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        Annales eclesiasticos y seculares de la muy noble, y muy leal Ciudad de Sevilla, Metropoli de la Andaluzia, que contienen sus mas principales Memorias. Desde el Ano de 1246. En que emprendio conquistarla del poder de los Moros, el gloriosissimo rey S. Fernando Tercero de Castilla, y Leon, hasta el de 1671. En que la Catolica Iglesia le concediò el culto, y titulo de Bienaventurado. Formados por D. Diego Ortiz de Zuñiga,... Y offrecidos al... excelentissimo señor Don Ivan Francisco,...

      Madrid, Imprenta real.Iuan Garcia Infancon, 1677. Small folio. Later hcalf. Spine gilt, titlelabel with giltlettering. Corners bumped. Some wear to edges. Spine a bit rubbed. Bits of marbled coverpapers gone at edges. Engraved frontispiece, title-page in red/black. (22),817,(15) pp. Some engravings in the text. Small nicks to margins of frontispiece, no loss of image. A faint dampstain to upper right corners on the first ab. 50 leaves and on a few leaves at end. Otherwise clean. Printed in double columns. In Spanish. A small stamp on foot of title-page, frontispiece and front free-endpaper.. Scarce first edition of this important chronicle of the events which took place in Seville from 1246 to 1671.Brunet IV, 244

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        Officina Sanitatis sive Praxis Chymiatrica plane aurea.

      Nrnberg Endter ; 1677 - EA; Gr.-8ø; (14) 1231 (41) S. mit gest. Frontispiz; Pgt d. Zt. (Einband leicht fleckig und gering best., gutes Exemplar) Angebunden: Johannes Hiskia Cardilucio, Zodiacus Medicus (ohne eigene Paginierung). 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PANEGIRICO HISTORIAL, DE N.S. DE LA CABEZA DE SIERRA MORENA. Refiere La Antigüedad, Aparición y solemne fiesta que se celebra en su deusto Santuario a su milagrosa Imagen Y como el Apostol San Pedro la traxo a España, y la dio al Glorioso San Aufrasio, Obispo de Andujar

      - Madrid, Julian de Paredes, 1677, 15x11 cm., en pergamino, 21 h.+330 págs.+2 h.+ 1 grabado

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        Catalogus Plantarum Angliae, et insularum adjacentium: tum indigenas, tum in agris passim cultus complectens. In quo praeter synonyma necessaria, facultates quoque summatim traduntur, una cum observationibus & experimentis novis medicis & physicis.

      Londini (London), Typis Andr. Clark, Impensis Joh. Martyn 1677 - Editio secunda, Zweite Ausgabe. 28 Seiten, 311 Seiten, 13 Seiten Index, 2 Seiten Errata, 1 leeres Blatt. Mit 2 Kupfertafeln (nicht koloriert). Ca. 16 cm x ca. 10,5 cm. Sparsam verzierter Ledereinband mit 4 Bünden und rot-goldenem Rückenschildchen. Einband aus späterer Zeit. In Lateinisch. - Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature 8.696 - "The first real flora of these islands" (Sell, Peter and Gina Murrell in Flora of Great Britain and Ireland). Nahezu nicht berieben oder bestoßen. Exlibris auf Vorsatz. Keine Einträge. Schnitt deutlich, Papier nahezu nicht gebräunt, nahezu nicht fleckig. Bindung sehr gut und fest. Zustand I (- II) (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. - Nearly not rubbed or bumped. Exlibris on first endpapers. No entries. Edges dark, pages nearly no browning, nearly no spots. Binding tight and good. Estate I (-II) (scale I to VI, I for the best). Fotos available by email on request.

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        GRANDEZAS, Y MARAVILLAS DE LA INCLYTA, Y SANCTA CIUDAD DE ROMA, cabeza, y compendio del orbe, madre de todos los fieles, y roca inexpugnable de la sancta fee catholica.

      Imp. Ioseph Fernandez de Buendia a costa de Gabriel de León. Madrid, 1677 - (en colofón consta 1673). 30 cm (folio). Portada a dos tintas, enmarcada en orla tipográfica. [24], 705 pág. [i.e. 715], 18 h. de índices, 1 h. Texto a dos columnas, enmarcado en doble filete (sign. [calderón]6, 2[calderón]4, A-Z6, 2A-S6, 2T5, [calderón]5, 2V-Z6, 3A-P6, 3Q8). Ilustr. con 5 grabados calcográficos, a plena página, uno de ellos plegados. Frisos, capitulares y "culs-de-lampe" xilográficos. Abundantes errores de paginación, pero texto completo. Enc. en pergamino algo mareado, lomera rotulada, pérdida en plano posterior, restos de antiguos cierres. Fina señal de taladro en margen inferior, sin afectar al texto. * La obra se divide en tres partes, cada una con portada propia enmarcada en orla: la primera trata de las antigüedades de Roma y el poderío de su imperio; la segunda se centra en el gobierno espiritual y político del sumo pontífice, su corte y estados; y la tercera y última se fija en los cementerios, estaciones, año santo y 353 iglesias de la ciudad, además de dar detalles sobre las reliquias de santos que se veneran y las indulgencias ganadas con su visita. Los grabados calcográficos corresponden a: Nuestra Señora del Buensuceso de Madrid; retrato del autor, obispo de Cuba y La Habana; procesión solemne del pontífice cuando va desde su palacio hasta la basílica de San Pedro a celebrar de pontifical; forma y orden de la solemnidad con que se celebran los divinos oficios en la capilla mayor de Sixto IV del palacio apostólico de San Pedro; y demostración de la perspectiva del pórtico hecho de orden de Alexandro VII en la plaza de San Pedro. Este último, plegado, firmado por Gregorio Fosman y Medina y fechado en 1672. Nuestro ejemplar está falto de un grabado plegado. A partir de la página 603 incluye: Chronologia de IesuChristo, y de los Summos Pontifices, sus Vicarios, que han gobernado su Militante Iglesia, hasta el presente Año de mil y seiscientos y setenta y tres. En que se refiere el Nombre de cada uno, Patria, Eleccion, y algunas cosas particulares, que ordenò en utilidad de la Religion Christiana; dia de su Muerte, y los de la Sedevacante. iglesia católica, historia, roma, descripción y viajes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ingegnoso cittadino Don Chisciotte della Mancia. Composto da Michel di Cervantes Saavedra et hora nuovamente tradotto con fedeltà, e chiarezza, di spagnuolo, in italiano. Da Lorenzo Franciosini fiorentino. Opera gustosissima, e di grandissimo trattenimento à chi è vago d'impiegar l'ozio in legger battaglie, disfide, incontri, amorosi biglietti, & inaudite prodezze di cavalieri erranti. Parte seconda. Aggiuntevi in questa nuova impressione otto figure di rame, & il principio.

