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         Paris et ses environs.

      Paris de Fer 1679 après 543 x 695 mm. Très rare plan de Paris de Jouvin de Rochefort, publié par Nicolas de Fer après 1679. C'est une réduction du plan en neuf feuilles que l'auteur publia entre 1672 et 1674. En haut à gauche, cartouche de dédicace orné, aux armes du dédicataire Simon Arnaud Seigneur de Pomponne. En haut à droite, les armes de France et de Paris sont soutenues par la figure symbolique de Lutetia. En bas à gauche, carte des environs de Paris, à droite table des rues pour la ville, la cité et l'université. C'est l'un des premiers plans à présenter Paris dans un axe Nord-Sud, la Seine étant représentée à l'horizontale. Anciennes pliures brunies et restaurées, avec petits manques. Boutier, 116C.

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        Les Six Voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier

      Les Six Voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Ecuyer Baron d'Aubonne, qu'il a fait en Turquie en Perse et aux Indes, pendant l'espace de quarante ans, par toutes les routes que l'on peut tenir: accompagnez d'obfervations particulières fur la qualité, la religion, le gouvernement, les coutûmes et le commerce de chaque païs, avec les figures, le poids et la valeur des monnoyes qui y ont cours. Première et seconde partie à Paris 1679. Reliure veau rigide, complets de toutes ses planches. Dans la seconde partie ancienne galerie de vers. Superbe exemplaire.

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        Tite et Berenice. Comedie heroique

      Paris, Guillaume de Luynes, 1679. (4) ff. et 76 pp maroquin rouge janséniste, dentelle dorée intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (Cuzin) 1679, 1679, in-12, (4) ff. et 76 pp, maroquin rouge janséniste, dentelle dorée intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (Cuzin), Seconde édition, partagée entre Guillaume de Luynes, Guignard, Loyson et Trabouillet. Bel exemplaire en maroquin signé de Cuzin. Petite fente à un mors, épidermure à la coiffe de tête

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        Factum pour les religieuses de S. Catherine les-Provins, contre les pères Cordeliers.

      Doregnal, Dierick Braessem, 1679 ; in-12 ; maroquin grenat, dos entièrement occupé par le titre dont le premier mot, le lieu abrégé et la date sont dorés sur des pièces couleur réglisse mosaïquées en tête et en queue, le restant du titre est en long, le tout dans un double encadrement doré, double filets dorés sur les plats, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées ; 210 (i.e 120), (4) pp. Ce factum serait de l'abbé Alexandre Varet, grand vicaire de M. de Gandrin, alors archevêque de Sens. Quant au lieu de l'impression, ne serait-ce pas l'anagramme du libraire éditeur l'Ange d'Or ? (Catalogue des livres de la Bibliothèque de M. Constant Leber (1939) par lui-même). Ex-libris bibliothèca Lamoniana : créée par Guillaume de Lamoignon, premier Président du Parlement de Paris sous Louis XIV, cette bibliothèque fut constituée par le rachat du fonds d'un juriste, constitué de 2500 volumes, que Guillaume de Lamoignon enrichit au fil du temps. Ce fonds fut également enrichi en 1762, par le Cabinet de livres grecs et latins précieux, provenant de la succession de M. Berryer, Secrétaire d'Etat à la Marine puis Garde des Sceaux ; après le décès de Chrétien François II de Lamoignon en 1789, la bibliothèque Lamoniana fut finalement vendue à des libraires anglais. Très bel exemplaire, dans une reliure tout à fait originale. L'ouvrage est lui d'une grande curiosité et a connu plusieurs éditions.

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        Observationes juris practicæ.

      Thet är/ åthskillige påminnelser uthi rättegångs saker/ grundade uthi gudz ord/ Sweriges lagh och recesser: förklarade aff then andelige och främmande werldzlige lagh: med förnähme lärde mäns skriffter och öfwereens stämmande stadfästade: tienlige få wäl kärandom som swarandom. Til rättelse och underwissning sammandragne för en rum tijd sedan. Med h.k.m. privilegio andra gång uplagde/ och i några måål förökade. Hwar hoos ock nu högtbemälte herres beskriffning om thess constantinopolitaniske resa och legation til Portam Ottomannicam bijfogad är. Sthlm, H. Keyser, 1679. 4:o. (16),330,(37,1 blank),1-93,(11) s. Samtida ngt nött och ganska solkigt pergamentbd med senare handskriven ryggtitel. Blåstänkta snitt. Aningen snedläst. Bitvis ngt fläckig och några blad med fuktränder. Titelbladet med vertikalt veck. De opaginerade bladen efter första pagineringsföljden delvis med mindre maskangrepp i nedre hörnet. Med Sven G. Sommelius namnteckning överst på titelbladet. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 808. Första upplagan utkom 1674. Med hyllningstext av J. Loccenius. Clas Rålamb (1622-98) var riksråd, överståthållare och president i Göta hovrätt. Han var en av tidens främsta och mest lärda politiker och jurister. Boken är en klassisk handledning i civil- och civilprocessrätt, ägande-, testaments- och arvsrätt m.m. Den avslutande avdelningen, som har separat deltitelblad och egen paginering, återfinns endast i denna upplaga och är den äldsta svenska reseskildringen till Turkiet. Rålamb reste dit 1658 som Karl X Gustavs sändebud med uppdraget att förhandla fram en pakt med det Osmanska riket mot Polen och Österrike

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        THE PAINTERS VOYAGE OF ITALY. In which all the famous Paintings of the most eminent Masters are particularised, as they are preserved in the several Cities of Italy.

      London, printed for Tho. Flesher, 1679.. Chiefly relating to their Altar-pieces, and such other Paintings as are Ornamental in their Churches. And also, many choice Pictures, kept as Jewels, in the Palaces of particular persons. Whereunto is added that excellent Collection of Signior Septale, in his Closet at Milan...Written originally in Italian by Giacomo Barri a Venetian Painter. Englished by W. L., of Lincolns-Inne, Gent. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH 1679 of the author's 1671 Viaggio Pittoresco d'Italia, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, engraved allegorical frontispiece with 'W: Lodge sct et fecit' printed on it, a full page map of Italy after A8, full page portraits with background of Michaelangelo, Titian, Paulo Veronese, Pietro da Cortona, and Raphael, pages: [12 of 16], 159, [1], LACKING A1 AND A2, DIRECTIONS TO BINDER AND LICENSE TO PRINT LEAF, title page is A3, bound in full contemporary calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, rebacked to style with raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered dark red morocco label, edges stained red, front free endpaper replaced with old paper. Corners worn, upper cover slightly scraped at edges, edges of pastedowns and original free endpaper lightly browned, frontispiece trimmed at fore-edge with loss of circa 5 mm (¼") of image, title intact but missing 'W' and 'sct' of artist credit in lower left corner, small brown spot to lower edge, also showing on title page, another at fore-edge of title page, old ink inscription at top of title page and 'THE' written neatly in ink above title, many upper margins trimmed, often shaving running titles, a small ink 'x' to some margins, 3 pages with several, (60-61 and 81), 1 brief ink note, an occasional small unobtrusive stain, trimed copy otherwise a good sturdy copy, lacking 2 prelim leaves as noted. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Mémoires pour servir à l'Histoire des Plantes

      Imprimerie Royale, 1679. In - 12 (165 x 100 mm), (8) ff. - 329 pp., veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Seconde édition, ornée d'une vignette de titre, un cul - de - lampe et une vignette d'en - tête. Ex - libris Eloi Johanneau (1770 - 1851), ami de La Tour d'Auvergne qui lui légua sa bibliothèque, censeur de la Librairie de 1811 à 1814, après 1830, il devint conservateur des monuments d'art des résidences royales. Note manuscrite de sa main in fine : "Ce livre est dans son genre ce que le Discours sur (sic) la méthode par Descartes est dans le sien (.), ce n'est pas une histoire des plantes; mais il offre les plus sages directives pour la bien faire, et d'excellens avis à suivre dans toute autre étude. Il est digne en tout de la société illustre dont il émane". (reliure usagée, coiffes manquantes, charnière du premier plat fendue, coins émoussés, rousseurs). / / 12o (165 x 100 mm), (8) ff. - 329 pp., brown calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Second edition, illustrated with a vignette on title, a cul - de - lampe and a heading vignette. Ex - libris Eloi Johanneau (1770 - 1851), friend of La Tour d'Auvergne who passed his library on to him, deputy head of Library from 1811 to 1814 ; after 1830 he became "conservateur des monuments d'art des résidences royales". Handwritten note by him at the end : "Ce livre est dans son genre ce que le Discours sur (sic) la méthode par Descartes est dans le sien (.), ce n'est pas une histoire des plantes; mais il offre les plus sages directives pour la bien faire, et d'excellens avis à suivre dans toute autre étude. Il est digne en tout de la société illustre dont il émane". (used binding, lacking top and bottom of spine, hinge of first cover cracked, corners used, brownings

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        Bouquet (Le) sacré. Auquel l'auteur décrit ses voyages en Grèce, en Egypte, en Arabie, en Palestine ; et les singularités qu'il a remarqué à Alexandrie, sur le Nil, au grand Caire, en Judée, Samarie, Galilée, Phénice, à Tyr, à Sidon, en Syrie, à Baruti, à Tripoli, au Mont Liban, en toute la Terre Sainte : où sont aussi rapportées sommairement les moeurs et humeurs des Nations Orientales. Deuxième édition [...] par le père Fr. Louys Cavaili.

      Lyon, Claude La Roche, 1679 ; petit in-8 ; demi-basane fauve, titre doré (reliure du XIXe) ; (16), 497, (15) pp. Ouvrage imprimé sur vergé superfin. Véritable livre de voyage, l'auteur nous guide dans tout le Moyen Orient, de la Syrie à l'Egypte ; il a divisé son ouvrage en quatre parties : les voyages en Grèce, Egypte, Arabie et Palestine ; les lieux Saints ; ses voyages en Palestine même, Liban et Syrie ; les différents peuples qui y vivent : description, moeurs, coutumes, religion, rapports aux autres, etc. Edité pendant tout les XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, cet ouvrage l'a également été en 2008 ; il représente en effet un précieux témoignage des voyages au début du XVIIe siècle.Marges un peu courtes, les deux derniers feuillets de table sont déchirés au coin supérieur avec toute petite perte de quelques lettres et chiffres ; l'intérieur est frais.

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        Solemnidad festiva aplausos publicos, aclamaciones ostentosas qve hizo esta ... ciudad de Los Reyes Lima. A la publicacion del breve de la beatificacion del bienaventurado S. Francisco Solano.

