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        Le Reading del Monsieur Denshall, Sur L'estatute de Finibus fait Anno 4 Hen 7 [1489]. Finis finem Litibus imponit. Wing D1052

      The most famous reading (of three) given by the Lincoln's Inn bencher and the only one to be published, delivered in November 1531 and, in John Baker's words, "circulat[ing] very widely over the next century", complementing Coke's reading on fines. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a stain to the top of the title, light browning, margins cut a bit close, else quite sound; the Taussig copy. Excudebat I.C. Impenis G. Lee [and others], London, 1662.

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        Ichthyothera (graece), or, the Royal Trade of Fishing. Discovering the inestimable profit the Hollanders have made thereof, with the vast emolument and advantages that will redound to his Sacred Majesty and his three Kingdomes by the improvement of it. Now seasonably published by command for the benefit of the nation.

      London, by J.F. for R. Royston, 1662. 4to., (2) + 30 + (2)pp., (A1-B1-E4)*, title a little dusty and with two or three small edge-nicks (not touching printed surface), preserved unbound in old(original?) wrappers, now repaired, the single word 'Trade' written boldly in an early hand across upper wrapper. First and only edition. *Our copy collates exactly as the one listed by Westwood & Satchell but, nonetheless does lack the 4 preliminary leaves following the title-page which reprint the text of the Proclamation on Fishing> of 22 August 1661. The author puts the fishing industry into its world context and suggests that it is relatively risk-free when compared with the trade with the West Indies. He focuses on the Dutch ('Hollanders'), whose ubiquitous fishermen have a vast fleet, far outnumbering the English, which can be found everywhere from Newfoundland to the Mediterranean and from the Thames to the Russian coast. Their sales distribution was comprehensive, flooding the whole of Europe with Dutch fish. Like other writers before him, the author gives a blow-by-blow account of Dutch fishing operations, their boats, how provisioned and how the fleets are serviced at sea, the costs including wages, and a complete picture of an efficient, profitable and world-class industry. The concluding three pages or so contain the author's proposals 'for the better inhabiting of the Island of Lewis' suggesting that Charles II was minded to retract the recent permission given to the Dutch to establish their own fishing operations there.

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        Ichthyothera (graece), or, the Royal Trade of Fishing.

      4to., (2) + 30 + (2)pp., (A1-B1-E4)*, title a little dusty and with two or three small edge-nicks (not touching printed surface), preserved unbound in old(original?) wrappers, now repaired, the single word "Trade" written boldly in an early hand across upper wrapper.Publisher: London, by J.F. for R. Royston,Year: 1662Edition: First and only edition.

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        New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, touching the Spring of the Air, and its Effects, (Made, for the most part, in a New Pneumatical Engine) . [Whereunto is added a Defence of the Authors Explication of the Experiments, against the Obiections of Franciscus Linus, and Thomas Hobbes].

      Oxford, H. Hall for Thomas Robinson, 1662 - BOYLE, Robert (1627–1691). New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, touching the Spring of the Air, and its Effects, (Made, for the most part, in a New Pneumatical Engine) . [Whereunto is added a Defence of the Authors Explication of the Experiments, against the Obiections of Franciscus Linus, and Thomas Hobbes]. Oxford, H. Hall for Thomas Robinson, 1662 Three parts in one vol, 4to (194 x 153 mm), pp [xvi], 207; [xii] 122 [2, blank]; [viii] 86 [2, blank] 85-98, without the final blank, with two engraved plates, one folding, margin of second plate a little frayed and dust-soiled; a very clean, crisp copy in contemporary English mottled calf, binding worn, with some repairs to corners, rebacked preserving original spine, lacking label. First edition to contain the announcement of Boyle’s law, i.e. the reciprocal relation of pressure and volume in a gas, Boyle’s most important achievement in experimental physics. Not only does Boyle here enunciate a fundamental law of physics, but he supports it with the evidence of verifiable experiments. It exemplifies perfectly the methodology of what is now known as the scientific method: hypothesis tested by experimental proof. Boyle published his experimental findings in the Defence. against the objections of Franciscus Linus, one of the two appendices appear for the first time in this, the second edition of New experiments, itself notable for being Boyle’s first scientific publication and for containing a number of fundamental discoveries relating to the properties of gases. See Shapin and Schaffer in Leviathan and the Air-pump, 1985, on the dispute with Hobbes and Linus. ‘This second edition is particularly important for what Boyle called an “hypothesis” but what we know as “Boyle’s Law”: that the volume of air in a confined space varies inversely as the pressure. He demonstrated this by much experimental detail: with experiments on rarefaction performed by others, including Hooke, and on compression performed by himself. ‘In 1657, hearing of Otto von Guericke’s invention of the air pump in Germany, Boyle set his assistants to constructing one for his use. With this . he undertook a complete, well thought out and conclusive series of experiments on the physical nature of air. He was the first to demonstrate experimentally . that sound is conveyed by air and not transmitted in a vacuum. He proved that it is the weight of the air which supports the column of mercury in a barometer, by performing the Torricellian experiment in the receiver of his air pump and then gradually exhausting the receiver - when the column of mercury gradually fell. He demonstrated the weight of the air, its surprising elasticity, and its necessity for respiration and combustion. At the same time he showed that such properties as light and magnetism were not dependent upon the air for transmission’ (PMM). Dibner 142; Evans 28; Fulton 14; Horblit 15; Parkinson p 99; PMM 143 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographia Blavianae volumen sextum, quo liber XII, XIII, Europae continentur [Scotia, Hibernia].

      Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1662. Two parts in one volume, imperial folio (560 x 350 mm). Publisher's full vellum with yapp edges, richly blocked in gilt; pp. [xxiv], 169; [ii], 49, [2], with hand-coloured additional engraved title, coloured engraved vignette on typographical title and 55 (54 double-page) engraved maps, all in publisher's hand-colouring with hightening in gold, one coloured engraving in the text; spine with a few slits near head, ties cut away, occasional light browning, as usual, fly-leaves removed, otherwise a very good copy of a magnificent and early atlas covering Scotland with 49 maps and Ireland with six. First edition of this volume of Blaeu's celebrated Atlas maior, an ambitious 12-volume enterprise of the largest world atlas, which in the end bankrupted his cartographic business with the largest printshop of the world of the period. 'The Blaeu Atlas Maior or Cosmographia Blaviana is one of the largest and most splendid of the multi-volume Dutch world atlases. Published in 1662-5, its 594 maps and 3,368 pages of texts collectively presented the state of geographic knowledge of the world in the mid 17th century. Volume VI of the work was devoted to maps of Scotland and Ireland, bringing forward the original mapping of Scotland from the work of Timothy Pont, first published in Blaeu's Atlas novus of 1654, into their final published form. The Atlas Maior was the most expensive book that could be acquired in the mid-17th century - a lavish and splendid item for display by its powerful and wealthy customers ... This volume, containing 49 maps of Scotland and 6 of Ireland, along with 170 pages of descriptive text, was originally published as Volume V of Blaeu's Atlas novus in 1654. The maps are largely the work of Timothy Pont (ca. 1583-1614), with additions by Robert Gordon of Straloch and his son James Gordon of Rothiemay (ca. 1636-1652) ... Although there were minor corrections to the text (particularly from Sir John Scot of Scotstarvit) and the text was reset for the Atlas Maior edition of 1662, the only changes to map plates were the addition of compass bearings and ships on 28 map plates where they were originally lacking.' (National Library of Scotland, online). These ships and the sometimes figurative cartouches make the maps particularly lively and charming. The scale of the maps is rather large (half an inch to the mile, even sometimes two thirds of an inch to a mile), in fact so large, that they might be detailed enough for walking tours. Koeman I, p. 216 ff.; Van der Krogt 2, 402.

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        Kst.- Karte, aus dem Atlas Major bei Blaeu, "Descriptio agri Civitatis Coloniensis. .

      - 1662, 37 x 52 Westorientierte Karte. Oben mittig die Titelkartusche flankiert von 2 Wappen. Schöne und übersichtliche Karte des Stadtgebietes von Köln, im Süden noch Brühl. - Mit restaurierten Randeinrissen.

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        Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift von Maximilian Heinrich von Bayern.

      Bonn, 29. März, 1662. - circa 32,7 x 20,5. 1 Doppelblatt mit Mittelfalte Brief von Maximilian Heinrich von Bayern (1621-1688), Erzbischof und Kurfüst von Köln, Bischof von Hildesheim und Lüttich sowie Fürstpropst des Stiftes Berchtesgaden an Räte und Kanzler in Berchtesgaden. Er teilt ihnen mit, dass er wegen Mautbefreiung der Weine aus Krems und Klosterneuburg an den bayerischen Kurfürsten geschrieben habe. Zugleich weist er das Kloster an, eine Speizifikation der Weine zu liefern und Freibriefe bei der Kurbayerischen Hofkammer zu erbitten. - Aus einer bedeutenden Thüringer Autographensammlung, in eigenhändig beschrifteter Sammlermappe mit kurzen Angaben zum Inhalt und Kaufvermerk: Am 24. II. 1926 bei Baer & Co. In Frankfurt am Main für 6 Mark. "- Autograph, Handschrift, Manuskript. - Einige kleine Löchlein, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Chimia in artis forma redacta. Sex libris comprehensa.

