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        Littleton's Tenures, in French and English. With an Alphabetical Table of the Principle matters therein contained

      London John Streater, James Fletcher etc 1671. Covers rubbed. Outer hinges split. Some foxing. Double columns. Neat ink name to title page First Edition Contemporary sheep with raised bands and title label. Rubbed with some cracking to hinges 140mm x 180mm (6" x 7"). [xxii] + 438pp.

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        Physiognomie and Chiromancie Metoposcopie. The Symmetrical Proportions and Signal Moles of the Body Fully and Accurately Explained: With their Natural Predictive Significations both to Men and Women.... With the Subject of Dreams made Plain

      The Second Edition very much Enlarged. Period style half calf with marbled sides. VG : in very good condition. Frontispiece and title supplied in very good facsimile on period paper. Neat repairs to two preliminary leaves. 300mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). 376pp + index + 4 advertisement pages + rear Peroratio leaf. Frontispiece, engraved plate and full page engravings and woodcuts in the text. Contents comprise- 'The preface to the Ingenious and Courteous Readers' by the author followed by several laudatory poems prefacing the text and a commendatory note by William Lilly described as Student in Astrology. The first part of the text is concerned with Chiromancy. The Second Part or Second Book: 'Wherein is Treated of Physiogomy, Metroposcopy, Oneirocracy with many secrets thereunto belonging' was published in 1670 by Nathaniel Brooks. The Third book is described as 'The Physiognomie of Dreams'. The final section is 'A Treatise of the Moles of the Body of Man & Woman' also published in 1670.

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        Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of The Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, In Two Parts

      Third Edition. Half-leather cover with brown cloth covered boards five raised bands and six compartments with blind stamped emblems. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. 19th Century rebind with new and marbled endpapers. Frontispiece re-laid and edge repairs in places to prelims. Minor hole in page 86 of part 1 and 4 cm tears to corresponding 3 pages. Occasional Foxing. Aeg. Engraved bookplate to rear of title page dated 1702. Bookplate to front paste down. 310mm x 190mm (12" x 7"). Title page & frontispiece (4), Dedicatory Epistle to King Charles (2),To The Reader (1), General Table (3), To The Reader (4), Title Page (1), The Life of Francis Bacon (17), Part 1, 222, Part 1 continued with title page 99 + list of Bacon's works(1), bla. Engraved Portrait Frontispiece also contains wood-cut head pieces and initials. The Third Edition, According to the best Corrected Copies, Together With His Lordships Life by William Rawley.

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        Opera

      Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Joannem Blaeu, 1671. Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Joannem Blaeu, 1671. One volume in two - Volume One - [36], 446pp and Volume Two - 447-822pp, [78]. Later (late-18thC) full-calf, uniformly bound, raised bands, double contrasting author / volume labels to spines, gilt to compartments and bands, gilt border to covers, all edges marbled with blue paste endpapers. Volume one lacks volume label and is also slightly chipped to head, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally lightly browned, but generally fairly clean. Previous owners name to title and first page of text. Additional engraved title. "This scarce Variorum edition of Ausonius was preceded by one of Tollius's in 12mo 1669, whose notes are incorporated in it. This second presents us also with everything valuable to be found in prior editions, and may justly therefore be treasured by the collector of rare books" (Dibdin I, page 346 (4th ed.)). Latin text. First Thus. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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        A Sketch of the Life and Projects of John Law of Lauriston,comptroller General of the finances in France

      Quarto, 29.0 x 23.0 cm, original blue paper wrappers, uncut, pp.(4) + ii + 48, paper wrappers with short tear, an excellent copy, preserved in a marbled portfolio with ties.ESTC T8458. Kress B2240. Goldsmith 14941.RARE FIRST EDITION of the earliest published biography in English of the Scottish economist John Law. The dedication is to William Davidson of Muirhead. The son of a prosperous banker John Law [1671-1729] devoted his entire life to making proposals for the establishment of banks, both in Scotland and on the Continent, convinced as he was that the key to economic prosperity lay in augmenting the base of metallic currencies with paper money, particularly paper money backed by land holdings. He was appointed Controller General of Finances in France by the regent Philippe dOrleans in 1716 and the became the architect of the Mississippi Bubble. Law was dismissed from his post in 1720.His principal theories on money and banking, giving a detailed account of his plan to replace specie with paper currency based on land and of his proposals for a state bank were published in his Money and trade considered, published anonymously in Edinburgh in 1705. Law is described by Schumpeter as "in the front rank of monetary theorists of all times". Antoin Murphy writes "Money and trade in particular is a seminal work....In it Law discussed not only the money/inflation issue, but, more significantly, the money/output issue. He was contending that money was linked, not just to the price level, but also to output ? or trade, as it was then called. Law wanted to show that an expansion of money supply could increase output and employment in an economy characterised by unemployment and under-utilisation of resources. At the same time, he produced a highly innovative approach to macroeconomic theorizing..."The author of this biography John Wood was to publish in 1794 an account of John Law?s ancestral village entitled The Ancient and Modern State of the Parish of Cramond.

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        THE HONOUR OF CHIVALRY or The famous and delectable history of Don Bellianis of Greece.

      London 1671 - Continuing as well the valiant exploits of that magnanimous and heroick Prince, son to the Emperor Don Bellaneo of Greece; as also the wars between him and the Souldan of Persia. Wherein is likewise described the strange and dangerous adventures that befel him in the prosecution of his love towards the Princess Florisbella, daughter to the Souldan of Babylon. His releasing of her father the Souldan from a strange enchantment, and vanquishing the Emperor of Trebizond.Now newly written in English by F.K. First part only of 3 of second edition of Francis Kirkman's translation, printed by Tho. Johnson, for Francis Kirkman and are to be sold at his shop, 1671. Small 4to, 175 x 125 mm, 6¾ x 5 inches, printed mainly in black letter, pages (2), 1-32, 49-96, 90-93, LACKING 2 LEAVES C2 AND C3, pagination is erratic but catchwords to the rest of the text follow on, as does the register, curiously the title page has been replaced by the title page of the second part, which was identical to that of the first part except for the words "The Second Part" placed after the title, bound in full antique calf, blind ruled panels to covers, gilt rules and raised bands, lacking spine label. Covers lightly scuffed, head and tail of spine and corners slightly rubbed, front inner paper hinge cracked but binding tight and firm, title page and first page of text dusty and slightly marked with ink, first 5 leaves have neat paper repairs to either a margin or the top corner, 4 further margin repairs further on, pages age browned throughout, some upper margins trimmed just shaving the running title, occasional pale staining and light damp staining, no loss of legibility, some old ink writing in a couple of places, small piece torn from 1 lower margin, tiny hole in text on 2 pages with loss of a couple of letters, still easily understandable. Binding tight and firm. A defective copy of Part I of a very scarce work, (lacking 2 leaves as noted). The source of this novel of knight errantry is one of the continuations of the Spanish medieval romance Amadis of Gaul. This one, Historia del valeroso e invencible Principe don Belianis de Grecia, is attributed to the Spanish writer Geronimo Fernandez and the earliest English translation of this popular romance appears to have been published in 1598. It was newly translated from either Spanish or an Italian version by Francis Kirkman and his version first published in 1664. Kirkman (1632 - c. 1680) appears in many roles in the English literary world of the second half of the seventeenth century, as a publisher, bookseller, librarian, author, translator and bibliographer. He was an enthusiast for popular literature and wrote and published romances of his own. He was also famous for one of the earliest circulating libraries which consisted of his collection of over 800 plays. His catalogues of plays constitute his most important contribution to literary history. Images sent on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Pagus Hispanorum in Florida

