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        Histoires facetieuses et moralles, assemblées et mises au jour par J. N. D. P., [...]

      Stories and facetious moralles, assembled and brought to light by JNDP with some tragic stories. Second edition, more enhanced by the author. Rare, is not found prior to publishing it to the BN of France or the British Library. vignette on title. Pages with red and black titles. On page 201 is a new page title "tragic stories of our time to Holland paper. By JNDP Third Edition. Leiden, ditto, 1669. "Half red calf wide corners early twentieth century. smooth back, as in long, double-net head and tail of spine. Date tail, double-net Cold boards. Nice copy. The book consists of 126 short stories, most pleasant and comical, often affecting the manners and gallantry. The second part contains 28 stories being passed in Holland paper with more creepy tales (stories of crimes, beheadings, thieves, dramas?). The stories are in a style reminiscent used by historians of the seventeenth, otherwise all stories are satire or criticism mores of the time (often ending with a moral short), and in this they are quite valuable for the information they provide countless life, morals and manners in the seventeenth and especially in Holland paper (but we see scroll across Europe). The first edition was given to the same address in 1663 III. Barbier, 844. Brunet III, 213. Parival (1605-1669), French author and professor at the University of Leiden gave further Delights of Holland paper and Stories from the miseries of that time. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Salomon Vaguenaer Leiden 1669 in-12 (131 x 74 mm) de (12) 312pp. (11) . relié

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        La morale pratique des Jesuites. Representée en plusieurs histoires arrivées dans toutes les parties du monde

      Original edition. Printing presses of lowercase Elzevier. Copy set.Bound in red full morocco period said with Threshold. Back with nerves decorated with the grotesque. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Dishes decorated with a triple net coaching repeated with the jewels in the spandrels. Gilt edges. Jaws slightly rubbed, but very nice copy, very rare in this exceptional condition in period morocco with Threshold.A later edition includes 8 volumes, one he has other Deputy volumes on the Jesuit missions abroad, particularly in China and India, but the original edition is published in a single volume, and its text does not contain not on. Violent pamphlet directed against the Jesuits, seeking by all rhetorical and historical ways to lower the value and role of the famous congregation. The order of the story is so completely revised in order to convince the Jesuits are the enemies of Christ and the holy religion, and their long history is only a result of intrigues and takeovers . Some chapters describe the order of actions in Japan and other foreign countries where the Jesuits set up missions.Bookplates Henri Ploughman. Chez Gervinus Quentel [Elzevier] A Cologne [Amsterdam] 1669 in-16 (7,5x13,6cm) (20) 44, 287pp. relié

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        Nova experimenta physico-mechanica de vi aeris elastica & ejusdem effectibus, facta maximam partem in nova machina pneumatica. [with:] Defensio doctrinae de elatere & gravitate aeris.

      Rotterdam: Arnoldi Leers, 1669. An early Latin edition of the 'New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, Touching the Spring of the Air' - Boyle's first scientific work in which he first formulated the famous law for gases named after him. ?Fulton 22; ref. PMM 143; Dibner 142; Fulton 14; Norman 300 (the last four referring to the second edition from 1662 which contains the first announcement of Boyle's Law). 12mo (128 x 76 mm), pp [24] 351 [9]; [30] 176 [9] (pp 265-312 of the first work bound in between pp 18 & 19 of the second work, complete with engraved additional title and two engraved foldingplates, the second with a 4 cm closed tear), fine and clean throughout, contemporary calf, gilt spine, a fine copy.

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        DESCRIPTION ANATOMIQUE D'UN CAMELEON, d'un Castor, d'un Dromadaire, d'un Ours, et d'une Gazelle.

      Paris, Chez Frederic Leonard, 1669. FIRST EDITION 1669, French text, ex library copy ( Birmingham Medical Institute) with small pale ink stamp to title page and following page and folding plates, mostly in the margins, not affecting images. 4to, approximately 250 x 190 mm, 9¾ x 7½ inches, woodcut vignette on title page, 5 folding engraved plates, pages: 1-120, attractively rebound in modern full calf, contrasting gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers. 4 plates have small repairs to the blank side and 1 plate has a closed tear which runs into the image, repaired on blank side, no loss of image, title page and text dusty with pale age-browning, a few margins slightly dusty, several tiny nicks to edges of pages, title page has tips of both corners missing, 3 other corner tips missing, apart from the small ink stamps, no other library markings, a good copy. See: The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, Part vi, 2455; Peter Krivatsy, A Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 895. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Historia Insectorum Generalis; ofte, Algemeene Verhandeling van de Bloedloose Dierkens.

      Utrecht: Meinardus van Dreunen, 1669. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 2 parts in one volume. 4to (200 x 153 mm). [28], 168; 48 pp., 13 engraved plates; 1 folding letterpress table. Contemporary full vellum, spine lettered in ink (covers soiled, upper corners bumped), blue-sprinkled edges. Very light browning and occasional spotting to text, plates browned stronger as usual due to different type of paper used. Bookplate pasted over old stamp in blank area on title verso. Handsome, unstained copy with ample margins. ----Hagen 2:208; Krivatsy 11599; Nissen ZBI 4052. RARE FIRST EDITION. Swammerdam's present work, which reached part 1 only, and a monograph on the mayfly are the only entomological works published by in his lifetime. However, as DSB explains, "Swammerdam's thesis about insects was fundamentally new and significant . The 1669 Historia was devoted to the overthrow of the idea of metamorphosis . The idea of metamorphosis, which Swammerdam was so determined to refute, was that of a sudden and total change from one kind of creature to another, comparable to the alchemical transmutation of a base metal into gold." Swammerdam's main claim, anti-Aristotelian in nature was that "insects are no less perfect than higher animals, and are not really different in the their modes of development." Near Fine.

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        DESCRIPTION ANATOMIQUE D'UN CAMELEON, d?un Castor, d?un Dromadaire, d?un Ours, et d?une Gazelle

      Paris, Chez Frederic Leonard, 1669.. FIRST EDITION 1669, French text, ex library copy ( Birmingham Medical Institute) with small pale ink stamp to title page and following page and folding plates, mostly in the margins, not affecting images. 4to, approximately 250 x 190 mm, 9¾ x 7½ inches, woodcut vignette on title page, 5 folding engraved plates, pages: 1-120, attractively rebound in modern full calf, contrasting gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers. 4 plates have small repairs to the blank side and 1 plate has a closed tear which runs into the image, repaired on blank side, no loss of image, title page and text dusty with pale age-browning, a few margins slightly dusty, several tiny nicks to edges of pages, title page has tips of both corners missing, 3 other corner tips missing, apart from the small ink stamps, no other library markings, a good copy. See: The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, Part vi, 2455; Peter Krivatsy, A Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 895. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        DESCRIPTION ANATOMIQUE D'UN CAMELEON, d’un Castor, d’un Dromadaire, d’un Ours, et d’une Gazelle.

      Paris Chez Frederic Leonard 1669 - FIRST EDITION 1669, French text, ex library copy ( Birmingham Medical Institute) with small pale ink stamp to title page and following page and folding plates, mostly in the margins, not affecting images. 4to, approximately 250 x 190 mm, 9¾ x 7½ inches, woodcut vignette on title page, 5 folding engraved plates, pages: 1-120, attractively rebound in modern full calf, contrasting gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers. 4 plates have small repairs to the blank side and 1 plate has a closed tear which runs into the image, repaired on blank side, no loss of image, title page and text dusty with pale age-browning, a few margins slightly dusty, several tiny nicks to edges of pages, title page has tips of both corners missing, 3 other corner tips missing, apart from the small ink stamps, no other library markings, a good copy. See: The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, Part vi, 2455; Peter Krivatsy, A Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 895. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Continuation of New Experiments Physico-Mechanical, Touching the Spring and Weight of the air, and their Effects. The I. Part. Written by way of letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Clifford and Dungarvan. Whereto is annext a short Discourse Of the Atmospheres of Consistent Bodies.

