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        Del origen y principio de la lengua castellana o romance que oy se usa en España.

      Melchor Sánchez, Madrid 1674 - Bernardo Aldrete (1565 - 1645) Canónigo en Córdoba, fue uno de los hombres más doctos de su tiempo. Conocía las lenguas caldea, arábiga, hebrea, griega, latina, francesa e italiana. Aplicó su saber erudito al estudio de la lengua española y publicó esta importante obra dividida en tres libros, el primero de los cuales ocupa 69 pgs., 52 el segundo y otras tantas el tercero. El ejemplar que ofrecemos está bien conservado aunque no deja de acusar el paso del tiempo y el pergamino sufre algunos desperfectos. El cuerpo del libro está parcialmente desprendido en el lomo, y cinco hojas, de la 60 a la 65, aparecen comidas por la polilla en la esquina inferior derecha afectando ligerísimamente a dos de las notas originales, no a las columnas del texto. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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        Rei agrariæ auctores legesque variæ : quædam nunc primum, cætera emendatiora prodeunt cura W. Goesii, cujus accedunt, indices, antiquitates agrariæ et notæ: una cum N. Rigaltii notis et observationibus, nec non glossario ejusdem

      Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1674. Two parts in one volume. Collation, [xviii]360+[lx]328pp, engraved frontispiece, 3 folding plates, plus single page and text illutrations. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling in compartments, gilt rule lines on boards, gilt coronet on both boards. Calf rubbed and scuffed, both hinge joints spilt, but boards still firmly attached. Some wear loss on head and tail of spine,wear lines along spine, small faded Agriculture library number on spine. Internally, library stamp and number on endpapers. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition. A61. First Edition. Period Calf. Small Quarto.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Réponse à la méthode de Monsieur le Cardinal de Richelieu, divisée en quatre livres.

      Se vend à Quevilly : par Jean Lucas, demeurant à Rouen rue aux Juifs prés la Maison de ville 1674 - Petit in-4° relié demi-veau de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre gravé, entre-nerfs gravés d'écussons, [12] - 195, [1]-92, 118-[2] pp. et un feuillet d'errata non paginé. Charnière comportant une petite fente sans dommages. Une coiffe supérieure émoussée avec un accroc sans manque de peau. Coupes frottées, autrement bel exemplaire de ce livre hérétique, condamné par l'Eglise. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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        Historische Erzehlung, Was sich mit einem fürnehmen Studenten, der von dem leidigen Teufel zwölff Wochen besessen gewesen, verlauffen und zugetragen habe, wie und welcher Gestalt derselbe, durch Gottes Gnade, von dem schweren und harten Gefängniß des Teufels, zu Pirn in Meissen, endlich erlöset worden. Sammt noch andern dergleichen Exempeln und Wunderdingen, aus welchen des Teufels arglistige Boßheit und des Allmächtigen Gottes überschwengliche Gütigkeit zu erkennen. Der sichern Welt zur Warnung auffs neue heraußgegeben

      Frankfurt am Main,, 1674.. 61 S., 1 w. Bl. Umschlag aus Goldbrokatpapier des 18. Jhdt. VD17 3:600288U; vgl. Hohenemser 473. - Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1605. - Darstellung des Exorzismus in Pirna; ausführlich wird das Verhalten eines "vom Teufel besessenen" Studenten sowie die Teufelsaustreibung beschrieben. Der Anticalvinist Nikolaus Blume (oder Blum, Blumius, um 1560-1613 aus Dohna bei Pirna) wirkte als Superintendent des Herzogtums Brieg, ab 1598 Pfarrer zu Dohna. - Titel etwas fleckig, verso mit kleinem unleserlichen Stempel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Vida, y obras del Venerable Maestro., predicador apostólico del Andalucía. Aora nuevamente añadido, y enmendado por el Licenciado Martín Ruiz de Mesa.

      - M., Antonio Gonçalez de Reyes, 1674, 30 x 22’5 cm., perg., 4 h. incluso portada orlada y a dos tintas – 583 págs. – 5 h. (Últimas 10 hojas con un roto en el margen exterior, afectando a 3 hojas de Tablas a las apostillas marginales).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        De anima brutorum quae hominis vitalis ac sensitiva est, exercitationes duae

      Amsterdam: J. a Someren, 1674 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 16mo. 8 folding engraved plates, contemporary calf, gilt spine. ---- <br><br> Waller 10323 (calling only for 7 plates); Krivatsy 13019; cf. Garrison-Morton 1544 and Norman 2244 (first editions, 1672)..

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Daemonomania, Uberaus schreckliche Historia von einem XII. Jährigen Jungfräulein zu Löwenberg in Schlesien, welche der vermaledeyte Schandteuffel 1605 von Lichtmeß bis auff Himmelfahrt aus Gottes verhängnis leibhafftig besessen, sich dabey offt sehen lassen, viel wunderbahre Dinge geredet, und sie auffs allerabscheulichste geplaget. Darinnen neben dem ganzen historischen Verlauffe beygefüget ist die Censur und Urtheil von diesem Fall, so wohl Fundamental-Bericht von Besitzung der Teuffel, und durch was mittel der verdamte Mordgeist ausgetrieben und das Mägdlein gerettet worden. Der letzten bösen Welt zum abschreckenden Bußspiegel für Augen gestellet

      Halle, Wogau, 1674.. 24 Bll (incl. 1 w. Bl.), 126 S., 1 w. Bl. Umschlag aus Buntpapier des 18. Jhdts. VD17 7:692595G; Laehr, Die Literatur der Psychiatrie 384; vgl. Hohenemser 474. - Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1605 erschienenen Berichts über eine Teufelsaustreibung in Schlesien. Der Pfarrer Seiler (1587-1629) unterscheidet drei Arten von "Teufelsbesitzung": eine leibliche, eine geistliche und eine "Scheinbesitzung". Enthält eine detaillierte Beschreibung, "was sich mit dem besessenen Jungfräulein... zugetragen", sowie die allgemein gültigen Abschnitte: "Vom Schandregiment der bösen Geister", "Kennzeichen der warhafftigen Teuffels-Besitzung", "Hauptursachen der Leiblichen Besitzung", "Austreibung des Satans" und Gebete wider den Teufel. - Titelblatt etwas fleckig und berieben. Unten mit durchgehendem kl. Wurmlöchlein und einigen wenigen kleinen, unleserlichen Stempeln.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        COMPENDIO PANEGIRICO DA VIDA, E ACÇOENS DO EXCELLENTISSIMO SENHOR LUIS ALVAREZ DE TAVORA

      - Conde de S. Ioão, Marquez de Tavora, Gentilhomem da Camara de S. Alteza, do Conselho de Guerra, & Governador das Armas da Provincia de Tras os Montes. ESCRITO POR? ORAÇAM FUNEBRE, Que pregou nas suas Exequias o ILLUSTRISSIMO SENHOR DOM FREY LUIS DA YLVA Bispo de Tripoli, Deão da capella se S. A. VARIOS VERSOS DEDICADOS AO MESMO ASSUMPTO. EM LISBOA, Por ANTONIO RODRIGVEZ D?ABREV. Anno 1674. In 8.º de 20x14,5 cm. Com [viii], 195 pags. Encadernação da época em pergaminho. Exemplar com falta (como é habitual na maioria dos exemplares) do frontispício gravado e do retrato do Conde de S. João. Apresenta ex-libris de Luiz Pastor de Macedo. Inocêncio XVIII, 295. Não refere o frontispício e o retrato. ? De pag. 5 a 43 vem um bom quadro dos successos da campanha, em que tão brilhante e gloriosamente entrou o general Conde de S. João, marquez de Tavora, como governador das armas na provincia de Trás os Montes, 1658 a 1672. O auctor d'este livro é o que escreveu o Portugal Restaurado, indispensavel para os que tiverem que estudar tão importante periodo da historia patria.? Location/localizacao: 3-A3-C-37

