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        Les Métamorphoses d'Ovide, Traduites en vers François. (3 volumes)

      Paris.: Chez Claude Barbin., 1669 Tome 1: Livres I & II (1669): Frontispiece - (14p) - 234 pages - (1p, Extrait du Privilège du Roy), inclut 1 gravure au début du Livre I et une autre au début du Livre II; Tome 2: Livres III & IV (1670): (4p) - 227 pages - (1p, Extrait du Privilège du Roy); Tome 3: Livres V & VI (1672): (4p) - 203 pages - (1p, Extrait du Privilège du Roy). De nombreux bandeaux, initiales et cul-de-lampe. La reliure rouge, avec dos à 5 nerfs, est en très bonne condition. Les tranche sont dorées, pages de garde marbrées. Les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres, solides, sans inscription et sans rousseur. SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE COMPLET. EXTRÊMEMENT RARE. Le WorldCat ne semble indiqué aucun endroit avec les 3 tomes. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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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. .

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        De Calceo antiquo, et Jul. Nigronus de Caliga veterum. Accesserunt ex Q. Sept. Fl. Tertulliani, Cl. Salmasl, & Alb. Rubeni scriptis plurima ejusdem argumenti.

      Andreas Frisl., Amstelodami. 1669 - In 16°, m. pelle no coeva, cc.nn. 5 + pp. 345 + cc.nn. 14 di Index + 21 inc., raffiguranti vari tipi di calzature ed alcuni costumi, di cui 6 doppie. Front. fig. UNITO: NIGRONI IULI. De Caliga veterum, pp. 213 + cc.nn. 7 + 5 inc. di cui 1 doppia. Mende alla cop.

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        Alcuni opuscoli filosofici... -

      Bologna, Monti, 1669.In-4. Legatura del '900 in mezza pergamena con angoli. Stemma del Cardinale Leopoldo de' Medici inc. in rame sul frontespizio ed alcune illustrazioni inc. in legno n.t. (8), 79 pp.; poche e lievi arrossature. Assai rara edizione originale ed unica di alcuni opuscoli scientifici del più apprezzato allievo e collaboratore di Galileo, e insegnante del Torricelli e del Borelli. Il primo (pp. 1-37) si occupa di fenomeni della vista: spiega la percezione del movimento ed i motivi di molte illusioni ottiche, parla della camera oscura, l'inversione delle immagini sulla retina, la cataratta ecc. Sono anche particolarmente interessanti le Due lettere al Galileo (pp.47-79) in cui espone le sue esperienze sulla trasmissione del calore. E' sorprendente che questi notevoli testi non siano mai stati ristampati! Riccardi I, 291. Gamba 1864. DSB II, 115. Very rare first (and only) edition of a collection of essays on optics and on heat by the most distinguished student and colleague of Galileo. It is surprising that they have never been reprinted. Coat of arms on title and some woodcuts in the text. 20th century half vellum; minor light foxing.

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        Tito Livio Padovano Ouero Historia della Gente Liuia Romana & Padouana, et della Sereniss. Fameglia Sanuta Veneziana Doue si ha vera cognizione delle piu belle historie, & antichita di Roma, di Padoua, & di Venezia. Del co: Giacomo Zabarella. All'illustriss. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Mattio Sanuto Proc. Di S. Marco.

      IN PADOUA PER GIACOMO CADORIN, DETTO BOLZETTA, 1669 1669 In Padoua per Giacomo Cadorin, detto Bolzetta, 1669 In-8 (6) (2) c. (di tav. di ritratti) 80 (2) numerose incisioni nel testo (medaglie). Al frontespizio incisione (Leone di San Marco su stemma della famiglia Sanuto). Testatine e capolettera incisi. Ritratto di Giacomo Zabarella e busto di Tito Livio.Jacopo (o Giacomo) Zabarella (Padova, 5 settembre 1533 ? Padova, 15 ottobre 1589) è stato un filosofo italiano. Primogenito di un?antica e nobile famiglia, ereditò dal padre Giulio il titolo di conte palatino. Studiò all?Università di Padova, dove fu allievo di Francesco Robortello, Bernardino Tomitano e Marcantonio e? Passeri, laureandosi nel 1553. Nel 1563 ottenne la cattedra di logica nello Studio padovano, succedendo al Tomitano e, successivamente, nel 1568, quella di filosofia naturale, che tenne fino alla morte. Declinò l?invito del re Stefano Báthory di insegnare in Polonia, ma gli dedicò il suo scritto più importante, l? Opera logica, stampata a Venezia nel 1578. Nel 1580 furono pubblicate a Padova le sue Tabulae logicae, e nel 1582, a Venezia, il suo commento agli Analitici II di Aristotele. In risposta alle critiche mosse alla sua Opera logica dai suoi colleghi d?Università, Francesco Piccolomini e Bernardino Petrella, pubblicò a Padova, nel 1584, la De doctrinae ordine apologia. Nel 1586 e nel 1590 apparvero rispettivamente le sue due ultime opere, la De naturalis scientiae constitutione e i De rebus naturalibus; ancora postumi comparvero i suoi commenti incompiuti alla Fisica e al De anima di Aristotele.

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        Horologi elementari divisi in quattro parti. Nella prima parte fatti con l'Acqua. Nella seconda con la Terra. Nella terza con l'Aria. Nella quarta col Fuoco. Alcuni muti & alcuni col suono. Tutti facili e molto commodi.-

      Venezia, Tramontino, 1669.4to. Contemp. vellum, recased. Woodcut of a clock on title, and 16 full-page engraved text illustrations. 155, (5) pp.; one leaf with a small dampstain, one quire slightly browned, and early owner's inscription on title; a good copy. First edition of a work which is considered, together with the one by Capriglia, the best on clocks in 17th century Italy. Martinelli describes four types of clocks which work either by water, sand, air or heat, and the treatise is also noteworthy for the good illustrations. Vinciana, Aut. Ital. del '600, 1668. Tardy 171. Baillie, Clocks & Watches, pp. 76-79: «A horological classic». Riccardi II, 124: «Raro libro». Prima edizione di una delle migliori opere italiane del '600 sugli orologi meccanici. Con 16 tavole n.t. inc. in rame. Lieve alone su un foglio, poche carte arrossate e antichi nomi sul frontespizio; buon esemplare rilegato in pergamena coeva ricucita.

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        Tractatus de Officio Sanctissimae Inquisitionis, et modo procedendi in causis fidei, in tres partes diuisus. ...His accesserunt quindecim quaest. ad inquisitores D. Guidonis Fulcodij,..Hac nouissima Editione addita fuit Praxis Inquisitorum Francisci Pegna.

