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        Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joan. Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica. Editio Secunda. Wing F1291

      London: Typis S.R. Prostant apud H. Twyford [and others] [etc.], 1685. Early 1/4 calf, crudely rebacked, some foxing; a usable copy only The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century and surviving in but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . . with his remarkable erudition

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem Insectorum ad illustrem virum (and five other titles by Redi and on by J. F. Lachmund).

      . Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1685-1686. Six parts in one. 12mo. [10], 216, [37, index], 40, [6, index], [2], 312, [32, index] pp., two engraved frontispieces, 59 partly folded engraved plates. Later vellum with abridged title written on spine.* Mint copy of a collection of six papers by two authors (Redi and Lachmund) that are combined together as the second Latin edition of the Opuscula. The following are included: (1) "Experimenta circa generationem insectorum". DSB, vol.11, p.341: "Redi's masterpiece is considered to be 'Esperienze intorno alla generazione degl'Insetti...' (1668), in which he disproved the doctrine of spontaneous generation in insects, inherited from Aristotle and still considered dogma. The microscope revealed in insects an organization as marvelous as it was unsuspected..."; (2) "Generationem Insectorum" with its index; (3) "de Ave Diomedea section of F. Lachmund on the Albatross, with 5 plates, numbered "A", "B", I-III. the last four folded; (4) "Experimenta circa varias res Naturales"; (5) the important "Observationes de viperis" (the first edition of this part was published in 1664 in a quarto format in Florence), and (6) its "Epistola". A very nice, clean copy. Binding seems later, but is expertly made and looks contemporary. Especially important because of the Viper part, and the fine illustrations (e.g. of Siphonaptera and Phthiraptera). Horn-Schenkling, 17788. Nissen ZBI, 3320, 3322..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Der Probier-Stein Der Ingenieuren. Oder Wolmeinende Gedancken Uber die so lang gesuchte/ aber noch niemahl gefundene Fortifications-Verbesserung. In dreyen Discoursen, und einer neuen Manier von Fortifications-Wercken.

      Frankfurt, In verlegung des Authoris, Und bey Georg Schiele zu finden, 1685.. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel (lose beiliegend). 10 Bll., 251 S. - II. Suttinger, Daniel: Der In Wien todte Ehrliche Sachs/ Der Römisch. Käyserl. Majest. weiland Oberst-Lieutenant/ und Ober-Ingenieur, George Rimpler/ Allen Mißgönnern und Feinden der Rimplerischen Renommee, in specie aber Hn. Joh. Jacob Werdmüllern entgegen gesetzt. Dresden, Günther und Leipzig, Fleischer 1687. Tit., (S. 2) - 85 (so komplett). Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg.. VD17 23:275642E und 14:704320U; Jordan 4076 und 3698; Jähns 1632 u. 1392 (nur für das Hauptwerk). - "Einer der tüchtigsten Ingenieure der Zeit, der wegen seiner klassischen Grobheit berühmte schweizerische Condottiere Joh. Jakob Werdmüller. Ein Gegner der gelehrten Neuerer, bestrebt, die altholländische Fortifikation zu verbessern" (Jähns). - Etwas berieben, oberes Kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Zwei Blätter in der Vorrede von (I) mit alten Restaurierungen am seitlichen weißen Rand. Titel gestempelt, vorderer Spiegel mit altem russischen Etikett der Bibliothek des Generalstabs des Zaren Nikolai. Die lose beiliegende große Tafel mit kleineren Randdefekten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        "Vetervm illvstrivm philosophorvm, poetarvm, rhetorvm, et oratorvm imagines. Ex vetustis nummis, gemmis, hermis, marmoribus alijsque antiquis monumentis desumptae."

      Romae: apud Io. Iacobum de Rubeis. 1685. "First edition, folio, pp. [8], 20, 16, 15, [1]; 92 engraved plates, 3 engraved sectional titles; lacking the frontispiece portrait (as often), and 1 unnumbered plate at end (as usual); colophon with the imprint, ""Typis Ioannis Baptistae Bvssotti;"" 18th century paneled calf sympathetically rebacked, red morocco label on spine. The title is approx. 50mm. short and possibly is supplied from another copy (although an old waterstain in the top corner matches that on the following 4 leaves). Ebert 1890 and Brunet I, col. 759, both calling for only 90 plates; Graesse I, p. 330 calling for the 92 as are present in the present copy."

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        Der Probier-Stein Der Ingenieuren. Oder Wolmeinende Gedancken Uber die so lang gesuchte/ aber noch niemahl gefundene Fortifications-Verbesserung. In dreyen Discoursen, und einer neuen Manier von Fortifications-Wercken

      Frankfurt, In verlegung des Authoris, Und bey Georg Schiele zu finden, 1685.. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel (lose beiliegend). 10 Bll., 251 S. - II. Suttinger, Daniel: Der In Wien todte Ehrliche Sachs/ Der Römisch. Käyserl. Majest. weiland Oberst-Lieutenant/ und Ober-Ingenieur, George Rimpler/ Allen Mißgönnern und Feinden der Rimplerischen Renommée, in specie aber Hn. Joh. Jacob Werdmüllern entgegen gesetzt. Dresden, Günther und Leipzig, Fleischer 1687. Tit., (S. 2) - 85 (so komplett). Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. VD17 23:275642E und 14:704320U; Jordan 4076 und 3698; Jähns 1632 u. 1392 (nur für das Hauptwerk). - "Einer der tüchtigsten Ingenieure der Zeit, der wegen seiner klassischen Grobheit berühmte schweizerische Condottiere Joh. Jakob Werdmüller. Ein Gegner der gelehrten Neuerer, bestrebt, die altholländische Fortifikation zu verbessern" (Jähns). - Etwas berieben, oberes Kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Zwei Blätter in der Vorrede von (I) mit alten Restaurierungen am seitlichen weißen Rand. Titel gestempelt, vorderer Spiegel mit altem russischen Etikett der Bibliothek des Generalstabs des Zaren Nikolai. Die lose beiliegende große Tafel mit kleineren Randdefekten.

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        Traitez nouveaux et curieux du Café, du Thé et du Chocolat. Ouvrage également nécessaire aux médecins, et à tous ceux qui aiment leur santé.

      A Lyon, chez Jean-Baptiste Girin et B. Riviere 1685 - in-12, [120]-445-[5] pp., titre-front., gravures, basane fauve, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure du XVIIIe). Édition originale. L'ouvrage est illustré d'un titre-frontispice gravé qui montre un arabe dégustant le café, un chinois le thé et un indien des Amériques le cacao. Les trois planches reprennent l'illustration de ces trois plantes, que viennent conforter les en-têtes gravées. Philippe Sylvestre, dit Dufour, possédait à Lyon un commerce international de drogues avec l'Orient. Il rédigea son ouvrage à partir de différents traités, ce qui le fit attribuer longtemps à son ami Spon dont la collaboration était probable ; mais l'ouvrage est aujourd'hui donné à Dufour car les traités sur le thé et le chocolat sont entièrement nouveaux. Il développe d'abord une analyse chimique des produits, et notamment du café, puis décrit les différentes façons de les préparer et de les servir, et donne, pour finir, des recettes. Bon exemplaire. Un coin cassé. Vicaire, 293. Oberlé, 733. Livres en bouche, 130. Bitting, 134. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        LE NOUVEAU RECUEIL DE CURIOSITEZ RARES & NOUVELLES des plus admirables effets de la Nature & de l'Art. Compose de quantite de beaux Secrets gallans & autres: dont quelques-uns ont ete tirez du Cabinet de feu Monsieur le Marquis de l'Hopital