      Oxford: Printed by Herny Hall for Richard Davis, 1669. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (198x156 mm). [22], 198, [12], including leaf with longitudinal title and 8 engraved plates bound at the end. Modern panelled calf, spine with 5 raised bands blindstamped in compartments and with two red morocco labels lettered in gilt. Internally only very little age toned. One plate partly shaved at lower margin due to offsetting (first four plates just touching platemarks). A fine, crisp and unmarked copy. ----Wing B 3934; Fulton 16; NLM/Krivatsy 1662; Wellcome II, 220. RARE FIRST EDITION of the first continuation. The plates show the single barrelled air-pump devised by Boyle and Hooke. Plate V, fig. I, shows the experiment in which Boyle sucked water up with his pump to the top of the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. Near Fine.

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        Astronomia Britannica: in qua per novam concinnioremq[ue] methodum hi quinq[ue] tractatus traduntur. I. Logistica astronomia . . . II. Trigonometria . . . III. Doctrina sphaerica . . . IV. Theoria planetarum... V. Tabulae novae astronomicae... cui accessit Observationum astronomicarum synopsis compendiaria... additur Postscriptum de refractione.

      London: John Macock for George Sawbridge, 1669. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (315x200 mm). [20], [2] 3-244, [2]; 192, [2], 193-366, [2], 367-369 [1] pp., including engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, woodcut diagrams, engraved illustration and the blank 3A4. Contemporary panelled calf (extremities worn, spine ends damaged, joints cracked at top and bottom, boards rubbed, corners bumped), gilt morocco spine label, red-sprinkled edges. Some faint dampstaining in upper inner corners at beginning and end, very little occasional spotting and marginal finger- and dust soiling, few scattered rust holes generally not impairing legibility. Provenance: John Reynolds, student of medicine, astronomy, and astrology (early ownership inscription); 19th-century Jesuit stamps (Acole Sainte-Genevieve, Paris, and Maison Saint-Louis, Jersey) on portrait verso and title; the library of the Swiss-American physicist Martin C. Gutzwiller. A fine, clean copy with ample margins. Complete. ----DSB XIV, p.446; Houzeau & Lancaster 9232; Wing W2986. - First edition. "Like many astronomers in the second half of the seventeenth century, Wing, following Boulliau and Seth Ward, opted for an 'empty-focus' variant of Kepler's second law, holding that a planet moving in an elliptical orbit describes equal angles in equal times about the focus not occupied by the sun. In works published in 1651 and 1656 Wing, adopting Boulliau's method, had his elliptical orbits, including that of the moon, generated in purely geometrical fashion by circles and epicycles.In his posthumously published Astronomia Britannica, however, he discarded the epicycles in favour of a refined version of the theory proposed by Ward in the latter's Astronomia geometrica (1656), in which the elliptical orbits were assumed to be physically generated. Wing's celestial mechanics contained a mixture of Cartesian and Keplerian components, with a rotating sun and celestial vortex pushing the planets around in their orbits" (DSB XIV, p.446). Very Good.

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        Francisci Censalii [ .] Observationes singulares cum additionibus ad tractatum de fidei-commissis Marci Antonii Peregreni [ .] Cura, et diligentia V.J.D.D. Josephi Censali [ .] Contains: Francisci Marzarii Vincentini juris-consulti celeberrimi ac summi practici tractatus aureus, de fidei commissariae materias ; Marci Antonii Peregrini Tractatus varii, selecti, practici, omnibus absoluti numeris, & ut usu frequentes, sic utilitate referti, in sex dispertiti libros quorum [ .]

      Francofurti ; Norimbergae : apud Joh. Andream Endterum : & Wolffgangi Junioris haeredes 1669 - 3 part. 1 vol. [8], 356 pp., [16]; [2], 42 pp., [2]; [1], 246 pp., [30], 2°, Contemporary whole-vellum with engraved title-vignette & vignetts in the text. Handwritten name of the book on the spine partly covered; owners-Exlibris on title-page covered partly, too. Binding and whole volume in a very nice condition. Book Language/s: la

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        Les tragedies et comedies de T. Corneille

      chez Guillaume de Luyne. The first three volumes of the collected edition appeared for the first time in 1662, volume IV, published in 1673, contains only pieces of first edition, namely: Laodice, Baron d'Albikrack, Hannibal Death , Countess of pride, Ariane, Teodate. The fifth volume contains original Death of Achilles, Circe, The unknown, The Earl of Essex. The first three volumes each have a title and frontispiece continuous pagination, the other two volumes are separate pagination, pages with specific titles in each room. Each volume focuses on its title page of Part I to V. Calf Full time, back with ornate nerves. Binding Uniform 5 volumes. Upper cover of Volume 3 threadbare, and part of the cover of Volume 3 missing bottom cover of Volume 4 threadbare. Hitch with the lack joints Volume 5 Despite the shortcomings reported., The set is a nice set. "Thomas Corneille left forty-two dramatic works and obtained great success in the theater: the most famous, Ariane, the Earl of Essex, tragedies, the Festin de Pierre, verse comedy by Molière. Palissot later reproached him his "romantic intrigues" and La Harpe "flaccid versification and incorrect," Boileau said that he was "a cadet of Normandy." Voltaire said that, apart from Racine "it was the only time that was worthy of being the first under his brother." Voltaire said elsewhere that it was a "man who has a great reputation if he had not had a brother." Thomas Corneille, good grammarian, worked at the dictionary, a dictionary of words made arts and sciences in two volumes, a geographical and historical universal dictionary in three volumes in 1687, he published with notes of him a new edition of Notes Vaugelas, he also did some translations. He belonged to the party of modern fought La Bruyere, Fontenelle received, took a prominent part in the Furetière case. It was the Academy of Inscriptions. He died blind, Dec. 8, 1709. "Biography of the French Academy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Guillaume de Luyne à Paris 1669, 1673, 1680 in-12 (15,5x8,5cm) (2) 592pp. (4), 544pp. (4), 584pp. (4), 74, 113, 86, 120, 76, 77pp., 72, 106, 136, 112, 75pp. 5 tomes reliés

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        Apologie des grands hommes accusez de magie

      chez Jacques Cotin. First Edition, another edition was published on the same date in Besongné. Relatively rare but famous book. Full contemporary calf, spine tooled raised. Rubbed together. The top cap is missing at 2/3, a corner door no longer leather part borders leather lacks some gaps at the location of nerves. Gabriel Naudé (1600-1653) was born in Paris. He was a doctor but rather a philosopher because he had also studied literature and philosophy, all his books is the only apology that we remained. He was successively attached to Cardinal Barberini, Cardinal Mazarin (he who will collect the books from the library of Mazarin), Cardinal Richelieu and the Queen Christine, librarian also, apart from the famous' Advis for establish a library. This is an heir of humanism which advocates a return to a strict rationalism, this book is the application, autograph dedication of the author it must exercise judgment and examine the causes and effects before condemning. Many valuable information found on the accusations and practices of many men, Gallien, Raymond Lully, Albertus Magnus, Thomas Aquinas, along with a defense of the charges that were brought against these men, Naudé dismantles beliefs about demons, the philosopher's stone and what they cover. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Jacques Cotin à Paris 1669 in-12 (14,4x8,5cm) (24) 502pp. relié

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        De rampspoedige scheepvaart der Franschen naar Oostindien. Onder't beleit van de Heer Generaal Augustyn van Beaulieu, met drie Schepen, uit Normandyen.

