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2015-10-07 19:11:22
1661. Pp. (xvi), 255, 254-286, 285-385, (3). Contemporary full calf, flat spine decorated in gilt, expertly restored. With gilt armorial stamp of Jacques-Auguste II de Thou on covers (combined with the arms of Gasparde la Chastre, his second wife). Armorial ink stamp on title page. Occasionally some waterstaining and browning. Final leaf (with index) repaired with loss of a few letters on its recto. First edition of this account of the Madura mission by an Italian jesuit. Giancinto de Magistris (1605-68), served in the province of Malabar, and returned to Rome to report to the papacy on the revolt of the St. Thomas Christians of the Serra. Carayon 994. De Backer-Sommervogel V, 313. See Olivier 216, 8 for the arm of Jacques-Auguste II de Thou (1609-77). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB) [Stockholm, Sweden]
2015-09-26 02:19:50
An extensive collection of compilations of Parliamentary legislation published during the quarter century reign of Charles II and thereafter, all rare, including the Act of Uniformity, the Licensing Act, the Habeas Corpus Act, and much in addition. Twenty works in nine volumes, six in contemporary calf (one rebacked), three in modern bindings, some showing wear, but all sound; the Taussig copies. Printed, by John Bill and Christopher Barker [imprints vary], London, 1661-85.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2015-09-21 12:04:37
Ignatius a Jesus.
Rome, typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1661.. Small 4to. (2), 60 pp. Modern contemporary-style ivory vellum, handwritten title on spine.. Extremely rare first edition of this precious Persian grammar printed in Rome on the presses of the "Propaganda Fide". The third work of this kind, preceded only by those of Louis de Dieu (Leiden 1639) and of Greaves (London 1649). Willems notes that G. B. Raimondi, as early as 1614, produced a grammar in Rome for the use of missionaries which remained virtually unknown in the west, but this existed only in manuscript. The grammars of Greaves and of the present author were both "largely based on De Dieu" (Smitskamp). - Ignazio di Gesu (Carlo Leonelli) was a 17th century Italian missionary. He "belonged to the Order of Discalced Carmelites, and preached the Gospel in Turkey, Asia Minor, Armenia, and Persia, where he stayed over a long period. He especially tried to convert to the Catholic faith the so-called sectarians of Saint John (in eastern Mendai). He returned to Rome in 1650" (cf. Hoefer). An account of his travels was included in the collection of Thevenot. His present small work, though not the work of an orientalist nor indeed a scholar, is still a true grammar based on elements collected during the author's journeys. - Some light foxing and browning as common, slight abrasion on title (vignette very slightly affected), lacks final blank leaf. Old library shelfmark in ink to title. A very good copy. - Brunet III, 405. Schwab 863. Smitskamp 310 c.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2015-08-27 20:49:02
APOLLONIUS Pergaeus and ARCHIMEDES (attributed to)
Florence, Giuseppe Cocchini, 1661. Folio (348 x 230 mm), pp [xxxvi] 415 [1, blank], with numerous woodcut diagrams in text, title in red and black, correction slips pasted on pp 300, 312 and 352; a very clean, crisp, large-paper copy in contemporary Italian brown morocco, gilt fillets and panels on sides and gilt-panelled spine, gilt edges. First edition, a beautifully bound, large-paper copy, of books V-VII of the Conics, the most original parts of Apollonius's treatise on conic sections. Books I-IV were translated and published in 1537, and at the time it was believed that the remaining books were lost. 'In the first half of the seventeenth century the Medici family acquired an Arabic manuscript containing Books V-VII of Apollonius's Conics, which had been lost up to that time. In 1658, with the help of the Maronite scholar Abraham Ecchellensis, Giovanni Borelli prepared an edited Latin translation of the manuscript, which was published three years later. This was a valuable addition to the mathematical knowledge of the time, for whereas Books I-IV of the Conics dealt with information already known to Apollonius's predecessors, Books V-VII were largely original. Book V discusses normals to conics and contains Apollonius's proof for the construction of the evolute curve; Book VI treats congruent and similar conics and segments of conics; Book VII is concerned with propositions about inequalities between various functions of conjugate diameters' (Norman catalogue).'The fifth book reveals better than any other the giant intellect of its author. Difficult questions of maxima … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: WP Watson Antiquarian Books [London, United Kingdom]
2015-08-23 15:02:32
(Dahlberg, Erik):
Paris & Stockholm 1661-1716. Folio oblong. (320 x 403 mm). 13 + (1) s. 353 kobberstukne plansjer. (på 332 blad) inneholder 3 tittelblad, portretter, karter, våpenskjold og prospekter. Bundet i et nært samtidig helskinnbind med 6 opphøyde bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Gull bordyre på for- og bakperm. Gjennomgående svakt fuktskjoldet langs nedre marg (berører ikke billedflaten). Ca 100 plansjer svakt ormhullet ved indre nedre marg (berører ikke billedflaten). Litt sprukket i ytre fremre fals.. 3 volumes in one. Oblong folio (320 x 403 mm). 13 + (1) pp. 353 engraved plates (on total 332 plates), including 3 title-pages, portraits, maps, armorial plates and views). Near contemporary full calf with six raised bands. Red leather label. Spine richly gilt. Covers with gilt border. Light dampstaining in lower margins, small amount of worming at foot of inner margin of approximately 100 plates
Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat
2015-08-19 20:02:12
Printed by E. Alsop and Robert Wood. London. 1661. Small 4to. (7.4 x 5.7 inches). vi,311pp. Decorative initial letters. A crisp and clean copy with good strong print impressions throughout. In contemporary full tan calf binding with double blind ruled panels, decorated with small curled corner designs, to the boards. Spine ruled in blind. Neat previous owner's bookplate (dated 1781) on the inside front board, directly on the card as the pastedown endpapers are not stuck to the boards, but are present. Neat previous owner's name written on the first front blank free endpaper. Boards a bit rubbed and bumped but still a very good copy in a nice early binding.
