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        Ruhm-Belorberter Triumph-leuchtender, und Glantz-erhöheter Kriegs-Helm Dero Röm. Kaiserl. auch zu Hungarn und Böhmen Königl. Maj. und Dero sämtlichen Hohen Bunds-Verwandten, Wider den Blut-besprengten Türckischen Tulband. Das ist: Warhafftiger Historischer Grund-Bericht aller derer [...] Kriegs-Actionen, welche so wol wider die Ungarische Malcontanten, zeit währender derselben Empörung, als wider den allgemeinen Erb-Feind, den Türcken, beydes vor und nach dem [...] Entsatz der Kayserlichen Residentz-Stadt Wien vorgenommen, und [...] sieghafft [...] fortgeführet worden.

      Nürnberg, Lochner, 1687.. 5 Teile (= alles Erschienene) in einem Band. (10), 340 (statt 344, fehlen SS. 211-214), (16) SS. 454 (statt 456, fehlen SS. 445/6), (16) SS. (2), 144 (statt 148, fehlen SS. 5-8), (2) SS. 47, (6) SS. 42 (statt 47, (8) SS., es fehlen inkl. Register die letzten 8 Bll.). Mit Titel in rot u. schwarz, gest. Frontispiz und 51 (statt 60) gest. Kupfern. Halblederband des frühen 18. Jhs. mit Rückenschildchen und -vergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 4to.. Titelauflage des erstmals im Vorjahr erschienenen Standardwerks "für die Geschichte der Türkenkriege" (Apponyi); die Teile III-V in erster Ausgabe. "Die Ansichten, Städte- und Schlachtenszenen sind zum Teil sehr sorgfältig ausgeführt. Das Werk wurde viel benützt, wohlerhaltene komplette Exemplare sind daher sehr selten" (Apponyi). Der Anhang mit der Beschreibung der Peloponnes ("Beschreibung der Provinzen Aus denen die so berühmte Halb Insel Morea besteht") wurde unverändert von der ersten Auflage übernommen ("deshalb die ersten 4 Bll. mit Bogensignatur Xx 1-4" [Zisska, s. u.]); Teil 1 u. 2 ebendieser Beschreibung wie bei dem zuletzt bei Hartung versteigerten Exemplar (H&H 96, 1333) in falscher Reihenfolge gebunden. - Ein vollständiges Exemplar war für uns im Handel und auf Auktionen der letzten Jahrzehnte nicht nachweisbar. Dem vorliegenden fehlen neben 13 Textblättern zumindest 2 Karten, 3 Portraits und 4 gefaltete Ansichten; vorhanden sind 28 Portraits und 23 der gesuchten, zumeist gefalteten Ansichten. Frontispiz und Titel neu aufgezogen (mit wenig Randverlust beim Frontispiz, Titel jedoch ohne Textberührung), sonst nur mäßig gebräunt und weitgehend sauber und fleckenfrei. Die prachtvolle, zwischen die SS. 148/149 des ersten Teils gehörende großformatige Kupfertafel mit der Belagerung Wiens (fehlt dem vom VD 17 beschriebenen Ex. ebenso wie dem zuletzt für DM 18.000 bei Zisska versteigerten [Z&K 35, 3922]) bei der Neubindung im 18. Jhdt. hinterlegt und ans Ende gebunden. - VD 17, 1:071689N (1. Teil, dort inkompl.) bzw. 39:122234L (2. Teil u. Anhänge). Sturminger 872. Graesse I, 467. Keleny 579-581. Vgl. Apponyi 2242. Nicht in Blackmer.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Le bon usage du the' du caffe' et du chocolat pour la preservation & pour la guerison des maladies

      Lyon: Thomas Amaulry, 1687. Lyon: Thomas Amaulry, 1687. Contemporary calf. Good +. 1st Edition. 12mo (14.4 x 7.9 cm). Contemporary calf, spine laid down on later calf and repair to bottom third of back board. Spine with raised bands and gilt floral panels. Partial title in upper panel. Text block with speckled red ink. Text has only a few small brown spots near gutter, otherwise very clean. No marks on plates. Collation: [22], 120, 131-226, 219-357, (5) pp. + 14 engraved plates (2 duplicates). Total collation: [22], 353, (5-Index) pp.+ 14pl. The frontispiece and plate on p. 11 are duplicates with the first signed by Bouchet as engraver. The remaining 12 plates are engraved by J. Hainzelman and signed by name or J. H. These plates are inserted throughout the text at appropriate location, viz. section on tea, coffee or chocolate. The text consists of four sections that cover natue, properties and good use of tea; of coffee; 0f chocolate(p.192-226, 219-300 +5 pl.); Containing the explanation of figures present in the preceding parts and some remarks on distinctive features of new discoveries relating to the same subject. The fronstispiece illustrates two Chinese one collecting leaves off a tea tree and another drinking tea with Bouchet as engraver. This plate is repeated in reverse on p. 11. The frontispiece has the imprint of Lyon, Thomas Amaulry rue Mercier au Mercure Galant. The same imprint is on the facing title page.& & The imprint (p.[23]) states that this book was printed for the first time on 15 February 1687. There were two other issues of this book in 1687, but both were from Paris. This copy with all pertinent imprint and approbation at Lyon, 18 june 1686, signed Falconet (p.[21] indicates a true first edition, first issue. “A beautifully illustrated… volume advocating the health benefits of tea, coffee and chocholate compiled by the unscrupulous Versailles court physician, Nicolas de Blégny (1652-1722), who commercially exploited the fashion for coffee by promoting the drink as a universal cure. The book was a quick success with four issues appearing in the same year and it remains one of the best known French treatises on the subject of this period.” (Hünersdorf & Hasenkamp, Coffee, p. 140) (Bitting, p. 44; Vicaire 97 (note); Wellcome II, p. 180.)

