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        A DISQUISITION ABOUT THE FINAL CAUSES OF NATURAL THINGS

      London: Printed by H. C. for John Taylor, 1688. FIRST EDITION, issue with cancel title y. One of the last works published in Boyle's lifetime, this rare and significant title by one of the most creative and prolific scientists of the 17th century provides a good example of both the author's breadth of intellectual inquiry and his deeply held interest in theology and philosophy. The youngest of the 14 children of the earl of Cork, Boyle (1627-91) was one of the founders of the Royal Society and a most active member throughout his life. He published many significant books and treatises, did much original work in chemistry, helped to develop a celebrated vacuum pump, and propounded "Boyle's Law," which formulated the important relationship between the pressure and volume of gases. Despite having suffered a major stroke in 1670, Boyle continued to experiment and write intensively through to the end of his life. His later writings, particularly those produced in the 1680s and including the present work, are often characterized in two ways: they may include forays into the world of medicine, and they also reflect a profound piety and respect for the divine. The present book is of considerable interest as a medical work. At the same time, the main essay presents the author's thoughts on the relationship between theology and the work of natural philosophers, and is often regarded as Boyle's endorsement of teleological inference (today more commonly referred to as "intelligent design"). In Fulton's words, on the medical side, "the volume is replete with allusions indicating [Boyle's] powers of observation as a naturalist and there are many references to physiology; perhaps the most interesting is the record of a conversation with William Harvey on how he discovered the circulation of the blood . . . . Appended to the 'Disquisition' is a brief tract on disturbances of vision; Boyle describes cataract, and was aware of the location of the opacity. A variety of case histories are recorded, drawn from his own experience, and the tract appears to be one of the first in which this method of teaching was employed in an ophthalmological treatise." In all, there are 14 ophthalmological case histories given, including exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia and other degenerative and trauma-related conditions.. 180 x 110 mm. (7 x 4 1/4"). [xvi], 96, 81-112, 129-274, [6] pp. (with numerous pagination errors, but complete). FIRST EDITION, issue with cancel title. Contemporary sprinkled calf, rolled panels with a floral tool in each corner, neatly rebacked, raised bands with morocco spine label and unobtrusive paper library label near the foot. Fulton 186A; Heirs of Hippocrates 367; Wellcome II, 224; Wing B-3946. A few small dings to the boards, extremities a little rubbed, one clean two-inch tear in the middle of one leaf (due to paper flaw) affecting a couple of letters, two smaller marginal tears (one affecting three lines of text), otherwise a really excellent copy, clean and fresh in a sturdy binding. One of the last works published in Boyle's lifetime, this rare and significant title by one of the most creative and prolific scientists of the 17th century provides a good example of both the author's breadth of intellectual inquiry and his deeply held interest in theology and philosophy. The youngest of the 14 children of the earl of Cork, Boyle (1627-91) was one of the founders of the Royal Society and a most active member throughout his life. He published many significant books and treatises, did much original work in chemistry, helped to develop a celebrated vacuum pump, and propounded "Boyle's Law," which formulated the important relationship between the pressure and volume of gases. Despite having suffered a major stroke in 1670, Boyle continued to experiment and write intensively through to the end of his life. His later writings, particularly those produced in the 1680s and including the present work, are often characterized in two ways: they may include forays into the world of medicine, and they also reflect a profound piety and respect for the divine. The present book is of considerable interest as a medical work. At the same time, the main essay presents the author's thoughts on the relationship between theology and the work of natural philosophers, and is often regarded as Boyle's endorsement of teleological inference (today more commonly referred to as "intelligent design"). In Fulton's words, on the medical side, "the volume is replete with allusions indicating [Boyle's] powers of observation as a naturalist and there are many references to physiology; perhaps the most interesting is the record of a conversation with William Harvey on how he discovered the circulation of the blood . . . . Appended to the 'Disquisition' is a brief tract on disturbances of vision; Boyle describes cataract, and was aware of the location of the opacity. A variety of case histories are recorded, drawn from his own experience, and the tract appears to be one of the first in which this method of teaching was employed in an ophthalmological treatise." In all, there are 14 ophthalmological case histories given, including exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia and other degenerative and trauma-related conditions.

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        Des Königreich Dalmatien. Historische und Geographische Vorstellung, Enthaltend Die Thaten aller Könige, So über Croatien und Dalmatien iemahls geherrscht haben, Wie auch Eine Beschreibung der Morlachey, der Republic Ragusa, der vornehmsten dalmatinischen Städte, Schlösser, Insulen, Flüsse... ins hochteutsche ubersetztet durch H. H. d. R. C.

       Lpz., F. Gleditsch 1688. kl.-8°. 4 Bll., 372 S. Mit 1 gefalt. Kupferkarte. HLn. d. 19. Jhdts. Durchgeh. wasserrand. Lagerspuren. Ss . 215-240 im Kopfsteg mit Japanpier restaur.Versand D: 4,00 EUR Reise, Balkan

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        Orbis Gothicus. Id est historica narratio, omnium fere gothici nominis populorum origines, sedes, linguas, regimen, reges, mores, ritus varios, conversionem ad fidem &c. &c. Exhibens qua simul victricem olim tot gentium gothiam, productis ultra Europae Asiaeque terminos in Africam armis, gothiae sarmaticae.

      Oliva; typis Monasterii Olivensis, 1688-1689. First edition. Folio. 34x20,5 cm. (10), 121, (15) + (4), 40, 177-232 + (4), 68 + (3, 1 blank), 44 pp. + errata leaf. Contemporary vellum with title in handwriting on spine. A small notation on front paste-down (possibly ''T 7. 6''). The binding is a little soiled, and front board slightly bowed. There is a small hole in top margin of the title leaf to the second part. Contents are a bit toned in margins and partly a little spotted. A fine copy. Praetorius (c. 1635-1707), born in Memel, Lutheran theologician and historian, converted to Catholicism in 1684 and was in 1685 appointed historiographer to the king of Poland, to whom the work is dedicated. In this historical and ethnographical work, which was much critizised by contemporary historians, Praetorius attempts to prove that the Slavic peoples are of Gothic origin, thus extending the geographical claims of the Polish crown to include Prussia. ''[Praetorius] constructed a suitable Gothic-Slavic identity for Prussia on the basis of the similarities between the Gothic, old Prussian and Slavonic languages. His Sarmatian Goths included the Bohemians, the Mecklenburgers, Cashubians, Prussians and the Pomeranians. For his work he was rewarded in Poland with the title Historicus Serenissimae Majestatis Regiae.'' (Karen Friedrich: The Other Prussia. Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772, pp. 91-92). Warmholtz 1329. Brunet IV:854 (''les exemplaires en sont rares'')

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        Discursos predycaveys que o Docto Haham Yeosuah da Sylva Pregou no K.K. Sahar A Samaym em Londres. He o Assumpto delle, tratar sobre os Treze Articulos, de nossa Sancta Ley.

