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        Tractatus de commerciis, et cambio.

      Jacopo Mascardi per Andrea Brugiotti, 1619. In folio (mm 205x308); pp. (8), 755, (125). Senza legatura. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero con vignetta in rame al centro. Testo su due colonne. Piccoli fori sul titolo senza danno al testo, lievi fioriture occasionali, ma nel complesso ottima copia.PRIMA EDIZIONE. Questa celebre opera, che ebbe subito grande successo e fu più volte ristampata (7 edizioni fino al 1738), rappresenta uno dei primi trattati moderni di teoria economica e bancaria e riflette le nuove idee liberali che andavano diffondendosi in quegl'anni in materia di credito, operazioni commerciali di pubblica utilità , valore e cambio. "Le ragioni della fama che lo Scaccia acquistò con questo trattato sono da ricercare soprattutto nel fatto che esso, con la sua esauriente trattazione, rappresenta un ausilio pratico, prezioso per colui che doveva applicarsi alla fattispecie del diritto commerciale non avendo in questa materia un panorama giuridico di riferimento molto ampio. La profonda trasformazione in atto nella società del tempo, poi, faceva avvertire sempre più il bisogno di nuovi strumenti giuridici adeguati al mutamento. Il Tractatus venne, quindi, ad inserirsi proprio nello scenario di questo profondo cambiamento, rispondendo alle nuove esperienze avvertite, quotidianamente, nella prassi dei rapporti economici... Nel Tractatus de commerciis et cambio ritroviamo le linee dottrinali e dogmatiche del sapere dello Scaccia, maturate attraverso l'esperienza genovese. In esso le fonti, accanto al vasto numero di grandi giuristi, rivelano la conoscenza approfondita dello Stracca, e la presenza, in materia di assicurazioni, del giurista portoghese Pedro de Santarem" (cfr. R. de Laurentiis, Sigismondo Scaccia (1564?-1634) fra pratica e teoria giuridica agli inizi dell'età moderna, in: ''Rivista di storia del diritto italiano'', 1991, vol. LXIV, pp. 282 e 287). Originario di Camerata, vicino Tivoli, Sigismondo Stracca frequentò lo Studio Romano a partire dal 1580, studiando giurisprudenza sotto Cino Campano. Si addottorò in utroque iure presso la Sapienza nel 1584. L'anno successivo svolse le funzioni di uditore e consultore del Tribunale dell'Inquisizione a Malta. Nel 1589 fu giudice ordinario a Frascati. Tra il 1592 e il 1600 fu al servizio dei Colonna. Dopo aver egregiamente svolto le funzioni di governatore di Subiaco, nel 1605 fu nominato podestà di Lucca. Tra il 1612 e il 1615 si trasferì a Genova in qualità di uditore della Rota civile. Fu qui che Scaccia maturò l'ispirazione e compose il Tractatus de commerciis et cambio. Dal 1620 al 1623 lavorò a Firenze come giudice e podestà . Trascorse gli ultimi anni di vita nella sua casa romana, dedicandosi alla stesura del Tractatus de sententia et re iudicata e all'insegnamento privato. Morì nel 1634 (cfr. De Laurentis, op. cit., pp. 233-259). Palgrave, III, p. 360. Kress, 369. ICCU, ITICCUPUVE 07102..

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        Metamorphoses

      Frankfurt - Iohann. Theod. 1619 - A very scarce Illustrated early 17th Century copy of Ovid in an early binding. Only seen once at auction in the last forty years. Ovid's most famous work: the epic poem that preserves the bulk of ancient mythology as a continuous narrative from the day of creation. The Metamorphoses are a delightful and playful collection of stories, woven together through the theme of transformations, and through an ingeniousunbroken narrative. Full of verbal wit, emotional power, and human pathos, they form the most complete collection of myths from the ancient world. This is an early renaissance edition, and includes beautiful illustrations to accompany thestories within. Ovid was an Augustan poet, who leads his readers to believe that heenjoyed a dissolute life under the new imperial peace. Ultimately he was banished by the Emperor. According to Ovid, it was for his 'poetry, and a mistake'. Collated from Copac: complete with 16 plates, including medallion portrait of Ovid. Condition: In full calf. Externally, a trifle rubbed, particularlywith respect to the rear board. Otherwise with light shelfwear. The front board and spine have retained a nice patina. Internally foxed, with the occasional stain here and there throughout. The binding is loose for the first twenty pages, and has failed for the majority of the preface. Otherwise generally firmly bound. Incomplete: One plate is missing from between pages 16/17. Overall: GOOD ONLY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Marguerites françoises ou fleurs de bien dire. Contenant plusieurs belles & rares Sentences Morales. Recueillie des plus excellents & graves Autheurs, & mises en ordre Alphabetic. Suivi de: La Suite des Marguerites françoises ou, second Thresor de bien dire. Contenante plusieurs belles & rares Sentences Morales.

      Rouen, 1619 - Plein vélin à recouvrement d?époque, auteur, titre et date manuscrits au dos. Couture de la coiffe inférieure décousue, fente au mors supérieur. [1]f blanc, 12ff non chiffrés, 546pp, [1]f non chiffré, [1]f blanc, [7]ff non chiffrés, 248pp. L?édition originale date de 1598. Immense succès éditorial en leur temps, les Marguerites françoises forment un recueil composite de sentences, de métaphores et d?extraits romanesques, qui fournit les matériaux d?un nouveau style et fixe les canons d?une pensée morale reflétant la culture de la Cour sous Henri IV. Ces Marguerites sont classées sous la forme d?un dictionnaire de près de 200 références. La date de la première page de titre a été grattée. Un seul exemplaire a été recensé dans le Bibliothèques françaises, à la Bibliothèque de l?Arsenal. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Opera, multo quam unquam antehac auctiora, magnaque ex parte nunc de integro conversa. Per D. Iacobum Billium Prunaeum.

      Paris 1619 - The works of the important Church Father St. John of Damascus translated and edited by the French scholar De Billy de Prunay. Prunay's work was first published in a 615 page folio in 1577 and was augmented several times, the edition sold here including more than 300 pages of additional material. The text is mostly in Latin with some instances of the Greek original reproduced. Visual diagram in text. Included is Damascus' famous "On the Orthodox Faith" with extensive commentary, "On the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary" in Greek and Latin in parallel columns, "On the Assumption of Mary" in Latin, Odes and Songs in Latin and Greek, "Dialectics", "Physics", "On Images", and other works, along with an extensive index. Altogether a very impressive production, printed by the Royal Printers with its great printer's device of a massive ship on the title-page and colophon. Owner's inscription on title-page, small library stamp, corner repaired. Small piece of corner torn on second leaf without loss. Large Folio (37 x 26cm), 952pp. + index. Wood-cut initials and other decorative header engravings. Newly rebound in quarter calf over marbled boards with morocco label.

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        Ein Anzeigung mit Schrifft / Was in der Erbarn Frawen Gundelfingerin Behausung am spitzen Berg/ daselbsten in.

      Franckfurt am Mayn. bey Lucas Jennis, 1619. - 2 in 1, Titel mit Holzschnittleiste, eine Faltabbildung, 8°. 19,2 x 15,5 cm. 50 / 15 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Moderne Nachbindung als Pappband mit neuen Vorsätzen, beide künstlich gealtert; Buchblock gebräunt, mit Marginalien und Anstreichungen, zwei Seiten im Vorderschnitt alt repariert und dadurch mit Bräunung einiger Seiten an der Reparaturstelle. Vollständige Titel: P. Lautensack - (1) "Ein Anzeigung mit Schrifft / Was in der Erbarn Frawen Gundelfingerin Behausung am spitzen Berg / daselbsten in ihrem Soller vor gemähle ist angestellt / Nemlich das erste theil von der Offenbarung Jesu Christi, Paulus Lautensack der Elter ein Mahler, Anno 1538 (gedruckt 1619)". V. Weigel - (2) "Ander Theil / Darinn begrieffen die Erklahrung mit Figuren und Sprüchen Heiliger Schrifft vber vorgehende Bücherlein Pauli Lautensacci / einen liechteren vnd völligern Verstandt in gemeldten Büchern zuerzeichen / gestellet von M. V. Weigelio gewesenen Pfarherren zu Zschopau, Franckfurt am Mayn bey Lucas Jennis zu finden. Im Jahre 1619". Dieser Titel mit Holzschnittvignette, Kopfleiste und Initiale, Schlußvignette (alles in Holzschnitt), sowie mit einer Falttabelle (ungezählt, mit einer kleinen Hlolzschnitt-Abbildung in der Tabelle). Nachbindung, Hardcover in Pappband, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Methodus brevis et dilucida, von rechter und warhaffter Extraction der Seelischen unnd Spiritualischen Kräfften, aus allerley Kräutern, Baumfrüchten, Blumen, Samen, Mineren und Edelgesteinen, etc.

