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        Autograph letter signed, to the Duchess of Aveiro

      Agaña (Mariana Islands), 1684. Folio, 4 pp., manuscript in ink on paper, about 1500 words, written in a neat hand; in fine condition preserved in a bookform case by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. A spanish martyr on colonising the southern continent. An exceptionally interesting manuscript, in which Father Solorzano, a Jesuit missionary in the Mariana Islands, gives news of the work accomplished by the Mariana Islands Mission, and discusses plans for the missionaries to explore and evangelise the southern continent. The plan is clearly reminiscent of Quiros' memorials about seventy years earlier.In the 1660s Spanish Jesuit missionaries set out to colonise the Mariana Islands, which until then had been called the Ladrones - named thus by Magellan for the thievery of the native inhabitants. Father Solorzano was one of the earliest casualties in what became a vicious struggle between the Spanish settlers and the native peoples of the islands: three months after the date of this letter he was killed in a skirmish and became one of the first martyrs.'Meanwhile, Duchess Maria d'Aveiro, who had already more or less adopted the mission, saw to it that the necessary flow of ducats was continued from Madrid to the Marianas. She was repaid with abundant letters full of detailed information on the Church's progress in those regions. Her archives, which must have been a historian's goldmine, contained many manuscripts dealing with ecclesiastical and colonial affairs. In 1923, however, they were sold to Maggs Brothers and subsequently dispersed...' (Francis X. Hezel).This is one of that small series of letters written by Solorzano to the mission's patron the Duchess of Aveiro, sold by Maggs Brothers in their famous catalogue Australia and the South Seas of 1927. This specific letter was item 52 in the catalogue, which summarised the manuscript thus:'Father Solorzano tells how supplies for the Mariana Islands had been delayed by storms, but that the people of Manila had sent help to them under the command of Don Damian de Esplaña. The garrison had been away in the island of Rota, preparing the conquest of the island of Zaypan, and on its return voyage had nearly been lost in a great storm together with the governor and various friendly Indians, in all some three hundred persons.' "Added to this anxiety was another... which was that the bilander which was moored to the harbour with nine cables, broke away during the gale, and was finally smashed to pieces on the reefs off the shore, thereby destroying our hope of exploring the southern islands which lead to the unknown Austral lands and are the goal of our endeavours".'The writer goes on to tell how they had tried to obtain other boats for the purpose of exploring the islands in the South, and that the Governor having died Esplaña had been nominated in his stead...'We have been unable to trace whether this proposed expedition ever set sail'. (Maggs, catalogue 491, item 52, £52 10s).As various publications of the period attest, the Spanish and especially the colonists in Mexico continued to see the proposals of Quiros for the evangelisation and annexation of the southern land as a real possibility. In 1669 for example, Father Luis de San Vitores' Memorial, printed in Mexico, renewed Quiros' call (and quoted from him extensively) to lobby for the consolidation of a mission in the Mariana Islands as a stepping-stone to the colonization and conversion of the "Southern or Austral Islands"

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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 (in: Acta Eruditorum, year 1684)

      Leipzig, Christopher Gunther for J. Grossium, and Christoph Breitkopf for J. Gleiditsch, 1684. Small 4to. [19,7 x 15,3 cm]. pp. 467-473 and one plate (Tab. XII) for the article. Contemporary half vellum over boards with title written in contemporary hand on the spine.l The 1684 volume with Leibniz's famous article on differential calculus 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. We offer the entire third volume of the Acta Eruditorum, year 1684, which collates as follows, [10], 590, [8] pp. with 14 engraved plates and tables, some folding. A very good copy in unusually crisp and clean condition, and in an attractive original binding. Norman 1326; Dibner, Heralds of science 109; Ravier, Biblio. de Leibnitz 84-96, 101-104 and 195-214; PMM, 160.

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        Serta Florea Svecana eller Swenske Örte-krantz [Swedish Herbal]

      Stockholm: Strängääs. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with corner wear. Spine top chipped and scuffed at joints. Manuscript notes [in Swedish] on eps. Fraying to fore edge of title page and rear ep corner missing. Darkening to pages. Overall contents tight. 1684. First Edition. Leather cover. 155mm x 95mm (6" x 4"). 416pp +16pp index. Woodcuts around title and numerous woodcut illustrations of plants in the text. Seventeenth century edition of Palmberg's Swedish Herbal. Index has three separate sections covering Swedish, German and Latin. .

