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        Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum Ad Illustrem Virum Carolum Dati. Accedit J. Frid. Lachmund De Ave Diomedea Dissertatio [Vol I]

      Amstelaedami [Amsterdam] : Henricum Wetstenium, 1686 A good copy of Volume I of the 2 volume latin translation of Redi's classic work, bound in contemporary full vellum. With what appear to be most of the plates from Volume II bound in - having 26 folding plates and 31 single page plates in addition to the decorative frontispiece title page. Redi's work was pivotal in disproving the theory of spontaneous generation. The binding is in very good condition - being slightly grubby and with light wear only. With printed name of T H Longfield on a preliminary. With decorative title page/frontispiece; title page, epistola (7pp); contents page; text (216pp plus plates); index - authorum (6pp); additional index - index rarum notabilium(13pp); title page - De Ave Diomedea Dissertatio...'; section headed B.L.S (2pp); section headed 'Clarissimo viro, D Johanni Danieli Majori, SPD - pp 5-40; and index 'Rerum et Verborum. With decorative initial capitals. The contents are in good clean condition with slight browning to page edges. Some of the plates are labelled for insertion in volume II. An earlier owner has put small pencil ticks in the top margin of some plates. Small light book, please enquire if you would like us to assess postage at cost.

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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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        The Natural History of Staffordshire: Keeper of the Ashmolean Musaeum

      Oxford Printed at the Theater Anno M., 1686. First UK edition. Hardcover. Fair. Fair plus condition.Oxford Printed at the Theater Anno M, DC. LXXXVI(1686),First UK edition.Original binding (half leather) with a tear on the back cover,some dents and wear on the front and back cover,the spine strip is almost gone) in fair plus condition.Illustrated with b/w plates, but most of the plates and a map are missing from the book.Clean pages but aged on the outer edges,some pages are loose, page 151 and 152 is missing,the text is nice and clear,some creases,nicks,small foxing marks and slightly tainted on the edges of the pages,tear on the edge of the pages,name written on the title page.The book is in fair condition for its age with some shelf wear.472pp including index of the Towns,Parishes and Villages,index.A collectable and scarce first edition.Heavy book(approx 1.9 Kg).

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises

      London Printed by E. Fletcher and J Macock for R. Royston and B. Took at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard 1686. Cover worn and detached. Feps detached. Half title detached with some nineteenth century inscriptions. Some browning to margins. Contents firm. Ex.-lib Royal College of Surgeons Library Second Edition Contemporary calf 310mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). 498pp; 79pp; + index.

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        The Worthy Communicant: Or, a Discourse of the Nature, Effects and Blessings Consequent to the Worthy Receiving of the Lords Supper

      London: Gilbert Cownly, 1686. [16], 436pp. Later (mid-nineteenth century) full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, author / title in gilt to second, remaining panels with gilt central diamond made up of four tulip heads, with volute corner pieces, covers with central panel design with volute internal corner pieces and floral external corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner dentelles, a.e.g. comb and curl marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some light browning and spotting but generally fairly clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown, with another previous owners name to head of title, engraved frontispiece. Binding is J[ohn] Clarke, with his stamp to reverse of front marbled endpaper, who was described by Ramsden as "one of the best and most prolific of the London binders of the period". Wing T422. Reprint. Full Morocco. Very Good. 8vo.

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

      A fundamental account on the Philippines, Ladrones and the martyrdom of Sanvitores. 1686. Naples. In 4to (206 mm x 155mm). 1 [blank] + 11 ff. + portrait + 663 + 1 [blank]. Contemporary Italian vellum over boards, spine with raised bands and lettered in ink, gently soiled, generally fine. A very good copy, occasionally browned, minor toning to some leaves. First Italian edition, translated from the original Spanish (1683) by Ambrosio Ortiz. This is the official biography of Sanvitores, written in order to produce evidence for canonization. Sanvitores (1627 ? 1672) was a Spanish Jesuit missionary, recognized as founder of the first Catholic Church in Guam (the land being donated by local Chief Kepuha) and for establishing the Spanish presence in the Mariana islands (Ladrones); he arrived in Mexico in 1660 and in 1662 journeyed from Acapulco to the Philippines where he remained for 6 years, when permission was finally obtained for his mission to the Ladrones islands in the North Pacific, renamed Marianas at this time in honor of Maria Anna of Austria. A life of Luis de Medina, one of his companions martyred in the Marianas in 1670 was compiled from documents supplied by Sanvitores. His life ended abruptly, being martyred on Guam in 1672. A fundamental work, containing one of first detailed accounts of the Marianas in the Pacific; much also included respecting the Philippines and Guatemala. Illustrated with a fine engraved plate by Pesche, shows the martyrdom of Father Sanvitores, woodcut device on last folio. Sabin, 26591.

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        De Scriptis Medicis Libri Duo

      Norimbergae : Impensis Johannis Georgii Endteri, 1686. Leather Bound. Very Good. Nuremberg: Johann Georg Endter, 1686. Thick 4to. Two parts in one volume. [24], 1097 pp., [59]; [6], 160pp., [2]. Latin. Fully bound in contemporary calf. Modern reback with gilt lettered bright red spine label. Wear and chipping to extremities. Covers decoratively blind stamped. New endpapers. Warrington Dispensary Library stamp. Minor browning/foxing to pages. Interior pages are clean and unmarked. Beautiful engravings and printed titles. Fourth edition, considerably expanded by Georg Abraham Mercklin. "Van der Linden's book was at the time of its appearance the most complete medical bibliography yet produced"-Garrison-Morton 6744, referenceing the 1637 orginal edition.The Warrington Dispensary in England was a small hospital established in 1810. The Library was in active use until the removal to a new building in 1874. The books were stored there until the collection was bought by Sir William Osler who moved it to an American Hospital. Osler is credited for the preservation of over 1,000 items from the original collection.

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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. 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.Brunet, II, 221; Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 2, 1392-3; de Backer/Sommervogel , II, 1564,12; Ebert , 5118; Graesse, II, 249; Lowendahl, 'China Illustrata Nova', 182; Lust, 'Western Books on China', 724; Streit, 'Bibliotheca Missionum', V, p.802.

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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

      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).

