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2009-03-15 15:11:33
Compiled by Isomura Yoshinori
Kyoto Nakamura Gohei 1684. Printer¬ís 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¬ís 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-15 10:13:01
Nalson J
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. Size: 8 1/2" X 12 3 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-03-15 10:13:01
Thomas Dring 1684 - 135pp. Fronticepiece of Charles I. Engraving of the Court with explanation. DOES NOT CONTAIN SECOND FRONTISPIECE.An alphabetical catalogue of the members of the execrable pretended High Court of Justice at rear.Very good clean condition, noticed 2 small tear and poor tape repair to fronticepiece. A few textual marks.Name and date 1830 to top of title page. Rebound full leather with 5 raised bands and title label. New ep's. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0.0 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: C. & A.J. Barmby
2009-03-09 08:16:45
Filmer, Robert. 1588? - 1653]. By the Learned Sir Robert Filmer, Knight.
Printed for Rich. Royston, 1684 / 1680, London: - Frontis of Charles II. "The Freeholders Grand Inquest Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and his Parliament" which includes the remaining tracts, "Observations upon Aristotles Politiques Touching Forms of Government"; "Directions for Obedience to Government in Dangerous or Doubtful Times"; "Observations Concerning the Original of Government"; "The Anarchy of a Limited or Mixed Monarchy"; "The Power of Kings and in Particular of the King of England"; & "An Advertisment to the Jury-Men of England Touching Witches." are continuously paginated [with the exception of preliminary matter to each tract], and precede PATRICARCHA. The title piece, Freeholder, "is the prime source for Filmer's constitutional doctrines and is of great interest as a statement of Royalist absolutism. . The contents of this tract are of interest to the constitutional historian for two reasons. First, it illustrates the great importance of the work of scholars of the period to the constitutional controversies. Secondly, it shows that Royalist absolutism was worked out in detail before the Civil War ." [Laslett. PATRIARCHA, p. 128]. The importance of PATRICARCHA, as a treatise on the Right of Kings to Rule, is perhaps best stated by Paul A. Rahe, former Jay P Walker Professor of History at University of Tulsa, " . the book is worth its weight in gold. It was written at some point after 1628 and prior to 1631. Filmer sought permission from Charles I to publish it at some point prior to 8 February 1632 and was on that date denied permission. It circulated th … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA
2009-03-07 22:14:47
Fulman, William, ed
E Theatro Sheldoniano, Oxoniae, 1684. Folio. (vi),598,(xxiv)pp. Vignette engraving on title page. Full leather. Rebacked maintaining the original diced calf boards, gilt; spine in five compartments with raised bands; red leather lettering label, gilt; marbled endpapers. The final page of the introductory section, 'Lectori', lacks the bottom blank half, and is nicely mounted; there is no loss to the text. This volume contains: Ingulfi Croylandensis Historia; Petri Blesensis Continuatio; Chronica de Mailros; Annales Burtonenses; and Historiae Croylandensis Continuatio. This volume was followed by a later volume, edited by Thomas Gale, which contained additional chronicles. A third volume is sometimes considered part of the series, the Historiae Britannicae, Saxoniae, Anglo-Danicae, also edited by Gale. ESTC R9891. A very good copy, nicely rebacked as noted ablve. Wing F2525. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA [Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.]
2009-02-23 02:11:09
N. Visscher
Amsterdam, 1684. Size : 470x570 (mm), 18.5x22.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Good, lower portion of central fold has been reinforced, small tear along lower margin not affecting the image has been repaired.
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-02-21 06:17:32
Passerone, Lodovico
In Venetia [Venice]: Per il Prodocimo, 1684. Later edition (European Americana 684/123) of a work first issued in 1672. Not in Sabin. [12], 321 [= 334] pp. P. 322 mis-numbered 321. Text in Italian. Illustrated with 5 cuts, head & tailpieces, decorative initial capital letters. 12mo. 13.6 cm x 8 cm. Period full vellum binding with title hand inked to spine. General darkening to vellum, with a 1" split developing along bottom of front joint. Cocked. No free eps, with marks of prior ownership to front fixed endpaper. A VG copy. Item #31178 Last part contains portions on America [e.g., Mexico, parts of S. America]. OCLC records just one copy of this edition in the United States.
