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         The Herball Or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London, Master in Chirurgie. Very much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson, Citizen and Apothecarye of London.

      Groß-4. 35 cm. [15] Blatt, 1614 [i. e. 1618] Seiten, [24] Blatt. Ganzlederband der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Lederschildchen. John Gerard oder Gerarde, geboren 1545 in Nantwich, gestorben im Februar 1612 in London. Chirurg und Botaniker. Zweite Ausgabe des Kräuterbuches von John Gerard welche gegenüber der Erstausgabe um ca. 250 Seiten und 1000 Holzschnitte erweitert wurde. Der Rücken des Ledereinbandes und die Vorsätze wurden erneuert, der gestochene Titel liegt nur als miteingebundene Kopie vor, es fehlen aus dem "Vorwort" die Blätter "q4" und "q5" (Danksagung an Cecil Knight von Gerard und "Lancelotus erunius..." von Matthias de Lobel), es fehlen weiter insgesamt 8 Blatt (S. 229/230, 625/626, 983/984, 1003/1004, 1005/1006, 1007/1008, 1009/1010, 1075/1076). Ein Blatt liegt lose bei, dieses und die letzten 4 Blätter mit Eckfehlstellen, verbunden mit geringem Textverlust, wenige Blätter mit Randläsuren, oberer Bereich des Buches wasserfleckig. Innendeckel und einige Blätter mit Besitzerstempel. Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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         Politica imperialia, sive discursus politici, acta publica, et tractatus generales

      ex Officina Typographica Iohannis Bringeri, 1614. Cm. 35, pp. (12) 1384. Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Solida leg. novecentesca in mezza pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli in oro. Tagli rossi. Antico timbretto. Frontespizio leggermente brunito, sporadiche fioriture e trascurabili piccoli aloni e macchiette. Esemplare ben conservato. Melchior Goldast von Haiminsfeld (1578-1635), celebre filosofo e pensatore politico di origini svizzere, iniziò la sua carriera universitaria ad Ingolstadt per poi trasferirsi prima ad Heidelberg ed infine a Francoforte. Quest'opera monumentale, scritta per contrestare l'azione politica di papa Gregorio VII, descrive minuziosamente i meccanismi elettorali dell'impero ed il funzionamento delle istituzioni. Goldast dedica ampi capitoli ai rapporti politici con Venezia, Francia e Spagna, riponendo particolare attenzione al tema della pace religiosa ed al rapporto tra cattolici e luterani. Rara edizione originale. Cfr. Kvk; Brunet, II, 1649. .

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         THE HISTORIE OF PHILIP DE COMMINES KNIGHT, LORD OF ARGENTON.

      London: Imprinted for John Bill, 1614. Book. Very good condition. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [xvi], 366 pages of text. Newly rebound in hardcover charcoal linen with a maroon leather spine label. New endpapers added with original endpapers retained. Illustrated title page and numerous woodcut initials in-text. Early marginalia on the title page, preface, and final endpaper, including the name Leo Agbirowz. The page edges are slightly trimmed, and there is minor to moderate soiling and staining scattered here and there. Philip de Commines (1447-1511). First edition..

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         De Boetveerdicheyt des levens, Vervaet in vier boecke door Jan Taffin. Ende getrouwelijken verduyts, door Johannes Crucius. Den sevenden druck by den Oversetter selfs gecorrigeert. Met noch een troostelijc Boecxken vande ware Mercktekenen der kinderen Gods, door den selven Jan Taffin. WAARBIJ: Een cort ende schoone Onderwijsinghe, Inhoudende ghewisse vertroostinghen in allerhande beswaernissen ende ancxt der Conscientien. Genomen ende ghetrocken uyt de Boecken van Jan de l'Estpine. WAARBIJ: De Merck-Teeckenen der Kinderen Gods, ende de vertroostingen in hare verdruckingen. Een seer troostelick Boecxken. Door Jan Taffin. Uit de Fransche Tale in de Nederlandtsche ghetrouwelijck overgheset. Van nieus overghesien, ende in vele plaetsen verbetert. Met een ghesang, vervattende de ghehelle materie, door Jacobus Viverius Medicijn.

      Amsterdam, Barent Otsz. 1614. "3 werken in 1 band, (gegraveerde titelpagina, 6) 374 (6), (2) 18, 74 (5) folia. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 8° (Bovenste hoek eerste 4 pagina's verstevigd, mist het portret.)".

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         Chronicon, in welchem der Hochgebohrnen Uhralten Graffen zu Holstein, Schaumburg, Ster(n)berg und Gehmen ankunfft

      Stadthagen 1614. - und wie sie die Graffeschafften bekommen, wie lange sie auch das Herzogthumb Schlesswich innegehabt . deutlich beschrieben. Mit Kupfertitel, gestochener Wappentafel, 16 Blatt, 6 Blatt mit 1 doppelblattgrossen Stammtafel, 297 Seiten, 7 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Fileten und Deckelvignette, 32 x 21 cm, Einband etwas angestaubt, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt, insgesamt gut. Erste Ausgabe, posthum erschienen. Behandelt auch Genealogie und eingehend den Bergbau der Grafschaft Schauenburg. Zugleich Frühdruck aus Stadthagen, wo die erste Offizin 1610 gegründet wurde.

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         THE ANNALES, OR GENERALL CHRONICLE OF ENGLAND, begun first by maister John Stow, and after him continued and augmented with matters forreyne, and domestique, auncient and moderne, unto the end of this present yeere 1614, by Edmond Howes, gentleman.

      London, printed by Thomas Dawson for Thomas Adams, 1615. WITH A VERY EARLY MENTION OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. This is the first edition to include Howes augmentations,and the appendix on London University with separate title page, 1615. Folio in sixes, 340 x 220 mm, 13½ x 8½ inches, elaborate engraved architectural title page with King James at the top in the centre with his arms below, with Queen Anne and Prince Charles on either side and below a Dane, a Roman, a Saxon and a Norman, woodcut head- and tailpieces and historiated initials, printed in black letter on 2 columns, pages: [20], 1-430, 432-576, 578-815, [1], 816-957, [4], 961-968, 967-988, [30] - index and colophon, the third leaf of the Preface is misbound between the 6th and 7th leaves, gatherings Q and R (pages 181-204) are misbound between pages 240 & 241, Ee1-3 (pages 325-330) are misbound between (pages 336 & 337), collated and guaranteed complete, bound in 18th century diced calf with gilt Greek key borders to covers, rebacked with raised bands, gilt rules and blind stamped motif in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, new endpapers. Corners and board edges worn, slight damage to gilt borders in a couple of places, small gilt leather bookplate on front endpaper of the library of Henry Huth (English merchant banker and important bibliophile,1815-1878, see Henry Huth, Catalogue of the Famous Library, seventh part, No 7101), original endpapers browned in the margin, light spotting to margins of engraved title page, small piece missing from 3 corners (paper flaw), small closed tear in text with small hole and loss of 4 words on recto and verso, 6 tiny rust holes, no loss of legibility, 1 tiny rust hole with 2 letters missing obscuring 1 name, tiny stain on text with loss of 2 letters, easily legible, 2 tiny holes in 1 fore-edge margin with slight loss to side note, small closed tear to 1 lower margin affecting 3 lines of text, another to 1 fore-edge margin, both repaired neatly, no loss, 2 leaves lightly browned, pale browning to many margins, otherwise contents clean, binding tight and firm. A very good complete copy with an early mention of Shakepeare. John Stow (1524/5-1605), antiquarian and historian was born in London he built up a large library of manuscripts and antiquarian books. The Annales was first published in 1580 with the title Chronicles of England from Brute (the legendary first king of Britain). With the edition of 1605 Stow continued the history to the accession of James I. Our edition augmented and expanded by Edmund Howes reaches 1614. To Stow's brief Appendix on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge is added a 26 page account of the colleges of London University by Sir George Buck. It is believed that Stow was the first English historian to make systematic use of public records for the purpose of his work and that by this research he did more to advance the study of fifteenth-century England than any other writer of his time. In the emendation by Edmund Howes on page 811 there is a mention of Shakespeare: "Our modern, and present excellent Poets which worthily flourish in their own works, and all of them in my own knowledge lived together in this Queen's reign, according to their priorities as near as I could, I have orderly set down (viz) George Gascoigne Esquire, Thomas Churchyard Esquire, Sir Edward Dyer Knight, Edmund Spencer Esquire, Sir Philip Sidney Knight, Sir John Harrington Knight, Sir Thomas Challoner Knight, Sir Francis Bacon Knight, & Sir John Davie Knight, Master John Lillie gentleman, Master George Chapman gentleman, M.W. Warner gentleman, M. Willi. Shakespeare gentleman," (and others). ESTC S117596. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which may require extra postage.

