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        GEREFORMEERDE DYCK - RECHTEN VAN THIELRE ENDE BOMMELRE - WEERDEN

      By Die Weduwe Van Joh: Frederick Hagen, Arnhem 1683 - 100 pages; Small 4to: Unpaginated -- 50 leaves. At the end, there is a separately paginated appendix -- "Contract Over het opmaaken van doorgebrooke Dihken in Boemelerweerd, waervan mentie word gemaekt Cap. XVI. Van de Gereformeerde Dihkrechten ." 7 & [1, blank] pp. Uncut, in contemporary pattern-printed paper covered boards, backed with dark red sheep. The spine is rubbed (much color is lost) -- and the main text is printed on paper which shows considerable browning throughout. (The 8-page appendix at the end is not affected by this browning) . A scarce book about the laws concerning dykes and their consequences. There is a small slip of paper with a single word pasted over another word on the bottom line of the recto of K1.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau voyage autour du monde, où l'on décrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique, plusieurs côtes & isles des Indes Occidentales, les Isles du Cap Verd, le passage par la Terre del Fuego, les côtes meridionales du Chili, du Perou, & du Mexique; l'Isle de Guam, Mindanao, & des autres Philippines, les isles orientales qui sont prés de Cambodie; de la Chine; Formosa, Luçon, Celebes, &c. la Nouvelle Hollande, les isles de Sumatra, de Nicobar, & de Sainte Helene & le Cap de Bonne Esperance. Amsterdam, Paul Marret, 1698. 2 volumes. 12mo. With the same engraved frontispiece in both volumes, 6 engraved maps (including 4 folding), and 7 engraved plates (including 3 folding). Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      Hill I, pp. 75-78; Howgego D7; Sabin 18381. First French edition of William Dampier's account of his voyage around the world and especially to the south seas in the years 1683 to 1691. Dampier (1651-1715) sailed to Sierra Leone, from there to the Falkland Islands, Cape Horn, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico, the Philippines, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, and further to New Guinea, in the area which was to become known as Dampier Land. He went ashore in Australia, sailed on to Sumatra, the Cape of Good Hope, and back to Europe. Although John Brooke probably shipwrecked on the Australian coast in 1621 without knowing what it was, Dampier was otherwise the first Englishman to set foot in Australia. Dampier had spent several years as a buccaneer, but in the present book he diplomatically made no attempt to exploit the more sensational aspects of his adventures, concentrating on hydrographic, geographic and scientific details. This helped him establish his legitimacy, bringing immediate academic acclaim rather than condemnation as a pirate.With bookplates. The edge of 2 folding plates slightly tattered (not affecting the image) and a few minor marginal stains, but otherwise in very good condition. The bindings with minor stains and worn at the extremities and hinges but still good. First French edition of an account of an important voyage around the world, including the first successful English landing in Australia.

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        Imperatorum Romanorum Numismata a Pompeo Magno ad Heraclium ab Adolfo Occone olim congesta...

      Ex typ. Ludovici Montiae, 1683. Cm. 37, pp. (14) 624. Bell'antiporta allegorica, frontespizio in rosso e nero con incisione centrale e molte figure in rame di medaglie nel testo. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso a nervi con filetti e titoli in oro su tassello. Sguardie marmorizzate e tagli rossi. Tracce d'uso alle cuffie e qualche abrasione alla superficie dei piatti, esemplare peraltro genuino e ben conservato. Alcune annotazione di mano antica. Vasto trattato numismatico che prende in esame le monete sugli imperatori romani da Pompeo Magno fino ad Heraclio. Opera che completa il lavoro iniziato da Adolf Occo nel '500. Non comune.

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        La Gran Tartaria

      Roma 1683 - Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Map taken from Mercury Geographic published in Rome by De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola native as he pointed out in his signature, was the first official map of the court of Modena from 1685, when Duke Francesco II appointed him as a geographer and curator of the ducal library. Dimensioni 540 430mm

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        Isole dell'India cioè le Molucche e le Filippine e della Sonda Parte de Paesi di nuova scoperta e l'Isole de Ladri nel Mare del Zud.

      1683. Incisione in rame, mm 450x580. Piacevole e non comune carta tratta dall'opera Il Mercurio Geografico, degli editori romani De Rossi e per la cura di Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola, geografo del Duca d'Este. L'atlante risulta edito dal 1690 circa con diverse edizioni successive. La carta si estende da Sumatra alla Nuova Guinea e Australia settentrionale. La carta raffigura inoltre l'isola di Singapore e riporta interessanti particolari relativi alle Isole delle Spezie, al Borneo e alle Filippine. Nell'angolo in basso a sinistra è riportato il titolo all'interno dell'ampio cartiglio, decorato da sirene, tritoni e putti che giocano. Giacomo Cantelli nacque a Vignola, come ribadisce con la sua firma, e divenne il primo cartografo ufficiale della Corte di Modena, nel 1685, quando il Duca Francesco II lo nominò cartografo e custode della biblioteca. Buon esemplare, smarginata, tracce di colore in controparte a destra in alto. Quirino, Philippine Cartography, p. 112 Copper engraving, mm 450x580. Scarce map extending from Sumatra to New Guinea and northern Australia. Singapore Island is identified and interesting details are provided on Spice Islands, Borneo and the Philippines. In lower left corner a large title cartouche, decorated with mermaids, mermen and playful putti. Giacomo Cantelli was born in Vignola, as he remarked with his signature, and was the first official cartographer of the Court of Modena, in 1685, when the Duke Francis II appointed him geographer. Good example with trimmed margins and a brown stain at right handside. Quirino, Philippine Cartography, p. 112

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        Precetti militari

      consacrati all'Immortal nome dell'Altezza Ser.ma di Ferdinando Maria Duca dell'una e dell'altra Baviera.. composto da F.Marzioli Bresciano. Con aggiunta dello stesso autore de comandi sopra li Capitoli delle figure del maneggio dell'Armi, e voluzioni. (In, 1683. in-folio, ff. 4 n.n. (compresi frontesp. e ritr. incisi), pp.252, (2) per indice, impresa tipogr. e colophon, leg.coeva p.perg. rigida. Capilettera, testate e graziosi finalini silogr. Grandioso frontesp. allegorico fig., con le armi del dedicatario; suo ritratto entro elaborata composizione (entrambi firmati D. à Bricio del. - L.Tintus sculp.); 90 stupende illustrazioni, incisioni a piena, mezza o quarto di pagina, sul maneggio con la picca o il moschetto, e su schieramenti ed evoluzioni militari. Completo ed esauriente trattato di arte militare, comprendente 33 capitoli sulla picca, 20 sul fucile, 28 sulla tattica di fanteria e 9 sulla formazione degli ordini in battaglia. Il trattato sulla fortificazione non è illustrato. Le 90 incisioni, assai eleganti e nitidamente incise, sono di notevole interesse per i costumi dei soldati. Di questo inusuale e raro libro si conoscono due ediz. precedenti, del 1670 e 1673. La presente, parimenti rara e con aggiunte, è la terza. Esemplare assai bello e puro (lievi fioriture della carta).. Gelli p.139. Vinciana 1440. Olschki, Choix, 10180. Michel-Michel, V, 138..

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        Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate..

