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        Copenhague

      Paris 1696 - A rather charming 17th century map Copenhagen. Title within a decorative cartouche. With the city coat of arms on the upper right hand side., Size : 225x340 (mm), 8.875x13.375 (Inches), Hand Colored

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Satire di Salvatore Rosa Dedicate a Settano

      Presso Severo Protomastix, Amsterdam 1696 - N.d. Circa 1690. 12mo. 160 pp. Woodcut ornament on title. (Brunet IV 1390. 12mo. Gamba 2071) Contemporary vellum. Front joint repaired. Slight separation of lower rear joint. Restoration to upper corner of leaf pp 93/4. P. 107 with awkwardly cut margin. Considerable toning especially around text, but overall fine other than issues mentioned. Rosa is best known as a landscape painter but he also in his lifetime has a considerable reputation as a poet. His eventful, picaresque, and now mythologized life centered at various times around Naples, Rome and Florence. As a champion of artistic freedom, Rosa rejected the then prevalent patronage system in the artworld. In the satires Rosa attacked aspects of the music and art scene, and the most famous of the satires, "La Babilonia", took daring swipes at the clergy, leading to its placement on the Vatican's Index of prohibited works. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tabula Geographico-Hydrographica Motus Oceani Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Ignivomos in Universo Orbe Indicans, Notat Haec Fig. Abyssos Montes Vulcanios. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte. Oberhalb große figürliche und ornamentale Kartusche mit Titel, unterhalb mit Bordüre. Im unteren Plattenrand mit "Tom. II. p. 132" bezeichnet.

      Nürnberg 1696 - 36 x 42,5 cm. aus J. Zahn: Mundi Mirabilis - in den weißen Rändern außerhalb des Plattenrandes teils etwas stockfleckig, mit unbedeutender, schwacher Queschfalte rechts neben der Mittelfalz, sehr gut erhaltene, seltene Welt- und Vulkankarte mit schönem Kolorit - unter Passepartout und Glas in Goldleiste gerahmt (54 x 58 cm) 5100 Gramm.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE GENES, DEPUIS L'AN 464. DE LA FONDATION ROME, JUSQU'À PRESENT. 3 vols.

      Chez Denys du Puis, Paris 1696 - 1re édition, (686) + 388 + 441pp. Titres décorées d'une gravure. Frontespice dans vol I. Ex libris "Bibliotheca Nobil. Franc. Deschamps. Ex Museo P. Deschamps" 3 volumes. Dos et plats légèrement frottées. Bon état, bel ensemble. Reliure plein veau, dos à nerfs, titres, tomaisons et dos ornées et dorées.

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        [Title in Greek and in Latin] GRAECIAE DESCRIPTIO ACCURATA...cum Latina Romuli Amasaei interpretatione. Accesserunt Gul. Xylandri & Frid. Sylburgii annotationes, ac novae notae Joachimi Kuhnii

      Leipzig: Thomas Fritsch, 1696. First of this important and beautifully printed edition. With parallel text in Greek and Latin; printed in double columns, title printed in red and black, with engraved vignette of Pegasus, with woodcut head- and tail-pieces and with a folio presentation page beautifully printed and unique to this volume. Folio, in a fine binding of contemporary vellum, the covers with gilts coats of arms at the center, probably Dutch, surrounded by a wide gilt rolled panel with gilt corner devices, the spine with raised bands. (3 ff), (20), (1), 943, (72, index and appendix). A SUPERB PRINTING AND IMPORTANT COPY OF THIS LUXURIOUSLY PRODUCED WORK. A SUPERB PRINTING AND MAGNIFICENT COPY OF THIS LUXURIOUSLY PRODUCED WORK. WITH FINE GILT COATS OF ARMS AT THE CENTERS OF THE COVERS AND WITH A UNIQUE FOLIO PRESENTATION PAGE.<br> "The great original authority on Greece." Pausanias, probably a native of Lydia, lived in the second century A.D.--the time of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius--and his work takes the form of a tour in the Peloponnesus and in part of northern Greece. It has no formal preface or introduction, but begins suddenly with the promontory of Sunium, the first point in Greece that would be seen by the voyager from Turkey, and it ends abruptly with an anecdote of a blind man of Naupactus. While following a strictly topographical order, Pausanias provides historical backgrounds and gives descriptions of memorials, religious art and architecture, interesting superstitions and customs of the people, and occasional notes on the natural features of products of a region.<br> The accuracy of Pausanias&#39; descriptions has been borne out by the remains of the buildings he describes. The most dramatic example of this is a note regarding the Lion-gate and the existing circuit wall of the Acropolis at Mycenae, in which the author mentions some tombs "within the wall." Heinrich Schliemann, following this hint, found the tombs during his excavations in the late nineteenth century.

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        [Greek: Pausaniou Tes Hellados periegesis] Hoc est, Pausaniae Graeciae Descriptio Accurata, qua Lector ceu manu per eam regionem circumducitur [Description of Greece]

      Lipsiae: Apud Thomam Fritsch. 1696. Folio. Translated by Romolo Quirino Amaseo, with commentaries by Friedrich Sylburg, Wilhelm Xylander, and Joachim Kuhn. Title in red and black with an engraved vignette of a winged horse. Text in Greek and Latin in parallel columns, with supplementary matter in Latin. Complete. 18th century full calf and marbled endpapers, all edges stained red. The calf binding is worn, front board neatly detached, thus fair only; internally very good with light scattered foxing to the outer margins. Still considered the best edition of Pausanias&#39; famous Description of Greece. A Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century, Pausanias provides contemporary descriptions of temples and shrines in the Peloponnese and central Greece, as well as frequent discussions of local myths and cult practices. From the library of John McVickar, an eminent author and professor of Philosophy, Rhetoric, Belles-lettres, and Political Economy at Columbia College in New York. Signed: "John M&#39;Vickar, Col. Coll., 1822," on the title page; with a printed bookplate from 1868: "Dominus Providebit by bequest from Rev. John McVickar..." on the front pastedown. .

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        Corpus Iuris Criminalis, Caroli V. Imperatoris, nova methodo, novisque notis theoretico-practicis, per membra, articulos, compages et praeiudicia, inter lucubrationes hiemales digestum, & in appendice variis, novisque consiliis adauctum. Oder, Peinliche Halß-Gerichts-Ordnung, Kayser Carls deß Fünfften [.].

      Ulm, Christian Balthasar Kühns Erben für Georg Wilhelm Kühn, 1696. - 4to. (6), 547, (45), (4), 549-696, (4), 64 (not: 46) pp. With engr. frontispiece and a folding table. Contemp. vellum with ms spine title. Edges sprinkled in red. Later edition (one of three variants printed the same year) of this revised text first published in 1685 by Jakob Otto; one of the last important revisions of the "Carolina". - Slight brownstaining to margins; minute wormhole in frontispiece. From the library of the Regensburg lawyer Sebastian Seelmann (cf. Kobolt), a member of Harsdörffer's "Pegnesian Order of the Flowers" since 1668. VD 17, 1:012318C. Kohler/Sch. XXXIX.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Judas. Der Ertz-Schelm. Erster, Zweyter, Dritter und Vierdter Theil [kmpl.].

