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        Consultationes seu Resolutiones et advisamenta diurna ad quaestiones a consultoribus, & litigantibus propositas, quaeque in episcopalibus, nec non in saecularibus, & curiis feudalibus usitatae, & in praxi receptae sunt.

      1671 - Dagelijckxse consultatien , resolutien, ende advisen op diversche questien, vraghen, ende propositien, die voor de geestelijcke, ende wereltlijcke rechters, mitsgaders, inde leen-hoven gheuseert, ende ghepractiseert vvorde. Antverpiae 1671. Apud Petrrum Bellerum. (34 x 22 cm), k. [9], s. 606, k. [13], s. 120 (Varia documenta.), winiety w drzewor., opr. sk. wtórna. Stan dobry. Główne dzieło prawnicze belgijskiego prawnika Antonius'a Anselmo (1589 - 1668). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poemata Ferdinandi liberi baronis de Furstenberg

      First Edition, in Elzevier. As a frontispiece by Rudolphi AG. The second part contains the poetic works of Theodor Baron Capar Furtsenberg. An edition of the BN France, but nothing to the British Library and one in the Scottish edition catalogs 1684. Sheepskin brown Full time. Back tooled raised. Top cap damaged and missing. The Prince and Baron Ferdinand de Furstenberg (1626-1683) was a poet, historian and arts promoters, he was bishop of Munster in Germany, Paderborn, where his father founded a university. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Apud Danielem Elzevirium Amstelodami (Amsterdam) 1671 in-8 (11,5x17,5cm) (24) 343pp. (1) relié

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        Villae Celeberrimae ab Adriano Caesare extructae vera et exactissima ichnographia ab Pyrrho Ligorio recognita

      Amsterdam 1671 - Pianta di Villa Adriana desunta, come indicato nell'elegante cartiglio col titolo, dalla misteriosa pianta di Pirro Ligorio attraverso la copia elaborata da Francesco Contini per ordine del cardinale Francesco Barberini. Contenuta nel volume "Latium, id est, nova et parallela Latii tum veteris tum novi descriptio" - Amsterdam , 1671 - rappresenta la prima pianta della villa pubblicata, a distanza di quasi un secolo dalla morte dell'architetto degli Este. Recenti studi hanno dimostrato che in realtà non esista alcuna pianta del Ligorio ma che il rilievo e il disegno sono opera originale di Francesco Contini. Incisione in rame, piccole macchie d'inchiostro e una lieve brunitura ai margini, per il resto in buone condizioni. Map of Villa Adriana deduced, as shown in the elegant cartouche, by the mysterious plan of Pirro Ligorio through the copy drawn up by Francesco Contini by order of Cardinal Francesco Barberini. Included in the book "Latium, id est, nova et parallel Latii Veteris tum veteris novi descriptio" - Amsterdam, 1671 - represents the first published map of the villa, after almost a century after the death of the architect of the Este. Recent studies have shown that there is no plan of Ligorio but that the relief and design are original work by Francesco Contini. Copper erngraving, small browing on blank margins, small ink spots, otherwise in good conditions. Eugenia Salza Prina Ricotti, La pianta di Villa Adriana: un giallo di quattro secoli fa. Dimensioni 1070 350mm

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        Alchemy Supernatural Things 1671

      Published in London in 1671, this is the reissue of the 1670 first edition with the cancel title page of this classic early work on Alchemy, there has been some question over the true authorship of the work, and it is thought that at least part of it was the work of Johann Tholde a Salt Manufacturer in Germany, whoever the author was, he had a considerable knowledge of Chemistry and showed that ammonia could be obtained by the action of alkali on sal-ammoniac (ammonium chloride), described the production of hydrochloric acid by acidifying brine of common salt (sodium chloride), and created oil of vitriol (sulfuric acid), among other achievements, the book is divided into three parts, each with its own title page, one of the parts is on the mineral Antimony, the book is bound in an old full leather binding which is heavily worn with some loss to spine and boards, front board attached but remains of hinge fragile, internally the given collation is 238, [8], 122 p. this copy appears to lack the final leaf of the preface, the main body of the text appears complete, but the opening text page of chapter one is numbered page 3, so there appears that there is also a leaf preceding the opening page of chapter one that is also not present, else the text to all three parts is complete along with the final unnumbered publishers advert leaf at rear, there is some noticeable worming to a number of pages, though this is all in the blank page margins and only touches a few letters of text, a few pages have some very old scholarly manuscript notes, some wear to front blank endpaper, else text block is square and tight, & clean with a few pencilled lines to margins that could be easily erased if desired, lacking final leaf of the preface and one leaf before the start of chapter one else a generally good acceptable example of this scarce work

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        The Duty and Office of High-Constables of Hundreds, Petty-Constables.

      1671 - Adapted from Eirenarcha Lambarde, William. Turner, R., Editor. The Duty and Office of High-Constables of Hundreds, Petty-Constables, Tythingmen, And Such Inferiour Ministers of the Peace. With the Several Duties and Offices of Churchwardens, Overseers and Collectors for the Poor, Of Surveyors for Amending the Highwayes, And Distributors of the Provision for the Destruction of Noysom Fowl and Vermin. First Collected by William Lambard, In the Reign of Queen Elizabeth; And Now Enlarged with Many Useful Additions, According to the Succeeding Statutes: by R. Turner, Gent. London: Printed by Joh. Streater, Hen. Twyford, And Eliz. Flesher, 1671. [xii], 144 pp. 12mo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Later sheep, blind rules to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets and ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to spine and extremities, chipping to head of spine and lettering piece, joints starting, faint dampstain to rear board, a few cracks to text block, armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front board, small embossed Macclesfield stamp to title page. Some toning to text, internally clean. A nice copy. * First edition. Turner extracted the main parts of this book from the second edition of Lambarde's Eirenarcha (1587) and added material to bring the contents up to date (i.e. 1671). A second edition was published in 1671. Our copy once belonged to the library of Shirbirn Castle, the library of the Earls of Macclesfield, one of the finest private libraries in Great Britain. Both editions of this work are rare. OCLC locates 2 copies of the first edition in North America at the Huntington Library and University of Illinois. The ESTC adds the Folger Shakespeare Library and Harvard Law School. English Short-Title Catalogue R41023. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pagus Hispanorum in Florida

      Amsterdam: Arnold Montanus, 1671. unbound. 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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        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.

