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        Les mémoires du voyage de Monsieur le marquis de Ville au Levant, ou l'histoire curieuse du siège de Candie. Amsterdam, Boom, 1670-1671.

      1670. 12mo. 3 parts in 1 vol. (10), 60, 153 (but: 453), 320 pp. Contemp. vellum. First complete French edition. The account of the siege of the fortress of Candia, Crete, based on the reports of Giovanni Battista Rostagno, secretary to Duke Charles Emmanuel II of Milan, was first published in Italian in 1668. The engraved title page depicts the siege of Candia. - Ownership of the Swedish nobleman Corfitz Christian count Beck-Friis (dated Stockholm, 1876); unobtrusive ownership stamp to title page. Last in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer (his ms. ownership to endpaper; dated Zuroch, 28 March 1992). Atabey 17. Cioranescu 7075. Weber II, 347. Cf. Willems 1844.

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        Spicilegium Anatomicum coninens observationum anatomicarum rariorum centuriam unam, nec non osteogeniam foetuum.

      Andreas Fris, Amstelodami 1670 - Quarto. Two parts in one, as issued. General engraved title page, title and divisional title page with vignettes by Abraham Bloeteling, 39 numbered engravings, nine of which comprise large multi-folding plates extending nearly twice the height of the book. As well, 30 illustrations in text (11 are full-page). Contemporary vellum with ink label on spine, owner's inscription front pastedown dated 1820. Scarce FIRST EDITION of Kerckring's classic "Anatomical Gleaning," providing over 100 observations on various unusual topics in illustrative anatomy. The superb engraved title by Bloeteling shows a female dissector in classic dress, an unusual picturing, since very few (if any) women were allowed to participate in this profession in the 17th Century. Kerckring was the first to describe 'Kerckring's Ossicle,' an ossification in the occipital bone. Covers soiled, a remarkably preserved copy in original or contemporary binding. All plates as well as folding plates in near fine condition, occasional small tears, brown-toning and spotting. A most well-preserved copy of this important early treatise on human anatomy. Garrison-Morton, 383; Heirs of Hippocrates, 632; NLM/Krivatsy, 6346; Norman, 1209; Roberts & Tomlinson, p. 300-303. What looks to be an inferior copy compared to ours, sold in the Dean Edell Collection (Christie's, 2007) for $15,000. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de la naissance, du progrès et de la décadence de l'hérésie dans la ville de Metz et le pays messin par le R. P. Meurisse, docteur et professeur en théologie à Paris, Evêque de Madame & Suffragant de l'évêché de Metz

      Metz Jean Antoine 1670 In8 MEURISSE (R.P.) - Histoire de la naissance, du progrès et de la décadence de l'hérésie dans la ville de Metz et le pays messin par le R. P. Meurisse, docteur et professeur en théologie à Paris, Evêque de Madame & Suffragant de l'évêché de Metz dédiée à Monseigneur, l'Illustrissime et Révérendissime Archevêque d'Ambrun, Evêque de Metz - Metz, Jean-Antoine, 1670 - in4 plein veau d'époque dos à nerfs,in8, 574pp + table - Page de titre manuscrite - 2ème édition qui ne comporte donc pas le sonnet de la 1ère - Reliure frottée Mors fragiles - La Page de Titre est MANUSCRITE - Rare (Favier 6206/ Noël 1609). Satisfaisant

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        Gran Cairo. Bologna, Longhi, 1670.

      1670. 945 x 620 mm. Engraved view on 2 sheets joined, letterpress text pasted below (4 columns in Italian, 4 columns in Latin: "Descrittione del gran Cairo [...] Cairi quae olim Babylon") with publisher's imprints. Watermark Panzano. Unrecorded in the standard bibliographies and without counterpart in western libraries, this unique, large-scale view of Cairo reflects the economic and cultural effervescence of the second-largest city in the Empire: under Ottoman rule since 1517 and having expanded south and west from its nucleus around the Citadel, Cairo in the latter half of the 17th century was second only to Constantinople. The Ottoman influence may be discerned in people's clothing in the foreground as well as in the city's architecture. On the river Nile, the map depicts numerous trade boats and sailors. To the left are soldiers battling as part of a tournament; on the right are the Sphinx (wearing a necklace!) and the famous pyramids of Giza: those of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, as well as the smaller pyramids. The centre of the city shows numerous mosques and gardens. The letterpress text pasted under the engraving provides mostly historical and geographical information (in Italian and Latin). - Longhi's panorama seems to draw various aspects from previous works to create its own original representation of the Egyptian city. Indeed, it bears some resemblance to Braun and Hogenberg's 1572 "Cairos, quae olim Babylon, Aegypti maxima urbs", published in their famous "Civitates orbis terrarum". There are also similarities with Donato Bertelli's "La gran città del Cairo" (Venice 1575), as well as with the map of "Le Grand Caire" produced by the French soldier and traveller Henri de Beauveau (published in his "Relation journaliere du voyage du Levant", Nancy 1615). Ultimately, these plans probably all derive from a 1549 woodcut panorama credited to Matteo Pagano (or a Venetian engraving derived from it), as they all depict the city from the same viewpoint and on a similar scale. Longhi's map even takes up some of the ornaments of the Braun/Hogenberg map, such as the two people riding on a horse and a donkey in the foreground, though the antiquities as well as the numerous irrigation wheels are here shown in much greater detail. - According to scholars, Gioseffo (Giuseppe) Longhi (1620-91) issued a series of views of Italian and foreign cities between 1654 and 1674. A publisher, bookseller and archepiscopal printer, he was active in Bologna from 1650 to the time of his death. Not only did he publish maps, but he was also a prolific literary editor, notably publishing all the dramatic works of the Italian playwright Giacinto Cicognini. - Some small marginal tears repaired; slight marginal fraying to upper left. Cf. Tooley, Mapmakers III, 150 (for Giuseppe Longhi); Schulz, Venice 70 (for Arrigoni/Bertarelli).

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        Turcicum imperium.

      1670 c.. Incisione in rame, 405x513. Rarissima carta non proveniente da atlante, che deriva direttamente dalla raffigurazione dell'impero turco eseguita da Blaeu, il cui nome è anche riportato entro un cartiglio a destra. Todeschi fu editore bolognese specializzato nella ristampa di carte olandesi; la sua produzione, proprio per il mercato limitato e una conseguente limitata produzione, risultano piuttosto rare. Buon esemplare marginoso, con qualche restauro e margine inferiore molto breve successivamente ampliato con carta antica.

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        Jahr-Opfer, welches dem durchleuchtigsten, hochgebohrnen Fürsten und Herrn, Hn. Johann Georgen dem Andern, Hertzogen zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve und Berg [...] bey Eintretung des sechszehn hundert und siebentzigsten Jahrs nach der Heilbringenden Geburt Christi, durch einen unterthänigsten Glückwunsch, in funfzehen Haupt- und auswertigen Sprachen [...] abstattet M. Augustus Pfeiffer [...]. Wittenberg, Elias Fiebig for the heirs of Hiob Wilhelm Fincelius, 1670.

