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         Geometria especulativa, y pratica de los planos, y solidos.

      - Valencia-imp. Geronimo Villagrassa, 1671.4º [8], 176 p. (sign. [calderón]4, A-Y4). Ilustr. con 4 láminas calcográficas plegadas. Capitulares xilográficas. Enc. en pergamino, lomera rotulada, restos de antiguos cierres. Primera edición de la geometría del jesuita José Zaragoza (1627-c.1679), profesor en la Universidad de Valencia y más adelante en los colegios jesuitas de Calatayud, Palma, Barcelona y Valencia. En 1670 fue nombrado profesor de matemáticas del Colegio Imperial de Madrid, donde Juan Carlos de Andosilla, cosmógrafo real, le asistió en sus tareas. En la geometría trata primero de la ciencia especulativa y después de la práctica, que depende de la primera. Los proemiales constituyen un apartado común que recoge las definiciones y con el cual el autor pretendió: "socorrer la memoria de lo que cada libro contiene; facilitar la enseñanza con la brevedad, y claridad que de esta reduccion se sigue; no confundir la inteligencia de los Autores, que citan a Euclides, pues un libro corresponde a otro, y aunque el numero de las proposiciones es diferente, si se atiende a la especie, luego se encontrarà la correspondiente." CCPB 000048960-3. Palau (379537) se refiere a la obra como Euclides Nuevo-Antiguo: Geometria. que es el título con el que aparecería en 1678. (10922-L3). MATEMÁTICAS.

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         3 disegni a penna e acquatinta di Michele Rocca detto Parmigianino

      3 disegni a penna e acquatinta di Michele Rocca detto Parmigianino. Foglio unico (35 x 22 cm.). Michele Rocca noto come il Michele da Parma o Parmigianino il Giovane (Parma, 1671 - 1751 circa) è stato un pittore italiano. Nato a Parma, fu un esponente del barocco italiano, appartenne alla bottega di Pietro da Cortona e attivo principalmente a Roma. La data della morte è incerta, probabilmente nel 1751. Si consiglia a chi è interessato all' acquisto di venire a Bologna presso il nostro negozio previo appuntamento perchè i disegni si trovano altrove. Uff.

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         A Memorial of God's Judgements. Spiritual and Temporal. Or Sermons to Call to Remembrance. First preached and now Published for Publick Benefit.

      London: Dorman Newman 1671 - A collection of sermon’s by Cromwell’s Chaplain, Nicholas Lockyer [Lockier]. Full leather binding. First edition. Rubbed and worn leather boards. No end papers. Weak to front hinge. Marking to front board and title page. The rest of the book is mainly clean and tidy, but with some worm holes to the margins. Nicholas Lockyer (1611–1685) was an English clergyman and Independent minister, a close supporter of Oliver Cromwell and Provost of Eton College, and later an ejected minister and nonconformist. (10), 32 (2) 33-67, (2) 69-106, missing half title leaf 107-174 (2) 175-226 (4) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Philosophia Pia; or, A Discourse of the Religious Temper, and Tendencies of the Experimental Philosophy, which is profest by the Royal Society. To which is annext A Recommendation, and Defence of Reason in the Affairs of Religion. By Jos. Glanvill . Fellow of the Royal Society. London: printed by J. Macock for James Collins, 1671.

      - Rare first edition by the Anglican philosopher and controversialist Joseph Glanvill, F.R.S. (1636-80), appearing three years after his strong defence of the scientific work of Royal Society in Plus Ultra. In response to that book, Henry Stubbe had published polemics including "'‘The Plus Ultra’ reduced to a ‘Non Plus’" (1670), calling the Society élitist and crypto-Catholic. Here in Philosophia Pia Glanvill counter-replies to Stubbe and other Aristotelians, arguing that the new natural philosophy reveals ever more fully the glory of God in his works of creation, thus reinforcing established religion and confuting atheism. Glanvill dedicates the work to the Anglican bishop of Salisbury, mathematician and astronomer Seth Ward, who was also a founder member of the Royal Society: 'My Lord, I expect that this discourse should meet with animadverters as soon as it peeps into the world; and if it be not encountered with rude and ruffian-like oppositions, it will fare better than some other papers of mine whose designs were as harmless and inoffensive. But whatever befalls these sheets, my assailants shall find, that I am none of those mean spirits that will so easily be hector'd into a Non-Plus; no, but since my ingaging in such a cause makes them angry, I shall yet provoke them more; for I laugh at their vain boastings, and despise their feeble malice'. PROVENANCE: there is no indication as to the identity of the early annotator, but a later owner's note on the rear endpaper reads 'Perfect, Bernard Quaritch, F.S. Ferguson, 27.vi.1916'. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Small 8vo, [vi], 234, [3] pp., contemporary blind-panelled calf, rubbed at extremities with loss to foot of spine, front and rear endpapers with contemporary annotations mentioning Robert Boyle, Seth Ward, etc., these endpapers a little dusty and with one small cornerpiece torn away, the first 3 leaves with a thin waterstain at the outer edges, otherwise internally fresh and bright, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Mappa Aestivarum Insularum Alias Barmudas [.]

      London: John Ogilby, 1671 - Copper engraved with hand colour 290 x 352 mm A wonderful map of Bermuda with a highly decorative cartouche. This map is from John Ogilby's America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World., the English translation of Montanus' De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld; widely considered as the first encyclopedia of the America's. It is based upon the earlier Speed map of 1627, and the Eastern coastline of America runs along the top edge of the map. Arnoldus Montanus (c.1625 â€" 1683) was a Dutch author, teacher, missionary and theologian. Montanus was born in Amsterdam and studied theology at Leiden University. He became a minister in Schellingwoude in 1653 and in Schoonhoven, in 1667, where he also became headmaster of the Latin School. He died in Schoonhoven. Despite contemporary accounts of his pedagogic brilliance, Montanus is best remembered for the atlases that he published. These include early works on Japan and China; as the geographical information was available through the conduit of the Dutch East India Company. His most famous work however was De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld, which was published in 1671, and contained maps and exploratory charts of America, as well as images and texts pertaining to the topography, fauna, botany, religion and military history. Condition: Light crease to the top right hand corner of map. Some tiny spots to the sheet but otherwise a very clean impression. Examined out of the frame there is some toning to the verso and margins.

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         De Historie der Martelaren, Die om het getuygenisse der Euangelischer waerheyt haer bloet gestort hebben, van de tijden Christi onses Salighmakers af tot den jare sesthien hondert vijf-en-vijftigh toe. Niet alleen in dese Nederlanden, maer oock in Vranckrijck, Engelandt, Schotlandt, Spanjen, Italien, Duytschlandt, America en andere Landen, met vele van hare Brieven en Belijdenissen, als mede de Moort van Parijs, de Moort in Voltoline, d'ongehoorde wreetheydt in Yerlandt, midtsgaders de schrickelijcke Moort aen de Vaudoysen in Piemont, en andere vervolgingen der Geloovigen. In desen laetsten druck op een nieuw neerstelick oversien, verbetert, en veelsins vermeerdert, en elck op sijn behoorlick jaer en tijdt met grooter vlijt en neerstigheydt tusschen gevoeght, door Johannes Gysius. Met meer dan hondert vijftigh kopere platen verciert, en alle de martelisatie seer curieus naer den aerdt en eygenschappen des landts en plaetsen gesneden, en een kort inhoudt, tot gerief van den Leser, boven yder plaet. Op nieuws van duysende misslagen gesuyvert en verbetert.

      Amsterdam, Wed. Jan Jacobsz. Schipper 1671. (titelprent, 11) 494 (6) folia. Origineel Leer met ribben, rijkelijk met goud-bestempelde rug, Folio (Klein brandgaatje in de onderste marge van fol.224. Met een handgeschreven naamsvermelding op het eerste vrije schutblad: 'J.H. Willink. Uit de Bibliotheek van wyle Groot-Mama Willink van Bennebroek, Geb. Nutges. 1859.' Mooie editie van het bekende martelarenboek van Adriaen Cornelisz. van Haemstede, 1525-1562. De eerste uitgave van zijn martelarenboek verscheen in 1559 en werd vanwege zijn populariteit verschillende malen opnieuw uitgegeven en uitgebreid. Deze 23ste uitgave van het werk beschrijft de marteldood van ongeveer 1600 martelaren, beginnend met de dood van Jezus tot de vervolging van de Waldenzen te Piemont in het jaar 1655. Geïllustreerd met een titelprent en ca. 150 gravures in de tekst, van de hand van de beroemde familie Savry. Zowel van binnen als van buiten een mooie uitgave.) (frontispiece, 11) 494 (6) folia. Contemporary Leather with 6 raised bands, richly decorated gold-stamped spine, Folio (Small burnt hole in the lower margin of fol.224. With a handwritten ownership-entry on the first free endpaper: 'J.H. Willink. Uit de Bibliotheek van wyle Groot-Mama Willink van Bennebroek, Geb. Nutges. 1859.' Beautiful edition of the well-known book of martyrs by Adriaen Cornelisz. van Haemstede, 1525-1562. The first edition of his martyrology was published in 1559 and was republished and enlarged multiple times due to its popularity. This 23rd edition of the work describes the perishable deaths of around 1600 martyrs, starting with the death of Jesus and ending with the persecution of the Waldensians at Piemont in the year 1655. Illustrated with a frontispiece and ca. 1500 engravings within the text by the famous Savry family. A beautiful copy, both on the inside and outside.) Pijper, F. (1924). Martelaarsboeken, p. 34-72.

