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        Land-Lords Law: a treatise very fit for the perusal of all gentlemen and others. 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, as appears in the contents of the several chapters

      London, printed for Henry Twyford, Thomas Dring, and John Place. 1665. 12mo., (18) + 171 + (1)pp., wanting the preliminary blank, contemporary plain ruled sheep. A fine copy. First edition: variant issue. Wing M.1803. Goldsmiths (1756) has another issue of 143pp. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.460 (#9). An early publication on the subject by George Meriton (1634-ca. 1711), legal writer and grandson of another George Meriton, Dean of York. George, the legal author, had studied law and practised as an attorney at Northallerton, not far from his inherited estate at Castle Leavington. Land-Lords Law> went through several editions and was evidently well regarded. In the latter years of his life Meriton moved to Ireland and lived in or near Dublin.

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        Hortorum libri IV. Cum disputatione de cultura hortensi.

      - Paris, Typographia Regia, 1665. 4to (255 x 198 mm). pp. (xxvi including frontispiece), 219 with engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette with royal arms on title, nine engraved head- and tailpieces, and six engraved initials. Contemporary red morocco, spine in 6 compartments with gilt ornaments and lettering, sides with gilt coat of arms of Louis XIV and gilt border lines, inside dentelles, gilt edges. A superbly bound copy of the first edition of Rapin's celebrated poem on gardens, and a fine piece of book design. René Rapin (1621-1687), a Jesuit, wrote this work in imitation of Virgil's 'Georgics'. It is divided into four books, on the flower garden, parkland and trees, water, and the orchard. It is followed by a work in prose, a debate between the 'ancients' and 'moderns' on gardening styles, in which Rapin endorses the 'modern' style. This work enjoyed immense renown, and was translated into English by John Evelyn."On the threshold of this period the French garden found its earliest poets. René Rapin, the learned Jesuit who wrote so many books, published in 1665 a poem called 'Hortorum libri quattuor'. This was in undisguised imitation of Virgil's 'Georgics', but aimed at giving a supplement on the province of the garden, which the Roman poet had neglected. Rapin had already seen something of the development of gardens in the grand siècle, and this appears in much of what he wrote; but he chiefly concerns himself with the gardens of the time of Maria de Medici and Henry IV. All that he writes in his first book, 'The flower garden', is what is demanded by the usual theorists; and about flowers he only gives pretty myths in the style of Ovid. But in the second book he is inspired with new ideas, the exhaustive treatment of the park (nemus): he says that when you step out of the garden the park must at once appear as a stage formally arranged. The trees must be in the form of the quincunx, with straight lines and right angles, although he also likes slanting lines and circular arches in some places. All the paths have to be provided with fine sand or closely mown grass, and at the sides the beeches or cypresses have to be clipped so as to make straight walls, but the lighter branches may be worked into a thousand shapes and mazes of any kind. He is full of praise for the oak as a good forest tree, and he is emphatically opposed to the clipping of oaks, using all his rhetoric and calling down all mythological punishments upon the heads of the desecrators of trees. This care for the park and its cultivation is by no means unfamiliar in Renaissance times, but the close connection of its main design with that of the garden points to a period which is still to come. In the same way the third book, which treats of water, adhering to all the fantastic ideas of the Renaissance, rejoicing in every one of the innumerable water-devices, and demanding a great extension and development of cascades, does try most energetically to enforce strict regularity in the domain of water. It is admitted that tricks of teasing waters in grottoes, and pumice and shells for decoration, are all wonderful attractions for the people on festival days; but anyone who is sensible, large-minded and thoughtful is fond of great sheets of water, and canals like rivers: it is to sing of these that his lyre shall be strung" (Marie Louise Gothein, History of garden art pp. 431-2). Some contemporary notes in a neat handwriting in the text and six leaves added with supplementary manuscript notes.Provenance: Name of André advocat à la cour 1764 and a stamp of 'Seminaire de Langres' on title.Hunt 324. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans, "Ansicht der Churfürstlchen Residenz Stadt und Vestung Maintz und Castel".

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Frey n. Merian, um 1665, 27,5 x 65,7 Brumme, Mainz, Nr. 36. - Seltene Ansicht von Mainz nach Merian. Frey vergrößerte die Darstellung von Merian und zeichnete die 1661 erbaute Schiffbrücke ein.

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        Flora: seu, De florum cultura Or, a complete florilege, furnished with all requisites belonging to a florist

      London: Printed by J. G. for Richard Marriott, 1665. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Full contemporary calf, corners worn. The rare first edition of this early English gardening book. Lacking engraved frontispiece, but otherwise complete with eight plates at the end. "It seems that Rea undertook the writing of his book for the following reason. He had found that Parkinson's Paradisus now needed 'the addition of many noble things of newer discovery, and that a multitude of those there set out, were by time grown stale, and for unworthiness turned out of every good garden'. Rea therefore considered preparing a new edition, but afterwards decided that it would be better to write an entirely new work. This, when it appeared, proved to be the most important English treatise on gardening to be published during the second half of the seventeenth century" (Henry).

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        Les commentaires de César - T.1 T.2

      R. Philippes Imp.-Libr., Grenoble 1665 - Les commentaires de César - T.1 T.2 Grenoble, R. Philippes Imp.-Libr., 1665 - in-16 relié - 914 p. Traces d'usures sur la reliure, quelques rousseurs sur les pages, petites coupures sur deux pages (pas de manque), des petits manques sur le bord de trois pages. Reliure d'époque en peau. 2 Tomes dans un volume. Table T.1 : A Monseigneur le Prince ; Préface ; Remarques sur la carte de l'ancienne Gaule, tirée des commentaires de César Livre premier : Ce livre contient la guerre des Suisses et celle d'Ariouiste ; car pour la description des Gaules, ce n'est qu'une entrée dans la narration. Livre second : Guerre des Belges ; Progrès de César en Picardie ; Défaite de ceux de Hainault ; Ruine entière de ceux de Namur. Livre troisième : Guerre des Romains dans le Valais ; Révolte de ceux de Vannes en Bretagne ; Défaite de ceux d'Eureux, de Lisieux et de Coutance ; Conquête de la Gascogne ; Courses de César sur les terres de ceux de Terouënne et de Gueldres. Livre quatrième : Défaite des Tencteriens et des Vsipetes, avec une description des moeurs des Sueues ; Passage du Rhin ; Expédition d'Angleterre. Livre cinquième : Passage de César en Illyrie, avec son retour à Trèves ; Expédition d'Angleterre ; Description de l'Isle ; Progrès de César et sa retraite ; Défaite de Sabines et de Cotta ; Ciceron assiégé par les Gaulois et déluré par César ; Retraite de ceux de Trèves avec la mort d'Induciomare. Livre sixième : Accomodement de ceux de Sens et de Chartres, avec la défaite de ceux de Trèves ; Passage du Rhin et la description des moeurs des Gaulois et des Allemands ; Poursuite d'Ambiorix, avec la défaite de quelques troupes de César et son retour de Liège. Livre septième : Révolte générale des Gaules, qui commence par ceux de Chartres ; Retour de César, avec la prise de quelques places ; Le siège de Bourges ; Vercingentorix rassure les troupes ; Division dans Autun ; Siège de Clermont ; Révolte de Litanique et de quelques autres ; César se retire de devant Clermont ; Soulèvement d'Autan ; Exploits de Labienus et sa fonction ; Prépartifs de Vercingentorix avec la retraite de César ; Siège d'Alexie. Supplément de la guerre des Gaules par Hirtius ou Oppius ; Les commentaires de César de la guerre civile. Table T.2 : Les commentaires de César de la guerre civile : Livre troisième : Argument ; La guerre d'Alexandrie par Hirtius ou Oppius : Argument ; La guerre d'Afrique par Hirtius ou Oppius : Argument ; La guerre d'Espagne par Hirtius ou Oppius : Argument ; Remarques sur la traduction. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutio Parochi seu speculum parochorum Ö.

