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         Ioco-seriorum naturae et artis, sive magiae naturalis centuriae tres. Accessit (Athanasii Kircheri) diattibe (!) de prodigiosis crucibus. (Würzburg 1666). 4°. 1 Bl., 365 (recte 363) S., 5 Bll., mit Kupfertitel u. 22 (1 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Ldr. d. Zt.

      - VD 17 1:074795G - Dünnhaupt 3821, 13.1 u. 2338, 14.2 (Kircher) - De Backer-S. VII, 911, 13 u. IV, 1059, 18 (Kircher) - Caillet 10002 - Ferguson II, 339 - Merrill 16 Anm.- Erste Ausgabe, mit dem Anhang von Kircher in 2. Ausgabe (mit einem Chronogramm für 1666 am Ende der Vorrede).- "Schotts Sammlung von dreihundert chemischen und physikalischen Tricks, Rechen- und Zauberkunststücken, Alchemie, Geheimschriften und sonstigen Curiosa. Beschrieben werden u.a. eine Wasseruhr, Engel, Bienen, Vogelfang, optische Illusionen, Verwandlung von Wasser in Wein, ein Perpetuum mobile, ein Wort-Vorhängeschloß, künstlicher Schnee, Camera obscura etc." (Dünnhaupt). Die Kupfer zeigen chemische, optische und physikalische Experimente. Der Anhang von Kircher, erstmals 1661 erschienen, behandelt Kreuzeserscheinungen und ihre mögliche Deutung nach der letzten Vesuveruption 1660.- Vorliegendes Exemplar hat als letztes Blatt eine Buchbinderanweisung ("Designatio figurarum libro Jocoseriorum naturae & artis, Latinè impingendarum"), diese nicht in den im VD 17 beschriebenen Exemplaren nachweisbar.- Etw. gebräunt u. braunfleckig, Titel mit 3 kl. Wurmlöcher, Innendeckel mit entfernt. Exlibris, Ebd. mit Wurmspuren, Kapitale besch. # First edition, with the appendix by Kircher in 2nd edition (with a chronogram for 1666 at the end of the preface).-Describing a great number of ingenious tricks and devices. With engraved title and 22 engr. plates depicting experiments. P. 307 ff. Kircher's "Diatribe." in which "he attempts to explain the uncanny appearance of crosses on clothing and other objects immediateley after an eruption of Vesuvius" (Merrill). - Browning and foxing throughout. Old calf, some worming and some lesions, splayed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Oud en nieuw Oost-Indiën, vervattende een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyt in die gewesten, . Te zamen dus behelzende niet alleen een zeer nette beschhryving van alles, wat Nederlands Oost-Indiën betreft, maar ook 't voornaamste dat eenigzins tot eenige andere Europeërs, in die gewesten, betrekking heeft.Dordrecht, Johannes van Braam; Amsterdam, Gerard onder den Linden, 1724-1726. 5 volumes. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication to Egidius van den Bempden, engraved author's portrait, 264 (of 265) engraved plates (many folding), 8 letterpress folding tables, and 80 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine with a floral/ornithological tool in 5 of 7 compartments, gold-tooled bo

      - Howgego D-88; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 467; Schilder, Australia unveiled, p. 152; for Valentijn: NNBW V, cols. 989-990. Richly illustrated first edition (the only early and only unabridged edition) of Valentijn's monumental study of the East Indies and especially Ambon, where he lived for more than 15 years. Besides being the most comprehensive and authoritative source about the Dutch colonial empire in the East for centuries, its literary qualities were praised even by modern critics. The work is also of particular interest for Australia as it "for the first time gave a complete and accurate account with maps and drawings of Tasman's first voyage", including information based on manuscripts now lost. Valentijn is "remarkably complete; the book is therefore a goldmine overflowing with information; he brought together everything accessible in his day . [and] includes much information that one can find nowhere else; for that reason it remains indispensable" (NNBW). Valentijn (1666-1727) went to the East Indies as a minister of the church in 1685 and settled in Ambon. With 18th-century(?) owner's inscription in each volume, partly erased or covered. Lacking the engraved portrait of Mattheus de Haan in volume 4 and an errata leaf in volume 3. Some occasional browning, occasional small spots and stains, and with a tear in a some of the folding plates. Bindings rubbed along the extremities, a few slightly damaged at the foot or head of the spine. Overall in good condition.

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         Victorien der Nederl. Geoct. O. Compagnie op het Koninkryck van Macasser door den Ed. heer C. Speelman.[Amsterdam?, 1669]. Engraved view (40 x 54.5 cm), with two battle scenes on top, flanked by portraits of Speelman and Radjah Palacca, with in the centre a laurel wreath with the monogram of the VOC, surrounded by Mars and Mercury, and a banderole with the title; and with letterpress text below the view (11 x 54.5 cm), including two poems by the famous Dutch poet Joost van den Vondel and numbered keys referring to the plate. Framed (75 x 81 cm).

      - Landwehr, R. de Hooghe, p. 59; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 236; cf. Muller, Historieprenten 2294. A magnificent engraving, in its second state, depicting the victory of the Dutch East India Company over the Kingdom of Makassar. It shows the victories of Cornelis Speelman and his ally, Radjah Palacca, King of the Bougainese, in the years 1666 to 1669, with their portraits together at the head, flanked by two battle scenes: the left showing the victory over the capital Samboupo and the right showing the capture of the fortified settlements Glisson, Batta, etc. The view was engraved by Romeyn de Hooghe, one of the greatest artists to come out of the late Dutch Golden Age. In its present second state, it includes numbers referring to the numbers in the letterpress key. The plate itself depicts various events from the war, including the siege of Bouton, the island called Makassar's churchyard, the surrender of the King of Makassar, houses, farms, etc.Edges of the plate have been strengthened with some tiny repairs to the corners and outer edges of the fold, mostly covered by the passepartout. A very good copy.

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         Ducato di Parma et di Piacenza

      Artist: Janssonius Johann ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1666 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 38 x 49; - description: Map of the duchies of Parma and Piacenza.; - vita of the artist: "Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with "English County Maps", a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German."

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         La Rosa Peruana overo Vita della Sposa di Christo Suor Rosa di Santa Maria nativa della Citta di Lima nel Regno del Perù, del Terz'Ordine di San Domenico.

      In Roma, per il Tinassi, 1666.. in-4. Port. 6ff. 615pp. Vélin souple (Reliure de l'époque. salissures). Titre doublé et 2 feuillets réemmargés. Traces de ver dans la marge inférieure de quelques feuillets, dont 5 sont affectés d'une tache brune. Rousseurs. Première édition très rare de l'un des premiers ouvrages sur la vie de Sainte Rose de Lima, la première sainte du Nouveau Monde. Il est illustré d'un Portrait gravé hors texte. Cachet de la confédération des jésuites à la page de titre. Femme. Féminisme. Pérou. America.

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         Haute, ou Petite Pologne ou sont les Palatinats de Cracow, San Domirie, et Lublin,

      Artist: Sanson Guillaume d ; issued in: Paris; date: d1666 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 42,5 x 55; - description: Map shows the area of Krakau Sandomierz and Lublin in Polen.; - vita of the artist: Nicolas Sanson (1600?1667) was a French cartographer, termed by some the creator of French geography, in which he's been called the father of French cartography.Active from 1627, Sanson issued his first map of importance, the "Postes de France", which was published by Melchior Tavernier in 1632. After publishing several general atlases himself he became the associate of Pierre Mariette, a publisher of prints.In 1647 Sanson accused the Jesuit Philippe Labbe of plagiarizing him in his Pharus Galliae Antiquae; in 1648 he lost his eldest son Nicolas, killed during the Fronde. Among the friends of his later years was the great Condé. He died in Paris on 7 July 1667. Two younger sons, Adrien (d. 1708) and Guillaume (d. 1703), succeeded him as geographers to the king.In 1692 Hubert Jaillot collected Sanson's maps in an Atlas nouveau. See also the 18th century editions of some of Sanson's works on Delamarche under the titles of Atlas de géographie ancienne and Atlas britannique; and the Catalogue des cartes et livres de géographie de Sanson (1702).

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         OPERE DI GIULIO CESARE CORTESE IN LINGUA NAPOLETANA. BOUND WITH I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO.