      Wittenberg Berger 1619 - (19,5 x 16 cm). (2) 70 S. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre und 2 gefalteten Tabellen. Moderner Pergamentband im Stil der Zeit. Einzige Ausgabe dieses äußerst seltenen, posthum erschienenen Werkes, in dem der Verfasser das Extrahieren medizinischer Substanzen aus Kräutern, Früchten etc. zur Erlangung diverser Heilmittel nebst der entsprechenden Instrumente behandelt. Mit Tabellen über die Krankheiten und ihre Heilmittel sowie der "Vergleichung himmlischer Impression und irrdischer Creaturen, auch deren Qualitet, Geschmack, Geruch, Krafft, Wirckung und Arcana". - Thurneisser (auch Thurneysser) (1531-1596), ein entschiedener Anhänger von Paracelsus, war als Arzt, Astrologe, Arzneimittel- und Chemikalienfabrikant sowie als Buchdrucker in Berlin sehr erfolgreich. Er verstand sich als Alchemist in der magischen Tradition. Seine exakten Naturbeobachtungen sind trotz des teilweise suspekten astrologischen Beiwerks wertvoll. - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt und mit Wurmspur in der rechten unteren Ecke (teils mit geringem Buchstabenverlust). Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Krivatsy 11847; VD17 23:291774K; Brüning 1316; nicht bei Ackermann, Ferguson, Duveen, Wellcome, Neu etc.

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        Drey underscheydene Tractätlein, Als 1. Commentatio uber die Epistolam Iudae. 2. Sermones in Antichristum. 3. Uber die Wort: Sursum corda. Frankfurt. Jennis. 1619. (19,5 x 15,5 cm). (4 (2w)) 48, 96, 21 (3w) S. - Beigebunden: Lautensack, Paul. Offenbahrung Jesu Christi: Das ist: Ein Beweiß durch den Titul uber das Creutz Jesu Christi. Ebenda. 1619. (12) 173 (3w) S. Mit 3 (1 gefalteten) Holzschnitt-Tafeln, 3 gefalteten Tabellen und zahlreichen schematischen Textholzschnitten. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. (Offenbahrung Jesu Christi). Ebenda. 1619. 70 (2w) S., 50 (2) S. Mit 3 gefalteten Holzschnitt-Tafeln. - Beigebunden: Unterschiedliche, sehr notwendige Theologische Tractätlein. I. Vom Alten und Newen Jerusalem. II. Christliche Unterrichtung, wie

      Frankfurt Jennis 1619 - 96 S. Pergamentband der Zeit. Sammelband mit 5 sehr seltenen Werken von Vorläufern der Rosenkreuzer. - Zu I: Erste Ausgabe dieser seltenen Zusammenstellung dreier philosophisch-theosophischer Schriften, die 1618-19 einzeln ebenfalls bei Jennis erschienen sind und in der vorliegende Ausgabe unverändert (jeweils mit eigenem Titel und eigener Bogensignatur) herausgegeben wurden, lediglich mit einem Haupttitel versehen. - VD17 23:326437R; Sudhoff 313. Zu II: Erste Ausgabe des zweiten Teils seiner "Offenbahrungen". - Lautensack (1478-1558), Maler und Organist in Bamberg und Nümberg, beschäftigt sich mit theologischen Spekulationen, was ihn dem Verdacht aussetzte, als Schwärmer und Sektierer verdächtig zu werden. Als er sein 'Bildbüchlein' in Nürnberg zu verbreiten begann, geriet er in Konflikt mit den Behörden, die seine Schrift 1539 verboten und ihn 1542 aus der Stadt jagten. Tatsächlich aber kann er als Vorläufer der Rosenkreuzer angesehen werden. "Der anonyme Verfasser des 'Colloquium Rhodostauroticum' von 1621 nahm Lautensacks 'Offenbahrung' in den Katalog der Bücher auf, die mit den echten rosenkreuzerischen Schriften in Einklang standen" (Cimelia rhodostaurotica S. 8). - ADB 18, 72; VD17 1:073673U. - Zu III: Erste Ausgabe des ersten Teils seiner Offenbahrungen. - Titel und Vorstücke vor den 2. Teil gebunden. Vereinzelt mit Marginalien von alter Hand. - VD17 1:073669H. Zu IV: Einzige Ausgabe. - VD17 3:609582D. Zu V: Erste Ausgabe dieser spiritistisch-hermetischen Schrift, vermutlich die deutsche Bearbeitung von: Agrippa von Nettesheims "De arbore scientiae boni et mali". - VD17 1:072872T; Colloquium Rhodostauroticum S. 108; Brüning 1292. - Papierbedingt gering gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Erster Titel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand und radiertem Stempel mit kleinem Loch. Vereinzelt mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Eine Falttafel mit kleinem Einriss, sonst wohlerhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gerardus Mercator.and.Iudocus Hondius.

      1619 - Portrait of Mercator and Hondius. copper engraved print with orig. hand colouring; plate size 39 x 45 cm; Latin text on verso. engraved by Colette van der Keere Hondius, for Mercator/ Hondius series of atlases from 1619. Colette was the sister of Pieter van der Keere and wife to Jodocus Hondius whom she succeeded in business after his death in 1612. Beautifully engraved double portrait of Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) and his successor Jodocus Hondius the elder (1563-1612), sitting together at a table and surrounded by maps, books and globes. fold as issued; add. creases some parallel to c'fold; c'fold strengthend on verso; ; evenly toned with some soiling and staining; edges slightly frayed; some expertly rep. marginal tears not affecting image; o/w vg cond. [ref: 2469 ]

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        Japonia.

      1619 - Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius the younger, 1619, French edition. Original colour. 350 x 450mm. Minor repair to centerfold. Fine map of Japan originally published in 1609, following Ortelius's map. Korea is shown as an island, but with a note explaining that there was doubt about whether it was a peninsula. This example is from the first state of the map, before the title was changed and the junk replaced with a galleon. KOEMAN: Me 26b; HUBBARD: 13.

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        Histoire des drogues, espiceries, et de certains medicamens simples, qui naissent e"s Indes & en Amérique, divisé en deux parties. La première comprise en quatre livres: les deux premiers de Mr Garcie du jardin, le troisiesme de Mr Christophle de la Coste, & le quatriesme de l"Histoire du Baulme adjoustée de nouveau en ceste seconde edition: où il est prouvé, que nous avons le vray Baulme d"Arabie, contre l"opinion des anciens & modernes. La seconde composée de deux livres de maistre Nicolas Monard, traictant de ce qui nous est apporté de l"Amérique.

      Lyon: Jean Pillehotte, 1619 - Seconde edition "reveuë & augmentée", fort in-8; [8f.], 369p., [15p.], 176p., [5p.], [1f. blanc], 102p., [7p.], [1f. bl.], 262p., [6p.]; nombreuses illustrations sur bois dans le texte. Reliure d"époque en vélin souple, titre manuscrit au dos. Quelques taches sur la reliure, travail de vers en deux parties du volume n"affectant pas la lecture, quelques mouillures, autrement en bon état. Important ouvrage publié pour la première fois en portugais en 1563. Il existe également plusieurs éditions latines et italiennes, mais seulement deux éditions en français, la première publiée en 1602. L"ouvrage, d"un grand intérêt, répertorie les plantes, fruits, épices animaux et minéraux d"Inde et du Nouveau Monde, pour la plupart inconnus des européens. Il constitue également un véritable traité de médecine tropicale, avec la description de maladies exotiques et de traitements jusqu"alors inconnus. Cette édition est illustrée de nombreux bois représentant plantes, fruits et produits exotiques.