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         ATLAS CHINENSIS: BEING A SECOND PART OF A RELATION OF REMARKABLE PAFFAGES IN TWO

      - London 1671, Johnson. Contemporary calf, six raised bands, gold-stamped spine & decorations, 723p., 38 copper-engraved plates, 32 double-page,65 engraved text plates,2 double-page engraved maps, clean & solid copy.RARE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION *** *** *** . . . A GRAND, EARLY ENGRAVED FOLIO IN ENGLISH . . . THE FIRST BRITISH EMBASSY TO CHINA 1671 . . . A MOST SUPERB FOLIO WITH PROFUSE COPPER-ETCHED PLATES . . *** SUBTITLE continued: ".And East Tartary. With a Relation of the Netherlanders Afsifting the Tartar againft Coxinga, and the Chinefe Fleet, who till then were Mafters of the Sea. And a more exact geographical defcription of than formerly, both of the whole Empire of China in general, and in particular of every of the fifteen provinces. Collected out of their feveral writings and journals, by Arnoldus Montanus. Englifh'd, and adorn'd with above a hundred feveral sculptures, by John Ogilby, Efq; Mafter of His Majesty's Revels in the Kingdom of Ireland." . *** TWO TITLE PAGES: This stunning work has two title pages: . The first is a pictorial copper-etched engraved half title: "THE SECOND & THIRD EMBASSIE TO THE EMPIRE OF TAYSING OR CHINA WITH PREVILEDGE 1670." . This engraving shows the Emperor of China upon his throne, with several family members and other people around him. Below him is a graphic scene showing two opposers hand-cuffed to a small boat as they succomb to the waves. A guard stands at the ready with his spiked ball and chain. . The second title pages is full letter-press printed in red and black-ink, showing the full details of title, subtitle and imprint. . *** WRITTEN IN 17TH CENTURY "OLD ENGLISH": The title page and text is written in period 'Olde English,' where 'f' is commonly written for 's,' a standard feature of 17th century continental books, stating: "Englifh'd, and Adorn'd with above a hundred Feveral [sic] Sculptures." . * by John Ogilby [1600-1676]." Therefore Ogilby translated the original work from Dutch into English and was also the illustrator. . *** CONTROVERSIAL AUTHORSHIP: Since the date of publication in 1671, there has been some confusion about the exact author, because this information was omitted from the title page. . Arnoldus MONTANUS [1625?-1683], is cited on the title page as the person who "Collected out of their several writings and journals." In today's palance he becomes the 'compiler & editor,' according to the AACR [Anglo-American Cataloging Rules], which we learned in Library School. . This title was first published in Dutch, by the true author: Olfert DAPPER [ca.1635-1690], under the title: "GEDENKWAERDIG BEDRYF DER NEDERLANDSCHE OOST-INDISCHE MAETSCHAPPYE OP DE KUSTE EN IN HET KEIZERRIJK VAN TAISING OF SINA," Amsterdam, 1670, published by Jacob van Meurs. . *** BINDING: This folio is 27 x 42 cm. It is bound in full calf, preserving the original gold-stamped decorated covers. The spine consists of six raised bands and seven compartments: five black, two red, all gold-stamped with large decorations. There are two red label stateing "OGILBY'S CHINA," below which is the second red label stating "Vol. II." . This is volume two of an identically bound work labeled as volumme 1 by John Nieuhoff: AN EMBASSY FROM THE EAST-INDIA COMPANY OF THE UNITED PROVINCES, TO THE GRAND TARTAR CHAM EMPEROR OF CHINA, DELIVERED BY THEIR ELCELLCIES PETER DE GOYER, AND JACOB DE KEYZER, AT HIS IMPERIAL CITY OF PEKING. London, 1669. Please see our number: 880748 on our website or check with us for availability of volume 1. . *** There is a nicely etched period armorial bookplate inside the front cover. . *** COPPER ENGRAVED ETCHED PLATES: The work consists of a total of 151 engravings: 31 full page + 2 double-page maps; 6 single full page plates; 55 each half-page plates, one each oone-quarter page plate, including a single-full page engraved half-title. . There is some of the usual 'toning' to some plates including the frontispiece, some foxing to the title-page, discoloration here and there, complete

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         Odes sacrées ..., détachées du corps de ses ouvrages.Brussels, Gilles Stryckwant, 1738. 4to. With a woodcut coat of arms of Austria on title-page. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      H.A. Grubbs, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau: his life and works, p. 226; not in Cioranescu; Tchemerzine. First edition of a collection of sacred songs in verse selected from his own works by Jean Baptiste Rousseau (1671-1741), most of them based on psalms and a few on other biblical texts. Born in Paris, Rousseau published his Cantates françoises around 1705 and established a good reputation for his lyrics. His lampoons and some obscene verses supposedly written by him occasionally got him into trouble, but he had a promising career ahead of him when he published his Oeuvres in 1712. In that year, however, a dispute over offensive verses supposedly written by him forced him into exile in Brussels. He lived there and elsewhere abroad for the rest of his life, sometimes publishing selections of his work, such as the present one, and returning to Paris only for a clandestine visit around the time he published the present collection. Although his poetry appears to have sold fairly well and his lyrics continued in demand with musicians, he remained in financial straits, his exile perhaps making it difficult to gain the patronage essential to success in that day. Rousseau gained greater fame posthumously, especially as the creator of the "French cantate" and is still considered the best French lyricist of the period. With the author's signed autograph presentation inscription to l'Abbé Cochard on an endleaf and a couple corrections in the text, also in his hand. With one quire slightly browned and further occasional minor foxing or a small marginal stain, but otherwise in very good condition and with generous margins. The chemicals used to mottle the leather have eaten away its surface in places and the spine has been repaired at the head, foot and hinges, but the binding is now structurally sound.

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         Zayde, histoire espagnole par Monsieur de Segrais. Traitté de l'origine des romans, par Monsieur Huet.

      S.l., Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris [Elsevier] , 1671. In-16, plein maroquin citron, dos à nerfs, filets en coupes, dentelles en contreplats, tranches dorée, 67- 154- 164 pp. Titre frontispice de Romain de Hooghe. Bel exemplaire de la bibliothèque du comte de Mosbourg. Publie? sous le nom de Segrais, on sait que ce roman est de Mme de La Fayette. Il fut publie? a? Paris chez Barbin en 1670 pour le premier tome et 1671 pour le second. Publie?e l'anne?e me?me de la parution du second tome, cette e?dition elze?virienne est tre?s recherche?e.

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         Odes sacrées ., détachées du corps de ses ouvrages.Brussels, Gilles Stryckwant, 1738. 4to. With a woodcut coat of arms of Austria on title-page. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      - H.A. Grubbs, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau: his life and works, p. 226; not in Cioranescu; Tchemerzine. First edition of a collection of sacred songs in verse selected from his own works by Jean Baptiste Rousseau (1671-1741), most of them based on psalms and a few on other biblical texts. Born in Paris, Rousseau published his Cantates françoises around 1705 and established a good reputation for his lyrics. His lampoons and some obscene verses supposedly written by him occasionally got him into trouble, but he had a promising career ahead of him when he published his Oeuvres in 1712. In that year, however, a dispute over offensive verses supposedly written by him forced him into exile in Brussels. He lived there and elsewhere abroad for the rest of his life, sometimes publishing selections of his work, such as the present one, and returning to Paris only for a clandestine visit around the time he published the present collection. Although his poetry appears to have sold fairly well and his lyrics continued in demand with musicians, he remained in financial straits, his exile perhaps making it difficult to gain the patronage essential to success in that day. Rousseau gained greater fame posthumously, especially as the creator of the "French cantate" and is still considered the best French lyricist of the period. With the author's signed autograph presentation inscription to l'Abbé Cochard on an endleaf and a couple corrections in the text, also in his hand. With one quire slightly browned and further occasional minor foxing or a small marginal stain, but otherwise in very good condition and with generous margins. The chemicals used to mottle the leather have eaten away its surface in places and the spine has been repaired at the head, foot and hinges, but the binding is now structurally sound.