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         Tyrocinium Chymicum e Naturae Fonte et manuali experimentia depromptum Relié à la suite [SENDIVOGIUS]. Novum Lumen chymicum. 1614

      Antonium Boëtzerum, Coloniae 1614 - Placé dans un vélin ancien. Un volume in-24 (123x73 mm) de (14)-(2 bl.)-196-(5 bl.) / (6)-89-(1 bl.) pages Reliure salie Pas de gardes. Rare edition (la première en 1610) du "Tyrocinium Chymicum" reliée avec la fameux "Novum Lumen chymicum". Le "Tyrocinium" a été le traité le plus populaire de son époque et a connu plus de 50 éditions de 1610 à 1669. Il traite de chimie et de iatrochimie. Béguin donne aussi la description de certaines substances chimiques, sans oublier de mentionner l'auteur de la découverte. Le "Novum Lumen Chymicum" (première édition en 1604 à Prague et la première donnée par Beguin en 1608 à Paris) est l'un des plus célèbres traité d'alchimie. Souvent attribuée à Sendivogius, cet ouvrage est en fait d'Alexandre Sethon, dit le Cosmopolite. Alexandre Sethon passa sa vie à convaincre de la réalité de l'alchimie. Complètement désintéressé, il alla de villes en villes pour convaincre les plus incrédules en réalisant des transmutations de plomb en or. Sa notoriété fût croissante et il fut appelé à la cours de l'électeur de Saxe, Christian II, ou il réalisa une transmutation. L'or obtenu résista à toutes les épreuves. Alors sommé de donner son secrêt. Sethon refusa, il fut tortuté puis emprisonné en vain. Il fut libéré par Michael Sendivogius à qui il donna sa provision de pierre philosophale et ses manuscrits. Il succomba peu de temps après à ses blessures. Après avoir épousé sa veuve, Sendivogius publia les traités de Sethon. Voici le témoignage d'une transmutation réalisée devant les scientifiques Jacob Zwinger et Wolfgang Deinheim (in de Miberali medicina. Argentorati. 1610, retranscrit dans Figuier, "l'Alchimie et les Alchimistes"). « En 1602, écrit le docteur Dienheim, lorsqu'au milieu de l'été je revenais de Rome en Allemagne, je me trouvai à côté d'un homme singulièrement spirituel, petit de taille, mais assez gros, d'un visage coloré, d'un tempérament sanguin, portant une barbe brune taillée à la mode de France. Il était vêtu d'un habit de satin noir et avait pour toute suite un seul domestique, quel'on pouvait distinguer entre tous par ses cheveux rouges et sa barbe de même couleur. Cet homme s'appelait Alexander Sethonius.Il était natif de Molia, dans une île de l'Océan. A Zurich, où le prêtre Tghlin lui donna une lettre pour le docteur Zvinger, nous louâmes un bateau et nous nous rendîmes par eau à Bâle. Quand nous fûmes arrivés dans cette ville, mon compagnon me dit: - « Vous vous rappelez que, dans tout le voyage et sur le bateau. vous avez attaqué l'alchimie et les alchimistes. Vous vous souvenez aussi que je vous ai promis de vous répondre, non par des démonstrations, mais bien par une action philosophique. J'attends encore quelqu'un que je veux convaincre en même temps que vous. afin que les adversaires de l'alchimie cessent leurs doutes sur cet art.» On fut alors chercher le personnage en question, que je connaissais seulement de vue et qui ne demeurait pas loin de notre hôtel. J'appris plus tard que c'était le docteur Jacob Zvinger, dont la famille compte tant de naturalistes célèbres. Nous nous rendîmes tous les trois chez un ouvrier des mines d'or, avec plusieurs plaques de plomb que Zvinger avait emportées de sa maison, un creuset que nous prîmes chez un orfèvre, et du soufre ordinaire que nous achetâmes en chemin. Sethon ne toucha à rien. Il fit faire du feu, ordonna de mettre le plomb et le soufre dans le creuset, de placer le couvercle et d'agiter la masse avec des baguettes. Pendant ce temps, il causait avec nous. Au bout d'un quart d'heure. il nous dit: - « Jetez ce petit papier dans le plomb fondu, mais bien au milieu, et tâchez que rien ne tombe dans le feu!.» Dans ce papier était une poudre assez lourde, d'une couleur qui paraissait jaune-citron ; du reste, il fallait avoir de bons yeux pour la distinguer. Quoique aussi incrédules que saint Thomas lui-même, nous fimes tout ce qui nous était commandé. Après que la masse eut été chauffée environ un quart d'heure encore, et continuelleme [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         ALCORAN. Wundermaessige Abenthewrliche Geschichtbericht von der Barfuesser Muench Eulenspiegels Francisci Leben Thaten Wunderwerken

      1614 - die er wie ein rechter Meister Hemmerlin und Cunzenjaeger so Affenbossirlichen nachgesprungen gegaucklet und Fabionirt, dass es ihme keiner je zu geschwengen vorgethan hette. Welchem eine nicht weniger zeitkuerzende vergleichung seines Spiessgesellens Benedicti, mit dem Propheten Esaia, Menniglichen zu ergruebesirung spintifirung und tieffgruendigen Urtheil Welcher under diesen beeden die artigsten Bossen gemacht und erwiesen auch den schoenen Catherinsenischen Regel: Rosen: Oenelkrantz erobert gewunnen und unsern grossen Guckelhanen auss Indianen ertanzt habe. Sampt dess Wunderthaetigen Gukelfranken Kuttenstreit wie seine Nachkoemling die geschorne Platten Kuttenhengst und Rappenbrueder sampt ihren Quadricornuten sich umb dieselbige und sein verlassenschafft in ihrer abtheilung gesprissen gerissen und vertheilet haben. Zugefuegt zusammengesezt ganz ungeepsezt aus Tageslicht gestellt. (Strassburg) 1614. B. w. (16,5 x 10,5 cm), k. [4], 160, 1 drzeworyt skład. na osobn. tabl., opr. kart. (XIX w.) Ślady niew. zawilg. Stan dobry. Karta tyt. w kolorze czerwonym i czarnym. (Wyd. 1: 1542). Literacka parodia na życie zakonne mnichów z wstępem Marcina Lutra. Erasmus Alberus (1500 - 1553), niemiecki teolog , reformator i bliski współpracownik Marcina Lutra i Filipa Melanchtona. Wczesne wydanie. Literary parody on the religious life of the monks with the introduction by Martin Luther. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Commentaria in vetus et novum Testamentum. - Bände].

      6 Bände, der insgesamt wohl aus 11 Bänden bestehenden Reihe von Bibelkommentaren. - Zur verlegerisch chaotischen Unordnung der Reihe vgl. de Backer/Sommervogel (2, 639ff. - dort mit Bezug auf die von 1614 an - ebenfalls bei Meursius - erschienene vorangegangene Ausgabe). Das Chaos wurde erst 1681 mit Erscheinen einer ersten Gesamtausgabe beendet (die dann auch erstmals eine Bandzählung erhielt). --- Das vorliegende Konvolut enthält 1.: Commentarius [...] in Ecclesiasten, Canticum Canticorum et Librum Sapientiae (1670, 1 Bl., gestochener Titel, 2 Bll., 360 Seiten, 18 Bll.). Beigebunden 1.: Commentarii in Canticum Canticorum (1670, 8 Bll., 376 Seiten). Beigebunden 2.: Commentarii in Librum Sapientiae (1670, 2 Bll., 336 Seiten, 11 Bll.). - Enthält 2.: Commentaria in Duodecim Prophetas Minores (1673, gestochener Titel, 11 Bll., 848 Seiten, 45 Bll.). - Enthält 3.: [Commentaria in Acta Apostolorum] (ohne Titelblatt oder Vortitel: 3 Bll. (von 5?), 368 Seiten, 17 Bll.). Beigebunden 1.: Commentaria in Epistolas Canonicas (1672, 570 Seiten, 23 Bll.). Beigebunden 2.: Commentaria in Apocalypsin S. Iohannis Apostoli (1672, 356 Seiten, 19 Bll.). - Enthält 4.: Commentarius in Ecclesiasticum (1674, 1 Bl., gestochener Titel, 2 Bll., 1040 Seiten, 40 Bll.). - Enthält 5.: Commentarius [...] in Ecclesiasten, Canticum Canticorum et Librum Sapientiae (1670, 1 Bl., gestochener Titel, 2 Bll., 360 Seiten, 18 Bll.). Beigebunden 1.: Commentarii in Canticum Canticorum (1670, 8 Bll., 376 Seiten). Beigebunden 2.: Commentarii in Librum Sapientiae (1670, 2 Bll., 336 Seiten, 11 Bll.). - Enthält 6.: Commentarius in Iosue, Iudicum, Ruth, IV Libros Regum et II Paralipomenon (1676, 4 Bll., 359 (1) Seiten, 400 Seiten, 13 Bll.) mit dem Commentarius in Librum Secundum Samuelis, sive Regum (ohne eigenes Titelblatt). Beigebunden: Commentarius [...] in Esdram, Nehemiam, Tobiam, Iudith Esther, et Machbaeos (1669, 4 Bll., 314 Seiten, 22 Bll.). --- Die einheitlichen Einbände stammen von Meisterhand und sind aus Rollen, Blindlinien und zentralem Plattenstempel aufgebaut. Der Plattenstempel entspricht weitgehend er von Haebeler beschriebenen Platte "Jüngstes Gericht" (Christus als guter Hirte) mit der Legende "Sicut Pastor Oves Ab Haedis Seperat Ita Seperavit Iustos Ab Iniustos". Haebeler 2, 235 (zu einem Nürnberger Druck von 1561). --- Provenienz: Die Bände stammen aus der Bibliothek des 1806 säkularisierten Klosters Weingarten (die Rücken mit dezenten Spuren alter Signaturen die Vorsätze und teils auch die Titelblätter mit Vermerken von alter Hand). --- Etwas berieben, bestoßen und fleckig die Vorsätze vereinzelt mit Minierspuren oder Rissen. Der Einband zu Pentateuchum Mosis mit kleinem Loch durch einen (entfernten) Nagel im hinteren Deckel (das Loch auch in den benachbarten Seiten). Das vordere fliegende Vorsatzblatt zu den Acta Apostolorum lose. Sonst und insgesamt gute, attraktive Bände.