      Lima: Imp. por Luis de Lyra Small 4to. [5] ff., ff. 1–23, [2], 25–30, plt.. 1679 Franciscan missionary Casasola here details in lively prose the celebrations held in Lima upon notification of the beatification of his fellow Franciscan Francisco Solano. The soon-to-be saint was a member of the Province of the Twelve Apostles (i.e., the Franciscan province of Peru) and was a dedicated missionary among the native populations of Peru, Paraguay, and the Argentine. Solano (1549–1610) was born in Montilla, Spain, and knew Garcilaso de la Vega, El Inca, who settled in Montilla in 1561. Solano entered the Franciscan order and modelled his life on that of St. Francis of Assisi so successfully that he was popularly known among his brethren as "Franciscus redivivus." => The utterly charming, naive engraving that graces Casasola's text depicts Solano preaching to a group of Indians while the densely busy background offers a panoramic "map" of Peru. Searches of NUC and WorldCat locate only three U.S. libraries reporting ownership — none west of Indiana. Contemporary vellum over pasteboards, all edges speckled red, lacking ties; hinges (inside) open or partially so with text block still nicely attached to vellum. Lower outside, blank corner of title-page torn with loss and replaced by a fine example of leafcasting. => A very good copy.

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        Saint Augustin, Sancti Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis episcopi operum, complet en 8 volumes 11 tomes

      1679 Sancti Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis episcopi operum Edité à Paris par Franciscus Muguet, de 1679 à 1700 Le dernier volume traite de sa vie et présente un beau frontispice en pleine page 11 tomes reliés en 8 volumes reliure pleine basane, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons, titrés et tomés Grand in-folio (43 x 28 cm) Bon état intérieur de l'ensemble, dernier volume : mouillures claires par endroit, petites vrillettes sans abimer le texte, manque de papier sur les trois premières pages sans toucher à l'imprimé Pour la reliure : la plupart des coiffes sont manquantes, nombreux mors fendus et coins émoussés, manques de cuir par endroitSatisfaisant

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        NOUVELLE METHODE POUR APPRENDRE A TRACER FACILEMENT LES CADRANS SOLAIRES SUR TOUTES SORTES DE SURFACES PLANES, A LAQUELLE ON A AJOUTE, 1. UNE MANIERE SIMPLE, & GENERALE DE TRACER LES CADRANS DE REFLEXION. 2. LA CONSTRUCTION D'UN CADRAN CYCLIQUE FORT CURIEUX. 3. UNE TABLE GENERALE DES LATITUDES & LONGITUDES, SELON LES OBSERVATIONS DES MATHEMATICIENS LES PLUS ESTIMES DU SIECLE. PAR MONSIEUR C***.

      1679A PARIS. CHEZ ESTIENNE MICHALLET.1679.IN-12 (10 X 16 X 2 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (12) + 66 + (1) ET 53 PAGES PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU HAVANE, DOS A QUATRE NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE. ILLUSTRE DE 4 PLANCHES REPLIEES HORS TEXTE. EDITION ORIGINALE TRES RARE. SI L'AUTEUR DE CET OUVRAGE N'EST PAS FORMELLEMENT IDENTIFIE, ON TROUVE IN-FINE UN "AVIS AU LECTEUR", SE REFERANT A MICHAEL BUTTERFIELD (1634-1724) : "LE SIEUR BUTTERFIELD FABRICATEUR DES INSTRUMENS DE MATHEMATIQUE, AU FAUXBOURG S. GERMAIN, RUE NEUVE DES FOSSES, AUX ARMES D'ANGLETERRE, FAIT FORT PROPREMENT LE CADRAN CYCLIQUE, LA REGLE DE LA FIGURE FONDAMENTALE, & LA MACHINE PROPRE A POSER LES AXES DES CADRANS." PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE SANS GRAVITE, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Provinciale, (Seu Constitutiones Angliae,) Continens Constitutiones

      1679. Copy of a Principal English Treatise on Canon Law Owned by a Liturgical Scholar and the Bishop of Bombay [Lyndwood, William (c.1375-1446)]. [Badius, Josse (1462-1535), Editor]. Provinciale, (Seu Constitutiones Angliae,) Continens Constitutiones Provinciales Quatuordecim Archiepiscoporum Cantuariensium, Viz. A Stephano Langtono ad Henricum Chichleium; Cum Summariis Atque Eruditis Annotationibus, Summa Accuratione Denuo Revisum Atque Impressum. Auctore Gulielmo Lyndwood, J.U.D. Officiali Curiae Cantuariae, dein Privati Sigilli Custode, Demum Episcopo Menevensi. Cui Adjiciuntur Constitutiones Legatinae d. Othonis, Et d. Othoboni, Cardinalium, & Sedis Apostolicae in Anglia Legatorum, Cum Profundissimis Annotationibus Johannis de Athona, Canonici Lincolniensis. Huic Editioni nunc Primum Accesserunt Constitutiones Provinciales Antedictorum Archiepiscoporum, & Aliorum, Sine Glossematis in Ordinem Digestae. Omnia ab Innumeris, Quibus Undique Scatebant, Erroribus Atque Mendis Purgata ac Restituta. Oxford: Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus, Impensis Ric. Davis, 1679. [64], 356, 155, [21], 77, [3] pp. Main text in parallel columns with linear glosses. Folio (13-1/4" x 8-3/4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, lettering piece and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, corners repaired, endpapers renewed, hinges reinforced, lower portion of p. 77 (blank portion below text) and following rear endleaf renewed. Moderate rubbing and light scuffing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing. Numerous annotations and bookseller descriptions of different editions of this work to front and rear endleaves by Christopher Wordsworth, annotations and underlining to a few leaves of text. A leaf of notes in Wordsworth's hand and a 1950 letter from a bookbinder laid in. Ex-library. Small inkstamp to verso of title page. An appealing copy with interesting associations. * Later edition. Main text followed by nineteen-page, two-part index (Tabula). Compiled around 1433 and first published around 1483-1485, Provinciale is the main authority for early English canon law. Divided into five books, it is a digest of the synodal constitutions of the province of Canterbury, from the period of Archbishop Stephen Langton [c.1155-1228] to that of

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        Histoire de la véritable origine de la troisième race des Rois de France composée par Monsieur le duc d'Espernon, et publiée par M. de Prade.

      Paris Sébastien Cramoisy 1679 2 parties en 1 vol. in-12 de (14) pp. (titre, épître dédicatoire, errata, privilège) 84 pp. 179 pp. 242 pp. (sig. ã6, ?12, ?12, õ12, ?6, A-G12, H6 ; A-I12, K4 - pagination 73-92 omise ; f. K4 d'errata relié en tête), demi-maroquin rouge sur veau brun, dos à nerfs, supra-libris, pièces d'armes sur maroquin rouge au centre des plats reprises en pied du dos, frise sur les coupes, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale rare en deux parties précédées du Discours ou sommaire du livre composé par Monsieur le Duc d'Espernon, de la véritable origine de la troisième race des Rois de France. Traité savant et curieux, la Véritable origine fut publiée en réponse à l'Origine de la Maison Royale du Père Jésuite Adrien Jourdan. Jean Baptiste Gaston Goth, Marquis de Rouillac, Duc d'Espernon y établit l'union des trois "races royales" approuvée par les meilleurs historiens que Prade a réduits à trois classes dans son discours d'introduction. En réponse, Jourdan publia en 1683 La critique de l'origine de l'auguste maison de France. Proche de Cyrano de Bergerac, le polygraphe Jean Le Royer de Prade à la fois historien, dramaturge, poète, héraldiste et généalogiste français né vers 1624 est passé à la postérité pour son Discours du tabac et un distique adressé à Ronsard attribué à Charles IX : Tous deux également nous portons des couronnes / Mais roy je les reçois, poète tu les donnes. Exemplaire Nully de Grosserve à Beauvais cité par Olivier-Hermal-Roton (pl. 336, Bibliothèque de M. Jousselin) établi dans sa première reliure en veau brun couverte à l'époque d'un demi-maroquin rouge armorié. Ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre du temps sur la page de titre Louis Godin. Louis Godin des Odonais (1704-1760) astronome, membre de l'Académie des sciences en 1725, fut envoyé au Pérou en 1736 avec Bouguer et La Condamine, pour déterminer la figure et la mesure de la Terre. Chiffre couronné DG sur le contreplat supérieur accolé à un second chiffre sur fond noir, les deux non identifiés. Correction manuscrite à l'encre du temps au bas de la page 22 (partie I). Collation conforme au seul exemplaire complet de ses trois parties, recensé au Catalogue collectif de France (Paris-Bibliothèque de la Sorbonne-BIS) ; a échappé à Saffroy qui mentionne la deuxième édition de 1580 (I, 10548).

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        S. Veit am Flaum (Fiume).

      - Tratta dalla "Topographia Provinciarum Austriacarum, Styriae, Carinthiae, Carniolae, Tyrolis etc.", Francoforte, 1679 circa. Incisione in rame all’acquaforte, b/n, cm 21,2 x 33,2 ca. (alla lastra) più margini. Pianta prospettica della città di Fiume, con vascelli in mare e rosa dei venti in basso a sinistra. Agli inizi del secondo millennio, Fiume la si trova con il nome latino di "Flumen" (tradotto dai croati in Reka, Rika o Rijeka) e nel Medioevo fu anche conosciuta come "Terra Sancti Viti", dal momento che l'uso della lingua latina appare costantemente nei documenti della pubblica amministrazione, così come, nelle epoche successive, l’uso della lingua italiana. Esemplare a pieni margini e in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Book of Origins -Genealogy of Isobel Kemp Cox ? Complied by Marion Buckley Cox,branching back to a witness of the signing of the Magna Carta