      1670. 4to. (32) pp. With many woodcut type specimens. Disbound. Only edition; one of several variant issues. - A congratulatory publication by the prolific Saxon oriental scholar August Pfeiffer (1640-98) who was said to know seventy languages. The present rare work is dedicated to the Duke of Saxony Johann Georg II on the occasion of his 15th anniversary as Elector. It contains 15 celebratory poems in the world's principal languages German, Latin, Greek, Hebrew (with Latin literal translation), Chaldaic (with Latin transliteration and literal translation), in the Jerusalem dialect, in Syriac (with Latin literal translation), Samaritan, Arabic, Ethiopian, Farsi, Ottoman Turkish, Coptic, Armenian, and Chinese (all with Latin transliteration and literal translation). The end is brought up by a "fusa vacui" (or stopgap), namely Psalm 103 in no less than 35 different languages (Hebrew, Chaldaic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopian, Samaritan, Farsi, Ottoman Turkish, Armenian, Coptic, Iberian, Greej, Latin, Italian, Sardinian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Saxon, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, English, Scots, Irish Gaelic, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Chinese, Nahuatl, Inuit, and Quechua. - Browned throughout due to paper; binding loosened; old ownership to t. p. and page numbers throughout, but trimmed rather closely. This copy was bound from a defective set of sheets: several leaves (3 and 4 in each gathering) show a hole through the middle of the page, resulting in loss of text to several poems (mainly affecting Chaldaic, Arabic, Turkish, and Coptic). VD 17, 12:161548X. Not in Jöcher or J./Adelung.

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        Simplicianischer Zweyköpffiger Ratio Status, lustig entworffen Unter der Histori des waidlichen König Saul, des sanfftmütigen König Davids, des getreuen Printzen Jonathae, und deß tapffern Generalissimi Joabi. Gestoch. Frontispiz, Titel, (3) S. Widmung, S. 6- 82 S. 4°. Pergamentbd d. späten 19. Jahrh. mit vergold. Rückenschild.

      Nürnberg, Wolf Eberhard Felßecker, 1670. - Erste Ausgabe der "antimachiavellistischen Staatsphilosophie auf der Basis biblischer Exempel" (Dünnhaupt), abgefasst in 6 "Discursen", wovon der letztere sich speziell an Leserinnen richtet. Grimmelshausen unterzieht vier biblische Gestalten einer religiös-theologisch fundierten Kritik. Jonathan, Saul, Joab und David werden, dem Grundsatz der "Zweiköpfigkeit", dem "Weiß und Schwarz" im 'Satyrischen Pilgram' folgend, als staatsmännisch handelnde Personen einander gegenübergestellt. Grimmelshausen preist, dem Zeitgeist folgend, das Gottvertrauen Davids als dauerndes Vorbild jeder Politik, gegenüber der sich die den "gottlosen Machiavellistischen Staatsregeln" folgende Handlungsweise Sauls als unwirksam erweist. "Das Werk wird im wesentlichen von einer Paraphrase der 1. Sam. 8-31 und 2. Sam. 3-24 berichteten Geschehnisse zusammen mit Zitaten aus Garzonis 'Piazza Universale' konstituiert . Die Anregung zur Abfassung der Schrift könnte die deutsche Übrsetzung von Malvezzis 'Davide perseguitato' (1638 und 1643) gegeben haben" (Weydt, 'Grimmelshausen', 1971, S. 104). Der 'Ratio Status' ist das zweite Werk Grimmelshausens, das offen unter dessen Namen veröffentlicht wurde. "The frontispice is undoubtedly designed by Grimmelshausen himself. This is the only Simplician work to which the author signed his real name" (Faber du Faur). Um so erstaunlicher ist, dass das Frontispiz weder in Scholtes Abhandlung 'Grimmelshausen und die Illustrationen seiner Werke' (1912) noch in seinem im selben Jahr erschienenen Werk 'Probleme der Grimmeslhausenforschung' eine Erwähnung findet und das Werk auch sonst bislang keine eingehende Untersuchung erfahren hat. In der Widmung an den Ansbachischen Hofrat Krafft von Crailsheim (1631-1705) wird auf die Werke des 'Samuel Greifnson vom Hirschfeld' verwiesen, speziell den 'Keuschen Joseph', den Krafft von Crailsheim gelobt habe. Hermann Kurz identifizierte daraufhin in der Rezension der Bearbeitung von Eduard von Bülow (1836) Grimmelshausen als Autor des 'Simplicissimus'. Die Widmung datiert "Rheinnec", einem Anagramm für Renichen (oder wie es heute heißt: Renchen) bei Offenburg. Nach seiner Tätigkeit als Gastwirt im "Silbernen Stern" zu Gaisbach (heute Oberkirch) wurde Grimmelshausen 1667 Schultheiß in Renchen. – Frontispiz angefalzt und mit kleinem, sauber restauriertem Einriss am Unterrand. Titel mit schwachem Fleck und verblasstem handschriftl. Eintrag. Nicht störend gebräunt, erste und letzte Lage etwas stärker. Seit dem Grisebach-Exemplar (Nr. 1121 im Katalog von 1898; versteigert 1930 in Berlin von Martin Breslauer) sind nur 4 Exemplare im deutschsprachigen Auktionshandel nachweisbar, davon eines (1991 bei Brandes) ohne Frontispiz. – VD17 23:233095F; Battafarano 6; Dünnhaupt 7; Bircher B 458; Faber du Faur 1163. Verlust der Weimarer Bibliothek. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The adventures of (Mr T. S.) an English merchant, taken prisoner by the Turks of Algiers, and carried into the inland countries of Africa: with a description of the kingdom of Algiers, of all the towns and places of note thereabouts. Whereunto is added a relation of the chief commodities of the countrey, and of the actions and manners of the people. Written first by the author, and fitted for the publick view by A. Roberts. London, (William Wilson and) Moses Pitt, 1670.

      1670. Small 8vo. (8), 252 [but 254], (2) pp. (includes final leaf of ads). Contemporary calf, rebacked. First edition of this extraordinary account of an Englishman's capture by Barbary pirates and subsequent adventures as a slave in Algeria. The narrative is framed as an authentic journal of a deceased traveller, prepared for the press by a friend of the departed. Through this mechanism the reader is taken into a proto-novelistic fantasy, albeit one that must have been informed by genuine experience of Eastern travel. As a slave under numerous masters the author tricks his way variously into employment as the cook to the King of Algiers, is then demoted to Keeper of the King's Bath and secretly fathers a daughter with one of the King's wives. After an unsuccessful stint as a gardener's assistant he journeys in the service of an officer, collecting tribute money with the Algerian army and offers his services as an advisor to the Ottoman governor of Tlemcen. He recounts observations on the various peoples encountered and their customs and peculiarities, marvelling at flying serpents, lions and ostriches and skirmishing with an army of Arabs. Against a backdrop of mosques, minarets and palaces, the narrative is peppered with anecdotes of meetings with Barbary pirates, European renegados, and dalliances with alluring women of the Maghreb. - The author takes particular relish in recounting the details of his sexual adventures: "the women in this country keep much at home, but their minds and affections are more wandering abroad, because they are so recluse; whereas if they had as much liberty as in other countries they would not be so furiously debauch'd: their husbands keep strict guard over them, that when they can escape their eyes, they give the reins to their passion, and labour to satisfy themselves more abundantly; stolen waters are sweet: the more they are forbidden and hindered from variety, the more pleasure and satisfaction they fancy in it [...] had my design been to make conquests in the Empire of Love, I think none could have been more happy [...] this good opinion of my ability spread & increased wonderfully in the town [...]". A separate appended section offers directions for navigating the Barbary coast. The work is of value both as a travel narrative and as a proto-novel reflecting the European fascination with the Orient. This is one of four journeys undertaken by Englishmen in the Ottoman Mediterranean analysed recently by Gerald Maclean in his 2004 study "The rise of Oriental travel: English visitors to the Ottoman Empire, 1580-1720". - Provenance: small stamp of Bibliothèque Generale, Rabat, to title, first leaf of dedication, and first leaf of text. Small ownership stamp of Alexander Gardyne, 1883, to verso of title. Manuscript bookplate of Henry White, Lichfield, 1820, to pastedown. A very good copy. Playfair, Morocco, 244. Playfair, Algeria, 155. Pforzheimer, 846. Wing S152. Not in Blackmer or Atabey.