      A Paris, chez Nicolas et Jean de la Coste, 1660-1671. - 3 volumes in-4. 14ff. 776pp. (i.e. 772). 12ff. + 12ff. 784pp. 14ff. + 9ff. 790pp. (i.e. 760). 6ff. (interversions de feuillets à la table du troisième volume et diverses erreurs de pagination sans incidence sur le texte). Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs ornés (reliure de l'époque un peu frottée, petit manque de cuir au dos du troisième volume). Première Edition Française, bien complète des trois volumes qui étaient parus séparément sur une durée de plus de dix ans et qui se trouvent rarement réunis. Antonio Herrera y Tordesillas (1559-1625) fut le premier historiographe officiel des Indes Occidentales (1596), ce qui lui permit d'accéder à des documents inédits et confidentiels. Son ouvrage constitue le témoignage le plus complet sur la découverte de l'Amérique et les conquêtes espagnoles de l'Amérique latine. L'original espagnol couvrait la période allant de 1492 à 1554 mais cette traduction des trois premières décades s'arrête à 1526. "L'ouvrage d'Herrera est précieux. C'est l'histoire de la découverte et de la conquête de l'Amérique espagnole la plus détaillée que nous ayons" (Boucher de la Richarderie). Petit mouillure marginale à quelques feuillets du premier volume. Quelques rousseurs. Petit défaut au dos de la reliure du deuxième volume mais très bon exemplaire par ailleurs. Sabin, 31548. Palau, 114293. Boucher de la Richarderie, Bibliothèque Universelle des Voyages (1808), V, p.494. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      L'imprimerie de la Veuve Edme Martin, 1671. 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.

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        Commentarius ad Institutionum Iuris Civilis Libros IV, brevis, analyticus, methodicus, quaestionibus controversiis passim insertis. Cum Additionibus perpetuis ex Jure potissimum Consuetudinario harum vicinarumque Provinciarum, auctore Valerio Andrea Desselio.

      Köln: Coloniae Agrippinae, sumptibus Ioannis Wilhelmi Friessem junioris, 1671. 4to.; bellísima anteportada grabada, portada a dos tintas, 4 hs., 758 pp., 10 hs. Algunos cuadernillos con el papel oscurecido. Encuadernación en piel, fatigada, de la época, con falta de un tercio de lomera.

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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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        Tractatus ad defensam inquisitorum carceratorum reorum, & Condemnatorum super quocunque crimine.

      Pezzana, 1671. 2 tomi in 1 vol., in 4°, p. perg., pp. 318 + 240 + cc.nn. 18. Pregevoli testate xilografiche. Fondamentale opera del giurista umbro nato a Città di Castello, dedicata interamente alla difesa degli inquisiti e dei carcerati: Tra gli argomenti trattati figurano: cattura, carcerazione, inquisizione, tortura, confessione, sentenza, appello, esecuzione e pena capitale. Mende al d.

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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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        CARTA NOVA ACCURATA DEL PASSAGIO ET STRADA DALLI PAESI BASSI PER VIA DE ALLEMAGNA PER ITALIA ET PER VIA DI PAESI SVIZERI A GENEVA, LIONE ET ROMA...

      1671. Importante carta delle vie di comunicazione che mettevano in connessione l'Italia con i paesi vicini. La tavola è contenuta nell'"Atlas Major" di Federico De Wit. Coloritura coeva. Segno di colla centrale.Bibliografia: Marinelli, n. 813; Motta, p. 21. Aliprandi, vol. II, p. 82

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        THE HEARTS EASE, OR A REMEDY AGAINST ALL TROUBLES. WITH A CONSOLATORY DISCOURSE PARTICULARLY DIRECTED TO THOSE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR FRIENDS AND DEAR RELATIONS. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, TWO PAPERS PRINTED IN THE TIME OF THE LATE PLAGUE

      London: Printed for Fr. Tyton, 1671. Third Edition. This collection of popular devotional writings by an influential Anglican cleric is offered here in a binding similar in design and tooling to one attributed by Nixon and Davis to the celebrated Queens' Binder A (the artisans known collectively as the "Queens' Binders" produced finely decorated volumes for Catherine of Braganza and Mary of Modena, the queens consort of Charles II and James I). Giving the feeling of great swirling animation, our binding contains a floral roll border, a four-petaled flower with elongated top petal, and an eight-petaled flower on the spine--all of which appear on a 1675 edition of Allestree's "Government of the Tongue" attributed to Queens' Binder A. Nixon has tentatively identified "A" as William Nott, an identification based on a passage in Pepys' diary which recounts a visit to that famous binder, during which Pepys purchased a book "only that [he] might have one of [Nott's] bindings" (i.e., entirely for the binding, no matter the contents of the book). The only elaborately bound volume in the Pepys library at Cambridge that is not either a book of great personal value or a book dedicated to Pepys is a work on the succession to the Crown of England, which bears the tools of Queens' Binder A. Nott, like Samuel Mearne, was a publisher and bookseller in addition to his work as a binder. After his shop in Saint Paul's Churchyard was destroyed in the Great Fire, he moved his premises to Westminster--soon to be the location of choice for the leading binders--where he was active until about 1689. In 1660 Patrick produced "The Heart's Ease" and its companion piece, "A Consolatory Discourse to Prevent Immoderate Grief for the Death of Our Friends," for Lady St. John, the wife of his patron. The other two works here, "A Brief Exhortation to Those Who Are Shut Up from Our Society" and "A Consolatory Discourse, Perswading to a Chearful Trust in God in These Times of Trouble and Danger," were produced during the plague year of 1665, when Patrick earned the enduring respect and affection of his parishioners at Saint Paul's, Covent Garden by remaining in the city with them throughout the ordeal. Although he wrote a number of scholarly exegetical works and polemics on church politics, he is best remembered for his devotional writings for the layperson and for what DNB admiringly calls "his indefatigable practical ministry.". 165 x 102 mm. (6 1/2 x 4"). 16 p.l., 244 pp., [2] leaves, 23 pp., [1] leaf, 44 pp. Third Edition. ANIMATED CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT AND INLAID, PROBABLY BY THE QUEENS' BINDER A, covers with frame of small tools, central panel with alternating rows of floral and paisley ornaments, once heightened with silver (now oxydized), these ornaments enclosed by black drawer handle tools; raised bands, spine compartments with gilt and black flowers, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt (a short portion of the rear joint possibly with an early, very expert repair). Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of William Lorance Rogers; previous owners' inscriptions in ink on front endpaper. Wing P-810. For the binding: Nixon, "English Restoration Bindings" 61; Foote, "Henry Davis Gift" 118. Spine rather sunned, its gilt faded, and with a faint dark streak to head compartment, hairline crack to top of front joint, extremities a little rubbed, leaves in the first work a bit browned and foxed (though never offensive), short marginal tears, other trivial defects, but generally an excellent copy, mostly clean and fresh, in an entirely sound binding with vibrant gold covers. This collection of popular devotional writings by an influential Anglican cleric is offered here in a binding similar in design and tooling to one attributed by Nixon and Davis to the celebrated Queens' Binder A (the artisans known collectively as the "Queens' Binders" produced finely decorated volumes for Catherine of Braganza and Mary of Modena, the queens consort of Charles II and James I). Giving the feeling of great swirling animation, our binding contains a floral roll border, a four-petaled flower with elongated top petal, and an eight-petaled flower on the spine--all of which appear on a 1675 edition of Allestree's "Government of the Tongue" attributed to Queens' Binder A. Nixon has tentatively identified "A" as William Nott, an identification based on a passage in Pepys' diary which recounts a visit to that famous binder, during which Pepys purchased a book "only that [he] might have one of [Nott's] bindings" (i.e., entirely for the binding, no matter the contents of the book). The only elaborately bound volume in the Pepys library at Cambridge that is not either a book of great personal value or a book dedicated to Pepys is a work on the succession to the Crown of England, which bears the tools of Queens' Binder A. Nott, like Samuel Mearne, was a publisher and bookseller in addition to his work as a binder. After his shop in Saint Paul's Churchyard was destroyed in the Great Fire, he moved his premises to Westminster--soon to be the location of choice for the leading binders--where he was active until about 1689. In 1660 Patrick produced "The Heart's Ease" and its companion piece, "A Consolatory Discourse to Prevent Immoderate Grief for the Death of Our Friends," for Lady St. John, the wife of his patron. The other two works here, "A Brief Exhortation to Those Who Are Shut Up from Our Society" and "A Consolatory Discourse, Perswading to a Chearful Trust in God in These Times of Trouble and Danger," were produced during the plague year of 1665, when Patrick earned the enduring respect and affection of his parishioners at Saint Paul's, Covent Garden by remaining in the city with them throughout the ordeal. Although he wrote a number of scholarly exegetical works and polemics on church politics, he is best remembered for his devotional writings for the layperson and for what DNB admiringly calls "his indefatigable practical ministry."

