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        Nuova asta d'Achille fabbricata.a soppressione del Duello, e della Vendetta, per ridurre a pace, ed aggiustamento ogni querela, in via cavalleresca e dal medesimo autore inviata a' piedi dell'invitta, e vittoriosa maesta del Re Cristianissimo Luigi XIV il Grande.

      Per Giulio Borzaghi,, Bologna, 1693 - Tre parti in un volume in 4° antico (cm 17x13), legatura in piena pergamena floscia coeva rimontata, titolo manoscritto al dorso, pp. (12), 179, 119, 255 con marca xilografica al frontespizio ed alcuni capilettera decorati. Piccoli restauri al dorso e agli angoli della legatura, sguardie rifatte. Scritte di antica mano al frontespizio, piccola gora al margine inferiore delle prime ed ultime pagine del volume. Nell'insieme ottimo esemplare Edizione originale. Rara opera sul codice cavalleresco. Manca alla Vinciana. Thimm, Bibl. de l'escrime, p.74. Opera divisa in tre libri ove l' autore non si stanca di condannare l'insana quanto diffusa abitudine del duello e le sue irrimediabili conseguenze. Ma egli certamente non si limitava a dissuadere la barbara usanza ma cita in dettaglio, nel secondo e terzo libro, numerosi casi in cui il lettore può ravvisare un caso simile al suo e trarre dunque un suggerimento su come affrontarlo e derimerlo cavallerescamente senza spargimenti di sangue. Veramente godibile. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Biggio]
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        Carte Generale Des Costes de L'Europe sur l'Ocean comprises depuis Dronthem en Norvege Jusques au Destroit de Gibraltar Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy à Paris 1693

      Paris: Hubert Jaillot/Pieter Mortie, 1693. General chart of the Atlantic coasts of Europe, from Trondheim in Norway to the Straits of Gibraltar. This sea chart comes from the famous sea-atlas 'Neptune Français' and was first published in the 1693 by Hubert Jaillot/Pieter Mortier.The map has some foxing and edge tears. 37 1/2 X 25 1/8th inches.. Very Good.

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        MEMORABLE ACCIDENTS, AND UNHEARD OF TRANSACTIONS, containing an account of several strange events: as the deposing of tyrants, lamentable shipwrecks, dismal misfortunes, stratagems of war, perilous adventures, happy deliverances, with other

      London, printed for Nath. Crouch, 1693.. remarkable occurrences, and select historical events, which have happened in several countries in this last age. Translated from the French, printed at Brussels in 1691. and dedicated to his present Majesty William King of England, &c. Published in English by R. B. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1693, 12mo, 145 x 85 mm, 5¾ x 3¼ inches, splendid frontispiece of William III on horseback engraved by F. H. V. Hove, pages: [6], 174, [12] - catalogue of books printed for Nathaniel Crouch, Dedicatory Epistle to King William signed by T. Leonard. Bound in full early leather, raised bands to spine and 2 gilt lettered red morocco labels. Corners slightly worn, other extremities slightly rubbed, armorial bookplate of the Irish Comerford family with the name James Comerford on the front pastedown plus tiny early bookseller's label, title page and frontispiece slightly browned, small ink name at top of title page, small old paper repair to reverse of fore-edge of title page, margins slightly trimmed, occasionally affecting a catchword, 3 tiny corners missing, 2 with loss of 1 word but easily understandable, all pages lightly age-browned. A good tight copy of a rare interesting book. Possibly translated by Nathaniel Crouch whose pseudonym was Richard or Robert Burton or R. B. The author claims that all the events narrated are true history taken from the best histories, memoirs, voyages, and other famous works that had lately appeared. The narratives concern the Chinese, the Turks, Transylvania, the European Emperor, the French and the Spaniards in the Virgin Isles, the Dutch and the Algerians in sea battles, several eventful voyages to the East Indies, China, Canada, West Indies and various wars. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Rule and Exercises of Holy Livingand The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying

      London - Luke Meredith, 1693 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and early edition of this instructional text, on how to live, and how to prepare for death piously. Sixteenth edition. Collective title of two books of Christian devotion which are described the means and instruments of obtaining every vertue, and the remedies against every vice, and considerations serving to the resisting all temptations. , Together with prayers containing the whole duty of a Christian, and the parts of devotion fitted to all occasions, and furnished for all necessities. Featuring two folding plates, and a frontispiecetoThe Exercises of Holy Dying. However, the last leaf of the text ismissing. The two books represent one of the high points of English prose during the period of the early Stuarts. According to historian Nancy Lee Beaty (1970, The Craft of Dying: A Study in the Literary Tradition of the Ars Moriendi in England), Holy Dying was the artistic climax of a consolatory death literature tradition that had begun with Ars moriendi in the 15th century. Holy Living is designed to instruct the reader in living a virtuous life, increasing personal piety, and avoiding temptations. Holy Dying is meant to instruct the reader in the means and instruments of preparing for a blessed death. Each book contains discussions of theology, moral instruction, often prefaced as The Consideration reduc'd to practise, and model prayers requesting divine assistance in achieving them. Jeremy Taylor was a cleric in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. He is sometimes known as the Shakespeare of Divines for his poetic style of expression and was often presented as a model of prose writing. He is remembered in the Church of England's calendar of saints with a Lesser Festival on 13 August. aylor's work was much admired by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, for its devotional quality; and by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, and Edmund Gosse for its literary qualities. Condition: In original calf binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with wear to extremities, and loss to the spine. Both hinges are tender. Internally, generally firmly bound, aside from the loss of endpapers, and last leaf of text. Instances of light spotting, some light marginal tide marks,and handling marks. Slight loss to the title page. Ink inscription, and bookplate to the front pastedown. Rear pastedown is absent. Overall: GOOD..

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        LUGDUNUM Vulgo LYON.

      Amsterdam., de Wit., 1693. Carte, 40,0 x 50.5 cms, feuille 53,5 x 63,5 cms. plan de la ville, avec legenda sur places remarquables, chanoinies, paroisses, convents, rues principales. Papier frais. feuille de; Stedenatlas. 1693 = approximatif

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        A Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent. Publish’d by James Brome, Rector of Cheriton, and Chaplain to the Cinque Ports. To which is prefixt the Life of Mr. Somner.

