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        Eniautos Terastios, Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies and Wonders: being a faithful and impartial Collection of several Signs that have been seen in the Heavens, in the Earth, and in the Waters

      London 1661 - Title continued: "together with many remarkable Accidents and Judgments befalling divers Persons, according as they have been testified by very credible hands; all which have happened within the space of one year last past, and are now made publick for a seasonable Warning to the People of these three Kingdoms speedily to repent and turn to the Lord, whose hand is lifted up amongst us." [8], 88 p.; 19 cm. Signatures: A-M4 (4to). Half calf with marbled paper over boards. All page edges are red. Wood-carved head-piece on page 1. Wing, E3127A. First two words of title in Greek characters. Place of publication from Wing. In this edition, line 4 of title ends "Won-"; in another edition line 4 ends "Wonders" (Wing E3127). Contains printed marginal notes. Pages 23, and 75-78 misnumbered 15, 77, 80, 73, and 76 respectively. The original double-leaf frontispiece is lacking and was replaced by a previous owner with an old facsimile copy. Inscription at head of title cropped. This is the first of three anonymous works published in the early 1660s in which the author described a collection of events reported to have happened in the sky, on the land, and in the water in and around England, as well as judgements on specific people, particularly those who oppressed Puritan ministers. Original frontispiece lacking; otherwise in Very Good Condition: leather over spine lacking; corners and edges rubbed; otherwise clean and tight.

      [Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera, IOBA]
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        Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia, Part I [1661] and Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia, Part II [1663]

      J. Flesher 1661 - Original or near contemporary full leather covered boards with original gilt lettered crimson coloured leather title piece to spine. Binding rubbed with worn joints and mildly bumped extremities, nonetheless firm and square and holding more than well; contents clean, showing no annotations or marginalia, and no library stamps; also, very little if any foxing. Size: 180mm x 115mm. Two Parts in One Book, each with their own title-page, arranged as follows: pp. [10], 257, [7], (lacks frontis. portrait); [16], 442, [22], with frontis. portrait. A very good copy indeed and now quite scarce. See: ESTC R39866 and ESTC R209282. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Prior Books Ltd]
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        Biblia, dat is de gantsche Heylige Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments uyt de Oorspronkelyke Talen in onse Nederlandtsche Tale getrouwelyck over geset.

      Amsterdam, Wed. Paulus van Ravesteijn 1661. Opnieuw gebonden Leer met 8 hoeken en 2 sloten, Folio H. 40 x B. 2 x D. 11 cm. (titelpagina in kopie van de uitgave van 1657).

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        Carta particolare del mare di Ethipoia con l'Isola di S. Elena e pare della Costa.

      Florence 1661 - Engraving by Antonio Lucini. Sheet size: 20 3/4 x 31 1/2". Inventory#: p1733pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        "Eigentliche Abbildung des Feuerwercks welches Ao. 1661 den 3. October auf den Schüßplatz St: Johannes genant von Veit Engelhart Holtzschuern Jobst Wilhelm Ebner und Johan Tobias Ebner Pat: Nor: ist verbrennet und von dem Erbarn Manhafften und Kunstreichen Lorentz Müller Feuerwercker erlernet worden". Kupferstich von L. Schnitzer. 1661. 25:35,1 cm. - In Handarbeitspassepartout.

      1661. Müller, S. 173. - Unter der Darstellung Legende A-T und 17zeilige Aufzählung der einzelnen Elemente des Feuerwerks. - Sammlungsstempel verso. - Bis auf ein paar unbedeutende Braunflecken und die üblichen Faltspuren im Bug tadelfreies, kräftig gedrucktes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Blattes..

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        THE HORN EXALTED OR ROOME FOR CUCKOLDS. Being a treatise concerning the reason and original of the word Cuckold, and why such are said to wear horns.

      London, printed for J. Cadwel, 1661.Very proper for these times, when men are butting, and pushing, and goring, and horning one another. Also an appendix concerning women and jealousie. FIRST EDITION 1661, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, LACKING FRONTISPIECE, SUPPLIED IN MODERN FACSIMILE, and lacking a blank leaf at beginning and end, and the leaf following the title page, most likely the Dedication, colophon leaf is present, pages: (12), 84, (2), signatures: *1 - *8 ( - *1, *3), A - E8, F4 ( - F4), catchword on *7v is a printer's mistake, pagination irregular but text collated and guaranteed complete, bound in modern full calf, blind ruled borderand blind decorative panelling to covers, raised bands and blind rules to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. 2 lines written in Latin at top of colophon page, occasional minor mark to text or margins. A good copy with facsimile frontispiece as noted. ESTC R209943 locates only 2 copies in U. K. libraries. Wing attributes authorship to George Rogers (1618 - 1697) a medical man who trained in Padua and then went into practice in London, eventually becoming the president of the College of Physicians. However the ODNB does not list this amongst his works. In the Preface to this serio - comic work, published to coincide with the celebrations for the restoration of the monarchy (and in an act of remarkable prescience about what would notoriously prove to be one of the major preoccupations of that new anti - puritan era), seeing ?the general verge of the people to merryment?, the author expresses the hope that ?this piece of drollery? on the subject of cuckoldry might prove ?acceptable? to his readers. The first part runs to page 35, The Appendix on Women and Jealousy is slightly larger occupying page 37 to 84. Wing (2nd ed.) R1802. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Afbeelding van't Stadt Huys van Amsterdam

      Amsterdam: Dancker Danckerts, 1661. Folio, with an engraved title-page, a full-page portrait of Campen and 30 engraved plates, mostly double-page, one folding; small marginal tear to one plate well clear of image; contemporary vellum with the arms of Stirling Maxwell stamped in blind on the upper boards (there is also a later family member's bookplate); covers rather soiled, small chip at the foot of darkened spine, but rather an attractive copy nonetheless. The floor map of Tasman's discoveries. Oddly enough, this splendid architectural record of the Amsterdam Town Hall is also one of very few early printed records of Tasman's voyages.Jacob Van Campen began his designs for his masterpiece in 1648: the Town Hall was finally completed in 1665, ten years after Van Campen's death. His draughtsman, Jacob Vennekool, made the drawings for this book, which were engraved by Dankerts. They include exterior and interior elevations, sections and plans. There is also a magnificent anonymous portrait of Van Campen himself.The building was itself an emblem of the great commercial successes of the Dutch, successes that are specifically celebrated in the rich sculptural decorations. The main pediment, for example, shows the oceans and continents of the world paying tribute to Amsterdam.Tasman's voyages had been completed in 1644, and two of the engraved plates - a double-page engraving followed by a single-page - depict the wide marble floor of the Burgerzaal, the main room of the Town Hall. This floor, essentially the centre-piece of the whole building, contained the famous marble Tasman map, a world map in two spheres (with a third astronomical sphere) which displayed the results of Tasman's voyages to Australia, proudly showing the latest achievements of the Dutch VOC. This engraving is the only surviving record of the map, as it was later replaced by a floor of plain marble slabs after it was totally worn off by people walking over it.In 1946 the State Library of New South Wales deliberately echoed the original Dutch idea when the marble floor map in the main vestibule of the building was commissioned: it too records Tasman's voyages, this time from the Library's manuscript map of the voyages, the so-called "Bonaparte-Tasman map" that was presented to the Library by the Greek royal family. It is surviving the passing traffic better than its vanished Dutch forebear.

