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        The Works of The Reverend and Learned

      London - Richard Royston 1671 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        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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        La spada di honore. Libro primo. Delle osservazioni cavalleresche del Senator Berlingiero Gessi. All'altezza Sereniffima di Cosimo III Gran Duca di Tofcana.

      Per l'Erede di Domenico Barbieri, ad iftanza di Gio. Francesco Davico detto il Turrino, 1671 - Bologne, Per l'Erede di Domenico Barbieri, ad iftanza di Gio. Francesco Davico detto il Turrino, 1671. In 4 de 20 ff. n. ch.-188pp.-20 ff. n. ch., reliure en plein veau fauve raciné légèrement postérieure, dos à 4 nerfs orné de caissons et de fleurons dorés, titre doré, plusieurs trous et galeries de vers notament à la queue du dos, queue du mors supérieur et têtes des mors fendus sans gravité; reliure ferme et solide, étiquette de papier beige avec un chiffre manuscrit à l'encre noire contrecollée à la tête du dos, plats et coupes frottés, coins supérieur et inférieur du plat supérieur légèrement rognés, galerie de vers dans la partie inférieure externe du second plat, frontispice orné d'une magnifique gravure représentant un cadre avec de chaque côté des colonnes prolongées par des hommes en torse nu portant des paniers de fruits, partie supérieure du cadre surmontée de l'emblème de Cosimo III de' Medici (Cosme III De Médicis) avec au dessus une couronne et de quatre anges dont un tenant un grand drap déplié sur tout le centre de la page, comprenant dans l'angle supérieur droit le soleil et en arrière plan un décor naturel, avec un autel et au dessus le titre inscrit, portrait de l'auteur dans un medaillon entouré de livres, de lions, de drapeaux, d'un tronc d'arbre, à partir d'un dessin de J. Rigus Afner, 10 gravures à pleine page, dont une exécutée par L. Tinti sur des dessins de Domenico Maria Canuti, titre sur la page de titre encadré d'un double filet noir, lettrines historiées, gravures en bandeau au début de chaque chapitre, culs-de-lampe, bon et bel exemplaire. L'auteur (1613-1671), natif de Bologne, étudia les lettres et le droit à Rome et les mathématiques et l'astronomie avec Benedetto Cavalieri. Il fut membre de ''l'Accademia degli Ardenti'' et de ''l'Accademia dei Gelati'', il fut ambassadeur de sa ville auprès du Saint-siège et fut élu sénateur en 1635, devenu un grand expert de la science chevaleresque, il conseilla de très nombreux concitoyens dans des affaires de droit. Domenico Maria Canuti (1626-1684), natif de Bologne, fut un important peintre et auteur de fresques, notamment dans sa ville natale aux palais Pepoli et Calzolari, élève de Guido Reni pui de G. A. Sirani, à Rome il collabora avec Francesco Lanfranchi e Alessandro Algardi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Littleton's Tenures, In French and English, With an Alphabetical.

      1671 - London, 1671. The First Edition of Littleton with Parallel Texts in English and Law-French Littleton, Sir Thomas [d. 1481]. Littleton's Tenures, In French and English. With an Alphabetical Table of the Principal Matters Therein Contained. London: Printed by John Streater, James Flesher and Henry Twyford, Assigns of Richard Atkins, and Edward Atkins, 1671. [xxii], 360, 371-436 (i.e. 426), [2] pp. Pagination irregular, text complete. Main text in parallel columns. 12mo. (5-1/4" x 3"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and a few minor nicks to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, some chipping to spine ends, small chip near center of spine, joints partially cracked, rear hinge cracked, crack between front free endpaper and following leaf. Light toning to text, light soiling to title page. An attractive copy. $850. * First edition with parallel texts in English and Law French. Written during the reign of Edward IV [1442-1483] and first published around 1481, Littleton's Tenures is probably the most revered treatise in the history of the common law. Much admired for its learning and style, it is concerned with tenures and other issues relating to real property. This venerable work, which Coke called "the ornament of the Common Law, and the most perfect and absolute work that ever was written in any humane science," is considered a landmark because it renounced the principles of Roman law (and Latin) in favor of guidelines and doctrines drawn from the Year Books and, when necessary, hypothetical cases. Holdsworth, A History of English Law II:573. English Short-Title Catalogue R216066. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seer gedenckwaerdige vojagien, van Johan Sanderson, Hendrick Timberly, en Capt. Johan Smith, door Europa, Asia en America. Amsterdam, Joachim van Dyck, 1678. 4to. With engraved title-page, letterpress title-page with a woodcut floral ornament, 4 folding engraved illustration plates (including 1 with 4 small views). 18th-century half vellum.