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        SEÑORA. DON PEDRO COLON DE PORTUGAL Y CASTRO...[caption title]

      [Madrid, 1671. 16 leaves. Folio. Dbd. Upper outer corners numbered in contemporary manuscript. Minute toning at foredge, primarily on first leaf. Overall very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. The petition of Don Pedro Nuño Colon de Portugal, descendant of the explorer, Christopher Columbus, and sixth Duke of Veragua and Marquis of Jamaica, requesting that Mariana of Austria, Queen Regent of Charles II of Spain, make some compensation for the loss of income the Duke had suffered since the British took Jamaica in 1655. Jamaica had been the exclusive fief of the descendants of Columbus since 1536 when it was given as a reward to the family. This document is dated 1671 by the text at the top of the second leaf, where the Duke refers to Spain's cession of Jamaica to Great Britain "last year in 1670." Despite this date, some scholars assert a date of 1672. Since most of the text is devoted to the life of Columbus, the document is, by default, also one of the few early biographies of the explorer. In his argument the Duke puts special emphasis on the tremendous gain Spain received by virtue of his ancestor's discovery. In citing various sources he estimates that within the first 170 years after its discovery, the New World had produced for Spain some one billion, 190 million pesos. Despite these figures, the present heir to Columbus' titles and estates was reduced to an income of sixteen thousand ducats. The Duke mentions no specific amount of compensation that he would like for Jamaica, but points out that Puerto Rico is of approximately the same worth. The last four pages are a glowing description of Jamaica, its towns, people, products, etc., ending with an itemized accounting of just how much rent the island had produced annually for the Duke before the British occupation (40,950 pesos silver). Two years after this petition was printed, the Duke was made the 26th viceroy of New Spain - a fair reward for the loss of Jamaica. His term, however, was short. He reigned only six days before dying in Mexico City. "This is the final petition sent to the throne of Spain, and contains a long account of the various descendants of Columbus and their claims on Spain, an account of Jamaica, and a list of the various dues received from Jamaica" - Maggs. The previously mentioned biographical content of the present document is important. It is possibly an assimilation of the sixteen-page folio manuscript of the life of Columbus written by Juan de Solorzano Pereira, the famous Spanish jurist and fiscal of the Council of the Indies in 1628, responsible for the great work on colonial American law, the POLITICA INDIANA, published in 1629. In that manuscript Solorzano states that it was composed at the request of the Duke's branch of the Columbus family, forty-two years before the present document was printed. The Solorzano manuscript is described in the LeClerc catalogue of 1878 (item 137), along with other documents relating to the Duke's branch of the family. One of the earliest Columbus biographies, married to an eloquent plea by his impoverished heirs. Extremely rare. Palau locates only one copy of the original, at the Real Academia de la Historia. EUROPEAN AMERICANA locates two more (Huntington and British Library). Not on OCLC. The petition was reprinted by the Mill Press in San Francisco in 1992. PALAU 57250. BIBLIOGRAPHIA COLOMBINA, p.190. ENC. UNIV. ILL., Vol. 14, p.248 (Colon de Portugal); Vol. 57, p.198 (Solorzano Pereira). LeCLERC 137 (ref). EUROPEAN AMERICANA 671/85. MEDINA (BHA) 8141. MAGGS BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA 429:322.

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        Le medecin des Pauvres, qui enseigne le moyen de guerir les maladies par des remedes faciles à trouver dans le Pais, & preparer à peu le frais par toutes sortes de personnes. Reveu & augumenté en cette troisieme edition de divers traitez & particulierement du Scorbut, avec le moyen de le guerir & de s'en preserver.

      Couterot, 1671. 2 tomi in 1 vol., in 24°, p.pelle, cc.nn. 25 + pp. 429. SEGUE: Le chirurgien des Pauvres qui enseigne le moyen de guerir les maladies externes par remedes faciles à trouver & preparer, en faveur de ceux qui sont éloignez des Villes, cc.nn. 15 + pp. 94. Antip. fig. con inc. a tutta p. raffigurante due dottori in un giardino. Nervi. Testate. Capilettera. Finaline. Guida che ebbe una grandissima importanza e fu edita più volte. L'autore si interessò molto alle acque minerali ed alla medicina popolare.

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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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        Dissertations académiques sur la nature du froid et du chaud ... Avec un discours sur la construction et l'usage d'un cylindre arithmétique, inventé par le mesme autheur.

      Paris, Olivier de Varennes, 1671. ____ Première édition de cet ouvrage qui traite de construction du cylindre arithmétique. Mathématicien et physicien, intendant général des ports et fortifications de France, Pierre Petit (1598-1667) faisait parti du groupe de savants qui se réunissait autour de Marin Mersenne. Petit "exemplified thoses investigators who, in contrast to the increasingly doctrinaire Cartesians, emphasized the importance of accurate experimental observation in validating scientific theories. (...) He worked with or knew many of the major scientists of the period. In 1646 he collaborated with Blaise Pascal in Rouen and repeated Torricelli's experiment on the barometric vacuum." DSB 10, 546. La deuxième partie a son propre faux-titre : "Usage et construction du cylindre arithmétique". "The arithmetic cylinder is a development of Napier's bones. Petit refers to Napier's invention of logarithms, but he believes that this apparatus in form of a band instead of "bones" is an improvement. Rare." Catalogue Weil 19, 56. Maire, Biblio. de Blaise Pascal 1, 226. La planche est en fac-similé sur papier d'époque. *****. In-12. [150 x 90 mm] Collation : (22), XXXVII, (3), 237 pp., 1 f. bl., (6), 22, (24) pp., 1 planche dépliante. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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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, 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. späterer, moderner Pappband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Hardcover in Pappband, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions of the High Court of Chancery, Both by Practice and President . . . And all special Orders in extraordinary Cases, which are to be found in the Registers Office as they are quoted by Terms, Years, and Books [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing T1953

      The first published equity cases, reaching back to the mid-16th century and including Ellesmere's dicta while Lord Chancellor, disclosing and providing access to the evolving and increasing procedural and substantive precedent governing chancery. Modern 1/2 calf, some marginal repairs, cut close; a usable copy. Printed for R. Best and J. Place . . . in Holborn, London, 1671.

