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2017-11-13 15:39:25
Massaeo, Vitali
Massaeo, Vitali. Masseo Vitali (... - 20 giugno 1669) è stato un vescovo italiano. Veronae, apud Franciscum de Rubeis, s.d. (sec. XVII). CONSTITUTIONES et Decreta promulgata in Synodo, habita sub Ill. et Revv. Fr. Massaeo Vitali Dei, et Apostolicae Sedis gratia Episcopo Mantuano, Sacriq; Romani Imperii Principe. A.D. 1648 mensis Novemb. caden. Innocentio X Sum. Pontifice... In-4° ant., pergamena coeva. 179, (4) pp. (Unito:) ORATIO a R.P. Petro Paulo de Roma Min. Obser. in Di Francisci Mantuae Caenobio Collegii Generalis lectore habita quarta die Synodi primae. Ab. Ill & Revv. Fr. Massaeo Vitali... 1648 mense Novemb. caden. Mantuae Solemniter celebrata. Veronae, apud Franciscum de Rubeis, s.d. 12, 132 pp. Frate dell'Ordine francescano ed originario di Bergamo, venne proposto a vescovo da Maria Gonzaga, reggente del ducato di Mantova e del Monferrato. Fu consacrato vescovo di Mantova l'11 febbraio 1646. A lui si deve la costruzione della "Cappella del Santissimo Sacramento", tra il 1646 e il 1669, nella navata destra del Duomo. Ben conservato. Uff.
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari [IT]
2017-11-07 15:35:12
ASTROLOGY). BEUTEL, TOBIAS
Melchior Bergen, Dresden, 1669. 192 x 150 mm. (7 1/2 x 5 7/8"). 12 p.l., XXXXVI, [3], 41, [2], 42-311, [4], 312-435, [4], 436-663 pp., [6] leaves. FIRST EDITION. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY CALF, LAVISHLY GILT, covers with multiple frames of decorative rolls enclosing a central panel with complex gilt coat of arms, raised bands, spine panels with wheel medallion flanked by fleurons (joints expertly repaired). With engraved title page depicting astronomers using their instruments and 77 woodcuts. Houzeau-Lancaster 11530 (citing the 1680 edition); Thorndike VIII, 330; Collis, "The Petrine Instauration: Religion, Esotericism and Science at the Court of Peter the Great, 1689-1725," p. 90. Gilt on lower cover a little rubbed, with minor loss to coat of arms, extremities lightly rubbed, one leaf with small hole affecting a couple of words in a table, minor offsetting in text bed and from woodcuts, occasional mild browning or light dampstains to margins, otherwise an excellent, fresh copy in a sound binding shining with gilt. This is a compendium of astrological information by the court mathematician of the Elector of Saxony, offered here in an appealing, elaborately decorated armorial binding. In this volume, astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, and art historian Tobias Beutel (1627-90) discusses astronomical instruments, solar and lunar eclipses, and the influence of the stars and planets on the natural world and human events. As Robert Collis notes in his history of Western esotericism, Beutel "combined geometrical studies on the position of the planets and the moon with astrologic … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA) [McMinnville, OR, U.S.A.]
