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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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        Tratado apologetico en favor de la Cathedra de San Hierotheo en Segovia, historias e historiadores de estos reynos. La verdadera Cathedra en Segovia, por tradición antigua de su Santa Iglesia, probada y aprobada por el Ordinario de la dicha Ciudad. Contra el Discurso Histórico que sacò a la luz D. Gaspar Ibañez de Segovia y Peralta, Cavallero de la Orden de Alcántara, Marques de Agropoli y Señor de la Villa de Corpa

      - Moya y Munguia, Cristóbal de, Tratado apologetico en favor de la Cathedra de San Hierotheo en Segovia, historias e historiadores de estos reynos. La verdadera Cathedra en Segovia, por tradición antigua de su Santa Iglesia, probada y aprobada por el Ordinario de la dicha Ciudad. Contra el Discurso Histórico que sacò a la luz D. Gaspar Ibañez de Segovia y Peralta, Cavallero de la Orden de Alcántara, Marques de Agropoli y Señor de la Villa de Corpa., Madrid, Domingo García Morràs, 1666. 4º. (20 x 15 cms.), 16 hs. + 120 fols. Encuadernación en piel del siglo XVIII con falsos nervios, título en tejuelo. Papel tostado con oxidaciones debida a la tinta ferrogálica. Ref.: Palau, nº. 183915. El presente tratado es una respuesta del canónigo de la catedral de Segovia, don Cristóbal de Moya y Munguía al Discurso histórico por el patronato de San Frutos contra la supuesta cathedra de San Hierotheo en Segouia, y pretendida autoridad de Dextro que publicó en Zaragoza ese mismo año de 1666 el historiador y erudito Ibáñez de Segovia, marqués de Mondéjar (1628-1708). La relación de este noble con la ciudad castellana le llevó a tomar la pluma para poner en tela de juicio el que san Hieroteo hubiera sido el primer obispo de Segovia y que por lo tanto le fuera concedido el patronato de la ciudad, tal y como se aducía en el falso Cronicón de Dextro publicado a instancias de Jerónimo Román de la Higuera (Zaragoza, 1619). La difusión de esta obra, con no pocas manipulaciones por parte de su editor, conllevó graves problemas para la historiografía del momento al tomar como verídicos algunos hechos totalmente espurios que indujeron a error a los más notables cronistas del momento, como fray Prudencio de Sandoval, Gaspar Escolano, fray Juan Márquez o Francisco Portocarrero. El mismo Moya y Munguía siguió con credulidad las afirmaciones de Dextro a favor de san Hieroteo. Así, en el prólogo A los doctos, señala cómo "El Cabildo, entre tantos hombres doctos, me cometió el escribir la Vida de este Divino Padre, entregándome noticias de sus Archivos, que procuré disponer, ajustándome al cómputo de los tiempos más cierto y probable". Y su intervención fue más que rápida pues apenas unos meses más tarde de la aparición de la obra del marqués de Mondéjar daba a luz esta obra en el mismo año de 1666 (la fecha de erratas es de 16 de diciembre). Por su parte, Ibáñez de Segovia volvería a retomar la pluma para contrarreplicar unos años más tarde con sus Disertaciones eclesiásticas por el honor de los antiguos tutelares contra las ficciones modernas (Zaragoza, Diego Dormer, 1671), obra que cabe relacionar con la Censura de historias fabulosas de su amigo el bibliógrafo Nicolás Antonio, en la que también se criticaba duramente la actitud manipuladora de Román de la Higuera. En este sentido resulta muy esclarecedor comprobar cómo en la centuria siguiente, el ilustrado Gregorio Mayáns y Síscar sacaba a la luz la Censura de historias fabulosas (Valencia, 1742) que no pudo publicar en vida Nicolás Antonio, así como ocho años después, en 1750 a instancias de la Academia valencia, reimprimía las Disertaciones eclesiásticas de Ibáñez de Segovia. Con todo, y pese a su como es sabido que el resultado de la polémica se decantase hacia la figura de san Frutos como patrono de Segovia, la obra de Moya y Munguía guarda el interés histórico del momento en que fue concebida. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Robert Nanteuil, "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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        Regiones Inundatae. [Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire & Lincolnshire]

      Amsterdam: c 1666 - Size: 560 × 650 mm. Copperplate engraving in full original colour, partially heightened in gold. Fine condition. An unusual map of the 'Fenland' regions of East Anglia. The Fens are a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, damp, low-lying agricultural region. This map encompasses Cambridge in the west to Kings Lynn and Boston (via Ely) in the east, to Peterborough in the north. The map is embellished with a rococo style mileage scale, a royal coat of arms, and a wonderful title cartouche in the lower right corner. The Atlas Mayor (the Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior) is the rarest edition of what De la Fontaine Verwey called "the greatest and finest atlas ever published". The Spanish edition was never completed. When fire destroyed the Blaeu printing house at the Gravenstraat in Amsterdam in 1672, the final volume was in the press and consequently lost. H. De la Fontaine Verwey, The 'Spanish Blaeu,' in Quaerendo 11 (1981), pp. 83-94.

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        The Practick Part of the Law

      London - Printed by John Streater, James Flesher and Henry Twyford, Assigns of Richart Atkyns and Edw. Atkyns, 1666 Book. Hardcover. An interesting seventeenth century Law Work. The ESTC entry for this work(R184824) attributes authorship to 'GT'. This work is incomplete as it lacks one leaf. Collated, Lacking the final blank as well as leafL4 (Pages 151-152). The running title to this work is 'The Compleat Attorney'. To frontblank there is a contemporarynoteby one Tho Hawkins regarding how to make ink. Tho Hawkins and C Hawkinsnames are signed to thetitle page. Full title of this work is 'The practick part of the law: shewing the office of an attorney, in the Courts of Kings Bench, Common-Pleas, and Pleas in the Exchequer, and the manner of their proceedings in any action reall, personall, or mixt, (from the originall, to the execution) in all courts; with the exact fees of all officers and ministers of the courts. Together with speciall intructions for the sollicitation of any cause in chancery, exchequer-chamber, dutchy-chamber, &c. very usefull for all men. Carefully revised; with are contained all the principal matters in the whole book. ' Condition: In fullsheep binding. Externally, worn, particularly to the backstrip and boards. Front board is detached but present. Severe loss to backstrip, resulting in th binding to split. What remains of backstrip is lifting at rear joint and is very rubbed. Loss to the rear board due to rubbing. Rear hinge is tender. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, Thomas Hawkins. Prior owner's inscriptions to the title page. Binding has split at page 161 and is tender otherwise. Pages are age toned, particularly to edges. To pages226-227the bottomcorners arelacking. Small amount of worming throughout, mostly to the gutter at thehead and tail. Does not affect the text. To pages 317-end the worming is mostly at outer edge. Instances of light scattered spots throughout. Overall:FAIR..