      Jena Krebs 1662 - (21 x 16 cm). (16) 443 (richtig 433) (11) S. Mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Pergamentband der Zeit. Zweite Ausgabe seines berühmten, 1661 erstmals erschienenen Hauptwerkes. "It deals mostly with pharmaceutical chemistry . Alchemical and chemical symbols are used instead of names ." (Partington). - Rolfinck (1599-1673), Professor für Anatomie in Padua, erhält als Erster in Deutschland die Erlaubnis zum Sezieren von Leichen, da dies Jahrhunderte hindurch als sündhaft gegolten hatte. Er gründete und leitete den botanischen Garten in Jena und war dort der erste Professor für Chemie in Deutschland mit einem eigenen chemischen Labor in seinem Haus. "Dort glaubte er sich von der Haltlosigkeit der alchim. Idee überzeugt zu haben" (Ferchl). - Mit weißem Papier durchschossenes Exemplar und zeitgenössischen Anmerkungen. Stellenweise gering stockfleckig. Einband leicht fleckig und berieben. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Ferguson II, 283; Partington II, 313; Ferchl 451; VD17 23:292528A

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        L'histoire de thucydide de la guerre du peloponese continuee par Xenophon De la traduction de N. Perrot Sr d'Ablancourt.

      (26)+ 599+ 29+ (30) pages sider, Chez Augustin Courbe dans la petit Salle du Palais, a la palme. Paris, 1662, Bound in a contemporary full calf ( Folio) with 6 raised band and very rich golddecoration on spine. With titelin goldprint. Defect in upper pa With titelcopper and vignet on following page With smaller waterstain in lower corner in the margain on last part of the book

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        Sanitatis produmus vitae nuncius rurales lucubrationes pestilentiae tempore

      Neapoli, Apud Novellum de Bonis 1662 - Folio, 31 cm. Contemporary limp vellum, ink spine title. Soiling to vellum. Front hinge tender. [12], 328, [19] pp, engraved portrait on title. Printed in double columns. Spotting and toning to pages. Marginal dampstain to first 90 leaves. A rare and scarce Italian treatise on communicable diseases and epidemics. After the Naples Plague of 1656-57, there was an surge of medical treatises printed in Italy. Notably, Athanasius Kircher's, "Scrutinium physico-medicum contagiosae luis quae dicitur pestis" Rome in 1658 and Tommaso Cornelio's "Progumnasmata physica," in 1663. It was only with the forcible quarantine of the poorer districts, and the extraordinary efforts of Martinus Ludheim that the bubonic plague was eradicated in the Kingdom. Of 20,000 inhabitants of the city of Naples, the plague took 7,000-12,000 lives. Mortality rates were an incredible 870,000-1.25 million within the Kingdom of Naples; 30–43 percent of the population. Krivatsky 12310; Wellcome V, page 344. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1662 1ed EXQUISITE Catholic Liturgy Breviary Missal Illustrated French & Latin

      Paris : Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associez, 1662. First edition. - 1662 1ed EXQUISITE Catholic Liturgy Breviary Missal Illustrated French & Latin A rare first edition of a Catholic breviary, “Office for Holy Week”, filled with liturgical prayers, scripture passages for confessions and communion, and devotionals on the mysteries of the Catholic Church and faith. While 17th-century breviaries are rare in themselves, those with full-page illustrations like this example are exceedingly desirable. This edition includes both Latin and French texts. Beautifully bound in full Moroccan red leather with gold décor along the sides of the boards. A beautiful example! Item number: #2272 Price: $550 Catholic Church L'Office de la Semaine Sainte, selon le Messel et Breviaire Romain, plus ample qu'auparavant, & a l'usage de Paris. Paris : Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associez, 1662. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [12], 752 o 4 full-page engravings depicting the life of Jesus • Language: Latin / French • Binding: Decorative leather; tight & secure • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2272 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Homine Figuris et latinate donatus a Florentio Schuyl, Inclytæ Urbis Sylvæ Ducis Senatore, & ibidem Philosophiæ Professore.

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leyden), Apud Petrum Leffen & Franciscum Moyardum, 1662. 4to. Contemporary full calf with gilt title-laebl to spine. (36), 121, (1) pp. + 10 plates. Complete with all 56 woodcut and engraved text-illustrations (many of which are full-page) and the 10 full-page engraved plates (several folded), one of which is the heart-plate with the 6 moveable parts, the Cardiac-flaps (of which only the smallest is missing). One folded plate cropped at fore-margin. ¶ First edition of Descartes' seminal treatise on man, the first European textbook of physiology, constituting an epochal work of modern thought, defining the mechanism of man as it does. "In the Treatise of man, Descartes did not describe man, but a kind of conceptual models of man, namely creatures, created by God, which consist of two ingredients, a body and a soul. "These men will be composed, as we are, of a soul and a body. First I must describe the body on its own; then the soul, again on its own; and finally I must show how these two natures would have to be joined and united in order to constitute men who resemble us"." (SEP). This highly influential work was the first to present a coherent description of bodily responses in neurophysiological terms that are still, to a wide extent, accepted today. In his attempt to solve the central question around which almost all philosophical thought had revolved since the time of Aristotle, what the relation between the soul and the body actually is, Descartes came to create a milestone work of physiology which changed the entire trajectory of modern physiological conceptions. "Without Descartes, the seventeenth-century mechanization of physiological conceptions would have been inconceivable." (DSB). He believed that the relationship between the soul and the body was mediated by the brain and the nervous system, and his seminal attempts to explain neural mechanisms drew a great deal on the engineering developments of his time (eg. the hydraulic automata that had been installed at the Versailles). He developed a hydro-mechanical theory of how the soul controlled the contraction of muscle through the intermediary of the pineal and the cerebral ventricles, and he produced an explanation of how it received, through the nerves from the periphery, signals that gave rise to sensation. Descartes' theories quickly spread throughout Europe, and the work in which he had developed them, his "De Homine" became extremely influential. This posthumously published work was actually written in the 1630's, but after the condemnation of Galilei in 1633, Descartes did not dare publish it; "although it thus had to await posthumous publication in the 1660's, his writing of the Traité de l'homme proved extremely important in the further maturation of Descartes's physiological conceptions." (D.S.B. p.62). "Some time after Descartes's death in 1650, his French manuscript, copies of which had circulated among his friends and correspondents, was edited and published. The first version was a Latin translation (De homine) by Florentius Schuyl in 1662, the second the now better known 'original' French version (Traité de l'homme) edited by Descartes's self-appointed literary executor Claude Clerselier in 1664. In the seventeenth century the 1662 Latin version was probably much more widely read than the French text. There were problems for the editors of both versions. Firstly, there were differences between the manuscripts: Clerselier in Paris claimed that his version was Descartes's own, that the others were 'corrupt' and that Schuyl had been 'misled' by them. However, a more important difficulty was raised because it was clear that the text was intended to be illustrated - Descartes refers to figures and to features within these labelled by letters. But no set of figures accompanied the manuscripts. Both editors have left quite detailed accounts in their long prefaces - little treatises in themselves. Here I consider only Schuyl, the editor of the Latin De homine. Schuyl (1619-69) was a professor of philosophy in the town of 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, the country in which Descartes was living during the writing of Le monde. Two of the author's friends had copies of the manuscript that they supplied to Schuyl, and with one of these were included two sketches of illustrations apparently in Descartes's own hand. These Schuyl included. One of them represents the medial and lateral rectus muscles in the orbit, which deflect the eye nasally and temporally. The other figures Schuyl had to have made and, since he mentions no one else, one supposes that he designed them himself." (IML Donaldson, J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2009; 39:375-6).Wellcome II:453; Osler 931; Garrison and Morton 574. Waller only has a later edition.

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        Sammelband mit 5 medizinischen Werken aus den Jahren 1662-97.

