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        A True Account of The Horrid Murther Committed upon His Grace, The Late Lord Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Primate and Metropolitan of all Scotland . . . With a Detection Of the Lyes Published in a late Scandalous Relation of the Murther [etc.]. Folio

      London: Printed by T.N. for Andrew Forrester . . . in Kingstreet, 1679. Original ?self-wraps, disbound; title + 3-7 pages The sole contemporary account of the tragic end of the still controversial James Sharp, the Archbishop of Saint Andrews, "shot and stabbed . . . to death before his daughter Isabella's eyes", ending a life of much religious dispute and contradiction

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Chronicon Regum Anglorum Insignia Omnia eorum Gesta, tum Bellica ac Civilia, tum Ecclesiastica, ab Hengisto Rege primo. Una cum Catalogis, & Schematibus genealogicis cupro incisis.

      London, Typis E. F. Impensis Benj. Tooke 1679. - Mit 18 genealogische Kupfertafeln. 6 Bll., 322 S., 13 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Monogramm "B F V L" (d. i. Balthasar Friedrich von Logau) auf Vorderdeckel. Wing L 392. - Frühgeschichte Englands, beginnend mit Hengist und endend im 9. Jahrhundert. -Balthasar Friedrich von Logau (1645-1702), der Sohn des Epigrammatikers Friedrich von Logau, war Jurist in Breslau. Die 6500 Bände umfassende Bibliothek wurde 1704 von Herzog Wilhelm Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar für 5700 Gulden erworben und bildete als "Logavania" einen historischen Grundstock der späteren Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek. - Der gut erhaltene Einband leicht altersfleckig. Vorderer fliegender Vorsatz oben mit kl. Eckabriss. Titel verso mit Wappenstempel des Barons Balthasar Friedrich von Logau.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman, Corker and Marshal . . . By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc.]. Wing S4540

      Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], London 1679 - Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates, supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman, Corker and Marshal By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc ] Wing S4540

      London: Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], 1679. Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates, supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge

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        Chronicon Regum Anglorum Insignia Omnia eorum Gesta, tum Bellica ac Civilia, tum Ecclesiastica, ab Hengisto Rege primo... Una cum Catalogis, & Schematibus genealogicis cupro incisis

      London, Typis E. F. Impensis Benj. Tooke 1679.. Mit 18 genealogische Kupfertafeln. 6 Bll., 322 S., 13 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Monogramm "B F V L" (d. i. Balthasar Friedrich von Logau) auf Vorderdeckel. Wing L 392. - Frühgeschichte Englands, beginnend mit Hengist und endend im 9. Jahrhundert. -Balthasar Friedrich von Logau (1645-1702), der Sohn des Epigrammatikers Friedrich von Logau, war Jurist in Breslau. Die 6500 Bände umfassende Bibliothek wurde 1704 von Herzog Wilhelm Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar für 5700 Gulden erworben und bildete als "Logavania" einen historischen Grundstock der späteren Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek. - Der gut erhaltene Einband leicht altersfleckig. Vorderer fliegender Vorsatz oben mit kl. Eckabriss. Titel verso mit Wappenstempel des Barons Balthasar Friedrich von Logau.

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        The History of The Civil Wars of England 1640, To 1660

      Not Stated, London, 1679, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionSize: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall, The text of this rebound copy is quite rough in all respects, though striking me as legible with minimal chipping. Author is given as "T. H." A lengthy summary of the texts condition will follow. It seems likely that the first section (title page thru @ page 47) of text experienced color bleed brown staining at margin edges in it's original binding. The title page is much affected, those following less so. I will be photographing the title page for the books listing. Mercifully the darkening is confined to the margins in the main. The collector had made small light penciled notes on the title page as was his habit. Surely they can erase but I will not be doing so, as this should, I think, be done by an Archivist. Additionally the collector noted the Wing and M & H catalog numbers on the first, replaced endsheet. Some corrected (and uncorrected) dog earing is noted, not a great deal. The edges of the text are rather rounded at the bottom.The end sheets and pastedowns were replaced with beige toned stock. Not a perfect match for the original foxed and age darkened matter, but well chosen. The last printed sheet has a small, ancient penned note at it's bottom, a darkened spot, and tiny chips out of it's margin. I have not had the chance to get an archivists opinion as to whether the text edges were cropped for the restoration process, but I suspect not. The edges are quite dark, the header titling seems to vary in location from 1/4" down to 1/2" down from page top. Fore edge may have had marbling but age has obscured it, it and the bottom are lighter than the top, splotchier, the top edge is almost a walnut color and more even. The boards are done in sturdy, modern brown cloth with a black and gilt spine label. Book is 6 5/8 X 4 3/8" 286 pages, gathered in 8 leaf signatures, J signature not present, intentionally so as the pagination is correct throughout. With the book we will tender the collectors notes showing "First edition. Wing H-2239 and Macdonald and Hargreaves 86." The books is/has been stored in fitted, clear acid free sleeve since coming to us. As with all items over $75.00 will ship with delivery confirmation and insurance (where possible) at our expense, Book

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        Zosimou kometos kai apophiskosynegorou Historias neas bibloi hex: Zosimi comitis & exadvocati fisci, Historiæ novæ libri sex : notis illustrati

      Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1679. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary calf heavily worn at the corners, recently neatly respined. Browning to page edges, otherwise clean internally. A nice Greek/Latin edition of this Sixth century Byzantine history. (viii), 384pp. Lacking front and rear blanks. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Inventory No: 045188.

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        The proceedings at the sessions for London and Middlesex, holden at the Old Bailey: beginning on Wednesday the Sixteenth of July, 1679. Being the condemnation of the notorious coyners, and many other too common malefactors. With the number of the persons condemned to die, and their respective facts. As Also of those that were burnt in the hand, otherwise to be Published. And likewise the tryals of Sir George Wakeman, Mr. Corker, Provincial and Benedictine monks, Mr. Rumly, and Mr. Marshal.