      Amsterdam: Jan Rieuwertsz and Pieter Arentsz, 1669. Quarto, with eight engraved plates; bound in later period-style full calf, spine gilt with raised bands, ex libris of Saint Charles de Bourbon seminary on title;. First Dutch edition, and rare. This is the only separate appearance and the only illustrated edition of Beaulieu's account of his travels for the fledgling French "Compagnie des Indes Orientales".Beaulieu was a French navigator and coloniser who was appointed in 1619 to command the so-called "Fleet of Montmorency". The three ships sailed to Madagascar and Banda Atjeh via the Cape of Good Hope, but the voyage was not entirely a success, with two of the ships captured by the Dutch, keen to preserve the rights of the VOC. Undaunted, Beaulieu still petitioned for Madagascar to become a roadhouse for voyages to the East Indies, but Richelieu prevaricated, fearing provoking the Dutch. Despite Beaulieu's repeated encouragement, over the following decades Madagascar saw only desultory settlement, much of it from privateers. It was only in 1665 - a few years before the publication of this account - that the first voyage of the Compagnie des Indes Orientales carried settlers to the island; suffering under impossibly harsh conditions, the settlement petered out soon after.These French incursions were not particularly liked by the Dutch, and so it is perhaps not surprising that this Dutch translation focuses on the mishaps and disasters that plagued Beaulieu's voyage (hence rampspoedige, or "catastrophic", in the title). Designed for the Dutch popular market, it was published by the Amsterdam publishers Jan Rieuwertsz and Pieter Arentsz, who produced numerous VOC publications and other voyage accounts. As is often the case with Dutch editions of the seventeenth century, this is a beautifully illustrated book (at a time when most works in English and French often presented rather bare text). Three of the plates are wonderful depictions of ships in distress at sea, including an extraordinary image of a French ship on fire at night. Perhaps the most striking plate, however, is the scene as the French vessels first arrive in the Bay of St Augustin, showing the mariners hastening ashore to trade beads for livestock.This is the best early edition of Beaulieu's voyage, only preceded by the chapter in the second volume of Thévenot's Relation de divers voyages curieux (1664). The only earlier account of the voyage of the Fleet of Montmorency appears to be the impossibly rare Voyage faict aux Indes Orientalles by Jean Le Telier, one of Beaulieu's fellow captains.As a manuscript note and library stamp on the title-page attests, the book was donated to the library of the St Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia by one Dr Gilbert in 1876. A few scattered wormholes, some plates closely cropped (loss of number on plate facing p. 121), but a very handsome copy.

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        La morale pratique des Jesuites. Representée en plusieurs histoires arrivées dans toutes les parties du monde

      Chez Gervinus Quentel [Elzevier]. Original edition. Printing presses of lowercase Elzevier. Copy set.Bound in red full morocco period said with Threshold. Back with nerves decorated with the grotesque. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Dishes decorated with a triple net coaching repeated with the jewels in the spandrels. Gilt edges. Jaws slightly rubbed, but very nice copy, very rare in this exceptional condition in period morocco with Threshold.A later edition includes 8 volumes, one he has other Deputy volumes on the Jesuit missions abroad, particularly in China and India, but the original edition is published in a single volume, and its text does not contain not on. Violent pamphlet directed against the Jesuits, seeking by all rhetorical and historical ways to lower the value and role of the famous congregation. The order of the story is so completely revised in order to convince the Jesuits are the enemies of Christ and the holy religion, and their long history is only a result of intrigues and takeovers . Some chapters describe the order of actions in Japan and other foreign countries where the Jesuits set up missions.Bookplates Henri Ploughman. Chez Gervinus Quentel [Elzevier] A Cologne [Amsterdam] 1669 in-16 (7,5x13,6cm) (20) 44, 287pp. relié

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        Iatrosophiae miscellanea sive Sapientia medica [avec] Noctes medicae sive De abusu medicinae tractatus [avec] Ioannis Freitagii medicinae doctoris et illustrium aularum...

      Per Nicolaum Wagenmann. Second edition, first format in-4, the original edition (8vo) having appeared in Padua in 1641. Per Nicolaum Wagenmann Typis Monasterij Einsidlensis 1669 et 1616 pour les deux textes suivants in-4 (15x20cm) (1f. tit.) (7p.) (7p. index) 361pp. (17p. index) ; 464pp. trois parties reliées en un volume

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        Anales de la Corona de Aragon. Compuestos por Geronimo Curita, chronica de dicho Reyno.

      Zaragoza, Diego Dormer, 1669, 1668, 1670. ____ "Obra de las mas insignes de la historiografia espanola." (Palau). Cuarta edicion de la primera parte y tercera de las demas. Sin el Indice publicado en 1671. En el tomo sexto, con una nueva portada : "Apologia de Ambrosio de Morales con una información al consejo del rey, hecha por su orden en defensa de los Anales de Geronimo Curita". Encuadernacion de epoca en pergamino. Bueno ejemplar. Palau 381762-381768. Petits trous de vers dans la marge du dernier tome, en début et fin de volume. Brunet II, 445 : "Ouvrage très estimé." *****. 6 volumes in-4. Collation : (10), 455 ff.(noté 454) / (8), 460 ff. (noté 458), / (8), 326 ff. / (8), 371 ff. / (6), 351 ff. / (8), 407, (1), 31, (1) ff. Vélin. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Kalendarium Hortense: or the Gardners Almanac; Directing what He is to do Monethly, throughout the Year. And what Fruits and Flowers are in Prime. [Comprises Sylva: Or A Discourse of Forest-trees; Pomona Or an Appendix Concerning Fruit Appendix Concerning

      John Martin and James Allestry, London 1669 - 33pp [1] 247pp [4] 67pp. 5 woodcut engravings. Inscription on frontis: [To Mr William Lisle Commander of the Dolphin Bernard Mould Imperia 1724]. Pages cut. Tightly bound. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern professional rebind [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Solido intra Solidum Naturaliter contento dissertationis prodomus

      Steno, Nicolaus. De Solido intra Solidum Naturaliter contento dissertationis prodomus. Florentiae, ex Typographia sub signo Stellae, 1669. In - 4°, pergamena coeva. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero con al centro l' arme del Granduca di Toscana, 78 pp. 1 f. (errata) e una grande tavola incisa in rame f.t., comprendente l' explicatio figurarum. Esemplare privo del primo f. bianco; piccolo restauro quasi invisibile in margine al frontespizio; peraltro ben conservato. Rara edizione originale di quest' opera fondamentale per la moderna geologia. In this work he formuleted principles controlling the formation of the earth's crust and concluded that the strata were formed by solids settling from water to form a sediment and that such strata must be horizontal, while vertical ones were caused by violent upheavals... He was the first to assert the true origin of fossils as being remains of animals long extinct. This book also contains the first formulated crystallography... (Dibner, Heralds of science, 90). D.S.B., XIII, pp. 30 - 35. Horblit, One hundred books famous in science, 96. Printing and the mind of man, 151. Norman Library of science, 2013. Evans, Epochal achievements in the history of science, 63. Geikie, Founders of geology, pp. 53 - 59.

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        A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount Aetna, Or, Monte-Gibello; As it Came in a Lettr Written to His Majesty from Naples by the Right Honourable The Earl of Winchilsea, His Majesties late Ambassador at Constantinople, who in his Return from Thence, Visiting Catania in the Island of Sicily, was an Ey-witness of that Dreadful Spectacle. Together with a More Particular Narrative of the Same, as it is Collected out of Several Relations sent from Catania.

