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2012-11-05 18:42:50
Spon, Jacob & George Wheler.
Antoine Cellier, Lyon, 1678. French text with some Greek, [22], 405 pp., engraved frontispiece portrait of Spon / 417 pp., [13] / 204 pp., +226 pp., 32 plates, mostly folding, half-titles, title vignettes, contemporary brown full-calf, slightly rubbed, marbled endpapers in volumes I and II only, vol. III has blank endpapers, title gilt on raised and decorated spine, title on red labels, speckled outer edges, long tear to one plate in volume 1 without loss, previous owner’s inscription on title page of volume III, Bookplate of Gaspard de Clermont verso front cover of volume II, title on spine of volume 3 (Voyage De Wheler) is different to volumes 1 and 2, occasional spotting, otherwise set well preserved. This is one of the most important accounts of travels in the Levant, and the first description of Athens which was systematic, detailed, and trustworthy. as Laborde says, "la publication du voyage de Spon fut un evenement litteraire". Chateaubriand praised the work: "tout le monde connait le merite de cet ouvrage, ou l’art et l’antiquite sont traites avec une critique jusqu’alors ignoree". Spon and Wheler met in Italy in 1675; they travelled together with Francis Vernon to Zakynthos, where the two groups separated. Spon and Wheler continued by sea to Constantinople, and Vernon travelled overland. The great merit of Spon’s work is due to its combination of a careful and knowledgeable interest in classical antiquity with an accurate observation of men, manners and topography in Modern Greece. The whole of volume II is devoted to Greece and includes a glossary of modern Greek … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: FOLIOS LIMITED [London, United Kingdom]
2012-09-19 16:26:20
Ray John
London: John Martyn, 1678. Hardcover. Acceptable. pages vi, 441, vi (index), 77 plates at rear plus 2 copper plates on bird-netting in text. Folio. Three Considerable Discourses: I Art of Fowling, II Ordering of Singing Birds, III Falconry. Respined with original boards and original spine laid on. New label. Original endpapers. A manuscript text on "to Spin the Minnow" complete with illustration, on one of several blank, front endpapers. The boards are worn with the paper covering missing at edges. Edges rubbed through on leather corners to boards.For the first 30 pages there is some fraying and light staining to the side margin, not affecting text. otherwise the text block is clean
Bookseller: Goldcrestbooks
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2012-07-08 04:25:05
John Bill, Christopher Barker, Thomas Newcomb, Henry Hills
John Bill, Christopher Barker, Thomas Newcomb, Henry Hills, Llundain [London] 1678 - [500pp.]. Very early Prayer Book, Old and New Testaments in Welsh. Published 1677 - 1678. Worn condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed with splits and loss to spine. Loss to edges of first title. Some foxing and marks, but content in overall good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd
2012-06-28 00:16:37
Malvasia, Carlo Cesare.
2 vols., (XIV) 581, (II), 606 pp. text on the history of painting in northern Italy through the Baroque, index, numerous woodcut plates throughout showing portraits of artists, coats of arms, family trees, etc. Some very slight foxing, a few minor stains, and a few early notations in ink in margins. Large 8vo. Early vellum-backed boards, gilt details, very sl. rubbed at extremities. Bologna (Domenico Barbieri) 1678. Cicognara 23
Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books
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2012-06-27 14:18:11
Hobbes Thomas
London: J.C. for W. Crook, 1678. The First Edition of Hobbes' final work. With the folding plate, which is frequently lacking and a figure within the text. 8vo, in full calf of proper period style, the binding with raised bands ruled in blind and a black morocco label lettered and with decorate ruled frame in gilt viii, 136, (7) (1) pp. A very fine and handsome copy, complete with the license leaf, folding plate and all ads, rarely found such. The text very clean and fresh. VERY RARE AND HOBBES' FINAL WORK, PRODUCED AT AGE 90. Hobbes considered himself to be primarily a scientist and philosopher and only consequently a theorist of civil and ecclesiastical authority. His reputation, however, both in his own day and ours, is inextricably linked to his progressive theories in civil and church polity, despite more practical accomplishments in optical theory. DECAMERON PHYSIOLOGICUM was the final form of his mechanistic system of natural philosophy and the final word in the Wallis-Hobbes feud. "Hobbes last work of all was a new set of dialogues on physical questions, in the fashion of the earlier ones, but now with a stroke added at Wallis's doctrine of gravitation in the "De Motu". And a demonstration of the equality of a straight line to the arc of the circle was, of course, thrown in at the end, to show him true as ever to the desperate purpose that had maintained the long quarter of a century of strife." (C.G. Robertson)" On Page 116 Hobbes references Kepler, with whom he is in agreement, in a statement giving the age of the Earth. There are discussi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [United States]
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2012-06-25 21:51:54
Milton, John
Printed by S. Simmons 1678 3rd ed, London - 331pp An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy. Book block was trimmed at some point, and the previous owner rebound this copy about 40 years ago. When trimmed sometime in the past several hundred years some pages are trimmed tight, but the frontis has good margins with an inscription at the top edge. This is the last edition overseen by Milton. very good, rebound in tan leather (hardcover) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Ray Boas, Bookseller - Established 1980 [U.S.A.]