      Amsterdam, Em Casa de Yahacob de Cordova, 5448 [i.e. 1688].. FIRST EDITION. Large 4° (21 x 16.5 cm.), late-ninteenth???century three quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards by Ferin (spine faded, slight rubbing at extremities), spine gilt with raised bands in six compartments, gilt lettering and numbering, gilt fillets on leather of covers where it meets the marbled boards, top edge rouged, marbled endleaves, gilt circular supra???libris of Bernardino Ribeiro de Carvalho, Lisboa, on front cover, with his name on the outer circle and gilt monogram at center. Large woodcut vignette on title-page; numerous woodcut initials and tailpieces. Hebrew type. Light browning, occasional minor stains. Complete and with ample margins. Overall in very good condition. Old signature of Samuel Bendalack in upper blank margin of title-page. From the library of the Condes de Linhares, with inscription in lower blank margin of title-page "Da Livraria Conde de Li // nhares" (purchased by Bernardino Ribeiro de Carvalho at the 15 December 1895 sale, lot 876; cutting from that catalogue pasted on to recto of third and final front free endleaf). Small printed binder's ticket of Livraria Ferin in upper outer corner of verso of front free endleaf. (7 ll., 1 blank l.), 497, (1) pp. Leaf CCC4 cancelled; the quire has only three leaves, but pagination and text follow. *** FIRST EDITION. The main text of this work contains thirteen articles, or discourses. The subjects are (1) the existence of the creator, (2) the unity of God, (3) the nonâ??corporality of God, (4) on the eternal nature of the creator, (only God is to be worshipped, as opposed to angels and other heavenly beings), (6), on prophecy, (7) the prophesy of Moses, (8) God gave his law to his people, (9) the law of Moses is eternal, and can never be changed for another, (10) God knows all humans, (11) the good and the just will be rewarded, while the impious and wicked will be castigated, (12) when the messiah comes, the people of Israel will be returned to their original state; and (13) at the resurrection of the dead, there will be a final judgment. The texts contain valuable material concerning the history of the Jews of London. At the end of the discourses is a sermon preached at the author's funeral by Yshac Aboab; on the final page is the author's epitaph. The preliminary leaves include three pages of dedication by the author's widow, Sara, a single page note by Yshak Aboab, and a three page introduction by Selomoh de Oliveira. The author was a disciple of Morteira and of Yshac Aboab, a member of the Academy "Arbol de las Vidas" of Amsterdam, and Haham of the Portuguese Jewish community of London, where he died in 1679. @Provenance: D. Rodrigo de Sousa Countinho Teixeira de Andrada Barbosa (1823â??1894), 3º Conde de Linhares (modern title). The library of the Condes de Linhares, consisting of over 14,000 volumes, was one of the most important ever formed in Portugal. The title, extinguished in the seventeenth century, was revived in the Sousa Coutinho family, one of the most cultured and enlightened of the old Portuguese nobility. The first Conde de Linhares in this line (descendents but not the representatives of the original line), was D Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho (Chaves, 1745â??Rio de Janeiro, 1812). He was created Conde de Linhares in 1808. His grandson, the third Conde de Linhares in the Sousa Coutinho line, D. Rodrigo de Sousa Countinho (Paris, 1823â??Sintra, 1894), married a daughter of the first Duques de Loulé, who through her mother was a grandaughter of D. João VI and D. Carlota Joaquina. Bernardino Ribeiro de Carvalho (1846â??1910), born in the freguesia de Cabaços, concelho de Alvaiázere, came to Lisbon, was brought into the business of his uncle / fatherâ??inâ??law, and acquired a great fortune importing exotic lumber. He was a passionate book collector, frequenting auctions and bookshops from the 1860s until shortly prior to his death. Among the sales he attended and purchased at were those of Sir Gubian (1867), the Visconde de Juromenha (1887), José da Silva Mendes and Jorge César de Figanière (1889), the Condes de Linhares (1895), and José Maria Nepomuceno (1887). *** Kayserling (rev. Yerushalmi) p. 124 (mentioning only 185 pp.). Innocêncio III, 256 (no collation; had never seen a copy). Linhares 876 (the present copy, then in a contemporary sheep binding over wooden boards). See António Ribeiro dos Santos in @Memórias da literatura portuguesa, III, 284â??5 (appears never to have seen a copy). See also A.M. Hyamson, @The Sephardim of England (1951), pp. 41, 59. Hollis lists a microfiche copy only. Not located in Orbis. Not located in Catnyp. Not located in Melvyl. Copac locates only two actual copies, at the British Library and the Roth Collection, Leeds as well as two microfilm and microfiche copies. A search in KVK located the same two hard copies and the same two reproductions as listed in Copac only.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Gezicht uit de Diergaarde naer 't Klooster te Bebberee, en Kalkarse Hey en Bergendael op de eerste hoogte').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Jan van Call aus Conspectus Berolini et Cliviae b. P. Schenk in Amsterdam, 1688-1701, 16,5 x 19,5 (Sammlung Angerhausen, H 26)

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        Abhandlung dreyer so nothwendig als nützlichen Instrumenten, nemlich deß Barometri, deß Thermometri, und deß Notiometri oder Hygrometri.

      Mainz Bourgeat 1688 - Kl. 8°. (8) 51 S. Mit 35 Kupfertafeln. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Überaus seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe. "The earliest account dealing exclusively with the subject, and especially valuable as the first work laying down rules for the graduation of the thermometer" (Sotheran). - "His detailed description of the principal meteorological instruments of the period is enriched with several new ideas, such as the calibration of the thermometric scale on the basis of two points of change of state" (DSB). - Die hübschen und breitrandigen Tafeln zeigen die verschiedenen Instrumente, teils mit figürlicher Staffage. - Text etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Tafeln weitgehend sauber. Titelblatt an den Ecken leicht restauriert, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 3, 534; Sotheran 867; VD17 39:120069Y [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ungría restaurada. Compendiosa noticia, de dos tiempos: Del passado, baxo el jugo de la tiranía othomana, del presente, bajo el dominio cathólico de Leopoldo II de Austria. Felices sucessos de sus armas cesareas, en el Reyno de Croacia, y Principado de Transilvania. Escrita en lengua toscana. Traducido es español por un Curioso.

      - Barcelona, Martín Gebabert, 1688, 19,5 x 14 cm., pergamino, 4 h. incluso portada orlada y primera hoja blanca + 280 págs. + 4 h. + 37 láminas con vistas de ciudades, algunas plegadas y 7 retratos. (Buen y muy limpio ejemplar de esta obra, completo de todas las láminas incluida la vista de Viena que suele faltar en muchos ejemplares).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Rerum quotidianarum libru duo ... Editio ultima caeteris longe elegantior, & emendatior. [and] Quotidianarum differentiarum sesqui-centuria.

      Amstelaedami: Janssonio-Waesbergios 4to (20.2 cm, 8"). 2 vols. Vol. I: [26], 492 (i.e., 498), [54 (index)] pp. Vol. II: [2], 507, [45 (index)] pp.. 1688 17th-century gathering of these important writings by a distinguished 16th-century Spanish advocate. "De ratione juris discendi" follows the main work in the first volume, with the companion volume adding the title work, "Quaestiones selectae forenses duodeviginti," and "De ratione in jure scribendi ad filios." The title-page vignette of vol. I depicts Minerva and the olive tree, labelled "Oliva Minervae." WorldCat, Copac, STCN, and NUC Pre-1956 do not find any locations of this Jansson-Waesberg edition; Palau does not list it. Provenance: Front free endpapers each with early inked inscription mostly inked over, title-page verso with inked inscription "de los libros . . . D. Emanuel Lopez Forrecilla y dela Fuente. Contemporary vellum over paste boards, spines with early hand-inked title; minor staining and back outer (yapp) edge of vol. I chipped, ties on both volumes still partially present Pages age-toned with intermittent spotting; vol. I with light waterstaining to margins of some leaves and a few early inked corrections and marks of emphasis. Vol. II: Text block pulling away from spine, first few leaves separating, some leaves with worming in inner margins touching text without obscuring sense, one leaf with tear from outer margin extending into text without loss. All edges stained red, and both volumes with inscriptions as above.

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        The Principles of Astronomy and Navigation: Or, A Clear, Short, yet Full Explanation, of all Circles of the Celestial, and Terrestrial Globes, and of their Uses, being the whole Doctrine of the Sphere, and Hypotheses to the Phenomena of the Primum Mobile.

      

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        Helicons blomster/ plåckade ok wid åtskillige tillfällen utdelte af Lucidor den olyklige.

      Det är alle de poëtiske skrifter/ som författade blefne. Med flit samblade ok uti et litet wärk uplagde. Sthlm, N. Wankijf, 1688-(89). 4:o. (356) s. Med grav. titelvinjett & träsnittsillustration i texten på blad Mm3. + STIERNHIELM, GEORG. Musæ suethizantes, thet är: sång-gudinnor/ nu först lärande dichta och spela på swenska. Tedde i någre små wärck och dichter/ som på andra sijdan förmäles. Å nyo uplagde af Bengt Höök med egen bekostnadt/ åhr 1688. Sthlm, L. Wall, (1688). 4:o. (104) s. + COLUMBUS, SAMUEL. Bibliske werld/ sampt andre hans poetiske skriffter/ med flijt samblade/ och andre resan uplagde. Sthlm, J. G. Eberdt, 1687. 4:o. (136) s. Med träsnittsvinjett på titelbladet och tryckta noter i texten. Ngt nött samtida stänkdekorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rik oxiderad ryggdekor, ljusbrun titeletikett av glättad papp från sent 1700-tal och stänkta snitt. Blindpressad kantdekor. Första arbetet med en lagning i övre marginalen på s. (8) med liten textförlust, vilken dock är kompletterad för hand, en bläckfläck på blad L2, en gammal lagning i en vinjett på blad O2 och en gammal lagning med minimal textförlust på blad Y1. Sista arbetet med en lagning på blad F3 med textförluster. Med Dan. Westrells och Joh. Jak. Hedréns namnteckningar, den senare daterad 1812 samt en oidentifierad krönt stpl "O.B.". Bra samlingsband.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 426. Det emblematiska träsnittet på blad Mm3 är signerat A. Halling och daterat 1674. Den tryckta dedikationen är undertecknad Joh. Andersin och arbetet innehåller även två minnesverser av O. Wexionius respektive N. Keder. Utan det konfiskerade B-arket, vilket avlägsnades, då den där tryckta bröllopsskriften "Gilljare kuaal" väckt anstöt hos brudparets släkt. Collijn 889 och Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 34, 37 och 42 för det andra arbetet, som utkom första gången 1668. Titelns avslutande åtta i årtalsuppgiften är tryckt över sista siffran i det ursprungliga årtalet 1687. Avslutas med en liten hyllningsvers av O. Wexionius. Bengt Höök var främst känd som en egensinnig bokbindare på Kungsholmen i Stockholm, men drygade ut inkomsterna med viss förlagsverksamhet. Collijn 178 och Davidsson Svenskt musiktryck före 1750, nr 74-75 för det tredje arbetet. Varianten med träsnittsvinjett på titelbladet i stället för graverad titelvinjett. 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 bland andra Marcus Cronström, Ebba Brahe och Ludvig Pontus De la Gardie. Johan Jakob Hedrén (1775-1861) var vid denna tid kyrkoherde i Jakobs församling i Stockholm och överhovpredikant. Han slutade sina dagar som biskop i Linköpings stift

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        Examen libri pontificalis, sive vitarum romanorum pontificum; quae sub nomine Anastasii bibliothecarii circumferuntur ...

