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        Antoninou Liberalis Metamorphoseon Synagoge. Antonii Liberalis Transformationum Congeries, Interprete Guilielmo Xylandro. Thomas Munckerus Recensuit, & Notas adjecit.

      Janssonius-Waesberge, Amsterdam 1676 - 12mo. Mit gest. Vortitel v. C. Decker u. 1 Titelvignette. 17 Bl., 339 S., 16 Bl. Ldr. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden. Gesprenkelter Schnitt. Griechisch-lateinischer Paralleltext in der Übersetzung von Wilhelm Xylander (1532-1576) mit Anmerkungen hrsg. v. Thomas Muncker (1642-1680). - Einband berieben. Vorderer Vorsatz fehlt. Kl. Stempel auf Titel. Schöner Band. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de l'église. T. 3: Ecrite par Sozomène. Traduite par Monsieur Cousin.

      Pierre Rocolet, Paris, 1676 - Paris, Pierre Rocolet 1676. 25 x 19 cm. [14] Bl., 568 [recte 566] Seiten, [7] Bl. Mit prächtiger Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titelblatt, zwei Holzschnitt-Vignetten und einer Kupferstich-Vignette. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Rückentitel und reicher Vergoldung auf dem Rücken und auf beiden Deckeln (Wappeneinband), Stehkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Ecken bestossen. Rücken an Kopf und Fuss etwas beschädigt, Aussengelenke geplatzt. Widmung mit papiergedecktem Siegel (s.u.), Titelblatt mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag, verso mit Notizen zur Edition. Einzelband aus einem vierbändigen Sammelwerk zur Kirchengeschichte, vgl. den Katalogeintrag der Französischen Nationalbibliothek: FRBNF31380424 Histoire de l'Église, Paris, P. Rocolet, 1675-1676. 4 vol., Comprend : I. Eusèbe. II. Socrate ; III. Sozomène ; IV. Theodoret et Evagre. Schulpreiseinband des Jesuitenkollegs in Tours, vorderer flieg. Vorsatz mit entsprechender 11zeiliger Widmung, signiert und gesiegelt, verliehen vom Erzbischof von Tours Mathieu Ysoré d'Hervault de Pleumartin (EB 1693-1716), mit seinem Wappen auf beiden Deckeln. Ecken bestossen. Rücken an Kopf und Fuss etwas beschädigt, Aussengelenke geplatzt. Widmung mit papiergedecktem Siegel (s.u.), Titelblatt mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag, verso mit Notizen zur Edition. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Rückentitel und reicher Vergoldung auf dem Rücken und auf beiden Deckeln (Wappeneinband), Stehkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt.

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        Morias enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae laus . .. cum commentariis Ger. Listrii, & figuris Jo.Holbenii. E codice academiae Basiliensis. Accedunt ... vita Erasmi ... vita Holbenii ... et epistolae Erasmi

      Basle: Genathianis, 1676. First edition with Holbein's illustrations. 8vo. Engraved additional title- page, full-page engraved portraits of Erasmus, Holbein the Elder and Holbein the Younger, engraved transcription of Erasmus' memorial stone, & 81 illustrations (6 mounted and folding), all (with the possible exception of 3 or 4) engraved by Caspar Merian from drawings by Holbein found in Oswald Myconius' copy of the 1515 Froben edition. Contemporary calf, gilt spine with leather label. Slight wear to spine tips, joints starting but solid, covers somewhat darkened, internally fine. Graesse II, 495; Brunet II, 1037

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        The Book of Common Prayer and The Whole Book of Psalms

      London: John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1676. Hardcover. Very Good. The Book of Common PrayerTogether with the Psalter or Psalms of David BOUND WITHThe Whole Book of PsalmsCollected into English Meterby Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Beautiful leather-bound volume with52 engravings, in collectible condition. London: John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1676. Psalms: London: Printed by A.C. for the company of Stationers, 1677. Full Leather. 12mo. Frontispiece, title page and 52 numbered engravings, not paginated, bound with The Whole Book of Psalms pp. 104. Ruled throughout in red. Fine binding in 19th Century straight grained black morocco with extensive gilt and blind decoration to the boards, raised bands and gilt decoration to the spine, wide inner dentelles. All edges gilt, moire silk endpapers. Binding very good with a little general wear and rubbing, most noticeable to the head and tail. Contents clean and tight, margins close trimmed to some pages, just shaving the odd letter to runing titles etc. but no loss to red lines or text. A Very Good copy with an attractive binding. Ink signature on title page blotted. Front endpaper removed. An attractive late 17th Century English prayer book.

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        Severall Chirurgicall Treatises

      Cover worn and detached. Damp staining to margins of last chapter. Two leaves of index holed. Final leaf repaired in margin. Some spotting and staining. Contents firm. Ex.-lib Royal College of Surgeons Library First Edition Contemporary calf 310mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). 498pp; 79pp; + index.

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        Vida y Milagros de San Francisco Xavier, de la Compañía de Jesús, Apóstol de las Indias. Nueva Impresión, corregida y enmendada por su Autor.

      Fernandez de Buendia, Madrid 1676 - Temprana edición muy rara de esta importante obra, no sólo para el estudio de las Misiones en el Extremo Oriente, India, Goa, Malaca, Ceylan. sino también para el conocimiento de las costumbres y usos de los habitantes del Japón, Islas Malucas, India, atc. Vindel, Bibl. Oriental 2237; Palau nº 97880 Piel de la época, lomera con nervios y adornos dorados, ligeramente deterioradad en la parte superior e inferior.

