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        VOYAGE DE LA FRANCE EQUINOXIALE EN L'ISLE DE CAYENNE, ENTREPRIS PAR LES FRANÇOIS EN L'ANNÉE M.DC.LII

      Paris. 1664.. [24],432pp. Small quarto. Later vellum. Some foxing and browning, especially affecting title-leaf and late leaves, else very good. One of the primary sources for the French ventures in Guiana. Biet was a French priest who went to the West Indies in 1652. The work is divided into three sections. The first part describes his voyage out, the second part describes events at the colony for the next fifteen months, and the third part provides a description of the country and the Indians. The author also made a short journey to Barbados, Martinique, and Guadeloupe, and offers some useful information about those regions. The work contains a vocabulary of the Caribbee Indian language. CROUSE, FRENCH PIONEERS IN THE WEST INDIES, p.273. SABIN 5269. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 664/15. LeCLERC 165. HANDLER, BARBADOS HISTORY, p.5. MAGGS BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA V:4336.

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        Les Oeuvres de Maistre Iean Bacquet, Advocat du Roy, En Chambre

      1664. Bacquet, Jean [d.1597]. [Belut, Nicolas, Editor]. Les Oeuvres de Maistre Iean Bacquet, Advocat du Roy, En Chambre du Roy, En la Chambre du Thresor: Contenans Diverse Traitez Sommairement Enoncez en la Page Huitieme; Enrichis de Plusieurs Arrests, & Decisions Notables. Revue et Corrigee. Paris: Chez Iean Du Puis, 1664 (title page of first work erroneously dated 1665). Five volumes in one, each with title page and individual pagination. Main texts printed in double columns. Folio (14-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary speckled calf, gilt frames to boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and a few scuffs, joints just starting at ends, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, crack between front endleaf and title page of first volume, another after final text leaf and rear endleaf. Large printer devices to title page, attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Early owner signatures to preliminaries. Offsetting to margins of endleaves, occasional faint dampstaining to margins and light foxing, interior otherwise fresh. A handsome volume. * Later edition. Bacquet, an important French jurist, was King's Advocate of the Treasury Chamber. As indicated by Les Oeuvres, he was a prolific author on a wide variety of topics. First published in 1597, the five volumes contain treatises on escheat, aliens, land tenure and judicial administration. There is also a compilation of law reports compiled by Belut. Well-respected works, they went through several editions. The final edition, by Claude-Joseph de Ferriere, was published in 1744. OCLC locates 2 imprints from 1664 in the United States (Tulane Law Library, University of Kansas). Another copy located at George Washington University Law School. British Museum Catalogue (Compact edition) 2:99.

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        The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution

      2011. [Lincoln, Charles Zebina, Johnson, William H., Northrup, Ansel Judd, Compilers]. The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, The Commissions and Instructions to Colonial Governors, The Duke's Laws, The Laws of the Dongan and Leisler Assemblies, The Charters of Albany and New York and the Acts of the Colonial Legislatures from 1691 to 1775 Inclusive. Transmitted to the legislature by the Commissioners of Statutory Revision, Pursuant to Chapter 125 of the Laws of 1891. Originally published: Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894. Five vols. xxi, 1092; 1113; 1181, 1187; 931 pp. Reprinted 2006, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616192532. ISBN-10: 1616192534. Paperback 5 vol. set [with] (1) searchable DVD of the 5 volume work. New. * Reprint of the first edition. With indexes. An excellent resource for students of colonial law, this is a complete compilation of New York colonial laws. It contains complete texts of all acts printed in every compilation from the 1694 edition by Bradford to the 1775 edition by Hugh Gaine. These texts have been compared and corrected in reference to the original parchment law-rolls in the state library. This collection provides unparalleled insights into the colony's legal, political and social history. DVD sold alone,

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        Istoria Dell' Eroiche Attioni Di Ugo Il Grande Duca Della Toscana...Con La Cronica dell' Abbadia Di Fiorenza...La Galleria Sepolcrale...et Le Memorie Di Pescia Terra Cospicua, e Principalissima Di Toscana

      Milano Italia: R.D. Corte, Per Giulio Cesare Malatesta Stampatore R.C., 1664. Printed in several sections, revising and adding hundreds of pages to the original of 1643; (18) + 74 + 12 + (4) + 465 + (1) + 164 + (7) + 4 pages; illustrated frontispiece engraving by Valeggia after Rusca; woodcut initials, tailpiece ornaments, sidebar & within-text illustrations, including some full-page; depicting the authors' research into the (especially royal) family genealogy, heraldry and prosopography of various areas in Italy; Italian (with some Latin) text; previous owner name at bottom of printed title, partially over-written by another, both indecipherable; front endpaper with one small notation; binding approx. 6 1/2" x 9" size (16.5 cm x 22.5 cm approx.); in full contemporary limp vellum, handwritten spine title and author name; edges of block lightly red-sprinkled; binding with soiling and wear; endpapers a bit crudely attached, the vellum wrinkly; text block solidly sewn, generally very clean and fresh, with a few marginal spots & tiny holes, very unobtrusive; final leaf with some edge-crinkling; in very good condition; Placido Puccinelli (1609 - 1685) Cassinese monk, historian & scholar.. Enlarged and Revised Edition. Vellum. Very Good.

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        Corpus juris civilis. Editio nova, prioribus correctior.

      Amsterdam & Leiden, Jan Blaeu, Ludwig & Daniel Elezevier, Frans Hack, 1663-1664. - 2 Teile in 1 Bd. (24), 1037, (1) SS. 820, (2) SS. Gest. Frontispiz. Marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Marmorierter Schnitt. 8vo. Textausgabe ohne die Noten und Glossen der im Vorjahr erschienenen Elzevier-Folio-Edition, in einer schönen, hier eigentlich von Blaeu ausgeführten Ausgabe. "Èdition recherchée à cause de sa belle exécution typographique [.] Elle doit principalement sa réputation au nom des Elzevier qui figure sur le frontispice. Mais ce ne sont pas les Elzevier qui l'ont imprimée: la souscription placée à la fin du second volume indique expressément qu'elle a été exécutée par Jean Blaeu, à Amsterdam" (Willems). Als handliche Taschenausgabe war die vorliegende vor allem in der juristischen Ausbildung verbreitet. Das gestochene Titelblatt zeigt Kaiser Justinian umgeben von Allegorien (ganz oben thronend die Justitia). - Einband berieben; Ecken und Kanten bestoßen; Rücken stärker lädiert. Zahlreiche Griffregister aus Pergament (18. Jh.). Mehrere Bll. lose bzw. gelockert; einige Randhinterlegungen. Gutes Arbeitsexemplar. Willems 1323. Spangenberg 469.

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        La Corte Santa. Primera y Segunda Parte. Traducida en castellano por Don Francisco Antonio Cruzado y Aragón

      Madrid, por Joseph Fernandez de Buendia, a costa de Lorenzo de Ibarra, Mercader de Libros, 1664 y1665. Dos volúmenes en 4to.; 12 hs., 388 pp., 6 hs. y 12 hs., 482 pp., 3 hs. Portadas con escudos dibujados y grabados por Marcos Orozco, el primero de Guillen Ramón de Moncada, Marques de Aytona, Gran Senescal de los Reynos de la Corona de Aragon, y el segundo de Guillen de Moncada, Aragón, Luna y Cardona, Príncipe de Paternò y Conde de Montalto, a quienes están dedicadas cada una de las partes. Encuadernación en pergamino para la primera parte y en piel marbreada con lomera ornada y tejuelos para la segunda, ambas de la época.

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        Brevis et Enucleata Expositio in Institutionum Justiniani. Libros Quatuor.

