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        Nouvelle relation en forme de journal, d'un voyage fait en Egypte. En 1672. & 1673

      First edition, rare and precious. Full Sheepskin brown time. Back tooled raised. Epidermis together. Lacks the joints head cover; and tail to the upper joint. A dull corner. Important relationship for the western KNOWLEDGE Egypt. Vansleb, German philologist and theologian, began serving Colbert for a proposed trip to Ethiopia, but it never went further than Egypt, where he spent 20 months to observe and collect information, multiplying excursions and trips . Vansleb never returns to the descriptions that have already been made by others (the pyramids), aware of its readers deliver entirely new information. If this is not the first relationship on Egypt, this is the first of a man long resident in the country; anyway it is one of the first, but the first in this way. The author had already made a first time in Egypt, he had pulled a narration in Italian, but it did not have that knowledge of Arabic which allows him contact with the population, and it was not remained in the country. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Estienne Michallet à Paris 1677 in-12 (8,5x15,5cm) (16) 423pp. (17) relié

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        The primitive origination of mankind

      printed by William Godbid, for William Shrowsbery : 1677 : London : Folio: a4 b2 B-3B4 3C2, 104 leaves, pp. [12] 380, including the blank a1. Woodcut diagrams on pp. 119 and 123. : An important precursor of Malthus, Hale was the first to use the expression 'Geometrical Proportion' for the growth of a population. He believed that natural calamities periodically reduce the populations of animals, so maintaining a balance of nature (Garrison-Morton). Hale's work is also celebrated for his humanist approach to psychiatry (Hunter and MacAlpine). This was the first of Hale's scientific works, written in the 1660s. Hale occasionally performed experiments, but his main approach was to suggest mechanistic explanations of phenomena presented in the existing literature (Alan Cromartie in ODNB).This good large copy, with a fine impression of the portrait of Hale, was presented to Hale's fellow lawyer at Lincoln's Inn, Edward Webbe. The presentation inscription is by the publisher, William Shrewsbury, perhaps acting on Hale's instructions before his death the previous year. Shrewsbury had published Hale's Contemplations moral and divine in 1677 whch proved to be one of his best sellers. Webbe matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford, aged 17, on 17 July 1663 and is recorded as a barrister-at-law at Lincoln's Inn in 1673.In 1880 the book belonged to one E. W. Edwards of Wells, Somerset, who had it repaired by a local bookbinder for 4s. Besides the invoice he kept a letter from a friend who had helped him getting the binding work done, who writes: 'Any other of your old Library I hope you will also have repaired. These old volumes are now in very few hands & should be well cared for & preserved.' The book later belonged to James Stevens-Cox, F.S.A. (1910-1997), who is characterised by Robert Harding in Maggs' catalogue of his library - mostly of theology - as 'a bibliophile and antiquary by inclination, an all-round eccentric by nature, and, by turns, a hairdresser, antiquarian bookseller and finally, publisher by profession'.

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        [Sammelband of three works, two in Latin and one in English.] I. Clavis mathematica denuo limata... Editio tertia auctior & emendatior. [Bound as issued with:] Elementi decimi Euclidis declaratio: de solidis regularibus tractatus. [And with:] Theorematum in libris Archimedis de sphaera & cylindro declaratio. [And with:] Horologiorum sciotericorum in plano: geometricè solùm, Sine calculo trigonometrico delineandorum, modus facillimus. Oxford: L. Lichfield, sold by T. Robinson, 1652. II. Opuscula mathematica. Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1677. III. The circles of proportion and the horizontal instrument &c....; translated into English and set forth for the publique benefit by W[illiam] F[orster]; and now by the authors consent, revised ... by A[rthur] H[aughton]. Oxford: W. Hall for R. Davis, 1660.

      1652; 1677; 1660. A remarkable sammelband containing the bulk of Oughtred's published works, with the exception of his Mathematical recreations. Oughtred (1574-1660) was one of the most important and influential mathematicians of the first half of the seventeenth century and was much admired by Newton, who described him as "a man whose judgment (if any man's) may be safely relied upon" (Correspondence III, 364). Oughtred "exercised a formative influence on a host of young men with a mathematical bent, alike at the university level and at the instrument maker's bench" (Taylor, Practitioners, p. 192). One of Oughtred's pupils, William Forster, visited him at his rectory at Albury, Surrey in 1630, and persuaded him to let him translate and publish his Latin treatises. Ad I. Third and best edition of Oughtred's most important work, edited by John Wallis, with three further treatises published here for the first time (or the first time in Latin for the last). Clavis mathematicae (The key of the mathematics now forged and filed in the English edition, 1647) was first published as Arithmeticae in numeris in 1631 and contained all that was then known in arithmetic and algebra. Both popular and hugely influential, both in England and on the Continent, the Clavis was translated into English in 1647 by Robert Wood and as late as 1694 a new translation by Halley was published. It was here that Oughtred introduced the signs x for multiplication and :: for proportion, along with many other signs and abbreviations which have not been adopted, though in a number of cases his lead has been followed and similar symbols have become standard. The second part of the main work, 'De aequationum affectarum resolution in numeris,' treats the approximate numerical solution of polynomial equations by a method which goes back to Viète and of which the modern 'Newton-Raphson' method is a further development. After two geometrical tracts, here in their first editions, the work concludes with a more practical treatise on laying out sundials by geometry (this was first printed in English in 1647 with the translation of the Clavis). Ad II. First edition. Although, according to Aubrey, Oughtred burnt "a world of papers" just before his death in 1660, he also left behind a great number of papers on mathematical subjects; and, in most of his Greek and Latin mathematical books there were found notes in his own handwriting, with an abridgment of almost every proposition and demonstration in the margin. These came into the hands of Sir Charles Scarborough (1616-94), first physician to Charles II, who prepared those which were suitable to be printed for the university press. The resulting collection, Opuscula Mathematica hactenus inedita, contains the following pieces: 1. Institutiones mechanics. 2. De variis corporum generibus gravitate et magnitudine comparatis. 3. Automata. 4. Questiones Diophanti Alexandrini, libri tres. 5. De triangulis planis rectangulis. 6. De divisione superficierum. 7. Musicae elementa. 8. De propugnaculorum munitionibus. 9. Sectiones angulares. Ad III. Second edition of the first manual for the slide-rule - the every-day pocket calculating device of scientists and engineers for the next three centuries - invented by Oughtred about 1621. Circles of proportion was first published in 1632-3 and describes the principles of logarithmic scales and the use of the slide-rule in a wide range of applications including astronomical and navigational. The 'circle of proportion' of the title is a circular logarithmic scale with pointers, while the 'horizontal instrument' is a device for laying out sundials on any inclined plane. The rectilinear slide-rule is described at the end of the second part "An addition unto the use of the instrument, called the circles of proportion, for the working of nauticall questions" (this has a separate dated title page, but the pagination and register are continuous). Oughtred was an early proponent of Napier's logarithms (1614), assisting Henry Briggs in the completion of Napier's tables, so it is not surprising that he should have been among those who saw the possibilities of mechanical methods of using logarithms. He was not, however, the first to publish: the circular instrument was described by Oughtred's pupil (and henceforth enemy) Richard Delamain in 1631 and the true slide rule was mentioned by Edmund Wingate, who probably invented it independently but later than Oughtred, in 1630. This second edition was edited by Arthur Haughton who stresses that the changes he has made are with the author's 'advice and appointment.' There is a copy of the first edition in the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford with corrections, said to be in the author's hand, some of which were incorporated into the second edition (see STC 18899, note). Three works in one volume, bound in contemporary yapped vellum (fore-edge of upper cover damaged with some loss, slight wear to other edges, re-cased). 8vo (159 x 104 mm). Clavis: Four parts each with separate title, pp. [xvi (first leaf blank)], 151; [2], 46; [4], 10; [2], 41 [recte 45], [3, first two blank, third with diagram to be cut out and pasted on p. 40], woodcut diagrams in text. ESTC R29067; Macclesfield 218; Wing O574; Madan 2203. Opuscula: Pp. [viii (first leaf blank)], 212 [i.e. 228], [1, errata], with double-page folding table at p. 60 and three folding engraved plates. ESTC R203065; Macclesfield 2289; Wing O586; Madan 3147. Circles: Two parts in one vol., pp. [iv], 254, with eight folding engraved plates (numbered I-V and three unnumbered). Oxford: W. Hall for R. Davis, 1660. ESTC calls for an additional final leaf with vertical half-title; this may represent a variant issue (it is present in only two of the four copies in Cambridge University Library). ESTC R203065; Wing O572; Madan 2513; Taylor 259.