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        Somatolomia Anthropologica, Seu Corporis Humani Fabrica Methodicè Divisa, & Controversarum Quaestionum Discussionibnus Illustrata

      Prague: Joannis Caroli Gerzabek. Disbound, uncut. Several leaves loose. Lower section of engraved title trimmed [without loss]. Lower corner of printed title torn away without loss. Plates spotted with some dampstaining. 1686. [First Edition]. Folio. 120pp :: Engraved title [dated 1685], 28 engraved plates, woodcut headpieces and initials :: 340mm x 200mm (13" x 8") .

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        Riflessioni geografiche circa le terre incognite

      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". 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 pÙles gÈographiques (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.BL Italian , p. 900; Cicogna, 2535; JCB (1973) , p. 172.

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      1686. Good. BROWNE, THOMAS. WORKS. Containing I. Enquiries into Vulgar and Common Errors. II. Religio Medici: With Annotations and Observations upon it. III. Hydriotaphia; or, Urn-Burial: together with the Garden of Cyrus. IV. Certain Miscellaneous Tracts. With Alphabetical Tables. folio, (18), 316 (11), (14), 102 (8), 52, (6), 68, '99-103' (i.e.69-73), (3)pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author by R. White, fine head and tail-pieces and initials, and two engrvings in the text. London: Tho. Bassset, Ric. Chiswell, Tho. Sawbridge, Charels Mearn, and Charles Brome, 1686. A lovely full calf period facsimile binding with label, bands and gilt stamping to spine. First collected edition, frontispiece browned, some unobtrusive stains in the text, a good sound copy with a leather bookplate. This edition includes all of Browne's major works and encompasses the sum of learning of this remarkable polymath. Keynes 201; Osler 4522; Wing B-5150.

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      London. 1686.. [2],26pp. Dbd. Contemporary notations and stains on titlepage. Moderate wear and foxing. Irregularly trimmed, shaving a few letters at foredge of leaf C4. Good. First printed in 1686 in two editions, the present London edition and an edition in Oxford. Blackmer argues that the Oxford edition should have precedence, though both editions are relatively scarce, and this London edition is known in fewer copies. This London edition includes a description of Cerigo, not found in the Oxford edition. Randolph's description of the Morea, also known as the Peloponnesus, is a valuable account of southern mainland Greece, based on his own firsthand observations while a merchant there. He describes several important port cities, their attributes, suitability for commerce, and the quality of life there for the Greek and Turkish residents. "By 1664 he was living in Smyrna and he traded extensively through the Aegean region of the Ottoman empire until after 1680. Between 1683 and 1684 he travelled three times to Massachusetts to assist his elder brother Edward as deputy collector of customs. Back in England he published in 1686 The Present State of the Morea, a brief account of the port cities of the Peloponnese" - DNB. Blackmer praises the work for its accuracy: "Randolph writes from the point of view of a merchant rather than an antiquary, from personal observation of actual conditions, prompted by his economic interests. The Venetian invasion of the Morea had just occurred and possibly this event prompted Randolph to set down what he knew of the area." Blackmer owned a copy of the Oxford edition, but not of this scarcer London printing. Blackmer's copy had a folding map, and he asserts that the London edition should as well. The ESTC description does not mention a map, however, and the three copies of this London edition listed by ESTC in the United States, at Yale, the Huntington, and UCLA, do not contain a map. Only Blackmer's Oxford edition appears at auction in the last thirty- five years. BLACKMER CATALOGUE 1384 (Oxford ed). BLACKMER SALE 274 (Oxford ed). ESTC R13431. WING R235.

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        (George, of Rosehaugh) Observations on the Acts of Parliament, made by King James the First [Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth], Queen Mary, King James the Sixth, King Charles the First [Second]....

      Edinburgh, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His most Sacred Majesty, 1686 . first edition, folio, pp.[viii]+468+[4], with the final 2 leaves of "Several Additions...", fine large woodcut initials, sporadic marginal discolouration, staining and minor loss, but contents generally in excellent state; contemp. Scottish panelled calf, dark red morocco label, very good Wing M.184. From the library of James Ramsay of Ochtertyre, W.S., with his signature to title-page and front pastedown.

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        OPERE CAVALLERESCHE DISTINTE IN QUATTRO LIBRI cioè: Discorsi cavallereschi. Consigli cavallereschi (Libro primo e secondo). Decisioni cavalleresche. Bologna. Longhi, 1686.

      Ril. in pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto al dorso, ciascuna parte ha un proprio frontespizio con piccola xilografia, cm 22x16, pp 12 nn., 151, 12 nn., 115, 14 nn., 195, 10 nn., 78. Bei capilettera. Piccolo restauro in 1 pag., contenuta gora giallina al margine inferiore di alcune carte, margine superiore rifilato, ma buon esemplare. Edizione completa delle opere cavalleresche del Birago. Gelli, Autori del ?600, Haym.

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises. By Richard Wiseman, Serjeant-Chirurgeon.

      London, Printed by R. Norton and J. Macock, for R. Royston, 1686.. Second Edition, folio, half-title, short tear in outer blank margin of the dedication leaf to Charles 11, worming on upper inner blank margins of the last 100pp. but not affecting the text at any point, with a divisional title-page for each treatise, [16], 577, [15] pp., contemporary calf, extremities rubbed, corners rubbed through to the boards, head and foot of spine chipped.The first edition of this work was published in 1676 and was republished unchanged for this second edition. "For each topic Wiseman examines the anatomy, pathology, etiology, diagnosis, prognosis and management, adding selected case histories or observations from his vast experience. These personal observations, some brief and some in extensive detail, concern 600 individual patients .... constitute a rich and unique historical record of surgical reality in seventeenth-century Britain and have yet to be analysed fully. In Europe only the 600 observations of Wilhelm Fabry of Hilden, published earlier in the century, are comparable ..... The eight treatises concern ulcers, tumours, diseases of the anus, king's evil, wounds, gunshot wounds, fractures and luxations, and lues venerea (syphilis and gonorrhoea) respectively....[his] immense expertise in traumatic surgery is particularly evident in his account of gunshot wounds, including severe compound limb fractures." - ODNB. ******"Wiseman is our surgical Sydenham. He by his skill and personality helped to raise the whole status of surgery. He was the first of the great British surgeons." - Power, pp. 198-201.Garrison & Morten, 4757; Norman, 2253; Krivatsy, 13084; Wing, W3108.

