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        Thysiasterion Vel Scintilla Altaris Primitive Devotion in the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England

      London: Printed by J. Redmayne, Jun. for T. Basset and J. Brome and are to be sold by J. Williams at the Crown in St. Pauls Churchyard 1682.. The Seventh edition revised by the author. With additions upon the Three Grand Solemnities last annexed to the Liturgy: consisting of Prose, Poems, Prayers and Scriptures. (38) 640 (5) pp. page 641 is misnumbered as 433. The Appendix has a separate title page also dated 1682, with 40 engravings, no frontispiece portrait. Copac lists only one copy of this edition but gives the number of preliminary pages as 40 whereas this has 38 but no evidence of any missing page. Recently professionally rebound in calf, with blind stamped and gilt edged boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, gilt lining and blind stamped panel centres, black and gilt spine labels, new marbled endpapers.

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        Three Books Treating of the Rights of War and Peace. In the First is handled, whether any War be Just. In the Second is shewed, The Causes of War, both Just and Unjust. In the Third is declared, What in War is Lawful; that is, Unpunishable. With the Annotations digested into the Body of every Chapter. Translated into English by William Evats, B.D.

      London, Printed by M.W. for Thomas Basset, and Ralph Smith, 1682. Folio. Contemporary full calf with "BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY" in gilt lettering to front board and the gilt symbol of same to centre of back board. Beautifully rebacked to style. Corners and edges worn. With two engraved bookplates, one of Birmingham Law Society, and the inscriptions "Totteridge Park/ Library" and "repaired 1827" to pasted down front end-paper. Front free end-paper with a three-line handwritten note ab. the later 1736-edition of the work. First fly-leaf with the handwritten ownership signature of Richard Cromwell. Second fly-leaf 9-line handwritten note on the work. Underneath, in a later handwriting is the date "London Sept. 1842". Birmingham Law Society stamps to first three leaves + first page of Book + first page of indexI. Title-page printed in red and black. A bit of occasional brownspotting, but all in all very nice. Woodcut headpieces and initials. 3 ff. (the engraved frontispiece, title-page, and Epistle to the reader), XXI (Preface), (5, - contents), 572, (2), 30 pp. (Index).. Fist edition- RICHARD CROMWELL'S COPY - of the first complete translation into English of Grotius' groundbreaking magnum opus, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", the founding work of international law. The profoundly influential masterpiece - written during the Thirty Years' War, in the hope that rational human beings might be able to agree to legal limits on war's destruction - "made him famous throughout Europe... [t]he questions which he put forward have come to be the basis of the ultimate view of land and society. This was the first attempt to lay down a principle of right, and a basis for society and government, outside Church or Scripture... Grotius's principle of an immutable law, which God can no more alter than a mathematical axiom, was the first expression of the "droit naturel", the natural law which exercised the great political theorists of the eighteenth century, and is the foundation of modern international law." (PMM 125). Grotius's "The Rights of War and Peace" played a tremendous role in English law and politics and in the entire development of international law in general. Richard Cromwell too played a key rôle in English politics and law in the 17th century.When Oliver Cromwell died in 1658, his son Richard Cromwell became the second ruling Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. Though Richard Cromwell was in many ways a gifted politician, less brutal than his father and considered a decent and modest young man, the death of Oliver Cromwell caused the English Republic to collapse into feuding military and political factions.Richard Cromwell was thrown into a political situation he could not handle and ended up merely serving as Lord Protector for 9 months. His downfall came about through trying to support the civilian Parliament in a confrontation with the Army.The fact that Richard Cromwell is unable to contain the power struggle between the army and the Parliament leads directly to the collapse of the Protectorate and the reestablishment of the Commonwealth in 1659.It is no wonder that Grotius' great work should be of special interest to Richard Cromwell later on in life! "it is on the DIB (De Iure Bellis) that the bulk of Grotius' reputation rests. It consists of an introduction and three books, totalling more than 900 pages in translation. As with DIP, the introduction or "Prolegomena" holds the greatest interest for philosophers, for it is here that Grotius articulates and defends the philosophical foundations of the DIB. While philosophers are naturally attracted to the "Prolegomena," the body of the DIB is also redolent with themes of philosophical interest. Book One defines the concept of war, argues for the legitimacy of war, and identifies who may legitimately wage war. Book Two deals with the causes of war, the origins of property, the transfer of rights and more, while Book Three is dedicated primarily to the rightful conduct of belligerents in war. After the initial publication in 1625, Grotius ushered several more editions to press during his life, each time adding more references without substantially changing the arguments." (SEP)Living in the times of