      Napoli, per Novello de Bonis, ad istanza d'Adriano Scultore, 1666. in questa XV. impressione purgate con somma accuratezza da infiniti errori, che le rendevano manchevoli, e diffettose, e ridotte alla vera perfettione dell'autore. TWO WORKS BOUND TOGETHER 1666 & 1614. No. 1: Cortese, Opere, 6 volumes in 1, each with separate pagination, register and dated title page, plus half-title and general title page at the front listing the 6 works in Neapolitan dialect on the reverse. 12mo, approximately 140 x 70 mm, 5½ x 2¾ inches, each title page has a woodcut decorative border, a few pictorial tailpieces, similar borders to the "argomienti" of the canti, pages: Volume I, [10], 96; Volume II, 130; Volume III, [2], 96; Volume IV, 71 [1]; Volume V: 80 misnumbered 84 with a jump in pagination from page 72 to 77, catchwords correct, nothing is missing; Volume VI, 72, bound in full old vellum, gilt lettering within gilt border to spine. Vellum slightly stained, small old ink stain to upper outer corner of first 7 leaves of Volume I, many leaves lightly age-browned, occasional small pale stain, neat ink note in 1 margin, small ink blot on last page of Volume III, text still legible. A very good tight copy of a scarce work. Giulio Cesare Cortese (1575 - c.1640) was born and lived most of his life in Naples. He studied law but became a courtier in Spain and Florence and was known as the author of poems and prose works in both the Tuscan and the Neapolitan dialect. With Giambattista Basile whom he had known as a boy in Naples he was responsible for laying the foundations for the artistic and literary dignity of the Neapolitan language. Despite the statement in the title that this is the fifteenth edition of the Opere, no earlier editions of either the collected edition or the single works are listed in the Italian libraries (ICCU). In the Bibliotheque Nationale there is a made up edition dated 1645-1652 published by Cavallo in Naples. In our edition the title pages are all dated 1666. It contains the following works: [1]: Micco Passaro nnammorato. Poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [2]: La rosa fauola di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [3]: La vaiasseide poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Il pastor Sebeto, a compita perfettione ridotta, con gli argomenti, & alcune prose di Gian Alesio Abbattutis. Dedicata al potentissimo re de' venti; [4]: Li trauagliuse ammure de Ciullo, e Perna de Giulio Cesare Cortese; [5]: Viaggio di Parnaso poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [6]: Lo cerriglio ncantato poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Brunet, II, page 314, cites only our edition of the Opere but mentions an edition of La Rosa of 1621 and an edition of La Vaiasseide of 1628. BOUND WITH, No. 2: I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO, et d'altri celeberrimi ludimagistri. Novamente impressi & locupletati. Dedicati alli Discepoli della Scola Fidentiaca. Vicenza, Domenico Amadio, 1614. Anonymous and generally attributed to the Vicenzan poet Camillo Scrofa (Scroffa). 12mo, Italian text, printer's pictorial device to title page, another different one to final page of anchor and fish, woodcut head and tailpieces, pages: (12), 119, (1). Title page a little spotted and laid down on old paper, upper and fore-edge margins slightly trimmed, couple of tiny inkspots to 2 pages, no loss of legibility, 2 tiny holes in margin of first text page. These Cantici belong to a minor genre of Italian poetry known as Fidentian which originated as a vehicle for homosexual themes that within the larger context of burlesque poetry have given rise to Burchiellesque and Bemesque poetry. Its initiator was Camillo Scroffa (1526-1565) who probably composed I Cantici di Fidentio when studying law (1545-50), and first published them in 1562 in an edition of some 29 pages. They are supposed to have been written by an "amorous pedant" Fidentio Glottochrysio who is hopelessly in love with the handsome Camillo Strozzi. The anthology amounts in the main to an anti-Petrarchan pamphlet, poking fun at well-worn conventions of love poetry, while at the same time it is a satire on the excessive preoccupation with classical antiquity into which the humanists had fallen, both from a linguistic standpoint and in view of their exaltation of the so-called Socratic love. What came to be known as Fidentian poetry - which is technically the opposite of macaronic poetry, which mixes vernacular elements into Latin, instead of vice versa - was cultivated even before the first authorized edition of the Cantici in 1562, and lasted until the beginning of the eighteenth century. With numerous additions from different poets this anthology was reprinted many times and was still in print in 1781. See, COPAC. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Historia magnae legationis Caesareae, quam fortunatissimis Caroli VI auspiciis Augustum imperantis post biennalis belli confectionem suscepit illustrisssimus, et Excellentis Simus S. R. I. Comes Damianus Hugo Virmondtius, maximi Caesaris primus nuper adpossarovicium caduceator, ejusdemque magnus postea ad Portam orator, Authore Gerardo Cornelio Dierschio etc.

      Erstausgabe, Pergamentband der Zeit, kl.-8, 8 Blatt, 342 Seiten, 749 Seiten 1. Blatt Damian Hugo Graf von Virmont (1666-1722), kaiserlicher General und Diplomat Nach dem 1718 erfolgten Frieden von Passarowitz zwischen Karl VI. und der Republik Venedig auf der einen Seite und dem Sultan Achmed III, wurde Damian Hugo Graf von Virmont [(1666-1722), kaiserlicher General und Diplomat] zum Großbotschafter in Konstantinopel ernannt. Das vorliegende Buch beschreibt die Reise von Wien nach Istanbul, und gilt als eine Quelle für Sitten und Gebräuche des Osmanischen Reiches in der Ersten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts. Buch

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         the works of Mr Richard Hooker in eight books of the Law of Ecclesiastical Polity

      Thomas Newcomb for Andrew Crook 1666 - richard hooker is the most important english theologians of the 16th century and although his work was published in different incomplete volume during his life ; this edition of the year 1666 is the first complete edition with an account oh his life and death never published before like the title page said ; the book condition is excellent , please look at the pictures and ask for any further questions . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Le Voyage de la Terre Sainte.

      1666 - Contenant une veritable description des lieux plus considerables que Notre Seigneur a sanctifie de sa presence, predications, miracles et souffrances. L'estat de la ville de Jerusalem, tant ancienne que moderne. Les guerres, combats et victoires que nos Princes francois ont remporte sur les Infideles, avec quelques ceremonies de la Pasque des Chrestiens orientaux, ou il est traitte du fleuve Jourdain, de la Mer-morte, de la Quarantaine, de Nazaret, du Mont-Thabor, et autres places celebres. Le tout conforme aux temoignages de l'Escriture Sainte, et des bons autheurs qui en ont traitte. Plus une legere description des principales villes d'Italie. Troisiesme edition. Reveue, corrigee, augmentee et enrichie de nouvelles figures. Paris 1666. Chez Pierre Bien-Fait. (23,5 x 18 cm), k. [4], s. 714, k. [5], 11 tabl. w miedziorycie (w tym 4 skład. i frontispis), opr. sk. z epoki. Trzecia edycja rzadkiej i sławnej książki duchownego francuskiego Jana Doubdan, opisująca podróż do Ziemi Świętej odbytej w okresie od listopada 1651 do listopada 1652 roku. Autor relacjonuje całą podróż począwszy od Lyonu, przez Awinion, Marsylię, Cypr aż do lądowania w porcie Acre. Zawiera opis miejsc świetych związanych z życiem i męką Chrystusa. Opisuje zwyczaje i obyczaje mieszkańców, styl życia Chrześcijan Wschodu, i t.p. Całość wzbogacona miedziorytami ilustrującymi poszczególne fragmenty książki. Ślady zawilg., pieczęcie, wpis własn., brak 4-ech miedziorytów, oprawa: brązowa skóra z otarciami i przetarciami przy grzbiecie. Stan dobry. There are 11 copperplates (including frontispiece and 4 folding copperplates). Stamp inside. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Les oeuvres de M. François Rabelais Docteur en Médecine. Dont le contenu se voit à la page suivante. Augmentées de la vie de l'auteur & de quelques remarques sur la vie & sur l'Histoire. Avec l'explication de tous les mots difficiles

      - Elzevier, Amsterdam, 1666. Deux tomes en deux volumes in-16 reliés plein veau blond glacé. Dos très ornés à petits motifs dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison rouges. Dentelle stylisée sur les plats et les coupes, roulette intérieure et tranches dorées. Tome 1 : 1 feuillet blanc, titre en rouge et noir, à la sphère, 489 pages + 5 feuillets de table et 2 feuillets blancs. Tome 2 : 1 feuillet blanc, titre en noir, pagination de 489 à 946 (pagination continue) 4 feuillets de table et un feuillet blanc. La Vie de Rabelais et les notes sont attribuées à Pierre du Puy. C'est un livre recherché dont les beaux exemplaires sont rares (Brunet) ; ils doivent avoir 130 mm de hauteur (tel que celui-ci). Seconde édition elzévirienne : "elle est aussi belle que celle de 1663 et sort probablement des mêmes presses. Elle a été également été tirée sur papier fort et sur papier fin. La Vie de Rabelais et les notes sont attribuées à Pierre du Puy." (Tchemerzine IX, page 317). Exemplaire en parfaite condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         OPERE DI GIULIO CESARE CORTESE IN LINGUA NAPOLETANA BOUND WITH I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO

      Napoli, per Novello de Bonis, ad istanza d'Adriano Scultore, 1666.. in questa XV. impressione purgate con somma accuratezza da infiniti errori, che le rendevano manchevoli, e diffettose, e ridotte alla vera perfettione dell'autore. TWO WORKS BOUND TOGETHER 1666 & 1614. No. 1: Cortese, Opere, 6 volumes in 1, each with separate pagination, register and dated title page, plus half-title and general title page at the front listing the 6 works in Neapolitan dialect on the reverse. 12mo, approximately 140 x 70 mm, 5½ x 2¾ inches, each title page has a woodcut decorative border, a few pictorial tailpieces, similar borders to the "argomienti" of the canti, pages: Volume I, [10], 96; Volume II, 130; Volume III, [2], 96; Volume IV, 71 [1]; Volume V: 80 misnumbered 84 with a jump in pagination from page 72 to 77, catchwords correct, nothing is missing; Volume VI, 72, bound in full old vellum, gilt lettering within gilt border to spine. Vellum slightly stained, small old ink stain to upper outer corner of first 7 leaves of Volume I, many leaves lightly age-browned, occasional small pale stain, neat ink note in 1 margin, small ink blot on last page of Volume III, text still legible. A very good tight copy of a scarce work. Giulio Cesare Cortese (1575 - c.1640) was born and lived most of his life in Naples. He studied law but became a courtier in Spain and Florence and was known as the author of poems and prose works in both the Tuscan and the Neapolitan dialect. With Giambattista Basile whom he had known as a boy in Naples he was responsible for laying the foundations for the artistic and literary dignity of the Neapolitan language. Despite the statement in the title that this is the fifteenth edition of the Opere, no earlier editions of either the collected edition or the single works are listed in the Italian libraries (ICCU). In the Bibliotheque Nationale there is a made up edition dated 1645-1652 published by Cavallo in Naples. In our edition the title pages are all dated 1666. It contains the following works: [1]: Micco Passaro nnammorato. Poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [2]: La rosa fauola di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [3]: La vaiasseide poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Il pastor Sebeto, a compita perfettione ridotta, con gli argomenti, & alcune prose di Gian Alesio Abbattutis. Dedicata al potentissimo re de' venti; [4]: Li trauagliuse ammure de Ciullo, e Perna de Giulio Cesare Cortese; [5]: Viaggio di Parnaso poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [6]: Lo cerriglio ncantato poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Brunet, II, page 314, cites only our edition of the Opere but mentions an edition of La Rosa of 1621 and an edition of La Vaiasseide of 1628. BOUND WITH, No. 2: I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO, et d'altri celeberrimi ludimagistri. Novamente impressi & locupletati. Dedicati alli Discepoli della Scola Fidentiaca. Vicenza, Domenico Amadio, 1614. Anonymous and generally attributed to the Vicenzan poet Camillo Scrofa (Scroffa). 12mo, Italian text, printer's pictorial device to title page, another different one to final page of anchor and fish, woodcut head and tailpieces, pages: (12), 119, (1). Title page a little spotted and laid down on old paper, upper and fore-edge margins slightly trimmed, couple of tiny inkspots to 2 pages, no loss of legibility, 2 tiny holes in margin of first text page. These Cantici belong to a minor genre of Italian poetry known as Fidentian which originated as a vehicle for homosexual themes that within the larger context of burlesque poetry have given rise to Burchiellesque and Bemesque poetry. Its initiator was Camillo Scroffa (1526-1565) who probably composed I Cantici di Fidentio when studying law (1545-50), and first published them in 1562 in an edition of some 29 pages. They are supposed to have been written by an "amorous pedant" Fidentio Glottochrysio who is hopelessly in love with the handsome Camillo Strozzi. The anthology amounts in the main to an anti-Petrarchan pamphlet, poking fun at well-worn conventions of love poetry, while at the same time it is a satire on the excessive preoccupation with classical antiquity into which the humanists had fallen, both from a linguistic standpoint and in view of their exaltation of the so-called Socratic love. What came to be known as Fidentian poetry - which is technically the opposite of macaronic poetry, which mixes vernacular elements into Latin, instead of vice versa - was cultivated even before the first authorized edition of the Cantici in 1562, and lasted until the beginning of the eighteenth century. With numerous additions from different poets this anthology was reprinted many times and was still in print in 1781. See, COPAC. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         OPERE DI GIULIO CESARE CORTESE IN LINGUA NAPOLETANA. BOUND WITH I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO.