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        Recherches curieuses des monoyes de France depuis le commencement de la Monarchie

      Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy 1666 - Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy, 1666. In-4 de (16), 398 et (2) pages ; veau à grains longs brique de l'époque (mors supérieur fragile). Rare édition originale de cet texte de référence important de numismatique ancienne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de Livres d'Estampes et des Figures en Taille douce. Avec un dénombrement des pieces qui y sont contenuës. Fait à Paris en l'annee 1666

      - Woodcut vignette on title. 167 (i.e. 157), [15] pp. 8vo, fine red morocco of about 1760, triple gilt fillets round sides, tiny gilt stars at each corner, flat spine richly gilt "á la grotesque," green morocco lettering piece on spine, blue paper endpapers, a.e.g. Paris: F. Leonard, 1666. First edition of the catalogue of the first of two print collections formed by Marolles (1600-81), abbot of Villeloin and man of letters. He began acquiring prints in 1626 and by 1644, his collecting activities governed his life. At that time there was little competition, and Marolles bought several important collections en bloc, including those of Delorme, Maugis, Kerver, Petau, La Reynie, and others. His first collection amounted to 123,400 separate prints by more than 6000 print makers, mounted in 400 large volumes and 141 smaller ones. It was acquired in the name of the King by Colbert in 1667 for 28,000 livres. This was the largest and finest collection ever formed up to that time and is today the foundation of the Bibliothèque Nationale's Department of Prints. Marolles assembled "the first print collection on the grand scale?[and]?was among the first of the private collectors in history to sacrifice his life and fortune to his passion. He may truly be called the 'Father of Print Collecting'?by the very scope of his activity, and his interest in separating his many thousands of pieces of paper into artist schools, Marolles lifted the printed picture from a by-path of typography to being one of the major prizes of the born collector."-Taylor, The Taste of Angels: A History of Art Collecting. Fine copy, handsomely bound. Stamp on title of the Abbey of St. Germain de Près. Cipher "HDD" on title (Lugt 739). This is the stamp of Pierre Defer (1798-1870), expert to King Louis Philippe, and his nephew Henri Dumesnil (1823-98), who inherited Defer's collection. Defer formed an important private collection of prints and drawings in the first half of the 19th century. He devoted much of his life to the study of prints and drawings and is best remembered for his unfinished Catalogue général des Ventes Publiques de Tableaux et d'estampes. ? Besterman, Old Art Books, pp. 71-72. Brunet, III, 1443-"Ce deux petits catalogues ne sont communs ni l'un ni l'autre." Lugt, Marques, pp. 339-40-"L'abbé Michel de Marolles est un des plus remarquables amateurs d'estampes de l'histoire. La richesses de son cabinet était fabuleuse.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traitté de l’esprit de l’homme, de ses facultez et fonctions, et de son union avec le corps. Suivant les Principes de René Descartes

      Chez Theodore Girard, dans la Grand’Salle du Palais, du costé de la Cour des Aydes, ò l’Envie, 1666. 4to (cm. 23,3), 28 cc,nn, 453(3), con un ritratto f.t. inciso su rame in antiporta di Patigny e due piccole xilografie n.t. Bella \vignetta incisa su rame al frontis. entro il motto ‘virtus invidiam superat’. Ottima legatura coeva in bazzana con nervi, titolo e fregi oro al ds. (leggere abrasioni ai piatti e restauri alle cuffie). Edizione originale rara: come si legge al colophon ‘le privilège [du Roi]’ fu ceduto dall’Autore a Theodore Girard, il quale divise il detto privilegio con Michel Bobin e Nicolas Le Gras. Brunet, III, p. 764.

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        Lettera di un dottore dell'ordine di S. Domenico, sopra le cerimonie della China.Cologne [=Amsterdam?], heirs of Cornelis van Egmond, 1700. 8vo. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); Michel, Repertoire des Ouvrages Imprimés en Langue Italienne au XVIIe siècle I, p. 87; not in BCNI; BMC STC Italian; Cordier, Sinica; cf. Löwendahl 238; Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe III, p. 386. Only edition of a surprisingly rare Italian translation of Noel Alexandre's lettre d'un docteur de l'orde de S. Dominique sur les céremonies de la Chine published in the same year also by Van Egmond at Cologne, a name and address common in false imprints by Dutch publishers between 1666 and 1769. In this anonymously issued series of seven letters, the French Dominican Alexandre responds to the Jesuits who were permitting converts to continue practicing the Confucian rites and who falsely claimed the Dominicans were also permitting this. First ten leaves with minor dampstains. Very good copy.

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        Neues Weberbild- und Musterbuch, ... zur Beförderung der edlen Leinen- und Bildweberkunst, und zum Nutzen und Vergnügen angehender Meister und Gesellen, auch anderer Liebhaber der Weberkunst, auf 74 Kupfertafeln ... Fünfte Original-Ausgabe.Heilbronn, Classische Buchhandlung, 1836. Oblong folio (21 x 32 cm). With 74 numbered engraved plates showing about 300 patterns for weaving. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, tiger marbled sides.

