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        Oraisons Funebres ComposŽes Par Monsieur Flechier, Abbe De Saint Severin De L Academie Francoise

      Seconde Edition by , Paris: 1680. Good in a 17th century binding of full leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with only fragments of the backstrip remaining, but enough to show gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments. In subsequent years to preserve the binding the spine area was heavily varnished. In the area where the backstrip has been lost the underlying sewing supports (cords) are visible. The front and rear joints seem to be cracked but the varnish continues to hold the book together with the aid of the still strong front and rear hinges. A 16mo measuring 6 1/4" by 3 1/2" with two recent prior owner's names on the first free end page. 326 pages of text.

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        The History of the Turkish Empire from the year 1623 to the year 1677 containing the reigns of the three last emperours,sultan Morat ou Amurat IV,sultan Ibrahim and sultan Mahomet IV,his son,the XIII emperour now reigning

      John Starkey at the Mitre in fleet street 1680 - Firste dition, Folio,(6), 89,336,(14)of index.Two title pages. One by hand ink portrait of Sultan Ibrahim and three engraving portaits and one engraving of a pageant. Missing the frontispiece engraving. Modern brown leather binding. The copy is internally with some pages rubbed and soiled. In 1661 Rycaut "was sent to Turkey as secretary in the embassy of Heneage Finch, second earl of Winchilsea. He was attached to the Porte about six years, and during that period twice travelled to England" (DNB). "Rycaut, from his long residence and connection with the Embassy, was well qualified to delineate Levantine customs [His] History is regarded as one of the best of its kind with respect to the religious and military state of Turkey" (Cox I, 210). An unsophisticated copy of this nowadays rare book in its first edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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      London: New-Buildings, Without Biships-Gate. Fair. 1680. First Edition. Hardcover. Three quarter tan leather bound cover with 4 raised bands and marbled boards has heavy wear to extremities and chipped at caps. Boards and spine are straight. Front board detached but present. Binding is tight. Pages have some faint damp staining but free of foxing and little age toning. Pages otherwise clean and in good condition. Former owner's inscription on front endsheet. ; 127 pages .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Prussia accurate descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi. Alkolor. Kupferstich-Karte v. Janssonius/Pitt, um 1680. 37,8 x 49 cm. Altkoloriert.,

      1680 - Kleine Lochstelle (ca. 5 x 5 mm) im unteren rechten Drittel. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Dalecarliae and Westmanniae Nova and Accurata descriptio/DDD Joh. Janssonius; Viro Illust. D. Petro Julio Coyet, Equiti Aurato, RS Sueciae Consiliario aulico, Secretario Stastus and numi ad Confoederatatos Belgas Extraordinary Affairs Ablegato, Vplandia [Dual sided cartograph] circa 1680

      Janssonius-Waesbergius, Amstelodami 1680 - 2 p. Circa 168? Description: 17th century dual sided cartograph of upland Sweden, matted, framed under glass. Dimensions: 21" x 25" (53.34 x 63.5 cm) overall, 15" x 19" (38.1 x 48.26 cm) sight. Condition: Very good (attractive); age toned, light puckering at areas of fold, light foxing in sporadic areas visible under close scrutiny; not examined out of frame. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: DeCoux & Associates Books]
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        The interest of princes and states.

      Ldn., John Wickins, 1680. - (1st ed.). Small 8vo. (XVI)+354+(4) pp. Hardcover. Recent black cloth with gilt leather title label on spine, paper edges marbled. Good. (Outer corners of title stained, lib. stamp on title, few scattered ink numbers; light foxing/browning throughout). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        RACCOLTA di varii libri overo opuscoli d?Historie del Regno di Napoli

      nella Regia Stampa di Castaldo, appresso Carlo Porsile 1680 RACCOLTA di varii libri overo opuscoli d?Historie del Regno di Napoli di varii et approbati autori che con difficoltà si trovavano. Nella quale si contengono l?infrascritti cioè Le croniche dell?inclita Città di Napoli con li bagni di Pozzuolo et Ischia di Gio. Villano. Dell?antichità, sito, chiese, corpi santi, reliquie e statue di Roma con l?origine e nobiltà di Napoli composta per Luigi Contarini. Antichità di Napoli e del suo amenissimo distretto descritta da Benedetto Di Falco. In Napoli, nella Regia Stampa di Castaldo, appresso Carlo Porsile, 1680. Tre parti in un volume in 8vo; pp. 8n.nn., 120, 8n.nn.; 92, 5n.nn.; 170, 2n.nn.; 64. Vignette silografate ai frontespizi di ciascuna opera: il Castello d?Ischia, insegna tipografica di Giuseppe Cacchi, il seno di Baia. Mezza pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con titlo e fregi in oro. Piatti rinnovati. Santoro, 2185; BL 17th Century Italian Books II, pag. 176; Giustiniani, pag. 122.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam De Partu, de Membranis ac humoribus Uteri & de Conceptione. Editio novißima a mendis repurgata.

      Arnold Leers, Den Haag 1680 - 12mo. Mit gest. Titel. 17 Bl., 582 S., 2 Bl. Pgt. d. Zeit. Blauschnitt. Erstmals 1651 erschienene bedeutende Schrift des Entdeckers des Blutkreislaufes William Harvey (1558-1657), in welcher er die grundlegenden Theorien der Epigenese formuliert. Gut 200 Jahre bevor die erste Eizelle eines Säugetiers entdeckt wurde, vertrat Harvey die Ansicht, der Mensch entstehe aus deren Befruchtung durch eine Samenzelle: "ex ovo omnia". - Einband etw. fleckig u. m. rauhen Stellen, eliminierter Stempel auf Rücks. d. Titels, sonst ein wohlerhaltenes Ex. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentionali

      Amsterdam, 1680. No Binding. Near Fine. 18 1/8 x 22 3/8 inches. Fine original color; excellent. A particuarly handsome map portraying all the Caribbean islands, part of Mexico, Central America, Florida (called "Tegesta Prov.") and part of South America. Strangely, the area of present day Georgia and part of South Carolina is called French Florida ("Florida Galli"); the French colonies in the area had been obliterated a century before this map appeared. The map extends as far north as Delaware Bay. Putti adorn the cartouche in the upper right, while two nereids and a merman make sport of a perplexed ichthyocentaur (with the body of a man, the front legs of a horse and the tail of a fish). The engraving of the figures is uncommon quality.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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        A Mapp of the Isles of Iapon

      A. Goodbid and J. Playford, 1680. Map. Copperplate engraving with hand-coloring. Expertly restored and lined, margins missing. Image measures 14.25 x 20.75". This rare and unusual map of Japan features a graphic illustration of the islands with pictorial depictions of mountains and forts. An inset of Tunquin (North Vietnam) depicts the river system centered on Hanoi and the Gulf on Tonkin. The Sea of Korea and the country's tip can be seen below the inset. Moses Pitt, a British bookseller and publisher, released this English edition of Tavernier's original French map in 1680. The map has been intensively repaired and has some stains, but it remains a good copy of this hard-to-find map. Jean Baptiste Tavernier (1605-1689) was a famous French traveler who voyaged most extensively in India and Persia. His two volumes of "Les Six Voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier" document his travels and commercial contacts. While he never made it to Japan, this scarce map evidences the wide range of contacts he made during his voyages.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Registro di Essatori" ( Handschriftliche Bezeichnung auf dem Einbanddeckel), Italienische Handschrift auf Papier

      (Castellamare di) Stabia, 1680-1709. - 192 Bll. ( 140 nummerierte und 52 unnummerierte Bll.) Umfangreiches handschriftliches Steuerdokument aus Stabia, heute Castellamare die Stabiea am Golf von Neapel. Von verschiedenen Händen fast vollständig beschrieben, ca. 10 kleine beschriebene Blätter zusätzlich aufgenäht, einige kleine papiergedeckte Siegel. Fortlaufend werden die Steiereinnahmen aus den Jahren 1680 bis 1709 registriert. Die Steuerpflichtigen dokumentieren jeweils ihre Steuerschuld und bestätigen ihre Zahlung mit Datum und Unterschrift. Der Pergament und ungewöhnlicher Bindetechnik, in Kopert-Heftung, gebunden - mit Verstärkung durch die drei aufgenähten Lederbändchen am Rücken am Rücken und auf den Deckeln. Einband etwas wellig, Bindeband fehlt. Etwas gebräunt und fleckig, einige Wurmspuren. Insgesamt von ordentlichem Erhalt. Sprache: it Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Folio (34 x 22 cm) Flexibler Pertgamentband der Zeit mit umschliessender vorderer Klappe in Kopert Heftung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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      1680. ELIOT, John. THE FIRST AMERICAN BIBLE: A leaf from a copy of the Bible translated into the Indian language by John Eliot. Presented with explanatory text by Wilma Corcoran, Zion Research Library Boston University. Cambridge, MA: S.Green and M.Johnson, 1680. Second editon. (17 years after the first.) Single leaf. New Testament, Book of John, part of Chapters 19 and 20 dealing with the death and resurrection of Christ. This leaf is presented with an explanatory text in a white folder. Eliot (1631-1690) known as "Missionary to the Indians" learned the Algonquin language and translated the entire Bible into this unwritten and now extinct tongue. "The exigencies of metre and rhyme, combined with the extraordinary length of words in the agglutinative language, must have rendered his task one of supreme difficulty: the result must be considered a veritable tour de force." [Darlow & Moule 6737] The bible was printed by Samuel Green with the help of James Printer, an Indian compositor and corrector of the press. A bit of browning and spotting with a few faint contemporary ink marks.

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        Nova Persiae, Armeniae, Natoliae et Arabiae

      ca 1680 - Grenzkolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 55,5 x 47,5 cm Karte zeigt die Arabische Halbinsel, die Türkei, Israel, Syrien, Persien etc. Mit schönem Altkolorit.Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, kleine Risse im Rand. - Tibbets 121 mit Abb. S. 88 (dat. 1666); Al Ankary S. 221. Map of the Arabian Peninsula, Turkey, Persia, Syria, Israel etc. With original coloring in outline. Age toned with foxing, small tears in margins, otherwise in a good condition. - Tibbets 121 mit Abb. S. 88 (dat. 1666); Al Ankary S. 221.

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        Holsatiae Tabula Generalis in qua sunt Ducatus Holsatiae, Dithmarsiae Stormariae et Wagriae.

      Amsterdam 1680 - The map show Hamburg and the vicinity in the German state of Lower Saxony., Size : 505x615 (mm), 19.875x24.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Some oxidation of green pigment. Laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation. Otherwise, Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Of the Love of God & Our Neighbour in Several Sermons

      Miles Flescher , Brabazon Aylmer, 1680. First edition. Full Leather. Fine. Isaac Barrow - Love of God - 1680& & Of the Love of God & Our Neighbour in Several Sermons& & Printed for Miles Flescher , Brabazon Aylmer ,At the Three Pigeons against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill.& & First Edition& & Newly Rebound& & Contemporary binding in authentic antique (50 years + ) brown leather with its own aged markings/look.& & Pagination& Title page / Dedication / Contents / 1-316 / 1 ad page& & Text Block& Pages exceptionaly clean , with slight browning to text block edge.& Slight loss to the corners of the 1 page advert to the rear , not effecting text.& Old (very) worm hole , pin head shape/size effecting page 25-99 then cigar shape 101-139 then back to pin head shape/size 141-317 - see pictures.& Front hinge slight crack.& & & Author& & Isaac Barrow (1630-1677) was the first Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge and resigned his chair in favor of Newton to become royal chaplain in London& & As a mathematician, he was ranked by his contemporaries as second only to Isaac Newton.& & Dr. Barrow was the friend and tutor of Sir Isaac Newton, and first Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge. It is impossible to estimate the loss the world has sustained by his early death (in his 49th. year), but it is certain that Newton alone equalled him in genius.

