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        Necessario Edifizio al vitto umano.

      Alessandri, Innozencio, Italia - PIETRO SCATTAGLIA (grabado); MARCO ANTONIO RIZZI (1648-1723) (diseño); INNOZENCIO ALESSANDRI (1741-1803) (editor) Raro. Buen estado de conservación. Siglo: XVIII.Aguafuerte y buril. Papel verjurado. Grabador: Scattaglia, Pietro. Dibujante: Rizzi, Marco Antonio. Último cuarto siglo XVIII. Altura papelt: 238. Anchura papel: 332. Altura plancha:180. Anchura plancha: 245

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        Manuale Lapponicum. Tat lie: Praude-Kiete-Kirieg, Joite mij adnestop, Nabmatom.

      Stockholm, Henrich Keyser, 1648. (30) + 259 + 62 + 22 + (1) + 112 + 52 + 214 + 41 + (1) + 131 + (9) + 48 s. 4 tittelblad med røskenramme. Samtidig helskinnbind. Et tittelblad fagmessig restaurert. De 6 første sider i forordet med noen små ormhull (berører et par bokstaver). Noen blad litt fuktskjoldet. Siste 2 sider i faksimile, ellers et komplett eksemplar. Sjelden.. .

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        Oorspronck Ende voortganck der Nederlantsche Kerckelijcke Verschillen tot op 't Nationale Synodus van Dordrecht. Tot beantwoordinge vande voor-reden gesteld voor de uytghegheven Handelinghen des selven Synodi. Mitsgaders Historisch Verhael van 't ghene sich toe-gedraghen heeft binnen Dordrecht Ao. 1618 en 1619. tusschen de Nationale Synodus der Contra-remonstranten ende geassocieerde ter eender, ende de gheciteerde Kercken-dienaren Remonstranten ter ander zijde. Wtghegheven van wegen de Kercken-dienaren Remonstranten in 't ghemeyn, ende insonderheyt de geciteerde op de Dortsche Synode, tot verantwoordinghe van hare Proceduren, door B.D. (= Bernard Dwinglo). Alles dienstigh gelesen by de Kerckelijcke Historie van den voornoemden Iohannes Uyt

      Amsterdam, Cornelis de Leeuw 1648/1623/1649 - 3 werken in 1 band, (29) 56, (13) 227 folia., (8) 31 p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, Folio (Boekblok plaatselijk licht gebruind, verder een mooi exemplaar.)

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        Neuer Vestungs-Bau.Düsseldorff, Jacobus von Wesel (colophon: printed by the heirs of Johann Kattepoel), 1709. 4to. With 14 (of 15) folding engraved plates. Contemporary tanned sheepskin.

      Jähns, p. 1383; Jordan 745 (3 copies); cf. Sloos, Warfare 8076. First German edition (second issue) of one of the greatest classics of the art of fortification, by the Inspector General of Dutch fortifications and Master General of the artillery, Menno van Coehoorn. While the Dutch had established themselves as the greatest masters of fortification during the Eighty Years' War for Dutch independence from Spain, the art did not stand still after peace came temporarily in 1648. Although a few Dutch engineers spoke out for reform, the Frenchman Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707) was to dominate the field with his fortifications, defensive and especially offensive strategies, and publications on the subjects from the 1670s. Van Coehoorn (1641-1704), Vauban's only major rival, took a very different approach, more practical than theoretical, with his great fortification manual in 1685. He deployed troops more actively in the defence of fortifications and tailored his designs and strategies to the particular features of the site. This made them especially important for fortifications and siege warfare in the marshy flat lands of the Low Countries, circumstances less familiar to Vauban.With library stamp. With a blank leaf pasted over the instructions to the bookbinder on )(4v. The plates are quite lightly inked, so that they show a great deal of detail. Lacking 1 folding plate, with a small tear and some wrinkles in 1 folding plate (fig. I) and an occasional minor spot, but otherwise in very good condition. The binding is scuffed and shows some worm damage, with the head and foot of the backstrip chipped and the front hinge cracked, but with the sewing structure still sound. First German edition of a classic of Dutch fortification.