      TREVENAY Stephani 1664 - RO80087556: Ouvrage de 477 pages. Ex-Libris manuscrit sur la page de titre. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Reliure plein veau marron. Filets et fleurons dorés sur le dos à 4 nerfs. Tranches tachetées rouges. couverture muette. Ouvrage en latin. Epidermures sur le dos et les plats. Quelques annotations à la plume, en marges et sur la 2ème de couverture. Quelques traces d'humidité dans le texte. Petit manque sur la coiffe en pied. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Properties in the settlement of Trois-Rivières. Manuscript document signed twice

      Trois-Rivières (Quebec): 16 May, 1664. Lande, Creditability of Land, #286. Good/A leaf from the register of Trois-Rivières, signed by the first governor of New France, Saffray Mézy, and by François Laval, as Bishop of Pétrée. Trois-Rivières, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice rivers, was the second city to be founded in New France (after Quebec City, before Montreal) and – thanks to its strategic location – played an important role in the colony and in the fur trade. The settlement became the seat of a regional government in 1665, the year following this document. The text, which breaks off mid-sentence, ratifies the ownership of a property by jacques Ménard and his wife, Catherine Forestier. The document names Ménard's neighbors, Guillaume Pépin, Antoine Desrosiers, and Alexandre Raoul. A second paragraph awards property to one Pierre Dizy de Montplaisir, and it lists his neighbors, Jacques Hertel and Médard Chouard. 240 x 355 mm; one leaf, extracted. Professionally reinforced on four sides and on horizontal fold with Japan paper. Text quite faded but legible. Marginal stains.

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        The Wicked Life and Wofull Death of Herod the Great, a Stranger by Nation, yet by the Romans made King of the Jews

      London - William Miller, 1664 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce First Edition of Clarke's life of Herod. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. With an engraved frontis. Taking in also the Story of the Jews during all the time of his Reign, which was about 37 years: whereof thirty five were before the Incarnation of Christ, and two after. Whereby much light is given to many passages in the Evangelists: and at which time that Prophesie of old Jacob was fulfilled: The Scepter shall not depart from Judah, not a Law-giver from between his feet, till Shilo come. Gen. 49. 10. - Title page. Samuel Clarke(15991682), clergyman, ejected minister, and biographer . . . specialized in compilations of biographies, taken in the main from the printed and manuscript works of other godly ministers, and in collections of cautionary tales and cases of conscience, again extracted from others' writings -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The front hinge is starting but still firm. There is only some mild wear to the extremities, with just some mild bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages have occasional spots, very mild browning, and light tidemarks which do not affect text. The front free endpaper is partially detatched. The frontis has been repaired, and hasa small split to the top of the inner margin. There are embossed institutional stamps to the first three pages and last printed page, which has slight chips to the outer margin. There are repairs to smallclosed tears on one side of the first eight pages. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Satyre Menippée de la vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne. Et de la tenue des estats de Paris [.].

      "Ratisbonne" (d. i. Leiden oder Brüssel?), "Mathias Kerner" (d. i. Johannes Elzevier Wwe. oder Frans Foppens?), 1664. - 7, (1), 336 SS. Mit einer mehrf. gefalteten gest. Tafel. Halblederband des 18. Jhs. mit Marmorbezug; zwei goldgepr. schwarze Rückenschildchen. Gr.-12mo. Noch frühe Ausgabe dieser erstmals 1593 erschienenen politischen Satire. Neben dem führenden Autor Pierre Leroy wird das Werk auch noch weiteren Schriftstellern zugeordnet, was auf eine kollektive Autorschaft schließen lässt. Das bis ins 19. Jh. vielgelesene und -gedruckte Werk stellt eine Satire auf die Katholische Liga dar, in der sowohl die protestantische wie auch die katholische Seite viel Identifikationspotential fand. - Druckort laut VD 17 und Weller Leiden; von Brunet mit Brüssel aufgelöst. - Einband und Buchrücken mit Wurmspuren; unteres Kapital defekt. VD 17, 23:298711C. Brunet V, 145. BL (German books) L577. Weller (Druckorte) II, 17.

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        THE OPTICK GLASSE OF HUMORS

      London, printed for G. Dawson, 1664.. Or The Touchstone of a Golden Temperature: Or the Philosophers Stone to make a golden temper. Wherein the foure complexions, sangume, cholericke, phligmaticke, melancholicke, are succinctly painted forth, and their externall intimates laid open to the purblind eye of ignorance it self, by which every one may judge of what complexion he is, and answerably learne what is most sutable to his nature. 1664, edition not stated. Small 8vo, 150 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, engraved pictorial extra title page showing 2 representatives of Oxford and Cambridge universities holding aloft the optic glass, dated 1663, engraved plate at page 77 shows a chart of the four humours underneath 2 small views of the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge, pages (26), 168, bound in modern quarter calf over marbled sides, blind rules to spine, gilt lettered morocco label from previous binding, new endpapers. Engraved extra title page laid down on paper, fore-edge margin trimmed close, printed title page discreetly strengthened at fore-edge and browned in margins, name on title page and on reverse, manuscript note on reverse of engraved plate also, 1 letter just showing through, fore-edge margin of engraved plate trimmed close, some other margins trimmed, one side note shaved, some pages lightly browned, a few inner margins, including inner margin of engraved plate, expertly strengthened with archival tissue, hardly noticeable, a couple of gatherings tightly bound, all still easily readable, 1 lower corner torn off, no loss, a little light brown staining to 1 page, all still legible, couple of worm holes in 3 fore-edge margins, faint water -stain in fore-edge margin of last 40 pages, binding tight and firm. A good copy of a scarce book. Thomas Walkington (c.1575–1621) was a Church of England clergyman. His work on Galen's four temperamental types was first published in 1607 and 'went beyond the usual expository tradition of such treatises... Lively, witty, and concerned at least as much to entertain as instruct, it foreshadowed the literary culmination of the tradition in Burton"s Anatomy of Melancholy' (ODNB). It contains an early reference to the dangers of tobacco. (Krivatsy, 17th Cent. Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, No. 12582). A catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Medical Library, No 6687 for earlier editions. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Technica Curiosa, sive mirabilia artis, libris XII. comprehensa; quibus varia experimenta, varia´que technasmata pneumatica, hydraulica, hydrotechnica, mechanica, graphica, cyclometrica, chronometrica, automatica, cabalistica, alia´que artis arcana ac miracula... I-II

      Wuerzburg/Nuernberg: Jobus Hertz for Johann Andreas Endter, 1664 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Two volumes, small 4to. (200x160 mm). Vol. I: [42], 579 [1] pp., half title, extra engraved title (mounted to half title at gutter), title printed in red and black, full page engraved portrait on verso, 1 full page engraved armorial plate, and 40 partly folding engraved plates (plates numbered XVI present twice before pp.330 and 333, plates XXXVIII and XXXIX on a single sheet, plate XXXVI misbound before p.97); Vol. II: [2], 583-1044, [16] pp., 21 partly folding engraved plates (plate XVII and XVIII on a single sheet), occasional minor foxing and browning. 18th-century half calf (partly rubbed and worn, partly split joints), spine gilt, speckled edges, some worming to vol. I hinges, head of spine of vol. II chipped. One leaf partly loose at the beginning of vol. II, a few leaves worn in the margins, minor foxing and staining. Very view faded annotations in old hand. An excellent copy, rare in this complete state with the frontispiece and all engravings present as called for. ---- BM/STC German (17th-c.) S1255; Duveen p. 537; Norman 1911; Waller 20243. - First edition of this collection of mechanical marvels including a detailed account of Otto von Guericke's experiment with vacuums which took place at Magdeburg in 1654; two teams of eight horse each were unable to separate the two hemispheres of a hollow sphere as long as sufficient vacuum was maintained within the sphere (see illustration). The work also contains accounts of the earliest use of the diving bell, Torricelli's experiments on the barometer, Boyle's experiments on air pressure, chronometers, perpetual motion machines etc..