      London, 1671. No Binding. Near Fine. 10 ¾ x 14 inches. Fine hand color; excellent condition. Richly colored, finely detailed view of the oldest city in the United States. The northernmost bastion of the Spanish empire in America, the city is here depicted during a time of strength and prosperity with a busy harbor, lively scenes of trade, and its fort in good repair. The three Spanish galleons in the harbor are especially well delineated. The mountains in the background suggest that the view is at least partially fictional. Deak, G. G. Picturing America, no. 50.

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        Repertorium juris Bavarici electoralis. Das ist General Register, Oder: Kurtzer Begriff und Inhalt der Chur Bayrischen Landrechten, Erklärten Landsfreyheit, Gerichts- Gant- Policey- Malefitz- und anderer Ordnungen nach dem Alphabet [.]. Anjetzt Von newem Revidiert, Corrigiert, und in vilem vermehrt.,

      München, Johann Jäcklin, 1671. - Der Verfasser stammt aus Mainburg, studierte in Ingolstadt und und war kurfürstlicher Hofgerichtsadvokat in München. - Einband leicht bestoßen. Alter Besitzvermerk a. Titel. Tlw. etw. gebräunt, stockfleckig bzw. wasserrandig. Ein Erratablatt mit kl. Ausriß m. min. Textverlust. - Nicht im VD17; vgl. VD17, 12:125035V (Ausgabe 1650 unter Khraysser); vgl. Jöcher II, 2081. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 8°. 4 Bll., 585 (1) S., 5 Bll. (die letzten beiden weiß), Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. 2 Schließen.

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        LES CONFESSIONS DE SAINT AUGUSTIN - TRADUITES EN FRANCOIS / NOUVELLE EDITION.

      PIERRE LE PETIT 1671 - R320022925: 576 pages - Augmenté d'un frontispice - Quelques annotations a l'encre noire sur la page de garde et page de titre - Plats et coins frottés - Dos a 5 nerfs, frottés et fané - Mors fendus. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coronae. Opus X. libris distinctum; quibus res omnis coronaria è priscorum eruta & collecta monumentis continetur

      Leiden, Gelder 1671.. 8°. 8 Bll., 730 S., 19 Bll. (Index u. Errata). Mit gest. Tit. u. 1 Titelvign. Pgmt. d. Zt. In gutem Zustand Brunet IV, 404; Graesse V, 148 - Charles Paschal (1547-1623), war französischer Schriftsteller und Diplomat. Er diente unter Heinrich IV. als französ. Botschafter in England. Zweite Ausgabe (die EA erschien 1610) dieses seltenen und ungewöhnlichen Werkes über Kronen.

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        De rachitide

      Leiden: Driehuysen & Lopez, 1671. 3. 8vo.Engraved title showing rickety child being treated, [18]427,[1]pp.Text woodcuts. 160 x 95mm. Contemporary vellum, a little rubbed, front hinge needs repair. Tear in engraved title repaired & some browning but a good copy. Third edition of the best account of rickets to date and one of the earliest English books in pediatrics. This edition features a handsome engraved title showing treatment of rickets. See G-M 3729. Waller 3590. Not in Wellcome.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com ]
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        "The history of the late revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogol: together with the most considerable passages,for 5 years following in that Empire. To which is added, A letter to the Lord Colbert, touching the extent of Indostan; the circulation of the gold and silver of the world, to discharge it self there; as also the riches, forces, and justice of the same: and the principal cause of the decay of the states of Asia...English'd out of French"

      Moses Pitt London: Moses Pitt. 1671. "2 volumes in 1, 12mo, pp. 258, 176, 102; 1 fold-out map; modern brown buckram, gilt lettering on spine, some shelf wear; worming in margins, tape repair to title page verso. Title page of volume II reads ""Particular Events; or the most considerable passages after the war of five years, or thereabouts, in the Empire of the Great Mogol"". ""A more curious and entertaining work than Bernier's Travels can hardly be imagined; the lively style of the author, combined with his intelligence, and the extraordinary nature of the scenes he witnessed render his work altogether more like a glowing romance than a detail of real events"" (Lownes). ""Bernier, a French physician, was one of those travellers like della Valle who was lured abroad for the sake of gratifying curiosity. Of much learning, especially in the philosophy of Gassendi, whose opinions and discoveries he inherited, capable of penetrating to the ultimate causes of an event, he proved to be a political and social historian of the first magnitude His work is particularly valuable for its record of the struggle of the four sons of Shah Jahan to secure the throne, which finally fell to the fourth, Aurangzib. At the court of the Mogul, with whom he was a favorite, he spent twelve years. He notes in detail the weakness inherent in the Mogul system of inheritance… the rapacity of the governors; the corruption of its military leaders; and the rottenness of the land system, together with the miserable state of the lower classes"" (Cox I, p. 274, quoting Oaten's Early Travellers and Travel in India). "

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        TRACTATUS DE CORDE, ITEM DE MOTU & COLORE SANGUINIS, & CHYLI IN EUM TRANSITU