      - Für ehrliche Leuth / Oder: Eigentlicher Entwurff / und Lebens-Beschreibung des Iscariotischen Bößwicht. Worinnen unterschiedliche Discurs, sittliche Lehrs-Puncten / Gedicht / und Geschicht / aus sehr reicher Vorrath Biblischer Concepten. Welche nit allein einem Prediger auff der Cantzel sehr dienlich fallen [.] Anjetzo aber vermehret / verbessert / und auff das neue heraß gegeben. Zusammengetragen durch Pr[ediger] Abraham à S[ancta] Clara. Versch. Aufl. Tl. 1 u. 3 Salzburg, bey Melchior Haan / Tl. 2 u. 4 Nürnberg, Johann Georg Lochner, 1696, 1752, 1692, 1752. 13 Bll., 457 S., 5 Bll. / 4 Bll., 453 S., 17 Bll. / 11 Bll., 556 S., 8 Bll. / 5 Bll., 433 S., 11 Bll., 8°, Tl. 1 in braun marmoriertem Pappband d. Zt., Tl. 2-4 in Leder d. Zt., mit Rotschnitt Abraham a Sancta Clara oder Abraham a Santa Clara, bürgerlich Johann Ulrich Megerle (1644-1709), bedeutendster kath. Prediger der Barockzeit, u. Schriftsteller. Seine Predigten waren populär, weil unterhaltsamen u. satirisch. Kaiser Leopold I. ernannte ihn 1677 zum Subprior u. Hofprediger. Während den Türkenkriegen versuchte er die Bevölkerung aufzumuntern, Tausende strömten zu den Massenpredigten. Ab 1690 leitete Abraham a Sancta Clara die deutsch-böhmische Ordensprovinz der Augustiner-Barfüßer, kehrte jedoch 1695 nach Wien zurück, wo er auch verstarb. - Judas der Erz-Schelm ist sein Haupterk. Die vier Teile um Judas Ischariot erschienen über fast 10 Jahre (1686, 1689, 1692 u. 1695). Durch Judas` Verrat soll Jesus an die Römer ausgeliefert (u. schliesslich gekreuzigt) worden sein. - Teil 3 in Erstauflage. Die beiden Bände von 1752 (im Gegensatz zur EA) eigentlich jew. mit Frontispiz, das hier aber fehlt! Die Einbände sind dem Alter entsprechend deutlich berieben u. etwas bestossen; die Seiten leicht gebräunt u. stellenweise etwas braunfleckig; bei Tl. 1 wurde von einem Blatt der Rand abgeschnitten (evtl. fehlen dadurch gedruckte Randanmerkungen), sonst gute Expl.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        PRACTICA DE EL CONFESSONARIO y explicación de las 65 proposiciones condenadas por la santidad de N.S.P. Inocencio XI. Primera y Segunda parte.

      A. Gonçalez de Reyes, Madrid 1696 - Fol, 1h, port. 2 tintas con viñeta grab. (xilografía), 18h, 216p (incl. 4 árboles de consanguinidad), portada, 219-493p (en realidad 491, errores paginación), alg. hojas tostadas, hum. esq. sup. pág. 424 en adelante, sello ant. poseedor. Pergamino. 1696

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        Nova et Accurata Regni Hungariae Tabula Ad Usum Serenssimi Burgundiae Ducis

      Paris 1696 - Size : 455x562 (mm), 17.91x22.13 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Le dictionnaire des Halles, ou Extrait de l'Academie françoise.

      A Bruxelles: Chez Franc ois Foppens, 1696. - Octavo. [x], 228 pages. Globe title vignette. Fictitious imprint; printed in Paris. Nineteenth-century red morocco, rebacked earlier. From the library of René-Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt, French dramatist, with his bookplate. A very fine copy internally.

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        Anno Regni Guilielmi III. Regis At the Parliament begun at Westminster the two and twentieth day of November, anno dom. 1696 An act for the increase and encouragement of seamen [etc.].

      Charles Bill and the executrix of Thomas Newcomb, London 1696 - "Small folio, pp. [18], being [473]-492 of the Acts of Parliament, removed; browned, some foxing. Text in black letter throughout. Establishes a provision for "Seamen who by age, wounds, or other accidents shall become disabled for future service at sea, and shall not be in a condition to maintain themselves comfortably, may not fall under hardships and miseries, may be supported at the public charge, and that the children of such disabled seamen may in some reasonable manner be provided for and educated." This act also provides for the founding and endowing of a Seaman's Hospital at Greenwich, the services of which will be available to all seamen who "register themselves, in and for His Majesty's sea-service," as well as their families."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        HILTPOLTSTEIN/ Fränk. Schweiz: zwei Gesamtansichten gegen Mittag und gegen Mitternacht, übereinander auf einem Blatt - um 1696, Kupferstich, selten, 30x37 cm

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg GbR]
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        Il cannocchiale aristotelico, o sia, idea dell'arguta, et ingegnosa elocutione, che serve a tutta l'arte oratoria, lapidaria, e simbolica esaminata co' principii del divino Aristotele dal conte D. Emanuele Tesauro Cavalier Gran Croce de' Santi Mauritio .

      per Gio: di Pauli, Venezia 1696 - Cm. 17 x 23. Pagine 16 n.n.,466. Frontespizio con marca tipografica silografata, splendida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, cornice dorata ai piatti e e fregi flroeali al dorso, dorso a 4 nervi. Tutti i tagli sono marmorizati, al taglio superiore è manoscritto autore e titolo. Stato di Ottimo

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        Prince Arthur. An Heroick Poem. In Ten Books.,

      Awnsham & John Churchill, London 1696 - Small folio. The third edition, corrected, to which is added an Index explaining the names of countries, cities, rivers, etc. (20),296,(4)pp. Errata description on final text page. Contemporary full calf tooled in a Cambridge design. Spine in six compartments with raised bands; red leather lettering label, gilt. Armorial bookplate. Hinges and spine tip neatly and nearly invisibly mended, light wear and soiling else a very good copy in contemporary binding. 'Prince Arthur' opens with Arthur's return to Britain to reclaim the crown, and culminates with the final single battle between Tollo and Arthur for control of the kingdom. Taken from Geoffrey of Monmouth, and modelled stylistically on Virgil ('I sing the Briton and his Righteous Arms'), Prince Arthur was a great favorite of King William. Wing B3082. See Lowndes 211. ESTC R11096. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Les Imposteurs Insignes, Histoires Véritables et Curieuses Ou Histoire De Plusieurs Hommes de Néant , De Toutes Nations Qui Ont usurpé La qualité d'empereurs

      Mortier, Amsterdam 1696 - un frontispice + 12 ffnch 6- 566 pp et 16 portraits gravés, il existe des éditions postérieures avec 24 portraits . un carton pierre mortier sur le nom d'Abraham wolfgang . Reliure Pastiche de Pierson fin XIXème, tranches cirées [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Cosmographe]
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        La Louisiane (Great Lakes) from Atlante Veneto

      Venice, 1696. VINCENZO CORONELLI&#39;S EARLY DEPICTION OF THE GREAT LAKES Copperplate engraving The most famous and meritoriuous globe-maker of his time, Coronelli also produced distinguished atlases and maps. His depiction of the Great Lakes, a notable example of his abilities, shows considerable detail to the waterways and rivers of the surrounding area. Vignettes of Indian life, and French settlements are shown throughout the then French territiory. Finer maps of the Great Lakes than those by Coronelli were not published again for many years.. They reflect a careful study of the works of Jaillot, Marquette, Hennepin, and like Jaillot, the Jesuit Realation map of Lake Superior (1672). This map of Louisiana focuses more closely on the Great Lakes than any of his other maps, and was exceedingly influential in its time. It was the most important depiction of the Great Lakes of the late Seventeenth Century.. Book.