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Transactions of the Bristol andGloucestershire Archaeological Society

      92 and also a Calendar of Wills in the Great Orphan Books Preserved in the Council House, Bristol, 1379-1674 edited by Edward Alexander Fry, issued to the British Record Society, Limited (1897)., 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Sixty-five volumes of the Transactions of the Bristol andGloucestershire Archaeological Society dating between 1876-1901. Edited by John Maclean and others. Together with six volumes of General Index to the Transactions of the Bristol andGloucestershire Archaeological Society, Together with:A Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consistory Court (City and Deanery of Bristol Division) of the Bishop of Bristol, 1572-1792 and also a Calendar of Wills in the Great Orphan Books Preserved in the Council House, Bristol, 1379-1674 edited by Edward Alexander Fry, issued to the British Record Society, Limited (1897). and:A Calendar of Wills Proved in the Consitory Court of the Bishop of Gloucester Volume II 1660-1800 with Indices Nominum et Locorum issued to the subscribers of The British Record Society, Limited (1907). Seventy-three uniformly bound volumes in total. The volumes of Transactions included [by number and in chronological order] are: 5 parts 1 and 2: 1880-81; 5 part 2: 1880-81; 6: 1883-84; 7: 1882-83;8: 1883-84; 10: 1885-86; 11: 1886-87; 11 part 1: 1886-87;13 part 2: 1888-89; 14: 1889; 9016 part 1: 1891-92; 17: 1892-93; 19 parts 1 and 2: 1894-95; 27 part 1: 1904; 29: 1906; 30 part 1: 1907; 31 part 1: 1908; 32: 1909; 33: 1910; 37 part 1: 1914; 39: 1916; 40: 1917; 41: 1919; 43: 1921; 44: 1922; 45: 1923; 46: 1924; 47: 1925; 48: 1926; 49: 1927; 50: 1928; 51: 1929; 52: 1930; 53: 1931; 54: 1932; 55: 1933; 56: 1934; 57: 1935; 58: 1936; 59: 1937; 60: 1938; 61: 1939; 62: 1940;64: 1943; 65: 1944; 68: 1949; 69: 1950; 72: 1953; 79 parts 1 and 2: 1960; 80: 1961; 81: 1962;82: 1963; 83: 1964; 84: 1965; 85: 1966; 86: 1967; 87: 1968; 89: 1970; 90: 1971; 91: 1972; 92: 1973; 93: 1974. The volumes of General Index to Transactions are: for volumes 21-40 1898-1917; for volumes 41-50 1918-29; for volumes 51-60 1930-39; for volumes 61-70 1939-51; for volumes 71-78 1952-59; for volumes 79-90 1960-71. The Transactions volumes are illustrated throughout with plates of illustrations, maps and plans, some of which fold out and some of which are in colour and further illustrations integrated with text. The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society was founded on 21 April 1876. The aims of the society are to . . . promote the study of the history and antiquities of Bristol and the historic county of Gloucestershire, to encourage their conservation and to publish reports of excavations, research and original historical sources. The activities of the society include: Arranging lectures, meetings and excursions; Publishing research on the archaeology and history of Bristol and Gloucestershire; Encouraging research by awarding grants; Maintaining an archaeological and historical library; Monitoring the state of archaeological and historic sites in Bristol and Gloucestershire. The society has an extensive history of publications and the society&#39;s Transactions have been placed on their website. Their library is stored at the University of Gloucestershire. Condition: Uniformly rebound in cloth, one volume in quarter morocco with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities tosome volumes, occaisonalrubbing and marks to boards. With institutional lettering toall spines and labels to spine of a few volumes. Internally, generally firmly bound, occasional chipping, slight loss to a couple of endpapersandslight closed tears. Some pages looseningand reinforced with tape to volumeXVI. Bright but withthe occasional spotttingand handling marks to pages and occasional marginalchipping. Institutional labels, ink stamps and annotations to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Natural History of the Passions

      [London]: Printed by T.N. for James Magnes, 1674. First Edition. This is one of the earliest books in English explicitly dealing with the emotions. Charleton (1619-1707) was a founding member of the Royal Society of London and a President of the Royal College of Surgeons. In this work he divides the soul into rational and sensitive parts, and devotes the book to an analysis of the second, corporeal aspect of human nature. Bound in unsympathetic modern dark red-brown calf with red leather spine label gilt. A very good copy with occasional ink scoring and marginal tick marks, prior owner&#146;s name inked atop title page, early owner signature to endpaper, margins lightly smudged. Pages are mostly bright with occasional spots. 188pp.

      [Bookseller: Johanson Rare Books]
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        A NEW LIGHT OF ALCHYMY

      1674. [SEDZIWOJ, Michal, PARACELSUS, and Gerhard DORN]. A NEW LIGHT OF ALCHYMY: Taken out of the Fountain of Nature and Manual Experience. To which is added a Treatise of Sulphur. Written by Micheel Sandivogius: i.e. Anagrammatically, Divileschi Genus Amo. Also Nine Books Of the Nature of Things, Written by Paracelsus, viz. [...] Also a Chymical Dictionary explaining hard Places and Words met withal in the Writings of Paracelsus, and other obscure Authors. All which are faithfully translated out of the Latin into the English Tongue, by J[ohn]. F[rench]. M. D. London: Printed by A. Clark, for Tho. Williams at the Golden Ball in Hoster Lane, 1674. Second edition, this translation. (The first edition was printed in 1650.) Octavo: A-Z8. 17 x 10.5 cm. [xvi], 351 pp. In a modern calf binding done in period style, with blind rules and a gilt title to spine. Text leaves are age browned and show some occasional light spotting and/or dust soiling. Y2 has a small lacuna in margin at top corner, not affecting any text; and the final leaf has a short closed edge tear at top edge. Ink ownership of Urian Angier, dated 1720, on title-page. Some pencil and ink ticking in margins throughout and some contemporary ink notes on front flyleaf. Ex library, with only an ink stamp on t.p. and pp. 50- 51, and no external marks. The nine books by Paracelsus (pseudonym of Philipp Theophrastus, of Hohenheim) are "Of the Generations, Growths, Conservations, Life, Death, Renewing, Transmutation, Separation, Signatures of Natural Things" and are a translation of part of the "Metamorphosis." The "Chymical Dictionary" is based on Gerhard Dorn&#39;s "Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi" (Ferguson, J. Bibliotheca Chemica, v.1, p. 257). Both the "Nature of Things" and the "Chymical Dictionary" have separate title-pages; however, the pagination is consecutive throughout the volume, starting with the "New Light of Alchymy" through the end of the "Chymical Dictionary." (Wellcome V, p. 80).

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        Q.D.B.V. Pendulum de Tetracty deductum

      Jena: Johann Werther, 1674. Rare first and sole edition of this university thesis on the pendulum published just a year after Huygens&#146; Horologium Oscillatorium, and mentioned by the author. Most of the thesis is devoted to medical applications (heart rate, etc.).

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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        Hebdomas observationum de rebus Sinicis. Quibus adjunguntur tria Capita examinis monumenti Sinici.