      1683. Contemporary Manuscript Account of a Notable Attempt to Assassinate King Charles II [Manuscript]. [Great Britain]. [Rye House Plot]. [Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate King Charles II, with the Last Speeches of the Conspirators William, Lord Russell and Algernon Sidney Delivered Before Their Executions]. English, c. 1683. [i], 14 ff. (first leaf blank). Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Three-quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked in period style, gilt title to spine, corners mended, endleaves retained, hinges mended, deckle edges. Text in next hand, a few lines in different, equally neat hand. Light toning, a few minor stains, front pastedown and following leaf bear early owner markings of Sir Thomas Phillipps, the signature of James J. Bell and armorial bookplate of R.G.E. Sandbach, binder ticket of Bretherton, Phillipps's binder, to front pastedown. $5,000. * The Rye House Plot of 1683 was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, thus terminating the Stuart dynasty. It appears to have been founded on Anti-Catholic sentiments (which would have been shared by Sir Thomas Phillipps later), which feared that Charles II was too closely allied to the Catholic rulers of Europe. An extremist Whig group plotted to hide troops in Rye House, a fortified castle in Hertfordshire, in order to ambush the king and duke as they passed on their way to the horse races at Newmarket. However, a fire in Newmarket caused their plans to change and the plotters were exposed, put on trial and imprisoned or executed. The present manuscript contains at its end the speeches made by two of the group at their executions. William, Lord Russell [1639-1683], M.P. for Bedfordshire, denies knowing of any plot, or having ever seen or spoken with the man who denounced him, but with resolution to his fate: "I have done with this world, and go to a better asking only that all sincere protestants may love one another, and not make way for popery by their Animosities." The speech of Algernon Sidney [1623-1683], M.P. and Baltic Ambassador, is more a formal anti-Catholic essay, citing the insurrection against Nero, the Slaughter of Caligula, or Domitian, the translation of the crown of France from Meroveus his Race unto Pepin and from his descendants unto Hugh Capet. Below this are the names of Peter D.

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        AUDRAN LES PROPORTIONS DU CORPS HUMAIN 1683 COMPLET DES 30 PLANCHES

      - AUDRAN LES PROPORTIONS DU CORPS HUMAIN 1683 COMPLET DES 30 PLANCHES

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        Imperatorum romanorum numismata a pompeo magno ad heraclium ab AO olim congesta nunc augustorum iconibus perpetuis ... leopoldi primi -

      1683. Rilegato Ottime

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        Ungaria

      Roma 1683 - Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Uncommom map from "Il Mercurio Geografico" published in Rome by Giacomo de Rossi. The italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations.Copperplate, very good example. Dimensioni 760 570mm

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        Jobi Ludolfi - Habessinia seu Abassia Presbyteri Johannis Regio .......

      Amsderdam. Valk/Schenk.1683. Altkollerierter Kupferstich. 44,5 x 54,5 cm. In good condition. Detailed map of Ethiopia and the Eritrean coast. Contemporary color in top condition. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate.

      1683 - Contemporary Manuscript Account of a Notable Attempt to Assassinate King Charles II [Manuscript]. [Great Britain]. [Rye House Plot]. [Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate King Charles II, with the Last Speeches of the Conspirators William, Lord Russell and Algernon Sidney Delivered Before Their Executions]. English, c. 1683. [i], 14 ff. (first leaf blank). Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Three-quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked in period style, gilt title to spine, corners mended, endleaves retained, hinges mended, deckle edges. Text in next hand, a few lines in different, equally neat hand. Light toning, a few minor stains, front pastedown and following leaf bear early owner markings of Sir Thomas Phillipps, the signature of James J. Bell and armorial bookplate of R.G.E. Sandbach, binder ticket of Bretherton, Phillipps's binder, to front pastedown. * The Rye House Plot of 1683 was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, thus terminating the Stuart dynasty. It appears to have been founded on Anti-Catholic sentiments (which would have been shared by Sir Thomas Phillipps later), which feared that Charles II was too closely allied to the Catholic rulers of Europe. An extremist Whig group plotted to hide troops in Rye House, a fortified castle in Hertfordshire, in order to ambush the king and duke as they passed on their way to the horse races at Newmarket. However, a fire in Newmarket caused their plans to change and the plotters were exposed, put on trial and imprisoned or executed. The present manuscript contains at its end the speeches made by two of the group at their executions. William, Lord Russell [1639-1683], M.P. for Bedfordshire, denies knowing of any plot, or having ever seen or spoken with the man who denounced him, but with resolution to his fate: "I have done with this world, and go to a better asking only that all sincere protestants may love one another, and not make way for popery by their Animosities." The speech of Algernon Sidney [1623-1683], M.P. and Baltic Ambassador, is more a formal anti-Catholic essay, citing the insurrection against Nero, the Slaughter of Caligula, or Domitian, the translation of the crown of France from Meroveus his Race unto Pepin and from his descendants unto Hugh Capet. Below this are the names of Peter D [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'India di qua è di la' dal gange ove sono li Stati del G. Mogol e parte del Impero

      Roma 1683 - Carta geografica tratta dal "Mercurio Geografico" edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Uncommon map of Transilvania, from "Mercurio Geografico", published in Rome by G. de Rossi. A rich cartouche enriches the map. The Italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations. Dimensioni 530 420mm

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        Li Giardini di Roma con Priv. del’S. Pont l’anno 1683

      1683 - "Li Giardini di Roma con le loro piante alzate e vedute in prospettiva disegnate ed intagliate da Gio. Battista Falda. Nuovamente dati alle stampe, con direttione, e cura di Gio: Giacomo de Rossi, alla Pace, all’Insegna di Parigi in Roma con Priv. del’S. Pont l’anno 1683" In-folio oblungo, frontespizio, antiporta incisa da Arnold Van Westerhout da disegno di G.B. Manelli e 19 tavole, di cui 14 incise in rame da Giovan Battista Falda e 5 da Simone Felice. Legatura moderna in mezza pelle, titolo in oro al dorso. Splendido esemplare della seconda edizione dell’opera, datata 1683, con le tavole nel primo stato di due prima della numerazione dei fogli. Magnifiche prove, impresse su carta vergata coeva, con ampi margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. L’espressione "nuovamente dati alle stampe" indicherebbe l’esistenza di una prima edizione dell’opera, che è sicuramente successiva al 1677 perché non compare nell’Indice di De Rossi di quell’anno. Tenuto conto che Falda muore a Roma nell’agosto del 1678, senza dubbio l’opera fu pubblicata postuma. Questa seconda edizione datata 1683 è sconosciuta al Bellini che anzi ritiene da scartare la datazione – proposta da Brunet - al 1683 perché in quella data A. van Westerhout era appena sedicenne e quindi sarebbe stato troppo giovane per incidere la meravigliosa antiporta. Stabilisce però un sicuro terminus ante quem, il 1689, ovvero l’anno di morte di Innocenzo XI a cui l’opera è dedicata. Dimensioni varie, in folio oblungo, margini esterni 465x365. Title: Li Giardini di Roma con le loro piante alzate e vedute in prospettiva disegnate ed intagliate da Gio. Battista Falda. Nuovamente dati alle stampe, con direttione, e cura di Gio: Giacomo de Rossi, alla Pace, all’Insegna di Parigi in Roma con Priv. del’S. Pont l’anno 1683. Gardens of Rome with their plants raised and views in perspective drawn and engraved by Giovanni Battista Falda . Oblong folio , title page, frontispiece engraved by Arnold van Westerhout after a drawing by G.B. Manelli and 19 plates, 14 of which are engraved in copper by Giovan Battista Falda and 5 by Simone Felice. Modern half leather binding, gold title to spine. A wonderful example of the second edition of the work, dated 1683, with the plates in the first state of two before the numbering of the sheets. Magnificent impressions, printed on contemporary laid paper, with wide margins, in excellent conditions. . The term "nuovamente dati alle stampe" would indicate the existence of a first edition of the work, which is definitely next to 1677 because it does not appear in the Index of the publisher De Rossi of that year. As Giovan Battista Falda died in Rome in August of 1677, there are no doubt that the work was published posthumously. This second edition dated 1683 is unknown to Bellini, that believes unwrapped dating - proposed by Brunet - 1683 because on that date A. van Westerhout was just sixteen, and then it would have been too young to engrave the wonderful allegoric title page. A magnific set of the roman gardens of Falda. Bartsch 1, 2 e 56-70; TIB 056-076 I/II; Brunet, volume 2, p. 1171; Bellini 213-227; Nagler, vol. 4, p. 447. Dimensioni [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rerum Germanicarum Sub Matthia, Ferdinandis II. & III. IMPP. Gestarum, Libri LV.