      ?vora, ex Typographia AcademiÊ, 1665. - Title-page in red and black with large woodcut Jesuit emblem. Woodcut initials, headpieces and tailpieces. [11 ll.], 906, 102 pp. Folio (29.2 x 21 cm.), contemporary limp vellum (defective at outer edges of covers, especially rear cover, which has a section about 12 x 2.5 cm. chewed away at outer edge), vertical manuscript title on spine, fore-edge cover extensions. Some small, light stains, mostly in margins. Very minor worming in outer and lower margins of about 45 leaves, never affecting text. Pages 15ñ102 in final section with slight chewing in outer margins, never coming near to text. Overall in good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION. This popular work covering in exhaustive detail the duties of parish priests went through at least ten editions. Abreu sets out how priests should behave, where they should live, and the precepts they should explain to their flocks (with an abundance of material, perhaps for use in sermons). Exorcism is briefly mentioned (Book XIII, chapter 5).Abreu included in the @Institutio a detailed commentary on the papal bull @In Coena Domini, which pronounced the punishment of excommunication for those convicted of heresy, piracy, falsifying apostolic letters, selling weapons to infidels, robbing shipwrecks, and much more. This bull, promulgated in 1363, was read in Rome annually during Easter week, and until 1627 was frequently revised. Over the course of the eighteenth century, monarchs came to view @In Coena Domini as an infringement on their rights, and it was no longer read aloud or posted in every Catholic church throughout Europe. D. JosÈ I of Portugal declared in 1768 that it was treasonous to print, sell, distribute, or make judicial references to this particular bull. The later ban and the heavy use to which many volumes were probably put perhaps explains the rarity of this first edition. Sebasti?o d'Abreu was born at Crato in the Alentejo in 1594, and became a Jesuit at ?vora in 1610. He taught philosophy and theology for a time, then acted as a book censor at Rome and as theologian to the Father General. After serving for many years as chancellor of the Academy at ?vora, he died there in 1674. In addition to the present work, he published a @Vida, e virtudes do admiravel Padre Jo?o Cardim, ?vora 1659.---- Barbosa Machado III, 679. Cruz, @Tipografia portuguesa do sÈc. XVII: A colecÁ?o da Biblioteca Nacional, I (all published) 14. Not in Arouca; see A27 (Evora, 1681) and A28 (Evora, 1700). BackerñSommervogel I, 24. @IV Centen rio da fundaÁ?o da Universidade de ?vora 42. Monte, @SubsÌdios para a histÛria da tipografia em ?vora, I, 214. Goldsmith lists the ?vora 1700 edition. Not in HSA. OCLC: 36101276 (Catholic University of America, St. Louis University); 491524606 and 456744121 (both BibliothËque Nationale de France); 420553656 (BibliothËque Municipale de Lyon); 433119647 (Biblioteca Nacional de EspaÒa). Porbase locates two copies, one in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and the other at the Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra. Cat logo Colectivo del PatrimÛnio Bibliogr fico EspaÒol records three copies, two in private hands in Galicia, and one in the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid. Not located in Library of Congress Online Catalog, Hollis or Melvyl. Orbis cites a Venice 1744 edition.SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Opera Omnia. Graece & Latine. Ed. J. A. van der Linden.

      Leiden Gaasbeeck 1665 - 2 Bde. 8°. 18 nn. Bll., 788 (recte 878) S., 2 nn. Bll., 1034 S., 67 nn. Bll. Index. Mit gest. Tit.-Bl. u. 1 Portr. Pgt. Gebr. Bibliotheksstempel auf Tit.-Bll. L. Minimal gebr. u. fl. Sehr guter Zustand.

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        Dissertatio satyrica physico-medico-moralis de pica nasi, sive tabaci sternutatorii moderno abusu & noxa. Amsterdam, Oosterwyk, 1716.

      Kartonnen band, (20)+177+(11) pag., geillustreerd met frontispice met handelaars in snuiftabak op de Amsterdamse beurs door J. Schijnvoet. Opdracht aan H. Grasper. Drempelverzen van J.D. Hunnincinus en H. Par l'Herbe. Cohausen (1665 - ?) publiceerde o.a. twee werken tegen het gebruik van snuiftabak en een tegen het gebruik van thee. Volgens Cohausen was pica nasi een neusziekte, ontstaan door overmatig gebruik van slechte snuiftabak.

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        De Cometa, Consilium Medicum, cum Monstrorum Nuper in Dania narorum Historia.

      Hafniae (Copenhagen), Matthias Godiche, 1665. Partly uncut in later marbled boards. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. 154,(6) pp. Yellowing to title-page. Internally fine and clean.. Scarce first edition of Bartholin's account of the diseases and disorders caused by comets, linking astronomy and medicine and inspired by the comet which was seen in Copenhagen in December 1664. His theory was that comets brough contagious stuff with them, and he named Comets as abscesses from the heaven (abscessus coeli).Not in Waller and Wellcome. - Bibl. Danica I,788

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        Les recherches de la France

      1665. relié. Bon état. A Paris, Chez Louis Billaine, 1665. Fort volume In-folio, reliure de l?'époque en plein veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, frontispice, page de titre avec vignette imprimée en noir et rouge, bandeaux et lettrines historiées, 44 f. n. ch. (frontispice, titre, table des chapitres, table des matières), 910 p. Coiffe supérieure abîmée, celle inférieure manquante, mors inférieur ouvert. Les Recherches de la France se divisent en neuf Livres : I - Établissements des Français, première origines de la nation. II - Magistratures et dignités, parlements, états généraux... III - Affaires ecclésiastique, puissance des papes... IV - Jugements, procédures, costumes... V - Diverses questions d?'histoire... VI - Procès célèbres. Connétable de Bourbon, Jeanne la Pucelle, célèbres bâtards, Bayard, famille d?'Anjou, bourgeois de Calais. VII - De l?'origine de notre poésie française et de nos langues... VIII - Langue française, explication de plusieurs mots et façons de parler. IX - La France littéraire. C?'est l?'oeuvre la plus intéressante et la plus considérable de l?'auteur (Paris 1529-1615), célèbre jurisconsulte et magistrat français. . Brunet, IV, 407. Fat Fo in contemporary brown calf, gilt ribbed-spine, frontispiece, red & black vignette on title page, bead-band & historical letters, [44], 910 p. Flaws : upper tip bumped, lower tip lacking, bottom-joint opened. This work is divided in 9 books. It is the most interesting and eminent work of this author. Etienne Pasquier (1529-1615)Juriste français. "Avocat au parlement de Paris (1549), puis avocat général près la Chambre des comptes (1585), il s'opposa à la Ligue. Historien des lettres françaises et des traditions nationales (Recherches de la France, 1560-1621), il fut aussi l'auteur de poésies et de travaux sur le droit, la politique, la philosophie." (Larousse).

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        De Fideicommissis Praesertim Universalibus, Tractatus Frequentissimus

      1665. Classic Treatise on Fideicommissum Pellegrini, Marcantonio [1530-1616]. Lonigius, Gasparus, Editor. De Fideicommissis Praesertim Universalibus, Tractatus Frequentissimus, M. Antonii Peregrini Patavini. Omnibus tam in Scholis, Qiuam in Causarum Foro Versantibus Admodum Utilis, Ac Pernecessarius. Ab Eodem Ultima hac Post Germanicam Editione, Summa Diligentia Recognitus, & Compluribus Additamentis Recenter Adauctus & Illustratus. Editio Undecima. In qua Novissime Additae sunt Notabilissimae Remissiones ad Consil. Tract. & Decis. Eiusdem Auctoris in Quolibet Articulo & Numero, Utilissime, & Accommodatissime tam in Consulendo, Quam in Iudicando, Cum Quibus Dilucidatur in Particulari Doctrina Universalis Tradida in hoc Eodem Frequentissimo Tractatu, Hoc. [cross] Signo Notatae. Auctore Gasp. Lonigo. Cum Summariis, Et Indice Locupletissimo. Venice: Apud Milochum, 1665. [lvi], 727 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary mottled and varnished calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece. Moderate running, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped, front hinge cracked. Title page, with large woodcut device, printed in red and black. Moderate toning and faint dampstaining, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Later edition. One of the most durable concepts in Roman law, fideicommissum involves situations in which something is committed to somebody's trust. It is central to the law concerning testators. First published in 1595, Pellegrini's treatise was a standard work in Northern Italy into the eighteenth century. (Its final edition was published in Venice in 1761.) Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        De stylo exercitiisque ejus ad consuetudinem veterum liber singularis.