      Oxford: Printed at the Theater 1693 - First edition, 8vo, (x), 118, (2), 117, (4 List of Lord-Wardens of the Cinque Ports, 11 Index) pp. Portrait frontispiece, contemporary manuscript list of names to the final blank including many well-known figures such as Edmund Halley, John Evelyn and William Dugdale. Contemporary calf, rebacked with later endpapers, some wear. Published posthumously from notes Somner had made in preparation for a history of Kent but abandoned as a result of the civil war. Wing 4669. Bennett p189.

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        A Collection of Curious Travels & Voyages in Two Tomes ... by John Ray

      London: Printed for S. Smith & B. Walford..., 1693. Two volumes bound as one: [30], 396, [6], 3-186, 45 p.; 19 cm. Stirpium orientalium: Rariorum catalogi tres, 45 p. at end of work. Title continues: The first containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolff's itinerary into the eastern countries, as Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Land, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea, Translated from the High Dutch by Nicholas Staphorst. The second taking in many parts of Greece, Asia minor, Egypt, Arabia Felix, and Petra, Ethiopia, the Red-Sea, from the observations of Mons. Belon, Mr. Vernon, Dr. Spon, Dr. Smith, Dr. Huntington, Mr. Greaves, Alpinus, Veslingius, Thevenot's Collections, and others. To which are added, three catalogues of such trees, shrubs, and herbs as grow in the Levant. Wing R385; Hunt I: 390. Rauwolf, Leonhard, ca. 1540-1596. Seer aanmerkelyke reysen na en door Syrien 't Joodsche Land, Arabien, Mesopotamien, Babylonien, Assyrien, Armenien, in t Jaar 1573 en vervolgens gedaan. Some paper browned. Bound in full leather by Hope bindery, Jim DiMarcantonio. Staphorst, Nicolaus, 1679-1731; Belon, Pierre, 1517?-1564. Stock#OB465.

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        Den geestelicken palm-boom in elke maent nieuwe vruchten gevende; oft generale legende van de levens der heyligen, saligen, dienaers ende dienaressen Godts, uyt de dry-vuldige orden vanden H. en seraphinischen vader Franciscus, bestaende in twaelf boecken

      Ghendt, Ian Dankaerts a.o., 1693. 12 volumes 4to (20 x 16 cm). 19th century full calf, covers blindstamped, backs gilt (faded). Hinges with small tears, corners sl. bumped, 2 backs cracked, some repairs to bindings, but strong bindings and firm bookblocks apart from the first quire of the first volume, which is loosening. Inner state: of vol. 1 frontispiece cut off till the plate and pasted on, title seriously damaged and repaired with white paper; of vol. 5 frontispiece cut short and pasted on verso title; of vol. 6 title cut out around the text and pasted on verso frontispiece; serious repairs to these 2 titles with white paper; all the fly-leaves (schutbladen) of the 12 volumes are missing. With 12 frontispieces and 10 (of 12) coats of arms, otherwise a complete set. Text in Dutch. ¶ Each volume has a dedication to a different person, accompanied with an engraving (10 of 12) showing his or her coats of arms: Johannes de Bejar, Bernardus Zoetaert, Petrus van der Woestyne, Carolina Theresia de Camargo, etc. - Collation (excluding the plates): vol. 1: (xxviii, 593, (iii) pp (last quires ( "Tafel") waterstained, inner margins repaired), vol. 2: (viii), 761, (i) pp., vol. 3: (xii), 753, (iii) pp., vol. 4: (xii), 747, (v) pp., vol. 5: (x), 767, (v) pp., vol. 6: (xii), 799, (v) pp., vol. 7: (viii), 774, (vi) pp.; vol. 8: (xii), 744, (viii) pp. (inner margin frontisp. and title damaged), vol. 9: (x), 801, (v) pp., vol. 10: (xii), 814, (iv) pp., vol. 11: (xii), 855, (v) pp. (last leaf stained, inner margin repaired), vol. 12: (x), 763, (v) pp. - A complete set is hardly to find, because the volumes were published between 1693 and 1720 by 4 different publishers in this order: Jan Danckaert, Maximilianen Graet, Livinus de Clerck and Franciscus & Dominicus van der Ween.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Histoire de l'edit de Nantes : contenant les choses les plus remarquables qui se sont passees en France avant & apres sa publication, a l'occasion de la diversite des religions ... [complete, 3 volumes in 5]

      A Delft : Chez Adrien Beman, 1693. 1st Edition. Very good copy rebound in the original polished, speckled calf. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine ends and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Internally, pages are very clean with only some light yellowing noticeable in the page margins. Isolated spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Provenance: The Society of Writers to the Signet, with their emblem stamped in gilt to the front and rear panels of each volume. Minor library marks remain internally, including a small label to the front pastedowns, and "Morton" handwritten in the corner of each title page. Very good copy rebound in the original polished, speckled calf. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine ends and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Internally, pages are very clean with only some light yellowing noticeable in the page margins. Isolated spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Provenance: The Society of Writers to the Signet, with their emblem stamped in gilt to the front and rear panels of each volume. Minor library marks remain internally, including a small label to the front pastedowns, and "Morton" handwritten in the corner of each title page.

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        Carte Generale Des Costes De L'Europe Sur L'Ocean Comprises depuis Drontheim en Norvege Jusques au Detroit de Gibraltar. Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy à Paris 1693

