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        Dryadum, Amadryadum, Cloridisque triumphus, ubi Plantaru Universa natura spectatur...

      1685. Padova, P.M. Frambotti, 1685. Folio (328 x 220mm). pp. (28), 709, (90), with one beautiful engraved emblematic title and an engraved portait of dalla Torre, printer's device on last leaf. Contemporary vellum, old repair to foot of spine. Hunt 372. Pritzel 9585. Georgio dalla Torre (Latin Turre) was an Italian botanist and director of the Padova Gardens from 1649-1681. A rare work..

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        Totius Regni Hungariae/Danube, anno 1685, Visscher N.

      Totius Regni Hungariae/Danube, ,. "TOTIUS REGNI HUNGARIAE et adjacentium Regionum TABULA A.o 1685 ob res bellicas inter Christianos et Turcas de novo correcta ac innummeris locis aucta per NICOLAUM VISSCHER." Copperengraving, edited by N. Visscher, size of the leaf: 49x85 cm., some restorations on margins, little brownish..

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        Regni Thuringici,Sagittarius 1685, Geschichte Thüringens

      Regni Thuringici, ,. Sagittarius, Caspar. 3 Teile in einem Band, komplett: 1.Antiquitates Regni Thuringici. Das ist: Gründlicher/und Ausführlicher Bericht von dem Nahmen und alten Zustande Des Thüringer Landes insonderheit aber von dem alten Thüringischen Königreich Desselben Königen/ und dero Thaten/ wie auch endlich dessen Zerstörung/ und Theilung unter die Francken und Sachsen: nicht weniger auch von dem Nahmen und Erbauung der Stadt Erffurt. Wobey zuletzt noch zu finden/ die sonst noch nie in Druck herausgegebene Schrifft des berühmten Manns Petri Albini Specimen historiae nova thuringorum. Jena. Verlegts Matthäus Birckner/Buchhändl. in Jena und Helmstedt...1685." XII (Vorrede u. Register), 378 S., 1 Textholzschnitt, 1 Kupfertafel. Teil 1 behandelt den Ursprung und den Namen Thüringens, vom Königreich Thüringen, Einfall der Franken, Attila, Geschichte von Erfurt usw.. 2. Antiquitates Gentilismi et Christianismi 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. In drey Bücher abgetheilet und mit nöthigen Kupfern und Registern versehen. VII, 354 S., 7 Bl., div. Textholzschnitte. Teil 2 behandelt die Christianisierung von Thüringen. 3. Antiquitates Ducatus Thuringici. Alt- Thüringisches Herzogthum. Das ist: Historische Gründliche Ausführung Wie nach der Zerstörung des Königreichs Thüringen und dessen Theilung unter die Teutsche Francken und Sachsen/ der Teutsch-Fränckische Theil ein wahres Herzogthum gewesen IX, 324 S., 10 Bl. Register. Nachgebunden sind noch 34 Seiten Bericht über Königswahl und Kriege König Heinrichs. 8°, orig. Einband, gering gebräunt, berieben und bestossen..

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        Antiquitates gentilismi et christianismi 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 ...

      Birckner, Jena, 1685. EA; Frontispiz, Vignetten, 4 Textabb.; 8 Bl., 354, [14 ungez.] Seiten; Pgmt.d.Zt.; 3 Bde. in einem Band;; 1. Aufl.. beigeb.: Ders.: Antiqvitates Regni Thuringici, Das ist: Gründlicher, und Ausführlicher Bericht von dem Nahmen und alten Zustande Des Thüringer Landes insonderheit aber von dem alten Thüringischen Königreich Desselben Königen, und dero Thaten, wie auch endlich dessen Zerstörung, und Theilung ... Wobey zuletzt noch zufinden, die ... Schrifft ... Petri Albini Specimen Historiae Novae Thuringorvm; ebenda, 1685; 11 Bl., 378 S. beigeb.: Pfeiffer, August: Christliche Trau-Predigten: ehemals bey unterschiedenen Copulations-actibus ... gehalten; Wiedemeyer, Lübeck 1703; 4 Bl., 602 S. 10 Bl.; Einband fleckig, Rücken mit Fehlstelle, vorderes Innengelenk mit Wurmspuren, Block gut

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        Historiae Conchyliorum, Liber Primus [II, III, IV].

      1685. London, by the author, 1685-1692. Small folio (296 x 205mm). Leaves 667 with 976 engravings almost all before letters and mostly without the decorative borders, including engraved titles and engraved section titles, etc. 18th century green morocco, richly gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments, sides with gilt corner pieces and borderlines, gilt edges. Early proof plates of Lister's famous work on shells and described by Wilkens as 'the true First Edition'. 'At intervals he would gather together sets of prints and give copies to his friends as an earnest of his progress, thus creating a confusing series of volumes, in which no two copies seemed to be alike' (Keynes p. 24). The title is different from the first collected edition which reads as follows: 'Historiae sive synopsis methodicae conchyliorum'. Our copy agrees with Keynes 45: "Lister seems to have distributed more copies of this form of the proofs.... Wing records nine with this title-page, not including the one in the Cambridge University Library". Keynes lists his own copy with 290 leaves. Our copy has almost as many leaves as the copy in the Cambridge University Library which seems to have 678 leaves and like our copy has the Appendix to Lib. IV. "In fact it seems that Lister distributed more than ten sets of prints under the title 'Historiae Conchyliorum'" (Keynes p. 24). The impressions of the engravings are sharp and clear as to be expected with an early state of the plates. The first collected edition has 490 leaves with 1084 engravings and is likewise dated 1685-1692, but was not published before 1697. These engravings are numbered and with explanatory engraved text, most engravings are within decorative borders. Lister's work was the first major shell iconography, the second conchology per se (preceded by Buonanni's Recreationi of 1681), and the first attempt at a systematic classification of mollusca. Lister published no accompanying text, but instead had brief descriptions engraved on each plate (mostly not or only partly present in the here offered early issue). The plates were engraved by William Lodge and Anna and Susanna Lister after drawings by the two latter, Lister's wife and daughter respectively. 'The species illustrated are recognisable more often than not and none is reversed - a remarkable achievement in itself considering that the gastropod shells had to be engraved in mirror image to ensure correct reproduction' (Dance p. 24). There are also several plates of fossils, particularly ammonites. Lister presented the plates and his shell collection to the Ashmolean Museum, and in 1768 it was decided to publish them in an edition of 250 (300 were in fact printed), accompanied by notes by Lister that the editor, William Huddesford, had discovered on a set of proof plates, and indices, one based on Lister's nomenclature, the other on the Linnaean system. Small marginal paper repair at the lower margin of title not affecting the engraving. A former owner put in pencil next to the plates the number corresponding to the 1770 edition. Keynes, G. Dr. Martin Lister, a bibliography no. 45 and pp. 21-35.; Dance pp. 23-25; Nissen ZBI, 2529 see also Wilkes, G.L. Notes on the Historia Conchyliorum of Martin Lister (1638-1712) pp. 196-205 (Journ. Soc. Bibl. Nat. Hist. 3 part 4)..

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        Observationes de Ortu, ac vegetatione Plantarum cum Novarum Stirpium historia iconibus illustrata...

      1685. Romae, Typis Dominici Antonii Herculis, 1685. 4to (245 x 175mm). pp. (6), 106, with 17 fine engraved plates. Recent red calf, spine in 6 compartments with gilt lettering. First and only edition. Giovanni Battista Trionfetti (1658-1708) was professor of botany at the University of Rome and director of the Royal Botanic Gardens there from 1676-1706. The fine engravings are by the author and show recently introduced plants. Old name on titlepage. Hunt 373; Johnston 280..

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        Monarchia Hebraeorum. Quae est de imperio Monarchico in populum Hebraeum probatio ab Abrahamo ad dispersam gentem. Mit gestochenem Titel, Titelvignette u. Initialen.

