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2015-08-25 09:23:33
MAFFEI Scipione
Fratelli Viola, Tortona, 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
Bookseller: Coenobium Libreria antiquaria [Asti, Italy]
2015-08-24 02:25:47
Tortona: Fratelli Viola, 1676. Vellum. Very good. Fundamental work in the history of Mantua. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs may be required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and/or value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.
Bookseller: Liberty Book Store
2015-07-29 18:54:06
SCHOUTEN, WOUTER [1638-1704]:
. Vervattende veel voorname voorvallen en ongemeene vreemde Geschiedenissen/ bloedige Zee- en Landt-gevechten tegen de Portugeesen en Makassaren; Belegering/ Bestorming/ en Verovering van veel voorname Steden en Kasteelen. Mitsgaders Een curieuse Beschrijving der voornaemste Landen, Eylanden, Koninckrijcken en Steden in Oost-Indien; haer Wetten, Zeden, Godtsdiensten, Costuymen, Drachten, Dieren, Vruchten en Planten: Als oock Sijn seer gevaerlijcke Wederom-Keyse naer't Vaderlandt/ daer in een bysondere harde ontmoetinge met d'Engelsche Oorloghs-Vloot/ soo in in Bergen Noorwegen/ als in de Nord-Zee. Verciert met seer konstige Koopere Platen, soo van de voornaemste Steden, als andere aenmerckelijcke saken; door den Schrijver in Indien self geteeckent. 2 parts. Amsterdam: By Jacob Meurs en Johannes van Someren 1676. With copperengraved and bookprinted titlepage, copperengraved portrait and 48 copperengraved plates, 4 halfpage, 22 fullpage and 22 folded. [10] + 328; 253 + [23] pp. Bound in contemporary full leather. Portrait weakly stained in lower corner. * With nice prospect from Bergen..
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2015-07-29 18:54:06
SCHOUTEN, WOUTER [1638-1704]:
Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2015-07-21 11:10:13
Antonio Abalos y Correa
1676 Cordoba. 1676. 47X35. Nombramiento original en pergamino con orlas y dibujos hechos a mano de la Santa Inquisicion a Antonio de Abalos y Correa Caballero de la orden de Santiago de la Ciudad de Baeza realizado en los Alcazares Reales de Cordoba. Extremadamente raro. Ref Mau 2. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.
Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques
2015-07-20 14:41:02
Plutarch of Cheronaea [Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus] / [North, Thomas / Shakespeare / Johannes Gutenberg]
Cambridge, John Hayes for George Sawbridge, 1676.. Folio. Engraved Frontispiece, Titlepage in red and black, [VIII] 8, 1030, 2, 20 pages / Prosopographia:[VI], 91,[XXXVI] pages. Original Hardcover (full leather with five raised bands and the original spinelabel). The binding with stronger signs of wear but firm and original. Interior in very good condition with only very mild signs of foxing. Very rare contemporary binding of Thomas North's Plutarch.. Sir Thomas North (1535-1604) was an English justice of the peace, military officer and translator. His translation into English of Plutarch's Parallel Lives is notable for being a source text used by William Shakespeare for several of his plays. The first edition of his translation of Plutarch, from the French of Jacques Amyot, appeared in 1579. The first edition was dedicated to Queen Elizabeth, and was followed by another edition in 1595, containing fresh Lives. A third edition of his Plutarch was published, in 1603, with more translated Parallel Lives, and a supplement of other translated biographies. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition, "[i]t is almost impossible to overestimate the influence of North's vigorous English on contemporary writers, and some critics have called him the first master of English prose." The Lives translation formed the source from which Shakespeare drew the materials for his Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, and Antony and Cleopatra. It is in the last-named play that he follows the Lives most closely, whole speeches being taken directly from North.
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2015-07-15 14:19:29
Plutarch of Cheronaea [Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus] / [North, Thomas / Shakespeare / Johannes Gutenberg]
Cambridge, John Hayes for George Sawbridge, 1676. Folio. Engraved Frontispiece, Titlepage in red and black, [VIII] 8, 1030, 2, 20 pages / Prosopographia:[VI], 91,[XXXVI] pages. Original 18th century leather-binding with five raised bands and the original spinelabel. The binding with stronger signs of wear but firm and original. Interior in very good condition with only very mild signs of foxing. Very Rare ! Sir Thomas North (1535–1604) was an English justice of the peace, military officer and translator. His translation into English of Plutarch's Parallel Lives is notable for being a source text used by William Shakespeare for several of his plays. The first edition of his translation of Plutarch, from the French of Jacques Amyot, appeared in 1579. The first edition was dedicated to Queen Elizabeth, and was followed by another edition in 1595, containing fresh Lives. A third edition of his Plutarch was published, in 1603, with more translated Parallel Lives, and a supplement of other translated biographies.nAccording to the Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition, " it is almost impossible to overestimate the influence of North's vigorous English on contemporary writers, and some critics have called him the first master of English prose."nThe Lives translation formed the source from which Shakespeare drew the materials for his Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, and Antony and Cleopatra. It is in the last-named play that he follows the Lives most closely, whole speeches being taken directly from North.
Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop [Ireland]
2015-06-14 16:43:31
Antonio Abalos y Correa
1676 Cordoba. 1676. 47X35. Nombramiento original en pergamino con orlas y dibujos hechos a mano de la Santa Inquisicion a Antonio de Abalos y Correa Caballero de la orden de Santiago de la Ciudad de Baeza realizado en los Alcazares Reales de Cordoba. Extremadamente raro. Ref Mau 2. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.
Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques
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2015-06-11 22:24:48
CAUX (HENRY DE).