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        Examen] Y Pratica [Practica] de Escrivanos, Y Indice de las Provisiones que se Despachan por Ordinarias en el Consejo

      Madrid 1661 - Hardcover. Uncommon early Spanish law book originally printed in 1631. The book is a review and practice for scribes, early officials of the courts, written by the Camara scriviner of "His Majesty." Bound in later marbled boards with leather spine. Gilt partial title and decorations to spine separated by gilt lines. Front and back boards somewhat bowed. Front hinge has pulled away from the text block but the rear board and the interior pages are tight. Inner pages show browning and spotting, some pages more than others, not affecting the legibility of the text or the shoulder notes. Top page edges have been trimmed to fit binding. Some have been cut very close to the text, but it does not appear that any of the text is missing except for loss of chapter headers and the first word of the title page. .Two pages near rear have been torn in the margin along the fore edges, one of which intrudes very slightly into the text. There are also tears to the top fore edge margins of the indices at the end, again not affecting the readibility. Bookplate of noted Baltimore book collector Alfred J. O'Ferrall on front free end paper with ink ownership signature on facing page. Unpaginated. LAW/012910. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        COMMENTARII IN PATRIAS BRITONUM LEGES, Seu Consuetudines generales antiquiss. Ducatus Brittanniae. BOUND with COUSTUMES GENERALES DU PAS ET DUCHE DE BRETAGNE .. Aitiologia sive ratiocinatio de reformandis causis

      Paris: Jacques d'Allin, 1661, 1660. Hardcover. Very Good-. Nice printer mark with crown & garter & coats of arms etc. Two works in One volume large folio (370x240mm) contemporary calf on 5 raised bands compartments gilt and gilt maroon gilt label (corners quite worn/some splits to hinges but quite sound and all bands holding) Half title + Titlepage in red and black +(2p=Dedication) +(1p=privilege) +(6p Author,Printer prefaces) +(4p laudatory poems in Greek,Latin & french) +(2p contents) +2164 columns +(51pp=index) +(1p=blank) TP to 2nd work dated 1660 +(14p)+212p (recte 112)+(7p=index) Text in French and Latin. Common law and unwritten rights and regulations having to do with everyday life, ownership,the prerogatives and duties for each social and economic class,and often local to the people of Britanny in the 16th-17th century. Went through later editions with slight name changes (Brunet II 397).

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        La gallerie des femmes fortes. Troisiesme edition, revue & corrigée.

      Claude Barbin, Paris 1661 - "12mo, pp. [110], 309, [3]; 251, [16], [4]; with genuine blank [N12] at the end of vol. I and the 2 leaves of preliminaries for vol. II bound in at the back; extra engraved title-p., and 20 full-p. engraved portraits of women by Claude Vignon; woodcut ornaments and initials; leaf e3 with marginal tear; all else about fine in an attractive full crimson morocco binding of the 19th century, a.e.g., gilt lettered direct on spine. "In 1647, La Gallerie des Femmes fortes by the Jesuit Pierre Le Moyne, the admired court poet, was published by Antoine de Sommaville. Dedicated to Anne of Austria, the work is composed of twenty chapters, written in both verse and prose, celebrating notable women of Jewish, Christian, and Pagan origin In these beautiful engravings of women, we find in our artist the profound sense of taste for the heroines, filled with grace, passion, and melodrama" (Pacht-Bassani). The portraits include Salome, Artemise, Lucrece, Jeanne d'Arc, and a dramatic portrait of Marie Stuart."

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        "La gallerie des femmes fortes. Troisiesme edition, revue & corrigée."

      Paris: Claude Barbin. 1661. "12mo, pp. [110], 309, [3]; 251, [16], [4]; with genuine blank [N12] at the end of vol. I and the 2 leaves of preliminaries for vol. II bound in at the back; extra engraved title-p., and 20 full-p. engraved portraits of women by Claude Vignon; woodcut ornaments and initials; leaf e3 with marginal tear; all else about fine in an attractive full crimson morocco binding of the 19th century, a.e.g., gilt lettered direct on spine. & & ""In 1647, La Gallerie des Femmes fortes by the Jesuit Pierre Le Moyne, the admired court poet, was published by Antoine de Sommaville. Dedicated to Anne of Austria, the work is composed of twenty chapters, written in both verse and prose, celebrating notable women of Jewish, Christian, and Pagan origin … In these beautiful engravings of women, we find in our artist the profound sense of taste for the heroines, filled with grace, passion, and melodrama"" (Pacht-Bassani). The portraits include Salome, Artemise, Lucrece, Jeanne d'Arc, and a dramatic portrait of Marie Stuart."

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        Commentaires de Messire BLAIZE de MONTLUC Mareschal de France

      - Où sont décrits tous les Combats, Rencontres,Escarmouches, Batailles, Sièges, Assauts, Escalades, Prises ou Surprises de Villes et places fortes. Défenses des assaillies et assiègées. Avecques plusieurs autres faits de guerre signalez et remarquables, esquels ce grand et renommé Guerrier s'est ttrouvé durant cinquante ou soixante ans, qu'il a porté les Armes. A Paris chez Clouzier en 1661. 2 vol. in-12 en reliure d'époque. (702 et 569 pages) et Tombeau de Montluc. Tome I : " A la Noblesse de Gascongne ". Bon état malgré petits manques de cuir aux coiffes supérieures. Tranches mouchetées. Rousseurs sans altération du texte.

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        E’ SOCIETATE JESU, OPERA IN TRES TOMOS DISTRIBUTA (3 Volumes in 1) (Tom. I & II. Theologiam Moralem Moralem Complectuntur. Theologiae Moralis. Theologtom. III. Quastiones Canonicas Continet)

      1661, 1664 1661 - ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by; E’ SOCIETATE JESU, OPERA IN TRES TOMOS DISTRIBUTA. (Tom. I & II. Theologiam Moralem Moralem Complectuntur. Theologiae Moralis. Theologtom. III. Quastiones Canonicas Continet) 3 Vols in 1. Vol 2’s title page: Lugundi Hieronymi de Garde, M. DC. LXIV. [1664]. Vol 1 and Vol 3 lack their main title page, but in Vol 1, the verso of a6 contains privilege statement in French mentioning de Garde, with Sep. 12, 1661 date. ) Vol 1: [series half title], a4-[a6], text I-238, 251-528pp, lacking full title, a3 (if issued) , and pp239-250. Vol 2: Woodcut on title page [529-530], 531-1016pp, plus index. Vol 3: I-96pp + index, with first leaf signed "a2." Folio 14.25" x 9.75" x 3.25". 19th Century cloth. Woodcut headpiece begins each volume. 5 raised bands. Brown cloth cover is worn through at corners and caps. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Leaves are toned with mild foxing but overall good condition. Good+ 40%. Sale price ends soon!*** [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le pavé de la grand' sale des bourgeois. [Amsterdam, Gerard Valk, 1719]. Very large engraved folding plan comprising 1 1/2 sheets (measuring 46 x 83 cm as assembled), engraved by Danckert Danckertsz. and his father after drawings by Jacob Vennekool, including the two hemispheres of the world map and a celestial map of the constellations of the northern hemisphere (each 10 cm in diameter).