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        The Travels of Monsieur De Thevenot Into the Levant

      H. Faithorne 1687 - 3 parts in 1 vol. Folio. 33 cm. Contemporary boards rebacked on modern leather spine. Solid binding. Professionally restored. Collated: [36], 291, [2], 200, [2], 114, [4] p. Missing title page and 1st page of preface, else good and complete. 3 engraved plates. Internally generally clean and unmarked. An important book of early French exploration of the Near East. A view of the Mughal Empire and Persia pre-European colonization. Contents: I. Turkey --II. Persia --III. The East-Indies. Provenance: Early book plate of Rev. Jas Wilson on verso. Wing T887; Weber 2:314; Atabey 1217. English translation of Relation d'un voyage fait au Levant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BOTANOLOGIA THE BRITTISH PHYSCIAN: OR THE NATURE AND VERTUES OF ENGLISH PLANTS

      London: Printed for Obadiah Blagrave, 1687. The later edition of 1687, (the first edition was published in 1664); pp. [2 - blank leaf], [8 - preliminaries], 363, [1 blank page], [20 - Alphabetical Table], [8 - Books, Printed for and Sold by Obadiah Blagrave]; engraved frontispiece plate, title page. Contemporary full calf binding with some rubbing and scuffing, front joint professionally and inconspicuoulsy strengthened, a little chipped to the head/tail of the spine. Contents complete, some general reading wear with a little fraying/chipping to the edges of some leaves but not affecting text (T2 with fore-edge cropped, but this is perhaps an original paper error - no loss of words), some browning and staining, light fading and abrasion to text to lower right corner of the title page. Provenance: Lady Wolryche (early signature to the front free end paper); R. Manby & Thomas Datchet (signatures on front blank dated 1745 and 1763 respectively). Very scarce, particularly with the charming frontispiece plate and the publisher's adverts (all copies we have located at auction have been missing the frontispiece plate) Referenced by: Wing (2nd ed.), T3329; Henrey, 363; Hunt, 379 and ESTC R30175. Full Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

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        DE ULTIMIS VOLUNTATIBUS DECISIONES. Editio Noviffima à multis Erroribus expurgata cum Indice Rerum & Verborum

      - Genevae, Sump. Ioannis Antonii Chouër, 1687,folio piel, 25h + 428 págs CIVIL HEREDITARIO

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        THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF MONTELION Knight of the Oracle. Son to the true mirrour of princes, the most renowned King Persicles, King of Assyria shewing his strange birth, unfortunate love, perillous adventures in arms:

      London, printed for J. R. and W. W. for W. Thackeray, and T. Passenger, 1687.. and how he came to the knowledge of his parents. Interlaced with variety of pleasant and delightful discourse. 1687, slim small 4to, approximately 190 x 140 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, woodcut frontispiece, title page with narrow ornamental border, printed in black letter, pages (6), 186, finely bound by Francis Bedford (1799-1883) one of the noted binders of the 19th century, in full polished calf, triple ruled gilt border to covers, gilt raised bands, elaborate decoration in compartments, 2 gilt lettered and decorated morocco labels, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Hinges slightly worn and slightly tender, surface starting to crack at foot of lower hinge, very small chip to leather at head of spine, the same armorial bookplate on front pastedown and reverse of front free endpaper, 4 tiny holes on the frontispiece, 2 on the title page, all expertly repaired and 4 letters with partial loss neatly restored by hand, image of frontispiece not affected, 4 blank corner tips also expertly repaired, small light stain to 2 margins, 2 very small brown stains on 2 facing text pages, no loss of legibility, a couple of minor printing flaws with loss of a few letters, all still easily legible. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a book which is scarce in any sixteenth century edition. This is the third chivalric romance by Ford (fl. 1585–1599), of which the earliest known edition is that of 1633. It was very popular, reprinted at least 12 times before the end of the century and 7 times in the eighteenth century. It also appeared as an undated chapbook. (ODNB). Montelion is the son of Persicles, king of Assyria, and Constantia, a Persian princess. His mother is imprisoned in an enchanted castle, her son has to free her. Lost identities are discovered, battles and tournaments fought, a princess is rescued. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Certain Sermons or Homilies Appointed to Be Read in Churches in the Time of Queen Elizabeth of Famous Memory And Now Reprinted for the Use of Private Families

      George Wells, London, 1687. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary green gilt morocco, spine rubbed and faded, but still an attractive binding, gilt page edges, marbled endpapers. 2 parts in one with a separate title for the second part, but continuous pagination. (12), 646pp. The 1687 8vo edition is considerably scarcer than the 1683 folio. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044326. .

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        Neu vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, Darinnen über 3000. Kräuter, mit schönen und künstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung, samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen, beschrieben: Desgleichen auch, wie dieselbige in allerhand Kranckheiten, beyde der Menschen und des Viehs, sollen angewendet und gebraucht werden, angezeigt wird. Erstlichen durch Casparum Bauhinum mit vielen neuen Figuren, nutzlichen Artzneyen, und anderem, mit sonderem Fleis gebessert, Zum Andern durch Hieronymum Bauhinum mit sehr nützlichen Marginalien, Synonimis, neuen Registern und anderem vermehrt. Und nun zum dritten mal aufs fleissigst übersehen...

      Johann Ludwig König & Johann Brandmüller, Basel/Basle 1687. Folio. (10)+(663+(2)+(-665-)1529+(96) pages. With more than 2400 woodcuts of plants and herbs. Engraved title + titlepage in red/black. Contemporary full pigskin binding over wooden boards with 6 raised bands and with blindtooled decorations. 2 clasps with brass hinges. Contemporary owner's insciption on engraved title. A few marginal tears and 1 hole in an index page repaired, the latter with a small loss of text. Pages slighly browned. Otherwise a well-preserved copy.. The first edition of this immense catalogue of plants, herbs and recipes, for both humans and cattle) by Jacob Dietrich Bergzabern (latinized as Tabernaemontanus) (c. 1520-1591), was published in Frankfurt in 1588-90, and again in 1613 (see Brunet V,623). The first enlarged edition, with hundreds of new woodcut, edited by Caspar Bauhin, was published in Basle in 1664

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        The Great French Dictionary

      London: Thomas Basset. 1st Edition. Leather Bound. Good. 1687-8. Unpaginated. 39 cm. Full leather with raised bands and gold impressing on spine. Worn, scuffed, most corners worn. Spine chipped at both ends. Repair patches to boards near spine at both ends. Book plate of former owner on front pastedown and some label residue below. Minor tears and stains. Last page of text and rear endpapers torn, crumpled, corners chipped. Miege was a native of Lausanne who settled in London in 1661, became under-secretary to the Earl of Carlisle, and eventually became ambassador to Sweden, Russia, and Denmark. He wrote a number of miscellaneous works including two other French dictionaries, a French grammar, other philological works, gazetteers, etc. and translated a number of items.