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         The Works of The Reverend and Learned

      London - Richard Royston, 1671 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating work of observational essays and religious notations. An important work, very scarce and here complete. According to the ESTC there was a publication of this work in 1665. Therefore, this is the second edition of this work. With three woodcut illustrations and an astrological chart. Comprising of two parts, the first is a selection of notes and observations on religious scripture. The second part to this work is Gregory's 'Posthuma' which is a selection of written tracts on a wide range of topics. Each section has its own title page, as called for. The second to eighth tracts also have an additional title page, as called for. I A Discourse on the LXX InterpretersII A Discourse Declarint what Time the Nicene Creed Began to be Sung in the ChurchIII A Sermon on the Resurrection from I Corinth CV. XXIV A Disproof of Him in S Luke III ver. 36V Episcopus Puerorum in Die InnocentiumVI De Seris & Epochis Shewing the Several Accounts of Time Among All Nations From the Creation to the Present AgeVII: The Assyrian Monarchy: Being a Short Description of its Rise and FallVIII: The Description and Use of the Terrestrial GlobeVignette title page to tract five. Collated, complete. Written mostly in English, there are some passages to this work in Latin and Greek. The essays to the second part of this work are extremely interesting. The topics range from geography and history to Renaissance folklore. The final chapter discusses the terrestrial globe, and another reflects on the riseand fall of the Assyrian empire. Two of the woodcuts to the chapter onthe Church of Old Sarumdepict themonk-fish of theRenaissance era. Themonk-fishor 'sea monk' was the talkof 16th century Europe. Many naturalistsclaimedto have spotted the half-man, half-fish monster. Gregory references the naturalist Rondeletius to this work. William Orme's Bibliotheca Biblica reviews thisbook as containing 'things learned, curious and fanciful. ' 'Some of the notes are important, and contain a good deal of rabbinicallore. ' (Orme, 1824, p217. )A scarce and interesting work. A fascinating insight into topical seventeenth century writing. Condition: In a full calf binding. Rebacked with original boards preserved. Externally, generally smart. Small patches of rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Some bumping to the extremities. A few marks to boards. Hinges are slightly strained but firm with some remnants of adhesive from previous repair. Bibliographical information on one of the tracts found pasted to he front pastedown. Prior owner's notations to the rear pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned, mostly to edges. Occasional spots found to text. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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         1671 New Testament HUGE BIBLE Henry Hammond Paraphrase Annotations King James

      London : Printed by J.F. and E.T. for Richard Davis Bookseller in Oxford, 1671. Third edition (stated) - 1671 New Testament HUGE BIBLE Henry Hammond Paraphrase Annotations King James An enormous 17th-century English New Testament Bible! This edition by Henry Hammond includes extensive annotations of the scripture, the Hammond ‘Paraphrase’ as well as commentary parallel to the King James English. According to Darlow and Moule, “Henry Hammond was appointed President of Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1643, and in 1647 was allowed to attend Charles I. as his chaplain. A voluminous writer, he is chiefly known by his ‘Practical Catechism’ and his ‘Paraphrase.’ The latter ‘is a great work, though largely superseded now, and gives Hammond a claim to the title of father of English Biblical criticism.’” (D&M 501) This incredible tome also includes a symbolical engraving on the title page by Wenceslas Hollar. Item number: #1243 Price: $599 HAMMOND, Henry A paraphrase, and annotations upon all the books of the New Testament London : Printed by J.F. and E.T. for Richard Davis Bookseller in Oxford, 1671. Third edition (stated) Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [3], 949, [18] • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure • References: Wing H 574a; Darlow & Moule 501 • Language: English • Size: ~15in X 10in (38.5cm x 25cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1243 photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't Zuid-Land.

      Amsterdam Jacob Meurs 1671 - Folio (30.5 x 19.4 cm). Engraved allegorical title (small repair along fore-margin), letterpress title printed in black and red with vignette. Folding engraved general map of America, 47 double-page engraved plates (7 folding, including 15 maps, the remaining 32 mostly comprising town views), 7 portraits and 69 text engravings (a little browned and spotted). Modern binding of early vellum manuscript waste, a very good example. First edition of "a classic book on America and is much sought after by collectors of Americana as it contains, on p. 124, one of the first views of New York Novum Amsterodamum" (Borba de Moraes). The text engraving on p. 213 shows the crowning of Sir Francis Drake by the California Native Americans. This monumental work by the Dutch writer Arnoldus Montanus (1625?-83) reflects the fascination of seventeenth century Europe with the New World. Montanus was a Protestant minister and headmaster of the Latin School in the town of Schoonhoven. He wrote books on church history, theology, the history of the Low Countries, and the peoples and cultures of the Americas. Montanus never visited the New World and his work contains numerous errors and fantastic conceptions about the people and animals of the Americas. Nonetheless, it became a standard work in Europe and was widely read for many years. The publisher of the work was the Amsterdam bookseller and engraver Jacob van Meurs, who was active from 1651 to 1680 and specialized in works of history, geography, and travelogues. The book is lavishly illustrated with 125 copper engravings, including 32 folded views, 70 plates, 16 maps, and 7 unusually handsome portraits of famous explorers, each surrounded by baroque framed borders. In contrast to later editions this copy includes early strong impressions of the plates, which illustrate the customs, festivals, occupations, religious rites and battles of the native Indians. This issue includes the portrait of Maurice of Nassau (not mentioned in the index) and one of the first views of New Amsterdam, "without any doubt, the handsomest, and. the most agreeable view of Dutch New York" (Asher's Bibliographical Essay, p.23). Borba de Moraes, p. 586; Church 613; Phelps Stokes I, 142-143 and VI, 262; Sabin 50086. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Remarques sur la dissertation, ou l'on montre en quel temps, & pour quelles raisons l'Eglise universelle consentit à recevoir le baptesme des heretiques; & par où l'on découvre ce qui a donné occasion aux auteurs, qui ont traité de cette matiere, de s'estre égarez dans la recherche qu'ils ont faite du Concile plenier, qui termina suivant S. Augustin cette contestation.

      Paris: L'imprimerie de la Veuve Edme Martin, 1671. 8vo (18.7 cm, 7.4"). [2], 77, [1] pp. A widow's printing of this polemic on the controversy over baptizing repentant heretics, attacking the previously published remarks of M. David; this edition follows the first of 1653. The author, a French historian and famously skeptical hagiographer, was a staunch Gallicanist, and => an early hand has pencilled "Très Gallican" on the title-page here.    Uncommon: WorldCat and NUC Pre-1956 locate only two U.S. institutional holdings of this 1671 edition, one of which was deaccessioned and is in fact this copy. Contemporary mottled sheep framed in blind double fillets, recently rebacked with complementary calf, spine with raised bands and blind-tooled compartment decorations; edges and extremities rubbed, sides with old scuffs. Title-page and first text page with institutional perforation-stamp, title-page also with pencilled annotation as above, first text page with rubber-stamped numerals in lower margin, no other markings. Pages clean.

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         The Honour of Chivalry

      London - Tho Johnson for Fran Kirkman, 1671 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early English translation of Jeronimo Fernandez' The Honour of Chivalry. Very scarce English translation. The Honour of Chivalry or Don Bellianis of Greece is a book of Spanish cavalries. It is regarded as a Castilian chivalric romance novel. The first and second parts were originally published in 1545. The work deals with the life of Price Don Belianis of Greece, a fictitious son of Emperor Belianus of Greece and Empress Clarinda. The work is referred to in Don Quixote of La Mancha and is cited as Don Quixote's favourite book. It is saved from the expurgation of Don Quixote's library in Chapter 6, part I. According to the ESTC there hadbeen four translations of the work prior to this. The first wasin 1598and was not followed by another until 1650 which was book I only. The third was published in 1663 and the fourth in 1664 was an earlier Francis Kirkman translation. An extremely scarce work and translation. This particular edition is theentirety of Part I only, with the title page of 'The Second Part' and the 'To the Reader' of the second part. Collated: Incomplete and lacking pages 11-14 in addition to the 'To the reader' and correct title pageof the first part. Pages 86 and 87 are misnumbered, should actually be 82/83, minpagination is as called for. This translation is by publisher, bookseller, librarian and author Francis Kirkman. Kirkman played a largerole in the cataloguing of plays and was an enthusiast for popular literature. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, smart with small patches of rubbing to the joints and to thehead and tail of spine as well as to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Several pages including title page have been repaired at the corners and edges. Loss to page numbers to several leaves but no loss to text. Prior owner's notations to pages 88/89. Pages are severely age toned, as expected. Light scattered spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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         Vida y Hechos del Ingenioso Cavallero Don Quixote de la Mancha. Nueva Edicion, coregida y ilustrada con differentes Estampas muy donosas, y apropriadas a la materia.