      Napoli per Novello de Bonis ad istanza d'Adriano Scultore 1666 - in questa XV. impressione purgate con somma accuratezza da infiniti errori, che le rendevano manchevoli, e diffettose, e ridotte alla vera perfettione dell'autore. TWO WORKS BOUND TOGETHER 1666 & 1614. No. 1: Cortese, Opere, 6 volumes in 1, each with separate pagination, register and dated title page, plus half-title and general title page at the front listing the 6 works in Neapolitan dialect on the reverse. 12mo, approximately 140 x 70 mm, 5½ x 2¾ inches, each title page has a woodcut decorative border, a few pictorial tailpieces, similar borders to the "argomienti" of the canti, pages: Volume I, [10], 96; Volume II, 130; Volume III, [2], 96; Volume IV, 71 [1]; Volume V: 80 misnumbered 84 with a jump in pagination from page 72 to 77, catchwords correct, nothing is missing; Volume VI, 72, bound in full old vellum, gilt lettering within gilt border to spine. Vellum slightly stained, small old ink stain to upper outer corner of first 7 leaves of Volume I, many leaves lightly age-browned, occasional small pale stain, neat ink note in 1 margin, small ink blot on last page of Volume III, text still legible. A very good tight copy of a scarce work. Giulio Cesare Cortese (1575 - c.1640) was born and lived most of his life in Naples. He studied law but became a courtier in Spain and Florence and was known as the author of poems and prose works in both the Tuscan and the Neapolitan dialect. With Giambattista Basile whom he had known as a boy in Naples he was responsible for laying the foundations for the artistic and literary dignity of the Neapolitan language. Despite the statement in the title that this is the fifteenth edition of the Opere, no earlier editions of either the collected edition or the single works are listed in the Italian libraries (ICCU). In the Bibliotheque Nationale there is a made up edition dated 1645-1652 published by Cavallo in Naples. In our edition the title pages are all dated 1666. It contains the following works: [1]: Micco Passaro nnammorato. Poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [2]: La rosa fauola di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [3]: La vaiasseide poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Il pastor Sebeto, a compita perfettione ridotta, con gli argomenti, & alcune prose di Gian Alesio Abbattutis. Dedicata al potentissimo re de' venti; [4]: Li trauagliuse ammure de Ciullo, e Perna de Giulio Cesare Cortese; [5]: Viaggio di Parnaso poema, di Giulio Cesare Cortese; [6]: Lo cerriglio ncantato poema eroico di Giulio Cesare Cortese. Brunet, II, page 314, cites only our edition of the Opere but mentions an edition of La Rosa of 1621 and an edition of La Vaiasseide of 1628. BOUND WITH, No. 2: I CANTICI DI FIDENTIO GLOTTOCHRYSIO, et d'altri celeberrimi ludimagistri. Novamente impressi & locupletati. Dedicati alli Discepoli della Scola Fidentiaca. Vicenza, Domenico Amadio, 1614. Anonymous and generally attributed to the Vicenzan poet Camillo Scrofa (Scroffa). 12mo, Italian text, printer's pictorial device to title page, another different one to final page of anchor and fish, woodcut head and tailpieces, pages: (12), 119, (1). Title page a little spotted and laid down on old paper, upper and fore-edge margins slightly trimmed, couple of tiny inkspots to 2 pages, no loss of legibility, 2 tiny holes in margin of first text page. These Cantici belong to a minor genre of Italian poetry known as Fidentian which originated as a vehicle for homosexual themes that within the larger context of burlesque poetry have given rise to Burchiellesque and Bemesque poetry. Its initiator was Camillo Scroffa (1526-1565) who probably composed I Cantici di Fidentio when studying law (1545-50), and first published them in 1562 in an edition of some 29 pages. They are supposed to have been written by an "amorous pedant" Fidentio Glottochrysio who is hopelessly in love with the handsome Camillo Strozzi. The anthology amounts in the main to an anti-Petrarchan pamphlet, poking fun at well-worn conventions of love poetry, while at the same time it is a sa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Stiriae vulgo Steiermarck". Grenzkolorierte Kupferstichkarte. Aus: Joannes Janssonius, Nuevo atlas, o teatro de todo el mundo.

      Amsterdam, Janssonius, ca. 1666. - Die vorliegende Karte aus einer spanischen Ausgabe des großen Atlas von Joannes Janssonius ist ein vergrößerter und verbesserter Nachstich der Karte von Gerard Mercator. - Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt. Kleiner, alt hinterlegter, Randeinriss (ohne Bildberührung). *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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         Volume of six rare opera libretti (five by Handel, one by Ariosti) all but one in first edition