      Paris [but Amsterdam]: Mortier, 1693. Copper-engraved sea chart, with full original colour and gold embellishments, a minor split at centerfold skilfully repaired, overall in very good condition. 24 1/2 x 37 inches. A magnificent seventeenth-century sea chart of Western Europe, with gilt embellishments. This large scale, beautifully coloured coastal chart of Western Europe comes from Le Neptune François, a lavish collection of charts produced collaboratively by Hubert Jaillot and Pierre Mortier. As Koeman discovered in his research on this work (see P. Mortier, Atlantes Neerlandici, Maritime Atlases, p. 423-4), Mortier re-engraved the plates after the original French prototype Neptune François by Charles Pène and others in a richly coloured version and added to the titles the words "Levée et Gravée par Ordre du Roy à Paris 1693", though they were in fact engraved, coloured and published in Amsterdam by Mortier. The Netherlands and France were engaged in the War of the Grand Alliance at this time. Pierre Mortier's grandparents were French refugees, who left France in about 1625 to live in Leiden. His parents settled in Amsterdam in 1661 or 1662. Pierre Mortier grew up in Amsterdam but lived in Paris from 1681 to about 1685 where he must have gotten into the book trade. Once he was in Amsterdam again he specialized in French books and maintained his relationships with Parisian publishers. Amsterdam was at this time the international marketplace for books, especially books forbidden by repressive governments. He established himself in the field of cartographical publishing by offering editions of French maps, primarily Sanson's and Jaillot's to a public tired of the great but dated Dutch offerings. Working on a scale larger than the typical Dutch folio map and providing the new insights of French geography, he was immensely successful. The charts in his version of Le Neptune François are outstanding examples of cartographical art. They are among the most beautiful printed sea charts ever made. This general chart of the coast of Western Europe extends from the region west of Tronheim, Norway to about where Casablanca is on the coast of North Africa. It includes all of the British Isles and the coasts of, Denmark, northwestern Germany, Holland, France, Spain and Portugal. The map is oriented so that east is at the top of the page. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, M. Mor 1

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        Histoire de l'edit de Nantes : contenant les choses les plus remarquables qui se sont passees en France avant & apres sa publication, a l'occasion de la diversite des religions . [complete, 3 volumes in 5]

      A Delft : Chez Adrien Beman 1693 - Very good copy rebound in the original polished, speckled calf. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine ends and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Internally, pages are very clean with only some light yellowing noticeable in the page margins. Isolated spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Provenance: The Society of Writers to the Signet, with their emblem stamped in gilt to the front and rear panels of each volume. Minor library marks remain internally, including a small label to the front pastedowns, and "Morton" handwritten in the corner of each title page. Very good copy rebound in the original polished, speckled calf. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with raised bands and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine ends and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed. Internally, pages are very clean with only some light yellowing noticeable in the page margins. Isolated spots of foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Provenance: The Society of Writers to the Signet, with their emblem stamped in gilt to the front and rear panels of each volume. Minor library marks remain internally, including a small label to the front pastedowns, and "Morton" handwritten in the corner of each title page. 5 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ampana, Fig. 10

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Ampana, Fig. 10" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 18.75? and is in excellent condition with a slightly cropped right margin, evidence of previous repair to the central crease and light color runoff from being bound. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. These trees, similar to palm trees, are expertly hand-colored and detailed in rich shades of green and brown. Illustrated on this dynamic engraving are details of the branches of the tree, the flowering stalks and bark. Precise lines define and detail expertly and add naturalistic qualities to the engraving.

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        Odallam, Fig. 39

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Odallam, Fig. 39" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 19.25? and is in excellent condition with faint evidence of previous repair to the central crease. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. This plant, commonly called the Suicide Tree because of its poisonous kernel, is vibrantly colored with rich green leaves, pink flowers and orange-yellow fruit. This engraving is well detailed showing the flesh of the pink fruit and the pink kernel, which when exposed to air will eventually turn dark. The suicide tree, from the same family as the Oleander bush, is native to India and other parts of Southern Asia.

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        Belilla, Fig. 18

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Belilla, Fig. 18" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 19? and is in excellent condition with few foxing marks and evidence of previous repair to the central crease. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. This flowering plant is expertly hand-colored with rich green stems and leaves and long, delicate, five pointed pink flowers. This plant is finely detailed with highlights and contours throughout creating a naturalistic representation. Illustrated in the lower left corner is a more detailed image of the seed pod and leaf and a cross section of the seed pod.

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        Kaida, Fig. 5

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Kaida, Fig. 5" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 19? and is in excellent condition with faint evidence of previous repair to the central crease. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. This plant is expertly hand-colored in rich greens and green-blue. The razor edges of the long leaves are aloe-like and the shading and highlighting add a naturalistic element to the engraving. The fruit at the center is finely detailed as each seed is rounded and divided into thirds. The composition to the right gives a view from a distance, giving a different perspective of this interesting and detailed plant.

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        Fodda-panna Tab. 20

      Malabar, 1693. unbound. very good. Botanical. Uncolored engraving. Page measures 15" X 19.25". Image measures 13.5" x 17". Beautiful impression of two South Asian palm trees and details of their growth stages. Minor toning along bottom margin. Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draackenstein (1636-1691) was commander of Malabar and was responsible for compiling the "Hortus Malabaricus", a major publication of the flora and medicinal use of plants, which took 30 years to complete.

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        Elengi, Fig. 20

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Elengi, Fig. 20" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 19? and is in excellent condition with faint evidence of previous repair to the central crease and a light pencil marking below the title. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. This plant is expertly hand-colored with rich branches and leaves in green, yellow and red, with red and green flower buds. The highlighting and shadowing on this engraving give the plant a naturalistic look, as though it is blowing in the wind. The flower buds are further detailed below the branch as a cross-section of the bud and seed is illustrated alongside the delicate pink and white flower.

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        Carua, Fig. 57

      Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakenstein was a Dutch traveler, the one time Governor of Cochin and a naturalist whom worked for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. In 1693 he published his work, ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? in twelve volumes. This publication is the oldest comprehensive book printed on the natural plant wealth of Asia and of the tropics, specifically the south Indian Malabar region.Van Rheede?s ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus? is the result of 30 years of compiling and editing information from a team of the best of 17th century European physicians, scientist, technicians, illustrators and engravers, whom collaborated with scholars from all over India. It is of great importance today as a rare record of the plant wealth of Kerala (India) and medicinal uses of those plants, and is the only source of information about ancient Indian medicinal plants. Comprising 1,595 pages of text, all in Latin, the original book contains descriptions and illustrations of 742 plants. Included in the plant descriptions are the medicinal properties of the plants, the respective diseases for which they were used for treatment and the modes of treatment as known to the ancient, renowned traditional physicians of Malabar (Kerala).This fine hand-colored engraving titled "Carua, Fig. 57" from ?Hortus Indicus Malabaricus,? measures 15.25? x 19? and is in excellent condition with light staining in the lower corners, a small hold in the right margin and faint evidence of previous repair to the central crease. As illustrated on this plate, the plant is described by its names in the regional language of Malayalam, which was the language used by the natives of Cohin during the 17th century. This vibrantly colored plant, with rich green stems and leaves is highlighted with red buds preparing to flower. The dissection of this plant in the lower left corner shows with bud, and see inside as well as the small white flower. This plant is extremely well detailed and highlighting and shading of the plant creates a more naturalistic look.