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
2009-02-20 04:12:44
Amsterdam: Jansson, J., 1684. unbound. very good. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 14.5" x 20". Ancient Egypt oriented with West at the top of the page. Sourced from a map by Pierre Duval and dedicated to Doviat Montreuille. Small chip missing from upper right edge. Repairs to lower centerfold.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-02-02 06:11:48
ex typ. Blaviana, 1684. Due parti in un volume di cm. 19, pp. (24) 624; 588, (52). Bel frontespizio interamente inciso in rame al primo volume e grande vignetta xilografica al secondo. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, titoli in oro al dorso e bellissimi tagli marmorizzati. Esemplare a carte candice ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Si tratta dell'edizione più stimata di questo celebre raccolta commentata ed annotata delle opere di Plauto. Cfr. Graesse (V, 329): "Voici la meilleure édition de Gronov...".
Bookseller: Benacense [IT]
2008-12-04 16:49:59
1684. Romae, Typographia Varesii, 1684. 4to (220 x 160 mm). 2 parts (in one volume). pp. (16), 270, (10), with engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates to the first part and engraved frontispiece and 137 engraved plates, including 3 section titles to the second part. Contemporary vellum. First Latin edition, of the first book dealing exclusively with shells. The first Italian edition appeared in 1681 and the Latin edition was enlarged by some hundred new figures. Buonanni was a pupil of Athanasius Kircher and succeeded his master as a teacher of mathematics at the Collegium Romanum in 1698. The beautifully engraved plates illustrate some 500 shells divided into three classes 'Testaceorum Univalvium non Turbinatorum', Testaceorum Bivalvium' and 'Testaceorum Univalvium Turbinatorum'. The first frontispiece shows a.o. Neptune drawn by 2 dolphins, the second frontispiece and the final 6 plates depict Archimbaldo-like grotesques composed of shells. Six of the 7 engravings belonging to the first part are bound at the end and 2 engravings are printed on one leaf. Title page with old name crossed out. A fine and clean copy, small paper damage to the margin of one leaf and 4 leaves with small worming at the outer margin. Nissen ZBI, 754; Dance pp. 20-22..
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2008-11-29 09:56:38
Friedrich Wilhelm I.:
1684.. 28x19,5 cm. (kl. Randläsuren, gering sporfleckig). Auflage:0. Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg "Der Große Kurfürst"(* 16. Februar 1620 in Cölln an der Spree (heute zu Berlin); + 29. April 1688 in Potsdam), Kurfürst von Brandenburg und Herzog von Preußen. Bestallungsurkunde für Nicolas Willmanns: "Von Gottes Gnaden Friederich Wilhelm, Marggraf zu Brandenburg, des Kaysl. Röm. Reichs Erzkämmerer und Kurfürst, in Preußen, zu Magdeburg Jülich, Cleve, Berg, Stettin, Pommern,...] nebst seiner bereits habenden Function auch zu unserem Amstcommerzrath gütigst angenommen ...] Sind Euch mit Gnaden gewogen Cölln an der Spree 14. February anno 1684".
Bookseller: AEGIS Buch - und Kunstantiquariat Einzel
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2008-11-24 01:26:37
Groenveldt (Groenevelt), Joannes (Greenfeld, John)
. 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 firs … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S
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2008-11-21 09:33:29
Cowell, John
1684. Cowell, John [1554-1611]. [Manley, Thomas]. The Interpreter, Containing the Genuine Signification of Such Obscure Words and Terms Used Either in the Common or Statute Laws of This Realm. First Compiled by the Learned Dr. Cowel, and Now Enlarged From the Collections of All Others Who Have Written in This Kind. With an Addition of Many Words Omitted by All Former Writers, and Pertinent to This Matter, With Their Etymologies as Often as They Occur: As Also Tenures Whether Jocular, or Others Statutes and Records, Wherein the Alterations are Expressed, and Their Agreement or Dissonancy, With the Law at Present Declared. Whereto is Subjoyned, An Appendix, Containing the Ancient Names of Places Here in England, Very Necessary for the Use of all Young Students, Who Intend to Converse with old Records, Deeds or Charters. The Second Edition, Wherein Many Errors and Mistakes in the Former are Carefully Corrected. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard Atkins Esq.; and Sir Edward Atkins Knight, for H. Twyford, Tho. Buffet, J. Place, and H. Sawbridge, 1684. Unpaged. Leaves of signature 'ppp' misbound (in reverse order). Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, hinges expertly mended. Rubbing and a few scuffs to boards, wear to corners and board edges with some loss. Early armorial bookplate to front pastedown, early owner inscription to front free endpaper. Attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Upper corner clipped from front free endpaper, light browning to outer margins of title page and following leaf, interior otherwise fresh. * Fifth ed … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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2008-11-21 09:33:29
Cowell, John; Thomas Manley
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB [Clark, NJ, U.S.A.]