      - Verschiedene Orte u. Verlage, 1662-97. Pergament d. Zeit (fleckig). Enthält 1. J. BOHN. Dissertationes chymico-physicae, quibus accedunt ejusdem tractatus, de aeris in sublunaria influxu, et de alcali et acidi insufficientia. Leipzig, J. Th. Fritsch, 1696. 8 Bl., 554 S., 11 Bl. - Letzte und umfangreichste Ausgabe. - VD 17 1:000303S; Krivatsy 1433; Ferguson I, 113; Neu 536. - 2. J. L. APIN. Febris epidemicae, anno 1694 & 95 in Noricae ditionis oppido Herspruccensi & vicino tractu grassari deprehensae, tandemq(ue) Petechialis redditae, historica relatio . Nürnberg, M. Hagen für A. Otto, 1697. 8 Bl., 312 (recte 310) S., 1 Bl. (Paginierung springt nach S. 176). - Beschreibung einer Fleckfieber-Epidemie in Hersbruck, "die sich durch eine anschauliche, das Wesentliche ins Auge fassende Krankheitsschilderung auszeichnet . Apinus hat das Verdienst, in dieser Schrift zuerst auf den therapeutischen Nutzen der Cascarilla aufmerksam gemacht zu haben. Die darin mit großer Weitläufigkeit verfochtenen Theorien sind die landläufigen chemiatrischen" (Hirsch-H. I, 160). - VD 17 1:000303S; Krivatsy 358. - 3. G. WELSCH. Rationale vulnerum lathalium judicium . Editio secunda, cui accesserunt signa lethalitatis in iis, qui veneno extincti sunt. Leipzig, Ritzsch, 1662. 5 Bl., 204 S. (ohne den Kupfertitel). - Zur Beurteilung tödlicher Verletzungen. In dieser zweiten Auflage erstmals mit einem Anhang über die Symptome von durch Gift ums Leben gekommenen Personen. - VD 17 23:296456S; Krivatsy 12936. - 4. Th. BARTHOLINUS. De morbis biblicis miscellanea medica. Editio tertia correctior. Kopenhagen, D. Pauli, 1697. 4 Bl., 119 S. - Versuch einer Deutung verschiedener im AT und NT erwähnter Krankheiten. - VD 17 3:301092S; Krivatsy 814. - 5. C. BARTHOLINUS (d.J.). De ovariis mulierum, et generationis historia Epistola anatomica. Nürnberg, Chr. Gerhard für J. Zieger, 1679. 48 S. - Zuerst 1677 veröffentlichte Arbeit des damals 22jährigen Caspar Bartholin über die Eierstöcke und zur Geschichte der Zeugungstheorien. - VD 17 14:053877D; Waller 708. - Meist etwas gebräunt, erster Titel (Bohn) mit 2 alten Stempeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographiae Blauianae volumen sextum, quo liber XII,XIII, Europae continentur (Scotland and Ireland)

      Første udgave, Amsterdam. Laborevet sumptibus. Johannis Blaeu, 1662, Folio. Bound in one contemporary full blindstamped and golddecorated vellum, all edges gilt. Some part of frontboard damaged by water, else good binding. The first leaves has marfinal re 54x34,5 cm. 1.ed. With 55 engraved double maps, with titelpage and 179 leaves (incl.maps) halftitel for VIII part . Lib. Stamp on titel and endpaper. Very rare

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        Suecia Regnum, Auct. Andrea Buraeo Sueco.

      "Rara carta graografica della Scandinavia e del Mar Baltico. La carta appare per la prima volta solo nell'edizione del ""Atlas Major"" di Johannes Blaeu del 1662, risultando pertanto abbastanza scarsa nel mercato. Incisione in rame, bella coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione." Rare map of Sweden, Finland and contiguous parts of Russia and the Baltic Sea. This map first appeared in the 1662 edition of Blaeu's Atlas Maior and is therefore quite scarce on the market. Copperplate, with fine original colour, wide margins and good condition.

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        Civitatis Imp. Lindaviensis Territorivm. ita Delineabat Iohannes Andreas Rauhen.' u. 'Territorii Lindaviensis Pars Septentrionalis':.

      - 2 altkolorierte Kupferstiche v. Johannes Andreas Rauben aus Atlas Maior b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1662, 46 x 58,5 u. 29 x 24, zus. van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, 2610/1:2. - Die erste Karte zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Wasserburg, der Mündung der Leblach in den Bodensee, Sigmarszell-Niederstaufen und Lindau-Hörbolz. - Am linken Rand Titelkartusche. - Im Kartenhimmel von Putten gehaltene Meilenzeigerkartusche. - Die zweite Karte zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Wangen, Bettensweiler und Hergensweiler. - Oben links Titelkartusche von Putten gehalten. - Die beiden Karten zeigen das ganze Lindauer Herrschaftsgebiet. - Die Karten sind nur im Atlas Maior erschienen!

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        1662 Galileo Influence Sacred Poems of Giovanni Ciampoli Italian Firenze Prayer

      In Venetia : per Zaccaria Conzatti, 1662. - 1662 Galileo Influence Sacred Poems of Giovanni Ciampoli Italian Firenze Prayer Giovanni Ciampoli was an early 17th-century Florentine poet who was well-remembered for his disputes with the Catholic Church and his close ties to Galileo – whom Ciampoli had significant influence on. His poems were mostly on aspects of Christian faith ranging from morality to church services, funerals, prayers, hymns, and songs. This edition of Ciampoli’s Sacred Poems was edited and published in 1662 Venice by Conzatti. Item number: #2156 Price: $550 CIAMPOLI, Giovanni Poesie sacre In Venetia : per Zaccaria Conzatti, 1662. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [12], 348 • Language: Italian • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Size: ~5.5in X 3.25in (14cm x 8cm) • Rare with no other examples for sale worldwide at present Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2156 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        America, quae est Geographiae Blauianae pars quinta liberunus volumen undecimum. EXEMPLAIRE SANS LES CARTES, TEXTE SEUL.

      Johannis Blaeu 1662 - In-folio ( 580 X 370 mm ), de [2]-287-[3] pages, plein cuir de Russie tabac, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, plats ornés de filets d'encadrement avec motifs aux écoinçons et grandes rosaces centrales, le tout estampé à froid, et armes ecclésiastiques dorées frappées au premier plat. Vignette de titre coloriée à l'époque. Cet ouvrage doit comprendre 23 cartes à double-page, ELLES NE SONT PAS PRESENTES DANS CET EXEMPLAIRE. Petites usures sans gravité aux coiffes et coins, agréable exemplaire, très pur dans une reliure "Aux Armes". Attention: Poids de 7 kg, des frais supplémentaires sont à prévoir pour une éventuelle expédition. Voyages Explorations Histoire Géographie Cartes Atlas Amérique

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        Titi Lucretii Cari di rerum Natura Libri Sex Addita sunt Conjecturae et Emendationes Tan. Fabri. Cum Notulis perpetuis.

      Salmurii [Saumur]: Apud Joannem Lenerium [Jean Lesnier II], 1662 - Edition originale, in-4; [xvi], 522p., 2 ff. blanc, titre en rouge et noir; le titre porte la marque typographique de Lesnier avec un aigle planant au-dessus d"une ville et tenant dans son bec une banderole, rehaussée en rouge, avec la devise: "Movendo". Reliure d"époque en vélin crème à recouvrements, titre manuscrit au dos. Bel exemplaire à grandes marges. Bel exemplaire de cette édition saumuroise de "De la nature des choses", poème écrit par Lucrèce au premier siècle avant notre ère, qui vise à révéler la vraie nature du monde en se libérant des superstitions. L"auteur des notes et commentaires de cette édition, Tanneguy Le Fèvre, né à Caen en 1615, s"installa à Saumur en 1649 après avoir embrassé le calvinisme, et professa à l"Académie protestante pendant de longues années. Sa fille Anne, philologue connue pour ses talents de traductrice sous le nom de Dacier (son second mari), avait épousé en premières noces Jean Lesnier II, notre libraire imprimeur. Pasquier et Dauphin, 269. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Entrée triomphante de leurs majestez Louis XIV, Roy de France et de Navarre, et Marie-Thérèse d'Austriche, son épouse, dans la ville de Paris capitale de leurs royaumes, au retour de la signature de la paix générale et de leur heureux mariage (---). Paris, Pierre Le Petit, Thomas Joly, Louis Bilaine, 1662

      - 1 volume in folio. Superbe reliure pastiche XVIIIe avec étui. Feuilles montées sur onglets - 1 f. titre, 3 f. n.chf. dédicace - Advis pour servir de préface, oeconomie et dissections. 1° / Planche double Milice de Paris. 2° / Planche Arc de triomphe Faubourg Sainct Anthoine. 3° / Manque la planche dépliante Porte Saint Anthoine. 4° / Planche arc de pierre sur le pont dormant porte Saint Anthoine. 5°/ Planche Porte de la ville du costé de Sainct Anthoine. 6°/Arc de triomphe du carrefour de la Fontaine Sainct Gervais. 7°/ Planche double Pont Nostre Dame. 8°/ Planche arc de triomphe pont nostre Dame. 9°/ Planche arc de triomphe marché neuf. 10°/ Planche Plan de la place Dauphine. 11°/ Manque la planche amphithéâtre Place Dauphine. 12°/ Planche Obélisque place Dauphine. 13°/ Planche double page de l'Hostel de Ville. 14°/ Manque la planche Trone ou Haut Dais. 15°/ Manque la planche Marché à l'entrée de leurs Maiestez. 16.17.18.19.20 Planches doubles pages illustrant le cortège Royal. 21 / Planche Te Deum à Nostre Dame. 22°/ Planche Vaisseau Royal. Manque en sus des 4 planches le frontispice, les portraits de la Reine et du Roi. Restaurations en marge de quelques pages, quelques salissures et taches, traces d'usage en marges assez fréquentes. Sans être un très bel exemplaire cet ouvrage reste malgré ses manques en belle condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        CUMBERLAND, CUMBRIA, JOHN SPEED original antique map c1662