      - Nuremberg , & Framkfurt, C. S.: Froberger, 1683. Francofurti ad Moenvm: Typis exscripti Wolfgangi Hoffmani, Impensa Matthaei Meriani, 1646-50. Two volumes, folio, [xl], 8, 1154, [21], [3] pp.; [xxxiv], 984, [20] pp., woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and initials, engraved title-pages, vignette on printed titles, four illustrations in text, engraved portrait of Lotichius, and 115 engraved plates the vast majority of which are double-page, including six maps, and six four-page folding views of battles. Contemporary paneled calf, roll-tolled in gilt and blind with fleuron cornerpieces in blind, six raised bands with seven elaborately gilt compartments, title stamped in gilt to two compartments, armorial centerpiece in top compartment and calligraphic monogram at tail, marbled edges and endpapers. Joints, bands, and extremities a bit rubbed, boards slightly scufffed with a few small areas of superficial worming, small tears in backstrips of both volumes at head and tails. The text is printed on inferior stock with light to moderate foxing and some minor internal defects (small wormhole, faint dampstains, one small burn hole, a few trivial wax stains), plates are printed on high quality hand-made paper, and are completely clean and bright, overall a very good set. First edition. This is a rare copy of a massive chronicle covering the reigns of three Hapsburg rulers, with detailed coverage of the 30 Years War. At least as important, it is a book full of wonderful engravings that provide a convincing view of the Medieval cities and other environs where the events in the present account unfold. The first of our Hapsburgs , Matthias (1557-1619), a son of the German emperor Maximilian II, showed an early aptitude for political affairs and was king of Hungary and Bohemia (both then in the Hapsburg realm) long before, on his brother's death, he succeeded in 1612 to power in Austria in the position of German Emperor. Matthias being childless, was followed by his cousin Ferdinand II, who was immediately challenged by Frederick of the Palatinate, whom the Bohemian Protestants favored for king and emperor. This contest triggered the 30 Years War, which drew in most of Europe. The conflict raged during much of the reign of Ferdinand III (ruled 1637-57), although he was anxious to procure peace, which was arranged (with no clear winner) in 1648, two years after our author began to publish his history. A revered physician and professor of medicine, Johann Peter Lotichius (or Lotich, 1598-1669) was appointed official historian of the German Empire. Amoung his publications are medical treatises, Latin poems, a work in praise of women, and a general imperial history beginning with Caesar and ending with Ferdinand II. The present work is most valued for its engravings, done by Matthaeus Merian (1593-1650), who was largely responsible for two of the most famous illustrated series ever published. The first, the "Theatrum Europaeum," was a massive set of 21 large folio volumes with a great deal of historical text punctuated with breathtaking engraved views. The second, called in aggregate simply the "Topographia," is a series comprising 30 folio volumes issued between 1642-88 and containing the largest number of engraved views of towns, villages, and castles ever assembled (Merian was responsible for the plates in the first 19 volumes, while his son and namesake furnished the others). In the present work is the same kind of artistry that made Merian famous in these other, larger undertakings. Here, as in the other series, the intricately realized city views (not infrequently seen as the focus of animated battle scenes), are exceptionally fine in detail and delicacy, achieving success in conveying a strong sense of place and atmosphere that earlier atlases full of urban views did not approach. As with all of the Merian topographical works, this one has several exceptionally fine views of mostly walled cities and towns that appear to be remarkable in the [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Enmiendas y advertencias a las Coronicas de los Reyes de Castilla D. Pedro, D. Enrique el Segundo, D. Juan el primero, y D. Enrique el Tercero que escribió don Pedro López de Ayala

      Zaragoza, por los herederos de Diego Dormer 1683 - 4º menor (19,6 x 14, 6 cm.) 24 h. inc. port., 504 págs. Pergamino de época, rotulación en lomo. Primera edición. De forma historiográfica aborda, edita y critica las crónicas de los reyes de Castilla que escribió Pérez de Ayala. Magnífico ejemplar, muy limpio y en perfecto estado de conservación. Palau, 75752 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rerum Germanicarum Sub Matthia, Ferdinandis II. & III. IMPP. Gestarum, Libri LV...

      Francofurti ad Moenvm Typis exscripti Wolfgangi Hoffmani. Nuremberg , & Framkfurt, C. S.: Froberger, 1683. Francofurti ad Moenvm: Typis exscripti Wolfgangi Hoffmani, Impensa Matthaei Meriani, 1646-50. Two volumes, folio, [xl], 8, 1154, [21], [3] pp.; [xxxiv], 984, [20] pp., woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and initials, engraved title-pages, vignette on printed titles, four illustrations in text, engraved portrait of Lotichius, and 115 engraved plates the vast majority of which are double-page, including six maps, and six four-page folding views of battles. Contemporary paneled calf, roll-tolled in gilt and blind with fleuron cornerpieces in blind, six raised bands with seven elaborately gilt compartments, title stamped in gilt to two compartments, armorial centerpiece in top compartment and calligraphic monogram at tail, marbled edges and endpapers. Joints, bands, and extremities a bit rubbed, boards slightly scufffed with a few small areas of superficial worming, small tears in backstrips of both volumes at head and tails. The text is printed on inferior stock with light to moderate foxing and some minor internal defects (small wormhole, faint dampstains, one small burn hole, a few trivial wax stains), plates are printed on high quality hand-made paper, and are completely clean and bright, overall a very good set. First edition. This is a rare copy of a massive chronicle covering the reigns of three Hapsburg rulers, with detailed coverage of the 30 Years War. At least as important, it is a book full of wonderful engravings that provide a convincing view of the Medieval cities and other environs where the events in the present account unfold. The first of our Hapsburgs , Matthias (1557-1619), a son of the German emperor Maximilian II, showed an early aptitude for political affairs and was king of Hungary and Bohemia (both then in the Hapsburg realm) long before, on his brother's death, he succeeded in 1612 to power in Austria in the position of German Emperor. Matthias being childless, was followed by his cousin Ferdinand II, who was immediately challenged by Frederick of the Palatinate, whom the Bohemian Protestants favored for king and emperor. This contest triggered the 30 Years War, which drew in most of Europe. The conflict raged during much of the reign of Ferdinand III (ruled 1637-57), although he was anxious to procure peace, which was arranged (with no clear winner) in 1648, two years after our author began to publish his history. A revered physician and professor of medicine, Johann Peter Lotichius (or Lotich, 1598-1669) was appointed official historian of the German Empire. Amoung his publications are medical treatises, Latin poems, a work in praise of women, and a general imperial history beginning with Caesar and ending with Ferdinand II. The present work is most valued for its engravings, done by Matthaeus Merian (1593-1650), who was largely responsible for two of the most famous illustrated series ever published. The first, the "Theatrum Europaeum," was a massive set of 21 large folio volumes with a great deal of historical text punctuated with breathtaking engraved views. The second, called in aggregate simply the "Topographia," is a series comprising 30 folio volumes issued between 1642-88 and containing the largest number of engraved views of towns, villages, and castles ever assembled (Merian was responsible for the plates in the first 19 volumes, while his son and namesake furnished the others). In the present work is the same kind of artistry that made Merian famous in these other, larger undertakings. Here, as in the other series, the intricately realized city views (not infrequently seen as the focus of animated battle scenes), are exceptionally fine in detail and delicacy, achieving success in conveying a strong sense of place and atmosphere that earlier atlases full of urban views did not approach. As with all of the Merian topographical works, this one has several exceptionally fine views of mostly walled cities and towns that appear to be remarkable in the fidelity of their historical detail, impressive in the crystalline vividness of their engraved lines, and pleasing emotionally in the luminous tranquility they project. In this copy, those features are heightened by the rich quality of the engraved impressions which are rarely found complete. Brunet III 1180, Graesse IV 264.

