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        MAP :Regna Congo et Angola

      1683, No Binding, Book Condition: Very Goodundated but c1683. Angola and surrounds. uncoloured. original copper plate engravings. approx 520 x 630mm. two tiny holes. no other tears. this map is in excellent condition for it's age. would look great coloured and framed. lovely cartouche at the bottom. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Maps; Inventory No: xb83.

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        Vienna a Turcis obsessa & Deo Dante a Christianis eliberata.

      Venedig, Rossetti, 1683.. Kupferstichplan von D. Rossetti nach Leander Anguissola, Bildausschnitt 40 x 42, Blattgr. 61 x 49 cm.. Tooley's Dictonary of Mapmakers, IV/p. 75, vergl. Sturminger 3883ff und Kabdebo 318. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit dem berühmten Grundriss von Leander Anguissola und Bartolomeo Camuccio im oberen Teil des Blattes und einem kurzen Abriss der Belagerung (mit dem Titel: Description tres exacte de Vienne en Austriche Assiegee le 14. de Juillet de l'an 1683) und einer Legende der auf der Karte verzeichneten Nummern; der Plan zeigt primär die Befestigungsanlagen der Stadt - innerhalb der Stadtmauern sind nur der Stephansdom, die Burg und das gebiet um die Schottenkirche und das kaiserliche Zeughaus verzeichnet - sowie die Laufgräben der türkischen Angreifer dar; der Plan selbst erschien in mehreren Auflagen mit dem Drucktext in unterschiedlichen Sprachen; insgesamt leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig, die breiten Ränder stärker und außen mit wenigen, kleinen Läsuren, leichte Knickfalten, davon eine horizontale unten im Bild durchgerissen und mit Tesafilm hinterlegt.

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        MAP :Aethiopia Superior vel Interior vulgo Abissinorum Presbiteri Ioannis Imperium

      1683, No Binding, Book Condition: Very Goodundated but c1683. uncoloured. original copper plate engravings. approx 520 x 630mm. one small tear on the crease (2 cm) no other tears. this map is in excellent condition for it's age. no edge tears. would look great coloured and framed. covers most of east and central africa. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Maps; Inventory No: wy80.

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        Alfabeto in sogno esemplare per disegnare

      e. [Bologna: n.p.], 1683 [i.e. c. 1700?] Folio (11 x 15-7/8 inches), (25) ff, consisting of illustrated title-page, dedication leaf (?A svoi scolari?), and 23 leaves, one for each letter of the 23 letter alphabet; engraved throughout. Blind-panelled vellum over boards, bound to style by Byzantium. Inner margins just touched with a few repaired wormholes, nowhere near the image and quite unobtrusive. printed on 18th-century paper from the original plates, an unrecorded restrike edition. An unrecorded reprinting of the great Mitelli alphabet, probably printed c. 1700 in Italy judging by the paper. This wonderful Baroque artist?s model book includes various illustrations for use as drawing models surrounding the letters of the alphabet rendered as variations on the human form, with didactic captions in verse at foot of each leaf. Grove notes (vol. 21, p. 732) that Mitelli was the son of the painter Agostino Mitelli, and owes his reputation to over 500 etched prints of contemporary manners and morals. ?His large print oeuvre, illustrating ceremonies and pageants, warfare, folklore, trades, and religious paintings,, provides a rich cultural source of contemporary Bolognese life... ? See: Brunet 1778. Bonacini 1196. Bertarelli, Le Incisioni di Giuseppe Maria Mitelli, Milan 1940.

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        MAP : Insulae De Cabo Verde Olim Hesperides Sive Gorgades Belgice De Loute Eysanden

      1683, No Binding, Book Condition: Very Goodundated but c1683. Cape Verde Islands. uncoloured. original copper plate engravings. approx 520 x 630mm. two small tears on the crease (1 cm)hard to see and one tiny hole. no other tears. this map is in excellent condition for it's age. no edge tears. would look great coloured and framed. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: xa98.

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        MAP : Nova Barbariae Descriptio

      1683, No Binding, Book Condition: Very Goodundated but c1683. North Africa including Egypt, Libya and the Mediterranean. the map shows the Nile, Cairo, Alexandria, Jerusalem and Tripoli amongst others. uncoloured. original copper plate engravings. approx 520 x 630mm. one small tear on the crease (2 cm)hard to see. no other tears. this map is in excellent condition for it's age. no edge tears. beautiful illustrations, including elephants and a dragon. would look stunning coloured and framed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Maps; Inventory No: xc40.

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        ARS TACTICA

      - Ars tactica, acies contra Alanos, periplus ponti evsini, periplus maris erythraei, liber de venatione, epicteti enchiridion, ejusdem apopthegmata et fragmenta, quae in Joanis Stobaei Florilegio, et in agellii noctibus atticis supersunt. Cum interpretibus latinis, & notis ex recensione & museo Nicolai Blancardi.- Amstelodami, Apus Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1683; en 8º pasta época, hierros en lomo, ruedas doradas en cejas, algo rozada, 7 hh. 450 pp. 2 hh. 2 láminas con mapas (los dos plegados uno en gran formato 45x 40,5 cm) 1 estado plegado con esquema de formación militar. Ilustraciones en el texto con esquemas de formaciones militares. Texto en latín y griego. El libro es un conjunto de 7 obras del autor, cada una con portada propia, con temas como tactica militar, venatoria, filosofía, Periplos del mar Eritreo. Etc. Ejemplar limpio. Arriano de Nicomedia hisoriador y filósofo griego del siglo II nacido en Nicomedia, región de la actual Turquia. Arriano era en cualquier caso principalmente un historiador militar

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        De borgerlyke tafel, om lang gesond sonder ziekten te leven, waar in van yder spijse in 't besonder gehandelt werd, (.) mitsgaders een beknopte manier van de spijsen voor te snijden en een onderrechting der schikkelijke wijsen die men aan de tafel moet houden. Nevens de Schola Salernitana. Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1683.

      - 12°, geheel perkament uit de tijd, (8)+192+(16) pag. Met fraaie titelgravure door Jan Luyken met afbeelding van eettafel met personen in een keuken. BMNI p. 59; Bibl. Gastr. Neerl. 482; Waller 263; v. Eeghen/v.d. Kellen 65. Zeldzaam (slechts 1 ex in STCN) werkje over gezond eten en etiquette aan tafel.