      Romae: Joannis Jacobi Komarek 4to. [8] ff., 120, 119, [1] pp.. 1688 [also bound in, the same author's] Parergon ad examen libri pontificalis,sive, epistola Pii II. ad Carolum VII. regem Franciae ab haereticis deprauata, & à Launoiana calumnia vindicata.... Romae: Joannis Jacobi Komarek, 1688. 4to. 39 pp. Giovanni Ciampini (1633–98) studied law and was subsequently appointed "Magister" at the Apostolic Chancery, thus providing him with a secure job (i.e., sinecure) and allowing him to devote himself to scholarship, as for example, here in his studies of papal biographies and the letters from Pius II to Charles II of France. Both works are printed in roman type with large woodcut initials featuring cherubs and each has its title-page printed in black and red. The Examen is divided into two parts, each with its own collation and pagination, with the second part being "Sanctae romanae ecclesiae bibliothecariorum catalogus, iuxta chronologicum ordinem. . . ." Evidence of readership: In the first part of the Examen an early reader has underlined in sepia ink passages or phrases s/he found significant but added no marginalia. Contemporary vellum. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Very good copies of both titles. Evidence of readership as above.

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        Maastricht antieke plattegrond - De Wit, 1688.

      Plattegrond Maastricht - "Traiectum ad Mosam vulgo Maestricht"'Kopergravure uitgegeven door Frederick de Wit in 1688. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (druk): ca. 41 x 50 cm.Frederick de Wit (1630 - 1706), een van de beste graveurs uit de tweede helft van de 17de eeuw, was werkzaam in de Kalverstraat te Amsterdam als graveur en kaartenhandelaar.Door zijn huwelijk met Maria van der Waag in 1661 verwierf hij het burgerschap van de stad. Drie jaar later werd hij tot het St.- Lucasgilde toegelaten. Alhoewel hij als katholiek zeker niet bevoordeeld was, prijkte zijn naam op de stedelijke lijst van "goede mannen"' van 1694 tot 1704.De Wit heeft zich voor deze plattegrond laten inspireren door de kaart die Blaeu in 1649 in zijn stedenboek publiceerde. Hij heeft er wel zorg voor gedragen dat de uitbreiding van de vestingwerken die sedertdien in de strijd met de Fransen aan alle zijden van de stad waren uitgevoerd, op zijn nieuwe kaart zijn aangeduid.Prijs: € 1.650,- (BTW margeregeling).

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        L'Egeo redivivo o sia chorografia dell'Arcipelago e dello stato primiero, et attuale di quell'isole, regni, città, popolationi, dominij, costumi, sito et imprese, con la breve descrittione particolare si del suo ambito littorale, che della Grecia, Morea o Peloponnese di Candia e Cipri.

      per gli Eredi Soliani,, In Modona, 1688 - Cm. 22, pp. (2) viii, 684. Con antiporta allegorica, 4 carte geografiche f.t. (di cui 3 ripiegate) raffiguranti: la Morea, l'Arcipelago, Candia e Cipro. Nel testo sono poi presenti 59 incisioni a piena pagina con la raffigurazione di tutte le singole isole dell'arcipelago. Legatura recente in mezza pelle. Esemplare privo (come spesso accade) del ritratto. Frequenti fori di tarlo, perlopiù marginali, ma che in alcuni casi interessano la parte incisa, una reintegrazione alla parte bassa dell'ultima carta (con perdita di testo) ed una mancanza marginale alla c. 637. Edizione originale ed unica. Cfr. Piantanida (1356): "pregiata e stimatissima opera". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reimb dich, Oder Ich Liß dich. Das ist: Allerley Materien, Discurs, Concept, unnd Predigen, welche bißhero in underschiedlichen Tractätlen gedruckt worden; Nunmehr in ein Werck Zusammen gereimbt und zusammen geraumbt, Mit einem beygefügten Indice Concionatorio, und neuem Zusatz mehrerer Concepten;

       Lucern, Haut 1688. Tit. m. gr. Vign., 1 Bl., 36, 92, 40, 17 (1), 3-81 (1), 10 (1), (1) 21, (1) 20, 19 (1), 14, 14, 14, 17 (1), 18, 16 (1), 29 S. Pgmt. d. Zt. Einbd. restaur. Ohne Schließen. Braunfleckig.vgl. Goed. III, 240, 13; vgl. Dünnhaupt 20.4; VD 17, 23:230503W - Diese Ausgabe mit 16 Predigten enthält: Mercks Wienn / Lösch Wienn / Grosse Todten-Bruderschafft, das ist: Ein kurtzer Entwurff deß Sterblichen Lebens./ Auff, Auff ihr Christen! Das ist: Ein bewögliche Aufrischung der Christlichen Waffen wider den Türckischen Blut-Egel... / Dankc un dDenckzahl des Achten gegen dem Drey, Das ist Ein kleine Schluß-Predig, so in der Octav deß Solennen Danck-Fest... / Soldaten-Glory, Das ist: Von dem heiligen Ritter und heylsamen... / Wollriechender Spica-Nardt / Die heilige Hof-Art / Astriacus Austriacus Himmelreicher Oesterreicher Der hochheilige Marggraff Leopoldus / Prophetische Willkomb / Zeugnuß und Verzeichnuß Eines lobwürdigen Tugend-Wandels / Der glückliche Fischzug in Anzbach / Oesterreichisches Deo Gratias / ... Der klare Sonnen-Schejn. - Die EA. erschien 1684 in Salzburg. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Theologie, Religionsgeschichte

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        Seulen-Buch, Oder Gründlicher Bericht Von den Fünf Ordnungen der Architectur-Kunst, wie solche von Marco Vitruvio, Jacobo Barrozzio, Hanns Blumen, etc. und andern vornehmen berühmten Baumeistern und zusammen getragen und in gewisse Abtheilungen verabfasset worden ... Durch Eine Liebhaber der Edlen Architectur-Kunst an den Tag gegeben und mit mehren Kupffern und Zierathen vermehrt

      Nurnberg: Hoffmann, [c. 1688]. Hardcover. Very Good+. Modern black morocco, gilt-stamped lettering in red leather spine label, gilt detail stamped direct on spine; 4to; pp. [3]-52, plus 46 plates (11 of which are folding, and heavily restored; 1 of which is laid-in). First title-page printed in red and black, and with 3 additional lavishly engraved half-title pages). Binding is very fine, indeed, but condition of text block varies -- many folding plates restored, full-page plates sometimes a bit browned, sometimes a bit fragile and tissuey, and sometimes remarkably nice and bright. A nice copy overall, offering images of ornate columns, window frames, cornices, ceilings, and more. Sold as is.

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        Historia de Yucathan.

      Madrid: Juan Garcia Infanzon Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1 of 15] ff., 760 pp., [16] ff.. 1688 In this account of the conquest and Spanish settlement of the Yucatan, López de Cogolludo, a Franciscan missionary and administrator originally from Alcalá de Henares, presents a sought-after account. He had access to a manuscript version of Bishop Landa's work and consulted such important printed sources as Torquemada. => He also presents his personal eye-witness accounts of events during his 30 years among the Maya (1634–65). Robert Patch says in the Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture (III, 458) that López de Cogolludo wrote this history in the 1650s and that it is "a major source not only for the history of Yucatán but also for the study of Maya culture." Provenance: Small booklabel: "Marchio Regaliae D.D. 1741." John Carter Brown (1797–1874) purchased this from Henry Stevens in 1845/1846. On his death to his son John Nicholas Brown (1861–1900). On his death deeded to the John Carter Brown Library. Deaccessioned 2008. Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of ties, front joint (inside) starting to open. Scattered foxing, including on title-page; short tear, repaired, in title; some staining in early margins and into text; without the preliminaries or the added engraved title. Doodling in many margins; ink stains from a careless quill user on several pages. John Carter Brown's stamped signature on p. 1. A less than perfect copy that yet does not "feel" maimed; a copy with a distinguished provenance to match the distinction of the work.