      Lugd. Batav., Apud Felicem Lopez, 1685,. PGMtder Zeit, [26], 255 S., [1], 16°. Einband fast unbechädigt - minimal berieben. Titel mehrfach gestempelt, letzte Seite auch gestempelt. Besitzersignaturen auf Titel, Vorsatz, Nachsatzplatz u. Rücken. Seiten gering altersgebräunt. Leichte Wurmfraßspuren auf HiGel. Ansonst sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        "Le Duche de Pomeranie divise en ses Principales Parties".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich nach Sanson bei P. Mortier, um 1685, 54,5 x 87 cm.. Gesamtkarte des Gebietes zwischen Rostock und Danzig, im Süden bis Landsberg reichend. - Mit Kopftitel und zwei großen altkolorierten Kartuschen mit Titel und Meilenzeiger im Himmel. Von zwei Platten gedruckt. Farbfrisch und tadellos erhalten.

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        L'Atlas des temps, divise' en quatre livres, la periode de Louis le Grand, la nouvelle methode chronologique, la chronologie sacree de l'ancien Testament, & la chronologie nouvelle des annees de Grace

      Amiens & se Vend, a Paris Jacques et Nicolas Le Gras et Antoine Dezallier 1685. Large Folio. Second Edition augmented. pp. [24], 708, 17, [1]. With moveable paper volvelle (wheel) for discovering solar and lunar eclipses past and present. Divided into four books each opening with an engraved historiated headpiece and decorative initial letters. The title page displays an engraved vignette / device. Contents include numerous astronomical tables as well as 9 fold out tables interspersed with the text. An engraving on p.315 depicts the Hebrew Tabernacle. Sturdily bound in contemporary sprinkled calf with spine gilt in 7 compartments. Some rubbing, wear and staining are present to the covers. A name is printed in an old hand on the upper margin of the title page; an obscured name is also printed in small letters on either side of the edition statement. The faded remnant of an old book seller's stamp is present on the front free end paper. Pages 617-618 contain 3-4 small holes - not obscuring the table numbers. Pages 619-620 contain groupings of larger holes with a number of table numbers obscured. The interior is otherwise clean. The volvelle on page 223 is in excellent condition. Father Jean-Louis d'Amiens's "L'Atlas des temps" (first published in 1683) is a chronographic, geographic and historical work which incorporates elements of cosmography and astronomy. The author apparently proposes naming a new chronological period the "Age of Louis the Great." Extensive sections are devoted to sacred and profane chronology, ancient and ecclesiastical calendars, mobile feasts, and astronomical calculations. The work proposes to correct errors and chronological difficulties in the Old Testament etc. Chronology from the year 1 to 1685 is also discussed. The work was heavily criticized in its time although the Sorbonne called it "un veritable tresor astronomique, georaphique et chronologique de toutes les hisoires divines et profanes" [See Pouy, p. 63]. This second edition is augmented with a response to the criticisms raised after the publication of the first edition. A scarce work. [Houzeau/Lancaster 13 903; Pouy, "Imprimerie Amiens," 63]. Hardcover.

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        Das Zeugniß der Teuffel/ so Christo listiger Weise ertheilet/ von Ihm aber rechtmässig verworffen worden : aus dem Evangelisten Marco c. III. v. 11. 12. und Luc. c. IV. v. 41. ; Vorstellende Die betrieglichen/ verführischen und höchstschädlichen...

      1685.. (... in Straßburg und anderen Frantzösischen Conquesten angestellten Jesuiter Predigten über die Augspurgische Confession ; Nebst beygefügtem Bedencken über die zu Reunion der Religionen auf Seiten der Papisten dienlich erachteten Religions-Punckte/ mit Theologischen und Politischen Anmerckungen erleutert/ und zur Warnung der Einfältigen herausgegeben von Einem Augspurgischen Confessions-Verwandten ). ( Ohne Verfasser-, Verlags-, Drucker- oder Ortsangabe. Bibliographischer Nachweis bei: Bircher, Deutsche. Drucke des Barock B 6746 ). Mit 46 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit einigen gestochenen Vignette. Schlichter marmorierter Pappband späterer Zeit, 8° ( 18,5 x 15,5 cm ). Der Einband etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen, auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken ein altes handbeschriftetes Rückenschildchen. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, das Titelblatt verso mit altem Bibliotheksstempel..

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        Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum et Latino-Graecum utrumque hac ultima Editione multo auctius, praefertim quod ad Dialectos & Etymologicas Thematum investigationes attinet; ut & Vocabul. Latinorum copiam...

      Amsterdam, Officina Henrici; Vidue Theodori Boom, 1685.. 6 n.n. Blätter ( Praefatio ), 888 Seiten ( Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum ) / 184 Seiten ( Lexicon Latino-Graecum ). Mit einer Kupfertafel als Frontispiz, Pergamentband der Zeit, 8°. Einband stärker berieben, stärker fleckig sowie etwas beschädigt, Bindung defekt, Buchblock fast lose. Innen Besitzvermerke, der vordere Vorsatz fehlt, Kupfertafel an der oberen Ecke beschädigt und etwas angeknickt, gering fleckig. Einige Seiten gering beschädigt bzw. angeknickt oder eselsohrig, wenige Seiten gering fleckig. ( Gewicht 900 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Gesamtansicht ('Strasburg - 10').

      . Kupferstich aus Der Edle Rhein-Strohm b. Johann Philipp Steudner in Augsburg gedr. b. Leonhard Zacharias, 1685, 6,2 x 22,7 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Das Blatt aufklappbar altmontiert auf Albumseite (oben rechts handschriftlich "101"). - Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von 1- 11. - Sehr selten!

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        Anatomie des plantes, qui contient une description exacte de leurs parties & de leurs usages, & qui fait voir comment elles se forment, & comment elles croissent ...

      1685. Leide, P. Vander Aa, 1685. 12mo. pp. (6), 1-223, (224-248), with 1 folded engraved plate (with tear of 5 cm) (bound up with:) DEDU, M. De l'ame des plantes, de leur naissance, de leur nourriture & de leurs progrez. Essay de physique. Leide, P. Vander Aa, 1685. 12mo. pp. 249-310 (bound up with:) GREW, N. & BOYLE, R. Recueil d'experiences et observations curieuses sur le combat, qui procede du melange des corps, sur les saveurs et sur les odeurs. Leide, P. Vander Aa, 1685. 12mo. pp. (6), 108. Contemporary calf, richly gilt spine with 4 raised bands and gilt lettering. B.M.(N.H.) II, 734: "Wanting". Second French edition of the English original of 1671, which was entitled: "The Anatomy of vegetables begun". This work reached its final form as the second part of "The anatomy of plants" (1682), of which the above work is sometimes, erroneously, said to be a translation. Grew, together with Malphigi, are regarded as the founders of the science of plant anatomy..

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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).

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        Schola militaris moderna oder Neu-vermehrte Kriegs-Schule.

      Frankfurt, Oehrlingen, 1685.. Darinnen von den nothwendigsten Sachen, die zum Krieg gehören... Alls da seynd Geld, Volck, Geschütz, Munition, Proviant, Festungen, Schantzen, Läger... sambt den Kriegs-Rechten und Kriegs-Künsten. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 63 (5 gefaltete) Kupfertafeln, 6 Blatt, 839 Seiten, 9 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 17,5 x 10,5 cm,. Einband berieben und mit kleinen Ausbesserungen, innen leicht gebräunt.

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        Trattato delle Malattie delle Donne Gravide e delle Infantate, che insegna il Metodo. . . per aiutar le Donne ne Parti naturali . . . con molte belle, e nuove Figure. Opera utile ai Chirurghi e a tutte le Mammane. . .