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        Merchants Map of Commerce

      1671. ROBERTS, Lewes. The Merchants Map of Commerce: Wherein the Universal Manner and Matter of Trade Is Compendiously Handled. London: R. Horn, 1671. Small folio (8 by 12-1/2 inches), period-style full paneled calf, raised bands. $8500.Second, expanded edition of Roberts' major work, ""one of the earliest systematic treatises on its subject in English"" (DNB)—this is the first edition to include John Overton's four splendidly detailed and large engraved folding maps of America, Africa, Asia and Europe, and in this edition ""the description of 'America and the Provinces thereof,' pp. 47-64, contains much fuller accounts of New England, New Netherland, and other places, than that in the first edition"" (Sabin). Handsomely bound in period-style paneled calf.Lewes Roberts worked for the East India Company, of which he became a director, and the Levant Company at Constantinople. His comprehensive guidebook, first published in 1638, ""provided not only the standard topographical information sought by English travelers abroad, but also full details of local commodities, currency, weights and measures, and rates of exchange. It was an immediate success with the mercantile community, and revised editions were published in 1671, 1677, and 1700"" (ODNB). The 1638 folio first edition included engraved maps of the continents, but not these splendid large folding maps by John Overton, which make their first appearance here, with fine details and elaborate decorative borders and cartouches. ""The map [of the Americas] is derived from both of the other English maps circulating at that time. [Overton] draws upon Walton for the border decorations, and Jenner for the cartography. The only cartographic feature drawn from the Walton is the large decorative inset of the polar regions of North America… The Blaeu improvements referred to are cartographic, but, curiously, the Briggs version of California as an island is used and Greenland is omitted… From about 1670 Overton started selling atlases made to order and some contained the continental maps. They are also sometimes found in two other works, Lewes Roberts, The Merchants Map of Commerce, and Robert Fage, Cosmography, both 1671"" (Burden). In addition to these improvements to the maps, the text has been expanded, and ""the description of 'America and the Provinces thereof,' pp. 47-64, contains much fuller accounts of New England, New Netherland, and other places, than that in the first edition"" (Sabin)—in the 1638 first edition the chapter on the Americas dealt chiefly with Mexico and Peru. The map of America in the second state with the ""White/horse neere the Fountaine Tavern"" imprint. Sabin 71907. Wing R-1599. Burden, The Mapping of North America 401. Alden & Landis 671/233. Early owner signature on title page inked over; early owner signature on blank verso of final leaf, another early signature on verso of Asia section title. Marginal annotations in a neat early hand to a few leaves in Europe section.Title page rehinged and remargined. Maps skilfully mounted on paper, repairing a few minor holes; portion of Europe map missing and trimmed affecting border. A few marginal wormholes to text. Handsome binding fine.

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        Les Termes de la Ley Or, Certain difficult and obscure Words and Terms of the Common Laws and Statutes of this Realm now in use expounded and explained . . . With an Addition of above one hundred Words [etc.]. Wing R291; Cowley 163

      A late-seventeenth century edition of the first English law dictionary (and the first English dictionary of any kind), published over the course of almost four centuries; with the Law French and English entries in parallel columns. Contemporary unlettered calf, lightly rubbed, a very good crisp copy; with the frontispiece of the arms of Charles II preceding the title. Printed by J. Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1671.

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        Aeloude en hedendaegsche scheeps-bouw en bestier. Amsterdam, Gaspar Commelin, Broer & Jan Appelaer, 1671. Large Crown folio (39 x 25 cm). With etched frontispiece by Romeyn de Hooghe and 114 engraved plates after the drawings by Witsen. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, later endpapers.

      - Bierens de Haan 5368; Bruzelius, pp. 12-13; Verkruijsse, Romeyn de Hooghe 1671.21. Large paper copy of the first edition of the first, most authoritative and important book on ship building of the 17th century, by Nicolaas Witsen (1641-1717), a Dutch diplomat, cartographer, burgomaster of Amsterdam and director of the VOC. Several variants have been noted, but most are merely press variants and have no bearing on the order of issue of copies of the book.There was a later issue where leaves 3O1-3 were cancelled and replaced with a single newly set and printed bifolium (paginated 473-4, 477-8). The text about the Dutch defeat of an English fleet in 1666 on the original pages 474-477 is omitted and a half sentence added on the new page 474. Our copy includes the longer original text, omitted in the later issue.The blank right margin of the double-page plate cut short. Binding in good condition, foot of spine cracked and top corners bumped. Good large paper copy of a classic of ship building.

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        La dioptrique oculaire, ou la théorique, la positive, et la mechanique de l'oculaire dioptrique en toutes ses espèces.