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        The Ancient, Legal, Fundamental, and Necessary Rights of Courts of

      1676. A Royalist Reformer Philipps, Fabian [1601-1690]. The Ancient, Legal, Fundamental, And Necessary Rights of Courts of Justice, In Their Writs of Capias, Arrests, And Process of Outlary. And the Illegality, Many Mischiefs and Inconveniences Which May Arrive to the People of England, By the Proposals Tendred to His Majesty, And the High Court of Parliament, For the Abolishing of That Old and Better Way, And Method of Justice, And the Establishing of a New, By Peremptory Summons and Citations in Actions of Debt. London: Printed for C. Wilkinson, 1676. [viii], 390 pp. Quarto (7" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt spine with raised bands and recent period-style lettering piece. Moderate rubbing to extremities, light scuffing to boards, bookplate residue and early owner initials to front pastedown, front endleaf re-hinged, later owner bookplate (of Dom. Joseph Ayloffe) to verso of title page. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing, faint dampstaining to a few leaves, light soiling to title page. Early corrections to text in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * First edition, one of two issues, the other dated 1677. Philipps, a Royalist lawyer and scholar of legal records, wrote several pamphlets and books proposing legal reforms. Most were well-circulated and taken seriously across the political spectrum, as can be seen by the considerable number of replies they generated. The present title proposes several procedural reforms, most notably the abolition of arrest for debt on mesne process. Both imprints are scarce. Including both, OCLC locates 2 copies in North American law libraries (LA County, Yale). Holdsworth, A History of English Law VI:610. English Short-Title Catalogue R3717.

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        The Bishoprick and Citie of Durham

      London: Basset & Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50.5 cms, recent hand-colour, closed split along centrefold, closed split along platemark in left-hand margin, English text to verso.

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        The Countie and Citie of Lyncolne described

      London, Basset and Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving, 38 x 51 cms, recent hand-colour, closed centrefold split, inset plan of Lincoln; wear to copper printing plate visible at bottom left hand corner, English text on verso.

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        The History of the Conquest of China by the Tartars.Together with an account of several remarkable things, concerning the religion, manners, and customs of both nations, but especially the latter.

      Printed by W. Godbid, and sold by M. Pitt, London 1676 - Translated from the Spanish. 8vo. Pp (xxii), 588. 4 page publisher's (Moses Pitt) list. Full coeval calf, raised bands, spine elaborately gilt. The binding is solid, though with splitting to the hinges top and bottom. Boards worn and pitted. Spine gilding very worn and dulled. Lacks endpapers front and back. The title page is defective with some loss the result of a label being removed from the verso. Text block browned and with scattered soiling. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Vollkommene Geschütz- Feuerwerck- Und Büchsenmeisterey-Kunst / Hiebevor in Lateinischer Spraach beschrieben und mit Fleiß zusammengetragen Von Casimiro Simienowicz, Königl. Majest. und der Cron Pohlen General Feldzeugmeister Leutenant. Anitzo In die Hochteutsche Spraach übersetzet: Von Thoma Leonhard Beeren/ Lipsiensi. Mit schönen Kupffern/ und einem gantzen Neuen Theil vermehret Durch Daniel Elrich/ Stückhaubtmann zu Franckfurt am Mayn

      Frankfurt, Zunner, 1676.. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 2 gest. Titeln und 47 (1 gefaltete, und eine mit aufklappbaren Teilen) gest. Tafeln. Prgt. d. Zt. 30,5 x 20 cm. VD17 39:125842X; Philip S 130.3; Lotz 130; Ornamentstichkat. 3294. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, befasst sich mit Artillerie, Feuerwerkerei und Schießpulver. Enthält die erste bekannte Abhandlung über Raketen in der Militärgeschichte und behandelt auch mehrstufige Raketen. - Einband etwas fleckig, Vorderdeckel leicht aufgebogen. Gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt. Schönes Exemplar!

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        Exercitatio de Stoica Mundi exustione cui accesserunt argumenti varii, sed inprimis ad historiam stoicae philosophiae facientes dissertationes XXI.

      Lanckisii., Lipsiae. 1676 - In 8° piccolo, p. pelle no coeva, cc.nn. 4 + pp. 255 + 4 inc. Piatti ornati.

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        Principes de l'Architecture, de la Sculpture, de la Peinture, et des autres Arts qui en Dependent. Avec un Dictionnaire des Termes propres à chacun de ces Arts

      Paris: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard..., 1676. FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. [xxiv], 795 [796 blank], 65 full-page engraved plates, 3 engraved head-pieces, p. 295 mis-numbered as 695, clean tear in pp. 3M3 (pp. 461 - 462), occasional annotation in pencil, handsomely rebound in full 17th century style panelled calf, raised bands within gilt rules across spines, title blocked in gilt, marbled end-papers; margins a little age-darkened, but generally a fine copy. Félibien (1619 - 1695) was one of the most important French architects and aestheticians in 17th century France. He had earlier published Entretiens sur Les Vies et sur Les Ouvrages des plus excellentes Peintres Ancien et Modernes (1666 - 1668), as well as Conferences de l'Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (translated into English in 1740) and Origine de la Peinture (1660). The first part of the book, consisting of three chapters of unequal length, cover the principles of architecture, sculpture, and painting, while the second part is a dictionary of the correct terms to be used in those subjects, as well as other arts which depend on them.