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      Venetia, Gio: Giacomo Hertz, 1680.. Volume I of 2, FIRST EDITION 1680, Italian text. 4to, 250 x 180 mm, 9¾ x 7 inches, large engraved publisher's device of a ship and mermaids by Piccini, F., a few ornate pictorial head- and tailpieces and initials, engraved portrait plate of Prince Luigi Contarini to whom the work is dedicated following title page, drawn by Martial Desbois engraved by Elisabeth Picini (that is Suor Isabella Piccini), plus 71 large engraved portraits in the text of Venetian Doges with their coats of arms, 2 signed Picino, F., another Petrus Filius Iacobi Picini 1663, the rest unsigned and attributed to Suor Isabella Piccini, pages (16), 780, (72) - index and errata. There should be 72 portraits but on page 435 there is a large empty space for the 55th portrait of Marino Faliero. Bound in full contemporary calf, triple gilt ruled border to covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, lacking title label, cream gilt morocco volume label present, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Binding worn, both hinges cracked, covers holding on the cords, 5 mm (¼") chipped from head and tail of spine, spine badly rubbed, corners worn, neat inscription at top of title page dated 1728, a few pages lightly age-browned, light offsetting from some portraits onto text, small closed tear to 1 lower margin, small piece missing from 1 lower margin corner (paper flaw). Text block tight and firm. A good clean copy of the first part of a scarce work (Volume II missing). Volume I begins in the year 421 and takes the history of the Doges from Pauluccio Anafesto in 697 to Giovanni Mocenigo in 1478. Volume II which was published in 1684 had a further 41 portraits. Isabella Piccini (originally named Elisabetta, 1648-1734), a Franciscan nun and daughter or niece of a celebrated 17th century Venetian engraver Giacomo Piccini, engraved many book illustrations herself and achieved considerable fame in her time. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Insularum Danicarum ut Zee-Landiae, Fioniae, Langelandiae, Lalandiae Falstriae, Fembriae, Monae… [Denmark]

      1680 - This beautifully engraved chart shows the main Danish islands plus the eastern coastline of Denmark and a little of Sweden. The map is filled with minute detail of fortresses, cities, towns and tiny villages. The superb cartouche features the royal coat of arms and a scene of merfolk frolicking in the sea.

      [Bookseller: Art Source International Inc.]
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        Tabula Regnorum SUECIA et NORVEGIAE

      Amsterdam., c.1680.. Copper engraving. Original colour. Single wormholes on each side. Unobtrusive library stamp. Centrefold strengthened. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 55.5 x 44 cm. (22 x 17½ inches) Attractive map of Scandinavia, including Russian Baltic, with decorated title cartouche and royal arms above. Six scales at lower right, texts on map in Latin at upper right

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Actes et Memoires des Negotiations de la Paix de Nimegue

      Amsterdam - La Haye, 1680 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rare collection of 17th century diplomatic texts,treatise, negotiation and correspondence. This work provides important original sources and contemporary accounts of the Treaties of Peace of Nijmegen (Ngotiations de Nimegue or Ngotiations de la Paix de Nimgue; Friede von Nimwegen). Theseseries of treaties, signed in the Dutch city of Nijmegen between August 1678 and December 1679, ended various interconnected wars among France, the Dutch Republic, Spain, Brandenburg, Sweden, Denmark, the Prince-Bishopric of Mnster, and the Holy Roman Empire. Text in French. Second edition. Scarce. Condition: In a full vellum binding with title inked on the spine. Externally, sound with marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. pages are remarkably bright and clean for their age withthe few handling marks or small spots confined to the endpapers. Front pastedown has a faded and partially removed ink inscription. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Berättelse om dhen swenske extraordinarie ambassad.

      hans excell. rijkz rådetz och general gouverneurens i Skåne herr Johan Gyllenstiernas, solenne intåg i Kiöpenhambn hållen den 3. april, såsom och om dhes sedermehra hafde audience hoos dheras kongl. may:ter och högheter af Danmarck, tagen uthur een dher om i Kiöpenhambn uppå tyska språket tryckt relation. Stockholm, Niclas Wankijff, 1680. 4:o. (8) s. Liten fläck på titelbladet. Tagen ur band. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Klemming, Sveriges förhållanden, s. 269f. Varianten med "af" istället för "aff" på titelsidan. Efter att fred äntligen slutits 1679 arbetade Karl XI:s närmaste man, Johan Gyllenstierna (1635-80) för en allians mellan Sverige och Danmark. Han ledde själv den viktiga ambassad som 1680 sändes till Köpenhamn och lånade personligen, med pantförskrivningar och egna skuldförbindelser, upp betydnade summor för att ge sin ambassad en pampig inramning, pengar som Karl XI efter Gyllenstiernas död i juni samma år vägrade betala tillbaka till släktingarna. Med sig hem från Köpenhamn tog Gyllenstierna även något kuppartat prinsessan Ulrika Eleonora och forcerade därmed fram giftermålet mellan henne och Karl XI

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        Pars Flandriae Occiden continens Ambactes sive Officia. . .

      Amsterdam 1680 - This map shows the region of West Flanders in Belgium and the north eastern coast of France, including the city of Calais., Size : 380x485 (mm), 15x19.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Good, laid on acid free paper for long term preservation and for strengthening the oxidation of the colour pigments.