      Apud Danielem Elsevirium Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1671. Third Edition . Hardcover. Exceptionally Fine Copy of the "Next Great Advance after Harvey in the Physiology of Blood Circulation" 165 x 98 mm (6 1/2 x 3 7/8"). 8 p.l., 237, [1] pp. (without final blank). Third Edition. Extremely pleasing contemporary speckled calf, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, spine panels with central gilt palmette. Printer';s woodcut device on title page and six folding woodcut anatomical plates. Front free endpaper with ink scribble (from a recalcitrant pen?) and three lines of notes in an early hand, apparently having to do with purchase details. PMM 149; Garrison-Morton 761 (these two for the first printing); Berghman 588; Waller 6048; Wellcome III, 552; Rahir 1534; Willems 1447. Rear joint with one inch of worming at tail, tiny evidences of worming elsewhere in the leather, a little wear at top of spine, last plate with small, faint dampstain along head edge, text with vague overall browning in places, other trivial imperfections, but AN EXTREMELY FINE CONTEMPORARY COPY, the insubstantially made book still entirely solid, with little wear to the binding, and THE TEXT AND PLATES VERY FRESH AND CLEAN. One of the most prominent English physiologists of his day, Lower (in Norman's words) "made the next great advance after Harvey in the physiology of blood circulation when he determined experimentally, with the assistance of Robert Hooke, that venous blood is changed to arterial blood in the lungs by virtue of its contact with air. The experiments leading to this discovery are reported in the third chapter of Lower's 'De Corde,' a work that also contains a number of other important observations, such as the scroll-like structure of the cardiac muscle (confirmed 250 years later by Mall), the heart's contractive and expulsive movements, the tamponade effect of pericardial effusion, and the limiting effect of pericardial adhesions on the heart." The fourth chapter here gives details of blood transfusions Lower (1631-91) made between dogs in February of 1665 and between humans in November of 1667, among the very first such operations to be performed. An edition appeared in London in 1669, and that "is usually considered to be the first." (Heirs of Hippocrates) All early editions are in Latin, and while none of them can be said to be extremely rare, it is difficult to imagine a contemporary copy in better condition than the present one.

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        Eigentliche Abbildung der Hochgräflichen Residenz Statt und Festung Oldenburg." Ansicht aus der Vogelschau

      Kupferstich aus der Winkelmann-Chronik 1671. 35.7x48.2 cm. - Eckhardt / Elerd 25 - Harms, Kartographie S. 136 - Ansicht aus der Vogelschau mit naher Umgebung in Ostorientierung. Die dekorative Kartusche mit Fruchtgirlande, Wappen und allegorischen Figuren. Unter der Darstellung die Legende 1 - 32 der Hautpgebäude, Straßen und Plätze, Mühlen, Teiche, Gärten und Flüsse. Oben bis zur Einfassungslinie, seitlich unter Verlust der Einfassungslinie aber ohne Abbildungsverlust beschnitten. Kurze Einrisse und kleine Fehlstellen in alter, geglätteter Faltung restauriert.

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        "The history of the late revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogol: together with the most considerable passages,for 5 years following in that Empire. To which is added, A letter to the Lord Colbert, touching the extent of Indostan; the circulation of the gold and silver of the world, to discharge it self there; as also the riches, forces, and justice of the same: and the principal cause of the decay of the states of Asia...English'd out of French"

      London: Moses Pitt. 1671. "2 volumes in 1, 12mo, pp. 258, 176, 102; 1 fold-out map; modern brown buckram, gilt lettering on spine, some shelf wear; worming in margins, tape repair to title page verso. Title page of volume II reads ""Particular Events; or the most considerable passages after the war of five years, or thereabouts, in the Empire of the Great Mogol"". & & ""A more curious and entertaining work than Bernier's Travels can hardly be imagined; the lively style of the author, combined with his intelligence, and the extraordinary nature of the scenes he witnessed render his work altogether more like a glowing romance than a detail of real events"" (Lownes). ""Bernier, a French physician, was one of those travellers like della Valle who was lured abroad for the sake of gratifying curiosity. Of much learning, especially in the philosophy of Gassendi, whose opinions and discoveries he inherited, capable of penetrating to the ultimate causes of an event, he proved to be a political and social historian of the first magnitude His work is particularly valuable for its record of the struggle of the four sons of Shah Jahan to secure the throne, which finally fell to the fourth, Aurangzib. At the court of the Mogul, with whom he was a favorite, he spent twelve years. He notes in detail the weakness inherent in the Mogul system of inheritance… the rapacity of the governors; the corruption of its military leaders; and the rottenness of the land system, together with the miserable state of the lower classes"" (Cox I, p. 274, quoting Oaten's Early Travellers and Travel in India). "

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        PRAXIS ECCLESIASTICA ET SAECULARIS IN TRES PARTES DISTRIBUTA. I.- JURISDICTIONEM ECCLESIASTICAM, CIVILEM ET CRIMINAL. II.- TRACTAT DE CAUSIS MATRIMONIALIBUS. III.- PLURIMAS QUAESTIONES AD UTRUMQUE FORUM.

      - Lugduni, Off. Anissoniana, 1671,gran folio pergamino, 30 h.+ 436 págs. CANONICO

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        Composizione e passioni dè Vetri, overo dimostrazioni fisico-matematiche delle Gocciole, e dè Fili del Vetro, che rotto in qualsisia parte tutto quanto si stritola

      Giovanni Vincenzo Bonfigli 1671 Livorno, Giovanni Vincenzo Bonfigli, 1671. In 8vo; cc. 10 n.nn., pp. 96. Diagrammi intercalati nel testo. Pergamena coeva. All?inizio un breve trattato di Francesco Redi: Osservazioni intorno a quelle Gocciole e Fili di Vetro, che rotte in qualsiasi parte tutte quante si stritolano. Rara edizione originale. Riccardi II, 395; Cat.of 17th Century Italian Books in the British Library, pag. 796.

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        Institutions de Physique.Paris: Prault, 1740. First edition.

      A fine copy of "the first new theoretical physics book to appear in France since 1671. [Du Chatelet] was troubled, as were most French scientists, by the lack of a physical explanation for Newton's mathematical physics, and various metaphysical concepts are introduced. The allegorical frontispiece shows muses of the sciences at the bottom and a female figure climbing to a naked figure, perhaps representing Truth. The figures at the top probably represent Descartes, Newton, and Leibniz." (Ronald Smeltzer, <i>Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine</i>, no. 7).. 8vo (191 x 124 mm), contemporary French calf, fully complete with engraved frontispiece, pp. [8], 450, [28] and 11 engraved folding plates

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        Jemping

      Montanus, Arnold, Amsterdam 1671 - Beautiful view of Jemping (modern day Nanping) in Fukien province in South East China with centerfold. From "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld". Copper plate engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 11" x 13.5".