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        Lagographia. Natura leporum, qua prisci autores et recentiores prodidere quidve utilitatis in re medica ab isto quadrupede percipiatur. Liber singularis.

      Amberg, Johann Schönfeld 1619 - 4to (189x135 mm); contemporary full calf (worn and rubbed, front hinge and top of the spine repaired); 82 [i.e. 91], (5) pp. Numerous errors in pagination. With 8 woodcut illustrations in the text, depicting the hare, while jumping or grazing, and its anatomy. From the libraries of Alfred Barmore Maclay and Dodgson Hamilton Madden. Bookplate of Bibliotheca Tilliana. Slightly browned, but a very good, fresh copy. FIRST EDITION of this comprehensive monograph on the hare, studied from a zoological, medical, historical, gastronomic, cynegetic, and literary perspective. "A quaint and amusing book on the hare in 57 chapters, of which chapter 37 (Venatio e Captura) and 38 (Fuga e Cursus) deal with hare hunting; Chapter 50 contains a treatise on the horned hare" (Schwerdt, II, 288). The book is also of gastronomic interest, as it includes chapters on hare meat quality (Caro leporis cibus qualis, pp. 35-38), its aphrodisiac vitues (An cibus eroticus e amatorius, pp. 38-39), and on Jews avoiding the hare meat (Judaei abstinent a lepore, pp. 39-40). There is also a chapter on how to best feed hares (Ruminatio, pp. 46-48) illustrated with a woodcut. Waldung was professor of medicine at Altdorf from 1592. OCLC, 14304468; Ceresoli, 553; Krivatsy, 12578. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, dat is: de gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de canonijcke boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments.Amsterdam, widow of Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn, 1660. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large folio (47.5 x 32 cm). With an integral engraved general title-page, 6 double-page engraved maps, including a world map and a plan of Jerusalem, and 336 Bible-illustrations by Claes Jansz. Visscher (after Matthäus Merian?) on 42 numbered single-page plates. The maps and illustrations coloured by an early hand with extensive use of gold. 18th-century black so-called sharkskin over bevelled wooden boards (ca. 1770?), with 8 large silver corner-pieces and 2 large silver clasps with catchplates and anchorplates, all with matching stamped relief decoration, gilt and gauffered edges. The silver furnishings bear Amsterdam city hallmarks with year letter C and master's mark DF. Rebacked with most of the original backstrip mounted on the spine.

      Poortman, Bijbel en prent I, p. 233 (cf. pp. 147, 151); cf. Darlow & Moule 3315; for the maps: Poortman & Augusteijn 27.1-6; the prints not in Hollstein; Poortman Bijbel en prent; for the zilver furnishings: Voet, Amst. zilversmeden 448-449. Extra-illustrated large folio edition of the Dutch Statenbijbel (States Bible) with 6 maps and 336 illustrations hand-coloured, the translation officially authorized by the Dutch Reformed Church and published with a privilege from the States General of the Dutch Republic. The 1619 Synod of Dordrecht established a committee to prepare the new translation, and leading Dutch scholars worked on it for nearly twenty years before Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn (ca. 1586-1655) published the first edition in 1637. The 6 maps and the engraved illustrations were produced to be inserted into Van Ravesteyn's folio editions. The series of 336 illustrations by Claes Jansz. Visscher with eight to one leaf, are engraved by Cornelis Danckerts. With some browning, but still generally in good condition and with large margins. The binding has been rebacked, as noted, and the "sharkskin" on the boards has some cracks and wear, but the silver furnishings and gauffered edges are well-preserved. A stunning, large States Bible with 6 maps and 336 illustrations coloured by an early hand with extensive gold.

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        Biblia, dat is: de gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de canonijcke boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments.Amsterdam, widow of Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn, 1660. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large folio (47.5 x 32 cm). With an integral engraved general title-page, 6 double-page engraved maps, including a world map and a plan of Jerusalem, and 336 Bible-illustrations by Claes Jansz. Visscher (after Matthäus Merian?) on 42 numbered single-page plates. The maps and illustrations coloured by an early hand with extensive use of gold. 18th-century black so-called sharkskin over bevelled wooden boards (ca. 1770?), with 8 large silver corner-pieces and 2 large silver clasps with catchplates and anchorplates, all with matching stamped relief dec

      - Poortman, Bijbel en prent I, p. 233 (cf. pp. 147, 151); cf. Darlow & Moule 3315; for the maps: Poortman & Augusteijn 27.1-6; the prints not in Hollstein; Poortman Bijbel en prent; for the zilver furnishings: Voet, Amst. zilversmeden 448-449. Extra-illustrated large folio edition of the Dutch Statenbijbel (States Bible) with 6 maps and 336 illustrations hand-coloured, the translation officially authorized by the Dutch Reformed Church and published with a privilege from the States General of the Dutch Republic. The 1619 Synod of Dordrecht established a committee to prepare the new translation, and leading Dutch scholars worked on it for nearly twenty years before Paulus Aertsz. van Ravesteyn (ca. 1586-1655) published the first edition in 1637. The 6 maps and the engraved illustrations were produced to be inserted into Van Ravesteyn's folio editions. The series of 336 illustrations by Claes Jansz. Visscher with eight to one leaf, are engraved by Cornelis Danckerts. With some browning, but still generally in good condition and with large margins. The binding has been rebacked, as noted, and the "sharkskin" on the boards has some cracks and wear, but the silver furnishings and gauffered edges are well-preserved. A stunning, large States Bible with 6 maps and 336 illustrations coloured by an early hand with extensive gold. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nova Africae Tabula Auctore Jodoco Hondio

      Artist: Hondius Hendrik ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1619 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restorations due to original color, mounted.; - size (in cm): 37 x 50; - description: Map shows total Africa with its countries and borders, decorative offshore ships, sea monsters and animals.; - vita of the artist: "Jodocus Hondius (1563 ?1612) was a Dutch engraver, and cartographer. He is best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe, for re-establishing the reputation of the work of Gerard Mercator, and for his portraits of Francis Drake. He helped establish Amsterdam as the center of cartography in Europe in the 17th century. He was born in Wakken and grew up in Ghent. In his early years he established himself as an engraver, instrument maker and globe maker. In 1584 he moved to London to escape religious difficulties in Flanders.While in England, Hondius was instrumental in publicizing the work of Francis Drake, who had made a circumnavigation of the world in the late 1570s. In particular, in 1589 Hondius produced a now famous map of the bay of New Albion, where Drake briefly established a settlement on the west coast of North America. Hondius' map was based on journal and eyewitness accounts of the trip and has long fueled speculation about the precise location of Drake's landing, which has not yet been firmly established by historians. Hondius is also thought to be the artist of several well-known portraits of Drake that are now in the National Portrait Gallery in London.In 1593 he moved to Amsterdam, where he remained until the end of his life. In co-operation with the Amsterdam publisher Cornelis Claesz. in 1604 he purchased the plates of Gerard Mercator's Atlas from Mercator's grandson. Mercator's work had languished in comparison to the rival Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Ortelius. Hondius republished Mercator's work with 36 additional maps, including several which he himself had produced. Despite the addition of his own contributions, Hondius gave Mercator full credit as the author of the work, listing himself as the publisher. Hondius' new edition of Mercator's work was a great success, selling out after a year. Hondius later published a second edition, as well as a pocket version Atlas Minor. The maps have since become known as the "Mercator/Hondius series".In the French edition of the Atlas Minor we find one of the first instances of a thematic map using map symbols. This is a map entitled Designatio orbis christiani (1607) showing the dispersion of major religions.[1]Between 1605 and 1610 he was employed by John Speed to engrave the plates for Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine.Hondius died, aged 48, in Amsterdam. After his death, his publishing work in Amsterdam was continued by his widow, two sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, and son-in-law Johannes Janssonius, whose name appears on the Atlas as co-publisher after 1633.[2] Eventually, starting with the first 1606 edition in Latin, about 50 editions of the Atlas were released in the main European languages. In the Islamic world, the atlas was partially translated by the Turkish scholar Katip Çelebi. The series is sometimes called the "Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius" series because of Janssonius's later contributions." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Euclidis Elementorum Libri XV Una Cum Scholiis Antiquis a Federico Commandino Urbinate in Latinum Conversi