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        Mechanicorum Libri Octo

      apud Anissonis, Joan Posuel et Claudium Rigaud, 1684 Mechanicorum Libri Octo. In quibus uno eodemque principio vectis vires Physice explicantur et Geometricè demonstrantur. Atque machinarum omnis generis componendarum methodus proponitur. Casati, Paolo. Lugduni, apud Anissonis, Joan Posuel et Claudium Rigaud, 1684. Prima edizione. In - 4°, pergamena coeva con titolo sul dorso. 1 f. bianco, (xvi), 799 pp., 1 f. bianco. con numerose illustrazioni e schemi in xilografia n.t. Arrossature della carta, ma bell' esemplare.

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        OSSERVAZIONI DI FRANCESCO REDI ACCADEMICO DELLA CRUSCA, INTORNO AGLI ANIMALI VIVENTI CHE SI TROVANO NEGLI ANIMALI VIVENTI. In Firenze, Per Piero Matini, all'insegna del Lion d'Oro, 1684.

      Prima edizione. Cm.24x16,7. Pg.(8), 253, (1). Legatura in piena pergamena rigida, con titoli manoscritti al dorso a cinque nervature. Al frontespizio, impresso in rosso e nero, incisione calcografica con stemma della Crusca e il relativo motto "Il più bel fior ne coglie". Fuori testo ritratto del Redi inciso da Adrianus Halluech su un dipinto di Justus Supterman. In fine 26 tavole, due delle quali in grande formato, con numerose figure di raccapriccianti parassiti o organi di animali. Minime spellature ai margini. Tagli spruzzati. Buon esemplare, su carta greve. Le prime e le ultime carte sono interessate da pronunciati aloni bruniti. Volume di particolare interesse in quanto completo del ritratto dell'Autore, sovente mancante. Francesco Redi (Arezzo, 1626 ? 1697), naturalista, medico e letterato, compì gli studi a Firenze e a Pisa, laureandosi in Filosofia e Medicina, per poi entrare al servizio dei Medici. Fu arciconsolo della Crusca dal 1678 al 1690, partecipando ai lavori della terza edizione del "Vocabolario" e fu tra i fondatori dell'"Accademia del Cimento". Nominato archiatra del Granduca Ferdinando II, lasciò vari importanti studi tanto letterarari quanto scientifici, e morì a Pisa nel 1697. "I suoi studi, fra i quali quelli intorno alla generazione spontanea e al veleno delle vipere, rivestono particolare importanza nella storia della scienza moderna, per la loro opera di demolizione di alcune teorie di stampo aristotelico a favore di un'attività sperimentale e per la loro applicazione in campo medico di una pratica terapeutica di impostazione ippocratica, costruita su regole di prevenzione e sull'uso di rimedi esclusivamente naturali e su precetti di vita equilibrata. Pubblicò un gran numero di ricerche naturalistiche, che destarono grande interesse in tutta Europa. Nel lavoro scientifico di Redi più ancora dei risultati ottenuti è essenziale il metodo usato, che gli assicura un posto di grande rilievo nella storia del metodo sperimentale" (da wikipedia). Nel presente testo riporta le esperienze personali in campo anatomico, analizzando ben 108 diversi tipi di parassiti.

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        Perfectissimus calepinus paruus Sive Correctissimum Dictionarium Caesaris Calderini Mirani. [...] Additiones Doctoris Francisci Tamasucii, [...] quibus ex arte custoditis plurium vocularum congeriem inspersam industrio Francisci Ricardi ...

      Venedig, Valvasensus 1684.. kl.-4°. 3 Bll., 454, 120 (recte 110) S. Manuskript-Einband. (ukrain. Handschrift). Berieb. Zeitgen. Notizen u, Skizzen am Vors. Vereinz. fleckig m. kl. Wurmgängen.. Auf Nizolio und Calepinus basierendes Wörterbuch, das weite Verbreitung fand.

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        Parayso occidental plantado y cultivado por la liberal benefica mano de los muy catholicos y poderosos reyes de España, nuestros señores, en su magnifico Real Convento de Jesus Maria de Mexico