2012-06-25 07:30:23
CUDWORTH, Ralph
London: Richard Royston, 1678. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. pp.[20], 899, [85]. With frontispiece engraving by R. White after the painting by Jan Batista Caespers. Lacking the two advertisement leaves in the rear. Title is printed in red and black. All published. Page numbering is erratic but text is continuous. Interior pages contain some scattered foxing; an occasional page is moderately age-toned or uniformly foxed; periodic mild soiling, staining and general wear are present. The prelims and final leaves contain some minor chipping. A chip (15 mm long) is carefully patched on the inner edge of the frontispiece but skims the image by 4 mm inwards; a marginal tear, running half way along the outer edge of the impression is professionally sealed; the bottom margin of the plate is trimmed a few millimeters. The title page contains a name printed in an old hand; a spot of staining is present on the upper margin of the title (same on the frontispiece). A marginal tear is sealed on pp. 61, 475 and the upper part of p.883. A couple of marginal corners are chipped / torn. A chip in the outer margin of pp. 479 and a hole in the margin of p.825 are both patched with early paper. Rebound in full calf with blind tooled covers after an early period style. An old spine label is preserved. Ralph Cudworth (1617-1688) was an English theologian and a member of the so-called Cambridge Platonist circle which included the likes of Henry More. Cudworth’s “Intellectual System of the Universe” was an attempt to reconcile Atomism with Platonism and the belief that humans have … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books
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2012-06-25 07:30:23
CUDWORTH, Ralph
London Richard Royston 1678. First edition Folio. pp.[20], 899, [85]. With frontispiece engraving by R. White after the painting by Jan Batista Caespers. Lacking the two advertisement leaves in the rear. Title is printed in red and black. All published. Page numbering is erratic but text is continuous. Interior pages contain some scattered foxing; an occasional page is moderately age-toned or uniformly foxed; periodic mild soiling, staining and general wear are present. The prelims and final leaves contain some minor chipping. A chip (15 mm long) is carefully patched on the inner edge of the frontispiece but skims the image by 4 mm inwards; a marginal tear, running half way along the outer edge of the impression is professionally sealed; the bottom margin of the plate is trimmed a few millimeters. The title page contains a name printed in an old hand; a spot of staining is present on the upper margin of the title (same on the frontispiece). A marginal tear is sealed on pp. 61, 475 and the upper part of p.883. A couple of marginal corners are chipped / torn. A chip in the outer margin of pp. 479 and a hole in the margin of p.825 are both patched with early paper. Rebound in full calf with blind tooled covers after an early period style. An old spine label is preserved. Ralph Cudworth (1617-1688) was an English theologian and a member of the so-called Cambridge Platonist circle which included the likes of Henry More. Cudworth's "Intellectual System of the Universe" was an attempt to reconcile Atomism with Platonism and the belief that humans have immortal souls. The author th … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books
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2012-06-23 14:50:38
Iamblichus
Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano. 1678. n. Very Good. Folio. (40),316,(8)pp. Index. Title and double column text in Greek & Latin. Title page with a large copper engraved publisher's vignette. Orig. vellum, hand lettered spine, somewhat soiled. Small Cyrillic rubber stamp on final leaf of index. First text leaf torn at bottom fore-corner (no loss of text).
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc.
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2012-06-16 23:34:04
Winter (von Adlersflügel), Georg Simon
Nürnberg, Endter, 1678,. Folio. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 1 Kupfertafel (Doppelbl.) u. 45 großen Textkupfern. 9 Bl., 490 S., 4 Bl. Pp.. Lipperheide Tc 34. - Erste Ausgabe mit lat.-dt. Paralleltext. - Neu eingebunden, papierbedingt gebräunt, leicht stockfleckig, die letzten Indexseiten verknickt und restauriert, sonst gut erhalten.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal
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2012-06-14 14:17:01
Crasso, Lorenzo.
Neapel, Antonio Bulifon, 1678.. (8), 536 SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel und zahlr. figuralen Initialen und Zierstücken in Holzschnitt. Pergamentband der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel. Folio.. Erste Ausgabe. Alphabetisch geordnetes biobibliographisches Lexikon griechischer Autoren. - Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar der Königl. Bibliothek Kiel mit entsprechendem Stempel. Teilweise etwas gebräunt, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Ebert 5415. STC 271. Hoefer 12, 356: "Cet ouvrage [...] est curieux et recherche."
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2012-06-10 20:06:47
Lancellotti Secondo
Appresso il Guerigli, In Venetia 1678 - Legatura coeva in piena pelle con nervi, fregi e titolo oro al ds. Tagli colorati a spruzzo. Eccellente esemplare. Vinciana, 3424 e 3425 descrive esemplari di precedenti edizioni, escludendo che ve ne potessero essere state altre successive. Raro. 8vo (cm. 16,4), 32 cc.nn., 788 pp. (segue) Il Bartimeo cieco di Gerico di D. Secondo Lancillotti di Perugia, Abbate Olivetano, Accademico Insensato, Affidato, & Umorista, da pag. 789 a pag. 815. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member
2012-06-09 07:51:25
Brandis, Graf Franz von
Bozen Bey Paul Nicolaus Führer 1678,. 0 S., 8°, OLdr. Holzdeckel. 2 Teile: 234 Seiten, anderer Thail: 224 Seiten und 4 nicht paginierte Seiten: Fähler. Ein gefaltetes Titelkupfer (Ansicht Inssbruck), 1 Kupfer mit 13 Wappendarstellungen; im 2. Teil: 1 Kupfer mit 17 Wappen (Tafel an einer Stelle hinterlegt und restauriert), 1 Kupfer mit 36 Wappen, 5 Kupfer mit je 42 , 2 Kupfer mit je 56 Wappen, 1 Kupfer mit 43 Wappen, 1 Kupfer mit 17 Wappen. Manche Lagen locker, bez. lose. Rücken mit Lederfehlstelle oben auf 3 cm - siehe Photo), Einband berieben, Schließen fehlen.
Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH
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2012-06-06 14:48:19
Bartoli Daniello
Giacomo Zini, Venezia, 1678. In-12°, ( 135 x 70 mm) pp. [12], 324, legatura piena pergamena coeva. Traccie del tempo ma buon esemplare. L'opera, divisa in due parti, nella prima moraleggia sulla vita del savio e dell'uomo di lettere, nella seconda critica e condanna i più comuni difetti dei letterati: ladroneccio, lascivia, maldicenza, alterezza, avarizia, oscurità. Quest'opera, stampata per la prima volta a Roma dal Corbelletti nel 1645 ebbe un'immediato e strepitoso successo tanto da esaurire le otto edizioni stampate in quello stesso anno. Gamba 1780. Manca al Cat. Vinciana che cita altre edizioni, anche posteriori a questa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Giuseppina Biggio [TORINO, TO, Italy]
2012-06-04 17:34:20
Camfield, Benjamin.
Pr. by R. E. for Hen. Brome, London, 1678. On angels indeed, but also n part a reply to John Webster's "The displaying of supposed witchcraft," with the "appendix" treating of this having a separate dated title-page (pagination and register are continuous). With a preliminary imprimatur leaf and a final advertisement leaf (with errata). Provenance: Front pastedown rubber-stamped by the Library of the Colgate Rochester Divinity School. Remnants of a private library bookplate on front pastedown. 8vo. [16], 214, [2] pp. ESTC R18390; Wing (rev. ed.) C388. A "poor scholar's copy": rebinding would help immensely. 19th-century half leather over marbled paper-covered boards; very worn, covers detached, text split into sections. Previous owner's signature at top of title-page, ink numeral at bottom margin of p. [5], first (blank) page and last page reinforced with archival tape at inner edge, covering a portion of the errata and advertisement. Staining and a little soiling; marginal chips and tears. Volume now housed in a simple, acid-free phase box.
Bookseller: SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) [Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.]
2012-06-03 17:01:30
BEVERLAND (Adriaan);
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens [Paris, France]
2012-06-01 18:47:35
SPINOZA, BARUCH de. - [DEMANDING FREEDOM OF SPEECH]
A Cologne (Köln), Claude Emanuel, 1678. 12mo. Nice contemp. full calf. Raised bands, richly blindtooled compartments. A small nick to backcover. (30),531,(27),(2),30 pp. Old name on titlepage. Printed on good paper, internally fine and clean. Scarce first French edition of Spinoza's "Tractatus theologico-politicus", 1670. - Printing and the Mind of Man No. 153 (The Latin edition). The "Remarques." (30) pp. at end, was written by Spinoza himself for this French edition."Spinoza's thought, a fusion of Cartesian rationalism and Hebraic tradition in which he grew up, is a solitary but crystal-clear exposition of the theory of natural right. He defends with eloquence the liberty of thought and speech in speculative matters, and the Tractatus contains the first clear statement of the independence of each other of philosophy and religion, in that speculation and precepts of conduct cannot collide. Spinoza, to whom any controversy was abhorrent, did not publish the Tractatus undtil 1670, and then anonymously with a bogus imprint." (Printing and the Mind of Man). - The work was officially banned in 1674 by the State of Holland. Van der Linde, No. 11. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2012-06-01 11:00:57
DRYDEN, JOHN
(London): Henry Herringman, 1678. Octavo. (x), 78, (i)pp. First edition. The last play that Dryden wrote for the King’s Company, All for Love is an imitation of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. It was written in blank verse and focuses on the tragic last hours of the two star-crossed lovers’ lives. With a calligraphed bookplate on the first free endpaper stating that the book was presented to the author Louis Auchincloss in 1935 as the English Essay Prize at Groton School. A prolific writer who balanced both literary and legal careers for most of his life, Auchincloss wrote numerous essays and at least a book each year while working as a lawyer. Bound in brown cloth, gilt-titled on the spine, and with the Groton School seal in gilt on the front cover. Corners slightly rubbed, and a tear to the margin of one page that minimally affects the text has been skillfully repaired, else a very good association copy of Dryden’s best-known play.
