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        Kst.- Karte, b. J. de Ram, "Archiepiscopatus Treverensis Recentißima Delineatio Auct. I. de Ram".

      . mit Flächenkolorit,, um 1690, 49,5 x 58,8. Vergl. Hellwig, Nr. 53. - Nicht bei Hellwig aufgeführte 2. Fassung der Karte von de Ram. Jetzt mit Gradnetz und einer kleinen Nebenkarte des zu Trier gehörigen Gebietes um Vilmar und Camberg, das auf Grund des Kartenschnitts in der ersten Fassung nicht gezeigt werden konnte. Die Nebenkarte eingefaßt von Rocaillien, Engel und Wappen und mit Widmung an Johann Hugo von Orsbeck, Kurfürst von Trier.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Schenk und Valk, "Cestria Comitatvs Palatinvs, the Countye Palatins of Chester.

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1690, 37,5 x 49. Dek. Karte der Grafschaft mit der Titelkatusche links unten. Rechts unten ein Meilenanzeiger. Am oberen Rand diverse Wappen. - Mit Gradnetz und tadellos erhalten.

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        Kst.- 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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        Kst.- Karte, b. Schenk und Valk, "Comitatis Cantabrigiensis; vernacule Cambridfeshire".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1690, 41 x 51. Dek. Karte der Grafschaft mit der Titelkatusche links unten. Rechts unten ein Meilenanzeiger. Im Kartenbild zahlreiche Wappen. - Mit Gradnetz und tadellos erhalten.

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        NORTON FITZWARREN, SOMERSET Mss RENT BOOK. 1690 - 1755

      1690 - 1755.. Folio. 30 cm x 19.8 cm. [8], 1-465, [1] pp. All pages, except prelims and final page, numbered & rubricated. Laid paper, 29.3 cm x approx. 19 cm. Vertical chain lines with centered jester watermark. Laid-in Medical receipt: [1] p., 22.5 x 19.8 cm., laid paper but with different watermark than above. Loose sheet laid in containing instructions for making an Ã’excellent & approved medicinal water to cure ye [sic - the] Rheuma of ye [sic - the] eyesÉÓ Full page of text signed Ã’probalumÓ at end. The sheet had at one time been folded into a small square for posting. There is evidence of a red wax seal that had been applied for this purpose.. Brown full calf binding; front & rear boards with blind-stamped Oxford ruling mimicking a quarter binding in design. Triple-rule blind-stamping on spine creating eleven compartments. No endpapers, pastedown or free, with binding structure visible. 'Vol I' hand-inked to fore-edge.. Some expected modest wear. A solid VG+ copy.. Apparently volume originally intended and begun as a medical text, to be comprised of 13 volumes, or chapters. Pages [i-iv] contain the index for the medical entries, in latin. The pages, corresponding to the entry in the index, are captioned with the appropriate heading. Turning the volume over and beginning with the final unnumbered page and working back to page 457, the text is comprised of accounting entries of amounts paid for things such as bread for orphans, for scavenger, stocker, water, and the parson. There are entries for the window tax, poor tax, the king's tax for the land lord, lamps, etc. The year is divided into four quarters: Lady Day Quarter, Midsomer (midsummer) Quarter, Michaelmass Quarter, and Xmass Quarter. The entries in these ten pages are the earliest, dating from 1690 to 1708, and provide a fascinating glimpse into the economy and financial obligations of the citizenry of this time.The volume is then turned over again and the entries pick up at page [v] continuing to page 115 with entries for rents and mortgages collected in the parish of Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton district, Somerset, England. Nearly all of the pages are full, but primarily, only the odd-numbered pages were used. These entries are dated 1690 to 1709 and 1720 to 1755. Written in a clear hand, with the entries by 1755 being noticeably larger and more heavily inked. While many entries are written in the first person -- Ã’Then I rec'd the first rent myselfÉÓ -- the identity of the individual or individuals making the entries is not recorded. The financial entries for 1720 on appear to be by a different individual than those of 1690 through 1709.The text as a whole provides a fascinating glimpse into the economy and financial obligations of the citizenry of Norton Fitzwarren, providing important and valuable information as to the cost of living at the end of the Seventeenth Century to the mid-point of the Eighteenth Century in one English parish. Many of the same names appear for the 65 recorded years of rents and mortgages, and by consulting parish records one can see the relationships between the citizens through marriages; the life cycle of the parish through births and deaths.

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        Palermo antica Thesaurus Antiquitatum et Historiarum Siciliae, Sardiniae et Corsicae Aliarumque Adjacentium - Volumen Decimun Quartum

      Peter Vander Aa, Leida - Volume Quattordicesimo Della Ricercata e Fondamentale Opera sulla Sicilia Contenente Le Opere Di Palermo di Inveges Mongitore Ciascuna Con Proprio Frontespizio E Numerazione: 2 C.b. c.b., Occhiello, 1°Frontespizio Dell'opera "Thesaurus.", 2° Frontespizio ".Augustini Inveges Panormus Antiqua.", 9 pp., 448 Col. + 4 Tav. + 14 pp. Indice, 3° Frontespizio "Antonini Mongitoris Sacrae Domus Mansionis SS. Trinitatis Urbis Panormi.", 6 pp. + 188 Col. + 4 pp. Indice, 4° Frontespizio "Josephi Vincentii Auriae Notitia Historica Originis et Antiquitatis Cephaledis.", 4 pp. + 62 Col. + 4 pp. Indice, 5° Frontespizio "Hieronymo Ragusa Elogia Siculorum Memoria Literis.", 3 pp. +76 Col. + 3 pp. Indice, 6° Frontespizio "Benedicti Cochorellae Tremitanae Diomedae Insulae Dascriptio.", 2 pp. + 32 Col. + 1 pp. Indice, 7° Frontespizio "Palladii Fusci De Situ Orae Illyrici Joannis Lucii De Regno Illyrici.", 2 pp. + 54 Col. + 2 pp. Indice, 8° Frontespizio "Joannis Lucii Inscriptiones Dalmaticae.", 2 pp. + 48 Col., 2 C.b., Per La Bibliografia Vedi Graesse III 128; Brunet II, 1690; Mira I, 448; Narbone I, 136/142. Ottimo Esemplare, Carta Fresca E Frusciante, Difficile Trovare Esemplari In Questo Stato, Gli Unici Difetti Sono Presenti Nella Legatura, Qualche Carta Brunita, Legatura Coeva In Mezza Pelle Dorso A 7 Cordoni Con Fregi In Oro,tagli Marmorizzati, Evidenti Mancanze Al Dorso

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        Hurlothrumbo: or, The Super-Natural. As it is Acted at the New-Theatre, in the Hay-Market

      Printed for T. Wotton and J. Shuckburgh. First 8vo edition, preceded the same year by a 4to edition.. Some browning and minor foxing; fine copy.. Rothschild 1214. 8vo, modern sprinkled calf period style by Bernard Middleton, red morocco label, gilt lettering. An eccentric but successful light opera by an eccentric author and dancing master from Cheshire, originally preformed at the Haymarket Theatre as Hurlothrumbo, or, News from Terra Australis Incognita, with the Whimsical Flights of My Lord Flame. The play was the first success staged at the Haymarket, running 29 performances, with Johnson (1690-1773), playing his own lead, Lord Flame. ?Johnson's play was much ridiculed, for instance in James Miller's Harlequin Horace (1729) and Henry Fielding's The Author's Farce (1730), but it caught the fancy of Londoners for a while: it is even said that a Hurlothrumbo Society was formed? - DNB online. For the remainder of his life, Johnson often referred to himself as Lord Flame, and Hurlothrumbo became a word (though not so recognized by the OED) that meant confusion.