      Mexico: Juan Ribera Small 4to. [12], 206 ff., coat of arms.. 1684 Polymath" is the term most often applied to Siguenza y Gongora (1645–1700), and indeed he was a cosmographer, philosopher, chronicler, poet, biographer, historian, cartographer, and priest.Here he is wearing the hats of a chronicler and a biographer, as he, "an intellectual friend of Sor Juana [Ines de la Cruz] and at the same time a man of science and religiosity, [writes] the history of the convent of Jesus Maria and the biography of some of its notable nuns." His Parayso occidental is "a classic example of baroque[-era] writing on the monastic life of nuns [in Mexico]" (both quotations from Lavrin, p. 205). As such, the volume is important; and even apart from its association with the Spanish world's Tenth Muse," it is => a basic starting place for the study of nuns, the economics of nunneries, and the political life of the same.As is increasingly the case with Mexican imprints of the 17th century, it is => little found in the marketplace.Provenance: 18th-century ownership signature on title-page and first leaf of preliminaries of the Conde del Fresno de la Fuente. Late 19th-century Mexican quarter dark green morocco with mottled green paper sides; binding rubbed and abraded. Pencilling on front fly-leaf and title-page verso; top margins closely cropped occasionally costing top of letters of running heads and foliation. Worming, chiefly in margins but occasionally into the text, not costing words, sometimes repaired; first and last few leaves with old repairs to corners and margins and a bit of text restored in pen and ink. Withal, a good++ copy of important work that is not often on the market.

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        Neu-eröffnete sonst allergehaimste, geistlich-statistische Jesuiter Rahts-Stube, oder... in 11... votis bestehendes Consilium und Deliberation über die... von e. hohen k. Etats Ministers an ein hochberühmtes... Jesuiten-Collegium... gesandte Staats- und Gewissensfrage wegen Teckelische und evangel.-ungarischen Malcontanten Restitution; und Fortsetzung des Türkenkriegs etc. O. O. u. Dr. 1684. 4°. 3Bll. 148S. Hldr. d. Zt.

      . . VD17 12:114999F - Apponyi 2197.- Seltener politischer Traktat mit persifl. Tendenz gegen die Wiener Regierung und ihre kleinlichen Händel.- Titel verso gestempelt, knapp beschnitten, Vorderdeckel lose

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        Plutarch's morals : Translated from the Greek by several hands. The second edition corrected and amended. I-IV.

      Ldn., Printed for R. Bently at the Post-House in Russel-street in Covent Garden. . 1684-91. 8vo. Nyere skinnryggbd. (1890) med opphøyde ryggbånd, enkel ryggdekor i blindpreg, marmorerte dekler. Gravert frontispiece, (32), 734 ; (16), 192, 237, 174 ; gravert frontispiece, (6), 260, 418 ; gravert frontispiece, (6), 631 s. 1681-91. 8vo. Recent calf (1890), raised bands, blindstamped spines, marbled covers. Engraved frontispiece, (32), 734 ; (16), 192, 237, 174 , engraved frontispiece, (69, 260, 418 ; engraved frontispiece, (6), 631 pp.. Et par bind med svake fuktskjolder. Two volumes with some waterstaining

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

      Paris. 1684.. [12],312,107pp. 12mo. Bound to style in full calf, gilt, 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. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 684/75. STREETER SALE I:102. HOWES H415. SABIN 31347. TPL 81 (1st ed). HARRISSE, NOUVELLE FRANCE 150 (1st issue) GREENLY, MICHIGAN 8. GRAFF 1858 (1st issue). VAIL 222 (1st issue).

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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, allevargli, e mantenergli. E con le figure cavate dal vero, intagliate dal Tempesta e dal Villamena.

      Roma, presso M. Angelo de Rossi, 1684. In-8 gr. (mm. 274x200), p. pergamena mod., dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro su tassello, astuccio, 5 cc.nn., 60 cc.num., 61-62 pp.num., 63-68 cc.num., 69-77,(1) pp.num., 6 cc.nn., bel frontesp. in pregevole cornice figur.; ornato da fregi e grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta, inc. su legno. L'opera è illustrata da 66 bellissime tavv. nel t., inc. in rame dal Tempesta e dal Villamena, che raffigurano vari tipi di uccelli e i diversi modi di catturarli, trappole e reti, scene di caccia. "Seconda edizione" di questo celebrato testo. Cfr. Nissen,693 - Zimmer,II, p. 475 - Cicognara,2072 - Ceresoli, p. 386: "Le tavole sono uguali a quelle della prima ediz. (1622), ma sono state scelte tra le migliori. Rara e ricercata" - Gamba,2039: "L'Autore, di patria novarese, dedica quest'opera al celebre cav. Cassiano Del Pozzo. Sono descritte molto accuratamente 45 specie di uccelli, ed i modi di prenderli e di conservarli. Filippo Re collocò questo libro tra i migliori che posseggono gl'Italiani in materia di caccia". Tracce d'uso o lievi arross. su alc. cc., alone margin. su 6 cc., ma complessivam. un buon esemplare marginoso.

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        The Shifts of Reynardine The Son of Reynard the Fox, or a pleasant History of his life and death.

