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        Uranometria

      Ausburg, Mangus, 1603, in folio (cm. 36 x 25) legatura coeva piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso, bel frontespizio inciso (restaurato e rinforzato ai margini bianchi interni ed esterni) che rappresenta una figura architettonica con al centro il titolo per intero. Su piedistalli ad entrambi i lati si ergono le figure di Atlante ed Ercole. Lungo la parte superiore della pagina sono incise numerose altre figure: Apollo a personificare il sole, Cibele, dea della terra, con una corona di stelle e due leoni al guinzaglio, Diana ad impersonificare la luna, con un mantello di stelle. Alla base del titolo  raffigurato un capricorno e sotto di esso una veduta di Ausburg. cc (3) con 51 tavole a doppia pagina incise in rame (da Alexander Mayr). Le prime 48 rappresentano le 48 costellazioni tolemaiche. La 49a mappa introduce 12 nuove costellazioni nel cielo australe, sconosciuto a Tolomeo. Le ultime due mappe sono planisferi intitolati "Synopsis coeli superioris borea" e "Synopsis coeli inferioris austrina", cio "Sinossi del cielo dell'emisfero boreale" e "Sinossi del cielo dell'emisfero australe." Ogni lastra include una griglia per determinare in modo accurato la posizione di ogni stella con una precisione di qualche frazione di grado. Uranometria introdusse la Nomenclatura di Bayer, che  usata ancora oggi, cos" come numerose costellazioni moderne. Nelle mappe, un disegno del soggetto della costellazione sovrasta le stelle. Per ragioni non note, molte delle costellazioni rappresentate da una figura umana sono incise viste di schiena, mentre la tradizione le ha sempre immaginate con il volto rivolto alla Terra. Questa stranezza port˜ ad una certa confusione nei significati letterali del nome di alcune stelle, ad esempio l'origine del nome di alcune stelle fa preciso riferimento alla spalla destra del personaggio rappresentato nella costellazione. Questo importante atlante stellare  stato il primo a coprire lÕintera sfera celeste. Prima edizione, qualche restauro antico ad alcuni margini bianchi ma nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Vier Bücher Wunderbarlicher biß daher unerhörter und ungleublicher Indianischer reysen. Beschrieben von dem grossen Alexander, dem Plinio Secundo, dem Oratore Luciano und van S. Brandano. Aus Griechischer und Lateinischer Sprach mit fleis verteutschet.

      Magdeburg, J. Bötcher für A. Kirchner, 1603 - 2. erw. Ausg. 4 Bll., 327 S. Mit Wappenholzschn. Titel verso. Hleder. d. Zt. Innengelenk mit Wurmspuren. Gebräunt und stellenweise etw. stockfl., teilw. im Bugsteg mit wenigen Wurmlöchern. S. 327 verso u. nachgebundene weiße Bll. als beschrieben. Sammlung von phantasievollen Reiseberichten aus antiken Autoren. Am interessantesten wohl der Bezug auf die berühmte Reise des irishen Mönchs St. Brendan nach Westen übers Meer, die in die Reihe mythologischer Berichte über die Entdeckung Amerikas gehört.

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        ANGLICA, NORMANNICA, HIBERNICA, CAMBRICA, A VETERIBUS SCRIPTA: Ex quibus Asser Meneuensis, Anonymus de vita Gulielmi Conquestoris, Thomas Walsingham, Thomas de la More, Gulielmus Gemiticensis, Giraldus Cambrensis: Plerique nunc primum in lucem editi, ex Bibliotheca Guilielmi Camdemi ..

      Frankfurt: Claudius Marnius & heirs of Johann Aubrius, 1603. Hardcover. Very Good. Printer's mark of flying horse over cornucopia & hand from cloud holding caduceus to titlepage + 2 full-page portaits of six + seven kings at page 38 & 410 + head- & tail-pieces & figural or foliated initials. Folio handsome gilt 18th century gilt sprinkled calf with red spine label and 6 raised bands, gilt spine compartments, raised bands, dentelles & reverses (minor splitting to head and foot of one board but covers well attached, tips bumped). All Edges Marbled to match endpapers, sstamp on flyleaf "bound by J. Clarke". Two armorial bookplates (see provenance below), 2 miniature crested RFG monogram stamps on titlepage, [12]pp + 898pp + [32]pp index, verso of last leaf with repeated printer's mark. Collated complete. Side notes throughout with some erudite neat comments in pencil and a list of indexed page numbers written on an extra free front endpaper. Titlepage a bit dusty, narrow faint mark of former damp along front edges of final 45 leaves not affecting print, last 7 text leaves with light red marks at top where page numbers corrected by previous owner, but pages all crisp, handsomely printed, and without any tears. *A very attractive copy, which the 2 armorial bookplates indicate was formerly owned by Sir Joseph Henry Hawley of Leybourne Grange (d. 1875), and in 1911 by Colonel Sir Joseph Alfred Bradney (1859-1933) archaeologist and author of a multi-volume History of Monmouthshire (pub. 1904-32).

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        Orlando furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto tutto ricorretto, et di nuove figure adornato... di nuovo aggiuntovi Li Cinque Canti del medesimo Autore et una Tavola de’ principij di tutte le Stanze. Con altre cose utili, & necessarie

      appresso Felice Valgrisi, 1603. 8vo (cm. 25,5), 8 cc.nn., 654 pp., 16 cc.nn. (assente l’ultima carta bianca). Frontis. con grande marca tipografica entro ricca cornice allegorica e 51 ill.ni xilografiche a piena pagina. Testatine, capilettera e fregi n.t. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con finti nervi e titolo ms. al ds. (tagli, senza alcuna perdita di materiale, al piatto anteriore e qualche lieve traccia d’usura). Frontis. con restauro e rinforzo al verso del margine esterno. Un forellino sulle prime tre carte. Antiche firmette di appartenenza a p. 312 e al colophon. Nel complesso, buon esemplare di questa reimpressione dell’edizione del 1556, con le xilografie ancora piuttosto fresche. Gamba, 59.

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        Divinarum Novi Testamenti, sive Christi Filii Dei, Novi Testamenti Mediatoris, Apparitionum Lbri Tres. Quorum Primus Illam, Quae In Particulari Iudicio omnibus dicitur apparere: Alter Sacramentales, quibus sub peregrinis speciebus aliquando conspicitur: Tertius Impersonales, in quibus sub alienis personis exhibetur, explicat.

      Coloniae Agrippinae [Köln], Cholinus. 1603 - Ca. 20 x 15 cm. [16] Bl., 324 [i.e. 326] S. Zeitgenössisches Ganzpergament mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel, beide Deckel mit teils entfernter, oxydierter Vergoldung. Auf dem Vorderdeckel 1603 datiert. Reste von Schließbändchen. Einband fleckig, bestoßen und gewellt. Deckel mit Einschnitten (Entfernung der Goldstreifen?). Papier etwas gebräunt, Schnitt teilweise mit Stoßspur im oberen Rand. Titel mit Bibliotheks-Stempel und handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk. Bibliotheks-Exlibris. Handschriftliche Widmung auf Vorsatz. VD1712:122013D. De Backer/S. VIII, 17. Eine von zwei kollationsgleichen Titelvarianten desselben Jahres (die andere VD17 12:122015U). Posthum erschienenes Werk des Würzburger Theologieprofessors (1546-1601), der 1561 in den Orden der Gesellschaft Jesu eingetreten war. Nachdem er seit 1574 in den Kollegien zu Trier und Mainz Lehrer gewesen war, wurde er 1590 als Professor der Theologie nach Würzburg berufen. „Hier wirkte er bis zu seinem Tode als Lehrer und Prediger mit großem Erfolge und gewann die Hochschätzung des Fürstbischofs Julius Als Schriftsteller hat er eine große Zahl von Büchern veröffentlicht, welche drei Richtungen angehören. Die eine umfaßt das Gebiet der Geistererscheinungen und Visionen aller Art, wie sie sich im alten und neuen Testamente als Engel, Teufel, unter eigener und fremder Gestalt, als Seelen Verstorbener darstellen, sowie die dem Tode vorhergehenden Schreckbilder. Eine zweite Classe seiner Schriften befaßt sich mit den besessenen Personen und Orten, sowie deren Exorcismus. Diese Schriften liefern eine so eingehende Behandlung des Thema, daß er als einer der fruchtbarsten Schriftsteller für die Cultur des Aberglaubens und der verkehrten Mystik erscheint. Im Zusammenhange damit stehen theils in diesen, theils in besonderen Schriften Erörterungen über den Cultus der Heiligen, die Fürbitte für Verstorbene und das Fegefeuer. Die dritte Classe von Werken gehört der Theologie im engeren Sinne." Johann Friedrich von Schulte in ADB 38 (1894), S. 238. Exemplar aus der ehemaligen Bibliothek der Redemptoristen, deren Sitz einige Jahre Trier war. Zur Ausbildung ihres Priesternachwuchses eröffnete der Orden 1861 ein Seminar mit Hochschule, das nach einer durch den Kulturkampf bedingten Schließung (1872) im Jahr 1898 in Trier als Seminar und Hochschule wiedereröffnet wurde. 1902 zog die Hochschule nach (Honnef) Geistingen um. Der Lehrbetrieb wurde im Jahre 1996 eingestellt, die Bibliothek aufgelöst und zum Teil verkauft. Vorliegendes Exemplar trägt den alten Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Titelblatt, den neuen Stempel aus Hennef verso Titel und das Bibliotheks-Exlibris mit dem Veräusserungsstempel auf dem vorderen Spiegel. Auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz mit siebenzeiliger Widmung eines Jesuiten "Rütgerus", datiert 29. Mai 1603 an einen Prälaten Martinus in Neustadt (Weinstraße?). In sich sehr homogener Band mit 1603 als Jahr des Drucks, der Widmung und der Einbanddatierung.