      In Cologni: Gio: Luigi Du-Four, 1685.. Format: 17 x 21 cm, zweite italienische Ausgabe des 1675 erstmals auf Französisch erschienenen Werkes. 9, 486 Seiten mit einer gestochenen allegorischen Frontispiztafel , einer Druckermarke, Kopf- und Zierleisten, Zierinitialien, einer großen Schlußvignette und 17 Kupfern im Text ; dazu 13 Kupfertafeln außerhalb der Paginierung, zwei davon gefaltet. Fest gebunden in Halb-Pergament der Zeit (evtl. wenig später) mit unbeschriftetem Pergamentrücken und Deckelbezügen aus lackiertem, altem, dekorativem Buntpapier. Die Seiten sind durchgehend mehr oder weniger gewellt bzw. fleckig, jedoch frei von Einträgen oder Stempeln. Insg. altersentsprechend gut (Einband eher sehr gut) erhaltenes Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen italienischen Ausgabe, im Unterschied zur 1684 erschienenen ital. EA mit der zusätzlichen Frontispiztafel (Autorenporträt, allegorische Figuren) . Vollständig, mit sämtlichen Tafeln.. * Üppig bebilderte, ins italienische übertragene Ausgabe des gefeierten gynäkologischen Klassikers. Das Werk beginnt mit einer kurzen Abhandlung übe die weibliche Anatomie, danach folgen drei große Abschnitte ('Bücher') über > Krankheiten / Befindlichkeiten schwangerer Frauen; > verschiedene Varianten der Geburt, und > die Versorgung von Frau und Neugeborenen nach der Geburt. ** Der Autor (1637-1709) war einer der berühmtesten europäischen Gynäkologen seiner Zeit und der erste überhaupt, der seine Erfahrungen drucken ließ: U.a. die Bewegungen des Fötus, die Formung des weibl. Beckens, den Blutkreislauf im Uterus, die Bildung der Milch; er beschreibt hier auch erstmals einen Fall mit verwickelter Nabelschnur, und er verdammt den Kaiserschnitt .

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        Herodiani de Romanorum Imperatorum Vita post Marcum. Usque ad Gordianum Nepotem. Libri VIII. Angelo POLITIANO interprete.

      Patavii (Padova), Typographia Seminarii Opera Petri Antonii Brigoncii 1685.. Quibus Chronologia, Genealogia, & Geographica Imperii Romani descriptio adjecta sunt. kl.-8°. Schmutztitel, Titel, 2 Bll.,176; 278 S. Mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. Karte des römischen Reichs u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Plan Roms in Kupfer gest. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. goldgprägt. Rückensch.. Graesse II, 253 - Vorliegende Ausgabe von Politianos Übersetzung enthält den griechischen Originaltext. Bei Graesse wird diese Ausgabe mit bloß dem griechischen Text ("Ce n'est que le texte grec sans la trad. latine") und ausschließlich einer Karte genannt - der Plan von Rom wird nicht erwähnt.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze H: Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments/ Teutsch/ Herrn Doctor Martin Luthers S. / Mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti S. und beygefügtem vielfältigem/ lehrreichem Nutzen aller und jeder Capiteln...

      Nürnberg, Endter, 1685.. (...von Herrn D. Salomon Glassen/ [et]c. gezeigt; Anjetzo aber/ mit gantz neuen Kupfferstücken/ und schönen Figuren/ wie auch unterschiedlichen Registern geziert/ und mit Fleiß von neuem übersehen und verbessert; Samt einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns ) Mit 26 n.n. Blättern Titelblatt und Register, 1221 Seiten, 1 Blatt ( Register der Episteln ), 5 ( von 6 ) Kupfertafeln ( es fehlt hier das Titelkupfer ) sowie mit 226 Holzschnitten im Text von P. Creutzberger u.a.. Titelblatt in rot und schwarz gedruckt mit gestochener Vignette. Blindgeprägter Oldr über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen, Folio ( 38,5 x 24 cm ). Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, etwas wurmstichig, etwas beschädigt, die Schließen sind intakt. Innen das Titelblatt stärker zum Außenrand hin beschädigt ( restauriert ), erste Seiten stärker beschädigt, insgesamt ca. 50 Seiten teils etwas beschädigt ( mit kleinem Textverlust ) oder stärker eingerissen. Seiten teils etwas fleckig oder braunfleckig, teils eselsohrig, Papier teils gebräunt. Vorn fehlen offenbar 2 Blätter, das Register aber vollständig vorhanden. ( Gewicht 5200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Les cinq ordres d'architecture de Vincent Scamozzi, Architecte de la Republique de Venise: Tirez du sixieme Livre de son Idee generale d'Architectur: avec les planches originales par Augustin Charles d'Aviler, Architecte.

      Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard 1685.. Fol. 143 S. mit 38 Kupfertaf. (davon 1 doppelblattgroß) und 15 sehr reizvollen Vignetten. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. (stark berieben und bestoßen, V. einger., TS. m. kleinen Löchern u. Flecken, letzte Seiten stärker wasserrandig, sonst wenig fleckig, angeplatzt). Auflage:0. Sehr selten. Der französische Architekt Augustin Charles d'Aviler beschäftigte sich intensiv mit der zeitgenössischen Architektur. Seine erste Veröffentlichung war die Übersetzung von Scamozzis 6. Buch, in dem er ausführlich die Komplexität der architektonischen Proportionen beschreibt.

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        De Rebus Alexandri Magni. Cum Commentario perpetuo & Indice absolutissimo Samuelis Pitisci. Quibus accedunt Mottevayeri de Curtio Dissertatio: Freinshemii Supplementa: Figurae ex Veterum Monumentis ad historiam Alexandri illustrandam depromptae & illarum Exegesis: Alexandri Genealogia, & Synopsis Chronologica.

      Ultrajecti [Utrecht], Halma 1685.. Ca. 21 x 13 cm. Kupferstichtitel, [22] Bl., 94 S., [1] Bl., 847 S., [128] Bl. Mit 13 Kupferstichtafeln (davon 1 Karte, 7 gefaltet) sowie mehreren Vignetten. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Einband berieben, Leder etwas brüchig, daher teilweise Abplatzung der Vergoldung. Wurmspuren am Rücken. Papier gering gebräunt und leicht braunfleckig. Gestochenes Wappen- Exlibris auf dem Titel.. Schweiger II, 321. Graesse II, 311. Ebert 5552. Die Karte zeigt das Reich Alexanders des Großen, die Tafeln u.a. Münzportraits, Ruinen, Tempel des Jupiter, Kriegsmaschinen, eine Gesamtansicht sowie die Hängenden Gärten von Babylon. Vollständiges Exemplar dieser reich illustrierten und daher gesuchten Ausgabe.

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        Experimenta circa varias res naturales, speciatim illas quae ex indiis afferuntur. Ut & alia ejusdem opuscula, quae pagina sequenti narrantur. Amsterdam, H. Wetsten 1685. Kl. 8°. 1Bl. 312S. 16Bll. mit gest. Frontispiz, Holzschnitt-Titelvignette, 2 ganzs. Textkupfern u. 12 (11 gef.) Kupfertafeln. Pbd. d. Zt.

      . . Prandi 40 ("abbastanza rara") - Nissen, ZBI 3322 (irrig 14 Taf. u. 3 Textkupfer) - Hirsch-H. IV, 744.- Zweite lateinische Ausgabe.- Enthält ab S. 153 , mit separatem Titelblatt, Redis "Observationes de viperis", seine "musterhaften Forschungen über das Viperngift" (Hirsch-H.).- Nur leicht gebräunt od. gering stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben.

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        Ms. letter.