      [London: ] 1679 - Folio. 4pp. Disbound fine copy. Wing P3562A. L, O, OC, LNC; CLC, INU, IU, MH, WF, Y. In addition to the tryal of the gang of coiners, watch-makers by trade, operating from a house in Bun-Hill-fields who got caught as a result of sending out a boy with one of their new-minted pieces to buy nutmegs, there are details of the trials of a woman convicted of murdering a bastard child; a woman watch-stealer; several children, male and female for stealing; a young man for setting fire to New-Prison. One Frenchman, indicted for housebreaking, refused to plead and was "put to the Press, the weight whereof in a little time, made him willing to submit to his Tryal, being scarce able to stand when he came out". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De Salario seu Operariorum Merce, Tractatus in Tres Partes Distinctus. In quo Questiones omnes tam ad Theoricam, quam ad Praxim pertinentes proponuntur, pertractantur, resoluuntur. Opus Iurisperitis omnibus tàm in foris, quàm in Scholis versantibus utile, & necessarium. In hac nouissima aeditione quamplurimis S. Rotae Romanae Decicionibus locupletatum, Mater am Salarii, seù Operariorum Mercedis villustrantibus.

      Romae, ex Typographia Bartholomaei Lupardi 1679 - One volume in folio; pp. (VIII), 804; later half vellum over marbled boards, corners strengthened, a bit rubbed and bumped at extremities, handwritten title to spine, small worm trace on lower back hinge, title printed in red and black, small stamp and name on title page, some browning and foxing in places, else clean and crisp, a good copy. First combined issue of Zacchia's two main works, first published 1658. "Latin treatise on wages which deserves mention for the rarity of the consideration of the subject in days when he wrote. He distinguishes different forms of wages.He limits himself to the statement that an adequate wage is fixed by a monarch or by law, by customs or by contract.and the person fixing them should take account of the ability of the workman, the quality of his work, and the price of food." (Palgrave III, 689) Kress S 1493, Einaudi 6102 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        1. Zosimi comitis ex advocato fisci historia nova, Ex recensione Friderici Sylburgii cum latina interpretatione Ioannis Leunclavii & Notis Variorvm. - 2. Eutropii breviarium romane historiae Ab Urbe condita usque ad valentinianum & Valentem Augustos cum Metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. - Breviarium Sex. Rufi (vel Rufi Festi) de Victoriis Ac Provinciis Populi Romani, ad Valentinianum Augustum / Cum Annotationibus Christophori Cellari[i] Smalcaldiensis,

      Cizae (Seitz), Bielk, Friedmann Hetsted, 1679, 1678. - Historia nea (Graece). Historia nova. Ex recensione F. Sylburgii, cum Latina interpretatione I. Leunclavii & notis variorum accurante Ch. Cellario. Zeitz, Hetstedt für Bielcke in Jena, 1679. Mit gestoch. Titel. 21 Bl., 670 S., 17 Bl. Pgt. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Supralibros und Rtit. (Supralibros berieben, etw. bestoßen). STC Z 277. Schweiger I, 349. Ebert 24268 (irrig 1699): "Erste einzelne Ausgabe, welche sich durch theilweise Verbesserung des Textes, durch Abtheilung in Capitel und durch gute Auswahl der frühern Noten empfiehlt." – Griechisch-lateinische Parallelausgabe. – Behandelt die Zeit von Augustus bis zum Jahr 410. NACHGEB.: EUTROPIUS, Breviarium Romanae historiae ab urbe condita usque ad Valentinianum & Valentem Augustos. Cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii. Ch. Cellarius recensuit, notis atque indicibus locupletavit. Ebda. 1678. Mit gestoch. Titel. 21 Bl., 274 (recte 270), 42 S., 13 Bl. – STC E 674. Graesse II, 529: "Nouvelle révision du texte." – Griechisch-lateinische Parallelausgabe. SEXTUS RUFUS, Breviarium de victoriis ac provinciis populi Romani, ad Valentinianum Augustum. Cum annotationibus Ch. Cellarii. Ebda. 1679. 4 Bl., 36 S., 2 Bl. – STC R 1204. Schweiger II, 857. Titel von Zosimos seitlich mit Tintenflecken, sonst kaum fleckig und gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt. – Gut erhaltener Band mit dem Supralibros der ehemaligen Herzoglichen Bibliothek im thüringischen Altenburg. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 1250

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        A True Narrative of the Horrid Plot and Conspiracy of the Popish Party

      Parkhurst & Cockerill, London, 1679, Full-Leather, Book Condition: Fair-, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Presume 1st, UKSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, An extremely difficult book to describe, we hope to reconcile any deficiency of information on our part with a thorough description. Copious notes came to us with this book. First listed note references Wing 0-59, bound with four others in the binding of William Douglas , First Duke of Queensberry, circa 1639 - 1695. Possible Britwell Court marking, unable to locate a sale. Balance of title of O-59 as follows, "Against the Life of His Sacred Majesty, the Government, and the Protestant Religion: With a List of such Noblemen, Gentleman, and Others, as were the Conspirators: and the Head-Officers both Civil and Military that were to Effect it." The four other titles which are bound together in this volume include number S4127 "The Narrative of Mr. John Smith;"- number (J)5561(sic) "The Narrative of Robert Jenison;"- number P3177 "A True Narrative and Discovery" by Prance- B1677 "A Narrative and impartial Discovery of the Horrid Plot" by Bedloe. The book measures 12 3/8" by 8." Collated largely in folio. Boards are a polished, spotted leather. Gilt stamped centers, blind stamped edging. Spine has six ribs, no label. The spine's top (esp.) and bottom have chips out to a depth of a strong 1/8 of an inch. Front hinge exterior has cracking through full length, not loose due to cordage. Rear hinge much less so, cracked a bit but not through. All boards and surfaces have scuff, scar, tip bumping. Back board has one notable abrasion about the size of a grown man's index finger. We will now discuss the book's interior giving the printing data for 0-59 only and attempting to summarize the various library notes, ancient fountain pennings and so forth without capturing them all. First pastedown has BC library notes, WD of Queens notes. Both this sheet and the next blank endsheet have heavy edge browning. Next sheet facing blank, verso has statements from Brown and Oates dated 1679. Balance of printing information from title page as follows, "London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, and Thomas Cockerill, at the Bible and Three Crowns in Cheapside near mercers Chapel, and at the Three Legs in the Poultrey. M DC LXXIX." In the interest of brevity I will not list the particulars of the four following pamphlets, rather trying to summarize condition, faults and flaws. First endsheet has postage stamp sized diagonal chip off lower corner. Pages 2 thorugh 9 of the Oates have unusually heavy foxing, as do some later sections of the text. Each pamphlet has pencilled Wing number. Text in general is neither the most nor least perfect I have seen from this era. Text is generally wavy yet legibile throughout, spottily foxed. The foredge has marbling all edges, top edge darker. The Bedloe section is a shade lighter at the foredge. The Smith finishes at page 35 with two lines of errata.The full publication data from O-59 as follows,"Published by the order of the right Honorable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled. Humbly presented to His Most Excellent Majesty, By Titus Oates D.D, Book

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        Chronicon de Christiano Adricomio Delfo; traducido de latin en español por Don Lorenco Martinez de Marcilla

      Madrid: En La Imprenta Imperial, 1679.