      Lugduni, sumptibus Laurentij Anisson, 1669. 1669 In -folio, pp (28), 501, (65, manca l'ultima bianca). Segn.: *4 e6 i4 A-2Z6 3A8. - Ultima c. bianca. Leg. dell'epoca piena pergamena floscia con laccetti. Titolo calligrafato sul dorso. Front. stampato in rosso e nero con marca tipografica incisa (giglio in cornice figurata). Capilettera e fregi xil. nel testo. Margine alto del frontespizio rifilato, carte di guardia sostituite. Importante e raro manuale inquisitoriale di Cesare Carena, giureconsulto, teologo e alto funzionario del Santo Uffizio a Cremona, in quegli anni sotto la giurisdizione spagnola. L'opera è divisa in tre parti, la prima riguarda la potestà del Pontefice Romano, e descrive l'istituto della Santa inquisizione romana e spagnola, i suoi ministri e la loro elezione. La seconda tratta delle Eresie e di tutti i reati spettanti al Tribunale della Santa Inquisizione. La terza parte riguarda la teoria e la pratica criminale relativa al Sacrosanto Tribunale. Segue il trattato "Quaestionem quindecim ad Inquisitores" del Card. Guido Fulcodio (che divenne Papa Clemente IV), Una "Praxis Inquisitorum" del teologo Francesco Pegna ed un trattato finale sulle streghe e i loro malefici " Annotationes ad modo procedendi in causis Strigum, & Maleficorum dello stesso Cesare Carena.

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        Hortus Regius Blesensis auctus, cum notulis durationis & charactismis plantarum tam additarum, quam non scriptarum; item plantarum in eodem horto Regio Blesensi aucto contentarum, nemini hucusque scriptarum, brevis & succincta delineatio... [with] Hallucinationes Caspari Bauhini in Pinace, tam in digerendis, quam denominandis plantis: item Animadversiones, in tres tomos, universalis Historiae, Plantarum; Johannes Bauhini...

      London, typis Tho. Roycroft, 1669. 2 parts (bound in one). 8vo (272 x 115mm). pp. (24), 1-347, (11), 351-499, (5). Contemporary blind boards, spine with old lettering. First edition and the first work published by this famous Scottish botanist. The first part is a catalogue of plants growing in the Duc d'Orleans' botanical garden at Blois. "He was, among other things, the superintendent of the gardens at Blois for the Duc d'Orleans, and became the first Professor of Botany at Oxford in 1669. Later he was employed by Charles II of England to help with the laying out of St.James Park, and held the titles of Royal Physician and Royal Botanist" (Hunt 313). The catalogue consists of an alphabetical list of the Royal garden at Blois and was for a large part compiled by Abel Brunyer, Morison's colleague. The botanical garden created by Gaston d'Orléans at Blois was the most important French botanical garden in the 17th century. Nicolas Robert and Daniel Rabel were commissioned by the Duc d'Orleans to paint its plants. These were the first 'vélins' of the great 'Collections des vélins', now in the Paris Natural History Museum. The second part, 'Hallucinationes', is a list of mistakes made by Gaspard Bauhin in his 'Pinax' 1623, with Morison's corrections, followed by critisism ('Animadversiones') of Jean Bauhin's 'Historia plantarum universalis' (1650, 1651). "The 'Praeludia' concludes with a dialogue between the author, as Botanographus Regius, and a Fellow of the Royal Society, on the classification of plants. Morison alludes in this dialogue, in a very critical manner, to a recently published method of classification. No author's name is mentioned, but the method critized had appeared in a chapter giving tables of plants, contributed by John Ray to Dr. John Wilkins's 'Essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language'(1668). Henrey 258; Hunt 313; Stafleu & Cowan 6332.

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        Les merveilles des Indes orientales ov Nouueau Traitté des Pierres precieuses & Perles, contenant leur vraye nature, dureté, couleurs & vertus: Chacune placée selon son ordre & degré, suivant la cognoissance des Marchands Orfévres, Le tiltre de l'Or & de l'Argent, Auec augmentation à plusieurs Chapitres, Les Raisons contre les chercheurs de la Pierre Philosophale & souffleurs d'Alquemie, Et de deux autres Chapitres du prix des Diamans, & des Perles.

      Paris, C. Lambin, 1669. 4to. (22 x 16cm). pp. (8), 152, with 1 engraved portrait. Contemporary calf, covers with large floral gilt centrepiece within broad gilt borders, richly floral gilt spine with 5 raised bands and gilt lettering (corners slightly rubbed). Sinkankas 593; Duveen 71. Second, enlarged edition (the first appeared in 1661) of this rare work on precious stones and pearls found in the East- and West-Indies, written by a 'Marchand Orphevre' in Paris. Both editions are dedicated to 'à Mademoiselle' (i.e. Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans) with her engraved portrait, which is more delicately executed (by N. Larnessin) in the above edition. Moreover the second edition is more interesting and wanted because of the additional chapters: Du prix des Diamans, Du prix des Perles, Contre les chercheurs de la pierre philosophale & souffleurs d'Arquemie, Raisons contre les cherchevrs de la Pierre Philosophale & souffleurs d'Alquemie. Et ne sera pas mal à propos de parler de Nicolas Flamel sur ce sujet. A large chapter is devoted to pearls and pearl fishing. The Persian Gulf is given as one of the main locations of pearl fishing 'Dans le Golfe Persique, principalement aux environs de l'Isle d'Ormus' (pages 65-90). Several locations are mentioned in the Gulf. "Very early, and important treatise on gemstones, gold & silver, but with by far more space devoted to gemstones. The first chapter attempts to reconcile differing views of various writers, as cited by Berquem, on the origin of gemstones and precious metals, with following chapters taking up the principal gemstones, and some minor ones, as diamond, sapphire, topaz, ruby, spinel, emerald, amethyst, aquamarine, hyacinth, opal, chrysolite, iris, vermeille, garnets, carnelian, turquoise, quartz varieties, pearl, coral and amber, and lastly, a chapter on gold and silver. ... In tems of substance, this edition (the second and here offered one) is considerably superior to the first; both are rare" (Sinkankas 592 & 593). A good copy in a fine contemporary binding.