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        Suthsexia Vernacule Sussex

      Atlas Maior, 1664. Sussex Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition Size: 52.5 x 38 cm. (20½ x 15 inches) Exceptional example of this decorative map of Sussex. Large margins. Dutch text on verso. Has the coat of arms of King Charles I on the left and the old Plantagenet coat of arms on the right (first used by Richard the Lionheart), as well as 4 coats of arms of local noblemen in between. The map first appeared in Joan Blaeu's 1645 atlas of England. Like most maps in the atlas it was copied from one in John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (1611-1612). Blaeu's atlas was both published separately and added as an appendix to his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and then to his Atlas Maior . In the present second state, it appeared in these atlases from 1646 to 1667.

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        Lothian and Linlitquo

      Amsterdam: , 1664. Size: 530 × 625 mm. Copperplate engraving with beautiful early hand colour. Dutch text on verso. Some water staining and mild damp stains to margins, small repaired tear to lower central margin, otherwise in very good condition. A splendidly decorative and striking map of the areas of Lothian and Linlithgow in Scotland by premier seventeenth century Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu, from his wonderful multi-volume work entiled "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or "Novus Atlas". The map centres on Edinburgh, and takes in the outlying towns of Rosslyn, North Berwick, Haddington, Linlithgow and Dunbar. The map is enhanced by a number of decorative features; a compass rose in The Firth of Forth, scrolled title cartouche and mileage scale and a most attractive dedication. The Blaeu maps of Scotland are uncommon, as they were only produced between 1654, the date of their first printing, and 1672, the year of the fire that destroyed the Blaeu printing house. This is a much shorter period of time than for most of the other Blaeu maps.

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        Tarif General des Droits des Sorties et Entrées du Royaume, & des Provinces Esquelles les Bureaux ne sont establis, ordonnés estre levés sur toutes les marchandises & denrées...avec l'edit du roy

      Paris: 1664. Quarto. [2],96 [i.e., 91],21pp. Minor soiling, Very good. Disbound. An extensive list of tariffed items, divided into two sections, with "Sorties" (exports) and "Entrees" (imports). Imports listed include many different kinds of wood, including numerous colonial products, some American, such as ebony and cedar; sugar; cotton; indigo; and various kinds of skins, including beaver pelts. The second part of this work is a royal edict concerning the lowering of tariffs on goods and foods. Each work with an individual titlepage as well as the collective titlepage at the beginning. Not in Kress or Goldsmith.

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        Türcken Büchlein Bartholomei Georgi Vits, eines Ungern, welcher 13. Jahr bey den Türcken gefangen gewesen. Von der Türcken Gebräuchen und Gewohnheiten in geistl. weltl. und häußlichen Sachen und wie sie ein jedes in ihrer Sprache nennen wobei zugleich eine Erklärung vieler türckischen Wörter und Gespräche ... Aus dem Lateinischen ins Hochdeutsche gezogen von einem Thüringer. Und nun zum drittenmahl auffgeleget

      Nürnberg, Güldenmund 1664.. 20 Bll. Rückenbroschur. 4°. 18,5 x 15,5 cm. Apponyi IV, 2073. - Späte Auflage des erstmals 1481 in lateinischer Sprache und 1530 dann in deutscher Übersetzung erschienenen Traktats (da unter dem Namen "Georgius aus Ungarn") über die Sitten und Gebräuche, Geschichte, Kultur und Religion der Türken, unter den Turcica des 15. Jahrhunderts eine wichtige Informationsquelle über die Türkei. Der Autor, ein Siebenbürger Sachse, geriet bei der Belagerung von Mühlenbach in 20jährige türkische Gefangenschaft (vgl. Apponyi I, 58). - Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt, sonst tadellos.

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        Stadt Wien in Oesterreich

      [Nürnberg 1664].. Orig.-Kupferstich aus "Maurer, C. Neuvermehrte Winerische Chronica. Oder kurtze summarische Beschreibung..." 23 x 31 cm. (Plattengr.). Gefalt. 2 kl. Wurmlöcher im Bug. Slg. Mayer 323 - Mit Schriftlegende im unteren Rand und 1 Portrait-Medaillon Kaiser Leopolds sowie 1 kl. Ansicht der kaiserlichen Burg. Ansicht indentisch mit Merian. - vgl. Nebehay-W. 407, 33.

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        The Worth of a Peny, Or, A Caution to Keep Money

      London - S. Griffin, for William Lee, 1664 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early and very scarce edition ofPeacham's guide to being thrifty from the mid-seventeeth century. Bound in vellum. The full title of this work is: The Worth of a Peny, or A caution to keep money With the causes of the scarcity and misery of the want thereof, in these hard and mercilesse times: as also how to save it, in our diet, apparrell, recreations, &c. and also what honest courses men in want may take to live. The Worth of a Peny (1641), essentially a simple exhortation to thrift, was one of Peacham's most popular pieces (ten editions appearing in the seventeenth century alone) - ODNB. Despite this there are no records of any copies being sold at auction for a copy earlier than 1669 in the last thirty years and even extending to 1700 only three copies are recorded. Now newly reprinted according to order, and made more publick then heretofore: with some additions of notes in the margin; and the Greek, and Latin sentences englished June 24, 1664. Leaf21/22 is missing. Page 35 is misnumbered 38, as noted on the ESTC #R20793. With a Sion College Library stamp to the verso of the title page, with a smaller ink stamp stating Sold by Order of the President and Governors 1938. Sion College, in London, is an institution founded by Royal Charter in 1630 as a college, guild of parochial clergy and almshouse. Henry Peacham, 1578 - d. in or after 1644, was awriter and illustrator. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The inner hinges are strained. There is slight wear to the extremities. Internally the pages havesome browning. There is a small singed hole to the top margin of page 11/12. Page 34/35 has small sections missing from the lower fore-edge corner that only very slightly affects the text. Leaf 21/22 is missing. Overall the condition is good..

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        Carta Maritima dell' Isole di Corfu, Pachsu, et Antipachsu, e come entrar si possi in esse cossi da Tramontana come da Mezzogiorno

      Genoa: A. Jacobsz, 1664. unbound. very good(+). Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15.75" x 20.5". Rare map of the islands Corfu and Paxi, off the western coast of Greece. Includes rhumb lines and details the castello at "la Citta di Corfu". Minor aging along edges, paper is clean and bright.

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        SOME CONSIDERATIONS TOUCHING THE USEFULNESSE OF EXPERIMENTAL NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. Propos'd in a Familiar Discourse to a Friend, by way of Invitation to the Study of it. A Second Edition [since the first published June 1663]

      Oxford: Printed by Hen: Hall Printer to the University, for Ri: Davis, 1664. Bound in quarto (19 cm x 15.5 cm). Two parts in one volume with the longitudinal or lengthwise title at ddd4. The second issue of the second edition (i.e. Issue B) per Fulton 52 (see Notes in Fulton 51). Irregular pagination but text continuous. Part 1: pp. [xvi], 126 (i.e. 124), [iv] - Index. Signature: 4 ll, A-I4, K-R4; Part 2: pp. 184, 193-288, 287-294, 297-376, 387-416, [xviii] - Index and Note to Reader. Signature: a-d4, c-c4, f-i4, k-u4, x-Ii4, Kk-Uu4, Xx-ddd4, fff-ggg4. Rebound by Emrys Evans with his tiny gilt device on the rear turn-in, in full brown morocco, five raised bands, and gilt-stamped spine titles. Paper is toned with browning to the margins. In Fulton 51 Note, Geoffrey Keynes postulates that issue B was reprinted from issue A in 1671 and published with Part 2 (Tom. II) in that year making a complete work. The work shows a surprising knowledge of natural history, medicine, physics and chemistry, and is of special importance for its comments on medicine. Osler, in his Address on John Locke as a Physician has stated that "there is no work from which one can gain a better idea of the state of medicine about the middle of the seventeenth century." Overall, a very good copy.. Second Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Octavo.