CAUX (HENRY DE). CATALOGUE GÉNÉRAL 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 ALPHABÉTIQUES POUR LA COMMODITÉ DU PUBLIC; LE TOUT PAR LE SOIN & APPLICATION DU SIEUR HENRY DE CAUX, HABITANT DE LA VILLE DE PEZENAS, QUI A ÉTÉ PRÉSENT LORS DESDITS JUGEMENS DE NOBLESSE. A PEZENAS. PAR JEAN MARTEL, IMPRIMEUR ORDINAIRE DU ROY, & DES ESTATS GÉNÉRAUX DE LA PROVINCE DE LANGUEDOC, & DE LA VILLE. 1676. IN-FOLIO (23 X 34,5 X 3 CENTIMÈTRES ENVIRON) DE (8) + 68 + 92 ET (3) PAGES, RELIURE D'ÉPOQUE PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ÉTIQUETTE MAROQUIN HAVANE, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE DE QUELQUES FIGURES GRAVÉES SUR BOIS. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE (SAFFROY. 26642) DIVISÉE EN DEUX PARTIES, L'UNE SUR LA GÉNÉRALITÉ DE TOULOUSE, L'AUTRE SUR CELLE DE MONTPELLIER. COMPLÉTÉ IN-FINE PAR 3 PAGES D'«ERRATA OU OMISSIONS DU PRESENT CATHALOGUE DE LA NOBLESSE DU LANGUEDOC»; CE SUPPLÉMENT, INCONNU DE SAFFROY, MANQUE EGALEMENT DANS L'EXEMPLAIRE DETENU PAR L … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens [Capens, France]
2015-06-11 05:24:47
Erasmus
Basileae: typis Genathianis. 1676. "First edition of The Praise of Folly with Hans Holbein's famous illustrations (based on his original drawings in a copy of the 1515 Froben edition), and with a life of Erasmus and a bibliography, a life of Holbein and a catalogue of his work, as well as the marginal commentaries by Gerhard Lister and Erasmus' preface addressed to Sir Thomas More and his letters to More and Martin van Dorp. 8vo, pp. [80], 336, [16]; preserving the final two blank leaves; engraved title page, engraved vignette on printed title, engraved headpieces, 4 engraved portraits ( Erasmus by Holbein, Erasmus' Memorial Stone, Holbein the Elder and Holbein the Younger), and with 81 engravings in the text by Hans Holbein (mostly engraved by Casper Merian), some of which are tipped in and folded, some printed in the text; full contemporary and likely original vellum, spine soiled, but the binding is sound the text clean. Book label of H. P. Kraus stock & reference library laid in. An unusual (unique?) copy. The printed engravings at pp. 133 and 137 were originally printed out of order, and in both cases the engraving has been reprinted and a cancel is pasted over the wrongly printed ones. Catalogue of the Erasmus Collection in the City Library of Rotterdam, p. 149; BBE 884; Brunet II, 1037; Graesse II, 495."
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2015-06-03 23:32:00
Molitor, Johannes Horatius.
Jena. Krebs, 1676. - (13 x 7,5 cm). (22) 72 (50 (4w)) S. Mit gestochenem Titel. Broschur mit altem Material. Erste Ausgabe dieser seltenen Beschreibung der Herstellung künstlicher Mineralwässer aus den "sieben Mineralien der Planeten". Vom Verfasser ist lediglich bekannt, dass er Arzt war. - Titel verso gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - Ferchl 363; VD17 39:143366M [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber
2015-06-03 23:32:00
Molitor, Johannes Horatius.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber [Heilbronn, Germany]
2015-06-03 12:01:31
GAFFAREL Jacques.
Hamburgi, apud Gothofredum Schultzen, bibliopol., 1676, in-12, leg. coeva in piena pergamena, tagli rossi, pp. [12], 290, [2]. Con doppio front., il primo inciso in rame da J. Wichman, con sottoscrizione: Hamburgi, apud Gothofredum Schultzen; prostant ad Amsterdam, apud Ianssonio Waesbergios, 1676, e 15 tavole in xilografia in fine. In questo volume non sono state legate 24 carte di preliminari (i 3 fascicoli segnati con asterischi), né la seconda parte costituita dalle note di Gregorio Michele. L'edizione originale di questo libro è del 1629: è diviso in 4 parti: Quae Orientalis defenduntur, De sculptura talismanica Persarum, De horoscopo, De lectura stellarum. Dopo la pubblicazione l'opera fu condannata dalla Sorbona e l'autore fu costretto a una ritrattazione delle tesi (fra le altre una relazione fra le lettere ebraiche e le costellazioni celesti). Bruniture. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc [Firenze, Italy]
2015-05-30 09:06:55
Willis Thomas.
sumptibus Joannis Antonij Huguetan 1676 In - 4° (cm. 22,7), legatura novecentesca con dorso in cartonato e piatti in tela; pp. [56], 694 [i.e. 698], [24] con 18 tavole illustrative f.t. (di cui 7 ripiegate) e 1 ritratto calcografico a p. pagina n.t.; frontespizio bicolore con vignetta calcografica. Fioriture e bruniture, tarli marginali con poco fastidio al testo, gore al margine inferiore; una sola tavola lacerata con perdita di quasi tutta l'illustrazione; aggiunta di una prefazione di due carte all'introduzione sulla dottrina delle febbri. Buona edizione ma esemplare solo discreto.
Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi
2015-05-25 20:57:25
CLAIRAUT, Alexis Claude.
