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         Relation de la nouvelle mission des peres de la Compagnie de Jesus au Royaume de la Cochinchine. Rennes, Jean Hardy, 1631. Small 8vo (15.5 x 10.5 cm). With the woodcut Jesuit IHS device on title-page. Early vellum. .

      De Backer & Sommervogel II, col. 1687; Cordier, Indosinica III, cols. 1917-1918; Howgego B136; KVK & WorldCat (7 copies). Rare first French edition, published in the same year as the original Italian, of a geographical, historical and cultural description of Cochinchina (which in this book means Annam, now central and southern Vietnam) but also discussing Tonkin (northern Vietnam) and Cambodia, "one of the best sources of information for the region" (Howgego). The first half discusses topography, climate, natural history, agriculture, trade and commerce, language, government and society. The second half discusses the region's "spiritual state" and centres on the history of the Jesuit mission in these regions. Borri discusses the Vietnamese language extensively, noting its tonal nature. He shows respect for Confucian learning and, like Matteo Ricci, secularizes it and seems to have considered it compatible with Christianity, against the mainstream Jesuit view. Chapter VIII of part 1 gives an account of the trade and seaports, making it an important source for the history of the region's commercial relations with China and Japan.With an early owner's inscription on the title-page and occasional manuscript notes. Lacking the last leaf, containing the privilege, and with an excision on the title-page restored (probably to remove a library stamp) and two quires slightly browned, but otherwise in good condition. Rare first French edition of an essential source for any study of Southeast Asia..

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        ÖHNINGEN. "Collegium Oeningense C.R.S. Aug. in Diecis Constantiensi ad Rhenum". Weitläufige Klosteranlage, im Himmel Porträtmedaillon des Abts Franz Johann Vogt von Alten Summerow sowie Wappenkartusche.

      - Kupferstich von J. Franck, dat. 1687, 24 x 34 cm. Schefold 31536. - Aus M.K. Kuen, Collectio Scriptorum, 1765. - Mit geringen Faltspuren. Sehr seltene und dekorative Ansicht.

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        Prospect der Könige Residence Siam nebst dem prächtigen Einzuge der französischen Gesandtschaft so anno 1685 im October." originaler Kupferstich/copper engraving ca.26x42cm (Darstellung/Image size) auf Büttenpapier/hand made paper (38x50cm)

      - von Johann Adam Delsenbach (1687 in Nürnberg - 1765 ebenda) nach einer Zeichnung Fischer von Erlachs; in der Platte in deutscher und französischer Sprache betitelt und bezeichnet; Tafel X aus dem dritten Band von Fischer von Erlachs monumentalen Opus "Entwurff Einer Historischen Architectur" Wien 1721 [Das dekorative Blatt am rechten Rand mit Braun- und Feuchtigkeitsflecken, die bis zu 8cm in die Darstellung reichen. Am linken unteren Rand außerhalb der Darstellung mit einem winzigen "Wurmloch", ebenso am äußeren rechten Büttenrand. Vereinzelt mit geglätteten Quetschfalten. Copper engraving on the right side brownspotted and dampstained. On the lower left edge with a tiny "wormhole". With some smoothed wrinkles.] "Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656-1723) begründete mit seinen Bauten in Wien und Salzburg die führende Stellung des deutschen Spätbarocks in Europa. Zu seinen bedeutendsten Leistungen in Wien zählen die Karlskirche, die Bibliothek der Hofburg, das Winterpalais des Prinzen Eugen und das Palais Trautson. In Salzburg ist er vor allem mit Kirchenbauten wie der Dreifaltigkeits- und der Kollegienkirche hervorgetreten. Neben seiner europäischen Bedeutung als Architekt steht der gleichwertige Theoretiker Fischer von Erlach. Mit seinem 1721 veröffentlichten Stichwerk "Entwurff einer Historischen Architectur" führt er die Tradition der klassischen Architekturtraktate zwar fort, entwirft aber zugleich seine Vision einer Weltarchitektur, die in seinen eigenen Werken gipfelt. Seine eigenen Bauten stellt er nicht nur gleichberechtigt neben die berühmten Werke der Antike, in ihnen zieht er die Summe aller bisherigen Baukunst und übertrifft dadurch sogar die Antike." (www.barockmuseum.at). In den ersten 3 Teilen werden historische und legendäre Bauwerke und Städte gezeigt bzw. rekonstruiert, darunter die Sieben Weltwunder (die Hängenden Gärten in Babylon, die ägyptischen Pyramiden, das Wunderbild des Olympischen Zeus v. Phidias, das Mausoleum zu Halikarnassos, der Tempel der Artemis zu Ephesos, der Koloss v. Rhodos, der Leuchtthurm auf der Insel Pharos), die Villa des Nero, der Diokletianspalast in Split, Palmyra, Stonehenge, die Isola Borromea im Lago Maggiore, ungarische und türkische Moscheen, Mekka und Medina, Siam, Peking und Nanking. Im wichtigsten 4. Teil sind die eigenen Bauten Fischers v. Erlach abgebildet, z. B. Schönbrunn, die Karlskirche, die Paläste des Prinzen Eugen, des Fürsten Trautson u. des Grafen Gallas in Wien, die Liebfrauenkirche und die Neue Favorite in Salzburg usw. Diese Kupfer sind deshalb von hohem dokumentarischem Wert, weil die tatsächlichen Ausführungen nicht wesentlich von den hier gezeigten Entwürfen abweichen. Teil 5 enthält Abbildungen antiker und moderner Vasen, zum Teil aus Schloß Mirabell in Salzburg. Die ausführenden Stecher waren J. U. Kraus, J. A. Delsenbach, C. Engelbrecht u. J. A. Pfeffel.

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        Le Grand Royavme De Hongrie . Par P. Du-Val Geographe de Roy.1687. - A Paris. Chez Melle. Du Val, Autheur, sur le Quay de L' Orloge du Palais a la Couronne d' Or Auec Priuilege du pour vingt ans.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Pierre Duval in Paris, dat. 1687, 39 x 53,6 Szántai, Atlas Hungaricus 1528-1850, Vol. I, S. 165, Duval 3 e. - Zeigt Ungarn mit den angrenzenden Ländern. - Oben mittig Kopfleiste mit Kartentitel u. Autorenangabe, eingerahmt durch ein Kreuz u. einen Halbmond; rechts daneben Kartusche mit Verlegerangaben; links daneben Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, darinnen über 3000 Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung, samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen, beschrieben: Desgleichen auch, wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten, beyde Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden . 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Basel, Joh. L. König und Joh. Brandmyller 1687 - . Folio. 6 Bl., 663 S.; S. 665-1529, 48 Bl. Mit figürlicher Titelbordüre und ca. 2500 Textholzschnitten. Leder der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit blindgepr. Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. 2 verschiedene Schliessen. Nissen 1931. Lonchamp 2850. Zweite Basler Ausgabe, die sechste insgesamt. Eines der umfangreichsten Kräuterbücher seiner Zeit. Durchgehend mit kleinen Wurmlöchern, mit vereizelten Buchstabenverlusten. Sauberes, nur vereinzelt leicht gebräuntes Exemplar. Deckel etwas beschabt. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HERALDRY - VALVASOR: Opus Insignium Armorumque – Das Große Wappenbuch 1687-1688.

      - "Faksimile des bedeutenden Wappenbuches von Johann Weichard Valvasor mit 2041 handgezeichneten und kolorierten Wappen mit Schwerpunkt auf den Wappen des Herzogtums Krain. Technik/ Zustand: Faksimile nach dem Original-Manuskript in der National- und Universitätsbibliothek Zagreb (Cod. Mr 160), hg. von der Slowenischen Akademie für Wissenschaft und Kunst, 2 Bde. (Faksimile [388 Blatt] und Kommentarband [282 Seiten, Text auf Englisch, Deutsch und Slowenisch]), Ljubljana 1993; Einband aus braunem Leder und Leinen, blindgeprägter Rücken mit Ornamenten und Buchtitel, 2 Messingschließen, Goldschnitt. Eines von insgesamt 999 Exemplaren, mit beiliegendem signiertem und nummeriertem Zertifikat; in sehr gutem Zustand. Das Wappenbuch Opus Insignium Armorumque von Johann Weichard Valvasor (1641-1693) ist eine bedeutende Zusammenstellung von 2041, vornehmlich slowenischen und österreichischen Wappen, die aufwendig gezeichnet und von dem Wappenmaler Bartholomaeus Ramschisslu in vier Farben koloriert worden sind. Der Autor und Zeichner des Wappenbuches, Johann Weichard Valvasor (slowenisch: Janez Vajkard Valvasor,), Freiherr zu Galleneck und Neudorff, Herr zu Wagensperg und Liechtenberg, war ein Adeliger im habsburgischen Herzogtum Krain und ein bedeutender Polyhistor, Topograph und Historiker. Seine universelle Bildung erwarb sich Valvasor an verschiedenen Universitäten, als Offizier während der Türkenkriege sowie durch seine Reisen durch viele europäische Länder und nach Afrika. Im Jahr 1687 wurde er zum Mitglied der Royal Society in London ernannt, einer 1660 gegründeten Gelehrtengesellschaft zur Wissenschaftspflege. Die diversen Publikationen Valvasors beschäftigen sich vorrangig mit der Landschaft, Kultur und Architektur seiner Krainer Heimat sowie der Nachbarherzogtümer Kärnten und Steiermark (z.B. Topographia Ducatus Carniolae modernae (1679), Topographia Archiducatus Carinthiae antiquae & modernae completa (1688), Die Ehre dess Hertzogthums Crain (1689)). Zur Illustration seiner Abhandlungen fertigte Valvasor eine große Anzahl von Zeichnungen und Skizzen von den in diesen Ländern liegenden Städten, Märkten, Klöstern, Burgen und Schlössern an, die von dem Kupferstecher Andreas Trost gestochen wurden. Für diesen hatte Valvasor eigens eine Kupferstichwerkstatt in seinem Schloss Wagensberg (slowenisch: Bogenšperk) in der Nähe von Littai eingerichtet. Werken, wie Die Ehre dess Hertzogthums Crain (1689) und das vorliegende Wappenbuch mit einem deutlichen Schwerpunkt auf slowenischen und österreichischen Wappen hatten vorrangig das Ziel, den Bekanntheitsgrad des kaum bekannten Herzogtums Krain zu mehren. Aufgrund der enormen Kosten für die Herstellung des Wappenbuches, war Valvasor gezwungen einen Teil seines Besitzes zu veräußern. Hierzu gehörte unter anderem ein Teil seiner umfangreichen Bibliothek, die durch den Erzbischof von Zagreb erworben wurde und sich heute im Archiv von Zagreb befindet. Das originale Manuskript des Wappenbuches befindet sich im Besitz der National- und Universitätsbibliothek Zagreb (Cod. Mr 160). Das vorliegende Faksimile wurde 1993 von der Slowenischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste in nur 999 Kopien einmalig neu aufgelegt. Die Publikation besteht aus zwei Bänden: Der erste Band enthält eine umfassende Beschreibung des Wappenbuches mit Informationen zu Autor, Inhalt und Quellen des Buches sowie dessen heraldischer Bedeutung. Der zweite Band ist die eigentliche Faksimile-Ausgabe des Wappenbuches (388 Blatt), der im Erscheinungsbild ähnlich aufwendig gestaltet ist, wie der Manuskriptband (Einband aus mit dunkelbraunem Kalbsleder bezogenen Buchenholzplatten, Blätter von Hand eingenäht und sind einseitig bemalt, verschlossen mit zwei Schließen (heute verloren), Vorder- und Rückseite mit ornamentaler Blindprägung, Goldschnitt). Das Wappenbuch wird eingeleitet mit einem Lorbeerkranz-gerahmten handschriftlichen Titel. Hieran anschließend folgt ein zweites Titelblatt mit allegorischer Darstellung über einem marmor