      - Alden & Landis 678/140; Sabin 78871; STCN (6 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 955. First and only Dutch edition of an account of the voyages of three English merchant adventurers: John Sanderson in the Levant, Egypt and Constantinople (Istanbul), presented here as 1671-1676 but in fact describing travels in the years 1584-1602; Henry Timberlake in Jerusalem (1601); and the young John Smith in the Ottoman Empire (ca. 1598-1604) before his more famous voyage to America. All three are loosely translated from the relevant accounts in Purchas his pilgrimes, London, 1625, but the accounts of Sanderson and Timberlake are written in the first person. The present publisher added some texts from other sources, and the frontispiece and other illustrations, etched and engraved in a style sometimes reminiscent of Romein de Hooghe, are also new. Timberlake, though Protestant himself, shocked more narrow-minded Protestants by his accounts of the kindness of a Muslim Moor journeying from Fez to Mecca, who had joined his ship at Algiers and secured his release when he was arrested in Jerusalem. Slightly browned and with the title-page backed, apparently to strengthen it after a library stamp on the back was erased, minor and mostly marginal smudges or spots and a small marginal tear, but otherwise in good condition and with generous margins. Lacking the final blank leaf. The dedication was supposed to precede the publisher's note to the reader, but is here bound after it. The binding is rubbed and tattered, with most of the title-label gone. First Dutch edition of a fascinating account of English merchant adventurers in the Levant, Egypt and the Ottoman Empire: Indiana Jones ca. 1600.

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        The Amorous Prince, or the Curious Husband. A Comedy, As it is Acted at his Royal Highness, the Duke of York's Theatre

      London: Printed by J.M. for Thomas Dring, 1671. First edition, small 4to, (iv), 82, (2) pp. First and last leaf with marginal loss, subtly laid down, contemporary signatures of one Mary Howard to the title page, some occasional soiling. Handsomely bound in recent period style panelled calf. Behn's second play, a tragicomedy concerning male power and how it was directed at women, the central character of Prince Frederick alluding to the various liaisons of Charles II. Wing B1718. O'Donnell A2. Very scarce, with only three copies noted at auction since 1920.

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        Kurtzweiliges Loos- oder Dreh-Büchlein....

      ca. 1671. 44 Holzschnitte zu den jeweiligen Circkeln, kl.8°. 16,2 x 10,4 cm. 64 Blatt Seiten, späterer, moderner Pappband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Hardcover in Pappband, In gutem Zustand. die erste Lage mit Eckanriß unten ohne Informationsverlust und wasserfleckig, ansonsten sauber und gut, aber knapp beschnitten. vollständiger Titel: - Kurzweiliges Loos- oder Dreh-Büchlein, Welches Mit einem Glücks-Rad, Durch viel wunderselzame Figuren, Schimpfs-weis einem jeden sein Art anzeiget, auch was ihm sein lebelang für Glûck und Unglück begegnen werde. Durch Georg von Wickram von Colmar, Wolher , ihr Käuffer, Weib und Mann, Nehmt euch Schnupff´s und Kurtzweil an, Um wenig Pfennig schaffts euch Freud, Selber find sich alzeit das Leid. gedruckt in diesem Jahre, - von den im Register aufgezählten 48 Zirkeln fehlen 45 (Fragment) bis 48. Es fehlt auch das Titelblatt sowie die Vorrede, diese liegen als Kopie bei. Laut Bolte 72 Seiten hier liegen 64 Seiten mit Loosuhr und Einhorn vor. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Biographien, Biographien historisch

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        Antiphonar. Lateinische Handschrift auf Papier.