      Ejusdem gymnasium styli seu de vario scribendi exercitio liber singularis. Editio tertia. Uppsala, Henricus Curio, 1665. 8:o. (6),+ 202,+ (2),+ 222 s. Solk på de inledande opaginerade sidorna. Första delen med fuktrand i marginalen på s. 17-50 och fläck i marginalen på s. 43. Spridda gamla marginalanteckningar och understrykningar. Senare stänkmarmorerat helskinnbd med bevarade, lite defekta, ursprungliga för och eftersättsblad. Brännmärkt ägarmärke i övre snittet. Med Sveno Magni Oxelgrens (1648-91) ägaranteckning på titelbladet och inklistrad lapp "Sveno M. Oxelgreen Wisingzb. Smol." på främre pärmens insida. Med dennes son Magnus Oxelgrens (1686-1750) rikliga bläckanteckningar på för och eftersättsbladen samt handskriven innehållsförteckning på titelbladets baksida. Collijn, sp. 827. Schefferus handbok i vältalighet. Den utgavs först som disputationsserie i sex delar, 1652-53, och är i senare upplagor alltid utgiven tillsammans med "Gymnasium styli". Den användes av Schefferus som lärobok vid undervisningen vid den skytteanska professuren. Enligt Fant var den fortfarande (år 1782) av nytta, som "den bästa anvisning för ungdomen i detta ämne." Detta är den tredje upplagan av "De stylo" och således den andra av "Gymnasium styli". Magnus Oxelgren blev sedermera bl.a. lektor och prost samt inspektor över Visingsö läroverk. Här är han fortfarande en ung student som använder för- och eftersättsbladen i läroboken för att dels skriva en lista över de latinska tal han hållit, och dels (på eftersättsbladen) skriva en disposition till en valedictorialoration att förevisa för lector Haquin Wising på Visingsborgs gymnasium den 2 maj 1703

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        Oeuvres galantes Tirage de tête

      à Paris: Chez Etienne Loyson, 1665. Fine. Chez Etienne Loyson, à Paris 1665, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (8,5x14,8cm), relié. - Collective first edition of the second volume increased and illustrated two unsigned securities headpieces. Bound in full morocco burgundy early twentieth century, elegant pastiche of a contemporary binding. Smooth back adorned with gilt title and date. Triple mentoring net on the boards. Gilt edges. Back fractionally and uniformly thinned. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de seconde édition, rare, augmentée du second volume qui se trouve en originale et illustrée de deux titres-frontispices non signés. Le premier volume seul était paru initialement en 1663. On notera que les  pièces les plus importantes avaient paru sous le nom d'Oeuvres meslées en 1659. Reliure en plein maroquin lie de vin début XXe siècle, élégant pastiche d'une reliure d'époque. Dos lisse orné avec titre et date dorés. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Dos infimement et uniformément éclaircis. Bel exemplaire. L'abbé cotin est une figure incontournable des salons littéraires du XVIIe, et Molière le carricatura sous les traits de l'abbé Trissotin dans Les femmes savantes. Il inventa un jeu pour ces mêmes salons, le poème à énigme dont Les énigmes de ce temps, et les bouts rimez sont un témoignage. Il fut le poète à la mode de cette époque, fournisseur à l'envi d'une poésie galante et légère dont L'uranie dédiée à Marguerite de Rohan est un modèle. Les oeuvres contiennent également Les épigrammes, Les amours du jour et de la nuit , diverses pièces en prose, des billets et autres lettres, toutes sont marquées du sceau de la galanterie, d'un libertinage léger et d'un humour de bon aloi.

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        The Two Books of John Crellius Francus Touching One God the Father

      Printed in Kosmoburg, at the Sign of the Sun-Beams: Printed in Kosmoburg, at the Sign of the Sun-Beams, 1665. Collation, [10]315[1][20] pages. Bound in full calf. Rebacked retaining the original period boards, raised bands, leather title label. Boards rubbed on edges and corners with some minor wear loss. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, some occasional light staining, foxing or spotting. Pages in good condition throughout. A very nice well bound copy.A14. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Memoires du Mareschal de Bassompierre contenant l'histoire de sa vie et de EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau , 1665. Fine. Chez Pierre Marteau , A Cologne 1665, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 16 (7x13cm), (2) 501 (2 bc.) 132pp. et 808pp., relié. - First edition, rare. It was printed in Leiden by the heirs and the widow of John Elzevier. It will be noted that another edition of the same date in Peter Hammer has a different snack: (2) 501pp. and (2) 493pp. and therefore appears to contain less text than the one presented; it is unexplained curiosity. Full Sheepskin blonde marbled time. Spine ribbed decorated with jewels compartmentalized. Part of title in red morocco, and volume number in black morocco. Head cover of Volume 1 with parts broken away; lack of volume 2 in head and tail. Lack of 1.5 cm along the upper jaw (to work). Coins for most blunt. Volume I slightly larger than 0.5cm Volume II. A translucent ink stain title page of Volume II of the flagship. Copy rather fine. Bassompierres was imprisoned in the Bastille in 1631 for participating in the Day of dupes; he devoted his detention twelve years writing his memoirs (Journal of my life) and its embassies will be issued in 1668 In addition to being one of the most accomplished gentlemen of his time, continued Bassompierres two bright parallel careers as Henri IV and Louis XIII, military and diplomatic. These memories have always been particularly tasted, they bear the seal of the bitterness of imprisonment and are the work of a French gentleman. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Elle a été imprimée à Leyde par les héritiers et la veuve de Jean Elzevier. On remarquera qu'une autre édition à la même date chez Pierre Marteau possède une collation différente : (2) 501pp. et (2) 493pp. et semble donc contenir moins de texte que celle que nous présentons ; c'est une curiosité non élucidée. Reliure en pleine basane blonde d'époque marbrée. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurons cloisonnés. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Coiffe de tête du tome 1 en partie arrachée ; un manque en tête du tome 2 et un en queue. Un manque d'1,5cm le long du mors supérieur (travail de vers). Coins pour la plupart émoussés. Tome I légèrement plus grand de 0,5cm que le tome II. Une tache d'encre translucide en page de titre du volume II sur le fleuron. Exemplaire plutôt frais. Bassompierre fut emprisonné à la Bastille en 1631 pour avoir participé à la Journée des dupes ; il consacra sa détention de douze années à écrire ses mémoires (Journal de ma vie) puis ses ambassades, qui paraîtront en 1668. En plus d'être un des gentilshommes parmi les plus accomplis de son temps, Bassompierre poursuivit deux carrieres brillantes et parallèles sous Henri IV et Louis XIII, militaire et diplomatique. Ces mémoires ont toujours été particulièrement goûtés, elles portent le sceau de l'amertume de l'emprisonnement et sont l'oeuvre d'un grand gentilhomme français.

