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      London: William Crooke, 1684.. [12],115,151,[1],124,[11]pp., plus four engraved portraits (including frontispiece), four engraved plates (two folding), and the double-page engraved map of Panama. Small quarto. Early 20th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine titles, 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 in very good condition. 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. CHURCH 689. SABIN 23479. STEVENS, HISTORICAL NUGGETS 1002. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 684/54. WING E3894. HILL 578.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Histoire de François I.

      Chez Arnout Leers 1684 - - Chez Arnout Leers, A La Haye 1684, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (9,5x15,8cm), xx 355pp. et (2) 355 -730 (1), relié. - Edition originale, assez rare. Plein Velin rigide d'époque. Dos lisse. Titre et tomaison à la plume, estompé sur le tome I. Bel exemplaire, bien frais. Histoire des événements du règne de François Ier de 1515 à 1543. On louera dans cete ouvrage l'approche résolument internationale. Varillas fut très tôt célèbré et admiré comme historien et ses ouvrages furent loués jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe. Ses oeuvres circulèrent d'abord en manuscrits avant que d'être publiées. In fine, un chapitre comparant Charles Quint et François Ier. xx 355pp. et (2) 355 -730 (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Verantwoording voor de Christenen, Tegens de Heydenen. Als mede Minulii Felicis t'Samen-spraak tussen Octavius en Caecilius. Ook zijn hier achter by-gevoegt, de Brieven van Clemens Romanus, en Policarpus.

      Amsterdam, Jan Rieuwertsz., en te Haarlem, Jan Gerritsz. Geldorp 1684. 5 stukken in een band (8, portret, 4) 183, 117, 73, 47 (12), 13 p. Origineel Perkament, 8°.

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        Dialogues de la santé. Nouvelle éd., rev. & corr.

      Desbordes, Amsterdam, Desbordes 1684 - Livre ancien 5, 206 pp. Un des livres de médecine les plus invraisemblables du XVIIe s. L'auteur a eu l'idée saugrenue d'imaginer un ouvrage en 12 dialogues, mettant en scène les organes humains, mais aussi des concepts (la prévention, le sommeil, la santé), ainsi qu'un médecin , conversant avec un malade, un sauvage, ou la nature. " On suppose que ce dialogue commence sur la fin d'un grand repas ". Le coeur : Non, je ne puis souffrir votre intempérance ni vos excès (.) L'estomac : Hélas, je croyois que ce fut à moy de me plaindre, car dans ces festins, je suis si peu en possession de faire mes volontez, qu'on n'écoute ni mes remontrances ni mes exclamations. Après un vif échange entre la prévention et les boyaux, le médecin discute avec le malade, ne trouvant point la Nature, il finit par la découvrir parmi les sauvages. Ce livre très étrange est d'une rareté insigne. C'est la raison pour laquelle, malgré le triste état de cet exemplaire nous avons choisi de le faire figurer dans ce catalogue. Condition : Petit in-12. en veau d'époque usagé, manque la coiffe de tête, mors fendu, sans le titre et le 1er feuillet de préface. -. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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).

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      London: Printed by the Assigns of J. Bill, T. Newcombe and Hen. Hills, 1684, 1683; Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1683. n. Hardcover. 127 x 64 mm (5 x 2 1/2"). Two leaves (Eee3 and 4) bound in reverse order. Two separately published works bound in one volume. VERY APPEALING CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT AND PAINTED, covers with an ornate design of drawer handle tools and flowers, most of these painted black or gray, raised bands, spine densely gilt in compartments, each with semi-circle at head and tail and wedge tool at side, both shapes filled with floral tools, the top spine end raised higher than the board edges in a stylized à la grecque design, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In a velvet-lined modern maroon clamshell box with black morocco label. Engraved title page with architectural frame. Front pastedown with engraved bookplate of Gaspard Ernest Stroehlin showing Calvin preaching, with motto "Mente Libera" ("Free Mind"); early (binder's?) pin inserted behind the upper headband. Herbert 794; Wing B-2337; Wing B-2551B. Extremities a bit rubbed, spine a little crackled and with a tiny split at bottom, paint faded in several spots, gilt on front cover just slightly dulled, but the binding still extremely pleasing, with no significant wear. Title page with minor soil and corner crease, head margin trimmed a little close (no loss), otherwise fine internally, the text especially smooth, fresh, and clean. This is an uncommonly seen edition of English Scripture in a charming diminutive contemporary binding, adorned with typical Restoration floral and drawer handle tools and upgraded here to a more decorative altitude by the application of paint. Although some of that paint has been rubbed off from being in pious hands and pockets, the volume seems to have no restorations and is generally in remarkably good condition. A binding on a book printed in 1682 that is similar to ours and that perhaps has the same drawer handle and tulip tools appears as item #90 in Maggs Catalogue 1075, where it is attributed to the well-known "Devotional Binder," active from about 1670-85. The present Bible is one of several 24mo editions issued by the publisher in 1684, with Herbert classifying ours as the third variant. Former owner Ernest Stroehlin (1844-1907) was a Swiss minister and professor of church history at the University of Geneva.

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        Regale Sacerdotium Romano Pontifici Assertum et Quatuor Propositionibus Explicatum Auctore Eugenio Lomabardo, SS. Theologiae & J. V. Doctore

      Cyriandri Donati (Donat)/Sebastianus Trogus (recte Klosterdruckerei), (St. Gallen) 1684 - (4 Bl.), 589 S., (2 Bl.); Pergamentband der Zeit mit 2 funktionierenden Schließen m. E. späterer Zeit; Einband teils fleckig, Aussengelenk mit kl. Perforation, erste 4 Bl. fleckig; seltene Schrift des späteren Abtes zu St. Gallen (geb. 1644 in Mailand, gest. 1696 in Rom) in Erstausgabe, Drucker fingiert [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dissertatio lithologica variis observationibus et figuris illustrata.