      Pisa : Typis Flaminii Concordiae 1619 - Folio. [10], 255 leaves : illustrations, title in red and black. ; 31 cm. Contemporary calf, Modern reback, leather spine label. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Galloway on verso of title page. Title page soiled, Generally clean throughout. Second and expanded edition of Federico Commandino's important translation of the Elements. Commandino's first translation was published in 1572, and this translation was made use of by subsequent editors for centuries. Riccardi 1619, 2.; Max Steck: IV 19; Brunet II 1090 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Origenis Philocalia : de obscuris S. Scripturæ locis, a SS. PP. Basilio Magno, & Gregorio Theologo, ex varijs Origenis commentarijs excerpta. Quid insuper in hoc opere contineatur, sequens pag. indicabit. Omnia nunc primum Graece edita, ex Bibliotheca Regia opera & studio Io. Tarini Andegaui, qui & Latina fecit & notis illustravit. D.i. Orinenis Philocalia p. 1-453; mit eigenem Zwischentitel: ZACHARIAE Scholastici Christiani, postea Episcopi Mitylenes, De mundo opificio contras philosophos disputatio. [p. 455-558]; ANASTASII Prespyteri in sina Monte, De hominis creatione a deo, ad imaginem & similitudinem suam. [p. 559-608]; PSELLOS. De anima Celebres opiniones. [p. 608-680].

      Paris Petri de Forge., 1619 [i.e.1618]. [12] Bl., 736 S., [11] Bl. Ganzpergamenteinband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Graesse V, 46ff.; Hoffmann III, 23ff. Dibdin I, 190. etc. Sehr seltene Editio Princeps der Philocalia des Origenis und aller weiteren angegebenen Schriften in sehr gutem Exemlar. Zweispaltiger Druck mit griechisch/lateinischer Paralelltext und ausführlichem Kommentar. Hoffmann und Dibdin schreiben von einer druckgleichen Ausgabe von 1618. Titel mit altem Stempel und Notizen von alter Hand.Teile 2-4 mit eigenem Zwischentitel in fortlaufender Paginierung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Arnstedt, Henning Levin von. - Wappen & Autograf. - "Henning-Levin von Arnstedt".

      - Zeichnung / Gouache & Tusche, auf Büttenpapier, 1619. Von Französisch (17. Jh.). 22,2 x 19,4 cm (Darstellung) / 31,4 x 20,4 cm (Blatt) / 35 x 22 cm (Trägerblatt). In brauner Feder unten bezeichnet: "Dieses habe ich zue freundliche[n] und immerwehrenden Gedengke[n] geschrieben Ao 1619 / Henning-Levin von Arnstedt". - Barockes Wappen- & Stammblatt des Henning Levin von Arnstedt für das Liber amicorum des Gelehrten Johann Papius, Rektor an der Universität in Bourges. Dazu Autograf mit Unterschrift. - Wappenbild des Adelsgeschlechts von Arnstedt. - Mit knappem Rand um Darstellung und Schrift. Alt (spätes 19. Jh.) auf Trägerpapier gesetzt. Kolorit kräftig und frisch erhalten. Insgesamt noch sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Französisch (17. Jh.) . Henning Levin von Arnstedt (1597 Großwerther - 1649). Deutscher Adliger aus dem Adelsgeschlecht der Edelfreien von Arnstedt, Grafschaft Mansfeld. Herr auf Barleben und Großwerther. 1623 Heirat der Anna Luise von Veltheim. Sohn Friedrich Heinrich von Arnstedt. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Krausse / Krauße (Familie). - Wappen. - "Georg, Otto und Tycho Krausse".

      - Zeichnung / Gouache & Tusche, auf Büttenpapier, 1619. Von Französisch (17. Jh.). 22,4 x 19,2 cm (Darstellung) / 32,3 x 19,9 cm (Blatt) / 35 x 22 cm (Trägerblatt). In brauner Feder oben französische Inschrift. Unten bezeichnet: "Manus & mens amica Georgii, Ottonis, Tychonis Krausse. / Avarici Biturgium, 29 Feb. (|) |)( XIX." - Barockes Wappen- & Stammblatt von Georg, Otto und Tycho Krausse für das Liber amicorum des Gelehrten Johann Papius, Rektor an der Universität in Bourges. - Wappenbild der Familie Krausse bzw. Krauße. - Mit knappem Rand um Darstellung und Schrift. Alt (spätes 19. Jh.) auf Trägerpapier gesetzt. Schrift am oberen Rand leicht verblasst. Kolorit kräftig und frisch erhalten. Insgesamt noch sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Französisch (17. Jh.) . Sprache: Deutsch

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        Livonia.

      Gerard Mercator, Amsterdam 1619 - Copper engraving, uncolored as published. French text edition. The paper overall toned or browned, printed on the full sheet as published. In good condition.

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        Historiae Normannorum scriptores antiqui, res ab illis per Galliam, Angliam, Apuliam, Capuae principatum, Siciliam, & Orientem gestas explicantes, ab anno Christi DCCCXXXVIII as annum MCCXX. Insertae sunt monasteriorum fundationes variae, series episcoporum ac abbatum : genealogiae regum, ducum, comitum, & nobilium : plurima denique alia vetera tam ad profanam quam ad sacram illorum temporum historiam pertinentia. Ex mss. codd. omnia fere nunc primum edidit Andreas Duchesnius Turonensis.

      Paris 1619 - fort vol. in-folio, [6] ff. n. ch. (titre, dédicace au clergé de Rouen, préface, titre de relais), 1104 pp., [8] ff. n. ch. d'index et de colophon, maroquin vieux rouge, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, armes au centre, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées sur marbrure, dentelle intérieure (rel. du XVIIIe s.). Cette immense compilation des historiens anglo-normands et italo-normands devait comporter trois volumes, mais seul celui-ci est paru, limité à l'Angleterre, et figura dès le XIXe siècle parmi les plus rares et les plus recherchées des compositions de Du Chesne (1584-1640). Ici, l'on trouvera les chroniques antérieures à Rollon, le poème d'Abbon sur le siège de Paris, l'oeuvre d'Orderic Vital, la Chronique de Normandie, les Annales de Saint-Etienne de Caen, etc. Brunet II, 856. Frère I, 387-388. Bel exemplaire aux armes de Louis-Henri de Loménie de Brienne (1636-1698), secrétaire d'Etat. Il avait constitué une importante bibliothèque, dont les ouvrages, pour la plupart, étaient reliés par Dusseuil en maroquin rouge, comme ici. O.H.R., 1076-2. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Origenis Philocalia : de obscuris S. Scripturæ locis, a SS. PP. Basilio Magno, & Gregorio Theologo, ex varijs Origenis commentarijs excerpta. Quid insuper in hoc opere contineatur, sequens pag. indicabit. Omnia nunc primum Graece edita, ex Bibliotheca Regia opera & studio Io. Tarini Andegaui, qui & Latina fecit & notis illustravit. D.i. Orinenis Philocalia p. 1-453; mit eigenem Zwischentitel: ZACHARIAE Scholastici Christiani, postea Episcopi Mitylenes, De mundo opificio contras philosophos disputatio. [p. 455-558]; ANASTASII Prespyteri in sina Monte, De hominis creatione a deo, ad imaginem & similitudinem suam. [p. 559-608]; PSELLOS. De anima Celebres opiniones. [p. 608-680].

      Paris Petri de Forge., 1619 [i.e.1618]. - [12] Bl., 736 S., [11] Bl. Graesse V, 46ff.; Hoffmann III, 23ff. Dibdin I, 190. etc. Sehr seltene Editio Princeps der Philocalia des Origenis und aller weiteren angegebenen Schriften in sehr gutem Exemlar. Zweispaltiger Druck mit griechisch/lateinischer Paralelltext und ausführlichem Kommentar. Hoffmann und Dibdin schreiben von einer druckgleichen Ausgabe von 1618. Titel mit altem Stempel und Notizen von alter Hand.Teile 2-4 mit eigenem Zwischentitel in fortlaufender Paginierung. gr Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Ganzpergamenteinband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Completum Artis Exorcisticae

      Complementum artis exorcisticae, cui simile nunquam visum est, 1619, Venice, by Zachariah Visconti. Very good condition, hardbound, complete, leather/vellum binding. Extremely rare. For collectors in this genre of literature, this work is sought after.This exorcism manual was written by a professional exorcist in Milan. Not only does Visconti give the ecclesiastical basis for exorcism, but also lays out the prayers, techniques, and formulas of exorcistic rituals.This work is considered to have been influential and significant. Rarely comes to market. I can find only one other, more recent edition with a higher price tag.