      T. Newcomb, 1669. Hardcover. Good. First edition 30pp. [ESTC R31019]. Bound in paper wraps with a quarter cloth case. Title page and page 29/30 replaced by facsimile. D4 missing, but it should be a blank. Scarce fold-out frontispiece present. Heneage Finch (1628-1689) was third earl of Winchilsea and a diplomat. "He left Turkey in March 1669 and in April stopped briefly in Sicily to see the lava flow from Mount Etna, which had erupted the month before. His eyewitness account, in the form of a letter to the king from Naples, together with other material supplied by his host in Catania, was published in London later that year as 'A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount Aetna', and several times reprinted." - ODNB Condition: Very good. Ink and pencil inscriptions, as well as an ink stamp 'Royal Meteorological Society' to the paper wraps. Pencil inscription to the front free endpaper. 'Royal Meteorological Society' ink stamp to the recto of frontispiece. Foxed throughout. Marks to recto of title page facsimilie. Repairs to frontis, D2, A2 and A3. Occasional tidemark or thumbmark. Small closed tear to A2

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        Theologia moralis

      Bambergae, Joannis Arnoldi Cholini, 1669. - LIVRES Superbe reliure, mais sans la page de titre, sinon bien complet en2 parties de 512, 548 et 107 pp. pour cette 6è édition d'un ouvrage qui connu un succès considérable. 1 volume in-folio. Reliure estampée à froid, en peau de truie sur ais de bois avec fermoirs intacts. Reliure de l'époque.

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        Historia Insectorum Generalis; ofte, Algemeene Verhandeling van de Bloedloose Dierkens....

      Utrecht: Meinardus van Dreunen, 1669. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 2 parts in one volume. 4to (200 x 153 mm). [28], 168; 48 pp., 13 engraved plates; 1 folding letterpress table. Contemporary full vellum, spine lettered in ink (covers soiled, upper corners bumped), blue-sprinkled edges. Very light browning and occasional spotting to text, plates browned stronger as usual due to different type of paper used. Bookplate pasted over old stamp in blank area on title verso. Handsome, unstained copy with ample margins. ----Hagen 2:208; Krivatsy 11599; Nissen ZBI 4052. RARE FIRST EDITION. Swammerdam's present work, which reached part 1 only, and a monograph on the mayfly are the only entomological works published by in his lifetime. However, as DSB explains, "Swammerdam's thesis about insects was fundamentally new and significant . The 1669 Historia was devoted to the overthrow of the idea of metamorphosis . The idea of metamorphosis, which Swammerdam was so determined to refute, was that of a sudden and total change from one kind of creature to another, comparable to the alchemical transmutation of a base metal into gold." Swammerdam's main claim, anti-Aristotelian in nature was that "insects are no less perfect than higher animals, and are not really different in the their modes of development." Near Fine....

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        Gesamtansicht, "Miako".

      - Kupferstich aus Montanus, 1669, 28 x 78 Die erste gestochene europäische Ansicht ? Am rechten Rand ( oben ) Erklärungen von 1 - 26.

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        Hydrologia Chymica: Or, The Chymical Anatomy of the Scarbrough and Other Spaws in York-Shire. Wherein are Interspersed, Some Animadversions Upon Dr. Wittie's Lately Published Treatise of the Scarbrough- Spaw

      London: Richard Chiswel at the Two Angels and Crown in Little-Britain. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with some corner wear and worming [defunct]. Rebacked with new eps. Worming [defunct] on lower margin of text block with no impact on text. Lacks plates. 1669. First Edition. Brown hardback leather cover. 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). xx, 374pp. .

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        Traité des Tournois, Ioustes, Carrousels, et autres Spectacles Publics.

      chez Jacques Muguet, 1669. Cm. 25, pp. (4) 399 (1). Grande vignetta al frontespizio, bei capolettera istoriati e 22 illustrazioni incise in rame in luogo di grandi testate. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro; piatti interamente decorati con gigli e stemma centrale. Ex libris nobiliare. Un appena percettibile ritocco alle cuffie, una piccola integrazione (antica?) alla carta 315 ed alcune lievi gore marginali, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato, in legatura assai fresca e decorativa. Edizione originale, ed unica, di quest'importante opera storica sugli spettacoli pubblici in cui si parla di tornei, caroselli, circhi, balli, spettacoli con animali, divertimenti militari, ecc.

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        Sandys Reisen.

      Frankfurt, Schiele, 1669. - Inhaltende Die histori von dem ursprünglichen und gegenwertigem Stand deß Türckischen Reichs . Von Egypten, deren Inwohner . benebens einer Beschreibung des Gelobten Lands . Mit gestochenem Titel, 26 Kupfertafeln, 16 Blatt (inkl. Titelkupfer), 635 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 13,5 x 8,5 cm, Einband etwas angestaubt, Titelblatt alt hinterlegt, innen gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der 1615 in London erschienenen Reisebeschreibung. Sandys war vor allem als Dichter und Übersetzer antiker Literatur bekannt. Er trat 1610 eine Orientreise an, die ihn auf die übliche Route über die Adria und deren Inseln nach Griechenland und in die Türkei brachte sowie dort über Rhodos und Zypern nach Jerusalem führte. "Seine Reisebeschreibung zeigt genaue und objektive Beobachtungen orientalischer Sitten und Gebräuche und der islamischen Religion" (Griep/L.).

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        Traité des tournois, carrousels et autres spectacles publics.

      1Chez Jacques MUGUET, Lyon, 1669. In-8, reliure plein veau de l'époque-Dos à nerfs à caissons fleuronnés-titre doré. Tranches mouchetées-Signet-Superbes bandeaux-Lettrines-Page de titre avec vignette-Epitre dédicatoire à Mgr le comte de Saint-Paul, 399 pp. Edition originale, très rare!! Ménestrier, Claude-François-Lyon 9 mars 1631, Paris 21 janvier 1705-Jésuite, historien et héraldiste français. Qqs rousseurs, page de garde déliée. FRANCO DE PORT POUR LA FRANCE ( envoi en colissimo). Nous sommes ouverts tous les jours, fériés inclus sauf le mardi. BONNES FETES DE FIN D'ANNEE

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        Aussführlicher Bericht / Von Der entdeckten grausamen Zauberey / In dem Dorffe Mohra und umbliegenden Plätzen in Schweden. Nach dem Holländischen Translat auss dem Schwedischen.

      6 Bll., 8, Interimsbindung mit Heftstreifen VD17 23:234689S. - Seltener Bericht über die Vorkommnisse im schwedischen Mora, Region Dalarna (Dalekarlien), u. dem nachfolgenden Hexenprozess, der 1669 begann. Dabei wurden 72 Frauen u. 15 ältere Kinder zum Tode verurteilt, weil Sie angeblich dem Teufel verfallen waren u. andere Kinder zu dem mysteriösen Ort Blocula entführt u. dort misshandelt hatten (vgl. dazu: Kirchschlagers Criminal- & Curiositäten-Cabinett, Bd. 2). - Ein gutes Expl.

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        Mensa Isiaca, qua Sacrorum apud Aegyptions ratio & Simulacra...[with] Magnae Deum Matris Idaeae & Attidis Initia

      Amsterdam: Andreas Frisius, 1669. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum, light discoloration and mild bowing. Light scattered foxing, heavier to endpapers, a few plates with minor crinkles and tears in the gutter, but quite clean and bright overall. 11 folding and 8 full page plates and an extra engraved title to the first volume. (10), 96pp, (12); (8), 96p Pignoria's work on the Mensa Isiaca or Bembine Tablet, an important Renaissance source for the study of Egyptian hieroglyphics, though it is now usually regarded as a Roman work in Egyptian style. Kircher used it for his extensive but wildly incorrect attempts at deciphering. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046282.