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        Paris et ses environs. A tres haut et tres puissant seigneur Messire Simon Arnauld chevalier seigneur de Pompone ministre et secretaire d'Estat

      Paris: De Fer, 1676. Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 21 x 26 3/4". Page size measures 21 1/2 x 27 1/2". This lovely plan of Paris described streets, buildings, gardens, parks, museums, cemeteries and notes the address of 67 prominent residents. The cartouche dedicates the map to Lord Simon Arnauld, the Marquis de Pomponne, an influential diplomat. An inset in the lower left shows the environs around Paris. Lutetia is floating in a cloud in the upper right representing the cities ancient roots. She holds up the people of Paris and the arms of the King. There is a two inch tear with expert repairs in the upper right and abrasions but overall still very good. Albert Jouvin de Rochefort, (1640-1710) was a French cartographer who did not produce many maps. Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) was a prolific cartographer, engraver and publisher who took over the family map business from his mother when she retired. The business flourished and he gained a great reputation in his lifetime and was appointed 'Geographer to the King' in 1690. There is one other copy of this map in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). Scarce.

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        THE KNOWLEDGE OF THINGS UNKOWN. Shewing the Effects of the Planets and other Astronomical Constelations

      London, Printed for W. Thackery, 1676.. With the Strange Events that befal Men, Women and Children born under them. Together with the Husbandman's Practice ... With the Shepherd's Prognostication for the weather, and Pythagoras, his Wheel of Fortune. 1676 (date taken from second title page). Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 90 mm, 6 x 3½ inches, divided into three parts each with its own title page, frontispiece and 10 woodcuts in the text, plus woodcut on the second title page, THE FIRST TITLE PAGE IS A FACSIMILE, pages: frontispiece, facsimile title page, [6] pages of text, 3-172, [12], bound in full leather (sheep) with very faint part of title along spine. Binding worn, chipped with small loss of leather to head of spine, small repairs to top of spine, corners worn, covers rubbed and a little scuffed, frontispiece has neat repair to outer margin with acid free document repair tape, some pale age-browning throughout, 2 brown spots to inner margin of 2 pages, not affecting text, occasional pale soiling, final endpaper browned with old ink owner's name and date on both sides and a warning to anyone who tries to steal the book. The last 12 pages are on the names of the chief Fairs. See: The Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume 3, page 129. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Paris et ses environs. A tres haut et tres puissant seigneur Messire Simon Arnauld chevalier seigneur de Pompone ministre et secretaire d'Estat.

      De Fer, Paris 1676 - This lovely plan of Paris described streets, buildings, gardens, parks, museums, cemeteries and notes the address of 67 prominent residents. The cartouche dedicates the map to Lord Simon Arnauld, the Marquis de Pomponne, an influential diplomat. An inset in the lower left shows the environs around Paris. Lutetia is floating in a cloud in the upper right representing the cities ancient roots. She holds up the people of Paris and the arms of the King. There is a two inch tear with expert repairs in the upper right and abrasions but overall still very good. Albert Jouvin de Rochefort, (1640-1710) was a French cartographer who did not produce many maps. Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) was a prolific cartographer, engraver and publisher who took over the family map business from his mother when she retired. The business flourished and he gained a great reputation in his lifetime and was appointed 'Geographer to the King' in 1690. There is one other copy of this map in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). Scarce. Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 21 x 26 3/4". Page size measures 21 1/2 x 27 1/2".

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        The Kingdome of Scotland

      London: Basset & Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 51.5 cms, recent hand-colour, light crease in the lower right hand corner, but generally a very good example; English text on verso. Cartographically Speed follows Mercator, but his is one of the most distinctive and decorative early maps of Scotland. The portraits in the borders originally represented James VI and I and his family, including a young Prince Charles. The royal family was burnished from the copper plate during the Interregnum and replaced with the ‘commoners’ seen here: a ‘Scotch’ man and woman, and a ‘Highland’ man and woman (notable as early depictions of tartan).

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        The HISTORY Of The REIGNS of Henry the Seventh, Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, and Queen Mary

      London:: Printed by W[illiam]. G[odbid]. for R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright, R. Chiswell, and J. Edwyn.. 1676.. Folio: A6 B - 2Y4. 11-1/2" x 7-5/8". 1st edition thus (Gibson 121; Wing B300). [12], 138, [12], 201, [1] pp. Printed t.p. begins each individual monarch section, all dated 1675.. Period full calf binding.. Lacking leather in top & bottom spine compartments. Ffep excised.. 1677 ownership signature at top of t.p. of one Thomas Pierce. [possibly the 17th C divine, and Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Charles II].. Other presentation inscription at top of frontis. Ink marginalia in. an early hand. Withal, a VG copy.. Frontis of Bacon.

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        [British Islands] Holy Island, Farne, Guernsey, Jersey

      London: Basset & Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 51 cms, black and white as issued, four maps on one sheet, English text to verso.