      - In Roma, nella stamperia di Giuseppe Corvo, e Bartolomeo Lupardi impres. camer., 1677, in-8 piccolo, cartonatura decorata novecentesca, pp. [16], 730, [2], l'ultima carta bianca. Con 7 tavole incise in rame f.t. Solo parte seconda (manca la parte prima), ampiamente scompleta: privo degli interi fascicoli Bb8, Cc8, Ss8, Uu8 e delle carte G1, M1, Q1, Q2, Q7, Q8, S8, Dd1, Dd8, Ff1, Ff8, Hh1, Hh8; inoltre dovrebbero mancare anche 2 incisioni f.t. Le carte U8 e X1 malposizionate. Volume di estrema rarità. Si tratta della seconda edizione in assoluto in lingua italiana per quanto riguarda la seconda parte (prima: Venezia, Baba, 1625); la sola prima parte era stata edita per la prima volta a Venezia, sempre da Andrea Baba, nel 1622. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ducatus Brunscicensis Fereque Lunaeburgensis Cum adiacentibus Episcopatibus, Comitatibus et Dominatibus etc. nova et locupletißima Descriptio Geographica. Correcta, innovata, edita, Per Nicolaum Visscher cum Privil. Ordin. General. Belgii Foederati. - C.J.Visscher excudit.':.

      - Kupferstich mit Bordüre b. Nicolaes Visscher in Amsterdam, n. 1677, 42 x 53,5 Vgl. Koeman III, S.180, 21. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Braunschweig und Lüneburg. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Wappen, Frau mit Früchten des Landes und Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        La France Divisée En Archeveschés Eveschés, Abbaies. Par les Srs. de S.M. pour servir au Livre de Gallia Christiana A Paris Chez Pierre Mariette rue S. Iacques al Esperance avec privilege du Roy pour vingt ans. - Matheus sculp.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Matheus b. Pierre Mariette in Paris, 1677, 40,5 x 52,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 419. - Zeigt Frankreich mit Einzeichnungen der Erzbistümern, Bistümer und Abteien. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Mitra und Krummstab. - Oben links Insetkarte vom Montmartre und Umgebung. - Oben rechts Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        IL VATICANO LANGUENTE DOPO LA MORTE DI CLEMENTE X. Con i Rimedij preparati dal Pasquino, Marforio e Gobbo di Rialto per guarirlo.

      Stampato ad instanza degli Amici 1677 - Opera completa in tre volumi. Cm.14x7,8. Pg.(24), 552; (24), 552; (24), 552. Legature in mz.pergamena, con titoli impressi ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati e tagli spruzzati. Le coperte e i volumi sono interessati da numerose minuscole tarlature, che non inficiano la fruibilità del testo. Piano dell'Opera: "Parte prima. Nella quale si comprendono molte Satire, e Pasquinate uscite durante la Sede Vacante, l'Indice delle quali si vede dopo la Lettera al Lettore"; "Parte seconda. Nella quale si comprendono molte Satire, e Pasquinate uscite durante la Sede Vacante in Roma, e particolarmente si descrivono gli intrighi, e i rumori successi in Venetia nella creazione del Serenissimo Doge verso il fine d'Agosto del 1676. L'Indice di tutte le Materie segue dopo la Lettera al Lettore"; "Parte terza. Nella quale si descrivono molte curiosissime particolarità toccante la Corte di Roma, la guerra di Messina, e l'esaltatione dell'Eminentissimo Odescalchi al Triregno, col nome d'Innocentio XI. L'Indice di tutte le Materie segue dopo la Lettera al Lettore" Gregorio Leti (Milano, 29 maggio 1630 ? Amsterdam, 1701), di famiglia aristocratica bolognese, dopo gli studi compiuti presso i Gesuiti, visse a Roma, Milano, Orvieto, Venezia, Bologna e Torino, per poi abbandonare l'Italia. Convertitosi al Calvinismo a Ginevra, passò poi in Francia, Inghilterra e Olanda, diventando uno dei maggiori storiografi del tempo. La presente costituisce una rara prima edizione di un'opera anticlericale, composta in occasione della morte di Papa Clemente X, nato Emilio Bonaventura Altieri (Roma, 13 luglio 1590 ? Roma, 22 luglio 1676), 239º pontefice. Nel 1679 l'opera fu denunciata al Consiglio dei Duecento, che la reputò blasfema e la mise all'indice. Cadde sotto la scure dei giudici in particolare l'"Evangelium secundum Pasquinum", contenuto nella prima parte, rifacimento satirico del Vangelo di San Giovanni > Graesse, IV, 182. Melzi, III, 197, cita erroneamente una prima edizione del 1673, mentre la morte del Papa avvenne tre anni dopo 650 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Duo tractatus aurei, unus de historicis Latinis alter de historicis Graecis nunc denuò, subtractis prioribus exemplaribus, eruditorum desiderio restituti. Editio novissima.

