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        WITT AGAINST WISDOM. OR A PANEGYRICK UPON FOLLY. Penn’d in Latin by Desiderius Erasmus, render’d into English. ( Moriæ encomium, The Praise of Folly)

      Oxford, printed by L. Lichfield, printer to the University, for Anthony Stephens, Bookseller near the Theater, 1683.. FIRST EDITION 1683 OF THIS ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY WHITE KENNETT BISHOP OF PETERBOROUGH, small 4to, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [46], 157, [1], bound in full old sheep, rebacked to style, blind rules to covers and spine, no lettering or label. Boards slightly marked with a couple of tiny scrapes, corner slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked, binding firm and tight, front free endpaper slightly dusty, no inscriptions but name "Charles Nice Davies" stamped on title page just above the author's name, pages, very lightly age-browned, tiny hole in text of e2, no loss of legibility, small pale stain to 1 or 2 margins, a very brief pale ink note in 2 margins, light brown stain to lower margin of last few pages. A very good copy. This work, one of his most famous, was a satirical attack on superstitions and other traditions of European society in general and the western Church in particular, it was written in 1509, published in 1511, and dedicated to Sir Thomas More. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        ARBITRARY GOVERNMENT DISPLAYD TO THE LIFE, IN THE TYRANNICK USURPATION OF A JUNTO OF MEN CALLED THE RUMP PARLIAMENT

      London, William Cademan, 1683.. And more especially in that of the tyrant and usurper Oliver Cromwell. In which you have a clear view of the arbitrary, illegal, and unjust proceedings of those persons under the notion of liberty. And a compendious history of those times, faithfully collected; with the characters and lives of several of those usurpers, and a brief account of the several persons that suffered death and imprisonment under them, for their loyalty to the King and country. And by which may be seen the difference between arbitrary usurpers and lawful kings, reigning by, and according to the laws of the land. Illustrated with several brass cutts, representing the chief persons and passages therein. SECOND EDITION 1683, 12mo, approximately 150 x 85 mm, 5¾ x 3¼ inches, 4 engraved plates as required, 2 with 4 images each, pages: 92, 93-96 numbered as leaves, 97-156, 169-216, irregularities in pagination found in all copies, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in full old calf with blind rules and corner ornaments to covers, expertly rebacked with original blind decorated backstrip laid on, gilt lettered label, endpapers renewed at some time. Corners slightly worn, tiny scrape to lower cover, ink name on front endpaper and reverse of frontispiece, tipped onto reverse of frontispiece is an engraving of Cromwell from another book, frontispiece and plates faintly foxed, tiny rust hole in 1 page with loss of 2 letters, easily legible, light browning to some pages, occasional small light stain, small ink stain to 1 page, all still legible, from page 169 to the end many pages are cropped at the fore-edge, in some places shaving or losing the letter at the end or beginning of the line, almost all is easily legible. Binding tight and firm. A good copy of an anti Cromwell item. Our researches have uncovered nothing about the author who is not to be confused with the poet Thomas May who died in 1650. Most cataloguers give his dates as circa 1645-1718 and refer to him as Sir Thomas May, M. P. The date of the first edition is unknown as no copy is listed in the major libraries nor in ESTC. On the front pastedown is the small "JE" label which indicates that the book was sold in Christie's sale of the library of the Evelyn family and may have belonged to John Evelyn himself. It can be identified by the cropped fore-edges which are described in Christie's Catalogue of the Evelyn sale (Part III, No. 1005). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Relation du Voyage de Monseigneur l'evesque de Beryte, Vicaire Apostolique du Royaume de la Cochinchine [bound with] Relation abregee des mission et des voyages aux Royaumes de la Chine, Cochinchine, Tonquin & Siam

      1683 - Exceptionally bound, primary French source-books on Vietnam, Siam & and the Far East. 1683 & 1682. Paris. Charles Angot. Two volumes in one, in 8vo. Eighteenth-century sang-de-boeuf calf, triple rule gilt border to boards, spine richly gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, expertly recased, some wear to boards, corners very slightly bumped. A fine copy lightly browned, ownership inscription to first title. A finely bound copy of the first French accounts of Siam ?that of Bourges-, with early relations on China, Vietnam, Tonkin and the East Indies. The Bourges is in its third edition and the Pallu in its second edition (all editions are rare). Father de Bourges (c.1630 - 1714) was a member of the first Catholic mission to Siam, arriving with his two fellow missionaries in 1662 to Ayuthaya. Since Siam was tolerant of other religions it became a safe place for the missionaries to establish themselves, and in 1664 a second group led by Monseigneur Pallu joined the fathers in Siam after a two-year journey overland. Francois Pallu (1626 - 1684) was a French Bishop and missionary in Asia and a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society; he was originally recruited by Alexander de Rhodes and sent to the Far East along with other missionaries ?namely La Motte. Both volumes together combine a considerable portion of the French knowledge of the East at the end of the 17th century. Distinguished provenance: Charles de Lorraine (possibly Charles III, Duke de Elbeuf), his signature on the first title page. Cordier Sinica, 827. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Titus Lucretius Carus: His Six Books of Epicurean Philosophy, done into English Verse, with Notes

      London: Thomas Strawbridge; Anthony Stephens. 1683. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Third edition, 1683. Hardcover 8vo, 60pp + index. Bound in 19th Century speckled calf with black leather spine label. Engraved frontispiece. Very good with rubbing to the joints. Contents are clean and unmarked. Lucretius in English.

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        The history of the Turks : Describing the rise and ruin of their first empire in Persia; the original of their second. Containing the lives and reigns of their several kings and emperours, from Ottoman its first founder to this present year, 1683. Being a succinct series of history, of all their wars (forreign and domestick) policies, customs, religion and manners; with what else is worthy of note in that great empire. With a continuation of the history to this present time; containing the remarkable siege of Vienna for sixty dayes, the raising of it by the imperial forces, and the King of Poland: the ruine of their army before it, and a second fight in Germany; with their successful entrance into the bowels of Hungaria

      Printed by Ralph Holt for Thomas Passinger . [etc.] 1683 - Later green Moroccan leather spine over marbled boards. Very good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Collated. [8], 200, 128, 125-396 p. Engraved portrait of Mahomet Han (Mehmed IV). Atabey 1078; Wing S39. Signature of Joh. Harvey, 1684 on verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Petri Rodellii e societate Jesu, Horatius ad serenissimum galliarum delphinum.

