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        Description de l'Afrique, contenant les noms, la situation & les confins de toutes ses parties, leurs rivieres, leurs villes & leurs habitations, leurs plantes & leurs animaux; les moeurs, les coûtumes, la langue, les richesses, la religion & le gouvernement de ses peuple.Amsterdam, Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom and Van Someren, 1686. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved folding map, 42 engraved double-page plates (including 12 maps), and 55 engravings in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine; rebacked, with original backstrip laid down, modern endpapers.

      Mendelssohn I, pp. 413-414; STCN (5 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 298 note. First edition of the French translation of Dapper's illustrated description of Africa, translated by Dapper himself. Dapper's description includes of Morocco, Guinea, Southern Africa, Congo and Angola, Eastern Africa (Nubia - Mozambique, Madagascar, Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands, Malta), containing the names, rivers, towns, settlements, plants and animals of the regions and the customs, costumes, language, riches, religion and government of its peoples. The work starts with an extensive description of Egypt, with double-page views of Alexandria and Cairo, the pyramids, plants, etc. Surely no book spoke more to the imagination of the 17th-century Europe concerning the exotic lands just being explored, and it did much to establish the Western view of Africa among both scholars and the general public. Binding rebacked, as noted, and with some other restorations. Some small spots and waterstains in the lower and inner margin; a good copy.

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        Part of the Circle of Austria - viz. the Archdukedom of Austria divided into the Higher, above the River Ens and the Lower, below the River Ens, divided inti it\'s Principal Parts, described by Sanson

      London, sold by William Berry at the Sign if the Globe, 1686. Kupserstichkarte, grenzkoloriert, 85,5 x 55 cm, Blatt gebräunt, etwas fleckig, etwas randlädiert, einige kleine Einrisse und Knicke am Rand, Bug auf der Rückseite verstärkt Versand D: 9,90 EUR

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        Document Signed (with her mark), on paper.

      [Philadelphia] Small 4to (19.5 x 18.5 cm, 7.7 x 7.28"), 4 pp., with integral address leaf, 2 pp. blank.. 12 October 1686 A rare glimpse into the earliest days of Philadelphia, this unique document was => written within four years of the city's founding (1682). Widow Elizabeth Shorter was a London glover who moved to Pennsylvania with her grandson Isaac Knight about 1683 and was one of the => First Purchasers, that select group of 751 individuals who bought the first offering of land from William Penn. She was certainly in contact with Penn by 1681, when he signed an indenture to her in London; two years later, he signed an official land grant confirming the location and cost of her 250-acre plot. Witness to the lack of government structure at the time, being => written on scrap paper and without any official notarization, the deed in hand documents the sale of widow Shorter's "housing in the front street of Delawar with my lott" to Christopher Libthorpe for the sum of one hundred pounds sterling. Indited in secretary hand with witnesses' signatures in both italic and secretary, the deed is followed by two blank pages on the interior (as usual); the witnesses were John Morroy (Morrey?) and John Best (Lest?), who both had fine signatures. Not unexpectedly, the widow signed with her mark. A docket on the last leaf's verso reads, "Xher [Christopher] Libthorpe To George Rothe" and another, in a second hand, adds, "and a Deed from Pickering to Post for a lot," with a computation below on the same page. The watermark appears to be a heart-shaped shield crowned by a fleur de lis, or trefoil; however we find no match in Briquet or Gravell. Previously folded in multiple places, and now along bifolium crease only; four small holes in the upper corner where previously stapled or pinned. "Lacing," a result of the iron gall ink's exposure to moisture, is in evidence here but does not affect the legibility or stability of the deed, which is neatly repaired in two places at the outer edge of the first recto near the remnants of the red wax seal. => An attractive relic of colonial American, Pennsylvania/Philadelphia, commercial, legal, and women's history.

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        Superb vellum “foot of the fine” 17th century document from the short reign of King James II regarding a sale of land

      Westminster [England], January 31 [c. 1686 - 1688]. 27.5" X 20.75". "Manuscript Document Signed “J Rex” by a court officer, one page, 27.5” x 20.75”. [London, 1685-1687]. In the hand of a scrivener. A portrait of King James II appears in the upper left, adorned with elaborate swirls. His name in Latin in Old English lettering is across the top: “Jacobus Secundus Dei gra” (“James Second by the grace of God”). Above his name is a 19.5” x 5” ornate border of foliage and animals, including a lion, unicorn, dragon, and serpents, beneath which is penned: “Sold in Cliffords Inne lane,” the printing establishment which produced the document. Simpler foliage adorns the left and right sides of the text. Documents of this type were said to have been penned in “old law-Latin, flavored with Norman French.” At the bottom is a 1.5” x 1.25” portion of vellum, which had been attached to the royal seal which is no longer present, bearing a handwritten, ornate “J Rex” signature placed there by a court officer. Light folds, some rubbing of letters. Generally, in apparent fine condition. Partial translation: “James Second by the grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith & to All to whom our present letters may come, Greeting. Know Ye that among the records and Feet of Fines with the proclamations thereof made according to the form of the Statute in that case lately enacted and provided...This is the Final Concord made in the court of our Lord the King at Westminster...and of the reign of our Lord James Second by the grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &...” The “fine” was the record of an amicable agreement in court ending in an action at law to enforce a covenant to convey real property. This document is a chirography of a fine of land called the “foot of the fine.” In order to legally record a transfer of land, the person to whom the land was to be conveyed instituted a lawsuit against the owner, levying a fine which was understood by the participants to simply be a means of transferring property. There were five parts of the fine, each regarding an aspect of the sale and its recording. This document represents the fifth and last part of the fine called the foot. It includes all the details of the land sale, stating the parties, dates, and place, and the Justices before whom it was acknowledged or levied. The use of the fine in land sales was abolished in 1833 and replaced by a simpler legal action. Because of the many details which they give of the topography of the land as well as, in many cases, valuable genealogic and court information, “foot of the fine” documents are among the most valuable of all British public records."

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        Historia vom Falle und Abnehmen Des König-Reich Franckreichs, So durch seine gegenwärtige übele Conduite bewehret und dargethan wird Durch Sumature Drivium. Mit einem Titelkupfer.

      (i.e. Gotha, Boethius ?), Fridburg 1686 - Ao. 1688. 12°. Front., Titel, 327 S. [Angebunden:] ANONYM. Franckreich Schäme und Gräme dich! Darüber sich freuen, Hanß Knorr, Der Teutsche. Quaekerius, Der Engelländer. Muff, der Holländer. Aber Fitzliputzli, das Frantz-Männichen sorget vor die Freyheit einer Schmeichlenden Hoffes. Unruhe. (Ohne Ort und Verlag) Gedruckt 1686. 12°. (156) Bll. Pappband des 18.Jahrhunderts. Leicht berieben. Zu 1) Erste Ausgabe (für mich bibliogr. nachweisbar nur bei Weller, Druckorte Nachträge S.8 [ohne Auflösung; realer Druckort nach unsicherer Zuschreibung durch die HAB Wolfenbüttel] und Weller, Index Pseudonymorum [2.Aufl., 1886] S.154 [ohne Auflösung). – Zu 2) Erste Ausgabe der Sammlung. – Gestochenes Exlibris „Zur Breitenbauchischen Bibliotheck“ a.d. Innendeckel. Zu 1) Es sind zwei Drucke aus dem gleichen Jahr nachweisbar; bei dem anderen ist der Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt und der Umfang ist 396 S. Von beiden Varianten sind in Bibliotheken weltweit insgesamt nur vier Standorte nachweisbar (davon HAAB unvollständig). Ein Vergleich mit den Schlüsselseiten des Exemplars der ULB Halle legt nahe, dass beide Varianten aus der gleichen Druckerei stammen. Da die vorliegende Variante mit einem Schlussstück endet und das letzte Blatt verso weiß ist, handelt es sich wohl um den ersten Druck, dem im gleichen Jahr ein vermehrter zweiter folgte. Zu dem als Verfasser bzw. Übersetzer von Schriften in den Jahren 1686 und 1688 nachweisbaren J.L. SUMATURE DRIVIUS, kann ich außer der Vermutung, er sei ein vertriebener Hugenotte gewesen, keine weiteren Angaben finden. Aus hugenottischer Sicht reflektiert der Verfasser die Situation Frankreichs nach der Aufhebung (1685) des seit 1598 geltenden, die Rechte der Reformierten in Frankreich garantierenden Edikts von Nantes durch LUDWIG XIV. Er warnt vor Aufständen seiner Glaubensgenossen und tritt nachdrücklich für Glaubens- und Religionsfreiheit ein. Mit seiner Politik gefährde der durch Minister und Klerus schlecht beratene König das Reich. – Zu 2) Vereint zwei in den Jahren 1685 (Franckreich schäme dich!: Das ist, heimlich und unverhoffte Entdeckung derer Frantzösischen fast an allen Europäischen Höffen geschmiedete und sehr übel gelungene Rathschläge lesenswürdig der curieusen Welt vor Augen gestellt.) und 1684 (Hanß Knorr der Teutsche, Quackerius. Der Engeländer, Fitzliputzli. Das Frantzmännichen, und der Holländische Muff. Uber die gegenwärtige Unruhe am Nieder-Rhein-Strohm.) zuerst erschienene Pamphlete, in denen auf eher volkstümliche Weise polemisch gegen die Politik Frankreichs unter LUDWIG XIV. argumentiert wird, wobei auch bemerkenswert ist, dass „Fitzliputzli, das Frantzmännichen“ bereits das gleiche Kauderwelsch spricht, wie es 50 Jahre später J.C.TRÖMER seinen „Deusch Franços Jean Chrétien Toucement“ radebrechen lässt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria della Conversione alla nostra Santa Fede dell' Isole Mariane,