      Macao, 4. XI. 1685.. 2 ½ pp. on folded bifolium (225 x 170 mm). 4to.. Contemporary ms. copy of a long and hitherto unpublished letter by the Belgian Jesuit missionary F. Noel, written (in Latin) to his superior soon after his arrival at the Portuguese colony of Macao (in August 1685). Composed at a critical time in the missionary history of the Far East, the letter describes Noel's journey from Goa via Malacca to Macau, where where his companion, P. Selosse, died, and his failed attempt to enter Japan, where he originally desired to work. Noel writes that he almost followed Claudio Filippo Grimaldi to Beijing, where he was to lend suppport to the aged Jesuit mathematician Ferdinand Verbiest at the Emperor's orders, but preferred to try and enter Japan by a Portuguese ship. He proceeds to give his superior a complete account of his trip and impressions. Noel denounces the doctrinal rigour exterted on the Chinese missionaries by the Vatican (they were to swear to no longer to tolerate the converts' Chinese practice of ancestor worship), stating lucidly that this policy would seriously damage the work of conversion in progress. He also reports the previous year's death of P. Pallu in Tonkin, from where he oversaw China; his successor, Charles Maigrot, is a doctor of the Sorbonne: "[...] Hic etiam invenimus P. Antoniu[m] Thomas. P. Philippus Grimaldi Pekino huc venerat cum duobus primariis mandarinis et magnifi co comitatu, illum jussu imperatoris deducturus in curiam Pekinensem, ad coadjuvandum in rebus mathematicis Patrem Ferdinandum Verbiest jam aetate provectum. Nostrum adventum hic exspectabant ut possent saltem unum e nobis duobus secum deducere et jamquidem destinabar; sed pendentis etiamtum Japoniae proxime aperiendae spes ope navis Lusitanae quae hinc Nangasachum inierat revectura 12 Japones tempestate Macaum actos, et nondum tum redux, me tandem hic retinuerunt hactenus; non enim poterant praedicti Patres exspectare illius navis reditum et successum [...]". - The Portuguese had established a permanent settlement in Macau as early as 1557, and Chinese and Portuguese merchants flocked there. In 1637, Japan's increasing suspicion of the intentions of the Catholic missionaries led the shogun to seal Japan off from all foreign influence, thus severing Macau's most profitable trade route, that between Japan and China. While Macau's Golden Age of trading had effectively ended by 1640, it continued a center of activity for Catholic missionaries, as it was perceived as a gateway for the conversion of the vast population of China. In 1685, the year of this letter, Portugal's privileged position in trade with China ended, following a decision by the emperor of China to allow trade with all foreign countries. The next century would see the advent of England, Holland, France, Denmark, Sweden, the U.S. and Russia, who established factories and offices in Guangzhou and Macau. - After his return to Europe, Noel published his greatest work, "Sinensis Imperii Classici sex" (Prague 1711), a milestone in the history of translation. For the first time, the Chinese "Four Books" (including the teachings of Mencius) were available in a European language. The publication, immediately reviewed by Christian Wolff, was widely received by the scholarly world and inspired both Francois Quesnay and David Hume. Through this portrait of a philosophy without theological interpretation, Noel went on to become one of his century's foremost mediators of Chinese culture. - Includes full transcription.

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        Ch' n' ha Cervel hapa gamb. O sia la liberatione di Vienna assediata dall' armi Ottomane. Poemetto giocoso. In lingua popolare Bolognese consecrato.

      Parma, heredi di [Mario] Vigna, 1685.. (16), 121, (3) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 5 gest. Tafeln von Giovanni Giuseppe Cosattini. Ital. Pergamentband der Zeit. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe von Lotto Lottis (1667-1714) Gedicht auf die Befreiung Wiens von der Türkenbelagerung (1683) im Bologneser Dialekt. "Das Werk teilt sich in 5 Cantaten, jede zu 30 bis 40 achtzeiligen Strophen" (Kabdebo). Unter den hübschen Kupfern Schlacht- und Belagerungsszenen. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt bzw. (finger)fleckig; zu Beginn Wurmspur im w. Rand (keine Text- oder Bildberührung). Der Bezug am Hinterdeckel und Schwanz fachmännisch ergänzt. - Sturminger 1971. Kabdebo II, 290. British Library (17th c. Italian books) I, 503. ICCU VEAE\001923. Graesse IV, 264.

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        Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio

      ca 1685. Grenzkolorierter Kupferstich mit kolorierter Kartusche, Blatt: 59 x 50 cm. Zeigt Afrika mit Madagaskar. Leicht gebräunt und fleckig, knapp beschnitten mit kleinem Bildrandverlust unten, hinterlgter 10 cm Riss in der Falte, Papier auf einer Stelle neben der Falte leicht bekratzt, 2 Ecken hinterlegt. Sehr dekorative Karte mit schönem Kolorit. Shows Africa with Madagascar. Slightly age-toned and stained, lower margin cut into the frame of the image, restored 10 cm tear in the fold, image slightly scratched on one spot colse to the middle fold, two edges re-backed. Very decorative map with beautiful old colouring.

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        Histoire de Constantinople, depuis le regne de l'ancien Justin, jusqu'a la fin de l'Empire. Tome I de tome VIII (cplt). Traduite sur les Originaux Grecs par Mr. Cousin, President en la Cour des Monnoies. De'die'e a Monseigneur de Pompone, Secretaire d'Etat

      Paris Chez Damien Foucault, Imprimeur & Libraire ordinaire du Roi 1685,. 0 S., kl.8°, Hln. Bd.1: XVIII+644+XXIV + 1 Titelkupfer + 2 kl. Kapitelfrontispize. Bd.2: 559 + XVII + kl. Kapitelfrontispiz. Bd.3: 598 + XXXVIII + 2 kl. Kapitelfrontispize. Bd.4: 478 + XXV + 1 Kapitelfrontispiz. Bd.5: 464 + XXVIII + 1 Kapitelfrontispiz. Bd.6.1 + 6.2: 708 + XIX + XXII + 1 Kapitelfrontispiz. Bd.7.1 + 7.2: 708 + XXXVI + 1 Kapitelfrontispiz. Bd. 8: 428 + XVI + LII (=Table chronologique pour servir a l'histoire de Constantinople). Seltene Ausgabe der Geschichte Konstantinopels, hier komplett in 8 Bänden. Der Band 6 und 7 sind in je 2 Bände gebunden. Bindung: Halbleinen mit Leinenecken, goldener Rückenverzierung und -beschriftung. Schnitt mormoriert. Einbände später, ca. 1850. Je ein modernerer Rundstempel auf den Titelblättern unten und kl. Märkchen am Einband oben links. Sehr guter Zustand ohne Flecken. Höschst selten un'd sehr homogen.

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        Altaria et sacella varia templorum Romae, a celeberrimis quondam architectis structa, quibus sistuntur singulorum orthographia exterior scenographia, ichnographia: Cum Additis ubique mensuris. (Tafelwerk). Mit 1 gest. Titelblatt und 38 (statt 39) Kupferstich-Tafeln (47 x 32 cm) von J. J. von Sandrart.

      Nürnberg, J. J. Sandrart o. J. (um 1685).. Imperial-Folio. Pp. d. Zt.. Vgl. Kat. d. Ornamentstichslg., Berlin 2676. - Thieme/Becker 29, S. 398 (über Sandrart). - Johann Jakop von Sandrart (1655-1698), Schüler und Großneffe des bekannten Nürnberger Maler und Radierer Joachim von Sandrart (d. Ält.; 1606-1688), unternahm in jüngeren Jahren eine Studienreise in Italien (Rom und Venedig), nach seiner Rückkehr nach Nürnberg (1880) veröffentlichte er mehrere Kupferstich-Folgen von Prospekten und architektonischen Bauwerken nach seinen eigenen Vorlagen. - Vorliegendes Tafelwerk, das nach seiner Italienreise entstand, zeigt auf den schönen, kräftigen Kupfern die Innenräume bekannter Römischer Kathedralen und Kirchen. - Es fehlt die Tafel XXXI ("S[ankta] Andrea de Valle"), die in vorliegender Ausgabe nicht eingebunden wurde, ebenso das gest. Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Vorhanden sind die Tafeln: I: gest. Titelblatt. - II: Templo S[anctae] Mariae de Populo. - III: S. Mariae de Populo. - IV: Strozzinae Michaelangelo. - V: Strozzinae. - VI: Sancti Petri in Monte aurea. - VI: Sancti Petri in Monte aurea. - VII: Sancti Petri in Monte. - VIII: S. Mariae in Regione Romana Campitallina. - IX: S. Maria majore. - X: Maria Majore. - XI: S. Johannis nationis Fiorem. - XII: S. Johannis nationis. - XIII: S. Lucae et Marinae. - XIV: S. Lucae et Marinae. - XV: S. Agnetis. - XVI: Sancti Cominici. - XVII: S. Mariae de Victoria. - XVIII: S. Mariae de Victoria. - XIX: Sancti Nicolai. - XX: S. Nicolai. - XXI: S. Nicolai. - XXII: S. Nicolai. - XXIII: S. Maria Transpontina. - XXIV: Templo ad Minerva. - XXV: D. Maria montis. - XXVI: S. Mariae de monte. - XXVII: S. Mariae Magdal. - XXVIII: Monachos S. Maria Magd. - XXIX: S. Mariae transtiberum. - XXX: Dominorum d'Avila. - XXXII: S. Andrea de Valle. - XXXIII: Collegio Clemintino. - XXXIV: Marchionis Lancellotti ad S. Joh. - XXXV: Sanctissimae Pietatis. - XXXVI: S. Francisi Xavery. - XXXVII: Templi Jesu Mariae. - XXXVIII: Laurentii in Lucina. - XXXIX: Laurentii in Lucina. - Einband berieben und bestoßen. Die Tafeln nur am oberen Außenrand tlw. etwas gering wasserrandig, letzte Tafel an zwei Stellen hinterlegt. - Selten. - We accept all main credit cards. - Wir akzeptieren Kreditkarten. - *** 82 Jahre Antiquariat Arno Adler (1932-2014) ***