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        Labyrinthi medici extricati, sive methodus vitandorum errorum qui in praxi occurrunt, monstrantibus Gulielmo Ballonio & Lud. Septalio. Opera Theophili Boneti (&) Henrici Aureliani. Additus est ejusdem Septalii tractaus de naevis.

      Samuel de Tournes,, Genève, 1687 - Genève, Samuel de Tournes, 1687. 4°. 7 n.n. Bl., 733 (recte 735) S., 22 n.n. Bl., 20 S., 2 n.n. Bl. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Hirsch I, 261 und V, 373. - Von Théophile Bonet aus den Schriften von Baillou oder Bailly (1538-1616) und Settala (1552-1633) zusammengestellt. Mit einem Vorwort von Bonet und den Biographien. Baillou war der Erste, der den Zusammenhang zwischen bestimmten Krankheiten, Klimazonen und Jahreszeiten beschrieb. Seine Schriften erschienen zum grössten Teil erst nach seinem Tode. - Mit gestochenem Exlibris "Petrus Giller" auf dem inneren Hinterdeckel. - Leicht stockfleckig. Einband leicht beschabt. Rückentitel verwischt. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Gran').

      - Kupferstich b. Jakob Koppmayer in Augsburg, 1687, 16,5 x 51,5 Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, 794, 4. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        VIER ELEMENTE. Vier allegorische Darstellungen auf vier Blättern nach den "Tapiseries du Roy" von LeBrun.

      - 4 Kupferstiche, i.d. Platte sign. "Johanna Sübylla Krausen, eine gebohrne Küslen fecit", bei J.U. Kraus, Augsburg, 1687, je 25 x 33 cm. Aus: J.U. Kraus (Verleger), "Königliche Französische Tapezereyen Oder . Sinn-Bilder in welchen Die vier Element . vorgestellet werden". - Vorhanden: 1. Feuer. Vulkan am Amboß einen Blitz schmiedend, dazu zahlreiche Waffen aller Art, auf Wolken Zeus mit dem Adler, Amor und Venus. 2. Wasser. Neptun mit Dreizack neben Amphitrite, auf ihrem von Seepferden gezogenen Meereswagen ans Ufer fahrend, vorne allerlei Meeresgetier, links ein Kriegsschiff. 3. Luft. Juno auf Wolken thronend über zahlreichen Vögeln (Pfau, Adler, Papageien usw.), neben ihr ein Wind (Zephir?) mit Schmetterlingsflügeln. 4. Erde. Ceres mit Ährenbündel sitzend auf einem Wagen, dazu Ähren und Früchte, Löwe und Kamel, Ackergeräte usw., dahinter weite Fluren mit Heerden, französischem Garten mit Springbrunnen usw. Alle vier Darstellungen in reicher Umrahmung mit allegorischen Emblemen, Vignetten (Bienenkorb, Leuchtturm usw.) und Denksprüchen, die auf Ludwig den XIV. hinweisen. - Geringe Altersspuren.

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        The present state of the controversie between the Church of England and the Church of Rome: or, An account of the books written on both sides, in a letter to a friend

      London: Printed for T. Basset, J. Adamson, and T. Newborough, 1687. First edition. 40 pp. A2B-E4F2. With final 'Postscript' at pp. 37-40, issued with some copies. 1 vols. 4to (19 x 15 cm.). Disbound. Title leaf, a little spotted, reinforced along inner margin. In grey cloth folding case with leather label on upper cover. First edition. 40 pp. A2B-E4F2. With final 'Postscript' at pp. 37-40, issued with some copies. 1 vols. 4to (19 x 15 cm.). Rare annotated bibliography attributed to Clagett by the British Library Catalogue; according to the DNB, though, it was begun by Thomas Tenison and finished by William Clagett. Wing C-4390

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        THE COMICAL HISTORY OF THE STATES AND EMPIRES OF THE WORLDS OF THE MOON AND SUN. Written in French by Cyrano Bergerac. And newly Englished by A. Lovell, A.M

      London: Printed for Henry Rhodes, next door to the Swan-Tavern, near Bride-Lane, in Fleet-Street,. 1687. eighteenth-century calf, front, spine and rear panels tooled in gold, black leather spine label titled in gold, inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.. Early owner's signature on title page. Edges rubbed, recently. rebacked with original spine laid down, lower margin of frontispiece. trimmed, several small stains to first four leaves, some darkening to. fore-edges, largely preliminary and terminal leaves, generally a very. good copy. (#147499). First combined edition in English of Cyrano's HISTOIRE COMIQUE DES ETATS ET EMPIRES DE LA LUNE (1657) and HISTOIRE COMIQUE DES ETATS ET EMPIRES DU SOLEIL (1662). This is also the first edition in English of HISTOIRE ... DU SOLEIL (1662). The Moon voyage was written before 1650, probably in 1648 or 1649, and was circulated in manuscript prior to publication in 1657, two years after Cyrano's death. The published version was censored (to tone down the heretical elements) by Cyrano's friend Henri le Bret. Neither of the two seventeenth-century English-language translations (the other was a translation of the Moon voyage by Thomas St. Serf published in 1659) represent Cyrano. "In the early twentieth century two manuscripts of the lunar voyage surfaced, offering Cyrano's own text, which is far superior to Le Bret's. These manuscripts, which differ only in occasional details, have served as the basis for the Aldington and Strachan translations." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 542. The manuscript of the voyage to the Sun is lost, and the only extant version is the possibly corrupt text first published in LE NOUVELLES OEUVRES DE MONSIEUR DE CYRANO BERGERAC (Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1662). Cyrano's HISTOIRE COMIQUE is one of the earliest classics of science fiction and was historically important in the development of the lunar voyage. "... the most brilliant of all seventeenth-century parodies of the cosmic voyage." - Nicolson, Voyages to the Moon, p. 159. "Cyrano's ingenious mixture of science and romance has furnished a model for many subsequent writers, among them Swift and E. A. Poe." - Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th edition) Vol, VII, p, 702. "... the first writer to describe an interplanetary journey by means of rockets ... He is a very sharp satirist and his tale abounds with amusing attacks on religion, contemporary scientific theory, philosophy, customs and mores ... Throughout the development many small points are based on Cyrano's interpretation or extrapolation of the day. The book is thus science- fiction of its period. A remarkable book that deserves wider readership than it has received." - Bleiler, ibid. Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, pp. 73-5. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-12; (1981) 1-52; (1987) 1-12; (1995) 1-12; and (2004) II-295. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 291. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 37. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires, et de la Science Fiction, pp. 217-19. Bleiler (1978), p, 55. Wing C7717.

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        Gesamtansicht von Stadt, Festung und Bucht ('Napoli di Romania.').