      Coloniae Brandenburgicae, (Berlin), Georgi Schultzi 1674 - Octavo. Pp. (vi), 47. With botanical woodcut illustration of Ginseng, incorporating a header cut in Chinese. Title printed in red and black. Dedication on verso of title printed in red and black with large woodcut head-piece of two cherubs holding a laurel wreath. Large decorated initial and head decorations built up from cast fleurons. Tables. Set in double columns; evenly browned. Bound in recent laced case limp vellum. In fine condition. Excellent copy, exceptionally well preserved. = = First edition. The first in three works on the subject, deals with history, missionaries in China from the time of the Old Testament to the time of publication, Chinese emperors and other rulers, ginseng and its medicinal uses, astronomy and the calendar, geography and the relation between the names of the planets and the days of the week. Contains the following treatises: I. Epitome Historiae Sinicae, antiquissimae iuxta ac recentissimae. II. De Notitia Evangelii in Sinis per secula N. T. III. Elenchus Regum Sinicorum. IV. Iconismus Plantae laudatissimae, Ginseng dictae. V. Memorabilis Planetarum Synodus. VI. Specimen Commentarii Geographici. VII. Hebdomadicam dierum Distributionem, eorumque Denominationem a Planetis desumtam, etiam Sinis ab olim usitatam fuisse. - - Andreas Müller of Greiffenhagen (1630-1694), orientalist. Had studied Lutheran theology and oriental languages and was known to have knowledge of over 10 languages. He has invented the so-called "Clavis Sinca", a method to easily learn to read Chinese, and wrote in 1674 his famous (some would say notorious) "Proposito de clave sua sinica". "Hebdomas observationum de rebus Sinicis" is among his most important publications. See: "China and Christianity: Burdened Past, Hopeful Future"; Chalmers' "The General Biographical Dictionary", vol. 22, p.504. - - Walravens, China illustrata 88. No copy listed in Wiener China-Bibliographie.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        [Opera] Quae Extant

      Parisiis (Paris): Fredericum Leonard, 1674. [30], 234pp, [124]. Full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, lacking title label to second panel, remaining panels have a central gilt lozenge and meeting corner pieces. Chipped to spine ends with small amount of loss, gilt rubbed and dulled, corners bumped and worn, several scrapes to covers couple of small splits to outer joints but well held. Very lightly browned internally, but generally clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown. Engraved frontispiece. From the library of Sir J.T. Coleridge (Samuel Taylor Coleridge&#39;s uncle). Usual attractive Delphin edition. Harwood, page 223. First Thus. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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        Hymen&#39;s Praeludia or Loves Master-peice. Being That so much admired Romance, intituled Cleopatra. In Twelve Parts. Written Originally in the French, and now Elegantly rendered into English. By Robert Loveday

      London: Printed by W. R. and J. R. and sold by Peter Parker and Thomas Gu, 1674. small folio (29.5 cm. tall), [4 leaves] (beginning with title in red and black, A1), 540, 572 pp (second pagination starts with part seven); old paneled calf rubbed and worn with chip at head of spine and front cover detached, general age toning with a few spots and a few internal tips crumpled but text tight and not fragile, notes of previous owner on endpapers and blanks (he finds there are 1,032,300 words in the text), overall good+; the first six parts translated by Loveday with the others by John Coles, James Webb, and John Davis; the central character is not the Cleopatra who immediately comes to mind but her daughter; Wing L123. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Himmlischer Liebes-Kuß,, oder Übung des wahren Christenthums,

      Ben Joachim Wilden Se. hinterlassenen, Wittib und Erben in Rostock, wohl 1674. - 1004 S., mit wenigen Abbildungen, altdeutsch, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 930 dunkelbraunes Halbleder/Hardcover, Taschenbuchformat, Buchdeckel innen mit zwei Stempel, Seite 16 Ecke rausgerissen, Seiten leicht wasserwellig, Buchdeckel u. wenige Seiten mit starken Gebrauchsspuren, altersentsprechend mittelmäßiges Exemplar,

      [Bookseller: Agroplant GmbH, Antiquariat ts-buch.´de]
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        Patavini de servis, & Eorum apud veteres ministeriis, commentarius. In quo familia, tum rustica, ordine producitur & illustratur

      Amsterdam, Frisius 1674.. Editio novissima aucta, emendata, & figuris aeneis exornata. 12°. 18 Bll. (inkl. gest. Frontisp.), 582 S., 19 Bll. (Index). Mit gest. Druckermarke, Frontisp., 14 Textholzschn. u. -kupfer., 32 (dav. 14 gefalt.) Kupfertaf. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. u. Rückensch. Graesse V, 290 - Interessantes Werk über Diener und Sklaven im Altertum. Die Kupfer zeigen Münzen, Spiele, Schmucken, Gemmen etc. Zu Pignorius (1571-1631) vgl. Jöcher III, 1700.

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        Historische Chronica Oder Beschreibung Der Fuernehmsten Geschichte, So Sich Von Anfang Der Welt, Biss Auff Das Jahr Christi 1619

      [Frankfurt]: M. Merianum [Mattheus Merian], 1674. An early issuance of this landmark collection of Chronicles. Extensively illustrated, with over three-hundred large copperplate engravings throughout, depicting events from the Creation to the early Seventeenth Century. Several of the plates have hand-colouring. Additionally, there are 31 plates each containing 12 medallion portraits of rulers, kings, queens, emperors and other note-worthies from Hercules to Georgius Basta, each with text on the facing page and a few with hand-colouring to the crowns. Included also is a fine double-page world map with hand-coloured border, and a double-page plan of Ostend in 1604. Thick folio, bound in full contemporary calf, the spine with raised bands over cords, decorative devices in blind within the compartments. [72], [double-page world map], 1185, [53 Register (Index) + [double-page map of Ostend]. A collectable copy of this scarce and impressive tome. The binding well worn, upper board detached, first text signature loose, otherwise the interior surprisingly clean and fresh with a few closed tears, one page with a small torn portion from a corner. Illustrated title by Sandrart not present in this copy, main engraved title is present. With the magnificent engravings by Matthias Merian, one of the most prominent members of the leading publishing family of 17th-century Germany. He was especially known throughout Europe for his engravings of cityscapes and landscapes. Merian was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran this publishing house. He was a member of the patrician Basel Merian family. Historische Chronica is a comprehensive collection of chronicles from the beginning of the world to the first decades of the 17th-century. Johann Philipp Abelin was a noted scholar and translator. Working primarily for Mattheaus Merian in Frankfurt, he published a number of histories under the Johann Ludwig Gottfried pseudonym, as well as that of Phillipp Arlanibaus. This, the CHRONICA, is his best known work and was extremely popular in his time. Today, the magnificent engravings by Merian are of primary interest.

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        Disputatio de Motu Fixarum, nec non Quinque Planetarum Saturni Jovis Martis Veneris & Mercurii. Quam...ex consensu...Nicolai Rudbeckii...publico examini sistit...Samuel Schult...respondente Jacobo D. Westhio

      [6] leaves. Small 4to, attractive antique red morocco, panelled in gilt. Arosiae [Vasteras, Sweden]: B. Hagenius, 1674. First edition of this very rare astronomical work; there is no copy in OCLC or Collign. Fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Relation de plusieurs Voyages faits en Hongrie, Servie, Bulgarie, Macedoine, Thesalie, Austriche, Styrie, Carinthie, Carniole & Friuli

      Gervais Clouzier Scarce first French edition (expanded from the 1673 English original) of an early illustrated British travelogue to southeastern Europe and Greece. "This account is full of acute observations and judgments; of particular importance is the information Browne provides on mines and mining techniques" (Blackmer Catalogue 43).

