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2010-01-02 14:06:25
Somner, William
1660. London, 1660. 1st ed. Historic Study of Gavelkind Somner, William [1598-1669]. A Treatise of Gavelkind, Both Name and Thing. Shewing the True Etymologie and Derivation of the One, the Nature, Antiquity, and Original of the Other. With Sundry Emergent Observations, Both Pleasant and Profitable to be Known of Kenting-Men and Others, Especially Such as Are Studious, Either of the Ancient Custome, Or the Common Law of This Kingdome. By (A Well-Wisher to Both). London: Printed by R. and W. Leybourn, 1660. [xxiv], 216 [8] pp. Quarto (7" x 5-1/2"). Nineteenth-century three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, some wear to extremities, joints just starting at ends, front hinge cracked but secure, rear hinge starting, title page partially detached but secure. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing. An attractive copy overall. $1,250. * First edition, second issue. Gavelkind is a form of land tenure unique to Kent (and its environs) in which land descends equally to the decedent's sons. It was common during the Saxon era, but was gradually supplanted by primogeniture after 1066. Produced during the first wave of modern English legal scholarship, Somner's pioneering work was the first study of gavelkind, and one of the first important studies of early English law. Philological in orientation, it is a history of gavelkind and an analysis of its forms. Texts of significant documents … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. [USA]
2009-12-29 20:46:47
BLAEU, Willem
Amsterdam, 1660. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14 7/8" x 19 5/8". Beautiful map of Persia and the Caspian Sea. Rare and unusual edition with an empty dedication cartouche. Original creases in paper to left margin. Minor chipping along edges. Full original margins. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) was a prolific Dutch mapmaker who started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store
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2009-11-30 09:48:18
Köpenhamn, Petri Morsingii, 1660. 4:o. (18),+ 326,+ (10),+ 174,+ (6) s. Genomgående med små fläckar, något större på sid. 161 och solkig sid. 185-192 i första pagineringsföljden. Samtida pergamentband med textad ryggtitel i bläck. L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Bibl. danica III, sp. 148. Warmholtz 4674. Med det "Odensehische Vertrag" från 1579 och tryckfelslistan, vilka saknas i somliga exemplar. Gunde Rosenkrantz (1604-75), son till Holger Rosenkrantz, var danskt riksråd. Från 1657 propagerade han ivrigt för att påbörja ett nytt krig mot Sverige och skrev ett antal mycket hårda skrifter mot det nordliga grannlandet och dess krigsförbrytelser mot Danmark, bl. a. denna som författades på danska regeringens uppdrag. 1664 hade han dock kreditorer efter sig och såg ingen annan utväg än att fly till Sverige, och 1670 ansökte den tidigare så ivrige danske patrioten om att bli svensk undersåte, men förgäves. I misär dog han i Helsingborg, inte välkommen vare sig i Danmark eller i Sverige. Vid sidan av politik bedrev han ivrigt teologiska och klassiska studier, och publicerade även en del uppbyggelselitteratur, som delvis även översattes till svenska.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2009-08-09 18:04:00
Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von Hessel Gerritsz bei W. Blaeu um 1660. 42.5x54.5 cm. - Tooley 2 II, S. 158f. - Zweite geänderte Fassung der Karte der niederrheinischen Territorien bei W. Blaeu (auf der Karte noch als Willem Ians z. bezeichnet). Westorientiertes Blatt des Gebietes zwischen Arnheim, Haltern, Iserlohn, Bonn und Gennep. Unten rechts eingesetzt kleine Karte des Gebietes Ravensberg und Lippe (20 x 19 cm). Die Medaillonporträts der Erstfassung durch zwei Kartuschen ersetzt und jetzt mit Datierung 1660. Einriss in der Bugfalte und 2 kurze Randeinrisse restauriert.
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-07-04 14:36:40
Venetia, Apresso il Nicolini (Francesco Valuasense), 1660. Small folio. Completely uncut in orig. well preserved boards, kept in a protective cloth-box. Title in a large woodcut-border. (12),148 pp. With more than 150 fine engraved woodcuts in the text, half-page and full-page. The content in near mint condition.. The rare second edition of this important and beautiful treatise, which constitutes a summary of Vitruvius' "De Architectura", with 150 large beautiful woodcuts. The work is a successful marriage of highly effective illustrations and concise text.Giovanni Antonio Rusconi (1520 - 1587) was a naval architect and designer of several palaces and churches in Venice. After a fire he worked on the rebuilding of the Doges' Palace supervised by Palladio. He wrote extensively on architecture and played a dominant role in the development of Renaissance architecture; his architectural reputation was however hurt after a cult developed around the architect Palladio, mainly due to his Baroque style with which the stripped down classical style of his erstwhile mentor seemed to compare badly."The most complete architectural library know to us from the sixteenth century is that of the Venetian architect Giovanni Antonio Rusconi. [...] Rusconi´s library included a variety of titles on architecture, geometry, military, agriculture, arithmetic, and poetry." (Anderson, Christy. Inigo Jones and the classical tradition, 2006, p 63)
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S
2009-06-01 15:06:14
Mossom R.preacher of Gods Word at S. Pet. P. Wh. London.