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        Der Churfürstl. Sächs. Handelstadt Leipzigk Kauf- Und Handels-Recht

      [Leipzig]; Christolph Günther, 1683. Boards bound with Latin missal with musical notation. 16mo. (4) , 132, 4 pages. Only edition. In German. A compendium of regulations of the City of Leipzig. Of special interest are the edicts concerning Jews: "Leipziger Juden-Ordnung de anno 1682." The relationship between this city in Saxony and the Jews is an anomaly. On the one hand, Jews were banished from Saxony in 1430 - (it took three centuries for them to be readmitted to Leipzig) . On the other hand, on account of the seasonal Leipzig Fair, the number of Jewish merchants present in the City would swell to the point that these visitors were formally authorized to conduct gatherings in their own prayer-rooms ("Judenschulen") . Indeed, permitted to attend the Fair were not only German Jews, but Jews of Eastern Europe as well. In the present text, Johann-Georg III, Duke of Saxony, mandates several laws concerning Jewish tradesmen and the nature of Jewish participation in the Fair. In order to attend, the Jew required attestation to his professional honesty ("ein Ehrlicher Handelsmann") (par. 1) ; he was forbidden to lodge in the suburbs (par. 2) ; and at all times, he must be in possession of his various individual passes (pars. 3-6) . Also, legal-clauses are addressed to the wives, children and servants of the Jewish tradesmen visiting (pars.10-12) . Of peculiar note: Jewish musicians were barred from trading altogether (par. 21) . See JE, Vol. VII, pp. 673-4. Subjects: German Law. Books before 1700. OCLC lists 14 copies worldwide. Backstrip detached. Binding very solid. Paper missal over boards torn in places and foxed. All edges lightly bumped. Pages lightly foxed around text throughout, fresh and clean otherwise. Good condition. (GER-38-46)

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        Penisola dell'India di là dal Gange divisa ne i regni che in essa si contengono...e conforme le relationi di alcuni Padri della Comp.a di Giesù di Monsù Tavernier, Mandeslo e d'altri viaggiatori del nostro secolo.

      1683. Incisione in rame, mm 530x410. Splendido esemplare in fascinosa coloritura antica di questa non comune carta tratta dall'opera Il Mercurio Geografico, degli editori romani De Rossi e per la cura di Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola, geografo del Duca d'Este. L'atlante risulta edito dal 1690 circa con diverse edizioni successive. Ottime condizioni, lievi fioriture marginali ed alone ai margini. La carta raffigura tutta la penisola indocinese estendosi dal Bengala ai confini della Cina fino a Sumatra a sud. Nell'angolo in basso a destra è riportato il titolo all'interno dell'ampio cartiglio, decorato da un felino e due uomini. Giacomo Cantelli nacque a Vignola, come ribadisce con la sua firma, e divenne il primo cartografo ufficiale della Corte di Modena, nel 1685, quando il Duca Francesco II lo nominò cartografo e custode della biblioteca. Copper engraving, mm 530x410. Highly fascinating example in extremely decorative antique colouring of this scarce map extending from Sumatra to the Bengala river and China river. Modern day countries include India, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaya. Showing the major rivers, mountains and cities. In bottom right corner a decorative cartouche, surmounted with two figures in Asian garb and a leopard. From Il Mercurio Geografico, printed by De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli was born in Vignola, as he remarked with his signature, and was the first official cartographer of the Court of Modena, in 1685, when the Duke Francis II appointed him geographer. Very good condition with some minor marginal foxing and waterstaining

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        L'India di qua è di la' dal gange ove sono li Stati del G. Mogol e parte del Impero...

      1683. Carta geografica tratta dal "Mercurio Geografico" edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Uncommon map of Transilvania, from "Mercurio Geografico", published in Rome by G. de Rossi. A rich cartouche enriches the map. The Italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations. Roma Rome 530 420

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        HISTORIA DELLI DUE ULTIMI GRAN VISIRI con alcuni secreti intrecci del Serraglio, e molte particolarità sopra le Guerre di Candia, Dalmatia, Transilvania, Polonia & Ungheria. Trasportato dal Fracese da Gomes Fontana e consacrato a... Francesco Morosini.

      Cagnolini, 1683. in-16, pp. (12), 236, (4), leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit. mss al d. Dedicat. a Francesco Morosini. Fregi xilogr. Prima traduzione italiana dell'opera che narra le gesta dei visiri della dinastia Kiuprili, tra il 1656 e 1676. Raro. [057]

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        Der Kern Türckischer Geschichte, Nehmlich: Von Ursprung der Türckischen Religion und Reiches, ihrem Propheten Mahomed, seinem Anfang und Nachforgern, denen Caliphen und Türckischen Kaysern, etc. etc. Ihren, wie auch einiger ihrer vornehmen Ministers seltsamen Fatis, geführten blutigen Kriegen [...].

      8. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. 48 ganzs. Textholzschnitten. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 7 Bll., 763 (1) S., 6 Bll., Mod. HPgmt. unter Verwendung alten Materials. Erweiterte Fassung des Amphiteatrum Turcicum, von einem neuen Verfasser aktualisiert, nachdem nun der erste Auctor verstorben. - Über die Hälfte des Bandes nimmt die Schilderung der erfolgreichen Zurückdrängung der Türken seit Wien 1683 und den Erfolgen des Prinzen Eugen ein. - Das Frontispiz mit einem Portrait des türkischen Sultans Mahomet und darunter einer Ansicht von Belgrad. Die ganzs. Holzschnitte mit Trachtendarstellungen verschiedenster Stände der Türkei und des Balkans. - Das alte Pergament fleckig. Vorsatzbll. entfernt. Titel m. gelöschtem Stempel. Ein Blatt mit Besitzvermerk, ein weiteres gestempelt. Durchg. gebräunt u. braunfleckig. - Nicht bei Holzmann/B. Lipperheide Colas Sturminger u.a.