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        Memorie istoriografiche de' Regni della Morea, Negroponte e Littoriali fin à Salonichi accresciuta in questa seconda edizione?

      si vende alla Libraria del Colosso sul Ponte di Rialto (1686). Cm. 15,5, pp. (14) 237 (1). Con frontespizio figurato (Venezia trionfante) e 41 tavole f.t. a doppia pagina finemente incise in rame con le vedute di altrettante città. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli manoscritti. Mancano la prima e l'ultima carta (entrambe bianche - cfr. Iccu), peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato, con solo qualche traccia d'uso ed un tarletto marginale (lontano dal testo) limitato a poche carte finali. Ex libris antico manoscritto. Edizione rara e pregiata di questo classico della storiografia secentesca composto a seguito dello scalpore per i successi dei Veneziani, alleanti nella Sacra Lega contro i Turchi.

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        Descritione delli Principati della Moldavia e Valachia

      Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Map taken from Mercury Geographic published in Rome by De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola native as he pointed out in his signature, was the first official map of the court of Modena from 1685, when Duke Francesco II appointed him as a geographer and curator of the ducal library. Roma Rome 540 420

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        Isola di Malta Gozzo Comino e Cominotto

      Decorativa carta geografica dell?arcipelago maltese tratta dal Mercurio Geografico, importante raccolta di mappe edita a Roma nell?ultima quarto del XVII secolo. Incisa da Francesco Donia, questa bellissima mappa, raffigura nel cartiglio in basso la pianta di La Valletta, con una descrittiva leggenda dei principali monumenti. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Bellissimo esemplare. Dimensioni 550x405. A marvellous, decorative map of the arcipelago of Malta, taken from the Mercurio Geografico, an important map collection printed in Rome towards the end of the XVII century. This map has been engraved by Francesco Donna; the cartouche on lower part depicts the city plan of La Valletta with a legend of the main monumets. Copper engraving, in excellent. Roma Rome 550 405

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        Piscatoria et Nautica. -

      Napoli, Typis Regiis, 1686.In-8. Pergamena antica; cerniere int. lente. Antiporta allegorica e 10 graziose tavv. f.t. dis. dal Solimena ed inc. in rame da De Louvemont. (4), 263, (3) pp.; fresco esemplare. Seconda edizione ampliata (prima: Napoli 1685). La Piscatoria è composta da 13 egloghe, tra cui una in lode dell?Imperatore d?Austria per la liberazione di Vienna del 1683, ed una in lode di Solimena che disegnò le illustrazioni. La Nautica è composta da 8 canti che trattano la costruzione di navi, gli strumenti nautici, ed i viaggi di scoperta verso l?America, il Messico, il Brasile, il Canada e Cuba. Westwood & Satchell 106. Ceresoli 281. Sabin 58928. Riccardi I/1, 599: «Bella edizione». Second enlarged edition. The Nautica deals with navigation, nautical instruments, and travels to America, Mexico, Brazil, Canada and Cuba. With a frontispiece and 10 charming engr. plates. 18th century vellum, hinges loose.

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        Histoire des Oracles.

      Chez G. de Luyne, En la boutique de la Veuve C. Blageart, et T. Girard 1686 1 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, Chez G. de Luyne, En la boutique de la Veuve C. Blageart, et T. Girard, Paris, 1686, 12 ff. n. ch. (titre, préface et tables), 321 pp. et 1 f. non chiffré Edition originale. Etat satisfaisant (rel. frottée avec mq. en tête et queue, piqûre de vers en marge intérieure n'affectant pas le texte sur 16 ff., bon état par ailleurs) pour cet importante édition originale de Fontenelle, l'un de ses trois ouvrages majeurs avec l'Entretien sur la Pluralité des Mondes et l'Histoire de l'Académie des Sciences.. Tchemerzine, V, 322 (qui indique par erreur "2 ff." au lieu de "12 ff.") Français

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        Historia genevrina o sia historia della città e republica di Geneva cominciando dalla sua prima fondattione fino al presente. Con tutti i successi, guerre, mutationi di governi e di signorie e interessi tanto esterni, che interni, con tutti i successi, guerre, mutationi di governi e di signorie e interessi tanto esterni che interni con tutti gli euvenimenti più riguardevoli e curiosi. Con un'esetta relatione ...

      Per P. & A. Someren 1686 5 voll. in 16, pp. (22) + 524; (2) + 574; (2) + 528; (2) + 648 con 1 antip. inc. e 1 veduta della città più volte rip. Edizione originale di quest'opera del polemista e poligrafo Leti dedicata alla storia della città di Ginevra, città nella quale l'autore, fuggito dall'Italia per le sue posizioni avverse alla chiesa cattolica e a Sisto V, si convertì al luteranesimo. Nell'opera il leti non manca di avanzare critiche ai ginevrini e ad altri autori che si cimentarono  in altre opere analoghe.Nel IV vol. sono ampiamente descritti fatti che interressano il confinante Ducato di Savoia come il matrimonio tra Vittorio Amedeo e Cristina di Francia, la guerra mossa da questi al Ducato di Mantova ecc. Piantanida, 80. Graesse, IV, 183. ITA

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        Himmelsk brud-kammar eller andeligt samtaal emellan Jesuum Christum och hans kära försambling författat uti Salomons höga wijsor hwilka för the eenfaldiges skuld äre effter wåre bäste lärares anledning christeligen förklarade aff Hq. Sp.

      Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1686. (16) + 265 + (21) s. Samtida helskinnband med guldornerad rygg och fyra upphöjda bind. Gamla anteckningar med bläck på främre pärmens insida samt sidan motstående titelsidan (signerat C. N. Lenæum). Inlagan har gamla marginalanteckningar med bläck. S. 1-6 fläckade

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        Prodromo overo saggio di alcune inventioni nuove premesso all'arte maestra.Brescia: Rizzardi, 1670. First edition.