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        Remarks on Some Eminent Passages in the Life of the Famed Mr. Blood, in a Letter to a Person of Quality, written upon the occasion of the late Tryall, Relating to his Grace the Duke of Buckingham

      London - John Norris, 1680 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A handsome and rather scarce First Editionaccount of Thomas Blood's exploits. Bound in quarter leather with a spine labeland gilt lettering, and marbled paper-covered boards. With numerous blank pages bound in. Anonymously published; author information from Copac. 'R. H. ', possibly Richard Halliwell, [was] Blood's accomplice in 1671 - ODNB. Colonel Thomas Blood (1617/181680) was an Irish-borncolonelbest known for attempting to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London in 1671. He was also implicated in one attempted kidnapping and one attempted murder of the Duke of Ormonde, and switched allegiances from Royalistto Roundheadduring the Wars of the Three Kingdoms,but later found favour at the court of King Charles II. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only some slight wear to the extremities, with just some slight bumping and lifting to the spine label. Internally the pages have light scattered spotting and mild browning. With ink notes to the title page and the margin of page two. There are several repairs to small closed tears and chipping to the corners. The edges of the first couple of pages have been professionally repaired, which is only detrimental to the top of the title. The interior has a distinctive odour. Overall the condition is near fine with a very good interior..

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        Tabula IndiÊ Orientalis Emendata a F. de Wit

      Amsterdam,: c., 1680.. Engraved map, 460 x 560 mm., superb handcolouring; in fine condition, framed. Fine early map of the East Indies showing the discoveries of Tasman by Frederick de Wit, at a time when he was one of the foremost map-makers in Holland. His firm's 'maps were distinguished by their excellent craftsmanship, exactness and beauty...' (Schilder).This map stretches from Persia in the west to China and Taiwan in the east, and shows northern "Hollandia Nova", bearing three significant place names: "Van Diemens Landt"; "Baya van Diemen" and "Vuyle hoeck" (the last a disparaging term meaning something like "rotten corner" and evidently relating to the inhospitable coastline). All of these relate to Abel Tasman's second voyage of 1644.'Frederick de Wit, an apprentice of William Blaeu... became one of the most prominent and successful map engravers and publishers in Amsterdam following the decline of the Blaeu and Jansson establishments. His work, notable for the beauty of the engraving and colouring, was very popular and editions were issued many years after his death...' (Parry, The Cartography of the East Indian Oceans, p. 118).The map is handcoloured in outline and decorated by a beautiful cartouche showing four dramatically-posed costumed figures of the East.Not in Tooley; Parry, The Cartography of the East Indian Islands, plate 4.29.

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      1680. ELIOT, John. THE FIRST AMERICAN BIBLE: A leaf from a copy of the Bible translated into the Indian Language by John Eliot. Presented with explanatory text by Wilma Corcoran, Zion Research Library, Boston University. Cambridge, MA: S.Green and M.Johnson, 1680. Second edition. (17 years after the original.) Single leaf.5 5/8" x 7 1/8" Darlow and Moule identify of Eliot's bible as the "The first ... Bible, with Metrical Psalms." Our leaf is from the Book of Psalms. In addition it is the first Bible printed in America, the first scripture printed in North America, and the first example of translation and printing of the entire Bible in a new language as a means of evangelization. Eliot (1631-1690) known as "Missionary to the Indians" learned the Algonquin language and translated the entire Bible into this unwritten and now extinct tongue. "The exigencies of metre and rhyme, combined with the extraordinary length of words in the agglutinative language, must have rendered his task one of supreme difficulty: the result must be considered a veritable tour de force." [Darlow & Moule 6737] The bible was printed by Samuel Green with the help of James Printer, an Indian compositor and corrector of the press. A bit of browning and spotting with a few faint contemporary ink marks.

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        Aurelia Vernaculo Orliens.

      ca 1680 - Gravure sur cuivre de 51 x 39,5 cm à la cuvette, dimensions de la feuille 56 x 44 cm. Trace de pliure au centre, mais un bel exemplaire. Beau plan légendé avec indication de près de cent-trente rues, places remarquables, et paroisses de la ville.

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        Ducatus Britanniae Tabula cum Omnibus suis Provinciis Nova Descriptio. [Brittany,France]

      1680 - Quite a rare map by Dankerts of Brittany from Noirmoutier-en-L'lle on the South to Normandy on the North. We were not able to find any recent sales of this map.

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        The Secret History Of the Most Renowned Q. Elizabeth And The E. of Cssex. [sic] By a Person of Quality. [Parts One and Two bound together]

      circa 1680 Duodecimo, 6 x 3.5 inches. Fifth edition, hitherto unrecorded. B-F12. 115 pages. This seems to be an unrecorded edition of this title. The Secret History was included in a book entitled "A Collection of Pleasant Novels," published by the same printer, in an undated edition that was advertised in the end of 1699 and came out sometime in 1700, according to the Term Catalogue. The next listing for this title in both references was printed in 1703, thus passing over this therefore unrecorded edition of 1702. An engraved allegorical frontispiece is bound opposite the title. This is copy is bound in full modern sheepskin, a buff color. The leaves are occasionally spotted, with no great defects. Some contemporary inscriptions appear on the endleaves. By the late seventeenth century, Elizabeth's love life became a subject of obsession in Englnad and especially in France. The Secret History of the Most Renowned Q. Elizabeth, and the E. of Essex in the most famous of the absurd tattle-tale books, but not the last. There is also The Secret History of the Duke of Alancon and Q. Elizabeth: A True History (1691), written in a crisp documentary style, and the Secret Memoirs of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (1706). These in turn have inspired nineteenth-century operas and an endless stream of modern pulp fiction." (quoted from Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legende

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        De motu animalium. Opus posthumum

