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        An Introduction to the Old English History. Comprehended in Three.

      1684 - Contains the Most Important Legal Dictionary since Blount's Nomo-Lexicon Brady, Robert [1627?-1700]. An Introduction to the Old English History, Comprehended in Three Several Tracts. The First, An Answer to Mr. Petyt's Rights of the Commons Asserted; And to a Book Intituled, Jani Anglorum Facies Nova; the Second Edition Very Much Inlarged. The Second, An Answer to a Book Intituled, Argumentum Antinormanicum, Much Upon the Same Subject; Never Before Published. The Third, The Exact History of the Succession of the Crown of England; The Second Edition, Also Very Much Inlarged. Together with an Appendix Containing Several Records, And a Series of Great Councils and Parliaments Before and After the Conquest, Unto the End of the Reign of Henry the Third. And a Glossary Expounding Many Words Used Frequently in Our Antient Records, Laws and Historians. London: Printed by Tho. Newcomb for Samuel Lowndes, 1684. [xii], 44, 65-240; [2], 235-326; [2], 339-412, 411-412, 60, 68, [16] pp. Each tract has its own title page. Pagination irregular, text complete. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, carefully rebacked retaining gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, gilt dentelles to board edges, hinges mended. Light rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners and fore-edges, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Text printed within ruled borders. Light toning to text. A handsome copy. * Only edition. Brady was the Physician in Ordinary to Kings Charles II and James II, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University and the Keeper of Records in the Tower of London. While serving in this latter position he became interested in the documents contained in the tower, which inspired the works collected here. The first and third tracts and the compilation of early English legal terms were originally published in 1681. As Kennedy, notes, Brady's detailed 68-page glossary was the first important dictionary since Blount's Nomo-Lexicon (1670). (Spelman's Glossarium followed in 1687.) Kennedy, A Bibliography of Writings on the English Language 308. English Short-Title Catalogue R34414. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BUCANIERS OF AMERICA: OR, A TRUE ACCOUNT OF THE MOST REMARKABLE ASSAULTS COMMITTED OF LATE YEARS UPON THE COASTS OF THE WEST-INDIES, BY THE BUCANIERS OF JAMAICA AND TORTUGA, BOTH ENGLISH AND FRENCH

      London, 1684. Small quarto. Early 20th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Minor edge and corner wear, spine gilt rubbed. Inner margin of first two leaves strengthened, one plate trimmed and mounted, light foxing. Overall, a clean copy. Very good. The first English edition of the first extensive account of the pirates of the West Indies, with all plates and map present. A fourth part was issued separately the following year. One of the most engaging examples of early British Americana, this work has served as the basis for countless novels, stories, and dramas, as well as establishing the popular legends of many famous pirates. One buccaneer, Sir Henry Morgan, followed a very modern course and sued the author for defamation. He was awarded £200 for damages.

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        Manuale Juris Seu Parva Juris Mysteria, Ubi Quatuor Sequentia...

      1684. Includes a Selection of Maxims Godefroy, Jacques [1587-1652]. Manuale Juris Seu Parva Juris Mysteria, Ubi Quatuor Sequentia Continentur. Juris Civilis Romani I. Historia. II. Bibliotheca. III. Florilegium Sententiarum Juris, Politicarum, & Communium Notionum, Ex Corpore Justinianeo Desumptarum. IV. Series Librorum & Titulorum in Digestis & in Codice. Nona Editio Auctior & Accuratior. Leiden: Ex Officina Joannis Verbessel, 1684. [viii], 591, [1] pp. 12mo. (5" x 3"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, blind rules to boards, later (eighteenth century?) lettering pieces to spine, edges rouged. Light soiling, some spotting to front board, spine ends bumped, a few tiny chips to edges of lettering pieces, light toning to text. Two later owner signatures to front free endpapers, interior otherwise clean. An attractive copy. * Later edition. Manuale Juris is an introductory textbook on Roman law and its history by the second son of Denis Godefroy [1549-1622], who was, like his father, a formidable humanist and legal scholar. (His achievements include the reconstruction of the Twelve Tables.) It includes a reading lists and a collection of maxims, the Florilegium Sententiarum Juris. First published in 1632, it went through numerous editions into the eighteenth century. Camus, Bibliotheque Choisie des Livres de Droit 454.

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        Inclytae Urbis et Ditionis Bernensis cum locis finitimis Tabula Geographica et Hydrographica noviter correcta - F.L. Boizot Sculp.':.

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. F.L. Boizot b. Albrecht Zollinger in Bern, dat. 1684, 44,5 x 56 Nicht bei Tooley's Dic. of Mapmakers; siehe Sammlung Ryhiner Ryh 3211 : 26 u. 3211 : 27- Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Mittig im Kartenhimmel Dedikation "Magnificentissimis nobilissimis prudentissimis dominis . Albertus Zollinger Bernas V. D.M. in Campulo"; links daneben große Vogelschauansicht von Bern ("Berna"); darunter links Erklärungen "Spectator". - Am unteren halblinken Rand Kartusche mit Erklärungen und Meilenzeiger. - Unten links Stecherangabe. - Sehr seltene Karte die es auch in einem späteren Zustand mit der Adresse von "J.J. Turneijsen seel. Wittib. & Eerben scul. Basel 1734" gibt. - Diese steht bei der Erklärungskartusche, die dann auch mit deutschem Text und Buchstaben von A - P verändert worden ist. - Vorliegende Karte 1. Zustand. - Bei unserem Exemplar wurde die Jahreszahl getilgt. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Nouvelles de la République des Lettres

      Desbordes - Pain - Mortier 1684-1718, Amsterdam - Legature coeve in piena pelle con nervi e ricchi fregi oro al ds. Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati in coloritura omogenea. Alcuni volumi recano al piatto anteriore la scritta in oro M. De Prangins . Ottime condizioni generali, salvo poche cuffie danneggiate. Interni freschi (carte ingiallite in tre voll.) e ben conservati (solo il Tomo I del 1704 ha uno strappo al frontespizio). Tutto il pubblicato (per lo più in prima o seconda edizione): insieme ai volumi curati da Bayle (marzo 1684-febbraio 1687), le continuazioni - intervallate da anni in cui la pubblicazione della rivista venne sospesa - di Daniel de Larroque e Jean Le Clerc (marzo-agosto 1687), Jean Barrin (settembre 1687-aprile 1689), Jacques Bernard (gennaio 1699-dicembre 1710, gennaio 1716-aprile 1718), Jean Le Clerc (maggio-giugno 1718). Si tratta del primo periodico che si prefisse l obiettivo di analizzare e segnalare al Pubblico (in precedenza lo scambio di informazioni e di valutazioni si svolgeva nella stretta cerchia degli intellettuali) le edizioni contemporanee pubblicate in Europa (Francia e Olanda soprattutto, ma anche Inghilterra, Svezia, Germania, Italia, ecc.) riguardanti gli argomenti più interessanti nel mondo pre-illuministico come la filosofia cartesiana, le religioni (con molteplici note sulla religione cattolica e protestante, ma anche con segnalazioni di studi sulla chiesa anglicana, sulla storia e gli usi degli ebrei, ecc.), i viaggi, le invenzioni ed i progressi delle scienze fisiche e matematiche e della medicina, e - sia pure in minor misura - le opere storiche e letterarie. Opera completa (descrizione conforme in B.N.F.) molto rara, quasi introvabile nel mercato antiquario, di questo eccezionale periodico (pubblicato in lingua francese in Olanda per sfuggire alla censura presente in Francia) che - come testimoniano le ripetute edizioni - ebbe ungrande successo in ambito europeo. 12mo (cm. 13,8), 66 Voll., ciascuno di circa 400 pp. con disegni n.t. e tavv. f.t. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MID-ATLANTIC STATES & NEW ENGLAND: Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae Nec Non partis Virginiae Tabula multis in locis emendata.