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        Epsom-Wells. A Comedy, Acted at the Duke's Theatre

      London: Printed by J.M. for Henry Herringman at the Sign of the Blew Anchor in the lower walk of the New Exchange, 1676 - Shadwell's (1642-1692) comedy of sexual intrigue at the fashionable spa at Epsom, Surrey, first published in 1673. Scarce Second edition. 4to. [8], 96 pp. Epilogue leaf bound at front. 19th- century paper-backed boards, white paper spine label. Title page a bit soiled. Bookplate of Douglas & Mary Hyde. Wing S-2844 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Italia newly augmented by J: Speede

      London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving, a couple of short marginal nicks and tears, left-hand margin trimmed close the platemark by the binder and subsequently renewed, English text on verso. An attractive carte-á-figures map of Italy with eight vignettes of regional costumes down the sides, views of Rome, Genoa, Verona, Naples, Venice and Florence along the top. John Speed unquestionably remains the most significant English map-maker of the seventeenth-century. Speed's world atlas, his 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', is the first world atlas by an Englishman, originally published in 1627. The atlas was completed towards the end of Speed's life (most of the maps were engraved in the mid 1620s) when Speed (1552-1629) was complaining of increasing blindness ("want of sight liberty and conference" in a letter of April 1626), so the precise extent of his involvement with his publisher George Humble's project is debatable, although the imprints explicitly credit Speed. As with Speed's English county atlas the plates were engraved by Hondius in Amsterdam, where the appropriate technical expertise was concentrated, and much of the cartography follows available Dutch models. Also Hondius had spent time in London and established strong ties with London publishers. Carte-á-figures maps are typically Dutch, popularised by Hondius. The technique was often reserved for maps of the continents (although Speed and Humble chose to present each country in that form). The copper plates passed through several hands until they were acquired by Bassett & Chiswell, who published their edition of both Theatre and Prospects in 1676.

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        Severall Chirurgicall Treatises

      London: Printed by E. Fletcher and J Macock for R. Royston and B. Took at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1676.. First Edition. Contemporary calf. G: in Good condition. Professionally conserved with original rubbed and edge worn boards and new eps. Expert repair to fore edge of several leaves. Rebacked with original spine panels laid on. Inscription on half title dated 1706. Some stains to some upper margins. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. 370mm x 240mm (15" x 9"). 498pp; 79pp; + index. Conservation note by Delmas Conservation Bindery dated August 1998 laid on at end paste-down. Heraldic book-plate of Thos Cobbe 'Moriens Cano'.

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        Autograph letter signed ("La Comtesse de Soissons").

      Paris, 7. II. 1676. - Small 4to. 1 p. on bifolium with autogr. address. To Marquis de St. Thomas, affirming her eternal closeness and gratefulness towards his efforts to her children. - Olympia Mancini (French: Olympe Mancini) was the second eldest of the five celebrated Mancini sisters, who along with two of their female Martinozzi cousins, were known at the court of King Louis XIV of France as the Mazarinettes because their uncle was Louis XIV's chief minister, Cardinal Mazarin. Olympia was later to become the mother of the famous Austrian general Prince Eugene of Savoy. - Somewhat wrinkled and spotty; insignificant torn-out portion on fol. 2 due to breaking seal. - From the autograph collection of the famous Swiss-Italian editor Ulrico Hoepli (1847-1935); a facsimile print of the letter's second part was published in Autografi dal Secolo XV al XIX. Dalla Racolta Hoepli (plate 17, no. 81).

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        Trattato uiversale militare moderno diviso in sei libri

      Per Francesco Nicolini, In Venetia, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Discourse of Bathe, and the Hot Waters There. Also Some Enquiries into the Nature of the Water of St. Vincent's Rock, near Bristol: and that of Castle-Cary. To which is added, A Century of Observations, more fully declaring the Nature, Property

      London: Printed for Henry Brome. 1676-77. First Edition. Hardcover. Full calf rebacked with contrasting spine labels bearing gilt titles, boards with gilt ruled border, modern endpapers, engraved allegorical frontis with explanation on facing page, folding map of the city of Bath before title page, map with 2" tear to lower edge and one fold strengthened on verso, 3 engraved plates [2 folding], seperate title page to each part, one page with a few ink spots and a little bronwing in parts but mostly clean and bright. , Thomas Guidott was a physician and antiquary who studied medicine at Oxford before settling in Bath in 1667. There he received the support of the physicians John Maplet and Samuel Bave, both long established in the city and Guidott soon built up his practice. Guidott also worked to establish a national reputation for both himself and for the city of Bath and from 1669 he published a series of works about the waters of Bath, about Bath's history as a therapeutic centre and about the physicians of Bath. Guidott's reputation was such that he was offered positions as professor at both Venice and Leiden. Guidott declined, remaining in Bath where he carried out experiments on the chemical composition of its waters. In this work he discusses his analyses of Bath waters which showed that the water contains nitre, sulphur and several salts of metals. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, [32] 200 pp .

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        Contemplations Moral and Divine

      London: Printed by William Godid, for William Shrewsbury ... and John Leigh, 1676. First edition. 8vo. [16], 368; 118; 37 pp. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, rebacked, early spine label preserved, new endpapers. Minor wear at edges and corners, some very light occasional soiling, generally a very good, sound, clean copy. Early ownership signatures of Thomas Lloyd (title and verso) and that of Mary Hunt (verso of title); 19th-century bookplate with motto "Le Bon Temps Viendra". Wing H-225; Golier/Elliot 13 . First edition of these devotional treatises by the famous jurist, containing the first appearance of his "Poems upon Christmas Day" (pp. 91-118 of part 2). The celebration of Christmas, having recently been outlawed under Cromwell, had just been reinstituted with the Restoration

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        The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs from M.DC.XL Until this Time