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        A Chronicle of the Kings of England, From the Time of the Romans Government, Unto the Death of King James the First. Containing All Passages of State and Church, with All Other Observations Proper for a Chronicle

      London : printed for Ben. Tooke; A. and J. Churchill, 1696-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. [76], 796, [44] p., [1] leaf of plates) ill. (port.) Bound in contemporary full calf leather. Spine rebacked in modern brown leather. Gilt lettering on original spine label on spine. Cambridge style tooling to front board. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Unmarked pages with minimal tanning. First 16 pages have dampstaining to corners. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> During his imprisonment Baker spent his time mainly in writing. His chief work is the Chronicle of the Kings of England from the Time of the Romans&#39; Government unto the Death of King James (1643, and many subsequent editions). It was translated into Dutch in 1649, and was continued down to 1658 by Edward Phillips, a nephew of John Milton, who became a strong Royalist. For many years the Chronicle was extremely popular.

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        Map / Chart of North and South America- California as an Island)): Recentissima Novi Orbis Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula Per I. Danckerts.cum Privilegio.

      J. Danckerts, Amsterdam 1696 - Very good, early color with minor archival verso repairs to centerfold (expert). This is a very decorative image of the Americas with the California as an island format, and a decorative cartouche of natives, serpents. It is no accident that the cartouche design and imagery on these maps strongly resemble those of the Blaeus, as Danckerts borrowed liberally from his predecessor. The Solomon Islands are shown to the west., as are the Cape Verde, Fortunate and Azores to the east. The Danckerts were a multigenerational and prominent mapmaking family in Amsterdam. This is plate 1 from an atlas, depicting the western hemisphere with elaborate detail for the times. Much of the southeastern USA is then labelled as Florida, with the Mare Virginicum and Canadium notations present. This uncommon and handsome image (map #2, vol. II of Koeman's 1st edition "Atlantes Neerlandici"), with minimal browning, measures 19x23 inches (49x58cm).

      [Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books]
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        Kst.- Karte, b. I. Danckerts, "Recentissima Novi Orbis Sive Americae septentrionalis et Meridionalis tabula".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, 1696, 49 x 57. Burden, The mapping of North America II, Nr. 725 ( second state ). Tooley, California as an Island, Nr. 53. - Schöne Amerikakarte, links unten fig. Kartusche. Im Osten noch Neuguinea, im Westen die Kapverden, Azoren u. Kanarischen Inseln. Kalifornien als Insel. - Bugfalte restauriert. Rechte Ecke unten ergänzt.

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        Biblia. Das ist die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments, Deutsch, D. Martin Luthers, Sampt D. Hütteri Summarien. Wittenberg, Chr. Wust und Frankfurt u. Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1696. 47 (von 52) Bll., 336 num. Bll., 2-226 num. Bll., 20 Bll., 160 num. Bll. Mit 1 (von 2?) Titelkupfer, 4 teils gefalt. Kupferstichkarten u. 19 (von 20?) Kupfertafeln. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel (bestoßen, beschabt, Messingschließen fehlen, unt. Kapital angeplatzt).,

      1696 - Vgl. Bibelslg. Württ. LB E 965 und vgl. Schmidt 350 (mit Abb. 263 u. 264).- Von der theologischen Fakultät der Universität Wittenberg überwachte Textgestaltung auf der Grundlage der Ausgabe von 1546.- Gegenüber dem Exemplar in der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek abweichend illustriert, dort sind genannt 13 Kupferstichporträts und 40 num. Kupfertafeln. Die Abbildungen der Kupfer aus der Wustschen Bibel von 1702 bei Schmidt sind freie, seitenverkehrte Nachstiche unserer Kupfer, dazu sind unsere bedeutend kontrastreicher und schärfer. Die Karten zeigen u.a. das Mittelmeer, Palästina, Syrien, Canaan u.a, die Kupfertafeln teils als Zwischentitel gestaltet.- Mit zahlreichen alten handschriftlichen lateinischen Randnotizen.- Buchblock angebrochen, 1 Lage, 1 Karte, 1 Kupfer lose.- Vereinzelt fleckig, weißen Innensteg teils mit kleinen Wurmspuren.- Ohne Titel und Zueignung des Alten Testaments und ohne Zwischentitel zu den Propheten. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Cottonianae

      Oxford: e Theatro Sheldoniano 1696 - E Theatro Sheldoniano, Oxford., 1696. Folio, [xii],l,[ii],159,[25]pp. Contemporary leather boards, Modern reback in contemporary style. Wear to extremities. Internally excellent. End pages have browning and chipping, the rest of the book is clean and bright, without markings, excessive soiling or foxing. See our pictures. The library formed by Sir Robert Bruce Cotton (1571-1631) during the early seventeenth century was the major antiquarian collection in England at the time, and as early as the 1620s was a landmark in the political and cultural life of the country, containing as it did both outstanding literary manuscripts and important state records. The library counted Ben Jonson, Sir Walter Raleigh, and Francis Bacon among its borrowers. After his death the library passed successively to his son and grandson, and it was the latter, John, who authorized the publication by his librarian, Thomas Smith, of the first printed catalogue. This catalogue is particularly valuable, as it pre-dates the disastrous fire of 1731, which destroyed or damaged over two hundred of the manuscripts. Smithâ??s catalogue is therefore the prime record for volumes now lost. Smith also knew the Cotton family well and the Latin essays, with which he prefaced his catalogue, are an important source for the history of the family and for the development of the collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DER VERSTANDIGEN VROOMEN RIDDER, DON QUICHOT DE LA MANCHA. Geschreven door.