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        SOME CONSIDERATIONS TOUCHING THE USEFULNESSE OF EXPERIMENTAL NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. Propos’d in a familiar discourse to a friend, by way of invitation to the study of it, by the Honorable Robert Boyle Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society

      Oxford, printed by Hen: Hall Printer to the University, for Ri: Davis, 1664.. SECOND EDITION 1664 (first published in June 1663), Parts I and II, small 4to, approximately 190 x 150 mm, 7½ x 6 inches, decorated head- and tailpieces, historiated initial, pages: (8 of 16), 1-126, (4); (1)-184, 193-288, 287-376, 387-416, (18), 8 PAGES OF PRELIMS MISSING INCLUDING THE LAST 2 PAGES OF "THE PUBLISHER TO THE READER" AND ALL OF "THE AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT" PLUS THE HALF-TITLE, present is the divisional title page to Part II and the vertical half title "Mr Boyle of naturall and experimentall philosophy" which follows the end of Part II, irregularities of pagination in all copies, signatures complete, collation: *4, A-R4 (-A1-4), a-z4, Aa-Ss4, tt-zz4, aaa-ddd4, fff-ggg4. Bound in full calf, expertly rebacked to style, raised bands, blind stamped motifs in compartments, gilt lettering, new endpapers. Covers a little stained and marked, 3 corners of covers neatly repaired, title page lightly browned at edges, 2 neat old names to top margin, pale damp stain to upper corner affects pages 153-160 and 289-294, tiny rust hole in y1 in Part II, no loss, 10 mm (½") closed tear to fore-edge margin of zz4-tt3 in Part II, neatly repaired. A very good tight clean copy, lacking 8 pages of prelims as noted, text complete. "The first part of our work which celebrates the religious value of study of the natural world, had been begun earlier but was revised and extended at this time (1663), while the first section of the second part, dealing with the value of science to medicine, was apparently now newly written. This immense compilation—which, in the course of expounding its theme, divulged a vast number of cures which Boyle had come across and tried—was to prove his most extensive medical work and it was widely cited in the debates on medical practice of the time. Boyle also wrote extensively on the application of science more generally, and some sections of these writings were to be published as the second section of part 2 of Usefulness in 1671 (ODNB). Fulton, Boyle Bibliography, page 40, No.52, issue B. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        DE HOMINE FIGURIS, et Latinitate donatus a Florentio Schuyl

      Leiden, Ex Officina Hackiana, 1664.. SECOND EDITION, Latin text, 1664, small 4to, 200 x 150 mm, 8 x 6 inches, engraved pictorial printer's device to title page, 12 engraved plates, some folding, 54 illustrations in the text of which 5 full page, 2 overlay flaps to unnumbered plate at page 9 and 1 overlay flap to plate LIV, pages (36), 121, (1), as in all copies page numbers 111-112 are repeated, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in half leather over marbled sides, rebacked to match with narrow gilt bands and gilt lettering. Edges of covers darkened, corners worn, couple of small dents to leather next to spine, marbled paper slightly rubbed, hand coloured armorial book-plate of Thomas Hare with neat old ink provenance next to it, title page lightly browned, occasional small pale mark in the margins, 4 one word ink notes in the margins, 2 small closed edge tears to 1 folding plate, repaired on blank side, not affecting image. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. "Descartes considered the human body a material machine, directed by a rational soul located in the pineal body. This book was the first attempt to cover the whole field of "animal physiology". The work was really a physiological appendix to his Discourse on Method." Wellcome Medical Library Volume 2, page 453, Garrison and Morton 574. Waller 2376. Krivatsy, 3121. More MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Lyra prophetica Davidis regis, sive, Analysis critico-practica Psalmorum : In qua omnes & singulæ voces Hebrææ in Psalterio contentæ, tam propriæ quàm appellativæ, (nulla excepta) ad regulas artis revocantur, earumque significationes genuinæ explicantur elegantiæ linguæ propriæ evolvuntur. Insuper harmonia hebræi textus cum paraphrasi Chaldæa, & versione Græca LXXII interpretum, in locis, sententiis discrepantibus, fideliter confertur. Cui ad calcem addita est brev

      Londini : typis Jacobi Flesher, prostat vero venalis apud Edm. Beechinoe Cantabrigiae, 1664. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [8], 352, [2], 69, [1]; [8], 46. P ; 23 cm. Subject: Bible. O. T. Psalms. Hebrew language - Grammar - Early works to 1800. Aramaic language - Grammar - Early works to 1800. Language: Latin, Hebrew. ESTC R11213. Previous owner's annotations to ffep. Top margins with minor worming, text not affected. Very good in the original full aniline calf with gilt-blocked title label. Raised bands. Title page printed in red and black, within a double ruled border. Text printed within a ruled border in two columns. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Remains quite particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Jurisconsultus Verus et Personatus: Ad Illustrissimum Baronem

      1664. [Prasch, Johann Ludwig (1637-1690)]. Jurisconsultus Verus et Personatus: Ad Illustrissimum Baronem Boineburgium. In Qua Dissertatione Quaedam, Maxime Circa Ipsa Jurisprudentiae Fundamenta, Vulgo Velignota, Vel Neglecta, Vel Errata, Proponuntur & Expenduntur. Nuremberg: Apud Joh. And. Endterum & Wolfg. Jun. Haered, 1654. 188, [4] pp. [Bound with] Thou, Jacques Auguste de [1553-1617]. Rerum Memorabilium Excerpta. Historia, In Privatum Primo Usum Collecta, Lemmatibusq Suis Interstincta. Nunc Vero in Historiae Studiosorum Gratiam Publici Juris Facta. Cum Indice. Ulm: Impensis Georgii Wildeisen, 1664. [xxiv], 417, [5] pp. [And] Lassenius, Johann [1636-1692]. Turcken-Krieg der Christen-Sieg: Oder Bedencken Uber den Itzt vor Augen Schwebenden Turckischen Krieg. Darinn von Nutzlichen Mitteln/Denselben Wol Anzufangen und Zu Enden/Wie Auch von Andern Hic zu Dienlichen Sachen Geredet Wird. Bestehend in XX Send-Schreiben. Nuremberg: Bey Michael und Johann Friderich Endter, 1663. [xxiv], 284 pp. Title page preceded by copperplate pictorial title page. 12mo. (5" x 3"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine. Some soiling, light wear to extremities, faint vertical crease, vellum beginning to crack through front pastedown, repair to small hole in title page of Jurisconsultus Verus, which is printed in red and black. Toning to text. Later annotation to front pastedown, interior otherwise clean. * Prasch: Only edition; Thou: Only edition (in this form); Lassenius, later edition. Prasch was a notable poet, bookseller and state official. Published under the cipher "I.L.P.," Jurisconsultus Verus et Personatus is a humanistic treatise on jurisprudence. The second title is an excerpt from the Historiarum Sui Temporis (1664), an important history of the sixteenth century by the eminent French statesman and scholar De Thou, who studied law under Cujas. The final title is by Lassenius, a Lutheran theologian. It is a religious tract predicting the victory of the Holy Roman Empire over the Ottoman Empire in the Turkish-Austrian War (1663-1664). No copies of these titles located in North America. Prasch: KVK locates 2 copies. Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachraum Erschi