      Rome: Ex Typographia Angeli Bernabò, 1680 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. De motu animalium. Opus posthumum. 2 volumes. Romae, Ex Typographia Angeli Bernabò, 1680-81. 4to (22.2x15.4cm). Vol. I, 1680: (xii), 376, (12) pp., 14 folding plates; Vol. II, 1681: (iv), 520 pp., 4 folding plates. Woodcut device on titles. The 4 plates in vol. 2 reinforced at outer edge, some foxing and light browning, later vellum with gilt spines. Text block of vol. 1 about 5 mm larger than vol. 2. ---- Horblit 13; Garrison-Morton 762; Dibner 190; Norman 270; Parkinson, Breakthroughs, 1680; Lefanu, Notable medical books, pp. 90-91; Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca mechanica, pp. 42-43; Fulton, History of physiology, pp. 220-222. - First edition. The foundation work on animal motion. Published in the year of his death, Borelli's treatise presented the application of mechanics to the motion of the limbs of animals based largely on Galileo's mechanics. He began with the center of motion, the muscle, and then applied its forces to the linkage of bones with the same exactness as forces applied to levers. This analysis evolved into a system describing an animal's entire mobility covering the motions of walking, running, jumping, weight-lifting, bird flight, fish motion and insect creeping. He held that nerve stimulation was related to the contraction and swelling of a muscle and that some chemical process was associated with it. He also believed that heartbeat was a simple muscular contraction and that the circulatory system was hydraulic in principle (Dibner, Heralds of Science)..

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      Rome, Italy: Batista Bussotti. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1680. Hardcover. Art; Small folio 13"; Folio, contemporary vellum; worn & dusty, spine gone, front cover detaching. With 35 engraved plates as called for- 1 double-page, some internal spotting & dust soiling, dampstaining along upper gutters, occasionally touching text & plates. Bdg. Starting to break, a few leaves loose, ink annotations on verso of one leaf. Ex-library - blind stamp at foot of title page, ink stamp at foot of leaf A2. Plates generally clean with some marginal [well outside the design area] aging. Bellori's commentary. Tomb paintings .

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        Catalogue of the Kings of England, the Bishops of England, and the Dukes of England

      London - Basset, 1680 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Very scarce not listed on ESTC. A detailed and illustrated catalogue of British history and geneaology from Peter Heylyn in a vellum binding. Bound in half vellum with gilt lettering and decoration. Containing the Catalogue of Kings, Catalogue of Bishops, and Catalogue of Dukes, Marquesses, and Earls. With numerous heraldric woodcuts. Originally published under the name Robert Hall, this work is identified as that of Peter Heylyn. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The joints are starting. There is rubbing with edge wear and loss to the paper boards. Internally the pages have slight browning with marks and the occasional spot. There are tidemarks to the first few pages, and tidemarks to the lower margin throughout the book that does not affect the text. There are fore-edge margin tidemarks from page 507 to the rear, becoming prominent to the last fifteen leaves. Overall the condition is good..

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        Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius, ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii, cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii, Roberti Titii, Hieronymi Avantii, Jani Dousae patris & filii, Theodori Marcilii, nec non selectis aliorum

      Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Rudolphi a Zyll, G.F., 1680. Thick 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 2 pts. in 1. [12] ff., 638, [2] pp.; 662 pp. (i.e., 672), [32] ff. The works of Catullus, Tibullus, and Propertius were first published together in 1472. The first part here contains a section for each of these Roman poets, each with copious notes by Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540–1609); the second part is divided into => 14 chapters of commentary by Muretus, Statius, and others as per the title-page. The volume's text is in Latin with some Greek, printed in roman, italic, and capital letters, with the main text single-column above Scaliger's notes, printed smaller and in double columns; the separate commentaries, paginated continuously but quite erratically, are also in double-column. Dotted throughout are attractive woodcut initials of floral, historiated, and factotum designs; ornaments and head- and tailpieces; a small woodcut diagram; and a few inscriptions printed in capitals, including one set lengthwise on a full page. The title-page features the printer's large device and is preceded by an => added engraved title-page. Binding: Contemporary vellum => prize binding paneled in gilt on each cover with fleurons at corners, this surrounding the => coat of arms of Rotterdam, i.e., two gilt lions supporting a shield of four lions passant above a pale charge, crowned by a ducal coronet with a fleur-de-lis at the helm. Spine blind-ruled with a single floral ornament blind-stamped in each compartment, title written in early ink (now faded). Provenance: Two different bookplates of Lebanese lawyer, writer, and translator Camille Aboussouan (b. 1919), former UNESCO ambassador to Lebanon who founded the cultural review Les Cahiers de l'Est. Pressure-stamp of Jean-François Jolibois (1794–1879), a priest at Trévoux, France, who was a member of the légion d'honneur and various literary societies. Ink inscription in French dated 25 February 1863 at Lyon, shelf number in same hand on front pastedown, and price in ink on front free endpaper. Schweiger, II, 81; Dibdin, I, 377; Graesse, II, 87 ("fort rare"). Binding as above, with four green ribbon ties; prize assignment lacking and engraved title-page reattached; lightly soiled, gilt rubbed in places, some staining to edges of text block. Mild to moderate foxing, occasionally; a few inkstains or smudges and small dampstains; two small holes from natural paper flaws not affecting text and one sectional title-page with same taking "A" from CATULLUS; two short marginal tears. Overall, indeed, clean and crisp and pleasing.

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      1680. Fine. CATULLUS, TIBULLUS ET PROPERTIUS ex Recensione Joanni Georgii Graevii. Cum notis integris Jo. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii [et al.] Utrecht, Rudolph Zyll, 1680. Octavo. [xxii]638; [2]626[60]pp. Engraved title. Initial two blanks starting, else internally fine, in near-fine vellum boards. Engraved bookplate.

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        Catullus, Tibullus, et Propertius

      Rudolph Zyll, Utrecht, 1680. Hardcover (Vellum). Near Fine Condition. Full contemporary vellum, slight soiling, old label at base of spine, an attractive binding. Loss to the first few page edges, scattered foxing, otherwise fine internally. A nice copy of this collection of Latin poetry with Scaliger's commentary. Extra engraved title, (xxii), 638 (2), 662, (40). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043246. .