      Bailey's (6th Ed) Photo=Ancestral Record with Supplements.. A comprehensive genealogy of the Cox Family dating all the way back to the early 1600s with some branches of the family reaching back even further. The Cox family has a rich history where they were both apart of or witness to some of the major events in American and English History. From witnessing the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215, to being one of the first settlers of New Amsterdam (modern day New York City) and Hartford, CT. The genealogy narrative indicates family participation in the Boston Tea Party and Bacon?s Rebellion in 1679. The book itself was designed by the Rev. Frederic W Bailey, and it is his sixth edition of the Photo-Ancestral Record Book. Recorded in the book are the names, location of birth, and birth and death dates for each branch of the family tree. Where the complier of this genealogy knew; added in are burial locations, when individuals immigrated to America, including the ship they traveled on, as well as notations on where she discovered this information. Photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, family letters, and other ephemera adorn the pages throughout this treasure. As one continues to read through this genealogy it almost seems as though there wasn?t one important event or figure in American history that was not connected to this family. Family Connections and Family Lore of Note: The Temple branch of the Cox Family Tree is said to be descent from the famous Lady Godiva and the Earls of Mercia. George Yeardley, whose ancestor witnessed the signing of the Magna Carter, was one of the first settlers in Jamestown, and three time colonial Governor of the British Colony of Virginia.  His wife, Temperance Flowerdew, was one of the witness to the Last Will and Last Testament of John Rolfe?s, husband to Pocahontas. Hamutal Hammond Welsh (1735 ? 1815) ?conceived a great dislike for her husband?, apparently tried to kill him several times, even burning down their barn at one point. Captain John Clapp, who later became the Clerk of the First Provincial Assembly in New York, is said to have barely escaped being eaten by an alligator in South Carolina. William King and his wife Dorothy came to America and settled in Salem. After converting to Quakerism, suffered persecution at the hands of the local government in the 1660s. The family ghost story of ?Aunt Swan?, Elizabeth Donnell, wife of General John Swan, who dreamt that Death himself was coming for her, and a week later mysteriously died suddenly. It is said her ghost still haunts the house she died in, and she has become known as the ?Lady in White?. Elias Nexen (1740 ? 1831) was appointed first Collector of the Port of New York under the Continental Congress. Jacob Bump served with General James Wolfe during the French and Indian War and participated in the taking of Quebec in 1759. John Donnell owned the ?Willow Brook? house for a time in Baltimore, Maryland, which housed the famed ?oval room?. This house was one of the first times, besides the White House, that an oval room was used in America. Gustav Lurman, who served in the 1st Maryland Cavalry, CSA, during the Civil War was saved by ?Aunt Charlotte?, an African American woman who hid him when he crossed the northern lines while on duty. Enos Bronson, or ?Uncle Enos? was an editor for the Federalist Gazette of the United States, and supposedly took over Benjamin Franklin?s printing press.

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        Book of Origins -Genealogy of Isobel Kemp Cox – Complied by Marion Buckley Cox,branching back to a witness of the signing of the Magna Carta

      Bailey's (6th Ed) Photo=Ancestral Record with Supplements. - A comprehensive genealogy of the Cox Family dating all the way back to the early 1600s with some branches of the family reaching back even further. The Cox family has a rich history where they were both apart of or witness to some of the major events in American and English History. From witnessing the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215, to being one of the first settlers of New Amsterdam (modern day New York City) and Hartford, CT. The genealogy narrative indicates family participation in the Boston Tea Party and Bacon’s Rebellion in 1679. The book itself was designed by the Rev. Frederic W Bailey, and it is his sixth edition of the Photo-Ancestral Record Book. Recorded in the book are the names, location of birth, and birth and death dates for each branch of the family tree. Where the complier of this genealogy knew; added in are burial locations, when individuals immigrated to America, including the ship they traveled on, as well as notations on where she discovered this information. Photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, family letters, and other ephemera adorn the pages throughout this treasure. As one continues to read through this genealogy it almost seems as though there wasn’t one important event or figure in American history that was not connected to this family.Family Connections and Family Lore of Note: The Temple branch of the Cox Family Tree is said to be descent from the famous Lady Godiva and the Earls of Mercia. George Yeardley, whose ancestor witnessed the signing of the Magna Carter, was one of the first settlers in Jamestown, and three time colonial Governor of the British Colony of Virginia. His wife, Temperance Flowerdew, was one of the witness to the Last Will and Last Testament of John Rolfe’s, husband to Pocahontas. Hamutal Hammond Welsh (1735 – 1815) "conceived a great dislike for her husband", apparently tried to kill him several times, even burning down their barn at one point. Captain John Clapp, who later became the Clerk of the First Provincial Assembly in New York, is said to have barely escaped being eaten by an alligator in South Carolina. William King and his wife Dorothy came to America and settled in Salem. After converting to Quakerism, suffered persecution at the hands of the local government in the 1660s. The family ghost story of "Aunt Swan", Elizabeth Donnell, wife of General John Swan, who dreamt that Death himself was coming for her, and a week later mysteriously died suddenly. It is said her ghost still haunts the house she died in, and she has become known as the "Lady in White". Elias Nexen (1740 – 1831) was appointed first Collector of the Port of New York under the Continental Congress. Jacob Bump served with General James Wolfe during the French and Indian War and participated in the taking of Quebec in 1759. John Donnell owned the "Willow Brook" house for a time in Baltimore, Maryland, which housed the famed ‘oval room’. This house was one of the first times, besides the White House, that an oval room was used in America. Gustav Lurman, who served in the 1st Maryland Cavalry, CSA, during the Civil War was saved by "Aunt Charlotte", an African American woman who hid him when he crossed the northern lines while on duty. Enos Bronson, or "Uncle Enos" was an editor for the Federalist Gazette of the United States, and supposedly took over Benjamin Franklin’s printing press.

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        Animadversiones in observationes chronologicas R. P. P. Possini, societatis Jesu ad Pachymerem

      apud Petrum Palliot, 1679. - apud Petrum Palliot, Divione (Dijon) 1679, in 4 (21x16cm), 3f. et 79pp., Un Vol. broché. - First Edition. Non comune, una copia della BN Francia e Digione. Brossura, i notebook sono stati probabilmente rimosso da un libro che conteneva diversi libri. Il libro è una esegesi della cronologia universale basato sul lavoro del Padre e Possini scolaste Pachymeres bizantini, che sembrava visse nel secolo XI. Ci sono diverse tabelle contenenti i cicli della luna e il sole ei mesi corrispondenti. Fine del libro, due lettere in francese in tempo Petau convinzioni circa la tempistica dei Greci. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Peu courant, un exemplaire à la BN de France et à Dijon. Broché , les cahiers ont sans doute été retirés d'un livre qui contenait plusieurs ouvrages. Le livre est une exégèse de la chronologie universelle basée sur l'oeuvre du Père Possini et du scolaste Bysantin Pachymère, qui semblait-il vivait au XIe siècle. On trouve plusieurs tableaux contenant les cycles de la lune et du soleil et les mois correspondants. En fin d'ouvrage, deux lettres en français sur les convictions chronologiques de Petau à propos du calendrier des grecs.

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        LE JOURNAL DES SCAVANS 1765-1774.

      No. 1-170. Amsterdam: Le Grand 1679-1753. + Nos. 1-79. Combine avec les Memoires de Trévoux. Suite des CLXX Volumes du Journal des Scavans. Amsterdam: Rey 1754-1763. + Nos. 1-74. Avec des extraits Des meilleurs Journaux de France & d' Angleterre. Suite des CLXX. Volumes du Journal des Scavans, & des LXXIX. Volumes du même Journal combiné avec les Mémoires de Trévoux. Amsterdam: Rey 1764-1774. Illustr. with copperengravings, some folded. 12mo. In 304 contemporary full leatherbinding with coloured labels, richly gilt on spines and with noble book stamp in gold on boards.. Red edges. Some bindings weakly marked of use and time, internally generally clean and well-preserved. Lacking 1st series nos. 4, 32/1, 45, 62, 114, 131, 145, 147, 156, 163, 167 and 170. From 2nd series lacking 4, 14 and 43. From 3rd series lacking nos. 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28. The Journal des sçavans, established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe. Its content included obituaries of famous men, church history, and legal reports. The first issue appeared as a twelve-page quarto pamphlet on Monday, 5 January 1665. The journal ceased publication in 1792, during the French Revolution, and, although it very briefly reappeared in 1797 under the updated title Journal des savants, it did not re-commence regular publication until 1816. From then on, the Journal des savants was published under the patronage of the Institut de France. From 1908, it was published under the patronage of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. It continues to be a leading academic journal in the Humanities. In the late Middle Ages scientific knowledge was a huge corpus built over centuries by the admirable effort of scholars who tried to synthesize Aristotelian philosophy with Christian tradition. In the early modern era and reaching the seventeenth century, we find a number of important names who are committed to establishing this scientific knowledge on a firmer background. Just to mention a few, we have Francis Bacon, Galileo, Descartes, Robert Boele, Spinoza, Leibniz, Newton and many others who were involved in the search for a common core of wisdom, that is, a philosophical core in which knowledge could base, which would allow them to face the philosophical tradition they received. They sought new avenues to reach the unity of knowledge under a new paradigm, which included the trial and subsequent reporting of results to colleagues, in the format of letters in the beginning and later, due to the press, it was possible to broadly widespread them. Then, in 1665, emerged in different ways, on the one side and on the other side of the English Channel, the first two "scientific publications", which preceded the current. These publications were the Journal des Sçavans and the Philosophical Transactions, later renamed to Journal des Savants and Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, respectively. On January 5, 1665 it was published in Paris the first issue of the Journal des Sçavans, under the sponsorship of private lawyer and member of the vestment Denis Sallo, Sieur de a Coudraye (pseudonym Sieur d'Hédonville) supported by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Minister of Economy, who two years later founded the Académie Royale des Sciences (December 1666). The Journal des Sçavans proclaimed from the beginning its ambition to spread news about the books and the people of "République des lettres," which not only included scientific research as we know it, as well as intensive discussions on the Cartesian philosophy, filling all areas of thought in this century, both for and against. Descartes was the subject of scholarly talks in Paris and the provinces, and for more than 50 years there was not a single book published in France that did not have a philosophical discussion with Descartes as an object. The Journal des Sçavans imposed a new writing style and ways to disseminate scientific knowledge. [Ernesto Spinak and Abel L Packer].

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        Theuerdank] Der Aller-Durchleuchtigste Keiser, Oder die Rittermassige, Hoch-Theure, Hochst-Gefahrliche und Glorwurdigste Gros-Thaten, Abentheuer, Glucks-Wechslungen und Siges-Reichen.

      Mattaeo Schultes, Augsburg 1679 - Originally printed in 1517, this work is an epic allegorical poem commissioned to celebrate the exploits and heroic feats of the Emperor Maximilian I (represented by Theuerdank) who overcomes the difficulties attending him on his journey for and with his bride Mary of Burgundy. It is assumed that Maximillian himself had a considerable share in the composition, and may have made the first drafts in 1508-08. The finishing and general editing was then undertaken by Maximilian's private secretary M. Pfuntzing. Densely worded Gothic type title page printed in red & black. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, and 117 finely printed large woodcuts (1 is hand-colored) by Leonhard Beck, Hans Burgkmair, Hans Schaufelein, et al., followed by 58 pages of text. Decorative initials and head/tailpieces throughout. Short folio, older vellum-backed boards (outer joint repaired, otherwise only lightly worn but with stain on rear cover). Augsburg: Mattaeo Schultes, [1679]. A very good clean copy of this scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE JOURNAL DES SCAVANS 1765-1774.