the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands and the Thirty Years' War between Catholic and Protestant European nations (Catholic France being in the otherwise Protestant camp), Grotius was deeply concerned with matters of conflicts between nations and religions. His magnum opus was a monumental effort to restrain such conflicts on the basis of a broad moral consensus. It was begun in prison and published during his exile in Paris. Grotius's influence on international law is paramount, and is widely acknowledged all over the world. For instance, since 1999 the American Society of International Law holds an annual series of Grotius Lectures. Because of his theological underpinning of free trade, he is also considered an "economic theologist"."In the dedication of his great work, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", to Louis XIII of France, Grotius addresses the king as "everywhere known by the name Just no less than that of Louis ... Just, when you call back to life laws that are on the verge of burial, and with all your strength set yourself against the trend of an age which is rushing headlong to destruction; ... when you offer no violence to souls that hold views different from your own in matter of religion; ... when by the exercise of your authority you lighten the burden of oppresses peoples."Grotius when writing this dedication and the Prolegomena to "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", published in 1625, was living in exile; Europe was war-torn; depression and suffering from hunger and cold prevailed in many regions; and of international law he could then say "in our day, as in former times, there is no lack of men who view this brance of law with contempt as having no reality outside of an empty name." The treaty of peace, embodying many of the universal and permanent principles which Grotius abstracted "from every particular fact" in those dark days of the early part of the Thirty Years' War, was not concluded till 23 years later. The year 1624 was, in the negotiation of the treaty, assumed to be the norm year for restoration of the "Status quo".History in the more than three centuries since Grotius wrote seems to have demonstrated the correctness of his view in spite of the fact that many a state has not yet realized that the state is "Truly fortunate which has justice for its own boundary line." In 1625 Grotius significantly said "there is no state so powerful that it may not sometime need the help of others outside itself, either for the purposes of trade, or even ward off the forces of many foreign nations united against it.To those desirous of understanding the fundamental principles which have motivated some of the greatest statesmen of modern time and the bases upon which a state which is to remain essentially sound must rest, a reading of Grotius' Prolegomena to the "Law of War and Peace" is commended." (George Grafton Wilson: "Grotius: Law of War and Peace.", p. 1. In: The American Journal of International Law, vol. 35, nr. 2, 1941). The earlier published English edition ("Of the Law of Warre and Peace". 8vo. London, 1654), was merely a translation of a small extract of the work._______The present copy has belonged to RICHARD CROMWELL and carries his signature to the first fly-leaf. Richard Cromwell (1626 - 1712), son of Oliver Cromwell, was the second ruling Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. He was surrounded by political chaos and served as Lord Protector for just under nine months, from 3 September 1658 until 25 May 1659. His régime was brought down by financial chaos and confrontation between Parliament and the Army. After his fall from power, a great joy to the Royalists, he was ridiculed and given the nicknames "Tumble Down Dick" and "Queen's Dick"."Born at Huntingdon on 4 October 1626, Richard was the third son of Oliver and Elizabeth Cromwell. Like his brothers Oliver and Henry, he served in the parliamentary army during the First Civil War but Richard's military career was brief and undistinguished. With the death of his elder brother Oliver in 1644, Richard became the eldest surviving son and heir to Oliver Cromwell. In May 1647, Richard was admitted a member of Lincoln's Inn. He was betrothed to Dorothy, the daughter of Richard Mayor (or Major) of Hursley in Hampshire in February 1648, but owing to disputes over the settlement, the marriage did not take place until May 1649. Richard and Dorothy lived on Mayor's estate at Hursley. During the 1650s, they had nine children, only four of whom survived into adulthood. Richard served as a Justice of the Peace in Hampshire, but despite his father's attempts to advise him, he fell into debt after exceeding his allowance. To Oliver's dismay, Richard neglected religion and devoted himself to hunting and field sports. Unlike his younger brother Henry, Richard was not appointed to the Nominated Assembly in July 1653 nor to public office when his father was named Lord Protector the following December. With the establishment of the Protectorate, Richard's status inevitably changed. As the Protector's eldest son, he was addressed as "Lord Richard", or even "Prince Richard", though sometimes derisively. He gradually began to take on a more prominent role in public affairs. In September 1654, he was elected MP for Hampshire in the First Protectorate Parliament and in November 1655 he was appointed to the Committee for Trade and Navigation and a number of other committees. He sat as MP for Cambridge University in the Second Protectorate Parliament (1656-8). In July 1657, Richard succeeded his father as Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Under the terms of the Humble Petition and Advice, the written