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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. - 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. 3f. et 79pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        News from Ireland. being, The Examination and Confession of William Kelso, a Scotch Rebel, taken in Ireland, whether he fled, after the Defeat of the Rebels in Scotland; before George Rawdon, Esquire; Out of His majesties Justices of the Peace there. Also A Letter from C. George MacCartney, Giving an Account of several Barks full of Scotch Rebels, seen coming from Scotland to Ireland. Together with a Proclamation set out by the Duke of Ormond, for their Apprehension

      n.p. [London?]: s.n, "Printed in the Year 1679" - The context here is the late-breaking news of the crushing defeat of he Scottish Covenanters at the Battle of Borthwell Bridge, on June 22, 1679, by government troops under the Duke of Monmouth, only 5 days prior the the publication of these relaed events. Several hundred Covenanters were killed, 1,200 were taken prisoner and marched off to Edinburgh, but several -- like William Kelso -- fled to Ireland. His capture and examination is recounted here; a report several boats of rebels sailing to Ireland; and a call for their apprehension by Ormond Viceroy of Ireland, on June 30 After the battle, the surviving Covenanters were ruthlessly pursued and killed, and many banished to America (BOTHWELL BRIDGE, BATTLE OF) Folio (32 cm). 4pp. Unbound, partly separated at fold. Wing N972

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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.. 1. Aufl. 15 nn.Bl., 814 Seiten mit einem gestochenen Titelbild und einem gestochenen Flugtitel, 8°, Perg.Einband mit 2 Schließen. Einband berieben und fleckig, Schnitt fleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand

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        CICUTAE AQUATICAE HISTORIA ET NOXAE Commentario Illustrata

      Basel: Konig printed Genathius 1st edition, 1679). Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplate map & city view of Donau + 4 full page woodcuts of plants Quarto contemporary panelled calf (rebacked & blind-tooled with black spine label/tips worn) 336pp +(vi)index The Ae of Aquaticae & Noxae are very faintly printed on the Titlepage and there is slight paper thinning to the paper in 4 small (1cm diameter) round areas and part of 2 letters have been strengthened with ink. Wepfer was the first to analyze the pharmacological effect of hemlock and its poison. In this treatise 1679 the author also reports the discovery of the duodenal glands.

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        Oorspronck, Begin, en Vervolgh der Nederlandsche Oorlogen, Beroerten, en Borgerlyke Oneenigheden. Beginnende met d'opdracht der selve Landen, gedaen by Keyser Karel den Vijfden, aen sijnen Soon Konink Philippus van Spanjen, en eindigende met het einde van 't jaer MDC. In XXXVII Boeken, en IV Stukken verdeelt. Verciert met verscheide Afbeeldingen van vermaerde Mannen en Printen der voornaemste Geschiedenissen. Voorts met een Byvoeghsel van Authentyke Stukken en nieuwe Registers vermeerdert.

      Amsterdam, the widow of Johannes van Someren, Abraham Wolfgangh, Hendrick Boom, and Dirck Boom 1679/1680/1681/1684. 4 delen, (titelprent, 32) 1006 (1) 187 (1), (titelprent, 12) 994 127 (1), (titelprent, 12) 895 27 (1), (titelprent, 4) 691 (228) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben, stempels en linten, groot Folio (Compleet met 4 titelprenten, 4 portretten van de auteur, 36 portretten, 40 gravures, waarvan 1 uitvouwbaar en 38 twee-pagina's groot, waaronder de zeldzame extra gravure van de gestrande walvis door G. van der Gouwen. De tweede en beste uitgave. Pieter Christiaensz. Bor's (1559-1635) benadering was veelal geleerd, en hij gaf zijn mening onpartijdig, en doordat hij bij al zijn uitgangspunten bewijs aanvoerde, in de vorm van staatspapieren, privé documenten, brieven, etc. maakte zijn werk niet alleen veel indruk op de geleerden van zijn tijd, maar ook de Nederlandse Staten en is een van de beste en rijkste bronnen van die tijd.) 4 volumes, (frontispiece, 32) 1006 (1) 187 (1), (frontispiece, 12) 994 127 (1), (frontispiece, 895 27 (1), (frontispiece, 4) 691 (228) p. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 6 raised bands, large Folio (Complete with 4 frontispieces, 4 portraits of the author, 36 other portraits and 40 engravings, from which 38 double-paged and 1 folding, among which the rare extra engraving of the stranded whale by G. van der Gouwen. Second and best edition. Pieter Christiaensz Bor's (1559-1635) approach was most scholarly, he presented his views most impartial, and presented proof for all his statements, in the form of state-papers, private documents, letters, etc., his work not only greatly impressed scholars of his time, but also the Dutch States and is one of the best and richest sources for the period.).

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        Anatomie des Plantes qui contient une description exacte de leurs parties & de leurs usages, & qui fait voir comment elles se forment, & comment elles croissent. Traduite de l'Anglois. Seconde edition.

      Paris, Antoine Dezallier, 1679. 12mo. pp. (24), 215, (13), with engraved frontispiece, 8 decorative vignettes and 14 engravings in the text. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine (ends of spine a bit rubbed). Second French edition. A translation of "The Anatomy of Vegetables begun" of 1671 which reached its final form as the second part of "The Anatomy of Plants" 1682, of which the present work is sometimes, mistakenly, said to be a translation. This second edition is a reprint of the first French edition.//Pritzel 3554.

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        Dissertatio de carentia sensus & cognitionis in brutis. Nürnberg: Zieger, 1679.

