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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.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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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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        De Salario seu Operariorum Mercede. Tractatus in Tres Partes Distinctus. In quo Quaestiones omnes tam ad Theoricam, quam ad Praxim pertinentes proponuntur, pertractantur, resoluuntur [etc.]. Kress S1493 (supplement). Folio

      Ex Typographia Bartholomaei Lupardi Impressoris . . . Vaticani, Rome 1679 - Later 3/4 vellum over decorated boards, definite browning and some foxing, yet a crisp usable copy The rare, best edition of Zacchias' exhaustive treatise, coupled here (and taking up about half the volume) with 150 decisions of the Roman Rota, complementing the questions and answers propounded by Zacchias; three copies in OCLC, one in COPAC [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres ecrites sur une dissertation d&#39;un voyage de Grece, Publie&#39; par Mr. Spon, Medicin Antiquaire

      Paris: Chez Estienne Michallet. 1679. First. First edition. Small octavo. 288pp. Folding map. Rebound in lovely 19th Century(?) green morocco gilt with elaborately decorated dentelles. One ink letter on a preliminary leaf and ink correction in errata, else very near fine. Guillet&#39;s response to Spon&#39;s criticism of his brother-in-law&#39;s book on Greece. OCLC locates three copies, only one in the U.S., and none in France. .

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        Description de la Grotte de Versailles

      Paris: L&#39;Imprimiere Royale, 1679 Later binding, leather spine and brown boards, profusely illustrated, about 18 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.. Hard Cover. Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Vorbereitung zur Ewigkeit, oder Gründliche Anweisung, wie ein Mensch recht glauben, christlich leben, und seelig sterben solle / Gestellet von Christian Kortholten

      Kiel, Reumann, 1679.. Mit Titelblatt, 7 n.n. Blättern ( Zuschrift ), 408 Seiten mit einigen gestochenen Vignetten. Halbpergamentband wohl etwas späterer Zeit mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 16,5 x 9,5 cm ). Einband leicht berieben, etwas angestaubt. Auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken oben handschriftlicherr Titelvermerk von alter Hand *Kortholt, Vorbereitung zur Ewigkeit*. Innen das Titelblatt verso mit altem Bibliotheksstempel *Gymnasii Altonani ex Bibliotheca*, wenige Seiten gering fleckig bzw. gering stockfleckig. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        DAS NEWE TESTAMENT UNSERS HERRN JESU CHRISTI, Verteutschet durch D. Martin Luther ~ PSALMEN DAVIDS, Franzosischer Melodey nach: Durch D. Ambr. Lobwasser. ~ D. Mart. Luther und anderer Gottsgelehrter Manner. GEITREICHE LIEDER/ PSALMEN/ UND LOB-GESANGE/ WELCHE IN EVANGELISCHEN KIRKEN GESUNGEN/ AUCH IN ALLERLEI NOTHEN UND ANLIGEN TONNEN GEBRAUCHT WERDEN (3 works bound in one volume)

      3 1/2 x 6 inches high. Newe Testament and Geistreiche Lieder published in Geneva, Psalmen Davids published in Frankfurt, all 3 by Widerholdt and all in 1679. New Testament: 2 blank endpapers, 1/2 title, title page, 298 pages, 7 page register (index), Psalmen Davids: title page, 110 pages, 2 page index, 8 page catechism, Geistreiche Lieder: title page, 66 pages, 2 page index, and one page "Berichte an den Buchbinder", followed by 3 blank endpapers. All texts printed in 2 columns. All edges of text block gilt. Bound in full black morocco with 4 raised bands on spine, binding looks like circa 1800. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD; Light wear to spine edges, small piece of leather missing at bottom of spine, clasps are missing, binding slightly cracked at endpapers, but binding is very tight--no looseness at all. Text & illustrations are very clean- no foxing, yellowing, staining etc. Religion, Rare RGR.