constitution adopted in May 1657, Oliver Cromwell was empowered to name his successor as Lord Protector. There was no requirement to name his eldest son, but Oliver began to promote Richard's interests to a far greater extent than previously. In contrast to Oliver's first installation as Lord Protector, in which Richard had played no part, he was prominent in the second installation in June 1657, accompanying Oliver in the state coach and standing near him during the ceremony itself. Richard was made a member of the newly-established Upper House of Parliament during the autumn of 1657 and appointed to the Council of State in December. In January 1658, he was appointed honorary colonel of a cavalry regiment and in May a new warship was named the "Richard" in his honour. Immediately after Oliver Cromwell's death on 3 September 1658, Richard Cromwell was proclaimed Lord Protector in his place. The succession passed smoothly and was generally well-received around the country and in Europe, but a group of army officers petitioned for the appointment of a soldier as commander-in-chief rather than the new Protector, who unlike Oliver had not won their trust and loyalty in battle. The two most important officers in the army were Charles Fleetwood, who was generally compliant to the wishes of the soldiers, and John Disbrowe, who openly disliked Richard. The 13-man Council of State, which Richard had inherited from Oliver, was divided between a military group headed by Fleetwood and Disbrowe and a civilian group headed by John Thurloe. The army officers were suspicious of Thurloe's influence over Richard and there were clashes over the possible appointment of new councillors, though in fact Richard made no new appointments to the Council during his Protectorship. Army discontent was made worse because pay had fallen into arrears as the Protectorate's financial crisis deepened. Richard met senior army officers and attempted to win them over. Although he insisted upon retaining supreme command and the power to issue commissions, he appointed Fleetwood lieutenant-general and pledged that he would do all he could to clear arrears of pay. Richard's tactful yet firm stance quietened the army for a time and won him the support of several senior officers, including Major-Generals Whalley, Goffe and Howard. To strengthen his position further, Richard cultivated the friendship of General Monck in Scotland and secretary of state Thurloe. He appointed his brother Henry Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with full authority over the army there.In order to raise much-needed finances, Richard was obliged to call a new parliament. The Third Protectorate Parliament assembled in January 1659. Richard gave an impressive opening speech and, after several weeks' debate, MPs endorsed the authority of the Protectorate. By early April 1659, it appeared that Richard Cromwell was firmly established as Oliver's successor. However, the Protectorate régime was vehemently opposed by republican "Commonwealthsmen" who worked to spread disaffection against Richard amongst the soldiers. Antagonism between army officers and the conservative majority in Parliament came to a head when the former Major-General William Boteler was threatened with impeachment for actions carried out under Oliver Cromwell's jurisdiction.Amid rumours of an army plot to seize Richard at Whitehall, Major-General Howard offered to arrest the leading conspirators, but once again, Richard succeeded in calming the situation at a face-to-face meeting with senior officers. However, Parliament insensitively began debating the re-organisation of the army and the formation of a new militia. Under this provocation, Fleetwood and Disbrowe demanded Parliament's dissolution. When Richard refused to comply, the Grandees called the soldiers stationed around London to a rendezvous at St James's. Richard called upon the army to rally to him at Whitehall, but the soldiers unanimously followed their officers. On 21 April, Major-General Disbrowe confronted Richard at Whitehall and insisted that he dissolve Parliament and entrust himself to the army, to which Richard reluctantly agreed. The Third Protectorate Parliament was dissolved on 22 April 1659, leaving the Council of Officers in control of the government.Richard was held under house arrest at Whitehall Palace. Fleetwood and Disbrowe intended to maintain the Protectorate under army control, but they were unable to resist the demands of junior officers and republicans for the recall of the Rump Parliament, which Oliver Cromwell had dismissed in 1653. Parliament re-assembled on 7 May 1659 and voted to abolish the Protectorate. With no clear lead from Richard, the English armies stationed in Scotland, Ireland and Dunkirk and the fleet all accepted the change of régime. Richard's renunciation of the Protectorship was read in Parliament on 25 May 1659.Heavily in debt, Richard retired into private life. In the summer of 1660 he left his wife and family in England and went into exile on the Continent. Regarded as a dangerous person by the Restoration government, he remained abroad until 1680. On his return to England, he lived quietly at Cheshunt in Hertfordshire, under the assumed name of John Clarke until his death in July 1712. Often derided as "Tumbledown Dick", Richard Cromwell was generally acknowledged to be a modest and engaging young man who inherited severe financial problems and constitutional difficulties that were not of his own making. His downfall came about through trying to support the civilian Parliament in a confrontation with the Army where he had little personal influence." (David Plant: British Civil Wars, Commonwealth and Protectorate 1638-60)