      - Second edition of Le Grand's exposition in Latin of Descartes's view of animals, first published in London in 1675. Later it was translated into English by Richard Blome and published as the third part of An Entire Body of Philosophy (1694). Le Grand was born at Douai and probably died in London. He was educated at the College in his native city of Douai, where many English Catholics would have been among his fellow students. He became a Franciscan friar, teaching philosophy and divinity before he was sent on the English Mission. He lived for many years in Oxfordshire and became known as the most prominent English Cartesian of his age. He was the first writer to present the doctrines of Descartes in scholastic format, in his Philosophia veterum e mente Renati Descartes, more scholastic breviter digesta (1671). This was expanded into the Institutio philosopiae, secundum principia Renati Descartes (1672) and was followed by the Historia naturae (1673), which sets out a variety of observations of natural phenomena, and then accounts for them in terms of Cartesian principles. 'And finally, in his third book, A Dissertation of the Want of Sense and Knowledge in Brute Animals, Le Grand argued against the supposed link of life and sense from Plato onwards, and after offering a brief survey of various hypotheses on the nature of soul by Aristotle, Gassendi, Fabri, and Descartes, he adopted Descartes's view. In the Preface, Le Grand writes that "this whole work contains nothing else, but his [Descartes's] opinions, or what may clearly and distinctly be deduced from them"' (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Yet Le Grand may have started a tradition of misinterpreting Descartes's views on animals: 'To be able to believe that a dog with a broken paw is not really in pain when it whimpers is a quite extraordinary achievement even for a philosopher. Yet according to the standard interpretation, this is just what Descartes did believe. He held, we are informed, the "monstrous" thesis that "animals are without feeling or awareness of any kind". The basis for this widely accepted interpretation is Descartes' famous doctrine of the "bete-machine"; a doctrine that one critic condemns as "a grim foretaste of a mechanically minded age [which] brutally violates the old kindly fellowship of living things". But if we look at what Descartes actually says about animals it is by no means clear that he holds the monstrous view which all the commentators attribute to him' (John Cottingham, 'A Brute to the Brutes?: Descartes' Treatment of Animals', Philosophy, Vol. 53, No. 206, pp. 551-9). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, 139, [5] pp., recent quarter calf, slight loss to lower edge of title and one other leaf, small marginal waterstain in places and some light browning, a sound copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caltanisettensis Iurisdivini Naturalis et Ecclesiastici Expedita Moralis Explicatio

      A. Nissoniorum & Ioannis 1679 - VG - complete original vellum cover with the original ink title 8.5 x 13 inches tall. The vellum cover has shrunk a bit and is wrinkled. It is still attached at the back spine but loose Most importantly, the book is still bound in it's original state and the text is still quite clear. It has 521 pages with a 23 page index and is complete. There is " square cut upper right corner on the title page and a 3" long tear in the center into the decorative motif; a 1" tear on the lower right corner of the contents and first 25 pages, affecting a bit of text on some pages; there is light water staining to the last 100 pages; the vellum has some small holes, mostly on the front and spine. Please ask for photos. This exceedingly rare Latin edition is a famous work written by a known and respected Italian Jesuit moral theologian. Known as a strict interpreter of moral law, he was known to be personally forgiving of others. A Spanish owner's name, quite possibly the first owner, is on the back cover written in ink Juan . Gonzales y T.PLEASE ASK FOR MORE PICTURES. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Simmons & Simmons Fine Books LLC]
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        Zosimou kometos kai apophiskosynegorou Historias neas bibloi hex: Zosimi comitis & exadvocati fisci, Historiæ novæ libri sex : notis illustrati

      Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1679. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary calf heavily worn at the corners, recently neatly respined. Browning to page edges, otherwise clean internally. A nice Greek/Latin edition of this Sixth century Byzantine history. (viii), 384pp. Lacking front and rear blanks. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Inventory No: 045188.

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

      per Gioseffo Longhi, in Bologna 1679 - 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). 12mo (cm. 14,7), 6 cc.nn., 179(1) pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Mer de Nort ou sont la N.le France, La Floride, La N.le Espagne, Les Isles et la Terre-ferme d'Amerique

      Chez l'Auteur, Paris 1679 - Scarce 17th century mapping of America. This superb map of the New World evinces mid-seventeenth century French geographical knowledge, based largely upon the work of the great French cartographer, Nicolas Sanson, Duval's father-in-law. It is also an excellent example of the French cartographic aesthetic, exalting clarity and classical elegance. Duval, with some geographical modernizations, based this map on his smaller 1655 rendering of the same subject. The depiction of the American Northeast is somewhat more progressive than that shown by Sanson. New York, Boston, Cape Cod, Virginia and Maryland are each specifically named. Up into the interior, Duval shows all five Great Lakes, however the boundaries of Lakes Superior and Michigan ("Lac des Puans") are left undetermined. Most of the American Southeast is shown as a part of the great Spanish territory of "Floride," which extends north into the Carolinas. South Carolina is labeled "Floride Françoise," and "Charles-Fort," the abortive French settlement on Port Royal Sound from the 1560s, is labeled here. This map appeared as the top right sheet of Duval's four sheet wall map, titled Carte de Geographie: "All [i.e. each sheet] were designed with individual titles so that they could be viewed independently or when these were removed they could be pasted together to form a large wall map" (Burden). The present example is from the first state of the map. Burden, The Mapping of North America II:508. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline.

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        Baconiana. Or certain genuine remains of Sr. Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, and Viscount of St. Albans in arguments civil and moral, natural, medical, theological, and bibliographical, now for the first time faithfully Published

      London: J. D. for Richard Chiswe, 1679. FIRST EDITION. 1 volume, complete with the engraved frontis portrait plate, errata, and 7 separate title pages. Bound in contemporary full speckled calf over cords, expertly rebacked in matching calf, text clean and bright throughout, a VERY GOOD copy. Wing B269

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        AN ADDRESS TO PROTESTANTS UPON THE PRESENT CONJUNCTURE.

      (London, Andrew Sowle), 1679.FIRST EDITION, second issue, 1679, divided into 2 parts. Small 4to, 180 x 130 mm, 7¼ x 5¼ inches, pages: 4, (8), 5 - 246 (pages 241 - 246 misnumbered 141 - 146, A3 numbered A2 and signature 'a' which is the Contents table, inserted between A2 and A3, as in all copies), LACKING FINAL LEAF which has been supplied in manuscript, written in old ink in an early hand without transcribing the errata which should be pasted to the foot of last page 248, bound in full polished calf, double ruled gilt border and blind tooled inner border to both covers, expertly rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt rules and gilt lettered morocco label. Expertly and almost imperceptibly repaired at lower edges of covers, one or 2 minor marks and scuffs to covers, title page reinserted, dusty and soiled at edges, with a few very short closed edge tears, repaired expertly, ink name at top, another faint one in the centre, tiny worm track in top margin which affects next 8 leaves, sometimes with loss of a single letter, another in fore - edge margin of title page which affects only the following leaf, this one catches the 's' of Address, both tracks on title have been repaired and the 's' inked in untidily, margins well thumbed to early pages, pages lightly browned throughout, some upper margins cropped with loss in places of the page number, occasional brown spotting and small pale stains, some light soiling to margins, final printed leaf (145 - 146) reinserted, dusty with repairs to inner margin, 1 to upper margin, partial loss of a few letters at inner edge on 146 but all still legible, some early names and notes on rear endpapers in old ink, binding tight and sound. An acceptable copy of a rare book. All mentions of this work found by us refer to our edition of 1679 as the first edition, including Sabin (59675), however there is an exceptionally rare issue dated 1678 on the title page and with the author's name given as W. P. William Penn (1644 - 1726) famous English Quaker is one of the founding fathers of the United States and the only one among them to have single - handedly created a democratic constitution and ruled a huge territory, Pennsylvania, a century before 1776. This work is one of Penn's longer pamphlets which deals with the argument for religious liberty. It is a powerful exposition of the doctrine of pure tolerance and a protest against the enforcement of opinions as articles of faith. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [THEUER-DANCK] Der Aller-Durchleuchtigste Ritter, Oder die Rittermassige, Hoch-Theure, Hochst-Gefahrliche und Glorwurdigste Gro -Thaten, Abentheuer, Glucks-Wechselungen und Siges-Zeichen de Aller-Gro machtigsten, Unuberwindlichsten, Dapfersten... Heldens Mazimiliani I Wie Solche... Unter em Nahmen Theur-Danck, Zu Offentlichem Druck Befordert