      Neapel, Castello und Mutii, 1686. - dette prima de' Ladroni, nella vita, predicatione, e morte gloriosa per Christo del venerabile P. Diego Luigi di Sanvitores, e d'altri suoi Compagni della Compagnia di Giesu. Mit gestochenem Portrait, 11 Blatt, 663 Seiten, Pergamentband der Zeit, 22 x 18,5 cm, Einband bestossen und angestaubt, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt und stockfleckig. 3 Jahre nach der spanischen Originalausgabe erschienene italienische Bearbeitung. Biographie des Jesuiten Paters Diego Luigi di San Vitores (1627 bis 1672), dem ersten Missionar auf den Marianen Inseln im Pazifik. Seine Aufzeichnungen waren die ersten umfassenden Nachrichten über diese Inselgruppe. San Vitores wurde 1672 auf guam erschlagen.

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        RIFLESSIONI GEOGRAFICHE CIRCA LE TERRE INCOGNITE. DISTESE IN OSSEQUIO PERPETUO DELLA NOBILT¿ VENEZIANA, NELLE QUALI...SI PRUOVA, CHE I PATRIZI DI VENEZIA PRIMA D'OGNI ALTRO HANNO ALL'ITALIA, & ALL'EUROPA, DISCOPERTE TUTTE LE TERRE ANTICAMENTE INCOGNITE, ANCO L'AMERICA, E LA TERRA AUSTRALE

      Padua: Cadorino, 1686. Half title. Quarto. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title. Moderate soiling to boards, small repair to spine tail. Rear free endpaper lacking. A clean copy. Very good. First issue of Terra Rossa's famous account detailing discoveries in the New World, as denoted by the 1686 date and the privilege below the imprint reading: "Et Privilegio del Serenissimo Principe." Includes much information on Venetian explorers, going so far as to credit Marco Polo with discovering Australia, and attempts to rename Terra Australis as Terra Australe Magallanica to honor Magellan. In this work Terra Rossa "attempted to prove that Venetians had discovered all lands unknown to the ancients, including America and Terra Australis..." (Hiatt, TERRA INCOGNITA, p.261). He also defends the claims of the Zeno brothers to have made a northern discovery of America prior to Columbus. A rare and surprisingly little-known work focused on early exploration of the Southern Hemisphere. SABIN 94858. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 686/157/.

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        Mémoires historiques et géographiques du royaume de la Morée

      1686 - (4), 232, 42 pl. Amsterdam, Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom, & van Someren, 1686, in-12, (4), 232, 42 pl, plein veau d'époque tacheté, dos à cinq nerfs richement orné, Première édition traduite en français d’après l’italien de l'un des ouvrages majeurs du Père Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, grand géographe et cartographe vénitien. Très connu grâce à ses exceptionnels globes faits pour les plus grands d’Europe, et dans les dimensions les plus variées, Coronelli, de retour à Venise, fonde en 1684 l’Accademia cosmografica degli Argonauti, première société géographique visant à favoriser les études cosmo-geo-cartographiques et à en publier les résultats. Élu en 1685 cosmographe officiel de la République de Venise, il acquit le privilège de réaliser un grand Atlas. Entre temps, le gouvernement vénitien décide de publier tout le matériel recueilli pour ce projet, dans Memorie istoriografiche del Regno di Morea e Negroponte et dans l’édition réduite Conquiste della Repubblica in Dalmazia, Epiro e Morea dans l’intention de montrer aux Vénitiens les territoires conquis pendant leurs Campagnes. Mémoires historiques et géographiques du royaume de la Morée parle de la guerre de Morée qui opposa la République de Venise aux Turcs de 1684 à 1699. L’ouvrage eut un tel écho à l’étranger, qu'il fut traduit une quinzaine de fois en deux ans. Coronelli se place en tant que vrai journaliste de guerre et suit jour après jour, muni de cartes et de plans, le commandant Francesco Morosini, qui portera la « Serenissima » à la victoire du Péloponnèse. L'ouvrage contient 42 planches illustrées : vues des villes, plans et éléments historiques. Restaurations aux coiffes Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Den Sendbrief des Apostels Pauli aan den Colossensen, Schriftmatig verklaart, en tot geestelijk gebruyk toegepast. Met een ontledende Tafel, en een Register over beyde de Deelen.

      Leyden, Felix Lopez 1686/1688. 2 delen, (28) 954 (82), (40) 723 (136) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (Enkele zeer kleine onderstrepingen op ca. 10 pagina's van deel 1.Met de handtekening van Ds. R.K. Hummelen op de voorste schutbladen van beide delen.).

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        geheele weereld in haere sonderlinghste en ytgeleesenste gevallen, voorgesteld tot een historische kronijck der kronijcken. 5 delen compleet.

      , Amsterdam, J. Bouman / Oossaan, 1686. Gebonden in 5 fraaie perkamenten reliefbanden uit de tijd, 736 742 750 742 792 pag. in 4°, Geïllustreerd met gegraveerde titel en portret van De Vries (1685).het geschiedkundig werk waarin De Vries de wereldgeschiedenis vanaf ongeveer een halve eeuw voor de geboorte van Christus tot in zijn eigen tijd behandelt. Fraaie set en compleet.!

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        Les Merveilles de la Ville de Rome, ou est traité des Eglises, Stations, & Reliques des Corps Saints qui y sont. Avec la Guide qui enseigne aux Estrangers ... les choses plus remarquables de Rome. Ensemble les Noms des Papes, Empereurs, & autres Princes Chrestiens. Nouvellement corrigé, & amplifieé: Avec une Addition de tout ce qui s`est fait depuis le Pape Clement Huictiesme... Et de la celebres, & autres choses remarquables. Les Sept Merveilles du Monde.

       Rom, Impr. du Mascardi 1686. [Translated from the Italian by G. Franzini]. 12°. 189 (3) S. Mit 73 Textholzschn. u. 1 doppelbl.gr. Taf. Pgmt. d. Zt. Haupttitelbl. fehlt. Vorderdeckel restaur.Zwischentitel auf S. 127: Les Antiquites de la ville de Rome. Brievement recueillies des Autheurs tant Antiques, que Modernes. Par M. André Palladio. Avec un discours en François par Pompèe de Launay. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Architektur

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        Document Signed (with her mark), on paper.

      [Philadelphia] Small 4to (19.5 x 18.5 cm, 7.7 x 7.28"), 4 pp., with integral address leaf, 2 pp. blank.. 12 October 1686 A rare glimpse into the earliest days of Philadelphia, this unique document was => written within four years of the city's founding (1682). Widow Elizabeth Shorter was a London glover who moved to Pennsylvania with her grandson Isaac Knight about 1683 and was one of the => First Purchasers, that select group of 751 individuals who bought the first offering of land from William Penn. She was certainly in contact with Penn by 1681, when he signed an indenture to her in London; two years later, he signed an official land grant confirming the location and cost of her 250-acre plot. Witness to the lack of government structure at the time, being => written on scrap paper and without any official notarization, the deed in hand documents the sale of widow Shorter's "housing in the front street of Delawar with my lott" to Christopher Libthorpe for the sum of one hundred pounds sterling. Indited in secretary hand with witnesses' signatures in both italic and secretary, the deed is followed by two blank pages on the interior (as usual); the witnesses were John Morroy (Morrey?) and John Best (Lest?), who both had fine signatures. Not unexpectedly, the widow signed with her mark. A docket on the last leaf's verso reads, "Xher [Christopher] Libthorpe To George Rothe" and another, in a second hand, adds, "and a Deed from Pickering to Post for a lot," with a computation below on the same page. The watermark appears to be a heart-shaped shield crowned by a fleur de lis, or trefoil; however we find no match in Briquet or Gravell. Previously folded in multiple places, and now along bifolium crease only; four small holes in the upper corner where previously stapled or pinned. "Lacing," a result of the iron gall ink's exposure to moisture, is in evidence here but does not affect the legibility or stability of the deed, which is neatly repaired in two places at the outer edge of the first recto near the remnants of the red wax seal. => An attractive relic of colonial American, Pennsylvania/Philadelphia, commercial, legal, and women's history.