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers
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2012-05-26 09:55:23
Mattioli, Pietro Andrea
Basel, Decker 1678. 35 cm. (8), 792, (72) Seiten mit Kupfertitel (in Faksimile), 1 Porträt (in Faksimile) und über 1000 Pflanzen-Holzschnitten im Text, teils nach Jobst Amman. Blindgepr. Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln - VD17 23:294577K - Nissen BBI 1311 - Heilmann 262 (vgl.) - Becker, Amman 46 d (irrig 1578) - Erweiterte deutsche Ausgabe des wegen der schönen Holzschnitten geschätzten Kräuterbuches. Bearbeitet von Bernhard Verzascha (Hirsch / Hübotter V, 736f), dem ein Karmen in Lateinisch und Griechisch gewidmet ist. "Matthiolus, ein italienischer Arzt und Gelehrter von Rang, ganz hervorragender Humanist, ging in seinen Kräuterbüchern - entsprechend der Gedankenwelt der Renaissance - wieder auf das klassische Wissen, besonders auf Dioscorides zurück. Seine Bücher sprachen insbesondere die Gelehrtenwelt an. Meist schrieb er in italienischer Sprache, was die Übersetzungen erleichterte ... Er bemühte sich vor allem um eine wissenschaftliche Renaissance der alten Klassiker. Durch seine Arbeiten wurden alle früheren Werke für die Gelehrten überflüssig und als überlebt beiseite gelegt. Sein bekanntestes Werk ist die große Prachtausgabe 1568 bei Valgrisius in Venedig: "Commentarii in sex libros Pedacii Dioscoridis" ... Sein schönstes Werk zeigt blattgroße Abbildungen, die besonders beim Publikum gut ankamen" (Heilmann). Einband restauriert; Titelblatt, 1 Blatt der Widmungsvorrede und das Karmen auf Bernhard Verzascha Papierverlust in den Rändern ergänzt; diese Seiten und Textteile in Faksimile auf gelblichem Papier: Kupfertitel, Porträt Bernhard Verzascha, Widmungsvorrede 1 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2012-05-25 20:06:37
Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein
1678 - Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein Illustrated plate from Hortus Malabaricus Amsterdam: 1678-1693 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 18 1/4” x 22” framed Hortus Malabaricus is the oldest comprehensive printed book on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics. It was compiled and printed by Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein, the then Dutch Governor of Cochin, a princely state of India, and published in 12 volumes, double folio size, in Amsterdam from 1678 through 1693. Van Rheede’s Hortus Malabaricus is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientest, technicians, illustrators and engravers, which collaboration of scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. The entire text of this book is in Latin. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medical properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala). The plants are described under their names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. The plates of the plants themselves are copperplate engravings wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco
2012-05-25 20:06:37
Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein
1678 - Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein Illustrated plate from Hortus Malabaricus Amsterdam: 1678-1693 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 18 1/4” x 22” framed Hortus Malabaricus is the oldest comprehensive printed book on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics. It was compiled and printed by Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein, the then Dutch Governor of Cochin, a princely state of India, and published in 12 volumes, double folio size, in Amsterdam from 1678 through 1693. Van Rheede’s Hortus Malabaricus is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientest, technicians, illustrators and engravers, which collaboration of scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. The entire text of this book is in Latin. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medical properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala). The plants are described under their names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. The plates of the plants themselves are copperplate engravings wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco
2012-05-25 20:06:37
Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein
1678 - Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein Illustrated plate from Hortus Malabaricus Amsterdam: 1678-1693 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 18 1/4” x 22” framed Hortus Malabaricus is the oldest comprehensive printed book on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics. It was compiled and printed by Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein, the then Dutch Governor of Cochin, a princely state of India, and published in 12 volumes, double folio size, in Amsterdam from 1678 through 1693. Van Rheede’s Hortus Malabaricus is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientest, technicians, illustrators and engravers, which collaboration of scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. The entire text of this book is in Latin. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medical properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala). The plants are described under their names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. The plates of the plants themselves are copperplate engravings wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco
2012-05-21 09:33:13
LIVIUS, TITUS,
Amsterdam, Daniel Elsevir (Elsevier), 1678. 12mo. 788 pp., printed in 2 columns. With engr. title. Hardcover. 19th century 3/4 morocco leather with marbled boards, spine gilt. VG/--. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2012-05-21 09:33:13
Livius, Titus] TITI LIVII
Daniel Elzevir, Amsterdam 1678 - 12mo. [ii], 7788p. 788p. A tall copy with engraved title-page featuring figures of Asia, Africa, and Neptune offering tributes to Rome. Text in double columns with head- and tail-pieces and decorated initials. Bound by Francois Bozerian, signed at foot of spine "Bozerian Jeune". Full red morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with black title label gilt and densely gilt panel ornaments, the covers with gilt floral rolls as borders. "The edition of 1678 is in one volume, in double columns, and may be pronounced a master-piece of printing. The text of Livy had never before appeared in so small a space." (Dibdin II, 167).Rahir #1680; Willems #1548; Goldsmid. Bibliotheca Curiosa II, 116; Brunet III, 1107; Ramsden. French Bookbinders 1789-1848, p. 41-2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A. [U.S.A.]
2012-05-09 14:57:21
MALEBRANCHE (Nicolas);
chez Andr? Pralard, A Paris, 1678. In-4 de (28)-603 pp., veau brun, dos orn? ? nerfs (reliure de l'?poque). Edition rare, en partie originale, publi?e quatre ans apr?s la premi?re. ? Malebranche tente de mettre en accord le dogme catholique et une philosophie librement inspir?e de Descartes, pour les unir dans la recherche de la v?rit? ? (En fran?ais dans le texte, 111).