2017-11-05 01:46:32
Antique print, titled: 'Ierusalem.' - Bird's eye plan of the ancient city of Jerusalem based on Villalpando's foundation map. The plan shows only the major religious sites, uncluttered by habitations and is beautifully engraved to show the surrounding topography. Jerusalem, with the temple of Solomon. The decorated borders show the Ark of the Covenant, Altar of Incense, Table of shew bread, seven armed Candelabrumm, Tabernacle, King Salomon and the High Priest. At top there is a large elevation of the Temple Salomons. French text on verso. Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper. Description: From the large folio French Elzevier bible published in 1669.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nicolaes Berchem' after 'I. Elzevier'. Abraham Blooteling (1640-1690) and Jan de Visscher (1632-1692). The Elzevier publishing house was a natural choice for the publication of this new French edition of the Bible. Established in 1581 by Louis Elzevier, a Protestant émigré from Louvain, the firm flourished in the seventeenth century. Through the years, 15 members of the Elzevier family assumed control of the business, operating printing shops in Leiden, The Hague, Utrecht and Amsterdam. The Elzeviers specialized in learned books that were noted for excellence of typography and design. Although the fame of the publishing house did not rest solely with biblical publications, in 1663 Elzevier had published in large format an especially splendid edition of the Statenbijbel, the authorized version of the Dutch Bible. Condition: Good, given age. Some neatly repaired tea … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-11-03 02:47:48
1669. Antique print, titled: 'De Land Reyse van Osacca to Iedo. De Water eyse van Nangasacqui tot Osacca.' - 2 maps on one sheet. The top map shows the Japanese coast from Osaka to Tokyo (Jedo). The lower map shows the strait between mainland Japan and the two large islands (Kyushu and Shikoku) to the south. This stretches from Osaka to Nagasaki. Etching/engraving on hand laid paper. "Description: Arnoldus Montanus' "Gedenkwaerdige Gesantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in 't Vereenigde Nederland aan de Kaisaren van Japan [ ]. Amsterdam: Jacob Meurs, 1669.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Arnoldus Montanus'." Condition: Very good, given age. Original folds, as issued. A small spot of damage in the intersection of one of the folds. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-A4-40 The overall size is ca. 22.4 x 17.6 inch. The image size is ca. 20.9 x 16.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 56.8 x 44.7 cm. The image size is ca. 53 x 42.2 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-10-30 18:05:12
DAL BOSCO Francesco.
Hertz, 1669. in-16, pp. (28), 460, (4), leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit. mss al d. Celebre trattato del frate francescano originario di Valdobbiadene (1588-1640), che ebbe molta fortuna e fu più volte ristampata. L'ampio indice denota la quantità di rimedi e procedure empiriche prese in considerazione, per la formazione degli infermieri. Contiene anche alcune alcune preparazioni come il "balsamo d'antimonio", lo "spirito di vino", lo "sciroppo detto peloso", "sciroppo di fumoterra magistrale", "elisir vita dei poveri",... Piantanida 1891: "L'operetta, divisa in sei trattati, contien la descrizione sommaria delle malattie, alla quale seguono i relativi rimedi. Sconosciuta alle principali biografie". Leg. stanca e brunita. Ex libris. [249]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Scriptorium
2017-10-29 18:50:52
VD18 10675329. - Das Kloster Grüssau liegt in Niederschlesien (heute polnisch: Opactwo Cysterskie w Krzeszowie), die Bruderschaft St. Joseph war 1669 geschaffen worden. - Etwas berieben und fleckig, das ursprüngliche Türkisblau des Einbandes im Bereich des Rückens noch teils vorhanden, Signatur auf Innenspiegel, montierter Besitzvermerk in Monogrammform auf und verso fliegendem Vorsatz, innen nahezu unberührt, sonst und insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar. - [4] Blätter, 4 gestochene Tafeln (Frontispiz sowie zu S. 99, 186, 222) goldgeprägter Pergamentband der Zeit mit türkisblauer Färbung, der Rücken mit goldgeprägten Fleurons, die Deckel mit floralen Randleisten und goldgeprägter Darstellung von Christus am Kreuz im Zentrum, dreiseitiger gepunzter (teils herzförmig) Goldschnitt 8vo (17 x 10,5 cm).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn
2017-10-28 16:16:30
[EAUX ET FORÊTS].