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        RICCIOLI GIOVANNI BATTISTA

      RICCIOLI GIOVANNI BATTISTA CHRONOLOGIAE BONONIA;EX TYPOGRAPHIA HAEREDI DOMINICI BARBERI,1669 4 TOMI IN FOLIO.BELLA E ROBUSTA LEGATURA ORIGINALE IN PIENA PELLE COLOR TESTA DI MORO,PIATTI INQUADRATI DA CORNICE A DOPPIO FILETTI IMPRESSI IN ORO 4 GRANDI NERVATURA AL DORSO,SCOMPARTI INQUADRATI DA CORNICE A DOPPIO FILETTI ORO,TASSELLOIN CARTA CON TITOLO E AUTORE MANOSCRITTO IN CARATTERE GOTICO,IN PARTE LACUNOSO,PICCOLI FORI DI TARLO NELLA PARTE SUPERIORE E INFERIORE DEL DORSO,PICCOLE MANCANZE NELLA PARTE INFERIORE DEL PIATTO ANTERIORE PERALTRO FRESCO ESEMPLARE AD AMPI MARGINI CONSERVATO NELLA PROPRIA LEGATURA ORIGINELE SEGUE OCCHIETTO COL TIT.CHRONOLOGIA REFORMATAE TOMI TRES.BELLA ANTIPORTA ALLEGORICA FINEMENTE INCISA IN RAME PRIMO FRONTESPIZIO IN ROSSO E NERO CON MARCA EDITORIALE DUE ROSE CON I GAMBI INTRECCIATI,MOTTO IN CARTIGLIO:E GEMINIS EST UNUS ODOR REPETUTA IN TINE TESTO SU DUE COLONNE COL CAR.CORS.GR.ROM.INIZIAPPLI E FREGI TIPOGR.XV(NUM.5),404,(4),(4)PP.((CON INDEX RERUM MEMORABLIUM TOMI I.)BELLA ANTIPORTA RIPETUTA ALL'INIZIO DELLA SECONDA PARTE CON SECONDO FRONTESPIZIO CON MARCA RAFFIGURANTE DUE PUTTI ALATI SEDUTI IN MEZZO A TRE FIORI (4),236PP. CHRONOLOGIA REFORMATAE TOMUS TERTIUM;324,(4) CARTE IN FINE CON AVVERTIMENTI ED ERRATA(IL TOMO QUARTUS INTRODOTTO E CONTENENTE INDICI E COMPRESO NEL VOL.3 CON PROPRIO OCCHIETTO;CHRONOLOGIA REFORMATA TOMUS QUARTUS,IN QUO CONTINENTUR TRES INDICES ALPHABETICI &CRONICI CFR.BACKER-SOMMERGEVOL,BIBL.1804 N.18.BRUNET,IV,1277:OUVRAGE ASSEZ ESTIME.TIRABOSCHI,STORIA,T.VIII,P.304.NEL 1669 MISE FUORI LA CHRONOLOGIA REFORMATA IN QUATTRO TOMI:ESSA MERITA LODE RICCARDI,I,374:RARA E PREGIATA. BUONE CONDIZIONI GENERALI LEGATURA CON MINIME TRACCE D'USO INTERNO OTTIMO Piena pelle

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        The works. With a new account of her life. 3 Bände.

      XII, 376 380 372 S. Mit gestochenem Porträt (in Pagina). 8 (17,5 x 11 cm). Leder der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erste Gesamtausgabe. - Centlivre (ca. 1669-1723) gilt als die erfolgreichste englische Dramatikerin des 18. Jahrhunderts. "The dramatic productions of this Lady are much admired, particularly her Busy Body, Wonder, and Bold Stroke for a Wife" (Lowndes). - Leicht gebräunt, stellenweise etwas fleckig, ein Blatt am Ende von Band III mit Randeinriß, die Vorsätze in den Rändern leimschattig. Einbände leicht bestoßen, die Kapitale etwas lädiert, die Rückenschilder mit Absplitterungen, das zu Band II fehlt. - Exemplar aus der schottischen "Signet Library", alle Deckel mit dem goldgeprägten Signet, die vorderen Innendeckel mit Signaturschildchen und gestochenem Exlibris. *Lowndes 400.

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        ACTORUM LABORATORII CHYMICI MONACESIS SEU PHYSICAE SUBTERRANEAE LIBRI DUO EXPERIMENTUM CHYMICUM NOVUM LOCO SUPPLEMENTI IN PHYSICAM SUAM SUBTERRANEAM

      Frankfurt. 1669. 17X10. 19h+633Pág+172Pág. La Obra se divide en 2 partes. Física subterranea y experimentos quimicos (experimentum chymicum) de Joachimi Becheri 1671. Contiene tratado de Alquimia pág 10 a 38 en parte segunda y nombrando a grandes personajes. Raríssima Obra. Ref 3.7 Biblioteca A

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        Hoffgerichts-, Forst-, Wilderer-, Bau-, Zehend-, Herbst-, Umbgelts-, Zoll-, Handelsleuth- und Krämer-, Salpeter-, Mühl-, Müller-, Becken-, Kornmesser-, Brodbeschauer-, Post-, Metzger-, Land-, Mäß- und Eich-Ordnungen: [.]. Stgt., Johann Weyrich Rößlin 1770. Folio. Doppelblattgr. Titelblatt in Rot u. Schwarz, 3 S. (Widmung), (VI),121(+4)/ (IX),135/ (VIII),26/ 192(+8)/ (I),56/ (I),33/ (I),36/ (I),38,50/ (VI),26,11/ (I),42/ (I),46,4 S. Pergmtbd. d.Zt. (Einband am Rückenfalz etwas brüchig; Titelblatt auf Falz sowie stellenweise unterlegt, Vorsätze um 1900 erneuert, sonst bis auf vereinzelte zeitgenöss. Randanstreichungen sehr sauberes Exemplar).

      - Dritte vermehrte Auflage, zugleich einzige Ausgabe im Folioformat. - "Als [.] im dreißigjährigen Kriege die meisten Registraturen des Landes zerstreut und zerstört wurden, mußte man [.] die wichtigsten Ordnungen wieder in die Hände der Beamten zu bringen suchen. Dadurch veranlaßt erschien auf Veranstalten der Regierung eine Sammlung von 13 größeren Ordnungen. [.] Die einzelnen Ordnungen haben hier durchaus auf ihrem besondern Titel die Jahreszahl 1669. Sie enthält an der Spitze ein die Ausgabe betreffendes Resc. von Eberhard III. v. 1. dec. 1669, läßt mit Recht die Constitutiones crim. Caroli V. weg, und fügt die Zoll-, Handelsleut- und Krämer-, Salpeter, Mühl-, Post und Landmeßung und Eichordnung und auf dem Titel die Bemerkung bei, daß sie auf fürstlichen Befehlt erscheine" (Wächter, Geschichte, Quellen und Literatur des Württembergischen Privatrechts, S.377f.).

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        AN HISTORICAL ESSAY ENDEAVORING A PROBABILITY THAT THE LANGUAGE OF THE EMPIRE OF CHINA IS THE PRIMITIVE LANGUAGE.