      En Bruselas, a costa de Pedro de la Calle, año 1671. - 2 volumes in-8. Frontispice. 14ff. 611pp. 2ff. 8 planches gravées hors-texte. + Frontispice. 7ff. 649pp. (interversion de 2 feuillets) 3ff. 8 planches gravées hors-texte. Plein vélin postérieur à l'imitation (c.1950?), titre calligraphié à l'encre aux dos. Réimpression à l'identique de la première édition illustrée en espagnol (Bruxelles, 1662). Elle reprend les mêmes 16 planches généralement attribuées au graveur anversois Frederick Bouttats, et copiées sur les figures dessinées par Jacques Savary qui avaient été publiées pour la première fois dans la toute première édition illustrée de Don Quichotte, l'édition hollandaise de 1657. Elle contient par ailleurs deux frontispices entièrement nouveaux, gravés par Launers. Brunissures éparses et quelques cernes clairs ici ou là mais très bon exemplaire agréablement relié à l'imitation. Rius, 24. Palau, 51997. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire générale des voyages et conquestes des Castillans dans les Isles et Terre-ferme des Indes Occidentales. Traduite de l'espagnol [ ] par N. de La Coste. Où l'on voit la prise de la grande ville de Mexique, & autres provinces par Fernand Cortés ; sa fondation ; les rois qui la gouvernèrent ; le commencement & fin de cet empire ; leurs coûtumes & cérémonies ; les grandes révoltes qui y sont arrivez ; les contestations qu'eurent les Castillans & les Portugais, sur l'assiette de la ligne de partage de leurs conquestes ; la découverte des Isles Philippines par Hernando de Magellan ; sa mort & autres choses remarquables. Dédiée à Monseigneur le Premier Président.

      Paris, Veuve Nicolas de La Coste, François Clouzier et Pierre Auboüin, 1671, plein vélin moderne, genre ancien. -Mouillures claires marginales sur 3/4 des ff. ; rousseurs éparses. - in-4 de (16)-790-(14) pp. ; Le Clerc, Bibliotheca Americana, cat. de 1868 n° 710 ; European Americana 671/171 ; Sabin 31550.Traduction de la troisième décade de l'important ouvrage de Herrera. Elle couvre la période 1521 - 1526. Les décades 4 à 8 n'ont pas été traduites.La première édition en espagnol de cet ouvrage fut publiée à Madrid de 1601 à 1615. Elle contient 8 décades, généralement reliées en 4 volumes."Parmi les historiens de l'Amérique, D. Antonio de Herrera tient incontestablement le premier rang. Il naquit en 1559 et fut quelque temps secrétaire de Vespasien de Gonzague, vice-roi de Naples, et fut ensuite nommé par Philippe II, historiographe des Indes. Son ouvrage est ce que nous possédons de plus complet sur l'époque qu'il embrasse." Ternaux (Le Clerc 705).Les deux premiers volumes de cette traduction parurent en 1660 et en 1668. "Il n'est pas facile au reste de réunir les trois volumes qui la composent : comme ils n'ont été donnés au public que successivement, on ne le trouve communément que détachés." (Boucher de La Richarderie, Bibliothèque universelle des voyages, V-p. 494).

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         An Embassy from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Grand Tartar Cham Emperor of China 

      Delivered by their Excellencies Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his Imperial City of Peking. Wherein the cities, towns, villages, ports, rivers, &c. in their passages from Canton to Peking, are ingeniously described... Also an Epistle of Father John Adams their Antagonist, concerning the whole negotiation. With an Appendix of several remarks taken out of Father Athanasius Kircher... First English edition. Engraved portrait of Ogilby, engraved title, separate printed dedication leaf to the Lord Mayor of London, one double-page engraved map of China, 19 engraved plates (incl. folding plan of Canton), and 121 illustration in the text. Title, [iv], 327; 18; 106pp. London, J. Macock, 1669. & Atlas Chinensis: Being a second part of a relation of remarkable passages in two embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary with a relation of the Netherlanders assisting the Tartar against Coxinga, and the Chinese fleet, who till then were masters of the sea. And a more exact geographical description than formerly, both of the whole empire of China in general, and in particular of every of the fifteen provinces. First English edition. Engraved title, 2 double-page engraved maps (not called for in the list of plates and often missing), 38 engraved plates (mostly double-page) and 57 illustration in the text. [iv], 723pp. Large folios. Uniformly rebound in contemporary-style calf, some occasional light waterstaining, but overall a very good, clean set. London, Tho. Johnson, 

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         LES SECRETS de la Medecine des Chinois, consistant en la parfaite connoissance du pouls. Envoyez de la Chine par un Francois, Homme de grand merite.

      Grenoble: P. Charvvs, 1671, 12, (6), 135, (1), (5), pp., contemporary sheep, spine gilt fresh and bright, a fine copy. Chinese & Japanese Ground Breaking Medical Text !First edition of an exceptionally rare book, it is "the first Western book on Chinese medicine, with a few brief comments on Japanese methods. This anonymous collection of translations of early Chinese texts on pulse medicine has been variously attributed to different Jesuits working in China at the time." Garrison & MortonThis work gives the first account in the West of the Chinese theory of pulses and of the theory and practice of acupuncture. The text appears to be a Compilation of Chinese texts translated or summarized and seems to be a partial source for the two books generally credited with giving the first Western accounts of Chinese medicine: Andreas Cleyer's Specimen Medicinae Sinicae (Frankfurt: 1682) and Michal Piotr Boym's Clavis Medica ad Chinarum doctrinam de pulsibus (Nuremberg: 1686).The authorship of this book is not known. The Wellcome and NLM catalogues site the following as authors, or possible authors, while noting the reservations of Grmek: Louis-Augustin Alemand (1643-1728), Michel Boym (1612-59), and Julien Placide Flervieu (1671-1746), but dates alone rule out all three. The author, a Jesuit, States that he is writing from Canton in 1668, having been ejected from Peking along with his fellow Christians. M.D.Grmek, in "Les Reflets de la Sphygmologie chinoise dans la Medecine occidentale," Biologie medicale, Vol. 51 (1962), pp. lix-lxiii proposes as possible candidates the Jesuit fathers Jean Valat, Adrien Greslon, Humbert Augery, Jacques Le Favre, Claude and Jacques Motal and Philippe Couplet. However there is no convincing evidence for any attribution.During the last third party of the 17th century, the first monographs written by Westerners on the theoretical and practical aspects of the pulse diagnosis in Chinese medicine are published in Europe. Their influence was important as for the interest and for the knowledge about the far eastern practices of health in West. The first one of these books, a work written in French, entitled Les Secrets de la Médecine des Chinois consistant en la parfaite connaissance du Pouls , published in 1671, was initially awarded, by mistake, to Louis Augustine ALLEMAND. Historians and sinologists wondered a long time about the real author and about the precise Chinese sources of this treatise of sphygmology.No copy of this book is located by OCLC in the U.S. (although there is a copy at NLM)."Brown is the first institution in the Northeast to hold a copy and one of only seven institutions worldwide." Brown University Library (2011)Garrison-Morton 6491.9 Krivatsy 10856.

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         Pantheum mythicum, seu fabulosa deorum historia, hoc primo epitomes eruditionis volumine breviter dilucidéque comprehensa. Auctore p. Francisco Pomey, Societ. Iesu. Editio secunda

      sumptibus Antonii Molin, 1671. in 12°, ril. coeva in pergamena, tit. in oro su tassello al dorso, p. (8), 352, (24), iniziali e finalini decorati. Bruniture sparse, forellino all'attaccatura delle prime 3 carte che non tocca il testo

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         Hoe ende wanneer Gelderlandt tot een vooghdye is afgezondert.

      [Arnhem, ca. 1671]. Full vellum, spine damaged. Complete. Paper browned. Coat-of-arms chart of the dukes of Gelderland. (32) single side printed pages, mostly with ornamented margin and on every page a coat-of-arms and text. A-H2. Annotations in ink from 1743 on free end paper. Similar to v.d. Burgh, Hoe en Wanneer Hollant tot een Graefschap is afgesondert. H76.

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         Paradigmata graphices variorum artificum. Voor-beelden der teken-konst van verscheyde meesters

      Hagae-Comitis 1671 - In folio (290x195 mm.), pp. (4), 57 tavole incise in rame e siglate con monogramma J[anus] E[piscopius]. Legatura in mezza pelle con angoli. Prima edizione di questo lavoro essenzialmente didattico rivolto a giovani artisti, in cui vengono presentati splendidi modelli relativi alla figura umana e a gruppi di figure tratti essenzialmente da autori italiani (Carracci, Cigoli, Domenichino, Salviati, d'Arpino, e Michelangelo). L'autore (1628-1671), avvocato olandese, noto anche col nome latino di Johannes Episcopius (1628-1671), fu pittore e valente incisore. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         L'estat présent de l'Angleterre. Avec plusieurs réflexions sur son ancien estat. Traduit de l'anglois. [Par M. de Neuville].