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        Histoire de Dom Jean de Palafox, Eveque d’Angelopolis, & depuis d’Osme. Et Des differens qu’il a eus avec les P P. Jesuites (1690).

      Ohne Ort, 1690. - Lebens- und Wirkungsgeschichte des spanischen Theologen und Kirchenhistorikers Juan de Palafox y Mendoza (1600 – 1659). Palafox empfing 1629 die Priesterweihe und wurde 1639 zum Bischof von Puebla de los Angeles (Angelopolis) in Mexiko ernannt. Seine Amtstätigkeit war begleitet von heftigen Auseinandersetzungen mit den Jesuiten in Mexiko, deren Privilegien seiner Meinung nach die bischöfliche Gewalt in unzulässiger Weise beeinträchtigten. Die beiderseitig lebhaft geführte Auseinandersetzung wurde von Papst Innocenz X durch ein Breve vom 14. März 1648 vorläufig beigelegt. Als Vize-König von Neuspanien war Palafox auch für Berichte von und nach China verantwortlich und entwickelte ein besonderes Interesse für die chinesische Kultur und Lebensweise; seine Abhandlung „Historia de la conquista de la China por el Tartaro" kann als eines der ersten umfassenderen Werke zur Geschichte Chinas gelten. 1650 kehrte Palafox als Minister des Konzils von Aragon nach Spanien zurück und wurde hier 1653 zum Bischof von Osma ernannt. Hier starb er 1659. 1726 wurde für Palafox ein Kanonisationsprozeß eingeleitet, der allerdings erst im Jahre 2011 (!) mit der Seligsprechung durch Papst Benedikt XVI zum Abschluß gebracht wurde (Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon, Band 3. Augsburg 1869, S. 397; Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon, Bd. 6, 1993, Sp. 1.443 ff.). französich 1200 Für das Alter ungewöhnlich guter Zustand; Seiten sauber und nicht gebräunt sowie weitestgehend fleckenfrei (lediglich wenige einzelne Seiten etwas randfleckig); Papier noch sehr gut erhalten; lediglich wenige Seiten mit minimalen Randläsionen. In toto sehr gutes, nahezu tadelloses Exemplar dieses kirchenhistorisch aufschlußreichen, als Original sonst kaum erhältlichen Werkes (very good copy; copie tres bonne). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Fachliteratur: Theologie und Kirchengeschichte). Neuer schwarzer Halblederband (Original-Büffelleder) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel; Buchdeckel in rötlicher Marmorierung und mit Lederecken; farbige Vorsätze; rötlich marmorierter Buchschnitt. Mit Titelvignette sowie Textvignetten.

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        HISTOIRE DE DOM JEAN DE PALAFOX, eve^que d'Angelopolis & d'Osme: et des differens qu'il a eus avec les Jesuites.

      S/imp. S.l., 1690 - . 13,5 cm. [22] 548 [2] pág. Enc. en pergamino, cortes jaspeados. *Interesante estudio sobre la figura de Juan Palafoz y Mendoza (1600-1659), obispo de la Puebla de los Ángeles, administrador del arzobispado de México y que llegó a ser virrey de Nueva España durante unos meses. La primera parte es una biografía de Juan Palafox, la segunda es una relación entre Palafox y los jesuitas, la tercera relata los hechos de Palafox siendo obispo de Osma y la última contiene tres cartas: una al Papa Inocencio X el 25 de mayo de 1647, la segunda la dedica a Felipe IV y la tercera es la que dirige al Papa Inocencio X el 8 de enero de 1649. Jesuitas. Historia de América Història d'Amèrica Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Canaan, or The Land of Promise, Possessed by the Children of Israel and Travelled through by our Saviour Jesus Christ; and His Apostles

      Moxon, Joseph, Amsterdam 1690 - Size : 323x472 (mm), 12.75x18.625 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Kst.- Karte, aus "Mercurio Geografico" v. G. Widman n. Sanson bei G.G. Rossi, "L' America Settentrionale .. 1677".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, um 1690, 39 x 54. Burden, Mapping of America, Bd. 2, Nr. 491 ( 1. Zustand. - First state ); Tooley, California as an Island, Nr. 42. . Oben links eine dek. Titelkartusche mit fig. Allegorien. Zeigt Nordamerika ohne Ausführung der Westküste mit Californien als Insel (Sanson Typ ). -

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        Opera.] Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera, ad manuscriptos codices Vaticanos, Gallicanos, Belgicos, &c. nec-non ad editiones veteres emendata. Studio et labore monachorum Ordinis S. Benedicti, e Congregatione S. Mauri.

      Paris, Jean-Baptiste Coignard, 1686-1690. - 2 Bde. (26) SS., 1618 Spp., (47) SS. (12) SS., 1224 Spp., (53), (2) SS., LXIV, 614 Spp., (12) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz (S. Thomassin nach Boulogne), 2 (wdh.) gest. Titelvignetten, 3 großen gest. Kopfstücken und 3 gest. figuralen Initialen. Blindgepr. Schweinslederbände der Zeit auf 6 Doppelbünden mit doppelten goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Folio (285:412 mm). "Ganz neue Recension und beste Ausgabe" (Ebert). Insgesamt vierte Gesamtausgabe der Werke des Hl. Ambrosius (340-397), Bischof von Mailand und einer der vier großen lateinischen Kirchenlehrer. Die vorliegende Edition von J. du Friche und N. le Nourry, die auch der bei Migne abgedruckten zugrundeliegt, ist bekannt als die der Mauriner, einer Benediktiner-Reformkongregation, die in der Pariser Abtei Saint-Germain-des-Prés ihren Sitz hatte und sich durch zahlreiche kritische Ausgaben der Kirchenväterliteratur verdient machte. Die schönen Einbände mit prägnanter Rollen-Blindprägung (Bogenfriese mit Knospen, Rankenwerk, Kugeln im Ornamentwerk; Rosetten-, Feuerrad- und Dentelle-Einzelstempel; das Mittelfeld mit Eckfleurons und großem maureskem Ornamentstempel) etwas fleckig bzw. berieben; Rücken mit geringfügigen Wurmspuren. Innen leicht gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Am Titel zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk der Wiener Unbeschuhten Augustiner; entspr. spätere hs. Bibliothekssignatur am Vorsatz und hs. Signaturschildchen am Rücken. Goldsmith (BM-French 17) A 363. Wetzer/Welte I, 700. Ebert 497.

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        Isola e Citta di Cartagena nell America

      1690 - Size : 124x224 (mm), 4.875x8.875 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Traité de la Lumiere. Où sont expliquées les Causes de ce qui luy arrive dans la Reflexion, & dans la Refraction. Et particulierement dan l'etrange Refraction du Cristal d'Islande...Avec un Discours de la Cause de la Pesanteur

      Woodcut device on general & divisional titles and numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. General title printed in red & black. 4 p.l., 124, [2], 125-128, [2], 129-180 pp. 4to, cont. vellum over boards. Leyden: P. vanderAa, 1690. First edition of one of the great classics of optics. This book contains Huygens' classical formulation of optical phenomena in terms of the wave theory of light, opposing the corpuscular theory advanced by Newton. Huygens showed how all points of a wave front originate partial waves and thereby propagate further wave motion. Thus reflection and refraction of light could also be explained. By the same means the complicated phenomena of double refraction and the polarization by double refraction were also explained. Huygens' wave theory of light remained unaccepted for over 100 years until Thomas Young used it to explain optical interference. The second part of this book -- the Discours de la Cause de la Pesanteur -- contains Huygens' mechanical explanation of gravity. His "point of view was that gravity should not be attributed to a quality or propensity of bodies, but should be explained, like every other natural process, in terms of motion."-Wolf, I, p. 164. This copy belongs to the issue in which Huygens' initials are on the title rather than his full name (no priority established). A fine and fresh copy. ❧ Dibner, Heralds of Science, 146. En Français dans le Texte 125. Evans, First Editions of Epochal Achievements in the History of Science (1934), 32. Horblit 54. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 111. .