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        COMPLEMENTUM THESAURI LINGUARUM ORIENTALIUM, SEU ONOMASTICUM LATINO-TURCICO-ARABICO-PERSICUM. SIMUL IDEM INDEX VERBORUM LEXICI TURCICO-ARABICI-PERSICI. Quod latina. Germanica, aliarumque linguarum adjecta nomenclatione nuper in lucem editum Authore FRANCISCO a MESGNIEN MENINSKI.

      Ex libris manoscritto, altra firma di possesso tagliata (piccola striscia) piccolo bollo.. ex libris gora chiara all'angolo superiore delle prime 100 pp, bruniture più o meno diffuse. 6ppnn, 16 pp numerate per pagina, poi dal 17 per colonna, 1998 colonne. Piena pergamena del tempo, mancanza restaurata al dorso, strappo, cerniere fendute. L'opera doveva completare il Thesaurus linguae orientali pubblicato sempre a Vienna nel 1680, ma l?assedio dei turchi rese impossibile la stampa e mise a soqquadro la tipografia che doveva comporre il dizionario (la vicenda viene spiegata nell?introduzione di questo volume). Dopo sette anni il dizionario venne infine completato e pubblicato, e viene considerato anche come opera a se stante (vedi per esempio GBV, Union Catalogue Northern Germany). E il primo grande dizionario per la traduzione dei termini in turco, arabo e persiano.

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        HARPOCRATES SIVE EXPLI CATIO IMAGUNCULAE ARGENTAE PERANTIQ

      Franciscum Halma, Utrecht 1687 - Original full leather, still in good condition, rebacked in calf preserving original spine. Contents complete in 3 sections with 43 text illustrations and 6 folding plates (one torn). The first part of the book covers Harpocrates - 180 pages. The second section has a separate title page 'Gisberti Cuperi Monumenta Antiqua Inedita and follows in in page numbering. The third section has a new title page 'Stephani le Moine ad Gisb. Cuperum de Melanophoris Epistola' and again follows on in page numbering. This section is written in greek and hebrew as well as Latin. Very bright and clean throughout. Deals with the cult of the Egyptian god Horus in the Roman world, detailing rights, beliefs and monuments. A spectacular book mainly due to the number and quality of the text and folding engravings. Small 8vo but wider pages than is normal.294 pages plus an 'index auctorum' and an 'index rerum' and an errata list. [Attributes: 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. 1st Edition. 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.

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        Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande

      A Paris, Chez Daniel Horthemels Libraire..., 1687. FIRST EDITION. Folio, 370 x 235 mms., pp. [xiv], 317 [318 blank, 319 - 331 Index, 332 - 333 Errata and Privilege, 334 blank], engraved title-page (by S. La Clercinu Lalouette after Sébastien Le Clerc) preceding letter-press title-page, 12 full-page engraved plates, engraved vignettes in text, and culs de lampe, all finely executed, contemporary calf, gilt spine; paper a bit browned,binding dried and worn, spine faded, corners and extremities worn, lacks label, but a firm binding with the armorial bookplate of Baron John Rolle (1751 - 1842), on the front paste-down end-paper. The French numismatist Pierre Bizot (1630 - 1696) made his reputation with this on the history of coins and medals of the Dutch Republic. He published a second part in 1690, but it only appeared in the Dutch editions, the first of which was published in that year. The coins and medals which he illustrates were themselves produced between 1566 and 1680. In the same year Bizot also published Theatre d'honneur des héros qui out sacrificé leurs vies pour la Republique de Hollande, o'u l'on voit gravez, sur le suivre, les Tombeaux magnifigues qui ont été en leur honneur et leurs épitaphes. Many of the engraved illustrations celebrate great moments in Dutch history. For example, in 1590, a turfship was the instrument by which the Dutch recaptured the port city of Breda from the Spanish, and Bizot records the feat in this work, with engravings (p. 63) of the medals struck. McGrath, Elizabeth: "A Netherlandish History by Joachim Wtewael," in Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes (1975).

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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, 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.

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        BIBLIOTHEQUE UNIVERSELLE Et HISTORIQUE. De L'Annee M. D. C. LXXXVI. Tome Premier.

      Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom & van Someren., Amsterdam: 1687 - Frontis. Printer's device to t.p. Head- Tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. Folding copperplate engraving after p. 480. Contains letter extract [p. 469 - 481] from Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society, with the plate showing examples of his work. Inked out names to t.p. Minor worming in gutter, primarily in the 'A' gathering. Loose 'Q' gathering. 2 short tears to plate attachment point. Withal, a VG copy. Period full vellum binding, with title hand-inked to spine. Red speckled edges. 12mo: * - **12 A - X12. *1 as frontis. D7 mis-signed as D6. 14.5 cm x 8 cm. Seconde Edition revue & corrigee. [46], 481, [23] pp. Text in French. Index at rear. Last page blank.

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        BIBLIOTHEQUE UNIVERSELLE Et HISTORIQUE. De L'Annee M. D. C. LXXXVI. Tome Premier

      Amsterdam:: Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom & van Someren.. 1687.. 12mo: * - **12 A - X12. *1 as frontis. D7 mis-signed as D6. 14.5 cm x 8 cm. Seconde Edition revue & corrigee. [46], 481, [23] pp. Text in French. Index at rear. Last page blank.. Period full vellum binding, with title hand-inked to spine. Red speckled edges.. Inked out names to t.p. Minor worming in gutter, primarily in the. 'A' gathering. Loose 'Q' gathering. 2 short tears to plate. attachment point. Withal, a VG copy.. Contains letter extract [p. 469 - 481] from Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society, with the plate showing examples of his work. . Frontis. Printer's device to t.p. Head- Tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. Folding copperplate engraving after p. 480.

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        BIBLIOTHEQUE UNIVERSELLE Et HISTORIQUE. De L'Annee M. D. C. LXXXVI. Tome Premier

      Chez Wolfgang Waesberge Boom & van Someren. Amsterdam:: Chez Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom & van Someren.. 1687.. 12mo: * - **12 A - X12. *1 as frontis. D7 mis-signed as D6. 14.5 cm x 8 cm. Seconde Edition revue & corrigee. [46], 481, [23] pp. Text in French. Index at rear. Last page blank.. Period full vellum binding, with title hand-inked to spine. Red speckled edges.. Inked out names to t.p. Minor worming in gutter, primarily in the. 'A' gathering. Loose 'Q' gathering. 2 short tears to plate. attachment point. Withal, a VG copy.. Contains letter extract [p. 469 - 481] from Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society, with the plate showing examples of his work. . Frontis. Printer's device to t.p. Head- Tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. Folding copperplate engraving after p. 480.