      Apud Guill. Ludovicum Colomerium, & Ieronymum Posuel, Typographos Regios, 1683 - Tolosae (Toulouse), Apud Guill. Ludovicum Colomerium, & Ieronymum Posuel, Typographos Regios, 1683. In 8 de [26 (de vita Horatii et ejus scriptis, de maecenatis Stirpe verè Regia, Synopfis Chronologica Romanae Historiae, facvltas R. P; provincialis ex privilegio Regis, Errata In Versibus]-587-[7 (index)]pp., reliure en pleine basane blonde mouchetée postérieure, probablement du milieu du XXème siècle, dos lisse orné de fleurons, de frises et de pointillés dorés, pièce de titre de basane rouge encadrée d'un filet doré, surlignée et soulignée de pointillés dorés, titre doré, pièce de tomaison de basane fauve encadrée d'un filet doré, surlignée et soulignée de pointillés dorés, date dorée en pied, filet et pointillés d'encadrement sur les plats, encadrant une frise dorée, roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes, guirlande dorée sur les bordures des contreplats, page de titre ornée d'une très belle gravure représentant deux anges entourant diverses armes royales surmontées de la couronne du Roi, première page de dédicace ornée d'une gravure représentant un jeune homme jouant de la lyre, assis sur le dos d'un dauphin avec en arrière plan une ville et des bateaux, gravures en bandeau, lettrine historiée en début de volume, culs-de-lampe, intérieur très frais et pur, tranches dorées, bon et bel exemplaire dans une très belle reliure. Première édition de cette traduction. Celle-ci fut établie et abondamment annotée par le jésuite aveyronnais Pierre Rodelle (1622 Saint Côme-1695 Montpellier), elle connut une seconde édition à Paris chez Claude Thiboust et Pierre Esclassan en 1686. Horace naquit en 65 avant J. C. à Venosa, aux frontières de l'Apulie et de la Lucanie, dans le sud de l'actuelle Italie, et décéda en 8 avant J. C à Tibur. Il reçu une éducation soignée et étudia le grec et la philosophie à Rome et Athènes. Suite à l'assassinat de Jules César en 44 avant Jésus Christ, il commanda une legion dans l'armée des > de Brutus. Après la bataille de Philippes le 22 octobre 42 avant J. C. et la défaite de Brutus (qui se suicida), face à octave et Marc Antoine, Horace, vaincu et amnistié retourna en Italie. Réduit à la pauvreté, il se mit à la poésie. En 17 avant Jésus Christ, il composa le ''Chant séculaire''. En 35 et 29 avant J. C. il publia les ''Satires'', recueils en hexamètres dactyliques de dix et huit pièces. Les épodes, publiées en 29 avant J. C., sont écrites en distiques, formées de 625 vers, dont 4 probablement apocryphes. Les odes furent publiées entre 23 et 7 avant Jésus Christ, en 4 livres de 3 038 vers, dont 6 apocryphes. Enfin les ''Epîtres'' furent publiées en 19/18 avant Jésus Christ, composés de 1 006 dont 7 probablement apocryphes, 270 et 206 vers. S'y ajoute ''l'Epitre aux pisons'', plus connu sous le nom ''d'Art poétique'' en 476 vers. Ce sont des lettres fictives dans lesquelles Horace y a déposé son testament spirituel et la quintessence de sa sagesse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sea Chart. Duynckercke [Dunkirk]. Moses Pitt, 1683

      Pitt, Moses and Swart, Stephaman. Duynckercke, [Dunkirk]. Ca 1683. Hand coloured, copper engraved sea-chart. Chart size 440 x 505 mm, sheet size 580mm x 690mm. Two charts on one sheet showing the Dunkirk approaches. The larger chart from that of Blaeu's Pourtraict de la fameuse ville et havre de Duynckercke. With Rhumb lines, compass rose and scales. Townships and sandbanks indicated. Decorated with fleets of galleons off shore. With an inset panorama of Duynckercke [Dunkirk] after Jan Van Loon and a smaller coastal profile of Cales. The smaller chart showing the coast of Flanders, from Walchren [ Walcheren ] to Boloigne. Early hand coloured charts with later red ruled border on wide blank margins. Small tear without loss to lower blank margin, otherwise in bright and clean condition. Rare and attractive Sea Charts.

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        Several Treatises, Written Upon Several Occasions

      London - Joanna Brome, 1683 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A collection of eight writings by George Morley, bound in one volume. 'Both before and since the King's Restoration: wherein his judgement is fully made known concerning the Church of Rome and most of those Doctrines, which are controverted betwixt Her and the Church of England. 'First edition. Including a Preface, A Summary of a Short Conference with a Jesuit at Brussels, An Argument drawn from the Evidence and Certainty of Sense against Transubstantiation, A Vindication of the Argument drawn from the Sense against Transubstantiation, a Sermon preached before the King at Whitehall, Nov. 5, 1667 and three letters and several texts in Latin to rear followed by a Postscript. George Morley D. D. (1597 - 1684) was an English bishop. His works are few and chiefly polemical. In 1641 he was made canon of Christ Church, Oxford and exchanged to the rectory of Mildenhall, Wiltshire. He preached before the House of Commons in 1642, but his sermon gave offence, and when in 1647 he took a prominent part in resisting the parliamentary visitation of Oxford University he was deprived of his canonry and living. Leaving England, he joined the court of King Charles II, and became one of the leading clergy at The Hague. Shortly before the Restoration he came to England on a highly successful mission to gain for Charles the support of the Presbyterians. In 1660, he regained his canonry, and soon became Dean of Christ Church. In the same year, he was consecrated Bishop of Worcester. At the Savoy Conference of 1661 he was chief representative of the bishops. He was translated to the see of Winchester in 1662 and made Dean of the Chapel Royal in 1663, a position he held until dismissed by King Charles in 1668. With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown with ink inscription to it and a further ink inscription to title page. Condition: Expertly rebacked in buckram, preserving original leather boards with handwritten spine label. Externally, sound butwith wear and slight lossto extremities and boards. Internally, generally bright throughout but with the odd spot and handling marks to pages, most prominent to first and last few pages with some off-setting to endpapers from binding. With library bookplate to front pastedown with ink stamp to it and ink inscription to same page. With closed tear to page i of Preface. Overall: GOOD.

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        Memorial Ajustado, que se mandó hazer por mandato de los Señores de la Sala, donde Preside el señor D. Alonso Nuñez de Godoy,

      - "con citación de las partes, del pleyto entre D. Pedro Ioseph de Sylva Meneses Zapata, Conde de Cifuentes, Marqués de Alconchel, Alferez mayor de Castilla y D. Pablo de Franquis Laso de Castilla Zapata y Toledo y D. García Francisco Pimentel de Hinestrosa y Zapata Cardenas y Ribera, Conde de Arenales.IMPRESOR-LUGAR: Imprenta Real de Francisco de Ochoa, año de 1683.DESCRIPCIÓN FÍSICA : 200 hojas, folio: 290 x 200 mm. Arbol genealógico de los fundadores del Mayorazgo D. Luys Zapata, del Consejo y Cámara de su Magestad, y Doña María de Chaves su muger, en 30 de Iunio de 1512 en hoja impresa de 450 x 600 mm. Repetidas hojas 67 y 68, error paginación 193,ENCUADERNACIÓN: Cubiertas mudas con anotaciones manuscritas Memorial ajustado al Mayorazgo. CONSERVACIÓN: Buen ejemplar, cubiertas en mal estado y portada algo sucia por lo demas muy buen ejemplar.Curioso e interesante Memorial Ajustado relativo a la propiedad del Mayorazgo de ESTADO DE ÇEHEL en las Alpujarras, que fue un señorío situado en el Reino de Granada, en los actuales municipios de Albondón, Albuñol, Lújar, Polopos, Rubite, Sorvilán y Torvizcón, Recoge el litigio que en el siglo XVII mantuvieron los descendientes del fundador que aportan una detallada información del Mayorazgo y en el que se incluye el árbol genealógico desde el siglo XV hasta finales del siglo XVII. Durante la época nazarí, las Alpujarras, pertenecientes a la cora (en la España musulmana fue una división territorial poco extensa) de Granada, se dividían en dos distritos, Ferreira y Çehel. Este último se dividía a su vez en trece tahas (comarcas o distritos), entre las que estaba Çueyhel (en árabe, "costa de la mar"), o Çehel chico. A partir del año 1500, la obligada conversión al cristianismo de los mudéjares dio lugar a la huída de gran parte de la población morisca al norte de África. La Corona vendió al licenciado Luis Zapata, del Consejo de Su Majestad y Veinticuatro de Sevilla, los lugares de la taha de Çueyhel, lo que se llevó a cabo por Real Provisión de la reina Juana de 7 de febrero de 1505. Por dicha compra se asumieron todas las propiedades raíces que habían sido de los moriscos huídos. (fuente: Archivo General de Andalucía) Luis Zapata: Licenciado, consejero Real, letrado de las Cortes, de los Consejos de Estado, Guerra, Indias y Justicia, en tiempos de Fernando el Católico y Carlos V, fue el 1er Señor del estado de Çehel de las Alpujarras, y fundador de su mayorazgo estableciendo la sede en Albuñol, desde donde controlaba la costa en previsión de incursiones berberiscas del norte de África.El cuerpo fundamental de los documentos relativos a este señoríos conforman el fondo Alpujarra-Zapata, del archivo de los condes de Cifuentes, que durante mucho tiempo estuvieron en la capilla de San Juan Bautista de Llerena y que hoy día forman parte del Archivo General de Andalucía." Año: 1683

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        Nouveau Mexique et Californie

      Kupferstich-Karte aus Manesson-Mallet 1683. 15x10 cm. - McLaughlin / Mayo 87.1 - Hübsche kleine Karte mit figürlicher Kartusche und Segelschiffen.

