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        Historia de la conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progressos de la America Septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva España

      Second edition of a cornerstone Mexicanum. 1692. Barcelona. Joseph Llopis. In folio (297 mm x 202 mm). 1 [blank] + 10 ff. + 548 + 8 ff. + 1 [blank]. Contemporary vellum slightly shrunk and soiled. A very good copy, a few leaves with mainly marginal damp staining, else fresh, clean and wide margined. Second edition. Published only a few years after the first (Madrid, 1684) and extensively reprinted throughout the 18th century. A cornerstone Americanum and one of the most celebrated histories of New Spain (Mexico); it tells the story of the conquest by Cortes and the fall of Mexico city. Solis y Rivadeneira (1610 ? 1686) was a Spanish writer, dramatist, historian and Philip IV´s private Secretary. His literary qualities gained him the position of official chronicler of the Indes. Embellished with a large woodcut showing the arms of the dedicatee Don Guillen de Rocafull y Rocaberti. Palau, 318603. Sabin, 86447. Leclerc, 1275.

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        Wytworne polskie listy, albo porzadná y zrzrtelná informátiá y mánuductiá, iáko w tákowym iezyku, wedlug teráznieyszego zwyczáiu y stylu, do roznego stánu ludzi ksztátnie listy formowáne y pisáne byc maia: w ktorych nietylko sa rozne máterie, ále tez oráz niemál ná kázde, ktore sie tráktuia rzeczy, znáyduia sie responsy.

      Wiec tesz appendix, albo raczey przydatek tu sie dodáie; gdzie rozmáitych kupieckich, korrespondentiey, kommissiey, oznáymieniá frochtowych y inszych listow, tudziess wexlow, assignátiey, zápisow, kwitow, plenipotentiey, konnossementow, certepartiey, bodemerey, kontraktow, attestatow, y tym podobnych rzeczy, pisániá sposob sie podáie: przy polskim tytularzu co dla czwiczacych y kocháiacych sie w polskim iezyku, ználezytym regestrem, sporzadzil y wygotowál. Gdansk, D. F. Rhet, 1692. 8:o. (28),801,(43) s. Med polsk och tysk parallelltext. Samtida pergamentbd med rödstänkta snitt. Pärmarna konkava och ngt spruckna på insidan. En mindre fläck nedtill på främre snittet. Bra inlaga med en sotfläck i nedre yttre hörnet på s. 188 och några enstaka rostfläckar, t.ex. på s. 245-48. Med Stora Eks fideikommissbiblioteks stpl.. Utgiven på Simon Beckensteins förlag. Med polsk och tysk parallelltext. Den tyska parallelltiteln: "Zierlich-polnische Send-Schreiben/ oder deutliche Anweisung/ wie in solcher Sprache allerhand höffliche Brieffe/ nach heutigem neusten Stylo, so wohl an Hohe als Niedrige/ gut und zierlich abzufassen: durchgehens voll neuer Erfindung/ auch mehrentheils mit schicklichen Beantwortungen versehen. Benebenst einem Anhang/ in welchem mancherley Kauff- und Handels-Schreiben; Correspondentz- Commission- Advis- Fracht- und Wechsel-Brieffe/ Assignationes, Verschreibungen oder Obligations, Quietantzen/ Vollmachten/ Connossemente/ Certepartie, Bodmereyen/ Contracte/ Testimonia, und dergleichen enthalten: wie auch vollständigem polnischen Titular-Büchlein. Denen Liebhabern der polnischen Sprache zum Besten/ mit sonderbaren Fleiss und nöthigem Register aussgefertiget." Författaren var "der Stadt Dantzig Cantzeley-Verwandten"

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        Theoremata medica, seu introductio ad medicinam, certis theorematibus, juxta ductum institutionum medicarum. Editio secunda , auctior & correctior

      Jena, Bielcke 1692.. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz und 4 Falttabellen. 11 Bl., 240 S. - Vorgebunden: ders., Experimentum Chimicum Novum De Sale Volatili Plantarum, quo latius exponuntur, specimine ipso exhibita. Jena, S. Krebs für J. Fritsch, 1675. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz. 11 Bll., 96 S. Pergament d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Wappensupralibros des Klosters Lambach. 12,5 x 8 cm.