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        Hippocratis magni coacae praenotiones Opus admirabile intres libros distr

      Genevae (Genève): Apus Stephanum Gamoner, 1665. Fine. Apus Stephanum Gamoner, Genevae (Genève) 1665, In Folio (22x36,5cm), (12) 578pp. (54), relié. - New edition, rare, after the original appeared in 1588 in Paris. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, rare, après l'originale parue en 1588 à Paris. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Epitre à Henri III. Reliure en pleine basane brune usagée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de basane brune. Coiffes arrachées. Mors supérieur en partie ouvert. manques sur et entre les nerfs. Manque le coin supérieur droit de la dernière page d'index. Papier bien frais. Louis Duret fut particulièrement renommé en son temps pour ses connaissances sur Hippocrates, on le surnommait même 'L'hippocrates français", et il était capable de citer de mémoire des passages entiers de son oeuvre. L'ouvrage est divisé en chapitres correspondant à l'oeuvre d'Hippocartes, Les pronostics, les maladies, les céphalées, la voix, etc ; dans chacun de ses chapitres se trouve commenté des citations en grec d'hippocrates. Les coaques d'Hippocrates se concentrent sur l'importance des pronostics et sont éloignés de la médecine moderne qui se concentre sur le diagnostic. Louis Duret fut l'un des plus célèbres médecins de son temps avec Ambroise Paré, et il fut le premier médecin des rois Charles IX et Henri III.

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        Nova Totius Westphaliae Descriptio Auctor Hugoni Allardie.':.

      - Kupferstich b. Huych (Hugo) Allard in Amsterdam, um 1665, 45 x 57 Nicht bei Koeman. - Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 20. - Zeigt den Westfälischen Kreis mit dem Gebiet Nordsee, Rheinlauf, Elbelauf und Bonn/Kassel. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Philosophia moralis, præceptis succinctis methodicè comprehensa: commentariis theoreticis & practicis è priscis theologis, philosophis, oratoribus, historicis & poëtis plenè illustrata: insuperque septem quæstionum moralium centuriis [hebreisk text] logicè libereque afferta & absoluta. Præmittitur typus operis logicus: subjungitur geminus index: unus authorum, qui allegantur, explicantur, defenduntur, oppugnantur. Alter capitum & quæstionum moralium dubiarum & controversarum.

      1665 - Frankfurt, typis B. C. Wustii, 1665-66. 8:o. Extra engraved title,3-735,726-1600,(45) pp. & 1 folded printed table. Contemporary dark marbled calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands and richly gilt but oxidized décor on spine. Sprinkled edges. Spine somewhat dry. Insert fine. G. Palmstädt's bookstamp on spine and Christian Hammer's bookplate. VD17 39:136828N. Engraved title with year of printing 1666. Marcus Friedrich Wendelin (1584-1652) was a theologian and a pedagogue. The stamp "G. Palmstädt" on spine is contemporary with the binding and in all probability made for Germund Palm or Palmstedt (1635-1719), who was raised to the nobility as Cederhielm in 1686. He was county secretary in Halland in the 1660s, district judge in Albo in Småland and eventuelly became county governor of Älvsborg and Skaraborg. C. M. Carlander does not mention any binding with this bookstamp in his article on the Cederhielm Library in "Svenska bibliotek och ex-libris". The Norwegian Christian Hammer (1818-1905) was jeweller to HM the King of Sweden and made a fortune as a real-estate developer in the holiday resort of Furusund outside Stockholm. He acquired vast quantities of antiquities and books which were sold at several auctions after his death. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de transactionibus in quo integra transactionum materia theoricè, ac ingenti studio, & justa methodo collecta, & exposita continetur

      Lugduni: sumptib. Philippi Borde, Laurenti Arnaud, Petri Borde, et Guill. Barbier Folio extra (33 cm; 12.75"). [8] ff., 272 pp., [21] ff.. 1665 Second edition, following the first of the previous year, of Valerón's work on contracts, inheritance, succession, and compromise under Roman law. Valerón (fl. 1663) held the chair of canon law in the University of Valladolid. The work begins with a title-page in black and red, bearing the printers' large woodcut device incorporating images of Time and Fortune. The text is printed in the expected double-column format in roman and italic. 18th-century mottled calf, round spine, modest gilt tooling on spine. Front joint (outside) open along top three inches; front pastedown loosening from the board. Scattered foxing and staining. Sporadic worming in inner margins not touching the text. All edges richly saffron, unusually bright.

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        La muse nouvelle ou les agréables divertissements du parnasse EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Lyon: chez Benoist Coral, 1665. Fine. chez Benoist Coral, A Lyon 1665, in 12 (14,5x9cm), (24) 269 pp. (17)., relié. - Very rare first edition, missing the French catalogs, English, and Hollis catalog of the Harvard library. Full portrait and frontispiece often lacking. Twentieth binding using a vellum manuscript of the nineteenth, smooth back with part of title in red morocco. Wettings throughout the autograph dedication of the author. Frontispiece portrait and were laminated. This is probably, according to the exchange of early volume, very young Thomas Delorme, M. Bordes, a native of Dauphine and a native of St. André coast, advocate in the parliament, wrote this collection of roundels, epitaphs ... Late work, judgments about writers, poets, men of letters. I see Rochas, 307. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale très rare, absent aux catalogues français, anglais, et au Hollis catalogue de la bibliothèque d'Harvard. Complet du portrait et du frontispice qui manquent souvent. Reliure XXe utilisant un vélin manuscrit du XIXe, dos lisse avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Mouillures sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage. Le frontispice et le portrait ont été contrecollés. C'est sans doute, d'après les échanges de vers en début de volume, fort jeune que Thomas de Lorme, sieur de Bordes, originaire du Dauphinois et natif de la côte Saint André, avocat au parlement, écrivit ce recueil de rondeaux, épitaphes... En fin d'ouvrage, des jugements sur les écrivains, poètes, homme de lettres. Voir Rochas I, 307.

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        Historia ampliata di Tivoli. Con due libri de' vescovi e de' governatori di Tivoli scritti da Michele Giustiniani.

      Filippo Maria Mancini 1665 Marzi, Francesco. Roma, Filippo Maria Mancini, 1665. Historia ampliata di Tivoli. Con due libri de' vescovi e de' governatori di Tivoli scritti da Michele Giustiniani. In - 4° antico, pergamena coeva. (32), 264, (26), 272, (64) pp. Qualche lieve arrossatura dovuta alla qualità della carta, ma bell' esemplare nella sua legatura officinale. Lozzi, 6347: >. Cascioli, Bibliografia di Tivoli, p. 101. E' la migliore edizione di quest' opera rara. Uff. Mob. 1

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        Fair Warnings to a careless World:. in the pious Letter written by James Earl of Marleburgh, a little before his Death; to Sir Hugh Pollard, with the Last Words of CXL of the most learned Persons of the World LOST AT THE BATTLE OF LOWESTOFT; PLAGUE REMEDIES