      . Londoni, Typis Joannis Bringhurst, 1684, 12°, (16), 137 pp., 1 p. Errata, 1 p., 6 gfefalt. Kupfertaf., Ledereinband d.Zt.; trotz des erneuerten Rücken ein feines und frisches Exemplar.. Rare first Edition of this important book on lithotomy! - Groenvelt, Joannes (bap. 1648, d. 1715/16), physician and surgeon, was baptized on 14 May 1648 in the Reformed church of Deventer in the Dutch province of Overijssel; he was the only surviving son of Frans Groenevelt and Goedekin ter Klocken. In mid-January 1666 he matriculated into the well-regarded local 'Illustre School'; in September 1667 he matriculated in medicine at the University of Leiden. Apparently because of the epidemic that occurred in Leiden at the end of the summer of 1669, which forced the university to close for a time, Groenevelt migrated to Utrecht to complete his medical studies, defending his thesis, 'De calculo vesicae', and taking his degree, on 18 March 1670. Perhaps after a visit to France, Groenevelt moved to Amsterdam, where he joined the Collegium Medicum and married Cristina de Ruijter (c.1650-1713) on 4 March 1672. He also entered into a joint practice with the Amsterdam city surgeon Henricus Velthuys, who had an especially good reputation for surgically removing bladder stones. When Velthuys died in May 1674 he left his instruments to Groenevelt, and urged him to take up surgical practice himself. - Groenevelt may have served as physician to the newly liberated Dutch garrison at Grave in October 1674. Then, late in the year, or early in 1675, he and his wife arrived in London. On 5 May 1675 their first child, Franciscus, was baptized at the Dutch church at Austin Friars, and on 24 June Groenevelt obtained his papers of denization from the English crown. Another son, Elias, was baptized at Austin Friars on 4 November 1677, and a daughter,Christina, on 2 April 1679. The family resided in Throgmorton Street, just around the corner from the church. Groenevelt published a version of his medical thesis as Lithologia: a Treatise of the Stone and Gravel (1677). In the spring of 1682 he helped the Royal Society to publish an important work by one of his old friends from Deventer, Willem ten Rhijne. He joined the Royal College of Physicians, London, on 2 April 1683 as a licentiate, and in 1684 published his Dissertatio lithologica, which became well regarded in England and on the continent, with a second edition in 1687. In 1686 he signed a contract with John Browne, surgeon to St Thomas's Hospital, London, to train him in removing bladder stones using his methods (although Browne brought suit in 1687 for breach of contract, with Groenevelt counter-suing). On 12 August 1687 Groenevelt joined with four other licentiates of the college in the 'repository', a group practice in King's Street, where they took turns seeing patients and selling medications from a large stock they collected and compounded on site; each also took it in turn to visit the sick in their homes for one week. To bring in custom, the group published The Oracle for the Sick (1687), which contained a series of medical questions mimicking the questions that a doctor would ask on seeing a patient, which could be filled out and sent to the repository through the penny post system; remedies and instructions on use would be sent in return. The members of the Repository practice drew censures from the Royal College of Physicians, but they seem to have prospered. Groenevelt also published Arthritology, or, A Discourse of the Gout (1691), in which he claimed to have found a new and better way of treating gout and the many other diseases caused by faults in the juices of the blood. - It may have been hearing of Groenevelt's new remedy that caused Suzanna Withall to seek his assistance in the summer of 1693; but on 27 July 1694 she and supporting witnesses complained to the censors of the Royal College of Physicians that his pills had left her an invalid. The censors found him guilty of malpractice for giving cantharides internally, but one of the censors, Edward Tyson, prevented them from exacting a penalty. Further internal troubles in the college caused delays, but in April 1697 the censors fined Groenevelt 20 and sent him to Newgate prison. Groenevelt obtained release on habeas corpus, and permanent freedom because of the general pardon of William III after the death of Queen Mary. Supported by the London apothecaries and surgeons, he fought the censors by charging them in court with not having taken the necessary oaths, sued them for false imprisonment, and engaged in a publicity battle with them via pamphlets and the newspapers. The censors in turn helped Mrs Withall bring a civil suit against Groenevelt for 2000, although the jury found him not guilty at the conclusion of a six-hour trial on 7 December 1697. Groenevelt then sought further vindication by publishing De tuto cantharidum in medicina usu interno (1698). The case he had lodged against the censors became an issue in the House of Lords in the spring of 1698; his suit for false imprisonment failed in king's bench in June 1700, but created important precedent by placing courts such as the college's under the supervision of the courts of common law. Even though he was found not guilty, Groenevelt's practice declined, and in 1703 he also became deeply embroiled on the losing side of a bitter dispute within the church of Austin Friars. By 1710 he was rumoured to be going blind and to have shaking hands; he could no longer pay his dues to the college, and in December he became an object of its charity. His children had all died, and his wife apparently returned to Amsterdam, where she was buried in December 1713. Groenevelt tried to restore his reputation with A Compleat Treatise of the Stone and Gravel (1710), and wrote a medical textbook, Fundamenta medicinae scriptoribus in 1714, apparently for money. In 1714 he moved to St John's Priory, where he died, being buried outside the church of St James's, Clerkenwell on 15 January 1716. " - - See - Letters of Groenevelt, BL, Sloane collection, 2729, various folios; L. Celer, The late censors deservedly censured, and their spurious litter of libels against Dr Greenfield, and others, justly expos'd to contempt (1698) (Lysiponius Celer may be Groenevelt's pseudonym). The oath taken by the censors, who are the examiners of the college, before the president and the college, upon the day of their admission into their office (n.d., 1700?). Reasons humbly offered to the right honourable, the Lords spiritual and temporal in parliament, assembled, why Dr Thomas Burwell, Dr Richard Torlesse, Dr William Dawes, and Dr Thomas Gill should not be excused from the penalty of the act 25 Car. II (1700). A reply to the reasons against the censors of the college of physicians; for not qualifying themselves according to the statute of 25 Car. II (n.d., 1698?). A reply to the remarks upon the reasons, why the late censors should not be excus'd from the penalty of the 25 Car. II vindicating the reasons, and shewing the fallacy of the remarks (n.d., 1697?); H. J. Cook, Trials of an ordinary doctor: t)Joannes Groenevelt in 17th-century London (1994) - Archives; BL, letters CL Gemeente archief, Amsterdam Gemeente archief, Deventer Gemeente archief, Zutphen. Guildhall, London LMA PRO RCP Lond. Oxford University Press 2004-7 - - Benjamin Coll. No.293; Not in Kiefer Coll. (only Facism. Ed. "The grounds of physick, .. by John Greenfeld (1715)(=Jan Groeneveld))" from Museum of Urology);.

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        Vida de la Venerable Madre Sor Juana Francisca Fremiot, fundadora de la Orden de la Visitación de Santa María...que en francés escrivio...y en castellano Don Francisco de Cubillas

      Madrid, por Antonio de Zafra, 1684. 4to.; 8 hs., 420 pp., 3 hs. Encuadernación en piel marbreada con tejuelo, de la época. La Orden de la Visitación de Santa María es conocida en España como «las Salesas» y constituye uno de los más acabados modelos del Siglo de Oro en la búsqueda de la perfección religiosa femenina.

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        Inventa nov antiqua. Id est brevis Enarratic Ortus & Progressus Artis Medicae ; ac pracipue de Inventis vulgo novis, aut nuperrime in ea repertis. Subjicitur ejusdem Rerum Inventarum Onomasticon. Ad Virum Clariss. Jacobum Vallan.

      Amsterdam, Janssonio Waesbergios 1684.. 8°. Gest. Titel, Titelbl., 14 nn. Bll., 249 S., 3 nn. Bll., 85 S., mit e. Verlegermarke am Titelblatt, Initialen u. Schlussvignetten. Gut erhaltener Pergamentband d. Zeit, mit Rückenbeschriftung v. alter Hand, Buchschnitt rot gefärbt, etwas fleckig, Buchblock in gutem Zustand. Mit e. Besitzervermerk v. alter Hand (Bibl. Burckhard Helmstadii 1764) am vorderen Innendeckel.. BLC 6,157. Hirsch 1,110. Ferguson: Bibliographical notes on histories of invention and books of secrets 5,6ff. - A (1657-1712), niederländischer Gelehrter, Professor für Medizin, Geschichte u. Griechischen Sprache, erklärt in vorliegendem Werk, dass die meisten zeitgenössischen medizinischen Entdeckungen bereits in der Antike bekannt waren und erstellt im zweiten Teil des Werkes mit eigenem Titelblatt u. eigener Zählung "Rerum Inventarum Onomasticon" eine alphabetische Aufstellung jener Entdeckungen u. der dazugehörigen Zitate. A., der mütterlicherseits aus der Familie der bedeutenden Amsterdamer Druckerfamilie Janssonius stammte, verfügte sichtlich auch über ausgedehnte bibliographische Kenntnisse. Die "Inventa nov-antiqua" von Ferguson als "remarkable contribution to the history of discovery" bezeichnet, spielten zweifellos ihre Rolle in der zeitgenössischen Kontroverse ("Battle of Books") um wissenschaftliche Entdeckungen bzw. die wissenschaftliche Revolution als solche.

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      Trad. Francisco de Olivares Murillo. Imp. Juan García Infanzón. Madrid, 1684 - . 29 cm. 6 h., 552 pág., 4 h. de índices. Texto a dos columnas. Portada con orla tipográfica. Cabeceras, capitulares y "culs-de-lampe" xilográficas. Enc. en piel, nervios, florones, tejuelo, cortes pintados, planos algo rozados. Papel levemente oscurecido en algunas páginas. * El traductor se refiere a Giovanni Sagredo como "uno de los mas esclarecidos sugetos, que ha tenido aquella Republica [Venecia], assi en la elegancia de el estilo con que vistiò el progresso de la Historia, como en la erudicion con que enriqueciò las Maximas Politicas en diversos empleos de Embaxadas, en las mas autorizadas Cortes de Europa, llenando de estimacion los interesses de su Patria". La obra se divide en trece libros y analiza los acontecimientos acaecidos durante el reinado de 22 monarcas, desde Otomano (año 1300) hasta Ebrain (1640). Palau 284935. CCPB 40713-5. Primera edición. Historia. Imperio otomano. Turquía. Història d'Europa Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Beschämte Geschenck-Fresser, nebenst einer treuhertzigen Warnung

