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        Operum theologicorum. Pars altera

      Amstelaedami : apud viduam Iohannis Henrici Boom, 1665 Folio 24cms x 38cms two volumes in one, 596 pages and 533 pages in Latin. Two columns to a page except in the preface. Engraved vignette to title page. Portrait of Simon Escopius to prelim. Original leather bindings rubbed to extremites. Rebacked in calf with raised bands with gilt titles to the spine. Episcopius may be regarded as in great part the theological founder of Arminianism, since he developed the principles enunciated by Arminius. He argued that Christianity was practical rather than theoretical. Episcopius died in 1643, this book was published after his death by his great nephew Philippus Van Limborch and Arnold Poelenberg. Catalogs: Arminianism, Philippus Van Limborch , Arminius, Arnold Poelenberg.

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        Von Gottes Gnaden Ernst Augusts, Bischoff zu Oßnabrück, Hertzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburgk ... Die Zeit und gemeines Anliegen hat erfordern wollen, bey unserm Stifft abermahls einen Landtag vermittelst zusammen beschreibunge unserer Stände anzusetzen ..." Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift, unten links "Ledenburg"

      Calenberg, 6. August 1665. 32 cm. 1 Seite, alte Faltspuren - Einberufung eines Landtages "auff Montag des 7. / 17. Augusti in unserer Stadt Oßnabrück". Mit Datumsangabe nach dem julianischen und gregorianischen Kalender, wie in den evangelischen Territorien des Heiligen Römischen Reichs bis 1700 üblich. Ernst August trat 1662 als erster evangelischer Fürstbischof sein Amt an. "Nichteinberufung der Landtage über längere Zeiträume kennzeichneten seine Regierungszeit" (Biogr. Handbuch Osnabrück, S. 78). -

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        Arnoldi Vinnii J. C. in Quartuor Libros Institutionum Imperialium Commentarius Acadamicus & Forensis

      Amstelodami : Apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1665. 4th Edition. Physical desc. : [12], 888, [20] p. ; 25 cm. (4to. ) . Subject: Roman law - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: Willems, A. Elzevier, 1367 and Rahir, E. Elzevier, 1423. Language; Latin. Editio quarta, / ab auctore recognita, novaque & largiore cum florum, tum rerum forensium aspersione exornata atque adaucta. Printer's device on title-page: la Minerve (Rahir M.21) . Tail-pieces; initials. Title-page in red and black. Text in double columns. Error in pagination: p. 539 mis-numbered 439. Full contemporary vellum, very good. Dulled and toned as with age. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on 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. Frankfurt, typis B. C. Wustii, 1665-66. 8:o. Extra grav. titelblad,3-735,726-1600,(45) s. & 1 utvikbar tryckt tabell. Samtida ngt nött mörkt marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind och rik oxiderad ryggdekor samt stänkta snitt. Ryggen ngt torr. Fin inlaga. Med G. Palmstädts pressade ryggexlibris och Christian Hammers exlibris.. VD17 39:136828N. På det graverade titelbladet anges tryckåret till 1666. Marcus Friedrich Wendelin (1584-1652) var teolog och pedagog. Det präglade namnet "G. Palmstädt" på ryggen är utfört samtidigt som boken bands och med all sannolikhet för Germund Palm eller Palmstedt (1635-1719), adlad Cederhielm 1686. Han var på 1660-talet landssekreterare i Halland och häradshövding i Albo härad i Småland, men avancerade så småningom till landshövding i Älvsborgs och Skaraborgs län. Carlander omnämner inte något band med detta ryggexlibris i sin artikel om det Cederhielmska biblioteket

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        Biblos tes demosias euches kai teleseos mysterion kai ton allon thesmon kai teleton tes ekklesias, kata to ethos tes Agglikanes Ekklesias, pros de toutois typos kai tropos tes katasaseos, xeirotonias, kai kathieroseo episcopon, presbyteron, kai diakonon

      Trans. by James Duport. Title within typographical border. 18 p.l., 126 pp., 1 blank leaf. Large 12mo, cont. panelled calf. Cambridge: [1665]. [bound with as usual]:PSALMS in Greek: Psalterion toy Dabid, kata tous Hebdomekonta, Eis ta tmemata, ta en te tes Anglikanes Ekklesias leitourgia nomizomena, dieremeion. Woodcut coat-of-arms of Cambridge University on title (repeated on verso of p. 115). Title within ruled border. 1 p.l., 115, [1] pp., one blank leaf, 117-71 pp. Large 12mo. Cambridge: 1664. First edition of Duport's translation into Greek of the Book of Common Prayer, one of five Prayer Books listed by Harrison in The Library of Isaac Newton, and a tangible link with a crucial episode in Newton's career. Before his installation as dean of Peterborough in July of 1664, one of Duport's last acts as vice-master of Trinity College, Cambridge, was to elect Newton to a scholarship. The election is not without its mysteries, since Newton had not shone in the University's ordinary subjects and he was without powerful connections. But the election was momentous: "with his election, Newton ceased to be a sizar. He now received commons from the college, a livery allowance...and a stipend...Far more important, he received the assurance of at least four more years of unconstrained study...He could abandon himself completely to the studies he had found. The capacity Newton had shown as a schoolboy for ecstasy, total surrender to a commanding interest, now found in his early manhood its mature intellectual manifestation."-Westfall, Never at Rest. A Biography of Isaac Newton, p. 103. Duport (1606-79), was also regius professor of Greek at Cambridge. In this copy, the Musgrave bookplate is pasted over the Charles Huggins bookplate. With the signature of William Huggins and the Musgrave shelfmark "A1-3." Very fine and fresh copies. Preserved in a box. ❧ Harrison, The Library of Isaac Newton, 242-(not knowing, having never seen this copy, that the Greek Psalms was bound-in). .

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        Pars borealiior Iutiæ septentrionalis in qua diocecses Albugensis et Viburgensis.