      - A fine example of Nicholas Visscher’s decorative archetype map of the ‘New Netherlands’, embracing the Mid-Atlantic region and New England. This sumptuous work of Dutch Baroque cartography depicts America’s Atlantic Seaboard from Virginia up to Maine. While this example is updated to 1684, the map evokes the era of ‘Nieuw Nederland’ the colony operated in the Mid-Atlantic region by the Dutch West India Company (the WIC) from 1613 to 1664, centred on ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’ (New York City). The eminent historian Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes described Visscher’s map as giving "the best and most complete representation that we have of New Netherland during the Dutch period; it may correctly be described as a scientific map, in the making of which advantage was taken of all the material available". (Stokes, Iconography, vol. II, p. 118) The first edition of the map was made in 1655, when the Dutch held dominance over the Mid-Atlantic region, and were in the process of expelling the Swedes, who had established a small colony near the mouth of the Delaware River. In 1664, the English, who had already established colonies in Chesapeake Bay and New England, which geographically ‘sandwiched’ the New Netherlands, conquered New Amsterdam and with it all of Dutch North America. While the Dutch briefly regained control of New York in 1673, they soon left for good, ensuring that the New Netherlands would only live on in the realm of nostalgia. Curiously, in spite of the Dutch bias of the map, an example of the first edition of 1655 was entered as evidence in the long running boundary dispute between the English colonies of Lord Baltimore’s Maryland and William Penn’s Pennsylvania. The map is dominated by Dutch nomenclature, as much of the Mid-Atlantic is named ‘Nova Belgica sive Nieuw Nederlandt’. New York Harbor is designated as the ‘Groote Rivier’ (the Great Rivier), the Hudson River is the ‘Noort Rivier’, the Delware River is the ‘Zuydt Rivier’, while the Catskills as the ‘t’ Landt van Kats Kill’, Long Island is ‘t’ Lange Eylandt’, Cape Cod is labeled ‘Nieuw Hollandt’, Martha’s Vineyard is ‘Texel’ or ‘Elizabets Eylandt’ and Nantucket is ‘Vlielant’ (the latter two places being names after parts of the Frisian Island chain in the Netherlands). However, as the preset edition of map was issued after the fall of the Dutch hegemony, various English names have crept in, including’ ‘Nieuw Jorck’ (New York), ‘Nieu Iarsey’ (New Jersey) ‘Pensylvania’, ‘Niew Englandt’ (New England) and Virginia. Numerous Native American villages and place names are labeled, including ‘Conittecock’, the origin of the name Connecticut. The map features many early Dutch and Swedish settlements, including ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’ (New York City, founded 1624), ‘t’ Fort Orangie’ (Albany, New York, founded 1617), ‘Beukelen’ (Brooklyn), ‘t’ Fort de Goede hoop’ (Harford, Connecticut, founded 1623); ‘t Fort Christina’ (the main Swedish settlement in America from 1638 to 1655, on the site of present day Wilmington, Delaware), ‘Fort Nassau’ (Gloucester City, New Jersey, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia). Several English settlements rare also depicted, including ‘James Towne’ (Viginia, founded in 1607), ‘Neu Pleymout’ (Plymouth, Massachusetts, founded in 1620) ‘Stamfort’ and ‘Milfort’ (Stamford and Milford, Connecticut). Most importantly, the present edition of the map labels Philadelphia, a very early appearance for the ‘City of Brotherly Love’, which was only founded by William Penn the year before this map was printed. One of the most magnificent features of the map is the fine profile view of New Amsterdam that appears in the lower right, being amongst the earliest obtainable views of New York City. Stokes asserted that the view is based on a sketch made sometime between 1651 and 1653, prior to the construction of the wall which ran among the northern perimeter of New Amsterdam, today commemorated by New York’s Wall Street. The map is further adorned with a bird’s eye view of t

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

      Paris, 1684. 12mo. Bound to style in gilt calf, spine elaborately gilt. Very good. Lacks the map. A reissue of the first edition, published the previous year, with the original sheets but a new titlepage, of 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. "In 1684 sheets of this 1683 edition were slightly altered in two issues: the first merely adding a numeral I to the date; the second substituting a new titlepage with 1684 date and Auroy's imprint" - Howes. This copy is the latter, with the new titlepage. 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. It also includes an account of Hennepin's captivity among the Sioux. Few works in the history of American exploration are of greater importance. An important and foundational work.

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        Zwey nachdänkliche Traum-Gesichte, von dess Türcken Untergang. Zweifels ohn von göttlicher Direction. Herauss gelassen von mehrmals zugetroffen erfahrnem Designante Somniatore.

      [Ulm, Matthäus Wagner, 1684]. - 4to. (2), "31" (= 29), (1) pp. With engraved frontispiece (an allegory of the 1683 Ottoman defeat) and headpieces. Side-stitched in modern wrappers, green edges. Rare pamphlet describing two dreams supposedly predicting the fall of the Ottoman Empire. It was written by the German composer and novelist Daniel Speer (1636-1707) under the pseudonym "Designante Somniatore" and opens with some remarks on prophetic dreams with reference to the Old Testament. Speer's pamphlet, written immediately after the 1683 Battle of Vienna, expresses a deep-seated fear of the Ottoman Empire, which, thrusting into the heart of Europe, seemed a serious threat to Christianity. With manuscript annotation on the back of the frontispiece by "Joannes Jacobus Hausmohr", 1685, and contemporary ownership of the Salzburg Theological Seminary ("Ex libris Seminarij Salisb.") on title page. In good condition. VD 17, 3:310364C. Not in Atabey or Blackmer. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Historical Explication of What There is Most Remarkable in That Wonder of the World, the French King's House at Versailles, and in That of Monsieur, at St. Cloud

      London: Matthew Turner, 1684. [22], 140pp, [2]. Later mid nineteenth-century full calf, smooth back, oval morocco title label, remainder of spine gilt, covers with seed head and single fillet border infilled with repeated fleur-de-lis pattern in gilt, roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., comb and curl marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, corners lightly bumped. Internally some light browning, running titles occasionally shaved to head, one or two marginal repairs, light stain to head of title running through the first signature, signature G has a small ink stain to fore-edge, G2 has a small split just catching text but with no loss of sense, with an old repair to reverse, advertisement leaf is slightly chipped to fore-edge. Lacking front and rear blanks, table of contents bound in after title instead of rear. Wing M2721, Estc showing at the BL and Bodleian only in the UK, with five locations in the US (Folger, Getty, Huntington, NYPL and Yale) and one other (Otago). First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 12mo.

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        A Relation or Diary of the Siege of Vienna.

      London, printed for William Nott and George Wells, 1684. - 4to. (6), 112 pp. (but: 108 pp.; pp. 61-64 skipped in pagination). With large engraved map of Vienna and its environs; wants an additional plan. Contemporary calf; spine repaired; leading edges gilt. All edges sprinkled in red. First English translation. The Imperial Councillor of War J. P. a Vaelckeren was sick in Vienna in 1683, when the Turks surrounded the city. His report of the siege and liberation of the city quickly spread throughout Europe in numerous editions and translations. - Wants the map of Vienna; the corresponding "explanation of figures" is present in the preliminaries. Early 19th c. ownership "H. E. Somerville" to pastedown. A good copy of this rare English imprint. Sturminger 2953. Apponyi II, 1132. ESTC R28429. Gugitz I, 485. Cf. Kábdebo, p. 43f.Cf. Mayer 576ff. Cf. Jöcher IV, 1381. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Venus belegert en ontset. Oft verhandelinge van de pokken, druipers, chankers, klap-ooren en des selfs toevallen. 2e druk, een derden vermeerdert en verbetert, Amsterdam, Tim. ten Hoorn, 1688 [op geetste titel 1685].

      Gebonden in half leren band in oude stijl, (8)+456+(6) pag. Geillustreerd met fraaie geetste titelpagina (medici aan het werk) en 8 platen, gesigneerd J. Harrewijn, 1684. Zeldzaam werk over geslachtsziekten (STCN slechts 2 ex.) met teksten van Sydenham, Sylvius, Wier en Everaar.

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        Les Lettres de S. Augustin, traduites en Francois sur l'edition nouvelle. Des Peres Benedictins de la Congregation de S. Maur, ou elles sont rangées selon l'ordre des temps, revues et corrigees sur les anciens manuscripts, Et augmentées de quelques Lettres qui n'avoient pas encore paru: avec des notes sur les points d'histoire, de Chronogie, & autres qui peuvent avoir besoin d'éclaircissement.

      Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard 1684 - 6 volumes, (66) 608 (32), (12) 668 (48), (14) 630 (46), (16) 648 (41), (16) 662 (32), (16) 616 (38) p. Contemporary Leather, 8° (volume 2 rebacked) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Historical Explication of What There is Most Remarkable in That Wonder of the World, the French King's House at Versailles, and in That of Monsieur, at St. Cloud

      Matthew Turner, London 1684 - [22], 140pp, [2]. Later mid nineteenth-century full calf, smooth back, oval morocco title label, remainder of spine gilt, covers with seed head and single fillet border infilled with repeated fleur-de-lis pattern in gilt, roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., comb and curl marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, corners lightly bumped. Internally some light browning, running titles occasionally shaved to head, one or two marginal repairs, light stain to head of title running through the first signature, signature G has a small ink stain to fore-edge, G2 has a small split just catching text but with no loss of sense, with an old repair to reverse, advertisement leaf is slightly chipped to fore-edge. Lacking front and rear blanks. Wing M2721, Estc showing at the BL and Bodleian only in the UK, with five locations in the US (Folger, Getty, Huntington, NYPL and Yale) and one other (Otago) Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KÖNIGSBERG. Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund sitzender Zeichner.

      - Kupferstich von J.J. Vogel aus Hartknoch, 1684, 17 x 27 cm. Mit gestochenen Erklärungen A - Z und a - e links unten. - Dekorative Ansicht. Selten!

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        Gesamtans., über die Weichsel, i. Himmel Spruchband, unten links Erklärungen v. A - Q.

      - Kupferstich v. Pietesch aus Hartknoch, Alt- u. Neues Preussen., 1684, 16 x 27,7 Bott/Holzammer, Nr. 325.