      Cf. BAL 533 (1st Dutch ed.); Fowler 77 & 274 (1st Dutch ed.); Berlin Kat. 2235 (1st French ed.). Very large engraved plan showing the extraordinary cartographic mosaic floor of the Burgerzaal of the Amsterdam City Hall, designed by Jacob van Campen, with a celestial map in the centre and the magnificent map of the world in 2 hemispheres on either side. The engraving was first published in 1661, and the map shows Tasman's recent discoveries in Australia and Tasmania, and depicts California as an island. Many discoveries from his second voyage remained otherwise unpublished until the end of the 17th-century. This engraved representation is all that is left of this cartographical work of art. Wear caused by people walking on the mosaic meant it had to be restored about a hundred years later. When in turn this restoration was damaged the two hemispheres were filled in with plain marble slabs without pictorial representation.The drawing of the floor was made by Jacob Vennekool who worked closely with Van Campen, and since his drawings were first published even before the building was completed, they may reflect Van Campen's plan more closely than the finished building itself. They also, of course, show it before the alterations made at various times in later years.Slightly wrinkled in the right margin, one fold reinforced and a few tiny spots, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Littletons Tenures in English, Lately Perused and Amended

      1661. The "Ornament of the Common Law" Littleton, Sir Thomas [1402-1481]. Littletons Tenures in English, Lately Perused and Amended. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1661. [ii], 257, [5] pp. Last page is a blank. Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking and recornering, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities, a few small nicks to board edges, front hinge starting. Light toning to text, a bit of soiling to title page. Tiny early owner initials to title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. An appealing copy. * Written during the reign of Edward IV [1442-1483] and first published around 1481, Littleton's Tenures is probably the most revered treatise in the history of the common law. Much admired for its learning and style, it is concerned with tenures and other issues relating to real property. This venerable work, which Coke called "the ornament of the Common Law, and the most perfect and absolute work that ever was written in any humane science," is considered a landmark because it renounced the principles of Roman law (and Latin) in favor of guidelines and doctrines drawn from the Year Books and, when necessary, hypothetical cases. OCLC locates two copies in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress). Holdsworth, A History of English Law II:573. English Short-Title Catalogue R213709.

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        L'OFFICE De La SEMAINE SAINCTE CorrigŽ de nouueau par le commandem du Roy conformement au breviaire et missel de nostre S. P. le Pape Vrbain VIII

      Paris:: Chez Anthoine Ruette,. 1661.. 8vo. 7-3/8" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus. [2], 468 pp. Text printed in red & black.. Full deep maroon morocco binding, attributed to Antoine Ruette, decorated with gilt stamped fleurs-des-lis & Crowned "L"s. AEG. Marbled paper paste-downs.. Modest binding wear, with front joint starting at top 1.5".. Bookplate of Lucius Wilmergding. No free eps. Title leaf beginning. to detach. Catalogue description [Wilmerding Sale, 1951] affixed to. rear paste-down, wherein this book is described. Withal, a VG copy.. Engraved title leaf. 3 copperplates (included in pagination). Tailpieces.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Die Regier-Kunst, Oder Der kluge Hoffmeister. In einer Tragico-Comoedie von Mons. Gillet bevorhin vorgestellet; Anjetzo aber ans [sic!] dem Frantzösischen übersetzet Von Benjamin Knobloch, Jaura-Sil.,

      Schleswig, Johann Holwein, 1661. - Dritte dt. Ausgabe (zuerst 1659) von Gillets „L'art de regner ou le sage gouverneur" in der Übersetzung von Benjamin Knobloch (1643-1666). - In diesem Drama kommen neben dem „Jungen Printz" und dem „Hoffmeister" noch zahlreiche andere Personen der römischen Antike vor. - Gillet de la Tessonnerie lieferte mit seinem Stück „Desniaisé" die Vorlage zu Molières Komödie „Le Docteur amoureux". - Ecken tlw. m. kl. Knickspuren. Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - VD17, 23:677332Z; vgl. Goedeke III, 221, 37 (Ausgabe 1660); Bircher B 709. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Kl.-8°. Mit illustr. Kupfertitel. 7 Bll., 210 (recte 200) S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise Of The Sibyls, So Highly Celebrated, As well by the Antient Heathens, as the Holy Fathers of the Church; Giving An Accompt of the Names, and Number of the Sibyls; of their Qualities, the Form, and Matter of their Verses

      Thomas Roycroft, for the Author. LEATHER BOUND. B00H87QHQY 1661 'Printed by T.R. [Thomas Roycroft] for the Authour', 7 1/4 x 11 inches tall full leatherbound folio in light brown sheep, three raised bands and black embossed title to spine, [iv], 293, [1] blank, [6] table. ESTC R38842; Wing B3220. Modern rebinding in Bavarian sheep with refreshed endpapers and subtle repairs to the title page and following page, with no loss of text or illustration. Apart from a bit of minor foxing and an occasional minor creasing to a page, a very good+ copy of this scarce and important title. David Blondel (1591 - 1655) was a French Protestant clergyman, historian and classical scholar. His work on the Sibyls of classical times was first published in French in 1649 (this being the first edition in English). As historian Jonathan Israel writes: '...the real work of discrediting and disposing of the Oracula Sibyllina, Chaldean chronicles, and Orphic hymns, ... seemingly only began, as Diderot noted in 1751, in the 1650s when the Huguenot scholar David Blondel ... published his treatise on the Oracula in Amsterdam.' . Very Good. 1661. First Edition.

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        Istorie della citta di Forli, intrecciate di varii accidenti della Romagna, e dell'Italia Distinte in dodici Libri

      Per il Cimatti, e Saporetti,, In Forlì, 1661 - Cm. 19,5, pp. (32) 350 (2). Una xilografia al verso dell'occhietto, una al frontespizio ed un'altra nelle preliminari. E' inoltre presente la carta geografica del territorio forlivese ed un albero genealogico degli Ordelaffi al recto della carta non numerata d'errata in fine. Solida legatura settecentesca in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro ed a secco. Ex libris. Esemplare leggermente rifilato al margine alto e con uno strappetto ricongiunto (senza danno) alla carta 183. Peraltro copia genuina ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, rarissima di questa celebre storia della città di Forlì e della Romagna. Cfr. Lozzi e Ranghiasci. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New [Without New Testament]

      Cambridge: Printed by John Field Printer to ye Universitie, 1661 - (BIBLE, ENGLISH) 2 vols., 8vo. Old Testament only. With Apocrypha in separate volume. With elaborate engraved title page by Vaughan. Bound in contemporary black calf in the 'somber" mode. Bookplate of Daniel M. Friedenberg. Herbert 674 (?)

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        L'OFFICE De La SEMAINE SAINCTE CorrigŽ de nouueau par le commandem du Roy conformement au breviaire et missel de nostre S. P. le Pape Vrbain VIII.