      Paris: Thomas Jolly and Simon Benard, 1671. Exceptional copy in contemporary red morocco of "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 et al, The origins of the telescope, pp. 289-291). "The first, shorter part of the book is devoted to the theory of vision, including the optical properties of the main parts of the eye. It follows Kepler's account but complements it with views taken from the Jesuit Christopher Scheiner's Oculus (1619) and Rosa ursine (1632). The second part, which dedicates more than one hundred pages to the theory of the telescope, pervasively shows the deep influence of Kepler's Dioptrice. The basic notions and axioms come from Kepler, including the approximate refraction law for angles of incidence no greater than 30º ... (pp. 8 & 25). To Kepler's results about the focus of convex lenses and meniscus, d'Orleans adds a few new results, but not a full treatment of the problem. He takes into consideration only the focus of radiation parallel to the axis of the lens. For it he finds the focal distance for a planoconvex lens, a biconvex symmetrical lens, a biconvex meniscus with two general radius of convexity, and a concavo-convex meniscus whose surfaces have two general radii. He also improves Kepler's results about the focus of two contiguous equal convex lenses. D'Orleans also takes up in full Kepler's understanding of magnification, his procedure to measure it, and his explanations for the inversion of the image (pp. 11-13 & 158). More importantly, d'Orleans closely follows Kepler's analysis of the ways in which a convex or a concave lens combine with the eye separately (pp. 67- 71 & 73-78). Next, he presents the theory of the Dutch telescope as it appears in the Dioptrice (pp. 80-89). The full treatment of astronomical or Keplerian telescopes is one important addition to Kepler's Dioptrice we find in d'Orleans' treatise (pp. 91-108). Astronomical telescopes are called telescopes 'of the second kind (oculaire dioptrique de deuxième espèce)', while the Dutch or Galilean telescopes belong to the 'first kind' (première espèce). D'Orleans' analysis of the combination of two convex lenses closely follows Kepler's. Recognising these telescopes to be the most important ones for the purposes of astronomical observation, d'Orleans carefully explains many practical problems posed by their actual construction. In particular he insists in the one physical feature that outwardly distinguishes them from Dutch telescopes, i.e. that objective lenses in Keplerian telescopes had smaller diameters than ocular lenses, which made Keplerian telescopes to be thicker at the end to which the eye was applied and thinner at the end pointed to the sky (pp. 178 & 190). The astronomical telescope occupies pride of place in the carefully designed frontispiece of d'Orleans' treatise. Other second-kind telescopes may include three, four or even five convex lenses (pp. 109-118). Their properties are explained with the same techniques Kepler (and d'Orleans) used to explain the combination of two convex lenses (exemplified above by the demonstration of Dioptrice's proposition 107). The second important theoretical addition to Kepler's Dioptrice we find in d'Orleans' treatise concerns the theory of microscopes with one, two and three convex lenses (pp. 125-140), a topic Kepler ignored. The last and longer division of d'Orleans' Dioptrique oculaire (almost 300 pages) concerns the 'positive and mechanical' parts of telescope making, i.e. the actual construction of tubes and its parts, and techniques for lens grinding and polishing. In the opening pages of his treatise d'Orleans claims himself to be Kepler's 'follower', and calls Kepler the main author of the 'modern theory' (doctrine moderne) of dioptrics." (Albert et al, The Origins of the Telescope, pp. 289-291). "Cherubin discusses the effects of various kinds of glasses on the eye and explains his techniques for grinding lenses. He first describes an early, stationary, compound microscope; he provides possibly the earliest description of the scioptric" (Albert et al, Source book of ophthalmology, p. 60). "The French Capuchin friar Chérubin d'Orleans (1613-97), real name Michel Lasséré) published a large volume in 1671 on optics, in which, among other subjects, he describes his invention of a rhombic pantograph apparatus attached to a telescope and drawing board, by which accurate drawings of distant objects could be made. The point of the inner rhombus was located in the common focal plane of the objective lens and the eyepiece, and a pencil was placed in the joint of the outer rhombus. Thus with a stationary scene and a rigidly mounted telescope plus its accessories, it would be feasible to make enlarged drawings of distant scenes, etc." (Whitaker, Mapping and naming the moon, p. 76. Whitaker notes that the instrument is depicted in one of two full-moon images in the book, that the instrument would not be suitable for a moving image such as the moon, and that Cherubin has plagiarised Hevelius). Cherubin was famous for his binoculars and binocular microscopes and telescopes, a number of which have survived to this day. Their construction is described in detail in Daumas, Scientific instruments of the 17th and 18th centuries, pp. 32 and 38. Cherubin also invented the adjustable stage for a 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). "Chérubin d'Orléans, a prolific microscope- and telescope maker, both ground and polished his lenses with one and the same tool. He used fine sandstone for an abrasive and, after the grinding process, covered his tool with silk rubbed over with wet putty. On other occasions he paper-polished his lenses, but in both cases he departed from Huygens' use of a long pole. Instead, he stuck a short handle to the lens and ground it by hand on the brass tool" (King, History of the telescope, p. 57).The frontispiece was designed by Jean le Pautre (1618-1682) and engraved by Gerard Edelinck (1640-1707). The two double-page full-moon images feature cherubim (perhaps a visual pun on the author's name) at the corners wielding a variety of optical instruments, including a binocular telescope that Cherubin invented. The plates were designed by Cherubin and engraved by L. Cossinus. Other plates depict lens-grinding lathes and other apparatus, and microscopes and telescopes. One plate depicts the movement of sunspots on two solar discs. Folio (365 x 235 mm), fully complete: pp. [2:blanks] [xlviii, including frontispiece], 419 [1:blank], [30:index] plus 57 engraved plates (of which 6 are double), and three engraved plates in text, bound in contemporary fine red morocco, raised bands, with elaborate gilting, all edges gilt, entirely unrestored. An amazing copy. Ex libris inscription dated 1700 to title page, printed label from the Parisian science publisher and antiquarian bookseller J.B.M. Duprat pasted to second blank before the frontispiece. Lower inner corner with a light water stain, a 35 mm closed tear to the frontispiece in this area, a few leaves with light browning (but much less than what usually effects this work).

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        Sammelband mit 8 Werken des Verfassers: Einleitung zum Civilprozeß / Einleitung zum Peinlichen Prozeß / Einleitung zum Wechsel-Prozeß / Einleitung zum Concurs-Prozeß / Additiones zu des Wohlsel.Herrn Geheimden Raths Ludovici Einleitungen zum Civil-Concurs

      Einleitung zum Consistorial-Prozeß. Mit 1 Porträt-Kupfer als Frontispiz und gestochener Titelvignette. Die Titel zum Teil in Schwarz-Rot-Druck. Jakob Friedrich Ludovicus (1671 - 1723) verfasste die ersten deutschsprachigen Lehrbücher zum Prozeßrecht. Er h

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        Littleton's Tenures, in French and English. Wing L2588

      First edition to provide both the Law French text and its English translation, with a marvelous series of provenances, once the copy of Edmund Trowbridge, Edmund T. Dana, Joseph G. Cogswell, Alex H. Everett, Edward Everett, William Everett and others. Later green morocco extra gilt, a trifle worn, but quite pretty. Printed by John Streater, James Flesher [etc.], London, 1671.

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        Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Second edition

      The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates. Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound. Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.], London, 1671.

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        Histoire de l'état présent de l'Empire Ottoman : contenant les maximes politiques des turcs ; les principaux points de la religion mahometane, ses sectes, ses hérésies, & et ses diverses forces de religieux

      Amsterdam, Abraham Wolfgank, 1671. 1671, 1671, in-12, 498-[6] pages dont le frontispice, 17 (sur 18) planches dépliantes et une figure dans le texte, l'ensemble gravé sur cuivre, velin rigide à petits recouvrements de l'époque, titre manuscrit à l'encre en tête du dos, Ouvrage qui "est sans contredit le meilleur que l'on eût alors sur la Turquie, et il se lit encore avec intérêt" (Willems). Il se compose de trois livres : I. Des maximes politiques des Turcs - II. De la religion des Turcs - III. Où il est traité de la milice des Turcs. La traduction de Briot avait paru à l'origine à Paris en 1670 ; Abraham Wolfgang, l'un des principaux rivaux des Elzevier à Amsterdam, a en donné 3 éditions, entre 1670 et 1672. Paul Ricaut (ou Rycaut, 1628-1700) voyagea durant quelques années en Europe, en Asie et en Afrique. Attaché comme secrétaire au comte de Winchelsea, il suivit en 1661, l'ambassade extraordinaire de Charles II auprès du sultan Mehmed IV à Constantinople. Ce séjour lui permit de découvrir de façon détaillée les moeurs et la religion des Turcs. Il rédigea en 1663 les articles du traité de paix conclu entre l'Angleterre et le gouvernement ottoman, et obtint le privilège pour les navires anglais d'être exemptés du droit de visite. La première édition anglaise de sa relation date de 1667-1668, mais la plupart des exemplaires furent détruits pendant le grand incendie de Londres. Celle-ci est ornée, en copies inversées, des figures réalisées par Sébastien Le Clerc pour l'édition parisienne de 1670. Il manque la planche dépliante de la p. 334 (les derviches). Ex-libris manuscrit ancien sur une garde blanche. Chadenat, 428. Willems, 1872. Brunet IV, 1275