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        Lochabria

      c1690 1690 - Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Size: 52 x 43 cm. (20½ x 17 inches) Fine condition. Mounted size: 73 x 66 cm A beautiful Blaeu style map with galleons in the sea.

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        Histoires des perruques.

      Aux dépens de l'auteur 1690 - - Aux dépens de l'auteur, A Paris 1690, In 8 (9,5x17cm), (24) 544pp. (1), relié. - Edition originale. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs très orné. Mors supérieur infimement fendu et ouvert en queue. Assez bon exemplaire. Il s'agit du tout premier écrit d'envergure sur le sujet. Cette histoire des perruques et des coiffes, mais aussi du port de la barbe et de la teinte des cheveux (de l'Antiquité au XVIIe) fut écrite en outre de manière à prouver aux écclésiatiques qu'ils devaient abandonner le port de la perruque qui s'était incroyablement répandu au XVIIe siècle.'.les ouvrages de ce théologien sont remplis d'érudition et abondant en détails curieux.et sont devenus rare' (Brunet V, 819-820). Ouvrage fort intéressant, plein de renseignements précieux sur le sujet. (24) 544pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité de la lumière

      Leiden: Pieter van der Aa,, 1690. Où sont expliquées les causes de ce qui luy arrive dans la reflexion, & dans la refraction. Et particulierement dans l'etrange refraction du cristal d'islande … Avec un discours de la cause de la pesanteur. Small quarto (189 × 157 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, neatly rebacked to style with red morocco label. General title printed in red and black, second part with separate title, continuously paginated, both titles with woodcut printer's device, woodcut headpieces and initials, 89 woodcut diagrams in text, a few repeated. Some imperceptible paper restoration to old wormholes in the gutter not affecting text, text generally clean and fresh, an excellent copy. First edition of Huygens's path breaking exposition of his wave or pulse theory of light. Huygens had developed his theory in 1676 and 1677, and completed his Traité in 1678. He read portions of it to the Academy the following year but left it unpublished until publication of Newton's Principia in 1687 and a visit to 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 ..." (DSB). His wave theory of light was in opposition to the corpuscular theory of light advanced by Newton, and was eventually completed and confirmed by Young and Fresnel over a century later. The titles in this copy are in the probably earlier state, bearing only the author's initials (C.H.D.Z.), as in the large-paper copy described by Horblit.

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        Amerique Septentrionale

      Chez Pierre Mariette, Paris 1690 - Among the most important French maps of North America of the second half of the 17th century, produced by the country's most esteemed family of cartographers. This very influential map was the official successor to Nicolas Sanson's 1650 map of North America. When Nicolas Sanson, regarded as the father of the renaissance of cartography under Louis XIV, died in July, 1667, he left his flourishing business under the charge of his eldest son Guillaume. The younger Sanson continued his father's partnership with the Mariette family, who were prominent Parisian printers. Guillame was determined to publish a new, updated edition of his father's Cartes Generales de toutes parties du Monde, the first French general atlas, originally published in 1657. The map of North America that appeared in the atlas, although masterful, was now considered to be geographically outdated. The present map, which appeared in the second edition of the atlas, featured updated toponymy, and is geographically based on Nicolas Sanson's wall map of 1666 (of which only two copies survive). While California is shown to be an island, in line with popular perception, unlike the map from 1650, it no longer attempts to build a geographical mythology in the place of the Pacific Northwest, which was then totally unknown. Appropriately the magnificent baroque title cartouche, which features swags and ribbons held aloft by putti, has been placed to fill this enigmatic space. Cartographically the map appears to be based on Sanson's maps of "Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France" and "Le Nouveau Mexique, et La Floride." Lake Erie is shown in a recognizable form and the entire Great Lakes network is shown in greater detail than his father's map, although the western lakes are still open-ended. On the East coast, Long Island is shown and the shape of the Outer Banks is improved. Several Indian tribes are identified in New Mexico where the R. del Norte (Rio Grande) mistakenly flows from an interior lake and empties into the Mar Vermeio ou Mer Rouge (Gulf of California). Iceland now appears in the Atlantic, as well as a bit of Britain. The map proved to be highly successful, and was sourced on numerous occasions by other mapmakers. The present copy is an example of Burden's second state of the map, with the date changed to 1690 in the cartouche and with additional place names and other changes: ".with minor alterations Terre de Jesso and Conibas inserted but without a coastline. Detroit d'Anian placed immediately above California and a few changes in spelling . New Albion is inserted in the north of the island, and New York replaces [New] Amsterdam" (Tooley). Burden, The Mapping of North America 404 (second state); McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 669.4; cf. McLaughlin, California as an Island, 45; cf. Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America , 399; Tooley, "California as an Island," 9 in Tooley, The Mapping of America. Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline.

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        Etsi, Quas Habet Paries, Interiecto Fenestae Spatio Videantur Seiunctae. . .

      Dominici de Rossi, Rome 1690 - Image Size : 500x665 (mm), 19.625x26.125 (Inches), Platemark Size : 515x680 (mm), 20.25x26.75 (Inches), Paper Size : 555x735 (mm), 21.875x28.875 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

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        Nova et Accurata Iaponiae Terrae Isonis ac Insularum adjacentium (Japan/Korea)

      P. Schenk & G. Valk, Amsterdam 1690 - Engraving with outline hand color. Re-issue by Schenk & Valk of Jansson's 1658 map. Sheet size: 20 1/2 x 24 1/4". Inventory#: p1209pmat.

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        Mare del Nord.

      Venice 1690 - Wonderful example of important 17th century map of America. Crisp and strong impression., Size : 447x612 (mm), 17.625x24.125 (Inches), Black & White

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        An Essay concerning Humane Understanding

      London: for Thomas Basset, and sold by Edw. Mory,, 1690. In Four Books. Folio (320 × 194 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, red sprinkled edges, red morocco label added to style. Housed in a dark brown cloth slipcase. Armorial bookplate of Viscount Hood. Extremities and joints skilfully restored, single wormhole in lower margin throughout (occasionally closed) below the text, a few trivial marks, but a very good copy, clean and fresh. First edition, Basset issue (traditionally considered the second) with the "ss" of Essay reversed, and with the typographical ornament unaligned. John Stuart Mill described Locke as "the unquestioned founder of the analytic philosophy of mind". Though it startled contemporaries by its denial of innatism, the Essay was founded on earlier philosophers, notably Hobbes, though Locke's account was far more thoroughly worked out, and such features as the distinction in book 3 between real and nominal essences were entirely new. "Perhaps the most original aspect of the Essay is, however, the conception of philosophy which it embodies. Locke abandoned the whole enterprise of first philosophy as practised from Aristotle to Descartes: he did not see himself as laying a metaphysical foundation on which natural philosophers could then build, but rather (as he put it in the 'Epistle to the Reader') 'as an Under-Labourer … clearing Ground a little, and removing some of the Rubbish, that lies in the way to Knowledge' (Drafts for the Essay, 10) … Locke's philosophy was immensely influential in the eighteenth century, not least in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, where it soon replaced the scholastic doctrines in which Locke had been educated … Locke was seen as having given a plain unmetaphysical account of the workings of the human mind that could serve as a complement to Newton's account of the physical universe" (ODNB). This issue has the Thomas Basset imprint; the other has the Elizabeth Holt imprint, and the "ss" of Essay correctly printed. Both issues have been championed as having priority, but recent scholarship indicates that priority of issue cannot be established: in his introduction to the Clarendon Press edition of the Essay, Peter Nidditch reverses his former opinion that the Holt imprint is the sign of a first issue, and John Attig's bibliography records it as a variant.