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        Ex MSS codicibus nunc primum integrum edidit, ac latinum fecit.

      Oxford, Theatro Sheldoniano, 1692. 4:o. (12),+ 244,+ (36),+ 64 pp.+ large folding map of England and Wales in Saxon times. Minor stain in margin on the first and last leaves. Contemporary blind-stamped half vellum, spine with raised band and brown label, green board papers. Latin inscription by Stephen Medcalf on front paste down. Wing A3185 Lowndes IV, 2196. Brunet I, 1889. Important edition of the Saxon chronicle, with the latin translation printed alongside the Anglo-Saxon original text. Second printing of the chronicle. It was first published in 1644 by Abraham Wheloc in Cambridge. Gibson expanded it using an important MSS in the Bodleian library, and this edition was not superceded until the 19th century. Edmund Gibson was to become bishop of London and this is his second published work. On page (12) a new title leaf: "Chronicon Saxonicum, sue annales rerum in Anglia præcipua gestarum, a Christo nato ad annum usque MCLIV deducti, ac jam demum latinitate donati."

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        Historia Inquisitionis. Cum Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholocanae Ab anno Christi MCCCVII ad annum MCCCXXXIII

      Amstelodami: Henricum Wetstenium, 1692. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. Yes. Folio . (16),384,(12),(8),397,(17) pp. Nine engraved plates. Contemporary vellum binding, leather lettering label, gilt. Title page printed in red and black, and with engraved vignette. Six of the engravings are full page plates, and three are double page. (though two of the singles are also on one double page). Trace of wear to the vellum, esp., along the top of the rear board, else this is a fine copy with stunning plates. Graesse IV,212; van der Vekena 1875; Caillet 6693.

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        Miscellany Poems: In Two Parts. Containing New Translations out of Virgil, Lucretius, Horace, Ovid, Theocritus... with several Original Poems.

      London: Jacob Tonson 1692-3.. Second edition, 8vo, (viii), 407, (1, xxxii), 310 pp. Some browning throughout, later inscriptions to fly leaf and front blank, a couple of closed tears to fly leaf. Contemporary panelled calf, a little worn, recently rebacked with restoration to corners as well, red spine label. An important collection of classical verse by Dryden and many others, including as well a handful of pieces on contemporary subjects. The second part, complete with its own title page, is titled "Sylvæ" and is dated 1693. MacDonald 42b-ii, 43b. Wing D2316.

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        LA CICCEIDE.