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        Das ist: Die gantze H. Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments Teutsch Doctor Martin Luthers ... 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Nürnberg, Endter Söhne, 1686. Titel, 4 Bll. (Widmung), 16 Bll., 11 num. Bll., 34 Bl. (Reg.), 686 S., 1 w. Bl.; 950 S., 9 Bll., 2 w. Bll. Folio. Ldr. d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen und Goldschnitt (stark bestoßen, Rücken fragmentarisch, Schließen fehlen, einige Wurmlöcher).

       1686 Strohm E 910; Jahn 65 ff.- Siebte Auflage der \'Weimarer Kurfürstenbibel\', gegenüber den früheren Ausgaben neu gestaltet. Mit 1 gestoch. Titel, 1 gestoch. Widmung, 1 ganzs. Wappenkupferstich, 11 ganzs. Kurfürstenkupferstichen, 3 doppelblattgr. Kupferstichkarten, 1 doppelblattgr. gestoch. Kalendertabelle, 30 (von 32) Kupferstichtafeln, davon 2 doppelblattgroß. Das Titelbild und die erzählenden biblischen Kupferstiche sind ausgewechselt, der Kommentar bereichert, die Landkarten neu gefaßt\' (Oertel, S. 94). Statt der bisherigen 6 Bildseiten sind nun 18 mit 136 Abbildungen zum Alten Testament und 69 zum Neuen Testament vorhanden. Außer den 18 Bildtafeln finden sich noch 10 Porträt-Tafeln mit Luther, den Propheten und Evangelisten.- Zu Beginn und Ende mit einigen Mängeln: Titel lose und mit Randläsionen (etwas Textverlust am Fußsteg), die ersten 7 Blätter teils lose und mit kleinen Randläsionen, die ersten 40 Blätter mit Feuchtrand im weißen Innensteg; zahlreiche Tafeln (und einige Textseiten) teils mit (Rand-)Einrissen, Plan von Jerusalem mit Randläsionen (Bildverlust) und Durchriß.- Es fehlen die beiden Tafeln zur Arche Noah. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Collection of 12 pamphlets published anonymously and primarily against' Popery', including EDWARD STILLINGFLEET's "The Doctrines and Practices of the Church of Rome Truly Represented" (Third edition, 1686); WILLIAM SHERLOCK's "A Papist Not Misrepresented by Protestants " (1686); SAMUEL FREEMAN's "A Discourse concerning Invocation of Saints " (1684); MICHAEL ALTHAM's "A Vindication of the Church of England from the foul Aspersions of Schism and heresie unjustly cast upon her by the Church of Rome. In Two Parts" (1687); SAMUEL FREEMAN's "A Plain and Familiar Discourse by Way of Dialogue ? concerning the Catholick Church" (1687); ANONYMOUS. "An Answer to a late Pamphlet intituled the Judgment and Doctrine of the Clergy ? concerning ? dispensing with the Penal-Laws?in a Letter to a Friend" (1687); JOHN WILLIAMS' "A Discourse concerning the Celebration of Divine Service in an Unknown To

      Primarily London, 1686. Third edition of Stillingfleet's "Doctrines" and later edition of Sherlock's "Protestant Resolution," else first editions or first edition of the translation in the case of LaPlacette. Pp. Stillingfleet:-[4 including Imprimatur leaf], 122, [2, Table of Contents with "Advertisement" in lower portion of page;Sherlock- [2], [2, title], 71, [72 blank], errata slip pasted to lower margin of p. 71; Freeman-[2, being 1 page of "Books printed for Fincham Gardiner"], [2, title], 72; Altham-[2], 30; [2],5-40 (lacking A2) Freeman- [vi] 70; Anon-[2], 39, [40 being page of advertisements for "Books lately printed for Richard Chiswell"; Williams- [4 including title, advertisement, errata on verso],56; Goodman-[2], 56; Stillingfleet- 47, [1 advertisements] [4], 43, [1 advertisement]; Sherlock-[6], 26; La Placette-[4], 159, [1 blank], [4 pages ads for Chiswell]; Browne- [14 of 16 lacking A1?], 37, [1]; [2, being title of second part], 65. 1 vols. Small 4to. Contemporary paneled calf, cornerpiece designs with initials "I. W." or "I. O. W." maroon morocco label reading "Tracts against Popery" and with the paper number label in the panel above reading 346. Rubbed, upper joint and corners and the head of spine worn, stiching firm, front free endpaper with manuscript contents loose, some browning generally light, some margins cropped affecting headlines or marginalia else very good with the signature of William Mitnor (generally cropped) on a few leaves. Third edition of Stillingfleet's "Doctrines" and later edition of Sherlock's "Protestant Resolution," else first editions or first edition of the translation in the case of LaPlacette. Pp. Stillingfleet:-[4 including Imprimatur leaf], 122, [2, Table of Contents with "Advertisement" in lower portion of page;Sherlock- [2], [2, title], 71, [72 blank], errata slip pasted to lower margin of p. 71; Freeman-[2, being 1 page of "Books printed for Fincham Gardiner"], [2, title], 72; Altham-[2], 30; [2],5-40 (lacking A2) Freeman- [vi] 70; Anon-[2], 39, [40 being page of advertisements for "Books lately printed for Richard Chiswell"; Williams- [4 including title, advertisement, errata on verso],56; Goodman-[2], 56; Stillingfleet- 47, [1 advertisements] [4], 43, [1 advertisement]; Sherlock-[6], 26; La Placette-[4], 159, [1 blank], [4 pages ads for Chiswell]; Browne- [14 of 16 lacking A1?], 37, [1]; [2, being title of second part], 65. 1 vols. Small 4to. Wing S5592; S3306; F2140; A 2936 and 2937; F2142; A3309; W2702; G1104; S5587 and 5588; S3334A; L429 and T705; B5184

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        Collection of 12 pamphlets published anonymously and primarily against' Popery', including EDWARD STILLINGFLEET's "The Doctrines and Practices of the Church of Rome Truly Represented" (Third edition, 1686); WILLIAM SHERLOCK's "A Papist Not Misrepresented by Protestants " (1686); SAMUEL FREEMAN's "A Discourse concerning Invocation of Saints " (1684); MICHAEL ALTHAM's "A Vindication of the Church of England from the foul Aspersions of Schism and heresie unjustly cast upon her by the Church of Rome. In Two Parts" (1687); SAMUEL FREEMAN's "A Plain and Familiar Discourse by Way of Dialogue ? concerning the Catholick Church" (1687); ANONYMOUS. "An Answer to a late Pamphlet intituled the Judgment and Doctrine of the Clergy ? concerning ? dispensin

      Primarily London 1686 - Third edition of Stillingfleet's "Doctrines" and later edition of Sherlock's "Protestant Resolution," else first editions or first edition of the translation in the case of LaPlacette. Pp. Stillingfleet:-[4 including Imprimatur leaf], 122, [2, Table of Contents with "Advertisement" in lower portion of page;Sherlock- [2], [2, title], 71, [72 blank], errata slip pasted to lower margin of p. 71; Freeman-[2, being 1 page of "Books printed for Fincham Gardiner"], [2, title], 72; Altham-[2], 30; [2],5-40 (lacking A2) Freeman- [vi] 70; Anon-[2], 39, [40 being page of advertisements for "Books lately printed for Richard Chiswell"; Williams- [4 including title, advertisement, errata on verso],56; Goodman-[2], 56; Stillingfleet- 47, [1 advertisements] [4], 43, [1 advertisement]; Sherlock-[6], 26; La Placette-[4], 159, [1 blank], [4 pages ads for Chiswell]; Browne- [14 of 16 lacking A1?], 37, [1]; [2, being title of second part], 65. 1 vols. Small 4to. Wing S5592; S3306; F2140; A 2936 and 2937; F2142; A3309; W2702; G1104; S5587 and 5588; S3334A; L429 and T705; B5184 Contemporary paneled calf, cornerpiece designs with initials "I. W." or "I. O. W." maroon morocco label reading "Tracts against Popery" and with the paper number label in the panel above reading 346. Rubbed, upper joint and corners and the head of spine worn, stiching firm, front free endpaper with manuscript contents loose, some browning generally light, some margins cropped affecting headlines or marginalia else very good with the signature of William Mitnor (generally cropped) on a few leaves Pp. Stillingfleet:-[4 including Imprimatur leaf], 122, [2, Table of Contents with "Advertisement" in lower portion of page;Sherlock- [2], [2, title], 71, [72 blank], errata slip pasted to lower margin of p. 71; Freeman-[2, being 1 page of "Books printed for Fincham Gardiner"], [2, title], 72; Altham-[2], 30; [2],5-40 (lacking A2) Freeman- [vi] 70; Anon-[2], 39, [40 being page of advertisements for "Books lately printed for Richard Chiswell"; Williams- [4 including title, advertisement, errata on verso],56; Goodman-[2], 56; Stillingfleet- 47, [1 advertisements] [4], 43, [1 advertisement]; Sherlock-[6], 26; La Placette-[4], 159, [1 blank], [4 pages ads for Chiswell]; Browne- [14 of 16 lacking A1?], 37, [1]; [2, being title of second part], 65. 1 vols. Small 4to Third edition of Stillingfleet's "Doctrines" and later edition of Sherlock's "Protestant Resolution," else first editions or first edition of the translation in the case of LaPlacette. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MAPPE - MONDE, GEO - HYDROGRAPHIQUE OU DESCRIPTION GENERALE DU GLOBE TERRESTRE ET ACQUATIQUE EN DEUX - PLANS - HEMISPHERES: OU SONT EXACTEMENT REMARQUEES EN GENERAL TOUTES LES PARTIES DE LA TERRE ET DE L'EAU SUIVANT LES RELATIONS LES PLUS NOUVELLES, PAR G. VALCK.