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        The Discourse made before the Royal Society the 26. of November 1674. concerning the Use of Duplicate Proportion in sundry Important Particulars: Together with a New Hypothesis of Springing or Elastique Motions

      16 p.l., 135 pp. 12mo, a rather odd binding of cont. vellum over boards (some abrading, title a little soiled). London: J. Martyn, 1674. First edition. "Petty&#39;s work, actually two works in one, consists of the first part on &#39;the use of duplicate proportion&#39; and, as an appendix, a &#39;hypothesis of springing or elastic motion.&#39; The first is concerned with the quadratic relationship which was proposed by Galileo to define the flexure of a beam such that flexural resistance is proportional to the width of the section, to the square of its depth and inversely to its length. Without acknowledging Galileo&#39;s Discorsi, although it was known to him and the Royal Society either in the Italian or through Salusbury&#39;s translation, Petty provides a verbal description of how a beam&#39;s proportions affect its strength. He then went on to provide an example problem of how to determine the size of joists necessary to support a floor of specific size and load per square foot... "Petty also provides a discussion of models and modeling theory and its application to the size of ships and their sails and the distance which sound carries and light may be seen. Again it utilizes quadratic relationships and owes its allegiance to Galileo, who discussed model theory in the first day of the Discorsi... "Having begun with very practical and pragmatic problems, Petty slides into metaphysics in his second topic, the nature of elastic bodies. Noteworthy as the first English hypothesis regarding elasticity and the nature of elastic bodies, in it he proposes that matter was composed of corpuscles which were then made up of atoms. The atoms were held to have both magnetic properties and sexual characteristics. His theory was attacked on the grounds of being atheistic and led one critic to say that God created heaven and earth but no atoms. Purver, M. The Royal Society: Concept and Creation (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1967), pp. 157-158."­Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 250-51. Nice copy. Long clean tear to C2 neatly repaired. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. D.S.B., X, pp. 564-67. Wing P-1919. .

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        Quinto Libro degli Elementi d'Euclide ovvero Scienza Universale delle Proporzioni Spiegata colla Dottrina del Galileo

      alla Condotta Florence: alla Condotta, 1674. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [2] ff., (8), 149 pp, (3), 153-230 pp., 231-232 ff., 233-284 pp., 2 folding engraved plates. bound with [VIVIANI, Vincenzo]. Enodatio Problematum universis geometris Propositorum [.] Praemissis, horum occasione, Tentamentis Variis ad Solutionem illustris veterum Problematis De Anguli Trisectione. Florence, Gugliantini, 1677. [2] ff, (6), 63 pp., 4 folding engraved plates. With presentation inscription to verso of half-title of first work signed by Viviani. Bound in contemporary calf with spine in six compartments. A wonderfully fresh copy, light toning and foxing to one or two leaves, otherwise excellent. First complete edition (second; first 1674, see below) of this important Galileianum, an assembly of previously unpublished writings by Galileo, together with texts by Torricelli and Viviani himself, inscribed by Viviani to an unknown (scored) receipient. Vincenzo Viviani resided with Galileo at Arectri from October 1639 as his pupil, amanuensis, and assistant, and together with Torricelli, spent the last months of Galileo's life with him recording the master's final meditations on the relationship between mathematics and physics. The first chapter of this work, a dialogue entitled "Quinto Libro degli Elementi d'Euclide... spiegata colla Dottrina del Galileo" was dictated by Galileo to Torricelli in November 1641. (Galileo died January 9, 1642.) Though on his deathbed, it was to be the beginning of still another book continuing the discussion between his three old interlocutors from the Two New Sciences. In this dialogue, printed here and edited from a manuscript given to Viviani by Cardinal De' Medici, Galileo reflects upon two definitions found in Euclid's Elements, "same ratio" and "compound ratio," which were "the two most important keys taken from antiquity in creating Galileo's mathematical physics, so that his exposition of them as the last act of his scientific career reflected his earliest scientific steps at Pisa and Padua. Like the Leaning Tower affair, this dialogue linked his last days with his first; Galileo had come full circle" (Drake, p. 421). As a young man, Galileo was profoundly influenced by the Elements, especially Books Five and Six which contained the Eudoxian theory of proportion. "The importance of the Eudoxian proportion theory to Galileo's science cannot be exaggerated. Until the application of algebra to the general solution of geometrical (as well as arithmetical) problems, not achieved until after Galileo's work was completed, rigorous connection of mathematics with physical events was possible only through some theory of proportionality.... Eudoxian theory establishing proportionality between continuous magnitudes was essential to any great advance over medieval physics" (Drake, p. 4). Viviani "with the rigor and prolixity of the ancients.devoted an appendix to geometric problems, among which was one on the trisection of an angle, solved by the use of the cylindrical spiral or of a cycloid; another was the problem of duplicating the cube, solved by means of conics or of the cubic xy2 =k" (DSB). ..............

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        Cartas de Santa Teresa de Jesús, Madre y Fundadora de la Reforma de la Orden de Nuestra Señora del Carmen de la Primitiva Observancia. Con Notas del Excellentissimo y Reverendissimo Don Juan de Palafox y Mendoza [y de] Fray Pedro de la Anunciación. Dedicadas a la Magestad Catolica de la Reyna Nuestra Señora Doña Maria-Ana de Austria

      Bruselas: Brusselas, por Francisco Foppens, Impressor y Mercader de Libros, 1674. Dos volúmenes en 4to. mayor; portada, XLVIII pp. , 578 pp., 17 hs. + 6 hs., 398 pp., 9 hs. Ejemplar con rastro de polilla en el margen blanco interior de veinte páginas del tomo primero y treinta y nueve del tomo segundo, sin afectar al texto. Ejemplar de la edición con la variante de falta de las páginas preliminares III a XII. Bella impresión. Encuadernación moderna, no profesional, en media piel y tela.

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        Tractatus quinque medico-physici

      Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1674 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Tractatus quinque medico-physici. Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1674. 8vo (189x111 mm), [40] 1-335 [1], 3-152 pp., engraved portrait and 6 folding plates, contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat spotted, slight fraying to edge of portait, new endpapers, p. 189 torn with partial loss of two words. Provenance: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, inkstamps on title. ---- NLM/Krivatsy 7653; Waller 6392; Wellcome IV, p. 93; Wing M-1537; Norman 1474. - FIRST EDITION, including revisions of two treatises (De respiratione and De rachitide) first published in 1668, and three new works, including his most celebrated work, De sal-nitro et spiritu nitro-aereo, on combustion, respiration, the composition of the atmosphere, and aerial - nitrate. He proved what both he and Hooke contended, that only a portion of air is used in respiration and combustion, by demonstrating that air in an enclosed space, when burned or breathed, is reduced only by one fourteenth. He also discovered that the muscles were the source of animal heat, and the double-articulation of the ribs with the spine. '[Mayow's] Tractatus, embodying all his brilliant conclusions, is one of the best English medical classics' (Garrison-Morton 578)..