      Thick octavo. Full contemporary ivory vellum with "Opern" within decorative rules at head of spine. With fine decorative woodcut device to titles and decorative woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials throughout. All in three acts. CORIOLANUS [music by Attilio Ariosti 1666-1729] Cajo Marzio Coriolano, Drama. Da Representarsi Nel Regio Teatro d'Hay-Market, per La Reale Accademia di Musica. London: Printed by Tho. Wood in Little Britain, 1723. 1f. (recto half-title, verso blank), 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [v] (dedication to the Duchess of Newcastle by N. Haym), [iii] ("Argomento"), [iii] ("Argument"), [i] (named cast list in Italian), [i] (named cast list in English), [2]-79, [i] (blank) pp. With text in Italian and English on facing pages. Named cast includes Francesco Bernardi, "call'd Senesino," Francesca Cuzzoni, Margherita Durastanti, Anastasia Robinson, Giuseppe Boschi, Gordon, and Gaetano Berenstadt. First performed in London on February 19, 1723 to a libretto by Niccola Francesco Haym with music by Ariosti. ?First Edition (COPAC calls this a 2nd edition). No early editions located. Not in Sonneck. "At the beginning of 1720 [Ariosti] was in Paris for a state wedding, and he might have stayed there until a few months before the production of his Caio Marzio Coriolano in February 1723. This was by far the most successful of the operas he composed or reworked for the Royal Academy, and it was the only one revived in London. Its original success owed a great deal to the prima donna, Francesca Cuzzoni, who had made her sensational London début one month earlier (in Handel's Ottone), but it likewise owed much to Ariosti's expressive setting of Pariati's excellent libretto." Lowell Lindgren in Grove Music Online. OTTONE. [HWV 15] Ottone, Re di Germania. Drama. Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro d'Hay-Market, per La Reale Accademia di Musica. London: Printed by Tho. Wood in Little Britain, 1723. 1f. (recto half-title, verso blank), 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [v] (dedication to the Count of Halifax by N. Haym), [i] ("Argomento), [i] ("Argument"), [i] (named cast list in Italian), [i] (named cast list in English), [2]-67, [i] (blank) pp. With text in Italian and English on facing pages. Named cast includes Francesco Bernardi (Senesino), Francesca Cuzzoni, Goschi, Margherita Durastanti, Gaetano Berenstatt, and Anastasia Robinson. First performed in London at the King's Theatre on January 12, 1723 to a libretto adapted by Nicola Francesco Haym from Stefano Benedetto Pallavicino's Teofane (1719, Dresden), First Edition. HWV p. 200. Sonneck p. 840. Dean p. 449. The first new opera in the Royal Academy of Music's fourth London season. "The most important event of the 1722-3 season as far as the public were concerned was the arrival of the soprano Francesca Cuzzoni, a worthy match to Senesino, and it was Handel's new opera Ottone in which she made her début." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. TAMERLANO. [HWV 18] Tamerlano: Drama. Da Rappresentarsi nel Regio Teatro di Hay-Market, per La Reale Accademia di Musica. London: Printed and Sold at the King's Theatre in the Hay-Market, 1724. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [iv] (dedication to the Duke of Rutland by N. Haym), [i] ("To the Reader" in Italian), [ii] (("To the Reader" in English), [i] (named cast list in Italian), [i] (named cast list in English), [2]-99, [i] (blank) pp. With text in Italian and English on facing pages. Named cast includes Andrea Pacini, Francesco Borosini, Francesco Bernardi, Guiseppe Boschi, Francesca Cuzzonni, and Anna Dotti. Small paper repair to lower margin of pp. 29/30 just affecting tailpiece on p. 29 and two words of text on p. 30. First performed in London at the King's Theatre on October 31, 1724 to a libretto by Niccola Francesco Haym after Agostino Piovene. First Edition. HWV p. 237. Sonneck p. 1049. Dean p. 564. "Two comparably great though very different masterpieces dominated the next season. Tamerlano, which opened the season (31 October 1724), and Rodelinda (13 February 1725) are comparatively restrained in instrumentation, but possess a taut dramatic power to which it is hard to find a parallel in opera of this period." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. ELPIDIA [HWV A1] L'Elpidia, overo Li Rivali Generosi. Drama per Musica. Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro di Hay-Market, per La Reale Accademia di Musica. The Words compos'd by Signor Apostolo Zeno. The Musick by Signor Leonardo Vinci, except some few Songs by Signor Gioseppe Orlandini. London: Printed, and Sold at the Opera-Office in the Hay-Market, 1725. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i] (cast list in Italian), [i] (cast list in English), [i] ("Argomento"), [i] ("Argument"), [7]-45, [i] (blank) pp. Text in Italian, with summaries of scenes in English. Small paper repair to lower margin of pp. 45/46 just affecting tailpiece on p. 45; contemporary annotation in ink to lower margin of blank p. 46. Named cast includes Boschi, Senesino, Pacini, Cuzzoni, Borosini, and Sorofini. A pasticcio first performed on May 11, 1725 to a libretto by Apostolo Zeno with music by Handel, Leonardo Vinci and Giuseppe Maria Orlandini. First Edition. HWV p. 344-345. Not in Sonneck. "Elpidia was Handel's first pasticcio. He arranged the whole and composed the recitatives. Haym took the libretto from Zeno's I rivali generosi... Most of the aria texts were lifted with their music from Vinci's Ifigenia in Tauride and Rosmira fedele and Orlandini's Berenice, the three newest operas produced at the San Gioivanni Gristostomo theatre in Venice only a few weeks earlier... For the first time London audiences were confronted with the pre-classical style based on harmonic rather than contrapuntal bass lines and florid voice parts that go their own way rather than developing ritornello material. Handel's quickness in seizing the latest fashion, which he was soon to digest and make his own, is remarkable." Dean p. 321. SCIPIONE [HWV 20] Scipione. Drama. Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro di Hay-Market; per La Reale Accademia di Musica. London: Printed, and Sold at the King's Theatre in the Hay-Market, 1726. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto argument in Italian and English, verso cast list in Italian), [i] (cast list in English), [2]-63, [i] (blank) pp. Text in Italian and English on facing pages. Lower margins of two leaves trimmed affecting last line of text but not affecting legibility; small portion of upper outer corner of pp. 41/42 lacking affecting several words. Named cast includes Baldi, Francesco Bernardi, Antinori, Boschi, Francesca Cuzzoni, and Constantini. First performed in London at the King's Theatre on March 12, 1726 to a libretto by Paolo Antonio Rolli based on Antonio Salvi's Publio Cornelio Scipione (1704, Livorno), after Livy, Historiarum ab urbe condita, xxvi, 50. ?First Edition. HWV p. 261 (two editions published in 1726, one published by Thomas Edlin and the present edition, not assigning precedence). Not in Sonneck. Dean p. 623. "Scipione was Handel's eighth full-length opera for the Royal Academy of Music. There were 13 performances in the first run, with a cast consisting of the castratos Senesino and Antonio Baldi (Luceio [Luceius] and Scipio), the sopranos Francesca Cuzzoni and Livia Costantini (Berenice and Armira), the tenor Luigi Antinori (Lelio [Laelius]) and the bass Giuseppe Boschi (Ernando). The opera was written in unusual haste; Handel completed the score only ten days before the first performance, having taken - according to the librettist, Rolli - just three weeks to compose the music; signs of hurry are occasionally apparent both in the music (the overture borrows from two of Handel's recorder sonatas) and the libretto (the last recitative repeats the words of an earlier aria)." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. FLAVIO [HWV 16] Flavio Re de' Longobardi. Drama. Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro di Hay-Market. The Second Edition. London: Printed for T. Wood in Little-Britain, and are to be sold at the King's Theatre in the Hay-Market, 1732. 1f. (recto title, verso "The Argument"), 3 (named cast list in English and Italian), 4-47, [i] (blank) pp. The "Argument" is in English only, with text in Italian and English on facing pages. Named cast includes Campioli, Senesino, Strada, Bagnolessi, Bertolli, Mantagnana, and Pinacci. Second edition. First performed in London at the King's Theatre on May 14, 1723 to a libretto by Nicola Francesco Haym adapted from Mateo Noris's Il Flavio Cuniberto (1682, Venice). HWV p. 210. Not in Sonneck. Dean p. 477. "Flavio was Handel's fourth full-length opera composed for the Royal Academy of Music; its eight performances ended the 1722-3 season at the King's Theatre... Handel revived Flavio at the King's Theatre on 18 April 1732, when the bass Montagnana took over the role of Ugone (originally tenor) and the tenor Pinacci the role of Lotario (originally bass); this reversal of voices actually restored Handel's first plan for the opera, Acts 1 and 2 having been originally written for this combination. Chrysander's edition largely ignores the pre-performance and 1732 versions of the opera." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. "The operas of the Academy period are generally more serious in tone (the enjoyable exception is Flavio (1723)..." Anthony Hicks in Grove Music Online. Very slightly worn, browned, and soiled; very occasional minor foxing; minor dampstaining to lower inner margins; remnants of contemporary blue/gray wrappers to extreme inner margin of some half-titles; margins slightly trimmed occasionally just touching catchwords or signature designations; occasional other very minor defects. An attractive collection of rare libretti of some of Handel's best-known works.

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         RELATION DU VOYAGE DE MONSEIGNEUR DE L’EVEQUE DE BERYTE VICAIRE APOSTOLIQUE DE ROYAUME DE LA COCHINCHINE, PAR LA TURQUIE, LA PERSE, LES INDES, &C. JUQU’AU ROYAUME DU SIAM & AUTRES LIEUX.

      Denys Bechet 1666 - BOURGES (JACQUES DE) RELATION DU VOYAGE DE MONSEIGNEUR DE L’EVEQUE DE BERYTE VICAIRE APOSTOLIQUE DE ROYAUME DE LA COCHINCHINE, PAR LA TURQUIE, LA PERSE, LES INDES, &C. JUQU’AU ROYAUME DU SIAM & AUTRES LIEUX. Paris, Denys Bechet, 1666. In-8 (185x120mm) de 6ff., 245pp., 21f., manque la carte. Demi-veau à nerfs reliure XIXe. Édition originale très rare, dédiée au roi, du tout premier ouvrage français sur le Siam. Ecclésiastique des missions étrangères, Jacques de Bourges fit partie du tout premier groupe de missionnaires arrives à Ayuthaya, capitale du royaume de Siam, en 1662. Occupant l’emploi de secrétaire de Pierre Lambert de La Motte, évêque de Beyrouth (Beryte) et vicaire apostolique de la région qui comprenait notamment la Cochinchine, Champa et le Cambodge, il partit avec ses compagnons en novembre 1660 pour Alexandrette. Après avoir traversé Alep, Bagdad, Bassora, Ispahan, Surate, Masulipatam, etc, la mission arriva à Ayuthaya en août 1662. C’est de ce périple, qui dura 21 mois, que Jacques de Bourges nous donne la relation. Comme le précise Dirk Van der Cruysse dans un chapitre consacré à Jacques de Bourges, il s’agit de « la première relation et description française du Siam, et ceci au début du règne de Somdet Phra Narai qui rechercha l’alliance et l’amitié de Louis XIV avec qui il échangera des ambassades dans les années 1680 » (Dirk der Cruysse, Jacques de Bourges au Siam, 1662). Bon exemplaire, il manque la carte dépliante par Du Val. Réparation au coin de la page de titre. Rare 1st edition of this travel account by J. de Bourges (1630-1714), the vicar Apostolic of Western Tonking (Vietnam). Descriptions of the route to Bassora, Isfahan, Surate, Masulipatan, Siam (with details on the customs of the inhabitants of Siam, their religion, fruit) and China. “ (REF: P1-2J) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Antique Print-UTRECHT-TRAIECTUM-Blaeu-c.1666

      - Antique print, titled: 'Traiectum Wttrecht.' - Bird's-eye view plan of Utrecht in The Netherlands, key to locations and coats of arms. Text sheet included. Hand coloured engraving on hand laid paper. Description: From a Spanish ed. of Atlas Maior Sive Cosmographia ., published c. 1665. We do not know the exact ed. of this map.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Condition: Excellent, given age. Original middle fold. Latin text on rear. Slight paper separation in lower middle fold reinforced with acid free archival tape. A few small tears in paper edges. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC Expo P11-36 The overall size is ca. 25.4 x 21.7 inch. The image size is ca. 20 x 15.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 64.6 x 55 cm. The image size is ca. 50.7 x 38.5 cm.

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         Die durch Theorie erfundene Practic, Oder Gründlich-verfasste Reguln deren man sich als einer Anleitung zu berühmter Künstlere (sic) Zeichen-Wercken bestens bedienen kan (sic). [Drei Werke in sechs Teilen auf zwei Bände verteilt !] Vier Theile inclusive dem vierten "Fortsetzungsband". Zwei Anhänge angebunden - Anhang I: L'Anatomia Deipittori del Signore Carlo Cesio, das ist: deutliche Anweisung und gründliche Vorstellung von der Anatomie der Mahler (sic), wie in den Gliedern des menschlichen Leibs die vornehmste Gebeine und Musculn, nach ihren Namen, Stellen, Anfängen und Enden, auch fordersten Verrichtungen, bey ihren unterschiedlichen Bewegungen und HAndlungen zu erkennen, anzusehen und vorzustellen seyn anfänglich von dem Kunst=berühmten Meister Carlo Cesio in netten und deutlichen Tabellen, auch kurtzen, doch gründlichen in Italiänischer Sprache beygefügten Erklärungen an das Licht gegeben: Nun aber zu mehrern Aufnahm der Mahler= und Zeichen=Kunst in das Teutsche getreulich übers