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        HOROLOGI ELEMENTARI DIVISI IN QUATTRO PARTI. NELLA PRIMA PARTE FATTI CON L'' ACQUA. NELLA SECONDA CON LA TERRA. NELLA TERZA CON L'' ARIA... VENETIA, BORTOLO TRAMONTINO. 1669 1669

      VENETIA, BORTOLO TRAMONTINO. 1669IN- 4°, CARTONE COEVO. (XVI), 17-155, (5) PP. CON 16 TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME COMPRESE NELLA PAGINAZIONE RAFFIGURANTI I DIVERSI MECCANISMI USATI PER COSTRUIRE GLI OROLOGI. BELL' ESEMPLARE INTONSO CON BARBE. INSIGNIFICANTE FORELLINO DI TARLO RESTAURATO NEL MARGINE SUPERIORE DELLE ULTIME SETTE CARTE; TESTO INDENNE. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE RARISSIMA. OPERA DI NOTEVOLE IMPORTANZA CHE RACCOGLIE TUTTE LE CONOSCENZE DELL' EPOCA SULL' INVENZIONE DEGLI OROLOGI, AD INIZIARE DA QUELLI AZIONATI DA SABBIA, ACQUA, ARIA, FUOCO, ECC. FINO AI PIÙ RECENTI CONGEGNI MECCANICI CHE PRECEDETTERO GLI STUDI DI GALILEO E DI HUIYGENS SUL PENDOLO. RICCARDI, II, 123-24. LIBRI, CAT. OF MATHEMATICAL WORKS 1861, 4612: "RARE WORK". BAILLIE, CLOCKS AND WATCHES. AN HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY, PP. 78-79. CLASSICO DELL' OROLOGERIA.

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        Tractatus de Corde item de motu et colore sanguinis et chyli in eum transitu.

      Elzevier, 1669. Small 8vo. Contemporary full vellum. Old bookplate removed from inside of front board. Slight discolouration around "item" on title-page. A bit of brownspotting throughout. Last text leaf with small holes to outer margin, far from affecting text. All in all a very nice copy. (16), 232 pp + 7 engraved plates, the last of which with a neat reinforcement to folding.. The rare second edition, printed merely a few months after the first (London, 1669), of Lower's groundbreaking main work, which immediately changed that the way the role of the heart and the lungs were perceived in the human body. The work is considered a milestone of medical history, as it provides one of the earliest accounts of blood transfusion, it established air as a necessity for life, and it was the first to demonstrate the scroll-like structure of the heart. The work is groundbreaking in giving the most accurate description of the structure of the heart to date, in exploring the structure and function of the veins and arteries, and in elucidating the mechanism of respiration. "It had been known since antiquity that venous and arterial blood differed in colour; Lower showed that this difference was caused purely by the admixture of air as the blood from the right side of the hear flowed through the lungs. He even showed that venous blood could be made to resemble arterial bllod by shaking a sample in air. He concluded that the change in colour was caused by the blood's absorption of air, which explained why air is necessary to life." (PMM 149). The present work furthermore contains a very interesting account of the earliest attempts at blood transfusion. An account that came to be highly influential in that the experiment was imitated in both France, Italy, and Austria. "The favorable reception proved enduring, and for many years Lower's "Tractatus de Corde" continued to be cited as an important and authoritative work, clearly in the high Herveian tradition of "anatomical experiment." In the next century, too, Lower continued to receive credit. His accomplishments were enthusiastically acknowledged by Senac in his "Traité de la Structure de Coeur" (Paris, 1749) and by the influential Boerhaave. The "De Corde" itself was published in a Leiden edition as late as 1749. (D.S.B. VIII:526). "Lower was an ardent supporter of Harvey, and this classic treatise is the first important work on cardiac physiology to appear after the work of Harvey. In this book, Lower first described many finer structures of the heart, including the scroll-like nature of the musculature. He discussed the physiology and mechanism of the heart and of respiration, described his experiments on transfusion, and gave an accurate description of tricuspid valve endocarditis. His chief contributions included his concept of the heart's musculature, his explanation of the muscular nature of the heartbeat, and his proof that the dark venous blood becomes bright red on passing through the lungs by virtue of being brought into contact with air in the lungs. This Amsterdam edition appeared the same year as the London edition, which is usually considered to be the first." (Heirs of Hippocrates). "Lower was the first to demonstrate the scroll-like structure of the cardiac muscle. He was one of the first to transfuse blood. Chapter III of the above work records how Lower injected dark venous blood into the insufflated lungs; he concluded that its subsequent bright red colour was due to its absorption of some of the air passing through the lungs." (G&M: 761).Garrion & Morton No. 761 (1st.Ed.); Printing and the Mind of Man 149 (1st. Ed.); Heirs of Hippocrates: 582; Cushing L372; Osler 3277; Russel 541; Waller 6047; Lilly Library, Notable Medical Books, p. 87; Fulton, Lower 6; Willems 1412; Wellcome III, 552

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        Les Essais de Michel de Montaigne. Nouvelle éditon, Enrichie et augmentée aux marges du nom des Autheurs qui sont citez, avec les versions des passages Grecs, Latins, et Italiens, in 3 voll.

      chez Rondet, Journel et Chevillion 1669 in 12° (cm 14x8), 1° vol. pp. 2 b., front., 2 b., 66 nn. contenenti la dedica, la prefaz., la vita dell'A. e l'indice dei capitoli, 556, 24 di indice dei nomi, 2 b.; 2° vol. pp. 2 b., 2, 847, 31 di indice dei nomi, 4 b.; 3° vol. pp. 4 b., 4 nn., 610, 34 di indice dei nomi, 2 b. Leg. coeva p/pelle marmor., tit. e fregi in oro al ds., tagli e sguardie marmor., front. con ritratto dell'A. inciso da Matheus, alcuni fregi tip. "L'edit. de Paris, Laur. Rondet, Christ. Journel et Rob. Chevillon, 1669, 3 vol. in 12°, est une jolie reimpression de celle qu'a donnée Journel en 1659, et elle est aussi moins incorrecte que celle de Foppens?" (Brunet, III 1838); manca il front. del 2° vol., e quello del 3° è lievemente danneggiato al margine, lievi abrasioni alle leg., per il resto buon esemplare fresco. Raro. 282/23

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        IL PUTTANISMO ROMANO, NUOVAMENTE RILIBROTO CON L'AGGIUNTA D'UN DIALOGO TRA PASQUINO, E MARFORIO, SOPRA LO STESSO SOGGETTO & INSIEME, CON IL NUOVO PARLATORIO DELLE MONACHE. SATIRA COMICA DI BALTASSARRO SULTANINI BRESCIANO.