Bookseller: Paul Foster Books
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2015-08-16 13:39:57
Aston, Robert
One of two variant first editions of Aston's book of entries, so-called because taken from the entries of the clerks upon the plea rolls, a species called by Dr. Baker "replete with learning which . . . the legal historian ignores at his cost". Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, light browning, else a very good copy with ample margins, the Taussig copy; with "Precedents" in the title. Printed for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and John Place [etc.], London, 1661.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2015-08-12 12:43:26
WIETZEL, Lurainz (transl.) (born 1627):
Basel, Joh. Jacob Genath, 1661,. sm. in-8vo, 17 leaves (of 18, title page lacking) + 718 p. (of 726: p. 675-676, p. 695-696 and 719-722 are missing) + 6 leaves (Register) + 5 and a half leaves (of 9, so 3 and a half leaves missing incl. last page of errata), preliminary leaves partly loose, some leaves with small marg. tear repaired, chipping to margins of some of the leaves, p. 609-610 and 615-618 corner torn off with small loss of text, p. 677-678 border torn off with small loss of text, 689-694 with tear, some staining, browning and other traces of use, bookblock loosening from covers, no final end leaf, many hw. notes on front end leaf and some notes on inside of book covers, calf over wooden boards and raised bands, blindstamped decoration fading, rubbing and bumping, corners scraped, hinges starting to split, two copper clasps.. Very rare first edition of a Swiss-Ladin translation by Lurainz Wietzel (language spoken in the Engadin, canton of Grisons)."A metrical version of the Psalter, with certain Canticles and Hymns, and with musical notation prepared by Lurainz Wietzel, of Zuz, ... The Psyalter was based on the popular German Psalmbook, prepared by A. Lobwasser.Collation by Darlow & M.: Preliminary matter, including title, translator's preface (dated "1668", apparently by mistake for 1660) (or for 1661) and note, approbation, and commendatory verses, etc., 18 ff. text, with musical notation, 726 p.; followed by a table of Psalms and Canticles (6 ff.). a short introduction to music and singing, and a list of errata.A second editon was published iun 1733, a 3rd editi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.
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2015-08-11 18:23:26
BLONDEL, David.:
London, printed by T(homas) R(oycroft) for the author, also of the books now extant under their names, and the errours crept into Christian religion, from the impostures contained therein, particularly, concerning the state of the just, and unjust after death. ... Englished by J. Davies. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 1661. Folio, 285 x 185 mm, 11¼ x 7¼ inches, pages: (4), 293, (7), headpieces and decorated initials to chapter headings, bound in full contemporary calf, blind - tooled border to covers, rebacked in lighter leather, gilt rules and original gilt lettered label to spine, new endpapers. Covers slightly marked, small scrape to leather on lower cover, engraved armorial bookplate preserved on front pastedown (Thomas Fuller M.D. (1634 - 1734) physician and preacher who published a compilation of proverbs entitled Gnomologia), 1 page has small pale ink stain, just affecting 1 word, 1 small corner tip torn off, otherwise text clean and binding tight and firm. A very good copy. DAVID BLONDEL (1591 - 1655), was a French Protestant clergyman, historian and classical scholar. In 1650 he succeeded G. J. Vossius in the professorship of history at Amsterdam. His works were very numerous; in some of them he showed a remarkable critical faculty, as in his dissertation on Pope Joan (1647, 1657), in which he came to the conclusion, now universally accepted, that the whole story is a mere myth. Considerable Protestant indignation was excited against him on account of this book. His work on the Sibyls of classical times was first published in French in 1649. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.