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Christoph Wagner b. Jakob Koppmayer in Augsburg, 1687, 20,5 x 32,5 Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, Bd. III, S. 400 ff., 793. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Universa astrosophia naturalis. Veriis et hucusque nunquam editis experimentis combrobata... In tres divisa libros.

      sumptibus Petri Mariae Frambotti 1687 Universa astrosophia naturalis. Veriis et hucusque nunquam editis experimentis combrobata... In tres divisa libros. BONATTI (o De Bonettis), Antonio Francesco - Patavii, sumptibus Petri Mariae Frambotti, 1687. In - 4°, cartone coevo. (10), 72, 331, (3) pp. con 314 schemi astrologici. Manca l' antiporta, peraltro bell' esemplare di quest' opera importante e rara. Riccardi, I, 148. Cantamessa, Astrologia, I, p. 118 (578): > Houzeau - Lancaster, 5329. Thorndike, VIII, pp. 344 - 45. E' possibile effettuare un piccolo sconto. Neg...Mob. 7

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        THE WORKS of our Ancient, Learned, & Excellent English Poet ... As they have lately been Compar’d with the best Manuscripts; and several things added, never before in Print. To which is adjoyn’d, The Story of the Siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate, Monk of Bury. Together with The Life of Chaucer Shewing His Countrey, Parentage, Education, Marriage, Children, Revenues, Service, Reward, Friends, Books, Death. Also a Table, wherein the Old and Obscure Words in Chaucer are explained, and such Words (which are many) that either are, by Nature or Derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark’d with particular Notes for the better understanding their Original

      London, Printed in the Year 1687. . 8th Collected Ed. 3rd Speght Ed. Folio [xxxiv] + 660pp. + [xxiv]pp. [Lacking port. frontis.] EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with 4 plates see note. Some light marginal browning, (later) front f.e.p. watermarked 1794 and with visible chain marks, hinges taped, C18th tree sheep?, some wear particularly to edges with loss to corners, C20th reback in calf with original gilt lettered label laid down, head and tail of upper joint split in part. The Extra illustrations taken from J.H. Mortimer?'s ?'Nine drawings Illustrating the Canterbury Tales?' published February 12th 1787, ?'The Coke and Perkin?', Palamon and Arcita Fighting, January and May, additionally an early engraved portrait of Chaucer, all cropped to edges and laid down. Signatures: pi1 A4 a-c4 B-4R4 4S². ESTC R3920. ?'Editor?'s dedication to Sir Robert Cecil (print) signed: Tho. Speght. "The story of Thebes": p. 622-660. The last 12 leaves contain a glossary and bibliography. "This is the last black-letter edition and is, except for the then recently discovered conclusions of the Cook?'s and Squire?'s Tales, verso [4S2], a reprint of the 1602 edition .. without any additions"--Pforzheimer Catalogue.?' With Francis Beaumont?'s prefatory letter to Speght's (not the dramatist but the future master of Charterhouse). ODNB ?'... Speght's notes and introductory material are far more elaborate than in any previous edition and he was the first to provide a substantial glossary ... With a period of influence stretching from the late sixteenth century to the late eighteenth, then, Speght's Chaucer has been the most durable of any Chaucer edition ...?' US$2888

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        Opera Omnia Cum notis variorum.

      1687. Edición Elzeviriana a cargo de Dion. Gothofredi. 1687 - Joh. Rodolphi Genathii. Basilea. Selección de textos de Jani Gruteri e índice de Cornelio Schrevelio. 1 Vol. . 4h + 1394 páginas + índex. Cuarto. Plena Piel. Artes Gráficas (Notables impresores), Clásicos Roma y Grecia , Encuadernación Artística , Grabados , Idiomas (Latín), Siglo XVII . Bella edición elceviriana de las obras de Cicerón, con comentarios de Jani Gruteri. Contiene un grabado en la anteportada con retrato de Cicerón. Espléndida encuadernación en plena piel de época, con superlibris de flor de lis laureada, ruedas y hierros en tapas y lomera. Bello ejemplar .

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        JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE SIAM, FAIT EN 1685 & 1686

      Sebastien Mabre Cramoisy 1687 2nd ed. ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Important travel account of the embassy of the priest Timoleon de Choisy (1644-1724) sent to Siam by Louis XIV with the intention of converting the king to christianity, which did not happen. Choisy's account is very enthusiastic, and even highly coloured. The text is in the form of a diary, and is written in an attractive style, telling about details of the voyage and the experiences in Siam. Two sections of the book deal with their short experiences at the Cape. The book is a classic that has repeatedly been reprinted due to the importance of this particular embassy., 651 pp In contemporary calf binding, somewhat rubbed at extremities, some loss at top and bottom of spine, some age-toning of pages; hinges a little fragile, repaired at rear, but holding. Still a very attractive copy of an uncommon early edition. Bookplate and ownership on endpapers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.

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        Escola de penitencia, e flagello de viciosos costumes, que consta de sermoens apostolicos do . tirados a luz por Fr. Manoel da ConceyÁam Ö I Parte @[all published] .Ö

      Lisbon, na Officina de Miguel Deslandes, & ? sua custa impresso, 1687. - Small woodcut ornament of a floral basket on title page; woodcut headpieces and tailpiece. Text in 2 columns. (7 ll.), 516 pp. 4?, contemporary limp vellum (stained and creased, front hinge nearly gone), spine with author ("Chagas") in horizontal ink manuscript. Three brownish stains on title page, mostly in margins, where ownership signatures (?) were effaced, touching several letters without affecting legibility, and with a few small holes, without loss; stains have bled onto following leaf. Scattered stains elsewhere. Overall in good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION of these 7 sermons by one of Portugal's noted authors, edited after Chagas's death by Fr. Manuel da ConceiÁ?o, who also wrote an introduction (@serm?o preludial) for the collection. The @Escola de penitencia is described on the title page as Part I, but no further parts appeared. A second edition was printed in Lisbon, 1738, and a third in Lisbon, 1763. InnocÍncio notes, "pela alteza dos assumptos, pela solidez e forÁa do raciocinio, e atÈ pela cultura da dicÁ?o, gravidade do estylo, e pureza da phrase n?o s?o menos recommendaveis que as outras obras do respeitavel missionario" (I, 110-11). Each of the 7 sermons is divided into 3 or 4 parts. Two are on being a good preacher: the qualities necessary and the differences in preaching at a court or in the grand home of a noble family. The other sermons deal with sins, penitence, why it's difficult for the highborn to stop sinning, the pains of hell, and the worst sins. The index includes entries for bestiality, luxury, comets, and swagger (@jact?ncia). This edition includes a dedication to the King of Portugal (f. Ü3r, immediately following the title page) that does not appear in the 1738 edition.AntÛnio da Fonseca Soares, born in Vidigueira in 1631, spent his youth as a soldier. After killing a man in a duel arising from one of many love affairs, he fled to Brazil. When he returned (1657?) he attained the rank of captain, but in 1663 abandoned his military career and took vows in the Franciscan monastery at ?vora. He refused an appointment as bishop of Lamego in order to become an apostolic missionary. In 1682 he died at the monastery of Varatojo, which he had founded. According to Bell, "He built up and exercised a powerful spiritual influence throughout Portugal, and it continued after his death" (@Portuguese Literature p. 248). He is best known as a prose writer, and his @Cartas espirituaes (Lisbon, 1684-87) hold "a foremost place in Portuguese literature Ö [his work] possesses so persuasive, so passionate an energy, and is of so clear a fervour and harmony that its eloquence is felt to be genuine" (Bell, @Portuguese Literature pp. 248-9).Before his conversion, Fonseca Soares wrote a great deal of poetry in the Gongoric style, most of which he destroyed after he had taken vows. Little of this was ever published: InnocÍncio cites only 2 short poems that had appeared in anthologies. Other short poems continued to circulate in manuscript.The sermons were edited by Fr. Manuel da ConceiÁ?o (d. Placencia, 1693, age 53), whose secular name was Manuel Teixeira de Seixas. He earned a doctorate in canon law and was @Desembargador da RelaÁ?o Ecclesiastica in Braga. Having heard Fr. Antonio das Chagas speak in 1679, he was so moved that he donned the Franciscan habit at Varatojo. Fr. Manuel became a passionate preacher, and having rejected D. Pedro II's offers of the bishoprics of Macao and Miranda, he was part of the group assigned to reform the Franciscan Order. ---- Arouca C380: noting that the imprint on some copies reads, "na Officina de Miguel Deslandes, na Rua da Figueyra." InnocÍncio I, 110-111; on Fr. Manuel da ConceiÁ?o, see V, 400 and XVI, 155-6. Barbosa Machado I, 238- 240; on Fr. Manuel da ConceiÁ?o, III, 226-7. Pinto de Matos p. 156. @Catalogo das obras da Biblioteca da Marinha XVII, 173. Cunha, @Impress?es deslandesianas p. 720: noting that one leaf of the initial quire of 8 is blank [hence probably it is either [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix. Divisé en trois livres, Où il explique le Droit de la Nature, le droit des Gens, & les principaux Points du Droit public, ou qui concerne le gouvernement public d'un Etat. Traduit dy Latin en Francois, par Monsieur de Courtin. 2 Tomes.