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        Relation du voyage d'Adam Olearius en Moscovie, Tartarie, et Perse, augmentée en cette nouvelle édition de plus d'un tiers, & particulièrement d'une seconde partie ; contenant le voyage de Jean Albert de Mandelslo aux Indes orientales.

      A Paris Chez Antoine Dezallier, rue Saint-Jacques, à la couronne d'or 1679 - Deux volumes in-4 reliés (19 * 24,5 cm), 27 feuillet non-chiffré (54 pages ; titre, épistre, préface au lecteur, table chronologique et privilège du roi) 656, 667?686 (erreur de numérotation des pages présente dans tous les exemplaires), deuxième volume : 23 feuillets chiffré pour le titre et la table chronologique 135, 138 - 266, 269 - 648. (erreur de numérotation des pages présente dans tous les exemplaires). Le texte est bien complet. 7 cartes dépliantes réparties comme suit : Volume I : page 1, page 74, page 111, page 278 (déchirure au niveau de l'articulation (sans manque), page 359 Volume II : page 12, page 81. Seconde édition française traduite de l'allemand. Rapport d'un voyage d'ambassade envoyé par le Duc Frédéric III de Schleswig-Holstein entre 1633 et 1639. Contient la carte la plus précise de l'embouchure de la Wolga au XVII°. Un voyage des plus interessant : le premier voyage allemand en Perse. Manque un toute petite partie (voir photo) de la coiffe supérieur du premier volume, sinon très bel exemplaire de ce grand voyage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pensees de M. Pascal sur la Religion et sur quelques autres sujets.Qui ont esté trouvées aprés sa mort parmy ses papiers.,

      anonym, Paris 1679 - Text Französisch. Nouvelle édition. Augmentée de plusieurs pensées du mesme Autheur. Suivant la Copie, Imprimée à Paris. Ledereinband der Zeit (mit zartem Knick auf vorderem Buchdeckel), Rücken Bünde, geprägte Golddekoration, natürlich Altersspuren aber sehr ordentlich, geringer Abrieb. Tadelloser, durchgehend sauberer Buchblock, marmoriertes Vorsatzpapier, keinerlei Stockflecken, kaum Papierbräunung, sehr gute feste Bindung. 384 Seiten, Kapitelvignetten. Erstaunlich gutes Exemplar. Die Pensées sind posthum 1670 erschienen (Edition de Port-Royal). Pièce de titre, 4 nerfs, dorures, préface non-paginée, approbations de Monseigneur de Comenge, de Francois Malet de Graville Drubec (entre autres), 384 pages. Dans l`ensemble très bon état. 7,5 x 14 Cm. 0,25 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 250

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        Agostino Dal Pozzo Gnomonices biformis geometricae 1679