2015-07-23 16:59:35
Hippocrates ; Johann Conrad Dieterich
Balthasar. Kühnen, 1661. [2] Bl., 160 S., [1] Bl., 1555 S. Pergamenteinband der Zeit auf sechs Bünden mit Ziffernsignatur auf dem Rücken von alter Hand. Nachgedunkelt, hinterer Deckel fleckig, vorderer Deckel mit längerer Kratzspur und kleineren Wurmlöchlein. Seiten teilweise (wasser)fleckig, Vorsätze und Titelblatt mit Wurmfraß. Umlaufender Blauschnitt. Vgl. VD17. Eine erste Ausgabe beider Schriften erschien jeweils in Gießen 1655 respektive 1656. Johann Conrad Dieterich, in Butzbach als einer von drei Brüdern 1612 geboren und 1667 in Gießen verstorben, war ein Philologe, Archivar und Bibliothekar. In die Wirren des Dreißigjährigen Krieges hineingeboren besuchte er anfangs die Schule in Butzbach um später in Ulm aufs Gymnasium zu gehen, welches von seinem Onkel D. Conrad Dieterich geleitet wurde. Nach der Ernennung seines Vaters zum Superintendenten zu Gießen (zuvor Pastor in Butzbach), ging Joh. Conr. auf das Pädagogium in Marburg und danach alsbald auf die Universität daselbst. In Marburg studierte er ab 1627 mit Fleiß die Philosophie, Philologie und Theologie unter Anleitung von Theodor Vietor, Feuerborn, Steuber und Men. Hannecken. 1630 erfolgte ein Wechsel nach Straßburg wo er Joh. Schmidt, Dorchen, Notter und Dannhauer hörte sowie sich bei Bernegger in den schönen Wissenschaften übte. Von 1634 in Jena Major, Gerhard und Himmel hörend. Durch den Krieg sowie den Tod des Vaters kam er 1635 wieder zurück nach Gießen/Marburg. Inzwischen wechselte er vom Hauptfach Theologie zur Kultur der Griechischen und Orientalischen Sprachen, deren Altertümer und Historie. Vor allem … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Wolter [Hardegsen OT Gladebeck, Germany]
2015-07-18 20:10:23
CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Amsterdam & Leiden: Elzevier & Hackius, 1661. Full-Leather. Good. 51, 1339 p. + index. Engraved title page. Covers scuffed, corners bumped, hole in spine head and tear in tail. Additional pasted-on spine label reads "Cicero's Works in Latin P. Amersterdam 1661". Title page has minor ink marks and first few pages have ink blot on top corners. Minor staining, foxing and a few small ink jots throughout with some dampstains to inner margins pp. 686-745 approximately. Page 471 repaired with tape. Cracked at pp. 736-737. Cicero's name has been written on the edge of the text block. The writings of Cicero - Roman orator, lawyer, politician and philosopher extraordinaire - assembled into one volume. Latin text.
Bookseller: Attic Books
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2015-07-03 21:06:16
Hippocrates ; Johann Conrad Dieterich
Ulm Balthasar. Kühnen 1661. [2] Bl., 160 S., [1] Bl., 1555 S. Pergamenteinband der Zeit auf sechs Bünden mit Ziffernsignatur auf dem Rücken von alter Hand. Nachgedunkelt, hinterer Deckel fleckig, vorderer Deckel mit längerer Kratzspur und kleineren Wurmlöchlein. Seiten teilweise (wasser)fleckig, Vorsätze und Titelblatt mit Wurmfraß. Umlaufender Blauschnitt. Dieterich war Professor, Klassischer Philologe, Bibliothekar, Archivar, Historiker.. Gut
Bookseller: Antiquariat Dennis Wolter - Einzeluntern
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2015-06-07 16:18:12
Zwinner, Electus
München Bey Johann Wagnern Buchhandlern (J. Wagner) 1661,. 660 S., 8° (27 x 20 cm), OLeder. 1 Titelkupfer, 1 Titel, 12 Blätter (Dedicatio, Vorrede), 660 Seiten (paginiert), 35 Blätter (Register). Mit 17 Kupfertafeln. Von den 3 gefalteten Tafeln ist die erste Tafel nur zur Hälfte im Buch. Die 3. gefaltete Tafel ist am unteren Schnitt überstandig, daher ist der untere Rand mit Läsuren. Zustand außen: Ecken und Kanten stark berieben. Rücken mit Lederfehlstellen oben und unten. Leder brüchig. Innen gesamt sauber und ohne Stockflecken. Bindung fest. Der Preis berücksichtigt den Zustand.
Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH
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2015-05-23 13:46:47
Della Valle, Pietro.
Venice, Paolo Baglioni, 1661-1664.. 12mo. 4 vols. (40), 670 pp. (2) ff. (1 blank), 734, (34) pp., (2) ff. (1 blank), 792, (18) pp. 756, (24) pp. Contemp. limp vellum with ms. spine titles; all edges of vol. 2 sprinkled in red.. Early duodecimo reprint edition of Della Valle's complete "Viaggi", published while the first complete edition was still under the press. Della Valle's account is highly sought after as one of the earliest printed sources for the early history of Dibba, the coastal region at the northeastern tip of the United Arab Emirates, today ruled by the Emirates of Fujairah and of Sharjah. - Pietro della Valle (1586-1652) left Venice in 1614 on a pilgrimage to Palestine, proceeding to Baghdad and then into Persia, where he married and sojourned in the court of Shah Abbas. While staying with the Sultan of Bandar Abbas, he "met the son of the ruler of Dibba who was visiting. From this he learned that Dibba had formerly been subject to the kingdom of Hormuz, but was at that time loyal to the Safavids who in 1623 sent troops to Dibba, Khor Fakkan and other ports on the southeast coast of Arabia in order to prepare for a Portuguese counter-attack following their expulsion from Hormuz (Jarun). In fact, the Portuguese under Ruy Freire were so successful that the people of Dibba turned on their Safavid overlords, putting them all to death, whereupon a Portuguese garrison of 50 men was installed at Dibba. More Portuguese forces, however, had to be sent to Dibba in 1627 as a result of an Arab revolt. Curiously, two years later the Portuguese proposed moving part of the M … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2015-05-16 12:12:50
Berquen, Robert de.