      - Frankfurt am Main, Wendelini Moewalti, 1677. 4to. Engr. portrait,+ (6),+ 136, 119-126, 145-518,+ (2, blanks),+ 521-830,+ (40),+ (2, blanks),+ (28),+ 462, 503-549,+ (50) pp. Title printed in red and black. Foxing and spotting, old papoer repair on pp. 29-30. Fine contemporary full vellum, with finely written title on spine, stain on front fly-leaf. From the library of O. Ekebom, with his signature on the title, dated Gothemburg 1765, and of Gustaf D. Björk, with his signature, dated 1822, and of Åke Berg, with his book plate. VD17 3:300953T. Gerhard Johannes Vossius (1577-1649), author, classical scholar, philologist and theologian. Born near Heidelberg of Dutch parents, he become director of the theological college at Leiden in 1615, from where he had to resign in 1619 under suspicion of heresy, caused by his ?Historia Pelagiana? published in 1618. Instead he became professor at the University of Leiden in 1622 and in Amsterdam in 1631, and he is father of Isaac Vossius. His history of the Latin historians was first published in Leiden in 1627 and about the Greeks in 1623.

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        Officio da recitarsi dalle Compagnie Spirituali della città, e diocesi di Bologna ne loro Oratorii

      Eredi Benacci, Bologna 1677 - Riveduto per ordine dell'Emin.mo e Rev.mo Sig. Cardinale Boncompagnoarcivescovo di Bologna e principe del S.R. Impero. Bologna, Eredi di Vittore Benacci, 1677, in quarto antico (34 cm), Legatura piena pergamena, 32, 232, 36 pp. All'interno del piatto anteriore ampio acuerello di personalizzazione del volume, raffigurante un padiglione sotto cui stanno due putti che sorreggono l'ombrello, una croce doppia (patriarcale o di Lorena) e motto su festone: Archiconfraternitas Sanctae Mariae ad Nives confalonis Bononie. Frontespizio completamente figurato con allegoria della Vergone, putti e personaggi in architettura fittizia. Nota di possesso: Domenico Garmani Priore per Luglio Agosto e Settembre 1703 DD. Nel verso delfrontespizio ex libris: Umberto Gandolfi (ab amicis justa et honesta). Tracce di animali infestanti e fioriture, talora ampie. 200 LOC - V [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettera [...] all' [...] Cardinale Barberino [...] con la quale da ragguaglio [...] di quanto e passato negli augustissimi terzi sposali di sua maesta cesarea [...].

      Wien, Johann Baptist Hacque, 1677.. (4), 60 (falsch: 58) SS. Mit 7 (teils gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Interimsbroschur der Zeit mit marmoriertem Rücken. Folio (224 x 340 mm).. Einzige Ausgabe dieser zur Feier der Heirat Leopolds I. mit Eleonore Magdalene von Pfalz-Neuburg herausgegebenen Werks. Die Tafeln zeigen Ansichten von Neuburg am Inn bei Passau (Einzüge am 11. und 12. Dezember 1676), verschiedene Triumphpforten (darunter der Bogen zu Passau) sowie das große Wiener Feuerwerk für das Kaiserpaar am 2. Februar 1677. Der italienische Diplomat G. Gualdo Priorato (1606-78), "officier superieur, tacticien, diplomate et l'un des plus feconde historiens italiens" (NBG XXII, 307), wirkte als Hofhistoriker in Wien. - Teils etwas stockfleckig bzw. unbedeutend wasserrandig; vier Tafeln mehr als bei Mayer angegeben. Im ganzen von schöner Erhaltung. - Mayer I, Nr. 1859. ICCU VIAE\007631. Nicht bei Ruggieri.

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        Nouvelle relation en forme de journal d'un voyage fait en Egypte En 1672 EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Estienne Michallet, 1677. Fine. Chez Estienne Michallet, à Paris 1677, In 12 (8,5x15,5cm), (16) 423pp. (17), relié. - 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! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare et précieuse. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Ensemble épidermé. Manques aux mors en coiffe de tête ; et de queue pour le mors supérieur. Un coin émoussé. Importante relation pour la connaisance occidentale de l'Egypte. Vansleb, philologue et théologien allemand, se mit au service de Colbert pour un voyage projeté en Ethiopie, mais il n'alla jamais plus loin que l'Egypte, où il passa 20 mois à observer et collecter des informations, multipliant les excursions et voyages. Vansleb ne revient jamais sur les descriptions qui ont déjà été faites par d'autres (les pyramides), conscient de livrer à ses lecteurs des informations entièrement neuves. Si ce n'est pas la première relation sur l'Egypte, c'est la première d'un homme résidant longtemps dans le pays ; c'est de toutes façons une des premières, mais la toute première de cette façon. L'auteur s'était déjà rendu une première fois en Egypte, il en avait tiré une narration en Italien, mais il ne possédait pas cette connaissance de l'arabe qui lui permet le contact avec la population, et il n'était pas demeuré dans le pays.

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        Memoriae philosophorum, oratorum, poetarum, historicorum et philologorum nostri saeculi clarissimorum renovatae. 9 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      Frankfurt, Hallervord, 1677-79.. 8°. Gestochenes Frontisp., 22 Bll., 606 (recte 608) SS., 1 w. Bl.; Gest. Frontisp., 628 SS. Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. VD 17, 23:248846Z; Jantz 2728 (nur Decas I-IV); STC W 1092. Erste Ausgabe dieses bio-bibliographischen Lexikons bedeutender Gelehrter des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts, nach dem Todesjahr geordnet. Darunter: Descartes, Bacon, Grotius, Harsdörfer, Opitz, Puteanus, Brahe, Peiresc, Scaliger, Reusner, Taubmann, Cluver, Buxtorf, Schickard und viele andere. - Etwas gebräunt, nur vereinzelt fleckig und berieben, Rücken dennoch dekorativ. Komplett mit allen 9 Teilen eher selten.

