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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, 1669. - 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. - Seconda edizione, primo formato in-4, l'edizione originale (8vo) essendo apparso a Padova nel 1641. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition au format in-4, l'édition originale (in-8) ayant paru à Padoue en 1641. Intéressante impression du monatère d'Einsiedeln en Suisse. Reliure allemande ou suisse de l'époque en pleine truie estampée. Dos à quatre nerfs, titre à la plume et étiquette de bibliothèque en queue. Plats estampés à froid de triples filets dorés, d'une large dentelle dorée. Armes centrales de la Compagnie de Jésus. Fermoirs. Toutes tranches rouges. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque du docteur Carl Gerster encollé sur le premier contreplat. Quelques pages brunies, sinon bel exemplaire. Réunion d'oeuvres de deux médecins du XVIIe, l'un italien de Milan ayant étudié à Padoue, le second, Freitag, médecin allemand ayant professé à Groningen. Sitoni a composé un recueil de fragments et de pensées sur la médecine, et Freitag un intéressant exposé des abus et des erreurs de la médecine. Ex-dono du XVIIème siècle sur les pages de titre des deux premiers textes.

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        Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinis et Chyli in cum Transitu (Prima edizione).

      Typis Jo Redmayne imprensis Jacobi Allestry, 1669. Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinis et Chyli in cum Transitu. Lower, Richardo. Londini, Typis Jo Redmayne imprensis Jacobi Allestry , 1669. In - 8°, piena pergamena coeva. (16), 220, (20) pp. con 7 tavole incise in rame ripiegate f.t. Esemplare ben conservato malgrado le usuali arrossature dovute alla qualità della carta. Rarissima edizione originale con la variante della seconda tiratura. > (Garrison - Morton, 761). Hirsch. III, p. 851. Norman, Library of science and medicine, 1397. Fulton, Bibl. of R. Lower, 4: > Rothschuh, History of physiology, pp. 89 - 90.

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        Les tragedies et comedies de T. Corneille

      chez Guillaume de Luyne, 1669. - chez Guillaume de Luyne, à Paris 1669, 1673, 1680, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in 12 (15,5x8,5cm), (2) 592pp. (4), 544pp. (4), 584pp. (4), 74, 113, 86, 120, 76, 77pp., 72, 106, 136, 112, 75pp., cinq tomes reliés en cinq volumes. - I primi tre volumi dell'edizione raccolta apparvero per la prima volta nel 1662, IV volume, pubblicato nel 1673, contiene solo pezzi in edizione originale, vale a dire: Laodice, Baron d'Albikrack, Hannibal Morte , contessa di orgoglio, Ariane, Teodate. Il quinto volume contiene Morte originale di Achille, Circe, La sconosciuta, Il conte di Essex. I primi tre volumi hanno ciascuna un titolo e frontespizio impaginazione continua, gli altri due volumi sono paginazione separata, pagine con titoli specifici in ogni camera. Ogni volume si concentra sul suo frontespizio della parte I a V. Vitello tempo pieno, di nuovo con i nervi ornato. Legatura uniforme 5 volumi. Coperchio superiore del Volume 3 logoro, e parte della copertura del Volume 3 dispersi coperchio inferiore del Volume 4 logoro. Hitch con ganasce mancanza Volume 5 Nonostante le carenze segnalate., Il set è un bel set. "Thomas Corneille sinistra quarantadue opere drammatiche e ha ottenuto un grande successo in teatro: il più famoso, Ariane, il conte di Essex, tragedie, il Festin de Pierre, versetto commedia di Molière. Palissot dopo lo rimproverò i suoi "intrighi romantici" e La Harpe "versificazione flaccido e scorretto", Boileau ha detto che era "un cadetto della Normandia." Voltaire ha detto che, oltre a Racine "era l'unica volta che era degno di essere il primo sotto il suo fratello". Voltaire ha detto altrove che si trattava di "un uomo che ha una grande reputazione, se non avesse avuto un fratello." Thomas Corneille, buon grammatico, ha lavorato presso il dizionario, un dizionario di parole ha fatto arti e delle scienze in due volumi, un dizionario universale geografica e storica in tre volumi nel 1687, ha pubblicato con note di lui una nuova edizione di Note Vaugelas, ma ha anche fatto alcune traduzioni. Apparteneva al partito della moderna combattuta La Bruyère, Fontenelle ricevuto, ha una parte di rilievo nel caso Furetière. E 'stata l'Accademia delle Iscrizioni. Morì cieco, 8 dic 1709. "Biography dell'Accademia di Francia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Les trois premier volumes de cette édition collective ont paru pour la première fois en 1662, le volume IV, paru en 1673, ne contient que des pièces en édition originale, à savoir : Laodice, Le baron d'Albikrack, La mort d'Annibal, La comtesse d'orgueil, Ariane, Teodate. Le cinquième volume contient en originales La mort d'Achille, Circé, L'inconnu, Le comte d'Essex. Les trois premiers volumes possèdent chacun un titre frontispice et une pagination continue, les deux autres volumes sont à paginations séparées, avec pages de titres spécifiques à chaque pièce. Chaque tome porte sur sa page de titre, partie I, jusqu'à V. Reliures en plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs très orné. Reliure uniforme sur les 5 volumes. Coiffe supérieure du tome 3 élimée, et partie de la coiffe du tome 3 manquante, coiffe inférieure du tome 4 elimée. Accroc avec manque au mors du tome 5. Malgré les défauts signalés, l'ensemble constitue une jolie série. « Thomas Corneille a laissé quarante - deux œuvres dramatiques et obtint de grands succès au théâtre : les plus célèbres, Ariane, le Comte d'Essex, tragédies, le Festin de Pierre, comédie versifiée de Molière. Palissot lui reprocha plus tard ses « intrigues romanesques », et La Harpe « une versification flasque et incorrecte », Boileau disait de lui qu'il n'était « qu'un cadet de Normandie ». Voltaire dit, qu'exception faite de Racine « il était le seul de son temps qui fût digne d'être le premier au - dessous de son frère ». Voltaire dit ailleurs que c'était un « homme qui aurait une grande réputation s'il n'avait point eu de frère ». Thomas Corneille, bon grammairien, travailla au Dictionnaire, fit un Dictionnaire des termes des arts et des sciences en deux volumes, un Dictionnaire universel géographique et historique en trois volumes, en 1687, il fit paraître avec des notes de lui une nouvelle édition des Remarques de Vaugelas, il fit aussi des traductions. Il appartenait au parti des modernes, combattit La Bruyère, reçut Fontenelle, prit une part importante dans l'affaire Furetière. Il était de l'Académie des Inscriptions. Il mourut aveugle, le 8 décembre 1709. » Biographie de l'académie française.

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        Apologie des grands hommes accusez de magie

      chez Jacques Cotin, 1669. - chez Jacques Cotin, à Paris 1669, in - 12 (14,4x8,5cm), (24) 502pp., relié. - Prima edizione, un'altra edizione è stata pubblicata lo stesso giorno in Besongné. Relativamente rara ma famoso libro. Periodo completo di vitello, colonna vertebrale lavorata in rilievo. Strofinato insieme. Il tappo superiore è stato rimosso a 2/3, una porta angolo più pelle confini Dispositivo pelle manca di alcune lacune nella posizione di nervi. Gabriel Naudé (1600 - 1653) è nato a Parigi. Era un medico, ma piuttosto un filosofo perché aveva studiato letteratura e filosofia, tutti i suoi libri è l'unica scusa che siamo rimasti. Egli è stato successivamente attaccato al cardinale Barberini, il cardinale Mazzarino (colui che raccoglierà i libri dalla biblioteca di Mazzarino), il Cardinale Richelieu e la regina Cristina, bibliotecario anche, a parte il famoso 'Batt per stabilire una biblioteca. Questo è un erede di umanesimo che auspica un ritorno ad una rigorosa razionalità, questo libro è l'applicazione, l'invio deve esercitare il giudizio e di esaminare le cause e gli effetti prima condanna. Molte preziose informazioni trovate le accuse e le pratiche di molti uomini, Gallien, Raimondo Lullo, Alberto Magno, Tommaso d'Aquino, insieme ad una difesa delle accuse che sono stati portati contro questi uomini, Naudé smantella convinzioni circa i demoni, la pietra filosofale e che cosa coprono. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, une autre édition est parue à la même date chez Besongné. Livre relativement rare mais célèbre. Reliure en plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné. Ensemble frotté. La coiffe supérieure est manquante au 2/3, un coin ne porte plus de cuir, une partie des bordures est dépourvue de cuir, quelques manques à l'endroit des nerfs. Gabriel Naudé (1600 - 1653) est né à Paris. Il était médecin mais davantage philosophe car il avait étudié également la littérature et la philosophie, de tous ses livres l'apologie est le seul qui nous soit resté. Il fut successivement attaché au cardinal Barberin, au cardinal Mazarin (c'est lui qui se chargera de collecter les ouvrages de la bibliothèque de Mazarin), au cardinal Richelieu puis à la reine Christine, comme bibliothécaire également, à part le fameux 'Advis pour dresser une bibliothèque'. C'est un héritier de l'humanisme qui prône le retour à un rationalisme strict, cet ouvrage en est l'application, accréditant qu'il faut exercer son jugement et étudier les causes et les effets avant que de condamner. On trouve de nombreux renseignement précieux sur les accusations et les pratiques de nombreux hommes, Gallien, Raymond Lulle, Albertus Magnus, saint Thomas d'Aquin, en même temps qu'une défense des accusations qui ont été portés contre ces hommes, Naudé démonte les croyances sur les démons, la pierre philosophale et ce qu'elles recouvrent.

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        Le nepotisme de Rome.

