeare, Yale, Georgetown, the Newberry, University of Texas and UCLA. References: Wing (2nd ed.), H3882; Thomason, E.1791[1]; ESTC No. R209684. ~Z~ Walter Hilton (circa 1340/45-1396) was an English Augustinian mystic. He appears to have received a legal education, possibly at the University of Cambridge, but in the early 1380s he turned away from the world and became a solitary. Some time later, he joined a religious comunity; 1386 is often suggested as the date of his entry as an Augustinian Canon Regular into Thurgarton Priory, in Nottinghamshire. He wrote most of his best known works thereafter, including this, The Scale of Perfection, which was probably completed in the late 1380s. The first book of The Scale is addressed to a woman recently enclosed as an anchoress, providing her with appropriate spiritual exercises. The second book, which opens by addressing itself to Hilton's former reader, who, he says, has further questions, seems from its style and content rather to be addressed to a larger, perhaps more sophisticated, audience. The first book of the Scale was apparently written some time before the second and was circulated independently. Hilton's spiritual writings were very influential during the fifteenth century in England. In Carmelite friar Thomas Fishlake's translation, the Scale became the first work written in English to circulate on the European continent. Together with 'The Mixed Life,' it was printed by Wynkyn de Worde in Westminster in 1494, at the request of Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, the mother of King Henry VII, and five more times before the English Reformation of the 1530s. With the revival of the Roman Catholic Church in England in the nineteenth century, a modernised version of this, the 1659 edition, was issued by Fr. J.B. Dalgairns in 1870, and in 1923 by Evelyn Underhill. Hilton is honored in the Church of England on March 24, and in the Episcopal Church (USA) together with Richard Rolle and Margery Kempe on September 28. . Very Good. 1659.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. N. Visscher, "Terra Sancta, sive Promissionis, olim Palestina ..".

      . dat. 1659, 46 x 56. Westorientierte Karte. Am oberen Rand mittig große Kartusche, rechts und links davon - von Putten gehaltene - Früchtegirlanden. Auf dem Meer maritime Staffage, unten mittig das Lager der Israeliten, flankiert von Moses und Aaron. - Karte ohne Rückseitentext.

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        Teutsche Algebra, Oder Algebraische Rechenkunst, zusamt ihrem Gebrauch: Bestehend 1. In Auflösung verworner Mathematischer Aufgaben. 2. In Verhandlung allerhand Algebraischer Æquationen. 3. In Erfindung unterschidlicher muzlicher Theorematum. Dem Teutschen Liebhaber Mathematischer Künsten nach einem neuen, und hiebevor niemalen im Trukk gesehenen Methodo zugefallen also verfasset

      Four folding printed tables & numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. 6 p.l. (two of these preliminary leaves are mis-bound at end), 188 pp., 4 leaves of errata at end. Small 4to, attractive antique calf, panelled in gilt, gilt fleurons in each corner, spine gilt. Zurich: J.J. Bodmer, 1659. First edition and an absolutely complete copy of this rare and noteworthy mathematical book; our copy has all four folding printed tables (most copies described in OCLC seem to have only three) and an extra leaf of errata not present in the Macclesfield copy (sale, Sotheby's London, 25 Oct. 2005, lot 1705, £12,000 including premium). In this book on page 73, Rahn first introduced the symbol "÷" in print "as a sign of division; (2) the Archimedean spiral for involution; (3) the double epsilon for evolution; (4) the use of capital letters B, D, E, for given numbers, and small letters a, b, for unknown numbers; (5) the * for multiplication; (6) the first use of ∴ for 'therefore'; (7) the three-column arrangement of which the left column contains the directions, the middle the numbers of the lines, the right the results of the operations."-Cajori, A History of Mathematical Notations, I, pp. 211-12 & see illus. on p. 213 (& see sections 205, 208, 232, 237, 266, 304, 307, 328, 333, 341, 385, & 386 for Rahn's other contributions, all of which appear in the present book). We know that Leibniz looked upon Rahn's book favorably, describing it as "an elegant algebra." While Rahn's use of the modern division sign was not immediately adopted in Europe, in England it met a very favorable reception, with John Wallis and other English writers employing it. Rahn (1622-76), came from a prominent Zurich family and had a major role in the administration of his native city. About 1654, Rahn came to know John Pell (1611-85), then a representative of the Commonwealth at Zurich, and engaged the English mathematician as a tutor in 1657, meeting every Friday night. While some of the advances in notation in this book might have derived from Pell, "without further evidence, it is best to assume that there was joint responsibility for these innovations and that Pell's contemporary reputation as a mathematician, and particularly as an algebraist, was not unearned."-D.S.B., X, p. 495. Fine crisp copy. Old library stamp on title. ❧ Cajori, A History of Mathematics, p. 140. Smith, History of Mathematics, I, p. 412 & II, pp. 406, 411-12, 431n, & 474. For Pell and his relationship with Rahn, see D.S.B., X, pp. 495-96. .