      Leiden (suivant la copie de Paris), Pierre van der Aa, 1685.. Ouvrage tres utile & necessaire a toutes sortes de personnes, pour la conservation de leur vie. Experimentez & composez par le Sieur d'Emery. SECOND EDITION 1685, printed in Holland, (first was 1684), much enlarged, revised and corrected, in 2 parts, the second part with its own title page, French text, 12mo, approximately 140 x 80 mm, 5½ x 3 inches, engraved additional pictorial title page divided into compartments showing a kitchen, gardening, an artist's studio, and the laboratory of an alchemist, plus 8 engraved plates by A. Schoonebeek, pages: [8], 398, [40]; 441-648, [16], bound in full antique speckled leather, expertly rebacked to match, raised bands with blind rules, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges speckled red. Covers very slightly worn, slight wear to corners, small bookplate on front pastedown, small piece torn from 1 lower margin, white line to 1 plate (printing flaw), contents very clean, binding tight and firm. A very good copy . First published in Paris in 1674 with the title "Recueil de curiositez rares et nouvelles..." also as a 12mo but with only 394 pages, it is attributed by most libraries and reference books to French apothecary and physician Nicolas Lemery (1645-1715) but by some to Antoine Joseph Emery. It covers a great range of "secrets" including cooking recipes and the conservation of meat and fish, fruit, flowers, wine and vinegar, recipes for cosmetics and perfumes, for the preservation of health and treatment of ailments and diseases, hints on household matters, gardening, hunting and fishing, instructions for painting and gilding wood, pottery and furniture, for casting in plaster or bronze, for counterfeiting marble, plus a small section on fireworks with an illustration. See Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 144 (Nicolas d'Emery); Vicaire, Bibliographie Gastronomique, 327; Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica Volume II, page 22; Ferguson, Book of Secrets, Part II, page 57 (Louis Lemery); Duveen, Bibliotheca Chemica, Volume II, page 22; Wellcome Library, Volume II, page 522 (A. J. Emery). The bookplate was that of Arthur Benomi Evans (1781-1854) a writer, poet, composer, musician and linguist. He was appointed professor of classics and history to the Royal Military College in 1805. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Flora Francica h. e. Lexicon plantarum hactenus usualium ubi earum nomen cum synonymis latinis, graecis, germanicis & interdum arabicis, temperamentum vires ac usus generalis & specialis atque praeparata [...] in usum medicinae, pharmacopoeae ac chirurgiae studiosorum [...]. 2 Teile in einem Band.

      Straßburg, Josias Städel, 1685.. 12°. Mit gefalt. illustr. Kupfertitel. 13 Bll., 165; 90 S., 4 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel.. Zweite Ausgabe, erschien zuerst 1672. - Alphabetisches Verzeichnis von Heilpflanzen mit ihren lateinischen u. tlw. deutschen und griechischen Namen sowie deren Anwendung; die dt. Ausgabe erschien unter dem Titel "Flora Francica Aucta, oder vollständiges Kräuter-Lexicon, worinnen aller bekannten aus= und inländischen Kräuter, Bäume, Stauden, Blumen, Wurzeln etc. verschiedene lateinisch= und deutsche Namen, Temperamente, Kräfte, Nutzen, Wirkungen und Präparate gründlich beschrieben werden. - Der Mediziner Georg Franck von Franckenau (1669-1732) studierte seit 1685 in Heidelberg Medizin. Reisen führten ihn nach Holland und England, wo er sich einige Jahre aufhielt. 1689 ging Franck von Frankenau als Leibarzt an den Hof des Kurfürsten von Sachsen, wurde 1692 in Jena zum Lizentiaten der Medizin promoviert und ging als a.o.Prof. an die Univ. Wittenberg. Seit 1692 war Franck von Frankenau Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina. 1693 vom Kaiser geadelt, reiste er 1695 gemeinsam mit seinem Vater nach Kopenhagen an den Hof des Königs von Dänemark. Seit 1701 designierter Professor phil. et med. an der Univ. Kopenhagen, wurde Franck von Frankenau 1708. o.Professor. - Rückenbezug etw. brüchig u. mit kl. Absplitterungen. Etw. gebräunt. - Pritzel 3015; Wellcome III, 59; vgl. Ferchl 162 u. Hirsch/Hüb. II, 595; VD17, 23:239180T.

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        Franche Comté] Dole prise dans la premiere conqueste que le Roy a faite de la franche Comté en 1668 [Dôle, taken in the first conquest that the King made in Franche-Comté]

      distribuë par l'Auteur, en l'Hostel des Manufactures des Gobelins, et en la rue St.Jacques, Paris 1685 - Painted from life by the artist who accompanied Louis XIV on his campaigns, Adam Frans Van der Meulen depicted in this wonderful panorama a post-battle view of Dôle, the capital of Franche-Comté, and the handsome surrounding region. In it, Louis XIV and his brother survey the city they've won from a hilltop. There is actually no unpleasant evidence of military activity except for some smoke billowing from the far side of Dôle. Adam Frans Van der Meulen was a landscape and genre painter, who specialized in battle scenes, and his early works, i.e. those from the years before he left for Paris (the earliest dated work is from 1653) are mainly cavalry skirmishes in the manner of his teacher Pieter Snayer. After he moved to Paris, the character of his work changed and became more ceremonial. He now specialized in large topographical views and military scenes and in royal journeys, processions and receptions. His most important task was to accompany the king on his many campaigns during the wars of conquest waged in the 1660s and 1670s against, inter alia the Spanish Netherlands, and as Peintre de conquêtes du roi officially to portray the memorable sieges, battles and conquests of le Roi Soleil in large-scale canvases or cartoons which were later transformed into tapestries. Van der Meulen was born in Brussels in 1632. In 1646 he was apprenticed to the battle painter Pieter Snayers. In 1651 he became a master in the Guild of St Luke in Brussels but by 1663 he had moved to Paris, where he joined a group of Netherlandish artists associated with the French painter Charles Le Brun (1619-90), who not only was Premier peintre du roi , but also (from 1663) director of the Parisian tapestry manufactory Manufacture royale des Gobelins . Van der Meulen quickly became a protégé of Le Brun, and on his recommendation Van der Meulen was appointed court painter to Louis XIV on 1 April 1664 and at the same time became Le Brun's collaborator in the tapestry manufactory. In 1673 he was accepted as a member of the Académie royale de Peinture et de Sculpture without any obligation to submit a morceau de réception ; in 1681 he became conseiller and in 1686 premier conseiller . He died as a highly esteemed artist in the Hôtel des Gobelins 15 October 1690. Copper engraving, on two joined sheets, by Van Huctenburg and A.F. Baudouinst, after Van der Meulen. Titled in French and Latin.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CONQUESTE DE LA FLORIDE, PAR LES ESPAGNOLS, SOUS FERDINAND DE SOTO

      Paris: Denys Thierry, 1685.. [24],300pp. 12mo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt extra. Corners bumped and rubbed. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedown, later bookplates on rear pastedown. Internally clean. Near fine. The first available edition of this extremely important narrative, preceded by the 1557 original (of which only four copies are known), and two issues published by Richard Hakluyt in 1609 and 1611, in English. The identity of the Gentleman of Elvas has remained a mystery. His narrative is the primary source for information concerning the De Soto expedition of 1539- 43, the first investigation by Europeans of the southeast region of the United States. De Soto landed on the west coast of Florida in 1539, marching north through Georgia and west to Mobile Bay. His party reached the Mississippi River in 1541 and went perhaps as far as the present Oklahoma-Arkansas border. Returning east, De Soto died and was buried in the Mississippi. The survivors floated to the Gulf and made it to Mexico. SABIN 24864. SERVIES 218. PALAU 256843. CLARK I:8. JCB (2)II:1324.