      Kobberstukket kort over Nordjylland. Amsterdam ca. 1665. Lysmål: 57x43 cm. Med brede margener. Snuk samtidig kolorering. Velbevaret. Indrammet med passepartout i ny guldramme.. Særdeles dekorativt kort over Nordjylland, med Limfjorden i hele sin udstrækning, med Hald og Randers som sydligste dele

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        Astronomia Reformata

      Heirs of Vittorio Benacci Scarce first edition of Riccioli's anti-Copernican, Tychonic geo-centrist cosmology, presenting an astronomy reformed, so he claims, of theoretical as well as observational errors, and considered a conclusion to the Almagestum novum of 1651. As the Jesuits' leading astronomer, his observational and experimental achievements offered significant refinements of Galilean quantitative experimental procedures in terms of accuracy, and although intended to refute Galileo, his results often unwittingly confirmed them.

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        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, & ab innumeris mendis repurgata: cum indice rerum ac verborum universali absolutissimo. His praefixa est auctoris vita

      Francofurti ad Moenum: Impensis Joannis Baptistae Schonwtteri, typis Matthaei Kempfferi, 1665., 1665. Vellum. Very Good. Early collected Latin edition of Bacon's works, including The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh; Sylva Sylvarum; The Essays, or Counsels, Civil and Moral; The Wisdom of the Ancients; Advancement and Proficiency of Learning; The Phenomena of the Universe or a Natural and Experimental History for the foundation of Philosophy. Folio; 10 preliminary leaves, 1324 numbered columns, 29pp index, with the engraved portrait frontispiece of Bacon (often lacking) as Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England and Lord Chancellor by Wenceslaus Hollar after Simon van de Passe (originally the frontispiece of 'Sylva Sylvarum, 1626) and the title page, with a magnificent engraved publisher's device, printed in red and black, decorative head- and tail-pieces and initials. Each of the eight works also has a separate title page, with a woodcut vignette, and the imprint date Anno MDCLXIV; pagination is continuous throughout. Contemporary full vellum, the spine lettered in brown ink in a contemporary hand. Vellum worn and stained, short splits to joints top and bottom, but binding holding tight and firm; pages deeply and evenly browned (not foxed), but not displeasingly so, the paper still fresh and supple. A Very Good completely unsophsitcated copy. OCLC Number: 38614269.

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        Cl. Claudiani Quae extant. Nic. Heinsius Dan. fil. recensuit ac notas addidit Accedunt selecta variorum commentaria, accurante C.S.M.D.

      Amstelodami, Ex Officina Elzeviriana. 1665 - Un volume in-8° (197 x 116 mm), pp. (28), 917, (15). Bellissima legatura coeva in piena pergamena con arabesco impresso a secco sui piatti e dorso a cinque nervi. Titolo calligrafato al dorso. Frontespizio calcografico con titolo in cartiglio retto da un’aquila, sullo sfondo soldati in trionfo e in primo piano il ratto di Proserpina, allusione al De raptu di Claudiano. Finalini e testatine silografici. Caratteri latini e greci. Fioriture. Edizione delle opere di Claudiano curata da Hensius e da Kornelis Schrevel, dedicata a Cristina di Svezia. Brunet, I, p. 549 («bonne édition»); Willems, p. 343, n. 1350; Iccu, scheda PUVE\007070 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quae Exstant

      Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Ex Officina Elzeviriana (Elzevir), 1665. Two volumes in one - Volume One - [28], 466 and Volume Two - 467-917pp, [15]. Later (late-18thC) full-calf, uniformly bound, raised bands, lacking title and volume labels, gilt to compartments and bands, gilt border to covers, all edges marbled with blue paste endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, chipped to head of spines, scrape to front board of volume two, bump to front fore-edge of volume one. Internally quite bright and clean. Previous owners name to first page of text in each volume. Engraved title page. Willems 1350 "est fort bien imprime", with Dibdin noting that this is "the best Variorum edition, as containing the fruits of the collation of ten fresh MSS., and the notes of Gronovious and others as well as of the editor himself. It is a book of considerable price" (Dibdin I (4th ed.), Page 471). Latin text . First Thus. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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        A Brief Treatise Of the nature, causes, signes, preservation from, and cure of the Pestilence

      London: printed for, and are to be sold by D. Kemp, at his shop,, 1665. Collected by W. Kemp, Mr. of Arts. Small quarto (178 × 129 mm), pp. [6], 47, 50-94, [2]; irregular pagination but collates complete. Recent sprinkled sheep to style, double blind rules, unlettered. British Museum sale duplicate 1787 stamp on title verso blank. Small contemporary ink inscription at upper outer corner of title, one or two minor blemishes, an excellent copy. First edition. Kemp was a Holborn medical practitioner writing just as the devastating outbreak of bubonic plague reached the city of London: his postscript is dated 22 July 1665, three weeks after the king and his court had fled the stricken city. Though not a member of the college, Kemp was a supporter of the College of Physicians and their recommendations. (The publisher was perhaps his brother; neither Kemp produced another work.) His book gives symptoms of the plague, various theories as to its aetiology, suggested prophylactics (including an enthusiastic recommendation of tobacco smoking), and recipes for suitable medicines. At the end he notes that these medicines can be home-made, or bought ready-made "at Mr. John Dunsons at the Sign of the Pestle and Mortar in Coleman-street, or at Mr. Hamnet Rigbies at the Seven Stars in Fetter-Lane." His final address "to the readers" disavows any notion of profiting from the sale of such medicines himself, and emphasizes that his intended readership is the poorer sort who cannot afford expensive remedies.

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        Nouvelle Methode pour Apprendre avec Facilite les Principes de la Langue Latine

      Paris - Claude Thiboust, 1665 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce seventeenth-century reference work for learning Latin. A new method to apprehend with ease the principles of the Latin language. Explains the types and variation of the nouns and pronouns, preterite and supination, and conjugations of verbs, syntax, and quantity. In a clear and concise manner, distinguished by the use of four different colors - black, red, green and yellow. With a table of the meaningsof the names that are in the map of genres and variations. With a vignette title. Condition: Rebacked in paper covered boards. Externally excellent with no visible shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Age-toned and dusted with marks andsignificant damp staining throughout. Slight loss to one or two pages, not affecting the text. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Relacão do Novo Caminho que Fez por Terra, e Mar, vindo sa India para Portugal no anno de 1663