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        HISTORIA ORIENTAL DE LAS PEREGRINACIONES

      - DE FERNAN MENDEZ PINTO PORTVGVES, A DONDE SE ESCRIVEN MVCHAS, Y MVY ESTRAñAS COSAS que vio, y oyó en los reynos de la China, Tartaria, Sornao, que vulgarmente se llama Siã, Calamiñam, Peguu, Martauan, y otros muchos de aquellas partes Orientales, de que en estas nuestras de Occidente ay muy poco, ò ninguna noticia. CASOS FAMOSOS, ACONTECIMIENTOS ADMIRABLES, LEYES, gouierno, trages, Religion, y costumbres de aquellos Gentiles de Asia. TRADVCIDO DE PORTVGVES EN CASTELLANO POR EL LICENCIAdo Francisco de Herrera Maldonado, Canonigo de la Santa Iglesia Real de Arbas. AL SEñOR DON ANTONIO DE VRVTIA Y AGVIRRE, CAVALLEro del Orden de Calatraua, del Consejo de su Magestad en el Real de las Ordenes, &c. [vinheta armoriada]. CON LICENCIA. En Madrid Por Melchor Sanchez. Año de 1664. In fólio (de 29x21 cm) com [xxii] 452, [viii] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele (com um excelente trabalho de restauro na lombada) com nervos e ferros no rótulo. Exemplar da 4º edição em língua castelhana (a primeira é de 1620, traduzida pelo mesmo Franscisco de Herrera Maldonado), apresentando 2 brasões armoriados do século xviii um dos quais pertencente a 'Thomas Heath Merchant of Exeter'. Palau 1990 V, 148. [EN] Binding: full contemporary calf with a recent quality repair at spine. Fourth Spanish edition of the Peregrinação [Pilgrimage]. Mendez Pinto (1509-1583) was a Portuguese adventurer, a soldier, sailor, merchant, doctor, missionary and ambassador. He embarked to India in 1537 in a fleet commanded by the son of Vasco da Gama and traveled for 21 years, fought and traded in China, Tartary, Pegu and the neighboring countries, sailing in every sea. Mendes Pinto went to the mouth of the Mekong River and was in Japan before the arrival of St. Francis Xavier. He became later his friend and traveling companion. He traveled extensively in Asia between 1537 and 1557. In 1542 he landed in Japan and gained the favor of a feudal lord, to whom they claim to have given the first firearm to have entered Japan, the Portuguese "arquebus". This is the source of Pinto's claim to be the first westerner to enter Japan. The weapon was rapidly reproduced and had a major impact on the ongoing Japanese civil wars. He is credited for the opening up of Indo-China trade. He joined the Society of Jesus and St. Francis gave him the money with which to build the first Jesuit establishment in Japan. Mendez accompanied the Jesuits as ambassador from the Portuguese Viceroy of India to the King of Bungo. While a number of the details of his work are obviously taken from other accounts, such as the visits to Ethiopia and Tibet, the total picture given of Asia in the first half of the 16th century has undoubted authenticity. This is one of the greatest books by a European traveler in the East and is a classic of Portuguese literature. Palau 1990 V, 148. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Planisphaerium Coeleste (double hemisphere celestial chart)

      Planisphaerium Coeleste (double hemisphere celestial chart)Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) after Georg Christoph Eimmart (1638-1705)Nuremberg: c.1690Hand-colored copperplate engraving (later color)Paper size: 21" x 24 1/2"Condition: a few small repaired tears along bottom paper edge

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        Articles et Conditions sur lesquelles les Marchands Negotians du royaume supplient tres-humblement le Roy de leur accorder sa declaration, & les graces y contenues pour l'etablissement d'une Compagnie pour le Commerce des Indes Orientales

      Paris: 1664. Quarto. (Moderate soiling to title). Half green morocco over marbled paper-covered boards. A work of primary importance to French commerce and navigation outside of Europe. These are the articles of establishment for the Compagnie des Indes Orientales, which was founded to compete commercially with the British and Dutch East India Companies. Established in 1664, the Compagnie des Indes Orientales held a fifty-year monopoly on French trade in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. After early success, and gaining a foothold in the area, in the end, it was unable to maintain itself financially and was absorbed by the state in 1770. France was slow to develop overseas commerce and establish colonies compared to other European powers, but after Louis XIV reached his majority and assumed full control of his government in 1661 he began a program of aggressive expansion, establishing sugar colonies in the West Indies and challenging the Dutch and Portuguese trading interests in the East Indies - a move made offical by the establishment of this company as a state monopoly. Kress 1123.

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        ARTICLES ET CONDITIONS SUR LESQUELLES LES MARCHANDS NEGOTIANS DU ROYAUME SUPPLIENT TRES- HUMBLEMENT LE ROY DE LEUR ACCORDER SA DECLARATION, & LES GRACES Y CONTENUES POUR L'ETABLISSEMENT D'UNE COMPAGNIE POUR LE COMMERCE DES INDES ORIENTALES

      Paris. 1664.. 21pp. Quarto. Three-quarter green morocco and marbled boards. Moderate soiling on titlepage, else quite clean. Very good. A work of primary importance to French commerce and navigation outside Europe, the articles of establishment for the Compagnie des Indes Orientales, which was founded to compete commercially with the British and Dutch East India Companies. Established in 1664, the Compagnie des Indes Orientales held a fifty-year monopoly on French trade in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. France was slow to develop overseas commerce and establish colonies compared to other European powers, but after Louis XIV reached his majority and assumed full control of his government in 1661, he began a program of aggressive expansion, establishing sugar colonies in the West Indies and challenging the Dutch and Portuguese trading interests in the East Indies - a move made official by the establishment of this company as a state monopoly. In the end it was unable to maintain itself financially and was absorbed by the state in 1770. KRESS 1123.

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        PRINCIPIA PHILOSOPHIAE

      Amsterdam, apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1664.. Ultima editio cum optima collata, diligenter recognita, & mendis expurgata. With SPECIMINA PHILOSOPHIAE: seu Dissertatio de Methodo... Dioptrice, et Meteora. and PASSIONES ANIMAE. 3 parts in 1, 4th edition, 1664, each part with its own dated title page and separate pagination but continuous register. Latin text, small 4to, 200 x 155 mm, 8 x 6 inches, engraved portrait frontispiece, publisher's pictorial device on title page, numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations throughout the first 2 parts, some full page, pages (40), 222, (14), 248, (24), 92, (4), bound in full contemporary calf, blind rules to covers, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered morocco labels, red speckled edges. Some wear and scuffing to covers, lower corners worn, small piece of leather missing on lower cover, spine and hinges rubbed, surface cracks to spine, neat old repair to inner paper hinges, 3 small pale stains in 1 margin, otherwise contents very clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of an early collected edition. René Descartes (1596 – 1650) was a highly influential French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer. Dubbed the "Founder of Modern Philosophy", and the "Father of Modern Mathematics", much of subsequent western philosophy is a reaction to his writings, which have been closely studied from his time down to the present day. His influence in mathematics is also apparent, the Cartesian coordinate system used in plane geometry and algebra being named after him, and he was one of the key figures in the Scientific Revolution. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Haga Comitum, (Germ. Graven-Haag Gall. la Haye) se des ordinum Belgii foederati ichnographica

      Nuremburg. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original color wash. Image measures 20" x 22.25". Charming town plan of den Haag showing streets, buildings, gardens, windmills and other landmarks. A beautiful panoramic view of the city borders the bottom edge. Notable buildings are named or numbered in two lists. Light scattered staining, some wear to edges. Published by the Homann Heirs, who took over Johann Baptist Homann's (1664-1724) renowned German mapmaking firm.

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        ACTOS DE CORTES DEL REYNO DE ARAGON. Sale ahora de nuevo esta impression por mandado de los illustrissimos señores diputados de dicho reyno.

      Herederos de Pedro Lanaja y Lamarca, Zaragoza 1664 - Aragón 33x23, 8h, 97 folios (del folio 93 al 97: Concordia hecha entre.D. Felipe, y el Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición.a 17. de Julio de 1568), texto a dos columnas, anotación antigua de anterior poseedor. Bella encuadernación en plena piel de época, engalanada con el emblema central del Reino de Aragón, enmarcado entre florones dorados. Buen estado.