      In-24 gr. (mm. 145x80), 2 parti in 1 vol., p. pergam. coeva (risg. rifatti), pp. 154, 1 c.b., compreso il bel frontespizio figur. inc. in rame. "Edizione originale", di grande rarità. Cfr. Piantanida,III,2930: ?Famosissima satira, costituita da una serie di sonetti, divisi in due parti e intrammezzati, nella parte seconda (da p. 59) da pochi madrigali e altre piccole poesie, e con 12 indovinelli; un continuo gioco di scherzi, spesso equivoci e osceni nei quali sotto il nome di Don Ciccio è berteggiato un Bonaventura Arrighini lucchese, già collega dell?autore nella Ruota di Macerata.. Ciascuna delle due parti e? preceduta da una breve prefaz. in prosa. Edizione orig., stampata nascostamente, ignota al Brunet, al Graesse, al Quadrio; assai rara?. (Segue): "La cicceide legitima". In questa seconda impressione ordinatamente disposta. Con aggiunta considerabile non più stampata e fedelmente rincontrata con gli Originali dell?Autore. Seconda parte. In Parigi, presso Claudio Riud, 1692, pp. (8),84, 2 cc.b. Cfr. ancora Piantanida,III,2930 (per un esempl. identico al ns.): ?Comprende una prefaz. in prosa e 167 sonetti. Si tratta non della seconda parte della II ediz. - che ha caratteristiche tipografiche e contenuto diversi - ma di un?aggiunta (probabilmente stampata dall?ignoto editore che si cela sotto il nome francese) per completare l?edizione originale di quei sonetti in più contenuti nella II edizione. Questo gruppo di sonetti sta dunque, assai bene, accanto all?edizione originale di cui e? "rarissimo complemento"?. Cfr. anche Gamba,1956 (in Nota). Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Neuer Müntz-Tractat Von Approbirten und devalvirten Guldinern, und andern Müntz-Sorten, was dieselbe sowol vor Gepräg, als auch an Schrott und Korn halten; mit denen neuesten von Anno 1676. bis instehendes 1691tes Jahr publicirten Kayserl. Chur- und Fürstl. auch Reichs-Städtischen Müntz Mandaten, nebst verschiedenen auf Müntz-Probation und Valvation-Tägen erfolgten Reichs- und Craiß-Schlüssen, Recessen, etc. samt denen Guldinern in Kupffer. Und einer Specification, was in Nürnberg, Augspurg, Franckfurt und Leipzig vor Guldiner in Wechsel-Zahlung zu nehmen verordnet; Allen Müntz-Ständen und Räthen, Fürstl. Cammer- und Renth-Meistern, Ampt- Kauff- und Handels-Leuten, auch jedweden, so mit Geld-Einnahme und Ausagabe zu thun hat, zu sonderbarer Nachricht und gutem Nutzen zum Druck befördert von C. L. Lucio, Jcto. [Teil 1]

      Nürnberg, Loschge 1692. 20 cm. (4 Blatt einschl. Frontispiz), 62 S.; 180 Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 1 Widmungskupfer und 109 Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit - VD17 3:305261T - Jöcher II, 2401 - Holzm. / Boh. Pseud. 168 - Erstausgabe. Teil 2 enthält unter anderem: Kaiserliches Münz-Edikt von 1676; Münz-Rezeß des Fränkischen, Bayerischen und Schwäbischn Reichskreises vom 21. Juni 1677; Augsburger Münz-Edikt 1676; Münz-Abschiedd des Fränkischen, Bayerischen und Schwäbischn Reichskreises vom 22. Dezember 1679 und 28. Juli 1680; Nürnbergisches Münz-Edikt 1679; Regensburger Münz-Edikt 1680; Kurfürstlich Sächsisches Münz-Edikt1680; Kur-Brandenburgisches Münz-Mandat 1680; Niederrheinischer Kreis Münz-Edikt 1680. Mit Beschreibung der Prägungen und des Feingehaltes der Münzen, Wechselkurse in Nürnberg, Augsburg, Frankfurt und Leipzig. Tafeln handschriftlich mit Tinte unauffälig numeriert; Einband etwas fleckig, innen stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, Frontispiz und Titel am Bund verstärkt, Titel im Rand Besitzeintrag aus dem 18. Jahrhundert zeitgenössisch gelöscht -

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        Poems on several occasions, and translations wherein the first and second books of Virgil's íneis are attempted, in English

      Printed: 1692. 1664 -1713 Octavo, 4.25 x 6.5 inches . First edition of the author's only book. A-I8, K6 (K6 is an advert for books sold by Charles Harper.) This copy is bound in original gilt calf which has been rebacked, The text is uniformly age toned. The author's only book, published when he was a 26-year-old fellow of New College, Oxford; Fletcher resigned this position upon his marriage in 1702, and became an undermaster at Winchester College, where he remained until the year before his death in 1713. The translation of Virgil is partly in heroic couples, and partly in blank verse; there are also translations of an epode of Horace and a fragment from Boethius, along with a number of occasional poems. English poet and priest of the Church of England. He was born in Avington, Hampshire, received his B.A., M.A., and D.D. from New College, Oxford. He received the doctorate in 1707. He was the parish priest for Fairfield Somerset in 1694 and moved on to be the prebendary in Wells Cathedral from 1696 until his death. He became a fellow of Winchester College in 1711 and was buried in Westminster Cathedral upon his death at age 47. His sole contribution to English letters was an eight volume Poems on several occasions and translations, wherein the first and second books of Virgil's 'AEneis' are attempted in 1692. The collection contained mostly juvenalia, its dedication said, and a good number of school exercises. His translation of the first book of Aeneid was in heroic couplets, while part of the translation of book 2 was in blank verse. The volumes also contained a partial translation of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy and the second epode of Horace.