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        Hallelujah, Dat is: Godt in den Sondaar Verheerlijkt, Ofte Verhandelinge van het Grote Genadenwerk Godes in Christo, of van het Verbond der Genade, na den Ewigen Raad des Vredes tusschen God den Vader en den Soon, met den Sondaar aangegaan, en desselfs Bedeeling in 't oude en nieuwe Testament. Mitsgaders van het Saligmakende Gelove, en daar op vogende goederen, tot betragtinge der ware Godzaligheid. Vertaald door Wilhelm Vos.

      Amsterdam, Jan Bouman 1684 - (48) 401 p. Opnieuw gebonden half Perkament, 4° (titelpagina in kopie, met aantekeningen in de marge in oud handschrift, DLV1-U20)

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        SATYRAE [together with] SATYRARUM

      Henricum Wetstenium, Amstelaedami (Amsterdam) 1684 - Thick 8vo, This is a new edition ("Editio Nova"), with commentaries, a life of Juvenal, and a bibliography of various editions. Decimus Junius Juvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet (1st to 2nd century AD), who wrote a series of poems which, together, are called the "Satires" ("Satyrae"). He wrote at least 16 poems in dactylic hexameter form, which were divided between five books, and which covered many, if not most, aspects of life in pagan Rome. There is no complete list of Juvenal's manuscripts but at least 500 medieval copies are known to exist. This copy is bound in vellum with an eleborate device embossed in gilt on the front board. As was the practice then, the spine is hand-lettered with the title, year, and showing was appears to be a Roman soldier, flanked by two maidens in front of whom kneels a satyr. All 16 of the poems are present, followed by a comprehensive index. The text encompasses 525 pages, but the index is unpaginated. Bound-in after this is the "Satyrarum" (Satirarum) of the 1st century AD Roman satiric poet Auli Persii Flacci (Aulus Persius Flaccus); in six books of 112 pages with an unpaginated index at end. Text throughout is in Latin. All pages clean, althought there is some rippling. One small burn hole (?) to front cover, usual staining to vellum, althought less than might otherwise be expected. Binding is good, although front hinge starting. Overall, a good, to good plus, copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Macedonia,map,anno 1684, de Rossi, scarce

      Rossi G. de - Macedonia,map,anno 1684, de Rossi, scarce Copperengraving, edited by G. de Rossi, anno 1684, engraved by Giacomo Cantelli, "MACEDONIA EPIRO LIVADIA ALBANIA E IANNA", printed on thick paper, only little brownish, no cracs, size of the leaf: 47x62 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Andrews / Long Family prayer book] : The Book of Common Prayer [1682]; The New Testament. [1679]; The Whole Book of Psalms . [1684].

      [Various publishers] [Various dates], London - Octavo (18 cm); three works in one volume. The Book of Common Prayer: [Oxford]: for Thomas Guy, 1682. [168] (of 169?) leaves, lacks printed title page. Engraved title page torn at upper right with some loss. Worm trails. Collation (varies from ESTC copy) pi, A-U\8, X\4, lacking pi; engraved title page showing a cathedral nave; armorial tail piece with crest of Charles II. The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior.: London: printed by John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1679. [192] leaves. Collation varies from ESTC entry, and from any of the copies collated in Darlowe and Moule, viz: Aa\8-Aaa\8. The Whole Book of Psalms: Collected into English Metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. London: The Company of Stationers, 1684. [2], 131, [19] pages, last blank. Bound in contemporary full calf tooled in blind with floral and geometric motives on both boards. Binding worn. Armorial bookplate of Robert Andrews (1703-1763) on lower pastedown. Armorial bookplate of William Long (1817-1886) on upper pastedown, showing the Long crest and motto with handwritten inscription to Elizabeth Hare Long from her aunt, Elizabeth Nott, "grandaughter [sic] of Robert Andrews." Manuscript family record of births and deaths on front blanks and on inserted leaf in the hand of Robert Andrews (1703-1763), lawyer and property developer. "No builder or developer played a greater role in making the Grosvenors' Mayfair estate a byword for high-quality Georgian housing," according to DNB. Andrews became the attorney for many of Britain's aristocratic families, including that of Frederick, Prince of Wales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Several Tracts . . . viz, I. A Discourse of Religion on Three Heads II. A Treatise touching Provision for the Poor III. A Letter to his Children, Advising them how to behave themselves in their Speech IV. A Letter to one of his Sons [etc.]. Wing H259

      Printed by J. Playford for W. Shrowsbery [etc.], London 1684 - b7811mporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, a few markings, else quite sound, with separate title pages for all but the first work; the Taussig copy Four works reflecting Hale's wide-ranging thinking and humanity, including the "most considered summary of his later religious ideas" and his plan ("well in advance of his times") for a public trading corporation to alleviate unemployment

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        A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF ALL THE LAWS OF VIRGINIA NOW IN FORCE. CAREFULLY COPIED FROM THE ASSEMBLY RECORDS. TO WHICH IS ANNEXED AN ALPHABETICAL TABLE.

      London: T.J. for J.P.sold by Tho Mercer, [1684]. - [6],300,[22]pp. (pp.145-148 mispaginated). Title within double rules, 4pp. dedication to Francis Lord Howard, 22pp. Index. Period marginalia by Ruffin throughout, identifying acts which have been repealed or amended. [bound with:] [MANUSCRIPT TRUE COPY OF THE ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED IN 1684 AND 1685]. 1p. table in the hand of Ruffin; 27pp. manuscript giving the text of nine acts passed at session of the Assembly beginning April 1684 (copy signature of Thomas Milner, Clerk of the Assembly); 16pp. manuscript giving the text of eleven acts (copy signature of Major Robert Beverley); 1p. early 18th-century manuscript recording the births of Robert Ruffin's grandchildren (in the hand of his son, Robert Ruffin the younger). Very good. Folio. Expertly bound to style in period gilt calf, spine gilt with raised bands, morocco label. Very good. Provenance: Robert Ruffin (c. 1646-1693, signature on title, dated 1687/8); Robert Ruffin (1681-1720, manuscript birth record); Daniel Call (early signature); John MacNair (signature on title, "New Orleans Oct 23 '52). The second published collection of the statutes of Virginia, covering the acts passed by the General Assembly between 1662 and 1682, including seminal material relating to slavery and Bacon's Rebellion: this copy with contemporary manuscript acts passed at 1684-85 sessions and with original provenance to a Virginia landowner and sheriff from Surry County. The genesis of the printing of these laws is recounted by Hall in THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK IN AMERICA, vol. I: "By the early 1680s the situation was becoming critical once again in Virginia. For reasons unknown, in the years since 1662 the assembly contented itself with scribal [i.e. manuscript] publication. That system yielded an interesting set of artifacts in the wake of Bacon's Rebellion, for the reformist legislation enacted by the assembly that met in June 1676 was subsequently repealed [see pp.197-199 of the present volume], obliging county clerks to eliminate the offending pages from their cache of manuscripts. The initiative to resume the technology of printing came from a first generation planter-merchant and sometime member of the House of Burgesses, John Buckner, who imported a press from Virginia along with an experienced printer William Nuthead, to run it. Nuthead set to work in late 1682 printing the session laws from the assembly that met in 1680, only to encounter the wrath of Governor Culpeper and the council, who in February 1683, having reviewed the first two sheets to pass the press, halted the process on the grounds that Buckner the printer had not been duly licensed. [Nuthead subsequently left Virginia with his press for Maryland].In the event it was an unauthorized edition that gave Virginians their second statute book.The intermediary was John Purvis, a London-based ship captain and merchant who often came to Virginia; laying hands on a manuscript compilation, Purvis took it back to London to be printed and returned with copies, some of which contained additional blank pages [as the present example]. In April 1684 the Virginia government repudiated the book on the grounds that it was published without License and directed county courts not to use it. Even so.the book seems to have passed into general use, for several of the surviving copies [including the present] bear handwritten notations indicating the repeal or altering of laws. Of more importance, some owners used these books to record new session laws on blank pages bound in with the printed text for this purpose [as in this copy]." Besides the many laws about tobacco, trade, duties, courts, roads, agriculture, etc., two categories of laws found within this volume bear specific mention: those related to Bacon's Rebellion and those concerning slavery. Earlier historians of presented Bacon's Rebellion during 1676 as a fore-shadowing of 1776, with Bacon cast as a proto-Revolutionary who was attempting to overthrow an oppressive government appo

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        Les Provinciales ou Lettres escrittes par Louis de Montalte, A un Provincial de ses amis & aux RR. PP. Jesuites, sur la Morale & la Politique de ces Peres: Traduites en Latin par Guillaume Wendrock, Theologien de Saltzbourg. En Espagnol par le Sr. Gratien Cordero, de Burgos. Et en Italien par le Sr. Cosimo Brunetti, Gentil-Homme Florentin.