      Willem van Lamsveld, Amsterdam 1696 - 2 tomos en 1 vol. 8ºm. 412p, 1h, 425p, con un frontis grab. y 25 láms. grabs. al cobre. Pergamino. - Suñé 857. Cuarta edición holandesa de la traducción de Lambert van den Bosch, copia -línea por línea- de la edición de 1670, con las mismas estampas y un nuevo frontispicio dibujado y grabado por L. Schern. 1696

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        Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James drawn to the life. In which is made manifest, that the whole course of his life hath to this day been a continued conspiracy against the Protestant religion, laws, and liberties of the Three Kingdoms

      London: Richard Baldwin, 1696. Collation, xxxvii+116+147+103+190 pages,4 parts bound with seperate title pages. PART 1:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James drawn to the life. In which is made manifest, that the whole course of his life hath to this day been a continued conspiracy against the Protestant religion, laws, and liberties of the Three Kingdoms. In a letter to Himself. And humbly Dedicated to the King&#39;s Most Excellent Majesty, William the Third, our Deliverer and Restorer.1696. PART 2: Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life, 1697. PART 3:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life.1697. PART 4:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life.1697. Bound in an amateur tape backed boards, binding worn and rubbed but firm. Internally, some general light browing, heavier in a few places, but generally text in very good clean condition. A good copy of a rare antiquarin work. A41. Third Edition. Quarto.

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        Les caracteres de Theophraste traduits du grec, avec les caracteres ou les moeurs de ce siecle. Neuvieme edition, revûë & corrigée.

      1696 - Paris, E. Michallet, (1696). 12:o. (32),52,1-662,XLIV,(6) pp. The title-page printed in red and black. Contemporary rather worn leather binding with raised bands, gilt spine and board-edges and label in red morocco. Edges sprinkled in red. Loss of a little leather at the top of the spine and with a shallow crack in the lower front hinge. With a light damp stain in the outer margin on p. 1-24 and two smaller spots on p. 649. With some neat contemporary notes in the margin. With C. A. Gyldenstolpe's signature dated in Paris 1699 and with L. F. Rääf's bookplate. Tchemerzine "Bibliographie d'éditions originales et rares d'auteurs français" III, p. 810. Le Petit "Bibliographie des principales éditions originales d'écrivains français" p. 434-35. The definitive edition. With contemporary manuscript key giving the names of some of the portraited persons. Contemporary calf with gilt spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La doctrine des moeurs tirée de la philosophie des stoiques : representee en cent tableaux et expliquee en cent discours pour l'instruction de la ieunesse. 2 parts in 1 vol.

      Pierre Daret,, Paris, 1696 - [15]-105 ff. First edition of this nicely illustrated moral emblem book by Le Roy de Gomberville (1600-1674). Engr. ills : title-vign., 2 part-titles, a dedicatory vign., 4 headpieces, 4 initials, full-page author's portrait by Pierre Daret (1604-1678), 102 (of 103) nearly full-page emblems after Vaenius' "Emblemata Horatiana" and 2 ill. to indicate the end of a part. Text in French, quotations in Latin. Ref. Landwehr, French, 476. BN Paris. BL London (1). Not in Emblem books Leiden. 1 volumes. 1243 g Contemp. Calf (corners bumped), mod. gilt ruled spine on 6 raised bands,(full-page plate showing Cardinal Mazarin, Minerva and Louis XIV and f. 96 lacking, title repaired & reinforced, part-title & p. 41 torn & repaired, lower margins repaired, upper part of f. 33 lacking, text written in the plate of f. 6, spots, dampstaining). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annales mundi, sive chronicon universale secundum optimas chronologorum epochas ab orbe condito ad annum Christi millesimum sexcentesimum sexagesimum perductum.

      Augsburg u. Dillingen, Johann Caspar Bencard, 1696. - (4), 983, (37) SS. Mit gest. Titel; gedr. Titel in rot und schwarz. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden über Holzdeckeln. 2 Schließen. Folio. Erste in Deutschland gedruckte Ausgabe der beliebten Welthistorie ("prima in Germania, a pluribus mendis purgata"). Folgt der Pariser Erstausgabe (1662f.) und der Ausgabe Venedig 1692. Der Jesuit P. Briet aus Abbeville (1601-68) "professa la rhétorique pendant 17 ans, dont 14 au collège de Louis-le-Grand à Paris" (de Backer/S.). - Der Einband mit attraktiver Rollen- und Stempelblindprägung. Der Farbschnitt durch Wassereinwirkung stärker ausgewaschen; der Lederbezug am Hinterdeckel etwas wellig und abgelöst; die Lederbänder der Schließen stärker kontrahiert. Am oberen Kapital Fehlstelle im Bezug. Am vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenöss. hs. Kaufvermerk (dat. August 1696). Die Blätter trotz offensichtlicher Feuchtigkeitseinwirkung nirgends wasserrandig. VD 17, 23:294599N. De Backer/Sommervogel II, 159, 8. Heitjan 561. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tituli honorum. Autore clarissimo & eruditissimo antiquario Joanne Seldeno interioris Templi, Armigero

      impensis Jeremiae Schrey, & Henrici Johannis Meyer, Francofurti 1696 - Juxta editionem tertiam Londinensem anni 1672. cui accessisse dicuntur Seldeni emendationes & additamenta latine vertit notasque addidit Simon Johannes Arnold - in 8° - pp.48 nn + 690 + 76nn - Pergamena - Incisione in antiporta raffigurante l'artista - Incisioni che rappresentano: Princeps Walliae - Dvx - Marchio - Comes - Vice comes - Baro. Testatine, capilettera e finalini xilografici. Incisioni n.t. - Testo in latino - Nervi al dorso e fregio al piatto superiore - Alcune numeri di pagina errati. Pagine molto brunite - First and only Latin edition of this important early work by John Selden. It is translated by Simon John Arnold from the English edition, which appeared for the first time in London in 1614.The second enlarged English folio edition was published in the same city in 1631, the third also in London in 1672 with an eulogy by Ben Johnson. Selden's great historical work on nobility begins with a general discussion of titles and nobility. The following chapters consider the nobility of ancient Greece and Rome, Europe, the British Isles, the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox Churches, the Middle East and Asia. The final chapters survey various aspects of ceremony and precedence. The work is dedicated by Arnold to Margrave Albert Frideric of Brandenburg and Prussia, dated Sonnenburg, 24 August 1696, and by Selden to Edward Heyward, who was Selden's friend and chamber-fellow. After the dedications follow a laudatory poem by Ben Johnson and the preface by Selden. The work remained a comprehensive and trustworthy work for centuries. John Selden (1584-1654), was an English jurist, antiquary and scholar of England's ancient laws and constitution and scholar of Jewish law. He was known as a polymath of astounding intellectual depth and breadth; even John Milton, one of the greatest luminaries of 17th-century England, hailed Selden as "the chief of learned men reputed in this land". - Libro usato

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        Opera Omnia

      Jacobi Hertz, Venice 1696 - Venice: Jacobi Hertz, 1696-1697. 3 volumes, 4to (232x163 mm). [16], 1036; [12], 903, [9]; [16], 512, 333 [1] pp. Half-title and title printed in red and black with title vignette in vol. I, engraved portrait, 12 engraved plates of which 11 folding, woodcut head- and -tail pieces and initials, occasional light browning. Contemporary vellum, morocco label (extremities rubbed, some staining). Erased inscriptions on titles (pasted over with paper), old shelf mark labels on spine of 2 vols. A handsome copy, internally bright and virtually unspotted. ---- Fulton, 242. - FIRST EDITION of the collected works in Latin. Quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera Omnia duobus tomis distincta