      1676. Keble, Joseph [1632-1710], Compiler. The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs, From M.DC.XL. Until This Time, Carefully Examined by the Rolls of Parliament; Together With the Titles of Such Statutes as Are Expired, Repealed, Altered, or Out of Use. To Which is Added a New Table To the Whole Statutes, and a Catalogue of the Several Heads. London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1676. [iv], 368, [171] pp. Folio (9-1/2" x 15"). Contemporary calf, raised bands, blind-stamped frame to boards. Some rubbing, wear to corners, chipping to spine ends, boards partially detached but secure. Woodcut Royal arms to title page, attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Minor worming to margins of title page and text, annotations to a few leaves in early hand. Occasional early spark burns, interior otherwise fresh. A good copy. * With a topical index of all statutes from Magna Charta to 1676. The statutes include marginal references to reports and other legal works. Expired, repealed, altered and obsolete statutes are also included. Keble issued this volume a few months after his Statutes at Large in Paragraphs, From Magna Charta Until This Time (1676), which contains statutes enacted to 1675 (27. Car. 2.). In his preface, Keble says he produced this shorter volume as a supplement for those who had older compilations, which are current to 1627. (Charles I did not call a Parliament between 1628 and 1639.) This volume thus offered an opportunity for these readers to bring their copies up to date and enhance their usefulness with a comprehensive indexed table of statues. Not mentioned in Holdsworth's discussion of Keble's Statutes at Large in the History of English Law; not in Sweet & Maxwell, Wing, or the British Museum Catalogue. OCLC locates 3 copies.

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        Tractatus De Confiscatione Bonorum, Hac Recenti Editione Lugdunensi

      1676. Guazzini, Sebastiano. Tractatus De Confiscatione Bonorum, Hac Recenti Editione Lugdunensi, Infinitis Prope Mendis, Quibus Antea Scatebat, Expurgatus, & Nativo Candori Restitutus: Cum Summariis, Et Indicibus Accuratissimis. Lyons: Sumpt. Joannis Antonii Huguetan, & Soc., 1676. [iv], 134, [26] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary limp vellum with thong ties, near-contemporary calligraphic title to spine. Spine somewhat darkened, light soiling and a few minor stains to covers. Title page with handsome large woodcut device printed in red and black, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Toning to text, occasional light browning and dampspotting. Small later signature near foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. A well-preserved item. * Sixth and final edition. First published in 1611, this was a well-regarded treatise on the appropriation, under legal authority, of private property to the state in Roman, canon and Italian civil law (i.e. confiscation). Little is known about Guazzini. The title page of our copy says he was an advocate and expert on criminal law associated with the Roman Curia. OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law libraries, one of this edition (at Harvard). This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Contemplations Moral and Divine

      London: Printed by William Godid for William Shrewsbury ... and John Leigh 1676 London: Printed by William Godid, for William Shrewsbury ... and John Leigh, 1676. First edition. 8vo. [16], 368; 118; 37 pp. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, rebacked, early spine label preserved, new endpapers. Minor wear at edges and corners, some very light occasional soiling, generally a very good, sound, clean copy. Early ownership signatures of Thomas Lloyd (title and verso) and that of Mary Hunt (verso of title); 19th-century bookplate with motto "Le Bon Temps Viendra". Wing H-225; Golier/Elliot 13 . First edition of these devotional treatises by the famous jurist, containing the first appearance of his "Poems upon Christmas Day" (pp. 91-118 of part 2). The celebration of Christmas, having recently been outlawed under Cromwell, had just been reinstituted with the Restoration

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        Epistolarum Libri XVI Ad Familiares.. (2 Volumes)

      Amstelodami ; Lugduni Batavorum, 1676. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 2 Volumes. Latin. Both volumes bound in contemporary vellum. Tight binding and good covers. Spine labels sunned but still very clear. 1768 inscription on front end page of volume one. Light scattered foxing throughout both volumes. Frontis of volume one has two small tears, one of which is repaired with tape. Damp stain to first pages of volume one. Interior pages of both volumes are clean, unmarked and in great condition. <br> Ships daily. Please see our photos of this lovely set.

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        Theologiæ verè Christianæ Apologia

      Amsterdam: Jacob Claus, 1676. Small quarto. (7 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches). [4], [20], 374, [26] pp. Expertly bound to style in 17th-century calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands, spine ruled in gilt. Very rare first edition of a Quaker masterwork: the primary explanation of their principles. Publication of this work had an immediate affect on the development of Quakerism and the treatment of its followers. The Apology , writes Dean Inge, "became for a whole century a second Bible for the Society [of Friends]." Written when Barclay was still in his twenties during a period of voluntary exile from Great Britain, the work "is remarkable as the standard exposition of the principles of his sect, and is not only the first defence of those principles by a man of trained intelligence, but in many respects one of the most impressive theological writings of the [17th] century" (Sir Leslie Stephens). Following the publication in 1676 of the present first edition, Barclay would produce his own English translation. The work&#39;s importance may be judged from the fact it has been reprinted over 60 times and translated into numerous other languages. Robert Barclay, a close friend and associate of William Penn, became proprietor of the American Quaker province of East Jersey in 1683. Although he was the provinces&#39;s nominal governor, he never set foot in the Americas. The publisher of this work, Jacob Claus, would go on to publish and distribute many of William Penn&#39;s promotional tracts. Only one other copy of this very rare first edition is listed as having sold at auction in the last 30 years (Christie&#39;s New York, 10 December 1999). Evans 10950; Smith I:182; Wing B736.