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        L'Art de fortifier de défendre et d'attaquer les places EDITION ORIGINALE

      Franckfurt: S.n., 1677. Fine. S.n., Franckfurt 1677, in-12 (8,5x14cm), (10p.) (1f.bl.) (12p.) 851pp. (49p.), relié. - French-German Bilingual Edition, illustrated with 71 plates and a table of fortification. Full vellum antique ivory. Smooth back adorned with triple blind fillets, title and author pen. boards framed triple blind fillets; traces of clasps. All slices blue. Six small leather bookmarks that time. Bookplate Bavarian time. Back split with a small lack the entire length. A slightly cracked joint (1.5 cm). A small ink stain on the back cover. Pages evenly and lightly browned. Contreplat first victim of a work to. In addition to its illustration, the main interest of the book is to confront (Italian and Spanish German French, Dutch,,) European methods of fortifications and defenses at a time when we attended in Europe to new theories that deeply remaniaient those of antiquity on which they had previously supported. Jesuit and mathematician, has Dechales weilds his erudition in many areas (Professor navigation, military engineering, mathematics) in all disciplines in the vicinity of mathematics, including music. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale bilingue français-allemand, illustrée de 71 planches et d'une table de fortification. Reliure en plein vélin ivoire d'époque. Dos lisse orné de triples filets à froid, titre et auteur à la plume. Plats encadrés de triples filets à froid ; traces de fermoirs. Toutes tranches bleues. Six petits signets en cuir de l'époque. Ex-libris bavarois de l'époque. Dos fendu avec un petit manque sur toute la longueur. Un mors légèrement fendu (1,5cm). Une petite tache d'encre sur le second plat. Pages uniformément et légèrement brunies. Premier contreplat victime d'un travail de vers. Outre son illustration, l'intérêt principal de l'ouvrage est de confronter les méthodes européennes de fortifications et de défenses (française, hollandaise, allemande, italienne et espagnole) à l'heure où on assistait en Europe à de nouvelles théories qui remaniaient profondément celles de l'Antiquité sur lesquelles on s'était auparavant appuyés. Jésuite et mathématicien, Dechales a excercé son érudition dans de nombreux domaines (professeur de navigation, génie militaire, mathématique), dans toutes les disciplines au voisinage des mathématiques, notamment la musique.

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        Symbolorum et Emblematum Centuriae Quatuor, Quarum Prima Stirpium Secunda Animlaium Quadrupedium, Tertia Volatilium Et Insectium, Quarta Aquatilium Et Reptilim.

      Mayence 1677 - Full vellum in fine condition; 14 x 9 x 4.5 cm. Binding is tight. Text block is secure. Title hand lettered on spine. 400 circular emblems engraved by Hans Sibmacher. 196 pages, no markings of any kind and no wear. Four parts: Quarum Prima Stirpium Secunda Animlaium Quadrupedium, Tertia Volatilium et Insectium, Quarta Aquatilium et Reptilium. Ultima Editio. Praz p. 295. Armorial bookplate of emblemata collector George Weare Tracy; his pencil notes say the emblems are etchings. Photos available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SACRAE ROMANAE ROTAE DECISIONUM RECENTIORUM A PROSPERO FARINACCIO I.C. ROMANO SELECTARUM, NEC NUMQUAM ALIAS IMPRESSARUM. 19 VOLUMI CONTENENTI 24 TOMI.MANCA IL TREDICESIMO VOLUME.

      Sumptibus Bertanorum i primi due volumi+ Paulum Balleonium (Paolo Baglioni), Venetiis, Venezia 1677 - Pagine: 15622 . Illustrazioni: Ogni volume ha il suo frontespizio in bianco e nero, in rosso e nero dal 3° volume.In generale sono presenti eleganti fregi . Formato: Fino a cm 38: 4° . Rilegatura: Cartonato in pergamena, con al dorso 5 nervature e scritte d'epoca indicanti " Decisio Recentio ." . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: L'autore iniziale, romano, fu giurista penalista. Nelle prime pagine di ogni volume è presente l'indice alfabetico delle Diocesi interessate.Testo in due colonne.Difetti in alcu

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        LES METAMORPHOSES D'OVIDE, EN LATIN ET FRANCOIS, DIVISEES EN XV LIVRES Avec des nouvelles explications historiques, morales & politiques sur toutes les fables, chacune selon son sujet; de la traduction de M. Pierre Du-Ryer Parisien, de l'Académie Françoise. Edition nouvelle...

      Bruxelles, chez François Foppens, 1677. In folio (460x280), mz. pelle mod. con ang., dorso a cordoni con applic. ai riquadri le decoraz. e il titolo oro di una legatura ?'700, cc.nn. 4 (occhietto, frontespizio figur., Indice), pp.num. 574 + (2) per ?"occhietto delle Epistres?". Vi sono contenute: "Les Metamorphoses (in 15 libri con circa 200 favole) - Epitres, aucunes en vers et d'autres en prose", molto ben illustrate da 124 grandi pregevoli vignette, inc. in rame da Bouché. Cfr. Benezit,II, p. 621: "Peter Paul Bouché, né vers 1646, hollandais, graveur. On lui doit une suite de planches pour les Métamorphoses d'Ovide (Bruxelles, 1677)?" - Brunet,IV,285 - Graesse,V,89. Due carte restaur. per strappo; qualche fiorit. ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Della Magia naturale. Libri XX

      Antonio Bulifon 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).

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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, 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. Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild, Hardcover in Leder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the World in Five Books.