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         [GUADELOUPE] Isle de la Guadeloupe située à 16 degrez de lat. septentrionale.

      Paris, Pierre Mariette, [1670]. 313 x 427 mm. Très belle carte de la Guadeloupe, gravée par Peyrounin. Tandis que la Basse Terre est très détaillée, seuls quelques noms figurent dans la Grande Terre, où il est écrit "Terre fort peu habitée des François". Les deux forts de la Basse Terre sont représentés : le Fort Saint-Pierre, construit en 1635, et le Fort Royal, situé à la pointe sud de l'île, érigé vers 1640 et renommé Fort Delgrès. Sont également mentionnés les logis du gouverneur, Charles Houël, et du sieur Trézel, qui créa la toute première sucrerie de la Guadeloupe. Au large de l'île, on peut voir les îles de la Désirade et de Marie Galante, ainsi que les îles de Houël, rebaptisées Terre de Haut et Terre de Bas. La carte est ornée d'une rose des vents. Reconnu comme le fondateur de la cartographie française, Nicolas Sanson quitta sa ville natale d'Abbeville pour Paris, où il rencontra Richelieu en 1627. Ce dernier, très impressionné par son oeuvre cartographique, le présenta au roi Louis XIII qui le nomma Géographe Ordinaire du Roi. Il fut le premier, en France, à concevoir un atlas mondial et publia près de trois cents cartes. Petites taches brunes, petite galerie de ver dans la marge supérieure. Contours aquarellés à l'époque. Pastoureau, Atlas du Monde, Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville, 53.

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        Historia et Meteorologia incendii Aetnaei anni 1669? Responsio ad censuras Rev. P. Honorati Fabri contra librum Auctoris De Vi percussionis. Reggio Calabria, Domenico Antonio Ferro, 1670

      Domenico Antonio Ferro, 1670. Small 4° (193x145 mm). [12] (including half title), 162, [1] pp. With the final errata leaf. At the beginning one folding plate viewing Etna eruption of 1669, engraved by Doria. Woodcuts in text. Bound in old vellum, edges sprinkled in red. Pastedowns and endpapers renewed. An excellent copy, slightly toned and soiled the half title. A few, light spotting on scattered leaves, mostly marginal. The rare first edition of the most significant 17th-century study of volcanology, with a fine plate depicting the great 1669 eruption. The work was written by Borelli during his stay in Messina, in behalf of the FlorentineAccademia del Cimento and of the secretary of the London Royal Society, Henry Oldenburg. The treatise offers not only a narrative description of the Etna eruption, but also systematic observations on the morphology of volcanoes, the nature and the causes of volcanic eruptivity, the generation and the structure of lava, disagreeding with the theories developed by Athanasius Kircher in the Mundus Subterraneus, and benefiting from the publication in 1669 of Steno?s De solido intro solidum (see item E). ?Borelli presented his own highly sophisticated understanding of a volcanic eruption as a geographical phenomenon which could be studied physically, chemically, and mathematically. His account of Etna?s most recent eruption explicitly critiqued a central argumeny put forth by the Jesuit Kircher in the Subterranean World. Using evidence from Etna?s lava flow and chancing morphology, Borelli negated the idea of eternal mountains and perpetual subterranean fires poetically evoked by Kircher? (P. Findlen, Agostino Scilla, p. 147). On September 1671 a review highly positive of the treatise appeared on the Philosophical Transactions, and Borelli observations were widely used by Serao in 1738 (see item 34) and Spallanzani in 1788 (see item 83).

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         [CHYPRE] Cyprus insula.

      Paris, Pierre Mariette, [1670]. 375 x 485 mm. Très belle carte détaillée de l'île de Chypre, dérivée de la carte de Jansson de 1637. Elle est ornée d'un beau cartouche décoré d'un ange, de 3 navires et de deux blasons dont l'un appartenant aux Lusignan, rois de Chypre, de Jérusalem et d'Arménie, le second à l'empire ottoman. Reconnu comme le fondateur de la cartographie française, Nicolas Sanson quitta sa ville natale d'Abbeville pour Paris, où il rencontra Richelieu en 1627. Ce dernier, très impressionné par son oeuvre cartographique, le présenta au roi Louis XIII qui le nomma Géographe Ordinaire du Roi. Il fut le premier, en France, à concevoir un atlas mondial et publia près de trois cents cartes. Mouillure dans la marge supérieure avec petites galeries de ver. Contours aquarellés à l'époque. Rare. Pastoureau, p. 416, cite un ensemble de cartes, dont celle-ci, publiées dans un atlas de Sanson d'Abbeville. Stylianou, 128.

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        Polybii Lycortae F. Megalopolitani Historiarum libri qui supersunt interprete Isaaco Casaubono. Iacobus Gronovius recensuit ac utriusque Casauboni Ful. Ursini Henr. Valesii Iac. Palmerii & suas notas adjecit.... Aeneae vetustissimi Tactici Commentarius de toleranda obsidione. Cum interpretatione ac notis Isaaci Casauboni.

      ex officina Johannis Janssonii à Waesberge & Johannis van Someren, 1670. 130x205mm 3 voll Testo latino e greco. Primo volume corredato di doppio frontespizio interamente inciso

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        Anatomia

      1670. Bulino, circa 1670, monogrammato in lastra in basso. Da un soggetto di Tiziano. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con sottili margini, leggere abrasioni nel margine superiore, per il resto in buono stato di conservazione. La stampa fa parte dell'opera Notomie di Tiziano dedicate all'Ill.mo Sig. Francesco Ghislieri, edita a Bologna tra il 1670 ed il 1680. Il frontespizio contiene il ritratto di Tiziano tra le foglie di alloro, il leone di San Marco, un drappo contenente la dedica. Seguono 17 incisioni anatomiche, 3 dello scheletro e 14 dei muscoli. Quattordici delle tavole sono tratte dal De humani corporis fabrica del Vesalio e le altre dalle Tabulae anatomicae VI, pure del Vesalio. Queste ultime in realtà non furono in realtà disegnate da Tiziano, bensì da Jan van Calcar, mentre per il primo gruppo la paternità è dubbia e controversa. Rara. Engraving, circa 1670, monogrammed in plate below. AfterTitian. Beautiful impressions, printed on contemporary laid paper, with thin margins, light abrasions in the top, otherwise in good condition. These works are part of Notomie di Tiziano dedicate all'Ill.mo Sig. Francesco Ghislieri published in Bologna between 1670 and 1680. The title page contains the portrait of Titian between the bay leaves, the lion of St. Mark, a cloth containing the dedication. Here are 17 anatomical engravings. Fourteen of the plates are taken from De humani corporis fabrica of Vesalius and the other from Tabulae anatomicae VI, also of Vesalius. These in fact were not actually designed by Titian, but by Jan van Calcar, while the first group paternity is uncertain and controversial. Rare. M.A. Chiari, Incisioni da Tiziano, 77; Muraro - Rosand, 1980, 307 - 316; Choulant, 196; Le Blanc, I, 449 . Dimensioni 205x355.

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        PALLAS ARMATA, MILITARY ESSAYES OF THE ANCIENT GRECIAN, ROMAN, AND MODERN ART OF WAR. Written in the years 1670 and 1671.