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        T Bosch der Eremyten ende Eremytinnen van AEgypten ende Palestinen, met Figuren van Abraham Blommaert, in coper ghesneden door Boetius a Bolswert: met cort verhael van eens yders leven ghetrocken uyt het Vaders-Boeck

      Hantvverpen (Antwerp): Hieronymus Verdussen 1619 - Very Good HC. Text in Dutch (blackletter); tekst in het Nederlands (gotisch). Full contemporary vellum; untitled; raised bands on spine; red edges; 50 numbered full page copperplate engravings of Christian eremite saints (25 male, 25 female) printed recto with text pages verso; full page frontispiece for work as well as full page frontispiece for female section. Vellum in very good condition with some handling discoloration, remains supple; ties at cover fore edges lacking; tightly bound; few pencil notes on front pastedown; without free end papers; lacking frontispiece for male section (leaf A!; facsimile laid in); few leaves with light damp stains or soiling, mostly in margins, otherwise light and clean interior; one leaf (B3) with large chip at top fore corner not affecting portrait but with some text missing from marginal notation on verso (see photo); all leaves remain supple. 25 x 18 cm; 51 text pages; 50 numbered plates + 2 frontispiece plates; in 4s. Ref, OCLC #901301549. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Hebraica. Eorundem Latina Interpretatio Xantis Pagnini Lucensis, Benedicti Ariae Montani Hispal. & quorundam aliorum collato studio, ad Hebraicam dictionem diligentissime expensa [WITH] Novum Testamentum Graecum, Cum vulgata interpretatione Latina Graeci contextus lineis inferta: Quae quidem interpretatio cum a Graecarum dictionum proprietate discedit, sensum, videlicet, magis quam verba exprimens, in margine libriest collocata: atque alia Ben. Ariae Montani Hispalensis opera e verbo reddita, acdiuerso characterum genere distincta, in eius est substituta locum

      Geneva: Excudebat Petrus de la Rouiere, 1619. Later edition. Hardcover. poor to good. Hebrew and Latin Bible bound together as issued. Folio. (24),183, (1), 283, (1), 84, 203, (1); (8), 271, (1), (38), (2), (4), 70, (2), 167, (1), (12). Original calf with gilt lettering on label of spine; raised bands. Red edges but faded. Engraved title pages. Historiated head and endpieces and initials. "Biblia Hebraica" (five parts in one) with double columns and interlinear text in Hebrew and Latin; issued with an interlinear Greek and Latin edition of the New Testament (Novum Testamentum Graecum). In 1583 Platin published a reprint of the Novum Testamentum Graecum which was first reprinted by de la Rouiere in 1609. The Biblia Hebraica was then published separately from the New Testament in 1618.Front cover cracked at joint but attached and reinforced with library tape at gutter, wear along edges, back cover detached, wear along edges and both rubbed. Spine cracked in the middle. Inked notes of previous owner "Kirkpatrick" on front free endpaper and top of preface. Title page with some staining. Small sticker on inside back cover of Latin text with printed Rev. John Steele No. and 4 in handwriting. The other previous owner's name "Kirkpatrick" inked to front free endpaper. Endpapers browned and somewhat stained at Hebrew text, few chips and some creasing to Latin title page. Block with heavy foxing. Binding in overall poor, interior in good condition. Benedictus Arias Montanus a.k.a. Benito Arias Montano (1527 - 1598) was a Spanish Orientalist best known for editing the Antwerp Polyglot. Born at Fregenal de la Sierra, he studied at the universities of Seville and Alcala. Montano became a clerical member of the Military Order of St. James, and accompanied the Bishop of Segovia to the Council of Trent (1562), winning great distinction. On his return he was summoned by Philip II (1568) to supervise a new Polyglot Bible, the second such work following the Complutusian Polyglott completed in 1517. This work was first issued in 8 volumes in 1572 by the publisher of our work. Montano was appointed by King Philip II to be the superintendent and was responsible for a large part of the translation and editing, together with major scholars. He, then, took the Bible to Rome for the approbation of Pope Gregory XIII. Leon de Castro, a professor of Oriental languages at Salamanca denounced Montano to the Pope, and later to the Spanish Inquisition for having altered the Biblical text. It took Montano several journeys to Rome until he was acquitted of the charges in 1580. After that, he returned to his hermitage, refusing the Episcopal honors offered him by King Philip II.

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        'T Bosch der Eremyten ende Eremytinnen van AEgypten ende Palestinen, met Figuren van Abraham Blommaert, in coper ghesneden door Boetius a Bolswert: met cort verhael van eens yders leven ghetrocken uyt het Vaders-Boeck

      Hantvverpen (Antwerp): Hieronymus Verdussen, 1619 Very Good HC. Text in Dutch (blackletter); tekst in het Nederlands (gotisch). Full contemporary vellum; untitled; raised bands on spine; red edges; 50 numbered full page copperplate engravings of Christian eremite saints (25 male, 25 female) printed recto with text pages verso; full page frontispiece for work as well as full page frontispiece for female section. Vellum in very good condition with some handling discoloration, remains supple; ties at cover fore edges lacking; tightly bound; few pencil notes on front pastedown; without free end papers; lacking frontispiece for male section (leaf A!; facsimile laid in); few leaves with light damp stains or soiling, mostly in margins, otherwise light and clean interior; one leaf (B3) with large chip at top fore corner not affecting portrait but with some text missing from marginal notation on verso (see photo); all leaves remain supple. 25 x 18 cm; 51 text pages; 50 numbered plates + 2 frontispiece plates; in 4s. Ref, OCLC #901301549.

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        Degli elementi d’Euclide libri XV

      Appresso Flaminio Concordia (Pesaro) 1619 - In folio 33,3 x 22,5cm, pp 16 non numerate, pp 556 numerate solo al recto, modesta legatura coeva in cartone muto, con lievi abrasioni al dorso, esemplare in barbe ad ampi margini, numerose figure geometriche e capilettera incisi, stemma dei Della Rovere inciso al frontespizio e insegna tipografica al recto ultima carta, traduzione del matematico Federigo Commandino da Urbino una delle più pregiate e ristampate anche in UK In folio 33,3 x 22,5 cm, pp 16 not numbered, pp 556 numbered only at the recto, modest contemporary mute cardboard binding with slight abrasions at the back, copy with deckle edges and wide margins, numerous geometric figures and engraved initial letters, coat of arms of Della Rovere family engraved on the frontispiece and typographic coat of arms to the recto of last page, translation by the mathematician Federigo Commandino from Urbino, one of the most valuable and reprinted also in the UK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grammatica Syra. Duobus libris methodice explicata. Editio posterior, priori ita emendatior & locupletior, ut nova videri possit.

      Leide (Leiden) Typis Raphelengianis, 1619, - kl. in-4to, 8 Bl. (Titelbl. mit hs. Eintragung - Praefatio: A2 kl. Randausriss ohne Textverlust - ein wenig Text durchgestrichen) + 178 S. + 1 Bl. (Inscriptiones), kleiner Stempel unten am Titelblatt ?Ex Testam ?Rimmi Olivera?, flexibler Pergament-Einband d. Zeit. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. DHBS Bd. 7: Kaspar Waser, berühmter Orientalist prof. f. Hebraisch in Zürich.

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        Fiesole distrutta di Gio. Domenico Peri contadino d'Arcidosso al Ser.mo G. Duca di Tosc.a Cosimo secondo.

      - (In Firenze, nella Stamperia di Zanobi Pignoni, 1619), in-4, leg. coeva in piena pergamena floscia, cuffia superiore restaurata, pp. [6], 197, [3]. Frontespizio e ritratto dell'Autore incisi in rame da Callot; iniziali, fregi e marca tipografica (sull'ultima carta, al recto) incisi in legno. Bruniture, qualche gora marginale. Prima edizione. Graesse, V, p. 202. Brunet, IV, 498, Piantanida, 2831. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prado Espiritual recopilado de antiguos, claríssimos, y santos Doctores, por. Ahora nuevamente añadido de muchas y diversas Flores de Santos, por el mismo Autor. Primera y Segunda parte.

