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        Aur. Cron. Celsi de Medicina Libri Octa, Brevioribus Rob. Constantini, Is. Casauboni Aliorum que Scholis ac locis parallelis illustrati. Cura & Studio Th. J. ae Almeloveen, M.D.

      Amstelaedami, Apud Joannem Wolters, 1687, Kl.12, 48, 574, 26 pp., mit gest. Frontisp., 1 Portrait, 1 ganzseitiges Textkupfer, Pergamenteinband der Zeit feines Exemplar. Seltene Handausgabe mit Parallelstellen und Notis varior., von denen die des Is. Casaubonus und die des Herausgebers neu sind. Im Texte wird der Linden'schen Ausgabe von 1657 gefolgt und mit dieser Ausgabe stimmt die gegenwärtige Seite für Seite überein, sowie in dieser Hinsicht mit ihr die Ausgaben ... was zum Nachschlagen der Citate nützlich ist.

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        Relation de l'Inquisition de Goa.

      A Leyde; chez Daniel Gaasbeek; marchand libraire 1687 - small 8vo., (8) + 220pp., small marginal defect in one leaf (C4) with loss of letters from running headline and 3 or 4 letters of text on verso, in 19th century quarter calf over marbled boards, spine fully gilt and lettered, marbled edges. A good, crisp, copy. First edition. Charles Gabriel Dellon (1649-1709) was a French Catholic physician and traveller in the East Indies. After a dispute with the Governor of Daman in 1673, Dellon was arrested and sent to Portuguese Goa to face the Inquisition. In 1677, after two years of torture and five years of galley service, Dellon successfully appealed his case before the Grand Tribunal in Lisbon and was released. His account here is a vivid portrait of the Inquisition in Goa and went through several later editions. The Goa Inquisition was the office of the Portuguese Inquisition acting in Portuguese India, and in the rest of the Portuguese empire in Asia. It was established in 1560, briefly suppressed from 1774 to 1778, and finally abolished in 1812. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus duo. Primus de remotis et proximis mixti principiis in ordine ad corpus humanum spectatis. Secundus de natura, differentiis, subjectis, conditionibus, & causis fermentationis, ..

      Lyon, Joannem Certe, 1687, 4, (12), 348 pages and 9 mostly folded plates, comtemporary calf with spine gold tooled minor spotting, fine copy. Rare first edition of the Vieussens's first work on anatomy of the heart (well illustrated with 9 folded plate) and nature of the blood. The work is also particulary important for his study on fermentation. "One of Vieussens' major areas of study was fermentation. He investigated the chemical composition of the blood with great fervor but an equal lack of success. The discovery of an acidic salt in the blood was the source of a long and painful public polemic with the Montpellier professor Pierre Chirac, who claimed to be the first to have extracted this substance from the blood. The priority dispute was particularly unfruitful in that the discovery was erroneous. Nevertheless, until the end of his life Vieussens considered his chemical research on the blood to be his most important work." (DSB) Even if Vieussens is also famous for his impressive Neurographia published in 1684/85, his major contribution in medicine are in cardiology for which theTractactus are the first steps. Indeed, published 18/17 years before the better know, Novum vasorum corporis humani systema (1705), this first cardiological work consists the first steps of Vieussens's to his most important contribution in cardiology.Tractatus duo. Primus de remotis et proximis mixti principiis in ordine ad corpus humanum spectatis. Secundus de natura, differentiis, subjectis, conditionibus, & causis fermentationis, in quo praecipua, quae in lipsâ fermentationer observantur, phpoenomena explicantur. " INDEX CAPITUM TRACTATUS PRIMI. I.: De Elementis. II.: De forma essentiali corporum in genere seorsim sumata, ab anima. III. De forma essentiali naturali , & interiori corporum speciatim sumpta, in qua forma essentiali artificialis obiter explicatur. IV. De mixto in genere, & partibus illius. V. De differentiis mixti in se, & in ordine ad sensum tactus spectati. VI. De differentiis, natura, & proprietatibus partium humani corporis. VII. De subslantia fluida adventitia durarum, & mollium corporis partium. VIII. De natura proprietatibus , & integrantibus sanguinis partibus. IX. De natura, situ, & structura cordis humani. X. De natura, & causis elateris, in quo rationes, quibus fit, explicantur , & corpora illius capacia designantur. XI. De motu cordis, & auricularum illius. XII. De origine, natura, structura, & distributione arteriarum. XIII. De natura, origine, structura distributione venarum. XIV. De circulatione sanguinis, in quo arteriarum, venarumque munia designantur. X V. De fermentanone sanguinis. X VI. De primario fermentationis sanguinis loco. XVII. De natura, & numero proximorum mixti principiorum. XVIIL. De terra in se, & in ordine ad sensum, & mixtum spectate. XIX. De phlegmate in se, & in ordine ad sensum, & mixtum spectato. XX. De scale in genere in se, & in ordine ad sensum, & mixtum spectato, & speciatim de sale acri. XXI. De sale acido in se, & in ordine ad sensum, & mixtum spectaro. XXII. De sale neutro. XXIII. De sale alkali. XXIV. De sulphure in se, & in ordine ad sensum, & mixtum spectato.TRACTATUS SECUNDI. (pp.314-348). I. De natura fermentationis. II. De differentiis fermentationis. III. De subjectis fermentationis. IV. De conditionibus ad fermentationem requisitis. V. De causis fermentationis. VI. De praecipus phoenomenis, qua in fermentatione observantur.Raymond Vieussens and The Affairs Of The Heart by EDWARD PODOLSKY, M.D.The Journal of the Maine Medical Association, 51 (1960): pp.362-366"The place of the heart in the scheme of life had been noted by many physicians from the earliest times. Some had noted that the heart was the living pump that sent the blood coursing through the arteries others observed that the heart had a tendency to enlarge when it labored under the disadvantage of a disease or deformity still others noticed that unusual sounds were emitted when the valves of the heart were twisted out of shape. There was one physician who in the early years of modern medicine made the heart his one absorbing interest in life, who studied the heart in all its intricacies of structure, shape and form, and arrived at conclusions regarding its function in health and disease. This physician was Raymond Vieussens. Raymond Vieussens was the son of a lieutenant-colonel in the French army. He was born in the little village of Vieussens in Rouvergue, France, in 1641. Altogether too little is known of his life. He graduated in medicine from the University of Montpellier (whose most illustrious alumnus was Rabelair, doctor, priest, and author). At the age of 30, Vieussens became physician to the Hospital of St. Eloys. Dr. Vieussens was interested in all aspects of human anatomy, but his first great interest was in the nervous System. In 1671, he began a systematic investigation of the nervous System with the stated purpose " .. not only to improve as much as I could the beautiful treatise on the brain and spinal cord of the celebrated Willis, but, in addition, to describe exactly all the nerves of the extremities, the description of which he dared not undertake, saying that it was the work of an infinitely great and infinitely tedious labor .... I undertook to describe the nerves of the skin although M. Diemerbroeck had regarded their descriptions as impossible." Vieussens was setting high and noble tasks for himself. There was not the least doubt that the young doctor had great confidence in his abilities as did all young doctors. At any rate, Vieussens began his task in neuroanatomy with tremendous enthusiasm. During the first ten years of his Service at the Hospital of Sr. Eloys he dissected 500 human bodies in an attempt to find out what caused their deaths, at the same time paying particular attention to the structure of the nervous System. He used these bodies "not only to discover the normal structure of the brain and spinal cord, but also to follow the nerves from their origins to their insertions."In 1684 Vieussens assembled all his dissection notes and observations regarding the nervous System and published them in book form under the title "Neurographia Universalis." This immediately became the best and most authoritative work of its kind, and Vieussens was catapulted into fame. Honors came fast. He was immediately elected a member of the Academy of Sciences in Paris. In England Vieussens' book was received with equally great enthusiasm, and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in London. The book was written with such fluent grace and easy style that even laymen could read and understand it. Rather astonishingly for such a scholarly work it became a best seller, ln fact, the king of Spain was so much interested that he read the entire work during his trip from Montpellier to Madrid. There is now no doubt that Vieussens "Neurographia" was the most complete work on the nervous System of the time. It gave the most complete description of the brain and spinal cord, pointing out that the spinal cord is not simply a Prolongation of the brain but an independent structure showing enlargements where the nerves emerge at various places. He further showed that the spinal cord has functions of its own which are of the utmost importance in the human body and described various parts of the brain for the first time, notably the pyramids and olivary bodies. From then on his reputation became world-wide. In 1688 he was called to Paris to attend the Marquis de Wardes and was granted a pension of one thousand pounds a year by Louis XIV. "His Majesty orderd me," said Vieussens, "when I had the honor to thank. him for the great favor, to continue to work as much as I could and make new discoveries in the human body." The new problem that Vieussens assigned himself was the study of-the lymphatics and blood vessels of the body. He entered upon this new task with great vigor. A short time after his arrival in Paris, Mme. de Montpensier, the cousin of Louis XIV, appointed Vieussens her physician, a post he held until her death in 1693. After this he returned co Montpellier and in 1705 published a book embodying his studies of the lymphatics and blood vessels which attracted widespread attention and praise.There is no doubt that Raymond Vieussens was a man of great talent and versatility. He was not merely content to be known as a great anatomist he also wanted fame as a chemist. Unfortunately, he was not very proficient in this field. For example, he believed that he had made a great discovery by distilling an acid from a mixture of blood and clay. He obtained permission to demonstrate the new discovery publicly at Montpellier, in the great amphitheatre of the faculty of medicine before both professors and students. He had spoken before the assembly for only a short time when one of the faculty members, Chirac, arose and claimed the discovery as his own. In the resultant confusion, the meeting was hurriedly adjourned. The dispute continued to rage, however, until Astruc, one of the leading doctors of the day, was induced to act as an arbiter. He decided that it was absurd co quarrel over an imaginary substance and that the acid obtained by distillation did not come from the blood but from the sub-stances added co it. Thereafter Vieussens determined to devote his talents and energies to more familiar fields, namely, anatomy and physiology. After completing his work on the lymphatics and blood vessels, he "recognized the impossibility of discovery and explained clearly the primary, natural, moving principle of those liquids without having also given a clear idea of the true structure of the heart." This naturally led Vieussens to a careful study of the heart, which, when published in book form, was the most thorough study co appear up to that time. Vieussens mixed fancy with fact in his writings. Although some of his speculations were erroneous, others were strangely prophetic of modern findings concerning the functions of the human heart. Vieussens' book was an attempt to explain the structure and movements of the heart, and he described many cases of heart disease to aid in his explanations. His work on the heart was arranged and written in an orderly and logical manner, beginning with a discussion of the outermost covering of the heart, the pericardium. Vieussens vividly described the clinical course of several patients who had died of an inflammation of the pericardium and described what he found at autopsy. Among other things, Vieussens described the course of the muscular fibers of the heart remarkably well. He correctly described the structure of the left ventricle, the large chamber, the course of the coronary vessels that supply the heart with blood, and the valve in the large coronary vein. The high point in his book is reached in Chapter XVI, which described the internal surface of the left ventricle. It is here that we find a description of a patient suffering from stenosis (closing up) of the mitral valves and of another patient suffering from aortic insufficiency (the valves not closing properly). The first of these patients was a druggist, Thomas d'Assis, aged 30. He was admitted to St. Eloys Hospital where Dr. Vieussens examined him. "I examined his state he was lying in bed, his head high. His respiration seemed to me very difficult, and his pulse appeared feeble and quite irregular his lips were the color of lead, and his eyes were downcast the legs and thighs were swollen and cold rather than warm." This patient died one week later, and Vieussens performed an autopsy. He found the heart to be markedly enlarged, the coronary veins dilated, and the cavity of the right ventricle and the right auricle had become excessively large. Vieussens continued his autopsy, and "in examining the extraordinary dilation of the trunk of the left pulmonary vein, and of its common op