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        DESCRIPTION DE LA LOUISIANE, NOUVELLEMENT DECOUVERTE A SUD OUEST DE LA NOUVELLE FRANCE

      Paris: Chez la Veuve Sebastian Hure, 1683.. [12],312,107pp. plus folding map. 12mo. Contemporary French calf, spine richly gilt in six compartments, raised bands, gilt title on spine, marbled paper pastedowns, edges of text block speckled. Boards lightly worn. Front and rear free endpapers with very slight worming (but no worming to text leaves). Two closed tears in the map near the gutter (one of three inches, the other of two inches; both confined to the cartouche), neatly mended and with no loss. Very clean and fresh internally. A handsome copy. The first book by the famous Recollet missionary and explorer, Father Louis Hennepin, and a foundation work of Canadiana and Americana, particularly for the Great Lakes region. Unlike some of Hennepin's later works, the truthfulness of his narrative herein is accepted by historians. Hennepin accompanied the great French explorer, the Sieur de la Salle, on his 1678-79 expedition from Fort Frontenac to Niagara, then on to the Illinois country where Hennepin was directed to explore further on his own. He ultimately ascended the Mississippi River as far as the Falls of St. Anthony, near where he was captured by the Sioux and held for some time before being released. This book is the narrative of all these adventures, and is notable for its many "firsts": the first use of the name "Louisiana"; the first good account of the Illinois country and upper Mississippi; the first detailed account of the Sioux; and the first navigation of the Great Lakes. The map, titled "Carte de la Nouuelle France et de La Louisiane Nouuellement Découuerte," is equal to the text in terms of descriptive firsts, and is one of the most important American maps of the colonial era. "[It shows] for the first time La Louisiane, Sault de St. Antoine de Padou (on the site of present- day Minneapolis), and Lac de Pleurs [lake of tears], present Lake Pepin. A faint dotted line indicating the surmised course of the lower Mississippi River is approximately located" - Schwartz & Ehrenberg. This line is of particular note. As Wheat points out, La Salle and later French cartographers recorded the course of the river as progressing further west, making Hennepin's map remarkably accurate in this regard for its time. Given the combined significance of the text and map, few works in the history of American exploration are of greater importance. A handsome copy of a foundation work, very rare in the original edition, with a fine example of the equally rare map. HOWES H415, "c." EUROPEAN AMERICANA 683/96. GRAFF 1858. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 8. HARRISSE NOUVELLE FRANCE 150. JONES 330. SABIN 31347. TPL 81. VAIL 222. LANDE S1057. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 62. SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG, p.130. STREETER SALE 102. DAVIDSON COLLECTION 52. BELL H93.

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        Sefer EMUNAT SHMUEL Emunath Shemuel

      [Publisher unkonwn], Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1683 - Title printed within typographical border. The author was one of the foremost Talmudic scholars and preachers of his generation. After the Chmielnicki massacres of 1648-49, he fled to Vilna where he became a member of the Beth Din of the Chelkath Mechokek together with the Shach, R. Shabbetai He-kohen and the Shaar Ephraim, the grandfather of R. Yaakov Emden. Subsequently he served as Rabbi of many important communities, including Cracow, Brisk and Frankfurt. His major works include Breath Malevich on Kodashim; Birkath Shmuel, kabbalistic sermons; Tifereth Shmuel on the Rosh, and others. Many of his reponsa are cited as a basis for rulings by later authorities until the present. One of his controversial rulings here is responsum number 26, where he states that although in the times of the Talmud one teacher sufficed for 25 pupils, in this generation "when our hearts have been reduced to the size of hole in a thin needle," it would be preferable that the equivalent of ten, or at most 12 students would be properly supervised. 64 leaves. Running title: She'elot teshuvot Emunat Shemu'el. This book was published by the author's son, Zvi, after his father's death. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quinquaginta Relationes ex Parnasso de Variis Europae Eventibus. Adjuncta est ratio status Davidis Judaeorum Regis tribus libris comprehensa.

      Hamburgi, apud Paulum Nicolai, 1683. - in-8. frontispice. 6ff. 376pp. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, armoiries frappées au centre avec, dans les angles, le chiffré doré également reproduit dans le semis ornant les entre-nerfs (reliure de l’époque). Edition Originale de cet ouvrage rare et curieux composé à l’imitation des célèbres 'Relations du Parnasse' (1613) de Trajan Boccalini (1556-1613), ouvrage satirique cité dans la préface. Employant la même liberté de ton, il évoque à travers des relations imaginaires différentes questions politiques ou littéraires de l’Europe de son époque. On trouve notamment les chapitres suivants : "Chinenses recipiuntur in Parnassum ; obtinent Jus venum exponendi merces Politicas" mettant en scène des Chinois, "Demonstrat Theophrastus Paracelsus quam exigua prudentia in vita indigeamus humana", "Renatus Cartesius Aristotelem publice appellat ‘Asellum Arefactum’" où Descartes traite en public Aristote de "petit âne desséché", "Deliberat Apollo cum Virtuosis de remedenda Multitudine Librorum" traitant de la trop grande abondance des livres et des moyens d’y remédier, "Demonstrat Thomas Campanella Thaleti Milesio quam fallax ex cognitione sui ipsius in conjectandis aliorum animis sit conclusio", etc. A la fin de l’ouvrage se trouve un petit texte avec page de titre séparée, exposant pourquoi David était devenu le Roi des Juifs. Adam Ebert (1658-1735), jurisconsulte allemand qui avait notamment publié le récit de ses voyages à travers l’Europe, était un caractère fantasque qui "eut la singulière idée de répandre le bruit de sa mort et comme il s’était lié, dans ses voyages, avec la plupart des savants et des littérateurs de l’Europe, on fit sur lui une multitude d’éloges funèbres et de pièces en vers, dont le curieux recueil se trouve encore à l’Université de Francfort" (Larousse). Précieux exemplaire relié aux armes de Julie-Lucie d’Angennes (1607-1671), duchesse de Montausier, et de son époux le pair de France Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier (1610-1680). Le duc de Montausier était membre de l’entourage proche de Louis XIV ; il s’était notamment rendu célèbre par la confection du recueil poétique 'La Guirlande de Julie', composé en l’honneur de sa future femme et auquel collaborèrent tous les beaux esprits du temps. Bel exemplaire. 2 exemplaires répertoriés dans les bibliothèques américaines (cf. NUC). Olivier, Manuel de l’Amateur de Reliure Armoriées Françaises, planche 451. Quentin-Bauchart, Les femmes bibliophiles, I, 229-240. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Specimen universae rei nummariae antiquae, quod literatorum Reiplublicae

      Parisiis, Thomam Moette, 1683.. Crown octavo (190 x 125mm). Pp. (iv), 136. Plus 18 numbered plates, some of which are compound, made up from several copperplates, with about 140 engraved impressions of coins (one impression clipped out, leaving a slice at the adjoining leaf). Beautifully copper-engraved main head-piece, being a small plate in itself. Engraved title vignette, depicting 2 faces of a coin. Woodcut illustrated initials and head-piece to main text. Tear to one leaf with no loss. Hardcover, bound in contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, upper joint split, gilt decorated compartments, gilt lettering, moderate wear traces but neat, presentable binding. In a very good condition. Clean interior, good strikes of plates. ~ First edition. Collated in accordance with the Dutch Royal Library copy. Printed by Thomas Moette (1659-1710), Paris. The second edition appeared in 1695 (Leipzig, Thomam Fritsch). Andreas Morel [Morell] (1646-1703). Lipsius p. 267. Goldsmith M1403. Provenance: from the private collection of J. B. Vervliet, with his numismatic bookplate.