      London, Nath. Brook, 1669. FIRST EDITION 1669. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, title page printed red and black, pages: [8], 212, [2]= (errata), LACKS FOLDING MAP as often, now supplied with a modern facsimile on old paper, plus an added early (c.1719) original hand coloured map of China, bound in full antique mottled calf, gilt ruled border to covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, recent gilt lettered morocco label, marbled endpapers. Head and tail of spine and hinges rubbed and slightly tender, tiny chip of leather missing at top of upper and lower hinges, original front endpaper and title page slightly browned, most pages lightly browned, occasional light spotting to margins, small ink marks to 4 margins, ink spot on 2 text pages, no loss, small brown stain to fore-edge margin of last 4 leaves, slightly trimmed copy, no loss, lacking final blank endpaper which is counted in the collation(P4). A good copy (lacking the original map as noted). John Webb (1611-1672) was an architect and amateur scholar born in Somerset. He married the niece of Inigo Jones and became his personal assistant from 1628. On Jones' death in 1652, Webb inherited both a substantial fortune and his library of drawings and designs. In 1654 Webb designed the first classical portico on an English country house, at The Vyne in Hampshire. This book is the first extensive treatise on the Chinese language in any European language. In it Webb proposes that the Chinese language was the language that was spoken throughout the world before Noah's flood. He also discusses Chinese culture and the ancient origins of the Chinese empire. See: The Catalogue of the Lowendahl von der Burg collection, Volume 1, page 74; John Lust, Western Books on China Published up to 1850, page 234 No. 1005. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Leonhard Christoph Sturms Prodromus Architecturae Goldmannianae, Oder Getreue und gründliche Anweisung / I. Worinnen die wahre Praxis der Civil-Bau-Kunst bestehe / II. Wie das Bau-Wesen in einem Fürstenthum mit Bestellung nothwendiger Bedienten und deren Instruction, Mit Anrichtung eines zulänglichen Bau-Stoffes / Mit sicherer Führung der Rechnungen einzurichten sei / III. Wie eine nach Nicol. Goldmanns Reguln eingerichtete Invention allezeit vor der Tadelsucht Epriricoruminm Praxi sicher stehen könne. Als eine Vorbereitung zu einer vorhabenden neuen / sehr vermehrten / und bequemern Edition der vollständigen Anweisung Zu der Civil-Bau-Kunst heraus gegeben / Und in netten Kupferstichen mit unterschiedlichen Baumeisterischen Erfindungen erläutert.

      2 (48 x 35 cm), doppelblattgrosses Titelbl., 9 gefaltete Bl. Text (mit 1 gestochenen Plan), 29 doppelblattgrosse gestochene Taf. m. Plänen, Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt., Rücken spröde u. m. kl. Abspleissungen, Deckel fleckig, Kanten beschabt, Ecken etw. bestossen, Name a. Titelbl., selten etw. fingerfleckig oder gebräunt, innen sehr frisches, breitrandiges Ex. EA. Enth. die Tafeln: I: Grundriss des Boden geschosses zu einem Fürstlichen Pallast II: Grundriss des ersten geschosses zu einem Fürstlichen Palast III: Grundriss zu dem halbgeschoss [...] IV: Grundriss des obern geschosses [...] V: Profil durch die in dem hinter gebäude nach dem hoffe zu liegende Zimmer. Faciata des Fürstlichen Residentz-Schlosses [...] VI: Profil durch die in dem hinter gebäude nach dem Garten zu liegende Zimmer. Faciata des Fürstlichen Residentz-Schlosses [...] VII: [3 Arten eines fliegenden Stuhls] [o. Nr.]: Grundriss zu einem] Beichtstuhl [...] VIII: Geometrischer Aufzug der hintern Chorverkleidung in der Neuen Schelffe-Kirche zu Swerin [Schelfkirche St. Nikolai zu Schwerin] IX: Grundriss der Keller In dem Fürstl. Meklenb. Jagdhause zu Neustatt [Neustadt-Glewe] an der Elde X: Plan zu Rez chaussée du Château de Neustadt. Coté du Jardin XI: Grundriss des Obern Geschosses in dem Fürstl. Meklenb. Jagdhause zu Neustatt an der Elde. Le Plan du Bel-Etage XII: Profile und Grundrisse zu dem Dache an dem Fürstl. Meklenb. Jagd-Hausse zu Neustatt an der Elde XIII: Vordere Faciata von dem grossen gegen den kleinen Hoff anzusehen, an dem Fürstl. Meklenb. Jagd-Hauss [...] XIV: La deuxième Face du Château de Neustadt vers les jardins au sud-est. Hintere Faciata gegen dem Garten gegen Sudwest XV/XIX [sic]: Grundriss des ersten Thurms durch alle Etagen XVI: Auffriss des ersten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr.] XVII: Profil des ersten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr. (eig. XVIII)] XX: Auffriss des zweiten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr.] XXI: Profil des zweiten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr.] XXII/XXIII: [Grundrisse der Etagen des dritten Turms] XXIV: Auffriss des dritten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr.] XXV: Profil des dritten Thurms [1. Hälfte die 2. Hälfte auf der folgenden Taf. o. Nr.]. - Leonhard Christoph Sturm (1669 - 1719) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Architekturtheoretiker, Baumeister, Theologe und Chiliast.

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        AN HISTORICAL ESSAY ENDEAVORING A PROBABILITY THAT THE LANGUAGE OF THE EMPIRE OF CHINA IS THE PRIMITIVE LANGUAGE.

      London, Nath. Brook, 1669.. FIRST EDITION 1669. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, title page printed red and black, pages: [8], 212, [2]= (errata), LACKS FOLDING MAP as often, now supplied with a modern facsimile on old paper, plus an added early (c.1719) original hand coloured map of China, bound in full antique mottled calf, gilt ruled border to covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, recent gilt lettered morocco label, marbled endpapers. Head and tail of spine and hinges rubbed and slightly tender, tiny chip of leather missing at top of upper and lower hinges, original front endpaper and title page slightly browned, most pages lightly browned, occasional light spotting to margins, small ink marks to 4 margins, ink spot on 2 text pages, no loss, small brown stain to fore-edge margin of last 4 leaves, slightly trimmed copy, no loss, lacking final blank endpaper which is counted in the collation(P4). A good copy (lacking the original map as noted). John Webb (1611-1672) was an architect and amateur scholar born in Somerset. He married the niece of Inigo Jones and became his personal assistant from 1628. On Jones' death in 1652, Webb inherited both a substantial fortune and his library of drawings and designs. In 1654 Webb designed the first classical portico on an English country house, at The Vyne in Hampshire. This book is the first extensive treatise on the Chinese language in any European language. In it Webb proposes that the Chinese language was the language that was spoken throughout the world before Noah?s flood. He also discusses Chinese culture and the ancient origins of the Chinese empire. See: The Catalogue of the Lowendahl von der Burg collection, Volume 1, page 74; John Lust, Western Books on China Published up to 1850, page 234 No. 1005. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Die Kurfürstliche Haubt und Residenz Stadt München, wie solche von Mitternacht gegen Mittag anzusehen ist. Kupferstich von Michael Wening (1645 Nürnberg - 1718 München).

      Kräftiger, leuchtender Druck von 3 Platten gedruckt. 27 x 114,5 cm (Plattengröße). Die prachtvolle Gesamtansicht von München ist aus der Vogelschau dargestellt und zeigt die Stadt von Westen aus gesehen, mit der Festungsanlage und links den von Wallanlagen eingefassten Hofgarten. Mit großer Rollwerkkartusche flankiert von den Wappen Münchens und Bayerns. Links und rechts in den Ecken mit ausführlicher Legende.- M. Wening wurde 1669 zum Hofkupferstecher ernannt. 1696 erhielt er von Kurfürst Max Emanuel einen Vertrag für die Darstellung aller Orte in den vier Rentämtern München, Burghausen, Landshut und Straubing. 1701 erschien mit dem Rentamt München der erste Band der "Historico-topographica descriptio Bavariae" (17011726). - Sehr gut erhalten.