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        Opera: Sancti Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi Operum. Post Lovaniensium theologorum recensionem castigatus denuo ad manuscriptos codices Gallicanos, Vaticanos, Anglicanos, Belgicos &c. nec non ad antiquiores & castigatiores. Opera et studio Monachorum Ordinis S. Benedicti e Congregatione S. Mauri. 12 Teile (Bd 3 hat 2 Teile) in 11 Bänden, gebunden in 8 Bänden.

      Paris, Muguet, 1683-1700.. Zus. ca. 20000 S.. Mit Frontispiz (Porträt) in Bd 11, 12 Titelvignetten, 12 gestochenen Kopfleisten, 12 gestochenen Initialen. Gr.-Folio (414 x 266 mm). Marmorierte Kalbslederbände d. Z. auf 6 Bünden, mit Rückentitel und reicher -vergoldung.. Die vorliegende kritische Mauriner-Ausgabe gilt bis heute als vorbildlich, auch und vor allem wegen des 11. Bandes: "Der 11. Bd bringt die v. Mabillon verfaßte Praefatio generalis (...), dann ein ausführl. Leben des hl. A. auf Grund der Studien v. Tillemont, sowie ausgezeichnete Indices über die echten u. über die (...) unechten Schriften." (Buchberger: Kirchl. Handlexikon. S., 411f). Laut Aussage des Vorbesitzers erlitt die Ausgabe in den letzten 50 Jahren einen Wasserschaden, dessen Spuren im Papier noch deutlich zu sehen sind; so sind beinahe alle Bände im unteren Blattdrittel wasserrandig, gelegentlich auch schwach wellig. Die Einbände waren ebenfalls betroffen; auch hier zeigen sich Wasserflecken; wenn es Schäden an der Bindung gab, wurde diese auf höchst professionelle Weise und kaum sichtbar ausgebessert; ansonsten Einbände kaum berieben beziehungsweise mit geringen Kratzspuren. 2 Bände haben ein etwas abweichendes Rückendekor, sind einige Millimeter höher und haben eine lateinische Bandzählung am Rücken; der 11. Band (Register und Vita) ist ca. 2,5 cm höher als die anderen. Die Bände 1-2 sind in 2. Auflage (zuerst 1679) von 1689. Vgl. Brunet I, 557. Zögern Sie bitte nicht, wenn Sie Fragen haben oder z. B. Bilder sehen möchten. Wegen des kolossalen Formats und Gewichts bevorzugt der Antiquar die Selbstabholung des Werks durch den Kunden, welcher im Gegenzug einen Rabatt von EUR 100,- als Anerkennung seiner Mühen erhält; wünscht der Kunde jedoch eine Lieferung im Versand, muß ich entgegen meiner sonstigen Gepflogenheiten für meine Mühen des Versendens EUR 50,- zusätzlich berechnen. Durch seine Bestellung akzeptiert der Kunde diese Bedingungen.

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        Tractatus de podagra et hydrope

      London: Walter Kettibly, 1683. The Masterpiece of the English Hippocrates Sydenham, Thomas (1624-89). Tractatus de podagra et hydrope. 8vo. [10], 201, [1]pp. London: R. N. for Kettilby, 1683. 179 x 109 mm. Full antique calf, gilt; preserved in a quarter morocco slipcase. Some foxing and dampstaining, but very good. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 4486. Printing and the Mind of Man 159. Sydenham's classic description of gout, based upon his own sufferings, "has never been surpassed" (Copeman, p. 65; also pp. 66-76 and numerous other references). Of the many great works by Sydenham, this is considered his masterpiece, the epitome of the practical case-oriented approach he took, which earned him the title "the English Hippocrates," and which influenced the return to Hippocratic ideals in medical practice in Europe. Sydenham clearly differentiated gout from rheumatism, and the descriptive, clinical portions of his work remain eminently readable today. He recommended a distinctive course of treatment by dietetic restriction, simple cooking, few drugs, and ample, non-alcoholic liquid intake. For acute attack he favored opium and introduced liquid laudanum, which made him famous throughout Europe. He was the first to recognize the association between intellectual ability and gout. Sydenham's book brought out the salient features of gout and its management, and perhaps contributed to the vogue for it in the next century, the so-called "Golden Age of Gout" , when the disease had many fashionable victims, was much in the press, and was a recognized factor in historical events. Wing S-6320. Osler 998. Waller 9422. Not in Cushing or Heirs of Hippocrates.

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        L'Huomo e Sue Parti Figurato e Simbolico

      Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1683. First edition, first issue. Folio bound in contemporary full vellum; 328 pages. With full page allegorical, engraved title page and 41 emblematic engravings in the course of the text. A fascinating study of the spiritual and physical aspects of human nature.

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        The Life and Reign of King Henry the Eighth

      London : Printed by Mary Clark, for Ann Mearn 1683 - 4to. [9], 636 [15] p. Rebacked in modern full leather. 5 raised bands. Gilt lettering spine label. Red page ends. Good binding and cover. Note on rear end page. Lacks portrait. Contemporary armorial bookplate of George Finch of Valentines on back of title page. Early ink notations on top end on first page. Early ink citions on first blank end page after index. Lowndes II p. 1047; Wing II, 1507. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "At the Court of Whitehall the Ninth of January 1683. ? Whereas by the Grace and Blessing of God, the Kings and Queens of this Realm by many Ages past, have had the happiness by their Sacred Touch, and Invocation of the name of God, to cure those who are afflicted with the Disease called the Kings-Evil ? His Majesty was therfore pleased to Declare in Council His Royal Will and Pleasure to be, That ?the times of Publick Healings shall from henceforth be from the feats of All Saints ? till a week before Christmas; and after Christmas until the First Day of March ?"

