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        Wonderen soo aen als in, en wonder-gevallen soo op als ontrent de zeeën, rivieren, meiren, poelen en fonteynen: historischer; ondersoeckender, en redenvoorstellender wijs verhandeld.

      - Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1687.4to. Contemporary blind tooled vellum (top of spine and front cover sl. damaged). With etched allegorical title-page by Jan Luijken (skilfully remargined with loss of one word (Boeck-verkoper) of last line). (16),688,(56) pp.* Probably first edition, an Amsterdam edition of 1667, cited by Bierens de Haan, appears to be a ghost. - Includes mumerous references to natural history of Europe, North and South America, and Africa, also including piracy and shipwrecks. - Except some minor stains on first lvs, a fine large paper copy. - Rare.Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 134; Bierens de Haan 5206 note; Cat. NHSM II, p.716; European Americana IV, 687/145; SAB IV, p.699. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje]
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        De geheele weereld, In haere sonderlinghe et uytgeleesenste gevallen, voorgesteld tot een, Historische Kronijck der Kronijcken

      Aert Dircksz, Oostzaen, Amsterdam 1687 - 4 van de 5 volumes (vol 1 ontbreekt). Met de hand geschreven ex libris uit 1805. 4 volumes. Volperkamenten banden met nerven en bruinlederen titelvignet. Koudgestempelde kaften met randversiering en centraal medaillon. Goede staat.

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        A Reply to two Discourses [by A. Woodhead concerning the adoration of our Blessed Savior in the Holy Eucharist. BOUND WITH Smalridge's Animadversions on the eight theses . AND Reflections on the historical part of Church-government, part V.: . also BOUND WITH (the scarce) Abr. Woodland's An answer to some considerations on the spirit of martin Luther and the original of the Reformations

      Oxford : printed at the Theater 1687 - Subjects; Church polity - Early works to 1800. Eucharist - Adoration. Lord's Supper - Church of England - Reformation - Martin Luther - Early works to 1800. EARLY OXFORD IMPRINTS. Physical desc.; pp. 68, 68, 99, 68. References; (Smalridge), S.T.C. S4003, but 4o not folio (cf. Wolf), ESTC citation no.: R21238. Smalridge's Reflections attributed by Wing. Animadversions; Wing S 4001. Two Discourses; A0899, Wing A899. Title within double line border; engraved title vignette depicting the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford. (printer's mark); initials. Provenance; from the library of Hickmann Barr. with his bookplate. Finely bound in full, contemporary aniline calf; panels bordered and ruled in blind. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a gilt-blocked title label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Réformation de l'Eglise d'Angleterre. Trad. par Mr De Rosemond.

      Samuel de Tournes. Genève. 1687. - 4 vol. in-12, rel. 19ème, 1/2 chagrin rouge aux coins, dos à 5 nerfs, 27ff+43+551+36ff +575+534pp. et 16 gravures h.-t. Bel ex. en tbe.

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        Opuscula Medica Hactenus Edita... [bound with] Nova Medicinae Tum Practicae Tum Speculativae Clavis. Sive Ars Explorandi Medicas Plantarum, ac Corporum Quorumcumque Facultates ex Solo Sapore

      London: Samuelis Smith [Samuel Smith]. Cover worn and detached. Text block firm Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. 1687. [First Edition]. Leather cover. 160mm x 90mm (6" x 4"). 200pp. '... I. De luis venereae absq; salivatione mercuriali, curatione. II. De modo curandi bubonis venerei & tutiore salivationis methodo. [nunc primum editum.] III. De varietate, ac variatione pulsus. IV. De dignoscendis medicis plantarum, ac corporum quorumcumque virtutibus ex solo sapore. Second work shown with separate title page published in 1685. .

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        THE HISTORY OF THE CITY AND STATE OF GENEVA; from its First Foundation to the Present Time.

      London: Bernard White 1687 - FIRST EDITION, folio, pp vi, 250, 6, 5 plates (1 folding), contemporary brown full polished calf, joints cracked, corners rubbed, internally clean and crisp. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: J & S L Bonham ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        The History of the City and State of Geneva, from Its First Foundation to This Present Time. Faithfully Collected from Several Manuscripts of Jacobus Gothofredus, Monsieur Chorier, and others

      Printed for Bernard White, London 1687 - (vi); 250; (vi) pages. Engraved frontispiece, folding map, plan, plate, engraved plate in text. Contemporary full speckled calf, neatly rebacked, new morocco label. With the bookplate of the Earl of Aylesford of Packington. A tall handsome copy. Wing S5017 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        The History of the City and State of Geneva, from its First Foundation to this present Time., Faithfully collected from several Manuscripts of Jacobus Gothofredius, Monsieur Chorier, and Others.

      London, Bernard White, 1687 - 3 Bl., 250 S., 3 Bl. Mit 1 Titelkpf. und 4 Kpf.-Taf., davon 2 Ansichten von Genf (1 dav.doppelblgr.). Stellenweise stockfleckig, Titelkupfer restauriert. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 0 31 cm. x 19 cm. Privater Halblederband d.Zeit mit Goldprägung, Rückenschild und Buntpapierbezug. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerber AG, VEBUKU/ILAB/VSAR]
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        Opera Quaedam Reliqua

      Quarto, contemporary red goatskin, the covers with a gilt border of a chain roll and a repeated rococo floral tool, smooth spine panelled in gilt, lettered on a green goatskin label, elaborately gilt tooled, marbled endleaves, leaf edges gilt, (4) leaves + xpp + 594pp + (1)leaf + 32pp + (1)leaf + 33pp + (1)leaf + 23pp, bookplate of John Crerar Library on front paste down, small discreet perforated cypher on title and deaccession stamp on verso of title, a very good copy in a most attractive contemporary binding, possibly from the Foulis bindery. Gaskell,The Foulis Press, no.600. Bonar, Catalogue of the Library of Adam Smith, p.167.FIRST EDITION of this posthumous edition of the unpublished works of Robert Simson (1687-1768), Professor of Mathematics at Glasgow University.Professor James Clow, the successor of Adam Smith in the Chair of Logic at Glasgow, writes the forward to this book; having been chosen, quite possibly on the recommendation of Adam Smith, to edit these highly important works of Simson. The book was printed at the cost of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl Stanhope (1714-1786) of Chevening, Kent, the mathematician, who was a friend of both Simson and Adam Smith, and was in correspondence with Adam Smith at the time the editor was being chosen. Adam Smith had a copy of this book in his Library.