      Printed for Robt. White., London. 1677 - Very good antiquarian condition. 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Old rebacking and reinforcement. Six raised bands. Boards show considerable edgewear, but binding intact and quite sound. Contents very good. Minor spotting in places and lower outer corner has light stain through many pages, but the text is unaffected. The eight double-page maps and plates are all present and very good. Folio. [46], 54 [i.e. 48], 885 [i.e. 876], [47]p., 16 leaves of plates and maps. Engraved half title page and frontis portrait of Raleigh. Quite an attractive copy. Booksellers since 1984. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Curious Distillatory

      London: Printed by J. D. for Robert Boulter 1677 - 17th Century Classic on Distillation. First edition in English. Elsholtz (1623-1688), who studied at Padua, was physician to Elector Friedrich Wilhelm and director of the botanical garden at Brandenburg. He was a pioneer in hygiene and nutrition, emphasizing the importance of personal cleanliness and clean air, water, food, and drink. His published works include a study of physiognomy (he coined the term “anthropometry”) and its health implications, a chemical treatise on phosphorous, contributions to the Ephemerides of the Academia, and a study of intravenous injection and blood transfusions. Thorndike, in A History of Magic and Experimental Science, calls Elsholtz a man with “broad medical and scientific interest and experimental tendencies.” Thomas Sherley, physician in ordinary to Charles II, translated this first English edition from the Latin edition (Berlin, 1674). Distillation was an essential tool for scientists of the late seventeenth century. The process separates compounds by means of their differing boiling points. The frontispiece, engraved from that used in the Latin edition, shows a typical seventeenth-century distillation laboratory, with the air-cooled alembic atop a large furnace from which steam escapes. Provenance: John Prince, signatures dated 1699 and 1730, among other markings on endpapers. Wing E638. Duveen 192. Ferguson 238. Small 8vo. Frontispiece of a distilling installation, engraving of the “clove- cinnamon” plant from America. C3 supplied from another copy, rear inner hinge loose. Original 17th-century blind- ruled calf (some chipping exposing boards) complete with ties. Very good. Half morocco case. [Attributes: 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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        Penu proverbiale, thet är: ett ymnigt förråd aff allehanda gamble och nye swenske ordseder och lärespråk. Dels genom länglig observation antecknade/ dels aff latinen och tyskan uthsökte/ och til swenskan lämpade: medh en kort förklaring för the enfaldigas skul: sampt widhängde sententier och verilogier; så ock richtige concordantier ordspråken emellan. Ad marginem någre skrifftenes rum införde/ som medh ordspråken synes hafwa någon lijkheet. Wår swenske nation (förmodeligen) til tienst och behag sammanskrifne. Med en ny tilökning i denne nye edition bijfogat aff Laur. Törning.

      1677 - Stockholm, N. Wankijff, 1677-(78). 8:o. (30),914 + 1-95,95-144,149-62,(1) pp. Title and preliminary leaves printed in red and black. Nice late 18th-century half calf with raised bands, sparingly gilt spine, ivory-coloured label and faintly sprinkled edges. Spine slightly blotchy. Some spotting and a few ink stains, a substaintial rust stain in the outer margin on pp. 30-32 in the appendix. A couple of old repairs, also in the outer margin. Bookplate of Carl Jedvard Bonde. From Ericsberg Castle in Sweden. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 332 with incorrect collation. First published in 1665. This copy in the variant without the piquant misprint on p. 53. The most important and comprehensive Swedish collection of proverbs in older times. Even if some of the proverbs and sayings are Grubb's own translations, the collection is invaluable from an ethnological perspective. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Interwoven with such remarkable Occurrences as hapned in those parts during these later Times. As also, many other rich and Famous Kingdoms in the Oriental India, with the Isles adjacent... In this Fourth Impression are added (by the Author now living) as well many Additions throughout the whole Work, as also several Sculptures, never before Printed.

      London, Printed by R. Everingham for R. Scot (&c), 1677. Folio (323 x 196 mm). Additional engraved title. Half-title (bound at the end). Title-page. (4), 1-399 + (1 blank) + (18) pp. 3 engraved plates. 56 engraved illustrations in the text. Cont. full calf. with 6 raised bands. Red leather label. Skilfully rebacked with new spine. Bookplate (The Explorers Club).. Herbert`s account of his travels were first published in 1634 but much expanded in later editions, this fourth edition being the most complete

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        Cosmography in four books. Containing the Chorography and History of the whole World: and all the Principal Kingdoms, Provinces, Seas, and Isles thereof... [engraved title:] The 5th Edition, Corrected & Inlarged by the Author

      London: Printed by A.C. for P. Chetwind, and A. Seile.., 1677. Folio, printed title in red and black, with an additional engraved title and four folding maps (maps cut close at some edges due to their large size compared with the text block); contemporary dark sprinkled calf. "A new and strange Adventure, which no Knight Errant ever undertook before" Fifth edition, complete with the important appendix. Heylyn, the seventeenth-century theologian and historian, is said to have written his Cosmography after a stranger had advised him that 'Geography is better than divinity'. First published in 1652 under this title (see catalogue number 30 for the earlier work, Microcosmos, that led to it), it is a huge, wide-ranging description of the known world illustrated with four good engraved maps (Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, the last showing California as an island).The appendix, running to six pages, has its own title-page ("An Appendix to the Former Work, Endeavouring a Discovery of the unknown Parts of the World: especially of Terra Australis Incognita, or the Southern Continent"). This supplementary chapter, which discusses real and imaginary Australian voyages, did not appear in the earliest editions, and is not present in all copies of the later editions (it is for example not present in the copy described by Mendelssohn) and is a bizarre and surprisingly unnoticed text on the southern continent. Heylyn begins: 'And here we are upon a new and strange Adventure, which no Knight Errant ever undertook before...'.He continues by discussing "Terra Australis Incognita", which is probably (on the counterpoise theory) as large as Europe, Asia, and Africa, and its potential: 'The country being so large, so free from the Incumbrances of Frost and Ice, and endless Winters; I have oft marvelled with my self that no further hath been made in Discovery of it...'.He then discusses the voyages of Magellan, Le Maire, Hawkins, and Quiros, among others, with special sections devoted to Tierra del Fuego, the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. In a final, tongue-in-cheek, section he concludes that all that is needed by the student of the southern continent is more information; so, rather than 'troubling the Vice-Royes of Peru, and Mexico, or taking out a Commission for a new Discovery' he examines instead the various utopias that have been written with the southern continent as a setting. He starts with Hall's Mundus Alter and deals with More, Bacon, and others.An interesting, rare, and early discussion of the southern continent theory, bringing together actual discoveries and utopian fiction, and aptly demonstrating the muddled thinking surrounding the whole question during the seventeenth century.