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        Histoire du gouvernement de Venise, avec le supplément; et l'examen de la liberté originaire de Venise

      Chez Frederic Leonard. Edition partly original, rare, much preferable to the original 1676 which contains only the first part; it is thereby significantly increased by major parts. A frontispiece representing the Piazza San Marco in Venice. The 1677 edition contains 3 titles for each section plus an added title summarizing the whole; it is easy to perceive that we find very rarely found these three parts in libraries (see Oxford, Leeds ...) and they most often appear separately. No doubt there hath several editions that date from 1677, of which only the latter contains three parts. Also this year the sphere would suggest that it was printed elsewhere; the third part deals Ratisbone as place of publication and publisher for Jean Aubry. This part contains the Rant Louis Helian, Ambassador of France under Louis XII.Binding in Full Calf glossy brown time. Back to mute nerves decorated with cold wheels on the caps and nerves. Cold nets on the dishes. Good copy.More than a history of Venice, this is a critical study of its institutions and its laws. The book was not well received in Venice where it is burned, diplomatic relations with France soured (Amelot de la Houssaye was secretary of embassy in Venice), and the King of France was more or less forced to deliver the author Bastille (six days) to satisfy Venice. The additional studies and storytelling disputes What would the Republic with Pope Paul V. The third part of the book is a translation of a book of Fra Paolo. The Rant Louis Hélian was pronounced in 1510 before the Emperor Maximilian, she very harshly accuses the Republic of Venice many ailments. Chez Frederic Leonard à Paris 1677 Fort in-12 (7,5x13,8cm) (26) 550pp; (2) ; 237pp; (3) ; (12) 211pp. (39) relié

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        The Reports and Arguments of that Learned Judge Sir John Vaughan Kt. Late Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Common Pleas. Being All of the Special Cases, and many wherein he Pronounced the Resolution of the whole Court of Common Pleas [etc.]. Wing V130

      Printed by Thomas Roycroft for Richard Marriott [etc.]. First edition of the reports of John Vaughan, made Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas in 1668, a friend of Selden's (and one of his executors) and, in Holdsworth's words, "as his reports show, learned in the common and ecclesiastical law". Contemporary calf, a trifle stained, else especially bright and crisp, Daniel Fleming's copy with his bold signature (twice); the Taussig copy. Printed by Thomas Roycroft for Richard Marriott [etc.], London, 1677.

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        L'ART DE NAVIGER DEMONTRE PAR PRINCIPES & CONFIRME PAR PLUSIEURS OBSERVATIONS TIREES DE L'EXPERIENCE.

      Estienne Michallet, Paris 1677 - Title+18 unnumbered pp+264pp+ 46 plates (many folding) +7pp table des matieres+ one large folding plate. Very well bound in contemporary full calf, spine with 5 raised bands.Some expert repairs to head and tail of spine and corners. Title page with five 18th century words writing on top of the page ("Mayo des1757 p.2000") and name of the Spanish (?) artistocrat owner on the lower part (Conde de San Vicente Manuel Carlos del Javora ") Owner' old stamp (with traces of coat of arms) on lower part of the page. Page one with a very small cigarette burn and the same to first page of the Table des Matieres. Rear blank end papers with an old stain of damp, same with the last folding plate. Last pages of the Table des Matieres with some markings. RICHLY ILLUSTRATED WITH FIGURES AND DRAWINGS. VERY RARE FIRST EDITION. MOSTLY VERY CLEAN AND FRESH COPY. SHIPPING AIR MAIL WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Palestra farmaceutica, chimico-galenica, en la qual se trata de la eleccion de los simples, sus preparaciones chîmicas, y galénicas, y de las mas selectas composiciones antiguas, y modernas, usuales, tanto en Madrid, como en toda Europa.Madrid, widow of D. Joaquin Ibarra, 1792. Folio. With woodcut royal cypher monogram on title-page ("YA") and 5 engraved plates. Contemporary tree calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      - Blake, p. 336, Palau 209407; WorldCat (4 copies); not in Duveen; Ferguson. Rare eighth edition of a work on pharmaceutical chemistry written by the Spanish apothecary Félix Palacios (1677-1737). When the Palestra farmaceutica appeared in 1706, it was the first work on the subject written in the Spanish language. Even though the book became widely accepted and used in Spain, Palacios met strong resistance from his colleagues because he rejected the galenic, or plant based, medicines in favour of chemical medicines. With this he rejected the ideas of Galen, Mesue and Dioscorides, which were still the standard in most parts of Europe and the Middle East. The work starts with a preliminary text, followed by a chapter on the general principles of pharmacy and chemistry in the form of questions and answers. The other four chapters deal with the ingredients and making of the medicines. It discusses distillation and calcination methods with the engraved plates showing various tools and instruments: pots, furnaces, alambics etc. Browned and foxed throughout, some occasional waterstains, and with a curious grey wash of colour on two of the plates, not affecting the visibility of the engraving. Binding worn along the extremities, wormhole on bottom spine. Otherwise a good copy.

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        L'HEROINE MOUSQUETAIRE, HISTOIRE VERITABLE. PREMIERE [SECONDE/ TROISIEME/ Quatriéme & derniere Partie] PARTIE. [Druckermarke "Sphère", Rahir "M. 22"]

      Amsterdam Elzevier 1677 - 1. u. 2. Teil, 1678; 3. u. 4. Teil]. 110 S. (incl. typ. Titel); 1 (w) Bl; 2 Bll. (incl. typ. Titel); 99 S; 96 S. (incl. typ. Titel); 95 S. (incl. typ. Titel). Späterer, restaurierter, aber wieder defekter Lederband. (12,3 x 7,2 cm, bzw. 11,7 x 6,6 cm; Buchblock: 1,8 cm) 12°. Pieters 151 auf S. 354 ("Jolie édition à la Sphère, comprise avec l'astérisque au catal. offic. de 1681."). Willems 1536 ("Elzevier véritable, marqué de l'astérisque au catal. de 1681. L'ouvrage est anonyme, mais l'epître dédicatoire au comte de Louvigny porte la signature de l'auteur, Préchac. M. Pieters, qui décrit ce volume d'après son propre exemplaire (n° 470 de son catal.), donne le titre comme suit: L'Héroine mousquetaire, histoire véritable de la vie de Christine, comtesse de Meyrac. Je ne trouve d'explication à cette anomalie, que de supposer qu'il a été fait un second tirage de la première partie sous la même date. J'ai sous le yeux une contrefaçon: (la Spère.) Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris, chez Théodore Girard, dans la grand'salle du Palais, 1678, 4 part. en 1 vol. pet. in-12, de 119, 119, 120 et 120 pp. Elle me paraît sortir des presses belges."). Brunet (Millot) S. 149 ("Ce roman, divisé en quatre tomes, est bien imprimé; il porte la sphère au frontispice. On sait que Jacques le jeune servait de masque à Daniel Elzevier. 25, m., Millot, en 1846. Prechac ou Preschac, dont les Biographies universelles ou générales ne parlent point, écrivait nombre de romans, fort oubliés aujourd'hui, mais qui eurent de la vogue, et quelques-uns d'entre eux, réimprimés en Hollande, entrent, sans trop en avoir le droit, dans les collections elzéviriennes."). Vergl. Brunet V, col. 1752 f. Berghman (Études) S. 51, N° 1536. Rahir 1664. Berghman 1175 ("Impr. par Dan. Elz. d'Amst. La 3e et la 4e partie sont datées de 1678."). Copinger 3707 ("Prehac"[sic!]). Weddigen 111. Brunet IV, col. 859. Graesse V, 436. - Oft gedruckter, dennoch sehr seltener galanter Abenteuerroman (Frauen mit Waffen), heute durchaus auch als Cross-Gender-Text zu lesen, "girls will be boys, and boys will be girls ." - Der spätere, ehemals durchaus dekorative Lederband wurde wohl früher bereits einmal restauriert und der Rücken unter Verwendung des alten Materials erneuert. Nun hat sich der vordere Deckel vollständig vom Block gelöst, insgesamt auch etwas berieben, und besonders an den Ecken, bestoßen. Innen wenig gebräunt. Neben den vier Druckermarken in jedem Teilband die eine oder andere Schmuckinitiale, auf Seite 99 des zweiten Bandes die Vignette Rahir 85. und Nachdrucke waren 1677 in Paris erschienen und noch im gleichen Jahr begann auch der Amsterdamer Raubdruck, inclusive der Widmungen des Verfassers. Bereits 1680 (vergl. Winterthur 846) wurde erneut die Druckerpresse angeworfen und Daniel Elzevir druckte den Band noch einmal, diesmal nur noch mit einem Titelblatt und ohne die Widmungen, sowie mit fortlaufender Paginierung, ein veritabler Bestseller seiner Zeit. Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel das Exlibris und die eigenhändigen bibliographischen Anmerkungen Weddigens. Vergl. auch die Thesis von Mylène Desrosiers "Le travestissement féminin dans L'héroïne mousquetaire, histoire véritable (1677-1678) de Jean de Préchac" (Québec, Université du Québec 20139. ". RÉSUMÉ: L'héroïne mousquetaire, histoire véritable de Jean de Préchac est une nouvelle parue en quatre parties entre 1677 et 1678. Cette oeuvre peu connue mérite d'être relue non seulement pour ses qualités littéraires mais aussi parce qu'elle traite du travestissement de manière originale. En effet, du point de vue thématique, le travestissement évoque le théâtre et les nombreux jeux identitaires qu'il exploite abondamment. Tout au long de l'oeuvre, des passages rappellent cette filiation générique, notamment en liant la nouvelle à la comédie et à la tragédie, que ce soit en permettant à Christine de Meyrac de devenir une véritable comédienne qui évolue sur le scène du monde, ou en transformant le lecteur en spectateur, adoptant alors