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        Paradise Lost

      

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        Paradise lost A poem in twelve books

      London: Pr. by Miles Flesher for Jacob Tonson Folio (38.3 cm, 15"). [4], 343, [7] pp.; 12 plts. (lacking frontis.).. 1688 The fourth edition, adorn'd with sculptures" — that is to say,the => first illustrated appearance of Paradise Lost, as well as what Hodnett calls "the earliest serious effort to illustrate an important work of English poetry" — and the first folio edition to boot — Pforzheimer noting that this is additionally the first publication of => Dryden's lines on Milton. The => 12 dramatic copper-engraved plates, tipped in, were mostly done by Michael Burghers (or Burgess, as given here) after Sir John Baptist Medina (and apparently by at least one other, unidentified artist), with at least one done by Peter Paul Bouche after Bernard Lens. Most plates are interesting as splendidly "typical" of the period, but one, in particular, is => almost stunningly modern in spirit. Opposite the start of the first book, this shows Lucifer darkly arule in Pandemonia, and it has been widely influential indeed, there having been for example an illustration "after" it as early as 1705 in Paraguay! This is one of three variant imprints of this edition, with the publication information varying based on which publisher was selling the subscription; the grape cluster watermark is visible, and the subscribers list is present at the back of the volume. The present example is definitely a "tall" copy, though Pforzheimer wonders about this observation, saying that "copies are sometimes listed as Large Paper but from the fact that the List of Subscribers makes no such distinction this is evidently a cataloguer's fiction. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked with mottled calf with gilt-stamped leather title and subject labels, raised bands ruled in gilt; original leather acid-pitted with joints and extremities rubbed, page edges attractively speckled in red and brown. Frontispiece (author portrait) lacking; title-page with edges darkened from binding and with small hole touching frame lines but not text. Pages slightly cockled, one leaf with chip to upper margin; two plates (at p. 61 & p. 149) each with short tear from lower edge, not extending into image; one plate with tear from outer edge extending about halfway into image, cleanly repaired; one plate with light waterstaining to outer margin just barely touching outer edge of image. Occasional faint spots and smudges, scattered light foxing almost entirely confined to margins (including inner), pages mostly clean. The faults that must be noted have substantially reduced the price here; they have NOT, actually, much reduced the usefulness and pure delight of either the production or the copy.

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        Anno Regni Gulielmi et Mariae, Regis & Reginae Angliae, Franciae & Hiberniae, Primo [to Septimo]. On the Twenty third Day of February, Anno Dom. 1688. In the First Year of Their Majesties Reign [to November 12 1694]. Nine compilations in five volumes

      London: Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [imprints vary], 1688-94. Contemporary calf, rubbed, some cracking to the joints, but quite firm, some browning, else a clean usable collection; the Taussig copy A collection of nine statutory compilations of the legislation enacted during the first seven years of the reign of William and Mary, including the famed and fundamental English Bill of Rights and the Triennial Act; 155 acts in 3,147 pages

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        Tractatuum. Volumen I. in quo Varia & difficillima Juris Themata, ex Jure Publico & Privato, Feudali ac Canonico, succincta methodo... Volumen II. in quo Criminalium Definitionum Racemationes cum variis delictis... Opus a multis hactenus defideratum, cura ac opera Andreae MYLII.

      Leipzig, apud Johannem Fridericum Gleditschium, 1688. 2 Bde. (in 1). Fol. Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck und mit Titelvignette, 4 Bll., 955, Tb., 1 Bl., 692 S., 82 Bll. (Index). Schöner, blindgepräger Schweinslederband, auf 5 Bünden geheftet. (Ebd. mit kl. Einriß am oberen Kapital). Sammlung von 34 Abhandlungen, die der Leipziger Jurist Andreas Mylius in 2 Bänden veröffentlichte. Die 23 Abhandlungen im ersten Band überwiegend Exegesen zum Corpus iuris civilis, die 11 Abhandlungen im zweiten Band zum Kriminalrecht und öffentlichen Recht. - Tabor (1604-1674) studierte während der Wirren des 30jährigen Krieges in Leipzig, Jena, Straßburg und Genf. Die Promotion erfolgte in Straßburg im Jahre 1631, wo er auch eine Professur erhielt. \"T. erfreute sich zunehmenden Beifalls und Ansehens, wofür unter anderem auch die Thatsache spricht, daß er während seines Straßburger Aufenthalts aus den verschiedensten Theilen des Reichs über zwanzig Anerbieten zur Uebernahme der mannichfachsten Dienste erhielt, denen er jedoch keine Folge gab, bis ihn Herzog Gustav Adolf von Mecklenburg 1666 zum Geheimen Rath und Kanzleidirector in Güstrow ernannte...\" (ADB, 37, S. 337-339). Zudem wurde er Kanzler der Akademie in Gießen und Hofrat in Hessen-Darmstadt. In Mecklenburg-Güstrow war er an einer Konfessionalisierungs-Kampagne beteiligt, die auch die Verfolgung von Volksmagie und Hexerei zum Ziel hatte. Er beschäftigte sich in seiner Kriminalistik besonders mit der rechtlichen Würdigung der Hexenprozesse, was ihn für die heutige Hexenforschung zu einer wichtigen Quelle macht. Insgesamt sah sich Tabor der römisch-rechtlichen Tradition verpflichtet, ließ sich in einige Fehden ein, etwa mit Grotius, Conring und Salmasius. Seine Gelehrsamkeit wurde aber nicht ernsthaft bestritten, Brunnemann nannte ihn den \"lumen saeculi\", andere sahen in ihm den \"Papinianum Jureconsultorum\". Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Seulen-Buch Oder Gründlicher Bericht Von den Fünff Ordnungen der Architectur-Kunst : wie solche von Marco Vitruvio, Jacobo Barrozio, Hanns Blumen c. und andern vornehmen berühmten Bau-Meistern seynd zusammen getragen und in gewisse Abtheilungen verabfasset worden . Wie auch die so genannten darzu gehörigen fünff Termes / wie nemlich dieselben nach rechter Proportion und Symmeterey sollen aufgerissen und nachgemacht werden ....

      Nürnberg: Joh. Hoffmann Kunst- und Buchhändler / Druck bei Johann Christoph Drechsler 1688. 4°. Gest. Vortitel, Haupttitel in Rot und Schwarz , 52 S. Text. ,52 Kupfertafeln sowie 2 gest. Zwischentitel. Marmorierter zeitgenössischer Halbpergamentbband. Gutes Exemplar der Ausgabe von 1688. Drei Teile in einem Band ( komplett ). Seltene Ausgabe des erstmals 1666 aufgelegten und häufig nachgedruckten Werks über antike Säulen. Mit insgesamt 52 Kupfertafeln, davon 42 numeriert , sowie 10 ergänzenden Kupfern ( so komplett) , sowie den beiden , gemäß dem Bericht an den Buchbinder nach Tafel 4 und 12 eingebundenen ganzseitigen gestochenen Zwischentiteln des andern - bzw. dritten Teils. Alle Kupfer gestochen von Wilhelm Pfann. Der Textteil durchgehend etwas gebräunt, der Tafelteil teils etwas fleckig und wasserrandig , sonst nur minimale Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren; der Einband berieben und fleckig und mit schwacher Knickfalte. Trotz der erwähnten Mängel noch gutes Exemplar, komplette Exemplare sind sehr selten ! Vgl. Thieme-Becker Bd. 10, S. 587 f. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Architektur, Säulenbuch, Baukunst, Altertum

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        Stephanon Byzantion Ethnika kat'epitomn. Stephani Byzantini Gentilia per epitomen...

      Lugduni Batovorum: Apud Danielem Graesbeeck, M DC LXXXVIII. [1688]. [18], 786, [18]; [8], 27, [1], 9, [1] p.; 31.5 cm. folio. Greek text with parallel Latin translation. "Vari lectiones in Stephano ex MS. codice Abbati Perusin..." has special t.-p. printed in red & black and separate pagination. "It seems probable that Stephanus flourished in Byzantium in the earlier part of the sixth century AD, under Justinian I. Even as an epitome, the Ethnica is of enormous value for geographical, mythological, and religious information about ancient Greece. Nearly every article in the epitome contains a reference to some ancient writer, as an authority for the name of the place." This is the fourth edition with extensive contemporary ms. annotations. The book is found in European libraries, but is very rare in North America. Stock#OB1043. Vg, bound in early marbled boards with elaborately gold tooled leather spine.

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        The Reasons of Mr. Bays Changing His Religion. BOUND With The Late Converts Exposed: Or the reasons of Mr Bays's Changing his religion.

      London and London, Sign of the Half-Moon in St Paul's Church-Yard.: S.T. and Thomas Bennet, 1688 VG, 1st ed, 2 titles bound as 1, 1688 & 1690. In modern half calf, red marbled boards, to style. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, new endpapers, [12], 1-32 pp. [16], 1-60 pp. (ESTC R13424. & 13524. Addison 42). The Reasons of Mr Bays changing his religion. Considered in a dialogue between, Crites, Eugenius, and Mr. Bays, 1688. And The Late Convert exposed: or the reasons of Mr Bays's changing his religion. Considered in a Dialogue. Part the Second. With reflections on the Life of St Xavier. Don Sebastian King of Portugal. Also The Fable of the Bat and the Birds. Liscenced January 8, 1689. Printed in London for Thomas Bennet, 1690. Published anonymously by Brown it was a satire on John Dryden. In 1688 he published the first of the satires which brought him notice: Reason of Mr Bayes Changing his Religion, a fierce though entertaining and witty anti-Dryden pamphlet. He returned to attack Dryden, under the pseudonym Dudley Tomkinson, in subsequently published parts to this work, and on many other occasions. His satire was typically directed at a handful of targets, whom he attacked repeatedly, often in epigrams. After Dryden: Traitor to God, and rebel to the pen, Priest-ridden poet, perjur'd son of Ben (?To Mr Dryden on his Conversion?) the most frequent was Sir Richard Blackmore: Thine is the only muse in British ground Whose satire tickles and whose praises wound. (?To Sir R?"d B?"e?) He took great delight in regularly baiting Blackmore, author of the epic Prince Arthur, with squibs such as ?On Seeing a Man Light a Pipe of Tobacco in a Coffee-House with a Leaf of King Arthur?. The style adopted by satirists of omitting the vowels from the names of objects of satires ?when they would be more satirical than usual and fall unmercifully upon the consonants? is attributed by Addison, in his essay entitled ?Mystery and innuendo?, to Brown ?of facetious memory? . See ODNB

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        Maastricht antieke plattegrond - De Wit, 1688.

