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        Opera omnia: duobus voluminibus comprehensa, quorum syllabus pagina post vitam authoris ultima exhibetur.

      Regneri Leers., Roterodami. 1686 - 2 volumi, in 4°, piena perg. no coeva, cc.nn. 45 + pp. 803 + cc.nn. 26 di index ( 1° vol.) + cc.nn. 5 + pp. 940 + cc.nn. 30. L'opera è arricchita da 3 inc. fuori testo, più volte ripiegate (cm. 45 x 53) : 1) Tabula Canaanis - 2) Area templi fuit tempore servatoris - 3) Urbs Hierosolyma. Antip. con ricca e pregevole inc. Front. fig. Tagli spruzzati rossi. Finaline. Bei marg. Stampa fresca. L'opera è il primo studio cristiano a richiamare l'attenzione sull'importanza del Talmud. Rara prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire des Avanturiers qui se sont signalez dans les Indes contenant ce qu´ils on fait de plus remarquable depuis vignt années

      1686 - The rare first French edition, of what´s arguably the most influential buccaneering account; from the Hamsworth library. 1686. Paris. Jacques Lefebvre. Two volumes in 12mo (164 mm x 87 mm). 1 [blank] + 15 ff. + 342 + 12 ff. + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 3 ff. + 384 + 12 ff. Contemporary calf, spine with raised bands, richly gilt and lettered, worn but still an attractive binding in its original condition. A fine copy, gently browned as often and with a few foxing spots, second title water stained, short tears to folding plates. First French edition. Besides its rarity, this edition is also important for its illustrations don´t derive from either the Dutch original or two earliest English editions. The translation was prepared by Frontigniéres, from Exquemelin´s own manuscript; the first edition in all was published in Dutch in 1678 under the title De Americaensche Zee-Roovers. The success was immediate, translations followed and editions continued until the 18th century. Exquemelin (1645 ¿ 1707) was a French Huguenot, in 1666 made sale towards the Antilles, his ship was allegedly attacked by pirates and after reaching Tortuga he was apparently sold to a local who subsequently sold to a surgeon of some sort, he would teach him his office and eventually grant him his freedom against payment. At an uncertain date, Exquemelin became a privateer; as a pirate, he participated in the raid of Maracaibo in 1669 and that of Panama in 1670 under Morgan. His experiences and observations were concentrated in his memoires. The detail with which Exquemelin describes the lootings, plundering, life and adventures of these seamen is, and was unequaled for a long time. The illustrations include seven folding maps and views; the Maracaibo and Panama maps closely follow the Dutch, a large folding map of the Spanish Main is entirely new to this edition. The text from this edition was substantially augmented by the editor, Journel; he is also responsible for shading light onto the term ¿buccaneer¿. Provenance: the Hamsworth copy (lot 6479, Sotheby´s, December 1949, 2/10/- GBP). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La vita di don Giovanni D'Austria, figlio natvrale di Filippo IV. Re` di Spagna. Opera istorica e politica raccolta e scritta da N. N.

      Colonia, Appresso Pietro del Martello 1686 - 8.º (15,5 cm), 2h., 632p., encuadernado en pergamino con título y año a tinta en el lomo. Ex-libris de la biblioteca de Antonio Cánovas del Castillo y un segundo de Mariano Tomás. 1º edición. Pergamino con faltas en pie del lomo, más pequeña en cabeza. Notas en anteportada. Las hojas del libro han perdido frescura pero sin faltas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte du Royaume de Danemarq, et de la partie Meridionale de la Gotie.

      Paris, 1686. Kobberstukket generalkort over Danmark, let brunet. 56x40 cm. Papirstørrelsel: 56x43 cm. First Edition.. 14072307

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        Dreyfache Cronickh Von Dem dreyfachen Orden Deß grossen H. Seraphinischen Ordens-Stiffters Francisci, So weith er sich in Ober: und Nider Teutschland/ Auch allen angrentzenden Länderen/ in seinen Clösteren und Provinzen erstrecket / Zu allgemainer Erkandtnuß/ und andächtigen Gebrauch Der Hochteutschen Landtsmannschafft/ In offentlichen Truck außgefertiget/ Mit Einführung aller underloffnen wichtigen Geschichten/ Veränderungen/ Würckungen und Denckwürdigkeiten.

      München, Johann Jäcklin, 1686.. Folio (32 x 21 cm). [12] Bl., 1452 Spalten, [27] Bl. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. Pergamentband der Zeit (Einband altersfleckig und mit kleinen Beschädigungen bzw. Schabstellen an den Ecken und Kapitalen).. *VD17 23:294398U. - Eine Gesamtschau zur Geschichte des Ordens der Franziskaner in einem Folioband. - Der Verfasser Fortunat Hueber (geb. 1654 in Neustadt an der Donau, gest. 1706 in München) war Domprediger und Provinzial in Freising. - Mäßig (meist gleichmäßig) gebräunt, Titelblatt mit kleinem Stempel einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek, gelegentlich kleine Feuchtigkeitsränder an den Seitenrändern.

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        Descritione delli Principati della Moldavia, e Valachia tolta da diacomo Cantelli da Vignola..

      Rom 1686. Karte zeigt Walachien und Moldavien mit dem Donaudelta, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 42 x 54. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Novelle, et Mervuilleuse Invention de Mortiers le Cuivre, jecant dehors a Paide du vent de Bombes, si grandes, qu'on y peut cacher dedans 25. Persones qui sans aucune blessure peuvent entrer en tombant dans les Villes, & chateaux de Ennemys, practiquees & inuentees par le fameux Ingeniear Mustaphato Salicio Renegat a present. [Military Broadside for a New and Marvelous Invention, an enormous mortar that can be launched with 25 soldiers inside for breaching town & castle walls, with four panel engraving depicting its assembly and launching]