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        The Folly and Unreasonableness of Atheism demonstrated from The Advantage and Pleasure of a Religious Life, The Faculties of Human Souls, The Structure of Animate Bodies & The Origin and Frame of the World: In EIGHT SERMONS Preached at the Lecture Founded by the Honourable ROBERT BOYLE, Esqui

      London: Printed by J.H. for H. Mortlock at the Phoenix in St Paul's Church-yard., 1693. First Collected Edition.*. Full contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, 6 compartments. On both sides are blind tooled panels, plain in the centre and with devices at each corner. The compartments of the spine were almost certainly plain originally but later, possibly in the 19th century a tile piece was put on, a little gilt decoration was applied to the raised bands and gilt armorial devices in the compartments. The calf binding is worn at extremities and lacks the tile piece.. .Signature D in the first sermon is browned otherwise fresh and clean inside. The calf binding is worn at extremities and lacks the label. . Quarto. 205 X 155 mm pp General title page: [iv],36; 33; 32; 36; 35[36]; [ii], 34; 40; 42 Each sermon has its own title page. Speckled edges. The forrmer owner's name, "Geo. Baillie'" is neatly inscribed on the title page in an old hand and his fine armorial bookplate (sculpt. A Johnston) , engraved on copper, tells us that he was "one of the Lords of the Treasury'"& Wing B1930. * This is the Nonce edition, with the general title page. It incorporates the first six sermons and first editions of the last two sermons. According to Bartholomew (see his Bibliography of Bentley p.6) "The following General Title was issued in 1693 to cover the eight Boyle Lectures in any editions". A letter dated 1968 from Mr. Osborne of Dawsons Pall Mall to Sir William Paton, Book Collector (included in the book) gives more detailed information about the edition and contains the following statement, "The only other Nonce edition of these sermons we have had was one in 1961 which was constituted exactly as the copy you hold with only the last two [being] first editions". The collation given in the ESTC record of this present item contains the following note: ÒThe edition of the contents vary. The pagination given is for an item with reissues of Wing B1932, B1936, B1919, B1922, B1926, B1915, B1917, and B1918.Ó

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        1693 Ozanam Mathematics Engineering Mechanics Perspective Science 28 PLATES

      Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1693. Tome IV - 1693 Ozanam Mathematics Engineering Mechanics Perspective Science 28 PLATES Extremely Rare & Valuable ILLUSTRATED GIFT IDEA I offer here the famous Mathematics textbook of Jacques Ozanam. Main author: Ozanam, Jacques, 1640-1717. Title details: Cours de mathématique : qui comprend toutes les parties de cette science les plus utiles & les plus necessaires à un homme de guerre, & à tous ceux qui se veulent perfectionner dans les mathematiques / par Mr Ozanam. Qui contient la mécanique & la perspective Published: Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1693. Language: French FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in the photos; see photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 276 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1693. Tome IV Size: ~7.75in X 5.25in (19.5cm x 13cm) More photos available upon request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plutarch's Lives

      London: Printed by R.E. for Jacob Tonson, 1693 5 vols. 652, 635, 635, 822, 762 p. 19 cm. 53 plates, darkened. Plate tucked in volume five, p. 16-17. Full mottled leather. Cambridge panel binding with gilt edges. A few scuffs, some wear to edges, chipped head-bands, some corners bumped. Front board loose on volume four. Some wormholes, stains and smudges. Title page darkened, and a small tear in page 53 of volume one. Faint water stain in volume three. One inch tear in upper corner page 249 of volume four. Publisher Tonson was founder of the famed Kit-Kat Club. Extended title: "Translated from the Greek by Several Hands. To which is prefixt The Life of Plutarch".

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        The Compleat Gard'ner (Complete Gardener)

      Matthew Gillyflower 1693. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First English Edition 1693. Translated by John Evelyn. Title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, 2 folding plates and 9 engraved pruning plates, together with a fine set of engraved headpieces depicting scenes of gardening. Very light damp stain to early leaves top right corner (photo), ownership inscription of Robert Dashwood on title (photo) & Contemporary mottled calf spine gilt titling, rebacked preserving the original spine, hinges strengthened. Else all very tight and clean. Super plates.

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        NEW HISTORICAL RELATION OF THE KINGDOM OF SIAM...Wherein Full and Curious Account is Given to the Chinese Way of Arithmetick and Mathematick Learning.. Done Out of the French by A. P. Gen. R.S.S

      London: Printed by F.L. for Tho. Horne, et al, 1693. Two volumes bound as one. First edition in English. Illustrated with seven (of nine) engraved plates and two maps, additional illustrations within the text, title-page of Vol. I printed in black and red. 4to, in antique full paneled calf, the spine at some time sympathetically renewed to correct style with raised bands and a red morocco label lettered in gilt, original endpapers retained and new endleaves added additionally. [2], 143; [2], 145-260. A very well preserved copy, textually complete and with seven of the nine called for plates. Copies with all nine plates are uncommon and the work is frequently found with some number fewer and sometimes with no plates at all. The text is clean and quite fresh with only very occasional signs of the common age toning. AN IMPORTANT EARLY WORK ON THE FAR EAST. The author was the Envoy Extraordinary from the king of France to the King of Siam in the years 1687 and 1688. This embassy was one of the several sent by Louis XIV to the Kind of Siam, who at this time was King Narai the Great (Ramathibodi III). All of the embassies were accompanied by priests of the Jesuit orders. This embassy, composed of five warships, arrived in Bangkok in October 1687 and was received by the Siamese diplomat Ok-khun Chamnan. De la Loubère returned to France three months later, this time accompanied by the Jesuit Guy Tachard, and a Siamese embassy led by Ok-khun Chamnan. Cox notes, “La Loubere must have been busy with his eyes to note so much in a three months' stay... ...In addition to the interesting account of Siam and the Siamese, this work contains many curios matters of information: The Life of Thevetat, Siamese Alphabet, Smoking Instrument, Chess-Play of the Chinese, Relation of the Cape of Good Hope, with four cuts, Siamese Astronomy, Problem of Magical Squares, according to the Indians, Manners of the Chinese.” La Loubere’s account is lucid, accurate and comprehensive in his description of the life and peoples of the Kingdom of Siam and is generally regarded as the best European account to have come out of the 17th century.