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Hackius, et al, 1696. First collected edition. Two volumes in one vols., Folio. Engraved title page, 2 double-page and 6 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary vellum with central gilt-stamped arms on upper cover. Superb copy . Giraldi, Giglio Gregorio (Lilius Gregorius Gyraldus) 1470-1552) was an Italian scholar and poet, born at Ferrara, "where he early distinguished himself by his talents and acquirements. he removed to Naples, hwere he lived on familiar terms with Jovianus Pontanus and Sannazaro; and subsequently to Lombardy, where he enjoyed the favour of the Mirandola family. At Miland in 1507 he studied Greek under Chalcondylas; and shortly afterwards, at Modena, he became tutor to Ercole (afterwards Cardinal) Rangone. About the year 1514 he removed to Rome, where, under Clement VII, he held the office of apostolic protonotary; but having in the sack of that city (1527) which almost coincided with the death of his patron Cardinal Rangone, lost all his property, he returned in poverty once more to Mirandola, whence again he was driven by the troubles consequent on the assassination of the reigning prince in 1533. The rest of his life was one long struggle with ill-health, poverty and neglect; and he is alluded to with sorrowful regret by Montaigne in one of his Essais (i. 34) as having, like Sebastian Castalio, ended his days in utter destitution. He died at Ferrara a man of very extensive erudition; and numerous testimonies to his profundity and accuracy have been given both by contemporary and by later scholars. His HISTORIA marked a distinctly forward step in the systematic study of classical mythology; and by his treatises DE ANNIS ET MENSIBUS, and on the CALENDARIUM., he contributed to bring about the reform of the calendar, which was ultimately effected by Pope Gregory XIII. Giraldi was also an elegant Latin poet" (Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th ed.)

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        A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Year 1690 and 1691. Being a full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamans, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, with an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. By Monsieur Duquesne. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands, Cape Verd, Senegal and Gambia &c. Done into English from the Paris Edition.

      London: Daniel Dring, 1696 - Octavo (164 × 104 mm) Contemporary sprinkled sheep, unlettered, double blind rules. A little rubbed, neatly rebacked and with some skillful restoration to the corners, light browning, slight stain to the fore-edge which does not carry to the margins, a very good copy. 2 folding maps, and 5 engraved plates. First editions in English. The first part is a translation of Pouchot de Chantassin's Relation du Voyage et Retour des Indes Orientales pendant les Années 1690 & 1691. Par un Garde de la Marine Servant sur le Bord de Monsieur Duquesne (Paris, 1692). His name is not given in this translation, but appears in the privilege to the French edition. "The author was employed in French factory posts set up in India, and travelled amongst the India Ocean Islands" (NMM). Pouchot's account of the fight "with fourteen Dutch and English ships" at Fort St. George (pp. 96&#150;105) is contested by Dampier in A New Voyage, explaining that he feels obliged to relate the story (which was given to him by "the Gunner's Mate of Capt. Heath's Ship, a very sensible Man") because "there is such a plausible Story made of it in Captain Duquesne's Late Voyage to the East-Indies" (I, p. 522). Dampier describes a rather inconclusive and desultory engagement, with the Dutch and English "fleet" being an accidental gathering of heavily laden and under-armed merchantmen, rather than the well-organized force under two admirals portrayed in the French account published here. The second part is a translation of Le Maire's Les voyages du Sieur Le Maire aux îles Canaries, Cap-Verd, Sénégal et Gambie sous Monsieur Dancourt (1695). Le Maire was a surgeon with the Compagnie d'Afrique; his well-observed narrative contains probably the first account of the Canary Islands written by a visitor, and perhaps more importantly his work remains an key source for the study of 17th-century West Africa, interactions between Africans and Europeans, and aspects of the slave trade. NMM I, 441; Wing D2669

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        Corpus iuris canonici emendatum et notis illustratum.

      Basel, Emanuel u. Johann Georg König, (1695-)1696. - 5 Teile in 1 Band. (34) SS., 1280 Spp. (12) SS., 754 Spp., (1) S. (12) SS., 406 Spp., (1) S. (8) SS., 158 Spp., (81) SS. (4) SS., 236 Spp., (20), (16), (86) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Hübscher blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit auf 3 erhabenen Bünden mit doppeltem goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Verblaßter dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. 2 intakte Schließen. Gr.-4to. Prächtige Basler Gesamtausgabe der seit 1582 unter diesem Titel herausgegebenen päpstlichen Rechtsbücher. "Das kanonische Recht hatte weite Felder, die sich mit dem römischen (weltlichen) Recht überlappten, großteils ergänzten sich beide Rechtssysteme: ius utrumque. Körperschaftsrecht, Strafrecht. Eherecht, Erbrecht, Eigentumsrecht, Vertragsrecht und vor allem Verfahrensrecht waren auch systematisch Gebiete des kirchlichen Rechts. Die gut ausgebaute und bestens funktionierende Rechtsprechung, die stets auch mit ausgezeichnet ausgebildeten Juristen besetzt waren, prägte das Abendland und hatte auch Vorbildfunktion. Die Materien des kirchlichen Rechts waren [bis ins] 18. Jahrhundert Gegenstand des Rechtsunterrichts" (Auvermann & Keip, Kat. Mundus Iuris, S. 22f). Enthält ferner (mit eigenem Titelblatt) die Einführung des Giovanni Paolo Lancellotti (1522-90) in das Kirchenrecht. - Papierbedingt teils unterschiedlich braunfleckig; der schön blindgepr. Einband wenig berieben und insgesamt außergewöhnlich frisch. Exemplar aus der Stiftsbibliothek Klosterneuburg mit hs. Besitzvermerk (dat. 1761) am Titel. VD 17, 1:009956Y. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Isola Maiorica

      Venecia 1696 - Grabado calcográfico inserto en página de texto.46x33 cm.procede de la rara obra isolario del Atlante Veneto, uno de los grandes trabajos que Coronelli lleva a cabo.Mapa de gran rareza hoy día.

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        The Famous History of the Seven Champions of Christendom. St George of England, St Denis of France, St James of Spain, St Anthony of Italy, St Andrew of Scotland, St Patrick of Ireland and St David of Wales

      shewing their honourable battles by sea and land: their tilts, justs, turnaments for ladies: their combats with gyants, monsters and dragons: their adventures in foreign nations: their enchantments in the Holy Land: their knighthoods, prowess and chivalry in Europe, Africa and Asia; with their victories against the enemies of Christ. Also the true manner and places of their deaths, being seven tragedies: and how they came to be called, The Seven Saints of Christendom. The first part&#146; bound with &#145;The Famous History of the Seven Champions of Christendom likewise shewing the princely prowess, noble atchievements and strange fortune of St George's three sons, the lively sparks of nobility. The combats and turnaments of many valiant knights, the - for Ric Chiswell, M Wotton, G Conyers & B Walford 1696 and 1696

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        THE ARTIFICIAL CLOCK-MAKER. A teatrise of Watch, and Clock-work: Wherein the Art of Calculating Numbers For most sorts of movements Is explained to the capacity of the Unlearned. Also the History of Clock-work, Both Ancient and Modern. With other useful matters never before Published.