      Chez Anthoine Ruette,, Paris: 1661 - Engraved title leaf. 3 copperplates (included in pagination). Tailpieces. Modest binding wear, with front joint starting at top 1.5". Bookplate of Lucius Wilmergding. No free eps. Title leaf beginning to detach. Catalogue description [Wilmerding Sale, 1951] affixed to rear paste-down, wherein this book is described. Withal, a VG copy. Full deep maroon morocco binding, attributed to Antoine Ruette, decorated with gilt stamped fleurs-des-lis & Crowned "L"s. AEG. Marbled paper paste-downs. 8vo. 7-3/8" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus. [2], 468 pp. Text printed in red & black. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REGNI SINENSIS A TARTARIS Tyrannicè evastati depopulatuique concinna enarratio, Authore Martino Martinii. Ultima hac aeditione, Indice, tabulisque aeneis illustrata.

      A. Janssonium Valkenier, Amstelaedami 1661 - 12'8x7'8, frontis grab, port, 10h, 120p (algo de óx. primeras y últimas págs), 13 láms. grabs. despl. (incl. 1 mapa). Pergamino mod. con cierres. "- El autor, un misionero jesuita conocido sobre todo por su "Novus Atlas Sinenis", llegó a China en 1643, cuando se se produjo la sangriente conquista tártara, que ocasionó la caída de la dinastía Ming. Precioso libro." 1661

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        Brustbildnis Michel Le Telliers im Halbprofil nach links in repräsentativem Rahmen mit Eichenlaub-Ornament auf einem Postament., Radierung.

      1661 - In der Platte signiert, datiert "Jul. 1661" und bezeichnet "Nanteiül ad vivum Ping. et sculp.". Ausgezeichneter, leuchtender Druck mit Rändchen um die volle Plattenkante. Auf Bütten (mit Wz. "Trauben und Schriftrand im Rund"). Petitjean & Wickert 113 I (von II). Druck des 1. Zustands vor der Schrift. Robert-Dumesnil 134. - Innerhalb des französischen Porträtstichs sind Nanteuils Arbeiten von besonderem Wert, da sie fast ausschließlich- und so auch das Bildnis Le Telliers - nach eignen, vor dem Modell entstandenen, Vorlagen gearbeitet sind. Die von ihm Dargestellten sind Mitglieder der königlichen Familie, Staats-, und Kirchenmänner u. Richter des zeitgenössischen Frankreichs. 1658 ernennt Ludwig XIV. ihn zum Hofkupferstecher. - Aus Sammlung Mariette, mit original Signatur und Datum (vgl. Lugt 1786b). - Sehr gut erhalten. Wenige altersgemäße Braunfleckchen. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Carta particolare della costa di America Australe che commcia al C. di Matas sin al C. diGalegos

      Florence 1661 - Map of the Argentinian coast from Sir Robert Dudley's Arcano del Mare (Florence: 1661). Show's Buenos Aries or "Aqua Buona." Copperplate engraving, sheet size 21 x 16 1/4 inches, excellent condition. Robert Dudley's splendid Dell' Arcano del Mare (Secrets of the Sea), is the first marine atlas to employ the Mercator projection. In using the projection developed by Mercator, Dudley improved upon the theory of navigating by the “Great Circle,” the shortest distance between two points on a globe. It would be the eighteenth century before cartographers used the projection consistently, and during the great Dutch period of cartography not one atlas was produced using it. Although Dell’ Arcano del Mare was published in Italy, it is considered the first printed English nautical atlas. Dudley’s monumental work was the only exception to the total dominance of sea atlas production by the Dutch for nearly a century. Arguably the most sumptuous marine atlas ever produced, it contained no less than 146 sea charts, and dozens of illustrations and working diagrams. It was superior to any previous work in that the charts illustrated the whole world, the first time any outside of Europe had been included. Dell’ Arcano del Mare was also the first atlas to show the prevailing winds, currents and magnetic deviation. One of the great marine atlases of all time, the work was magnificently engraved, an encyclopedia of 17th-century knowledge regarding the seas. Robert Dudley was one of the more colorful characters in the history of mapmaking. He was the illegitimate son of the Earl of Leicester, and in 1605 he abducted a beautiful heiress and fled England. He entered the service of the Duke of Tuscany as an engineer and naval commander, and he spent the rest of his life in Italy. In 1646 in Florence he published Dell’ Arcano del Mare, which besides the many beautifully calligraphic charts included detailed texts on navigation, shipbuilding and naval warfare, the whole written in Italian by Dudley himself. The atlas was twelve years in the making, and the main innovation lay in its conception of a world atlas of charts, both general ocean charts and detailed surveys, covering all the rival spheres of European do-minion: Spanish, English and Dutch. Dudley’s Dell’ Arcano del Mare is a monument in marine cartography, representing the culmination of his passion for the waters of the world and all that they had to offer.

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        Geschichtreden: Das ist, Freywillige Gemüts-Schertze... Zu löblichen Tugenden und Sitten, auch zierlicher Wohlredenheit aus Italiänischer in unsere ... Mutter-sprach übersetzt durch ... den Unglückseligen. 10 Bl., 275 S. Mit doppelblattgr. gestoch. Frontispiz. 12°. Pergamentbd d. Z. mit handschriftl. Rückentitel.

      Nürnberg, Endter, 1661.. . Sehr seltene Übersetzungsarbeit Stubenbergs, zuerst 1652 erschienen. Stubenberg lebte seinerzeit - als Protestant in Österreich verfolgt - zurückgezogen auf der Schallaburg. Seine ersten literarischen Übersetzungen trugen ihm 1648 die Aufnahme in die Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft ein. Mit Widmungsgedichten von Harsdörffer ("Der Spielende") und ihm selbst. - Frontispiz im Falz schmal auf den Innendeckel montiert. Gutes Exemplar. - VD17 23:327670D. Dünnhaupt 6.2. Bircher 316. Nicht bei Faber du Faur.

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        Janua linguarum reserata quinque-linguis. Sive compendiosa Methodus Latinam, Gallicam, Italicam, Hispanicam & Germanicam Linguam perdiscendi...Cum..Indice. A Nathanaele Duesio. In Idioma....Cum interpretatione Hispanica G. R

      Amst., Elzevier, 1661.. 1661. Title prtd. in red & black. 10 n. n. lvs., 863(1) pp. Contemporary full vellum w. ink-titled and shelf-numbered spine in a cont. hand. Printed in 2 columns with the German text below over both columns printed in the "Fraktur". Small tear in spine-top, vellum a bit soiled/stained. A few incidental mild spotting or foxing. Small (old-repaired) hole on title-page, not affecting text neither printer's device. On paste-down in a 17th c. hand in ink: "Ad usum sum(?) Norberti Schweitzer...(?)" & shelf-number "L 35" and on title: "Conventiis Egrensis". In all a nice copy still. * WILLEMS 1270. Considered the best edition by both BRUNET (10537) as well as EBERT (5035). ¶ The first edition containing spanish text. .