      1679 1679 - No. 1-170. Amsterdam: Le Grand 1679-1753. + Nos. 1-79. Combine avec les Memoires de Trévoux. Suite des CLXX Volumes du Journal des Scavans. Amsterdam: Rey 1754-1763. + Nos. 1-74. Avec des extraits Des meilleurs Journaux de France & d' Angleterre. Suite des CLXX. Volumes du Journal des Scavans, & des LXXIX. Volumes du même Journal combiné avec les Mémoires de Trévoux. Amsterdam: Rey 1764-1774. Illustr. with copperengravings, some folded. 12mo. In 304 contemporary full leatherbinding with coloured labels, richly gilt on spines and with noble book stamp in gold on boards. Red edges. Some bindings weakly marked of use and time, internally generally clean and well-preserved.Lacking 1st series nos. 4, 32/1, 45, 62, 114, 131, 145, 147, 156, 163, 167 and 170. From 2nd series lacking 4, 14 and 43. From 3rd series lacking nos. 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28. * The Journal des sçavans, established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe. Its content included obituaries of famous men, church history, and legal reports. The first issue appeared as a twelve-page quarto pamphlet on Monday, 5 January 1665. The journal ceased publication in 1792, during the French Revolution, and, although it very briefly reappeared in 1797 under the updated title Journal des savants, it did not re-commence regular publication until 1816. From then on, the Journal des savants was published under the patronage of the Institut de France. From 1908, it was published under the patronage of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. It continues to be a leading academic journal in the Humanities.In the late Middle Ages scientific knowledge was a huge corpus built over centuries by the admirable effort of scholars who tried to synthesize Aristotelian philosophy with Christian tradition. In the early modern era and reaching the seventeenth century, we find a number of important names who are committed to establishing this scientific knowledge on a firmer background.Just to mention a few, we have Francis Bacon, Galileo, Descartes, Robert Boele, Spinoza, Leibniz, Newton and many others who were involved in the search for a common core of wisdom, that is, a philosophical core in which knowledge could base, which would allow them to face the philosophical tradition they received. They sought new avenues to reach the unity of knowledge under a new paradigm, which included the trial and subsequent reporting of results to colleagues, in the format of letters in the beginning and later, due to the press, it was possible to broadly widespread them.Then, in 1665, emerged in different ways, on the one side and on the other side of the English Channel, the first two "scientific publications", which preceded the current. These publications were the Journal des Sçavans and the Philosophical Transactions, later renamed to Journal des Savants and Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, respectively.On January 5, 1665 it was published in Paris the first issue of the Journal des Sçavans, under the sponsorship of private lawyer and member of the vestment Denis Sallo, Sieur de a Coudraye (pseudonym Sieur d'Hédonville) supported by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Minister of Economy, who two years later founded the Académie Royale des Sciences (December 1666). The Journal des Sçavans proclaimed from the beginning its ambition to spread news about the books and the people of "République des lettres," which not only included scientific research as we know it, as well as intensive discussions on the Cartesian philosophy, filling all areas of thought in this century, both for and against. Descartes was the subject of scholarly talks in Paris and the provinces, and for more than 50 years there was not a single book published in France that did not have a philosophical discussion with Descartes as an object.The Journal des Sçavans imposed a new writing style and ways to disseminate scientific knowledge. [Ernesto Spinak and Abel L Packer]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monumentaum extremi honoris..Principis Ferdinandi Mariae, utriusque Bavariae, ac Superioris Palatinatus Ducis.. in Regio Electorali Templo Clericorum Regularium erectum, ac nuncupatum. Munchen, Typis Joannis Jaecklini, 1679

      Jaecklin Joannes, 1679. 2 parti in un vol. in - folio, pp. (6), 44; (6), 179; leg. poster. p. perg., tass. in pelle con tit. oro al dorso. Con testatine, finaletti ed alcuni stemmi silogr. ed una serie di 36 splendidi emblemi (il primo con le indicazioni ''C.A. del. Michael Wening fecit'') finem. inc. in rame, attraverso i quali sono magistralmente simbolizzate le idee, i successi ed i fatti salienti della vita e del regno del Principe Ferdinando Maria, Elettore di Baviera e Conte Palatino del Reno (1636 - 1679), uno dei grandi statisti tedeschi del XVII sec., che ricostruì il proprio paese economicamente, culturalmente e politicamente dopo le devastazioni della guerra dei Trent'anni. La prima parte, con proprio frontesp. (''Chur Bayrische Löwenhaut, bald trucken , bald nass Vorgestellet In der Lob: und Leich Predig des Weiland Durchleuchtigisten..fuersten Ferdinand Maria..''), impressa in tedesco ed in car. gotico, è opera di Jacob Schmid e costituisce l'elogio funebre del Principe, il cui funerale durò tre giorni. Esempl. in buono stato.

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        Amerique meridionale

      Artist: Sanson Guillaume; Issued in: Paris; date: c 1679 - Artist: Sanson, Guillaume; Issued in: Paris; date: c. 1679; - Condition: Some restoration at centerfold; Map shows total south America

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        Italia Antiqua Cum Insulis Sicilia Sardegna & Corsica

      1679. Carta geografica dell'Italia Antica, disegnata da Nicolas Sanson, e stampata per la prima volta da M. Tavernier nel 1641. L'edizione che presentiamo è quella curata postuma dal figlio dell'autore, Guillaume, nel 1679, che coregge le ultime due cifre dell'anno nel cartiglio. La carta presenta due scale grafiche di miglia e di stadia, e margini graduati Incisione su rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Parigi Paris Borri, pg. 134, n. 125

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        Synopsis mathematica universalis.

      Cottae - Reisi, 1679. 6 tomi in 1 vol., in 16°, p. pelle, cc.nn 16 + pp. 857 + cc.nn. 11 di Tabulae astronomicae e geographicae. Numerose inc. Il vol. contiene: Mathematicae theoricae et practicae; Geometria; Astronomiae; Geographiae; Opticae; Staticae. Front. fig. La p. 317 / 318 (Astronomia) è mancante di un piccolo lembo che lede le prime 4 righe, tale lembo è però conservato all'interno.

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        Sancti Optati Milevitani Episcopi, Opera cum observationibus et notis integris G. Albaspinaei Aurelianens. Episcopi , Francisci Balduini J. C. Gasp. Barthii, merici Csauboni , ecc. Philippus Priorius annotationes e praefationem adjecit. Accedunt Facundi Hermianensis Episcopi pro tribus capitulis Concilii Calched. Libri XII cum annotationibus Jacobi Sirmondi S. J. et alia ejusdem Facundi opuscula. Huic quoque editioni adjectae sunt GAb. Albaspinaei observationes Ecclesiasticae, cum aliis ejusdem operibus, quorum elenchum post praefationem pagina sequens exhibebit.

      Dezallier, 1679. 4 tomi in 1 vol., in 4°, p. pelle. 1° tomo - Sancti Optati Afri Milevitani Episcopi, De schismate donatistarum, adversus parmenianum, liber VII - cc.nn. 16 + pp. 175. 2° tomo - Gesta collationis Carthagini habitae honorii Caesaris iussu inter catholicos et donatistas coram marcellino V. C. Trib. e Not. P. C. Varanis V. C. Opus non solum theologis, sed etiam iurisconsultis valde utile. Papirii massoni studio atque opera primum in lucem editum a P. Pithoeo V. C. cum M. S. collatum e emendatum - pp. 139. 3° tomo - FAcundi Episcopi Hermianensis, Provinciae Africanae, pro defensione trium capitulorum Concilii Calchedonensis, libri XII. Ad Justinianum Imperatorem: iacobi Sirmondi Soc, Jesu Presbyteri cura e studio primum in lucem editi notisque illustrati, ac denuò impressi e in meliorem ordinem redcti. Cum prefatione Philippi Priorii, in quà operis totius ratio perspicuè explicatur. Accedit, ejusdem Facundi epistola Fidei Catholicae e tomo tertio Spicilegii D. Luca Acherii M. B. Congr. S. Mauri - cc.nn. 5 + pp. 230. 4° tomo - Gabielis Albaspinaei Aurelianensis Episcopi , Opea varia : 1) De Veteribus Ecclesiae ritibus, observationum libri II; 2) Notae in Concilium Eliberitanum, quosdam alios antiquos Canones, e aliquot Tertulliani libros; 3) L'Ancienne Police de l'Eglise sur l'administration de l'Eucharistie, e sur le circonstances de la Messe. Divisee en deux livres. Notae e observationes in Optatum inter Optati opus reperiuntur. Accedit ejusdem Albaspinaei Elogium auctore Carolo Paulino S. J. - cc.nn. 5 + 275. Nervi. Lettere e fregi al d. in o. Front. con stampa ad inchiostro rosso e nero. Testate , la prima delle quali su pregevole e ricca inc. Capilettera. Finaline. Ampi marg. Tagli spruzzati rossi. Lievi gore su alcune pp. del 1° tomo. Mende ai piatti e più lievi al dorso. È un lavoro importante contro il Donatismo, il movimento scismatico nella chiesa africana che è fiorito nel 370 circa. Optatus lo ha scritto come risposta al trattato apologetico delle dottrine di Donato. Il lavoro dell' Optatus è una fonte importante per la storia religiosa e politica dell'Africa e contiene informazioni preziose sulla liturgia africana. Il secondo e terzo libro sono di valore speciale perché fanno non soltanto un resoconto degli eventi storici, ma anche di un'immagine vivace della civilizzazione politica e religiosa del paese.

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        Coelum Sephiroticum, Hebraeorum, per portas intelligentiae, Moysi revelatas Interiores naturalium rerum characters abditosq; recessus manifestans, Ex vetustissima Hebraica veritate Medicinae, Chymiae, Astronomiae, Astrologiae... Segue: Galatino [di Galantini], Pietro Colonna [Columna] & Johann Reuchlin. De Arcanis Catholicae Veritatis, Libri XII. Frankfurt: Johann & Andreas de Marne and Consort for Heirs of Claude de Marne,1612...Segue: Bohaemia Pia historia brevis di Pontano Georgio Bartholdo.