Paris : Pierre le Petit, Jacques Langlois, Damien Foucault, Sébastien Mabre-Cramoisy 1669 In-4, 240 x 178 Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné de fleurs de lys dorées, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). (4 ff.), 192 pp.VERITABLE EDITION ORIGINALE TRES RARE DE L'UNE DES PLUS IMPORTANTES ORDONNANCES ROYALES DE L'HISTOIRE TOUCHANT LES EAUX ET FORETS.À l'époque le besoin de bois pour la construction des maisons et surtout des navires de guerre et commerciaux était tel que Colbert fut chargé par Louis XIV de réfléchir et de préparer un nouveau code forestier. La préparation de ce code dura 8 années de 1661 à 1669 ; il constitua l'un des documents essentiels de l'administration royale. Le corps des Maîtres des Eaux et Forêts pouvait désormais intervenir dans les forêts royales, ecclésiastiques et particulières ; les droits de pêche et de chasse étaient également refondus.À la suite de l'ordonnance figurent 5 Édits royaux sur la suppression d'offices, de maîtrises, de "verderies" et de "sergenteries" ainsi que sur l'érection de maîtrises notamment à Montmarault et à Cérilly dans le Bourbonnais.L'édition est ornée d'une vignette aux armes royales sur le titre, d'un bandeau et d'une lettrine, le tout gravé sur cuivre.Il parut peu avant une édition fautive et aujourd'hui introuvable à l'adresse de Frédéric Léonard, qui fut interdite en vertu d'un arrêt du conseil d'État du roi du 14 septembre 1669.Exemplaire habilement restauré. Manque la première garde blanche, petites mouillures anciennes sur le bord des feuillets.Provenances : Ex-libris manuscrit sur le premier contre plat daté du … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Busser [France, Paris]
2017-10-28 08:46:38
[MENESTRIER (Claude François), S.J.].
Lyon, Jacques Muguet, 1669. In-4°, plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre en maroquin brun, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). [6] ff. - 399-[1] pp. Edition originale de ce rare traité, illustrée de vignettes gravées (titre, dédicace, bandeaux par Derbage,dont certains répétés) et de lettrines ornées. Avec les erreurs de pagination notées par Saffroy. A la fin du livre, se trouvent joints deux textes du père Menestrier : - La Disputes des lys au couronnement de la reine des Alpes,- Le Triomphe des vertus de Saint-François de Sales, représenté en forme de carrousel, dans la ville de Grenoble.(Brunet, III, 1624 ; Saffroy, I, 2217).Le père jésuite lyonnais Ménestrier (1631-1705) est l'auteur d'ouvrages sur la danse et la musique et d'un Véritable art du blason (1659). Il fut chargé d'organiser les festivités lors de la visite à Lyon en 1658 de Louis XIV.Ex-libris de la bibliothèque du château de Mello, ancienne propriété des barons Seillière.Un mors restauré, plats repris. Mouillures au premier tiers du livre. Bon exemplaire.
Bookseller: Librairie Blomet [France, Paris]
2017-10-28 04:06:05
NIEUHOFF, John. et al.
London 1669, Macock. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Full leather, raised bands, gold stamped, engraved title page printed in red & black, 2 copper etched frontispieces,folio 27 x 41 cm. 327+184+106p., 121 copper etched plates, COMPLETE. RARE . . .*** *** *** . . COMPLETE AS ISSUED WITH THE MAP AND ALL ENGRAVINGS . . . ONE OF THE EARLIEST BOOKS ON CHINA IN ENGLISH . . . PROFUSELLY ILLUSTRATED WITH 212 FINE COPPER-ETCHINGS . . . PUBLISHED IN THE MID 17TH CENTURY . . . A LARGE FOLIO SIZE, AN UNTRIMMED COPY AS ISSUED . . . EXCELLENT COPY WITH GOLD-STAMPED SPINES & DECORATIONS . . . BOUND IN FULL PERIOD LEATHER . . . A DUTCH RECORD OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY . . . ARRIVED IN CANTON MARCH 1656, ARRIVED NANKING JULY 1656 . . . AN HISTORIC AUDENCE & VISIT WITH THE SHUNZHI EMPEROR. . . *** This is the primary record of the Dutch Embassy to Nanking [Nanjing], China. It is also an historic and first meeting by the Dutch with the SHUNZHI EMPEROR [Shun-chih] [1638-1661]. . *** SUBTITLE From the Title Page continued: . "Where in the Cities, Towns, Villages, Ports, Rivers &c., in Their Paffages From Canton to Peking, are Ingenioufly Defcribed by Mr. John Nieuhoff, Steward to the Ambassadours" [sic]. . "Also an Epistle of Father John Adams Their Antagonift, Concerning the Whole Negotiation. With an Appendix of Feveral Remarks Taken Out of Father Athanasivs Kircher, Englifhed and Fet Forth With Their Feveral Sculptures, by JOHN OGILBY, EFQ.; Mafter of His Majefties Revels in The Kingdom of Ireland." [Many important words on the title page are printed in red ink.] . *** THE TITLE PAGE IMPRINT: London … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-28 01:37:17
PICINELLI FILIPPO.