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        The Compleat Troller, or, The Art of Trolling with a Description of all the Utensils Instruments Tackling and Materials required thereto: with Rules and Directions how to use them. As also a Brief Account of Most of the Principal Rivers in England

      London: T James; Thomas Helder. G : in Good condition. Later rebind with cropped pages. Green eps. Prelims loose but still intact. Rubbed leather spine. Minor bumping to corners. Some chipping to some pages. All edges gilt.. 1682. First Edition. Green/gilt leather tooled cover. 150mm x 90mm (6" x 4"). 78pp. Fishing. Rivers in England include: Avon, Cham, Swift, Ouse, Humber, Trent, Tine [Tyne], Tweed, Severne, Thames, Chester, Dove, Medway, Tame [Thame]. .

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        Mercurius compitalitius sive index medico-practicus. Per decisiones, cautiones, animadversiones, castigationes & observationes in singulis affectibus praeter naturam et praesidiis medicis, diaeteticis, chirurgicis & pharmaceuticis ex probatissimis practicis, pricis & neotericis depromptas veram et tutam medendi viam ostendens. Accessit appendix de medici munere.

      Folio. 12 n.n. Bl., 987 S., 15 n.n. S. Index. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette. Pergamentband der Zeit. Waller 1276 (mit 1683). - Hirsch-H. I, 619. - Dict. hist. méd. I, 444. "C'est un dictionnaire de médecine pratique dont chaque article est composé d'extraits d'un grand nombre d'auteurs choisis avec discernement." - Erste Ausgabe. Drei Jahre nach seinem Hauptwerk zur Pathologie, der "Sepulchretum" erschienene Sammlung. Im Gegensatz zu dieser wird hier die Diagnostik in der praktischen Medizin behandelt. - Durchgehend gebräunt und stockfleckig. Pergamentbezug am Rücken mit Fehlstellen. Kleine Wurmspur im Hinterdeckel und auf den letzten 3 Blatt. - Selten.

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        Erasistratus sive de sanguini missione a L. A. P.

      8°. 8 n.n. Bl., 368 S. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. Waller 7581. - Hirsch IV, 614. - Erste Ausgabe. - "Er war Chemiatriker und ist in der Geschichte der Medicin rühmlich bekannt durch seine heftige Gegnerschaft gegen den Aderlass, den er in einer vortrefflichen in Dialogform gehaltenen Schrift, als eine ebenso überflüssige wie schädliche Massregel bekämpfte". (Hirsch). Porzio (1639-1723) wurde 1670 Professor der Anatomie in Rom und 1687 an der Universität von Neapel. - In seinen Dialogen lässt Porzio Erasistratus (304-250 v.Chr.) - Galen (131-201) - Jean Baptiste van Helmont (1577-1644) - Thomas Willis (1621-1675) auftreten. - Papier etwas gebräunt und wasserrandig. Vorsätze mit starken Leimschatten. Einband beschabt. Mit kleiner Wurmspur am Rücken.

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        Pas Kaart van de Just van Carolina

      Amsterdam, 1682. No Binding. Near Fine. 20 ¼ x 23 inches. Superb hand color; lower margin extended with slight loss, else fine with strong impression on heavy paper. One of the earliest printed charts to specifically focus on the Carolina coast and one of the most attractive maps of the area overall. The chart extends from the Chesapeake Bay to northern Florida. While van Keulen used a variety of sources, not all of the identifiable, generally speaking, Spanish sources inform the more southerly areas, while in the northern part of the map, more accurate English sources predominate. There is an inset of Charlestown Harbor above the cartouche. The Van Keulen firm was a leading supplier of charts, instruments, and maritime related books of uncommon longevity. It remained a family controlled business until 1823 and then continued to operate under another owner until 1885. Cumming/ De Vorsey, Southeast, no. 91; Koeman IV, no. 18, p. 376; Burden II, no. 589.