      Imp. James Knapton, at the Crown. London, 1696 - . 16 cm. 6 h. 132 pág. Ilustr. con una lám. plegada y figuras, en el texto. Alguna pequeña mancha en el margen de varias hojas. Ejemplar algo mareado por lo leído. Enc. en pergamino, lomera rotulada, cierres. Primera edición. * Rarísima primera edición de esta obra de William Derham (1657-1735), párroco y filósofo natural inglés que fue el primero en ofrecer una estimación precisa de la velocidad del sonido. En 1696 salió a la luz por vez primera el tratado que presentamos, que se reeditó en numerosas ocasiones. Le siguieron Physico-Theology (1713), Astro-Theology (1714) y Christo-Theology (1730). A pesar de que las tres obras se concentran en la aportación de argumentos teológicos para demostrar la existencia y los atributos de Dios, no están exentas de observaciones científicas, pues éste era un ámbito de gran interés para Derham, que construyó un telescopio de grandes dimensiones que empleó para determinar la velocidad del sonido (se sirvió también para este propósito de un par de relojes de bolsillo sincronizados). Interesado por las manchas solares y fascinado por las lunas de Júpiter, publicó los datos meteorológicos diarios de Upminster entre los años 1697 y 1699. Realizó estudios sobre migraciones de aves y se interesó por el comportamiento de los barómetros de mercurio, entre otros. horología, relojes, tratados Horologia, calendari, mesura Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 inglés [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Evolutiones Controversarium in Syntagmate Juris Civilis

      1696. 1696 Study By a Leading Saxon Jurist Struve, Georg Adam [1619-1692]. [Struve, Georg Christoph and Johann Wilhelm, Editors]. Evolutiones Controversarium in Syntagmate Juris Civilis ab Ipso Olim in Academia Jenensi Adornato, Comprehensarum nec non Resolutiones Dubiorum & Textuum Obstantium ibi Allegatorum. Frankfurt: Apud Matthaeum Bircknerum, 1696. [viii], 157 pp. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary panel-stamped pigskin, gilt arms to center of front board, bronze clasps, raised bands, hand-lettered title to spine, green edges. Some soiling, a few minor stains and tiny worm holes, worming to pastedowns, preliminaries and rear endleaves. Attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Occasional light foxing, interior otherwise fresh. A remarkably well-preserved copy. * Fifth edition, corrected. With author, title and subject indexes. Struve was a privy councilor to the prince of Saxony and a professor at the University of Jena. A leading jurist, he helped to develop a practical law for Germany derived from native sources rather than from Roman materials. He wrote three influential studies: Iurisprudentia Romano-Germano Forensis (1670), Syntagma Juris Feudalis (1659) and Syntagma Juris Civilis Universi (1658-83), which was reissued with the title Syntagma Jurisprudentia Secundum Ordinem Pandectarum. First published in Jena in 1669, Evolutiones Controversarum develops aspects of this latter work and responds to its critics. OCLC locates two copies, none of this edition. Not in the British Museum Catalogue. Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie 36:677-681. Kleinheyer and Schroder, Deutsche Juristen aus Funf Jahrhunderten 338.

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        OPERA MEDICA in Tres Tomos Distributa, I. De Phthisi, II. De Morbis Universal. Acutis, III. De Febribus Inflammatoriis. Editio ultima Emendatior .. Antonio Mastini Medicorum Coryphaeo Praestantissimo Dicata

      Venice: Albrizzi, 1696. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplate portrait + multi folding letterpress table (of fevers). 3 VOLUMES IN ONE octavo semi limp vellum (repair to head of spine) 3 titlepages (first in red & black) [xiv]+151pp, [xxx]+180+8pp index, [xviii]+240pp+10pp index. Library stamp with early date (1784) at foot of title but incomplete where some corner loss, marginal loss at top margin 1"x1/2"max not touching print. *A neat clean and tight copy. Deals with consumption, fevers, diagnoses & cures.

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        Judaica] De synagoga vetere libri tres : quibus tum de nominibus, structurâ, origine, præfectis, ministris, & sacris synagogarum, agitur; tum præcipue, formam regiminis & ministerii earum in Ecclesiam Christianam translatam esse, demonstratur: cum prolegomenis

      Typis & impensis Johannis Gyzelaar, illustr. Frisiæ Ordd. atque eorundem Academiæ typograph. ordinar. MDCXCVI [1696], Franequeræ [Franeker, the Netherlands] - Small 4to, complete in two continuously paginated volumes. [30],608,[6],609-1138, [38, indices, addenda, emendanda]pp, with the identical additional engraved title page, showing Jews before a temple and signed "J. Goeree delin. / J. Mulder sculp," to both parts and woodcut headpieces, initials, and ornaments. Contemporary vellum, edges stained red, manuscript title to head of spine in an early hand. Title pages printed in red and black, with woodcut printer's device bearing the motto "Ego Iehoua vocauite iuste," the title page to the second part reading "Campegii Vitringa De synagoga vetere liber tertius: quo rectores & ministri synagogarum conferuntur cum praepositis & diaconis ecclesiae Christianae pars II." A superb example, nearly pristine, with tight text block and clean, fresh pages. Furst III, 483. Second Edition of this work, "which still has value," on the ancient synagogue and development of the early Church. Text in Latin with with numerous passages in Greek and Hebrew. Vitringa was a Dutch Christian Hebraist, educated at the universities of Franeker and Leyden. Along with his "Commentary on Isaiah, frequently republished in the eighteenth century, this was his chief work. (Jewish Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Naauwkeurige beschryving der aardgewassen, waar in de veelerley aart en bijzondere eigenschappen der boomen, heesters, kruyden, bloemen, met haare vrugten, zaden, wortelen en bollen (.) in drie onderscheide boeken, naauwkeuriglijk beschreeven worden (.).

      P. vander Aa; François Halma, Leiden, Utrecht 1696 - Bijgewerkte posthume uitgave van deze prachtig geillustreerde Hollandse flora van A Munting (1626 - 1683), botanicus en prof aan de Universiteit van Groningen. Hij vergrootte de botanische tuin van zijn vader H. Munting, een der grootste tuinen uit die tijd. Gravures: Titelblad door J. Goeree (1670-1731), titelvignet, 6 kop- en 5 staartornamenten, en 243 genummerde platen op volledige bladzijden, door I Gole of J. Mulder, met voorstellingen van planten in diverse landschappen. Tweekleurige titel: rood en zwart. [36]-930 col.-[64] pp. Enlarged, posthumely edition of this superbly illustrated Dutch flora by A. Munting (1626-1683), botanist and professor at the University of Groningen. He enlarged the botanical garden of his father H. Munting, one of the most extensive gardens of that period. Engr. Ills : title by J. Goeree (1670-1731), title-vign., 6 head- and 5 andpieces and 243 numb. Full-page plates by I. Gole or J. Mulder depicting different plants in landscapes. Title in red & black. Ref. Nissen 1428. Pritzel 6556. STCN (i.a. 3 at BL London). Bn-Opale plus. 1 vol volumes. Mooi en professioneel gerestaureerde band met behoud van de patine en het originele leder. Schaapslederen band uit de tijd , rug met 5 nerven. Versieringen tussen de nerven en titel met goudopdruk.