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        Map of Jamaica / Barbados

      London, 1676. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50.5 cms, two maps on one sheet, recent hand-colour, marginalia (calculations) in an early hand, English text on verso. First appearance of this map, one of the American maps added by Basset and Chiswell to their edition of Speed&#39;s &#39;Prospect of the most Famous Parts of the World&#39; (the first world atlas by an Englishman, originally published in 1627). The British had been on Barbados since the 1620s, but had only captured Jamaica in 1655.

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        The history of the Council of Trent. Containing eight books in which besides the ordinary acts of the Council are declared many notable occurrences which happened in Christendom, during the space of forty years and more. And particularly the practices of the Court of Rome, to hinder the Reformation of their errours, and to maintain their greatness

      Printed by J. Macock for S. Mearne, J. Martyn, and H. Herringman, 1676-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. London: J. Macock and Samuel Mearne, 1676. [16], cvi, [2], 889, [48] pp. Folio. 32 x 19 cm. Contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked with Moroccan leather. Generally very good internally. Marginal dampstaining to a few leaves at front and rear of volume. Provenance: Bookplate of Carroll Alton Means. Wing S-696. <br><br> Paolo Sarpi was an influential Venetian scholar and church reformer. After Pope Paul V excommunicated Venice and its possessions, Sarpiâ&#128;&#153;s strong arguments against the Papal position made him the target of a Papal sponsored assassination (1607). Sarpiâ&#128;&#153;s later work , Istoria del Concilio Tridentino (History of the Council of Trent), was an important critical work of the Catholic Churchâ&#128;&#153;s reformation, especially the the of the role curia. His history was widely read by Protestants, including John Milton, who called Sarpi â&#128;&#156;the great unmasker.â&#128;&#157; ^ Peter Burke, The great unmasker: Paolo Sarpi, 1551-1613, History Today 15 (1965), p. 430.

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        The History of the Council of Trent. Containing Eight Books. In which besides the Ordinary Acts of the Council are declared many notable Occurences which happened in Christendom during the space of forty years and more. And Particularly the Practices of t

      London: Printed by J. Macock, for Samuel Mearne, John Martyn, and Henry Herringman, 1676. Collation, cvi+889+1+47pp.Recently rebound in full antiquarian calf, raised bands, gilt tooling. Fine binding without any wear. Internally, early neat inscription on endpaper, some occasional light dustfox marking, pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy.Book measures 33x22cm.A52. First Edition. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        The Book of Common Prayer...Together with the Psalter of Psalms of David. BOUND WITH The Whole Book of Psalms Collected Into English Metre

      London: Assigns of John Bill and Ch Barker Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, 1676. Very attractive prayer book, frontispiece, title page and 52 numbered engravings, not paginated, bound with The Whole Book of Psalms collected into English Metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins and others; with separate title page dated 1677, printed by A.C.for the Company of Stationers; pp. 104. Ruled throughout in red. Fine binding in 19th C. straight grained black morocco with extensive gilt and blind decoration to the boards, raised bands and gilt decoration to the spine, wide inner dentelles. All edges gilt, moire silk endpapers. Binding very good with a little general wear and rubbing, most noticable to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, margins close trimmed to some pages, just shaving the odd letter to runing titles etc., but no loss to red lines or text, ink smudge to the top of the title page. A very good copy with an attractive binding. . Full Leather. Very Good. 12mo.

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        Theologiae Vere Christianae Apologia, Carolo Secundo, Magnae Britanniae, & c. Regi

      Amstelodami: Jacob Claus, 1676. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. Text in Latin. Pp. [24], 374, [25]. 1st edition 1676. Full calf, new spine with gilt title. Boards somewhat worn, with occasional small surface abrasions to boards. Library plates to front and rear pastedown, with previous owner&#39;s name to front free end-paper. End-papers slightly foxed. Title page rather discoloured. One page prelims soiled. Some sporadic foxing and browning to contents. Quite scarce in this edition. (p15). First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WAR WITH THE INDIANS IN NEW- ENGLAND. FROM JUNE 24, 1675. (WHEN THE FIRST ENGLISHMAN WAS MURDERED BY THE INDIANS) TO AUGUST 12, 1676. WHEN PHILIP, ALIAS METACOMET, THE PRINCIPAL AUTHOR AND BEGINNER OF THE WAR, WAS SLAIN

      London: Printed for Richard Chiswell...according to the original copy printed in New-England, 1676.. [8],51,8pp. Complete with the rare half title. Small quarto. 19th-century green morocco, gilt, by W. Pratt, spine gilt, gilt inner dentelles. Extremities gently rubbed. Armorial bookplates on front endpapers. Minor soiling. Very good. In a green half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt. One of the classic accounts of Indian warfare in New England in the 17th century, and one of the primary accounts of King Philip&#39;s War of 1675-76. This is the first British edition, published the same year as the superlatively rare Boston first edition. Few historians could have been better placed than Mather, at the heart of the councils of the Bay Colony, to follow the progress of the bitter war, the last serious threat by Indians to the British settlements in New England. The war ended in 1676 with Philip&#39;s death. This work is likewise notable for containing one of the first appearances of the woodcut seal of Massachusetts, showing a local Indian saying, "Come over and help us." HOLMES, INCREASE MATHER 16B. HOWES M400, "c." EUROPEAN AMERICANA 676/123. SABIN 46641. VAIL 175. CHURCH 643.

