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        The Island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea

      London, 1690. unbound. very good. View. Uncolored etching. Image measures 4 11/16" x 6.5". Charming view of the island of Malta, circa 1690. This rare view shows a ship with the fortified city and seascape in the background. John Seller (c. 1630-1697) was an English instrument maker and cartographer and in 1671 he was appointed Hydrographer to the King. Seller instigated the first English maritime atlas, in an effort to compete with the successful Dutch maps at the time. This print was published in "A New Systeme of Geography...", circa 1690. A light crease along the center indicates original folds. Light stain. Margins cropped.

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        Le Globe Terrestre Representé En Deux Plans-Hemispheres Et En Diverses Autres Figures

      Paris: Jean-Baptiste Nolin, [after 1690]. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour. 18 7/8 x 24 5/8 inches. A very beautiful and finely engraved world map, principally devised by one of the period's greatest cartographers This very fine map is the result of the synergy of the talents of Coronelli and his French colleague Tralage, popularly known as the Sieur de Tillemont. It principally depicts the world in a bi- hemispheric projection, and largely follows the geography represented on Coronelli's celebrated globe of 1688. California is shown to be an island, and in the enigmatic void that lies to the northwest is the 'Strait of Anian' that supposedly forms the western terminus of a presumed Northwest Passage. Beyond the strait, just to the northeast of Japan is the mysterious "Terre de Jessu," that supposedly represents Hokkaido. Much further south, the loosely-defined area that is now known as New Guinea is labelled as the "Terre de Quir," noting on the map that it was discovered in 1606 by the Spanish explorer Ferdinand de Quir. The only major addition here to Coronelli's established geography is the appearance of the Solomon Islands. Surrounding these principal hemispheres are eight diverse hemispheric projections of the world, evincing a playful fascination with mathematics and perspective that anticipated the Enlightenment of the next century. Adorning the two upper corners of the map are a pair of hemispheres capturing the world from an oblique perspective, one centered on Paris, and the other from its diametrically opposite position in the antipodes. Also, in the upper portion of the map, is a pair of hemispheres capturing the world in an ovoid projection, and resting in the spaces in between the two main hemispheres are a pair of projections depicting the world from a perspective centered at the poles. In the lower left corner, the entire world is captured on a projection centered at the North Pole. Most strikingly, in the lower right corner the world is captured in a cordiform, or heart-shaped projection, which since it was first devised during the Renaissance was considered an iconological symbol of various humanist values. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, a Venetian scholar and Minorite Friar, became one of the most celebrated map and globe makers of his era. Throughout his industrious life he produced more than one-hundred terrestrial and celestial globes, several hundred maps, and a wealth of cartographic publications. In 1683, he completed the Marly Globes for Louis XIV, the largest and most magnificent globes ever made. In 1684 he founded the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, the first geographical society, and was appointed Cosmographer of the Republic of Venice. The present map is the result of the lucrative partnership Coronelli formed in the late 1680s with the prominent Paris cartographer Jean-Baptiste Nolin, who printed editions of Coronelli's maps that flourished on the French market. Coronelli published two atlases, the Atlante Veneto (Venice, 1691) and the Isolario (1696-98), and compiled the first encyclopedia to be arranged alphabetically. This map was first printed in 1690, and the present map is in the second state, as indicated by its dedication which honors Louis Philippeaux de Ponchartrain, the French minister of Finance. Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 546

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        Impero Del Gran Mogol

      No date. [Ca. 1690].. Copperplate engraving, 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 on sheet 19 x 28 inches, centrefold as issued. Light staining along lower half of centrefold, one pinhead sized hole in centrefold, neatly writtin '40' at upper right margin, very good condition. A richly engraved map showing the Mughal Empire from the border with Persia to the border with China, encompassing much of present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the northern part of India and Burma with the Himalayan regions. Two detailed cartouches with flags and military paraphernalia. .

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        Auteurs deguisez. Sous des noms etrangers; empruntez, supposez, feints à plaisir, chiffrez, renversez, retournez, ou changeez d'une langue en une autre.