      Lisbon: Officina de Henrique Valente de Oliveir, 1665. First and the only contemporary edition of one of the earliest and certainly the most interesting Jesuit accounts of India, a classic of Portuguese travel literature from the very end of Portuguese domination of the country, written shortly before Bombay was ceded once and for all to the English in accordance with the Anglo-Portuguese peace treaty of 1661. A Portuguese Jesuit, Godinho was in India from 1655 to 1663, and the work gives a closely observed picture of Indian society: “The State of India is so decrepit that we have it only in name. If it has not died yet, it is because it has not found a grave commensurate with its greatness. If once a tree, it is now a trunk; if once a building, it is now a ruin; if once a man, it is now a stump...” (p. 26). The work contains an overview of India, followed by individual chapters on Bassein, Daman, and Surat, where he recounts his theological discussion with a Hindi Brahmin and gives an account of the great Mughal; whence on to Ormuz, the Persia Gulf, Iraq, Syria and Egypt and back to Lisbon. “Particularly attractive in the Relação are the pictures he draws of the peoples, manners and customs of the regions he traversed... And Godinho in his clear and incisive style, seasoned with cheerful humour and occasional irony, is entertainingly informative with his descriptions of Arab brigandage and hospitality, of Hindu customs and Muslim festivals. Though unswerving in his loyalty to his faith and country, he can both praise the character of the Persians and the hospitals of Aleppo, and condemn the rapacity and dishonesty of his own country.” -- Correia-Afonso, p. 12. Godinho returned to Lisbon entrusted with a secret mission from the Viceroy, Mello de Castro. Long an object of speculation, this was only recently revealed to be what had long been suspected, namely an urgent plea to the Portuguese King not to cede Bombay. (See Correia-Afonoso, p. 10). *Palau 103, 032; Heredia 2881; John Correia-Afonso, Intrepid Itinerant. Manuel Godinho and his Journey from India to Portugal in 1663 (1990).. 4to. in 8’s, (6) ff., 188 pp., including engraved arms of dedicatee on 2nd leaf signed Juan Battista. Bound in contemporary calf, covers a bit scratched, spine with raised bands, gilt fleurons and gilt morocco title label. Old ownership inscription on title, some minor spotting.

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        Tartaros en China, Historia que escrivio en Latin el R. P. Matin Martinio, de la Compañia de Iesus

      The rare first Spanish edition of Martini?s famed History of China. 1665. Madrid. Joseph Fernandez de Buenca. In 8vo (137 mm x 90 mm). 20 ff. + 188. Eighteenth century calf, spine gilt with floral tooling and red morocco lettering piece, gently rubbed, upper compartment restored. Upper margin a little short, paper browned as always for Spanish 17th century paper, ex libris removed from verso of title page causing foxing and creasing, ff. 51 with paper loss just touching one letter, a few foxing spots but overall very good. First edition. This Spanish translation was prepared by Estevan de Aguilar y Zuñiga. Martini (1614 - 1661) was a remarkable Italian Jesuit, cartographer and traveller; he is known for his history of China and his cartographic renderings of the country; the latter so important, that eventually were published as one of the volumes of Blaeu?s monumental "Atlas Nuevo de la extrema Asia, o descripcion geographica del Imperio de las Chinas", published in 1658. Martini sailed to China in 1640, making port in Macau in 1642, where he stayed for over 10 years ?studying the cartography, language and history of China, and becoming the superior of the mission at Hang-Tcheou; after that he parted back to Europe to work on his atlas. After a few years he made his way back to China until his death. His fame and the respect gained were partially due to his use of the Chinese cartography available at the time, thus not only relying on European maps but on local maps as well. Death would find him in China in 1661. Even today, in China, he is arguably the most regarded missionary to have ever stepped foot in that country, and has been called "the first to study the history and geography of China with rigorous scientific objectivity; the extend of his knowledge of the Chinese culture, the accuracy of his investigations, the depth of his understanding of things Chinese are examples for the modern sinologists" (Prof. Ma Yong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences). Palau, 156356.

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        Morea olim Peloponnesus. 1665. Map of Southern Greece

      np np: np, 1665. Original printing. Fined condition. . 16 x 19 1/2 inches with margins. Drawn by Guillaume Blaeu (1571-1638). Outline coloring; several ships and islands also colored. engraved map in fine contemporary colors in outline and wash. Published in the edition of Blaeu's "Atlas Maior." Ornate colored allegoric cartoughe with three colored ships and mileage scale. Highly decorative. One of the lovely maps from a premier cartographer of the 17th century showing the Peloponnesus peninsula at the southern part of Greece. Morea was the name it was known by during the medieval period. As with the majority of Blaeu maps, there are numerous locality identifications and with major cities and walled towns represented by miniature symbols. Matted in a quality gilt frame.

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        Considerazioni ed esperienze intorno al creduto cervello di bue impietrito; Considerazioni ed esperienze intorno all generazione de’vermi nel corpo umano...; WITH AN EXCELLENT ASSOCIATION

      Nella stamperia del Seminario, Each work with separate title. With 14 folding plates (10 in the first volume, 4 in the second volume). Contemporary vellum in fine condition; from the library of Antonio Pacchioni (1665-1726), famous anatomist and physician. First editions of Vallisnieri's first two books. In the first work, the author describes the brain of an ox, which supposedly contained some curious stones, petrified during the lifetime of the animal. However, he denies that the mass found in the animal's head is actually its brain. We can't tell you exactly what it turned out to be; you have to read the book. The second work is an important treatise in parasitology, with observations on parasites in the human body. He proved that these parasites were not due to spontaneous generation, as then frequently believed, but grew from eggs.& & Vallisnieri (1661-1730), the famous pupil of Malpighi, was noted as a physician, professor of medicine at the University of Padua, and as a scientific investigator. He wrote extensively on embryology, biology, natural history and geology, and did fundamental research in the fields of helminthology and entomology. & & Pacchioni (1665-1726), a pupil of Malpighi, was a successful physician in Rome and head doctor at the Hospital of San Giovanni in Laterano. He collaborated with Lancisi on the explanatory text of Eustachi's Tabulae anatomicae, but is best known for his Dissertatio epistolaris de glandulis conglobatis durae meningis humane (Rome, 1705) which describes the arachnoidal granulations and the slight depressions produced by the arachnoid tissue under the dura. Pacchioni's bodies and Pacchioni's depressions were coined from his discoveries.&