      LONDRA (ma Lyone o Ginevra), TOMASO BYET, 1669Esemplare in buone condizioni Elegante legatura settecentesca in piena pelle rossa ITALIANO Elegante legatura settecentesca in piena pelle rossa con triplice filetto e roselline cantonali in oro ai piatti, titolo in oro su tassello verde e fregi floreali in oro agli scomparti del dorso, tagli dorati, dentelle interne dorate, sguardie marmorizzate. Al contropiatto anteriore ex-libris in pelle con Ex Museo Caroli Nodier, in oro. Frontespizio, 6 pagine non numerate;" 272-176 pagine numerate (la prima numerazione parte  da pagina 3, secondo Melzi mancherebbe un occhiello ma potrebbe essere un errore di numerazione). L'autore fu un celebre libellista italiano, cattolico convertito al protestantesimo che Curzio Malaparte ebbe a definire ""il più grande pamphlétaire italiano"". Il volume è costituito da due opere di cui la prima in due parti:  da pagina 9 a 108 per il Puttanismo Romano"; da pagina 109 a 272 per il Dialogo tra Pasquino e Morforio; seguono 176 pagine per Il Nuovo Parlatorio delle Monache. La prima e la seconda parte, Il Puttanismo Romano e il Dialogo, vennero pubblicate in forma anonima nel 1688. Nel Puttanismo,  attraverso la narrazione di dialoghi pruriginosi avvenuti  in un confessionale  si esprime una satira violentemente anticlericale,  attaccando la dissolutezza dei costumi della corte papale e del clero;" nell'opera si narra che le cortigiane romane per contrastare la sodomia dilagante organizzino un Conclave per la successione di Papa Alessandro VI, passando al loro  particolare vaglio i cardinali del tempo. Nel Dialogo, si tratta del medesimo argomento ma attaccando altri argomenti altrettanto gravi, quali il nepotismo, l'infallibilità del Papa e l'Inquisizione. Nella seconda opera, Il Parlatorio,  pubblicata in prima edizione nel 1650,  Leti attacca gli ordini monastici femminili, la narrazione è divisa in 9  ""finestre"", 5 in più della prima edizione, dialoghi avvenuti appunto dalle finestre di un convento veneziano, tra i dialoghi particolarmente audci, quello dove si narra di una certa suor Clementia che affida a donna Agata l&rsquo";incarico di commissionare a un vetraio degli “strumenti di vetro così forte, che non possano più ricevere danno dall’acqua calda” e soprattutto che non si rompano durante l’uso sessuale che ne avrebbero fatto. Esemplare in buone condizioni, sporadiche fioriture o arrossatture alle carte.

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        de Viscerum Structura Exercitatio Anatomica; [bound with] Epistolae Anatomicae Virorum Clarissimorum

      G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Upper edge of front board stained dark brown. Latin inscription to fep ( recto and verso) and stamp to title page. Minor ink marking to text First Edition Vellum hardback cover 167pp, 260pp :: Five folding engraved plates :: 140mm x 90mm (6" x 4") :: Includes 'Exercitatio Epistolica de Lingua; Dissertatio' and 'Epistolica Responsoria de Cerebro'

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        Traité Des Tournois, Ioustes, Carrousels, Et Autres Spectacles Publics

      Lyons: Jacques Muguet, 1669., 1669. 4to. pp. 4 p.l., [4], 399, [1]. with the 2 cancels C2-3 included in the preliminaries. engraved printer's monogram on title. 22 large engraved headpieces (incl. repeats) & 22 large engraved historiated initials. several woodcut vignettes & initial. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (some scarring to covers, joints partly cracked, spine ends worn, some intermittent foxing). engraved bookplate of Baron Walpole of Wolterton. First Edition of this early work on the staging of public festivals. Menestrier, a French Jesuit and antiquary, was responsible for arranging all aspects of some of the most dramatic of those during the reign of Louis XIV. Among his more notable productions were the festivities occasioned by the King's visit to Lyons in 1658, when he had the students of the Collège de la Trinité perform two ballets of his composition, and those celebrating the marriage of Françoise de Valois with the Duke of Savoy. Included here are chapters on carrousels, quadrilles, floats, recitals, devices and emblems, mascarades, horses and other animals used in festivities, tournaments, combat and staged attacks, military diversions and public spectacles of the Turks, &c. The large engraved headpieces depicting jousts, processions, and festivities are by Claude Derbage. "Ménestrier's [treatise] is still imbued with the thought processes of the renaissance. He opens his book by tracing the origins of tournaments back to antiquity in which such spectacles combined the rites of religion with military exercise and learned allusions. He goes on to discuss Roman circuses and combats and the symbolic nature of such tournaments, above all the choreographed carrousel in witch the movements of the horses and riders echoes the courses of the heavens. (Strong, Art and Power, p. 56) Brunet III 1624-25. Graesse IV 487.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.

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        (author & resp.) || PUFENDORF, Samuel (pres.) Dissertatio academica de fide.

      Diss. Lund, Viti Haberegger, (1669). 4:o. (20) s. Tagen ur band. Fint exemplar. Med samtida bläckanteckning på titelsidan. Lidén s. 128. Pufendorfs andra ventilerade avhandling i Lund, av totalt 8 stycken. Samtliga dissertationer under Pufendorfs presidium är ovanliga. Respondenten är dock mest känd som författare till "Den blomstertid nu kommer"

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        Il Chirurgo... Con il ministro del medico, opera dell' istesso autore. Di nuovo ristampato con le figure di rame. Aggiontoui un breve, & utile discorso di chirurgia di Pietro di Piazza.

      3 parts in 1 volume, 4to (in 8s), pp. (viii), 168; (iv), 59; 80. With 5 full-page and 6 half-page engravings in part 2. Separate title-page to each part. Small repair to wormhole in lower blank corner of title, small holes in following 3 leaves, small (1 cm.) hole in d8 affecting a woodcut tailpiece, paper a little browned (as in other copies) except for a few gatherings, but otherwise in very good condition. Contemporary mottled sheep, spine gilt, very neat repair to foot of spine and corners, later bookplate.

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        Prophetia Ezechielis, cum Commentario; Prophetia et Threni Jeremiae, cum Commentario. 2 vols. in one. [RARE]

      Ex Officina Johannis a Someren Bibliopolae. Amsterdam: Ex Officina Johannis à Someren, Bibliopolae., 1669. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Small folio. [8],415, [9], [4], 319, [7]pp. Half leather over marbled paper covered board, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. Blind-tooled borders along joints and raised bands. Engraved frontispiece. Woodcut vignettes on title-pages. Titles in red and black lettering. Decorative head-, and tailpieces. Decorative initials. 11 (of 19) copper engraved architectural plates on mostly folding sheets. Rare and fascinating works bound together. In his commentaries, Cocceio tries to formulate a dogmatic biblical aspect closer to faith than to theological speculation. To speak of the relationship between God and humanity, Cocceio uses more readily the concept of Covenant, thus interpreting the relationship between God and creation in a dynamic way. Cocceio defines the pact as "nothing but a divine declaration on the method of perceiving the love of God and obtain union and communion with him". Although it has been established on the initiative of God, the pact requires the response of man. As in previous development of covenant theology, Cocceio draws a distinction between the covenant of works and covenant of grace. The climax of the series of pacts gives a strong character in his eschatological system. His historical interpretation of the Old Testament leads, among other things, to deny that the commandment to observe the Sabbath is stipulated in the earthly paradise. These and other ideas, lead to disputes which continued until after his death. His followers later combined his theological system with the Cartesian philosophy, the so-called "Cocceio-Cartesian school". Cocceio's commentaries on various books of the 'Old Testament and his Hebrew Lexicon (1669), have been widely used in Reformed circles until the nineteenth century. Cocceio had a significant influence on Franz Burmann (1628 - 1679) and Herman Witsius (1636 - 1708). Cocceio died of plague in 1669. Modern binding in excellent condition. Tiny scratch on title-label on spine. Minor and sporadic browning throughout. Slight creasing on outer margin of plates. Out of the 19 original plates representing the Temple, 8 are missing (III, V, VII, VIII, XII, XIV, XVI, XVIII). One plate is detached but present. Text in Latin. Binding in overall near fine, interior in very good condition.