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        Atlas Nouveau, contenant toutes les parties du Monde, ou sont exactement remarqués les empires, monarchies, royaumes, estats, republiques & peuples qui sy [sic.] trouvent à present. Par le Sr. Sanson ... Presenté ... par ... Hubert Iaillot

      "Paris" [but Amsterdam]: "chez Hubert Jaillot" [but Pierre Mortier], 1692- 1693. 3 volumes, folio. (25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches). Letterpress title printed in red and black with small engraved vignette, 1 folding letterpress text leaf "Les vies des anciens solitaires...". Hand-coloured engraved title, engraved frontispiece "Table des Cartes" with hand- coloured border surrrounding an onlaid central letterpress panel listing the contents, 94 only (of 100) engraved maps hand-colored in outline (1 folding, 69 double-page), 96 leaves of engraved text only (of 98, each printed recto only). (Lacking map numbers '3' "La Mappe-Monde"; '5' "L'Europe"; '11' " L'Amerique Septentrionale"; '42' "L'Espagne"; '46' "L'Italie"; '66' "Le Cours du Danube"; and 2 engraved text leaves, engraved frontispiece creased and with small tears to creases, 2 maps torn at folds). Contemporary light brown speckled calf, covers with gilt double- fillet border, spines in nine compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked by gilt fillets, red/brown morocco lettering-pieces in the second, third and fourth compartments. A very fine copy, with excellent contemporary hand colouring, of a variant not recorded by the standard bibliographies One of the most important figures in French cartography, Nicolas Sanson initiated the great school of French geographers. Born in Abbeville in 1600, Sanson established his first printing house in Paris in 1638. He soon became geographer to the king, establishing himself as one of the most influential cartographers on the continent. He was succeeded by his sons, Adrien, and Guillaume, and by his son-in-law Pierre Duval, who continued to publish a wealth of maps using Sanson's name. At the close of the seventeenth century, Sanson's plates were purchased by the influential cartographer Alexis Hubert Jaillot, who joined Sanson's heirs in the production of this atlas, which first appeared in 1681 (but with less than half the number of maps here). Jaillot had the elder Sanson's maps redrawn on a larger scale and with fresh embellishments on the finest paper. Pierre (or Pieter) Mortier was born in Amsterdam, but lived and worked in Paris for various cartographical publishers from 1681 to 1685, making the connections and learning the skills that were to stand him in good stead on his return to Amsterdam. He specialised in French books and according to Koeman "His knowledge of modern French cartography led him to copying the maps by Sanson, published by Jaillot". Maps of other cartographers frequently appear bound in this work; this copy contains Herman Moll's "A New Map Containing The Towns, Gentlemens Houses, Villages, and other Remarks Round London". This example seems to be an intermediate issue falling somewhere between Pastoreau 1D (same date on title, with 99 maps and 27 leaves of views and plans, but only 72 engraved text leaves) and Pastoreau 1E (with no views and plans, 99 engraved text leaves , but with 111 maps and 17pp. of letterpress text). Cf. Pastoreau 1 D; Tooley Maps and Map-Makers pp.40-41.