      WorldCat (1 copy); cf. Berlin Kat 1666-1667 (1771 & 1793 eds.); not in Lotz. Fifth edition, printed from the plates of the 1771 first edition, of an extremely rare and richly decorative weaver's sample book containing about 300 models for weaving cloth in all sorts of patterns (some wholly abstract, some with acorns, flowers, trees, etc.) and colours. The title-page indicates that it intended for master and journeyman weavers, as well as amateurs. Kirchenbaum (1725-1782) was a master weaver in Heilbronn. Some of the patterns create odd visual affects reminiscent of 1960s op-art. Others resemble patchwork quilt patterns. Since all follow the grid of the warp and woof they foreshadow today's digital art based on a grid of pixels. All editions are extremely rare. We have located only one other copy of the present edition, at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.The letterpress text provides explanations plate by plate and also includes the text of Kirchbaum's preface to the first edition of 1771 and the publisher's new preface for the present 1836 edition.With an 1839 purchase inscription. He or another early owner drew a weaving pattern on the back of one leaf in brown ink. This ink drawing has bled through, slightly affecting the pattern in plate 43. The book is otherwise in very good condition (remarkably good for this sort of practitioner's model book), with an unobtrusive water stain in many leaves and the fore-edge margin of one leaf extended. The binding is rubbed and there is a chip in the spine. A rare weaver's model book: an essential primary source for the history of weaving, cloth and folk art.

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        Les poésies de M. de Malherbe; avec les observations de monsieur Menage

      A Paris, chez Thomas Iolli 1666 - In-8 de 596 pages de texte, avec 9 feuilles de préface , 14 feuilles du discours de A. Godeau et en fin de volume, 1 feuille d'errata et 9 feuilles de la tables des observations. Reliure plein veau du XIXème siècle signé Simier, avec décor à froid sur les plats, encadré de roulettes dorés. Dos sans nerfs avec caissons ornés de fleurons. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs de lampes. Intérieur frais. 2 épidermures sur le premier plat, sinon bon état. (Une petite faute du relieur écrivant Malherbe avec un S !) Edition recherchée dans laquelle on trouve le discours d'A. Godeau non reproduit dans les éditions suivantes. Originale par les observations de Menage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Wund-Artzneyisches Zeug-Haus / In Zween Theil abgetheilt: Welches auss dem Lateinischen / von dess Authoris Brudern Sohn / Johann Schultes . reformirtem / verbessert- und an vielen Orten vermehrtem / auch mit 56 neuen / sehr nutzlichen Kupfferstücken geziertem Exemplar, in die Teutsche Sprach übersetzet hat . Amadeus Megerlin. Mit drey vollkommenen Registern aller denckwürdigen Sachen.

      Ulm, Johann Gerlin. 1666 - Klein-4°. 4 n.n. Bl., 263 S., 238 S., 65 n.n. S. Mit 56 (2 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Lädierter Pappband der Zeit. Hirsch-H. V, 156. - VD17 12:194393D. - Vgl. Krivatsy 10759. - Vgl. Garrison-M. 5571 (für lateinische Erstausgabe von 1655). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Das Hauptwerk des Schülers von Fabricio de Aquapendente und Adriaan Spieghel in Padua. Die umfassendste Darstellung von Apparaten, Instrumenten und Verbänden seiner Zeit. Wurde durch den Neffen des Autors nach dessen Tode 1645 herausgegeben. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde übersetzt nach der Amsterdamer Ausgabe durch Amadeus Megerlin. Die Tafeln zeigen neben Instrumenten auch verschiedene Operationen. - Alle Tafeln wahrscheinlich im frühen 18. Jahrhundert ausgeschnitten und neu auf starkes Papier montiert. Buchblock gebrochen. Rücken mit Fehlstellen. Durchgehend gebräunt und fleckig. S. 163 bis Schluss mit grösser und dann wieder kleiner werdendem Wurmgang. Ca. 20 Blatt am Aussenrand beschnitten, mit minimalstem Textverlust. Ein Arbeitsexemplar.

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        [Collection of revised ornithological offprints from "Comptes rendus"].Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1855-1856. 4to. 7 parts in 1 volume. With a collective title-page for several of the offprints: Tableaux paralléliques des oiseaux praecoces ou autophages. Gallinacés, échassiers, palmipèdes et rudipennes (Paris, 1856) and all first leaves of the quires signed with a "B", indicating a revised offprint. Modern half morocco. Including: Coup d'oeil sur l'ordre des pigeons. Paris, 1855.Tableaux synoptiques de l'ordre des hérons. Paris, 1855.Catalogue des genres et sous-genres d'oiseaux contenus dans le Muséum Brittanique. Paris, 1855. Note sur les oiseaux des Iles Marquises, et particulièrement sur le genre nouveau Serresius. Paris, 1855.Tableaux paralléliques de l'ordre des gallinacés. Paris, 1856. Excursions dans les divers musées d'Allemagne, de Hollande et de Belgique, et tableaux paralléliques de l'ordre des échassiers. Paris, 1856. Ornithologie fossile servant d'introduction au tableau comparatif des ineptes et des autruches. Paris, 1856.

      Ronsil 294; Zimmer, pp. 72-77. Collection of revised ornithological offprints from Comptes rendus (a French scientific journal published since 1666), by Charles Lucien Bonaparte, a well-known ornithologist and nephew of Napoleon. Included are taxonomic classifications of various birds, including pigeons, herons, galliformes and ostriches, birds found in the collections of various museums in the Netherlands, Belgium and the Marquesas Islands, and also a review of George Robert Gray's Genera and Subgenera of Birds (1855). Apparently several similar collections were published, containing various articles by Bonaparte from the "Comptes Rendus".Some foxing near the edges, otherwise a good copy.

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        Neues Weberbild- und Musterbuch, . zur Beförderung der edlen Leinen- und Bildweberkunst, und zum Nutzen und Vergnügen angehender Meister und Gesellen, auch anderer Liebhaber der Weberkunst, auf 74 Kupfertafeln . Fünfte Original-Ausgabe.Heilbronn, Classische Buchhandlung, 1836. Oblong folio (21 x 32 cm). With 74 numbered engraved plates showing about 300 patterns for weaving. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, tiger marbled sides.