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        Experimentum novum ac curiosum de minera arenaria perpetua, sive prodromus historiae

      Frankfurt, Weidmann 1680.. Mit 1 gest. Kupfertafel. 136 S., 20 Bl.; 4 Bl. "Index librorum". Prgt. d. Zt. mit 2 Schließen. Ferchl 31; Rosenthal 134 (ohne das Bücherverzeichnis). - Erste Ausgabe, erschien auch als drittes Supplement zur "Physica subterranea". - Vorgebunden: Experimentum chymicum novum... Supplementi in Physicam suam subterraneam. Supplementum I & II. S. (559)-810, 5 Bl. "Index rerum". - Zusammen formt dieser Sammelband die kompletten Supplemente zu Bechers Hauptwerk. - Einband fleckig und berieben, Rückenbezug größtenteils abgelöst. Durchgehend gebräunt und fleckig, beide Titel alt gestempelt.

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        Carte Figurative du Comté de Valsasine possedé par les anciens Princes du Milanois de la Maison de la Tour depuis l'An M.LXXXIX

      Kupferstich-Karte um 1680. 40.5x52.2 cm. - Das Tal der Pioverna u.a. mit den Orten Cremeno, Introbio, Taceno und einem Teil des Comer Sees, im Süden begrenzt durch Lecco, im Norden durch das Tal des Varrone. Die Berge und Täler im Profil dargestellt mit geographischen und historischen Anmerkungen im Kartenbild. Detaillierte Karte dieses wenig dargestellten Gebietes mit Wappenkartusche, figürlicher Legende, Meilenzeiger und Windrose. Weisser Papierrand außerhalb der Einfassungslinie neu angesetzt, kurze Einrisse im Kartenbild restauriert, Papierabriss mit Abbildungsverlust von 3 cm der Randleiste oben rechts ergänzt.

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        Svecia literata seu de scriptis & scriptoribus gentis Sveciæ.

      Opus postumum. Sthlm, H. Keyser, 1680. 8:o. (16),346,(22) s. Bra samtida pergamentbd med en mindre brun fläck på främre pärm. Blåstänkta snitt. Inre falsar och insidan av bakre pärm med svaga sprickor. Enstaka svaga fuktränder i marginalerna, t.ex. i översta marginalen på sista bladet, några råkanter och vikta hörn. I samband med tryckningen har s. 218-19 och 222-23 blivit lätt solkiga. Med en oläslig gammal signatur och Sune Lindqvists namnteckning daterad den 26 oktober 1959. Fint ex.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 830. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 19. Med en tryckt dedikation till Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie från Schefferus änka och ättlingar. Sveriges äldsta egentliga bibliografi. Den är uppställd kronologiskt och förteckningen börjar med de medeltida landskapslagarna. På s. 273-315 förtecknas i Sverige verksamma utlänningars svenska verk, bl.a. författarens egna, och på s. 316-24 finländares tryckta skrifter från Michael Agricola till Johannes Paulinus. Vad gäller personhistoriska tryck och akademiska avhandlingar försvarade utanför Sverige och Finland är bibliografin fortfarande aktuell

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Rastende Reiter an einem Marketenderzelt. Three Horsemen at the Sutler's Tent towards the Left

      Kupferstich von Johannes (Jan) de Visscher nach Philips Wouwerman bei Justus Danckerts um 1680. 33.5x39 cm. - Hollstein, Dutch 27III. - Nagler, Lex. XXIII, 28.1 - Thieme / Becker XXXIV, 416 - Darstellung aus der bekannten Folge der Marketenderzelte nach Wouwerman. Mit umlaufenden Rändchen um die Plattenkante. 2 kleine Löchlein nach vorn unauffällig restauriert.Der Kupferstecher, Maler und Zeichner Johannes (Jan) de Visscher "stach Bildnisse (meist nach eig. Vorlage), Landschaften u. Genrestücke (nach C. u. N. Berchem (ca. 80 Bl.), A. Brouwer, A. v. Ostade u. Ph. Wouwerman" (Thieme/Becker).

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        A Mapp of All the World in two Hemispheres in which are exactly Described all the Parts of the Earth and Seas. Described by Sanson, corrected and amended by William Berry

      London: "Sold by William Berry at ye Sign of the Globe between Charing Cross and Whitehall", 1680. Engraved double-hemispheric world map, period hand-colouring in outline. (Expertly repaired tears at sheet edges). 23 1/4 x 35 1/8 inches. Scarce separately issued seventeenth century English world map. "William Berry, a minor map-seller who sometimes worked in conjunction with Robert Morden, has here adapted the Sanson world map as published by Hubert Jaillot in 1674. Berry has patriotically marked the islands discovered by Drake just off Tierra del Fuego and has added New Albion in the northern part of California, shown as an island. Decoration is minimal except for a cartouche carrying a dedication to Charles II and his coat-of-arms" (Shirley). Other differences from the Sanson map include additional toponyms in North America, reflecting English settlements, including Carolina. The map was offered for sale as a separate sheet and within a composite world atlas offered for sale by Berry. Of the latter, Phillips writes: "This collection of English maps by William Berry is sometimes known as the English Sanson atlas. The maps were published separately at various dates and the atlas was issued without a title page. There are only two other copies of this atlas known, one in the King's collection in the British Museum, where it is regarded as one of the rarest of English atlases." Shirley, Mapping the World 501; Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast 417; cf. Phillips, Atlases 3442.