      [Bookseller: Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books]
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        C. Cornelii Taciti Opera. Interpretatione Perpetua et Notis Illustravit Julianus Pichon Abbas. Jussu Christianissimi Regis, In Usum Serenissimi Delphini. [Tacitus/Works].

      Parisiis, Apud Viduam Claudii Thiboust, Petrum Esclassan, Jurat. Bibliopol. Universit ordin. via D. Joan. Lateran. e regione Collegii Regii. M. DC. LXXXII-VII [1682-87]. acheve d'imprimer pour la primiere fois le 4. Octobre 1687. - Four volumes, quarto; size of bindings: 7 3/4 in. x 10 1/4 in., Volume 1: printed titlepage with woodcut ornament: [64]pp., including royal privilege, pp. [1]-731; Volume 2: titlepage; pp. [1]-1041; Volume 3: titlepage; pp. iii-[xx], including royal privilege, pp. [1]-834 + [6]pp. index; Volume 4: titlepage: [8]pp., pp. [1]-412, [2]pp. index, [272]pp. of index vocabularum. Bound in full old vellum, with faded inked titling at upper spines; headbands, all edges sprinkled red. Former owner's printed book labels on the front paste-down of each volume. Slight dusting to vellum covers, some ink notations of words in margins, and some penciled words in other margins; some age-related tanning to some pages. Overall, in well-preserved condition. Scarce item, the complete set of the Delphine edition of Tacitus' works in four volumes; regarded as "very rare" by Dibdin & one of the least common of the "Ad usum Delphini" classics by Brunet. The scan shows the spine and part of the front cover of one volume. Weight: 14 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. (Latin text). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        HISTORIA de la Revoluciones de Hungría. Traducida de francés en castellano por el Vizconde de Miralcázar, D. Álvaro Bernaldo de Quirós. Tomos II y III.

      - M., por Julián de Paredes, 1687-89, 21 x 15,5 cm., 2 tomos, pergamino, bello frontis grabado por Marcos Orozco + 7 h. + 540 págs. + 6 h. = 12 h. + 320 págs. (Últimos dos tomos de esta obra, los mas raros según Palau, atribuidos al abate Brenner. Comprenden los años 1681 a 1689). HUNGRÍA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Journal du Voyage du Chevalier Chardin en Perse et aux Indes Orientales, par la Mer Noire & par la Colchide. Qui contient le Voyage de Paris à Ispahan,

      Lyon, Thomas Amaulry 1687 - mit 9 Kupfern, 439 (9) Seiten, Portrait fehlt, Karte Seite 1 nur 2. Teil. Oberes und unteres Kapital mit kleinen Fehlstellen, sonst ordentliches Exemplar Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 10x17, brauner Ledereinband der Zeit mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und rotem Rückenschild

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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.

      Printed by Tho. Hodgkin, and are to be sold by John Newton, London 1687 - [18], 616 [i.e. 612], [3] pp. A7 (3d and 6th l. signed: A2), c², B-R4, S³, T-2O4, 2P³, 2Q-4I4, 4K². Translated by John Phillips. With copper-engraved frontispiece & 8 copper-engraved plates, each bearing two images. (folio) 12¾x8, period calf, rebacked with modern calf, morocco spine label, later endpapers. First Illustrated Edition in English. First illustrated edition available in the English language of one of the high spots of world literature. Complete with all the plates, rare thus. Plates to face p. 135 and p. 295 are included in the pagination. Page 58 wrongly numbered 63, p. 63 numbered 58. Wing C1774A. / Condition: Frontispiece backed, margins extended, a few tiny worm holes; title-page with repair along gutter, ink ownership signature; light stain to top margins of prelims. extending to text in a few instances, A2 corner missing, C1 & S4 lower corner repaired, repair to A5v, very good. Protected by an acid-free clamshell box that we made for that masterpiece. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        ANNALES DE LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE DEPUIS LA REUNION DE LA COMTE DE TOULOUSE A LA COURONNE : AVEC UN ABREGE DE L'ANCIENNE HISTOIRE DE CETTE VILLE ET UN RECUEIL DE DIVERS TITRES ET ACTES POUR SERVIR DE PREUVES OU D'ECLAIRCISSEMENTS A CES ANNALES. - PREMIERE PARTIE A LAQUELLE ON A AJOUTE UNE DISSERTATION SUR L'OR DE TOULOUSE; & UNE TABLE ALPHABETIQUE DES CAPITOULS, DONT LES ELECTIONS SONT CONTENUES DANS CE VOLUME. - SECONDE PARTIE A LAQUELLE ON A AJOUTE DES ADDITIONS A LA PREMIERE PARTIE, & PLUSIEURS PIECES IMPORTANTES CONCERNANT LES FIEFS NOBLES ET ROTURIERS DE LA SENECHAUSSEE DE TOULOUSE & DU RESTE DU LANGUEDOC, & L'EXEMTION DE CETTE PROVINCE DES DROITS D'ASSISE OU ASSIGNAT, & AUTRES : AVEC UNE TABLE ALPHABETIQUE DES NOMS DES CAPITOULS DONT LE