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        EL REY GALLO, y discursos de la Hormiga, viage discursivo del mundo y ingratitud del hombre

      - En Madrid, por Bernardo de Villa-Diego. Año de 1671. A costa de Antonio Ribero, Librero, Vendese en su casa, à la subida de la Red de S. Luis.8º, pasta espa, hilo dorado enmarcando los planos, nervios. tejuelos 8 hs. + 299 p. + 5 hs.PRIMERA EDICIÓNRef:Palau, 300575

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        Epistel-Predigten auff die Apostel-Tage durchs gantze Jahr. Worinnen der Text allemahl deut- und gründlich erkläret, und bey jedem Theile des Textes eine Lehre oder Morale außgeführet, und auff den Text gerichtet wird. 4 Teile (von insgesamt 6): Winter-Teil 1 und 2, Fest-Teil, Apostel-Teil

      Braunschweig, Zilliger 1671 -1674. 35 cm. In 1 Band. (2), 5, (1), 443, (1); 343, (17); (6), 256); 146, (4) Seiten Pergamentband der Zeit - BBKL II, 223f - Gesenius (1601 - 1673) war unter anderem Hofprediger des Herzogs Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg und Generalsuperintendent der Fürstentümer Calenberg-Göttingen und Grubenhagen. Er "hat der hannoverschen Kirche das Gepräge eines gemäßigten Luthertums gegeben und die wichtigsten Bücher für den Gottesdienst und den Religionsunterricht geschaffen" (BBKL). Die einzelnen Teile: Der Erste Winter-Theil. Vom Ersten Advent bis an den Ersten Sontag in der Fasten Invocavit. 1672 (VD17 23:658847U). Ohne das Widmungsblatt für Herzog Anton Ulrich; Der Andere Winter-Theil, Vom dritten Sonntag in der Fasten, Oculi, bis an Pfingsten. 1671 (VD17 23:626972N); Der Fest-Theil. 1674 (VD17 23:626979R). Enthält nach dem Titel zusätzlich 2 Blatt "Judicium und Bedenken, Was von Postillen.. zu halten" von Andreas Kesler, Superintendent zu Coburg; Der Apostel-Theil. 1674 (VD17 547:630626W). Einband etwas fleckig, Blattränder stellenweise fleckig -

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        L'Incredulité scavante, et la credulité ignorante: au sujet des magiciens et des sorciers, avecque la response à un livre intitulé Apologie pour tous les grands personnages, qui ont esté faussement soupconnés de Magie. Par le P. Jacques d'Autun, Predicateur Capucin.

      Lyons: Jean Molin, 1671 - Quarto (220 x 160 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments, red and brown sprinkled edges. Binding rubbed and scuffed, with small leather loss at foot of front joint, title page marked from over-enthusiastic edge-sprinkling, occasional minor staining elsewhere, a very good copy. Woodcut vignette on title, woodcut initials, and head- and tailpieces. First edition, a reply to Gabriel Naudé's sceptical Apologie pour tous les grands personnages, qui ont été faussement soupçonnés de magie, recently republished in 1669. Jacques de Chevanes (c.1608&#150;1678) of Autun had personal experience of a witch-hunt in Burgundy in 1648/9, and he includes extracts from a 1670 interview with a woman accused of sorcery and witchcraft. Addressed to the parlement of Dijon, the book is written largely from a legalistic point of view, though with lengthy digressions, for example on astrology. Lynn Thorndike suggests that its title was a deliberate echo of the English anti-sceptical work On Credulity and Incredulity in Things Natural, Civil and Divine (1668) by Méric Casaubon. The book walks a middle way between scepticism and credulity: Chevanes argues that sorcerers are few in number and that their redemption and regeneration is both possible and preferable to their judicial execution. Caillet 2333.

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        Dissertationes de praestantia et usu numismatum antiquorum. Edition secunda

      Danielem Elsevirium (Elsevir), Amsterdam, 1671. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. The second edition of this important numismatic book by the scholar, ambassador and tutor to Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine. In text illustrations of coins throughout. Vellum cracked at joints and soiled, but binding intact and firm. [46], 917, [51 (index)] pp. Lacking the frontis. Size: Octavo (8vo). Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner&#39;s signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Inventory No: 042306. .

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        Tuba Stentoro-Phonica, An Instrument of Excellent Use, As well at Sea, as at Land; Invented, and variously Experimented in the Year 1670. And Humbly Presented to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty Charles II. In the Year, 1671. The Instruments (or Speaking-Trumpets) of all Sizes and Dimensions, are Made and Sold by Mr. Simon Beal, one of his Majesties Trumps: in Suffolk-Street

      London, Printed by W. Godbid, and are to be Sold by M. Pitt..., 1671. FIRST EDITION. Folio, 295 x 200 mms., pp. [ii], 14, with five illustrations of trumpets and acoustical phenomena on the verso of the title-page, and pages 2, 6, 8, and 10, title-page and page 12 printed in red and black, late 18th century calf spine, marbled boards (slightly worn); without the portrait found in some copies, small paper flaw in C2, very slight browning of margins with a few very minor abrasions. From the Macclesfield Library, with the armorial bookplate date 1860 on the front paste-down end-paper and the small Macclesfield crest in blind on the first two leaves. Sir Samuel Morland (1625 - 1695) was interested in mathematics, natural philosophy, and languages from an early age and was a fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. One of his students was Samuel Pepys, who recorded his presence at a dinner in 1660 when no one "did give him any respect, he being looked upon by...all men as a knave." Later in 1668, when Pepys was invited to see the calculating machine that Morland had invented, he observed that the invention was "very pretty, but not very useful." Of this particular invention, Alan Marshall in the Oxford DNB says "Early work on a speaking trumpet, said to be Morland&#39;s own invention, culminated in the 1670s with his experiments in St James&#39;s Park before Charles II and a number of courtiers. With the king&#39;s encouragement various types of trumpet were manufactured and used, the three largest being sent off to Deal Castle for trials there. The navy was also given orders for their use at sea. It was claimed that voices could be heard at a distance of over a mile...." His trumpets were much talked about in the late 17th century, but it was another 150 years before the modern tuba found a place in orchestras. Morland&#39;s tuba looks more like an early trumpet or cornet, or even a trombone without the slide. As a method for gathering and projecting sound, it was in advance of anything in its day. RISM Écrits p.597 (3 copies); Wing M 2783; Gregory & Bartlett ii, 75.