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        Archaeologiae Philosophicae: sive doctrina antiqua de reum originibus. Libri duo

      London: Typis R.N. Impensis Gualt. Kettilby.. 1692 First edition of Burnet's second major work, an early attempt to reconcile the formation of the earth with the Biblical account of creation. . Contemporary calf with covers ruled in blind. . Small quarto. Text engraving on p. 181. Separate title-page for Book II. Dedication to William III. Joints cracking but cords sound. Several marginal tears and dog-ears, small wormhole at lower margin in gatherings K and L. Endpapers ruled in red, with some contemporary ink notes, additional ink notes in some margins, in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. A very good, unsophisticated copy. Burnet (1635-1715), who received his BA at Clare College, Cambridge, and his MA at Christ's College, Cambridge, was Master of Charterhouse and Clerk of the Closet to William III.. He first espoused his theory of the earth's creation in The Theory of the Earth, published in Latin as Telljuris Theori Sacra in 1681, and in English in 1684. He suggested that the earth was a hollow sphere, with most of the water inside until Noah's Flood, at which time the mountains and oceans appeared. Burnet discussed his theories with his friend, Isaac Newton, who admired his thought processes, and even suggested the possibility that when God created the Earth, the days were longer. In Archaeologiae Philosophicae, Burnet amplifies his ideas in The Theory of the Earth. Whereas the earlier work is based on his understanding of scripture and history, which were largely speculative, the second book is an attempt to base it on the Cartesian world theory and neo-Platonist philosophy, and it was here that he got into trouble and offended many people, including the king, who made him resign his post.

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        Vita della serafica madre, e gloriosissima vedova s.

      Brigida de Svetia principessa di Nericia. Dedicata all' sig.ra la signora suor Maria Francesca Raggi abbadessa, et all'illustrissime signore le sig. monache di s. Brigida dell'insigne monastero di Scala Cli di Genova. Neapel, F. Mollo, 1692. 4:o. (24),568,(38,2 blanka) s. Samtida mjukt och ngt skrynkligt pergamentbd med handskriven titeltext. Bandet tämligen solkigt. En mindre reva vid den främre yttre falsen. Talrika maskhål på ryggen. Gamla lagningar i övre marginalen på de två första bladen och s. (11). Genomgående med bruksspår, lager- och småfläckig. Sporadiska mindre fuktfläckar förekommer även och en del sidor är bruntonade. Mindre hål nedtill i inre marginalen på s. 5 och i övre marginalen på s. 185. Små hål i texten, några förorsakade av mask och med smärre textförluster, på s. 197, 359-65 och 369. Mindre bläckfläckar i yttermarginalen på s. 410 och 421-22. Samtida bläckanteckning på försättsbladet: "Dalla liberia di s. Brigida". Från Ericsberg. En grav. plansch saknas i detta ex.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1688. Klemming Birgitta-literatur s. 75-76. Nya upplagor utkom 1709, 1720, 1725 och 1769 samt i portugisisk översättning 1714

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        ..sive biblos katallanges in quo secundum veterum theologorum Hebraeorum formulas allegandi, & modos interpretandi conciliantur loca ex V. in N.T. allegata + De Rebus Sacris & Ecclesiasticis Exercitationes Historico-Criticae. In quibus Cardinalis Baronii Annales, ab Anno Christi XXXV, in quo Casaubonus defiit... auctore Saluale Basnagio, Utrecht: Guillielmi vande Water (1692)

      Johannem Boom; ExOfficina Guillielmi vande Water Amsterdam; Ultrajecti (Utrecht) Johannem Boom; ExOfficina Guillielmi vande Water 1713-1692 First edition g Thick Octavo. 2 volumes bound in one. (24) + 712 + (46) + 697 + (15)pp. Original vellum with gold title and decoration on spine. Red page edges. Title-page in red and black lettering with engraved vignette. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Interesting verse by verse commentary on the Hebrew New Testament. Bound with: De Rebus Sacris & Ecclesiasticis Exercitationes Historico-Criticae. In quibus Cardinalis Baronii Annales, ab Anno Christi XXXV, in quo Casaubonus defiit... auctore Saluale Basnagio, Utrecht: Guillielmi vande Water (1692), which provides an historical and critical chronology. Title-page in red and black lettering, with engraved vignette. Decorative initials and headpieces. Binding soiled. Ex-libris and library stamps on front endpapers. Library stamp on both title-pages. Light worming at the top left margin of the first pages. Text in Latin and Hebrew. Overall, binding in good, interior in very good condition