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        Prosp. Du Palais de Duc d’Orleans. Wiesolchez auff der Seitten im Garten anzufeben (Gardens at the Palace of the Duke d’ Orleans, Saint-Cloud)

      Frankfurt 1661 - Mathias Merian the Elder (1593-1650) was one of the most prominent members of the leading print publishing family of 17th-century Germany, known throughout Europe for his engravings of cityscapes and landscapes, his scientific books, and his editions of the noted series of travel books, the “Great Voyages”. Born and trained in Basel, Switzerland in the early 1600’s he began studying drawing, engraving and etching in Zurich with engraver Friedrich Meyer. Merian joined the Frankfurt publishing house of Johann Theodor de Bry in 1616 and, the following year, he married de Bry’s daughter Maria Magdalena. Merian gained his greatest acclaim as head of the family publishing house following the death of his father-in-law in 1623. He rapidly and almost single-handedly built up the house to become one of the most important in Europe, etching most of the plates himself until about 1645, when he increasingly relied upon the help of a growing staff of assistants and pupils, among them Wenceslaus Hollar, Rudolf and Conrad Meyer of Zurich, and his sons Matthaus and Casper. “Topographia Galliae” was published from 1655 to 1661 in partnership with Martin Zeiller who wrote the text. “Topographia Galliae” was one of the largest and most comprehensive publishing’s of the Gaul region of its time with engravings of major European cities and historically important locations, each expertly engraved by Merian and his sons. In total, “Topographia Galliae” is comprised of 13 parts in four volumes, with nine engraved additional titles and 321 individually detailed engravings with maps and views of cities, towns, castles, fortresses and monasteries. This single page engraving from “Topographia Galliae” titled “Prosp. Du Palais de Duc d’Orleans. Wiesolchez auff der Seitten im Garten anzufeben” measures 11.75" x 11.75" and is in good condition with evidence of previous repair to the central crease and light wrinkling along the central crease. This engraving is finely detailed and shows a view of the gardens at the Palace of the Duke d'Orleans, Saint Cloud. The Duke of Orleans, Phillip I, was the younger brother to King Louis XIV. The famous cascade in the garden was designed by Antoine Le Pautre and constructed between 1664 and 1665. This engraving shows a wide-angle view of the chateau and the gardens being enjoyed by visitors. The landscape is seen to extend far beyond the trees adding to the expansive chateau.

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        DESCRIPCION, ORIGEN, Y DESCENDENCIA de la muy noble, y antigua Casa de CALDERON DE LA BARCA, continuadas sus sucesiones hasta Don Fernando Calderon de la Barca.

      J. Fdez. de Buendia, Madrid 1661 - 4º, 3h (incl. portada con escudo grab), 1b, 87 fols (el 32 con remarginado, no afecta, el 87 algo det. y remarginado, no afecta texto, alguna mancha de óx.), 1 escudo grab. en texto, florones y capitulares. Pergamino. - Palau nº 97460. 1661

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        Diffiniciones de la Orden y Cavalleria de Calatrava Conforme al Capitulo General Celebrado en Madrid Año de M.DC.LII.

      Diego Diaz de la Carrera; Impresor del Reyno 1661 - (OE11) - Matriti - La Orden de Calatrava fue una orden militar y religiosa, fundada en el Reino de Castilla en el siglo XII por el abad Raimundo de Fitero, con el objetivo inicial de proteger la villa de Calatrava, ubicada cerca de la actual Ciudad Real. Pertenece al grupo de las órdenes cistercienses. - Posee dos espectaculares grabados de PEDRO VILLAFRANCA MALAGON. Port. grabada de A los lados del tít., Raimundo, fundador de la orden y Sancho III; en la parte superior, santos Benito y Bernardo. En el zócalo, el papa Alejandro III, entre Fernando el Católico y Carlos I. - En el segundo grabado aparece Felipe IV - Contiene 11[h] + 675[p] - Encuadernado en pergamino de época, sin embargo se encuentra suelto del cuerpo del libro y el lomo presenta pérdida en más de la mitad de su sector; Buen estado, salvo por el detalle de la encuadernación y el lomo.

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        M. TULII CICERONIS Opera omnia cum Gruteri et Seletis variorum notis & indicbus locupletissimis, Accurante C.Schrevelio.

      Louis Et Daniel Elzévier 1661 - Très fort in-4 ( 245 X 180 mm ) plein velin ivoire, dos à nerfs, plats ornés de motis centraux à froid . Mors supérieur faible . Très beau titre gravé pour cette excellente et rare impression des Elzeviers. antiquité Litterature

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        De Centro Gravitatis Solidorum Libri hac nostra editione, servata ad unguem Auctoris mente, multò correctiores

      Woodcut printer's device on title & numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. 4 p.l., 260 pp. 4to, cont. limp boards (a little soiled, unimportant marginal dampstaining). Bologna: Heirs of Ducci, 1661. Second edition, combining the De Centro Gravitatis Solidorum and the Quadratura parabola; this edition contains important authorial additions and corrections. These two texts had a considerable influence on Galileo and his studies on motion. Valerio (1552-1618), who had studied under Clavius, met Galileo in Pisa in 1590 and influenced him to renew his studies on the centers of gravity. In 1609 they began an extensive correspondence on problems of motion and mathematics. It was during this time that Galileo was preparing his treatise on motion and mechanics which later became the Discorsi of 1638. "In December 1612, having completed his Sunspot Letters, Galileo considered having the Linceans print his work on centers of gravity of paraboloids, probably in the form of a letter to Luca Valerio. Ensuing correspondence shows that he sent this to Cesi, who in discussing the matter with Valerio found that he was then revising his own book on a similar subject, published in 1603-4. Galileo accordingly gracefully withdrew his work from publication at this time, for which Valerio expressed his gratitude. In fact Valerio did not reprint his book, and Galileo eventually placed his investigations of centers of gravity in an appendix to his own last book in 1638."­Drake, Galileo at Work, p. 202. Valerio's influence on Galileo, through his correspondence and these two books, was enormous, and he was singled out for praise in the Discorsi; where he is described as "our greatest geometer, the New Archimedes of our age." This was high praise indeed, for Valerio was critical of Galileo's Copernicanism and had been expelled from the Accademia dei Lincei in 1616 for his views. "Valerio's De centro gravitatis consists of the application of Archimedean methods to the determination of the volumes and centers of gravity of the various solids of rotation and their segments...Among the mathematicians who studied him and spoke highly of him were Cavalieri, Torricelli, and J. C. de la Faille. He also had a direct influence on Guldin, Gregorius Saint Vincent, and Tacquet."­D.S.B., XIII, pp. 560-61. Fine copy, preserved in a calf-backed box. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. M.E. Baron, The Origins of the Infinitesimal Calculus, pp. 101-03. Riccardi, II, 570­"Raro e pregiato." Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 332-33. .