      - Lérida, Luys Manescal, 1619, 2 partes en un volumen, 29,5 x 21 cm., plena piel de época, lomo con adornos dorados, 16 h. + 169 folios a dos columnas = 4 h. incluso portada + 213 folios a dos columnas + 11 h. de índices. (Primera portada recortada y remarginada y última hoja de índice reforzada por el margen exterior. Según Palau es una de las últimas impresiones de Manescal. Raro libro no recogido por Jiménez Catalán del que solo hemos localizado el ejemplar deteriorado existente en la Biblioteca Histórica de Valencia, aunque solo da paginación de la primera parte; hay además otros 2 ejemplares, también deteriorados, de solo la primera parte). LLEIDA

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        Ephemerides novae motuum coelestium, ab anno vulgaris aerae MDCXVII [-MDCXVIII, MDCXIX, MDCXX]: Ex observationibus potissimum Tychonis Brahei, hypothesibus physicis, & tabulis Rudolphinis; ad meridianum Vranopyrgicum in freto Cimbrico, quem proxime circumstant Pragensis, Lincensis, Venetus, Romanus. Praemittitur I. Explicatio fundamentorum ephemeridis, praesertim ubi Motibus Lunae a libro Progymnasmatum Braheirsessum. Vbirespondetur ad crebr as interpellationes Davidis Fabricij Astr: Frisij, esjusq[ue] opiniones circa Vmbram Terrae & alias jucundas materias examinantur. II. Instructio super nova ephemeridis forma, & causae mutatae formae consuetae, ex sanioribus astrologiae fundamentis. Adjecta sunt primae Ephemeridi anni 1617. observationes meteorologicae ad dies singulos, & astronomicae nonnullae.

      Linz: Johannes Plank, [1617-1619]. First edition, very rare and with an exceptional royal provenance, of Kepler's Ephemerides for the years 1617-1620. These were the first tables of astronomical data calculated by Kepler on the basis of the new celestial mechanics he had published in Astronomia nova (1609), and also the first calculated using logarithms, preceding by a decade the Tabulae Rudolphinae (1627). The accuracy and reliability of Kepler's ephemerides greatly surpassed those of other ephemerides of the time; as a result, the Copernican doctrine gained in esteem, and it was more and more accepted that it was not just a new and useful mathematical hypothesis, but a reflection of reality. In his important introductions to the tables, Kepler discusses sunspots (including his claim to have been the first of the century to observe them), his lunar theory, the application of logarithms (the ephemeris of 1620 is dedicated to their inventor, Napier), the camera obscura (which for Kepler was of great importance to astronomy), the final chapter in Kepler's relations with the friend-turned-critic David Fabricius, and many other topics of the greatest interest in the history of science. "Already in 1609, at the time his Astronomia nova appeared, Kepler had formulated the plan of publishing ephemerides giving daily positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets for eighty years, beginning in 1582 with Tycho's first systematic observations of the planets; the calculated positions would be derived from Tycho's observations and from the new celestial physics that Kepler had developed in the course of his "war on Mars." He hoped to enlist the assistance of Magini, the Bolognese astronomer, in carrying out the calculations, but this idea came to naught. The project on its way to realization had to be greatly curtailed in scope; its execution was delayed by the claims of other enterprises and by numerous calamities" (Wilson). A second volume of ephemerides, covering the years 1621-36, was published by Kepler at Zagan in 1630, shortly before his death on 15 November. ABPC/RBH list only one copy since the Honeyman sale (Swann, Apr 19, 2001, lot 184, $25,300). The Honeyman copy sold for £4,000 ($9,216) in 1980. Provenance: Queen Sophia of Württemberg (17 June 1818 - 3 June 1877), wife of King William III of the Netherlands, full-page hand-written dedication in Latin, dated 1863, on front free endpaper from her to; Francis Napier, 10th Lord Napier and 1st Baron Ettrick (15 September 1819 - 19 December 1898), his bookplate on front paste-down. Queen Sophia corresponded with several European scholars, protected and stimulated the arts, and maintained warm ties with Emperor Napoleon III and Queen Victoria. Francis Napier, descendant of John Napier of Merchiston (1550-1617), the inventor of logarithms, was a Scottish polyglot, diplomat and colonial administrator; he served as British Minister to the Netherlands from 1859 to 1860, to Russia from 1861 to 1864, and as Viceroy of India from February to May 1872. A number of letters from Queen Sophia to Napier are preserved in the archives of the Malet family at Duke University. Kepler was born in the Duchy of Württemberg (now in southern Germany) in 1571, and his early studies were supported by the Duke. In 1605 Kepler, then Imperial Mathematician to Emperor Rudolph II in Prague, completed the manuscript of Astronomia nova, which contained the first two of his three laws of planetary motion. "The great task which lay ahead of him, the great commission which he had to carry out, was to produce the astronomical tables planned by Tycho Brahe ... Kepler could no longer depend on the theoretical hypotheses previously made in the calculation of the planet orbits. By the discovery of the planet laws he had created an entirely new foundation for this calculation. But since he had derived these laws solely from the observations of Mars, it was now necessary to demonstrate their validity for the other planets also and to calculate the elements of the orbits of these on the new basis ... two more decades were to pass before the work was published [as Tabulae Rudolphinae, 1627]. "Associated with these astronomical researches is another work which likewise did not pass beyond the preparatory phase in the Prague period. The astronomical tables form the basis for calculating the ephemerides, that is the year-books which give the positions of the sun, moon and planets for each day of a year. Such ephemerides were very much in demand by astronomers who used them in their scientific researches, by seafarers who needed them for place determination, and last but not least also by calendar makers and astrologers to whom they were indispensable as supports for their prophecies. Kepler now planned to issue such an ephemerides and, moreover, for no less than eighty years. The year 1582 was to be the starting point because that was the year in which Brahe had begun his observations. From the year 1593 on, Kepler wanted to add his weather observations which dated from then, to get a sure basis for investigating the dependence of atmospheric conditions on the constellations in the sky. He wanted to complete this big work before publishing the [Rudolphine] tables. A double purpose guided him. In the first place, he wanted to be the one to reap the harvest which the treasure of Tycho's observations and his own improved planet calculations promised; after the publication of the tables someone else could easily precede him in this. Secondly, the ephemerides, which he proposed to calculate in advance for the years to come, were to form a test of the accuracy of this new mode of reckoning and consequently for the trustworthiness of his theoretical bases for these calculations which were to be published in the tables" (Caspar, Kepler, pp. 178-9). In 1611, the growing political-religious tension in Prague came to a head. Emperor Rudolph was forced to abdicate, and Kepler's prospects under Rudolph's successor (his brother Matthias) were dim. In the same year, his wife Barbara died from fever, and one of his children succumbed to smallpox. Following Rudolph's death in 1612, Kepler moved to Austria to take up a position as teacher and district mathematician in Linz. "There were two plans which he now wanted to realize; both had already engrossed his attention in Prague. The one concerned the ephemeris ... Kepler was occupied first in calculating the elements of the orbits of Venus and Mercury, a difficult task considering the extent of the Tychonic observational material. For whole months in 1614 - 1615 he sat over these calculations. The moon, with the numerous inequalities in its motion, gave even greater trouble. He worried over attempts to explain these inequalities physically, especially the variation, and to follow through the calculation of its physical concept accordingly. Hitherto it has hardly been noticed that here, too, he ran up against innovations in the framing of mathematical questions which deserve the interest of the mathematician and which were difficult to overcome with his tools. The year 1616 was primarily devoted to this painstaking work. Attacking the calculation of the ephemerides, the zealous scholar felt as though he had emerged from an abysmal sea. Waiting from March to May, 1617, at the court in Prague on the Emperor's order, he utilized his free time to complete the ephemeris for 1617; that for 1618 he calculated in the following months at home in Linz. Johannes Plank began the printing immediately" (ibid., pp. 238-9). The second of Kepler's plans was the preparation of his Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae. In 1615, Ursula Reingold, a woman in a financial dispute with Kepler's brother Christoph, claimed that Kepler's mother Katharina had made her sick with an evil brew. The dispute escalated, and in 1617 Katharina was accused of witchcraft; in the autumn of that year Kepler was forced to travel to Württemberg to attend her trial (she was eventually imprisoned for fourteen months). After his return in the first weeks of the following year, he resumed work on the Ephemerides and Epitome, but this was again interrupted by calamity. "On February 9, his little daughter Katharina died. The father was oppressed by sorrow over this loss. "I set the Tables aside since they required peace, and turned my mind to the contemplation of the Harmony [i.e., Harmonices mundi]"" (ibid., p. 265). "In the years 1617 - 1619, simultaneously with the Epitome, the first volume of the Ephemerides for the years 1617 - 1620 was completed. The publication of this volume had, as he says, given more printing work to him than to the printer himself. The supplementary printed ephemerides for 1617 contained his weather observations for each day of the year" (ibid., p. 300). Ephemerides were primarily numbers and the printer Plank did not have enough. Kepler therefore had to invest in his own set of numerical type. Only when these were available could Plank continue with the printing of the Ephemerides. "Prefixed to the ephemerides for 1617 is the twelve-page "Responsio ad Interpellationes D. Davidis Fabricij Astronomi Frisij, Insertas Prognosticis Suis Annorum 1615, 1616, 1617"; it deals primarily with the nature of sunspots and the history of their discovery" (Wilson). "In Phaenomenon singulare (1609) [Kepler] reported on a presumed transit of Mercury that he had observed on 29 May 1607. Unfortunately, Kepler had caught between clouds only two glimpses of a "little daub" that appeared on the solar image projected through a crack in the roof. After Galileo's discovery of sunspots, [Michael] Maestlin pointed out the error and Kepler ultimately printed a retraction in his Ephemerides for 1617, noting that unwittingly he had been the first of his century to observe a sunspot" (DSB). "An additional topic [in the Responsio] is the optics of the camera obscura, which for Kepler had considerable astronomical importance. Fabricius had found from observations of occultations of stars by the Moon that the dark part of the Moon appeared to be of smaller radius than the illuminated part, and had concluded from this that the Moon was surrounded by an envelope of air which absorbed the sunlight. Kepler argued (correctly) that the phenomenon derived simply from the operation of the eye, which is a camera obscura and like all such has a finite aperture: each point of the illuminated object sends a ray of light through each point of the aperture, and as a consequence the object as "caught" on the retina appears larger than it really is" (Wilson). "Logarithms play a major role in the construction of the ephemerides. Kepler first heard of Napier's invention in 1617, obtained a full description of it in 1618, and by 1619 was computing his own logarithms, although he had not yet seen the Napierean logarithms or received an account of the way in which they were computed. The ephemeris of 1620 is dedicated to Napier, and all the ephemerides from that year onwards were calculated by means of logarithms" (ibid.). Kepler published his own logarithm tables, and an account of their construction, at Marburg in 1624/5 (Chilias logarithmorum). "Of the accuracy of the tabular entries in Kepler's ephemerides Bialas gives us a thorough account (pp. 534-47), using Tuckerman's Planetary, lunar, and solar positions as a basis of comparison ... he finds standard errors in Kepler's ephemerides of about 6' for Saturn, Jupiter, and the Sun, of about 4' for Mars, and of about 10' for Venus and Mercury. These errors, he shows, are only occasionally due to computational mistakes; they derive principally from the exaggerated eccentricity that Kepler attributes to the Earth's orbit, and from small errors in the orbital elements of the other planets. In a similar comparison with Tuckerman of the ephemerides for 1617 of Magini and [David] Origanus, both of them based on the Prutenic tables, Bialas finds the standard errors to be, for Saturn, 10'; for Jupiter, 13'; for Mars, 57'; for Venus, 37'; for Mercury, 3°26'; and for the Sun, 27' (Magini) or 5' (Origanus). The superiority of the Keplerian ephemerides is thus especially striking in the cases of Mars, Venus, and Mercury" (ibid.). Extracts from Kepler's Ephemerides were reprinted by Frisch in 1868 (Joannis Kepleri astronomi opera Omnia, vol. VII, pp. 479-666), but with the tables mostly omitted. The entire work was first reprinted in vol. XI of the Gesammelte Werke. Caspar, Bibliographia Kepleriana 52; Houzeau & Lancaster 15040; Zinner 4594. Curtis Wilson, 'Review of Johannes Kepler Gesammelte Werke, vol. XI, part I: Ephemerides novae motuum coelestium. Edited by Volker Bialas (Münich: C. H. Beck, 1983),' Journal for the History of Astronomy, vol. 17 (1986), pp. 63-65. 4to (245 x 178 mm), pp. [xii], 1-39, [1, blank], [1], 40-45, [24, tables], [1, blank]; [7], [24, tables], [1, blank]; [7], [24, tables], [1, blank]; [7], [24, tables], [1, blank]. Printer's device on titles to 1617 and 1618 ephemerides (those of the 1619 and 1620 ephemerides having drop-titles only), engraved initials, woodcut diagrams in text, stamp of Francis Napier to title partially erased. Nineteenth-century vellum, remains of ties, red lettering-piece on spine, 'OBER RATH' stamped in gilt on front cover. Fine and crsip throughout.