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        Avicennae quarti libri canonis fen prima de febribus. Nova editio.

      Padova, Matteo Cadorin (known as Bolzetta), 1659 (colophon: 1660).. 12mo. (20), 334, (2) pp. Added engr. title page. Contemp. boards.. Book four, part (fen) one of Avicenna's systematic "Canon of Medicine", written in Arabic but widely translated throughout the Middle Ages and the basis of medical training in the West as late as the mid-17th century. It continues in use to this day in parts of the Arab world. Through this encyclopedic work, the author exerted "perhaps a wider influence in the eastern and western hemispheres than any other Islamic thinker" (PMM). "The 'Qanun' [...] contains some of the most illuminating thoughts pertaining to distinction of mediastinitis from pleurisy; contagious nature of phthisis; distribution of diseases by water and soil; careful description of skin troubles; of sexual diseases and perversions; of nervous ailments" (Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science). The present part is dedicated to a discussion of feverish illnesses. - Binding bumped at extremeties. Some brownstaining (more pronounced in prelims); old ownerships on half-title; mid-20th-c. bookplate on pastedown. - Krivatsy 504. OCLC 14305702. Not in Wellcome. Cf. PMM 11.

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        Levantsche vaartuigen. With: (2) RAM, Johannes de. [Print series of Dutch trade convoy]. And: (3) [Anonymous]. [Print series of Oriental trading scenes].[Amsterdam, ca. 1700]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large oblong 8vo (18.5 x 27 cm). With 22 engraved plates in 3 series numbered 1-8, 1-6 and the last 8 unnumbered. 19th-century marbled boards.

      Not in Atlas van Stolk; Cat. NHSM; Hollstein; Muller, Historieplaten; for Gunst: Thieme & Becker XV, p. 345; for De Ram: Thieme & Becker XXVII, p. 584. Collection of 3 unrecorded Dutch print series of the Levant trade. The first by Pieter Stevens van Gunst (1659-1724) with 8 prints showing ships at the Levant being unloaded, lying at anchor and getting attacked by pirates. The second series with 6 prints by Johannes de Ram (ca. 1647-1696) showing the Dutch convoy protecting trade ships, probably on their way to the Orient. The third (anonymous) series shows inhabitants of the Orient in some scenes trading with Dutch merchants and with Dutch ships in the background. Although the 3 series are engraved in quite different styles, they have a similar subject and look surprisingly good together.With only a few minor spots and the binding with rubbed edges. Very good copy from the library of Harrison D. Horblit.