      Paris, Jean Cochart, 1671, plein vélin de l'époque, titre manuscrit à la plume de l'époque sur le dos. -Petite mouillure lég. dans la marge sup. de l'ensemble des ff., inscription manuscrite raturée à la plume dans la marge sup. du 2e f. - in-12 de (6)-354 pp. ; 2e édition en français et 1ère édition imprimée en France (E.O. en anglais : 1669 ; E.O. en français, Amsterdam : 1669). Rare.European Americana III-p. 291 : 671/67 ; Ascoli, La Grande-Bretagne devant l'opinion française 904 et tome I-p. 257."Destiné à remplacer en les mettant à jour, à la fois la Britannia de Camden et le traité de Thomas Smith, ce livre publié en anglais en 1669, fut aussitôt traduit, sous le titre de l'État présent de l'Anglererre, et parut à Amsterdam, et en 1671, à Paris même, sur le privilège accordé à la Compagnie des Libraires du Palais. C'était comme un Almanach royal pour l'Angleterre ; et cet annuaire officieux était aussi le plus sérieux, le plus aisé à manier des traités constitutionnels et administratifs. Les éditions anglaises se succédaient de façon à être sans cesse tenues à jour ; la traduction française fut elle aussi plusieurs fois rééditée, en 1688, en 1692 et 1698, par les soins de de Neuville, et à la suite de la refonte générale de la dix-huitième édition anglaise, refaite complètement en 1701 et 1702 par les mêmes traducteurs." (Ascoli, I-p. 257).

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         De funeribus Romanorum. Libri quatuor cum appendice [...] Accessit et funus parasiticum Nicolai Rigaltii. [Gebonden met] In funere Pauli Merulæ [...] oratio.

      "Coll.: 12º: *-2*12 A-2G12 (2F12 blanco), A-C12, gepag.: [48] 641 (=649) [45] 24, [8] 64 pp. Titelpagina (1671) en 4 uitslaande platen met begrafenisrituelen geëtst door Romeyn de Hooghe. Ex.: Leer. Bibl. verw.: Landwehr 20; Lit.: Zie over Merula: NNBW II, 902. Uitvoerige beschouwing over de begrafenisrituelen en begraafplaatsen van de Romeinen aan de hand van heel veel inscripties en citaten van klassieke schrijvers. De auteur, Johann Kirchmann (1575-1643), was onder meer werkzaam aan de universiteit van Rostock en later rector van de universiteit van Lübeck. Achter Kirchmanns werk volgt een satire van Nicolas Rigault (1577 - 1654) over het beschermen van lijken tegen parasieten. Bijgebonden is een lijkrede van Kirchmann bij de dood van de Leidse historicus, jurist en classicus Paulus Merula, in 1558 in Dordrecht geboren en het grootste deel van zijn leven hoogleraar in Leiden. Merula overleed in 1607 tijdens een bezoek aan Rostock, waar Kirchmann toen hoogleraar in de dichtkunst was. De Leidse drukkersfamilie Hackius bestond uit vader Franciscus en zijn zoons Cornelius, Jacobus en Petrus die vanaf 1663 gedrieën werkten onder de naam 'Officina Hackiana'. RdH004".

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         Relation de ce qui s'est passé, dans les Isles & Terre-Ferme de l'Amérique, pendant la dernière guerre avec l'Angleterre, et depuis en execution du traitté de Breda

      Paris, Gervais Clouzier, 1671, , 2 volumes in-12 de (60) et 386 pages ; et de II. (8) et 494 pages, veau brun de l'époque aux armes du Duc de la Rochefoucauld, dos à nerfs ornés, tranches mouchetées, Edition originales, peu courantes. Closdoré fut gouverneur de la Martinique et on lui doit la construction du fort Saint-Pierre. La relation est une des meilleures sources sur l'histoire de la guerre, en 1666 et 1667, entre les Français et les Anglais dans les Antilles (Martinique et Guinée). L'ouvrage contient aussi le journal du dernier voyage du chevalier de La Barre, à Cayenne, et une exacte description du Pays, moeurs et habitants. Bon exemplaire, à l'intérieur propre, ayant appartenu au Duc de la Rouchefoucauld, relié à ses armes et portant l'estampille de la bibliothèque des La Rochefoucauld au château de La Roche-Guyon. Sabin 13768 (avec le rare ajout des pages 494-558 pages au second volume)

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         Paradise Regain'd: A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes

      Printed by J. M. for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet, near Temple-Bar, London 1671 - With Exlibris of the library of publisher Nelson Doubleday. Octavo. License opposite title page (both with blank versos), 111 (1 blank page), 101, (1) Omissa followed by (1) Errata and blank verso; additional blank leaf. Rebacked in calf retaining the original boards and spine, housed in a light brown leather clamshell box with marbled paper inside and gilt lettering on spine. Decorative headpieces. Page 67, "loth" corrected from 1st state "loah." Errata page with "Corrected" in brown ink and fine handwriting above Errata, printed text crossed out and all correction administered in fine handwriting on respective pages in text."Paradise Regain'd" is the sequel to Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost" which was modelled after Virgil's Aeneid. It is similar thematically, in its theological themes and the use of blank verse, though deals primarily with the temptation of Christ featuring the idea of reversals as implied in the title."Samson Agonistes," printed with separate title page, is considered a tragic "closet drama" that is to be read onstage by one or a small group of actors. Milton draws on Samson, the Israelite warrior, combining Greek tragedy with Hebrew Scripture. By giving Samson traits of other Biblical figures Milton hoped to create a character capable of dealing with complex theological issues. It was written at about the same time as "Paradise Regain'd" and published with it in 1671. However, the exact time of its creation remains uncertain. Following the last page, the "Omissa" with the printed text that was omitted on page 89, after verse 537, also marked in brown ink on page 89. Binding with light wear along edges, small tears and scuffs and crumbling spine. Exlibris on inside front cover. Reinforced at inside gutters. Brief inked note on copyright page. Clamshell box in fine, binding in good-, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Novi Belgii qoud nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novae Angliae & Partis Virginiae Accuratissima et Novissima Delineatio.

      Amsterdam 1671 - copper engraved map; overall 31 x 37,5 cm; image 29 x 36,5 cm. fold as issued; some creases; small margins all around; evenly toned; o/w vg cond. - Beautifully engraved and decorated map of the East coast from Maine to Virginia, by Montanus from his work ‘De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America’ which was considered to be the first encyclopedia of the Americas. This is one of the earliest maps to show the Plymouth settlement. Notable is Manhattan being portrait as an island. Throughout, the map is embellished with indigenous animals, including a turkey. The elaborate cartouche shows indigenous people fishing and hunting. The new English colonies, ie New York and New Jersey of are being mentioned. - The map was printed by Jacob de Meurs. The entire work was intended to be published in 1670 but due to lack of sufficient information, it was finally published in 1671. This map is part of the Jansson-Visscher series of maps with derivations from Blaeu’s map of Nova Belgica of 1635. - Burden 411, 1st state. McCorkle

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         Paradise Regain'd: A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes

      London: Printed by J. M. for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet, near Temple-Bar, 1671. First edition Second State. Hardcover. g- to fine. With Exlibris of the library of publisher Nelson Doubleday. Octavo. License opposite title page (both with blank versos), 111 (1 blank page), 101, (1) Omissa followed by (1) Errata and blank verso; additional blank leaf. Rebacked in calf retaining the original boards and spine, housed in a light brown leather clamshell box with marbled paper inside and gilt lettering on spine. Decorative headpieces. Page 67, "loth" corrected from 1st state "loah." Errata page with "Corrected" in brown ink and fine handwriting above Errata, printed text crossed out and all correction administered in fine handwriting on respective pages in text. "Paradise Regain'd" is the sequel to Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost" which was modelled after Virgil's Aeneid. It is similar thematically, in its theological themes and the use of blank verse, though deals primarily with the temptation of Christ featuring the idea of reversals as implied in the title. "Samson Agonistes," printed with separate title page, is considered a tragic "closet drama" that is to be read onstage by one or a small group of actors. Milton draws on Samson, the Israelite warrior, combining Greek tragedy with Hebrew Scripture. By giving Samson traits of other Biblical figures Milton hoped to create a character capable of dealing with complex theological issues. It was written at about the same time as "Paradise Regain'd" and published with it in 1671. However, the exact time of its creation remains uncertain. Following the last page, the "Omissa" with the printed text that was omitted on page 89, after verse 537, also marked in brown ink on page 89. Binding with light wear along edges, small tears and scuffs and crumbling spine. Exlibris on inside front cover. Reinforced at inside gutters. Brief inked note on copyright page. Clamshell box in fine, binding in good-, interior in very good condition.