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        Della Magia naturale. Libri XX. Tradotti da latino in volgare

      Antonio Bulifon, Napoli 1677 - Della Magia naturale del Signor Gio. Battista Della Porta Napolitano Libri XX. Tradotti da Latino in volgare, e dall' istesso Autore accresciuti, sotto nome di Gio. De Rosa V. I. P. con l' aggiunta d' infiniti altri secreti, e con la dichiaratione di molti, che prima non s' intendevano. In questa nuova editione migliorata in molti luoghi. Tradotta da un manoscritto latino da Pompeo Sarnelli. Napoli, Antonio Bulifon, 1677. (Segue:) - - - Della chirofisonomia o vero di quella parte della humana fisonomia, che si appartiene alla mano libri due. Ibidem, 1677. 2 parti in un volume in-4°, cartone coevo. (16), 602, (20) pp., 1 f. bianco, con bel ritratto dell' autore inciso in rame ed alcuni diagrammi n.t. Bellissimo esemplare intonso nella sua legatura officinale. Edizione la più completa della traduzione italiana. Il trattato Della chirofisonomia è un edizione originale. > (Caillet). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DUCATUS LUTZENBURGI Novissima et accuratissima DELINEATIO, per Per Nic. Vischer cum Privilegio Ordin: General: Belgii Foederati".

      - Kupferstich-Karte von N. Visscher, ca. 1677/79, koloriert. 46,3 x 56,4 cm. Papier etwas gebräunt. Van der Vekene, Les Cartes Géographiques Du Duché de Luxembourg, 2.22.B. Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Charleville, Namur, Münstereifel und Metz mit Luxemburg im Zentrum. Karte gewestet. Links oben altkolorierte Titelkartusche in Form einer Kranzes, der von zwei fliegenden Putti gehalten wird. Darunter Wolken, Helm und Schwert. Links unten altkolorierte Meilenzeigerkartusche mit Legende. Darüber kleine Landschaft mit drei Putti, die das luxemburgische Wappen krönen und Geräte halten. Darüber Windrose. Zweiter von bisher drei bekannten Zuständen dieser ungewöhnlichen Karte, erstmals 1658/62 erschienen. In vorliegendem Zustand wurde das Druckprivileg hinzugefügt. Schönes Kolorit.

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        Histoire du gouvernement de Venise, Avec le supplément.

      1677 - Intéressante édition de cette virulente critique du gouvernement vénitien, condamnée au feu et qui valut à son auteur d'être enfermé à la Bastille. Précieux exemplaire provenant de la collection Yemeniz et cité par Willems. Sur la Copie, A Paris, chez Frederic Leonard, 1677.Relié avec : Examen de la liberté originaire de Venise. Traduit de l'Italien. Avec une Harangue de Louis Hélian Ambassadeur de France contre les Vénitiens, Traduite du Latin. Et des Remarques Historiques. Sur la Copie à Ratisbonne, chez Jean Aubri, 1677. 2 volumes in-12 de : I/ (2) ff.bl., (12) ff. dont 1 frontispice gravé, 550 pp., (19) ff. pour la table, (2) ff.bl.; II/ (2) ff.bl., 237 pp., (3) pp. de table, (6) ff., 211 pp., (3) pp., (2) ff.bl. Reliés en plein maroquin bleu nuit, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs richement ornés, double filet doré sur les coupes, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Reliure signée de Bauzonnet-Trautz. 134 x 74 mm. / Interesting edition of this virulent criticism of the Venetian government, condemned to fire and that brought the author to be imprisoned into the Bastille. Precious copy coming from the Yemeniz collection and quoted by Willems. Sur la Copie, A Paris, chez Frederic Leonard, 1677.Bound with : Examen de la liberté originaire de Venise. Traduit de l'Italien. Avec une Harangue de Louis Hélian Ambassadeur de France contre les Vénitiens, Traduite du Latin. Et des Remarques Historiques. Sur la Copie à Ratisbonne, chez Jean Aubri, 1677. 2 volumes 12mo [134 x 74 mm] of : I/ (2) bl. ll., (12) ll. including 1 engraved frontispiece, 550 pp., (19) ll. for the table, (2) bl. ll.; II/ (2) bl. ll., 237 pp., (3) pp. of table, (6) ll., 211 pp., (3) pp., (2) bl. ll. Bound in blue full morocco, triple gilt fillets on covers, spines ribbed and richly gilt, inner gilt borders, gilt edges. Binding signed Bauzonnet-Trautz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Oracles divertissans, ou l'on trouve la decision des questions les plus curieuses pour se rejouir dans les compagnies. Avec un Traite tres recreatif des couleurs, aux armoiries, aux livrees, & aux faveurs; & la signification des plantes, fleurs, & fruits. Le tout accommode a la diction francoise, par M. W. D. L. C. A

      Amsterdam" (fictitious imprint): Jean Sambix" (pseudonym), 1677. Very good antiquarian condition. 8vo. 2 parts in one volume. Engraved frontispiece, [5] ff., 92 pp. (including Letter "aux Dames" and Avertissement), 3 ff. (Table des questions); 78 pp. (front endpaper excised). Contemporary French calf (headcap and top two corners of binding unobtrusively repaired). Early ownership inscription of Jan Laborde who apparently purchased the book in Paris in November, 1693. An extremely curious book, apparently overlooked by the standard authorities. That the work was intended for female audiences is attested by the 7-page letter "Aux Dames" immediately following the title page. The first part contains a set of DIVINATIONS with a list of 71 questions to ask the ORACLE, with 71 sheets each containing 16 responses (one for each quadrant of the wheel of fortune represented on the frontispiece), a total of 1136 answers possible for each question. At the end of the questions are printed 10 lines where the inquisitor can write questions for to the oracle. The rules of "The Game" are explained in a prophetic warning. First published in Paris in 1647, our copy belongs to a slightly later Amsterdam edition and features a similarly curious engraved frontispiece of Fortuna at her wheel, below which are four inquisitors (two male and two female). The second part presents a 78-page analysis of the curious symbolism of COLORS, MYSTICAL SYMBOLS, the MEANINGS OF LOVE, ARMORIAL DEVICES, etc., all of which can be explained by any kind of TREES, HERBS, and FLOWERS. The name of the printer is given as "Jean Sambix" although this is known to be a pseudonym, employed not only in Leyden by Daniel and Johannes Elzevier but also by their competitors in Brussels, Rouen, and Paris (see Brunet, Les Imprimeurs imaginaires). REFERENCE: Caillet, No. 11540 (unable to locate any early editions). Ours is the finest copy on the market.

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        Some years travels into divers parts of Africa, and Asia the Great. Describing more particularly the Empires of Persia and Industan.... In this fourth impression are added (by the author now living) as well many additions..

      London: by R. Everingham for R. Scott, 1677, 1677. FOURTH AND BEST EDITION. 1 vol., folio, 12-3/4" x 8", numerous illustrations in text, double-page engraving of Persepolis by Wenceslas Hollar (early repair along fold), two full page plates of Babylon and Temple of Belus, with the scarce vertical halftitle bound in the rear, lacking the additional engraved titlepage, otherwise complete. Bound in contemporary full brown calf over cords, head and foot of spine rubbed with loss, upper and lower hinges starting but covers firmly attached, back corners rubbed with loss to two corners, internally clean and bright, still a GOOD+ copy in an unrestored contemporary binding.

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        The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, Extracted Out of Records, Original Evidences, Leiger Books, and Other Manuscripts, and Authentick Authorities

      Printed By Robert White for Henry Mortlock, London 1677 - Bound in twentieth century full red morocco with gilt decoration to spine and boards (binding by A. Price, Oxford), six raised bands with gilt titles direct to second and fourth compartments, inside gilt dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, itle printed in red and black, imprimatur leaf bound in after title (both leaves relined), folding county map (with some early marginal annotations in pale brown ink), eight etched plates of coats of arms printed back-to-back, plus a further etched slip (containing one line of coats of arms only), sixteen engraved plates, including views, plans, etc., many folding, numerous etched illustrations to text, all by W. Hollar and R. Hall, Southwell Church plate with split to centre of one fold, leaf Rr3 with lower blank outer corner missing (not affecting text), leaves Uu3-4 with lower blank outer corners repaired, a few minor archival repairs to folds and margins, Newark Church folding plate repaired and relined and with some light spotting and a small handling corner tear without loss., 4to , [14] 507 [1] [36] pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle Relation En forme de Iournal, D´vn Voyage Fait en Egypte. Par le P. Vansleb, R.D., en 1672 & 1673.