      Sumptibus Ludovicj Bourgeat Academiae Bibliopolae, 1679. Tre opere in un volume in - folio, così suddivise: STEEB JOHANN CHRISTOPH. Coelum Sephiroticum. Moguntiae, Sumptibus Ludovicj Bourgeat Academiae Bibliopolae, Typis Christophori Kuchleri, Typographi Aulico - Academici, 1679. In folio (cm. 33), pp. (6) ,140, (16) più 1 tavola in rame a piena pagina. Con 19 incisioni in rame nel testo. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero con grande incisione allegorica in rame, testatine e finali in legno, piena pergamena rigida originale. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione di questo raro trattato, ispirato dalle idee di Pico della Mirandola, di Kircher, Francis Bacon e dalle idee neo - platoniche e dei pitagorici, sviluppa le teorie di Zohar sulla creazione del mondo come "emanazione" di Dio. Egli spiega i mondi planetari e quelli sefirotici, la loro relazione con la divinità nella combinazione del mistero della creazione, fondato su una occulta interpretazione cabalistica dei sette giorni della Creazione, includendo riferimenti al Nuovo Mondo e ad Atlantis. Krivatsky, 11404; Thorndike, VIII, 388; Verginelli - Rota "Rarissimo trattato cabalistico - alchimico", 312; Scholem, Bibliographia Kabbalistica, 1090. Galatino [di Galantini], Pietro Colonna [Columna] & Johann, Reuchlin. De Arcanis Catholicae Veritatis. Libri XII. Quibus Pleraque Religionis Christianae Capita Contra Iudaeos, Tam Ex Scripturis veteris Testamenti authenticis, quam ex Talmudicorum commentariis, confirmare & illustrare conatus est. Item, Johannis Reuchlini Phorcensis, De Cabala, Seu De Symbolica Receptione, Dialogus tribus libris absolutus. Postrema haec editio mendis innumeris expurgata mentem authoris planius exhibet. Frankfurt: Johann & Andreas de Marne and Consort for Heirs of Claude de Marne,1612. In - folio (cm 33), 9 cc., 776 colonne, 16 cc. frontespizio in rosso e nero con grande incisione allegorica in rame, testatine e finali in legno. Numerose citazioni in ebraico. Medesima legatura, ottima copia leggere bruniture. Opera più importante del Galatinus, teologo francescano nato nell'omonima città pugliese nel 1460, in cui l'autore afferma l'importanza dei testi ebraici; l'opera contiene inoltre studi sulla Cabala e sul Talmud ed include anche una difesa di Johannes Reuchlin, autore del "De arte cabalistica", che fu perseguitato per le proprie idee, espresse nel celebre testo, considerato uno dei testi basilari della letteratura cabalistica. E' scritto in forma di dialogo fra Cappio (Reuchlin), l'inquisitore Hoghostrat e l'autore stesso. L'opera è uno dei testi più importanti tra tutte le testimonianze offerte dall'Europa occidentale sull'innesto della cultura ebraica sulla cultura latina a cavaliere del XV e XVI secolo. Il Galatino innesta il metodo esegetico fondato sull'interpretazione figurale e spirituale di ascendenza patristica, sul misticismo tipico della tradizione cabalistica, cosí diffusa nei circoli romani del suo tempo grazie anche all'opera dei giudei convertiti, e tenta di fondare sull'esegesi scritturale una teologia ricca di spiritualità, che parli al cuore dei piú puri e renda attuale il messaggio di Cristo. Le Scritture sono, infatti, il libro del mondo e della storia. Dopo la pubblicazione del De Arcanis, il Galatino acquisterà, grazie all'ampia opera manoscritta, nuova fama come cultore del profetismo. Brunet II,447.Scholem, Biblio. Kabbalistica 401.Caillet 4304. Bohaemia Pia. Hoc est Historia Brevis, Pietatem Avitam Bohemiae E Miracvlis, Ducibus [et] Regibus, Sanctis quoque, Episcopis [et] Archiepiscopis, [et] ex aliis ostendnes, quinque libris comprehensa. Accedunt insuper res quaedam gestae sub Lvdovico Rege hactenus non euulgatae. Avthore ... Georgio Bartholdo Pontano a Braitenberg. Francofurti, Apud Claud. Marnium & Heredes Io. Aubrii, 1608. In - folio, pp. (12), 127, (13), bella marca tipografica, medesima legatura. Importante opera che difende la figura di Hus e del movimento Hussita. Con il termine Hussiti o Ussiti (in ceco: Husité o Kališníci, cioè "Persone del Calice") vengono definiti gli appartenenti ad un movimento cristiano riformatore e rivoluzionario sorti in Boemia nel XV secolo, precursori, insieme ai lollardi di John Wyclif, della Riforma protestante. Il nome deriva dal fatto che questi cristiani erano seguitori della dottrina del teologo boemo Jan Hus, Durante il Concilio di Costanza, Jan Hus fu condannato al rogo e ucciso il 6 luglio 1415[1]. Egli aveva assunto delle posizioni molto critiche nei confronti del potere ecclesiastico e dell'infallibilità del pontefice, posizioni vicine a quelle di Wyclif e dei valdesi. In seguito le sue opinioni influenzarono, tra gli altri, Martin Lutero. Dopo l'esecuzione di Hus, il movimento hussita assunse un carattere quasi insurrezionale. Vi furono moti di protesta e, nel settembre del 1415, 452 nobili boemi e moravi inviarono una formale nota contro l'accusa di eresia che aveva portato alla condanna di Hus. La popolazione considerò Hus come un martire e dalle proteste prese origine il movimento nazionalistico ceco.

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        L'estourdy ou les contretemps

      S.n. [Claude Barbin], 1679. - S.n. [Claude Barbin], à Paris 1679, Pet. in - 12 (8x13,2cm), 96pp., relié. - La data di emissione iniziale del 1662, con la data 1663 sul frontespizio. E 'stato nuovamente pubblicato nel 1674 e poi nel 1679 Titolo pagina alla sfera. Elzévirienne Edition. Rare. Borgogna marocco completo all'inizio del ventesimo giansenista. Data di coda. pizzo interno. Pagine 18 guardie tenute. Una leggera umidità negli ultimi due feuillets.Très copia belle. La vertigine è considerato uno dei primi veri pezzi di Molière, in cui ha creato per la prima volta il personaggio di MASC. Lui va il primo posto a Lione nel 1653 e Parigi nel 1658, e richiede solo un privilegio essere stampato solo nel 1660. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] L'édition originale date de 1662, avec la date de 1663 sur la page de titre. Elle fut une nouvelle fois éditée en 1674 puis en 1679. Page de titre à la sphère. Edition elzévirienne. Rare. Reliure en plein maroquin bordeaux début XXe Janséniste. Date en queue. dentelle intérieure. Pages de gardes XVIIIe conservées. Une légère mouillure aux deux derniers feuillets.Très bel exemplaire. L'étourdi est considéré comme une des premières véritables pièces de Molière, dans laquelle il crée pour la première fois le personnage de Mascarille. Il la jouera en premier lieu à Lyon en 1653, puis à Paris en 1658, et ne prendra un privilège pour la faire imprimée qu'en 1660.

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        Il maneggio dell’armi moderno... Con un breve Compendio sopra le Guardie, Quartieri, Fortificazioni, ed Artiglierie

      per Gioseffo Longhi, 1679. 12mo (cm. 14,7), 6 cc.nn., 179(1) pp. Cartonato rustico antico con titolo ms. al ds. Mancanza di cm. 2,5 al margine inferiore delle prime sei carte (senza alcuna perdita di testo). Nel complesso bell’esemplare. Vinciana n. 1436 (in nota).

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        La Conservation, ou Tribunal pour le jugement des causes mercantiles estably de l'autorité de N.S.P. le Pape Innocent XI. Par les soings de Monseigneurs l'illustrissime et excellentissime Abbé Niccolini, vice - legat et gouverneur general en la cité et legation d'Avignon, &c

      Laurens Lemolt, 1679. - Laurens Lemolt, Avignon 1679, in 4 (25,3x18cm), 59pp., relié. - First Edition. Rare. Assenti i cataloghi francesi. Pieno di pelle di pecora marmorizzato tempo, indietro lavorata sollevato (un fiore all'occhiello in una doppia cornice). Binding sfregato, molti graffi sulla cover, con una lacrima in mancanza dei rotatori. Protezione della coda logoro. Tavola sulla necessità di creazione di Avignone e l'istituzione di un tribunale commerciale per regolare i vari scambi e gestire il business. Composto da tre parti, una parte introduttiva dell'avvocato Jerome Folard (che rappresenta la comunità di mercanti), che ritrae le manifatture della città e della regione, l'importanza degli scambi di Avignone e l'obbligo e Il vantaggio della creazione di un tale tribunale dove i commercianti saranno giudicati da mercanti. La seconda parte consiste nella bolla di erezione della Corte stessa, e la terza definisce gli articoli di Francois Nicolini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français. Reliure en pleine basane marbrée d'époque, dos à nerfs orné (un fleuron dans un double encadrement). Reliure frottée, nombreuses épidermures sur les plats, un accroc avec manque en coiffe. Coiffe de queue élimée. Plaquette concernant la nécessité en Avignon de la création et l'établissement d'un tribunal de commerce destiné à régler les différents commerciaux et à gérer le négoce. Composé de trois parties, une partie introductive de l'avocat Jerôme Folard (représentant la communauté des marchands) qui dresse un portrait des manufactures de la ville et de la région, de l'importance du négoce en Avignon et de l'obligation et l'avantage de créer un tel tribunal où les commerçants seront jugés par des commerçants. La seconde partie est constituée de la bulle d'érection du tribunal proprement dit, et la troisième établit les statuts par François Nicolini.