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        Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani Sic Nuncupatus, Sub Edwardo...

      1685. Selden's Edition of Fleta And His Ad Fletam Dissertatio Selden, John [1584-1645], Editor. Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani Sic Nuncupatus, Sub Edwardo Rege Primo, Seu Circa Annos ab Hinc CCCXL. Ab Anonymo Conscriptus, Atque e Codice Veteri, Autore Ipso Aliquantulum Recentiori, Nunc Primum Typis Editus. Accedit Tractatulus Vetus de Agendi Excipiendique; Formulis Gallicanus, Fet Assavoir Dictus. Subjungitur Etiam Joan. Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica. London: Typis S.R. Prostant apud H. Twyford, T. Bassett [et al.], 1685. [viii], 553, [3] pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, endpapers renewed, early repair to lower corner of title page. Toning, dampspotting to portions of text. Annotations in early hand to margins of a few leaves, interior otherwise fresh. * Second and best edition, "Multis Errobis Purgata." The work by an anonymous author describes the practice of the courts, the forms of writs and an explanation of law terms as they existed during the reign of Edward I. It was John Selden who first called the attention of the public to this ancient treatise, and was instrumental in procuring its publication. While Bracton earns the highest praise as the father of legal learning, Fleta earns a share of it for the illustrations he offered to some of the obscurities found in Bracton. Selden's appended dissertation (pp.453-553) contains many interesting observations about Bracton, Britton, Fleta, and Thornton "and shows what use was made of the Imperial law in England whilst the Romans governed here, at what time it was introduced into this nation, what use was formerly made of it, how long it continued, and when the use of it totally ceased in the King's Courts at Westminster.": Bridgman, A Short View of Legal Bibliography 87. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:53 (20)..

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        An English dictionary, explaining the difficult terms that are used in divinity, husbandry, physick, philosophy, law, navigation, mathematicks, and other arts and sciences. Containing many thousands of hard words . Together with the etymological derivation of them from their proper fountain, whether Hebrew, Greek, Latin, French, or any other language

      printed for Peter Parker, at the Leg and Star over against the Royal Exchange in Cornhil, London 1685 - Fourth edition, sm. 8vo, pp. [8] plus unpaginated lexicon in triple column, genuine first and final blanks present; a clean and fairly crisp copy in full contemporary calf, rubbed and worn, a few small chips out on the spine, but sound. Coles (?1640-1680) was the author of a number of "useful and necessary books for the instruction of beginners," among which were his popular A Dictionart English-Latin and Latin-English (London, 1677) which was still in use in schools even after the arrival of Ainsworth's Thesaurus in 1736; and An English Dictionary (London, 1676). "Still in the "hard words" tradition, Coles included thousands of "old words," obsolete ones from Chaucer's day. His dictionary contained twenty-five thousand words, eight thousand more than the last, augmented edition of Phillips. He shortened Phillips' already brief definitions in order to include more words and more etymological information. Coles did break new ground in including cant (thieves' argot) and dialectical terms. These, taken from other specialized dictionaries, had never before been included in a general English dictionary" (Landau, Dictionaries, p. 43). Alston V,66; Wing C-5073.

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        HISTORIA delle attioni de' Re dell' Ungaria

      Leonardo Pittoni 1685 Incominciassi dall'anno trecento settantaotto dopo Christo nato, seguendo infino all'impero del sempre Augusto, & invitto Leopoldo d'Austria il Pio. vi si legge gran numero di Considerationi Politiche, et Militari sopra le Attioni de' detti Rè, et anco si hà una sincera notitia delle Guerre Correnti. SPONCIR OTTONE - Venetia, Leonardo Pittoni, 1685. In-8°, pegamena coeva (dorso allentato). (24), 166, (2) pp. Esemplare corto di margine privo delle tavole. Opera rarissima. Apponji, Hungarica, II, pp. 232-33.

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        TRAITE DES HERNIES

      - Traite des hernies, ou descentes, contenant les causes, signes, accidens, remedes, & un avis aux Hernieux, avec la maniere de bien faire & administrer les Bandages d'acier, & de fil de fer.- París, Chez l'auteur, 1685; en 8º prolongado cartoné de época dañado, 17 hojas incluida portada, 102 páginas y 2 láminas al final con dibujos. Raro libro sobre hernias de este autor que en la portada se define como cirujano de hernias. Punto de polilla en esquina superior derecha en margen blanco sin afectar al texto.

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        PAINTING ILLUSTRATED IN THREE DIALOGUES, 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

      London: Printed by John Gain, 1685.. [38],375pp. Title printed in red and black. Quarto. Contemporary paneled calf, expertly rebacked, raised bands, leather label. Covers somewhat scuffed. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Contemporary ink markings on titlepage. Internally very clean, with ample margins. Overall very good. Three dialogues on painting based upon the work of Vasari by Aglionby. A range of painting topics is covered, including design, chiaroscuro, use of oils, and history and appreciation of art. "The first systematic treatise on the history and criticism of painting in English." As such, the work contains the first English translation of eleven of Vasari's Lives. One of the most important works in art history, in its first English edition. WING A764. UNIVERSAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON ART I:10.

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        OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICA ET MEDICA. Partim jam antea excusa, sed Purimis locis ab ipso auctore emendata, & aucta, partim nondum edita. Nunc simul Collecta, & dilligenter recognita, per Timannum [Timann] de Diemerbroeck

      Ultrajecti, Apud Meinardum à Dreunen & Guilielmum à Walcheren ... [Utrecht, Meinard Dreunen, Guil. Walcher] 1685. . 1st Collected Ed. 4 parts in 1 vol. Folio. [xiv] + 301pp. + pp.(304-568). + [vi] + [xvi] + 303pp. + [i] + [ii] + 62pp. + pp.(67-130) + [ii] + [iv] + 70pp. [Lacking additional engraved t.p.]. Port. frontis. after Romeyn de Hooghe engraved by Jean Edelinck (torn without loss), dec. devices and initial letters, 16 folding engraved plates. Some browning, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p., contemporary half morocco with cloth boards, gilt lettered spine, minor signs of wear. Ijsbrand van Diemerbroeck (1609-1674). Diemerbroeck, Professor of Anatomy and Medicine at Utrecht is remembered not only for his studies of the plague but more especially for his work on anatomy. The folding plates are finely etched and their simplicity makes them highly effective and instructive.& Pagination as the British Library copy (R176413) published by Sam Smith 1685 - same edition as the above issued with a new title page. Additional postage may be necessary US$785

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        Historie Del Signor D. Colombo. Nelel quali s'hà [sic] particolare, & vera relatione della vita, e de' fatti dell'Ammiraglio D. Christoforo Colombo suo Padre, E dello scoprimento, ch'egli fece dell'Indie Occidentali, dette Mondo Nuovo, hora possedute da Serenissimo Rè [sic] Cattolico, Nuovamente di lingua Spagnuola tradotte nell'Italiana dal Sig. Alfonso Ulloa. Consecrato All'Illustrissimi Sign. Quintiliano Rezzonico, Nobile Barone del Sacro Romano Impero, et Maria Elisabetta di lui Sorella. In Venetia, Appresso Giuseppe Tramontin, 1685.