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        Calabre citerieure et ulterieure

      1648. Incisione in rame, colorata d'epoca ai confini, mm 415x560. Sanson, geografo del Re Luigi XIII è considerato il fondatore della cartografia francese, tra i primi ad applicare la trigonometria nelle misurazioni geodetiche; infatti Nicolas Sanson e i suoi collaboratori realizzarono nuove proiezioni geografiche e pubblicarono numerosi atlanti, mentre si affermava l'impiego dei sistemi di misura indiretta mediante i procedimenti trigonometrici applicati in Olanda da Snellius fin dal 1617. Il rilevamento geodetico-topografico basato sulla triangolazione prese rapidamente piede dando alle carte geografiche un aspetto sempre più aderente alla realtà che rappresentavano.Buon esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        The set of various animals, the ""Man's book"" (complete set).

      Complete set of prints designed by Nicolaes Berchem and published by Clement de Jonghe between 1648 and 1652. The set is titled: 'ANIMALIA / ad vivum delineate et aqua forti aeri / impressa / Studio et arte / NICOLAS BERCHEMI. / Clemendt de Jonge excud. Amst'. The set has been passed on through at least three collections without being dismembered: collection A. Artaria (1807-1893) [L. 33], Richard Jung (1911-1986) [L. 3791]; on the verso of each plate also another mark which remains at the moment unidenified. The title plate shows a shepherd sitting on the ground accompanied by a dog, whereas the others various animals: goats, rams, sheeps, mouflons and dogs. Some of the plates are signed: nr. 2 'Berrighem f.', nr. 4 'Berrighem f.', nr. 7 'Berrighem'; all plates are numbered except the title print. Etching on laid paper, some with watermark of fool's cap, trimmed to plate mark, total: 100 x 110 mm ca.; state IV/7; Hollstein / Bartsch 49-56

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        Roma vetus ac recens vtriusque aedificijs ad eruditam cognitionem expositis auctore Alexandro Donato Senensi e Societate Iesu. Editio secunda correctior.

      Roma ex officina Philippi Rubej, 1648. Pp. (10), 404, (14). Piacevole legatura '800esca in piena pelle con filetto doratoi ai piatti e fregi a secco al dorso. Con 3 tavole f.t. e altre nel testo. Manca l'antiporta incisa. Bibl: S. Rossetti, Rome a bibliography from the invention of printing through 1899, I The guide books, Roma 2000, n. G742 - Choix 16839: «Ouvrage qui à coté de celui de Nardini "Roma antica" s'élève au dessus de toute la littérature topographique du siècle XVIIe ... il est encore utile de nos - Borroni II, 8013-2 - Schudt 738 - Bibliografia Gabburriana, Fonti citate nelle Vite di pittori di Francesco Maria Niccolò Gabburri, pag. 8.

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        Flora Danica. Det er: Dansk Urtebog: Vdi huilcken efter hans Kongl. Mayst. høylofligst Ihukommelse Christiani IV. Vor Allernaadigste Herris skriftlig Befalning til Facultatem Medicam, udi det Kongelig Universiteet Kiøbenhafn, icke alleeniste Vrternis Historiske Beskrifvelse, Krafter oc Virckninger,med ziirligste Figurer andragis: Men endocsaa Lægedomme til alle Siugdomme gafnlige, korteligen oc klarligen antegnis: Saa at den er baade en Urtebog oc Lægebog.

      Kiøbenhafn, Melchior Martzan/ Joachim Moltke og Jørgen Holst, 1648. 4to. 4 deler. 746 blad. Kobberstukket tittelblad. Kobberstukket portrett av forfatter . 4 kobberstukne plansjer som viser de fire årstider. 384 tresnitt av planter. 1700-talls helskinnbind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Litt sprukket i ytre falser. Lite klipp i tittelbladet fagmessig restaurert, ellers et fint eksemplar. Bibl. Dan. II, 188. Thesaurus Librorum Danicorum 589. . .

