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        Accuratissima Totius Africae Tabula in Lucem Producia Per Tacobum de Sandrart Norimbergae

      Nuremburg: J. von Sandart, 1675. Copper engraving with early colour. Printed on laid paper. Title in manuscript ink on verso of sheet. Cleveland Historical Society collection stamp on verso of sheet. Numerous tears and creases in outside margins, which have been expertly repaired. Center fold has been strengthened. 19 ¼ x 22 ¾ inches. 20 ½ x 24 ½ inches. An early map of Africa by the great mapmaker Jacob von Sandrart, engraved by Homann. Sandrart's stunning map of Africa is a close copy of Fredrik de Wit's map, 'Nova Africa Descriptio' published in 1660. With the prime meridian running through Ferro Island, the map is typical of late seventeenth century maps of Africa.Like other maps of the period, Sandrart has included a highly decorative and informative cartouche in the lower left corner of the sheet. Homann's continental cartouches aspired to convey the natural history as well as the costume and manner of life of the human inhabitants. Here, while a woman peacefully nurses her baby in a hammock, a native chief stares out at the viewer from under the shade of a large umbrella. On the right side of the vignette, two riders on horseback, one with a cutlass and one with a decaptitated head, ride by a river where one man is attacking another with his sword. Among the humans are a lion, a snake, a reptile of some sort and another fox-like animal. Although the map repeats De Wit's decorations, it relies on Ptolemy for its description of the Nile basin. It is to some degree remarkable that seventeenth century maps of the interior of Africa were filled with geographical features and named locations, since there had been very little European exploration of the interior at this date. European trade took place at specific locations along the coast and almost nothing was known about the interior of the dark continent except through rumor. This is a fascinating map by Sandrart and one of only two maps engraved by Homann before 1690.Born at Frankfurt-on-Main, Jacob von Sandrart was one of the most esteemed mapmakers in Nuremberg at the close of the seventeenth century. He learned his trade from his uncle Joachim von Sandrart and from Cornelius Danckerts. As with this impressive map, all of Sandrart's charts are filled with a wealth of decorative details and highly ornate cartouches.

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        Hughes's Queries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo

      The only early modern collection of mooted cases, continuing a tradition existing before the Inns of Courts were established, setting forth the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively) the conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, browning, margins cut close not affecting the text, a sound copy; without the imprimatur leaf. Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.], London, 1675.

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        Historia della Città e Regno di Napoli

      Historia della Città e Regno di Napoli. Ove si trattano le cose più notabili accadute dalla sua Edificatione fin?à tempi nostri. Con l?Origine, Sito, Forma, Religione, antica e moderna Politia, Tribunali, Nobiltà, Seggi, Acque, Circuito, Amenità, Provincie, Santi e Chiese. Seconda Editione. Unito: LOFFREDO Ferrante. L?Antichità di Pozzuolo et luoghi convincini. Unito: ALMAGIORE Tobia. Raccolta di varie notitie historiche, non meno appartenenti all?historia del Summonte che curiose contengono i nomi delle Provincie, Città, Terre e Castella... In Napoli, a spese di Antonio Bulifon, 1675. Quattro volumi in 8vo; cc.18 n.nn., pp.490, 6n.nn., 38; cc.14n.nn., pp.652; cc.14n.nn., pp.558; cc.14 n.nn., pp.479, 8n.nn., 122, 5n.nn. Insegne tipografiche ai frontespizi, ritratti e tavole geneaologiche. Qualche traccia d?umido. Mezza pergamena coeva, tassello con titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Autori Italiani del ?600, 901: ?Rara a trovarsi completa tutta l?opera?; Lozzi,2970; Cat. Platneriana, pag.234; Giustiniani, Biblioteca Storica e Topografica del Regno di Napoli, pag.109.

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        The Netherlands-Historian, Containing a true and exact Relation of what hath passed in the late Warrs between the King of Great Britain, and the French King with their Allyes, against the States Generall of the United Provinces -

      Amsterdam: Printed By Stephen Swart 1675 Amsterdam: Printed By Stephen Swart, 1675. First edition. 8vo. 27 (of 29) engraved folding plates, some bound out of order. [viii], 560 pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt-ruled, with circular red morocco shelfmark label, covers ruled in blind, spine mostly perished, covers detached. Bottom corner torn from pp. 531-2, Signed on the front free endpaper in an early hand, "Thomas Smiths Book". Sabin 52347 (for references to the West Indies, Surinam, etc) . Concerning the Franco-Dutch war, with plates showing the fortifications of Dutch cities and European heads of state, as well as the dramatic deaths of the DeWitt brothers

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        Neapolis.