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        Paskaert Van de Zeeusche en Vlaemsche Kusten, tonende alle drooghten, diepten, en ondiepten, tusschen't eylandt Schouwen en de Hoofden

      1669. unbound. very good. Sea chart (diptych). Uncolored copperplate engraving. Each image measures 17" x 18.5". This beautiful diptych sea chart features the entire coast of Belgium with small parts of France, England, and the Netherlands. It shows the region from Calais to Nord Beveland and covers the major cities of Dunkerque and Bruges. The map includes depths, sand banks, rhumb lines, two compass roses, five decorative ships, and two coats of arms. An ornate title cartouche contains the scale and is surrounded by a triumphant merman and mermaids holding navigational and cartographic tools. This map was updated from Dirck Davidszoon's original map and published in Goos' "De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Weereld." It remains in its original uncolored state, which allows Goos' intricate line work to shine. It remains in its original uncolored state, which allows the map's intricate line work to shine. Minor overall toning with light offsetting. A few small tears to edges. Full original margins. Pieter Goos (1616-1675) was a Dutch cartographer, engraver, publisher, printer, and print-seller based in Amsterdam. He belonged to a noted family of cartographers, headed by his father Abraham, who prepared plates for many maps published in the important atlases of the time. His pilot guide, the "Zee-Spiegel," provided some of the first charts of newly explored regions in the West Indies and Western Africa, and his "Zee-Atlas" is considered one of the best sea atlases of its time. This map is a fine example of Goos' high quality, visually appealing sea charts.

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        Il tabacco

      Il tabacco. Opera nella quale si tratta dell?origine, historie, coltura, preparazione, qualità, natura, virtù e uso in fumo, in polvere, in foglia, in lambitivo et in medicina della pianta volgarmente detta tabacco. In Roma, per Filippo Maria Mancini, 1669. In 16mo; 15 cc.n.nn., pp.480. Sei tavole a piena pagina in silografia con le specie della pianta del tabacco e ?de varij modi di pigliare il tabacco in fumo?: le pipe. Capilettera e finaletti silografati. Ultima carta con margine inferiore ridotto e timbro di appartenenza. Legatura coeva in pergamena, titolo calligrafato al dorso. Edizione originale rara. Autori Italiani del ?600,1806; Niccoli, pag.237; BL 17th Century Italian Books II, pag.876; Michel VII, pag.151, Krivatsy, 11425.

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        Kununga ok höfdinga styrilse hoc est regum principumque institutio ab incerto auctore gentis sueticæ ante sæcula nonnulla patrio sermone conscripta.

      Quam ex mandato illustrissimi regni cancellarii comitis Magni Gabr. De-la Gardie &c. &c. In sermonem latinum vertit, notisq´; necessariis illustravit Joannes Schefferus argentoratentis. Sthlm, N. Wankivius, 1669. Folio. Grav. front,(12),234,(1) s. Samtida ngt nött pergamentbd. Pärmarna ngt solkiga och med några fläckar. Inlagan med spridda lager- och småfläckar samt några små fuktränder. Liten reva i övre yttre hörnet på s. 141. Spår av lack på främre pärmens insida. Bra ex. med Carl Törnskiöldhs namnteckning på titelbladet och Jonas Berggrens namnteckning daterad 1796 på försättsbladet. Ett extra dedikationsblad med en dikt av Heinsius till Karl XI saknas.. Collijn 462. Utgiven av Johannes Schefferus. Texten utgavs första gången av Bureus 1634 och trycktes om 1650. Frontespisen graverades av Dionysius Padtbrugge efter förlaga av David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl, och föreligger här i varianten utan ramverk. Den föreställer den unge Karl XI styrande Sveriges skepp. Det manuskript Bureus använt för sin utgåva var inte längre tillgängligt, och Schefferus fick utgå från den tryckta texten till denna utgåva med latinsk parallelltext, dock inte utan att införa ett flertal förbättringar. Arbetet är en uppfostringslära för en ung kung skriven under svensk medeltid. Den kan vara författad för Magnus Eriksson ca 1330. Författaren är okänd, men troligen är verket en bearbetning av den italienske teologen och författaren Colonnas "De regimine principum" som var avsedd för Filip den sköne av Frankrike. Även om texten bygger på utländska förlagor är den både språkligt och innehållsmässigt en mycket lyckad och självständigt hållen bearbetning. Utgåvan utfördes på uppdrag av Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie som också bekostade tryckningen

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        Hoc est regum principiumque institutio ab incerto auctore gentis sueticæ ante sæcula nonulla patrio sermone conscripta.

      Quam ex mandato illustrissimi regni cancellarii comitis Magni Gabr. De-la Gardie &c. &c. In sermones latinum vertit, notisq; necessariis illustravit Joannes Schefferus Argentoratensis. Stockholm, Nicolaus Wankivius, 1669. Folio. Grav. front.,+ (14),+ 234,+ (1) s. Enstaka småfläckar och fuktrand på sista bladet. Den graverade frontespisen är tagen från annat exemplar och löst bilagd, och något smutsig i kanten. Hfrbd från början av 1800-talet med guldornerad och blindpräglad rygg. Svensk-latinsk parallelltext. Collijn sp. 462. Schück III. s. 239 ff. Kopparsticket av Dionysius Padt-Brügge efter David Klöcker. Andra utgåvan av Hövdinga- och Konungastyrelsen. Bureus gav ut den medeltida texten redan 1634 med ett nytryck 1650. Manuskriptet, som Bureus använt som förlaga ägdes av Johan Skytte, vars arvingar dock brände upp det tillsammans med annan kvarlåtenskap. Schefferus kunde därför inte för denna nyutgåva, vad gäller grundtexten, göra annat än trycka av Bureus text, lägga till sin egen latinska översättning och förse den med lärda kommentarer. Syftet med utgivningen var dels att presentera konungastyrelsen för den utländska lärda världen och dels att vederlägga tvivlen på dess äkthet, vilka båda syften Schefferus uppnådde. Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, som bekostade tryckningen, dedicerade boken, såsom varande en frukt av det nyinrättade Antikvitetskollegiets verksamhet, till Karl XI

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        Titi Petronii Arbitri eqvitis romani satyricon, cum nuper tragurii reperto.