      An excellent copy the first scientific work on the mechanics of flight. "In this volume is presented the earliest concept of flight derived from demonstrable aerostatic principles." (Dibner 125; Norman 1272.<br/><br/> "In 1686 died the Father of Aeronautics, Fr. Francesco Lana-Terzi, SJ, professor of physics and mathematics at Brescia. Histories of flight refer to his work Prodromo dell'Arte Maestra (1670) as the first publication to establish a theory of aerial navigation verified by mathematical accuracy and clearness of perception... <br/><br/> "Lana's bold project was based on mathematical calculations and principles of physics. His work was translated by the physicist Robert Hooke in 1690 and was discussed by scientists throughout Europe for a century. It is no exaggeration to say that Lana's ideas lay behind the development of the balloon and led to the successful flight of the Montgolfier brothers in 1783... <br/><br/> "At the beginning of Lana's ambitious project, a compilation of all science, is a collection of the recent inventions. Many of these are his own, such as a sewing machine, a reading device for the blind, a language for deaf and dumb, long-distance communication by cannon, a heavier-than-air flying chariot and finally his lighter-than-air aerial ship. For the latter he drew on the recently invented vacuum pump of Boyle, the experiments of Hooke, Torricelli and Otto von Guericke who demonstrated at Magdaburg that atmospheric pressure is so strong that it would take two teams of eight horses to pull apart an evacuated sphere. Lana proposed using the principle of the vacuum which would make his apparatus lighter than air and would float in the atmosphere. Unlike later balloonists who put something into the balloon, Lana would take all air out. Although his device proved impractical, his principles were sound. <br/><br/> "Lana depended on five such principles. First, it had recently been demonstrated with the help of Robert Boyle's pump that air has weight. Secondly, the weight of the air can be calculated just as can the weight of water. Third, nearly all air can be exhausted from any vessel, as in the case of animal respiration. Fourth, from Euclid he knew that the area of a sphere varies with the square of the diameter while the volume (and therefore the mass) depends on its cube. So if a sphere has a large enough area it can have a predetermined mass of air inside. Finally, from Archimedes he knew that lighter bodies float in heavier fluids. <br/><br/> "From this, Lana concludes that one could construct a vessel which would weigh less than the air within and so when the air had been pumped out the whole would float in the atmosphere. In fact if the vessel were made large enough it could support the weight of a ship with passengers. After calculating the weights and volumes involved the vessel he proposed consisted of four large twenty five foot spheres made of thin sheet copper bound together and supporting a basket for the riders with a sail and rudder for steering. After a long discussion of these principles Lana answers the objections to his proposal. <br/><br/> "First the problem of evacuating the air could be accomplished by Boyle's pump. A second objection was that the air ship was liable to float off into outer space so that the riders would not be able to breathe. Lana shows unusual grasp of aerostatics by replying that the ship would stop rising as soon as the density of the atmosphere counter-balanced the weight of the ship. Landing the craft once it is air-borne is guaranteed by installing a valve to let air into the four spheres as ballast which would bring the ship back down to earth. The sail and a large rudder would take care of steering the ship so that it would not be blown away. Later experiments proved that a sail would not be an effective steering device. <br/><br/> "The most serious problem Lana addresses and the one most scientists noticed was the fact that the spheres would be crushed by the atmosphere when the air was pumped out. Lana's answer was that the spherical shape would prevent it from being crushed because of the perfect uniformity of a sphere somewhat as an eggshell resists uniform pressure on its ends. He happened to be wrong in solving this last problem and so his proposed ship never did succeed. His expectation of landing ease was too optimistic also: There is no need for ports since the balloon could land anywhere. Lana's treatment was remarkably thorough for an era when experimental data was quite scarce. <br/><br/> "Lana's influence on speculation for flight was of long duration. For over a century it was studied and discussed by scientists such as Sturm who had great praise for the plan and by Leibniz who verified Lana's calculations. Bernardo Zamaga was inspired to write a poem concerning Lana's Navis Aeria... <br/><br/> Lana never built the airship he described for several reasons. The first was that in his opinion God would never let such a dangerous innovation to succeed. His description of aerial bombing and air-borne invasion by his ship as well troop carrier are very accurate and are among the classic anticipations of modern warfare: <br/><br/> 'God would surely never allow such a machine to be successful, since it would create many disturbances in the civil and political governments of mankind. Where is the man who can fail to see that no city would be proof against his surprise, as the ships at any time could be maneuvered over its public squares and houses? Fortresses and cities could thus be destroyed, with the certainty that the aerial ship could come to no harm, as iron weights, fireballs and bombs could be hurled from a great height.' <br/><br/> "Lana's second reason was more personal: <br/><br/> 'I would willingly have (built such a ship) before publishing these my inventions, had not my vows of poverty prevented my expending 100 ducats, which sum at least would be required to satisfy so laudable a curiosity.' <br/><br/> "The sentiment of the time was enthusiasm for flying for pleasure, honor and profit and the benefit of all mankind. I hold it fare more honor to have been the first flying man, than to be another Neptune, said Bishop Francis Godwin. Lana alone, so much a scientist and man of his own century, saw the possible destruction of civilization. It is ironic that he is at the head of the literature on the history of flight and is called the Father of Aeronautics." (Joseph MacDonnell, SJ).. Folio (305 x 2213 mm), fine contemporary limp vellum, flat spine, all edges gilt, provenance: ownership inscription of the Society of Jesus in Vienna dated 1671 on title, minor original paper flaw on leaf Ooo causing appearance of old minor paper repair, but no repair and no loss of text., pp [8] 1-252 and 20 bistre-toned engraved plates at the end, all printed in pairs facing each other on conjugates leaves. Internally completely fresh and clean; an exceptional copy. Rare in such fine condition

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        Somatolomia Anthropologica, Seu Corporis Humani Fabrica Methodicè Divisa, & Controversarum Quaestionum Discussionibnus Illustrata

      Prague: Joannis Caroli Gerzabek. Disbound, uncut. Several leaves loose. Lower section of engraved title trimmed [without loss]. Lower corner of printed title torn away without loss. Plates spotted with some dampstaining. 1686. [First Edition]. Folio. 120pp :: Engraved title [dated 1685], 28 engraved plates, woodcut headpieces and initials :: 340mm x 200mm (13" x 8") .