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        Le berger fidelle

      Bilingual edition with the French text next, and illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 Webber signed Dutch Bloote figures (particularly thin and beautiful).Binding in full black morocco circa 1860. Back to nerves Jansenist cold framing nets. Triple cold framing net on the boards. Rich inner frieze. Gilt edges. Very nice copy, perfectly established in an unsigned master binding. Chez Pierre du Marteau à Cologne 1671 in-12 (7,5x13,2cm) (24) 573pp. relié

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        Dissertations académiques sur la nature du froid et du chaud ... Avec un discours sur la construction et l'usage d'un cylindre arithmétique, inventé par le mesme autheur....

      Paris, Olivier de Varennes, 1671. ____ Première édition de cet ouvrage qui traite de construction du cylindre arithmétique. Mathématicien et physicien, intendant général des ports et fortifications de France, Pierre Petit (1598-1667) faisait parti du groupe de savants qui se réunissait autour de Marin Mersenne. Petit "exemplified thoses investigators who, in contrast to the increasingly doctrinaire Cartesians, emphasized the importance of accurate experimental observation in validating scientific theories. (...) He worked with or knew many of the major scientists of the period. In 1646 he collaborated with Blaise Pascal in Rouen and repeated Torricelli's experiment on the barometric vacuum." DSB 10, 546. La deuxième partie a son propre faux-titre : "Usage et construction du cylindre arithmétique". "The arithmetic cylinder is a development of Napier's bones. Petit refers to Napier's invention of logarithms, but he believes that this apparatus in form of a band instead of "bones" is an improvement. Rare." Catalogue Weil 19, 56. Maire, Biblio. de Blaise Pascal 1, 226. La planche est en fac-similé sur papier d'époque. *****. In-12. [150 x 90 mm] Collation : (22), XXXVII, (3), 237 pp., 1 f. bl., (6), 22, (24) pp., 1 planche dépliante. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.)....

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        Relationi universali

      Perli Bertani. New edition, after the original was published in 1591 and 1593. Illustrated with 4 folding maps of Gioseppe Rosatio, Europe, Asia, America and Africa, on gray background. The work went through many reprints in the seventeenth. Full vellum flexible time. Back to nerves Jansenist. Title in black pen. Universal geography Botero is a way to assess the real power of all states. Botero writes his Relazioni in the wake of his great political work from reasons of state and can only be understood in its wake. If the work is a classic universal geography, with a description of all parts of the world then known in the first part, the remaining parts describe the world this time of political and religious point of view, favoring instead the Catholic evangelism Worldwide. The book was originally a request of Cardinal Borromeo on the state of Christianity in the world. The Relazioni are transmitting a geopolitical worldview, but under the terms of the Counter-Reformation. Botero trying to reach the geographical space and political space, providing Catholicism against the Reformation and its future expansion. Many modern geographers made of the work of the charter birth of modern geography by using methods employed by Botero, although the book offers a triple worldview (geographical, political and religious) and not unilaterally Geographic. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Perli Bertani In Venetia 1671 in-4 (16x22,8cm) (8) 747pp. (36) relié

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        The History of the Conquest of China by the Tartars. Together with an Account of Several remarkable things, concerning the Religion, Manners, and Customes of both Nations, but especially of the latter.

      London: W. Godbid, 1671. Octavo, with the four page advertisement of the bookseller Moses Pitt at the rear, some of the early pages a little dusted and a few marks throughout; but a very good copy in a recent period-style binding of dark calf, spine decorated and gilt, with russet morocco label. First edition of this important early work on China, now quite rare.The first major news from China to be reported in the Western world was the Manchu conquest of 1644, beginning with Father Martinio Martini's generally accurate De bello tartarico (1654), a work which traced the history of the hostility between the Chinese and the Tartars north of the Great Wall.Palafox y Mendoza, who held bishoprics in both Spain and Mexico, served briefly as the viceroy of New Spain. In addition to his ecclesiastical duties, Palafox was also in charge of the dispatch of vessels to the Philippines during his stay in Mexico. In this capacity he collected "letters and memorials" on events in China as they were forwarded to him, using them to prepare this work, the second European history of the Manchu conquest.He begins his account with the rebellion of Li Tzu-ch'êng and Chang Hsien-Chung in 1640, and provides a good history of the conflict. Moreover, although saddened by the revolt, Palafox does not revert to simply depicting the Manchus as barbarians, arguing that the collapse of the empire was due largely to slow deterioration and neglect. His work is now primarily known for his interest in Chinese government, religion, dress, customs, military techniques and manners (see Donald F. Lach & Edwin J. Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe, I, p. 356).

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        De Re vehiculari veterum libri duo

      Ex Officina Zunneriana typis Johannis Andreae. Rare first edition illustrated with 38 wood in the text and 4 figures engraved on copper mid-page (one repeated). A beautiful frontispiece Hoos.) Brunet, 29030. Half calf flat spine decorated in small corners. Green part of title, florets and nets waves. Binding late eighteenth century. 2/3 of the book have text browned, often strongly. The second part has no title page. John Scheffer (1621-1679) was born in Strasbourg, he was welcomed in Sweden by Queen Christina and appointed librarian of the academy and still got the protection of the queen chair of eloquence and public law at the University Upsala. He also wrote a history of Lapland. De re vehiculi is one of the most scholarly, on a matter which was not often studied, transportation in antiquity. This is the most comprehensive book on this subject. Brunet 29030. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Ex Officina Zunneriana typis Johannis Andreae Francofurti (Francfort) 1671 in-4 (21,4x17,5) (6)286pp. et 422pp. deux parties reliées en un volume

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        Testimonial letter for Michel Bauman, journeyman to the master Imperial gardener Johan Georg Geißner, incipit:] Des hoch und wohll gebohrnen Herrn Herrn Phillibbuß Ludwiguß deß heiligen römll: reichs Erb-Schotz Maister Graff von Sintzendarff .Laxenburg (near Vienna), 1735. Illustrated baroque testimonial letter in black and brown ink on parchment (34 x 60 cm plus a 4.5 cm flap at the foot), with the Sintzendorf coat of arms above centre (12 x 12 cm), illustrations of 4 exotic potted plants, flanking the text, and the text in richly decorated German gothic calligraphy and handwriting. With the crown above the coat of arms highlighted with gold. With slits through the foot to attach the seal, but lacking the seal itself.