      - WorldCat (1 copy); cf. Berlin Kat 1666-1667 (1771 & 1793 eds.); not in Lotz. Fifth edition, printed from the plates of the 1771 first edition, of an extremely rare and richly decorative weaver's sample book containing about 300 models for weaving cloth in all sorts of patterns (some wholly abstract, some with acorns, flowers, trees, etc.) and colours. The title-page indicates that it intended for master and journeyman weavers, as well as amateurs. Kirchenbaum (1725-1782) was a master weaver in Heilbronn. Some of the patterns create odd visual affects reminiscent of 1960s op-art. Others resemble patchwork quilt patterns. Since all follow the grid of the warp and woof they foreshadow today's digital art based on a grid of pixels. All editions are extremely rare. We have located only one other copy of the present edition, at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.The letterpress text provides explanations plate by plate and also includes the text of Kirchbaum's preface to the first edition of 1771 and the publisher's new preface for the present 1836 edition.With an 1839 purchase inscription. He or another early owner drew a weaving pattern on the back of one leaf in brown ink. This ink drawing has bled through, slightly affecting the pattern in plate 43. The book is otherwise in very good condition (remarkably good for this sort of practitioner's model book), with an unobtrusive water stain in many leaves and the fore-edge margin of one leaf extended. The binding is rubbed and there is a chip in the spine. A rare weaver's model book: an essential primary source for the history of weaving, cloth and folk art. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oud en nieuw Oost-Indi?n, 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-Indi?n betreft, maar ook 't voornaamste dat eenigzins tot eenige andere Europe?rs, 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 board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.

      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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        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. 2 works bound together, 1666. 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 worn at head of spine, old ink shelf number at tail of spine, upper cover slightly spotted, small 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, 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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        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 board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.

      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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        Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes, Paris, Pierre Le Petit, 1666.

      1666 - In-4º menor.- (14 h.) 323 (11) p.- Encuadernación de la época en becerro; tapas con recuadro de filetes dorados; lomo de cuatro nervios, ornado con hierros dorados.- Bisagras con ligeros desgastes.- Mínimas oxidaciones ocasionales.- Primera edición del primer volumen de esta serie completada a lo largo de veinte años. CICOGNARA 2263. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 board edges. Bound by the so-called Pentateuch Bindery, located in Amsterdam.

      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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        Ambrae historiam ad omnipotentis dei gloriam, et hominum sanitatem.

      - Wittenberg, Mevius and Schumacher, Typis Henckel, 1666. 8vo (20.3 x 16.6 cm). Title page, [vi], 76 pp., three engraved plates and one folded engraved map of the world including the "Terra Australis incognita" and a peculiar map of "Iapan Olim Chrÿse". Contemporary vellum; spine with small morocco label with author's name and abridged title. Blue-grey edges. Preserved in a 20th century green cloth box (22.3 x 18.0 x 2.3 cm) with gilt lettered morocco label.l Rare first edition of this treatise on the origins of amber and ambergris. "A book on amber, published by Justus Fidus Klobius of Wittenberg in 1666, examined eighteen opinions as to its origin and preferred the view that it was the dung of a bird native to Madagascar (illustrated in the book), the Maldives and East Indies, or possibly the excrement of a certain kind of whale" (Thorndike). Among the plates the famous and curious "shitting bird" or "Vogel mit dem Schopff. denn er setzt sich bei Nacht auf die Spitzen der hohen Klippen. was er alsdann von sich spritzt. und kömbt der Ambar von ihnen her"; a second plate shows a frog and a lizard; a third plate contains images of exotic, perhaps imaginary mammals. It also deals with the medical use of amber. Old owner's name written in ink on the title page; a few spots, but generally in very good condition. Rare. Duveen, 325; Krivatsky, 6455; Not in Nissen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Mémoires de Henry de La Tour d'Auvergne, souverain duc de Bouillon adressée à son fils le Prince de Sedan.

      à Paris, chez René Guignard, 1666, in 16, de 7ff. 359pp., pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. très lèg. usée, bon exemplaire. Edition originale de ces Mémoires composés en 1609 par le père du futur maréchal de Turenne, le récit couvre les années 1565-1586 et relate les efforts de l'incorrigible conspirateur pour évincer Henri de Navarre à la tête du parti réformé. Il est au siège de La Rochelle en 1573. Il se montra pourtant un bon administrateur de la principauté de Sedan. Henri IV a dit à son propos "Méfions-nous des brouillons et des Bouillons" ¶ Hauser sources 1463.

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        The Historie Of The World In Five Books: 1 Intreating Of The Beginning And First Ages Of The Same, From The Creation Unto Abraham. 2 Of The Times From The Birth Of Abraham To The Destruction Of The Temple Of Salomon. 3 From The Destruction Of Jerusalem, To The Time Of Philip Of Macedon. 4 From The Raigne Of Philip Of Macedon, To The Establishing Of That Kingdome In The Race Of Antigonus. 5 From The Settled Rule Of Alexanders Successors In The East, Untill The Romans (Prevailing Over All) Made Conquest Of Asia And Macedon

      Robert White, John Place & George Dawes, London 1666 - Pp. [58], 1143, [54]. 8 double-pages engraved maps & diagrams, lacks frontispiece portrait. Repair to title page, one letter of text affected. Contemporary full calf, neatly respined, but more recently damaged at the head of spine 19thC. A sound working copy containing the interesting maps and diagrams. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Religions du Monde, ou démonstration de toutes les religions & hérésies de l'Asie, Afrique, Amérique & de l'Europe, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'à présent. Traduit par Thomas La Grue. Enrichy par tout de figures en taille douce.