      Printed for Samuel Speed at the Rainbow in Fleet-Street,, 1665. Sm. 4to., First [and Sole?] Edition, F2 torn at fore-margin with some loss of text, some light age-staining; disbound, sewed as issued, uncut, a fresh, crisp copy. With the publisher's advertisement leaf at end. The work is dedicated by Henry Smith to Pollard himself. James Ley (1618-1665), third Earl of Marlborough and naval captain, was grandson of his namesake, the first Earl and notable barrister. By 1643 he had become a Royalist commander and two years later established a colony at Santa Cruz in the West Indies. He then commanded the East Indies squadron that received Bombay from the Portuguese in 1661, and was nominated Governor of Jamaica in 1664. Ley's 'pious letter' is dated 24 April 1665. It concludes with the phrase 'So prays old James, near the coast of Holland' [at sea during the Second Anglo-Dutch War]. A marginal note in a neat contemporary hand states (correctly) 'the ship he was in, Old James, was his own name'. He died soon after [13 June 1665] aboard the same vessel. The Battle of Lowestoft, fought on 13 June 1665 between the English fleet under James Duke of York and the United Provinces [Dutch] fleet under Jacob van Wassenaer, remains the worst naval defeat in Dutch history. The author was killed in the 68-gun 'Old James' stationed in the Centre Division of the Duke of York's Red Squadron. Smith's compilation is nothing if not wide ranging. The other 'learned and honourable persons' include (of the UK) Arundel, Bacon, Bancroft, Charles I, Compton, Coventry, Donne, Egerton, Hatton, Howard, Leicester, Mason, Peito, Pembroke, Raleigh, Selden, Thomas Smith, Somerset, Stafford, Usher, Walsingham, Wolsey, Wotton; (and others) Aristotle, Caracciolus, Charles V, Chrysostom, Gondamar, Grotius, de Haro, Heinsius, Ignatius, Irenaeus, Junius, Justin Martyr, Mazarin, Origen, Plato, Polycarp, Richlieu, Salmasius, Seneca, Socrates, Solomon, Tertullian. Significantly, the publisher's advertisement leaf announces 'An excellent Preservative against Plague…2s. 6d. Per Paper, sealed', together with 'Medela Pestilentiae…an exact Method for curing that Epidemical Distemper' and 'Reflections on the Weekly Bills of Mortality for the Cities of London and Westminster'. EXTREMELY SCARCE.

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        M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutionum Oratorium (Institutiones oratoriae). Libri Duodecim. Summa diligentia ad fidem vetustissimorum codicum regogniti ac restituti. Accesserunt huic renovatae editioni. Declamationes, quae tam ex P. Pithoei, J. C. Clarissimi, quam aliorum Declamationes Undeviginti. M Fabii Avi et Calpurnii Flacci Declamat Bibliothecis & editionibus colligis potuerunt. Cum Turnebi, Camerarii, Parei, Gronovii, & Aliorum Notis. Cum indice locupletisimo, tam in textum, quam Notas. [con:] M. Fabii Quintiliani Declamationes. Undeviginti. M. Fabii Avi et Calpurnii Flacci Declamationes. Auctoris Incerti Dialogus. De causis Corruptae Eloquentiae. Cum variorum notis. Tomus II.

      Primo volume: Lugd. Batav. et Roterodami, Ex Officina Hackiana, 1665. In 8vo, antip. incisa a p. p., front. con marca tip. con aquila e motto ?Movendo?, pp. 28 n. n., 916 + 30 di Index + 2 c. b., leg. post. in t. perg. rigida con titolo ms. al dorso. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Secondo volume: Lugd. Batav. et Roterodami. Ex Officina Hackiana, 1665. In 8vo, antip. incisa a p. p. (da R. a Perlyn fe.), front. con marca tip. con aquila e motto ?Movendo?, pp. 784 + 7 di Index + 1 c. b., leg. post. in t. perg. rigida con titolo ms. al dorso. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Marco Fabio Quintiliano ( 30 - 40 d.C.) importante maestro di retorica (ebbe tra i suoi allievi Plinio il giovane) dopo vent'anni d'insegnamento, decise di abbandonare l'incarico e si dedicò alla stesura di un dialogo in cui espose la propria posizione sulla crescente corruzione dell'arte dell'eloquenza: l'opera perduta e qui esposta come ?di incerto autore?, il ?De causis corruptae eloquentiae?, e l'?L'Institutio oratoria?, in cui l'autore tenta di rispondere come mai la grande oratoria, quella che aveva reso famosa l'aula del senato di Roma al tempo di Cicerone, sembrava ormai solo un ricordo del passato. Seicentina del più grande trattato di retorica dell'antichità romana, ripartito in 12 libri, e delle restanti opere di Quintiliano. Precedono testimonianze e giudizi di autori vari sul grande retore latino (è presente fra l'altro la prefazione del Poliziano alle "Institutiones"). Ebbe a scrivere Theodor Mommsen sull'opera: "È una delle più eccellenti opere che possediamo dell'antichità romana, ispirata a buon gusto e retto giudizio, semplice nel senso e nella composizione, istruttiva senza pedanteria, attraente senza necessità di sforzo personale, in contrasto intenzionale con la letteratura vuota e manierata del tempo".

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        MAPA, PRINCIPATUS CATALONIAE NEC NON COMITATUUM RUSCINONENSIS ET CERRETANIAE, F. DE WIT 1665

      1665 1665. F. de Wit. Mapa de Catalunya del segle XVII. 48,6X56,7. Acolorit a ma. Molt rar. Ref 12 grm.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Portfolio with Coat-of-arms of Colbert

      1665. COLBERT, Jean-Baptist. Red Morocco Portfolio for Engravings and Drawings, bearing the coat-of- arms of Colbert. Format: Grand Folio, 663 x 500 mm, (26 x 19 3/4 inches), bound in French seventeenth-century red morocco, with gilt-stamped arms of Colbert at center. [Paris, 1665]. |~||~||~||~||~| Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), Minister of Finances for Louis XIV (1665 to 1683), superintendent of buildings of the Crown (1664), secretary of the Royal Navy (1669), founder of the royal tapestry factories at Gobelins, and supporter of those at Beauvais, in charge of the French East India Trading Company, member of the Académie Française, through his clever economic reforms, maintained a balanced economy in France despite Louis XIV's extravagant spending on wars, chateaux and luxury goods. Colbert was also a grand bibliophile, his library comprised close to 60,000 volumes, which was dispersed in 1728 by his nephew. Colbert would have ordered the binding of this portfolio to safe-guard his important works on paper, most likely engravings and drawings (and possibly business papers- though less likely). The use of such seventeenth-century portfolios was to keep items dear to the owner easily accessible while maintaining order, protection and a sense of aesthetics, with the portfolio residing on a desk or table-top. The large dimension, 663 x 500 mm closed, and 663 x 1050 mm (26 x 41 1/4 inches) opened, is supported by heavy boards under the red morocco. The interior spine is equally adorned with the Colbert chiffre of his initials under a golden crown. This beautiful example of the art of seventeenth-century French binding is likely the work of Eloy Le Vasseur, the major binder for Colbert, who also worked in the Royal Library for Louis XIV. The initials formed from JBC superimposed in double form was engraved by Simon Thomassin, who was employed by Colbert from 1672 until Colert's death in 1683. Some minor restorations to the corners and edges of the portfolio, various minor stains and signs of wear, missing the original ribbon ties, overall, a fine object, rare in this size and format, from the collection of one of the greatest of Bibliophiles. Guigard 167. OHR 1296-4.

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        Tractatus de transactionibus in quo integra transactionum materia theoricè, ac ingenti studio, & justa methodo collecta, & exposita continetur

      Lugduni: sumptib. Philippi Borde, Laurenti Arnaud, Petri Borde, et Guill. Barbier Folio extra (33 cm; 12.75"). [8] ff., 272 pp., [21] ff.. 1665 Second edition, following the first of the previous year, of Valerón's work on contracts, inheritance, succession, and compromise under Roman law. Valerón (fl. 1663) held the chair of canon law in the University of Valladolid. The work begins with a title-page in black and red, bearing the printers' large woodcut device incorporating images of Time and Fortune. The text is printed in the expected double-column format in roman and italic. 18th-century mottled calf, round spine, modest gilt tooling on spine. Front joint (outside) open along top three inches; front pastedown loosening from the board. Scattered foxing and staining. Sporadic worming in inner margins not touching the text. All edges richly saffron, unusually bright.

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        A VINDICATION OF STONE-HENG (Stonehenge) RESTORED: In Which 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

      London:: R. Davenport for Tho. Bassett,, 1665. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition First Printing bound in 20th Century quarter leather and tan cloth, raised bands spine, black stamped title, author on spine. Complete with imprimatur leaf (with tipped-on engraving of Stone Heng), title page printed in red and black and 11 numbered text engravings, as issued. Pagination skips from p. 92 to p. 97 - printer's error present in all copies. No loss of text--catchword and text match. Text continuous. Minimal scattered foxing, edge wear and soil pages. 4to. 232 pp. Scarce. Wing W1203.