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        Freilassungsurkunde für ihre Eigenbehörige Anna Katharina Grothuß, Tochter des Heinrich und der Christina Grothuß aus Datrum bei Gesmold

      Melle-Bruche, 1683. 23,5x31 cm. 1 Seite - Pergamenturkunde, datiert April 1683, mit anhängendem Siegelabdruck in runder Holzkassette (Durchmesser 3 cm). Anna Sophie Helene von Oye, verwitwete von Oer, vermählte sich 1685 mit dem späteren Generalfeldmarschall Abraham von Arnim zu Boitzenburg (Vergl. Vom Bruch S. 163). Stellenweise leicht wasserfleckig -

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        Pantheum mythicum seu fabulosa Deorum historia.

      Poleti., Venetiis. 1683 - In 16°, p. perg., cc.nn. 5 + pp. 352. cc.nn. 9.

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        LES PROPORTIONS DU CORPS HUMAIN. Mesurées sur les plus belles Figures de l'Antiquité.

      chez Girard Audran,, Paris, 1683 - in folio (mm. 410), pp. (8), 30 di tavv., elegante leg. coeva m. marocchino con tit. oro al d., piatti in carta marmorizz., angoli. Con 30 belliss. tavv. inc. in rame a p. pag. Edizione orig., rara ed estremamente ricercata, di uno dei grandi classici dell'illustrazione anatomica secentesca. L'Audran (Lione 1640 - Parigi 1703), il più noto della celebre famiglia di incisori e pittori francesi, fu soprattutto disegnatore e calcografo di straordinaria perizia. Soggiornò a lungo a Roma dove fu allieve di Carlo Maratta, quindi fu nominato incisore regio per Luigi XIV. Cicognara 291: "Questa opera è molto raccomandabile. poiché nulla fu fatto meglio finora in questo genere". Krivatsy 478. Wellcome II, p. 69. Graesse I, 251. Bénézit I, 540. Olschki, Choix, 8294. Alcuni aloni marginali, più visibili su 4 tavv., ma esempl. marginoso e in pregevole legatura dell'epoca. [002]

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        Comitatvs Bentheim, et Steinfvrt

      Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte nach J. Westenberg bei Moses Pitt 1683. 38x49.5 cm. - Ostorientierte Karte des Gebietes zwischen Meppen, Rheine, Stadtlohn und Coevorden. Dekorative Karte mit Gradnetz, Wappenkartusche, figürlichem Meilenzeiger und kleinen Wappen im Kartenbild.

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        L'Art de Tailler les Arbres Fruitiers, Avec un Dictionaire des mots dont se servent les Jardiniers, en parlant des Arbres. Et un Traité de l'usage des Fruits des Arbres, pour se conserver en santé, ou pour se guerir, lors que l'on est malade. Avec une liste des Fruits fondans pendant toute l'Année

      Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1683. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1683. First edition. 12mo. [xxiv],71,[1],[vi],86,[4]pp. In two parts, with continuous register. With three folding woodcut plates, and several woodcut illustrations and decorative vignettes to text. §Janson, pp.105-107. Perforated library stamp and ink number to title, same perforated stamp to leaf O3. A very good copy in full green polished calf, inner dentelles, all edges gilt, with later neat reback in matching style, original contrasting label preserved. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This item will require special carriage arrangements - PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY via e-mail or telephone to order and for further details**).

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        Serenissimis Principibus Ac Dominis Dn. Johanni Georgio IV, Electoratus Saxonici Haeredi, and Dn. Friderico Augusto (Acta Eruditorum, Anno MCDLXXXIII)

      Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz; Lipsiae, 1683. Leather Bound. Very Good. 4to. Rebound in fine leather. Re-backed entirely. Gilt lettered title on spine with gilt border. Facsimile of title page replaces original. Black and white illustrations and fold out charts throughout. Latin for "reports of the scholars" Acta Eruditorum was the first scientific journal published in Germany from 1682 to 1782. It was founded in 1682 in Leipzig by Otto Mencke, published by Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, and patterned after the French Journal Des Savants and Italian Giornale De'Letterati. Acta Eruditorum was a monthly publication, edited in Latin language and contained excerpts from new writings, reviews, small essays and notes. Most of them were devoted to the natural sciences and mathematics. This volume discusses the scientific works of Johanni Georgio IV and Friderico Augusto. Fine leather. New end pages. Moderate foxing to pages. Minor damp stains around front of interior. Slight chipping to page edges in rear. Moderate discoloration to pages. Overall, a well-restored volume in impeccable condition.

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        De Scypho Vitreo Per Certum Humanae Vocis sonum Fracto [...] Editio Altera Priori longè Auctior

      Kiloni (Kiel): Literis & Symptibus Joachimi Reumanni, 1683 247 - [2] pages. / Daniel Georges Morhof (1639-1691) was one of the scholars and of the most laborious philologist of Germany of XVII° century. Named a professor of history in 1673, then librarian of the Academy 7 years later, he will publish his famous Polihistor, real scientific encyclopedia. Here, his treaty on the HUMAN VOICES AND ESPECIALLY THOSE CAPABLE OF BREAKING THE GLASS!!!!!! The most complete edition. The first one in 1672 contained only 48 pages. This edition contain some woodcuts in the text. Some foxing throughout. VERY RARE!!!!!! Lack in the library of Wolfenbuttel. Photo available upon request. /\ Reliure basanée de l'époque. Daniel Georges Morhof (1639-1691) fut l'un des savants et des plus laborieux philologue de l'Allemagne du XVII° siècle. Nommé professeur d'histoire en 1673, puis bibliothécaire de l'Académie 7 années plus tard, il publiera son fameux Polihistor, véritable encyclopédie scientifique. Ici, son traité sur les VOIX HUMAINES ET SURTOUT SUR CELLES CAPABLES DE BRISER LE VERRE!!!!!! Édition la plus complète. La première en 1672 ne comportait que 48 pages. Cette édition est ornée de quelques bois dans le texte. Rousseurs dues a la qualité du papier, un plat sali. TRES RARE!!!!!! Manque à la bibliothèque de Wolfenbuttel. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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        Chi cerca accatta.. (Mustafà Carrà Gran Visir, che ritorna dll'assedio di Vienna a Costantinopoli).

      1683. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 23,4 x 39,8 ca. (il foglio). In basso a sinistra, nell'inciso, ?Bologna Gioseffo Longhi?, in basso a destra, nell'inciso, ?Mitelli inv. e fec. 1683?. Esemplare rifilato ai margini, impressione lievemente stanca e lievissimo uniforme ingiallimento, piccoli difetti marginali, ma nell'insieme tutta l'incisione è in più che accettabile stato di conservazione.