      - CUMBERLAND And the Ancient Citie Carlile DescribedWith many memorable antiquities therein found observedby JOHN SPEED.Published London circa 1662 by Roger Rea for "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine".A superb original copper engraved county map of Cumberland by John Speed, enhanced with attractive and appropriate later hand colouring.The map features an inset street plan of Carlisle with a key identifying individual streets and buildings. The title is displayed with lion, unicorn and Royal crest in a circular cartouche, balanced with a matching cartouche opposite which displays details of the Picts Wall (Hadrian's Wall).Several coats of arms are featured together with a scale of miles and engravings of Roman relics.  An engraving of a battle scene with accompanying historical notes is also shown and the Irish Sea area is decorated with sailing ship and sea monster. English text verso gives a fascinating description of 17th century Cumberland. A scarce Roger Rea edition and a beautiful example for display.   Some old paper repairs have been made to minor edge tears to the lower margin not affecting map area, and a faint library blind stamp in the lower right corner of the border is barely visible. Otherwise fine, clean condition. Approx 19.5" x 14.5" (495mm x 375mm) map area only with good margins beyond.Please see also close up images.     John Speed remains unarguably the most famous English mapmaker, and his maps are sought after by collectors all around the world. His "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine" was published in various editions from 1612 to 1676 and was the very first atlas of the British Isles.A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 300 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTSD316

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        L'Entrée triomphante de leurs Majestez Louis XIV. Roy de France et de Navarre, et Marie Therese d'Austriche son espouse, dans la ville de Paris capitale de leurs royaumes, au retour de la signature de la paix generalle et de leur heureux mariage.

      Paris, Pierre Le Petit, Thomas Joly, Louis Bilaine, 1662. - In-folio (dim. marg. : 435 x 290 mm), frontispice gravé par Chauveau, (1)f. de titre, beau portrait de Louis XIV, (1)f. de Dédicace gravé, (2)ff. (avis au lecteur, table), 7 - (1) - 34 - 28 (saut de page de 14 à 17 sans manque) - 12 pages, illustrées de 22 planches (dont 14 doubles) dont 12 portent la signature de Jean Marot (1619-1679). Les autres non signées sont attribuées à Lepautre, Flamen et Cochin de Troyes. Le portrait est découpé et contrecollé (ne comporte pas son encadrement). Quelques rousseurs, une planche uniformément brunie avec mouillures, de petites réparations amateurs en marge de quelques feuillets. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs joliment orné de caissons aux multiples fleurons dorés. Restaurations anciennes (charnières, 2 caissons, coins), charnières fendillées sur une dizaine de centimètres. Reliure de l'époque. Edition originale de ce très beau livre de fête rédigé par Jean Tronçon. Louis XIV entra à Paris le 16 août 1660, au lendemain de la paix des Pyrénées, pour y recevoir l’ovation de ses sujets, au cours d’une cérémonie orchestrée par le prévôt des Marchands et des Échevins. On fit appel aux architectes et aux artistes pour transformer l’itinéraire du roi en une succession d’arcs de triomphe et de monuments à sa gloire. Les planches de Marot sont précieuses pour l'étude de la topographie ancienne de Paris, car elles montrent la porte Saint-Antoine, le Pont Notre-Dame, la place Dauphine, l'Hôtel de Ville, l'Hôtel de Beauvais et l'intérieur de Notre-Dame. Les cinq planches doubles représentent le grand cortège, gravées pour être présentées bout à bout. Tout porte à croire que ces planches sont l'œuvre de Cochin de Troyes dont le talent offre beaucoup d'analogie avec celui de Callot, le célèbre graveur lorrain" (Vinet). Bel exemplaire en reliure du temps bien complet du portrait (découpé) qui ne se trouve que dans quelques exemplaires seulement. Provenance : Du Collège de la Sainte Trinité de la Compagnie de Jésus à Lyon avec ex-libris manuscrit au titre, Vignette ex-libris armoriée portant la devise "Stella Ducet" et Vignette ex-libris armoriée de la famille Mayol de Lupé - Forez - (De sinople à six pommes de pin d'or 3 2 et 1 Devise Deo et Patriae). Brunet, II, 1004 ; Vinet 501. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1662 Robert Boyle Experiments Physico-Mechanical Science Boyle’s Law Chemistry

      Oxford : Printed by H. Hall, printer to the University, for Tho : Robinson., 1662. - 1662 Robert Boyle Experiments Physico-Mechanical Science Boyle’s Law Chemistry Origins of famous Boyle’s Law on Gas! “As the sun is best seen at his rising and setting, so men's native dispositions are clearest seen when they are children, and when they are dying.” -- Robert Boyle Robert Boyle was one of the most important Irish-born chemist and natural philosophers of the 17th-century. He is most-remembered for Boyle’s Law, which describes the behaviors of gas. In 1659, after the completion of ‘Pneumatical Engine,’ Boyle conducted a series of experiments on the properties and characteristics of air. The discoveries and results from these experiments were published in Boyle’s book ‘New Experiments Physico-Mechanical.’ This book was critical in the development of Boyle’s Law as it was discussing this book that Boyle first mentioned the properties of gas which would become his famed law. Item number: #2184 Price: $1950 BOYLE, Robert New experiments physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its effects : (made, for the most part, in a new pneumatical engine) written by way of letter to the Right Honorable Charles Lord Vicount of Dungarvan, eldest son to the Earl of Corke. Oxford : Printed by H. Hall, printer to the University, for Tho : Robinson., 1662. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [14], 207, [93-107] o Textually complete, lacking 1 prelim and both plates o Includes a separate short work ‘An Explication’ in 16 pages • Language: English • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2184 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsches Aerarium Poeticum, oder poetische Schatz-Kammer, in sich haltende poetische Nahmen, Redensarthen und Beschreibungen, so wohl Geist- als Weltlicher Sachen, Gedichte und Handlungen; zu Verfertigung eines zierlichen und saubern Reims, auff allerhand fürfallende Begebenheiten . Theils aus Martin Opitzens, Paul Fleminges, Andreas Tscherningers . nütz- und lieblichen Schrifften ordentlich zusammen getragen. Anitzo auffs neue, mit Hinzusetzung der Autoren Nahmen, vorangefügten Beysatz-Wörtern, mehren Redens-Arthen und vielen neuen Titeln vermehret, und . zum andern Mahl in Druck gegeben. Landsberg an der Warthe, Mamphras Erben 1677. 8°. 9 Bll., 1330 S., 28 Bll., Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD17 12:663448M (nicht in Wolfenbüttel; nur 2 Ex. in der BSB u. UB Leipzig) - nicht in Faber du Faur.- Seltene, wesentlich erweiterte Ausgabe des erstmalig 1662 erschienenen, umfangreichen Sammlung von mustergültigen Tropen und Figuren der deutschen Barockdichtung.- Michael Bergmann (1633-1675) war nach einem Studium an der Universität Wittenberg Pfarrer im westpommerschen Woltin.- Etw. gebräunt, am oberen Rand mit Braunfleck, Vorsatz angestaubt, kl. Wurmspuren im Randbereich, Ebd. etw. fleckig.

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        DURHAM, JOHN SPEED original antique hand coloured map c1662

      - THE BISHOPRICK AND CITIE OFDURHAMby JOHN SPEED.Published London circa 1662 by Roger Rea for "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine".A superb original copper engraved county map of Durham by John Speed, enhanced with attractive and appropriate later hand colouring.The map features an inset street plan of Durham city with historical notes on its history. The title is displayed in a banner and the map also features a scale of miles, compass rose and Royal crest.  An engraving of the battle at Nevilles's Cross with accompanying historical notes is also shown and the sea area is decorated with sailing ship and sea monsters. English text verso gives a fascinating description of 17th century Durham. A scarce Roger Rea edition and a beautiful example for display.   Some very minor edge tears to the margins have been reinforced verso, not affecting map area, and a small perforation similarly repaired. A small and faint library blind stamp in the lower right corner of the border is barely visible. Some light patchy original printer's ink smudges as seen. Otherwise fine, clean condition. Approx 19.5" x 14.5" (495mm x 375mm) map area only with good margins beyond.Please see also close up images.     John Speed remains unarguably the most famous English mapmaker, and his maps are sought after by collectors all around the world. His "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine" was published in various editions from 1612 to 1676 and was the very first atlas of the British Isles.A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 300 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTSD316

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        La chiromance et phisionomie, par le Regard des membres de l'homme.