      Accedunt diversorum poëtarum lusus in Priapum, pervigilium veneris, Ausonii cento nuptialis, cupido crucifixus, epistolæ de Cleopatra, & alia nonulla. Omnia commentariis, & notis doctorum virorum illustrata. Concinnante Michaele Hadrianide. Amsterdam, Ioannis Blaeu, 1669. 8vo. Engr. extra title,+ (34),+ 558,+ (42) pp. Two engravings in text. Some spotting. 18th-century full calf, spine richly gilt with red morocco label, boards with gilt frames, blue marbled edges, slight crack in front joint. Exlibris. Fine copy. Schweiger II, p. 723. Graesse V, 238-9. Dibdin II, p. 276: "Dr Harwood says that the Amsterdam edition of 1669 is one of the most beautiful and correct of the octavo Variorum classics. Antonius paticularly commends the edition of 1669 for its elegance and correctness." The fine engraved title by Rom. de Hooghe. The second part printed in 1670, with "Fragmentum...", is not present here

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        Kununga ok höfdinga styrilse hoc est regum principumque institutio ab incerto auctore gentis sueticæ ante sæcula nonnulla patrio sermone conscripta.

      Quam ex mandato illustrissimi regni cancellarii comitis Magni Gabr. De-la Gardie &c. &c. In sermonem latinum vertit, notisq'; necessariis illustravit Joannes Schefferus argentoratentis. Sthlm, N. Wankivius, 1669. Folio. Grav. front,(14),234,(1) s. Samtida marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, delvis oxiderad rik ryggdekor och stänkta snitt. Minimala maskhål upptill i bakre falsen och pärmarna med en del ytliga maskangrepp, framförallt den främre. Gamla bläcknumreringar och en överstruken namnteckning på insidan av främre pärmen. Några smårevor i övre marginalen på s. 1. Enstaka obetydliga lager- och småfläckar. Bra ex. från Biby.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 462. Exemplar med den ovanliga extra hyllningsdikten av N. Heinsius. Frontespisen graverades av Dionysius Padt Brugge efter förlaga av David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl. Den föreställer den unga Karl XI styrande skeppet Sverige. Texten utgavs första gången av J. T. Bureus 1634 och trycktes om 1650. Det manuskript Bureus använt för sin utgåva var inte längre tillgängligt, och Schefferus fick utgå ifrån den tryckta texten till Bureus utgåva och förse den med latinsk parallelltext, dock inte utan att införa ett flertal förbättringar. Arbetet är en uppfostringslära för en ung kung skriven under svensk medeltid. Det kan vara författad för Magnus Eriksson ca 1330. Författaren är okänd, men troligen är verket en bearbetning av den italienska teologen och författaren Colonnas "De regimine principum" som var avsedd för Filip den sköne av Frankrike. Även om texten bygger på utländska förlagor är den både språkligt och innehållsmässigt en mycket lyckad och självständigt hållen bearbetning. Manuskriptet kom i Bureus händer via Johan Skytte och det stammar sannolikt ursprungligen från Vadstena kloster. Bureus hade redan 1624 arbetet färdigt för utgivning och Gustav II Adolf hade tankar på att anbefalla det för skolbruk. Det manuskript som Bureus använde sig av är i dag försvunnet och i äldre tid ifrågasattes arbetets äkthet. I och med fyndet av det s.k. "Vadstenafragmentet" i Helsingfors senatsarkiv 1867 har dock verkets äkthet bestyrkts. Schefferus edition utfördes på uppdrag av Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie som också bekostade tryckningen

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        Theologia Moralis, in Quinque Libros distributa, Editio Sexta

      Joannis Arnoldi Cholini Bambergae: Joannis Arnoldi Cholini. 1669. Sixth Edition. Folio. [12], 512, 558, 107, [1] pp. With an engraved title page. 33 cm. In early 20th Century quarter cloth and cloth boards, brown paper endpapers. Good with some browning and scattered spotting to the text pages, the first four leaves are loose at the gutter, else a very good copy of Laymann's classic moral theology. According to the Catholic encyclopedia, "He was one of the greatest moralists and canonists of his time, and a copious writer on philosophical, moral, and juridical subjects." First published in 1625, the Theologia Moralis is considered his most important work. .

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        Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Enquiries Into very many Received Tenents, And commonly Presumed Truths... Whereunto are now added Two Discourses, The one of Urn-Burial... The other of the Garden of Cyrus... Hydriotaphia; or a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns...

      London: Printed for the Assigns of Edward Dod & Printed for Henry Browne 1669.. Fifth edition, small 4to, (xiv) , 192, 203-322, 309-414, (2 blank, 16, viii), 70 pp. Portrait frontispiece and 2 plates, light damp staining to top corner throughout, and to the middle part of the outer margin for the first third of the volume, some general browning and foxing. 20th century speckled half calf, marbled sides. A famous collection of superstitions and beliefs first published in 1646, containing "...an extraordinary amount of learning and research... To modern readers [it] presents an inexhaustible store of entertainment. The attainment of scientific truth was not for Browne the sole object; it is in the discussion itself that he delights, and the more marvellous a fable is, the more sedulously he applies himself to the investigation of its truth" (DNB). Wing B5164, B5155. "Hydriotaphia" was first published separately in 1658, but this edition is usually found issued alongside "Pseudodoxia Epidemica."

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        Hoc est regum principiumque institutio ab incerto auctore gentis sueticæ ante sæcula nonulla patrio sermone conscripta.