      Trier, ca. 1680 (nach 1671). - Gr.-Fol. (ca. 44 x 32 cm). [7], 208 num. Bl. (o. d. wohl weiße fol. 89). Blattgröße 42,5 x 29,8 cm, Schriftspiegel ca. 38 x 24 cm. Mit ca. 160 Initialen in bunten Deckfarben und Tinte, zahlreichen Initialen in Rot sowie bunter Bordüre am Anfang. Musiknotation auf 5 schwarzen Linien. Hervorhebungen in Rot, einige Überschriften in alternierend bunten Buchstaben. Blindgeprägtes zeitgenössisches Schweinsleder über Holzdeckeln mit 5 (von 10) Messingbeschlägen auf den Deckeln. Mit Pergamentmanuskriptfragmenten wohl des 14. Jahrhunderts. Beschläge des Rückdeckels fehlen, Messingschliessen ergänzt. Buchblock gelockert, mehrere Blätter mit großen, teils alt laienhaft restaurierten Einrissen, wie bei Antiphonaren üblich, daher auch stellenweise mit Randläsuren, etwas gebräunt und fingerfleckig. Dekoratives Antiphonar, geschrieben für eine Kirche des Erzbistums Trier mit reicher Illumination. Die Lokalisierung ist aufgrund des Festkalenders am Ende unstrittig. Für die Datierung findet sich auf fol. 206r. ein Terminus post quem (Fest der Hl. Rosa von Lima, der ersten Heiligen Amerikas, heiliggesprochen 1671). Fol. 120r. mit montiertem Blatt aus einem älteren Antiphonar. Bei dem fehlenden herausgetrennten Blatt 89 handelte es sich wahrscheinlich um ein weißes, wie das folgende weiße Bl. 90. Unter der Auszierung der Initialen fällt beim Buchstaben "C" eine Besonderheit auf. Die Seitenansicht eines Gesichtes wird stark vereinfacht (mit wenigen Federzügen, sehr modern anmutend) in die Wölbung eingefügt. Mehr als 20 mal findet sich diese Skizze (farblich abgewandelt) in der Handschrift. Da dies zugleich die einzige antropomorphe Zeichnung ist (in wenigen weiteren Initialen wird das Gesicht auch an den Buchstaben "E" angelehnt), kommt diesem Detail eine erhöhte Signifikanz zur Identifizierung des Illuminators zu. Bisher war es allerdings nicht möglich das Skriptorium, und damit jenen unbekannten "Meister der Maske" genauer zu lokalisieren. Auch die Einbandstempel konnten keinen Betrag leisten. In Frage kommt allerdings lediglich der deutschsprachige Teil des Erzbistums (also mit Teilen des ehem. Herzogtums Luxemburg), da sich verschiedentlich deutsche Einsprengsel im lateinischen Text finden. Es besteht allerdings berechtigte Hoffnung, dass dies aufgrund der fortschreitenden Digitalisierung von Handschriften in nicht allzu ferner Zukunft möglich sein wird.

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      Oxford : printed by W.H. for Ric. Davis 1671 - Oxford: printed by W.H. for Ric. Davis, 1671. Octavo. [8],42,[2],27,22[i.e. 24],[6],3-32, 21,7-16p. Modern brown leather, black leather spine label. Fine binding and cover. 1856 inscription on errata page. Tanning and toning to pages, some margins chipped. Contents include, The History of Particular Qualities, Of the systematicall or cosmicall qualities of things, Cosmicall suspitions, the Three Tracts: Temperature of the Subterraneall Regions, Temperature of the Submarine Regions, Bottom of the Sea Regions. Wing B4057. Madan 2851. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BAYERN. - Karte., "Circuli et electoratus Bavariae". Gesamtkarte von Altbayern in 28 Teilen mit großem bayerischen Wappen, Ansicht von München und schönem Porträt von Max Emanuel.