      London, printed by M(argaret) W(hite) for Richard Chiswell, 1683, 1670. FIRST EDITION 1683, folio, 295 x 180 mm, 11¾ x 7½ inches, engraved portrait frontispiece by Robert White, title page printed in red and black, decorative wood - cut headpieces and initials, pages: [20], 372, lacking final advertisement leaf, bound in modern full panelled speckled calf with blind decoration to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges speckled red, new endpapers. Upper margins slightly trimmed at some time, no loss to printed area, faintest browning to title page offset from portrait, tiny hole in margin of P1, no loss of notes, a few pages lightly age - browned, 2 very small neat old repairs to fore - edge of Xx1. A very good clean sturdy copy in a handsome modern binding, lacking 1 advert leaf as noted. The first 2 books are concerned with the art of war of the Greeks and Romans, page 157 onwards is devoted to the modern arts of war. Sir James Turner (1615 - 1689) graduated master of arts from Glasgow University in 1631 and then embraced an army career, serving and fighting in many European countries. He became a Royalist, putting his Covenanter past behind him and in 1648 fought for the King and later served Charles II when in 1651 at Worcester he was captured. He was knighted after the Restoration but after a shameful incident in Scotland in 1668 he was deprived of his commission. In retirement he devoted himself to his writing. (ODNB). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Norlandz Chrönika och Beskriffning : hwaruthinnan förmähles The äldste Historier om Swea och Götha Rijken, sampt Norrie, och een-deels om Danmarck, och om theres wilkår och tilstånd. Sammanfattad och ihopa dragen aff åthskilliga trowärdiga bööker, Skriffter och handlingar.

      Tryckt på Wijsingzborg, Johan Kankel, 1670. Folio. (10) + 110 + 529 (eg. 522) + (9) s. Helsides tresnitt. 1700-talls skinnbd. med rik ryggdekor i gull. Brunplettet. s. 522 feilpaginert (som 529). Inneholder den første trykte svenske oversettelsen av Heimskringla, oversatt og utgitt av Jonas Rugman. Med et forord av D. Gyldenstålpe og med en innledning av Hugo Grotius (s. 1-110).18th century half calf. Spine richly gilt. Marbled boards. 1 full-page woodcut. Browned. Some marginal waterstaining. Contains the first Swedish translation of Heimskringla, translated and edited by Jonas Rugman. With a preface by D. Gyldenstålpe and a long introduction by Hugo Grotius (pp. 1-110).

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        La prattica dell'infermiero di fra Francesco Dal Bosco di Valdebiadene, detto il Castagnaro Minorita Capuccino. Nella quale con Osservationi fondate nell'uso di moltissimi anni s'addottrina l'assistente, e caritativo Infermiere per ben conoscere, e ne' casi repentini applicar i rimedij proportionati a' mali de' suoi infermi. Milano, Giuseppe Marelli, al segno della Fortuna, 1670

      1670. in - 16, pp. (26) di frontespizio, intenzione dell'autore e indici, 366, (2) di imprimatur. Legatura coeva in p. pelle, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati. Quarta edizione (la prima a Venezia, 1664) di opera dedicata alla farmaceutica e alla medicina pratica che fu ancora stampata in varie edizioni fino agli inizi del '700. Prontuario medico che ha la particolarità di essere stato compilato da un infermiere, in base all'osservazione diretta di mali, cure e condizioni dei pazienti, e che è diretto proprio all'educazione di altri infermieri. L'opera, che elenca casi anche estremamente curiosi, si conclude con un ''Antidotario'', ovvero una raccola di rimedi di farmacopea. Esemplare discreto, due carte slegate, margini sup. rifilati, bruniture della carta.

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        Ottoman Qur'an signed by an Ottoman calligrapher in Cairo and endowed by an Egyptian Bey (Emir) to a mosque in sukhumi, Abkhazia

      591 p. of Naskhi script by a Bosnian Ottoman calligrapher, Abdurrahman el Bosnawi (Bosnavi), in Cairo 1080 AH. (1670 AD.). Full page endowment (Waqf) by Prince (Emir) Eyyub Bey el Kabir, the follower of Muhammad Bey abu al Thahab, to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in the village of Abaza located in the castle of Sukhumi (now the capital of Abkhazia). All pages ruled in gold, illuminated openning two pages, Sura headings in red Thluth script, golden dots between verses (Aya).Replaced in Mamluk full leather binding with flap decorated and gilded. The script is fine Naskh developed from the style of Hamdullah Amasi school. The calligrapher was a Bosnian who known by his fine script according to Mustakim Zade in Tuhfe-i Hattatin (Calligrapher's masterpiece). 26 x 18 cm.

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        A Collection of English Proverbs, Digested into a convenient Method for the speedy finding any one upon occasion; with Short Annotations.... By J. R.

      Cambridge: John Hayes for W. Morden, 1670. 8vo (155 x 95 mm). [8], 296 pp. Title printed in red and black, woodcut initials, type ornament headpiece. Some soiling and discoloration, corners softened at front and back, a few small edge chips. Contemporary sheep, covers simply ruled with double blind fillets, no upper pastedown, lower pastedown from a 16th-century edition of a Latin patristic(?) text in two columns, with a small attached flap cut from the same edition (part of a metcalcut initial visible on its verso); speckled edges (corners bumped, gouges on rear cover, some old repairs to spine). Provenance: Robert S. Pirie, bookplate, sale Sotheby's NY, 2 Dec. 2015.*** First edition of an important proverb collection by the naturalist and theologian, containing numerous proverbs that were expurgated from later editions. Ray assembled his multilingual proverb collection over ten years, giving much thought to the principles of classification. In his preface to the reader he argues cogently in against a classification scheme based solely on the use of "heads" or subject categories, but also rejects a straight alphabetical arrangement, in favor of a system of classification by form: proverbial sentences (i.e., proverbs that are full sentences), proverbial phrases, proverbial similes, etc. Within each section the proverbs are alphabetically arranged by what we would now call keywords. At the end are several miscellaneous colllections, including a collection of Scottish proverbs adapted from David Ferguson. Ray's analyses of the proverbs' origins, and of the validity of those relating to health, husbandry, and other practical matters, reflect his rational scientific training. He traces many proverbs to Latin, Italian, Greek or French sources, which are cited and analyzed, making the book a fascinating read still today. Later editions were enlarged by readers' contributions, but some of the cruder or racier proverbs appeared only in this edition. This copy has an unusual printed waste pastedown with a flap from the same text, presumably on the sheet that was cut up by the binder, who did not bother to remove it. ESTC R13689; Wing R386; G. Keynes, John Ray, 10.

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        Gesamtansicht; davor der König auf dem Pferd sitzend mit Gefolge.