      Amsterdam, 1675 circa. Incisione in rame, b/n, cm 39, 8 x 51,0 (alla battuta della lastra), 40 x 52 (il foglio), titolo entro festone in alto al centro, due stemmi nobiliari in alto (uno a ds. e uno a sn), legenda in tutta la parte bassa. Non diversamente da quanto era accaduto per altre vedute, il prototipo del Van de Velde viene abbastanza presto imitato e divulgato, in formato ridotto. Ancora una volta, la citt? in cui ha luogo la riedizione ? Amsterdam e l'A. ? il poco noto Clemendt de Ionghe, ricordato anche come Clement de Conghe (1624 - 1677). Nella riduzione operata dal de Conghe, di 1 /42 ca. di lunghezza, si conserva una certa cura dei dettagli, con le stesse aberrazioni prospettiche ed esagerazioni dimensionali dei primi piani. L'avere operato una riduzione cos? forte su di una veduta con una bassa linea di orizzonte, costringe l'incisore, per esigenze di equilibrio compositivo, a disporre una fascia di cielo alta almeno due terzi dell'intero campo topografico. Interessante ? la legenda sottostante, con una composizione in quattro distici, ripetuta in tre lingue il cui originale sembra il testo in fiammingo - a giudicare dalla serrata ricorrenza delle rime - tuttavia ben tradotto in francese ma piuttosto maccheronico e oscuro in latino. Il testo celebra l'origine cumana della citt? e la ricchezza d'acqua e di porti. Ma: " La fortune est jalouse, et regrette mon bien / Ie suis chef d'Italie, et ne m'oblige a rien", ? il tipico motivo locale, vivo nel seicento e ancora un secolo dopo, di una Napoli sfortunata ma altera. La fortuna dell'incisore fu prolungata dal successivo suo editore, il noto idrografo,matematico e incisore Gerard van Keulen (1678 - 1727), che stampa la stessa lastra, con il suo nome, ai primi del settecento. (Bibl. Pane, Giulio e Valerio, Vladimiro. La citt? di Napoli tra vedutismo e cartografia. Piante e vedute dal XV al XIX secolo", p. 154 - 155). Rara. Esemplare leggermente rifilato ai margini, oltre la battuta della lastra, ma con presente la legenda al completo e il nome dell'A., minimi difetti marginali e una leggera, uniforme brunitura. Nell'insieme in assai buono stato di conservazione.

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        "De Custen van Noorwegen, Finmarcken, Laplandt, Spitsbergen, Ian Mayen Eylandt, Yslandt, als mede Hitlandt, en gedeelte van Schotlandt"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 44,2x54cm Amsterdam 1675 The general chart of the North.. R. V. Tooley "Map Collectors' Circle - Printed Charts of Scandinavia" no. 293, Mingroot - Ermen Entry 31)

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        Lappland/ Das ist: Neue und wahrhafftige Beschreibung von Lappland und dessen Einwohnern/ worin viel bisshero unbekandte Sachen von der Lappen Ankunfft/ Aberglauben/ Zauberkünsten/ Nahrung/ Kleidern/ Geschäfften/ wie auch

      von den Thieren und Metallen so es in ihrem Lande giebet/ erzählet/ und mit unterschiedlichen Figuren fürgestellet worden. Franckfurt am Mayn und Leipzig 1675. With copperengraved frontispiece, folded map, titlevignette and 25 woodcuts. (12) + 414 pp. Contp. full vellum. Except from 2 lighter spots on titlepage c. 2x4 cm each, a very nice and attractive copy.. Very famous early work on Lapland, the first authoritative account of the Lapps since Olaus Magnus and for a long time the main information source on this subject. It treats traditions of the Lapps, living conditions, religion, hunting etc. J. Scheffer (1621-79) was an archaeologist and a philologist who for a period of time worked as librarian at the University of Uppsala, Sweden; the engravings as well as the woodcuts in the book were drawn by Scheffer himself. The book was first published in Latin and then translated into German, English, Dutch and French. Warmholtz 705. Lipperheide Hab 1. Collijn IV, 828. Lindberg 38

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        Traite De L'Usage Du Pantometre, InstrumentGeometrique, Propre a prendre toutes fortes d'Angles, Mezure les Distances accessibles & inaccessibles, Arpenter & Diviser toutes fortes de Figures,&c

      Widow of Antoine Chrestien & Charles Guillery for Andre Pralard,, 1675.. Modern mottled sheep backed marbled board, gilt rules on spine, title on label,edges speckled red, marbled endpapers, very good copy.. Engraved extra-title, engraved arms (Claude Le Peletier), 25 full-page engravings, head- and tail-pieces.. 12mo. 88x 52mm.. First Edition. Bullet (1639-1716) French architect and engineer, and favorite student of Francois Blondel. In 1685 he became a member of the Academie Royale d'Architecture and was appointed royal architect. "Shortly before 1675 he was commissioned to design a new map of Paris and for this purpose he constructed a new instrument which he called "pantometre." Although it has some resemblance to Scheiner's instrument, it was much bigger and could be used more widely." [Weil Cat 29:20.] He was also the author of the popular encyclopedic work "Architecture Partique" which went through many editions.[ See Millard, French Boooks,#45.] Goldsmith, BM 17c. French, B1855.Graesse I,570. BMC IV:580.621. See: Daumas, Instr. Scient.,32.