      In 12, [mm. 136 x 73], pp. 8 ? (40) ? 494 ? (12). Legatura in cartone con striscia color carta da zucchero di rinforzo al dorso, leggeremente allentata. Titolo calligrafato al dorso. Esemplare in barbe di questa rara edizione che presenta un gran numero di errori alla numerazione della pagine (23, 89, 93, 99, 125, 152-153, 155, 160, 196, 206, 214, 215, 240, 283, 296, 299, 337, saltati i nn. 338-339, 363, 433, 448, 468, 469, 470, 471, 491). Frontespizio riquadrato con capilettera, testate e finalini xilografati. Appunti numerici al piatto anteriore e alla carta di sguardia. Hernando Colon ( o Fernando Colombo), nato a Cordova nel 1488 fu il figlio secondogenito di Cristoforo, avuto da Beatriz Enriquez de Arana. Seguì il padre nel quarto ed ultimo viaggio che fece verso le Americhe, nel 1502, in cui esplorò la zona del centro America, naturalmente questo produsse in lui un grande interesse per la geografia e per lo studio. Durante i suoi viaggi in Europa, grazie alla disponibilità economica raccolse circa 15.000 volumi dei quali circa la metà andò poi dispersa e che oggi costituiscono uno dei nuclei della Biblioteca Colombina di Siviglia, con circa 1200 incunaboli. Sui libri annotava personalmente data di acquisto e costo, lasciando dunque dati estremamente importanti sul commercio dei libri tra la fine del XV e l'inizio del XVI secolo, oltre che sui suoi spostamenti in Europa. Alla sua morte, tra le sue volontà lasciò inoltre disposizioni per l'incremento ed il mantenimento della biblioteca che raccoglie anche i circa duecento libri appartenuti al padre eche era all'epoca la più grande biblioteca privata esistente. Questa, che è la sua opera più famosa vide la stampa postuma a Venezia nel 1571: nel proemio esprime il suo orgoglio ?Percioche io sono figliuolo dell'Ammiraglio Don Christoforo Colombo, personaggio degno di eterna memoria, il quale scoprì l'Indie Occidentali, & anco perché io navigai con lui alcun tempo, parea che frà l'alte cose che io hò scritte, dovesse essere una, e la principale la vita, & il maraviglioso scoprimento , che del Nuovo Mondo, e delle Indie ei fece; poiché gli aspri, e continui travagli, e le infermità, ch'ei patì, non gli concessero tempo per ridur ciò di memoria in historie [?] solamente da gli scritti, e lettere, che dell'istesso Ammiraglio rimasero, e da quella à che io mi ritrovai presente, prometto di raccogliere quel, che alla sua historia, & vita s'appartiene?. Fernando fu umanista, matematico e soprattutto cosmografo, ma dedicò la sua vita e il suo patrimonio soprattutto alla sua biblioteca. Morì a Siviglia nel 1539. L'editore dedica l'opera che era stata tradotta da Alfonso Ulloa, scrittore spagnolo ben presto stabilitosi a Venezia dove aveva seguito il padre aggregato all'ambasciata presso la Serenissima e dove tradusse scrittori spagnoli e portoghesi, a Quintiliano Rezzonico ed a sua Sorella Maria Elisabetta. Di questa edizione l'ICCU registra un unico esemplare presso la Biblioteca Diocesana di Narni. Nello stesso anno, sempre a Venezia, vide la luce un'altra edizione coi tipi di Apollonio Zamboni.

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        A Preparative to Pleading Being a Work Intended for the Instruction

      1685. Townesend, George. A Preparative to Pleading: Being a Work Intended for the Instruction of Young Clerks of the Court of Common Pleas. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1685. [viii], 236 pp. Octavo (7" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind frames and corner fleurons to boards, rebacked in period style with raised bands, hinges mended. Some rubbing to extremities, a few faint stains to boards, small clean tear to front free endpaper. Browning to margins of endleaves and title page, toning to text. Later owner signatures to front free endpaper, small owner stamp to verso of title page, interior otherwise clean. * Second edition. Townesend was a clerk of the Court of Common Pleas. First published in 1675, he wrote his manual to improve the quality of pleadings, which had "much decayed" during the Civil War and Protectorate. A Latin-English dictionary for the most part, it aimed to "direct Attornies and Young Clerks, in the formalities of their Words and Writings" so "their Businesses may be more Clerklike drawn, and fairly entred on record" (Preface). The work was well-received. Its fourth and final edition was published in 1721. All are scarce today. OCLC locates 3 copies of this (1685) edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Library of Congress, Yale). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:279 (150).

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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 leather, 4 raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt title to spine, all edges speckled red. Covers slightly worn with surface crazing, slight wear to corners, spine rubbed with some loss to gilt decoration, leather on raised bands just slightly chipped, hinges just starting to crack at top and bottom, 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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        L?ARTE DI RESTITUIRE A ROMA LA TRALASCIATA NAVIGATIONE DEL SUO TEVERE. Divisa in tre parti.

      nella Stamperia del Lazzari Varese 1685 In folio (mm. 395x250), 2 opere in 1 vol., p. pelle bazana coeva (antiche scritte a mano e piccole macchie ai piatti), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, 91 cc.nn. + 15 pp.num. (per l?aggiunta di ONORATI Fr. Maria ?Sac. Congreg. Riparum Tyberis Romana Remunerationis pro illustriss. D. Cornelio Meyer Memoriale?. Romae, Typ. Rev. Cam. Apost., 1685). Testo ornato da grandi capilett., fregi e finali inc. su legno. Dediche al Papa Innocenzo XI e ai Card. Azzolini e Colonna ?Deputati sopra la Navigatione nuova del Tevere?. L?opera è superbamente illustrata da: una grande incisione con figure allegoriche alla dedica e da una serie di 68 incisioni in rame, di notevole qualità per la finezza del disegno e dell?esecuzione. Le figure occupano per lo più lo spazio di metà pagina; 1 è a p. pag. (Colonna Traiana) e 4 a doppia pag. (pianta di Pisa, paludi Pontine, veduta di Piazza del Popolo, veduta di S. Pietro); di particolare interesse sono le figure a soggetto tecnico, come pure la pianta a volo d?uccello di Ancona, il territorio di Fano e di Pisa; magnifiche sono le vedute di Roma (quella di Piazza del Popolo è anche un prezioso documento urbanistico perchè è raffigurata così com?era prima che venisse attuato il progetto del Valadier). Tutto l?affascinante apparato iconografico fu ideato dal Meyer ed in parte dal suo amico e conterraneo B. Denner ed inciso da svariati artisti, quali B. de Ballin, I. Blondeau, Io. Collin, G.B. Falda, Gaspar van Wittel. L?Indice registra al fine - come tav. XVI - quella della Cometa di Halley, della cui esistenza si arrivò persino a dubitare, e che non fu mai inserita in quest?opera (si trova a volte con la segnatura ?K? nella terza parte dell?altra introvabile opera del Meyer ?L?arte di rendere i fiumi navigabili?, Roma, Komarek, 1696). I titoli delle 3 parti in cui è divisa l?opera sono: 1°. Gl?impedimenti, che sono nell?alveo del Tevere da Roma a Perugia, e suoi rimedi (con una nutrita serie di macchine nuove per superare tali impedimenti) - 2°. Le difficoltà, che sono nella Navigatione del Tevere da Roma sino al Mare, e suoi rimedij. - 3°. Nella quale si discorre perchè Roma è stata fabbricata, e mantenuta su le sponde del Tevere.. (sono anche descritti un gran numero di dispositivi idrostatici). L?aggiunta dell?ONORATI, che riguarda la navigazione del Tevere, lettere e documenti relativi al progetto e resoconto dettagliato delle spese del Meyer, costituisce di per sè un importante documento di storia economica relativo al più grande progetto costruttivo del XVII secolo. "Seconda edizione". Cfr. Choix de Olschki,XI,17589: ?Ouvrage des plus curieux et des plus importants sur la navigabilité du Tibre. L?architecte hollandais Cornelius Meyer (1640-1700), outre qu?etre un ingénieur idraulique de grande renommée, a eu un riche esprit inventif dans les sciences méchaniques et ce volume en donne une documentation. "Ouvrage fort rare" - Cicognara, 3791-92, cita anche la I ediz. del 1683 - Graesse,IV,512 - Manca al Riccardi. Parole e disegni anticamente ms. ai risg., 1 carta restaur. al marg. sup. per strappo, altrim. bell?esemplare.