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        The Works of Our Ancient, Learned, & Excellent English Poet, Jeffrey Chaucer: As they have been Compar'd with the best Manuscripts; and several things added, never before in Print

      London: no publisher, 1687. hardcover. near fine. To which is adjoyn'd, The Story of the Siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate, Monk of Bury. Together with The Life of Chaucer, Shewing His Countrey, Parentage, Education, Marriage, Children, Revenues, Services, Reward, Friends, Books, Death. Frontispiece "Progenie of Geffrey Chaucer" incorporating his portrait. Additional large engraved armorial design, 660, pages. Folio, newly rebound in full British tan morocco with raised bands, gilt-tooled maroon leather spine label. London: [no publisher], 1687. 8th collected edition. Printed with double columns of Gothic type (the last to do so). Some internal age-toning and scattered light foxing, otherwise in near fine condition.

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        Mariana Islands] Istoria della Conversione alla nostra Santa Fede dell' Isole Mariane, dette prima de' Ladroni, nella Vita, Predicatione, e morte gloriosa per Christo del Venerabile P. Diego Luigi di Sanvitores, e d'altri suoi Compagni della Compagnia di Giesu.tradotta nell' Italiano con l'acrescimento di notitie dal padre Ambrosio Ortiz.

      Napoli, per Camillo Cavallo, e Michele Luigi Mutii, 1686 (en el colofón, 1687). - 22,5x16 cm., 12 hojas (inclusive frontispicio) 664 páginas. Pergamino de la época. En la portada ex-libris manuscrito del siglo XVIII, y cuatro sellos de caucho de una institución religiosa francesa. Ejemplar con grandes márgenes. Primera edición italiana tan rara como la edición castellana, y ampliada con más noticias por el traductor, el padre Ambrosio Ortiz. En esta obra se siguen los pasos de los primeros misioneros encabezados por el padre Diego Luis de Sanvítores (1627-1672) que se establecieron en las islas Marianas. El frontispicio que ilustra esta obra, y que suele faltar en la mayoría de ejemplares, es un magnífico retrato del P. Sanvítores con dos nativos en el momento de su asesinato, y está grabado al cobre por Pesche. No se encuentra en la Biblioteca Nacional de España. Palau 97962. De Backer & Sommervogel 1214. Simón Díaz, X, 4181.

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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. Amsterdam, J. Wolters & Y. Haring, 1687. 8:o. Extra grav. titelblad,(10),398,(12) s. Med gravyrer i texten på s. 132-35, 159, 161-64, 166-68, 172, 180, 187-89, 202, 124. 133, 237-38, 242-43, 248, 253-55, 259, 262, 265-68, 270, 272, 276, 284-89 och 377. Samtida lätt nött pergamentbd med spår av handskriven ryggtitel. Reva i yttermarginalen på s. 99. Svag fuktfläck upptill på s. 289-338. Anteckning på försättsbladet: "Vigilantibus 1729".. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1310, noten. Första upplagan trycktes 1685. Arbetet är en grundlig och lärd genomgång av antika författares uppgifter om amasoner, kvinnliga krigare. Arbetet är rikt illustrerat med bl.a. myntavbildningar. Pierre Petit (1617-87) var läkare i Paris

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        The Great French Dictionary

      London: Thomas Basset 1687-8. Unpaginated. 39 cm. Full leather with raised bands and gold impressing on spine. Worn, scuffed, most corners worn. Spine chipped at both ends. Repair patches to boards near spine at both ends. Book plate of former owner on front pastedown and some label residue below. Minor tears and stains. Last page of text and rear endpapers torn, crumpled, corners chipped. Miege was a native of Lausanne who settled in London in 1661, became under-secretary to the Earl of Carlisle, and eventually became ambassador to Sweden, Russia, and Denmark. He wrote a number of miscellaneous works including two other French dictionaries, a French grammar, other philological works, gazetteers, etc. and translated a number of items.

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        Securis Ad Radicem Posita, Oder Gründtlicher Bericht Loco Libelli, Warin der Statt Cöllen am Rhein Vrsprung und Erbawung klär- und umbständtlich vorgestellt auch ferner angewiesen ist, wasmassen dieselbe ... Von denen Ertzbischoffen viele hundert Jahren ruhig beherrschet, in denen letzteren Zeiten aber für eine ungemittelte freye Reichs-Statt gantz irrig geachtet worden, und nunmehr dem Cöllnischen Ertzbischthumb, als dessen Haupt-Statt, wiederumb beyzufügen, und ihrem rechtmässigem Landts-Fürsten ... Maximilian Henrichen, Ertzbischoffen zu Cöllen ... zuzuerkennen seye

      Bonn, Franckenberg 1687. 31 cm. (4), 170, 207, (1), 10, 22 Seiten mit 1 ganzseitigen gestochenen Porträt, 4 Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalteten Plan (31 x 43 cm). Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rücken- und Deckelprägung - Holzm. / Boh. Anonym IV, 1946 - VD17 23:293198D - Hansen, Köln 1893 (Ausg. 1729) - Stolte 2947 (Ausg. 1729) - Erstausgabe. Stadtgeschichte mit umfangreichem Urkundenanhang in Latein und Deutsch. Mit Porträt des Kölner Erzbischofs Maximilian Heinrich, dem das Werk gewidmet ist von "Petrus Alexander Bossart, J. U. Ltus." Peter Alexander Bossart (Bossard), Kurkölnischer und Fürstlich Paderbornischer Rat, stammte aus einer Familie aus der Picardie. Mit Vogelschau-Plan des römischen Köln mit der Rheinbrücke. Tafeln mit Siegeln und Wappen. Einband Schabspuren, stellenweise leicht gebräunt, im Anfang und Schluß Feuchtigkeitsränder, Faltplan Randeinrisse restauriert -

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        Godfrey of Bulloigne or the Recovery of Jerusalem