      AMSTERDAM, dopo il 1686 (con il Privilegio)Incisione originale eseguita su lastra di rame e finemente dipinta alla mano d'epoca in fresca e vivace coloritura. Titolo all'extra - margine superiore; al centro, i due emisferi sormontati dai poli; agli angoli, piacevoli raffigurazioni mitologiche delle quattro stagioni; la gioiosa primavera, l'estate con la produzione dei suoi prodotti, l'autunno con scene pastorali e il rigido inverno; all'angolo inferiore sinistro, piccola edicola con iscritto: Amsterdam, Chez Gerard Valck par le Dam avec Previlegi. La pregevole rappresentazione geografica si basa presumibilmente su una di epoca precedente ideata dal cartografo ed editore francese  Alexis Hubert Jalliot nel 1674. Entrambe le mappe utilizzano la proiezione Sanson - Flamstead, che mostrano parallelismi e l'equatore come linee rette e altri meridiani come curvi. La carta in esame rappresenta il mondo come era conosciuto nella seconda metà del Seicento: la California è ancora raffigurata come un'isola secondo la tradizione cinquecentesca. Solo dopo il viaggio del missionario Eusebio Kino la California venne definita come penisola. Sia per il Sud America che per l'Africa, la mappa di Valck offre significativi miglioramenti descrittivi, così come per dettagli di Asia e India. Gli emisferi del sud, la regione dell'Australia è denominata Nouelle Hollande, con quasi completa delineazione delle coste. Questa fu una grande innovazione rispetto alle precedenti carte di Jaillot, che non aveva ancora definito quei territori. Incisore e artista, Gerald Valck lavorò a Londra e ad Amsterdam, dove collaborò con Peter Schenk, noto cartografo.  Nel 1710, il figlio di Valck, Leonardus, sposò Maria Schenk, e le due famiglie mantennero l'attività cartografica per tutta  la prima metà del XVIII secolo.  Esemplare in buone condizioni, piccolo margine, ma presente tutto intorno alla carta; qualche piccolissima lacerazione ai margini, richiuse al verso della carta o anticamente o con nastro da restauro.          

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        Hecatombe sacra ou sacrificio de cem victimas, em cem sonetos, em que se conthem as principaes acções da vida do glorioso Patriarch S. Caetano Thiene, fundador da religião dos clerigos regulares Theatinos da divina providencia, escritos por Andre Nunez da Sylva, e dedicados ao mesmo Santo.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Miguel Deslandes, 1686. - 8°, contemporary limp vellum, text-block edges sprinkled. Numerous woodcut headpieces. Single woodcut tailpiece at end. Very minor worming to a few leaves at inner margins. Small repair to leaf G3, slightly affecting the woodcut headpiece, but not the text. Overall clean, crisp, and in very good condition. (12 ll.), 100 pp., (2 ll.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Contains an account of the life and miracles of St. Gaetano dei Conti di Tiene told in 100 sonnets. There is also an unnumbered concluding sonnet. The preliminary leaves include an index, a sonnet in Latin by Raphael Bluteau, Latin epigrams by Carlo Cazeniga and António Luís Azevedo, a sonnet in Spanish by Juan Pereyra de Sylva, a sonnet in Italian by Carlo Cazeniga, and an @octava in Portuguese dedicated to St. Gaetano Tiene. The noted lyric poet André Nunes da Silva (or Andre Nunez da Sylva, 1630-1705), author of @Poesias varias (Lisbon, 1671), a member of the Academia de los Singulares (see Maria Luísa Malato Borralho in @Biblos, I, 35), and a contributor to the two volume @Academia dos Singulares, the @Applausos da victoria do Ameixial, and the five volume @Fenix renascida, was a native of Lisbon (not of Rio de Janeiro, as was sometimes stated). He did spend much of his youth in Rio, and was educated by the Jesuits there. Nunes da Silva had a degree in cannon law from Coimbra University, and was a secular priest. *** Arouca S354. Cunha, @Impressões deslandesianas, II,713-5. Barbosa Machado I, 156-8. Innocêncio I, 64. Pinto de Mattos (1970), p. 471 (giving collation with only 4 preliminary leaves). Garcia Peres p. 428. Palha 829. Monteverde 3805. Porbase locates three copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats British Library only. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dabul/Dabhal/India,anno 1686, Wagner J.C.

      Wagner Johann Christoph - Dabul/Dabhal/India,anno 1686, Wagner J.C. Copperengraving edited by Johann Christoph Wagner, anno 1686, " Die Stat Dabvl" size of the leaf: 31 x 38 cm. Scarce view of the Town. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Crucified Jesus: or, A Full Account of the Nature, End, Design & Benefits of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper with Necessary Directions, Prayers, Praises and Meditations, To Be Used by Persons Who Come to the Holy Communion

      London: Printed for Sam Lowndes, 1686 The rare first edition. There were five editions printed in the 17th century and many more in the 18th century. Contemporary gilt-tooled and paneled morocco. Decorative gilt spine with raised bands. All edges gilt. . Octavo. Copper engraved frontispiece by Faithorne. Wood-engraved headpieces and initial letters. Title page printed in black and red. Some leaves are misnumbered, but text is consecutive and complete. Binding extremities rubbed. Front hinge starting but still sound. Offsetting from frontispiece to preliminary blank and title page. Occasional soiling and foxing. Contemporary inscriptions and one later pencil inscription on preliminary blanks. A very good copy of a scarce book in an attractive binding. Anthony Horneck (1641-1697) was a Church of England clergyman. He shared the orthodox protestant belief in witches, contributing an appendix of Swedish cases to Joseph Glanville's Saducismus triumphatus (1682, second edition). In the 17th century, both the Lutheran and the Reformed orthodox parties displayed an unparalleled enthusiasm for Rabbinic and Hebrew studies; this was the strongest feature of Horneck's intellectual equipment and led to the award of a Cambridge DD in 1681. Much of Horneck's literary output was devoted to the rules of life for Christians, and his Fire of the Altar, a work designed to assist the devout communicant, ran to at least fourteen editions. In 1693, he became chaplain to William III and the first of a series of court chaplains and German preachers in the Savoy who played a distinguished role in British religious life for most of the eighteenth century.

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        Gesamtansicht der Stadt über die Amstel; im Vordergrund links und rechts Mann und Frau in Amsterdamer Trachten ('Amsterdam').

      - Kupferstich b. Francois Gérard Joillain in Paris, um 1686, 20,5 x 29,5 Extrem seltene Ansicht von Amsterdam! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        La Transilvania . Gio. Giacomo de Rossi . 1686':.

      - Kupferstich b. Giacomo Giovanni Rossi in Rom, dat. 1686, 42,5 x 56,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 549 (Veremondo Rossi). - Zeigt Siebenbürgen. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The History of Hai Eb'n Yockdan, an Indian Prince: or, the Self-Taught Philosopher.

