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        Mr. Smirke: or, The divine in mode: being certain annotations, upon the Animadversions on The naked truth. Together with a short historical essay, concerning general councils, creeds, and impositions, in matters of religion [with] The Naked Truth; or, The True State of the Primitive Church

      London 1676 - Rebound in full modern calf, lacking endpapers for The Naked Truth, otherwise complete.Scattered minor wormtrails and marks, notes to second title, small woodcut affixed to rear of second title, generally clean. [4], 40, [6],76 pages & [6] (of [8]), 66 pages.Marvell's Mr. Smirke is a biting satire against Francis Turner and intolerance and bad theology generally and a spirited defense of Croft's appeal for moderation "The Naked Truth" against Turner's "Animadversions upon a late pamphlet entituled The naked truth" - a nice pairing. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 046140. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau traité des oeillets. La façon la plus utile et facile de les bien cultiver, leurs noms, leurs couleurs, et leur beauté. Avec la liste des plus nouveaux. Par L.C.B.M.

      Paris, Charles de Sercy, 1676 ; in 12, veau marbré, dos à nerfs décoré et doré, roulette sur les coupes (reliure de l'époque) ; [1, 1 bl., 2], 162, [2] pp.Edition originale rare qui fut rééditée en 1689. Selon les sources, l'ouvrage est attribué à Goube par la BNF, Goube de Valenciennes par Barbier, à Pierre Morin (mais à tort) ; ces attributions ne nous éclairent pas sur les initiales L.C.B.M. Le mors du plat supérieur est restauré ainsi qu'un coin et un nerf. Ouvrage estimé et fort complet. L'oeillet est une fleur qui pousse particulièrement bien en Flandres et Picardie. Bon exemplaire.

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         Le voyageur d'Europe, où est le voyage de Turquie qui comprend la Terre-Sainte et l'Égypte.

      Paris Louis Billaine 1676 In-12 de 317-(5) pp.; veau brun marbré, dos à nerfs orné, coupes ornées (reliure de l'époque). Première édition de cet ouvrage peu commun. Après avoir parcouru les pays d'Europe, Albert Jouvin de Rochefort décida de visiter l'Égypte et de revenir par la Turquie en passant par la Terre-Sainte. Le récit de ce voyage contient de très nombreux détails sur les pays visités, dont une visite aux pyramides, très rare à l'époque. L'ouvrage contient, à la fin, un petit dialogue français-turc contenant des phrases utiles au voyageur. Bel exemplaire. Manque à Atabey et à Blackmer. -- Boucher de La Richarderie, I, 244. -- Gay, 2079. -- Hage-Chahine, 2393. -- Röhricht, 274. -- Tobler, 112. -- Weber, II, 396.

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        ORNITHOLOGIAE LIBRI TRES.

      London JOHN MARTYN 1676 - First edition. Folio (36.3 x 22.5 cm.), 2 folding letterpress tables, 77 engraved plates, lacking initial imprimatur leaf, browning to text leaves, title-leaf slightly frayed at fore-edge and with very small hole in centre, three plates with tears repaired, later vellum with arms tooled in blind on covers, a good example. "The Ornithologiæ libri tres (referred to as the Ornithology) is one of the first truly scientific ornithological texts. It was published four years after the death of Francis Willughby (1635–1672) by his friend and collaborator John Ray (1627–1705). These two natural historians had met at Trinity College Cambridge in the 1650s and spent time travelling around Britain and Europe collecting and observing nature. Previous works concerning birds typically contained information gleaned from earlier sources such as Aristotle and Pliny with extra comments by the author. These works would usually describe the birds, where they might be found, whether they were edible, if they had any medicinal value, and what their human traits and characteristics were (for example Wrens are viewed as brave while Finches are dim-witted). It was also not uncommon to find mythical and fabled birds such as the phoenix and griffin amongst the pages of such works. As the study of natural history progressed the standards of ornithological works improved but they still lacked sensible and coherent organisation. Birds tended to be grouped together by habitat and then by their actions. Walter Charleton's (1619–1707) system, explained in his Onomasticon zoicon (London, 1668), involved looking at the birds' diets, whether they bathed (and in what water/sand) or sang. The way birds were ordered changed with the publication of the Ornithology. Firstly, they are classed here as land or water birds. The land birds are then divided into those with crooked beaks and claws and then those with straight beaks. The water birds are divided into those 'that wade in the waters, or frequent watery places, but swim not; The second, such as are of a middle nature between swimmers and waders, or rather that partake of both kinds, some whereof are cloven-footed, and yet swim; others whole-footed, but yet very long-leg'd like the waders: The third is of whole-footed, or fin-toed Birds, that swim in the water'. This is thought to be the first attempt to rationally classify birds. The 77 illustrations contained in the Ornithology come from various sources. Some are copies made from the collection of pictures and specimens owned by Willughby, others Ray had commissioned. The quality of the illustrations varies greatly; some are very lifelike and easily identified while others are not. Many of the birds have unusual postures for their species while those drawn from specimens (dead or alive) tend to be the more accurate. Ray himself puts the lack of quality down to the fact that he was unable to fully oversee the engravers' work as he was away from London and had to send instructions by letter. The illustrations credited to Thomas Browne (1605–1682) are of the best quality. These are thought to include the illustrations of the Shearwater, Little Auk, Razorbill, and Great Northern Diver" (Dawn Moutrey, University of Cambridge, Whipple Library). Anker 532 (variant); Nissen IVB 991; Wing W2879 (with title-page variant recorded as ESTC R471002). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine: York Shire.

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (small quarter inch tear on lower left, slight edge browning). An elegant map depicting the royal county of Yorkshire, including part of Westmore Land, Lancashire, Lincolneshire, and the Germain Ocean (today's North Sea). The map was printed from copper plates engraved by Jodocus Hondius in his workshop in Amsterdam in 1610. The upper right-hand corner of this map bares a detailed coat of arms used by King Charles the First. As King, Charles bore the royal arms undifferenced: quarterly, I and IV grand-quarterly: azure three fleurs-de-lis Or (for France) and Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or (for England); II Or a lion rampant within a tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland); III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent (for Ireland). The compass rose alongside it provides us with another striking example of Hondius' detailed aesthetic. "Performed by John Speede and are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet Street and by Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard". The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous atlas. After being first published in 1611-1612, the 'Theatre of Great Britain' dominated the seventeenth-century English map market, going through many reprints and editions. Thanks to the Atlas' success, Speed earned the title of England's most well-known Stuart period cartographer and his work became the blueprint for folio atlases until the mid-18th century. Historically, Speed is also noted for placing England into the mainstream of map publishing, which had been dominated by the Dutch since the late sixteenth century. This map of Yorkshire is an excellent part of the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, and would be an outstanding slice of history to add to every map collection. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of our map of Yorkshire should always be uncolored and never colored. For more information on this map, or a warm welcome to see other maps and books of our collection at 72nd Street NYC, please contact Natalie Zadrozna.

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. "Suffolke described and divided into Hundreds, The situation of the fayre towne Ipswich shewed, with the armes of the most noble families that have bene either Dukes or Earles both of that Countie as also of Clare"

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (slight browning to edge, ink smear margin, top left corner torn) A handsome uncolored county map of Suffolk; taken from the famous Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine by English cartographer John Speed. The plates were engraved by Jodocus Honius in 1610, in Amsterdam. This map of Suffolk is the best available of the county; and Speed's maps are highly sought after due to their high level of accuracy, detail, and craftsmanship. Suffolk is an East Anglican county of great historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, and Essex. The North Sea lies to its east. The county is depicted as low-lying - with few hills and largely flat, arable land. The significance of this county is reflected in the admirable decorations on the map; such as the cartouches, sailing ship, figures, and a compass rose held by cherubim. The inset town plan of Ipswich is elegantly bordered and flanked by the images of the Roman general, Petillius Cerealis, on the left and the Queen of the Iceni, Boadicea, on the right. Ipswich has been known to be an occupied land since the Saxon period; and its port has been one of Britain's most important for the whole of its history. The plan is annotated with letters to describe the significant roads and buildings of the town; guided by a legend. This intricate plan was mapped by John Speed himself, as indicated by his signature 'Scale of Pases'. The left and right sides of the map are dictated to the coat of arms. The right bares the arms of the Dukes and Earles of Suffolk . Notable arms include those of Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1551) and father to Lady Jane Grey; and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1514) and brother-in-law to Henry VIII. The left side portrays the Dukes and Earls of Clare. Notable arms include those of Thomas Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence (1412) and second son of King Henry IV. The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of this map of Suffolke should always be uncolored and never colored. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous atlas. After being first published in 1611-1612, the 'Theatre of Great Britain' dominated the seventeenth-century English map market, going through many reprints and editions. Thanks to the Atlas' success, Speed earned the title of England's most well-known Stuart period cartographer and his work became the blueprint for folio atlases until the mid-18th century. Historically, Speed is also noted for placing England into the mainstream of map publishing, which had been dominated by the Dutch since the late sixteenth century. This map of Suffolke is an e

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        Theorico - Practicae Observationes ad Rotae Provinciae Marchiae Decisiones Stephani Gratiani Eiusden Rotae Judicis, et Auditoris. In Quibus Praeter Eruditionen, ac Rerum Notabilium.

