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        Le Nouveau Testament, c'est a dire La Nouuelle Alliance de Nostre Seigneur Iesvs Christ. WITH: Les Pseavmes de David, Mis en rime Francoise, par Clement Marot, et Theodore de Beze. Reduits nouvellement à une brieve & facile methode pour apprendrele chant ordinaire de l'Eglise.

      Amsterdam, Pieter Blaeu, and Joan Blaeu 1690 - (engraved titlepage) n.p., (engraved titlepage) n.p. Contemporary Tortoiseshell binding with 2 silver clasps and 4 silver hinges, gilt-edged and gauffred text block, 8° (Some small pieces chipped off the binding. Dutch church book in the French language containing the Geneva version of the New Testament, followed by the Psalms -with musical notation- of Clement Marot en Theodorus Beza, and the Forms. Attractive binding bound in black with ochre coloured flamed tortoiseshell with silver double clasp and 4 hinges. The clasps have straight catches but both the hasps and joints on the spine have an identically cut out pattern. The use of tortoiseshell as a book binding material became populair in the 17th and 18th century and was mostly used for binding religious texts, small Bibles, prayer books, and gift books for the wealthy middle class. The material came from exotic marine turtles and was valued due to its beauty, shine and rarity. -the name tortoiseshell can therefore be misleading because the material has nothing to do with land tortoises-. Fewer than 4 percent of the luxury bindings made in the Netherlands in the 18th century was covered in materials other than leather and vellum. These bindings were regarded as richer and were more expensive. This is considered even more for tortoise shells since the shells were not imported in large amounts, due to this the material remained expensive and only available for the rich.) (gegraveerde titelpagina) z.p., (gegraveerde titelpagina) z.p. Originele Schildpadband met 2 zilveren sloten, 4 zilveren schanierstukken, goud op snede en geciseleerd boekblok, 8° (Enkele kleine stukjes van de band gesprongen. Nederlands kerkboek in de Franse taal bestaande uit de Geneva versie van het Nieuwe Testament, met daarachter de Psalmen -met noten- van Clement Marot en Theodorus Beza, en de Formulieren. Aantrekkelijke band gebonden in zwart met okerkleurig gevlamd schildpad schild met een dubbele zilveren sluiting en 4 schanierstukken. De sloten hebben strakke klamparmen terwijl de muiters, aanzetstukken en schanieren op de rug zijn opengewerkt in een uniform patroon. Het gebruik van het schild van de schildpad als bindmateriaal werd populair in de 17e en 18e eeuw en werd voornamelijk gebruikt voor het binden van religieuze geschriften, kleine Bijbels, gebedenboeken en geschenkboeken voor de gegoede burgerij. Het materiaal werd verkregen van uitheemse zeeschildpadden en was geliefd vanwege het uiterlijk, de glans, en de zeldzaamheid. Minder dan 4 procent van de luxere banden die in Nederland werden gebonden in de 18e eeuw werd in ander materiaal dan leer en perkament gebonden. Deze banden werden gezien als luxer en waren duurder. Dit geldt temeer voor schildpad aangezien de schilden niet op grote schaal werden geïmporteerd, hierdoor bleef het materiaal kostbaar en alleen toegankelijk voor de rijken.) Dijstelberge, P. (2011). Papieren pracht uit de Amsterdamse Gouden Eeuw, p. 69-71 / Noordwijk, B. van (2006). Zondags Zilver. Drie eeuwen versierde kerkboekjes, p. 209-217 / Noordwijk, B. van (n.d.). Boek, band en beslag, p. 23 / Noordwijk, B. van (2013). Zilver voor de Zondag. Boecxkens met Pragtigh Sluytwerck, p. 177-189 / Rijkelijkhuizen, M.J. (2010). Tortoiseshell in the 17th and 18th Century Dutch Republic, p. 96-106 / Storm van Leeuwen, J. (2006). Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century Volume I, p. 118 / Vidler, K. (2005). Conservation of a tortoiseshell book cover, in Conservation Journal Summer 2005 Issue 50 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Specimen usus moderni Pandectarum, ad libros V. priores in Academia Francofurtana publicis disputationibus exhibitum. - Continuatio usus moderni Pandectarum a libro VI. usque ad XII. in Academia Fridericiana publicis disputationibus proposita. Editio II. revisa et emendata. - Continuatio altera usus moderni Pandectarum a libro XIII. usque ad XXII. in Academia Fridericiana publicis disputationibus proprosita. Editio Secunda. - Continuatio tertia usus moderni Pandectarum a libro XXIII. usque ad XXXIIX. opus posthumum editum a beati autoris filio unico Jo. Samuele Strykio. - Continuatio quarta usus moderni Pandectarum, a libro XXXIX. usque ad finem. Opus Posthumum editum cum indice locupletissimo in totum opus a beati autoris filio unico Jo. Samuele Strykio.

