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         A Vindication of Stone-Heng Restored:

      London, under S Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street.: Tho. Bassett, 1665 VG+, 1st ed, 1665, 11 illustrations within text. In contemporary boards, gilt edge tooling, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn. Re-spined to style, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, imprimatur leaf, [1], [6], 92, 97-232 pp, [1] errata, 11 numbered engravings within text, 2 headers & 2 initial letters, has the final errata leaf (which is normally lacking), title page in red & black within double ruled borders, with vignette, pagination skips from 92 to 97 (printers error present in all copies), no loss of text catchword or text, its continuous, gilt tooling to board edges, text block edges sprinkled red, minimal scattered foxing, pages 17, 20, 26, 27, miss numbered 20, 17, 22, & 23. (Folio, 194*293 mm). (ESTC R12913. Wing 1203. Allibone 2621). Webb was a British architect & student of Inigo Jones (1573-1652). Jones's theory was that Stonehenge was built as a Roman temple, open to the sky & dedicated to the god Coelus. In 1663 Dr Walter Charleton in his Chorea Gigantum, attributed Stonehenge to the Danes. Webb countered with the current work which is both a rebuttal of Charleton & an invaluable account of his life, character and work of (as Webb put it) The Vitruvius of his age. See ODNB. Title continues: in which the orders and rules of architecture observed by the ancient Romans, are discussed. Together with the customs and manners of several nations of the world in matters of building of greatest antiquity. As also an historical narration of the most memorable actions of the Danes in England.

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         Armamentarium Chirurgicum. XLIII. Tabulis Aeri elegantissime inicis, nec ante hac visis, exornatum. Opus Posthumum. Editio Quinta

      Venetiis: Typis Combi, La Nou 1665 - Leinwand, 317 Seiten+Index, kl. 8° mit gestochenem Frontispizblatt und 42 Kupfer-Tafeln von 43 avisierten Tafeln, Exemplar etwas gelockert und durchlaufend leicht angeschmutzt (wasserfleckig), Tabelle Nr. III fehlt leider, No. XXIX - unterer Rand teilweise mit Kupferverlust abgeschnitten. Titelbaltt aufgetrennt und leicht eingerissen aber beigefügt. Manche Seiten stellenweise etwas eingerissen. Letzte Seite leider empfindungslos auf hinterem Vorsatzplat mit Verso-Text eingeklebt. Restaurierung notwendig! sonst sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: la [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Discours sur les causes du débordement du Nil.

      Paris: Jacques Dallin, 1665 - Quarto (252 × 183 mm). Contemporary full calf, raised bands to spine, compartments gilt with floral lozenges within double ruled panels, presentation gilt stamp to the front board, "Aux Capuchins de St. Honoré". Light browning, a little rubbed on the boards and chafed on the joints, but a very good copy. Engraved map of the topography of the Nile to the text, title page vignette, historiated initials, engraved head- and tailpieces. First edition, for the first time published separately, previously included in his Pensées of 1634 and 1662; uncommon, just six copies on OCLC, three of them in the US. Cureau was Louis XIV's doctor, the monarch apparently having been impressed by his ability to judge character from outward appearance. A precursor of Lavater, Cureau's was indeed best known for his work in the area of physiognomy, but he also published on physics – the nature of light, on rainbows – the occult, and philosophy, the final paper here being a study of the divine in Platonic philosophy. The critic Jean Chapelain, his contemporary, said of him: "C'est un excellent philosophe, et dont les écrits sont purs dans le langage, justes dans le dessein, soutenus dans les ornements, et subtils dans les raisonnements." This could perhaps be a presentation copy, as in addition to the gilt supralibros there is an inked inscripton, "Pour les Capucins de St. Honoré" to the title page. The Capuchin convent adjoined the Tuileries gardens. The Blackmer copy with bookplate to front pastedown. Blackmer Catalogue 171; Ibrahim-Hilmy p. 351. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Yulpana meshihaya]. (Dottrina Cristiana breve, syriace).

      Rome, Typis Sac. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1665. - 8vo. (4), 49, (1) pp. With woodcut printer's device on title page (Christ sending the Apostles forth to spread the Gospel). Modern wrappers. Very rare translation of Bellarmino's "Dottrina Cristiana breve" (the abridgement of his abridged catechism) into Syriac, translated by Ya'kubh Binyamin. With the exception of the imprint, the text surrounding the printer's device on title page, and the imprimatur on the t. p. verso, which are in Latin, the text is entirely in Syriac printed in the Estrangelo alphabet. In 1613, the Arabic version of Bellarmino's "Doctrina Christiana" had inaugurated the famous Typographia Savariana as their first book printed with Arabic types. - Only 4 copies listed by OCLC. BL Italian (17th cent.) II, 755. OCLC 792777103. This edition not in de Backer/Sommervogel, Schnurrer, or Smitskamp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Panarion [ou Dictionnaire médical].[Paris, ca. 1685?-ca. 1710?]. 4to (22 x 17.5 cm). Manuscript in French, written in an upright Latin hand in brown ink on paper. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      A dictionary of medicinal remedies for more than 300 ailments, written in French and arranged alphabetically by the names of the ailments. It covers a very wide range of ailments from insomnia and menstrual problems to gangrene and even hypochondria, but especially noteworthy at this early date are the five pages (pp. 7-11) devoted to the eating disorders anorexia, pica (the eating of things that are not food) and bulimia. It begins with a list of weights and measures, sometimes giving equivalents (p. 1), followed by the alphabetical entries (pp. 2-604) and additions on epilepsy, tobacco oil and other subjects (pp. 605-621). After numerous blank leaves, the manuscript ends with a 9-page glossary with brief definitions of about 100 technical terms (a 2-page table of contents plus pp. a-i).What appears to be the oldest inscription on the endpapers, at the head of the first free endleaf, reads, "Faron m[aî]tre en chiru[r]gie". Little seems to be known about him, but is probably the Luc Faron, "maître chirurgien" in Paris whom a 1665 document describes as the second husband of Elisabeth Le Tellier. The dating is problematic and leaves may have been added during the writing of the text, possibly for decades. Some of the late additions to the manuscript are written in a different hand.With numerous contemporary and 19th-century inscriptions on the endleaves. A couple bifolia slightly loose, an occasional transparent ink stain (never obscuring the text), an occasional dried drop of what may be medicines, and a few leaves with minor and mostly marginal water stains, but still in good condition and only slightly trimmed, leaving generous margins. The binding is slightly loose and a group of quires has shifted toward the fore-edge, with a few worm holes in the boards and spine, some cracks in the hinges and only fragments of the ties.