      Chez Antoine Dezallier 1690 - - Chez Antoine Dezallier, A Paris _1690, In 12 (9,5x16,5cm), xxvj (2) 615pp., relié. - Edition originale, assez rare, parue de façon anonyme. Plein Veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Roulette sur les coupes. Un manque en tête. Mors supérieur épidermé avec petits manques. 2 coins émoussés. Exemplaire plutôt frais. Première bibliographie française consacrés aux auteurs anonymes ou pseudonymes. L'auteur, décédé en 1706, ne put poursuivre son travail, et il faudra attendre le dictionnaire de Barbier des ouvrages anonymes pour avoir un travail complet sur le sujet. Par ailleurs, cet ouvrage ne recoupe nullement celui de barbier, puisqu'il devait servir d'introduction à un vaste ouvrage sur le sujet, et en effet, c'est un essai qui tente de comprendre les raisons de l'anonymat ou du travestissement, bien que cela demeure un travail bibliographique (index contenant 1700 pseudonymes). xxvj (2) 615pp. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 575 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - QUE CONTÉM A HISTORIA DE Portugal, desde o Conde Dom Henrique, atè todo o reynado d’ElRey Don Afonso Henriques. PELO DOUTOR FREY ANTONIO BRANDAÕ, ABBADE DO CONVENTO DE N. SENHORA DO Desterro de Lisboa, da Ordem de S. Bernardo, & Chronista Mór de Portugal. DIRIGIDA AO MUITO ALTO, E MUITO PODEROSO REY, E SENHOR NOSSO D. PEDRO II. LISBOA. Na Impressão Craesbeeckiana. Anno 1690. In fólio de 29x19,5 cm. com (x)-420-(xl) pags. Encadernação inteira de pele da época com rotulo vermelho e nervos na lombada. Segunda edição. Inocêncio I, 98. "FR. ANTONIO BRANDÃO, Monge Cisterciense da Congregação de S. Bernardo em Portugal, cuja regra professou a 27 de Outubro de 1599. Foi Doutor em Theologia pela Univ. de Coimbra, Abbade do mosteiro do Desterro em Lisboa, e exerceu na sua Ordem outros cargos, inclusivè o de Geral para que foi eleito a 1 de Maio de 1636. - Chronista mór do Reino, por carta regia de Filippe III de Portugal de 19 de Maio de 1630. - N. em Alcobaça a 25 de Abril de 1584, e m. no mosteiro da mesma villa a 27 de Novembro de 1637. V. para a sua biographia além das noticias dadas por Barbosa no tomo I, a Memoria ácerca da sua vida e escriptos por Fr. Fortunato de S. Boaventura, inserta no tomo VIII parte II das da Acad. R. das Sciencias. - E. 472) (C) Terceira parte da Monarchia Lusitana, que contém a Historia de Portugal desd’o Conde D. Henrique até todo o reinado d’Elrei D. Afonso Henriques. Lisboa, no mosteiro de S. Bernardo, por Pedro Craesbeeck 1632. fol. de VI 300 folhas sem contar as da taboada que vem no fim. - Reimpressa, ibi, na Imp. Craesbeeckiana 1690. fol. Location/localizacao: 7-A2-A-53

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        A Discourse of Humane Reason: With Relation to Matters of Religion.

      London: Awnsham Churchill, 1690. - Martin Clifford (1624-1677), the atheist headmaster of the Charterhouse, anonymously published A Treatise on Humane Reason in 1674. It called for a critical confutation of constituted authority, faith in one's own reasoned convictions, and tolerance toward the beliefs and opinions of others. It caused considerable controversy and was a precursor of Locke's famous Essay (1690). William Popple (1638-1708), the Unitarian minister who later translated Locke's Letter on Toleration from the Latin (1689), published a French translation of Clifford's work in 1682. It was instrumental in spreading the controversy to the continent. The present work was considered of unknown authorship, but is now known to have been written by Popple. It undoubtedly owes much to the ideas of both Clifford and Locke. Small octavo. [2], vi, 96 pp. Contemporary sheep with gilt arms on both covers of James Douglas, second duke of Queensberry and first duke of Dover (1662-1711), Secretary of State for Scotland. Rebacked to style. Ink annotation on front free endpaper, listing the other former owners, including the second, third and fourth Dukes of Buccleuch, army office John Clark Kennedy (1817-1867), and others. Armorial bookplate of Clark Kennedy. Board edges lightly worn in places, but a very good and interesting copy of a rare work. First edition. Wing D1598 (under title). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Regum Pariumque Magnae Britanniae Historia Genealogica Qua Veterum Juxta Ac Recentium in Illa Familiarum Origines, Stemmata, & Res Memorabiliores, Ordine Ad Novissimum Angliae Statum Aptato, Recensentur Atque Explicantur Additis Aereis Insignium.: Tabulis Et Indice Necessario; Studio Ac Opera Jacobi Wilhelmi Im-Hoff