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        Quinto Libro degli Elementi d'Euclide ovvero Scienza Universale delle Proporzioni Spiegata colla Dottrina del Galileo

      Florence: alla Condotta, 1674. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [2] ff., (8), 149 pp, (3), 153-230 pp., 231-232 ff., 233-284 pp., 2 folding engraved plates. bound with [VIVIANI, Vincenzo]. Enodatio Problematum universis geometris Propositorum [.] Praemissis, horum occasione, Tentamentis Variis ad Solutionem illustris veterum Problematis De Anguli Trisectione. Florence, Gugliantini, 1677. [2] ff, (6), 63 pp., 4 folding engraved plates. With presentation inscription to verso of half-title of first work signed by Viviani. Bound in contemporary calf with spine in six compartments. A wonderfully fresh copy, light toning and foxing to one or two leaves, otherwise excellent. First complete edition (second; first 1674, see below) of this important Galileianum, an assembly of previously unpublished writings by Galileo, together with texts by Torricelli and Viviani himself, inscribed by Viviani to an unknown (scored) receipient. Vincenzo Viviani resided with Galileo at Arectri from October 1639 as his pupil, amanuensis, and assistant, and together with Torricelli, spent the last months of Galileo's life with him recording the master's final meditations on the relationship between mathematics and physics. The first chapter of this work, a dialogue entitled "Quinto Libro degli Elementi d'Euclide... spiegata colla Dottrina del Galileo" was dictated by Galileo to Torricelli in November 1641. (Galileo died January 9, 1642.) Though on his deathbed, it was to be the beginning of still another book continuing the discussion between his three old interlocutors from the Two New Sciences. In this dialogue, printed here and edited from a manuscript given to Viviani by Cardinal De' Medici, Galileo reflects upon two definitions found in Euclid's Elements, "same ratio" and "compound ratio," which were "the two most important keys taken from antiquity in creating Galileo's mathematical physics, so that his exposition of them as the last act of his scientific career reflected his earliest scientific steps at Pisa and Padua. Like the Leaning Tower affair, this dialogue linked his last days with his first; Galileo had come full circle" (Drake, p. 421). As a young man, Galileo was profoundly influenced by the Elements, especially Books Five and Six which contained the Eudoxian theory of proportion. "The importance of the Eudoxian proportion theory to Galileo's science cannot be exaggerated. Until the application of algebra to the general solution of geometrical (as well as arithmetical) problems, not achieved until after Galileo's work was completed, rigorous connection of mathematics with physical events was possible only through some theory of proportionality.... Eudoxian theory establishing proportionality between continuous magnitudes was essential to any great advance over medieval physics" (Drake, p. 4). Viviani "with the rigor and prolixity of the ancients.devoted an appendix to geometric problems, among which was one on the trisection of an angle, solved by the use of the cylindrical spiral or of a cycloid; another was the problem of duplicating the cube, solved by means of conics or of the cubic xy2 =k" (DSB). ..............

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        Vita R. P. Fr. Hieronymi Savonarolae ferrariensis, ord. praedicatorum

      Paris: Sumptibus Ludovici Billaine, 1674. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). Vol. I of II. Frontis., [18] ff., 385 [i.e., 375], [1] pp. Plates. Authoritative edition of Savonarola&#39;s biography first printed in the 1530&#39;s, the volume in hand containing both the entire "life" and the famous compendium of his revelations. Count Giovanni Francesco Pico della Mirandola (1469&#150;1533, not to be confused with his uncle Giovanni, the famous philosopher, 1463&#150;94) knew Savonarola personally, and witnessed his martyrdom in 1498. After years of writing and revising, and reviews by friends who also knew Savonarola, his biography was finally finished in 1530 and later translated anonymously into Italian. The present edition is in Latin and was edited by Jacques Quétif (1618&#150;98), a Dominican priest working chez Louis Billaine in Paris &#151; France of the Ancien Régime regarding Savonarola as an authentic spiritual leader and not "just" the vexatious Dominican priest who antagonized Alexander VI, spoke out against humanism, and was excommunicated and executed for heresy. The text is printed in roman and italic with side- and shouldernotes, and decorated with a few woodcut initials, headpieces and tail ornaments, with a separate section title for the Compendium revelationum, introduced with a preface by Florentine poet Girolamo Benivieni (1453&#150;1542). A colophon at the end of the Lamentatio sponsae Christi (final leaf) is dated 1537 for the Venetian edition by Tridino. In addition to a finely engraved frontispiece portrait of Savonarola, there are => eight plates, numbering four engraved coats of arms, for the Atestina, Medici, Borgia and Sforza families, and => four large foldout letterpress family trees, for the author&#39;s family, the Atestina, Medici, and Borgia, who are all related in some way or another to Savonarola&#39;s story. BM STC French, P1013. On Pico della Mirandola, see: NCE, XI, 347&#150;48, and C.B. Schmitt, Gianfrancesco Pico della Mirandola ... and his Critique of Aristotle (1967). On Billaine, see: B. Montagnes OP, "Éditions et éditeurs de Savonarole dans la France d&#39;Ancien Régime," in Archivium fratrum praedicatorum, LXXV, pp. 159&#150;78. Vellum over boards with yapp edges, ink title to spine and blue speckled edges; vol. II, "Additiones," not present. Unnoticeable pin-type wormhole to frontispiece, title-page rubbed with loss to part of two words and with small hole to its blank area; small spottings to Medici fold-out plate and a few other leaves; Borgia fold-out plate repaired and with a diamond-shaped waterstain; a few tears in lower margins, two resulting in a bit of loss and one of these given an old repair.

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        Modo di Misurare le Fabriche

      In Torino, per gl`Heredi Gianeli., 1674. Good-. Contemporaneous soft card boards (with traces of the remnants of marbled paper covering). Spine head and tail chipped. Lower board missing bite shaped chunk from fore-edge. Corners rubbed. Covers dampstained. Number neatly penned to free front and rear endpaper. The bottom 3/4 of the book is dampstained throughout and is here peppered with small speckles of pale grey spots. The rear few quires have wormholes to a very small vertical area of the tail end of the gutter (inner margin only, not affecting text). Very small ink stain to page edges. All as pictured. 208pp. . First printing. . Hard. Good-.

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        Libertas Ecclesiastica, Or, A Discourse Vindicating the Lawfulness of Those Things Which are Chiefly Execpted Against in the Church of England, Especially in its Liturgy and Worship

      London: Printed by J.M. for Walter Kettilby, 1674. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (xvi),552pp. Contemporary full leather. Rebacked to style with the spine in matching calf, five compartments with raised bands, red leather lettering label, gilt. Wear to edges, some scuffing, else a very good copy. Imprimatur on leaf A1v: "Imprimatur, Sam. Parker. Jan 23. 1672/3." Bound with "The second book concerning ceremonies and ecclesiastical constitutions" commencing at p. 299 (continuous pagination). The author was preacher at St Nicholas, in Lyn Regis. Wing F331; ESTC 25390.

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        Magiologia. Christliche Warnung für dem Aberglauben un[d] Zauberey: Darinnen gehandlet wird Von dem Weissagen/ Tagwellen und Zeichendeuten/ von dem Bund der Zauberer mit dem Teufel: von den geheimen Geisteren/ Waarsagen/ Loosen und Spielen: von den Duellen/ Heiß-Eisen und Wasserprob ... Von dem Grewel der Zauberey/ der Zauberer Straff/ und mügligheit der Bekehrung zu Gott / Der fürwizigen Welt zum Ekel/ Schewsal und Underweisung fürgestelt Durch Bartholomaeum Anhorn/ Pfarrern der Evangelischen Kirchen und Gemeind zu Bischoffzell

      Basel, Meyer 1674.. 15 Bll., 1107 S., 34 (von 35) Bll., 2 w. Bll. Neuer Lederband mit Rückenschild. VD17 3:600284P; Graesse, BMP, 51; Goed. III, 241, 22; Henning I, 1876; Hayn-Got. III, 172: "Sehr selten!" - Vgl. FdF 130 und Jantz 378. - Erste Ausgabe. Enthält Kapitel über Träume, Chiromantie, Duelle, Hexen, Wettermachen, Schatzgraben, Alchemie, Schlangenbeschwören etc. "A partially critical survey of occult phenomena & popular superstitions. Includes various on America" (Jantz). - Es fehlt der gest. Titel und im Register das Blatt Cccc iii. - Etwas gebräunt und tls. fleckig.