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        Les Mémoires de Messire Jacques de Chastenet, Chevalier, Seigneur de Puységur, Colonel du Régiment de Piedmont, & Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roy. Sous les Règnes de Louis XIII & de Louis XIV. Avec des Instructions Militaires

      Abraham Wolfgang, Amsterdam, Suivant la Copie de Paris 1690 - Deux tomes en un volume in-12 (140 x 82 mm), (12) ff. - 524 pp., vélin crème rigide, dos lisse, titre calligraphié, tranches mouchetées (reliure d’époque). Edition parue la même année que l’édition originale de Paris, ornée d’un portrait de l’auteur et d’une planche dépliante de généalogie avec blasons. Brunet, 6, 23749. (menus défauts, quelques traces sur la reliure, rousseurs). // Two volumes bound in one 12o (140 x 82 mm), (12) ff. - 524 pp., hard cream vellum, smooth spine, calligraphic title, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Edition published the same year as the first edition of Paris, illustrated with the portrait of the author and a folding plate of genealogy with coat of arms. Brunet, 6, 23749. (minor defects, some stains on binding, spots).

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        Bosforo Tracio hoggide Canale de Constantinopoli (Canal of Constantinople/Turkey)

      Venice - Black-and-white engraving. Circa 1690. Sheet size: 18 7/8 x 25". Inventory#: p1223pmat. 0

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        Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo.

      Venecia 1690 - Engraved map.Black and white.49x72 cms.Fine map published in the atlas Corso Geographico Universale by the most important geographer in Venice during XVII century.Coronelli published several atlases with maps of all parts of the world and withmany accurate details.The map has restoration in the central part.

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        Contrats de mariages de l'an 1258 jusqu'en 1619.

      1690 - Manuscrit, s.l.n.d. (fin XVIIe siècle), in-folio; veau brun d¿époque, dos à 6 nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées de rouge. [circa] 389 ff. ms., 12 ff. blancs. Contient par exemple : "Contract de mariage entre Jean surnommé Tristan fils de sainct Louis et Jolande fille d'Eude duc de Bourgogne, du mois de juin 1258." "Contract de mariage entre Jean de Bourbon comte de la Marche, avec Catherine de Vendosme du 28 septembre 1364." "Contract de mariage entre François de Bourbon comte de Vendosme avec Marie de Luxembourg comtesse de Sainct Pol du 3 aoust 1487." "Contract de mariage entre Charles duc de Lorraine, avec Claude de France, du 19 janvier 1559." "Articles du mariage entre Henry quatriesme roy de France et de Navarre, et Marie de Medicis, 1600." "Contrat de Mariage du Prince d'Espagne, avec Madame Elizabeth de France". Grandes marges intérieures et extérieures. Mors et coiffes restaurés, plats légèrement frottés, mouillures dans la marge intérieure n'affectant pas le texte mais fragilisant légèrement certains feuillets. PHOTO DISPONIBLE SUR DEMANDE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Estates de Pologne Subdivisses suinant l'Estendue des Palatinats

      Paris 1690 - Estates de Pologne Subdivisses suinant l'Estendue des Palatinats Large scale map of Poland and Lithuania, including the surrounding bordering regions of Hungary, Austria and Russia. Rivers, lakes, forest, mountains and major cities and towns are depicted. A decorative title cartouche is at the top left corner, and a cartouche with a distance key is shown at the top right corner. Very brilliant original coloring. Born in Avignon, Alexis-Hubert Jaillot came to Paris in 1657 with his brother Simon, and both became sculptors. In 1664, Jaillot married the daughter of Nicolas Berey, an established mapmaker, and soon joined his father-in-law in the trade. Within a few years, Jaillot became the successor to Nicolas Sanson, the greatest French mapmaker of the seventeenth century. In 1669, Jaillot undertook the re-engraving, enlarging and re-publishing of the Sanson maps in sheet form and in atlases, sparing no effort to fill the gap in the map trade left by the destruction of Blaeu's printing establishment in Amsterdam in 1672-one of the most productive cartographic establishment in the Netherlands. Jaillot redrew Sanson's maps with many additions and corrections and fresh embellishments. Jaillot's maps are considered to be among the most decorative ever done. They are justly famed for their large size and baroque ornamentation, and do considerable justice to their maker who was the court geographer to Louis XIV. In 1690, Pierre Mortier began to publish Sanson's and Jaillot's maps from his Amsterdam firm. SANSON, N and JAILLOT, A.H. Paris, 1690 622 x 699 mm Original color Very minor discoloration on the lower left paper margin, otherwise excellent condition

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        VOIAGE DU MONDE DE DESCARTES

      Paris: Chez la Veuve de Simon Be'nard, ruë saint Jacques, vis-à-vis le College de Loüis le Grand,. 1690. 12mo, pp. [1-18] [1-10] 11-437 [438: errata] [439-440: blank], one inserted folded double plate, 18 woodcut illustrations in the text,. contemporary mottled calf, red morocco title piece affixed to spine panel, all edges stained red.. Calf scuffed at extremities, two tiny worm holes in spine panel,. professionally re-cased with new endpapers, owner's name clipped from. top edge of front fly leaf, tiny marginal chip from lower corner of. leaf H6, larger marginal chip from lower corner of leaf I2 (neither. touching text), contemporary owner's name partially erased from recto. of title leaf, small ink stain to same, still a remarkably clean copy. of this classic work in an attractive contemporary binding. There are. two extra copies of the folding plate inserted in this copy. (#66858). First edition. A popular work reprinted on at least four occasions in Europe by 1739 and translated into English as A VOYAGE TO THE WORLD OF CARTESIUS (1692). "An ingenious satire on Descartes' system of vortices put into the form of a cosmic voyage through the Cartesian universe." - Gibson and Patrick, "Utopias and Dystopias, 1500-1750" in Gibson, St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography (1961) 662. "One of the earliest interplanetaries of all, based on the theories of Descartes; Spirit voyages to the moon, peopled by those passed on from their lives on Earth, and then to a cosmos operated on Cartesian principles. Most of the latter part of the book is in the form of an illustrated dissertation." - Locke, Voyages in Space 006. "... the aim of the work is to spread the information about the principal philosophical debates of the time ... Nonetheless, the use of the narrative expedient of the voyage to the Moon is an interesting device which places Daniel in the sixteenth-century tradition of Wilkins, Godwin and Cyrano (to whom specific reference is made). - Fortunati and Trousson (editors), Dictionary of Literary Utopias, pp. 673-4. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 20-1. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 298. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 50 (citing a later 1694 British edition). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 13 (describing the 1692 British edition). Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 255 (recording 5 copies of this edition). Nicolson, Voyages to the Moon, pp. 202-3. Bleiler (1978), p. 56 (listing the 1692 British edition).

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

      Jean-Baptiste Nolin, Paris 1690 - 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. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour.

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        ESOPE EN BELLE HUMEUR OU DERNIERE TRADUXION ET AUGMENTACION DE SES FABLES En Prose & En Vers.