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        Melchiore Kysel Augustano Icones biblicae veteris et novi testamenti Figuren biblisher historien alten und neuen Testaments. Proprio aere aeri incisae et venales expositae

      Melchiore Kysel, 1679. in - 8 5 parti in 1 tomo Rinforzo e vecchia traccia d \ 'appartenenza alla prima bianca e al contropiatto posteriore forellini di tarlo alle prime 36 e alle ultime 11 carte ma marginali e mai con interessamento dello specchio di stampa piccola e marginale gora alle ultime tre carte Testo latino e gotico in calce alle 241 tavole incise all'acquaforte

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        Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre à tracer facilement les cadrans solaires sur toutes sortes du surfaces planes

      Paris, Estienne Michallet, 1679. in - 12 de (12), 66, (54) pages et 4 planches plein veau du début du XVIIIe, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à 5 nerfs orné, tranches rouges, signet 1679, 1679, , in - 12 de (12), 66, (54) pages et 4 planches, plein veau du début du XVIIIe, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dos à 5 nerfs orné, tranches rouges, signet, Première édition, rare, d'un des premiers textes qui témoigne de l'activité parisienne du célèbre fabricant anglais Michael Butterfield, tenant boutique à Paris à l'enseigne "Aux Armes d'Angleterre", rue Neuve - des - Fossés. En effet, alors qu'une première partie, assez classique, est consacrée à la manière de tracer avec justesse les cadrans solaires sur les surfaces planes, puis sur toutes sortes de surfaces, à deux reprises, l'auteur (anonyme) s'étend plus longuement sur l'usage d'instruments spéciaux : tout d'abord, des pages 44 et 48, à propos d'une machine propre à poser les axes des cadrans, puis, de la page 52 à 66, au sujet d'un "cadran cyclique fort curieux" (un cadran diptyque solaire et lunaire ?). Cette insistance sur deux instruments spécifiques (qui sont les seuls à bénéficier d'un sous - paragraphe explicitement nommé "Usage") se comprend à la toute fin de l'oeuvre, où on lit l'avertissement publicitaire suivant : "Le Sieur Butterfield fabricateur des instrumens de Mathematiques au Fauxbourg S. Germain, rue neuve des Fossés, Aux Armes d'Angleterre, fait fort proprement le Cadran cyclique, la règle de la Figure fondamentale, et la machine propre à poser les Axes des Cadrans." Ainsi, l'ouvrage de l'inconnu Monsieur C... sert de publicité et de manuel d'utilisation pour deux instruments construits par Michael Butterfield, installé depuis seulement 1677 à Paris et qui fit paraitre la même année que le présent ouvrage sur les cadrans (1679), une brochure sur un microscope simple, de type Huygens. Les 54 dernières pages constituent une longue table des latitudes et longitudes des villes et lieux les plus remarquables du Monde. Les 4 planches illustrent les différentes type de cadrans et le cadran cyclique de Butterfield. Bel exemplaire

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        HISTORIA DELL'AUGUSTA CITTA' DI TORINO del Conte e Cavaliere Gran Croce... Proseguita da Gio. Pietro Giroldi...

      Zappata, 1679 - 1712. 2 gr. voll. in folio, pp. (12), 514, (22); (14), 811, (21), bella e solida leg. m. perg. coeva con nervi ai d., piatti in cart. dec. (moderni i fogli di sguardia). Splendida antip. inc. in rame su ciascun vol. da Bartolomeo Giuseppe Tasniere (1676 - 1752) su dis. del genovese Domenico Piola (1627 - 1703), raff. figure allegoriche (il fiume Eridano o Po).e mitologiche, una figura regge la pianta topografica della città di Torino. Marca tipogr. in legno ai front. Capilett. e fregi xilogr. Nel secondo volume una incisione in rame raff. l'ostia del Miracolo Eucaristico avvenuto a Torino nel 1453, e altra incisione con la medaglia di Emanuele Filiberto duca di Savoia. Poderosa e ricercata opera sulla storia della città di Torino, frutto del lavoro del Tesauro (Torino 1591 - 1675) per i primi libri e proseguita da G.P. Giroldi. Il secondo volume, pubblicato nel 1712, è la continuazione della storia ad opera di F.Maria Ferrero di Lauriano. Piantanida 995. Lozzi 5413: "Raro". Rara prima edizione completa anche del secondo volume pubblicato anni dopo. Rinforzo al margine interno bianco della pagina di dedicatoria al primo vol. che presenta anche qualche lieviss. brun. dovuta alla qualità della carta, molto fresco e croccante il secondo volume. Complessivamente bell'esempl. in bella legatura. [200]

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        Historia de Portugal restaurado, offerecida ao Serenissimo Principe Dom Pedro nosso senhor. Escrita por Dom Luis de Menezes, Conde de Ericeyra, do Conselho de Estado de S. Alteza, seu Vedor da Fazenda & Governador de Armas da Provincia de Tras os Montes. Tomo I (& II)

      Lisboa, Na Officina de Joao Galrao, 1679-1698 - Fol. (28 x 16,3 cm.) 2 vols. Plena piel de época, lomos cuajados de adornos dorados, con nervios y doble tejuelo –rojo y verde–. I: Frontis calcográfico, 6 h. inc. port. a dos tintas –rojo y negro–, retrato al cobre del autor grabado por Bouttats, 908 p., 16 h. de índice. II: 10 h. inc. port. a dos tintas, 975 p. Primera edición, rara, de la historia más completa sobre la restauración de Portugal. "Luis de Meneses, fue insigne militar, gran político y literato distinguido. Portugal le debe el establecimiento de muchas importantes manufacturas. Amante y protector de las artes, su palacio estaba adornado de obras de Bernini y Lebrun." [Diccionario Histórico o Biografía Universal Compendiada, Barcelona, 1834] Buen ejemplar, conservando su encuadernación original. Algunas manchas en las primeras y últimas hojas del segundo volumen. Barbosa Machado 3, 117-118; Inocêncio 5, 307; 16, 49; Pinto de Matos 440; Fonseca, M. Restauração 555; BN Lisboa. Restauração 1, 859; Carvalho, M., Dicionário 2, 531; Cunha, X. Impr. deslandesianas 387; Marinha. Impr. séc. XVII 267; Soares, E. Hist. grav. (ed. 1971) 1, 391; Soares, E., Dic. icon. 2, 421; Palha 3, 2950; Sabugosa 186; Monteverde 3536; Samodães 2085; Ameal 1524; Rodrigues 1, 1642 não refere o Tomo I desta primeira edição; Borba de Moraes. Bibliogr. Bras. 2, 566; Arouca M 301-302 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations faites avec le Microscope Sur Le Sang Et Sur Le Lait, Et communiquées à Mr. Oldembourg, Secretaire de la Soceté, Royale de Londres, Par. Mr. Leuvvenhoeck de Delft on Hollande (pp. 221-262, 1 plate)

      - In: Grew / Boyle / Leeewenhoeck : Recueil d'expériences et d' observations sur le combat qui procede du mélange des corps. Paris 1679; contemporary calf; spine gold tooled; fine copy. Observations sur le sang &c sur le lait d' avril 1674. - Continuation des mesmes observations du mois de Juin 1674. - Continuation des mesmes observations du mois de Juillet 1674. - Continuation des mesmes observations du mois d' Aoust 1675. - Continuation des mesmes observations du mois de Fevrier 1678. - - First French, the international language of science of the time, also first Book Edition of the first really accurate description of the red blood corpuscles, which Swammerdam had noted in 1658 ! - - "Especially skilful and indefatigable in the grinding of lenses was Antonj van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), chamberlain (janitor) of the Council Chamber of the Worshipful Sheriffs of Delft, Holland, and otherwise employed in a linen drapery shop. The Dutchman Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680) and the Italian Marcello Malpighi (1628-1694) are often credited with describing the red blood corpuscles before Leeuwenhoek, but Swammerdam only referred to the presence of "ruddy globules" in the blood and doubted that blood in its vessels contains such globules, while Malpighi's interest seems to have been only casual. It is Leeuwenhoek, therefore, who deserves the credit for having provided the first real description of the red blood cells. He was untutored and had had little formal education, but he was a person of infinite curiosity and patience. He examined his own blood, described the red corpuscles, and even measured their diameters, doing this with remarkable accuracy. How he accomplished this is unclear, for Leeuwenhoek kept the details of his method secret. His microscopes consisted of a minute biconvex lens mounted between two thin oblong plates of brass or other metal. To this, mechanical accessories for focusing the object to be viewed were fixed. In his first report, he described how he drew blood into a glass "pipe" (pipette) "not thicker than a man's hair" and how he attached this to the pin of his microscope with the aid of his "spittle." One marvels how he managed so successfully to display before his magnifying lens the objects he chose to study. How he illuminated them he never divulged. - - "The Blood is composed of exceeding small particles, named globules, which, in most animals are of a red color, swimming in a liquor, called by physicians, the serum. . . . These particles or globules are so minute that 100 of them, placed side by side, would not equal the diameter of a common grain of sand; consequently, a grain of sand is above a million times the size of one such globule." - Perhaps he employed some form of dark-field illumination. He did not seem to find useful the globules of molten glass which Father de la Torré presented to the Royal Society, and neither did Hewson. - - That the observations of this self-made scientist became known is a tribute to the remarkable open-mindedness of the Fellows of the Royal Society of London, to whose secretary Leeuwenhoek's friend, the physician Reinier de Graaf, submitted Leeuwenhoek's letter describing his observations. This was the first of no less than 375 communications from Leeuwenhoek which were published in the society's Transactions in the succeeding 50 years. - - Thus it was that the tiny constituents of the blood, the so-called red corpuscles (the erythrocytes), which carry oxygen about the body, were first seen; and it was with similar rudimentary equipment that the cells concerned with the defenses of the body, . , the "white" or colorless corpuscles (the leukocytes) may have been observed, perhaps first by Malpighi and by Leeuwenhoek, but certainly by William Hewson. " Maxwell M. Wintrobe, Blood, Pure and Eloquent (1980): Milestones on the Path of Progress (pp.7-11). - Le cinquième article, qui ne figure pas dans la liste des publications de l'auteur établie par Clifford Dobell, . [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miscellanea historica regni Bohemiae.