      - For Sintzendorff: ADB XXXIV, pp. 408-412. A testimonial letter for a Hungarian journeyman gardener during his Wanderjahre, from Johan Georg Geißner, master "lust Gartner" at Schloss Laxenburg, outside Vienna, the principal summer residence of the Holy Roman Emperor, Karl VI. Philipp Ludwig Wenzel, Graf von Sinzendorff (1671-1742), was Imperial Erbschatzmeister, which apparently included responsibility for the gardens. Since 1721 he had also been director of the österreichischen Orientalischen Handelskompanie, so he may have had a hand in acquiring some of the garden's exotic plants. The document is folded up and has some minor stains on the back, but is in very good condition, though without the seal that would originally been attached with cords through the slits at the foot.

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        Recueil de pièces en prose et en vers.

      1671 - Rare édition originale de ce recueil de pièces par l'érudit normand Moisant de Brieux, considéré comme l'un des plus grands poètes de son temps.  Caen, Jean Cavelier, 1671. In-12 de (1) f.bl., (6) ff., 179 pp., (1), (1) f.bl. Relié en plein maroquin rouge, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs finement orné, double filet doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Lortic Fils. 140 x 80 mm. / Rare first edition of this collection of plays by the Norman scholar Moisant de Brieux, considered as one of the greatest poets of his time.  Caen, Jean Cavelier, 1671. 12mo [140 x 80 mm] of (1) bl. l., (6) ll., 179 pp., (1), (1) bl. l. Bound in red full morocco, gilt triple fillet on borders, inner gilt border, gilt over marbled edges. Lortic Fils. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les entretiens d'Ariste et d'Eugène

      (6), 438 pp., (9) Amsterdam, Jacques le Jeune, 1671, in-12, (6), 438 pp, (9), plein velin, dos lisse avec titre manuscrit, Première édition elzévirienne et la première dans ce format, publiée la même année que l'édition originale parisienne. L'ouvrage fut vanté par Voltaire et André Gide. Il se divise en six entretiens : la mer, la langue française, le secret, le bel esprit, le je ne sais quoi et les devises. Le père Bouhours fut l'ami et le conseiller de Racine, son étude appartient à la plus fine tradition littéraire française, dont la pertinence qui a exercé son influence dans les arts, ne se dément pas aujourd'hui. Le frontispice de Romain de Hooghe, représente Ariste et Eugène, devisant au bord de la mer devant une cité flamande et des vaisseaux. Écriture à l'encre sur le contre plat, note sur la page de titre. Tache d'encre sur la tranche.

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        Antiquitatum et Annalium Trevirensium libri XXV.

      Lüttich, Hovius 1671 - 2 Bände (in 1). Folio (37 x 24,5 cm). 14 Blatt, 626 Seiten, 14 Blatt, 1 weißes Bl.; 4 Blatt, 566 Seiten, 25 Blatt, 43 (recte 49) Seiten, 1 weißes Blatt. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 13 Textkupfern, davon 2 ganzseitig, 2 Textholzschnitten und 3 Druckermarken. Ohne die drei doppelseitigen Tafeln. Modernes Halbleder mit Rückentitel. Leicht altersfleckig oder schwach gebräunt. Kleine Bibl.-Stempel verso Titel. De Backer/Sommervogel II, 221. NDB II, 639. Älteste und bis heute unübertroffene Gesamtdarstellung der Trierer Geschichte, begonnen von Trierer Jesuit Christoph Brouwer (1559-1617), fortgeführt von Jacob Masen (1606-81). Das Manuskript Brouwers war schon 1591 fertiggestellt, die Veröffentlichung scheiterte aber an Differenzen mit dem Erzbischof Johann von Schönenberg. Schließlich sollte das Buch 1626 in Köln erscheinen, aber auch diesmal war es ein Trierer Erzbischof der es verhinderte. Christoph von Sötern lies wegen seines unseligen Streites mit der Abtei St. Maximin um deren Reichsunmittelbarkeit die bereits gedruckten Bögen beschlagnahmen, später wurden sie als Altpapier verkauft. Lange galt die Auflage als vernichtet, bis man aus geretteten Bögen, handschriftlich ergänzt, eine fast vollständige Ausgabe rekonstruieren konnte. Jakob Masen erweiterte das Werk dann um den Zeitraum 1600-1652. "Eine annalistisch-chronologische, heute noch wertvolle Darstellung der Geschichte des Trierischen Erzstifts." (NDB), "opus immortale" (Hontheim). Die Textkupfer zeigen u.a. eine Ansicht der Barbarathermen, des Erzbischöflichen Palastes, des Amphitheaters, eines Maximiner Sarkophages, einer Hypokaustenheizung, Neumagener Steindenkmäler (u.a. Bibliothek) der Römerbrücke und des Heiligen Rocks. Ca. 12 weitere Seiten mit Münzen. Es fehlen die drei Tafeln: Karte, Porta Nigra, Doppelblatt Igeler Säule, die jedoch als Kopien beigeheftet sind. Erstmals 1670 erschienen, hier im zweiten Druck von 1671. Mit Duplettenstempel der Harvard College Library. Breitrandiges, sehr gutes Arbeitsexemplar dieses wichtigsten Werkes zur Geschichte der Stadt und des Erzstiftes Trier. Falls Sie an einem vollständigen Exemplar interessiert sind, fragen Sie bitte nach.

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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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        A Map of all the Earth and after the Flood it was devided among the sons of Noah.

      Artist: Moxon/ VisscherNicolas Joseph; issued in: London; date: 1671 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Very good; size in cm : 32 x 46 - description: Decorative map of the world surrounded with pictures of biblical scenes.Numerous biblical vignettes, some with Hebrew lettering.North America is labeled with Japhet, and Eden is shown towards the cetner of the depiction of Asia. The vignettes are quite decorative. Joseph Moxon (1627 - 1691), hydrographer to Charles II, was an English printer of mathematical books and maps, a maker of globes and mathematical instruments, and mathematical lexicographer. He produced the first English language dictionary devoted to mathematics. In November 1678, he became the first tradesman to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. - Vita of the artist: Joseph Moxon (1627 - 1691), hydrographer to Charles II, was an English printer of mathematical books and maps, a maker of globes and mathematical instruments, and mathematical lexicographer. He produced the first English language dictionary devoted to mathematics. In November 1678, he became the first tradesman to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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        Dissertations académiques sur la nature du froid et du chaud ... Avec un discours sur la construction et l'usage d'un cylindre arithmétique, inventé par le mesme autheur....