      London - Printed by J. M for George Wells 1687 - Godfrey of Bulloigne or the Recovery of Jerusalem done into English heriocal verse byEdward Fairfax. Together with the Life of the saidGodfrey. Licensed to be reprinted on September 18, 1686 by Ro. L'Estrange. Jerusalem Delivered (La Gerusalemme liberata) is an epic poem by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso first published in 1581, which tells a largely mythified version of the First Crusade in which Catholic knights, led by Godfrey of Bouillon, battle Muslims in order to take Jerusalem. The poem is composed of eight line stanzas grouped into 20 cantos of varying length. The first attempt to translate Gerusalemme liberata was made by Richard Carew, who published his version of the first five cantos as Godfrey of Bulloigne or the Recoverie of Hierusalem in 1594. More significant was the complete rendering by the translator Edward Fairfax (c1580 -1635) which appeared in 1600 and has been acclaimed as one of the finest English verse translations. Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedown and ink inscriptions to front and rear pastedown. Condition: Rebacked in leather preserving contemporary calf boards. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, and loss to leather to original front board. Hinges strained with free endpapers absent. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with foxing to tail of pages and slight closed tears to gutters. Annotated paper tipped-in to front pastedown and other paper to replace loss to pastedowns. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Las guerras de Flandes: desde la muerte del emperador Carlos V hasta la conclusion de la Tregua de doze años / escritas por el eminentissimo Cardenal Bentivollo; traduxolas de lengua toscana en la española el padre Basilio Varen, de los Clerigos Menores.,

      Geronymo Verdussen, Amberes (Antwerpen) 1687 - ORIGINAL SPANISCHE AUSGABE:Text Spanisch, KOLLATIONIERT, KOMPLETT, Hartkarton-Einband mit Lederbezug, goldgeprägte Rückentitelei, 4 Bünde, Läsur am Kapital, Abriebsspuren, jedoch solide, Buchblock stabil und fest, Titelblatt zweifarbig gestaltet mit hübscher Vignette, 540 paginierte Seiten mit vielen Textvignetten, zweispaltig gedruckt, 20 ganzseitige gestochene Portraits der Kriegsteilnehmer, alle sauber und unbeschädigt, Papier stockfleckenfrei, jedoch ca. 8 kleine braune Flecken am Anfang und Ende des Buches, stört nicht den Lesefluss, einige kleine Wurmeingänge im inneren Falz zwischen den Seiten 429-465, sehr guter Druckspiegel. Die Ausgabe besteht aus drei Teilen: Parte I (in 10 Abschnitten), Parte II (in 6 Abschnitten), Parte III (in 8 Abschnitten) + Register, Index. Insgesamt sehr ordentlich erhalten. --- Guido Kardinal Bentivoglio d’Aragona (1579-1644), italienischer Kardinal, Historiker, und Politiker. Unter Klemens Nachfolger, Papst Paul V. Mit einer päpstlichen Verfügung wurde er als Apostolischer Nuntius nach Flandern geschickt. Während der gesamten Zeit seines Aufenthaltes (1. Juni 1607-24. Oktober 1615) war er mit dem Jülich-Klevischen Erbfolgestreit konfrontiert, an dem sich letztlich der Dreißigjährige Krieg entzündete. Als päpstlicher Inquisitor setzte Bentivoglio am 22. Juni 1633 seine Unterschrift unter das Urteil gegen Galileo Galilei. --- Im Achtzigjährigen Krieg (auch Spanisch-Niederländischer Krieg) von 1568 bis 1648 erkämpfte die Republik der Sieben Vereinigten Niederlande ihre Unabhängigkeit von der spanischen Krone. Mit seinem Ende schieden die nördlichen Niederlande zugleich aus dem Verband des Heiligen Römischen Reichs Deutscher Nation aus. Der südliche Teil der Niederlande blieb dagegen bei Spanien. Im 19. Jahrhundert ging daraus Belgien hervor. Die Niederlande wurden damit dauerhaft geteilt. Der Krieg entwickelte sich aus einem Aufstand gegen den spanischen Landesherrn Philipp II., der vor allem von Calvinisten ausging. Nachdem die Spanier den ersten Aufstand noch niedergeschlagen hatten, entwickelte sich ab 1572 ein zweiter Aufstand, der nach und nach das ganze Land erfasste. Nach einem zwölfjährigen Waffenstillstand von 1609 bis 1621 wurde der Krieg weitergeführt bis 1648, als Spanien die Unabhängigkeit der nördlichen Niederlande im Westfälischen Frieden offiziell anerkannte. (aus: Wikipedia). ---------------- COLLATED, COMPLETE. A rare antiquarian book printed by Verdussen in Antwerp in Spanish in 1687 . The history of the Eighty Years` War. Full leather- binding on card- board, gilded lettering on spine, solid, title page with lovely vignette, 540 pages printed on two columns, 20 full-size portraits of the war- protagonists, all clean and undamaged/ about 8 small brown spots on pages, not affecting the reading / some short book- worm galleries between pages 429-465 on bottom part of the inner binding/ no foxing, very clearly printed, altogether good condition. --- Guido Bentivoglio d'Aragona (1579-1644) was an Italian cardinal, statesman and historian. He arrived in Brussels when negotiations between the Habsburgs and the Dutch Republic to end the Eighty Years' War were about to begin. Following the conclusion of the Twelve Years' Truce in April 1609, he was greatly concerned with the position of Catholicism in the Republic. Accredited to a Habsburg court, he likewise took a keen interest in the final stages of the reign and the succession of Emperor Rudolf II. Three more topics occupied a great deal of his time: the struggle over the Jülich-Cleves inheritance, which was set to ignite the Thirty Years War, the flight of the prince de Condé from France in objection to Henri IV's divorce and remarriage, and the degree of toleration for Catholics in England and Ireland under James I. ---The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence, (1568-1648) began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands. (from: Wikipedia). 21x 32 Cm. 2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Philosophy: containing the lives, opinions, actions and discourses of the philosophers of every sect. Illustrated with the effigies of divers of them