      Paris, Arnould Seneuze, 1687. 4to. Two contemporary uniform full calf bindings with five raised bands to richly gilt spines. All edges of boards gilt. Hinges and capitals worn, with some loss, but still tight. A damp stain to first and last leaves of both volumes (affecting about 17 leaves in all, mostly marginal). Otherwise a nice and clean copy with just the occassional brownspotting. Engraved frontispiece in vol. 1, engraved title-vignettes, large engraved vignette to verso of title-page of vol. 1, engraved portrait in vol. 1, woodcut vignettes and initials. Printed on good paper and with wide margins. (48), 621, (3) pp. + frontispiece and portrait; (4), 197, (3) pp.. The very rare first edition of the first French translation of Grotius' groundbreaking magnum opus, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", the founding work of international law. The profoundly influential masterpiece - written during the Thirty Years' War, in the hope that rational human beings might be able to agree to legal limits on war's destruction - "made him famous throughout Europe... [t]he questions which he put forward have come to be the basis of the ultimate view of land and society. This was the first attempt to lay down a principle of right, and a basis for society and government, outside Church or Scripture... Grotius's principle of an immutable law, which God can no more alter than a mathematical axiom, was the first expression of the "droit naturel", the natural law which exercised the great political theorists of the eighteenth century, and is the foundation of modern international law." (PMM 125). This magnum opus of legal philosophy played a tremendous role in French law and politics and in the entire development of international law in general. "It is on the DIB (De Iure Bellis) that the bulk of Grotius' reputation rests. It consists of an introduction and three books, totaling more than 900 pages in translation. As with DIP, the introduction or "Prolegomena" holds the greatest interest for philosophers, for it is here that Grotius articulates and defends the philosophical foundations of the DIB. While philosophers are naturally attracted to the "Prolegomena," the body of the DIB is also redolent with themes of philosophical interest. Book One defines the concept of war, argues for the legitimacy of war, and identifies who may legitimately wage war. Book Two deals with the causes of war, the origins of property, the transfer of rights and more, while Book Three is dedicated primarily to the rightful conduct of belligerents in war. After the initial publication in 1625, Grotius ushered several more editions to press during his life, each time adding more references without substantially changing the arguments." (SEP).Living in the times of the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands and the Thirty Years' War between Catholic and Protestant European nations (Catholic France being in the otherwise Protestant camp), Grotius was deeply concerned with matters of conflicts between nations and religions. His magnum opus was a monumental effort to restrain such conflicts on the basis of a broad moral consensus. It was begun in prison and published during his exile in Paris. "In the dedication of his great work, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", to Louis XIII of France, Grotius addresses the king as "everywhere known by the name Just no less than that of Louis ... Just, when you call back to life laws that are on the verge of burial, and with all your strength set yourself against the trend of an age which is rushing headlong to destruction; ... when you offer no violence to souls that hold views different from your own in matter of religion; ... when by the exercise of your authority you lighten the burden of oppressed peoples."When writing this dedication and the Prolegomena to "De Jure Belli ac Pacis" (originally published in Paris in 1625), Grotius was living in exile. Europe was war-torn and depression and suffering from hunger and cold prevailed in many regions, justifying Grotius' description of international law as such: "in our day, as in former times, there is no lack of men who view this branch of law with contempt as having no reality outside of an empty name." The treaty of peace, embodying many of the universal and permanent principles which Grotius abstracted "from every particular fact" in those dark days of the early part of the Thirty Years' War, was not concluded till 23 years later. The year 1624 was, in the negotiation of the treaty, assumed to be the norm year for restoration of the "Status quo".The more than three centuries since Grotius wrote his magnum opus seem to bear witness to his views upon war peace, in spite of the fact that many a state has not yet realized that the state is "Truly fortunate which has justice for its own boundary line." In 1625 Grotius famously stated: "there is no state so powerful that it may not sometime need the help of others outside itself, either for the purposes of trade, or even ward off the forces of many foreign nations united against it."Grotius's paramount influence upon international law is widely acknowledged worldwide. For instance, since 1999 the American Society of International Law holds an annual series of Grotius Lectures. Because of his theological underpinning of free trade, he is also considered an "economic theologist"."To those desirous of understanding the fundamental principles which have motivated some of the greatest statesmen of modern time and the bases upon which a state which is to remain essentially sound must rest, a reading of Grotius' Prolegomena to the "Law of War and Peace" is commended." (George Grafton Wilson: "Grotius: Law of War and Peace.", p. 1. In: The American Journal of International Law, vol. 35, nr. 2, 1941)

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        Le Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, Divise en Trois Livres, Ou

      1687. First French-Language Edition of De Jure Belli ac Pacis Grotius, Hugo [1583-1645]. Courtin, [Antoine de], Translator. Le Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, Divise en Trois Livres, Ou il Explique Le Droit De Nature, Le Droit des Gens, & Les Principaux Points du Droit Public, Ou qui Concerne le Gouvernement Public d'un Etat. Traduit Du Latin En Francois, Par Monsieur de Courtin. Paris: Chez Arnould Seneuze, 1678. Two volumes. [xlviii], 621, [2]; [iii], 304, 197, [2] pp. Signatures T and V in Volume II (pp. 153-168) bound in reverse order. Title preceded by copperplate allegorical title page, main text preceded by copperplate portrait of Courtin. Quarto (10" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spines with raised bands and lettering pieces, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, chipping to spineneds, corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few small scuffs to boards, a few partial cracks to text block. An appealing copy of a title scarce in the trade. Moderate toning to text, somewhat darker in places, foxing and dampstaining in a few places, worming to rear pastedown and margins of final 40 leaves of Volume II, a few chips to edges of preliminaries. Early owner annotations and signatures to front pastedowns and title pages, interiors otherwise clean. * First edition in French. With side-notes and index. Of all his numerous works De Jure Belli ac Pacis will always be considered Grotius' magnum opus, the work upon which his reputation most solidly rests. "The distinction between religion and law or morality is not clearly made, but Grotius' principle of an immutable law, which God can no more alter than a mathematical axiom, was the first expression of the droit naturel, the natural law which exercised the great political theorists of the eighteenth century, and is the foundation of modern international law" (Carter and Muir). The first edition, in Latin, was published in Paris 1625. The first French-language edition is scarce. Copies have not appeared at auction since 2006, where one sold for USD 6,000. Carter and Muir, Printing and the Mind of Man 125. Ter Muelen and Diermanse, Bibliographie des Ecrits Imprimes de Hugo Grotius 650.

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        Noctes acticae cum notis et emendationibus Joannis Frederici Gronovii

      Lugd. Batavorum (Leyde): Apud Ioannem de Vivie, 1687. Fine. Apud Ioannem de Vivie, Lugd. Batavorum (Leyde) 1687, Grd. In 8 (11x21cm), (68) 499pp. (107) (1f.bc.) 142pp. (8), relié. - First edition and commentary prepared by Gronovius, published posthumously. Decorated with a beautiful frontispiece of A. de Blois. The second part consists exclusively of comments Gronovius has a half-title page and its own rigid pagination.Plein Velin Dutch era. Smooth spine with respect to the black feather headdress. boards struck a medallion cold. A small loss of 1 cm on an edge. Good copy in a beautiful Dutch binding typique.Joanne Fridriech Gronovius (1611-1671) was a Latin scholar badge and a globally recognized scholar of letters. He established many Latin and Greek authors editions. After long study trips he ended his career in Leiden and was succeeded by Daniel Heinsius to belles-lettres. The Importance of Attic Nights of Gelle for the knowledge of the ancient world is unique, it wrote and noted huddle during his stay in Athens everything he heard and saw, addressing all issues and diciplines (philosophy, letter, medicine, natural science ...) it follows that the book has quotes and authors of lost and forgotten fragments and provides a wealth of amazing information. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition commentée et établie par Gronovius, parue de manière posthume. Ornée d'un beau frontispice de A. de Blois. La seconde partie constituée exclusivement des commentaires de Gronovius possède une page de faux-titre et sa propre pagination. Reliure en plein vélin rigide d'époque hollandais. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume noire en coiffe. Plats frappés d'un médaillon à froid. Un petit manque d'1 cm sur une bordure. Bon exemplaire, dans une belle reliure hollandaise typique. Joanne Fridriech Gronovius (1611-1671) fut un insigne latiniste et un érudit reconnu dans le monde des lettres. Il a établi de nombreuses éditions d'auteurs latins et grecs. Après de longs voyages d'études il finit sa carrière à Leyde et succéda à Daniel heinsius aux belles-lettres. L'importance des Nuits attiques de Gelle pour la connaissance du monde antique est unique, celui-ci rédigea et nota pêle-mêle lors de son séjour à Athènes tout ce qu'il entendait et voyait, abordant tous les thèmes et diciplines (philosophie, lettre, médecine, science-naturelle...) il en résulte que le livre possède des citations et des fragments d'auteurs perdus et oubliés et constitue une mine de renseignements extraordinaires.

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        Le Grand Royavme De Hongrie . Par P. Du-Val Geographe de Roy.1687. - A Paris. Chez Melle. Du Val, Autheur, sur le Quay de L' Orloge du Palais a la Couronne d' Or Auec Priuilege du pour vingt ans.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Pierre Duval in Paris, dat. 1687, 39 x 53,6 Szántai, Atlas Hungaricus 1528-1850, Vol. I, S. 165, Duval 3 e. - Zeigt Ungarn mit den angrenzenden Ländern. - Oben mittig Kopfleiste mit Kartentitel u. Autorenangabe, eingerahmt durch ein Kreuz u. einen Halbmond; rechts daneben Kartusche mit Verlegerangaben; links daneben Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Histoire des juifs ecrite par Flavius Joseph sous le titre Antiquitez juda

      à Paris: Chez Denys Thierry, 1687. Fine. Chez Denys Thierry, à Paris 1687, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in-12 (9x16,8cm), (30) 500pp. (10) et 509pp. (21) et 398pp. (86), reliés. - New edition of the translation of Arnauld D'Andilly, published for the first time in 1666. Binding in full morocco blond contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. Title and volume number gilded. Red edges. Darker areas on the flat and on the back. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition de la traduction d'Arnauld D'Andilly, parue pour la première fois en 1667. 6 figures in-texte (Table de la loi, tabernacle, chandelier...) signées F.C pour François Chauveau. Une vignette en page de titre figurant la Seine (pont des Arts et pont Neuf), sans doute la marque de l'imprimeur. Reliures en plein maroquin citron d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Titre et tomaison dorés. Tranches rouges. Zones plus sombres sur les plats et sur les dos. Un seul faux-titre pour le tome I, mais malgré l'absence dans les tomes II et III, pas de manque dans la collation. Bon exemplaire, rare en maroquin d'époque. La traduction d'Arnauld d'Andilly (repris sur les originaux grecs) fit date dans l'histoire de ce livre célèbre, abondamment lu depuis la fin du XVe siècle, et constitue la première version moderne de l'oeuvre de Flavius Joseph, qui narre l'histoire des juifs depuis l'origine jusque sous l'empereur Neron. Il en fut réalisé plusieurs éditions in-folio avec des cartes et des gravures. Les guerres des juifs contre les romains sont parfois adjoints aux volumes de l'Histoire des juifs.

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        Año Virgineo cuios dias son Finezas de la Gran Reyna del Cielo, Maria Santissima, Virgen Madre del Altissimo. Sucedidas aquel mismo dia en que se refieren. Segunda Parte: Abril, Mayo y Junio

      Valencia, por Vicente Cabrera, a costa de Francisco Agrait, Mercader, 1687. 4to.; 6 hs., 400 pp. Primera edición. Encuadernación moderna en media piel.