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        The set of various animals, the "Man's book" (complete set)

      - Complete set of prints designed by Nicolaes Berchem and published by Clement de Jonghe between 1648 and 1652. The set is titled: 'ANIMALIA / ad vivum delineate et aqua forti aeri / impressa / Studio et arte / NICOLAS BERCHEMI. / Clemendt de Jonge excud. Amst'. The set has been passed on through at least three collections without being dismembered: collection A. Artaria (1807-1893) [L. 33], Richard Jung (1911-1986) [L. 3791]; on the verso of each plate also another mark which remains at the moment unidenified. The title plate shows a shepherd sitting on the ground accompanied by a dog, whereas the others various animals: goats, rams, sheeps, mouflons and dogs. Some of the plates are signed: nr. 2 'Berrighem f.', nr. 4 'Berrighem f.', nr. 7 'Berrighem'; all plates are numbered except the title print. Etching on laid paper, some with watermark of fool's cap, trimmed to plate mark, total: 100 x 110 mm ca.; state IV/7; Hollstein / Bartsch 49-56

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        Apollonius cattus, oder Geometrischer Wegweiser. Zum Andern mahl revidirt und gemehret. 2 Teile. Kassel. Gentzsch für Schütz. 1646-47. (19 x 15,5 cm). (8) 102 S.; 62 S. Mit 29 (statt 30) gefalteten Kupfertafeln und zahlreichen schematischen Textholzschnitten. - Beigebunden: Georg Andreas Böckler. Compendium architecturae civilis, erster Theyl (alles Erschienene). Das ist kurtze unnd gründtliche Verfassung oder Bericht von der Bawkunst.

      Frankfurt Götz 1648 - (12) 66 (2) S. Mit 39 (statt 40) Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit. Zu I: Seltene zweite Ausgabe, hier erstmals um den zweiten Teil erweitert. - Das bedeutende Werk des hessischen Baumeisters und Mathematikers beschäftigt sich im ersten Teil überwiegend mit Kegel- und Zylinderschnitten sowie mit Verfahren zu deren Herstellung. Im zweiten Teil beschreibt er die Konstruktion von Sonnenuhren. Das reich illustrierte Werk enthält neben überwiegend geometrischen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen eine große gefaltete Kupfertafel mit dem vermutlich vom Verfasser entwickelten "Instrumentum conicum universale". - Die große Tafel mit kleinem Einriss im Falz. Teil zwei ohne die Tafel 4. - DSB 2, 419; VD17 23:233415A und 23:233417R. Zu II: Einzige Ausgabe dieses sehr seltenen und frühen Werks des bekannten Baumeisters und Ingenieurs, mit dem er an das Fachwissen und die Theorien aus der Zeit vor dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg anknüpfen wollte. Der vorliegende Band behandelt die Lehre von den Baumaterialien und den Säulenordnungen. Die Kupfer mit detaillierten Angaben zu den einzelnen Proportionsverhältnissen. - VD17 23:000410S. Durchgehend leicht gebräunt. Stellenweise gering wasserrandig. Vorsatz und erstes weißes Blatt mit kleinem Randausschnitt. Hinterer Deckel etwas fleckig. Kante des vorderen Deckels auf 2 cm aufgestoßen. Insgesamt schöner und gut erhaltener Band

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        The ROYALIST'S DEFENCE: Vindicating the King's Proceedings in the Late Warre Made Against Him.; Clearly Discovering, How and by what Impostures the Incendiaries of these Distractions have subverted teh knowne Law of the Land, the Protestant Religion, and reduced the people to unparallel'd Slavery. Veritas emerget Victrix

      (n. p.): Printed in the Yeare, 1648. 1st edition (Wing D138). Early brown full leather binding. No eps. General wear to binding, with chip to leather at top of spine. Fairfax bookplate. Age-toning to paper, and some thumbing throughout. An About VG copy.. [16], 142, [2 (including Errata)] pp. Head- tailpieces. 4to: A - V^4. 7-3/8" x 5-5/8" [18.7 cm x 14.5 cm]. "Sir Charles Dallison was an officer in the Royalist army during the English Civil War. He was also a serjeant-at-law and in 1648 he published an often cited work justifying his reasons for supporting the Royalist cause." 'The most expansive and cogently argued of all Royalist self-vindications'. In it he explains that he initially took up arms because of the Militia Ordinance which he considered an illegal act because the king did not give his royal assent to it. In the opinion of Dallison no new law can be passed without the assent of the king, so those who marched under the authority of the Militia Ordinance were committing high treason, and it was the duty of all loyal subjects to defend the king against those who break the law and commit high treason." From the library of a descendent of the famous Parliamentary military commander during the English Civil War.