      Paris, Olivier de Varennes, 1671. ____ Première édition de cet ouvrage qui traite de construction du cylindre arithmétique. Mathématicien et physicien, intendant général des ports et fortifications de France, Pierre Petit (1598-1667) faisait parti du groupe de savants qui se réunissait autour de Marin Mersenne. Petit "exemplified thoses investigators who, in contrast to the increasingly doctrinaire Cartesians, emphasized the importance of accurate experimental observation in validating scientific theories. (...) He worked with or knew many of the major scientists of the period. In 1646 he collaborated with Blaise Pascal in Rouen and repeated Torricelli's experiment on the barometric vacuum." DSB 10, 546. La deuxième partie a son propre faux-titre : "Usage et construction du cylindre arithmétique". "The arithmetic cylinder is a development of Napier's bones. Petit refers to Napier's invention of logarithms, but he believes that this apparatus in form of a band instead of "bones" is an improvement. Rare." Catalogue Weil 19, 56. Maire, Biblio. de Blaise Pascal 1, 226. La planche est en fac-similé sur papier d'époque. *****. In-12. [150 x 90 mm] Collation : (22), XXXVII, (3), 237 pp., 1 f. bl., (6), 22, (24) pp., 1 planche dépliante. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.)....

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        Kupferstich - Karte, aus Montanus, "Tabula Magellanica qua tierrae del Fuego".

      - mit Grenzkolorit, 1671, 29 x 35,5 Tooley, Mapmakers III, 272. - Mit maritimer Staffage, 2 Windrosen und 4 kolorierten Kartuschen, die Titelkartusche rechts unten.

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        De singularibus quibusdam & antiquis in Germania juribus & observatis. Kurtzer Tractat von unterschiedlichen Rechten in Teutschland. Frankfurt und Leipzig (recte: Hannover), Grentz o. J. (nach 1686). 8°. 7 Bll., 591 S., 8 Bll., mit gest. Titel, Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rückentitel.

      - VD 17 32:683125R - Dünnhaupt 3843, 41.2 - Faber du Faur 702 - Jantz 2266.- Titelauflage der ersten Ausgabe von 1671, wird in vielen Katalogen und Bibliographien fälschlich noch als Erstausgabe geführt. Eine von mehreren Druckvarianten. "Kompendium kurioser Rechtsaltertümer, darunter Beschwörung des glühenden Eisens, Femgericht, Handabhauen usw. Eine Fundgrube zur Volkskunde und Geschichte der Jurisprudenz" (Dünnhaupt).- Justus-Georgius Schottelius (* 23. Juni 1612 in Einbeck; ? 25. Oktober 1676 in Wolfenbüttel), Doctor beider Rechte, war Hof- und Kammerrat am Wolfenbütteler Hof. Er war Mitglied der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft und im Pegnesischen Blumenorden.- Die beiden Kartonbll. zu Lage X hier an den Schluß gebunden. Deren Doppelpaginierung (S. 323-326) wird durch den Zählsprung von 352 auf 357 wieder ausgeglichen.- Titel, gest. Titel verso u. Vorsatz gestempelt, gering gebräunt u. vereinzelt etw. fleckig, Ebd. gering fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les travaux de Mars ou la fortification nouvelle tant regulière, qu'irregulière. 3 Tle. in einem Band. Amsterdam, Janssonius van Waesberge 1672. 8°. 7 Bll., 247 S., 3 Bll.; 7 Bll., 272 S.; 7 Bll., 272 S., mit 3 gest. Titeln u. 301 (ganzs.) Textkupfern. Prgt. d. Zt.

      - Pohler III, 697 - vgl. Graesse IV, 354 u. Jähns 1344: "Das Werk ist eines der ausgezeichnetsten, welche in dieser Art veröffentlicht wurden."- Holländischer Nachdruck der ersten Ausgabe Paris 1671, mit den gestoch. Titeln der holländischen Ausgabe 1672, lediglich der Drucktitel zum dritten Teil ist ebenfalls 1672 datiert.- Eines der grundlegenden Werke zur Kriegskunst im 17. Jhdt.Der erste Teil beschäftigt sich mit der Befestigung regelmäßiger und unregelmäßiger Plätze, der zweite Teil mit dem Bau der Fortifikationen und der dritte Teil mit Angriff und Verteidigung dieser Befestigungen.- Die Kupfer zeigen Befestigungen, Kriegsgerät, Schlachtformationen etc., tls. im Hintergrund mit kleinen Stadtansichten, darunter Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Budapest, Brest, Lissabon, Madrid, Neapel, Speyer, Venedig, Wien.- Ebd. etw. fleckig, 1 Bl. mit kl. ergänzter Fehlstelle, sonst schönes Exemplar, sauber und frisch.# One of the basic works on the art of war in the 17th century, Dutch reprint in French by Janssonius in Amsterdam, one year after the first edition of Paris 1671.- Complete with 301 full page engravings; many with plans of the fortifications and views of European cities including, among others Amsterdam, Antwerp, Budapest, Brest, Douay, Arras, Lisbon, Barcelona, La Rochelle, Landrecy, Geneva, Madrid, Naples, Speyer, Venice, Vienna.- Binding somewhat spotty, otherwise nice copy, clean and fresh.

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        The history of Romish treasons and usurpations : together with a particular account of many gross corruptions and impostures in the Church of Rome, highly dishonourable and injurious to Christian religion : to which is prefixt a large preface to the Romanists

      London : Printed by J.C. for Tho. Basset 1671 - Folio. [40], 726, [8] pages. Contemporary full calf leather, red leather spine label. Rehinged and rejointed, wear and chipping to board edges. Minor toning/tanning, scattered foxing, soiling to title page. An anti-Catholic work by Henry Foulis, an Anglican Oxford theologian and controversist. Wing F1640B. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Curiöser Tractat genannt Das wieder gefundene Gesicht der sonst blinden Maulwürffe. Aus dem Lateinischen ins Deutsche übersetzet von M. M.

      31 S. Späterer Umschlag. Rosenthal, BMP, 5823 Vgl. Krivatsy 11812. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der 1671 in Altenburg bei Enoch erschienenen lateinischen Abhandlung "De visu talparum". - Interessante kleine Schrift über Maulwürfe, in dem der Pädagoge und Philosoph Thomasius (1622-1684) den Versuch unternimmt, den seit der Antike bestehenden Irrglauben der Maulwurf wäre blind oder hätte gar keine oder gar von Fell überzogene Augen zu widerlegen. Seine Argumentation ist belegt er jedoch nicht durch Untersuchungen des Tieres, sondern durch Logik: der Maulwurff ist ein solches Thier, das seine jungen lebendig gebühret, deshlaben muß er ja alle sensus haben. Denn das ist der Vernunfft gemäß, das ein soches Thier, das vollkommen ist gebohren worden, auch vollkommene Sinne haben müsse. (S. 31). Mit Besitzvermerk von Graf Joseph Ferdinand von Rheinstein und Tattenbach (1723-1802). - beim Übersetzer dürfte es sich um Marcus Molitor oder um den M(agister Johann Gottlieb) M(eister) handeln. - Seiten gebräunt, vereinzelte Flecken. Insgesamt wohlerhaltene seltene Schrift.

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