      London: for Richard Chiswell, and William Thorp, Bookseller in Banbury,, 1686. Written originally in the Arabick Tongue … Wherein is demonstrated, by what Steps and degrees, humane Reason, improved by diligent Observation and Experience, may arrive to the knowledge of natural things, and from thence to the discovery of Supernaturals; more especially of God, and the Concernments of the other World. Set forth not long ago in the Original Arabick, with the Latin Version, by Edw. Pocock …1671. And now Translated into English. Octavo (181 × 110 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, small gilt foliate lozenges to the compartments, double fillet panel in blind to the boards, edges sprinkled red. With the initial licence leaf. Slightly rubbed, some restoration on the joints, lacking letterpiece, small hole in B7, not affecting text, light browning overall, a very good copy. First edition thus, the Ashwell translation into English of this highly significant work; rare in commerce with just four separate copies seen at auction since 1939, this copy from the library of the Earls of Macclesfield at Shirburn Castle, with book plate and blind-stamps as usual. "On one level, the Tufaylian narrative is an adventure story: an abandoned infant, Hayy ibn Yaqzan ["Alive son of Awake"], grows up on an uninhabited island where he is nurtured by a gazelle … [and] discovers the laws of the universe, eventually achieving a mystical state. His meeting with Absal, someone from another island ?- civilized this time ?- leads to his contact with society. This contact is not fruitful, and both men return to the[ir] original island[s] to live happily ever after" (Fedwa Malti-Douglas, "Hay ibn Yaqzan as Male Utopia" in Laurence Conrad, ed., The World of Ibn Tufayl, p. 53). Ibn Tufayl's work has been identified as a likely source for Robinson Crusoe, the origin of the philosophical novel and the Entwicklungsroman, as well as a key influence on the development of Enlightenment thought, and in particular Locke's Essay on Human Understanding: "One could call this work, with perfect justification, a case study for the main thesis of Locke's Essay" (G.A. Russell ed., The 'Arabick' Interest of the Natural Philosophers in Seventeenth-Century, p. 224). Ibn Tufayl (d. 1185) was a Spanish Muslim who served as court physician to Abu Ya'qub Yusuf, Almohad ruler of Morocco and Andalusia (DSB, XIII, p. 488), "the only one of the early Muwahhid [Almohad] caliphs to display an interest in philosophy"; it was at his court that Ibn Tufayl managed to compose a work which "reflects Neoplatonic elements picked up, inter alia from two works by al-Ghazali: al-Munqidh min al-dalal [The Deliverer from Error] and Mishkat al-anwar [The Niche of Lights]; Ibn Sina's [Kitab] al-Isharat wa'l-tanbihat [Book of Pointers and Reminders] and his Kitab al-Shifa' [Book of Healing] are both important sources of ideas and direct quotations, not only in Ibn Tufayl's conception of Neoplatonic philosophy, but also in his psychology and thinking on cognition. Perhaps most interesting of all, the very act of communicating his philosophical message in the form of an allegorical tale reflects an attitude toward demonstrative validity grounded squarely ?- if not explicitly, on the Poetics of Aristotle and al-Farabi's commentary on this work … Not less important is the dimension of Sufi theosophy" (Laurence Conrad, "Introduction", in op. cit. pp. 14-16). "The younger Edward Pococke, a son of the first Laudian professor of Arabic at Oxford, published the Arabic text with a Latin translation in 1671, under the title Philosophus autodidactus. From this Latin, an English translation was made in 1674 by a Scottish Quaker, George Keith, through whom it influenced the Quaker theology of the period. Another English translation was made in 1686 by George Ashwell, an Anglican controversialist … among other aims, Ashwell hoped that the work of this 'self-taught philosopher' would be a corrective to the burgeoning rationalism of his contemporaries" (ODNB).

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        Reflections on Mr. Varillas's History of the Revolutions

      Amsterdam: Printed for P. Savouret, 1686. Leather Bound. Fair/No Jacket. 3 works. 203, 144, 152 p. 15 cm. Full leather, top of spine loose, hinges cracked, corner bumped. Two bookplates on front end papers with pencil and ink marks, bibliographical clipping on back of front free end paper, ink on title page, small hole in title page of second work. A few spots and smudges, some darkening. Title continues: "that have happened in Europe in matters of Religion. And more particularly on his Ninth Book that relates to England. A Defence of the Reflections on the Ninth Book of the First Volume of Mr. Varillas' History of Heresies. Being a Reply to His Answer. A Continuation of Reflections on Mr. Varillas' History of Heresies Particularly on that which relates to Affairs in his Third and Fourth Tomes." The author was the 51st bishop of Sarum, probably better known for his History of his Own times (1723-1734). He met with many ups and downs in his ecclesiastical career, being in and out of favor with Charles II, James II, and William III.

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        Ruhm-Belorberter Triumph-leuchtender, und Glantz-erhöheter Kriegs-Helm.

      Nürnberg, Verlag Johann Christoff Lochner, 1686. Dero Röm. Kaiserl. auch zu Hungarn und Böhmen Kön. Maj. und dero sämtlichen Hohen Bundes-Verwandten. Wider den blut-besprengten Türckischen Tulband. Das isst: Warhafftiger historischer Grund-Bericht aller derer Gott gesegneten Kriegs-Actionen welche so wol wider die ungarische Malcontanten zeitwährender derselben Empörung. als wider den allgemeinen Erbfeind, den Türcken, bey des vor und nach dem denckwürdigsten Entsatz der Kayserlichen Residentz-Stadt Wien vorgenommen und zu allerhöchstgedachter Römisch-Kayserl. Majestät, wie auch dero hohen Alliirten unsterblichen Glori bishero Gott lob sieghafft nicht weniger in Belagerungen, als grossen und kleinen Treffen und Scharmützeln fortgeführt worden. /.../. Erster und anderter Teil. Anhang: Beschreibung der Provinzien aus denen die so berühmte Halb-Insel Morea bestehet; Darinnen deren Ursprung, Städte, Lager-Stelle und Gebräuche der daselbst wohnenden Völker und anders mehr enthalten. Abgetheilt in zwey Bücher, deren erstes den Ursprung oder Ankunfft der ersten Einwohner, die Religion, die Namen welche sie denen Provinzen und Städte gegeben begreifft. Das Andere die heutige Namen zu lesen gibt und die vornehmsten Weisungen beschreibt mit Kupffer-Figuren ausgezieret. Ledereinband I) Frontispiz, 3 Bll., 344 S., 8 Bll.,9 Porträts, 4 beschädigte Faltku pfer. II) 416 S., 8 Bll., 18 Kupfer-Porträts, 6 beschädigte Pläne, 1 gut erhaltener Kupferplan. III) Morea a) 48 S., 5 Kupfer, 4 Bll. Morea b) 47 S., 1 Blatt. Ganzpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Rücken restauriert. Einband berieben und altersbedingt leicht fleckig. Innendeckel restauriert. Papierbedingt gegilbt und stellenweise fleckig. Einige Seiten mit handschriftlichen Anmerkungen am Seitenrand und einigen Unterstreichungen. Die Kupfer tlw. eng am Rand beschnitten. Standartwerk für die Geschichte der Türkenkriege. Die Kupfer sind detailreich und sehr sorgfältig ausgeführt. Das Werk wurde viel benützt, wohlerhaltene und komplette Exemplare sind daher sehr selten. (Apponyi 2241). A33a.002 Versand D: 3,00 EUR Türkenkriege. - Beschreibung der Peleponnes. -

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        La structure du ver a soye, et de la formation du poulet dans l'oeuf.

      Paris: Villery, 1686. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 engraved plates. FIRST EDITION. NLM/Krivatsy 7346. Contemporary calf. Boards loose. Internally, very good. Quite scarce.

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        Wahre Abbildung Der Jenigen, so den Mondschein Künstlicher Weiß von St. Sthephans Thurm zu Wien herabgenohmen und daß Neu gemachte Spanische Creutz hingegen wiederumben hinauffgesetzet haben, So geschehen im Jahr da die ... Anno 1686 am 2 Sept. An heut als den 14. Sept. ist diess Creutz mit großer Solenitet hinauff gesetzet worden. Einblattdruck. Mit einer Abbildung der Turmspitze und Porträts von Jacob, Nicolaus und Lucas Resytko. Einblattdruck. Mit einer Abbildung der Turmspitze und Porträts von Jacob, Nicolaus und Lucas Resytko.

      1686 28,8 x 39 cm. Angestaubt und gebräunt, mehrfach gefaltet, knittrig, mit Randschäden und mehreren Fehlstellen (teils mit etwas Text- und Bildverlust), Ränder kanpp beschnitten, alt auf Papier aufgezogen. Vgl. Exemplar der HAB Wolfenbüttel (digitalisiert, Abbildung via KVK abrufbar). Drugulin, Verzeichniss einer Sammlung von Einzelblättern zur Cultur- und Staatengeschichte vom 15. bis in das 19 Jh., Nr. 3227. Einblattdrucke, Graphik 17. Jahrhundert, Original-Graphik, Türkenkriege, Wien

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        Einblattdruck: Neu und wundersame Erfindung eines küpfernen Mörsels. Kupferstich, vier Darstellungen von einer Platte gedruckt, bei Johannes de Ram (um 1648 Amsterdam - 1693 oder vor 1696).