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        De Monstris. Ex recensione Gerardi Blasii. Qui Monstra quaedam nova & rariora ex recentiorum scriptis addidit. Iconibus illustra

      Amsterdam: Andreae Frisius, 1665 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (236x187 mm). [18], 316, [26] pp., title with engraved vignette, additional engraved title, 3 engraved plates and 70 (one full-page) engravings in text, frequent mis-paginations. Contemporary vellum backed papercard binding, spine titled in script, with a royal supralibros pasted onto front cover, very minor spotting and browning few marginal tears and paper flaws. A fine, bright and clean copy with broad margins. Collated complete. ---- Hagelin II, 43; NLM/Krivatsy 6959; Waller 5779; Wellcome III, 514; Goldschmid 42; Garrison-Morton 534.52 (for 1616 original edition). - Third edition (the second illustrated and the first edited by Blasius). A classical teratological work Originally published in 1616 (without illustrations), Liceti's treatise contains both genuine and imaginary cases of human and animal deformities, and was still in use by medical professionals in the nineteenth century. Licetus was professor at the universities of Pisa, Padova and Bologna and a "not insignificant philosopher and physicist" (Hirsch-H. III, 775). "In diesem Sammelwerk der Missbildungen, welches zu den bekanntesten und berühmtesten seiner Art gehört und in dem sich auf sauberen und ungewöhnlich schönen Kupferstichen die meisten der uns aus früheren Zeiten bekannten Missbildungen finden, sind auch die meisten der Abbildungen vorhanden, welche wir z. B. aus Aldrovandus, Paré und vielen anderen nachweisen können" (Goldschmid)..

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        Novae Veritates Iuris [Juris] Practicae.

      1665 - Molina Lama Y Guzman, Geronimo (Jeronimo) De. Novae Veritates Iuris Practicae, Utraque Manu Elaboratae, Tum Theologorum Moralium Scientia, Tum Legum, & Canonum Princopiis, & Regulis Inconcussis: Opus Forte non Spernendum Advocatis, Et Iudicibus, Confessarijs, & Theologis: Operi Dedit Operam. Madrid: Ex Typographia Regia, 1665. [xii], 571, [63] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Copperplate coat of arms, large woodcut portrait. Folio (11-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary limp vellum, early calligraphic title to spine, ties lacking. Some darkening to spine darkened, rodent gnawing (?) to fore-edges of boards and adjacent leaves near head, hinges reinforced, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Title page printed in red and black followed by large copperplate leaf depicting the coat of arms of Pedro Nunez de Guzman, a member of the Spanish Court, woodcut portrait, apparently of Juan de Mendoza y Luna, a former viceroy of New Spain, facing p. 1, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Moderate toning, light browning and foxing in places. Early signatures to front free endpaper and title page, underlining to a few passages in text, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. This is a digest of canon law, with sections on theology and doctrine, designed for use in New Spain. A second edition was published in 1670. Both editions are scarce. OCLC locates 6 copies of the first edition worldwide, 1 in North America (at the Huntington Library, which has a badly mutilated copy with loss of text to pp. 56-109). Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 174774. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IL DECAMERON di Messer Giovanni Boccacci, Cittadino Fiorentino. Sì come lo diedero alle Stampe gli SS.ri Giunti l'Anno 1527.

      (Elzeviri),, (Amsterdam), 1665 - Volume in 16º legato in mezza pelle, titolo al tassello al dorso ornato, sguardie, bianca, frontespizio, prefazione dello stampatore, (24), 744 pp. Bella e curata edizione delle novelle arcinote del Boccaccio, assai apprezzata per la correttezza del testo, stampata sulla famosa ventisettana, in bel carattere romano tondo. La carta è forte e frusciante, seppur in qualche pagina (le ultime dieci carte) persista una sporadita brunitura, la bella impaginazione e la chiarezza dell'impressione fanno sì che malgrado la piccolezza del carattere la lettura sia facile e scorrevole, arricchita da bei capilettera ornati. Menzionata ed apprezzata in molte bibliografie, l'opera si presenta in bello stato, con i soli pochi arrossamenti citati dovuti al tipo di carta. Preziosa edizione secentesca difficilmente reperibile in questo stato.

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        Physico-Mathesis de Lumine, Coloribus, et Iride

      Added title-page with a large engraved vignette & woodcut diagrams in the text. Both titles printed in red & black. 11 p.l. (including the added title-page), 535 pp., 8 leaves. 4to, cont. calf (rebacked & corners repaired, some faint dampstains). Bologna: Heirs of V. Benati, 1665. First edition, the copy of William Molyneux (1656-98), astronomer, founder of the Dublin Philosophical Society, and author of the first treatise on optics in English (for more on Molyneux, see D.S.B., IX, pp. 464-66). This is Grimaldi's only book; in it he describes the discovery of optical diffraction. This is perhaps the rarest of all great optical books, especially in such good condition, and marks the first scientific attempt to establish a comprehensive wave theory of light. The diffraction experiments which Grimaldi describes here show "that a new mode of transmission of light had been discovered and that this mode contradicts the notion of an exclusively rectilinear passage of light. Diffraction thus gave prima facie evidence for a fluid nature of light. The name 'diffraction' comes from the loss of uniformity observed in the flow of a stream of water as it 'splits apart' around a slender obstacle placed in its path."-D.S.B., V, p. 544. Grimaldi repeatedly states that colors are not something different from light but are modifications of light produced by the fine structure of the bodies which reflect it, and probably consisting of an alteration in the type of motion and in the velocity of the light. The different colors are produced when the eye is stimulated by light oscillations whose velocities differ. All these views were of fundamental importance for the subsequent development of optics. Newton was aware of Grimaldi's work, though only secondhand. The Englishman's great contribution to the knowledge of diffraction is his set of careful measurements which made clear the periodic nature of the phenomenon. With the signature of William Molyneux on the second title-page. Bookplate of E.N. da C. Andrade. Very good copy and preserved in a slipcase. ❧ Albert, Norton, & Hurtes, Source Book of Ophthalmology, 919-contains "Grimaldi's work on the discovery of the diffraction (Newton's inflexion) of light...considered a classic in the history of optics, this work makes the first scientific attempt to establish the wave theory." Kemp, The Science of Art, p. 285. .