      1687-1701 1687 - 2 FORTS VOLUMES IN-FOLIO (25 X 36 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (36) + 149 + (2) + 344 + (2) + 128 + (36) ET (10) + 548 + (4) + 112 + CII + (2) + 20 + (38) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU HAVANE, DOS A SIX FORTS NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN HAVANE, ROULETTE DOREE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES MOUCHETEES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE DE 2 VIGNETTES DE TITRE, 9 BANDEAUX, 9 LETTRINES ET 4 CULS-DE-LAMPE GRAVES SUR CUIVRE PAR S. LECLERC ET JAC. SIMONIN, AINSI QUE DE 3 BANDEAUX, 4 LETTRINES ET 58 CULS-DE-LAMPE, GRAVES SUR BOIS. (SANS LE PORTRAIT EN FRONTISPICE QUI MANQUE GENERALEMENT, CAR PARU EN 1702, POSTERIEUREMENT A L'OUVRAGE). ON TROUVE EGALEMENT RELIE DANS LE TOME I : - REQUETE PRESENTEE AU ROY PAR LE SINDIC DE LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE. TOULOUSE. LECAMUS. 1723. (11 PAGES). - ARTICLES PRESENTEZ AU ROY LOUIS XV PAR LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE, POUR LA CONFIRMATION DE SES DROITS. TOULOUSE. LE CAMUS. 1717. (16 PAGES). - GRAVEROL. NOTICE OU ABREGE HISTORIQUE DES VINGT-DEUX VILLES, CHEFS DES DIOCESES DE LA PROVINCE DE LANGUEDOC. TOULOUSE. COLOMYEZ. 1696. (47 PAGES). EDITION ORIGINALE. (SAFFROY. II. 25832. - BRUNET. III. 742. - LAMOTHE. 139). QUELQUES DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, DONT QUELQUES ERAFLURES AVEC PETITS MANQUES DE CUIR, UNE CHARNIERE FENDUE AVEC PLAT TOUJOURS ATTENANT, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        Histoire metallique de la Republique de Hollande.

      Paris, Daniel Horthemels, 1687. - (1st ed.). Folio. XVI+317+(15) pp. With frontisp., title vignette, 12 plts., 180 ills. (all engr.) & 122 etched vignettes (coins & medals). Index. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf, spine gilt. VG/--. (Binding sl. rubbed, lower corners sl.dam., exposing boards; endp. sl. browned, old engr. bookplate on pastedown, inscr. on endp.; sporadic light waterst. in margins). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Antiquite Des Tems Retablie Et Defendue Contre Les Juifs & Les Nouveaux Chronologistes.

      A Amsterdam : Chez Henry Desbordes 1687 - Physical desc. : [12], 362, 58 p. ; 16 cm. (12mo) . Language: French. Subject: Bible - Chronology. Anonymous author from Barbier. Before imprint: Sur la copie de Paris. Referenced by: Barbier, A. A. Ouvrages anonymes I, c.220. CLC P758. Full, contemporary vellum, very good. Generalized wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 362 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE SIAM Fait en 1685 & 1686

      France Paris Chez Sebastien Mabre-Cromoisy 1687. . 2nd Ed. 12mo. T.p. device. [iv] + 651pp. + [i]. French text. Signature D11 repaired to leading corner with partial loss to three lines of text, some light browning and occasional light marginal staining, marbled e.ps., modern leather with gilt ruling and tooling to spine with gilt lettered title labels. François Timoléon, Abbé de Choisy (1644–1724). Choisy formed part of an official embassy from Louis XIV to the Siamese court that hoped, in vain, to convert the Siamese king to Christianity. Two other members of the expedition, Alexandre de Chaumont and Gui Tachard, also wrote accounts of the journey. This second edition published the same year, and by the same publishers as the quarto first edition. US$553

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        Pharmacopea illustrata et aucta.hinc mineralia, vegetabilia et animalia chimico-medice describuntur.physiche hermetico-hippocratiche curiosiorum rerum naturalium scriptorum.compilavit J.J. Mangetus.cum figuris.

      Coloniae Allobrogrum S. De Tournes, Coloniae 1687 - [Figurato Farmacologia] (cm.36,4) bella piena pergamena originale con nervi e titolo calligrafato al dorso. -- cc. 28 nn., pp. 800, cc. 44 nn., cc. 4 nn. Con 6 tavv. f.t. incise in rame con strumenti, alambicchi e macchine. Testo a due colonne, dedica del Magentus ed epistola dedicatoria dell' autore. Opera celebre, considerata autorevole anche al suo tempo. Apparsa ad Ulm nel 1641, veniva ancora ristampata in tedesco nel 1746. In essa si trova tutto lo scibile farmacologico di quei tempi. L' autore(1600-1664) ci da dei medicamenti una classificazione assai particolareggiata. Bruniture sparse più o meno livi per il tipo della carta come tutte le copie, altrimenti esemplare bello, marginoso e genuino con tavole nitide in ottima tiratura. All' inizio, a c. 6 e c. 7 si trovano due capolettera figurati cinquecenteschi di grande bellezza (cm.5,6x5,6) tratti dal celebre alfabeto degli infanti del Durer; gli stessi usati nell' Herodotus del 1537 (vedi Choix 3435 e 3451). Rara edizione mancante a molta bibliografia consultata compreso Waller, Ferguson, Hirsh, Duveen e Krivatsy che differisce nel luogo di stampa. Alla sguardia antico ex libris manoscritto: "Di Francesco Barbieri". Per notizie su Francesco Barbieri vedi: Fantuzzi G. " Scritori Bolognesi" 1781-94, vol. I pag. 360.[f68] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA]
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        RECUEIL HISTORIQUE DE LA VIE ET DES OUVRAGES DES PLUS CELEBRES ARCHITECTES.

      Chez La Veuve De Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy., Paris. 1687 - . [16, 249, 18pp]. FIRST EDITION.Rebacked in leather using original leather boards with original spine laid down . Engraved vignette on title page, 2 headpieces engraved by C. Vermeulen after Sevin, and many tailpieces. Felibien was an architect like his father Andrew Felibien and also treasurer of the Academy of Inscriptions and Letters, historian and secretary of the King the Royal Academy of Architecture in 1718. Title roughly translates to: "Compendium of the Life History and Works of Famous Architects". Text in French. Includes index. Edges darkened on title page.Boards worn and corners bumped.Some light toning.Lacking front flyleaf.Binding is strong. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica : autore Is. Newton, Trin. Coll. Cantab. Soc. Matheseos Professore Lucasiano + Societatis Regalis Sodali

      A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT: Gran Bretaña Londres : Londini : Jussu Societatis Regiae ac typis Josephi Streater, prostant venales apud Sam. Smith 1687 500 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Archival reprint. Modern Reprint. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition, Clean and Unmarked Text. Limited edition of 100 copies. . Clean and Unmarked Text. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Fully Illustrated. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Mathematics / History.

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        Voyage de Siam des pères jesuites envoyés par le roy, aux Indes & à la Chine.