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        Historiae Augustae scriptores sex. Aelius Spartianus, Iulius Capitolinus, Aeliua Lampridius, Vulcatius Gallicanus, Trebellius Pollio & Faluius Vopiscus. Edition nova Isaaci Casauboni cum eiusdem emendationibus ac notis

      Parisiis - Paris: Apud Ambrosium & Hieronymum Drouart sub scuto Solari via Iacobaea, 1603 [xx], 375, [57]; 576, [36] pages. Pagination includes the final blank leaf. 2 vols bound in one. Pages lightly browned throughout, heavier in places. Spotting, heavy in places. Occasional ink lines and notes. Ink ticks and lines through some of the letters on the title page. Insect damage to the front pastedown, front free end paper with some holes to the edges of the title page and following few pages, but well clear of the text. Lacks the rear free end paper. In full vellum which is browned and soiled, with old ink title to the spine. Lacks the ties. Ink notes re purchase to the front end papers from the 18th and early 19th century. Modern ink owner's name also.. 12th edition. Full vellum. Good.

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        Synagoga Judaica, de Judaeorum fide, ritibus, ceremoniis, tam publicis & sacris, quam privatis, in domestica vivendi ratione.

      4. lateinische Ausgabe (deutsch zuerst 1603, lateinisch zuerst 1604)., Mit gest. Titel. Einband gering berieben und gebräunt manchmal leicht stockfleckig und vereinzelt gering fleckig vereinzelt Marginalien von alter Hand 2 handschriftliche Datumsangaben "15 martii (16)84" und "26. Nov. 1704" auf dem vorderen Innendeckel Name "Joh. Friedr. Breithaupt" von alter Hand im weißen Rand des gest. Titels - wohl der Jurist und Hebraist Johann Friedrich Breithaupt (1639-1713) alter Stempel einer Schulbibliothek "Bibl. Gymn. Goth." verso gest. Titel - schönes Exemplar. Eines der Hauptwerke des bedeutenden Hebraisten Johann Buxtorf d. Ä. (1564-1629), überarbeitet und erweitert von seinem Sohn und Lehrstuhlnachfolger Johann Buxtorf d. J. (1599-1664) sowie von dessen Sohn Johann Jakob Buxtorf (1645-1704), der wiederum Lehrstuhlnachfolger seines Vaters als Professor für hebräische Sprache in Basel war. VD 17 - 14:053944S.

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        Adagia optimorum utriusque linguae scriptorum omnia, quaecunque ad hanc usque diem exierunt. Pauli Manutii studio atque industria, doctissimorum theologorum consilio atque ope, ab omnibus mendis vindicata, quae pium, & veritatis Catholicae studiosum lectorem poterant offendere. Cum plurimus ac locupletissimis indicibus.

      Ursellis [Ursel] , Ex Officina C. Sutorii, impensis L. Zetzneri, 1603. [8 nn S.], 1414 S., [106 nn S. Index] Gr.-8° Halbpergament mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. VD17 3:306324Z; Ebert I, 6867 (Zum Erstdruck in der Ed. Manutius 1575) \"Schön und mit guten Zusätzen\" (Ebert ebd.). An edition of Erasmus\' Adagia, revised and expurgated by Paolo Manuzio; edited by Aldo Manuzio. F. van der Haeghen. Bibliotheca Erasmiana, p.6; C. Appelt. Studies in the sources and contents of Erasmus\' Adagia, p.151. Erasmus von Rotterdam „sammelte“ und kommentierte unter anderem antike Sprichwörter, Redewendungen und Redensarten und gab sie als sogenannte ADAGIA heraus, zum ersten Mal genau 1500 als Collectanea adagiorum (gesammelte Sprichwörter). Waren es zu Beginn noch 818 Adagien, wuchs sie bis zur vielleicht schönsten Ausgabe 1508 bei Aldus Manutius in Venedig bereits auf 3.260 an und war über Jahrhunderte eines der meistgelesene „Bildungsbücher“. Die vorliegende Adagia datiert rund 100 Jahre später (1603) und gefällt nicht nur durch den beeindruckenden Umfang von beinahe 1.500 Seiten, sondern passt in einem netten Detail in ein weiteres, etwas kurioses Sammelgebiet: Kleine und oder (heute) unbekannte Druckorte:URSEL. Titelballt gebräunt und mit kleinem Brandloch, insgesamt aber gutes Exemplar Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Opera, comprising:] De venarum ostiolis. Padua, Lorenzo Pasquato, 1603[bound and issued with:] De locutione et eius instrumentis liber a Ioanne Ursino editus M.DC.I. Padua, Lorenzo Pasquato, 1603[bound and issued with:] De brutorum loquela. Padua, Lorenzo Pasquato, 1603[bound and issued with:] De formato foetu.

      [Padua, Lorenzo Pasquato, colophon: 1604 but preface dated 1606, see below] 1603 - Four works in one vol, folio (414 x 275 mm), ; II: [ii] 23 [1, blank] with printer’s device on title, 8 engraved plates (1 double-page, 7 full-page); II: [viii] 27 [1, blank] with printer’s device on title and one engraved plate; III: [vi] 27 [1, blank], with printer’s device on title; IV: [ii, engraved title and conjugate blank] pp [x] 151 [1, blank] [2, errata], with engraved title (see below) and 34 engraved plates (11 double-page, 22 full-page, and one, accompanying plate XI, quarter page; plates IX, XIV, XXIIII, XXVIII just touched by binder’s knife on outer margin; III with outer margin frayed and paper flaw without loss of engraved surface); overall an exceptionally clean, fresh, large copy, in contemporary or near-contemporary French calf, gilt fillets on sides, gilt crowned arms within wreath, the escutcheons excised some time ago (French revolution probably), replaced with blank matching calf, spines with gilt compartments, minor repairs to spine and corners. First editions of these four tracts (the second, De locutione, is the first folio edition; see below), including Fabrici’s two most important works, the De venarum ostiolis, and the De formato foetu. The De venarum ostiolis is of one of the great rarities of anatomical literature: Fabrici’s discovery of the venous valves directly inspired Fabrici’s pupil and lifelong friend William Harvey. Fabrici’s ‘best-known and most important medical work is his classic monograph on the venous valves . published in Padua in 1603 . This tract, published originally as an unbound folio pamphlet consisting of twenty-three pages of text and eight engraved plates, has been described as one of the rarest and most beautiful works in the history of anatomical illustration’ (K.J. Franklin ed, De venarum ostiolis 1603 of Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente). Among its plates are the well-known depictions of the surface anatomy of the veins of the forearm that William Harvey adapted to illustrate his De motu cordis (1628). Although Fabrici did not fully appreciate the functional significance of the venous valves, his work was a crucial precursor of Harvey’s discovery. As Harvey told the British physicist and chemist Robert Boyle, it was his recognition of the significance of Fabrici’s observations and his own realization of the function of the venous valves [to prevent backflow of deoxygenated blood] that led him to conceptualize the circulation of the blood’ (Grolier, Medicine p 104). Fabrici (ca 1533-1619) taught anatomy at Padua, where he was successor to his teacher Falloppio, who himself had succeeded Vesalius. He was the outstanding anatomist of his time, and his knowledge is reflected in his many works. ‘Fabrici spent nearly fifty years teaching in the medical faculty at Padua, from which he had graduated. He both taught and practised surgery. He was also consulted as a physician on non-surgical problems, and counted important persons as his patients, Galileo among them’ (Roberts and Tomlinson, The fabric of the body p 249). Galileo, also a professor at the time in Padua, was a close friend of Fabrici, and through him almost certainly met Harvey. In the De motu cordis Harvey compares the circulation of the blood to the heliocentric system, with the blood circulating around a sun-like heart at the centre. Harvey, who received his degree at Padua in 1602, had lived as a student in Fabrici’s house, and the two developed a lifelong friendship. Accompanying the De venarum is Fabrici’s second major work in this group, the De formato foetu, an epochal embroylogical treatise that investigates not only the foetal anatomy but the whole system of gestation, nutrition, circulation, etc. ‘De formato foetu illustrates the way in which nature provides for the necessities of the fetus during its intrauterine life. It treats specifically of the umbilical vessels, the urachus, the fetal membranes, fetal waste produts, the “carnea substania” (placenta), and the uterus . Fabrici’s descriptio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discurso del Capitan Cristoval Lechuga, en que Trata del Cargo de Maestro de Campo General, y de todo lo que de derecho de toca en el Exercito?