      Plattegrond Maastricht - "Traiectum ad Mosam vulgo Maestricht"'Kopergravure uitgegeven door Frederick de Wit in 1688. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (druk): ca. 41 x 50 cm.Frederick de Wit (1630 - 1706), een van de beste graveurs uit de tweede helft van de 17de eeuw, was werkzaam in de Kalverstraat te Amsterdam als graveur en kaartenhandelaar.Door zijn huwelijk met Maria van der Waag in 1661 verwierf hij het burgerschap van de stad. Drie jaar later werd hij tot het St.- Lucasgilde toegelaten. Alhoewel hij als katholiek zeker niet bevoordeeld was, prijkte zijn naam op de stedelijke lijst van "goede mannen"' van 1694 tot 1704.De Wit heeft zich voor deze plattegrond laten inspireren door de kaart die Blaeu in 1649 in zijn stedenboek publiceerde. Hij heeft er wel zorg voor gedragen dat de uitbreiding van de vestingwerken die sedertdien in de strijd met de Fransen aan alle zijden van de stad waren uitgevoerd, op zijn nieuwe kaart zijn aangeduid.Prijs: € 1.650,- (BTW margeregeling).

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        A Treatise on Japaning and Varnishing, Being a Compleat Discovery of those Arts. With the best way of making all sorts of varnish for Japan, Wood, Prints, Plate, or Pictures..

      Oxford: for the author, 1688. Preliminaries and some leaves a moderately thumbed, a few expert marginal repairs; yet a very good copy in early binding, hinges strengthened.. Folio, with 24 woodcut plates, early eighteenth-century full calf with raised bands. Rare and desirable: the earliest book in English on the subject of European lacquer, and the first book of chinoiserie patterns to be published in England. A Treatise on Japaning and Varnishing is both an instructive text and pattern book for the use of craftsmen who strove to imitate Far Eastern lacquer work, then becoming increasingly scarce due to trade restrictions with Japan. H. D. Molesworth, editor of the modern reprint, described this original edition as 'a work of art in its own right - as readily accepted for its literary content as for its technical information'. The 24 plates in this book are arresting early examples of chinoiserie, reflecting the ambition of seventeenth-century European craftsmen to imitate Chinese and Japanese lacquerware. Throughout the ensuing century English and Continental lacquer came to rely less on copying from pattern books (such as this example) and transformed into a synthetic tradition combining European and Oriental motifs into novel designs. It was the stated intention of the authors that the plates in this volume be detached and used for transferring patterns directly; unsurprisingly complete copies of this book are scarce and difficult to acquire and it typically is encountered worn, stained and incomplete.Aside from providing a rich and original visual repertoire, this book is an important primary source for our historical understanding of the craft as it provides copious notes on spirits, gums, metallic powders, ground mineral colours, resin, shellac and so forth. Prices, availability and quality assessment of the various raw materials are provided, along with a wide range of varnish recipes. For example, the authors hold a dim view of English metallic dusts, and strongly urge the use of Continental products to achieve the desired eye-catching effects. There is also a pleasing overlap between the theory and patterns provided, for example chapter 17 specifically relates a method for colouring plate number 23 that has been included as a challenge for the ambitious artisan 'to shew what Art and Contrivance can effect... so that if we overcome the most difficult, all meaner undertakings must by consequence yield obedience and submission'.Finally, it was the intention of the authors to raise the status of English lacquer to that of a fine art, and expose the hack work that gave the medium a bad name. They hoped this book 'will assist 'em to distinguish between good Work and Rubbish, between an ignorant Knave and an Artist, and put a stop to all the cheats and cozenage [deception] of those whissling, impotent fellows who pretend to teach young Ladies that Art, in which they themselves have need to be instructed...'The book was issued with three variant title-pages, and at least five imprints. Wing notes four imprints for 1688 with various addresses for Stalker (of which this copy is an example of the third denoted 'C') and another imprint dated the following year 1689.

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        VOYAGE DE SIAM DES PERES JESVITES, ENVOYES PARLE ROY, AUX INDIES A LA CHINE. AVE

      Amsterdam 1688, Mortier. New full leather, very good, 317p.,. list of plates, 30 finely engraved plates,26 folding,4 maps,. + frontispiece, French text, minor soil, basically clean.. SUBTITLE: cont. Enrichi de Figures...A wonderfully illstrat- ed early work. The frontispiece shows the author's party upon a high Siamese throne, with the Siamese court officials paying homage & bowing to the "exotic white men." This exce- ptionally nice work is illustrated with great copper etch- ings of the animals: reptiles, elephants &c., Siamese ships, plans, maps, palace, flora, and others rare sights. See Cor- dier Indosinica #947. Small size, ca. 9 x 15 cm. Books of this period on Siam are quite scarce. With the first one- third on Batavia, this work is divided into six books, all bound in one, pages consecutively numbered. Lovely foldout plates enhance this early work. S C A R C E. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Commentarius Historicus et Aplogeticus Lutheranismo, sive de Reformatione Religionis ductu D. Martini Lutheri in magna Germaniae parte, aliisque regionibus, & speciatim in Saxonia recepta & stabilita: In quo Ludovici Maimburgii Jesuitae Historia Luteranismi anno MDCLXXX Parisiis Gallice edita, Latine versa exhibetur, corrigitur, & suppletur; Simul & aliorum quorundam Scriptorum errores aut calumniae examinantur...

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Johannes Friedrich Gleditsch, 1688. Gr.-8vo. Tb., 23 Bll., 464 S., 12 Bll., 368 S. (Additiones), 8 Bll. Zeitgenössischer Pappband. Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Darstellung des Protestantismus! - Seckendorff (1626-1692), einer der berühmtesten Gelehrten im 17. Jahrhundert und gelehrter Vertreter eines lutheranischen Territoriums. Er war Richter am Hofgericht zu Jena (1657), seit 1692 Kanzler der berühmten Reformuniversität zu Halle (Thomasius). Das Werk machte Seckendorff in der ganzen Gelehrtenwelt berühmt und wurde zur wissenschaftlichen Autorität in Fragen des Protestantismus. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Incunabula typographiae Sive catalogus librorum Scriptorumque proximis ab inventione Typographiae annis, usque as Annum Christi M.D. inclusive. 6 Bl., 191 S., 1 w. Bl. 12°. Pergamentbd d. Z.

      Amsterdam, Johannes Wolters, 1688. - Erste Ausgabe des ersten selbständigen Inkunabelverzeichnisses. "The first general bibliography of 15th-century books. Beughem applies for the first time the word 'incunabulum', invented 1639 by B. v. Mallinckrot for the description of the earliest period of printing, to the books themselves. Beughem's arrangement is alphabetical under authors " (Breslauer/Folter). – Gutes, nahezu fleckenloses Exemplar. – Breslauer/Folter 85; Besterman 2436; Besterman, Beginnings, S. 36; Bigmore-W. I 54; HAB Bf 112. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The work of Jesus Christ, as an advocate, clearly explained, and largely improved, for the benefit of all believers. From 1John 2.1. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

      London: printed for Dorman Newman, at the King?'s-Arms in the Poultry , 1688. First edition, second issue. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Wing B5608. First edition, second issue, first issue of the same year was titled "The Advocteship of Jesus Christ". One blank, frontis portrait, tp, 'The Epistle to the Reader', 8 pages, Contents, 14 pages with errata on last page, 208 pages with errata on last page, 8 pages of ads, one blank. Contemporary sheep, rebacked with 5 raised bands on spine and gilt titles. Condition is Very Good; Very light wear to covers, professionally rebacked, previous owner's names (Catherine and John Leakey) and Leakey and Kiddell birth and marriage records (1771-1794) on front and rear endpapers, poetry signed H.G.K. on last page of contents and name Henry Grove Kiddell (1792-1833) on first page of text, pages are very lightly toned with no foxing or staining, binding is tight, first leaf is a blank endpaper with family notes from the 1700s, then there are 2 short stubs where endpapers or pages have been removed, then the frontis and title pages both of which are mounted on short white stubs. the frontis is mounted on a blank which may or may not be original, I can see by holding it up to the light that the frontis has text printed on verso, and it appears to be ads for books by John Marshall at the Bible, London. So it is probably early 18th c. . So it is clearly not the original frontis - this one is a woodcut, the Floger copy has an engraved frontis. Bunyan RGR

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        Historia de Yucathan.