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        De Pileo, Caeterisque Capitis Tegminibus Tam Sacris, Quam Profanis (On the Hat, All About Headcoverings, Sacred and Secular) Bound with De Toga Romana Commetarius (Commentary on the Roman Toga)

      Amsterdam: Andrea Frisii (Andreas Frisisu), 1671. Two wonderful titles on ancient fashion bound in one volume. For De Pileo: All 31 engravings (3 folding, 21 full-page including the half-title, and 7 partial-page including the title page) present. Complete: half-title, title-page, 8 introductory pages, 379 text pages, and 39 index pages. For De Toga: Large folded engraving is present. Complete: 84 pages including title page, introduction and text with 12 additional index pages. Tight binding with cracked hinges/gutters. Clean pages; several owners&#39; names/info in preliminary pages including a small bookplate. One of the blank preliminary pages has a clipped upper corner. Fold-out illustrations are in nice shape; two short closed tears to large toga fold-out. Some soiling and minor wear to boards. Heavily worn spine covering is missing label.. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Engraved by Corn.Galle after designs by Raymond de Hooge. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

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        Map of Brazil] Brasilia.

      Amsterdam 1671 - [Amsterdam], ca. 1671. Uncoloured copper engraved map ca. 29x36 cm (11 ½ x 14 in). Original fold marks, blank on verso, otherwise a strong impression and overall a very good map. A map from Montanus' famous work "De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld" (Amsterdam, 1671). "Excellent map of the eastern part of Brazil based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz and an earlier map by Blaeu. Extensive detail in coastal regions with the interior left largely blank except for some conjectural river systems. The Linea Aequinoctialis is prominently shown dividing the Spanish and Portuguese colonial claims. Richly embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses and sailing ships. European traders, Indians and putti surround the title and scale of miles cartouches" (Old World Auctions).

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        Jemping

      Amsterdam: Montanus, Arnold, 1671. unbound. very good. Copper plate engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 11" x 13.5". Beautiful view of Jemping (modern day Nanping) in Fukien province in South East China with centerfold. From "Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld".

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        Bau-Kunst, Das ist: Künstliche und gründliche Bau-Kunst, Das ist: Künstliche und gründliche Beschreibung Von dem Gebrauch Der Fünff Säulen. Aus rechtem Fundament mit allerhand schönen Gesimsern und Capitälen, auch wie man sich mit den Säulen, nach Gelegenheit deß Platzes verhalten soll, welches alle Werckmeister sollen wol ergründen recht zusammen setzen, damit der Bau-Kunst zierlich und nutzlich mit ihrem Lob und Vortheil könne gebraucht werden. Den Bildhauern, Schreinern, Mahlern, Steinmetzen, und allen deß Circkels, Linials, Richtscheid, und anderer dergleichen Bedienten, sehr nutzlich, mit den darzu gehörigen Figuren. Vorgestellt Durch Jacob Schöfferle zu St. Stephans Retenberg im Algew

      Augsburg, Schönig 1671. 32 cm. (8), 2, 44 Seiten mit 25 Kupfertafeln von H. J. (= Johann Georg) Bodenehr und Simon Grimm d. Ä., Titelbordüre und Titelvignette, Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt. Umschlag - Gier / Janota 983f - Lotz 1965 - Nagler, Monogr IV, 4105 (Grimm) - VD17 1:082693F - Einzige Ausgabe, gedruckt für Johann Wehe. Das Werk ist die mathematische Grundlage der Säulen- und Architravordnung. "... das bei Johann Wehe erschienene Säulenbuch von Jakob Schöfferle, der in Rettenberg im Allgäu ansässig war ... Die Schrift wendet sich bereits im Titel explizit an die Bauhandwerker, den Bildhauern, Schreinern, Malern, Steinmetzen und allen des Zirkels, Lineals, Richtscheit und anderer dergleichen Bedienten" (Gier / Janota 968f). Die Kupfer geben die Maßverhältnisse wieder. Insgesamt sauberes Exemplar, stellenweise papierbedingt schwach gebräunt -

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        ANNALES ECLESIASTICOS Y SECULARES DE LA MUY NOBLE Y MUY NOBLE Y MUY LEAL CIUDAD DE SEVILLA, metropoli de la Andaluzia. Que contienen sus mas principales memorias.

      - Desde el año de 1246. En que emprendio conquistarla del poder de los Moros, el gloriosisimo Rey S. Fernando Tercero de Castilla, y Leon, hasta el de 1671. en que la Catolica Iglesia le concedió el culto, y titulo de Bienaventurado.Formados por. y ofrecidos al Excelentissimo Señor Don Iuan Francisco de la Cerda Henriquez de Ribera.En Madrid: En la Imprenta Real. Por Iuan Garcia Infançon. A costa de Florian Anisson, Mercader de Libros. 1677.Folio, perg. Frontis firmado por Marco de Orozco, 1677 + portada a dos tintas con orla calcográfica + 2 hs. con orla calcográfica, primera con escudo calcográfico firmado por Marco Orozco.+ 8 hs. + 817 p. + 10 hs. + 1 h. con colofón.Exlbiris de Joaquín Abaurre. PRIMERA EDICIÓN, excepcional ejemplar.Ref:Palau, V, 389"El Marques de Mondejar y Muñoz Romero, calificaron esta obra de útil e incomparable en su género".

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        (Terrae- Mariae) Nova (et) Virginiae Tabula

      Amsterdam, 1671. No Binding. Near Fine. 11 3/8 x 13 7/8 inche. Fine hand color; old manuscript additions to title, excellent condition. Attractively colored example of this edition of Capt. John Smith&#39;s landmark map, based on the first survey of the Chesapeake Bay. Curiously, the map is illustrated with images of a llama, goat, and unicorn, which were evidently considered by Europeans to be native to Virginia. In early ink, Maryland ("Terre-Mariae") was added to the title. Although the map itself is based on the Blaeu-Hondius engraving of the Smith map, all three cartouches on Ogilby-Montanus were newly added. Tooley, America, Derivative 8, pp. 168-69; Stephenson & McKee, Map I-6, pp. 30-1.

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        de.