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        Consensus Veritatis in Scriptura Divina et infallibili revelatae cum veritate philosophica a Renato des Cartes detecta 1659

      Adrianum Wyngarden, Duisburgi 1659 - ca. 800 S. Lateinisch. Pergamenteinband. Rücken handschriftlich beschriftet. Einband und Rücken berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt, Hinterdeckel sehr leicht beschädigt, Schnitt angebräunt, angeschmutzt, Seiten etwas angebräunt, etwas lichtrandig, angeschmutzt, unbeschädigt, kein Textverlust, keine Anstreichungen, 3 Vorsatzblätter etwas beschädigt, Titelblatt mit Reparaturstelle, hndschr. Besitzervermerk auf Vorderdeckelinnenseite und 3. Vorsatzblatt, zufriedenstellender bis guter Zustand. (Christoph Wittich, 1625-1687, reformierter Theologe, begeistert Anhänger des Coccejus und der Philosophie Descartes, ist vermutlich der erets inhaber eines theologischen Lehrstuhls, der die Akkomodationsannahme offensiv entfaltet. Dies geschieht in 2 Dissertationen bereits 1953, 3 Jahre später betont und ergänzt er dies mit einer Dissertation über den Stil der Heiligen Schrift. 1659 bietet er in vorliegender Schrift eine umfassende Verteidigung seiner Gedanken zur Akkomodation, die mit ausführlichen hermeneutischen Analysen der gängigen antikopernikanischen dicta probantia schließt.) Wahrscheinlich Erstausgabe. Size: 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rélation Véritable de ce qui s'est Passé au Royaume de Sophie , depuis les Troubles excitez par la Rhetorique et l'Eloquence. Avec un Discours sur la Nouvelle Allegorique

      Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1659. Duodecimo, slightly browned but a very good copy in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt between raised bands. Very scarce: first edition of this description and history of an imagined kingdom, an allegorical satire on French court and society. Sorel (1597-1674) novelist and historian, wrote a vast array of works, many issued anonymously or pseudonymously: he 'professa toute sa vie pour les lettres une ardeur indefatigable' (NBG). This tremendous output has made a complete bibliography of his works a difficult undertaking, but even a brief overview shows his astonishing diversity: satires, histories, fables, etc. The Rélation Véritable is a satire on French mores, followed by Sorel's Discours sur la Nouvelle Allégorique, an approving comparison of Sorel's invented kingdom of Sophie and Antoine Furetière's earlier Nouvelle Allégorique, ou Histoire des derniers troubles arrivez au royaume de l'eloquence.

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        Robin Hood?s playground! Payment ?for Surveying ye Forrest of Sherwood in the Countyes of Notingham??

      Manuscript Document Signed ?Ad Eyre,? one page, 8? x 11.5?. [England], June 1, 1659. On watermarked laid paper with blank integral sheet. In stylized English script making it a bit difficult to read. Paper seal affixed to the right of Adam Eyre?s signature. ?Sealed and delivered / In ye Presence of? [signed] ?Ellinr Richardson? and ?Jonas Hardy.? Fine condition.In part, ?Whereas Sir Thomas Andrews and Sir John De[illegible] Knight and Alderman of London ... for Sale of ye Honob &c of ye Late King &c ... by a Warrant of ye Trustees of ye Sale of ye sayd Honob & c dated the 4th day of March 1658 desired and thereby Authorized to pay to me Adam Eyre Esq ... for Surveying ye Forrest of Sherwood in the Countyes of Notingham and Derby or unto my Assignes the Sum of Two hundred pounds ... Now know all men by these presents that I ye sayd Adam Eyre for severall Consderasons ... Have assigned ... unto Adam Baynes of Holdenby in ye County of Northton Esq sayd Warrant and sum of Two hundre

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      Amsterdam., 1659. Folio. Arkets størrelse : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Originalt kobberstikk med samtidig håndkolorering. Folio. Size of sheet : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Original copper engraving with contemporary handcolouring.. Fra den spanske utgaven av Joan Blaeus atlas "Atlas Maior" - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). Bortsett fra en fuktskjold i øvre marg, et meget rent og fint eksemplar. From the Spanish edition of the "Atlas Maior" by Joan Blaeu - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). But for a small waterstain in upper margin, a very nice copy

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        Gothia. Auctore Andrea Bareo Sueco.