      1676. . 1676 - Carlos Porsili. Nápoles. . 1 Vol. . Portada + 22 H + 455 folios + indice. Folio. Plena Piel de época. Derecho (Eclesiástico), Grabados , Idiomas (Latín), Siglo XVII . Interesante tratado de Derecho eclesiástico y familiar sobre la obra de Stephan Gratiano comentada por Nicolás Scoppa. Bella portada grabada con el retrato del autor y la alegoría a la justicia. Buena encuadernación en plena piel de época con dorados en lomera. Tapas algo rozadas, texto en buen estado . La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 500,00 EUR.

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        The experienc'd angler or angling improv'd. Being a general discourse of angling.

      London, Richard Marriot, 1676, in-12 (8.5 x 14.5 cm.), titre gravé, titre, (1 bl.), 1 f. bl., 6 ff., 96 pp., 3 ff. de table, gravures in-texte, 4e édition ( la 1re en 1662), reliure basane d'époque restaurée, plats ornés d'un poisson doré, dos et coins entièrement refait seuls les plats sont conservés.

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        Histoire de Pierre D'AUBUSSON Grand-Maistre de Rhodes.

      Sébastien Marbre-Cramoisy Paris 1676 In-4 ( 260 X 190 mm ) de ( 16p )-351p-( 28p ), pleine basane tabac, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin fauve. ( Reliure de l'époque ). Portrait-frontispice de Pierre d'AUBUSSON, 1 portrait hors-texte de MAHOMET II, 1 portrait hors-texte de son fils ZIZIME, 1 plan hors-texte de la ville de Rhodes et 7 vignettes dans le texte ( 2 bandeaux, un cul de lampe répété 3 fois, 2 lettrines ). Les Illustration sont gravées sur cuivre par GANTREL et CASSIN d'après SEVIN. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE de la biographie de celui qui s'illustra contre les Turcs dans la défense de Rhodes en 1480, Pierre d'AUBUSSON ( 1423-1503 ) entra à 13 ans au service de l'empereur SIGISMOND, en guerre avec le sultan AMURAT II. A son retour de Hongrie, il servit LOUIS XI. Puis il entra dans l'ordre des chevaliers de Rhodes. En 1480, 100 000 soldats turcs débarquèrent sur l'île, mais l'armée de MAHOMET II dut se retirer après de très lourdes pertes. Le pape décerna à d'AUBUSSON les titres de défenseur de la chrétienté et de bouclier de l'Eglise puis fut nommé cardinal en 1489. [Cioranescu, 17e s., n° 15265]. Reliure anciennement restaurée, rousseurs éparses et mouillures claires. Bon exemplaire. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Histoire de la vie de Monsieur le Maréchal de Turenne, et réflexions sur quelques affaires du temps.

      A Ville-Franche, chez Charles de la Vérité, l'an 1676 ; in-12, maroquin châtaigne, dos à nerfs décoré de palmettes dorées, titre et date dorés, grande composition centrale dorée, autour d'un cartouche central ovale, large roulette intérieure, toutes tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure non signée du XIXe); [4] titre et "Au lecteur", 141 pp., [5] pp. de Sommaire, [1] f. blanc ; portrait gravé sur cuivre de "Henricus de la Tour, vicomte de Turenne" en frontispice. Edition originale rarissime de cet opuscule biographique, probablement le tout premier publié après la mort du grand Maréchal de France, tué par un boulet à la bataille de Salzbach, le 27 juillet 1675, et dont l'anonymat n'a pas été percé ; l'auteur qui semble étranger à la France, dresse un tableau admiratif mais aussi critique du plus grand tacticien militaire de son époque, qui arriva plus d'une fois à transformer une retraite habilement menée en victoire ; il admire aussi le grand général très avare de la vie de ses hommes et totalement admiré par eux mais qui, par moment, laissa se commettre les pires crimes, non justifiés militairement, et qui ravagea et fit massacrer une bonne partie de l'Allemagne et des Flandres. Malgré quelques piqûres foncées, la reliure reste très agréable et d'une très bonne facture, l'intérieur est impeccable et le portrait d'une belle qualité. De toute rareté, nous n'avons pu localiser que deux exemplaires, l'un en Allemagne et l'autre à New York dans une bibliothèque universitaire et, apparemment, aucun dans une grande bibliothèque publique universitaire ou française.

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. "Northampton Shire".

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (slight browning to edge, light foxing, offsetting) A handsome map of Northamptonshire with town plan insets of Northampton and Peterborow. Taken from John Speed's famous Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. The cooper plates to print these maps were engraved by Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius in 1610. These county maps are the finest of their kind and the most sought after of Speed's maps. Northamptonshire is beautifully mapped out, depicting a relatively flat land with some hills sprinkled about. Hondius does an excellent work in filling all part of the space; with title cartouches, strapwork frames holding the King's coat of arms; frames, and elegant cartographer's tools. The county borders with those of Lecestershire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxford, Bedfordshire, and Huntington. Northamptonshire has a rich history dating back to early human occupation during Paleolithic time and so on. There are two town insets. Northampton (left) is the main county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England. It rose to national significance with the building of Northampton Castle - the royal residence and frequent host to the Parliament of England. Peterborow (Peterborough; right) was historically part of Northamptonshire, however for ceremonial purposes it now falls within the county borders of Cambridgeshire. The highlight of this town is its early English Gothic cathedral dedicated to St. Peter; presented in the center. The remaining significant roads and building on both town plans are marked with a letter guided by a key. John Speed also mapped both of these towns himself, as indicated by his signature 'Scale of Pases'. A highly desired addition to the county maps are Speed's inclusion of vignettes depicting English battles and events. Here, we find the Battle of Edgcote, the first major action in the campaigns of 1469-71 and the second major period of unrest in the Wars of the Roses. It took place in Northamptonshire when the army of the Earl of Pembroke, which was marching to join with Edward IV at Nottingham, encountered a rebel force under Robin of Redesdale, which was marching to join with the army of the Earl of Warwick. The right bares a frames showcasing the coat of arms of the ruling honorable families, Duke, and Earls over Northamptonshire. The shield of Sir William Compton is included in this 1676 edition, and was not previously printed on some other editions. The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of this map of Northamptonshire should always be uncolored and never colored. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous a

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        LA VERGINE PARIGINA. Descritta dal Padre Francesco Fulvio Frugoni dell'Ordine de Minimi. Parte prima.

      Presso Combi, & La Noù, 1676. Opera completa in tre volumi. Cm.15,5x8,2. Pg.(20), 340; (VIII), 412; 360. Legature coeve, allentate, in piena pergamena semirigida con titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Ad ognuno dei tre frontespizi marca calcografica con due mani che si stringono in bordura ornamentale sostenuta da due putti, ed il motto "Fides" in festone. Alcuni cartigli e capilettera incisi. Ascritto all'Ordine dei padri minimi di San Francesco di Paola, il Frugoni (Genova, 1620 - 1684 circa) studiò in Spagna agli atenei di Alcalà e di Salamanca. Attivo presso l'Accademia degli Addormentati, fu segretario particolare di Aurelia Spinola e compì studi di teologia alla Sorbona. La sua opera principale è "Il cane di Diogene", stampata postuma nel 1689. Scrisse anche alcuni melodrammi, rappresentati con successo in importanti teatri europei. E' considerato uno dei massimi esponenti della lirica seicentesca italiana, cimentandosi altresì, tra i primi, nel romanzo di ispirazione contemporanea. "E' stato definito un "rappresentante tipico della mondanità in veste fratesca, della più strabiliante virtuosità barocca nell'eloquenza, nel romanzo, nella critica, nel teatro" (Sofia Armanini). "La pubblicazione a Venezia della "Vergine parigina" (1661) contiene riferimenti autobiografici che suscitarono scandalo: il Frugoni venne esiliato da Genova e si trasferì a Parigi. L'esperienza vissuta in prima persona offre spunti e considerazioni per quest'opera che vuole celebrare in Aurelia, principessa di Francia secondo il martirologio gallicano, il mito della donna perseguitata ma nobile e pura. I genitori vogliono Aurelia sposa di Eluviano principe di Francia, ma il regno al quale aspira la giovane non è di questo mondo e per questo lascerà "lo sposo, la patria e i genitori". Per questo soffrirà e saprà macerare il proprio dolore; la penitenza serpeggerà sul volto "co' suoi smortigni pallori", la modestia la ricolorirà "col bel vermiglio de' suoi redivivi cinabri", e se con il digiuno saprà pascersi, si sfamerà "con la contemplazione dell'eterna vita". Non è difficile cogliere i motivi sensuali di questa religiosità molto passionale. L'"adorato suo crocefisso" e quell'"amabil costato del suo ferito amatore" richiamano le forti espressioni berniniane della S. Teresa, così come i monologhi rinviano alla teatralità sacra, se non alle prediche declamate nella settimana santa. Nell'emblematico conflitto fra bene e male, tipico del romanzo agiografico barocco, si può cogliere la visione drammatica del mondo con toni cupi e dolorosi. Il Fugoni giunse a Parigi nel dicembre del 1661. La morte di Onorato II, avvenuta di lì a pochi mesi, risolse i problemi per i quali la duchessa e il Frugoni si stavano battendo. Aurelia infatti ereditò i beni di casa Spinola e lo stesso Frugoni non faticò molto a pervenire a un accordo con il primogenito della duchessa, che divenne principe di Monaco. Nell'autunno del 1663 Aurelia si portò a Genova, ma per l'esule Frugoni il viaggio si dové interrompere a Torino" (da "Dizionario Biografico Treccani") . > La presente edizione settecentesca dell'opera del Frugoni non è segnalata né in SBN né in alcuna delle bibliografie consultate. Codice libreria 128537.