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        GRACE ABOUNDING TO THE CHIEF OF SINNERS; or, a Brief and Faithful Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to his poor servant John Bunyan. Wherein is particularly shewed the manner of his conversion his fight and trouble for sin his dreadful

      London: Printed for F. Smith at the Elephant and Castle near the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, At 1s bound, n.d. [ca. 1680-9?]. The Sixth Edition, Corrected and Much Enlarged by the Author 14.5 cm x 8 cm, octavo (signatures in 8s), pp. [10], 1-110, then 113-172 (irregular pagination though text and register continuous and complete), original full sheepskin binding. Fore-edge to first 7 leaves cropped and lightly chipped with slight loss of text, 5.5 cm horizontal closed tear to title-page, pages tanned, some soiling and minor staining; in a contemporary and school boy hand are the ink notes and signature of: "Isaac Walton His Book Anno Dominy [sic] 1696" on both the versos and rectos of the pastedown endpapers which are not attached to the boards. Covers are scuffed and rubbed and the corners rounded. Respectable copy of this scarce seventeenth-century Bunyan classic. "Bunyan was arrested in 1660 and imprisoned-for more than eleven years. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, written during this imprisonment, is the spiritual autobiography of Bunyan, the traveling tinker who became the eminent preacher and author. It is in the genre of Augustine's Confessions and Thomas a Kempis's Imitation of Christ.... Those who have read both Grace Abounding and The Pilgrim's Progress will realize that The Pilgrim's Progress, in substantial measure, is the same life as that described in Grace Abounding, but in allegory rather than straightforward narrative." - CCEL Online. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B5524 (for 3rd edition). Unable to locate a copy of this 6th edition printed for F. Smith at the Elephant and Castle. Francis Smith published most, if not all the works which Bunyan wrote while in prison. He, himself was imprisoned again and again as a 'fanatic' because he would publish 'dangerous books'. He would have published 'Grace Abounding' but was in prison when it was issued. . Full Leather.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        Naukeurige beschrijving van Asie: behelsende de gewesten Mesopotamie, Babylonie, Assyrie, Anatolie of Klein Asie: beneffens eene volkome beschrijving van gansch gelukkigh, woest en petreesch of Steenigh Arabie. Na 't leven getekent en in koper gesneden

      Amsterdam, Jacob van Meurs, 1680. Two parts in one. Folio. 2 ll., 357 pp., 1 l., 324 pp., 2 ll., one engraved frontispiece, 15 [10, 5]double-paged engraved plates, including three [2, 1] maps, and 22 text-engravings. Contemporary full calf. Spine with six raised bands, compartments rich-gilt with floral patterns, and one red morocco label with gilt title.* First edition with all the fine folding engravings of Babel, Bassora [Bassra], Smirna, Aden, Mocca, etc. including the famous large plate of the Tower of Babel, and Mount Sinai. Some small repairs to the edges of the folding plates. Old handwritten text in the margin of the frontispiece. All plates with a strong impression. Very few marginal repairs and some (only a very few) inoffensive brown spots. One of the finest Dappers ever published, this copy also in a fine condition. Tiele, 300; not in Henze.

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        Regnum Neapolis Siciliae et Lipariae Insulae Multis Locis Correctae Novissima Descriptio [Naples, Italy]

      1680 - Map of southern Italy, the Kingdom of Naples, with inset map of Sicily by Danckerts. Exceptional engraving and original hand color.

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      Amsterdam: Jacob van Meurs, 1680.. [8],357,[3]; 324,[4]pp., including in-text illustrations, plus twelve plates (ten double- page, two folding) and three double-page maps. Engraved and letterpress titlepages (letterpress titlepage printed in red and black). Folio. Contemporary blindstamped vellum, manuscript title on backstrip, raised bands. Minor wear to boards. Near fine. The first edition of Dapper's important study of Asia Minor and Arabia, celebrated for its views of cities and scenes of life in Turkey and Arabia. Olfert Dapper (1639-89) was a Dutch physician and indefatigable scholar and compiler of travel accounts. Though he apparently never left Amsterdam, Dapper produced several finely illustrated volumes describing travels in Asia, Asia Minor, the Middle East, and Africa. Culled from a variety of accounts, his works were very popular and are especially noteworthy for their excellent illustrations and maps. This volume, as indicated on the handsome engraved titlepage, covers Arabia, Mesopotamia, Babylonia (Iraq), Assyria, and Anatolia (Turkey). The entire second half of the text treats Arabia. Included are views of Baghdad, Ephesus, Smyrna, Muscat, and other significant cities, as well as illustrations of Babel and the Tower of Babel. In-text illustrations include views of other cities, as well as scenes of life, dress, topography, etc. One of the maps shows the whole of Anatolia, and another shows the entire Arabian peninsula. ATABEY 322. BLACKMER 450 (German ed).

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        Breve relacion de la peregrinacion que ha hecho de la mayor parte del mundo

      1680 - First edition of Cubero’s circumnavigation and peregrination to Asia and America. 1680. Madrid. Juan Garcia Infaçon. In 4to (195 mm x 128 mm). 10 ff. + 360. Fine blue morocco by Brugalla, supralibros to boards in blind, spine lettered in gilt, edges and turn-ins gilt. Mainly marginal restoration to title page, with a small portion restored in facsimile, some headlines shaved, light foxing towards the end, else a very good copy; manuscript note on title page. First edition. Cubero’s was the first circumnavigation performed eastwards, that is, first making his way from Europe to Asia, then America –through Mexico and Cuba- and finally back to Europe instead of the other way around. Cubero (c. 1645 - c. 1697) was a Spanish Priest and missionary, he studied humanities, philosophy and theology; in 1671 the Congregation of Propagande Fide sent him as an Apostolic Preacher to Asia and the East Indies, mission during which he would travel largely across Russia (Moscow), Turkey (Istanbul), Armenia, Persia, etc., making his way to Goa and Madras. In Malacca he will be detained by the Dutch for a short period of time, after which he journeyed once more, this time towards the Philippines, then making the famous route between Manila and Mexico. He set sail across the Caribbean –visiting Cuba- and reached Spain in 1680. “Towards the end of the volume, Cubero describes his experiences of the New World” (Sabin). An interesting fact is that Cubero made most of his route by land –as will later Careri-, thus being constantly in touch with the costumes, religions, ceremonies and such of the people he visited and describing them in considerable detail. Rare in the market, two copies appeared at auction in the last 50 years. Provenance; manuscript note of Pere de Ribes-Vallgomera de Boixadors, Marques de Alferras, ennobled by Philip V in 1702. Palau 65756. Sabin 17819. Not in Salva (only the second edition). Maggs cat. 495, 303. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The TRYAL Of THOMAS EARL Of STRAFFORD, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,ÊUpon an Impeachment of High Treason by the Commons then Assembled in Parliament, in the Name of Themselves and of All the Commons in England: Begun in Westminster-Hall the 22th of March 1640. And Continued Before Judgment was Given until the 10th of May 1641. Shewing the Form of Parliamentary Proceedings in an Impeachment of Treason. To Which is Added a Short Account of Some Other Matters of Fact Transacted in Both Houses of Parliament, Precedent, Concomitant and Subsequent to the said Tryal: With Some Special Arguments in Law Relating to a Bill of Attainder. Faithfully Collected, and Impartially Published, Without Observation or Reflection, by John Rushworth of Lincolnes-In