      Amsterdam and Venice:: Francesco Viedeni,. 1686.. Ephemera. Very good. Fantastical & detailed engravings of an enormous transportable mortar designed by "le fameux Ingenieur Mustaphato Salicio" to be fired over enemy walls with 25 men hidden inside. The four illustrations are numbered N I - N IV, and depict soldiers loading themselves inside the huge orange shaped mortar, and being padded with straw; the mortar being hoisted by a huge pulley into the barrel of an enormous cannon; an enormous bellows being set up to fire the cannon; and the last, the soldiers marching out of the mortar inside the walls of the city. Text in French on the left, Italian on the right, provides a brief history of military inventions up to the present year (ca. 1686 and states that Salicio's invention can be fired four times per hour. Explanations (lettered A through Z) of the four illustrations are below. "Stampata in Amsterdam Appresso Francesco Viedeni; e ristampata in Venetia. Si vende all'insegna dell'Amsterdam dietro la Chiesa de S. Zulian" at bottom of broadside. S. Zulian is the Venetian name for Chiesa di San Giuliano. Single leaf, 17 1/2 x 12 1/2", with panel of engravings, 6 1/2 x 11", strengthened from behind with Japanese tissue paper, o/w very good. Not recorded in OCLC. An edition of this print with text in German & Dutch, with the illustrations numbered N1-N4, and is thought to be published around 1686. The illustrations on this edition are re-engraved in reverse and numbered in reverse as NI - NIV (actually IN - VIN). The German edition is listed in the Earl of Dartmouth's collection as M88 (Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, HMSO, Eyre & Spottiswoode 1887, Issue 11, Part 5).

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        Kst.- Karte, von 2 Platten gedruckt b. De Wit, "Regni Hungariae et Regionum ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1686, 50 x 87,5. Szantai, Wit 3a ( = 1. Ausgabe ) und ganzs. Abb. der Variante 3e auf Seite 698. Koemann III, List of the maps of De Wit, Nr. 78 ( only the later edition 1688 ).- Unten links die dek. Titelkartusche. - Zeigt Südosteuropa ohne das südl. Griechenland. Im Südosten Istanbul, im Südwesten Italien. Die Donau von Regensburg bis zur Mündung. Mittig Ungarn und Siebenbürgen. - Sehr schöne, teilweise goldgehöhte Karte.

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        "NÜRNBERG". Kupferstich aus "Der getreue Reiß-Gefert". Erschienen bei C. Riegel in Nürnberg. 1686. 6,2:11,4 cm. - In handgearbeiteter Kassettenrahmung (31:37 cm).

      Nürnberg: Riegel, 1686. Fauser 10071. - Die Legende bezeichnet: 1. Frauenthor. 2. S. Lorentz. 3. Laufferthor. 4. S. Sebald. 5. Die Vesten. - Das häufig beschnittene Blatt hier in einem schönen Exemplar in einer ganz besondere Rahmung..

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        Institutiones ad fundamenta linguæ Hebrææ. Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár, Klausenburg), Sándor (Alexander) Szathmári Pap, 1743. 4to. Set in roman and italic types with extensive Hebrew, incidental fraktur, Greek (2 sizes) and Arabic, and one 3-letter word in Samaritan. Contemporary gold-tooled sprinkled tanned sheepskin, each board with the Diesbach Belleroche coat of arms, probably a son of Nicolas de Diesbach Belleroche (1668-1735) in Switzerland.

      STCN (1 copy); KVK & WorldCat (2 copies). Second edition of Albert Schultens's renowned grammar of biblical Hebrew. Schultens (1686-1750), known as the father of comparative Semitic philology, taught Hebrew at Franeker and Leiden. He wrote extensively on the relationship between Hebrew and other Semitic languages, claiming that Arabic and Hebrew were "twin sisters". He used Arabic to interpret obscure Hebrew passages in the Bible. Schultens's extensive grammar was one of the most influential Hebrew grammars of the 18th century. Slightly browned and foxed, but otherwise in very good condition and only slightly trimmed (preserving an occasional deckle). The gold of the spine and edges was not well bonded and has been largely lost. The binding shows a few small worm holes, small cracks in the spine and other minor damage, but is still good. The rare second edition of an important work, also a remarkable example of Transylvanian book production.

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        De 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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        Riflessioni geografiche circa le terre incognite [Geographical Reflections on the Unknown Lands]. Distese in ossequio perpetuo della nobiltà 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: per il Cadorino, 1686. Quarto, with a portrait of the author; a few light stains, a small wormhole and repaired tear in the half-title, but an excellent copy in 19th-century marbled boards, rebacked, with the bookplate of "Bibliotheca Veneta Car. Frid. Guilelm Brose MDCCCLXXII" Colossal snob and fervent Venetian patriot. Rare, important and little-known early work on the southern continent, summarising early geographical knowledge and drawing on Marco Polo and others to sing the praises of Italian, and specifically Venetian explorers: Terrarossa 'attempted to prove that Venetians had discovered all lands unknown to the ancients, including America and Terra Australis…' (Hiatt, Terra Incognita, p. 261). This is the first issue of the first edition of this rare work, identified by the imprint with the privilege "del serenissimo principe" and dated 1686 (the same sheets were also issued with the imprint date altered to 1687 and the privilege "del serenissimo senato"). Terra Rossa concentrates extensively on Terra Australis (which he proposes calling Terra Australe Magallanica, in honour of Magellan), mostly with reference to Marco Polo, and considerable importance is attached to Marco Polo's "Beach, provincia aurifera" (Beach, the gold-bearing province), a promontory of the hypothetical Terra Australis Incognita, which became an important feature in maps of the period after Mercator first featured it on his sixteenth-century maps (specifically citing Marco Polo as his source). By the mid-seventeenth century, it had become a regular (if moveable) part of attempts to reconcile it with the fragments of coastline known from the Dutch voyages. Despite its frequent occurrence on maps there seems to be a surprisingly small canon of textual references to it. Terra Rossa himself describes his work as a friendly dispute with Michel Antoine Baudrand, whose Geographia ordine litterarum disposita (1682) had questioned the truth of geographical accounts by such 'gentlemen of Adria' as Marco Polo and the Zeno brothers. The 'colossal snob and fervent Venetian patriot by adoption, Vitale Terrarossa… in the 1680s was to argue that it was Marco "a Venetian patrician" who had discovered Australia - just as, he says, "the Venetian patricians", the Zeni brothers had discovered America in the fourteenth century and had by their writings inspired Columbus to get there. One stresses the "patrician" aspect here in conformity with the fervour of Terrarossa's own sentiments…' (Larner, Marco Polo and the discovery of the world, p. 170). Corin Braga has written extensively on this text in Derniers refuges terrestres des utopies classiques: le Continent Austral Inconnu et les pôles géographiques (online resource), setting the work into a context of invented worlds and utopias such as those by Neville, Vairasse, De Foigny, Restif de la Bretonne, Hall, Seriman, Bowman and others.