      1662 - (.) Misesen Francois par Antoine du Moulin Masconnois. Derniere edition. Paris 1662. Chez Charles de Sercy, dans la Sale Dauphine, a la Bonne-Foy Couronnee. )15 x 9 cm), k. [4], s. 349, liczne drzeworyty w tekście, opr. skóra z epoki. Ślady niew. zawilg., otarcia oprawy. Stan dobry. Rzadka praca na temat chiromancji, fizjonomiki i astroloigii niemieckiego astrologa Johannes'a Indagine (1467 - 1537), specjalisty od wróżb, chiromancji i fizjonomiki. Jego prace, w tym dotyczące fizjonomiki, decyzją papieża Pawła IV w roku 1559 trafiły na listę ksiąg zakazanych. Powodem niełaski, był fakt przyjmowania wpływu na człowieka sił innych niż boskie. Decyzja papieża wbrew jego intencjom, przyczyniła autorowi wiele popularności, zwłaszcza wśród innowierców. Jego ukazujące się po łacinie dzieła, tłumaczono na wiele języków, zwłaszcza na niemiecki ale także na francuski, angielski i wielokrotnie wznawiano w XVI oraz XVII w. Rare work on palmistry, astrology and physiognomy of the German astrologer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le sage des Stoiques, ou l\'homme sans passions selon les sentiments de Seneque.

      La Haye, Broune & L\'Escluse, 1662. 16°. Mit gestoch. Titel. 10 Bl., 336 S. Spät. Hldr. mit goldgepr. Rsch. und Rverg. (kaum berieben). Einzige Ausgabe. - Le Grand (Legrand) \"was the first philosopher who reduced the Cartesian method, of which he was a zealous partisan, to the method of the schools\" (DNB XI, 862). - Vgl. Ziegenfuß II, 31. - Vorsatz alt gestempelt. Ein Blatt mit kleinem herstellungsbedingten Einriss im weißen Rand. Schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Metamorphosis naturalis

      Middelburgh, J. Fierens o.J. 1662 - Bemerkungen: Band 1 der seltenen holländischen Erstausgabe einer der fühesten wissenschaftlichen Beschreibung und Abbildung von kontinentalen Schmetterlingen, Raupen, Würmern, Fliegen und Larven. Die holländische Version erschien im selben Jahr wie die lateinische als Erstausgabe; Johannes Goeddaert (1617 - 1668) war ein bekannter holländischer Landschafts-, Blumen- und Insektenmaler aus Middelburg. "No botanical or zoological drawings are extant. An impression of them however is conveyed by his 'Metamorphosis Naturalis' with its 126 superb engravings. The book describes the results of his investigation into the metamorphosis of insects, accompanied by a large amount of original observations, some of which were prompted by experiments with his own cultures. The book stood model for several other celebrated treatises on the subject, for example Maria Sibylla Merian" Segal: Flowers and nature, p. 198). Vgl. Cf. Horn/ Schenkling 8017; Nissen ZBI 1602, 1603; Hagen I, 288, Landwehr 64. Beschreibung: Format/ Einband 16 x 10 cm, geprägter Pergamenteinband d.Zt.; Band 1 von 3 Bänden. Band 1 mit 1 kolloriert gestochenem Frontispiz und 1 kolloriert gestochenen Abbildung d. Autors in Insektenornament; mit insgesamt kompletten 79 handlithographierten Abbildungen der genannten Insekten auf eingebundenen Blättern nach Seiten 14, 20, 24, 28, 32, 34, 36, 38, 46, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 92 (kleiner Riss ca. 1 cm), 94, 96, 98, 102, 106, 110, 112, (kleiner Riss ca 5 mm), 114, 116, 118, 120, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 134, 136, 140, 144, 146, 152 (kleiner Eckenabriss unten innen); 152 Textseiten mit Widmung, Vorwort an den Leser und Nachwort. Bestoßenes leicht fleckiges Exemplar; an einigen Stellen in der Fadenbindung offen und 5 lose eingelegte Blätter. 1 Besitzervermerk auf Vorsatzpapier. Insgesamt ein gut erhaltenes komplettes Exemplar d.B.1. Vgl. Bodenheimer I pp. 388-398; Nissen ZBI 1602; Landwehr p. 24 ff. + 67; Sam Segal: Flowers and nature p. 198. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arabia.

      1662 - Amsterdam, 1662, Latin text edition. Original colour. 420 x 535mm. The first issue of this fine map of Arabia which, due to the lack of new information, still depicts the peninsula divided into the three Roman Provinces, using the Ptolemaic names: ' Arabia Felix', 'Arabia Petraea' and 'Arabia Deserta'. 'Arabia Felix', Latin for 'Loyal Arabia' covers the majority of the Peninsula, even though the term relates to the comparatively fertile regions of present day Asir and Yemen. 'Arabia Petraea' (Stony Arabia) is located in North West Arabia and was a frontier province of imperial Rome. 'Arabia Deserta' refers to the desert interior, which was populated by nomadic tribes who frequently invaded richer lands, of which the cartographic detail is mostly imaginary. TIBBETTS: 108.

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        The Unlawfulness of Subjects taking up arms against their soveraigne : in what case soever ; together with answers to all objections scattered in their several books.

      London : Printed by Thomas Mabb for William Sheares 1662 - Small octavo. Third edition. 141, 152-170, 137-168 pages. Lacking prelims and frontis portrait. Contemporary calf, paper spine label. Foxing and toning. University of Bridgeport stamps to page ends. Originally published in 1643 as a defense of Charles II. Diggs's argued that subjects should provide passive obedience. Even though Diggs does not support the taking up of arms against the king, he does accept that the government is not perfect and that rebels are able to manipulate that aspect in order to get others to rise against it. He notes that the king's position is part of the natural order and God's will. No matter how flawed the government itself is, Digges argues, the alternative of chaos and violence would be much worse. (John Sanderson, "But the People's Creatures': The Philosophical Basis of the English Civil War)" English Short-Title Catalogue D1466 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dittionario italiano, et francese. Dictionnaire italien et francois, bien curieusement reveu [sic], corrigè [sic], & augmentè [sic]

      Apresso li Milochi, Venetia 1662 - Two parts in one, large 8vo, pp. [6], 452; 288; title page printer's device, head-pieces, and initials; lexicon text in triple columns; full contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title; bottom 2 inches of front hinge cracked, else very good and sound. See Vancil, p. 74, for the 1659 edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theatrum machinarum novum, exhibens aquarias, alatas, ivmentarias, manuarias; pedibus, ac ponderibus versatiles, plures, et diversas molas. Variis frumentis commolendis, Chartæ, & nitrato pulveri apparando, diversis tundendis, ferrandis, terebrandis, panno constipando, decorando, aliisquè usibus destinatas, adaptatas. Annexis praetereà organorum, utensilium necessariorum, & utilium, ad haec apparanda, figuris & explicationibus. Per Georgium Andream Bocklerum, architectum & ingeniarium. Ex Germania in Latinum recens translatum Operâ R. D. Henrici Schmitz, .