      Antoina Michils, Amsterdam 1690 - The very rare first edition; pp. [3-14), 15-360, [9]. Title page printed in red and black, preface, Esope in Belle Humeur (printed in red and black), La Vie D'Esope (The life of Aesop); Censure de L'Ordinaire. Numerous woodcut vignette illustrations in the text, plus head and tail pieces, the first vignette to the La Vie D'Esope page shows Aesop dancing between apes playing stringed instruments and in the background his murder is depicted. There is no frontispiece plate in this copy, but otherwise is complete. Later (Victorian) full mottled sheep binding with burgundy title label to the spine; binding very good with a little gentle wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight; a little edge-wear to the title page, which has a small old paper repair to the base, a few pages with short edge-tears. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. Size: 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Idea dell Universo

      Venice, circa 1690 - Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718) Idea dell Universo Venice, circa 1690 Hand-colored copperplate engraving; two panels 26 ½" x 34 ½" framed(each page separately framed) Condition: Very good, later color Coronelli’s maps and globe gores represent the most complete geographical knowledge of the world in the late 17th century. Coronelli was a cleric and encyclopedist with a particular interest in geography and cartography. He was author of more than 140 titles and produced several hundred maps over his lifetime. As Royal Cartographer to King Louis XIV, Coronelli had complete access to the most current documentation sent from the colonies to the French Academy of Sciences. Accordingly, his maps contain many legends that comment on the most important explorations and discoveries. After serving Louis XIV, Coronelli returned to Venice in 1684 and founded the Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, a geographical society with membership drawn from the aristocracy and church hierarchy. One year later he was appointed Cosmographer to the Republic of Venice. This vibrantly colored celestial chart represents an accounting of the major astronomical and astrological theories at the beginning at the end of the 17th century. In the center of the chart is a large celestial planisphere incorporating the rotations of the planets and signs of the zodiac, which is surrounded by 4 blowing wind heads and 5 planetary diagrams. The border is comprised of 28 smaller illustrations of solar and lunar eclipses, terrestrial maps, astrological charts - including a chart indicating which zodiacal signs govern the various parts of the body.

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        Nova Orbis Tabula, in Lucem Edita, A. F. De Wit. Amstelodami cum Privilegio Potentiss D. Dominorum Ordinum Hollandia et Westrische.

      De Wit, c 1690, Amsterdam: - A most attractive double hemisphere map of the world, with smaller polar insets. Handsomely decorated with allegorical vignettes of the four seasons in the border. The first edition of the map is recorded as Shirley 451- he records the 2nd state adding a border & some cherubs to the plate as well as Nova Guinea and Quiri Regio on the left hand hemisphere. This edition, (Shirley 499) is further altered in that California as an island has a pointed tip (instead of a flat top), and by the insertion ot some of the Great Lakes instead of the single open-ended inland sea shown previously. De Wit was granted privilege in 1688, and included a line to that effect under the title. Australia is illustrated post-Tasman, showing the tip of Tasmania & Cape York Peninsula, the full West coast of Australia. The bottom of Cape Horn is the only geographical feature on the Antarctic polar projection. Copper engraving with old color refreshed. Size: 48 x 57 cm. (19 x 22½ in.) [HxW]. Bottom center fold strengthened, with small margin tear strengthened. Overall in very good condition. A most attractive world map. References: Shirley, R.W. (World) 499. See 451 for first edition plate 333. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte fin all' anno 1688

      V. M. Coronelli, Venice 1690 - A superlative impression of Coronelli's important and innovative map: a cornerstone map of North America and the American west. 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. He published two atlases, the Atlante Veneto (Venice, 1691) and the Isolario (1696-98), and compiled the first encyclopedia to be arranged alphabetically. This magnificent map of North America, published in the Atlante Veneto, is widely considered to be one of Coronelli's finest maps, and is cartographically similar to the scene depicted on his famous globe of 1688. Printed initially on two separate sheets, the present example has been carefully joined to form a wonderful unified image. The map is beautifully preserved in its uncoloured state, as originally intended. Artistically, it is a masterpiece of late Baroque engraving. Its title cartouche, featuring scenes of gods blessing this era of European expansion evinces the sumptuous style of Coronelli's Venice. Finely engraved scenes of native Americans and real or imagined beasts adorn the land and seas. Apart from displaying a fine aesthetic sense, Coronelli has rendered the continent with far greater geographical detail than his contemporaries, having benefited enormously from his favour at the French court and his publishing partnership with Paris cartographer Jean-Baptiste Nolin. The Great Lakes are drawn with unrivalled accuracy, drawing on information gleaned in 1673 by the Quebecois explorer Louis Jolliet, and his traveling companion, the French-born Jesuit Jacques Marquette. The Mississippi basin is rendered with great detail, reflecting French discoveries, most notably those by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle on his first expedition of 1679-82. This map depicts La Salle's dramatic misplacement of the mouth of the Mississippi 600 miles to the west of its true location. Importantly, it is on the western portion of the map where Coronelli has added the most significant amount of new information, drawn mostly from a highly important manuscript map by Diego Dionisio de Peñalosa Briceño y Berdugo, which included numerous previously unrecorded place names and divided the Rio Grande into the Rio Norte and the Rio Bravo in the south. The manuscript map was probably originally prepared by Peñalosa between 1671 and 1687 as part of his attempts to interest the French King Louis XIV in his plans to mount a military expedition against New Spain. The most prominent geographical detail of the map is California's appearance as a massive island, this map being one of the best renderings of this beloved misconception. The precise geographical details are enlivened by the presence of numerous captions noting discoveries or details of the terrain. "Although continuing serious errors such as depicting California as an island and his incorrect drawing of the Mississippi River, Coronelli's career marked a step forward through the slow but steady recording of the explorations that brought Texas into the limelight of European politics" (Martin & Martin). Burden, The Mapping of North America II, 643; Burden, Mapping the West, pp.43-47; Cumming, The Exploration of North America, p.148; Leighly, California as an Island , 88; Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest , p.87, plate 12; McLaughlin, California as an Island, 103; Portinaro & Knirsch, The Cartography of North America, pl.CII; Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p. 795; Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 548; Tooley, The Mapping of America p.125 ; Cf.

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        Ostende in Flandern ».

      Eau-forte - coloriée anciennement au pinceau et encadrée. L'une des vues anciennes les plus spectaculaires d'Ostende. Elle a été dessinée par Friedrich Bernhard Werner [1690-1776], gravée par Wolffy et publiée en 1729 à Augsbourg par Probst. Avec une légende en allemand. Très beau tirage.

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        Neue Garten-Lust: das ist Gründliche Vorstellung wie ein Lust-Küchen und Baum Garten unter unserem Teutschen Climate füglich anzurichten

      [Leipzig]: Moriss Georg Weidmann, 1690 - First edition of the most important late seventeenth century German work on gardening, by Heinrich Hesse, overseer of the Electoral Gardens in Mainz, who specifically adapted French notions of garden design to German conditions, and whose work remained influential through the mid-eighteenth century (further editions in 1696, 1706, 1714, and 1740). Rare (GARDENING) First edition. Small 4to. Title page printed in red and black. With 10 engraved (2 folding) plates. Collation: )(4 A-3I4. [1-8] (title, preface, signed "Theodorus Phytologus"), 1-416 (text), [i-xxiv] (three registers, i.e., table of contents and two indexes) pp. Contemporary vellum. Owner signature of "D:E: v Stiedtencron" on the title-page lower right, "H v. Stiedencron" on front flyleaf. Small piece of bottom corner of front flyleaf torn away, a couple of minor paper flaws in margins, a very good, fresh copy of an uncommon book. OCLC records 3 existing copies: HAB Wolfenbüttel, Dumbarton Oaks, N.Y. Botanical Garden. The copy in the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek Weimar is reported destroyed in the 2004 fire [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historia naturalis helvetiae curiosa, oder historische Erzällung deren natürlichen Curiositäten oder Seltsamkeiten in denen helvetischen, oder eydtgnössischen Landen. In VII Abteilungen begreifenlich verfasst. Aus dem Lateinischen in das Teutsche übersetzt, verbessert, und vermehret. Aus dem Orig(inal) M(anu)sk(ript) abcopirt von Melchior Mantz von Saletz. (Deutsche Handschrift des späten 17. Jahrhunderts).