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        L'Ungheria compendiata, dal sig. co. Ercole Scala, e nuouamente ristampata con l'accrescimento d'altre citta... Riti. e Costumi di quei popoli. Vienna liberata dall'assedio, et imperfettionato l'intrapreso di Buda, e nel fine i gloriosi progressi fatti dall'Armi Cesaree nel medesimo Regno l'Anno 1685

      Stamperia di Demetrio Degni 1686 in 4°, pp. 12 nn., 116, 25 tavv. f.t.; leg. recente m/pelle vinaccia con angoli, ds. a nervi con tit. in oro su tass. e fregi pure in oro; front. in rosso e nero con vignetta, testatine, capil. e finalini. Opera ill. da 25 belle inc. f.t. a p/pag., di cui 2 ripieg., con le vedute delle seguenti città: Possonia, Naihaisel, Novigrado, Vaccia, Filleck, Esperies, Cassovia, Tokay, Varadino, Gyula, Temesvar, Agria /Erla, Hatwan, Zolnok, Comora, Giauarino, Gran, Vicegrad, Buda/Ofen, Canissa, Alba Reale, Sighet, Famoso Ponte d?Essek, Belgrad, Castrametatio Turcarum Exercitus ante Viennam anno Christi 1683. Rinforzi all?occhietto, al front. e all?ultima c. col ritratto dell?imperatore Leopoldo I; diffuse fior. e bruniture, in misura minore alle tavv., mancanza all?angolo inf. di 1 c. senza perdita di testo. Esemplare un po? vissuto ma opera molto rara. Il Graesse riporta solo l?ediz. del Pittoni di Venezia del 1687. 857/17

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        L?anatomie de l?homme, suivant la circulation du Sang, & les dernieres Découvertes : demontrée au Jardin Royal

      Laurent d?Hury 1686 3° ediz. corretta e aumentata, in 8°, pp. 28 nn., 516, 32 nn., leg. p/pelle coeva, ds. a nervi con tit. e fregi in oro, ritratto dell?A. all?antip., tagli spruzz., richiami marg.; con 19 tavv. inc. f.t., testatine e capil.; quest?opera del celebre chirurgo della regina Maria-Teresa, nominato Démostrateur Royal d?anatomie et de chirurgie au Jardin-des-Plantes, fu tradotta in latino, in inglese e in cinese; traccia di tarlo all?angolo inf. int. che interessa le prime pp. con perdita di qc. lettera della prefaz., sbucc. e piccole mancanze alla leg., ma nel complesso buon esemplare. 715/17

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      Petrum Vander 1686 Legatura originale in piena pergamena con tracce di inchiostro al piatto anteriore e lievi tracce d'uso. I: antiporta figurata incisa da Romain de Hooge, frontespizio con bella vignetta, 6 carte non numerate, 262 pagine numerate, 11 carte non numerate, 6 tavole fuori testo incise su rame e ripiegate. II: frontespizio, 1 carta non numerata, 360 pagine numerate, 16 carte non numerate, 14 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e ripiegate. Raro insieme di due delle principali opere del Borelli: nella prima l'autore propone la teoria della percussione dei corpi duri e risponde alla polemica con Stefano degli Angeli, nella seconda descrive gli aspetti legati alla meccanica del moto umano ed animale. L'opera è arricchita dall'apparato delle figure geometriche e fisiche che con precisione scientifica illustrano le teorie esposte. La prima edizione del "De vi percussionis" stampata a Bologna da Giac. Monti è del 1667, quella del "De motionibus naturalibus" stampata a Reggio Calabria da Domenico Ferri è del 1670. Esemplare in buone condizioni, salvo arrossature ad alcune carte, usuali in quest'edizione.

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        Somatolomia Anthropologica, Seu Corporis Humani Fabrica Methodice Divisa, & Controversarum Quaestionum Discussionibnus Illustrata

      Prague: Joannis Caroli Gerzabek, 1686.. [First Edition]. Folio. Disbound, uncut. Several leaves loose. Lower section of engraved title trimmed [without loss]. Lower corner of printed title torn away without loss. Plates spotted with some dampstaining. 120pp :: Engraved title [dated 1685], 28 engraved plates, woodcut headpieces and initials :: 340mm x 200mm (13" x 8")

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises. The second edition.

      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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        Opera quae reperiuntur omnia

      Athanasii ( Athanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria ): Coloniae (Cologne): Sumptibus Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni, 1686. Complete in two volumes. Folio (250mmx375mm, 9.5in.x14.75in.). pp, [xxxii], 1087, [i]; [viii], 704, 138, [cxl]. Editio nova, juxta Parisinam Anni MDCXXVI adornata, [...].Full early blind-panelled mottled calf. Raised bands forming seven spine compartments. Gilt titles on red Moroccan leather labels plus ornate floriated panelled decor to compartments. Red speckled edges. Red and black title pages. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Latin and Greek facing columns. Headpieces, tailpieces, decorative initials.Rubbing, staining, and scrapping to leather boards. Joints, endcaps, and corners professionaly repaired. Text block and hinges are strong. Rebound without 2 blank leaves in vol. 2 (0oo4 and 2M4). Ink inscription to front past downs. Browning throughout. Some spotting. First few leaves of each volume soiled. Marginal worming to c.10 leaves of vol. 1 not affectcting text. Some minor marginal chips from a few pages of vol. 1. Overall condition of both volumes to be very good plus.Graesse I 243. Brunet I 534. Ebert (Browne) I 111. VD17 3:009104G.  

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        Himmelsk brudkammar/ eller andeligt samtaal emellan Jesum Christum och hans kära försambling/ författat uti Salomons höga wijsor/ hwilka för the eenfaldiges skuld äre effter wåre bäste lärares anledning christeligen förklarade aff Hq.

      Sp. Sthlm, H. Keyser, 1686. 8:o. (16),265,(21,2 blanka) s. + (KING, BENJAMIN) Die Hochzeit/ desz Lambs. Oder/ ein Tractätlein/ betreffend die geistliche Vermächlung Christi mit der gläubigen Seel; darinn die Natur/ Würckungen/ Freyheiten und Zufähl diser Vermächlung/ zusampt den trostlichen Früchten so von solcher zusamen-Verbindung her einer gläubigen Seel zukommen/ völliglich verhandlet/ und zugleich auch die Fürtrefflichkeit Christi-/ und viel andere geistliche/ von dieser Lehr herfliessende Warheiten/ im vorbey gehen/ entdecket und gezeiget werden. Anfänglich Englisch hervor gegeben: nun aber wegen seiner Fürtrefflichkeit/ zu Gottes Ehre und Trost der Gläubigen/ ins Teutsch übertragen. Bern, bey G. Sonnleitner, 1669. 8:o. (9,1 blank),108,(10) s. Samtida välbevarat pergamentbd med obetydliga småfläckar och lite solk på pärmarna. Båda arbetena med spridda småfläckar. Första arbetet med liten pappersförtunning på s. 229 med bokstavsförlust som följd. Andra arbetet med några fuktränder överst i inledningen. Med E. G. Bromans och Carl Mag. Agrells namnteckningar, den senare daterad 1783.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-tal 869 för första arbetet som avslutas med en versifierad "lofsång om Jesu Christi nåd och kärleek" på fyra sidor. VD17 23:665684B för det andra arbetet som är översatt av Albrecht Aihler eller Ächler

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        Architectura Mechanica. Moole Boek of eenige opstalle van Moolens neffens haare Gronden &c: getekend door Pieter Linpergh moolemaker van Stocholm nieulyks in plaat-druk uytgegeeven door Iustus Danckerts.