Fine large-paper copy of this celebrated treatise, "the first treatise on solid analytic geometry" (Boyer), written when the author was only sixteen. In it Clairaut demonstrates a claim made by Newton that all cubic curves in three dimensions are projections of a cubic curve of a special form. This publication led to Clairaut's election to the Académie des Sciences at the age of eighteen, the rules of admission being suspended to accommodate the mathematical prodigy.<br/><br/> "Alexis Claude Clairaut was one of the most precocious of mathematicians, outdoing even Blaise Pascal in this respect. At the age of ten he was reading the textbooks of L'Hospital on conics and the calculus, when he was thirteen he read a paper on geometry to the Académie des Sciences ... In the year of his election Clairaut published a celebrated treatise, <i>Recherches sur les courbes a double courbure</i>, the substance of which had been presented to the Académie two years earlier ... The treatise of Clairaut carried out for space curves the program that Descartes had suggested almost a century before - their study through projections on two coordinate planes. It was, in fact, this method that suggested the name given by Clairaut to gauche or twisted curves inasmuch as their curvature is determined by the curvatures of the two projections. In the <i>Recherches</i> numerous space curves are determined through intersections of various surfaces, distance formulas for two and three dimensions are given, an intercept form of the plane is included, and tangent lines to space curves are found. This book b … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books
2015-05-24 14:35:07
Kupferstich, um 1676, 53 x 43 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - In den Ecken oben mit zwei gestochenen Textkartuschen. - Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Einfassungslinie. - Figurenreiche, bewegte Darstellung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg
Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat [Eurasburg, Germany]
2015-05-22 16:19:55
GRUEBER, Johann. [Georg] et al.
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
2015-05-22 16:19:55
GRUEBER, Johann. [Georg] et al.
London 1676, Lowndes. Old leather good, 116p., leading edges chewed at margins, slight damage to title page & 15p., part of the balance only the margin chewed, text readable, solid. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE & FIRST & ONLY EARLY ENGLISH LANGUAGE ED. *** *** *** . . . A LEGENDARY AND FAMOUS EARLY BOOK. . . THE FIRST EUROPEAN ACCOUNT OF CHINA . THE FIRST EUROPEAN ACCOUNT OF CHINA: This work was authored by Johann Grueber [1623-1680], and compiled by Count Lorenzo Magalotti [1637-1712]. . Other authors were Viaggio del P. Giovanni tornando per terea da China in Europa, Albert Orville comte d' [1621-1662], Melchisedec Thevenot [1620-1692]. . *** THE SUBTITLE: continued "Lately Returned From That Country, Written and Published by the French Kings Cosmographer and Now Englished: The Other, Containing The Most Remarkable Passages Of The Reign And Life Of The Present French King, Lewis The Fourteenth, And Of The Valour Of Our English In His Armies." . CO-AUTHORS: Albert ORVILLE Comte d', Melchisedec THEVENOT, Conte Lorenzo MAGALOTTI. . *** TWO TITLES BOUND IN ONE VOLUME: The first treatise is an account compiled by Count Lorenzo Magalotti of the travels of Johann Grueber and Albert d'Orville. It was translated into French by Melchisedech Thevot, that translation subsequently being rendered into English See B.M. below. . The second treatise has special title page, dated 1675, a reproduction of the original in Yale University library. . *** THE FIRST EUROPEAN ACCOUNT OF CHINA: It is said that this is the first European account of China, and perhaps the earliest account in English. . *** THE … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB [Aptos, CA, U.S.A.]
2015-05-19 19:47:55
MONCORNET, Balthazar
1676. [MONCORNET, Balthazar]. Livre Nouveau de toutes sortes d'ouvrages d'Orfeuries receuillies des meilleurs ouvrieres de ce temps et se vendent chez Jean Moncornet. / Ein Newes Büchlein Von allerhant Goldtschmiderey... Illustrated with an engraved title-page followed by 11 engraved plates measuring 186 x 137 each mounted on stubs. Small 4to., bound in modern brown morocco in the style of a French eighteenth-century binding. [Paris]: Jean Moncornet, rue St. Jacques, [1679-95]. |~||~||~||~||~||~| An aesthetic, rare suite of early Rococo engravings depicting jewelry designs by the engraver Balthazar Moncornet (1600-1668) executed in the time of Louis XIV. The suite features bejeweled earrings, necklaces and broaches intertwined with floral borders made of cornucopias, wreaths, birds, swirling ribbons and other ornamental elements. Each design appears floating above engraved landscapes and cityscapes depicting Rome, Paris, Notre Dame, Saint Denis, and the gardens of the Château de Rueil. The final engraving features a portrait of Louis XIV within a jeweled frame, surrounded by a wreath over a view of Pont Neuf. A work of such unique charm that Bernard Quaritch saw fit to make facsimile edition published in 1888! The introduction to the facsimile describes the work as "An undescribed and apparently unknown series of 12 plates..." Bernard Moncornet came from a long line of Flemish artisans including his father, Pierre Moncornet, who moved the family to Paris at the request of Henry IV to work at the famed Gobelins tapestry manufacturer. He would later become a successful printe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2015-04-22 12:10:29
CAUSE, Hendrik (1648-1699). WITH: COMMELIN, Jan (1629-1692).