      London: printed by the assigns of John Bill deceas'd; and by Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, printers to the Kings most excellen t Majesty, 1683. Printed broadside. Woodcut royal arms at head, large decorative initial capital. 1 vols. 14-1/2 x 11-1/4 inches. Backed with tissue, some old dampstaining, some loss at margins but printed area complete except for a very small area of the royal arms. Old folds, rust marks along with marginal wear suggest that this may, at one time, have been "affixt to some conspicuous place" as the text instructs. King's Evil and the Royal Touch From the Middle Ages in England and France it was believed that scrofula, or "the King's Evil," could be cured by the touch of royalty; ceremonies were held in which the King would touch, and "heal," hundreds of afflicted subjects. By the late 1400s it was believed that one could also be cured by touching a type of coin called an angel, which had been touched by the monarch. After angels ceased to be minted in the 1620s the same effect was said to be achieved by touching a gold medallion embossed much like the old coin. Some monarchs touched many people. King Henry IV of France touched up to 1500 at one time. The last English monarch to carry out this practice was Queen Anne, who died in 1714, but it continued in France. Louis XV touched more than 2000 scrofula sufferers, and the last French monarch to do this was Charles X in 1825 (Science Museum, London). Cf. F Barlow, "The King's Evil," The English Historical Review, 95/374 (January 1980), pp 3-27; M Bloch,The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and Scrofula in England and France (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973). The present broadside, setting the dates for such ceremonies, is rare on the market: no copies are listed for sale, and none have appeared at auction. It also is signed in type by Lord Chief Justice (George) Jeffryes (sic), "The Hanging Judge" amongst others. An interesting manuscript note in a contemporary hand at the lower margin (with significant loss) calls the attention of "All Parsons, Vicars, and Curates" to the regulations set forth in the broadside.

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata

      1683. VAENIUS (i.e. Otto van Veen). Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata.... [8], 205, [3] pp. With a title-page medallion portrait of Horace, full-page portrait of Veen, and 103 engraved emblems (180 x 150 mm) inspired by texts of Horace and others. 4to., 280 x 225 mm, bound in contemporary vellum, spine lettered in MS, preserved in a green slipcase. Brussels: Franciscum Foppens, 1683. |~||~||~||~||~||~| An excellent copy in original condition of this lavish Flemish emblem book, with the text and plates here reprinted from the enlarged edition of 1612. The engravings are attributed by Nagler and Bryan to Gijsbert van Veen; there are 103 full-page copperplate emblems after designs by Vaenius (Otto van Veen), a teacher of Rubens. The emblems illustrate the texts he selected principally from Horace's Odes and Satires, as well as from other classic authors. The first edition of Veen's "Emblems from Horace" was published in Antwerp in 1607 and contained Latin mottos and quotations only. In the present edition appear Dutch 8-line stanzas by Vaenius, French quatrains (by Leo de Meyere & Claudius de Cordemoy, and 8-line poems in Italian. The Brussels Foppens editions first appeared in 1682; the present volume belongs to a new-title issue of the work (only the date of imprint is changed). Vaenius' "Emblemata Horatiana" was immensely popular, and versions of it exist in almost every European language. Veen (1556-1629), of Leiden origin, is, together with Heinsius, Hooft, Roemer Visscher and Cats, among the most important Dutch emblematists of the 17th-century. His "Emblems from Horace" was his first published work, and remains one of the great classics of the emblematic literature. Bookplate removed, small repaired tear on p. 47, overall in fine state. Landwehr, Low Countries 823. Landwehr, Low Countries 680. Cf. Landwehr, Romantic, 735. Praz, 523.

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

      Printed by W. Rawlins [and two others] For Ch. Harper [etc.], London 1683 - Contemporary panelled calf, a bit rubbed, with a trace of light marginal staining, one gathering possibly supplied from another copy, else quite usable 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 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        INTRODUCCION A LA VIDA DEVOTA DE S. FRANCISCO DE SALES

      Imprenta de Matevat. - Barcelona. 1683. 21X17. 13h+279Pág+1h+45Pág (Directorio de religiosas para su espiritual perfección). Pergamino. Muy buen ejemplar. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IL NOVISSIMO PASSATEMPO POLITICO, ISTORICO, & ECONOMICO DI EUGENIO RAIMONDI BRESCIANO. Ordinato sotto a i suoi proprj Capi, quali contengono: Documenti saggi & utili; Ricordi & esempi memorabili; Avvertimenti e concetti politici; Considerationi meravigliose; Precetti e ammaestramenti christiani e sentenze scelte; Detti arguti & con Oracoli de' più rilevati ingegni.

      ad instanza d'Antonio Quaglia 1683 "Unita si vede tutta la Morale Filosofia, che negl'Antichi, e Moderni Scrittori sparsa si leggeva". "Opera non men curiosa a Prencipi, che utile a Dotti, e dilettevole ad ogni stato di persone". Opera dedicata a Francesco Maria Bendini Monti. Cm.15,2x9,3. Pg.(4), 716. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Tracce d'uso, ma esemplare ben consultabile.

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        Recueil de sonnets, composés par les plus habiles poëtes du royaume, sur les bouts rimez Pan, Guenuche, &c

      Edition originale. Rare. Bibliographie des recueils de poésies T. III, pp. 178 à 180. Plein Veau moucheté d?époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Frottements divers. Les bouts-rimés sont des rimes imposées et farfelues, ce fut un jeu très prisé d?en composer au XVIIe. Le thème, ici la louange du roi, et les rimes, étaient choisis, et les poètes devaient écrire des pièces en vers. Ce fut une véritable fièvre car il apparut que non seulement en société, mais en privé, tout le monde s?amusa à cet exercice. Ce recueil en est un des meilleurs exemples, réunis par Mignon, les sonnets ont pour rimes Pan, Grenuche, Satan, Pluche , puis Fan, Ruche, Lan, Autruche... De nombreux sonnets parmi les 193 sont signés, 3 anonymes sont de Benserade. chez Gabriel Quinet. A Paris 1683 in 12 (9,5x16,5cm) (4) 193pp. (3). relié

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        Wienn, von Türcken belägert, von Christen entsezt. Anjetzo auß dem Lateinischen ins Teutsch übersetzt, von dem Authore selbst. Linz, J. Rädlmayr 1684. 4°. 4 Bll., 102 (recte 104) S., mit 1 (mehrf. gefalt.) Kupferstichplan u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Kupferstichkarte (Castramentatio), 3 Holzschnitt-Textvign., beikolor. Holzschnitt-Initiale und gefalt. Schrifttafel. Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit.