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        Het leven en bedryf van den heere Michiel de Ruiter, Amsterdam, Wolfgang, Waasberge, Boom, v. Someren en Goethals 1687 [gegraveerde titel: P.J. Blaeu voor de compagnie, 1686].

      Folio, (10)+1063+(23) pag. Geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd (titelschildje beschadigd). Geillustreerd met gegraveerde titel, portret, grafstede en 7 dubbele historieprenten. Eerste editie.B0346.

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        Het Heylige voor de Heyligen of Van het Wettig Ontfangen en recht Uytdeelen des H. Avontmaels: Als mede der Kerkelicke Discipline of Tucht na den geest en aert des nieuwen Verbonts.

      Amsterdam, Jacob vande Velde 1687 - (22) 733 (29) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer met ribben en stempels, 8° (Voor- en nawerk aan de randen gerestaureerd, plaatselijk wat tekstverlies. Titelpagina en laatste pagina register in kopie. Provenance: W. van Gent.)

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        Deductie van de rechten en gerechtigheden der heerlykheid Almelo. Gedaan opstellen door (...) A.Ph.Z. van Rechteren. Harderwijk, J. Moojen, 1749.

      4°, geheel perkament uit de tijd, (12)+393+(7) pag. C2447."Dekkers, pag. 157; Niet bij Roberts. Adolf Philip Zeger, graaf van Rechteren, was heer van Almelo en liet uit zijn archief dit werk samenstellen, met het doel om bij het dagelijks bestuur van de heerlijkheid de historische achtergronden te kennen. De samensteller was Johan Schrassert (1687-1756), advocaat bij het Hof te Arnhem en raad te Harderwijk."

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        THE PRESENT STATE OF HIS MAJESTIES ISLES AND TERRITORIES IN AMERICA

      London: Printed by H. Clark for Dolman Newman, 1687. First Edition, First Printing. Full leather. Good +. 4 ¾ X 7 ¾ Inches. 262 PP + Appendix. First Edition, First Printing copy of Blome's description of British possessions in the Americas. "A popular but unreliable guide which did much to attract emigration to these shores." (HOWES) Engraved frontis portratit of James II and six maps (A New Map of Virginia, Maryland, Pensilvania, New Yarsey - The Island of Barbados - The North West Part of America - Estivarum Insulae at Barmudas - A New Map of Carolina - New England and New York). All maps by Robert Morden. The North West Part of America map torn at page edge. A New Map of Carolina bear minor tissue repair at edge.. Missing the large folding map of Jamaica. Includes the engraved plate for setting sundials and all publisher advertisements. Rebound in classic "two-toned" genuine calf leather with elaborate stamping in blind to covers. Gold gilt title, date and decoration to spine. Five raised hubs. Foxing throughout. A few stains. Pages remain extremely fresh. Possibly an editorial copy with extensive notes in a period hand on position of maps and corrections to text. The writing appears to extend further than simple reader reaction and would appear to be the sort of work done in an early "working" copy of the text. Overall, a nice copy that has been rebound in a splendid leather binding with all pages, maps and plates save one (the map of Jamaica). Missing one of the seven maps. Rebound in recent fine leather binding. Tissue repair to edges of a few interior pages. Foxing and a few stains.

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        BAYERN. - Ertl, Anton Wilhelm. Chur=Bayerischer Atlas / Das ist: Eine Grundrichtige / Historische / und mit vielen schönen Kupfers und Land=Karten gezierte Abbildung / aller in dem hochberühmten Chur=Hertzogthum Ober= und Nieder=Bayern / auch in der Obern Pfaltz ligenden vortrefflichen Städten / Märckt / und theils Schlösser / samt deroselben Ursprung / Fortpflantzung / und andere merckwürdigste Bayrische Denck=Sachen / alle aus dem unverfälschten Grund der Antiquität erhalten.

      Nbg., Peter Paul Bleul, - 1687 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 23,5 x 20 cm. Titel, 12 Bl., 304 S., Titel, 7 Bl., 324 S. Mit 2 gestoch. Frontispizen, 2 gestoch. Porträts, 2 mehrf. gefalt. Kupferkarten, 1 mehrf. gefalt. Meilenzeiger und 138 (davon 3 gefalt.) Ansichten, alles in Kupferstich. HPgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit. Nebehay-Wagner 169; Pfister I, 470; Maillinger I, 831. - Die umfangreiche Topographie Ober- und Niederbayerns sowie der Oberpfalz in erster Ausgabe. - Im ersten Band werden die Städte, im zweiten die Klöster dargestellt und beschrieben. - Der 1654 geborene Anton Wilhelm Ertl studierte in Ingolstadt die Rechte und war ab 1682 Hofgerichtsadvokat und Hofmarksrichter in Rottenbuch und später in Steingaden. - Die beiden Titelkupfer zeigen eine Allegorie der bayerischen Macht, die Porträts Max Emanuel und dessen Tochter Maria Antonia Petronella, die Kupfer in sauberen Abdrucken zeigen alle damals wichtigen Städte und Klöster. - Der Einband etwas gebräunt und lädert, der Rücken unten mit einem Einriss. Teils wie üblich knapp beschnitten, die gefalteten Tafeln mit wenigen hinterlegten Einrissen, die Bindung etwas gelockert, insgesamt sauber. "Für die Topographie Bayerns äusserst wichtiges Werk, mit wohl den besten Ansichten dieser Zeit" (Lentner 15252).