Doornick, Amsterdam 1676 - Reflecting Northern Europe's great interest in orange houses and the growing of citrus fruit under glass in the seventeenth century. Commelin's work follows Ferrari's Hesperides by 30 years, and shows that the northern fruit had improved considerably in that time. A super clean copy. Engraved allegorical title-page, and illustrated with two garden plans, 13 plates of fruit and flowers (each in two parts), and 16 plates of garden plans, parterres, mazes, etc. 224 pages. Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick, [1656]. [Bound with:] COMMELIN, Jan (1629-1692). Nederlantze Hesperides, dat is, Oeffening en Gebruik van de Limoen en Oranje-Boomen, gestelt na den Aardt, en Climaat der Nederlanden. Amsterdam: Marcus Doornik, 1676. Engraved allegorical title and 26 engraved plates, 21 of citrus fruit and 5 of orangeries. Folio, (320 x 210 mm). Contemporary vellum, a bit soiled. Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick, [1656]. FIRST EDITIONS of two of the most attractive of the seventeenth-century Dutch gardening books from the Golden Age, with plates reminiscent of de Passe. The book depicts Vranckryck's garden at Saint-Germain en Laye and that of Nassau, Prince of Orange. The cultivation of 420 plants is described, of which Cause illustrates 52, often drawn with bees and butterflies. Bound together with Commelin's Nederlantze Hesperides, issued the same year by Doornik. Reflecting Northern Europe's great interest in orange houses and the growing of citrus fruit under glass in the seventeenth century. Commelin's work follows Ferrari's Hesperides by 30 years, and shows that the north … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB
2015-04-18 23:22:55
WALTON (I) and C. COTTON. [ELLIS (H)] and J. HAWKINS, eds.:
Roy. 8vo., Second Edition thus, Large Paper, with engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved and printed titles (the former a facsimile of the first edition title), 12 engraved plates (including one of tackle and 2 musical scores) and 35 woodcut illustrations, facsimiles and maps in the text, some light and generally inoffensive age - staining; handsomely bound in later nineteenth - century dark green full calf, sides with double frame border enclosing lozenges tooled with fish, crewels and angling scenes all in gilt, back with four flat bands framed in gilt, second compartment with red leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, other four compartments tooled in gilt with fish, crewel, angling scene, fish in descending order, all edges gilt, marbled edges, gilt doublures, very neatly rebacked to style, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. A short tear in K2 professionally repaired. The 'present editor' is Henry Ellis of the British Museum. The text is collated with that of 1676 (the last published during Walton's life) together with several corrections and the most complete Index to date. The engravings of fish are a new series; the facsimile signatures appear here for the first time, the plates are mostly by Audinet after Wale. A lovely, albeit slightly aged, copy in unusual themed binding. LARGE PAPER COPIES ARE SCARCE. Coigney 21; Oliver 19; Slater p. 28; Westwood & Satchell pp.224 - 25
Bookseller: Island Books
2015-04-14 10:25:32
Schultze, Walter (d. i. Schouten, Wouter) :
Amsterdam, Meurs und Sommern, 1676. worin erzehlt wird viel Gedenckwürdiges, und ungemeine seltzame Sachen, bluhtige See- und Feld-schlachten, wieder die Portugiesen und Makasser, Belägerungen, Bestürmungen, und Eroberungen vieler fürnehmen Städte und Schlösser; wie auch eine eigendliche Beschreibung der fürnehmsten Ost-Indischen Landschaften ; zugleich eine ausführliche Erzehlung, was sich in der gefährlichen Zurückreise nach Holland, zwischen den Ost-Indischen Retour-Schiffen, und den Engelländern, im Jahr 1665 in der Stadt Bergen in Norwegen, wie auch in der Nord-See, merckenswürdiges zugetragen hat. Mit gestochenem Titel, gestochenem Portrait, 20 (19 doppelblattgrosse) Kupfertafeln, 40 Textkupfer, 2 Blatt, Seite 1 bis 196, 1 Blatt, Seite 121 bis 291, 4 Blatt, 64 Seiten, Halblederband der Zeit, 32 x 26,5 cm, Kanten und Deckelbezüge berieben, innen teils etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten.
Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen [kiel, Germany]
2015-04-11 21:29:22
Savary, Jacques.
Genf, Joh. Hermann Widerhold, 1676. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des ökonomischen Klassikers. Die erste französische Ausgabe des bedeutenden Werks des französischen Handelsschriftstellers Savary (1622-1690) erschien im Vorjahr und ist nach Eduard Weber nicht bekannt geworden. "Die 'Geburtsstunde' der Betriebswirtschaft in der verschollenen . Ausgabe. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde grundlegend für die Geschichte der Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Handelsbetriebslehre) und enthält im Anhang die 'Ordonnantz von Ludwig dem XIV.' ('Code Savary' genannt): Die erste Kodifikation des Handelsrechts" (Sauer 48). Der 'Parfait Negociant' (französischer Orig.-Titel) ist nicht nur eine erste Pionierleistung, mit der die Zeit des Merkantilismus beginnt, sondern auch ohne Zweifel die beste unter einer ganzen Reihe von Schriften, die teils in dieser Phase, teils aber auch später erschienen und durchweg von Savary beeinflusst sind. Quasi als Kommentar zum 'Code Savary' wurde es aber vor allem wirtschaftlicher Ratgeber und Unterrichtsbuch für die tägliche Handelspraxis. Savarys Verdienst liegt vor allem in der Gründlichkeit und großen Sachlichkeit seiner Darstellung. Kein anderer betriebswirtschaftlicher Titel übte einen ähnlich großen Einfluss aus. Nicht nur in der französischen oder deutschen, sondern auch in der englischen und holländischen Wirtschaftsliteratur wurde 'Le parfait negociant' bis ins19. Jh. hinein ausgiebig als Quelle genutzt. Paul Jacob Marperger, zu Lebzeiten Savarys der bedeutendste deutsche Vertreter des Merkantilismus, hat in seinen zahlreichen Schriften viel aus dem 'Parfait Nego … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein
2015-03-14 08:48:39
Schultze, Walter (d. i. Schouten, Wouter) :
Amsterdam, Meurs und Sommern, 1676.. worin erzehlt wird viel Gedenckwürdiges, und ungemeine seltzame Sachen, bluhtige See- und Feld-schlachten, wieder die Portugiesen und Makasser, Belägerungen, Bestürmungen, und Eroberungen vieler fürnehmen Städte und Schlösser ; wie auch eine eigendliche Beschreibung der fürnehmsten Ost-Indischen Landschaften ; zugleich eine ausführliche Erzehlung, was sich in der gefährlichen Zurückreise nach Holland, zwischen den Ost-Indischen Retour-Schiffen, und den Engelländern, im Jahr 1665 in der Stadt Bergen in Norwegen, wie auch in der Nord-See, merckenswürdiges zugetragen hat. Mit gestochenem Titel, gestochenem Portrait, 20 (19 doppelblattgrosse) Kupfertafeln, 40 Textkupfer, 2 Blatt, Seite 1 bis 196, 1 Blatt, Seite 121 bis 291, 4 Blatt, 64 Seiten, Halblederband der Zeit, 32 x 26,5 cm,. Kanten und Deckelbezüge berieben, innen teils etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten.
Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen
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2015-03-08 19:46:56
Tortona: Fratelli Viola, 1676. Vellum. Very good. Fundamental work in the history of Mantua. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs may be required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and/or value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.
Bookseller: Liberty Book Store
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2015-03-07 21:17:00
Walton, Izaac
London: Printed for Richard Marriott; printed by B.W. for B. Tooke, 1676. Fifth edition of Walton, first edition of Cotton, fourth edition of Venables. Three parts in one volume. Pt. I: Engraved piscatorial title page, 10 small copperplates of fish, 2 pages of music; pt. II: engraved cipher on title page; pt III: engraved piscatorial frontispiece by F.H. Van Houe, the same 10 copperplate illustrations as in part I. License leaf present in part II. 1 vols. 16mo. Nineteenth-century full red straight grained morocco, spine gilt, a.e.g. Bookplates. Small paper flaw in margin of Venable title page. Fine. Cloth slipcase and chemise. Fifth edition of Walton, first edition of Cotton, fourth edition of Venables. Three parts in one volume. Pt. I: Engraved piscatorial title page, 10 small copperplates of fish, 2 pages of music; pt. II: engraved cipher on title page; pt III: engraved piscatorial frontispiece by F.H. Van Houe, the same 10 copperplate illustrations as in part I. License leaf present in part II. 1 vols. 16mo. The last edition published in Walton's lifetime and the first in which his name appears on the title page. "In many respects it is the most interesting of the five [lifetime] editions" (Coigney). It is the first appearance of Cotton's work. Coigney 6; Westwood & Satchell, p. 219; Wing W666 & C6381
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [US]
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2015-02-20 21:20:34
Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Juan, Philosoph, Theologe, Astronom und Mathematiker (1606-1682).
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2015-02-18 12:41:03
Savary, Jacques.
Genf, Joh. Hermann Widerhold, 1676.. . Erste deutsche Ausgabe des ökonomischen Klassikers. Die erste französische Ausgabe des bedeutenden Werks des französischen Handelsschriftstellers Savary (1622-1690) erschien im Vorjahr und ist nach Eduard Weber nicht bekannt geworden. "Die 'Geburtsstunde' der Betriebswirtschaft in der verschollenen ... Ausgabe. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde grundlegend für die Geschichte der Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Handelsbetriebslehre) und enthält im Anhang die 'Ordonnantz von Ludwig dem XIV.' ('Code Savary' genannt): Die erste Kodifikation des Handelsrechts" (Sauer 48). Der 'Parfait Negociant' (französischer Orig.-Titel) ist nicht nur eine erste Pionierleistung, mit der die Zeit des Merkantilismus beginnt, sondern auch ohne Zweifel die beste unter einer ganzen Reihe von Schriften, die teils in dieser Phase, teils aber auch später erschienen und durchweg von Savary beeinflusst sind. Quasi als Kommentar zum 'Code Savary' wurde es aber vor allem wirtschaftlicher Ratgeber und Unterrichtsbuch für die tägliche Handelspraxis. Savarys Verdienst liegt vor allem in der Gründlichkeit und großen Sachlichkeit seiner Darstellung. Kein anderer betriebswirtschaftlicher Titel übte einen ähnlich großen Einfluss aus. Nicht nur in der französischen oder deutschen, sondern auch in der englischen und holländischen Wirtschaftsliteratur wurde 'Le parfait negociant' bis ins19. Jh. hinein ausgiebig als Quelle genutzt. Paul Jacob Marperger, zu Lebzeiten Savarys der bedeutendste deutsche Vertreter des Merkantilismus, hat in seinen zahlreichen Schriften viel aus dem 'Parfait N … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein
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2015-02-16 21:45:23
Jeremy Taylor
R. Norton. . Published 1676. Third Edition. A rare extensive 17th century manual of moral theology, written by an Anglican bishop who has written some of the greatest devotional works in the English language. Full calf binding. Quite worn, with hinges cracked and front cover present but completely detached. Marbled endpapers; pages dulled but text remains clear. Not a first edition copy. . . . [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2015-02-16 20:34:55
[PONTIFICAL, GREEK]
Paris: 1676 (printed by Pierre Blaise in 1643). Folio (368 x 239 mm). [32], 749 [recte 753], [11] pp. Title printed in red & black with large woodcut printer?'s device. Text in two columns in Greek and Latin, commentary in single column. Woodcut initials throughout. Quires Eee-Ggg (pp. 597-632) misbound between quires Rr and Ss; light crease mark in some lower corners, faint marginal dampstaining at end. Contemporary French calf, spine gold-tooled, edges stained red (scuffed, edges rubbed, upper joint starting). Provenance: François Blouet de Camilly, with his armorial bookplate as bishop and inscription on the title; from the Macclesfield library (blindstamp on title and armorial bookplate, paper shelfmark labels on spine).*** A fine copy of the first printed Greek Orthodox pontifical. This is the second issue, with a new title added to the sheets of the 1643 edition. The Archieratikon is the book of Orthodox Catholic rites for service conducted by bishops (the Hieratikon was for priests). The extensive commentary was the work of the theologian and anti-Jansenist polemicist Isaac Habert (ca. 1600-1668), doctor of the theological faculty of the Sorbonne, prédicateur ordinaire du Roi, and, after 1645, Bishop of Vabres. This monumental work of erudition, ?"the results of his readings in the manuscript euchologies [prayer books] of the Bibliothèque Royale ... ensured him fame [and] is an essential source for the history of Greek liturgy?" (Scholasticon, online biographical dictionary of early modern European and American professors of theology and philosophy). Habert dedica … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Musinsky Rare Books, Inc.