      . . VD17 12:189190P - Bircher B 13356 - STC V 3 - Gugitz 486b - Sturminger 2941 (mit abweichender Kollation) - Durstmüller I, 133.- diese Ausgabe nicht bei Apponyi.- Einzige deutsche Ausgabe.- Der Augenzeugenbericht enthält auch Verzeichnisse über die Kriegsbeute, u. a. "Specification, was über den so eylends flüchtigen Auffbruch der Türckischen Armee von der Statt Wienn auß dem Läger in die allhiesige Zeughäuser überbracht worden und noch zu überbringen verbleibet".- Mit einem Plan der belagerten Stadt mit erklärendem Text in der Art eines Einblattdruckes und einer Umgebungskarte "Castrametatio Turcarum".- Etw. braunfleckig, Plan mit kl. restaurierten Wurmspuren, Vorsatz gestempelt "W(olfgang) K(rämer). Vita brevis", Ebd, etw. fleckig.- Auf das Respektblatt montiert ist der Titel eines anderen Augenzeugenberichts der Belagerung: J. G. W. Ruess, Relation uber die den 14. Julii Anno 1683 angefengene, den 12. Septembris aber glücklich aufgehebte Belägerung der Käys. Haupt- und Residenz-Stadt Wien, Nürnberg 1683.- Aus dem Besitz von Andreas Felix von Oefele (1706-1780), "kurfürstlichem Rat, Bibliotecarius und Antiquarus" in München und Mitbegründer der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Warnecke 1501).

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        Plutarchs Lives. Translated from the Greek By Several Hands. To Which is Prefixt the Life of Plutarch [5 Volumes]

      London: Jacob Tonson, at the Sign of the Judges-head, 1683-86, 1683. Five volumes. Volumes 3, 4 and 5 with irregular pagination, though register complete and continuous. Vol. 1: Pp. [28], [4], 1-128, [1]-656. Frontispiece + 11 engraved plates; Vol. 2: Pp. [6], 688. Frontispiece + 11 engraved plates; Vol. 3: Pp. [4], 684, [2 - publ. adverts.]. Frontispiece + 10 engraved plates; Vol. 4: Pp. [4], 712. Frontispiece + 8 engraved plates; Vol. 5: Pp. [4], 764. Frontispiece + 11 engraved plates. Engravings by Burgers, Vanderbank, James Collins, Sturt, and Robert White; the frontispiece to vol. 1 is signed by Touroude, who may have been the original artist of the other illustrations. Full calf binding, ornate gilt panelled spine, double leather spine labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, rebound some time ago by Waters Newcastle. Pages shaved, headlines grazed on occasion. Interior primarily clean with occasional tanning. Covers slightly soiled, scuffed, and rubbed, spine gilt fading. Overall, a very good set. . Full Leather. Very Good. Octavo.

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        Commentarius ad L. libros Digestorum seu Pandectarum. Nunc demum confectariis Additamentis, accuratissimisque Accessionibus, quibus hactenus tam Lovannienses quam editiones aliae omnes caruere ex Iure Practico, publico & Camerali. Per Clar. Vir. Martinum Naurath illustratus. Hac ultima Editione correctior, & Indice Legum, Rerum & Verborum locupletior.

      Köln, Paul Metternich, 1683.. Hac ultima editione correctior. Gr.-8vo. Ganzseitiges Titelkupfer, Titelblatt mit Druckersignet, 1148 S., 32 Bll. Zeitgenössischer Pergamentband. (Papier stellenweise leicht gebräunt).. Zoesius (1571-1627), Professor der Rechte an der Universität Löwen, beeinflußte mit seinem Lehrbuch maßgebend die Juristenausbildung nicht nur in Holland, sondern auch in Deutschland. In Österreich wurde sein Pandektenkommentar sogar offizielles Lehrbuch.

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        Apotheosis, vel consecratio Homeri, sive Lapis antiquissimus in quo poetarum Principis Homeri consecratio sculpta est, commentario illustratus a Gisberto Cupero. Accedunt explicatio gemmae augustaeae; numismata antiqua explicata; inscriptiones & marmora antiqua exposita & illustrata; nec non utilitas quam ex numismatis principes capere possunt.

      Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Apud Henricum, & Viduam Theodori Boom, 1683.. 4to. (16),324,(4) p., illustrations, 9 plates, of which 2 folding. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: Cicognara 2,2668; Neue Pauly 15/1 p. 1006) (Details: 6 thongs laced through covers; title in red & black; woodcut printer's device on title; 7 full-page, and 2 folding engravings; a lot of small woodcut illustrations; some woodcut initials) (Condition: Vellum slightly spotted; foot of spine slightly chafed; lower edge of title below impressum damaged, without loss of text; 2 small stamps on the title; library stamp on lower edge of book-block) (Note: The Apotheosis of the first and greatest of all poets, Homer, is a common scene in classical and neo-classical art, showing the poet's apotheosis or elevation to divinity. The earliest portrayal of this scene is a hellenistic marble relief probably made in Alexandria by Archelaus of Priene ca. 225-250 B.C. The marble of singular beauty, which is now in the British Museum, was found in Frottachia in Italy in 1658. The scene depicts the apotheosis of Homer, who is wellcomed at Mount Olympus by the Muses, some allegorical figures, gods and goddesses. Immediately after its discovery the Florentine painter Io. Bapt. Galostruccius made a magnificent engraving of the stone; This clear engraving fills the first folding plate. The other folding plate depicts a gemma with a triumphus-scene: an emperor with wife and 2 children in a chariot drawn by 2 centaurs; The Dutch classical scholar Gisbertus Cuperus, or Gijsbert Kuiper, (1644-1716) was professor of Latin and Greek literature at the Athenaeum Illustre of Deventer from 1668 till 1681, and at the same time mayor of this old city, which once had been a member of the Hanseatic League. Cuperus even has his own lemma on Wikipedia. (In Dutch only). His predecessors at the Athenaeum were J.F. Gronovius and J.G. Graevius. He corresponded with leading European classical scholars on all kinds of philological matters, especially epigraphy and numismatics. At the end of his life he was appointed member of the prestigious Parisian Academie des Inscriptions et des Belles Lettres. He was the owner of a famous collection of Greek and Roman coins and gemmae. Heesakkers points out concerning the Apotheosis in one of the supplements of the Neue Pauly that Cuperus published 'Wichtiges über teilweise bis zu dieser Zeit unbekannte antike Monumente'. At the end of this study of the Apotheosis of Homer the reader will find several learned annexes, an 'Explicatio vestimentorum quibus artes & disciplinae Homero sacrum facientes' and 'Explicatio Gemmae Augustaeae' and 'Numismata antiqua explicata', and 'Inscriptiones et marmora antiqua exposita et illustrata') (Provenance: In both lower corners of the title are small stamps of the University Library of Leyden, 'Acad' and 'Lugd'. Written in ink over these stamps the word 'dubbel') (Collation: §-2§4; A-2S4) (Photographs on request).