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        Les Forces de l'Europe, ou description des principales villes aves leurs fortifications ... pour l'usage de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1693-1696. 8 parts in 1, oblong folio. (11 x 15 inches). Title pages to each part printed in red and black, allegorical frontispiece engraved by Schoonebeck (bound following the part 2 title), engraved dedication to Bourgogne (bound following the part 1 title), letterpress table of plans for parts 1-5 (with contemporary manuscript listing of parts 6-8 on verso), 9 preliminary engraved plates (7 with corresponding letterpress or engraved text leaves), 175 engraved plans and views (1 folding). Contemporary mottled calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in blind (worn). A noted French military atlas. Although predominantly maps, plans and views of fortifications of European cities in France, Germany, and the Netherlands, the atlas also includes a number of other regions, including Malta, Constantinople, Tripoli and elsewhere. Among the most interesting of these is the plan of Quebec (Kershaw 279), bound as the map 23 in part 5. "In August 1690, Sir William Phips left Boston to attack and capture Quebec. Previous military success at Port Royal had given the English an excess of confidence, which Phips fully exploited in planning his expedition against Quebec, but which quickly evaporated when the under-equipped force discovered the extent of the defenses at Quebec. The operation was disastrous, and the English struggled back to Boston losing a number of ships on the way. The battle lines of the English fleet and the details of the French defenses were recorded by Villeneuve in manuscript form, which were subsequently the source of a sequence of printed maps [including the present]" (Kershaw). See Pastoureau for a complete list of plates in this atlas. Phillips, A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 517a; Shirley, Maps in the Atlases of the British Library, T.Fer-1c; Pastoureau, Les Atlas Francais XVle-XVlle Siecles, Fer IX A.

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        An Impartial History of the Wars of Ireland, With a Continuation thereof

      London: Richard Chiswell,, 1693. In Two Parts. From the Time that Duke Schonberg Landed with an Army in that Kingdom, to the 23d. of March 169½. When Their Majesties Proclamation was published, declaring the War to be ended … Quarto (193 × 145 mm) Nineteenth-century calf by Murton, red morocco label, compartments gilt with floral tools, French fillet panel gilt enclosing a foliate and dog-tooth panels with pomegranate corner-pieces in blind, foliate edge-roll, all edges gilt, foliate roll to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers. 14 folding maps and plans, bound with the half-title with licence verso. Neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, library stamps of the British Museum and duplicate sale stamp - 1881 - verso of the general title, short split to the original title to the first part, a few minor chips and splits, without loss, at the margins of the plates, light browning and occasional spotting, but overall a very good copy. Reissue of the 1691 and 1693 first editions with a general title page. Story sailed to Ireland with the Duke of Schomberg's army as chaplain to Sir Thomas Gower's regiment of foot. Story was at the battle of the Boyne, and served with Lord Drogheda while the war lasted. After the surrender of Limerick in November 1691 Story's regiment went to Ulster, and at the conclusion of hostilities they remained in the northern province as part of the standing army. "In 1691 he published a compendious Impartial History of the most Material Occurrences in the Kingdom of Ireland, which was completed early in 1693 with a separate Continuation, dedicated to William III. These volumes had the merits of an eyewitness to the recent fighting, and contain much valuable detail on the military engagements and the costs—both human and financial—of the Williamite war. They use a framework derived from earlier apologists of the English interest in Ireland, such as Spenser and Davies, and never enjoyed the influence of William King's State of the Protestants. Nevertheless, in his awareness of the continuing influx of Scots and of the cupidity of protestant landowners in preferring to set lands to Irish Catholic tenants for higher rents, and in his recognition that the Irish had no realistic alternative to rule by England, Story offered shrewd insights" (ODNB). A very nice copy with the bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson Currer, whose collection, Dibdin believed, "placed her 'at the head of all female collectors in Europe'", and the contemporary ownership inscription of Peter Le Neve, herald and antiquary, whose "books and manuscripts was held over twelve days from 22 February 1731, during which period over 2000 printed books and 1252 manuscript lots were sold". A doubly attractive provenance.

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        2me carte Particuliere des Costes de Normandie

      Paris: , c 1693. Size: 630 × 940 mm. Copperplate engraving with lovely original outline colour. Some strengthening to the verso, otherwise in very good condition. An excellent large scale chart of the Channel Islands, together with the Normandy, and a small portion of the Brittany coastlines. A large compass rose, and associated rhumb lines radiate across the chart. Local maritime hazards such as sunken rocks and sand banks are shown. Produced for Jaillot in his 'Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines'.

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        Carte du De Troit du Sond Contenant les Costes de l'Isle de Zelande Comprises entre Nicopen et l'Isle de Meun., et Celles du Schonen depuis la Poiinte de Kol, jusqu'a Valsterbon

      Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1693. very good. Sea chart. Engraving with original hand outline color. Image measures 22.75" x 34.75". Stunning sea chart of the eastern coast of Sjaelland (Zealand) in Denmark and the western coast of Sweden. Includes Copenhagen, Amager and Helsingoer (Elsinore). A large inset shows Copenhagen. Rhumb lines throughout and three compass roses. Beautifully detailed geographic features include topography, farm land and sand bars. Published in "Le Neptune Francois" in Amsterdam. Wear along original fold, minor creasing to corners.

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        Carte Particuliere des Postes de France. [France]

      1693 - Large and highly detailed map of France that is fully engraved and very well colored. This is one of the earliest postal maps of France. The country is well covered with postal service routes clearly shown via dashed lines that connect scores of towns and villages.