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        The whole duty of man, et menniskes skyldighed imod gud/ sig selv og sin næste/ øjenskinlig og klarlig sat frem for alle/ men særdelis for den eenfoldige/ deeled udi XVII capitler/ af hvilke/ naar et læsis hver søndag/ kand den heele bog læsis igiennem tre gange om aaret.

      Nyttelig at læse for alle. Der hos adskillge andægtige bønner. Köpenhamn, J. P. Bockenhoffer, 1686. 8:o. Extra grav. titelblad,3-629,(11) s. Samtida rödbrunt lackat marokängbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerade dekorationer på rygg och pärmsidor samt helt sparsamt ciselerat guldsnitt. Intakta pärmspännen av mässing. Några maskhål på pärmarna. Turkmarmorerade pärminsidor. Försättsbladet saknas. Några äldre anteckningar på eftersättsbladen. Minimala maskhål från det graverade titelbladet till s. 114. De första hundra sidorna genomgående fuktfläckiga. Några solk- respektive rostfläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 288-93, i texten på s. 304 och 347-52. Några torkade växtblad har förorsakat fläckar, delvis med textförlust, på s. 410-11 och på s. 430-34. Avrivet övre hörn på s. 605 och en fuktfläck i yttre marginal från s. 618 till slutet. Med Frederik Heymans exlibris.. Bibliotheca danica I:282. Översatt till danska av Tøger Reenberg. Det engelska originalet "The practise of Christian graces, or the whole duty of man, laid down in a plain and familiar way" blev även i sitt hemland en av de mest lästa och uppskattade andakts- och uppbyggelseskrifter under 1600-talet. Den författades sannolikt 1657-58 och trycktes i ständigt nya upplagor och editioner, totalt över trettio. Ytterligare tre danska upplagor utkom 1740, 1765 respektive 1779. Vem som är författare till skriften har alltid varit föremål för oenighet. Sannolikt utgick arbetet från en krets av författare utan att den verklige upphovsmannen namngavs. Den centrala och sammanhållande länken i denna krets var den för sin djupa fromhet och varma religiositet kända Dorothy Pakington. Dit hörde även Henry Hammond, William Fulman, Richard Allestree och John Fell. Allestree var möjligen huvudförfattare och redaktör. Frederik Heyman (1849-1900) övertog efter sin far bryggeriet Svanholm, vilket för övrigt antyds i sitt med sädesax, humle och simmande svanar prydda exlibris. Förutom stora samlingar av gravyrer, sigill, autografer och exlibris ägde han en boksamling på närmare 22000 volymer, vilken hade den danska litteraturen genom tiderna i fokus

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        Confucius Sinarum Philosophus, sive scientia latine exposita

      Paris: Andrea Cramoisy for Daniel Horthemels, 1686-, 1687. Small folio, folding engraved portrait of Confucius and folding engraved map of China, several engraved headpieces and initials, some small stamps and early manuscript annotation on front free endpaper; a fine copy in 18th-century tree calf, fine gilt border on boards, spine richly gilt with crimson label. First European printing of the works of Confucius. The first European printing of the works of Confucius. As Lowendahl points out, 'by one of the stranger ironies of history, Europe first learned of Confucius from Jesuits who had been sent out to convert the "heathen" Chinese'. This important compendium was 'the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of Confucianism' (Knud Lundbaek), and includes the first ever translation into Latin of The Analects, the fundamental Confucian text and the very basis of Chinese scholarship. The work is also known for its significant map representing the provinces of China, and indicating the centres of missionary activity. There is besides an attractive image of Confucius in a stylised library, the walls lined with books bearing the titles of some of his classic works. The large characters at the top read 'National Academy of Learning' and those bracketing the arch 'Confucius, the First Teacher under Heaven'. In many ways the modern era of European contact with China began in 1601, when the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrived in the Chinese capital to establish a Catholic mission. The reports of Ricci and his colleagues were widely published, with many, like this, produced in Paris, a centre for the Jesuits. Although European scholarship on China continued unabated, this present work can be seen as the forerunner to the great eighteenth-century enthusiasm for China, a development that had a dramatic influence on European culture, most obviously in the decorative arts and architecture, but also in the currents of scholarly and intellectual writing. Leibniz and Voltaire were among the more important writers to adapt Chinese ideas, quite apart from ambitious projects such as Du Halde's Description… de l'Empire de Chine of 1735. Translations of the works of Confucius into Latin were central to this renaissance of Chinese thought in the West. The project had begun with two individual titles, both of which were published in the East: Father da Costa's Sapientia Sinica (in English known as The Great Learning) of 1662 and Father Prospero Intorcetta's Sinarum Scientia Politico-Moralis (The Doctrine of the Mean) of 1667. The current work, produced under the editorship of Philippe Couplet, reprised these two earlier translations of Da Costa and Intorcetta, and was improved through the addition of the first translation of The Analects as well as a fourth part, Couplet's own chronological table of the Chinese dynasties, with separate title. As a result, it was both the first great compendium of the thought of Confucius, and the first of his works to be produced in Europe. The work was well received, with a French edition in 1688 and an English version in 1691. Numerous further editions appeared over the following decades. This excellent copy has the bookplate of the renowned nineteenth-century Orientalist, bibliophile and Czech intellectual Voita Naprstek.