      Frankfurt und Wittenberg & Halle an der Saale (= Halae Magdeburgicae), sumptibus Jeremiae Schrey & Hered. Henr. Joh. Meyeri & prostat in Bibliopolio Orphanotrophii (= Verlag des Waisenhauses), 1690-1708-1712-1712-1712. 5 Teile in 3 Bänden. Gr.-8vo. Kupferporträt Stryks, Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck mit Kupferallegorie, 2 nn. Bll., 491 S., (Continuatio I, 1708:) Kupferporträt Stryks, Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck mit Vignette, 2 nn. Bll., 512 S.; (Continuatio II, 1712:) Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, 2 nn. Bll., 880 S., (Continuatio III, 1712:) Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, 3 nn. Bll., 1200 S.; (Continuatio IV, 1712:) Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, 2 nn. Bll., 1046 S., (Index rerum:) 123 nn. Bll. Zeitgenössische Ganzpergamentbände mit schönem Blauschnitt. Berühmtes Lehrbuch zu den Pandekten, das einer ganzen Epoche den Namen gab! - Das berühmteste Werk des großen Juristen der Epoche des usus modernus pandectarum, das zuerst in den Jahren 1690 bis 1712 erschienen war. Das Werk ist nach der Legalordnung der Justinianischen Digesten gearbeitet, also in der Ordnung der 50 Bücher der Digesten. Es galt die Rechtsdogmatik des Ius Romanum im damals geltenden Recht herauszuarbeiten. Die Rechtsquellendarstellung war im Prinzip rechtsvergleichende Arbeit. Aber auch die Frage der Rechtsgeltung bei verschiedenen Rechtsquellen, also die Kollision der Gesetze, war Gegenstand der Arbeit. Nach dem damaligen Kenntnisstand wird diese Frage an die Statutentheorie gerichtet: Quando praefareantur Juris Romani. In seiner einleitenden Abhandlung: De Usu et Auctoritate Juris Romani in Fori Germaniae, die dem Band 1 und der Erörterung der ersten Lex der Digesten vorangestellt ist, bildet diese Problematik den roten Faden, der sich dann durch die ganze Abhandlung zieht. In § XXXII stellt Stryk die Frage: An vero Jure Saxonum disciente recurrundum ad Jus Commune Romanum? Das Werk entstand aus Disputationen unter der Führung von Stryk, die er zunächst in Frankfurt an der Oder (liber I-V), später in Halle abhielt. Diese konzentrierte er auf die rechtsdogmatischen Probleme seiner Zeit, reihte sie in der Ordnung der Pandekten aneinander und ließ so einen umfassenden „Kettenkommentar\" entstehen. Stryks Ziel war es, aus dem Ius Romanum und seiner Rezeption im Rahmen der einheimischen Rechtsquellen das herauszuarbeiten, was im 19. Jahrhundert als das „heute geltende römische Recht\" und von Stryk als der zeitgemäße Gebrauch des Pandektenrechts bezeichnet wurde. - Stryk (1640-1710), der zuerst in Wittenberg, dann bei seinem späteren Schwiegervater Brunnemann in Frankfurt an der Oder studierte, wurde dort 1668 Professor für Institutionen, 1672 als Nachfolger Brunnemanns. 1690 folgte er einem Ruf nach Wittenberg, schließlich wechselte er 1692 an die neugeschaffene Universität Halle, wo er Direktor und Professor primarius wurde. Stryk war der berühmteste Jurist des ausgehenden 17. und beginnenden 18. Jahrhunderts. Mit dem vorliegenden Werk beeinflusste er nachhaltig über viele Dekaden hinweg die Entwicklung des Privatrechts. - Vgl. auch Stintzing/L. III, 43ff. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 1.1.1.2. Ad Pandectas, 3.4.7.0. Deutschland, 8.8.3.2. Ius Commune, 8.8.3.2.2. Digestenlehrbücher, Halle (Halae Mageburgicae)

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        Scotia

      Carta geografica in due fogli della Scozia tratta dal "Isolario" del Coronelli, come dimostra la presenza del testo al veros della carta. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Nice example of Coronelli's 2 sheet map of Scotland, including 4 large cartouches and table of counties, towns, etc. Two sheets conjoined, total 890 x 630mm. Highly decorative2-sheet map of Scotland in Coronelli's unique style. Each sheet has a title within a cartouche, the southern sheet a scale cartouche, the northern sheet a table of counties and towns on a hanging banner. Showns towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, islands, bays, churches and other features. One of the most decorative large format 17th Century maps of Scotland. Published for inclusion in Coronelli's stupendous 1690 Atlante Veneto. Venezia Venice Dimensioni in mm. 630 X 890

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        Isole dell' Indie Filippine Molucche e della Sonda

      Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli, 1690. unbound. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 23.75" x 17.75" This beautiful map of the East Indies includes the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines, and the north coast of Australia, depicting the region when it was the center of the VOC (Dutch) trading network. Sand banks, inlets, ports, towns, villages, are labeled in Italian. The title cartouche in the lower left shows winged cherub mermaids emerging from the water carrying the title in a banner format. Creative engraved line surrounds the island nations. The map is in good condition, with a minor stain near centerfold and lower left corner repaired. Blank verso. Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718) was a Franciscan priest and renowned mathematician and cartographer. He was appointed official Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic in 1685 and founded the world's earliest geographic society, L'Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti. He was known best for his globes, which he made for prominent rulers such as Louis XIV and the Duke of Parma. This map is an excellent example of his work.

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        [PSAUTIER] Les pseaumes en forme de prieres Paraphrases EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Daniel Horthemels, 1690. Fine. Chez Daniel Horthemels, à Paris 1690, in-12 (10x17cm), relié. - First edition. A ruled copy. French translation of Latin text on same page. This copy bears unidentified initials. Contemporary lined red morocco, spine in compartments with two tools, crowned initials BD and a third letter (most likely a 'T') and two hands shaking hands inside a heart (the arms of the town of Sées in Normandy); these tools repeated on the corners of the covers (with a triple fillet frame). The morocco lining also has these tools in the corners, with a personalized central tool consisting of a crowned medallion with an angel facing a kneeling figure preparing to receive the Holy Spirit. Gilt edges. Slightly rubbed along joints. A fine copy in the rarest of conditions.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Exemplaire réglé. Traduction en français en regard du texte latin, sur la même page. Exemplaire au chiffre non identifié. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge doublé d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de deux fers, le chiffre couronné BD et une troisième lettre (sans doute un T) et deux mains se serrant à l'intérieur d'un coeur (armes de la ville de Sées en Normandie) ; fers que l'on retrouve aux écoinçons sur les plats (avec triple filet d'encadrement). La doublure de maroquin reporte également ces fers angulaires avec un fer personnalisé central figurant sous une couronne en médaillon un ange face à un personnage agenouillé prêt à recevoir l'Esprit saint. Tranches dorées. Légers frottements le long des nerfs. Très bel exemplaire, dans une condition des plus rares.  

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        MAP OF AFRICA: Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio ex Formis Caroli Allard; Ph Tideman del; G V Gouven sculp

      Allard, 1690. Generally in fine condition with the exception of some oxidization of the green pigment, and light browning of the paper.. Allard's maps generally followed those of other publishers, but a few were his own. His publications superseded those of Blaeu and Jansson and are considerably prized by collectors as they are quite rare. A fine map in original colour, with a large decorative titlepiece showing a negress, cherubs, lion, ostrich, snakes, crocodiles and pyramids. Size 50 x 58 cm, in picture mount behind glass. .