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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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        Apotheosis, vel consecratio Homeri, sive Lapis antiquissimus in quo poëtarum Principis Homeri consecratio sculpta est, commentario illustratus a Gisberto Cupero. Accedunt explicatio gemmae augustaeae; numismata antiqua explicata; inscriptiones & marmora antiqua exposita & illustrata; nec non utilitas quam ex numismatis principes capere possunt

      Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Apud Henricum, & Viduam Theodori Boom, 1683. 4to. (16),324,(4) p., illustrations, 9 plates, of which 2 folding. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: Cicognara 2,2668; Neue Pauly 15/1 p. 1006) (Details: 6 thongs laced through covers; title in red & black; woodcut printer's device on title; 7 full-page, and 2 folding engravings; a lot of small woodcut illustrations; some woodcut initials) (Condition: Vellum slightly spotted; foot of spine slightly chafed; lower edge of title below impressum damaged, without loss of text; 2 small stamps on the title; library stamp on lower edge of book-block) (Note: The Apotheosis of the first and greatest of all poets, Homer, is a common scene in classical and neo-classical art, showing the poet's apotheosis or elevation to divinity. The earliest portrayal of this scene is a hellenistic marble relief probably made in Alexandria by Archelaus of Priene ca. 225-250 B.C. The marble of singular beauty, which is now in the British Museum, was found in Frottachia in Italy in 1658. The scene depicts the apotheosis of Homer, who is wellcomed at Mount Olympus by the Muses, some allegorical figures, gods and goddesses. Immediately after its discovery the Florentine painter Io. Bapt. Galostruccius made a magnificent engraving of the stone; This clear engraving fills the first folding plate. The other folding plate depicts a gemma with a triumphus-scene: an emperor with wife and 2 children in a chariot drawn by 2 centaurs; The Dutch classical scholar Gisbertus Cuperus, or Gijsbert Kuiper, (1644-1716) was professor of Latin and Greek literature at the Athenaeum Illustre of Deventer from 1668 till 1681, and at the same time mayor of this old city, which once had been a member of the Hanseatic League. Cuperus even has his own lemma on Wikipedia. (In Dutch only). His predecessors at the Athenaeum were J.F. Gronovius and J.G. Graevius. He corresponded with leading European classical scholars on all kinds of philological matters, especially epigraphy and numismatics. At the end of his life he was appointed member of the prestigious Parisian Académie des Inscriptions et des Belles Lettres. He was the owner of a famous collection of Greek and Roman coins and gemmae. Heesakkers points out concerning the Apotheosis in one of the supplements of the Neue Pauly that Cuperus published 'Wichtiges über teilweise bis zu dieser Zeit unbekannte antike Monumente'. At the end of this study of the Apotheosis of Homer the reader will find several learned annexes, an 'Explicatio vestimentorum quibus artes & disciplinae Homero sacrum facientes' and 'Explicatio Gemmae Augustaeae' and 'Numismata antiqua explicata', and 'Inscriptiones et marmora antiqua exposita et illustrata') (Provenance: In both lower corners of the title are small stamps of the University Library of Leyden, 'Acad' and 'Lugd'. Written in ink over these stamps the word 'dubbel') (Collation: §-2§4; A-2S4) (Photographs on request)

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        Dissertatio de gravitate aetheris.

      Amsterdam, Heinrich Wetstein 1683.. kl.8°. 8 Bll., 269 S., 1 Bl. mit Kupferstichtitel und 4 gefalt. Kupfertaf. Interimseinband ohne Rücken auf 4 Bünden. (Kupfertitel und Titel mit je 1 Stempel, etwas gebräunt und mit Einriß bis zum Plattenrand, wenig sporenfl., Buchblock wohlerhalten). Auflage:0. Jakob I. Bernoulli (* 6. Januar 1655 in Basel; + 16. August 1705 ebenda), Schweizer Mathematiker und Physiker. Frühwerk Jakob Bernoullis, in dem er annahm, die Theilchen der Körper würden durch den Druck einer auf sie wirkenden flüßigen Materie zusammengehalten. Er nahm zuerst die Luft für diese Materie an. (aus Gehler, Physicalisches Wörterbuch).

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        Teutschland Traue nicht zu viel. Das ist, was das Röm. Reich Teutscher Nation, bey jetziger Zeit, sich gegen die Europeischen Machten zu versehen, sonderlich aber ob es von denen Frantzösischen Messures was zu besorgen habe; Ob dem Armistitio zu trauen? und was sonsten die gegenwärtigen Conjuncturen in Europa demselben vor Glück oder Unheyl bringen möchten: Nebst Vielen Curiösen Denckwürdigkeiten. O. O. (Leipzig?), Selbstverlag des anonymen Autors o. J. (um 1685). 4°. 110 S., blindgepr. Prgt. d. 19. Jhdts. im Stil d. Zt.

      . . VD17 14:018071Y - nicht bei Faber du Faur, Jansen, Goedeke, Dünnhaupt, Apponyi etc.- Titel in rot und schwarz.- Sehr seltene, höchst interessante politisch-historische Abhandlung über die Europäischen Machtverhältnisse und dem Verhältnis der Nationen Europas zum Deutschen Reich im Barock zum Ausgang des 17. Jahrhunderts, gleichzeitig ein äußerst seltenes Turcicum-Hungaricum: "Es scheint numehro, als wolte das Welt-erhöhete Teutschland nebst denen benachbarten Christlichen Potentaten und Republiquen, nach getroffenem Armistitio, der gültigen Friedens-Früchte wiederumb geniessen, sonderlich aber der Edle Rhein-Strohm seinen Weinstock und Feigenbaum in Ruhe und Sicherheit wiederumb anbauen, nachdem derselbe einige Jahr hero durch die feindseligen Armeen verwüset und unter die Füsse getreten worden. Hingegen aber muß das bedrängte Ungarn noch immer der blutige Schauplatz Ottomanischer Waffen und zugleich innerlicher Schwürigkeit seyn..." (S. 3). Der angespielte Waffenstillstand war wohl einer der Pakte nach den blutigen Auseinandersetzungen der Franzosen gegen die Deutschen in den Angriffen Ludwigs XIV. vor allem in den Rheinlanden. Der Sonnenkönig hatte den Einfall der Osmanen nach Österreich in der sogenannten Zweiten Wiener Türkenbelagerung (1683) genutzt, um seine Macht im Westen des Heiligen Römischen Reiches auszudehnen, er hatte zwischen 1683 und 1684 Luxemburg erobert, sich mit dem Kurfürsten von Brandenburg Friedrich Wilhelm verbündet, aber mit den spanischen Niederlanden einen Waffenstillstand geschlossen. Auch Wilhelm III. hatte für die Republik der Sieben Vereinigten Provinzen ebenfalls mit Frankreich einen - freilich nur kurz bestehenden - Waffenstillstand beschlossen.- Titel mit kl. Namenstempel u. hs Besitzeintrag, durchgehend gleichmäßig gebräunt, aber kaum fleckig, Rücken erneuert.