      Madrid: Juan Garcia Infanzon Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1 of 15] ff., 760 pp., [16] ff.. 1688 In this account of the conquest and Spanish settlement of the Yucatan, López de Cogolludo, a Franciscan missionary and administrator originally from Alcalá de Henares, presents a sought-after account. He had access to a manuscript version of Bishop Landa's work and consulted such important printed sources as Torquemada. => He also presents his personal eye-witness accounts of events during his 30 years among the Maya (1634?-65). Robert Patch says in the Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture (III, 458) that López de Cogolludo wrote this history in the 1650s and that it is "a major source not only for the history of Yucatán but also for the study of Maya culture." Provenance: Small booklabel: "Marchio Regaliae D.D. 1741." John Carter Brown (1797?-1874) purchased this from Henry Stevens in 1845/1846. On his death to his son John Nicholas Brown (1861?-1900). On his death deeded to the John Carter Brown Library. Deaccessioned 2008. Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of ties, front joint (inside) starting to open. Scattered foxing, including on title-page; short tear, repaired, in title; some staining in early margins and into text; without the preliminaries or the added engraved title. Doodling in many margins; ink stains from a careless quill user on several pages. John Carter Brown's stamped signature on p. 1. A less than perfect copy that yet does not "feel" maimed; a copy with a distinguished provenance to match the distinction of the work.

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        1688 - Larnaca Larnaka Cyprus Zypern engraving map Dapper

      Buch 1688. (GN 29835) \"Salinas of Soutpannes anders Arnicho di Salinas\"  original engraved map from 1688 (out of Dapper - Naukeurige Beschryving der Eilanden in de Archipel der Middelantsche Zee) size of sheet: ca. 42 x 38 cm  (circa 16.5 x 14.9 inches) very good condition Original! - No Copy! - No Reprint! Prepayment. - The Buyer pays for shipping. Insured and registered shipping worldwide. We combine shipping - if possible Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Die Domm Kirche in der Stadt Cölln am Rhein. [um 1740]. [Kolorierter Original-Kupferstich / original colored copper engraving].

      0 - Johann Georg Bergmüller, geboren 1688 in Turkheim, gestorben 1762 in Augsburg. Kolorierter Original-Kuperstich. Guckkastenbild von Johann Georg Bergmüller um 1740 auf Büttenpapier. Typografisch beschriftet oberhalb der Abbildung (Spiegelverkehrt): "L'Eglise Cathedrale dans la Ville de Cologne sur Rhin", unterhalb der Abbildung zweisprachig deutsch-französisch: "Die Domm Kirche in der Stadt Cölln am Rhein, wie die Leiber der Heiligen drey Könige, von dem Kayser Friderico I. im 12ten Saeculo aus Mayland auf Bitten und Verlangen Reinholdi von Dusset damaligen Erzbischoffen dahin überschickt worden". Daneben der Text in französischer Sprache: "L'Eglise Cathedrale dans la Ville de Cologne sur Rhin."Maße Blatt: 34,5 x 47,0 cm. Maße Abbildung: 25,0 x 40,0 cm. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Original copper engraving, raree show picture by Johann Georg Bergmüller from about 1740 on handmade paper. Measure sheet: 34,5 x 47,0 cm. Measure plate: 25,0 x 40,0 cm. Nearly fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Hispaniæ, et Portugallæ Maritimi tractus, à S.Andero, ad Malagam. Pascaert van Spagnie, en Portugal.

      1688 - Amsterdam, c.1688. Coloured. 500 x 570mm. Highly decorative chart of the Atlantic coasts of Spain and Portugal, orientated with north to the left. Published in the 'Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas', De Wit uses the decorative title cartouche in full original colour to vent his anti-Spanish feelings. One Spaniard is surrounded by kneeling captives, with a decapitated body to one side. A donnã has a small black child carrying her train. KOEMAN: Wit 16.

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        Paradise lost. A poem in twelve books.

      London: Pr. by Miles Flesher for Jacob Tonson Folio (38.3 cm, 15"). [4], 343, [7] pp.; 12 plts. (lacking frontis.).. 1688 The fourth edition, adorn'd with sculptures" — that is to say,the => first illustrated appearance of Paradise Lost, as well as what Hodnett calls "the earliest serious effort to illustrate an important work of English poetry" — and the first folio edition to boot — Pforzheimer noting that this is additionally the first publication of => Dryden's lines on Milton. The => 12 dramatic copper-engraved plates, tipped in, were mostly done by Michael Burghers (or Burgess, as given here) after Sir John Baptist Medina (and apparently by at least one other, unidentified artist), with at least one done by Peter Paul Bouche after Bernard Lens. Most plates are interesting as splendidly "typical" of the period, but one, in particular, is => almost stunningly modern in spirit. Opposite the start of the first book, this shows Lucifer darkly arule in Pandemonia, and it has been widely influential indeed, there having been for example an illustration "after" it as early as 1705 in Paraguay! This is one of three variant imprints of this edition, with the publication information varying based on which publisher was selling the subscription; the grape cluster watermark is visible, and the subscribers list is present at the back of the volume. The present example is definitely a "tall" copy, though Pforzheimer wonders about this observation, saying that "copies are sometimes listed as Large Paper but from the fact that the List of Subscribers makes no such distinction this is evidently a cataloguer's fiction. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked with mottled calf with gilt-stamped leather title and subject labels, raised bands ruled in gilt; original leather acid-pitted with joints and extremities rubbed, page edges attractively speckled in red and brown. Frontispiece (author portrait) lacking; title-page with edges darkened from binding and with small hole touching frame lines but not text. Pages slightly cockled, one leaf with chip to upper margin; two plates (at p. 61 & p. 149) each with short tear from lower edge, not extending into image; one plate with tear from outer edge extending about halfway into image, cleanly repaired; one plate with light waterstaining to outer margin just barely touching outer edge of image. Occasional faint spots and smudges, scattered light foxing almost entirely confined to margins (including inner), pages mostly clean. The faults that must be noted have substantially reduced the price here; they have NOT, actually, much reduced the usefulness and pure delight of either the production or the copy.

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        Geistliche Betrachtungen bey underschidenlichen Anlässen in offentlichen Predigten vorgestelt. Beigebunden: Der Gnadenberuff Zachei.

      Zürich, Johann Rudolph Simler / Jacob Werenfelss, 1688 Gr.-8°, 6 Bl., 432 (1) S.; 127 S.; ca , Perg. mit Griffregistern d. Zeit., handschriftlicher Rückentitel, Deckel etwas fleckig. Mit Besitzereintragungen von alter Hand. a. Vorsatz, druchgehend etwas gebräunt, ca 100 Bl.leicht wasserändig - insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe des 1704 wiederaufgelegten Predigtenwerks des Zürcher Pfarrers des St. Peters u. am Grossmünster u. Antistes der Zürcher Kirche Anton Klingler (auch Klinger. 1649-1713). Ausserdem 14 Leichenpredigten (13 aus Basel. 1 aus Chur: - Liebe bringt Liebe oder kurtze Erklärung des Wortes uners Heylands: ... Christliche Leich-predigt den 6. October. an 1694 im Münster zu Basel [für] Niclaus Gürtler von Friderich Battier. (24 S.); - Christliche Leich-predigt Von dem Gemeinen Erbrecht aller Glaeubigen/an der Gnade des Lebens... gehalten . Sonntags den 23. Febr. 1696 zu St. Martin in Basel... [für] Frawen Maria Grynäin... durch Alexander Wolleb (24 S.); - Christliche Leich-predigt/Von den Zuechtigungen des himlischen Vatters wie sie ein Zeichen unseres Gottes-kindschafft seyen/ und was sie für Nutzen bringen. gehalten 7. April. An 1695 in dem Münster zu Basel. [für] Joh. Conrad Harders. durch Peter Werenfelss (48 S.). - Christliche Leich-predigt/ Von dem Tod der Glaeubigen/ da sie sterben.... gehalten 25. Martij. im Jahr 1694. bey St. Martin zu Basel. [für] Hans-Conrad Holtzingers. durch Peter Werenfelss (28 S.); - Christliche Leich-predigt Von der Goettlichen Fuersehung/ gegen seinen Glaeubigen/ in diesem und jenem Leben... gehalten in Basel/ bey St. Martin. den 17 Julij. an. 1695... [für] Lucae Burckhardts... durch Alexander Wolleb (32 S.); - Getrewer Haushauszhaltern himlische Gnaden-Belohnung oder christliche Leich-Predigt... . gehalten zu Basel. den 2. Junij. 1695. [für] Niclaus Passavant... von Friedrich Seyler (48 S.. 8 Bl. Epitaphe); - Der wohlberedte und in der Schrifft Mächtige Lehrer Apollos... Sambstags . den 29 Hornung. 1696. Basel [für] Johann Zwinger... durch Peter Werenfelss (36 S.); - Christliche Leich-Predigt/ Von dem Geistlichen Lob- und Danck-Opffer... [für] Hieronymi Burckhards... gehalten 12. Weinmonats. Basel. 1695. ... durch Johann Jacob Freyen (24 S.); - Christliche Leich- und Trost-predigt/ Welche den Leidtragenden Anleitung gibt.... gehalten bey St. Elisabethen. anno 1694. den 22 Mertzen... [für] Johann IUlrich Thurneysen... durch Bonaventuram von Brunn (24 S.); - Christliche Leich-Predigt von dem Todes-fall des Eheweibs des heiligen Propheten Ezechiels. gehalten in Mühlhausen. den 31 Maij. anoo 1693... [für] Frawen Margaretha Engelmaennin... durch Lucas Weber (24 S.); - Der Gutshertzige Christ / oder Christliche Leich-Predigt von Barmhertziger- und Gutthätiger Leuthen Pflicht und Belohnung... vorgestellt den 24 Hornung 1695 zu Basel... [für] Abel Socin... durch Alexander Wolleb (43 S.); - Christliche Leich-Predigt/ Uber die Wort: Ich werde nicht sterben/ sondern leben/ un ddes Herren Werck verkündigen...gehalten in den Kirchen zu Oltingen. Basler Gebiets. anno 1695. den 10 Septembr... [für] Johannis Stöcklini... durch Christoph Burckhardt (43 S.); - Das Gespräch Mariae mit Christo oder Christliche Leich-Predigt...Von der Erscheinung des Herren / so diesem Weib geschehen/ nach dessen Aufferstehung... gehalten zu Basel. bey den Predigern. den 8. Aprilis/ im Jahr Christi 1692 [für] Maria Margreth Hermaennin... von Friedirch Seyler (43 S.); - Christliche Leich-Predigt/ gehalten Bey Adelciehr Bestattung der Wol-Edelgebohrnen... Frau Magdalena von Salis- des Wol-Edelgebohrnen Juncker Andreas von Salis. gehalten den 29 Tag Mertzen 1694 in Cur. Zürich gedrukt 1696 (11 S.) Versand D: 20,00 EUR Alte Drucke - nach 1550 Totentanz Helvetica - Basel Helvetica - Zürich Religion - christliche