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        CATALOGUE GENERAL DES GENTILS-HOMMES DE LA PROVINCE DE LANGUEDOC, DONT LES TITRES DE NOBLESSE ONT ESTE REMIS DEVANT MONSIEUR DE BEZONS CHEVALIER, CONSEILLER D'ESTAT ORDINAIRE DU ROY, INTENDANT DE JUSTICE, POLICE & FINANCES DU LANGUEDOC; LESQUELS TITRES DE NOBLESSE ONT ETE CONFIRMEZ PAR JUGEMENT SOUVERAIN DUDIT SR. DE BEZONS, & AUTRES COMMISSAIRES A CE DEPUTEZ : EN VERTU DE LA COMMISSION DE SA MAJESTE, POUR LA RECHERCHE DE LA NOBLESSE, DU MOIS DE MARS 1668. DIVISEZ EN DEUX GENERALITEZ, SCAVOIR TOLOSE ET MONTPELIER, CHACUNE D'ICELLES CONTENANT ONZE DIOCESES MISE EN SON RANG & ORDRE, LES NOMS DE TOUS LES GENTILS-HOMMES, AVEC LEURS ARMES ET BLAZONS DE CHACUN, PAR LETTRES ALPHABETIQUES POUR LA COMMODITE DU PUBLIC; LE TOUT PAR LE SOIN & APPLICATION DU SIEUR HENRY DE CAUX, HABITANT DE LA VILLE DE PEZENAS, QUI A ETE PRESENT LORS DESDITS JUGEMENS DE NOBLESSE.

      A PEZENAS. PAR JEAN MARTEL, IMPRIMEUR ORDINAIRE DU ROY, & DES ESTATS GENERAUX DE LA PROVINCE DE LANGUEDOC, & DE LA VILLE. 1676.IN-FOLIO (23 X 34,5 X 3 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (8) + 68 + 92 ET (3) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN HAVANE, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE DE QUELQUES FIGURES GRAVEES SUR BOIS. EDITION ORIGINALE RARE (SAFFROY. 26642) DIVISEE EN DEUX PARTIES, L'UNE SUR LA GENERALITE DE TOULOUSE, L'AUTRE SUR CELLE DE MONTPELLIER. COMPLETE IN-FINE PAR 3 PAGES D'"ERRATA OU OMISSIONS DU PRESENT CATHALOGUE DE LA NOBLESSE DU LANGUEDOC"; CE SUPPLEMENT, INCONNU DE SAFFROY, MANQUE EGALEMENT DANS L'EXEMPLAIRE DETENU PAR LA BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE.QUELQUES TRACES DE MOUILLURES ANCIENNES, QUELQUES RARES PIQURES DE VER EN MARGE DE QUELQUES FEUILLETS, PETIT MANQUE DE PAPIER DANS L'ANGLE SUPERIEUR DES PAGES 91-92 AVEC PETIT MANQUE DE TEXTE (ON JOINT UNE PHOTOCOPIE DE CES 2 PAGES D'APRES L'EXEMPLAIRE DETENU PAR LA BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE), SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Métamorphoses d'Ovide en rondeaux imprimez [sic] et enrichis de figures par ordre de sa Majesté, et dediez [sic] à Monseigneur Le Dauphin.

      Paris, De l'impr. royale, 1676.1 vol. in-4 de [14]463-[8] pages. Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tête et tranche rouge. Coiffes manquantes, mors du 1er plat fendu, coins frottés, morceaux d'étiquette sur un feuillet muet, mais intérieur en belle condition. Illustré d'un titre gravé de S. Le Clerc, gravé par Ch. Le Brun, une vignette de tititre, 2 culs-de-lampe et 226 figures par Le Clerc, Chauveau et Le Pautre. Un des beaux livres de la fin du XVIIème siècle. Interversion du cahier Rr et Qq (pages 305 à 320).

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        Collection of 138 arrests and memoires, of which 76 concern Louis Dominique Bourguignon, called Cartouche

      1676-1764. Crime and Punishment during the Ancien Regime [Cartouche, Louis Dominique Bourguignon (1693-1721).] Collection of 76 official court records relating to the arrests, trials, sentences and executions of Cartouche and members of his criminal gang. Various places and publishers, 1721-22. With: 62 documents, including official arrest and sentencing records, relating to crimes committed in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. Various places and publishers, 1676, 1716 and 1727-64. 138 documents in total. Various sizes (mostly 4to). 247 x 177 mm. Bound together in one volume, 18th cent. mottled calf, gilt spine, leather label, light wear. Minor foxing, a few leaves repaired, but overall fine. Manuscript notations on a few leaves. Manuscript label reading "Ex libris C. T. Noel du Payrat" on front pastedown, referring either to French jurist Pierre Theodore NoÃŽl du Payrat (1761-1832) or a member of his family; see below.An extraordinary collection of 17th and 18th century French legal documents and other papers on specific crimes committed in France during this period. Over half the documents relate to the arrests, trials and punishments of Louis Dominique Bourguignon, called Cartouche, and his notorious "Cours des Miracles" gang of criminals. One of France's most famous outlaws, Cartouche has been portrayed (and romanticized) in countless stories, plays, songs and films, including the 1962 film "Cartouche," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Claudia Cardinale. His crimes and those of his followers are exhaustively detailed in this collection, which consists chiefly of documents issued by the Cour de Parlement de Paris, the ancien regime's primary legislative and judicial body.Cartouche was the son of a wine merchant. After expulsion from school, he became the head of a gang in Normandy, then served for a time as a police informant before joining the army. Upon leaving the army, Cartouche and some of his fellow soldiers formed a new criminal gang, headquartered in the Cours des Miracles, a notorious Parisian slum. The Cours des Miracles gang, which appears to have had over one hundred members (both male and female), was an early example of organized crime in France: Cartouche had himself elected leader, and punished challenges to his authority with death. Members of Cartouche's gang terrorized the city with almost daily robberies and murders; they were especially feared for their attacks on carriages traveling from Versailles to Paris.Betrayed by one of his accomplices, Cartouche was arrested on January 6, 1721 and thrown into prison. Believing that his gang would rescue him, he at first refused to divulge any information to the authorities, even when subjected to the question extraordinaire, a particularly brutal form of judicial torture. Cartouche was scheduled to be executed on November 27, 1721, and hoped for rescue up until the last minute; however, when he finally realized his gang had broken faith with him, he begged the officiating priest for a reprieve so that he, in turn, could betray his former associates. On November 28, after making his confession, Cartouche was broken on the wheel (rompu vif), the standard execution for robbers and brigands in 18th-century France. Document no. 6 in our collection, dated November 26, 1721, records the death sentence given to Cartouche and seven of his associates by the Cour de Parlement de Paris.After Cartouche's execution, most of the remaining Cours des Miracles gang members were arrested and tried for their crimes, which included murder, armed robbery, breaking and entering, stealing from churches and royal residences, receiving stolen goods, and harboring other criminals. These proceedings, which took place at the Cour de Parlement de Paris in the summer and fall of 1722, are recorded in documents 8-86 in our list (except for documents 12, 15, 62 & 85). The sentences included hanging, being burned alive, the wheel, branding, whipping, the stocks, banishment and the galleys.Of the remaining documents in this collection, the most interesting are a defense of the notorious Marquise de Brinvilliers (no. 1), executed in 1676 for poisoning her family; the arrest records of Robert-Francois Damiens (no. 130), drawn and quartered in 1757 for attempting to stab Louis XV, and of Damiens's family (no. 131), arrested and punished for their association with him; and a record of the judgment against the famous French smuggler and bandit Louis Mandrin (no. 122). The remaining documents record arrests and punishments for diverse crimes, including theft, pimping, infanticide, fraud, heresy, and refusing a dying person the last rites.This remarkable collection on crime may have been assembled by Pierre Theodore Noîl du Payrat, seigneur de Razat (1761-1832), jurist, King's counsel, acting procurer general of the Parlement of Paris, delegate from the Dordogne to the États generaux in 1789, and member of the Council of Five Hundred. Noîl de Peyrat's descendants still maintain the Chateau de Razat and its important library of books on jurisprudence.A complete listing of the items in this collection can be found on our website under the Rare Book tab.