      - Fine woodcut royal coat-of-arms on title, woodcut head- & tailpieces, several woodcut decorative initials, and diagrams & tables in the text. 234 pp., one blank leaf. Thick small 4to, mid-17th-century straight-grained red morocco (extremities slightly rubbed), arms of Ramiro Felipe Núñez de Guzmán in gilt on both covers, covers ornately gilt, titles and shelf number written on paper labels pasted on spine, a.e.g. Milan: P. Malatesta, 1603 [bound with]: FERRETTI, Francesco. Della Osservanza militare del Capitan Francesco Ferretti d'Ancona, Cavallier dell'Ordine di San Stefano, Libri Due, Di novo revisti, & ampliati: Nel Primo de quali si ragiona ordinatamente de' Costumi, & delle Regole migliori, che deue apprendere, & osservare colui, che dissegna d'effere meriteuolmente segnalato Soldato. Nel Secondo si discorre, per via d'Opinione, intorno à molte cose necessarie da douersi operare da così fatto Soldato, per compito servitio del suo Signore, & della Guerra? Woodcut vignette on title, five fine woodcut illustrations, many woodcut initials, head- & tailpieces in the text. 18 p.l., 126 [i.e. 132] pp. Small 4to. Venice: Borgomineri Bros., 1577. [bound with]: CAVALCA, Alessandro. Essamine militare nel quale si contengono le Risposte fatte dal Capitano?Al perseguitare Banditi: Al guardare Piazze in tempo di sospetto, Al formare Squadroni, e parate, con altre cose appartenenti alla Militia. La seconda Volta dato alla Stampa, con l'Aggiunta d'alcune dispute Militari, e de Fortificationi? Title within finely engraved architectural border, many decorative initials & five typographic diagrams. 8 p.l., 187, [1] p. Small 4to. [Venice]: Sessa, 1620 [an extra "X" has been placed in manuscript after "MDCXX"]. A handsome sammelband of three rare military treatises finely bound in red straight-grained morocco with arms in gilt for Ramiro Felipe Núñez de Guzmán (1602?-68), Duke of Medina de las Torres, viceroy of Naples from 1636 to 1644, and a famous collector of books and art. I. First edition. Lechuga (c. 1557-1622), a prominent military engineer and general, served the king of Spain in campaigns in the Netherlands and in Italy. He greatly advanced the use of artillery in the Spanish army. At the time of this work's publication, he was the administrator of an artillery school in Milan. This work lays out the duties of a "campo general" - the equivalent of a chief of staff - in the field, both practical (adequate supply of troops, when and where to set up a camp, etc.) and tactical (the deployment of artillery, how many soldiers to hold in reserve, which formations to employ in particular scenarios, etc.). The "campo general" also presided over the military legal system and determined punishments. The text examines the skills and education essential in the formation of a successful leader. Lechuga advocates the incorporation of a meritocracy rather than persisting with undeserving and undereducated or incompetent aristocrats and aging generals. II. Third edition, thoroughly revised and augmented (1st ed.: 1568). Ferretti (1523-1600), a career soldier, wrote only two works and they are outstanding in the amount of practical information they provide. He addresses the first part of this book to officers and the second to common soldiers. The text is mainly concerned with defining the status of officers and men, the responsibilities of every rank, military law, and dress; portions are also devoted to mercenaries, discipline, and military architecture and engineering. Ferretti also stresses that the average foot soldier master the art of "archittetura soldatesca" (temporary fortification) for successful campaigns. There are several illustrated sections dedicated to the explanation of various formations and innovative examples of military engineering, such as pontoon bridges. The text begins with an alphabetical table of contents by subject. III. Second edition, significantly enlarged (1st ed.: 1616); "Rare"-Cockle 630. For this edition, Cavalca a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alter und Newer Schreib-Calender/ mit den fürnemsten Aspecten aller Planeten/ ihrer und anderer Fixstern Lauff/ Orientalität und Occidentalität/ sambt vermutlicher Gewitters Veränderung und Erwehlung/ [et]c. Auff das Schalt-Jahr M.DC.LX. / Mit sonderbarem Fleiß gestellet von Marco Freund/ Schüpff: Rotenburgico Parocho in Oberstetter/ Astron: Cultore. - Angebunden: Prognosticon, Oder Gründliche Anzeigung/ Was ... aus dem Lauff und Stand der Planeten und andern Gestirns ... zu gewarten.

      18,5 x 15,3 cm. 16 + 16 Blatt. Mit Titelkupfer. Rückenheftstreifen. *VD17 27:709975U (Schreib-Calender) und VD17 14:695308Y (Prognosticon). Wie meist ist hier der Schreib-Kalender und das zugehörige astrologische Prognosticon zusammen gebunden. - Der Pfarrer, Mathematiker und Astronom Marcus Freund (1603-1662) war einer der produktivsten Kalendermacher in der Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Seit 1645 publizierte er 5 Reihen verschiedener Kalender, alle bei Endter erschienen). Meist haben nur wenige Exemplare überlebt, vorliegend ein tadellos und sauber erhaltenes Exemplar des seltenen Schreibkalenders für das Jahr 1660.

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        De Universa Mulierum Medicina…Pars prima Theorica [-Pars secunda, sive Praxis] in quibus cuncta, quae ad mulieris naturam, anatomen, semen, menstruum, conceptum, uteri gestationem, foetus formationem, & hominis ortum attinent, abundantissimé explicantur…

      Finely engraved coat-of-arms on titles. 6 p.l., 135, [21] pp.; 4 p.l., 333, [23] pp. Two vols. in one. Folio, cont. vellum over boards. Hamburg: P. de Ohr for Froben, 1603-03. First edition, presentation copy from the author, of this important gynecological encyclopedia which enjoyed great success as a comprehensive reference work on the treatment of women's diseases. Castro (1546-1627), a Portuguese Jew and a member of a prominent family of physicians and scholars, studied medicine at Evora and Salamanca. In 1594, he settled in Hamburg where he established a successful practice and became physician to the king of Denmark, the landgrave of Hesse, and the count of Holstein. "His text is devoted essentially to medical therapy in gynaecology. He included in his text, diseases common to all women and those common to widows and virgins…In discussing a disease, à Castro followed a logical plan: the nature of the disease, nomenclature, differential diagnosis, aetiology, history, symptomatology, prognosis and treatment…His fund of knowledge on the history of diseases is reflected in his Scholia."-Ricci, The Development of Gynaecological Surgery and Instruments, p. 114-with a detailed discussion of Castro's treatment of gynecological surgery. This work also includes a section of Caesarian section. "In 1603 Castro was the first to take up the question of whether to operate on a dying woman or not. His answer is equivocal but he states that survival of the child necessitates that the operation must take place immediately after the mother is either dead or moribund."-Trolle, The History of Caesarean Section. This a fine crisp copy with a presentation inscription on the title from the author to his friend Johann Albrecht II, Duke of Mecklenburg, dated 29 June 1619. According to his son Benedict, Castro was a friend of the Duke and highly regarded by him. Handsome armorial bookplate of Christian Ernst Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode (1691-1771) and the stamp of the Fürstlich-Stolberg-Wernigerödische Bibliothek on title. This is the first issue with the title of the second volume dated 1603. ❧ Jewish Encyclopedia online.

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        Historiae naturalis de quadripedibus

      Países Bajos - JOHANNES JONSTONUS (1603-1675) Serie de ocho estampas de la obra Historiae naturalis de quadripedibus. Numeradas: Tab. XIII, XIIII, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX y XXX. Editada en Amsterdam, 1657. Filigranas: "HP" ,"Flor de lis", "Corona" y otros sin anagramas. Guillotinados a la derecha. Por lo demás buen estado de conservación. Las medidas son aproximadas, pueden variar ligeramente. Siglo/Century: XVII Aguafuerte Papel verjurado con filigrana Grabador/Engraver: Jonstonus, Johannes Dibujante/Draw Artist: Jonstonus, Johannes 1657 Altura papel/Paper height: 368 Anchura papel/Paper width: 214 Altura plancha/Plate height: Anchura plancha/Plate width:

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        Karoli Magni et Ludovici Pii Christianiss. Regum et Impp. Francorum Capitula, sive leges ecclesiasticae et civiles

      apud Claudium Chappellet, 1603. Cm. 17,5, cc. (12) 335 (1); pp. 87 (1) [di glossario]. Marchio tip. al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in piena perg. molle con punte; traccia di titoli ms. al dorso. Una cerniera internamente un po' disunita. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Importante edizione dei capitolari di Carlomagno, vera e propria legislatione universale dell'impero carolingio con l'aggiunta delle integrazioni legislative di Ludovico I il Pio e Carlo il Calvo. I primi quattro libri, gli unici considerati originali, si devono all'opera di S. Ansegisus; gli ultimi tre, falsificati, furono invece compilati nel IX secolo a Magonza da Benedetto Levita allo scopo di agevolare il ruolo della chiesa nell'impero. Raro e ricercato. Cfr. Kvk..

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        Lectionarium Sanctorum. Ex grauissimis praestantissimorum Patrum Historiis & Tractatibus concinnatum : ad sacri Cisterciensis Ordinis vsum accomodatum.

      1603. . 1603 - Impreso en el Monasterio de Valparaíso. Valparaíso, Zamora. . 1 Vol. . Portada+3 H.+220 pp. pp. Gran Folio. Plena Piel. . Rarísimo leccionario impreso en el monasterio zamorano de Valparaíso. Sólo se conocen tres ejemplares: uno en la Biblioteca Pública del Estado en Soria, que perteneció al Monasterio de Huerta y está falto de portada; otro en la Biblioteca de Navarra con la encuadernación muy deteriorada; y un tercero en la Biblioteca Nacional. Este ejemplar presenta la particularidad de estar impreso sobre pergamino, lo que le confiere una extraordinaria rareza. Texto impreso a dos tintas y a dos columnas y encuadrado. Guardas manuscritas del siglo XV en pergamino (1 delantera y 2 traseras), extraidas de un salterio. Falto de grabado en página 1, 37, 77, 123, 201, 209. Hoja rasgada en página 97. Falta en el margen de la 193. Falta la hoja 211-212. Medidas: 420x270 mm. Esta impresión en pergamino no se haya referenciada en ninguna bibliografía. .