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        Historia Plantarum Species... De Plantis in genere

      London: M. Clark for H. Faithorne, 1686-1688-, 1704. Three volumes, folio, bookplate of Haskell Norman in first volume; some browning and scattered foxing particularly in the third volume (as usual); a handsome set in contemporary calf, a few scuffs, neat restoration to joints and heads of spines, banded spine gilt with double red morocco labels. With a description of Dampier's west Australian plants. A marvellous set: first edition, first issue, complete with the rare third volume published eighteen years after the main work in a single issue limited to only 200 copies, and notably including contemporary descriptions of some of the plants collected by Dampier on the northwest coast of Australia. John Ray was considered the "father of British botany" and this was his greatest work, the most important botanical text of the seventeenth century, and the foundation of modern botany. By the time he wrote the first volume Ray had gained an 'encyclopaedic knowledge of the literature of botany and horticulture, from ancient times to the work of his contemporaries, including the latest acquisitions from microscopy. His clear mind and balanced judgement enabled him to select the well-attested facts from this mass of material and to present them in a rational perspective…' (Morton, History of Botanical Science). This work has specific importance for Australia. In 1699 Dampier, the first Englishman to land on the Australian continent, gathered together specimens of Australia's exotic flora. This collection of plants came from various places on the West Australian coast including Dirk Hartog Island, Shark Bay, near present-day Karratha, and East Lewis Island in the Dampier Archipelago south of Broome. Through his friendship with Thomas Woodward, Ray had on loan a large selection of Dampier's precious plant collection meaning that he was able, in the third volume of this work, to include a description of plants from Dampier's precious herbarium that had survived shipwreck on the navigator's return journey to England. In total, Ray described eighteen Dampier plants, nine from Australia, five from Brazil, one from Timor, two from New Guinea and one of an unknown locality. In turn, in Dampier's account of his voyage published in 1703, a translation of Ray's descriptions form the basis of his Account of Several Plants. John Ray's method of classification is called a polynomial system, a verbal description of the plant. At this time there was no set format for zoological or botanical descriptions, but if this format is far from ideal, it was nevertheless a milestone for Australian botany. This is the preferred first issue of the book, with the first state of the title pages to volumes one and two dated 1686 and 1688 respectively. A second issue appeared seven years later in 1693, while the important third volume containing Australian species was issued only once, in 1704. This copy is from the famous scientific library of the American collector Haskell F. Norman.

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      Chez Pierre Le Petit, Paris 1686 - Duodecimo (3-3/4" x 6") bound in contemporary calf leather with a gilt-decorated spine, spine label lacking; xiv, 656, [6] pages. An early edition of de Royaumont's classic history of the Bible (first published in 1670). This edition is illustrated with an engraved title page and 266 half-page plates. Contents very clean; spine rubbed with the hinges a little tender but the covers still tight. Very Good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Chez Pierre Le Petit, 1686. Early Edition. Hardcover. Contents very clean; spine rubbed with the hinges a little tender but the covers still tight. Very Good. Duodecimo (3-3/4" x 6") bound in contemporary calf leather with a gilt-decorated spine, spine label lacking; xiv, 656, [6] pages. An early edition of de Royaumont's classic history of the Bible (first published in 1670). This edition is illustrated with an engraved title page and 266 half-page plates.

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        Disputationes theologicae. (Vortitel: Opera theologica in divum Thomam in septem tomos divisa). 7 in 2 Bänden.

      Venedig, J. J. Hertz, 1686.. Fol. Mit gest. Frontispiz. Drucktiteln in Rot u. Schwarz m. großen Vignetten (in Kupferstich bzw. Holzschnitt). Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten bzw. -Initialen. 21 Bll., 371 (1) S.; 18 Bll., 372 S., 11 Bll.; 18 Bll., 357 (1) S.; 18 Bll., 399 (1) S.; 22 Bll., 300 S., 13 Bll.; 20 Bll., 372 S., 14 Bll.; 18 Bll., 416 S., Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bde. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln a. 4 Bünden m. handschriftl. Rückentiteln, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. je 2 Schließen.. Die dekorativen Einbände etw. beschabt u. bestoßen. Rücken u. Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschildern. Innendeckeln, Vortitel- u. Titelbll. gestempelt. Vorsatzbl. des zweiten Bandes entfernt, dadurch das Vortitelbl. lose. Gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Vollständig wie vorliegend sehr selten. -

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        Disputationes theologicae. (Vortitel: Opera theologica in divum Thomam in septem tomos divisa). 7 in 2 Bänden.,

      Venedig, J. J. Hertz, 1686. - Die dekorativen Einbände etw. beschabt u. bestoßen. Rücken u. Vorderdeckeln m. Nummernschildern. Innendeckeln, Vortitel- u. Titelbll. gestempelt. Vorsatzbl. des zweiten Bandes entfernt, dadurch das Vortitelbl. lose. Gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Vollständig wie vorliegend sehr selten. - Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 Fol. Mit gest. Frontispiz. Drucktiteln in Rot u. Schwarz m. großen Vignetten (in Kupferstich bzw. Holzschnitt). Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten bzw. -Initialen. 21 Bll., 371 (1) S.; 18 Bll., 372 S., 11 Bll.; 18 Bll., 357 (1) S.; 18 Bll., 399 (1) S.; 22 Bll., 300 S., 13 Bll.; 20 Bll., 372 S., 14 Bll.; 18 Bll., 416 S., Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bde. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln a. 4 Bünden m. handschriftl. Rückentiteln, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. je 2 Schließen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Moscovie dite autrement Grande et Blanche Russie.

      1686 - Paris, 1686. Original colour. 400 x 510mm. Originally mounted in old paper, probably for inclusion in a composite atlas. Peter the Great came to the Russian throne in 1682, aged 10. By the time he died in 1725 he had transformed the Tsardom of Russia into the Russian Empire, a major European power.

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        Asiæ Minoris.

      1686 - Rome, G.G. De Rossi, 1686. Original colour. 420 x 560mm. Original map of Turkey and Cyprus, with the title on a banner above the map.

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        Description de l'Afrique, contenant Les Noms, la Situation & les Confins de toutes ses Parties, leurs Rivières, leurs Villes & leurs Habitations, leurs Plantes & leurs Animaux ; les Moeurs, les Coûtumes, la Langue, les Richesses, la Religion (...)

      Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom & Van Someren 1686 In - folio (37,8 x 25,5 cm), veau brun moucheté, dos à six nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Première édition française, illustrée d'un frontispice, une grande carte de l'Afrique repliée, 42 gravures sur double page (cartes, plans et vues), et 55 vignettes dans le texte, le tout gravé en taille - douce. Ex - libris Bibliothèque de la Chapelle. (manque de cuir sur les coiffes, frottements, coins émoussés, très rares rousseurs légères). / / Folio (37,8 x 25,5 cm), brown speckled calf, spine tooled raised on six bands, speckled edges (contemporary binding). First french edition, illustrated with a frontispiece, a large folded map of Africa, 42 double page plates, and 55 vignettes in the text, all copper engraved. Bookplate "Bibliothèque de la Chapelle". (lack of leather on top and bottom of spine, rubbings, defects on corners, very rare light spots).