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens [Paris, France]
2012-04-24 11:26:11
SCHUMANN, Robert 1810-1856
Leipzig Fr. Kistner [PN] 1678 [1849]. Folio. [1] (title printed within decorative dark red border), [2] (blank), [3] (contents), [4] (blank), 5-61 pp. Engraved. Disbound. Slightly worn; some minor staining and foxing.. First Edition. Hofmann p. 163. Hirsch Leipzig catalogue p. 34. McCorkle p. 324. Hoboken 15, 124. The ten parts also with separate pagination; plate numbers 1678 and 1679[-88] to foot of each page of music. "... the Spanishes Liederspiel... treated Geibel's translations... in quasi- dramatic form for vocal quartet, duet or solo with piano accompaniment... The poems later inspired Wolf and the genre Brahms. The style is novel; there are syncopations in the accompaniment and bold declamation in the voice, with free-ranging melodies, chromatic harmonies and independent piano parts. All this is often expressly related to the sense of the words." Walker, ed.: Robert Schumann, p. 151.
Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians
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2012-04-24 11:26:11
SCHUMANN, Robert 1810-1856
Leipzig: Fr. Kistner [PN] 1678. [1849]. Folio. [1] (title printed within decorative dark red border), [2] (blank), [3] (contents), [4] (blank), 5-61 pp. Engraved. & & Disbound. Slightly worn; some minor staining and foxing. . First Edition. Hofmann p. 163. Hirsch Leipzig catalogue p. 34. McCorkle p. 324. Hoboken 15, 124. The ten parts also with separate pagination; plate numbers 1678 and 1679[-88] to foot of each page of music. & & "... the Spanishes Liederspiel... treated Geibel's translations... in quasi-dramatic form for vocal quartet, duet or solo with piano accompaniment... The poems later inspired Wolf and the genre Brahms. The style is novel; there are syncopations in the accompaniment and bold declamation in the voice, with free-ranging melodies, chromatic harmonies and independent piano parts. All this is often expressly related to the sense of the words." Walker, ed.: Robert Schumann, p. 151.
Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC
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2012-04-19 15:05:35
BOCCALINI TRAIANO
- Castellana [ma Ginevra?], per Giovanni Hermano Widerhold, 1678. Tre volumi rilegati in due, in 8°, pp. (16) 508 (20); (24) 472 (recte 272], 48; (40) 319 (1) . Leg. coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso a 5 nervi ornato in oro. Bella antiporta allegorica incisa in rame, capilettera e testatine xilografiche. Edizione originale postuma. [Piantanida, 347; Graesse I, 457; Gamba, 514; Parenti, Falsi luoghi, 45)] [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Bozzi
2012-04-19 15:05:35
Boccalini Traiano
Per Giovanni Hermano Widerhold, Castellana, 1678. Legature coeve in piena pergamena non omogenee. Il primo vol. con nervi e titolo ms. al ds. (piccole mancanze ai margini dei piatti). Il secondo e terzo con titolo su tassello dipinto e ds. liscio. Edizione originale pubblicata postuma. 4to (cm. 24,2), 3 Voll., 9 cc.nn. compresa una carta bianca e la bella antiporta incisa su rame, 20 pp.nn. (Indice, qui legato all inizio del Vol.), 508 pp.; 12 cc.nn., 472 (recte 272) pp., 48 pp.; 20 cc.nn., 319(1) pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member [Roma, Italy]
2012-04-11 19:54:34
Serponte et Bregaziis, Franz Ferdinand
Prag, Fridrich Wentzl Swoboda, 1678. 4°. 34 x 19,5 cm. Frontispiz, Titelblatt, 3 Blatt, 448 Seiten, 17 Blatt. Pergamentband der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel (teils abgeblättert)., Umschlag 1. Auflage. Mit 2 Kupfern (Frontispiz und Porträt Serpontes). Einband berieben und bestoßen, Innenfalz teils eingerissen, Innendeckel sowie 3 Blätter mit Wurmfraß ohne Textverlust, Besitzerstempel auf Innendeckeln, verso Vorsatz und Titelblatt, Rückenbeschriftung von alter Hand. Gutes Exemplar.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR [Germany]
2012-03-28 10:39:08
[Livius, Titus] TITI LIVII
Amsterdam: Daniel Elzevir, 1678. Slight rubbing, about fine. 12mo. [ii], 7788p. 788p. A tall copy with engraved title-page featuring figures of Asia, Africa, and Neptune offering tributes to Rome. Text in double columns with head- and tail-pieces and decorated initials. Bound by Francois Bozerian, signed at foot of spine "Bozerian Jeune". Full red morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with black title label gilt and densely gilt panel ornaments, the covers with gilt floral rolls as borders. "The edition of 1678 is in one volume, in double columns, and may be pronounced a master-piece of printing. The text of Livy had never before appeared in so small a space." (Dibdin II, 167). Rahir #1680; Willems #1548; Goldsmid. Bibliotheca Curiosa II, 116; Brunet III, 1107; Ramsden. French Bookbinders 1789-1848, p. 41-2.