       1686. Jede einzelne Darstellung in der Platte oben rechts nummeriert, in der Platte bezeichnet mit \"Cum privilegio\". Hervorragender Druck auf Bütten (mit Wasserzeichen \"Bekröntes Wappen mit stehendem Löwen/Bäaren(?)\". 27,9 x 16,7 cm. Papier: 33 x 41,8 cm. Vier Illustrationen zu \"Neu und wundersame Erfindung, Eines Küpfernen Mörsels, Welcher, vermittels des Windes, so grosse Bomben wirft, dasz man darei 25. Mann verstecken und selbige ohne Schaden in eine feindliche Stadt oder Vestung werfen kan, auf die Probe gesetzet und erfunden, durch den Weltberuffenen Ingenieur Mustaphato Silicio, der Zeit Renegaten.\": Soldaten besteigen die Kugel. Kugel wird in den Möser gehieft. Luftdruck wird erzeugt. Soldaten verlassen die Kugel in der gegnerischen Festung. In den breiten Seitenrändern mit Erläuterungen (A-Z, sowie *) zur Verwendung des Mörsers in der Kriegsführung. Text zur Legende links auf Deutsch und rechts auf Holländisch.- Vertikale und horizontale Knickspuren, teilweise hinterlegt. Wenige kleine Fleckchen. Kleinere Randläsuren, alles außerhalb der Darstellung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Einblattdrucke, Altmeistergraphik, Druckgraphik 16. Jahrhundert, old master prints, Original Künstlergraphik

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        Alt und Neu Pannonia, Oder Kurz-Verfaßte Beschreibung Des Uralten Edlen Königreichs Hungarn.

      Nürnberg, Bleul, 1686. - Als der allgemeinen Christenheit considerablen Schutz- und Vor-Mauer, Von mehr dann 1000. Jahren hergeholet. Vorzeigend, Aller Christlichen Könige. Leben. Ferner auch in begreiffend: Die denk-würdigsten Geschichten, vornehmsten Beläger- und Eroberungen. Vornehmlich aber, was in noch-währenden Türken-Krieg von verwichenem 1683. Biß in Mittel des 1686.sten Jahrs, meld-würdiges passiret.: Solch Werk ist nicht nur mit einer accuraten Land-Charten, sondern auch mit schönen Kupffern, Conterfeyten hoher Stands- und Generals-Personen gezieret zu kaufen. Mit 1 gestochenen Titel (mit kleiner Landkarte), 6 gestochenen Portraits, 8 Kupfertafeln, 8 Blatt, 795 Seiten, 43 Seiten, 2 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit; 20,5 x 17 cm, Gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar, Titel mit Stempel „Fürstlich Solm-Lich`sche Bibliothek zu Lich", Vorsatz mit altem handschriftlichem Eintrag „Friedrich Wilhelm Graf zu Solm .zu Hohen Solm .Novemb. 1716".

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        Het Ryck der Goden, Onder den Eenige waare God. In veel Heerlijke Vertooningen van Goddelijke Bewijsen, naturelijke Speculatien, politijke Bedenkingen, aanmerkelijke Historysen, siete Poëzyen, Sinrijke Verbeeldingen, Insonderheid, der Elementen en der voornaamste Goden: Neffens derselver Letter-kundige Benaamingen en Beduydingen, Als mede Reedelijke, Zeedige en Grondige Toepassingen, &c. Als op een Tooneel, Niet min Vermakelijk als Stichtelijk, Bedacht en Voort-gebracht. Voor-aan Versien met een Ordentelijke t'Samen-ketening, en Achter-aan met een beduidelijk Register deses Werks, Als mede Verçiert met seer vele kostelijke en konstelijke Kopere-Plaaten.

      Amsterdam, Timotheus ten Hoorn 1686 - (titelprent, 40) 764 (24) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben, groot 8° (met titelprent en 29 gravures buiten de collatie, gravure p. 173 mist een stuk. zeldzaam en vroeg naslagwerk over klassieke mythologie met prenten van Jan Luyken)

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        Histoire du monde

      Paris, Veuve dÉdme Martin , Jean Boudot, 1686. 2 vols. Large 4to (26x19 cm. Contemporary marbled calf, spines richly gilt in compartments, with ribbons, morocco title-labels (labels frotted; corners sl. bumped and a few other sl. traces of use). (xii),702,84 ('Table') pp.; (iv),628,92 ('Table') pp. and large engraved frontispiece (small margins) by S. Thomassin after B. Boulogne . With 2 engraved title-vignettes (repeated) by Dolinac after Sevin and 11 head-pieces by the same authors. Endpapers a bit browned, small piece of first fly-leaf teared out. - A good copy of the extremely rare first edition, with old ownership inscription on first fly-leaf "G.de Franx? 1688". (tear in leaf 277/78 of vol. 1)

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        J. Mariae Novarii. Tractatus de vassallorum gravaminibus quamplurimis juris communis Municipalisque sanctionibus plenissime illustratus variisque Supremorum Senatuum precise S.R. Romanae et Regni Neap. etiam adhuc non Impressis Decisionibus utiliter decoratus et reconditis Priscorum Recentiorumque Patrum doctrinis quam lepide ornatus. In quo diversae et multiplices materiae pontificiae civiles criminales et feudales quotidie occurrentes singulari methodo maximo jusdicentium docentium et discentium commodo per quam docte exarantur. Tomus primus tertius . Editio novissima a multis erroribus expurgata

      sumptibus Joannis Antonij Chouet, Genevae 1686 - Piccoli strappi (2-3 cm) alla parte superiore del dorso fioriture sparse leggere bruniture Il titolo nel tomo II cambia in Tractatus de vassallorum gravaminibus tam respectu Baronum quam Judicum aliorumque Officialium e nel III in Tractatus de vassallorum gravaminibus tam a Baronibus quam a Judicibus aliisque Officialibus inferri consuetis . Frontespizio del tomo I a caratteri neri e rossi testatine finalini capilettera ornati e figurati (12) + 307 + (36) + 186 + (29) + 139 + (12) + 15 p. 3 voll. in 1 tomo 355x220 mm p.perg. settecentesca con titolo manoscritto sul dorso

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        Vollständiger Auszug der verneuerten königlichen Lands-Ordnung und Novellen im Königreich Böhaimb. Sambt angeführten königlichen Böhmischen Stadt-Mährischen Land- und allgemeinen kayserlichen Rechten und beygefügten vielen königlichen Declaratorien, Land-Tag Schlüssen, Patenten, Erb-Vereinigungen und andern verschiedenen in das Respective Policey-Justiz und Militarische Weesen einlauffenden Sachen, das Königreich Böhaimb, Marggraffthumb Mähren und Herzogthümber Ober- und Nieder-Schlesien betreffendt: mit ungesparter Mühe zusammen getragen nebst einen weit-schichtigen Repertorio versehen, auch gegen den Respektive Originalien und Land-Tafflichen Quatern alles Fleisses collationiret.

      Nürnberg Johann Ziegers 1686 - 2 Tle. 8°. 4 nn. Bll., 484 S., 278 nn. Bll., 1 gef. Front., 1 Kupf. u. 1 gest. Vign. Pgt. Etw. ber., bestossen u. fl. L. gebr., wasserrandig u. tls wurmstichig, Archiv-Stempel auf Tit.-Bl.

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        Sancti Patris Nostri Athanasii Archiepiscopi Alexandriae opera quae reperiuntur omnia. Editio Nova.

      Coloniae, Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni 1686 - 2 volumes, (portrait, 28) 1087, (8) 704 138 (139) p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (browned)

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        Consuetudo, vel Lex Mercatoria: or, the ancient law-merchant In three parts, according to the essentials of traffick Necessary for statesmen, judges, magistrates, temporal and civil lawyers, mint-men, merchants, mariners, and all others negotiating in any parts of the world Whereunto are Annexed the following Tracts, … The third edition, wherein are inserted the three tracts following, never before printed in any former impression I The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England asserted By Richard Zouch II The ancient sea laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-towns, still in force Rendered into English for the use of navigators By G Miege III The Sovereignty of the British Seas, proved by records, history, and the municipal laws of this kingdom By Sir John Buroughs

      London: T. Basset, R. Chiswell, T. Horne and E. Smith,, 1686. Folio (345 x 220 mm), various paginations. Contemporary calf, spine blind ruled in compartments, direct lettered gilt. Ex-libris of the Library of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to front pastedown, with their stamp and release stamp to head of first title. Several 18th-century ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, corners a little worn. Without the initial and divisional blank leaves. Some spotting and embrowning throughout; a very good copy in a well preserved contemporary binding. Third edition of this assemblage of texts, including a valuable anthology of works on accounting etc., all seldom available individually. The annexed tracts comprise, following the first work of [xvi], 340 pages, are: 1. [Drop-head titls;] The Collection of Sea Laws, gathered for the use and benefit of all sea-faring men. Folio, pp. 43-78. 2. MARIUS, John. Advice concerning bills of exchange … with two exact tables of the New Stile and Old stile… The fourth edition, very much enlarged and corrected by the author. London, Horne, 1684. Pp. [iv], 42. 3. DAFFORNE, Richard. The merchant's mirrour or, directions for the perfect ordering and keeping of his accounts: framed by way of debitor and creditor. London, Flesher for Horne, 1684. Pp. [xx], 54, [250, sample accounts]. 4. COLLINS, John. An introduction to merchants-accompts; containing seven distinct questions or accompts. London, Godbid for Horne, 1675. Pp. [128]. 5. LISET, Abraham. Amphitalami, or, the Accountants closet, being an abridgement of Merchants-accounts. London, Flesher for Horne, 1684. Pagination erratic but text complete. 6. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England asserted. London, Tho. Basset and Rich. Chiswell, 1686. Pp. [8], 87-130. 7. The Ancient Sea-Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns, still in Force. London, J. Redmayne, T. Basset, and Eliz. Smith, 1686. Pp. 28. 8. The Sovraignty of the British Seas. London, J. Redmayne, Richard Chiswell, 1686. Pp. 22.