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        Memoires of the life and death of Sir Edmondbury Godfrey, late justice of the peace for Middlesex, who was barbarously murthered by the papists, upon the first discovery of the horrid plot: together with a full account of the strange discovery of the murt

      London, printed for John Hancock & Enoch Prosser 1682.. Sm. 8vo, small engraved portrait by Van Hove (cut round & mounted), [8], 150 pp., advt leaf, early marginalia in brown ink, slightly browned & foxed, later morocco. Wing T3227. Only edition, scarce. The body of a wool merchant, Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (1621-1678), was found in a ditch on Primrose Hill in 1678. He was certainly murdered, and the murder was probably in some way connected with his having taken the deposition of Titus Oates on the alleged Popish plot, but the mystery has never been cleared up. Primrose Hill was then known as Greenberry Hill; and one of the oddities of the case is that the three men charged with his murder were called Green, Berry and Hill (round up the usual suspects?). This is the most important contemporary source; it concludes with two poems. This copy is annotated in a contemporary hand on the title and elsewhere by someone very interested - perhaps in some way involved? - in the case. ESTC calls for a portrait, but I am not certain that the one here is not a replacement. vf21

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        Ceremonies et coustumes qui s'observent aujourd'huy parmy les juifs. Und: Comparaison des Ceremonies des juifs et de la discipline de l'eglise, pour servir de supplement au livre qui a pour titre Ceremonies et coustumes... (2 Teile in einem Bd.). Traduites de l'italien de Leon de Modene, Rabin de Venise. Avec un supplément touchant les sectes des Caraites & des Samaritaines de nostre temps. Troisieme edition revenue, corrigée et augmentée d'une seconde Partie qui a pour titre, Comparaison des Ceremonies des Juifs, & de la discipline de l'Eglise... Par le Sieur de Simonville (d. i. Richard Simon).

      Kl.-8°., gest. Fronti. (zeigt die Beschneidung eines Jungen)verkehrt eingefügt, 24 Bll., 188 S.; 2 Bll., 166 S., 6 Bll. , OPerg., Deckele fleckig, Fronti u. Titelbl. mit Randläsuren. Letzteres m. Riss (2 cm), innen etwas fleckig. Barbier I, 553 (2. Aufl.). Erfolgreiches Werk des venezianische Rabbis Leon da Modena (1571-1648) das in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Leone da Modena (Jehuda Arje di Modena, auch Leo Mutinensis, Judah Arye) jüdisch und profanwissenschaftlich gebildeter, äußerst eloquenter Autor, Dichter, Lehrer und (von Juden und Christen) gesuchter Prediger, venezianischer Rabbiner, Übersetzer, Verfasser einer Autobiographie und zahlreicher Schriften verschiedensten Inhalts und gilt als eine der kompliziertesten und undurchsichtigsten Persönlichkeiten der jüdisch-italienischen Kultur seiner Zeit. Leone führte ein unruhiges Leben: Er nahm einen Beruf nach dem anderen auf und wurde ein besessener Spieler, was ihn und seine Familie oft in finanzielle Bedrängnis brachte. Sein Lieblingssohn Mordechai starb im November 1617 bei alchimistischen Experimenten, in deren Folge ihn sein Vater tödlich vergiftet hatte. Das traf Leone Modena schwer, er unterzog sein bisheriges Leben einer strengen Selbstprüfung, deren Frucht die äußerst widersprüchliche Autobiographie chajje Jehuda ist, eine offen-ehrliche Abrechnung, in der er sich als gescheiterte Existenz bekennt und mit der er in seiner Zeit einzigartig dasteht. [Wahrlich ein Mann mit dem ich gern gezecht hätte!]

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        A PERFECT SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE OFFICERS OF THE MOUTH : shewing the whole art of a master of the houshold [sic], a master carver, a master butler, a master confectioner, a master cook, a master pastryman; being a work of singular use for ladies and gentlewomen and all persons whatsoever that are desirous to be acquainted with the most excellent arts of carving, cookery, pastry, preserving, and laying a cloth for grand entertainments; the like never before extant in any language; adorned with pictures curiously ingraven, displaying the whole arts / by Giles Rose, one of the master cooks in His Majesties kitchen

      London: Printed for R. Bentley and M. Magnes, 1682. Duodecimo,Title leaf, [22], 563 pages [lacking pages 481-504]. With 41 pages of woodcuts of which a few illustrate table settings and the majority illustrate the carving of various fowl (capon, turkey, goose, duck, pigeon, woodcock, partridge, pheasant, etc.), veal, mutton, wild boar, pig, hare, fish, and lobster and the decorative carving of fruit. Verso of title page with margins strengthened and old repairs to pages 5-6 and 11-12 in the lower margin and pages 9-10 in the lower quarter with some little loss of text. First and only English edition of one of the most important titles of 17th Century French gastronomy, and one of the rarest cookery books in the English language. There are few recorded copies and most all existing copies appear to be imperfect, i.e. primarily lacking pages. Bitting notes, ÒDespite the claim ÔThe like never before extant in any language,Õ the book is a translation of ÔLÕEscole parfaite des officiers de bouches,Õ first published in 1662. The English translation is much scarcer than the original.Ó In six books, (here translated): "Steward of the Family", "The great Master Carver", "The Royal Butler", "The Royal Confectioner", "The Royal French Master Cook", and "The Royal Pastry Man". [Worldcat indicates 8 copies only; Bitting p. 407; Cagle 970; Wing R1933. ]

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        Valentinum.