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        Architectura Militaris; oder, Anlaitung wie auff unterschidliche arten starcke Vestungen zubawen, denen nach itziger Kriegs-practic gewöhnlichen offensionen entgegen zustellen ... Sambt einem Bericht von Beläger: und Beschützung der Städte und Vestungen. München, Johann Jäcklin, 1664. Kupfertitel, Titel, 4 Bll., 98 S., 1 w. Bl., 62 S., 1 w. Bl., 26 S., 1 Bl. Mit 27 Kupfertafeln (mit 164 Darstellungen) von Melchior Küsell u. Christoph Stenglin. 4°. Hldr. d. Zt. mit RSch. u. RVergold. (berieben, Rücken mit einigen kleinen Schabstellen).

      Kat. der Ornamentstichslg. Bln 3531; Jähns II, 1343 (mit Einzelheiten).- Seltene erste Ausgabe des wichtigsten Werkes der deutschen Festungsbaukunst, zugleich interessanter Münchner Druck. Der Verfasser war Ingenieur für den Festungsbau am churbayerischen Hof.- Exlibris, 2 private Stempel auf Titel verso.-

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        Sylva Sylvarvm: Or A naturall Historie. In Ten Centuries. Whereunto is newly added the History Naturall and Experimental of Life and Death or of the Prolongation of life..

      London, printed by J. F. and S. G. for William Lee, 1664. 1664 In -folio, pp. (20) 228 (intercalate da 22 pp. dell?indice della prima parte riguardante la storia naturale) (1c. b.); (2) 36 (New Atlantis); (8) 64 (The History of Life and Death). Antiporta con ritratto dell?autore inc. in rame. Frontespizio allegorico raffigurante il mondo intellettuale tra due colonne. Leg. cartonata rustica del XVIII secolo, dorso con carta marmorizzata. Tagli rossi. Buon esemplare. La ?Sylva Sylvarum? raccoglie numerose osservazioni di storia naturale ed esperimenti scientifici. Venne pubblicata per la prima volta, postuma, da William Rawley nel 1627. Contiene anche la ?Nuova Atlantide?, romanzo utopico che descrive una società ideale e perfetta che vive in un'ipotetica isola del Pacifico, governata da un ordine di eruditi chiamato ?Società della Casa di Salomone?. Opera influenzata dalle filosofie Rosa+Croce di J. V. Andreae, e della sua ?Reipublicae Christianopolitanae descriptio? del 1619. In questa edizione troviamo anche una addenda riguardante i metalli e i minerali e una storia naturale della vita e della morte e sul prolungamento della vita.

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        Le Théâtre de P. Corneille (4 Tomes - Complet)

      Chez Thomas Iolly Thomas Jolly Louis Billaine 1664 Reveu & corrigé par l'Autheur, 4 vol. in-8 reliure plein maroquin rouge sous étui commun bordé, dos à 5 nerfs, double filet doré en coupes, toutes tranches dorées, chasses richement ornées, reliures signées de Trautz-Bauzonnet, Chez Thomas Iolly [Thomas Jolly], au Palais, dans la petite Salle, à la Palme, et aux Armes de Hollande, MDCLXIV [1664], Première Partie : cxviii pp. (y compris le frontispice et le titre), 2 ff. (privilège et faux-titre de Mélite), 703 pp. avec 8 figures hors texte ; Deuxième Partie : cxiv pp. (y compris le frontispice et le titre), 2 ff. (privilège et faux-titre du Cid), 720 pp. avec 8 figures hors texte ; Troisième Partie, xci pp. (y compris le frontispice et le titre), 1 f. (faux-titre de Rodogune), 743 pp. avec 8 figures hors texte ; Quatrième Partie : datée de chez Louis Billaine, 1666, 2 ff. (titre et privilège), 252 pp. et 1 f. blanc (sans les figures, publiées postérieurement d'après Picot) Superbe exemplaire, parfaitement établi par Trautz-Bauzonnet, de l'édition in-8 publiée en 1664 (à ne pas confondre avec l'édition in-12 éditée la même année). Bon exemplaire (infimes frott. en dos, infime accroc sur la bordure de l'étui, anc. mouill. discrète sur un plat, parfait état par ailleurs). "Les frontispices des trois premières parties sont les mêmes que ceux de l'édition de 1660, de même pour les figures. Celle de la Toison d'Or est nouvelle et signée Ladame. Cette édition contient les mêmes pièces que celle de 1660, avec la Toison d'Or en plus. La distinction entre les i et les j, les u et les v est généralement observée, ce qui empêche de confondre ou de mélanger les cahiers de cette édition avec celle de 1660. La 4e partie contient Sertorius, Sophonisbe et Othon ; les fig. manquent souvent" (comme c'est ici le cas) Tchemerzine, IV, 121 ; Brunet, II, 279 (qui confond cette édition avec celle de 1660) ; Picot, 141-143 Français

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        ARCHITECTURA CURIOSA NOVA, EXPONENS:

      impensis Pauli Fursten, typis Christophori Gerhardi 1664 1. FUNDAMENTA HYDRAGOGICA, INDOLMQUE AQUAE, AERIS INTERVENTU IN ALTUM LEVANDAE. 2. VARIOS AQUARUM AC SALIENTUM FONTIUM LUSO PER VARIA SPECTATU JUCUNDA EPISTOMIORUM SEU SIPHONUM GENERA. 3. MAGNUM AMOENISSIMORUM FONTIUM, MACHINARUMQUE AQUAEDUCTORIARUM SAMPTU MAGNO EXTRUCTARUM, AC PER ITALIAM, GALLIAM, BRITANNIAM, GERMANIAM, ETC. VISENDARUM, NUMERUM. 4. SPECUS ARTIFICIALES SUMTUOSISSIMAS, CUM PLERISQUE PRINCIPUM EUROPAERUM PALATIIS, HORTIS, AULIS; NEC NON PRAECIPUIS MONASTERIIS ATQUE ARCIBUS. 5.CUM AUCTARIO FIGURARUM ELEGANTISSIMARUM, AD HORTORUM TOPIARIA VARIO DUCTO DIVIDENDA, NEC NON CONCLAVIUM LAQUEARIBUS AC PAVIMENTIS SEGMENTANDIS, ITEMQUE LABYRINTHIS CONSTRUENDIS, ADHIBENDARUM... IN LATINAM LINGUAM TRANSLATA A JOHANNE CHRISTOPHORO STURMIO... 4 PARTI IN UN VOLUME IN- FOLIO, PERGAMENA COEVA. I. ANTIPORTA ALLEGORICA DI ABRAHAM AUBRY, FRONTESPIZIO, (VI), 30 PP., 4 TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME COMPRENDENTI 35 ILLUSTRAZIONI. II. FRONTESPIZIO, 13, (1) PP., E 44 TAVOLE CON 70 ILLUSTRAZIONI. III. FRONTESPIZIO, 22 PP. E 116 TAVOLE (L' ULTIMA RIPIEGATA) CON 10 ILLUSTRAZIONI. IV. FRONTESPIZIO, 26 PP. E 36 TAVOLE CON 36 ILLUSTRAZIONI. ESEMPLARE CON LE SOLITE ARROSSATURE E RIFIORITURE, MA INTATTO NELLA SUA LEGATURA D' EPOCA. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE DELLA TRADUZIONE LATINA. E' FORSE L' OPERA PIÙ COMPLETA DEL TEMPO SUI GIARDINI E SULLE FONTANE, DISEGNATI DALL' ARCHITETTO E MATEMATICO ALSAZIANO G.A. BOCKLER. LA PRIMA PARTE TRATTA DALL' IDRAULICA FONDAMENTALE; LA SECONDA ILLUSTRA I VARI TIPI DI GETTI ARTISTICI; LA TERZA COMPRENDE 120 ILLUSTRAZIONI DI BELLISSIME FONTANE, INCLUSE ALCUNE DISEGNATE DA GIOVANNI DA BOLOGNA E DAL BERNINI; LA QUARTA ILLUSTRA DIVERSE CARATTERISTICHE DI FONTANE E DI ARCHITETTURA DEI GIARDINI. DUE TAVOLE DELLA SECONDA PARTE SONO FIRMATE DA BALTHASAR SCHWANN. LE EDIZIONI IN LATINO E IN TEDESCO FURONO PUBBLICATE NELLO STESSO ANNO. LA DEDICA È DATATA 1664. THIEME & BECKER CONSIDERANO QUESTA QUALE DATA DI PUBBLICAZIONE. BRUNET, MANUEL DU LIBRAIRE, I, 1024. GRAESSE TRÉSOR DE LIVRES RARES, I, P. 459. UNIVERSAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON ART, I, P. 129. KATALOG DR ORNAMENTSTICHSAMMLUNG, BERLIN, 3579. GUILMARD, LES MAITRES ORNAMENTISTERS, P. 421. HUNT, CATALOGUE OF BOTANICAL BOOKS, 295. HONEYMAN COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC BOOKS, 360. FELDHAUS, DIE TECHNIK DER VORZEIT, P. 112. SPLENDIDE ILLUSTRAZIONI DI FONTANE ARTISTICHE.