      Paris. chez Estienne Michallet, 1677. kl.8°. 16,0 x 9,5 cm. (7)Bl.,423 S.,(8)Bl., Seiten, Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild, Hardcover in Leder, In gutem Zustand. Einband auf 5 echten Bünden, mit kleinen Rückenschild und floraler Vergoldung, leicht berieben, Vorsätze leicht braunfleckig, vorderer Vorsatz leimfleckig, Buchblock in gutem Zustand. Johann Michael Wansleben 1635-1679, Deutscher Orientalist und Reisender, Namensvarianten: Vansleb, J. M. Vansleb, F., Vanslebio, Giovanni Michele, Wansleb, Johann Michael, Vanslebius, Johann Michael, Vanslep, Johann Michael, Wanslebio, Giovanni M.Wanslebius, Johannes M. Vansleb, Jean. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Reise & Geographie, Orts- & Landeskunde, Alte Drucke, Leder-Ausgaben

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        Dritte Eröffnung der neuen Mathematische (!) Werck-Schule/ Nicolai Bion, in welcher Die Zubereitung und der Gebrauch verschiedener Astronomischen Instrumenten beschrieben wird. Nürnberg, Monath, 1728. Mit Titelvign. und 20 gefalt. Kupfertaf. HPgt. d. Zt. mit RTitel (Deckel erneuert).

      Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (Nürnberg 1677 - 1750) war deutscher Astronom und Professor für Mathematik in Nürnberg. Zu seinen Lebzeiten war er vor allem als Mathematiker bekannt. Er gab wichtige Werke zur Instrumentenkunde heraus und übersetzte einige Fachbücher ins Deutsche.- Eine Tafel mit Einriss (7 cm), Titel mit kleinem hinterlegtem Ausriss.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Stettin').

      - Kupferstich b. Thomas von Wiering in Hamburg, 1677, 19 x 31 Am rechten Bildteil in der Faltkante restauriert. - Sehr selten!

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        Exercitatio anatomico-medica de glandulis intestinorum [...] cum subjungitur Anatome ventriculi gallinacei

      Schaffhausen, Onophrius a Waldkirch, 1677. In-8 de (28), 136 pages et 3 planches repliées avec leur feuillet explicatif ; demi-vélin à coins de l'époque, plats de papier marbré. Plaques de Peyer et typhoïde. Rare première édition, et second état avec les illustrations hors-texte. En effet, à la fin de son texte, page 136, Peyer indique qu'il n'a pas trouvé de graveur afin de faire imprimer ses dessins (mais qu'il sera aisé de constater ses descriptions et découvertes anatomiques sur des organes de volailles). Ainsi, il existe quelques exemplaires sans gravure mais aussi des exemplaires avec gravures et leur feuillet explicatif. Les bibliographes ont supposé qu'il s'agissait des gravures de la seconde édition de 1681. Il n'en en rien. Une comparaison des deux éditions montrent clairement que les gravures de l'édition originale de 1677 sont autonomes et furent donc gravées rapidement après l'impression du texte et ajoutées aux exemplaires encore non-vendues. L'Exercitatio de 1677 est un texte important dans l'histoire anatomique du système lymphatique puisqu'il constitue la description canonique des follicules lymphoïdes qui portent aujourd'hui le nom de l'auteur, les plaques de Peyer. Si l'on sait aujourd'hui le rôle important des plaques de Peyer pour la défense immunologique de l'intestin, Peyer l'ingorait mais toutefois, il savait le rôle de ces follicules dans le cas de fièvre typhoïde. Après, les découvertes de Glisson en 1654 et en parallèle à celles de son compatriote Brunner, Peyer joue un rôle central dans la compréhension anatomique des nombreuses parties du système digestif. Sont reliés en tête WEPFER (Johann Jacob), Observationes anatomicae ex cadaveribus eorum, quos sustulit apoplexia [...] novae editioni accessit acutuarium historiarum et observa-tionum similum, Schaffhausen, Onophrius a Waldkirch, 1675 (16), 464 pages [sans les pages 319/320 comme d'habitude et sans manque]. Intéressante mise en recueil de l'époque du texte de Peyer avec la seconde édition (l'originale ayant paru en 1658) des Observationes de Wepfer qui constituent la première description de l'apoplexie comme une hémorragie cérébrale. Wepfer fut le professeur de Peyer et avec Brunner ils forment, ce que les historiens nommèrent, le trio de Schaffhausen. Les trois médecins mirent à profit une nouvelle méthodologie basée d'une part sur l'explication des symptômes par un recours aux lésions organiques comme sièges des pathologies, et d'autre part sur l'expérimentation animale pour l'étude de la physiologie des organes et les réactions médicamenteuses. Très bon exemplaire, en condition d'origine et ne portant que quelques faibles rousseurs. "Independently of Bartholin and Rudbeck, George Joyliffe (1621-58) observed the lymphatics. He communicated his discovery to Glisson early in 1652 and the latter included an account in the above work (Cap. xxxi). See No. 972. Includes a description of "Peyer's patches", the lymphoid follicles in the small intestine which have an important role in typhoid. They were first described by J. N. Pechlin (1644-1706) in his De purgantium medicamentorum facultatibus exercitatio nova (1672)."(G&M). Garrison-Morton 1100 ; Waller 7359 ; DSB X, pages 567-568.

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        THE PRIMITIVE ORIGINATION OF MANKIND, CONSIDERED AND EXAMINED ACCORDING TO THE LIGHT OF NATURE.

      London: William Godbid, for William Shrowsberry. 1677. y First edition. Folio. (10),380pp. Frontispiece portrait of Hale, by F. H. Van Hove. Cont. calf, with gilt monogram on covers, rebacked, with black calf spine labels. Outer corners of covers worn. Blank A1 lacking.

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        Description et détails des Arts du meunier, du vermicelier et du boulenger; avec une Histoire abrégée de la Boulengerie, & un Dictionnaire de ces Arts.

      [Paris: Desaint et Saillant], 1677.In-folio; iv (Titre, Table), 340p.; 10 planches gravées. Broché sous couvertures d'attente en papier gris, titre manuscrit (très pâle) sur le premier plat. Une vingtaine de feuillets présentent des petites taches de moisissure, essentiellement marginales, sans gravité. Bon exemplaire néanmoins. Trois parties à pagination continue, précédées de l' "Histoire abregée de l'origine et des progrès de la boulengerie, et de la meunerie" et se terminant par un vocabulaire/dictionnaire des arts du meunier, du vermicelier et du boulanger qui sert également de table des matières. Monographie rédigée dans le cadre de la "Description des Arts et Métiers", remarquable inventaire préparé depuis la fin du XVIIème siècle sous la houlette de l'Académie des Sciences et qui ne fut effectivement publié qu'à partir de 1761. La publication fut définitivement arrêtée en 1789 après avoir produit 113 sections ou cahiers largement illustrés décrivant quelque 74 arts et métiers, et "constituent peut-être le plus précieux inventaire à disposition pour l'étude de l'artisanat et des techniques à la naissance de la Révolution industrielle". (Armand Brulhart, "En Français dans le texte").