      Amsterdam, 1682 circa. Dal "Theatrum Sabaudiae", incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 48,5 x 64,2 (alla lastra) pi? margini. Intorno alla met? del XVII secolo, per il Ducato dei Savoia, attento al proprio ruolo politico, si imponeva la diffusione di un'immagine magnifica che solo un'opera editoriale di grandiose proporzioni avrebbe potuto assicurare: un libro figurato, ove immagini e testi risultassero reciproco completamento per la celebrazione della dinastia. Nasceva cos?, presso i Blaeu, intorno al 1661, il "Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis Pedemontii Principis Cypri Regis", manifesto politico del duca di Savoia, diretto a tutte le altri corti europee. Nell'opera (due volumi in folio), le incisioni si fanno testimonianza ed esaltazione della grandezza del sovrano: nel primo tomo, alle antiporte, ritratti, dediche e carte geografiche, fanno seguito le vedute della citt? capitale con le sue piazze, i suoi pi? insigni edifici civili e religiosi, le certose e le abbazie, i castelli e le altre strutture di difesa dello Stato, tutti attributi di decoro e magnificenza; seguono quindi le vedute delle principali citt? del ducato. Il secondo volume descrive le terre della Savoia, del Vercellese e del Monferrato, i monumenti storici e archeologici del ducato e le cose da contemplare, perch? straordinarie. L'opera riproduceva grosso modo lo schema di precedenti imprese editoriali realizzate dai Blaeu (? chiaro il riferimento al "Teatro delle citt? principali delle Fiandre.."). Foglio leggermente e uniformemente brunito, peraltro esemplare in bella impressione, a pieni margini e in buono stato di conservazione.

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        Arts advancement, or The most exact, lineal, swift, short, and easy method of short hand-writing hitherto extent, is now (after a view of all others, and above twenty years practice) built on a new foundation, & raised to a higher degree of perfection tha

      London, printed for the author 1682.. engr. throughout (signed 'Ben: Rhodes sculpsit' on title), 24 leaves (all numbered except for f.l: portrait) printed on one side & arranged as 12 openings, very nice copy in orig. sheep ('Price bound 1s. 6d.' on title), some abrasion but joints perfect. Wi ng M941A; Alston VIII, 146. First edition, first state (?) of Mason's second shorthand book. The two states differ in the imprint, which here reads: "Neare the Royal Exchange. Where the books are to be had, & such as desire to learn. may (by him) be expediciously taught, at very reasonable rates; the booke is also sold by these book-sellers. Mr. Benj. Alsop at the Angel & Bible in the Poultry. Mr. Wilkins at ye Starr in Cheap side. Mr. Ben: Harris under ye Royall Exch: Mr. Thom Fox in Westminster Hall: and severall others". The second (?) state substitutes Jacob Sampson for Benjamin Harris.Such a change is common enough with moveable type, where it is easy, but here the title has been completely re-engraved. This needs good cause and I suggest that it was Benjamin Harris rather than Jacob Sampson who had to drop out of the enterprise: he was constantly in trouble with the authorities and at this time was in deep, fined the huge sum of £500 and put in the pillory for publishing his Protestant Petition, April 30, 1681. He continued his business in England ("an uneasie place for honest men", said his friend John Dunton) until his difficulties led him to move to Boston in 1686 - where he both became the first American journalist and published the New England Primer. This may be supported by the extreme rarity of this state. ESTC online locates only at Univ. of London (sc. W.J.Carlton's copy). Carlton himself (Bibl.Pepysiana IV, 80) knows also Sir Isaac Pitman's. Pitman bequeathed his books to [what is now] the University of Bath; the archivist kindly reports to me that this is a poor copy, discarded from Birmingham Free Library, extensively repaired & lacking the frontispiece - not a copy Sir Isaac would have bought if he had had a choice. No second edition is extant. If I have got the story right there may never have been one: the Harris state was briefly available in 1682, the Sampson state until the stock was exhausted; when the "third edition" was printed in 1687 the publishers reckoned that these had been two different editions. 21vf