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        A Map of Virginia and Maryland

      London, 1676. No Binding. Near Fine. 14 3/4 x 19 ¼ inches. Fine hand color; wear to bottom of centerfold, else fine condition. A very attractive, near-mint example. Speed&#39;s handsomely engraved work is one of the earliest English maps of the area and one of the first to demarcate the borders of colonial Virginia and Maryland. Just three years before the publication of Speed&#39;s map, Augustine Herrman had conducted the first thorough surveys of Maryland at the behest of Lord Baltimore. Speed&#39;s was one of the first maps to adopt this groundbreaking cartography. However, in general outline Speed still followed the prototype of Captain John Smith, who conducted the first European survey of Chesapeake Bay. Speed&#39;s map "is the last major derivative of the Smith map, and it is unique as an example of the transition from one basic prototype map to another. The delineation of the land area follows Smith while the toponymic prototype was the Herrman map of 1673." (Verner in Tooley, Mapping of America, p.170) A particularly important feature derived from Herrman by Speed is the boundary line (indicated by a double row of trees) between Virginia and Maryland on the Eastern Shore. English text on the verso contains extensive descriptions of Virginia and Maryland.

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        La Bataille de Lens en Flandre [Pas-de-Calais] gaignee par l&#146;Armee du tres Chres[tien] Louys XIIII Roy de France ed de Navarre, Comandee par Monseigneur le Prince de Conde, sur l&#146;armee Espagnolle commandee par l&#146;Archduc Leopold, le 20e jour d&#146;Aoust 1648

      Paris, 1676. Map. Magnificent copper-engraved battle plan, in two sheets which can be joined (each comprising two sheets which have already been joined), platemarks 58 x 89 and 60 x 88.5 cms, black and white as issued, blank verso. The upper sheet is engraved by N. Cochin (two brothers, Nicolas and Noel, engraved pieces for this work) and the lower by J. Frosne, both after de Beaulieu. The upper sheet is a bird&#146;s-eye view looking from the French positions towards the Spanish, within a wreath and flanked by a cockerel and an eagle. The lower sheet is in plan, presented on a lion-skin with inset views of Furnes (Veurne) and Ypres. Sebastien de Pontault de Beaulieu, royal cartographer, military engineer and draughtsman known chiefly for &#147;Le Grand Beaulieu&#148;, an album of maps and plans published between 1676-1694 devoted to &#147;the glorious victories of Louis the Great&#148; between 1643-1692. Lens was one of the decisive battles of the Thirty Years&#146; War, fought in its closing stages, while Louis XIV himself was still a minor.

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        Observationes D. Anthonii Lewenhoeck, De Natis E Semine Genitali Animalculis; Concerning Little Animals by Him Observed in Rain-Well-Sea...; About Generation by an Animalcule of the Male Seed; About Animals in the Scurf of the Teeth

      London: John Martyn for the Royal Society. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST PRINTINGS of Leeuwenhoeck&#39;s most important papers published in the Philosophical Transactions, including his discovery of bacteria and discovery of sperm. "News of some fascinating discoveries by Leeuwenhoek arrived in London in autumn 1676, contained in a long letter describing the results of his studies of water, which had continued throughout the previous year. The first set of observations, made in spring 1675, showed minute creatures which were smaller than the water flea&hellip; Although the existence of these creatures was surprising, they were still just visible to the naked eye&hellip; "Leeuwenhoek&#39;s true breakthrough came in spring 1676 when he tried to discover why pepper is hot&hellip; Unsurprisingly, Leeuwenhoek did not find out why pepper is hot. What he did see was far more exciting: four kinds of tiny animals, far smaller than could be seen with the naked eye, the smallest being around one-tenth the length of the eye of a louse, as he put it. These &#39;animals&#39; were in fact protists (tine single-celled organisms) and bacteria, and Leeuwenhoek was the first person to see them&hellip; "Leeuwenhoek had shown that a huge number of minute organisms existed below the threshold of perception, with the theoretical possibility that there might be even smaller &#39;animals&#39; again, carrying on into the infinitely minute. These incredible observations suggested that life knew no physical boundaries" (Cobb, Generation: The Seventeenth-Century Scientists who Unraveled the Secrets of Sex, Life, and Growth). The papers in the collection include: D. Anthonii Lewenhoeck: "Observationes D. Anthonii Lewenhoeck, De Natis E Semine Genitali Animalculis" (Volume 12 pp. 1040-1043, 1677) and "Observations, Communicated to the Publisher by Mr. Antony van Leewenhoeck, in a Dutch Letter of the 9th of Octob. 1676. Here English&#39;d: concerning Little Animals by Him Observed in Rain-Well-Sea. and Snow Water; as Also in Water Wherein Pepper Had Lain Infused" (pp. 821-31). Also English translation of Ole Roemer&#39;s prediction on speed of light: "A Demonstration Concerning the Motion of Light, Communicated from Paris, in the Journal des Scavans, and here Made English" (pp. 893-894). ***Leeuwenhoeck&#39;s discovery of spermatazoa. Second paper is discovery of protozoa. Also includes Roemer speed of light report, translated. Leeuwenhoeck: "An Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Anthony Leeuwenhoeck of Delft about Generation by an Animalcule of the Male Seed. Animals in the Seed of a Frog. Some Other Observables in the Parts of a Frog. Digestion, and the Motion of the Blood in a Feavor" (Volume 13 pp. 347-355, 1683); Briggs: "A Continuation of a Discourse about Vision, with an Examination of Some Late Objections against It. By V Villiam Briggs M. D. and Fellow of the College of Physitians" (pp. 171-182) ***Leeuwenhoeck&#39;s discovery of parasitic flagellites, second paper on spermatazoa and Briggs&#39; third paper on the physiology of the eye. Leewenhoeck: "An Abstract of a Letter from Mr. Anthony Leewenhoeck at Delft, Dated Sep. 17. 1683. Containing Some Microscopical Observations, about Animals in the Scurf of the Teeth, the Substance Call&#39;d Worms in the Nose, the Cuticula Consisting of Scales" (volume 14 pp. 568-574, 1684); William Briggs: "Two remarkable cases relating to vision" (pp. 559-565) ***Leeuwenhoeck&#39;s discovery of bacteria; Briggs describes nyctalopia (night blindness) for the first time. (Garrison and Morton 5822). IN: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. London: John Martyn, 1677, 1683, 1684. Three volumes in two. Quarto, recent full calf in antique style. Some small stamps from the Atenaeum Library Liverpool and de-accession stamps from Gesamthochschul Bibliothek. Occasional foxing and light dampstaining. RARE.