      Coloniae Agrippinae: Sumptibus Pauli Principis, Technempolaei Noribergici 1662 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B.].- // 1ª ed. en latín.- Folio, (330x220mm.); [14], 55, [1] p.; 154 h. de grabados de mecánica e hidráulica; sign.: [2], 4, , A-G4; doble portada, con la impresa precedida por otra grabada por V. Sommer, con diseño del propio Böckler; 154 grabados, 30 de ellos firmados de diferentes maneras por Balthasar Schwan y 8 por Eberhard Kieser.- // Encuadernación del s. XVIII (posiblemente 1709) en plena piel; lomo de seis nervios, con cuajado y tejuelo dorados; cantos dorados a rueda; cortes jaspeados; estupendos márgenes. Leve rozadura en plano delantero; cortes débiles; mínima remarginación del margen lateral en folio 4.- // Proc.: Encolado en contraplano delantero, exlibris grabado de la biblioteca del aeronauta Charles Dollfus (1827-1907); dos exlibris manuscritos, el primero 'Dalton', fechado en 1709, en folio [1], y, fechado en julio de 1884, ilegible, en contraplano delantero, el segundo.- // Refs.: Brunet, I, 1024; Graesse, I, 459.- // Célebre compilación perteneciente al subgénero de los teatros de máquinas, que tuvo un gran éxito editorial a partir del finales del s. XVI, por su combinación de imagen, ciencia y variedad. Los Teatros de máquinas se acogían al género mayor de los Teatros, elencos que podían serlo de cualquier asunto (cabe recordar el Teatro Moral con los grabados de van Veen, ver nuestras refs. C-0393 y C-0592), cuyo común denominador era ser colecciones de grabados que deseaban ilustrar al lector sobre el asunto compendiado. Georg Böckler, arquitecto e ingeniero en Nüremberg, quiso presentar en esta obra la mecánica práctica conveniente para diferentes actividades centrándose especialmente en los molinos y las máquinas hidráulicas, sobre todo, las bombas de agua. Para ello acudió, como el mismo señala en el prólogo, a tener en cuenta dos obras. La primera, la obra de Jacobo de Strada (romano afincado al servicio de los emperadores Maximiliano II y Rodolfo II), que hizo publicar su sobrino Octavio de Strada -aunque apareció años después de muerto este- con el título de 'Kunstliche Abriß allerhand Wasser Wind Roß und Handt Mühlen'(1). En este caso, Böckler no solo tuvo en cuenta la obra, sino que además recuperó parte de las planchas con las que se había impreso para emplearlas en la suya propia. Por ejemplo, el grabado de Eberhard Kieser que figura como 133, o el grabado de Schwan que figura como número 8, que aparecían con los números 67 y 86, respectivamente, en el tomo 2 de la obra de los Strada. La segunda obra a la que había acudido Böckler era la tercera parte del 'Theatri machinarum' que Heinrich Zeising publicó en Leipzig entre 1607 y 1614, dedicada a los molinos. En estas obras y, por ende, en la recuperación llevada a cabo por Böckler, los grabados se presentan de un modo novedoso, incorporándole un escenario a las máquinas, así como manipuladores y observadores, para que el lector pudiera hacerse una idea de cómo serían en su aplicación real y pudieran admirarla(2). El propio frontispicio diseñado por Böckler muestra a Arquímedes y a Mecánico abriendo un telón tras el que se aparece una población que se beneficia de numerosos ingenios hidráulicos. El compendio de Böckler incluía también el diseño de máquinas que pudieran garantizar el perseguido 'movimiento perpetuo' (véanse los grabados 150 a 153) o la aplicación de la bastante novedosa bomba contra incendios (grabado 154) inventada unos pocos años antes. Como quiera que las obras de Strada y de Zeisling se habían publicado solo en alemán, tuvieron un mercado y una difusión reducidas, por lo que el éxito obtenido por la obra de Böckler cabría atribuirlo al hecho de que él publicase la suya también en latín. Por eso, siendo que la obra so [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chronica der Freyen Reichs-Statt Speyer, darinn von dreyerley fürnemblich gehandelt, erstlich vom Ursprung, Auffnehmen, Befreyung, Beschaffenheit deß Regiments, Freyheiten, Privilegien, Rechten, Gerechtigkeiten, denckwürdigen Sachen und Geschichten, auch underschiedlichen Kriegen und Belägerungen der Statt Speyr: Zum andern, von Anfang und Auffrichtung deß Teutschen Reiches, desselben Regierung durch König und Kayser Zum dritten von Anfang und Beschreibung der Bischoffen zu Speyr und deß Speyrischen Bisthumbs.

      Frankfurt, Fievet 1662 - 4 Bl. 1024 S., 48 Bl. 25 x 18 cm. Pergamentband der Zeit mit altem handschriftlichen Rückenschild (dieses etwas abgerieben). - Zweite Ausgabe (EA 1612) dieser beispielhaften Stadtchronik, die zu einem guten Teil auch Reichsgeschichte ist, für die Lehmann noch auf den kompletten Aktenbestand der Reichsstadt Speyer zurückgreifen konnte. Sie brachte ihm den Ruf eines “deutschen Livius” ein (ADB XVIII, 134). – Dahlmann-W. 1935 – Die „Lehmannsche Chronik“ endet mit dem Tod Kaiser Friedrichs III. im Jahr 1493. - Teilweise etwas gebräunt. Ansonsten gutes und sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Map-ISOLE TREMITI-ISLANDS-ADRIATIC SEA-ITALY-Blaeu-1662

      - Map: 'Insulae Tremitanae olim Diomedeae dictae.' Bird's-eye view of the Tremiti Islands (Isole Tremiti) in the Adriatic, Italy. With compass rose, key and sailing ships. Copperplate engraving on a verge type of hand-laid paper. With beautiful hand colouring. Description: This antique map by Joan Blaeu originates from his Atlas Maior, published in The Netherlands ca. 1662.Artists and Engravers: Joan Blaeu (1596 - 1673) was a Dutch cartographer. He was born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu. In 1620 he became a doctor of law but he joined the work of his father. In 1635 they published the Atlas Novus (full title: Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive, Atlas novus) in two volumes. Joan and his brother Cornelius took over the studio after their father died in 1638. Joan became the official cartographer of the Dutch East India Company. Around 1649 Joan Blaeu published a collection of Dutch city maps named Tooneel der Steeden (Views of Cities). In 1651 he was voted into the Amsterdam council. In 1654 Joan published the first atlas of Scotland, devised by Timothy Pont. In 1662 he reissued the atlas with 11 volumes, and one for oceans. It was also known as Atlas Maior. A cosmology was planned as their next project, but a fire destroyed the studio completely in 1672. Joan Blaeu died in Amsterdam the following year. Condition: Good/excellent General age-related toning and light staining from handling as visible on image. Paper in the margins slightly browned. Very wide margins. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-P5-04 The overall size is ca. 24.4 x 20.5 inch. The image size is ca. 19.7 x 15 inch. The overall size is ca. 62 x 52 cm. The image size is ca. 50 x 38 cm.

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        MIDDLESEX, MIDDLE- SEXIA, LONDON, BLAEU Original antique hand coloured map 1662

      - MIDDLE-SEXIAbyJOHANNES BLAEUPublished Amsterdam 1662 in "Geographiae Blauianae Volumen Quintum quo Angliae quae est Europae liber undecimus continetur".A fine original Blaeu copper engraved county map of Middlesex.The title is displayed in a decorative cartouche featuring a harvest of wheat and fruit.The city of London is shown in pictorial form and much of the map covers present day Greater London.Many London districts eg. Chelsea, (Chelsey), Kensington, Stepney, Islington, Clapham etc are shown as outlying villages.A coat of arms adds to the visual appeal.Enhanced with original hand colour which remains bright and fresh. Latin text verso.Fine condition other than very light toning and minor age related blemishes. Free of repairs or restoration. Centre fold as issued.A crisp, dark impression. The heavy grade hand laid paper remains robust and stable. Approx. 20" x 16" (500mm x 410mm) map area only, with good margins beyond. Please see also close up images.Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571 -1638) founded the Blaeu publishing company which dominated the mapmaking industry of 17th century Netherlands. His sons Joan (Johannes) and Cornelius continued the family business after Willem's death in 1638. Their greatest achievement was perhaps the famous atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive, Atlas Novus", which eventually ran to 12 volumes and was published in several languages from 1635 - 1662. The print shop and warehouse was destroyed by fire in 1672 and Willem's last son died the following year.    A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 300 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTSD1017

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        HERTFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDIA COMITATUS, BLAEU Original antique hand col. map 1662

      - HERTFORDIA COMITATUSVernaculeHERTFORDSHIREbyJOHANNES BLAEU Published Amsterdam 1662 in;"Geographiae Blauianae Volumen Quintum quo Angliae quae est Europae liber undecimus continetur".A fine original Blaeu copper engraved map of Hertfordshire.The title is displayed in a decorative cartouche featuring a harvest scene with putti and men at prayer.A second cartouche containing the scale of miles is surmounted by a Civil War scene with a cavalier signing a document.Royal coats of arms and the arms of local noblemen add to the visual appeal. Latin text verso.Enhanced with contemporary hand colour which remains bright and fresh. Fine condition other than minor age blemishes, free of repairs or restoration. Centre fold as issued.A crisp, dark impression. The heavy grade hand laid paper remains robust and stable. Approx. 19.5" x 15" (500mm x 380mm) map area only, with full margins beyond. Please see also close up images.Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571 -1638) founded the Blaeu publishing company which dominated the map making industry of 17th century Netherlands. His sons Joan (Johannes) and Cornelius continued the family business after Willem's death in 1638. Their greatest achievement was perhaps the famous atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive, Atlas Novus", which eventually ran to 12 volumes and was published in several languages from 1635 - 1662. The print shop and warehouse was destroyed by fire in 1672 and Willem's last son died the following year. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 350 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTSD1017

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        ENGLAND & WALES, Anglia Regnum, BLAEU original hand coloured antique map 1662

      - ANGLIA REGNUMbyJOHANNES BLAEU Published Amsterdam 1662 in;"Geographiae Blauianae Volumen Quintum quo Angliae quae est Europae liber undecimus continetur".A fine original Blaeu copper engraved map of England and Wales with the east coast of Ireland.A highly detailed, handsome, well balanced map with a density of marked place names.The title is displayed in a decorative cartouche with Royal coats of arms.The scale of miles is flanked by sheep and putti with an armillary sphere.Several sailing ships in the sea area add to the visual appeal. Latin text verso.Enhanced with contemporary hand colour which remains bright and fresh. Fine condition other than minor age blemishes, free of repairs or restoration. Centre fold as issued.A crisp, dark impression. The heavy grade hand laid paper remains robust and stable. Approx. 19.5" x 15" (500mm x 380mm) map area only, with full margins beyond. Please see also close up images.Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571 -1638) founded the Blaeu publishing company which dominated the map making industry of 17th century Netherlands. His sons Joan (Johannes) and Cornelius continued the family business after Willem's death in 1638. Their greatest achievement was perhaps the famous atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Sive, Atlas Novus", which eventually ran to 12 volumes and was published in several languages from 1635 - 1662. The print shop and warehouse was destroyed by fire in 1672 and Willem's last son died the following year. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 350 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTSD1017

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        Etymologicon linguae latinae.