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        Synopsis Methodica Stirpium Britannicarum, in qua tum notae generum characteristicae traduntur, tum species singulae breviter describuntur:ducentae quinquaginta plus minus novae species pertim suis locis inseruntur, partim in appendice searsim Exhibentur

      London: Sam Smith, 1690. 1st ed. London 1690. 12mo. 317 pages with 2 plates. Title page with old inscriptions and 1inch cellotape glue mark. Professionally rebound quite some time ago, with attractive blind stamping and raised bands. Old damp staining on certain pages to gutter margin. Very good condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Galeria dipinta nel palazzo del prencipe Panfilio da Pietro Berretini da Cortona intagliata de Carlo Cesio (A set of sixteen etchings after Pietro da Cortona's ceiling of the Galleria, Palazzo Pamphili, Piazza Navona, Rome)

      Rome: Dominico de Rossi, Jo. Jacobi (Jo. Jacobi de Rubeis), circa 1690. Oblong folio. 45.5 x 69 cm. (17.75 x 27.25 inches) page size. Suite of 16 numbered engravings. Housed in a custom portfolio with painted boards, leather spine, large embossed leather label, leather ties and leather corners by the celebrated Russian-American binder Alexandr (Sasha) Mosalov. OCLC Number: 27358448 Pietro da Cortona (1 November 1596/7 - 16 May 1669) was born Pietro Berrettini, but is primarily known by the name of his native town of Cortona in Tuscany. Carlo Cesio or Carlo Cesi (1622-1682) was a painter and engraver of the Roman school. Cesio was born at Androdoco, in the Roman States, in 1622. The ceiling of the Galleria Pamphilj was painted by Pietro da Cortona with the Legend of Aeneas in 1651-54. After the mid-seventeenth century it became the new pattern for palace galleries, not only in Italy but also in Paris, where in 1704-07 a gallery was appended to the Palais Royal and painted with the same subject matter by Antoine Coypel. The form and iconography of the Galleria Pamphilj continued to be major influences well into the eighteenth century - even on the work of artists with no direct contacts with Rome, e.g. on Lorenzo de' Ferrari in Genoa. Some foxing.

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        Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams...

      Amsterdam: By de weduwe van Joannes van Someren, de erfgenaamen van Joannes van Dyk, Hendrik en de weduwe van Dirk Boom, 1690. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Broadside, 305 x 470 (visible image size), professionally matted and framed An extraordinary 17th-century anatomical engraving, justly celebrated by anatomists and artists alike for over 300 years; the Surrealists found it particularly fascinating. "This stark dissection -- with ragged flesh fully displayed and hands bound with a cord -- signals a commitment to a higher level of realism. To our eyes, the picture may suggest a distressing indifference to, or even pleasure in, human suffering" (Dream Anatomy, National Library of Medicine, 2003). "Govard Bidloo was born in Amsterdam in 1649 and became professor of anatomy at The Hague from 1688 to 1694, when he took the same position at Leyden. He was later appointed the physician of William III of England, who was originally Dutch, until the King's death in 1702. In that year, Bidloo returned to Leyden to take his old position until his death there in 1713. "Best known as an anatomist, Govard Bidloo's most famous work was his monumental Anatomia humani corporis published in Amsterdam in 1685, containing 107 copperplate engravings. Like so many large and expensive anatomical atlases of the time, the work was not a financial success, and in 1690 he published a Dutch translation entitled, Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams, using the same plates. The illustrations in Bidloos' work were drawn by Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711) and engraved by Abraham Blooteling (1640-1690) and Peter van Gunst (1659?-1724?)" -- source: National Library of Medicine, Historical Anatomies on the Web. REFERENCES: Choulant-Frank pp. 250-253.

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        Avignon Ville Capitale du Comtat, elle apartient au Pape.

      1690 ca., Paris 1690 - Ottimo esemplare in nitida e fresca impressione. Prima tiratura. In basso a sinistra: fait par Aveline avec Privilege du Roy . Rara e ricercata veduta a volo d uccello della città di Avignone. Pierre Aveline - incisore, editore e commerciante di stampe - fu allievo di Gabriel Perelle e, grazie ad una licenza reale ottenuta nel 1685, si distinse nella realizzazione di profili e vedute di monumenti delle principali città europee e del Mediterraneo. Acquaforte e bulino (cm. 31,5x21 più ampi margini).

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. F.de Wit, "Ducatuum Livoniae et Curlandiae, nova tabula .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1690, 41,7 x 50 Koemann, Bd. 3, Wit 13, Nr. 75. - Mit Druckprivileg. Oben links die altkol. Titelkartusche, von Engeln gehalten. Schöne und übersichtliche Karte der Staaten Lettland und Estland. Mit den Inseln Dagö und Ösel. - Kleinere Koloritbrüche sind hinterlegt.

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        Geographiae universalis pars prior. Das ist der allgemeinen Erd-Beschreibung Erster Theil (von 2), darinnen die drey Theile der Welt, nemlich America, Africa und Asia samt ihren vornehmsten Königreichen, Ländern, Inseln [ ] beschrieben. Ins Teutsche übersetzet und [ ] vermehret von Johann Christoph Beer. 3. und 4. Auflage.

      Nürnberg, Hoffmann, 1690 - 16°. Mit doppelblattgr. gestoch. Titel, 4 gestoch. Wappentafeln und 51 doppelblattgr. gestoch. Karten. 6 Bl., 566 S., 20 Bl. Vierte deutsche Ausgabe dieser geographischen Beschreibung der Welt, deren erster Band die außereuropäischen Erdteile enthält. - Carter/Brown IV, 221. Vgl. Griep/Luber 373. - Titel und Rückseiten der Karten gestempelt. Gestochener Titel mit Einriss. Kaum fleckig, wenige, tls. papierbedingte Randläsuren. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 900

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        Palerme Ville Capitale de Sicile residence du Viceroy, et Archeveché

      1690 ca., Paris 1690 - Una lieve piega centrale ma ottimo esemplare in nitida e fresca impressione. Prima tiratura. Sulla destra entro la parte incisa: Paris chez Chereau . Rara e ricercata veduta a volo d uccello della città di Palermo. Pierre Aveline - incisore, editore e commerciante di stampe - fu allievo di Gabriel Perelle e, grazie ad una licenza reale ottenuta nel 1685, si distinse nella realizzazione di profili e vedute di monumenti delle principali città europee e del Mediterraneo. Acquaforte e bulino (cm. 21x15,5 più ampi margini).

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        Traite de la lumiere. Ou sont expliquees les causes de ce qui arrive dans la reflexion, & dans la refraction. . . Avec un discours de la cause de la pesanteur.