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        La Géométrie françoise ou la Pratique aisée pour apprendre sans maistre l'arpentage des figures accessibles et inaccessibles, mesures et toises des fortifications et toutes sortes de bâtimens pour ceux qui n'ont connoissance des Mathématiques, avec la clef arithemetique pour ses opérations.

      Paris, Charles de Sercy, 1676. 3 parties en un volume in-8°, veau, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre en maroquin noir, frise dorée sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). (10) ff.-103-(3) pp. ; 24 pp. ; (6) ff.- 37 - (1) pp. Première édition, illustrée d'un titre-frontispice gravé, de quatre planches de figures géométriques et de bandeaux dont certains contiennent le chiffre "AMDG". En trois parties :. La Géométrie françoise comprenant l'arpentage, le toisé et généralement toutes opérations géométriques. Pour l'utilité publique, pour l'intérêt général et particulier de toutes conditions dans les trois Etats qui composent cette monarchie. Cette partie étudie la planimétrie (mesures de l'arpentage), la longimétrie (longueurs et largeurs des objets en arpentage), la stéréométrie (mesure des corps solides) et l'altimétrie (mesure des volumes).. La Clef de l'arithmétique ou la science des nombres pour résoudre toutes questions proposées pour les opérations de la géométrie françoise, signée "AMDG".. La Quadrature du cercle ou le parfait de la géométrie, inconnu aux Anciens et à tous les siècles passés et heureusement découverte par l'auteur du présent traité.Beaulieu, géographe du Roi était arpenteur juré au département de La Rochelle. Il servit sous les ordres du duc de Beaufort, grand amiral de France, surintendant général de la Navigation en 1655 et fils légitimé d'Henri IV.Une coiffe restaurée. Bon exemplaire. Rare.First edition of this rare treaty on survey and geometry. With one frontispice and four plates engraved.Good condition.

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Poëmata, Scholiis Sive Annotationibus instar. Commentarii Illustrata, a Ioanne Bond. Editio Nova

      Amstelodami (Amsterdam) Danielem Elzevirium 1676In-12 (142 x 84 mm), 234 pp. - (2) ff., maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné au pointillé, composition géométrique au pointillé or et à froid sur les plats, lyre au centre, double filet en encadrement, filet et fleurons sur les coupes, large dentelle intérieure au pointillé, doublures et gardes de tabis bleu avec roulette grecque en bordure, tranches dorées (reliure début XIXe par Courteval, avec son étiquette). Jolie impression Elzévirienne, illustrée d'un titre gravé, contenant les notes estimées de John Bond (1550 - 1612), philologue anglais. Bel exemplaire dans une très fraîche et décorative reliure de Courteval, relieur à Paris, rue des Carmes, où il "a travaillé de 1796 à 1836 dans le genre Bozerian" (Flety). Errata manuscrit sur les trois derniers feuillets blancs. (petits frottements sur les coiffes et les coins, petit trou en marge inférieure du titre, quelques légères piqûres). // 12o (142 x 84 mm), 234 pp. - (2) ff., red morocco, smooth spine tooled with gilt dots, geometric tooling with gilt and blind dots on covers, central lyre, double fillet border, fillet and flowerets on turns-in, wide dots dentelle inside, blue silk linings and end-papers with gilt greek dentelle border, gilt edges (early-19th-cent. binding by Courteval, with his stamp). Nice Elzevier printing, illustrated with an engraved title, containing the esteemed notes by John Bond (1550 - 1612), English philosopher. Fine copy in a lovely decorative binding by Courteval, binder in Paris, Carmes street, where "he worked from 1796 to 1836 in Bozerian style" (Flety). Handwritten errata on the three last blank leaves. (small rubbings on top and bottom of spine, and corners, small hole on lower margin of title, some light spots).

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        Gli annali di Mantova scritti da Scipione Agnello Maffei vescovo di Casale e dedicati all'altezza serenissima di Ferdinando Carlo duca di Mantova, Monferrato...

      Fratelli Viola, 1676. In 4, pp. (20) + 967 + (1b) con un albero genealogico f.t. piu' volte rip. costituito da due tavole separate riunite. Manca l'antiporta incisa con il ritratto di Matilde di Canossa. Legatura moderna in mz. pg. con nervi al dorso. Edizione originale di questa fondamentale opera per la storia di Mantova esposta in ordine cronologico. Spreti 2083. Lozzi 2507. ITA

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy. What it is, with all the kinds causes, symptomes, prognostickes & severall cures of it. By Democritus Junior [pseud.]. The Eighth Edition, corrected and augmented by the Author

      Printed for Peter Parker, Oxford 1676 - Pp. 4 p.l., 46, [6], 434, [16] table, [2] ad. Complete with half-title, elaborate engraved title in compartments, including portrait of the author, signed C. Le Blon, woodcut headpieces and initials. With rare final leaf listing "Books printed for and sold by Peter Parker". Bound in recent polished calf, plain sides with edges of boards tooled in gilt, spine divided into 6 gilt-ruled compartments between raised bands, each compartment with elaborate gilt corner pieces surrounding central gilt arabesque, morocco label, gilt. Old ink signature on upper margin of title, some light damp-staining to early leaves, but otherwise a very good copy in a superb period style binding. Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy was one of the most widely-read books of the seventeenth century. It was revered as much for its eloquence of style, as for its encyclopaedic learning on the subject of melancholy, a condition with which the author had a lifelong acquaintance. Dr. Johnson was a great admirer of Burton's work, praising it as "the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours sooner than he wished to rise". Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy was permeated with Burton's influence, but it was Charles Lamb's passionate devotion which did most to keep alive the memory of the "fantastic great old man" and his monumental work, a book that has been the constant companion of readers ever since. First published in quarto format in 1621, Burton's masterpiece was then reprinted several times in folio, the present Eighth Edition being the last of the 17th century editions. It reproduces the famous engraved title by Christian Le Blon (d. 1665), with the portrait of Burton as "Democritus Junior", which appeared in the third edition (1628), and contains the author's final additions and corrections. Wing B6184. PMM 120 (1621 ed.). Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Surrey Described and Divided into Hundreds.

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (slight browning to edge, light watermark top centerfold). An excellent county map of Surrey; as part of Speed's world acclaimed Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius in his workshop in Amsterdam, this map is a prime example of the level of craft and detail found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. "Jodocus Honius caelavit Anno Domini 1666". An elegant title cartouche presents Surrey. The county of Surrey is a wealthy, populous 'home county' situated near London. It is well known for having many noted nature spots, and woodlands; as marked shown elegantly in this map. It is particularly interesting to see Speed chose two royal palaces to engrave, rather than the more customary county town plan. The first engraving is Nonsuch palace. This palace was built by King Henry VIII in 1538, just after his son Edward was born. It is thought that Nonsuch palace got its name from the expression 'that no such palace could ever be its equal'. The other engraving is of Richmond Palace. This palace was built by Henry VIII's father, King Henry VII. The palace took its name from one of his many titles, in this case; the Earl of Richmond. Speed adorns his map with the arms of the county nobility from the Norman Conquest to the (then) present time. The last entry has been curiously left blank. Speed drew on the work of John Norden for this map of Essex: "Described by the travills of John Norden. Augmented and performed by Iohn Speede". "Are to be solde by Tho. Bassett in Fleetstret and Richard Chiswell in St Pauls Churchyard." The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of this map of Surrey should always be uncolored and never colored. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous atlas. After being first published in 1611-1612, the 'Theatre of Great Britain' dominated the seventeenth-century English map market, going through many reprints and editions. Thanks to the Atlas' success, Speed earned the title of England's most well-known Stuart period cartographer and his work became the blueprint for folio atlases until the mid-18th century. Historically, Speed is also noted for placing England into the mainstream of map publishing, which had been dominated by the Dutch since the late sixteenth century. This map of Surrey is an excellent part of the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, and would be an outstanding addition to all map collections. For more information on this map, or a warm welcome to see other maps and books of our collection at 72nd Street NYC, please contact Natalie Zadrozna.

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        The anatomy of melancholy. What it is, With all the kinds, causes, symptomes, prognostickes, & severall cures of it. In three Partitions, with their severall Sections, members & subsections, Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, opened & cut up. By DEMOCRITUS JUNIOR. With a Satyricall Preface, conducing to the following Discourse. The EIGHTH EDITION corrected and augmented by the Author.