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        Arrianou Techn taktik , Ektaxis kat Alan n, Periplous pontou Euxeinou, Periplous t s Erythras thalass s, Kyn getikos, Epikt tou Egcheiridion, tou autou Apofthegmata kai Apospasmatia, a en t Ioannou Stobaiou Anthologi , kai en tais Agelliou Agrypniais Attikais s zomena. Arriani Ars tactica, Acies contra Alanos, Periplus ponti Euxini, Periplus maris Erythraei, Liber de venatione, Epicteti Enchiridion, ejusdem Apophtegmata et Fragmenta, quae in Joannis Stobaei Florilegio, et in Agellii Noctibus Atticis supersunt cum interpretibus latinis, et notis, ex recensione & museo Nicolai Blancardi

      Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Wesbergios, 1683. Engraved title-page + (14) + 450 + (4) p. + 2 folded engraved maps + 1 folded table. Later full vellum. 19 X 12 cm. The binding and the interior is in excellent condition.. Text in greek and latin

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        The Compleat Clerk, Containing the Best Forms of All Sorts

      1683. [Conveyancing]. The Compleat Clerk, Containing the Best Forms of All Sorts of Presidents, For Conveyances & Assurances; And Other Instruments Now in Use and Practice. With the Forms of Bills, Pleadings and Answers in Chancery; As They Were Penned and Perfected by Eminent Lawyers, And Great Conveyancers, Both Ancient and Modern. Whereunto are Added Divers Presidents, Which were Wanting: And also Some Saxon Presidents; With the Exposition of Certain Words, Used in Ancient Charters: And the Proper Names of Men and Women: With Additions of Titles of Honour, Trades and Occupations, Cities, Counties, Bishopricks; Names of Offices, Months and Days; Numbers of Money and Weights, In Latin and English: With a Computation of Years, From King William the Conquerour, To this Present. With Alphabetical Tables of the Whole Contents of the Said Book. London: Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and H. Sawbridge, 1683. [vi], 936, [80] pp. Main title page preceded by copperplate pictorial title page with the title (adapted from first edition): The Conveyancers Light or Exact Presidents for all Manner of Instruments and Conveyances. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-3/4"). Recent period-style calf, blind rules and corner fleurons to boards, gilt fillets to board edges, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block, endpapers renewed. Some toning to interior, later owner bookplate (of Herbert L. Jacobs) to front pastedown, light soiling to title page, internally clean. A handsome copy. * Fifth and final edition. Originally published in 1655 as The Compleat Clark, And Scriveners Guide, this book is a fine guide to the state of conveyancing during the mid-seventeenth century. Its five editions indicate it was a fairly successful and well-regarded work. In all editions "To the Reader" is signed "J.H." This has led some bibliographers to speculate that the author was related to Sir Richard Hutton, whose works include The Young Clerks Guide (1653). English Short-Title Catalogue R16251. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:480 (16).

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        Sermons de S. Augustin sur Les Pseaumes. In two volumes

      Paris - Chec Pierre le Petit, 1683 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extremely scarce seventeenth-century French translation of Saint Augustine's sermons on the psalms. In French. With vignette titles, decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. With tables of the key things in each volume to the rears. Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 August 28, 430), also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, was a Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa. His writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity. According to his contemporary, Jerome, Augustine established anew the ancient Faith. After his conversion to Christianity and baptism in AD 387, Augustine developed his own approach to philosophy and theology, accommodating a variety of methods and different perspectives. He believed that the grace of Christ was indispensable to human freedom, and he framed the concepts of original sin and just war. When the Western Roman Empire was starting to disintegrate, Augustine developed the concept of the Catholic Church as a spiritual City of God (in a book of the same name), distinct from the material Earthly City. His thoughts profoundly influenced the medieval worldview. Augustine's City of God was closely identified with the Church, the community that worshipped God. In the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion, he is a saint and pre-eminent Doctor of the Church, and the patron of the Augustinian religious order; his memorial is celebrated 28 August, the day of his death. He is the patron saint of brewers, printers, theologians, the alleviation of sore eyes, and a number of cities and dioceses. Augustine was one of the most prolific Latin authors in terms of surviving works, and the list of his works consists of more than one hundred separate titles. They include apologetic works against the heresies of the Arians, Donatists, Manichaeans and Pelagians, texts on Christian doctrine, notably De Doctrina Christiana (On Christian Doctrine), exegetical works such as commentaries on Book of Genesis, the Psalms and Paul's Letter to the Romans, many sermons and letters, and the Retractationes, a review of his earlier works which he wrote near the end of his life. Apart from those, Augustine is probably best known for his Confessiones (Confessions), which is a personal account of his earlier life, and for De civitate dei (Of the City of God, consisting of 22 books), which he wrote to restore the confidence of his fellow Christians, which was badly shaken by the sack of Rome by the Visigoths in 410. His On the Trinity, in which he developed what has become known as the 'psychological analogy' of the Trinity, is also among his masterpieces, and arguably one of the greatest theological works of all time. He also wrote On Free Choice Of The Will (De libero arbitrio), addressing why God gives humans free will that can be used for evil. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally worn, loss to leather and joints cracked. Internally, firmly bound. Remarkably bright for their age and generally clean with a few spots and marginal tidemarks. Monastic library bookplates to front pastedowns, and ink stamps to titles and last pages. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Paradossi per pratticare la prospettiva, senza saperla, fiori, per facilitare l'intelligenza, frutti, per non operare alla cieca. Cognitioni necessarie a Pittori, Scultori, Architetti, ed a qualunque si diletta del Disegno

      First edition and much scarcer than the second edition of 1683. "Troili, a pupil of the quadratura painter Michelangelo Colonna, became scene painter for the Farnese theater at Parma. Ferdinando Bibiena saw his work there (probably after the artist's death) and absorbed its influence. This original edition of Troili's exceptionally handsome book on perspective is one of the real milestones in the history of theatrical scenery: it describes the conscious use of visual deception, the creation of greater ?depth' by means of oblique positioning of the wings, as common practice twenty years before Pozzo" (Breman in Architectural Theory and Practice III-B-24).The third section treats shadows and fortifications. "Libro molto letto e stimato" (Schlosser-Magnino, p. 620). * Riccardi II.561; Cicognara 866 (mention of 1683 second ed.); Fowler, p. 277-278; J. Baltrusaitis, Anamorfosi, pp. 19, 21 and 23; Piantanida, Autori Italiani Del ?600, 4424.

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        Kong Christian den Femtis Danske Lov.

      (Kbhvn.,Joachim Schmedtgen,1683). 4to. Ualmindeligt stort eksemplar, indbundet i 5 helbind af kalv fra omkr.1700,rig rygforgyldning. Gennemstukket med hvide blade(skrivepapir) hvorpå ejeren har tilført noter op til ca. 1727(henvisninger,kommentarer og nye bestemmelser). l.og 2. Bog i et bind, ellers hver bog af loven bundet for sig. Originaludgaven. Selv om normaltrykket af originaludgaven er på godt papir, er dette dog endnu kraftigere end normen. Med kongens kobberst.portræt.. Originaludgaven af Christian den Femtes Danske Lov

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        Relation du Voyage de Monseigneur l'evesque de Beryte, Vicaire Apostolique du Royaume de la Cochinchine [bound with] Relation abregee des mission et des voyages aux Royaumes de la Chine, Cochinchine, Tonquin & Siam

      Exceptionally bound, primary French source-books on Vietnam, Siam & and the Far East. 1683 & 1682. Paris. Charles Angot. Two volumes in one, in 8vo. Eighteenth-century sang-de-boeuf calf, triple rule gilt border to boards, spine richly gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, expertly recased, some wear to boards, corners very slightly bumped. A fine copy lightly browned, ownership inscription to first title. A finely bound copy of the first French accounts of Siam ?that of Bourges-, with early relations on China, Vietnam, Tonkin and the East Indies. The Bourges is in its third edition and the Pallu in its second edition (all editions are rare). Father de Bourges (c.1630 - 1714) was a member of the first Catholic mission to Siam, arriving with his two fellow missionaries in 1662 to Ayuthaya. Since Siam was tolerant of other religions it became a safe place for the missionaries to establish themselves, and in 1664 a second group led by Monseigneur Pallu joined the fathers in Siam after a two-year journey overland. Francois Pallu (1626 - 1684) was a French Bishop and missionary in Asia and a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society; he was originally recruited by Alexander de Rhodes and sent to the Far East along with other missionaries ?namely La Motte. Both volumes together combine a considerable portion of the French knowledge of the East at the end of the 17th century. Distinguished provenance: Charles de Lorraine (possibly Charles III, Duke de Elbeuf), his signature on the first title page. Cordier Sinica, 827.