      Voyage des pais septentrionaux. Dans lequel se void les murs, maniere de vivre, & superstitions des norweguiens, lappons, kiloppes, borandiens, syberiens, samojedes, zembliens, & islandois, enrichi de plusieurs figures. Paris, chez L. Vendosme, 1671. Liten 8:o. Extra grav. titelblad,(13,1 blank),189,200-01 s. Med grav. illustrationer i texten. Fint stänkdekorerat pappbd från 1700-talets slut med nött rosa titeletikett i papp. Stänkta snitt. Sista sidan förstärkt i yttermarginalen. Ett äldre försättsblad med gamla anteckningar, sannolikt av Warmholtz, medbundet.. Bring Itineraria Svecana 55. Schiötz Itineraria Norvegica 563a***. Vare sig Bring eller Schiötz har uppmärksammat hoppet i pagineringen, dock rättar den senare uppgiften i sitt supplement. Som vanligt saknas det grav. porträttet av författaren, vilket i enstaka fall återfinns på baksidan av "extraict du privilege du roy". Detta är den första upplagan av la Martinières reseskildring. Författaren var en fransk läkare, sannolikt född i Rouen, och den förste fransman, som publicerat en sjöresa längs norra Europas kust. Han befann sig i Köpenhamn, då det dansk-norska handelskompaniet beslöt sig för att skicka tre fartyg till kusterna längst upp i norr för att inhämta upplysningar om eventuella affärsmöjligheter. Under denna färd, som tog sin början i februari 1653, besökte författaren även Bohuslän, men vad han skriver om detta landskap är mycket obetydligt. Han kan även möjligen ha besökt svenska lappmarken

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        Resuscitatio: Or, Bringing into Publick Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping...in Two Parts, 3rd Edition

      WILLIAM LEE, 1671. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Leather bound. 254, 100, [14], 62, [3], 58, [9], 92, [10], 26. Rebacked. Five raised bands and six compartments. Red spine label with gilt border and lettering. Tight binding and good covers Light scattered foxing throughout. Pages framed. Interior pages are clean, unmarked and in excellent condition.<br> William Rawley, Bacon&#39;s personal secretary and chaplain, prepared this work from Baconâ&#128;&#153;s papers. The third edition is the most complete collection of shorter and posthumous pieces of the great Lord Chancellor of England, much expanded from the earlier editions of 1657 and 1662. <br><br>References: Gibson 229; Wing B319<br> Please see our photos. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        Recueil de Po?sies Chr?tiennes et Diverses

      Paris - Pierre le Petit, 1671 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarcefirst edition of thiscollection of Christian poetry from French writer Jean de la Fontaine, in the original French. Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century, generally famed for his Fables. His collections of poetry are less widely known. La Fontaines many miscellaneous writings include much occasional verse in a great variety of poetic forms and dramatic or pseudodramatic pieces such as his first published work, LEunuque (1654), and Climne (1671), as well as poems on subjects as different as Adonis (1658, revised 1669), La Captivit de saint Malc (1673), and Recueil de Posies Chrtiennes et Diverses (1670). With an engraved frontispiece depicting angels. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally sound, but a trifle rubbed. Joints starting, but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Roden to the front pastedown. Pages are mildly age-toned as expected, but generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD.

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        Spicilegium anatomicum, continens observationum anatomicarum rariorum centuriam unam: nec non osteogeniam foetum.

      Amsterdam, A. Frisius, 1671. - Amsterdam, A. Frisius, 1670. Gestochenes Frontispiz, wiederholte gestochene Titelvignette, 30 (13 blattgroße) Textkupfer und 9 gefaltete Kupfertafeln, (11 Bl.), 280 S.- Angebunden: Kerckring, Theodor: Anthropogeniae ichnographia. Sive conformatio foetus ab ovo usque ad ossificationis principia, in supplementum Osteogeniae foetuum. 4°. Gestochene Titelvignette, 1 blattgroßes Textkupfer, (4 Bl.), 14 S. Dekorativer Halblederband im Stil der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe eines vollständiges Exemplars mit dem häufig fehlenden Frontispiz und beigebundenem Supplement. - Garrison/Morton 383 (nur Spicilegium); Norman 1209-19; Krivatsy 6345-46; Waller 5268 &5270; Goldschmid 45 (Spicil.). Ein berühmter Klassiker der Anatomie und Embryologie, schön gedruckt und reich illustriert. 'Kerckring, a physician at Amsterdam and a fellow-worker of Ruysch, added a number of original observations to anatomical knowledge. In this handsome volume, with its thirty-nine interesting and accurately drawn plates, he describes the valvulae conniventes (now sometimes called the 'valves of Kerckring') of the small intestine. He also made noteworthy investigations of the fetal bones, described in the second section of this book' (Heirs of Hippocrates 632). Im Grundwerk folgt auf Blatt 11 der Vorstücke das Supplement. - Teils gering stockfleckig, minimal gebräunt. Alter Namenszug auf Titel oben. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Saunders Physiognomie,

      London, by H. Brugis for Nathaniel Brook, , 1671. and Chiromancie, Metoposcopie, The Symmetrical Proportions and Signal Moles of the Body, Fully and accurately explained; with their Natural Predictive Significations both to Men and Women. Being Delightful and Profitable: with The Subject of Dreams made plain: Whereunto is Added The Art of Memory. The Second Edition very much Enlarged. Folio (283 × 187 mm). Early 19th-century diced calf, neatly rebacked and relined, covers with gilt border. Engraved portrait frontispiece, woodcut title vignettes, woodcut illustrations, glyphs and tables throughout, several woodcuts full-page. Bookplate of R. Spence. Corners worn, Ll2 and Ll3 torn without loss, few leaves slightly shorter at fore-edge and presumably supplied from another copy, a little light spotting, a good copy. Second and enlarged edition of the major work of the astrological physician Richard Saunders (1613&#150;1675), a member of William Lilly&#39;s circle who acted as physician to Lilly and Elias Ashmole, to whom this edition is dedicated. On its first publication in 1653, this was his first publication. Aimed at the richer end of the market, this second edition, an expensive and profusely illustrated folio, with additions including a discussion of divination by moles, was issued at a price of 10 shillings. Reflecting his practice as an astrological physician, it is essentially a practical composition, including material drawn from earlier and contemporary continental writers such as Michael Scot, Paracelsus, Della Porta, Cardano, Goclenius, Robert Fludd and Jean Belot. Seligman&#39;s History of Magic devotes several pages to his prognostic use of moles.