      Venetiis Typis Antonij Bosij 1679 - GNOMONICES BIFORMIS, GEOMETRICAE, SCILICET, & ARITHMETICAE SYNOPSIS, IN QUATUOR PARTES DIVISA. QUARUM QUALIBET EST COMPLETUS GNOMONICAE TRACTATUS, AD USUM TOTIUS ORBIS TERRARUM; UT PLENIUS CONVERSA PAGINA, SINGULARUM PARTIUM INDICAT EPILOGISMUS. OPUSCULUM MATHESEOS CANDIDATIS PERUTILE; QUIPPE IN QUO IUCUNDISSIMA PRAXI, EA MAXIME EX PARTE DEGUSTARE VALENT, QUAE SUMMIS INGENIJ LABORIBUS, AC STUDIO, EX ELEMENTIS EUCLIDIS, EX SPHAERICIS THEODISIJ, & EX CONICIS APOLLONIJ EXANTLARUNT. Volume in-ottavo (antico in-quarto piccolo), cm. 23 x 16 ca., rilegato in mezza pergamena, piatti marmorizzati, titolo calligrafati al dorso, notazioni manoscritte al frontespizio. Pagine: [24] + 136; [8] + 88; [8] + 12; [92 di tavole]; 56. Tavola allegorica in antiporta, incisa in rame, disegno di L. David, incisione di Antonio Bosio. 183 tavole incise su rame,fuori testo e poste dopo la p. 12 della terza parte, raffiguranti tabelle e diagrammi a tutta pagina. 1 tavola incisa su rame, ripiegata più volte (cm. 29,5 x 30,5 ca.), posta prima delle 183 tavole e raffigurante un diagramma con i segni dello zodiaco. 2 tavole incise su rame, a tutta pagina, poste alla p. 50 e alla p. 54 della quarta parte, raffiguranti la declinazione del globo terrestre. 73 incisioni su rame, nel testo, raffiguranti disegni prospettici e geometrici. Marca tipografica in xilografia, posta ai frontespizi, raffigurante due mani uscenti dalle nuvole che si stringono, col motto &#147;Fides&#148;. Capilettera illustrati e ornati, frontoni e finalini ornati. Rara prima edizione di un trattato scientifico in quattro parti intitolato Gnomonices Biformis (Gnomonica a doppia forma), sulla costruzione di quadranti solari, ad opera di Agostino dal Pozzo. Nulla si conosce della vita dell&#146;Autore, se non che sia presumibilmente imparentato con Andrea del Pozzo (1642-1709), architetto e pittore italiano. Il trattato studia in maniera completa ed esauriente la proiezione della luce proveniente dall&#146;universo per la progettazione prospettica di meridiane e orologi solari e per il calcolo e la determinazione delle ore del giorno in tutti i luoghi della terra. L&#146;opera è suddivisa in quattro parti e si basa sugli insegnamenti di Euclide, di Teodosio di Bitinia e di Apollonio di Perga, famoso per le sue opere sulle sezioni coniche. La bellissima incisione allegorica posta in antiporta illustra la prospettiva delle ombre proiettate dalla luce e i calcoli e le misurazioni per determinare l&#146;ora esatta. Ognuna delle quattro parti in cui è divisa l&#146;opera, possiede un proprio frontespizio ed è preceduta da un proemio al lettore e da un indice alfabetico. Il trattato è riccamente illustrato da disegni prospettici e schematici, da proiezioni e da tabelle numeriche. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DESCRIPTION de la GROTTE de VERSAILLES

      A Paris, De L&#39;Imprimerie Royale, Par Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, M. DC. LXXIX (1679).. FIRST EDITION 1679, text in French and Latin. Folio, approximately 520 x 380 mm, 20½ x 15 inches, 20 engraved plates, 3 double page, letterpress title with large engraved printer&#39;s device with royal coat-of-arms and 12 pages of text, page 12 being the Imprimatur or Licence Leaf, large engraved headpiece to first page and a pictorial initial, bound in full old vellum, with gilt lettered leather label to spine. Vellum stained and dusty, slight self wear to edges and corners, title page and following 4 leaves have top margins repaired, no loss of text, some pale browning to margins and occasional small spot, offset from plates to blank side of the preceding plate, all plates and text mounted on stubs, small engraved armorial bookplate to pastedown, a very good copy. Andre Felibien was the Royal historiographer of buildings, arts and manufacture. "The Grotte representing the dwelling of the sea goddess Thetis, was designed by Charles Perrault and constructed in the north parterre of the chateau of Versailles... Scholars, historians, and art historians of Versailles have long appreciated André Felibien&#39;s Description de la Grotte as a panegyric account of one of the most celebrated monuments of Louis XIV&#39;s first garden program for Versailles.1 The Grotto of Thetis, begun c. 1664/5 and completed c. 1674, was destroyed in 1682 in preparation for the extension of the northern wing of the château. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        De Peccato Originali . [bound with] De Stolatae Virginitatis [bound with] De Fornicatione Cavenda.