      Printed fro John Wright and Richard Chiswell,, London: 1680 - Frontis of Strafford. Elaborate decorative initial capital letters. Some binding wear, with joints starting @ the ends & board showing @ tips. Evidence of previous spine label. Engraved bookplate of Thomas Seabright, Bart. A VG copy. Folio: A2 B - C2 B - K4 L2 2A - 2T4 3A - 5B4 5C2. 12-1/2" x 7-7/8". 1st edition (Wing R-2333). [1]], 1 - 76, 101 - 252, 401 - 786 pp. Text continuous despite pagination gaps. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Araldo Veneto, Overo Universale Armerista, Mettodico Di Tutta La Scienza Araldica

      Venetia: Apresso Nicolo Pezzana, 1680. (12) + 345 + (15) pages; title page engraving with the ceremonial Venetian Doge's crown "corno ducale" and 3 plates in the text, illustrating heraldic shields and arms, the last plate specifically a large representation of the arms of Venice, by Domenico Rossetti; these accompanied by explanatory text; woodcut initial and tailpiece; diagrams of genealogy, heraldry; Italian text concerning the Venetian Republic and its heraldic heritage; small ex libris ticket of Leonis S. Olschki Bibliopolae Veneti on front endpaper; binding approx. 6" x 8 5/8"" size (16 cm x 22 cm approx.); in full vellum, handwritten spine title and author name, date; cover with arms hand-drawn in black ink, with motto "Honoris Tantum"; edges of block lightly red-sprinkled; binding with some soiling and wear, still very well-bound and strong; lacks free endpapers at front and back; half-title present; some inner margin worming, no loss to text; occasional spot or stain; generally very clean and the leaves fairly fresh, in very good condition.. First Edition. Vellum. Very Good.

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        Opera - In Tres Tomos Divisa

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Jacobum Hackium, 1680. Three volumes in six - Volume One - [384], 178pp; Volume Two - 179-704pp; Volume Three - 640pp; Volume Four - 641-1124; Volume Five - 498pp and Volume Six - 499-982pp. Later (late-18thC) full-calf, uniformly bound, raised bands, double contrasting title / volume labels to spines, gilt to compartments and bands, gilt border to covers, all edges marbled with blue paste endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, labels a little rubbed, volume labels to volumes three and particularly volume four chipped with some loss. One or two marks and scrapes to covers, front outer joint of volume four split at head, but holding well. Internally some very minor browning, but generally quite bright and clean, bottom corner of H missing in volume one (not affecting text). Additional engraved title and thirteen other full-page engravings by G. Appelmans. Previous owners name to title or first page of text to each volume. Dibdin notes that "this is called the best Variorum edition ... Emmenessius began the compilation of it, but Mascivius completed it. The text is taken from the best Elzevir edition of 1676; the Erythraean Index, from the Venetian edition of 1566. The typography, which is extremely beatiful, and not inferior to the best Elzevir editions in octavo, is accompanied with elegant vignettes; and this edition may be considered as a very valuable and commodious one" (Dibdin 4th ed, Volume 2, Pages 549-550). Brunet V:1290, "bonne edition pour l'ancienne collection Variorum". An attractive set of this important edition of Virgil. Text is Latin. First Thus. Full Calf. Good+. Illus. by Appelmans, G.. 8vo.

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        THE WORKS OF THE FAMOUS NICHOLAS MACHIAVEL, CITIZEN AND SECRETARY OF FLORENCE. Written originally in Italian, and from thence newly and faithfully translated into English

      London, printed for John Starkey, Charles Harper, and John Amery, 1680.. SECOND EDITION 1680, (first published in English in 1675), folio, approximately 320 x 190 mm, 13 x 7½ inches, pages: (24), 1-528, (16), several mispaginations but complete with all signatures and all catch words following on, The History of Florence, The Prince, The Discourses of Nicholas Machiavel, upon the first decade of Titus Livius, and The Art of War each have separate dated title page, pagination and signatures are continuous, small printer's ornament on title pages, decorative headpieces and initial letters. Bound in modern mottled panelled calf, raised bands, gilt rules and recent gilt lettered red morocco label, new appropriate endpapers. Title page has a couple of small light creases and is very slightly darkened at edges, tiny rust hole on Aa2, no loss of legibility, neat early name in top margin of page 1, brief neat ink marginal notes to 23 pages, a couple of pointing hands, small blank piece torn off 2 top corners, a little pale splashing to page 354, no loss of legibility. A very good clean tight copy. Contents: The History of Florence, The Prince, The Original of the Guelf and Ghibilin Factions, The Life of Castruccio Castracani, The Murther of Vitelli &c. by Duke Valentino, The State of France, the State of Germany, The Discourses on Titus Livius, The Art of War, The Marriage of Belphegor, a Novel, and Nicholas Machiavel's Letter in Vindication of Himself and his Writings. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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