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        Latium. Id est, Nova & parallela Latii tum veteris tum novi descriptio. Qua quaecunque vel natura, vel veterum Romanorum ingenium admiranda effecit, geographico-historico-physico ratiocino, juxta rerum gestarum, temporumque seriem exponitur & enucleatur,

      Imp. Joannem Janssonium à Waesberge & heredes,, Amsterdam, 1671 - In-folio (cm. 38), pp. (14) 263 (9). Con molte figure nel testo e 25 tavole fuori testo incise in rame e perlopiù ripiegate. Legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena. Esemplare con evidenti tracce d'uso alla legatura, mancante di antiporta e ritratto di Clemente X. Il testo inoltre risulta interessato da un'uniforme brunitura. Cfr. Cicognara 3758; Choix 17342; Caillet 5777; Merrill, Kircher, 23: "From 1635 until his death Kircher resided in Rome, researching, teaching, writing, and exploring the Italian countryside. Latium is a compilation of his topographical impressions of Rome and its environs. a guide to the regions around Rome and northwards into Etruria, to its landmarks, villas, and towns, both ancient and modern." . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Resuscitatio or, bringing into Publick Light several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, hitherto sleeping of the right honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban. In Two Parts. The Third Edition, according to the best Corrected Copies, together with his Lordships Life. By William Rawley, Doctor in Divinity, his Lordships First and Last Chaplain. And lately his Majesties Chaplain in Ordinary

      London: Printed by S[arah]. G[riffin]. and B[ennet]. G[riffin]. for William Lee, and are to be sold at his Shop, at the sign of the Turks head in Fleetstreet over against Fetter Lane, 1671. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Near contemporary full dark brown, blind ruled leather with gilt lettered red leather title piece within spine compartment; a 19th century reback with marbled endleaves; very firm, square and tight, just moderately rubbed; contents clean, not showing any inscriptions, just 4 or 5 lines of text underlined at pp.12-13, pages otherwise in very good order with no names, signatures or marginalia, only some mild age commensurate toning and browning; also, this copy not from a library and so no such stamps or labels; size: Folio (295mm x 195mm); collation: pp. [12], 17, [1], 192, 187-255, [3], 99, [19], 8, [2], 16, [2], 18, [2], 19-26, [2], 27-62, [4], 58, [10], 92, [12], 26, and 2 leaves of plates. This edition is the most complete collection of Bacon&#39;s shorter and posthumous pieces, very much expanded from the earlier editions of 1657 and 1662. A very good copy indeed. Gibson 229; Wing B319; ESTC R37049.

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        Portrait engraving by Philip Kilian after Samuel Bottschild

      Ca. 1671. 268 x 181 mm. & & Some browning and staining; trimmed; tears to lower edge. . A contemporary and friend of Heinrich Schütz, Fabicius was organist at both the Paulinerkirche and the Nicolaikirche in Leipzig. & & Reproduced in MGG Vol. 3 col. 1706.

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        Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of The Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, In Two Parts

      Printed by S. G. & B. G. for William Lee, and are to be sold at his Shop at the sign of the Turks head in Fleetstreet over against Fetter Lane, London 1671 - Title page & frontispiece (4), Dedicatory Epistle to King Charles (2),To The Reader (1), General Table (3), To The Reader (4), Title Page (1), The Life of Francis Bacon (17), Part 1, 222, Part 1 continued with title page 99 + list of Bacon's works(1), bla. Engraved Portrait Frontispiece also contains wood-cut head pieces and initials. The Third Edition, According to the best Corrected Copies, Together With His Lordships Life by William Rawley. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. 19th Century rebind with new and marbled endpapers. Frontispiece re-laid and edge repairs in places to prelims. Minor hole in page 86 of part 1 and 4 cm tears to corresponding 3 pages. Occasional Foxing. Aeg. Engraved bookplate to rear of title page dated 1702. Bookplate to front paste down Half-leather cover with brown cloth covered boards five raised bands and six compartments with blind stamped emblems [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertationes de praestantia et usu numismatum antiquorum. Edition secunda, priori longe auctior, & variorum numismatum

      Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1671. 4to (20.9 cm, 8.25"). Frontis., [46], 917, [51 (index)] pp.; illus. Important treatise on ancient numismatics, written by a prominent scholar, diplomat, and collector who was one of the first to combine genuine interest in coins and medals with antiquarian erudition. This is the second edition, following the first of 1664 but more highly illustrated than that printing; the volume includes numerous in-text copper engravings depicting coins and monuments, at least one of which is signed I. Wyngaerden. The title-page is printed in red and black, with Elzevir&#39;s Minerva vignette. Goldsmiths&#39;-Kress 1964.3 suppl.; Willems 1460. Contemporary vellum framed in blind double fillets with blind-tooled corner fleurons and central medallion, spine with early inked title; vellum lightly soiled, corners bumped, spine with mostly eradicated traces of old inked shelving number. Front pastedown with institutional bookplate (no stamps). Pages almost entirely clean, a few with chipped or lightly stained outer edges or corners. A good copy.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches

      London - John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, 1671 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. Together with The Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty&#39;s Special Command and Appointed to be Read in Churches,with Apocrypha bound in and The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Newly Translated out of the Original Greek with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty&#39;s Special Command and Appointed to be Read in Churches. With a dedication to Charles R to last page of Book of Common Prayer. The Book of Common Prayer is the short title of a number of related prayer books used in the Anglican Communion. The original book, published in 1549 in the reign of Edward VI, was a product of the English Reformation following the break with Rome. Prayer books, unlike books of prayers, contain the words of structured services of worship. The work of 1549 was the first prayer book to include the complete forms of service for daily and Sunday worship in English. It contained Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, the Litany, and Holy Communion and also the occasional services in full: the orders for Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage, &#39;prayers to be said with the sick&#39; and a Funeral service. With the Old and New Testaments,commonly known as the King James Version, an English translation of the Christian Bible by the Church of England begun in 1604 and completed in 1611. First printed by the King&#39;s Printer Robert Barker, this was the third official translation into English. WithApocrypha bound in, which is a collection of ancient books printed in some editions of the Bible in a separate section between the Old and New Testaments. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription dated 1906 to verso of front free endpaper and rear blank. Condition: In contemporary crushed morocco binding with metal clasps. Externally, generally smart but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and marksto boards, the clasps have parts absent. Internally, generally firmly bound but with some pages loosening but present. Bright but with occasional spotting and handling marks, some pages close cropped barely affecting marginal text. Overall: GOOD.