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      Marbre-Cramoisy, Paris, 1686. Reli2 de l' époque, plein - maroquin, dos orné de cadres fleuronné doré, pièce de titre doré maroquin rouge, tranches anciennement jaspée, 19x25cm, 652pp, 598pp, 508pp.Traduit de l' Espagnol par Marais de l'Académie Françoise.

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        Tractatus De Mendaciis Ex Sacris, Juridicis, Ethicis, Politicis

      , 1686. 1686. Liar! Zahn, Balthasar Conrad [1616-1665]. Tractatus De Mendaciis Ex Sacris, Juridicis, Ethicis, Politicis, Historicisque Varie Congestus & In Tres Libros Dispositus; Primo, De Variis Mendaciorum Generibus, Secundo, De Illorum Poenis, Tertio, De Mendacio Urato Seu Iuramento Firmato, Quod est Perjurium. Cum Indice Duplici, Uno Capitum, Altero Rerum Memorabilium. Editio Secunda Priore Multis Mendis Castigatior & Correctior. Cologne: Apud Wilhelmum & Franciscum Metternich, 1686. [viii], 504, [40] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor stains to boards, spine darkened, spine ends bumped, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and tail-pieces. Moderate toning to text, browning in places, occasional light foxing. A few annotations to endleaves, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title page. An appealing copy of an interesting and scarce title. * Second and final edition. First published in 1662, this is an extensive canon-law treatise on various types of lies and the moral and legal consequences of lying. In addition to general issues of truth and falsehood it considers libel, slander and blasphemy. Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachraum Erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts 12:109106Z.

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        Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique

      , 1686. 1686. Complete set of this late seventeenth century magazine, published in Amsterdam, made up of various editions but all from the same provenance. Vol. I - XXI all in one volume ; (I & II from the second edition of 1687 ; vol. XVII & XVIII & XIX from the second edition of 1699 ; vol. XX, third edition 1702 ; vol. XXI, third edition 1707 ; Vol. XXII - XXV each in two volumes from the second edition dated between 1698 and 1701). 25 years in 29 volumes. An index volume XXVI was published in 1719 after Fletcher's death. 12mo. All volumes in marbled wrappers, uncut and unopened. Among the many scholarly journals published all over Europe in the decades around 1700 Jean Le Clerc's Bibliothèques, published in Amsterdam, occupied a special place. Jean Le Clerc, a theologian and refugee from Geneva, published three periodicals: The Bibliothèque Universelle et Historique (1686-1693); the Bibliothèque Choisie (1703-1713) and the Bibliothèque Ancienne et Moderne (1714-1727). Thanks to his journalistic activities, we now have an excellent picture of contemporary scholarship in the Republic of Letters, the more so since, in the Republic of Letters, the editor did not need to worry so much as his colleagues in other countries about all kinds of repressive measures resulting from sometimes strict censorship. Jean Le Clerc published his periodicals for this large group of interested people who didn't have the time or the financial means to read everything that was being published, like doctors, magistrats and merchants. The periodicals were not intended for specialized scholars. They were published in a small format to enable readers to carry them easily and read them everywhere. This size also enabled smuggling the books to France where the periodical was forbidden. Provenance: From the collection of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun, with his name written on either the titlpages or the inside back wrapper of most volumes. Did he buy 2nd & 3rd editions because the 1st was sold out and he wanted to have the series complete? [H. Bots, Jean Leclerc pp. 53-66 in Studies in Seventeenth Century English Literature, History and Bibliography & see Wijngaards, De Bibliothèque Choisie van Jean Le Clerc... A'dam, 1986; NNBW IV p. 430-434]

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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.

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        Siebenjährige Weltbeschauung

      unbekannt, Nürnberg 1686 - "Ist eine Beschreibung der Reise desselben durch Italien und von Venedig übers Meer nach Constantinopel ", mit handgeschriebenen Seiten, je 2 vorn und hinten, mit 9 Stahlstichen (zwischen den Seiten 114 und 115, zwischen S. 122 und 123, zwischen S. 134 und 135, zw. S. 164 und 165, zw. 194/195, zw. 232/233, zw. 254/255, 256/257, 280/281), 17 x 19,5 cm" bestoßene Ecken & Kanten, beschriebenes Inneneinband, Gebrauchsspuren, fleckig, rote Seitenkanten, vereinzelne rote Unterstreichungen, (Seiten 41-56 und Seiten 169-192 nicht mitgebunden), trotz hohen Alter ganz gut erhalten, nachgebunden Mai 1884 de 312 S. 1002 g

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        1686 Opera, Oder Alle Bücher und Schrifften der Heiligen, Seraphischen Jungfrawen und Mutter, Theresa von Jesu, Der Discalceaten Carmeliten und Carmeliterinnen Stiffterin. Ander Theil.

      Cöllen am Rhein. In Verlegung Wittib und Erben Kinchii., 1686.. 567 Seiten, 16 Blatt Register 8°, OLdr.. 4 bündig, mit 2 orig. intakten Schließen u. einigen schönen Vignetten. Buchformat: 21 x 17 cm. Die Vorsatzblätter sind etwas fleckig, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Am oberen Rand des Titelblattes ist ein kurzer Eintrag (siehe Bild), sonst keine weiteren Einträge. Exlibris Aufkleber auf der 1. Innenseite von Johann Carl von Westernach.

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises. The second edition.

      London, R. Norton und J. Macock für R. Royston, 1686.. Folio. (8 Bl.), 577 S., (7 Bl.). Lederbd. d. Zt. (Rücken fachgerecht erneuert).. Osler 4259; Krivatsy 13084; Garrison/Morton 5573 zur Originalausgabe 1676: "Wiseman ranks in surgery as high as does Sydenham in medicine. He made valuable contributions to the subject, he was the first to describe tuberculosis of the joints ('tumor albus') and he gave a good account of gunshot wounds. Wiseman became surgeon to Charles II in 1672." - "This large work discusses the cause, clinical appearance, and treatment of tumors, ulcers, diseases of the anus, the 'King's Evil', wounds (including gunshot ounds), fractures, and venereal disease. Wiseman realized the differencebetween gonorrhea and syphilis and was the first to describe tuberculosis of the joints" (Heirs of Hippocrates 547 zur Ausg. 1676). - Teils etwas gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten.