      Ulm: Matthaus Wagner fur Matthaus Schultes, 1679. With an engraved frontispiece and 117 numbered woodcuts by Hans Burgkmair, Leopold Schaufelein, Leonhard Beck and others reprinted from the sixteenth century plates, engraved initials and tail-pieces throughout. Folio, in antique half vellum over marbled boards, with institutional gold wax seal on upper board, spine lettered in manuscript. 125 ff; 58 pp. Very handsomely preserved and a very pleasing copy with a bit of age evidence to the binding and some mellowing to the prelims. A FINE EARLY ISSUE OF ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR GERMAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. The poem is an allegorical chivalric romance celebrating the exploits of the hero (Emperor Maximilian I) in overcoming a series of obstacles in his journey to seek the hand in marriage of Queen Ernreich (Mary of Burgundy) in 1478. Parts of the text were composed by Maximilian himself, who had made the first drafts in 1505-8; his private secretary Melchior Pfintzing oversaw completion of the poem and edited the work. Other contributors were Maximilian&#39;s Silberkammerer Sigismund von Dietrichstein and his Geheimsekretar Marx Treitzsauerwein; Johann Stabius and the humanist Conrad Peutinger worked with the printers and artists. A contract survives dated 17 December 1508, in which Maximilian awarded the Augsburg printer Schonsperger, a specialist in the production of German illustrated books, the post of Imperial printer for life, at an annual salary of 10 florins. <br> This printing contains additional preliminary material by Matthaus Schultes and a 58 page work on Maximilian I.

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        Quaresimale. al Serenissimo Cosimo III Granduca di Toscana.

      Per Iacobo Sabatini,, In Firenze, 1679 - Cm. 34, pp. (20) 747 (21). Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa in rame (C. Bloemart sc., C. Ferrus del.), grande stemma gesuitico al frontespizio (ripetuto in una delle carte finali), testate, capolettera e finalini in xilografia. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta della non comune prima edizione di quest'opera che ebbe successo e fu presto tradotta nei principali idiomi. Cfr. Piantanida (4854): ".tradotta quasi subito in francese, spagnolo, tedesco, inglese, greco e arabo, la più nota e la più importante del l'autore"; Gamba (903). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Novissima totius terrarum orbis tabula. Altkolor. Orig.-Kupferstichkarte von Nicolaas Visscher. Amsterdam, ca. 1679. 42,5 x 52,5 cm.,

      1679 - Prächtige, zart altkolorierte Weltkarte, teils mit winzigen Haarrissen am Altkolorit.- Shirley 486: 'It is not certain when this further world map by Nicolaas Visscher first appeared. It may well have been produced by Nicolaas Visscher II following the death of his father Nicolaas Visscher I in 1679 and this date has been suggested by Koeman.' Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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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., Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français. 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. 59pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. All in One Volume

      Printed by J. Macock for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, Richard Marriot, London 1679 - x,578pp; 557pp. Francis Beaumont [1584-1616] was a dramatist and collaborated with John Fletcher. John Fletcher [1579-1635] also collaborated with Shakespeare. The first folio of plays published in 1647 had 35 plays. This 1679 edition has another 18 added making a total of 53. Cover rubbed and bumped with corner and edge wear. Abrasions on lower board. Minor joint cracking at spine head. Rebound. Several mispaginations. Lacks portrait page. Title page repaired. Damp staining to lower half of first 20 pages and lower corners fragile with tears from lower edge. Some scattered staining throughout. Two heraldic bookplates on paste-down of R. Halford and Edmundus Parker. Contents tight [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les augustes répresentations de tous les roys de France depuis Pharamond, jusqu'à Louys XIIII, dit le Grand

      chez la Veuve P. Bertrand,, A Paris, 1679 - Un volume di cm. 27 con frontespizio interamente decorato e 164 tavole incise. Legatura ottocentesca in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello e fregi in oro ai comparti. Tagli colorati. Esemplare ben conservato. Interessante suite di ritratti prevalentemente legati alla storia di Francia. La suite iniziale (cui si riferisce il frontespizio) è composta dai 63 ritratti dei regnanti francesi, cui seguono 101 tavole incise dallo stesso L'armessin e raffiguranti altrettanti personaggi storici. Ex libris manoscritto coevo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Las vidas de los doze Cesares de Cayo Suetonio Tranquilo,historiador curiosissimo.Traducidas de latin en lengua castellana por el Doctor Iayme Bartolome,Canonigo de la Santa Iglesia Catedral de Urgel.Dirigidas al Señor D. Fernando Moscoso,Cavallero del

      Francisco Sanz Impresor, Madrid 1679 - pergamino , buena conservación en general galería de polilla en esquina superior que afecta desde hoja 71 a 85, grabado en portada, papel algo tostado. Orden de Santiago, y del Consejo Real de Castilla. 247 págs.

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        CICUTAE AQUATICAE HISTORIA ET NOXAE Commentario Illustrata

      Konig printed Genathius 1st edition, Basel 1679 - Copperplate map & city view of Donau + 4 full page woodcuts of plants Quarto contemporary panelled calf (rebacked & blind-tooled with black spine label/tips worn) 336pp +(vi)index The Ae of Aquaticae & Noxae are very faintly printed on the Titlepage and there is slight paper thinning to the paper in 4 small (1cm diameter) round areas and part of 2 letters have been strengthened with ink. Wepfer was the first to analyze the pharmacological effect of hemlock and its poison. In this treatise 1679 the author also reports the discovery of the duodenal glands. 1 volume.