      Leiden: Pieter van der Aa, 1690. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (198 x 158 mm). [8], 1-124 [2] 125-128 [2] 129-180 pp. Signatures: *4 A-P4 Q2 R4 S2 T-Z4 Aa2. Two parts in one, separate title to part two, continuous pagination, general title printed in red and black, both titles with printer's woodcut device, woodcut head-pieces and initials, 89 woodcut diagrams in text. Bound in contemporary calf, spine rebacked and with gilt-lettered morocco label (little rubbing to board sand extremities, corners bumped), red-spinkled edges. Text little browned, marginal light dust soiling, first four leaves with just a few mm of light dampstaining at top edge, very minor occasional spotting, a few short tears not affecting text. Beside the rebacking a fine, unsophisticated, wide-margined and unmarked copy. ----Dibner 145; Horblit 54; Norman 1139; Sparrow 111; Evans 32; D.S.B. VI, p.609-10; En francais dans le texte 25. FIRST EDITION of Huygens' pathbreaking exposition of his wave theory of light. Huygens had developed his theory in 1676 and 1677, and completed his Traite de la lumière in 1678. He read portions of the treatise to the Academy during the following year but left it unpublished, until Newton's Principia (1687) and a visit with Newton in 1689 stimulated him to have it printed at last. "Light, according to Huygens, is an irregular series of shock waves which proceeds with very great, but finite, velocity through the ether. This ether consists of uniformly minute, elastic particles compressed very close together. Light, therefore, is not an actual transference of matter but rather of a 'tendency to move,' a serial displacement similar to a collision which proceeds through a row of balls [...] Huygens therefore concluded that new wave fronts originate around each particle that is touched by light and extend outward from the particle in the form of hemispheres." (D.S.B.). Huygens was able to explain reflection and refraction using this theory, of which he became completely convinced in August 6, 1677, when he found that it explained the double refraction in Iceland spar. His view of light was opposed to the corpuscular theory of light advanced by Newton. In the second part of the work, the Discours de la cause de la pesanteur, written in 1669, Huygens expounded his vortex theory of gravity, a purely mechanistic theory that also contrasted markedly with Newton's notion of a universal attractional force intrinsic to matter. Indeed, Huygens added to the original treatise of 1669 a review of Newton's theory, rejecting it out of hand because of the impossibility of explaining it by any mechanical principle or law of motion. Huygens' work fell into oblivion during the following century, but his theory of light was confirmed at the beginning of the 19th century by Thomas Young, who used it to explain optical interference, and by Augustin-Jean Fresnel a few years later. Modern physics has reconciled Newton's and Huygens' theories in discerning both corpuscular and wave characteristics in the properties of light. There are two states of the two title leaves known. Our copy is with the author's initials only on both titles (no priority established). Very Good.

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        Le Coste della Francia sul Mare Oceano

      Roma 1690 - Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Uncommon map from "Mercurio Geografico", published in Rome by G. de Rossi. A rich cartouche enriches the map. The Italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations. Dimensioni 580 790mm

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        A narrative of occurrences that took place during the mutiny at the Nore, in the months of May and June, 1797.Chatham, William Burrill, 1829. 8vo. With the errata slip inserted between the introduction and main text. Contemporary boards.

      - Cat. Nat. Mar. Mus. V, 1690; cf. Dougall, "The east coast mutinies: May-June 1797", in: The naval mutinies of 1797, pp. 147-160; for the author: Laughton & Lambert, "Cunningham, Sir Charles (1755-1834)", in: ODNB (online ed.). First edition of a rare and detailed account of the historic mutiny at the Nore (in the Thames Estuary) in 1797, involving several ships of the Royal Navy. The errata slip notes, "A few copies only of this narrative are printed for the particular friends of the author." The revolt closely followed a more peaceful mutiny at Spithead earlier that year and ended with the conviction and subsequent executions of 29 leaders. The demands of the mutineers included more shore leave, a more equal distribution of prize money and several changes to the Articles of War. The Admiralty, however, didn't accede to the demands and the prime minister eventually outlawed the mutineers. Richard Parker, elected president of the delegates of the fleet, was court-martialed and hanged aboard the 90-gun Sandwich, the ship where the mutiny had started. Parker's trial was followed by the hanging of 28 other mutineers.The author, Charles Cunningham (1755-1834), was commander of the frigate Clyde. He was refitting at the Nore in May 1797 when the mutiny broke out. A respected captain, he managed to suppress the mutiny on his ship after 17 days.With the armorial bookplate of John Gretton, Stapleford, 1st Baron Gretton (1867- 1947), on the front paste-down, and an 1849 newspaper clipping about prize money for the officers and crew of 2 ships, tipped onto p. 24. An owner has corrected the text in manuscript in accordance with the errata slip. In good condition, with the spine and joints neatly repaired and the hinges reinforced.

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        Bocche del Fiume Negro et Isole di Capo Verde

      Venezia 1690 - Bella carta geografica, pubblicata nel Corso Geografico Universale, relativa alla costa dell'Africa occidentale, compresa tra Senegal e Gambia, e alle Isole di Capo Verde. Nel riquadro in alto a destra, un dettaglio dell'isola di Gorea, sede di uno dei primi insediamenti europei in Africa e storicamente collegato alla tratta degli schiavi. Incisione in rame, in ottime condizioni. A very decorative map of West Africa around Cape Verde, now Senegal and the Gambia, with the Cape Verde Island group prominent. An inset at top right provides detail of Goree Island, site of one of the earliest European settlements in Africa and historically connected to the slave trade, off today's Dakkar. Copper engraving, in very good condition. Dimensioni 620 460mm

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        1690 Geometry Le Clerc Mathematics & Architecture CLASSIC Illustrated Landscapes

      A Paris : Chez Jean Jombert ., 1690. First edition. (Jombert, Catalog of the works of Seb. Le Clerc, 69). - 1690 Geometry Le Clerc Mathematics & Architecture CLASSIC Illustrated Landscapes “one of the earliest geometry treatises to combine mathematics and illustrated landscapes!” A rare first edition treatise on geometry that had a lasting influence on mathematicians and architects. Sebastien le Clerc wrote this book with the intents of it being used by workers, not necessarily students. The figures of geometry include scenery, rural views, castles, buildings, geometric instruments, and problems. This treatise is one of the earliest essays that combines geometry, architectural, and landscaping. The engravings are exhaustive and accurate. Le Clerc set out to create a more comprehensive and complete theoretical geometry treatise, than the first he published in 1669. (Jombert) Item number: #301 Price: $750 le CLERC, Sebastien Traite de geometrie A Paris : Chez Jean Jombert ., 1690. First edition. (Jombert, Catalog of the works of Seb. Le Clerc, 69). Details: • Collation complete with all pages: o 16 plate illustrations • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • Language: French • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Den Doorluchtigen Hooghgeboren Vorst eñ Heere Wilhem Henrick, van Gods genade Prince van Orange, werden dese Afbeeldingen, van weinighe Schoorsteen-Wercken, Meest ten bevele vande Doorl. Hooghgeborene Zijne Hooch.ts Heeren Grootvader, vader en Vrouw Grootmoeder, geteeckent en uytgevoert onderdanghlyk opgedragen door P. Post, harer Hoogh.er gewesen, en noch tegen woordigen Architect

      Amsterdam: Frederick de Wit, n.d. (c. 1690). Hardcover. Near Fine. Modern binding. Marbled paper over boards, backed in speckled calf, gilt-stamped lettering in second spine compartment (6 raised bands); folio (365x228mm); with engraved title-p., 22 plates. Binding is fine. Text block is very near fine, just a little dusty and age-toned. Post (1608-1669) as court architect to the House of Orange. Scarce. OCLC locates only 3 copies.