      London: Printed for Thomas Bassett, at the George in Fleetstreet, Dorman Newman, at the Kings Arms, and Thomas Cockerill, at the Three Leggs in the Poultry, MDCLXXXVII. [1687]. Second edition. Cloth. A very good copy, a few scattered marginal notations and sketches in ink and pencil, thin stain at vvv2-xxx3, tear at F2, and small chip at G4, all within lower margins. Folio. Illus. engraved frontis and 26 further engraved portraits, plus a few in text charts, diagrams, and figures including one of the solar system. Title page printed in red and black. Frontis. portrait of the author is signed: P: Lilly pinxit Guil: Faithorne scul. Includes a 20 page table of contents; last section "The history of the Chaldaick philosophy" has a separate dated title page; last page is a catalogue advertisement. Thomas Stanley (1625-1678) was poet, classical scholar, and patron of writers. This is the first one volume edition of his History of Philosophy originally published in four parts from 1655-1662. Taking the form of a series of critical biographies of the philosophers, beginning with Thales "what Stanley aimed at was the providing of necessary information concerning all 'those on whom the attribute of Wise was conferred.' He is particularly full on the great Attic masters, and introduces, 'not as a comical divertisement for the reader, but as a necessary supplement to the life of Socrates,' a blank verse translation of the Clouds of Aristophanes," (Britannica. 11th Ed). Derived from Diogenes Laertius, Alcinous, Aristotle, and other ancient sources, the work is more biographical than critical. "At the time of its publication, the field which it covered was almost untrodden ground," (Sandys, J. E. A History of Classical Scholarship, III, p. 351). The History of Philosophy "was accepted as a standard authority for many years," (DNB) and went on to be published again 1701 and 1743, and was translated into both French and Latin. Wing S5239. ESTC R200925. Lowndes 2493.

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        Viburnum (Viburnum tinus)

      Signed `J Van Huysum' (lower right). Pencil and watercolour, crowned shield with fleur-de-lys watermark. 19 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches. 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

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        Harangue faite a Sa Majesté par les Ambassadeurs du Roy de Siam Le Mardi 14. Janvier 1687, à leur Audience de Congé

      Paris: Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1687. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 6 pp, [plus 1 integral blank]. Bound in old vellum, internally perfectly clean and fresh, a very good copy. Extremely rare first edition of this ephemeral pamphlet documenting the final royal audience of the Siamese embassy to France in 1686/7. The work is a formal request for permission to return to Siam - citing the King of Siam's impatience to hear of the results of the embassy as well as the prevailing winds and the season. Increasingly concerned at the Dutch predominance over Eastern trade, Phra Narai, King of Siam, succeeded in sending the first Siamsese embassy to France in 1684. The present account relates to the second such embassy (June 1686 - March 1687), whose purpose, as noted in the text here, was to secure an eternal alliance between France and Siam. For its part the newly-reorganized French Company of the Orient was delighted by these proposals, securing them valuable trade in spices and textiles. "The mission in Siam became the focus of France's activities in the East during the 1680's. Ayut'ia, King Narai's capital, became a "French Macao" for missionaries and merchants departing for and returning from the stations further to the East." (Lach & Van Kley, III: 252) The arrival of three Siamese ambassadors in northern France in the summer of 1686 caused a great deal of consternation in the popular sphere: illustrations of the embassy were frequently produced for eg almanacs of the time. The present work, printed by the Imprimerie Royale 'de l'exprés commandement de Sa Majesté', is naturally as much a testament of the might of Louis XIV as it is a faithful record of the ambassadors' visit. The 'harangue' ends with a promise to communicate the munificence of Louis and his kingdom to 'all the Orient' upon their return: "Ces Mémoires seront consacrez à la postérité, & mis en dépot entre les monumens les plus rares & les plus précieux de l'Estat. Le Roy nostre Maistre les envoyera pour présent aux Princes ses Alliez; & par là tout l'Orient sçaura bientost, & tous les siecles à venir apprendront les vertus incomparabl de Louis le Grand." OCLC records no US copies of this first (Paris) edition. The Bell Library holds a 3p Lyon imprint also dated 1687. The present speech was also published in a Latin translation, Legatorum Siamensium ad regem oratio, held only by the BnF according to OCLC. * OCLC 466051349. Cf also Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe.

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        Neu Vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, Darinnen über 3000. Kräuter, mit schönen und kunstlichen Figuren, auch deren Underscheid und Würckung, samt ihren Namen in mancherley Sprachen, beschrieben, 3 parts, complete (bound in one thick volume)

      Basel: Joh. Ludwig König und Johann Brandmyllern, 1687. Second enlarged edition, edited by Caspar and Jean Bauhin. First eleven leaves with professional repairs to margins with no text loss, final 47 leaves also with some professional repairs to margins (a few pages with slight text lost), a few small worm holes to several pages in the register, some general light browning to the text, a few page only with old marginal damp stains, some restoration to the outer joints of the original alum-tawed binding; aside from these minor points, this volume is in good to very good condition in the original 17th century binding - an impressive, quite beautiful, large tome.. Pp. (11), 1-663, (3), 665-1529, (97, register), with an engraved title, a second title printed in red and black, and 2472 woodcuts. Original full blind-tooled alum-tawed pig skin over wooden boards, spine with six raised bands and with red leather label in one compartment, with two brass clasps (expertly restored), lg folio (15.3" x 10"). The very rare first edition was published in two volumes from 1588-1591, this second enlarged edition was issued in 1687. The "Kreuterbuch" is a massive and fully illustrated work which describes 3000 medicinal plants, many of which are illustrated. See Nissen BBI 1931 and Pritzel 9093 for more details.

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        REVERENDISSIMO AC CELSISSIMO SRI PRINCIPI MARQUARDO SEBASTIANO CUM FESTIVO RITU TOTIUS PATRIAE BONO ECCLESIAE BABENBERGENSIS EPISCOPUS CONSECRARETUR, & DILECTUS AMATAE PERPETUO NEXU IUNGERETUR, TENUE HOC EPITHALAMIUM DEVOTO CALAMO OBTULIT CLERGY BAMBERGEN [BOUND WITH] LEO SCHONBORNIANI STEMMATIS DUPLICI PACIS ET AMORIS [...], A TRICORONATA MUSA GYMNASII SOCIETATIS JESU COLONIAE METRIS, CORONIS, VOTIS LAUDATUS (1688)

      1687/ 1688. Later Boards. 4to. [40], 16 pages. 28 cm. Both tracts are first edition. In Latin. Bound in decorative boards, exquisite typography and printing on fine parchment, volume contains 18 ornate copper plates depicting angels offering objects of wealth and power to saints, princes, and bishops, as well as plates depicting various coats of arms of peace and love. Title translates as: “Wedding Song and festive rite offered to the devout clergy of Bamberg, presented by Sebastian Marquard, consecrated bishop of the reverend and celestial prince” and “Poetry and Wreaths, with Vows of Praise, by Leo Schonborn, with a coat of arms of peace and love, the treasure of the Jesuit college of Cologne. ” No libraries show listings for any bound tome containing both tracts. Marquard Sebastian Schenk von Stauffenberg (1644-1693) was archbishop from 1683 to 1693 in the diocese of Bamberg, and canon of the church of Bamberg, Würzburg and Augsburg. Frédéric Melchior de Schonborn (1644-1717) was an influential nobleman, imperial privy councilor, chief marshal of Würzburg, and nephew of the archbishop of Mainz. Of note, on page 39, “Votum Cabalisticum” with letters and number leading up to the date of printing, 1687. OCLC lists 1 copy of each volume worldwide (Bayerische Staatsbiblio and Biblio Natl France) . Light wear to boards. Title page lightly soiled. Pages lightly soiled and lightly foxed throughout, but remarkably well preserved and very clean. Good + condition. (SPEC-36-21) .