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         Nova et accurata Transylvaniae descriptio

      Artist: Janssonius/Hondius H Johann ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1665 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 39 x 49,50; - description: Map shows Transylvania, typical heard shape. With detailed representation of all cities, forests and mountains. Transilvania is a historical region located in what is today the central part of Romania. Bound on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni Mountains. The region of Transylvania is known for the scenic beauty of its Carpathian landscape and its rich history. It also contains major cities such as Cluj-Napoca, Bra_ov, Sibiu and Târgu Mure_. The Habsburgs acquired the territory shortly after the Battle of Vienna in 1683. In 1687, the rulers of Transylvania recognized the suzerainty of the Habsburg emperor Leopold I, and the region was officially attached to the Habsburg Empire.; - vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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         Panarion [ou Dictionnaire médical].[Paris, ca. 1685?-ca. 1710?]. 4to (22 x 17.5 cm). Manuscript in French, written in an upright Latin hand in brown ink on paper. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      A dictionary of medicinal remedies for more than 300 ailments, written in French and arranged alphabetically by the names of the ailments. It covers a very wide range of ailments from insomnia and menstrual problems to gangrene and even hypochondria, but especially noteworthy at this early date are the five pages (pp. 7-11) devoted to the eating disorders anorexia, pica (the eating of things that are not food) and bulimia. It begins with a list of weights and measures, sometimes giving equivalents (p. 1), followed by the alphabetical entries (pp. 2-604) and additions on epilepsy, tobacco oil and other subjects (pp. 605-621). After numerous blank leaves, the manuscript ends with a 9-page glossary with brief definitions of about 100 technical terms (a 2-page table of contents plus pp. a-i).What appears to be the oldest inscription on the endpapers, at the head of the first free endleaf, reads, "Faron m[aî]tre en chiru[r]gie". Little seems to be known about him, but is probably the Luc Faron, "maître chirurgien" in Paris whom a 1665 document describes as the second husband of Elisabeth Le Tellier. The dating is problematic and leaves may have been added during the writing of the text, possibly for decades. Some of the late additions to the manuscript are written in a different hand.With numerous contemporary and 19th-century inscriptions on the endleaves. A couple bifolia slightly loose, an occasional transparent ink stain (never obscuring the text), an occasional dried drop of what may be medicines, and a few leaves with minor and mostly marginal water stains, but still in good condition and only slightly trimmed, leaving generous margins. The binding is slightly loose and a group of quires has shifted toward the fore-edge, with a few worm holes in the boards and spine, some cracks in the hinges and only fragments of the ties.

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         L'art universel des fortifications, francoises, holandoises, espagnoles, italiennes, et composées

      Chez Jacques du Brueil pere et Jacques du Brueil fils, A Paris 1665 - In-4 (230x175 mm.), pp. (40), carte 133, (10). Con 5 tavole calcografiche fuori testo incise da J. Le Pautre (di cui una per antiporta, le rimamenti 4 preposte alle rispettive parti di cui si compone il trattato) e 133 tavole nel testo a piena pagina. Legatura in piena bazzana settecentesca, dorso liscio con decorazioni in oro, titolo in oro su tassello rosso al dorso, tagli rossi. Lievi bruniture, ex libris nobiliare al fontespizio, una dedica ex dono di privato possessore alla prima sguardia, un disegno a ricalco sul verso del primo antiporta, rinforzo al margine interno del frontespizio. Edizione originale, rarissima. Il primo dei quattro trattati di cui il consiste l'opera, descrive e rappresenta gli elementi fondamentali delle fortificazioni, definizioni, nomenclatura e figure, con 13 tavole calcografiche nel testo a piena pagina. Il secondo trattato è dedicato ai principi geometrici della fortificazione regolare, con 40 tavole incise a piena pagina. Il terzo riguarda le fortificazioni regolari-irregolari, con 32 tavole incise a piena pagina. Il quarto, e ultimo, tratta della prosepttiva e dell'elevazione dei piani, con 9 tavole incise a piena pagina. Bibliografia: De Backer-Sommervogel II, 147.3. Poggendorff I, 607. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         LAffrique en plusieurs Cartes nouvelles et exactes andc en divers traitez de geographie et dhistoire

      Quarto (240 x 175 mm); (1), 96pp.; eighteen double-page engraved charts, in original outline colour, numbered to 18.  Contemporary speckled calf, professionally rebacked (original spine laid down) and repaired, gilt; very minor wear to extremities. Paris : Nicolas Sanson sr., [but Pierre Mariette],

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         Insula Hvaena sive Venusia

      Amsterdam 1665 - Willelm Blaeu fu allievo del famoso astronomo danese Tycho Brahe. Il figlio Johannes realizza una serie di tavole astronomiche raffiguranti strumenti scientifici e le pubblica nel celebre "Atlas Major". Incisione in rame, magnifica coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Willem Blaeu was a pupil of the famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. His son Johannes made a series of astronomical tables representing the public and scientific instruments in the famous "Atlas Major". Copper engraving, magnificent contemporary coloring, in excellent condition. Dimensioni 530 420mm

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         Æthiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, que hic desiderantus, vide in tabula Æthiopiæ Superioris.

      1665 - Amsterdam, 1665, Dutch text edition. Original colour. 385 x 505mm. Near mint condition A map of Africa below the Equator, with Congo, Angola and Zanzibar, based on Portuguse surveys, decorated with a cartouche with natives holding up an animal skin with the map's title. The map objective of the founder of the Dutch colony at the Cape of Good Hope, Jan van Riebeeck, was to gather such skins to Japan. TOOLEY: Africa, p.29, illustrated on frontis.; NORWICH: Africa 154, & Southern Africa, p.36-37, both illus.

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         Ausführliche Beschreibung der Ungarischen und Siebenbürgischen Kriegs-Händel. Von Anno 1395. biß an das 1665. Jahr (2 Teile).

      Franckfurt am Mayn. Paul Fürsten, getr. bey Daniel Fievet, 1665. - mit Frontispiz (Porträtstich des Verfassers) u. zahlreichen Kupfern, 2°. 35,3 x 21,8 cm. Vorwort von Wilderich Freyherr von Walderdorff, Martin Meyer, In gutem Zustand. Einband etwas berieben, besonders Rückenvergoldung mit Fehlstellen, Ecken bestoßen, Vortitel mit Eintrag von alter Hand, Exlibris auf Vorsatz. In Teil 1 fehlen die Seiten 311-312 mit drei Abbildungen, die Karte auf S. 188 ist beschädigt, im 2. Teil weist das 1. Blatt eine Fehlstelle mit Textverlust auf. Viele der Abbildungen fehlen, darunter die Kupfer mit den Brust-Bildnissen, wurden aber nicht entfernt, sondern wohl aus Kostengründen von Anfang an nicht beigebunden. Gesamtzustand ansonsten sehr gut, die Abbildungen qualitätvoll. Vollständiger Titel: Ortelius Redivivus Et Continuatus Oder Der Ungarische Kriegs-Empörungen / Historische Beschreibung / Darinnen enthalten Alles, was sich bey vorgenommenen Beläger- und Eroberungen der Städte. Vestungen und Schlösser, deßgleichen in veranlassten Schlachten und vorgelauffenen Scharmützeln, zwischen theils Christlichen Ungarischen Königen und dem Hochlöbl. Ertz-Hauß Oesterreich. alß auff einer und dem Türcken und dessen Anhang, auff der andern Seiten, In Ober- und Nider-Ungarn Wie auch Siebenbürgen. Von dem 1395. biß in das1607. Jahr, und zwar biß nach glücklich wieder gestillter Botschkayschen Unruh, und dem darauff erfolgten längst verlangten Türkischen Friedens-Schluß, denkwürdig zugetragen. Wie solches alles zuvorhin mit Fleiß u8nd ordentlich (dergleichen vor nie4hmals in Truck außgegangen) zusammen gefasst und beschrieben worden, deurch den berühmten Historicum Herrn Hieronymus Ortelium Augustanum. Anitzo aber von neuem mit Fleiß wieder übersehen, von der vorigen unannehmlichen Redens-Art gesäubert und sehr verbessert. auch mit einer neuen Beschreibungf Deß gantzen Königreichs Ungarn, was nämlich für Provincien vormahls darzu gehörig gewesen, und was heutigen Tages davon noch in Christlichen Händen übrig ist. Mit einer Continuation, von dem 1607. biß an das 1665.Jahr, vermehret DurchMartin Meyern, Historiophilum. Mit etlich hoher Potentaten, Fürsten, Grafen, Herren, Kriegs-Generalen und Obersten Biuldnissen: Nebenst vielen vornehmen Kriegs-Actionen, Schlachten, Scharmützeln, Belägher- und Eroberungen unterschiedlicher Stätte, Schlösser und Vestungen, auch einer neuen vollkommenen Land-Charte deß Königreichs Ungarn, und größten theils der daran stossenden Provincien, biß an Konstantinopel, und andern denckwürdigen Sachen außgezieret, Seiten: 8 (Bl.), 431 (12) S. / 5 (Bl.), 362 (19) S. In gebrochener Schrift. Fadenheftung auf 6 echten Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, Hardcover in Leder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Institutes coutumières ou manuel de plusieurs et diverses règles, sentences & proverbes tant anciens que modernes, du droict, coutumier & plus ordinaire de la France par M. Antoine Loisel