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        Beschryvinge der stad Dordrecht vervatende haar begin, opkomst, toeneming, en verdere stant: Opgezocht, in 't licht gebracht, en vertoond, met vele Voorname Voorrechten, Hand-Vesten, Keuren, en Oude-Herkomen. Als mede een verzamelinge van eenige geslachtboomen, der adelijke, aaloude, en aanzienlijke heeren-geslachten, van, en in, Dordrecht, enz. Zijnde de voornoemde beschrijvinge. Gecierd, en verrijkt, met verscheyde kopre Konst-Platen. Door Matthys van Balen, Jans Zoon. Te dordrecht. Gedrukt by Simon onder de Linde, Boekverkooper, woonende aan de visch-markt, in de groote gekroonde druckerye. Anno M.D.C.LXXVII

      Dordrecht: Symon onder de Linde, 1677. Conditie: 8,5 Kneep professioneel gerestaureerd. Gebonden in perkament met sloten. Binding: Contemporary Full Vellum Quarto 4to Hoogte: 24,8 CM Breedte: 19,6 CM Dikte: 9,3 CM

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        OPERE CON LA TRADUZIONE DI BERNARDO DAVANZATI

      OPERE DI GAIO CORNELIO TACITO TRADOTTE DA BERNARDO DAVANZATI PEZZANA 1677 In-folio, piena pergamena coeva, dorso a tre nervi. Bella antiporta allegorica finemente incisa in rame. Frontespizio con bella grande marca tipog. dei Pezzana. Alcune firme di possesso sul foglio di guardia anteriore; pp. [6] tavola delle cose notabili; pp. 710 [8], indice. Ottimo e fresco esemplare stampato su due colonne. Piena pergamena

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        Collegii experimentalii physico-mathematici demonstrationes singulis semestribus in Academia Iulia curiosis B.C.D. exhibendae

      Schmidt, Jo(hann) Andr(eas): Collegii experimentalii physico-mathematici demonstrationes singulis semestribus in Academia Iulia curiosis B.C.D. exhibendae. Editio tertia. Helmstadii. o.J. (ca. 1677-1680). 32 unnummerierte Seiten (handgeschöpftes Papier) 10 eingelegte illustrierte Blätter. 8, Papiereinband stark abgelöst, stark knickspurig und randrissig. Einige Bleistifteintragungen auf Titelblatt. Zeichnungen in sehr gutem Zustand! Entsprechende Fotos können gerne angefordert werden Preis ist VB.

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        La Cicala. Parte prima [unica pubblicata]. Cicalate filosofiche, e morali donate à suoi Carissimi Amici, e Padroni Colendissimi. 1. Del Sonno, e Sogni. 2. Della Formazione del Fanciullo nel Ventre della Madre. 3. Delle Maledicenze, e Calunnie. 4. Delle Lodi, e lodare altrui. 5. Dello Scrivere, Vite, Storie, & Elogij. 6. Dell'Amicitia, e veri Amici. 7. Della Nobiltà del Sangue. 8. Dell'Insegne, o Arme delle Famiglie

      nella Stampa Camerale, 1677. In-folio antico (290x190mm), pp. (12), 132, cartonatura moderna. Impresa editoriale al titolo con un cane che addenta un murice sulla riva del mare e, sullo sfondo, un'altura e due imbarcazioni al largo, con motto "Ex morsu purpura". Capilettera ornati, testatine e finalini incisi. Precedono componimenti poetici di dedica di vari autori (Trinchieri, Ferrini, Benedetto Manzini, Seminetti, Canale, Perinelli), tra cui uno acrostico. Dedicatoria a Ferdinando Cospi, Balì di Arezzo e Senatore di Bologna. Buon esemplare in barbe. Prima e unica edizione della sola parte pubblicata. Curiosa raccolta di dissertazioni di filosofia morale e su vari argomenti. Di particolare interesse la prima dissertazione ("cicalamento"), riguardante i sogni, la loro natura e l'oniromanzia. Il Libanori fu abate cistercense di San Bartolo di Ferrara. Scarse le notizie sulla sua biografia; storico locale, egli è noto soprattutto per la Ferrara d'oro, apparsa in 3 volumi fra il 1665 e il 1674. Vinciana, 3429. Michel & Michel, V, p. 42. British Library Catalogue of Seveenteenth Century Italian Books, I, p. 485. Cfr. Gian Luigi Bruzzone, Antonio Libanori: cistercense e studioso, in Analecta Pomposiana, Ferrara, 2002, pp. 231-293. Italiano

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        ESCRITOS QUMICOS, FR. BASILLII VALENTINI BENEDICTINER ORDENS CHYMISCHE SCHRIFTEN

      Hamburg. 1677. 17X10. 400Pág+29h. Pergamino a la romana. Idioma alemán. Primera edición. Contiene el "Appendix" al final de la Obra. Basilio Valentín alquimista alemán que hizo multitud de Obras para obtener multiples variedades de metal y puso incapie en los metales preciosos. Raríssimo tratado. Iatoquímica. Ref 2.3 Biblioteca A.

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        The Natural History of Oxford-Shire, Being an Essay toward the Natural History of England By R P LL D

      Printed at the Theater in Oxford... 1677.... Hard Cover. 6 p.l., 358 p., 1 leaf, [10] p. (signatures: [a]2, b4, A-Yy4, Zz2, Aaa-Bbb2, Bbb2 blank with early manuscript indexing), XVI plates, folding map; 33 cm. Robert Plot was "an English naturalist, first Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, and the first keeper of the Ashmolean Museum." "He described the fossilised femur of a giant (now known to be from the dinosaur Megalosaurus)." Wing P2586; Madan 3130. This copy lacks the folding map and plate II. Contemporary full leather binding worn, rebacked. stock#OB572 oversize.

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        Alchemistischer Sammelband mit acht Titeln.

      Kl.-8, Pappband d. Zt. (1) Vier Chymische Tractätlein. I. Lucens Lux in Tenebris, das ist: Das hellscheinende Licht in Finsterniss. II. De Vitriolo et ejus oleo secretissimo, das ist, von dem Vitriol, und seinem geheimesten Oehle. III. De Animali Rationali vom Vernünfftigen Thiere, und seiner herrlichen Artzney. IV. Aurum Vitæ oder Gold des Lebens. Von alten und wahren Philosophis beschrieben, und Auß alten Manuscriptis den filiis doctrinae zum besten publiciret. Erste u. einzige Ausg. Budißin, Barthol. Kretzschmar, Drucker: Andreas Richte, 1677 3 Bll., S. 2-66 [so kmpl.]. VD17 39:139490P Ferguson II,259 Neu 4220 Duveen 603: "The second tract, De Vitriolis, is a translation of Roger Bacons famous treatise. Printed at Bautzen, a town in Eastern Saxony." Kopp II, 385 Brüning: Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2373. -- (2) Cabalæ Verior Descriptio Das ist / Gründliche Beschreibung und Erweisung aller natürlichen und über natürlichen Dingen / Wie durch das Verbum Fiat alles erschaffen / Und darnach durch das Centrum Coeli & Terrrae, so sein überhimmlisch Liecht und unbegreiflich Feuer ist / generirt, nutrirt, regiert und corrumpirt wird. Erstausg. Hamburg, In Verlegung Georg Wolff, Buchhändler in St. Johanns Kirchen, 1680 64 S., mit Holzschnitt "Figura Cabalæ" als Frontispiz. VD17 23:242928F Ferguson I,135 (unter "Cabala Chymica") Duveen 111 Kopp II,230 Bruning: Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2439 Ackermann V,1340 Caillet 1853 (Ausg. 1761). -- (3) Edmund Dickinson Phil. & Med. Reg. De chrysopoeia sive de quintessentia philosophorum. Juxta exemplar Oxoniense editio hoc exemplari longe castigatior. Accessit ob argumenti analogiam anonymi Christiani de medicamentis universalibus dissertatio. Erstausg. (in Latein). o.O., o.V., [ca. 1687], 2 Bll., 183 S., Ferguson I, 210 Ferchl 123. Der engl. Alchemist Edmund Dickinson (1624-1707), war Leibarzt der Könige Karl II. u. James II. -- (4) De Medicamentis Universalibus dissertatio. Erstausg. (in Latein). o.O., o.V., [ca. 1690-1710?], 56 S. Ferguson II, 85. Wurde auch dem vorhergehenden Titel von Edmund Dickinson beigebunden. -- (5) Lehr-Sätze Eines unvergleichlichen Philosophi von der Weisheit und Chymie, Denen Geheimnüß-Begierigen zu betrachten Zum andernmahl Auf vieler Liebhaber Anhalten vermehret und ans Licht gebracht Durch Anonymum von Schwartzfuß. [2. Aufl.]. Hamburg, gedruckt bey Georg König, an der alten St. Michaelis Kirche, 1706 64 S. Ferguson II, 352 Vgl. Brüning: Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 4819 Ferchl 493. Erschien auch als Teil von "Drey Curieuse Tractätlein" u. "Hermetisches A.B.C." -- (6) Brunnen der Weisheit, Und Erkäntnüs Der Natur, Aus welchem Die, nach denen Geheimnüssen der Natur, dürstenden Liebhaber das wahre Wasser der Weisen Nach Vergnügen schöpffen können. von Einem unvergleichlichen Philosophus gegraben, und geöffnet Durch Anonymum Von Schwartzfuß. Erstausg. Hamburg, zu bekom[m]en bey Georg König, 1706 46 S., 1 Bl. (Holschnitt mit brilletragender Eule "Was helffen FACKELN, LICHT und BRILLEN..."). Ferguson II, 352 (Ausg. 1767) Neu 3739 Duveen 539 Rosenthal 778 Kopp II,391. Erschien ebenfalls als Teil von "Drey Curieuse Tractätlein" u. "Hermetisches A.B.C.". -- (7) Das Blut Der Natur, Oder Entdeckung Des Allergeheimesten Schatzes derer Weisen / Seyende nichts anders Als Der rothe Lebens-Safft / Davon alle Geschöpffe nach dem Willen des Allmächtigen herstammen / erhalten / und fortgepflanzet werden / Denen Kindern der Weißheit zum Besten hervorgegeben von Anonymus von Schwartzfus. Erstausg. Hamburg, gedruckt bey Georg König, 1706 79 S. Ferguson II, 352 (Ausg. 1767): "Nothing seems to be known of this author, whose name is probably fictitious." Erschien ebenfalls als Teil von "Drey Curieuse Tractätlein" u. "Hermetisches A.B.C.". -- (8) Aureum seculum patefactum: Oder / Die Eröffnete Güldene Zeit / Darinnen Das von allen Chymicis und wahren Philosophis Längst-gewünschte Menstrum universale, seu Materia chaotica sonnenklar entdecket. Gott zu Ehren [...] ausgefertiget von Alitophilo Chrysandro. Erstausg. Nürnberg, In Verlegung Johann Ziegers, 1706 207 S. Ferguson I,155 Caillet 2359 Rosenthal 217 Kopp II, 360. --- - Einband berieben, bestossen u. etwas fleckig Innendeckel mit Inhaltsverzeichnis von alter Hand tlw. gebräunt u. leicht fleckig "De chrysopoeia" mit längerer Anmerkung, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        5 Blatt Preußische Uniformen mit Ganzfiguren. 17./18. Jahrhundert. Tuschfeder, Gouache und Deckweiß.