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         Eigentlich und volkomene Historische beschreibung des Niderlendischen Kriegs: Darin nicht allein außführlich angezeiget was sich gedenckwürdiges bey denselbigen zugetragen; sonder auch deroselbigen Landes Aert [.] kurtzlich beschriben und erzehlt wirt. [Und]: Niderlendischer Historien Ander Theil Darin außfuhrlich verfasset was sich von anfang des Jahrs 1599. biß auff daß Jahr 1614. in Niderland und anderswo zugetragen. - [2 Bände]. Mit 2 gestoch. Titel mit gr. Bordure, Portrait des Verfassers und 48 [statt 60] Portraittafeln und mit einer doppelbl.-großen Karte.

      Arnhem Janssen 1614 - 2 Bände. 2°. [4] Bll., 1102 [recte 990] S.; [2] Bll., 780 [recte 802] S., [7] Bll. (das erste und letzte jeweils leer). Pergament der Zeit. Einbände etwas altersfleckig, Ecken teils durchgerieben. Ein Rücken erneuert. Innen teils - die Tafeln durchgehend - gebräunt, teils im Rand auch etwas fingerfleckig oder leicht wasserrandig. Band I: Fehlt der Vortitel. Eine Tafel mit kl. Papierfehlstelle, 4 Tafeln im weißen Rand ergänzt bzw. unterlegt. Band II: Innengelenke etwas gelockert, geringf. Wurmspuren. Teils Unterstreichungen von alter Hd. Band I beginnt etwas um 1400 und endet 1598, Band II mit den Jahren 1599-1614, ein dritter Band (Supplement) erschien 1620. - Graesse IV.506. VD17 23:2975N und 23:233008V. Hier wie auch die anderen bei VD17 nachgewiesenen Exemplare bezüglich der Tafeln unvollständig. Sprache: Deutsch

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         Liber psalmorum Davidis regis, et prophetae. Ex Arabico idiomate in Latinum translatus. A Victorio Scialac accurensi & Gabriele Sionita Edeniensi Maroniotis, e Monte libano, Philosophiae & Sacrae Theologiae professoribus. Recens in lucem editus munificentia illustrissimi & excellentifs D.D.FranciisciSavary de Breves. Opus tam Sacrarum literarum, quam Linguae Arabicae studiosis utilissimum. (Titre français: LES PSAUMES DU ROI DAVID, rédigés ici en langue latine et arabe).

      Savary de Brèves (excudebat Stephanus Paulinus), ex typographia Savariana, Romae, MDCXIV (1614) - Petit in-4°, reliure en veau d'époque, 474 pages. Il s'agit de la première édition de cet ouvrage rare (une traduction des PSAUMES de DAVID en arabe et en latin). Cet ouvrage est remarquable non seulement pas son sujet mais par la beauté de ses caractères et de sa reliure. A l'origine de ce livre se trouve SAVARY DE BREVES, grand orientaliste et habile diplomate (il fit conclure entre la France et l'Empire Ottoman le fameux Traité d'Alliance et de Commerce en 1604).SAVARY DE BREVES, après son ambassade auprès de la Porte Ottomane (1591-1605), fut nommé à ROME, où il resta en poste de 1607 à 1614. Ayant rapporté de nombreux manuscrits de CONSTANTINOPLE, il voulut faire imprimer une traduction en arabe des PSAUMES de DAVID. Il fit ciseler des caractères orientaux qui sont parmi les plus beaux –dit-on- qui aient été jamais gravés (et qui sont du reste toujours conservés à la Bibliothèque nationale).Et c'est donc à Rome qu'il fit imprimer ce psautier dans sa propre maison, et à ses frais (et sans doute aussi aux frais du Pape Paul V ).Il fit cette impression avec le concours de deux Maronites du Mont-Liban: Nasrallah Salaq al-'Aquri, miieux connus sous le nom de Victorius Scialac Accurensis et Gabriel Sionita. (Smitskamp, page 161, écrit: "Scialac fut l'un des premiers maîtres chrétiens d'Orient qui, par ses publications, défendit les causes de l'orientalisme européen et de la chrétienté orientale; il enseigna l'arabe et le syriac à l'université de Rome entre 1610 et 1631. Il travaillèrent sur la base d'une traduction arabe du Catéchisme de Bellarmin. On rapporte que cette traduction s'écartant quelque peu de la vulgate, un « imprimatur » extensif fut nécessaire.Signalons que dans la tradition juive et chrétienne, on compte 150 psaumes au lieu de 151 pour certaines églises chrétiennes d'Orient (copte entre autre), or, ici, dans ce livre, nous trouvons bien ces 151 psaumes.Sur les motivations de SAVARY DE BREVE, et peut-être même de la Papauté, il faut évoquer ce que G. Duverdier a écrit dans «LES IMPRESSIONS ORIENTALES EN EUROPE ET AU LIBAN » (cité par C. ABOUSSOUAN dans LE LIVRE ET LE LIBAN JUSQU'A1900, éd. Paris 1982), à savoir que SAVARY DE BREVES, après de longues années à Constantinople avait conçu l'idée, dans un esprit de croisade, d'une imprimerie orientale au service des minorités chrétiennes du Liban, ainsi que des non-chrétiens, pour mieux faire accepter la politique de l'église romaine. Signalons à ce sujet que pour imprimer cet ouvrage SAVARY DE BREVES créa la première imprimerie orientale française, la Typographia SAVARIANA. L'élégante reliure en cuir de notre exemplaire est d'époque, en veau fauve. Elle porte les armes de Claude V. MOLÉ ("de gueules, à deux étoiles d'or en chef, et un croissant d'argent en pointe", voir O.H.L.1335) ) Ce Claude MOLÉ , Maitre d'Hôtel ordinaire du Roi (Louis XIII), était réputé pour s'être constitué une belle bibliothèque de livres choisis. Signalons une discrète et partielle restauration sur la coiffe supérieure mais cependant l'état des pages, la qualité de l'impression et l'apparence générale de cet exemplaire en font un ouvrage de valeur et en TRES BON ETAT.

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         Historia Von dem Leben, Ableiben und Wunderzeichen des seligen Junglings Aloysij Gonzagae, der Societet Jesu. [.] Jetzund aber in unser hochteutsche Sprach allen Teutschen zu Lieb und Trost versetzt.

      Albin, Meyntz [= Mainz] 1614 - [3] Bl., 25, 318 Seiten. gestochene Titelvignette, Titelblatt in Rot/Schwarz-Druck; Pergamentband der Zeit; gr-8vo (23,5 x 18 cm). VD17 12:118775U (nur zwei deutsche Standorte). - Deutsche Übersetzung der "Vita del Beato Luigi Gonzaga della Compagnia di Giesù" (1606). - Der Jesuit Aloysius von Gonzaga (1568-1591), der an der Pest starb, wurde 1605 heilig gesprochen. - Provenienzen: "Aux Religieuses de la Congregation de notre Dame à Münster", "F. J. Hartmann Paderborn" (Exlibris). - Berieben, bestoßen und fleckig, Rücken mit größeren Fehlstellen im unteren Bereich, ohne fliegenden Vorsatz, zwei handschriftliche Besitzeinträge sowie zwei aufmontierte typographische Exlibris auf Titelblatt, ein Blatt mit Eckabriß unten, zwei Blatt gelockert und angerändert, letzte Lage unten etwas angerändert, ansonsten innen noch gutes Exemplar. 2002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         L'histoire et chronique de Provence de Caesar de Nostradamus, gentilhomme provençal où passent de temps en temps et en bel ordre les anciens poetes, personnages et familles illustres qui ont fleuri despuis VC ans oultre plusieurs races de France, d'Italie, Hespagne, Languedoc, Daufhiné et Piémont y rencontrées avec celles qui despuis se sont diversement annoblies, comme aussi les plus signallés combats et remarquables faicts d'armes qui s'y sont passez de temps en temps jusques à la paix de Vervins.

      Lyon, Simon Rigaud pour la Société Caldoriene, 1614, pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné (superficiellement craquelé), plats restaurés. -Verso du frontispice et marge sup. de la page 1 restaurés sans manque ; petits manques de papier dans les marges de 4 ff. sans atteinte du texte ; petites mouillures claires marginales sur une quarantaine de ff. ; rousseurs éparses. - in-folio de 1 frontispice-20 pp.-1 portrait-1092-63 pp. ; Edition originale. Rare. Manteyer, La Marche de Provence p. 70 ; Brunet IV-109 ; Saffroy 32723. "Cette histoire mérite d'être conservée, surtout à cause du récit que l'auteur y fait des troubles dont il avait été le témoin." (Brunet). "Au point de vue historique, cet ouvrage met notamment en œuvre les documents consultés aux Archives de Provence par le procureur au Parlement Jean de Nostredame, oncle de l'auteur et datés de 1080 à 1494." (Manteyer).