      VOSSIUS G. J. Gerardi Joannis Vossii Etymologicon linguae latinae. Praefigitur Ejusdem de Literarum permutatione tractatus. Amstelodami, Apud Ludovicum et Danielem Elzevirios, 1662. Un volume in 4to (cm.37x24). 34 cc.n.nn., pp.606. Frontespizio con caratteri neri e rossi. Testo su due colonne. Tracce d'umido. Prima carta bianca e frontespizio slegati. Pergamena coeva con unghie. Edizione originale. In questo tiraggio manca l'insegna tipografica raffigurante Minerva al frontespizio (vedi foto). Pieters, pag.221 n.13; Willems, 1295; Brunet V, 1373. Gerardus Johannes Vossius, (Latin), Dutch Gerhard Johann Voss (born 1577, near Heidelberg [Germany]died March 19, 1649, Amsterdam [Netherlands]), Dutch humanist theologian, one of the foremost scholars of the Dutch Republic's "Golden Age". Vossius studied at Leiden, where he made a lasting friendship with the jurist and scholar Hugo Grotius. In 1615 he became regent of the theological college of the States-General at Leiden and soon joined the controversy over Arminianism, a liberal reaction to the Calvinist doctrine of predestination. His mediating role was suspected by the Calvinists, and he resigned his chair in 1619. So great, however, was Vossius's reputation as a scholar that in 1622 he was appointed professor of rhetoric and chronology (later also Greek) at the University of Leiden. He twice refused invitations to Cambridge but accepted a nonresident prebendary at Canterbury offered him by Charles I and Archbishop William Laud. He was installed there in 1629 and received a doctorate of civil law from Oxford. In 1632 Vossius left Leiden to become professor of history at the newly founded Athenaeum at Amsterdam. (britannica.com)

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        Antique Print-FRANCE-SAINTOGNE-XAINTOGNE-CHARENTE MARITIME-Blaeu-1662

      - Antique print, titled: 'Xaintogne, avec le Pays d'Aulnis, le Brouageais, Terre d'Arvert, &c.' - The (defunct) department of Saintogne in France, now part Charente-Maritime. Etching/engraving, with old hand colouring, certain important cities heightened with gold on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: This print originates from: Joan Blaeu published this map of Saintonge in 1662 in his Atlas Maior. The map is a copy of a map by Willem Jansz. Blaeu (1571-1638) of the same area from 1635, but this map is more detailed and the scale of this map by Joan Blaeu is larger. Joan Blaeu probable used for the composition of his map work by the French cartographer Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) published by Jan Janssonius (1588-1664) in Amsterdam in 1646. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Joan Blaeu'. Joan Blaeu (23 September 1596 - 28 May 1673) was a Dutch cartographer. He was born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu. In 1620 he became a doctor of law but he joined the work of his father. In 1635 they published the Atlas Novus (full title: Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive, Atlas novus) in two volumes. Joan and his brother Cornelius took over the studio after their father died in 1638. Joan became the official cartographer of the Dutch East India Company. Around 1649 Joan Blaeu published a collection of Dutch city maps named Tooneel der Steeden (Views of Cities). In 1654 Joan published the first atlas of Scotland, devised by Timothy Pont. In 1662 he reissued the atlas with 11 volumes, and one for oceans. It was also known as Atlas Maior. A cosmology was planned as their next project, but a fire destroyed the studio completely in 1672. Joan Blaeu died in Amsterdam the following year. Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Sheet overall a little browned and slightly stained. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B60-16 The overall size is ca. 24.5 x 21.7 inch. The image size is ca. 21.3 x 19.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 62.2 x 55.2 cm. The image size is ca. 54 x 48.8 cm.

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        Rendsburgum, Chilonium et Bordesholma, sive Holsatia Propria. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte von C.L. Rodtgiesser nach J. Mejer aus Atlas Major bei Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1662. 41 x 62,5 cm.

       1662 Gebiet zwischen Rendsburg und Kiel, Bad Segeberg im Südosten und Wilster im Südwesten, Insetplan von Rendsburg oben links, daneben Titelkartusche, Dedikations- und Maßstabskartusche in den rechten beiden Ecken. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Deß Hertzogthumbs Steyer Goldschmidt-Ordnung.

      Graz, Widmannstetter, 1662 - 2 Bll., 16 S. Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten (fehlt auf der ÖNB). - Graff 524 (kennt nur das Exemplar auf der Steiemärkischen Landesbibliothek). - Die erste Handwerksordnung für die steirischen Goldschmiede war 1571 erschienen und ist laut Josef Joos (Das steirische Goldschmiedehandwerk bis ins 19. Jahrhundert. in Kunst und Kunsthandwerk. Jg. 21 / 1919) nicht mehr auffindbar. Diese erste Goldschmiedeordnung war aber bald unbrauchbar und wurde durch jene von Erzherzog Ernst erlassene und 1592 publizierte ersetzt. Diese blieb für lange Zeit in Kraft. Im Jahre 1651 petinionierten die Grazer Goldschmiede um die Bewilligung der 13lötigen Augsburger, an Stelle der üblichen 14lötigen Wiener Silberprobe. Der Kaiser bewilligte am am 10. April 1652 diese Bitte ordnete aber gleichzeitig an, daß nun neben den zwei Zechmeistern auch der Münzwardein die Probe auf den Feingehalt vorzunehmen habe. Die Grazer Goldschmiede lehnten dies aber ab und arbeiteten mit dem 14lötigen Silber weiter. Kaiser Leopold I. bestätigte einige Jahre danach, am 23. Juli 1660, die alte Ordnung, befahl aber am 9. August 1662 einen Neudruck der Grazer Goldschmiedeordnung, der die Resolution vom 10. April 1652 berücksichtigt. Für die ganze Steiermark wird hiermit die 13lötige Silberprobe und für Goldarbeiten die Feine von 16 bis 18 Karat - aber nicht darunter - zugelassen. Im übrigen ist an der Goldschmiedeordnung von 1592 nichts von Belang verändert worden. - Etw. wasserrandig und gebräunt. Exlibris. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 400 Kl.-4°. Mod. Pp. (leicht bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        White-ladies: or his sacred majesties Most miraculous Preservation, After the battle at worcester, September 3. 1651. Faithfully imparted for the satisfaction of the Nation by Eye-witnesses. By Special Command

      London: Printed for the Author, 1662. 32pp, [1]. With a woodcut frontispiece, trimmed and window-mounted. Recent red morocco, lettered in gilt. A trifle sunned and rubbed, soiling to upper board. Many leaves expertly remounted at gutter, touching text of A2, without loss of sense. Occasional slight shaving to upper margin touching pagination numerals. An anonymous narrative of the tribulations suffered by Charles II following defeat at the Battle of Worcester apparently 'issued by special command', likely in an attempt to profit from the Restoration. The terminal leaf bears a statement from the publisher announcing their intention to print a further volume should this first part find success - it would appear that this did not come to fruition. Rare, with ESTC locating copies of this octavo edition at only two locations in the British Isles (BL and Oxford), and one further in North America (Minnesota). Copies of the quarto edition are recorded at two British locations (BL and Oxford), with none elsewhere. ESTC R219459, Wing W1861.. First octavo edition. 8vo.

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        Traité de la Connoissance des Animaux, où tout ce qui a esté dit Pour, et Contre le Raisonnement des Bestes, est examiné.