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        Caius Suetonius Tranquillius, cum Isaaci Casauboni animadversionibus et dissertationibus politicis Joh. Henr. Boecleri ...

      Argentorati: sumptibus J. Staedelli 1688 GLDr. der Zeit, [10], 352 Seiten, [3], 587 Seiten, [3], 150 Seiten, [118], lex. 8°, mit Rückenvergoldung und Titelschildchen, 4 Bünde, gestochenes Frontispiz, zahlreiche Vignetten im Text, Einband etwas berieben und abgegriffen, Kopf- und Fußkapital mit Verlust etwas eingerissen, Seiten leicht altersgebräunt, sonst guter Zustand.Alte Drucke

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        A Mapp of Ye Improved Part of Pensilvania in America Divided into Countyes Townshipps and Lotts

      [London]: "Surveyed by Tho: Holme Sold by P. Lea at ye Atlas and Hercules in Cheapside", 1688. Copper engraving, hand-coloured in outline. Inset plan of The City of Philadelphia two miles in Length and one in Breadth at upper center. Tables of References to the Settlements of the Inhabitants of Chester and Bucks counties at upper left and right. Dedication to "William Penn Esq. Proprietor and Governor of Pennsylvania by J. Harris" at upper right. 112 numbered and lettered references in Chester County, 29 numbered references in Bucks County, 36 numbered and lettered references in Philadelphia County, and hundreds of land holders identified on the map itself. Sheet size: 20½ x 24 inches. Very rare: the first issue of Holme's map of Pennsylvania -- the first map of Pennsylvania. This copy a superb example with contemporary outline colour and wide margins. Thomas Holme was appointed Surveyor General of Pennsylvania by William Penn in April 1682, the year after the colony was chartered. It was his responsibility to supervise the surveying of all tracts of land that had been sold. In May 1687, at Penn's request, he forwarded a manuscript map in London that gave a detailed portrait of the extent of settlement at that date. "This was published first as a very large and later as a smaller engraving. In both, the grid plan of the city was carefully inserted in recognition of the fact that Philadelphia was the focal point and that the city plan had strong sales value in all promotion of the province generally" (Snyder). The manuscript survey was published as a six-sheet wall map in late 1687, of which only a handful of copies have survived. The present version, finely engraved by John Harris, was published by Philip Lea shortly thereafter. Although reduced in size from the wall map, the engraver maintained the extraordinary detail. Virtually every first purchaser is identified, either on the map itself or via the numbered and lettered references. The present copy is the rare first state of the map, issued by P. Lea sometime between 1687 and 1699 (though likely circa 1688 as the map was an integral part of William Penn's promotion of his tract). On the later states, Lea's imprint has been erased from the plate and another imprint added at the lower left on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River. The map is the most detailed and complete for any English American colony of the seventeenth century. Penn intended the map for promotional purposes, and it shows the boundaries and names the owner of every settled tract in the colony. The plan of Philadelphia at upper center is taken from Holme's original survey map of 1682, from which the city was laid out. Holme's was the first map of Philadelphia, and in its printed form, the first obtainable for any English American city. "Without question the finest printed cartographic document relating to North America to be published to date" (Burden). Degrees of Latitude , 71; Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 669; Corcoran, Thomas Holme, 1624-1695 (Philadelphia: 1992); Hough, "Captain Thomas Holme" in PMHB vol. 19; Klinefelter, "Surveyor General Thomas Holme's 'Map of the Improved Part of the Province of Pennsilvania'" in Winterthur Portfolio , vol. 6; Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p. 670; Snyder, COI 7A; Schwartz & Ehrenberg, Mapping of America p.121 (first issue); Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography" 68b, in Tooley, The Mapping of America ; Streeter Sale 945 (first issue); Deak 72.

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        Historia de Yucathan.

      Madrid: Juan Garcia Infanzon Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1 of 15] ff., 760 pp., [16] ff.. 1688 In this account of the conquest and Spanish settlement of the Yucatan, López de Cogolludo, a Franciscan missionary and administrator originally from Alcalá de Henares, presents a sought-after account. He had access to a manuscript version of Bishop Landa's work and consulted such important printed sources as Torquemada. => He also presents his personal eye-witness accounts of events during his 30 years among the Maya (1634–65). Robert Patch says in the Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture (III, 458) that López de Cogolludo wrote this history in the 1650s and that it is "a major source not only for the history of Yucatán but also for the study of Maya culture." Provenance: Small booklabel: "Marchio Regaliae D.D. 1741." John Carter Brown (1797–1874) purchased this from Henry Stevens in 1845/1846. On his death to his son John Nicholas Brown (1861–1900). On his death deeded to the John Carter Brown Library. Deaccessioned 2008. Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of ties, front joint (inside) starting to open. Scattered foxing, including on title-page; short tear, repaired, in title; some staining in early margins and into text; without the preliminaries or the added engraved title. Doodling in many margins; ink stains from a careless quill user on several pages. John Carter Brown's stamped signature on p. 1. A less than perfect copy that yet does not "feel" maimed; a copy with a distinguished provenance to match the distinction of the work.

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        Reflexions ou sentences et maximes morales.

      chez Martin fouchac |& Guillaume Bely 1688 - - chez Martin fouchac & Guillaume Bely, A Toulouse 1688, In-12 (8x14cm), (32) 140pp. (12), relié. - Sixième édition. Rare. Ref. Rochebilière n°469. L'édition originale est de 1663. Pleine Basane brune mouchetée et glacée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Restaurations habiles en coiffes et bordure basse. Pièce de titre frottée. Un tampon en page de titre, indéchiffrable. Déchirure du feuillet 55 restauré sur 5 cm. Pages 121 à 132 reliées entre les pages 108 et 109. Bon exemplaire, frais. Sixième édition des célèbres maximes du duc de La Rochefoucault (1613-1680) qui accomplissent l'art de l'aphorisme en proposant une vision noire du monde et de l'homme. La cinquième édition (1672, in 8) était encore chez Claude Barbin qui a cédé son privilège. Le discours sur les réflexions, qui précède l'ouvrage est de Segrais. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Sixième édition. Rare. Ref. Rochebilière n°469. L'édition originale est de 1663. Pleine Basane brune mouchetée et glacée d'époque. spine à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Restaurations habiles en spine-ends et bordure basse. Pièce de titre frottée. Un tampon en page de titre, indéchiffrable. Bon exemplaire. Sixième édition des célèbres maximes du duc de La Rochefoucault (1613-1680) qui accomplissent l'art de l'aphorisme en proposant une vision noire du monde et de l'homme. La cinquième édition (1672, in 8) était encore chez Claude Barbin qui a cédé son privilège. Le discours sur les réflexions, qui précède l'ouvrage est de Segrais. (32) 140pp. (12) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Geographica Generalis Imperii Russici.