      Pragae, Czernoch,1679/81. 3 Teile in 1 Band. [4] Bl., 181 S., [6] Bl. , 1 leeres Blatt, 6 Blatt, 1 Blatt, 100 Seiten, 3 Blatt, 1 Blatt, 299 Seiten, 15 Blatt, 2 leere Seiten. Restaurierter Ledereinband mit Rückenschild und Schließbändern. Buch neu eingehangen. Teile eins bis drei der siebenbändigen \"Miscellanea\". in der ersten Ausgabe. Mit einem mehrfach gefalteten Holzschnitt (Templi S. Barbarae Kuttenberge Ichnographia) sowie einem weiteren Holzschnitt (Delineatio Machine...). Je nach Papier, teilweise Fleckenfrei oder leicht gebräunt. Mit einem Stempel. Bohuslav Ludvík Balbín (auch Bohuslav Balbinus; * 3. Dezember oder 4. Dezember 1621 in Königgrätz; † 28. November oder 29. November 1688 in Prag) war ein böhmischer Jesuit, Literat, Historiker und Geograph. Als Patriot setzte er sich für die Förderung und den Gebrauch der tschechischen Sprache ein. Zudem verfolgte er die Ziele der Rekatholisierung. Er gehörte zu den einflussreichsten Gelehrten seiner Zeit (Lit.: Wiki). Versand D: 6,00 EUR 17. Jahrhundert; Böhmen; Geschichte

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        L'AMINTE DU TASSE. PASTORALE

      La Haye: Levyn van Dyk, 1679. n. This is an appealing French edition of Tasso's pastoral drama, in an excellent amateur binding by scholar, collector, connoisseur, and binder Fletcher W. Battershall. A lawyer by trade, Battershall (1866-1929) was the author of "Book-Binding for Bibliophiles" (1905) and several articles on bookbinding. He was perhaps a pupil of Louis Kinder, head binder at the Roycroft Shop, as Kinder dedicated his own book, "Formulas for Bookbinders," to Battershall in admiration of the latter's "love for and unceasing labors in the study of artistic bookbinding." The son of a poet manqué, Torquato Tasso (1544-95) was destined by his father for a legal career, but the publication of his epic poem "Rinaldo" when he was still a teenager won him a place at the court of Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, by whom he was paid simply to write poetry and for whom he produced "Aminta" in 1573. The shimmering beauty of this pastoral drama marked its author as the most promising poet of the day, and the work was staged repeatedly to delighted audiences, although it did not find its way into print until 1581. It first appeared in a French prose translation just three years later, and our verse translation, accompanied by annotations and the original Italian text, was published in Paris in 1666.. 146 x 86 mm. (5 3/4 x 3 3/8"). 6 p.l., 185, [3] pp. Charming scarlet crushed morocco, gilt, by Fletcher Battershall (stamp-signed on front turn-in with his distinctive bat device), covers with delicate frame of small tools, floral cornerpieces, and large central fleuron, raised bands, spine compartments with ornament formed by leaves and berries, gilt titling, gilt-ruled turn-ins, green silk endleaves, all edges gilt, gauffered, and painted in a floral vine design. With extra engraved title page and six engraved plates by Decker, all hand colored and heightened with gold. With Italian and French text on facing pages. Front pastedown with bookplate of Fletcher and Maude Battershall. Brunet V, 674; Graesse VII, 38. A hint of rubbing to extremities, a faint dampstain to the head margin of two plates, otherwise a very fine copy, the binding lustrous and scarcely worn, and especially clean, bright, and fresh internally, with well-colored engravings. This is an appealing French edition of Tasso's pastoral drama, in an excellent amateur binding by scholar, collector, connoisseur, and binder Fletcher W. Battershall. A lawyer by trade, Battershall (1866-1929) was the author of "Book-Binding for Bibliophiles" (1905) and several articles on bookbinding. He was perhaps a pupil of Louis Kinder, head binder at the Roycroft Shop, as Kinder dedicated his own book, "Formulas for Bookbinders," to Battershall in admiration of the latter's "love for and unceasing labors in the study of artistic bookbinding." The son of a poet manqué, Torquato Tasso (1544-95) was destined by his father for a legal career, but the publication of his epic poem "Rinaldo" when he was still a teenager won him a place at the court of Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, by whom he was paid simply to write poetry and for whom he produced "Aminta" in 1573. The shimmering beauty of this pastoral drama marked its author as the most promising poet of the day, and the work was staged repeatedly to delighted audiences, although it did not find its way into print until 1581. It first appeared in a French prose translation just three years later, and our verse translation, accompanied by annotations and the original Italian text, was published in Paris in 1666.

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        Eine Feste Burg. Darinnen Sichere Wohnung, gute Wehre und Waffen, wider die listige Anläuffe und Mord-Pfeile des Teuffels, des Todes und der Welt, wie auch wider alle die letzten und itzigen große Nöthen, die uns troffen haben, zufinden. - Geschrieben im Exilio, für alle betrüte, angefochtene, zagende und auch verfolgte Christen. Durch --- gewesenen Seniorem Inf.Docen, in den weyland weitberühmten Evangelischen Gym.der Königl.Fr.Stadt Leutschau in Ober-Ungarn.

      Weißenfels, Joh.Brühl, 1679 - 15 nn.Bl., 814 Seiten mit einem gestochenen Titelbild und einem gestochenen Flugtitel, Einband berieben und fleckig, Schnitt fleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 620 8°, Perg.Einband mit 2 Schließen [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bible. Old Testament. L'Ecclesiaste de Salomon.

      1679 - Traduit en françois. Avec une explication tirée des Saints Peres, & des auteurs ecclesiastiques. 4čme éd. A Paris 1679. Chez Pierre Le Petit. (16,2 x 10,2 cm), k. [18], s. 456, winiety, opr. sk. z epoki. Stan dobry. Oprawa sk. brÄ…zowa, grzbiet ze zwiÄ™zami, zÅ‚oconym ornamentem i szyldzikiem, na okÅ‚adkach tÅ‚oczony superexlibris Louis de la Verne de Monteynard de Tressan (1638-1712), biskup Vabres i kapelan ksiÄ™cia Orleanu. ObciÄ™cia barwione na czerwono. Na s. przytyt. drukowany podpis: J.P. Vincerot. Pod okÅ‚ ekslibris. DzieÅ‚o zawiera 2 ksiÄ™gi dydaktyczne Starego Testamentu - KsiÄ™gÄ™ Koheleta czyli Eklezjasty i KsiÄ™gÄ™ MÄ…droÅ›ci w tÅ‚umaczeniu na francuski z bardzo obszernym komentarzem Isaaca Lemaistre de Sacy (1613-1684) - ksiÄ™dza katolickiego, jaÅ‚mużnika w opactwie Port-Royal-des-Champs, znanego tÅ‚umacza Vulgaty. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        M. Manilii Astronomicon Interpretatione et Notis ac figuris illustravit Michael Fayus... . Jussu Christianissimi Regis, in usum serenissimi Delphini. Accesserunt V. Ill. Petri Danielis Hvetii animadversiones ad Manilium & Scaligeri Notas.

      Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fredericum Leonard. 1679 1679. Quarto, 248x185mm. In modern half brown calf with marbled sides. Spine with five raised bands, gilt outlined, and burgundy lettering-piece; blind-stamped decoration in the compartments. All edges gilt. [28] (incl. frontis.), 448, [68], 88 pages, with extremely generous margins. Illuminated engraved frontispiece signed 'J. Edelinck sculp.'; engraved vignette on title-page. Illustrations and diagrams in text; head- and tail-pieces, initials.Occasional light browning. Crisp and clean.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        The Unlawfulnesse of Subjects, Taking up Armes Against Their...

      1679. An Artful Defense of King Charles I Diggs, Dudley [1613-1643]. The Unlawfulness of Subjects Taking up Arms Against Their Soveraigne, In What Case Soever. Together with Answers to All Objections. A Work Very Seasonable for These Times, And May Serve as a Curb to the Treasonable Practices of Jesuits and Other State-Incendiaries. London: Printed for Peter Parker, 1679. [viii], 144, 155-170, 137-168 pp. Pagination irregular. Text complete. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/4"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Moderate toning to text, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. Ex-library. Small inkstamp to title page and one other leaf. A handsome copy. * Fifth and final edition. Derived in part from Bracton, Diggs's eloquent defense of the passive obedience of subjects contends that the king is under law as a moral proposition only, which precludes justified rebellion. It was originally published in 1644 as a defense of Charles II. This 1679 reissue was probably a response to the decision of Charles II to dissolve Parliament to prevent its impeachment of Lord Danby, who supervised the investigation into the "Popish Plot." Danby dismissed the plot as a fabrication, which angered Parliament. English Short-Title Catalogue R14579.

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        Histoire de la véritable origine de la troisième race des Rois de France composée par Monsieur le duc d'Espernon, et publiée par M. de Prade.

      Sébastien Cramoisy, Paris 1679 - 2 parties en 1 vol. in-12 de (14) pp. (titre, épître dédicatoire, errata, privilège) 84 pp. 179 pp. 242 pp. (sig. ã6, ?12, ?12, õ12, ?6, A-G12, H6 ; A-I12, K4 - pagination 73-92 omise ; f. K4 d'errata relié en tête), demi-maroquin rouge sur veau brun, dos à nerfs, supra-libris, pièces d'armes sur maroquin rouge au centre des plats reprises en pied du dos, frise sur les coupes, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale rare en deux parties précédées du Discours ou sommaire du livre composé par Monsieur le Duc d'Espernon, de la véritable origine de la troisième race des Rois de France. Traité savant et curieux, la Véritable origine fut publiée en réponse à l'Origine de la Maison Royale du Père Jésuite Adrien Jourdan. Jean Baptiste Gaston Goth, Marquis de Rouillac, Duc d'Espernon y établit l'union des trois "races royales" approuvée par les meilleurs historiens que Prade a réduits à trois classes dans son discours d'introduction. En réponse, Jourdan publia en 1683 La critique de l'origine de l'auguste maison de France. Proche de Cyrano de Bergerac, le polygraphe Jean Le Royer de Prade à la fois historien, dramaturge, poète, héraldiste et généalogiste français né vers 1624 est passé à la postérité pour son Discours du tabac et un distique adressé à Ronsard attribué à Charles IX : Tous deux également nous portons des couronnes / Mais roy je les reçois, poète tu les donnes. Exemplaire Nully de Grosserve à Beauvais cité par Olivier-Hermal-Roton (pl. 336, Bibliothèque de M. Jousselin) établi dans sa première reliure en veau brun couverte à l'époque d'un demi-maroquin rouge armorié. Ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre du temps sur la page de titre Louis Godin. Louis Godin des Odonais (1704-1760) astronome, membre de l'Académie des sciences en 1725, fut envoyé au Pérou en 1736 avec Bouguer et La Condamine, pour déterminer la figure et la mesure de la Terre. Chiffre couronné DG sur le contreplat supérieur accolé à un second chiffre sur fond noir, les deux non identifiés. Correction manuscrite à l'encre du temps au bas de la page 22 (partie I). Collation conforme au seul exemplaire complet de ses trois parties, recensé au Catalogue collectif de France (Paris-Bibliothèque de la Sorbonne-BIS) ; a échappé à Saffroy qui mentionne la deuxième édition de 1580 (I, 10548). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions. By Robert South, D.D. and Chaplain to his Royal Highness the Duke of York

      by H. Hall for Ric. Davis and Will. Nott, Oxford 1679 - 8vo. [189 x 113 x 30 mm]. [11]ff, 300pp. Bound in contemporary black goatskin, the covers with a gilt double fillet border and a large flower tool in the corners. The spine divided into five panels, lettered in the second on a red goatskin label, the others gilt tooled with a repeated floral pallet, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt roll, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (A little insect activity on the covers, slightly rubbed). Wing S.4743. The subtitles are dated 1678. With a contemporary manuscript correction on p.137 and a few neat pencil marks in the margins. A very good copy. The publisher William Nott also happened to the proprietor of the workshop known as Queens' Binder A, a favourite of Samuel Pepys. This is an early example of an English binding lettered on a contrasting coloured label. Ink signature of "Wm. Sandys" at the head of the title, ink price "2 vols 3/6" and pencil signature of "Wm Emmett" dated 1748/9 on the front flyleaf. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TAPISSERIES DU ROY, OU SONT REPRESENTEÂ’ LES QUATRE ELEMENS ET LES QUATRE SAISONS Avec les devises qui les accompagnent et leur explications. Par Charles Le Brun - Jacques Bailly - Sébastien Le Clerc - André Félibien.