      Chez Michel Bobin & Nicolas Gras - Paris, 1665, in-8 vélin à petit recouvrement, titre doré, date en queue (pastiche fin XIXème signé Pagnant). 8ff.-379pp.-1f. (extrait du privilège). Titre complet : "Institutes coutumières ou manuel de plusieurs et diverses règles, sentences & proverbes tant anciens que modernes, du droict, coutumier & plus ordinaire de la France par M. Antoine Loisel Advocat en Parlement Avec les notes et observations de M. Paul Challine aussi advocat en parlement sur chacune règle ; où sont rapportez plusieurs arrests de la cour qui n'ont point encore esté donnez au public, et une infinité de notes de M. Charles du Moulin, de raisons de droict et d'ordonnances de nos Roys & où les règles qui ne sont plus en usage, sont observées." L'ouvrage porte un ex-libris moderne collé au contreplat ainsi que deux notes d'anciens possesseurs : l'un de Th. Bourgeon, avocat docteur en Droit, juge suppléant au tribunal de Dijon 27 avril 1886, l'autre daté de Germinal 12 (signature illisible). Très bon exemplaire, sans tache ou rousseur, dans une reliure postérieure mais dont toute les marges ont été conservées. La première édition de ce texte fut donné en 1607 à la suite de L'institution au droict des françois de Guy Coquille. Cette édition de 1665 est la première avec les notes de Challine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Ad Arnoldi Clapmari De arcanis rerum publicarum libros sex annotationes.Jenae, impensis Matthaei Birckneri, 1665.

      Jenae, impensis Matthaei Birckneri 1665 - Pp. (40) 331 (77). Unito a: GERHARD JOHANN ANDREAS. Quaestiones controversae in jure publico romano-germanico occurentes. Jenae, typis sumtibus Johannis Jacobi Bauhoferi, 1664. Pp. (48). Unito a GERHARD JOHANN ANDREAS. Discursus de supremis in Imperio R. Judiciis, aulico et camerali, in quibus es inter se vel differant vel convenianr. Jenae, typis sumtibus Johannis Jacobi Bauhoferi, 1664. Pp. (8), 96. Unito a: GERHARD JOHANN ANDREAS. Discursus exoterici de Supremis Curiis seu Parlamentis Galliae et Angliae. Jenae, typis sumtibus Johannis Jacobi Bauhoferi, 1664. Pp. (48). Unito a: CONRINGIUS HERMANN. Dissertatio de ratione status quam divina favente clementia. Helmstadii, typis Henningi Mulleri, 1651. Pp. (116). Unito a BECHMANN JOHANN-VOLK. Dissertatio juris publici exhibens Imperii nostri Germanici causas atque modos conservantes, augentes et corrumpentes. S.l., typis Georgi Sengenwaldi, 1661. Pp. (80). Sei opere in un volume di cm. 19. Legatura coeva in piena perg. rigida con titoli ms. al dorso e piccole unghie. Macchiette al piatto anteriore e minime mende al dorso, qualche lieve e sporadica brunitura. Esemplare ben conservato. Miscellanea di sei rari e interessantissimi saggi (alcuni dei quali non censiti nelle principali biblioteche italiane e itnernazionali) dedicati principalmente a temi giuspubblicistici correlati all'Impero germanico. Cfr. Kvk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Print-BIESBOSCH-DORDRECHT-SOUTH-HOLLAND-BRABANT-Blaeu-c.1665

      - Antique print, titled: 'Zvydhollandia stricte sumta.' - Map of parts of South-Holland and Brabant in The Netherlands, with the cities: Dordrecht, Gorinchem, s'Hertogenbosch and the Biesbosch. Hand-coloured engraving on hand laid paper. Description: From a Spanish ed. of Atlas Maior Sive Cosmographia ., published c. 1665. We do not know the exact ed. of this map. Ref: Koeman B1 56; van der Krogt 2:601-3 (first volume dated 1665, all others dated 1662). Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Condition: Excellent, given age. Original middle fold. Spanish text on rear. Later hand colouring. Slight paper separation in lower middle fold, backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC Expo P11-35 The overall size is ca. 23.1 x 19.1 inch. The image size is ca. 20.3 x 15.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 58.7 x 48.5 cm. The image size is ca. 51.5 x 38.4 cm.

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         Voyages en Afrique, Asie, Indes Orientales, & Occidentales

      1665 - Fourth edition. 6 engraved plates of which 5 are in the text. Small 8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, one or two small repairs, some browning. [viii], 442, [12]pp. Rouen, Antoinr Ferrand, Born in 1575, Mocquet held the posts of Apothecary and Keeper of the Cabinet of Rarities to Herni IV of France, and as such was authorised by the King to travel abroad and collect specimens. ?Between 1601 and 1612, Mocquet undertook five voyages in search of knowledge, experience, and additions to his collections. In 1604 he visited the West Indies, including Guiana. He also wrote of the Amazons that they were ?'warlike women. who make war upon those of the continent of the coast of Brasil.' He recorded much important botanical and natural history information.?(Howgego). Subsequently, Mocquet spent two years in Morocco (1607-09), before journeying to East Africa, and then India, where in 1610 he met Pyrard de Laval, whilst in Goa. His final journey took him to Syria and the Holy Land in 1611. Borba II, p.576; Sabin, 49790; cf. J.C.B. European Americana II, 617/94; Howgego, M145.

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         S. Pauli Apostoli Epistola Utraque Ad Timotheum Cum Commentario Johannis CocceI, S. Theol. Professoris. angebunden: ders.: S. Apostoli Pauli Epistola ad Titum cum commentario. Lugduni Batavorum, apud Lopez de Haro, 1668. angebunden: ders.: Epistola S. Judae Apostoli cum commentario. Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), Ex officina Danielis, Abrahami & Adriani à Gaesbeeeck, 1665.

      4 Blatt, 440 Seiten, 8 Blatt Index, 4 Blatt, 147 Seiten, 4 Blatt, 62 Seiten. 16 x 20,5 cm, Pergamenteinband. Zeitgenössischer Pergamenteinband mit sauberer handschriftlicher Rückenbetitelung. Der Vorderdeckel zeigt spanische Kante. Der Pergamentbezug am Hinterdeckel lose, eine Ecke leicht knittrig. Der fl. Vorsatz mit zwei handschriftlichen Besitzeintragungen. Das Titelblatt mit Siegellack-Marke. Guter Zustand.