      A Paris, chez Iacques d'Allin, 1662. - in-4. 4ff. 30pp. 5ff. 390pp. (i.e. 388). Plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné, aux armes du duc Alexandre de La Rochefoucauld (reliure ancienne, la coiffe supérieure manque, mors supérieur fendu). Edition Originale imprimée en 1648 (exemplaire de seconde émission avec un nouveau titre à la date de 1662) du plus important ouvrage de l'auteur. Il réfute notamment l'opinion de Descartes selon laquelle les animaux sont incapables de penser. Marin Cureau de la Chambre (1594-1669), médecin de Louis XIV, fut membre de l'Académie Française et l'un des fondateurs de l’Académie des Sciences. Il fut l'un des premiers à écrire sur des matières scientifiques en français. "Il eut le mérite d'écrire dans un excellent style et en français, ce qui était une innovation hardie à une époque où toutes les questions scientifiques étaient traitées en latin ( ) et celui de parler clairement la langue scientifique" (Larousse). Séduisant exemplaire en reliure armoriée provenant de la fameuse bibliothèque du Château de la Roche-Guyon, avec les armes du duc Alexandre de La Rochefoucauld (1690-1762) estampées sur les plats, et le cachet de la bibliothèque sur la page de titre. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Brevia Parliamentaria Rediviva, In XIII Sections, Conteining.

      1662 - Prynne Reviews the History of Parliamentary Writs and Practice Prynne, William [1600-1669]. Brevia Parliamentaria Rediviva. In XIII Sections Conteining Several Catalogues of the Numbers, Dates of All Bundles of Original Writs of Summons and Elections Newly Found, Or Formerly Extant in the Tower of London During the Reigns of King Edw. 1, 2, 3. R. 2. H. 4, 5, 6. And E. 4 Being 117 Bundles: Of All the Knights Names of Each County Retorned on These Writs; And all Cities, Boroughs, Ports Therin Summoned to Elect, Send, Or Actually Returning Citizens, Burgesses, Barons, And How Oft They Did it During These Kings Reigns: With 3. Catalogues of All the Citizens, Burgesses Retorned on These Writs for Bathe, Bristol, London: The Ancient Forms of Elections, Retorns Cedules, Indentures Relating to Each County, City, Borough, Port; Besides Sundry Rare Writs, Records, Memorials, And Observations from them Touching Elections, Retorns: The True Original Creation, Continuance, Discontinuance, Exemption of Antient Boroughs: The Late Erections of New, and Revival of Some Old Petty Boroughs; Most of Which Writs, Bundles, Records, Rarities (Long Buryed in Dust and Darknesse in Caesars Chappel) Hitherto Unknown, Were Lately Discovered, And Here Published for the Benefit of Posterity. London: Printed for the Author, 1662. [xxiv], 232 pp., 233-248 ff., [4], 249-384, 369-376, 393-398, [2] pp. Pagination irregular, text complete. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, recently rebacked in calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and retained contemporary lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and a some minor nicks and scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges cracked, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Title page printed within typographical border. Moderate toning to text, occasional minor worming to foot of text block, light soiling to title page. $750. * Only edition. Complete in itself, this is the third part of a four-volume collection issued from 1659 to 1664 known collectively as the Brief Register. The 1662 volume contains Parliamentary material from the reigns of King Edward I trough King Edward IV. Other volumes contain writs from different periods. Prynne was a contentious and erudite Puritan attorney and legal antiquarian who wrote several books and pamphlets ab. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chymista scepticus vel dubia et paradoxa chymico-physica, circa spagyricorum principa, vulgo dicta hypostatica, Prout proponi & propugnari solent à Turba Alchimistarum. Cui pars premittitur, alterius cujusdem dissertationis ad idem argumentum spectans.

      Rotterdam: A. Leers, 1662. First Latin edition, one of two issues, each published one year after the first English edition (the other was published at London, no priority established), of this milestone in the history of chemistry. "His most important work [where he] set down his corpuscular theory of the constitution of matter, which finally freed chemistry from the restrictions of the Greek concept of the four elements, and was the forerunner of Dalton's atomic theory" (Sparrow). "Boyle's most celebrated book is his Sceptical Chymist ... It contains the germs of many ideas elaborated by Boyle in his later publications" (Partington II, p. 496). This Latin edition is the second edition overall; both issues are very rare: we have been unable to locate any copy of either issue in auction records. OCLC lists six copies of the Rotterdam issue and four of the London issue in the US. The first English edition now commands a very high price - the last complete copy at auction sold for £362,500 in 2015 - so that this first Latin edition is the earliest form of Boyle's greatest work that is accessible to the majority of collectors. Provenance: Michel Angelo di Biblia (inscription on title). "The 'Sceptical Chymist' is one of the great books in the history of scientific thought, for it not only marks the transition from alchemy to modern chemistry but is a plea, couched in most modern terms, for the adoption of the experimental method. Boyle inveighed against the inaccurate terminology of the 'vulgar spagyrists' and the 'hermetick philosophers,' as he termed the alchemists who refused to define their terms ... He predicted that many more [elements] existed than had been described, but insisted that many substances, then thought to be elemental, were, in fact, chemical compounds. He set forth the modern distinction between a compound and a mixture, pointing out that a true chemical compound possessed properties entirely different from either of its constituents" (Fulton). "The importance of Boyle's book must be sought in his combination of chemistry with physics. His corpuscular theory, and Newton's modification of it, gradually led chemists towards an atomic view of matter ... Boyle distinguished between mixtures and compounds and tried to understand the latter in terms of the simpler chemical entities from which they could be constructed. His argument was designed to lead chemists away from the pure empiricism of his predecessors and to stress the theoretical, experimental and mechanistic elements of chemical science. The Sceptical Chymist is concerned with the relations between chemical substances rather than with transmuting one metal into another or the manufacture of drugs. In this sense the book must be considered as one of the most significant milestones on the way to the chemical revolution of Lavoisier in the late eighteenth century" (PMM). "Boyle has ben called the founder of modern chemistry, for three reasons: (1) he realized that chemistry is worthy of study for its own sake and not merely as an aid to medicine or alchemy - although he believed in the possibility of the latter; (2) he introduced a rigorous experimental method into chemistry; (3) he gave a clear definition of an element and showed by experiment that the four elements of Aristotle and the three principles of the alchemists (mercury, sulphur and salt) did not deserve to be called elements or principles at all, since none of them could be extracted from bodies" (Partington II, p. 495). The Sceptical Chymist takes the form of a dialogue, clearly modeled on Galileo's Dialogo, involving four participants. The Aristotelian Themistius and the Paracelsian Philoponus state their positions briefly, but soon fall silent. A wide-ranging discussion ensues between the sceptical Carneades (Boyle himself) and Eleutherius, the open-minded enquirer. Carneades argues - citing many experimental examples - that the Aristotelian four-element system and the Paracelsian three-principle model give equally inadequate explanations of what happens when complex substances are attacked by fire, or by powerful solvents. He shows that these processes often generate new compounds, rather than the promised 'primitive and simple, or perfectly unmingled bodies', which remain stubbornly elusive. His second proposal is more speculative - and theologically more dangerous. Boyle believed, and hoped to prove in time, that the ultimate constituents of bodies were minute atoms, differing only in 'bulk, figure, texture and motion'. This idea was first suggested by the ancient Greek natural philosophers Leucippus and Democritus. Their successor, Epicurus, incorporated it into a godless materialistic world-view that was universally condemned by Christian theologians. Consequently, atomistic theories were suppressed for centuries. By the mid-17th century the works of the classical Greek atomists had been printed, translated and commented upon by scholars such as Pierre Gassendi, though there was still considerable hostility to them from clergy of all persuasions. But Boyle - a devout (though somewhat unorthodox) Christian who funded translations of the Gospels into many languages, including Gaelic and Turkish - saw no reason why a benign deity could not have chosen to create an atomic universe. Dibner, Heralds 39; Grolier/Horblit 14; Norman 299; Partington II, pp. 495-8; PMM 141; Sparrow, Milestones 27 (all for the first edition in English). Fulton 37. Two parts in one vol., 8vo (165 x 102 mm), pp. [18], 24 [Considerationes physicae]; [ii], 294 [Chymista scepticus], woodcut printer's device on title. Contemporary worn but unrestored calf. Toning throughout, but less than usually found in this work. Early inscriptions to title, small repair with Japanese paper due to the ink.

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        Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris Germaniae Descriptio. - T'Amsterdam, by Frederick de Widt In de Calverstraet by den Dam In de Witte Pas-Caart Anno 1662':.

      - Kupferstich b. Frederick de Wit in Amsterdam, dat. 1662, 44 x 57 Schilder-Stopp, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, Vol. VI, S. 250, 51.4; van der Heijden, Old maps of the Netherlands 1548-1794, 61, 4. state. - Karte der siebzehn Provinzen umgeben von drei Randleisten mit Stadtansichten von Toff van Brussel, Leeuwarden, Utrecht, Mechelen, Limburg, Luxembourg (Luxenburg), Arnhem, Gent, Arras, Bergen (Mons), Amsterdam, Middelburg, Namur (Namen), Zutphen, Antwerpen, Deventer Groeningen und Toff van Holland. A rare carte-a-figures map of the 17 Provinces. - The map was originally engraved and published by P. Kaerius in 1607. - Van der Heijden notes that in 1662, the plate came in the possession of F. de Wit, who re-engraved the cartouche of the map. - He added two large vessels between the title cartouche and compass-rose.

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