      Amsterdam., 1659. Folio. Arkets størrelse : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Originalt kobberstikk med samtidig håndkolorering. Folio. Size of sheet : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Original copper engraving with contemporary handcolouring.. Fra den spanske utgaven av Joan Blaeus atlas "Atlas Maior" - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). Fuktskjold ved øvre marg, ellers en pent eksmplar. From the Spanish edition of the "Atlas Maior" by Joan Blaeu - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). Waterstain to upper margin, else a nice copy

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        Exegesis In Epistolam Beati. Pauli ad Romanos, .

      Apud Gulielmum Desboys sub Sole aureo, Sebastianum Niuellium Sub Ciconiis, via Iacobea, Parisiis (Paris) 1659 - 83 hojas Expurgado. Ejemplar incluido en el índice de libros prohibidos

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        Territorio Trevigiano

      Amsterdam, Blaeu, Joan, 1659. "Territorio Trevigiano". Altkol. Kupf.-Kte. bei J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1659. Mit fig. Titelkart., Kart. mit Meilenanzeiger ("Scala di miglia cinque Italiane") und e. Löwe, und e. Segelschiff. 38,5:50 cm.. Koeman II, map 7155:2, ed. 2:641-2 (1659-72 Spanish). - Karte von der Provinz Treviso in Nordostitalien in der Region Venetien aus einem spanischen Luxusausgabe von Atlas Maior - Kolorit goldgehöht.

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        Les Estats, Empires, Royaumes et Principautez du Monde.

      1659 - Lyons: Claude de la Riviere, 1659. Folio, full C18th vellum; pp. (viii)+930+(32)(index); four folding maps of the continents. Text spotted and toned, repairs to maps. Pierre d'Avity (1673-1735) first published his 'Countries, Empires, Kingdoms and Principalities of the World' in 1614, but it was continually enlarged, even after his death. This posthumous edition was the first to contain these four maps of the continents. Although they have the name of Jodocus Hondius, three are new states of the maps by Nicholas Picart, 1644, which in turn were copied from Jan Jansson's maps of 1623 (but state 3, with bottom border panels removed), based on his brother-in-law's originals. The fourth, America, has been identified by Burden as a new plate imitating the Picart but with typographic differences, for example 'Cartage' rather than 'Cartagena' on the townplan. BURDEN: North America 333, 'very rare panelled map'; BETZ: 73.2.

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        Rélation Véritable de ce qui s'est Passé au Royaume de Sophie , depuis les Troubles excitez par la Rhetorique et l'Eloquence. Avec un Discours sur la Nouvelle Allegorique

      Charles de Sercy, Paris 1659 - Duodecimo, slightly browned but a very good copy in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt between raised bands. Very scarce: first edition of this description and history of an imagined kingdom, an allegorical satire on French court and society. Sorel (1597-1674) novelist and historian, wrote a vast array of works, many issued anonymously or pseudonymously: he 'professa toute sa vie pour les lettres une ardeur indefatigable' (NBG). This tremendous output has made a complete bibliography of his works a difficult undertaking, but even a brief overview shows his astonishing diversity: satires, histories, fables, etc. The Rélation Véritable is a satire on French mores, followed by Sorel's Discours sur la Nouvelle Allégorique, an approving comparison of Sorel's invented kingdom of Sophie and Antoine Furetière's earlier Nouvelle Allégorique, ou Histoire des derniers troubles arrivez au royaume de l'eloquence. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Regno di Napoli

      Amsterdam, Blaeu, Joan, 1659. (Königreich). "Regno di Napoli". Altkol. Kupf.-Kte. bei J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1659. Mit fig. Titelkart. mit einem Wappen, 6 Segelschiffe, 2 Windrosen, Meilenanzeiger ("Milliaria Italica"), gr. Wappen oben rechts und Ränder bei der Seiten, je mit 6 Gebietswappen. 38:50 cm.. Koeman II, map 7400:2, ed. 2:641-2 (1659-1672 Spanish). - Dekorative Karte von Süditalien aus einem spanischen Luxusausgabe von Atlas Maior - Kolorit goldgehöht.

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        Pascaart vertoonende de Zeecusten van Chile, Peru, Hispania Nova, Nova Granada, en California.