      Peter Parker, 1676. Frontespizio inciso, diviso in scomparti con paesaggi, figure allegoriche e i ritratti di Democrito Abderita e Democrito Junior, pseudonimo dell'autore. In appendice "Books printed for and sold by Peter Parker, at the Legg and Star right against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill". L'opera, pubblicata nel 1621, ebbe notevole successo tanto da veder ben sei edizioni entro il 1651, ognuna notevolmente accresciuta rispetto le edizioni precedenti. La riflessione di Burton sulla Melancolia, attribuita secondo le correnti teorie ad eccesso di bile e responsabile di passioni, disperazione d'amore, estasi mistiche ed eccessi maniacali, si svolge in un curioso linguaggio misto di ironia, erudizione, introspezione psicologica e sottile inquietudine di fronte ad una patologia depressiva che, secondo quanto l'autore suggerisce nella prefazione, aveva sperimentato personalmente. Il trattato è diviso in tre parti: la prima dedicata a cause e sintomi della melancolia, la seconda alla sua cura e la terza a quelle particolari tipologie che sono la Love-Melancholy, esaminata nelle sue cause, sintomi e cure, e la Religious Melancholy. Nella prefazione, ricca di humour, Democritus arriva a suggerire al lettore melanconico di non leggere il trattato per evitare un peggioramento delle sue condizioni: 'Yet one caution let me give by the way to my present or future reader, who is actually melancholy, that he read not the symptoms or prognostics in the following tract, lest by applying that which he reads to himself, aggravating, appropriating things generally spoken to his own person (as melancholy men for the most part do), he trouble or hurt himself, and get in conclusion more harm than good'. In folio

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. The West Ridinge of Yorkshyre with the most faouns and fayre Citie Yorke describes. 1610.

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (slight browning to edge, foxing). An attractive uncolored 1676 edition map of the West Riding of Yorkshire. The map is a section of Speed's acclaimed Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius in his workshop in Amsterdam, this map is a prime example of the level of craft and detail found in the Atlas. The West Riding of Yorkshire is elaborately detailed, touching its borders with Lancashire, Darbyshire, East Riding, Lincolneshire, and North Riding. A title cartouche and royal shield of James I dominate the presentation; further accented by seraphim presenting the scale of miles and the description belonging to the Earls coat of arms; as well as two hawks holding the shield of Yorkshire. The town plan of Yorke fills the upper right corner. The town is depicted with a letter guide corresponding to the significant roads and building found within Yorke. It is noteworthy to mention this town plan was mapped by Speed himself, as indicated by the 'Scale of Pases". The map is edged with the coat of arms of ruling Earls and Dukes of the West Riding. The arms belong to great royal men descend from Kings. Yorkshire was a noble county, and the rulers represented this most ardently. They include those of Charles, the second son of King James; and Henry, the second son of King Henry VII. The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of this map of the West Riding of Yorkshire should always be uncolored and never colored. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous atlas. After being first published in 1611-1612, the 'Theatre of Great Britain' dominated the seventeenth-century English map market, going through many reprints and editions. Thanks to the Atlas' success, Speed earned the title of England's most well-known Stuart period cartographer and his work became the blueprint for folio atlases until the mid-18th century. Historically, Speed is also noted for placing England into the mainstream of map publishing, which had been dominated by the Dutch since the late sixteenth century. This map of West Riding of Yorkshire is an excellent part of the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, and would be an outstanding addition to all map collections. For more information on this map, or a warm welcome to see other maps and books of our collection at 72nd Street NYC, please contact Natalie Zadrozna.

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        De aequitate tractatus novus usuque receptissimus liber primus ( - tertius)... Cum duplici indice, altero quaestionum, & casuum, altero rerum, & verborum, quae in hoc opere continentur...

      Ex Typographia Vigoni, 1676. Tre volumi legati in uno di cm. 33, pp. 1.000 ca. complessive. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello. Tracce d'uso esterne e qualche piccola gora marginale, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione.

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        La commare o raccoglitrice... divisa in tre libri. In questa ultima editione corretta, et accresciuta di due trattati; uno del colostro, dove si tratta di diversi mali de i bambini con loro cause, e rimedij singolari... L'altro di un gravissimo Autore, nel quale si rissolvono alcuni dubij importanti circa il battesimo de i bambini, e si danno alcuni avvisi Spirituali molto à proposito per le Parturienti.

      per Gio. Francesco Valvasense, 1676. Cm. 21, pp. (24) 352. Con molte incisioni xilografiche nel testo. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con titolo ms. al dorso. Sguardie posteriori. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato, come non è comune per quest'opera. Ottima edizione di quest'opera celebre che apparve in originale nel 1595, fu ristampata fino ai primi del '700 e viene considerata come il primo libro di ostetricia pubblicato in Italia. Si presenta divisa in quattro parti di cui le prime tre contengono i tre libri della "Commare" ed il quarto contenente invece "Il Colostro. Discorso aggiunto alla Raccoglitrice di Scipion Mercurio dal Dottore Pietro di Castro Medico Fisico Avinionese". L'A. fu il primo a raccomandare la "sectio Cesarea" in caso di bacino stretto" (Vinciana). Il Mercurio, al secolo Scipione Mercurio, sacerdote domenicano ed ostetrico, nacque a Roma in data imprecisata del XVI secolo e morto intorno al 1615. Vinciana, 1969. Cfr. Castiglioni, p. 480: "Il Mercurio era medico riputatissimo; sembra che egli abbia esercitato l'ostetricia pratica in Francia intorno al 1571"; Nardi, Il pensiero ostetrico - ginecologico, pp. 148 - 153.

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        Britain As It Was Devided in the tyme of the Englishe Saxons especially during their Heptarchy (The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain)

      John Sudbury & George Humble, London 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches, full margins showing the plate mark). A fine uncolored engraved map of Great Britain, stretching from the Scottish outer Hebrides in the north west to the coast of France in the south east. Each of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms each decorated with its coat-of-arms are clearly shown on the map. The map was engraved by Jodocus Hondius who is noted for his skills in decoration as demonstrated by the elaborate cartouche and compass rose this map bares. Two columns of vignettes flank the map on each side: the left shows the first king of each Saxon region; the right shows the conversion or their successors to Christianity - through violence, inspiration, debate and sermons. This map strikes a pleasing balance between the scientific techniques of the time and a historical artistic license. The map was part of the earliest English attempt at producing an atlas on a grand scale as part of Speeds 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain'. This well-known Atlas contained the first detailed maps of the provinces of Ireland, the first set of county maps consistently attempting to show the boundaries of territorial divisions, and the first truly comprehensive set of English town plans-a notable contribution to British topography. They were an immediate success: three new editions and issues of each appeared during Speed's lifetime, and a miniature version was first published about 1619-20. This particular map is a fine example of the array of illustrative features and cartographic detail for which Speed, a well-known legend of English cartography, is so famous. This map is one of the most desired and recognizable maps on Britain and was later revised and copied by Blaeu and Jansson becoming the basis for subsequent folio atlases until the mid-eighteenth century. Description prepared for Arader Galleries by Jack Rogers (Eton College, Oxford University Geography Undergraduate)

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        Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. County Map of Hampshire: Isle of Wight

      London: Bassett & Chiswell 1676 - Single sheet (15 x 20 inches) Full margins showing the plate mark (watermark at middle top, slight browning and foxing to edge). A beautiful map showcasing the Isle of Wight, part of the county of Hampshire. The Isle is shown surrounded by the British Ocean, with a part of England at the map's left-hand corner. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius in his workshop in Amsterdam in 1610, this map is a prime example of the level of craft and detail found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Hondius leaves no part of this stunning map uncovered; the British Ocean can be seen decorated with waves, ships, and sea monsters to make the best use of space. The Isle of Wight is elaborately decorated and filled with rolling hills, trees, and windmills. Most, but not all, of the county maps have town plans on them; those showing a 'Scale of Passes' being the places Speed had mapped himself. The map of Isle of Wight presents us with two such inset town plans. Southampton's bustling town plan includes its coat of arms; while Newport provides us with a more provincial cue with a shepherd and horse. The right-hand side of the map exhibits the crests of the Earls who reigned over the Isle of Wight since 1066. William FitzOsborne was given charge of Wight in 1066 by William the Conqueror. Richard [de Redvers] River, Earl of Devon, from 1155. Henry Beauchamp, King of Wight, is said to have been crowned King of the Isle of Wight in 1444 by Henry VI. The charge then passed to Richard Woodvill(e) in the late-1400s. "Describes by William White Gent. Augmented and published by John Speed Citizen of London. And are to be solde in Popes head alley against the Exchange by John Sudbury and G. Humbell. Cum Privilegio". The county maps found in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions, but it was mainly Speed's town plans that were the major innovation and probably his greatest contribution to British cartography. Together, they formed the first printed collection of town plans of the British Isles and, for at least 50 of the 73 included in the Theatre, it was the first time these towns had been mapped. While being the first English atlas of the British Isles, Speed's Atlas was also one of the first attempts to accurately survey Ireland and to incorporate a comprehensive list of their town plans into the maps. The 1676 edition of Speed's atlas never came with original color. The examples of this map of the Isle of Wight should always be uncolored and never colored. Born in Cheshire, John Speed developed his interest in maps in the 1580s, after moving to London to pursue his passions outside of tailoring. He there joined the Society of Antiquaries, where his enthusiasm for cartography won him the attention of William Camden, Robert Cotton, and Sir Fulke Greville. By working with these figures, Speed was able to do a large amount of research for his own work. In 1596, Greville bequeathed Speed with an unlimited allowance to research, and then later write, the Historie of Great Britaine. It was during this project which Speed had the encouragement to add a cartographic supplement to the work - what we today know as his most famous atlas. After being first published in 1611-1612, the 'Theatre of Great Britain' dominated the seventeenth-century English map market, going through many reprints and editions. Thanks to the Atlas' success, Speed earned the title of England's most well-known Stuart period cartographer and his work became the blueprint for folio atlases until the mid-18th century. Historically, Speed is also noted for placing England into the mainstream of map publishing, which had been dominated by the Dutch since the late sixteenth century. This map of the Isle of Wight, a part of Hampshire County, is an excellent element of the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, and would be an outstanding addition to all map collections. For more information on this map, or a warm welcome to