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        Gesamtansicht, aus halber Vogelschau, darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 173 und 2 kleine Insetansichten, "Venetia".

      - Kupferstich v. Scolari ( Stafano ), um 1690, 38,7 x 53 Moretto, Venetia . Piante e Vedute prospettische della Citta dal 1479 al 1797, Nr. 110. - Sehr seltene Ansicht, die erstmals 1611 bei Francesco Valegio so erschienen ist ( Siehe Moretto, Nr. 53.). Vorliegendes Blatt im 5. Zustand ( v. 6. ). Das Blatt ist - meist in den Erklärungen - leicht fleckig.

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        Unbekannter holländischer Meister des XVII. Jahrhunderts: Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Mutter mit Kind im Arm, links ein Knabe mit Musikinstrument. Unsigniert, undatiert, doubliert.

      - Bildmaß: 44 x 35 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt aufwendig gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß 55,5 x 47,5 cm ). Der Rahmen unterhalb des Bildes mit kleiner montierter Metallplakette * Unbek. Holländischer Meister um 1690 *. Das Bild etwas fleckig und eingedunkelt, die Leinwand ist doubliert, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe vorzugsweise Selstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de Suisse, d' Italie, et de quelques endroits d' Allemagne et de France, fait dans les années 1885 (sic =1685), et 1686. Avec des remarques d?une personne de qualité touchant la Suisse & l?Italie. Dernière edition. Revûë, corrigée & augmentée d?un Indice des principales matières.

      Rotterdam, Chez Abraham Acher, M. DC. LXXXX, 1690, - in-8vo, (16,5:10 cm), 2 ff. (titre en rouge et noir + 468 p. + 8 ff. (table des matières), tampon sur titre ?Ex-Libris Gerlach?, reliure en perchemin d?époque, tachée. Ouvrage composé de 5 lettres écrites à Zürich, Milan, Florence, Rome, Nimègue, suivies de Remarques.?.This curious and entertaining narrative surpasses everything in its kind extant, in the style, sentiments, matter and method. The observations upon the corruptions, impostures of popery will afford pleasure to every consistent Protestant.? (Lowndes).Burnet, bishop of Salisbury ?.met with many ups and downs in his ecclesiastical career, being in and out of favour with Charles II, James II, and William III? (Cox).Dans son voyage il visitait e.a. Paris, Rome, Strasbourg, Francfort, Heidelberg, Utrecht et plusieurs villes de la Suisse. L'auteur traite e.a. l'histoire du Quiétisme en Italie, ainsi que la vie de Miguel de Molinos, un des principaux représentents du Quiétisme.Cf. (pour l'édition anglaise): Cox I/110; Lowndes I/319.Mehrfach aufgelegtes Reisewerk, auch in deutscher u. holl. Sprache erschienen. - Leicht gebräunt; gering stockfleckig; bis S. 50 in der oberen Ecke mit kleinem Wasserrand; Titel mit altem Besitzstempel.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Pescarzoli 63, vgl. Haller I, 946 (dt. Ausg.); cf. Perret 0765 (Some letters. 1686 edition).

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        De Stylo Exercitiisque Ejus / Gymnasium Styli / Dissertatio de Comparanda Latinae Linguae / Hodegus Latini Sermonis (Institutionis Stili Latini) / Flores, qui magnas Latinitatis opes continent / Latinitatis Anthologia, sive Latinæ Linguæ Flosculi

      Bok. Johannes Schefferi, Argentoratensis de Stylo Exercitiisque Ejus, ad Consvetudinem Veterum Liber Singualaris: Eiusdem Gymansium Styli, su de Vario Scribendi Exercitio Liber Singularis accesit Joannis Henrici Boecleri. Jenæ, Johannis Belkii, 1690 [Jena 1690]. Bound with: Johannis Schefferi: Argentoratensis Gymnasium Styli, Seu de Vario Scribendi Exercitio (...). Jenæ, Johannis Bielki [Jena 1690]. Bound with: Jo. Henrici Boecleri Dissertatio de Comparanda Latinae Linguae facultate (by Scheffer, without year) [probably Jena 1690]. Bound with: Hodegus Latini Sermonis tripartitus, continens Institutiones Stili latini (..) Auctore Ioachimo Langio. Berolini MDCCXII [Berlin 1712]. Bound with: Locutionum Sententiarum Latinarum Flores qui magnas Latinitatis opes continent, Virgilio, Horation et Ovidio collecti (...) Opera Ioachimi Langii. Berolini MDCCXI [Berlin 1711]. Bound with: Latinitatis Anthologia sive Latinæ Liguæ Flosculi (...) auctore I. I. Berolini, MDCCXII [Berlin 1712]. 8vo [106 x 170 mm]. (14) + 208 & (2) + 222 & 59 + (31) & (16) + 168 & 1 folding tabula + 152 & (8) + 104 pp. Bound in a contemporary vellum with title handwritten on spine and red edges. With some stains and slightly bumped. First title leaf with repair and folding tabula with tear, otherwise a tight and clean copy. 6 important philological works on latin grammar and stylistics. Johannes Schefferus (1621-1679) was a famous Swedish professor in philology and history (from 1647 Professor Skytteanus in Uppsala). He published important works on several different fields of knowledge, and his 'De Stylo' is regardes one of his most important works. Joachim Lange (1670-1744) was a german theologian and philosopher, who also published grammatical works in both Latin and Greek.

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        La Francia Contea ò Contea di Borgogna divisa ne suoi tre Baliaggi principali cioè d'Aval di Dola e di Amont

      Roma 1690 - Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Uncommon map from "Mercurio Geografico", published in Rome by G. de Rossi. A rich cartouche enriches the map. The Italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations. Dimensioni 600 820mm

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. Schenk und Valk, "Cyprvs Insvla".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1690, 37,5 x 50 Koemann, Bd. III, S. 114 (Nr. 416 ); Stylianou, Entry 150 und Abb S. 351. Zacharakis, Nr. 2141. - Unten rechts die Titelkartusche, links unten kleiner Meilenanzeiger, im Himmel 2 große Wappen ( nicht kol.) - Tafellos erhalten.