      1690 - Ca. 1690. Klein-4°. 234 S., 3 n.n. S. Register. Grüner Halblederband um 1820 mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Siehe Haller I, 1039 (für die gedruckte, lateinische Ausgabe). - Kopie nach der deutschen Übersetzung von Wagners 1680 in lateinischer Sprache gedruckten schweizerischen Naturgeschichte. Beschreibt die Entstehung der Helvetier und ihre Charakteristiken, die Alpen, Gletscher, Bäder, die Tierwelt, mit einem interessanten Kapitel der Schweizer Drachen, Fauna, Geologie und die in der Schweiz beobachteten Himmelserscheinungen und Meteoriten. Zwischen Seite 54 und 55 sieben Seiten in lateinischer Sprache über die "Thermae badenses". Sehr gut lesbare, saubere Handschrift. - Wenige Seiten etwas fleckig. Mit zwei gestochenen Exlibris: "Robert James Shuttleworth" und "G. Wüthrich" auf den Vorsätzen. Sprache: Deutsch Grüner Halblederband um 1820 mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera [omnia]. Post Horstium denuo recognita [.] secundis curis Domni Johannis Mabillon [.] e Congregatione S. Mauri.

      Paris, (Jean-Baptiste Guignard, Thomas Moette, Pierre Auboyn), Pierre Delaunay, 1690. - 2 Bde. (29) Bll., 400 Spp., (401-)406 SS., 407-702 Spp., (703-)716 SS., 717-1260 Spp., (1261)-1266, 1267-1574, CXVIII Spp., (53) SS. (3) Bll., 1356 Spp., (17) Bll. Beide Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt und mit großer Holzschnittdruckermarke. Mit gest. Kopfstück und großer gest. Initiale. Französische Lederbände der Zeit auf 6 Bünden mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und hübscher Rücken- sowie Stehkantenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Folio (278:398 mm). Neuedition der erstmals 1667 von Jean Mabillon vorgelegten Werkausgabe; 1719 erschien eine dritte Ausgabe. Die vorliegende gilt als "editio ommnium aestimatissima" (Janauschek); so auch Ebert: "Wird der Ausgabe Paris 1719 [.] vorgezogen". Der Zisterzienser Bernhard von Clairvaux (1090-1150), einer der bedeutendsten Mystiker des Mittelalters, trat als Kreuzzugsprediger hervor und zählte zu Pierre Abaelards theologischen Gegnern. "Bernhards Mystik hat die Frömmigkeit der nächsten Jahrhunderte, auch die evangelische, nachhaltig beeinflußt. Bis in die neueste Zeit hat man Bernhard das sog. Passionssalve zugeschrieben [.], dem Paul Gerhardt 'O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden' nachgedichtet hat [.] In seinem Hauptwerk 'De consideratione ad Papam Eugenium' wandte sich Bernhard gegen das Machtstreben und die Weltherrschaft der Päpste und empfahl Eugen III., seinem früheren Schüler, Armut, Demut und Beschränkung auf das religiös-kirchliche Gebiet" (Bautz, BBKL I, 530ff.). - Gegen Ende etwas wurmspurig. Die ansprechenden Einbände mit Spuren fachmännischer Restaurierung. An den Titeln hs. Besitz- und Erwerbungsvermerke des Kamaldulenserklosters Insula Calvenata (frühes 18 Jh.), das die Bände als Geschenk von Henri-Louis Barrin de la Galissonière erhielt; der hintere Innendeckel des 1. Bands mit entspr. längerer Notiz. Brunet I, 796. Goldsmith B 612. Janauschek 1306. Ebert 1989 (falsch: "1696"). OCLC 55697858. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DESENGAÑO DE RELIGIOSOS.

      En Sevilla 1690 - [38], 814, 20] p. ; Fol. Pergamino época. Segunda impression. Texto a dos col. Port. con orla tip. Grab. calc. y escudo. Encuadernación deslucida. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesta Pontificum Romanorum a Sancto Petro Apostolorum Principe usque ad Innocentium XI

      Apud Ioannem Parè, 1687-1690 - Cinque volumi (il quarto e il quinto sono legati insieme) in-folio (365 x 254 mm.). Solide legature coeve in mezza pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso; tagli a spruzzo. Sul contropiatto anteriore ex-libris stampato: “Collegii SS. Rosarii”, idenficabile con il n. 235 della raccolta di Bragaglia, Gli ex-libris italiani, del Convento delle monache terziarie domenicane di Venezia. Frontespizi in caratteri rossi e neri. Numerossime illustrazioni calcografiche e silografiche (242 ritratti di pontefici, 50 tavole con monumenti sepolcrali, collezioni di monete), tra cui si segnala in particolare nell’ultimo volume il ritratto di Alessandro VIII di Isabella Piccini e Arnold van Westerhout. Testo su due colonne, finalini silografici. Esemplare in ottime condizioni di un’opera molto rara a reperirsi completa nei suoi cinque volumi e con il ritratto di Alessandro VIII. I: pp. (8), 426, (2), 2 cc. di tavole, salti di numerazione tra pp. 304 e 307, ripetute nella numerazione pp. 237-240, 257-258. Variante A con in occhiello cfr. ICCU, VEAE\003248. II: pp. (4), 112, coll. 113-760, 1 c. di tavola, salti di numerazione tra pp. 49 e 52, tra coll. 500 a 505, pp. 56-57 ripetute. III: pp. (4), coll. 804, 2 cc. di tavole, ripetute le coll. 609-610. IV: pp. (4), coll. 666, 3 cc. di tavole V: pp. (6), coll. 76, p. 77, coll. 78-79, pp. 78-192, (4), coll. 198-208, 1 c. con il ritratto calcografico di Alessandro VIII inciso da Isabella Piccini e Arnold van Westerhout. L’opera del Palazzi, professore di diritto canonico, arciprete della collegiata di S. Maria Mater Domini, autore anche dei Fasti ducali e della Virtù in gioco, non molto considerata dal Tiraboschi, che rileva comunque la magnificenza dell’edizione (Storia, IV, p. 532), è tuttavia una buona fonte per la messe di notizie e aneddoti sulle vite dei papi e dei lori familiari. Iccu, scheda 003244; BL, Catalogue of 17th Century Italian books, II, p. 642; Cicogna 3510 (notizie sulla famiglia Ottoboni). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 37 Disputationen.