      Germany 1684 - Contemporary vellum binding shows soiling to upper quarter, else clean and tight. Damp stain to upper portion of pages, else unmarked. Text in German. 28 pages. The famed jurist's discussion of the shame of bribery and corruption in the legal system of the Germany of the 1600's. Fritsch is considered to be the first German legal scholar. BOUND WITH THREE OTHER GERMAN LEGAL TEXTS OF THE PERIOD: A. M. Holtermann's "De nequitia advocatorum. Von Tücken und Bubenstücken der Advocaten und deren Gebet. Cum Judicio Defensivo Francisci Clientis ." (1684); Johann Wiederholdt's "Repraesentatio Judicis Muneribus Ac Donis Corrupti, Das ist: KurtzeAbbildung Eines durch Gaben und Geschencke Bestochenen Richters ." (1710); and "An statt der Vorrede Wird denen Advocaten und Procuratoren Die Ko¨nigl. Pohlnischen und Ko¨nigl. Preußischen Sehr scharffen Edicta vorgestellet, Wornach alle dero Landen wohnende Advocaten und Procuratores sich zu richten und zu achten haben." (circa 1723). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Asie/reveue et augmentée

      Paris 1684 - Pierre Duval was Nicholas Sanson's nephew, and his work was primarily editing and augmenting Sanson's innovative cartography. He and Hubert Jaillot were most important in bringing Sanson's work to the world, both in improved editions and in bringing to print previously unpublished manuscripts. This map of Asia bears the characteristic clarity and more "scientific" air of the 17th-century French map. Though many sites are mis-located, a vast amount of material has been examined and assessed. Most placenames represent geographical entities that currently exist or once existed. The rendition of the lower islands of Japan and the peninsula of Korea are improved over earlier studies. Details of the Great Wall of China are also visible. This map, dated 1684, was issued by Pierre's daughter, "Mlle." Duval, the year after his death. Pastoureau, Duval II E, (9). Engraved with period outline colour. Good condition, expertly repaired split at centerfold and parallel tear from the base. Mild toning due to age. Small crease lower left.

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      Irenopoli, 1684 - Contemporary full calf. 160 pp. Probably lacks three leaves of A-gathering. Leather binding worn, internally some browning. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Linguae Latinae Liber Dictionarius Quadripartitus

      London - T. Basset, J. Wright, and R. Chiswell 1684 - A scarce edition of Adam Littleton's uncommon Linguae Latinae Liber Dictionarius. Needing some remedial work to the binding but with the orginal boards and spine. A good copy would be around 750, priced to allow for the work to the binding. The Four Parts are I. An English-Latine, II. A Latine-Classical, III. A Latine-Proper, and IV. A Latine-Barbarous. Adam Littleton, 1627 1694, was a Church of England clergyman, and philologist. He was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. After education, Littleton became usher at Westminster School, where he was later appointed second master. During this time Littleton published many texts on Greek and Latin grammar. During the 1660s, Littleton was appointed a chaplain in ordinary to Charles II. In 1664, he obtained the rectory of St Lukes in Chelsea. In 1670, he received a DD. Alongside his active preaching schedule, Littleton maintained his philological research and in 1678 published Linguae Latinae liber dictionarius quadripartitus, a huge Latin dictionary, which was published at least four times by his death, and several more times in the eighteenth century He was working on a Greek lexicon at the end of his life and read and annotated pieces in Hebrew, Chaldee, and Arabic. (DNB)Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The front board is held by the cords only, which could possibly detach during transit, even after careful packaging. The rear board is detached. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant bumping and rubbing, with some discolouration and ink marks to the boards. Internally the pages have slight browning, with intermittent spots. There are occasional handling and ink marks, with evidence of past worming to the rear. There are very occasional marginal ink annotations. Z4 has a closed tear across the centre of the page, 5Y3 and 5Z1 have small closed tears, and 5Y2 has a small section missing from the bottom of the page. There is an ink signature, a nameplate, and an ink stamp on the front pastedown, and an ink stamp on the title page. Overall the condition is good only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia Confessionis Auricularis ex Antiquis Scripturae, Patrum, Pontificum, & Conciliorum monumentis, 1684...[BOUND WITH] De Frequentis et Eucharisticae Communionis Vsu Atque Utilitate Liber, Lutetiae; Edmundi Martini, 1653

      Lutetiae Parisiorum: Apud Viduam Edmundi Martini, 1684. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. 7 x 5". [40], 406, [8, index] leaves. ...Bound with De Frequentis et Eucharisticae . 124pp, [1pp, index]. Nicely bound FIRST EDITION of Boileau's (1635-1716) history and necessity of confession. In a brown calf with plain boards, the spine having 4 raised bands with gilt device to center and bordering of double-lines and corner pieces to each compartment. Red spine label titled in gilt. Binding is solid and tight, with a cracked front hinge, rounded board corners. Bumping and wear to spine ends.Marbled page edges with matching marbled endpapers. Bookplate inside front cover and rear cover (identical bookplates) "Ex Libris Henrici Vanden Block, Pbtri & insignis Collegiatae Ecclesiae DD. Michaelis & Gudilae Bruxellis Capellani." Extensive old manuscript hand in French covering entire recto of first blank, and continuing to half of verso of same blank. Title page with printers device of man praying over an altar fire, with cherub in smoke above fire. Nice woodcut headpiece to initial Epistola. Seperate title page to De Frequentis Confessionis, with woodcut device of flower design. Interior near fine within a tightly bound solid binding. OCLC 23644940.

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        Short Discourses upon the Whole Common Prayer, Designed to Inform the Judgement and Excite the Devotion of Such As Daily Use the Same

      Printed By Samuel Roycroft, for Robert Clavell, London 1684 - Brown half leather bind. abraded, especially backstrip; spine base chipped; boards browned & scuffed; tp & frontis ils. not present; hinges cracked, though textblock tight w/in self; owners' names inked on ffep; inked dates on preface page; a few leaves bent at corners; front paste-down chipped; leaf edges, eps, some margins foxed, else a sturdy, clean volume. ; In later rebind. of brown half leather, w/ navy marbled boards; tp & frontis ils. absent. ; 12mo; 464 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of the Council of Trent : in eight books, whereunto is prefixt a discourse containing historical reflexions on councils, and particularly on the conduct of the Council of Trent, proving that the Protestants are not oblig'd to submit

      London : Printed by J. Heptinsta, 1684-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Library rebind. 608pp complete. Ex library copy with some of the usual markings.

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        Memorias históricas de los Monarcas Othomanos, que escrivio en lengua toscana. veneciano, cavallero y procurador de San Marcos. Traduzidas en castellano por don Francisco de Olivares Murillo. Cavallerizo de la Reyna Madre nuestra Señora Doña Mariana de Austria.

      Juan García Infanzón, Madrid 1684 - 6 h., inc. portada enmarcada en greca xilográfica, 552 p., y 4 h. sin num. Pasta española de época, lomo con nervios, hierros dorados y tejuelo, deteriorada. Primera y única edición en castellano de la obra del veneciano Giovanni Sagredo [1616-1691], embajador en Francia, Inglaterra y Austria. Impresión a dos columnas, cabeceras y capitulares grabadas en madera.

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      Thierry, Denys, Paris 1684 - Size : 152x104 (mm), 6x4.125 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0 Excellent; some mild darkening of outer margins

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        Die Kunst Bomben zu werffen, Das ist: Neu-ausgefundene Art die Weiten und Höhen der Würffe und Bogen-Schüsse nach allerhand Elevationen der Stücke oder Böller zu finden. Sammt beygefügten mathematischen Demonstrationen von Natur und Eigenschafften aller Würffe und derenn Bewegung. Ins Teutsche versetzt, mit. angehängten Erklärungen. Sulzbach, J. Holst für J. Hoffmann in Nürnberg, 1686. 8°. 3 Bll., 384 S., 12 (d. l. 2 w.) Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz n. Vogel, 12 (6 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln und zahlr. Textholzschn., Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD 17 39:120507W - Jähns 1240ff. - "Aber den Einfluß dieses Werkes übertraf bedeutend der, welchen François Blondels >L'art de jeter les bombesBlondels Kunst Bomben zu werfen< bereits 1684 zu Nürnberg und 1686 zu Sulzbach in deutscher Sprache. Blondels Werk wurde dem Unterricht in der kürzlich errichteten französischen Bombardierkompagnie zu Grunde gelegt und ist wiederholt neu herausgegeben worden" (Jähns).- Innendeckel mit gest. Exlibris des Servitenkloster in der Rossau in Wien, Innendeckel, Front u. Titel im Bund mit Wurmgänge, Vorsatz etw. besch., Titel mit hs. durchgestr. Besitzverm., durchgehend braun- u. wasserfleckig, die Tafeln stark gebräunt, wenige Bll. mit Randläsuren, Ebd. etw. angestaubt u. fleckig.