      1679, 1680, & 1698 1679 - Three volumes bound in one. Hardcover. Attractive contemporary ivory vellum binding, with gilt-stamped leather title label to spine. The books are:(1) "De Peccato Originali . sic Nuncupato, Dissertatio. Psalmographus Ps. LVIII. commate IV. .", [Lugduni Batavorum] : Ex typographeio [Danielis à Gaesbeeck] 1679, (xx), 157 [i.e. 167], (xi) Signatures: A-N8, Page nos. 147-156 repeated in numbering (as always). The fourth and fifth words of title proper are transliterated from Greek characters. Engraved device on title page.(2) "Justinianaei de Stolatae Virginitatis jure, Lucubratio Academica," Lugduni in Batavis: Typis J. Lindani, 1680 223 (v) pp. Signatures: A-P8, Engraved device on title page.(3) "De Fornicatione Cavenda Admonito. Sive Adhortatio ad Pudicitiam et Castitatem. Editio Nova & ab Autore correcta. Juxta Exemplar Londinense." [Amsterdam?], 1698 (Second Edition, Revised). 109 (iii) pp. Signatures: A-G8, Engraved device on title page.Texts in Latin. Hadrian Beverland (c.1650-1712), was a Dutch philosopher, collector of erotica, and classical scholar of unusual bent (E.J. Dingwall described him as "one of the oddest scholars who ever added glosses to a classical text") who had a passion for the works of Petronius, Martial, Catullus and other of the less inhibited ancient authors. He is said to have begun work on his first book, "De Stolatae Virginitatis" when he was only 20 (although he did not attempt to publish it until about his thirtieth year) and to have been working on the manuscript of his great study of sex, prostitution and brothels in the ancient world, "De Prostibulis Vetereum," throughout his late twenties. In 1678 Beverland reworked and expanded a chapter of the manuscript and published it anonymously under the title "Peccatum Originale" in Leiden. In this work Beverland argued, like Spinoza, that the Bible should be taken as allegory, and posited (in agreement with Agrippa and Robert Fludd), that the story of the Fall was actually about the discovery of sex by Adam and Eve. Original sin was in fact the human sex instinct. In what could be seen as a surprisingly modern outlook, Beverland argued that the urge for sexual pleasure was a universal human trait, found in all men and women, and that it's expression in any form was legitimate. He supported his proposition with a great number of quotations from Biblical and classical authors, many of whom were highly immodest and wrote openly about taboo subjects such as masturbation and what were then perceived as other "sexual abnormalities." Apparently dissatisfied with some aspect of the first edition of the book, Beverland published a second edition with his name boldly above the titel, "De Peccato Originalit." This is the first of the three books contained in the volume here described. A complaint was made against the book, and Beverland was imprisoned and tried before an academic tribunal. The work was said to be "abominable and scandalous" and "an abortion from depraved brains," and its author was banished for life from Holland and West Friesland. Copies of the work were publicly burned, and the author was driven from the Leiden, the Hague, and Utrecht. In 1680 Beverland published his "Justinianaei de Stolatae Virginitatis Jure, Lucubratio Academica," ("The Law Concerning Draped Virginity: An Academical Study"). This is the second book in the present volume. It is, to put it mildly, an uninhibited study, again drawing from classical studies, of virginity, its loss, the value placed upon it, seduction, female sexuality in general, etc. etc. It has gone on to be considered as a classic of erotic literature, as evidenced by an inclusion of an English translation of it "for private circulation amongst students of philology and anthropology and adult collectors of literary curiosities only" by the famous Paris based English language publisher of erotic, Charles Carrington, in 1905. The third book in the volume is Beverland's "Fornicatione Cavenda." In this work Beve [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Castrioto Lusitano Parte I @[all published] ? Entrepresa, a Restauração de Pernambuco e das Capitanias confinantes ?.