      A Amsterdam, chez Jean Schipper, 1666, - in-4to, 8 ff. (titre gravé + titre imprimé avec vignette sur bois + préface + table) + 400 p., illustrée avec 15 gravures à mi-page, qqs ornements gravés sur bois, nom ms. sur titre ?Libris R.P. Sapere cuider ? & Sr. Inncocent Guerig, reliure en veau d?époque, dos richement orné or, (dos remonté et professionellement restaurée). Bel exemplaire. Première édition en français. First French edition. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine (professionally restored), occasional foxing or browning). First Edition of the French Translation by Thomas La Grue of Ross?s Pansebeia (London: 1653), treating of the religious beliefs and customs practised by various nations throughout the world, including North and South America (pp. 77-89), Canada, Virginia, Florida, New Spain, Mexico, Guiana, Peru, Brazil, Hispaniola.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Alden 666/139. NCBEL I 2121. Sabin 73318. JCB III 147-48; Dorbon-Ainé, Bibl. Esoterica, n. 4233. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pascaart van Europa

      Amsterdam 1666 - Splendida nonché rara carta dell’Europa e dell’est Atlantico. Comprende la costa africana di Capo Verde e quasi tutta la Groenlandia. L’insolito orientamento colloca il nord alla destra della carta. È arricchita da linee dei sestanti, rose dei venti, stemmi araldici, navi, scale di distanza e il raffinato cartiglio con il titolo. Pieter Goos (1616-1675) era uno dei più importanti cartografi, incisori, editori e venditori di Amsterdam. La vedova proseguì la sua attività dopo la sua morte, stampando nel 1676 la Nieuwe Groote Zee-Spiegel. Incisione in rame, fine coloritura coeva, piccole macchie, in generale in ottime condizioni. Very scarce and extremely handsome sea chart of Europe and the eastern Atlantic. It includes the Africa coast to Cape Verde and nearly all of Greenland. The unusual orientation has north to the right of the chart. It is richly embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, coats of arms, sailing ships, distance scale, and a fine title cartouche. Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographer, engraver, publisher and print seller of Amsterdam. His widow continued business at her husband's death. She re-issued 'Nieuwe Groote Zee-Spiegel" in 1676. Copperplate, fine original colour, some foxing, generally in very good condition. Dimensioni 530 445mm

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        Tavola esatta dell’antico Latio e di Nova Campagna di Roma

      Roma 1666 - Carta geografica stampata a Roma da Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi e successivamente inclusa nel Mercurio Geografico della famiglia De Rossi. Innocenzo Mattei era un monaco camaldolese che fu nominato da papa Clemente X geografo pontificio. Intagliata da Giorgio Widman. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Geographiv map printed in Rome by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi and afterwards included in the Mercurio Geografico realized by the De Rossi family. Innocenzo Mattei was a amaldolite monk who was appointed Papal Geographer by Clemente X. Engraved by Giorgio Widman. Copper engraving, fine hand colour, in excellent condition. Istituto di Studi Romani, a cura di A. Frutaz, "Le Carte del Lazio", XVII.6, tav. 7; Almagià, Documenti cartografici dello Stato Pontificio p. 39. Dimensioni 520 390mm

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        Nova experimenta physico-mechanica pro demonstranda genuina causa elevationis aquae, et mercurii. Supra solitam eorum libellam in vitreis fistulis Torricellianis, à se nuper excogitate.

      Rome: Ignatius de Lazaris, 1666. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo [15.7 x 9.9 cm]. 79 pp., (1) folding engraving, with woodcut headpieces and initials, cancel slip at p. 36. Bound in contemporary Roman red morocco by Andreoli, spine and covers richly gold tooled, covers with the arms of Cardinal Giacomo Rospigliosi (1628-1684), all edges gilt. Minor rubbing and edge wear to spine and covers. Several contemporary (authorial?) manuscript corrections in the text, minor spotting and browning. Very rare first edition of Matteo Campani's (1620-1678) important treatise on barometry, here in a finely bound copy decorated with the arms of Cardinal Giacomo Rospigliosi (1628-1684). Campani examines the recent discoveries and inventions of Evangelista Torricelli (1608-47) - foregrounding his work with a discussion of the concept of the vacuum and the physical properties of mercury - and illustrates his treatise with a folding engraving depicting a dozen Toricellian tubes and related devices with which he conducted his experiments. Although mentioned as early as 1644 (in a letter to Michelangelo Ricci), a full report of Torricelli's groundbreaking experiments was not published until 1663, at which time it was printed by Carlo Dati (under the pseudonym 'Timauro Antiate') as Lettera a Filaleti. Published just three years after the Lettera, Campani's present Nova experimenta physico-mechanica is thus a vital early witness to the scientific discussion of the science of barometry at the time. "The argument on vacuum or fullness goes back to the first Greek philosophical schools. In the Middle Ages, Catholic theology replaced Aristotle's doctrine that a vacuum is a contradiction in logic by the concept that nature abhors a vacuum (horror vacui). During the Renaissance the argument between supporters of vacuum and those of fullness flared up again" (DSB, vols. 13-14, p. 438). The discovery barometry "changed the appearance of physics just as the telescope changed that of astronomy; the circulation of the blood, that of medicine; and Volta's pile, that of molecular physics" (DSB, vols. 13-14, p. 439). "Although Galileo had experimentally demonstrated the weight of atmospheric air in 1613, he failed to realize that suction phenomena were linked to the weight of air, instead explaining the fact that water will not rise more than nine meters in a suction pump by his hypothesis of the 'force of vacuum.' Using a barometer, Galileo's pupil Torricelli used mercury as his experimental liquid, reasoning that since mercury was fourteen times denser than water, the pressure of the atmosphere should produce a column one-fourteenth as high . He asked his associate Viviani to construct a long glass tube capable of supporting the weight of mercury, and Viviani was the first to perform the experiment, which confirmed Torricelli's predictions" (Norman, vol. 2, p. 761). The present volume's printed dedication is to Pope Alexander VII, who in 1667 (just after the treatise's publication) was succeeded by Clement IX (Giulio Rospigliosi), uncle of the Giacomo Rospigliosi whose arms decorate the present copy. Matteo Campani was well known for his work on horology and optics, having manufactured the lenses with which Cassini discovered two of Saturn's satellites (see Tiraboschi). Matteo Campani's brother Giuseppe was a noted astronomer and telescope and microscope maker. Matteo is sometimes credited with the invention of the magic lantern, while the two brothers are known to have invented a silent night clock presented to Pope Alexander VII in 1656. OCLC locates only 1 U.S. copy of this work: University of Oklahoma. * Riccardi 218.1; D. H. Hook and J. M. Norman, Norman Library of Science and Medicine; G. Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana ., vol. 7, part 1, pp. 263-5.