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        Novissima præ cæteris aliis accuratissima Regnorum Angliæ, Scotiæ Hiberniæ

      Amsterdam 1690 - Nuova e revisionata carta delle isole britanniche di Frederick De Wit. Estremamente decorativo il cartiglio del titolo e le armi reali di William e Mary (1689-94) sopra la scala miliare in basso a sinistra. Esemplare nel primo stato. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, sapiente lavoro di restauro alle estremità dei margini e sulla piega centrale, altrimenti in ottime condizioni. Fine decorative map of Britain that includes an inset of the Faro, Shetland and Orkney Islands. The cartography of Ireland follows Petty's surveys and the map is fully engraved with political information. The title cartouche is surrounded by clouds in which putti display the coats of arms of England, Scotland and Ireland. The scale of miles is further embellished with the royal coat of arms during the reign of William and Mary (1689-94) and several figures. This is the second state. This example appears to be state 1. Original color with some light spots and two cracks due to the oxidation of the green pigment, although paper is otherwise supple. Shirley, Mapping of the British Isles 1650-1750, De Wit 6 Dimensioni 585 495mm

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        Penisola dell'Indo di qua del Gange e l'isola di Ceilan nelle Indie Orientali

      Venezia 1690 - Raffinata carta geografica dell'India meridionale - sotto il Tropico del Cancro - con due riquadri per l'isola di Ceylon e la città di Trincomalee. Pubblicata nel Corso Geografico Universale, edito a Venezia nel 1690. Incisione in rame, in perfette codizioni. Fine large format map, with detailed topographical features. The map shows India below the Tropic of Cancer, with an insets of Ceylon and Trincomalee. Dimensioni 620 465mm

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        An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. In Four Books.

      Eliz. Holt for Thomas Basset, London 1690 - Eliz. Holt for Thomas Basset, London, 1690. 1 blank leaf + TP + [i]-[iv] = The Epistle Dedicatory + [v]-[ix] = The Epistle to the Reader + [x] = Errata + 1-362 + [363]-[384] = Contents + 1 blank leaf, small Folio arranged as a Quarto, 7¼" x 12¼" (inner). First Edition, First Issue, (Yolton 61A).First edition, first issue - the title page listing Eliz. Holt, with the "SS" in "ESSAY" correctly printed and the thirty typographical ornaments. This copy has four of six possible misnumbered pages for this edition which Yolton notes appearing in "many copies of both issues, indiscriminately": 85 as 83, 287 as 269, 296 as 294 and 303 as 230 (in some copies 76 is 50 and 77 is 55). In addition, page 55 has the called-for misprint "Underwandings" at the bottom of the page and the Roman numerals for the chapter numbers reading incorrectly at the top of pages 57 and 263. Finally, page 90 has deleted the paragraph indicator "§24." [See Jean S. Yolton, John Locke, A Descriptive Bibliography, Thoemmes Press, 1998, pp. 70 for details on these variations.]In his Introduction to the Clarendon Edition of the Essay [Oxford, 1975], Peter Nidditch "estimate[ed] that about 900 copies of the First Edition were printed, by far the greater number of them belonging to the Holt issue." (Nidditch, pp. xviii-xix) while Yolton, citing this estimate, claims: "We do not know the number of copies printed; Peter Nidditch has estimated about 900 copies were published, chiefly of the Holt issue. But it is possible there were as few as 500." [Yolton, pp 69-70]Yolton, in her definitive bibliography clearly identifies the Holt imprint as the "first edition, first issue" (pp. 67-8) and notes, "it is generally assumed that the Holt issue is the earlier because the title-page of the other, Mory, issue is a cancellans. I would assume that after all pages of the text had been printed, Basset came to some financial arrangement with Edward Mory to help sell it. Johnson has stated: "It is probable that Mory acquired his rights in the book only shortly before the advertisement in the London Gazette of 29 May 1690 which give his name as publisher" (p. 69). It should be noted that the book was printed in late November of 1689 and copies had been distributed to Locke as early as December 3, 1689 (p. 69). The seminal Essay addresses the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. Locke describes the mind at birth as a blank slate (tabula rasa, although he did not use those actual words) filled later through experience. The essay was the most important early source of empiricism in modern philosophy, and influenced many enlightenment philosophers such as George Berkeley and David Hume. More than any other, this book set British philosophy on its subsequent empirical course. Printing and the Mind of Man 164. Full leather paneled boards with an elegant period rebacked spine with five raised bands and gilt lettering on a dark red field. Title page separated at the bottom 1½" and lightly soiled. There is a contemporary former owner's signature ("Josp Brownridge's Book") in black ink surrounding the graphic device in the center of the title page. With some soiling and foxing to the first two leafs. Otherwise, a lovely copy of this important book. Comes in a custom pull-off case. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ars combinatoria [.].

      Frankfurt, Heinrich Christoph Cröcker, 1690. - 4to. (3), 78 pp. With an engraved plate bound as a frontispiece. Contemporary marbled boards. Second edition of Leibniz's groundbreaking work on combinatorics. It was first published in 1666 as "Dissertatio de arte combinatoria", expanded from the author's thesis "Disputatio arithmetica de complexionibus", with which he earned the venia legendi. This unauthorized re-release, produced 24 years later, caused Leibniz to respond with corrections in the Acta Eruditorum of 1691. Both editions are extremely rare; NUC lists no more than two copies of the present one. - This is Leibniz's earliest work in combinatorics, the branch of mathematics concerned with the study of finite or countable discrete structures. It thus constitutes an early and important contribution to the scientific foundations of modern computer engineering. "In this treatise, Leibniz undertook that part of his grand plan that aimed at achieving a complete set of possible connections of terms, and the mathematical conception of this problem he named 'ars combinatoria' - a name that would stick" (cf. Cantor). This early work of Leibniz is all the more remarkable for the "very modest specialized knowledge that he then possessed [and which] is reflected in the 'Dissertatio de arte combinatoria'" (DSB). - Somewhat browned throughout as common due to paper. Trimmed rather closely, with some professional remarginings at the top edge near the end of the book and repairs to the gutter of the title page (loss of a few letters at the very left, some unobtrusively supplied). A single copy in auction records (1998: Reiss 65, lot 583: 65,000 DM). Apart from the frontispiece, VD 17 cites 33 numbered plates - in apparent error, for no known copy contains more than this single plate. VD 17, 12:194409W. Poggendorff I, 1413. DSB VIII, 153 & 160. Cantor III, 43-45. NDB XIV, 122. Cf. Ravier 6. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PALÄSTINA. - Karte., "Judaea seu Terra Sancta".