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        HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IN ACTA APOSTOLORUM, PARTEM ALIQUAM EPISTOLAE AD ROMANOS, ET PRIOREM AD CORINTHIOS. CUM INDICIBUS LOCORUM SCRIPTURAE, RERUMQUE AC VERBORUM NECESSARIIS EDITAT JUXTA EXEMPLAR E MUSEO JO. BENEDECTI CARPZOVI [BOUND WITH] HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS,

      Apud Viduam Johannis A Someren, Amsterdam 1679 - tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 4, [28], 124; 135 pages; Horae Hebraicae Et Talmudicae In Acta Apostolorum, Partem Aliquam Epistolae Ad Romanos, et Priorem Ad Corinthios. Cum Indicibus Locorum Scripturae, Rerumque Ac Verborum Necessariis Editat Juxta Exemplar e Museo Jo. Benedecti Carpzovi . [Bound with HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS, 1677, ]. Two title pages. Bound in vellum with handwritten black lettering to spine, an early edition of this excellent work on the talmudic influences on the New Testament. John Lightfoot (March 29, 1602 &#150; December 6, 1675) was an English churchman, rabbinical scholar, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and Master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. The first part of this work deals with the gospels, the second with the stories of the apostles and the letters to the Romans and Corinthians. This work is edited by Johann Benedict Carpzov II (1639&#150;1699) , a German Christian theologian and Hebraist. This well-preserved volume shows mild external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 8 3/4". WorldCat locates 2 copies, both 1679 of the first title and 4 copies of the sescond title, one being 1664 and 3 being 1677. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Epitaph upon Thomas Late Lord Fairfax. Written by a Person of Honour.

      London but no place or printed or 1680 1679 - FIRST EDITION. Folio broadside, printed on both sides of the sheet; drop-head title, with a contemporary ms. note below, "The D. of Buckingham, His Son in Law." Buckingham married Mary Fairfax, the daughter and sole heir of the wealthy Lord Fairfax. Nevertheless, this verse epitaph gracefully compliments his father-in-law. The work probably circulated in manuscript long after Fairfax's death. Wing B 5311, accepting the attribution to Buckingham, which seems to be further confirmed by the ms. attribution here. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Metamorphoses D'Ovide en Rondeaux Imprimez et Enrichis de Figures Par Ordre de sa Majeste, Et Dediez a Monseigneur Le Dauphin

      Abraham Wolfgang, Amsterdam 1679 - Book. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. [11], 462, [4] pp. 227 illustrations, including frontis, which was designed by Charles Le Brun. There is an exquisite pictorial image, 2.5 by 3 inches (with one exception) to each generally 15 line verse recounting concisely one of the Metamorphoses immortal tales and/or character trasnformations. Verse is on facing pages and caption below illustration describes the scene of the picture in prose. This is a Dutch reprint of 1676 Metamorphoses published by Isaac Benserade in Paris, Imprimerie Royale. Brunet IV 288. This particular copy appears to have minor elements of a mixed state, with the frontis possibly being from the earlier Paris edition. Pages 165/166, 457/458, 459/460, and the last three leaves (which is the 6 page index, appear to come from another edition as well, with the likelihood that most of these leaves -- are from a later edition or the facsimile of another edition, given a slight difference in the paper stock, the number typography, etc. (The final leaf bears the date of 1676.) In total, thus, there are seven leaves which are probably not issued by Wolfgang in 1679, and these include the frontis and a single other image, that of Leda and the swan, the latter of which is smaller than the other text images which are uniformly approx. 2.5 by 3 inches. Light offsetting to the illustrations. Some light soilage scattered throughout. A few minor closed tears or margin losses. One page with old, rather clunky tape repair. A few other spots with more subtle or discreet Japanese tape repair. Imagery is always sharp and vivid. Binding itself is tight, and modern full leather with raised bands and understated tooling, plus title labels, make this an attractive and very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        R. Moses Maimonides De jure pauperis et peregrini apud Judæos Latine vertit & notis illustravit Humphridus Prideaux, A. M. Oxonii

      E Theatro Sheldoniano, Oxonii [oxford, England] 1679 - 10, 6 leaves; pp 1-168 [84 leaves]. (page 111 starts TRACTATUS DE PROSELYTIS.) OCLC: 8 libraries worldwide have it. Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Prideaux, Humphrey,; 1648-1724. References: Madan,; no. 3215; Wing; M 2853 Hebrew and Latin in parallel columns./ Cap. II of book VII of the Yad-Hachazakah./ Signatures: A4a-c4A-X4. 135. Translated into Latin by Humphridus Prideaus. Maimonides' commentary on laws relating to paupers and vagrants ({Hilkhot Matanot Aneyim} and {Hilkhot Gerim}) An early scholarly work by the Oxford orientalist Humphrey Prideaux, who provides extensive notes. TITLE PAGE HAS A 2.75 x 3.75 inch etching of a theatre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Las Obras de. Traduzido en prosa castellana por Diego López, natural de la Villa de Valencia. Con comento, y anotaciones donde se declaran las Historias, y Fabulas, y el sentido de los Versos dificultosos que tiene el Poeta.

      - B., Antonio Ferer y Baltasar Ferrer, 1679, 21 x 15?5 cm., perg. con un desgarro en el lomo y parcialmente desprendido, 4 h. ? 548 págs. ? 2 h. LATÍN

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        Le Livre des Assises et Pleas Del&#39; Corone... [Liber Assisarum]