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         Rare Antique Print-PANORAMA RHENEN-RHINE-BETUWE-LIENDEN-v. Lamsweerde-c.1665

      - Antique print, titled: 'Rhenen.' - Extr. rare and attractive panoramic view of Rhenen and the Rhine river valley with the Betuwe region and the town of Lienden in the background, The Netherlands. With the coat of arms of Rhenen at top left and the coat of arms of Dirck van Oosterom (Oostrum), schout of Rhenen. This print is curiously printed on the rear of a sheet of paper which shows a fencing fragment, engraved by Schelte a Bolswert from 'Academie de l'espee (.)', by Girard Thibauld, published in leiden, 1628. Etching / engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Published by Herman Specht, who was an art dealer in Amsterdam in the first part of the 17th c. This plate was later cut into parts and re-published in Utrecht in 1698 by his son Caspar Specht. Printed on sheet a paper which can be dated to 1628 based on the rear engraving (see description). Ref: Hollst. Dutch 19.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Steven van Lamsweerde' after own design. Steven / Stewen van Lamsweerde, also named Simon Anton van Lamsweerde (ca. 1620 - 1686) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver probably from Utrecht. Condition: Very good, given age. Trimmed to image. Attached to carrier sheet. Image on rear as described. With vertical fold in middle and some small stains near fold. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B35-24 The overall size is ca. 19.3 x 7.6 inch. The image size is ca. 19.2 x 7.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 48.9 x 19.4 cm. The image size is ca. 48.7 x 19.3 cm.

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         Land-Lords Law . . . Being A Collection of several Cases in the Law concerning Leases, Distresses, Replevins, Rescous, Waste and several other Matters which often happen between Land-Lord and Tenant [etc.]. Wing M1802

      Printed by the Assigns of John More, London 1665 - Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, new endpapers, some worming and paper repairs, but sturdy and usable, six copies in ESTC; the Taussig copy The rare first edition of the first work on the English law of landlord and tenant, especially important to the history of English land law, reflecting England's unique position among European countries in the amount of land cultivated by leasehold [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Abbildung der Vöstung Giszing in Ungarn. 1665". Ankolorierter Kupferstich von Lucas Schnitzer. Aus: Ortelius Redivivus et Continuatus, Oder Der Ungarischen Kriegs-Empörungen, Historische Beschreibung . durch Martin Mayern.

      Nürnberg, Fürst, 1665 - Nebehay-W. 464, II, 15. - Lucas Schnitzer (aktiv von 1630 - 1671) war Radierer und Kupferstecher in Nürnberg. Insgesamt sind ca. 50 Stadtansichten von ihm bekannt, die alle bei Paul Fürst erschienen sind. Von besonderem Interesse sind seine Belagerungsansichten aller bedeutenden Schauplätze der Türkenkriege. - Etw. gebräunt. *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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         Real Grandeza de la Serenissima Republica de Genova traducida en lengua italiana por Carlo Esperon [scritta in lingua spagnola e poi aggionta e tradotta da C. Sperone]

      - Madrid, por Ioseph Fernandez de Buendia el Ano 1665 (in Genova, per Gio: Battista Tiboldi, 1669). In folio (182x118 mm.), cc. (9) + antiporta, pp. 351, (1). Elegante antiporta allegorica incisa in rame, nota di posesso al frontespizio "Peragallo, Lisbona 1884". Elegante legatura in mezza pelle, fregi e 2 tasselli al dorso. Testo in italiano e spagnolo. Esemplare molto bello, freschissimo e ottimamente impresso su carta forte, completo dell'antiporta allegorica di grandiosa fattura inciso da Marcus Orozco (mancante a quasi tutti gli esemplari), e appartenuto al celebre americanista genovese Prospero Peragallo. Molto probabilmente è questa la prima ed unica edizione. Infatti, benché i dati editoriali e la premessa indichino una precedente edizione madrilena in idioma spagnolo (che l'autore stesso sostiene essergli stata cagione di "gran borrasche") e benché il Soprani (Scrittori della Liguria, p. 69) la menzioni già nel 1667, senza averla mai veduta, col titolo castigliano di "Honores Regios merecidos della Serenissima Republica di Genova", si segnala che non risultano essere state mai censite copie di questi fogli madrileni e lo stesso Palau, riferendo che "desconocemos la edicion de Madrid que hace suponer la portada descrita", lascia alludere che ci si possa ritrovare di fronte a una falsa indicazione (non risultando per di più credibile che un'opera prodotta per "ubbidire a un gran ministro della Corona di Spagna" possa rappresentare argomentazioni anche solo prudentemente contrastanti con gli interessi di quella corona medesima). I propositi encomiastici del lavoro dello Speroni ci vengono premessi già col disegno dell'elegante antiporta: l'allegoria di Genova, trainata da grifoni, sovrastata dalla "Fama" e con la città racchiusa tra i monti magnificamente intagliata sullo sfondo, cavalca i due emisferi dell'antico e del nuovo mondo ornati dal motto "unus non sufficit orbis" e tagliati dalla scritta "auspice Columbo". Ai Genovesi, dunque, si deve la duplicazione del mondo così come a Genova è d'obbligo il riconoscimento dei cosiddetti "onori regali" (che comportavano l'assentimento circa il suo dominio assoluto sul mare Tirreno). Al fine di raggiungere lo scopo prefissato nella sua opera, lo Speroni "si era messo a ricercare dentro le storie di ogni paese e - cosa notevolissima in quel tempo - negli archivi patrii i documenti di quella grandezza. Ed era riuscito, a detta del Lopez, il primo storico dell'impero coloniale genovese: il primo e, per almeno due secoli, l'unico" (cfr. S. Rotta, Genova e il Re Sole, in "El siglo de los genoveses", a cura di P. Boccardo e C. di Fabio, Milano, Electa, 1999, pp. 286-291). Bibliogr. Palau, 104625. Soprani, Scrittori, pp.68-69. Vinciana, I, 792. Manno VI, 23547. Soave, Fondo Antico Spagnolo, p. 185. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Practica nova imperialis Saxonica rerum criminalium. Editio quinta, correctior, cum indice, ut et rerum ac verborum, priore multum locupletiore. 3 in 1 Bd.

      Wittenberg, Mevius Erben, 1665 - Fol. Mit gestoch. Porträt und gestoch. Titel. 6 Bl., 343 S., 6 Bl., 435 S., 6 Bl., 406 S., 50 Bl. (Register). Überarbeitete fünfte und zugleich letzte zu Lebzeiten Carpzovs erschienene Ausgabe seines Hauptwerkes zum Strafrecht. - Das erstmals 1635 erschienene Werk "stellt eine erste, systematische Gesamtdarstellung des peinlichen Rechts dar und begründete eine eigenständige deutsche Strafrechtswissenschaft" (Stolleis S. 120). - "Seine strafrechtlichen Lehren sind auf der Grundlage der sächsischen Praxis und unter starker Heranziehung der Constitutio Criminalis Carolina entstanden. Sie haben bis weit ins 18. Jahrhundert hinein in den Gerichten höchstes Ansehen genossen, und zwar nicht nur innerhalb Sachsens, sondern auch in Nord- und Ostdeutschland, sowie zeitweise sogar in den katholischen Gebieten" (NDB III, 157). - Vgl. Kleinheyer/Schröder (4), S. 88f.; ausführlich). - Stellenweise etwas braunfleckig, wenige alte Anmerkungen. Wohlerhaltenes Exemplar einer Adelsbibliothek, mit deren Stempel auf dem vorderen Spiegel. la Gewicht in Gramm: 2300

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         THAUMATOGRAPHIA NATURALIS, in decem classes distincta, etc. Coeli, Elementarum, Meteororum, Fossilium, Plantarum, Avium, Quadrupedum, Exanguium, Piscium, Hominis.Compilation d'histoires de Spectres et de revenants et Merveilles de la Nature.