      Altkol. Kupferstich von Guillaume Sanson, um 1690, 49 x 57 cm. Gesamtkarte des Heiligen Landes mit Kopftitel und zwei altkolorierten, figürlichen Kartuschen. - Aufwendig in patinierte Goldleiste gerahmt. Asien, Landkarten, Vorderer Orient

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        Città, e fortezza di Mantova.

      Venezia 1690 - Pianta della città tratta dall' Isolario, secondo volume del "Atlante Veneto" del Coronelli. La città è rappresentata con il nord in alto a sinistra. Sulla sinistra, campeggia lo stemma del casato Gonzaga con i motti "Fides" e "Olimpos" (quest'ultimo scritto in caratteri greci maiuscoli). Nel riquadro lungo il lato sinistro sono elencati i regnanti di Mantova succedutisi nel tempo, ognuno accompagnato dalla data di morte. Il cartiglio col titolo, in basso a destra, contiene la dedica a Giovanni Carlo Grimani. Incisione in rame, due fori di tarlo sulla parte sinistra, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. City plane taken from "Isolario" by Coronelli. Copperplate, two worm holes at left edge, generally in good conditions. D. Ferrari, "Mantova nelle stampe", 34 Dimensioni 455 270mm

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        Prodromus Astronomiae, exhibens fundamenta, quae tam ad novum plane & correctiorem stellarum fixarum catalogum construendum.

      Danzig: Johann Zacharias Stoll, 1690. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio [39.2 x 22.9 cm]. (1) double-page engraved allegorical title, (10) ff. (including general half-title and title), 1 engraved author portrait (here bound at front of volume), 142 pp, single-page engraved plate A* bound opposite p. 96 as usual, engraved headpiece and initial, woodcut headpieces, tailpiece and initials. Bound 18th-century speckled pasteboards, gold stamped title label on spine, red sprinkled edges. Rubbing to spine and boards, head & tail frayed. Canceled library from the Herzoglicher S. Meiningischer Bibliothek stamp on verso of title page of Annus Climactericus, minor marginal mends to a handful of leaves, the planisphere plates a bit toned, both with a marginal repair near gutter. Generally a large and fresh copy. Excellent. [Bound after:] ____. Johannis Hevelii Annus Climactericus, sive Rerum uranicarum observationum annus quadragesimus nonus. Danzig, Sumptibus auctoris, typis D. F. Rhetii, 1685. (6) ff., 24 pp., 196 pp., with (7) plates labeled A-G (one of which is folding), engraved device on half-title, engraved headpiece vignette, astronomical woodcuts in text, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials. [Bound with:] ____. Catalogus stellarum fixarum ex observationibus multorum annorum. Danzig, Johann Zacharias Stoll, 1687. 143-350 pp., (1) f. [And with:] ____. Firmamentum Sobiescianum, sive Uranographia, totum coelum stellatum. Danzig, Johann Zacharias Stoll, 1690 [frontispiece dated 1687]. (1) f. title, 1 double-page engraved allegorical title dated 1687 (here bound at the front of the volume), 21 pp., (1) p. circular engraved vignette, with engraved headpiece vignette, (2) oversized folding plates of planispheres, lightly age-toned & 54 double-page engraved plates of the constellations in excellent fresh impressions. Rare first edition of Hevelius' star atlas, along with the Introduction (Prodromus) and the catalogue of stars, together as issued: a fundamental text in the history of astronomy and a spectacular illustrated book. The Firmamentum Sobiescianum is considered the most detailed and influential celestial atlas of its time, both in the formation of subsequent atlases and in the production of celestial globes: "Contemporary globes, such as those by G. C. Einmart, and Gerhard and Leonhard Valk, often acknowledge Hevelius as their source. Later constellation outlines and draftsmanship also owed much to the Uranographia" (North, DSB VI.364). Warner describes Hevelius as "An outstanding astronomical observer whose private observatory in Danzig (Gdansk) was for many years the best in Europe..." His Uranographia is one of the very few star atlases actually produced by a professional working astronomer of international stature, rather than a map publisher or popularizer of astronomy (e.g., Piccolomini, Bayer, Doppelmayr, Homann, Cellarius, etc.). The Catalogus gives the precise position in the sky of each star according to specific mathematical coordinates-information essential to the practicing astronomer-and the Prodromus sets out the technology and methodology associated with producing the catalogue of fixed stars (see Brigham Young, #16). The manuscript of the Prodromus astronomiae was saved from the fire at Hevelius' observatory in 1679-one of the few items to survive from the wide range of the texts and scientific instruments he designed. The star atlas contains 73 constellations, of which 12 are introduced here by Hevelius himself. His discoveries include the Scutum Sobiescianum (the shield of Sobieski, i.e., the shield with which King Jan III of Poland defended Europe against the Turks, and which Hevelius so named to acknowledge the latter's financial support); the "Lynx", a grouping of very faint stars named because one needed the sharp eyes of this animal in order to see them; and the "Sextans", which he called after one of the many astronomical instruments he designed..................

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. Schenk und Valk, "Suffolcia vernacule Suffoske".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1690, 37,5 x 48,5 Dek. Karte der Grafschaft. Die Titelkatusche ist umgeben von zahlreichen Wappen. Links unten ein Meilenanzeiger.- Mit Gradnetz und tadellos erhalten.

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        Question Curieuse si M. Arnauld Docteur de Sorbonne est Heretique. A Monsieur . Conseiller de Son Altesse l’Evêque & Prince de Liege.