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        The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts [etc.]. Wing C4930; ESTC R504744 [the edition identified in November, 2014, two copies located in ESTC]

      The rare, just identified second edition of Coke's exhaustive examination of English courts, comprising the fourth (and last) part of his famed Institutes, treating of King's Bench, Common Pleas, Chancery, Star Chamber and several dozen other courts. Contemporary blind ruled sheep, quite worn, rebacked, some browning, final blanks quite chipped, yet a sturdy copy; with the frontispiece portrait. Printed by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.

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        "The set of various animals, the ""Man's book"" (complete set).".

      "Complete set of prints designed by Nicolaes Berchem and published by Clement de Jonghe between 1648 and 1652. The set is titled: 'ANIMALIA / ad vivum delineate et aqua forti aeri / impressa / Studio et arte / NICOLAS BERCHEMI. / Clemendt de Jonge excud. Amst'. The set has been passed on through at least three collections without being dismembered: collection A. Artaria (1807-1893) [L. 33], Richard Jung (1911-1986) [L. 3791]; on the verso of each plate also another mark which remains at the moment unidenified. The title plate shows a shepherd sitting on the ground accompanied by a dog, whereas the others various animals: goats, rams, sheeps, mouflons and dogs. Some of the plates are signed: nr. 2 'Berrighem f.', nr. 4 'Berrighem f.', nr. 7 'Berrighem'; all plates are numbered except the title print. "."Etching on laid paper, some with watermark of fool's cap, trimmed to plate mark, total: 100 x 110 mm ca.; state IV/7; Hollstein / Bartsch 49-56 "

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        Le Trouvère Grand Opéra en quatre actes Représenté sur le Théâtre de l'Opéra Imperial Traducion Française de Mr. Emilien Pacini... Partition in 8o Piano et Chant Prix net 20f. [Piano-vocal score]

      Paris: Léon Escudier [PN L.E. 1648], 1857. First Edition, second issue of the revised version. Hopkinson 54B (citing two issues, the first of which is engraved and the second lithographed). Including ballet music newly-composed for the Paris production by Verdi to pp. 155-202. l trovatore, to a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano with additions by Leone Emanuele Bardare after Antonio García Gutiérrez's play El trovador, was first performed in Rome at the Teatro Apollo on January 19, 1853 and in a revised version (as La trouvère) in Paris at the Opéra on January 12, 1857. "Il trovatore, though without doubt one of the two or three most popular Verdi operas, has until recently fared rather badly with critics and commentators, mostly because of its unabashedly formalistic exterior in comparison with the works on either side of it, Rigoletto and La traviata. This attitude at last shows signs of changing, perhaps as our criteria for judging Verdi's musical dramas alter with time. Indeed, many of the most important stages in the critical rehabilitation of this opera have concentrated attention on just those aspects that were earlier castigated. The libretto, for example, with its immovable character types and 'unrealistic' stage action, has recently been seen as one of the work's great strengths, its economy of dramatic means and immediacy of language forming the perfect basis on which to build Verdian musical drama. Similarly, the extreme formalism of the musical language has been seen as serving to concentrate and define the various stages of the drama, above all channelling them into those key confrontations that mark its inexorable progress." "But if one trait can be singled out that best accounts for the opera's success, it is probably the sheer musical energy apparent in all the numbers. Time and again we find a relentless rhythmic propulsion in the accompaniment, and a tendency for the melodic lines to be forced into a restrictive compass, freeing themselves rarely but with consequent explosive power." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online.. Large octavo. Dark brown morocco-backed brown textured paper boards, upper with initials "C.G." gilt, spine with titling gilt. 1f. (recto title within decorative border incorporating the names of various Verdi operas, verso blank), Lithographed. Publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to lower outer corner of title. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped; front endpaper with small chip to outer edge. Slightly foxed.