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        Compendium juris brevissimis verbis, sed amplissimo sensu & allegationibus universam fere materiam Juris exhibens: e Lectionibus Excellentissimi Dn. W. A. Lauterbachii.

      Francofurti ad Moenum, Sumptibus Joh. Georgii Cottae, Typis Balthas. Christoph. Wüstii, 1686.. Primum usui privato collectum, jam vero multorum rogationibus publico datum a Joh. Jacob. Schütz. Quarta vice impressum. Oktav. Ganzseitiges Titelkupfer, Titelblatt in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, (4), 745, (14) S. Zeitgenössischer Pergamentband. Von einem zeitgenössischen Rechtstudenten durchgearbeitetes Exemplar mit vielen Anmerkungen von Alter Hand!. Der Student, der einen Eintrag auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels vorgenommen hat, hieß Beatus, als Schön.

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        Das Neu-Allarmirte oder wegen der Piemonteser und anderer Hugvenotten Auffstand noch mehr erschreckte Franckreich, worinnen ... beschrieben wird, welcher gestalt die Piemontese von langen Jahren ... verfolget und vertrieben, ... worden ... des Königs ungewöhnliches Tractament und Urtheil darüber ... und ihres Generals Burgeois Verrätherey,. ... Ingleichen Des Hertzogs von Savoyen Inclination zu der Alliirten Parthey. Basel, o. Dr. 1690. 4°. 1 Bl., 61 S., Rückenfalz.

      . . VD17 1:087551F - nicht in Hohenemser.- Im Edikt von Fontainebleau vom 31.1.1686 erfolgte das Verbot des Protestantismus im Herzogtum Savoyen-Piemont. Die Waldenser unter der Führung ihres Pfarrers Henri Arnaud leisteten verzweifelten Widerstand. In der vorliegenden Schrift werden die Ereignisse bis zur Rückeroberung von 1689 detailiert geschildert.- Gebräunt, im unteren Rand mit Feuchtigkeitsfleck.

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        La Devotion du Calvaire

      Liege - Barthelemi Collette, 1686. Liege - Barthelemi Collette, 1686 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated ascetic text by Father Jean Crasset. Jean Crasset (b. at Dieppe, France, 3 January 1618; d. at Paris, 4 January 1692) was a French Jesuit theologian, known as an ascetical writer. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1638, and became professor of humanities and philosophy. For twenty-three years he was director of a famous sodality of men connected with the professed house of the Jesuits in Paris, and was also a successful preacher. With twelve engraved plates depicting various dramatic scenes in the life of Jesus. With a bookplate of the Mount St Jesuit Centre to front pastedown. All pages detached but present. Condition: In a roan binding. Externally, disbound with worn boards. Both boards and all pages and plates detached but present, except for front free endpaper which is missing. Marginal age-toning and chipping to title page and final page, but otherwise generally bright and clean. A good candidate for a sympathetic re-bind. Slight ink marks to front pastedown. Overall: FAIR.

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        OPERA OMNIA Duobus Voluminibus comprehensa, quorum Syllabus pagina post Vitam Authoris ultima exhibetur

      Rotterdam: Regner Leers, 1686, 1686. Rotterdam: Regner Leers, 1686, 1686. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved emblematic titlepage + folding portrait + large folding Maps of Holy Land, City of Jerusalem, plan of Temple area + 2 half page maps. Two Volumes folio, vellum on 6 raised bands with blind ruled spine tails and double panels with 4 foliated corner tools & large baroque centerpiece with interlaces (repair to Vol II at head & foot of spine, part of one corner ornament lost, tips bumped and some marks). Engraved title + printed title with woodcut Leers printer's mark +[29]pp prelims + [58]pp life of Lightfoot etc. +804pp + [52]pp index & blank; Vol. II Printed title with same woodcut printer's mark +[8]pp half title & preface +940pp +[60]pp index. Printed shoulder notes and a few foliated initials and many Hebrew words in the text. A few faulty paginations but all signatures and catch words follow correctly so complete. Book plate of Writer's Library to both front free endpapers but no stamps or other library marks. A few edges are dusty, but all margins wide and paper crisp and good throughout. *John Lightfoot, English scholar of Talmudic and Rabbinical literature, was chosen vice-chancellor of Cambridge University in 1664. He often preached in the House of Commons and was one of the chief Hebrew experts working on the great Polyglot Bible. This is his entire collection of published works in a nice crisp state.

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        AN ABRIDGMENT OF THE ENGLISH MILITARY DISCIPLINE. Printed by especial command, for the use of His Majesties forces

      London, Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb, printers to the Kings most excellent Majesty, 1686.. London, Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb, printers to the Kings most excellent Majesty, 1686.. Anonymous, early edition, 1686. Small 8vo, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6¾ x 4 inches, royal coat of arms on title page, 271 pages, the 35 page supplement is lacking in this copy, the copy listed in ESTC R9769 is also without the supplement, so it seems some copies have it, but not all. Bound in full old calf, blind tooled decoration to covers, raised bands to spine, no label or lettering. Upper hinge starting to crack at head and tail, head of spine worn with tiny chip to lower hinge at head, covers rubbed and slightly scuffed, few scratches to upper cover, corners slightly worn, inner paper hinges cracked, neat name on front endpaper with date of 1742, name again at top of title page, title page has some pale brown stains, some pages lightly age-browned, occasional foxing, mainly to margins, 2 tiny chips to 1 fore-edge margin, occasional pale brown stain, few minor ink marks to 1 page, otherwise a good copy. The book is a manual containing sets of instructions for different military procedures such as forming a battalion with pikemen and musketeers, charging the musket, charging with the pike, drawing up a battalion and placing the officers for a parade to receive the King, the exercise of grenadiers on foot and on horseback, setting up camp, maintaining a garison, courts martial. The actual orders are printed in black letter and the rest of the text in a large clear type. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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      London: John Lawrence, 1686.. London: John Lawrence, 1686.. [12],272pp. Lacks license leaf. Contemporary paneled calf, older manuscript label. Corners lightly worn, head of spine worn, front joint tender. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on endleaves and titlepage, later bookplate on each pastedown. Minor scattered foxing and soiling. Very good. Third English edition of this important narrative of the De Soto expedition. The identity of the Gentleman of Elvas has remained a mystery. His narrative is the primary source for information concerning the De Soto expedition of 1539-43, the first investigation by Europeans of the Southeast region of the United States. De Soto landed on the west coast of Florida in 1539, marching north through Georgia and west to Mobile Bay. His party reached the Mississippi River in 1541 and went perhaps as far as the present Oklahoma-Arkansas border. Returning east, De Soto died and was buried in the Mississippi. The survivors floated to the Gulf and made it to Mexico. The earlier English translations by Hakluyt, published in 1609 as VIRGINIA RICHLY VALUED... and in 1611 as DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF TERRA FLORIDA, are so rare as to be virtually unobtainable. This edition contains an appendix which appears here for the first time, "A New Descent of the Spaniards on the Island of Califurnia [sic]. In the Year 1683." This appendix is one of the earliest descriptions of the extension of Spanish government into lower California, at that point the northernmost frontier of New Spain. Despite accurately describing the activities of Father Kino and Spanish naval operations, it still mistakenly refers to California as an island. A nice copy in contemporary condition. SABIN 24864,24865. SERVIES 221. FIELD 1274. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 58b. ESTC R24492.