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        Prospectus Castri e Pontis S. Angeli

      Roma 1666 - Acquaforte, 1666, firmata e datata in lastra in basso a sinistra. Esemplare del rarissimo primo stato di due, avanti i ritocchi a bulino. Magnifica prova, stampata su carta vergata coeva e rifilata al rame tracce di piega centrale verticale, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Cruyl inizia a disegnare ed incidere vedute nel momento in cui si trasferisce a Roma, intorno al 1664. Le prime opere furono i ventuno disegni, un tempo conservati all’Albertina di Vienna ed oggi divisi tra Cleveland Museum e Rijksmuseum. I disegni risultano, per finalità incisorie, in controparte rispetto ai luoghi rappresentati. Solo dieci di questi soggetti furono incisi dal Cruyl e pubblicati per la prima volta nel 1666 da Giovan Battista de Rossi in un volume dedicato a papa Alessandro VII, dal titolo Prospectus loco rum Urbis Romae Insignis, opera che in seguito fu ristampata da Matteo Gregorio de Rossi nel 1692/98. Cruyl caratterizza ogni sua veduta con l’inserimento di figure perfettamente aderenti al contesto urbano e, allo stesso tempo, descrive e definisce monumenti esistenti nella città di papa Chigi. Per raggiungere il suo obbiettivo l’artista non esita ad alterare la realtà prospettica ne a modificare lo spazio urbano. Rarissima. Bibliografia: B. Jatta, Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica, pp.53/9, 11. Dimensioni 483x400. Etching, 1666, signed and dated on lower left plate. Example in the very rare first state of two, before the engraving adjustments. Magnificent work, printed on contemporary laid paper trimmed to platemark, sings of central paper fold, otherwise in excellent condition. Cruyl started drawing and carving landscapes around 1664, when he moved to Rome. His first works were twenty-one drawings which were once kept at the Albertina in Vienna and are nowadays divided between the Cleveland Museum and Rijksmuseum. Since they were meant to be used for the engravings, the drawings are the counterpart of the depicted subjects. Only ten of these subjects have been carved by Cruyl and published for the first time in 1666 by Giovan Battista de Rossi in a volume dedicated to Pope Alessandro VII, called Prospectus loco rum Urbis Romae Insignis, afterwards reissued by Matteo Gregorio de Rossi in 1692/98. Cruyl characterized every view by including figures that stick perfectly with the urban context and, at the same time, describes and defines the city monuments of the Chigi period. To reach his aim, he did not hesitate to alter the real perspective or to change the appearance of the city. Very rare. Bibliografia: B. Jatta, Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica, pp.53/9, 11. Dimensioni 483x400. B. Jatta, Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica, pp.53/9, 11. Dimensioni 483x400. Dimensioni [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Maximi Totius Europae Fluminis Danubii Cursus Per Germaniam Hungariamque Nova Delineatio. - Amstelodami, Sumpt. Ioannis Ianßonii.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Atlas Contractus b. Janssonius Erben, 1666, 45 x 51,5 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 1110.1A.2.1.407. - Zeigt den Donaulauf von der Quelle bis zur Mündung in 2 Teilen übereinander. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - In der Blattmitte Kartusche mit Maßstab. - Die Karte nur in drei Ausgaben erschienen! - Erstmalig in diesem Atlas!

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        Nova Totivs Evropae Tabvla

      Roma 1666 - A partire dalla fine del XVI secolo iniziò un significativo scambio di materiale cartografico tra l’Olanda e l’Italia, in particolare tra Amsterdam, Roma e Venezia. Le carte murali dei continenti del Blaeu, datate circa 1608, furono ristampate con alcune varianti da Stefano Scolari a Venezia, da Pietro Todeschi e Giuseppe Longhi a Bologna e da Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi a Roma. La grande carta dell’Europa in 4 fogli pubblicata dalla tipografia De Rossi, risponde alla crescente domanda dei cittadini romani di decorare le mura delle lora casa con grandi mappe e vedute. Lo dimostra il fatto che, nel 1665, Papa Alessandro VII commissionò alla tipografia di decorare con carte geografiche la residenza estiva di Castel Gandolfo: ben 176 tra carte e vedute, finemente colorate a mano e applicate su tela. Nella lista delle decorazioni risultano inserite le quattro grandi carte dei continenti "stampate da Blaeu in Amsterdam". Si può quindi presumere che De Rossi acquistò le carte direttamente dal Catalogus librorum et tabularum , catalogo di vendita redatto da Johannes Blaeu, Amsterdam 1661. Probabile che una volta acquisite le carte il De Rossi, vista la grande richiesta del mercato, decise di imitarle e inserirle nel suo catalogo di vendita. Due stati di queste carte sono conosciuti; uno datato 1666, il secondo 1686. Il primo stato del 1666 è solo recentemente stato scoperto, in un unico set, conservato nella cattedrale di Orvieto. Il nostro esemplare reca nel cartiglio la data 1686, con evidenti segni di correzione di lastra. La carta è arricchita sulla sinistra da un decorativo mappamondo incluso in un bellissimo cartiglio, mentre rose dei venti, rotte navali, vascelli e mostri marini la rendono estremamente affascinante e decorativa. Incisione in rame, estensivo restauro ricostruttivo nella parte estrema superiore perfettamente eseguito, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Della massima rarità. Bibliografia: Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, p. 199-207, 3a; Moreland-Bannister pp. 106/108. Dimensioni 1110x830. Starting from the end of the XVI century, a great cartographic exchange has been registered between Holland and Italy, especially between Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. Blaeu’s wall maps of the continents, 1608 circa, were reissued with minor changes by Stefano Scolari in Venice, by Pietro Todeschi and Giuseppe Longhi in Bologna and by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi in Rome. All those wall maps are extremely rare nowadays and there are but a few examples in good condition. The graet map of Europe in four sheets has been published by De Rossi in response to the growing demand of the Romans who tended to decorate their houses with great wall maps and views. As a matter of fact, Pope Alexander VII, in 1665, commissioned typography the decoration of his house in Castel Gandolfo with 176 great prints, finely hand coloured and laid on canvases. Among the most requested works there are the four maps of the continents "printed by Blaeu in Amserdam". We can therefore state that De Rossi acquired them directly from the Catalogus librorum et tabularum , the catalogue issued by Johannes Blaeu, Amsterdam 1661. Once he had bought them, and due to the great demand, De Rossi decided to add the maps to his own catalogue and copy them. The first state of these maps (1666) has been recently discovered in one set, kept in the cathedral of Orvieto. This example, from the second state, bears the date in the cartouche (1686), with clear signs of corrections on the pate. The maps has been decorated with a globe, a compass rose, sea routes, ships and sea monsters. Copper engraving, reconstructive repair on upper part, otherwise in very good condition. Extremely rare. Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, p. 199-207, 3a; Moreland-Bannister pp. 106/108. Dimensioni 1110x830 Dimensioni 1110 830mm