      Zumeist Altdorf bzw. Jena, Heinrich Mayer bzw. Samuel Krebs' Erben, 1684-1690. - 1. Moller, Daniel Wilhelm (praes.). Disputationem circularem de Flav. Vopisco [.] publicae [ton historiophilon episkepsei] exponit Johannes Philippus Cramerus, Norimbergensis. Altdorf, Heinrich Mayer, 1687. 20 SS. VD 17, 12:136727Z. - 2. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Sex. Rufo [.] publico [.] offert Johannes Jacobus Sturmius, Deininga-Rhaetus. Ebd., 1687. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:156414L. - 3. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Ael. Spartiano [.] proponit Wilhelmus Fridericus Höchstetter, Nördlinga-Rhaetus. Ebd., 1687. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:164213M. - 4. Ders. Disputationem circularem de C. Jul. Caesare [.] publico [.] subjicit Philippus Jacobus Breyer, Oberbronna-Alsatus. Ebd., 1687. 52 SS. VD 17, 12:136865R. - 5. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Tito Livio [.] proponit Georgius Fridericus Schmid, Norimbergensis. Altdorf, Schönnerstädt., 1688. 48 SS. VD 17, 12:164216K. - 6. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Ael. Lampridio [.] exhibet Wolfgang Hieronymus Lottes, Norib. Altdorf, Heinrich Mayer, 1688. 12 SS. VD 17, 12:136773B. - 7. Ders. Disputationem circularem de C. Plinio Sec. [.] proponit Carolus Im-Hof. Ebd., 1688. 24 SS. VD 17, 12:136737F. - 8. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Jul. Capitolino [.] submittit Jodocus Chirstophorus Mayr, Norimb. Ebd., 1689. 12 SS. VD 17, 12:136776Z. - 9. Ders. Disputationem circularem de M. Val. Corv. Messalla [.] proponit Joh. Ferdinandus Weissbeck, Poson. Hungarus. Ebd., 1689. 20 SS. VD 17, 12:146103B (Variante mit Widmungsempfängern). - 10. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Treb. Pollione [.] submittit Frid. Wilhelm. Zenckius, Spira-Nemes. Ebd., 1689. 15, (1) SS. VD 17, 12:136784R. - 11. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Paulo Orosio [.] exponit Johannes Jacobus Feuerlinus, Norimb. Ebd., 1689. 24 SS. VD 17, 12:136814A. - 12. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Volcatio Gallic. [ ] proponit Balthasar Blosius, Norimb. Ebd., 1690. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:136820B. - 13. Ders. Disputationem circularem de S. Jul. Frontino [ ] exhibet Carol. Benedict. Geuder, ab Heroltsberg. Ebd., 1690. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:164225H. - 14. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Jornande [.] proponit Johannes Ericus Metzgerus. Ratisbon. Ebd., 1690. 28 SS. VD 17, 12:136739W. - 15. Ders. Disputationem circularem de L. Apulejo Mad. [ ] proponit David Stemler, Neustadiensis ad Orlam Variscus. Ebd., 1691. 40 SS. VD 17, 12:136852M. - 16. Ders. Disputationem circularem de J. C. Bulengero [ ] p. p. Georg. Christoph. Schultheiß, Norimbergensis. Ebd., 1691. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:136856S. - 17. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Corn. Nepote [.] p. p. pro viribus defendere annitetur Joh, Fridericus Runckel, Nidda-Hassus. Ebd., 1683. 32 SS. VD 17, 23:283217W. - 18. Ders. Disputationem circularem de C. Salustio Cr. [.] defendere conabitur Johannes Carolus Freund, Norimbergensis. Ebd., 1684. 28 SS. VD 17, 12:164106X. - 19. Ders. Disputationem circularem de L. Annaeo Floro [.] tueri conabitur Joh. Guil. Marchtrenckher, Durlaco-Marchicus. Ebd., 1684. 32 SS. VD 17, 1:045230X. - 20. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Justino [.] tuebitur Christoph Daniel Metzger, Posonio-Hungarus. Ebd., 1684. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:164125C. - 21. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Valer. Max. [ ] publicae ventilationi subjicit Andreas Seinßheimer, Noribergensis. Ebd., 1684. 32 SS. VD 17, 12:136759K. - 22. Ders. Disputationem circularem de C. Sueton. Tr. [ ] publice defendendam in se suscipiet Johannes Jacobus Pesler, Noribergensis. Ebd., 1685. 24 SS. VD 17, 1:047281W. - 23. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Vellejo Pat. [ ] examini subjicit Christophorus Laurus, Norimbergensis. Ebd., 1685. 28 SS. VD 17, 1:044074P. - 24. Ders. Disputationem circularem de S. Aurel. Vict. [ ] publico submittit examini Guilielmus Bechmannus, Norimbergensis. Ebd., 1685. 16 SS. VD 17, 12:164159C. - 25. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Eutropio [ ] publicae collationi subjicit Joh. Christoph. Hauer, Noribergens. Ebd., 1685. 24 SS. VD 17, 12:136764C. - 26. Ders. Disputationem circularem de Ammiano Mar. [ ] public

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        Vergel de plantas, e flores da Provincia da Madre de Deos dos Capuchos Reformados.

      Lisbon, Miguel Deslandes, 1690. - Woodcut vignette on title-page, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. (6 ll.), 479 pp. Folio (28.1 x 19.8 cm.), contemporary vellum, originally limp (board stiffeners, warped, new endpapers and leather ties recently added), Manuscript vertical title on spine, text block edges sprinkled red. Paper flaw in F3 costing a few letters, light marginal dampstaining at end, occasional light spotting. Overall in fine condition internally; very good overall. Stamp of the Casa de Cadaval in blank margins of title and 2 text pages. Small square printed paper shelf ticket of same with manuscript notations near upper outer corner of recto of second (older) front free endleaf. ---- FIRST and ONLY complete EDITION of this very rare chronicle of the province of Madre de Deos, Goa, with hundreds of pages on China, Macau, Cambodia and Ceylon. It begins with the arrival of Franciscan missionaries in Goa in 1540, providing also significant material on Cochim, Damão, Chaul and Diu. Chapter 4 is devoted to the activities of Capuchins in China (pp. 115-271), many in Macau, and pp. 149-264 are given over to a "Discriçam do Imperio da China," which includes comments on buildings, navigation, language, police, government, industry, etc. Chapter 5 deals with Malacca and Siam (pp. 272-98), Chapter 6 with Cambodia (pp. 298-354). Chapter 8 has sections on Moçambique (pp. 424-6) and Ceylon (pp. 426-9), and a biography of a Capuchin who was a Kaffir (pp. 439-41). Throughout the volume are extensive comments on churches (including their miraculous images) and on the missionary activity of individual Capuchins in Goa and elsewhere in Asia - many of these biographies are 6 to 10 pages long. While much has been written concerning Jesuit missions in this area, relatively little is known of the Capuchin work which this book details, including at the end a year-by-year chronicle from 1623 to 1679 with the names of the "guardians." Everywhere the Capuchins went they established schools, wrote books in the vernacular of the country, held public conferences with the learned heathen, and found their chief obstacle in the European traders, including the Portuguese. Fr. Jacinto made efforts to consult primary source material: "Com grande trabalho descobri o fogo escondido no poço da antiguidade, & obscura caverna do esquicimento por cartorios, & archivos, por informações, & papeis, que alguns particulares curiosos conservarão" ([cross]?3@v). Some of these documents are transcribed within the text.Born in Macau in 1612, Fr. Jacinto de Deus was a Capuchin who served as Provincial and a Deputy of the Inquisition in the province of Madre de Deos. He died in Goa in 1681; this work was edited and published posthumously by P. Fr. Amaro de Santo Antonio, provincial of Madre de Deos.During the eighteenth century Fr. Jacinto was harshly criticized for unnecessarily turning into Portuguese many words that the critics thought had adequate Portuguese equivalents. One critic suggested that the @Vergel das plantas should have been entitled @Sementeira de vocabulos latinos puerilmente aportuguezados. Innocêncio notes, however, that many of Fr. Jacinto's neologisms had been accepted into common Portuguese usage by the nineteenth century.---- Arouca D19. Innocêncio III, 238-9. @Bibliotheca Boxeriana 206. Cordier, @Indosinica 1952-3; @Sinica 37. Gonçalves 891. Civezza, @Saggio di bibliografia geografica storica etnografica Sanfrancescana 185: "Tutto il libro poi è ricco di notizie e documenti interessantissimi delle nostre Missioni nell' Indie Portoghesi, in Cina, in Concicina e nel Tonchino: libro molto raro e ricercatissimo," giving a list of the sections in the description of China (reprinted in Cordier), and noting that his copy, located with much difficulty, lacked the title and the first 11 pages. Barbosa Machado II, 462-3. Figanière 1452. JFB (1994) J1. Palha 2483: "Chronique @[small caps]rare et estimé." Pinto de Mattos (1970) p. 243. Xavier da Cunha, @Impressões deslandesianas I, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MANUSCRIPT MEMOIR OF M. LA VALLIER DES ROCHES, FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER, SPANNING THIRTY YEARS OF FRENCH INVOLVEMENT IN THE NEAR EAST, AFRICA, AND THE AMERICAS].