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        Rules for Explaining and Decyphering all manner of Secret Writing, Plain and Demonstrative. With Exact Methods for understanding Intimations by Signs, Gestures, or Speech. Also, An Account of the Secret ways of Conveying Written Messages, Discovered by Trithemius Schottus, Lord Fran. Bacon, Bishop Wilkins, &c. With exact Tables and Examples.

      London, Dan. Brown, 1692. Small8vo. Bound in nice contemporary full calf. Blindtooled decorations on covers in Cambridge-style, "mirror-binding". Four raised bands and red leather title label to spine with gilt lettering. Hinges with a bit of wear. Ex-libris pasted on to pasted down front free end-paper ("Deus Meumque Jus - Supreme Council 33" - i.e. THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF FREEMASONRY). Minor soiling throughout, otherwise fine and clean. An very nice copy in a contemporary binding, printed on good paper. The work, most copies of which seem to have been frequently used by its owners, is almost never seen in such nice condition. (12), 180 pp.. Seemingly the title-issue of the first edition of this rare work on cryptography, with the most interesting provenance of the highest authority of the masonic order of the Scottish rite. The work constitutes the second English publication on the subject but the first work containing practical information. It seems to present the earliest illustration of keyed columnar transposition. "The second English book on the subject excelled, and its high quality is all the more surprising when one considers that John Falconer had written Cryptomenysis Patefacta in France some thirty years before its first publication in 1685." (Leeuw, The History of Information Security, p. 303).The first edition (1685) was published under the somewhat obscure title "Cryptomenysis Patefacta". In 1692 the work appears under the present title, "Rules for Explaining and Decyphering all Manner of Secret Writing", stating more obviously the subject of the work. Although the 1692-edition is referred to by eg. Leeuw as the second edition, and Both Alston and Wing record the title separately as another work, the contents are the same as that of the 1685-edition, though with a new title-page and not having the dedication and Address to the Reader. The signatures are the same as the 1685-edition, indicating that this is either a title- or re-issue of the first edition. The alphabet on p. 21 has been substituted with a different one in the present issue, printed on a paper-strip that has been inserted over the original one, covering it.It has been stated that Falconer was greatly influenced by John Wilkins's Mercury [1641], the first English work on the subject. This is, however, not entirely true; Wilkins' work has "a certain air of unreality" about it; he borrowed knowledge from earlier volumes and puffed it out with his own hypothesizing, which seems never to have been deflated by contact with the bruising actuality of solving cryptograms that he himself had not made up. Up until Falconer the literature was all theory and no practice. (Kahn, The Code Breakers, P. 156)."Falconer also gave what seems to be the earliest illustration of keyed columnar transposition, a cipher that is today the primary and most widely used transposition cipher, having served (with modifications) for French military ciphers, Japanese diplomatic superencipherments, and Soviet spy ciphers." (Leeuw, p. 303).Falconer's approach was that of practical coding and cryptography, which probably was a product of his profession as the private cipher of King James II. "In the middle of the 17th-century, the first adequate English handbook of cryptology was finally written [The present work]; the second edition in 1692 may be an indication that Falconer's work was in demand even forty years after its redaction." (Leeuw, The History of Information Security, p. 303). Only very little is known about John Falconer except that he was a distant relative of the Scottish philosopher David Hume and "was reportedly entrusted with the private cipher of the future King James II, and died in France while following James into temporary exile there." (Kahn, The Code Breakers, P. 155). The book has previously been part of a freemasonic library. "DEUS MEUMQUE JUS" ( i.e. "God and My Right") is a typical phrase used by Freemasons to worship of Satan/Lucifer. It has a dual meaning. First, this phrase means that the Freemason can depend upon their God to determine their Right and Justice. Secondly, since the God of Freemasonry is Lucifer, Masons are saying that they are "using occult methods", through Lucifer, to achieve their Rights and Justice. Apparently it is a very powerful and very dangerous phrase within Satanism. "Supreme Council 33" refers to the central authority of the Scottish Rite of Northern America (Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States) which dates itself from May 15, 1867. This was the date of the "Union of 1867", when it merged with the competing Cerneau "Supreme Council" in New York. The Scottish rite is divided into 33 degrees, the 33. degree being the highest order, usually referred to as Inspector General. It is conferred on members who have made major contributions to society or to Masonry in general. In the Southern Jurisdiction, a member who has been a 32. Scottish Rite Mason for 46 months or more is eligible to be elected to receive the "rank and decoration" of Knight Commander of the Court of Honour (K.C.C.H.) in recognition of outstanding service. After 46 months as a K.C.C.H. he is then eligible to be elected to the 33rd degree, upon approval of the Supreme Council and Grand Commander. A recipient of the 33rd Degree is an honorary member of the Supreme Council and is therefore called an "Inspector General Honorary." However, those who are appointed Deputies of the Supreme Council that are later elected to membership on the Supreme Council are then designated "Sovereign Grand Inspectors General." In the Northern Jurisdiction a recipient of the 33rd Degree is an honorary member of the Supreme Council, and all members are referred to as a "Sovereign Grand Inspectors General. (Normand, "The Scottish Rite Journal")