      Quam ex mandato illustrissimi regni cancellarii comitis Magni Gabr. De-la Gardie &c. &c. In sermones latinum vertit, notisq; necessariis illustravit Joannes Schefferus Argentoratensis. Stockholm, Nicolaus Wankivius, 1669. Folio. Grav. front.,+ (14),+ 234,+ (1) s. Enstaka samtida bläckanteckningar i marginalen. Enstaka fläckar. Tryckt på skrivpapper. Sammanbunden med: LOCCENIUS, Johannes (utg.) Sveciæ regni leges provinciales, prout quondam a potentissimo & serenissimo principe ac domino, domino Carolo IX. sueonum, gothorum, vandalorum, finnorum, careliorum, lapponum in Norlandiâ, cajanorum & esthonum in Livonia, &c. rege, post recognitionem, confirmatæ, & anno 1608 publicatæ sunt. A Johanne Loccenio JC. in latinam linguam traductæ, & brevibus notis illustratæ. Stockholm, Nicolai Wankijf, 1672. Folio. (12),+ 202,+ (2, blanka) s. [Nytt titelblad:] LOCCENIUS, Johannes (utg.) Sveciæ regni leges civiles aut civitatum, secundum potentissimi & serenissimi principis ac domini, domini Gustavi Adolphi, sueonum, gothorum, vandalorum regis, magni principis Finlandiæ, ducis Esthonia & Careliæ, domini Ingermanniæ &c. mandatum publicatæ & typis excusæ a 1618. A Johanne Loccenio JC. in latinam linguam traductæ, & brevibus notis illustratæ. Accedunt regulæ juris sveogothici, atque index. Stockholm, Nicolai Wankijf, 1672. Folio. (4),+ 168,+ 66 s. Enstaka små stänk i marginalen. Sammanbunden med: VERELIUS, Olof. Index lingvae veteris scytho-scandicae sive gothicae ex vetusti aevi monumentis, maximam partem manuscriptis, collectus atqve opera Olai Rudbecki editus. Uppsala, (Rudbecks tryckeri), 1691. Folio. (4),+ 1-269, 280-304,+ (2),+ 14 s. Enstaka samtida bläckanteckningar i marginalen. En bläckplump s. 41, enstaka småfläckar, något större s. 115 och 144. Något nött samtida pergamentband. Samtida bläckanteckningar på eftersättsbladet. Collijn sp. 462, 486 resp 960. Rudbeck 27. Bibl. Rudbeckiana 740. Kopparsticket till konunga styrelsen är graverat av Dionysius Padt-Brügge efter David Klöcker. Andra utgåvan av Hövdinga- och konungastyrelsen, med svensk och latinsk parallelltext. Bureus gav ut den medeltida texten redan 1634 med ett nytryck 1650. Manuskriptet, som Bureus använt som förlaga ägdes av Johan Skytte, vars arvingar dock brände upp det tillsammans med annan kvarlåtenskap. Schefferus kunde därför inte för denna nyutgåva, vad gäller grundtexten, göra annat än trycka av Bureus text, lägga till sin egen latinska översättning och förse den med lärda kommentarer. Syftet med utgivningen var dels att presentera konungastyrelsen för den utländska lärda världen och dels att vederlägga tvivlen på dess äkthet, vilka båda syften Schefferus uppnådde. Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, som bekostade tryckningen, dedicerade boken, såsom varande en frukt av det nyinrättade Antikvitetskollegiets verksamhet, till Karl XI. Första upplagan av Loccenius latinska översättning av stads- och landslagen. En ny oktavupplaga utgavs i Lund 1675. Sista avdelningen innehåller "Processus judicialis ordinatio, quæ in posterum obesrvari debet. Facta in comititis Örebrogae, anno MDCXIV" och "Edictum concernes revisionem super justitiæ causis. Anno MDCLXII." Olof Verelius (1618-82) stora men ofullbordade och postumat utgivna "Index lingvae veteris scytho-scandicae sive gothicae" är den första fornsvenska ordboken! Den utgavs efter många turer och vedermödor av Olof Rudbeck, och trycktes på dennes tryckeri i Uppsala. Den inleds med företal av både Verelius (daterat 1681) och "Olf" Rudbeck, och avslutas med Carl Lundius "Notae et animadversiones subitariae in lexicon cl. Olai Verelii"

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        CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS...NOUVELLE EDITION REVUË & AUGMENTTÉE DE PLUSIEURS CONTES DU MESME [sic] AUTEUR, &c D'UNE DISSERTATION SUR LA JOCONDE

      A Leyde: Chez Jean Sambix le jeune, 1669.. [6],7-218,[2]pp. 12mo. 13.5 x 8cm. Early unlettered mottled calf, bookplate of Wenman Coke, Esq., on front pastedown, with his shelf-marks on the free endsheet. Astrolabe device on title. Spine extremities a bit chipped at tips, with signs of expert consolidation, front free endsheet pulled at gutter, scattered foxing and tanning, clipped bookseller's description tipped to rear endsheet, but a good copy. Half morocco clamshell case. The second collective Elzevir printing of the first two parts of the CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS, with the addition of the "Dissertation sur la Joconde, A Monsieur B***." Brunet describes the first printing of this edition, which appeared in 1668, as an "Édition plus jolie et plus compléte que la précédente en ce qui concerne La Fontaine." It was reprinted again in 1673. La Fontaine's CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS were published in successive editions, with additions, from 1664 through 1674, and consist of "tales drawn from Ariosto, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, and other sources, mostly light licentious tales...devoid of serious thought, told with grace and charm. They have been gravely censured on the score of immorality, but they did not offend contemporary readers...La Fontaine, when converted in his old age, made a public disavowal of the CONTES" - OCFL. This printing, as well as that of the preceding year, are institutionally rare, with a single location of this printing in OCLC, at Princeton. TCHEMERZINE VI:372. BRUNET III:757. RAHIR 3184 (1668 printing). WILLEM 2046.

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        Apologie des grands hommes accusez de magie

      A Paris: chez Jacques Cotin, 1669. relié. in 12 (14,4x8,5cm). Edition originale, une autre édition est parue à la même date chez Besongné. Livre relativement rare mais célèbre. 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. - chez Jacques Cotin, A Paris _1669, in 12 (14,4x8,5cm), (24) 502pp., Un Vol. relié. - Un Vol. relié

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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 with small 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 red and green 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 soiled, 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.

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        D. Justiniani Sacratissimi Principis Institutionum, Sive Elementorum, Libri Quatuor. Notis perpetuis multo, quam hucussque, dilligentius illustrati, cura studio Arnoldi Vinnii J.C..

      Amsterdam, 1669. 643 s. Samtida dekorerat skinnband. Guldornerad rygg. Guldsnitt. Upphöjda bind. Bandet något nött. Clasps missing. Several name inscriptions on endpaper.. Editio posstrema ab Auctore recognita. Ex Officina Elzeviriana

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        Gründlicher und aussfürlicher Bericht/ aller und jeden rechten Coursen/ Landkännungen/ Streckungen/ Einläuffen/ oder Einfahrten/ Bäncken und Gründen/ sambt allen blinden- und ausser Wasser stehenden Klippen der gantzen Oost-See/ allen denen Seefahrenden zu nützlicher Unterrichtung/ anfänglich von Johann Manson/ wohlerfahrnen Alten-Steurman in schwedischer Sprach zusammen getragen/ nun aber auff vieler Ansuchen und Begehren auss neue übersehen/ in teutsche Sprache gebracht und zum Druck befordert durch Hanss Wittenburgk/ Schiffern.