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        Georgica curioso aucta. Das ist: Umständlicher Bericht und klarer Unterricht von dem Adelichen Land- und Feld-Leben/ Auf alle in Teutschland übliche Land- und Haus- Wirthschaften gerichtet/ hin und wieder mit vielen untermengten raren Erfindungen und Experimenten versehen/ einer mercklichen Anzahl schöner Kupfer gezieret/ und in Zweyen absonderlichen Theilen/ deren jeder in Sechs Büchern bestehet/ vorgestellt: Also und dergestalt/ daß in dem Ersten Theil Der Landgüter Zugehörungen und Beobachtungen/ wie sich Christliche Hausvätter und Hausmütter in ihrem gantzen Beruff ... Durch ein Mitglied der Hochlöbl. Fruchtbringenden Gesellschafft aus Liecht gegeben.

      Nürnberg. Endter; MDCLXXXVII(1687).. Bd. I (von 2). 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Folio. 6 Bll., 870 S., 18 Bll. Register, 1 Erratabl.; 2 Bll., 72 S., mit Kupfertitel, 10 Kupfertafeln und über 120 Textkupfern . Blindgepr. Schweinsldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln. Deutsch;. Weiss 1661. Lindner 983.02. Dünnhaupt 10.2. Horn/Arndt. 144 Mueller, Kaffee 106. Zweite Ausgabe des berühmten Kompendiums über alle Bereiche der Haus- und Landwirtschaft. Behandelt: Land-Gut, Haus-Vatter, Haus-Mutter, Wein- und Obstgarten, Kuchen-, Arzney- und Blumengarten, Ackerbau, Pferdezucht, Mayerhof, Bienenhütten, Seidenwürmer, Wasser-Luft sowie Holz- und Weidwerk. - Stellenw. stockfl. oder gebräunt, Kupfertitel knapp beschnitten, typogr. Titel mit wenigen kl. Läsuren, beide Titel nahezu gelöst. Bezug des RDeckels etw. wellig, bewegl. Schließenteile entfernt, 1 Seitenkante mit Fehlstelle im Bezug. Bitte beachten Sie: Wegen des hohen Gewichtes (3,100kg) sind die Versandkosten so hoch!!!

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        Le Voyage de France dressé pour la commodité des François et Estrangers A

      à Paris: Chez Nicolas Le Gras, 1687. Fine. Chez Nicolas Le Gras, à Paris 1687, In 12 (9x16,7cm), (4) 368pp., relié. - New edition of Travel France Claude de Varennes, edited and enhanced by the Verdier. Latest edition of this trip that contains 100p. additional. Full sheepskin brown ice. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Top plate split tail. Friction, dull and bare edges in the corners. Good copy. Textual reprint the journey to Varennes, but Verdier has added a route paths France, to the south, Britain, Germany, Spain ... leaving Paris. In addition to this very useful addition, there is also the value of foreign currencies, more unexpected, a memory relics and treasures located in Saint-Denis. Interestingly, the presence of a chapter on the rivers of France. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition du Voyage de France de Claude de Varennes, éditée et augmentée par du Verdier. Dernière édition de ce voyage qui contient 100p. supplémentaires. Reliure en pleine basane brune glacée. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Plat supérieur fendu en queue. Frottements, coins émoussés et dénudés en bordures. Bon exemplaire. Reimpression textuelle du voyage de Varennes, mais du Verdier y a ajouté un itinéraire des chemins de France, vers le sud, la Bretagne, l'Allemagne, l'Espagne... partant de Paris. Outre cette adjonction fort utile, on trouve également la valeur des monnaies étrangères, et plus inattendu, un mémoire des reliques et trésors se trouvant à Saint-Denis. On notera avec intérêt la présence d'un chapitre sur les fleuves et rivières de France.

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        Asia / Oder: Ausführliche Beschreibung Des Reichs des Grossen Mogols Und eines grossen Theils von Indien Nebst einer vollkomenen Vorstellung des Königreichs Persien/ Wie auch Georgien/ Mengrelien / Kirkassien und anderer benachbarter Länder. 2 Teile in einem Band.

      - Quart. Mit gestochenem Titel, 38 Kupfertafeln (davon 11 doppelblattgroß), 4 doppelblattgroßen gestochenen Karten und 11 Textkupfern. 3 nicht nummerierte Blatt (von 4 ?), 300 S., 2 nicht nummerierte Blatt; Zwischentitel (Beschreibung des Königreichs Persien), 170 S., 2 nicht nummerierte Blatt (von 3 ?). Pergamentband der Zeit mit altem handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser prächtig illustrierten Beschreibung großer Teile des indischen Subkontinents, von verschiedenen Gebieten des heutigen Pakistans und Afghanistans sowie von Persien und Teilen des Kaukasus. - Tiele 299; vgl. Ebert 5757; vgl. Grieb-Luber 320, Dinse 420 und Lipperheide LA5, I 332 (jeweils nur die niederländische Ausgabe). –Vorliegendes Werk vermittelt ein erstaunliches Bild über das landeskundliche, geographische und historische Wissen jener Zeit, das über die oben aufgeführten Länder bestand. Im Mittelpunkt des ersten Teils steht das Mogulreich, eines von Beginn des sechzehnten bis Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts bestehenden Staates, dessen Kerngebiet in der nordindischen Indus-Ganges-Ebene lag und im siebzehnten Jahrhundert - zur Zeit seiner größten Ausdehnung - fast den gesamten indischen Subkontinent sowie Teile Afghanistans umfaßte. Neben einer vorzüglichen Karte dieses Reiches zu Beginn des Werkes, zeigen die Kupfertafeln neben religiösen Riten und Stadtansichten (Bharuck, Amadabath, Visiapour, Dabul) eine Darstellung vom "Hof oder Thron des großen Mogols", die die ganze Pracht des höfischen Lebens ahnen läßt. Interessant ist die bildnerische Wiedergabe historischer Persönlichkeiten in ihren Trachten und Kostümen und inmitten Ihres Umfeldes. Die Darstellungen von Transportmöglichkeiten, von Bauten und Zelten sowie von Waffen, Tieren, Pflanzen und Alltagsgegenständen machen den besonderen Reiz dieser Beschreibung aus. Interessant ist auch eine Stadtansicht Surattas mit dem Hafen und den davor kreuzenden Handelsschiffen (gemeint ist die Stadt Surat am Golf von Kambhat). Hier etablierte sich seit dem 16. Jahrhundert einer der wichtigsten Umschlagsplätze für Handelswaren und Güter aus Indien. Bis 1687 hatte die East India Company ihren Hauptsitz in Surat. Teil 2 beschreibt Persien und Teile des Kaukasus. Hier stehen die doppelblattgroßen Stadtansichten mit ihren herrlichen und aussagekräftigen Staffagen im Vordergrund. Gezeigt werden unter anderem die Städte Kom, Soltania, Kaschan oder Ardabil. Letztere wird aus einer "schrägen" Vogelperspektive gezeigt: "Weltliche Gebäude" und die "Vornehmsten Gassen" werden duch Buchstaben und Zahlen gekennzeichnet und in Legenden erklärt. Die dekorative Seekarte zeigt das Kaspische Meer; eine Landkarte zeigt Persien, eine weitere das östliche Ufer des Schwarzen Meeres bis zum Kaukasus. – Die biographischen Angaben zu Olfert Dappers Leben sind lückenhaft. Um 1635 geboren, schrieb er, der die Niederlande wahrscheinlich nie verlassen hat, mehrere landeskundlich-geographische Werke, so über Afrika, China, Arabien oder wie vorliegend: über das große Mogulreich und Persien. Bekannt von ihm ist ebenfalls eine 1663 veröffentlichte Beschreibung Amsterdams und eine Übersetzung der Werke des Herodot ins Niederländische. Er starb im Jahr 1689. Der Reiz seiner Werke besteht nun darin, daß er die umfangreiche Literatur der Länder, die er behandelt, nicht nur auswertet, sondern über eine bloße Kompilation hinaus eine interessante Synthese der von ihm genutzten, teils sehr seltenen Quellen schafft. – Manchen Exemplaren ist bei Teil I neben dem gestochenen Titel und dem Titelblatt ein Vortitel beigebunden; bei Teil II weisen manche Exemplare am Schluß einen Tafelanzeiger auf. - Teils stärker fleckig (vereinzelt farbig); mit kreisrunden Abdrücken; Ecken bestoßen. Angeklebte Spiegel teilweise aufgeplatzt; vorderer Spiegel mit Resten einer Montierung und Exlibris einer berühmten Sammlung (Sammlerstempel auch verso Haupttitel und am Ende von Teil 2); Kupfertitel mit kleinerem Randausriß; vereinzelt kleinere Einrisse (be [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Peregrinacion que ha hecho de la mayor parte del Mundo