      Chez Pierre Mortier 1687 - - Chez Pierre Mortier, A Amsterdam 1687, In 12 (10x16,2cm), (10) 227pp. (1bc.) (12), relié. - Seconde édition, après l'originale parue dans le format in-4 en 1686, qui ne contenait que 19 figures contre 30 figures dans cette édition : un frontispice, une vignette de titre et 28 planches dont de nombreuses dépliantes. Trois cartes dont une carte des pays du Cap de Bonne-Espérance. Nombreuses figures d'animaux, notamment le rhinocéros, le varan, l'éléphant, le zèbre, le caméléon. Plein Vélin rigide d'époque. Dos lisse muet. Manque aux deux coins droits en bas. Minces déchirures à quelques planches. Un manque en coin à une planche. Bon exemplaire. En 1685, Le jésuite et mathématicien Guy Tachard fut envoyé en compagnie de cinq autres jésuites savants avec la première ambassade de France dépêchée au Siam leur mission était principalement de recueillir des informations scientifiques. La relation de voyage commence à Brest, pour se poursuivre au Cap de Bonne-Espérance (avec de longs chapitre sur les populations indigènes, la faune.), à Java, Batavia, puis à Siam (avec le fameux récit de l'accueil de la fameuse ambassade de France). Tachard retourna plus tard en France, en passant par Rome, avec le titre d'ambassadeur extraordinaire du roi de Siam. Il effectua encore plusieurs voyages au Siam. Importante relation du premier voyage en Thaïlande (le royaume de Siam ne prit le nom de Thaïlande qu'en 1939) par un savant à l'esprit curieux et infiniment ouvert. (10) 227pp. (1bc.) (12) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Georgii Buchanani Scoti Poemata Quæ Extant

      [Amsterdam], Amstelædami, Apud H. Wetstenium [1687] - Description: 8 p. L. , 546, [12] p. 13 cm. Erratum sheet to the rear bound in. Subject heading: Latin language and literature; Poetry. Size: 12°. Notes: Engr. T. -p. With portrait of author. "Georgii Buchanani vita ab ipso scripta biennio ante mortem": prelim. L. 2-5. "Euripidis Medea & Alcestis, latino carmine reddita": p. 480-546. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern tree calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - of presentation quality. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De amazonibus dissertatio, quâ an verè extiterint, necne, variis ultro citroque conjecturis & argumentis disputatur. Multa etiam ad eam gentem pertinentia, ex antiquis monumentis eruuntur atque illustrantur. Editio secunda, auctior & correctior.

      1687 - Amsterdam, J. Wolters & Y. Haring, 1687. 8:o. Extra engraved title page,(10),398,(12) pp. With engravings in the text. Contemporary slightly worn vellum with traces of a handwritten title on spine. A tear in the outer margin on p. 99. Faded dampstain on pp. 289-338. Note on the front fly leaf: "Vigilantibus 1729".Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1310, note. First published in 1685. This work is a thorough and learned survey of statements on amazones, women warriors, made by classical authors. Richly illustrated with depiction of coins. Pierre Petit (1617-87) was a physician in Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Horti Academici Lugduno-Batavi catalogus exhibens plantarum omnium nomina, quibus ab anno MDCLXXXI ad annum MDCLXXXVI Hortus suit instructus ut & plurimarum in eodem cultaram & à nemine hucusque editarum descriptiones & icones.

      - Lugduni Batavorum, C. Boutesteyn, 1687. 8vo (195 x 115mm). pp. (18), 699, (1), with 1 engraved frontispiece and 107 engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, sides with gilt coat of arms (skilful repair to head of spine). First edition of this important catalogue of the Leiden botanic garden portraying numerous exotic recently introduced plants. "Hermann returned to Leiden in 1680 on receiving an appointment as Professor of Botany and director of the botanic garden. He devoted himself assiduously to building up the Leiden garden with rare plants from the East Indies, America and the Cape. His first publication, 'Horti academici Lugduno-Batavi catalogus', Leiden 1687, was a descriptive catalogue of the plants in the University garden in which many are attractively illustrated, including 34 Cape plants" (Gunn & Codd, Botanical exploration of Southern Africa pp. 26-27)."Paul Hermann was director of the Leiden Botanical garden from 1679-1695. He did excellent, vigorous work in depicting his plants, and one group of his drawings of Ceylon plants, made in the second half of the 17th century, had an interesting history. They were carefully preserved for many years by a series of collectors, one of whom finally brought them to the attention of Linné in 1745. Linné found them so exciting that he based his 'Flora Zeylandica' on them in 1747 ." (Hunt 378). Thousands of specimens from outside the Netherlands were in cultivation towards the end of the century and the garden attained world-wide reknown. The attractive allegorical frontispiece shows the Leiden botanical garden. Bound in cancelled leaves C3 and Aa7 as usual (see Hunt). At the outer margin 2 plates partially cut at plate edge. A fine copy.Stafleu & Cowan TL2 2684; Kerkham, Southern Botanical Literature no. 278, Hunt 378. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pas kaart van de Zee kusten van Guiana Cabo Noord en Rio Amano

      Johannes van Keulen, Amsterdam 1687 - A very fine copy of this excellent and very early chart of French Guiana. This beautifully-finished map was published by innovative Dutch cartographer and publisher ,Johannes van Keulen, in the 1687 second edition of the third volume his Sea-Atlas [or Zee-Fakkel ]. The chart concentrates on Cayenne (now the capital of French Guiana) and coast to the north-west almost to the border with Surinam and south-east to the border with Brazil and beyond to the Rio Arowary, close to the mouth of the Amazon. There are two insets: one a close-up of the island of Cayenne, and the second of the French fort of the same name. The French made a number of abortive attempts to colonise the region, in 1604 and 1643, and it was not until 1664, when France finally succeeded at establishing a permanent settlement at Cayenne. As with most parts of the region, the area changed hand a number of times, between the French, Dutch and English, before being finally restored to France. Cf. Koeman IV, Keu109B. Copper-engraved map, full contemporary hand-colouring, heightened with gold.

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        L'Histoire Du Vieux Et Du Nouveau Testament Représentée Avec Des Figures & Des Explications édifiantes, tirées des Saints Pères pour regler les moeurs dans toute sorte de conditions. Dédiée à Monseigneur le Dauphin.