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        Opera Omnia.

      Leyden: Officina Hackiana 1677. Erstausgabe. - Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschr. Rückentitel. 8°, 16 Bll., 717 S., 1 Bl., mit einem gestochenen Titelblatt, einem Kupferstichporträt de Graafs, sowie 41 Kupfern, davon 22 gefaltet., Der Band enthält alle wichtigen Schriften de Graafs, nämlich: 1) Tractatus de Virorum Organis generationi inservientibus.2) De Mulierum Organis generationi inservientibus tractatus novus, demonstrans Tam Homines & Animalia caetera omnia, quae Vivipara dic

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        Tractatus de Homine, et de Formatione Foetus., Quorum prior Notis perpetuis Ludovivi de la Forge, M.D. illustratur.

      Amstelodami, Apud Danielem Elsevirium, 1677 - Titel in Rot- u. Schwarzdruck, 37 Bl., 239,1 Seiten. Mit 54 Illustrationen als Holzschnitte im Text. With 54 illustrations (woodcuts) in the text. Binding in excellent condition. Title page brownded and with small lack of paper of the upper corner without lack of letter which is verso pasted awkwardly with a paperstrip, similary the two edges of the title page are pasted with paperstrips. The next two following leaves have also repaired corners. The first 16 leaves have traces of moisture on the lower edge. Paper altogether in good condition, only a few pages with mild foxing. // Bindung in sehr gutem Zustand. (Buchblock trotz der neuen Bindung nicht zusätzlich beschnitten) Titelseite gebräunt. Rechte obere Ecke teilweise abgerissen, jedoch ohne Textverlust. Ecken und Innen- und Außenseite des Innentitels mit Papier verstärkt bzw. verso hinterlegt. Ebenso die Ecken der folgenden 2 Bll. Leider keine Fachmännische Ausbesserung, aber akzeptabel. Die ersten 16 Seiten weisen an der unteren Kante Feuchtigkeitsspuren auf. Insgesamt guter Zustand des Papieres bis auf einige zarte Stockflecken. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Neuer, der Zeit nachempfundener Halbledereinband mit einem roten goldgepr. Rücken-Lederschildchen. 21 x 16 cm. Binding in new half leather. Erste /1./ Auflage dieser Ausgabe bei Elsevier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera Omnia

      Lugd. Batav. [Leiden] Ex. Officina Hackiana 1677. G : in Good condition. Neatly rebacked and corners repaired. Contents firm and illustrations bright. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Stamp on frontispiece engravings of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and two associated stamps on prelims [First Edition] Contemporary calf 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 719pp. 21 folding engraved plates and 17 full-page engravings. Book-plate of Thomas Neale, Surgeon 'Quo tutior hoc dulcior'. Text in Latin. Restoration note of the Delmas Conservation Bindery, dated August 1998 on affixed to rear paste-down provides details of treatment.

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        PHARAMOND: Or, The History of France. A Fam'd Romance in Twelve Parts. The Whole Work never before Englished. Written originally by the Author of CASSANDRA and CLEOPATRA.

      London, printed for T. Bassett, T. Dring and W. Cademan, 1677.FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1677, folio in fours, approximately 290 x 185 mm, 11½ x 7¼ inches, title page printed in red and black, a few decorated initials, pages: [4], 415, [1]; 758, collation: A2, B - Z4, Aa - Zz4, Aaa - Ggg4; A - Zzzz4, Aaaaa - Ccccc4 ( - Ccccc4 - a blank), rebacked in calf to style, raised bands, small blind ornament in compartments, earlier gilt lettered green morocco label, original marbled boards with leather corners, endpapers replaced. Board very worn and scuffed, large pale stain to top third of upper cover, repeated on front endpapers, title page and faintly up to B3, neat name in top margin of title page, a few early notes in pale ink in blank areas of title page, lower fore - edge of title page very slightly worn, a little messy ink underlining especially to early pages, a few pages lightly browned, many pages have small pale stains, tiny dark marks or small ink marks, no loss of legibility, some upper margins trimmed, no loss of running titles, tiny rust hole in text on Hh3 (1st series) with loss of a few letters, small tear and tiny chip to lower margin of P2 (2nd series), Aa2 - Aa3 (2nd series) slightly worn at fore - edge, 2 small chips to fore - edge margin on Xxx1, small piece torn off lower blank corner of Mmmm4 and Yyyy4. A good sturdy copy of the first English translation. The work is a historical romance featuring the Franks and Merovingians to 987. La Calprenede (1610 - 1663) wrote several historical romances of which the best known are Cassandra and Cleopatra. Pharamond a 5th century king of the Franks begun by La Calprenede in 1661, was unfinished when the author died and was successfully completed by Pierre d'Ortigue de Vaumoriere. It was first published in Paris, 1661 - 1670. ESTC R19768. #mi

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        Della Chirofisonomia ovvero di quella parte della Humana Fisionomia, che si appartiene alla Mano. Libri due del Signor Gio. Battista della Porta napolitano tradotti da un manoscritto latino dal Signor Pompeo Sarnelli Dottore dell'una e l'altra legge.