      Mischauflage (vierte bis siebente Auflage). 5 Teile in 2 Bänden (vollständig). Folio. Band I enthält die Teile 1-3 mit der Vorrede und dem "Nöthigen Vorbericht" aufgeteilt auf die ersten zwei Teile. Paginierung: Teil I: (2 Bll.), 19 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / Teil II: (5 Bll.), 18 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / Teil III: (4 Bll.), 17 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln, (3 Bll.). Eine Kupfer in einer Ecke minimal beschmutzt. Band II enthält den vierten "Fortsetzungs" - Band und im Anhang das Werk von Carlo Cesio. Paginierung: Teil IV: (4 Bll.), 18 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / ANHANG I: L'Anatomia Deipittori / Anatomie der Mahler - Paginierung: (2 Bll.), 16 ganzseitige Kupfer (im Stile Vesalius' und Eustachius') / Anhang II: Nachzeichnen schöner Landschaften - Paginierung: (2), 16 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln // Wunderschöne Halblederbände des späten 18.Jahrhunderts oder frühen 19.Jahrhunderts. Das Halbleder auf fünf unechten Bünden mit zweifarbigen Rückenschildchen und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Exzellenter Erhaltungszustand mit nur einem der Kupferstiche mit minimaler Verschmutzung. Eine der schönsten Ausgabe einer Malerschule die wir je gesehen haben. Johann Daniel Preissler (1666, Nuremberg 1737) was a notable member of a German artistic family, originating in Bohemia. His children included Johan Martin Preisler, Georg Martin Preisler and Johann Justin Preissler, all artists. Most notable for his portraits, nudes and history paintings, he also produced drawings and frescoes. He was also known beyond Nuremberg for his "Die durch Theorie erfundene Practic" (full title: "Die durch Theorie erfundene Practic oder Gründlich verfasste Reguln deren man sich als einer Anleitung zu berühmter Künstlere Zeichen-Wercke bestens bedienen kann"), a sequence of works on art-theory the individual works were translated into several other languages and served as textbooks for students such as the Swiss Salomon Gessner right up until the 19th century. By the time of his death in 1737, Johann Caspar Füssli spoke of Preissler and Jan Kupecky as the two most famous Nuremberg artists of the early 18th century. He received his first artistic training in his home town under his father, the history painter and portraitist Daniel Preissler (16271665), continuing his education in the studio of Johann Murrer. From 1688 to 1696 he stayed in Italy, including periods in Rome and Venice. In 1705 he became the director of Nuremberg's Academy of Fine Arts, which under his leadership turned into a city institution. In 1716 he founded the Zeichenschule (drawing school), open to "poor people's children" it proved a great success. With 71 students entering in the first year, its intake was so large that in 1721 Preissler began producing the teaching materials which later became his "Die durch Theorie erfundene Practic" he had previously only published academic works, such as ones on anatomy. Preissler also wrote on the academically neglected topics such as ornament and flower-drawing (in 1725) and landscape drawing (1739), though throughout his writing he insisted that these were only beginners' lessons. (Wikipedia)

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         Antique Print-DUCATUS BRABANTIAE-DUCHY OF BRABANT-de Wit-1666

      - Antique print, titled: 'Tabula Ducatus Brabantiae continens Marchionatum Sacri Imperii et Dominium Mechliniense emendata a F. de Wit. 1666.' - (Map of the Duchy of Brabant in The Netherlands and Belgium.) With the cities: Brussels, Luik, Mechelen, Antwerp, Breda, Eindhoven, 's-Hertogenbosch and many others. Hand coloured engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold as issued, partly separated, reinforced using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. No text on rear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC Expo P11-25 The overall size is ca. 24.3 x 20.3 inch. The image size is ca. 21.6 x 18.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 61.8 x 51.5 cm. The image size is ca. 54.8 x 46.5 cm.

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         Letter from Pepys confirming order of many tons of Riga Rhine Hemp and Riga Bass Hemo

      1666 - The documents have hinge separate and in need of repair, without loss, 2 other folds have early repairs, "These are to certify that there is due unto Alderman Edward Bilton, Mr Francis Assy, Mr John Gould of London, Merchants The Sum of Sixteen Thousand & four hundred pounds for two hundred & thirty tons of Riga & Quinborough Rhine hemp at 57 per tunn & 70 tuns of Riga Bass hemp at 47 per tun of them bought and by them delivered into his Mats stores at Woolwich and on stores at Chatham ye 11 of May 1666 upon the credit of ye late Act of Parliament for 1250000, and to be paid out of the money armseing(?) upon ye said Act Dated at ye Navy Office London this twelfth of May 1666." Samuel Pepys was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. This rare item is an original order confirmation dated 1666 for Riga Rhine Hemp & Riga Bass Hemp, signed by Pepys at the bottom. Includes 3 unintelligable signatures.

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         Les Religions du Monde, ou démonstration de toutes les religions & hérésies de l'Asia, Afrique, Amérique, & de l'Europe, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'à présent

      chez Jean Schipper, Translated by Thomas La Grue. Amsterdam 1666 - (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches). Engraved additional title, 15 half-page engraved illustrations, occasional woodcut ornaments. (Engraved additional tile paper backed repairing tears, worming generally affecting only the blank margins but touching five illustrations). Contemporary vellum over pasteboard (front inner hinge split, front free endpaper detached) First edition in French. This is the first edition in French of Ross's Pansebeia; or, a view of all religions in the world, from the creation, to these times. Together with discovery of all known heresies, in all ages and places . (London: John Saywell, 1653). Of particular interest are the sections dealing with the New World, including Virginia, Florida, Canada, Mexico, Guiana, Peru, Brazil, etc. (pp. 77-89). Alden 666/139; NCBEL I. 2121; Sabin 73318; JCB III 147-48. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Itinerarium Thalassicum Das ist: Newe Raiß- und Meers-Beschreibung : Darinnen die Raiß und Seefahrten von der Stadt Steyr auß/ durch Teutsch- und Ungar-Land/ in Italiam, und anderen Ländern . Was sich auch Denckwürdiges auf der Venetianischen Seefahrt . zugetragen / Benebenst mit etlichen Kupfferstucken . beschrieben/ und kürtzlich verfasst hat Matthias Puel/ T.P.M.V.

      Nürnberg Christoff Lochner, 1666 - [4 nn Bll.] 208 S. (ohne Frontispiz und ohne Karten VD17 23:243619V; Graesse, V, 504; Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Reisebeschreibung leider OHNE KARTEN UND OHNE FRONTISPIZ. Erstes Blatt gelockert. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 750 4° Halbpergamenteinband der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezug. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Monatsgespräche:) Die Aller Edelste . Aprilens-Unterredung, Mayens- und Brachmonats-Unterredungen. 3 (von 6) Teilen in 1 Band.

      - Frankfurt, J. G. Schiele, 1666-68. 12mo. 40 Bl. 299 S.; 35 Bl., 240 (recte 236) S.; 260 S., 2 weiße Bl. Mit 2 Titelvignetten in Holzschnitt. Pergament d. Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen u. neuem Rückentitel (etwas berieben, Vorderdeckel wasserrandig). Viertes bis sechstes (und letztes) der "Monatsgespraeche" Johann Rists, einer "Serie unterhaltsamer und belehrender Diskussionen nach dem Vorbild der Gesprächsspiele Harsdöffers" (Dünnh.) in zweitem Druck (April) bzw. ersten Ausgaben (Mai u. Juni). - APRIL: "Literarhistorisch wichtigster Band der 'Monatsgespräche', in dem Rist ausführliche Augenzeugenberichte über Vorstellungen der englischen Komödianten liefert. Die "edelste Belustigung (Kunst- und Tugendliebender Gemüther) ist die Malerei" (Dünnh.). Mit einer Zuschrift an Georg Wilhelm v. Werthern, Daniel Neuberger und Matthäus Merian, einem "Vorbericht an den teutschgesinnten Leser" und "Ehren-Schrifften", d.h. Lobgedichte auf Johann Rist von B. Kindermann, G. H. Weber (Hyphantes), G. W. Sacer, J. Michaelis u.a. - MAI: "Die alleredelste Erfindung Der Gantzen Welt" ist die Kunst des Lesens und Schreibens. Mit Lobgedichten von Dedekind, Höveln, Kempe u.a. - JUNI: "Die alleredelste Zeit-Verkürzung Der Gantzen Welt" ist "die Betrachtung des Todes. Mit einem wichtigen Beitrag zur barocken Romantheorie nebst Besprechung von Bucholtz' 'Herkules' (1659)" (Dünnh.). - Dünnhaupt 98.IV.2; 98.V u. 98.VI.1; VD17 39:121161X, 23:249053U und 3:308313U. - Mit gestochenem Exlibris von Oswald Ulrich Egkher von Kapfing und Lichtenegg, beider Churfürsten von Köln und Bayern Kämmerer und Freisingischer Hofmarschall (1705). - Gebräunt.

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         Arca Noae siue Historia Imperiorum et Regnorum a Condito orbe ad nostra Tempora.

      Lugd. Batau. et Roterod., ex officina Hackiana, 1666. Erstausgabe. Mit Kupfertitel von G. Wingendorp. 15 Blatt, 548 Seiten, 22 Blatt. 12° (13 x 7,5 cm). Ganzpergamenteinband der Zeit. Übersetzung des Titels: \"Arche Noa oder die Geschichte der Imperien und Königreiche von der Entstehung der Welt bis zu unseren Zeiten.\" Werk erschienen in Leiden und Rotterdam, bei der Druckerei der Brüder Cornelius, Jacobus und Petrus Hackius. Mit einem Kupfertitel von G. Wingendorp. Mit einer Widmung an Wilhelm III. von Oranien. Erste Ausgabe der Weltgeschichte des Historikers Georg Horn (1620-1670), Graese II, 370. Der Autor folgt in seiner Darstellung der biblischen Chronologie von James Ussher (Usserius), der die Schöpfung der Welt etwa im Jahr viertausend vor Christus ansetzte, wo auch das Werk von Horn beginnt. Die geschichtliche Darstellung reicht bis in das Jahr 1665. Das werk befasst sich größtenteils mit der Geschichte einzelner Völker. Der Kupfertitel zeigt einen Adler, einen Löwen, einen geflügelten Leoparden und einen Bären im Kampf um den Erdglobus. Mit einem Schlagwortregister am Ende des Werkes (Index rerum et uerborum memorabilium). Gefärbter Ganzschnitt. Mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Vorsatz mit Notizen in alter Hand. Titel mit Trockenstempel und winzigem Besitzvermerk. Ansonsten gut und frisch. Einband etwas fleckig und mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren. Für das Alter erstaunlich guter Zustand. Siehe Fotos. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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         Le Bassin" , Kupferstich, Paris, Reims