      Denys Thierry, Paris, 1687. Nouvelle Edition. - In-4, 14 p + 552 p. Profusément illustré avec nombreuses gravures en taille doucePlein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs. Pièce de titre rouge. BON ETAT GENERAL

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        L'Histoire Du Vieux Et Du Nouveau Testament Représentée Avec Des Figures & Des Explications édifiantes, tirées des Saints Pères pour regler les moeurs dans toute sorte de conditions

      Denys Thierry, Paris 1687 - Quarto. [14], 552pp. Original full calf with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. All edges stamped in gold. Marbled endpapers. Title-page in red and black lettering with engraved vignette. Decorative initials, head- and tailpieces. Fascinating work on the history of the Old and New Testaments, profusely illustrated with numerous b/w copper engravings (unsigned). Some edge wear on binding with front joint cracked, but front board still firmly attached. Head of spine chipped and tail rubbed and partly chipped. Closed tear on top of back joint. Corners rubbed. Gilt on edges of binding partly faded. Free front endpaper slightly chipped and partly detached. Minor foxing throughout. Text in French. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in very good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESPERIENZE INTORNO A DIVERSE COSE NATURALI E PARTICOLARMENTE A QUELLE CHE CI SON PORTATE DALL'INDIE

      - Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali, e particolarmente a quelle che ci son portate dall' Indie fatte da Francesco Redi e scritte in una lettera al Reverendiss. Padre Atanasio Chircher.- Napoli, Stamperia di Giacomo Raillard, 1687; en 8º holandesa tela, 6 hojas, 125 páginas y 6 láminas. Papel con manchas y algunas faltas. Redi describe animales y plantas de origen exótico y en particular de las Américas. Describe la hoja de tabaco, etc. Segunda edición rara, la primera es de Florencia 1671.

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        A Discourse of Duels, Shewing the Sinful Nature and Mischievous Effects of Them, and Answering the usual Excuses made for them by Challengers, Accepters, and Seconds. By T.C. D.D

      London: Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Robert Clavell. 1687. First Edition, 4to, [iv],66,[2]pp., with the preliminary imprimatur leaf and final advert leaf, disbound. Comber had been stirred to write this by the frequency of duels amongst the gentlemen and officers at York. Wing, C5462; Thimm, p.65.

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        The Works of our Ancient, Learned, & Excellent English Poet, Jeffrey Chaucer... To which is adjoyn'd, The Story of the Siege of Thebes, By John Lidgate, Monk of Bury. Together with The Life of Chaucer... Also a Table wherein the Old and Obscure Words in Chaucer are explained...

      Eighth Edition Folio, [-]2, A, a-c, B-Rrrr4, Ssss2, , eng. front., 17ff, 660pp, 12ff, 8-line cancel slip pasted to G1 verso, mainly black letter with some roman, 2 faint ownership stamps on title, antique-style full calf, blindstamped double fillet borders with small floral cornerpieces, morocco label on spine, by John Smart,a good tall copy (123/4" against Pforzheimer's 121/4").

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        A Discourse of Duels, Shewing the Sinful Nature and Mischievous Effects of Them, and Answering the usual Excuses made for them by Challengers, Accepters, and Seconds. By T.C. D.D.

      London: Printed by Samuel Roycroft for Robert Clavell 1687 - First Edition, 4to, [iv],66,[2]pp., with the preliminary imprimatur leaf and final advert leaf, disbound. Comber had been stirred to write this by the frequency of duels amongst the gentlemen and officers at York. Wing, C5462; Thimm, p.65. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Istorica Descrizione de' tre' regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola situati nell' Etiopia inferiore Occidentale e delle Missioni Apostoliche Esercitateui da Religiosi Capuccini

      per Giacomo Monti 1687 Istorica Descrizione de' tre' regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola situati nell' Etiopia inferiore Occidentale e delle Missioni Apostoliche Esercitateui da Religiosi Capuccini... Nel presente stile ridotta dal P. Fortunato Alamandini da Bologna... Accuratamente compilata dal P. Giovanni Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo O.F.M. Cap. In Bologna, per Giacomo Monti, 1687. In - folio, pergamena coeva (staccata) ma legata quindi riparabile dal venditore o dall' acquirente (da decidere prima della vendita). (24), 933 pp., 1 f. bianco, con 35 illustrazioni n.t., antiporta allegorica, 9 tavole f.t. e una carta geografica ripiegata, tutte finemente incise in rame. Bell' esemplare intonso. Rara edizione originale. L' autore, missionario cappuccino, fu inviato due volte in Congo nel 1654 e nel 1670. L' opera fu ristampata a Milano nel 1690 e tradotta in francese nel 1732. Gay, Bibliografie del' Afrique, 3070. Brunet, I, 1699: Edition peu commune... ouvrage estime. Manca al Chadenat.

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        Pas-kaart van de Golff van Mexico

      Johannes Van Keulen, Amsterdam 1687 - Van Keulen's scarce 17th century chart of the western Gulf of Mexico, oriented with west to the north. Van Keulen's rare chart of the western portion of the Gulf of Mexico "covers the coastline from the panhandle of present day Florida around to the Yucatan peninsula. The main feature of this map is its originality of form. It is the first sea chart of the western portion of the Gulf of Mexico detailing the coastal waters of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. The geography is largely derived from the exceedingly rare Hessel Gerritz chart of c. 1631" (Burden). As expected, most of the toponyms are Spanish and the mouth of the Mississippi is labelled Baja de Spirito Sancto. Oriented to the west, "it represented the most sophisticated rendering of the coast then available" (Martin & Martin). The Van Keulen family were chart and instrument makers, and publishers of nautical textbooks, books on sea law, shipbuilding, almanacs and more. Founded by Joannes van Keulen (c.1654-1715), the firm remained in business for over 200 years. For the publication of his Zee-Fakkel, Keulen retained geographer and mathematician Claes Janszoon Vooght. Burden's second state, with the page number "14" added to the lower left corner, but before later additions and re-engravings. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 592; Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest p. 85, plate 11. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring. Inset of the waters near Vera Cruz. (Expert restoration at sheet edges).