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2008-11-16 13:27:20
A Cologne: chez Bathasar Winfelt., 1684. relié. in 8 (12,5x20cm). Edition originale rare quadrilingue, appelée « édition des quatre langues ». Edition à caractères minuscules sur 2 colonnes. Page de titre rouge et noir. Maire, Bibliogr. Pascal, II, pp. 212-213. Brunet IV, 396. Plein Veau brun Restauration. Dos à nerfs très orné de fers à froid romantiques et de roulettes en queue et en tête. Plats frappés à froid d’un grand fer central Romantique et de fers monastiques dans les angles. Tranches dorées. Belle reliure. Les Provinciales avaient été traduites en latin par P. Nicole sous le pseudonyme de G. Wendrock dès 1658. L'édition de 1684 reprend la traduction de Nicole et lui adjoint deux nouvelles langues: l’espagnol et l'italien. 'Cette édition, dont l'exécution est fort belle, est la plus recherchée de toutes', De Bure (Bibliographie des livres rares et recherchée, 488). Rappelons que Pascal meurt en 1662, et que l’ouvrage fut mis à l’index à Rome en 1657, puis fut interdit en France en 1660. - chez Bathasar Winfelt., A Cologne _1684, in 8 (12,5x20cm), (40) 613pp., relié. - relié
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet
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2008-06-13 03:56:02
- As it was Acted at the Theatre Royal. 72pp., square 8vo, title page serves as the front cover. No binding but still firmly stitched together. Housed in a folding cloth-backed archival envelope. London: Jo. Hindmarsh at the Black Bull, 1684. Paper edges are a bit worn; some age-toning and light foxing, but overall very good. First edition. S Wing, 4755. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB
2008-05-28 19:39:49
DU VAL, Pierre (1618-1683)
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books [U.S.A.]
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2008-02-26 11:25:27
BONET, Theophile (Theophilus Bonetus). SCHENCK von GRAFENBERG, Johannes. SCHENCK, Johann Georg (ed.).
Genevae: Sumptibus Leonardi Chovet & Socii, 1684. - First Edition, first volume only. In the present work Bonet shows ?how largely the practitioners of the northern parts of Europe. have contributed to the improvement of anatomy, surgery, and medicine, by extracts and accounts of the works of the principal writers of those countries? (Chalmers). A second volume appeared the following year; both volumes were re-issued 1686 and 1687, resulting in a variety of mixed sets. (Chalmers, Gen. Biog. Dict., 1823, VI, pp.49). First Folio Edition of Schenck?s best-known work, with an outstanding engraved portrait. Noted for its clarity of author reference and indexing, ?Schenck?s book is the earliest present source for the numerous pathological observations of Sylvius, Vesalius, and Colombo, which are scattered widely in their own more strictly anatomical works. Probably few medical authors of note from the time of Hippocrates are overlooked. Avenzoar?s ?verruca ventriculi? is noted. Bauhin?s observations of blood gushing forth on opening the head of a man who died from apoplexy, and Garnerus? finding in a dissection of 1578 of a spleen weighing 23 pounds and a liver weighing 11 pounds, most probably a case of splenomyelogenous leukemia, may be cited as examples of the range of pathological discovery quoted. Scheck?s own records concerning intestinal parasites are particularly good. On the whole, the work, while very far from a modern text of pathology, is a remarkable collection of observations preserved in a form permitting recognition in the light of modern knowledge? (Long 44, plat … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Dailey Rare Books, ABAA [U.S.A.]

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