      Mit königl. schwedischer Maytt. gnädigsten Freyheit. Wissmar, J.-G. Rheten, 1669. 4:o. (10),106,(2) s. Med svenska riksvapnet i träsnitt på s. (5). Samtida pergamentbd med handskriven ryggtitel. Pärmarna bågnade och med en del små svarta fläckar, i synnerhet på den bakre pärmen. Några obetydliga småfläckar. Svag fuktfläck i övre marginalen på de två inledande bladen. Reva i texten med förlust av någon bokstav på s. 7-8. Små fläckar på de tre sista bladen och ett obetydligt maskhål i inre marginalen på det sista bladet. Spår av Uppsala universitetsbiblioteks ryggetikett och med deras gula handskrivna nummerlapp på främre pärmens insida samt överstruken duplettanteckning. Borttaget exlibris på insidan av frampärmen och försättsbladet. Bortskrapad namnteckning på insidan av främre respektive bakre pärmen. Gammal tillskrift på insidan av frampärmen: "Anno: 1674 d. 4 septemb: kiöpte iagh denna book i Stockholm". På insidan av bakre pärmen återfinns ett nära samtida recept på bläck.. Collijn 634. Warmholtz 226 för det svenska originalet. Svenska upplagor utkom 1644, 1677, 1725, 1743 och 1748. Ytterligare minst tre tyska upplagor utkom: 1701, 1717 och 1735. En översättning gjordes även till danska 1735. Arbetet innehåller segelanvisningar för Östersjön och i texten beskrivs bl.a. Sandhamn, Hangöudd, Gotland, Gotska Sandön, Dagö, Runö m.fl. öar och hamnar. Månssons "Sjöbok" var den första tryckta seglingsbeskrivningen på svenska och "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon" skriver att "boken blev berömd för sina många tillförlitliga kurs- och distansuppgifter och blev under hundra år det viktigaste hjälpmedlet vid navigering i Östersjön." Johan Månsson (död 1659) var ålderstyrman och kapten vid amiralitetet

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        A CASE OF CONSCIENCE, Whether a Nonconformist, who hath not taken the Oxford Oath, may come to live at London, or at any Corporate-Town, or within five miles of it, and yet be a good Christian?

      No publisher listed London: No publisher listed, 1669. 31 pages of text followed by [i] blank. Long-stitched pamphlet, with three additional puncture holes from earlier stitching. Title page and last page are slightly soiled, and corners are slightly bent and creased. Several leaves with minor stain in margin. Text is quite clean, and large margins are untrimmed. Measures 8-1/8" tall. Title continues "...stated briefly, and published in reference to what is offered to the contrary, in a book intituled, A friendly debate betwixt a conformist and a nonconformist : together with animadversions on a new book, entituled, Ecclesiastical polity, the general heads and substance whereof are taken under consideration : as also a peaceable dissertation, by way of composition with some late papers, entituled, Liberty of conscience, in order to the determining the magistrates power in matters of religion." Topics: Simon Patrick (1626-1707); Friendly debate between a conformist and a non-conformist; Samuel Parker (1640-1688); Discourse of ecclesiastical politie; Religious Dissenters, England, Church and state, Church polity; Liberty of conscience.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Amerique Septentrionale

      Paris: Chez Pierre Mariette, 1669. Copper-engraved map, in very good condition. 16 5/8 x 23 1/3 inches. The most important French map of North America of its generation, produced by the country's most esteemed family of cartographers This very influential map was the official successor to Nicolas Sanson's 1650 map of North America. When Nicolas Sanson, regarded as the father of the renaissance of cartography under Louis XIV, died in July, 1667, he left his flourishing business in the care of his eldest son Guillaume. The younger Sanson continued his father's partnership with the Mariette family, who were prominent Parisian printers. Guillame was determined to publish a new, updated edition of his father's Cartes Generales de toutes parties du Monde, the first French general atlas, originally published in 1657. The map of North America that appeared in the atlas, although masterful, was now considered to be geographically outdated.The present map, which appeared in the second edition of the atlas, featured updated toponymy, and is geographically based on Nicolas Sanson's wall map of 1666 (of which only two copies survive). While California is shown to be an island, in line with popular perception, unlike the map from 1650, it no longer attempts to build a geographical mythology in the place of the Pacific Northwest, which was then totally unknown. Appropriately the magnificent baroque title cartouche, which features swags and ribbons held aloft by putti, has been placed to fill this enigmatic space.Cartographically the map appears to be based on Sanson's maps of "Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France" and "Le Nouveau Mexique, et La Floride." Lake Erie is shown in a recognizable form and the entire Great Lakes network is shown in greater detail than his father's map, although the western lakes are still open-ended. On the East coast, Long Island is shown and the shape of the Outer Banks is improved. Several Indian tribes are identified in New Mexico where the R. del Norte (Rio Grande) mistakenly flows from an interior lake and empties into the Mar Vermeio ou Mer Rouge (Gulf of California). Iceland now appears in the Atlantic, as well as a bit of Britain. The map proved to be highly successful, and was sourced on numerous occasions by other mapmakers. The present copy is an example of Burden's first state of the map; a second state would be issued in 1690. Burden, The Mapping of North America I, 404; (first state) McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps, 669.4; McLaughlin, California as an Island, 45; Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America, 399; Tooley, California as an Island 8.

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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.. 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 a fine copy of an item over 300 years old. Rare. Wing W2967.

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        The SECOND PART Of The INSTITUTES Of The LAWS Of ENGLAND. Containing the Exposition of many ancient, and other Statutes; Whereof you may see the Particulars in a Table following

      Printed for A. Crooke et al. London:: Printed for A. Crooke, et al.. 1669.. Folio. 11-3/4" x 7-3/8". 3rd edition (Marvin, p. 208; Wing C-4950). [10], 745, [43] pp.. Modern full speckled calf binding executed in a period style with dark brown title label to spine.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+ (faint discoloration to bottom of ¹1 &. fading throughout the ajoining 'A' gathering).. The 2nd - 4th Institutes were all published posthumously, per order of the House of Commons. In this Second Part, "His Commentary upon Magna Charta, and particularly on the celebrated 29th Chapter, is deeply interesting to the lawyers of hte present age, as well from the value and dignity of the text, as the spirity of justice and of civil liberty which pervades and animates the work." [as quoted in Marvin]. . Head- tailpieces. Decorative inital capital letters.

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        Hydrologia Chymica: or, the Chymical Anatomy of the Scarbrough, and other Spaws in York-Shire. Wherin are interspersed, some animadversions upon Dr. Wittie's lately published treatise of the Scarbrough-spaw: also, a short description of the spaws at Malton and Knarsbrough: and a discourse concerning the original of hot springs and other fountains with the causes and cures of most of the stubbornest diseases (either chronical or acute) incident to the body of man: also, a vindication of chymical physick, where a probable way is propounded for the improvement of experimental philosophy, with a digression concerning an universal character, likewise a short account of the principles of all concretes, whether vegetable, animal or mineral: lastly, is subjoyned an appendix of the original of springs with the author's ternary of medicines and the epilogue to the whole, of the essence of the Scarbrough-spaw

      London: printed by W. G. for Richard Chiswel, 1669.. 8vo. [xviii], 374pp, 2 folding plates at rear, decorated capitals. Later half calf gilt, spine lettered direct, marbled sides and eps. Boards lightly rubbed; light soiling and spotting to prelims and last few leaves; occasional random light spotting. * The first book on the Yorkshire spas. ** Boyne 420.

      [Bookseller: John Turton]
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