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]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2017-10-28 00:24:35
FRUGONI Francesco Fulvio.
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. Quat … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
2017-10-27 18:50:05
Pallavicino, Ferrante) – (Übers.:) Franz Frhr v. Wützenstein.
(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 Wütze … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein [Berlin, Germany]
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2017-10-27 09:16:33
LOWER, RICHARD. - [CHANGING OUR VIEW OF HEART AND BLOOD]
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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2017-10-27 08:21:21
MENESTRIER (Cl. F)
MENESTRIER (Cl. F) Eloge historique de la ville de Lyon, et sa grandeur consulaire sous les Romains, & sous nos Rois. Lyon, Coral, 1669 1 volume grand in 4, plein maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs richement orné, filets dorés sur les plats avec motifs en écoinçons, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque à la Du Seuil). 24 ff.n.ch., 62 pp., 92 pp., 64 pp., 77 ff.n.ch., 44 pp. L'ouvrage divisé en 5 parties contient : La Grandeur de la Ville de Lyon sous les romains - La Grandeur de la ville de Lyon sous nos Rois - La Grandeur Consulaire de Lyon - Réduction des Conseilliers a un Prevos des Marchands et quatre Echevins, Leurs Blasons, Qualitez, et ouvrages Publics faits de leurs temps (de 1596 à 1671) - De la ville de Lyon, Hostel de Ville. Saffroy -2191 L'illustration comprend une vignette sur le titre, un frontispice gravé par Blanchet, 4 bandeaux, 5 lettrines & 76 blasons à pleine page. Très bel exemplaire d'une grande fraîcheur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE METZGER (libertydeal78) [Paris, FR]
2017-10-26 03:34:49
leger jean
Leyde, Le Carpentier, 1669. In folio, legatura coeva piena pelle, dorso con nervature rilevate e fregi ai piccoli ferri impressi in oro, reintegrazione di pelle al tassello inferiore, antiche annotazioni ai fogli di guardia, antiporta inciso in rame, ritratto dell'A., cc 19, grande carta delle Valli Valdesi ripiegata f.t., pp 212, frontespizio della seconda parte, ppnn 16, 392, numerose incisioni in rame n.t., alcune di fauna e flora locale, ma in gran parte raffiguranti le inenarrabili torture inflitte dall'esercito piemontese al popolo valdese. Piccole tracce d'uso e riparazioni ai margini di poche cc, peraltro buon esemplare di rara prima edizione. L'A. era pastore di Prali e scampò, per puro caso alle stragi di cui fu testimone oculare e che portò a conoscenza la persecuzione, con quest'opera, che in Italia fu sistematicamente distrutta. Muston p. 12; Hugon e Gonnet, 68
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Bosio Giovanni [IT]
2017-10-26 03:33:13
Castell, Edmund
London: Thomas Roycroft, 1669. First edition, 2 parts in 1; folio, title page in red and black, engraved portrait frontispiece by William Faithorne, text primarily in triple column and printed in Roman, Italic, Hebrew and a variety of other exotic fonts, pp. [8] & 4008 columns (this copy's pagination identical to variant B in ESTC); in this copy column 1108 is repeated; collated as in ESTC: a-b² [chi]1(=*F2?) *A-*E² *F1 A-Z² 2A-4L 4M²; 4N-5E² 5F-9C ; ²A-3B² (the terminal Lexicon Orientale in this copy is misbound after 3B2, as often); full