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        La Géométrie Françoise ou la pratique méquanique de cette Science rendue Intelligible à toutes conditions par ces quatre parties de Longimétrie, Planimétrie, Stréométrie et Altimétrie

      S.l, n.d. [circa 1676]. 2 parties en un volume , titre gravé, (20), 103, (3) pages et 1 planche puis 24 pages vélin souple de l'époque n.d. [circa 1676], n.d. [circa 1676], in-8, 2 parties en un volume , titre gravé, (20), 103, (3) pages et 1 planche puis 24 pages, vélin souple de l'époque, 1 planche gravée h.t. et 2 planches gravées à pleine page; 6 belles vignettes gravées sur cuivre composées des attributs des sciences géométriques et certaines comportant les chiffres "AMDG". Première édition, fort rare, avec second état de la page de titre gravée et des vignettes. Après un avis aux lecteurs et des considérations générales sur la géométrie, l'auteur prend le soin d'introduire son traité par une "table des noms propres uzitez en l'exercice pratique de la Géométrie". Suivent les définitions des figures, puis les chapitres de la planimétrie (mesures de l'arpentage), de la longimétrie (longueurs et largeurs des objets), de la stéréométrie (mesure des corps solides), de l'altimétrie (mesure des volumes à l'usage des trois architectures : civile, navale et militaire). L'ouvrage se termine par un chapitre signé A.M.D.G, intitulé : "La clef de l'Arithmétique, ou la science des nombres pour résoudre toutes les questions proposées, pour les opérations de la Géométrie françoise". Il s'agit d'un second état de l'impression originale de 1676 comme l'indique le cartouche gratté directement sur le cuivre de la page de titre, les différences de vignettes avec l'exemplaire de la BnF (V-18817), et une correction à la page 77 où un "u" final a été ajouté à la première ligne du titre de départ de la section sur l'altimétrie. (Pour des comparaisons d'exemplaire, consulter Gallica et le Catalogue de la collection d'un "French Gentleman" [M. Arnaud de Vitry], Sotheby's, 1998, n°25 - même indication que le cat. BM, 17e C, n°444). La bibliothèque de l'Arsenal conserve un exemplaire portant la même variante au titre. D'après la page de titre, le Sieur Jean de Beaulieu Brossard était : "ci devant Ingénieur, Professeur aux Sciences civiles et militaires en la marine pour le service de Sa Majesté très Chrétienne sous les ordres de feu Monseigneur l'Admiral duc de Beaufort." Il s'agit surement de ce Sébastien de Pontault, sieur de Beaulieu, premier ingénieur du roi, "regardé comme le créateur de la topographie militaire sous Louis XIV" (Michaud, III, 391) ; dans la Marine, il était sous les ordres du duc de Beaufort, petit-fils d'Henri IV qui avait hérité de la valeur de son grand-père, mais qui se conduisait comme un soudard. Très agréable exemplaire conservé dans sa première reliure en vélin souple, parfaitement typographié; le tirage des gravures est bien contrasté

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        Cyprus ex delineatione Ubonis Emmii

      1676. Copper engraving by Petrus Kaerius, mm 135x200; from "Introductionis in universam geographiam good wide margined example. Some light paper discoloration. Stylianou, 104

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        Gli avanzi delle poste.

      Appresso Antonio Bulifon, 1676 - 81. Due volumi di cm. 15,5, pp. (32) 383 (1); (14) 410 (12). Antiporta allegorica al primo volume e ritratto dell'autore al secondo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro su doppio tassello ai dorsi. Nervi passanti. Alcune gore chiare perlopiù marginali e non troppo fastidiose, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Un timbretto privato di possesso ripetuto: Raffaele Gurgo, teatino. Edizione originale, assai rara a reperirsi completa delle due parti. Opera ispirata dai Ragguagli del Boccalini e dello stile di Ferrante Pallavicino. Tra i commenti pià interessanti riportiamo quello del Salfi, uno storico francese del tempo: "...voulant amures ses contemporains, il imita la forme de son modèle Ferrante Pallavicino, mais non sans license... Celano, s'étant amusé à parcourir son pays, il a trouvé des lettres contenant des nouvelles la déscription de quelques usages curieux alors en viguer dans son pays; elles pourraient etre consultées avec fruit par ceux qui aiment à recueillir les couleurs locales des siècles passés, et sourtout par ceux qui souvent se plaignent de la génération du notre".

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        Magnalia Medico - Chymica, Oder Die höchste Artzney - und Feurkünstige Geheimnisse : Wie nemlich mit dem Circulato majori & minori oder dem Universal aceto mercuriali, und spiritu vini tartarisato die herrlichsten Artzneyen zum langen

      1676. ALCHIMIA, CHIMICA. Anno 1676. Un rarissimo trattato di alchimia. "Magnalia Medico - Chymica, Oder Die höchste Artzney - und Feurkünstige Geheimnisse : Wie nemlich mit dem Circulato majori & minori oder dem Universal aceto mercuriali, und spiritu vini tartarisato die herrlichsten Artzneyen zum langen Leben und Heilung der unheilsamen Kranckheiten zu machen ; Zwar aus Paracelsi Handschrift schon im vorigen Seculo ausgangen, aber so corrupt, daß es fast niemand verstehen können. Nebenst beygefügtem Hauptschlüssel aller Hermetischen Schrifften, Nemlich dem unvergleichlichen Tractat genannt: Offenstehender Eingang zu dem vormals verschlossenen Königlichen Pallast. Dem gemeinen Nutz besten und den Curiosen zu Gefalle publiciret von Johanne Hiskia Cardilucio...". Norimberga, Endter, 1676. Un volume di cm 9x16, legatura coeva in cartone rigido (sporca e con piccole usure, ma tuttora solida) con chiusure laterali in pelle e metallo. Iniziali 24 carte non numerate + pagine 409 + 1 non numerata + 15 carte non numerate + pagine 32. Esemplare collazionato e completo. Interno in buona /ottima conservazione, eccetto un aloncino alle prime 3 carte e minime bruniture a quelle finali; sulla iniziale pagina bianca di guardia si trova l'annotazione di un antico proprietario. (Rif.C8283)

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        M. Aurelii Galvani Ferrariensis... De usufructu dissertationes variae. Tractatibus nonnullis per occasionem intercisae ac potissimum. De Iure Nat. Gen. et Civ. De Iure Familiae. De Iure Testamentorum. De Usucapionibus et Longi Temporis Praescriptionibus. Exaequatione Legatorum et Fideicommissorum. De Pollicitationibus. De Pactis Nudis. De Contractibus. De Dotis substantiae. De Dominio. De Possessione. Et quod Leges Codicis non corrigant leges Digestorum. Quibus Justinianicum Jus partim ad Antiqua Principia cum Romanae tum Atticae Sapientiae revocatur partim multiplici usa Veterum Historiarum illustratur

      sumptibus Joh. Herm. Widerhold, 1676. 214x170 mm Tagli spruzzati. Antica firma di appartenenza al frontespizio fioriture sparse bruniture a tratti pronunciate dovute alla qualità della carta

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        Nouvelle Relation Concernant Les Voyages De Thomas Gage Dans La Nouvelle Espagne, Ses Diverses Aventures et Son Retour Dans La Province De Nicaragua, Jusques à La havane. Avec La Description De La Ville De Mexique, Telle Qu'elle Estoit Autrefois (.)

      Gervais Clousier, Paris 1676 - 13 ffnch - 246 - 2 ffnch - 4 ffnch -240 pp, Première édition française de cette relation du Dominicain Thomas Gage qui vécut au Mexique et au Guatemala de 1625 à 1637. L'originale anglaise est de 1648, notre édition a été traduite par le Sieur de Beaulieu O'Neil. Exempolaire aux armes de P-D. Huet, évêque d'Avranches, lettré et fin Bibliophile, connu pour sa collection d'Edition de Rabelais et pour l'éccriture De divers volumes et traités. La reliure esr usée, mors coins et coiffes, Size: In-12 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Trattato universale militare moderno... diviso in sei libri...