      Amsterdam., Cornelis Danckerts., 1686. 45 x 30 cms, engraved titelleaf, + one leaf: Aan den Lezer, + 6 pages; Beschryving Van de Gronden en Opstallen der volgende Moolens ( description of the plates ) small repairs , + 31 leaves with 32 engraved plates, numbered 1-32. Modern boards. Plates in good condition. plate 1-16; mills in Holland. Plate 18,19,20 : Gort-moolen, staande tot Koppenhagen. Plates 21-28; Wippe-moolen and Kooren-moolen and dubbele kooren-moolen, staande tot Stokholm. Plate 29-32; drawings of roofs of mills

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        Eris Scandica, qua adversus libros de jure naturali et gentium objecta diluuntur.

      Frankfurt, Friedrici Knochii, 1686. 4:o. (12),+ 420,+ (4) s. Genomgående lagerfläckig och med svag fuktrand i början. Välbevarat samtida pergamentband. Collijn sp. 747. Första och enda separat tryckta upplagan av Pufendorfs samlade tidigare tryckta inlägg i den berömda akademiska striden i Lund mellan Pufendorf och hans kollega Nicolaus Beckman, rörande "De jure naturae et gentium". Nya upplagor av samlingen trycktes 1706 och 1716 som tillägg med egen paginering till "De jure ...". Pufendorfs mest berömda bok "De jure naturae et gentium" angreps för sina naturrättsliga idéer både från tyska forskare och från kollegan i Lund, Nicolaus Beckman, vilken även angrepp betänkliga inslag i Pufendorfs undervisning och avhandlingar i Lund. Pufendorf hade dock myndigheternas stöd och Beckman fick gå i landsflykt för sina påhopp

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        Kyrkio-lag och ordning, som then stormächtigste konung och herre, herr Carl then elofte, Sweriges, Göthes och Wändes konung, &c.

      åhr 1686. hafwer låtit författa, och årh 1687. af trycket utgå och publicera. Jemte ther til hörige stadgar. Stockholm, Johan Georg Eberdt, (1687). 4:o. (8),+ 229,+ (45) s. Enstaka småfläckar. Sid. 74 med marginalkommentarer med bläck. Sammanbunden med: Confessio fidei, det är, then christeliga troos bekännelse, som Gudz försambling i Sweriges rijke, alt sedan evangelii sanning först uthi konung Gustaf then förstes regementz tijdh i liuset upkom, allmenneligen trodt och bekänt hafwer, och bleff änteligen anno 1593 uthi Upsala concilio af alle Rijkzens ständer, medh underskriffning och insigel stadfäst och confirmerat. Nu på nyt igen, tillijka medh hans kongl. may:ts sahl. konung Carl Gustafs (glorwyrdigstes i åminnelse) här bifogade af anno 1655 publicerade stadga om wår christelige religions rätte öffning och conservation, [...]. Stockholm, Henrich Keysers enkia, 1663. 4:o. A4-Y4. Genomgående med fuktrand och med enstaka stänk. Nött samtida skinnband, blindpräglad rygg med lätt upphöjda bind, litet hål nedtill på främre fals. Bläckanteckningar på eftersättsbladet. Med Constantine Emanuel Rödholms namnteckning. Collijn sp. 479-80 resp. 186. Första upplagan av Karl XI:s viktiga kyrkolag. Den tryckes igen 1697 och 1718. Tillsammans med fjärde upplagan av Confessio fidei, som innehåller besluten från kyrkomötet 1593 samt den Augsburgiska bekännelsen. Den trycktes på svenska första gången 1593-94

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        Relation de l&#146;ambassade de Mr le chevalier de Chaumont à la Cour du Roy de Siam, avec ce qui s&#146;est passé de plus remarquable durant son voyage

      Paris., 1686.. b/w engraved plates, some folding. Chaumont traveled to Siam in 1685 as Louis XIV&#146;s ambassador. The ostensible purpose of the embassy was to convert the King of Siam to Catholicism, but Chaumont and his Jesuit staff collected much valuable information about the commerce, science, history and religion of the land. Apparently there were two editions of Chaumont&#146;s work. This first edition has six plates, two of which fold. A second edition has different pagination and eight plates. Worldcat cites only the second edition. BMC Cat. Vol V cites this edition and a second 1686 edition published in Amsterdam. Cox cites the English translation and is unaware of this 1686 French edition. Bound in contemporary full calf with raised bands and gilt spine decoration. Cracking and wear to covers, but still solidly bound, with text and plates clean.

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        Fatherly Instructions: Gildas Minimus: Hebraismorum Cambro-Britannicorum Specimen

      London, 1686 Being Select Pieces of the Writings of the Primitive Christian Teachers.. with an appendix entitled Gildas Minimus.Rebound to style in brown full leather with blind tooling. Spine with title and tooling in gilt to red leather label, blind tooling. Internally, new endpapers, fep has been repaired, title within single ruled borders, ink name erased, some offsetting and creases, [6], 202 pp, [8], 31, [1], 8 pp, pencil notes to ep. Includes an 8 page pull out, text to both sides, Hebraismorum Cambro-Britannicorum Specimen, dated London December 24, 1675, Carolus Edwards, Latin, Hebrew and Welsh phrases, caption title. "Gildas minimus" has a caption title and separate pagination and register. A 2 page Welsh poem. (ESTC R224224 & ESTC R5230) Edwards, Welsh-language writer and preacher, Edwards published a Latin pamphlet called Hebraismorum Cambro-Britannicorum specimen (1676), which purports to demonstrate the close connection between the Hebrew and Welsh languages, a theme first developed by Welsh authors in the sixteenth century and obviously attractive to a portrayer of Wales as Israel praesens. His other work of note is Fatherly instructions: being select pieces of the writings of the primitive Christian teachers, translated into English, with an appendix, entituled Gildas Minimus (1686). The appendix contains original sermons written by Edwards &lsquo;to disswade from Apostacy, and those other Abominations that are like to be very pernicious to these Nations, if not timely repented of&rsquo; (Edwards, Testimony, 10).