London: Printed for William Grantham, at the Black Bear in S. Paul's Church yard near the little north-door, 1660. London: Printed for William Grantham, at the Black Bear in S. Paul's Church yard near the little north-door, 1660., 1660. Collation, 18pp. Bound in modern marble boards, title label on top cover. Binding in excellent condition without an visable wear. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, some light marking to title, pages in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy, of a very rare pamphlet. Book measures 16x20cm. Weight 750g.6060.A2. First Edition. 8vo.
Bookseller: George Jeffery Books [HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom]
2009-03-06 04:21:42
Lactantius Lucius Caecilius Firmianus
apud Franciscum Hackium et Petrum Leffen, Lugduni Batavorum, 1660. Tagli spruzzati. Copertina staccata perduti i capitelli alone e piccola mancanza d\'angolo al frontespizio reintegrata con restauro d\'epoca qualche leggerissima brunitura Bel frontespizio calcografico figurato testatine capilettera ornati (32) + 938 + (78) p. 185x122 mm p.perg. cordonata (4 nervi) con titolo manoscritto sul dorso
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare [roma, ROMA, Italy]
2009-01-08 09:15:08
Hollar, Wenzel:
Amsterdam, Um 1660. Gouachierter Kupferstich. Mit ausführlicher Legende (96 Angaben), Wappenkartusche und Detailansichten der Stadtheiligen. - Parthey, Nr. 861. Darstellung 31,3 x 48 cm, Blattgrösse 44,5 x 58 cm, gerahmt Ansicht von Süden. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Luzern, Ansichten Schweiz
Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy [Boppard, Germany]
2008-12-29 02:11:00
Carter, Matt[Hew]
London: Printed for Henry Herringman, 1660. Second edn. Richard Gaywood. 8vo, pp. xii, 251. Bound in contemporary blind-ruled calf (extremities of the spine chipped and edges little rubbed). Illustrated with an engraved title page, seven plates (of gentry in robes) and 40 armorial engravings in the text. The plates are engraved by Richard Gaywood (1630-1680), and are reduced copies of the whole length figures in Milles, Catalogue of honor. cf. Moule, Bibliotheca Heraldica. Later bookplate, contemporary ownership signature. Wing C660; Heltzel 283 (for the 1673 edition). Scarce, just four copies in OCLC (YUS, IUL, JHE, PUL). Carter (fl 1660) was a loyalist gentleman of position and influence in the county of Kent who fought against the Parliamentarians of Cromwell. He wrote an expose of the fighting and also "a useful little compilation from the best writers on heraldry ... (first issued in 1655) ... for many years [it][ continued to be the most popular text-book with all who studied heraldry."[DNB]. This contains extracts chosen and edited by Carter of the best writings on the origins and responsibilitis of privilege; or the rights and responsibilities of barons, lords, viscounts, knights, etc. This work was very popular and much reprinted.
Bookseller: Second Life Books Inc. [U.S.A.]
2008-11-18 11:04:12
Rattray, Sylvester.
Tübingen, Johann Heinrich Reis, 1660.. 12°. 216 S., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel u. dreiseitigem Blauschnitt.. Zweite Ausgabe, die erste erschien 1658 in Glasgow. - Sylvester Rattray "stud. 1689 in Leiden. Arzt in Glasgow ab 1657, schr. über sympathet. und antipathet. Geheimnisse" (Ferchl). - "Rattray was a native of Angus and practised at Glasgow. He graduated M. A. at St. Andrews in 1644, but it is not known where he took his medical degree. His "Aditus novus", reprinted here [in: "Theatrum sympatheticum auctum", Nürnberg 1662; lt. Osler "an excellent collection of the writings on the powder of sympathy and the weapon salve"], appeared in 1658, the first medical book printed in Glasgow" (Osler). - Rücken tlw. etw. brüchig u. mit kl. Absplitterungen. Schließbänder fehlen. Etw. gebräunt. - Sehr selten. - VD17, 39:131615A; Ferguson 244.; Ferchl 432; Krivatsy 9395; Waller 7754; Zeis, Die Literatur und Geschichte der plastischen Chirurgie 153; vgl. Osler 4092ff.; nicht bei Dorbon-Aine, Gräße u. Rosenthal, Bibl. Magica et Pneumatica.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes
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2008-11-16 13:12:21
ROSENHANE, Johan (resp.) || SCHEFFERUS, Johannes (pres.)