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        Novi Belgii

      Amsterdam, 1684. THE FIRST PRINTED MAP TO DELINEATE THE SHAPE OF MANHATTAN AND THE EARLIEST PRINTED MAPS TO SHOW PHILADELPHIA Copper-plate engraving with original hand color: 21" x 25" References (to various states and editions): I. N. Phelps Stokes & D. C. Haskell, American Historical Prints Early Views of American Cities, Etc. (New York, 1932), 11, 231; Lloyd Arnold Brown, The World Encompassed, exh. cat. (Baltimore, 1952), n. 250; I. N. Phelps Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island (New York, 1967), vol. 1, 119-132, 147-148, 150-152 and pl. 8; G. G. Deak, Picturing America, 1497-1899 (Princeton, 1988), nos. 38, 42. The beautiful map, first published by Claus Janszoon Visscher in the mid-1650s, was a seminal moment in the cartography of New England and New York. With its inset view of New York -- the printed version of the second earliest known view of the city -- it showed Europeans for the first time what New Amsterdam looked like and also provided them with a remarkably precise idea of its geographic context. The map gained such a degree of popularity that Visscher published it for more than twenty years (1655-1677), and a number of his competitors as well as later cartographers continued to produce their own versions of the map as late as the mid-eighteenth century. One reason for the map&#39;s long publication life was simply its high quality and accuracy. It is the first printed map to delineate the shape of Manhattan correctly and it represented the summation of all the surveys of New Netherlands conducted by Dutch colonists since their arrival. This example of the map, published by Claus Janzsoon Visscher&#39;s son and successor Nicolaes, is the rare fourth state: one of the earliest printed maps to show Philadelphia, founded in 1683. At lower right is Visscher&#39;s famous inset view, which was taken from Governor&#39;s Island, southeast of Manhattan, and provides a somewhat idealized but generally accurate look at the Dutch port of New Amsterdam just twenty-five years or so after its initial settlement. Evidence of the high regard for the map in its day is that in 1685 an example of it was used by William Penn to settle the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland. It is believed to include every place-name in use in 1650 in the Northeast. Despite its general accuracy, the Visscher map is misleading in one very important way. The size and breadth of the lettering of "Nova Belgica" in relation to "Nova Anglia" on the map is an attempt to mask the fact that the English presence in the American northeast was significantly more powerful than that of the Dutch. One possible reason for the map&#39;s false presentation of Dutch strength in the New World was the need to lure potential immigrants. The attractively engraved map with its view of the bucolic village of New Amsterdam was just one of many instances of the deceptive marketing of America in the Netherlands.. Book.

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        Uccelliera overo discorso della natura, e proprieta di diversi uccelli, e in particolare di que'che cantano, con il modo di prendergli, conoscergli. E con le Figure. dal Tempesta, e dal Villamena.

      - Roma, Angelo de Rossi, 1684. 4to (270 x 210mm). Leaves 5, including engraved title, pp. 77, (1), leaves 6 (index), engraved title, enclosed in broad, figured border containing fowlers on either side and a shield of arms below, and 66 fine full-page engravings of birds and bird hunting scenes. 18th century tree-calf, spine with gilt ornaments and red gilt lettered label. The second and according to Schwerdt superior edition. The first edition appeared in 1622. '.a book on bird catching, delightful, chiefly owing to Tempesta's spirited illustrations of the methods employed by fowlers in the beginning of the 17th century. Olina was not, however, the originator of this work, which was an adaptation of an earlier publication entitled "il canto degl' avgelli", written by Valli da Todi, and printed at Rome in 1601. and it is curious that Olina could have issued his 'Uccelliera' within twenty years of its appearance without making any reference to the original author and yet have escaped detection' (Schwerdt II, p. 48). In addition to the different bird species, the work deals with different methods of catching birds and the art of keeping them in captivity, as well as their diseases."Chiefly song-birds are represented of the natural size (pp. 1-50), but in addition (pp. 51-81) there are plates of partridge and quail netting; partridge-hawking with the Goshawk; trap to catch a Sparrow-hawk; and illustrations of the mode in which bird-catchers employ the Little Owl (Civetta) and falconers the Eagle Owl (Gufo)." (Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria 278).Faint waterstaining at lower right corner of first leaves, else a fine copy with excellent impressions of the plates.Anker 380; Zimmer II, 475; Schwerdt II, 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des gantzen Welt-Kreisses.

      Franckfurt, Johann David Zunner, [1684]. - 1. Band (von 5). 1 gestochener Titel, 2 gestochene Portraits, 110 (von 113) Kupfertafeln, (4 Bl.), 138 S., (5 Bl. Register). Pappband der Zeit (Kanten stärker bestoßen, oberes Kapital fixiert). 1. deutschspr. Ausgabe. - VD17 39:129238W; vgl. Sabin 44130; Poggendorff II, 26; Graesse IV, 353 f; Houzeau & L. I, 8800 (frz. EA von 1683). - Der Kartograph und Ingenieur Mallet (1630-1706) beschreibt in 5 Teilen die "Sitten, Religionen und Regierungsarten" (Mallet) verschiedener Nationen aller Kontinente. Dieser erste Teil ist von besonderer wissenschaftsgeschichtlicher Relevanz, denn er fasst einleitend das astronomische und meteorologische Wissen der Zeit zusammen. Es folgt die Beschreibung der unterhalb des Nordpols gelegenen Länder. Die zahlreichen Kupfertafeln zeigen vornehmlich Motive aus der Astronomie sowie Landkarten, aber auch Darstellungen aus der beschriebenen Region. - Mit beiden Portraits (Ludwig XIV und Mallet), die laut VD17 öfter fehlen. Nicht enthalten sind die Tafeln Nr. 15, 80 u. 81. Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerken von alter Hand, Titelblatt (verso) und S. 100 gestempelt. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. S. 135 mit größerer Fehlstelle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zomer-Buitenleven en Wandelingen, den Schepper in zyne Schepselen Beschouwende en Verheerlykende; in Bespiegelingen Over Gods grote Werken, als: over het Uitspansel, de Zon, Maan en Sterren; over de Aarde, Bergen, Bosschen, Koorn, Wei- en Moeslanden, Lusthoven en Tuinen; over de Zeeën, Meiren en Rivieren; over de Dieren, het Tamme Vee en Insekten; over de Bloemen, Kruiden, gewassen en andere Wonderen der Natuur; Alles ten dienste en ter aanspooring van het stille Landleven; bestiering van hun, die Buitenplaatsen, Hoven of Tuinen bezitten, hoe daarvan het waare nut op de beste wyse te genieten, en het misbruik voortekome; door Jan van Westerhoven Junior. Met fraaije Kunst-Plaaten. De Vierde Druk. Amsterdam, Martinus de Bruyn, z.j. [1771?] gr