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        Les Amans Heureux, Trompez, Malheureux

      Chez Claude Barbin, Paris 1683 - 165 pages [*2, A8-L8]. 18 x 12 cm. Twenty-seven etched plates, including 3 part title plates, each part containing eight tales of the "Happy, Deceived, Unfortunate Lovers"; a precursor to later romantic novels. This copy bound sequentially -- Trompez, Malheureux, Heureux. Includes a six page catalogue of books in English printed for William Cademan, which references this title and its availability in English. Pasted to inside front cover a Parke-Bernet Gallery (1949) announcement of the Frederick M. Hopkins Sale, conceivably a provenance for this title. Plates and text clean, general title rehinged, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, red leather spine label printed in gilt. Contemporary brown calf rebacked in late19th century matching morocco. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The character of an honest man; whether styled Whig or Tory, and his opposite, the knave. Together with some short reflections on some passages in a late pamphlet, called the Character of a popish Successor and considerations thereupon. By a Lover of Truth and Peace.

      London. Printed for Randal Taylor. 1683 - Folio. 16,13-16pp. Large uncut copy as issued. Original sewing not now present. A very fine copy. Provenance Britwell Court (according to as pencilled note by Brett-Smith). John Brett-Smith. Sole edition. Wing A20A. L, O, LVF, OC, CT; CH, CN, IU, Y. Murphy A Bibliography of English Character Books p. 150. An attack on Elkanah Settle who was the author of The character of a popish successor. Begins with an explanation of ".those two great distinguishing names of Whig and Tory of late arose amongst us. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        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

      London: N.p., 1683. Later 3/4 calf over pebbled boards, quite worn, definite browning, ex-library; a usable copy only 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

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        Kst.- Karte, von A d'Winter bei Sanson, "Les Isles dv Japon".

      . 1683, 18,5 x 23,7. Walter, Japan Mit den Augen des Westens, Nr. 58 ( und farbige Abbildung ); Pastoureau. Sanson III F / 13 - Oben mittig die Titelkartusche. Zeigt Japan ohne Hokaida. Korea als Insel bezeichnet "Isle de Corey". - Im Kartenbild Namenszug von alter Hand.

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        A Discourse Touching Provision for the Poor

      London: William Shrowsbery,, 1683. Octavo (175 × 110 mm), pp. 26. Modern brown quarter calf, marbled sides, spine lettered in gilt. Light marginal browning; minor tears in blank margin at foot of B7; an excellent copy. First edition. Sir Matthew Hale (1609?-1676), judge and writer, one of the great Stuart jurists. An important pamphlet that was still being cited as relevant by the Poor Law Commissioners in the middle of the 19th century. Hale proposes the expansion of workhouses for the relief of the poor.

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        Goudene Spreuken der Godsaelige Martelaren en getrouwe Helden Gods. Welcke geleeden hebben om 't getuygenis des Heeren Jesu wil, Tsedert Christi Geboorte tot nu toe. Van haer uytgesproocken met verhemelde gedaghten in en ontrent haere Martel-uyr. Nevens Bygaende Beright van de voornaemste wreede vervolgingen der Roomschgesinde tegens de Gereformeerde Christenen in alle Gewesten van Europa, tot op 't jaer MDCKXXXIII. Uyt de Martelaerboecken aller Evangelische Volckeren, en de treflijckste Geschiedschrijvers by een gebraght.

      Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn 1683. (titelprent, 14) 576 (48) p. Origineel Perkament, 8°.

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        EXPLICATIO DECALOGI DUABUS DISTINCTA PARTIBUS IN QUA OMNES FERE CONSCIENTIAE CASUS

      VENETIIS: TYPIS STEPHANI CURTII, 1683. In folio. Dim. 34x28 cm. Pp. (16)+303+(8)+506. peso Kg. 2,200. Rara edizione del 1683 di questa raccolta di opere del gesuita Tommaso Tamburini (1591-1675) nato a Caltanissetta e morto a Palermo. Tamburini fu professore di retorica, filosofia, teologia dogmatica e morale; fu inoltre qualificatore nel Sant'Uffizio dell'Inquisizione Spagnola ma venne accusato di estrema benevolenza nel giudizio. Tamburini fu una figura dominante nella produzione casuistica italiana sviluppata nel corso del seicento in Sicilia. L'opera è composta da due tomi legati insieme ed è completa. All'interno sono presenti le sueguenti opere: "Explicatio decalogi" nel quale l'autore espone la casuistica (coscienza; ore canoniche; peccati; giuramento promissorio; obbligazione del giuramento; materia del voto; carità; filaizione; adulterio; prescrizione; furto; contratto; falsità nel giudizio pubblico ecc...); "De Sacramentis"; "De contractibus"; "De Irregularitate"; "De Bulla Cruciatae"; "De Confessione"; "De Communione"; "De sacrificio Missae". Bellissime testatine e finalini e vignetta al frontespizio. Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Testo a doppia colonna. Bella legatura in piena pergamena coeva a quattro nervi. Esemplare in buone condizioni. Antica firma datata 1696 alla prima carta bianca. Rara edizione, solo cinque copie censite su ICCU. Collazionata e risultata completa. Copertina in piena pergamena coeva in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Legatura in ottime condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Bruniture e macchie. Piccoli segni di tarlo in copertina e ai contropiatti. Scarce edition of 1683 of this collection of works by the jesuit Tommaso Tamburini (1591-1675) born in Caltanissetta and dead in Palermo. Tamburini was techaer fo rhetoric, phylosophy, moral and dogmatic theology; he was also controller in Sant'Uffizio of Spanish Inquisition but was accused of extreme benevolence in judgement. Tamburini was an important figure in case production developed during the XVII century in Sicily. The work is made up of two tomes bound together and it is complete. Insdie there are the following works: "Explicatio decalogi" in qhich the author exposes cases (conscience; canonical hours; pities; obbligation of jury; vow; charity; children; prescription; steal; contract; false in public judgement ecc...); "De Sacramentis"; "De contractibus"; "De Irregularitate"; "De Bulla Cruciatae"; "De Confessione"; "De Communione"; "De sacrificio Missae". Veru beautiful vignettes inside. Red and black title page. Double coloumn text. Beautiufl full parchment coeval cover with four nerfs. Copy in good conditions. Ancient signature dated 1696 in the first white paper. Scarce edition, collationed and complete. Full parchment coeval cover with four nerfs in very good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine. Binding in very good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings. Yellowings and stains. Little worming in the cover and in the internal part of plates.