contemporary calf recently rebacked, red morocco label on spine; corners bumped and showing; covers worn, a few old institutional rubberstamps, but generally a good, sound copy, with occasional early annotations in ink and pencil throughout. One of the great scholastic undertakings of the 17th century, under squalid and heart-wrenching conditions. The work was 18 years in the making and the story of its compilation is fraught with tales of unremitting toil, constant vigils, bodily suffering, loss of fortune, orphaned children, prison terms and fire (see DNB for the long, sad tale surrounding Castell and his life-long labor). Brian Walton, in his Preface to the great London Polyglot Bible of 1657 (also printed by Roycroft -- "conspicuous among printers who did credit to their profession in the 17th century"), cites Castell as being especially responsible for the Samaritan, Syriac, Arabic, and Ethiopic versions. While Castell's work "marks an epoch in Semitic scholarship ... it met with a deplorably co … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
2017-10-20 15:12:18
1669. Antique print, titled: 'Situation Du Paradis Et Du Pais De Canaan, Comme Aussi Des Premiers Pais Habites par les Patriarches recuilli des Stes. Ecritures et de divers Autheurs.' - Beautiful early map showing the region around Canaan and Paradise, as described by various authors in the Bible. Covers the region from Cyprus and Alexandria in the west to Niniva, Babel and Sufan in the east, centered on Haran and Antiochia. Armenia shown in the north. Decorative vignettes shown various scenes from the Old Testament in gorgeous full color. French text on verso. Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper. Description: From the large folio French Elzevier bible published in 1669. Ref: Shirley. Hoogsteder Mercury, 13/14, p.60Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Nicolaes Berchem' after 'I. Elzevier'. Nicolaes Berchem (1620-1683), who is not as well-known for his religious drawings as for he is for landscapes, but was a versatile artist. A prolific Dutch artist, Berchem often painted in the Italianate style, and became well-known particularly because many of his paintings were reproduced as prints. In 1669 the Elzevier publishing house put out a French Bible, for which they enlisted popular artists to illustrate a frontispiece and maps. The La Sainte Bible appears to have been planned at least a decade before its publication, and was to include 5 maps to illustrate several stories. Berchem worked with Jan de Visscher (1632-1692) and Abraham Blotelingh (1640-1690) as engravers of the five maps. He had worked previously with Nicolaes Visscher, so he as clear … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-10-18 12:55:04
MONTAIGNE, Michel Eyquem de
Paris, Laurent Rondet, Christophe Journel, Robert Chevillion, 1669 - 3 volumes petit in-12, maroquin rouge, dos lisse, plats ornés, coupes ornées, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches dorées, (Reliures fin XVIIIe siècle). Titre fontispice dans chaque volume, (66)-556-(24) + (2)-825 [mal chiffrées 1 à 503 et 506 à 827]-(31) + (2)-610-(34) pp. Etat général bon, quelques usures aux coiffes du tome II, sinon beaux exemplaires.Charmante édition portative, ornée d'un titre frontispice avec le portrait de Montaigne en médaillon gravé sur cuivre par Jean Matheus répété dans chaque volume.