      1669 - Ou relation des raisons qui portent les papes Å• aggrandir leurs neveus. Du bien & du mal qu'ils ont causé Å• l'Eglise depuis Sixte IV. jusqu'Å• maintenant. Des difficultés que les ministres des princes trouvent Å• traitter avec eus, & en méme temps des veritables moyens de s'en tirer, et d'oů vient que les familles des papes n'ont pas pu subsister longtemps avec éclat. Traduction de l'italien. P.1-2. [Leyde] 1669. [Hackius]. 12°, 2 p. w 1 wol. ([28], 224 s. ; 264, [24] s.) : inicj., winiety, sygnet druk. Miejsce wyd. i wydawca wedÅ‚ug sygnetu druk. InicjaÅ‚y autora L.G. pod dedykacjÄ… Opr. perg., zapl., oderwana. Zawilg. Leti Gregorio (1630-1701) - wÅ‚oski historyk, pisarz, biograf i podróżnik; przeszedÅ‚ na kalwinizm; autor znanych dzieÅ‚ antypapieskich PART 1 AND 2 IN ONE VOLUME. PARCHMENT BINDING DEPARTS FROM THE BOOK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Eglises Evangeliques des Vallées de Piémont ou Vaudoises. Divisée en deux livres, dont le premier fait voir..leur Discipline.. leur Doctrine..et le second les plus considerables Persecutions qu'elles ont souffertes jusques à l'an 1664. Le tout enrichi de tailles - douces. Leyde, chez Jean le Carpentier, 1669

      Carpentier Jean, 1669. 2 tomi in un vol. in - folio, ff.19 nn., pp.212; ff.8 nn., pp.385, (7); perfetta leg. coeva p.pelle, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Frontispizio inciso con figure emblematiche; ritratto in ovale del Léger inc. in tavola f.t., grande bella carta topografica ripieg. f.t. (mm.465x328) "Le tre Valli del Piemonte" ripresa da quella del Crasso e incisa da I.Somer nel 1668; nel testo vi sono 4 incisioni a mezza pag. di fauna locale e 29 incisioni raffig. cruente scene delle torture subite dai Valdesi nel XVII secolo nelle Valli Alpine del Piemonte. Prima edizione della celebre storia del Léger, Pastore di Prali e moderatore della chiesa Valdese, scampato alla strage delle Pasque Piemontesi con i fuggiaschi della Valle d'Angrogna, fondata su testimonianze oculari e deposizioni dirette, assai osteggiata e messa all'Indice. Opera assai autorevole, rara e ricercata, stampata con gran cura. Magnifico esemplare, marginoso e freschissimo. 2° Esemplare disponibile: leg. p. pelle, titolo e fregi a secco al dorso. Ottimo esemplare. 1200? 3° Esemplare disponibile: leg. coeva in p. pelle, titolo al dorso. Ai titoli e all'antiporta foglietto apposto sull'indicazione editoriale: A Amsterdam, chez J. Henry Wetstein, 1680. Il libraio di Amsterdam dovette mettere in vendita alcuni esemplari del Leger obliterando la precedente indicazione del 1669.

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        Teatro Nobillissimo di Scalcheria.. per apparecchio di Banchetti à gran Prencipi, secondo il variar delle stagioni. Col modo di far diverse vivande per il passato non usate à benefitio de professori con aggiunta di fare diuerse sorte di minestre..In Roma, per Giacomo Dragondelli, 1669

      Dragondelli, 1669. in - 4, pp. (12), 266, (mancano 2 pag. bianche in fine). Bella legatura posteriore in p.pelle, dorso a nervi. Precede il testo la dedica al Card. Giacomo Rospigliosi. Testatine e iniziali silogr. Si tratta di una raccolta ordinata in base ai mesi corretti delle vivande presentate dall'a. in occasione di banchetti, ricevimenti e feste da lui organizzati tra il 1640 e il 1668. Vi sono dettagliate descrizioni di pranzi, merende, cene, cene domestiche e di grasso e di magro. Dalla prefazione si evince che Mattei. vantava più di 35 anni di pratica e che fu al servizio del Marchese Paolo del Bufalo e poi di Paolo Falconieri. Bell' esemplare, di opera di gastronomia di grande rarità.

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        Mondo simbolico formato d'Imprese scelte, spiegate, ed illustrate con sentenze, ed eruditioni sacre e profane in questa impressione da mille parti ampliato...

      Nella Stampa di Francesco Vigone, 1669. Cm. 32,5, pp. (30) 854 + (230) di indici dei motti, delle imprese e delle cose notabili. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta xilografica. Bella antiporta allegorica, un ritratto del Picinelli inciso da Georges Tasniere a piena pagine, testatine, capolettera, finalini e 52 emblemi incisi su rame intercalati n.t. ad un quarto di pagina. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Al piatto anteriore, impressa in oro, lal scritta. Donné aux Capucins de Rouen. Ex libris inciso. Qualche ritocco alle legatura, una piccola fenditura esterna ad una cerniera, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Seconda edizione, considerevolmente ampliata rispetto all'originale di Milano (1653), di questo monumentale libro di emblematica dell'età barocca che presenta numerosissimi emblemi, imprese e simboli di ogni genere (corpi celesti, elementi, divinità, mostri, creature mitologiche, animali, piante, fiori, frutti, gemme e pietre preziose, metalli, oggetti di culto religioso, utensili e strumenti domestici, giochi, lettere alfabetali, strumenti fabrili, strumenti marinareschi, matematici, militari, musicali, ecc.). Il Picinelli (Milano, 1604 - Roma, 1678), teologo e storiografo, fu Canonico Lateranense e appartenne all'Ateneo dei Letterati Milanesi. Cfr. Vinciana (272).

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        La perpetuité de la foy de l'eglise catholique touchant l'eucharistie deffendue contre le livre du sieur Claude

      Chez Charles Savreux 1669 - - Chez Charles Savreux, A Paris 1669, In-4 (18,5x25,5cm), (74) 970, 172, 86p (12), relié. - Edition originale. Marque de l'imprimeur en page de titre, une vignette aux armes de Clément VI. Reliure en pleine basane brune mouchetée d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre de basane brune mouchetée. Une fente en tête. Une tache blanche en queue. Frottements. Bon exemplaire. L'ouvrage est une réponse au livre du ministre protestant Claude, qui lui-même était une attaque contre un livre d'Aubertin. L'oeuvre d'Arnaud et Nicole dépasse le simple cadre de la polémique et de la contestation des arguments du livre de Claude, il se veut un traité exhaustif de l'eucharistie et des mystère de la saint messe en accumulant les preuves historiques, notamment celles empruntées à l'église d'orient. Arnauld et Nicole, théologiens de Port-Royal, se firent les champions de la querelle religieuse contre les protestants. L'eucharistie était un point du dogme catholique intouchable, le nier comme le firent les protestants, c'était remettre en cause le principe de la transubstantation avec le corps du Christ et la possibilité de la grâce, et démonter les rituels de la messe et sa nécessité. C'est pourquoi la littérature polémiste sur l'eucharistie et la grâce est si importante, les deux églises n'auront de cesse de l'alimenter. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Maque the title page printer, a thumbnail of arms of Clement VI. Binding in full speckled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back to ornate nerves. As part of speckled brown sheepskin. A head slot. A white spot at the tail. Friction. Good copy. (74) 970, 172, 86p (12) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theatro moral de toda la philosophia de los antiguos y modernos. Con el Enchiridion de Epicteto, &c. Obra propria para enseñanza de Reyes y Príncipes. [Segunda obra, con portada propia:] Enchiridion de Epicteto gentil, con ensayos de Christiano.

      por Francisco Foppens, Impresor y Mercader de Libros 1669 - Fol. (342x223mm.); [24], 207, [1] p.; sign.: *6, **4, ***2, A-Z4, 2A-2C4; marca de Foppens calcografiada en portada, leyenda Spirat Spiritvs ubi vult, firmada P. Clouwet; capitales al inicio de cada glosa; retrato grabado de van Veen en verso de ***2 firmado Gertrudis filia eius p., Paulus Pontius sculpsit; 103 grabados (huella 183x150mm.).- [Segunda obra:] En Brusselas: por Francisco Foppens, Impresor y Mercader de Libros, MDCLXIX [1669].- [8], 50, [1] p.; sign.: a4, a-f4, g2; armas del marqués de Caracena calcografiadas en portada, firmadas A. Diepenbeke delin., Ptr. Clouwet sculpsit.- // Encuadernación, de época salvo el lomo, en plena piel; planos fileteados en dorado y cortes dorados. Anotaciones manuscritas con el nombre en inglés de los personajes que aparecen en los emblemas, en lápiz del 7 al 10 y en tinta fina en el grabado del retrato de van Veen, en el emblema 5 y del 13 al 29; titulillo de p. 81 corregido por la imprenta en origen con superposición de papel; páginas 82 a 88 malnumeradas 74 a 80; rastros de humedad antigua en el margen interno superior en diferentes partes de la obra y en la punta inferior en dos folios; alguna marca de oxidación del papel.- // VERDADERA PRIMERA EDICIÓN del Theatro moral de la vida humana editado por Foppens a partir de los grabados de Otto van Veen (el maestro de Rubens) para la edición de Horatii Flacci Emblemata de Amberes, Verdussen, 1607. A partir de esos grabados, que adquirió ?no à poca costa? (1), Foppens diseñó una obra donde cada uno iba precedido de una glosa, la cita de Homero, su versión en castellano y, bajo el grabado, una segunda glosa en forma de epigrama. Esta primera edición es la única que lleva por título Theatro moral de toda la philosophia de los antiguos y modernos en vez de la habitual de Theatro moral de la vida humana. Como el encargado de verter las citas de Horacio al castellano en la edición de Emblemata había sido Diego de Barreda -vicario entonces del castillo de Amberes- y sus versiones fueron muy elogiadas, Foppens las mantuvo en su Theatro Moral (2) Pero para traducir, versionar o sustituir las explicaciones de los grabados acudió a un autor escondido que, además de disponer un nuevo epigrama a continuación de cada grabado, escribió el magnífico prólogo, que proporciona el sentido de conjunto de la enseñanza moral de la obra. Se ha sugerido (3) desconocido fue Antonio Blum, diplomático al servicio de Castilla que participó en las negociaciones de la paz de Munster, de quien el Marqués de Peñacerrada, su responsable, habría escrito que no había conocido a nadie tan ducho en letras. Ese comentario, así como que el propio prologuista manifiesta en su presentación haber servido al marqués en ellas, basta a la critica para atribuirle a Blum la autoría. Sin embargo, el prologuista también dice de sí mismo haber nacido en Madrid -se deduce que en 1604-, estudiando sucesivamente en los colegios jesuitas de Madrid, Oropesa, Ocaña y El Escorial y en las Universidades de Alcalá de Henares y Salamanca -de donde le expulsaron por pendenciero-, haciéndose militar al finalizar los estudios y haberse casado, dejando las armas tras siete años de servicio en Milán y Flandes para dedicarse a las letras a partir de 1637 -teniendo 10 hijos desde entonces-. Todo ello incompatible con la realidad de Blum, cuyo verdadero nombre era Antoine Blun, nacido en Bourges, de nación francesa y autor en 1638 de un Manifeste aux peuples de la Franche-Comté de Bourgogne (4). Así, pese a lo que viene defendiéndose, tenemos que sugerir que Antoine Blun no pudo ser el colaborador anónimo de Foppens. Lamentablemente, todavía carecemos de una alternativa fundada que ofrecer. Queda la pista de que después de servir en el tercio de Martin de Idiaquez en Flandes, quedó al servicio de armas en el ejército ante Alemania en fechas en las que el vicario general de ese ejército era nuestro ya conocido Diego de Barreda.- // Refs.: CCPB 000123588-5; Palau, 358571; Peeters-Fontainas, II, 1272. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Gesantschaft der Ost-Indischen Geselschaft in den Vereinigten Niederländern, an den Tartarischen Cham, und nunmehr auch Sinischen Keyser, verrichtet durch die Herren P. de Gojern und J. Keisern. Darinnen begriffen die aller märckwürdigste Sachen, welche ihnen, auf währender reyse vom 1655. Jahre bis in das 1657. aufgestoßen [.] Itzund zum zweiten mahle hier und dar verbessert, und um ein guhtes theil vermehret, heraus gegeben.

      Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1669. - Folio (300 x 190 mm). Title printed in red and black. With the same engravings of the first Dutch edition of 1665: coloured engraved title page with the Chinese Emperor seated on a throne, his left arm resting on a globe and a convicted criminal at his feet, full-page coloured engraved portrait of Nieuhof with engraved poem by Jan Vos below, large folding map of China, 34 double-page engraved plates and views of Batavia, Canton, Macao, Nankan, Nankin, Beijing, etc., and 110 half-page engraved views and plates of ceremonies, costumes, animals, fishes and plants in the text all in contemporary colour. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards. German edition. Very scarce coloured copy of the most important embassy to China in the 17th century. Nieuhof's celebrated account of the first trade mission undertaken by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) to the Imperial Court and the Emperor of China is one of the very few non-Jesuit sources of the period. Originally published in Dutch in 1665, it "is regarded as the definitive account of the Dutch Embassy to Peking". - Johannes Nieuhof entered the service of the VOC after having travelled in the service of the Dutch West India Company through the West Indies and Brazil from 1640 to 1649. After two years of travels through the East Indies as a steward of the VOC, he was sent on this Dutch embassy to the Chinese Imperial Court, probably also because he was known to be an accomplished draughtsman. The embassy, together with embassies from the Mogols, the Tibetans and the South Tartars, was received in Beijing after a five-month journey from Canton. The object of the embassy was to obtain free trade throughout China. As common, it also served as a research expedition, and several scientists were members. They studied, described and drew from nature everything interesting they passed en route. Thus, the present account is not only written in a lively manner, but also richly illustrated with large views of all ports and places visited, starting with Batavia, whence the expedition sailed, and containing numerous text-engravings illustrating in detail 17th-century Chinese life and customs, including a beautiful series of engravings of the flora and fauna, all after Nieuhof's drawings. The work was first published by Jac. van Meurs at Amsterdam in 1665. It soon became highly popular and was published in German, French, English and Latin. VD 17, 3: 606778R. Tiele 801. Graesse IV, 675. Cordier 2346. Cox I, 325, L. Blussé & R. Falkenburg, Johan Nieuhof beelden van een China-reis 1655-1657 (1987). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historical Essay Endeavoring a Probability That the language of ... China is the Primitive Language

      London: Printed for Nath. Brook, 1669. First edition. Title-page printed in red and black, imprimatur (A1v), errata (P3r), lacking folding engraved map. Contemporary polished red morocco paneled gilt with double fillets, the spine in six compartments adorned with the gilt addorsed cipher of Charles II (one reserved for lettering), plain endpapers, edges gilt joints rubbed, lower corners of E1, G2, O5 clipped, short tear to bottom margin of I1, some light toning. First edition. Title-page printed in red and black, imprimatur (A1v), errata (P3r), lacking folding engraved map. Possibly the first work in China in English, this rare treatise on the supposed original language spoken by Adam and Eve, by the architect John Webb, a pupil of Inigo Jones. Harbsmeier notes that "Webb's contribution to Sinology is so important because he summarized what could be gleaned on the Chinese language from the published Western literature, and because he was the first to make a systematic book-length attempt to define the place of Chinese among the languages of the world...[and] to constructing out of these reports a case that Chinese was the original language of mankind before the building of the Tower of Babel." Wing W1202; ESTC R24606 Provenance: ?Charles II, King of Great Britain (his gilt addorsed cipher on the spine); C. Humphreys (signature on front free endpaper); Sir George Scott (acquisition note dated 5 May 1770 and faint pencil note of sale in another hand, Leigh and Sotheby, March 1781); William Vaughan ("Wm Vaughan" on title-page); University College London Library (stamps on A1v and P3r, duplicate stamp on verso of flyleaf); Robert S. Pirie (bookplate)

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        Titi Petronii arbitri equitis romani Satyricon, cum Fragmento nuper Tragurii reperto. Accedunt diversorum Poetarum Lusus in Priapum, Pervigilium Veneris, Ausonii cento nuptialis, Cupido crucifixus, Epistolae de Cleopatra, & alia nonnulla... Concinnante Michaele Hadrianide

      typis Ioannis Blaeu 1669 8vo (cm. 19,4), 18 cc.nn. (compresi antiporta incisa su rame e frontis.), 558 pp., 21 cc.nn., 168 pp., 4 cc.nn. Bella legatura ‘800 in mz. vitello biondo con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Tagli colorati e carte di guardia marmorizzate. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Pascarte Van't Westlycke Deel van OOST INDIEN

      Amsterdam: 1666-1669. - Single sheet (25 ¾ x 21 ½ inches, full margins with platemark). Fine engraved map, gilded, with original hand color, of the east coast of Africa to the west coast of India (lightly toned, rare spotting). Beautifully hand colored map of the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean, possibly colored by the school of Dirk Janzoon Van Santen. Van Santen was a distinguished colorist working in Amsterdam at the end of the 17th century, and was known for his lavish gold work often complimented with other expensive pigments such as ultramarine (Goedings 20). The contrasting found in the sunburst above the cartouche of this map, as well as the meticulous detailing of the Equator, the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the compass rose, the ships, and the cartouche point to a master colorist. During the seventeenth century, Amsterdam stood at the vanguard of sea chart production. With the expansion of the Dutch marine and mercantile empires it is of little surprise that this particular city excelled in the field with the most up-to-date information arriving with the country's sailing fleet. The Goos' were one of many families to derive a living from the creation of sea charts. This stunning map comes from Pieter Goos' atlas of sea charts, De Zee Atlas ofte Water-Weereld. The son of noted engraver Abraham Goos, he was one of the most important booksellers in Amsterdam during the second half of the seventeenth century, as well as an accomplished engraver. His first pilot was the Zee-Spiegel of 1650 which covered largely European waters. The Zee Atlas covered the whole world. Both atlases were well produced and aimed as much at the merchant, as the sea-going pilot. Designed to appeal to the armchair traveller, Goos's prospective clients were "Heeren en Kooplieden" (gentleman and merchants) before "Schippers en Stuurlieden" (pilots and seamen). Based on Hendrick Doncker's "Zee-Atlas" of 1659, particularly for its charts, and reprinted several times without much revision: 20 editions of Goos' 'Zee-Atlas' were published between 1666 and 1683, a testament to its enduring popularity. For more information about this map, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Tara Mishkovsky, M.A. in the Rare Book Department.

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        Iedo

      Artist: Montanus Arnoldus; Issued in: London; date: 1669 - Artist: Montanus Arnoldus; Issued in: London; date: 1669; - Condition: Very good; General and beautiful total view of Edo/Tokyo

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        Brief Animadversions On, Amendments Of, & Additional Explanatory...