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        Aurea practica

      apud Ioan. Anton. et Iacobum de Franciscis, 1603. Cm. 32,5, pp. (76) 542. Bel marchio tip. al frontespizio, graziose testatine, finalini e capilettera xil. Solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza perg. con piccole punte e titoli in oro su tass. al dorso. Due piccoli ed antichi rinforzi al frontespizio atti ad occultare la firma di possesso. Lievi e piccoli aloni sparsi, qualche macchietta. Buon esemplare. Importante Pratica di Gianpietro Ferrari (1364-1421 ca.), grande giureconsulto trecentesco di Pavia. L'opera, di assoluto culto nell'ambito delle numerose pratiche notarili circolanti nel Cinquecento, ebbe gran successo sia per quanto concerne l'applicazione nei tribunali, sia a livello di circolazione meramente dottrinale. Non comune e sempre ricercato. Cfr. Iccu; non in Sapori. .

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        Legis XII tabularum collecta, et interpretamentum. Utrique iterata nunc editione, multum accessit.Parisiis, apud Davidem Douceur, 1603.

      Parisiis, apud Davidem Douceur 1603 - Cm. 14, cc. (12) 1-24, pp. 25-361 (31). Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con titoli ms. al dorso. Strappetto al margine alto di p. 190. Alone alla parte alta del volume e bruniture alle carte finali; sporadiche macchiette. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Teodoro Marcilio (1548-1617) fu professore di retorica all'Università di Parigi, ma si occupò anche di diritto romano dedicando particolare attenzione alle Istituzioni di Giustiniano e appunto alle Dodici tavole, oggetto di questa significativa esegesi. Seconda edizione rivista e aumentata, dopo la prima sempre parigina del 1600. Cfr. Iccu; Diliberto, Bibliografia ragionata (ediz. 2001), pp. 120-121. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Perusia/Pedemontium

      1603. "Rarissima carta geografica, due carte stampate al verso e al recto del foglio, tratte dal ""elitiae Italiae et index viatorius, indicans itinera ab urbe Roma ad omnes in Italia"". Cyprian Eichovius è lo pseudonimo di Matthias Quad (Deventer 1557 - Colonia 1613). Come spesso succedeva all'epoca per sfuggire alle persecuzioni cattoliche contro i protestanti Matthias Quad usò per la sua attività diversi pseudoni¬mi, tra cui quelli noti di C. Eichovius, M. Quadus, M. Quad von Kinckelbach e quello di Konrad Loew. Fuggito dall'Olanda in Germania nel 1587, studiò ad Heidelberg e divenne poi uno dei più prolifici esponenti della cosiddetta Scuola Cartografica di Colonia, durata per circa mezzo secolo (1570-1620 ca.) e formata principalmente da rifugiati fiamminghi ed olandesi tra i quali spiccano lo stesso Quad e Frans Hogenberg che ne fu il fondatore. Nel 1594 Quad pubblica a Colonia Europae, totius terrarum orbis partis praestantissimae descriptio. Nel 1596 ca., sempre a Colonia pubblica Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris, un planisfero sulla base dell'opera marcatoria-na e nel 1600 pubblica il suo primo atlante mondiale autonomo: Geographisch Handtbuch, che è anche il primo edito in lingua tedesca. Nel 1608 ne uscì una edizione in latino Fasciculus Geographicus con quattro mappe inedite incise da Johann Bussemacher, suo assiduo collaboratore. A causa dei suoi numerosi pseudonimi la sua vasta produzione editoriale rimane ancora da identificare completamente. Le carte del Quad ebbero poca fortuna poiché stampate nel periodo dei grandi successi degli atlanti Orteliani; pertanto nessuna ristampa dell'atlante è nota, rendendolo rarissimo e molto ricercato nel mercato antiquario."

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        Corpus omnium veterum poetarum Latinorum secundum seriem temporum, et quinque libris distinctum, in quo continetur omnia ipsorum opera, seu fragmenta quae reperiuntur, cui praefixa est uniuscuiusque poetae vita : postremo accesserunt variae lectiones, si non omnes, praecipuae tamen, magisque necessariae

      Officina Hug. A. Porta, Sumptibus Ioan. Degabiano & Sam. Girard, Lugduni (Lyon) 1603 - Quarto (9 3/4 x 6 3/4"). [8], 1426pp. [Mispagination: Page 947 numbered 647, pages 949 to [1076] numbered 499 to 626. Pages [1077] on, numbered 1027 to 1426]. Later full spotted calf, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. Title page in red and black lettering. Title vignette. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials. First volume (of two), and first edition of Pierre de Brosses' monumental compendium of Latin poetry from secular and sacred Latin poets.This first volume includes poetry excerpts from Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid), Catullus, Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil), Seneca, Cornelius Gallus, Persius, Sextus Turpilius, Gaius Lucilius, Livius Andronicus, Publius Terencius (Terence), and many other Roman poets.Binding partly rubbed, with some abrasion to leather. Head and tail of spine chipped, with some worming to head. Sporadic clear water-staining along inner margin and fore-edge throughout (not affecting lettering). Some worming at upper margin of pages 47 to 252 (not affecting lettering), and lower margin of pages 1167 to 1198 (slightly affecting lettering). Sporadic foxing and age-toning throughout. Text in Latin. Binding in overall fair, interior in good- to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orlando Furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto ricorretto, & di nuove Figure adornato...; unito con: I cinque Canti di M. Ludovico Ariosto, i quali seguono la materia del Furioso.

      In Venetia, Appresso Felice Valgrisi; Appresso N. Moretti, 1603. Due opere legate in 4° (cm 17 x 25,2), legatura mezza pelle settecentesca con angoli, piatti in carta decorata coeva, tracce d'uso, pp (16), 654, (32); secondo la collazione SBN manca una carta bianca finale; due frontespizi: il primo, architettonico con impresa dello stampatore: in cornice, un serpente si attorciglia su un bastone a T sorretto da due mani; Scritta interna:"Vincent"; motto: "Sicut Moyses exaltavit serpentem in deserto..."; al secondo frontespizio, impresa del Moretti: donna ignuda regge vela spiegata, motto: "Non bis". Testo su due colonne, ad ogni Canto, "Argomento" entro cornice silografica; cinquantun tavole silografiche a piena pagina, con buona inchiostratura, illustrano la materia dei quarantasei Canti del "Furioso" e dei cinque successivi, (prima edizione Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1556, solo per il "Furioso"). Esemplare in più che discrete condizioni, tarletto restaurato al frontespizio, tarletto alle tre carte successive, pallide gore sporadiche a poche carte, lievi ingialliture uniformi, ma carta forte e sana. Edizione ancora tutta cinquecentesca, commentata dal Ruscelli e dall'Eugenico, letterato veneziano, con la Vita dell'A. descritta dal Pigna, professore di teorica e lingua greca, storico e teorico di Stato, al servizio degli Estensi. Gli "Argomenti ai Cinque Canti" sono di Luigi Groto, il cui nome appare al frontespizio degli stessi. Alla carta 207, "Stanze" del signor Luigi Gonzaga. La "Tavola de' principii di tutte le Stanze", è di Giovan Battista Rota, il cui nome appare nell'intitolazione. "Edizione in 4°, assai rara e citata dalla crusca" Agnelli Ravegnani p. 175; Gamba, 59; Brunet I, 437; Michel & Michel, Répertoire, vol. 1, pp 70-71.

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        Persici sive Sophorum Regni typus

      Double-page engraved map, 350 x 500 mm. The paper creased to the centrefold, but a good impression, with wide margins. [Antwerp: Johannes Baptist Vrients],  

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        Friendship album of Johannes Zumler, later clergyman at Brück.