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        Antiquitates gentilismi et christianismi Thuringici. Antiquitates Ducatus Thuringici. Das ist Gründlicher und ausführlicher Bericht von dem Heiden und Christenthum der alten Thüringer. Worin absonderlich dargethan wird/ daß schon längst vor den Zeiten Bonifacii gute Christen in Thüringen gewesen/ und dieser also mit nichten der Thüringer Apostel sey. Wobey die ganze Histori des Lebens/ der Lehre/ und Schrifften Bonifacii, wie auch vieler Ertz- und Bischoffthümer/ insonderheit aber Meintz/ Salzburg/ Freisingen/ Regensburg/ Passau/ Eichstet/ Würzburg/ nicht weniger des berühmten Stiffts Fulda/ dazu vieler andern Stiffter und Klöster/ vornehmlich in Thüringen/ und zu Erffurt/ Ursprung und Auffnehmen/ mit Fleiß beschrieben wird. Ders. Alt- Thüringisches Hertogthum. Das ist: Hist. Gründl. Ausführung Wie nach der Zerstörung des Königreichs Thüringen und dessen Theilung unter die Teutschen Francken und Sachsen der Teutsch- Fränkische Theil ein wahres Herzogthum gewesen. Wobey zugleich alle annoch vorhandene Geschichte so sich unter den Teutschen Königen und Kaisern biß auf die Regierung Königs Conradi der I. in Thüringen begeben...Nachmahls aber insonderheit gewiesen wird wie das Königliche Regiment, durch die Hertzoge und Graven, in den Pagis, Städten und Dörffern, vornehmlich in der Stadt Erffurt...in acht genommen worden...Wie es in den Thüringischen Klöstern vor Alters hergangen... In vier Bücher abgetheilet, und mit Summarien und nützlichen Registern versehen.

      Jena, Verlegs Matthäus Birckner, 1685,1688.. Erste Ausgabe! 2 in 1 Bd. 8°. 7 Bl., 354 S., 7 Bl. Mit 1 Kupfer, (Bonifacius),10 Bl.,324, 10 Bl. Spät. Pp. mit Rsch. Papier tlw. gebräunt. Einband berieben. N.a.V. St.a.T.. Caspar Sagittarius, einer der bedeutendsten älteren Geschichtsschreiber Thüringens. Mit Scribenten- verzeichnis. Herrmann 151/10.12.

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        LE NOUVEAU RECUEIL DE CURIOSITEZ RARES & NOUVELLES des plus admirables effets de la Nature & de l'Art. Compose de quantite de beaux Secrets gallans & autres: dont quelques - uns ont ete tirez du Cabinet de feu Monsieur le Marquis de l'Hopital.

      Leiden (suivant la copie de Paris), Pierre van der Aa, 1685.Ouvrage tres utile & necessaire a toutes sortes de personnes, pour la conservation de leur vie. Experimentez & composez par le Sieur d'Emery. SECOND EDITION 1685, printed in Holland, (first was 1684), much enlarged, revised and corrected, in 2 parts, the second part with its own title page, French text, 12mo, approximately 140 x 80 mm, 5½ x 3 inches, engraved additional pictorial title page divided into compartments showing a kitchen, gardening, an artist's studio, and the laboratory of an alchemist, plus 8 engraved plates by A. Schoonebeek, pages: [8], 398, [40]; 441 - 648, [16], bound in full antique speckled leather, expertly rebacked to match, raised bands with blind rules, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges speckled red. Covers very slightly worn, slight wear to corners, small bookplate on front pastedown, small piece torn from 1 lower margin, white line to 1 plate (printing flaw), contents very clean, binding tight and firm. A very good copy . First published in Paris in 1674 with the title "Recueil de curiositez rares et nouvelles..." also as a 12mo but with only 394 pages, it is attributed by most libraries and reference books to French apothecary and physician Nicolas Lemery (1645 - 1715) but by some to Antoine Joseph Emery. It covers a great range of "secrets" including cooking recipes and the conservation of meat and fish, fruit, flowers, wine and vinegar, recipes for cosmetics and perfumes, for the preservation of health and treatment of ailments and diseases, hints on household matters, gardening, hunting and fishing, instructions for painting and gilding wood, pottery and furniture, for casting in plaster or bronze, for counterfeiting marble, plus a small section on fireworks with an illustration. See Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 144 (Nicolas d'Emery); Vicaire, Bibliographie Gastronomique, 327; Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica Volume II, page 22; Ferguson, Book of Secrets, Part II, page 57 (Louis Lemery); Duveen, Bibliotheca Chemica, Volume II, page 22; Wellcome Library, Volume II, page 522 (A. J. Emery). The bookplate was that of Arthur Benomi Evans (1781 - 1854) a writer, poet, composer, musician and linguist. He was appointed professor of classics and history to the Royal Military College in 1805. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        CRISI DE CATALUÑA HECHA POR LAS NACIONES ESTRANGERAS

      Imprenta Mathevat. - Barcelona. 1685. 20X15. 12h+407Pág+14h. Pergamino. Bello grabado en la portada. Raríssima Obra de la Historia de Cataluña muy apreciada. Buen ejemplar. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CRISI DE CATALUÑA, HECHA POR LAS NACIONES ESTRANGERAS.

      Imp. Mathevat. Barcelona, 1685 - . 19,5 cm. 12 h., 407 pág., 14 h. Portada ilustrada con el escudo grabado de Barcelona, capitales, cabeceras y "culs-de-lampe". Enc. en pasta española, tejuelo, corte superior dorado. Algo corto de márgenes en las últimas hojas. Restauración en algunas páginas. Portada remontada con pérdida de parte del grabado, coloreado por un antiguo poseedor. * Palau (151149): "Obra estimada y de interés para la historia de Cataluña". Esta obra pretende restablecer el prestigio del Principado destacando cosas positivas y favorables, entre ellas Montserrat. Història de Catalunya Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IL Criticon Overo Regole Della Vita Politica Morale Di Don Lorenzo Gracian Tradotte Dallo Spagnolo in Italiano Da Gio; Pietro Cattaneo: Divisa in Tre Parti - La Primavera Della Fanciulezza, L'Estate Della Gioventú, L'Inverno Della Vechiezza

      Appresso Nicoló Pezzanna, Venetia 1685 - Printer's device to the title. Double columned type - minor foxing and worming. Full contemporary vellum-backed boards, good. Half inch sq tear (with loss) to the half-title, inch sq cut from the bottom of the title page. Remains an exceptional example overall; scans &c on request. 1 Kg. 312 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rariora maximi moduli numismata selecta ex bibliotheca eminentiss. & reverendiss. prinicpis Casp. Carpegnae [.].

      Amsterdam, Hendrik Wetstein, 1685. - (20), 168 SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 1 gest. Münztafel und 22 ganz. Münzkupfern im Text. (Beigebunden) II: Bellorio, Giovanni Pietro. Selecti nummi duo Antoniniani, quorum primus anni novi auspicia, alter Commodum & Annium verum caesares exhibet. Ex bibliotheca emin. principis Camilli Cardinalis maximi. Ebd., 1685. 51, (1) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit 2 Münzkupfern. Schlichter pergamentfarbener Pappband über Holzdeckeln um 1900. Gr.-12mo. Erste lateinische Ausgabe. - Von Giuseppe Monterchi (geb. um 1630), einem "in der Müntz-Wissenschaft sehr erfahrne[n] Antiquarius zu Rom" (Jöcher), besorgter Katalog seltener Münzen aus der Sammlung des Juristen und Kardinals Gaspero Carpegna (1625-1714). Erschien zuvor 1679 in Rom als "Scelta de medaglioni piu rari"; aus dem Italienischen übertragen von J. H. Wetstein. - II: Dritte Ausgabe (EA 1671 Rom). Die behandelten antoninischen Münzen zeigen Hadrian (Neujahrsmünze) bzw. Marc Aurels Söhne Commodus und den jungverstorbenen M. Annius Verus. - Giampietro Bellori (1613-96) "made a living as an antiquarian and was one of the first professional researchers in contemporary art [.] Bellori became a prominent archaeologist and art expert and in a joint effort with the artist and engraver Pietro Santo Bartoli (1635-1700) he would publish several archaeological monographs [.] In 1670 he was appointed Antiquario di Roma by Pope Clement X [.] Bellori maintained close connections with France, was a close friend of Poussin and was rewarded by Colbert for his writings on antiquities. For a short period Bellori was in charge of Queen Christina's collection in Rome [.] His own collection of medals and other antiquities were, after his death, acquired by Frederick William I of Prussia" (Strandberg 34; vgl. auch ausf. Jöcher I, 940f.). - Teils etwas knapp beschnitten, aber sauber und ungebräunt. Vordergelenk geplatzt, Vorderdeckel gelockert, sonst schöner Verlagssammelband zweier hübsch gedruckter Werke des späten 17. Jhs. über kaiserzeitliche römische Münzen. OCLC 13114949 u. 13115956. Dekesel M 144 und B 83. Lipsius/L. 266 und 35. Strandberg (Lovisa Ulrika Coll.) 120 und 34. Jöcher III, 637 (nur I). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Exposition of the Catechism of The Church of England. Part II. Containing an Explication of the Decalogue or Ten Commandments, . AND . Part III. Containing an Explication of the Lords Prayer