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        Wesmannia simpliciter adumbrata oratione Arosiæ, in frequentia synodali, die 8 septemb.

      anno M. DC. LXXXII. quâ revendissimum in Christo patrem ac dominum dn. Carolum Carlsson, s.ro s.tæ theol. doctorem celeberrimum, episcopum arosiensem gravissimum, maximo cum applausu exepit totus Wesmanniæ clerus. Sthlm, N. Wankijf, 1682. 4:o. (59) s. Häftad. Det nötta och solkiga titelbladet med lagningar, pappersförluster och revor i marginalerna. Lagningar och pappersförluster även på det solkiga avslutande bladet. Samtida rättelser i bläck på s. (29), (38) och (42). Liten äldre nummeretikett i övre marginalen på titelbladet.. Collijn 816. Warmholtz 399. Larsson & Hasslev Västmanlands län i litteraturen 4333. Med latinska hyllningsverser till författaren av Johannes Columbus och Samuel Sahlmonius

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        A GUIDE TO ENGLISH JURIES: Setting forth their Antiquity,Power,and Duty from the Common Law,and Statutes.

      LONDON Thomas Cockerill, at the Three Legs over against the Stocks-Market 1682. . A Very Good Copy of the First Edition in original unlettered, full calf. Duodecimo [5¼"X3½"] [12],176,[4] advertisement leaf.Repairs to the first two[blank] leaves ( Issued without end- papers) WingG2184D errata between sigs12-3.Slight worming to leather not affecting text block. An historical essay on English Juries,the main text being followed by a long" Letter to the Editor" signed J.M. Dec 29 1681 with a postscript.

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        L'ambassadeur et ses fonctions.

      Par monsieur de Wicquefort. 1-2. The Hague, Maurice Georg Veneur, 1682. 4:o. (4),+ 658,+ (58); (4),+ 308,+ (15) pp. Spotting throughout and a few minor dampsstains. Worn contemporary full calf, with gilt spine, tears at head and tail. Second edition of this important study of diplomatics, printed in several editions and translations. First published in The Hague in 1680-81. The Dutchman Abraham de Wicquefort (1606-1682), who wrote "L'ambassadeur et ses Fonctions" in prison, is the first author whose focus was more on actual diplomatic practise. "The purpose of this work was to describe what an envoy does and how he should conduct himself. He was on the threshold of a new development and gave the literature on diplomacy a new orientation". Wicquefort was from 1642 Brandenburg diplomat in Paris, but was imprisoned by Cardinal Mazarin in 1659 and in 1660 expelled. He then stayed in Hague, but was in 1679 imprisoned for life for high treason. Beside this book and a history of the Netherlands, he also translated the travels by Olearius into French

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        Acta Eruditorum. Anno MDCLXXXII publicata.

      Leipzig Gross & Gleditsch 1682 4° Pagine 10 non numerate + 402 + 6 non numerate. legatura coeva in piena pergamena. Titolo oro al dorso su tassello. 21 tavole incise. Alcune fioriture. Carta brunita come di consueto. PRIMO VOLUME DELLA FAMOSA ACTA ERUDITORUM STAMPATA TRA IL 1682 ED IL 1776. QUESTO LAVORO E' LA PRIMA ENCICLOPEDIA TEDESCA.

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        ERASISTRATUS SIVE DE SANGVINIS MISSIONE. A , L. A. P. ( Lucas Antonius Portius ). ROMAE, Typis Angeli Bernabò. Superiorum Permissu..

      1682. In Latin. 14+363 pages. Contemporary full-leather binding. Gilt-Ornamented Spine. Patterned edges. Covers very worn. Corpus fine. Printed dedication to Queen Christina of Sweden.. Lucantonio Porzio ( 1639-1723 ), was from Naples and held professorships in anatomy at Rome and Naples. A new edition was printed in 1683

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        Aula Sancti Sanctorum Hoc est Conciones super Mysteria, Acta & Dicta Jesu Christi Per Dominicos Dies Anni propositae

      Bamberg, Fievet 1682.. Tle. I/1, I/2 und II/1 (alles Erschienene) in 1 Band. 7 Bll., 211 S., Tit., 198 S., 2 Bll., 136 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. 4°.