      Meissen, Royal School of St Afra, 1602-1603. - 8vo. 32 ff., including 15 pp. of poems and 32 pp. with 39 entries and 1 p. with contemporary contemplative entries by three writers. Contemp. limp vellum, using an old manuscript. All the entries in this early 17th century friendship album, which is also notable for its unusual format and binding, date from Zumler's sojourn at the Royal School of St Afra in Meissen in Saxony, where he was educated from September 1598 to August 1604. Hence, this is also an early and unusual example of a public school friendship album, rather than than of a university student. Apart from a number of later clerics - including an early relation of Georg Agricola - most contributors are boys or teachers who later achieved some renown as scholars, such as the humanist Gallus von Racknitz. The entries are prefixed by 15 handwritten pages of Latin poems, all copied from the works of Georg Fabricius (1516-71), who had been director of the St Afra's in 1546. - Noteworthy contributors include: 1) Gallus Baron Racknitz (1590-1658), poet and humanist. - 2) Moritz III Baron Racknitz (b. ca 1590, d. before 1658), cousin of Gallus v. Racknitz. - 3) Michael Fleischer (1580-1653), clergyman in Krakau in Saxony. - 4) Paul Werner (d. 1626) of Gottlau, deacon at Seyda near Schweinitz. - 5) Johannes Helbig (ca 1590-1646), administrator at St Afra's school from 1608 to 1645. - 6) Caspar von Hermsdorf (d. 1619). - 7) Bartolomäus Sättler (dates unknown), a son of Jacob Sättler (1540-1619), clergyman at St Nikolai in Freiberg. Jacob was a son of the cloth-maker Ambrosius Sättler and Anna Bauer, sister of the outstanding scholar and scientist Georg Agricola (1494-1555), hailed as the "father of mineralogy". - 8) Daniel Menius (1585-1604), son of the like-named rector of St Afra's (1548-1625). - 9) Johannes Richter (d. 1609). - 10) Georg Lönig (d. 1639), clergyman in Lössnig near Leipzig in 1610 and later in Zehmen. - 11) Christoph Glaser (d. 1613), clergyman in Annaberg from 1613 onwards. - 12) Johann Ulrich (dates unknown), clergyman in Dommitzsch. - 13) Johannes Conrad (d. 1636), preacher in Bohemia, from where he was evicted, then clergyman in Großwaltersdorf and since 1628 in Großwaltersdorf near Freiberg, from 1633 onwards deacon in Meissen. - 14) Abraham Plato (1570-1637), majordomo of Gallus von Racknitz. - 15) Christian Gassmann (d. 1640), teacher and deputy rector of St Afra's. - 16) Sylvester Zenck (dates unknown) of Vienna, presumably another majordomo of Racknitz. - 17) Gabriel Wagner (1587-1655), theologian; from 1610 onwards preacher at Freiberg. - 18) Samuel Starck (dates unknown), successor of Michael Starck as clergyman in Hirschfeld. - 19) Wolfgang Schaller (1582-1626), physician, professor at Wittenberg, served twice as rector, private physician to Electress Hedwig of Denmark. - 20) Samuel Richter (d. 1633), clergyman in Chemnitz. - 21) Israel Maukisch (1584-1654), 1612 deputy rector in Braunschweig, then clergyman in Pulsnitz (1613), Berthelsdorf (1617), and from 1635 onwards in Freiberg. - 22) Johannes Nicolai (d. 1643), preacher in Pillnitz, later clergyman in Seifersbach near Sachsenburg. - A charming example of a German late Renaissance pupil's friendship album. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ambraßische Helden-Rüst-Kammer: welche von Ferdinanden, Ertzhertzogen zu Oesterreich, herrlich angerichtet, von Jacob Schrencken von Notzing in Lateinischer Sprache, von Johann Engelberten Noyse von Campenhouten aber in Teutscher Ubersetzung historisch beschrieben, und in wiederholter Ausgabe erneuert worden von Johann David Köhlern.

      4. 19 Bll., 448 S., 8 Bll. Mit Frontisp., gest. Titelvign., gr. Textkupfer (Ansicht v. Schloß Ambrass u. 125 Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Berieb. Durchgeh. Wasserrand. vgl. Graesse VI/1, 317 (lat. Ausgabe aus demselben Jahr) Vinet 2046 - Verkleinerte Nachstich der Ausgabe von 1603. Die kräftig abgedruckten Kupfertaf. zeigen europäische Fürsten in ihren Prachtrüstungen.

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        La Grand (sic) Chirurgie . traduite en francois avec figures de certains instrumens propres pour remettre les membres rompus.Plus un discours sur la goutte . avec la guerison. . Traictez de la preparation des medicamens,

      Lyon, Antoine de Harsy, 1603. - PARACELSUS [Bombast von Hohenheim, Philipp Aureol Theophrast]La Grand (sic) Chirurgie de Philippe Aoreole Theophraste Paracelse grand Medecin & Philosophe entre les Alemans, traduite en francois, de la version latine de Iosquin d’Alhem illustree d’amples annotations, avec figures de certains instrumens propres pour remettre les membres rompus, & les contenir estans remis en sorte qu’on les puisse visiter sans que l’os se desplace. Par M. Claude Dariot, Medecin à Beaune. Plus un discours de la goutte & causes d’icelle, avec la guerison. Item III. Traictez de la preparation des medicamens, avec une table pour l’intelligence du temps propre au recueil, composition & garde des herbes, fruicts & semences. Nouvellement revue & mis en lumiere par le dit Dariot. Seconde edition. Lyon, Antoine de Harsy, 1603. 4to. 3 parts in l volume. 14 + 301 + [1] + [3]f + 51 + [1 blank] + 205 (of 207)+[1 blank]p. First title in red & black; printer’s device on all 3 titles. With 5 woodcuts of distilling apparatus for the preparation of medicines and some tables in 3rd part. Grotesque ornamental intials and headpieces. Contemporary limp vellum. Second edition of the French translation of Paracelsus’ Grosse Wundarzney (1573) by Claude Dariot (1533-94), a graduate of Montpellier University, and the foremost French interpreter of Paracelsian medicine. The text of the Great Surgery is here jointly published with revisions of Dariot’s own highly influential discourses on gout, and on the preparation of medicaments, each with a separate title-page. Dariot was motivated by his belief that there was a great need for a simpler, more readable text on the Paracelsian remedies. He served as town physician at Beaune, but emigrated to Geneva to escape religious persecution as a Protestant. Sudhoff comments on the significance of Dariot’s contribution to Paracelsian medicine.Top margins of last leaves with light traces of waterstaining; a few corners repaired; 1 leaf of preface lacking in 3rd part. Krivatsy 8561; Sudhoff 253. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orlando furioso. Tutto ricorretto, & di nuove figure adornato

      Venezia, Felice Valgrisi e Nicolò Moretti, 1603, due parti rilegate in un volume in-8vo (cm. 24 x 18) piena pergamena coeva con tassello al dorso, due frontespizi incisi, il primo, rinforzato, architettonico con impresa dello stampatore: in cornice, un serpente si attorciglia su un bastone a T sorretto da due mani; Scritta interna:"Vincent"; motto: "Sicut Moyses exaltavit serpentem in deserto..." al secondo frontespizio, impresa del Moretti: donna ignuda regge vela spiegata, motto: "Non bis". pp. (16)-654-(32), testo stampato su due colonne, ad ogni Canto: "Argomento" entro cornice xilografica; cinquantun tavole xilografiche a piena pagina, illustrano l'argomento dei quarantasei Canti del "Furioso" e dei cinque successivi. Tagli rossi, esemplare un pò rifilato nella parte superiore senza toccare di testo.

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        Aurea practica.Venetiis, apud Ioan. Anton. et Iacobum de Franciscis , 1603.

      Venetiis, apud Ioan. Anton. et Iacobum de Franciscis 1603 - Cm. 32,5, pp. (76) 542. Bel marchio tip. al frontespizio, graziose testatine, finalini e capilettera xil. Solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza perg. con piccole punte e titoli in oro su tass. al dorso. Due piccoli ed antichi rinforzi al frontespizio atti ad occultare la firma di possesso. Lievi e piccoli aloni sparsi, qualche macchietta. Buon esemplare. Importante Pratica di Gianpietro Ferrari (1364-1421 ca.), grande giureconsulto trecentesco di Pavia. L'opera, di assoluto culto nell'ambito delle numerose pratiche notarili circolanti nel Cinquecento, ebbe gran successo sia per quanto concerne l'applicazione nei tribunali, sia a livello di circolazione meramente dottrinale. Non comune e sempre ricercato. Cfr. Iccu; non in Sapori. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Essayes Or Morall, Politike and Millitarie Discourses

      London: Printed by Val[entine] Sims for Edward Blount,, 1603. First written by him in French. And now done into English By... John Florio. Folio (276 x 188 mm). Late 19th-century brown crushed morocco by Riviere & Son, spine with gilt ornaments between raised bands, gilt-lettered direct, thick rules in blind, thin rules in gilt, panelled sides with gilt ornaments at corners, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Custom brown morocco-backed folding case, spine lettered in gilt. Books 2 and 3 with separate dated title pages but continuous register; verses by Daniel and errata (¶1,2: "these 2 leaves are frequently lacking" – ESTC); complete with blank 2Q4 and 2 final errata leaves 3K5,6. Woodcut vignettes of altars on verso of first title-page, woodcut headpieces and initials, a few headpieces composed of printer's ornaments, woodcut tailpiece cartouche at the end of the first book; with first states of A1v (running head reading "The Epistle.") and B1r (without the printed slip-cancel correcting "towns" at line 25). Contemporary manuscript marginalia to B2r, D3r, I2r, with associated underlining in those places, underlining occasionally elsewhere in Book 1. Front joint tender at head, paper reinforcement to front free endpaper verso at foot, occasional minor marking to contents, a couple of small spill-burns, H3 with closed marginal tear not affecting text, a very good copy. First edition in English of the Essais of Montaigne, one of the great books of the Elizabethan era and the crowning achievement of its translator John Florio. "His extraordinary skill in the use of alliteration, his ability to embroider and amplify the French original through the addition of English synonyms, his sense of rhythm, his art of turning French proverbs and expressions into idiomatic English equivalents, and his experimentation with new-formed English words (such as 'conscientious', 'endeare', 'efface', 'facilitate') made his Montaigne one of the great translations of the Elizabethan age. The work was a source of inspiration for such as Ben Jonson, Sir Walter Ralegh, John Webster, and Shakespeare. Despite the fact that, as a translation, it was occasionally inaccurate, 'Florio's Montaigne' was reprinted both in his lifetime and over subsequent centuries" (ODNB).

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. G. Gastaldi aus Ortelius, "Patavini Territorii corographia, Iac. Castaldo avct.".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, 1603, 30,8 x 23 (H) Van den Broecke, Nr. 122 A. - Westorientierte Karte, unten mittig mit einer altkol. Rollwerkskartusche, oben llnks ein Wappen. Gebiet Vicenza, Padua ( mittig ), Venedig. - Mit lateinischem Rückseitentext.