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        L'Huomo e Sue Parti Figurato e Simbolico

      Bologna: Giacomo Monti, 1683. First edition, first issue. Folio bound in contemporary full vellum; 328 pages. With full page allegorical, engraved title page and 41 emblematic engravings in the course of the text. A fascinating study of the spiritual and physical aspects of human nature.

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        DOÑA EUGENIA DE HARO. ESCRITURA DE IMPOSICION DE CENSO DE.

      Madrid, 1683 - . 32,5 cm. 20 fol. manuscritos, 1 blanca. Todas las hojas rubricadas, papel sellado en la primera. Enc. en pergamino, plano anterior rotulado (contiene regesto). * Contiene escritura de imposición de censo en favor del cabildo otorgada en abril de 1779 y relativa a una casa sita en la calle del Mesón de Paños, en el centro histórico de Madrid, por parte de Andrés de Palencia "platero de platta y oro en esta cortte" y su esposa Eugenia de Haro. Se mencionan también unas casas en la calle del Carmen, junto a la de San Jacinto, así como la calle de las Fuentes "que por otro nombre llaman de los tintes". El documento recoge la escritura más los autos, insertados a petición de los interesados, que se incluyen del fol. 2 en adelante. Madrid. Censos. Siglo XVII. Espanya i Portugal Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 Manuscritos español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        D. Aegidii de Castejon [.] Alphabetum iuridicum canonicum, civile, theoricum, practicum, morale atque politicum. Tomus primus [-secundus]. Editio altera Gallica diligentius recognita et emendata

      - Lugduni, sumptibus Petri Borde, Joannis et Petri Arnaud, 1683, voll. 2 legati in 1, in-folio, leg. coeca in piena pergamena (due mancanze al rivestimento sul piatto posteriore), dorso a 6 nervi con tilo in oro su tassello in pelle, pp. [8], 449, [3] - [12, 423, [1]. Con marche tipografiche in xilografia sui frontespizi. Bianca la carta Pp4 al primo volume. Bruniture, qualche traccia marginale di tarlo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tryals of Thomas Walcot, William Hone, William Lord Russell, John Rous & William Blagg. For High-Treason, For Conspiring The Death of the King, And raising a Rebellion in This Kingdom. At the Sessions-House in the Old-Baily [etc.]. Wing T2265

      London: Printed for Richard Royston, Benjamin Took and Charles Mearn, 1683. Modern 1/4 calf, somewhat dusty, edges cut close; quite sound The principal contemporary account of the trial of the plot's conspirators, leading to the execution of Lord Russell (and Algernon Sydney) and contributing mightily if indirectly to the Glorious Revolution and the reform of the English law of treason

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        BY THE KING A PROCLAMATION...WHEREAS THE SAFEGUARD AND PROTECTION WE OWE TO SUCH OF OUR OWN SUBJECTS

      London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill...and...Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, 1683/1684.. Broadside, approximately 22 x 14 inches. Two halves joined together at an early date; early reinforcement in left margin near joint. Left margin trimmed away except in reinforced area, else untrimmed edges. Early creases from folding. Overall very good. An important proclamation against privateering, declaring the neutrality of British harbors and making the ships and cargoes of violators subject to confiscation; requiring British ships to come to the aid of merchant vessels attacked by privateers; requiring that Men of War serving foreign powers be detained in British ports until merchant vessels have safely put to sea again from those ports; prohibiting any supply or other dealings with privateers by British subjects; and prohibiting British subjects from entering into privateering activities on behalf of any foreign powers. Proclaimed at Newmarket, on March 12. WING C3597a. STEELE 3757.

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        BY THE KING A PROCLAMATION.WHEREAS THE SAFEGUARD AND PROTECTION WE OWE TO SUCH OF OUR OWN SUBJECTS.

      London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill.and.Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, /1684. 1683 - Broadside, approximately 22 x 14 inches. Two halves joined together at an early date; early reinforcement in left margin near joint. Left margin trimmed away except in reinforced area, else untrimmed edges. Early creases from folding. Overall very good. An important proclamation against privateering, declaring the neutrality of British harbors and making the ships and cargoes of violators subject to confiscation; requiring British ships to come to the aid of merchant vessels attacked by privateers; requiring that Men of War serving foreign powers be detained in British ports until merchant vessels have safely put to sea again from those ports; prohibiting any supply or other dealings with privateers by British subjects; and prohibiting British subjects from entering into privateering activities on behalf of any foreign powers. Proclaimed at Newmarket, on March 12. WING C3597a. STEELE 3757.

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        Institutiones arithmeticae:

      - Eller kort Underwijssning Om The förnämste och högnödigste Regler, Exempel Italienske Practiqver och Compendier, som i daglig Räckning mäst brukelige äre: Them konstälskandom til Nytta och Gagn sammanskrefwen af Nicolao P. Agrelio. Och nu å nyo, efter mångas åstundan, öfwersedd och förbättrat. I Stockholm. Tryckt af Henrich Keyser, Kongl. Booktryckiare, medh egen Bekostnad, Åhr 1683. Och finnes hoos honom til kiöps. 8:o. (2),479,(1) s. Samtida pergamentband, bandet har antagit en brunaktig ton av alla smutsiga händer som hållit i den. N5 i bläck på främre pärm. Fuktfläck på sidan 1-4 varav 1/2 antagit brunton. Bläckfläckar på sista sidan. Flera sidor med tumavtryck i yttre marginalen. Speglar fyllda med äldre bläckkludd. Spruken i främre inre fals, men sitter fortfarande stadigt fast i häftbanden. Bakre inre fals med insektskada nedtill. 16,5 x 10,5 cm.*Collijn sid. 7 anger 5 onumrerade sidor i början. Jämfört exemplar på Göteborgs Universitets bibliotek har även som detta exemplar 3 sidor. Eventuellt saknas ett blankt blad? Detta är tredje upplagan Utkom i Stockholm 1655 och i Göteborg 1672.[#\80918]

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        Rawleigh Redivivus; Or the Life & Death of the Right Honourable Anthony Late Earl of Shaftsbury. Humbly Dedicated to the Protesting Lords

      London: Printed for Thomas Malthus. 1683. First Edition. Hardcover. Contemporary full panelled calf with blind tooled decoration to boards, five raised bands on spine, spine label missing and small loss of leather from head of spine, corners rubbed, joints starting but boards firmly attached, bookplate on front pastedown and corner cut off front free endpaper, portrait frontis, text clean and bright, pp. frontis [16] 136 [8], 8vo frontis A-P8. The book is dedicated to James Duke of Monmouth in whose plots the Earl of Shaftsbury had been involved. Although he was cleared of treason he was forced to flee to Holland where he died in exile. , 8vo .