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         Ragionamento di Odoardo Ganducio della conversione de Gentili e particolarmente de' Genovesi. [unito a:] Discorso sopra l'inscrittione, overo Epitafio ritrovato a Tortona in un marmo, d'un decurione antico genovese

      ad instanza del Piacentino [Appresso Giuseppe Pavoni], In Genova - 1614-1615. 2 opere unite in 1 volume in-4 (240x170 mm.), frontespizio architettonico inciso da Paolo Battista Del Solaro (con luminosi richiami al barocco genovese "a spigoli vivi"), + pp.(8), 96, (2 bianche); pp. 126, (10). Ex libris alla prima sguardia di Paolo Battista Giustiniani. Raffinata legatura coeva strattamente genovese in piena pergamena semifloscia, piatti incorniciati da fietto in oro con gigli accantonati, fiori al centro della campitura, dorso liscio con titolo calligrafato al dorso. Tagli in oro. Splendido esemplare, impresso su carta grave. Edizione originale di questi importanti e rati testi dello storico di Capriata. Bibliografia: Michel, IV, 21-22. Oldoini, 439. Bocca, 2285: "raro". Manno, VI, 21473. Capponi p.181. Piantanida, 784. Soprani, p. 222. Niri, risp. 189 e177. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Volume factice avec 6 vols reliés ens. (Sammelband mit 6 Werke.):1) Philo, of Alexandria: Philonis Judaei de Septenario, liber singularis . Fredericus Morellus nunc primum Latine vertit notisque illustravit, illustratit.Lutetiae (Paris) Fredericum Morellum (Fédéric MOREL, the Younger). MDCXIV.,1614 2 ff. + 52 p. + 2 ff. (Index rerum) -2) Morellus, Fed (Frédéric Morel): De numerorum historia carmen Philosopho-theologopoi tikon. Lutetiae (Paris), M.DCIX. (1609), 16 p. (Ex. Typographia Ionannis Iannon. (SUIVI PAR:) 3) MORELLUS, Fre.: Tetras - Hexas - Hebdomas -Enneas. Pages 7 à 38 + 1 f. (sans p. de titre).4) Antonii Contii I. C. (Leconte, Antonius) Ad Edictvm Sive Orationem Henrici Sacratissimi Et Christianissimi Francorum Regis, de clandesti

      Paris, Carolum l'Angelier / J. Richerium / Wechel / Fred. Morel : 1557 - 1575 - 1609 - 1614, - in-8vo, Exlibris B. Riambourg reliure basane du XIIIè, dos orné or, coiffes avec manque, reliure usée. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Adams - (Leconte) ; Mortimer - (Leconte) ;

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         Iusti Lipsi de militia romana. Libri quinque, commentarius ad Polybium. 1614.DD1

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         Ioan. Sleidani Commentariorvm De Statv Religionis & Reipublicæ, Carolo V. Cæsare, Libri XXVI. . Editio noua prioribus correctior. [2] : Continuatio : 1. Joannis Sleidani De Statv Religionis Ac Reipvblicæ Continvatio Ab Anno, Videlicet Svpra Millesimvm Qvingentesimum quinquagesimo sexto, ad nostra vsque Tempora

      Francofvrti : Ex officina Typographica viduæ Matthiæ Beckeri, 1614-1615. - [1] Bl., 1056 S., [13] Bl; [1] Bl., 968 S., [18] Bl VD17 23:248532W. Dier erheblich erweiterte, frankfurter Ausgabe der Hauptschrift von Johannes Sleidanus 'de statu', auch Johannes Philippson von Schleiden (* 1506 in Schleiden; † 31. Oktober 1556 in Straßburg in sehr dekorativen Einänden. Stempel auf Vorsätzen. la Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Blindgeprägte Schweinlederbände der Zeit

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         A True and almost incredible Report of an Englishman,

      1614 - that (being cast away in the good ship called the Assention, in Cambaya, the farthest part of the East Indies) travelled by land through many unknowne Kingdomes, and great Cities. the second impression newly corrected.Second edition. 4to. Full red calf, stamped in gilt & blind, leather label to spine, without blanks A1, K3, & K4, title-page soiled & repaired, with the lower right quarter supplied in facsimile, some light soiling throughout, otherwise a good copy [6], 68pp. London: N.O[kes], for Thomas Archer, The second edition of Coverte's account of the fourth East India Company voyage to the East Indies, following the first edition published in London in 1612. The author was steward on board the Ascension under Capt. Sharpey they left Plymouth with a companion vessel the Union , in March 1607, and, on their voyage south, were among the first Englishmen to see the Cape of Good Hope, arriving there in July 1608. The Ascension having separated from the the Union in a storm reached India, via Madagascar, Pemba Island and Socotra, where the ship ran aground while approaching Surat. Not granted permission to remain in Surat, the crew departed to various destinations. Coverte and others set out for the Moghul Court at Agra, arriving there in December 1609. He and other crew members left Agra in January 1610 ?with the intention of making their way back to the Levant by the overland route. Travelling by way of Kandahar, Esfahan, and Baghdad.they reached Aleppo in December 1610 and from the coast of the Levant sailed for England. They subsequently arrived home in April 1611? (Howgego). An absorbing account presented in the form of a travel diary, Penrose described the work as a ?vigorous narrative.it relates its author's reception by the Emperor Jahangir, and his tedious journey across India, Afghanistan, and Persia, and as such is one of the best examples of a travel journal that the period produced.? As pointed out by Parker ( Books to Build an Empire ) ?This voyage marks the lowest depth to which the company's misfortunes sank in its early years, for the loss of the two ships nearly ruined it financially . during these years of unprededented English travel and trade into the east there was a great dearth of literature describing the voyages of the East India company's ships. between 1608 and 1614 only one book appeared which described England's new-found commerce. An extremely popular travel account, a third London edition appeared in 1631 and German translations were printed in 1617 and 1648. The account was also included in compilations of discovery and exploration published by De Bry, Hulsius, and van der Aa. STC, 5896; Howgego, C211; Penrose (Travel & Discovery in the Renaissance), p324.; Parker ( Books to Build an Empire ) p181 et sec.; Mendelssohn, p.388. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         DISSERTATIONES PHILOSOPHICAE. [and] ALCINOUS. IN PLATONICAM PHILOSOPHIAM INTRODUCTIO. [with] HEINSIUS, DANIEL. NOTAE ET EMENDATIONES AD MAXIMUM PHILOSOPHUM

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leyden]: Ioannem Patium [Jan Paets], 1614. Second Edition. This is a collection of 41 dissertations on various philosophical, ethical, and theological topics by the second century Greek rhetorician and philosopher Maximus of Tyre, offered here in a superb binding and with very distinguished provenance. The volume also contains the "Handbook on Platonism" of Maximus' contemporary Alcinous, along with the notes and emendations of the illustrious classical scholar Daniel Heinsius. Finally, included here are the notes of Henri Estienne, printer of the 1557 editio princeps and a respected Greek scholar in his own right. The leading scholar of the Dutch Renaissance, Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655) was a professor of Greek and director of the library at the University of Leyden, and a prolific editor of Greek and Latin classics that were acclaimed by scholars all over Europe. Apart from the content, this copy comes from one of the most impressive libraries of the day, that of the cleric and statesman--and probably the most powerful Frenchman of the period--Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke of Richelieu and Fronsac (1585-1642). He had ambitious political goals, chief among them the consolidation of royal power in France and the solidification of France as the preeminent state on the continent. He succeeded very well at both. At the same time, as scholar Edmond Bonnaffé notes, "the chief minister of France was also the most illustrious French collector." (He was also a great patron of the arts and founder of the Académie Française.) His library was "the most vast and most superb in the world" before that assembled by his protegé and successor, Cardinal Mazarin. He sent agents to Italy and Germany to collect books and manuscripts, which he then had bound with his arms. Cardinal Richelieu bequeathed his library to his great-nephew, along with an endowment for its preservation and for acquisitions, and with instructions that it be open to scholars for research. The present volume has weathered the centuries extremely well, and is little changed from its days on the shelves of our famous cardinal.. 180 x 112 mm. (7 1/8 x 4 3/8"). 9 p.l., 534 pp., [1] leaf (blank); 157, [3] pp., [16] leaves. Second Edition. SPLENDID CONTEMPORARY TAN MOROCCO, RICHLY GILT, covers with decorative chain frame, central panel with cornerpieces densely gilt with fleur-de-lys, garland, and small floral tools, CENTRAL OVAL MEDALLION WITH THE ARMS OF CARDINAL RICHELIEU enclosed by multiple garland and floral tools, flat spine with elongated panel similarly tooled, newer endpapers, all edges gilt. In a modern velvet-lined, red morocco-covered box designed to look like a book, with raised bands and gilt titling on back. Printer's device on title page. Front pastedown with engraved bookplate of Maurice Burrus; "Cardinal" written in ink on title page and first page of main text. Printed in Greek and Latin in parallel columns. Dibdin II, 232; Brunet III, 1552. A handful of trifling imperfections (small stains to boards, title page lightly soiled, final quire a little browned, occasional faint marginal stains), but A VERY FINE COPY, clean and fresh internally, in a virtually unworn binding shimmering with gold. This is a collection of 41 dissertations on various philosophical, ethical, and theological topics by the second century Greek rhetorician and philosopher Maximus of Tyre, offered here in a superb binding and with very distinguished provenance. The volume also contains the "Handbook on Platonism" of Maximus' contemporary Alcinous, along with the notes and emendations of the illustrious classical scholar Daniel Heinsius. Finally, included here are the notes of Henri Estienne, printer of the 1557 editio princeps and a respected Greek scholar in his own right. The leading scholar of the Dutch Renaissance, Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655) was a professor of Greek and director of the library at the University of Leyden, and a prolific editor of Greek and Latin classics that were acclaimed by scholars all over Europe. Apart from the content, this copy comes from one of the most impressive libraries of the day, that of the cleric and statesman--and probably the most powerful Frenchman of the period--Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke of Richelieu and Fronsac (1585-1642). He had ambitious political goals, chief among them the consolidation of royal power in France and the solidification of France as the preeminent state on the continent. He succeeded very well at both. At the same time, as scholar Edmond Bonnaffé notes, "the chief minister of France was also the most illustrious French collector." (He was also a great patron of the arts and founder of the Académie Française.) His library was "the most vast and most superb in the world" before that assembled by his protegé and successor, Cardinal Mazarin. He sent agents to Italy and Germany to collect books and manuscripts, which he then had bound with his arms. Cardinal Richelieu bequeathed his library to his great-nephew, along with an endowment for its preservation and for acquisitions, and with instructions that it be open to scholars for research. The present volume has weathered the centuries extremely well, and is little changed from its days on the shelves of our famous cardinal.