      1666 - Robert Nanteuil, Reims 1623 - 1678 Paris, Le Bassin, um 1666, (Das veränderte Bildnis Philibert-Emmanuel de Beaumanoir de Lavardin). Kupferstich, von einem anonymen Kupferstecher überarbeitet. Le Blanc 34 IV-V (von V), Robert-Dumesnil 35 IV (von V), Petitjean/Wickert 101, siehe James A. Glanz: Robert Nanteuil´s Doctored Bishop, in: Print Quarterly, 3/1994, S. 292-297. Ausgezeichneter Druck mit der vollen Darstellung, unten mit dem Textrand, vor der Adresse von Major im unteren Rand. Aufgezogen, Mittig leichter Knick bis in den Hut, schwach lichtrandig, kleiner Fleck rechts im Hintergrund, kleiner Einriss im oberen Rand, sonst schönes Exemplar. Höhe 33,7 cm.; Breite 25,3 cm / 13,3 in; 10 in. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 25,-, Welt Euro 50,-

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         Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixti V-Clementis VIII

      Antoine Vitre, Paris 1666 - In 4° grande legato in mezza pelle con unghie, titolo al tassello al dorso a 5 nervi, finemente ornato in oro ai piccoli ferri, sguardie marmorizzate, frontespizio con marca tipografica, 3 carte di dedicatoria, bel colophon con grande marca tipografica rappresentante Ercole, cartiglio scritto a penna, al verso numerose scritte a pennino, stampa a due colonne, in più che bello stato, importante, solida e piacevole legatura. 1 volume In 4° large, half-leather bound with edges, title to the lettering piece of 5 ribbed back, finely adorned, marbled edges, frontispiece with typographic mark, 3 dedicatory leaves, handsome colophon with a big typographical mark showing Hercules, pen written cartridge, several pen written notes, two-column printing, more than fine copy, important, solid and pleasant binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Saltzburgische Chronica, Das ist: Beschreibung des Lands, Stifftung und denckwürdiger Geschichten, auch aller Bischöff, Ertz-Bischöff und Abbten zu St.Peter, deß Hoch-Löbl. Ertz-Stiffts Saltzburg: Mit schönen Kupferstichen des Lands, dessen fürnehmsten Städt und Oerter, auch aller Bischöff und Ertz-Bischoffen Wappen;

      Salzburg, Mayr. 1666 - Quer-Kl.-8°. Frontispiz + Titel + 5 n.n. Bll. + 361 + 5 S. OPgm. der Zeit, mit ergänzten Lederrücken sowie zwei Orig.Schließen. In deutscher u. latein. Sprache. ADB V, 456f. VD 17, 117711V. Mit der Faltkarte, dem Frontispiz, den sechs Tafeln (Saltzburg, Hellbrunn, Stifft im Saal, Abersee, Werfen, Residenzplatz) sowie den sieben im Text gedruckten Abbildungen (Laufen, Tittmoning, Hallein, Radtstadt, Muldorff, Friesach, St. Andre im Lavantthal/Gmunden Kärnten). - Alt restauriert, einige Tafeln und die Karte alt hinterlegt, einige Läsuren alt hinterlegt, neue Vorsätze; Gbrsp., etw. fleckig. - Selten komplett.

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         L'Instruction du Roy en l'exercice de monter a cheval, par Messire Antoine de Pluvinel, son sous-gouverneur, conseiller en son conseil d'Estat, chambellan ordinaire & son escuyer principal. Lequel respondant a Sa Majesté luy faict remarquer l'excellence de sa méthode pour réduire les chevaux en peu de temps à l'obeyssance des justes proportions de tous les plus airs & maneiges. Le tout enrichy de grandes figures en taille douce, representant les vrayes & naïfves actions des Hommes & des Chevaux en tous les airs, & maneiges, courses de bague, rompre en lice, au Quintan, & Combatre à l'Espée, ensemble les figures des Brides, les plus necessaires à cet usage, desseignees & gravees par Crispian de Pas.

      Amsterdam, Jean Schipper, 1666. In-folio de (4) ff. (frontispice, titre, privilège, dédicace, portrait de Pluvinel), 160 pp. 52 planches sur double page (numérotées de 1 à 50, les 2 non numérotées représentant un habit et une selle) et 3 planches de figures de mors numérotées 51 à 56. Reliure anglaise en basane fauve fin XVIIIe s. - début XIXe s., dos à nerfs orné de filets et étoiles dorés, titre doré, symbole et devise dorés sous le titre, date en queue, guirlande dorée encadrant les plats avec petits fers dorés en écoinçons, roulette sur les coupes et les chasses, tr. paille. Ex-libris armorié de Sir Samuel Hannay. Dos passé, mors sup. en partie fendu, coiffes et coins frottés, qqs rayures sur les plats, sinon bon exemplaire à l'intérieur en excellent état. (Mennessier de La Lance, II, 332.) Ce célèbre traité d'équitation est écrit sous la forme d'entretiens à l'attention du Dauphin, le futur Louis XIII. Précurseurs de l'école d'équitation française, avec Salomon de La Broue, Antoine de Pluvinel a fait évoluer les techniques équestres utilisées en Italie à la fin du xvie siècle. Rare complet.

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         Octoechos (liturgy)].

      Russia first half of 19th century - Octavo (22.5 x 18 cm). 149 leaves, 8 additional ll. in different hand on paper with smaller margins, illuminated in red and black ink, with profusely illustrated headpieces, quires numbered with Church Slavonic numerals. Contemporary blind stamp leather binding over wood panels, spine with five raised bands, two clasps (both missing); rubbed. The present manuscript exemplifies the archaic style of singing, known as khomoniya or razdel'norechie, retaining the reduced vowels of Church Slavonic. This style of singing was abolished in the Orthodox Church in the latter part of the 17th century, but was retained by some Old Believer communities. The liturgical book called Octoechos contains a repertoire of hymns ordered in eight parts according to the eight tones and sung during the celebrations of the Sunday Office. The volume would have been made and used by Old Believers, who separated after 1666 from the official Russian Orthodox Church as a protest against church reforms introduced by Patriarch Nikon of Moscow between 1652 and 1666. The faithful refused to accept the alterations in Orthodox worship and amendments in the Holy texts imposed by the Patriarch Nikon that were aimed at bringing the religious practice closer to the "Greek originals". Hence, they reproduced their Holy texts in manuscript preserving liturgical practices that the Russian Orthodox Church maintained before the implementation of these reforms. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings

      For all his Majesties ships and frigats. As also proportions of boatswains and carpenters stores, of all kinds, for eight months sea-service on the coast of England: together with sundry other useful observations, as may appear by the index following. First Edition, third issue of four. Small Folio. [270 x170 mm]. [13], 60, [1 (blank)] pp., woodcut Royal arms on the title-page. Very small nick to the lower fore-corner throughout (slightly more severe in the first sixteen or so leaves), shaved by the binder with some loss of a few signatures (D1, G1, H1, I1) and one catchword (D1) and to the rule borders at the foot and pagination at the head and touching the bottom line of text of "A List of his Majesties Ships", some browning to gathering "F", two (30mm) incisions caused by the removal of a seal in the inner margin of D2 [see below]. Rebound in half calf, old style; formerly part of a tract volume; facsimile North Library bookplate. London: by Peter Cole, 1660 [the date altered in ink to

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         Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. Communion Hymns. Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. Prokeimena].

      Russia Middle of 19th century - Small quarto (23.2 x 18.3 cm). 93 leaves in total, including 75 ll. numbered in Church Slavonic numerals and 18 unnumbered ll. in different hand, Illuminated in red and black ink, with profuse polychrome and gilt illustrations of the title page, ll. 58-59 and initials, most leaves bear an impressed stamp ?.?.?.?.? ??????????? in the corner; some marginal restorations not affecting text, a small hole in leaf 92. Contemporary blind stamp leather binding over wood panels, two clasps (both missing); re-cased, bound upside down, spine neatly restored, boards slightly rubbed. Beautifully illuminated example of manuscript Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. The volume would have been made and used by Old Believers, who separated after 1666 from the official Russian Orthodox Church as a protest against church reforms introduced by Patriarch Nikon of Moscow between 1652 and 1666. The faithful refused to accept the alterations in Orthodox worship and amendments in the Holy texts imposed by the Patriarch Nikon that were aimed at bringing the religious practice closer to the "Greek originals". Hence, they reproduced their Holy texts in manuscript preserving liturgical practices that the Russian Orthodox Church maintained before the implementation of these reforms. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Dictionarivm Ciceronianvm [Dictionarium Ciceronianum]

      Michaelis Herculis, Romae 1666 - Small octavo (15.5cm.); contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title; 399pp.; woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Signatures: A-2B8 (the C signature bound in twice). Boards a bit rubbed, lacking both endpapers, hinges starting to crack but still holding, contemporary and later (1734) ownership signatures (both redacted about contemporaneously) to front pastedown and on p. [340]. Oft-reprinted dictionary by the Italian grammarian, first published in 1579. This edition unlocated in OCLC, COPAC, or KVK as of July, 2017. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped to front pastedown.

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         Les Religions du Monde, ou démonstration de toutes les religions & hérésies de l'Asia, Afrique, Amérique, & de l'Europe, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'à présent

      Translated by Thomas La Grue. Amsterdam: chez Jean Schipper, 1666. Quarto. (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches). Engraved additional title, 15 half-page engraved illustrations, occasional woodcut ornaments. (Engraved additional tile paper backed repairing tears, worming generally affecting only the blank margins but touching five illustrations). Contemporary vellum over pasteboard (front inner hinge split, front free endpaper detached)First edition in French.This is the first edition in French of Ross's Pansebeia; or, a view of all religions in the world, from the creation, to these times. Together with discovery of all known heresies, in all ages and places . (London: John Saywell, 1653). Of particular interest are the sections dealing with the New World, including Virginia, Florida, Canada, Mexico, Guiana, Peru, Brazil, etc. (pp. 77-89).Alden 666/139; NCBEL I. 2121; Sabin 73318; JCB III 147-48.