Bookseller: First Folio [U.S.A.]
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2012-03-27 16:09:01
PHILIPS, KATHERINE.:
London, Printed by T. N for Henry Herringman, 1678.. Third authorised folio edition, 1678. 4to, 290 x 180 mm, 11½ x 7 inches, frontispiece portrait engraved by William Faithorne, pages (34), 198; (8), 124, separate dated title pages for the 2 plays which follow the poems, bound in contemporary full calf, blind ruled border with small ornament at corners, raised bands with gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label to spine, edges marbled. Light pitting to surface of covers, spine rubbed, small repair at head of spine, very small chip to head of upper hinge and tiny chip to tail of spine, tiny crack at head and tail of lower hinge, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, fore-edge margin of frontispiece trimmed, 2 very small closed margin tears, neatly repaired, another closed tear due to a paper flaw runs from the top edge to the first line of text, neatly repaired with no loss of text, contents clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. Katherine Philips (1632-1664) the noted female poet, is remembered chiefly today for her accounts in her poems of her friendships with women. Her version of Corneille's tragedy La Mort de Pompee was first published in her lifetime in 1663. This was followed by an unauthorised 8vo edition of her poems shortly before her premature death from smallpox in 1664. This was withdrawn a few days after it appeared as having been inaccurately printed. The authorised (in folio) edition was prepared for publication by Katherine's friend Sir Charles Cotterell, Charles II's Master of Ceremonie … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-03-20 16:34:12
ORSATO SERTORIO.
per Pietro Maria Frambotto,, Padova, 1678. In-4° (335x230mm), pp. (16), 338, (26). Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Tagli colorati. Bell'antiporta allegorica, ritratto e tre tavole fuori testo incise in rame da G. Georgi e da Giacomo Ruffoni (monumento a Tito Livio, il territorio padovano ed il carroccio padovano). Qualche segno d'uso superficiale alla legatura, un forellino marginale di tarlo alla seconda parte dell'opera ed un paio di strappetti senza danno alle tavole, peraltro esemplare genuino, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione del solo volume pubblicato della maggiore opera storica su Padova impressa nel XVII secolo. Brunet, IV, 240. Lozzi, 3251 (in nota). Vinciana, 911. Buzzanca, 554: "L'opera è la sintesi monumentale dell'applicazione erudita dell'Orsato su Padova". Padova, Bibliografia storico-letteraria, 2073. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2012-03-07 09:13:40
Sonderbare Kirchen - Staat - und Welt - Sachen /Handlung von der Welt Alter:
Endter,, Nürnberg, 1678. 14 x 9 x 8 cm. 693 S + Regist und 27 Stammtafeln ( ca 200 S). ISBN: Keine. Erheblich späterer Einband im Stile der Zeit: Ganzpergamenteinband. Vorsätze erneuert. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Innen gut erhalten. Auch der moderne Einband in schönem Zustand. x. Auflage. Sprache: de, * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! GF. (MGT).
Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett [Berlin, Germany]
2012-03-05 13:18:07
Von Cochem, Martin
Herman Demen, Colln. 3 copperplate engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Colln, Herman Demen; 1678. 13 cm. Gathered in 12s. Presumably the 2nd edition, with changes made in pagination from the edition of 1675. This 1678 example paged thus, [20], 564, 93. *11, A12 - Z12, Aa6; a12 - d12. Page 564 misnumbered by the printer as 464. A slight yawn between the front endpage and the title page, combined with an apparently missing leaf in the collation of the preliminaries suggests that a frontis or added engraved title page may be missing. Otherwise complete and clean. 3 copperplate engravings are included in the pagination. Bound in stippled brown leather, appearing to be a mid to late 1700's rebinding. Leather over spine rubbed with mild nicking at spine ends and a small open tear near the tail. Spine unlettered. Speckled paint/ink decorated endsheets; all edges gilt, but dimmed. Mild worm traces to the last two leaves and pastedown. Prior ownership to bottom edge of rear endpage. Rare in institutional ownership and in the marketplace; only one 17th Century copy located In institutional hands, an example in silver binding of the 1675 edition at the Smithsonian. Generally VG though could be improved with minimal professional restoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: DogStar Books [Lancaster, PA, U.S.A.]
2012-02-19 00:52:08
[Missale romanum].
München, Thomas Jäcklin, 1678.. (64), 628, CXXIIII, (4), (8) SS. Durchgehend in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit gest. Titelvignette und 3 ganzs. Textkupfern sowie zahlreichen Holzschnittinitialen und gedruckten Noten. Kalbslederband der Zeit mit reicher Decken- und Rückenvergoldung auf vier Bünden. Dreiseitiger ziselierter Goldschnitt. Folio.. Seltenes, schön illustriertes Münchner Barockmissale, beigebunden noch - mit eigenem Titel - das Missae Propriae Sanctorum (München 1668). Der vielbenutzte Kanonteil (SS. 284-297) in den weißen Rändern noch im 18. Jh. mit Pergamentstreifen verstärkt, sonst innen weitestgehend sauber und kaum fingerfleckig. Der Einband im "a la fanfare"-Stil mit einem von einer dreifachen ornamentalen Bordüre umgrenzten Rahmen, darin enge Abfolge spiralförmigen Blütenwerks; die Ecken mit Blüten- und Knospenstempel. Das Mittelfeld, eingefaßt von einer Flechtwerkbordüre, mit einem Dekor aus Blüten und Knospen mit dem zentral gefaßten Monogramm "IHS" am Vorder- und Marienmonogramm am Hinterdeckel. Der Einband an den Kanten ewas bestoßen, die Vergoldung teils berieben. - VD 17, 12:703896H. Nicht in Weale/Bohatta.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2012-02-19 00:52:08
Missale romanum].