      Norimbergae, Sumptibus Johannis Andreae Endteri Filiorum 1690 - Physical desc. : 1 v (various pagings) : frontis; coats of arms, geneal tables ; 33cm (20) . Subjects: Great Britain - Kings and rulers - Genealogy. Notes: "Appendix ad Historiam genealogicam regum pariumque Magnae Britanniae anno superiore editam, " (inserted at end) has special t. P. : 1691. Finely [and period sympathetically] bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 254 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      "Crispin." Pseud of (Raymond Poisson, Parisian actor d.1690). [Original copper plate engraving on paper]. Paris: Audran, ca. 1710 (later impression on laid paper, ca. 1800). After a painting by J. Netscher, engraved by Edelinck. With legend. Plate size 14"x17." A few marginal tears, slight browning. Good impression. This large engraving depicts "Crispin" played by Poisson, in his highly imaginative costume, bowing to the audience with hat in right hand. "Crispin" is the name of the character who was a dutiful captain and son of Scaramouche. The character was invented by Poisson. Poisson was so successful in this role that he began a dynasty of actors who played Crispin in like manner until the mid-18th century.

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        Iutiæ. Tabula in qua sunt Dioeceses Alburgensis, Wiburgensis, Ripensis et Arhusiensis quæ et Sunt Divisæ in Omnia Dominia.

      1690 1690 - Håndkoloreret kort over Jylland. Handcoloured engraved map of Jutland. Amsterdam ca. 1690. 58 x 48 cm. With large allegorical cartouche.

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        Idea dell'universo.

      Incisione in rame in due fogli, 550x770. Scenografica carta enciclopedica del cielo incisa nel consueto ricco stile tipico del cartografo veneto. Illustra ogni aspetto della conoscenza astronomica del tempo. Tratta da "Atlante veneto". Ottimo esemplare di questa splendida mappa celeste, i due fogli non uniti, lievi aloni. Copper engraving in 2 sheets, 550x770; Decorative celestial encyclopedic chart showing the whole knowledge of the end of the century, featuring stars, planets, zodiac signs etc. Engraved in the typical flamboyant Coronell's style. A very good example, with just some light stains; from "Atlante Veneto". The two sheets not joined.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Perini s.a.s.]
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        Italia Parte Occidentale & Parte Orientale

      Carta geografica della penisola tratta dal celebre"Corso Geografico Universale" edito a Venezia nel 1690 circa. La carta, di chiara derivazione maginiana, è composta da due lastre, stampate su due fogli uniti verticalmente, e presenta in un cartiglio posto nell?angolo superiore destro il particolare della Sicilia. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Venezia Venice Borri 142 880 620

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        Mare del nord.

      Incisione in rame, 450x607. Scenografica carta, arricchita dai consueti ricchi cartigli, tipici del cartografo veneto. Dedicata a Giovanni Grimani Savio di Terraferma. Tratta da "Corso geografico" senza testo al verso. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Mare Del Sud, detto altrimenti Mare Pacifico