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         PARTE PRIMERA Y SEGUNDA, DE LA DIANA. Aora nuevamente corregida y emendada

      - Barcelona, Sebastián de Cormellas, 1614, 8º pergamino, 8 h.+687 págs. (Ejemplar corto de márgenes)

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         Tobias and the angel with on the left the Casa dei Crescenzi [Set title: Amenissimae aliquot regiunculae...]/Tobias en de engel voor de Romeinse kerk Casa dei Crescenzi.

      Tobias and the angel with on the left the Casa dei Crescenzi. Beautiful etching that had illustrious previous owners. On the verso are in fact collector's maks of the Graphische Sammlung in Munich (L. 1614 and L.. 2481a) and of Mr. Wetterauer (L. 3870). Etching on paper, trimmed to plate, total: 120 x 188 mm, state I/2; slightly yellowed paper, bottom corners damaged or weak (the number is no longer visible); small stain in the sky; watermark with letters 'CB'; Hollstein 262, Fr. 301.

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         Antique Map-BELGIUM-NETHERLANDS-GERMANY-Bertius-1614

      - Map : 'Nova germaniae inferioris descriptio .'. (Map of The Netherlands.) Copper engraved map of the Netherlands by P. Bertius. With cartouche, compass rose and ships on the North See. Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. Description: Rare scarse map originates from: 'Historie der Nederlandscher en haerder Na-buren Oolrogen [.]', by Emanuel van Meteren, 's-Gravenhage 1614, Artists and Engravers: The cartographer of this map is Petrus Bertius (1565-1629) was a Flemish theologian, historian, geographer and cartographer grown up in Beveren (Flanders). In 1593 he became a librarian and professor of mathematics at the University of Leyden. His main cartographic works are a miniature world atlas of 1600, a pocket atlas dedicated to the architecture, the maps and the views of towns of the German Empire of 1616 (26 engraved maps and 101 town views) and a version of Ptolemy's Geographia containing 28 maps engraved by Mercator for his 1578 edition and 14 maps of Ortelius' Parergon. This map was engraved by Nicholaas van Geelkercken. Condition: Fine; general age related toning; some light staining from handling. Paper loss on left and right side bottom corners, remargined and redrawn; Left and right margins remargined for ease of handling and to consolidate small tears in paper edges. Small tear in bottom margin, backed. Storage location: B24-02 The overall size is ca. 17.7 x 13.2 inch. The image size is ca. 16.5 x 12.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 45 x 33.5 cm. The image size is ca. 42 x 32.5 cm.

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         l'Histoire et chronique de PROVENCE de Caesar de NOSTRADAMUS Gentilhomme provençal où passent de temps en temps et en bel ordre les Anciens Poetes Personnes et familles Illustres qui ont fleuri depuis VI Ans Oultre plusieurs Races de France, d'Italie,.

      Simon Rigaud 1614 - l'Histoire et chronique de PROVENCE de Caesar de NOSTRADAMUS Gentilhomme provençal où passent de temps en temps et en bel ordre les Anciens Poetes Personnes et familles Illustres qui ont fleuri depuis VI Ans Oultre plusieurs Races de France, d'Italie, Hespagne, Languedoc, Daufhiné, et Piémont y rencontrées avec celles qui depuis se sont diversement annoblies comme aussi les plus signallés combats et remarquables faicts d'Armes qui sy sont passez de temps en temps iusques à la paix de Vervins.Petit in-folio ( 380 X 240 mm ) de 1 titre gravé, 20 pages, 1 portrait gravé, 1092 pages, 60 pages ( il manque les 3 derniers feuillets de table qui peuvent être fournis en fac-similé ), pleine basane fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés ( Reliure début XIXe ). Nombreuses figures dans le texte ( lettrines, bandeaux et figures héraldiques ). EDITION ORIGINALE. ( "Cette première histoire de la Provence mérite d'être conservée, surtout à cause du récit que l'auteur y fait des troubles dont il avait été le témoin". Brunet IV - 109 ). 2 mors fendus sur 6 et 7 cm, anciennes mouillures claires. Agréable exemplaire de la plus rare et de la plus ancienne des "Histoire de Provence". De la bibliothèque du Comte D'ADHEMAR ( Ex-libris gravé collé au contreplat, armes coloriées sur une garde, signature manuscrite du Comte D'ADHEMAR sur une garde et sur le titre ). Une intéressante note manuscrite signée de la main du du Comte D'ADHEMAR est en regard de la page de titre: "Cet ouvrage étant souvent invoqué dans les preuves de notre généalogie, ne dois pas en être séparé il appartiendra conséquemment au dépositaire naturel des archives particulières de la maison".Jean-Balthazar D'ADHEMAR ( on trouve aussi AZEMAR ) DE MONTFALCON ( Nîmes 1736 – Meulan 1790 ), militaire et diplomate français.D'ADHEMAR est l'orthographe française du nom languedocien AZEMAR. Le Dictionnaire de Biographie française le fait naître en 1731, mais il est né à Nîmes le 6 février 1736. Ses origines sont obscures. Rejeton d’une branche familiale qu’on pensait éteinte de l'illustre maison D'ADHEMAR, le comte D'ADHEMAR dut, pour faire reconnaître ses droits et recueillir les honneurs de la Cour, faire preuve de patience et de ténacité. Marié en 1772, par l’entremise de SEGUR à Gabrielle Pauline BOUTHILLIER DE CHAVIGNY, veuve du marquis de VALBELLE, et dame du palais de la reine Marie LESZCZYNSKA, il finit par s’imposer à la Cour de LOUIS XV il eut droit aux honneurs de la Cour en 1765, fut fait colonel de Chartres infanterie en 1765, puis maréchal des camps et armées du roi, promotion du 3 décembre 1781, étant appelé le comte D'ADHEMAR depuis 1767. D'autres sources en font un véritable aventurier. Ainsi, «devenu de son propre fait vicomte D'ADHEMAR [ ] il se fit recommander par VAUDREUIL, et le clan POLIGNAC, subjugué par son savoir-faire, intrigua pour lui obtenir le commandement du régiment de Chartres-Infanterie.» ( Source Wikipédia ). Régionalisme Histoire Provence [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Tobias and the angel with on the left the Casa dei Crescenzi [Set title: Amenissimae aliquot regiunculae.]/Tobias en de engel voor de Romeinse kerk Casa dei Crescenzi.

      - Tobias and the angel with on the left the Casa dei Crescenzi. Beautiful etching that had illustrious previous owners. On the verso are in fact collector's maks of the Graphische Sammlung in Munich (L. 1614 and L. 2481a) and of Mr. Wetterauer (L. 3870). Etching on paper, trimmed to plate, total: 120 x 188 mm, state I/2; slightly yellowed paper, bottom corners damaged or weak (the number is no longer visible); small stain in the sky; watermark with letters 'CB'; Hollstein 262, Fr. 301.

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         Perspectiva. . . Nunc primum in lucem edita opera. . . lohannis Combachii.