      In Napoli, appresso Antonio Bulifon all'Insegna della Sirena, 1677. PRIMA EDIZIONE. Bella antiporta incisa con la dedica al Conte Gio. Gasparo Pallotto Senatore de Grassi a Bologna. In 12mo (cm. 13,5); cartone coevo; pp. (24), 167, (13). Una tavola incisa ripiegata con la figura di una mano e le sue linee. Axs

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        L'Art de fortifier, de défendre et d'attaquer les places

      French-German Bilingual Edition, illustrated with 71 plates and a table of fortification. Full vellum antique ivory. Smooth back adorned with triple blind fillets, title and author pen. Dishes framed triple blind fillets; traces of clasps. All slices blue. Six small leather bookmarks that time. Bookplate Bavarian time. Back split with a small lack the entire length. A slightly cracked joint (1.5 cm). A small ink stain on the back cover. Pages evenly and lightly browned. Contreplat first victim of a work to. In addition to its illustration, the main interest of the book is to confront (Italian and Spanish German French, Dutch,,) European methods of fortifications and defenses at a time when we attended in Europe to new theories that deeply remaniaient those of antiquity on which they had previously supported. Jesuit and mathematician, has Dechales weilds his erudition in many areas (Professor navigation, military engineering, mathematics) in all disciplines in the vicinity of mathematics, including music. S.n. Franckfurt 1677 in-12 (8,5x14cm) (10p.) (1f.bl.) (12p.) 851pp. (49p.) relié

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        Movement of Venus & Mercury. "Phænomena Motuum Irregularuim Venus et Mercurius

      World Celestial & Curiosities: Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste c1760. Copper engraved map showing the irregular movement of Venus And Mercury, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original wash colour; verso blank. Astronomical chart showing the course of the planets Venus and Mercury around the sun.; detailed text and astronomical diagrams. The planets are illustrated in a vignette as allagorical figures in chariots; Venus accompaanied by the moon in a chariot drawn by three pairs of horses; Mercury's chariot driven by a putti is drawn by two birds; Zeus sits astride the sun. Dark impression; bright colour. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677 - 1750) Doppelmayr was born in Nuremberg to a merchant family. He attended the Aegidien-Gymnasium and the University of Altdorf where he studied mathematics, physics, and law. His graduating dissertation, a study of the Sun, suggests an early interest in Astronomy. Following his studies in Altdorf, Doppelmayr traveled extensively in Europe and is known to have spent time at the University of Halle, as well as in Utrecht, Leiden, Oxford, and London. He returned to Nuremburg in 1704 to take up a mathematics professorship at his alma mater, the Aegidien-Gymnasium. It may have been here that he developed a relationship with the prominent Nuremburg map publisher J. B. Homann, with whom he prepared a number of important astronomical maps and atlases. The collaboration of over 20 years eventually led to the publication of the "Atlas Coelestis" in 1742. This astounding work was the most elaborate and detailed astronomical atlas yet published and is today much admired for its rich beautifully engraved plates Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. World Celestial & Curiosities Celestial Venus Mercury

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        Opera Omnia

      Lugd. Batav. [Leiden]: Ex. Officina Hackiana. G : in Good condition. Neatly rebacked and corners repaired. Contents firm and illustrations bright. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Stamp on frontispiece engravings of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and two associated stamps on prelims. 1677. [First Edition]. Contemporary calf. 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 719pp. 21 folding engraved plates and 17 full-page engravings. Book-plate of Thomas Neale, Surgeon 'Quo tutior hoc dulcior'. Text in Latin. Restoration note of the Delmas Conservation Bindery, dated August 1998 on affixed to rear paste-down provides details of treatment. .

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        The DESTRUCTION Of JERUSALEM By Titus Vespasian. In Two Parts. As It is Acted at the Theatre Royal. Written by Mr. Crowne.

      Printed for James Magnes and Richard Bentley,, London: 1677 - Binding - Fine. Text block - VG (A2 & A3 with some edge abrasion/unobtrusive stain to top half of text block). Modern quarter calf binding with marbled paper boards, executed in a period style. Eps renewed. 4to: A4 a4 B - H4; A2 B - I4 K2. 8-3/4" x 6-5/8". 1st edition (Wing C-7385). [16], 55, [1]; [4], 64, [4] pp. Separate dated title page for Part II. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Southern Sky. "Hemesphærium Coeli Australe,in quo loca Stellarum fixarum secundum Æquatorem, per Ascensiones nempe rectas et Deliniationes ad anum Christi 1750 completu sistuntur

      World Celestial & Curiosities: Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste c1760. Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original wash colour; verso blank. by Doppelmayer. The image is of the sky in the Southern hemisphere Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Surrounded by putti in each corner holding astronomical instruments Dark impression, with bright original full wash colour, surrounding putti black & white as issued; upper margin slightly short (5mm); repair to left margin replacing small loss of paper, not effecting image. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677 - 1750) Doppelmayr was born in Nuremberg to a merchant family. He attended the Aegidien-Gymnasium and the University of Altdorf where he studied mathematics, physics, and law. His graduating dissertation, a study of the Sun, suggests an early interest in Astronomy. Following his studies in Altdorf, Doppelmayr traveled extensively in Europe and is known to have spent time at the University of Halle, as well as in Utrecht, Leiden, Oxford, and London. He returned to Nuremburg in 1704 to take up a mathematics professorship at his alma mater, the Aegidien-Gymnasium. It may have been here that he developed a relationship with the prominent Nuremburg map publisher J. B. Homann, with whom he prepared a number of important astronomical maps and atlases. The collaboration of over 20 years eventually led to the publication of the "Atlas Coelestis" in 1742. This astounding work was the most elaborate and detailed astronomical atlas yet published and is today much admired for its rich beautifully engraved plates Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. World Celestial & Curiosities Celestial Southern Hemisphere

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        A Genealogical History of the Kings of England of Great Britain, & c. From the Conquest, Anno 1066 to the Year 1677. In Seven Parts or Books. Containing a Discourse of their several Lives, Marriages, and Issues, Times of Birth, Death, ... (Truncated)