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        L'Egypte de Murtadi, fils du Gaphiphe: ou il est traite des Pyramides, du debordement du Nil, & des autres merveilles de cette Province, selon les opinions & traditions des Arabes. De la traduction de M. Pierre Vattier . Sur un Manuscript Arabe tire de la Bibliotheque du feu Monseigneur le Cardinal Mazarin

      Paris Louis Billaine 1666 - A scarce variant imprint "Chez Louys Billaine, au second Pillier de la grande Salle du Palais, a la Palme, & au grand Cesar". Other copies recorded have the imprint "chez Thomas Ioly Libraire Iuré, au Palais en la Salle des Merciers, au coin de la Galerie des Prisonniers, à la Palme, & aux Armes d'Hollande". We can not ascertain which was the first issue. Brunet 28352 A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments. Spine lightly rubbed, minor wear to foot.

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        The Historie of the World, in Five Books, The First, Intreating of the Beginning and First Ages of the Same, from the Creation unto Abraham. The Second, of the times from the Birth of Abraham to the Destruction of the Temple of Salomon. The Third, from the Destruction of Jerusalem to the time of Philip of Macedon. The Fourth, from the Reign of Philip of Macedon, to the establishing of that Kingdom in the Race of Antigonus. The Fifth, from the settled rule of Alexanders Successors in the East, until the Romans (prevailing over all) made conquest of Asia and Macedon

      London: Robert White, John Place, and George Dawes, 1666. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 1666. Later printing, reprint of original 1614 edition- included in Carter's "Printing and the Mind of Man". Hardcover, folio. in original full leather boards with later calf spine. 1143pp. complete with all contents called for, including 8 maps and rad frontis portrait of Raleigh. Very good. Mottling, discoloration to rear board. Damp stain to margin of first 60pp. Mottling and staining to rear endpapers. Internally complete with clean plates, in a sound binding. This copy considered for purchase (and handled) by the great astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson at our most recent book fair. Digital images available upon request.

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        Villa Pamphilia eiusque palatium, cum suis prospectibus, statuae, fontes, vivaria, theatra, areolae, plantarum, viarumque ordines, cum eiusdem villae absoluta Delineatione

      Roma, Italia: Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi [Io. Iocabi de Rubeis] No date. Likely a first edition from around the time of the death of Camillo Pamphili in 1666, but possibly dating from the 1670s. Approximately 16.25 x 11.5 inches. Bound in later, 18th century [?] brown quarter calf, with somewhat faded gilt-stamped lettering and decorative devices to the spine, and with complementary marbled paper hardboards in tones of dark and light greens. Spine and boards much rubbed. Large losses at board corners. Hinges still strong and text block firmly bound in. With illustrated half title page, portrait page of "Camillus Pamphilius," and 60 full-page copper plates by Dominique Barrière, including 41 statues and 19 busts from the buildings and gardens of the Villa Pamphili. The complete edition believed issued with 84 engraved plates. The present copy lacking full title page, two-page dedication, 9 plates of statues, and 3 of busts, and also lacking plan/landscape views [as many as 10?] by Giovanni Battista Falda. Rag content, hand-made pages. Pages on the whole quite sturdy though thickness varies from page to page. Half title page with copper engraved title vignette, with the Pamphili coat of arms. Portrait of Camillus Pamphilius, signed: "Gio. Batista Gaulus Genouen pinx. (may be Giovanni Battista Gaulli also known as Baciccio, or Baciccia), L. Visscher Sculp." The 2nd statue plate, Venus Marina Genetrix Alma, charmingly hand-colored. Iulia Augusta plate with tidewater mark at upper margin. Apollo plate with tidewater mark at upper margin and into plate. Occasional light to moderate foxing and/or soiling to plates, mostly restricted to the margins. Quite a few plates impressively clean and free of significant demerits. Pastedowns and opposite FEPs very age-toned. First several pages dog-earred at top and bottom corners, last several at bottom corners. A Very Good Minus copy in a Fair Only binding. Rare in any condition. According to Dumbarton Oaks: "The Pamphili were a Roman dynasty. Giovanni Battista Pamphili [1574-1655] became Pope Innocent X in 1644. His nephew, Camillo Pamphili [1622-1666], was a Cardinal." Christie's comments: "The Villa Pamphili was the last and most magnificent of the Roman villas built in the 16th- and 17th- centuries: the construction of the villa, under the architect G.F. Grimaldi and the sculptor Algardi, lasted from 1644 to 1648, and the gardens were laid out in 1650. The house included some of the finest stucco work of the 17th century, and a main feature of the gardens was the collection of Roman and Greek statuary, displayed in niches in the facade of the villa and in the grounds. Shortly after this collection was installed, Pamphili commissioned Barrière -- one of the pre-eminent architectural draughtsmen in Rome in the 1640 and 1650s - to create copper plates (some of which survive) showing views of the Villa and a number of the statues; this commission was probably executed by Barrière (together with Carlo Orlandi, thought to be an assistant or student) between 1652 and 1657, when payments to them are recorded. After Camillo Pamphili's death in 1666, the plates were inherited by his son Giambattista, who presumably arranged the publication of Villa Pamphilia by de Rossi." Wikipedia states: "Barrière was born at Marseilles in about 1622. He spent most of his career in Rome, where he engraved a considerable number of plates, after Claude and other landscape painters, as well as other subjects. They are neatly etched in the manner of Stefano della Bella. He died in Rome in 1678." Grazie tanto a Furlanetto Stampe Antiche per il seguenti: [Abbiamo] il piacere di proporre la vendita di alcune stampe antiche di statue di Villa Pamphili, una prestigiosa villa romana, tratte da un'opera dedicata all'edificio e al suo parco. L'imponente costruzione principale fu edificata in pochi anni per onorare l'ascesa al Soglio Pontificio di Innocenzo X, al secolo Giovanni Battista Pamphili. Fu suo nipote ad ordinare l'arricchimento della villa barocca e del suo giardino attraverso una serie di migliorie tra cui la disposizione della collezione di statue antiche nel parco, tra le sale del palazzo e nelle nicchie della facciata. Come sovente capitava nelle migliori famiglie, come estrema esaltazione tra i vivi e per i posteri, si diede l'incarico a uno tra i migliori architetti romani di origine francese, Dominique Barrière, di eseguire alcuni disegni da cui poi trarre le incisioni da raccogliere in un volume commemorativo. Il Barrière vi lavorò per cinque anni tra il 1652 e il 1657, ma sarà dopo la dipartita del nipote di Innocenzo X nel 1666 che il volume in folio vedrà la luce, composto da 82 incisioni di cui 10 tra vedute della villa e fontane opera del bravissimo Giovanni Battista Falda e tutte le altre illustranti le numerose statue che indubbiamente caratterizzavano soprattutto il giardino.. Presumed First Edition. Quarter-leather. Very Good Minus. Illus. by Barrière, Dominique [Dominicus]. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Americas, Caribbean sea chart - Theunis Jacobsz Lootsman, 1666.