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        Nova, ed esatta descrizione del Seraglio del Gran Turco con tutte le sue parti interiori, minutamente distinte, e spiegate secondo lo stato presente in cui si troua sotto l'imperio di Mahomet IV hoggidì regnante. Dove sono sdescritte molte singolarità, che da pochi, ò certamente da niuno, possono essere state vedute, e considerate, e perciò non possono senza fauole, o aggiunte esser messe in luce da alcun'altro prima d'hora. Publicata già in lingua francese dal sig. Tauernier, e trasporatata.

      per Ambrogio Ramellati, in Milano 1687 - In-12° (155x90mm), pp. (24), 330, (16) di indice, legatura moderna della legatoria Defilippi di Torino in m. pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Dedicatoria a Fabrizio Serbelloni. Sparsi aloni e fioriture, ma in buono stato. Seconda edizione italiana (la prima è del 1682) della Nouvelle Relation de l'Intérieur du Serrail du Grand Seigneur (Paris, 1658), importante relazione di viaggi in Turchia in cui il Tavernier, oltre a descrivere con estrema ricchezza di notizie il Gran Serraglio di Costantinopoli, fornisce (pp. 1-156) una quantità di preziose informazioni sulle cariche e le dignità dell'Impero Ottomano, sulla monetazione ed il commercio della Turchia del XVII secolo, sugli eunuchi, delle accoglienze riservate agli emissari diplomatici di nazioni straniere, dei bagni tuchi del Serraglio, dei doni inviati dal Gran Signore ogni anno alla Mecca, del diffondersi delle confessioni islamiche in Asia, Africa ed Europa. L'opera contiene anche una descrizione generale di Costantinopoli, della sua storia, delle sue meraviglie artistico-architettoniche e del Bosforo, nonché De'Cosrumi, della Religione, delli Riti, e delle Orationi de'Turchi, includendo anche cenni sulle opere pie, sulla sanità, sui giochi e i passatempi, ecc. Il Tavernier (Parigi, 1605-Mosca, 1689), barone di Aubonne e grande viaggiatore in Oriente,visitò primamente Costantinopoli nel 1630, allorché prese parte ad una guerra contro i Turchi. Dalla Turchia egli proseguì alla volta della Persia; tornato in Francia, ripartì per le sue peregrinazioni asiatiche nel 1638, spingendosi sino a Golconda, dove a lungo dimorò e si arricchì commerciando in pietre preziose. Egli fece la spola tra la Francia e le Indie per altre quattro volte e ricevette una patente di nobiltà dal Re Sole in quanto i suoi traffici di gemme lo avevano reso grato alla corte francese. Si spense a Mosca nel 1689. Cfr. Blackmer, 230. Atabey, 1199. Wing, 255. Brunet, V, 681. Graesse, VI, 43. Cfr. Cox, I, 275: We discover in his writings a greater compass of thought and a more masterly turn in his observations than in almost any other book of the kind. The interest in Taverniers travels lies in the personal experiences and adventures he relates. Italiano

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        Veue du Chateau Neuf de St. Germain en Laye du costé de la Champagne» Dib.y grabó Pierre Aveline (París,1656-1722)

      - Grabado original del siglo XVII, realizado hacia 1687 por el notable artista quién en 1685 obtuvo Licencia Real, durante diez años, autorizándole a reproducir sus Palacios. Entonces realizó estas vistas. Medidas de la huella 22 x32,5 cms. Adherido a otro papel, tiene una restauración en el lateral y ángulo inferior izquierdo que se aprecia en la fotografia. y afecta ligeramente a la imagen.

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        The Present State of the Morea, called anciently Peloponnesus: Together with a Description of the City of Athens, Islands of Zant, Strafades, and Serigo. The Third Edition. London, Will. Notts, 1689. (UNITO:) RANDOLPH BERNARD.- The present state of the Islands in the Archipelago (or Arches) Sea of Constantinople, and Gulph of Smyrna; with the Islands of Candia, and Rhodes. Printed at the Theater in Oxford, 1687.

      - 2 opere in un volume in 4°, pelle coeva, dorso a nervetti, con etichetta con tit. ms. I:) pp. (2), 26, con grande mappa della Morea ripiegata in antiporta e due tavv. incise in rame a doppia pagina f. t., raffiguranti la città di Corinto e Mistra. II:) pp. (2), 108, (10), con grande mappa della Grecia incisa in rame e ripiegata in antiporta, una veduta incisa in rame e ripiegata f. t. raffigurante la città di Negroponte, con didascalia in italiano e inglese a fronte, una tavola incisa in rame a doppia pagina raffigurante un prete ortodosso e una donna con costume tradizionale, una tavola incisa in rame a doppia pagina raffigurante Tenedo e il suo porto e una grande tavola incisa in rame e più volte ripiegata raffigurante il “Serraglio di Costantinopoli” (H. Cuttance inv.r delin. – D. Loggan sculp.). Terza edizione della “Morea” (pubblicata in prima edizione, senza incisioni, nel 1686) e prima edizione dell’ “Archipelago”, opere che spesso si trovano rilegate insieme e che in questo esemplare sono entrambe complete dell’intero corredo di tavole incise in rame fuori testo, come raramente accade. Consuete bruniture e rifioriture, dovute alla qualità della carta, piccolo foro, anticamente riparato, sulla carta della Grecia, senza danno alla parte incisa. Randolph, mercante inglese, appartenente ad una famiglia che sviluppò attività in Massachussets, dove egli stesso si recò per affiancare il fratello Edward nell’ufficio di esazione delle imposte. Rientrato in patria si dedicò al commercio, stabilendosi a Smirne e poi in Grecia, fu quindi testimone del conflitto tra Veneziani e Ottomani, fu tra i primissimi a fornire all’Occidente relazioni e immagini su alcuni importanti siti dell’antica Grecia, come ad esempio Mistra con le sue rovine e a riportare notizie, aneddoti e immagini di territori che erano stati a lungo preclusi agli osservatori occidentali. Blackmer, 1385 - 1386. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chur=Bayerischer Atlas / Das ist: Eine Grundrichtige / Historische / und mit vielen schönen Kupfers und Land=Karten gezierte Abbildung / aller in dem hochberühmten Chur=Hertzogthum Ober= und Nieder=Bayern / auch in der Obern Pfaltz ligenden vortrefflichen Städten / Märckt / und theils Schlösser / samt deroselben Ursprung / Fortpflantzung / und andere merckwürdigste Bayrische Denck=Sachen / alle aus dem unverfälschten Grund der Antiquität erhalten.

      Nbg., Peter Paul Bleul, 1687-1690. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 23,5 x 20 cm. Titel, 12 Bl., 304 S., Titel, 7 Bl., 324 S. Mit 2 gestoch. Frontispizen, 2 gestoch. Porträts, 2 mehrf. gefalt. Kupferkarten, 1 mehrf. gefalt. Meilenzeiger und 138 (davon 3 gefalt.) Ansichten, alles in Kupferstich. HPgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit. Nebehay-Wagner 169; Pfister I, 470; Maillinger I, 831. - Die umfangreiche Topographie Ober- und Niederbayerns sowie der Oberpfalz in erster Ausgabe. - Im ersten Band werden die Städte, im zweiten die Klöster dargestellt und beschrieben. - Der 1654 geborene Anton Wilhelm Ertl studierte in Ingolstadt die Rechte und war ab 1682 Hofgerichtsadvokat und Hofmarksrichter in Rottenbuch und später in Steingaden. - Die beiden Titelkupfer zeigen eine Allegorie der bayerischen Macht, die Porträts Max Emanuel und dessen Tochter Maria Antonia Petronella, die Kupfer in sauberen Abdrucken zeigen alle damals wichtigen Städte und Klöster. - Der Einband etwas gebräunt und lädert, der Rücken unten mit einem Einriss. Teils wie üblich knapp beschnitten, die gefalteten Tafeln mit wenigen hinterlegten Einrissen, die Bindung etwas gelockert, insgesamt sauber. \"Für die Topographie Bayerns äusserst wichtiges Werk, mit wohl den besten Ansichten dieser Zeit\" (Lentner 15252). Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN

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        Relation de l'Inquisition de Goa.

      small 8vo., (8) + 220pp., small marginal defect in one leaf (C4) with loss of letters from running headline and 3 or 4 letters of text on verso, in 19th century quarter calf over marbled boards, spine fully gilt and lettered, marbled edges. A good, crisp, copy.Publisher: A Leyde; chez Daniel Gaasbeek; marchand libraire.Year: 1687Edition: First edition.