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        The South front of Kensington Palace, as seen from the Verges of the great Walk / Façade Méridionale du Palais de Kensington, vue la grande allée

      Robert Sayer and John Bowles & Son [no date], London - A very fine image of Kensington Palace and its expansive grounds. Erected in 1661 for the Earl of Nottingham, Kensington Palace became the royal residence of William III in 1689. Over the years, it underwent various renovations by architects such as Nicholas Hawksmoor and Sir Christopher Wren. The palace was surrounded by an extensive park, the vast grounds of which are pictured here, that was expanded and laid out by the celebrated garden designers Henry Wise and Charles Bridgeman. Visible on the far right side of this beautiful print is one of the chief formal tree-lined avenues that were characteristic of the park. John Tinney was both an engraver and "a print seller, and carried on business at the Golden Lion in Fleet Street, London, where all his own works were published. His mezzotint plates include portraits of Lavinia Fenton, after John Ellys; George III, after Joseph Highmore; Chief Baron Parker; and John Wesley; also some fancy subjects after Boucher, Lancret, Rosalba, Correggio, and others. He engraved in line a set of ten views of Hampton Court and Kensington Palace, after Anthony Highmore, and some of Fontainebleau and Versailles, after Jean Rigaud. Some of the plates in Ball's Antiquities of Constantinople , 1729, are also by him. Tinney is now remembered as the master of the distinguished engravers William Woollett, Anthony Walker, and John Browne." ( DNB ) Cf. Dictionary of National Biography. Hand-coloured engraving, printed on laid paper backed with a 20th-century archival sheet. Very good condition apart from some light soiling, a 1/2" tear in the bottom margin, a small loss in the lower right-hand corner, and a few minor water stains in the right margin, one of which is just within the right platemark.

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      Stampa Archiepiscopale, Milano 1661 - Architecture; Geometry; woodcuts, Engravings; Folio 13" - 23" tal; (xii) 406 (vi) pages; {Architettura Civile Demostrativemente Proportionata et Accresciuta di Nuove Regole. } Plain vellum, probably original, backed with plain paper, later hand-lettered spine title. This book has been restored and conserved by David Donahue of Philadelphia. This consisted primarily of rebacking. A detailed Treatment Report from him is included. Custom made titled clamshell case [Fine]. Pages, complete with elaborate engraved extra allegorical title but lacking frontis engraved portrait, losses to front free blank leaf, text with several hundred geometricals worked into the text plus scattered engraved decorations and some textural plates. Text quite solid and clean, brief aging, several leaves folded at fore-edge margin to incorporate engraved designs which extend into margins. Berlin Katalog 589. Riccardi II, 222. Graesse V, 58. Not in Fowler and many other standard references. Quite scarce contemporary publication of Osio's simplified method for the construction of the orders of architecture through angles alone, without arithmetic divisions and without modules. Initially published in Milan in 1641 (of the greatest scarcity). In fact, any early editions are excessively difficult to encounter, for Osio represents a Neanderthal line of architectural reasoning. He was a principal source for the writings of Guarini, but his approach ultimately proved to be unproductive as architecture developed according to strict measured drawings based upon mathematics and other sciences. Imagine the Hoover Dam built in the method of the pyramids, with someone standing on an adjacent hill and giving instructions based on what he saw instead of relying on the physics of poured concrete, knowledge of the pressure of water, and an understanding of the geological features. WorldCat locates but 6 copies. AE locates none at auction. Architecture -- Architectural drawing. Architecture -- Domestic. Drawing -- TechniqueArchitectural orders. Geometry and geometrical drawing. Drawing -- Technique -- Materials. Proportion. Treatises , watermark (anchor? ) ; printed marginalia ; ill. Engravings and woodcuts ; woodcut decorated initials and ornaments ; engraved frontispiece with title. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sexti Julii Frontini, Viri Consularis, Quae Exstant

      Joannis á Waesberge, Amsterdam 1661 - Edited by Robert Keuchenius; printed by Pauli van den Houte in Harderwijk (Netherlands). [30], 416, [16] p.; 19 cm. Signatures: *-**8 A-DD8 (8vo). Contemporary full vellum with six gilt-ruled spine compartments. Gilt-tooled morocco spine label reading "Julius Frontinus" in the second compartment; "Amst. 1661" in ink in fifth compartment. Added engraved title page. Woodcut title vignette, decorated initials, and head and tail pieces. Armorial bookplate on front fixed endpaper of Gaddesden Library, Gaddesden Place in Hertfordshire, Eng., of the Halsey family. Sextus Julius Frontinus was the Roman military governor in Britain and in 95 AD was appointed superintendent of the aqueducts (curator aquarum) at Rome. Contents: Strategemata; Aquæductibus Urbis Romæ; De Re Agraria; Aggeni Urbici Commentarius; De Limitibus, a Petro Scriverio; De Coloniis Italiæ; Opera & Fragmenta Frontiniana. In Near Fine Condition: spine label rubbed and upper right-corner lacking; light wear, otherwise clean and bright.

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        Parys wie folche 1620 anzufehen gewefsen (Paris, France)

      Mathias Merian, Amsterdam 1661 - “Parys. 1620” Mathias Merian From Topographia Galliae Amsterdam: 1661 Copperplate engraving 16 3/4” x 35” Mathias Merian was one of the most prominent members of the leading print publishing family of 17th-century Germany, known throughout Europe for his engravings of cityscapes and landscapes, his scientific books, and his editions of the noted series of travel books, the “Great Voyages.” Born and trained in Basel, Switzerland, Merian joined the Frankfurt publishing house of Johann Theodor de Bry in 1616 and, the following year, he married de Bry’s daughter Maria Magdalena. Merian gained his greatest acclaim as head of the family publishing house following the death of his father-in-law in 1623. He rapidly and almost single-handedly built up the house to become one of the most important in Europe, etching most of the plates himself until about 1645, when he increasingly relied upon the help of a growing staff of assistants and pupils -- among them Wenceslaus Hollar, Rudolf and Conrad Meyer of Zurich, and his sons-in-law Christoph Le Blon and Melchior Kusel. His most famous pupil, however, would prove to be his daughter, Maria Sybillia Merian, a truly exceptional botanical artist of the early 18th century.

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        La vie de François, Seigneur de La Noue, dit Bras-de-Fer. Ou sont contenues quantité de choses mémorables, qui servent à l'éclaircissement de celles qui se sont passées en France & au Pays-Bas, depuis le commencement des troubles survenus pour la religion, jusques à l'an 1591

      Jean Elzevier, Leyde 1661 - In-4. [193 x 145 mm] Collation : (8), 368, (2) pp., 2 tableaux dépliants h.-t. Maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs ornés, encadrements dorés sur les plats avec armes dorées au centre, tranches dorées. (Reliure du XIXe, Chatelin.). First edition of the life of François de La Noue, called Bras-de-Fer, a famous Huguenot captain (1531-1591), who in 1569 in a battle near La Rochelle had lost his arm, latter replaced by an arm of iron. Fine copy with the arms of Robert d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres, who fought for the Union in the American Civil War, as aide-de-camp of General George B. McClellan, and then for France in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War. Première édition. Des faits et gestes du célèbre capitaine durant les guerres de religion. Le "Bayard protestant" avait perdu un bras au siège de La Rochelle. Une prothèse en fer lui permettait de tenir les rênes de son cheval. En apprenant la mort François de La Noue (1531-1591), Henri IV s'écria : "Nous perdons un grand homme de guerre et encore plus un grand homme de bien." Bel exemplaire, relié par Antoine Chatelin, aux armes du DUC DE CHARTRES. Intéressante provenance "guerrière". Robert d'Orléans (1840-1910), duc de Chartres, petit-fils de Louis-Philippe a eut une longue carrière militaire. Il a participé dans l'armée piémontaise aux guerres d'unification italiennes, puis aux États-Unis, à la guerre de Sécession, comme aide de camp du général George B. McClellan. Engagé volontaire, sous le pseudonyme de Robert Le Fort, pendant la guerre de 1870, il est devenu chef d'escadron dans l'armée de la Loire. Très bel exemplaire. Willems, 871. Brunet I, 250. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carnestolendas De Zaragoza, En Sus Tres Días.