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        A Mirrour or Looking-Glass both for Saints, and Sinners, held forth in some thousands of examples; wherein is presented, as Gods wonderful Mercies to the One, so his Severe Judgements against the Other. Collected out of the most classic authors, both

      London: Printed by Tho. Milbourn for Robert Clavel, Tho. Passinger, William Cadman, William Whiswood, Tho. Sawbridge, adn William Birch, 1671. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. Fourth Edition very much enlarged. This edition includes the first appearance of descriptions of four American "plantations." English clergyman Samuel Clark (1599 - 1683) was a noted Puritan biographer. A supporter of Cromell, he was ejected from the church in 1662 soon after Charles II was restored to power. Clark was a prolific writer who claimed at one point to have written over 8000 pages of text (though much of his writings were really compilations of works of others). This is an interesting collection of works ranging from religion to geography to art. In A Mirrour or Looking-Glass (parts I and II), Clarke discuses a variety of attributes & afflictions such as abstinence, adultery, conjugal love, deceit, hypocrites, patience, superstition, vanity. He sites relevant Bible verses and examples from history to support he views of each subject addressed. The second work A Geographical Description of all the Countries of the World gives a brief though opinionated description of each country with the inclusion of random facts. For example: "Bengala is a large country ... the inhabitants are a most subtle, and wicked people: Men, and Women given much to uncleanness ... Adultery is punished with the losse of their noses. In this Country are many Rhinoceroses." The third section discuss the four main plantations of the English in America (Virginia, New England, Bermudas, and Barbados). In the fourth section Examples of the Wonderful Works of God in the Creatures, Clarke briefly describes amazing or unusual plants, beasts, fish, rivers, and works by man. The second volume comprised of an addition to "A Mirrour" includes further thoughts on many attributes discussed in part one along with a few new ones. This set is bound in the original leather boards with gilt leather title and volume labels to spines. Both volumes have been expertly rebacked using the original boards. The spines are not original but they are early; they date from the mid to late 1700s. The boards and spines are scuffed and well-worn. The leather along the head of spine of volume one chipped and beginning to pull. The interiors are foxed with occasional spots of soiling, closed tears, and worm holes. There is dampstaining to the bottom edges of Volume I. Very good condition. All edges are red. Looking-Glass 702 pages; Geographical Description of all the Countries of the World 293 pages; Four Chief Plantations of the English in America 85 pages; Examples of the Wonderful Works of God in the Creatures 35 pages; Looking-Glass part II 772 pages. This set may require an extra shipping fee.

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        America; being the latest and most Accurate Description of the New World&#133;

      London: Printed for the Author, , 1671. Collected from most Authentick Authors, Augmented with later Observations, and Adorn&#39;d with maps and Sculptures, by John Ogilby. Folio in sixes (410 × 270 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked to style with spine elaborately gilt in compartments, red morocco label, corners repaired. Engraved allegorical title page, 56 plates (comprising engraved title, 37 engraved plates, 2 folding, and 19 engraved maps, 3 folding), 66 engraved illustrations in the text, title printed in red and black. In this issue the Florida map is replaced with one of Barbados, as noted below; the map of Brazil is misbound. Rebacked and recornered as noted, a little scuffing, new endpapers, some minor marginal tears with old professional repairs, but overall a very good copy. First edition. In common with all of Ogilby&#39;s travel works (it is the second in a series which also included Africa, Asia, and Britannia), the book is a well-produced compilation of extant translations and others&#39; accounts, a common practice at that time. The bulk of Ogilby&#39;s America is taken from Arnoldus Montanus&#39;s De Nieuwe en Onbekeende Weereld, published at Amsterdam the same year, supplemented with information on New England, New France, Maryland, and Virginia supplied to Ogilby by the proprietors of these colonies. There are two issues of the book. The first had only Dutch map and views, and these were replaced in the second issue by a number of important maps drafted from English materials, for example the map of Barbados present here.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AMERICA: BEING THE LATEST, AND MOST ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW WORLD

      London, Printed by the Author, and are to be had at his House in White Fryers, M.DCLXXI, 1671.. Containing The Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. The Conquest Of The Vast Empires Of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, With The Several European Plantations In Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manner, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With An Appendix, containing, besides several other considerable Additions, a brief Survey of what hath been discover&#39;d of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region. Collected from the most Authentick Authors, Augmented with later Observations, and Adorn&#39;d with Maps and Sculptures, by John Ogilby, esq; His Majesty&#39;s Cosmographer, Geographick Printer, and Master of the Revels in the Kingdom of Ireland. (1671). LACKS ALL LARGE PLATES AND MAPS. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio, approximately 430 x 280 mm, 17 x 11 inches, full page engraved frontispiece called America, 66 engraved illustrations in the text, all at the top of the page, all about a third of the page in size, engraved initials and head and tail pieces, pages: title page printed in red and black, pages: [6] 1-674 [1]. jump in pagination from page 636 to 641, but complete, all catch words correct and collation is correct, printed marginal notes, full calf, modern reback with green morocco gilt lettered label, original old covers, new endpapers, edges stained red. Spine bumped on the raised bands, uneven fading on spine, original covers scuffed and worn, corners and edges of covers neatly repaired, frontispiece has small neat repair to blank side, first 56 pages have pale stains to outer margins, not affecting text, 7 leaves have neat repairs to lower outer corners, page 423 has several tears to outer margin with loss, but not affecting the text, 1 page has small tear with loss to outer margin, not affecting text, some pages have light offset from engravings to text, endpapers age-browned, top margins have pale age-browning, not affecting text, other occasional pale stains and age-browning, otherwise a very good sturdy copy,. LACKING ALL THE LARGE PLATES AND MAPS AS ALREADY STATED, a good reading copy with 66 engraved text illustrations. See Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, volume 1, 50089, listed under Montanus, and Rubens Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, volume 2, page 112. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        SEMEIOTICA URANICA; OR AN ASTROLOGICAL JUDGEMENT OF DISEASE FROM THE DECUMBITURE OF THE SICK; bound with URINALIA: OR A TREATISE CRISIS HAPNING TO THE URINE

      London: N. Brook, 1671. Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. The English herbalist and astrologer Nicholas Culpeper first published SEMEIOTICA URANICA in 1651, twenty years before this edition. It explains the use of astrology to diagnose disease from the time a patient falls ill. This work is the precursor to his best known works -- The English Physician and The Complete Herbal. This later printing was typically bound with his URINALIA. as is this copy. Two volumes bound in one, with frontispiece, 2 plates and tables. 6 pages of advertisements for bookseller Benjamim Billingsley. In later quite plain cloth binding. Rather scarce.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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