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        Index manuscriptorum bibliothecæ Augustanæ cum adpendice duplici, præmissus historiæ literariæ & librariæ ibid.

      (Augsburg), T. Koppmaieri, 1675. 4:o. (20),153,(2) s. Nytt fint halvpergamentbd med prydligt handtextad ryggtitel (Johanna Röjgård & Lars Laurentii). Enstaka lager- och småfläckar samt mindre fuktränder. Liten reva i marginalen på s. 75 och 115 och s. 95 med avrivet nedre hörn. Bra ex.. VD17 12:138819X. Reiser (1628-86) var bibliotekarie vid staden Augsburgs bibliotek, över vars handskriftssamling detta är en katalog. I de båda appendixen förtecknas en mängd tryckta skrifter av lärda Augsburgbor och editioner av bibliotekets handskrifter. Det finns två tidigare kataloger över handskriftssamlingen: en omfattande 7 blad som utkom 1575 och en på 62 sidor som utkom 1595. Först 1842 utgavs en ny katalog över samlingen förtecknad av Caspar Georg Metzger

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Animadversiones in decimum librum Diogenis Laertii, qui est de vita, moribus, placitisque Epicuri. Continent autem placita, quas ille treis statuit philosophiae parteis. Vol. 1 + 2. ( In drei Teilen: I.: Canonicam nempe, habitam dialecticae loco. // II. : Physicam, ac imprimis nobilem illius partem meteorologiam. // III.: Ethicam, cuius gratia ille excoluit coeteras.)

      14 unpag. pp., 611,1 // 1 Page., 458, 12 unpag. pp., 1 p. (Mit 1 gest. Porträt-Titelvignette.) Zeitgenöss. Halblederbände auf 5 echten Bünden. Folio. (36.5x23.5 cm.) Pierre Gassendi 1592-1655, astronomo francese, biografo di Epicuro e Tico Brahe, padre del nome dell`aurora boreale e osservatore della Cometa del 1618, può essere considerato a tutti gli effetti il padre fondatore del metodo empirico. In questa rara e importantissima opera, egli ripercorre tutta la sua teoria, mutuata in parte dalla rilettura di Epicuro, con le nuove applicazioni alla scienza. (Vergoldung am Rücken teils ein w. abgerieben, Leder an den Kanten zeitbedingt ein w. rissig. Band 2 mit einer nicht störenden "Druckstelle" im Vorderdeckel, die nicht ins Buch "reingeht".

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        Prognosticon Astromanticum, Das ist: Natürliche und wolgegründete Anzeigung deß Gewitters und anderer Erregung und Bewegung derer in der untern Welt lebenden und webenden Dinge; Wie sie durch himmlische Influentz angetrieben und nach dem Lauff der Natur sich erzeigen werden; Auff das MDCLXXII. Schalt-Jahr ... Darinnen ist auch zu befinden: I. Vom Krieg/ Unfried und Zustand im Weltwesen ... II. Von einfallenden bösen Seuchen und Kranckheiten. III. Von abermaligen 2. Sonn- und 2 Monds-Finsternussen. IV. Von den 4. Jahrszeiten ... V. Von Frucht- und Unfruchtbarkeit deß Erdgewächses VI. Zugabe etlicher lustiger und nützlicher Kunst-Stück.

      12 Bll. Neuerer Pappband. 20 x 15,5 cm. VD17 7:700994L. - Tls. papierbedingt gebräunt.

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        Lectionum academicarum liber quo continentur animadversiones in Miltiadem Nepotis, epistolas Plinii, Curtium, Ciceronem de legibus, apocolocyntosin Senecæ, anonymi graeci rhetorica, cum versione Latina, fragmentum Petronii & alia.

      Accedit omnium à dicto Joanne Scheffero editorum, & quæ brevi ad eodem sperari possunt, index. Hamburg, Gothofredi Schultzen, 1675. 8:o. (15),+ (blank),+ 336,+ 96 s. Liten papperlagning av titelbladets nedre hörn. Samtida pergamentband, biblioteksetikett på frampärmen och med äldre delvis överklistrad ägarnamnteckning. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Collijn sp. 829. Fant 40. Ett åttasidigt index, "Opusculorum diversis temporibus locique publicatorum index", saknas. Den rätt sällsynta första upplagan av denna samling av texter, bestående av dels utdrag ur Schefferus olika föreläsningar i Uppsala och dels nytryck av tidigare publicerade texter. Nya upplagor följde i Uppsala 1697 och i Amsterdam 1698

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