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        Li primi albori musicali.

      . Per li Principianti della Musica Figurata; Distinti in tre libri: Dal Primo spuntano li Principij del Canto Figurat; Dal Secondo spiccano le Regole del Contrapunto; Dal Terzo appariscono li Fondamenti per suonare l' Organo o Clavicembalo sopra la Parte. 5th edition. Bologna: Pier maria Monti 1696. With titlevignette, woodcut plate showing the compulsory Guido-hand and 1 textual woodcut vignette. 199 pp. Uncut in contemporary halfvellum. Name on flyleaf. Spine a little loose. * Successful main work for the acting Italian conductor of the cathedral to Imola. With many self-compositions this work contains a composition lesson for 2 and polyphonic works as wells as principles of bass accompaniment. <br>Missing portrait cut in wood..

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        Supplementum Patrum. Complectitur Multa SS. Patrum, Conciliorum, scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum opera, quae primum è MS. codicibus eruit, notis & dissertationibus illustravit.

      Apud Petrum de Laulne Apud Petrum Vander Meersche 1696 - - Apud Petrum de Laulne Apud Petrum Vander Meersche, Parisiis (Paris) Lugduni Batav. (Leyde) 1696, In 8 (12x20cm), Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Illustrée d'un frontispice et de 4 figures non signées de portraits en pied de Saint Bernard, Saint Ambroise. Quelque planches de musique. Plein Velin d'époque. Dos lisse Janséniste. Titre à la plume noire. Feuillet 655 détaché. Le relieur a interverti deux feuillets en début d'ouvrage (épître et préface). Ce supplément aux oeuvres des pères de l'église est constitué de 5 petits traités sur la musique, dont trois attribués à Saint Bernard. D'autres traités suivent, dont une vie de Saint Augustin par Jordanum de Saxe et des considérations théologiques de Saint Hildebert. L'ensemble comprend de rares écrits qu'on ne trouve pas habituellement dans le corpus des oeuvres des pères de l'église. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James drawn to the life. In which is made manifest, that the whole course of his life hath to this day been a continued conspiracy against the Protestant religion, laws, and liberties of the Three Kingdoms.

      Richard Baldwin, London 1696 - Collation, xxxvii+116+147+103+190 pages,4 parts bound with seperate title pages. PART 1:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James drawn to the life. In which is made manifest, that the whole course of his life hath to this day been a continued conspiracy against the Protestant religion, laws, and liberties of the Three Kingdoms. In a letter to Himself. And humbly Dedicated to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, William the Third, our Deliverer and Restorer.1696. PART 2: Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life, 1697. PART 3:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life.1697. PART 4:Eikon basilike:, or the picture of the late King James Further drawn to the Life.1697. Bound in an amateur tape backed boards, binding worn and rubbed but firm. Internally, some general light browing, heavier in a few places, but generally text in very good clean condition. A good copy of a rare antiquarin work. A41 Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Greek: Pausaniou Tes Hellados periegesis] Hoc est, Pausaniae Graeciae Descriptio Accurata, qua Lector ceu manu per eam regionem circumducitur [Description of Greece]

      Apud Thomam Fritsch, Lipsiae 1696 - Folio. Translated by Romolo Quirino Amaseo, with commentaries by Friedrich Sylburg, Wilhelm Xylander, and Joachim Kuhn. Title in red and black with an engraved vignette of a winged horse. Text in Greek and Latin in parallel columns, with supplementary matter in Latin. Complete. 18th century full calf and marbled endpapers, all edges stained red. The calf binding is worn, front board neatly detached, thus fair only; internally very good with light scattered foxing to the outer margins. Still considered the best edition of Pausanias' famous *Description of Greece*. A Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century, Pausanias provides contemporary descriptions of temples and shrines in the Peloponnese and central Greece, as well as frequent discussions of local myths and cult practices. From the library of John McVickar, an eminent author and professor of Philosophy, Rhetoric, Belles-lettres, and Political Economy at Columbia College in New York. Signed: "John M'Vickar, Col. Coll., 1822," on the title page; with a printed bookplate from 1868: "Dominus Providebit by bequest from Rev. John McVickar." on the front pastedown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio Ex Formis. (Africa)

      Amsterdam - Engraving with original hand-color. Circa 1696. Sheet size: 20 1/2 x 24". Inventory#: p1823pmat. 0

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        Sexti Aurelii Victoris Historia Romanae Breviarum Illustratum [-] & De Vita et Moribus Imperatorum Romanorum Excerpta ex libris Sexti Aurelii Victoris, a Caesare Augusto usque ad Theodosium Imperatorem. [Samuel Pitiscus/Illustrated].

      Trajecti ad Rhenum, Apud Franciscum Halmam, Guilielmum vande Water, Bibliopol. M. DC. XC VI. [Utrecht, 1696] & second titlepage, dated [1696]. Illustrated with engravings of ancient coins. - (Illustrata Quatuor Virorum Celeberrimorum, Anderae Schotti, Aeliae Vineti, Jani Gruteri, Merici Casauboni, Et Feminae Praestantissimae, Annae Tanaquili Fabri Filae Commentariis integris. Ut et Caesarum & Augustorum, Virorumque Illustrum iconinibus, tum editione in priori exhibitis, tum iteratae huic de novo additis, ex nummis veteribus expressis, & in aes eleganter incisis. Contextum recensuit, commentaries suis locis disposuit, & editionum, auctorum laudatorum, explicitorum, emendatorum, notatorum, antiquitatumque & rerum indices copiosissimos & certissimos adjecit Samuel Pitiscus.) Octavo; size of binding: 4 3/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. (thick), engraved titlepage, printed titlepage in black and red, with a small engraving: [41] pp., (p. [41] is a full page engraving showing nine coins), [1]-434 pp. + [74] pp. of indexes; second titlepage with woodcut ornament (Ex Officina Guilielmi vande Water [1696]): [1]-168 pp. + [26] pp. of indexes + printer's leaf: Trajecti ad Rhenum, Ex Officina Typographica Gerardi Muntendam. M. D. C. XCVI. [1696]). Besides the full page plate, there are 82 other smaller engravings of coins (some are double, showing both sides), in the first part, and 77 others in the second part. Bound in full, old panelled calf, with five raised bands on the spine, and a red morocco leather title label. gilt-lettered: AURELIUS VICTORIS VARIORUM, with simple gilt lines along the bands, darker leather central panels, blind-tooled designs on the covers; red sprinkled edges. Large, engraved heraldic bookplate on the front paste-down: The Armorial Bearing of the House of Abercairny (mottoes: Sans Tache; Tanti Talem Genuere Parentes), a few inked location marks present here, and a more recent, printed book label on the facing flyleaf. Engraved titlepage shows some of the fore-edge margin cut away, without loss of engraved image or border. Spine ends chipped away, with wear to the spine, cover corners & edges. Some page corners are chipped, or wrinkled, tanning to endpaper edges. Text & engravings are generally clean. Scarce edition. "Aurelius Victor. A.C. 379. Variorum. Traj. ad Rh. 1696. 8vo. Published by the learned Pitiscus. This is not only a rare book and elegantly printed, but it ranks among the best edited of the Variorum Classics in 8vo. The plates of heads are pretty well executed." (Dibdin, Classics, 1827; Vol. 1, pp. 342-343). The scan shows the spine and front cover. (Latin text). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dantiscum,Ichnographia Urbi Gedani et Castelli ad ostium Uistulae vulgo Weichselmunde