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        Peregrinazione del Mondo.Tradotta dalla lingua Spagnola nell'Italiana

      Naples: Carlo Porsile, 1683. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.. (7) ff., including engraved title, letter press title, engraved portrait of dedicatee (Gusman) and author portraits (all signed by the Neapolitan? engraver Giuseppe Criscolo), 339 pp., (2) ff. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum, covers a bit soiled and some minor worming to joints (but sound). Scattered toning and foxing; tear to lower right corner of Bb2, grazing a single letter. Otherwise, a fresh, genuine copy. Very rare first Italian edition of this celebrated travel account, the first circumnavigation of the world from West to East (Pires, Travel Accounts of the Islands, p 19). Pedro Cubero (1645-ca 1697) traveled mainly by land rather than by sea, and was certainly one of the earliest circumnavigators to travel independently rather than assisted by a retinue or his own ship. The final leg of his journey takes Cubero overland from Acapulco to Veracruz, and includes much detail on the religious activities and settlements in New Spain. After studying in Zaragoza and Salamanca, Cubero set off for Rome at the age of 25, where he joined the Propaganda Fide. For the next 9 years he would travel the world in his capacity as an itinerant missionary or predicador apostolico, traversing Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia including Iran, India, and China. Eventually finding himself in the Philippines in June of 1678, Cubero gained passage aboard a ship bound for Mexico, where he made landfall after a journey of some four months. The present account (an Italian translation of the much-enlarged second Spanish edition of 1682) thus offers a remarkable catalogue of observations truncated into a relatively brief chronicle - promising to reveal the delights (but mainly the 'miseries') of the 'most secret corners of the world'. Complaining of the incessant drinking (borrache) at the ports of New Spain, Cubero's strongest impressions, like many European commentators on the New World, are related to the weather. At Acapulco the climate is horrendous, depositing not just rain but snow (!, p 330). Here he notes four missions, run by Jesuits, Franciscans, and other orders, and comprising some 142 clergy in all. Ever the victim of terrible storms, Cubero leaves that city, inhabited by 'Negri', and sets out for the east coast of Mexico. It is entirely possible to trace his route today based on the description he gives, through what remain very remote areas. From Papagayo he makes his way to Tisla [Tixtla], and from thence to Cilapa [Chilapa], where he enjoys mass at the Augustinian monastery. His journey then takes him via Trisco "the most beautiful city in New Spain" and onto Veracruz, filled with splendid buildings. Cubero is careful to note, perhaps for the edification of readers wary of fabrication, the name and stations of the religious dignitaries he meets along the way. Nevertheless, the account retains much sensationalism, as might be expected for such a journey - our hardy priest is always encountering rivers in which many men have drowned, losing servants on steep precipices, etc - necessitating, of course, much prayer to God. Cubero's accidental circumnavigation was first published immediately upon his return to Madrid in 1680; an enlarged Spanish edition was published in Naples (by then a Spanish dominion) in 1682, and the present translation of the evidently popular account appeared in 1683. All early editions are very rare in census: OCLC 4 US copies of the present edition at the NYPL, Arizona, Cincinnati, and the Bell Library; it is not held by the JCB. * Alden/Landis 683/44; not in Palau. Cf Tomé Pires, Travel Accounts of the Islands (1513-1787).

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        THE SURPRIZING MIRACLES OF NATURE AND ART. IN TWO PARTS

      London, printed for Nath. Crouch, 1683.. Containing I. THE MIRACLES OF NATURE, or the strange signs and prodigious aspects and appearances in the heavens, the earth, and the waters for many hundred years past, with an account of the most famous comets, and other prodigies, since the birth of our Blessed Saviour, and the dreadful effects of many of them: also a particular description of the five blazing stars seen in England, within eighteen years last past, and abundance of other unaccountable accidents and productions of all kinds, till 1682. II. THE MIRACLES OF ART, describing the most magnificent buildings, and other curious inventions in all ages, as Solomons temple, the seven wonders of the world, and many more excellent structures and rarities throughout the whole earth. Beautified with divers sculptures of many curiosities therein. By R.B. author of the Hist. of the wars of England; Remarks of London; Wonderful prodigies; Admirable curiosities in England; and Extraordinary adventures of several famous men. FIRST EDITION 1683. 12mo, approximately 145 x 85 mm, 5¾ x 3¼ inches, 6 engraved plates, pages: Title, To the Reader, 1-222, should be 232 as 10 numbers 155-164 have been repeated (not duplicated), rebound in quarter calf, red and black gilt lettered labels to spine, gilt rules to spine, marbled boards, old endpapers preserved. 2 plates have small repairs to blank side of outer edge with slight loss to image, light soiling and staining throughout, small hole in page 196 affecting a few letters, 2 tiny nicks repaired, not really noticeable, 1 plate has tip of corner missing, not affecting image, old ink name (William) to blank side of frontipiece, edges slightly stained and darkened, lacks 4 pages of adverts at end. A good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING

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        Achates Tiberianus sive gemma caesarea antiquitate argumento arte historiâ prorsùs incomparabilis ... D. Augusti apotheosin Imp. Caes. Tiberii Augustaeque Juliae Domus ... repraesentans ... nova notitia et explicatio notis historicis illustrata

      Amsterdam apud Franciscum Foppens. Edition originale. Etat : très bon.

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        Kalendarium Hortense: Or, the Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What he is to Do Monthly Throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

      London: Printed for T. Sawbridge et al. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 1683. The Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Small 8vo (10 x 15.5cm) the seventh edition with many useful additions; pp. [vi], 9-127, [1 blank], [8 table]. Full contemporary pannelled calf binding with an old reback, the original spine laid on; binding very good with a little general wear, leather age-darkened. Contents good and tight, wide margins, very small paper fault to A3; top edges slightly dust marked. A very good copy. Bibliographic note: First published in 1664, this is the first English gardener's calendar. This is the octavo edition published on its own, unlike the folio edition which was published with the Sylva; the Kalendarium was one of Evelyn’s most popular works and was printed five times in folio and nine times in octavo in his lifetime. Referenced by: Keynes, G. John Evelyn (2nd ed.), 65; Wing (2nd ed.) E3497,Provenance: contemporary [?] engraved bookplate of The Grove. .

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        Tracts Written by John Selden of the Inner-Temple, Esquire

      London: Thomas Basset, 1683. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. Four Works issued in three, bound in one: 'The First Entituled, JANI ANGLORUM FACIES ALTERA, rendred into English, with large Notes therupon, by REDMAN WESTCOT, Gent. The Second, ENGLAND's EPINOMIS. The Third, Of the Original of ECCLESIASTICAL Jurisdictions of Testaments. The Fourth, Of the Disposition or Administration of Intestates Goods.' First edition of the last three. Title page printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece of Selden. Original full paneled leather. Spine in six compartments. The upper corners and spine head have been restored, and the upper hinge mended; lower corners worn; boards yawning and scuffed, else the binding is in good condition. The front free endpaper is lacking, frontispiece corner remargined (no loss to image), and two leaves have long, closed marginal tears, neatly mended with no loss. Light soil in places, and a light dampstain affecting the upper corners, just touching the pagination, else a very good copy. Wing S2441A. ESTC R18657.