      - Kupferstich b. Pluvinel, 1670, 20 x 29,5

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        De Tesseris hospitalitatis. Libet singularis,

      In Quo Ius Hospital Universum, Apud Veteres Potissimum, Expenditur. Amstelodami, sumptibus Andreae Frisii, 1670, - 2 opere in 1 vol. in-12, pp. (10) di dedicatatoria e indici, 227 con 14 tavole incise n.t, di cui 5 a p. pagina e 2 ripiegate, (25) di indice alfabetico; pp. 125 con 3 tavole incise di cui 2 ripiegate, (17) di indici; bella antiporta incisa da A. Bloteling raffigurante due amici che si scambiano la tessera dell'ospitalità, due vignette ai due frontesp. con la marca tipogr. e il motto ''optimi consultores mortui''. Legatura coeva in p. pergamena, titolo in oro su tassello rosso al dorso, tagli spruzzati. La prima opera è una pregevole seconda edizione (la prima del 1647) di trattato sull'origine e le caratteristiche dell'ospitalità presso i popoli antichi, con particolare riferimento ad alberghi, taverne, alimentazione, banchetti e consuetudini a tavola, le due tavole ripiegate raffigurano l'Ultima Cena e un convivio romano animato da un combattimento armato. ''Quest'operetta è stampata con eleganza di tipi, e colle tavole diligentemente intagliate, e stampate fra il testo'' (Cicognara, 1808.). [Segue del medesimo autore:] Titus livius patavinus, vita. Edilio novissima aucta, emendata er figuris aeneis adornata. Amstelodami, sumptibus Andreae Frisii, 1670. Graesse, VII/170; Olschki, 18131; Cicognara, 1808; Borroni, 13037-1; BING n.1922; Simon G., 1466; Paleari n. 473. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Porte ouverte, pour parvenir à la connoissance du paganisme caché

      Chez Jean Schipper. First edition of the French translation of Thomas Crane (the original was published in Dutch in 1651 and a German edition was printed in 1663), illustrated with a magisterial title frontispiece showing a dance ceremony on fire, three prints full screen and two mid-page (included in paging) and a folding plate consists of ten figures; these boards were made by Roger from his observations. Another edition was published the same year as The Theatre of idolatrerie, or The Open Door to reach the knowledge of the hidden paganism; the text is exactly the same.Binding slightly later (probably XVIII) "cartonnage" speckled vellum way back with five nerves with two old handwritten labels library. Headdresses bowed slightly, the slightly slotted head and a little lack in upper flat tail joints. Tt slip connected after Tt 2 and Tt 3 Tt 4 before.A label "of Mr. January Flainville firm" and the bookplate of the Library of Baron de Caix St. Aymour glued on the first contreplat. dated 1767 handwritten notes regarding the purchase of the book on the back of the first guard.rare and curious work on religious ceremonies and traditional witchcraft India, its author, "Protestant pastor, was embarked in 1640 for the East Indies, and remained tied almost six years as minister of the Gospel to the Dutch factorie of Palivent, on the Coromandel coast. He took advantage of his stay in this country so little known, to ascertain the purpose of the Hindus, and having had the pleasure of bonding with some Brahmins, he obtained valuable information on their belief and worship "(Caillet, Manuel bibliographic psychic or occult, 9560).This is the first known book of the Brahmins, the bulk of the book is also dedicated to them. Another section is dedicated to "One hundred proverbs Payen Barthrovherri" Sanskrit poet. The last chapter entitled "China extract illustrated by the Rev. A. Kirchere (sic)" and shows the work of the latter also devoted to Brahmins. As highlighted Devika Vijayan ( "Gods monsters of India: the negation of art in the discourse of French travelers in the East Indies (seventeenth century)," Viatica) at the time of publication of the book, no author became interested in Hinduism:"Roger was not wrong in these circumstances, to proclaim that he opened the doors of an unknown universe. His book is indeed rich new distinctions. He first discern the diversity of Shaiva sects and vichnouites, outlines the ten avatars of Vishnu god and present the Buddha as one of these avatars. It also recognizes that Hindus assert the sovereignty of a single God. It is also in The Open Door Roger iconography begins to take a distinctly Hindu color, as shown in the frontispiece, which reveals an effort by the designer to provide readers with a comprehensive picture of Hinduism, its religious customs and performances of his deities. At the top of the illustration is an Indian temple flanked by two Hindu deities, one of them being the elephant god Ganesh. Downstairs is represented party Jagannath. The statue of the god is placed on a trolley and the machine is in turn driven by the pilgrims. Unlike the usual posture of old travelers, the description of the gods is devoid of adjectives. Roger tends rather to observe, describe and refrain from judgment. "The researcher is also interested in Jesuit Athanasius Kircher, including Roger gets an extract of the book:"Equally known in his time Roger Abraham, the Jesuit Athanasius Kircher, in his China illustrata written in Latin, also deals with India as from Japan, but he has never visited these countries. The French translation appeared in 1670 in Amsterdam. It is undeniable that Kircher despised Indian paganism, but we look at it as an attempt to understand Hinduism without continuing to a simple description ridicule practices. It makes an attempt of comparative religion between Hinduism and Christianity and began a discussion of the philosophy of the Hindus "Beautiful copy of this rare book, the first to raise the Brahmins and their rituals. Chez Jean Schipper à Paris 1670 in-4 (18x23,5cm) (16) 371pp. (5) relié

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        Observations et Histoires Chirurgiques. Tirées des oeuvres latine des plus renomm'es praticiens de ce temps par un Docteur Médecin, et comprises en douze centuries. Avec quatre indices, l'un des Autheurs, le Seconde des Chapitres, le Troisième des Matieres, & le Quatrième des Medicaments.

      A Genève, pour Pierre Chouët, 1670, 1 volume de 170x220 mm environ, 1 page de titre, (27) ff. (au lecteur, privilège, notices), 664 pages, (24) ff. (indice des principales matières), pleine basane mouchetée fauv, dos à 4 nerfs portant titres dorés, orné de caissons à motifs dorés, tranches mouchetées de rouge. Coiffes ébréchées avec débuts de fente sur les mors, coins émoussés, épidermures, notes anciennes manuscrites concernant l'achat du livre sur le premier contreplat et la page de titre, noms manuscrits des différents médecins, dans la marge supérieure, galeries de ver dans les marges, des pages brunies. Médecins : Nicolas Tulpius, Sénateur & Mdecine à Amsterdam - Iean Rhodius, Medecin à Padoue - Michel Lyser, Medecin à Leipsic - Henri à Moenichen, Medecin du Roy de Dannemarc, p. 54 - Iacques Seidelius, Medecin à Gryphivvald - Pierre Borel, Medecin du Roy à Castres - Isaac Cartier, Medecin du Roy à Montpellier - Martin Rulandus, Medecin Palatin - Lazare Riviere, Doyen de la Faculté à Montpellier - Medecin inconnu - Pierre Pachecq, Medecin à Lunel - Iean Martin, Docteur en Medecine - DesgrandPrés, Medecin à Grenoble - Simon Iacos, Medecin de la Coste en Languedoc - Philippe Salmuth Medecin du Prince d'Anhalt - Dominic Panarole, Medecin Romain - Nicolas Abraham la Framboisiere, Medecin à Rheims - Guillaume de Baillou, Doyen et Professeur à Paris - Marcellus Cumanus, Medecin italien - Ieremie Martius, Medecin à Auspourg - Achilles Gasserys, Medecin à Auspourg - Iean Ulrich Rumler, Medecin à Auspourg - Hierame Reusner, Medecin à Northingen - George Hierome Velschius, Medecin à Ulm - Iean Pierre Lotichius, Professeur à Marpourg - Augustin Thoner, Medecin de la Republique d'Ulm - Thomas Bartolin, Medecin du Roy de Dannemarc - Pierre Potier Angevin, Medecin du Roy - François Valleriola, Medecin à Arles en Provence - Autheurs incertains - Guillaume de Baillou, Professeur à Paris - Anthoine Benivenius, Medecin Florentin - Philippe Gruelingius, Medecin à Stolberg.Chirurgiens : Pierre Estanoue, Chirurgien à Montpellier - Denys Pomaret , Chirurgien à Montpellier - Iosué Aymar, Chirurgien à Grenoble - Samuel Formi, Chirurgien à Montpellier.

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        Historion ta sozomena.