      

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        El cherubin custodio de el arbol de la vida, la Santa Cruz de Queretaro. Vida del Ve. siervo de Dios Fray Antonio de los Angeles, Bustamante.

      This is the first published work by Espionsa, the great Franciscan chronicler of the middle third of the 18th century. He was born in Queretaro, Mexico, in 1679, was educated there, and on 19 March 1697 began his career as a Franciscan; he took holy orders on 17 December 1703. Between 1709 and 1721 he participated in several expeditions to Texas: those of Captain Pedro de Aguirre, Domingo Ramón, Martín de Alarcón, and the Marques of San Miguel de Aguayo. While Espinosa is most famous for his writings on Texas and his fellow Texas missionary Antonio Margil de Jesus, this biography is of Fray Antonio de los Angeles Bustamante, the beloved porter of the Franciscan monastery in Queretaro. Fray Antonio was a lay cleric, a Spanish immigrant who arrived in Mexico as a boy and as an adult had a successful career in business which he abandoned to enter the monastic life. => A full biography of such an "ordinary Joe" in the 18th century is most unusual. The volume offers an => excellent copper-engraved portrait by Joaquín Sotomayor of Fray Antonio with the keys of his office and the symbols representing his responsibility of giving bread and water to those begging at the monastery door. The book is from the press of master printer Hogal, considered to be the Ibarra (or Baskerville) of Mexico. Searches of NUC and WorldCat locate fewer than a dozen copies in U.S. libraries.

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        Monumentaum extremi honoris.Principis Ferdinandi Mariae, utriusque Bavariae, ac Superioris Palatinatus Ducis.

      in Regio Electorali Templo Clericorum Regularium erectum, ac nuncupatum. Munchen, Typis Joannis Jaecklini, 1679, - 2 parti in un vol. in-folio, pp. (6), 44; (6), 179; leg. poster. p. perg., tass. in pelle con tit. oro al dorso. Con testatine, finaletti ed alcuni stemmi silogr. ed una serie di 36 splendidi emblemi (il primo con le indicazioni ''C.A. del. Michael Wening fecit'') finem. inc. in rame, attraverso i quali sono magistralmente simbolizzate le idee, i successi ed i fatti salienti della vita e del regno del Principe Ferdinando Maria, Elettore di Baviera e Conte Palatino del Reno (1636-1679), uno dei grandi statisti tedeschi del XVII sec., che ricostruì il proprio paese economicamente, culturalmente e politicamente dopo le devastazioni della guerra dei Trent'anni. La prima parte, con proprio frontesp. (''Chur Bayrische Löwenhaut, bald trucken , bald nass Vorgestellet In der Lob: und Leich Predig des Weiland Durchleuchtigisten.fuersten Ferdinand Maria.''), impressa in tedesco ed in car. gotico, è opera di Jacob Schmid e costituisce l'elogio funebre del Principe, il cui funerale durò tre giorni. Esempl. in buono stato. Praz p. 527 (solo il Verani). De Backer-Sommervogel VII, 800-801 (solo la prima parte). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TAPISSERIES DU ROY, OU SONT REPRESENTE' LES QUATRE ELEMENS ET LES QUATRE SAISONS. Avec les devises qui les accompagnent et leur explications. Par Charles Le Brun - Jacques Bailly - Sébastien Le Clerc - André Félibien.

      chez Sebastien Mabre - Cramoisy 1679 In folio (mm. 508x360), p. pergamena coeva (picc. manc. al dorso) con cornici e decoraz. impresse a secco ai piatti, cc.nn. 49, di cui 13 di testo ornate da 2 testate e 1 finale incisi e da 2 grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta, pure inc. in rame. L'opera è così composta: frontespizio con incisa vignetta alle armi di Luigi XIV - ulteriore frontespizio inciso con l'allegoria dei quattro elementi e delle quattro stagioni - 2 frontespizi incisi per le due sezioni - 32 illustrazioni di emblemi da disegni di Bailly, a p. pag., con relative spiegazioni + 8 splendide tavole a doppia pagina f.t. che illustrano gli arazzi, da disegni di Le Brun, incise in rame da Le Clerc e altri. "Seconda edizione" (la prima è del 1670) di questa meravigliosa raccolta di stampe eseguite per ordine di Luigi XIV per celebrare la sua gloria per mezzo delle arti decorative. L'opera descrive in dettaglio le due serie di arazzi commissionati dal Re sui due temi: dei quattro elementi e delle quattro stagioni. I pannelli centrali furono dipinti da Le Brun, con decorazioni in tondo ai bordi di ciascun angolo, contenenti degli emblemi, tratti dalle miniature di Jacques Bailly. Questi emblemi in tondo sono visibili anche separatamente, ingranditi ed abbelliti e stampati nel centro pagina, ciascuno con relativa spiegazione. Il testo dell'opera è di Félibien. Cfr. Brunet,I,1443 che precisa: ?on y ajoute 4 autres planches des tapisseries de l'histoire de Louis XIV?, pubblicate successivamente, non presenti nella ns. copia. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Neu, köstlich und nutzliches Koch-Buch, In welchem kurtzlich begriffen, Wie allerhand künstliche Speisen, so wol von zahmen als wilden Thieren: Vögel und Federwildprät . (usw.) Beneben von viel- und mancherley Obst und Gemüß, für Gesunde und Krancke . Auch für schwangere Weiber, Kindbetterinnen, Alt-betagte schwache Personen, kunst- und nutzlich in der Eyl, und mit geringen Kosten zubereiten und zu richten . Diese letste Edition mit vielen Speisen von Garten- und Feldgewächs, von Eyern: Item Milch und Butter . Geflügel und vierfüssigen Thieren . Fischen (usw.) sehr viel vermehrt, und durch einen sonderbaren verleckerten Liebhaber an Tag gegeben. – (Titel zum 2. Teil:) Parisischer Küchemeister, Das ist: Jetziger Zeit verleckerte Französische

      Basel, König (Teil 2 ohne Ort und Verleger), 1679. - Sehr seltene erweiterte und verbesserte Ausgabe des ersten von einer Frau geschriebenen Kochbuchs, das erstmals 1597 erschienen war. Dieses Kochbuch zeichnet sich dadurch aus, dass es neben Alltagsgerichten nicht nur komplizierte, heute kaum noch bekannte und teils sehr "innovative" Speisen beschreibt, sondern sich auch um die Armenküche kümmert sowie Schnellgerichte und eine dietätische Küche beschreibt. Für die Ausgaben des Jahres 1620 wurde Anna Weckers Text einer gründlichen Revision unterzogen, durch neue Rezepte vermehrt und der Text sinnvoller geordnet. Es wird vermutet, dass Passagen aus Johann Deckhardts 1611 erschienenem 'New Kunstreich und Nützliches Kochbuch' übernommen wurden, so dass dieser als Co-Autor für die folgenden Basler Ausgaben von 1652, 1667 und dieser angesehen werden kann. "Der 2. Teil ‚Parisischer Küchemeister‘ stammt nicht von Anna Wecker, sondern ist eine anonyme deutsche Übersetzung von De la Varennes 'Le Cusinier françois', wohl das gesuchteste französische Kochbuch des 17. Jahrhunderts" (Weiss). – Titel verso mit umfangreicher zeitgenöss. handschriftl. Eintragung (Tinte auf den Titel durchlagend). Sonst nur leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, gegen Ende 12 Blatt mit schmalen Wurmspuren. – Weiss 4104. Vgl. Horn/Arndt 96f und Bitting S. 789.

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        Simson, eine Helden- und Liebes-Geschicht. Mit dreissig schönen Kupferstükken gezieret. – Zugabe oder Anmärkungen über seinen Simson. 6 Bl., 593 S., 1 Bl.; (Zugabe:) 189 S., 8 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titel und 30 ganzseit. Kupfern. Pergamentbd d. Z. (Rückenbezug mit Fehlstelle).

      Nürnberg, Johann Hoffmann, 1679. - Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe des neben dem 'Assenat' bedeutendsten Romans Zesens. Der 'Simson' sollte das Mittelstück einer geplanten Trilogie biblischer Romane sein, die mit dem 'Assenat' (1670), in dem die Josephslegende mit Elementen des Staats- und Liebesromans verbunden wurde, begonnen worden war. Der geplante abschließende Moses-Roman ist nicht mehr erschienen. Während der 'Assenat' noch vier Auflagen erlebte, fand der 'Simson' kein interessiertes Lesepublikum mehr und erlebte nur diese Auflage. Zesen (1618-1689) gilt als einer der ersten deutschen Berufsschriftsteller. Im Gegensatz zu vielen "heroisch-galanten" Romanen des Barock hat er Weitschweifigkeiten der Handlungsführung weitgehend vermieden. "Zesen verwendet eine streng stilisierte Prosa, die – wie er selber betont – 'lakonische Rede': zumeist kurze, parataktisch gereihte Hauptsätze" (KNLL). Die deutsche Sprache verdankt Zesens Reinheitsbemühungen wie seinem Ausbau der dichterischen Sprachmöglichkeiten wertvolle Impulse, die erst mit dem Aufleben der Zesen-Forschung der letzten Jahre voll gewürdigt werden. Für die barocke Romantheorie ist die Vorrede "Dem Deutsch- und treugesinnetem (!) Leser" wichtig. – Titel verso mit gelöschtem Bibliotheksstempel. Gestoch. Titel im Rand ansgefranst (ohne Bildverlust). Unterschiedlich gebräunt, gutes Exemplar. – VD17 3:004325S und 3:004329X; Dünnhaupt 100; Goed. III 103, 68-69; Otto 200 u. 201; Manheimer 468; Faber du Faur II 830 g-h. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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