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        Theoremata medica, seu introductio ad medicinam, certis theorematibus, juxta ductum institutionum medicarum. Editio secunda , auctior & correctior.

      Mit gestoch. Frontispiz und 4 Falttabellen. 11 Bl., 240 S. - Vorgebunden: ders., Experimentum Chimicum Novum De Sale Volatili Plantarum, quo latius exponuntur, specimine ipso exhibita. Jena, S. Krebs für J. Fritsch, 1675. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz. 11 Bll., 96 S. Pergament d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Wappensupralibros des Klosters Lambach. 12,5 x 8 cm. I.: VD17 1:084461U; Krivatsy 12675. - Frühe Ausgabe der seltenen Veröffentlichung des Jenaer Medizinprofessors und fürstl. sächischen Leibarztes Georg Wolfgang Wedel (1645-1721), der neben allgemeinmedizinischen Schriften zahlr. Dissertationen u. akadem. Programme herausgab. "He was an excellent scholar and humanist, wrote numerous books, brought out new editions of the works of older writers, and was the author of a host of disputations, consilia, responsa, paradoxa, orationes, programmata, and epistolae, written in fine Latin ... As a chemist he introduced into practice medicines which bear his name, and he was a strong supporter of the iatro-chemical principles of de la Boe Sylvius" (Ferguson). - II. VD17 3:623530M; Ferguson II, 535. Vgl. Ferchl 570 mit der ersten Ausgabe von 1672. Andere Exemplare haben 9 Bll. Register zum Schluss aber auch auf S. 96 rechts unten die Kustode "Index", die bei vorliegendem Exemplar nicht gedruckt ist. - - - Papier altersbedingt etwas gebräunt. Hübsches Exemplar in ansprechendem Einband!

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        Medicinal Experiments; or a Collection of Choice Remidies, for The most part Simple, and Easily Prepared. 2 Parts.