      Agustín Verges, Zaragoza 1661 - Portada con escudo heráldico en el reverso - 1 h. y 132pp. Muy correcto ejemplar con alguna pequeña restauración casi invisible. Las páginas 6 y 7 han perdido algo de tintaje. Corto de margen superior pero siempre respetando la caja tipográfica. Buena encuadernación del siglo XX en fina piel verde jaspeada. Lomera con nervios, un tejuelo, y florones al oro. =Fray Benito Ruiz, más conocido por su seudónimo maestro Antolínez de Piedrabuena escritor dominico español del Siglo de Oro perteneciente al conceptismo. Por las obras que se conservan con su seudónimo, debió de haber vivido en Zaragoza. Escribió una novela alegórica en forma de sueño que alcanzó bastante éxito, "Universidad de Amor y Escuelas del interés. Verdades Soñadas o Sueño Verdadero". "Carnestolendas." es una novelita costumbrista que se caracteriza por sus rasgos satíricos y picarescos. En ella se describe la celebración, en las calles de Zaragoza, de las fiestas de los tres días de Carnaval que dieron comienzo el domingo veinte de marzo de 1660. El autor retrata la fiesta tradicional con todo su color local, narrando los actos que contiene el marco carnavalesco de Zaragoza a mediados del siglo XVII: ruidos, máscaras, risas, requiebros, disfraces, gritos, golpes, mojigangas, cantos, bailes, coros, canciones danzadas, batallas cómicas, torneos, carrozas engalanadas, coches con caballos enjaezados, galeras abrigadas con reposteros, carros triunfantes, etcñetera, incluido el sexo. Size: 8ºmenor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du Mareschal de Matignon, Govverneur et Lieutenant General pour le Roy en Guyenne. Avec tout ce qui s?est passé de plus memorable depuis la mort du Roy François I iusqu?à la fin des Guerres Civiles.

      - Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1661, 37 x 24 cm., p.e., retrato grabado en cobre ? 7 h. incluso portada a dos tintas ? 463 págs. incluso lámina grabada de la tumba de este Mariscal - árbol genealógico plegado ? 16 h. (En la pág. 379, nueva portada: Reflexions militaires, politiques, et morales, sur la vie et sur la mort du Mareschal de Matignon. Par M. de Cailliere. Buen ejemplar, con grandes márgenes). FRANCIA

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        The Most Accurate History of the ancient city, and famous cathedral of Canterbury. Being an Exact Description of all the rarities in that City, Suburbs, and Cathedral: together, with the Lives of all the Arch-Bishops of that See; illustrated with divers Maps andFfigures. Published by Will. Somner

      printed by VVilliam Godbid for Richard Thrale, London 1661 - [18], 516, [12] p., [2] folded plates, and a folding map of Canterbury, With an additional title page; The antiquities of Canterbury, dated 1640: First Edition , lacks rear board, may lack one plate, one of the plates, called a map representing the high altar at St Austins with the Chapells about it, is torn, both title pages and front free endpaper are loose, a little foxed, generally very clean , calf with raised bands , small quarto, page height 22 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sylva terminorum seu temporum iudicialium practicabilium ac usu frequentiorum auctore Carolo Caruso . Cum duplici indice locupletissimo

      apud Dominicum de Anselmo, Panormi ( Palermo ) 1661 - in 4° - pp.12nn + 488 + 64nn - Mezza pergamena - Frontespizio inciso - Testo in latino su due colonne in ottimo stato di coservazione - Tracce di restauro e segni a penna dell'epoca al frontespizio. Lievi segni dell'epoca alle pagine - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BIBEL, DAS IST DIE HEILIGE SCHRIFT ALTEN UND NEUEN TESTAMENTS, NACH DER UHRALTEN, GEMEINEN LATEINISCHEN, VON DER CATHOLISCHEN KIRCHEN BEWAHRTEN UND IN DERSELBIGEN BISSHERO ALLZEIT GEBRAUCHTEN VERSION, ODER UBERSETZUNG, AUF GNADIGSTEM BEFELCH UND Befurderung Des Hochwurdigsten in Gott Fursten Und Herrn / Herrn Johan Philipsen Des H. Stuls Zu Meintz Ertz-Bischoffs Dess H. Romischen Reichs Durch Germanien Etz-Cantzlers Und Churfurstens Bischoffs Zu Wurtzburgs Und Herzogs in Francken. Unsers Gnadiste

      Nuremberg: Wie Auch Bey Balthasar Christoph Wusten in Franckfurt. Fair. 1661-1662. Hardcover. 9" x 11.5" x 4.75". Bibel, das ist die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der uhralten, gemeinen Lateinischen, von der Catholischen Kirchen bewahrten und in derselbigen bisshero allzeit gebrauchten Version, oder Ubersetzung, auf Gnadigstem Befelch und Befurderung des Hochwurdigsten in Gott Fursten und Herrn / Herrn Johan Philipsen des H. Stuls zu Meintz Ertz-Bischoffs dess H. Romischen Reichs durch Germanien Etz-Cantzlers und Churfurstens Bischoffs zu Wurtzburgs und Herzogs in Francken. Unsers Gnadistens Herrns von etlichen der heiligen Schoofft gelehrten und Teutscher Sprach erfahrnen darzu verordneten Personen treulich verteutscht. 1725 pages as follows: Old Testament, 963 pps, 1662; The Prophet, 398 pps. 1661; New Testament, 364 pps, 1661. Blind-stamped full leather over wood boards with raised bands. Front board is detached. Upper portion of spine also detaching. Loss of material can be seen at foot of spine and along bottom edge of rear cover. Rear cover displays mild rippling with several small holes. Boards and spine are straight. Preliminary pages before index, including frontispiece and title page, are detached and laid-in. Binding is otherwise tight. Pages exhibit foxing throughout. Text is in double columns. Illustrated with a full page woodcut frontispiece for every chapter; 10+ full page woodcut plates of prophets and other figures, 3 full page hand-colored portraits, a double-page plate, headpieces and tailpieces, and hundreds of 2.5" x 3.5" vignettes. Engravings are by German Baroque painter Joachim von Sandrart (1606-1688) and I. F. Fleischberger based on works by G. Strauch. ; 1725 pages .

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        LE NOUVEAU TESTAMENT DE NOSTRE SEIGNEUR JESUS-CHRIST. De la traduction des Docteurs de Louvain. [bound with] LES EPISTRES DE S. PAUL, de la traduction des Docteurs de Louvain:. 2 volumes in 1,

      Paris: 1 chez George Josse. 2 de l'imprimerie d'Est Maucroy 1661 - 8vo, (120x64mm), [4],403; 315p. title-page of the first named title in red and black with engraved vignette, a small hole (without textual loss) in the final leaf of the second named title. Modern morocco, rather crudely executed. Please note that the advised postage is based on an average book, if necessary the postage will be reduced to the correct amount and you will be notified by email.