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        Stadtplan mit Belagerungen im Jahre 1683 (?).

      - anonymer Kupferstich, um 1683, 22 x 27,5

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        De la chevalerie ancienne et moderne, avec la manière d'en faire les preuves, pour tous les ordres de chevalerie

      - Chez Robert J. B. de la Caille, à Paris 1683, in-12 (8,2x15,2cm), (32) 600pp., relié. - Nuova edizione, dopo che l'originale è stato pubblicato nel 1677. Illustrated 3 Panches contenenti più creste e tavoli pieghevoli. Piuttosto raro. Pelle di pecora completa bionda vintage. Torna lavorato in rilievo. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. Mascella superiore testa aperta e la coda con lacune. Stessa mascella inferiore divisa coda. Anche se l'autore definisce una storia di cavalleria e le sue leggi e le norme, si concentra sulla cavalleria come prova inconfutabile della nobiltà, e come si distingue nel stemmi appartenenti all'antica cavalleria. La storia degli ordini cavallereschi e il loro impatto sulla nobiltà è particolarmente dettagliato. L'autore non si ferma nel suo studio di Francia e si è diffuso in Europa. Il libro contiene molti dettagli storici sul tema di grande interesse. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après l'originale parue en 1677. Illustrée de 3 panches contenant plusieurs blasons et de tableaux dépliants. Assez rare. Reliure en pleine basane blonde d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Mors supérieur ouvert en tête et queue avec manques. Idem mors inférieur fendu en queue. Bien que l'auteur établisse une histoire de la chevalerie et de ses lois et règles, il s'intéresse essentiellement à la chevalerie en tant que preuve indéniable de noblesse, et comment on distingue dans les blasons l'appartenance ancienne à la chevalerie. L'histoire des ordres de chevalerie et leurs conséquences sur la noblesse est plus particulièrement détaillé. L'auteur ne s'est pas arrêté dans son étude à la France et l'a étendue à l'Europe. L'ouvrage regroupe maints détails historiques sur le sujet du plus grand intérêt.

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        L'Arabie Petree, Deserte, et Heureuse.

      Utrecht, 1683. - Engraved map (19 x 25 cm), contemporary hand-coloured. Seventeenth century map of Arabia, engraved by de Winter after Sanson.

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        HISTORIA DELLI DUE ULTIMI GRAN VISIRI con alcuni secreti intrecci del Serraglio, e molte particolarità sopra le Guerre di Candia, Dalmatia, Transilvania, Polonia & Ungheria. Trasportato dal Fracese da Gomes Fontana e consacrato a. Francesco Morosini.

      Cagnolini,, Venezia, 1683 - in-16, pp. (12), 236, (4), leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit. mss al d. Dedicat. a Francesco Morosini. Fregi xilogr. Prima traduzione italiana dell'opera che narra le gesta dei visiri della dinastia Kiuprili, tra il 1656 e 1676. Raro. [057]

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        The Works of the Learned Isaac Barrow, D. D. (with) Opuscala; Viz. Determinationes, Conc. Ad Clerum, Orationes, Poemata, Etc.

      London: Barbazon Aylmer, 1683. Early Edition. Full Spotted Calf. Good. 12 5/8" Tall. Frontispieces. Four Volumes, Dated 1683, 1686, 1686, 1687, Frontispieces In Volumes 1, 2 And 4. Original Full Spotted Calf, Blind-Stamped Boards With Corner Decorations, Old Re-Backing In Simple Calf With Five Massive Bands And Gilt Short Titles. Very Solidly Bound, Bindings Worn, All Nicely Refurbished. Contents Clean But Paper Somewhat Aged, No Spotting Or Damage. International Postage By Usps Insured Box.

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        Hochschätzbarer Seelen Ehren Thron.

      München, Selbstverlag, 1683. - Klein-4°, circa 16,6 x 11,5 cm. 59 meist beidseitig mit Kupferstichen bedruckte Blätter Leder d. Zt. mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, Goldschnitt Praz 338; Graesse VII, 435; Stetter S. 42; VD17 23:238964Z. Das schönste Andachtsbuch des bayrischen Barock, gestaltet nach dem Vorbild des französischen Erbauungsbuches ?Tableau de la Croix? von Fran?ois Mazot (erschienen 1651, in Teilen wiederum abhänging von niederländischen Vorbildern). Der Text stammt von dem Augustiner-Pater Fortunatus Faber. Nur die letzten drei Blätter sind ganz von Wenings eigener Erfindung, da sie auf die Ereignisse im Türkenjahr 1683 anspielen. - In leicht voneinander abweichenden Druck-Varianten bekannt: Der zweite Titel ?Hoch Adelicher Ehren-Thron? hier ohne den Zusatz ?von P. Fortunat O. E. S. A? Das Porträt des Salzburger Erzbischofs Max Gandolph (1667-1687) nach Benjamin Block hier verso weiss, in anderen Exemplaren auf den Titel recto gedruckt. Ebenso sind die Darstellungen ?Iesus admirabilis? und ?Mater amabilis? in anderen Exemplaren recto und verso auf einem Blatt gedruckt, während sie hier in die Gebete eingerückt wurden. - 59 leaves, engraved throughout, fols. (1-39) and (7) printed on versos only, the rest printed on rectos and versos, irregularly foliated and paginated as follows: (8) leaves, 38 leaves numbered to 40 (versos and rectos mostly with same foliation, but some paginated); 20 pp., (3) leaves. Illustrated throughout, text integrated with the illustrations. Contents: frontispiece, title, portrait of the dedicatee Maximilian Gandolph, Archbishop of Salzburg, by Amling after B. Block, dedication (2 ff.), preface by the author, full-page illustration, poems, blank page, full-page illustration (Last Supper), text (see below). - Only edition of a copiously illustrated engraved German devotional work, published by the engraver, and with text by the Augustine preacher Fortunatus Faber: an early imitation (heretofore unrecognized) of the popular French Tableau de la Croix by François Mazot (1651), which itself was at least in part based on Dutch sources. Designed to be viewed as double-page openings and thus numbered as single units, the first 40 leaves show on the versos the various stages of Mass, each engraving including at top, perched on clouds, a pair of typological vignettes showing the Old Testament prefiguration and its fulfillment in the life of Christ. The facing pages contain various prayers, flanked by standing figures. While the main illustration sequence of both versos and rectos follows Mazot?s (with an occasionally variant order of the figures on the rectos), the addition of O.T. prefigurations in the cloud vignettes, labeled Vorbedeutung and Erfüllung (prefiguration and realization) depart from the French original, which shows cloud scenes from the N.T. only; and German verse distichs explain each scene, undescribed in Mazot?s version. Prayers and text, in Latin and French in the Mazot prayer book, are entirely in German here. Acentral section with four leaves of prayers and Litany, illustrated with Saints and two full-page portraits of Jesus and Mary, is also modeled on the Tableau, as is the final section with the Penitential Psalms and border illustrations of numerous small scenes showing the life of David and various scenes from the Old and New Testaments. The illustrations appear here, however, in a different order. Some but not all of Wening?s illustrations are copies in reverse of the French model. Like the preliminary leaves, the last 3 leaves are new to this German version, for they allude to contemporary events: the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683. The first page shows the victorious Christians routing the Turks in battle, with an angel bearing a banner lettered ?Gebett wider den Türcken? (Prayer Against the Turks), and his horn blasting the word Victoria; on the verso the text of a prayer (of St. Augustine) is flanked by two chained Turks, their scimitars broken at their feet. Michael Wening, a native of Nürnberg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of the Learned Isaac Barrow, D. D. (with) Opuscala; Viz. Determinationes, Conc. Ad Clerum, Orationes, Poemata, Etc.