      La carta raffigura le coste occidentali del continente americano, inclusa una curiosa descrizione della California quale un?isola. A Nord una massa di terra non conosciuta, compresa tra il Nord del Giappone e l?Ovest dell?America, viene denominata ?Terra de Iesso?. Sono inoltre raffigurate le rotte che Jacob Lemaire, il primo navigatore che attraversò la Terra del Fuoco dimostrando che non era parte del Polo Sud, percorse tra il 1615 e il 1617. Tuttavia la mappa del Coronelli è particolarmente interessante poiché delinea le coste dell?Australia e della Nuova Zelanda. Una parte di terra detta ?Nuova Hollanda? ed una definita ?Terra d?Antonio Diemens? sono raffigurate, insieme alla Nuova Zelanda, come parte di una terra a Sud, non ben conosciuta e appartenente all?ipotetico continente meridionale. La carta, tratta dal Atlante Veneto, rappresenta una delle pietre miliari nella cartografia del Pacifico. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Suarez, Early Mapping of the Pacific, p. 98. Dimensioni 610x455. This map shows the western coast of the Americas, including a nice example of the famous cartographic myth of California as an island. To the west of this is the large, vaguely drawn "Terra De Iesso," reflecting the current unknown state of the lands to the north of Japan and west of America. Coronelli shows the 1615-1617 route of Jacob Lemaire round Cape Horn and west across the Pacific. Lemaire was the first to sail south of Tierra del Fuego, proving that it was not part of the great, unknown Southern Continent. The map is particularly interesting for its early and important depiction of Australia and New Zealand. Part of Australia, including "Nuova Hollanda" in the north and "Terra D'Antonio Diemens" (Tasmania) in the south are indicated, as is part of the western coast of New Zealand. Not realizing New Zealand's insular nature, Coronelli connects this coastline with an eastern coast, "not yet well know" which runs off towards Tierra del Fuego-part of that hypothetical southern continent. Father Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718) was an Italian Franciscan who was noted in his own time for producing the finest globes, and one of the greatest mapmakers of the late seventeenth century. Appointed as Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic, and founder of the first geographical society, Coronelli was a recognized master of cartography. Coronelli spent a great deal of his time on cartographic research, and had access to privileged information from French Jesuit missionaries and from his own Franciscan order. This information allowed him to produce the fine body of work, incorporating the most up-to-date information. But besides his accurate geography, Coronelli's maps are exquisite examples of the finest engraving and map illustration of the early days of cartography. The engraving is strong and precise, and Coronelli includes a wonderful title cartouche in the upper right corner, complete with mer-putti and a cornucopia of pearls and other sea objects. More than this, however, Coronelli's maps are geographically fascinating, as is well evidenced in this excellent map. From Atlante Veneto. Venice, 1690. Engraving with fine late colour, in very good condition. One of the landmarks maps of the region by one of the great cartographers of the seventeenth century. Venezia Venice Suarez, Early Mapping of the Pacific, p. 98. Dimensioni 610x455

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        Isola e regno di Sardegna soggeta al re di Spagna.

      Incisione in rame di mm 610x460, tratta da "Corso geografico". La bella carta raffigura l'isola con quattro piacevoli cartigli agli angoli. Vincenzo Coronelli (1650/ 1718) fu cartografo, geografo e cosmografo ufficiale della Repubblica di Venezia dal 1685 e lettore di geografia nel 1689. Fondò l'Accademia degli Argonauti, la più antica società geografica del mondo. Fu autore di oltre 2000 grandi carte geografiche. Ottimo esemplare con lievissimo alone centrale verticale causato dalla colla anticamente usata per la rilegatura.

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        Parte Settentrionale (& Medridionale) del Regno d'Inghilterra

      Bella e decorativa carta geografica dell'Inghilterra in due fogli. Arricchita da due cartigli, uno con la dedica al Badoer. La carta del Coronelli è inclusa sia nell'Isolario che nel Corso Geografico Universale. In buone condizioni. Attractive two sheet map of Engalnd. The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was a citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in the Europe of his day. The map is both include in Corso Geografico Universale and Isolario by Coronelli. Good condition. Venezia Venice 610 460

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        Impero del Gran Mogol.

      Incisione in rame, mm 460x610, colorata. Piacevole carta, ricca di cartigli e stemmi, perfetta fusione di eleganza tipografica e rigore scientifico, come tutti i prodotti coronelliani. Tratte da "Atlante veneto" una delle più celebri opere del vulcanico religioso veneziano, autore fra la fine del secolo e gli inizi del successivo di decine di importanti pubblicazioni fra cui ricordiamo il "Libro dei globi", oltre ai celebri globi costruiti per il re di Francia, "Teatro della guerra", "Corso geografico" e "Teatro delle città". Buon esemplare.

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        Parte della Nuova Spagna, o del Mexico dove sono le Provincie di Guadalaira Xalisco Mecoacan e Mexico

      Carta geografica del Messico occidentale, tratta dal "Corso Geografico Universale", edito a Venezia circa 1690-95. Incisione in rame, in ottime condizioni. Map of western Mexico, taken from the "Corso Geografico Universale". Published in Venice, circa 1690-95. Copperplate, with fine later hand colour, in good conditions. Venezia Venice 615 450

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