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        Hirnschleiffer ,12°

      Köln, J. Wid u. G. de Berges 1686. 1 Bl., 524 S. m. 55 emblemat. Kupferstichen sowie 3 Bll. Rad. Tit., Pgmt.-Bd. Dat. 1720, Abb., Vorderdeckel fleckig Dünnhaupt 51.9. - Besitzvermerk von alter Hand sowie Stempelexlibris.

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        Theologia Christiana ad praxin pietatis ac promotionem pacis Christianae unice directa

      Apud Henricum Wetstenium 1686 - Full early leather binding. Outer boards show wear. Loss, tears to leather, wooden boards partially exposed. Solid internal binding.10 p. leaves, 916, [28] p. Internally good, with clean, unmarked pages. Limborch (1633-1712) was a Dutch Remonstrant theologian. This is the first edition of his most important work, Theologiae christianae, a system of theology based on Simon Episcopius and Stephan Curcellaeus. Rev. James H. Woolsey's name on title page. Institutional stamp on verso and title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      . 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.

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        Orbis sensualium pictus,

      . hoc est omnium fundamentalium in mundo rerum et in vita actionum pictura ac nomenclatura, secunda in Dania editio, qvae, multis in melius et utilius mutatis, post Latinam, Teutonicam, Gallicam, Italicam et Polonicam lingvam idiomate Danico aucta est in usum scholarum et gratiam omnium utriusq; Sexus, cujuscunqve aetatis & ordinis, qvi cum vernacula aut alia jam cognita reliqvas conferre studio habent. Köbenhavn / Copenhagen 1686. Med dansk, latinsk og tysk tekst. Rigt illustr. med traesnit. Indbundet i 1800tals halvlaeder, der er sprukket i den höjre fals. <br>Mangler kobberstukket frontispice samt en foldet tavle TABULA CONSANGUINTATIS. Derudover mangler halvdelen af titelbladet (blad A1), blad A2 + side 1-4 / blad A7 og A8; ydermere mangler side 21-22 / blad C1, side 35-36/ blad C8, side 89-90 / blad G3, side 249-250 / blad Q7, side 253-254 / blad R1, Errata blad H8 samt Register over danske ord / blad A1-F4. Nogle blade med fejl i pagineringen. Nogle blade repareret, enkelte af disse med lidt tekst-tab til fölge.<br>With Danish,Latin and German text. Richly illustr. with woodcuts. Bound in 17th century halfleather, cracked in right joint. Missing copperengraved frontispiece, lower half of titlepage + A7-A8 incl. + C1 + C8 + G3 + Q7 + R1 + folded plate TABULA CONSANGUINTATIS + Errata (1 leaf) + index A1 - F4. Some leaves repaired, a few with a little loss of text. Some leaves paginated wrongly. * Johann Amos Comenius, Jan Amos Komensky, 1592-1670 bliver betragtet som den moderne paedagogiks fader, hvor billeder var en vaesentlig del af indlaeringsprocessen. I modsaetning til en senere dansk undervisningsminister var Comenius's grundholdning, at flest mulige skal laere mest muligt gennem livet. Overnaevnte bog udkom förste gang pa dansk i 1672 og begge udgaver er meget sjaeldne. Overnaevnte eksemplar ma, pa trods af sine mangler betragtes som en uhyre bibliofil sjaeldenhed. <br>Johann Amos Comenius, Jan Amos Komensky, 1592-1670, is regarded as the father of modern pedagogy where images was an essential part of the learning process. The above book was first published in Danish in 1672 and both versions are very rare. This copy must, in spite of its shortcomings, be considered a huge bibliophile rarity..

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        Journal du voyage du Chevalier Chardin en Perse & aux Indes Orientales, par la Mer Noire & par la Colchide. Premiere Partie, qui contient Le Voyage de Paris a Ispahan.