      In contemporain halflederen band met gemarmerde platten (nogal sleets, vooral aan de hoekjes); gemarmerde schutbladen. Voorafgaat het frontispiece door P. Sluiter uit de oorspronkelijke uitgaven met de tekst: Den Schepper Verheerlykt in de Schepselen. Blijkens de voorrede van de drukker is slechts de spelling in deze vierde druk aangepast. Bevat lofdichten van: Joachim Oudaan, D[avid?] van Hoogstraten, Karel van Bracht, Pieter van Bracht d.d. 16-12-1684 - ; &#145;Non est mortale quod opto&#146; en een drempelgedicht over de fraaie buitens rondom Haarlem door Van Westerhoven. Aan het slot, p. 447-457, komt nog een lang gedicht voor van Joachim Oudaan, getiteld: "God En &#146;t Goddelyke, Gekent, en doorzien, uyt de Schepselen". Met 6 ingevoegde, uitvouwbare gravures door Coenraad Decker: t.o. p. 30: gezicht op Haarlem vanaf de Blinkert; p. 54: de vuurbaak te Zandvoort; 238: het Haarlemmerhout; 264: Het Spaarne; 296: de weilanden bij Heemstede; en 318: een buiten onder Bloemendaal (de Kruidberg?). De wandelingen hebben de vorm van een dialoog tussen Paulus Waarmond en Johannes Weetlust. De eerste druk van dit werk verscheen al in 1685 moet zijn; een tweede druk in 1715, een derde in 1737 en een andere vierde druk bij C.H. Bohn eveneens te Haarlem, waarvan dit een titeluitgave is, zij het met een geheel andere titel! Niet in Springer & Klassen; cf. S&K 4680 [2e dr. 1715]. Slechts één ander exemplaar in STCN!* JAN VAN WESTERHOVEN was diaken en leraar bij de Haarlemse doospsgezinde gemeente van de Vlaamse Blok, waar hij in 1662 uit verbannen was, omdat hij avondmaal bij de Waterlanders had gevierd. Hij ging toen naar de Peuzelaarsteeg, waar hij in 1672 oudste werd, en toen die gemeente samenging met de Vlaamse Lammisten. In maart 1683 wijdde hij het nieuwe kerkgebouw in. Van Westerhoven sympathiseerde nogal met het collegiantisme. Mennonite Encyclopedia IV, 932; Verheus, Naarstig en Vroom (Haarlem 1990), 76.

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        Scotia Illustrata sive Prodromus Historiae Naturalis in quo, Reionis Naturae, Incolarum Ingenia et Mores, Morbi Lisque Medendi Methodus, et Medicina Indigena Accurrate Explicantur, .

      Jacobi Kniblo, Josuae Solingensis and Johannis Colmarii, Edinburgh 1684 - [xii], 102pp, index; iii, 114pp, index; [iv], 56pp, index; 20 full page engravings, some signed, and woodcut headers. Covers worn and rubbed and joints split. Fep missing. Some soiling to the first few pages - otherwise the text is in very good condition without dust jacket. The paper of the etchings has yellowed slightly and is of a lighter weight. All plates present but in the order of the index [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        REIMB DICH, oder Ich Liss dich, das ist: allerley Materien, Discurs, Concept, und Predigen ..]

      Salzburg: Melchior Haan, 1684. Hardcover. Very Good. A few diagrams in the text + several nice tailpieces including the legendary Pelican which feeds its young from blood from its breast. Sixteen works in One Volume, quarto blind-stamped pigskin with 2 original clasps elaborate ruled panels 3 with foliated floral infills, reverse bevel on wood, with faded old caligraphic title on spine (minor staining/lower cover rubbed). LACKS first titlepage, [4]pp dedication +licence, 52 Sunday texts 54pp; Mercks Wienn title +125 +[1]p index; Loesch Wienn title +approbation +52 +[2]pp index; Grosse Todten-Bruderschafft title +29 +[1]p index; Auff, auff ihr Christen! title +102pp (lacks index); Oester-reichisches Deo Gratias (lacks title)[6] +16pp; Danck und Denckzahl title +13 +[1]p index; Der glueckliche Fisch-Zug in Anzbach title +21 +[1]p index; Paradeys-Blum title +28pp; Soldaten-Glory title +26pp; Die Heilige Hof-Art title +17 +[1]p index; Wollriechender Spica-Nardt title +23 +[1]p index; Der klare Sonnen-Schejn title +25 +[1]p index; Astriacus Austriacus Himmelreicher Oesterreicher title +17 +[1]p index; Prophetische Willkomb title +18pp; Zeugnuss .. eines Lobwuerdigsten Jugend-Mandels title +21 +[1]p index (lower blank part cut away) +[8]pp of Epitaphs. Includes rejoicing for lifting the siege of Vienna in the Austro-Turkish War of 1683ff. *First edition of this collection of Sancta Clara&#39;s works in a fine stamped pigskin binding with original clasps.

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        Observator, in Dialogue, The

      London: Printed by J. Bennet, for WIlliam Abington, 1684. - Rumbustious and Vitriolic, Satiric and SavageL&#146;ESTRANGE, Roger. The Observator, in Dialogue. The First Volume [Nos. 1 (Wednesday April 13, 1681)-470 (Wednesday, January 9, 1683)]. London: Printed by J. Bennet, for William Abington, 1684.First collected edition of The Observator, Nos. 1-470. Folio (13 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches; 333 x 207 mm.). [2], [4, "To the Reader"], [8, "The Table"], [3, contents], [1, blank] pp. followed by The Observator Nos. 1-470 (unpaginated). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Roger L&#146;Estrange, dated 1684, by R. White after G. Kneller.Modern antique-style panelled calf. Covers decoratively ruled and tooled in blind, spine richly tooled in gilt in compartments with six raised bands and red morocco gilt lettering label, board edges and turn-ins decoratively tooled in blind, marbled endpapers. An excellent copy."The Reader will find in the First Number of This Collection, the True Intent, and Design of the Undertaking; And he will likewise find, in the very Date of it, (April 13. 1681.) the Absolute Neccessity of some Such Application, to Encounter the Notorious Falsehoods; the Malicious Scandals, and the Poysonous Doctrines of That Season" ("To the Reader")."Rumbustious and vitriolic, satiric and savage, week after week for six years and through two million words, Roger L'Estrange's newspaper, the Observator, corroded the foundations of Whiggery "The Observator was the work of a compulsive writer, a feat of literary endurance L'Estrange was, said his enemies, the 'scribbler-general of Tory-land' Its prose hectic, its thoughts haphazard, the Observator lay, its author admitted, somewhere 'betwixt fooling and philosophizing.' It transposed to print the Restoration's fondest verbal facility, raillery, delivering a cascade of libel and abuse, tempered by seriocomic moralizing, and philosophy and political theory reduced to epithets and exclamations."Its deliberate coarseness puts it at an arresting remove from the high eloquence of Dryden. Polite it was not. The Observator was Toryism at its most unbuttoned and vulgar. It was routinely scatological, or, more precisely, urological. The Whig newsmonger Langley Curtis is 'the common piss pot [for] the fanatical clubs about town." Henry Care, 'holds up his leg and pisses upon the government "The relentless repetitiveness of the Observator is half-redeemed by its inventiveness. The Whigs are not just a faction: they are a 'cabal,' 'consult,' consistory,' 'confederacy,' conspiracy, ' This was politics by thesaurus" (Mark Goldie. Roger L'Estrange's Observator and the Exorcism of the Plot. In Roger L'Estrange and the Making of Restoration Culture, edited by Anne Duncan-Page and Beth Lynch, pp. 67-68).Roger L'Estrange (1616-1704) fought on the Royalist side in the English Civil War. In 1644 he led a conspiracy to deliver the town of Lynn to the king and was sentenced to death as a spy. He escaped and took refuge in Holland.In 1653, he returned to England. By 1659, however, he was making his presence as a Royalist known. He printed several pamphlets supporting a return of Charles II.As a reward for his propaganda, L'Estrange was appointed Surveyor of the Imprimery (Printing Press) in 1663. Thereafter, also appointed Licenser of the Press, he retained both positions until the lapse of the Licensing of the Press Act in 1679.As Licenser and Surveyor, L&#146;Estrange was charged with the prevention of the publication of dissenting writings, and authorized to search the premises of printers and booksellers on the merest suspicion of dissension. L&#146;Estrange excelled at this, hunting down hidden presses and enlisting peace officers and soldiers to suppress their activities. He soon came to be known as the "Bloodhound of the Press." He succeeded not only in checking allegedly seditious publications but also in limiting political controversy and reducing debate.Toward the end of 1680, he was forced to flee the country by the political opposition but on his return in 1681 he established The

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        A True Copy of the Journal of the High Court of Justice for the Tryal of K. Charles I as if was Read to the House of Commons.