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2015-02-14 00:32:23
ERASMUS, Desiderius
1676. 144113 ERASMUS, Desiderius. Morias Enkomion [Greek] Stultitiae laus. [80], 336, [12] pp. Illustrated with 81 copper-engraved plates after Holbein. 8vo., 183 x 110 mm, bound in full French eighteenth-century red morocco, triple ruled fillet border, intricate gilt-tooled spine, a.e.g. Basel: Genathianis, 1676. |~||~||~||~|$7500.00 The First Edition of this important Renaissance work to include Hans Holbein's illustrations, engraved by Caspar Merian, with numerous representations of classical figures described in the narrative, as well as portraits of Erasmus, Holbein the Elder, and Holbein the Younger. Presented as a series of allegories, this satirical, often sardonic treatise on Catholic dogma and the corruption rampant in the Roman Catholic Church is a reflection of Erasmus's own feeling of disillusionment with the Church following a visit to Rome. Ending simply with the author's interpretation of true Christian values, this volume, translated into English as In Praise of Folly, served as an impetus for the Protestant Reformation. Binding in excellent condition. A clean, bright copy overall, with a few sections of the text slightly yellowed. Graesse II, 495. Brunet II, 1037.
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2015-02-12 20:04:58
Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Juan, Philosoph, Theologe, Astronom und Mathematiker (1606-1682).
Vigevano, 20. I. 1676.. 1 S. auf gefalt. Bogen. Folio.. Als Bischof von Vigevano in der Lombardei, an den Dominikaner Raimondo Capizucchi (1615-91), der seit 1654 das Amt des "maestro del sacro palazzo apostolico" bekleidete (und 1681 Kardinal wurde), in Zusammenhang mit der bevorstehenden Ernennung des Lorenzo Mayers Caramuel (1617-83) zum Bischof von Castellamare: "Son tantos los favores que V. S. R.ma ha hecho y haze siempre a Caramuel, que el por no ser ingrato, y viendo que en un sugeto no puede cumplir con lo mucho que debe, se multiplica para poder servir mejor en diversos suppuestos. Digolo, porque bessara la mano de V. S. R.ma Monsenor Laurecio Mayers Caramuel, nombrado obispo de Castelmar, para que V. S. R.ma le reciba en el numero de sus servidores, y lo comunique las gracias y favores que suele. En mi libro, que offrecera a V. S. R.ma conocera el mundo, que conosco la denda ya que es tanta que no la puedo reconoscer. Acabo rogando a Dios nos guarde y prospere la persona de V. S. R.ma [...]". Spätes Schreiben des bis zur Sprunghaftigkeit geistig wendigen Theologen und Ingenieurs. Böhmischer Abstammung und aus Madrid gebürtig, wirkte er u. a. in Löwen, Schottland, Wien und Prag, bevor er seinem Protektor Kardinal Chigi (nunmehr Papst Alexander VII.) nach Italien folgte. Auch Kaiser Ferdinand III. förderte ihn lange aufgrund seiner Kenntnisse in der Festungsbaukunst und seiner heroischen Verteidigung Prags gegen die Schweden im Jahre 1648; das Bistum Vigevano verdankte er der Intervention der Habsburger. Er publizierte zu einer Fülle von Themen, darunter eine der e … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2015-02-07 19:40:59
. Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Hans Jacob Schollenberger n. J.H. Seyfried b. Johannes Hoffmann, 1676, 40 x 53,5. Mälzer Kat. 23. Vgl. Brod-Mälzer K21. Cartographia Bavariae, S. 120. - Zeigt das Hochstift Würzburg. - Unten links Gesamtansicht von Würzburg mit dem Frauenberg. - Oben links Gesamtansicht von Bad Königshofen i. Grabfeld a.d. Fränk. Saale. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche; darunter Erklärungen. - Unten rechts Maßstab mit Verlegeradresse. - Seltener Einblattdruck! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)
Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas
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2015-01-29 22:01:47
GLASER Christopher
A BRUXELLES, GILLE T'SERSTEVENS, 1676Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena ITALIANO Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo breve manoscritto al dorso; antica nota manoscritta al verso della carta di guardia anteriore. 6 carte non numerate, comprso il frontespizio con titolo e antica nota manoscritta di possesso; 394 pagine numerate; 6 carte non numerate di indici, di cui l'ultima bianca. 1 carta bianca, oltre a quella di guardia posteriore. All'interno, dopo la prefazione, 3 belle tavole fuori testo incise su rame e ripiegate, raffiguranti apparecchiature chimiche e alambicchi vari. Quarta edizione, la prima nel 1663, di uno dei più importanti testi di chimica  del XVII  secolo, pubblicato fino al 1710.  Si tratta di uno dei primi tentativi di far uscire la chimica dal misticismo alchemico in cui era confinata, e così  descrivere i preparati chimici in modo univoco. L'opera è divisa in due libri: il primo descrive brevemente l'utilità, le definizioni, i principi, le operazioni, e le apparecchiature chimiche. II secondo libro, molto più corposo del primo,  è dedicato alla descrizione di preparati medicinali tratti dai regni minerale, vegetale e animale.   La ricetta antifebbrile descritta valse la fama all'auotre:  sel (solfato di potassio ricavato  riscaldando salnitro e zolfo e ricristallizzato da acqua)  fu in seguito conosciuto come "sel polychrestum glaseri".  Il solfato misto naturale di sodio e potassio. (3K2SO4: Na2SO4) è stato nominato, pertanto, glaserite in suo onore. Esemplare in ottimo stato di coservazione.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C
2015-01-29 20:01:32
FERNANDEZ NAVARRETE (Fray Domingo)