      1669. Prynne Attacks Coke's Fourth Institutes Prynne, William [1600-1669]. [Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1643)]. Brief Animadversions On, Amendments Of, & Additional Explanatory Records to, The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England; Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts, Compiled by the Late Famous Lawyer Sir Edward Cooke Knight, (Chief Justice of Both Benches) in His Life-Time, But Published and Re-Printed (With Some Disadvantage) Since His Death. Wherein the Misquotations, Mistakes of Records, Antiquities Cited in Them, Are Rectified, Some Doubtful Passages Explained; Many Defective Omissions of Usefull Records Supplyed, Especially Such as Relate to the Proceedings, Priviledges, Members of the High Court of Parliament, The Courts of the High Steward, Constable, Marshal, Admiral, With Other Civil, Ecclesiastical Courts; The Universities of Oxford, Cambridge; The City of London, Isles of Man, Jersey, Garnsey, Serke, Aureney, Wight, The Principality of Wales, Kingdons of Scotland, Ireland, The Dominion of the British Seas Invironing; Sewers, Stanneries, Forests, Coat-Arms, Precedency of the Nobility, And Other Particulars: The Transcripts of Which Records Out of the Originals, Are at Large inserted, Many Others chronologically and Briefly Quoted; With Several Tables Thereunto: For the Publike Benefit, Information of All Judges, Officers on Those Courts; All Students, Professors of Law, And Other Delighting in Antiquity, History or Heraldry. London: Printed by Thomas Ratcliffe, And Thomas Daniel, For A. Crooke, W. Leake, A. Roper, F. Tyton, T. Collins, J. Place, [and 6 others], 1669. [xvi], 423, [69] pp. Folio (11-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary calf, rebacked, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, corners mended, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to boards, corners bumped, crack in text block before rear hinge. Moderate toning to text, browning and some chipping to outer margins of preliminaries, internally clean. * Only edition. Prynne was a contentious and erudite Puritan attorney and legal antiquarian who wrote several books and pamphlets on legal history, religion, politics and the arts. Ostensibly a supplement to Coke's Fourth Institutes (1644), his Animadversions is actually an attack that points and several "inaccuracies" and accuses Coke of plagiarism, chiefly fro

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        Corporis Humani Anatomia + Elementorum myologiae specimen: seu Musculi descriptor geometrica

      Thomam Fritsch, Lipsiae & Amstelodami, Apud Johan. Janssonium a Waesberge, & viduam Elizei Weyerstraet 1669 - 2 volumes in one. Bound in full contemporary vellum. All edges red. Includes: Verheyen's Corporis Humani Anatomia, 1705 AND Steno's Elementorum myologiae specimen, 1669 {[18], 622, [22] pages, [32] leaves of plates: Frontispiece portrait of Verheyden.} + {148, [3] p. : illus., plates. (7 fold out anatomical plates and tables, some have tears at the anchor.)} Title page in red and black. Early marginalia on front end page, signature from 1709 of H.J. Meyenberg, 1709. Scattered soiling/staining. "Verheyen initially studied theology at Louvain but the loss of a foot through illness caused him to change to medicine, which he studied at Leiden and Louvain. He completed his medical degree at Louvain in 1683, became professor of anatomy in 1689 and of surgery in 1693." Heirs of Hippocrates 663.[Elementorum myologiae specimen: seu Musculi descriptor geometrica. Amstelodami, Apud Johan. Janssonium a Waesberge, & viduam Elizei Weyerstraet. + Corporis Humani Anatomia, in qua omnia tam veterum, quam recentiorum Anatomicorum Inventa methodo nova & intellectu facillima describuntur, ac tabulis aeneis repraesentantur.] Refs: NLM, Garrison & Morton 388 (citing 1st ed, 1693) + Garrison & Morton 577; Osler 4021; Norman 2012; (all citing 1667 1st ed). Waller 9224; Krivatsy 11433; Eales (Cole Library) 579. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Radier - Büchlein / handelt Von der Etzkunst / Nemlich: Wie man mit Scheidwasser in Kupffer etzen / das Wasser / wie auch den harten und weichen Etzgrund machen solle; Daneben Kurtzer Beschreibung / wie die Kupfferplatten abzudrucken; die Druckerpresse zu machen / und was man sonsten darbey in acht zu nehmen hat. Erstmals sind, Abraham Bosse, berühmten Kupfferstechern zu Paris / in Französischer Sprache beschrieben / Anietzo aber zum Andernmahl / auff Begehren vieler Liebhaber in Teutscher Sprach heraus gegeben und vermehret : Samt einer Zugabe / von der Herold - Mahl - und Reisskunst / mit darzugehörigen Figuren / durch Georg : Andream Böcklern,.

      Nürnberg, Fürst ( gedruckt daselbst bey Christoff Gerhard) 1669 - 15 x 9.5 cm, 201 S., unpag. S. Vorrede (ca. 9 BL.), Vorsatz mit Kupfer, einige S. lose, 19 Kupfer auf Taf., Seiten gebräunt und stockfleckig, braun - roter Ledereinband läd. und berieben, Ecken bestossen, Name auf Vorsatz

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        Deß Hertzogthumbs Würtemberg.

      Stuttgart Rößlin 1669 - (30 x 18 cm). 186 (richtig 192) (8) S. Mit großem Wappenholzschnitt auf Titel. Moderner Halbpergamentband. Seltene Neuausgabe der Bauordnung von 1655. - Herzog Eberhard III, der nach dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg das zerstörte, verkleinerte, entvölkerte und mit hohen Schulden beladene Herzogtum Württemberg übernahm, erließ 1655, zum Wiederaufbau seines Landes, eine neue Bauordnung, welche die veraltete von 1568 ersetzen sollte. - Sie enthält im ersten Teil neben der eigentlichen Bauordnung auch eine Floß-Ordnung für den Neckar, die Nagold und die Enz, eine Ziegel-Ordnung und im zweiten Teil eine "Handwercksleuth-Ordnung" für Steinmetze, Maler, Schreiner, Schlosser, Glaser, Kupferschmiede und Hafner. - Papierbedingt durchgehend leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten und breitrandig. - VD17 1:042567Y

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        Histoire des Eglises Evangeliques des Vallées de Piémont ou Vaudoises.

      Divisée en deux livres, dont le premier fait voir.leur Discipline. leur Doctrine.et le second les plus considerables Persecutions qu'elles ont souffertes jusques à l'an 1664. Le tout enrichi de tailles-douces. Leyde, chez Jean le Carpentier, 1669, - 2 tomi in un vol. in-folio, ff.19 nn., pp.212; ff.8 nn., pp.385, (7); perfetta leg. coeva p.pelle, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Frontispizio inciso con figure emblematiche; ritratto in ovale del Léger inc. in tavola f.t., grande bella carta topografica ripieg. f.t. (mm.465x328) "Le tre Valli del Piemonte" ripresa da quella del Crasso e incisa da I.Somer nel 1668; nel testo vi sono 4 incisioni a mezza pag. di fauna locale e 29 incisioni raffig. cruente scene delle torture subite dai Valdesi nel XVII secolo nelle Valli Alpine del Piemonte. Prima edizione della celebre storia del Léger, Pastore di Prali e moderatore della chiesa Valdese, scampato alla strage delle Pasque Piemontesi con i fuggiaschi della Valle d'Angrogna, fondata su testimonianze oculari e deposizioni dirette, assai osteggiata e messa all'Indice. Opera assai autorevole, rara e ricercata, stampata con gran cura. Magnifico esemplare, marginoso e freschissimo. 2° Esemplare disponibile: leg. p. pelle, titolo e fregi a secco al dorso. Ottimo esemplare. 1200? 3° Esemplare disponibile: leg. coeva in p. pelle, titolo al dorso. Ai titoli e all'antiporta foglietto apposto sull'indicazione editoriale: A Amsterdam, chez J. Henry Wetstein, 1680. Il libraio di Amsterdam dovette mettere in vendita alcuni esemplari del Leger obliterando la precedente indicazione del 1669. CFR. HUGON-GONNET 68. MUSTON p.12. LOZZI 3608. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Paris, Frederic Leonard, 1669. 4to (195 x 155mm). pp. 120, with woodcut title vignette and 5 large folded engraved plates. Old black gilt ornamented boards (spine worn). First edition and second publication of a group of French anatomists called the 'Parisians'. "Perrault was the leader of a team of comparative anatomists, that included Guichard Joseph Duverney, Jean Pecquet, Moyse Charas and Philippe de la Hire; they were often called the 'Parisians' in contemporary literature because of their membership in the Académie Royale des Sciences. Their investigations began with a thresher shark and lion from the royal menagerie and went on to encompass forty-nine vertebrate species" (The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science & Medicine p. 610). The 'Parisians' laid the foundation of our knowledge of comparative anatomy. "No such detailed and exact descriptions and illustrations had been published before" (D.S.B). One plate with tear repaired on verso with no loss of illustration. / /Nissen ZBI, 3122. See also Cole, Comparative anatomy pp. 393-425.

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        La perpetuité de la foy de l'eglise catholique touchant l'eucharistie deffendue contre le livre du sieur Claude

      first edition. Maque the title page printer, a thumbnail of arms of Clement VI.Binding in full speckled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back to ornate nerves. As part of speckled brown sheepskin. A head slot. A white spot at the tail. Friction. Good copy. Chez Charles Savreux A Paris 1669 In-4 (18,5x25,5cm) (74) 970, 172, 86p (12) relié

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        Mondo simbolico formato d'Imprese scelte, spiegate, ed illustrate con sentenze, ed eruditioni sacre e profane in questa impressione da mille parti ampliato.

      Nella Stampa di Francesco Vigone,, In Milano, 1669 - Cm. 32,5, pp. (30) 854 + (230) di indici dei motti, delle imprese e delle cose notabili. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta xilografica. Bella antiporta allegorica, un ritratto del Picinelli inciso da Georges Tasniere a piena pagine, testatine, capolettera, finalini e 52 emblemi incisi su rame intercalati n.t. ad un quarto di pagina. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Al piatto anteriore, impressa in oro, lal scritta. Donné aux Capucins de Rouen. Ex libris inciso. Qualche ritocco alle legatura, una piccola fenditura esterna ad una cerniera, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Seconda edizione, considerevolmente ampliata rispetto all'originale di Milano (1653), di questo monumentale libro di emblematica dell'età barocca che presenta numerosissimi emblemi, imprese e simboli di ogni genere (corpi celesti, elementi, divinità, mostri, creature mitologiche, animali, piante, fiori, frutti, gemme e pietre preziose, metalli, oggetti di culto religioso, utensili e strumenti domestici, giochi, lettere alfabetali, strumenti fabrili, strumenti marinareschi, matematici, militari, musicali, ecc.). Il Picinelli (Milano, 1604 - Roma, 1678), teologo e storiografo, fu Canonico Lateranense e appartenne all'Ateneo dei Letterati Milanesi. Cfr. Vinciana (272). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CANDIA ANGUSTIATA.