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      Antwerpen - T'Antwerpen, By Francois Verdussen, 1665 . Gebonden, volleder met goudopdruk op rug en front. Rug: 5 nerven. Gemarmerde cassette. Originele titelpagina met vignet, 160 x 215mm., pagina's niet genummerd. z/w geïllustreerd. Den tweeden druck van 't jaer 1652. In zeer goede staat.

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        Codex Theodosianus, Cum Perpetuis Commentariis Iacobi Gothofredi

      1665. Theodosius II, Emperor of the East [408-450 CE]. Godefroy, Jacques [1587-1652], Editor. Antoine Marville [1609-1663]. Editor. Codex Theodosianus: Cum Perpetuis Commentariis Iacobi Gothofredi. Praemittuntur Chronologia Accuratior, Cum Chronico Historico, & Prolegomena: Subijciuntur Notitia Dignitatum, Prosopographia, Topographia, Index Rerum, & Glossarium Nomicum. Opus Posthumum; Div in Foro et Schola Desideratum, Recognitum & Ordinatum ad Usum Codicis Iustinianei, opera et Studio Antonii Marvillii Antecessoris. Lyons: Sumptibus Ioannis-Antonii Huguetan, & Marci-Antonii Rauaud, 1665. Six volumes in 4 books. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14-1/4" x 9"). Contemporary calf, gilt spines, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing, some wear to spine ends and corners, some scuffing to boards, most joints and a few hinges cracked or starting, early armorial bookplate of private library to front pastedown of each book, small location label to spine of Volume I (at foot). Title pages in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning, occasional foxing, internally clean. A handsome set. * First edition. The Theodosian Code is an official compilation of all laws enacted since the reign of Constantine that was commissioned by Emperor Theodosius II in 429 CE. Completed in 438 CE, and ratified that year by the senate, it was the standard legal text of the empire, one that superseded all earlier codes. It would later exert enormous influence on the barbarians who assumed control of the Western Empire. The Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Franks, Lombards and Burgundians used it as the basis for their legal codes. Godefroy's edition, which includes extensive commentary, was the first modern edition of the Codex. It remains a masterpiece of scholarship and erudition. This edition also contains additional notes by Antoine Marville. Graesse, Tresor de Livres Rares et Precieux 209. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 21:980.

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        Der Hohe Traur-Saal/ oder Steigen und Fallen grosser Herren: Fürstellend/ Aus allen vier Welt-Theilen/ unterschiedlicher hoher Stands- Staats und Glücks-Personen wunderbare und traurige Verändrungen/ so in den nechsten anderthalb hundert Jahren/ und zum Theil bey heutigen unsren Läufften/ sich gefüget. Deren etliche Aus andren Sprachen übersetzt; doch allhie/ mit unsrer Teutschen Mutterzunge/ etwas umständlicher/ richtiger/ lehrreicher und völliger/ ausgesprochen und erzehlet: Etliche aber Vermittelst gantz eigner Ausarbeitung allein an das Liecht gesetzt/ Und mit zwiefachem/ wiewol kurtzem/ Register versehen

      Nürnberg, Michael und Johann Endter 1665/69.. 2 Bde. (Komplett). 8°. 10 Bll., 1173 (15) S. (Register); 12 Bll., 1156 S., 18 Bll.. Mit je 1 gest. Frontisp. u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg., Stehkantenvergold. u. Wappen-Supralibros. Exlibris. Kap. bestoßen. VD17 12:646786V u. 23:253555P; vgl. Jantz 1007 (Ausg. 1676-81); Faber du Faur 737; Hayn-Got. II, 351 - Bd. 2: Der zweyte Traur-Saal steigender und fallender Herren, oder Auf- und Untergangs der Grossen, andrer Theil, in welchem mancherley Stands und andre fürnehme Personen. - "Contain[s] a great number of valuable biographies, e. g. of Henry VIII, Maria Stuart, Anne Boleyn, Boris Godunow, Ragotzi, etc." (Faber du Faur). - Der Verfasser E. Francisci-Finx (1627-1694) lebte als Polyhistoriker und Kirchenliederdichter in Nürnberg.

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        Simonis Paulli ... Commentarius de abusu tabaci Americanorum veteri, et herbae thee Asiaticorum in Europa novo quae ipsissima est chamaeleagnos Dodonaei, aliàs myrtus brabantica ...; cum figuris aeneis, utensilia quaedam Chinensium eaq pretiosissima repraesentantibus.

      Argentorati [i.e., Strassburg]: sumptibus authoris filij S. Paulli,, 1665. First edition. Reference: Biblioteca nicotiana 71; Sabin 59223. Very Good/One of the pioneering works on the medicinal properties of tobacco, tea and salvia, and one of the first to warn against dangers of tobacco abuse. It was translated into English in 1746 as "A treatise on tobacco, tea, coffee and chocolate.. Quarto (22 cm); [11] 61 leaves, including engraved portrait; two additional folding engraved plates of tea utensils. Text in Latin and German. Bound in contemporary full vellum over boards. Pages somewhat browned, with foxing especially on first and last leaves.

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        The Works Of Josephus