      Per Francesco Nicolini, 1676. In - folio (cm. 31), pp. (18) 424 (2) di errata e imprimatur. Antiporta allegorica incisa in rame raffigurante Marte in volo su un cumulo di armi e strumenti militari e altre 43 tavole f.t. Bellissima legatura ottocentesca in piena pelle marmorizzata, dorso liscio con riccho fregi in oro e titoli su tassello in marocchino rosso. Tagli colorati e doppio ex libris nobiliare (Macclesfield copy). Al frontespizio, stemma calcografico coronato del Delfino di Francia, cui l'opera è dedicata (Luigi, primogenito di Luigi XIV, nato nel 1661 e morto prima del padre nel 1711), sorretto da due putti. Capilettera. testatine e finalini ornati xilograficamente. Esemplare fresco, pulito ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Prima edizione di questo raro trattato per una completa istruzione del soldato professionista, in cui la parte preminente è tuttavia costituita dall'architettura militare. L'opera tratta ampiamente di aritmetica, geometria e trigonometria pratiche, fortificazione e architettura militare, ufficiali, soldati e cariche militari, schieramenti, artiglieria, fortezze e loro espugnazione, ecc. Il Porroni (Milano 1623 - Venezia, 1684), militare al servizio della repubblica di Venezia durante l'assedio di Candia, sul quale scrisse una relazione, fu anche Generale Maggiore nel Regno di Polonia. "Fu uomo di grande ingegno, e versato nella musica, pittura, e matematica, ma un poco dedito a' vizj, i quali gli cagionarono varie disgrazie. Esso fu ucciso a tradimento in Venezia nell'età di anni sessantuno" (Marini). Cfr. Breman (233): "A complete course of instruction for the professional soldier, beginning with the principles of relevant mathematics (Practical arithmetics, geometry and trigonometry) and thereafter progressing through military architecture and the management of a fortified place"; Riccardi, II, 305 - 306: "Rara opera"; Vinciana, 1458; Biblioteca di fortificazione, pp. 123 - 124; Jordan, 2962.

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        Histoire Generale des Larrons. Das ist: Beutelschneider / oder Warhaffte Beschreibung / der Diebs-Historien. Darinnen der Beutelschneider / Diebe und Rauber Verschlagenheit / Räncke / Tücke und Mordthaten in Franckreich begangen; . 3 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Herman von Sand, Frankfurt 1676 - Kl.-8vo. Neuerer Pappband, 10 Bll., 633 S. Mit Kupfertitel. "Auß dem Frantzösischen in die Hoch-Teutsche Sprach übersetzt". VD17 5002:737380F. Vgl. Bircher A 4070. Fromm 4401, Goedeke III, 246. Spätere deutsche Ausgabe, die erste erschien 1627. - Knapp beschnittenes Exemplar, mit "Elefantenhaut" als Bezugspapier neu gebunden. Kleiner Stempel einer Klosterbibliothek auf dem fünften Blatt. Innen sauber, vereinzelt ganz leicht stockfleckig. 450 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BARONAGE OF ENGLAND or An Historical Account of the Lives and most Memorable Actions of Our English Nobility In the Saxons time, to the Norman Conquest; and from thence, of those who had their rise before the end of King Henry the Third¿s Reign : [.Which had their rise¿.before The Eleventh Year of King Richard the Second¿Which had their rise, from the tenth year of King Richard the Second Until This Present Year 1676]. Deduced from Publik Record, Ancient Historians, and other Authorities¿

      Printed in London by Tho. Newcomb for Abel Roper, John Martin and Henry Herringman 1675 (volume 1) and 1676 (volumes 2 and 3), London - Association copy Gerald Paget. Very good condition, three folio volumes bound in modern brown buckram with new end papers. Volume 1: title page in red and black, dedication page (King Charles II), preface and corrigenda 8 pages unpaginated then 790 pages plus 2 pages of index. Volume 2, title page in red and black, dedication page, and three pages of preface and page of corrigenda unpaginated then pages 1 to 191 then included in through pagination including title page of volume 3 (printed in black only) to 488 plus 3 pages of index unpaginated. These volumes include 5 foldout genealogical tables. There are some mispaginations but the catchwords are continuous. [QH] [QP] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Het Licht Schijnende in de Duysternisse, Ofte De heylige en salighmakende kennisse der heyliger Schrifture, In Vragen en Antwoorden kortelijck voorgestelt, verklaert ende verdedight.

      Hoorn, Stoffel Jansz. Kortingh 1676 - (8) 1456 (32) p. Opnieuw gebonden half Perkament, 8° (klein hoekje pagina 1181/1182 in kopie, SGT-H555/NNBW 8, 808)

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        Musick's Monument; or, a Remembrancer of the Best Practical Musick, Both Divine, and Civil, that Has Ever Been Known, to Have Been in the World ?

      T. Ratcliffe, and N. Thompson, London 1676 - First edition. Enrgraved frontispiece portrait of the author by W. Faithorne after Henry Cooke, 3 additional full-page engraved plates, woodcut music tablature for lute (pp. 136-185) and viol (pp. 252-264). [x], 272. Collation: ?2 a-d^2 B-Z^4 2A-2M^4. Folio. One of the most important manuals of music instruction of the English Restoration, by Thomas Mace, described as "one of the Clerks of Trinity College, in the University of Cambridge." The list of subscribers includes Isaac Newton, Thomas Tudway and Thomas Lawes. The work is divided into three parts; the first, a treatise on singing, the second, on playing the lute ("The Lute Made Easie"), the third, on playing the viol. The second and third parts contain extensive excercises and short pieces in tablature. Wing M120; ESTC R21066; RISM Écrits p.523. Provenance: Tho[mas] Willis (eighteenth-century flyleaf inscription, priced at 2 shillings); Simon Beattie, English Books and music before 1800, item no. 7; Robert S Pirie (bookplate, acquired from the foregoing, 2012) Contemporary full red morocco, covers tooled in gilt to a panel design, a.e.g. Small repairs to corners, light dampstain to top margin of text Enrgraved frontispiece portrait of the author by W. Faithorne after Henry Cooke, 3 additional full-page engraved plates, woodcut music tablature for lute (pp. 136-185) and viol (pp. 252-264). [x], 272. Collation: ?2 a-d^2 B-Z^4 2A-2M^4. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Commentarius in Ruzname Naurus sive Tabulae aequinoctiales novi Persarum & Turcarum anni. Nunc primum editae è Bibliotheca, cujus accedit dissertatio, de earundem usu.

      Augsburg Schönigk für T Göbel 1676 - 7 Bll., 137 S., 9 Bll. Mit 6 (v. 23) Kupfertafeln von M. Haffner. Moderner Pappband. VD17 39:124599N. - Kommentar zum ersten Faksimile eines orientalischen Manuskriptes. Enthält die 6 Tafeln mit Weltdarstellungen und Alphabeten. Ohne das Frontispiz und ohne die 16 Tafeln mit den Manuskript-Reproduktionen des persischen immerwährenden Kalenders. Welschs "Dissertatio" (mit arabischem Typensatz) zielt auf den Nutzen des Kalenders für die relative orientalische Zeitrechnung ab, er vergleicht mit den Arbeiten Schall von Bells oder Andreas Müllers zur chinesischen Astronomie und Chronologie. - Etwas (anfangs stärker) stockfleckig und gebräunt. Gewicht (Gramm): 342

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        La Resurrezione di Lazzaro (1645),

      (Genova 1620 ? 1676). - Acquaforte originale ( mm.112 x 213), piccolo margine bianco oltre la battuta del rame. Firma incisa in basso a sinistra "Salvatore Cas. Genova 1645". Raffigura il Cristo, Lazzaro al risveglio, otto spettatori stupiti del miracolo. Salvatore fu fratello minore di Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, del quale seguì la carriera artistica. La sua attività è documentata unicamente dalla presente rara incisione, il cui rame é conservato nella Calcografia nazionale di Roma. Ottima prova con filigrana "giglio in cerchio sormontato da corona ducale". Bartsch, XXI, p. 43. Ferrara-Bellini, n.66 ?sente l?influsso fantastico e rembrandiano del Grechetto?. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquitates Apostolicae or, the History of the Holy Apostles

      London: R. Royston, 1676. Preliminaries thumbed, old ownership manuscript to title ("Cam. Tankerville 1726"), a bit foxed and a few scattered stains, good overall in contemporary calf, scuffed and worn at extremities, with some loss of the headband, rear board stained.. Folio, with a frontispiece and double page 'Tree of Faith' plate, several other cuts in the text; contemporary gilt-ruled polished crimson calf, spine with gilt decorated panels between raised bands. A beautifully printed history of the early church, illustrated with remarkable cuts depicting the apostles persecuted in all manner of ways, including crucifixion, immolation and the dreaded 'cauldron of boyling oyl'. Each apostle is awarded a separate chapter, and is depicted both beatified and under duress. The author, William Cave (1637-1713), was a minister and scholar of Church history who took his Doctor of Divinity at Cambridge before serving as vicar of Islington, and later in London. Cave was chaplain to Charles II and Canon of Winsor. Cave's primary area of expertise was the early history of the Church, and following the structure of Eusebius of Caesarea he weaves the lives of the apostles into a close narrative that illuminates arcane early theology for his readers. Cave openly credits his debt to the tradition of Eusebius, and by so doing was successful making the early history of the Church accessible to a wider audience: 'what is significant about Cave's writings is that they follow the tradition of Christian bio-bibliography that in late antiquity and into the medieval period had such a long and rich history, and which was revived in the Reformation. Cave's works provide valuable evidence for the interest in patristic scholarship at the end of the seventeenth century…' (ODB). From the library of Chillingham Castle, Northumberland, with an old label to the front endpaper.