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        La Corte Santa. Traducida en castellano por Don Francisco Antonio Cruzado y Aragón. Parte Primera, Parte Segunda y Parte Tercera.

      Madrid, por Ioseph Fernandez de Buendia, 1669 y 1677 (Partes Primera y Segunda) y Cuenca, por Antonio Nuñez, 1671 (Parte Tercera). Tres volúmenes en 4to.; 12 hs., 410 pp., 3 hs. más 8 hs., 425 pp., 1 h. (y) 12 hs., 411 pp., 2 hs. Este tercer volúmen presenta tres agujeros con pérdida de letras, en portada, en una hoja de preliminares y en una página de texto. Ejemplar ligeramente mareado. Encuadernación de época en pergamino para los volúmenes segundo y tercero y en piel marbreada, con lomera ornada para el primero. Todas ellas de época.

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        Lexicon Heptaglotton, Edmund Castell, London 1686, das einbändige Original

      Rarität Sammlerstück Original Das Lexicon Heptaglotton Hebraicum, Chaldaicum, Syriacum, Samaritanum, Aethiopicum, Arabicum, et Persicum (1669), enthält das erste gedruckte Wörterbuch der persischen Sprache, das auf dem Dictionarium Persico-Latinum von Jacobus Golius basiert, der 1667 in Leiden (NL) starb und dieses Werk hinterließ. Verfasser: Castell, Edmund 1606-1685 Ausgabe: London, Thomas Roycroft, 1686 Erschienen: London, 1686 Anmerkung: einbändig(Spalte 1-4008 1-573) Sprache: Latein Format: 2, Folio Maße: Höhe des Buchrückens 45 cm x 31 cm x 11,5 cm Zustand: Dem Alter entsprechend gut, ohne fehlende oder lose Seiten, Einband sowie Seiten begriffen und leicht verfärbt, durchgehend gebräunt und etw. fleckig Ansonsten siehe Fotos Einband: Leder der Zeit Das römische Datum ist mit gedrehtem C geschrieben Das seltene, zur Ergänzung von Waltons berühmter Biblia polyglotta erstellte siebensprachige Lexikon in den wichtigsten Sprachen des antiken u. biblischen Vorderen Orients. Titel in Rot- u. Schwarzdruck, gestochenes Porträt Dreispaltiger Druck in verschiedenen Schriften mit dem nach Brunet oft fehlenden von Jacobus Golius erstellten und von Castle herausgeg. persisch-lateinischen Lexikon im Anhang. Das schöne Porträt von Castellus, der Arabistik-Professor in Cambridge war, stammt von William Faithorne (1616-1691). Dies Buch ist sein unter großen Entbehrungen zustande gekommenes Lebenswerk und stellt einen Markstein in der Erforschung der semitischen Sprachen dar. Der englische Philologe und Orientalist Edmund Castell (auch Edmundus Castellus oder Castle, Bild rechts), 1606 in Hatley, Cambridgeshire geboren und 1685 in Cambridge gestorben, studierte in Cambridge und wurde dort Doktor der Theologie und Professor der arabischen Sprache (der Lehrstuhl wurde eigens für ihn geschaffen). Castell verfaßte das Lexikon heptaglotton (in einem oder auch zwei Bänden, 1686 postum herausgegeben), das unter Zugrundelegung der hebräischen Stämme den gesamten Wortschatz des Hebräischen, Chaldäischen, Syrischen, Samarischen, Äthiopischen und Arabischen (also der damals bekannten semitischen Sprachen) umfasst. Als Anhang gab er ein ausführlich angelegtes Wörterbuch bei. Das Werk, insbesondere der syrische Teil, war noch bis Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts in Gebrauch An seinem "Lexicon heptaglotton" arbeitete er 17 Jahre, in Zedlers Lexikon heißt es, daß er darüber "seine Gesundheit und Gesicht bey nahe ganz verlohren" habe. Darüber hinaus musste er sich für sein Lebenswerk so hoch verschulden, dass er dafür "im Schuld-Thurm büssen" musste. Bei der Bearbeitung und Drucklegung wurde Castell von Wansleben unterstützt, der damals gerade in London weilte. Bei einem Brand verlor er bald darauf nicht nur den größten Teil seiner wertvollen Bibliothek, sondern auch 300 Exemplare seines "Lexicon Heptaglotton. Castell starb im Jahr 1685 Higham Gobion, Bedfordshire, England. Lexicon heptaglotton Hebraicum, Chaldaicum, Syriacum, Samaritanum, Æthiopicum, Arabicum, conjunctim et Persicum, separatim. Opus non tantum ad Biblia Polyglotta Londinensia, Biblia Regia Parisiensia, Biblia Regia Antwerpiana, Bibliaque card. Ximenii complutensia sed ad omnes omnino tam mss. quam impressos libros, in universis hisce linguis extantes, apprimè utile & pernecessarium. In quo vocum significationes, omnuim præsertim in SS. Hebræis Bibliis semel tantum occurrentium, multo aliter quam apud modernos, sive Hebræos, sive Christianos, ex tribus Chaldæis Targumin, utroque Babylonico, & Hierosolymitano Talmude, vetustissimorum rabbinorum commentatoribus, theologis, & philosophis, variis S. Scripturæ lectionibus Hebr. Chald. &c. tribus exemplaribus V. & N.T. Syris, tribus magna ex parte utriusque Æthiopicis, tribus Arabicis, duobus Persicis, tribus Pentateuchis Samaritanis: lexicis item in omnibus hisce linguis vix numerandis Alcorano, Avicenna ... & explicantur. Adjectis hinc inde vocabulis Armeni. siehe auch https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Castle https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobus_Golius

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        Sammelband mit 2 Schriften von Georg Horn: 1. Arca Mosis sive Historia Mundi. Qua complectitur Primordia Rerum Naturalium omniumque artium ac scientiarum 2. Historiae naturalis et civilis, ad nostra usque tempora, libri septem.

      2 Titel in 1 Band., Mit gest. Titel. im 1. Werk - jeweils Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem Drucktitel. Einband leicht berieben, fleckig und bestoßen Pergamentbezug des hinteren Deckels etwas wellig und braunfleckig fast durchgehend wasserfleckig (häufig größerer Wasserfleck - zu Beginn und Schluß sowie bei einigen weiteren Blättern stärker, zumeist aber recht schwach) vorderer Innendeckelbezug (Spiegel) und Vordervorsatz etwas fleckig und mit Randfehlstellen (zumeist mit altem Papier ergänzt) erste Bll. und wenige weitere Bll. mit kleinen Knickspuren in den Ecken gest. Titel der "Arca Mosis" mit der Jahreszahl 1669, Drucktitel mit der Jahreszahl 1668.Zwei vor allem naturwissenschaftliche Titel (der erste Titel auch mit geheimwissenschaftlichen und alchimistischen Passagen) des eher als Historiker bekannten Verfassers. Georg Horn (1620-1670) dt. Historiker (auch Theologe und Mediziner) seit 1653 Prof. für Geschichte an der Universität Leiden. Vgl. ADB XIII, 137f./ Zum ersten Titel: Graesse III, 371/ Ferguson I, 417/ Ferguson: Bibliographical Notes on Histories of Inventions and Books of Secrets. Vol. II, Suppl. 3, pp. 49f.(No. 79 and 80): "During the whole course of my investigations into this literature I have not come across any book more curios, less known, and scarcer than one which was written by George Horn. (...) Altogether the Arca Mosis is one of the most original book which I have met with".