      Amstelodami, Joannem Janssonium, Waesberge Elizeum Weyerstraet, 1665 [Amsterdam, Jean Janssen] - THAUMATOGRAPHIA NATURALIS, in decem classes distincta, etc. Coeli, Elementarum, Meteororum, Fossilium, Plantarum, Avium, Quadrupedum, Exanguium, Piscium, Hominis. Amstelodami, Joannem Janssonium, Waesberge Elizeum Weyerstraet, 1665 [Amsterdam, Jean Janssen] 495-(3) pages dont un frontispice gravé à l'eau-forte et la page de titre. SUIVI DE : Henningus GROSIUS (Henning GROSS [édit.].). MAGICA DE SPECTRIS ET APPARITIONIBUS SPIRITU[M] DE VATICINIIS DIVINATIONIBUS etc. Lugd. Batavorum, Apud Franciscum Hackium, Anno 1656 [Leyde, chez François Hack] (24)-636-(33) pages et 1 feuillet blanc dont un frontispice gravé à l'eau-forte servant de page de titre. 2 ouvrages reliés en 1 fort volume petit in-12 (Hauteur des marges : 131 mm. Dimensions du volume : 135 x 85 mm. Reliure de l'époque plein vélin à coutures apparentes (reliure hollandaise). Titre à l'encre au dos (bien conservé). Bel exemplaire au vélin très frais (à noter un petit trou dans le secon plat, sans gravité). Intérieur très frais. Petit manque angulaire à un feuillet du premier ouvrage, sans atteinte au texte. Quelques passages soulignés à l'encre verte ou rouge, dans le premier ouvrage seulement. Le premier ouvrage est de Jan Jonston (1603-1675), scientifique né en Pologne ayant migré en Ecosse en 1622. Il est connu pour ses différents ouvrages sur l'Histoire Naturelle. Sa Thaumatographia Naturalis (ou description des merveilles de la nature) a paru pour la première fois en 1632. Outre l'aspect scientifique on trouve dans ce recueil sur les animaux, les plantes, les météores, les fossiles, les oiseaux, etc., nombre d'anecdotes curieuses et étranges. Johnston évoque le somnambulisme. Il rapporte ainsi qu’un jeune homme sortait toutes les nuits de son lit, vêtu seulement de sa chemise ; puis montant sur la fenêtre de sa chambre, il sautait à cheval sur le mur et le talonnait pour accélérer la course qu’il croyait faire. Un autre descendit dans un puits et s’éveilla aussitôt que son pied eut touché l’eau, qui était très-froide. Un autre monta sur une tour, enleva un nid d’oiseaux et se glissa à terre par une corde, sans s’éveiller. Un Parisien, de même endormi, se leva, prit son épée, traversa la Seine à la nage, tua un homme que, la veille, il s’était proposé d’assassiner ; et, après qu’il eut consommé son crime, il repassa la rivière, retourna à sa maison et se mit au lit sans s’éveiller. (cité par Colin de Plancy dans son Dictionnaire infernal). on y lit nombre de superstitions et croyances anciennes sur les propriétés des plantes notamment. A propos de la bétoine (Stachys officinalis) par exemple Johnston dit que non seulement elle éloigne tout ce qui est redoutable, mais qu’elle a la propriété de faire sortir tous les os cassés. Cet ouvrage est un excellent compendium des connaissances dans le domaine pour l'époque. Il a été réimprimé de nombreuses fois. Cette édition de Leyde est une très jolie édition en petits caractères, très bien imprimée. Références : « A treatise on natural wonders, divided into ten categories : the new stars, the elements, meteors, minerals, plants, birds, quadrupeds, insects and other ‘bloodless’ animals, fish, and men.» (Norman 1177) ; Garrisson Morton, 287. Le second ouvrage contenu dans ce volume est l'oeuvre d'un inconnu. La première édition date de 1597 (sous un titre légèrement différent) et seule l'épître dédicatoire est signée Henningus Grosius Bibliopol. ce qui a fait croire que l'ouvrage était entièrement de lui (il a découvert et publié le manuscrit). On trouve au début du volume un catalogue des auteurs cités tout au long, depuis les auteurs de l'antiquité jusqu'à ceux de la Renaisance. Ce sont plus de 900 petites histoires de spectres et de revenants. Il n'existe pas d'édition en français de ce volume. Le titre-frontispice à l'eau-forte est très joli et montre une sorcière et son chaudron, entourée de diables et de spectres ailés. Cet ouvrage a été condamné par Rome le 3 août 1656 soit très peu de temps après la parution de cette [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         [in Greek, transliterated:] Biblos tes demosias euches kai teleseos mysterion kai ton allon thesmon kai teleton tes ekklesias, kata to eth[os] tes Agglikanes Ekklesias. Pros [de] t[ou]tois typos k[ai] tropos tes katagaseos, cheirotonias, kai kathieroseos episkopon, presbyteron, k[ai] diakonon.

      En te Kantabrigia: Ioannou Phieldou, 1665. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). [36], 126, [2 (blank)] pp. [as issued, with the same publisher's] Bible. Psalms. Greek. 1664. Psalterion toy Dabid kata tous Hebdomekonta eis ta tmemata, ta en te tes Agglikanes Ekkesias leitourgia nomizomena, diegemenon. 12mo. 1664. [2], 115, [3], 117–71, [1] pp. [and] Bible. New Testament. Greek. 1665. Tes kaines diathekes apanta. 12mo. [2], 419, [1], pp.    First edition of this Greek translation of the Book of Common Prayer. The preface is signed "I.D.," i.e., James Duport, a popular professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge, who had the year before printed a translation of the Psalter (which appears here with the BCP as issued, under a separate title-page) and Ordinal, along with the Greek New Testament and Apocrypha (the title-page of the New Testament being an insert, and the Apocrypha having separate pagination). This is only the second translation of the BCP into Greek, following the first by Elias Petley in 1638. There were apparently two settings of this edition produced by printer John Field in the same year, under the same title and imprint, with priority not established; the present example has line six of the main title-page all in capital letters, and the "Alma mater Cantabrigia" device following the last page of the Psalter — but while the sun is on the left and the cup on the right of the Psalter title-page device, they are reversed on the New Testament title-page, apparently indicating that the New Testament is from a variant post-dating the BCP and Psalter.    Binding: Contemporary mottled calf Cambridge-style, covers framed in double gilt fillets and panelled in triple gilt fillets with gilt-tooled corner fleurons; spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label and gilt-ruled compartments.    Provenance: Front free endpaper with early inscription in red pencil: "Gibson's [/] Queens [/] Oxon. [/] 1787[?]." Most recently in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel (“AHA”) at rear.         Biblos: Wing (rev.) B3632; ESTC R204258; Griffiths 45:3. Psalterion: Wing B2720A; ESTC R204259. Tes kaines diathekes: Darlow & Moule 4702; Wing B2733. Bound as above, worn and showing expectable acid-pitting with edges, extremities, and spine rubbed; spine label cracked with loss of central portion of label. Endpapers with early inked annotations in Greek and English. Central portion with top-marginal faint to light waterstaining, generally though not always but a sliver; one leaf with tear from outer margin into text, with loss of one letter; one leaf with short tear along paper flaw, without loss of text. Final work with early inked underlining; rear fly-leaf with a few jotted references in Greek. => A scholar's copy of this nice example of early English Greek liturgical/scriptural printing.