      Lisbon, Na Impressão de Antonio Craesbeeck de Mello, 1679. - Engraved title page signed by Clemente Billingue, with portrait of "Castrioto Lusitano" flanked by 3 allegorical figures, 2 putti, and a coat of arms, all in an elaborate architectural frame (see below). Engraved frontispiece portrait, (9 ll.), 701, (1) pp., (23 ll.). Folio (29.5 x 20.5 cm.), contemporary speckled sheep (recased, later endleaves; rubbed, extremities worn, one joint starting to crack), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, title in gilt on black leather lettering piece in second compartment from head, text-block edges sprinkled red. Title-page slightly soiled, otherwise crisp and clean. Overall in very good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION of this scarce and valuable history of the wars that ultimately expelled the Dutch from Brazil. Borba de Moraes comments, "Despite the fact that it is not a primary source book, it is very much sought after and has become rare." The author based his work on a manuscript by Diogo Lopes Santiago that was not published until 1875-1880, and also on such contemporary sources as Manoel Calado's @Valeroso Lucideno and D. Francisco Manoel de Mello's @Epanaforas. It is written as a panegyric to João Fernandes Vieyra, who organized and led the final insurrection (1645-1654): "Whatever his shortcomings, the rebellion of 1645 could hardly have succeeded without him, and his name is an imperishable one in Luso-Brazilian history" (Boxer p. 276). The nickname "Castrioto" refers to Jorge Castrioto, King of Epirus (Albania), the tale of whose exploits was popular in Portugal at this time. The engraved title page has an fine half-length oval portrait of João Fernandes Veira in elaborately chased armor, wearing the Ordem de Cristo; a rectangle below holds his name, and running around the frame are the Latin words "Patrarunt nomen illi." Allegorical figures in niches surround him. Above the portrait, the figure of Fortitudo hefts a Doric column; putti to either side bear a sword and a trumpet, representing martial valor and fame. To the left of the portrait, Fidelitas carries a book and the scales usually associated with Justice. To the right, Liberalitas holds a book and raises a hand in greeting. At the foot of the page is Fernandes Vieira's coat of arms, in an elaborate frame. The engraving is signed by Clemente Billingue ("Clemente Billingue Invenit e fes."), whose dates Soares estimates as ca. 1660 to after 1716. Soares considers him proficient but not inspired: "um artista operoso, correcto por vezes nos delineamentos, mas desprezando quási por completo as expressões das suas figuras . um abridor de profissão e nunca um artista entusiasta pela sua arte."Frei Raphael de Jesus (d. 1693), a Benedictine monk, was named @Chronista-mor do Reino by a decree of 1681. He wrote the seventh part of the @Monarquia lusitana, published in 1683.---- Arouca J17. Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 427. Barbosa Machado III, 632-3. Innocêncio VII, 48; XVIII, 155. Pinto de Matos, p. 331. Sabin 36088. Schäffer, @Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 49. Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, @Exposição Bibliográfica da Restaouração 687. Visconde de Trindade, @Restauração 327. Soares, @Dicionário, II, 26. J.H. Rodrigues, @Domínio holandês 215. J.C. Rodrigues 2025. JCB @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 679/2. Bosch 142. Goldsmith R20. Palha 4259. Azembuja 1253. Monteverde 2947. Azevedo-Samodães 1632. Ameal 1222. Avila Perez 3822. Boxer, @Dutch in Brazil (1957) pp. 64-5, 244n., 270-1, 273, 276, 299. Not in Martinho da Fonseca, @Elementos bibliográficos para a história das guerras chamadas da Restauração. Soares, @História da gravura artística em Portugal I, no. 319; on Billingue, pp. 127-31. Barry Taylor, "Allegorical Title Pages in Seventeenth-Century Spain and Portugal," @Pruebas de imprenta, Estudios sobre la cultura editorial del libro en la España moderna 7 contemporána, ed. Gabriel Sánchez Espinosa, pp. 67-82, especially p. 76. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'estourdy ou les contretemps.