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        Godfrey of Bulloigne: Or The Recovery of Jerusalem. Done into English Heroical Verse, by Edward Fairfax, Gent. Together With the LIFE OF GODREY. Licensed to be Reprinted

      London: Printed by J. M. For H. Herringman, 1687. First 8vo Edition of Fairfax’s translation into English of Tasso’s Il Godfredo, Gerusalemme Liberata (The Liberation of Jerusalem). This printing also contains a preface by Robert L’Estrange, a “Life of Godfrey”, an essay on the Allegory of the Poem and an added poem by Robert Gould. 8vo, in a handsome modern binding of full blue morocco, the spine with blind ruled raised bands and lettering in gilt. [xxxii], 655 pp. A very nice copy, internally fresh and crisp and extremely well preserved, modern binding sturdy and attractive with no evidence of wear or use. FIRST OCTAVO EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF A CORNERSTONE OF ITALIAN LITERATURE. Three titlepage imprints of this edition are known, no priority has ever been given. Fairfax’s translation of Tasso (first published in 1600) was an important step in the introduction of Italian literary masterpieces to English readers. James I is said to have preferred it “above all other English poetry”. Although Fairfax clearly took liberties with Tasso’s words the translation is rich and beautiful. It predates the full translation into English of Dante’s DIVINA COMMEDIA by roughly 120 years Fairfax’s translation of ‘Il Goddredo” is an extremely early example of the English concept of “world literature”.

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        Interpretation Des Pseaumes. Avec la Vie de David

      A Paris: Chez Sebastian Mabre-Cramoisy, 1687. Leather Bound. Very Good. 4to. Early mottled calf, gilt spine. Edges red. Full leather. Good binding and cover. Head and tail of spine chipped. Internally contents very good, includes map. Collated, sin aii. 675 pp. Engraved title plate, folding map of ancient Israel, engraving on title page, dedication with headpiece and initial letter, introduction with tailpiece. See our pictures of this lovely book.

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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. 1st Editions. 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.

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        Pas-kaart vande zee-kusten van Terra Nova, met de byleggende zee-kusten van Francia Nova, Canada en Accadie van c. de Sables tot de mond vande straad davids

      Amsterdam: Johannes van Keulen, [1687]. Copper-engraved map, period hand- colouring in outline. 20 7/8 x 24 inches. Van Keulen's 17th century chart of the Maritime Canada, here with period hand-colouring. This map accurately depicts the Grand Banks, though is somewhat more fanciful regarding the coasts of Newfoundland, Labrador and Nova Scotia, indicative of the Dutch charts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in this early period. This chart appeared in editions of both Van Keulen's Zee-Fakkel and Zee- Atlas. The present copy is an example of Burden's second state (of 4), with the page number in the lower left corner but without a shoal added to the coastline of Nova Scotia. Burden, The Mapping of North America 584; Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada 188.

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        Insignes misioneros de la Compañia de Jesus en la Provincia del Paraguay. Estado presente de sus Missiones en Tucuman, Paraguay, y Rio de la Plata

      One of the most authoritative accounts on the Jesuit missions of Argentina, Brazil & Paraguay. 1687. Pamplona. Juan Micon. In 4to (193 mm x 143 mm). 12 ff. + 432 ?with errors in foliation. Contemporary vellum, recased, spine lettered in ink, slightly soiled. Endpapers renewed, paper flaw on title restored without loss, ownership inscription at lower margin, upper margin a little trimmed ?however the copies we have examined all present the same issue-, ownership inscription to lower margin of title page, a fresh copy overall. First edition. Xarque?s work is, along with Ruiz de Montoya?s Conquista Espiritual del Paraguay (1639), one of the most relevant and trustworthy sources of information on the history, progress, reality and state of the Jesuit Missions in modern Northern Argentina, Paraguay and South Brazil at the end of the 17th century. It also provides rich details on the life of the missionaries who dedicated themselves to the evangelization of the Guarani?s and native peoples; this later aspect sheds light on ethnological aspects of one of the great South American civilizations.  His relation was virtually unmatched until 1754 when Lozano published his Historia de la Compañia de Jesus en la Provincia del Paraguay. It contains fresh information from contemporaneous accounts on what was a most successful Jesuit enterprise in South America. Xarque (1609 ? 1691) was a Jesuit Priest and missionary; he dedicated a large portion of his life to the study of the Jesuit Reductions of Paraguay, having written several works on the subject, such as "Vida apostolica del venerable Padre Jose Cataldino" & "Vida prodigiosa, en lo vario de los sucesos, exemplar... Padre Antonio Ruiz Montoya". The work contains several biographies, namely those of Fathers Simon Mazeta (c.1582 ? c.1656) and Francisco Diaz Taño (1593 ? 1677). Furthermore, it is rich in details as the location of the Jesuit Reductions, the wars against Portuguese military expeditions ?on occasions slaving Indians to carry back to Brazil-, and the daily-life of the Guarani?s. Extremely rare, neither Salva nor Heredia had it, and Leclerc apparently never saw it. No copies have appeared at auction since 1964 besides this one. This variant is apparently the rarest of two, with the title "Estado presente de sus missiones", instead of "En todo presente", and the author?s name spelled correctly instead of "Xargue". Sabin, 105716. Borba de Moraes, 947. Palau, 123233.