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        Jacob Cats - Alle de Wercken - zoo Oud als Nieuwe, 1665

      Jacob Cats - Alle de Wercken - zoo Oud als Nieuwe - Amsterdam van de heer, oudt Raedt - Pensionaris van hollandt, &c. Vermeerdert met des Autheurs tachtigjarigh Leven, en Bedenckingen op Zorgvliet - Amsterdam, Schipper, 1665 Oltre 1200 pagine, divise in 10 parti 120pp - 28pp - 14pp - 202pp - 36pp - 278pp - 76pp - 175pp - 26pp - 82pp, misura del volume cm.20x24. Centinaia di incisioni intercalate nel testo ed alcune fuori testo, con i famosi emblemi. Le prime pagine sono state restaurate con carta, nel complesso la legatura è solida. Volume in più che buone condizioni, tenuto conto dell'età.

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        Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales

      Claude Barbin, Paris 1665 - In-12. Collation : frontispice, (48), 150, (10) pp. Vélin. (Reliure de l'époque.). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Edition originale du premier recueil de "Maximes" de La Rochefoucauld. C'est la première édition publiée en France avec l'autorisation de l'auteur, elle contient 318 maximes. En tête d'ouvrage on trouve un frontispice attribué à Poussin et gravé par Picart. Exemplaire de second état, avec les nombreux feuillets cartonnés signalés par Tchemerzine. 23 lignes à la page. La Rochefoucault surveilla attentivement l'impression de cette édition et corrigea et ajouta des maximes à l'aide de cartons (des nouveaux feuillets montés sur onglets). Les autres éditions publiées en 1665, à 22 lignes par pages, sont des contrefaçons. Petit manque le long du bord d'un plat. Exemplaire en reliure de l'époque, condition des plus rares, la plupart des exemplaires connus ayant été reliés à nouveau par des amateurs aux XIXe siècle. Tchermerzine IV, 34. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Racing in America 1665-1979 in Six Volumes [Signed by W. S. Vosburgh, William H. Rudy, and Raymond Belmont]

      Privately Printed for the Jockey Club, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good to Fine, First editionA Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, complete in Six Volumes [including the quite scarce Vosburgh Volume], WITH THE VOSBURGH VOLUME SIGNED BY W. S. VOSBURGH AND BY RAYMOND BELMONT, AND THE RUDY VOLUME SIGNED BY WILLIAM H. RUBY, replete with 361 Plates/Illustrations; a remarkable set of this Limited Edition in Six Volumes, with several of the Volumes being hand-numbered; the first volume (being one of two Volumes covering 1665-1865) authored by John Hervey being number 241 of eight hundred copies, the second volume (being the second of two Volumes covering 1665-1865) also authored by John Hervey and also being numbered 241 of eight hundred copies; the third volume (covering 1866-1921) authored by W. S. Vosburgh not calling to be numbered and of which -- given its scarcity -- presumably few copies were printed; the fourth volume (covering 1922-1936) not called to be numbered; the fifth volume (covering 1937-1959) authored by Robert F. Kelley being numbered 137 of one thousand copies; and the sixth volume (covering 1960-1979) authored by W. H. Rudy being numbered 428 of two thousand copies. The Volumes vary from Very Good to Fine condition with the first, second, third, fourth, and sixth Volumes showing varied rubbing to the board corners; the first, second, and third Volumes show some scattered foxing; the first, second, and third Volumes showing some rubbing/wear to the boards and board edges (the first Volume also shows spotting to the front endpapers and tide marks to the spine and to the right margin of the Index pages at the rear and the second volume a tide mark to the lower spine); the third Volume's frontispiece tissue guard is wrinkled; the fourth Volume shows some wear to the spine ends and to the leading edges of the boards; and the first, second, third, and sixth Volumes show some wear to the spine labels. The first and second Volumes carry the small bookplate of Fairfield G. Coogan of York Maine, a member of the family for which "Coogan's Bluff" is named. A cornerstone of any racing collection, the individual Volumes are rather uncommon to the market and complete sets containing all six Volumes are quite scarce. Both individual Volumes and complete sets signed by any of the authors are as scarce as hen's teeth. The most important Volume, that authored by W. S. Vosburgh is quite scarce indeed and signed copies of it appear to be virtually impossible to find. One of the most notable figures in America's thoroughbred racing history. Vosburgh's Volume, itself one of the most important works of racing history, covers the period during which thoroughbred racing evolved into its modern form and provides a detailed history of racing in New York during the period covered, capsule histories of racing history in other states, including Missouri, and reviews of the most important horse races of the era. One of the New York Jockey Club's founding members, of his Volume the New York Times, in its review, stated "[Vosburgh] is probably the best equipped man in America for such a work….throughout it runs the personality of a true lover of the thoroughbred whose youthful enthusiasm has never waned." In his obituary, the Times noted that he was considered the best handicapper in America and that, during his 60 years of involvement in the sport, he did much to assure the success of thoroughbred racing in America. Vosburgh's Volume is signed by him on the title page also has been signed by Raymond Belmont on the Volume's front free endpaper, which signature Belmont has dated "1924" (and the ghost of which signature and date appears on the following blank page). Belmont, son of Belmont Park's founder August Belmont, Jr., and grandson August Belmont, Sr. who financed the inaugural Belmont Stakes held at Jerome Park Racetrack in The Bronx (1868 ), ran the Belmont track (at which the Belmont Stakes, the annual third leg of the Triple Crown, is held and at which the race has been run since 1905) from his father's death in 1924. A remarkable set of a racing collection cornerstone, SIGNED BY RAYMOND BELMONT, WILLIAM H. RUDY, and W. S. VOSBURGH. RARE INDEED.[PLEASE NOTE: Buyer's shipping cost will exceed the amount quoted by this site. International shipping must be via either Priority Mail or Express Mail.]

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        [four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum

      Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank).. 1665 The second English edition of the Septuagint. There are different issues: This a copy of the one with the third word of the Greek title readiing "Diath?che" and not "Diath?ke" and with the printer's device showing the man holding the sun in his left hand. Thus, this is Darlow and Moule issue "B." => Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of one of the issues of this edition. Provenance: Manuscript ownership inscription of John Ray dated 1716 (on retained fly-leaf); ownership signature of Robert L. Wilson, New York, 1818 (on title-page); gilt supra-libros of Barzillai Slosson, dated 1829. Later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Binding: American binding of dark blue goat, richly gilt, with wide floral border on covers and spine distinctively gilt using rules and floral roll. Board edges with a gilt roll; turn-ins gilt tooled. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Gilt supra-libros of Barzillai Slosson as above. Unsigned. Barzillai Slosson may have been related to the lawyer of the same name who was active in Kent, CT, at the end of the 18th century and into the fourth decade of the 19th, whose account books are in the Yale Law Library. And the owner of this Testament may be the Barzillai who graduated from Columbia College in 1818 and later moved to Geneva, NY, where he was active and successful in business and civic affairs. Binding as above, lightly rubbed. Pages closely cropped in the 19th-century rebinding and some initial or final letters touched or lost. Very good.

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        MAPA, PRINCIPATUS CATALONIAE NEC NON COMITATUUM RUSCINONENSIS ET CERRETANIAE, F. DE WIT 1665

      1665 1665. F. de Wit. Mapa de Catalunya del segle XVII. 48,6X56,7. Acolorit a ma. Molt rar. Ref 12 grm.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Opera omnia, quae extant: philosophica, moralia, politica, historica... Hactenus numquam conjunctim edita... ab innumeris mendis repurgata....