      Printed by J. Macock, for Richard Chiswell, Thomas Sawbridge, George Ells and Richard Bently,, London 1685 - 1685, the Third Edition, corrected. Parts II and III bound in one volume. Size Folio, 12.5" x 7.75", Part II - Title, Dedicatory Epistle, i preliminary leaf, 520 pages, plus unnumbered Errata leaf. Part III - Title, Dedicatory Epistle, Half-title, i preliminary leaf, 197 pages, and unnumbered Errate left to verso of page 197. Original binding of dark brown mottled calf, with five raised bands to the spine and gilt titles on recent brown morocco label in the second compartment, gilt decoration to cover edges, page edges speckled red, original pastedowns and endpapers, original covers have been professionally rebacked with the original spine laid down and new title label. Condition very good, restored binding is sound, original pastedowns and endpapers still present, all titles and half titles present. Old owner's inscription "Wm. Spurway 1766 to front free endpaper, the odd one light spot to margin of the occasional page here and there, other than this the pages are very clean throughout, the large texts sharp and easy to read. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ouvrages de proses et de poésies des Sieurs Maucroy & de La Fontaine.

      - Paris, Claude Barbin, 1685. Petit in-12 de (12) ff., 275 pp., (1) pp. de Privilège; demi-chagrin marron, dos à nerfs (reliure XIXe siècle). " Edition originale de ce Recueil dont le Tome I, tout entier de La Fontaine, contient dix fables nouvelles, Philémon et Baucis, cinq contes nouveaux, les filles de Minée, Daphis et Alcimadure, le Remerciement à l'Académie, des poésies, odes, ballades, discours, etc." (Tchemerzine). Illustré de nombreux bandeaux et culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois. NOTRE EXEMPLAIRE NE CONTIENT PAS DE PAGE DE TITRE ORIGINALE MAIS UNE PAGE REPRODUITE ET IMPRIMEE AU XIXe SIECLE. Accrocs et manque de cuir au dos, pièces d'auteur et de titres non conservés, bords des plats et coins légèrement émoussés. Intérieur propre, cerne claire dans la partie supérieure de certains feuillets. Tome I seul. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Paradoxal Discourses of F. M. Van Helmont, concerning the Macrocosm and Microcosm, or the Greater and Lesser World, and their Union. Set down in writing by J. B. and now Published.

      J. C. and Freeman Collins for Robert Kettlewel, London 1685 - Hardcover, 8vo. (xvi) +1 - 127 [128] 1 - 215 [216]pp. Errata on final leaf. Two plates between pages 18 & 19 and 22 & 23 of the second part. Contemporary blindstamped calf boards, recently rebacked with a leather title-label. Later endpapers. Francis Mercurius Van Helmont (1614 - 1699 CE), was a son of the renowned Flemish chemist, physiologist, and physician, Jean Baptiste Van Helmont (1577 - 1644), whose works he edited and published. He was well known in the European intellectual world of his time, and became the tutor and friend to Leibniz (who wrote his epitaph). He was also friendly with the Cambridge Platonists, notably Henry More and the remarkable Anne Conway, who he introduced to Kabbalism (in Platonised form) and Quakerism, and whose work he also published. Francis Mercurius was profoundly interested in the Kabbalah, and it is now generally acknowledged that he was extensively involved with Knorr von Rosenroth in the publication of the collection of Kabblisitic text that were translated into Latin as the Kabbala Denudata (1677-78), a work which became the main resource on the Kabbalah for Hermetic Kabbalists for centuries to come. The 'Paradoxal Discourses,' is essentially a series of philosophical / theological / medical / scientific essays. They clearly demonstrate a world-view in which everything is both a vital living object or entity in it's own right, as well as a part of an ever evolving greater whole, with the influence of Kabbalistic and neo-Platonic thought particularly evident in the Fourth Chapter of the Second Part of the work. Boards a little splayed, a little tightly bound in the recent leather spine, original boards have typical moderate age-wear, but are sound and presentable. Some old worm damage to the bottom margin of the title page and first sixteen leaves. It starts out slightly larger than two cigarette ends, and finishes in a pin-prick, and does not effect the text. There is some lengthy, early annotation (dated 1742) on the reverse of the title page and the reverse of the plate showing a foetus, as well as several lines on the verso of the plate depicting the ovaries (annotation dated 1740). A couple of other early marginal notes and inscriptions, including a lengthy one in the margins of the first page of the Preface. Some brown blotches and marks to the pages, but over all the text is clean and the pages supple. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kyrou Paideia: or the Institution and Life of Cyrus the Great. .from the original made English. The first four books by Francis Digby, late of Queens Colledge in Oxford; the four last by John Norris, Fellow of All-Souls Coll. Oxford.

      Printed for Matthew Gilliflower 1685 - FIRST EDITION, engraved half-title, lightly browned and spotted, blank corner of one leaf torn, embossment of the Earls of Macclesfield to first three leaves, bookplate of Thomas Parker to verso of title-page, some marginal pencil marks and one or two corrections in early ink, pp. [xvi], 214, [2], 190, 8vo, contemporary dark calf, spine gilt in compartments, lettering piece lost, old paper labels at head and foot, rather rubbed, front cracking but strong, corners worn, sound The first edition of this translation into English of Xenophon’s ‘Education of Cyrus’, an influential text on the later genre of ‘instruction manuals’ for princes and rulers like Machiavelli’s ‘Il Principe’. (ESTC R30212)

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Jans.- Waesberghe, M. Pitt & S. Swart, "Rhenvs Fluviorum Europae celeberrimus, cum Mosa, Mosella, et reliquis, in illum se exonerantibus fluminibus".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, um 1685, 42 x 93. Die gesuchte Rheinkarte, mit 2 großen, ausgemalten Kartuschen. Besonders hervorzuheben die oben links befindliche Wappenkartusche ( mit 10 Wappen, jeweils von Putten gehalten). Westorientierte Karte, die den Rhein mit seinen Nebenflüssen von der Quelle bis zur Mündung zeigt.

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        Admirandi Archimedis Syracusani Monumenta omnia mathematica, quae extant, quorumque catalogum inversa pagina demonstrat, ex traditione . D. Francisci Maurolici .

      apud Cyllenium Hesperium, Panormi ( Palermo ) 1685 - opus praeclarissimum, non prius typis commissum, à matheseos verò studiosis desideratum, tandemque è fuligine temporum accurantè excussum Ad Illus. et Religiosissimum Virum Fr. Simonem Rondinelli . - In folio - pp.pp 1b + 8nn + 296 - Pergamena - Frontespizio inciso in rosso e nero con emblema del dedicatario, Simone Rondinelli; numerose incisioni nel testo, alcuni finalini. Marca di Hesperius Cyllenius in fine - Molto raro - Mancanza alla pergamena in parte del dorso e del piatto inferiore. Diffusi aloni d'umido in particolare alle prime ed ultime pagine. Prime quatto carte brunite. Rari fori di tarlo che non ledono il testo. Per il resto buon esemplare - sumpt. Antonini Giardinae bibliopolae Panorm - Altri difetti: strappo alla terza carta ma senza mancanza - Libro usato Olschki vi, 6001; Viganò 170; Riccardi 1, 43-44

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        Plate 13 (head w/dissected jaw & tongue) from Anatomia humani corporis. 44x27.5cm (image size) First edition.

      1685 - Paper somewhat toned, light stains in margin, one small wormhole within the platemark barely affecting the image, two small marginal tears, faint offsetting.