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        Architectura Mechanica. Moole Boek of eenige opstalle van Moolens neffens haare Gronden &c: getekend door Pieter Linpergh moolemaker van Stocholm nieulyks in plaat-druk uytgegeeven door Iustus Danckerts

      Amsterdam., Cornelis Danckerts., 1686. 45 x 30 cms, engraved titelleaf, + one leaf: Aan den Lezer, + 6 pages; Beschryving Van de Gronden en Opstallen der volgende Moolens ( description of the plates ) small repairs , + 31 leaves with 32 engraved plates, numbered 1-32. Modern boards. Plates in good condition. plate 1-16; mills in Holland. Plate 18,19,20 : Gort-moolen, staande tot Koppenhagen. Plates 21-28; Wippe-moolen and Kooren-moolen and dubbele kooren-moolen, staande tot Stokholm. Plate 29-32; drawings of roofs of mills. KEYWORDS: Sweden.

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        Infirmitatis Humanae Praesidium, Sive Libellus Infirmorum Germanico Superadditus. In quo brevitet & practice traditut Quomodo administranda sint Sacramentua Infirmis. Deinde, quomodo pie assistendum fit Moribundis. Tertio, quomodo devote orandum super Agonizantibus. Pro coronide addita sunt selectiores Benedictiones & Exorcismi Super infirmies & maleficiatis dicendi

      Francofurti ad Moenum [Frankfurt a.M.]: Sumptibus Joan. Melchiois Bencard, 1686. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 2 ffep + 96 numbered pages (Libri Infirmorum) + 216 numbered pages (exorcisms and benedictions). With the often missing engraved frontispiece on reverse of half title depicting spiritual warfare at bedside of suffering patient. Title with Library stamp of Capuchin library in Carlstadt. Ffeps with old Capuchin ownership inscription and handwritten notes and prayers. All edges rouged and borders cropped a little close without loss of text. Some pages lightly soiled. Bound in later full brown calf with gilt "Libellus Infirmorum" and six gilt bands to spine. Both boards with gilt borders. Gilding lightly worn. An amazing copy of Italian (Capuchin) rites for exorcism and the combatting of evil spirits. Scarce.

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        [Reliures en plein maroquin] La vie de Madame de Bellefont, supérieure et fondatrice du monastère des religieuses bénédictines de Notre Dame des Anges établi à Rouen

      A Paris: Chez Sebastien Marbre Cramoisy, 1686. relié. In 8 (11,5x18,5cm). Edition originale, assez rare. Plein Maroquin brun fin XIXe signé Belz-Niedre. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Date en queue. Riche dentelle intérieure. Tranches dorées. La signature indique qu&#39;un feuillet blanc avant la page de titre manque. Dos légèrement insolé. Bel exemplaire. Marie-Eléonore Gigault de Bellefond fut appelée très tôt, à 24 ans, au gouvernement du monastère de Notre-Dame-des-Anges, à Rouen, puis elle devint abesse de Montmartre et ce jusqu&#39;à sa mort, en 1717. - Chez Sebastien Marbre Cramoisy, A Paris _1686, In 8 (11,5x18,5cm), (18) 347pp. (30), relié. - Reliures en plein maroquin relié

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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. (Register), 686 S., 1 w. Bl.; 950 S., 9 Bll., 2 w. Bll. 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. Folio. Ldr. d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen und (verblasstem) Goldschnitt (stark bestoßen, Rücken fragmentarisch, 3 Schließen fehlen, 1 Schließe fragmentarisch vorhanden, einige Wurmlöcher).

      Strohm E 910; Jahn 65 ff.- Siebte Auflage der 'Weimarer Kurfürstenbibel', gegenüber den früheren Ausgaben neu gestaltet. '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.

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        Relation de l&#146;ambassade de Mr le chevalier de Chaumont à la Cour du Roy de Siam, avec ce qui s&#146;est passé de plus remarquable durant son voyage

      Paris., 1686.. b/w engraved plates, some folding. Chaumont traveled to Siam in 1685 as Louis XIV&#146;s ambassador. The ostensible purpose of the embassy was to convert the King of Siam to Catholicism, but Chaumont and his Jesuit staff collected much valuable information about the commerce, science, history and religion of the land. Apparently there were two editions of Chaumont&#146;s work. This first edition has six plates, two of which fold. A second edition has different pagination and eight plates. Worldcat cites only the second edition. BMC Cat. Vol V cites this edition and a second 1686 edition published in Amsterdam. Cox cites the English translation and is unaware of this 1686 French edition. Bound in contemporary full calf with raised bands and gilt spine decoration. Cracking and wear to covers, but still solidly bound, with text and plates clean.

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        De historia piscium libri quatuor, jussu and sumptibus societatis regiae londinensis editi ... totum opus recognovit, coaptavit, supplevit, librum etiam primum and secundum integros adjecit j. raius e societate regia.

      Oxonii, e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1686. Folio (367 x 245mm). With 1 engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved title-vignette and 187 engraved plates. Contemporary blind pressed vellum, small split on upper cover hinge. A fine copy of the rare first edition of the first large work on fishes in England, marking a new era in ichthyology. Although Ray states with his characteristic modesty to be only the editor of the manuscript of his deceased friend Willughby (1635-1672), his share in compiling the material for the work should not be neglected. The text was printed at the expense of bishop John Fell (founder of the University Press), the plates engraved by Paul van Somers under the supervision of Martin Lister at the expense of several members of the Royal Society of London, among them particularly the Society's president Samuel Pepys to whom the work is dedicated. Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Falkenhof. Dean III, 331; Keynes 46; Nissen, 'Schoene Fischbücher', 130.

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        Pia Desideria: or, Divine Addresses, in Three Books... Written in Latine by... Englished by Edm. Arwaker.

      London: Henry Bonwicke 1686.. Second edition in English, (xiv), 267, (1, 2 advertisement) pp. Frontispiece and 46 engraved plates, marginal browning throughout, one with a small closed tear, some chipping and old manuscript to first and last few leaves, fly leaf with some loss. Contemporary calf with blind stamped decoration to corners, slightly worn, recently rebacked. The most influential emblem book of the 17th century, republished and adapted many times all over Europe. Wing H3350. A translation first published 1677.