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        Der Christlichen Königlichen Fürsten Herkuliskus Und Herkuladisla Auch Ihrer Hochfürstlichen Gesellschafft anmuthige Wunder-Geschichte. In sechs Bücher abgefasset. Zum andernmahl nebenst dem Herkules heraußgegeben und mit etlichen Kupfferstücken gezieret. 16 Bl., 1461 S. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz von P. Troschel und 6 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von Hans Wechter. 4°. Pergamentbd d. Z. (fleckig, etwas ausgebunden, Vordergelenk angeplatzt, eine Ecke mit Fehlstelle) mit Blindprägung auf Rücken und Deckeln.

      Braunschweig, Christoff-Friederich Zilliger und Caspar Gruber, 1676. - Zweite Ausgabe der Fortsetzung des höfischen Großromans, eines weitschweifigen Gelehrtenromans, zugleich "eine Fundgrube barocken Wissens mit betont moralischem Charakter" (Dünnhaupt). Die Vorgänge der im 3. Jahrhundert spielenden Geschichte wiederzugeben, würde Seiten füllen. Deutschland, Böhmen, Italien, Griechenland, Syrien, Palästina und Persien sind die Schauplätze der höchst verwickelten Handlung. Der "Nahmen-Zeiger" enthält 450 Personen, die in diesem Werk vorkommen. Bucholtz' Moral und Didaktik fußen auf der ideologischen Position, die sich im feudalbeherrschten Bürgertum nach dem niedergeschlagenen Bauernkrieg herauszubilden begann. Er schrieb vor allem für den Hof und schon gar nicht fürs Volk. – Exlibris. – VD17 1:666694N u. 39:120198W; Dünnhaupt 66.2; Goed. III 248, 16, 2b.

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        THE VANITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.

      London: Printed by J. C. for Samuel Speed. 1676. n. 8vo. (18),368pp. Index. Copper engraved frontispiece portrait. Cont. calf, rebacked with an elaborately gilt tooled spine, red morocco spine label. A very nice copy.

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        Parthenissa, That Most Fam'd Romance. The Six Volumes Compleat. Composed by the Right Honourable The Earl of Orrery

      London: Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman, 1676, 1676. First complete edition, preceded by a parts issue which appeared from 1651 to 1669. Wing O-490; NCBEL II, 679. Some light stains and foxing, mostly to the endpapers and prelims; very good copy.. Folio, contemporary calf rebacked, red morocco label, gilt lettering. A Restoration romance by the first Earl of Orrery with a plot somewhat typical of the period: platonic lovers and historical allegory in a classical setting, etc. Boyle was an Irishman (1621-79) who distinguished himself with Charles II and received the earldom of Orrery as his reward. In addition to this novel, he wrote poetry, plays and a Treatise on the Art of War (1667), and he was a friend of Katherine Philips and Margaret Cavendish. Armorial bookplate on the verso of the title-page of "Cary Coke Wife of Edward Coke of Norfolk 1701."

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        A Brief View and Survey oft he Dangerous and Pernicious Errors to Church and State, In Mr. Hobbes's Book, Entitled Leviathan

      [Oxford:] Printed at the Theater, 1676, 1676. First edition. Wing C-4420; ESTC R23248; NCBEL II, 1679. Lacking the final blank; edges rubbed; fine copy in original state.. Quarto, contemporary speckled calf, gilt-rolled edges, five raised bands. Frontis, vignette title and two engraved head-pieces and one initial. A famous detailed rebuke to Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan by the Earl of Clarendon. Macclesfield bookplate on the front paste-down; bookplate of Robert S. Pirie on the front free endpaper.

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        A Brief View and Survey oft he Dangerous and Pernicious Errors to Church and State, In Mr Hobbes's Book, Entitled Leviathan

      [Oxford:] Printed at the Theater, 1676, 1676. First edition. Wing C-4420; ESTC R23248; NCBEL II, 1679. Lacking the final blank; edges rubbed; fine copy in original state.. Quarto, contemporary speckled calf, gilt-rolled edges, five raised bands. Frontis, vignette title and two engraved head-pieces and one initial. A famous detailed rebuke to Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan by the Earl of Clarendon. Macclesfield bookplate on the front paste-down; bookplate of Robert S. Pirie on the front free endpaper.

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        Sphinx mystagoga, sive diatribe hieroglyphica, qua mumiae, ex Memphiticis pyramidum adytis erutae, et non ita pridem in Galliam transmissae, juxta veterum Hieromystarum mentem, intentionemque, plena fide et exacta exhibetur interpretatio.

      Amsterdam, Janssonius - Waesberge 1676.M it 6 Kupfern und viel. Textholzschnitten, 5 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 8 Bll., 72 S., 3 Bll. Pappband um 1800. Folio. De Backer/S. IV, 1069; Caillet 5793: "Curieuses figures mystérieuses hors et dans le texte"; Dünnh. 2346, 30.1 (falsch: 6 Taf.); Ibrahim/H. I, 343; Merrill 27; Waller 19832. - Erste Ausgabe. - Untersuchung zur Mumienbergung und zur Entschlüsselung hieroglyphischer Inschriften, angeregt durch einen 1676 in Ägypten entdeckten Sarkophag. Mit Abb. von Hieroglyphen, Mumien, einer Grabkammer, Pyramiden u. a. Die abweich. Angabe von 6 Tafeln bei Dünnhaupt resultiert daraus, dass die großformatige Tafel mit Abb. von zwei Hieroglyphensträngen in manchen Exemplaren vertikal durchgeschnitten und als zwei getrennte Tafeln eingebunden wurde. "This work is ... filled with arcane curiosities. Kircher includes sections on Egyptian burial practices, metempsychosis, and reincarnation. He also appends his interpretations of hieroglyphs inscribed on various amulets and stellae" (Merrill). - Ohne das letzte weiße Blatt. Durchgehend gebräunt. Vortitel und letzte Textblätter gelockert, fast lose. Vorderer Spiegel mit 11zeiligem Eintrag um 1800, vorderes. fliegendes Vorsatzblatt oben mit Besitzeintrag, ebenfalls um 1800. Der schlichte Einband mit Schabspuren, Ecken bestoßen, Papierbezug am Rücken abgeplatzt. Vortitel mit Besitzvermerk von 1809, oben rechts mit Ausschnitt. Titel verso gestempelt. Gebräunt, 2 Tafeln etw. fleckig. Bücher la

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        Surrey Described and Divided into Hundreds.

      SPEED, John. Surrey Described and Divided into Hundreds. Original copper engraved map with skillfull later hand colouring from Speed's The Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britaine published by Bassett and Chiswell. With attractive inset views of the long-since destroyed Richmond and Nonsuch Palaces, compass rose, scale of miles, coats of arms and decorative strapwork. 1676. 380 x 510 mm. John Speed (1552-1629) is arguably the most famous of all the British cartographers. His Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britaine, first published in 1611, was the first atlas to cover all of Great Britian whilst his later work of 1627, Prospect Of The Most Famous Parts Of The World was the first world atlas to be published by an Englishman. In his county maps Speed updated the work of Saxton and Norden adding his own innovations such as inset town plans and views of local landmarks resulting in maps that were not only the most accurate and informative of the day but also the most decorative. A lovely example in fine condition. £1600

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        WÜRZBURG. - Karte. "Das Bisthum Wurtzburg in Francken".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von J.J. Schollenberger nach I.H. Seyfrid, 1676, 39,5 x 53,5 cm. Fauser 15738; Kat. Mainfränk. Museum S. 72, Cartographia Bavariae, S. 120. - Zeigt das Hochstift Würzburg mit zwei altkolorierten Ansichten. Unten links Gesamtansicht von Würzburg mit dem Frauenberg. Oben links Gesamtansicht von Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld an der Fränkischen Saale. Oben rechts Titelkartusche, darunter Erklärungen. - Breitrandig und wohl erhalten. - Seltener Einblattdruck!

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