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        Rare Antique Map-PLAN-LEEUWARDEN-LEEUWERDEN-LEOVERDIA-Sems-Bast-1603

      - Antique map, titled: 'Leeuwerden de hooft stadt van Frislant. Leoverdia Metropolis Frisiae ( ) 1603.' - Very rare plan of Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands. With several carouches and coat of arms. With a legend and compass rose at bottom right. Engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Published by Ioannem / Jan Lamrinck in 1603. State: 3rd state (III). Ref: Hollstein Dutch 15-2(2).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Pieter Bast' after the surveyor Johan Sems. Pieter Bast (died 1605) was a Flemmish topographical engraver from Antwerp. Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold lines as issued. Printed from 2 plates, attached. Left bottom margin short from binding, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B3-13 The overall size is ca. 19.9 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 19.5 x 15.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 50.5 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 49.5 x 39.5 cm.

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        Karoli Magni et Ludovici Pii Christianiss. Regum et Impp. Francorum Capitula, sive leges ecclesiasticae et civiles.Parisiis, apud Claudium Chappellet, 1603.

      Parisiis, apud Claudium Chappellet 1603 - Cm. 17,5, cc. (12) 335 (1); pp. 87 (1) [di glossario]. Marchio tip. al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in piena perg. molle con punte; traccia di titoli ms. al dorso. Una cerniera internamente un po' disunita. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Importante edizione dei capitolari di Carlomagno, vera e propria legislatione universale dell'impero carolingio con l'aggiunta delle integrazioni legislative di Ludovico I il Pio e Carlo il Calvo. I primi quattro libri, gli unici considerati originali, si devono all'opera di S. Ansegisus; gli ultimi tre, falsificati, furono invece compilati nel IX secolo a Magonza da Benedetto Levita allo scopo di agevolare il ruolo della chiesa nell'impero. Raro e ricercato. Cfr. Kvk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COMPUTUS ECCLESIASTICUS PER DIGITORUM ARTICULOS & TABULAS TRADITUS

      Aloysium Zannettum, Rome 1603 - Thin, narrow 10mo in vellum; VG; minimal soiling on covers; tiny remnants of leather straps on back cover; strong binding; book title inscribed on lower external edge; ink inscriptions and signatures on end pages; tiny closed tears on first two pages; slight foxing on edges; text in Latin, in tiny print; tables at the end; in very good and readable condition; Clavius was a German Jesuit mathematician, highly respected by Galileo, who visited him in 1611; shelved in Case # 3. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oneirocritica.

      Paris: at the shop of Marc Orry,, 1603. Astrampsychi et Nicephori versus etiam Oneirocritici. Nicolai Rigaltii ad Artemidorum notae. Quarto (216 x 148 mm). Contemporary blind-ruled calf, sometime rebacked and recornered, gilt centre-tools to spine compartments, red morocco label, blind floral tools to corners of boards, edges sprinkled red; in 4 parts, each with a separate pagination and register. Title page printed in red and black; woodcut head- and tailpiece and figurative initials. Sympathetically refurbished overall, light craquelure, front joint rubbed, cracked at head, ring mark to the board, title browned, occasional damp-staining to margins, generally rather light, old marginal repair to initial blank and title, "Achmetis …" sigs. dii-iii duplicated between sigs. M1-2 (as issued, see Atkinson). A very good copy. Editio princeps of the Oneirocriticon of pseudo-Achmet ibn Sereim, an important 10th-century Greek manual of dream interpretation based on Arabic sources, with an improved Latin translation in parallel, Greek-Latin printings of three similar texts, and a commentary. Uncommon: a handful of copies traced at auction in the last 50 years. "Achmet" was in fact a Byzantine Greek who "used the nom de plume of Achmet to project an air of erudite, cosmopolitan learning, which the Arabic scholars at this time quite deservedly possessed" (Oberhelman 1991, p. 12). He claimed that his father was dream-interpreter to al-Ma'mun (r. 813-33), apparently unaware that the historical Muhammad bin Sirin (d. 728) had in fact lived a century before the great caliph. Nevertheless, it has been demonstrated that "Arabic dream books provided the principal basis for the work" (Sirriyeh, Dreams and Visions in the World of Islam, p. 111): these include Ibn Qutaybah's 'Ibarat al-Ru'yah, Ibn al-Mussayab's interpretations of the dreams of caliph 'Abd al-Malik, and Hunayn ibn Ishaq's Arabic translation of Artemidorus. The Greek culture of dream-writing appears to have largely died out in the 5th century, and to have recovered only in the 9th century, under Arabic influence. Achmet's work is "one of the longest and most comprehensive works on dream interpretation in Greek history", and the most extensive and best known of the Byzantine period (Oberhelman 2008, pp. 2 & 9). Achmet's text was originally published in a Latin version by Johannes Leunclavius in 1577; the present edition notably includes passages omitted from that translation. The other main text is the Oneirocritica of 2nd-century Greek scholar Artemidorus of Ephesus, which itself "revolutionized oneirocriticism in Arabic dream science" (Oberhelman 1991, p. 15) and was first published in 1518; it is accompanied by a lengthy commentary by Rigault, and two short dreambooks in verse, one traditionally attributed to patriarch Nicephorus (758-828) but probably written in the late 9th or early 10th century, the other to Astrampsychus, supposedly a Persian magus in the era of Alexander the Great, but evidently a peg for a text which originally formed part of the Nicephorus manuscript tradition. The Latin translations of Artemidorus, Nicephorus and Astrampsychus are respectively by Janus Cornarius, Rigault, and Johannes Opsopäus. Provenance: ownership inscription, "Thomas Pargiter, è Coll. Lincoln, 1674", to the initial blank, followed by quotations from the Aeneid and the Iliad in Latin and Greek, both relating to dreams, and an English translation of the latter, from the 1653 edition of the works of clergyman and controversialist Thomas Jackson (1578-1640). Pargiter graduated Doctor of Divinity from Lincoln College, Oxford, 1676, after which he was rector of Greatworth, Northamptonshire, until his death in 1705. Annotations in his hand include marginal corrections in Greek to Astrampsychus' text (p. 3), addition of the book number to the running head of each page of Artemidorus, and an "Index Capitum Alphabeticus" in manuscript to the terminal blanks, up to the letter P, supplementing the printed index, which is by page number only. There are also the variant armorial bookplates of a descendant, Arthur Henry Pargeter of the Middle Temple and Sevenoaks, to both pastedowns, and his pencilled note of acquisition dated 8th August 1917 to the front.

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        Thesaurus et armamentarium medico-chymicum.Venice, Johann Gabriel Hertz, 1707. 4 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment.

      - Blake, p. 318; Thorndike, pp. 84-86. Third Venice edition of a medical work by the German alchemist Adrian von Mynsicht (1603-1638). "One of the most frequently reprinted works of medical pharmacy was the Thesaurus of Adrian Mynsicht (1603-1638), an M.D. of Helmstedt who became physician to the duke of Mecklenburg and others. It purported to reveal to the "sons of doctrine and wisdom" a most secret way of compounding drugs based on his own experience and practice" (Thorndike). He was a follower of Paracelsus, opposing the Galenic theory in believing that illnesses were caused by chemical processes instead of fluctuation of the humors. Von Mynsincht was the first to describe emetic tartar. At the end of the text is a small treatise concerning the philosopher's stone. The work is followed by three smaller works by Carolus Musitanus, Andreas Battimelli and Hieronymus Piperus, who wrote additions to Mynsicht's Thesaurus. With a faint stamp on title-page, and a frequently appearing faint library stamp on pages throughout the book. Browned and foxed throughout, with frequent waterstains and some occasional spots. Overall a good copy.

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        Frisia Orientalis. - Joannes Florianus describebat. - Rideriae Portionis facies, ante inundarionem, qui postae sinus maris factus est. - Incidit hec inundatio circa annum 1277 Decembris 25. - Cum priuilegio decennali.':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich v. Abraham Ortelius n. Johannes Florianus aus Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm Abrahami Orteli Antverp. Geographi Regii. . b. Jan Baptist Vrients in Antwerpen, 1603, 38 x 50,5 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III A, S. 115 ff., 31:053, Nr. 50; van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, S. 127, Nr. 83. - Völlige Neufassung der Ostfrieslandkarte gegenüber der Ortelius-Karte von 1580. - Unten rechts Insetkarte mit der Wasserflut bei Emden im Jahre 1277. - Oben mittig Kartusche mit Kartentitel; unten links friesisches Paar in Tracht; darunter Meilenzeiger mit Einteilung 1 - 5. - Die Karte mit lateinischem Rückentext.

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        Teratologie ou Discours des Signes et Prodiges, par lesquels Dieu nous a de tout temps menaçé, accompaigné de plusieurs instructions chrestiennes & advertissemens aux catholiques, contre les fausses assertions des calvinistes de notre temps. Divisé en deux livres.