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        THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE SEVEN CHAMPIONS OF CHRISTENDOM The First Part [&] Second Part [&] THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF MONTELION Knight of the Oracle

      Printed by G.P. for Andrew Crook, 1670 [&] J.R. and W.W. for A. Thackeray and T. Passenger, 1687 - 3 vols in 1. 8vo. Bound in green half calf on marbled paper-laid boards, all edges blue and red (edges scuffed and rubbed). Pp. 169 (bottom corner of p. 169 torn away) [&] 186, illus with engraved frontispiece for Montelion only (previous owner's armorial bookplate on front paste-down and ink annotations on recto of rear endpaper). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caerte vande Cust Carolina Tusscheb B de S Matheo en C. Henry op Niew Verbeetert door

      Jacobus Robyn met Privilegio Voor is Iaaren A'o, Amsterdam, 1687 - Carolina First state. Double-page engraved chart, with fine hand-colour in part and in outline. Large-scale sea chart of the Carolina coast - published in Roggeveen's exceedingly rare sea pilot 'Het Brandende Veen'. In 1687 Robijn replaced the earlier chart of the south-east with this one. It is interestingly derived from Johannes van Keulen's 'Pas Kaart Van de Kust van Carolina,' 1684, the publisher whom he had been working with in 1679. Robijn rotates the projection to a north-south one and in the process eliminates the south portion of Chesapeake Bay. The coastline is virtually identical but nomenclature does vary. One notable new addition is B de S. Anna and a sand bar is also placed at C Faire. The position of Charles Town is still on the south bank of the Rio Grande, a position from which it relocated in 1680. Roggeveen, born in Delshaven, came to Middleburg, the seat of both the Dutch East and West India Companies, in 1658. He worked for both companies teaching the art of navigation and helped to maintain their collections of hydrographic manuscripts and charts, including Spanish portolans of the West Indies. In the mid-1660s, assisted by his access to these collections, Roggeveen embarked upon compiling a series of large-scale charts of the North American coastline, West Indies, and, later, West Africa. Many of his charts are based upon the earlier large-scale work of Hessel Gerritsz and Joan Vingboons, both cartographers for the Dutch East and West India Companies, but Roggeveen's work was the first to show the whole coastline of North America and the Caribbean. He called this pilot 'Het Brandende Veen' or 'The Burning Fen'; a pun on his name, as 'veen' means 'fen', and a heap of burning fen represents a fire on the coast to guide or warn ships. The first edition of the atlas was published in 1675 by Pieter Goos, however, due to the death of Goos in the same year, and that of Roggeveen four years later, a second edition would not be published until 1680, by which time the plates had been acquired by the chart dealer Jacobus Robijn. Robijn went on to republish the second edition in 1689, with a third edition appearing in 1698. Burden 629 state 1. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of King Charles the Martyr: With a Collection of Declarations, Treaties, and other Papers concerning the Differences Betwixt His said Majesty and His Two Houses of Parliament. With the History of His Life; and also of His Tryal and Martyrdome.

      London: Printed for Ric. Chiswell, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCLXXXVII [1687]. Folio, 720 pp., two full-page engraved plates, engraved title and frontis.Contemporary paneled calf, gilt tooling, raised bands with gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, Binding a bit rubbed, calf flaking off and cracked especially along spine, some scratches on boards, tape repair on endpapers, internally bright; very good. Bookplate of Virginia Hobart. Second edition. Immediately after the English Civil War ended, King Charles I was executed. Just days after his execution a detailed justification of Charles's role and policies in the war appeared in print under the title Eikon Basilike (1649). Parliament suppressed the text, it's printing and sale, which is why the title page has little information about its authorship. Around the end of the 17th century John Gauden became the generally accepted compiler, and probably used some of the King's actual writing. Wing C2076.

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        The History Of The World, In Five Books¿ Whereunto Is Added In This Edition, The Life And Tryal Of The Author

      Basset, Ric Chiswell etc., London 1687 - 3rd edition. Pp.[vii], xxxii, [xxii], 813, [42] + chronological table etc. Late 20th C. calf. Complete with allegorical title page, engraved portrait, 8 folding maps & plans + numerous engravings in text. Some preliminary pages expertly repaired plus some stains, particularly in the tables at the back and 1 plate, and marginal repairs. A handsome copy of this interesting work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kirchen-Gesetz und Ordnung, so der Grossmächtigste König und Herr, Herr Carl, der Eilffte, der Schweden, Gothen und Wenden König, &c. im Jahr 1686 hat verfassen und im Jahr 1687 im Druck auszgehen und publiciren lassen. Mit denen dazu gehörigen Verordnungen. Auf höchstermelten ihrer königl. Maj.t gnädigsten Befehl ins Teutsche übersetzet.

      - Stockholm, Joh. G. Eberdt, (1687). 4:o. (8),+ 189,+ (45) s. Stora riksvapnet i träsnitt på titelbladets baksida. Enstaka små svarta fläckar, t.ex. s. 89. Fint samtida skinnband, rikt guldornerad rygg med röd titeletikett och upphöjda bind, röda snitt. Ur Johan Henrik Schröders bibliotek, med hans namnetikett. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Collijn sp. 480. Carlander III, 368ff. Den tyska upplagan av Karl XI:s nya kyrkolag. Ytterligare en tysk upplaga trycktes i Riga samma år. Denna kyrkolag och ordning skulle gälla även i de svenska provinserna, varför det var viktigt med en internationell utgåva för de baltiska och de tyska delarna av riket. Historieprofessorn Johan Henrik Schröders (1791-1857) bibliotek, ?fullt af gamla sällsynta svenska böcker?, såldes på bokauktion i Uppsala efter tryckt förteckning. Enligt Henrik Klemming rådde auktionsdagen sådan snöyra i Uppsala att många, både anbud och spekulanter, inte kunde komma fram till auktionen i tid. Böckerna såldes ofta mycket billigt.

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        Mundus Chartaceus, Sive Geographia totius Mundi accuratissima Cluveriana. Das ist: Ausführliche und gründliche Beschreibung des gantzen Erd-Kreyses/ und dessen 4 Haupt-Theilen/ Europä/ Asiä/ Africä und Americä/ aller darinnen befindlichen berühmten Länder/ Königreiche/ Städte/ Flüsse/ Bergen / Wälder / Schlösser und Insulen / sampt vielen andern Curiösen und Denckwürdigen Sachen … Mit 24 gefalteten Kupferstich-Karten. Beigebunden: Geographia Generalis, Oder Gründliche Beschreibung der Erd-Kugel. Mit 7 geographischen Kupferstichen, dabei die Franken-Karte.

      Nürnberg, Joh. Leonhard Buggel, 1687. 2. erweiterte Auflage. Werk 1: Mit 1 Titelkupfer u. 24 Kupferstichkarten. Werk 2: 7 Kupferstiche. 4 Bll.,641 S.,25 Bll.Register,122 S.,3 Bll.Reg. Kl.Okt. Pappband. Komplettes Werk mit Weltkarte u. Karten von Europa, Asien, Afrika u. Amerika. Statt einer Spanien-Karte ist eine 2. Italienkarte eingebunden. Ein Textblatt mit Eckabriss. Mit Gebrauchsspuren, wie Randläsuren u. Falten. Titelblatt u. Titelkupfer beschädigt. Einfacher Einband. Ein Kupferstich vom beigebundenen Werk mit kleinem Bildverlust. Sehr selten! Versand D: 9,00 EUR Cluver Clüver Geographie Atlas Weltkarte

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        Het Nieuwe Testament, Ofte alle Boecken des Nieuwen Verbondts onses Heeren Iesu Christi door Last vande Hoog- Moog. Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederl. en Volgens ‘t Besluyt vande Sinode Nationael gehouden tot Dordrecht inde Iaren 1618. ende 1619. Uyt de Oorspronckelicke Talen in onse Neder-landtsche Tale getrouwelick Overgeset. WITH: De CL Psalmen des Propheten Davids, Met eenige andere Lofsangen, Uyt den Francoyschen in Nederlantschen dichte overgeset door Petrum Dathenum, En tot gemack des Sangers op eenen Sleutel gestelt, volgens de correctie van Mr. Cornelis de Leeuw. Mitsgaders De Christelicke Catechismo, Formulieren en Gebeden der Gereformeerde Kercken. WITH: Onderwys in de Christelyke Religie, Gestelt by Vragen en Antwoord

      Dordrecht, Hendrick and Jacob Keur/Onderwys etc.: Rotterdam, Barent Bos 1687/1684/1691 - (engraved frontispiece) n.p., (4) 68 p. Contemporary Tortoiseshell binding, with 2 golden clasps, 4 golden hinges and gilt-edged text block, 8-12° H. 14 x L. 8 x W. 3 cm. (Slightly loose in the binding. Lacks the forms behind the psalmes. Dutch church book containing the States Translation of the New Testament, the Psalms -with musical notation- of Petrus Dathenus and the catechetical work by Bartholomeus Praevostius, 1587-1669. This edition of the work by Praevostius is the only known copy worldwide. Remarkable is that the quires of the New Testament and the Psalms are alternately counted in eights and tens. Attractive binding bound in black with ochre coloured flamed tortoiseshell with two 20 carate golden clasp and 4 hinges. The clasps, hasps and joints on the spine are identically decorated with a cut out filigree pattern.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Title in shorthand:] The Holy Bible containing Old and New Testament with Singing Psalms in Shorthand Written by William Addy

      London: printed for the author and sold by Dorman Newman...Tho. Fabian...Sam Crouch...Wm. Marshall [et al.], 1687. First edition of the Bible in shorthand; small 12mo, [5] leaves, 278, [6], 279-358, [2], 359-396, [2]; text in double column and ruled in red throughout; engraved portrait of Addy by Sturtand title page, 2 engraved sectional title pages for the New Testament and the Sternhold-Hopkins metrical Psalms; the title above romanized from shorthand on the engraved title page, with the date in Arabic numerals; contemporary and likely original full red goatskin, double gilt rule on covers enclosing a gilt panel with fleurons in the corners, tooled semi-circles at sides, gilt-decorated spine in 5 compartments, a.e.g.; some rubbing and wear, neat early repair ar the bottom on the spine, but generally a good, sound copy. Engraved throughout by John Sturt. Darlow & Moule 638 noting three sequences of publishers, this being the second but none with priority.