      Thomas Dring, London 1684 - Full, dark brown contemporary calf binding. New matching calf spine with gilt title, five raised bands and blind stamped decorations. Some wear to the front board, more so to the rear board. Signed names to the prelims. Frontispiece consists of an allegorical with an explanation in verse on the opposite page. Some black spotting to the prelims. A small tape repair to title page. Full page portrait of King Charles Ist preceeding the introduction or preface. A seventy page introduction. Included is an engraving of the court. There are a couple of small tape repairs to the engraving. The court scene has a letter (A,B,C,etc.) depicting various sections of the court. There are corresponding notes to those letters in the following pages. The second section is titled "A Journal of Proceedings of the High Court of Justice." There are numerous lists of people attending diferent sessions of the proceedings. There is a prominent list of 67 Commissioners present and the 59 regicides. Both of these lists are printed in red. Opposite the list of the regicides is a large foldout copy of "THE DEATH WARRANT OF KING CHARLES Ist signed (facsimile) by the 59 regicides. Beneath the signatures is a lengthy statement of THE EXECUTIONEER. At the end of the book are six pages consisting of " An Alphabetical Catalogue of the Members of the Execrable Pretented High Court of Justice." The last page consists of a list and overview of books previously written by Nalson. The second section of the book has 128 pages. Very Rare. OCLC and COPAC list no copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A True Copy of the Journal of the High Court of Justice, for the Tryal of K. Charles I. As it was Read in the House of Commons, and Attested under the hand of Phelps, Clerk to that Infamous Court. Taken by J. Nalson, Ll.D. Jan. 4. 1683.

      London, Printed by H.C. for Thomas Dring 1684 - First edition. Folio, pp. [x], LXX, [viii], 128, [viii]. Three engraved plates: 1. Allegorical Frontispiece (with explanatory leaf); 2. Court-Room Scene (with explanation of the court, with some animadversions); 3. Portrait Frontispiece of King Charles. Bound at rear, &#147;An Alphabetical Catalogue of the Members of the Execrable Pretended High Court of Justice&#148;. List of the 67 commissioners present (p.86) and the 59 regicides (p.110) both printed in red. Title-page has manuscript inscription of &#147;Tho.s Grymes&#148; in a contemporary hand, and an earlier inscription removed without affecting text. First and last blanks and allegorical frontis repaired and laid down, the image area being unaffected. Small paper repair to portrait frontis outside of the plate-mark. Contemporary full calf, rebacked and cornered, with new sewn endbands. spine with double line pallet and morocco letter piece gilt. A fascinating book, with an allegorical frontispiece engraving (accompanied by an explanation, in verse), and an engraving showing the seating arrangements of the trial court. Nalson, (d. 1686 author, historian and clegyman), perpetuates the Royalist point of view in his long introduction, this being followed by a fascinating transcript of the proceedings of the trial, together with speeches made by the king before his death. John Phelps was born in about 1619 in Salisbury, Wilts. In 1648-49, he was called by England's "Rump Parliament" to serve as Clerk of the High Court at the trial of King Charles I. On 14 May 1660 the House of Commons voted the arrest of Phelps and his fellow clerk Broughton. Phelps evaded pursuit and escaped to Lausanne, Switzerland in the company of Ludlow, one of the regicides. Wing N 116 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dr. Willis's practice of physick

      T. Dring, C. Harper & J. Leigh, London 1684 - Only Complete Edition in EnglishWillis, Thomas (1621-75). Dr. Willis's practice of physick, being the whole works of that renowned and famous physician . . . Folio. [26], 152, [14], 158, [4], 96, [8], 143, [8], 218, 145-160, [8], 96, 105-234, [8]pp. 36 plates on 35 plate leaves. London: T. Dring, C. Harper and J. Leigh, 1684. 312 x 195 mm. Calf c. 1684, rebacked, corners repaired. Marginal repairs to first and last few leaves, light soiling and toning, a few fox-marks, but very good. First and Only Complete Edition of Willis's Works in English, translated by the poet Samuel Pordage; the collection includes the First Edition in English of Willis's De anima brutorum. The volume is divided into six separately paginated sections, each with its own title-leaf. Included are English versions of Willis's three great works on the brain--Cerebri anatome, Pathologiae cerebri and De anima brutorum--as well as his clinical and pharmaceutical treatises. In addition to his invaluable work in the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, Willis was the first to distinguish true diabetes mellitus, and showed that the polyuria was not due to any disease of the kidneys. He anticipated the recognition of hormones in the circulation of his suggestion that the phenomena of puberty were due to a ferment distributed through the body from the genitals. He discovered the superficial lymphatics of the lungs, distinguished acute tuberculosis from the chronic fibroid type and gave the first clinical and pathological account of emphysema. Garrison-Morton notes that "the modern treatment of asthma really begins with Willis, who considered it to be of nervous origin" (Garrison-Morton 3165) and that "Willis was probably the first to report an epidemic of cerebrospinal fever" (Garrison-Morton 4673). Wing W-2854. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MYSTICA CIUDAD DE DIOS, milagro de su omnipotencia, y abismo de la gracia, historia dic¡vina, y vida de la Virgen Madre

      Lisboa 1684 - Fol. 3 vols. 1 h. [Grab Frontis] portada, 14 h., 1 h., [ grab. Retrato] 147 h., 160 p., = 6 h., 875 p., 63 p. = 5 h., 453 p., 35 p. Encuadernación plena piel época. Buen estado. Encuadernación restaurada. Revisado completo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nummi Antiqui Populorum et Urbium illustrati.

      Excudebat Franciscus Muguet,, Parisiis, 1684 - In-4° (284x205mm), pp. (54), 610, (1), cartonatura alla rustica coeva con titolo e fregio manoscritti anticamente al dorso. Al frontespizio, stemma calcografico all'Arcivescovo Charles Maurice Le Tellier, dedicatario dell'opera; il blasone del religioso è ripetuto sulla testatina incisa su rame dal Giffart che sormonta la dedicatoria, affiancato da putti, da un leone, da una figura femminile allegorica. Alla dedica fanno seguito un "Index Caesarum, et Augustarum", un indice dei nomi dei magistrati, dei pretori, dei pontefici, un indice delle cose notabili. Aloni marginali alle prime 2 cc. e alle ultime 20 p. ca., nonché alle ultime cc. bianche, al contropiatto e al piatto posteriori; sparse bruniture e fioriture; nell'insieme, più che discreto esemplare a pieni margini. Edizione originale di questa trattazione sulle monete di Grecia e di Roma antica. L'Hardouin (Quimper, Bretagna,1646-Parigi, 1729), sacerdote gesuita, è noto ancora oggi per le sue teorie sul mondo classico estremamente bizzarre e destituite di fondamento per la loro paradossalità già all'epoca; egli credette che la maggior parte delle opere dell'antichità classica (ad eccezione dei poemi omerici, di Erodoto, di Cicerone, di Plinio il Vecchio, delle "Georgiche" virgiliane, delle "Satire" e delle "Epistole" di Orazio) fossero falsi prodotti nel XIII secolo dai monaci benedettini. Bibliotecario del Collège Louis le Grand dal 1683, fu dapprima editore di classici (tra l'altro di una "Naturalis Historia" pliniana ad usum Delphini), poi si volse prevalentemente agli studi numismatici. Nonostante l'assurdità delle sue teorie, ampi e di notevole valore furono i suoi apporti alla storia della numismatica. Brunet, VI, 29760. De Backer-Sommervogel, IV, 84-111. Manca al Cicognara, al Graesse e all'Olschki. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L' Homme De Cour. Traduit De l' Espagnol Par Le Sieur Amelot De La Houssaie. Avec Des Notes.

      Veuve Martin & Jean Boudot, Paris 1684 - Muy bello frontis grabado - Portada grabada - 31 hojas - 326 págs. - y - 9 hojas. Edición muy apreciada ya por los bibliófilos de la época (Palau, dixit) . En las 8 primeras hojas se aprecia una antigua mácula, en el margen superior , sin afectar texto. Encuadernación de época en piel. Lomera con nervios y florones. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'homme de cour traduit de l'espagnol de Baltasar Gracian.

      Paris: chez la Veuve-Martin & Jean Boudot, 1684. - Quarto. [lxiv], 326, [xviii] pages. First edition. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Illustrated with a frontispiece by P. le Pautre.

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        SATYRAE [together with] SATYRARUM

      Amstelaedami (Amsterdam): Henricum Wetstenium. 1684. hb. 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&#39;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. .

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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: N Neuer Pergamentband im Stile der Zeit.