      1670 - Historiarum libri qui supersunt. Interpete Isaaco Casaubono. Iacobus Gronovius recensuit, ac utriusque Casauboni, Ful. Ursini, Henr. Valesii, Iac. Palmerii & suas notas adjecit. Accedit Aeneae vetustissimi Tactici, Commentarius de toleranda obsidione, cum interpretatione ac notis Isaaci Casauboni. T. 1 - 3. Amstelodami 1670. Officina Johannis Janssonii aÌ€ Waesberge, & Johannis van Someren. (20 x 12 cm), k. [7], s. 77, [2], 908; k. [4], s. 909 - 1816; k. [1], s. 462, 2 frontispisy w miedziorycie, winiety w drzeworycie, opr. perg. z epoki. PieczÄ™cie, otarcia i niew. zabrudzenia opraw. Na okÅ‚adkach wszystkich 3-ech wol. tÅ‚oczone i zlocone superexlibrisy ksiÄ™cia d'Arenberg Charles'a Marie Raymonda (1721-1778), austriackiego feldmarszaÅ‚ka. Tekst dwuszpaltowo w jÄ™zyku Å‚aciÅ„skim i greckim. TreÅ›ciÄ… frontispisów sÄ… sceny bitewne legionów rzymskich (w tym bitwa morska). Polibiusz (ca 200-ca 120 p.n.e.) - grecki historyk z Megalopolis, kronikarz imperium rzymskiego. DzieÅ‚o zawiera "Dzieje Rzymu" (dotyczÄ… lat 264-146 p.n.e.), rodzaj historii powszechnej, które miaÅ‚y 40 tomów, jednak do naszych czasów zachowaÅ‚y siÄ™ tylko ksiÄ™gi 1-5 i obszerne fragmenty pozostaÅ‚ych. To wydanie w opracowaniu Casaubona, Ursinusa, Valesiusa i Gronoviusa. THERE ARE STAMPS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'éducation d'un Prince divisee en trois parties, dont la dernière contient divers Traittez utiles à tout le monde

      Couverture rigide A Paris, chez la veuve Charles Savreux, 1670. In-12, reliure plein veau de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons et de filets dorés, pièce de titre rouge, roulettes dorées sur les coupes, épidermures sur les plats, petit manque de cuir à la charnière inférieure du premier plat, 2 petits manques au bas du second plat, coins légèrement émoussés. 13 feuillets non chiffrés, 426 pages, 1 feuillet blanc. Edition originale de cet ouvrage, qui contient, outre les préceptes de Pierre Nicole, l'édition originale de 3 discours de Blaise Pascal sur la condition des grands. Ex-libris collé sur le premier contreplat. Très bon état intérieur, très frais. Bel exemplaire. Edition originale Bon

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        Hexameron Rustique, ou les Six Journées passées à la campagne entre des personnes studieuses.

      A Paris Chez Thomas Jolly 1670 In-12 de (4)-252-(1) pp., maroquin rouge, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, fleurons dorés aux angles et filets dorés au centre, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Livre à clef où Egisthe figure Chevreau, Marulle l'abbé de Marolles, Racemius Bautru, Ménalque Ménage, Simonidès l'abbé Le Camus, enfin Tubertus Ocella La Mothe Le Vayer. « Philosophe ambigu, La Mothe Le Vayer demeure un philosophe gaillard, et l'Hexameron rustique, qui est son dernier péché, n'est pas le plus anodin. L'ouvrage, en effet, ressucite les gaillardises juvéniles, patauge dans l'obscénité et la raillerie, censure avec des intentions incertaines les abus introduits par le peuple dans la religion : et la plus folle des fantaisies du jeune magistrat, souvenir de ses débauches d'esprit et de corps, le commentaire de l'Antre des Nymphes, y trouve place » (Pintard, p. 431 et 536). Bel exemplaire. De la bibliothèque Georges Lainé, arrière petit-fils d'Edouard Pelay, président de la Société des bibliophiles normands, avec ex-libris. Pintard, 859 ; Tchemerzine III, 984a.

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        Jahr-Opfer, welches dem durchleuchtigsten, hochgebohrnen Fürsten und Herrn, Hn. Johann Georgen dem Andern, Hertzogen zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve und Berg [.] bey Eintretung des sechszehn hundert und siebentzigsten Jahrs nach der Heilbringenden Geburt Christi, durch einen unterthänigsten Glückwunsch, in funfzehen Haupt- und auswertigen Sprachen [.] abstattet M. Augustus Pfeiffer [.].

      Wittenberg, Elias Fiebig for the heirs of Hiob Wilhelm Fincelius, 1670. - 4to. (32) pp. With many woodcut type specimens. Disbound. Only edition; one of several variant issues. - A congratulatory publication by the prolific Saxon oriental scholar August Pfeiffer (1640-98) who was said to know seventy languages. The present rare work is dedicated to the Duke of Saxony Johann Georg II on the occasion of his 15th anniversary as Elector. It contains 15 celebratory poems in the world's principal languages German, Latin, Greek, Hebrew (with Latin literal translation), Chaldaic (with Latin transliteration and literal translation), in the Jerusalem dialect, in Syriac (with Latin literal translation), Samaritan, Arabic, Ethiopian, Farsi, Ottoman Turkish, Coptic, Armenian, and Chinese (all with Latin transliteration and literal translation). The end is brought up by a "fusa vacui" (or stopgap), namely Psalm 103 in no less than 35 different languages (Hebrew, Chaldaic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopian, Samaritan, Farsi, Ottoman Turkish, Armenian, Coptic, Iberian, Greej, Latin, Italian, Sardinian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Saxon, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, English, Scots, Irish Gaelic, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Chinese, Nahuatl, Inuit, and Quechua. - Browned throughout due to paper; binding loosened; old ownership to t. p. and page numbers throughout, but trimmed rather closely. This copy was bound from a defective set of sheets: several leaves (3 and 4 in each gathering) show a hole through the middle of the page, resulting in loss of text to several poems (mainly affecting Chaldaic, Arabic, Turkish, and Coptic). VD 17, 12:161548X. Not in Jöcher or J./Adelung.

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        Pianta del Giardino del Eccel.mo Signor Principe Borghese fuori di Porta Pinciana

      1670. Veduta della città, da un soggetto di Giovanni Battista Falda che fu il primo a raffigurare i giochi e i "teatri" delle acque di Roma. Le tavole sono in controparte rispetto alle vedute del Falda; il Sandrart si avvalse dei suoi collaboratori Hans Ulrich Frank, Johannes Meyer e Suzanne Marie von Sandrart che le riprodussero accompagnandole con didascalie bilingui in tedesco e latino. Incisione in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione. A nice view inspired to Giovanni Battista Falda's works, the first to depict the fountains and the water "theatre" in Rome. The plates are the counterparts of Falda's ones; in his job, Sandrart was helped by Hans Ulrich Frank, Johannes Meyer and Suzanne Marie von Sandrart, who reproduced the plates adding also bilingual captions, in Latin and German. Engraving, in excellent condition. Norimberga Nurnberg 372 285

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        MADAME DE VILLEDIEU. Fables ou histoires allégoriques dédiées au Roy - DESMAY M.L.S. L'Esope du temps et l'ésope françois - DREUX DU RADIER. Fables nouvelles et autres pièces en vers, avec un examen critique des principaux fabulistes anciens et modernes - D'ARDENNE. Recueil de fables nouvelles précédées d'un discours sur ce genre de poèsie.