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         1665 Sermons of Byzantine Orthodox Saint John Chrysostom Constantinople 3v SET

      Paris : Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1665. - 1665 Sermons of Byzantine Orthodox Saint John Chrysostom Constantinople 3v SET “Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward & learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.” John Chrysostom A rare 17th-century printing of John Chrysostom’s sermons and homilies. Chrysostom was one of the most important Early Christian Church authors and preachers and is most remembered for his sermons and homilies. He preached on many different subjects, but his most frequented topic was helping the needy. Chrysostom calls for followers of Jesus to set aside their material desires to help the poor, often in a way that shamed the rich and guilted them in to giving. “Do you pay such honor to your excrements as to receive them into a silver chamber-pot when another man made in the image of God is perishing in the cold?” (Chrysostom in Liebeschuetz) This three-volume edition was edited and translated by Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy. Item number: #1324 Price: $550 CHRYSOSTOME, John Saint Homelies ou sermons de S. Jean Chrysostome patriarche de Constantinople qui contiennent son commentaire sur tout l'evangile de S. Matthieu. Avec des exhortations, ou les principales regles de la vie & de la morale chrestienne sont excellemment expliquees. Traduits en franois par Paul Antoine de Marsilly. Paris : Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1665. Details: • Collation complete with all pages; 3 volume set: o Vol. I: 692 o Vol. II: 717 o Vol. III: 797 • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: Liebeschuetz, Barbarians and Bishops, p. 176; • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Alexandre Jean Mignot Abbé de Scellieres, Con. du Roy en son grand Conseil. • Language: Latin • Size: ~10in X 8in (25cm x 10cm) 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! 1324 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         L'AMBASSADE DE LA COMPAGNIE ORIENTALE DES PROVINCES UNIES VERS L'EMPEREUR DE LA

      - Leyde 1665, Meurs. Old velum, gold stamped, very good, few marginal tears neatly repaired, 2 parts in 1, 35 double page & 109 half page engravings, 134p., plate list, tall folio 24 x 38 cm., usual binding wear, spine cracks but solid.RARE A beautiful early work, magnificently illustrated, nearly 150 plates & engravings with extensive description of China. Nieuhoff was the chronicler and draftsman for the first Dut- ch Embassy there. In the mid-17th century, the Dutch were at the height of their power and wanted to gain trade access in the China Trade. In the face of great opposition they succe- eded in sending merchants to Canton. Nieuhoff made drawings during his travel to Canton & Peking, and were used to make the first engravings of China to be published in England. This work is the record of the Dutch Embassy's efforts in China. These efforts were thwarted by Portuguese Jesuit inrigues. * THE FIRST FRENCH EDITION: This First French edition consists of 290 pages of main text followed by: AVIS AUX CURIEUX. Copie d'une lettre ecrite en Batavie par NN. a Mr. N. Marchand de la ville d'Amfterdam, en date u 2. Feverier 1659, pp. 289-290. New pagination continues in the Seconde Partie: from page 1-134, with title: DESCRIPTION GENERALE DE L'EMPRIE DE LA CHINE. This is followed by a list of plates in parts I and II. * The illustrations depict all of the major cities,the flora and fauna, manners, dress & curiosities of China. With a beautiful and original folding map of China by Nieuhoff. A rich primary source for early meetings between the East and West. * The work and its map were done by Nieuhoff, then copper engraved by Hollar. The count of plates differ between the various editions. There are various ways to count the plates, there is no standard, we count them as 'full page' and as 'text plates' which seems logical. Some 'full page' plates actually have two illustrations on them. The actual location of some of the full-page plates will also vary, according to the "list of plates" issued with this book. This is entirely normal. *** This early account of China covers a wide variety of subjects including a large section on newly discovered plants, herbs and fruits of South China. It begins with a double page copper etched map of all China, Corea, part of Japan, Formosa, South to the Kingdom of Cannan [Annam or Viet-nam], Tartary. It includes and shows the outlined provinces with rivers noted, and the small cities along the great rivers; lakes, animals, flora and fauna. Additionally covers landscapes, views of villages, temples, people &c. * THE TEXT & COPPER-ETCHED PLATES: Major cities such as Canton, Nan-an, Kan-Chou, Nanking, Kiu Kiang, An King, Wuhu, Yang Chow are nicely illustrated and described. Peking also are carefully described and noted, with key & distance chart of miles. A meticulous description of the people, laws, customs, provinces given in much detail. The work is lavishly illustrated with fine examples. Each edition of this title had variant numbers of plates. These high-quality copper plates illustrate the manners, costume and customs of the Chinese. * This embassy was Europe's first attempt to open China to the west. A truly superb and marvelous primary resource. Stunning, documenting an important beginning in European contact and diplomatic history with China. Books of this period, size, and caliber have now become exceptionally scarce, and seldom found complete in excellent condition. * JAN NIEUHOFF [1618-1672] & THE DUTCH: Jan [John in English] Nieuhoff was the steward, chronicler and draftsman for the first Dutch embassy to China. In the mid-17 century, the Dutch were at the height of their power and decided to gain access to China and a share of the Chinese trade. After a great deal of Chinese opposition, the Dutch did manage to succeed in sending some merchants to test the trade waters of Canton. The drawings during Nieuhoff's travels of both Canton and Peking were also later used to produce the first engra

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         Artzney-Buch. Darinnen Fast für alle deß Menschlichen Leibes Anliegen, und Gebrechen / außerlesene und bewehrte Artzneyen, gemeinem Vatterland Teutscher Nation zu gutem ... zusammen getragen ...

      Franckfurt am Mayn, In verlag Joan-Martini Porßen /truckts Hieronymus Polich, 1665, 4, (8), 568, (6) pp., Titel in rot und schwarz, feiner Halbledereinband etwas gebräunt, feines Exemplar. Eines der beliebtesten medizinischen Volksbücher und frühestes württembergisches Arzneibuch, erste Ausgabe 1589. Bekannt wegen seiner großen Anzal von Rezepten gegen alle möglichen Erkrankungen. Eine Fundgrube der Volksmedizin. Darunter ausführliche Abschnitte über die Behandlung von Zahn-, Augen-, Ohren-, Kinderkrankheiten. etc.Das besondere an diesem Arzneibuch ist, dass es in deutscher Sprache, jedoch nicht für Laien, sondern für Mediziner geschrieben wurde, deren Fachliteratur überwiegend in Latein abgefasst war.Oswald Gabelkover (1538-1616) bekleidete 37 Jahre lang hintereinander bei vier herzögern von Württemberg in Stuttgart die Stellung eines Leibarztes. cf. Hirsch II, p.652 Schelen p.424 Ferchel, p.168. siehe - Benzig, Das Arzneibuch Gabelkovers, eine Lister seiner Ausgaben. Philobiblon XIV (1970), 2.

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         The Travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, a noble roman into East India and Arabia Deserta . Whereunto is added A Relation of Sir Thomas Roe's Voyage into the East-Indies.