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        Biärköa rätten, thet är: Then äldsta stadz lag i Sweriges rjke, först brukat i Biörköö många hundrade åhr sedan. Men af Byrger Jarl sedermera något tilökt åhr 1254 och Stockholms stad gifwen. Nu först på gammalt pergament igenfunnen och uplagd. Hwar hoos föllia några the äldsta konunga stadgar som ifrån konung Magno Ladulås til kon: Gustafs I. tijdh ära uthgifne och fordom wid domstolarne brukade warit. Bägge medh fullkomlige register förfärdigade, och med hans kongl: may:ts bekostnadt.

      - Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1687. Folio. (12),+ 15,+ (9),+ (8),+ 9-73,+ (24) s. En stor träsnittsillustration i texten. Titel tryckt i rött och svart med träsnittsvinjett. Bläckplump s. (11-12) i företalet och sid. 1-2 med gammal papperslagning i övre hörn. Saknar som nästan alltid den graverade kartan. Sammanbunden med: Gothlandz-laghen på gammal göthiska, med en historisk berättelse wid ändan, huruledes Gothland först är uppfunnit och besatt, så och under Swea rijke ifrån hedna werld altijd lydt och sin skatt giordt. Med nu brukelig swensk uthtolkning och fullkomligit register på alla dhe måål i thenne lagbook finnes. Första gång uplagd genom hans kongl. may:ts bekostnadt. Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1687. Folio. (14),+ 53,+ (23) s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Företalet med 7 träsnitt i texten. Sammanbunden med: Wisby stadz lag på Gotland, såsom then i forna tijder giord, och sedan af swenske konungar och regenter, kon. Magno Ladulås, kon. Byrger, hertig Erik, hertig Waldemar, och kon: Magno Erikson, stadgat, förbättrat och stadfäst är. Med hans kongl. may:ts bekostnadt. Stockholm, Hendrick Keyser, (1688). Folio. (8),+ 86,+ (14) s. Saknar två registerblad. Sammanbunden med: Then gambla Wijsby siö-rätt, fordom på göthiska sammansatt af dhe förnämste kiöpmän och skieppare i Wijsby, at bruka för rätt lag uthi stora siön emillan skieppare, kiöpmän, redare, skiepzmän, det är båtzmän och allehanda skiepzfolk, högre och lägre widh påkommande händelser. Förra uthrijkes på åtskillige orter tryckt uppå gammal och ny tyska, hollendska och engelska; men nu först på wårt swenska språk med några åthskillnader och ett kort register. Uplagd med hans kongl. may:ts bekostnat. Stockholm, Henrick Keyser, 1689. Folio. (4),+ 17, 19-20,+ (5) s. Titel med träsnitt företällande en båt. Något nött hfrbd från mitten av 1700-talet, ryggen med upphöjda bind, pärmarna med något trasigt marmorrat pärmpapper. Med Salomon Hedenstiernas namnteckning på försättsbladet. Två registerblad saknas i Visby stadslag! Collijn sp. 488 & Rudbeck 32 för Gotlandslagen. Collijn sp. 492 & Rudbeck 33 för Biärköarätten som är utgiven av Johan Hadorph. Collijn sp. 493 & Rudbeck 34 för Visby stadslag. Utan det extra dedikationsbladet till borgmästare och råd i Visby, vilket endast återfinns i några exemplar. Collijn sp. 491 för Visby sjörätt. Illustrationen på sidan (8) i Bjärköarätten visar de föremål som Hadorph hittade vid sitt besök på Björkö tidigare på 1680-talet. Det är således den första illlustrationen på fornfynd från Birka.

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        Du royaume de Siam envoyé extraordinaire du Roy auprès du Roy de Siam en 1687 et 1688

      Volume two only of two. [ii]+324 pages with 15 engraved plates (7 folding) and title vignette. Duo decimo (6" x 3 3/4") bound in full leather with raised spine bands with rich gilt spine and red spine label with ribbon book mark. From the library of Lothar Schmid (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 4740; Graesse IV, 81) First Dutch edition.Simon de la Loubère led an embassy to Siam (modern Thailand) in 1687 (the "La Loubère-Céberet mission"). The embassy, composed of five warships, arrived in Bangkok in October 1687 and was received by Ok-khun Chamnan. de la Loubère returned to France on board the Gaillard on 3 January 1688, accompanied by the Jesuit Guy Tachard, and a Siamese embassy led by Ok-khun Chamnan. Upon his return, de la Loubère made a precise description of his travels, as he had been requested by Louis XIV, published under the titleDu Royaume de Siam. De la Loubère also brought to France from his Siamese travels a very simple method for creating n-odd magic squares, known as the "Siamese method" or the "de la Loubère method", which apparently was initially brought from Surat, India by another Frenchman by the name of M. Vincent, who was sailing on the return ship with de la Loubère. This volume contains a chapter of the "Jeu des Echecsw of Chinois". The panels show, inter alia, an illustration for Echiquier's Chinois and a coconut tree.Lothar Maximilian Lorenz Schmid (10 May 1928 ? 18 May 2013) was a German chess grandmaster. He was born in Radebeul near Dresden into a family who were the co-owners of the Karl May Press, which published the German Karl May adventure novels. He was best known as the chief arbiter at several World Chess Championship matches, in particular the 1972 encounter between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky at Reykjavic. He was also an avid collector of chess books and paraphernalia. It was reputed that he owned the largest known private chess library in the world, as well as a renowned collection of chess art, chess boards and chess pieces from around the globe.Condition:Bookplate on front paste down, label of Lothar Schmid, some light foxing, leather scuffed, spine heal chipped else a very good copy.

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        Gothlands-laghen på gammal göthiska 1687

      Bok. Gothlands-laghen på gammal göthiska, med en historisk berättelse wid ändan, huruledes Gothland först är uppfunnit och besatt, så och under Swea rijke ifrån hedna werld altijd lydt och sin skatt giordt. Med nu brukelig swensk uthtolkning och fullkomligit register på alla dhe måål i thenne lagbook finnes. Första gång uplagd genom hans kongl. may:ts bekostnadt. Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1687. Folio. (14),+ 53,+ (23) s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Företalet med 7 träsnitt i texten. Saknar Johan Hadorphs dedikationsblad. Fläckig och med fuktrand inledningsvis. Sammanbunden med: Biärköa rätten, thet är: Then äldsta stadz lag i Sweriges rjke, först brukat i Biörköö många hundrade åhr sedan. Men af Byrger Jarl sedermera något tilökt åhr 1254 och Stockholms stad gifwen. Nu först på gammalt pergament igenfunnen och uplagd. Hwar hoos föllia några the äldsta konunga stadgar som ifrån konung Magno Ladulås til kon: Gustafs I. tijdh ära uthgifne och fordom wid domstolarne brukade warit. Bägge medh fullkomlige register förfärdigade, och med hans kongl: may:ts bekostnadt. Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1687. Folio. (12),+ 15,+ (9),+ (8),+ 9-73,+ (24) s. En stor träsnittsillustration i texten. Titel tryckt i rött och svart med träsnittsvinjett. Fläckig och med fuktstänk. Saknar som nästan alltid den graverade kartan. Sammanbunden med: Wisby stadz lag på Gotland, såsom then i forna tijder giord, och sedan af swenske konungar och regenter, kon. Magno Ladulås, kon. Byrger, hertig Erik, hertig Waldemar, och kon: Magno Erikson, stadgat, förbättrat och stadfäst är. Med hans kongl. may:ts bekostnadt. Stockholm, Hendrick Keyser, (1688). Folio. (12),+ 86,+ (14) s. Saknar Johan Hadorphs dedikationsblad. Genomgående med fula fläckar och fuktränder. Sammanbunden med: Then gambla Wijsby siö-rätt, fordom på göthiska sammansatt af dhe förnämste kiöpmän och skieppare i Wijsby, at bruka för rätt lag uthi stora siön emillan skieppare, kiöpmän, redare, skiepzmän, det är båtzmän och allehanda skiepzfolk, högre och lägre widh påkommande händelser. Förra uthrijkes på åtskillige orter tryckt uppå gammal och ny tyska, hollendska och engelska; men nu först på wårt swenska språk med några åthskillnader och ett kort register. Uplagd med hans kongl. may:ts bekostnat. Stockholm, Henrick Keyser, 1689. Folio. (4),+ 17, 19-20,+ (5) s. Titel med träsnitt företällande en båt. Fläckig. Nött samtida skinnband, uppfodrat i inre falsarna och med fuktränder på för- och eftersättsblad. Med Gösta Erdmanns ägarnamnteckning, daterad 1870, resp. Nils Edlings, Uppsala 1930. Collijn sp. 488 & Rudbeck 32 för Gotlandslagen. Utan det extra dedikationsbladet till Gustaf von Osten m.fl. och "Gothlands inbyggiare", som endast ibland förekommer. Collijn sp. 492 & Rudbeck 33 för Biärköarätten som är utgiven av Johan Hadorph. Collijn sp. 493 & Rudbeck 34 för Visby stadslag. Utan det extra dedikationsbladet till borgmästare och råd i Visby, vilket endast återfinns i några exemplar. Collijn sp. 491 för Visby sjörätt. Nils Edling var rättshistoriker och mest känd som utgivare av de uppländska domböckerna.