      Ex Typographia Combi, & La Noù 1669 Prima edizione. Opera dedicata al Doge Domenico Contarini. Testo latino. Cm.14,4x7,4. Pg.288. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida, con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Piatto posteriore brunito, con minimo strappo. Tagli spruzzati. Marca calcografica al frontespizio raffigurante "La Minerva". Cartigli e capilettera incisi. Poche piccolissime tarlature ai margini, che non inficiano la fruibilità del testo. Il volume contiene la versione latina e di seguito la versione italiana della ?Candia angustiata svasoria all'Europa christiana?. Ascritto all'Ordine dei padri minimi di San Francesco di Paola, Il Frugoni (Genova, 1620 - 1684 circa) studiò in Spagna agli atenei di Alcalà e di Salamanca. Attivo presso l'Accademia degli Addormentati, fu segretario particolare di Aurelia Spinola e compì studi di teologia alla Sorbona. La sua opera principale è "Il cane di Diogene", stampata postuma nel 1689. Scrisse anche alcuni melodrammi, rappresentati con successo in importanti teatri europei. E' considerato uno dei massimi esponenti della lirica seicentesca italiana, cimentandosi altresì, tra i primi, nel romanzo di ispirazione contemporanea. "E' stato definito un "rappresentante tipico della mondanità in veste fratesca, della più strabiliante virtuosità barocca nell'eloquenza, nel romanzo, nella critica, nel teatro" (Sofia Armanini). La "Candia angustiata", qui in rarissima edizione originale, è un poema epico, e fu presentata al Senato della Serenissima il 6 maggio del 1669. > "Biblioteca volante di Giovanni Cinelli Calvoli", 353. Quattro esemplari censiti in SBN. Opera non segnalata da Piantanida, Melzi, Gamba, Graesse e Brunet. Codice libreria 128549.

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        Alcuni opuscoli filosofici del padre abbate D. Benedetto Castelli da Brescia ... Al serenissimo, e reverendiss. principe il sig. cardinale de' Medici. - Bologna, per Giacomo Monti: ad istanza degli eredi del Dozza, 1669.

      In - 4°; 4 cc., 79 pp., frontespizio con grande vignetta incisa in rame da P. Tedeschi, 5 incisioni in legno nel testo raffiguranti diagrammi ed esperimenti di ottica; legatura settecentesca in mezza pelle, tassello con titolo in oro e filetti in oro al dorso (minimi restauri). Buon esemplare. Prima edizione del più importante contributo di Benedetto Castelli agli studi di ottica; l'edizione include inoltre due lettere inedite a Galileo (27 giugno 1637 e 2 agosto 1638, pp. 47 - 79) nelle quali l'autore discute del calore, sulla base dei propri esperimenti sull'assorbimento e la trasmissione di calore da parte di oggetti bianchi e neri: ?more celebrated is Castelli's discussion of heat in a series of letters to Galileo (1637 - 1638) and particularly his experiments with the absorption of radiant and transmitted heat by black and white objects... [In these two letters] the pursuit of experimental science is even more clearly described than in Galileo's work on bodies in water? (DSB). Nel trattato, alle pp. 1 - 37, Castelli si occupa della percezione del movimento, di illusioni ottiche, dell'uso di lenti specifiche nei telescopi, della camera oscura: "Castelli optical investigations were continued in a treatise sent to Giovanni Ciampoli in 1639 and published posthumously in 1669 [pp. 1 - 37]; with four interesting woodcuts. Included are many observations and conclusions with respect to the persistence of optical images, by which Castelli explained the perception of motion, the illusion of forked tongues in serpents, and other phenomena. In the same treatise he recommended the use of diaphragms in telescopes to impede transverse rays, anticipating Hevelius. His discussion of the camera obscura, the inversion of images on the retina, and of cataract (from which Galileo had recently lost his sight), although less novel, are not without interest? (DSB). Nella parte centrale del volume (pp. 39 - 46), il Discorso sul modo di conservare i grani rappresenta un contributo interessante per la microbiologia e micropatologia: Castelli suggerisce di tenere il grano in una scatola sigillata anticipando gli esperimenti e le osservazioni contrarie alla generazione spontanea delle malattie e dei contagi. Riccardi I, col. 291. Carli - Favaro 322. DSB III, p. 116.

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        Horologi elementari divisi in quattro parti. Nella Prima Parte fatti con lâ??Acqua, nella Seconda con la Terra, nella Terza con lâ??Aria, nella Quarta col Fuoco...

      per Bortolo Tramontino 1669 4to (cm. 21,8), 155 pp., 2 cc.nn. con 16 ill.ni in xilografia a piena pagina. Frontis. entro cornice ornamentale. Fregi e capilettera. Legatura â??à lâ??imitationâ?? in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo impresso in oro al ds. Cornici e fregi floreali ai piatti. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Lievi aloni ed un piccolo timbro a secco su carta applicata al frontis. Modeste fenditure marginali su due carte. Nel complesso, bellâ??esemplare. Rara edizione originale di una ricercata opera italiana di orologeria. Riccardi I, 123.

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        An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, emperor of China: delivered by their excellencies Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking wherein the cities, towns, villages, ports, rivers, &c. in their passages from Canton to Peking are ingeniously described by John Nieuhoff; also an epistle of Father John Adams, their antagonist, concerning the whole negotiation; with an appendix of several remarks taken out of Father Athanasius Kircher; Englished and set forth with their several sculptures by John Ogilby

      Printed by John Macock for the Author, London 1669 - First English edition. Folio. Three quarter leather binding over marbled boards. Gift inscription in Swedish to first free end paper dated 1920 in pen. Very good. 18, 106, 327 (page skip from 184 to 205) Pages. Full page Frontispiece, Red and black lettered title page, 1 double page engraved map of China, 1 double page engraved map of Canton, 17 full page engravings, 121 engravings within the text. This is the first English edition translated from the Dutch edition of 1665 and expanded. An Embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, translated into English by the bookseller John Ogilby in 1669, is one of the earliest European attempts at an accurate description of China and the Chinese people. Due to its isolation under the Ming dynasty, earlier descriptions of China relied on fanciful tales and legends, many originating from ancient and medieval texts. The book consists of both an account of an embassy of the Dutch East India Company to the Shunzhi Emperor (1638-1661) and an account of general Chinese customs and occupations. The information was gathered and collated by Johan Nieuhof, one of the party which visited the Emperor in Beijing. His first-hand account therefore, allowed accurate descriptions and depictions of Chinese architecture, clothing and landscapes. The book was immensely popular in Europe, and was translated into many languages besides English and was influential in the introduction and proliferation of the 'chinoiserie' style in European art throughout eighteenth century. This style manifested itself in a wide range of artistic fields, from Sèvres porcelain in France, to the ornamental pagodas found in Britain and Germany. Notably, the book contains possibly one of the earliest descriptions of tea and its production, specifically stating its expense and its value to East Asian society. This description may have led to the English East India Company seeking to profit from the crop, initially through trade with Dutch merchants in Batavia (now Jakarta), and later through its introduction to the company's Indian territories. COMPLETE and RARE. Condition: Overall very good condition. Original marbled boards, half leather, spine professionally rebacked. Internal hinges reinforced. Inner engraving line of frontispiece slightly thin. Some waterstaining to a few pages (61-65; opp 78; 95; 101-104/ opp 40 - 44; 225). Closed tears to page 150;161;221;227. 5 cm piece in margin of page 265 missing; 3 cm piece of corner page 2 missing. Slight page toning as usual. An odd printing mistake where page 184 goes to page 205, but all text is correct and complete as well as the engravings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité des tournois, joustes, carrousels et autres spectacles publics.

      - Lyons: Jacques Muguet, 1669. 4to, (xvi), 400 pp. with the 2 cancels (C2-3) included in the preliminaries. Illustrated with an engraved title page vignette (variant featuring crest in an architectural setting), dedication vignette, 22 headpiece vignettes, some signed by Derbage (several repeated) and 23 historiated initials. 19th century tree calf without bands, backstrip with gilt rolls and morocco label, edges sprinkled, ribbon. Boards slightly rubbed, lower joint neatly repaired, occasional light foxing. Old handwritten cataloguing note on front free endpaper. Bookplate of A. Kuhnholtz-Lordat. First edition of this highly important work, a source for study of festive occasions of the late 16th and 17th centuries. It includes the iconographic program of such tournaments, dealing with the progress of events on land and water, the costumes, the machinery, dance, stage designs, music and other aspects. Ménestrier, a Jesuit from Lyons describes festivities in Italy, France, and Germany with references even to Polish and Lithuanian events. The vignettes show chariots, floats, a joust, equestrian quadrilles and machines. Brunet III 1624. Graesse IV, 487. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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; Hard Cover]

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        CANDIA ANGUSTIATA.

      Ex Typographia Combi, & La Noù, Venetiis 1669 - Prima edizione. Opera dedicata al Doge Domenico Contarini. Testo latino. Cm.14,4x7,4. Pg.288. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida, con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Piatto posteriore brunito, con minimo strappo. Tagli spruzzati. Marca calcografica al frontespizio raffigurante "La Minerva". Cartigli e capilettera incisi. Poche piccolissime tarlature ai margini, che non inficiano la fruibilità del testo. Il volume contiene la versione latina e di seguito la versione italiana della ?Candia angustiata svasoria all?Europa christiana? Ascritto all'Ordine dei padri minimi di San Francesco di Paola, Il Frugoni (Genova, 1620 - 1684 circa) studiò in Spagna agli atenei di Alcalà e di Salamanca. Attivo presso l'Accademia degli Addormentati, fu segretario particolare di Aurelia Spinola e compì studi di teologia alla Sorbona. La sua opera principale è "Il cane di Diogene", stampata postuma nel 1689. Scrisse anche alcuni melodrammi, rappresentati con successo in importanti teatri europei. E' considerato uno dei massimi esponenti della lirica seicentesca italiana, cimentandosi altresì, tra i primi, nel romanzo di ispirazione contemporanea. "E' stato definito un "rappresentante tipico della mondanità in veste fratesca, della più strabiliante virtuosità barocca nell'eloquenza, nel romanzo, nella critica, nel teatro" (Sofia Armanini). La "Candia angustiata", qui in rarissima edizione originale, è un poema epico, e fu presentata al Senato della Serenissima il 6 maggio del 1669. > "Biblioteca volante di Giovanni Cinelli Calvoli", 353. Quattro esemplari censiti in SBN. Opera non segnalata da Piantanida, Melzi, Gamba, Graesse e Brunet. 150 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        De Getrouwe Harder, ofte Een Voorstel van alle de princepaelste Plichten die een Dienaer Jesu Christi waerneemen moet, Soo neffens hem selfs, als ds Heeren dierbaere Gemeynte. Voorgestelt over de Woorden Pauli Actor. XX. vers XXVIII.