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        L'Avare, Comedie

      Paris, 1683. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. (3 x 5'). Eighth printing of this classic. (iv), 3-108pp. Later binding of stiff boards covered in marbled paper. Full page engraved frontispiece followed by the title, list of actors and the text. A reimpression of the Elzevir first edition of 1669. A very good copy. Rare in any 17th century edition. Guibert, Bibliographie des OEuvres de Moliere, p. 248.

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        The Historie of the Councel of Trent [History of the Council of Trent] In Eight Bookes. In Which (Besides the Ordinary Acts of the Councell) are declared many notable Occurences which happened in Christendom during the space of fourtie yeeres & more

      London: Richard Wittaker, printed by Robert Young and John Raworth. Rubbed and scuffed leather covers. Spine chipped and cracked at top and tail. No eps or prelims. Title page is inscribed in ink by previous owner and dated 1683. Pages browning and uncut. Dedication page to The Archbishop of Canterbury partly detached from binding. Hinges cracked but binding intact. Pages browning. Suitable for restoration and rebinding or research. 1640. Third Edition. Leather cover. 350mm x 230mm (14" x 9"). x; 882pp+table A-Z. woodcut engraving motifs. And Particularly the Practices of the Court of Rome, To hinder the Reformation of their Errours and to maintain their Greatness. Translated into English, the "Historie of the Councel of Trent" chronicles the great Council that formed the modern Catholic Church. The Council of Trent played an important part in determining the outcome of the Counter-Reformation. Called for by Pope Paul Ill, the Council was finally disbanded in 1563; although it had a life span of 18 years, it was only engaged in talks for four and a half years. The Pope did not attend the meetings of the Council and he took no formal part in it, however his legates had to ensure that the pope’s views would always be put forward in order that there was no danger of the Council being superior to the Pope.The Council was called to examine doctrine and reform. Charles V had wanted abuses looked at first in an attempt to please the Protestants and hopefully tempt them back to the church. Once they were back they could look at doctrine. Paul III did not want this as reforms could financially damage him and concessions could diminish his authority. The result was that two separate sections dealt with reform and doctrine simultaneously. The Council of Trent did mark a turning-point in the history of the Catholic Church as it gave Catholics a certainty about their own beliefs and practices that had been lacking and offered a firm base on which the spiritual life of the Catholic world could be reconstructed. .

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        The Compleat Solicitor, Entring-Clerk and Attorney, Fully

      1683. Notable for Its Insights into Seventeenth-Century Legal Practice [Booth, William, Attributed]. The Compleat Solicitor, Entring-Clerk and Attorney, Fully Instructed in the Practice, Methods and Clerkship of all His Majesties Courts of Equity and Common-Law Superiour and Inferiour, As Well Those at Westminster and in the City of London, As Elsewhere Throughout the Kingdom of England. A Collection More Correct, Uniform, And Universally Advantagious than Any Treatise Heretofore Extant in this Kind. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns, 1683. [xvi], 462 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, blind rules to boards, fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible rubbing to boards, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, rear joint just starting at foot. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in places. Early owner signatures to head of title page, early markings to a few passages, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. An appealing copy of a scarce title. * Fifth and final edition. Holdsworth cites this book for its insight into seventeenth-century legal practice. He considered it one of the best books of its kind. A book of "intensely practical character," it discusses the "process of the different courts, with instructions as to the manner and time of taking the various steps in an action, with the forms of pleading, with the modes of executing, with the fees payable at the different offices of the courts, with the forms of conveyances and other documents which clients would be likely to need" It was first published in 1666 as The Compleat Sollicitor (note spelling). Later editions, which retain the spelling "Sollicitor," were published in 1668 (twice) and 1672. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 4 copies of the fifth edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Library of Congress, Yale). Holdsworth, A History of English Law VI:437 English Short-Title Catalogue R40294.

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        La Doctrine Des Moeurs.

      LE GRAS, France 1683 - Qui Represente en Cent Tableaux La Difference des Passions; thick 12mo, all leather w/ new leather spine and label (4 compartments), scarce, 102 woodcuts often only 100), 6 pages missing and one page torn in half, 2 pages repeated in numbers but different text, f/o name signed w/marks on fep and tp, some wear to leather but overall VG. Moral meditation w/ images, quotes and comments in charge of building the soul and guide it at the crossroads of European history between war and savagery of the Thirty Years War in 1848 and ideas of the early enlightenment. French text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A TREATISE Of LITHOTOMY: or, Of the Extraction of the Stone out of the Bladder. Written in French by Mr. Tolet, Lithotomist in the Hospital of the Charity in Paris. Translated into English by A. Lovell.

      Printed by H. H. for William Cademan,, London: 1683 - Illustrated with 20 inserted copperplate engravings [as required]. In its day, Tolet's Treatise a well-regarded work on the subject; initially published in 1681, it was soon translated into English and German, with his work still being published in England in 1723, and in Paris as late as 1758. This English version of Tolet's Treatise one of the earliest books in this language on the subject, preceded only by, our research suggests, a 1677 translation of Groenveldt's Lithologia, and Fabricius Hildanus' Lithotomia Vesic¾, published in 1640. Quite rare on the market, especially complete with all 20 plates, with APBC not having any listings, and AE showing the most recent auction of that by Southeby's, in 1981, an imperfect copy lacking 2 plates. Modest wear & rubs to binding. Plates quite sharp, though text with some occasional light staining. Withal, a solid VG - VG+ copy. 19th C brown half-calf binding, with marbled paper boards. 8vo: A^4 B - N^8. F2 mis-signed E2. 6-3/16" x 3-5/8". First Edition in English (Krivatsy 11909; Wing T-1775). [8], 185, [7] pp. Pp 66-67 misnumbered 62-63. 6 pages of Cademan publications follow text. Last page blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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