      Am oberen Rand mit Bezeichnung des Regiments, unterhalb der Darstellung Tabelle mit Angaben zur Garnison. Auf Bütten. Je ca. 16,5 x 10 cm, in schmalem Holzrahmen. 5 Blatt mit Ganzfiguren, meist mit zwei Figuren (Offizier, Gemeiner Soldat). - Mit großer Sorgfalt ausgeführte farbfrische Arbeiten zeigen meist zwei Figuren auf einem Blatt: Infanterie-Regiment Nr 9, Generalmajor von Pöllnitz, Chef: W. D. v. Manstein, Garnisonen: in Scherte, Soest, Hamm,Unna (1677) - Pontonierskops, Chef: Cap. von Linde, Berlin (1715) - Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 40, Chef: F. A. v. Erlach u. F. W. Steinwehr, Garnisonen in Schweidnitz, Nimptsch, Bolkenhain (1732) - Infanterie-Regiment, Chefs: Nr. 53 v. C. v. Luck und A. Gr. zu Anhalt, Garnisonen: Braunsberg, Heiligenbeil u. Frauenburg (1773) - Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 12, Chef v. Bieberstein, Garnisonen: Greiffenberg, Naugard, Wollin. - Verso mit Einstecktasche und detaillierte Angaben zum jeweiligen Regiment. - Teilweise mit wenigen Braunfleckchen, eines partiell minimal gebräunt.

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        Fratris Basilii Valentini Benedictiner Ordens Chymische Schriften alle / so viel derer verhanden / Anitzo Zum Andern mahl zusammen gedruckt / auß vielen / so wol geschriebenen als gedruckten Exemplaren vermehret und verbessert und in Zwey Theile verfasset [kmpl.]. 2. Gesamtausg.

      23 Bll., 456 S., 12 Bll. (Register), mit gest. Frontispiz u. 17 Textholzschnitten / 400 S., mit 1 Textholzschnitt, Kl.-8, Handbeschriftetes Pergament d. Zt. (beide zus. in einem Bd.) Nicht bei Ferguson, Duveen u. Caillet Slg. du Prel 121 (zur Ausg. 1677 textidentisch mit der von 1694): "Seltene Ausgabe, die alle wichtigen chem. Schriften enthält" Ackermann IV/10 (zur Ausg. 1740): "Seltenes Werk, das fast nur mit größeren Defekten auf den Markt kommt". - Enthält: Von dem großen Stein der Uhralten Weisen (mit: Die zwölf Schlüssel) De Microcosmo Oder Von der kleinen Welt des Menschlichen Leibes De Macrocosmo Oder Von der grossen Heimlichkeit der Welt / u. ihrer Artzney / dem Menschen zugehörig Von der Meisterschafft der sieben Planeten / ihrem Wesen / Eigenschafften / Krafft u. Lauff: Auch ihren verborgenen Geheimnissen u. Verwandlungen Von den natürlichen u. übernatürlichen Dingen Triumph-Wagen des Antimonii Das Erste Buch. Darinnen angezeiget werden. Die Bergwerke / deren Ursprung / Natur u. Eigenschafften in nächstfolgende Capitel abgetheilet. DE LIQUORE METALLORUM AETHEREO. Oder Von dem Metall-Ferch Das Andere Buch. Darinen mit wenig Worten u. auff das kürtzeste wiederholet werden / Etliche der fürnehmsten Wissenschafften des ersten Buchs / doch nicht allein wie es die Metalla nunmehr gebohren werden / u. an Tag kommen. Als Gold / Silber / Kupffer / Eisen / Zin / Bley / u. Quecksilber u.a. Mineralia Das Dritte Buch. Von dem Universal dieser gantzen Welt / sampt vollkommener Erklärung der Schlüssel / u. von den wahren außtrücklichen Nahmen der Materien. Wie auch Eine Erläuterung aller seiner vorigen Schrifften: Allen seinen Nachkommenden u. Brüdern der Weißheit hinterlassen Das Vierte Buch. oder Hand-Griffe / Darinnen unterwiesen wird / wie alle Metalla / u. taugliche Mineralia particulariter in ihre höchste Bereitschafft können gebracht werden. Von Particularien aus allen sieben Metallen / wie sie mit Nutzen können bereitet werden / Erstlich Vom Sulphure Solis, darinnen die Luna gefärbet / u. zum besten Gold gebracht wird Das Fünffte Buch. Darinnen die Übernatürliche Hochthewre Wunder-Artzney / Aller Metallen u. Mineralien / so wol anderer Dingen / von GOtt dem Allmächtigen Schöpffer Himmels / Erden / u. alle Creaturen / zu finden Conclusiones Oder Schluß-Reden Fratris Basilii Valentini, Aller seiner Schrifften u. Tractaten: Vom Schwefel / Vitriol u. Magneten / beydes der Philosophischen als der gemeinen APPENDIX Derer Schrifften / so zwar Fratri Basilio Valentiano. - Wer sich hinter dem legendären Benediktinermönch verbarg, konnte bis heute nicht eindeutig geklärt werden, manche sehen in dem Herausgeber Thölde den eigentlichen Verfasser (siehe Schmieder S.197-209 u. Biedermann S.83f). Als Hauptwerk des Basilius Valentinus gilt der "Currus triumphalis Antimonii" (1602, 1604), dtsch. "Triumphwagen des Antimonii" (1646), das auch hier vorliegt. - Einband etwas fleckig u. mit alten handschrftl. Anmerkungen das gestochene Titelkupfer ist ganz hinterlegt durchgehend gebräunt u. tlw. leicht fleckig zahlreiche Anstreichungen u. fachkundige Marginalien mit Tinte (Innendeckel u. Vorsätze beschrieben) von alter Hand eine Illus. u. die gegenüberliegende Seite durch flüchtige Kolorierung fleckig, sonst ein gutes u. komplettes Expl. der seltenen Ausg.

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        Chur- und Fürstlicher Sächsischer Helden-Saal: Oder Kurtze, jedoch ausführliche Beschreibung der Ankunfft, Aufnahm, Fortpflantzung und vornehmster Geschichten Dieses Hoch-löblichen Hauses, samt dessen Genealogie, Wappen und Kupffer-Bildnissen: Als eine Sächsische Chronick, zusammen getragen und vorgestellet, durch Ein Mitglied, der höchst-löblichen Fruchtbringenden Gesellschafft. Die dritte Aufflage.

      12. Mit gest. illustr. Titel u. 65 Kupfertafeln. 3 Bll., 674 (recte 694) S., 8 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel. Dritte Ausgabe dieser umfangreichen Geschichte, Genealogie und Heraldik des wettinischen Hauses, erstmals 1677 erschienen. - Die Kupfer zeigen Wappen und (überwiegend) Portraits. - Der zunächst mittellose Dichter und Student der Rechtswissenschaft, Philosophie und Theologie Sigmund von Birken (1626-81) wurde 1645 Mitglied des Pegnesischen Blumenordens und erhielt 1646 eine Stellung als Prinzenerzieher am Hof Augusts d.J. in Wolfenbüttel. Nach Reisen durch Norddeutschland kam er 1650 nach Nürnberg, um die dortigen Friedensfeierlichkeiten auszurichten. Birken, der 1655 nobilitiert wurde, setzte seine Tätigkeit als Festspieldichter und Geschichtsschreiber an den Höfen in Wien, Bayreuth u.a. fort und war Mitglied in den wichtigsten literarischen Gesellschaften. Er schrieb in erster Linie pastorale Dichtungen und Schaustücke, aber auch geistliche Erbauungsliteratur und historiographische Schriften wie die vorliegende. - Schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar. - VD17, 23:240045P Dünnhaupt I, 655, 219.3 Holzmann/B. VI, 215 Lipperheide 714 Mai 247 Seebaß III, 116 Wolfskehl 50 vgl. Goedeke III, 116, 35a.