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        Morias Enkomion (In Greek), Stultitiae Laus Desid, Erasmi Rot. Declamatio (Encomiun Moriae - In Praise of Folly),

      Henricum Wetstenium, Amsterdami 1685 - 16mo. (Approx 3x5 inches). (viii),152pp. Engraved title showing a fool in the pulpit preaching. Dedicatory Preface to Thomas More. Bound to style in full brown calf, the spine in four compartments with three raised bands, and with the boards tooled in blind in period style. Ownership name dated 1696, early writing on the front pastedown and a preliminary blank; early bookplate. Title trimmed close else a very good copy in a fine binding by Beswick. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De insectis, In Methodum Redactus; cum notularum additione. Oper‰ M. Lister,  Regi‰ Societate Londinensi. Item appendicis ad Historiam Animalium Angli¾.

      London: Excudebat R.E. sumptibus S. Smith. 1685. - Goedart (1617-1668) was born in Middelburg, Netherlands. He had very little formal education, but his interest in art, particularly watercolor, led him to careful, scientific observations of local and regional insect populations. Although he was not a classifier and believed that certain larvae were the product of spontaneous generation, he eventually became a respected authority in entomology. This his only book, originally entitled Metamorphosis Naturalis, was first published in two parts between 1662 and 1667, with a third part appearing posthumously. In it the author details his various experiments with insects, noting their developmental histories from larvae to adult and skillfully diagrams their appearance at significant stages. Martin Lister (1639-1712) edited this edition for the Royal Society, and supplied the appendix on marine life. (See D.S.B.) Octavo. [7], [1, blank], 356, [4], 45 pp. With twenty-one fine engraved folding plates, displaying 150 examples of insects in various stages of their development and thirty-five examples of marine life. Separate title-page for the appendix. Modern quarter black morocco over marbled boards, gilt spine. Top corner of title-page restored, a couple of tears in folding plates neatly repaired. A bit of soiling in text. Otherwise a very good, clean copy. First edition with this title, with additions. Wing G-1002. B.M.N.H. II, 659. Nissen 1606. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Painting Illustrated in three Diallogues, containing some choice observations upon the art . Together with The Lives of the most Eminent Painters, from Cimabue, to the time of Raphael and Michael Angelo. With an explanation of the difficult terms.

      Printed by John Gain, London 1685 - Full contemporary speckled calf. Re-backed with most of the original spine laid down. Corners repaired with matching leather. New gilt title label. Some wear and marking appropriate with age but overall a very attractive and restored copy. Facsimile Imprimatur and title page in red and black on toned and laid paper. Some loss to the original pastedowns but most kept and areas of loss filled with toned paper. A few pages have paper infill to corners and areas of strengthening with Japanese tissue. Contemporary inscription to front paste down. Internally very clean with good margins all round. Slight browning and a few spots. Three historiated initials and three woodcuts. Pp. [38], 375. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JUGEMENS des SÇAVANS ( SAVANS ) sur les PRINCIPAUX OUVRAGES des AUTEURS " Tome I , Tome II Premiere Partie , Tome II Seconde Partie , Tome III . Quatre Volumes . 1685 . Editions Originales

      - Paris . Chez Antoine Deszallier . 1685 . " JUGEMENS des SÇAVANS ( SAVANS ) sur les PRINCIPAUX OUVRAGES des AUTEURS " Tome I , Tome II Premiere Partie , Tome II Seconde Partie , Tome III . Quatre Volumes in-12 en reliure époque veau granité , dos à nerfs ornés , pieces de titre , roulette sur coupe , 9 x 16 cm , de XXXII + 615 pages , privilége / 329 pages + XXIX + 100 pages + 32 p ( Table générale ) / 594 pages / VI + 702 pages . Sans les pages de gardes , mais pages blanches . Un nom au premier volume , reliures frottées avec petits trous vermiculaires & petits manques aux mors . Trés trés rare édition originale des quatre premiers volumes de ce travail monumental , paru sans nom d'auteur . De la Bibliothéque de Antoine BERGIRON ( 1653 - 1731 ) Lyonnais , Avocat au Parlement de PARIS , avec son EX - LIBRIS gravé , en garde des 4 volumes .[ D'Azur à la Fasce d'Or chargée de trois tréfles de Sable , accompagnée en chef d'un phénix et en pointe d'un croissant d'Or ] . C'est le pere de Nicolas Antoine BERGIRON de BRIOU , compositeur & chef d'orchestre lyonnais . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        World Map, Bible]: A Map of all the Earth and how after the Flood it was divided among the Sons of Noah

      Visscher, Nicholas (Nicolaus), Amsterdam 1685 - Very good, early color (perhaps some recent enhancement), few tiny worm holes, minor restoration at lower right (no image loss) and flattened center fold. Minmial browning margins. The date is approximate. Numerous biblical vignettes, some with Hebrew lettering. This was done for a Dutch bible, this one published by Visscher in Amsterday. Shirley's entry 457 is a similar map but without the Visscher imprint (and this issue does not have the tabular information in the lower central area. North America is labeled with "Japhet," and "Eden" is shown towards the cetner of the depiction of Asia. The vignettes are quite decorative. Moxon was a print and globe-maker, and he was the first tradesman to be elected to the Royal Society (online Dictionary of National Biography). The image measures 32 x 46 cm (18 x 12.5 inches), and has good margins.

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        COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, Never before Printed in Folio

      London: for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, 1685. The fourth folio edition of Shakespeare&#39;s plays, the title-page is in first state, without Chiswell&#146;s name in the imprint. Portrait frontispiece after Martin Droeshout with ten line poem by Ben Johnson entitled &#145;to the reader&#146; beneath. Woodcut printer&#146;s device on titlepage (McKerrow 263) and decorative woodcut initials. Large folio (347x225mm), bound in very handsome 19th century full brown paneled morocco, the think boards paneled in double-ruled blind and with blind stamped corner pieces, the spine with tall raised bands ruled in blind, the compartments each with a central gilt leaf device, one compartment gilt lettered, turn-ins beautifully gilt tooled, endpapers marbled, a.e.g. [12], 272, [2], 328, 303, [1]. A wonderful copy, in all very fresh and handsomely presented, the binding with only the most minor evidence of age, very minor scattered light foxing or staining, seven leaves supplied from a slightly shorter copy (D1, 2G3 & 4, 3E4 & 5, 4B5 & 6), closed 2 inch tear to M1 neatly repaired, top corner of XX6 and outside edge of S4 with minor restoration. RARE AND IMPORTANT SHAKESPEARE FOLIO, the beautiful FOURTH folio printing of Shakespeare&#146;s plays. Considered the stateliest and most handsome of the four folios, it was printed on Royal stock larger then the third folio which was in turn larger then the first and second. It also employed a new larger type and wider spacing. The Fourth was the first folio edition to be printed including the seven spurious plays, although folio sets of the seven plays had been printed for insertion in the second issue of the third folio. It was the last edition printed in the 17th century and the last printed before the editorial endeavors of the 18th. It is especially desirable and rare in a contemporary binding with fine gilt work.<br> A Shakespeare folio is one of the most desirable books to a collector of literature. Shakespeare is far more then England&#146;s most famous playwrite. His effect on vernacular English is only matched by that of Geoffrey Chaucer. Our modern way speaking, and therefore thinking, has been more heavily influenced by Shakespeare then most of us may realize. From the way we sign our Valentine&#146;s cards to the way we insult our enemies, Shakespeare is everywhere.<br> The first folio is now considered impossible for the private collector as virtually all copies are now in institutions. The third has been considered rare for centuries as the majority of copies printed were destroyed in the fire of London. The opportunity to purchase any of the folio editions in fully contemporary bindings, especially ones with such as small degree of later sophistication, is a very scarce occurrence.