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Philipp Finckh nach Philipp Apian, 1671, 28 Segmente, je 18,5 x 23,5 cm, Gesamtmaß der Karte ist ca. 89 x 116 cm! Lentner 5896 nicht bei Maillinger und Pfister. - Eine der ausführlichsten und schönsten Bayern-Karten des 17. Jahrhunderts. - Die einzelnen Segmente als Gesamtkarte montiert und dekorativ gerahmt. BAYERN, Landkarten, Oberbayern

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        BAYERN. - Karte. "Circuli et electoratus Bavariae". Gesamtkarte von Altbayern in 28 Teilen mit großem bayerischen Wappen, Ansicht von München und schönem Porträt von Max Emanuel.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Philipp Finckh nach Philipp Apian, 1671, 28 Segmente, je 18,5 x 23,5 cm, Gesamtmaß der Karte ist ca. 89 x 116 cm! Lentner 5896; nicht bei Maillinger und Pfister. - Eine der ausführlichsten und schönsten Bayern-Karten des 17. Jahrhunderts. - Die einzelnen Segmente als Gesamtkarte montiert und dekorativ gerahmt.

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        The Amorous Prince, or the Curious Husband. A Comedy, As it is Acted at his Royal Highness, the Duke of York's Theatre.

      First edition, small 4to, (iv), 82, (2) pp. First and last leaf with marginal loss, subtly laid down, contemporary signatures of one Mary Howard to the title page, some occasional soiling. Handsomely bound in recent period style panelled calf. Behn's second play, a tragicomedy concerning male power and how it was directed at women, the central character of Prince Frederick alluding to the various liaisons of Charles II.

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        A New Voyage into The Levant. A brief relation of a journey lately performed from England by the way of Venice into Dalmatia, Sclavonia, Bosna, Hungary, Macedonia, Thessaly, Thrace, Rhodes, and Ægypt, unto Gran-Cairo. With particular observations .

      William Crook, London 1671 - 165 pp., [2], contemporary full-calf, worn with little loss to corners, browning to margins of title and subsequent leaf, bookseller's small sticker to foot of inside front cover, otherwise copy in good condition. The true first edition of this work appeared in 1636, eight editions had appeared by 1671 and the work was also translated into German (1687) and Dutch (1707). Sir Henry Blount was a traveller and explorer, who was educated in Oxford. On 7 May 1634 he left Venice in a Venetian galley on his well known voyage to the Levant. He sailed down the Adriatic, and descended on Bosnia plains, then Sarajevo. He departed with the Turkish troops proceeding to the war in Poland. He travelled through Serbia, to Belgrade, proceeding to Sophia in Bulgaria, then crossing the Balkans - the Land of mosques. Henry King complimented Blount in a poem "To his noble and judicious friend Sir Henry Blount upon his Voyage". The work was deservedly popular; Blount treated his subject with objectivity and viewed Turkish society as different from but equally valid to the life he knew in England. In the preface he describes himself as ‘not dazzled with any affection, prejudicially or mist of education’. According to some accounts he left Venice for the Levant in company with a Janissary he met there; this may account in some part of his open-minded attitude to the Turks. Bibliographic References: Blackmer 154 for second edition; Wing B3319; Weber 289. Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Apparato funebre e funerale di Ferdinando II de’ Medici

      1671 - Coppia di incisioni all’acquaforte, 1671, firmate in lastra in basso a destra. Magnifiche prove, impresse su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "giglio nel doppio cerchio", rifilate al rame, consuete pieghe di carta dovute al formato del libro in cui erano contenute, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Le due incisioni del Falda sono incluse nella pubblicazione di Luigi Ruccelai Orazion funerale per la morte del sereniss. Ferdinando II, granduca di Toscana : nell' esequie celebrate in Firenze dal serenissimo gran duca Cosimo III edita nel 1671 a Firenze. Sconosciute al Bartsch. Dimensioni 270x400. Pair of etchings, 1671, signed on lower right plate. Magnificent works printed on contemporary laid paper with "lily in double circle" watermark, trimmed to platemark with usual paper folds due to the size of the book, otherwise in good condition. These two plates were included in Luigi Ruccelai Orazione funerale per la morte del sereniss. Ferdinando II, granduca di Toscana : nell' esequie celebrate in Firenze dal serenissimo gran duca Cosimo III published in Florence in 1671. Not listed by Bartsch. Dimensioni 270 400mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Pagus Hispanorum in Florida