      Clermont: Bertrand Durand, 1603. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (150 x 100 mm). [64], 268, [6] pp. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, spine titled in manuscript (cover soiled). Internally generally quite fresh and clean with only very minor spotting in places. ----Caillet 6073 ("livre curieux et tres rare"); Cioranesco (17th century) 39969. EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST EDITION of a work by Jean Landrey on prodigies and monsters as well as a refutation of the Calvinist movement. OCLC/Worldcat locates but three copies in public institutions (University of Pennsylvania, Paris - Saine Geneviève, and Paris - Bibliotheque national). Content: De la nature des comètes, De l'inconstance des Calvinistes, Les comètes présages des malheurs, De la fausse astrologie, De Mahomet et de Luther. For Jean Landrey, a French physician and author of "Teratology or Discourse of Signs and Wonders", the diseases of the body proceed from sin (the cause of infirmity and ignorance). The search for natural causes, of which he does not disregard importance, remains, in his eyes, subordinate to the knowledge and meditation of god's designs, as, for example, god who finds himself natural things to do, the earthquake makes it possible that this trembling may serve as a punishment to men, or of terror, as sometimes also to manifest its glory. Landrey does not pay special attention to monsters, which are but a kind of sign: our god willed to excite men to penance, that not only did heaven have its prodigies, and signs that were appalling, but also the elements, like earth and water: such are earthquakes, gulfs, baaillemens et abysmes, dryness, excessive dryness, monsters and creatures, floods, prodigious rain. When all the extraordinary events which occur in the world are to serve the education of men, it is not very important to inquire whether natural causes have their share or not; if they are alien to them, the signs will be all the more worthy of attention, but if they concur, the events which result will not lose their value as signs. (see J. Céard, La nature et les prodiges : L'insolite au XVIe siècle, 1996, p.437). - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        Kurtze und warhafftige Historische Erzehlung/ Wie unnd welcher gestalt Paulus Odontius, gewesener Evangelischer Prediger zu Walstein in Steyermarck/ wegen der Lehr und Predigt deß Heyligen Evangelii/ von der Grätzerischen Inquisition gefäncklich eingezogen/ Auch umb desselben standthafftigen Bekandnuß/ Zweymal zum Todt verurtheilt: Aber durch Göttliche Hülff allein/ widerumb auß der Feinde Hände unnd Banden wunderbarlicher Weiß loß unnd ledig worden. Alles/ wie es sich in der That begeben/ beschrieben von ihme selbsten. Erstlich gedruckt zu Dreßden/ durch Hieronymum Schütz Im Jahr/ M.DCIII.

      O. O., ca. 1603. 36 S., 1 Bl. Rückenbroschur. 4°- VD17 23:635196M; Robitsch, Geschichte des Protestantismus in der Steiermark, p. 217-223. - Der aus der Nähe Meißens stammende Odontius wurde von Hyppolita Freiin von Windischgrätz als Prediger auf ihr Schloss Waldstein berufen. Nach deren kurz darauf folgenden Tod blieb Odontius in Waldstein, predigte wütend gegen den Papst und Rom, was ihm schnell Ärger mit der Obrigkeit einbrachte. Vorliegender Schrift schildert zu Beginn seine Verhaftung 1603 auf Schluss Waldstein, das von Haputmann Böttinger berannt und auch wohl teilweise geplündert wurde. Die Beschwerde der Herren von Waldstein über das Vorgehen brachte diesen allerdings selbsr eine Haft- und Geldstrafe ein. Odontius wurde zum Tode verurteilt, was dann aber zur Galeerenstrafe abgemildert wurde. Während seiner Überstellung nach Oberlaibach (Vrhnika) konnte er fliehen und sich nach Sachsen absetzen, wo er den Bericht seines abenteuerlichen Wirkens in der Steiermark publizieren konnte. - Tls. stärker rgebräunt. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Del Moto lettione del Signor Leandro Bovarini, il Furioso Accademici Insensato, recitata da lui publicamente nell'Accademia degli Insensati il di 25 di Aprile 1602. Esponendo il sonetto del Signor Francesco Coppetta, "Questo ch'el tedio, onde la vita è piena"...

      In Perugia, per Vincenzo Colombara, 1603. In 8vo (cm. 15); buona legatura in pergamena molle di epoca successiva; pp. 47, (1); stemma del card. Bevilacqua legato di Perugia al frontespizio; emblema a piena pagina a p. 6, grande marca tipografica in fine. Mancanza ad un angolo a p. 25 con mancanza della sola lettera. Axs

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        Kurtze und warhafftige Historische Erzehlung/ Wie unnd welcher gestalt Paulus Odontius, gewesener Evangelischer Prediger zu Walstein in Steyermarck/ wegen der Lehr und Predigt deß Heyligen Evangelii/ von der Grätzerischen Inquisition gefäncklich eingezogen/ Auch umb desselben standthafftigen Bekandnuß/ Zweymal zum Todt verurtheilt: Aber durch Göttliche Hülff allein/ widerumb auß der Feinde Hände unnd Banden wunderbarlicher Weiß loß unnd ledig worden. Alles/ wie es sich in der That begeben/ beschrieben von ihme selbsten. Erstlich gedruckt zu Dreßden/ durch Hieronymum Schütz Im Jahr/ M.DCIII.

      O. O., ca. 1603.. 36 S., 1 Bl. Rückenbroschur. 4°- VD17 23:635196M; Robitsch, Geschichte des Protestantismus in der Steiermark, p. 217-223. - Der aus der Nähe Meißens stammende Odontius wurde von Hyppolita Freiin von Windischgrätz als Prediger auf ihr Schloss Waldstein berufen. Nach deren kurz darauf folgenden Tod blieb Odontius in Waldstein, predigte wütend gegen den Papst und Rom, was ihm schnell Ärger mit der Obrigkeit einbrachte. Vorliegender Schrift schildert zu Beginn seine Verhaftung 1603 auf Schluss Waldstein, das von Haputmann Böttinger berannt und auch wohl teilweise geplündert wurde. Die Beschwerde der Herren von Waldstein über das Vorgehen brachte diesen allerdings selbsr eine Haft- und Geldstrafe ein. Odontius wurde zum Tode verurteilt, was dann aber zur Galeerenstrafe abgemildert wurde. Während seiner Überstellung nach Oberlaibach (Vrhnika) konnte er fliehen und sich nach Sachsen absetzen, wo er den Bericht seines abenteuerlichen Wirkens in der Steiermark publizieren konnte. - Tls. stärker rgebräunt.

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        Anatomia & Medicina Equorum Nova, Das ist/ Neuweß Roßbuch ? oder vo(n) der Pferden Anatomy / ....