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         Historisk Dag-Register over den Stormægtige Monarks Kong Friederich den Fierdes

      fordum Konge til Danmark og Norge etc. Høylovligst Ihukommelse, fornemste høypriselige Levnets og Regierings Begivenheder og tilfælde fra 11. Oct. 1671 indtil 12. Oct. 1730. Hosføyet en Beskrivelse over de historiske Medailler, som ere slagne ved adskillige Leyligheder... Og formeret saavel med et Tillæg af Medailler som med en Beskrivelse over høystbemeldte Konges Mynter. Kbhvn.: Godiches Efterleverske 1770. Med foldet kobberstukket portræt af kongen. [8] + 396 s. Med håndskrevne nummer-henvisninger med blyant og kuglepen i sidste halvdel, ellers rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvet titelfelt, som mangler nederste venstre hjørne, og rig forgyldt ryg. Forfatteren [1679-1753], der var født i Norge, fik en meget bred uddannelse inden for filologi, historie og lovkyndighed og virkede i en periode som højesteretsadvokat og senere som borgmester i Helsingør. Af hans meget store litterære produktion regnes Frederiks IV Dagregister som det vigtigste. Værket, der også udkom på tysk, er et af de vigtigste kilder til danmarkshistorien i den nævnte periode. Bibl. Danica III, 262.

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         Odes sacrées ..., détachées du corps de ses ouvrages.Brussels, Gilles Stryckwant, 1738. 4to. With a woodcut coat of arms of Austria on title-page. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      H.A. Grubbs, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau: his life and works, p. 226; not in Cioranescu; Tchemerzine. First edition of a collection of sacred songs in verse selected from his own works by Jean Baptiste Rousseau (1671-1741), most of them based on psalms and a few on other biblical texts. Born in Paris, Rousseau published his Cantates françoises around 1705 and established a good reputation for his lyrics. His lampoons and some obscene verses supposedly written by him occasionally got him into trouble, but he had a promising career ahead of him when he published his Oeuvres in 1712. In that year, however, a dispute over offensive verses supposedly written by him forced him into exile in Brussels. He lived there and elsewhere abroad for the rest of his life, sometimes publishing selections of his work, such as the present one, and returning to Paris only for a clandestine visit around the time he published the present collection. Although his poetry appears to have sold fairly well and his lyrics continued in demand with musicians, he remained in financial straits, his exile perhaps making it difficult to gain the patronage essential to success in that day. Rousseau gained greater fame posthumously, especially as the creator of the "French cantate" and is still considered the best French lyricist of the period. With the author's signed autograph presentation inscription to l'Abbé Cochard on an endleaf and a couple corrections in the text, also in his hand. With one quire slightly browned and further occasional minor foxing or a small marginal stain, but otherwise in very good condition and with generous margins. The chemicals used to mottle the leather have eaten away its surface in places and the spine has been repaired at the head, foot and hinges, but the binding is now structurally sound.

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         Fabricii de la Bassecour, Philosophiae Doctoris, Defensio Cartesiana, in duas distributa partes, Succinctè conscripta et Amicè, adversus D. Johannem Schulerum, Philosophiae Doctorem & Professorem, nec non Ecclesiae quae in Jesu Christo Bredae colligitur, Pastorem vigilantissimum. Occasione utriusque Libri ab ipso nuper edit

      Apud Gaasbequios - Lugd. Batav. & Amstelod, Leida (Olanda) 1671 - LATINO Seicentina in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, titoli manoscritti sul dorso, fioritura sparsa, tagli, puntinati in rosso e blu, e pagine bruniti. Su frontespizio marca tipografica incisa in nero. Presenta segnatura dei fascicoli, richiami, lettera dedicatoria, indice. Composto dalle due parti dell'opera di Fabrice de la Bassecour "Defensio Cartesiana" e dallo scritto di Federico Hoffmann "Cardianastrophe Admiranda seu Cordis Inversio memorabilis tam Physicis, quam Theologis ac Medicis scitu admodum jucunda & utilis observata à Collegio Medico Civitatis Hallensis in Anatomia Cadaveris sexus foeminei Autore Friderico Hoffmanno, Med. D. Hallens.Saxon." Impensis (stampato) Christiani Kirchneri, Typis Johannis Erici Hahnii, Lipsia anno 1671, con lettera dedicatoria, segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami, bei capilettera, elaborata testatina e finalino in nero. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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         Mésure de la terre.

      - Paris, Académie des Sciences, 1671. Large folio (51.8 x 37.4 cm). 30 pp., title page with engraved vignette, four engraved plates, one engraved text figure and one leaf with allegorical endpiece. Beautiful contemporary style quarter calf over marbled boards, vellum corners. Spine rich gilt with floral pattern and title. Edges red.l The French astronomer and founding member of the Académie Royale des Sciences, Jean-Felix Picard (1620-1682) was the first person to measure the size of the Earth to a reasonable degree of accuracy in a survey conducted in 1669-70, the results of which are printed here. In fact, he was less than a half percent off, being 25 times more accurate than the previous record of accuracy set by Tycho Brahe: a remarkable effort indeed. To reach this goal, Picard modified and improved his equipment considerably. "In collaboration with Adrien Auzout he perfected the movable-wire micrometer . During the summer of 1667 he applied the astronomical telescope to the instruments used in making angular measurements" (DSB). His methods and means are clearly represented in this work and the instruments he used are figured in great detail. The French Academy of Sciences emphasized the importance of Picard's work by including it in their first publication. This copy is in the very rare first edition, being an extraordinary large folio edition presented to royals only and not offered for sale. A few spots to one plate, some small old marginal repairs, otherwise a very good, clean copy. DSB X, pp. 595-597. See also Houzeau & Lancaster, p. 225. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World . Collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations and adorn'd with maps and sculptures, by John Ogilby

      Printed by the Author, London 1671 - Title printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece, 56 maps, plates and portraits (6 single-page portraits, 31 double-page or folding views and plans, 19 folding maps), 66 engraved in text illustrations. Expert restoration to the map of Carolina and the list of plates. Nineteenth century smooth tan calf, arms of the Marquess of Bath on the upper and lower covers, spine with raised bands in seven compartments, tan morocco label in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt Provenance: Beriah Botfield, Marquess of Bath (gilt arms) A very fine, large copy of Ogilby's first edition of this important work: a rare issue including Moxon's First Lords Proprietors map of Carolina, the first large-format map of the newly established colony of Carolina. The work is an English translation of Arnold Montanus De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld, but with a number of additions concerning New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia The work is divided into three books or sections and an appendix: the first gives an overall survey of the most important voyages and expeditions to the Americas, the second book offers a description of Mexico, the Caribbean Islands, Bermuda and North America, the third deals with South America and the appendix includes a miscellany of information including notes on the 'Unknown South-Land', the `Arctick Region' and the search for the North-West passage. The present copy is unusual in that it contains the so-called Lords Proprietors map by Moxon titled A New Discription [sic.] of Carolina By Order of the Lords Proprietors - a map that was commissioned by Ogilby for this work, but which was not included in the earlier issues of the book as it was apparently not available until 1672. The present complete copy is the second issue of the first edition, without the Arx Carolina plate or the Virginia pars Australis & Florida map, but with the Lord Proprietors map and a map of Barbados, and retaining the first issue list of plates. The first three issues of the first edition are as follows: 1. dated 1671, with both the Arx Carolina plate and the Virginia pars Australis map 2. dated 1671, with the Lord Proprietors map of Carolina map replacing both the Arx Carolina plate and the Virginia pars Australis map, with the addition of a map of Barbados, with the plate list as in the first issue still listing Arx Carolina and Virginia pars Australis but not listing the Lords Proprietors Carolina or Barbados 3. dated 1671, the plates as the second issue, but with a reset, cancel list of plates that no longer includes either Arx Carolina or Virginia pars Australis The Moxon map is the first large format map of the newly established colony of Carolina, preceded only by the much smaller and relatively simple maps by Robert Horne (1666), John Lederer (1672) and Richard Blome (1672). The Ogilby-Moxon map, published to promote colonization in the region, would come to be known as The First Lords Proprietors Map, with a second Lords Proprietors Map appearing in 1682. The map covers the region of North and South Carolina from the James River in present-day Virginia to St. Augustine in present-day Florida and includes an inset of the site of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Cartographic elements include sea banks or shoals, soundings, some topographical details, degrees of latitude, compass rose, scale, and location of rivers and settlements. Recently established counties in the Carolinas are shown here for the first time. Decorative cartouches include scenes with native Americans wearing furs and feathered headdresses, and holding spears, club, and bow. Prior to this map, only the small map by Robert Horne of 1666 had focused on the Colony. Moxon's map was a significant improvement over the Horne map, both in size and the accuracy of its depiction of the Colony. The Albermarle and Pamlico Sounds are corrected, based upon information from and unknown source. The Cape Fear region is drawn from Horne's map [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Historisk Dag-Register over den Stormægtige Monarks Kong Friederich den Fierdes,

      1671 1671 - fordum Konge til Danmark og Norge etc. Høylovligst Ihukommelse, fornemste høypriselige Levnets og Regierings Begivenheder og tilfælde fra 11. Oct. 1671 indtil 12. Oct. 1730. Hosføyet en Beskrivelse over de historiske Medailler, som ere slagne ved adskillige Leyligheder. Og formeret saavel med et Tillæg af Medailler som med en Beskrivelse over høystbemeldte Konges Mynter. Kbhvn.: Godiches Efterleverske 1770. Med foldet kobberstukket portræt af kongen. [8] + 396 s. Med håndskrevne nummer-henvisninger med blyant og kuglepen i sidste halvdel, ellers rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvet titelfelt, som mangler nederste venstre hjørne, og rig forgyldt ryg. * Forfatteren [1679-1753], der var født i Norge, fik en meget bred uddannelse inden for filologi, historie og lovkyndighed og virkede i en periode som højesteretsadvokat og senere som borgmester i Helsingør. Af hans meget store litterære produktion regnes Frederiks IV Dagregister som det vigtigste. Værket, der også udkom på tysk, er et af de vigtigste kilder til danmarkshistorien i den nævnte periode. Bibl. Danica III, 262.