Paris, C. Lambin, 1661.. 4to. (12), 112 pp. With engr. portrait frontispiece of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans and numerous pretty woodcut initials and tailpieces. Contemp. richly gilt calf, leading edges and spine gilt (tiny defect to upper spine-end and hinge). Marbled pastedowns.. First edition of this rare work on precious stones and pearls found in the East and West Indies, written by a Parisian "marchand orphevre". Dedicated to "La Grande Mademoiselle" Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans, Duchess of Montpensier and niece of Louis XIII, with her finely engraved portrait by L. Boissevin (which, according to Graesse, is frequently lacking). This "very early, and important treatise on gemstones, gold & silver" (Sinkankas) includes a chapter dedicated exclusively to pearls, a subject with which the author was especially familiar (cf. ibid.), and the Persian Gulf is stated as one of the main locations of pearl fishing: "on pesche les perles en divers endroits du monde. Dans le Golfe Persique, principalement aux environs de l'Isle d'Ormus & Bassora: aupres de Baroyn [i.e., Bahrain], Catiffa, Iuffa, Camaron, & autres lieux de ce Golfe [...]" (p. 74). "The first chapter attempts to reconcile differing views of various writers, as cited by Berquen, on the origin of gemstones and precious metals, with following chapters taking up the principal gemstones, and some minor ones, as diamond, sapphire, topaz, ruby, spinel, emerald, amethyst, aquamarine, hyacinth, opal, chrysolite, iris, vermeille, garnets, carnelian, turquoise, quartz varieties, pearl, coral and amber, and lastly, a chapter on g … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2015-05-14 18:15:27
KIRCHER, Athanasius
Roma: Vitale Mascardi, 1661. First Edition of One of the Rarest of Athanasius Kircher's Books "Post-Vesuvius Crosses" KIRCHER, Athanasius. Diatribe de prodigiosi Crucibus: quae tam supra vestes hominum, quam res alias, non pridem post vltimum incendium Vesuuij Montis Neapoli Comparuerunt. Roma: Vitale Mascardi, 1661. First edition. Small octavo (6 1/2 x 4 1/16 inches; 164 x 103 mm). [viii], 103, [1, blank] pp., one fold-out plate. Roman and italic type. Woodcut initials, head- tailpieces. Nineteenth century full vellum, spine lettered in manuscript. Slight burn mark affecting 1/4 x 1/2 inch of top blank margin of last three leaves of text and rear endleaves (not affecting any text). Later endpapers with original marbled endpapers bound in. An excellent copy of a very rare book. Housed in a fleece-lined half black morocco clamshell case. "During 1661 a further work was published by Kircher which brought a refreshingly rational approach to a problem worrying the people of Naples. Mysterious crosses had been appearing on clothing and all manner of fabrics. In this Diatribe de prodigiosis crucibus Kircher proved that the suspected indication of heavenly wrath was little more than the presence in the air around Vesuvius-dominated Naples of minute specks of volcanic ash, settling on the texture of woven cloth." (John Fletcher. A study of the life and works of Athanasius Kircher, p. 51). One of the rarest of all works in first edition by Kircher and near impossible to find in the marketplace, Diatribe de Prodigiosis Crucibus "attempts to explain the uncanny appearance of crosses o … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. [US]
2015-04-21 19:04:07
Opera completa in due tomi raccolti in unico volume. Seconda edizione. Cm.24,5x19,5. Pg.(20), XCVI, 752, 76. Ottima legatura coeva in piena pergamena con elementi decorativi impressi ai piatti. Titoli manoscritti al dorso a sei nervature. Opera adorna di 48 tavole ripiegate, contenenti figure geometriche e astronomiche (una da collocarsi nella Prefazione e 46 numerate, la n°XIX è doppia) e cinque a soggetto gnomonico. Una bella tavola incisa su rame da G.Seiller all'antiporta. Ai due frontespizi piccole vignette calcografiche incise da Chopy su bozzetti di De Poilly. Ulteriore incisione calcografica di Seiller all'inizio della dedicatoria. Alcuni cartigli e capilettera. Esemplare in condizioni di notevole freschezza, ottimamente conservato. Si tratta del principale, fondamentale testo di astronomia, matematica e gnomonica di David Gregory (Aberdeen, 1661 - 1708), docente a Oxford e Edinburgh, nipote del matematico scozzese Jacopo Gregory e amico personale di Isaac Newton. L'Opera, basata proprio sulle teorie newtoniane, vide la luce la prima volta nel 1702 ed è qui in seconda edizione. Di particolare interesse la presenza nell'Appendice, con numerazione araba, della prima ristampa della "Astronomiae Cometicae Synopsis" di Edmund Halley, in cui l'Autore prevede il ciclo della cometa che avrebbe assunto poi il suo nome, oltre al trattato di gnomonica.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera
2015-04-08 11:09:55
(BINDING, Maria Theresa)
Paris: par la Compagnie de Libraires, 1661. 5 engraved plates, 3 full-page illustrations to text. [iv], 832 (of ?) pp, incomplete at end. Text in French and Latin, ruled in red throughout. 12mo. Contemporary maroon morocco, covers stamped in gilt with repeating crowned monogram and arms of MARIA THERESA OF SPAIN AS QUEEN OF FRANCE, spine stamped in gilt with monogram in 6 compartments, a.e.g. Front joint just starting, small tear to title-page, scattered staining to text. Bookplate. 5 engraved plates, 3 full-page illustrations to text. [iv], 832 (of ?) pp, incomplete at end. Text in French and Latin, ruled in red throughout. 12mo. This 17th-century printing of the Office of the Holy Week, following the Roman Missal and Breviary is striking because of its royal French binding for Maria Theresa of Spain as Queen of France. Olivier 2506, stamps 1 & 4 (for binding)
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [US]
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2015-04-03 10:49:06
Two rare works marking the evolution of one of the foremost constitutional debates of the seventeenth century, as Parliament granted Charles II these two important subsidies for his life, in contrast to the much circumscribed grants formerly made. Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, rebacked, portions of the original spine laid down, the Taussig copy; three and two copies in ESTC respectively. Printed by Chr. Barker [and] Printed Anno Dom., London, 1661 & 1663.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2015-03-31 14:59:41
Remmelin, Johann
Augsburg: Gedruckt durch Johann Schultes Buchtrucker / In verlegung Johann Gorlin Buchh?ndlers in Ulm, 1661. 22pp. With engraved title page and 3 engraved anatomical charts. All page out of binding with contemporary front and rear boards (worn, stained and surface peeled). All edge of each page chipped, worn, darkened and sl.torn. Upper edge and margin of bottom edge of title page missing. Tears of title page are repaired on verso. Margin of pp.1-2 light stained caused by liquid spilled. Upper edge of pp.3-7 and lower side of p.8 light stained. Margin of pp.14, 20 and 21 repaired. Right side of p.18 and left side of p.21 repaired and some letters missing. Some piece of paper pasted on charts of 'female and male' and 'male'. 'female' chart partly light stained. 2 parts of 'male' chart pasted on verso of rear board. Ex-libris on rear paste down and a small numbering label on rear board. 49x33.5cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Ogawa Tosho,Ltd. ABAJ, ILAB [Chiyoda-ku, TOKYO, Japan]
2015-03-09 20:27:13
Dümler, Wolfgang Jacob.
Nürnberg, Endter Erben, 1661.. (16,5 x 9,5 cm). (30) 477 (16) S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 26 (1 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit mit 2 Schließbändern.. Erste illustrierte Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen Handbuchs; gegenüber der Ausgabe von 1651 um 300 Seiten und die Abbildungen vermehrt. - "Die Schrift handelt in 20 Kapiteln vom Obstgarten, dem Pflanzen, Pflegen und Peltzen der Bäume, vom Ungeziefer und deren Vertilgung, zählt die wichtigsten Obstsorten auf und bringt einen Anhang über das Wetter" (Güntz). Weiter sind Kapitel über Palmen, Rosen und die Herstellung von Wünschelruten enthalten. Das letzte Kapitel handelt von "dem Papyrried", d.h. der Geschichte und Herstellung des Papiers und anderer Schreibmaterialien. - Die Tafeln zeigen Obstbäume, Sträucher und Zierpflanzen, darunter auch exotische, sowie auf der Falttafel einige Gartengeräte. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Einband gering berieben. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - Wimmer, Dt. Gartenbücher S. 94; vgl. Güntz I, 161 (Ausg. 1651); nicht bei Dochnahl
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber
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2015-02-20 07:34:40
Böckler, Georg Andreas.