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        Carta de una doctor en Theologia a un Missionero de la China, que le ha propuesto diversas dudas sobre el camino que ha de seguir en estas Misiones

      Letters to a missionary in China. 1687. In 4to (206 mm x 144 mm). [with] Segunda carta de un doctor en theologia a un Missionero de la China 10 de Mayo de 87. In 4to (203 mm x 142 mm). 40 pp. ?from page 13 is found "Carta de un doctor Parisiense a un Missionero Apostolico de la China, que le ha propuesto diversas dudas" + 16 pp. Unbound. First title with lower right marginal loss of paper, upper margin with minor loss of paper, away from text, foxing; overall a good unsophisticated copy. Extremely rare Spanish translation of two letters addressed to a missionary posted in China. The first letter is composed of two, both dealing with the doubts expressed by the aforementioned missionary in regards to the path to be followed in his mission; this reply comes from two different unnamed authors, who recommend different ways to continue the apostolic mission, one for instance, making reference to the Chinese?s interest in Astrology, argues the value of astrology towards the knowledge of God; historic references as Yam Quam Sien?s persecution of missionaries are also found. The second deals with a variety of subjects, including Confucius and Confucian philosophy, the names and treatments of Regents and God. Both are exceedingly rare, no copy is registered as having sold at auction, no copy of the Segunda Carta is found in public institutions in Spain, only one complete copy of the first at the Real Academia de la Historia (Madrid, Spain). The titles mention both are translations of French letters, which we have been unable to find. Not in Palau.

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        The History of the World

      The History of the World, in five Books. The First, Intreating of the Beginning and first Ages of the same, from the Creation unto Abraham. The Second, Of the Times of the Birth of Abraham to the Destruction of the Temple of Solomon. The Third, From the Destruction of Jerusalem to the Time of Philip of Macedon. The Fourth, From Reign of Philip of Macedon, to the Establishing of that Kingdom of the Race of Antigonus. The Fifth, From the settled Rule of Alexander?s Successors in the East, until the Romans ( prevailing over all ) made Conquest of Asia and Macedon. By Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight. Whereunto is added in this Edition, the Life and Tryal of the Author. London, Printed for John Walthoe, over against the S. Johns-Head-Tavern in Chancery Lane, near Lincolns-Inn. 1687. Bound in full calf, rebacked with original boards, new front and end papers, block splitting near the front of the book, but holding well together. Contents complete, pages clean, very little browning.2 blank front papers, frontispiece, title page, 32 pages preface numbered i ?xxxi, 24 pages contents, title page The Life of Sir Walter Raleigh, 41 pages the Life of Sir Walter Raleigh, 122 pages first book, 250 pages second book, 72 pages third book, 88 pages fourth book, 278 pages fifth book, 2 pages to the reader, 26 pages Chronological table, 16 pages alphabetical table, 2 blank end papers. 7 double page plates and two half page plates.

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        The Works of King Charles The Martyr

      London: Ric Chiswell at the Rose and Crown, 1687 Book. Fair-. Full-Leather. 2nd Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. A difficult book to describe. To begin we will give the information from the previous owners notes. The initial date is his purchase. "1949 RR560 (England) Charles I. Basilike. The Works of King Charles The Martyr. Papers Concerning The Differences Betwixt His Said Majesty & His Two houses Of Parliament. With The History of His Life; & Also of His Tryal & Martyredome 2nd. ed. Lond. 1687. 3 lg. fldg. engr. plts. 728 pp. Some damp-st.-generally very light. Old calf- worn, little chpd. rebacked w/ old spine laid down. Cors. repaired. inner hinges reinforced w/ clo. tape. Calf checked- perhaps from heat, but doesn't look scorched. Later end paps. 100.00." PLEASE NOTE: while shooting the book for it's listing 2 sections of the old spine dislodged about 3" down from title, they will be kept with the book, see foto to come. I will try to add to the prior owner's description and finally give an informal summary of the books sectioning, and pagination. The repairs to the front board corners look very rustic when seen from pastedown side, looking better with age appropriate roughness from outside. I wonder if the book might have a hint of old smoke smell.. The text has notable texture, waviness, moisture stains, but, the foxing seems at bay, given books age. Since acquiring the book, it has been and will be stored in glassine bag, acid free. Foto should follow shortly. While the previous owners description was fair I think he may have been too kind, it might be best to think it a bit rougher that his description implies. Glad to email fotos of the internals. Xlibris plate first pastedown. Light pencil notes at top of first end sheet, ditto verso of 2nd printed page (this is the first title page and follows the Royal Crest page) this note says, "this edition was printed by order of James II." 2nd title page follows and has centuries old penned note at upper corner, dated but I can not make it out. Chiswell and date in roman numerals (1687) given here. These pages are followed by 7 pages, these being the verso of 2nd title page and 3 leaves, of contents for both sections. Text begins following, page 1 thru page 720 after which are 4 leaves, 8 pages of printing history and notes, among them one by Samuel Keble, dated 1693 and another by William Levet, dated 1691. The 3 gatefolds are in place and but for waviness look splendid to my eyes. Book measures 14 1/2 X 9 3/4". Gently leafing thru each page confirmed that all text is present. Please note pages 273 to 282 and 287 and 288 have been corrected from a first digit of '3' to the correct number '2.' The following was noted, pg. 127 has small diagonal section missing (about postage stamp size) at upper corner, ditto but smaller for page 211. Additionally there is some, long ago corrected, dogearing and the occasional dark fleck of foxing, all text seemed legible to my eye. Standard domestic shipping, beyond our basic fee, and any confirmation/insurance will be paid by seller. All items are shipped with appropriate heavy padding and boxing as necessary. The previous owners notes and my copy of the Wing listing (C2076) will accompany the book..

      [Bookseller: Brass DolphinBooks]
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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, 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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The History of the most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha:

      London: printed by Thomas Hodgkin, and sold by William Whitwood,, 1687. And his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. Now made English according to the Humour of our Modern Language and Adorned with several Copper Plates. By J[ohn]. P[hilips]. Folio (316 × 195 mm). Contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, sides ruled in blind with fleurons at inside corners, red sprinkled edges. Engraved frontispiece and 8 plates, 2 images to each plate. Armorial bookplate of John Ward, probably John Ward (1679-1758), biographer of the Gresham professors, fellow of the Royal Society, and one of the original trustees of the British Museum. A little skilful restoration to corners and front joint, one or two trivial spots, one leaf (sig. 3O2) hand-trimmed a little short at fore-edge apparently at an early date; an excellent copy. First illustrated edition in English, translated by John Phillips (1631–1706), nephew of the poet John Milton. This English translation superseded Shelton's, published in two parts, 1612–20, which was already archaic to later 17th-century readers.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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