      S.n. [Claude Barbin] 1679 - - S.n. [Claude Barbin], A Paris 1679, Pet. in 12 (8x13,2cm), 96pp., Un Vol. relié. - 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. 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. 96pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ars Vitraria Experimentalis. Oder Vollkommene Glasmacher-Kunst / Lehrende als in einem / aus unbetrüglicher Erfahrung herfleissendem Commentario, über die von dergleichen Arbeit beschriebenen Sieben Bücher P. A. Neri, von Florenz / und . Christopheri Merretti . Die allerkurtz-bündigsten Manieren / das reineste Chrystall-Glas; alle gefärbte oder tingirte Gläser; künstliche Edelstein oder Flüsse; . auch wie das Glas zu mehrer Perfection und Härte zu bringen.

      Christoph Günther, Frankfurt und Leipzig 1679 - 8 Bll., 350, 5, 3, 141 S. u. Register. 2 Theile in 1 Band. Prgt. Mit Portät-Kupfer, gestoch. Frontispiz u. 19 (von 20) Kupfertafeln. Einband etwas verzogen und fleckig, Papier teils leicht gebräunt - schönes Exemplar 1500 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions. As it was deliver'd in the Royal Society the xvth of October.Terra, a Philosophical Essay of Earth, being a Lecture in Couse. To which is annexed Pomona: or, an Appendix concerning fruit tress in relation to Cider; The Making, and several ways of Ordering it.Also Karendarium Hortense; of the Gard'ners Almanac

      John Martyn, Printer to the Royal Society, London 1679 - A very good copy of John Evelyn's (1620-1706) famous work in new quarter leather binding, retaining the original spine with raised bands, and adding new calf endcaps, shoulder strips and marbled boards. With title page in red and black inks covering all 4 sections of the work. Sylva is the 3rd edition revised by Evelyn and with a new dedication to the King. It is the first edition to contain the poem 'The Garden' written by Abraham Cowley. With 2 page dedication to the King, 16 pp note to the Reader, 4 pp poems, 2pp 'Advertisement' - containing definitions, 'The Garden' with dedication 7pp and Table of Chapters - the index for the whole 4 books. Pagination is continuous for Sylva, Terra and Pomona. Sylva is pp 1-281 and contains 4 engravings, one full page, and 8 pp of tables. Terra has a separate title page - and is listed as the 2nd edition - improved, 1678. It is dedicated to Viscount Brouncker and text runs to page 334. Pomona has a separate title page - 3rd edition with addition 1678 and is dedicated to the Earl of Southampton - text runs to page 412 and includes works by other authors on cider. There are 2 small engravings in the text. Kalendarium Hortense has a separate title page in red and black inks - 5th edition 1679 and is paginated 1-39. There is an errata page at the rear. With decorative initial capitals and other designs. The contents are in very good condition. There is a small stamp for W Barrett 1790 on the fep and a couple of neat annotations in margins. There are a couple of very small paper holes in margins, and one page has loss to the bottom corner not affecting text. There is a small repaired paper tear to the bottom margin of page 399. The second page of 'The Garden' has been bound out of sequence after the rest of the poem. Overall an extremely nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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., Parisiis. 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. [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, Paris 1679 - L¿Armessin Nicolas (1638-1695) ~ Les augustes répresentations de tous les roys de France depuis Pharamond, jusqu'à Louys XIIII, dit le Grand ~ A Paris, Chez la Veuve P. Bertrand, Rüe St Iacques, à la Pomme d'Or, près St Severin, 1679. In-fol., reliure veau, dos a nerfs avec titre gravé & doré sur pièce de maroquin et aux caissons richement orné de petits fers dorés roulette sur les coupes Portrait de tous les rois de France jusqu'à Louis XIV soit 64 portraits, les portraits de Louis XV ( x2 ) rajoutés , + Note de Charles de Brosses sur la mort de Louis XV mort le 10 mai 1774 à 3 heures ¼ de l¿après-midi, la nouvelle est arrivée à Dijon le vendredi 13 matin u par la poste. Ex-libris Ch. de Brosses, comte de Tournay, baron de Montfalcon, seigneur de Vezins et de Prevessin [Gravure sur cuivre par A. Aveline] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elementa conica Apollonii Paergei et Archimedis opera nova & breviori methodo demonstrata.