      Frankfurt, Kempffer for Schönwetter, 1665.. Folio, circa 34,4 x 22 cm. 10 ff., 1324 (recte 1326) cols., 29 pp., with full-page engraved portrait and large engraved vignette to first title, several titles in between with repeated large woodcut Contemporary vellum. Brunet I, 604; Graesse I, 273. Second collected Latin edition of Bacon's works, the first to be printed in Germany and with additional texts that were not included in the first London edition in 1638. Here with a biography of Bacon at the beginning. - Browning and spotting due to the quality of the paper, binding rubbed and dusty, but altogether very good.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chateau d'Oex. - Document manuscrit sur parchemin, 1665. Dans un proces devant Adam Favrod, chatelain de Chateau d'Oex, entre Francois du Bach, notaire jure de Rougemont, habitant et marchand de Lausanne, et Jean Carmentran de Chateau d'Oex, concernant une lettre de rente contre ce dernier, qui ne paie pas le cens du. Investiture judicielle de du Bach d'un mas de terre de Carmentran au territoire de Chateau d'Oex, 28.10.1665, signe Perronet, curial, avec le sceau armorial sous papier depliable de Daniel Jenner, bourgeois et du grand conseil de Berne, baillif de Gessenay, Chateau d'Oex et Rougemont.

      1665,. 32 x 45 cm, charte de 42 lignes en langue francaise a l'encre brune avec traits de bordure en rouge, belle initiale et premiere ligne calligraphiee, notice dorsale.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Sydereus [Sidereus] Nuncius Magna, Longeque Admirabilia Spectacula pandens, suspiciendaque proponens unicuique, praesertim vero Philosophis, atque Astronomis, quae a Galileo Galileo Patritio Florentino Patauini Gymnasij Publico Mathematico Perspicilli. Nuper a se reperti beneficio sunt obseruata in Lunae facie, fixis innumeris, lacteo circulo, stellis nebulosis, apprime vero in Quatuor Planetis circa Iovis stellam disparibus interuallis, atque periodis, celeritate mirabili circumuolutis; quos, nemini in hanc vsque diem cognitos, nouissime author deprehendit primus; atque Medicea Sydera nuncupandos decrevit bound together with: Continuatione del nuntio sidereo di Galileo Galilei linceo ouero saggio d'Istoria dell' ultime sue obseruationi satte in Saturno, Marte, Venere, e Sole, et opinione del medesimo intorno alla luce delle stelle sisse, e delle Erranti Opera di nuouo raccolta da varie lettere passate reciprocamente tra esso & alcuni suoi correspondenti, e data in luce a publica eruditione [Side

      Bononiae: Ex Typographia H.H. de Duciis, 1665. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Second Edition. First part bound together with continuation, which includes four of Galileo's letters and a response letter from Alfonso Antonini di Udine. This is the first astronomical treatise based on telescopic observations to be published. First published in 1610, Galileo's observations on the moon's imperfections, new stars identified in constellations unseen with the naked eye, and the discovery of Medicean Stars or moons circling Jupiter caused much controversy, especially within the church. Suspected of heresy, he was ultimately placed under house arrest by the Catholic church. Bound in modern brown leather with gilt title, author, and date to front cover. Rubbing and wear to spine and edges of boards. The binding is signed on the front endpaper by V. Sleiborg. Illustrated with multiple drawings and diagrams of the moon, the Medicean Stars, and several constellations including Orion and Taurus. Includes woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, initials, diagrams, and illustrations. Minor browning and light foxing to first 41 pages of text. The remainder of the text appears to be printed on a slightly different paper stock and remains clean. Bookplate of Harry Rabinowitz to front endpaper. 60 pages. Astronomy. SCI/052715.

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        Racing in America 1665-1979 in Six Volumes [Signed by W. S. Vosburgh, William H. Rudy, and Raymond Belmont]

      New York: Privately Printed for the Jockey Club. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good to Fine. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, complete in Six Volumes [including the quite scarce Vosburgh Volume], WITH THE VOSBURGH VOLUME SIGNED BY W. S. VOSBURGH AND BY RAYMOND BELMONT, AND THE RUDY VOLUME SIGNED BY WILLIAM H. RUBY, replete with 361 Plates/Illustrations; a remarkable set of this Limited Edition in Six Volumes, with several of the Volumes being hand-numbered; the first volume (being one of two Volumes covering 1665-1865) authored by John Hervey being number 241 of eight hundred copies, the second volume (being the second of two Volumes covering 1665-1865) also authored by John Hervey and also being numbered 241 of eight hundred copies; the third volume (covering 1866-1921) authored by W. S. Vosburgh not calling to be numbered and of which -- given its scarcity -- presumably few copies were printed; the fourth volume (covering 1922-1936) not called to be numbered; the fifth volume (covering 1937-1959) authored by Robert F. Kelley being numbered 137 of one thousand copies; and the sixth volume (covering 1960-1979) authored by W. H. Rudy being numbered 428 of two thousand copies. The Volumes vary from Very Good to Fine condition with the first, second, third, fourth, and sixth Volumes showing varied rubbing to the board corners; the first, second, and third Volumes show some scattered foxing; the first, second, and third Volumes showing some rubbing/wear to the boards and board edges (the first Volume also shows spotting to the front endpapers and tide marks to the spine and to the right margin of the Index pages at the rear and the second volume a tide mark to the lower spine); the third Volume's frontispiece tissue guard is wrinkled; the fourth Volume shows some wear to the spine ends and to the leading edges of the boards; and the first, second, third, and sixth Volumes show some wear to the spine labels. The first and second Volumes carry the small bookplate of Fairfield G. Coogan of York Maine, a member of the family for which "Coogan's Bluff" is named. A cornerstone of any racing collection, the individual Volumes are rather uncommon to the market and complete sets containing all six Volumes are quite scarce. Both individual Volumes and complete sets signed by any of the authors are as scarce as hen's teeth. The most important Volume, that authored by W. S. Vosburgh is quite scarce indeed and signed copies of it appear to be virtually impossible to find. One of the most notable figures in America's thoroughbred racing history. Vosburgh's Volume, itself one of the most important works of racing history, covers the period during which thoroughbred racing evolved into its modern form and provides a detailed history of racing in New York during the period covered, capsule histories of racing history in other states, including Missouri, and reviews of the most important horse races of the era. One of the New York Jockey Club's founding members, of his Volume the New York Times, in its review, stated “[Vosburgh] is probably the best equipped man in America for such a workÂ….throughout it runs the personality of a true lover of the thoroughbred whose youthful enthusiasm has never waned.” In his obituary, the Times noted that he was considered the best handicapper in America and that, during his 60 years of involvement in the sport, he did much to assure the success of thoroughbred racing in America. Vosburgh's Volume is signed by him on the title page also has been signed by Raymond Belmont on the Volume's front free endpaper, which signature Belmont has dated "1924" (and the ghost of which signature and date appears on the following blank page). Belmont, son of Belmont Park's founder August Belmont, Jr., and grandson August Belmont, Sr. who financed the inaugural Belmont Stakes held at Jerome Park Racetrack in The Bronx (1868 ), ran the Belmont track (at which the Belmont Stakes, the annual third leg of the Triple Crown, is held and at which the race has been run since 1905) from his father's death in 1924. A remarkable set of a racing collection cornerstone, SIGNED BY RAYMOND BELMONT, WILLIAM H. RUDY, and W. S. VOSBURGH. RARE INDEED. [PLEASE NOTE: Buyer's shipping cost will exceed the amount quoted by this site. International shipping must be via either Priority Mail or Express Mail.]

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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.