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        India map,anno 1686, Wagner J.C., scarce map

      Wagner Johann Christoph - India map,anno 1686, Wagner J.C., scarce map Coppermap, edited by Wagner J. C., anno 1686, size of the leaf: 31 x 38 cm. "Die Halb Insul Indiens disseit des Ganges." Map 19 x 24 cm., Southern part of India with an part of Sri Lanka, with an Inset map: "Die Küste Malabar" little brownish on margins, scarce map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lindenius renovatus sive, Johannis Antonidae van der Linden de scriptis medicis libri duo. . . .[Lindenius renovatus] Johann Friedrich Blumenbach's copy with his signed bookplate

      Nuremberg: Johann Georg Endter, 1686. Linden, Johannes Antonides van der (1609-64). Lindenius renovatus sive . . . de scriptis medicis libri duo . . . noviter praeter haec addita plurimorum authorum . . . a Georg. Abrah. Mercklino . . . 4to. [22], 210, 221-1101, [55]pp. Lacking Part II, ?Cynosura medica? (approx. 170pp.), containing Mercklin?s subject index to Lindenius renovatus. Engraved frontispiece. Nuremberg: Endter, 1686. 200 x 163 mm. Vellum ca. 1686, head of spine and hinges repaired. Occasional light foxing, but fine. From the library of anthropologist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840), with booklabel bearing his autograph signature on the front pastedown and annotations and underlinings possibly his on at least 50 leaves. Modern bookplate of Gordon W. Jones, M.D. First Edition of Georg Abraham Mercklin?s considerably expanded version of van der Linden?s bibliography of medicine. First published in 1637, Van der Linden?s was the most complete medical bibliography of its time; it was also the most modern of early medical bibliographies, both in its contents and format. Mercklin (1664-1702) supplied corrections, biographical material on authors, and additions that included the innovative listing of articles from the publications of learned societies. This copy is from the library of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, the founder of modern anthropology. He was the author of De generis humani varietate nativa (1775), in which he divided humanity into four races based on head shape, skin color and hair type; he later added a fifth race, and in the expanded third edition of De generis (1795) he introduced the famous terms ?Caucasian, Mongolian, Ethiopian, American and Malayan? to describe the ?white, yellow, black, red and brown? varieties of mankind. Brodman, Development of Medical Bibliography, pp. 29-33; no. 14. Fulton, Great Medical Bibliographers, pp. 35-36.

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        Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant

      1686. Fascinating 1686 Collection of Merchant and Maritime Laws Malynes, Gerard [fl. 1586-1641], Principal Author. Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant. In Three Parts, According to the Essentials of Traffick. Necessary for Statesmen, Judges, Magistrates, Temporal and Civil Lawyers, Mint-Men, Merchants, Mariners, And All Others Negotiating in Any Parts of the World. Whereunto are Annexed the Following Tracts, Viz. I. The Collection of Sea Laws. II. Advice Concerning Bills of Exchange. By John Marius. III. The Merchants Mirrour: Or, Directions for the Perfect Ordering or Keeping of His Accompts. By Way of Debtor and Creditor, After the Italian Manner. By R. Dassorne. IV. An Introduction to Merchants Accompts. By John Collins. V. The Accountants Closet, Being an Abridgement of Merchants Accounts, Kept by Debtor and Creditor. By Abraham Liset. Wherein are Inserted the Three Tracts Following, Never Before Printed in Any Former Impression. I. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England Asserted. By Robert Zouch. II. The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, And the Hanse-Towns, Still in Force. Rendered Into English for the Use of Navigators. By G. Miege. III. The Sovereignty of the British Seas, Proved by Records, History, and the Municipal Laws of This Kingdom. By Sir John Burroughs. London: Printed for T. Basset, At the George in Fleetstreet; R. Chiswell, At the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church- Yard; T. Horne, At the South Entrance of the Royal Exchange, And E. Smith, At the Bible Under the Piazza, 1686. Nine works in one with separate paginations and title pages (with various dates and imprints), first work preceded by general title page. [xvi], 340, 2; 43-78; [vi], 42; [xx], 54, [298]; [124]; [112]; [viii], 87-130; 28; 22 pp. First and final leaves blank. Complete as issued. Folio (13-1/4" x 8-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked, raised bands to spine, earlier lettering piece retained, marbled edges, hinges mended, eighteenth-century armorial bookplate of Brice Fisher to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting to margins, spark burns to a few leaves, corner of one leaf repaired restoring minor loss to text, internally clean. A handsome copy. * Third and final edition, one of (at least) two issues from 1686. Also known as the law merchant, consue

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        Les plaintes des Protestans, cruellement opprimez dans le royaume de France

      Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). [2], 192 pp.. 1686 First edition of these "Déclamations énergiques contre Louis XIV, à l'occasion des persécutions suscitées aux protestants" (Brunet), written by a Huguenot minister and theologian who fled France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The work was issued under the fictitious Marteau imprint, well known as a shelter for satirical, political, pirated, and otherwise questionable or potentially scandalous works; this is an early "Marteau" item, with the first such imprint having appeared in 1660. Provenance: Howard Osgood. Contemporary calf, spine elegantly gilt extra, board edges with gilt rolls; leather acid-pitted, edges and extremities a bit rubbed. Title-page with small inked owner's name and institutional pressure-stamp. Damp-spotting to first and last few pages; some leaves starting to separate, many with lower outer corners crumpled. Intermittent underlining and marks of emphasis in red pencil throughout.

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        Presagio dell'imminente rovina e caduta dell'imperio Ottomano.

      Venice, Pietro Antonio Brigonci, 1686. - 4to. (8), 91, (1) pp. With several historiated woodcut initials. Modern wrappers. Second edition of this compilation of prophecies about the expected downfall of the Ottoman Empire. First published in 1684, the year after the failed Ottoman siege of Vienna. - Niccolò Arnù (1629-92) held the chair of Metaphysics at the university of Padova; among his many works is a commentary on the "Summa Theologica" of St. Thomas Aquinas (cf. Wetzer/Welte I, 1440). - Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. ICCU BVEE\045772. Not in STC. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Novissima Praxis Criminalis, Et Civilis, Cum Observationibus

      1686. With a Section on Medical Jurisprudence Illustrated with Three Full-Page Woodcuts Depicting Torture Sarno, Agnello, de. Greco, Orazio. Scoppa, Niccolo Vincenzo, Editor. Novissima Praxis Criminalis, Et Civilis: Cum Observationibus ad Nonnullas ex Regiis Pragmaticis, Ac Singulari Tractatu Inscripto il Medico Fiscale pro Optima Cognitione Delictorum in Genere, V3. Cadaveris Venenati, Virginis Defloratae, Pueri Constuprati, & Aliorum Consimilium. Doctoris Horatii Graeci Medici Physici regiae Curiae. Et Etiam Formulario Actorum Omnium Ordinatoriorum, Ac Regula Vulgarizata Proformanda Inquisitione, Tam in Genere, Qaum in Specie, Secundum Veram Praxim M.C.V. Et Formulis Omnibus ad Construendum Quodlibet Civile Iudicium, Cum Responsionibus Procuratorum ad Congrue Respondendum Unicuique Actui Notificando; Opponendum, & Petendum Iuris Remedia, Exceptiones, Ac Beneficia Attentis Regiis Pragmaticis, Ritibusque M.C.V. Ac Etiam cum Interrogatoriis in Examine Procuratorum. Olim Indice Civitatis Tarenti, Ac Brundusinae, Et Auditore Provinciae Tranensis. In Qua Accesserunt Locupletissimae Annotationes Nicolai Vincentii Scoppa. Naples: Ex Typographia Michaelis Monaci, 1686. [xiv], 724 pp. Three full-page woodcut plates. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum, large early calligraphic title to spine, lower tie lacking. Moderate rubbing and a few small chips to extremities, spine darkened, a few minor stains to boards, text block partially detached. Title page, with large copperplate vignette, printed in red and black, Woodcut head-pieces and tail-pieces. Light browning and light foxing to text, light soiling and inkspatters to a few leaves. A nice copy. * Fourth edition. This is a remarkably comprehensive treatise on the civil and criminal law and procedure of the Kingdom of Naples. Especially interesting is the section on medical jurisprudence by Greco, which discusses methods of torture, forensic evidence and tests to determine virginity and rape, including the rape of a child. Designated the fourth edition, this appears to be the second. We located other editions from 1671-1672, 1702 and 1717. All are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at GWU and Yale Law Schools). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Totius Regni Hungariae, Donaustrom, anno 1686