      VERY RARE Dutch Edition. Elephant Folio.(2 Books in One) Flavii Josephi "Jewish War"("The History Of The Jewish War,") and "Antiquities" ("Jewish Archeology") Hooeh geroemde Joodfche Hiftorien ende Boecken Noch Egesippus vande Ellendige Verftoringe der sdadt Jerusalem.Van Nieus vertaelt en overgefet door L.V.BOS Conrector vande latynfche Schoole tot Dordrecht. Voorts metnieuwe schoone coopere platen verciert en met hare Regifters en sommarien verryckt. Met Privilegie.Flavii Josephi "Des wijdt-vermaerden Joodschen Historie Schrijvers Boeken" Nu op nieuws uyt de Griecksche en Latijnsche Schole tot Dordrecht. Egesippi Boeken Van de Joodsche Oorlogen, en de Verstooringe der Stadt Jerusalem. Te Dordrecht. By Jacobus Savry, woonende in 't Kasteel van Gent. in ' t Jaer 1665 Met Privilage voor 15 Faren. *Geschiedeniffen Books 1-20. *Het Leven Van Flavius Josephus Fol: pp259-272. *Flavii Josphi Des beroemden History- Schryvers, Van de Joodsche Oorlogen Eerste Book 1- 7 pp.380 *Flavii Josephi Van De Joodsche Oudtheyt, Tegens Apionem van Alexandrijen , aen Epaphroditus. Het Eerst Book. 1 and 2 pp.396. *396-402 *Register 1-28 *Voor - Reden A1-X3, fol: 1-86 *Index 6pp. *522 Pages. Almost none of these survived the second world war. Language: Dutch. 1665 "FULLY ILLUSTRATED" History of the Jewish Wars, "ALL ORIGINAL BINDING, GILDED", COMPLETE. V.G.CONDITION. This Folio Volume is 14" x 9 1/2" . It is tight, crisp pages and mostly bright. First 5 pages a bit frayed bottom corner not effecting text. Light occasional staining on a few pages. Light browning to some of the Registry pages. It is wonderfully Illustrated throughout with many beautiful prints. This may be the only Dutch copy of this volume left in its original binding in the world.

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        Historiarum quod extat : cum perpetuis Gronovii et variorum notis - [Other title; Historiae Romanae] - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Amstelodami : apud L. et D. Elzevirios, 1665 [1664-65], 1665. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description; 3v. (8o). Notes; Vol. 1 with engr. tp. Other names; Gronovius, Joannes Fridericus, the Elder, [edt.]. Elsevier, Daniel. Elsevier, Louis. Referenced by: CLC L1624. Willems, 1358. Language; Latin. Subject; Rome - History - Early works to 1800. Provenance; from the Weston Library with their bookplate. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with dark gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        De arcanis Rerumpublicarum. Cum annotationibus Joh. Christfridi Sagittarii.

      Matthaei Bieckneri, Fenae. 1665 - In 8°, p. perg. molle, cc.nn. 20 + pp. 331 + cc.nn. 38 di Index. Capilettera. Finaline. Esempl. brunito.

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        Carte très commode aux gens de guerre, ingénieurs et canonniers / Krygs Ingenieurs en Artillerie Tafel, in welke de voornaamste benamingen zoo wel der Meetkunde, Vestingbouw, Oorlogsgereedschappen, Vuurwerken

      Amsterdam: Covens and Mortier. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 20.25" x 27.5". This rare reference engraving illustrates principal terms of geometry, fortification, and artillery for use in battle during the mid-18th century. The top left section shows geometrical shapes and tools of mathematical drafting. The top center and right sections show plans and schemata for the construction and layout of fortifications. At the left and right center of the engraving are illustrations of battle artillery, and in the middle of the sections, more plans for the situation and organization of forts. At the bottom, surrounding the cartouche, are representations of cannons and other firearms. The title is given in French above the map and in Dutch in a decorative title cartouche at the bottom crowned with two eagles. The print is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled "Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c." It is in very good condition with some toning. Some chips and small tears to the margin not affecting the image. Small crease to lower right corner. The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (1665-c. 1862) was established by Cornelius Mortier and Jean Covens. Together, the two republished the works of great 17th and early 18th century Dutch and French cartographers such as De L'Isle, Allard, Jansson, De Wit, and Ottens. The firm quickly grew into one of the largest and most prolific Dutch publishing outfits of the 18th century and enjoyed a long and prolific life under a variety of names.

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        Les tragédies et comédies de Th. Corneille

      No place [Amsterdam]: Suivant la copie imprimée a Paris [Abraham Wolfgang], [1665]. 12mo (13.4 cm, 5.25"). Six of seven parts in one. Lacking general t.-p. and first part. Engr. t.-p., [3] ff., 78 pp.; engr. t.-p., [4] ff., 76 pp.; engr. t.-p., [5] ff., 73, [1] pp.; engr. t.-p., [1] f., 70 pp.; engr. t.-p., [4] ff., 73, [3] pp.; engr. t.-p., [3] ff., 82 pp. French dramatist Thomas Corneille (1625–1709) lived in the shadow of his playwright brother Pierre (1606–84), the "Great Corneille"; however Thomas wrote over forty plays, and his Timocrate, included here, had the longest recorded run (80 nights) of any play in the seventeenth century! These six comedies and tragedies — Les illustres ennemis, comedie; Berenice, tragedie; Timocrate, tragedie; La mort de l'empereur commode, tragedie; Darius, tragedie; and Le charme de la voix, comedie — comprise six of the seven plays making up the second volume only of a five-volume set, Les tragédies et comédies de Th. Corneille, printed => for the Elzevirs by Abraham Wolfgang in Holland, 1665–78. Six separate title-pages with the "Quaerendo" printer's mark and => six particularly lively, charming added engraved title-pages precede the six plays, each dated 1662 (the first editions date to 1656–59). This copy is lacking the general title-page dated 1665 and the first play, Le geôlier de soy-mesme (1662); the text, in French, is decorated with woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, and sparse woodcuts of animals. Rare: Searches of NUC-Pre1956 and WorldCat find the five-volume set Les tragédies et comédies at just one U.S. institution (Univ. of Chicago), and => each play individually in up to three U.S. locations only. Provenance: Inked monogram of Edwin Wolf II on front pastedown, and inscriptions of John Bridgman, Esq., on rear endpaper and pastedown. => A charming old sketch of a woman with a lute graces the front pastedown; a bit of much sketchier sketching marks the rear one. Willems, Supplement, 1727 (b); Graesse, II, 268. Not in Goldsmid. Contemporary vellum with yapp fore-edges; joints and front hinge repaired, new fly-leaf added. Lacking general title-page and first part, as above. Light soiling to edges with occasional very minor foxing or a light stain, two short marginal tears, one leaf with a corner-tip lost — a nice copy.