      Barbazon Aylmer, London 1683 - Four Volumes, Dated 1683, 1686, 1686, 1687, Frontispieces In Volumes 1, 2 And 4. Original Full Spotted Calf, Blind-Stamped Boards With Corner Decorations, Old Re-Backing In Simple Calf With Five Massive Bands And Gilt Short Titles. Very Solidly Bound, Bindings Worn, All Nicely Refurbished. Contents Clean But Paper Somewhat Aged, No Spotting Or Damage. International Postage By Usps Insured Box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PALLAS ARMATA, MILITARY ESSAYES OF THE ANCIENT GRECIAN, ROMAN, AND MODERN ART OF WAR. Written in the years 1670 and 1671.

      London, printed by M(argaret) W(hite) for Richard Chiswell, 1683.. FIRST EDITION 1683, folio, 295 x 180 mm, 11¾ x 7½ inches, engraved portrait frontispiece by Robert White, title page printed in red and black, decorative wood-cut headpieces and initials, pages: [20], 372, lacking final advertisement leaf, bound in modern full panelled speckled calf with blind decoration to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, edges speckled red, new endpapers. Upper margins slightly trimmed at some time, no loss to printed area, faintest browning to title page offset from portrait, tiny hole in margin of P1, no loss of notes, a few pages lightly age-browned, 2 very small neat old repairs to fore-edge of Xx1. A very good clean sturdy copy in a handsome modern binding, lacking 1 advert leaf as noted. The first 2 books are concerned with the art of war of the Greeks and Romans, page 157 onwards is devoted to the modern arts of war. Sir James Turner (1615-1689) graduated master of arts from Glasgow University in 1631 and then embraced an army career, serving and fighting in many European countries. He became a Royalist, putting his Covenanter past behind him and in 1648 fought for the King and later served Charles II when in 1651 at Worcester he was captured. He was knighted after the Restoration but after a shameful incident in Scotland in 1668 he was deprived of his commission. In retirement he devoted himself to his writing. (ODNB). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The WAY TO HEALTH, Long Life and Happiness, or, a discourse of Temperance and the particular nature of all things requisite for the Life of Man . shewing from the true ground of Nature whence most Diseases proceed, and how to prevent them. To which is added, a Treatise of most sorts of English Herbs.

      London: Andrew Sowle, 1683 - First edition, contemporary panelled calf worn, spine restored, rusty paperclip mark on initial advertisement leaf facing title-page, body of text split at pp 334/335 but holding firm, occasional early marginal annotations in ink. PIONEER WORK IN ENGLISH ON VEGETARIANISM. Tryon was an ascetic and a vegetarian was strongly influenced by Jacob Böhme, Hinduism, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, &c. This was his most widely read book. It influenced Benjamin Franklin in his adoption of vegetariamism and was a powerful influence well into the 19th century. He had traveled to Barbados (where he lived intermittently for about five years) but was dismayed by the cruelty of slavery. ESTC R10677, Bitting pp 466-67. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De natuurkunde uit ondervindingen opgemaakt. Uit het Engels vertaald door een liefhebber der natuurkunde.Amsterdam Isaak Tirion, 1751. 3 volumes. 4to. With 114 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf.

      - Bierens de Haan 1178-1180; DSB IV, pp. 43-46; STCN (12 copies, 6 incomplete). Second edition in Dutch of a syllabus of lectures by a British natural philosopher, reprinting the first two volumes and adding a third volume, appearing here in translation for the first time. The son of Huguenot refugees, Desaguliers (1683-1744) studied at Christ Church, Oxford and succeeded James Keill as lecturer in experimental philosophy at Hart Hall. "Desaguliers' practical abilities aroused the Royal Society's interest soon after his arrival in London at Newton's suggestion, he was invited to repeat some of Newton's experiments on heat; before long he had become a de facto curator of experiments" (DSB). Desaguliers was highly skilled in practical mechanics, improving numerous devices, and described and demonstrated a great number of experiments. For the benefit of his auditors, Desaguliers published a number of his lectures in 1717 and in 1719 other lectures were published in an unauthorized edition which Desaguliers denounced. Only in 1734 did the first official volume of lectures appear, including a simple treatment of Newton's system of the world and a description and a description of Ralph Allen's railway in Bath. The second volume appeared in 1746. "Desaguliers attributed the ten-year delay before the appearance of his second tome to his desire to improve the treatment of machines, especially waterwheels Continuing with mechanics, in seven lectures, he discussed impact and elasticity, vis viva and momentum, heat, hydrostatics and hydraulics, pneumatics, meteorology, and more machines. This second volume entitles Desaguliers to be considered a forerunner of the more advanced knowledge of machinery that characterized the Industrial Revolution" (DSB).With some spotting throughout and the bindings rubbed. The privilige of volume 1 is bound after instead of before the contents; volume 2 with a small wormhole in the lower margin not affecting the text and a hole in the lower margin on pp. 279-301. A good copy of this interesting work on applied physics with attractive engravings.

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        Catalogus Plantarum Indigenarum Hollandiae, Cui praemissa Lamb. Bidloo Dissertatio De Re Herbaria.

      Henr. & Viduam Theod. Boom, Amsterdam 1683 - 82 pages, [ii], 115 pages. Later marbled paper-covered boards with minor shelfwear. 24mo (5.44 inches/138mm). Text clean, with a few spots of foxing or staining. Previous owners name (Bilharz) neatly on front blankleaf; bookplate on front paste-down endpaper; circular private library sticker on front board. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tableaux généalogiques ou les seize quartiers de nos Rois depuis Saint Louis jusqu'à présent, des Princes & Princesses qui vivent, et de plusieurs Seigneurs Ecclésiastiques de ce royaume, par Monsieur Le Laboureur ; avec un Traité préliminaire de l'Origine et de l'Usage des Quartiers pour les preuves de Noblesse, par le P. Menestrier de la Compagnie de Jésus