Nürnberg, Gerhard für Fürst, (1661).. (34 x 22 cm). (10) 68 S. Mit gestochenem Titel und 154 Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses klassischen Werkes über Mühlenbaukunst. Es basiert auf den Werken von Strada und Ramelli. Die hervorragenden Kupfer stammen teilweise von B. Schwan und E. Kiefer und zeigen die verschiedensten Mühlentypen, Wasserhebewerke und Feuerspritzen. Besonders erwähnenswert ist die von H. Hautsch 1655 neu entwickelte Feuerspritze mit ununterbrochenem Wasserstrahl sowie die sehr frühe Darstellung einer Flügelradturbine. Böckler beschreibt bei den Mühlen auch den Typ der trockenen Wassermühlen und ein durch archimedische Schrauben angetriebenes Perpetuum mobile. - Titel mit verstärktem unteren Rand. Die ersten beiden Blätter mit sehr schwachem Wasserrand. Vereinzelt minimal gebräunt. Insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes und vollständiges Exemplar mit Kupfern in kräftigen Abdrucken
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber
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2015-02-16 13:28:27
[Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp (1607-1658)]
Nürnberg: 1661. 8vo (155 x 92 mm). Collation: ):(8 2):(8 3):(8; Aa-Zz Aaa-Zzz8 Aaaa-Cccc8 (Cccc8 blank). [32], 16; ?"751?" [i.e., 753], [29] pp., one blank leaf. Additional engraved title (on first leaf of first quire), 5 engraved plates, woodcut diagram of a stylus in text (p. 416). A good copy; inkstains in quire Gg, binding soiled Contemporary vellum, ms. title on backstrip. Provenance: early ?coded inscription on front free endpaper (+ERO+WERO+OPE25); Rohrhalden (Rottenburg), Pauline Hermits, inscription on engraved title dated 1714; Harrison Gray Otis, 19th-century bookplate. *** Second edition or issue of ?"Part 2?" of Harsdörffer?'s popular Teutsche Secretarius. Ostensibly a Briefsteller or guide to letter-writing, Harsdörffer?'s vast work contains a wealth of information on 17th-century German mores, social relations, gender roles, superstitions, politics, history and literature. It includes commercial briefs and letters to and from individuals of various social stations and/or official positions, a section devoted to praise of and letters to women (some in rhyme), letters for ceremonies (weddings, funerals, etc.) and for events necessitating epistolary repair (e.g., an apology for one?'s drunkenness), a section on the German language, and a final part containing examples of ?"philosophical?" letters, each a polished essay on a different topic, including (inter alia) chastity, crying, hand gestures, laughter, servility, trickery, poison, and virtues and vices of men and animals. Four of the five plates show sign language for deaf-mutes (108 different signs); the fi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Musinsky Rare Books, Inc.
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2015-02-15 14:23:25
Great Britain; Justices of the Peace
1661. Justice Restored [Great Britain]. [Justices of the Peace]. Justice Restored: Or a Guid for His Majestie's Justices of the Peace, Both in Sessions, And Out of Sessions; According to the Antient Laws of the Kingdom. Aamended, And Enlarged. London: Printed by Th. Roycroft, for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place, 1661. [xxiv], 96, 95-158, [8] pp. First leaf blank. Error in paging, page numbers 95 and 96 reversed, text complete and in order. 12mo. (5-1/2" x 3"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind rules and later lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, binding varnished. Moderate rubbing to extremities, small scuff to front board, a few nicks to rear board, corners bumped and lightly worn. Typographical head-pieces, a few woodcut decorated initials. Light toning to text, minor tears to a few leaves, some edgewear to title page, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, stamps to edges and endleaves, small perforated stamp to title page. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Second edition. As its title suggests, this formbook from the early years of the Restoration aimed to "reduce the Warrants, and Recognizances, Process, Inquisitions, and other Proceedings, made, and taken by, and before His Majestie's Justices of the Peace, to their Antient stile, and Language: So that such Clerks, as were not acquainted with matters of that nature, in the time of the late King, may be fully instructed" ([vi]). The first edition was published in 1660, the third and final edition in 1671. All are scarce. OCLC locates 4 copies of the first and third editions … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2015-02-13 08:42:01
. [Stockholm & Paris 1661-1715]. 353 kobberstukne plancher, hvoraf nogle er foldede. Folio Totalt ubeskaret eksemplar indbundet i 2 smukke samtidige halvlaederbind af röd maroquin med rig guldtryk pa ryggene.<br>353 engraved plates, some folding. Totally uncut copy bound in 2 nice contemporary halfleatherbindings richly gilt on spines. * Skandinaviens störste og fornemmeste kobberstikvaerk i et af de eftertragtede eksemplarer i staende folio, som Erik Dahlberg selv havde planlagt det med Merians topografier som forbillede. Dahlberg var en fremragende general, ingeniör og tegner, der selv leverede de fleste af forlaeggene til kobberstikkene. Det ambitiöse vaerk er fra Sveriges storhedstid og det tog mere end 50 ar at fuldende det med dets mange vidunderlige prospekter af byer og statelige bygningsvaerker i alle egne af Sverige og Finland. Der var planlagt og pabegyndt en tekst til det store vaerk, men den udkom aldrig. <br>The greatest and finest engraved work ever produced in Scandinavia. "The Suecia antiqva is up to our own day by far the greatest Swedish effort to present the country and its architectural treasures. The initiator and artist behind this great enterprise was the most important constructor of fortifications of his century, Erik Dahlberg, artist and architect, Surveyor-General of the Ordinance, Quarter-Master General and Field Marshal (1625-1703). (Lindberg no. 37)". This is one of the very rare copies bound as vertical folio (instead of oblong folio)..
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2015-01-23 15:11:25
ROGERS, Thomas
London: Printed By John Field, 1661. [36], 56, 53-204, 195-222pp. Contemporary unlettered calf, triple ruled to edges of boards. Two leaves of binders waste from an early sixteenth-century edition (Venice or Rome, circa 1515-20) of Sacro Bosco's Sphaera, in folio, used as endpapers. A fine, crisp and unpressed copy. Light wear and two minute wormholes to joints. Thomas Rogers (c1553-1616), Anglican clergyman and anti-sabbatarian religious controversialist. Undoubtedly his enduring work, The Faith is an exposition and history of the thirty-nine articles of the Anglican creed first published 1607. Based, but with heavily revised opinions towards those Elizabethan non-conformists originally treated with some sympathy in the same author's The English Creede (London, 1585), it crowned a lengthy career in theological translation and controversialism. Wing R1833.. Quarto.