      Frankfurt, Becker für Fischers Erben, 1603, Folio, (12), 275, (6) pp. (10), 307, (14), (1) pp., mit 64 ganzseitigen Holzschnitten, im Lederband über Holzdeckeln im Stil der Zeit mit Blindprägung, Rückentitel und Schließen feines Exemplar. Extrem seltene erste Deutsche Ausgabe in der Üebersetzung von Peter Uffenbach (1566-1635) !Carlo Ruini: Anatomia & Medicina Equorum Nova, Das ist/ Neuweß Roßbuch? oder vo[n] der Pferden Anatomy/ Natur/ Cur/ Pflegung unnd Heylung/ Zwey außerlesene Bücher : In welchen nicht allein die starcke Glieder/ Beine/ Mäuse unnd Adern deß gantzen Leibs der Pferde/ sondern auch allerley denselben zufallende accidentia, Kranck- Schwachheiten unnd Gebrechen ... gelehret und gewiesen werden / Auß deß Edlen unnd Vesten Caroli Ruini von Bononia, Italianischer Edition ... ins Teutsch gebracht/ Durch Petrum Uffenbach .... &Von allen und jeden Kranckheiten und Gebrechen der PferdeRuinis Anatomia gilt als das erste Werk der wissenschaftlichen Veterinärmedizin und überhaupt das erste Werk, das sich abgesehen vom Menschen mit nur einer Spezies beschäftigt. Es ist von besonderer Wichtigkeit, da man glaubte die ersten Spuren einer Kenntnis des Blutkreislaufes gefunden zu haben. - "First book devoted exclusively to the structure of a single species other than man. Besides being one of the foundation-stones of modern veterinary medicine, it contains a description of the lesser circulation. The admirable plates are by some authorities attributed to Leonardo" (Garrison/M. 285).Durchgehen etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, Titel verstärkt und im Bug angesetzt, ferner minimale fachgerechte Restaurierungen von Einrissen, Abrissen usw..Ein sehr schönes Exemplar dieses sehr seltenen Werkes.-Wellcome I, 5624 Garrison/M. 285 (EA 1598) Nissen ZBI 3517 Graesse VI, 191 ADB 39, 134 (Uffenbach)."In 1598 Carlo Ruini, a senator of Bologna, completed his great work on the anatomy and diseases of the horse, and is thus the author of the first comprehensive monograph on the anatomy of an animal. Practically nothing is known of the life of this remarkable man - except that he was possibly murdered. He was born c. 1530 and died on February 2 or 3, 1598 - about a month before his work was published.One plate is dated 1590, which would indicate that the book had been in preparation for some years. Bayon has recently revived the suggestion that Ruini may be credited with the text, but that the figures are those drawn by Leonardo to illustrate his own projected treatise on the anatomy of the horse. No evidence can be produced for the latter statement, which is inconsistent with the well-grounded belief that Leonardo never wrote such a treatise, nor, assuming that Ruini's woodcuts are reasonable reproductions of the original drawings, would any historian of art recognize in them the craftsmanship of Leonardo. It is true that the last figure of the superficial muscles of the horse in Book V is well posed and discovers some artistic feeling, but it has not the subtlety of the art of Leonardo. Moreover, it is impossible to avoid the conclusion that Ruini's work is the direct and logical outcome of the Vesalian tradition, since it resembles, if it does not equal, the masterpiece of the founder of anatomy in almost every detail. 'It is instructive to trace the parallel between these two works. In both cases we observe a steady resolve to exhaust the anatomy of one type, and to avoid digressions by the way. Ruini's treatise, as we should expect from the cumbrous nature of his subject, is the more topographical, but so far as possible he works through the animal system by system in the same patient and exhaustive manner. We know the anxiety of Vesalius to secure the most perfect illustrations available at the time, how he employed a pupil of " the divine Titian " to prepare the drawings for the wood engravings, and indulged a capricious and not always amiable fancy of throwing his figures into expressive attitudes and supplying them with a panoramic background. In all this, provided we exclude the pirated figures engraved on copper which have not the artistic merit of the original woodcuts, Ruini is his close but not altogether successful imitator. Both anatomists suffered from persistent and flagrant plagiarism. It is often said that this was a custom but not a crime in the seventeenth century, in spite of the fact that the practice was frequently condemned, and in many cases bitterly resented. Thus shortly before his death in 1691 Robert Boyle proposed to the Council of the Royal Society " that a proper person might be found out to discover plagiarys, and to assert inventions [discoveries] to their proper authors " - a proposal assented to by the Society but apparently not acted upon.1 In 1694 Cowper was complaining of the scarcity of original works and the prevalence of copying and stealing, but in 1698 he had become a plagiarist himself, and was stigmatized by his victim as a robber and highwayman.Snape's anatomy of the horse, first published in 1683, is based on Ruini. None the less its author claimed the honours of a pioneer, for, he savs, none had gone before or showed him the way Ruini's name is not even mentioned, although Snape's plates are close copies of Ruini's figures, notwithstanding his assertion that he has " by a curious draught or delineation represented to you such observations as are made in true dissections ". One of his plates representing the entire skeleton has, he claims, been " drawn exactly by one that I keep standing in a Press ", but it is difficult to believe that this skeleton in the cupboard could have been as unlike a horse as Ruini's figure which Snape has copied. In another of Snape's plates the only original feature is the addition of a superfluous dragon-fly to the background, nor can we excuse the subtle dissimulation which warns us " not to trust too much to these copies, as I may call them, without practising upon the original body itself ". It is worth noting that Snape himself was plagiarized, and so ad infinitum.A French plagiarist of Ruini was Saunier (1734), who had the effrontery to label his plates " Déssiné dapprés Natture ", and claimed in the preface that they represented the life-work of himself and his son, and were prepared at the cost of incessant study and great expense. These transactions, and the early literature of biology is full of them, recall the indignant rhetoric of Robert Knox : " As to the hack compilers their course is simple : they first deny the Doctrine to be true when this becomes untenable they deny that it is new and they finish by engrossing the whole in their next compilations, omitting carefully the name of the author ". He might have added a fourth chapter to this tale of obliquity, in which the discovery is attributed to another worker.- For some time now we have borne with numerous and determined attempts to deprive Harvey of the discovery of the circulation of the blood. On one of these attempts Daremberg makes the following satirical comment : "I have been singularly disappointed ", he says, " to see such an imposing array of citations brought into the service of an indefensible cause, and to learn that of all the ancient and modern writers it is Harvey who has played the smallest part in the discovery of the circulation !"In addition to the unwelcome attentions of the plagiarist Ruini's work has not escaped the more insidious activities of prejudiced commentators. According to one of them Ruini did not write the Anatomy, another does not believe that he wrote the Diseases, and a third accuses him of stealing the illustrations. These charges, which, if sustained, would dispossess Ruini of any share in his own work, may or may not be true, but this much we can say -there is no evidence in support of any of them. Criticism of this type provokes the reflection that, if these spurious anticipations of classic discoveries justified the interpretation now put upon them, their fate was singularly and invariably unfortunate, for at the time they were written they convinced no one. Only when the facts have been firmly established by others are the merits of these simulacra " drawn from their dread abode ".Harvey entered as a student at the University of Padua in the year 1598, (This date is subject to correction-1597 and 1600 have also been maintained.) a date which coincides with the publication of Ruini's work at Bologna. The history of this book shows that it must have been well known, and its influence considerable, although Harvey makes no reference to it in any of his writings. In the preface to Jourdain's edition of Ruini's anatomical plates of 1647 1 it is stated that these detailed and accurate drawings were made from Nature by the very famous master painter Titian, but no authority is given for this highly improbable conclusion.Before the time of Ruini the anatomy of the horse was practically unknown, and the grossest caricatures, such as those of Ferrari, c. 1560, and Scaccho of 1591, were published and accepted as serious representations of its structure. Even after Ruini's work had appeared Markham published a figure of the skeleton of the horse in 1610 which.it is difficult to regard as anything but a jest.1 Leonardo having left his work on the horse unfinished, it was therefore, as Sir Frederick Smith remarks, " at the hands of Ruini that the subject of equine anatomy jumped at a single bound from the blackest ignorance to relative perfection, the degree of which it is difficult to exaggerate It should be added that Ruini's knowledge of human anatomy was very helpful to him in his studies on the horse.Ruini's-treatise,2 which passed through some fifteen editions (exclusive of pirated versions) between 1598 and 1769, but which nevertheless is little known, is divided into the following five books, each with its own series of wood engravings :Book I.-" Animal Parts." Head : mouth, tongue, teeth at different ages, muscles, vessels, glands, skull, brain with its membranes, nerves and ventricles, sense organs. Book II.-" Spiritual Parts." Neck and Thorax : skeleton, muscles, hyoid, larynx, nerves and vessels of neck, heart and its valves, trachea, lungs and pleurae, diaphragm. Book III.-" Nutritive Parts." Abdomen : gut and its glands, peritoneum and mesentery, spleen, renal organs, great vessels of abdomen and portal vein, abdominal muscles, vertebral column and spinal cord, sacrum, pelvis and tail. Book IV.-" Generative Parts." Genitalia : reproductive organs of both sexes and their vessels, development of horse, gravid uterus and placenta, foetus -- its envelopes and circulatory system, foramen ovale. Book V.-" Outlying Parts." Limbs : bones, muscles, vessels and nerves of fore and hind limbs. Added to Book V are seven figures of , a diagrammatic character summarizing the more important features of the skeleton, veins and arteries, nerves and muscles. The reconstructions of the arteries, veins and nerves recall vividly the least inspired and convincing efforts of Vesalius. This is especially true of Ruini's schematic figure of the portal vein.Ruini is one of the many anatomists who has had thrust upon him the honour of having demonstrated the circulation of the blood before Harvey (E. B. Krumbhaar, Ann. Med. Hist. N.S. 1 (1929), and in 1869 a tablet was erected in the School of Veterinary Science at Bologna recording this fiction.There is, however, no doubt that Ruini, as regards the circulation, was still dominated by Galenic ideas, and therefore has no claim to be associated with Harvey in this discovery. He has in fact very little to say on the circulation, and his language is not only brief but by no means free from ambiguity. Nowhere does he show any appreciation of the crucial fact that the object of the valves of the heart and vessels is to ensure an ever onward flow of the blood. As regards the heart he suggests that t

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        CONQUISTA DE LA BETICA

      1603 - CONQUISTA DE LA BETICA, Poema heroico de. En que se canta la Restauración y libertad de Sevilla, por el Santo Rey Don Fernando III. Impresso en Sevilla, en casa de Francisco Perez. 1603. 8º, pleno marroquin, s. XIX, firmado Arias. [26], 458 [i.e. 442] h., [2] h. de grab., uno de ellos retrato del autor. Muy rara. Extenso poema épico, de influencia Tassiana,sobre la reconquista de gran parte de Andalucía, y de Sevilla en particular, por Fernando III en el siglo XIII. La Conquista de la Bética es el primer poema culto que aborda este episodio de la Reconquista. Tiene algún pasaje novelesco, pero principalmente depende de la tradición de las crónicas medievales impresas en el Quinientos. Ejemplar en perfecto estado de conservación [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discurso en que trata del cargo de Maestro de Campo general, y de todo lo que de derecho le toca en el Exército, Milán, Pandolfo Malatesta, 1603.

      1603 - Gr. in-8º.- 234 pp.- Illustré de diagrammes et de schémas in et hors texte.- Première édition. RELIÉ AVEC: FERRETTI, Francesco: Della Osservanza Militare. Libri duo Nel primo de quali si ragiona ordinatamente de’ costumi & delle regole migliori, che debe apprendere & observare colui, che dissegna d’essere meritevolmente segnalato Soldato ( ), Venetia, Camillo & Rutilio Borgominerij fratelli, 1577. Gr. in-8º.- (18 ff.) 126 pp.- Lettrines historiées et fleuronnés.- Illustré de 5 bois in et hors texte.- Troisième édition. (la première fut publiée en 1568). RELIÉ AVEC: CAVALCA, Alessandro: Essamine militare, nel quale si contengono le resposte fatte all’Illustrissimo Sig. Conte Cesare Bentivoglio Al perseguitare banditi. Al guardare piazze in tempo di sospetto. Al formare squadroni e parate, con altre cose appartenenti alla militia ( ), Venetia, Sessa, 1630. Gr. in-8º.- (8 ff.) 187 (1) pp.- Première édition complète, corrigée par l’auteur, comportant un traité sur des fortifications et une seconde partie ne figurant pas dans l’édition précedente de 1616. 3 ouvrages dans 1 vol. relié plein maroquin rouge du XVIIème aux armes de Ramiro Núñez de Guzmán, Vice-Roy de Naples et Duc de Medina de las Torres frappées au centre, celles du second plat avec devise « Revoluta foecundant », dentelle fleuronnée en encadrement sur les plats avec grands fleurons d’angle, dos à trois nerfs orné, tranches dorées, titres anciennement manuscrits sur des étiquettes collés. TROIS IMPORTANTES TRAITÉS SUR L'ART ET LES OBLIGATIONS MILITAIRES, EN UN SÉDUISANT VOLUME D'ILLUSTRE PROVENANCE ESPAGNOLE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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