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         Ars magna lucis et umbrae, in X. libros digesta. Editio altera priori multo auctior.

      Amsterdam, Janssonius und Weyerstraets Erben, 1671. - Folio, circa 39 x 27 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, 15 Bll., 810 (recte 710) SS., 5 Bll., mit gest. Portrait, 4 Kupfertafeln (1 gefaltet), 43 (4 ganzseit.) Textkupfern und über 400 Textholzschnitten Pergament d. Zt. "Dünnhaupt 7.2; De Backer-S. IV, 1050, 9; Ferguson I, 466. Zweite, zugleich letzte Ausgabe der großangelegten "Abhandlung über optische Phänomene, Fluoreszenz, Farben- und Strahlungslehre, Lichtbrechung, Parabolspiegel, Astronomie usw., dabei auch die früheste Andeutung des Prinzips einer Laterna magica" (Dünnhaupt zur EA 1646); ferner Ausführungen zu Sonnenuhren, Flugmaschinen, dem Mikroskop und manch anderem mehr. Alles in zehn Büchern systematisch geordnet dargeboten, mit welcher Einteilung Kircher auf die Harmonie der altgriechischen zehnsaitigen Lyra, die Bedeutung der Zehn bei Pythagoras als Zahl der Vollkommenheit und die zehn kabbalistischen Emanationen Gottes anspielt und damit seine Absicht sehr selbstbewußt klarmacht, "Die große Kunst vom Licht und vom Schatten" solle nichts weniger sein als eine wirklich alles umfassende, enzyklopädische Optik oder Lichtkunde. Vollständiges Exemplar mit allen Tafeln in ordentlichem Zustand von hervorragender Provenienz: ursprünglich aus der Bibliothek von Theodor Zwinger (1658-1724) aus der alten Basler Ärztefamilie, Professor der Eloquenz, der Physik, der Anatomie und Botanik, der praktischen Medizin und Archiater (hs. Eintrag auf dem Respektblatt); später in den Besitz der Bibliotheca publica Basileensis (der heutigen Universitätsbibliothek Basel) übergegangen, die es trotz des berühmten Vorbesitzers wiederum später veräußerte (Besitz ? und Verkaufsstempel auf dem Titel verso). - Fußsteg des zweiten und dritten Fünftels des Bandes mit stärkerem, wenige Blätter am Seitensteg mit schmalem, leichten Wasserrand; durchgehend gleichmäßig gebräunt, etw. Braunfleckig, Einband wenig berieben und angestaubt. - Second enlraged edition of the "treatise on optical phenomena, fluorescence, chromatics, radiation resistance, refraction of light, parabolic reflector, astronomy etc., also the earliest allusion of the principle of a laterna magica" (Dünnhaupt) with chapters about sundials, flying machines, the microscope and a lot more. - Tail edge of second and third fifth of the volume with stronger waterstain, a few leaves at margin with small waterstain; throughout evenly browned, a little brown-stained, binding just a little rubbed and dusty. - Complete copy with all plates in good condition and of outstanding provenance: originally from the library of Theodor Zwinger (1658-1724) from the old Basle family of physicians, professor of eloquence, physics, anatomy and botany, of practical medicine and archiater (ms. entry on blank leaf); later on in the possession of the Bibliotheca publica Basileensis (the present Unversity Library of Basle), who sold it eventually in spite of the famous previous owner (ownership and sale stamp on title verso). - As many works by Kircher this is rare to find complete with absolutely all plates. - Very heavy book! "

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         Innocentia Victrix sive Sententia Comitiorum Imperij Sinici pro innocentia Christianæ religionis lata juridicè per annum 1669. & Ivssv R.P. Antonij de Gouvea Soc. Iesu, ibidem V. Provincialis Sinico-Latinè exposita in Quam Cheu metropoli provinciæ Quam tum in Regno Sinarum. Anno Salvtis Hvmanæ MDCLXXI.

      Quam tum [Canton] : Jesuit Press, 1671. First Edition. Small folio, contemporary Chinese wrappers (detached); woodblock title page featuring the Holy Initials and the instruments of the Passion within a sunburst; ff [ii], 43; printed xylographically on one side of the sheet only, on double rice paper folded at the fore-edge in the Chinese style; text in Latin and Chinese; a fine copy housed in a custom-made clamshell box of full crushed morocco lettered in gilt. Although the Jesuits had brought a printing press with movable types to Macau as early as 1588, only a few works were printed on it prior to the press being transferred to Nagasaki in 1590. From this date the Jesuit missionaries in China reverted to the use of xylographic (woodblock) printing. Between 1662 and 1718 a total of eleven books were printed using xylographic blocks in various locations in China under the auspices of the Jesuit missionaries. Innocentia Victrix was the third such book to be printed in this period. It contains, in three Chinese scripts (old, modern and cursive) with phonetic transcription and Latin translation, the copy of the imperial edict of the young Emperor Kangxi recording official tolerance of the Christian religion, as well as astronomical observations and calculations made by the Jesuit fathers at their observatory in Peking. During this period there was much opposition to the presence of the Jesuits in China, as it was commonly feared that the missionaries would create a foothold for an attempted takeover by the Portuguese. It was not only their religion that was treated with suspicion, but also their scientific knowledge (in particular, of astronomy), which frequently challenged calculations made by court scholars. In a very real sense, possession of a copy of Innocentia Victrix would have provided a missionary with the hope of diplomatic immunity, as well as impressing upon prospective converts the idea that imperial protection might be extended to those deciding to adopt the Christian religion. Although the compilation of Innocentia Victrix is generally attributed to Antonio de Gouvea, the Portuguese vice-provincial, it is also possible that either a Flemish missionary, de Rougement, or an Italian, Lubelli, was responsible. Only a handful of extant examples are known. Cordier, Sinica, 822-5; Boxer, Some Sino-European xylographic works, 3; de Backer-Sommervogel, III, 1637: "Ouvrage excessivement rare."

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         Hand-Büchlein der itzt üblichen Kriegs-Bau-Kunst : Aus den gestalten der besten und jetziger Zeit berühmtesten Französischen, Holländischen und andernFestungen gezogenund in zweyTheile getheilet: Davon das erste die flachen Grundrisse und erhobenen Bild- oder Standrisse vieler fürtreflichen Festungen/ die man überaus befestiget zu seyn schätzet/ vor Augen stellet: Das andere aber wie man dergleichen Festungen mit leichter mühe nachmachen sol/ anweiset / Erstlich in Frankreich außgangen In Französischer Sprach geschrieben durch den Ehrw. P. Georgium Fornier, ´der Societät Jesu Priestern. Jetzt aber der Deutschen Nation al einer sonderbaren Liebhaberin der Fortification Kunst zu besten in Mütterliche hohe deutsche Sprach mit Fleiß übersetzt.

      Mainz Ludovico Bourgat 1671 Pergamentband der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln, Vorsatz scheinbar erneuert, 12°, 6 Blatt, 200 Seitebn Text und 109 satt der 100 Tafeln, die Tafel 100 fehlt; altersgemäß guter Zustand Traité des fortificationsVersand D: 9,00 EUR

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         La Dioptrique Oculaire, ou La Théorique, la Positive, et la Mécanique, de l'oculaire dioptrique en toutes ses espèces.