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        Le gemme antiche figurate di L. Agostini senese. Gemmae et sculpturae antiquae in latina versa ab Jacobo Gronovo.

      BLOOTELING 1685 Amstelodami apud Abrahamum Blooteling, MDCLXXXV (1685). Due volumi rilegati in uno. (mm. 20 x 160). Bella legatura dell?epoca in pergamena con doppio filetto dorato e fleurons laterali ai piatti e dorso con tassello con titolo e ricchi fregi dorati impressi; taglio marezzato. Ritratto dell?autore, frontespizio inciso, frontespizio, pp. (30), e 3 tavole incise, 1 c.b, pp. (8) d?indice, (2), 83, e 214 tavole incise; pp. (8), 71(1), e 51 tavole incise, 1 c. b. Le tavole rappresentano ritratti mitologici, di imperatori, scene di caccia, segni zodiacali, fauni, soldati, maschere, etc. Raro a trovarsi completo delle due parti.

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        Xenophon's History of the Affairs of Greece, in Seven Books: Being a Continuation of the Peloponnesian War; from the time where Thucydides ends, to the Battel [Battle] at Mantinea. To which is prefixed an abstract of Thucydides, and a brief account of the land and naval forces of the ancient Greeks

      Printed by R. H. for William Freeman, London 1685 - , [46], 459, [3], SIGNED by Northesk [one of the Earls of Northesk] on title page First English Edition , spine darkened and with some loss at head and tail, gilt faded in places, light stain to edge of boards, joints weakened but binding firm, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, textblock clean and complete, book in good+ condition , full panelled calf with gilt titles and decoration at spine, five raised bands Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OF THE RECONCILEABLENESS OF SPECIFICK MEDICINES TO THE CORPUSCULAR PHILOSOPHY. TO WHICH IS ANNEXED A DISCOURSE ABOUT THE ADVANTAGES OF THE USE OF SIMPLE MEDICINES

      London: Printed for Sam. Smith, 1685. FIRST EDITION . Hardcover. 168 x 95 mm (6 5/8 x 3 3/4"). 16 p.l., 225, [1] pp., plus 13 pp. of ads at the back (also with two loose leaves from the end of Boyle's "Short Memoirs for the Natural Experimental History of Mineral Waters" [published 1684] laid in at front, and five leaves of ads from that work bound in before A1 here.). FIRST EDITION. Pleasing recent retrospective unlettered dark polished calf, raised bands. Rear flyleaf with seven lines of handwritten notes in red or purple ink. Fulton 166; Heirs of Hippocrates 366; Norman 306; Osler 949; Waller 1391; Wellcome II, 224; Wing B-4013. Frequent faint browning, occasional minor foxing, isolated corner creases, one tiny round wormhole in bottom margin, but still an excellent copy (especially for a cheaply made book like this), the text quite clean and fresh, and the binding unworn. These two treatises represent the efforts of the foremost scientist of the day to inject some theoretical science into what was then the practical art of medicine. The first treatise sets forth six propositions, with accompanying experiments" that describe Boyle's theories about the effects of certain medicines on the body. The second part is a plea for physicians to stop prescribing extremely complicated concoctions (some containing 20 ingredients) to treat their patients. However, Boyle does endorse the medieval belief in the healing powers of gems and stones from the heads of snakes. The youngest of the 14 children of the earl of Cork, Robert Boyle (1627-91) in 1660 published "New Experiments Physico-Mechanical," which became a milestone in the history of science. He was one of the founders of the Royal Society and a most active member throughout his life. Locke, Newton, and Evelyn were among his friends and correspondents.

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        LITURGIA, SEU LIBER PRECUM COMMUNIUM, ET ADMINISTRATIONIS SACRAMENTORUM, ALIORUMQUE RITUUM ATQUE CEREMONIARUM ECCLESIAE, JUXTA USUM ECCLESIAE ANGLICANAE: Una cum Psalterio seu Psalmis Davidis, Ea Punctatione diftinectis, qua Cantari aut Recitari debent in Ecclesiis. Itemque Forma & Modus Faciendi, Ordinandi, & Consecrandi Episcopos, Presbyteros, Diaconos.

      London, Car. Mearne, 1685. Unpag. Illustrated with woodcarved prints. Bound fullcarved vellum with richly golddec. boards and spine. Raised bands.. The year 1687 + W I in gold on spine. Goldedged. Gilted innerhinges. Name on flyleaf. A few minor marginal smudges. A fine copy with only slightly wear on corners. Text in latin.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem Insectorum ad illustrem virum. De ave Diomedea disertatio cum verâ ejus ejigie aeri incisa. Experimenta circa varias Res naturales. (Inclus des écrits de J. F. Lachmund).

      H. Weinstein 1685 - Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1685-1686. In 12 de [10]-216-[37 index]-40-[6 index]-[2]-312-[32 index]pp., reliure en plein vélin rigide de l'époque, pièce de titre de papier ocre de l'époque, encadrée d'un double filet doré, deux petits manques dans les angles, titre doré, dos très légèrement sali, petites taches sur les marges latérales des plats, sig. d'app. et lettres à l'encre noire sur la première page de garde et le premier contreplat, deux frontispices ornés de gravures, 59 gravures en n/b, certaines dépliantes, représentant diverses espèces du règne végétal et animal, intérieur frais, tranches bleues, bel et bel exemplaire. 1100 € Cette édition est la traduction latine du volume ''Esperienze intorno alla generazione degli insetti'', publié en 1668. Dans cette oeuvre majeure, l'auteur contredit le phénomène de génération spontanée, héritage d'un concept élaboré par Aristote, qui prévalait encore au XVIIème siècle dans le monde scientifique, et non démenti par Galilée qui en 1632 dans son livre ''Dialogo dei due massimi sistemi del mondo" reconnaît partager cette thèse avec les aristoteliciens. Francesco Redi démontrera par ses observations au microscope que l'apparition de vers dans les cadavres n'est absolument pas un phénomène de génération spontanée mais le fruit d'une ponte, affirmation qui sera corroborée par son collègue Felice Fontana en 1767 et 1781. Francesco Redi (Arezzo 1626 - Pise 1697), étudiera le venin des serpents, notamment de la vipère, prouvant l'innocuité du venin s'il est ingéré, enfin il est considéré comme l'inventeur de la médecine légale. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Several Discourses Tending to promote Peace & Holiness Among Christian. To which are added, Three other distinct Sermons

      London:: Printed for Jonathan Robinson,. 1685.. 8vo, (8) 395pp & 95pp. A scarce work- OCLC 20614898 cites only 4 copies, at Yale, Harvard, Wayne State & Southern Methodist. Original black calf, gilt stamped boards, spine in 6 compartments, blind stamped. Orig. marbled endpapers. Previous owner signature of John Killoch, Paisley. Corners and edges a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good contemporary copy. & & MANTON, THOMAS (1620-1677), English Nonconformist divine, was born at Laurence Lydiard, Somerset, in 1620, and was educated at Hart Hall, Oxford. Joseph Hall, bishop of Norwich, ordained him deacon: be never took priests orders, holding that he was properly ordained to the ministerial office. He was one of the clerks at the Westminster Assembly, one of Cromwells chaplains and a trier, and held livings at Stoke Newington (1645) and St Pauls, Covent Garden (1656). He disapproved of the execution of Charles I. In 1658 he assisted Baxter to draw up the Fundamentals of Religion. He helped to restore Charles II. and became one of his chaplains, refusing the deanery of Rochester. In 1662 he lost his living under the Act of Uniformity and preached in his own rooms and in other parts of London. For this he was arrested in 1670. (Encyclopedia Britannica 11th edition).