      apud Mascardum, Rome 1679 - 12mo (141x75 mm). [12], 283 [5] pp., including separate half title to Archimedes' Opera, final blank and 8 folding engraved plates at end. Contemporary limp vellum, a few leaves a little browned. Provenance: Bibliotheca Podolin (ink inscription to title). Good copy of a rare work printed on strong paper. ---- Bibliotheca Mechanica, p.42; Riccardi I, 44; Smith, History of Mathematics, I, 368; DSB II, p.308-9 (Florence ed.). - The Rome edition of Borelli¿s treatise on conic sections, published in the year of his death. "His edition of book V, VI, and VII of Apollonius' conic sections first appeared in Florence in 1661. In 1672 Borelli was forced to fly Messina with a price on his head as the result of political upheavals there; his redaction of Maurolico's edition of Archimedes, in press at that time, was confiscated by the hostile regime. Borelli was also responsible for an edition of Euclid, Euclides restitutus, Pisa, 1658. (Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p.42). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De vita et morte P. Ignatii Azevedii et sociorum eius e Societe Iesu' Libri Quatour

      1679 - An important book for Brazilian history, defined as &#147;believed to have not been printed&#148; and &#147;extremely rare&#148;. 1679. Rome. Typographia Varesi. In 4to (218 mm x 155 mm). 4 ff. + 611. Contemporary calf, boards with gilt fillet, raised bands to spine, compartments tooled in gilt, label lettered in gilt, expertly restored, slightly rubbed. Some folios lightly but uniformly browned, inscriptions to title page, scattered foxing, else a finely preserved copy of this rarity. First edition of the life of Acevedo by Poussines, one of the earliest Jesuit missionaries to Brazil, murdered along with 39 other missionaries on their way for the second time to Brazil. Acevedo was appointed Procurador de las Misiones de la India y del Brasil, and was sent as Visitador to Brazil. He arrived at Salvador de Bahia on August 1566, where the Company had a college. Three months later he embarked on a two-year tour throughout the Jesuit missions of Brazil; this allowed him to have a first hand experience of their work in the region and fundamentally to find locations for new missions. After his return to Europe, he was appointed Provincial of Brazil and charged with recruiting more missionaries. In June 1570 he set sail for Brazil with a considerable group of thirty-nine young Spanish and Portuguese missionaries, however, their ship was attacked by the Calvinist pirate Jaques Soria de la Rochelle, who was in the service of the Queen of Navarre, and all the missionaries were massacred. Pius IX beatified the missionaries in 1854. Borba de Moraes quotes Leclerc 1636 &#147;a rare book which for a long time was believed to have not been printed&#148; and Samodaes &#147;extremely rare&#148;. Azevedo&#146;s mission is one of the most primary sources of information of Brazil. Provenance; two stamps on title page, one from the Bibliotheque des F.F.M.M. Capuccins de Toulouse; antique manuscript inscription on upper margin &#147;Domus Pro[?] Tolosana&#148;. Borba de Moraes, 687. Sabin 6451. Sommervogel VI, 1129. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible ; Containing the Old Testament and the New : Newly translated out of the Original Tongues 1679...Bound with The Book of Common Prayer, 1680

      London: Jo. Bill, Tho. Newcomb, H. Hills, his Ma:Printers, 1679. Hardcover. Very Good +. 7 1/2 x 5". (Book of Common Prayer: [8], *A1-H4.) (The Holy Bible, Old Testament [1], A-Bbb4.) (New testament A1-P4.) (Book of Psalms, 91pp (partial). 17th century Bible, in English, bound with The Book of Common Prayer preceding. All books complete, with appropriate separate title pages, with the exception of The Psalms bound in at rear, which ends on pg.91. Very nice engraved tile page, with a separate dated title page for The New Testament. All edges gilt. Front endpaper excised. Marbled pastedowns, rear pastedown covered in a thick paper in order to facilitate laying down page 91 of Psalms. Bound in a brown paneled mottled calf, simply bordered in gilt, with inner panel double-lined in gilt with ornate corner pieces. Spine with 5 raised bands, each compartment filled with gilt design. Rubbing to hinges, corners bumped, scratch along middle of front board. Binding is still very solid and tight. ESTC R34044. Wing B2307. Darlow & Moule 748.