      J. Macock, for John Martin and James Allestry, London 1665 - [4], 480 pp., imprimatur leaf facing title page, 3 engraved plates on two leaves, Lacking engraved map, woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text, early calf, rebacked with spine gilt in six compartments, lightly rubbed, occasional light damp staining, a few ink splash marks & spots, early ownership inscriptions of Robert Davies & John Chowler on title, (with authorship note for Roe’s "Voyages", ascribing it to Edward Terry), and that of Horace Bridges on fly leaf. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH OF THIS FASCINATING VIEW OF THE EAST AT THE HEIGHT OF THE MOGHUL EMPIRE, comprising the third part of the author's Viaggi . cioè la Turchia, la Persia, e l'India. The text comprises a series of fifty-four letters written to the physician Schipano of Naples during Valle’s extensive tour. "Disappointed in love and filled with a desire to see the world" (Penrose), Della Valle left Venice in 1614 on a pilgrimage to Palestine. From Sinai he proceeded to Damascus and Aleppo, then crossed Mesopotamia to Baghdad, thence into Persia where he married the Circassian Setti Manni, who accompanied Della Valle on his further travels. In Persia he spent some time at the court of Shah Abbas, but his wife died at Persepolis in 1623. His travels took him farther east to the coast of India as far as Calicut, and from Goa to Muscat, thence to Aleppo by way of Basra, finally reaching Rome in 1626. Della Valle’s personal wealth allowed him to travel and observe at will. His account includes detailed descriptions of music, dance and food, whereas Thomas Roe's account contains descriptions of his voyage, religion, society, customs and governance. Pietro Della Valle was one of the most remarkable travellers of the seventeenth century; he was also a leading figure in the cultural life of his age. Unlike most travellers of the time, he was motivated by ethnographical, linguistic and artistic matters, rather than trade, conquest or missionary zeal. He signs himself here as "il pellegrino" (the pilgrim), but in the largely secular sense of seeking to broaden his aristocratic classical education by embracing the civilizations of the East - including eventually an eighteen-year-old girl, whom he married in 1616 and whose death in childbirth in 1623 precipitated his return to Italy. Della Valle first traces his voyage from Rome to Constantinople via Ancona, Bologna, Ferrara and Venice across to observe the great ruins of Troy (".per dire meglio Campos ubi Troia fuit e vedute le gran ruine di quella famosa Città.") and the Hellespont, pointing out Abydos and Sestos, made famous by the tale of Hero & Leander. He arrived at Constantinople on 15 August 1614 and describes the opening of the Dardanelles at the Black Sea, and Scutari. He describes his voyages as well as the cities he visited, including travelling with camels, which he judges much slower and more troublesome than horses. There is a dramatic description of crossing the River Mehi in India, using elephants and local oxen, made difficult by the converging currents from the river and the sea-water. Elsewhere he reports cultural, linguistic and artistic curiosities of the places he visits, often sending back examples of his finds to Italy. Many are still conserved in museums in Rome and Dresden. Della Valle's travelogues were published through many editions and in different languages. The greatest numbers of letters are dated from Persia (n. 1-18), ten letters from Constantinople and four from India. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 1712 (first French edition); Rohricht 947; Tobler p. 95; Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2233. Wilson 234. Wing V48A. Kress 1167; Cf. Goldsmith 1153. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Voyagien, behelsende een historie vande oorspronckelijcke ende tegenwoordige standt des Turcksen rijcks: hare wetten, regeeringh, politie, krijghs-macht, hoven van Iustitie, ende koophandel. Als mede, van Egypten; d'antiquiteyt, verborgene characteren, ordinantien, costuymen, discipline, ende religie der Egyptenaren: neffens een beschrijvinge van het H. Landt; van de Ioden ende verscheydene secten der Christenen aldaer; van Ierusalem, het graf Christi, den Tempel Salomons, nevens andere noterens

      Amsterdam, Baltes Boekholt (col.: Paulus Warnaer), 1665. Contemporary vellum, bumped and stained. Inside some minor stains. With an engraved frontispiece and 29 engraved plates.Titlepage and fist gathering worn at the edges, traces of use. Dutch translation of 'A relation of a journey' by George Sandys (1578-1644), one of the most famous travel books of the seventeenth century. Sandys travelled to the Levant in 1610 and spent a year in Turkey, Palestine and Egypt before returng to England to become a bishop. His observations first appeared in 1615 and his text was soon regarded as a special authority on the Levant. Between 1616 en 1673 another 6 English editions appeared. In 1653 the first edition of the Dutch translation was published in Amsterdam by Jacob Benjamin. The translation (by ‘J.G.’ ) has in the past erroneously been attributed to J. Glazemaker, but it was in fact made by the mennonite Amsterdam pharmacist Johannes Grindal (1616-1696), who translated more than 20 English books into Dutch. A second edition appeared in Utrecht by Lambert Roeck in 1654. The present copy belongs to the third and final edition, published by the Amsterdam bookseller Baltes Boekholt in 1665 (printed by Paulus Warnaer). B0113 The book is illustrated with an attractive frontispice that shows the religious nature of the book, with full figure portraits of Achmet and Iris with their attributes and with four symbolic medallions. This frontispice looks like the one of a London edition by R. Field in 1621, but is different in the details. Clearly this earlier English version was used as the example. Some of the plates inside this Dutch copy are different from the one from London and some are the same. There are different types of illustrations: some full page plates show historical and biblical scenes from the countries that Sandys visited, such as Chios and Turkey. There are also plates of city plans and noteworthy buildings such as the Temple in Jerusalem. All these plates do not appear in the London copy. From there on follow in-text topograpic plates that are oddly maneristic in the way the landscape and clouds are depicted. These are the same as the ones in London. More research is needed on the re-use of the plates between the Dutch and English edition and why some plates had to be replaced and others not.

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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         La conjuration du comte Jean-Louis de Fiesque.

      Paris, Claude Barbin, 1665, pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, coiffes arrachées, bas des plats tachés. - in-12 de (4)-208 pp. ; Edition originale du premier ouvrage de l'auteur.Tchemerzine V-393."Un statut particulier revient à sa première œuvre, La conjuration du comte Jean-Louis de Fiesque, qu'il composa en 1639 d'après l'historien italien Mascardi, mais en modifiant profondément son interprétation. [ ] La réinterprétation de l'histoire de Fiesque par Retz a été considérée par les critiques comme un "catéchisme révolutionnaire", un "manuel du parfait conspirateur", une méditation sur les conspirations.[ ] Le cardinal de Richelieu, ayant lu la Conjuration [ ] jugea correctement sa valeur prémonitoire puisqu'il dit de son auteur : "Voilà un dangereux esprit" (Mémoires, p. 64)." (Malina Stefanovska, La conjuration de Fiesque de Retz, un essai sur le lien politique).

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE SERIGNAN]
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         Historica narratio, de initio et progressu missionis Societatis Jesu apud Chinenses, ac praesertim in regia Pequinensi.

      Wien, Cosmerovius, 1665. - 8°. 6 Bll., 267 SS., ohne das letzte weisse Blatt und ohne das Portrait Pappe d. Zt. VD 17 12:114710Z; Streit V, 2323; Cordier 821; De. Backer-S. VII, 707, 29 und III, 877, 3. Seltene erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Quelle für die Geschichte der Jesuitenmission in China im 17. Jahrhundert. Der Jesuit Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1592-1666) reiste bereits 1618 als Missionar nach Goa, lernte dort Chinesisch und ging bald nach Peking, wo er dank seiner grossen naturwissenschaftlichen Kenntnisse hohes Ansehen genoss, zum Mandarin ernannt und 1644 als erster Europäer Präsident des kaiserlichen astronomischen Instituts in Peking wurde. In dieser Funktion reformierte er auch den chinesischen Kalender. Das vorliegende Werk ist ein Rechenschaftsbericht seiner 44jahrigen Tätigkeit in China und zugleich eine erstrangige Quelle für die Begegnung von Europäern und Chinesen im 17. Jahrhundert. - Dieses Exemplar, wie oft, ohne das Portrait. Die Approbatio und der Index am Ende eingebunden, nicht als fünftes und sechstes Blatt! - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Gelenke mit kleinen Wurmspuren, aber solide. - Principal source for the history of the Jesuit mission in China in the 17th century - this copy does not (as it often happens) have the portrait and the last blank leaf, the approbatio and index are bound in at the end between pages 262 and 263. Some browning, little spotting at the first leaves, binding rubbed, only the hinges with some worming (no worming inside), binding solid. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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         Roma vetus ac recens utriusque aedificiis ad eruditam cognitionem expositis.