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        Regnum animale, sectionibus III. Physicè, Medicè, Anatomicè, Harmonicè, Mechanicè, Théoreticè, Practicè. Evisceratum, enumeratum & emedullatum. Hominis scillicet & brutorum machinam hyfrolico-pneumaticam comparatè, item V. classes universals, ac usum cibarium & medicinalem curiosis quibusvis proponens

      Coloniae munitianae (Bâle): apud Emanuelem König, 1682. relié. petit in 4 (20,2x15cm). Edition originale. Pleine Basane marbrée havane, dos à nerfs janséniste, pièce de titre noire. Reliure milieu XIXème. Emanuel König (1658-1731) était un physicien et médecin allemand de Bâle. Etrangement cette description classique du règne animal comprenant une approche anatomique et mécanique rigoureuse est classée dans les ouvrages de magie spirituelle dans la bibliothèque des sciences occultes au XVIIème, par ailleurs cet ouvrage servira de base à Swedenborg dans ses travaux. Ex libris Picard Avenionsis gravé en médaille. Une mouillure au milieu sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage, plus ou moins marquée. Absent à Brunet. - apud Emanuelem König, Coloniae munitianae (Bâle) _1682, petit in 4 (20,2x15cm), (14) 176pp., Un Vol. relié. - Un Vol. relié

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        The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi, Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count Conningsmark as Accessory before the Fact to the same Murder

      . Modern cloth backed decorated boards, some embrowning yet sound. Printed for Thomas Basset, London, 1682.

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        Sac. Imperij Romano Germanici geographica descriptio. Teutschland mit angränzenden Königreich- und Provinzien. Denen Staats- Kriegs- und Gelehrten Personen, Auch Handels- und Reisenden Leuthen zu sonderbahr bequemen Gebrauch... . Augsburg, Bodenehr, 1682. Titel, 46 Bll., 1 w. Bl. Mit 2 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten (davon 1 grenzkolor.), 32 doppelblattgr. grenzkolor. Kupferkarten und 1 gestoch. Meilenschema. Kl.-8°. Neuer goldgepr. Ldr. im Schuber.

      Phillips 3033.- Zweite Ausgabe vom Taschenatlas mit zwei Übersichtskarten, die 32 Doppeltafeln ergeben zusammengesetzt eine große Karte des Deutschen Reiches.- Mit altkolorierter 'Anweisung der Farben zu denen illuminirten Exemplarien'.- Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig.

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        Alle theosophische Wercken. Tle. VI, VIII, XI und XII (von 15) in 1 Bd.

      Lederband d. Zt. Dünnhaupt 3. - Die erste oder "Amsterdamer" Gesamtausgabe erschien 1682 mit insgesamt 15 Teilen, die alle auch einzeln ausgegeben wurden. - In der Reihenfolge der Bindung sind enthalten: Tl. XII: Von Christi Testamenten. Zwey Büchlein; Tl. VI: Von der Menschwerdung Jesu Christi ... In drei Theil abgetheilet; Tl. VIII: Der Weeg zu Christo. Verfasset in neun Büchlein; Tl. XI: Von der Genaden-Wahl. - Es fehlt in Tl. VI der zweite gestoch. Titel und die zugehörige Bilderklärung (1 Bl.) vor S. 109; in Tl. VIII fehlt ein Blatt nach der Bilderklärung zum ersten Frontispiz sowie die Bilderklärung zum zweiten Frontispiz; in Tl. XII fehlt ein Blatt Bilderklärung zum Frontispiz. - Berieben und bestoßen. Hs. Inhaltsübersicht auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz, gestoch. Frontisp. von Tl. XII gestempelt, einzelne Bl. etw. lose und mit Randläsuren, Blattweiser tls. fehlend.

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        Les Moeurs des Israelites ou l'on voit le modele d'une politique simple & sincere... Bound with: Les Moeurs des Chrestiens

      Adrian Moetjens La Haye: Adrian Moetjens. 1682. Second printing of each,after the Paris publication in the same year, text in French. 12mo; [4] 175 [1] and [4] 256 [4]. Bound by DAVID: full dark green crushed morocco with triple gilt fillets on front and back panels, spine with five raised bands, each compartment with elaborate gilt tooling, author, title, and place and date of publication in gilt in two compartments; all edges gilt this, fine. This is the beginning of Fleury's ecclesiastical history published from 1691 to 1726 in many volumes. LES MOEURS DES ISRAELITES was a classic text on Jewish social life and customs. A scarce title with no copies located in the US on RLIN and OCLC and only a copy of LES MOEURS DES ISRAELITES located at Oxford University. Brunet II, 1291. See an Image.

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