      1687 - First complete edition of the First Circumnavigation Eastwards. 1687-8. Zaragoza & Valencia. Pasqual Bueno. In 4to (197 mm x 140 mm). 1 [blank] + 8 ff. + 288 + 4 ff. + 175 + 1 [blank]. Contemporary polished calf, spine gilt with lion in each compartment surrounded by stars, red morocco lettering-piece; joints cracking. A fine copy generally, with only light browning; wide margins. First complete edition, and first edition of the second part. Cubero’s was the first circumnavigation performed eastwards, first making his way from Europe to Asia, then America –through Mexico and Cuba- and finally back to Europe. Cubero (ca. 1645 - ca. 1697) was a Spanish Priest and missionary, he studied humanities, philosophy and theology; in 1671 the Congregation of Propagande Fide sent him as an Apostolic Preacher to Asia and the East Indies, mission during which he would travel largely across Russia (Moscow), Turkey (Istanbul), Armenia, Persia, etc., making his way to Goa and Madras. In Malacca he would be detained by the Dutch for a short period of time, after which he journeyed once more, this time towards the Philippines, then making the famous route between Manila and Mexico. He set sail across the Caribbean –visiting Cuba- and reached Spain in 1680. “Towards the end of the volume, Cubero describes his experiences of the New World” (Sabin). Cubero made most of his route by land, thus being constantly in touch with the costumes, religions and ceremonies of the people he visited, describing them in considerable detail. The second part of this work “largely concerns his adventures with the army in Europe, as well as describing the battle of Arsan and other notable events. Named Apostolic Confessor to the army of the Holy Roman Emperor, he served the Emperor against Turcs in Ungria, and was present at the blockade of Buda” (Howgego). Provenance: seller´s ticket on back pastedown, “Luis Bardon Librero Anticuario”. Palau, 65758 & 65759. Sabin, 17821. Howgego, c225. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Systema Agriculturae Being The Mystery Of Husbandry Discovered And Laid Open By J. W. [Systema agriculturae, The mystery of husbandry discovered : treating of the several new and most advantageous ways of tilling, planting, sowing, manuring, ordering, improving of all sorts of gardens, orchards, meadows, pastures, cornlands, woods & coppices : as also fruits, corn, grain, pulse, new-hay, cattle, fowl, beasts, bees, silk-worms, fish, &c. : with an account of the several instruments and engines used in this profession : to which is added Kalendarium Rusticum, or The husbandmans monthly directions : also the prognosticks of dearth, scarcity, plenty, sickness, heat, cold, frost, snow, winds, rain, hail, thunder, &c. : and Dictionarium rusticum,

      Tho. Dring at ye Corner of Chancery Lane in Fleetstreet 1687, London - [22], 1-72, 83-326, [6] pp. Original full leather. Sympathetically rebacked with five raised bands and leather title label to spine. Corners and edges renewed. New endpapers. Engraved title page. With three in-text illustrations. With the 'Kalendarium Rusticum: Or Monthly Directions for the Husbandman' and the 'Dictionarium Rusticum: Or, The Intrepretations and Significations of Several Rustick Terms.' Lacks the printed title page to 'Systema Agriculturae' and the separate printed title page to the 'Dictionarium Rusticum.' A few leaves repaired. Scattered light spotting & staining. A VG copy, but with it's faults. Sections on fishing, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vier allegorische Darstellungen auf vier Blättern nach den "Tapiseries du Roy" von LeBrun.

      . 4 Kupferstiche, i.d. Platte sign. "Johanna Sübylla Krausen, eine gebohrne Küslen fecit", bei J.U. Kraus, Augsburg, 1687, je 25 x 33 cm.. Aus: J.U. Kraus (Verleger), "Königliche Französische Tapezereyen Oder ... Sinn-Bilder in welchen Die vier Element ... vorgestellet werden". - Vorhanden: 1. Feuer. Vulkan am Amboß einen Blitz schmiedend, dazu zahlreiche Waffen aller Art, auf Wolken Zeus mit dem Adler, Amor und Venus. 2. Wasser. Neptun mit Dreizack neben Amphitrite, auf ihrem von Seepferden gezogenen Meereswagen ans Ufer fahrend, vorne allerlei Meeresgetier, links ein Kriegsschiff. 3. Luft. Juno auf Wolken thronend über zahlreichen Vögeln (Pfau, Adler, Papageien usw.), neben ihr ein Wind (Zephir?) mit Schmetterlingsflügeln. 4. Erde. Ceres mit Ährenbündel sitzend auf einem Wagen, dazu Ähren und Früchte, Löwe und Kamel, Ackergeräte usw., dahinter weite Fluren mit Heerden, französischem Garten mit Springbrunnen usw. Alle vier Darstellungen in reicher Umrahmung mit allegorischen Emblemen, Vignetten (Bienenkorb, Leuchtturm usw.) und Denksprüchen, die auf Ludwig den XIV. hinweisen. - Geringe Altersspuren.

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        Systema Agriculturae Being The Mystery Of Husbandry Discovered And Laid Open By J. W. [Systema agriculturae, The mystery of husbandry discovered : treating of the several new and most advantageous ways of tilling, planting, sowing, manuring, ordering, improving of all sorts of gardens, orchards, meadows, pastures, cornlands, woods & coppices : as also fruits, corn, grain, pulse, new-hay, cattle, fowl, beasts, bees, silk-worms, fish, &c. : with an account of the several instruments and engines used in this profession : to which is added Kalendarium Rusticum, or The husbandmans monthly directions : also the prognosticks of dearth, scarcity, plenty, sickness, heat, cold, frost, snow, winds, rain, hail, thunder, &c. : and Dictionarium rusticum, or The interpretation of rustick terms : the whole work being of great use and advantage to all that delight in that most noble practise.]

      London: Tho. Dring at ye Corner of Chancery Lane in Fleetstreet 1687. [22], 1-72, 83-326, [6] pp. Original full leather. Sympathetically rebacked with five raised bands and leather title label to spine. Corners and edges renewed. New endpapers. Engraved title page. With three in-text illustrations. With the 'Kalendarium Rusticum: Or Monthly Directions for the Husbandman' and the 'Dictionarium Rusticum: Or, The Intrepretations and Significations of Several Rustick Terms.' Lacks the printed title page to 'Systema Agriculturae' and the separate printed title page to the 'Dictionarium Rusticum.' A few leaves repaired. Scattered light spotting & staining. A VG copy, but with it's faults. Sections on fishing, . Very Good. Full Leather. Fourth Edition. 1687. 4to..

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        A will written in Dutch, signed and witnessed in 1689, assigning property in New York to an heir

      New York, June 1, 1687. 8.25" X 12.5". "Manuscript Document Signed: ""Hendrick Jacobs"", and witnessed by William Bogardus and Paul Richard. Will dated June 1, 1687, New York, in Dutch, 4.5 pages recto and verso, 8.25"" X 12.5"" conjoined leaves. Generally very good condition with some tape repair to folds, remnants of wax seals and seal holes, age toning, edge wear and ink burn, which do not materially detract from this darkly penned document. The will is assigning half his property to his son, Jacob, and naming his wife, Annetje, executrix. Witness William Bogardus was most likely the son of Anneke Jans, who with her first husband, Roeloff Jansen, obtained a grant of 62 acres of land on Manhattan island, extending from the present Warren Street to the neighborhood of Desbrosses Street, lying between Broadway and the Hudson River. When her first husband died, she married inherited the property and remarried Everardus Bogardus in 1638. When she died, she left her property to be divided among her eight surviving children. The 62 acres of land which Anneke inherited acquired the name ?Domine?s Bouwerie?. Combined in English days with the ""Company?s Bouwerie? and granted to Trinity Church in 1705 by the Colonial Governor, Lord Combury, as a representative of Queen Anne of England, this questionable conveyance of ownership of the original property of Anneke Jans became the basis for repeated and hotly contested lawsuits initiated by her descendants to claim their apparent legitimate part-ownership. As recently as the 1920?s, when the property was then considered to be worth ?billions?, some descendants were still attempting to obtain a favorable settlement from the courts, having been denied restitution in preceding generations. Nationwide ?Anneke Jans Bogardus Heirs Association? chapters were established to help finance the legal costs involved, and questionable lawyers obtained millions of dollars from gullible, presumed descendants, on the basis of undocumented or dubious genealogical evidence. Of course, none of the lawsuits were ever settled in favor of the descendant ?heirs?. In reviewing the facts again today, however, one could conclude that the heirs of Anneke Jans were treated unfairly, but it is also plainly clear that no such lawsuit should ever be initiated again because of the finality of the court judgments that were previously rendered."

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        Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt

      Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.. 1687 First complete edition of Grotius's correspondence, comprising 2,510 letters written by the Dutch philosopher between April 1599 and July 1645 to an international milieu of famous correspondents, including the Swedish statesman Axel Oxenstierna, the Dutch theologian Gerardus Joannes Vossius, and the German politician Ludwig Camerarius — not to mention Queen Cristina. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (online), "Hugo Grotius (1583?-1645) [Hugo, Huigh or Hugeianus de Groot] was a towering figure in philosophy, political theory, law and associated fields during the seventeenth century and for hundreds of years afterwards. His work ranged over a wide array of topics, though he is best known to philosophers today for his contributions to the natural law theories of normativity which emerged in the later medieval and early modern periods." The text is printed in Latin, double-column, with a handful of large woodcut initials, a few tail ornaments, and one letterpress diagram. The title-page, printed in red and black, features Blaeu's large device of an astrolabe flanked by Time and Hercules. An index on the final two pages lists Grotius's correspondents and the corresponding letters, which are arranged chronologically in the text. Contemporary northern-European style vellum over boards ruled in blind, panels with blind-stamped central cartouches, spine with seven raised bands and remnants of later paper labels, red speckled edges; vellum soiled and lightly rubbed at extremities with corners bumped. Ex-library with bookplate on front pastedown and later library marking in pen on second leaf; light foxing, a light waterstain across the lower outer corner of perhaps a dozen leaves, and scattered darker stains, with a few leaves browned; small tear in outer margin of title-leaf and another margin, small hole from natural flaw in outer margin of one leaf and small bit of paper torn away from lower corner of another. Very mild worming in middle of two leaves and final leaf, the latter repaired; additional very minor, "slim" worming mostly to margins at rear. => A solid, handsome important book.

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        Flagello militare, overo Il terror de conflitti, istruttione Guerrera

      Napoli: Carlo Troise. 1687. Hardcover. Very Good. New edition, 1687, first published 1676. Small 4to, in later half vellum, paper covered boards (ca. late 19th/early 20th C.), gilt leather spine labels. Engraved title page and printed title page, pp. (12), 211 (1), 20 engraved plates including engraved title page, portrait of author, and 18 engraved plates of military nature (weapons, etc.). Very good. Prince Liechtenstein's copy with bookplate. Last auctioned ('some staining') at Sotheby's in 1992 for 300 Pounds. Text in Italian. On bombs, artillery, and the like. RARE with only 5 copies in OCLC.