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        L'OFFICE De La SEMAINE SAINCTE CorrigŽ de nouueau par le commandem du Roy conformement au breviaire et missel de nostre S. P. le Pape Vrbain VIII

      Paris:: Chez Anthoine Ruette,. 1661.. 8vo. 7-3/8" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus. [2], 468 pp. Text printed in red & black.. Full deep maroon morocco binding, attributed to Antoine Ruette, decorated with gilt stamped fleurs-des-lis & Crowned "L"s. AEG. Marbled paper paste-downs.. Modest binding wear, with front joint starting at top 1.5".. Bookplate of Lucius Wilmergding. No free eps. Title leaf beginning. to detach. Catalogue description [Wilmerding Sale, 1951] affixed to. rear paste-down, wherein this book is described. Withal, a VG copy.. Engraved title leaf. 3 copperplates (included in pagination). Tailpieces.

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        Processionarium Sacri Ordinus Praedicatorum Auctoritate Apostolica Approbarum Reverendissimi P F Io. B. De Marinis.

      Nic Angelum Tinassiu, Romae 1661 - One inch at base of spine just in from the rear hinge worm; Small 8vo; Contemporary smooth brown leather, 5 raised bands, edges of boards and spine panels outlined with three blind rules, two brass tipped leather straps, all edges red, all leaves present including blanks, engraved title page, [6], 424, [4], 291, [5]p., music, indices, printed in red and black. **"Summa Privilegii Regis Christianissimi. Ludovicus XIV. Dei gratia Galliarum & Nauarrae Rex Christianissimus.," Paris 28. April 1653. **SECOND TITLE: Clavis Cantus Ecclesiastici seu Modus Intonandi, et Cantandi Inuitatoria, Psalmos, Antiphonas, Responsoria, Versiculos, Lectiones, Epistolas, Evangelia, Passionem, Lamentationes, & alia precipua, quae passim occurrunt in Officio Diuino cantanda. Fr. Io. Basptista de Marinis. Romae, Typis Nicolai Angeli Tinassi. 1661. Good+ damaged, both ends of spine have shallow cracks, boards show slightly at fore-corners, one strap lacks a half inch of top-grain, minor stains at end-papers, else tight clean and attractive. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discoveries of the Day Dawning to the Jewes. Whereby they may know in what state they shall inherit the riches and glory of Promise.

      printed for Thomas Simmons, at the sign of the Bull and Mouth near Aldersgate, London 1661 - 14 pages (page 2 is blank verso of title page; page 14 is blank verso of last leaf). Signed: Johan, in Hebrew characters. 4°. 15, [1] p.; 19 cm. References: Wing (2nd ed.); P1615 Scans available upon request. Jews Conversion to Christianity Society of Friends. Signatures: A-B4. PERROT, JOHN (d. 1671?), Quaker sectary, born in Ireland, was possibly descended, though not legitimately, from Sir John Perrot [q. v.], lord-deputy "of Ireland. It is hardly likely that he was the John Perrot fined 2,000/. in the Star-chamber on 27 Jan. 1637, and arraigned before the court of high commission on 14 and 21 Nov. 1639 (Cal. State Papers, Dom. 1636-7 p. 398, 1639-40 pp. 271, 277). Before 1656 Perrot joined the Quakers, and was preaching in Limerick. The next year he started, with the full authority of the Quaker body and at its expense, with one John Love, also an Irishman, on a mission to Italy, avowedly to convert the pope. Perrot passed through Lyons, and on 12 Aug. 1657 he was at Leghorn. There he wrote a treatise concerning the Jews, and both travellers were examined by the inquisition and dismissed. In September, diverging from their original route, they reached Athens, whence Perrot wrote an' Address to the People called Baptists in Ireland.' A manuscript copy is in the library of Devonshire House. He also wrote an epistle to the Greeks from ' Egripos,' that is the island of Negroponte (now called Eubcea). Returning to Venice, he interviewed the doge in his palace, and presented him with books and an address, afterwards printed. A work dated from the Lazaretto in Venice indicates either that he had fallen ill or was in prison. On arriving in Rome, probably in 1658, Perrot and Love commenced preaching against the Romish church, and were arrested. Love suffered the tortures of the inquisition and died under them. Perrot, whose zeal knew no bounds, was more appropriately sent to a madhouse, where he was allowed some liberty and wrote numerous books, addresses, and epistles. These he was suffered to send to England to be printed, and many of them appeared before his release; His detention excited much sympathy in England. Samuel Fisher (1605-1655) [q.v.], John Stubbs, and other Friends went to Rome in 1660 to procure his freedom. Two other Friends, Charles Bayley and Jane Stokes, also unsuccessfully attempted it, Bayley being imprisoned at Bordeaux on the way out. Some account of his experiences he contributed to Perrot's 'Narrative,' 1661. In May 1661 Perrot was released; but on his return to London he was received with some coldness. He was accused of extravagant behaviour while abroad. Fox and others condemned the papers issued by him from Rome, one of which propounded that the removal of the hat during prayer in public was a formal superstition, incompatible with the spiritual religion professed by Quakers. This notion gained ground rapidly, and was adopted for a time by Thomas Ell wood [q.v.] and Benjamin Furly [q. v.] ; but Fox at once attacked 'it in a tract issued in 1661 (Journal, ed. 1765, p. 332). Perrot was unconvinced, although many of his friends soon forsook him. He was indefatigable in preaching his opinions in various parts of England or Ireland, and attracted large audiences. He was arrested, with Luke Howard (1621-1699) [q. v.], at a meeting at Canterbury on 28 Aug. 1661, and again at the Bull and Mouth, Aldersgate Street, on a Sunday in June 1662, when he was brought before Sir Richard Browne (d. 1669) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Sieur d'Argenton

      A Paris : Chez Iean Dhourry 1661 - Dernier edition. Physical description [24],765,[19]p. ; 16cm (12mo). Notes; Added engraved title page. Title page ornament; initials; head-pieces. Subject; Louis XI, King of France, 1423-1483 - Early works to 1800. Charles VIII, King of France, 470-1498 - Early works to 1800. France - History - House of Valois, 1328-1589 - Early works to 1800. Medicine. Other names Houry, Jean d'. Language; French. Associate reference; Brunet ii, 191. 0 Kg. 765 pp.

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        Les Memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Sieur D'Argenton, Derniere Edition

      Antoine de Sommaville; L'Imprime Aleide, Paris 1661 - 24mo. Leather Hardcover, 1661. Derniere Edition. xx + 765pp + (16). With Text is in French. Bound in brown leather; heavily worn with peeling edges. Top layer of backstrip removed. Joints and hinges are badly cracked, though the textblock is sturdy. Speckling/soiling along all edges. Pages are toned and mildly foxed. Closed tear on p.83. Front endpapers have previous owner notation; ffep loose. Considered an important historical resource, the writings and memoirs of Philippe de Commines provides great insight into the workings of the 15th century French royalty, most notably the reign of Louis XI, to whom he was an advisor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Terra de Hochelaga Nella Nova Francia

      Venice 1661 - Giovanni Battista Ramusio La Terra de Hochelaga Nella Nova Francia 12 1/2" x 15 1/4" Woodblock Engraving Venice, 1661 $6,500

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