Munich, Thomas Jäcklin, 1678. - Folio. (64), 628, CXXIIII, (4), (8) pp. Printed in red and black throughout. With engr. title vignette and 3 full-page engravings in the text. Numerous woodcut initials and printed musical notes. Contemp. calf on four raised bands, spine and covers richly gilt. All edges goffered and gilt. Rare, finely illustrated Munich Baroque missal, including the "Missae Propriae Sanctorum" (Munich, 1668). The much-used canons (pp. 284-297) were remargined with vellum in the 18th century; interior otherwise largely clean and almost without any fingerstaining. Splendid binding in "à la fanfare" style. VD 17, 12:703896H. Not in Weale/Bohatta. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
2012-01-24 19:11:07
Polhill, Edward
London: Thos. Cockerill 1678 - London: Thos. Cockerill. 449 pp. 1678. Original boards. Edge points look nibbled. Leather binding faded. Two small pieces of the binding missing at the top and bottom of the spine. Front hinge cracked. One previous owner's signature on first fly leaf. Otherwise free of stray markings with some foxing throughout. Pages age-toned. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Parnassus Book Service, Inc
2011-12-28 12:28:34
George Mackenzie
Edinburgh: Printed by James Glen, 1678. An acceptable copy, definite browning, in a later full calf First edition (variant issue) of the first work devoted exclusively to the criminal law of Scotland, by George Mackenzie, Lord Advocate and "a considerable scholar", as well as the man who has come down to us as "Bloody Mackenzie" in his former role
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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2011-11-15 12:59:18
John Flavell
London - printed for R. White, 1678 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. An extremelyscarce,first edition of John Flavel's Divine Conduct. Bound in quarter leather. The title page is missing. Nonetheless, a very important early nonconformist text. Not seen at auction for the last 30 years. Date, Title and Publisher's information taken fromthe pagination match on the ESTC. John Flavel, 1627 1691, was an English Presbyterian clergyman. Flavel was born at Bromsgrove, Worcestershire and studied at Oxford. A Presbyterian, Flavel was first a minister of Diptford in Devon, and then for the majority of his life, of Dartmouth. The Five Mile Act of 1665 forced Flavel to Slapton, however, he continued to journey to and preach at Dartmouth secretly. After the Declaration of Indulgence 1687, Flavel returned to Dartmouth as a licensed Congregationalist minister and resumed public preaching. Flavelwas a prolific and popular author, as he sought to circumvent renewed persecution of nonconformists by continuing his ministry in print. Over the next ten years he published A Token for Mourners (1674), The Seaman's Companion (1676), Divine Conduct (1678), Sea Deliverances (c. 1679), The Touchstone of Sincerity (1679), The Method of Grace (1681), Navigation Spiritualized (1682), A Saint Indeed (1684), and Treatise on the Soul of Man (1685). (DNB). Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The rear board and free endpaper are detached and the front hinge is held by the cords only. There are at least two pages missing from the front of the text, including the title page. There is … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
2011-11-14 10:32:58
Wittenberg. - Sennert, Andreas,
Johannes Wilck., Wittenberg. Editio altera auctior & correctior. Wittenberg, Johannes Wilck. 1678. 8°. 8 unpag. S., 280 S. mit Vignetten. Ppbd. der Zeit, Exlibris. Rücken berieben. Notizen von alter Hand aV. Papier fleckenfrei. (s. Foto). Sprache: de Exlibris. Rücken berieben. Notizen von alter Hand aV. Papier fleckenfrei. (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster [Friedenweiler, BW, Germany]
2011-11-08 15:31:57
MARTÍNEZ DE LA PUENTE, Joseph.
M., Antonio Gonçalez de Reyes a costa de Gabriel de León, 1678, 29,5 x 21 cm., piel, 6 h. incluso portada a dos tintas y con escudo de Gabriel de León + 342 págs. + 15 h. (Obra rara. "Van al fin los Claros varones que florecieron en España, por Fernán Pérez de Guzmán" Palau). MEDIEVAL
Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos [Malaga, Spain]
2011-11-05 11:59:26
Beveridge, William
London: Typis S. Roycroft, 1678. 4to. (32), 462, (18)pp. Latin text interspersed with some Greek. Woodcut headpiece & large capitals. Cont. ruled calf, some darkening, old paper label at foot of spine. A reply to an "anonymous" attack (by Matthieu de Larroque) on Beveridge's SYNODIKON, on the early councils and synods of The Church. Wing B2090. Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2011-11-01 13:36:59
Camfield, Benjamin
London: Pr. by R. E. for Hen. Brome, 1678. London: Pr. by R. E. for Hen. Brome, 1678. 8vo. [16], 214, [2] pp. On angels indeed, but also n part a reply to John Webster's "The displaying of supposed witchcraft," with the "appendix" treating of this having a separate dated title-page (pagination and register are continuous). With a preliminary imprimatur leaf and a final advertisement leaf (with errata). Provenance: Front pastedown rubber-stamped by the Library of the Colgate Rochester Divinity School. Remnants of a private library bookplate on front pastedown. ESTC R18390; Wing (rev. ed.) C388. A "poor scholar's copy": rebinding would help immensely. 19th-century half leather over marbled paper-covered boards; very worn, covers detached, text split into sections. Previous owner's signature at top of title-page, ink numeral at bottom margin of p. [5], first (blank) page and last page reinforced with archival tape at inner edge, covering a portion of the errata and advertisement. Staining and a little soiling; marginal chips and tears. Volume now housed in a simple, acid-free phase box.
Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia
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2011-10-10 16:36:10
Petri Gonzalez de Salcedo - Pedro González de Salc
Typographia Imperiali 1678 - (OS72) - Matriti - Opus novis auctum quaestionibus, et elucubrationibus circa regum officium. Regi nostro Carolo II sacrum ductu serenissimi domini D. Ioannis Austriaci - 2 Tomos - Grabado en el frontispicio a página completa - Contiene 1113 páginas repartidos en los dos tomos - Encuadernación contemporánea en medio cuero verde - Lomo levemente desgastado - El autor es un importante jurisconsulto español y destacado tratadista; sobresale en distintas obras, siendo una de ellas dedicada al contrabando. Durante su vida defendió el gobierno del Rey, sin embargo, tuvo que lidiar con la Inquisición y Roma. - Hojas en muy buen estado.
Bookseller: LIBROSELCIDCAMPEADOR
2011-10-10 12:06:10
MARIANA, JUAN DE
1678 García de la Iglesia, Madrid 2 vol. .en esta última impresion de Don Felix Lucio de Espinosa y Malo todo lo sucedido desde el año 1669 hasta el de 1678. Escudos. 18 h. 751 pg, 13 h.6 h. 622 pg., 7 h. 30x22 cm. Enc. posterior pergamino. Trozo de lomo en mal estado. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. , )
Bookseller: Costa LLibreter [Vic, Spain]
2011-09-01 20:21:49
Francis Willughby, John Ray
LONDON : A[ndrew]. C[lark]. for John Martyn, 1678 A very good copy in a high quality full leather binding. With title page in red and black ink; preface; text in 3 books with 2 plates of bird traps bound in, and 2 tables which serve as early identification keys; an appendix; summary of falconry; index and 78 plates of birds (including the dodo) at the rear. This is the first English edition translated from the original Latin which was published in 1676, four years after Willughby's death by his friend and colleague John Ray. It marks one of the first attempts to take a rational, scientific approach to classifying birds. It is a matter of debate, and current research, as to whether Willughby or Ray played a greater part in its development. Ray supervised the publication. The illustrations were commissioned from a number of sources and some birds are depicted twice where the initial image was not very good.This copy lacks the original endpapers - perhaps lost during the later rebinding - but is complete including the additional falconry material. There is some browning to page edges. Some of the plates have some fraying at the very edges where the paper is more fragile. This is most marked in plates LXXVI and LXXVIII - which also has a slight crease.
Bookseller: E C Books [United Kingdom]
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2011-07-28 08:03:51
ALBIZZI Francesco].
Propaganda Fide, 1678. in-4, pp. (6), 349, (14), leg. p. perg. con nervi e tit. mss al d. Per il Melzi l'A. certamente è il Cardinale Albizzi che non volle comparire. Melzi II, p. 456. Bell'esempl. [081]
Bookseller: Studio bibliografico Scriptorium [Italy]
2011-07-16 19:24:46
RAY, J[OHN]
printed by John Hays, printer to the University, for W. Morden, Cambridge, 1678. 12mo, pp. [8], 414 plus leaf of Morden ads; full contemporary calf, red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; joints slightly rubbed, title-p. thumb-soiled, and a few old pencil and ink annotations on rear endpaper and flyleaf; overall a very good copy. First published in 1670, this book is still regarded as invaluable for the study of dialect and folklore. Ray (1627-1704) primarily known as a botanist and zoologist who was the first to lay down the correct principles of classification in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, attempted a similar application with proverbial literature. Though he never developed an ordered system that could be applied to literary studies, he has preserved nonetheless a unique and entertaining storehouse of lore, literature and wisdom. Wing R-387. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
2011-05-22 15:01:00
Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein
1678 - Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein Illustrated plate from Hortus Malabaricus Amsterdam: 1678-1693 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 18 1/4” x 22” framed Hortus Malabaricus is the oldest comprehensive printed book on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics. It was compiled and printed by Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakestein, the then Dutch Governor of Cochin, a princely state of India, and published in 12 volumes, double folio size, in Amsterdam from 1678 through 1693. Van Rheede’s Hortus Malabaricus is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientest, technicians, illustrators and engravers, which collaboration of scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. The entire text of this book is in Latin. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medical properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala). The plants are described under their names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. The plates of the plants themselves are copperplate engravings wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco
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