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        Some letters containing an account of what seemed most remarkable in Switzerland, Italy, etc., to the H.(onora).ble R. Boyle.

      no place, no printer (place and printer not identified ) / Printed in the Year 1687, - sm. in-8vo, 225 p. (recte 244 p., erratic pagination, so complete), recent full leather binding, author & title gilt on spine. Very scarce, published only one year after the first edition, Rotterdam 1686. (See Cox I, 110). Letters to Robert Boyle (T.H.R.B.) (Boyle's law of gases), during Burnet's exile. Lively account of early 17th. c. travel by this lively man of the world. Later editions have titles like: Travels through France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barth 17517a; Haller 1.946. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliske werld/ sampt andre hans poetiske skriffter/ med flijt samblade/ och andre resan uplagde.

      Sthlm, J. G. Eberdt, 1687. 4:o. (136) s. Med graverad vinjett på titelbladet och tryckta noter i texten. Halvpergamentbd med handtextad ryggtitel och blågrått pärmpapper (Johanna Röjgård). Gammalt helt guldsnitt. Titelbladet och andra bladet något bruntonade i marginalerna. Ett lätt horisontalt veck i titelbladet. Enstaka fläckar, t.ex. några småfläckar i ryggmarginalen på blad C4 och fuktfläck i yttermarginalen på blad G1. Fint ex. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 178. Davidsson Svenskt musiktryck före 1750, nr 74-75. Den ovanligare varianten med vacker graverad titelvinjett, ritad av Columbus och graverad av Dionysos Padtbrugge, i stället för träsnittsvinjett på titelbladet. Musiken är komponerad av Gustaf von Düben. Denna den första samlade editionen av Columbus diktning utgavs av hans elev Jacob Reenstierna och innehåller även begravningsverser över bl.a. Marcus Cronström, Ebba Brahe och Ludvig Pontus De la Gardie. Den charmiga vinjetten föreställer ett slädparti efter häst med texten: "Hwar odygd åker fram, haar hon sitt straff på meedan, hoo lustan hyysa will han måst' ock hyysa sweedan. Som skugga föllier kropp, så föllier hugnad dygd: odygdens föllie är, nöd, ånger, skam ock blygd".

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        Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch/ Darinnen über 3000. Kräuter/ mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren/ auch deren Unterscheid und Würckung/.

      samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen/ beschrieben: Desgleichen auch/ wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten/ beyde der Menschen und des Viehs ... durch Casparum Bauhinum mit vielen neuen Figuren ... zum Andern durch Hieronymum Bauhinum mit sehr nutzlichen Marginalien, Synonimis, neuen Registeren und anderem vermehrt. Basel, Joh. Ludwig König/ und Brandmyllern, 1687. Folio. 3 parts (bound in one). pp. (12), 1-663, (5), 665-1529, (96, register), with an engraved title, a title printed in red and black and 2472 woodcuts. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, clasps gone. Nissen BBI, 1931. A fine complete copy in an impressive contemporary binding of the second enlarged edition to be edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin. The first enlarged edition edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin appeared in Basel in 1664 and several hundred new woodcuts were included. The very rare first edition was published in 2 volumes from 1588-1591.//Jacob Dietrich von Bergzabern (?1520-1590), better known as Tabernaemontanus, was a pupil of Otto Brunfels and Jerome Bock. "The 'Kreuterbuch' is a massive and fully illustrated work, with some attractive woodcut decorations; the title-page states that 3000 plants are described. Its lasting popularity is attested by the fact that a version appeared at as late a date as 1731. The figures are for the most part not original, but are reproduced from Bock, Fuchs, Mattioli, Dodoens, de l'Écluse and de l'Obel ..." (Arber p. 76). Apart from some very slightbrowning, small old paper repair to the engraved title and small wormhole at the last 5 leaves of the index, an attractive copy.

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        Planisfero del Globo Celeste

      Roma 1687 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1687, firmata in lastra. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, piccole macchie nel margine superiore bianco, tracce della piega centrale, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Finemente colorato a mano. Francesco Brunacci nacque a Monte Novo il 19 settembre 1640. Condotti i primissimi studi nella patria di origine, li proseguì dal 1657 al 1662 in Macerata, laureandosi in diritto civile e canonico. Trasferitosi in Roma, esercitò la professione forense fino ad ottenere la carica di Consultore dei Riti, essendo stato scelto, in precedenza, diverse volte per dirimere controversie tra i più ragguardevoli personaggi del tempo. Fu uditore di diversi alti prelati e apprezzato sopra tutti dal Cardinal Vettori per le sue conoscenze giuridiche, filosofiche e matematiche. Fu aggregato all’accademia fisico-matematica di Mons. Ciampini con il nome di "Icasto Nonacrino". Collaborò alla redazione del "Giornale dei Letterati", che si pubblicava a Roma, dall’anno 1675 al 1679. Attivo a Roma alla corte della Regina Cristina di Svezia, fu uno degli 8 fondatori dell’Accademia voluta dalla Regina. In questa carta astronomica Brunacci ci presenta le 67 costellazioni in uso nel suo tempo: le 48 tolemaiche, le nuove 12 costellazioni dell'emisfero meridionale introdotte da Keyser e Houtman, Ganimede, Chioma di Berenice, Pardocamelo, Fiume Giordano, Alicorno, Columba di Noe e il Crociero. Nel circolo polare antartico disegna la Nuvola Minore e la Nuvola Maggiore. Tra le stelle più luminose indica il nome de la Capra e la Spiga della Vergine. Le stelle sono suddivise per magnitudine in sei classi. La carta è accompagnata da un testo esplicativo dove l'autore dichiara di aver seguito l'opera di Bayer, l'Uranometria del 1603, sia per i contenuti tecnico-scientifici che per lo stile di rappresentazione delle costellazioni. Il Planisfero Artico e quello Antartico sono rappresentati in proiezione stereografica polare eclittica convessa. Il reticolo centrato sul polo dell'eclittica ci permette di leggere la longitudine delle stelle con la precisione di un grado, ogni trenta troviamo una linea di longitudine, mancano i cerchi di latitudine. Sono invece evidenziati i circoli polari, quelli dei tropici, i coluri e il circolo equinoziale. I due planisferi sono uniti dal coluro dei solstizi nella costellazione del Sagittario. La tavola venne stampata a Roma dalla tipografia di Giacomo de Rossi ed è alla volte inserita nelle edizioni del Mercurio Geografico, la raccolta delle carte geografiche della tipografia. Etching and engraving, 1687, signed in the plate. Excellent work, printed on contemporary laid paper, with margins, small white spots in the top margin, traces of the central fold, otherwise in excellent condition. Finely hand colored. Francesco Brunacci was born in Monte Novo, September 19, 1640. The earliest studies conducted in the country of origin, they went on from 1657 to 1662 in Macerata, majoring in civil and canon law. He moved to Rome, he worked as a lawyer to obtain the post of Consultore dei Riti, having been chosen previously, several times to settle disputes among the most distinguished personages of the time .He was auditor of several prelates and appreciated above all by Cardinal Vettori for his legal knowledge, philosophical and mathematical. Active in Rome at the court of Queen Christina of Sweden, was one of the 8 founders of the Academy desired by the Queen. This map presents the 67 astronomical constellations in use in his time: the 48 Ptolemaic, new 12 constellations in the southern hemisphere introduced by Keyser and Houtman, Ganymede, Coma Berenices, Pardocamelo, River Jordan, Alicorno, Columba Noe and the Crociero. In the Antarctic Circle draws the Cloud Minor and Major Cloud. Among the brightest stars in the name of the Goat and the Ear of the Virgin. The stars are divided into six classes for magnitude. The map is accompanied by an explanatory text where the author claims to h [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Noctes acticae cum notis et emendationibus Joannis Frederici Gronovii

      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! Apud Ioannem de Vivie Lugduni Batavorum (Leyde) 1687 Grd. in-8 (11x21cm) (68) 499pp. (107) (1f.bc.) 142pp. (8) relié

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        Philadelphe. Nouvelle egyptienne. Dediee a madame La Dauphine.