      Nürnberg ca. 1696. Karte zeigt die Ostseeküste von Danzik mit Stadtplan und Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau, Aus dem Atlas" Sieben Bücher von denen Thaten Carl Gustavs, König von Schweden, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 29,5 x 38. Zustand: Perfekter Zustand

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        Poetische Werke Bestehend in heroischen Gedichten, Denen beygefüget zwey seiner verfertigten Poetischen Schau-Spiele. Anitzo auf vielfältiges Verlangen zum Druck herausgegeben. 94, 39 nn Bl., 1 Bl. Druckfehler. (Bogensignatur: 2 Bl., A4-J4, K2, 1 Bl.). 4°. Pergamentbd um 1900 mit handschriftl. Rückentitel (neu eingehängt, Deckel leicht geworfen).

      Königsberg, Heinrich Boye, 1696.. . Eins der seltensten und schönsten Bücher der deutschen Literatur. Titelauflage der 'Chur-Brandenburgischen Rose' von 1680, erweitert um die beiden Schauspiele im 2. Teil. Für den ersten Teil wurden die Originalbogen der Ausgabe von 1680 genommen und mit einem neuen Doppelblatt: Titel und 'Vorbericht' versehen. Zu Lebzeiten Dachs sind dessen Werke nicht in Buchform erschienen. Über die wechselvolle Geschichte dieser Werkausgabe vgl. ausführlich den Kommentar von Oesterley in der Dach-Ausgabe der Bibl. d. Lit. Vereins, Bd 130; 1876. Dachs Witwe starb 1685, der Dichter selbst war schon 1659 verschieden. Der erste Teil dieses Drucks enthält 142 Gedichte verschiedenen Umfangs und in unterschiedlichen Versmaßen, darunter mehrere Sonnette. Neu in dieser Ausgabe sind die beiden Schauspiele 'Cleomedes' und 'Sorbusia'. "Jedes Gedicht von Dach, dem Mittelpunkt des Königsberger Dichterkreises, hat den Charakter einfachster, innigster Kindlichkeit. Er ist einer der wenigen geborenen Dichter ... Sein dichterischer Umfang ist nicht groß, aber man kann sagen, er habe keinen toten Vers geschrieben, alles sei ihm zum Gesang geworden" (Wolfskehl im Katalog der Sammlung Manheimer). "Here, in the songs of the East Prussian poets, the endeavors of the musical poets found their fulfillment. He, together with Claudius who was spiritually related to him, is one of the rare examples of a man born in straitened circumstances, living in a very limited milieu and finding his strength precisely in this situation" (Faber du Faur). - Etwas gebräunt. Mit dem meist fehlenden Blatt 'Druckfehler'. Einige nicht im Druckfehlerverzeichnis erwähnte Fehler handschriftl. korrigiert. Kleines Exlibris des Strafverteidigers Dr. Erich Sello (1852-1912), Berlin, auf dem Innendeckel und ein größeres, moderneres auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz. - VD17 23:232433U (nur 5 Exemplare in Deutschland, davon nur das Berliner Meusebach-Exemplar komplett). Dünnhaupt 6.3. Goed. III 127, 26b. Faber du Faur 367.

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        The Entire Works..., newly made English from the originals: wherein the history of acute and chronic diseases, and the safest and most effectual methods of treating them, are faithfully, clearly, and accurately delivered. To which are added, explanatory and practical notes, from the best medicinal writers.

      First edition of Swan?s translation, and the first publication of Samuel Johnson's seven-page ?Life of Dr. Sydenham.? The publisher of this edition, Edward Cave, was the originator of the Gentleman?s Magazine, which printed some of Samuel Johnson?s first published work. It seems likely that Swan was introduced to Cave who commissioned this translation and then commissioned a biography from Johnson. The ?Life? was reprinted in the Gentleman's Magazine later in the year (December).Swan?s was the second edition in English of Sydenham?s complete works, after Pechey?s of 1696, but it was Swan?s edition that became the main English source for Sydenham?s thoughts until that of R.G. Latham in two volumes (1848?"50) superseded it. ?The sound judgement and acute observations of Thomas Sydenham, the English Hippocrates, freed clinical medicine from the last vestiges of medievalism, and set the pattern for further progress? (Dewhurst, Dr. Thomas Sydenham (1624?"1689), p. vii.Meynell, A Bibliography of...Sydenham, 15.1. Fleeman, A bibliography of...Johnson, 42.11SW/1. Courtney, p. 12. Chapman and Hazen, pp. 125?"126.8vo, 1 leaf, pp. xi, (i) blank, xxiii, 2 leaves, pp. 623, 12 leaves. Contemporary calf, sides and spine compartments ruled with double gilt border, red morocco label. Early signatures of John Brown and J. Winterflood on front free endpaper, signature of Martin Cottingham at top of title.

      [Bookseller: Nigel Phillips]
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        Les Caractères de Theophraste traduits du grec avec les caractères ou les moeurs de ce Siècle. Neuvième Edition

      chez Adrian Moetjens, La Haye 1696 - In-12 reliure plein veau d'époque, dos orné, (12) ff., 500 - XXXIV - 20 pp. D'après Servois, " cette contrefaçon imprimée la même année que la neuvième de Paris, en est la reproduction. S'il est vrai quelle fut une publication hollandaise, on pourrait s'étonner que l'éditeur n'ait pas ressenti les scrupules qui ont déterminé l'imprimeur de Bruxelles, Léonard, à supprimer les pages où la Bruyère attaquait le roi Guillaume et ses alliés ; mais M. Caudin nous affirme que l'édition a été imprimée en France, probablement à Lyon ". Toujours d'après Servois, il existerait deux contrefaçons de la dernière édition originale : la nôtre (1696) et une éditée en 1698 avec une clef différente en fin d'ouvrage de 24 pp. sur deux colonnes. (G. Servois, oeuvres de la Bruyère T; IV, p. 44, § 14). Exemplaire en très bonne condition dans sa reliure d'époque. Rare.

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