      Romae, Ex Officina Philippi Rubej, 1665 - 6 Bl. 537 Seiten 1 Seite 8 Bl. mit 71 ganzseitigen Abbildungen 3 von 4 gefalteten Tafeln und einigen Textabbildungen Einband leicht gedunkelt und etwas fleckig, Nachsatz mit kl. Beschädigung, Buchblock im guten und fleckenfreien Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2400 Tertio edita ac multis in locis nedum aucta et castigatios reddita, verum etiam figuris aeneis illustrata.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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         Le Duche de Cleves - Hugo Allardt excud.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Huych (Hugo) Allard in Amsterdam, um 1665, 46 x 49,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 20. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Kleve zwischen Nijmegen, Venlo, Duisburg u. Bocholt. - Mittig Xanten, Sonsbeck und Kervenheim. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche mit Wappen, Frau, Putte, Maßstab; darüber Verlegeradresse. - Die Karte mit Einzeichnung der Fossa Eugeniana.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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         SCHEEPVAART, OORLOGSCHEPEN 1665 “Lyste van de oorlogh schepen van Engelandt en de geunieerde provincien”, 1 blad, plano (32x21 cm) gedrukt in 2 kolommen, w.s. 1665.

      De namen der schepen met hun kapiteins, aantal stukken, aantal manschappen, ligging, etc. Namen van Nederlandse kapiteinen: Van Wassenaer Obdam, Egbert Meeuws, Jan de Liefde, Houda, Cleydijckt, Kerckhoven, Boshuysen, Jan Evertsen, Cornelis Evertsen, A. Bankert, Cornelis Evertsen Jr., Jan Evertsen Jr., C. Tromp, D. Schey, A.C. de Graef, J.J. de Haan, Aldert Matthijsz, H. v. Tol, C. v. Hogenhouk, H. Gosens, J. Adelaer, de Groot, O. v.d. Lon, C. Schram, F. Bemmer, Berkhout, Bruynvis, Houttuyn, Bronser, Slort, J.J. Vyselaar, Stellingwerff, Bruynvelt, etc.M6839

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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         Orbis Miraculum; or The Temple of Solomon, pourtraied by Scripture-light; wherein all its famous buildings, the pompous worship of the Jews, with its attending rites and ceremonies; the several officers employed in that work, with their ample revenues: and the spiritual mysteries vailed under all, are treated of at large

      Printed for F. Tyton and Tho. Basset, and are to be sold at the Three Daggers, and in S. Dunstans Church-yard in Fleetstreet, London 1665 - Reissue of the 1659 edition. Folio. [10], 1-96, 107-114, 105-325, 332-371, [1]pp., 2 (of 4) full-page copperplates (engraved title and Figure of the High Priest are present), numerous half-page (and larger) copperplate engravings, woodcut diagrams and tables. Bound in mid-19th Century half calf and marbled paper boards, all edges stained red. ESTC calls for [4] leaves of plates and index. This copy thus lacks two plates and the 9 page index (with errata) at the rear, else complete. The text pagination is complete and continuous (though mis-numbered, as noted above!), with all of the in-text copperplate engravings present. The engraved frontispiece title page, the letterpress title page, and the engraved plate of the Figure of the High Priest are backed onto early wove paper. The boards are detached, scattered chipping and short tears at the edges of both title pages, some worming to the lower margin near the gutter, else good. The very scarce 1665 edition of Samuel Lee's interpretation of the architectural design, and attendant rites and mysteries of Solomon's Temple. Lee was a Puritan divine close to John Wilkins at Wadham College, Oxford, where, under their leadership, Wadham became an important liberal school in natural philosophy. ESTC (R41592) locates only one copy at the British Library. Wing L903F.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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         1665 Sir Francis Bacon New Atlantis Novum Organum Augmentis Scientiarum COMPLETE

      Francofurti ad Moenum : Impensis Joannis Baptistæ Schonwetteri : Typis Matthæi Kempferi, 1665. - 1665 Sir Francis Bacon New Atlantis Novum Organum Augmentis Scientiarum COMPLETE COMPLETE WORKS in LARGE FOLIO “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” Francis Bacon Francis Bacon, one of the most famous English philosophers and scientists of the Renaissance. While most of his work deals with discovery, scientific method, and the scientific revolution, he did lean strongly toward Puritanism in his personal devotion. A rare folio printing of the complete works of Francis Bacon. This 1665 printing includes ‘New Atlantis’, ‘Novum Organum’, ‘Augmentis Scientiarum’, ‘History of Henry VII’, and more! This beautiful leather-bound tome includes a beautiful full-page portrait frontispiece of Bacon and printed in a two-column format. From the British Museum Catalogue, “printed for the most part from the same setting-up of types as [an earlier edition], but with some errors corrected and the headlines and a few pages reprinted.” Item number: #1121 Price: $1500 BACON, Francis Francisci Baconi . opera omnia, quae extant, Philosophica, moralia, politica, historica . in quibus complures alii tractatus, quos brevitatis causa praetermittere visum est, comprehensi sunt, hactenus nunquam conjunctim edita, jam vero summo studio collecta, uno volumine comprehensa, [et] ab innumeris mendis repurgata: cum indice rerum ac verborum iniversali absolutissimo. His praefixa est auctoris vita. Francofurti ad Moenum : Impensis Joannis Baptistæ Schonwetteri : Typis Matthæi Kempferi, 1665. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [18], 1324, [31] • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: BMC 12268.i.9; • Provenance: o Bookplate – EX LIBRIS SOC. IESU, PROV. HIB., MILLTOWN PARK. o Bookplate – EX LEGATO GULIEMI O’BRIEN, Justiciarii. AN. 1899. • Language: Latin • Size: ~14in X 8.5in (35.5cm x 22cm) 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! 1121 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian]
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        "Voyagien, behelsende een historie vande oorspronckelijcke ende tegenwoordige standt des Turcksen rijcks: hare wetten, regeeringh, politie, krijghs-macht, hoven van Iustitie, ende koophandel. Als mede, van Egypten; d'antiquiteyt, verborgene characteren, ordinantien, costuymen, discipline, ende religie der Egyptenaren: neffens een beschrijvinge van het H. Landt; van de Ioden ende verscheydene secten der Christenen aldaer; van Ierusalem, het graf Christi, den Tempel Salomons, nevens andere noterens".

      "Amsterdam, Baltes Boekholt (col.: Paulus Warnaer), 1665. Contemporary vellum, bumped and stained. Inside some minor stains. With an engraved frontispiece and 29 engraved plates.Titlepage and fist gathering worn at the edges, traces of use. Dutch translation of 'A relation of a journey' by George Sandys (1578-1644), one of the most famous travel books of the seventeenth century. Sandys travelled to the Levant in 1610 and spent a year in Turkey, Palestine and Egypt before returng to England to become a bishop. His observations first appeared in 1615 and his text was soon regarded as a special authority on the Levant. Between 1616 en 1673 another 6 English editions appeared. In 1653 the first edition of the Dutch translation was published in Amsterdam by Jacob Benjamin. The translation (by ‘J.G.' ) has in the past erroneously been attributed to J. Glazemaker, but it was in fact made by the mennonite Amsterdam pharmacist Johannes Grindal (1616-1696), who translated more than 20 English books into Dutch. A second edition appeared in Utrecht by Lambert Roeck in 1654. The present copy belongs to the third and final edition, published by the Amsterdam bookseller Baltes Boekholt in 1665 (printed by Paulus Warnaer). B0113 The book is illustrated with an attractive frontispice that shows the religious nature of the book, with full figure portraits of Achmet and Iris with their attributes and with four symbolic medallions. This frontispice looks like the one of a London edition by R. Field in 1621, but is different in the details. Clearly this earlier English version was used as the example. Some of the plates inside this Dutch copy are different from the one from London and some are the same. There are different types of illustrations: some full page plates show historical and biblical scenes from the countries that Sandys visited, such as Chios and Turkey. There are also plates of city plans and noteworthy buildings such as the Temple in Jerusalem. All these plates do not appear in the London copy. From there on follow in-text topograpic plates that are oddly maneristic in the way the landscape and clouds are depicted. These are the same as the ones in London. More research is needed on the re-use of the plates between the Dutch and English edition and why some plates had to be replaced and others not. ".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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