      [Np. ca. ]. 1690 - 127pp. numbered in contemporary manuscript, plus two pen-and-ink drawings, one of Carthagena and the other a map, "Plan de Ste. Marthe." Folio. Gathered signatures. Internally bright and clean. Near fine. In a half morocco and cloth box. A remarkable and extensive memoir composed by the career French naval officer, M. La Vallier des Roches, spanning nearly three decades of service in the Near East, Africa, and the Americas. From the papers of Michel Bégon (1638-1710). Bégon was a French civil servant and colonial administrator who served for a while in Canada, and then in the Caribbean at Martinique. In the 1680s he became intendent at Santo Domingo, and was later sent to Martinique for official duties. Later he was the intendent of the port of La Rochelle and gathered a great deal of intelligence for the French Crown. Des Roches' narrative is divided into seven main sections: the march of six thousand French soldiers to Hungary before the battle of St. Gothard; the seizure of the Dutch slave colony of Gorée off the African coast in 1678; an account of the taking of Tobago later in 1678; the disaster suffered by the French fleet under d'Estrées on its way to attack Curacao in August of 1678; a 1682 naval reconnaissance voyage along the coast of Central America; a French demonstration of force off the coast of Copenhagen in 1683; and Tourville's defeat of the English and Dutch fleets off Beachy Head in 1690. Des Roches' narrative is rich in specific detail, sometimes at the expense of style. Excerpts from each section follow below (in English translation): 1) From the march to Hungary: "During the different [?] between the Pope and the King, the Kingdom of Hungary which for several years has rested from the fatigues of a furious war which overwhelmed it, began anew to feel itself torn asunder by the Ottoman armies, and to be reduced to having these vast and fertile lands serve only as theater for playing bloody tragedies. This numerous army, at the head of which the grand Seigneur had placed his first Vizir, would without a doubt have subdued the rest of this Kingdom if the Emperor hadn't asked for help from his allies, that is, the Electors and other Christian Princes. The King, who has no greater passion than helping his brothers, and all those who have need of his forces, particularly when it lies in the interests of the Religion, at the first demand from the Emperor provided 6000 men from the best troops of his Kingdom: 4000 infantry and 2000 horse, which troops were paid by his majesty. The companies of light horse already in Italy were ordered to leave and to pass into Hungary to go to the aid of this pitiful realm." 2) From the taking of Gorée: "L'Isle de Gorée est terre d'affrique.; arrived Sunday last of Oct.; squadron carried Dutch colors; fired upon; moored; same evening armed sloops detached; saluted by enemy but continued approaching land; enemy abandoned lower fort; retired to upper; next day Mon. 1 Nov. vice admiral requested surrender; gov. replied saying he had a good fort; Sr. de Combe, Ingenieur, was envoy; attacked planned; participants listed; cannonade followed by surrender; garrison of 120 men taken prison; Tues. forts razed; armaments listed incl. 40 black slaves." 3) From the taking of Tobago: ".arrived 6 Dec.; d'Estrées sent troops ashore; Blenag & Grancey share command by land & sea; camp; placing cannon, cutting road through woods; took some prisoners; several French came to help; request for surrender includes threats against Gorée prisoners if French in fort are harmed; 'renegade' French for Prince of Orange; preparations continue; Sunday midday 14 cannon volleys; a bomb in their powder magazine; vice admiral immediately to fort to accept surrender; such good care given to wounded that others surrender easily; 650 prisoners as well as fort; Precieux, 56, retaken with three others; one a 52; a frigate of 8 and 200 ton flustre, 10; fort no less well armed; sang Te Deum; blew up fort." 4) From the jou

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        The History of Scotland. Written in latin by George Buchanan. Faithfully rendered into English . by J. Fraser, August 13th 1689.

      Printed by E.Jones for A.Churchil, London 1690 - 4to. Pp ( iv), 434, 286, (36, index & errata). Engraved portrait frontis. Full recent morocco, raised bands. Uniform browning internally. A handsome copy. Postage at cost. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cust van Andaluzia, En Algarve Beginnende van Capo de Spichel tot aen het Clif

      Amsterdam ca. 1690. Karte zeigt die Küste von der Algarve und die Küste Andalusien bis Talos, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 42 x 51. Zustand: Rand unten fachmännisch ergänzt, Fehlstellen im Falz restauriert und ergänzt

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        Teatro Belgico, o vero Ritratti historici, cronologici, politici e geografici, delle sette Provincie Unite

      Guglielmo de Jonge 1690 Teatro Belgico, o vero Ritratti historici, cronologici, politici e geografici, delle sette Provincie Unite. LETI, Gregorio. Amsterdamo, Guglielmo de Jonge, 1690. 2 volumi in - 4°, pergamena coeva, dorso a nervi con insignificanti tarlature nel secondo volume. (12), 472, (12) pp.; (8), 488, (16) pp. Con bel frontespizio allegorico in entrambi i volumi e 212 magnifiche incisioni in rame (fra tavole f.t. in gran parte ripiegate) e illustrazioni n.t. raffiguranti i costumi popolari e militari, ritratti di personaggi illustri e grandi vedute prospettiche di città, oltre vignette, vedutine, carte geografiche e topografiche. Alcune rappresentano scene di battaglie terrestri e navali, sedute di parlamenti, ecc. Bell' esemplare di questa pregevole e rara opera di grande interesse iconografico, la più bella e vivace descrizione storica , sociale e geografica dei Paesi Bassi. Edizione originale ed unica. Gregorio Leti (1630 - 1701), di Milano, fu letterato e storico, autore di numerose opere riguardanti la cultura contemporanea. Graesse, IV, p. 183. D.B.I., 64°, pp. 717 - 23.

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        Ducatus Slesvicensis in omnes suas Præfecturas Circulos et Provincias Distinté Divisus Per F. de Wit.

      *** Kort over Slesvig fra Kolding / Ribe i nord til Kiel / Rendsborg / Tönning i syd. Kobberstik. 49 x 57 cm. Amsterdam ca. 1690. Gammel - formentlig samtidig - konturkolorering. Med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen. Papirmål: 52 x 61 cm. Et godt eksemplar med en fin lys kolorering, omend papiret er svagt gulnet.. Frederick de Wit (1630-1706) var en højt anset kobberstikker i anden halvdel af det 17. århundrede - og i den sidste tredjedel af århundredet var han tillige en af de førende kortforlæggere i Amsterdam

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