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        L'Architecture navale,

      Paris: Jean de la Caille,, 1687. contenant la manière de construire les navires, galères & chaloupes, & la définition de plusieurs autres espèces de vaisseaux. Avec les tables des longitudes, latitudes & marées, cours & distances des principaux ports des quatre parties du monde; une description des dangers, écueils, & l'explication des termes de la marine ; [issued with;] Le routier des indes orientales et occidentales … Quarto (241 × 172 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, title gilt direct to the spine, foliate lozenge to the compartments with spiral corner-pieces, edges sprinkled red. Joint title/half-title bound in, publisher's device to the title page of the first-named, which is complete with 7 plates, 5 of them folding, and a folding table. Slightly rubbed, corners bumped, a few small nicks on the boards, neatly restored on the joints, head- and tail-caps and at the corners, plates a little rolled at the fore-edge, one leaf misbound, light browning, but overall a very good copy. First edition. "Consideré comme le premier traité d'architecture navale" (Polak). Although perhaps not the first, Dassié's work is almost certainly the first such work written by a professional in the field, and framed in such a way as to be of practical assistance to fellow shipbuilders. Dassié is a somewhat obscure figure. He was apparently born in Normandy, and lived and worked at various times in both Le Havre and Rouen. On the title page he is styled "C.R.", or"chanoine régulier", a canon regular, of the Order of Saint-Ruf, an Augustinian order named for the first bishop of Avignon, with various sources describing him as master shipbuilder to the king at Le Havre, and to the coast guard at Toulon. As usual the work is bound together with Le Routier des Indes Orientales et Occidentales, which offers a compilation of 26 navigations into the East and West Indies based on Dutch and Portuguese sources.

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        L'Antiquite des tems retablie et defendue contre les Juifs & les Nouveaux Chronologistes.

      Paris, veuve d'Edme Martin, Jean Boudot & Estienne Martin, 1687.. circa 28 x 21,5 cm. 6 ff., 295 , 36, 39 pp., with an engraved vignette to title and a nice engraving of the Tower of Babel in the text Contemporary cardboard. Barbier I, 220; Dorbon-Aine 3640; Rosenthal 8775. Rare first edition printed in Paris (reprinted the same year in Amsterdam). A curious work, that tries to reestablish a correct chronology of the history of the world, that according to the author has been falsified by Jewish historians, who omitted at least 1000 years. Pezron (1639-1706) goes back to Egyptian sources that proved valuable for those interested in the occult (the book is quoted by the bibliographers of esoteric sciences). Of particular interest are the long chapters on Chinese chronology and the sequence of dynasties. Pezron can be considered one of the first European scholars to study Chinese history and its relation to Western culture. - The vignette on the title shows a bookshelf in an architectural border, the engraving in the text is a view of the city of Babel with the Tower. - Nice copy, just minor staining to the first six leaves, minor browning. Uncut. From the library of the historian Georg August von Breitenbauch (1731-1817; also: Breitenbuch) with his engraved bookplate.

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        Chur-Bayerischer Atlas, das ist: Eine Grundrichtige, Historische, und mit vielen schönen Kupfern und Land-Karten gezierte Abbildung, aller in dem hochberühmten Chur-Herzogthum Ober- und Nieder-Bayern, auch in der Obern Pfaltz ligenden vortrefflichen Städten, Märkt und theils Schlösser, samt deroselben Ursprung...2 Tle. in 1Band. Nürnberg, Bleul 1687-90. 13 Bll., 304 S.; 8 Bll., 324 S. mit 2 (gleichen) gest.Frontisp., 1 gest. Titelporträt, 1 gef. gest. Meilenzeiger, 2 (mehrf. gef.) Kupferstichkarten u. 136 (v. 139) Kupferstichansichten. Prgt. d. Zt.

      . . Pfister I, 470 - Nebehay-W.169.- Erste Ausgabe.- Es fehlen die 3 gefalt. Tafeln v. München (Jesuitenkolleg, Residenz, Marienplatz) u. 1 Klosteransicht im 2.Teil; mit 1 zusätzlichen Ansicht v. Waldmünchen.- Nur gering gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Meilenz. mit kl. Randläsuren, insges. schönes Ex.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau von Köln und Deutz ('Vetus Ubiorum oppidum aente Christi Natiuitatem a Romanis Conditum, Saeeulo audem part Christum duodecimo per philippum ab hinsberg Coloniensem Archiepiscopum ....').

      . Kupferstich aus Securis ad radicem posita b. Peter Alexander Bossard, 1687, 30,5 x 42,5. Clemen, Das römische Köln, Seite 14. - Unten rechts unsichtbar hinterlegte Stelle. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtans., mit Darstellung der Beschiessung im Jahr 1686, "Napoli di Romania".

      . Kupferstich v. Koppmayer, 1687, 20,5 x 32. Nebeh.- W., Nr. 793. - Seltene Darstellung der Belagerung im Jahr 1686. Blick vom Hafen zur Stadt.

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        Kirchen-Gesetz und Ordnung, so der Großmächtigste König und Herr, Herr Carl, der Eilffte, der Schweden, Gothen und Wenden [er]c im Jahre 1686 hat verfassen und im Jahr 1687 im Druck außgehen und publiciren lassen.

      Stockholm, Joh. G. Eberdt, 1687.. [4] Bl., 189 S., [22] Bl. Original-Ganzleder der Zeit. 8° (16 x 19,5 cm).. "Mit denen dazu gehörigen Verordnungen. Auf HöchstErmelten Ihrer Königl. Maj.t gnädigsten Befehl ins Teutsche übersetzet." Enthält: Von der rechten christlichen Lehre. Von Predigten und ordentlicher Verrichtung des Gottesdienstes. Von der Tauffe. Von der Noth-Tauffe. Vom Kirchgang der Sechswöchnerinnen. Von der Beicht und Absolution. Von der geheimen Beicht. Von allgemeiner Beicht. Von offenbahrer Beicht und Kirchen-Buß. Von dem Bann. Von dem Nachtmahl des Herrn. Vom allgemeinen Gebet und der Litaney. Von hohen Fest- und Feyertagen. Von Verlöbnüssen [Verlöbnissen] und der Ehe. Von Besuchung der Kranken und Gefangenen. Von christlichem Begräbnüß [Begräbnis]. Vom Predigtamt. Von Wahl der Bischöffe. Etc. Und: Erneuertes Edict, von Fluchen und Schweren, wie auch von Entheiligung des Sabbaths. - Einband mit etwas ausgeblichener geprägter Vergoldung, auf dem Vorderdeckel als geprägte Vignette die Krone mit den Initialen Carls. Kleine Fehlstelle am oberen Teil des Rückens, etwas berieben und bestoßen und mit den üblichen Alterungsspuren. Im vorderen Gelenk leicht angebrochen. Leicht fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. Vorletzte Seite mit einer fehlstelligen Ecke, mit ganz minimalem Textverlust. Zum Teil einige alte Textunterstreichungen. Alter handschriftlicher Eintrag auf dem vorderen Vorsatzblatt und auf dem Titelblatt, letzteres auch alt gestempelt. Hinterer Vorsatz und Innenseite des hinteren Deckels leicht wurmstichig.