      Köln, Balthasar Winfelt, 1684 - 8°, 20 Bl., 613 S., OPerg. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel., Das Werk erschien anonym in Bruxelles bei E.-H. Fricx. - Brunet IV, 396. Tchemerzine IX, 70. - Sehr seltene Ausgabe der "Lettres", neben dem französischen Originaltext zum ersten Mal die lateinische, spanische u. italienische Übersetzung in vier Kolumnen enthaltend. -Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) verfasste 1656/57 eine Serie anonymer satirisch-polemischer Broschüren. Diese waren sehr erfolgreich und wurden 1657 in Holland unter dem Titel «Provinciales, ou Lettres de Louis de Montalte à un provincial de ses amis et aux R. R. PP. Jésuites sur la morale et la politique de ces pères» als Buch gedruckt. Es sind achtzehn Briefe eines fiktiven Paris-Reisenden namens Montalte, von denen die ersten zehn an einen fiktiven Freund in der heimatlichen Provinz gerichtet sind, die nächsten sechs an die Pariser Jesuitenpatres insgesamt und die letzten beiden speziell an den Beichtvater des Königs. In diesen Briefen beschreibt Montalte zunächst in der Rolle eines theologisch unbeschlagenen und naiven jungen Adeligen, wie Jesuiten ihm altklug und herablassend ihre Theologie erklären; später, nachdem er quasi seine Lektion gelernt hat, beginnt er mit ihnen zu diskutieren und so scharfsinnig wie witzig ihre Lehren ad absurdum zu führen. Pascal persiflierte und attackierte so die zwar gewissermaßen verbraucherfreundliche, aber tendenziell opportunistische und oft spitzfindige Theologie ? die berühmte Kasuistik ? der Jesuiten und entlarvte ihren sehr weltlichen Machthunger. Die «Lettres provinciales» hatten, obwohl sie nach der Nr. 5 verboten wurden, bei Erscheinen der Buchausgabe auf den Index kamen und 1660 sogar vom Henker verbrannt wurden, großen und langandauernden Erfolg und bedeuteten längerfristig den Anfang vom Ende der Allmacht der Jesuiten, zumindest in Frankreich. Wegen ihrer Klarheit und Präzision gelten sie als ein Meisterwerk der französischen Prosa, das ihrem Autor einen Platz unter den Klassikern der französischen Literaturgeschichte verschaffte. 1200 gr.

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        La Fortune Marastre de plusieurs Princes & grands Seigneurs de toutes Nations, Depuis environ deux Siècles

      Jean Prins et Adriaen Marston 1684 In - 18 (135 x 82 mm), veau blond, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin vert, losange à froid sur les plats, triple filet or et dentelle à froid en encadrement, dentelle sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure romantique milieu XIXe). Edition rare, illustrée d'un frontispice et 8 eaux - fortes hors texte. Ex - libris Lord Northwick. (dos frotté, manque à la coiffe supérieure, menus frottements sur les coins, réparation sur les marges du frontispice, et sur le haut d'un feuillet, petite mouillure claire au coin supérieur des pages 47 à 103, rousseurs éparses). / / 18o (135 x 82 mm), blond calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, green morocco label, blind lozenge on covers, triple gilt fillet and blind dentelle border, dentelle on turns - in and inside, gilt edges (romantic binding middle of 19th - cent.). Rare edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and 8 etched plates. Ex - libris Lord Northwick. (spine rubbed, lack on top of spine, minor rubbings on corners, restoration on margins of frontispiece and on top of a leaf, little light water - stain on top corner of pages 47 - 103, scattered spots).

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        Compendium medico-chymicum, seu accurata medendi methodus, quae excellentissimis medicamentis, tam Europae, quam Indiae Orientali proficuis, repleta, rariores observationes, & curiosam optimorum medicamentorum, in libelli hujus formulis contentorum, praeparationem exhibet. Auctior et emendatior.

      Augsburg, Gottlieb Göbel, 1684.. 8vo. (12), 475, (11) pp., final blank. With engr. frontispiece and several woodcuts in the text. Contemp. vellum. Traces of ties. All edges coloured.. Second, expanded edition (previously published in Batavia, 1679). Includes (p. 387ff.): "Pharmacopoeia indica, in qua continentur medicamenta, in compendio medico allegata". The East-India traveller, naturalist and physician Herman Niklas Grim (1641-1711), "a Dane by birth, travelled widely, and had a great knowledge of foreign samples" (Feruguson). He wrote important works on the pharmaceutical flora of Asia and southern Africa. - Insignificant marginal dampstaining near beginning; some foxing throughout. Contemp. ownership on pastedown: "Ex dono [...] Georgii Agricolae Cammerarii ex parochi Wullenstett". From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). - VD 17, 23:644469E. Krivatsy 5005. Waller 3747 (citing "[12], 551, [55] pp."; no such edition known in VD 17). Cf. Ferguson I, 347 (note).

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        Collections of travels through Turky into Persia, and the East-Indies. Giving an account of the present state of those countries.

      London, Moses Pitt, 1684.. Folio (204 x 309 mm). 6 parts in one vol. (24), 264 pp. (2), 214 pp. (6), 113, (1) pp. 154, (2) pp. 87, (1) pp. 66 pp. With 37 engr. plates (many folding). Period-style full panelled calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine on raised bands with red morocco spine label. Marbled endpapers.. The first collected edition in English, translated by John Phillips and Henry Oldenburg: an account of Tavernier's travels to Turkey, Persia, India, and Japan (with large map of Japan), containing reports about the Japanese persecution of the Christians and the Dutch settlements in the Far East. Book Two, chapter Nine of the Persian Travels is of particular interest, as it contains an account of Tavernier's voyage through the Arabian Gulf, mentioning Bahrain, Bandar Abbas, Qeshm, and Hormuz and making observations on the pearl-fishing, people and navigation of the Gulf. There is also a bird's-eye map of the Strait of Hormuz showing the Musandam Peninsula (peppered with palm trees and captioned "A promontorie of Arabia the happey"), Hormuz, Larak, and Qeshm island, as well as Bandar Abbas and Bandar Kong on the Persian side. Intruguingly, this engraved map also includes depth soundings throughout the Gulf, making it useful as an early "Persian Gulf Pilot". A separate, illustrated chapter discusses extensively the invaluable pearl in the collection of the Imam of Muscat. Another illustrated chapter discusses "The Money of Arabia". In general, the plates depict festivals, processions, costumes, views, and images of the Eastern flora and fauna as well as coins and gems. - Title-page rehinged. Repaired tear to first leaf of contents. Faint marginal dampstain along lower edge of first several leaves; occasional browning, final leaves of text cleaned with some minor marginal restoration, but well-preserved on the whole. Handsome period-style calf-gilt binding fine. - Blackmer 1632. Wing T251A, T252, T253. Campbell (Japan) 28. Cox I, 275f. OCLC 6071990. Cf. Wilson 223. Howgego T14. Severin 104-113. Not in Atabey or Weber.

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        The Statutes at Large in Paragraphs and Sections or Numbers, from Magna Charta until this time

      London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill, et al., 1684. . Thick folio. 15 x 9.75 x 3.75 inches. 1527 pp. plus 171 page index. Full early leather with 6 raised band. Binding cracked at hinges. Title somewhat frayed and repaired, with early writing. Later Bookplate with motto "Taxis kai kosmos": and name "Schmidtchen." Huge black-letter collection. The whole of English history, via its statutes from the time of the Magna Charta through all of its growth to time of publication. Very scarce. Wing [K119] locating only one copy in America. Research indicates that with each edition, the book had added statutes. It seems the most common edition is the 1676 edition. No auction record for this 1684 edition. Part of title page reproduced.

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        Le Cours du Danube ou sont La Baviere, L'Austriche et la Boheme, Par P. Du-Val Geographe Ordinaire du Roy, 1684. A Paris, Chez l'Autheur, en l'Isle u Palais. Avec Privilege du Roy.':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich b. Pierre Duval in Paris, dat. 1684, 40 x 53 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 406. - Zeigt den Donaulauf von Visegrád in Ungarn bis Donauwörth in Bayern sowie im Norden Prag und im Süden Norditalien und Kroatien. - Oben rechts Titelkopfleiste. - Oben links Meilenzeiger. - Seltene Karte. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Mechanicorum libro octo. In quibus uno eodemque principio vectis vires physice explicantur & geometrice demonstrantur, atque machinarum omnis generis componendarum methodus proponitur.

      Lyon, Anisson, Jean Poseul and Claude Rigaud, 1684 - 4to (231 x 160 mm), pp [xvi] 799, with printer's device on title and numerous woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text; some very slight browning in text, a very good copy in eighteenth-century half vellum and boards. £2250First edition of this detailed textbook of mechanics, demonstrating how Jesuit scientists were quite able to adopt and build upon Galileo's physics. Paolo Casati (1617-1707) was professor of mathematics at the Collegio Romano in Rome and later rector at the University of Parma from 1677 until his death. Besides his Mechanicorum, he was the author of Terra machinis mota, a treatise on determining the size of the earth written in the form of a dialogue, in five parts, amongst Galileo, Mersenne, and Guldin. Casati presents various methods for determining the true dimensions and weight of the whole earth.Riccardi I 272; Sommervogel II 801

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        Herbaria nuovo. Con figure, che rappresentano le vive piante, che nascono in tutta Europa, & nell' Indie orientali, & occidentali, con versi latini, che comprendono le facoltà de i semplici medicamenti, e con discorsi che dimostrano i nomi, le spetie, la forma, il loco, il tempo . con aggionta de i discorsi a quelle figure, che erano nell' appendice fatti da Gio. Maria Ferro. Spetiale alla Sanita; & hora in questa novissima Impressione vi si è posto in fine l'Herbe Thè, Caffè, Ribes de gli Arabi; e Cioccolata.