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        Pallas Armata

      London, Printed by M.W. for Richard Chiswell, , 1683. Military Essayes of the Ancient Grecian, Roman, and Modern Art of War. Written in the Yeares 1670 and 1671. Folio (308 × 192 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, red morocco label to spine. Engraved portrait frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, wood-cut headpieces. Light browning, corners worn, else very good. First Edition. Inscribed the front free endpaper, "For His Grace, My Lord Duke of Hamilton." This would refer to William Douglas-Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Hamilton, who had married Anne the daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, with whom Turner had served in the invasion of England in 1648. Described as "one of the most valuable authorities for the history of military sciences", Pallas Armata was the work of man with a wealth of practical experience to draw upon. Turner had graduated as a Master of Arts from Glasgow before joining Lumsden's levies for the Swedish service, seeing much service in the Thirty Years' War and thereafter in Britain in both the Covenanter and Royalist forces. His experiences inculcated in him a brutal but honest freelance ideology; "I had swallowed without chewing, in Germanie, a very dangerous maxime, which militarie men there too muche follow, which was, that so we serve our master honestlie, it is no matter what master we serve." Captured at the Battle of Worcester in 1651, he escaped and fled the country and joined the King in Paris, spending the next "few years in a mixture of royalist intrigue and the search for employment, offering his services against the Swedes to the Poles and the Danes. On the outbreak of peace he settled at Breda with the exiled court of Charles II in 1659–60." [ODNB] On the Restoration he received a knighthood and in 1662 was appointed Major of the King's Footguards in Scotland. Scapegoated and forced into retirement following the failure of his brutal suppression of the Presbyterian risings in South-west Scotland, he spent his time in the composition of the present work. Turner begins with sections reviewing the practices of the Greeks and Romans, before going on to a thorough discussion of all aspects of modern warfare, including gunpowder & artillery, drill, the duties of the various officers, "Of Intelligence, Spys, and of a General Scout-Master", Orders of Battle, encampments, besieging, "Of Prisoners, Parleys, Treaties, and Articles", all illustrated with copious examples. He concludes with a chapter considering whether "... it is lawful to serve as a soldier for pay, rather than through conviction or obedience to superiors, and concludes that men "may serve for wages, though they neither know nor examine whether the cause be just or not." Thus he remained loyal to the mercenary's creed." In his history of the Civil War Gardiner describes Turner as "a soldier to his backbone", whilst Burnet gives a more vivd picture he was "naturally fierce, but was mad when he was drunk, and that was very often … he was a learned man, but had been always in armies, and knew no other rule but to obey orders."

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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: Chiswell. 1683. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1683. Folio, original full brown calf, red spine label, 372 pp. A very good or better copy, some expert leather restoration to the joints but the volume does not appear to have been entirely respined. A tall clean copy of this excellent book. The author was a soldier of fortune who fought for Gustav Adolph in Germany in the 1630s and later for Charles II at Worcester, who knighted him for his labors on the king's behalf.

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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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        A LETTER FROM WILLIAM PENN PROPRIETARY AND GOVERNOUR OF PENNSYLVANIA IN AMERICA, TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE FREE SOCIETY OF TRADERS OF THAT PROVINCE, RESIDING IN LONDON

      [London]: Andrew Sowle, 1683.. 10pp. plus one folding plan supplied in facsimile. Lacks final leaf containing Directions of Reference. Folio. Tan calf, title in gilt on spine, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Calf lightly scuffed. Text tanned and stained. Titlepage backed with paper at an early date, closing tears and small holes; outer edges of each text leaf remargined, with losses supplied. A fair copy of a rare work. One of the earliest and most significant descriptions of Pennsylvania, written by William Penn. "[William Penn's] most informative and valuable promotional tract was the one written to the Free Society of Traders...after he had lived in Pennsylvania for ten months" - Bronner & Fraser. Among the notable features of this tract are Penn's personal observations of the American Indians of the region. Philadelphia is described by Penn as follows: "The city of Philadelphia now extends in length, from river to river, two miles, and in breadth near a mile...and as its now placed and modelled between two navigable rivers upon a neck of land, and that ships may ride in good anchorage, in six or eight fathom water in both rivers, close to the city, and the land of the city level, dry and wholesome; such a scituation is scarce to be parallel'd...The city (as the model [i.e. Holme's plan] shews) consists of a large Front-street to each river, and a High-street (near the middle) from Front (or river) to Front, of one hundred foot broad, and a Broad street in the middle of the city, from side to side, of the like breadth. In the center of the city, is a square of ten acres; at each angle are to be houses for publick affairs, as a Meeting-House, Assembly or State-House, Market-House, School-House, and several other buildings for publick concerns. There are also in each quarter of the city a square of eight acres, to be for the like uses, as the Moor-fields in London; and eight streets (besides the said High Street) that run from Front to Front, and twenty streets (besides Broad- street) that run cross the city, from side to side; all these streets are of fifty foot breadth." All editions of Penn's LETTER are rare, and copies with the Holme map exceedingly so. The Holme map in this copy is supplied in facsimile. Four versions of this work were published by Penn in 1683 with variant text to the title and varying collations. This copy corresponds to Bronner & Fraser's second edition, third issue. Referring to the final leaf and the map, Church states: "this list and plan are usually lacking." No complete copy of this work has appeared at auction since the 1967 Streeter sale. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 683/156. BRONNER & FRASER 67d. CHURCH 686. Richard Dunn, "William Penn and the Selling of Pennsylvania" in PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 127, no.5, pp.322-29. JCB II:1271. SABIN 59712. STREETER SALE 944. WING P1321. ESTC R40046. WINSOR III:498.

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        LA LOGIQUE ou L'ART DE PENSER contenant Outre les règles communes, plusieurs observations nouvelles, propres à former le jugement. (1683)

      1683 - A Paris, Chez Guillaume Desprez BINDING: Original 17th century calf. Full calf leather binding. Spine with five raised bands. Spine title gilded; Size: in-8 (16.5 x 10 cm); Pagination: Title page, 2ff, 471pp, 3ff - Complete; Language: Text in France;CONDITION: Full calf leather binding is tight and firm. Joints partly cracked on the top and bottom but still tight. Spines and boards rubbed, corners a bit bumped.Pages with some yellowing. Text block complete and in a very good condition. Ex-libris on first hinges. A few initials on hinges and endpapers.Overall the condition to be VERY GOOD. "Edition of this important text published for the first time in 1662, and as a model editions. According to a manuscript of Racine, raised in Port Royal, Speech and additions are Nicole; the first parts are the same, with Dr. Arnold. The fourth part discusses the method is that the Doctor. Famous and important work in the history of thought, often called "The Logic of Port-Royal", developing a Cartesian approach and Pascal reason, the art of thinking is structured according to the four aspects of rational thought: understand, judge, infer and order." Ref. Barbier, Volume II, 1336, c and d.

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        Gr?ste Denckw¸rdigkeiten der Welt oder so-gennante Relationes CuriosÊÖ

      Hamburg,: Thomas von Wiering, 1683-, 1691.. Five volumes, quarto, 196 engraved and woodcut plates (some folding), title-pages printed in red and black, woodcut textual illustrations and initials; bound in contemporary vellum, titles lettered on spine, a few plates trimmed, some browning and spotting, but generally a very attractive set. A fine set of Happel's remarkable book of wonders, an endlessly informative series filled with the newest and most sensational news from around the world: 'a miscellany of popular information, containing short notices of curious phenomena in every part of the globe, as well as of curious historical events. The notices of American matters are numerous in all the volumes' (Sabin).Among the many wonders here described, the double-page map of the world showing ocean currents is particularly notable. Showing the entire globe from Greenland in the north to the "S¸d-Land", this map is a good instance of popular interest in the mapping of the world, including the putative outline of Terra Australis: 'an important early representation of oceanographic phenomena. It illustrates Kircher's idea that there are chasms in the depths of the sea into which the water flows, then percolates through the earth and up to the tops of mountains' (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich).Happel (1647-1690) was a writer and journalist, and one of the most-widely read novelists of his time. His so-called "endless novels" with their picaresque attention to detail relied on his omnivorous fascination with social history, scientific discovery, and other novelties from around the world. This remarkable collection of "curiosities" was probably his most significant historical work, and is derived from all manner of sources including the newspapers and journals of the day; his voracious reading meant that the material represents a real snapshot of contemporary interests.This lavishly illustrated book was a sort of print version of the aristocratic collections of curiosities, with fulsome descriptions of natural history ranging from the scientific to the invented. It would be impossible to list the various subjects discussed and illustrated here, but they include the pyramids of Egypt, the tower of Babel, fossils and insects, Pharo, Babylon, mermaids, a bull-fight, Oliver Cromwell, the oracle of Delphi, Cardinal Mazarin, whaling among icebergs, and the fall of Jerusalem. Two of the more exotic plates depict a Brazilian giant devouring a man in gruesome detail, and a scene of Hottentots scoffing fresh entrails.Exact details on collation do vary, with Faber du Faur suggesting 198 and D¸nnhaupt 194: the present copy, with 196, is evidently as issued, and represents an appropriate figure for such a monumental work. The first volume is the second edition, the remaining four are first editions, as with Faber du Faur's set.D¸nnhaupt Bibliographisches Handbuch der Barockliteratur, 8 (Happel); Faber du Faur, German Baroque Literature, 859; Sabin, 30277.