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         COSMOGRAPHIE, IN FOUR BOOKS CONTAYNING THE CHOROGRAPHIE AND HISTORIE OF THE WHOLE WORLD AND ALL THE PRINCIPALL KINGDOMS, PROVINCES, SEAS, AND ISLES THEREOF. With an accurate and an improved index of all the kingdoms, provinces, countries,

      London printed for Anne Seile 1666 - inhabitants, people, cities, mountains, rivers, seas, islands, forts, bays, capes, forests, &c. of any remarque in the whole world; much wanted and desired in the former, and now annexed to this last impression, revised and corrected by the author himself immediately before his death. Third edition 1666, corrected and enlarged by the author. Folio in sixes, 340 x 225 mm, 13½ x 9 inches, LACKS ALL 4 MAPS, present is the extra engraved pictorial title page by Robert Vaughan, dated 1665, and the letterpress title page printed red and black. Divided into 4 books each with separate dated title page (1665) plus one for the second part of Book 4, and one for the Appendix Terra Australis Incognita also dated 1665, signatures continuous, pages: [12], 998, [2], 999-1088, [2], 1089-1095, [40]. Bound in full contemporary blind panelled calf, nicely rebacked to match with raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label, original endpapers retained. Corners worn, some marks and stains to covers, neat modern signature on front endpaper, slight creasing to inner corners of engraved title, 2 numbers in the top margin, small chip to fore-edge margin with neat repair, small stain to top outer corner, crease to outer corner of letterpress title also, light damp-stain to lower edges of prelim pages, some staining to text in the Europe section caused by pressed flowers, no loss of legibility, tiny rust hole in 2 pages with loss of a few letters, large chip to 1 fore-edge margin, small chip to 2 upper margin corners, large hole in 1 fore-edge margin due to paper flaw, neatly repaired, some light damp-staining to lower margins intermittently from page 433, mostly very pale, a little heavier towards the end, a little creasing to to lower outer corner of pages 1089-1093. A good sturdy copy, lacking the maps as noted, but with plenty of very interesting reading. Covers all the countries of the known world, chapters are of varying length on Persia, China, India, Egypt, Barbary, Ethiopia, African Isles, America, California, Florida, Virginia, Nova Hispania, Guatimala, Chile, Guiana, West Indies, Brasil, Cuba, Terra Australis Incognita, Tartaria, Arabia, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Hungarie, Greece, Italy, Russia, Germany, France, Spain, Alps, Cyprus, Turcomania, Britain etc. Peter Heylyn (1599–1662) was an English ecclesiastic and author of many polemical, historical, political and theological tracts. He incorporated his political concepts into his 2 geographical books. The "Cosmographie", which was an attempt to describe in meticulous detail every aspect of the known world in 1652 (date of first edition), the geography, climate, customs, achievements, politics, and belief systems, appears to have been the first description in print of Australia, and perhaps of California, Terra del Fuego, and other territories in the New World. Cox, II, page 339. THIS IS A HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Tractaet van vrede, tusschen de Heeren Staten Generael Der Vereenichde Nederlanden: Ende den heere bisschop van Munster. Gesloten ende onderteeckent tot Cleve, den 19 April 1666. Uyt het Latijn overgeset.[Amsterdam, 1666]. With: (2) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - ENGLAND - POLITICS]. Vervolgh tweede deel van 't discours over den tegenwoordigen toestant, ende apparetien van vreede, tusschen Engelant, ende vereende Provintien. Verhandelt met een Fransman, Engelsman, Hollander, Sweedt, ende Deen. Rotterdam, Floris Ghijssen, 1667. (3) [DUTCH REPUBLIC - NAVIGATION - POLITICS]. Tractaet de marine, tusschen den grootmachtighsten Prince Carel de II. Koningh van Groot Brittannien, &c. ter eenre: en de Ho. Mog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenighde Nederlanden, ter andere zyde. Geslooten inden Hage den 17 Februarij 1668. Rotterdam, Joris Redelickhuysen, 1668. 4to. 3 works in 1 volume. 19th-century boards.

      Knuttel 9410 (ad 1), 9477b (other edition of 2) 9620 (ad 3); Tiele, Pamfletten 5471 (ad 1), 5522 (ad 2), 5610 (ad 3). Three popular pamphlets in one volume. Ad 1: The terms of the Peace Treaty of 1666 between the Bishop of Munster and the Dutch Republic, in 15 articles. Ad 2: Anonymously published popular pamphlet discussing the feelings of the people about the peace with England in the form of a discussion between 5 people belonging to the different European nations involved. This is the second of three such pamphlets published at the time, all very rare. Ad 3: The terms of the treaty on navigation between England and the Dutch Republic, concluded in 1668, in 19 articles, with a general introduction, and with the official forms of the Dutch and English passports at the end. Good copies of three rare pamphlets.

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         COSMOGRAPHIE, IN FOUR BOOKS CONTAYNING THE CHOROGRAPHIE AND HISTORIE OF THE WHOLE WORLD AND ALL THE PRINCIPALL KINGDOMS, PROVINCES, SEAS, AND ISLES THEREOF. With an accurate and an improved index of all the kingdoms, provinces, countries

      London, printed for Anne Seile, 1666. inhabitants, people, cities, mountains, rivers, seas, islands, forts, bays, capes, forests, &c. of any remarque in the whole world; much wanted and desired in the former, and now annexed to this last impression, revised and corrected by the author himself immediately before his death. Third edition 1666, corrected and enlarged by the author. Folio in sixes, 340 x 225 mm, 13½ x 9 inches, LACKS ALL 4 MAPS, present is the extra engraved pictorial title page by Robert Vaughan, dated 1665, and the letterpress title page printed red and black. Divided into 4 books each with separate dated title page (1665) plus one for the second part of Book 4, and one for the Appendix Terra Australis Incognita also dated 1665, signatures continuous, pages: [12], 998, [2], 999-1088, [2], 1089-1095, [40]. Bound in full contemporary blind panelled calf, nicely rebacked to match with raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label, original endpapers retained. Corners worn, some marks and stains to covers, neat modern signature on front endpaper, slight creasing to inner corners of engraved title, 2 numbers in the top margin, small chip to fore-edge margin with neat repair, small stain to top outer corner, crease to outer corner of letterpress title also, light damp-stain to lower edges of prelim pages, some staining to text in the Europe section caused by pressed flowers, no loss of legibility, tiny rust hole in 2 pages with loss of a few letters, large chip to 1 fore-edge margin, small chip to 2 upper margin corners, large hole in 1 fore-edge margin due to paper flaw, neatly repaired, some light damp-staining to lower margins intermittently from page 433, mostly very pale, a little heavier towards the end, a little creasing to to lower outer corner of pages 1089-1093. A good sturdy copy, lacking the maps as noted, but with plenty of very interesting reading. Covers all the countries of the known world, chapters are of varying length on Persia, China, India, Egypt, Barbary, Ethiopia, African Isles, America, California, Florida, Virginia, Nova Hispania, Guatimala, Chile, Guiana, West Indies, Brasil, Cuba, Terra Australis Incognita, Tartaria, Arabia, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Hungarie, Greece, Italy, Russia, Germany, France, Spain, Alps, Cyprus, Turcomania, Britain etc. Peter Heylyn (1599-1662) was an English ecclesiastic and author of many polemical, historical, political and theological tracts. He incorporated his political concepts into his 2 geographical books. The "Cosmographie", which was an attempt to describe in meticulous detail every aspect of the known world in 1652 (date of first edition), the geography, climate, customs, achievements, politics, and belief systems, appears to have been the first description in print of Australia, and perhaps of California, Terra del Fuego, and other territories in the New World. Cox, II, page 339. THIS IS A HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Upsalia cujus occasione plurima in religione, sacris, festis, regum electionibus, creationibus magistratuum, concessionibus dignitatum, funerationibus, & similibus, olim per septentrionem & vicinos germanos, gallos, brittanos, omneque pæne occidentem usurpata explicantur, lociq; bene multi veterum aliorumq; auctorum emendantur atque illustrantur.