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        Reesa till Ostindien, Jempte Een kort Berättelse Om konungerijket Japan och thess Keysare, etc.

      Giordt och förrättat aff Oloff Erichson Willman, SkepzCapiteen. Johan Kankel, Wisingsborg 1674. På nytt uplagdt. Sidan 163-176, 178-304 (sidan 177 överhoppad i pagineringen). Modernt pappersband utan ryggtitel. Inlagan tummad och med en del fläckar. Sidan 164,171, 242, 252, 263, 265, 290 och 304 med gamla bläckanteckningar i marginalen. 19 x 16 cm.. Almqvist 19, Collijn 457

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        Tractatus de peculiari effectu contractus matrimonii, nempe de Dote Filiabus danda, déque Dote in universum iuxta utrumque forum.

      - Lugduni, Arnaud, 1674, in-folio, tutta pergamena coeva, nervetti, cartello in pelle con scritte oro sul dorso. Tagli spruzzati in rosso. Bella marca tipografica incisa sul frontespizio.

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        Brief an Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (genannt "Ernst der Fromme"). "Dem Durchleuchtigen Fürsten ... Ernsten, Hertzogen zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve und Berg ... Gotha". Handschrift. Mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift

      Neuhaus, 22. Dez. 1674. 32 cm. 1 Seiten auf Doppelbogen, auf der Rückseite rotes Lacksiegel (Durchmesser 3,5 cm) und Adresse - Gruß zum bevorstehenden Weihnachtsfest und zum "antretenden neuen Jahr", verbunden mit dem Wunsch "mit aller ersprießlichen Leibes und der Seele Wohlfahrt". Empfänger ist Herzog Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, genannt "Ernst der Fromme" (1601 - 1675), der am 8. August 1674 einen Schlaganfall erlitt und danach die Regierung an seinen Sohn übertrug (ADB VI, 308). Julius Franz (1641 - 1689) war der der letzte Herzog zu Sachsen-Lauenburg aus dem Geschlecht der Askanier. Faltspuren, durch Öffnen des Briefes im Rand Papierverlust 7 x 12 cm, Siegel unbeschädigt -

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        I Ragguagli di Parnasso: Or, Advertisements from Parnassus: In Two Centuries. With the Politick Touchstone. Written Originally in Italian by that Famous Roman Trajano Bocalini (sic). And now put into English by the Rt. Hon. Henry Earl of Monmouth. The Third Edition, Corrected.

      London : Printed; and are to be sold by Tho. Guy at the Corner-Shop of Little Lombard-street and Cornhil 1674 . Folio, a-b4, B- Z, Aa-Oo4, Pp2, eng. portrait of Henry Cary, Earl of Monmouth, by William Faithorne, opposite p. 1 of text, cont. blindstamped panelled calf, hinges imperceptibly repaired, a fine sound copy. First published, in Italian, in 1612 this is Boccalini's most important work. It satirises many of his eminent literary and political contemporaries and was widely influential throughout 17th century Europe not only for its topicality but also for its anti-Spanish pro-republican sentiments. It was translated into English by Henry Carey, second earl of Monmouth (1596-1661) Wing B 3383

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S RECREATION in Four Parts. Viz. Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing

      London, E. Flesher for Maurice Atkins at the Half-moon in St. Pauls Churchyard and Nicholas Cox over against Furnivals-Inn-Gate in Holborn, 1674.. COLLECTED from ancient and modern Authors Forrein and Domestick, and rectified by the Experience of the most Skilfull Artists of these times. FIRST EDITION, 1674. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, engraved frontispiece showing hunting scenes, 4 folding engraved plates, (the Directions for Blowing the Horn plate is bound out of order at the end of the book, instead of the front), half-title to each part, the Imprimatur leaf is dated August 29.1673, Roger L'Estrange. Pages: lacks Dedication and first and last blanks, the title page is present followed by A4, [xii], 1-284 plus 2 pages of adverts, rebound in full calf, maroon gilt lettered label with double gilt rules at top and bottom, raised bands, blind rule to edges of covers, new cream endpapers. Tip of top corner of engraved frontispiece page missing, small closed tear to engraved frontispiece neatly repaired on blank side, the horn plate has a long horizontal closed tear neatly repaired, no loss, first page of Preface neatly repaired, all text legible, following 2 pages have small closed margin tears neatly repaired, not affecting text, tiny repair to outer margin of printed title page, not affecting text, lower margin of fishing plate slightly trimmed, no loss of image, pale age-browning and foxing throughout mostly to margins, black ink spot to top of 1 page affecting the running title with loss of 2 letters but easily understood, otherwise a very good copy. Early Falconry and Angling. See: James Edmund Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria, A Catalogue of Books Ancient & Modern relating to FALCONRY, page 27; John Resler Swift, Bibliotheca Accipitraria II, A Catalogue of Books Ancient and Modern Relating to FALCONRY, page 87; Westwood and Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A Catalogue of Books on Angling, The Fisheries and Fish Culture, page 67. Schwerdt, Hunting, Hawking and Shooting, Volume 1, page 123. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Le grand dictionnaire historique, ou le mélange curieux de l&#39;histoire sainte et profane

      Lyon: J. Girin et B. Rivière, 1674 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (365x225 mm). [32], 1346 pp. Half title, title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece by G. Audran. Contemporary full leather, 6 raised bands gilt in compartments (some wear to boards, old repairs to head and foot of spine), offsetting to frontispiece, title page with old ownership inscription, minor worming (mainly marginal), little dampstaining to upper corner of few leaves, marbled endpapers. A crisp unfoxed copy of the first edition and of greatest rarity. Only two copies listed in KVK (one in Zurich and another in Paris BnF), no copy in the USA. ---- Brunet III, 1901; Zischka 7; Carter/Muir, Printing and the Mind of Man 155a - FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA. Moreri&#39;s work is ranked, along with Bayle&#39;s Dictionnaire Historique et Critique, as one of the first vernacular encyclopedias to make an impact on the European world of letters. Moreri deliberately designed his encyclopedia as an apologia and defence of the Roman Catholic Church. It is also noteworthy for its emphasis on biographical and historical entries which for a long time were neglected by other compilers such as Harris, Chambers and Bayle (whose own Dictionnaire was composed as a direct response to Moreri&#39;s work). It was eclipsed by Diderot&#39;s Encyclopedie (Paris, 1751-65)..

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        Libertas Ecclesiastica, Or, A Discourse Vindicating the Lawfulness of Those Things Which are Chiefly Execpted Against in the Church of England, Especially in its Liturgy and Worship

      Printed by J.M. for Walter Kettilby London: Printed by J.M. for Walter Kettilby, 1674. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (xvi),552pp. Contemporary full leather. Rebacked to style with the spine in matching calf, five compartments with raised bands, red leather lettering label, gilt. Wear to edges, some scuffing, else a very good copy. Imprimatur on leaf A1v: "Imprimatur, Sam. Parker. Jan 23. 1672/3." Bound with "The second book concerning ceremonies and ecclesiastical constitutions" commencing at p. 299 (continuous pagination). The author was preacher at St Nicholas, in Lyn Regis. Wing F331; ESTC 25390.

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        Le ricche minere della pittura veneziana. Compendiosa informazione... non solo delle Pitture pubbliche di venezia: ma dell?Isole ancora Circonvicine.