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        TEXT FROM LUKE AND NUMBERS

      Samuel Green Cambridge, Massachusetts: Samuel Green, 1685. 184 x 133 mm (7 1/4 x 5 1/4"). Double column, 62 lines of text and headline in roman type. Attractively matted. Darlow & Moule 6738: the revised second edition of Eliot's Indian Bible. Moderate wrinkling and some browning, but in quite good condition nevertheless. The first and second printings of Eliot's Indian Bible (see item #119, above) are very similar, but they can be distinguished by measuring the width and height of the text (that on the present leaves from the second printing is a bit more than 100 mm. wide and 160 mm. high).

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        THE COLLECTION OF THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND The Fifth Edition Corrected. With a Continuation of the History, unto the Reign of Henry the Seventh, by John Trussel. [2nd Title] A CONTINUATION OF THE COLLECTION beginning where Samuel Daniel Esq ended with the Reign of Edward the Third: And ending where the Honourable Vicount St. Albanes began with the Life of Henry the 7th. Being a compleat History of the beginning and end of the Dissention betwixt the two Houses of York and Lancaster. With the Matches and Issue of all the Kings, Princes, Dukes, Marquesses, Earls, and Vicounts of this Nation deceased, during those Times

      London: Printed by F. Leach for Benj. Tooke and Thomas Sawbridge 5th edition corrected, 1685. Hardcover. Good. Folio contemporary sprinkled calf (front cover detached corners & edges worn) Titlepage within double rules +[12]pp prelims +262 +[2]pp +Titlepage to Part II +[6]pp prelims +263pp (collates A4 B2 +Licence leaf B-Z in 6's Part II A-Y in 6's +Z in 4). A few signs of use, edge dusting & paper faults in a few places but never with loss of text. Tissue repair to gutter margin of blank back of 1st Title, paper otherwise entirely crisp throughout with no notations or inscriptions. The text is within ruled lines and shoulder notes within rules also with a further half inch margin. *Editions before 1635 have only the first half of this book as Daniel died soon after the first edition was printed.

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        A book of entries: of declarations and other pleadings general and special, in the most usual actions in the Court of Kings-Bench. Also a choice collection of special writs, and their retorns. Together with observations in pleading, instructing the younger clerks in the practice of that court. From the original manuscripts in court-hand, collected and drawn by John Hansard Gent. late of Clements-Inn. To which are added, appeals of murder and mayheme, with variety of pleadings therein. No printed before in any book of entries or pleadings. [Wing H660]

      London: London, printed by the assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins Esquires. For William Crook at the Green Dragon without Temple-Bar, nigh Devereux 1685., 1685. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Full calf, a few scrapes and scuffs, label missing. Light toning. Sole edition..

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        A Book Of Entries: Of Declarations and Other Pleadings General and

      1685. Hansard, John, Compiler. A Book Of Entries: Of Declarations and Other Pleadings General and Special, In the Most Usual Actions in the Court of Kings-Bench. Also a Choice Collection of Special Writs, And their Retorns. Together with Observations in Pleading, Instructing the Younger Clerks in the Practice of that Court. From the Original Manuscripts in Court-Hand, Collected and Drawn by John Hansard Gent. Late of Clements-Inn. To Which are Added, Appeals of Murder and Mayheme, With Variety of Pleadings Therein. Not Printed Before in Any Book of Entries or Pleadings. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1685. [xviii], 283, [1], [20] pp. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning to text. Two eighteenth-century signatures of (of Robert Hume and one other) and another nineteenth-century signature (of William Shaw) to title page, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. Little seems to be known about Hansard and he did not appear to publish any other works. The ESTC lists the final collation as [21], but the collation of the multiple listings in OCLC are identical to our copy. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:270 (76).

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        Jurisprudentia ecclesiastica seu consistorialis Rerum & Quaestionum. Libr. III. Quorum I. Materiae de juribus Episcopalibus.II. Causis matrimonialibus. III. Judicio & foro ecclesiastico, Poenis ac coercitione Clericorum &c. pertractatae visuntur.

      Georg Heinrich Frommann (J. T. R. Erben), Leipzig 1685 - Folio (32 x 20 cm). Mit 1 Titelkupfer u. 2 gest. Stammbäumen. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 21 Bl., 253, 884 (recte: 882) S., 64 Bl., 100 S., 4 Bl. meist zweispaltig gedruckt. Pgt. d. Zeit m. hs. Rückentitel. Farbschnitt. Zuerst 1649 erschienene Rechtschrift vor allem zum Eherecht von Benedikt Carpzov (1595-1666). "Im protestantischen Kirchenrecht, wo er erstmalig eine ausführliche systematische Darstellung schuf [dieser Titel], widmete er sich nicht nur den großen Prinzipienfragen (er war Hauptvertreter des Episkopalsystems), sondern förderte auch die Einzellehren durch Auswertung der konsistorialen Rechtsprechung und durch Berücksichtigung der speziell protestantischen Rechtsquellen." (NDB 3, 156f.). - Einband fleckig. Titelkupfer etw. knapp beschnitten, im Rande etw. stockfleckig. Schöner, wohlerhaltener Band. gr.

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        Defensio Fidei Nicaenae

      Oxonii - Theatro Sheldoniano, 1685 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of George Bulls's treatise in defence of the ante-Nicene church fathers. George Bull (16341710) was an English theologian and Bishop of St David's. He was born, 25 March 1634, in the parish of St. Cuthbert, Wells, and educated in the grammar school at Wells, and then at Blundell's School in Tiverton under Samuel Butler. Before he was fourteen years old he went into residence at Exeter College, Oxford, where he became a friend of Thomas Clifford. In 1649, his tutor Baldwin Ackland refused to take the engagement, and together they left the university and settled at North Cadbury in Somerset. He wrote four major theological treatises in Latin, one on justification and three on the Trinity. Bull wrote the Defensio fidei Nicenae in 1680 to defend himself against the charge of Socinianism. Though three publishers refused to publish the work, William Jane, regius professor of divinity at Oxford, convinced Bishop Fell to intervene and have it published in 1685. Despite the delay in publication, it received the endorsement of Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, the Gallican bishop of Meaux, and the acclamation of his English colleagues, making the work the standard defence of Nicene orthodoxy. With bookplate to front pastedown of one Thomas N. Parker, and an attractively engraved title page. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, rather worn with repairs to leather at corners. Joints cracked. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright and clean but with the occasional spot and mark. Overall: GOOD.

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        Variarum Observationum Liber.

      Londres, Robert Scott, 1685. - in-4. 4ff. (le premier blanc). 397pp. 1f. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Première Edition Collective, en partie originale, de ce recueil de textes du savant hollandais Isaac Vossius (1618-1689), publié en Angleterre où il s'était fixé depuis 1670. Certains de ces textes concernent la Chine, l'Inde ou la Japon. D'autres traitent de sujets scientifiques. On trouve dans ce volume entre autres les mémoires suivants: "De Artibus et Scienciis Sinarum", "De origine et progressu Pulveris bellicis apud Europeos", "De Triremium et Liburnicarum Constructione", "De Emmendatione Longitudinum", "De Patefacienda per septentrionem ad Japonenses et Indos Navigatione", "De Apparentibus in Luna Circulis", etc. Le dernier ouvrage (pp. 208 à la fin) est son célèbre "De Sibyllinis aliisque quae Christi Natale praecessere Oraculis", ouvrage qui fut mis à l'Index et dont Caillet, III, 707, dit: "Ouvrage très recherché. écrit ingénieux et fort singulier". Figures gravées sur bois dans le texte. Bon exemplaire.

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