      1679. Attractive 1679 Edition of the Liber Assisarum [Liber Assisarum]. Rastell, John [d.1536]. Brooke, Sir Robert [d.1558], Editor. Le Livre des Assises et Pleas Del&#39; Corone, Moves & Dependants Devant les Justices Sibien en Lour Circuits Come Aylours, En Temps du Roy Edward le Tiers, Avec une Table des Principal&#39;s Matter&#39;s des Pleas del&#39; Corone. Or Nouvel&#39;ment Imprime, & Corrige: Avec une Novelle Table des Touts les Principals Cases Contenus in Cest Livre, & Les Titles sous Queux Sir Robert Brook les Pleas de Ceo ad Abbrege: Colges, & Proprement Escrits en le Margin de Chacun Plea. London: Printed by George Sawbridge, William Rawlins, and Samuel Roycroft, Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1679. [iv], 326, [38] pp. Folio (14" x 9-1/2"). Recent quarter calf over cloth boards, gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine lettering piece, endpapers renewed. Dampstaining and wear to lower corners of first quarter of text block, interior otherwise fresh. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title page and final leaf. An attractive copy. * Later issue of the edition first published by the Society of Stationers in 1606. "The Books of Assises, first published by John Rastell in 1516, are reports in a style very different from that of the other Year Books from the reign of Edward III. They are more concise than the Year Books usually are, giving rather the gist of the argument and the decision than a report of the actual proceedings. They consist chiefly of reports of assizes of novel disseisin and mort d&#39;ancestor and various pleas of the crown heard before justices of assize in the county. They also contain a considerable number of cases in trespass and error heard in the King&#39;s Bench, and a few cases in Chancery originated by bill. Thus they were supplementary to the ordinary series of Year Books, which chiefly contained cases heard in the common bench.": Holdsworth, A History of English Law II:536-537. Wing, Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and British America L2616.

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        Pharmaceutice Rationalis: or, An Exercitation of the Operations of Medicines in Humane Bodies. Shewing the Signs, Causes, and Cures of most Distempers incident thereunto. In Two Parts. As also A Treatise of the Scurvy, and the several sorts thereof, with their Symptoms, Causes, and Cure.

      Printed for T. Dring, C. Harper, and J. Leigh; London. 1679 - Poor+. Contemporaneous full calf. Worn, with a chip or two missing from spine calf (all as pictured). Sadly lacking plates IV & V and the top part of text leaf 15/16 (this leaf was devoted to describing that shown in the following plates - part of plate II, and a very small part of plate III, and plates IV and V verso. Also lacking final blank, one text leaf bears very minor hole. [24], 155, [1]; [8], 179, [1]; 56, [2] p., VI, VI leaves of plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pharmaceutice Rationalis. Sive Diatriba de Medicameniorum Operationibus in Humano Corpore. 2 Parts in One Volume

      Oxford: Ric Davis. Cover worn and detached. Text block split into two sections. Some dust soiling and staining. Plates bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1679. Editio Tertia. Leather cover. 190mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). 164pp; 210pp + index. Title vignette and 14 folding engraved plates. .

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        Provinciale, Seu Constitutiones Angliae Continens Constitutiones

      1679. "Best Edition" of a Key Work on English Canon Law Lyndwood[e], Gulielmo [William] [?1375-1446]. Provinciale, (Seu Constitutiones Angliae,) Continens Constitutiones Provinciales Quatuordecim Archiepiscoporum Cantuariensium, Aiz. a Stephano Langtono ad Henricum Chichleium; Cum Summariis Atque Eruditis Annotationibus, Summa Accuratione Denuo Revisum Atque Impressum. Cui Adjiciuntur Constitutiones Legatinae D. Othonois, et D. Othoboni, Cardinalium, & Sedis Apostolicae in Anglia Legatorum, Cum Profundissimis Annotationibus Johannis de Athona, Canonici Lincolniensis. Oxford: H[enry] Hall, Impensis Ric[hard] Davis, 1679. Three parts in one volume, parts one and two with separate title pages. [lxiv], 356, 155, [20], 77, [2] pp. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary calf, rebacked, gilt-edged raised bands, lettering piece. Light shelfwear, clean tear to front free endpaper at fore-edge, later owner bookplate to pastedown, early owner signature in fine hand to title page, front endleaves and title page partially detached. Occasional light foxing, light browning to a leaf, text otherwise fresh. A pleasing copy. * Revised reissue of the 1664 edition with different title page, a second part comprising the constitutions of Otho and Othobon and the commentaries of John Acton. Includes table, side-notes and index. A key work for English canon law, the Provinciale is a digest of the synodic constitutions of the province of Canterbury. Regarded by some authorities as the law of the Church of England, it covers the period from Archbishop Stephen Langton [c.1155-1228] to Archbishop Henry Chichele [1414-1443]. Cardinals Otho and Othobon were papal legates to England and canons of the plenary councils of the British Isles held in 1237 and 1268. According to Lowndes, this is the "best edition.": Bibliographer&#39;s Manual of English Literature 1363. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:181(41).

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        The Works of the Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser: The Faery Queen, The Shepherds Calendar, The History of Ireland, &c., Whereunto is added, An Account of his Life, With other new Additions Never before in Print

      Henry Hills for J. Edwin, London 1679 - Folio. (xii),339,(i),16,(8),2,10-11,9-11,14-258,369-391,(i)pp. Early full calf Cambridge-style binding, rebacked in the 19th century with the spine in 7 compartments, intricately gilt; leather label, gilt. Engraved frontispiece. Each work has its own title page, and, for the first three, begins the pagination anew, though 'The Shepherds Calandar' is mispaginated in three places. (2),A-Z4 (Kk mismarked K, Nn mismarked N),Aa-Zz4,Aaa-Zzz4,Aaaa-Iiii4,Kkkk, Aaaaa-Ccccc4. A handsome copy with an inscription dated 1891, probably the date of the reback. Unbeliveably quirky pagination and signature markings, but complete. One of two states of this printing: This state shows two bars with catchword 'Calen-" on page 258, followed by p. 359, 'Calendarium Pastorale'. (A second state lacks the catchword, has 'Finis' between the bars on p. 258, an advertisement leaf, and then the 'Calendarium'.) Carpenter, p. 111. DNB suggests that this edition may have been edited by Dryden. Wing S4965. ESTC R7177. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ISBRANDI DIEMERBROECK MEDICINAE ET ANATOMES PROFESSORIS, ANATOME CORPORIS HUMANI Plurimis novis inventis instructa variisque observationibus, Paradoxis, cum medicis, tum Physiologis adornata. Editio nova cum multis figuris. Lugduni, Sump. Joan Antonij Huguetan & Soc., 1679.

      - Ril. in pelle, tit. e ricche decoraz. in oro al dorso con nerv., tagli schizz. in rosso, cm 25x20, cc. 8 non numer., pp 606, cc. 3 non numer., 13 tavv inc. f.t. più volte ripieg. con numer. particolari anatomici di notevole dettaglio. All'antip. grande inc. firmata M. Ogier, che raffigura Vesalius e Spigelius su piedistalli posti all'ingresso di un teatro anatomico. Buon front. con caratt. neri e rossi e marca tipogr. inc. Capitoli: De Infimo Ventre; De Thorace; De Supremo Ventre, seu capite; De Artubus; De Masculis cum Appendice de Membranis & Fibris; De Arteriis; De Venis; ottavo libro: De Nervis; De Ossibus; De Cartilaginibus & Ligamentis. Vecchio ex libris a penna al front. La rileg. presenta notevoli tracce d'uso, la cuffia inf. è mancante e i bordi sono logori con qualche mancanza; l'interno, pur con qualche vecchia gora da umidità e modeste fiorit. è in buone condiz.