      Wolfgang Richter for Anton Humm, Frankfurt 1614 - 4to (205 x 163 mm). [8], 189 (i.e. 207) [1] pp., 4 plates, numerous woodcut diagrams and woodcut ornaments in text. Signatures: ):(4 a-cc4. 18th century vellum covered boards, new endpapers, original flyleaves bound in (binding restored, vellum extensively soiled and marked). Leaves partially uncut. Text browned throughout, occasional foxing and spotting, title soiled and with small hole not affecting text, occasional dust soiling to outer page margins, small holes in margin of leaf 2c1 repaired, ink scribbling on front flyleaf, contemporary ink note on lower flyleaf, some pencil notes in text. Provenance: Robert Steele* (ink ownership stamp at tail of title); Birkbeck College (blind stamps to title-page and leaf 2b4). A handsome copy. ---- Becker 27; Hoover 73; DSB I, p. 377-84. - FIRST EDITION, edited from the manuscript by Johann Crombach (1585-1651). Bacon's main sources for his theories on optics and perspective were Euclid, Ptolemy, and Alhazen, and he 'followed Grosseteste in emphasizings the use of lenses, not only for burning, but also for magnification, to aid natural vision' (DSB). *Robert Steele (1860-1944) was a British scholar and medievalist, best known for editing the 16-volume Opera hactenus inedita Rogeri Bacon. His publications of Bacon's works attracted funding from several learned societies, as well as a Civil List Pension and an Honorary Doctorate from Durham University. He was also one of the early Executive Members of the International Academy of the History of Science. His house and personal library were destroyed in a German air raid in 1941. (Wikisource). The highly developed knowledge of Greek antiquity in the matter of light, vision, and colour was unknown in its raw form to the Middle Ages, although Pliny's Historia naturalis, of which book XI is extensively concerned with the eye, was known and excerpted. Oddly enough, Pliny was not known to Isidore of Seville, who does in his Etymologiae, the great encycolopaedia of the period, discuss optical matters and the eye. Earlier, St. Augustine had in various passages, and notably in his commentary on Genesis, expounded the doctrine of the 'extramissionists', i.e. those who held that sight is the extramission from the eye of the person seeing of a 'fire'. This idea was enlarged upon, taking ideas from Plato's Timaeus and the commentary of Chalcidius on it (known through the Middle Ages) by figures from around 1100 AD such as Adelard of Bath and William of Conches. According to these thinkers there is, as it were, a perpetual current or transmission between the eye of the observer and the object observed: the effect of inflammation or disease of the eye on vision is cited as an indication of this. The Optica and Catoptrica of Euclid were translated into Latin (via the Arabic) about 1150 AD, as De visu or De aspectibus and De speculis. The De aspectibus is the work of Gerard of Cremona, and survives in three manuscripts. The first version of De visu was made from the Greek ('Ponatur ab oculo eductas rectas lineas ferri spatio.') and survives in a number of manuscripts, the earliest of the thirteenth centuty, although the whole matter is complicated by the fact that the same incipit may begin a text differing quite substantially in various ways. The De speculis ('Visum rectum esse cuius media terminos.') survives again in a large number of manuscripts, and there have been many printed editions, but not of the medieval translation. Gerard of Cremona translated from the Arabic the pseudo-Euclidian De speculis (Compositio speculorum mimbilium), beginning 'Preparatio speculi in quo videas alterius imaginem.', which circulated as Euclid's De speculis. In addition there were other works, notably the Latin translation by Eugene of Sicily from the Arabic version of Ptolemy's Optica or De aspectibus, a work known in some fourteen manuscripts. In addition there were works by the great Arab philosophers and commentators which touched in greate [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Politica imperialia, sive discursus politici, acta publica, et tractatus generales.Francofurti, ex Officina Typographica Iohannis Bringeri , 1614.

      Francofurti, ex Officina Typographica Iohannis Bringeri 1614 - Cm. 35, pp. (12) 1384. Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Solida leg. novecentesca in mezza pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli in oro. Tagli rossi. Antico timbretto. Frontespizio leggermente brunito, sporadiche fioriture e trascurabili piccoli aloni e macchiette. Esemplare ben conservato. Melchior Goldast von Haiminsfeld (1578-1635), celebre filosofo e pensatore politico di origini svizzere, iniziò la sua carriera universitaria ad Ingolstadt per poi trasferirsi prima ad Heidelberg ed infine a Francoforte. Quest'opera monumentale, scritta per contrestare l'azione politica di papa Gregorio VII, descrive minuziosamente i meccanismi elettorali dell'impero ed il funzionamento delle istituzioni. Goldast dedica ampi capitoli ai rapporti politici con Venezia, Francia e Spagna, riponendo particolare attenzione al tema della pace religiosa ed al rapporto tra cattolici e luterani. Rara edizione originale. Cfr. Kvk; Brunet, II, 1649. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         De Ponderibus et Pretiis Nummorum corumque cum recentioribus collation, liber unus. Londoni, apud Ioannem Billium

      1614 - First Edition. Small 4to, [viii], 56pp, 20th century cloth, original marbled paper wrappers preserved. Edward Brerewood (1565-1613) was professor at the Gresham College in London. His work treats of the comparative values of Roman, Greek and Hebrew gold and silver coins, and of the development of the prices of precious metals at that time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         IOSEPHI MASCARDI IURISC. SARZANENSIS PROTHON. APOSTOLICI CONCLUSIONES OMNIUM PROBATIONUM, QUAE IN UTROQUE FORO QUOTIDIE VERSANTUR

      VENEZIA: Apud Io. Dominicum Tarinum, 1614-1615. rilegato. DISCRETO. 24,5 36,5. I, II USATO

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         Tabula Geograph. in qua Europae, Africae, Asiaeque et circumjacentium insularum orae maritimae accurate describuntur et ad intelligentiam navigationum Indicarum accommodantur.

      [Tot Amsterdam, Ghedruckt by Iudocum Hondium, woonende inde Calver-Straet, inden Wackeren Hont. Anno 1614. Met Privilegie.] - Copper engraved with hand colour 279 x 422 mm A rare and beautiful map of the world, focussing on areas of commercial and exploratory interest to the Dutch maritime empire, from the 'Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam' by Pontanus. Unlike many maps of the era, which tended to focus on the better-known Northern Hemisphere, this map is almost completely occupied with the southern hemisphere. Africa is depicted in full, with the many Dutch trading ports of the Ivory Coast and Cape of Good Hope plotted and labelled. The Arabian peninsula is depicted at the very centre of the map, and India and the East Indies are mapped and described in superb detail. To the extreme right of the map, the northern peaks of Australia have been tentatively mapped, though no detail is provided for the continent aside from the large title of 'Terra Australis.' The trading towns along the coast of China are listed, and the southernmost parts of the islands of Japan are depicted. The seas of the world are populated by numerous sailing ships and sea monsters, and a decorative strapwork cartouche at the bottom right encloses the title. The new world is almost completely absent, probably due to the dominance of Spain in the Americas at this time, though the easternmost point of Brazil can be seen along the left hand border of the map. Less than two decades after this map was printed, this coast would become a Dutch territory, following the efforts of the Dutch West Indies Company (WIC). Much of the northern hemisphere is obscured by large strapwork box cartouche containing depictions of the national dress of various peoples encountered by the Dutch, including the inhabitants of Central and West Africa, Persia, the Ottoman Turkish Empire, Java, Sumatra and other East Indies Spice Islands, and China. This cartouche obscures almost all of northern Asia and north eastern Europe. The Dutch territories, with Amsterdam clearly marked, are only just visible. The position of Amsterdam at the very edges of the plate seems unusual for a map intended to celebrate the power and influence of the Dutch Empire, but is perhaps a fitting illustration of the global ambitions of the VOC at the height of the Dutch Golden Age. 'Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam' (Historical description of the famous trading city Amsterdam) by Johannes Isaac Pontanus was first published in Latin ('Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia') by Jodocus Hondius in Amsterdam in 1611. Three years later, in 1614, Jodocus Hondius had the book translated by Petrus Montanus into Middle-Dutch and published it again. The book was put on the Index because of its hostility towards Roman Catholics. The book was essentially a cumulative history of all Dutch knowledge of the world, through the efforts of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) and their various commercial and exploratory enterprises. This map is from a rare Dutch edition of the publication. Johannes Isacius Pontanus (1571â€"1639) was born when his parents had fled Haarlem to go to Denmark. He later adopted his academic name Pontanus ("of the sea") because he would have been born at sea, when his parents were still on their way to Denmark. Shortly after his birth, his father Isaach Pietersz. was appointed by the Danish King Frederik II to return to the Netherlands and work as an agent. The family settled in Amsterdam, were Pontanus would spent most of his childhood. He would go on to study in Utrecht and Leiden and was promoted to doctor of medicine in Basel in 1601. He traveled often to Denmark and also visited Germany, Italy and France. He became a professor at the Gymnasium Illustre in Gelderland in 1604 and was appointed as the Royal Danish historian by King Christian IV. He wrote a history of Amsterdam in 1611, of Denmark from 1618 to 1631 and of the States of Gelderland in 1639 as well as several shorter works of history. He was married to Anneken van Heede with whom he ha

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         RUSSIA: TABULA RUSSIAE EX AUTOGRAPHO, QUOD DELINEANDUM CURAVIT FOEDOR FILIUS TZARIS BOROIS DESUMTA . . . MDCXIIII