      London, for Sam. Smith, 1692. 12mo. Beautiful cont. full Cambridge-style binding. All edges of boards gilt and inner blindstamped dentelles. Front hinge a bit weak, and corners a bit bumped. A nice and clean copy. (10), 11, (1), 88, (2), 17 (being Catalogue of the Philosophical Books and Tracts), (1) pp.. The very rare (presumably) second (perhaps first) edition of Boyle's only entirely medical work, being without doubt the first edition under this title and the first edition to contain both parts. "We have it on the authority of Birch (No. 380, p. 262) that Boyle published a little duodecimo in 1688 under the title "Receipts sent to a Friend in America", containing five decads of "Choise remidies". The original has not yet been seen, but its existence is implied in the first sub-title - "The latter Five Decads being a Second Part" - and also in the Catalogue of 1692 described below (No. 179). The work passed eventually into three volumes and through many editions. The first two volumes, unbelievable though it may seem, are certainly written by Boyle, but the third volume, which did not appear until 1694, has many of the earmarks of a forgery... There are numerous statements in this astonishing collection of nostrums which might well shatter one's confidence in Boyle's judgment, but in charity it is perhaps better to look upon them as a commentary on the state of medicine in the seventeenth century rather than as an indictment of a high-minded seeker after truth. One should perhaps forget that he warmly recommended Paracelsus' receipt of pulverized human dung for sore eyes (Decad III, No. 3) and recall that he elected to take laudanum for toothache (Dec. I, 4) and linseed oil for burns (Dec. X, 5)." (Fulton p. 118).Fulton: 179

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        Basilii Fabri, Sorani, Thesavrvs ervditionis scholasticæ, sive Supellex instructissima vocum, verborum, ac locutionum ... cum adjuncta in locis plerisque interpretatione Germanica; additis item dictionibus Graecis ... Huic Novae Editioni a plurimis mendis repurgatae Accesserunt Praeter Indicem Latinum rituum & antiquitatum; Germanicum item dictionum & phrasium, cui latinae significationes adiectae sunt; infinita paene vocum & exemplorum supplementa: eaque singula, sicut & prius edita, Auctorum optimorum fide, uniuscuiusque libro, capite, versu adnotatis, diligentissime probata, iteratis curis atque studio Christophori Cellarii, Smalcaldiensis

      sumtibus Johannis Friderici Gleditsch Lipsiae: sumtibus Johannis Friderici Gleditsch. 1692. Folio, 12 p.l., 2934 columns (thus paged), [92] leaves; engraved pictorial title-p., vignette title-p. printed in red and black; text in double column; woodcut head-pieces and initials; full contemporary Dutch vellum, blindstamped panel and arabesques on both covers, spine in 7 compartments, manuscript lettering in 1; front joint cracked, vellum soiled; good and sound. Basil Faber (1520–1576), Lutheran schoolmaster and theologian, was born at Zary in 1520. In 1538 he entered the University of Wittenberg, studying as pauper gratis under Philipp Melanchthon. Choosing the schoolmaster's profession, he became successively rector of the schools at Nordhausen, Tennstadt (1555), Magdeburg (1557) and Quedlinburg (1560). From this last post he was removed in December 1570 as a crypto-Calvinist. In 1571 he was appointed to the Rathsgymnasium at Erfurt, not as rector, but as director. In this situation he remained till his death in 1575 or 1576. His translation of the first twenty-five chapters of Luther's commentary on Genesis was published in 1557; in other ways he promoted the spread of Lutheran views. He was a contributor to the first four of the Magdeburg Centuries. He is best known by his Thesaurus eruditionis scholasticae (1571; last edition, improved by J. H. Leich, 1749, folio, 2 vols.); this was followed by his Libellus de disciplina scholastica (1572).

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        Opus merlini cocaii poetae mantuani macaronicorum... amstelodami (ma napoli?), 1692.

      Cm. 14,3, pp. (32) 419 (5). Ritratto all'antiporta e 26 belle incisioni all'acquaforte nel testo. Legatura recente in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli in oro. Timbro (ripetuto) di collezione privata. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato, nitidamente impresso. Celebre e pregiata edizione condotta sulla stampa del 1521. Il vero luogo di stampa, come suggerisce Brunet, è Napoli. Cfr. anche Parenti, Graesse ed Ebert.

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