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        Description Anatomique d'un Cameleon, d'un Castor, d'un Dromadaire, d'un Ours, et d'une Gazelle

      - Fine woodcut vignette on title & five fine folding engraved plates. 120 pp. 4to, fine antique calf, spine nicely gilt. [Paris: F. Leonard, 1669]. First edition of the second publication of the "Parisians," a famous group of anatomists in Paris; their publications mark the beginnings of modern comparative anatomy. "The constitution of the French Academy of Science in 1666 established a school of morphology to which the modern development of comparative anatomy may be directly traced.The longevity of the early Parisian anatomists was remarkable.Their leader was the veteran Claude Perrault.it was due mainly to his influence that a number of the early members of the French Academy, who are often conveniently referred to in the literature of the period as the 'Parisians', laid the foundations of our modern knowledge of comparative anatomy."-Cole, A History of Comparative Anatomy, pp. 393-95 (& see pp. 393-425). The leading members of the "Parisians" were, beside Perrault, Guichard Joseph Duverney, Jean Pecquet, Moyse Charas, and Philippe de la Hire. "In June 1667 the Academy was invited to dissect a thresher shark and a lion which had died at the royal menagerie. The reports on these dissections were the first of a long series of anatomical descriptions, which ultimately included those of twenty-five species of mammals, seventeen birds, five reptiles, one amphibian, and one fish. "Although some of the discoveries on which the Parisians most prided themselves - including the nictitating membrane that Perrault first observed in a cassowary, the external lobation of the kidneys in the bear, and the castoreal glands of the beaver - had been observed earlier, no such detailed and exact descriptions and illustrations had been published before."-D.S.B., X, pp. 519-20. Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Solido intra Solidum Naturaliter contento Dissertationis Prodromus

      - Engraved arms of the Grand Duke of Tuscany on title, a large folding engraved plate, & a folding sheet with descriptive letterpress. Title in red & black. 1 p.l., 78 pp., 1 leaf. 4to, modern panelled calf. Florence: ex Typographia sub signo Stellae, 1669. First edition of a fundamental work for the modern sciences of geology, crystallography, and palaeontology. In this book, Steno "described the composition of the earth's crust in Tuscany and a famous diagram in his book shows six successive types of stratification: the first attempt ever made to represent geological sections. This was a sequence which he believed would be found all over the world. He explained the true origin of fossils found in the earth as being remains of once living things and he discriminated between the volcanic, chemical and mechanical modes of the origin of the rocks. He was the first clearly to recognize that the strata of the earth's crust contain the records of a chronological sequence of events from which the history of the earth can be reconstructed. He attempted to find the principles of stratigraphy?He deduced that these changes in the original position of the strata are the real causes of the unevenness of the earth's surface. This was in direct contradiction to the accepted belief that mountains had existed ever since the beginning of things or had simply grown."-Printing & the Mind of Man 151. "This work also contains the first formulated crystallography and, of the constancy of interfacial angles of crystals of quartz, a study basic to mineralogy."-Dibner, Heralds of Science, 90. A very nice copy. ? Horblit 96. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 185. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesnerus redivivus auctus & emendatus. Oder: Allgemeines Thier-Buch. [Tomus I:] Eigentliche und lebendige Abbildung aller vierfüssigen / so wohl zahmer als wilder Thieren in allen vier Theilen der Welt / auff dem Erdboden und in etlichen Wassern zu finden. Sampt einer außführlichen Beschreibeung Ihrer äusserlichen Gestalt / innerlichen Natur und Eigenschaft /angeborenen Tugend oder Untugend /zufälligen Kranckheiten und deren Hülffs-Mittel / wie auch ihrer Pflege und Wartung / und sonderbaren vilefältigen Nutzbarkeit.Tomus II und Tomus III: Vollkommenes Vogel-Buch. Tomus IV und Tomus V: Vollkommenes Fisch-Buch. Vormahls durch Conradum Gesnerum . beschrieben, anitzo aber von neuem übersehen . verbessert und . erweitert durch Georgium Horstium

      Wilhelm Serlins Buchhandlung, Frankfurt am Main 1669 - 1670. - 392 S. - 380 S. - 212 S. - 199 S. - 92 S. mit 5 Titelblättern (1 in rot und weiss, 2 mit Titelkupfer), umfangreichen Register und Index zu jedem Band und mehr als 1000 Textholzschnitten, Vollständiges Exemplar mit allen Seiten und Abbildungen! (Nicht vorhanden ist der in anderem Verlag 1617 gedruckte Band VI: Schlangenbuch). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3900 Folio (H 36 x B 21 cm), Original-Pergamenteinband, dieser leicht fleckig, unteres Kapital und Ecken leicht bestoßen, Außengelenke auf 10 und 6 cm eingerissen, Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt, stock- oder braunfleckig (stellenweise auch stärker) und vereinzelt mit leichtem Wasserrand, Namenseintrag von alter Hand auf Vorsatz, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,

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        DESCRIZIONE DEL CATAIO LUOGO DEL MARCHESE PIO ENEA DEGLI OBIZI- CONTENENTE DIVERSITA' D'ISTORIE FATTA DA GIUSEPPE BETUSSI BASSANESE L'ANNO MDLXXII

      FERRARA CON LICENZA DE' SUPERIORI, 1669. Vol. in 8°, cc. 3 n.n. con prefazione, CCIV, 6 n.n. con indice. Legatura coeva cartonata con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Marca tipografica in xilografia al frontespizio "Ex Morsu Purpura", capilettera e fregi xilografici. Una tavola con l'albero genealogico degli Obizzi e una grande tavola più volte ripiegata incisa in rame raffigurante il Palazzo del Cataio presso Battaglia Terme (Padova). Diverse iscrizioni commentate nel testo. Edito a Ferrara da Maresta, non riportato nel frontespizio. Interessante libro pieno di curiosità storiche, artistiche. Condizioni molto buone.

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        Description Anatomique d'un Cameleon, d'un Castor, d'un Dromadaire, d'un Ours, et d'une Gazelle

      Fine woodcut vignette on title & five fine folding engraved plates. 120 pp. 4to, fine antique calf, spine nicely gilt. [Paris: F. Leonard, 1669]. First edition of the second publication of the "Parisians," a famous group of anatomists in Paris; their publications mark the beginnings of modern comparative anatomy. "The constitution of the French Academy of Science in 1666 established a school of morphology to which the modern development of comparative anatomy may be directly traced...The longevity of the early Parisian anatomists was remarkable...Their leader was the veteran Claude Perrault...it was due mainly to his influence that a number of the early members of the French Academy, who are often conveniently referred to in the literature of the period as the 'Parisians', laid the foundations of our modern knowledge of comparative anatomy."-Cole, A History of Comparative Anatomy, pp. 393-95 (& see pp. 393-425). The leading members of the "Parisians" were, beside Perrault, Guichard Joseph Duverney, Jean Pecquet, Moyse Charas, and Philippe de la Hire. "In June 1667 the Academy was invited to dissect a thresher shark and a lion which had died at the royal menagerie. The reports on these dissections were the first of a long series of anatomical descriptions, which ultimately included those of twenty-five species of mammals, seventeen birds, five reptiles, one amphibian, and one fish... "Although some of the discoveries on which the Parisians most prided themselves - including the nictitating membrane that Perrault first observed in a cassowary, the external lobation of the kidneys in the bear, and the castoreal glands of the beaver - had been observed earlier, no such detailed and exact descriptions and illustrations had been published before."-D.S.B., X, pp. 519-20. Fine copy.

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