Uppsala, Johannes Pauli, (1660). 4:o. (4),+ 79 s. Fuktrand från s. 47. Rikligt med samtida marginalanteckningar i marginalen, vilka har vikts in och bevarats vid inbindningen. Bunden efter: (HAMBRAEUS, Jonas?) Epithalamion, quo generoso, nobilissimo ... Scheringio Rosenhane, ... sponso, et nobilissima pudicissimæq. virgini Beatæ Sparre ..., sponsæ. Nuptias Deo fæliciter annuente, ad diem 12 julij Stockholmiæ in ædibus illustriss. ac magnificentissimi domini cancellari magni, maxima a cum pompa celebraturis, gratulantur, & fausta quæq. precantur sympatriotæ & amici longé disiuncti. Paris, 1636 [1637]. 4:o. (17) s. [S. 11 med nytt titelblad: HAMBRAEUS, Jonas. Axelii Rosenhanii generosi nobilissimiq. viri ac domini dn. Scheringii Rosenhanii,..., filii recens nati, Genethliakon. Paris, 1637.]. Sammanbunden med: Lob-und Trost-Schrifft. Als Ihrer Königl. Mayt. und dero Reiche Rath ... H. Johann Rosenhane Freyherr in Ikallaborg, Herr in Stenhammar und Måseboo, welcher den 3. Jul. Anno 1661 in Gott seelig entschlaffen, den 19 Ian. Anno 1662 mit gewöhnlichen herrlichen Ceremonien in Nyköping zu seiner Ruhestadt gebracht wurde. Zu bezeugung seiner Schuldigkeit auffgesetzet von E.R. Stockholm, Ignatio Meurer, 1662. 4:o. (16) s. Sammanbunden med: Klag-und Ruhm-Schrifft uber den Weylandt Ihrer Königl. Maytt und dero Reiche Schweden Rath und Oberstadthalter zu Stockholm wie auch Oberlandtrichter über Södermannlandt ... Hn. Schering Rosenhane, Freyherrn zu Ikallaborg, Herrn zu Torp, Tiista, Rosswijk, Engelholm und Hagen. Als derselbe Nachdem Er Anno 1663. den 5 Augusti zu Torp sansst und … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [SE]
2008-10-15 15:20:24
Printed for H. Brome and H. Marsh. London. 1660. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo.(158 × 104 mm), in 3 parts. Finely bound at the end of the eighteenth century in straight-grained red morocco by Kalthoeber (with his blue label on the endleaf), spine lettered in two panels and with a gilt circle in other other panels, compartments further decorated in blind, gilt rules either side of raised bands, place and date in gilt at foot; covers with outer border in blind scrollwork with gilt rules either side, floral tools and dots gilt at the corners, goatskin inner joints and turn-ins with double gilt rules all round, plain blue endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved frontispiece incorporating four portraits, neatly restored at inner margin. Each part has separate title page: pt.2 printed by John Brudenell, for Henry Brome and Henry Marsh, 1660; pt.3, The restauration of his sacred Majesty Charles the II ... Printed by Peter Lillicrap, for Henry Broom, and Henry Marsh, 1660. A little rubbed, occasional light waterstaining at head, but overall an excellent copy.------First Edition, rare, published in the year of the Restoration, by the fervent Royalist and biographer David Lloyd (1635–1692), its title echoing that of the more famous book attributed to Charles I. The binder of this copy, Christian Kalthoeber,was perhaps the finest craftsman of the late eighteenth century. One of the vast influx of German binders to London, he worked first for Baumgarten, and in 1782 succeeded him. He was considered during his day to be the finest binder in the world. Madan, New Bibl. of the Eikon basilike, 13 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Paul Foster Books
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2008-10-10 22:24:08
WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706).