      1659 - Amsterdam, 1659. Original colour with later additions, with gold highlights. 435 x 540mm. A fine example.

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        De Historien der Vromer Martelaren.

      "Die om getuygenisse der Euangelischer waerheyds haer bloedt gstort hebben, van tijden Christi onses Salighmaeckers af tot den jare sesthien hondert vijf-en-vijftigh toe.Ende dat niet alleen in dese Nederlanden/ maer oock in Vranckrijck/ Engelandt/ Schotlandt/ Spanjen/ Italiën/ Duitschlandt/ America en andere landen; met vele van hare Brieven en Belijdenissen; als mede de Moort van Parijs/ de Moort in Doltoline/ d'ongehoorde wreetheydt in Yerlandt: Mitsgaders de schrickelijcke Moort aen de Doudonsen in Piemont/ en andere vervolgingen der Gelovigen. In den laetsten druck op een nieuw neerstelick oversien, verbetert, en veelsins vermeerdert; en elck op sijn behoorlick jaer en tijdt met grooter vlijt en neerstigheydt tusschen gevoegt, door J.G.O. Den tweeden druck/Oversien en verbetert/met byvoegingene van verschenden deftige platen/meer als door desen gedruckt:mitsgaders eenige /die in d'eerste druck qualick zijn gestelt/op haer behoorlicke plaets gebraght...2nd ed.Dordrecht,by Jacob Braat woonende in het Kasteel van Gendt 1659. engr.frontisp. and 161 1/2-p.engr.and 12 1/4-p. engr.plts.532p.".

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        Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico

      Amsterdam: Hendrick Doncker, 1659. Amsterdam: Hendrick Doncker, 1659. Single sheet, float-mounted and framed (framed size: 29 2/8 x 33 inches). A fine engraved map of the Caribbean, the title within an elaborate historiated cartouche lower left, rhumb lines, the ocean decorated with a galleon and a small compass rose, all with beautiful original hand-colour in outline (one or two pale stains). HENDRIK DONCKER'S EXCEPTIONALLY RARE MAP OF THE CARIBBEAN First state, from Doncker's celegrated "De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Waereld", and derived from Hessel Gerritsz's map of circa 1631 which is one of the first sea charts depicting North America to use Gerard Mercator's projection. Virtually unaltered it shows Staten Landt near Tierra del Fuego bearing a completed coastline following Hendrick Brouwer's voyage of 1642 to 1643. However, the map also illustrates Doncker's independent thought towards its content. Two distinct features are the pronounced easterly sweep of the southeast coast, and an unusually prominent 'R. de S.Petro' feeding an enlarged Apalachee Bay. The map was published in three different states. In state 2 of the map, published in 1672, the cartouche lacks the Native American figure, while the 1676 plate is larger in size. A bookseller in Amsterdam from the age of 22, Doncker ran an extremely successful business for more than fifty years: a publisher of the "most popular sets of maritime works published in Amersterdam during the Golden Age" (Koeman), including pilot guides, sea atlases, and textbooks on the art of navigation. Doncker was the first cartographer to publish a sea atlas after Arnold Colom's publications in 1654 and 1658. Although his Sea-Atlas is similar to the publications of Van Loon, Goos, and Lootsman, Doncker's charts were original, frequently corrected and improved and so were the most up-to-date in the second half of the 17th-century..

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        Idea de un Principe Politico Christiano Reresentada en cien empresas

      Amsterdam: Ioh. Ianssonium Iuniorem, 1659 Amsterdam: Ioh. Ianssonium Iuniorem, 1659. Vellum. Very Good. 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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        El Heroe – El Politico D. Fernando El Catholico – Oraculo manual y arte de prudencia.