      Nicolini 1674 Cm. 14,5, pp. (122) 115 (5) 78 (6) 57 (3) 77 (3) 72 (3) 63 (5) + 1 cb. Con 7 tavole incise (tra cui l'antiporta allegorica). Legatura coeva in cart. alla rustica. Qualche forellino di tarlo alle prime tre carte, appena percettibili gore all'angolo di poche pagine, peraltro esemplare genuino, con poche tracce d'uso ed in buono stato di conservazione. ?Seconda impressione con nove aggiunte? a 10 anni dall?edizione originale. Preferibile alla prima stesura per le preziose notizie aggiunte. Opera rara soprattutto se completa in tutte le sue parti e delle 7 tavole. Cfr. Cicognara 4351, Fossati-Bellani, 2336; Lozzi, 5926.

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        De Republica Hebraeorum. Libri tres

      Lesnerium Ioan. 1674 Editio novissima - in 16° - pp.6 cc.nn., 420 - Pergamena - Testo in latino intercalato da numerosi passi in ebraico - Manca la prima carta bianca. Rinforzo ai bordi del frontespizio di antica data. Velina di rinforzo all'ultima pagina.

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        Oeuvres diverses Du Sieur D*** avec le Traité du Sublime ou du Merveilleux dans le Discours Traduit du Grec de Longin.

      Chez Denys Thierry, rue Saint Jacques, a l'Enseigne de la Ville de Paris 1674 In-4 (cm. 24), pp. (4) 178 (8) 102 (10). Con antiporta allegorica fuori testo incisa in rame (P. Landry sculp.). Legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Tagli rossi e sguardie marmorizzate. Qualche segno d'uso alla legatura e piccole macchiette a poche carte, peraltro esemplare genuino, fresco e ben conservato. Si tratta della rara edizione originale con il titolo "Oeuvres diverses" da non confondersi con l'edizione apparsa lo stesso anno, ma in formato più piccolo e senza il Privilegio.

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        Histoire de l'heresie des iconoclastes et de la translation de l'Empire aux Francois.

      chez Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy 1674 Cm. 26, pp. (32) 563 (21). Bell'antiporta incisa in rame, vignetta al frontespizio, capolettera, grandi testate e finali. Il tutto inciso in rame. Sontuosa legatura coeva in pieno marocchino, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da vari ordini di filetti e fregi, dentelles interne. Tagli dorati e sguardie marmorizzate. Ex libris (Ernest Hayden Bartlett), etichetta di antica libreria parigina e tue timbri di possesso: L. Derome e Infirmerie de Marie Therese. Bell'esemplare, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Testo "reglé". Edizione originale, non comune di quest'opera di Maimbourg, inizialmente gesuita, poi espulso per ordine di Innocenzo XI.

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        Icones & Descriptiones Rariorum Plantarum Siciliae, Melitae, Galliae, & Italiae. Quarum unaquaequo proprio charactere signata, ab aliis ejusdem classis facile distinguitur.

      (Oxford), E Theatro Sheldoniano...apud Robertum Scott..., 1674. 1674 In-4° (243x183mm), pp. (16), 96, (2), legatura modena in p. pelle marezzata con titolo in oro su tassello rosso su dorso a nervi. Tagli rossi, ex-libris Jacques Philippe Le Dru al contropiatto. Abile restauro all'angolo superiore della prima c. bianca. Frontespizio con vignetta calcografica a mezza pagina con veduta dello Sheldonian Theatre di Oxford. Al verso del frontespizio, bell'ex-libris calligrafato in data 1720. Testatine ornate su rame. 52 tavole calcografiche intercalate n.t. raffiguranti oltre 120 specie botaniche, tutte perspicuamente incise e con esplicazione in calce recante il loro nome latino. Esemplare assai bello, con bruniture consuete quanto lievi. Prima edizione, assai rara, di splendido figurato secentesco di botanica, descrivente anche talune varietà di piante per la prima volta; le specie botaniche catalogate sono relative alla flora della Sicilia, di Malta, della Francia, dell'Italia. Il Boccone (Palermo, 1633-Altofonte, 1704), grande botanico siciliano (e non genovese, come erroneamente voleva il Pritzel: la sua famiglia era invece oriunda di Savona), amico di Linneo, che a lui dedicò una pianta della famiglia delle papaveracee, la Bocconia, fu monaco cistercense nel convento di Parco, presso Palermo (con il nome di Silvio), fisico e botanico del Gran Duca di Toscana, nonché professore a Padova. Mira, I, 111. Nissen, 17. Pritzel, 859. Haller, I, 339. Moncada Lo Giudice, 259. Henrey, British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800, 120. Hunt, 329. Vinciana, 1791. Plesch, I, 67. Brunet, I, 1021. Graesse, I, 457. Cox, I, 108. Wing, 3385. Stiftung für Botanik, 67-68. In-4° (243x183mm), pp. (16), 96, (2), reliure moderne en plein cuir avec titre en or sur dos a nerfs. Ex-libris Jacques Philippe Le Dru. Restauration au coin supérieur de la première page blanche. Titre avec vignette gravées sur cuivre (Sheldonian Theatre de Oxfors). 52 planches gravées sur cuivre dans le texte avec représentations de plus de 120 espèces de plantes. Ex-libris manuscrit ancien du XVIII siècle. Très bon exemplaire avec rousseurs ordinaires. Rare édition originale de ce magnifique livre figuré du XVII siècle, relatif auc plantes de la Sicile, de Malte, de la France et de l'Italie. Quelques plantes sont décrites pour la première fois.

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        Modo di misurare le fabriche..

      Torino, Heredi Gianelli, 1674. 1674 In -8 (cm. 18 x 10,5), pp. 208. Cartonatura maculata del XVIII secolo. Titolo calligrafato sul taglio inferiore. Illustrato con 111 diagrammi xilografati nel testo. Ingiallitura al margine inferiore di gran parte del volume, ma discreto esemplare. Antica firma di possesso sul frontespizio e sull'ultima carta. Prima e unica edizione, molto rara di questo manuale sulla misurazione degli edifici, nel quale Guarini, architetto di casa Savoia dal 1667, sottolinea la sua convinzione che l'architettura si fonda sulla matematica. Cfr. Riccardi I, 636.

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        De Ave Diomedea dissertatio, cum verâ ejus effigie aeri incisa, ex Muséo D. Friderici Lachmund Hildesheim. Ad Cl. Virum, Dn. D. Johan. Danielem Majorem.

      Amsterdam, A. Frisius, 1674. 12mo (130 x 75mm). pp. 52, (6), with 5 (4 folded) engraved plates. Recent boards. First edition and a very scarce publication on the Albatross and one of the earliest illustrated monographs of a single bird, 'among the greatest rarities in ornithological literature' (E.P. Goldschmidt). In the name 'Diomedea' is a reference to the mythical metamorphosis of the companions of the Greek warrior Diomedes into birds. The Albatross was part of Lachmund's own natural history cabinet at Hildesheim. The work is dedicated to Johan Daniel Major, professor of anatomy at Kiel. The first plate (210 x 175 mm) shows a full depiction of the Albatross, an other plate shows its large and strong beak, while the remaining plates show anatomical details. Not in any of the major ornithological bibliographies; The British Museum Natural History catalogue lists it as 'wanting'. Eales 804, quoting an edition of 1686; Wellcome III, 426; Ripley & Scribner, 'Ornithological books in the Yale Univ. Library', 163.