      Arnold Montanus, Amsterdam 1671 - View. Copper plate engraving. Image measures 10.5 x 14" This view depicts the port of St. Augustine, one of the oldest cities in what would become the United States. First settled by the Spanish in 1565, the port became the northernmost base of operations for Spanish trade in the West Indies. Here, the city is shown in full swing, with ships and boats docked outside the city's walls, beyond which some buildings and a church are visible. In the foreground, slaves and Native Americans work and accompany a European woman to the coast. The view appeared in Montanus's "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld: of Beschryving van America." It is a dark impression in very good condition with no chips or tears. Stain to lower left corner of page, not affecting the image. German text below and on verso. Arnold Montanus (1625-1683) was a Dutch theologian, historian, author, and publisher best known for his encyclopedia of the New World, entitled "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld." His travelogues, as well as the famous volume that developed out of them, were rich with geographical, cultural, and scientific information. John Ogilby (1600-1676) is often noted in the literature for his wide ranging pursuits--dancer, actor, translator, tutor, among others--that, more often than not, ended in failure. But rather than thinking of these pursuits as unsuccessful, they might be better considered as steps toward his ultimate destiny: cartography. Ogilby got his first taste of the trade in 1666--himself at the age of 66--by surveying and mapping London after the Great Fire. The project inspired him to pursue and publish geographical descriptions of the wider world, including China, Japan, and Africa. In 1675, a year after he was appointed "Kings Cosmographer and Geographic Painter," he published the defining work of his career, a road atlas of England entitled "Britannia." The original volume was the first road atlas ever published and was notable for its scale of one inch to a standard mile. This impressive and innovative volume finally secured Ogilby's place in the history books one of the most memorable and important figures of 17th-century cartography.

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        A Sure Guide or, The Best and Nearest Way to Physick and Chrurgery That is to say, The Arts of Healing by Medicine, and Manual Operation. Being An Anatomical Description of the whole Body of Man, and its Parts, with their Respective Diseases, demonstrated from the Fabrick and Use of the said Parts. In Six Books. Viz. 1, Describing all, and every of the Bones of Mans Body, according to the Ancient Method. 2. Describing the Belly, and all its Parts and Bowels. 3. Describing the Chest and all its Parts and Contents. 4. Describing the Head, and Face. 6. Describing the Limbs of the Body with the many Regiments of Muscles. 5. Containing a new Description of the Bones, by a Method first invented by the Author. At the End of these Six Books, is add

      Printed by John Streater, And are to be sold by George Sambridge, at the Sign of the BIBLE on Ludgate-Hill., London 1671 - Third edition. Small folio in fours. [8], 142, 191 - 288, [12]pp [48] leaves of plates. Signatures A4 , D - P4, T - 2N4, 3A - 3C2. Twenty four double plates with letter press explanation on inner verso and numbered engravings on inner recto. Translation of Encheiridium anatomicum et pathalogicum, first published in Paris 1648. ESTC Citation no R15596. Contemporary sheep binding with five raised bands to spine. Some edge and corner wear with a little loss at the head of the spine. Joints lightly cracked. Some old damp staining to lower margins. Minor worm tracks to lower margins of E1 - L3. Front end paper toner across lower corner with some loss. Armorial bookplate of Hugh Cecil, earl of Lonsdale to front pastedown. The book collation is correct and complete but the following page misnumbering is evident:- Page 33 as 40, 40 as 43, 119 as 116, 122 as 127, 123 as 112, 126 as 120, 127 as 122, 209 as 219.

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