Bookseller: Librairie au point du jour [Switzerland]
2017-10-17 14:26:02
Montanus, A.
t' Amsterdam, Jacob Meurs, 1669. engr. frontisp. (viii), 456, (xvi) p. 1 Folding map. 71 engr, text ills, and 20 double p. engr. plates and 4 folding engr. views. (Osaca, Miako, Iedo, Cangoxuma), with captions in Dutch and English, or Dutch and French. Folio.Half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt decorated and red labbeled. In fine condition. One of the most important sources for the history of Japan from a Dutch point of view. Complete copies are nowadays hard to find. Cordier p. 383-4; Alt-Japan Katalog nr. 1049. Landwehr V.O.C. nr. 522. Nipponalia I. 1945. and plt 8 :" The 454 pages of text trace the chequerred pattern of Japanese history during the century or so from the rise of Oda Nobunaga to the early years of the Tokugawa bakufu as seen through the eyes of European visitorsto the country, and providea glimpse of the manners and customs of the various regions they travelled through. The illustrations, being the work of European artists, tend to have a somewhat Chinses flavour, that country being considerably better known in Europe at that time. Nevertheless this hardly detracts from the appearl and value of the book, one of the earliest of its kind to appaer in print in Europe. KEYWORDS: european book on japan.
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2017-10-16 14:38:04
Revidierte Baw-Ordnung,
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2017-10-16 14:16:54
Thomas CORNEILLE
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2017-10-16 14:10:14
SPEELMAN, Cornelis. -
Amsterdam, Marcus Doornick, (1669).4to. Modern boards. With woodcut on title-page. (24) pp.First edition. - South Celebes (Sulawesi) lay on the route that the Dutch took from Batavia to Amboyna. The sultan of Makassar (now Ujung Pandang), the leading representative of Islam in the region, was especially hostile to the Dutch missionary drive. He was also determined to protect Makassar's position as an international harbour for the spice trade, open to all nations. With the support of the English, Danes and Portuguese, he had long resisted the efforts of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) to monopolize the spice trade. Alarmed by this development, Batavia in 1666 sent an expedition against Makassar led by Cornelis Speelman (1628-1684). He forced the sultan in 1669 to conclude a treaty which the Dutch, obtained a monopoly of Makassar's trade and succeeded in bringing South Celebes under Dutch supremacy with the help of the Bugis people who were being oppressed by the Macassarese . - Very rare.Landwehr, VOC, 238; Cat. NHSM I, p.499; Knuttel 9756; Howgego p.987; Lach, Asia in the making III, p.56. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB) [Vianen, Netherlands]
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2017-10-16 14:05:01
Ménestrier, Claude Francois.
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2017-10-16 13:48:49
Trial; Murder; Great Britain
Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. [US]
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2017-10-16 13:48:48
Josiah Coale
London, 1669. Pamphlet (in boards). Good. 20 pp. Modern paper over boards. Toned, early pagination in ink, assumed once in a tract volume, small hole to title (front margin), leaves closely cropped, a few minor stains. Third edition, being expanded. Coale was one of the earliest Quaker explorers of Pennsylvania and early missionary in the New World (according to the Papers of William Penn, Vol. 5, Coale was likely the first Quaker to touch Pennsylvania soil in 1658.) Coale was one of William Penn's intimate friends during his first years as a Quaker, the first secition of his "Song" written while he was "travelling in the Wilderness...on Long-Island". The last section comprises Coale's dying words, before which is a Testimony concerning Lodowick Muggleton - 'He is a Son of Darkness, and a Co-Worker with the Prince of the Bottomless-Pit.
Bookseller: Little Sages Books, ABAA [US]
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2017-10-16 13:48:47
Trial; Murder; Great Britain
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. [USA]
2017-10-16 13:35:49
LOWER, RICHARD
Bookseller: Antiquariat Botanicum, ABAA [Lynden, WA, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 13:35:49
Lower, Richardo
Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinis et Chyli in cum Transitu. Lower, Richardo. Londini (Londra), 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, come nelle poche copie esistenti. 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.
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari [IT]
2017-10-16 13:28:40
LA FONTAINE (Jean de).
Bookseller: Galerie Paul Blaizot [Paris, France]
2017-10-16 13:28:40
LA FONTAINE (Jean de).
Bookseller: Galerie Paul Blaizot [Paris, France]
2017-10-16 13:13:46
Han, Paul Conrad Balthasar.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2017-10-16 13:13:46
Han, Paul Conrad Balthasar.