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        Manuscript deed of sale (November 14, 1685) of Nashowamoiasuk, now Neck Point of the Edgartown Great Pond, by "Mr. Harrie, Indian of Nantucket" to John Coffin for six pounds. With addendum (dated August 20, 1693) on verso, in which "Mr. Jacob Washman" and "Natuckquanum" quit their claim to this land

      [Dukes County], v.d., chiefly november 14, 1685. (NANTUCKET) Folio. 2 pp. manuscript deed of sale with later addendum (August 20, 1693) on verso. SIGNED as witnesses by Nathaniel Starbuck and Mary Starbuck ("Signed, Sealed, & delivered / in presence of / Mary Starbuck / Nathaniell Starbuck") and sealed with red wax; SIGNED with "his mark" by "Harrie Wapaskowit, alias Mr. Harrie"; acknowledged before Governor Mayhew, June 2, 1686 and "Entered for the Records for Dukes County in fol: 14: this 5th of August, 1686. Matt. Mayhew Regit"; Docketed at lower margin "Nashawamoias: bounded by foot path". Addendum SIGNED ("Jacob Washman") and with "her mark" by Natuckquanum. Crease marks, some soiling; one small hole and scuffing to verso. In double-sided frame . EARLY MARTHA'S VINEYARD LAND DEED, WITNESSED AND SIGNED BY NANTUCKET'S "GREAT WOMAN," MARY COFFIN STARBUCK A document of the utmost scarcity and interest, SIGNED by Nantucket's spiritual leader and first mother of the great Starbuck and Coffin whaling dynasties. More than any one person, Mary Coffin Starbuck shaped and defined the Nantucket spirit and character that would guide the island to the head of the 18th- and 19th-century whaling industry. Mary Starbuck (1646-1713) was the daughter of Tristam Coffin, one of the original purchasers of the island from Thomas Mayhew in 1659. At 17, in the first colonial marriage on the island, she wed Nathaniel Starbuck, also a child of a principal proprietor, and Mary bore the island's first white child. The Starbucks established a lucrative trade with the Wampanoag Indians, arguably LAYING THE ECONOMIC FOUNDATION FOR THE WHALING INDUSTRY (cf. Worth, "The First Whaling Merchant of Nantucket"). Between 1698 and 1704, three Quaker ministers visited Nantucket, and all noted in their accounts of the visits the extraordinary power of Mary's character: "The islanders esteemed [her] as a Judge among them, for little was done without her" (John Richardson, quoted ANB). She was "a wise dicscreet woman ... in great Reputation throughout the Island for her Knowledge in Matters of Religion, and an oracle among them on that Account, insomuch that they would not do anything without her Advice and Consent therein" (Thomas Story, ibid.). Mary was initially resistant to the Quakers' advances, but in a moment of tremendous import for Nantucket's future, she was moved to tears by Richardson's preaching and converted. "It was Mary Starbuck's conversion to Quakerism that established the unique fusion of spirituality and covetousness that would make possible Nantucket's rise as a whaling port" (Philbrick, IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, p. 8). As Mary went so went Nantucket--she became NANTUCKET'S FIRST QUAKER MINISTER and opened her home as a Friend's meeting house, while the Quaker religion grew to be the dominant sect on the island. Documents in Mary's hand are of tremendous scarcity--only one letter of hers is known to survive and her trading account book is property of Nantucket's Peter Folger Museum and Library. This deed, authorizing the sale of land in Martha's Vineyard by "Mr. Harrie" to Mary's brother, John Coffin, is scarce thus

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        Valentinian: a tragedy. As 'tis Alter'd by the late Earl of Rochester, And Acted at the Theatre-Royal. Together with a Preface concerning the Author and his Writings. By one of his Friends

      Printed for Timothy Goodwin at the Maiden-head, London 1685 - in 8°, mezza pelle, pp. (32)-82-(2). A4, a-c4, B-L4, M2. Misure: 21x15 cm. Prima edizione (first edition). Ampia mancanza alla prima carta (A ) della prefazione: manca parte del testo dalla riga 11 alla 20 della prima pagina e dalla 21 alla 31 della seconda pagina. Quattro fori di tarlo alle prime 8 carte (non è visibile qualche lettera). Un foro di tarlo è presente alle successive 10 carte senza compromettere il testo. Lieve traccia di gora al margine esterno di 10 carte (non compromette il testo) Esemplare rifilato. Frontespizio ed epilogo rinforzati con cartoncino. Piccolo appunto manoscritto (in arte visibile al foglio D ). Piatto anteriore allentato. Lieve mancanza al dorso. Dorso e margini dei piatti con ampie spellature. Ex-libris di Nora K. Shelley applicato al risguardo anteriore.Editore: Printed for Timothy Goodwin at the Maiden-Head against St. Dunstans-Church in Flletstreet. 1685.Composizione del volume: The preface; Prologue spoken by Mrs. Cook the first Day. Written by Mrs. Behn; Prologue to Valentinian. Spoken by Mrs. Cook the second Day; Prologue intended for Valentianin, to be spoken by Mrs. Barrey; Drammatis personae; The Tragedy of Valentinian (act. I, scen. 1; act. II sce. 1, 2; act. III, scen. 1, 2, 3, 4; act. IV, scen. 2,3; act. V, scen. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5); Epilogue. Written by a Person of Quality.Il quarto atto inizia con la seconda scena, ma non ci sono mancanze poichè inizia nella stessa pagina della fine del terzo atto.Nora Kathleen Shelley (1877-1963), illustratrice, appartiene al ramo familiare del poeta Percy Bisshe Shelley. Sposata con l'Ammiraglio Fausto M. De Leva visse molto probabilmente a Genova.

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        REPONSE A L&#39;APOLOGIE POUR LA REFORMATION

      Chez Estienne Michallet París. 1685. 19h+LXIII+550Pág+3h. Piel. 16X10. Raríssimo ejemplar Protestante. Ref 6.3 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Chronyk van Vrankryk (2 Tomes - Complet). Door den Heer De Mezeray, raad, en Historieschryver des Konings van Vrankryk

      Timotheus Ten Hoorn, Jan Bouman 1685 - Door den Heer De Mezeray, raad, en Historieschryver des Konings van Vrankryk, in't Nederduitsch gebracht door G. v. Broekhuisen1, 2 vol. fort in-4 rel. plein vélin du temps dos à 5 nerfs, plats estampés à froid, Timotheus Ten Hoorn, Jan Bouman, t' Amsterdam, 1685, Tome I : 54 pl. hors texte - frontispice, 3 ff. n. ch. (titre et Aan de Leezer), 990 pp. et 11 ff. n. ch. (tables) ; Tome II : 8 pl. hors texte - 997 pp., 9 ff. n. ch. (tables) et 1 f. n. ch. (errata) Bon exemplaire, en reliure du temps (rel. lég. frottées, petite fente au mors en queue, petite tache à un plat, mq. le premier feuillet de garde du tome I) de cette traduction hollandaise des Chroniques de Mézeray, bien complet du frontispice et des 62 portraits hors texte (certains parmi les portraits des premiers rois étaient demeurés blancs). Klaversma et Hannema, Jan en Casper Luyken, 383-384 Langue: Néerlandais [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of William Bedell, D.D. Bishop of Kilmore in Ireland

      Published by John Southby, London 1685 - , title page, preface [33], list of letters [2], 487 pages, bound by Zaehnsdorf First Edition , lightly rubbed along edges of spine and at corners, externally clean and bright, front hinge cracked but holding well, internally clean, in very good condition , half brown morocco with marbled paper to sides, gilt titles at spine, 5 raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers small octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia anatomica et medica. Nunc simul collecta, & diligenter rec. per T. de Diemerbroeck.

      M. a Dreunen, & G. a Walcheren, Utrecht 1685 - 3 parts in one volume. Folio (314 x 195 mm), [18], 568, [6], [16], 303, [1], [2], 130, [2], [4], 70 pp., engr. title, engraved folding portrait of the author and 16 folding anatomical plates. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum with 6 raised bands, author's name and title in cript to spine. Interior bright and virtually unspotted. An excellent copy. Complete. --- Wellcome II, 467; Waller Cat. 2452. - Ysbrand van Diemerbroek (1609-1674) practised medicine in Utrecht and became Professor of Anatomy and Medicine at Leyden. Beside his comprehensive work on anatomy, he is also remembered for his studies of the plague. This collected works were edited by his son Tieman, also a physician. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Retrato de: PIERRE PAUL RUBENS.