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        Raphael oder Artzt-Engel. Auff ehmaliges Ersuchen eines gottliebenden Medici A. S

      Amsterdam, J. v. Felsen 1676.. Mit Kupfertitel und einigen Textholzschn. 1 Bl., 46 S., 1 Bl. Pappband d. Zt., Rücken mit Papierstreifen. 23 x 19,5 cm. VD17 23:239811T; Brüning 2336; Graesse BMP 148; Jantz I, 1035; Dünnhaupt 1571, 37.1; Caillet 4188; Duveen 227; Ferguson I, 289. - Erster Druck der ersten Ausgabe, kenntlich am "Jetzo aber durch... Forderer" im Titel. - "Eine persönliche Begegnung mit Jakob Böhme prägte den jungen schlesischen Landadeligen Abraham von Franckenberg (1593-1652) für sein weiteres Leben: er brach sein Studium ab und gab sich ganz mystisch-naturphilosophischen Spekulationen hin. Eine seiner bekanntesten Veröffentlichungen ist der Raphael oder Artzt-Engel, ein in der Tradition der im siebzehnten Jahrhundert blühenden Naturmystik verfasstes Medizinbuch. Franckenberg war wie Jakob Böhme in Deutschland mit Druckverboten belegt, er veröffentlichte teils unter Pseudonym, zum Teil kamen seine Schriften posthum unter die Presse. Dieses Schicksal teilt auch Raphael, der erst über zwanzig Jahre nachdem er verfasst worden war in Holland im Druck erscheinen konnte. Der im Titel genannte Mediziner "A. S." ist wohl Angelus Silesius (Dünnhaupt). Der geheimnisvolle Kupfertitel zeigt das Auge Gottes im trinitarischen Dreieck, umgeben von einem kreisförmigen, strahlenden Nimbus." (Bilanz der Forderung durch die Volkswagen-Stiftung Nr 19). - Titel verso mit altem Namenseintrag Philipp Wilhelm Stock, wohl der Frankfurter Verleger (gest. 1743, tätig ab 1697), der zahlreiche mystische und alchimistische Werke verlegt hat (u. a. Kenelm Digby und Johannes Praetorius; vgl. Benzing, Verleger, Sp. 1275). - Etwas bestoßen, tls. leicht fleckig. SS. 1/2 an der unteren Ecke mit kleiner, fachmännischer Reparatur. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Werkes!

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        CLAVIS ASTROLOGIAE ELIMATA: OR A KEY TO THE WHOLE ART OF ASTROLOGY New Filed and Polished. In Three Parts .. The Second Edition, much Enlarged and Amended. By Henry Coley, Student in the Mathematicks, and Astrology

      London: Benj. Tooke & Tho. Sawbridge 2nd edition "much Enlarged and Amended, 1676. Hardcover. Good. Fine portrait of Coley by R. White + 12 illustrations + moveable Volvelle + many tables including astological symbols. Octavo new morocco spined marbled boards on 5 raised bands gilt lettered title to spine. Portrait frontis +Titlepage +Preface +[20]pp prelims +759pp +[1]p errata. Portrait mounted with damage to gutter part of frame, Titlepage remargined & dedication leaf reinserted. Rare volvelle original. Five leaves in xerox facsimile. A sort of half title to part II and a full second titlepage to Part III. Many planetary tables but without the Rudolphine tables which were issued in 4to and were thus bound in a separate volume not here present. Some copies have 2 copies of the portrait but only the frontis one is here. *Coley advertised himself as a teacher of Arithmetick, Geometry, Astrology and other sciences. The present book contains In part I. "An introduction; by which an ordinary capacity may understand the grounds thereof, and how to set a figure upon any occasion: with the schemes of the cusps of the coelestial houses in copper plates" Part II. "Select aphorismes; with rules and examples how to resolve or judge all lawful questions astrological, from a radical scheme erected: also elections, and other necessary precepts of art. Part III. "The genethliacal part; wherein is shewn how to rectifie and calculate nativities, according to Regiomontnus, Argol, and Keppler; with some varieties in the doctrine of directions, revolutions, and profections, ... also tables, ... both for calculation, and demonstration." All three parts are present and complete.

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        Worcestershire described

      London, Basset and Chiswell, 1676. Map. Copper engraving, 39 x 51 cms, recent hand-colour, inset plan of Worcester, arms of the Earls of Worcester, and note on the battle of Evesham next to an engraved battle scene, English text on verso.

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