      SEA CHART OF THE CARIBBEAN"Pascaert van de Carybes, Nieu Nederlandt, Brazil, de Flaemsche en Soute Eylanden ende landen daer omtrent gelegen." Copper engraving published by Theunis Jacobsz Lootsman in Amsterdam 1666.This progenitor chart covers the American shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The objective of the map was to present in atlas form the most desirable information from the "West Indische Paskaert" maps of Willem Blaeu. These charts had previously been sold as loose sheets. To accomplish this, Theunis Jacobsz concentrated on the waters between the Cape Verde islands and Azores, and removed the Gulf of Mexico.New Amsterdam is identified on the map as "Amsterdam". The map is decorated with the family emblem of a sailor holding a lead and line, and the official coat of arms of the Dutch West India Company. This chart was copied by Colom, Doncker, Goos, De Wit and others.Literature: Koeman IV, p. 223-226, Jac 1; Burden 298Price: ?1.350,- (excl VAT/BTW).

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        The Poems of Horace, Consisting of Odes, Satyres, and Epistles, Rendred in English Verse By Several Persons.

      London: E. Cotes for Henry Brome at the Gun in Ivy-lane 1666 - 8vo. [30], 400 p., [2] leaves of plates : ports. Professionally restored in leather with original contemporary leather covers and spine. Tight binding and good cover. Minimal wear. Clean, unmarked pages with toning. Missing frontispiece. Please feel free to view our photographs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MIrabILIs DeUs in SanCtIs SUIs Ps. 67, Mechlinia illustrata luce miraculorum S. Francisco Xaverii orbis utriusque solis ac thaumaturgi chronicis distichis evulgata anno MDCLXVI.

      Mecheln, Lints, () 1666 - Klein-4°. 4 nn. Bl., 121 S., 7 nn. Bl., mit 2 (1 heraldischen) Kupferstichen. Neuer Pappband. Erste und einzige Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Textseiten jeweils in Form eines Chronogramms und auf dem gegenüberliegenden Blatt normal gesetzt. - Der Jesuitenpater Grumsel (1613-1678) hat laut Sommervogel noch 2 weitere ebenfalls ausgesprochen seltene Titel mit Chronogrammen veröffentlicht. - Die Kupfer zeigen einen Reliquienschrein für Franz Xaver in Mecheln sowie vermutlich das Wappen von Andreas Cruesen, der von 1657-1666 Erzbischof in Mecheln war. - Wappenkupfer schief eingebunden, dadurch etwas beschnitten, alter Besitzeintrag auf Titel, Ex-Libris auf Innendeckel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architectura civilis, oder Beschreibung und Vorreissung vieler vornehmer Dachwerck, als hoher Helmen, Creutzdächer, Wiederkehrungen, Welscher Hauben, auch Kelter, Fallbrücken: Item allerley Pressen, Schnecken oder Windelstiegen...

      Architectura civilis, oder, Beschreibung und Vorreissung vieler vornehmer Dachwerck, als hoher Helmen, Creutzdaecher, Wiederkehrungen, welscher Hauben, auch Kelter, Fallbruecken : item allerley Pressen, Schnecken oder Windelstiegen und andern dergleichen mechanischen Fabrichen / alles mit hoechstem Fleiss zusammen getragen, und der lieben Jugend, sonderlich aber allen Kunstliebhabern der Architectur zu Nutz und Dienst an Tag gegeben, von Johann Wilhelm Ohne Angabe Jahr, aber nicht vor 1666, Paul Fürst starb 1666, Witwe und Erben druckten bis 1704. Eine von zwei undatierten Fürst-Ausgaben, vgl. Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 2177. Vorher waren drei Ausgaben des 1. Teils in Frankfurt erschienen. Wilhelm Johann war ein sehr bekannter und geachteter Baumeister seiner Zeit. Die Kupfer zeigen u.a. Holzkonstruktionen von Dachstühlen, Kräne, Zugmaschinen, Wein- u. Druckerpressen, etc. Teil 1 enthält 44 Tafel, Teil 2 hat 30 Tafeln. Erste 2 Blatt kleine Beschädigungen unten rechts durchs umblättern, Seiten Fingerfleckig und teils gebräunt, wenige alte Restaurationsspuren. Buchrücken oben etwas vom Pergament abgeplatzt. Deutschland kostenloser Versand DHL

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