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        Concionator historicus rariorum eventuum exemplis, ad instructionem moralem explicatis delectans ac docens. Cum Indice quadruplici. Three parts in 2 vols, containing "Historia 1-100" and "Historia 100-150"

      Monachii, sumptibus Ioannis Wagneri, Ioh. Herm. a Geldern, typis Sebastiani Rauch, 1683. 2 vols.Large 4to (21x16,5 cm). Contemporary blindstamped leather, spines with ribbons (a few very sl. imperfections). The titles written in contemporary handwriting on paper labels. Vol.1: (xii),1084, (lxx: Indices) pp.: Historia 1-100 ,in two parts, in a second imprint (first 1679). Vol. 2: (viii),744,(lvi) pp.: the third part of the stories: Historia 100-150, edited in 1680. Very slightly browned in places, due to the paper, library-stamps on titles and on last pages, otherwise good and complete set. Text in Latin

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        La Doctrine Des Moeurs

      France: LE GRAS, 1683. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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..

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        Tractatus de Podagra et Hydrope. Non singendum, aut excogitandum, sed inveniendum, quid Natura faciat, aut ferat. Bacon

      London: Typis R.N. Impensis Gualt. Kettilby, etc.... 1683 First edition. Antique-style mottled calf, gilt spine with red morocco label. . Octavo,. Title within ruled border. A fine copy in quarter green morocco clamshell case. Among Sydenham's special monographs 'A Treatise on Gout', containing the first distinction between rheumatism and gout, is considered his masterpiece of clinical observation" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 159). "Sydenham's clinical description of gout, based upon his own sufferings, has never been surpassed. He distinguished clearly between gout and rheumatism and recommended a course of treatment for gouty patients consisting of a diet restricted in meat, alcohol, salt and spices, ample fluid intake, regular exercise, and the use of cinchona bark (quinine) as preventative..." (Norman 2040).

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        Diurnum Monasticum

      Venetiis - Pauli Balleonii, 1683 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Full calf leather binding, with red and black Latin text. Diurnum MonasticumPauli V. Pont. Max. Auctoritate recognitum,Pro omnibus sub regulaSS. P. BenedictiMilitantibus;Cum officiis sanctorum vsque ad innocentium XI. emanatis. Condition: The binding is generally firm, though is showing the cords in places. Both covers are attached, but by the cords only and the inner hinges are strained. There is some wear to the extremities, including some chips to the spine and boards. The boards are also bumped and the metal clasps are detached and missing. The rear board is cracked down the middle. Internally the book is bright apart from some occasional spotting and handling marks. There is also some isolated staining, and an ink stamp to some isolated pages of the text. Pages 35 to 46, 403 to 414, and v to xviii are all detached but present. The last page of text is attached by the top cord only, and there are some chips to the outer edges of some of the pages. There are also some isolated purplepencil marks..

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        New and Excellent Experiments and Secrets in the Art of Angling: Being Directions for the Whole Art

      London. The first two leaves are supplied in manuscript and the last title . lacks the last leaf of the index. ** The angling title is complete, . the book has been professionally respined matching the original binding.. 1683. Third Edition. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Contemporary blind ruled leather, frontispiece showing a woman and a woman with fishing rods. **Being pages [142]-167 of: The Accomplish'd lady's delight in preserving, physick, beautifying, and cookery : containing I. the art of preserving and candying fruits & flowers..., II. the physical cabinet, or, excelllent receipts in physick and chirurgery : together wilth some rare and besutifying waters, to adorn and add loveliness to the face and body : and also some new and excellent secrets and experiments in the art of angling, 3. the compleat cooks guide, or, directions for dressing all sorts of flesh, fowl, and fish, both iln the English and French mode... **OCLC #270816780. .

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        P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera Omnia, in Tres Tomos Divifa, Cum Integris N. Heinsii, D.F. (In 3 Volumes)

      Amstelodami: Ex Typographia Blaviana, 1683. Leather Bound. Good. Studio Bochardi Cnippingii, Amstelodami: Ex Typographia Blaviana. 1687. 3 t. en 3 v.([16], 832, [16] ; 805, [10] p., [1] en bl. ; 810, [8] p., [2] en bl.) il. 8vo. 3 volumes. Latin. Leather bound. Fully bound in dark brown contemporary leather with blind stamped borders around boards. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Gilt title stamp and gilt decorative flourishes within compartments. Tight bindings and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Slight cracking to spines. Minor scuffing to spine ends. Light scuffing to boards. Bumping to corners. Owners inscription on endpaper. Page ends decoratively speckled. Beautifully detailed copperplate engraved full page illustration directly before title page. Additional copperplate engraving depicting Ovid adjacent to page 1, volume 1. Clean, unmarked pages. Text remains crisp and clear. Considering age, an extremely well preserved collection. Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC - AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the three major collections of erotic poetry: Heroides, Amores, and Ars Amatoria. He is also well known for the Metamorphoses, a mythological hexameter poem; the Fasti, about the Roman calendar; and the Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto, two collections of poems written in exile on the Black Sea. Ovid was also the author of several smaller pieces, the Remedia Amoris, the Medicamina Faciei Femineae, and the long curse-poem Ibis (Ovid). He also authored a lost tragedy, Medea. He is considered a master of the elegiac couplet, and is traditionally ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonic poets of Latin literature. The scholar Quintilian considered him the last of the canonical Latin love elegists. His poetry, much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, decisively influenced European art and literature and remains as one of the most important sources of classical mythology. Please feel free to view our photographs of this rare 3 volume collection.

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        Isole dell 'India cioè le Molucche le Filippine e della Sonda . .

      La carta si estende dalla Birmania alla fossa delle Marianne e Australia settentrionale, le cui coste sono raffigurate in maniera estremamente dettagliata, sulla base delle scoperte di Abel Tasman. Alcuni dei toponimi della zona, però, sono presi dalle esplorazioni di Marco Polo. 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 destra è riportato il titolo all?interno dell?ampio cartiglio, decorato da sirene, tritoni e putti che giocano. Rara e inconsueta carta del sud est asiatico, basata sui rilievi di Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola e pubblicata a Roma da Giacomo de Rossi all?interno del Mercurio Geografico nel 1689. 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. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. 542x395. The map extends from Burma to the Mariannas and northern Australia. The coastline of northern Australia is shown with considerable detail based on the discoveries of Abel Tasman. Some of the names in northern Australia however are also derived from Marco Polo. Singapore Island is identified and interesting detail is provided on the Spice Islands, Borneo and the Philippines. In lower left hand corner a large title cartouche, decorated with mermaids, mermen and playful putti. A scarce, uncommon, late 17th century map of South East Asia, based on the reports of Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola and published in Roma in Giacomo de Rossi's world atlas Mercurio Geografico in 1689. Giacomo Cantelli was born in Vignola, as he remarked with his signature, and was the first official cartogrepher of the Court of Modena, in 1685, when the Duke Francis II appointed him geographer and keeper of the library. Copper engraving, contemporary outline colour, in excellent condition. 542x395. Roma Rome

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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

      chez François Coustelier 1683 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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