      - Uppsala, Henricus Curio, 1666. 8:o. (12),+ 192, 195-406 s. Två träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Delvis med hoppande pagineringsföljd. Hårt skuren i överkant, delvis med förlust av pagina och rubrik. Sammanbunden med: SCHEFFERUS, Johannes. De situ et vocabulo Upsaliæ ad regni Sveciæ senatorem, &c. illustrissimum exellentissimumq. dominum d. Gustavum Adolphus De la Gardie, comitem in Läckö & Arensburg &c, &c. epistola defensiora. Stockholm, Nicolaus Wankiif, (1677). 8:o. 79 s. Samtida pergamentband. Eftersättsbladen med samtida bläckanteckningar. Första titelsidan med överstruken äldre namnteckning, daterad 1680. Ur Abraham Hülphers bibliotek, med hans namnteckning, daterad 1764 och inköpt på auktionen efter Engzelius. L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Collijn sp. 831 för båda verken. Fant 23 resp. 42. Warmholtz 348 resp. 349. En av de första svenska konsekvent genomförda topografisk-antikvariska undersökningarna. Uppsala var dock ett känsligt ämne, inte minst mot bakgrund av Rudbecks snart därefter publicerade Atlantica, och Schefferus arbete om Uppsala utgör startpunkten för den stora striden mellan honom och Verelius om Gamla Uppsala ålder och läge. Det senare arbetet är ytterligare ett inlägg i debatten. Tillsammans med: Colloqvium inter Rufum & Crassus studiosus de vero situ veteris Upsaliæ. Handskrift från 1750-talet. (2),+ 66 sidor i 8:o. Lätt fuktrand nedtill inledningsvis. Samtida pappband, ryggen med små hål och en handskriven pappersetikett. Ur Abraham Hülphers bibliotek, med hans namnteckning, daterad 1794 och en anteckning om att han köpt den på auktion efter prosten Åhrberg. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Med Hülphers anteckning på titelsidan: ?Bör åtfölja Joan: Schefferi Upsalia tr. 1666 n 53-? Warmholtz 355. Handskrift i bläck från mitten av 1700-talet med 66 tättskrivna sidor. Detta samtal som är skrivet på svenska, tillägnas enligt Warmholtz professor Fabian Törner. Rufus försvarar Schefferus åsikter och Crassus försvarar Verelius. Flera nya argument för Schefferus framförs. Enligt Warmholtz fanns det avskrifter hos flera samlare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Wund-Arztneyisches Zeug-Hauß. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Frankfurt, Joh. Gerlins Witwe, 1666, Kl.4, ( 6 pp.), 263 pp. + 238 pp., (1 Bl.), 56 Kupferstichtafeln mit 425 Fig. mit zahllosen Abbildungen, im Pergamenteinband der Zeit feines Exemplar! SEHR SELTENE ERSTE DEUTSCHE AUSGABE! EIN 330 JAHRE ALTES "BILDERBUCH" DER CHIRURGIE MIT HUNDERTEN VON ABBILDUNGEN AUF 56 KUPFERTAFELN Johann Scultetus (1595-1645). Die schönste und umfangreichste Ikonographie der Chirurgie des 17. Jahrhunderts. Ein seinerzeit hochberühmtes Werk, prachtvoll gedruckt und ausgestattet in der sehr seltenen ersten deutschen Ausgabe. Johann Schultes, Stadtphysikus in Venedig und Ulm, gehörte neben Albucasis und Paré zu den größten Illustratoren der Chirurgie. Ideenreichtum und Wagemut sprechen aus seinen operativen Darstellungen. Scultetus zeigt das ganze, umfangreiche chirurgische Instrumentarium jener Tage.Für die Neurochirurgie ist dieses Werk von besonderer Bedeutung durch seine ausführlichen Beschreibungen und Abbildungen der Operationen der Schädelverletzungen, Anlegung von Fontanellen und Trepanationen. In 31 eindrucksvollen detaillierten figürlichen Darstellungen werden die wagemutigen Kopfoperationen seiner Zeit dargestellt mit den dazu gehörigen Instrumenten. "Man könnte dem Verfaser des "Armamentarium Chirurgicum" nicht gerecht werden ohne nähere Betrachtung der Umstände, unter denen gerade der Chirurg jener Stunde im Stand sein mußte, wirklich zu helfen: In der Diagnostik fehlte jedes noch heute selbstverständliche technische Hilfsmittel. Der Arzt war allein auf seine Erfahrung, seine Beobachtungsgabe und seine Kombinationsfähigkeit angewiesen... Der Chirurg war gezwungen dem Patienten Schmerzen zuzufügen, der Patient war verängstigt und erregt, das Operationsfeld nie einwandfrei fixiert...." Ferner werden in Bild und Text das Instrumentarium zu den Schädeloperationen auf genaueste vorgestellt. "Das vorgestellte Instrumentarium setzt sich aus den wichtigsten und gebräuchlisten zeitgenössischen, einigen von Scultetus selbst erfundenen oder verbesserten (Tafel 4, Fig.2-5 Tafel 5, Fig. 1-6) und wenigen älteren, weniger gebrauchten Instrumenten zusammen. Die hervorragende Qualität der Abbildungen beweisen Vergleiche mit Originalen, z.B. aus dem Germanischen Nationalmuseum in Nürnberg..... Sie sind alle so konstruiert, daß sie durch ihre Mechanik den Chirurgen vom Hilfspersonal unabhäniger machen soll und rascheres, sicheres Operieren ermöglichen." N.Seiz, Johannes Sculteus und sein Werk, p.31, 34.1.Tafel: "Von mancherley Instrumenten, mit welcher jetziger Zeit die Fonatanellen in unterschiedlichen Theilen deß menschlichen Leibs gebrennt werden" (13 Abb.).2.Tafel: "Von unterschiedlichen Instrumenten, deren man sich heutiges Tags bey Heilung der gefhärlichen Hauptwunden nothwendig bedienen muß" (13 Abb.).3.Tafel: "Von unterschiedlichen Instrumenten, mit welchen mann die Stich der Hirnschal aufsleschet und dero Niedertruckung widerum auffrichtet" (Abb. 5).4.Tafel: "Von den Korn-Zänglein und anderen unterschiedlichen Pferz-Zangen damit ein spitzig oder sonsten formiertes Beinlein, so denen zwey Hirnhäutlein mit trucken oder stechen schädlich ist von der verletzten Hirnschal abgezwickt und hinweg genommen wird" (4 Abb.).5.Tafel: "Von des Autoris Säglein womit er zwey oder mehr in der Hirnschal geborte Löcher sicher und ohn alle Gefahr zusammen schneidet" (8 Abb).6.Tafel: "Von unterschiedlichen Säglein und Schaber womit man die Hirnschal wann sie entweder durch Lufft schwartz oder von scharfer Luftfeuchtigkeit rauch wird oder gewaltsamerweis ein Rißlein bekommt, sicher abschaben kann" (10 Abb.).27.Tafel: "Von der Zurüstung und manier eine Fontanell auff' dem Kopff zu brennen die enge Haupt-Wunden zu erweitern die gespaltene Hirnschalen abzuschaben und das im Kopff gemachte Fontanell recht zu verbinden" (12 Abb.). 28.Tafel:"Von der Zurüstung, auch Weiß und Manier, die Haupt-wunden Trianglusweise zu erweitern das Cranium mit deß Fabricij Trypano oder Schrauff-Zeug durchzuboren so dann das gefährliche verwundet Haupt mit der jenigen Binden, welche von Galeno, Cancer genannt wird, zu verbinden." (10 Abb.). 29.Tafel: "Lehret, auff was Weis und Manier das niedergetruckte Cranium durch unterschiedliche Hebeysen auffzurichten die Schieferlein, welch die Hirnhäutlein beschädigen, durch sonderliche Zänglein abzuzwicken und dann endlich wie die Hauptwunden zu curieren sein" (9 Abb.). 30.Tafel:"Handelt von einer gar sicheren manier, wie der Chirurgis das harte Hirn-Häutlein unter sich trucken die Stich der Hirnschalen auf-löschen das niedergetruckte Cranium, es habe gar keinen, oder das jenige Stück, welches zwischen denn beeden geborten Löchern stehet, mit der scharpfsten Säglein zusammenschneiden soll" (9 Abb.). The most complete illustrated account of surgical instruments, the methods of bandaging and splitting, and operational procedures of the period. Scultetus "Armamentarium" gives a good sidelight on the operations of the time through his interesting plates, representing such procedures as amputation of the breast, reduction of dislocations, etc. cf. Garrison & Morton No.5571 (1st ed.) Zimmermann & Veith, Great Ideas in the Hist. of Surgery, 250-51, Walker p. 18. Very rare - not in Cushing, Osler, National Lib. Medicine, Waller, and Norman.

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         XXXIV predicatien over de woorden Christi in den evangelio Joannis [...] voor dewelcke gaet eene predicatie van den Goeden Herder [...] ghepredickt in de chr. verg. der Remonstrantsche binnen Amsterdam deur den eerw. mr Simon Episcopius zaliger gedachtenisse, ende nu tot bevorderinge van de Godtsaligheydt [...] in druck gebracht, Amsterdam, G. v. Goedesbergh, 1666, 4°: 24 + 316 + 255 p.

      Mist band, zeldzaam, slechts 2 ex. in STCN.

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         Opere di Giulio Cesare Cortese in lingua Napoletana, in questa XV. Impressione purgate con somma accuratezza da infiniti errori, che le rendevano manchevoli, e difettose, e ridotte alla vera perfettione dell Autore

      per Novello de Bonis. Ad istanza d Adriano Scultore all Insegna di San Marco, in Napoli 1666 - Legatura 800 in pieno marocchino verde con nervi, ricchi fregi e titoli in oro al ds. (firmata Capé). Cornici ai piatti, dentelles interne e tagli dorati. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Eccellente esemplare. Le opere contenute in questa rara raccolta - come da indice in antiporta - sono: Micco Passaro nnammorato poema eroico, La Rosa favola, La Vaiasseide poema, Li travagliuse ammure de Ciullo e Perna, Viaggio di Parnaso poema e Lo Cerriglio ncantato poema eroico. Brunet II, 313; Vinciana, 3049. 12mo (cm. 13,8), 5 cc.nn., 96 pp., 130 pp., 1 c.nn. bianca, 96 pp., 71(1) pp., 84 pp., 72 pp. Frontis. generale e per ciascuna opera, entro graziosa cornice xilografica. Fregi e capilettera ornati n.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Dictionarivm Ciceronianvm [Dictionarium Ciceronianum]

      Romae: Michaelis Herculis, 1666. Revised Edition. Small octavo (15.5cm.); contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title; 399pp.; woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Signatures: A-2B8 (the C signature bound in twice). Boards a bit rubbed, lacking both endpapers, hinges starting to crack but still holding, contemporary and later (1734) ownership signatures (both redacted about contemporaneously) to front pastedown and on p. [340]. Oft-reprinted dictionary by the Italian grammarian, first published in 1579. This edition unlocated in OCLC, COPAC, or KVK as of July, 2017. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped to front pastedown.

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         Disputationes ad instituta imperialia, 3e druk. Franeker, J. Wellens, S. Arcerius, H. Prigge, 1666.

      4°, gebonden in geheel perkament, (1)+527 pag., mooi exemplaar met sluitlinten en exlibris van Antonius Biderman. C0403."Postma/van Sluis 55/1666 1a; Roberts pag. 339; Dekkers 12. Wissenbach (1607-1665) was hoogleraar te Franeker en o.a. bekend door de -door hem zelf geschreven- disputaties van zijn studenten. In deze bundel disputaties worden de namen van de studenten niet genoemd. De STCN kent alleen exemplaren in de bibliotheek van Tresoar."

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        Scrutinium chimicum vitrioli Jena S. Krebs 1666.

      "Diss. Jena 6-10-1666 ; (8) + (64) p."."Slotvers van H.W. Trumphius. Ferguson II, 476 quoting Zedler, who says that this work was recieved with the greatest approval by all who understood nature, and particular by the English, who extolled it highly in their monthly periodicals. Duveen p. 588; Ferchl p. 545. This is the very rare first edition. This dissertation on vitriol was re-issued the next year with a slightly different title."

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