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        JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE SIAM FAIT EN 1685 & 1686.

      EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE OF A FRENCH EMBASSY TO SIAM & CHINA Paris 1687, - Mabre-Cramoisy. Contemporary calf, 2nd edition,651p., spine worn, hinges cracked, corners rubbed, contentsclean, spolid, French text, 9.5 x 15 cm. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Epistolae quotquot reperiri potuerunt; in quibus praeter hactenus editas, plurimae theologici, iuridici, philologici, historici, & politici argumenti occurrunt

      Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu ... apud Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, à Someren & Goethals Folio (37.5 cm, 14.76"). [4] ff., 977, [2] pp.. 1687 First complete edition of Grotius's correspondence, comprising 2,510 letters written by the Dutch philosopher between April 1599 and July 1645 to an international milieu of famous correspondents, including the Swedish statesman Axel Oxenstierna, the Dutch theologian Gerardus Joannes Vossius, and the German politician Ludwig Camerarius — not to mention Queen Cristina. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (online), "Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) [Hugo, Huigh or Hugeianus de Groot] was a towering figure in philosophy, political theory, law and associated fields during the seventeenth century and for hundreds of years afterwards. His work ranged over a wide array of topics, though he is best known to philosophers today for his contributions to the natural law theories of normativity which emerged in the later medieval and early modern periods." The text is printed in Latin, double-column, with a handful of large woodcut initials, a few tail ornaments, and one letterpress diagram. The title-page, printed in red and black, features Blaeu's large device of an astrolabe flanked by Time and Hercules. An index on the final two pages lists Grotius's correspondents and the corresponding letters, which are arranged chronologically in the text. Contemporary northern-European style vellum over boards ruled in blind, panels with blind-stamped central cartouches, spine with seven raised bands and remnants of later paper labels, red speckled edges; vellum soiled and lightly rubbed at extremities with corners bumped. Ex-library with bookplate on front pastedown and later library marking in pen on second leaf; light foxing, a light waterstain across the lower outer corner of perhaps a dozen leaves, and scattered darker stains, with a few leaves browned; small tear in outer margin of title-leaf and another margin, small hole from natural flaw in outer margin of one leaf and small bit of paper torn away from lower corner of another. Very mild worming in middle of two leaves and final leaf, the latter repaired; additional very minor, "slim" worming mostly to margins at rear. => A solid, handsome important book.

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        VOYAGE DE SIAM DES PERES JESUITES, ENVOYES PAR LE ROY, AUS INDES & A LA CHINA. AVEC LEVRS OBSERVATIONS ASTRONOMIQUES,

      VERY EARLY FRENCH JESUIT ACCOUNT OF SIAM, S.E. ASIA & CHINA Amsterdam 1687, - Mortier. Full original vellum, minor usualwarping, 28 engravings some are folding, 227p.,index, Frenchtext, nicely done, ca. 10 x 16 cm., a clean, bright copy. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Curieuse Persian- und Ost-Indische Reise-Beschreibung.

      Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1687. - Bestehend in einem ordentlichen Journal Oder Täglichen Verzeichnüß seiner in Persien und Ost-Indien über das schwartze Meer und den Cholchidem abgelegter Reisen. Erstlich vom Authore selbst in Frantzösischer Sprach beschrieben, nachgehends in die Englische; anitzo aber wegen seiner Vortrefflichkeit in die Hochdeutsche übersetzet . Mit gestochenem Titel, ohne das Portrait, 1 gefalteter Kupferkarte, 15 (9 gefalteten, 1 doppelblattgrosse) Kupfertafeln, 10 Blatt, 532 Seiten, 10 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 20 x 17 cm, Innen etwas gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. Enthält wie das im Jahr zuvor in Paris erschienene Original nur den Reiseweg des Juwelenhändlers von Smyrna bis Isphahan (so komplett). Beschreibt Konstantinopel, die Kolchis u. Armenien; der Bericht schließt mit der Ankunft in Isphahan. Mit den bekannten schönen Stadtansichten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MEA BRAKHOT mea brachot [= One Hundred Benedictions]. Orden de Bendiciones y las ocaziones en que se deven dezir]

      Albertus Magnus, Amsterdam 1687 - Me¿ah Berachoth / Orden de Bendiciones. Text in Hebrew and Spanish [face a fac]. Engraved frontispiece by the Jewish artist Benjamin Godines depicting Man¿s Five Senses by way of the performances of five ceremonial acts. Crisp, clean copy. ff. (12), 303; pp. (1), 54, (15), 7, (1 blank), (20), (1 blank). Frontispiece detached. Marbled boards. Thick 12mo [Vinograd, Amsterdam 550; Fuks, Amsterdam 606; Gans, Memorbook page 141; Roth, Jewish Art, column 474]. Amsterdam, Albertus Magnus: 1687. A Fine copy. ¿One Hundred Blessings¿: A most striking volume of collected prayers and instructions issued for Marrano refugees. Included in the Me¿ah Berachoth are: the Haggadah for Passover, an index of blessings for the entire year including relevant laws and commentary according to Sephardic rite, a perpetual liturgical calendar, a recipe for Charoseth, instructions for constructing a Mikveh, prayers for the sick, last rites, and prayers for martyrs burned at the stake by the Spanish Inquisition. Of uncommon interest are the ceremonies celebrating the birth of a daughter, ¿Zeved HaBath¿ (Fades de la hija) and the circumcision ceremony of proselytes and servants. Additional scans available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Musæ suethizantes, thet är: sång-gudinnor/ nu först lärande dichta och spela på swenska. Tedde i några små wärck och dichter/ som på andra sijdan förmäles. Å nyo uplagde af Bengt Höök med egen bekostnadt/ åhr 1687 [Musæ suethizantes, it is: song-goddesses, now for the first time teaching to write and play in Swedish .]. Stockholm, L. Wall, (1687). + COLUMBUS, SAMUEL. Bibliske werld/ sampt andre hans poetiske skriffter/ med flijt samblade/ och andre resan uplagde [Biblical world, and some other of his poetical works .]. Stockholm, J. G. Eberdt, 1687.

      1687 - 4:o. A4-N4 = (104) pp. + 4:o. a4,A4-Q4 = (136) pp. With printed musical notes in the text.Contemporary calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands, spine decorated in blind and with traces of old number label. Red sprinkled edges. Spine defective at bottom, minor worming to covers. Title-leaf in the first work with contemporary crossed-out MS notes in the lower margin and with cut lower corner. Some paper thinning on leaf B3 leading to minor loss of text in the first work, occasional minor spotting. The second work somewhat browned and with some stains, soiling, tears and repairs, the latter leading to loss of two letters on leaf Q1. Old signature and bookplate.Collijn 889 and 178, respectively. Davidsson 74-75 for the second work. First work originally published in 1668. The edition described by Collijn has the number eight printed above the normally erased year 1687, which is not the case in this copy. The work is concluded with a small complimentary poem by O. Wexionius. The publisher Bengt Höök was mainly a wilful bookbinder on the island of Kungsholmen in Stockholm, but found additional incomes in publishing. Columbus' "Bibliske werld" in the variant with woodcut vignette and printed verse on title instead of the engraved vignette. This the first collected edition of Columbus' poetry was published by his pupil Jacob Reenstierna. The music was composed by G. von Düben. Georg Stiernhielm (1598-1672) has been called "the father of Swedish poetry". Samuel Columbus (1642-79) was a friend and pupil of Stiernhelm's and one of the more important Swedish 17th-century poets. He died at age 37 following a longer journey through Germany, Holland, England and France, where he became acquainted with contemporary French literature and began translations of Corneille and Molière, among other things. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Godfrey of Bulloigne: Or the Recovery of Jerusalem. Together with the Life of the Said Godfrey

      London : Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, 1687-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. [32], 655, [1] p. Rebound in modern brown leather. Gilt spine and boards. New marbled endpapers. Fine binding and cover. Faint stain to top page end. Owners name to FFEP and title page. Later owners review of book on verso of book. Same owners scattered notation throughout. The Harrington imprint is the rarest of the three variants of this 1687 edition. Wing T174

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        Harmonie Des Propheties Anciennes Avec Les Modernes, Sur la durée de l` Antechrist, & les souffrances de l` Eglise

      Cologne, chez Pierre Marteau 1687.. 24 Bll., 299 S. - II.: Remarques Curieuses Sur plusieurs Songes De quelques Personnes de Qualité, & specialement de Louis XIV. De La Reine Refvgiee D`Angleterre, Et De Madame De La Valliere. Amsterdam, chez Jaques Le Jeune, 1690. 1 Bl., 20 S., 2 Bll., 16 (recte 116) S. - III. (Bontekoe, Cornelis, eigentlich: Cornelius Dekker): Traité des fièvres où l`auteur découvre l`erreur des médecins anciens et modernes, tant en leur théorie que dans leur pratique. Utrecht, Jean Ribbius 1682. 94 S. Prgt. d. Zt. I.: BL (German books) M 44; VD17 1:074623R: "Nach BL in Holland gedr.". Abhandlung über die "Seher", mit viel Bezug zu Nostradamus. - II. Graesse VI/1, 77. Bibliothekskataloge geben 2 Bll. Vorstücke an, allerdings nach Bogenzählung so komplett wie hier vorliegend. - III.: Barbier III, 18196. Die seltene erste Ausgabe der Abhandlung über das Fieber; der als "Tee-Arzt" bekannte Bontekoe war berüchtigt für seine exzessiven Verabreichungen von Tee, Kaffee und Tabak als Medizin, hat aber auch wie hier die Chinarinde als fiebersenkendes Mittel beschrieben. In vorliegendem Werk bezieht sich Bontekoe auch kurz auf Moliere, der so wie er Tabak als Mittel zur Lebensfreude propagiert hatte. - Einige Blätter von (I) etwas feuchtfleckig, sonst recht gutes Exemplar!