      Leeuwarden, Hendrik Rintjes, en Hauke Egberts Haeringa 1669 - (portret, titelprent, 36) 611 (50) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (vernieuwde schutbladen, titelprent en titelpagina aan de randen verstevigd, plaatselijk vochtvlekken)

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        Epitome commentariorum Moysis Armeni, de origine & regibus Armenorum et Pathorum, item series principum Iberiæ et Georgiæ, cum notis & observationibus. Accessit ejusdem epistola ad plur. reverend. & celeberrim. Doct. Ericum Benzelium de præsenti statu quarundam gentium orientalium. Stockholm, J. L. Horrn, 1723.

      4to. Pp. (iv), 108. Contemporary half calf, renewed paper covered boards, spien rubbed, new title label on spine. First edition. Comprises two parts, of which the first titled "Breve comment. de origine nationis Armenorum" is based on the writings of Movses Khoernatzi, known as the father of Armenian literature and believed to have lived in the 5th century. The second part "Series regum sive principum" is mainly based on Georgian manuscripts. Henrich Brenner (1669-1732), a Swedish philosopher and diplomat accompanied the Swedish envoy, Ludvig Fabricius, to Persia in 1697. The aim of the embassy was to establish trade relations between Persia and Sweden. Three years later on Brenner's return journey he was imprisoned in Russia until 1721. Due to the war between Charles XII and Peter I, the czar suspected that Brenner's mission might be connected with political secrets and therefore had Brenner arrested at Moscow. He was imprisoned for 21 years until the conclusion of the peace of Nystad. During his journey and the long imprisonment in Russia he had opportunity to study the languages and the cultures of Armenia, Dagestan, Georgia and Circassia. Brenner's extensive commentary of the "Epitome com. Moysis Armeni" indicates his broad knowledge of classical and oriental literature. At end a letter by Erik Benzelius, Archbishop in Uppsala at the time. Scarce. Zenker, BO ii, 2289. Svenskt Biografiskt Lexicon, 6

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        Tractatus de Corde. Item De Motu & Colore Sanguinis, et chyli in eum transitu

      Daniel Elzevir, Amsterdam 1669 - Bound in contemporary full speckled calf. Gilt roll on edges of covers. On the spine, five raised bands with gilt dentelle. Six gilt double-ruled panels with fleuron and additional floral rule at heel. Title (LOVVI | DE | CORD) in second panel. Edges of text-block speckled red.\\ Lower fore-corners lightly worn, upper fore-corners bumped. Gilt roll on edges of covers worn in places, especially along fore-edges. Faint scratches to front cover. Faint scratch to rear cover. Small light stains to rear cover. Superficial cracking to joints, with tiny chips in places. 1" split to upper front hinge; does not affect integrity. Head-piece worn toward front hinge, with binding ribbon visible. Tail-piece worn away, with binding ribbon visible. Gilt to raised bands largely worn. Covers gently splayed, due in part to folding plates at end. Mild tanning to edges of end-papers. Moderate stain to title-page, extending to ?4. Very scant foxing, and paper quite bright. No evidence of repair or replacement of any kind. A remarkably tight, unsophisticated, unmolested copy.\\ Three markings of ownership. First, "RC" faintly penned to upper edge of front paste-down, which has offset onto first free end-paper. Second, signed in an early hand, darker ink written over lighter, on title-page: "ex Libr:F:J: | Becquie med | audomar", that is, "from the library of Doctor F.J. Becquie, St. Omer (France)". First initial and first letter of surname uncertain (Decquie?). Third, a red wax-seal on the rear paste-down, chipped on left and lower edges, bearing a sigyll of a potted tree (pomegranate?) in an urn, and the legend: [QVI?MISC]VIT?VTILE?DVLCI. \\Frustratingly little can be gleaned from the ownership marks, nothing from the first. The second places the book in the hands of a medical doctor in St. Omer, some 160 miles from Amsterdam; the book was not very intensively read, it would seem. The third, a tantalizing scrap, takes its legend from Horace, De arte poetica 343(-4): omne tulit punctum, qui miscuit utile dulci/ lectorem delectando pariterque monendo: "he wins every point, whoever blends the beneficial with the sweet/ by pleasing the reader and by teaching him as well". Doubtless the mark of a bibliophile, but who?\Richard Lower was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (like John Locke, who was a year or so behind him), and it was in Oxford, a generation after Harvey fully described the circulation of the blood under the action of the heart, that his experiments concerning the flow of blood and its interaction with air began. In the Tractatus de Corde, Lower describes his pioneering research into the cardiopulmonary system (including distinguishing arterial and venous blood), the transfusion of blood, and the relation of the circulatory and gastrointestinal systems. There are two issues within 1669, the earlier (by about three months) being London: John Redmayne. The Redmayne issue is found in two states, the first being exceptionally rare. Lower feuded with Edmund O’Meara, an Irish Galenist, who had published a pamphlet excoriating Lower’s friend and master, Thomas Willis. Lower, augmenting an insult to O’Meara, caused a cancellans to be printed (A6); most copies of the London issue contain the cancel. The Elzevir edition is based on the text containing the cancel. A true second edition (auctior et emendatior, and containing the beginnings of Lower’s work on catarrh) appeared in 1670. The seven long folding plates at the end (which were re-engraved from the London edition, "and are superior to that of the London edition" [Fulton]) are most remarkable, illustrating the flow of the blood as well as Lower’s experimental methods.\\Fulton Lower 6; Cushing L 372; Grolier Medical 100, 34 (London); Heirs of Hippocrates 582; Krivatsky 7157; Osler 3277; Printing and the Mind of Man 149 (London); Waller 6046; Willems 1412. Octavo (6 3/8" x 3 3/4", 156mm x 94mm). Binder’s blank, ?8 A-O8 P4, binder’s blank [$5 signed (–?1, –P4)]; 124 leave [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TER TRIA: OR THE DOCTRINE OF THE THREE SACRED PERSONS, FATHER, SON, & SPIRIT

      London: [s.n.], 1669. Second edition n. This curious volume holds two special sources of pleasure: the text, which is a poem by an Irish clergyman who backed Cromwell, and a binding that one could easily mistake for a 17th century survival. The wonderfully-named Faithful Teate (ca. 1627-65/66) was born in County Cavan to a staunch Puritan family (his clergyman father was also Faithful and, one presumes, faithful). The younger Faithful followed in his father's ecclesiastical footsteps, eventually receiving a benefice in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he composed "Ter Tria." Critics now regard his verse, here in the style of the metaphysical poets, as being on par with Herbert; some, like Angelina Lynch, have even gone so far to label his work a "neglected masterpiece." Poetizing must have run in the blood, as Faithful's son Nahum Tate was appointed poet laureate of England in 1692. Our replica binding is remarkable, highlighting technical virtuosity, aggressively delicate touch, and notably high standards of craft and materials. Dusel's modern interpretations of classic binding styles impress with their fidelity, and they often innocently deceive all but the most sophisticated collector. When Bernard Middleton, the dean of British book conservators, saw examples of Dusel's work in California, he is reported to have said he was going to go away and shoot himself. Dusel's bindings are not signed, but this is certainly his work (the volume was formerly in the inventory of the dealer who is one of the binder's chief clients). This is not a common book: we could trace only three copies at auction since 1975.. 145 x 90 mm. (5 3/4 x 3 1/2"). 4 p.l., 190 pp. Second edition. CONVINCING RETROSPECTIVE BLACK MOROCCO, EXUBERANTLY GILT, BY PHILIP DUSEL, covers with floral roll border and central panel with animated design of flowers and drawer handle tools in period style, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with floral centerpieces, gilt titling, turn-ins with floral gilt roll, all edges gilt. Wing T-618. The headline word on both sides of perhaps thirty leaves cut into, not infrequent minor foxing, but a perfectly acceptable copy internally, with no fatal defects, and with the very decorative retrospective binding unworn. This curious volume holds two special sources of pleasure: the text, which is a poem by an Irish clergyman who backed Cromwell, and a binding that one could easily mistake for a 17th century survival. The wonderfully-named Faithful Teate (ca. 1627-65/66) was born in County Cavan to a staunch Puritan family (his clergyman father was also Faithful and, one presumes, faithful). The younger Faithful followed in his father's ecclesiastical footsteps, eventually receiving a benefice in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he composed "Ter Tria." Critics now regard his verse, here in the style of the metaphysical poets, as being on par with Herbert; some, like Angelina Lynch, have even gone so far to label his work a "neglected masterpiece." Poetizing must have run in the blood, as Faithful's son Nahum Tate was appointed poet laureate of England in 1692. Our replica binding is remarkable, highlighting technical virtuosity, aggressively delicate touch, and notably high standards of craft and materials. Dusel's modern interpretations of classic binding styles impress with their fidelity, and they often innocently deceive all but the most sophisticated collector. When Bernard Middleton, the dean of British book conservators, saw examples of Dusel's work in California, he is reported to have said he was going to go away and shoot himself. Dusel's bindings are not signed, but this is certainly his work (the volume was formerly in the inventory of the dealer who is one of the binder's chief clients). This is not a common book: we could trace only three copies at auction since 1975.