      Gian Giacomo Hertz,, Venedig, 1684 - Venedig, Gian Giacomo Hertz, 1684. Folio. 6 n.n. Bl., 480 S. 14 n.n. Bl. Index. Mit gestochener Titelvignette und ca. 900 Holzschnitten im Text. Neuer Pergamentband im Stile der Zeit. Pritzel 2552. Nicht bei Nissen. - Späte Ausgabe des erstmals 1585 erschienenen Kräuterbuches, hier mit dem Anhang von Ferro erweitert, mit Angaben zu Kaffee, Tee, und Schokolade. In alphabetischer Form gehaltenes, volkstümliches Herbar, das im 17. Jahrhundert mehrere Auflagen erlebte, nördlich der Alpen jedoch selten angeboten wird. - Vereinzelt fingerfleckig. Einband mit Hilfe des alten Einbandmaterials fachgerecht erneuert. - Gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Neuer Pergamentband im Stile der Zeit.

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        Les Provinciales ou Lettres Ecrittes par Louis de Montalte. Traduites en Latin par Guillaume Wendrock. En Espagnol par le Sr. Gratien Cordero. Et en Italien par le Sr. Cosimo Brunetti.

      chez Balthasar Winfelt,, A Cologne (ma Bruxelles), 1684 - Cm. 19, pp. (40) 613 (1). Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Bella leg. del tempo in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su tassello. Tagli rossi. Qualche trascurabile abrasione ai piatti e sporadiche bruniture, ma bell'esemplare, stampato su carta di buona qualità. Prima edizione plurilingue, rara e ricercata. Cfr. Brunet IV, 396; Graesse V, 145. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Comparaisons des grands hommes de l'Antiquité qui ont excellé dans les EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez François Muguet, 1684. Fine. Chez François Muguet, à Paris 1684, in-4 (18,5x25cm), xxviij ; 305pp. (20) 388pp. (12), deux tomes reliés en un volume. - Edition originale, rare, parue anonymement, citée par Barbier dans son Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque du Conseil d'Etat. Plein veau brun de l'époque. spine à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons dorés. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. spine-end de tête élimée, même chose pour la spine-end de queue. Epidermures. Une pâle mouillure marginale. Le père Rapin, entré chez les jésuites en 1639 fut, outre un poète latin apprécié de son temps, un critique, un historien et un théologien. La méthode de la comparaison ou de la confrontation entre deux oeuvres ou deux personnages fut souvent utilisée au XVIIe, l'auteur ainsi étudie des doublons comme Démosthène et Ciceron, Homère et Virgile, Thucidide et Tite-Live, Platon et Aristote, opposant à chaque fois deux grands personnages d'une même discipline, deux oeuvres, deux pensées. Cette première partie est suivie de Réflexions sur les 4 parties qui forment les belles-lettres : la poétique, l'éloquence, l'histoire et la philosophie ; l'ensemble de ces dissertations suivent une conception aristotélicienne du discours. Bien que ce type d'oeuvres sur les écrivains de l'Antiquité eut de nombreux suiveurs, il faut reconnaître à Rapin un sérieux éminent et une grande connaissance de son sujet ; il constitue un témoignage éloquent de ce que furent les belles-lettres au XVIIe siècle. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, parue anonymement, citée par Barbier dans son Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque du Conseil d'Etat. Reliure en plein veau brun de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons dorés. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Coiffe de tête élimée, même chose pour la coiffe de queue. Epidermures. Une pâle mouillure marginale. Le père Rapin, entré chez les jésuites en 1639 fut, outre un poète latin apprécié de son temps, un critique, un historien et un théologien. La méthode de la comparaison ou de la confrontation entre deux oeuvres ou deux personnages fut souvent utilisée au XVIIe, l'auteur ainsi étudie des doublons comme Démosthène et Ciceron, Homère et Virgile, Thucidide et Tite-Live, Platon et Aristote, opposant à chaque fois deux grands personnages d'une même discipline, deux oeuvres, deux pensées. Cette première partie est suivie de Réflexions sur les 4 parties qui forment les belles-lettres : la poétique, l'éloquence, l'histoire et la philosophie ; l'ensemble de ces dissertations suivent une conception aristotélicienne du discours. Bien que ce type d'oeuvres sur les écrivains de l'Antiquité eut de nombreux suiveurs, il faut reconnaître à Rapin un sérieux éminent et une grande connaissance de son sujet ; il constitue un témoignage éloquent de ce que furent les belles-lettres au XVIIe siècle.

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        DECLARACIÓN MAGISTRAL SOBRE LAS EMBLEMAS DE ANDRÉS ALCIATO. Con todas las Historias, Antigüedades, Moralidad, y Doctrina, tocante a las buenas costumbres.

      - Valencia. Por Francisco Mestre, Impresor de la Santa Inquisición junto al Molino de la Rovella. A costa de Francisco Duarte, mercader de libros. Año 1684. 20x15 cm. portada con Emblema + 3 h. gran escudo heráldico, dedicatoria, aprobación + 716 págs. + 8 h. de tablas, con 211 Emblemas con orla grabados Xilográficamente, y Cup de Lampe. Mal paginado, la 43 pone 41 ¿ 195 pone 295 ¿ 205 pone 207 ¿ 365 pone 349 ¿ 368 pone 351. pero completo. Pleno pergamino época, cierres de lacería, titulo caligráfico en el lomo, limpio y buenos márgenes. # heráldica. Emblemas. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le triomphe de Pradon EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Lyon: S.n., 1684. Fine. S.n., A Lyon 1684, in 12 (10x15,5cm), (12) 88pp., relié. - First Edition. A frontispiece representing Mercury whipping a satire. Full mottled calf late eighteenth century. Smooth back decorated. Part of title in red morocco. Rubbed Caps. Pamphlet against Boileau who had ridiculed in his satires. The book is an examination of the works of Boileau. Nicolas Pradon says Jacques Pradon (1632-1698) is the author of eight tragedies. He is most famous for his rivalry with Racine and the quality of its parts. Racine would have said: "The only difference between me and Pradon is that I can write. "He was the party elders in the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Un frontispice représentant Mercure fouettant un satire. Reliure en plein veau marbré fin XVIIIe. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes frottées. Pamphlet contre Boileau qui l'avait ridiculisé dans ses satires. L'ouvrage est un examen des oeuvres de Boileau. Nicolas Pradon, dit Jacques Pradon (1632-1698) est l'auteur de 8 tragédies. Il est plus célèbre pour sa rivalité avec Racine que par la qualité de ses pièces. Racine aurait dit : « La seule différence entre Pradon et moi est que moi je sais écrire. » Il fut du parti des anciens dans la querelle des Anciens et des Modernes.

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        Firenze città nobilissima illustrata. Prima, Seconda, e Terza Parte del Primo Libro.

      Nella Stamperia della Stella,, In Firenze, 1684 - Cm. 24,5, pp. (20) 571 (9) (8). Tra le pp. 480 e 481 sono inoltre inserite 2 carte con autonomo frontespizio. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con giglio fiorentino centrale e 5 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame (anche ripiegate). Solida ed elegante legatura di poco posteriore in piena pergamena semirigida con nervi passanti, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli manoscritti. Esemplare marginoso e genuini, in uno stato di conservazione desiderabile. Il presente esemplare risulta interamente postillato, in grafia assai chiara ed elegante, dallo storico fiorentino Liborio Alessandrini, autore di ricerche in tema artistico ed i cui manoscritti sono conservati alla biblioteca di Firenze. Al frontespizio troviamo la sua nota di possesso. Asssai raro a reperirsi completo di tutte le tavole (Iccu ne cita solo tre) e con l'appendice delle 4 carte finali (tavola delle famiglie fiorentine e forestiere nominate in questo libro). Edizione originale, rimasta incompiuta e che viene considerata come una delle più importanti storie di Firenze e fonte indispensabile per la gran mole di notizie sulle opere d'arte della città. Cfr. Moreni: ".Comunque sia essa contiene bellissime notizie delle nostre chiese, e di altri luoghi pubblici"; Cicognara (4214) e Schlosser-Magnino p. 470 e 507. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANTWERPEN. "Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii". Grundriß von Antwerpen, umgeben von 3 Gesamtansichten aus verschiedenen Richtungen und 10 Teilansichten.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von N. Visscher nach C.J. Visscher, 1684, 46 x 56 cm. Aus dem 1684 erschienenen Atlas "Germaniae Inferiori". - Die Teilansichten zeigen u.a. Kathedrale, Rathaus, Börse, Hansehaus und verschiedene Kirchen. Mit einer Nebenkarte der weiteren Umgebung sowie drei Textfeldern mit gestochenen Erklärungen. - Die gesamte Karte mit den Ansichten in herrlichem, frischen Altkolorit.