      Kreckwitz Georg - UNGARN – KREKWITZ, G., Totius Regni Hungariae superioris et inferioris accurata Descriptio. Das ist richtige Beschreibung deß gantzen Königreichs Hung(ariae). Sampt allem dem jenigen was am Donau-Strom lieget. Sambt einer accuraten Land-Charten und in dieser andern Auflag mit mehrern Städten vorgestellt wird. Frankfurt und Nürnberg, J. Andreä für L. Loschge, 1686. Mit gestoch. Frontisp. und 64 Kupfertafeln (ohne die Kupferstichkarte und den gestoch. Plan). 1 Bl., 1074 (recte 1065) S., 2 (statt 6) Bl. Restauriertes Ldr. d. Zt. (1) Nebehay-W. 318. – Vgl. Apponyi 1180 (Ausg. 1685). – Um acht Tafeln erweiterte Neuauflage dieser umfangreichen Städtebeschreibung, in alphabetischer Reihenfolge geordnet. – Mit Ansichten von Budapest, Konstantinopel, Liechtenstein, Preßburg und Wien (5) sowie von zahlr. deutschen Städten, darunter Donaueschingen, Donauwörth, Ingolstadt, München, Passau, Regensburg, Straubing und Ulm. – Ohne die Karte von Ungarn und den Plan von Wien; außerdem fehlen 4 Bl. des Registers und 1 Bl. mit Anweisungen für den Buchbinder. – Frontispiz und Titel aufgezogen, mit Schabspuren und im Falz verstärkt; stellenw. mit kleinen hinterlegten Schadstellen, stark fleckig und etw. gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novissima Praxis Criminalis, Et Civilis, Cum Observationibus...

      1686. With a Section on Medical Jurisprudence Illustrated with Three Full-Page Woodcuts Depicting Torture Sarno, Agnello, de. Greco, Orazio. Scoppa, Niccolo Vincenzo, Editor. Novissima Praxis Criminalis, Et Civilis: Cum Observationibus ad Nonnullas ex Regiis Pragmaticis, Ac Singulari Tractatu Inscripto il Medico Fiscale pro Optima Cognitione Delictorum in Genere, V3. Cadaveris Venenati, Virginis Defloratae, Pueri Constuprati, & Aliorum Consimilium. Doctoris Horatii Graeci Medici Physici regiae Curiae. Et Etiam Formulario Actorum Omnium Ordinatoriorum, Ac Regula Vulgarizata Proformanda Inquisitione, Tam in Genere, Qaum in Specie, Secundum Veram Praxim M.C.V. Et Formulis Omnibus ad Construendum Quodlibet Civile Iudicium, Cum Responsionibus Procuratorum ad Congrue Respondendum Unicuique Actui Notificando; Opponendum, & Petendum Iuris Remedia, Exceptiones, Ac Beneficia Attentis Regiis Pragmaticis, Ritibusque M.C.V. Ac Etiam cum Interrogatoriis in Examine Procuratorum. Olim Indice Civitatis Tarenti, Ac Brundusinae, Et Auditore Provinciae Tranensis. In Qua Accesserunt Locupletissimae Annotationes Nicolai Vincentii Scoppa. Naples: Ex Typographia Michaelis Monaci, 1686. [xiv], 724 pp. Three full-page woodcut plates. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum, large early calligraphic title to spine, lower tie lacking. Moderate rubbing and a few small chips to extremities, spine darkened, a few minor stains to boards, text block partially detached. Title page, with large copperplate vignette, printed in red and black, Woodcut head-pieces and tail-pieces. Light browning and light foxing to text, light soiling and inkspatters to a few leaves. A nice copy. * Fourth edition. This is a remarkably comprehensive treatise on the civil and criminal law and procedure of the Kingdom of Naples. Especially interesting is the section on medical jurisprudence by Greco, which discusses methods of torture, forensic evidence and tests to determine virginity and rape, including the rape of a child. Designated the fourth edition, this appears to be the second. We located other editions from 1671-1672, 1702 and 1717. All are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at GWU and Yale Law Schools). Not in the British Museum Catalogue..

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        Catalogus Auctorum Qui Librorum Catalogos, Indices, Bibliothecas, Virorum Litteratorum Elogia, Vitas, aut Orationes Funebres, Scriptis Consignarunt. - [2 Bände in 1 Band].

      Samuel de Tournes, Genf 1686 - 1686-1705. 4 Bll., 559, 27 Seiten, 1 nicht paginierte Seite, 1 Bl.; 3 Bll., 368 Seiten. Pgtbd. auf fünf Bünden mit Blindprägung von Rücken und Deckeln (die Deckel mit blindgeprägtem rautenförmigem floralen Mittelornament, gesäumt von blindgeprägten Doppelrahmen aus Linien-Rollstempeln mit vier farnartigen Eckstücken) und Rückentitel von alte. Enthält beide Teile von Teissiers Bibliographie der Bibliographien. - Der Band stammt aus der Bibliothek des Wiener Musikwissenschaftlers Othmar Wessely (1922-1998) und trägt ein entsprechendes gedrucktes Schildchen auf dem vorderen Spiegel. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, das vordere fliegende Vorsatzblatt mit Notizen von alter Hand, durchgehend etwas fleckig, einige Lagen hinten gering angerändert. Sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar. 952 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Part of the Circle of Austria, - viz. the Archdukedom of Austria divided into the Higher, above the River Ens and the Lower, below the River Ens, divided inti it's Principal Parts, described by Sanson

      London, sold by William Berry at the Sign if the Globe, 1686 - Kupserstichkarte, grenzkoloriert, 85,5 x 55 cm, Blatt gebräunt, etwas fleckig, etwas randlädiert, einige kleine Einrisse und Knicke am Rand, Bug auf der Rückseite verstärkt Sprache: Englisch

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        Notizie antiche e moderne di Casa Villanova in Bologna poste in luce da G.B. Villanova, ultimo di essa Famiglia, che di antichità passa anni 538... (Segue:) Aggiunte di diverse Famiglie già descritte in parentele con Casa Villanova...

      Erede di Vittorio Benacci 1686 Villanova, Gio. Benedetto. Bologna, Erede di Vittorio Benacci, 1686. Notizie antiche e moderne di Casa Villanova in Bologna poste in luce da G.B. Villanova, ultimo di essa Famiglia, che di antichità passa anni 538... (Segue:) Aggiunte di diverse Famiglie già descritte in parentele con Casa Villanova... In - 4° antico, m. tela recente. (8), 100, 64 pp. con grande arme dei Villanova incisa in legno in antiporta, e una tavola con ritratto del Villanova. Spreti - Degli Azzi, Bibl. araldica, 4105. Lozzi, 897:: >. Manca al Frati. Neg...T.

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        Anatomia ex omnium veterum recentiorumque.

      . Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Jacobum Hackium, 1686, 8°, (32), 806, (16) pp., Portrait, Frontispize, 124 meist ganzseitige, zum Teil gefaltete Kupferstiche, Pergameinteinband der Zeit; kleine Restauration am Einband, ansonsten frisches Expl.. Title: Thomae Bartholini Anatome Ex omnium Veterum Recentiorumque Observationibus Inprimis Institutionibus b. m. Parentis Caspari Bartholini, Ad Circulationem Harvejanam, Et Vasa Lymphatica Quintum Renovata : Cum Iconibus novis, & Indicibus. - - An important early, very well illustrated edition of this standard anatomy by the Danish physician Thomas Bartholinus (1616-1680), who revised his father's work. With additional title engraved by G. Appelmans and an engraved portrait of the author pinx. by Ditmer and sculp. by G. Appelmans, and over 120 mostly full-page figures in the text and folding plates. - - The book is divided into 4 'libri' dealing with the lower torso, the thorax cavity, the head, and the limbs, joints and muscles, and 4 'libelli' on the veins, the arteries, the nerves, and the bones, cartilage and ligaments. It concludes with two letters from Johann Walaeus to the author on the subject of the circulation of blood and chyle within the body. The work is dedicated to King Christian V of Denmark. - - Four of the images from the "De ossibus" section in Bartholin's "Anatome" were adapted for use in the "Kaitai shinsho" (1774), the first Japanese anatomical treatise based directly on Western materials. The images are Tabula II, showing two views of the skull; Tabula VI, showing the upper and lower portions of the skull's interior; figures I - III of Tabula VII, illustrating types of vertebrae; and the folding plate of the skeleton opposite p. 748. - - In Wale's important letter to Bartholinus on the circulation of the blood, he gives a very early convincing proof of HARVAY's discovery according to the laws of hydrodynamic with a plate which shows a simple experiment on a dog to confirm Harvey?s doctrine. - - Thomas Bartholin of Copenhagen was at once the most prolific and the most widely read of the anatomists of the seventeenth century. - - Waller No. 713

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