      Cologne: Nicolas Schouten. 1690 - Full mottled calf, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid late 17th century full calf with raised bands and fine gilt panels. There appears to be a Royal cypher at the foot of the spine but it is difficult to identify. This is the first edition of a very scarce pro-Jansenist work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Napoli di Romania Assediato, e preso dall'Armi della Serenissima Republica di Venezia 20. Ag. 1686

      Venezia 1690 - Bellissima carta storico-geografica che mostra l'assedio veneziano condotto dal comandante Francesco Morosini per la riconquista di Nauplia contro i Turchi, nell'agosto del 1686. Pubblicata nel Corso Geografico Universale, la carta mostra le fortificzioni erette e lo schieramento dei battaglioni sul Monte Pallamide. Nauplia rappresentava un'importante tappa lungo la rotta commerciale tra Venezia e Costantinopoli. Ceduta alla Repubblica veneziana nel 1388, cadde sotto il dominio degli Ottomani nel 1540, e riconquistata proprio dopo l'assesdio qui rappresentato. Nel 1715 venne nuovamente dominata dai Turchi fino al 1822, quando, restituita ai Greci, divenne capitale del neonato regno di Grecia. Il nome Napoli di Romania, risale appunto alla dominazione veneta, e all'uso medievale di indicare con Romania l'antico impero bizantino. Inquadra il disegno una elaborata ghirlanda, sormontata da un nastro con il titolo e la legenda, e dominatain basso dal leone marciano. Incisione in rame in perfetto stato di conservazione. Beautiful historical-geographical map showing the Venetian siege under the leadership of Captain General Francesco Morosini for the reconquest of Nafplio against the Turks, in August 1686. Tpublished in Corso Geografico Universale, the view shows the Venetian siege of the Castle from Mer ( Bourtzi ) and the fortified town by bombardment from Mount Palamidi, along with the Turkish forces on the far side of the mountain and various other engagements. Nafplion was an important stop on the trade route between Venice and Constantinople. Sold to the the Venetian Republic in 1388, the city surrendered to the Ottomans in 1540. The Venetians retook Nafplio in 1685, but it was easily retaken by the Ottomans in 1715 until 1822, when he returned to the Greeks and became the capital of the First Hellenic Republic. During the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern period, under Venetian domination, the town was known in Italian as Napoli di Romania, after the medieval usage of "Romania" to refer to the lands of the Byzantine Empire, and to distinguish it from Napoli in Italy. The map is surrounded by an elaborate garland, surmounted by a ribbon banner with the title and legend, and low dominatain the Lion of St. Mark. Copper engraving in perfect condition. Dimensioni 620 460mm

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        Prodromus Astronomiae, exhibens fundamenta, quae tam ad novum plane & correctiorem stellarum fixarum catalogum construendum.

      Johann Zacharias Stoll, Danzig 1690 - (1) double-page engraved allegorical title, (10) ff. (including general half-title and title), 1 engraved author portrait (here bound at front of volume), 142 pp, single-page engraved plate A* bound opposite p. 96 as usual, engraved headpiece and initial, woodcut headpieces, tailpiece and initials. Bound 18th-century speckled pasteboards, gold stamped title label on spine, red sprinkled edges. Rubbing to spine and boards, head & tail frayed. Canceled library from the Herzoglicher S. Meiningischer Bibliothek stamp on verso of title page of Annus Climactericus, minor marginal mends to a handful of leaves, the planisphere plates a bit toned, both with a marginal repair near gutter. Generally a large and fresh copy. Excellent. [Bound after:] ____. Johannis Hevelii Annus Climactericus, sive Rerum uranicarum observationum annus quadragesimus nonus. Danzig, Sumptibus auctoris, typis D. F. Rhetii, 1685. (6) ff., 24 pp., 196 pp., with (7) plates labeled A-G (one of which is folding), engraved device on half-title, engraved headpiece vignette, astronomical woodcuts in text, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials. [Bound with:] ____. Catalogus stellarum fixarum ex observationibus multorum annorum. Danzig, Johann Zacharias Stoll, 1687. 143-350 pp., (1) f. [And with:] ____. Firmamentum Sobiescianum, sive Uranographia, totum coelum stellatum. Danzig, Johann Zacharias Stoll, 1690 [frontispiece dated 1687]. (1) f. title, 1 double-page engraved allegorical title dated 1687 (here bound at the front of the volume), 21 pp., (1) p. circular engraved vignette, with engraved headpiece vignette, (2) oversized folding plates of planispheres, lightly age-toned & 54 double-page engraved plates of the constellations in excellent fresh impressions. Rare first edition of Hevelius¿ star atlas, along with the Introduction (Prodromus) and the catalogue of stars, together as issued: a fundamental text in the history of astronomy and a spectacular illustrated book. The Firmamentum Sobiescianum is considered the most detailed and influential celestial atlas of its time, both in the formation of subsequent atlases and in the production of celestial globes: ¿Contemporary globes, such as those by G. C. Einmart, and Gerhard and Leonhard Valk, often acknowledge Hevelius as their source. Later constellation outlines and draftsmanship also owed much to the Uranographia¿ (North, DSB VI.364). Warner describes Hevelius as ¿An outstanding astronomical observer whose private observatory in Danzig (Gdansk) was for many years the best in Europe.¿ His Uranographia is one of the very few star atlases actually produced by a professional working astronomer of international stature, rather than a map publisher or popularizer of astronomy (e.g., Piccolomini, Bayer, Doppelmayr, Homann, Cellarius, etc.). The Catalogus gives the precise position in the sky of each star according to specific mathematical coordinates¿information essential to the practicing astronomer¿and the Prodromus sets out the technology and methodology associated with producing the catalogue of fixed stars (see Brigham Young, #16). The manuscript of the Prodromus astronomiae was saved from the fire at Hevelius¿ observatory in 1679¿one of the few items to survive from the wide range of the texts and scientific instruments he designed. The star atlas contains 73 constellations, of which 12 are introduced here by Hevelius himself. His discoveries include the Scutum Sobiescianum (the shield of Sobieski, i.e., the shield with which King Jan III of Poland defended Europe against the Turks, and which Hevelius so named to acknowledge the latter¿s financial support); the ¿Lynx¿, a grouping of very faint stars named because one needed the sharp eyes of this animal in order to see them; and the ¿Sextans¿, which he called after one of the many astronomical instruments he designed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corso del Fiume dell Amazoni Dedicato All'Illustrissimo Signore Alessandro de Verazzano Nobile Fiorentino

      Venezia 1690 - Rara mappa dedicata al corso del Rio delle Amazzoni e delle zone circostanti, pubblicata nel Corso Geografico Universale del 1692. Secondo lo stile di Coronelli, le caratteristiche topografiche sono ben evidenziate. La mappa è impreziosita da vignette che mostrano scene di vita degli autoctoni, e animali del territorio tra cui elefanti e leoni. Sotto il titolo, lo stemma della famiglia del dedicatario, Alessandro da Verazzano. Incisione in rame in ottime codizioni. A rare map of the Basin of the Amazon River and surrounding regions. The map, published in 1692 in Corso Geografico Universale, is typical of Coronelli's strong engraving style the topographical features are very prominent. The map is embellished with vignetts showing Native American life including indigenous animals, elephants and lions. Copperplate in very good conditions. Dimensioni 460 285mm

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