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        Titi Petronii arbitri equitis romani Satyricon, cum Fragmento nuper Tragurii reperto. Accedunt diversorum Poetarum Lusus in Priapum, Pervigilium Veneris, Ausonii cento nuptialis, Cupido crucifixus, Epistolae de Cleopatra, & alia nonnulla. Concinnante Michaele Hadrianide

      typis Ioannis Blaeu, Amstelodami 1669 - Bella legatura 800 in mz. vitello biondo con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Tagli colorati e carte di guardia marmorizzate. Ottimo esemplare. 8vo (cm. 19,4), 18 cc.nn. (compresi antiporta incisa su rame e frontis.), 558 pp., 21 cc.nn., 168 pp., 4 cc.nn.

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        Collection of manuscript documents in Spanish on paper relating to his death and estate.

      Talavera Folio, 100 ff.. 1669–79 Suárez de Toledo seems to have been a serious collector of oil portraits — including one of Hernando Cortés and one of the Queen of France — as well as of religious art, silver, and other “objets d'art.” The several inventories present in this cahier document his passion, with the other documents further telling the story of the complicated settlement of the estate by the heirs. Written by several notaries so hands are varied. Stitching starting to loosen. A very few leaves with small loss of text to a hungry rodent.

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        Observationes Medicae circa Morborum Acutorum Historiam et Curationem.

      FIRST EDITION. A founding work in epidemiology, and Sydenham?s first book. This work includes the most minute account of measles, its differentiation from scarlatina (which he named), an important account of smallpox, and an excellent description of scarlet fever. The book was a result of clinical notes kept between 1669 and 1674, after the Great Plague of London. In the preface, Sydenham set out his ideas for ambitious therapeutic reforms, exemplified in the text with respect to epidemic diseases, paying attention to one particular factor causing seasonal and annual variations. ?Sydenham?s studies in the geography and meteorology of epidemic diseases and the rhythmic periodicity of their recurrences make him, with Hippocrates and Baillou, one of the main founders of epidemiology? (Garrison).G&M 2198, 5075 (scarlet fever), 5407 (smallpox) & 5441.1 (measles). Wing S6314 (this is technically a third edition of the Methodus Curandi Febres, but is so altered and enlarged as to constitute a new work). Lilly, Notable Medical Books, 89. One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine (Exhibition Catalogue), 35. Meynell, Bibliography, 1.4. Norman catalogue 2038. For a further study of Sydenham?s theory of epidemics, see Major Greenwood in Proc. Roy. Soc. Med., XII, 55-76, 1919.8vo, pp. (liv), 425, 27 leaves, engraved frontispiece portrait by Blooteling after Mary Beale. Title within double ruled border. Contemporary vellum, a little marked, head of spine repaired at an early date, later paper label. Paper very slightly browned and some mild foxing, foxing stain on pp. 51-54, otherwise a very good copy.

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        De Getrouwe Harder, ofte Een Voorstel van alle de princepaelste Plichten die een Dienaer Jesu Christi waerneemen moet, Soo neffens hem selfs, als ds Heeren dierbaere Gemeynte. Voorgestelt over de Woorden Pauli Actor. XX. vers XXVIII.

      Leeuwarden, Hendrik Rintjes, en Hauke Egberts Haeringa 1669. (portret, titelprent, 36) 611 (50) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (vernieuwde schutbladen, titelprent en titelpagina aan de randen verstevigd, plaatselijk vochtvlekken).

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Sanson b. Mariette, "Amerique Septentrionale Par N. Sanson . Revenue et changée . Par G. Sanson . 1669".

      - dat. 1669, 39,5 x 55,5 Pastoureau, Sanson V E, Nr. 213; Burden, Mapping of America, Nr. 404 ( first state ). - Oben links die Titelkartusche. Die Karte zeigt Nordamerika. Kalifornien ist als Insel dargestellt.

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        Two Discourses.

      

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        PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS, 1669.

      London, printed for John Martyn, 1669-1670.. 12 monthly issues bound together 1660-1670 (a complete year), NO TITLE PAGES, numbered 45-56, March 1669 - February 1670, printed for John Martyn, the printer\'s details are at the foot of the last page of each part. Small 4to, 5 folding engraved plates and 1 folding map, pages, 893-1142 plus 4 pages of table and 4 pages of publisher\"s catalogue, bound in contemporary blind panelled calf with ornaments at corners, rebacked with maroon label with gilt lettering and rules between raised bands. Binding scuffed and darkened near to spine, corners worn, light cup ring to upper cover, modern bookplate on first pastedown, neat ink name and date on first free endpaper, 3 small neat repairs to blank side of folding map, small neat repair to folding plate of the woman with the swollen breasts, small neat repair with archival tape to fold of Wren\'s engine and a few edges of outer margins of the plates are slightly ragged but not affecting the image, top edge of pages 1038 and 1039 have tears with slight loss of text, affecting the last words on the first 4-5 lines, mostly still legible, top margins slightly trimmed which occasionally affects the numbers, occasional light staining to upper margins, some outer margins a little dusty with the occasional small pale stain or fox spot, otherwise a good copy of a scarce item WHICH INCLUDES 2 ARTICLES CONNECTED WITH SIR ISAAC NEWTON, SEE THE BABSON REFERENCE BELOW. Some articles included in this volume are: A Summary Account of the Laws of Motion, communicated by Mr Christian Hugens in a letter to the R. Society, written in Latin; followed by, An Account Concerning the Resolution of Equations in Numbers imparted by Mr. John Collins; Tractatus de Corde, item de motu & Colore Sanguinis etc by Richard Lower; An Observation made at Paris , the 17th August 1668 at night by M. Hugen and Picart; Instructions Concerning the use of Pendulum -Watches for finding Longitude at Sea; Observations concerning Japan; Observations concerning Bath-Springs by Joseph Glandvill; Some inquiries concerning the Eruptions of Mount Aetna; A Description of Dr Christopher Wren\'s Engin, designed for grinding Hyperbolical Glasses; The extracts of two letters, one written from Paris concerning some transactions there relating to the transfusion of Blood; A Learned Treatise concerning the Doctrine of Motion by J. Wallis; Some Observations Concerning the Baroscope and Thermoscope by Wallis and Beal; An Account of a small tract, entitled Thomas Hobbes Quadratura Circuli etc; and many other short articles. See A Descriptive Catalogue of the Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, pages 54-55, [109], and also Printing and the Mind of Man, 148, A Voice for Science. \"The Philosophical Transactions was the earliest scientific journal, they consisted at first of a small monthly pamphlet of about 20 pages. The contents included extracts or paraphrases from letters written to Oldenburg or reports to the Society, and book reviews. It was about the middle of the eighteenth century that the responsiblity for the transactions was officially assumed by the Royal Society\". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Middelburg panorama - Smallegange.

      Panorama van Middelburg uit de Nieuwe Cronyk van Zeeland, kopergravure uit 1669, door P.J. Mattheus Smallegange (1624 - 1740), Zeeuws historicus, genealoog en vertaler. Afm. (prent) 27 x 67 cm. Later met de hand gekleurd.Prijs: € 875,- (incl lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS, 1669.

      London, printed for John Martyn, 1669 - 1670.12 monthly issues bound together 1660 - 1670 (a complete year), NO TITLE PAGES, numbered 45 - 56, March 1669 - February 1670, printed for John Martyn, the printer's details are at the foot of the last page of each part. Small 4to, 5 folding engraved plates and 1 folding map, pages, 893 - 1142 plus 4 pages of table and 4 pages of publisher"s catalogue, bound in contemporary blind panelled calf with ornaments at corners, rebacked with maroon label with gilt lettering and rules between raised bands. Binding scuffed and darkened near to spine, corners worn, light cup ring to upper cover, modern bookplate on first pastedown, neat ink name and date on first free endpaper, 3 small neat repairs to blank side of folding map, small neat repair to folding plate of the woman with the swollen breasts, small neat repair with archival tape to fold of Wren's engine and a few edges of outer margins of the plates are slightly ragged but not affecting the image, top edge of pages 1038 and 1039 have tears with slight loss of text, affecting the last words on the first 4 - 5 lines, mostly still legible, top margins slightly trimmed which occasionally affects the numbers, occasional light staining to upper margins, some outer margins a little dusty with the occasional small pale stain or fox spot, otherwise a good copy of a scarce item WHICH INCLUDES 2 ARTICLES CONNECTED WITH SIR ISAAC NEWTON, SEE THE BABSON REFERENCE BELOW. Some articles included in this volume are: A Summary Account of the Laws of Motion, communicated by Mr Christian Hugens in a letter to the R. Society, written in Latin; followed by, An Account Concerning the Resolution of Equations in Numbers imparted by Mr. John Collins; Tractatus de Corde, item de motu & Colore Sanguinis etc by Richard Lower; An Observation made at Paris , the 17th August 1668 at night by M. Hugen and Picart; Instructions Concerning the use of Pendulum - Watches for finding Longitude at Sea; Observations concerning Japan; Observations concerning Bath - Springs by Joseph Glandvill; Some inquiries concerning the Eruptions of Mount Aetna; A Description of Dr Christopher Wren's Engin, designed for grinding Hyperbolical Glasses; The extracts of two letters, one written from Paris concerning some transactions there relating to the transfusion of Blood; A Learned Treatise concerning the Doctrine of Motion by J. Wallis; Some Observations Concerning the Baroscope and Thermoscope by Wallis and Beal; An Account of a small tract, entitled Thomas Hobbes Quadratura Circuli etc; and many other short articles. See A Descriptive Catalogue of the Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, pages 54 - 55, [109], and also Printing and the Mind of Man, 148, A Voice for Science. "The Philosophical Transactions was the earliest scientific journal, they consisted at first of a small monthly pamphlet of about 20 pages. The contents included extracts or paraphrases from letters written to Oldenburg or reports to the Society, and book reviews. It was about the middle of the eighteenth century that the responsiblity for the transactions was officially assumed by the Royal Society". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Complete Chymical Dispensatory, in Five Books: Treating of All sorts of Metals, Precious Stones, and Minerals, of all Vegetables and Animals, and things that are taken from them, as Musk, Civet, &c. How rightly to know them, and how they are to be used in Physick; with their several Doses.