      T.J. for Edward Brewster, London 1684 - 1684, First Edition of the third part of the Reynard story. Rebound in late-19th century wraps. Lacks the last leaf (159-160). Title page present, but lacks any prelims. Loss, likely from insect damage, to the upper corer of the last 10 pages, including some areas of text. Otherwise complete, with moderate browning. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ACTA VITAE S FERDINANDI REGIS CASTELLAE ET LEGIONIS

      - Acta vitae S. Ferdinandi, Regis Castellae et Legionis, ejus nominis tertii cum postuma illius gloria et historia S. Crucis Caravacanae. Eodem quo ipse natus est anno MCXCVIII coelitus allatae ex Latinis ac Hispanicis variorum scriptis collecta, variaeque illustrata. Comentariis, Annotationibus, & Iconibus. Opera ac studio.- Antuerpiae, Apud Michaelem Knobbarum, sub signo S. Petri, MDCLXXXIV (1684); en 8º mayor pergamino a la romana moderno, Frontis y retrato de Carlos II grabados por Bouttats, 12 hh. 395 pp. 1 h. Alguna ilustración en el texto. Un mapa plegado y 9 láminas. Palau: nº 211777. Buen ejemplar. Falta el retrato de San Fernando que le dá la bibliografía.

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        Lyste vande Staet der Troupen die den Koning van Vrankryk syn Armeé Sullen Formeeren

      Nicolaes Wilt, Gravenhage, Netherlands 1684 - [2], 10 p.; 20 cm. Signatures: pi1A4B1 (4to). Woodcut title vignette. Date of publication from Worldcat. Knuttel, 11922. Not in STCN. Old ink page numbering 799-810 written over printed page numbers. Contains lists of the number of batallions of infantry, gendarmes, cavalry, and dragoons from each area of France, with their officers. In Very Good- Condition: slightly foxed and soiled, primarily along page edges; stitching gone; otherwise a clean and solid copy.

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        Opera, quae sunt publici juris, omnia. Ad manuscriptos codices plures, nec-non ad editiones antiquiores & castigatiores emendata, aucta, & in unum omnia volumen nunc primum collecta.

      Apud Guillelmum Desprez 1684 - - Apud Guillelmum Desprez, Parisiis (Paris) 1684, In 4 (19x25,5cm), (26) 672 119pp. (36), Un Vol. relié. - Nouvelle édition, joliment orné de bandeaux, cul-de-lampe et lettrines. A condition de considérer que le mythographe Fulgentius et l'évêque soient bien une seule personne, cette édition ne retient que les oeuvres théologiques de Saint Fulgent. Un index alphabétique très utile se trouve en fin d'ouvrage.Plein Veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné, avec semis d'étoiles. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Accidents avec manque au sommet des coiffes. Coikns émoussés. Une trace de mouillure en début d'ouvrage en marge droite, sur le coin supérieur, sans atteinte au texte.Fulgentius (468-533), est célèbre parmi les pères de l'église pour sa vie pieuse et exemplaire, il fut d'abord moine, puis abbé et ensuite évêque de Ruspe en Tunisie, alors sous la domination d'un roi arien. Outre ses épîtres et sa réflexion sur la vraie foi, l'oeuvre de Fulgent est reconnu pour son combat contre l'arianisme, et les sectarisme du temps tels que le pélagisme et le nestorianisme. (26) 672 119pp. (36) [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 ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed by J. Heptinstall, for Edward Evets at the Green Dragon, and Henry Faithorne and John Kersey at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1684, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: 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 ... ... thereto / written in French by Peter Jurieu, Doctour and Professour of Divinity ; and now done into EnglishVery good copy in the original, full, blind-ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description [2], cxx, 608 p., [1] leaf of plates. Notes Translation of Abrege de l'histoire du Concile de Trente. Other names Faithorne, William, 1616-1691. Related item Referenced by: ESTC R12857. Referenced by: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), J1203. Subjects; Catholic Church - History - Early works to 1800. Council of Trent (1545-1563) - History. Reformation - Early works to 1800. Councils and synods - History - Early works to 1800.

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        Experiments and Considerations About the Porosity of Bodies in Two Essays.

      Printed for Sam. Smith at the Prince's Arms in S. Pauls Church-Yard., London, 1684, Full-Leather, Book Condition: Very GoodSize: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall, Leather covers with four bands on spine. [4] 145p. Inked owner name on front stuckdown, with some colour bleed to front free endpaper. Light rubbing to covers, almost no age spots, 2cm pencilled line in margin of 44. Clean copy with tight binding. Robert Boyle (1627-1691) was a seventeenth century natural philosopher, chemist, physicist and inventor. He is known not only as one of the founders of modern chemistry but also as a pioneer of the modern experimental method. 154g.