      - Cuadro pintado por van Dyck. Dibujado por: Jean-Marc Nattier (1685 ¿ 1766). Grabado al Aguafuerte por: Jean Audran (1667 ¿ 1756) se vende en Paris por G. Duchange, grabador del Rey. Año 1710. Medida de la Huella 50.5x36 cm. Medida de la lámina 57.5x42.5 cm. papel fuerte color crema. Enmarcado con Paspartú y cristal antiguo soplado. # grabado. Lámina.

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        The Lady Isabella

      London: Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew balcony in little Queen Street, 1685. An extremely rare counterproof by Alexander Browne, the father of English mezzotint engraving. During the eighteenth century, England became the heart of the mezzotint trade, producing some of the most celebrated engravers and the most beautiful prints that the medium has ever witnessed. Invented in Germany in 1642, mezzotint engraving quickly became popular throughout Europe as a method of reproducing oil paintings. It was eagerly adopted by English printmakers, who instituted so many technological improvements that the method became known as "the English manner". English mezzotints were eagerly collected by European connoisseurs; and continental engravers traveled to England to study the technique. One of the earliest and most important English mezzotint engravers is the printseller Alexander Browne. Although it is unclear whether Browne was the engraver of his prints or simply the publisher, his series of portraits are some the earliest and most accomplished mezzotints produced in England during the seventeenth century. According to Walpole, in 1683 Browne obtained a patent for fourteen years to publish one hundred mezzotints after portraits by Van Dyck and Lely. He seems only to have published them until the death of Charles II, in February of 1685, after which there is no record of his movements. Regarded as the father of the English mezzotint, Browne&#39;s important portraits introduced the art of mezzotint into England. This rare print is a portrait of Lady Isabella (1676-1680), the daughter of James, the Duke of York, and Mary of Modena, after a painting by Lely. It is a counterproof, or reverse print, and therefore extremely rare. The practice of reverse printing was rarely used in England, and Browne was one of the few engravers to employ this method of printing. Counterproof, or reverse printing was achieved by taking a second impression from a newly printed image. This process resulted in a slightly lighter impression and reversed text. According to Chaloner Smith, Browne was in the habit of making a few counterproofs of each print which were typically not sold to the public. A true collector&#39;s piece this remarkable image is an extremely rare impression by one of the most important English mezzotint engravers. Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits , p. 105-107, no. 15, counterproof state not described. Mezzotint. Counterproof impression printed in reverse. Printed on watermarked laid paper. Closely trimmed outside platemark as usual. A nice impression in excellent condition. Image size: 12 7/16 x 9 ¾ inches.

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        The Lives and Deaths of the Holy Apostles of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Together with the Two Evangelists, St. Mark and St. Luke. As also, some other of our Saviours Disciples: containing an Account of their Travels, Sayings, Miracles, Sufferings, and Martyrdoms. All Collected from the Best Authors, for Publick Use and Benefit.

      Printed for Dorman Newman 1685 - FIRST EDITION, woodcut frontispiece and 14 woodcut portraits in the text, text printed in black letter, browned, one leaf with tear repaired with the loss of a couple of letters from the running title, other leaves with marginal repairs or tears without loss (apart from the &#145;3&#146; of the final page number), pp. [xvi, including initial blank], 143, [1], small 8vo, original sheep, rebacked, corners worn, various Scottish ownership inscriptions (see below), sound Apparently the only edition of this somewhat crude and rather scarce production. The last 2 pages of the preliminaries list Books published by Newman, both &#145;Large and Small Histories&#146;, a good proportion of which seem not to have survived. The address to the Reader is signed P.D., although it is said to express &#145;the hearty Desire of the Publisher.&#146; Early inscription on recto of first leaf: &#145;Ja Thomson his Book and no oyrs [?yours] but his.&#146; &#145;Price 14 shillings Scots&#146; on rear fly-leaf with signature James Knox opposite. Paper label on front fly-leaf with inscription presenting the volume to Campbeltown Free Library by a Mr. Mollison in 1901, and the book-plate of the library inside the front cover. The library was the gift of James Hall of Killean & Tangy (1823-1904), chairman of the British India Steam Navigation Company. (ESTC R27282, 7 copies, 4 in the UK, 3 in the US; Wing D78)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        DE MOTU ANIMALIUM

      - De Motu Animalium. Editio Altera. Correctior & emendatior.- Lugduni in Batavis, Johannem de Vivie, Cornelium Boutesteyn, Danielem à Gaesbeeck & Petrum vander Aa, MDCLXXXV (1685); 2 tomos en 8º mayor pasta época cabeceras con alguna falta, 1º, 8 hh (incluido frontis), 280 pp. (en realidad 274 pp.) 9 hh., de índice y 18 láminas plegadas. 2º, 2 hh. 365 pp. 7 hh., de indice. Muy buen ejemplar de esta segunda edición Con Borelli se originó la teoría neurogénica de la acción del corazón y la primera sugirió que la circulación se asemejaba a un sencillo sistema hidráulico. Fue el primero en insistir en que el latido del corazón es una simple contracción muscular. Considerado por el propio Borelli a ser su obra más importante, De Motu Animalium es también su trabajo más conocido. Aquí Borelli tratado de explicar los movimientos del cuerpo animal a principios de mecánica, por la que ahora es considerado el padre de la biomecánica.

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        Monumenta omnia mathematica (1685) + Opera quae extant (1615)

      apud D. Cyllenium Hesperium, sumpt. Antonini Giardinae bibliopolae Panorm., Panormi [Palermo] 1685 - Monumenta omnia mathematica, quae extant, quorumque catalogum inuersa pagina demonstrat : ex traditione . D. Francisci Maurolici . opus præclarissimum, non priùs typis commissum [ed. J. S. Salva]. Folio (309x213 mm). [8], 296 pp., title page printed in red and black with large woodcut device, many woodcut diagrams in text, blanks present. Bound at the end are two excerpts (complete in itself) from Archimedes' Opera quae extant (edited by David Rivault, Paris: Claude Morel, 1615), in parallel Latin and Greek text with several woodcut ills. and diagrams: (1) Planorum Aequiponderantium, seu centra gravitatum planorum, pp. 145-218; (2) De insidentibus humido libri duo., pp. 487-549 (1:blank). Near contemporary calf (rubbed and scuffed at extremities, but binding sound and strong), gilt spine with label, edges colored in red, silk marker present. Text somewhat browned throughout, some (mainly marginal) dampstaining, occational paper repairs to edges, p. 250 with small hole. Provenance: Willem Jacob 's Gravesande (1688-1742), Duch philosopher and mathematician (18C inscription to first page of first extract, reading "Gennete / Ex libris Domini s'Gravesande"). A nice copy of interesting provenance. ---- A paraphrase of Archimedes' works made between 1534 and 1550 by the Sicilian Francesco Maurlico (1494-1575) some of which was printed at Messina by Paolo Bonacota, 1670-72. This was never published but the sheets were acquired by Lorenzo di Tommaso and then confiscated by the Spanish authorities in 1678. Juan Siverstre Salva acquired 425 copies of the original edition (COPAC). The bound in extracts are form the second and influential 1615 Greek and Latin edition (DSB) of the works of Archimedes, valuable for its numerous woodcuts and diagrams (see Houzeau-L. 826; Riccardi I/1, 43; Cantor II, 659). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Bacco in Toscana ditirambo.con le annotazioni.

      Matini Pietro, Firenze 1685 - [700 Arezzo- Autografo- Vino](cm. 26.5) Bella legatura in mezza pergamena antica ben rimontata, piatti con foglio di messale antico rosso e nero, sguardie antiche. -cc.4 nn., pp. 46+ 1 c. + pp.264. Frontis rosso e nero con l'emblema dell'Accademia della Crusca. Edizione originale di questa celebre opera rivoluzionaria per il metro e assai importante per le annotazioni sul vino e varie bevande. L'opera contiene aspre invettive contro chi beve caffè, birra, sidro e acqua, mentre è di grande pregio per le notizie sui vini toscani, compreso il nobile di Montepulciano. Si parla anche del cioccolato. Esemplare eccezionale con al frontis la dedica autografa del Redi, datata 1685: " Donato dall'Autore al Cav. Gio. Francesco Giudici dell'ordine di S. Stefano e capitano di Galera per il seren. Cosimo III". Circa il nobile dedicatario Francesco De Giudici di Arezzo, alleghiamo un foglio manoscritto con un ampio studio su questa famiglia d'Arezzo. Anche questo esemplare è privo del ritratto del Redi che, com'è noto, è presente solo in poche copie. Per il resto esemplare bellissimo, nitido e a grandi margini, apparentemente su carta grave. *Prandi 49; *Gamba 827; *Razolini 284; *Simon 1268; *Belloni p.160; *Moreni II 235; *Oberlè 1039; * Capponi 319; *Tiraboschi VIII 468; *Vinciana-Piantanida 2988. [f82] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA]
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        CERIMONIE NUZZIALI DI TUTTE LE NATIONI DEL MONDO.ALL' ALTEZZA SEREN. .FRANC. MARIA DE MEDICI.