      London, J. Macock for John Martin and James Allestry, 1665.. (8), 480 pp. With double-page engraved map and 3 engraved plates (on 2 leaves) and some woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf. Rebacked, with parts of the original backstrip laid down. Folio.. First edition in English (of the third part) of Pietro della Valle's renowned "Viaggi", describing his travels in India, Arabia and Syria. Della Valle sojourned six years in Persia, returning overland to Europe in 1623. He travelled from Goa (India) to Muscat and through the Arabian Gulf to Basra and from there to Aleppo. His narrative includes a detailed description of the Arabian Gulf. "Della Valle displayed excellent narrative and descriptive skills, powers of acute observation, and a genuinely scholarly breadth of learning. He refused to comment on what he had not witnessed himself or checked against the best authorities" (Gurney). - Della Valle's account is followed by Thomas Roe's journal. Sir Thomas Roe (c. 1581-1644) was the first fully accredited English ambassador to the court of the Great Mughal, Jahangir. Roe stayed at the court for nearly three years from 1615 until 1618. He described daily life at court in great detail, which makes his account a major source for the study of Mughal court life, providing interesting details of the character of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Roe frequently refers to Arabia and includes an account of Islam. The double-page map shows the Mughal Empire. - With contemporary manuscript index on last blank. Bookplate on pastedown. Blanks and pastedowns dirty, some smudges and stains, otherwise in good condition. - ESTC R10032. Howgego, to 1800, D30. Tobler 95. Cf. Gurney, "Della Valle, Pietro", in: Encyclopaedia Iranica (online ed.). This edition not in Atabey; Blackmer.

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        [four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum

      Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank).. 1665 The second English edition of the Septuagint. There are different issues: This a copy of the one with the third word of the Greek title readiing "Diath?che" and not "Diath?ke" and with the printer's device showing the man holding the sun in his left hand. Thus, this is Darlow and Moule issue "B." => Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of one of the issues of this edition. Provenance: Manuscript ownership inscription of John Ray dated 1716 (on retained fly-leaf); ownership signature of Robert L. Wilson, New York, 1818 (on title-page); gilt supra-libros of Barzillai Slosson, dated 1829. Later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Binding: American binding of dark blue goat, richly gilt, with wide floral border on covers and spine distinctively gilt using rules and floral roll. Board edges with a gilt roll; turn-ins gilt tooled. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Gilt supra-libros of Barzillai Slosson as above. Unsigned. Barzillai Slosson may have been related to the lawyer of the same name who was active in Kent, CT, at the end of the 18th century and into the fourth decade of the 19th, whose account books are in the Yale Law Library. And the owner of this Testament may be the Barzillai who graduated from Columbia College in 1818 and later moved to Geneva, NY, where he was active and successful in business and civic affairs. Binding as above, lightly rubbed. Pages closely cropped in the 19th-century rebinding and some initial or final letters touched or lost. Very good.

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        STAMPA CASTRUM ET OPPIDUM DULCIS - AQUAE

      Incisione originale su matrice di rame eseguita all'acquaforte da anonimo artefice dei Paesi Bassi, su disegno tracciato nel 1665-1666 da Giovanni Paolo Morosino. Sotto la linea d'inquadramento superiore, al centro titolo entro drappo. La tavola è tratta dalla più importante opera iconografica, di epoca barocca, sul Piemonte ed i dominii dei duchi di Savoia al di qua e al di là delle Alpi: nell'opera editoriale si affiancano relazioni scritte a splendide vedute topografiche, disegnate da artefici attivi presso la Corte torinese e tradotte su rame da incisori nordeuropei. Veduta topografica della città e del castello di Dolceacqua. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo.

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        Anatomia, ex Caspari Bartholini Parentis Institutionibus, Omniumque Recentiorum & propriis Observationibus Tertium ad sanguinis Ciiculationem Reformata, Cum Iconibus novis accuratissimis. Accessit huic Postremæ Editioni Th. Bartholini Appendix de Lacteis Thoracicis & Vasis Lymphaticis.

      Haag 1665. 8vo. Samtidig slitt helskinnbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og ryggforgyllng. Med tilsammen 76 plansjer, hvorav et gravert tittelblad og et portrett av Thomas Bartholin.. Bindet slitt i ryggen og ved hjørnene

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        Micrographia: or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies made by Magnifying Glasses

      London: John Martyn and James Allestry for the Royal Society, , 1665. Folio (299 x 194 mm). Contemporary calf, skilfully rebacked and relined. Title-page printed in red and black with engraved arms of the Royal Society, 38 engraved plates of which 37 are folding by and after the author and possibly Christopher Wren, woodcut headpieces and 5-line initials. Contemporary inscription on license leaf blank recto recording the gift of the book by Sir James Cuffe to Trinity Hall, Cambridge: "Liber Aula Trinitatis e Dono Jacobi Cuffe eq[uita]tis. Aurati. A[nn]o 1665". License leaf reattached in gutter, lower margin of title and A1 repaired without affecting text, some minor paper repairs to plates and text leaf corners, a good copy. First edition, first issue. This "early landmark in microscopy, containing the first illustration of cells [plate xi]" (Horblit) was published under the aegis of the Royal Society, and Hooke's observations were the first to be carried out with an improved compound microscope, and the first to describe the microscopic structure of tissue with the term "cell". The book reproduces the almost frantic series of observations made by Hooke in 1663 and 1664 as the young scientist (he was still in his twenties) peered through the lenses of his new microscope at anything he could find. His text ranges widely, finding space for discussion of microscopic fungi, the life cycle of the mosquito, the origin of lunar craters, as well as the origin of fossils (Hooke's proposal is the first sensible one in print). There is also the discussion of light and colour which led to his bitter dispute with Newton. The extent of Hooke's investigation and the precision of his account entirely devoted to microscopical examination made Hooke's work "probably the most influential book in the entire history of microscopy" (Norman). But it is the justly famous series of plates, engraved mostly from Hooke's drawings with some probably by Sir Christopher Wren, which ultimately distinguishes the book, made it a contemporary bestseller, and kept Pepys up all night staring at it in amazement. Here are the tiny, unregarded components of everyday life ?- a stinging nettle, for example, a louse, or the famous flea ?- blown up with a startling degree of detail and exactness not to be equalled until the age of the electron microscope. This discovery of a new world-within-a-world had a profound influence on contemporary perceptions of the everyday world. The disorientating effect of the new perspective is memorably captured in Swift's descriptions of Lilliput and Brobdingnag in Gulliver's Travels.

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        Natural History of Animals Franzio Zoology Cryptozoology Unicorns Dragons Bestiary Historia Animalium

      Amstelaedami, apud Joannem Ravesteinium, 1665. - 1665 Natural History of Animals Franzio Zoology Cryptozoology Unicorns Dragons Bestiary Very Rare & FASCINATING Contents Historia Animalium Main author: Wolfgang Franzio Title: Historia animalium, in qua plerorumque animalium praecipuae proprietates in gratiam studiosorum theologiae, & ministrorum verbi ad usum breviter accomodantur. In Academia vvittebergensi ante plures annos dictata a Wolfgango Franzio Emendatius correctius quam antea edita, quintuplici indice, scilicet capitum, rerum, moralium, locorum e scriptura adagiorum ornata. Published: Amstelaedami, apud Joannem Ravesteinium, 1665. Language: Latin FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure vellum binding Pages: complete with all 779 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Amstelaedami, apud Joannem Ravesteinium, 1665. Size: ~5.5in X 3.25in (13.5cm x 8.5cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nebulo Nebulorum, Oder Schelm aller Schelm. Verdeutscht/ und Gedruckt im Jahr/ 1665

      O. O., 1665.. 82 S. Pappband im Stil d. Zt., unter Verwendung alten Materials. 14 x 8,5 cm. VD17 12:642215X (mit nur einem beschädigtem Exemplar in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek): "Anonym. Prosaübers. von Johann Flittners lat. Bearb. von Thomas Murners `Schelmenzunft`". - Etwas gebräunt, sehr gutes Exemplar!

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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.. Ca. 15 cm x 19 cm.. 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.

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