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        L'Homme de Cour traduit de l'espagnol de Baltasar Gracian EDITION ORIGINALE

      AParis: Chez la Veuve-Martin& Jean Boudot, 1684. Fine. Chez la Veuve-Martin& Jean Boudot, AParis 1684, in-4 (19x25cm), (64) 326pp. (18), relié. - First edition of the Spanish translation of Baltasar Gracian by Amelot de la Houssaye. It is illustrated with a frontispiece (allegorical portraiture representing Louis XIV Vauban battleship drop a plan) of Peter the Pautre, a band of the same and another unsigned. The time of binding, brown speckled full calf. 5 spine nerves decorated with boxes and gilded florets and a part of title in red morocco. Cold net framing the boards. Cups and caps decorated with a double net guilt. All red sprinkled edges. joints and tail cap skilfully restored. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction de l'espagnol de Baltasar Gracian par Amelot de la Houssaye. Elle est illustrée d'un frontispice (portrait d'apparat allégorique représentant Louis XIV cuirassé déroulant un plan de Vauban) de Pierre le Pautre, d'un bandeau du même et d'un autre non signé.  Reliure de l'époque en plein veau brun moucheté. Dos à cinq nerfs, orné de caissons et fleurons dorés ainsi que d'une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Filet à froid en encadrement des plats. Coupes et coiffes ornées d'un double filet doré. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Mors et coiffe de queue habilement restaurés. Mors un peu fendu ainsi que quelques frottements. Taches d'encre des mentions manuscrites de la page de titre portant atteinte aux deux feuillets suivants. Quelques très pâles mouillures en marge haute du volume.  L'Homme de cour est un livre fondamental en cette fin du XVIIe siècle, et qui eut un écho retentissant dans toute l'Europe. D'une certaine façon, c'est une réaction contre le puritanisme, l'austérité et l'esprit des vanités propres au XVIIe siècle. Le livre réhabilite l'apparence comme coalescente de l'essence et justifie le mensonge ou la dissimulation par l'habileté politique et la bienséance, faisant du parfait homme de cour, un modèle insurpassé de "l'honnête homme". "L'apparence peut même, le cas échéant, suppléer le défaut de substance". L'oeuvre consiste en un recueil de 300 maximes dont le modèle caché est le roi Ferdinand II d'Aragon, dit "le Catholique", on y décèle une volonté et une habileté stylistique cherchant à condenser le maximum de sens dans le formule la plus brève et la plus concise possible. Cet homme de cour non seulement ressucite l'esprit chevaleresque mais fournira un modèle durable de perfection pour l'homme en société, pour le gentilhomme ou le dandy. Ex-dono biffés sur la page de titre.

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        BAYERN. - Atlas. - Circuli et Electoratus Bavariae geographica descriptio. - Bairen mit angrenzenden Landen in 28 Tabellen vorgestellt).

      Stridbeck,, Augsburg, 1684 - 22,5 x 30 cm. 14, 2, 46 Bl. Mit 29 grenzkolorierten Kupfertafeln. Pfister I, 476; Lentner 3154: "Seltenes Kartenwerk über das Churfürstentum Bayern um die Wende des 17. Jahrhunderts". - Die grenzkolorierten Karten lehnen sich an die Cosmographie von Apian an. Sie sind mit allerlei Emblemen, heraldischen Merkmalen, landschaftlichen Darstellungen, meteorologischen Hinweisen wie z.B. der vorherrschenden Windrichtung usw. versehen. Tafel 8 zeigt das Porträt des Kurfürsten Max Emanuel, zwei andere die Titelkartusche mit dem bayerischen Wappen und München im Hintergrund. Die letzte Tafel (Nr. 29) zeigt eine Übersicht und gibt die Anweisung, wie die 28 Tafeln zusammenzusetzen sind. - Der fehlende Textteil (Vorbericht und Register; 62 Bl.) und die Tabelle "Mappa triangularis" wurden in äußerst sorgfältiger Handschrift ergänzt. - Beiliegen: Der gestochene Titel und die gestochene Tabelle stammen aus einem anderen Exemplar und liegen lose bei. - Einband leicht angestaubt. Mit Exlibris. - "Meilenstein in Richtung moderne Verwaltungskarte" (Cartographia Bavariae 2.23 und S. 74, lateinische Ausgabe).

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        Missale Romanum, ex Decreto Sacro-sancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, Pii V. Pont. Max. jussu editum, et Clementis VIII. Primum, nunc denuo Urbani Papae VIII auctoritate recognitum. In quo Missae propriae de Sanctis etiam recentioribus quae usque ad anum 1684 editae suo quaeque loco & ordine ad longum, quaedam vero in fine Missalii positae sunt ad majorem Celebrantium commoditatem. Angeb.: Missae Propriae Sanctorum metropolitanae ecclesiae. Mit gest. Titelvignette. Ebd. J. J. Mayr 1773. 22 S.

      Salisburgi (Salzburg), Sebastiani Haubt et Melchioris Haan, 1684,. Titel in schwarz u. rot (mit gest. Vign.) + 33 unnum. Bl. (Introductio, Dedicatio etc. mit paschalischem Kalender) + 628 S. (mit 9 ganzseit. Kupfern und 9 gr. figürl. Kupferbordüren sowie zahlr. Holzschnitt-Initialen in Rot und Schwarz) + CXII + 1 Bl. + 22 S. (Missae propriae sanctorum metropolitanae Ecclesiae), zw. den Seiten ein paar handgeschriebene Zettel mit lat. Ergänzungen oder Kommentaren, leichte Wurmspuren und teilw. etwas fingerfleckig, ansonsten guter Zustand, Ledereinbd. d. Z. über Holzdeckeln auf 6 Bünden, mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenverg. und Goldschnitt, mit 2 Schliessen (ergänzt), wenige Wurmspuren, schönes Exemplar.. Reich illustriertes und durchgehend rubriziertes Missale von Salzburg mit sehr schönen und grattigen ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln eines unbekannten Meisters, jeweils gefolgt von einer Seite mit gestochener Randleiste mit szenischen Darstellungen aus der Hand von Sebastian Jenet, Kupferstecher und Verleger, in den 1640 und 50er Jahren in Graz tätig. Das Missale enthält auch Notenabbildungen und wird komplettiert durch das Messbuch für die Metropolitankirche der Erzdiözese selbst. Die Schliessen wurden fachmännisch ergänzt.Engr. title vignet, 9 beautiful fullsize engravings by an unknown artist and 9 engr. textborders by Sebastian Jenet, engraver from Graz. Contemp. richly gilt stamped calf with gilt edges. - Decorative printing in Red and Black. 1 short missel bound in. -Partly wormy and slightly fingerstained; binding sligthly rubbed, the missing original clasps were replaced. Overall well preserved and beautiful specimen.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Thieme-Becker 18, 503

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        Short Discourses Upon the Whole Common-Prayer, Designed to Inform the Judgment and Excite the Devotion

      Samuel Roycroft for Robert Clavell, London, 1684. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Leather scuffed, edges worn, corners bumped. Private ownership stamp inside cover, name in ink on front & verso of fly leaf. Dark stain on upper corner of front cover, extending a few pages into the book. Another name in ink and date of 1699 on back fly leaf. Paper a little age toned, scattered light foxing. Folding frontispiece appears to be lacking the left edge. Size: 12mo. 485 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Religion & Theology; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12492. .

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        A Guide to the Practical Physician: Shewing From the Most Approved Authors, Both Ancient and Modern, The Truest and Safest Way of Curing All Diseases, Internal and External, Whether by Medicine, Surgery, or Diet

      London: Thomas Flesher at the Angel and Crown in St. Paul's Churchyard. Cover worn. Upper board detached at dedication page. Scattered browning. Library stamps to title page. 1684. First Edition in English. Leather cover. 360mm x 230mm (14" x 9"). 868pp. + 3pp index. '... To which is added an appendix concerning the office of a physician by the same author'. Lately published in Latin and now rendered into English. .

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        D. Junii Juvenalis & Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae. Cum veteris scholiastae & Variorum Commentariis. Editio nova. Qua quid praestitum sit, praefatio ad Lectorem docebit. Amstelaedami Apud Henricum Wetstenium. MDCLXXXIV (Amsterdam, Heinrich Wetstein 1684).