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2015-01-22 22:32:16
santa Teresa de Jesús
anveres. en la imprenta plamtiniana de balthasar moreto. M.DC.LXI, 1661. Buen ejemplar de las cartas de Teresa.Completa y bien conservada.Con encuadernación en pergamino moderno, sobria.I+I+578+index de las cartas+índice de avisos+índice de las cosas.ref-cad. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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2015-01-01 11:44:36
ROGERS, George.:
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 th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2014-12-28 14:54:42
Wingate, Edmund
1661. The Practice of Justices of the Peace in the Civil War and Commonwealth W[ingate], E[dmund] [1596-1656]. Justice Revived: Being the Whole Office of a Countrey Justice of the Peace. Briefly, And Yet More Methodically and Fully than Ever Yet Extant. London: Printed by E[llen] C[otes] for Thomas Williams at the Bible in Little-Britain, and Henry Brome at the Gun in Ivy-lane, 1661. [vi], 77, 80-282 pp. Text continuous despite gap in pagination. Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf, rebacked, rules to boards and spine, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few faint stains to boards, chip to spine near head, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Title printed within typographical border, typographical head-pieces. Light toning to text, minor edgewear and some offsetting to margins of title page, internally clean. * Only edition, one of two imprints from 1661. Also a notable mathematician, Wingate was an important and prolific legal writer who supported Cromwell during the Civil War and Commonwealth. Like most of his books, such as Maximes of Reason (1658), An Exact Abridgment of the Statues in Force (1642), Justice Revived was written to incorporate changes to the law introduced during that tumultuous period. Including both edition, OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at McGill University and the Huntington Library). We located copies at Harvard Law School, the Library of Congress and Yale Law School. English Short-Title Catalogue R10830.
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2014-12-15 15:07:21
Micraelius, Johannes:
Stettin, Michael Höpfner für Jeremias Mamphras, 1661.. 4to. Gest. Frontispiz, (2) Bl., (18) Tafeln, 1409 Spalten, (64) Bl. Register. Zeitgenössischer Pergamentband. In den Rändern hin und wieder einige Stockflecken. Besitzereintrag aus 1661 auf dem Titelblatt."This is the most important dictionary of German philosophy after that of Göckel" (Tonelli, Subject dictionaries, 1971, S. 2.
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2014-12-09 14:50:56
Fatta da Padri Missionarij della Compagnia di Gies della Provincia del Malaur. per Angelo Bernab del Verme, Roma, 1661. In-16 p. (mm. 154 x 98), p. pergam. coeva (risg. rifatti), 8 cc.nn., 385 pp.num., 1 c.nn., emblema dei Gesuiti silografato al frontespizio. Resoconto dello stato delle missioni dei Gesuiti a Madur e nel Malabar (Sud dellIndia), scritta dal P. Giacinto de Magistris dellistessa Compagnia, Procuratore di quella Provincia. "Edizione originale"Hyacinthe de Magistris, missionnaire italien, n en 1605 Cremone, fut admis dans la Socit des Jsuites lage de 21 ans. Il passa une grande partie de sa vie dans les missions du Malabar.. Ce pre qui possdait bien les langues indiennes mourut Goa le 11 novembre 1668, cosi De Backer Bibl. des crivains de la Compagnie de Jsus,II,p. 379.Con uniformi arross. pi o meno lievi e con fiorit., ma complessivam. un buon esemplare.
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2014-12-07 14:31:09
OSIO Carlo Cesare
nella Stampa Archiepiscopale 1661 In - 4 (mm. 325x216), mz. pergam. antica con ang. (risg. rifatti), tit. ms. al dorso, 5 cc.nn., 406 pp.num., 3 cc.nn. (di Indice). "Mancano:" l'antip. allegorica che rappresenta le Belle Arti e la tav. con il ritratto dell'A. (qui entrambe riprodotte su carta antica). Il vol. è illustrato nel t. da 5 tavv. inc. in rame (che raffigurano le colonne di ciascun ordine), ed è ornato da testat., iniziali, finali e numerosis. figg. nel t., tutte inc. su legno. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Comolli,IV, p. 4 - 5, che dell'opera precisa: "merita riguardi, e per la dottrina che contiene, e per la rarità degli esemplari, interi specialmente" - Berlin Katalog,I,2619 - Cicognara,589 - Riccardi,I,222: "Raro e pregiato. Nella prima parte tratta delle operazioni e divisioni delle linee rette col compasso aperto a caso." Aloni al frontesp. che è stato restaur. per manc. (da un max. di cm. 15 a cm. 7) con trascriz. a mano del testo mancante, fatto a regola d'arte; prime 4 cc. restaur. per piccola manc. margin.; alone al marg. bianco inf. che intacca un certo numero di carte, ma complessivam. buon esempl. su carta forte.