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        Pas-kaart van de zuyd-Kust van Espanjola met de Zee Kust van Nuevo Reyne de Granada. Kupferstich von Joh. van Keulen, Amsterdam, 1684. 51,5 x 57 cm.,

      1684 - Südküste Espaniolas (heute: dominikanische Republik) und Nordküste von Neu-Granada (heute: Kolumbien).- Mit dekorativer Titelkartusche und Meilenzeiger am unteren Rand, rechts daneben Insetkarte der Insel Tiburan-Bay.- Etwas flauer Abdruck, knapprandig, 2 kleine Tesaspuren am rechten Rand. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Zoho Sanpo Ketsugisho.

      Kyoto Nakamura Gohei 1684. - Printer&#146;s colophon: "First year of Jōkyō (1684), [Kyoto] Teramachi Street, below (i.e., south of) Nijo [Street], Nakamura Gohei." Japanese xylographic edition [Block, half folio], 20.6 x 14.3 cm. Columns per page, irregular. Illustrated. Fukuro-toji (i.e. thread) binding, uniform original wrappers with printed title labels reading Tōsho Sanpō ketsugishō 5 vols. 1: 1-2 (preface, dated 1684), 3-4 (table of contents), 5-6 (preface, undated), 7-46 ff. 2:1-2 (table of contents), 3-42 ff. 3: 1-2 (table of contents), 1-65 ff. 4:1-42 ff. 5:1, 1 (table of contents), 1-65 ff. Modern, brocade folding case. Slight wear to edges of wrappers, with some creasing. Occasional spotting on the leaves. Extremely well preserved, supple copy in original binding, with excellent impressions. Extremely rare copy of a classic work produced in 1661 during Japan&#146;s intellectual awakening by the important mathematician Isomura Yoshinori (d. 1710). This much enlarged third edition (1684) includes new uses for pi, such as novel calculations of the surface of a sphere. It solves other practical problems, for instance, the best means of surveying difficult landscapes, and the determination of the volumes of solids. These pursuits are illustrated in a Western style with Eastern inflections. The surveying diagrams in particular could be copied directly from a Western manual, if it were not for local touches, such as the clearly-depicted bamboo canes the surveyors use to calculate the height of a tall willow or faraway misty peak.Isomura was known as "master of the abacus." He taught in a mathematical tradition that sharpened many notable minds over the centuries (including Machiavelli in 15th century Italy). Indeed, Japanese mathematics advanced so far during the seventeenth century that Isomura could complete the "rough approach to an integral calculus" in this book. A similar type of calculus would be developed in Europe by Leibniz. Isomura was also fascinated with the properties and combinations of numbers in "magic squares, magic circles and magic wheels." One experimental use of these formats formed the basis for the now popular puzzle game Sudoku, a discovery usually attributed to the 18th-century Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler. Isomura&#146;s abacus and proto-Sudoku grids are illustrated throughout the volume, bringing an even more modern aspect to its design. This cutting-edge mathematical work demonstrates the graphical influence of the West, just as it absorbs and improves upon Western mathematics. A stunning copy of an extremely rare and important text.*D.E. Smith and Y. Mikami, A History of Japanese Mathematics (1914) I, p 437; this edn. held in US at LC only.First edition (Tokyo, 1661): Waseda University Library (Tokyo), Library of Congress (defective copy).Second edition (Kyoto and Osaka , 1674): six libraries in Japan, including Waseda, and Library of Congress (two copies). The present, third edition, augmented (Kyoto, 1684): ten libraries in Japan, including Waseda, and Library of Congress (LC copy defective), and Swedish Royal Library (Nordenskiöld Collection), Stockholm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, Poblacion y Progresos de la America Septentional, Concida por el Nombre de Nueva Espana

      En la Imprenta de Bernardo de Villa-Diego, Madrid 1684 - [xvii]+548+[16] pages. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 1/4") bound in old velum with original string ties still in place. From the library of George M Foster. 1st edition. Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra (1610 - April 19, 1686), Spanish dramatist and historian, was born at Alcalá de Henares (less probably, Plasencia). He studied law at Salamanca, where he produced a comedy entitled Amor y obligación, which was acted in 1627. He became secretary to the count of Oropesa, and in 1654 he was appointed secretary of state as well as private secretary to Philip IV. Later he obtained the lucrative post of chronicler of the Indies, and, on taking orders in 1671 severed his connexion with the stage. He died at Madrid on the 19th of April 1686. Of his ten extant plays, two have some place in the history of the drama. El Antor al use was adapted by Scarron and again by Thomas Corneille as L'Amour de la mode, while La Gitanilla de Madrid, itself founded on the novela of Cervantes, has been utilized directly or indirectly by PA Wolff, Victor Hugo and Longfellow. The titles of the remaining seven are Triunfos de amor y fortuna, Eurídice y Orfeo, El Alcetzar del secrete, Las Amazonas, El doctor Carlino, Un bobo hace ciento, and Amparar el enemigo. Amor y obligación survives in a manuscript at the Biblioteca Nacional. The Historia de la conquista de México, población y progresos de la América septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva España, covering the three years between the appointment of Cortés to command the invading force and the fall of the city, deservedly ranks as a Spanish prose classic. It was published in 1684; an English translation by Townshend appeared in 1724. George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in. Condition: Lacks Foster stamp and acquiry date, soiled, extremity wear, repair to title verso, page 77 with marginal tear else a very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THIKN NIKOMACHEI IN BIBLIA DEKA ... Aristotelis Ethicorum, sive De Moribus, ad Nicomachum libri decem. Opera doctißimi viri Petri Victorii emendati ... 2 in 1 Band.

      Frankfurt, Andreas Wechel Erben, 1684.. 4°. Titel mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. 4 Bll., 232 SS.; 2 Bll., 332 SS. Blindgepr. Schw.-Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln (beschabt, etw. bestoßen, Deckel und Rücken tintenfleckig, angestaubt. Vorsätze erneuert).. VD16, A 3401. Die beiden ersten Teile der 11-bändigen Werkausgabe des Aristoteles, herausgegeben von A. Syllburg 1584-1587 (vgl. KVK; Britischer Verbundkatalog). Die Nikomachische Ethik ist die bedeutendste der drei unter dem Namen des Aristoteles überlieferten ethischen Schriften.- Bei den ersten 4 Blättern Fehlstellen an der Oberkante ergänzt. Titel und Text mit sehr zahlreichen, zeitgenöss. hs. Anmerkungen. Papier gebräunt und stellenweise braunfleckig.

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        Kst.- Karte, (anonym) aus Happels Historische Kernchronik b.Thomas von Wiering, ohne Titel.

      . 1684, 16,5 x 32,5. Sehr seltene Kupferstichkarte vom Peloponnes, die umgeben ist von Ansichten von griech. Städten während der Belagerungen 1684 ( Koroni, Navarino, Napoli di Romania und Modon ! - Nicht bei Zacharakis, der von Thomas Wiering nur eine Karte im Anhang aufführt.( vergleiche Nr. 2604 ). Bibliographisch nur nachweisbar in der UB Göttingen.

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        AFRICA Secundum legitimas Projectionis Stereographic ae regulas

      Nuremberg: Homann Heirs. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 18 x 21.5". This decorative map of Africa provides then-contemporary knowledge about the coastal regions of the continent. Beginning with the example of J.B. Homann&#39;s 175 map of Africa, Haas then added additional cartographic information gleaned from the work of French cartographers Delisle and D&#39;Anville. Significant details include the distinct regions of Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia, the inclusion of Lake Nyasa as Lac Marawi, and the labeling of the Congo and the Dutch settlements of Castell Batov and Stellenbosch at the Cape. However, the map%u2019s most striking feature is its cartouche, a scene of Europeans and Africans interacting that fills the lower left corner of the map. Lions another indigenous animals resting in the foreground suggest this scene is a peaceful one, characterized--somewhat ficticiously--by cooperation and understanding rather than warfare. Table Bay and Table Mountain in Capetown are visible in the distance. With its incorporation of a descriptive text, the cartouche demonstrates how Europeans viewed Africa as an exotic land of both intrigue and potential. The map is in very good condition with no chips or tears. Overall clean impression. Johann Matthias Haas (1684-1724) was a mathematician, astronomer, and cartographer. He published many of his maps under the firm of the Homann Heirs, who carried on the work of mapmaker Johann Baptist Homann. This map illustrates the European view of African in the early part of the 18th century.