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        "Prächtige Lust Schlitten Fahrt So Ihro Königlichen Majestät Eleonora, Königin von Polen und Herzogin zu Lothringen und Barr mit dero ... Ehegmahl Carl Herzog zu Lothringen ... nacher der Freien Reichs Statt Ulm den 28. Jan. Anno 1679 anzustellen gnädigst belieben wollen". Ulm vom rechten Donauufer aus gesehen, vorne links das Schützenhaus, von dem aus sich der Zug Richtung Stadt bewegt. Im Himmel fliegender Adler mit Spruchband, zwei Porträtmedaillons und am unteren Rand Legende A - O und 1 - 14.

      . Kupferstich von Johann Franck, 1679, 36 x 67 cm.. Schefold 9709; Schefold, Ulm, Bild der Stadt, S. 32 (mit doppels. Abb.). - Extrem seltenes Kapitalblatt in sehr gutem Zustand.

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        Tractatus de Legibus, Ac Deo Legislatore, First English Edition

      1679. First English Edition of Tractatus de Legibus Suarez, Francisco [1548-1617]. Tractatus de Legibus, Ac Deo Legislatore, In Decem Libros Distributus, Utriusque Fori Hominibus Non Minus Utilis, Quam Necessarius. London: Sumptibus J. Dunmore, T. Dring, B. Tooke & T. Sawbridge, 1679. [vi], 5-725, [27] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14-3/4" x 9"). Eighteenth-century calf with later varnishing, panels with corner fleurons to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, later (?) patterned endpapers. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, some chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and lightly worn, boards just beginning to separate, early armorial bookplate to front pastedown, front and rear endleaves excised. Title page, with woodcut printer device, printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampstaining, internally clean. Ex-institution library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * First English edition (in Latin). With indexes. Suarez, a theologian and jurist who wrote treatises on political philosophy, the state and sovereignty, was one of the greatest thinkers produced by the Jesuit order. First published in 1612, his Tractatus de Legibus, Ac Deo Legislatore is a landmark work that proposes a natural law basis for the law of nations. It was a significant influence on the work of Grotius and Pufendorf. English Short-Title Catalogue R24634.

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        Oorsprongk, begin, en vervolgh der Nederlandsche oorlogen, beroerten, en borgerlyke oneenigheeden; 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... Voorts met een byvoeghsel van authentyke stukken en nieuwe registers vermeerdert.

      Amsterdam, weduwe Joannes van Someren, Abraham Wolfgangh, a.o., 1679-1684.4 volumes. Folio. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum (damaged and loose). With 4 engraved frontispieces, engraved portrait of the author repeated in each volume, 36 engraved portraits, and 39 engraved plates (1 folding and 37 double-page) by J. Luyken, C. Decker and G. v.d. Gouwen.* Second and best edition. - Pieter Christiaensz Bor's (1559-1635) approach was most scholarly, his views most impartial, and as he used to present proof for all his statements, in the form of state-papers, private documents, letters, etc., his work not only greatly impressed to scholars of his time, but also the Dutch States and is one of the best and richest sources for the period. Extra inserted are the famous stranded whale engraving by G. van der Gouwen (Ingalls, Whaling prints no. 359; Kendall Whaling Museum no. 530). Not only the prints by Jan Luyken (i.a. Nova Zembla, Ingalls, Whaling prints no. 2) were added in this second edition but also an appendix of authentic documents and extensive indexes by Abraham Poot. - Most important early Dutch history. - (Several lvs frayed, 2 volumes occasionally waterstained, mainly in blanks).Van Eeghen van der Kellen 9; Van Someren I, 41.

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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 on 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, otherwise a good clean, 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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