      In the Savoy, Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for the Author, 1677, Leather, Book Condition: Good Condition, First EditionFull Book Title: A Genealogical History of the Kings of England of Great Britain, & c. From the Conquest, Anno 1066 to the Year 1677. In Seven Parts or Books. Containing a Discourse of their several Lives, Marriages, and Issues, Times of Birth, Death, Places of Burial, and Monumental Inscriptions.Size: 23,5cm x 36,5cm, (12p) - 578 pages - (12p), 5 double-page plates. Complete with all the plates and the genealogical tables. Cover is rubbed at the edges, hinges and spines are also rubbed, but still solid. A few small tears repaired otherwise inside pages are in good condition. Photos available upon request. 2,75 kg, Livre

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        The Natural History of Oxford-Shire, Being an Essay toward the Natural History of England

      Theater in Oxford. and In London at the Star near the West-end of St Pauls Church-yard., 1677 Folio, 1st ed, VG, 1 map, 16 pls. In early 18c full tree calf, blind edge tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine, expertly relaid, raised bands, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red morocco labels. Internally, text block edges marbled blue, armorial bookplate to fpd (Gurdon), Imprimatur leaf, title page with Intaglio device depicting a seated Minerva in front of an Oxford scene, intaglio initial and headpiece to the dedication page, [12], 358 pp, [1] errata, [1], [10] index, 1 map (folding), 16 pls (copper engraved). Small contemp. no to fpd & fep, tear to map, some light edge browning, has the Subscribers, eight shillings at base of tp. A Very Good copy of an important title, a 2nd edition appeared in 1705. Plot planned a survey of the English Counties, but only completed Oxfordshire and Staffordshire. (ESTC R7620. Madan 3130. Gibson 536. Lowndes 1886).

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        Penu proverbiale, thet är: ett ymnigt förråd aff allehanda gamble och nye swenske ordseder och lärespråk. Dels genom långlig observation antecknade/ dels aff latinen och tyskan uthsökte/ och til swenskan lämpade: medh en kort förklaring för the enfaldigas skul: sampt widhängde sententier och verilogier; så ock richtige concordantier ordspråken emellan. Ad marginem någre skrifftenes rum införde/ som medh ordspråken synes hafwa någon lijkheet. Wår swenske nation (förmodeligen) til tienst och behag sammanskrifne. Med en ny tilökning i denne nye edition bijfogat aff Laur. Törning. Stockholm, N. Wankijff, (1677)-78. 8:o. (14),914,(16),1-95,95-144,149-162,(1) pp. Title and preliminaries printed in red and black.

      1677 - Contemporary vellum, slightly soiled, with MS title on spine. Edges sprinkled blue. Stitching partly loose from front hinge. Textblock with a few minor stains and a couple of repairs to the margins. Crossed out signature of David Davidsson Pontin, dated Jönköping 1752, bookstamp on title. MS dedication on front pastedown, bookplate.Collijn 332 with erratic collation. First published in 1665. The title-page to Törner's supplement is bound before the unpaginated foreword in this copy. The most important and comprehensive collection of Swedish proverbs in older times. Even though some of the proverbs and stock phrases are Grubb's own translations, the collection is unvaluable from a ethnological perspective. David Pontin defended a doctor's thesis for Linnaeus in 1759 and on his teacher's recommendation he thereafter worked as a chaplain on one of the Swedish East India Company's voyages to China in 1760. He eventually became a dean in Östergötland in the southeastern part of Sweden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Traité de l'Abus, et du vray sujet des Appellations qualifiées de ce nom d'Abus.

      Lyon: Jean Girin & Barthelemy Rivière, 1677 - Troisième édition, "plus correcte et beaucoup plus ample que les deux precedantes"; 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume in-folio; T.I: portrait de Fevret gravé par Nicolas Auroux, [x: titre en rouge et noir orné de la grande marque de l'imprimeur Jean Girin, Préface, Table, Privilège], 432p. T.II: [iv: titre, Table, Privilège], 410p. (dont une importante table générale de toutes les matières occupant quelque 114 pages); bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Reliure d'époque en veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné, coupes ornées, tranches mouchetées. Nom érasé en pied de la page de titre, plats légèrement frottés, mais un très bon exemplaire frais. L'imprimeur-libraire lyonnais Jean Girin avait publié seul en 1667 la seconde édition de cet ouvrage, avant son association avec Barthélemy Rivière. Ouvrage imprimé sur deux colonnes avec remarques en marges, avec le beau frontispice du graveur lyonnais Nicolas Auroux. Divisé en neuf livres, ce traité des abus touche les sujets les plus divers : l'Angleterre, le bannissement, l'eau bénite, les eunuques, la magie, les marguilliers, les monastères, les processions, torture, testaments? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Nova Descriptio.

      Frankfurt: c.1677 - Size: 340 × 395 mm. Copperplate engraving. Minor water stains, some margins are slim, otherwise a good example. An intricate and interesting map of The British Isles by Merian, a reduced version of Jan Jansson's earlier work. The map is very skillfully engraved, and is complemented by a number of decorative features; including a royal coat of arms, a rococo style title cartouche, a compass rose, galleons sailing off the coasts of Ireland and England and an inset map of The Orkney Islands.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Map of Oxfordshire

      Oxford: No Publisher Mounted, framed and glazed map from Plot's Natural History of Oxford-Shire, c. 1677?, frame approximately 700mm x 740mm, map approximately 485mm x 500mm in size. Later hand colouring to map, cartouche and coats of arms. Old creases from folds, crease near the 'arms of the gentry' section (towards bottom left hand corner) possibly a score, small score to bottom right hand corner detaching a small piece of the map (though present). The most decorative map of the county, there were three editions of the book, 1676, 1677 and 1705, though there were no changes to the map so this could be from any of those editions. Engraved by Michael Burghers, who assisted in the engraving of Loggan's 'Oxonia Illustrata', the border contains one hundred and seventy-two coats of arms, with each armorial being keyed to a numbered residence on the map. Cordeaux and Merry - Oxfordshire:4; Madan 3130 (for the book in both cases). Unknown. Framed and Glazed. Good. Illus. by Burghers, Michael. Map.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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