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        Il giornale de Letterati per tutto l'anno 1674

      Nicolò Angelo Tinassi 1674 In 8° - pp.pp 2nn + 162 - Senza legatura - 12 riviste mensili rilegate insieme - Incisione al frontespizio, Capilettera, testatine e finalini. Alcune incisioni nel testo ed una a piena pagina - Impaginazione errata nel mese di agosto - Fori di tarlo che talvolta ledono lievemente il testo. Ultime 4 pagine sciolte - l Giornale de' Letterati è stata una delle più antiche riviste italiane in assoluto. Il primo numero uscì a Roma il 28 gennaio 1668 ad opera di un gruppo di intellettuali (fra cui si ricordano Michelangelo Ricci, Salvatore Serra, Francesco Nazzari e Giovanni Giustino Ciampini) i quali, sul modello del Journal des sçavans e delle Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society apparsi entrambi nel 1665, progettarono una rivista con recensioni delle novità librarie apparse all'estero. I soci si erano obbligati a fornire i riassunti delle opere in lingua straniera pubblicate in Europa; lo stesso Nazzari avrebbe curato le novità provenienti dalla Francia, Salvatore Serra le altre.Gli argomenti trattati in questa annata sono d'interesse letterario, filosofico, storico e scientifico-medico e sono tutti molto interessanti, curiosi ed alcuni inediti.Ne citiamo alcuni: Lorenzo Bellini,Gustus organum>br>Christiano Hugenio, Horologium OscillatorioAnonimi, Euclidis elementa geometricaBernardino Genga, Anatomia chirurgica?

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        Opera quae extant omnia, hoc est Commentarii in VI libros Pedacii Dioscorides Anazarbei de medica materia; adjectis in margine variis Graeci textus lectionibus a Casparo Bauhino. ... Editio altera.

      Basileae, J. König, 1674. Folio. pp. (120), 1027, 22, 236, (6), with a fine engraved title and over a 1000 woodcuts in the text. Contemporary vellum (old repair to spine). Nissen BBI, 1309; Hunt 332. The second edition (first 1598) of the 'Opera' edited by Caspar Bauhin, the final and most complete form of Mattioli's texts. It contains also Mattioli's medical writings, including the most complete edition of the "Commentarii in Dioscoridem", with many notes and additions by Bauhin. Most of the woodcuts have been copied from the small-size pictures of the Venetian editions. Apart from some slight marginal staining and foxing a clean copy.

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        Exercitatio de vena medinensi, ad mentem Ebnsinae (Avicennae), sive de dracunculis veterum. Specimen exhibens novae versionis ex arabico, cum commentario uberiori. Cui accedit altera de vermiculis capillaribus infantium.

      Klein-4°. 27 n.n. Bl., 456 S., 60 n.n. Bl. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, Porträt und 13 Kupfertafeln von Melchior Haffner. Pergamentband neu aufgebunden zum Teil mit altem Material. Garrison-M. 5336.1. - Eales I, 844. - Waller 9856. - Krivatsy 12928. - Hirsch-H. V, 895. - VD17 23:275441M. - Erste Ausgabe. - "An exhaustive survey of dracontiasis" über den Medina-oder Guineawurm, oder Dracunculus. Welsch, "verstand viele Sprachen, und brachte es sonderlich in der arabischen sehr weit" (Jöcher IV, 1882) druckte den arabischen Text über den Parasiten aus dem Kanon des Avicenna in arabischen Lettern nach und lieferte dazu, neben einer eigenen Übersetzung und Kommentaren, frühe Übertragungen von Gerardus Cremonensis und Andrea Alpago. Der Text mit Zitaten aus 28 Sprachen dazu mit einem eigenen Register. Der Anhang mit dem Abdruck des erstmals 1589 erschienenen "De Dracunculis disputatio medica" von Georg Cunelus - Die Kupfer zeigen wie der Wurm bei verschiedenen Völkern ausgezogen wird, Wurmknäuel, ein Medusenhaupt u.a.m. - Unser Exemplar mit dem Porträt der Kaiserin Claudia Felice, das nur einem Teil der Auflage beigebunden wurde. Georg Hieronymus Welsch (1624-1677) war Stadtarzt von Augsburg. - Durchgehend gebräunt. Stellenweise, Kupfer stärker stockfleckig. Einband fleckig.

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        Oeuvres diverses du Sieur D*** avec le traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le discours, traduit du Grec de Longin

      Claude Barbin pr. by Denys Thierry Paris: Claude Barbin (pr. by Denys Thierry), 1674. Binding as above, nearly perfect save for just a touch of rubbing to the spine extremities, in cloth-covered slipcase, worn, with cloth starting to split over edges. Frontispiece and title-page separating from binding; title with red-tinted signs, near edges, that the marbling process did not go entirely smoothly; upper margins of several other leaves with hints of very faint waterstaining. Otherwise, clean and quite lovely.. 4to (25.3 cm, 10").Frontis., [4], 178, [12], [3]&#150;102, [10 (index & colophon)] pp., 1 plt. Early edition, following the first of 1670; this is the first edition to appear under the Oeuvres title, and contains nine satires, the first four epistles, L'art poëtique, and a number of other shorter pieces, followed by the Traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le discours, translated from Longinus. The handsomely printed volume has much of its text set in italic type, decorated with woodcut tailpieces, typographic and woodcut headpieces, and ornamental capitals. Margins are generous, layout is attractive. P. Landry designed and engraved the classically themed frontispiece, with the plate preceding Le Lutrin having been done by F. Chausseau.Binding: 19th-century signed binding by Léon Gruel: Oxblood morocco framed in gilt double fillets containing a background of gilt-stamped fleurs-de-lis around a central ornamented cartouche. Spine gilt extra, with elaborate gilt-stamped inner dentelles over silk endpapers. All edges gilt over marbling. => Silk bookmarker woven with binder's information!Provenance: Front fly-leaf with armorial bookplate of New York attorney and book collector Frederic Robert Halsey, and with decorative medieval-inspired bookplate of "G.E." Volume with laid-in handwritten note signed by Gruel, on Gruel-Engelmann letterhead, dated 1892.

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        OPERA QUAE EXTANT OMNIA

      Basel, Johann Konig, 1674.. hoc est, commentarii in VI. libros Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei de Medica materia. Adjectis in margine variis Graeci textus lectionibus. qui Dioscoridis depravatam lectionem restituunt: a Casparo Bauhino. infinitis locis aucti, synonymiis quoque plantarum et notis illustrati. Adjectis plantarum iconibus, supra priores editiones plus quam trecentis (quarum quamplurimae hic primum describuntur) ad vivum delineatis . Editio altera, Latin text, 1674. EX LIBRARY COPY, BIRMINGHAM MEDICAL INSTITUTE. Folio, approximately 365 x 220 mm, 14½ x 8½ inches, engraved title, full page engraved portrait of Casparo Bauhino, large number of woodcuts in the text of botanical subjects, animals, fish, snakes, reptiles, birds, insects, shells, shell-fish etc, woodcuts of distillation procces, woodcut decorative initials, head- and tailpieces, pages: [121], [1], 1-1027, [1], [22], 3-236, [6], bound without last title page, AA1, bound in contemporary vellum with blind-embossed arabesque design to centre of each cover, rebacked with later gilt lettered black morocco label, gilt library stamp to foot of spine, endpapers replaced. Binding soiled, upper hinge cracked, engraved title tightly bound, portrait lightly browned, pale age-browning and foxing throughout, slightly heavy in places, few small neat repairs to margins, repair to inner margin of half-title, pale ink library stamps to title page and half-title and intermitent pale library stamps to lower blank margins, pale damp-staining affecting top margins, a few tips of corners missing, not affecting text, covers slightly bowed, shelf wear to edges, otherwise a good copy. See: Peter Krivatsy, A Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, pages 769-770, number 7569; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library Volume 4, page 81. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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