      In 12, demi veau blond, dos lisse orné de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin bleue,tranches jaunes, légères mouillures claires sur une centaine de feuilles. Ex-libris Charles Henneguier. Bel exemplaire élégamment relié au 19e siècle.Le recueil se décompose comme suit : - MADAME DE VILLEDIEU. Fables ou histoires allégoriques dédiées au Roy. A Paris, chez Claude Barbin, 1670. (6) ff. et 104 pp. E.O. - DESMAY M.L.S. L'Esope du temps. Fables nouvelles avec des figures de taille-douce (14 gravures signées Hubert). A Paris, chez la veuve François Clousier & Pierre Bienfait, libraire dans la cour du palais, 1677. (4) ff., 108 pp. et (1) f. table. E.O. L'ésope françois. Fables nouvelles, avec des figures de tailles douces (14 gravures signées Hubert), chez la veuve François Clousier & Pierre Bienfait, 1678. (3) ff., 134 pp., (1) f. table. E.O. - DREUX DU RADIER. Fables nouvelles et autres pièces en vers, avec un examen critique des principaux fabulistes anciens et modernes. A Paris, chez F.G. Merigot, 1744. XXVI et 101 pp., (2) ff. E.O - ESPRIT- JEAN DE ROME D'ARDENNE, associé à l'académie des belles lettres de Marseille. Recueil de fables nouvelles précédées d'un discours sur ce genre de poèsie. A Paris, chez Ph. N. Lottin & J. H. Butard, 1747. VIII et 184 pp. E.O Les fables de Marie Catherine Hortense desjardins (1640-1683), qui se faisait appeler " Madame de Villedieu " sont très rares. Cette courtisane célèbre, native d'Alençon, avait acquis à Paris une grande renommée littéraire en faisant paraître plusieurs opuscules poétiques, pamphlets ou pièces de théâtre. Des journalistes et bibliographes comme Brunet, Tallemant des Réaux ... s'accordent à reconnaître que la véritable paternité de ces oeuvres revient principalement à ses divers amants ; à commencer par Molière qui la connaissait depuis plusieurs années quand elle publia son premier texte (une présentation élogieuse des " précieuses ridicules "). En 1882, le chercheur Louis Ménard publia une étude du présent recueil de fables, dans laquelle il s'employait à démontrer que, des huit fables qu'il contient, six doivent être attribuées à Jean de la Fontaine. Les arguments en faveur de cette thèse résident pour une part dans un manuscrit calligraphié de ces fables conservé à la BNF et comportant des corrections autographes attribuables à la Fontaine, et d'autre part dans la liaison amoureuse que ce dernier entrenait avec Madame de Villedieu. La Fontaine publia son premier recueil de fables en 1668, ses contemporains comme Madame de Villedieu en 1670, Furetière en 1671, Perrault en 1675 ouvrent la marche, bientôt suivis par Benserade et part Desmay qui ne publia en 1677 que deux recueils de fables inspirés d'Esope. Ces deux textes réunis ici dans ce volume sont illustrés de remarquables gravures en introduction pour chaque fable. Desmay fut écrasé par La Fontaine et ses uvres ne rencontrèrent pas de lecteurs. Né à Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais le 10 mai 1714, Dreux du Radier publia ses fables en 1744, une petite perle oubliée dans l'abondante production de ce polygraphe qui a commencé sa carrière comme avocat. Le receuil d'Ardene de 1747, est une édition originale précédé d'un discours préléminaire, où l'on trouve tout ce que l'on peut dire de mieux sur ce genre de poèsies.

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        Alcadi et acidum sive naturae et artis instrumenta pugilica per Neochmum et Palaephatum hinc inde ventilata, et praxi medicae superstructurae praemissa.

      Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius a Waesberge et Haeredes Elizaei Weyerstraet, 1670 ; in-12 ; plein veau havane, dos à nerfs décoré et doré, titre doré, roulette sur les coupes (reliure de l'époque) ; (22) dont le titre-frontispice gravé représentant une scène de laboratoire de dissection et essais chimiques, (1) f. bl., 275 pp., (1) p. d'errata. Seconde édition (Fergusson, II-424 ; Duveen, Kraus : The Duveen collection of alchemy and chemistry, n°372, édition identique ; Wellcome, V-214). Né en Westphalie en 1645, Swalve fut reçu Docteur en Médecine à Leyde après avoir étudié avec Van der Linden, qui en fit un adepte d'Hippocrate ; là, il entendit Walaerus et étudia les théories de Harvey puis s'orienta vers l'obstétrique. Il devint le médecin de l'Amirauté et publia quelques ouvrages de médecine. Il se passionna pour la chimie et prit part aux débats sur les différentes écoles ; il fut un adepte de la "Pathologie salsa" de Tachenius, qui pensait que l'acide et l'alcali étaient les bases de la physiologie et de la pathologie. Auréole claire sur la partie supérieure de l'ouvrage, un peu plus marquée à certains feuillets, coiffe supérieure restaurée et petite usure aux coins ; bon exemplaire dans l'ensemble.

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        Vera Concilii Tridentini Historia, Contra falsam Petri Suavis Polani narrationem, scripta et asserta... Primum Italico Idiomate in lucem edita, deinde ab ipso Auctore aucta et revista; ac Latinè reddita à P. Johanne Baptista Giattino...

      Ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1670. Tre volumi di cm. 25, pp. xx, 814 (46); (4) 820 (52); (4) 898 (46). Bell'antiporta figurata, marchi tipografici ai tre frontespizi ed alcuni bei fregi tipografici bel testo. Bella e solida leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. Esemplare fresco e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione, con solo qualche abile restauro alle cuffie superiori. Si tratta della rara prima edizione latina della Storia del Concilio di Trento scritta dal cardinale Sforza Pallavicino. L'originale (in volgare) apparve a Roma nel 1656 e si propose in una distinta posizione anti - sarpiana dando vita ad un vero e proprio dualismo dottrinale con la Storia del Sarpi. Per garantirne una circolazione europea Giovanni Battista Giattino eseguì la presente traduzione in latino che fu ristampata, sempre ad Anversa (in un volume), nel 1673. Fu più volte riproposto anche nel corso del diciottesimo secolo. Non comune. Cfr. Brunet (IV, 326):. "Traduction recherchée...".

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        Les fameux voyages de Pietro Della Valle, gentil-homme romain, surnommé l'illustre voyageur, avec un denombrement très exact des choses les plus curieuses, et les plus remarquables qu'il a vécues dans la Turquie, l'Egypte, la Palestine, la Perse, et les Indes Orientales, et que les auteurs qui en ont ci-devant écrits, n'ont jamais observées.

      Paris, Chez Gervais Clouzier,4 volumes in-4 (18 X 24 cm), veau époque, dos à nerfs ornés, tranches rouges. Tome I (1670). 12 pp non chiffrées + 348 + 102 + 8 pp non chiffrées (table). Tome II (1684). 6 pp non chiffrées (épitre) + 402 pp. Tome II (1684). Paginé à la suite 403 à 612 pp. Tome IV (1665). 10 pp non chiffrées + 597 + 12 pp non chiffrées (table). (Coiffes émoussées, coins un peu usés, deux mors fendus sur 4 cm, manque le feuillet blanc au début du tome I et II, de petites rousseurs éparses, feuillets un peu brunis à la fin du dernier volume avec une mouillure angulaire claire aux cent dernières pages). Avec au tome I un frontispice représentant la femme de l'auteur et 4 bois gravés dans le texte. Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage divisé en trois parties, la Turquie, la Perse et l'Inde, et composé de lettres adressées à un médecin napolitain Mario Schipano. Le tome 4 appartient à la première édition de 1665. Manque le tome III. Revues, corrigés & augmentés en cette édition d'arguments à chaque lettre, d'additions en la marge, & autres choses fort curieuses, qui ont été omises en la première impression

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        NOMO-LEXIKON: A Law Dictionary. Interpreting Such Difficult and Obscure Words and Terms as Are Found Either in Our Common or Statute, Ancient or Modern Lawes. With References to the Several Statutes, Records, Registers, Law-Books, Charters, Ancient Deeds, and Manuscripts, wherein the Words Are Used: And Etymologies, Where They Properly Occur.

      Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for John Martin and Henry Herringman 1670 - First Edition of Blount's Dictionary. Folio. [13], 272 pp. Bound in modern red Cambridge-style leather. 5 raised bands. Gilt spine. Marbled endpapers. Fine binding and cover. Marginal dampstain to several page margins affecting text. Finding defects with Cowell's Interpreter (1607) and Rastell's Termes de la Ley (1523), Blount, published a significant improvement. In his preface, Blount indicates why he felt his book was needed: Cowell "is sometimes too prolix in the derivation of a Word, setting down several Authors Opinions, without categorically determining which is the true" and Rastell "wrote so long hence, that his very Language and manner of expression was almost antiquated." He was encouraged in his endeavor by the belief that no science had more abstruse terms than that of the Law, and stated that the dictionary will be useful "even from the Coif to the puny-Clerk." More elaborate than the Termes de la Ley, this work quickly superseded its predecessors. In addition to providing the explanation of common law terms, Blount was "the first lexicographer of a purely English dictionary to attempt an etymology of words (Starnes & Noyes, p. 46)"; he devoted many pages to etymology and described the origins of ancient law customs. Blount was also the first English lexicographer who consistently cited references to authorities consulted, statutes, and treatises (Cowley, lxxxix). Cowley, A Bibliography of Abridgments, Digest, Dictionaries and Indexes to the Year 1800, Sheldon Society 160. Holdsworth, A History of English Law XII:175-176. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1670 1ed History of the Mughal Empire Mogol Bernier Voyages INDIA Shah Physician

      A Paris : Chez Claude Barbin, au Palais, sur le Perron de la Sainte Chapelle, MDCLXX-MDCLXXI [1670] - 1670 1ed History of the Mughal Empire Mogol Bernier Voyages INDIA Shah Physician Famous history of the Mughal Empire by Francois Bernier. François Bernier (1620 – 1688) was a French physician and traveller. He was born at Joué-Etiau in Anjou. He was briefly personal physician to Mughal prince Dara Shikoh (28 October 1615 – 30 August 1659), the elder son of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, and after Dara Shikoh's demise, was attached to the court of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1618 –1707), for around 12 years during his stay in India. The Mughal Empire was an Indian empire established by a Chagatai Turco-Mongol dynasty and ruled by a quickly indigenized Indian Muslim Persianate dynasty that extended over large parts of the Indian subcontinent and Afghanistan. Main author: Francois Bernier; Henri Ternaux-Compans Title: Histoire de la derniere revolution des etats du Grand Mogol : dediee av roy Published: A Paris : Chez Claude Barbin, au Palais, sur le Perron de la Sainte Chapelle, MDCLXX-MDCLXXI [1670] Language: French Notes & contents: • 1st edition • Includes additional Manuscript notes FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 268 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: A Paris : Chez Claude Barbin, au Palais, sur le Perron de la Sainte Chapelle, MDCLXX-MDCLXXI [1670] Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 20cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $599 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Bréviaire manuscrit]. Practique spirituelle pour se bien confesser & communier & entendre la messe devotement avec d'autres choses pour bien employer la journée 1670.

      1670 Manuscrit in-16 (7,5 x 12 cm) à l'encre rouge et noire de (38)-172 pp., vélin rigide, trace manuscrite sur le dos (reliure de l'époque). Brévaire manuscrit d'origine toulousaine, anonyme de la seconde moitié du XVIIe siècle à l'encre rouge et noire. Précédé d'une épître Aux chrestiens qui veulent se sauver, du calendrier de l'année courante et celui des fêtes de 1670 à 1699 (nom des périodes à l'encre rouge) suivi des chapitres sur la façon de bien dire le chapelet, practique spirituelle pour faire une bonne confession, practique spirituelle pour communier devotement, practique spirituelle pour entendre la messe dévotement, practque spirituelle pour terminer sa journée profitablement par l'examen de sa conscience, petit formulaire pour la communion (titre courant en rouge). Titre manuscrit encadré de deux palmes jointes coloriées en vert et rouge. A la fin, note manuscrite : La veille de S. Mathieu de l'année 1676 j'ay reçu la lettre de mr T. pour D.P. Note moderne au crayon en regard du titre : Trouvé à Béthincourt le 7 novembre 1914 dans des ruines (le village de Béthincourt proche de Verdun fut rasé pendant la Grande Guerre).

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        Mercure Galant, dédié à Monseigneur le Dauphin, octobre 1691

      A Paris, Galerie-Neuve du Palais, G.de Luyne, T. Girard, Veuve M. Guérout, avec Privilège du Roy in-12 (15x9 cm), pp.336, maroquin rouge, dos à cinq nerfs fleurdelisé, triplet filet or encadrant les plats avec armoiries au centre et fleurs de lis dans les angles, dentelle intérieure et sur les coupes, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Armoiries de Louis Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine, fils naturel de Louis XIV et de Madame de Montespan, né à Versailles le 31 mars 1670, il fut légitimé, avec le titre duc du Maine le 20 décembre 1673 et, pourvu à 4 ans des charges de colonel général des Suisses et Grisons (1er février 1674); il fut ensuite autorisé à porter le nom de Bourbon (janvier 1680) et fut successivement nommé prince souverain de Dombes (2 février 1681), gouverneur du Languedoc (29 mai 1682),chevalier des ordres du Roi (2 juin 1686), général des galères (15 septembre 1688), mestre de camp de cavalerie (24 octobre 1688), maréchal de camp le 2 avril 1690, lieutenant général le 3 mai 1692, mestre de camp général des carabiniers, comte d'Eu et Pair de France le 5 mai 1694, grand maître de l'artillerie le 10 septembre 1694 et duc d'Aumale en juin 1695 ; enfin il fut élevé au rang de prince du sang le 22 juillet 1714. Le testament de Louis XIV qui le faisait commandant des troupes de la maison du Roi ayant été cassé par le Parlement (2 septembre 1715), il obtint seulement la surintendance de l'éducation du Roi, charge purement honorifique ; à la suite d'intrigues formées en son nom contre le régent, celui-ci le priva du droit de succéder au trône, de la qualité de prince du sang (1er juillet 1717) et lui enleva la surintendance de l'éducation du Roi (26 août 1718). le duc du Maine entra alors dans la conspiration de Cellamare, mais il fut arrêté le 29 décembre 1718 et détenu pendant un an. Rendu à la liberté et rétabli dans l'exercice de toutes ses charges, il passa tranquillement le reste de sa vie qu'il consacra aux Lettres et à la religion. Il mourut à Sceaux le 14 mai 1736. Ce prince faible subit l'influence de Madame de Maintenon, qui avait été sa gouvernante, puis de l'ambitieuse Anne-Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon-Condé, qu'il avait épousée le 19 mars 1692 et dont il eut sept enfants, quatre fils et trois filles.(Olivier pl. 2603, fer n°5). Ex-Libris gravé, à l'intérieur du premier plat du Comte René de Galard de Béarn, bibliophile du début du XXème siècle. (Olivier pl.2137 (fer n° 1). Gravure de Médailles, planche de musique repliée. Vignette représentant les armoiries du Grand Dauphin (1661-1711) et Cachet sec de la bibliothèque du Roi (Palais royal), sur la page de titre.(petite épidermure sur le plat inférieur).

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