      Amsterdam, en casa de Juan Blaeu, 1659 - Baltasar Gracián y Morales El Heroe – El Politico D. Fernando El Catholico – Oraculo manual y arte de prudencia. Amsterdam, en casa de Juan Blaeu, 1659. 3 écrits en un volume de 76 pp., 102 pp., 200 pp. Petit in-12, plein veau raciné, plats et dos ornés, pièces de titre. Réunion en un volume des écrits de Gracián publiés par Blaeu, comprenant l’essence de la première partie de son œuvre consacrée à modeler la figure de « l’homme universel », sort de héros mondain doué des vertus nécessaires à la réussite dans la société (au premier rang desquelles, la vertu de prudence). Bel état de ce rare recueil. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Epilogue to the Tragedy of the Church of England, Being A Necessary Consideration and brief Resolution of the chief Controversies in Religion that divide the Western Church: Occasioned by the present Calamity of the Church of England

      London: J. M. and T. R. for J. Martin, J. Allestry and T. Dicas, 1659. London: J. M. and T. R. for J. Martin, J. Allestry and T. Dicas. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1659. First Edition (?). Leather. Rebacked with original full tree leather boards, ruled lines on edges of boards, black and red title page. This volume consists of the three books: I. The Principles of Christian Truth, II. The Covenant of Grace and III. The Lawes of the Church. . Rebacked with leather tape bearing a small sticker with a personal library number, original boards are rubbed on edges and tips with some loss, pages are rippled, hinges have been reinforced with brown tape, light marginalia in a small, neat hand, title page has an ownership name and a some light notations including the date of death of H. Thorndike. VERY GOOD. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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        RERUM FORO - IULIENSIUM AB ORBE CONDITO USQUE AD AN. REDEMPTORIS DOMINI NOSTRI 452. LIBRI UNDECIM; NECNON DE OPPUGNATIONE GRADISCANA. LIBRI QUINQUE.

      UTINI (UDINE), N. SCHIRATTI, 1659Legatura settecentesca in piena pelle spruzzata con serie di filetti a secco ai piatti; titolo in oro al dorso su tassello avana; filetti e fregi in oro ai 5 scomparti; tagli spruzzati di rosso; al contropiatto anteriore ex - libris della nobile famiglia Lantieri di Gorizia. Occhiello, frontespizio con titolo in rosso e nero, grande marca tipografica incisa e alcune note di possesso, 16 pagine non numerate; 203 pagine numerate, l'ultima bianca al verso; 36 pagine non numerate per gli Indici, l'ultima bianca; 110 pagine numerate, compreso frontespizio con titolo: HENRICI PALLADII DE OLIVIS.DE OPPUGNATIONE GRADISCANA. LIBRI QUINQUE. UTINI, EX TYPOGRAPGHIA NICOLAI SCHIRATTI, 1658; 10 pagine non numerate per Indici, l'ultima con registro, dati editoriali con datazione 1659 e marca tipografica. Importante monografia storica sul Friuli dall'antichità fino all'anno 452 (il seguito fino al 1658 venne pubblicato dal nipote dell'autore, Francesco, nel 1660). Tra le cose interessanti degna di nota la prima citazione della storia del celebre formaggio Asìno, che l'autore definisce ".qui Asìnum vocant ab Aso pago." (che chiamano Asìno dal paese Asio). Esemplare in discrete condizioni, qualche spellatura alla legatura, due fori di chiodo al margine laterale e inferiore, quest'ultimo presente per tutta la prima parte dell'opera, lontano dal testo, modesta gora all'angolo superiore esterno da pagina 75 a 97 della prima parte, modesta gora orizzontale al margine superiore delle ultime carte della seconda parte; per il resto l'esemplare è fresco e bene impresso.

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        Johannis Sauberti f. de sacrificiis veterum conlectanea historico-philologica et miscella critica.