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        Warhafftiger Temperamentist, Oder unbetrügliche Kunst der Menschen Gemüther nach ihren natürlichen und moralischen Haupt-Eigenschafften zu unterscheiden, auff Verlangen dem Drucke überlassen, und mit nöthigen Kupffern versehen.

      8. Mit gest. illustr. Frontispiz, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz u. 4 Kupfertafeln. 7 Bll., 168 S., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe dieser sehr seltenen Temperamentenlehre des Bautzener Mediziners und Mathematikers J. D. Longolius (1677-1740). - Das Frontispiz zeigt u.a. Allegorien der Ratio und Experimenta, eine kleine Innenansicht einer Apotheke u. ein Destilliergerät. Die vier schönen u. originellen Kupfertafeln stellen die vier menschlichen Temperamente (Melancholicus, Cholericus, Sanguineus u. Phlegmaticus) in ihren charakteristischen Erscheinungsformen und Handlungen dar, darunter jeweils ein lateinischer Vers. - Einband min. berieben. Schwach gebräunt. - Jantz I, 1664b (ohne die vier Kupfertafeln) vgl. ADB XIX, 156 (ohne diese Schrift) nicht bei Hayn/G. Seebaß u. Faber du Faur.

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        1677 History of Crusades Holy Land Jerusalem Ottoman WARS Knights Templar 4v SET

      Paris : Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1677. - 1677 History of Crusades Holy Land Jerusalem Ottoman WARS Knights Templar 4v SET Louis Maimbourg (1610 – 1686) was a French Jesuit and historian. Main author: Louis Maimbourg Title: Histoire des Croisades pour la delivrance de la Terre Sainte. Published: Paris : Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1677. Language: French Notes & contents: • 4 volume set FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 503 + 467 + 406 + 443 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Paris : Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1677. Size: ~6in X 3.5in (15cm x 9cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $950 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kabbala Denudata Seu Doctrina Hebraeorum Transcendentalis et Metaphysica Atqve Theologica opus Antiquissimae Philosophiae Barbaricae variis spe-ciminibus refertissimum in Qvo Ante ipsam Translationem Libri difficillimi atq in Literatura Hebraica, Summi, Commentarii nempe in Pentateuchu, & quasi totam Scripturam V.T. Cabbalistici, cui nomen Sohar

      Abrahami Lichtanthaleri, Sulzbach, 1677. 16 Bl., 740 S. mit 1 in Kupfer gestochenem Frontispiz, original Pergament mit geprägtem Rückentitel, (Einband fleckig)

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        Der itztregierenden Welt große Schaubühne :

      Nürnberg, Hofmann, 1677. - auf welcher die izziger Zeit in Blühte stehenden Keiserthümer, Königreiche, Frei-Fürstenthümer und Frei-Staaten . historisch und politisch abgehandelt. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, gefalteter Kupferkarte, 52 (1 gefaltete) Stammbaumtafeln, 9 Blatt, 972 Seiten, 178 Seiten, 26 Blatt, Pergamentsband der Zeit, 16,5 x 10 cm, Einband etwas angestaubt, Stempel verso Frontispiz, die gefalteten Blätter mit Quetschfalten.

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        The history of the world In five books Whereunto is added to this addition, the life and tryal of the author

      [London: printed for Robert White, T. Basset, [et al.], and T. Sawbridge, 1677. Folio, pp. [4], 54 (i.e. 48 - Life), [42] (preface and table of contents), 660, 577-885, [1], [46] (tables and index); including 'The Minde of the Front' (a preliminary verse ascribed to Ben Jonson), a printed title page in red and black, 26 pages of chronological tables at the back, plus a number of woodcut ornaments and initials in the text; inserted is an engraved portrait of Raleigh, an engraved title page dated 1676, and 8 engraved double-page maps and plans by William Hole, occasional worming, largely confined to the margins of the preface, mild dampstain at the top margins of the first ten leaves; all else quite nice in recent full calf, red morocco label. Raleigh's last book written during his imprisonment in the Tower between 1607 and 1614. He completed only the first volume. "The design and style of Raleigh's History of the World...places the book among the noblest of literary enterprises" (DNB). At least ten folio editions appeared from 1614 to 1687. "After its publication in 1614, the king endeavoured to suppress it...This was not carried into effect, as the work was published [and] three separate issues of it appeared the same year. But [the first] and the second edition of 1617 were destitute of [printed] title-pages; and as these alone contained the name of the author, the work was virtually anonymous" (Brushfield). Armitage 46; Brushfield 223J: "The Life...is believed to have been written by John Shirley."

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        La Cicala. Parte prima [unica pubblicata]. Cicalate filosofiche, e morali donate à suoi Carissimi Amici, e Padroni Colendissimi. 1. Del Sonno, e Sogni. 2. Della Formazione del Fanciullo nel Ventre della Madre. 3. Delle Maledicenze, e Calunnie. 4. Delle Lodi, e lodare altrui. 5. Dello Scrivere, Vite, Storie, & Elogij. 6. Dell'Amicitia, e veri Amici. 7. Della Nobiltà del Sangue. 8. Dell'Insegne, o Arme delle Famiglie

      nella Stampa Camerale, in Ferrara 1677 - In-folio antico (290x190mm), pp. (12), 132, cartonatura moderna. Impresa editoriale al titolo con un cane che addenta un murice sulla riva del mare e, sullo sfondo, un'altura e due imbarcazioni al largo, con motto Ex morsu purpura. Capilettera ornati, testatine e finalini incisi. Precedono componimenti poetici di dedica di vari autori (Trinchieri, Ferrini, Benedetto Manzini, Seminetti, Canale, Perinelli), tra cui uno acrostico. Dedicatoria a Ferdinando Cospi, Balì di Arezzo e Senatore di Bologna. Buon esemplare in barbe. Prima e unica edizione della sola parte pubblicata. Curiosa raccolta di dissertazioni di filosofia morale e su vari argomenti. Di particolare interesse la prima dissertazione (cicalamento), riguardante i sogni, la loro natura e l'oniromanzia. Il Libanori fu abate cistercense di San Bartolo di Ferrara. Scarse le notizie sulla sua biografia; storico locale, egli è noto soprattutto per la Ferrara d'oro, apparsa in 3 volumi fra il 1665 e il 1674. Vinciana, 3429. Michel & Michel, V, p. 42. British Library Catalogue of Seveenteenth Century Italian Books, I, p. 485. Cfr. Gian Luigi Bruzzone, Antonio Libanori: cistercense e studioso, in Analecta Pomposiana, Ferrara, 2002, pp. 231-293. Italiano [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Commentaries of C. Julius Caesar, of his Wars in Gallia; Observations Upon Caesar's Commentaries, of the Civil Wars Betwixt Him and Pompey; A continuation of the Wars in Gallia Together with the Manner of our Modern Training, or Tactick Practice. By A. Hirtius Pansa.

      Newcomb, London 1677 - 12 plates of which 8 are folding. 332 pages, three separate title pages but continuous pagination. Slim folio, rubricated title, (title page and the following page are tipped-in with a small hole in the title page not affecting the text), double column. Handsomely rebound in 3/4 brown calf, marbled boards, red leather title and raised bands on the spine. London: Newcomb, 1677. Very good(+). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philologemata Abstrusa De Pollice: In Quibus Singularia Animadversa vom Diebes-Daume/ Et Manu: Item De Patibulo, Virgula Mercuriali, Alruna, Esu Casei Magico &c. Gerrae Profanorum Refutatae, Cum Revelata Origine Vera Et Admiranda Superstitionum; Et Virga Critica Castigata Habentur Aliquot Loca Ambigua Prlmaria Celeberrimorum Grammaticorum.

      Sagan, Ockel für Fiebig in Leipzig, 1677.. Mit kl. Titelholzschnitt und einigen Textholzschnitten. 216 S. Pappband des 19. Jhdts. 19 x 16 cm. VD17 3:009744R; Caillet 8951; Dünnhaupt 58; Faber du Faur 764; Graesse, BMP 31 u. 106; H. d. B., Barockliteratur 761; Hayn, Praetorius 83; Jantz 2022; Rosenthal, Bibl. magica 1904; nicht bei Ackermann (Geh. Wiss.), Dorbon-Ainé u. Hirsch, Slg. du Prel. - Erste Ausgabe. - "Kompilation interessanter Materialien zur Geschichte des Aberglaubens, darunter der im Titel hervorgehobene Volksglauben, daß der abgeschnittene Daumen eines gehängten Diebes Glück bringe. Ferner über Wünschelruten, Vagabunden u. v. a. m. Dabei auch ein Abschnitt über Nicodemus Frischlins Horologiographia" (Dünnh.). S. 195 mit Abb. e. kl. "Manus alphabetaria". - Einer der beiden bekannten Drucke Ockels (siehe Benzing 375). - Etwas berieben u. bestoßen.