      1 vol. in-folio relié , rel. d'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 6 nerfs ornés (fleurons) A Paris, chez François Coustelier, rue Saint-Jacques, à l'image Saint Hilaire, 1683, 10 ff. n. ch. (titre, tables, Introduction), 2 pl. dépliantes gravées par Iollain, 60 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. (quartiers du Duc de Chartres), 1 pl. dépliante (quartiers de Dame de Noyelle), 100 ff. (paginés 119) Rare exemplaire bien complet des deux planches gravées et à toutes marges de Jollain et du tableau des quartiers de Magdeleine de Noyelle (non signalé par Paul Allut dans sa savante étude sur l'oeuvre du P. Menestrier) ; manquent seulement, comme souvent, les 2 ff. de la table des rois. On citera la longue analyse proposée par Paul Allut dans ses "Recherches sur la vie et sur les Oeuvres du P. Claude François Menestrier" : "Ce volume est divisé en deux parties, comme le titre l'indique : la première, De l'Origine et de l'Usage des quartiers pour les preuves de noblesse" est du P. Menestrier. 7 ff. non chiffrés pour la table alphabétique des tableaux généalogiques et pour l'extrait du privilège ; 2 ff. non chiffrés pour l'introduction à l'Origine des quartiers et des preuves de noblesse ; après "De l'Origine, de l'usage et de la pratique des quartiers et lignes pour establir la noblesse et la descendance des personnes", 60 pp. A la fin, 6 ff. non chiffrés pour les soixantes quartiers paternels et maternels de M. le duc de Chartres, et pour la table des rois, princes et seigneurs dont les quartiers généalogiques sont dans le volume. Signature A-P. ; écus armoriés dans le texte. Entre les pp. 6, 7, 8 et 9 [ avant la p. 1 dans notre exemplaire ] sont deux miniatures extraites par le P. Menestrier d'une ancien terrier du comte de Clermont en Beauvoisis La première représente l'hommage au roi Charles V environné des princes de sa maison et des seigneurs de sa Cour, par Louis II, duc de Bourbon, pour le Comte de Clermont ; l'autre est l'entrevue d'Isabeau de Valois, douairière de Bourbon, avec la reine Jeanne, sa fille, au milieu d'une forêt près du château de Clermont. Dans ces deux miniatures, les seigneurs et les dames de la cour sont distingués par leurs armoiries, que les uns et les autres portent sur leurs cottes d'armes et sur leurs robes. La description qui en été faite par le P. Menestrier donne le nom et la qualité de tous ces personnages, d'après leurs blasons. Ces miniatures, gravées sur les originaux par Jollain, sont curieuses à cause des costumes du quinzième sièle qu'elles nous ont conservés. ... La seconde partie, la première énoncée dans le titre, est l'oeuvre de Jean Le Laboureur, qui mourut pendant qu'elle étoit sous presse. Il n'ya a qu'un faux-titre et pas de frontispice. Le dernier f. est chiffré 119, mais il y a erreur dans la pagination ; cette partie n'a réellement que 100 ff. Le cahier S suit immédiatement le cahier I. Malgré cette interruption dans les signatures, et les erreurs dans la pagination que j'ai indiquées, le volume est complet". Allut précise que "tous les bibliographes, depuis le P. Nicéron, donnent au P. Menestrier La cour du roy Charles V surnommé le Sage, et celle de la reyne Jeanne de Bourbon, son épouse ; Paris, Jollain, 1683, in-folio ou in-12. Ils ont répété, sans examen peut-être, ce qu'a dit le Journal des Scavans en rendant compte de la découverte faite par le P. Menestrier. Je n'ai jamais vu l'édition in-folio, à moins qu'on n'ait voulu désigner les "Tableaux généalogiques" ; j'en dis autant de l'in-12, et je ne puis admettre l'existence de ces deux édition : je suis porté à croire qu'elles ne sont autre chose que les figures gravées in-fol. par Jollain, placées par le P. Menestrier, avec l'explication qu'il en a donnée, parmi les additions, qu'il a faites au livre de Le Laboureur, et qu'elles n'ont jamais été publiées à part". Bon état (mq. en coiffes, rel. frottée avec petit mq. en coupes, petites piqûres de vers en dos et queue sans atteinte au texte, sans les 2 ff. de la table des Rois, restauration au tableau de Dame Noyelle), pour ce rare exemplaire richement illustré de plus de 1600 blasons gravés sur bois. Allut, Recherches, 166-167 ; De Backer, VI, 89 ; Saffroy, I, 2215 ; Guigard, 1747 Français

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        An Assistance to Justices of Peace, For the Easier Performance of Their Duty. Wing K113A. Folio

      The rarest variant printing of the first edition of the sole work devoted to justices of the peace by Keble, the Gray's Inn barrister renowned for his "remarkable regime of study", complementing both his Reports and his edition of the Statutes. Contemporary panelled calf, a bit rubbed, with a trace of light marginal staining, one gathering possibly supplied from another copy, else quite usable. Printed by W. Rawlins [and two others] For Ch. Harper [etc.], London, 1683.

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        De Teykenen der Tyden, In dry onderscheydene Perioden, loopende soo voor, met, als ook na de komste van de Messias, Ter Bewijs Van dese twee Grond-waerheden des geloofs, 1. Dat de beloofde Messias reeds lange is gekomen. En 2. Dat Jesus van Mazareth de regte, en ware Messias is. Opgehaelt, en aengedrongen Soo uyt de H. Schriftuere, als ook uyt de voornaemste Schriften der Joden selve. Ter Onderrightinge. Overtuyginge, en Bekeeringe van het hedendaeghsche Jodendom in het laetste deser dagen.

      Middelburg, Jacobus Noenaard, en te Amsterdam, Wed. Joannes van Someren 1683 - (26) 249 (15) p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Perkament, 8° (Vochtvlekken in de marges, het werk gaat wat lastig open.)

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        Oeuvres diverses du sieur D*** avec le traité du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le discours traduit du Grec de Longin nouvelle edition reveuë et augmentée Paris chez la veuve Billaine

      

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        Oraison funebre de tres-haute, tres-puissante, tres-excellente princesse Marie Therese infante d'Espagne, Reine de France et de Navarre

      Rare meeting 13 funeral orations in first editions ChezCharles Angot A Paris 1683 In-4 (19x26cm) 58pp. ; (2) 45pp. ; 61pp. ; 33pp. ; 31pp. ; 45pp. (1) ; 33pp. ; 41pp. (1) ; (2) 38pp. ; (2) 61pp. (1) ; (2) 35pp. ; (4) 28pp. ; (2) 63pp. (1) relié

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        Traité de l'organe de l'ouie, contenant la structure, les usages & les maladies de toutes les parties de l'oreille

      First edition, very rare. Illustrated with 16 folding plates unsigned.Bound in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back tooled raised. Head cover and a restored area. Work towards the middle of the book in high margin, some worm inconsequential, but the worms have eaten the seams and are therefore vulnerable to p. 20 to p. 200 the problem from fading. The last print was cut too short and lacks the last few lines of text.This is the first scientific monograph of the structure of the ear and its diseases, it is therefore very valuable, and was crucial to the understanding of this little studied organ before. It is also the first work of this renowned anatomist and physiologist who was the teacher of the dolphin and taught in the garden of the king.Stamp of Doctor Maurice Petit de Montereau. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Estienne Michallet à Paris 1683 in-12 (9x17cm) (24) 210pp. relié

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         Le parfait chasseur Pour l'instruction des personnes de qualité ou autres qui aiment la chasse, pour se rendre capables de cet exercice, apprendre aux veneurs, picqueurs, fauconniers, & valets de chiens à servir dans les grands équipages. Il donne avis & enseigne aux personnes de toutes sortes de conditions, quels équipages leur sont convenables, suivant la dépense qu'ils veulent faire ; les manières de rendre les pigeonniers & les garennes fecondes ; les basses courts remplies de volailles avec peu de dépense ; les étangs abondans en poisson, & pour empescher les voleurs de nuit dans lesdits étangs & les garennes. Il instruit pareillement des remèdes pour la guérison de toutes les maladies qui arrivent aux chiens, des moyens pour leur faire éviter la rage, & de toutes choses les plus curieuses touchant cet exercice de la chasse, dont le lecteur pourra faire un très-grand profit.