      Amsterdam, Wetstein 1684.. 1 Blatt (Titel); 21 Blätter (der gest. Frontispiz fehlt, a3 - c8); 525 Seiten [das erste Index-Blatt auf der unpaginierten Seite 526, also S. 525 verso, dadurch erklären sich die unterschiedlichen Kollationen ! CS]; 46 Blätter (Index); 1 (weißes) Blatt; 112 Seiten; 9 Blätter (Index). Der breitrandige, völlig unbeschnittene Buchblock (21 x 12 cm) wurde in einen auf dem Rücken goldgeprägten Halpergamentband des 18. Jahrhunderts gebunden und mit einem grünen, ebenfalls goldgeprägten Titelrückenschild versehen. Die Deckel mit Marmorpapier bezogen.(22 x 14 cm) 8°.. Schöner und vollständiger als die Elzevier-Ausgabe ! (Brunet a.a.O.) Dibdin II, 154 ("... the edition of 1684, in fine condition, is scarce and sells high. The 'Index Verborum' to Persius, according to Wetsten, the printer, is new, and occupies the last eighteen pages of the book."). Schweiger II, 511 ("Nicht haeufig."). Brunet III, 631 ("Edition plus belle et plus complete que la precedente [celle des Elzevier ! CS]"). Graesse III, 520 ("Dans cette ed. on a ajoute les variantes d'un man. de Bale et des notes de Graeve.") Der Einband mit leichten Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, Kanten und Ecken bestoßen, Rückenschild seitlich außerhalb der Titelprägung stärker berieben. Es scheint weitere Exemplare ohne ein Frontispiz zu geben, z.B. das der University of Michigan, wie unser Exemplar ohne, das aus Princeton mit, eine Kopie davon liegt lose bei. Er wurde nicht herausgetrennt sondern lag wohl schon beim Binden der unbeschnittenen Broschur oder der Rohbögen nicht vor. Der Auftraggeber des neuen, oder ersten (?) Einbandes identifiziert sich durch den Tinten-Abklatsch seines wohl eigenhändigen Eintrages auf dem Titelblatt auf das gegenüberliegende neue Vorsatzblatt: "Ex Libr. Georgii Bonelli L.P.~". Darunter ein wohl späterer, teils getilgter Stempel. Im Text vereinzelte Unterstreichungen und Randbermerkungen von alter Hand. Papierbedingt lagenweise etwas stockfleckig. Mit einer ausführlichen gedruckten Widmung Wetsteins für Coenraad van Beuningen (* 1622 - 1693 + Amsterdam), gefolgt von einem Hinweis des Druckers an die Leser. Anschließend ein Vorwort des Herausgebers Schrevel, sowie u.a. einer Dissertation des Nicolaus Rigaltus über die Satiren des Juvenal. Beide Textausgaben durch Register jeweils am Schluß erschlossen. Anmerkungen zum Herausgeber: "Schrevelius, Cornelius (1605 - 1664) Datensatzkennung cnp00451863 Ansetzung Schrevelius, Cornelius [NeNKHB] Schrevel, Cornelis [GyFmDB] [GyGoGBV] Biographische Daten c.1605-1664 1608-1664. - anderslt. Lebensdaten 1615-1661 Geschlecht männlich Allgemeine Anmerkungen Niederla?nd. Philologe und Schulmann Tätigkeit Lehrer Philologe Geografische Anmerkungen Niederlande Quellen Nachgewiesen in [LoC-NA] [ADB] Werke Curtius Rufus, Quintus: Historia Alexandri Magni. - 1673 Erasmus, Desiderius: Colloquia. - 1664 Hesiodus: Heuriskomena. - 1653 Historiae Augustae scriptores VI. - 1661 Lexicon manuale Graeco-Latinum. / By Cornelius Schrevelius Corr. enl. ed. by H.L. Hulzkamp, 1709 [ STCN (ppn 190645822) ] Lucanus, Marcus A.: De bello civili. - 1658 Lucanus, Marcus A.: De bello civili. - 1669 Lucanus, Marcus A.: De bello civili. - 1670 Satyrae. / By D. Junius Juvenalis, Aulius Persius Flaccus., 1648 [ STCN (ppn 840202458) ] Schrevel, Cornelis: Cornelii Schrevelii Lexicon manuale graeco-latinum et latino-graecum. - 1715 Schrevel, Cornelis: Lexicon manuale Graeco-Latinum & Latino-Graecum. - 1670 Schrevel, Cornelis: Lexicon manuale graeco-latinum. - 1682 Namensvarianten Namensvarianten C. S. M. D. C., S. D. C., S. D. M. C., S. M. C., S. M. D. C.S. C.S.M.D S. D. M. C. S. M. D. C. S., C. S.D.M.C. S.M.D.C. Schrevel, Cornelis Schrevel, Cornelius Schrevel, Kornelis Schrevelius, ... Schrevelius, Corn. Schrevelius, Cornelius Screvel, Cornelis Screvel, Cornelius Screvel, Kornelis Screvelius, Cornelius " ex: CERL zum Drucker: "Wetstein, Henricus (1649 - 1726) Datensatzkennung cni00025627 Ansetzung Wetstein, Henricus [GyGoGBV] Biographische Daten 1649-1726 Allgemeine Anmerkungen Frankfurt, Main ist Messeort; Kaufte 1681 einen Teilbestand von Daniel Elzevier und veröffentlichte daraus auch unter dem alten Pseudonym Elzeviers "Jacques Le Jeune". Benutze auch das Pseudonym "Guillaume Le Jeune" Tätigkeit Verleger (1676-1727) Wirkungsort Amsterdam (1676-1727) Frankfurt, Main (1676-1727) Quellen Nachgewiesen in [Gruys-Wolf (1980), S. 196, Erg. KB] Namensvarianten Namensvarianten Guillaume <Le Jeune> Jacques <Le Jeune> Le Jeune, Guillaume Le Jeune, Jacques Officina Wetsteniana Vetstein, Henri Wetsteen, H. Wetstein, Heinrich Wetstein, Henri Wetstein, Henrik Wetstein, Henry Wetstenius, Henr. Wetstenius, Henricus Wetstenius, Johan Hendrik Wetstenius, Johannes Henricus Wettstein, Heinrich" ex: CERL zum Widmungsnehmer: "Beuningen, Coenraad van (1622 - 1693) Datensatzkennung cnp00287801 Ansetzung Beuningen, Coenraad van [GyFmDB] [GyGoGBV] Biographische Daten 1622-1693 Geschlecht männlich Allgemeine Anmerkungen jur. Promotion in Leiden; niederla?nd. Gesandter u.a. in Da?nemark u. Frankreich; Bu?rgermeister von Amsterdam Tätigkeit Bu?rgermeister Dr. Gesandter Jurist Politiker Nachgewiesen in [Winkler Prins] Werke Abdruck Eines Von dem Statischen Ambassadeur am Ko?nigl. Dennema?rckischen Hoffe .. . Angelassenen Schreibens ... - 1657 Alle de Brieven ende schriften ... 1689 Missive Des Niederlaendischen Gesandten beym Koenige in Franckreich ... Von der Conferentz so zu Paris ... gehalten worden. - 1666 Namensvarianten Namensvarianten Beuningen, Coenrad Beuningen, Coenrad van Beuningen, Conr. van Beuningen, Conrad van Beuningen, Conrad von Beuningen, Conradus vaon" ex: CERL "BEUNINGEN (Koenraad van) werd in 1622 (naar algemeen aangenomen wordt, maar niet zeker bekend is) te Amsterdam geboren als zoon van Geurt Dirksz. van Beuningen (gest. 1648, eveneens te Amsterdam geboren en schepen en burgemeester van deze stad) en Aafje Appelman (gest. 1667); hij overleed 1693. Koenraad bezocht de latijnsche school in zijn geboortestad, studeerde en promoveerde vervolgens te Leiden in de rechten. Reeds als student toonde hij groote belangstelling in de wijsbegeerte en de letteren en bleek hij geneigd tot een stille levenswijze; groote sympathie gevoelde hij voor de secte der Collegianten, wier bijeenkomsten te Rijnsburg hij placht te bezoeken. Toch trad hij na de voltooiing zijner studien in het openbare leven. Eerst woonde hij, in 1642, korten tijd te Parijs als secretaris van Hugo de Groot. Reeds het volgend jaar werd hij, op een-entwintigjarigen leeftijd, in diezelfde functie te Amsterdam geroepen. Na zeven jaar echter legde hij dit ambt neer om zich ambteloos te Rijnsburg te vestigen. Hier leefde hij gedurende een jaar zeer eenvoudig in den kring der meest 'nederige' Collegianten en bezocht hij de vergaderingen ten huize van den bakker Oudaen, vader van den dichter. Tegen de beginselen der Collegianten in, nam hij echter na dit jaar het ambt aan van pensionaris der stad Amsterdam. In deze functie kreeg hij de gelegenheid om ook in de Staten van Holland zijn groote bekwaamheid en kennis te toonen. Zijn talenten maakten hem spoedig tot een gezocht vertegenwoordiger van zijn stad en van de Republiek. Reeds dadelijk na zijn benoeming werd hij met het uitnoodigen der Staten van Friesland ter Groote Vergadering belast; vervolgens werd hij naar Zeeland gezonden om te trachten het aldaar genomen besluit tot het aanstellen van een kapitein-generaal te doen uitstellen. Toen er een gezant naar Zweden noodig was om een verdrag van vriendschap tot stand te brengen, werd van Beuningen om zijn groote algemeene ontwikkeling een geschikt vertegenwoordiger bij de geleerde koningin Christina geoordeeld. Hij keerde echter na twee jaar onverrichter zake terug, daar Zweden het voorstel van de hand wees. In 1656 ging hij opnieuw naar het Noorden, maar ditmaal naar Denemarken, dat inmiddels in oorlog verkeerde met Zweden, waar Karel X aan de regeering gekomen was; bij deze gelegenheid viel hij bijna in handen van den Kopenhagen belegerenden zweedschen koning. Toen van Beuningen in 1660 het pensionarisambt vrijwillig neerlegde, bleef hij lid van de Amsterdamsche vroedschap, op welk lichaam hij grooten invloed uitoefende. Nog in hetzelfde jaar werd hij opnieuw met een gezantschap belast, nu naar Parijs om daar (met Joan van Gent en Justus de Huybert) te trachten een verdrag van vrede en koophandel te sluiten, welk verdrag in 1662 geteekend werd. In 1664 was hij opnieuw in Frankrijk om den Koning om bijstand te ...