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        Relatio Historico-Politica, occupata circa Philosophian ek Paradeigmaton, Die der Aristoteles Historiam tu dioti nennet; Hinderbringt dem ... Lectori Alle von dem Höchstlöbl. Ertz-Haus Oesterreich/ Als dieser Zeit Einiger Vormauer des Vaterlands Teutscher Nation/ Mit dem grausamen Türcken geführter glücklicher und unglücklicher Kriege : Mit Darstellung Gottes augenscheinlicher Assistenz ... wider Ihre ... Feinde: continuirt Biß auf die letzte Action des Christ-hülfflichen Entsatzes der geliebten Residentz-Stadt Wien ... / Von Johann Hieronymo Im Hof/ von Merlach/ Hoch-Fürstl. Bamberg. Rath/ und Pflegern zu Vilseck

      Sultzbach/Sulzbach , Johann Hofmann Nürnberg, 1684.. [10] Bl. 252 S., Frontispiz, 9 gefaltete Kupferstiche, zwei Porträts (Kupferst.) 8°, 18 - 23,5 cm, original Papiereinband mit neuen Vorsätzen, Einband in gutem Zustand mit fester Bindung, Inhalt nur sehr wenig stockfleckig und gebräunt, kleiner Wasserschaden auf den ersten 10 Blättern, ganz leicht wumrstichig in den äußeren Blättern, Falttafeln in sehr gutem Zustand (erste Tafel ca. 3cm eingerissen), insgesamt ist das Buch in einem sehr gutem und sauberen Zustand.. VD17 3:303611Y; Detailreiche, in barockem Deutsch verfasste, Darstellung der Türkenkriege und ihrer Vorgeschichte. Die Tafeln zeigen u.a. Pest, Stülweisenburg, Wien, Türkenlager und einen Türkensoldat. Porträts von Ernst Rüdiger von Stahremberg und Kara Mustapha Bassa W1

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        Origines Pomeranicas.....exhibet Opera & Studium.

      Kolberg. Bothe.1684.. Erste Auflage. 20 x 17 cm 4 Blatt, 344 Seiten, 18 Blatt. - 10 Blatt, 516 Seiten. Pergament der Zeit. Gut erhalten.. Cum Notis & Animadversionibus Historico-Politicis, maximam partem Jus publ. atq; Feudale Pomeranicum, Tabulas Progonologicas ultimorum Pomeraniea Principum, vitas & praecipuas res gestas omnium Episcoporum Cammminensium itemq; Familiarum Nobil. quae in Pomerania esse desierunt, laterculum complectentibus, necessariis adjectis Indicibus, exhibet Opera & Studium Martini Rnagonis. Cassiod. 8. Variar. Orat. 7. Perdius ac pernox Patrum memorias revolve: scrutare Gentis Tuae cunabula: Res gestas & Annalium Monumenta observa. Turpe enim est, in Patria sua peregrinum agere. Inhalt: Über Pommern und seiine berühmten Geschlechter und Männer, die aus deisen Geschlechtern hervorgegangen sind. Thema wird durch vier Abhandlungen betrachtet, die von Schurtzfleisch, Hartknoch und Mühlens stammen. S. 1-100: Conrad-Samuelis Schurtzfleisch Viri CLmi Origines Pomeranicae. I. Scriptores. (S. 1-28). Christophori Hartknoch. Viri CLmi, Origines Pomeranicae. (S. 29-72). Pomeranicae, CL Christoph Hartknoch De Republ. Polon. Caput VI. Lib. I. De Ppomerania. (S.73-79). Egidii van der Mylen / Viri Nobilissimi, Antiqua Pomeranorum Respublica. (S. 80-100). S. 101-236: Diplomata quaedam vetusta, Pomeraniae antiquitates quam maxime illustrantia, antehac (dvobus exceptis) nuncquam typis evulgata cum notis et animadversionibus martini Rangonis, Pomerani. S. 237-344: Martini Rangonis Nota & Animadversiones ad origines Pomeranicas. Rango, Martin von; eig. Martin Range, geb. 1634 in Kolberg, gest. 1688 ebenda, war Advokat am kurfürstl.-brandenburg. Hofgericht, Ratsherr von Kolberg und Historiker. Schurtzfleisch, Konrad Samuel; geb. 1641 in Korbach, gest. 1708 in Wittenberg, war Historiker, Polyhistor und Bibliothekar. Hartknoch, Christoph; geb. 1644 in Jablonken, Herzogtum Preußen, gest. 1687 in Thorn; preußischer Historiker und Kartograph. Wurde 1677 Lehrer am Thorner Gymnasium, erlebte eine Reihe von Tartarenangriffen, starb mit nur 43 Jahren in Thorn. Angebunden; TABBERT, Mattheo, CONSTANTINI M. Imperatoris cum Alexandro. Greifswald Doischer, 1671. Kirchengeschichte des pommerschen Theologen Mattäus Tabbert (1615-1675). Lage U des nachgebundenen Werks gelockert, anfangs und gegen Ende mit geringer Wurmspur, stellenweise mit Anstreichungen und Marginalien in Tinte, einige Seiten angeschmutzt.

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        Historia insectorum generalis, in qua verissimae mutationum, seu lentae in membra epigeneseos rationes, duce Experientia, redduntur, recepta vulgo Insectorum Metamorphosis solide refutatur... Adjicitur dilucidatio ... Editio Nova.Leiden, Johannes van Abkoude, 1733. 4to. With 13 engraved plates, of which 8 folding, and 1 folding table. Early 19th-century brown half sheepskin, old fly leaves preserved.

      BMC NH, p. 2055; Hagen II, p. 209; Horn & Schenkling 21795; Nissen, ZBI 4053; STCN (6 copies); for the author: DSB XIII, pp. 168-175. Reissue of the rare Latin translation first published in Utrecht, by Meinardus van Dreunen in 1684, of Swammerdam's famous work on the metamorphosis of insects. Since Aristotle, the theory on insects was based on three suppositions, insects lack internal anatomy, they originate by spontaneous generation and they develop by metamorphosis. The idea of metamorphosis was that a sudden and total change from one kind of creature into another, comparable to the alchemical transmutation of a base metal into gold. Swammerdam's thesis was fundamentally new and significant. He believed all three suppositions to be false and devoted a wide variety of investigations to refute these ideas.With a small tear, the first few pages heavily browned and foxed, one small tear and some occasional slight damp stains and foxing, but with the plates in very good condition. Binding re-backed and slightly rubbed near the edges. Good copy.

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        L&#39;Art de Peinture

      Peinture...Traduit en François. Enrichy de Remarques, reveu, corrigé, & augmenté. Troisieme Edition. Engraved vignette on title & 32 plates (incl. an engraved title). 6 p.l., 276 pp.; [62] pp. 8vo, cont. speckled calf (joints at head with very short cracks), dark red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: N. Langlois, 1684. Third edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged, of this famous and influential poem on painting in elegant Latin hexameter, translated by Roger de Piles (1635-1709). Dufresnoy (1611-68), a native of Paris, studied painting in Rome and Venice and, upon his return, was engaged to furnish the paintings for the magnificent Château du Raincy. He provided many paintings for the chapel, salons, and pavilion but suffered paralysis after two years and was obliged to retire. The present work was originally published in Latin as De Arte Graphica (1st ed.:1668); the work enjoyed many editions in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. This edition contains the original Latin text with French translation on facing pages. Written during his Italian sojourn, it embodies Dufresnoy&#39;s observations on the art of painting and may be termed a critical treatise on the practice of the art, with general advice to students. The precepts are sound according to the standard of his time though the poetical merits are slender in style (formed chiefly on Lucretius and Horace). Dufresnoy stressed the importance of color as an essential component of artistic beauty. This edition contains in the second part the valuable engravings -- engraved title and 31 plates -- by Sebastian Le Clerc (1637-1714), entitled "Figures d&#39;Academie pour aprendre à désiner." Provenance: John Evelyn, (sale Christie&#39;s London, 30 Nov. 1977, lot 495) with his acquisition notes. Modern booklabel of Peter A. Wick. A fine and crisp copy. &#10087; Benezit, Vol. 4, p. 1287. Berlin Kat. 4619. .

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