      Paris:: Chez Thomas Jolly, & Simon Benard, 1671.. Colophon reads: ‘De l'Imprimerie de Jean Cusson, 1670'. Tall 4to. [xlviii], 419, [1], [30] pp. 60 engraved plates (six double-page, some pls. signed ‘L. Cossinus sculp.', incl. 3 text figs.), including the beautiful engraved allegorical half-title (drawn by Jean le Pautre (1618-1682) and engraved by Gerard Edelinck (1640-1707), title woodcut vignette; the leaves all extended at the gutter to permit the best possible opening for this volume. Modern full blind-stamped speckled calf, gilt-spine title. Title blind embossed: Franklin Institute Library, related small rubberstamp toward title-gutter, additional similar stamps found within. Cloth slip-case. Near fine. First edition of the most exhaustive treatise on optical instruments and lens making in the seventeenth century. This work deals with lenses for all types of instruments, including microscopes, telescopies, the camera obscura, as well as a study of what has been learned with different lens types. This is “the most exhaustive treatise on lens making in the seventeenth century. It is a six-hundred folio page long, comprehensive, cogently-argued treatise on telescope making. It contains an impressive amount of theoretical and practical, first-hand information on all of its facets - from explanations of the telescope's working principles, to descriptions of lens grinding and polishing, to rules for the right distances between lenses, to methods to find the right apertures, to descriptions of the shapes and articulations of the wooden parts and bolts and screws needed to properly point a telescope to the skies, to the construction of tubes, and so on and so forth.” – Albert Van Helden, et al, pp. 289-291. ¶ The beautiful engraved plates include two double-page plates showing the Moon (bound following pages 296 and 298), as seen through his binocular telescope, offering the proportion of optical perspective that he felt was superior due to the triangulation of the dual lenses and the eyes when focused on distant objects. The plates are embellished with cherubs in various positions using the instruments. The author carefully depicts clearly the phases of the Moon relative to the Sun and the Earth as well as noting the eclipses of the Moon. He continues with observations on the Sun (showing the movement of Sun-spots), the planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn). Then he turns his attention to comets (p.316) and observations of the phenomena relating to the sky and the stars (p. 315). Additional attention is given to construction of the instruments, their uses, such as measuring the size of distant objects (in the solar system). He depicts in impressive detail various machines such as lathes and a combination lens-grinding and polishing tool. – see: King, History of the telescope, p 57. ¶ Cherubin invented an adjustable stage for the microscope: “Chérubin arranged to focus the object by screwing the base up and down by means of a screw in the centre of the base. This appears to be the first instance of a focusing screw being applied to the stage of a microscope.” – Clay and Court, History of the microscope, p. 82. [full description on request]. ¶ Daniel M. Albert et al, Source book of ophthalmology, Blackwell Science, (1995), 412; Henry C. King, History of the telescope, (1955); Krivatsy-NLM, 2427; Albert Van Helden, et al, The origins of the telescope, Amsterdam University Press, (2011); Ewen A. Whitaker, Mapping and naming the moon: A History of Lunar Cartography and Nomenclature, Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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         Suite des Memoires du Sr Bernier sur l'Empire du Grand Mogol. (Continuation of "Histoire de la dernière révolution des états du Grand Mogol). Vol. 1: Lettre à Monsieur De la Mothe le Vayer, écrite à Dehli 1663. Lettre a monsieur Chapelain, envoyée de Chirasse en Perse, 1667 (and) Lettre envoyée de Chiras en Perse, 1668, à Mr. Chapelle. Vol. 2: Relation du voyage fait en 1664, à la suite du Grand Mogol Aureng-Zebe, allant avec son armée; de Dehli, capitale de l'Hindoustan, à Lahor; de Lahor, à Bember; & de Bember au Royaume de Kachemire, que les Mogols appellent ordinairement le Paradis terrestre des Indes

      Paris, Chez Claude Barbin, 1671. 2 vols. small 8vo (16x9 cm). Contemporary full calf, spine gilt in compartments (gilt faded). Good bindings with a few small imperfections: corners bumped; top spine vol. 2 damaged; a few wormholing in hinges of second volume). Vol. 1: 178,(ii),138,70 pp. Vol. 2: 296 pp. (wormholes in lower margins). - Clean inside. - First editions, very rare. Vol. 1: Lettre à De la Mothe le Vayer contenant la description de Dehli & Agra, avec quelques particularitez ...(sur) la cour et le génie des Mogols et des Indiens. 178 pp.; Lettre à Monsieur Chapelain touchant les superstitions, étranges façons de faire, et doctrines des Hindous ou Gentils de l'Hindoustan. (ii: blank),138 pp.; Lettre à Mr Chapelle sur le dessein qu'il a de se remettre à l'estude, sur ... la doctrine des Atômes, & sur la nature de l'entendement humain. 70 pp. - The 2 volumes "Suite des Memoires" are the continuation of the 2 vols. "Histoire de la Révolution des Etats du Grand Mogol". Therefore printed on spines resp. "Vol. 3" and "Vol. 4".

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         La Dioptrique Oculaire, ou La Théorique, la Positive, et la Mécanique, de l'oculaire dioptrique en toutes ses espèces.

      Paris: Chez Thomas Jolly, & Simon Benard, 1671. Paris:: Chez Thomas Jolly, & Simon Benard, 1671.. Colophon reads:

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         Biblia, Das ist / Die gantze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments / Deutsch / D. Martin Luthers. Mit den Summarien M. Viti Dieterichs / Samt der Biblichen Bücher und Capitel richtiger Eintheilung / und ausgehenden (?) / auch verbesserten Registern und Concordanzen nützlich zugerichtet und mit dem Exemplar / so zuerst nack Luther seinem Tod / im Jahre Christi 1546 in Wittenberg gedruckt / mit großem Fleiß conferiret von der Theolog. Facultät zu Wittenberg. Mit derselben Vorrede / Und Churf. Sächs. gnädigster Befreiung. Wittenberg / In Verlegung Balthasar Christoph Wustens / Buchdruckers und Buchhändlers in Frankfurt am Main. Im Jahre Christi / M DC LXXI (1671)

      Bibel, die ganze heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments(1671). Altes Testament 308 (Doppel-)Seiten, Die Propheten 183 (Doppel-)Seiten, Neues Testament 188 (Doppel-)Seiten Das Buch ist im Originalzustand unrestauriert. Der Einband besteht aus einem Holzdeckel in Leder eingebunden. Die Verschlüsse bestehen aus Kupfer aber sind nur noch teilweise vorhanden. Der Zustand ist dem Alter entsprechend gut. Die Seiten sind bis auf wenige im guten Zustand.

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        Pratique de chymie, divisée en quatre parties, par S. Matte La Faveur, distillateur & demonstrateur ordinaire de la chymie en la faculté de Medecine de Montpelier. Avec un avis sur les eaux minerales.

      - Montpelier, Daniel Pech, 1671 [1672]. Small 8vo (15.7 x 9.8 cm). [x], 360, 10 (explanatory leaves), [xxxii] pp. Engraved (armorial) frontispiece, 14 engraved plates on 12 large, folded leaves, one being a table of chemical symbols. Contemporary full calf. Spine with five raised bands, rich gilt compartments with floral vignettes and gilt title. Edges mottled red.l "Extremely rare" (Neville) complete copy, with all the plates, of a groundbreaking work on distillation by the self-taught French chemist Sébastien Matte La Faveur (1626-1714). According to Wikipedia, his discovery of styptic water and other important research merited him the position of Demonstrator of Chemistry at the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier, a position created for him in 1675. He was the inventor of a lavender distillate, "the water of the Queen of Hungary", which became very popular in European courts. Perhaps as a consequence he became the private pharmacist of King Louis XIV and was awarded the privilege of teaching chemistry at the Sorbonne, and at the University of Montpellier. Later he became intendant of the chair of chemistry at the Jardin du Roi (1680 to 1684). This book is his most important work. Daniel Pech was perhaps merely the printer; the title page states that the work was sold by Matte La Faveur. Although the title page is dated 1671, the final print date is stated to be "le premier Fevrier 1672". The explanatory leaves are numbered 1-10, of which 1-2 have been moved to the first folded plate, between pp. 46-47. The first folded leaf contains the first three plates, a fact not noted in some other collations. The frontispiece, which shows a coat-of-arms, should not be counted as a plate. A complete description of the plates and explanatory leaves is as follows: 1. Planche des vaisseaux, with explanatory leaf [pp. 1-2] (between pp. 46-47); 2. Bain Marie (included on the folding Planche des vaisseaux), [explanation on p. 3 after p. 360]; 3. Petit fourneau de reverbere clos (included on the folding Planche des vaisseaux), [explanation p. 3 after p. 360]; 4. Table l'explication des caracteres chymiques (between pp. 58-59; there is no separate explanatory leaf because the explanations are next to the symbols]; 5. Bain vaporeux [placed after explanation p. 4]; 6. Bain sec [between explanation pp. 4-5]; 7. Fourneau ou l'on distille par le serpentin [before explanation on pp. 5-6]; 8. Grand fourneau de reverbere clos [after explanation p. 6]; 9. Fourneau de reverbere decouvert [after explanation p. 6]; 10. Fourneau a vent ou de fonte [before expl. p. 7]; 11. Athenor [before expl. pp. 7-8]; 12. Vaisseau pour faire l'esprit de souffre [between expl. pp. 8-9]; 13. Fourneau de digestion [before expl. p. 9]; 14. Vaisseau pour faire les fleurs de souffre [before expl. pp. 9-10]. "Less than a dozen copies are known to exist, most imperfect with missing leaves and fewer plates" (Neville). Boards rubbed, mainly at the joints. Old inscription "1662" in the lower margin of the title page; a note in old hand "ce livre est rare à montpellier." on the front pastedown, a very good copy. Neville II, pp. 153-154; Poggendorf II, p. 78; Thorndike VIII, pp. 141-144. Not in Brunet, not in Cat. BM(NH). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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