      Copper engraving (professionaly restored tiny holes and two small worm-holes in the lower part, repaired short tears in the vertical fold, remargined to the plate mark, otherwise a clean copy of this rare map), 42,5 x 54,5 cm. - Amsterdam 1614 A detailed map shows the area of west Russia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia with in-set bird’s eye view of Moscow and a view of Arkhangelsk. Very rare map of Russia by Hessel Gerritsz. Gerritsz was a Dutch cartographer and publisher, considered by some experts „unquestionably the chief Dutch cartographer of the 17th century" (Johannes Keuning "Hessel Gerritsz" (1949) Imago Mundi Vol. 6, pp. 46-66). In the first years of the 17th century he started cooperating with Willem Jansz Blaeu in Amsterdam and in 1610 he opened his own printing shop. His maps were published in atlases by Janssonius and Blaeu, amongst others. As an indipendant publisher he issued his famous map of Russia. The map has a very important place in the history of Russia. As mentioned in the cartouche, the draft was made personally by the Czar of Russia Feodor II Godunov (1589 – 1605), while he was only in his mid-teens. Feodor, a son of Czar Boris Godunov, was a highly intelligent and promising young ruler of Russia, known for his fine education. He was murdered by his opponents in 1605 when he was only 16 years old, during the period of the Russian history known as „Time of Troubles". This turbulent era lasted from the death of the last Russian Csar of the Rurik Dynasty, Feodor Ivanovich, in 1598, to the establishment of the Romanov Dynasty in 1613. Feodor’s manuscript map was brought to Amsterdam by a Dutch merchant and "Kremlinologist" Isaac Massa (1586 - 1643). Massa came to Russia in 1601 and witnessed the civil war in the „Time of Troubles". He left the country in 1609 accompanied with numerous documents including (allegedly) Feodor’s draft. Massa’s bringing the documents to Amsterdam was very risky and could be fatal for his Russian sources. For a long time his map of Siberia was the only printed map of the area and was copied by numerous other authors. In the years after moving back to the Netherlands Massa published texts about the events in Russia, including an almanac with a map of Russia in 1612-1613. The editor was Hessel Gerritsz. Gerritsz published a separately issued map of Russia, based on Czar Feodor’s draft brought to Amsterdam by Massa, in the same year, that was also a year of enthroning of the Tzar Michael I of Russia (Mikhail Fyodorovich Romanov, 1596 – 1645), to whom the map is dedicaded. The family Romanov was reigning the country until the February Revolution in 1917. The bird’s eye view of Moscow, also based on Czar Feodor’s draft, first engraved as an in-set map on Gerritsz map became one of the most reproduced views of the city. In 1618 Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg replaced their older view of Moscow, based on 16th century Herberstin’s print, in their famous work Civitates Orbis Terrarum with Gerritsz-Massa’s view. Among other famous publishers Matthäus Merian copied this view as well as Gabriel Bodenehr as late as in the early 18th century. The second city on the map, Arkhangelsk, was the most important trading port for Moscow. As the Baltic sea was controlled by Sweden in the 16th century, Ivan the Terrible founded this city on the river Northern Dvina with the exit to the White Sea in 1584. The first state of the map by Gerritsz is extremely rare. A year later, he published a second, corrected state, present here, which is today also rare on the market. The map was highly infuential and was copied by various authors such as Blaeu and Merian throughout the 17th century. References: Schilder, MCN IV, S. 78f.; Bagrow/C. S. 51ff. u. S. 87: Koeman II, 1800:2.1.

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         Opera Quar inveniri potuerunt omnia: partim ex entiquis editionibus, partim ex manuscriptis eruta.

      Groningen, Joannes Sassius 1614. (38) 921 (1) p. Contemporary blind-stamped folding Vellum, 4° (Waterstain in the margins of the final 20 pages, lacks a small piece of vellum of the front cover. The first fly leaf is almost completely covered with old annotations with references to other books. Firm and complete copy of the collected works of Wessel Gansfort, ca.1419-1489. Gansfort was an early -Biblical- humanist and theologian who mainly wrote about theological issues. In part he can be called a predecessor of the Reformation as in his works he defended many theories which allign with later Protestant ideas.).

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         Oratio de SS. legum dignitate, amplitudine, utilitate et necessitate [...] Rostock Joachim Fuess 1615

      Oratie Rostock rechtsgeleerdheid 7-12-1614 ; (36) p. Lofdichten van Petrus Höppener, poëta coronatus, Christophorus Riccius, Pom., Christophorus Baumgardt, Memel. Boruss.

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         Tabula Geogr. in qua admirandae navigationis cursus et recursus designatur

      [Tot Amsterdam, Ghedruckt by Iudocum Hondium, woonende inde Calver-Straet, inden Wackeren Hont. Anno 1614. Met Privilegie.] - Copper engraved with hand colour 270 x 358 mm An ornate map of the Arctic circle, showing the path of the Dutch expedition of Willem Barentz, from the 'Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam' by Pontanus. The map shows the extent of Dutch knowledge of the northern polar regions, depicting the coasts of Scandinavia, Russia and Nova Zembla, parts of Tartary, the northernmost parts of Canada and Alaska, Greenland, Iceland, the top of Scotland, and two partial seacoasts marked as the Hudson glacier and 'New Land.' Unlike most earlier maps of the region, the north pole itself is in this example left blank, discarding the theoretical mountain and four islands used by Mercator, Ortelius, and others. The fictitious island of Frisland can be seen south of Greenland, and the Straits of Anian are described as being the subject of many arguments regarding the division between Asia and the Americas. The path of Barentz' voyage is plotted with a dotted line, setting out from Texel in the bottom left corner of the map, and continuing into the Sea of Tartary. The map's title is enclosed in an attractive strapwork cartouche at the top of the map, the limit of the arctic circle is depicted with a red and white dashed line, and the sea coasts and boundaries of each nation are outlined in beautiful hand colour. 'Historische beschrijvinghe der seer wijt beroemde coop-stadt Amsterdam' (Historical description of the famous trading city Amsterdam) by Johannes Isaac Pontanus was first published in Latin ('Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium historia') by Jodocus Hondius in Amsterdam in 1611. Three years later, in 1614, Jodocus Hondius had the book translated by Petrus Montanus into Middle-Dutch and published it again. The book was put on the Index because of its hostility towards Roman Catholics. The book was essentially a cumulative history of all Dutch knowledge of the world, through the efforts of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) and their various commercial and exploratory enterprises. This map is from a rare Dutch edition of the publication. Johannes Isacius Pontanus (1571â€"1639) was born when his parents had fled Haarlem to go to Denmark. He later adopted his academic name Pontanus ("of the sea") because he would have been born at sea, when his parents were still on their way to Denmark. Shortly after his birth, his father Isaach Pietersz. was appointed by the Danish King Frederik II to return to the Netherlands and work as an agent. The family settled in Amsterdam, were Pontanus would spent most of his childhood. He would go on to study in Utrecht and Leiden and was promoted to doctor of medicine in Basel in 1601. He traveled often to Denmark and also visited Germany, Italy and France. He became a professor at the Gymnasium Illustre in Gelderland in 1604 and was appointed as the Royal Danish historian by King Christian IV. He wrote a history of Amsterdam in 1611, of Denmark from 1618 to 1631 and of the States of Gelderland in 1639 as well as several shorter works of history. He was married to Anneken van Heede with whom he had nine children. Jodocus Hondius (14th October 1563 - 12th February 1612) was a Dutch Flemish cartographer, engraver, and publisher. Hondius is most famous for reviving the primacy of the work of Gerard Mercator, through the publication of his Atlas, and the smaller Atlas Minor, in the early seventeenth century, at a time when cartography was largely dominated by Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. The Mercator-Hondius Atlas was composed of maps pulled from plates Hondius had purchased from Mercator's grandson, as well as thirty-six new plates Hondius commissioned, and in many cases engraved, himself. He is also believed to have been the chief engraver of the plates for John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Following his death, he was succeeded by his sons, Jodocus the Younger and Henricus, as well as his son in law Jan Jansson Condition: Vertical and horizontal folds as issued

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         Historiae Cisalpinae libri duo: res potissimum circa Lacum Larium à Io. Iacobo Medicaeo gestae. Accedit Galeati Capellae De Bello Mussiano.

      Typis Philippi Dormalii, 1614. In-4° (cm. 21,6), elegante legatura coeva in p. pelle con ricchi fregi floreali e titolo in oro su tassello marocchino al dorso (alone al piatto anteriore), tagli rossi; pp. [8] 160 e 1 tavola di ritratto del Medici in rame f.t. inciso dal Bassano; carte in buono stato con capilettera silografici, vignetta in rame al frontespizio; lievi fioriture sparse, integrazione al margine bianco superiore del frontespizio. Prima edizione molto rara di queste due opere di storia lombarda, milanese e comasca che valsero «al Puteano il dono di una collana d'oro dall'arciduchessa Isabella» [Predari 176]. La storia cisalpina tratta della guerra francese sotto Francesco II Sforza; la guerra di Musso racconta le imprese del Medici sul Lago di Como ed è tratta da un codice ambrosiano corredato di un Breviarium al principio e della Anacephalaeosis Medicaeana in fine. Ottimo esemplare.