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        Europäischer Staats- und Kriegssaal

      (Nürnberg, Homann), 1684 (recte 1686).. dieser hundertjährigen Zeit. 968 Seiten, Pappband des 18. Jahrhunderts, 20,5 x 17,5 cm,. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen, innen etwas gebräunt. Der gedruckte Titel offensichtlich aus dem 18. Jahrhundert mit falscher Jahreszahl 1684. Fehlen die 6 Blatt Vorwort. Umfangreiche Kriegschronik des ganzen 17. Jahrhunderts.

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        Tractatus de juribus Judaeorum, von Recht der Juden. Worinnen von denen Gesetzen, denen sie unterworffen, deren Heyrathen, Contracten, Wucher, Testamenten, Successionen oder Erbfolgen, Verbrechen und deren Bestrafungen, Privilegien und Rechts-Wohltaten, Oneribus und Beschwehrden, insonderheit der Cronen-Steuer und guldenen Opfer-Pfenning, wie auch Gerichten und gerichtlichen Handlungen... gehandelt wird. Aus denen Göttlichen und allgemeinen Reichs- und andern Special-Rechten und Gewohnheiten zusammen getragen. Nürnberg, J. G. Lochner 1731. 4°. 7 Bll., 603 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, Hprgt. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      . . Jöcher-A. I, 138 - Roest I, 142 - nicht in Fürst.- Erste Ausgabe.- Umfangreiches Kompendium der jüdischen Rechtslehre und bedeutendes Quellenwerk für den Rechtsstatus der Juden im Heiligen Römischen Reich.- Der Nürnberger Advokat und juristische Publizist J. J. Beck (1684-1744) plädiert in seinem Werk für die rechtliche Gleichstellung der Juden. Die Zitate jeweils mit umfangreichem Quellennachweis.- Das Frontispiz zeigt vier Szenen aus dem jüdischen Rechtsleben: Heirat, Testament, Kaufvertrag u. Hinrichtung.- Titel gestempelt, nur vereinzelt etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. fleckig u. berieben, insges. schönes Exemplar.# First edition.- Fascinating work on the rights of Jews in Germany.- Frontispiece shows four scenes from the life of Jewish legal life: wedding, testament, purchase agreement and execution.- Contemporary half vellum binding somewhat stained and rubbed, inside nice, hardly browned copy.

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        Osservazioni intorno agli animali viventi che si trovano negli animali viventi

      Matini 1684 Edizione originale. In 4°, c.nn. 4, p. 243 (mal numerate 253)b. In fine, 26 belle tavole f.t. Di questa edizione esistono due tirature. Il nostro esemplare corrisponde alla prima. descritta da Gamba, 823, con l'impresa dell'Accademia incisa in rame. Esemplare eccellente. Legatura coeva in pergamena con minime mende al dorso. (Parenti, 465).

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        Nova methodus pro maximis et minimis, itemque tangentibus, quae nec fractas nec irrationales quantitates moratur et singulare pro illis calculi genus [AND] De geometria recondita et analysi indivisibilium atque infinitorum.

      . Leipzig, Christopher Gunther for J. Grossium [and J. F. Gletitschium], 1684-1686. In two volumes. Small 4to. [19,7 x 15,3 cm]. pp. 467-473 and one plate (Tab. XII) for the first paper; pp. 192 [recte 292]-300 for the second paper (Geometria recondita). Contemporary uniform half vellum over boards and full vellum with title written in contemporary hand on the spines.l The most important original papers, on differential calculus, and on integral calculus, by one of the greatest mathematicians ever, Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (1646-1716). The 1684 volume with Leibniz's famous article on differential calculus is in an exceedingly rare, unrecorded state. Dibner: "First printing of this epochal work. (...) Fifteen years after Newton's first work in fluxions and nine after his own independent discovery, Leibnitz published the above, his first announcement of the differential calculus". It is known that two distinct issues exist, and this is an unrecorded third, but certainly not latest. In the Norman copy, page 467 is in an uncorrected setting (known now as the first state), with quite a few printing errors in the mathematical formula. In the copy described in Dibner's "Heralds of Science" (previously recognized as a first issue), the page is entirely reset, with corrections, but is obviously now recorded as the second 'state' or 'issue'. Our copy is similar to the Norman copy, with page 467 in an uncorrected state. However, in our copy the plate next to page 467 differs from both Norman and Dibner: the letters "M. Oct" are printed at the top of the sheet underneath the plate number. What we have here thus, is yet another issue of the work and it is still unclear which one is the true first. It is, however, not unthinkable that this is the true first issue, since there would be little reason to add "M. Oct" to the plate if it was issued at a later date. A very good copy in unusually crisp and clean condition, and in an attractive original binding. In the 1686 volume Leibniz introduces his important integral calculus in "De geometria recondita et analysis indivisibilium atque infinitorum". The 1686 volume is bound with the 1687 volume, with contributions from other renowned scientists and mathematicians, such as Jacob Bernouilli; the 1686 volume also contains contributions by Leibniz, viz.: Brevis demonstratio erroris memorabilis Cartesii & aliorum circa legem naturae, secundum quam volunt a Deo eandem semper quantitatem motus conservari; qua & in re mechanica abutuntur. [pp. 161-163] [AND] Meditatio nova de natura Anguli contactus & osculi, horumque usu in practica mathesi, ad figuras faciliores succedaneas difficilioribus Substituendas. [pp. 289-292], and in the 1684 volume also the following: De dimensionibus figurarum inveniendis. [pp. 233-236]; Demonstrationes novae de resistentia. [pp. 319-325]; Meditationes De Cognitione, Veritate, & Ideis. [pp. 537-542]; Additio ad shedam in actis proxime antecedentis Maji pag. 233 editam. De dimensionibus curvilineorum. [pp. 585-587]. Old unobtrusive circular library stamp on verso of title pages, removed paste on inner cover. Some light uniform age toning as usual for this sort of paper and a few pages browned. In the 1686-1687 volume a red wine stain coveris a few pages of text, but not the Leibniz paper, which is clean. Overall this is a very good set in an unusual crisp and clean condition and in attractive original bindings. See also Ravier, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Leibnitz; Dibner, 109; Sparrow, 130, pl. 86; PMM, 160..

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        Hungarisch-Türkische Chronik. Das ist: Curieuse un[d] dabey kurzgefaßte Beschreibung alles desjenigen, was sich vom ersten grausamen Kriegs-Zug der Türken, wider das Königreich Hungarn, und derselben Könige, bis auf gegenwärtige Zeit, Merk- und Denkwürdiges zugetragen.

      Frankfurt, Leipzig & Nuremberg, Loschge & Froberg[er], 1684. - 12mo. (2), 956 pp. With double-page-sized folding frontispiece, 15 (3 folding) engr. plates, and folding engr. map. Contemp vellum. This lavishly illustrated chronicle of the Turkish wars shows numerous views of cities and battles, including Constantinople and the 1683 siege of Vienna, as well as various scenes of torture and several portraits of military leaders. A second edition was published in 1685, with larger maps and plates. A second and third volume were produced in 1686-88. - Evenly browned throughout, as common: insignificant worming near end. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. VD 17, 75:699267S. Sturminger 972. Kelenyi 216. Cf. Apponyi 2705. Gugitz 569a. Not in STC or Horvath.

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        Several Tracts . . . viz, I. A Discourse of Religion on Three Heads II. A Treatise touching Provision for the Poor III. A Letter to his Children, Advising them how to behave themselves in their Speech IV. A Letter to one of his Sons [etc.]. Wing H259

      Four works reflecting Hale's wide-ranging thinking and humanity, including the "most considered summary of his later religious ideas" and his plan ("well in advance of his times") for a public trading corporation to alleviate unemployment. b7811mporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, a few markings, else quite sound, with separate title pages for all but the first work; the Taussig copy. Printed by J. Playford for W. Shrowsbery [etc.], London, 1684.

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