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        Le Piemont et le Monferrat avecque les passages de France en Italie par les Alpes.

      Parigi, 1677 , incisione in rame con colori d'epoca, cm. 44 x 58 tratta da: "Cartes de geographie et les plus nouvelles et les plus fideles avecque leurs divisions regulieres, qui marquent les bornes des etats selon les derniers traites de paix". In cornice moderna grigio e oro e vetro.

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        DISPLAYING OF SUPPOSED WITCHCRAFT Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Imposters, and Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy... Wherin also is handled, the Existence of Angels and Spirits, the truth of Apparations, the Nature of Astral and Syereal Spirits, the force of Charms, and Philters; with other abstruse matters

      London: by J.M. for the Booksellers in London, 1677. Important first edition. With fine provenance, coming from the Wrest Park library of Thomas Philip Earl de Grey, The Lord Grantham from 1786 to 1833, a British Tory politician and statesman, who held office as first Lord of the Admiralty till April 1835, and was a Knight of the Garter. The front paste-down with his engraved armorial bookplate. Later arts and crafts style bookplate of David Laing Philips. With both the imprimatur leaf and final leaf with the printer's note to the reader included; these are often lacking. Folio, handsomely bound in contemporary full calf, sometime ago expertly restored where some loss occurred at the tips or edges, virtually all of the original leather still intact and present, the original spine panel with gilt tooled compartments between wide raised bands, gilt ruled, one compartment with a brown morocco label gilt lettered, the fore-edge with brass clasps still functional, board edges gilt tooled, marbled endpapers. (16), 346, (4) pp. A beautifully preserved copy, the text very fresh, crisp, and especially clean. The calf aged and restored as noted, the binding solid and handsome VERY RARE IN ORIGINAL BINDING. FIRST EDITION AND AN ESPECIALLY SCARCE EARLY WORK DEBUNKING WITCHCRAFT AND RECOGNIZING THE SUPERNATURAL AS PSYCHOLOGICAL PHENOMENA. Webster (1610-1682), had been chaplain and surgeon in the Parliamentary army. He is probably best known for his book entitled Metallographia (1671) which is one of the earliest English works on metallurgy, and based on his experience as a practicing metallurgist in Lancashire. During a time when James 1 had rekindled the belief in demoniacal intervention and possession John Cotta had bravely showed that even otherwise mysterious symptoms did not require invocation of supernatural agencies but could be caused by "the imaginarie". A similar wave of superstition followed after the Restoration, which saw not only a recrudescence of attributing "natural diseases, distempers, and accidents to Witches and Witchcraft", but also to increased demand for cures by "Charms, Pictures, Ceremonies." It was then that John Webster went one step further than Cotta, and showed it was unnecessary to credit supernatural forces even for the effect of charms and incantations, since their "causality and efficiency is solely in the person imaginant and confident of receiving help." It is remarkable to see such an accurate early description of the psychosomatic effect, Webster recognized psychological phenomena which was not fully studied until the later nineteenth century as suggestibility and suggestion, especially under hypnosis.

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        La vie et les actions memorables de Sr. Michel de Ruyter.

      Amsterdam, Henry & Theodore Boom, 1677.2 volumes in 1. 12mo. Contemporary vellum. With engraved title-page, portrait and 2 engraved title-vignettes. (18), 480; 250 pp.First edition; with the bookplate of H. de la Fontaine Verwey. - First monograph on the great Dutch admiral Michiel de Ruiter (1607-1676) who fought the English and French and scored several major victories against them, the best known probably being the Raid on the Medway. This biography was published one year after De Ruiter was given an elaborate state funeral and ten years before the famous biography of Gerard Brandt. It also contains the account of De Ruiter's expedition to the West Indies.- (Light staining). - Rare.Not in Cat. NHSM; European Americana IV, p.32..

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        Interest epitomized, both compound and simple. Very useful for one that lendth or borroweth; and for purchasing and selling.

      printed by William Godbid, for the author, and are to be sold by William Fisher, London 1677 - 8vo, pp. [8], 40; tables and equations throughout; contemporary full mottled calf, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1; extremities a little rubbed; very good and sound. The the South Library bookplate, Earls of Macclesfield, and 3 small Macclesfield pressure stamps in the preliminaries. In a new green cloth clamshell box. This is one of two editions published in 1677. ESTC locates 13 copies of both (only Yale, Folger, Boston Public and Huntington in the U.S.). Wing D277A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Compendio di tutta la Cirugia. Per Pietro et Lodovico Rostini medici, estratto da tutti coloro, che di essa hanno scritto. Et da.. Leonardo Fiorauanti Bolognese ampliato di bellissimi discorsi. Venetia, Giov. Batt. Brigna, 1677

      Brigna Giovanni Battista, 1677. in-8, pp. (48, comprese le illustr.), 368, leg. coeva in p. pergam. rigida, tit. e fregi oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati. Le pagine preliminari contengono la dedica dello stampatore a Domenico Marchetti, "lettore di medicina nello Studio di Padova", un elogio di Bologna, lettere del Fioravanti a vari colleghi medici, la "tavola de' capitoli" e 8 figure silografiche a p.pag. di strumenti chirurgici, con dettagliata spiegazione al verso del foglio. Riedizione secentesca di questo celebre compendio cinquecentesco (prima ed. 1556), opera che raccoglie scritti sulla chirurgia di vari autori contemporanei e antecedenti. Da pag. 271 a fine vol. è contenuto il "Discorso dell'eccellente dottore, et cavaliero M. Leonardo Fioravanti bolognese sopra la cirugia, con la dichiaratione di molte cose necessarie da sapere, non più scritte in modo tale". Bell'esempl. (tracce di timbro cancellato al titolo).

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        Thesaurus selectorum numismatum antiquorum, Quo, Praeter Imagines & Seriem Imperatorum Romanorum à C. IVL. CAESARE, ad CONSTANTINUM Magum usque, Quicquid, sere Monumentorum ex Romana Antiquitate in Nummis Veteribus restat reconditum est. Cum singulorum succinta Descriptione & accurata Enarratione, Auctore Jac. OISELIO, JC.

      Amstelodami, Apud, Henricum et Theodoru Boom, 1677, 1 volume in-4 de 255x190 mm environ, (2) ff. 1 frontispice allégorique gravé sur cuivre par C. Hagen daprès G. Laresse, titre, 2 ff de préface, 4 ff de d'index specialis, 570 pages, 11 ff d'index auctorum, (2) ff., parchemin crème à recouvrements portant titres manuscrits sur le dos. Edition originale de ce traité de Numismatique Romaine, 118 planches (complet), manque un feuillet (111-112). Une déchirure avec manque de texte p. 119, quelques rousseurs, un trou de ver sur le dos, début de fente sur les mors, bel exemplaire rare. n Jacques (1631-1686) Oisel Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, Extracted Out of Records, Original Evidences, Leiger Books, other Manuscripts, and Authentick Authorities. Beautified with Maps, Prospects, and Portraictures

      London: Printed by Robert White, for Henry Mortlock, 1677. First edition, small folio, [16], 507, [37]pp., without the imprimatur leaf (as usual), title printed in red and black, one double-page engraved map of the county, 16 engraved plates by Wenceslaus Hollar (of which 13 are double-page), four sheets of Coats of Arms, and a separate slip containing an additional eight coats, 45 further engravings within the text, marbled endpapers, early twentieth-century crushed brown morocco, spine gilt extra, five raised bands, corners lightly bumped otherwise a very handsome copy. Upcott II, p. 1047-51; Wing, T1063.

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        Bartholomaei Scalae equitis Florentini De historia Florentinorum quae extant in bibliotheca Medicaea, edita ab Oligero Iacobaeo. [Legato con:] SCALA Bartolomeo. Vita Vitaliani Borrhomei ex Bibliotheca Medicaea.

      1677. Romae, typis, & sumptibus Nicolai Angeli Tinassij, 1677, due opere legate in un volume, in-4, leg. settecentesca in piena pergamena, pp. [24], 160, [8] - 43. Con un albero genealogico tipografico ripiegato in fine alla seconda opera (è la carta il cui recto è segnato 43). Esemplare purtroppo caratterizzato da diffuse tracce di tarlo, quasi sempre marginali. Per la storia dei Fiorentini cfr. Moreni, II, 320: "Rarissimo".

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