1669. 12mo. (8), 367 (instead of 369), (1) pp. (wanting p. 47/48). With double-page-sized frontispiece and 9 (2 folding) engr. plates. (Bound with) II: [Stiege, Ch.]. Berahtschlagung der Götter über Deutschland. Ibid., 1669. (12), 295, (1) pp. With double-page-sized engr. title page. Contemp. vellum. One of three editions published in the same year: a rare historico-geographical account of Crete, with a focus on the capture of the island by the Ottoman fleet in 1645 and the ensuing siege. Includes a view of the naval battle of the Dardanelles as well as views of Crete, Rhodes, Malta, Cyprus and Soudha. The number of plates varies from copy to copy. - Wants fol. B12. Some engravings show unsophisticated colouring. Slight paper defect to frontispiece (professionally repaired); some browning and brownstaining throughout. Bound with this is a rare German pamphlet of Baroque political satire. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. I: BM-STC H 261. Atabey 560 (note). Blackmer 538 (note). - II: Holzmann/B. VI, 2263. Not in BM-STC, Faber du Faur or Goedeke.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-10-16 13:01:34
GROENEWEGEN VAN DER MADE, S.
Amstelædami, Apud Joannem Janssonium à Waesberge, 1669. Title-page in red and black and with a charming vignette. Two parts in one volume, continuously paginated (44), 932 (misnumbered 928) pp. 4to. Contemporary blindstamped vellum. Dekkers p. 68. Third edition. Simon Groenewegen van der Made was born in Delft in 1613. After studies at Leyden he practised at the bar and later became secretary of the town of Delft, where he died in 1652. He edited the Inleidinge tot de Hollandsche Rechtsgeleerdheid of Hugo Grotius with annotations of his own (Dordrecht 1644 and later editions) and wrote Tractatus de legibus abrogatis et inusitatis in Hollandia vicinisque regionibus which was first published at Leyden in 1649. The Tractatus discusses what parts of the Corpus juris had been abrogated in Holland and became an important and influential work. It is amongst the authorities listed by Hahlo and Kahn in their chapter on the Sources of South African Law. Groenewegen endeavoured to connect the practice of law and academical law. This work, in fact a forerunner in scholarly law practice, was often reprinted.
Bookseller: A. Gerits & Son b.v. [Diemen, Netherlands]
2017-10-16 12:50:53
Bartholinus, Thomas.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Banzhaf [DE]
2017-10-16 12:50:53
Bartholinus, Thomas
Hafinae, M. Godicchenius für P. Haubold, 1669. Vortitel, 11 nn. Bll., 531(1) Seiten, 22 nn. Bll. Index. - angebunden - Gessner, Conrad. De raris & admirandis herbis, quae, sive quod noctu luceant, sive alias ob causas, lunariae nominantur, & obiter de aliis etiam rebus, quae in tenebris lucent, commentariolus. Cum iconibus quibusdam herbarum novis. Hafniae, M. Godicchenius für P. Haubold 1669. 82 Seiten mit 5 teils blattgroßen Textholzschnitten, 11 nn. Bll. Index. Pergamentband d. Zeit. Ad I. Wellcome II, 108. Krivatsy 809. Ronalds 38. Harvey, A history of luminescence S. 107-115. Zweite Ausgabe dieser frühen Schrift zur Lumineszens von organischen und anorganischen Stoffen. (EA erschien 1647 unter anderem Titel De lucem animalium libri III.`). "The outstanding book of luminescence of the seventeenth century, the second special treatise on the subject, and one from which many later writers copied ... for it describes every luminescent phenomenon known at that time whether real or imagined, organic or inorganic" (Harvey S. 108). AD II. Nissen BBI, 699 (erwähnt 6 Holzschnitte). Wellisch A 37.2. Hagelin 21. Zweite Ausgabe von Konrad Gessners seltener Schrift über lumineszierende Pflanzen, erstmals 1555 veröffentlicht. "This small treatise on luminescent plants found in the Swiss Alps became famous as the first book on alpinism" (Wellisch). Die Textholzschnitte zeigen Schlüsselblume, Farn und Sonnentau. - Two vols in 1. Ad I: Second edition. First edition printed 1647 with different title "De lucem animalium libri III". Ad II: Second edition (first printed 1555). With 5 full-pa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Banzhaf [DE]