      - Jenae (Jena), Matthaei Birckneri (Birckner) / Samuel Krebsius, 1659, 8°, 20 Blatt, 721 S., 7 Blatt, mit 4 Kupferstich-Tafeln (2 gefaltet), Halbpergamenteinband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckeln (etwas berieben und bestoßen, Vorsätze, Gegentitel und Titel stärker fleckig, ansonsten Papier gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt und teils am oberen Rand etwas fleckig) *Erstausgabe des Theologen Johann Saubert (1638-88) aus Nürnberg . Abhandlung über die Riten u. Opfergebräuche bei den Juden, Griechen, Römern etc. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Den nieuwen dictionaris; oft, Schadt der Duytse en Spaensche talen. Van niews oversien en seer vermeerdert ... Daerbu geoecht eenen Spaenschen grammatica ... "

      Antwerpen: Hieronymus en Ian Bapt. Verdussen, 1659. Antwerpen: Hieronymus en Ian Bapt. Verdussen. 1659. "First edition, small, thick 4to, unpaged; [*1-4], A1-Xx4; bound with, as issued, Nuevo Dictionario o Thesoro de la Lingua Española y Flamenca, Amberes: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged; [*-2], A1-Bbb2; and also bound with, as issued, Den Spaensen Grammatica, Amberee: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged, [*1-***4]; sectional title pages for each part; pictorial woodcut title pages for the first 2 parts by C. Jeghers who worked for Rubens, woodcut printer's device at the end of the second part; printer's woodcut device on title page of the Grammar, woodcut tailpiece at the end; full contemporary vellum (a bit spotted), manuscript spine title; early and late 20th century bookseller's descriptions mounted to front pastedown, else very good and sound.& & First edition of this Spanish-Dutch / Dutch-Spanish dictionary, with an emphasis on trade and commerce, and designed for the use of Spaniards travelling abroad at a time when Spain and the Netherlands were diplomatically entwined, following the Treaty of Westphalia, which recognized the independence of the Dutch republic, and ceded to the kingdom of Spain that part of the Netherlands which is now Belguim.& & Vancil, p. 143; not in Zaunmuller."

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        LesOeuvres de C Corneille Tacite traduites de latin en françois par le Sieur Achilles de Harlay, sieur de Chanvallon [.]. Nouvelle édition.

      THOMAS JOLY, PARIS 1659 - [4 (sur 10)]-634-[45] pp. (manquent 3 ff. lim.). Traduction (éd. orig. : Paris, Camusat, 1644) probablement due à Achilles de Harlay de Champvallon (1584-1657), ambassadeur du duc de Lorraine. # Graesse VII-17; # pas dans Dibdin, ni Brunet. 1 volumes. Dos complètement refait, plats craquelés Reliure de l'époque : plein veau, double filet doré sur les plats, dos à nerfs

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        Den nieuwen dictionaris; oft, Schadt der Duytse en Spaensche talen. Van niews oversien en seer vermeerdert . Daerbu geoecht eenen Spaenschen grammatica .

      Hieronymus en Ian Bapt. Verdussen, Antwerpen 1659 - First edition, small, thick 4to, unpaged; [*1-4], A1-Xx4; bound with, as issued, Nuevo Dictionario o Thesoro de la Lingua Española y Flamenca, Amberes: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged; [*-2], A1-Bbb2; and also bound with, as issued, Den Spaensen Grammatica, Amberee: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged, [*1-***4]; sectional title pages for each part; pictorial woodcut title pages for the first 2 parts by C. Jeghers who worked for Rubens, woodcut printer's device at the end of the second part; printer's woodcut device on title page of the Grammar, woodcut tailpiece at the end; full contemporary vellum (a bit spotted), manuscript spine title; early and late 20th century bookseller's descriptions mounted to front pastedown, else very good and sound.First edition of this Spanish-Dutch / Dutch-Spanish dictionary, with an emphasis on trade and commerce, and designed for the use of Spaniards travelling abroad at a time when Spain and the Netherlands were diplomatically entwined, following the Treaty of Westphalia, which recognized the independence of the Dutch republic, and ceded to the kingdom of Spain that part of the Netherlands which is now Belguim.Vancil, p. 143; not in Zaunmuller. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Den nieuwen dictionaris; oft, Schadt der Duytse en Spaensche talen. Van niews oversien en seer vermeerdert ... Daerbu geoecht eenen Spaenschen grammatica ... "