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        Glossarium Archaiologicum: Continens Latino-Barbara, peregrina, obsoleta, & novatae significationis VOCABULA; quae post labefactatas a Gothis, Vandalisq;, res Europaeas, in Ecclesiasticis, profanisq;

      London: Aliciam Warren, 1664. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. (12),576pp. Engraved frontispiece by R. White. Contemporary leather boards. Later rebacked (19th century?) with spine in six compartments, raised bands, gilt rules, leather lettering piece, gilt. The boards are cracked and edgeworn, spine with wear to the surface, and part of the lettering piece has been neatly replaced, title page remargined at an early date, else this is a very good copy in a sound binding. Bound without the Imprimatur leaf. This is the first complete edition of Spelman's great work; he published the first part of the Glossary in 1626, which covered the letteres A-L only. Text in double columns, woodcut initials; title page in red and black; text in Latin. Wing S4925. ESTC R14937.

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        Memoriale biblicum summas librorum sacri codicis et singulorum capitum præcipuas res atque sententias exhibens.

      Uppsala, H. Curio, 1664. 8:o. (6),98 s. Samtida ngt solkigt och gulnat pergamentbd med handskriven titeltext. Interfolierad. Bakre inre falsen sprucken men häftningen håller ihop. Titelbladet lite solkigt. En genomgående fuktfläck i nedre halvan av inlagan. Med talrika samtida anteckningar på de interfolierade bladen och enstaka marginalnoteringar. En liten reva i övre marginalen på s. 59. Med J. Trodians, M. Stålbergs, A. G. Sefströms och O. Hallborgs namnteckningar, den första daterad den 5 mars 1664.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 219. Även tänkt att ingå som en del i Edenius (1624-66) aldrig färdigutgivna "Opuscula theologica". Verket tycks presentera en metod att memorera bibeln, dess kapitel och verser. Det är av allt att döma den första ägaren som har gjort de många prydliga anteckningarna. Kyrkoherdesonen Johannes Olai Trodian från Segersta i Hälsingland, skrevs in vid Uppsala universitet i oktober 1660. Han prästvigdes 1676 och blev kyrkoherde i Arnö i Uppland 1683 samt dog i pesten 1710. Anteckningarna är förmodligen gjorda av Trodian i samband med Edenius föreläsningar i teologi vid Uppsala universitet. Anders Gustaf Sefström (1790-1861) var pastor i Bjuråker och psalmboksförfattare, representerad i bl.a. "Sions sånger"

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        Theoriae motus cometae anni MDCLXIV ea præferens, quæ ex primis obseruationibus ad futurorum motuum prænotionem deduci potuere, cum noua inuestigationis methodo, tum in eodem, tum in comete nouissimo anni MDCLXV ad praxim reuocata.Rome: Fabio di Falco, 1665.

      First editions of these two exceptionally rare Cassini publications on the comet of 1664-5. Cassini observed the comet "in the presence of Queen Christina [to whom the first work is dedicated] and formulated on this occasion a new theory (in agreement with the Tychonian system) in which the orbit of the comet is a great circle whose center is situated in the direction of Sirius and whose perigee is beyond the orbit of Saturn." (DSB).<br/><br/> Cassini's detailed observations of the comet were made with a powerful new telescope. "Through his friendship with the famous Roman lensmakers Giuseppe Campani and Eustachio Divini, Cassini, beginning in 1664, was able to obtain from them powerful celestial telescopes of great focal length. He used these instruments-very delicate and extremely accurate for the time- with great skill, and made within several years a remarkable series of observations..." (ibid). In the preface to the work Cassini describes the telescopes, and the first observations made with them.<br/><br/> The large engraved plate depicts the course of the comet in the southern celestial hemisphere from December 13 1664 through the middle of January of 1665. It also shows the appearance and direction of the comet's tail in a series of nightly dated observations. <br/><br/> The great comet of 1664-5 was observed my many astronomers, including Auzout, Borelli, Fabri, Hooke, Hevelius, and Petit.<br/><br/> The second work, addressed to the archaeologist Falconieri, presents further observations on the comet, and Cassini remarks about the observations made by Auzout and Hevelius. <br/><br/> OCLC lists: Brown (lacking plate) for the first work, and Brown, Cornell, Ohio State for the second.. Two vols in one, folio (286 x 210 mm), pp [iv] 60 [recte 62] [2] 22 [2], with woodcut diagrams and 1 large folding enrgaved plate in first work; contemporary carta rustica, end papers renewed, some leaves with a little damp staining, a few small worm holes mostly to margin, in all a fine copy of this highly rare work

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        L&#39;Homme De Rene Descartes et Un Traitte De La Formation Du Foetus Du Mesme Autheur

      Paris: Jacques Le Gras, 1664. [68], 448pp, [8], full contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with central floral spray and volute corner pieces in gilt. Old repairs to spine ends, minor splits to joints at ends. Internally some light browning and occasional spotting, but generally clean. First published in Latin in 1662, Garrison and Morton note that "Descartes considered the human body a material machine, directed by a rational soul located in the pineal body. This book was the first attempt to cover the whole field of &#39;animal physiology&#39;. The work is really a physiological appendix to his Discourse on Method, 1637, and first appeared in full in 1664, this time in French" Brunet II:611, Garrison and Morton 574. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 4to.

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        [4 Titel in einem Bd.] 1. Kurtzer Bericht wie man sich vor der Pest bewahren solle. Bey jetzigen und künfftigen gefährlichen Zeiten nothwendig nüzlich zu lesen (...), 1666, 93 pag. S., 7 Bl. handschriftl. Notizen; 2. Kurtzer Underricht vornehmlich von Cur der Pest / und dann was weniges von Verhütung derselben (...), 1667, 54 pag. S., 1 Bl. handschriftl. Notizen; 3. Bericht vom Nutzen und Gebrauch der Fontanellen und wie man allerley Zufäll darbey theils verhüten / theils begegnen soll (...), 1656, 64 pag. S., 7 Bl. handschriftl. Notizen; Beigebunden 4. Bedencken von Verhütung vor dem Schlag oder Gwalt Gottes (...),1662, Titelblatt fehlt, 2 Bl.,166 pag. S.; 11 Bl. handschriftliche Notizen .