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        Tutte l'opere d'architettura, et prospetiva, di Sebastiano Serlio bolognese, [.] Con la aggiunta delle inventioni di cinquanta porte, [.] Diviso in sette libri. Con un'indice copiosissimo [.] raccolto da m. Gio. Domenico Scamozzi vicentino. Di nuouo ristampate, & con ogni diligenza corrette.

      - In Venetia, appresso Giacomo de' Franceschi, 1619, in-4, contemporary full parchment binding, handwritten title on the spine, red tinted edges, leaves [24], [1], from 3 to 219, [2: the first is blanck], from 2 to 27, from this point the pages are numbered, [2], 243, [1]. With hundreds of woodcuts throughout the text (many of them are full page illustrations) and ornamented initials. Every book has its own title-page. One leaf (K4) lacks a little portion of a margin (away from the text): a nice copy, in its first binding. This work was of great importance in spreading the new manneristic tendencies all over Europe.

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        De Arminiaensche uytvaert

      Satyrical print showing the arminians leaving The Hague after the conviction by the Synod. Two farmers, here named Kees and Joost discuss about this procession and their dialogue is reported on the bottom. Some of the characters on the cart are numbered and after the dialogue is the reference list. The print is dated 1619. Etching and letterpress on paper; total: 344 x 294 mm (with text) several restorations (repaired tears) in text area and very small parts of the plate. Thread margins, on left and right sides; rather contrasting impression, slightly but evenly browned; Simon 239, Muller 1410; V. Stolk 144

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        Four important events of 1619; [from the portrait of Oldebarnevelt].

      These two plates were cut from a larger composition with the portrait of Oldebarnevelt (Van Oldebarneveld) in the center and other two small cricles with other representations. Four plates, numbered, representing 1) the beheading of Oldebarnevelt, 2) the hanging of Gielis van Ledenberg, 3) Hogerbeets and Grotius being brought to Loevenstein and 4) the banned preachers Vorstius, Tresel, Wtenbogaert and Haen. Plates are titled below: 'I van Oldebarnevelt onthooft den 13 mey'; 'Gielis van Ledenberg aldus opgehangen den 15 mey', 'R: Hogerberts: H. de Groot: eewich gebangen den 18 mey' and '2 en 4 sijn eewich gebannen v. 15 iaren 3 voor:2 iear gebannen' Signed within circular frame: 'EVV'; nr. one also: 'E. V.Velde fecit 1619'. Etching on paper, each ca. 90 x 100 mm ca.; they are printed two per folio; they were meant to be cut and mounted in the larger composition; total: 257 x 119 mm; the paper with nrs. 2 & 4 presents a large watermark with Amsterdam's arms; not in Hollstein; Muller 1413, van Stolk 1446 (one of four).

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        Cometa per Bootem

      gebundene Ausgabe A. Rhodius: Cometa Per Bootem. Wittenberg. Apud Paulum Helvvigium. [P. Helwig]. [1619]. 1st ed. Small 4to. (21,5 x 16,8). (32) pp. With large woodcut on title and several woodcuts in the text. Vignette on last page. Frayed edges, some repairs/ reinforcements to corners. Browning due to age. Bound in later full paper. 1st edition of a rare book on the comet of 1618 which interested Galileo, Kepler, Snell, and the other leading astronomers of the time. Rhodius (1577- 1633), was a German mathematician who served Tycho Brahe in Prague 1600-1 and later became professor of mathematics at the University of Wittenberg.