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        A discourse shewing (i.e. showing) that Protestants are on the safer side, notwithstanding the uncharitable judgment of their adversaries; and that their religion is the surest way to Heaven

      London: R. Chiswell, 1687. FIRST EDITION. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Small 4to. A-E4 F2, COMPLETE. Neat modern boards First Edition, a scarce Anti-Catholic pamphlet which answers the question "whether it be their relation to ROME or their relation to CHRIST, that men are saved by." Ours is apparently the only copy on the market. Luke de Beaulieu was "one of the first writers to analyze Protestant and Catholic sources" (Francisco Bethencourt). A copy of Beaulieu's works is preserved in Charles & Sarah Wesley's library (now at the University of Manchester) and is inscribed "Sr. Wesley" (see Randy L. Maddox, "Collection of Books owned by the Charles Wesley Family, Methodist Archives, John Rylands Library, in: Wesleyan Theological Journal 38.2 [2003]: 175-216). John Wesley differentiated between essential beliefs and nonessential beliefs which he called "opinions." He believed that Christians should be unified in love but need not have identical beliefs or practice identical rituals. In his sermon on "Catholic Spirit" he said: "But although a difference in opinions or modes of worship may prevent an entire external union, yet need it prevent our union in affection? Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike? May we not be of one heart, though we are not of one opinion? Without all doubt, we may. Herein all the children of God may unite, notwithstanding these smaller differences. These remaining as they are, they may forward one another in love and in good works." Wesley, though he had his own personal lapses in this area, opposed religious bigotry and did not allow it in Methodist societies. "Luke de Beaulieu (1644/5-1723), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was a native of France, and was educated at the University of Saumur. Obliged to leave his country on account of his religion he sought refuge in England about 1667 and was naturalized English in June 1682. He rapidly gained a reputation as a cleric, and in November 1670 he received the vicarage of Upton-cum-Chalvey, Buckinghamshire, which he kept until 1681. About 1670 he was also elected divinity reader in the chapel of St George at Windsor. In 1683 he was appointed chaplain to the infamous Judge George Jeffreys, an office which he continued to hold until the revolution of 1688 brought his patron's career to a close. Meanwhile he had become a student at Oxford in 1680; he took the degree of BD on 7 July 1685 at Christ Church, and in October 1686 he was presented by Jeffreys to the rectory of Whitchurch, near Reading. He was made prebendary of St Paul's on 17 January 1687 and, on the following 21 May, prebendary of Gloucester, promotions which he again owed to Jeffreys, now lord chancellor. Beaulieu published various pieces against Roman Catholicism as well as some sermons on public occasions. His principal work was a manual of devotion, Claustrum animae, the Reformed Monastery, or, The Love of Jesus (1677), which was reprinted in 1678 and again in 1865. It is dedicated in gratitude to Dr John Fell, bishop of Oxford and dean of Christ Church, to whom Beaulieu later became chaplain." (SOURCE: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). REFERENCES: Wing (2nd ed.) B1572. McAlpin Coll., IV, p. 237. Peck, Catalogue of the Collection of Tracts for and Against Popery, No. 216. ESTC R20774. See also Francisco Bethencourt, "The Inquisition: A Global History, 1478-1834" p. 8.

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        Glossarium Archaiologicum, Continens Latino-Barbara, Peregrina, Obsoleta, & Novatae Significationis Vocabula [etc ] Third edition Cowley 178 (variant) (with "auctior" in the edition statement); Wing S4926 Folio

      London: Excudebat Tho. Braddyll, & Prostant apud Georg. Pawlett [etc.], 1687. Contemporary blind ruled, panelled vellum blind-tooled and gilt lozenges, front joint repaired, some wear and bowing, attractive; the Taussig copy The best edition of the work which Holdsworth calls "the earliest dictionary of early legal and historical terms constructed upon sound principles" and the basis for Spelman's studies begun earlier in the century on English law and its history

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        A discourse shewing (i.e. showing) that Protestants are on the safer side, notwithstanding the uncharitable judgment of their adversaries; and that their religion is the surest way to Heaven

      London: R. Chiswell, 1687. FIRST EDITION. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Small 4to. A-E4 F2, COMPLETE. Neat modern boards First Edition, a scarce Anti-Catholic pamphlet which answers the question "whether it be their relation to ROME or their relation to CHRIST, that men are saved by." Ours is apparently the only copy on the market.Luke de Beaulieu was "one of the first writers to analyze Protestant and Catholic sources" (Francisco Bethencourt). A copy of Beaulieu's works is preserved in Charles & Sarah Wesley's library (now at the University of Manchester) and is inscribed "Sr. Wesley" (see Randy L. Maddox, "Collection of Books owned by the Charles Wesley Family, Methodist Archives, John Rylands Library, in: Wesleyan Theological Journal 38.2 [2003]: 175-216).John Wesley differentiated between essential beliefs and nonessential beliefs which he called "opinions." He believed that Christians should be unified in love but need not have identical beliefs or practice identical rituals. In his sermon on "Catholic Spirit" he said: "But although a difference in opinions or modes of worship may prevent an entire external union, yet need it prevent our union in affection? Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike? May we not be of one heart, though we are not of one opinion? Without all doubt, we may. Herein all the children of God may unite, notwithstanding these smaller differences. These remaining as they are, they may forward one another in love and in good works."Wesley, though he had his own personal lapses in this area, opposed religious bigotry and did not allow it in Methodist societies."Luke de Beaulieu (1644/5-1723), Church of England clergyman and religious writer, was a native of France, and was educated at the University of Saumur. Obliged to leave his country on account of his religion he sought refuge in England about 1667 and was naturalized English in June 1682. He rapidly gained a reputation as a cleric, and in November 1670 he received the vicarage of Upton-cum-Chalvey, Buckinghamshire, which he kept until 1681. About 1670 he was also elected divinity reader in the chapel of St George at Windsor. In 1683 he was appointed chaplain to the infamous Judge George Jeffreys, an office which he continued to hold until the revolution of 1688 brought his patron's career to a close. Meanwhile he had become a student at Oxford in 1680; he took the degree of BD on 7 July 1685 at Christ Church, and in October 1686 he was presented by Jeffreys to the rectory of Whitchurch, near Reading. He was made prebendary of St Paul's on 17 January 1687 and, on the following 21 May, prebendary of Gloucester, promotions which he again owed to Jeffreys, now lord chancellor. Beaulieu published various pieces against Roman Catholicism as well as some sermons on public occasions. His principal work was a manual of devotion, Claustrum animae, the Reformed Monastery, or, The Love of Jesus (1677), which was reprinted in 1678 and again in 1865. It is dedicated in gratitude to Dr John Fell, bishop of Oxford and dean of Christ Church, to whom Beaulieu later became chaplain." (SOURCE: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). REFERENCES: Wing (2nd ed.) B1572. McAlpin Coll., IV, p. 237. Peck, Catalogue of the Collection of Tracts for and Against Popery, No. 216. ESTC R20774. See also Francisco Bethencourt, "The Inquisition: A Global History, 1478-1834" p. 8.

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        Floro Historico de la Guerra Sagrada contra Turcos. Tercera Parte, que contiene los sucesos del año MDCLXXXVI

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Antonio Roman, a costa de Sebastian de Armendariz, 1687. 4to.; 8 hs., 252 pp. Ejemplar carente de frontispicio. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

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        The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: And his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha, Now Made English according to the Humour of our Modern Language. And Adorned with several Copper Plates

      Thomas Hodgkin 1687 - First Edition, First Printing of the First illustrated Edition in English of Don Quixote. A beautiful copy bound in full brown calf to period, with raised bands and is elaborately gilt-decorated on the spine. The book has the copper-engraved frontispiece and eight copper-engraved plates, each bearing two images. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal du voyage du chevalier Chardin en Perse et aux Indes orientales, par la mer Noire et par la Colchide qui contient le voyage de Paris à Hispahan.

      Lyon, Thomas Amaulry, 1687. - 8vo. 2 vols. (24), 438 pp. 439, (9) pp. With engr. portrait frontispiece, additional engr. title, folding engra. map and 15 engr. plates (12 folding). Contemp. French full calf with giltstamped spines. Edges sprinkled in red. Second French edition of Chardin's account of his travels in Persia and India. Includes extracts from the Qur'an (sura 26) as well as Muslim religious songs extolling the greatness of Prophet and the city of Mecca. The French traveller Jean Chardin (1643-1713) had spent the years 1665-70 and 1671-77 in the Middle East and is considered the most knowledgeable westerner of his period with regard to Persian geography and customs (cf. Henze). "He apparently knew Esfahan better than Paris and visited nearly every part of the country. His account of the Persian court and his business transactions with the shah are of considerable interest" (Howgego). "The son of a jeweller, Chardin first went to the Levant in 1665 in order to purchase gems. He made a second journey there in 1671, spending much time in the company of the artist Guillaume Grelot, whom he met in Constantinople and whose drawings inspired the engravings in the present work. Chardin's acute observations and valuable insights into oriental life were highly praised by Montesquieu, Rousseau, Gibbon and Helvetius, all of whom drew on his work in their own writings" (Atabey 218). Persecuted as a Protestant, Chardin settled in London in 1681 and was appointed jeweller to the Royal Court. His journal, originally written in French, was first published in an English translation (London, 1686); the same year, the first French edition appeared in Amsterdam - translated back from the English (cf. Howgego). As Chardin did not consider himself qualified to remark on India, the early editions do not include an account of this part of his journey (though it was ultimately published in 1711). - Some browning; spine-ends chipped; a few tears to individual plates professionally repaired. Altogether a good copy. Rare; OCLC cites a single copy (in the BnF), while Quebec appears to possess a four-volume 12mo variant, and a separate first volume is in the Newberry Library. OCLC 457498604. Cf. Howgego I, 216f. Henze I, 557f. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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