      Francois Michon, 1687.

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        Austriana regina Arabiae. Editio secunda.

      12. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette (Doppeladler). 215 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. Eigentlich dritte Ausgabe dieses seltenen neulateinischen Barock-Romans erschien zuvor 1687 und 1688 in Augsburg. - Der in Straubing geborene Verfasser lebte um die Wende vom 17. zum 18. Jahrhundert, war kurbair. Hofgerichtsadvokat, Hofrichter des Klosters Rottenbuch, dann Rat der freien Reichsritterschaft in Schwaben und zuletzt Syndikus und Oberrichter des Klosters Steingaden. Bekannt wurde er vor allem als Herausgeber des Chur-Bayerischen Atlas. - Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Vereinzelt einige kl. Wurmspuren. - Vgl. Georgi II, 32 (EA 1687) u. Kosch IV, 488 (ohne diesen Titel) nicht bei Faber du Faur u. Goedeke.

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        Imagines Deorum, Qui Ab Antiquis Colebantur, Una Cum Earum Declaratione Et Historia [emblem Book With Mythical Plates 1687]

      Mainz: Ludovici Bourgeat. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1687. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; Vincenzo Cartari (c.1531 - 1569) was an Italian mythographer and diplomat of the Italian Renaissance. 218 pages plus 16-page index and 87 plates. Width: 7" Height: 8.25". 17th-century rendering of Cartari's 16th century mythography enhanced by Paulus Hachenberg's engraved illustrations. Later 3/4 morocco leather over marbled boards. Pages and plates show moderate toning and scattered light to moderate foxing. 87 of the 88 plates are present, lacking plate 67. Shallow edgewear to first three leaves with the lest at the title page. Includes in depth index. Latin language. Armorial Schorsch bookplate. ; 0 .

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        THE HISTORY OF THE MOST RENOWNED DON QUIXOTE OF MANCHA: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha.

      Folio. Full calf with gilt decoration to compartments to spine. Contrasting gilt-lettered label. Recently repaired by Trevor Lloyd of Ludlow with a new spine in 17th century style.

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        Fasciculus Geomanticus in quo varia variorum opera geomantica continetur + Questiones Geomatiae Alfakini Arabici Fikii a Platone in Latinum translatae ex antiquo manuscripto [Bound with:] Tabulae geomanticae, seu liber singularis . THREE VOLUMES IN ONE.

      Ioannis Davidis Zunneri,, Frankfort 1687 - Volume I & II: 647 pp. Latin text, title printed in red and black, figures, 7 folding letterpress tables, 1 folding letterpress table with small marginal tear at fold and final leaf shorter in outer margin, woodcuts and diagrams, Verona: [Heidelberg?] 1687. [Bound with:] Volume III: Tabulae geomanticae, seu liber singularis de tribus ultimis ex antiquo manuscripto de anno 1535.527, 197 pp. 2 folding tables at rear, contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine, red speckled edges (lightly soiled). Provenance: erased ownership inscription on first title and later annotation on verso of title; from the Giancarlo Beltram Library of Scientific Books. 1693. FIRST EDITION of a compilation of treatises on geomancy including Robert Fludd's Tractatus de geomantia. ‘In the Fasciculus of 1687, besides the works of Fludd and H. de Pisis, were Geomantic Questions by the Arab Alfakinus, translated into Latin by Plato (of Tivoli?) and now first printed from an old manuscript of the year 1535’ (Thorndike). Page 123 is misnumbered 12 as in some other copies of the first edition. A copy of this first work was sold and described as having two engraved plates. Caillet 4035 (‘Ouvrage fondamental de Géomancie’); Cf. Thorndike VIII 482; Wellcome III, 11 (not calling for any engraved plates). Geomancy, from Ancient Greek geomanteía translates literally as "foresight by earth"; it is a translation of the Arabic term ?ilm al-raml, or the "science of the sand". Earlier Greek renditions of this word borrowed the word raml ("sand") directly, rendering it as rhamplion or rabolion. Other Arabic names for geomancy include khatt al-raml and darb al-raml. The original names of the figures in Middle Eastern geomancy were traditionally given in Arabic, excluding a Persian origin. The reference in Hermetic texts to the mythical ?um?um al-Hindi potentially points to an Indian origin, although Skinner thinks this to be unlikely. Having an Islamic or Arabic origin is most likely, since the expansive trade routes of Arabian merchants would facilitate the exchange of culture and knowledge. It is theorised that related systems of divination in sub-Saharan Africa, such as Ifá and sikidy, either were based on or co-developed with Arabic divination systems. ". European scholars and universities began to translate Arabic texts and treatises in the early Middle Ages, including those on geomancy. Isidore of Seville lists geomancy with other methods of divination including pyromancy, hydromancy, aeromancy, and necromancy without describing its application or methods. Like other systems of divination, geomancy has a mythological origin. According to one Arabic Hermetic text, Idris (or Hermes Trismegistus) witnessed the angel Jibril in a dream. Idris asked for enlightenment, and Jibril proceeded to draw a geomantic figure; upon being asked what he was doing, Jibril instructed Idris in the geomantic arts. Keeping this secret, he sought out ?um?um al-Hindi, an Indian king, who then wrote a book on geomancy. This book was passed down through clandestine circles into the hands of Khalaf al-Barbari, who traveled to Medina and converted to Islam by the prophet Muhammad himself. Confessing to knowing a divinatory art, he explained that pre-Islamic prophets knew geomancy, and that by learning geomancy, one may "know all that the prophet knew". Another mythological story for the origin of geomancy also involves Idris. After praying to God that He give Idris easily a means to earn his living, Idris rested one day, bored and without work, and began to draw figures idly in the sand. As he did so, a stranger appeared before him and questioned what he was doing. Idris replied that he was simply entertaining himself, but the stranger replied that he was doing a very serious act. Idris became incredulous and tried to deny this, but the stranger explained the significance of the meaning of the figure Idris drew. He then commanded Idris to draw another figure, and upon doing so the stranger exp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT DE VENISE Par le Sieur Amelot De La Hussaie

      1687. A Paris Frederic Leonard 1687 8° Pagine 1 carta bianca + 30 non numerate + 424 + 38 + 1 carta bianca Unito a: SUPLEMENT A L'HISTOIRE DE VENISE Par le Sieur Amelot De La Hussaie A Paris Frederic Leonard 1687 Pagine 200 + 8 non numerate Unito a: MEMOIRE POUR SERVIR A LA DEFENSE DE L'HISTOIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT DE VENISE Pagine 8 + 1 carta bianca. Legatura coeva in pelle bazzana. Titolo e fregi in oro impressi al dorso. Antico Ex-Libris a stampa impresso al frontespizio. Sporadiche fioriture. Ottima copia. Rara edizione originale. Cfr: Cicogna pag. 156 N° 1092 Amelot De La Houssaya fu segretario dell'ambasciata di Francia a Venezia e il suo rapporto sulla Repubblica rivelò per la prima volta la politica del Governo Veneziano. Quando il libro apparve (in francese) lo stato veneziano se ne lamentò con la corte francese e Amelot fu mandato alla Bastiglia per sei settimane. Dice il Foscarini pag.337 :"Non era mancato ingegno al sig. d'Amelot per guidare ad ottimo segno il suo Trattato sulla Repubblica di Venezia: ma due cose lo guastarono, l'animo avverso alla città nostra, e il soverchio raffinamento dell'autore".

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        De ipsa natura, sive libera in receptam naturae notionem disquisitio

      Londini : Typis H. Clark, Impensis Johannis Taylor 1687 - 12mo. [26], 176 [i.e. 193], [4 pp ads] Contemporary speckled sheep. Restoration to spine. Modern red leather spine label. Rehinged and rejointed. Leather re-varnished. Occasional marginal dampstaining, scattered spotting, old signature on title, small hole in B1 affecting a few words, small clean tear in lower outer corner of G5. First edition in Latin of Boyle's 1686 Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Receiv'd Notion of Nature, an exposition of his mechanical conception of nature. This works represents one of the subtlest statements concerning the issues raised by the mechanical philosophy that emerged from the Scientific Revolution. Keynes 171; Wing B3979. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WEYARN. "Canonia Regularis Weyarensis Cann. Regg. Ord. S. Augustini". Klosteranlage aus der Vogelschau, im Himmel Wappenmedaillon sowie die Heiligen Petrus und Paulus links und rechts auf einer Wolke.

      - Kupferstich von J. Franck, dat. 1687, 24 x 34 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Aus M.K. Kuen, Collectio Scriptorum, 1765. - In Echtgoldleiste gerahmt. - Sehr seltene Ansicht!