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        Some Thoughts Concerning Education

      London: for A. and J. Churchill. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE of John Locke's "enormously influential work" on educational theory (Britannica). "Locke's writings were not confined to political philosophy and epistemology. Some Thoughts Concerning Education (1693), for example, remains a standard source in the philosophy of education. It developed out of a series of letters that Locke had written from Holland to his friend Edward Clarke concerning the education of Clarke's son, who was destined to be a gentleman but not necessarily a scholar. It emphasizes the importance of both physical and mental development-both exercise and study. The first requirement is to instill virtue, wisdom, and good manners. This is to be followed by book learning. For the latter, Locke gives a list of recommended texts on Latin, French, mathematics, geography, and history, as well as civil law, philosophy, and natural science. There should also be plenty of scope for recreation, including dancing and riding" (Britannica). "For Locke the central purpose of education was education into virtue, and this meant training in self-control: 'The Principle of all Vertue and Excellency lies in a power of denying our selves the satisfaction of our own Desires, where Reason does not authorize them' (section 38). Locke did not regard children as innately cruel or malevolent-he thought the cruelty they frequently displayed as having been learned by bad example-but he did see them as naturally wilful and selfish. This was not original sin in the traditional theological sense, but it was a long way from Rousseau's faith in the goodness of the uncorrupted human heart. Of all Locke's works, Some Thoughts is perhaps the one that reveals most about its author" (DNB). First State, with skewed woodcut ornament on title page, "I my" catchword on leaf A2 verso, and "Patronnge" on A3 verso. London: for A. and J. Churchill, 1693. Octavo, recent sympathetic speckled paneled calf with gilt decorations on spine and leather spine label. Small early owner signature on top margin of title. A few occasional spots to text. A fine copy.

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        Great Britain's Coasting Pilot (Wales - 8 sheets only)

      WELSH Coast only. First edition of the maps was in 1693, the first Sea Atlas produced by an Englishman and was reissued numerous times over the next hundred years. The maps in this offer make up 8 loose center fold charts of the Welsh Coast which include:- all on thick heavy paper, 50 by 59 cms, copper engravings most showing a compass rose, rhumb lines, sailing boats, all uncoloured, all have large decorative cartouches. They are - Not numbered St Georges Channel, No 24 Milford-Haven, No 25 Milford Haven and the Islands Adjacent, 26 Cardigan Bay, 27 Holy-Head Part of the Island of Anglesey in North Wales, 28 P. of Carnarvan Shire, 29 The Isle of Man, 30 The River Dee or Chester-Water. All have a couple of tiny pin pricks to top left & right corners and a couple have a tiny pin prick to the maps -plotting?-. No date or edition stated. Very rare to become available as such! Housed in a large protective up and over box covered in brown bookcloth with printed title to front on white paper label. The survey took seven years and was undertaken from the Merlin, Monmouth, Martin, and the Younge Spragge. Collins probably used existing charts and seamen's sketches and notes, as well as his own observations in this remarkably ambitious undertaking. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia

      Rome: Pace Gallery, 1693 Foxed, crease on first plate, otherwise plates are very good. Bookplate, owner notes inside front board. Leather spine much rubbed and cracked, boards loose, text block sound. About 14 x 20 inches oblong.. Hard Cover. Good Only. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Dissertatio inauguralis chymico-medica de Cortice Caryophylloide Amboiensi vulgo Culilawan dicto quam consensu gratiosae facultatis medicae praeside Io. Friderico Cartheuser [...] pro gradu doctoris rite atque legitime obtinendo die V. Maii MDCCLIII. [...] publice defendet

      Unter Rückenfalz geheftet.. Quart. XXXXIV S., mit sieben (verschiedenen) Holzschnittvignetten, davon eine bezeichnet I. G. Unger, sc. Berolini. Titelblatt mit alter, handschriftlicher Nummerierung im oberen rechten Rand. Durchgehend etwas gebräunt. Die letzten 3 Blatt enthalten Lobpreisungen des Promoventen von Paul Ernst Jablonski (1693-1757), Johann Gottlieb von Hackemann (1710 [1714?]-1784) und Karl August von Bergen (1704-1759). Erste Ausgabe. — Nicht bei Ferchl. — Poggendorff (I, 385) erwähnt diese Schrift nicht. — Sehr selten. Gewürznelken gehörten ob ihrer pharmazeutischen und kulinarischen Anwendbarkeit schon vor dem 18. Jahrhundert zu den gefragtesten Gewürzen überhaupt. Doch nicht die hohe Nachfrage allein, auch die stark eingeschränkte Verfügbarkeit trieb den Preis in die Höhe: Während Gewürznelken heute vor allem auf Sansibar angebaut werden, so sind sie doch ursprünglich nur auf zwei kleinen Inseln der Molukken, Ternate und Tidore, heimisch. Seit Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts wurden beide Inseln von Holland kontrolliert, der Handel mit Gewürznelken ausschließlich von der Holländischen Kompagnie abgewickelt. Der leichteren Beherrschbarkeit halber — die Inseln waren strategisch ungünstig gelegen und schon seit langem zwischen Holland und Portugal umstritten — verlagerte man den Anbau nach Ambon. Das Monopol der Holländer wurde mehrfach versucht zu brechen, aber erst 1766 gelang es einem Franzosen — die Ironie der Geschichte will es, daß sein Name Pierre Poivre lautete — Samen und Setzlinge von den Molukken zu schmuggeln und diese auf Reunion bzw. Mauritius anzupflanzen, was ihm nach einigen Fehlschlägen auch gelang. Die Aussicht auf lukrative Geschäfte beflügelte so auch die Suche nach Surrogaten, nicht zuletzt bei den Holländern selbst. Krünitz weiß über das in der vorliegenden Schrift untersuchte Ersatzgewürz Coulilawan folgendes zu berichten: Coulilawan, Culilavan, Culilaban, heißt die aromatische Rinde eines Baumes, der auf den moluckischen Inseln wächst. Sie riecht wie Zimmet und Nelken, und ist izt als eine neue Art Gewürz in Holland Mode. Die holländischen Droguisten verkaufen dieselbe das Pfund für ungefähr 40 Stüver. Diese Rinde ist dick und compact; auswendig braun, inwendig aber von hellerer Farbe; sie läßt sich sehr leicht pulverisiren, und alsdenn erst verbreitet sie einen starken und sehr angenehmen Geruch. Die Indianer brauchen ihrer viel zu ihrem Bobori, welches eine Sorte von gewürzhaftem Brey ist, womit sie sich den Leib einsalben, um sowohl gut zu riechen, als sich auch für den Schmerzen zu verwahren, oder davon zu heilen, die ihnen von den kühlen Nächten zustoßen, wenn sie etwa unter freyen Himmel schlafen müssen. Sie bedienen sich derselben auch bisweilen zu ihren Speisen, und in den Getränken, statt einer Arzeney. Die holländischen Apotheker brauchen sie manchmal in ihren Compositionen, statt der Cassia lignea. In dem chymischen Laboratorio, welches in Amboina zum Dienst der holländischen Compagnie angelegt ist, zieht man aus dieser Rinde, durch die Destillation, ein durchdringendes und wie Nelken riechendes Oehl ab, welches, auf Befehl gedachter Compagnie, zur Handlung der Droguisten, nach Holland gebracht wird. Es wird auch sogar in ganz Holland, unter dem Namen des Nelkenöhls, wiewohl in sehr wohlfeilerm Preise, vertrieben, immaßen das Pfund davon nur 12 bis 13 Gulden kostet, dahingegen das wahre Nelkenöhl eben soviel als das Zimmtöhl gilt, wovon die Unze daselbst zu 12 bis 13 Gulden verkaufet wird. Die Privatpersonen auf den moluckischen Inseln haben nicht die Freyheit, dieses Oehl abzuziehen, obgleich die Coulilawanrinde daselbst sehr gemein ist. Den Nutzen dieses Oehls, und den botanischen Character des Baums, welcher diese Rinde trägt, wird Hr. D. Martini in seinem Naturlexikon angeben. (Krünitz, Bd. 8, S. 407f). — F. A. Cartheuser, Sohn des Pharmakologen, Chemikers und Arztes Johann Friedrich Cartheuser wurde in Halle a.d.S. geboren und übernahm nach seiner Promotion den Lehrstuhl für Mineralogie, Botanik und Chemie der Viadrina (1754 bis 1766). Im Anschluß ging er ins Nassauische, wo er auf den Giessener Lehrstuhl für Naturgeschichte berufen worden war. Er bekleidete später die Ämter des Bergrathes zu Darmstadt sowie eines Nassauischen Geheimrathes. Die Themenwahl seiner vorliegenden Dissertation stand wohl noch unter dem Einfluß des Vaters, sie ist in den einschlägigen Bibliographien nicht nachweisbar.