      London, Moses Pitt, 1686.. Quart. Mit Porträtfrontispiz und Titel, 3 Initialen, 3 Kopf- und 2 Schlußvignetten, alles gestochen; mit 1 mehrfach gefalteten Kupferstichkarte und 14 (davon 10 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln (statt 15). 5 Blatt., 349 (recte 323) S., 1 nichtpaginierte Seite (weiß), 3 Blatt. Gesprenkelter Lederband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und goldgeprägter floraler Rückenvergoldung.. Seltene erste Ausgabe eines Klassikers der Persien-Literatur. - Henze I, 558; Cox I, 250; Schwab 87; vgl. Dinse 445 (Ausg. Amsterdam 1686); vgl. NY Public Library 11 und Wilson 40 (beide: engl. Ausg., London 1686) - Jean Chardins (1643 - 1713) entscheidende Reise nach Persien startete im Jahr 1671/72. Ausgangspunkt war das heutige Izmir, über Istanbul - das damalige Konstantinopel - und das Schwarze Meer gelangte er nach Migrelien, einer Landschaft im Westen Georgiens, angrenzend an Abchasien am Schwarzen Meer gelegen. Über Tiflis und Eriwan ging es weiter in das Gebiet der heutigen autonomen Republik Nachitschewan, einer Exklave Aserbaidschans, die vom Iran, Armenien und einem kurzen Grenzabschnitt der Türkei umschlossen wird. Nächste Etappen waren die Städte Täbris, Saweh und Ghom, im Norden des heutigen Irans. Von dort ging es ins zentrale Hochland nach Kaschan und schließlich nach Isfahan. Nach einem Aufenthalt in Persien in den Jahren 1665 - 67 waren die Erkenntnisse der oben geschilderten Reise die Grundlage für diesen ersten Teil der Reisebeschreibungen von Paris nach Isfahan, der erst in den Auflagen 1711 und 1735 Ergänzungen und seinen Abschluß erfuhr. Chardins Informationen sind weitreichend: sie umfassen landeskundliche Themen, die Geschichte, die Wissenschaften und Künste, die Religion, das Gewerbe und den Handel, Fauna und Flora, das Klima, Beschreibungen einzelner Städte und Siedlungen und die Herrschaftsverhältnisse. Er galt als einer der "genausten Kenner Persiens in seinem Jahrhundert", der "von allen Reisenden des 17. Jahrhunderts die reichsten Mitteilungen" ausbreitete (Henze 557), vor allem, weil er nicht den üblichen Reiserouten folgte (so Cox a.a.O.). - Interessant ist, dass Chardin nicht nur als Forscher die von ihm aufgesuchten Länder bereiste: Schah Abbas II ernannte ihn zum königlichen Kaufmann und Hofgoldschmied; er war Juwelenhändler und seine erste Reise im Alter von 22 Jahren unternahm er im Auftrag seines Vaters, eines Juweliers und Kaufmannes aus Paris. - Der Hugenotte Chardin verließ Frankreich im Jahre 1681 und ließ sich in London nieder. Von Charles II wurde er zum Ritter geschlagen; nach seinem Tod fand er die letzte Ruhe in Westminster Abbey. Von Persien aus reiste er immer nach Indien, wo er sich insgesamt beinahe 5 Jahre aufhielt; über seine Aufenthalte dort veröffentlichte er aber nichts. - Die Karte zeigt das Schwarze Meer und die östlich angrenzenden Gebiete; die Tafeln zeigen u.a. Ansichten von Tiflis, Eriwan und Kaschan. Neben der Kathedrale von Etschmiadsin - einem Hauptheiligtum der armenischen Kirche - finden sich Abbildungen der Grabstätten von Schah Abbas II und Sefy I. Eine Tafel zeigt die zwischen 1302 und 1312 errichtete Moschee von Sultanie mit ihrer gewaltigen Kuppel in er heutigen Provinz Zanjan im Nordwesten Irans. Die Karavanserei von Kachan ist wiedergegeben; eine gestochen Texttafel mit Diagramm erläutert den Islam. - Die Tafel mit der Ansicht von Tauris fehlt. - Sprenkel altersbedingt oxidiert; Oberes Kapital fehlt; bestoßen. Vorderer Spiegel mit älterem Buchhändlerzeichen; vorderer fliegender Vorsatz mit Resten einer Montierung; Kupfertitel unbeschnitten; S.145/146 mit hinterlegtem Einriss und kleinem Loch; stellenweise mit leichtem Wasserrand an der oberen Kante; die mehrfach gefalteten Tafeln stellenweise stärker knittrig (auch wegen Fehlfaltung), mit Ein- und Ausrissen (teils hinterlegt), Fehlstellen und teils stärkeren Randläsuren; fleckig.

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        Homerou Ilias. Homeri Ilias, Id Est De Rebus Ad Trojam Gestis

      Cantabrigiae, Ex Officina Joan. Hayes 1686 - 763 p. 18 cm. Latin and Greek. Bound in contemporary full paneled leather. Spine rebacked. 5 raised bands. Gilt lettering on red spine label. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Contemporary owner's name of Sir John Ingilby on FEP and title page. Early English Imprint. Ships daily. Wing H2544 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de Siam des Peres Jesuites, Envoyez par le Roy aux Indes & a la Chine. Avec leurs observations astronomiques, et leurs remarques de physique, de geographie, d&#39;hydrographie et D&#39;histoire

      Paris: Chez Arnould Seneuze & Daniel Horthemels, 1686. Paris: Chez Arnould Seneuze & Daniel Horthemels, 1686. Book measures 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Collation, [16]424[8]pp.7 chaper vignettes.10 single page.9 double page.Including 4 maps or plans.Bound in full calf. Spine professionally rebacked retaining the original period boards, raised bands, leather title label. Boards rubbed, worn on edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, endpapers worn, route list pasted to rear endpaper, in early hand, occasional dust or spotting. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A nice copy, in an attractive binding. . First Edition. Very Good. Quarto.

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        Clementis Galani Historia Armena, ecclesiastica et politica nunc primum in Germania excusa et ad exemplar romanum diligenter expressa.

      Köln, anno, 1686.. 8 Bl., 503 (recte 499, pag. springt von S. 254 auf 259) Seiten, 8 Bl. 18 x 10,5 cm. Pergamenteinband der Zeit.. *Erste Ausgabe in Deutschland. VD17 1:060355P. - Sehr seltenes und historisch bedeutendes Werk zur Armenischen Geschichte. Clemens Galanus (auch Clemente Galano) war ein Theatinermönch, gebürtig aus dem italiänischen Sorrent. Im Auftrag des Papstes wurde er Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts als Missionar nach Armenien geschickt, um eine Vereinigung der Armenischen mit der Römischen Kirche zu Stande zu bringen. Er verbrachte dort zwölf ganze Jahre, in denen er intime Kenntnisse der Armenischen Sprache, Geschichte und Kultur erwarb, welche er in diesem Werk veröffentlichte. Daneben verfasste er auch einige Werke über die ältere und neuere Armenische Sprache, Poesie und Literatur. - Vollständiges Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Madras/Chennai/Tuticoryn, anno 1686, copperengraving, scarce

      Madras/Chennai/Tuticoryn, ,1686. Madras/Chennai/Tuticoryn, anno 1686, copperengraving, scarce Copperengraving, edited by Johann Christoph Wagner, Augsburg, Germany, anno 1686, "TUTECORYN", or Madras, today Chennai. Size of the leaf: 32x39 cm., some cracs on margins, little brownish, little foxed. One of the first views of Madras..

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