      Antwerpen: Hieronymus en Ian Bapt. Verdussen, 1659 Antwerpen: Hieronymus en Ian Bapt. Verdussen. 1659. "First edition, small, thick 4to, unpaged; [*1-4], A1-Xx4; bound with, as issued, Nuevo Dictionario o Thesoro de la Lingua Española y Flamenca, Amberes: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged; [*-2], A1-Bbb2; and also bound with, as issued, Den Spaensen Grammatica, Amberee: Ieronymo y Ivan Bapt. Verdussen, 1659, unpaged, [*1-***4]; sectional title pages for each part; pictorial woodcut title pages for the first 2 parts by C. Jeghers who worked for Rubens, woodcut printer's device at the end of the second part; printer's woodcut device on title page of the Grammar, woodcut tailpiece at the end; full contemporary vellum (a bit spotted), manuscript spine title; early and late 20th century bookseller's descriptions mounted to front pastedown, else very good and sound. First edition of this Spanish-Dutch / Dutch-Spanish dictionary, with an emphasis on trade and commerce, and designed for the use of Spaniards travelling abroad at a time when Spain and the Netherlands were diplomatically entwined, following the Treaty of Westphalia, which recognized the independence of the Dutch republic, and ceded to the kingdom of Spain that part of the Netherlands which is now Belguim. Vancil, p. 143; not in Zaunmuller."

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        Nova Zemla.

      Amsterdam., 1659. Folio. Arkets størrelse : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Originalt kobberstikk med samtidig håndkolorering. Folio. Size of sheet : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Original copper engraving with contemporary handcolouring.. Fra den spanske utgaven av Joan Blaeus atlas "Atlas Maior" - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). From the Spanish edition of the "Atlas Maior" by Joan Blaeu - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673)

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        An Epilogue to the Tragedy of the Church of England, Being A Necessary Consideration and brief Resolution of the chief Controversies in Religion that divide the Western Church: Occasioned by the present Calamity of the C

      J. M. and T. R. for J. Martin, J. Allestry and T. Dicas, London, 1659. Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). Leather Rebacked with original full tree leather boards, ruled lines on edges of boards, black and red title page. This volume consists of the three books: I. The Principles of Christian Truth, II. The Covenant of Grace and III. The Lawes of the Church. . Rebacked with leather tape bearing a small sticker with a personal library number, original boards are rubbed on edges and tips with some loss, pages are rippled, hinges have been reinforced with brown tape, light marginalia in a small, neat hand, title page has an ownership name and a some light notations including the date of death of H. Thorndike. VERY GOOD. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall

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        Kobenhavn/Kopenhagen battle of 11.02.1659, Merian 1667

      Kobenhavn/Kopenhagen battle of 11.02.1659, ,1667. Copperengraving, edited by Merians Heirs, in Theatrum Europaeum, part VIII, anno 1667, size of the leaf: 32x72 cm.. Reference: Wüthrich, VIII, Nr. 26. Good print no cracs, clean..

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        Dioecesis Stavangriensis & partes aliquot vicinæ, opera L. Scavenii, S. S.

      Amsterdam., 1659. Folio. Arkets størrelse : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Originalt kobberstikk med samtidig håndkolorering. Folio. Size of sheet : 64,5 cm X 55 cm. Original copper engraving with contemporary handcolouring.. Fra den spanske utgaven av Joan Blaeus atlas "Atlas Maior" - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). Laurits Clausen Scavenius (1562-1626). I mai 1605 ble Scavenius utnevnt som biskop i Stavanger. Han fikk utarbeidet en jordebok over alt kirkelig gods i stiftet omkring 1617. Han fornyet det da forfalne Stavanger hospital med en ny fundas i 1612. Han er mest kjent i ettertid for det kartet han tegnet over Stavanger stift. (Wikipedia). Med en svak fultskjold ved øvre marg, samt en liten rift. Noen skrukker ved bretten. From the Spanish edition of the "Atlas Maior" by Joan Blaeu - "the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced". Joan Blaeu (1599-1673). Small waterstain to upper margin, and a small tear there. Some creasing to the fold

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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