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        De Historia Piscium Libri Quatour, Jussu & Sumptibus Sociatatis Regiae Londinensis editi. ... Totum Opus. Recognovit, Coaptavit, Supplevit, Librum etiam primum & secundum integros adjecit Johannes Raius e Societate Regia.

      Oxford, Sheldonian, 1686. Folio. Recent full calf with 6 raised bands, ruled and blind-stamped in antique style, morocco label. (8),343,30,(1),(11) pp. Engraved allegorical frontispiece dated 1685, 188 copper engraved plates. Slight browning and small stain at the top. Three plates with a minor tear.. First edition of the first large English work on ichtyology. The work was a collaboration between Willughby and John Ray, and includes essays on the definition of fish, on their anatomy, and on theory physiology. The work devides fish according into the Aristotelean categories of Cetacei, Cartilaginei, and Spinosi, and includes a description of the reproductive organs and a rejection of the theory of reproduction through spontaneous generation. (Norman Sale 872). The plates were engraved by Poul van Sommers. Wood p.629. Nissen 4417. Wing W-2879

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        Commentariorum de rebus suecicis libri XXVI.

      Ab expeditione Gustavi Adolfi regis in Germaniam ab abdicationem usque Christinæ. Utrecht, Johannem Ribbium, 1686. Folio. Grav. extra titel,+ grav. porträtt,+ (14),+546, 529-1044,+ (24) s. Titelbladet med bortskrapad namnteckning. Enstaka lager- och småfläckar. Sid. 1024 med samtida marginalanteckning i bläck. Något nött samtida pergamentband, blindpräglade ramlinjer på pärmarna och fält på ryggen, äldre biblioteksetikett på ryggen. Fritz Stenströms exlibris och namnteckning, samt äldre namnteckning daterad 1781. Warmholtz 4384. Första upplagan av Pufendorfs historik över den svenska stormaktens grundläggande, från Gustav II Adolfs deltagande i trettioåriga kriget, och fram till Kristinas abdikation. Det var det första arbetet i svensk historia som han publicerade, efter att 1677 blivit utsedd till svensk rikshistoriograf. En tysk översättning utkom 1688 och en ny, något omarbetad, latinsk upplaga utkom 1705. "... et werk, som så mycket hedrar sin författare,... ", tyckte Warmholtz

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        Historia Plantarum: 1st Ed. 3 Vols.;

      London, Sam, Smith & Benj. Walford, 1686-1704.. Vol. I: Historia Plantarum Species hactenus editas aliasque insuper multas noviter inventas & descriptas complectens. In qua agitur primo De Plantis in genere, Earumque Partibus, Accidentibus & Differentiis; Deinde Genera omnia tum summa tum subalterna ad Species usque infinas, Notis suis certis & Characteristicis Definita Methodo Naturae vestigiis insistente disponuntur; Species singulae accurate describuntur, obscura illustrantur, omiffa supplentur, superflua relecantur, Synonyma necessaria adjiciuntur; Vires denique & USUS recepti compendio traduntur. HARDBACKS, half-deerskin with marbled boards, raised bands and gilt lettering on spines, pages: Vol. I [xxii], 983; Vol. II, [vi], 985-1940, index [xxxv]; Vol. III, ix, 255, index [vii], sm. folio, 220mm x 350mm, (8.75" x 13.75"), second state of first title, with the imprimatur leaf, signed Samuel Pepys, pencil note on front end-paper of Vol I "Bound in half deer skin by Gray & Son, Cambridge, 1948". Considered Ray's most famous work, his magnum opus was not just to be an alphabetical catalogue of British and European plants, but also to contain, as far as possible, descriptions of all known plants of the world, arranged in an updated and expanded version of his method. [Baldwin, 1986]. A very fine set. Keynes Nos. 48, 49 & 51. 10.2Kg

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        Berühmte- Lehr- und Sinnreiche Schrifften/ Darinnen anmuthige Seelen-Erquickungen und sonderbahre Gemüths-Erlustigungen/ durch Betrachtung der Eitelkeiten und Wollüsten der Welt/... Wunder göttlicher Liebe/ Wollust des Todes/ Stundenbuch der Hoffleuthe/ Frauenzimmers Morgenwecker/ Gedancken von der Ewigkeit/ Grab der Atheisten/ süsse Todes-Gedancken/... sambt dem Ruhebette derEhren des Herrn de la Nove gefunden werden/ Anietzo auffs Neue nach der Frantzöischen (sic) Sprache übersehen/ und... nach itziger Teutschen Redens-Art besser eingerichtet ...

      8vo. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz, 1 gest. Zwischentitel, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz u. 49 (statt 48) Kupfertafeln von Hipschmann. 5 Bl., 1661 (falsch 1663) S. Pgt. d. Zeit. Vgl. Dünnhaupt II, 1348, 79-79a u. Brunet III, 8512. - Nachdruck der Erstausgabe von 1626. Der Zwischentitel nennt die Ausgabe bei H. Grosse 1675. Die Kupfer mit allegorischen und biblischen Darstellungen. - Exlibris u. hs. Eintrag: Cornelius Hottelmann 1727. Leicht speckig, durchgehend leicht gebräunt, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Recueil de Curiositez rares et nouvelles de plus admirables effets de la Nature & de l'Art. Avec de beaux Secrets gallans. Et la methode pour disposition & preparation de ce qui est util & necessaire pour la vie des Hommes. Recherchées par le Sieur d'Hemerey.

      Paris, Pierre Trabouillet, 1686. 12mo. Cont. full vellum. Calligraphed title on back Raised bands. Vellum at first hinge with a tear, but covers not loose. (20),(4),563 pp. Titlepage a little browned, otherwise fine.. A scarce work ( a pirated edition ?) on all household subjects, chemistry, pharmacology etc., with receipts for preparation of remedies in medicine, beauty, cookery, drugs, poisons, food & drink etc. etc. Lemery, born 1645 settled in Paris as an apothecary, but also gave lectures in the laboratory of a friend, Martin, apothecary of the Prince of Condé. Ferguson mentions an English translation from 1711 from the seventh French edition (Ferguson II:p. 21) - Vicaire pp. 327-28 has 5 editions in different languages from 1685 to 1740, but not this. - Duveen p. 192 has only an edition from 1697

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