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        The Travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, A Noble Roman into East India and Arabia Deserta In which, the several countries together with the Customs, Manners. Traffique and Rites both Religious and Civil, of those Oriental Princes and Nations, are faithfully Described: in Familiar Letters to his Friend Signior Mario Schipano Wherunto is Added A

      London: Printed by J. Macock for John Martin and James Allestry: and are to be sold at their shop at the Bell in St Paul's Churchyard, 1665. First edition. Full original calf recently and expertly restored, rebacked retaining much of the original back strip, red morocco label title in gilt, 5 raised bands, gilt ornament in each. A well restored, complete copy . Folio in fours (295 x 188mm), pp. blank, 4 leaves, 480. Folding map of northern India and Afghanistan and Pakistan, 'A Description of East India Conteyning the Empire of the Great Mogoll, 3 engraved plates on 2 leaves betwen pp.446-447. A label on front pastedown says "Bequeathed to Christchurch Library ... by David Gregory, first Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford and Dean of Christchurch from 1756-1767." Bookplate of Christchurch on front pastedown with pencilled shelf marks crossed out. Della Valle's travels (according to Copac) were translated by George Havers. Pietro della Valle (1586-1652) was an Italian polymath, adventurer and traveller who, at his friend, Mario Schipano's suggestion, travelled through Turkey, the Holy Land and beyond to Persia and India. Although both della Valle and Roe were clearly captivated by the Moghul Empire and its courts, their accounts differ; Della Valle's writing has detailed descriptions of music, dance and food, whereas Roe, on a trade mission leaves England with 6 ships and is a slightly more formal traveller; his account contains descriptions of his voyage, religion, society, customs and governance, Together, in this extraordinary book, della Vale and Roe provide an extraordinary view from a European travellers perspective, of the distant world of the east during the Moghul Empire. & Wing V48A

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        The BOOK Of COMMON PRAYER [bound with] The HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old Testament and The New. [bound with] The WHOLE BOOK Of PSALMS: Collected into English meetre By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others

      London:: Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker / Printed for the Company of Stationers,. 1665 / 1663 / 1663.. 8vo. 17 cm x 10.3 cm. BCP: Griffiths 1665-1, Wing B-3630. Bible: Darlow & Moule 539 [though this copy has the Apocrapha, which D/M lacked]; Herbert 685; Wing B-2267 [incorrectly referencing D/M 685, vice Herbert 685]. Psalms: Wing 2481A. Unpaginated.. Period full vellum [German], with yapp edges, tilted in gilt on the spine: BIBLIA ANGILICANA. AEG.. Gutter break prior to BCP t.p., with possibility of excised prior. leaf (?). Bookplate. Ex-lib, with spine label & divers stamps.. Withal, a VG+ copy.. T.p. Royal Arms' device to BCP. Engraved general title page to Bible. Decorative initial capital letters.

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        The Causes and Cure of the Pestilence or, A Brief Collection of those Provoking Sins, Recorded in the Holy Scriptures, for which the Lord hath Usually sent the Sore destroying Pestilence or Plague among a People. Together with Some Special Spiritual Receipts and Preservatives Against the Further Encrease of this Pestilential Disease

      London: London - Unknown, 1665 Book. Good. Half-Leather. 1st Edition. [16] pp 1-255 [1] The first and only edition of Thomas Rosewell's Presbyterian response to the horrors of the 1665 outbreak of the plague in London in which he suggests that the pestilence was God's retribution for the sins of the English ungodly. The octavo volume has been crudely recased in quarter sheep over marbled boards, probably in the eighteenth century, with the original sheep binding cut away and reattached to marbled boards which appear to have been borrowed from another book. Both the marbled boards and leather spine are very worn although an early morocco spine label is retained. Internally the text is complete (A-R8) and extensively browned, especially the first and last few gatherings. A triangle at the lower corner of the title page (half inch along by one inch up foreedge) is nearly detached. Internally the hinges are open. Rosewell's Causes and Cure of the Pestilence is an uncommon work with just one copy recorded at auction in the last thirty years. ESTC R41076. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book. .

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      det er den saa kaldede Souveraine Konge-Lov, sat og given af Den Stormægtigste höybaarne Fyrste og Herre Herr Friderich den Tredie, Af Guds Naade Konge til Danmark og Norge, de Wenders og Gothers Hertug udi Sleswig, Holsteen, Stormarn og Ditmarsken, Greve udi Oldenborg og Delmenhorst af Hans Maÿtt. underskreven den 14 Nov. Aar 1665, Men efter Kong Friderich den Fierdes Befatning Förste gang stukket paa Kaaber Plader, og offentlig bekientgiort Aar 1709. Nu atter paa nÿe oplagt ved C. Peter Rothe. Kbhvn. 1756. Med kobberstukket titelblad, to portrætter i hel figur af Frederik III og Frederik IV, samt 3 vignetter af Jonas Haas og O.H. de Lode efter P. Cramer. 51 s. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder

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        Les Conférences de Cassien (2 Tomes - Complet) Traduites en François par le Sieur de Saligny, Docteur en Théologie.

      Chez Charles Savreux 1665 Seconde édition, 2 vol. petit in-8 reliure de l'époque pleine basane mouchetée, dos à 4 nerfs dorés orné (fleurons), roulettes sur coupes, Chez Charles Savreux, à Paris, 1665, 26 ff., 432 pp. et 4 ff., pp. 433-924 (avec une erreur de placement dans 2 ff. préliminaires au second tome) Rare exemplaire des Conférences de Cassien, traduites par le janséniste Nicolas Fontaine sous le pseudonyme du Sieur de Saligny. Etat satisfaisant (fentes en mors et mq. en coiffes, bon état intérieur, ancien ex-libris ms. Domus Noviomi) Français

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        Il decameron.

      In Amsterdamo, (Elzeviri), 1665.In-12° (145x85mm), pp. (24), 744; titolo stampato in rosso e nero con la sfera armillare, capilettera ornati in silografia. Bella legatura coeva in p. pelle con cornice di filetto in oro ai piatti, fregi, filetti e titolo in oro su tassello rosso al dorso, tagli dorati. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione elzeviriana su testo della giuntina del 1527. Gamba 183: "Raro. In questo nitidissimo libro, che tiensi tuttavia in molto pregio, è seguito il testo della ventisettana, e così pure la parte non ritoccata de' Deputati". Willems, Les Elzevier, n.1349: "Brunet a ete mal inspiré en attribuant ce volume a Blaeu, car il est peu de livres dont l'origine elzevirienne soit mieux etablie. La sphere du titre, le fleuron aux mains de justice, les lettres grises tres nombreuses et d'une verification facile, en un mot tous temoignages concordent en faveur de Daniel Elzevier...". Pieters, Annales des Elzevier, p.330: "Veritable Elzevier d'Amsterdam, note dans le catalogue de Daniel de 1675..." "Cette edition est correcte et tres belle et les exemplaires bien conserves comptent parmi les volumes rares et precieux de la collection". Berghman, Catalogue des impressions elzeviriennes, n. 1227. Bacchi della Lega, p. 48.