      STEFANO CURTI, Venetia 1685 - [600' FESTE-PRIMA EDIZIONE] (cm. 14) bella piena pergamena originale, titolo al dorso.-- cc. 6 nn., pp. 161, cc. 3 nn. Frontis rosso e nero, rossi anche i titoli delle prime carte. Edizione originale rarissima sui costumi ed usanze di oltre 60 popoli italiani e stranieri. Africa, America, Cuba, Brasile, Perù, Cina, Giappone, Australia, Scozia, Ebrei ecc. Manca a molta bibliografia consultata compreso MICHEL-MICHEL, BRITISH M. CAT. XVII CENT. ITALIAN e BRUNI-EVANS "ITALIAN IN CAMBRIDGE". Lieve gora all' angolo di poche carte in fine ma esemplare bellissimo e nitido. L' unica citazione bibliografica è: AUTORI ITALIANI DEL 600' n° 89. A prezzo elevato.[f31] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA]
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        COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, Never before Printed in Folio.

      London for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley 1685 - The fourth folio edition of Shakespeare's plays, the title-page is in first state, without Chiswell&#146;s name in the imprint. Portrait frontispiece after Martin Droeshout with ten line poem by Ben Johnson entitled &#145;to the reader&#146; beneath. Woodcut printer&#146;s device on titlepage (McKerrow 263) and decorative woodcut initials. Large folio (347x225mm), bound in very handsome 19th century full brown paneled morocco, the think boards paneled in double-ruled blind and with blind stamped corner pieces, the spine with tall raised bands ruled in blind, the compartments each with a central gilt leaf device, one compartment gilt lettered, turn-ins beautifully gilt tooled, endpapers marbled, a.e.g. [12], 272, [2], 328, 303, [1]. A wonderful copy, in all very fresh and handsomely presented, the binding with only the most minor evidence of age, very minor scattered light foxing or staining, seven leaves supplied from a slightly shorter copy (D1, 2G3 & 4, 3E4 & 5, 4B5 & 6), closed 2 inch tear to M1 neatly repaired, top corner of XX6 and outside edge of S4 with minor restoration. RARE AND IMPORTANT SHAKESPEARE FOLIO, the beautiful FOURTH folio printing of Shakespeare&#146;s plays. Considered the stateliest and most handsome of the four folios, it was printed on Royal stock larger then the third folio which was in turn larger then the first and second. It also employed a new larger type and wider spacing. The Fourth was the first folio edition to be printed including the seven spurious plays, although folio sets of the seven plays had been printed for insertion in the second issue of the third folio. It was the last edition printed in the 17th century and the last printed before the editorial endeavors of the 18th. It is especially desirable and rare in a contemporary binding with fine gilt work. A Shakespeare folio is one of the most desirable books to a collector of literature. Shakespeare is far more then England&#146;s most famous playwrite. His effect on vernacular English is only matched by that of Geoffrey Chaucer. Our modern way speaking, and therefore thinking, has been more heavily influenced by Shakespeare then most of us may realize. From the way we sign our Valentine&#146;s cards to the way we insult our enemies, Shakespeare is everywhere. The first folio is now considered impossible for the private collector as virtually all copies are now in institutions. The third has been considered rare for centuries as the majority of copies printed were destroyed in the fire of London. The opportunity to purchase any of the folio editions in fully contemporary bindings, especially ones with such as small degree of later sophistication, is a very scarce occurrence. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto Which is Added, Seven Plays Never before Printed in Folio

      Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, The Crane in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, London 1685 - The fourth and final of the 17th century Folios in which Shakespeare's plays were first collected. First State, without Chiswell's name in the publisher's imprint on the title-page. Contemporary full paneled calf, expertly rebacked in period style. The boards are scuffed and worn at the edges [most pronounced at the lower corners]. The first leaf, with the frontispiece portrait on the verso over a few lines of verse, is provided in facsimile. The title-page has been laid down with loss in the upper left corner to the first five letters of 'Comedies' and all but four or five letters of the Author's name [all of which were supplied long ago in manuscript facsimile]. The upper left corner of the dedication leaf [A1 of the preliminaries] has been similarly repaired with loss on the recto of only 10 or so letters in the first line [again supplied]. The top quarter of the page has been reinforced with paper on the verso, covering up the last eight lines of the Dedication [which have been rewritten in ink]. A repaired tear to the upper left corner of A2 affects only the typographical border on the recto. There is a one-inch square section of loss to the lower fore corner of the preliminaries and the first five leaves of text. On the preliminaries, it has been repaired with loss only to the typographical border. On the rectos of A1 through A5 of the text, there is loss to four-and-a-half catchwords only. On the versos just a handful of letters are affected [9 touched on A1, 10 lost on A2, 5 touched on A3 and 6 lost on A4] all, again, supplied in ms. facsimile. There are a few other scattered marginal repairs, occasionally affecting the typographical border only, and the final leaf has been laid down without loss. There is an occasional old ink annotation or correction, and the same hand has added page numbers to the list of plays, along with the titles of the seven added plays which the publisher had omitted. Otherwise, apart from a few instances of minor spotting or soiling and an odd tiny rust hole or two, the book is in very good condition. Shakespeare Folios are often found with entire pages of text missing and supplied either in facsimile or from other copies [detectable because they are almost always of a different size]. That's not the case here as all text pages are present and original, making this a very desirable copy.

      [Bookseller: Clarel Rare Books]
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        Histoire de Constantinople Depuis le Régne de L&#39;Ancien Justin

      Paris: Damien Foucault, 1685. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 8 volumes in full contemporary calf, spines and hinges rubbed, wear at edges and corners, some loss to leather at a few spine ends. Bindings sound. Extra engraved title in volume 1, each volume with an attractive engraved headpiece (with a few repeats). (xxii), 644pp, table; 559pp, table; 598pp, table; 478pp, table; 464pp, table; 708pp, table;708pp, table; 428pp, table and chronologic table. Graesse v2 288.& & Originally published in 1672, both editions abridged by Cousin from the Corpus Byzantinæ Historiæ. Size: Octavo (8vo). 8-volume set (complete). Previous owner&#39;s book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045022.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Zeiglographia. or A new art of short-writing never before published. More easie, exact, short, and speedie then [sic] any heretofore. Invented & composed by Thomas Shelton author and teacher of ye said art allowed by authoritie

      London: printed for Dor. Newman at the Kings Armes in ye Poultry & Thomas Sawbridge in Little Brittaine 1685 - [4], 55, [1] tables ; 16x10 cms., 8 copies, all editions, on World Catalogue, 1659, 1672 and 1685; of the 1685 edition Copac lists four copies in the UK, and one in the US. Wing S3096. The title page and final page are engraved or etched. 15.5x10 cms. Boards, 19th century half calf, front board loose, rear end paper missing, slight damage to title. Damp staining, but a fair copy. Shelton, a puritan given to recording sermons in short hand, produced a much used and reprinted guide to Short-Writing (1626), later retitled Tachygraphy (1639). Shelton short hand systems were used by Samuel Pepys, Thomas Jefferson and Sir Isaac Newton. Such systems may have been used in creating codes (?), and possibly also syllabaries for other languages in the 19th century such as Inuktitut (Inuit/Esquimaux/Eskimo) and Cherokee. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Joseph Burridge Books]
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