      - Monumental map printed on three sheets (not joined) shows the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to Kamchatka and Aleutian Islands. Three cartouches show personifications of geography, globe etc. In the lower left part a monument with an initial E for Catherine the Great (Ekaterina Velikaja). The map is a result of new surveys and observations of Russia, done from the beginning of 1760s to the mod 1770s. The last survey before that was made by a French astronomer Joseph Nicolas de Lisle (1688-1768), who came to St. Petersburg in 1725 on the invitation of Peter the Great. After decades of smaller surveys the Academy of Science in Berlin published a highly detailed three-sheet map of Russia in 1769. The author of the map Anton Friedrich Büsching mentions in his book "Erdbeschreibung" (Vol. 1, p. 652) the map was so well done, it was often ordered by Russians. In the first years of the reign of Catherine the Great (from 1762) the Geographical Department of the Academy of Science in St. Petersburg started with mapping of the Russian empire anew. The result was a 23 sheet survey done by Johann Treskot (1719-1786) and Johann Schmidt completed in 1776. In the same year a three-sheet map, based upon the 1769 Büsching Berlin map was engraved by K. Frolov, E. Khudiakov and N. Zubkov and published in St. Petersburg. It included all the corrections and new discoveries by Treskot and Schmidt. Lotter’s map, published in Augsburg eight years later is highly influenced by the Russian map from 1769. The title mentions Johann Treskot and Johann Schmidt as the authors of the map.

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        Relation De L'Inquisition De Goa.

      Daniel Hortemels,, Paris: 1688 - Collation: a12,e1,A-T12,V3. Pagination: [26],437,[24]p. Contemp. French mottled calf, spine gilt, head of spine chipped, inscription on verso of t.p.,finger soiling, large margins, one plate is remounted. Illustrations: 4 engravings (2 folding), 6 text vignettes by P. Sevin. Gabriel (a.k.a. Charles) Dellon (1649-1709?) was a French physician who travelled in the Indies and was arrested by the Portugese and in 1674 was transported to Goa and condemned to serve five years on the galleys. Caillet remarks on the impartiality of his account of the Inquisition. Despite its impartiality,it was put on the Index in 1690. Citations: Caillet 2954. Fesch 466. Yve-Plessus 1139. Rosenthal, Magica,4725. Van der Vekene 275 (other eds.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Problemes mathematiques tirez de la Geometrie Fort utiles é un Homme de Guerre, ou à ceux qui veulent apprendre l' Architecture Militaire par. Mathematische Aufgaben / So aus dem Feldmessen genommen und einem Kriegsmann / oder der sich in dem Festungs = Bau üben wil / sehr nützlich.

      Leipzig, Waechter 1688 - 13,5 x 8 cm, Front., 7 unpag. S., 47 S., 10 ganzs. geometrische Figuren, zeitegn. gebrauchter Pappband, Ecken bestossen und wrumlöchrig, Rücken nur zum Teil erhalten, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Desgranges, "Carte du Palatinat du Rhin et des Etats aux Environs .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1688, 37,5 x 39,5 Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp, Nr. 50.1 und 50.3. - Seltener Einblattdruck. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, unten links ein Insetplan von Philippsburg. Über der Karte - von separater Platte gedruckt - 4 kleine Stadtansichten von Ehrenbreitstein, Speier, Koblenz und Mainz. ( je 7,4 x 10,7 cm.). So nicht bei Hellwig/ Reiniger /Stopp, der diese zusätzlichen Randansichten nur für späteren Ausgaben bei Besson ( = 50.3) vermerkt.

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        Das mächtige Kayser-Reich Sina/ und die Asiatische Tartarey vor Augen gestellet/ In außführlicher Beschreibung Der Königreiche/ Provinzien, Landschafften/ Städte/ Flüsse/ Berge/ Gewächse/ Bäume/ Früchte/ Thiere/ Gevögel/ Fische/ u. so in diesen weit-entlegenen Welt-Gegenden sich finden. Wie auch solcher Völcker Landes-Regierung/ Ehren-Stellen/ Götzen-Dienst/ ungeheure Götzen-Bilder/ prächtige Tempel/ Wissenschafften/ Künste und Handwercker/ Sitten/ Gebräuche/ letzte Ehren-Dienste/ und Leich-Begängnüssen; neben vielen andern wunderseltsamen Merckwürdigkeiten. 4° (ca. 32,5 x 20,5 cm). Mit gestoch. Titel, 5 (4 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten und 22 (statt 28) Kupfertafeln. 8 (statt 9) Bl., 168 S., 2 Bl., 83 S. Moderner Ganzledereinband. Delineatio provinciarum Pannoniae et imperii Turcici in Oriente, Bd. IV/1. – VD 17 39:133129U. Lipperheide Le 5. – Die Trachtenbilder sind teils Kopien nach Kirchers China. – Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind Vortitel, Titel, der Vorbericht an den Leser und die Buchbinderanweisung. – Mit Karten von China und der Tatarei, Kostümkupfern und Ansichten u. a. von Peking und dem kaiserlichen Palast. – Es fehlen die Tafeln mit der Chinesischen Mauer, dem Muscus-Hirschen, der Sinischen Katze, den Meer-Pferden, den fliegenden Schildkröten, der Kleidung der Männer in Nekbal und der Lamas, der Schlacht bei Mohács und dem Porträt des Kronprinzen Joseph. VORGEB.: DERS., Interiora Orientis detecta oder Grundrichtige und eigentliche Beschreibung aller heut zu Tag bekandten grossen und herrlichen Reiche des Orients. Ebda. 1686. Mit gestoch. Frontisp., 8 (7 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten, 23 (statt 25; 15 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln, 11 Textkupfern und einigen Textholzschnitten (ohne das gestoch. Porträt). 3 (statt 5) Bl., 228 S., 4 Bl. (ohne 7 Bl. Anhang). – VD 17 23:322820L. – Der seltene dritte Teil von Wagners 1685-89 erschienenen vierbändigen Sammlung von Beschreibungen der Länder Osteuropas und Asiens. – Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind am Beginn der Titel, die Erklärung des Titels und die Vorrede an den Leser. – Die Kupfer zeigen u. a. Ansichten von Schiras, Persepolis und Goa, die Karten Asien, Armenien, Persien usw.

      Augsburg, Koppmayer, 1688, 1686. 4°, Ledereinband 4° (ca. 32,5 x 20,5 cm). Mit gestoch. Titel, 5 (4 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten und 22 (statt 28) Kupfertafeln. 8 (statt 9) Bl., 168 S., 2 Bl., 83 S. Moderner Ganzledereinband. Delineatio provinciarum Pannoniae et imperii Turcici in Oriente, Bd. IV/1. – VD 17 39:133129U. Lipperheide Le 5. – Die Trachtenbilder sind teils Kopien nach Kirchers China. – Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind Vortitel, Titel, der Vorbericht an den Leser und die Buchbinderanweisung. – Mit Karten von China und der Tatarei, Kostümkupfern und Ansichten u. a. von Peking und dem kaiserlichen Palast. – Es fehlen die Tafeln mit der Chinesischen Mauer, dem Muscus-Hirschen, der Sinischen Katze, den Meer-Pferden, den fliegenden Schildkröten, der Kleidung der Männer in Nekbal und der Lamas, der Schlacht bei Mohács und dem Porträt des Kronprinzen Joseph. VORGEB.: DERS., Interiora Orientis detecta oder Grundrichtige und eigentliche Beschreibung aller heut zu Tag bekandten grossen und herrlichen Reiche des Orients. Ebda. 1686. Mit gestoch. Frontisp., 8 (7 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten, 23 (statt 25; 15 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln, 11 Textkupfern und einigen Textholzschnitten (ohne das gestoch. Porträt). 3 (statt 5) Bl., 228 S., 4 Bl. (ohne 7 Bl. Anhang). – VD 17 23:322820L. – Der seltene dritte Teil von Wagners 1685-89 erschienenen vierbändigen Sammlung von Beschreibungen der Länder Osteuropas und Asiens. – Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind am Beginn der Titel, die Erklärung des Titels und die Vorrede an den Leser. – Die Kupfer zeigen u. a. Ansichten von Schiras, Persepolis und Goa, die Karten Asien, Armenien, Persien usw. – Es fehlen das Porträt und die Ansichten von Derbent und Suratte sowie der Anhang. – Zahlr. Textbl. und Tafeln mit angeränderten Randausrissen oder bis zum Bildrand beschnitten (kaum Bildverlust), eine Tafel ankoloriert (Fruchtbäume), fleckig.Re collation: Contains half title, title, preliminary report to the reader and instruction for the bookbinder. – With maps of China and Tataria, costume copperplates and views a. o. of Beijing and the imperial palace. – Lacks plates with the Chinese wall, the Muscus-Hirsch, Sinische Katze, Meer-Pferde, the flying turtles, the wardrobe of the men in Nekbal and the llamas, the battle at Mohács and the portrait of crown prince Joseph. – Prebound: Re collation: Contains at the beginning title, explanation of the title and the preface to the reader. – The copperplates show a. o. views of Shiraz, Persepolis and Goa, maps of Asia, Armenia, Persia etc. – Lacks the portrait and the views of Derbent and Suratte as well as the appendix. – Numerous text leaves and plates with restored marginal tear-outs or cut up to plateline (hardly affecting illustration), one plate partly coloured in an unprofessional way (fruit trees), soiled. – Modern calf. Sehr seltenes Exemplar über China. Versand D: 5,00 EUR China, Geschichte, Reiseliteratur, Orient

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