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        Specchio lucidissimo di santita, et miracoli nella vita, morte, et doppo morte della B. Chiara da Montefalco dell`Ordine Eremitano di Sant`Agostino del M.R.P.F. Gio. Matteo Giberti venetiano

      Fuligno, per Antonio Mariotti, 1693.. Mit gefalt. Holzschnitt und kl. Holzschnitt-Portrait auf Titel. 4 Bll., 170 S., 2 Bll. Flexibler Pappband d. Zt. 4°. Zarri, Donna disciplina creanza cristiana dal XV al XVII secolo, 1249 (mit wie hier vorliegender Kollation); IT\ICCU\URBE\019450 (gibt 3 Bll. am Ende, bei vorliegendem Expl. dürfte das letzte weiße Blatt fehlen). - Erstmals 1668 in Venedig erschienene Darstellung des Lebens der Heiligen Chiara (Klara) von Montefalco (1268-1308), die Alter von 6 Jahren in die Reklusengemeinschaft bei Spoleto eintrat. 1290 zog die Gemeinschaft nach Santa Croce, kurz darauf wurde Chiara Äbtissin des Ordens. "Schon früh hatte K. immer wieder Visionen, die …wohl nicht zuletzt durch ihre besonders strenge Entsagung und Askese mit ausgelöst wurden… In der Mitte ihres Lebens wurde K. zu ihrer großen Verzweiflung für einen Zeitraum von immerhin elf Jahren ihrer Visionsgabe vollständig beraubt, ehe sie gegen Ende ihres Lebens zu besonders intensiven Schauungen und ekstatischen Zuständen zurückfand… Im Zusammenhang ihrer seelsorgerlichen Tätigkeit stand sie mit wichtigen Persönlichkeiten des kirchlichen Lebens wie z.B. Ubertino da Casale oder den Kardinälen Pietro und Giacomo Colonna in Korrespondenz. Auch einige Heilungswunder werden ihr zugeschrieben… Am 17. August 1308 ist K. im Kreise ihrer Schwestern gestorben. Die legendarisch gefärbte Mitteilung, daß die Schwestern nach ihrem Tode den Leichnam geöffnet und dabei Abbildungen der Marterwerkzeuge Christi (Kreuz, Nägel, Dornenkrone) wahrgenommen hätten, hat ihr den Beinamen `Klara vom Kreuz` eingetragen…" (BBKL XVII, 788). - Klara von Montefalco wurde am 13. April 1737 durch Papst Clemens XII. selig- und am 8. Dezember 1881 durch Papst Leo XIII. heiliggesprochen. Ihr Gedenktag ist der 17. August. Der unverweste Leichnam befindet sich im Augustinerinnenkloster von Montefalco. - Der Holzschnitt mit Abbildung der Marterwerkzeuge ("Misteri miracolosi trovati nel Cuore della Beata Chiara"). - Der einfache Einband leicht altersfleckig. Etwas gebräunt, das letzte Blatt etwas tintenfleckig. Die Tafel am Rand etwas knittrig und an der Faltung unten mit kl. Einriss.

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        Histoire d`Emeric Comte de Tekeli, ou Mémoires pour servir à sa vie. Où l`on voit ce que c`est passé de plus considérable en Hongrie depuis sa naissance jusques à present