      à Paris, chez Gabriel Quinet, 1683, in 12, de 14ff. 390pp. 1f. de privilège, pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, un mors inf. très lég. fendu et qq. mouillures claires en marge sinon bel exemplaire. (ex-libris mss. M. de Noret) Edition originale de ce rare traité consacré au perfectionnement de l'art de la chasse. Il contient des modifications et de nombreux ajouts par rapport aux manuels de l'époque, en particulier sur la chasse hors des frontières nationales, comme la chasse au renard, avec des chapitres sur les chasses en Afrique, en Asie, en Amérique et même la chasse à la baleine. Il y a aussi des instructions sur la façon de nourrir, soigner et éduquer les chiens. ¶ Souhart 433 "Ouvrage assez estimé, devenu peu commun" - Thiebaud 836 "Ouvrage très estimé et fort rare, qui n'a jamais été réimprimé. Paul Petit consacre une longue note à Selincourt, qui était commandant de la vénerie de Mgr le Dauphin" - Schwerdt I, 163 "First edition, rare ... the table, gives a list of the various forms of hunting as practiced in the different countries of Europe at that date" - Harting 165 "... of some rarity. The author gives sound advise as to the hawks to be used according to the nature of the country in which they are to be flown".

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        Memoirs for the Natural History of Humane Blood, Especially the Spirit of that Liquor.

      London: Samuel Smith, 1683. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (159 x 94 mm). [xvi], 289, [7] pp., including cancel title, title within 2-line rule border, with the 3 final advertisment leaves. Contemporary calf (upper hinge repaired). Internally only little browned. Provenance: The library of Hugh Selbourne (small stamp to title verso). A fine, crisp and unmarked copy. ----Norman 308; Heirs of Hippocrates 565; Wing B3993; Fulton 146b; Garrison-Morton 861; NLM/Krivatsy 1708; Waller 1388; Wellcome II, p.223 (1684 ed.); Cushing B579. - FIRST EDITION, second issue of "the first analysis of blood, Boyle's Memoirs may be considered the first scientific study in physiological chemistry, exhibiting methods which have become universally adopted." (Garrison & Morton). The present work is Boyle's most important medical contribution and is one of the first to deal with the scientific analysis of the blood. Bloodletting was still quite common at the time, so Boyle had little difficulty obtaining blood for his experiments. In his analysis of the blood, Boyle includes its properties of taste, temperature, combustibility, and weight and also mentions its serous and red portions, volatile and fixed salts, oil, mucus content, etc. He discusses human and animal blood, and describes a series of experiments to test the anticoagulating properties of various substances. Boyle also provides a series of remedies prepared from blood for a wide variety of ailments from hysteria and epilepsy to coughs and other respiratory complaints." (Heirs of Hippocrates 565). Very Good.

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        Jus Appellandi ad Regem Ipsum a Cancellaria: Or, A Manifestation of the King's Part and Power to Relieve His Subjects against Erroneous and Unjust Decrees in Chancery. Collected out of the Authorities of Law [etc.]. Wing W2774

      N.p.. First edition of the first part of an uncommon work written by a Middle Temple bencher (and the Keeper of its library in the early 18th century) putting a strongly grounded historical case for the King's personal review of Chancery. Later 3/4 calf over pebbled boards, quite worn, definite browning, ex-library; a usable copy only. N.p., London, 1683.

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        MEMOIRES OF SIR JAMES MELVIL OF HAL-HILL: CONTAINING AN IMPARTIAL ACCOUNT OF THE MOST REMARKABLE AFFAIRS OF STATE DURING THE LAST AGE, NOT MENTIOIN'D BY OTHER HISTORIANS: MORE PARTICULARY RELATING TO THE KINGDOMS OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND, UNDER THE REIGNS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH, MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS,AND KING JAMES....

      London, England: E.H. for Robert Boulter, 1683. 4to. contemporary calf, leather spine label. (xvi), 204, (28) pages. Lowndes II, 1250. Epistle to the Reader, letter from the author to his son, Melvil's Memoirs, "alphabetical table of the principal matter contained in this book" (index), "alphabetical interpretation" of Scottish words and phrases, catalogue of books printed for the publisher. James Melvil (Melville) (1535-1617) was a page to Mary Queen of Scots, emissary from Mary to Elizabeth I, and adviser to James VI of Scotland, later James I of England (DNB XIII, 240-1). See also The Popular Scotish Biography Being Lives of Eminent Scotsmen (Edinburgh: The Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Co., 1841), 557. The manuscript of Melvil's memoirs, by a circuitous route, came into the hands of Melvil's grandson, another James Melvil, who put it into the hands of the author (Henry Morley, English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature (London: Cassell & Company, 1892), 356). Biographical sketch in The United Presbyterian Magazine by Rev. William Morison attached following text. Covers separated, rubbed and scuffed with loss at corners. Tanning, especially at edges of text. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper....

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        Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate...

      1683. Contemporary Manuscript Account of a Notable Attempt to Assassinate King Charles II [Manuscript]. [Great Britain]. [Rye House Plot]. [Contemporary Account of the Rye House Plot Intended to Assassinate King Charles II, with the Last Speeches of the Conspirators William, Lord Russell and Algernon Sidney Delivered Before Their Executions]. English, c. 1683. [i], 14 ff. (first leaf blank). Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Three-quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked in period style, gilt title to spine, corners mended, endleaves retained, hinges mended, deckle edges. Text in next hand, a few lines in different, equally neat hand. Light toning, a few minor stains, front pastedown and following leaf bear early owner markings of Sir Thomas Phillipps, the signature of James J. Bell and armorial bookplate of R.G.E. Sandbach, binder ticket of Bretherton, Phillipps's binder, to front pastedown. $5,000. * The Rye House Plot of 1683 was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York, thus terminating the Stuart dynasty. It appears to have been founded on Anti-Catholic sentiments (which would have been shared by Sir Thomas Phillipps later), which feared that Charles II was too closely allied to the Catholic rulers of Europe. An extremist Whig group plotted to hide troops in Rye House, a fortified castle in Hertfordshire, in order to ambush the king and duke as they passed on their way to the horse races at Newmarket. However, a fire in Newmarket caused their plans to change and the plotters were exposed, put on trial and imprisoned or executed. The present manuscript contains at its end the speeches made by two of the group at their executions. William, Lord Russell [1639-1683], M.P. for Bedfordshire, denies knowing of any plot, or having ever seen or spoken with the man who denounced him, but with resolution to his fate: "I have done with this world, and go to a better asking only that all sincere protestants may love one another, and not make way for popery by their Animosities." The speech of Algernon Sidney [1623-1683], M.P. and Baltic Ambassador, is more a formal anti-Catholic essay, citing the insurrection against Nero, the Slaughter of Caligula, or Domitian, the translation of the crown of France from Meroveus his Race unto Pepin and from his descendants unto Hugh Capet. Below this are the names of Peter D.

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