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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. Fasciculus Geomanticus in three parts, 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, illustrations in the text, 7 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), bound in full modern calf, gilt decoration to spine, blind panelled covers, gilt lettered maroon label, new endpapers. 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 Arabici. 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, 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. FIRST EDITION 1693, anonymous, two folding tables before title page, pages: (3), 4-197, (3 - blanks). Tabula Harmonica Sublunarium and Speculum Judiciale Astrologicum. Collation: A-M8, N4. A few pages lightly browned, 1 table slightly misfolded. A very good copy. Caillet, Manuel Bibliographique, page 88, No.4035. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Brtitish Isles antique map - Danckerts, 1687.

      British Isles antique map - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae TabulaAttractive map of Great Britain and Ireland published by Theodorus Danckerts in Amsterdam 1687. Elaborately decorated cartouche with coats of arms of Ireland, Scotland and England. Verso: blank. Original hand colouring. Size: 50,9 x 59,0 cm.The Danckerts family were notable print and map sellers, and engravers in Amsterdam for nearly a hundred years, between 1630 and 1727.Between 1680 and 1700, Justus an his three sons Cornelis, Theodorus, Justus II published several editions of their Danckerts Atlas. Justus Danckerts was probably ranked the highest of the skilled engravers of the seventeenth centry. His maps were in demand for the wonderful decorative quality of their engraving rather than for their accuracy.Reinier and Joshua Ottens later acquired the stock of plates from the family and reissued the maps, replacing Danckerts' names with their own.Price: ?1.250,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Das Grab des Aberglaubens. Erste, Zweyte, Dritte und Vierte Sammlung [kmpl.]. Erstausg.

      4 Bll., 226 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. Titelkupfer / 256 S., mit Titelvignette // 2 Bll., 252 S., mit Titelvignette / 2 Bll., 252 S., mit Titelvignette, 8, Pappbände d. Zt. mit Rückenschild u. Rotschnitt (2 Bde.) Ackermann V/829 Grässe BS.2 Rosenthal 1687 Klinckowstroem 75: "Sehr vorsichtiges, im Ganzen ablehnendes Urteil über die Wünschelrute Verfasser beruft sich auf Krüger (1746)." - Reichhaltiges Matetrial, u.a. über: Selbstmörder Von Verwünschungen Träume Wahrsagerey Aberglaubische Meinungen welche in Dänemark u. Norden im Schwange gehen Von Ahnungen Cometen Von blauen Feuern oder Irrwischen Bleygiessen Von der Todtenuhr Die Art u. Weise, die Todten heraufzurufen Von den Wehrwölfen, Alpdrücken u. Wechselbälgen Gibt es Gespenster? Nordlichter Von der Wahrsagerey der Zigeuner durch Chiromantie Die Wünschelruthe Von dem Teufel Blut- u. Schwefelregen Der Aberglaube in China u. Japan Abergläubische Zeiten, Wörter u. Amulette. - Einbände etwas bestossen u. beschabt beide Innendeckel mit Aufkleber "Büchersammlung von Ph. Nathusius" die ersten Titel mit kl. Signatur ein Bd. zw. den Sammlungen mit gering aufgeplatztem Gelenk, tlw. leicht braunfleckig vereinzelt Bleistiftanstreichungen, sonst gute Expl. mit fester Bindung.

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        Opera Omnia : Seu Thesaurus Locupletissimus Botanico-Medico-Anatomicus, Viginti Quatuor Tractatus Complectens et in Duos Tomos Distributus, quorum Tractatuum Seriem videre est Dedicatione absoluta.

      Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Petrum Vander Aa 1687. Two volumes in one. (xii), 170, (xxii), (vi) 7 - 379, (xxxvii) pp. Contemporary mottled calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and gilt title lettering. Wear to spine joints and board edges. Boards marked. Binding firm. Internally clean with only occasional spotting. With 115 full-page plates, including some folding. Text in Latin. . Good. Full Leather. New Edition. 1687. 4to..

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        Canaan commonly called the Holy Land or the Land of Promise being ye. possession of ye. Israelites & travelled through by our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ and his Apostles

      London: Richard Blome, 1687. unbound. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 10.25" x 18" This stunning map of Canaan or Israel and Palestine depicts the Holy Land during the time of Jesus Christ. The map is oriented with north to the northeast and extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River. Tiny ships mark marks the route of Apostle Paul ending in Rome, where he was beheaded. The ruins of the cities of Sodom, Gammora, Seboim and Adama are featured in the Dead Sea. This map is based on an earlier map by Nicolaes Visscher. In good condition with some wear along original centerfold. Left margin extended. Minor foxing. Richard Blome (1635 %u2013 1705) was one an active published of illustrated books in post-restoration London. Known for his decorative coat of arms emblems that were often dedicated to noteworthy locals, his uncommon maps have a distinctive style. This is a nice example of his work.

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        The Hind and the Panther Transvers'd to the Story of the Country Mouse and the City Mouse . .

      London: Printed for W. Davis, 1687, 1687. First edition. Wing P-3511; Pforzheimer 739; MacDonald, Dryden, 241a. Contemporary ink notations (sums in several columns) on the front blank; very good copy.. 4to, disbound, 28 pages. The first book by both Prior and Montagu, First Earl of Halifax, a collaborative satirical poem on Dryden's poem "The Hind and the Panther" (1687).

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        Opera Omnia, in VI tomos ordine convenientiori quàm hacrenus digesta, & cum MSS. collatione castigata. Accesserunt multa hactenus inedita; Epistolarum Argumenta, Tractatuum in Capita distinctiones; lemmata, notaeque marginales; novi Scripturarum, Rerum, locorumque communium Indices.

      Antonium & Horatium Molin, 1687. 6 tomi su 2 voll., in foll., cart. muta. cc.nn. 9 + 1372 pp. compl. + cc.nn. 42. Front. figurati con ricca e pregevole inc. di Bouchet raffigurante S. Bernardo . Mende ai d.

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        PHILIPPI A LIMBORCH DE VERITATE RELIGIONIS CHRISTIANÆ: AMICA COLLATIO CUM ERUDITO JUDÆO [FIRST APPEARANCE URIEL ACOSTA]

      Gouda; Apud Justum Ab Hoeve. 1687. Contemporary Vellum. 4to. [18], 364, [14] pages. 25 cm. First edition. In Latin. De veritate religionis Christianae. A response to three treatises by Balthasar de Orobio, the texts of which are included. With first appearance of "Urielis Acosta Exemplar humanae vitae. Addita est Brevis refutatio argumentorum quibus Acosta omnem religionem revelatam impugnat, par Philippum a Limborch": p. [341]-364. Written shortly before shooting himself, after his second excommunication, Uriel Acosta “used the interval to write a few pages of what he called ‘Exemplar Humanæ VitæÂ’ (A Specimen of Human Life) , a sketch of his own career. It is almost the only source of information respecting the life of this eccentric and unfortunate thinker, and was published with a refutation by Philip Limborch, a Dutch theologian, as an appendix to his own work, entitled ‘Amica Collatio cum Erudito Judæo, Â’ Gouda, 1687; republished 1847.” (Jewish Encyclopedia 1906) “De Castro's discussions on Christianity with the Dutch preacher Philipp von Limborch were published by the latter in the work entitled ‘De Veritate Religionis Christianæ Amica Collatio cum Erudito Judæo, Â’ Amsterdam, 1687.” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) . From the library of Irving Levitas, with laid in letter from the bookseller Emil Offenbacher, addressed to him: “First Edition. The larger part of the present volume consists of a discussion on the truth of the Christian religion between Philip Van Limborch, a Calvinist minister and professor at Amsterdam (1633-1712) and a learned Jew (Isaac Orobio de Castro, a contemporary adversary of Spinoza) . The book would be pretty much forgotten today had Limborch not added at the end an extraordinary human document, the autobiography of Uriel Acosta (1585-1640) which is printed here for the first time (pp.341-354: Exemplar humanae vitae) . Acosta, who was born into a Portuguese Marano family, moved to Amsterdam in 1617 where he resumed Judaism, but came soon in conflict with the Synagogue. He was excommunicated, recanted, again defied the authorities, was again excommunicated, and finally submitted to a public and humiliating penance after which he shot himself. Limborch has added an introduction to AcostaÂ’s text, as well as a refutation, which is printed at the end. ” Subjects: Apologetics - Early works to 1800. Apologetics - History - 17th century. Judaism - Controversial literature. Filosofía cristiana. Apologetics. Orobio de Castro, Isaac, approximately 1617-1687. Vellum heavily soiled and warped. Outer edges heavily soiled, endpages somewhat soiled. All text crisp and clean, internally fresh; but outer portions of volume have ostensibly been waterdamaged, with heavy soiling and minor mold. Fair condition. (KH-1-32) .

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