      Köln (d. i. Holland), "chez Jaques de la vérité", 1693.. Mit gest. Portrait und einer gest. Kostümtafel ("Hongrois"). 1 Bl., 280 S., 6 Bll. - II. Rycaut, Paul: Histoire de l`éstat (sic!) present de l`eglise Grecque et de l`eglise Arménienne. Traduit de l`Anglois par M. (Jean Baptiste) de Rosemond. Middelburg. Horthemels 1692. 23 Bll., 444 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. I. Barbier II 656; Weller III 53. - Die erste von zwei Nachdruck-Ausgaben; die Originalausgabe erschien 1671 in Paris. "Comme cet ouvrage n`est qu`une compilation des gazettes et des Mercures, Le Clerc ne l`a jamais avoué" (Barbier). Biographie des berühmten ungarischen Grafen und Heerführers Imre Tököly (in Deutschland auch "Emerich von Thöckely" genannt), der sich mit den Türken siegreich gegen Kaiser Leopold I. verbündete, zeitweilig zum König von Ungarn und zum Großfürsten von Siebenbürgen erhoben wurde. Bei Erscheinen des Buches war der Feldherr noch aktiv; er zog sich erst nach dem Friedensschluss von 1699 zurück und verblieb, vom Sultan hoch geehrt, bis zu seinem Tode (1705) in der Türkei. - II. Quérard VIII, 14. Nicht bei Blackmer und Atabey (nur die englische Ausgabe von 1679). - "There was a great deal of controversy at this time about the nature of the Eucharist, and the doctrine of the Orthodox Church seemed to be unclear on this point. Both the Anglican and Roman Churches wanted to be able to claim the support of the Greek Church for their respective dogmas. As a result several works on the Greek Church appeared during the latter part of the 17th century (see also Covel and Smith). Rycaut`s work on the Greek Church is significant for the knowledge and sympathy it displays. He was almost alone among his contemporaries in understanding the struggles of the Greeks to maintain their religion in the face of the Turkish and Catholic pressures" (Leonora Navari). - Oberes Kapital mit kleinen Einrissen. Etwas berieben. Titel von (I) mit Stempel der Grafen Holstein-Holsteinborg. Titelei am oberen und unteren Falz etwas feuchtfleckig. Gutes Exemplar!

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        Varia sacra

      Franeker: Jacobum Horreum, 1693. 4to. pp. [12], 768, [28]. Half title for each section. Bound in quarter vellum with paste paper boards - well rubbed. Library book plate on inside front cover. Title page displays a large woodcut device. Pages are clean overall with occasional spotting and age toning; faint inscription above title page device; outer margin of pp.735-6 reinforced with contemporary paper. Fore edge of the text block is a bit rubbed. The bottom edge is stamped with a library name. Board corner tips neatly repaired. Johann Van der Waeyen (1639-1701) was a Frisian Minister, scholar and controversialist. In 1677 he was forced to leave his position in Middelburg and move to Franeker. [See M'Clintock, Cyclopaedia of Biblical Lit.] Among his better known works is a commentary on Balthasar Bekker's book on witchcraft. Van der Waeyen's interest in demonology is also apparent in this collection of tracts which contains two essays (485 pages) on the demon AZAZEL who was associated with the Israelite scape-goat ritual. The book also contains a commentary on Paul's Epistle to the Galatians and several other essays.

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        Vita et doctrina Jesu Christi Ex Quatuor Evanvelistis CollectaNicolaum Avanicinum

      Antwerp - Joannis Baptisteaw Verdussen, 1693 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce early edition ofVita et doctrina Jesu Christi Ex Quatuor Evanvelistis Collecta, by Nicola Avancini. The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ, Collected from the Four Evangelists. In daily meditations. In Latin. Nicola Avancini (1612 - 1686) was an asceticalwriter. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1677, and for some years held the chair of rhetoric and philosophy at Gratz, and subsequently that of theology at Vienna. He was rector of the Colleges of Passau, Vienna, and Graz, Provincial of the Austrian Province, Visitor of Bohemia, and at his death Assistant for the German Provinces of the Society. In the midst of these duties he published works on philosophy, theology, and sacred literature. His Meditations on the Life and Doctrines of Jesus Christ has maintained some popularity. This work, originality in Latin, was translated into the principal European languages and went through many editions. But these meditations, in their simple as well as their extended form, have assisted in the task of daily meditation. Previous owner's ink inscription and annotation to title. Condition: In a contemporary leather binding. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and marks to boards and loss to head and tail of backstrip. Joints starting slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the odd spot and occasional handling marks. Slight evidence of past worming to rear pastedown andchipping to endpapers. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        [Psyches et Amoris nuptiae fabula a Raphaele Sanctio Urbinate Romae in Farnesianis hortis Transtyberim ad veterum aemulationem ac laudem colorum luminibus expressa a... Dorigny... delineata et incisa, et a Ioanne Petro Belloriio notis illustrata]

      Rome: Domenico de' Rossi, 1693 [or later]. Large folio. 10 hand-coloured engraved plates by Dorigny on laid paper (each 15 7/8 x 26 inches approximately), titles and imprints printed in gold, black ink-ruled borders, each plate cut to the edge of the image, mounted on large sheets of contemporary thick laid paper (each 29 3/8 x 40 3/8 inches approximately). Unbound. A very fine suite of richly hand-coloured plates offering a stunning visual record of one of the best of the decorative interior schemes carried out by Raphael in Rome. This wonderful series records Raphael's 'Cupid and Psyche' series of frescoes, carried out by him between 1516 and 1518 in the Loggia of Psyche in the villa Farnesina in Rome. The series also comes with a title and an eleventh plate of the ceiling fresco in the adjoining Sala di Galatea, executed in 1512: neither the plate nor the title are present here. Originally published by the Rossis, the engravings are the work of Nicolas Dorigny (1658-1746) who lived and worked in Rome between about 1690 and 1719. The painter, classicist, and art historian Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613-1696) provided the text at the foot of the plates (appropriate excerpts from Apuleuis's Golden Ass). "Raphael Invenit: Stampe da Rafaello" (1985) Dorigny 37-46; cf. Brunet IV, 1111; cf. Berlin Kat 4066

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Monasticon Anglicanum, or, the History of the Abbies, and other Monasteries, Hospitals, Cathedral and Collegiate Churches in England and Wales. With Divers French, Irish and Scotch Monasteries formerly relating to England

      London: Printed for Sam Keble and Hen. Rhodes, 1693. First English language edition. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 7 3/4 x 12 inches. Title page in red and black + 5 unnumbered leaves + 331 numbered pages (110, 207, 209, 223, 295, 296 misnumbered) + 6 unnumbered leaves (Catalogue of Houses and Table). With 11 [of 15] of the full page engravings which are often lacking. Each part with divisional title. A few unobtrusive contemporary ink notes, otherwise pages are bright and clean. Bound in near contemporary full brown calf with six raised bands to spine, red spine label with "History of Monaster" and gilt bands and decorations to compartments, now worn. Chipping to head and tail of spine. Expected scuffing and shelf wear to edges and corners. Hinges starting. ESTCR8166. A very good copy of this abridged translation of the Latin work in three volumes, originally published under the joint authorship of Roger Dodsworth and Sir William Dugdale, London, 1655-73.

      [Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books]
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