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        Amerique Septemtrionale [sic] . [upper left sheet of:] Carte Universelle du Monde vulgairement dite la Mappemonde.

      M.elle Du Val, Fille de l'Auteur, Paris 1684 - Engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. Rare separate issue of the North American sheet from Du Val's 1679 world map. According to Shirley, each of the four sheets which comprise this very rare wall map were published separately. "Each sheet, as issued, originally contained its own title and key which could be trimmed off when the four sheets were joined to form a single large map" (Shirley). The present copy of the North American sheet includes such a title, present in the area below the equator which is marked by a line of gradients indicating where the map would have been trimmed had it been assembled with other sheets as a wall map. The depiction of America is quite interesting. The map is largely based on previous mappings by Sanson and includes the trade routes across the Pacific. California is depicted as an island and a speculative aspect also dominates the portrayal of the rest of the American Southwest, such as the labelling of the mythical land of "Quivira" on the mainland, and the depiction of the Rio Grande as having its source in the fictitious "Lac de Conibas". Wagner notes the map for its cartography of the northwest coast, describing it as a "Sanson map with the Terre de Iesso or Eso between the Destroit d'Anian next to California and the Destroit de Vriez" (Wagner). The depiction of the American Northeast is somewhat more progressive than that shown by Sanson: New York (i.e. Nouvelle Holande), Boston, Virginia and Maryland are each specifically named. Most of the American Southeast is shown as a part of the great Spanish territory of "Floride," which extends north into the Carolinas. Interestingly, this map seems to have included a rhetorical device intended to promote the idea of a Northwest Passage, with the route of an anonymous voyage through the Northwest Passage shown, dated 1665 and terminating in Button's Bay. At roughly the same time as the present map (i.e. the world map from which this comprises the upper left corner), Du Val also issued a four sheet map of North and South America ("L'Amerique Suivant les derniers Relations avec les Routes que l'on tient pour Les Indes Occidentales"). Cartographically, the mappings are quite similar. Two issues of the world map were produced, this being from the second dated 1684. Shirley, Mapping the World 489; Wagner Cartography of the Northwest Coast 424. Not in Burden, The Mapping of North America or Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada.

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        The Arraignment, Tryal & Condemnation Of Algernon Sydney

      Benj. Tooke, London, 1684, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good-, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionSize: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Book measures 12 1/4 x 8". Collation is folio. The item is designated in the notes that accompanied it, and compares accurately with Wing A3754. The prior owners notes (Wings are penciled in the margin of the title page) reference "McAlpin 30.1 x 19.2 cm, (1) 67p. portr. frontisp, appointment of printer on flyleaf." As is our custom the grade may be thought of as a compromise between the newish hardcovers and the understandably aged text, hopefully the listed attributes will answer for specifics.This is a large format pamphlet placed in hardcovers, and has no frontispiece, the original text commences with the title page followed by the 1st page of text, collation code 'B'. Text concludes at page 67, final collatition on page 65 code 'S'. It is preceded and followed by tan replacement endsheets. The text, with predictable waviness and minor foxing is mildly age darkened at what look to be its natural, uncut (post assembly) edges. Title page has postage stamp size section missing at lower corner, text has the odd mild stain and corrected dog ear, all fairly mild. Title page also has edge flecking/edge darkening, and more mildly so, the sheet following.There is much variation in the finished size of the leaves (perhaps 1/16th inch) and surely as made. The spine label is done in gilt on black and spine has trace of sunfade especially at top. Board are dark blue cloth. It is now stored air tight under low light. Foto of the book will follow shortly, Book

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        Hudibras in Three Parts. Corrected with Several Additions and Annotations

      Henry Herringman, 1684, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, 1st Editionpart 1 originally published in 1663, part 2 in 1664 and part 3 in 1678. this is the first appearance of all 3 together. original boards are worn and the hinges have cracked and been repaired. 2 previous owner's signatures. age related marks and small tears. raised bands to the spine. no label on spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Inventory No: 13em.

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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: 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.

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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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        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: 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.

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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]

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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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        THE HOLY BIBLE. [bound with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS, COLLECTED INTO ENGLISH METRE

      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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        MEMORIAS HISTORICAS DE LOS MONARCAS OTHOMANOS, QUE ESCRIVIO EN LENGUA TOSCANA.

      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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        ANONYMI CUSJUSDAM SCRIPTUM ACCURATISSIMUM, CIRCA JUS NATURAE ET GENTIUM

      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]

      [Bookseller: Hyde Brothers, Booksellers]
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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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        Virginie

      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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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