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         L'histoire et chronique de Provence de Caesar de Nostradamus, gentilhomme provençal où passent de temps en temps et en bel ordre les anciens poetes, personnages et familles illustres qui ont fleuri despuis VC ans oultre plusieurs races de France, d'Italie, Hespagne, Languedoc, Daufhiné et Piémont y rencontrées avec celles qui despuis se sont diversement annoblies, comme aussi les plus signallés combats et remarquables faicts d'armes qui s'y sont passez de temps en temps jusques à la paix de Vervins.

      Lyon, Simon Rigaud pour la Société Caldoriene, 1614, pleine basane moderne, genre XVIIe, dos à nerfs orné. -Marge int. du frontispice restaurée avec très lég. manque de papier atteignant un peu la gravure ; feuillets lég. roussis, y compris le frontispice et le portrait ; 2 ff. lég. tachés. - in-folio de 1 frontispice-1 portrait-20-1092-65 pp. (mal ch. 63) ; Edition originale. Assez bon exemplaire d'un ouvrage rare et difficile à trouver en bel état.Manteyer, La Marche de Provence p. 70 ; Brunet IV-109 ; Saffroy 32723. "Cette histoire mérite d'être conservée, surtout à cause du récit que l'auteur y fait des troubles dont il avait été le témoin." (Brunet). "Au point de vue historique, cet ouvrage met notamment en œuvre les documents consultés aux Archives de Provence par le procureur au Parlement Jean de Nostredame, oncle de l'auteur et datés de 1080 à 1494." (Manteyer).

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         VIAGE DEL MVNDO...

      Madrid: Por Luis Sanchez..., 1614. Title-leaf,[9],290,[4] leaves. Bound to style in full calf, riased bands, leather label. Spine ruled in gilt, boards blind-ruled. Woodcut coat of arms on titlepage and portrait of the author, with historiated initials and decorations throughout. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage, occasional contemporary manuscript annotations scattered throughout. Light tanning, occasion light dampstaining. Very good. The first edition of Pedro Ordoñez de Cevallos' description of his travels around the world and in the Spanish colonies in South America, in the late 16th and early 17th century. It is one of the earliest published personal narratives of a circumnavigation, and the first to recount a circumnavigation beginning in the Americas. "Pedro Ordoñez de Cevallos was born at Jaen in the middle of the sixteenth century. At an early age he travelled to Chile, the Antilles and Mexico in Valverde's fleet. Later he visited the Philippines from Acapulco and various East Indian Islands. In this account of his travels are many interesting details regarding the productions, costumes, customs and manners, from a soldier's point of view" - Herschel Jones. Ordonez de Cevallos was born about 1557, and travelled extensively as a soldier of fortune from the 1570's in the eastern Mediterranean, to Jerusalem, Crete, and north Africa. In the 1580's he went to the New World, visiting Bermuda enroute. The narrative is one of the earliest publications to include material about Bermuda, containing two chapters about the island. Bermuda was first noted by Oviedo in his HISTORIA GENERAL...of 1535, but there was no permanent colony until the English settlement in 1612. Much of Ordonez de Cevallos' career was spent in the Spanish colonies of South America. He settled in Quito, Ecuador in 1590 and travelled to other parts of the continent. Around 1600 he travelled with the Manila Galleon to the Phillipines, then on to Macao, Canton, other places on the Chinese coast, and to Nagasaki in Japan. After this he served as a soldier in wars in Cambodia, and eventually went on to India and then back to Spain. Later he travelled again to the New World, returning to Ecuador and thus completing his around-the-world journey. By this time he had been ordained as a priest. He died about 1635. This work is of considerable rarity. A second edition was issued in 1691. Extracts were often translated and reprinted in various collections, such as those of DeBry, Barlaeus, and in Purchas' PILGRIMS. Extracts were also included in the 1622 Latin printing of Herrera's NOVUS ORBIS.... Because of the rarity of the first edition it is better known from these sources than the original text. An important exploration narrative that has appeared only once at auction in the past fifty years. MAGGS BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA 4128. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 614/82. STREIT I:345. SABIN 57524 ("Rare"). PALAU 203651. MEDINA (BHA) II:609. JONES I:71. SALVA II:3801. Ticknor, HISTORY OF SPANISH LITERATURE III, p.183. BRUNET IV, p.210.

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         Remains Concerning Britaine: But especially England and the Inhabitants thereof.

      Waterson, London 1614 - iv 386p original vellum binding over a previous vellum binding, one inch stub of boards remaining, fragement of gilt ornament (and gilt rule) visible on older binding, title page a little soiled with old library stamp (withdrawn), Cambridge University Press Device to title ("Hinc Lucem et Procula Sacra: Alma Mater Cantabrigia), first edition, very good for age [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         VIAGE DEL MVNDO...

      Madrid: Por Luis Sanchez..., 1614. Title-leaf,[9],290,[4] leaves. Bound to style in full calf, riased bands, leather label. Spine ruled in gilt, boards blind-ruled. Woodcut coat of arms on titlepage and portrait of the author, with historiated initials and decorations throughout. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage, occasional contemporary manuscript annotations scattered throughout. Light tanning, occasion light dampstaining. Very good. The first edition of Pedro Ordoñez de Cevallos' description of his travels around the world and in the Spanish colonies in South America, in the late 16th and early 17th century. It is one of the earliest published personal narratives of a circumnavigation, and the first to recount a circumnavigation beginning in the Americas. "Pedro Ordoñez de Cevallos was born at Jaen in the middle of the sixteenth century. At an early age he travelled to Chile, the Antilles and Mexico in Valverde's fleet. Later he visited the Philippines from Acapulco and various East Indian Islands. In this account of his travels are many interesting details regarding the productions, costumes, customs and manners, from a soldier's point of view" - Herschel Jones. Ordonez de Cevallos was born about 1557, and travelled extensively as a soldier of fortune from the 1570's in the eastern Mediterranean, to Jerusalem, Crete, and north Africa. In the 1580's he went to the New World, visiting Bermuda enroute. The narrative is one of the earliest publications to include material about Bermuda, containing two chapters about the island. Bermuda was first noted by Oviedo in his HISTORIA GENERAL...of 1535, but there was no permanent colony until the English settlement in 1612. Much of Ordonez de Cevallos' career was spent in the Spanish colonies of South America. He settled in Quito, Ecuador in 1590 and travelled to other parts of the continent. Around 1600 he travelled with the Manila Galleon to the Phillipines, then on to Macao, Canton, other places on the Chinese coast, and to Nagasaki in Japan. After this he served as a soldier in wars in Cambodia, and eventually went on to India and then back to Spain. Later he travelled again to the New World, returning to Ecuador and thus completing his around-the-world journey. By this time he had been ordained as a priest. He died about 1635. This work is of considerable rarity. A second edition was issued in 1691. Extracts were often translated and reprinted in various collections, such as those of DeBry, Barlaeus, and in Purchas' PILGRIMS. Extracts were also included in the 1622 Latin printing of Herrera's NOVUS ORBIS.... Because of the rarity of the first edition it is better known from these sources than the original text. An important exploration narrative that has appeared only once at auction in the past fifty years. MAGGS BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA 4128. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 614/82. STREIT I:345. SABIN 57524 ("Rare"). PALAU 203651. MEDINA (BHA) II:609. JONES I:71. SALVA II:3801. Ticknor, HISTORY OF SPANISH LITERATURE III, p.183. BRUNET IV, p.210.

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         Beschrijvinge der stad Leyden. Leiden, Haestens e.a., 1614.

      4°, gebonden in geheel perkament uit de tijd, (26)+422+(1) pag. Geillustreerd met 2 (van de 9) prenten (de afbeeldingen 1,3,4,6,7,8 en 9 missen) en 10 gravures in de tekst. Toegevoegd en bijgebonden enkele illustraties betr. noodmunten, de anatomie, de academietuin, het academiegebouw en portretten van Tiara, Coolhaas en J. Dousa.

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         [Afdruk op papier van een gegraveerd zilveren (?) plaatje met in spiegelbeeld de tekst Matheues Huybrechtsz / Anna Havickx / anno 1614 / getrout den 2 November / Hout daer Joncvrou / Die ick bemin / En anders geen / Daer is mijn trou / Mijn hert en zin / Naest Godt alleen]. Met ornamentale rand met symbolen als samengevouwen handen en met pijl doorboord hart. 6,5 x 5 cm.

      1614, 2 november Dezelfde tekst Hout daer ... alleen treft men aan op een gravure van M. le Blon uit 1619 op de titelpagina van de huwelijkszang uit 1619 voor Lucas van Valckenburgh en Susanna Koeymans, illustratie 28 in J. Bouman, Nederlandse Gelegenheidsgedichten in de Koninklijke Bibliotheek (1982).

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         Conceptus Theologici

      Ioannem Kinckium, Köln (Colonia Agrippinae) 1614 - Werk zur Konzeption der Theologie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Imperium maritimum.Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1654. 12mo. With woodcut vignette on title-page. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      STCN (10 copies); not in Cat. NHSM; Goldmsith; Kress; for the author see: NNBW X, cols. 889-891. First and only edition of an erudite overview of maritime history from classical antiquity to the early 17th century, with most chapters discussing various (historical) European countries, covering exploration, fishery, trade, law etc. Special attention is given to Dutch maritime history, discussing a.o. the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Dutch West India Company (WIC). It is written by the prolific Dutch scholar Martinus Schoock (1614-1669).Very good copy.

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