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      Per la prima volta pubblicata nel Cartes Gènerales de Toutes le Parties du Monde del Sanson, questo esemplare reca in basso l'indirizzo di Robert de Vaugondy e la data 1741. Rara seconda edizione. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni: 570x420. Published for the first time in "Cartes Gènereles de Toutes le Parties du Monde del Sanson", in 1741. A rare second edition. Copperplate, contemporary outline colour, in excellent condiion. Parigi Paris

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        Tabula Geographico-Hydrographica Motus Oceani, Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Igniuomos In Universo Orbe Indicans

      Straordinaria mappa fisica ed idrografica del mondo, raffigurante le correnti oceaniche, profondità marine ed i vulcani. La carta è tratta dal Mundus Subterraneus del Kircher, studioso gesuita, uno dei primi scrittori sui fenomeni fisici della terra. Il Kircher teorizzava che tutti gli oceani della Terra erano connessi tra loro tramite dei tunnel sotterranei che univano oceani e mari. Incisione in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Bibliografia: Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 459. Extraordinary map, both form the physical and hydrographic point of view, depicting ocean currents, volcanoes and deep-sea chasms. The map is taken from Kircher?s Mundus Subterraneus . The Jesuit scholar, Athanasius Kircher, was one of the first compilers of semi-scientific knowledge about the physical features of the world. Kircher's theories included the notion that the world's oceans were all interconnected and subterranean tunnels are shown connecting the oceans and seas. Copperplate, in excellent condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 459. 555 400

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        Tabula Geographico-Hydrographica Motus Oceani, Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Igniuomos In Universo Orbe Indicans, Notat Haec Fig. Abyssos Montes Vulcanios

      Il Gesuita Athanasius Kircher fu uno dei primi raccoglitori di nozioni semi scientifiche circa le caratteristiche fisiche della Terra. Questa carta è di notevole interesse poiché è una delle prime a raffigurare i movimenti delle correnti oceaniche. Inoltre, come si legge nel titolo, offre una rappresentazione della dislocazione degli abyssos e dei montes ignivomos. La tavola si trova inserita nell?opera Mundus Subterraneus. Bibliografia: Rodney W Shirley, The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472 ? 1700, n° 436 mm 338x557

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        Mappa Fluxus et reflxu rationes in Isthmo America no in Freto Magellanico, Caeteris que Americae Littoribus exhibens.

      Incisione in rame, 346x415. Tratta da ?Mundus subterraneus? una fra le più note opere del grande gesuita, autore di moltissime opere, relative ad ogni campo dello scibile umano. In questa opera Kircher analizza la struttura interna della terra: egli considera che vi è un centro in continua evoluzione collegato alla crosta in numerosi punti; all?interno della terra vi sono enormi riserve d?acqua, che quando entra in contatto col fuoco scatena terremoti, uragani e distruzioni. Ottimo esemplare con traccia delle pieghe originali della tavola.

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        Mappa Maris Mediterranei Fluxus Currentes et Naturam Motionum explicans

      Carta tratta dal Mundus Subterraneus del Kircher, studioso gesuita, uno dei primi scrittori sui fenomeni fisici della terra. Il Kircher teorizzava che tutte le acque della Terra erano connessi tra loro tramite dei tunnel sotterranei che univano oceani e mari. La mappa costituisce la prima rappresentazione delle correnti marine del Mediterraneo. Incisione in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione. The map is taken from Mundus Subterraneus, by Kircher, a Jesuit, one of the firsts writers to describe physical phenomena. Kircher thought that all oceans and seas were connected through subterranean tunnels. The map is the first representation of the Mediterranean marine streams. Copperplate, in excellent condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam 555 345

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        Typus montis Vesuvii prout ab autore a. 1638 visus fuit.

      Incisione in rame, 365x415. Tratta da ?Mundus subterraneus? una fra le più note opere del grande gesuita, autore di moltissime opere, relative ad ogni campo dello scibile umano. In questa opera Kircher analizza la struttura interna della terra: egli considera che vi è un centro in continua evoluzione collegato alla crosta in numerosi punti; all?interno della terra vi sono enormi riserve d?acqua, che quando entra in contatto col fuoco scatena terremoti, uragani e distruzioni. Ottimo esemplare con traccia delle pieghe originali della tavola, margine infer. rifilato alla battuta della lastra.

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        Hydrophilacium Africae..

      Carta tratta dal Mundus Subterraneus del Kircher, studioso gesuita, uno dei primi scrittori sui fenomeni fisici della terra. Il Kircher teorizzava che tutte le acque della Terra erano connessi tra loro tramite dei tunnel sotterranei che univano oceani e mari. Incisione in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione. The map is taken from Mundus Subterraneus, by Kircher, a Jesuit, one of the firsts writers to describe physical phenomena. Kircher thought that all oceans and seas were connected through subterranean tunnels. Copperplate, in excellent condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam 420 350

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        Effigies Tychonis Brahe O.F. Aedificii et Instrumentorum Astronomicorum structoris. A°. Domini 1587, Aetatis Sue 40

      L'incisione mostra Tycho Brahe, celebre astronomo danese, nel suo osservatorio astronomico sull'isola danese di Hven. Willelm Blaeu fu allievo di Brahe. Il figlio Johannes realizza una serie di tavole astronomiche raffiguranti strumneti scientifici e le pubblica nel celebre "Atlas Major". Incisione in rame, mganifica coloritura coeva, leggera macchia di umidità nella parte superiore, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. The engraving shows Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, in his observatory on the Danish island of Hven. Willem Blaeu was a student of Brahe. His son Johannes made ??a series of astronol plates depicting scientific instruments and public in the famous "Atlas Major". Copper engraving, magnificent contemporary coloring, light water stain at the top, otherwise in excellent condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam 320 530

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