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        Toletum, Hispanici Orbis Urbs.

      1687 - Madrid, 1687. Four sheets conjoined, total 790 x 1080mm. Detailed map of the environs of Madrid, with sixteen inset vignette views: Madrid; Talavera; Alcaraz; Huescar; Orán; Ventosilla: sitio de Recreation de la Dignidad; El Alcazar; Toledo; Alcala; Ciudad Real; Cazorla; Puente del Arzobispo; Guadalajara; La Santa Iglesia; Puente de Alcántara.

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        Kirchen-Gesetz und Ordnung, so der Großmächtigste König und Herr, Herr Carl, der Eilffte, der Schweden, Gothen und Wenden [er]c im Jahre 1686 hat verfassen und im Jahr 1687 im Druck außgehen und publiciren lassen.

      Joh. G. Eberdt, Stockholm 1687 - "Mit denen dazu gehörigen Verordnungen. Auf HöchstErmelten Ihrer Königl. Maj.t gnädigsten Befehl ins Teutsche übersetzet." Enthält: Von der rechten christlichen Lehre. Von Predigten und ordentlicher Verrichtung des Gottesdienstes. Von der Tauffe. Von der Noth-Tauffe. Vom Kirchgang der Sechswöchnerinnen. Von der Beicht und Absolution. Von der geheimen Beicht. Von allgemeiner Beicht. Von offenbahrer Beicht und Kirchen-Buß. Von dem Bann. Von dem Nachtmahl des Herrn. Vom allgemeinen Gebet und der Litaney. Von hohen Fest- und Feyertagen. Von Verlöbnüssen [Verlöbnissen] und der Ehe. Von Besuchung der Kranken und Gefangenen. Von christlichem Begräbnüß [Begräbnis]. Vom Predigtamt. Von Wahl der Bischöffe. Etc. Und: Erneuertes Edict, von Fluchen und Schweren, wie auch von Entheiligung des Sabbaths. - Einband mit etwas ausgeblichener geprägter Vergoldung, auf dem Vorderdeckel als geprägte Vignette die Krone mit den Initialen Carls. Kleine Fehlstelle am oberen Teil des Rückens, etwas berieben und bestoßen und mit den üblichen Alterungsspuren. Im vorderen Gelenk leicht angebrochen. Leicht fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. Vorletzte Seite mit einer fehlstelligen Ecke, mit ganz minimalem Textverlust. Zum Teil einige alte Textunterstreichungen. Alter handschriftlicher Eintrag auf dem vorderen Vorsatzblatt und auf dem Titelblatt, letzteres auch alt gestempelt. Hinterer Vorsatz und Innenseite des hinteren Deckels leicht wurmstichig. [4] Bl., 189 S., [22] Bl.

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        ACADEMIA SCIENTIARUM: or the Academy of Sciences. Being a short and easie Introduction to the Knowledge of the liberal Arts and Sciences. With the names of those famous authors that have written on every particular science. In English and Latine.

      London, printed by H. C. for J. Taylor, L. Meredith, T. Bennet, R. Wilde, 1687.FIRST EDITION 1687, 12mo, approximately 145 x 100 mm, 5¾ x 3¾ inches, pages: (22), 179, (12) - Appendix, lacking first leaf with license to print, English and Latin on opposite pages, bound in modern tan cloth, 4 gilt rules and gilt title to spine, new endpapers. Cloth a little marked on lower cover, brown stain to front inner paper hinge, another on rear pastedown, title page age - browned, tiny chip to lower edge, early name in upper margin, text pages very lightly age - browned. A very good clean tight copy of scarce book. David Abercromby (d.1701?), was a physician and philosopher who made his name with a treatise on syphyllis. Academia Scientiarum is a philosophical?scientific dictionary with Latin facing English entries arranged alphabetically from ?Algebra? to ?Rectiline trigonometry?, including Astrology, Astronomy, Military Architecture, Chemistry, Geography, Hydrography, Music, Mechanics, the Art of Sailing, Dialling, Optics, Medicine, Philosophy and Divinity. It concludes with a five - page appendix devoted to Robert Boyle and the corpuscularian philosophy. Abercromby was a member of Boyle's circle, a principal recipient of Boyle's patronage during the 1680s, and, at the author's own request, translated several of Boyle's works into Latin. Sotheran's Bibliotheca Chemico - Mathemica, page 1, No.8. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF SOME TRAVELS IN DIVERS PARTS OF EUROPE

      London, London, printed for Benj. Tooke, and are to be sold by Tho. Sawbridge, 1687.Viz. Hungaria, Servia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Thessaly, Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Friuli. Through a great part of Germany, and the Low - Countries. Through Marca Trevisana, and Lombardy on both sides the Po. With some observations on the Gold, Silver, Copper, Quick - silver Mines, and the Baths and Mineral Waters in those parts. As also the description of many antiquities, habits, fortifications and remarkable places. SECOND EDITION "with many Additions", 1687. Folio in fours, approximately 315 x 200 mm, 12½ x 7¾ inches, 15 of 16 plates, of which 4 are folding, plus 7 large copper engravings in the text, pages: (4), 222, (6) - index and 1 leaf of publisher's adverts, bound in full old calf, raised bands to spine, no label or lettering. Upper hinge cracked but holding on the cords, small crack to lower hinge at top, covers rubbed and marked, small chips to head and tail of spine, small white number at head of spine, inner paper hinges split, old name label on front pastedown, a couple of old names and some numbers on endpapers, title page lightly browned in margins, armorial bookplate on verso title page, lower corner missing from 1 text page, no loss of text, small chip to upper margin of 3 leaves, small closed tear to 1 margin, occasional small light mark to margins, neat repair to lower margin of 1 plate with very slight loss to caption and tiniest loss to lower edge of image, small repair to lower corner of 1 plate, fore - edge margin of 1 folding plate trimmed, no loss of image, fore - edge slightly creased on 2 folding plates, 1 folding plate neatly strengthened on reverse of fold, slightly browned on fold on recto. A good copy, lacking 1 plate. First published in 1673 under a slightly different title, Wing (2nd ed) declares this to be a third edition, despite the statement on the title page that it is a second. The 1685 edition also claims to be a second. Edward Brown (1644?1708), born in Norwich was a physician and traveller, elected fellow of the Royal Society in January 1668. He made 3 tours in Europe and this collected edition of his observations first appeared in 1665. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Wonderen soo aen als in, en wonder-gevallen soo op als ontrent de zeeën, rivieren, meiren, poelen en fonteynen: historischer; ondersoeckender, en redenvoorstellender wijs verhandeld.

      Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1687.4to. Contemporary blind tooled vellum (top of spine and front cover sl. damaged). With etched allegorical title-page by Jan Luijken (skilfully remargined with loss of one word (Boeck-verkoper) of last line). (16),688,(56) pp.* Probably first edition, an Amsterdam edition of 1667, cited by Bierens de Haan, appears to be a ghost. - Includes mumerous references to natural history of Europe, North and South America, and Africa, also including piracy and shipwrecks. - Except some minor stains on first lvs, a fine large paper copy. - Rare.Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 134; Bierens de Haan 5206 note; Cat. NHSM II, p.716; European Americana IV, 687/145; SAB IV, p.699.

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        FASCICULUS GEOMANTICUS, in quo varia variorum opera geomantica continentur. Opus maximè curiosum, à multis hactenus desideratum, nunc verò magno studio correctum & ex parte jam prima vice editum.

      Verona (i.e. Frankfort or Heidelberg), no printer named (J.D. Zunner), 1687.2 works in 1 volume, the second: TABULAE GEOMANTICAE, seu liber singularis de tribus ultimis ex antiquo manuscripto de anno MDXXXV. Jam primo luci datus, annexis duabus tabellis huic studio mirè inservientibus, caeteroquin utilibus & jucundis. Frankfurt, J. D. Zunner, 1693. Fasciculus Geomanticus: FIRST EDITION 1687, small 8vo, approximately 170 x 95 mm, 6½ x 3¾ inches, title page printed red and black, 1 full page engraved plate plus 1 folding plate with 2 engraved illustrations, 6 folding tables, pages: 647, (1 - a blank), pages 104, 123, 227, 533, 546 incorrectly numbered 04, 12, 229, 233, 346, respectively, collation: A - Z8, Aa - Rr8, Ss4 (T3, Ll3 incorrectly signed T5, Ll5, respectively), rebound at some time in half leather over marbled boards, endpapers renewed at the same time, title blind stamped on spine. Spine slightly faded, title page lightly browned with slight worming to top and bottom margins neatly repaired and a name at the top dated 1911, worming persists to page 10, occasional light browning and light spotting, small ink spot to page 353 / 4, no loss, some light brown staining to pages 555 - 557, and 571 - 572, no loss, single plate at page 256 and folding plate at page 292 are lightly browned. A very good complete copy. This is the first edition of a compilation of treatises on geomancy including Robert Fludd's Tractatus de geomantia, H. de Pisis' Opus Geomantiae completum in libros tres, and Quaestiones geomantiae Altakini. Robert Fludd was an English physician and a prominent Rosicrucian. Geomancy was historically a form of predicting the future or uncovering facts hidden to the inquirer using a number of dots randomly jotted down by the geomancer. Fludd attempted to take this idea a little further and to use its application to unlock the unconscious part of the mind. Consequently, the work is of interest to historians of early psychology. Bound with: Tabulae Geomanticae, anonymous, FIRST EDITION 1693, small 8vo, pages: (3), 4 - 197, (3 - blanks), 2 folding tables precede the title page: Tabula Harmonica Sublunarium and Speculum Judiciale Astrologicum. Collation: A - M8, N4. A few pages lightly browned, 1 table slightly misfolded. A very good copy. 2 copies in Copac, 2 others on WorldCat, none of them names the author. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE WORKS OF KING CHARLES THE MARTYR with a collection of declarations

      UK Ric Chiswell 1687 - Large Hardback, 2nd Edition, Full Leather, has a new Leather Spine, some rubs to edges, corners bumped, With a collection of Declarations,Treaties, and other papers, concerning the difference between His Said Majesty and his two houses of parliament, with the history of his life, also of his trial & Martyrdome, book plate to inner board & endpaper, notes to endpapers, some pages have creases & a bit wavy, some old damp marks, some large illustrated plates, 724 pages, see pictures on ABE, more on request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viburnum (Viburnum tinus)

      - A fine image of two stems, the longer topped by a mass of small white flowers, the second much shorter showing the black berries. Jacob van Huysum was born in Amsterdam in about 1687, a member of a renowned family of professional flower painters who enjoyed considerable success in Holland. His father was Justus van Huysum (1659-1716), and his brother Jan van Huysum (1682-1749). Jacob painted in much the same manner as his brother, and as with his brother's work, many of his drawings betray the temperament of an artist rather than that of a botanical illustrator. His 'work, especially in England, has often been mistaken for his brother's. Van Huysum came to England about 1721, in which year he was living in the house of a patron, Mr. Lockyear of the South Sea House. Subsequently he was patronised by Sir Robert Walpole, who received him as an intimate of his house at Chelsea, and employed him to paint flowerpieces. for the decoration of the great house at Houghton in Norfolk' (DNB ). He also provided the majority of the drawings for the 50 illustrations to John Martyn's Historia Plantarum Rariorum (London: 1728-38), as well all the drawings to another work, Catalogus Plantarum. A catalogue of trees, shrubs, plants and flowers (London: 1730). The present drawing shows the painterly approach where the artist, whilst not sacrificing botanical accuracy, tries to capture the essence of his subject. His work offers a contrast to the more strictly scientific approach of Georg Dionysius Ehret, his younger contemporary and sometime colleague. Cf. Henrey II, p.213. Signed `J Van Huysum' (lower right). Pencil and watercolour, crowned shield with fleur-de-lys watermark.

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