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        Four important events of 1619; [from the portrait of Oldebarnevelt].

      - These two plates were cut from a larger composition with the portrait of Oldebarnevelt (Van Oldebarneveld) in the center and other two small cricles with other representations. Four plates, numbered, representing 1) the beheading of Oldebarnevelt, 2) the hanging of Gielis van Ledenberg, 3) Hogerbeets and Grotius being brought to Loevenstein and 4) the banned preachers Vorstius, Tresel, Wtenbogaert and Haen. Plates are titled below: 'I van Oldebarnevelt onthooft den 13 mey'; 'Gielis van Ledenberg aldus opgehangen den 15 mey', 'R: Hogerberts: H. de Groot: eewich gebangen den 18 mey' and '2 en 4 sijn eewich gebannen v. 15 iaren 3 voor:2 iear gebannen' Signed within circular frame: 'EVV'; nr. one also: 'E. V.Velde fecit 1619'. Etching on paper, each ca. 90 x 100 mm ca.; they are printed two per folio; they were meant to be cut and mounted in the larger composition; total: 257 x 119 mm; the paper with nrs. 2 & 4 presents a large watermark with Amsterdam's arms; not in Hollstein; Muller 1413, van Stolk 1446 (one of four).

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        Ein newe Reyssbeschreibung aus Teutschland nach Constantinopel und Jerusalem.:

      Nuremberg Caspar Fulden 1619 - Third edition. The first was published in 1608. See Blackmer 1512. Bound in later vellum over boards. Leaf Aa4 (p.191-2) torn and repaired, 6 lines of text affected. Lacks 1 plate. Plates with paper repairs. Paper browned throughout. Small 4to, pp. [xliv], 340 [p. 340 mispaginated '240']; with 8 [of 9] plates, 7 folding, numerous woodcuts in the text. Title printed in red and black. Armorial bookplate on verso of title.

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        Essequie celebrate in Fiorenza dal sermo Gran Duca per la morte dell Imperator Mattias

      [Florence], 1619. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Etching, 282 x 210 mm plate, 353 x 287 mm sheet, on laid paper with a Cross of Lorraine watermark, a fine impression of the second state (of three), with wide margins, some minor mostly marginal foxing, taped to the backboard at three corners verso, otherwise in good condition. Lieure 299 II. Matthias (1557-1619), Holy Roman Emperor, died in Vienna in 1619. Callot executed this etching while employed in the Florentine ducal court. It shows the grand catafalque designed by Giulio Parigi, erected in Matthias's honor at the exequial offices.

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        [Zeldzaam Huwelyk, Het raadsel te Nijmegen, 1619 ].

      NL] Nauwkeurige kopie naar de ets van De Hooghe. Zonder signatuur en zonder jaartal. Onder de prent de gegraveerde regels tekst van Sylvius. Exemplaar zonder tekst in boekdruk onder de prent. [EN] Copy after Romeyn de Hooghe, without signature and year. Under the picture of the engraved lines of text by Sylvius. Exemplar without letterpress text."Etching on paper, with margins; damages on the bottom margin text and plate the latter repaired; contemporary notes on the verso in pencil and ink; platemark: 276 x 357mm, total: 313 x 420 mm. Niet bij M en v.St; cf L p.393 RdH150"

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        Figures des monnoyes de France.

      s.n.], 1619. In-4° (cm. 23,5), legatura genuina del tardo secolo XVIII in p. vitello avana con titolo in oro su tassello, nervi e filetti in oro al dorso (abile e piccolo restauro al piede di una cerniera), tagli rossi, risguardi marmorizzati; pp. 251 [1b] in ottimo stato e fresche, numerate romanamente, impresse al solo recto in legno; errore di numerazione alla pagina XI; Ex Libris araldico a secco in testa al frontespizio e una macchiolina alla stessa pagina. Edizione originale di un «livre fort rare» [Brunet. Catalogue du cabinet de M. 1338] che illustra squisitamente le monete della Francia medievale fino a tutto il XVI secolo. Libro bellissimo che è pure d'interesse piemontese per la dominazione di Francesco I (pp. 221-239). «This book is so little known in England, that I never heard of above two or three copies of it here. And it is now grown so extremely scarce in France, that I almost despaired of getting it» [Andrew Coltee Ducarel. A series of above two hundred Anglo-gallic or Norman and Aquitain coins of the antient Kings of England. London 1757, p.VII]. Cfr. Brunet III 59, Goldsmith F 1143, Ebert 9321: «Sehr seltene Sammlung». Superbo esemplare.

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        Zeldzaam Huwelyk [Het raadsel te Nijmegen, 1619]

      - [NL] Onder de prent de gegraveerde regels tekst van Sylvius. Daaronder tekst in boekdruk "Zeldzaam huwelijk" met het adres van Gerred de Broen te Amsterdam (werkzaam op dit adres 1733-1740, vgl Waller); gesigneerd even links van het midden "R de Hooge fecit", het jaartal 1698 r.o. is voor het grootste deel weggeslepen. [EN] Under the picture of the engraved lines of text by Sylvius. Below text in letterpress "Zeldzaam Huwelyk" (Rare marriage) with the address of Gerred de Broen in Amsterdam (working at this address from 1733 to 1740, cf. Waller); signed just left of center "R Hooge fecit". Rare etching and letterpress on paper with margins, some foldings and tears especially along the external margins, some stains on the plate and on the text; total: 510 x 415 mm. M suppl 3011c; v.St 1456; cf L p.393. RdH148

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        GEISTLICHE HERTZBLUM Das ist: Anmutiges und kräfftiges Bettbuch/ darin solche Gebett auff die fürnemlsten Feste deß Jahres nach der Ordnung begriffen welche mit allein das Herz einer andächtigen Person inn der Andacht stercken...

      Gregor Haenlin. Ingolstatt., 1619. 598 Seiten, 15,5x8,5 cm. hardcover Leder der Zeit mit 2 Messingschließen an Lederlaschen, Rücken berieben mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Kanten bestossen, Titelseite lose, sonst schönes Exemplar, SEHR SELTEN. ganzseitiger Kupferstich, Titelseite in Zweifarbdruck. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Christentum; Religion

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        AVISO DE CAZADORES Y CAZA

      Tarquinio Longo, Nápoles 1619 - Rarísima edición dela obra de Avendaño siguiendo la edición madrileña de Pedro Madrigal y realizada en Nápoles por Tarquinio Longo en 1619 (en portada) y 1620 al fin, 34 pp. Sin encuadernar, papel provisional en papel de aguas

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        Tratado de la arte mayor de arismetica, llamada algebra, o regla de la cosa

      Second edition. Tolra translated Juan Ventallol's Pratica mercantioul, first published in Lyon in 1521. This second edition appears to be even scarcer than the first, we having been unable to trace any other copy having been sold at auction; furthermore, we could only locate a handful of copies in institutions worldwide. The Tratado is often found bound along with another work by Tolra, although they are separate publications, as evident by Palau's treatment. The text begins explaining and giving a short historical background of arithmetic's, and extends to include guides applied to household economics; it includes woodcuts diagrams in the text. Provenance: Antonio Lopez; Isidoro Fernandez, ex libris on front pastedown. Palau, 333478.

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        Tractatus de consortibus eiusdem rei & fideicommisso legali auctore Hieronymo Portoles.

      Nicolai Assiayn., Pamplona. 1619 - 8, 383, 34 p., 2 en bl. Palau, 233614, Goyena, 344. Es la segunda edición, más rara que la primera, que se hizo en Zaragoza en 1583. Importante obra del Dr. Portolés que fue catedrático de la Universidad de Zaragoza, la obra ajustada al derecho foral aragonés es un tratado de consortes y de fideicomiso legal. En realidad está dividida en siete partes en las que desmenuza todo lo concerniente a los Consorcios: Enajenaciones, efectos, como se forma, como se extingue, etc. Papel con amarronamientos. Pergamino de época, con algún desperfecto.

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