2017-10-16 12:49:47
NAUDE', Gabriel (1600-1653). -
Paris, Cotin, 1669. 2 parts in 1 vol. 12mo. Contemp. calf, spine in compartments richly gilt; front joint split, top of spine worn and corners rubbed, but a firm binding. (24), 288 pp.; (2) pp., pp. 289-502. A good copy from the library of Caillet with his book-plate. A defence of great man who had been falsely accused of magic (1st edn: 1625). Naudé was a distinguished physician and librarian to Richelieu and Mazarin; he defends amongst others Socrates, Aristotle, Plotin, Albertus Magnus, Lullus, Paracelsus, Savonarola, Nostradamus, etc. Thorndike VII, p.300. Caillet 7922 & 7923 (note): «ouvrage célèbre». Buon esemplare appartenuto a Caillet con il sxuo ex-libris, rilegato in pelle coeva (lievi tracce d'uso).
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport [IT]
2017-10-16 12:49:44
NAUDÉ, Gabriel
Bookseller: Eric Zink Livres anciens [LE VÉSINET, France]
2017-10-16 12:39:33
STENO, Nicolaus
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 S … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc. [US]
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2017-10-16 12:31:24
Sandys, George :
Frankfurt, Schiele, 1669. Inhaltende Die histori von dem ursprünglichen und gegenwertigem Stand deß Türckischen Reichs . Von Egypten, deren Inwohner . benebens einer Beschreibung des Gelobten Lands . Mit gestochenem Titel, 26 Kupfertafeln, 16 Blatt (inkl. Titelkupfer), 635 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 13,5 x 8,5 cm, Einband etwas angestaubt, Titelblatt alt hinterlegt, innen gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der 1615 in London erschienenen Reisebeschreibung. Sandys war vor allem als Dichter und Übersetzer antiker Literatur bekannt. Er trat 1610 eine Orientreise an, die ihn auf die übliche Route über die Adria und deren Inseln nach Griechenland und in die Türkei brachte sowie dort über Rhodos und Zypern nach Jerusalem führte. "Seine Reisebeschreibung zeigt genaue und objektive Beobachtungen orientalischer Sitten und Gebräuche und der islamischen Religion" (Griep/L.). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen [kiel, Germany]
2017-10-16 12:27:53
LOWER, RICHARD
Bookseller: Antiquariat Botanicum, ABAA [Lynden, WA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 12:27:49
RABELAIS, François;
1669 2 volumes grand in-12 de (12) ff., 488 pp., (5) ff. de table - 459, (9) pp. de table et de clef, maroquin rouge, filet doré sur les plats, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons de fleurons dorés, coupes et bordures décorées, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure de l'époque). En dépit de la date de 1669 figurant sur le titre, cette édition est postérieure : c'est en effet une contrefaçon de l'édition elzévirienne de 1675. Plan la donne pour rouennaise et ajoute qu'elle est "fort élégante autant du point de vue de la typographie qu'à celui de la qualité du papier". Elle sera d'ailleurs elle-même contrefaite plusieurs fois. Très bel exemplaire en maroquin de l'époque dans le style de Boyet. Tchemerzine, Editions originales et rares XVe-XVIIIe siècles, V, 318. - Plan, Bibliographie rabelaisienne, n° 130.
Bookseller: Librairie Laurent Coulet [France, Paris]
2017-10-16 12:25:16
Sanson, Nicholas and Guillaume:
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 12:20:39
Boccalini, Traiano
Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB [West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.]
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