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        THEUER-DANCK] Der Aller-Durchleuchtigste Ritter, Oder die Rittermassige, Hoch-Theure, Hochst-Gefahrliche und Glorwurdigste Gro -Thaten, Abentheuer, Glucks-Wechselungen und Siges-Zeichen de Aller-Gro machtigsten, Unuberwindlichsten, Dapfersten. Heldens Mazimiliani I Wie Solche. Unter em Nahmen Theur-Danck, Zu Offentlichem Druck Befordert

      Ulm Matthaus Wagner fur Matthaus Schultes 1679 - With an engraved frontispiece and 117 numbered woodcuts by Hans Burgkmair, Leopold Schaufelein, Leonhard Beck and others reprinted from the sixteenth century plates, engraved initials and tail-pieces throughout. Folio, in antique half vellum over marbled boards, with institutional gold wax seal on upper board, spine lettered in manuscript. 125 ff; 58 pp. Very handsomely preserved and a very pleasing copy with a bit of age evidence to the binding and some mellowing to the prelims. A FINE EARLY ISSUE OF ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR GERMAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. The poem is an allegorical chivalric romance celebrating the exploits of the hero (Emperor Maximilian I) in overcoming a series of obstacles in his journey to seek the hand in marriage of Queen Ernreich (Mary of Burgundy) in 1478. Parts of the text were composed by Maximilian himself, who had made the first drafts in 1505-8; his private secretary Melchior Pfintzing oversaw completion of the poem and edited the work. Other contributors were Maximilian's Silberkammerer Sigismund von Dietrichstein and his Geheimsekretar Marx Treitzsauerwein; Johann Stabius and the humanist Conrad Peutinger worked with the printers and artists. A contract survives dated 17 December 1508, in which Maximilian awarded the Augsburg printer Schonsperger, a specialist in the production of German illustrated books, the post of Imperial printer for life, at an annual salary of 10 florins. This printing contains additional preliminary material by Matthaus Schultes and a 58 page work on Maximilian I. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Figuren Biblischer Historien Alten Und Neuen Testaments

      Melchior Kusel - Johann Leonhard Buggel, Augustano - Nurnberg 1679 - First edition [1679-80]. In German. Imperfect copy with an interesting provenance. Book of beautifully produced engravings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments, previously owned by George W. Van Horne [1833- 1895], appointed by Abraham Lincoln as US Consul at Marsailles. Includes an 1870 letter signed by Van Horne discussing how he purchased the book from a certain bookseller "of the highest reputation for integrity" and that it was one of only thirty copies printed, which we now strongly suspect to be untrue. What the bookseller also neglected to inform him was that there are 11 (of 249) plates missing, with no evidence that they were ever bound in. Full contemporary leather with red spine label, raised spine bands with compartments decorated with a pomegranate motif, a total of 238 plates printed on one side only, six page of text, title page, dedication, engraved pages dividing the sections, colophon. Covers rubbed at the edges with partial surface crack to the front joint, covers well attached, text block sound, partially removed and unidentiable armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, neatly written note in French (appears to relate to a book catalogue dated 1827) on the front free endpaper, pages clean with occasional light foxing, chips to two edges, long horizontal closed tear to one section title, two plates bound out of order. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Garnets ghost, addressing to the Jesuits, met in private Caball, just after the murther of Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey. Written by the Author of the Satyr against Virtue, (not yet printed.)

      [London] 1679 - Large folio. pp. 4. Drop-head title. Creases where once folded. Strengthened horizontally with a thin strip of cloth tape on the verso of the second leaf, not affecting the text. The leaf has not been torn. Rebound in twentieth century roan backed boards. Provenance John Brett-Smith. First edition and only separate edition. CBEL 2. p. 480 "pirated". Brooks Bibliography of Oldham 2. Wing O235. L, O, C, LLP, MR; CLC, CN, MH, TU. John Oldham (1653-1683) born near Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Educated at Tetbury Grammar School and St. Edmund Hall Oxford. In 1675 or thereabouts he began life in the humble position of usher at Archbishop Whitgift's School, Croydon where he remained for three years. In one of his satires he gave vent to his hatred of the position he occupied at this "Grammar-Bridewell". During Oldham's residence at Croydon he is said to have received a visit from Rochester, Dorset, Sir Charles Sedley, and some other fine gentlemen and wits. A later poem the Satire against virtue was reprinted in 1680 in an edition of Rochester's poems. His "Satires upon the Jesuits" of which Garnet's ghost is the first are among his best known works. Oldham claimed for himself "a Genius, and Poetic Rage/ Great as the vices of this guilty Age" but the unrestrained violence and obscenity of some of his diatribes did not suit Pope (a Catholic) who spoke of Oldham as "a very indelicate writer; he has strong rage, but is too much like Billingsgate." Despite this Oldham has his place in the history of English poetry as one of Pope's predecessors in the imitative or adaptive species of satirical or didactic verse. He was only to find brief fame in his lifetime - brief because he died of small-pox at the age of only 30 - but was widely admired after his death and was celebrated memorably by Dryden in his elegiac sonnet: "Farewell, too little and too briefly known". Garnet's ghost, his second publication, is described incorrectly by the writer in DNB as a "broadsheet" and, on the evidence of Wood, is stated to have been issued surreptitiously without Oldham's consent. The poem is an address of encouragement from the ghost of Henry Garnett, a Jesuit executed in 1606, to the Jesuits supposed to have been behind the Popish Plot and the murder of the London Justice of the Peace Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey. Godfrey had been found dead on October 12th, 1678. By the time of Oldham's poem the mass hysteria associated with the plot, which saw numerous totally innocent victims brutally executed at Tyburn, had taken a strong hold. In another poem, speaking of the Jesuits and not for them, Oldham writes. "And let their mangled quarters hang the Isle. To scare all future Vermin from the Soil.". It is sad to see an intelligent man like Oldham lending his authority to this shameful episode in judicial history but he was not alone in his folly. John Evelyn, for example, who had nothing but contempt for Titus Oates, the plot's main originator, did not for a moment doubt the existence of the plot itself. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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