Amsterdam: F. de Wit, 1660-1666. 2 works in one volume, folio (20 2/8 x 12 inches). Engraved title-page to "Nieut Kaert-Boeck" (using that of Jacob van Campen's "Afbeelding van't Stadt Huys an Amsterdm" [1661] with de Wit' s present title on an engraved overslip, together 53 double-page engraved mapsheets, all except one hand-colored in outline the cartouches and other embellishments fully hand-colored (first few maps with repaired splits at lower fold), manuscript contents in a contemporary hand, 7 leaves of descriptive text. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments (binding expertly repaired at spine and joints by James Brockman). Provenance: Near contemporary ownership inscription and description of contents of Baron Georg Guldenstiern (1632 -1686), State councillor to Queen Christina of Sweden (1626 - 1689) (ruled 1632-1654), chamberlain to King Charles X Gustavus of Sweden (1622 - 1660) (ruled 1654 - 1660), Chancelor of the Exchequer and of the Admiralty and governor of Stockholm 1678-1682 under King Charles XI (1655 - 1697), (ruled 1660-1697), governor of the provinces of Kronoberg and Uppland from 1657 and 1664 respectively; Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), Library of Important Atlases and Geographies, Sotheby's, 10th October 2006, lot 359. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE EXAMPLE of an early small de Wit atlas. Purchased by Baron Georg Guldenstiern, explaining the addition of the regional maps of Uppland and Götaland, which are not normally found in De Wit's small atlas. In two parts: a general world atlas and a regional atla … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries [U.S.A.]
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2008-08-11 13:05:12
REMOND, Florimond.
Keulen, In de oude druckery, 1660.2 parts in 1. 8vo. Half calf (dam.). (8),290,(6); 328,(4) pp.Dutch translation of L' Histoire de la naissance, progres et decadence de l'heresie de ce siècle. Cambray 1611. Florimond de Raemond (1540- 1601) was a French jurist and antiquary. - (Stained).
Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB) [Vianen, Netherlands]
2008-06-29 15:15:48
Osnabrück, 1660. 1 Seiten Quer-4to. Dat. Osnabrück, 3. Januar 1660. - Der Vertrag gibt Auskunft über die Besitzverhältnisse der noch unmündigen Kinder und deren Vormund Henrich Grotthauß. Laut Vertrag haben die Verkäufer für "Albert Probstens Haus, Hof und Stall an der großen Straße zwischen Brauerens und Herman Storcks Häusern" 380 Reichstaler bar erhalten, die nach Abzahlung von Schulden ausschließlich den Kindern zugute kommen sollten. Es folgen die sich aus dem Vertrag ergebenden Rechte und Pflichten für beide Seiten. Beurkundet durch den Notar Johann Ludolph Cruse. Pergament-Urkunde mit anhängendem Original-Siegel (Durchmesser 3,6 cm) in Holzkassette. Rückseite zeitgenöss. Notiz "Peter Haßbergs Hauß auf der großen Straße". Nur leicht fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Dokument. -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2008-06-03 13:14:09
[Great Britain-Spain Relations]:
London: Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1660.. Broadside, 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Affixed at corners to a slightly larger sheet. Near fine. Archivally matted, protected with mylar sheet. An early diplomatic proclamation by the recently restored British monarch, King Charles II, and part of his efforts to encourage British colonial and commercial expansion. Though not formally at war, hostilities existed between Britain and Spain, especially concerning the harassment of commerce at sea and colonies in the Caribbean. Five years earlier, the English under Cromwell had seized Jamaica from Spain, and in 1656, Spain lent their support to Charles II's restoration to the throne. In this document Charles II proclaims that "all prisoners, ships, goods, merchandize [sic], or whatsoever else taken upon one another, either by any of our subjects, or the subjects of our said dear brother, since said time of our arrival in England, be, and shall be, upon due proof thereof, redelivered and restored." At the same time, Charles II was negotiating with the Portuguese against Spanish interests in the New World, especially with regard to Jamaica, which the British ultimately retained. WING C3287.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-04-02 19:07:42
Israel, Auszug nach Ägypten -
Kupferstich-Karte von Claes Jan Visscher bei Nicolaus Visscher, ca. 1660. Ca. 32 x 48 cm. Im unteren Rand mittig etwas gebräunt. Dekorative Karte zur Flucht der Israeliten nach Ägypten, zeigt den Küstenstreifen zwischen Damaskus und Kairo. Oben rechts Titelkartusche, unten drei Kartuschen nebeneinander. Die äußeren, jeweils von Putten gehalten, zeigen heilige Gerätschaften während in der mittleren, die seitlich von Aron und Moses flankiert wird, das israelitische Lager in der Wüste gezeigt wird. Mit holländischen Rückentext, aus einer Bibelausgabe mit entsprechender Angabe rechts unten, daß die Karte zum 33. Kapitel des Buches Numer gehört. Dort finden sich auch zwei Signaturen "A. van den Broeck fecit" und "C(las) I(an) [ligiert] Vißcher excud(it)". Decorative map of the escape of the Israelites to Egypt. The map shows the coast between Damaskus and Kairo. At the right top we find the title cartouche, at the bottom are three cartouches next to each other. The outer ones that are hold by Putti show holy equipments, the middle one is flanked by Aron and Moses and shows the Isreali camp in the desert. At the middle of the bottom margin lightly toned.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]

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