      Kl.8° (16,5 x 9,5 cm), , Privat-HPgt. der Zeit, Rückenbeschriftung von Hand, Fliegende Vorsätze fehlen, Titelblatt von Teil I fehlt, dort das 1 Blatt mit längerem Einriss im Falz, etliche Seiten mit Tuschunterstreichungen, etwas gebräunt und leicht stockfleckig. Zu I.: 3. Ausgabe. - Krivatsy 10617 - Zu II: 2. Ausgabe. - vgl. Krivatsy 10618 (Ausgabe 1664) - Zu III. u. IV. Die beiden äusserst seltenen Pestschriften sind weder in der wichtigsten Medizinbibliothek, der National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, USA, noch in der Barockbibliothek Wolfenbüttel vorhanden, auch nicht bei Waller, Osler, Neu u.a. - Die handschriftlichen Blätter mit Register stammen aus der Zeit. - Der Teils unter dem Pseudonym "Omophrius" publizierende Arzt Christoph Schorer (1618-1671) verfasste zahlreiche astronomische, historische und moraldidaktische Schriften, letztere wurden laut Killy u.a. von Grimmelshausen eifrig benutzt. Schorer studierte in Strassburg, betrieb zugleich auch astronomische Studien und veröffentlichte 1641 einen astrologischen Kalender, von dem 30 weitere Jahrgänge erschienen sind. 1643 brachte er in Basel zu, bereiste darauf Burgund, hielt sich einige Zeit in Montbéliard auf und begab sich hierauf nach Padua, wo er 1654 promovierte. Nach Deutschland zurückgekehrt, ließ er sich an seinem Geburtsort nieder, erwarb dort das Vertrauen des Herzogs von Württenberg. 1655 wurde er Stadtphysikus von Memmingen. Unter den medizinschen Schriften - von denen zweifellos die Pest-Schriften die wichtigsten und seltensten sind - verdient außer den hier noch vorliegenden, auch sein Buch "Medicina Peregrinantium, oder Artzney der Raisenden" von 1666 Erwähnung. (vgl. Killy Bd. X, S 374ff.). Omnibus-volume with 4 medical titles, including 2 very rare tracts on the black death. Contents see above. (III) and (IV) uncited by any bibliographers. Preserved in contemporary half vellum (rubbed, worn, somewhat warped). - Lacking title of (I), some underlinings and annotations. some browning and foxing.

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        Tabula Islandiæ Auctore Georgio Carolo Flandro.

      (Amsterdam, omkr. 1664). 38x50 cm. Kobberstukket kort over Island med stor kartouche, kompasrose, skibe og havuhyrer i søen. I samtidig håndkolorering. Meget svagt brunet, lille brud i centerfoldningen, men intet tab. Det karakteriske, kendte Islands-kort er her indrammet i en bred antik guldramme med glas på for-og bagside således at den hollandske tekst på kortets bagside kan læses.. Blaeu's islandskort optræder første gang 1630 i "Atlantis Appendix", hans første atlasudgivelse. Siden optrykt mange gange i de forskellige udgaver af "Atlas Major". Med den hollandske tekst på bagsiden er kortet formentlig fra "Grooten Atlas" 1664, selv om Blaeu's navn ikke optræder i kartouchen

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        Extima Scotiae Septentrionalis Ora,

      Amsterdam: , 1664. ubi Provinciae sunt Rossia, Sutherlandia, Cathnesia, Strath-Naverniae... Size: 530 × 630 mm. Copperplate engraving with beautiful hand colour. Dutch text on verso. Very good condition. A glorious map of northern Scotland depicting the land from Loch Ness and Inverness in the south, to Caithness further north, by the premier seventeenth century Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu. This attractive map is based on the earlier surveys done by Timothy Pont, then revised later by William Gordon for inclusion within Blaeu&#39;s "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or "Novus Atlas". The map offers exquisite detail and features a superb title cartouche.

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        The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution

      2011. [Lincoln, Charles Zebina, Compiler]. [Johnson, William H., Compiler]. [Northrup, Ansel Judd, Compiler]. The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, The Commissions and Instructions to Colonial Governors, The Duke's Laws, The Laws of the Dongan and Leisler Assemblies, The Charters of Albany and New York and the Acts of the Colonial Legislatures from 1691 to 1775 Inclusive. Transmitted to the legislature by the Commissioners of Statutory Revision, Pursuant to Chapter 125 of the Laws of 1891. Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894. Five vols. xxi, 1092; 1113; 1181, 1187; 931 pp. Reprinted 2006, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616192525; ISBN-10: 1616192526. Hardcover 5 vol. set [with] (1) searchable DVD of the 5 volume work. New. * Reprint of the first edition. With indexes. An excellent resource for students of colonial law, this is a complete compilation of New York colonial laws. It contains complete texts of all acts printed in every compilation from the 1694 edition by Bradford to the 1775 edition by Hugh Gaine. These texts have been compared and corrected in reference to the original parchment law-rolls in the state library. This collection provides unparalleled insights into the colony's legal, political and social history. DVD available alone,

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        Carta Maritima dell' Isole di Corfu, Pachsu, et Antipachsu, e come entrar si possi in esse cossi da Tramontana come da Mezzogiorno

      A. Jacobsz Genoa: A. Jacobsz, 1664. unbound. very good(+). Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15.75" x 20.5". Rare map of the islands Corfu and Paxi, off the western coast of Greece. Includes rhumb lines and details the castello at "la Citta di Corfu". Minor aging along edges, paper is clean and bright.

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        Schola crucis, eller kors-schola thet är: een uthförligh christeligh underrättelse om thet saliga korset/ hwilket är alle rättsinnige christnas hoffärga/ huru nyttigt/ helsosamt och högnödigt thet är/ huru och sigh thet uthi hwar och en skicka och lämpa skal.

      Alle fromme christelige hierta/ som medh kors och wedermöda beswärade äre/ til tröst och underwijsning: aff gudz ord och nampnkunnige kyrckio-lärares tröst-skriffter sammanfattat. Uthtolkat aff Erico Schrodero. Göteborg, A. Grefwe, 1664. 8:o. (15,1 blank),715,(19) s. Ngt nött mörkt brunt samtida karduanbd med upphöjda bind. Pärmsidorna med blindpressade linjer. Ett andra försättsblad har blivit urrivet. Inlagan genomgående fuktbubblig och med avtagande fuktränder de första tvåhundra sidorna. Fuktfläckar i yttermarginalen mot slutet. Enstaka gamla understrykningar. Liten reva i nedre marginalen på s. 539 och en kraftig rostfläck i texten på s. 629-34. Raderad namnteckning på titelbladet. Med Maria Ehrenskiölds och C. R. Palbitzkis namnteckningar, den senare med en längre anteckning. Med Ericsbergs exlibris.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 1025. Engström Amund Grefwe s. 109-10. Denna översättning trycktes första gången 1641 och en tredje upplaga utkom 1679. Med tryckt dedikation till Margareta Ekeblad och hennes barn från boktryckaren Amund Grefwe. Carolina Regina Palbitzki (1663-1738) var dotter till Mattias Palbitzki och gifte sig amiralen Erik Siöblad. En av deras döttrar var gift Bonde och farfarsfarmor till Carl Jedvard Bonde

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        Haga Comitum, (Germ. Graven-Haag Gall. la Haye) se des ordinum Belgii foederati ichnographica

      Nuremburg. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original color wash. Image measures 20" x 22.25". Charming town plan of den Haag showing streets, buildings, gardens, windmills and other landmarks. A beautiful panoramic view of the city borders the bottom edge. Notable buildings are named or numbered in two lists. Light scattered staining, some wear to edges. Published by the Homann Heirs, who took over Johann Baptist Homann's (1664-1724) renowned German mapmaking firm.

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