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2014-12-06 11:33:16
Paris, chez Iean Piot, Libraire Iuré, Parigi 1661 - 8°, cm 24,5 - testo in francese stampato su una colonna ad ampi margini; 52 incisioni di stemmi araldici e finalini 1 vol. pagg. (10) + 560 pp. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1000,00 euro. strappi, tracce d uso alla rilegatura con lievissime fioriture e bruniture, nel complesso più che buon esemplare ad ampi margini pelle con nervi, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, taglio a spruzzo
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2014-12-01 17:51:06
BENINCASA Rutilio (1555-1626) - BELTRANO Ottavio (
VENEZIA, NICOLO' PEZZANA, 1661- IBIDEM, 1678esemplare in discrete condizioni Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida ITALIANO Legatura in piena pergamena rigida coeva, titolo manoscritto longitudinalmente al dorso; carte di guardia di epoca successiva. 24 pagine non numerate compreso il frontespizio,  516 pagine numerate, 1 carta bianca; 142 pagine numerate compreso il frontespizio autonomo;  in questa sezione del volume numerosi quinterni male allocati e quindi non in giusta sequenza. All'interno, alcuni errori di numerazione,  numerose illustrazioni o diagrammi a silografia. Rutilio Benincasa  fu astronomo, astrologo, considerato una sorta di stregone del suo tempo. L'opera fu redatta nel 1587 e stampata per la prima volta nel 1593. Il testo ebbe vasta fortuna tanto da meritare numerose riedizioni  fino al Novecento. Dopo la morte dell'autore, l'Almanacco fu aggiornato da altri personaggi, tra cui il più significativo fu proprio Ottavio Beltrano verso la metà del Seicento, dove egli ridistribuì in cinque parti la materia trattata, aggiornò le numerose tavole e le effemeridi calcolate dal Benincasa, ed aggiunse intere sezioni.  Il testo è un vastissimo repertorio di nozioni che riguardano praticamente   tutte le conoscenze scientifiche e le credenze popolari del tempo quali,  le configurazioni della luna in,  le previsioni astrologiche annuali, le tavole sulla struttura del calendario e sulle feste mobili, la cronologia di tutti gli avvenimenti storici più rilevanti,  un trattato di fisiognomica,  nozioni di anatomia e di astrologia medica,  l'influsso degli astri sull'ag … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2014-11-30 01:39:42
Belcampius, Otto
Amsterdam, Joannes van Ravesteyn 1661. (titelprent, 34) 374 (10) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (quarto uitgave zeldzaam van dit werk).
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2014-11-30 01:39:42
Belcampius, Otto
Amsterdam, Arent van den Heuvel, en Baltus Boeckholt 1661. 2 delen in 1 band, (titelprent, 30) 191, 294 (16) p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 8° (enkele vochtvlekken achterin).
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2014-11-28 15:02:00
Paris, chez E. Loyson, 1661. 12:o. (8),312,213-252 pp. Contemporary calf with raised bands and gilt spine. Marbled edges. Stain in the inner margin on pp. (1-8) and one of the preliminary leaves loose. Occasional foxing. A tear in the upper margin of the front flyleaf. L. F. Rääf's bookplate. Brunet I:1105, footnote. Graesse I:489, footnote. Published first time in Paris 1646 under the title "La gallerie des curieux". This particular edition added with a few pieces by Bruscambille. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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2014-11-22 12:53:28
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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2014-11-17 12:52:53
Nürnberg. - Volksleben.
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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2014-11-17 12:42:45
ROGERS, George.:
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 t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2014-11-14 19:53:41
Dancker Danckerts, Amsterdam, 1661. Folio, with an engraved title-page, a full-page portrait of Campen and 30 engraved plates, mostly double-page, one folding; contemporary vellum with the arms of Stirling Maxwell stamped in blind on the upper boards (there is also a later family member's bookplate). 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 engravin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2014-10-30 21:16:11
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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2014-10-30 15:14:39
Littleton, Sir Thomas
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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2014-10-19 11:41:40
Buxtorf, Johann (Johannes Buxtorf the Elder, Joannes Buxtorfius, Joannem Buxtorfium)
Johan. Jacobum Deckerum (1661) Ludovici Regis (1640), Basileae. 12 Mo. Original full vellum with handwritten lettering on spine. 1) Synagoga Judaica: Third revised edition. (34) 779 (38) pp. Title-page in red and black lettering. Fascinating work on Jewish rituals and traditions. Latin translation of this originally in German published work. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was a celebrated Hebraist, born in Westphalia, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and known by the title, "Master of the Rabbis". He was succeeded by his son, who also became a renowned professor. 2)De Abbreviaturis Hebraicis: [14], 472, [8]pp. Second edition of a Latin reference work of abbreviations in Hebrew from the Talmud. (First published in 1613). Includes at end a bibliography of Rabbinical literature. Title-page with woodcut vignette. Closed tear of 1.5' on top of front joint. Minor soiling to binding. Previous owner's signature and ex-library sticker on free front endpaper. Hinges starting. Interior in very good condition. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was a 17th century Hebraist, who served as professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and known by the title "Master of the Rabbis." He was one of the most important Christian Hebraists of his day and was largely responsible for transforming Hebrew studies from an amateur hobby into an established academic discipline in the early seventeenth century. He was succeeded by his son Johannes Buxtorf the Younger, who also became a renowned professor. Third revised (1661) Second edition (1640) [Attribut … [Click Below for Full Description]

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