      London : Printed by John Darby for Richard Chiswell, and Robert Clavell, 1669 A very good copy of the 1st edition of Johann Shroder's work in English, translated by William Rowland. An extremely scarce work. Johann Shroder (1600-1664) was a German physician and pharmacologist and is credited as the first person to recognise arsenic as an element - producing it by heating its oxide in 1649. This work was published in Latin in 1662. This copy has been recently rebound in half leather with marbled boards. The spine has gilt lined raised bands and titles. New endpapers have been added. Contents: title page with ink signature of Wm Goodwin ('bought of Mrs Field') and John Hurnon; Dedication by William Rowland 3pp; Book I - Introduction pp 1-49; blank; Book 2 'Of the Shop' pp 51-147; blank; Book 3 'called Macrocosmology - treating of the Great World, or Mineralogy, Treating of Minerals' pp 149-283; blank; Book 4 'Phytologia' pp 385-505; Book 5 'Zoology' pp 506-545; Finis; blank; Table 11pp; publisher's advert 1p. The binding is in near fine condition. Internally pages have some brown toning (some darker than others - and some with light spotting) and there is darker tone to the top margins. P 207 lacks the corner tip and some pages have corners turned over. Contents generally very clean with just the odd mark.

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        D. Alphonsi de Olea ... Tractatus de cessione jurium et actionum ... Editio 5a, ab ipso auctore aucta et locupletata additionibus.

      Lugduni [i.e., Lyons]: sumpt. Laurentii Arnaud & Pedri Borde Folio (33 cm; 13"). [6] ff., 688, [64] pp.; [4] ff., 92 pp., [8] ff.. 1669 Olea saw the first edition of his work on European legal procedure, parties, substitution of parties, and assignment under Roman law published for the first time in 1601; subsequent editions, like this one still of the 17th century, followed. A final section with its pagination is the decisions of the Roman Rota ("Decisiones Sacrae rotae romanae, recentissimè recollectae per ... Io. Dominicvm Fantini"). Title-page printed in black and red, text in double-column format. Contemporary limp vellum with ties; a browned copy. Half-title cut down and mounted; title-leaf remargined. Worming in margins and in text, with loss of words and letters; occasionally a tear, occasionally an old marginal note.

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        A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount AEtna, Or, Monte-Gibello: (see description for full title);

      London, T. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1669.: T Newcomb in the Savoy, 1669. Hardcover. Fine. Title: A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount AEtna Or Monte-Gibello As it came in a Letter Written to His Majefty from Nales by the Right Honorable The Earle of Winchilfea His Majesties late Ambaffador at Conftantinople who in his Return from thence Vifiting Catania in the Ifland of Sicily was an Ey-witnefs of The Dreadfull Spectacle Together with a more particular Narrative of the fame as it is Collected out of feveral Relations fent from CATANIA." New coloured paper-covered boards with new end-papers pp. 38 Coll. A4 B4 C4 D4 it is possible that a plate may have been issued but one is not present cr. 8vo. (7.5" x 5.25") text pages a little brown and soiled expert repair to tear in lower corner of last leaf slightly affecting text otherwise fine

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        Vulcani Liebes-Garn, Teutsch beschrieben Durch Den Wohlgebornen Herrn, Herrn Frantz, Freyherrn von Wützenstein. Obrist-Wachtmeistern, aus der Streittenden Gesellschaft der Werhafften genant. Vertheilet In Vier Bücher. 6 Bl., 260 S. Mit doppelblattgr. gestoch. Titel und 10 Kupfertafeln. 12°. Halbpergamentbd im Stil d. Z.

      (Nürnberg, Hoffmann?), Gedruckt im Jahr 1669. - Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe des erotischen Werks, von dem wir nur das Exemplar der Berliner Staatsbibliothek aus der Sammlung Meusebach nachweisen können (nur 8 Tafeln). Bekannter mythologischer Stoff über die penetrante Untreue der Aphrodite (hier mit Ares) und die trickreiche Entdeckung der Ehebrecher. Mit einer entschuldigenden Vorrede "An das Löbl. Frauen-Zimmer". Die Zuordnung zu Pallavicino als Autor erfolgte nach Sartori, Bibl. der Theresian. Academie, 1802, S. 312, in der dieser nach der unzweifelhaften Vorlage für Wützensteins Übersetzung 'Schicksal der lieben Bellimire und Corilanders' (1671) dieses Werk ebenfalls als aus dem Pallavicino übersetzt angibt, allerding mit dem Erscheinungsjahr 1671 und dem Zusatz: "Post mortem Il. Mss. reliquit, quae edi curavit Frater ejus". Diese Informationen wiederholen, mit anderen Jahreszahlen, die Angaben aus Jöcher IV 2088. Hausmann, 'Bibliographie der deutschen Übersetzungen aus dem Italienischen' bestätigt Pallavicinos 'La Rete di Vulcano', Venedig 1641 als Vorlage. Ferrante Pallavicino (1616-1644) galt als einer der geistvollsten Dichter und Satiriker im Italien des 17. Jahrhunderts. Doch seine teils pornographischen Werke sowie die Schriften gegen die katholische Geistlichkeit und die mächtige Familie Barberini wurden ihm zum Verhängnis. Ein gedungener Verräter lockte den Dichter nach Avignon, wo er verhaftet, des Atheismus angeklagt und 1644 nach einem Scheinprozeß im Alter von 31 Jahren wegen seiner pornographischen und antiklerikalen Schriften enthauptet wurde. Über Wützenstein ist fast nichts bekannt. Er soll aus der Krain stammen. Im DBA werden als Erwähnungsdaten nur die Jahre 1671 und 1687 genannt. Auch über eine 'Streittende Gesellschafft', deren Mitglied Wützenstein unter dem Namen 'Der Werhaffte' gewesen sein soll, können wir nichts ermitteln. – Gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, eine Lage im Satzspiegel stärker. Leicht ausgebunden. Titel mit radiertem Besitzvermerk und Papierverlust außerhalb des Drucks. Kupfertitel mit kleinen hinterlegten Fehlstellen. – VD17 1:665715U. Hayn/G VI 10. Hausmann, Bibliographie der deutschen Übersetzungen aus dem Italienischen, 0850. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le tombeau de la fausse theologie (1-IV) extermine par la veritable venant du Saint Esprit, avancee en certaines missives ecrites a diverses personnes. 4 parts in 1 vol.

      Amsterdam 1669-1672. (6)+215+(8)+213+(7)+228+(12)+308 pages pp. With gray spota on first app 30 pages, Seperate titelleaves for each part. Bound in a contemporary full vellum. With some wear and light spottet. Old autographic writing in inside frontboard and on endpapers. First Edition.. 15062325

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        Vangiones Partie Meridionale de L'Archevesché De Mayence Estats Des Princes Palatins De Zweybruck ou Deux-Ponts dans le Palatinat Du Rhein. Par le Sr. Sanson Geographe ordinaire du Roy A Paris. Chez Pierre Mariette Rue St. Iacques à l'Esperance. Avec Privilege pour Vingt Ans. 1669.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Nicolas Sanson d' Abbeville in Paris, dat. 1669, 41 x 47,5 Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp, Landkarten der Pfalz am Rhein, 1513-1803, S. 265. - Zeigt die Pfalz zwischen Rheinzabern, Worms-Pfeddersheim, Meisenheim, St. Wendel und Saarbrücken mit dem Saasrlauf. - Mittig Zweibrücken und Kaiserslautern. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Meilenzeiger. - Selten! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        HOMER HIS ILIADS [and] HOMER HIS ODYSSES Translated, Adorn'd With Sculpture, and Illustrated with Annotations, by John Ogilby

      London: by James Flesher for the Author, 1669. Bound together as one large volume. The second printings of Ogilby?s translations of both the ILIADS and the ODYSSES. The Iliads with a title-page in red and black, and 43 [of 47] magnificent plates by Hollar, Lampart, and others, engraved head- and tailpieces and initials throughout, without the portraits of Ogilby and Homer. The Odysses with title-page in red and black and 23 engraved plates [without the Ogilby portrait which is a repeat of the portrait in the Iliads or the portrait of Charles II which is very rarely if ever encountered], engraved head- and tailpieces and initials throughout. Royal folio [385x260mm], bound in the original contemporary calf, the covers with double fillet rules at the borders, the spine with raised bands. title, [42], 520. [ii], 358 pp. A rare copy of this magnificently illustrated Homer still retaining its original binding and without repairs. This copy was used throughout the centuries and has occasional closed tears or others with some loss, a title-age detached and present, there is some staining here and there typical to books that have been well used over the centuries. The binding has wear and some chipping or loss to the extremities at the spine tips, edges and corners. A copy highly unusual in that it has no repairs or re-backing and a reasonable copy including both of these great books, retaining virtually all of their original engraved illustrations and with rather typical loss to the textblock and the expected faults. HIGHLY IMPORTANT PRINTINGS IN ENGLISH OF TWO GREAT BOOKS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. EXTENSIVELY ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS. Ogilby's illustrated books and maps are perfect examples of the English baroque taste. It was Ogilby's illustrated edition of the ILIAD that first captured Pope's imagination as a schoolboy and would have led ultimately to his own celebrated translation of Homer. Johnson's tells how Pope was 'first regularly initiated in poetry by the perusal of Ogilby's HOMER, and Sandys's OVID,' and that as a schoolboy 'he formed a kind of play from Ogilby's ILIAD, with some verses of his own intermixed, which he persuaded his school-fellows to act, with the addition of his master's gardener, who personated Ajax' (quoted in the catalogue to the Garden Sale, Sotheby's New York, November 1989). The unsinkable John Ogilby, 1600-1676, never let adversity get the best of him. After surviving the loss of all his worldly possessions in Dublin in 1641 during the civil war, nearly being blown up and shipwrecked, he settled in London where he published books. Although the great fire of 1666 destroyed both his house and his book stock, it could not destroy his determination. Ogilby rebuilt his house and set up a large printing establishment. Ogilby has been referred to as "the English De Bry", as his works are similar in their objects, compilations and mode of illustration.

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