Imprenta Real, 1676. 18 pp., 518 pp., 25 pp. Portada impresa a dos tintas, con escudo real y greca xilográfica. Iniciales también xilográficas y culs de lamp. Texto a dos columnas. Primera edición de una de las mayores obras en castellano sobre China, con un extenso capítulo sobre la navegación a la Nueva España y las Islas Filipinas, y extensas traducciones de filosofía clásica china.Dividido en siete tratados, el primero se refiere al origen, nombre, grandezas y singularidades del Imperio Chino. El segundo trata de la política, la disposición del gobierno y las cosas más memorables de su Historia. El tercer y cuarto tratados son un compendio de filosofía china. El quinto se dedica a la literatura. El sexto, el más extenso y acaso el más importante, narra los viajes y navegaciones del autor: su viaje a la Nueva España y su estancia en México por espacio de dos años, su traslado a Acapulco y su partida para Filipinas. El séptimo y ultimo tratado se centra en las misiones dominicas en China.Ejemplar con pequeña picadura de polilla restaurada en el margen inferior derecho de las últimas páginas.First edition of this classic and valuable account on China. A large section (pp. 289-450) relates to the voyages of the author in Mexico and the Philippines. Of special importance is the Spanish translation of Longobardo’s treatise on the Chinese names for God of the Conference of Jiading in 1628.Originally, the treatise was in Portuguese language, but Navarrete provided the print in Spanish translation. The second volume was prohibited by the Holy Office on request of the Jesuits.In … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Bardon [Madrid, Spain]
2015-01-23 12:23:47
MORDEN, Robert
1676. A rare playing card map. The Ten of Diamonds, with the suit in coloured stencil. Laid down slightly stained and lightly ceased, with a tiny amount of rubbing to one corner. Still a very good copy of one of the rarest of Cornish maps. Although published in several editions, few of the maps still survive due to their ephemera nature. Batten & Bennett, 15. Quixley, 19, ' Within a year of the appearance of Ogilby's road maps in 1675, Robert Morden produced a pack of geographical playing-cards of the 52 counties of England and Wales, and these were the first county maps to show roads, though of course the limitations of size meant that only a diagrammatic version of the roads could be depicted. RARE. Good. 55 x 90 mm. Map.
Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books [Widecombe in the Moor, DEVON, United Kingdom]
2015-01-22 22:32:16
Santa Teresa De Jesús - Sainte Therese
Pierre Le Petit, Paris 1676 - Portada grabada - 5 hojas - 1 lámina (precioso grabado con la imagen de la Santa) y 916 págs. (un total de 50 hojas tienen en el márgen superior una antigua mácula , no afecta al texto) Encuadernación pura de la época un poquito cansada, lomera con nervios y florones, con falta de medio cm. de piel en la parte superior. En general, muy correcto ejemplar de esta preciosa obra. Size: 26,5 x 19,5 Cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA
2015-01-11 11:47:35
Leipzig: Johann Grosse und Confort 1676 - PGMt.der Zeit, [20], 991 S., [93], kl. 8°. Einband etwas berieben, abgegriffen u. leicht gelockert. Rückendeckel fehlt u. mit späterem gemustertem Pappbezug ersetzt. Handschriftliche Besitzeranmerkungen mit Zeichenstift auf Vorsatz u. letzte Seite. Seiten stellenweise altersgebräunt, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. sehr guter Zustand. * Seltener Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de
Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska
2015-01-09 15:51:15
Hallervord, Johann.
Königsberg und Frankfurt, Johann Nisius für Martin Hallervord, 1676.. . Erste Ausgabe der wertvollen bibliographischen Nachrichten von über 2800 Schriftstellern. Mit zahlreichen Hinweisen auf Anonyma, Pseudonyme, Buchdrucker, Verleger usw. Sehr verdienstvolle, von Ebert hochgelobte und in die Nachfolge von Gesner gestellte Arbeit. - Exlibris Hammer, Stockholm. - Breslauer/Folter 75. Besterman 906. Petzhold 69. Ebert 8409.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein
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2014-12-29 22:14:32
DAPPER, Olfert.
Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1676.2 volumes in 1. Folio. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt, with red and green labels to spine.With allegorical engraved title, title-page printed in red and black, large folding engraved map of Africa, 42 double-page or folding engraved maps, plans and plates, and 52 half-page engravings in text. (4),428, 349, (17); (2),121,(4) pp.* Second edition; first published in Amsterdam in 1668. - Dapper's (1636-1689) outstanding description of Africa 'in the composition of which he was assisted by one of the most eminent professors at Leiden university Isaac Vossius. It covers the entire continent - the Islamic north, from Morocco to Egypt, Abyssinia, central and southern Africa, and Madagascar, Malta, the Canaries and other islands off the coast of Africa. The book contains a number of maps and fine engravings showing the flora and fauna, views of various towns and antiquities, costumes and local scenes, even the camel train of pilgrims on their way from Cairo to Mecca' (Hamilton, Europe and the Arab world, p.26). The work is partly based upon hitherto unpublished manuscript sources and is remarkable for its fine maps and illustrations, i.a. engraved after drawings by Reinier Noomsz (Zeeman). - The first large general description of the African continent. - A beautiful copy from the Six library.Tiele 298; Cat. NHSM I, p.199; Mendessohn p. 413/14; SAB II, p.15.
Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE
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2014-12-21 17:15:49
. Kupferstich ( anonym ), 1676, 15,5 x 25,3 ( die Ansicht ). Blattgröße 39,5 x 28 (H). Seltener Einblattdruck ! Drugulin, Nr. 2900 - Die Belagerungsansicht in der oberen Blatthälfte, darunter 2-spaltiger Typentext mit Darstellung der Stadtgeschichte. - Am linken Rand ein sehr gut restaurierter Einriß. In der letzten Zeile des Typentextes
Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck
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2014-12-10 16:03:02
Stralsund. Gedruckt durch Michael Meder.1676.. 19x15,5 cm. 2 Bll., 92 S. Blauer Broschüreinband, etwas gegilbt, Rücken unten etwas eingerissen. Innen leicht gebräunt, durchgehend etwas fleckig und oben und unten leicht wasserrandig. Ex libris im vord. Innendeckel: Aus der E. H. Zober's Büchersammlung. Mit dezenten Tusche-Textunterstreichungen von alter Hand.. Erstlich gedruckt daselbst durch Augustin Ferber An. 1621. Aus der Vorrede: ... So seyn sie doch nach Gottes Verhengenuß / umb der Sünden willen / sonsten aber vor Menschlichem Gerichte allerdings unverschuldeter Sachen ohnlängst und unvermuhtlich mit solchem Unglück / leider / umbgeben und befallen / daß davon unlängst in der gantzen Christenheit und Welt erschollen. Un weil verschiedene Urtheilen hievon geschehen / auch hoher Personen Handschreiben und abgebene Rsolutiones in offnen Druck gehen und spargiret werden / daraus stattsam abzunehmen / daß man denselben / und sonsten in gemein der Christen heit mit gleicher und warhaffter Relation allewa nicht fürkommen sey. So hat es die unvermeydliche Nohtturfft Gewissens und Ehren erfordert / davo warhafftig und umbstendlich zu berichten. Zu welöchem und keinem andern ende dieses an Tag geben / derwegen davon und ferner protestiret wird / daß dieses zu keines Menschen / hohen / mitteln oder geringern Standes Verkleinerung gemeinet sey / Veritas neminem laedit, neq; alia Apologia indiget, sed inter Bonos, semper Favitores invenit, soliq; tyrannis & injuste agentibus adversa esse potest... Im Dreißigjährigen Krieg widerstand Stralsund mit Hilfe von Schweden und Dänemark de … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2014-12-01 08:02:58
Hondius, Jacobus
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).
Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo
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2014-11-30 06:55:57
PRAETORIUS, J.
Franckfurt & Leipzig, C. Weidmann, 1676. 8vo (158 x 95mm). pp. (32), 445, (1, blank), (2, blank), (14), (2, blank), title printed in black and red. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated spine. Johannes Praetorius (1630-1680) is a pseudonym for Hans Schultze. Interesting and very rare early work on bird migration. "Durch den unerwarteten, anhaltenden Erfolg der Disputation seines Schülers F.R. Bruno ermutigt, präsentiert Praetorius hier eine weit umfangreichere Kompilation verwandter Themen, hauptsächlich über Zugvögel, doch auch mit reichem Material zu Volkskunde und Aberglauben" (Dünnhaupt 54.1). //Schlenker 276.1.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History
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2014-11-19 13:23:23
(BURTON, Robert)
Printed for Peter Parker. 1676 [8], 46, [6], 434, [8] index. [2]pp ads, engraved titlepage, first leaf bears half title on recto and 'The argument of the frontispiece' on the verso. Folio. Sl. browning, occasional minor marks but generally a good clean copy; small paper flaw hole to Nn3 sl. affecting a few letters, bound without endpapers, pastedowns use waste sheets from an earlier Latin work. Bound in 18th century panelled calf, expertly rebacked, raised & gilt bands, red morocco label. 19th century ownership inscription of Geo. Frere at head of titlepage.ESTC R10536. The final edition of the 17th century, and the last to be printed until 1800.
Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books
2014-11-14 16:11:35
[AUTOGRAPH]. D'ORLÉANS, Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Lorraine.
A letter signed by Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, Duchess of Lorraine (1676-1744), discussing her youngest daughter Anne Charlotte's election as Abbess of Remiremont (Vosges, France). Apparently the Duchess had recommended her daughter for the title of Abbess in a previous letter. Anne Charlotte, though, had not yet reached the required age of 30, and had not been a Canoness for at least six weeks. In the current letter her mother applies for exemption from these articles. The Duchess did not write in vain: stepping into the footsteps of her older sister Élisabeth Charlotte, Anne Charlotte was elected Abbess on 10 May 1738.In fine condition.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)
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2014-11-14 00:29:11
SPEED, J.
1676. Fine hand color; wear to bottom of centerfold, else fine condition. A very attractive, near-mint example. Speed'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¿s map, Augustine Herrman had conducted the first thorough surveys of Maryland at the behest of Lord Baltimore. Speed¿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'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.
Bookseller: Martayan Lan [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2014-11-09 23:55:44
SPEED, John
Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, published by Bassett and Chiswell, 1676. Copper engraving. Later colouring. In fine condition. A small printer's crease runs through the scale at the bottom. Mounted size 72 x 61cm. Size: 51 x 38 cm. (20 x 15 inches) A beautiful map with coats of arms of the various Dukes and Earls of Bedford. Inset showing a townplan of Bedford.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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