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        INSTRUCCION SOBRE LA PESTE. DEL DOTOR MIGUEL MERCADO. TRADUXOLA DE LENGUA TOSCANA EN CASTELLANA DON BALTASAR VICENTE DE ALHAMBRA INFANZON, Y LA DEDICA A LOS ILUSTRISIMOS SEÑORES DIPUTADOS DEL REINO DE ARAGON.

      - Zaragoza. Imp. Diego Dormer. 1648. 14x10 cm. Portada facsimilada en papel de la época y otra portada manuscrita + 15 h. de Censura, dedicatoria, Décimas + 173 págs. + 5 h. de Tabla. 1 pequeño escudo heráldico. Margen superior un poco corto. Pleno pergamino a la romana de época. Una hoja de la dedicatoria, también manuscrita, caligrafía y tinta de la época. Edición muy rara en comercio. Solamente se conocen 4 ejemplares; 1 en la BN ( Sig. R/33763 ), 1 en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid ( Sig. BH MED 4522 ), 1 en la Universidad de Zaragoza ( Sig. 78-98 ) y otro en la Universidad de Navarra ( Sig. FA 139.340 ) . Palau, nº 1650529, la califica de rarísima . Salva, nº 2722, la reseña mal. Heredia no la conoció. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Prospettiva di fortificationi dell'ingegnere et capitano Girolamo Portigiani Fioren[tin]o : nella quale rimirando ciascheduno professore esperto dell'arte della militia, potrà in un subito come in uno specchio vedere tutto quello o quasi, che altrove alla lunga & del fabricare & del difendere & dell'espugnar fortezze

      Alla Pace si stampano per Gio. Giacomo de Rossi, In Roma 1648 - In-4 oblungo (235x185 mm.), frontespizio inciso + ritratto dell'autore racchiuso in uno scudo contornato da elementi architettonici baroccheggianti + 18 tavole incise (prevalentemente bastioni). Legatura in mezza pelle della prima metà del secolo XIX, dorso liscio con titolo inciso in oro su tassello, piatti marmorizzati. Normali e lievi segni d'uso, due sbiadite macchiette alle prime due carte, ma bell'esemplare. Atlante fortificatorio assai importante, che testimonia del grado di perfezione raggiunto dai procedimenti di carattere geometrico-matematico intesi alla rappresentazione grafica su un piano dell'immagine di una figura dello spazio, proiettando cioè la stessa da un centro prospettico posto a una distanza finita. Questa elaborata tecnica doveva poter consentire di riconoscere facilmente su carta "come in uno specchio" (come recita il titolo) la figura dello spazio (il bastione), ed era perciò destinata (sempre come recita il titolo) a "soldati ma ancora a qualunque altra persona che o del disegno o delle mattematiche ed in particolare delle prospettive si dilettano". Girolamo Portigiani (1540- 1591), proveniente da un'antica famiglia di fonditori fiorentini, fu anch'egli "maestro di getti" oltre che architetto civile e militare e ingegnere idraulico al servizio del duca di Savoia Carlo Emanuele I. Questa sua opera, come è noto, è rarissima. Bibliografia: Riccardi, II, 312: "raro". Marini, pp. 94-95: (segnala 20 tavole). Manzi, 135. D'Ayala, p. 114. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Missale Romanum ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini restitutum. PII V. pontificis Max iussu editum et Clementis VIII

      Apud Cleras - Venetiis, 1648. LATINO 5 Esemplare in folio con legatura coeva in pelle verde con fregi e cornici dorate alle coperte e dorso, quest' ultimo con nervature. Segni di usura alle estremità frontespizio presente ma distaccato, alcuni fori di tarlo. Controguardie postume. Meraviglioso frontespizio inciso a tutta pagina con titolo in rosso e nero al centro. Tagli dorati, capilettara incisi, presenti richiami a fine pagina e segnatura fascicoli, testo in rosso e nero, numerose pagine di spartiti con testo, a fine volume alcune aggiunte tra cui Missae propriae sanctorum dell' Ex tipographia Orsiniana del 1821. Raro e particolareggiato USATO

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        The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts [etc.]. Wing C4930; ESTC R504744 [the edition identified in November, 2014, two copies located in ESTC]

      Printed by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London 1648 - Contemporary blind ruled sheep, quite worn, rebacked, some browning, final blanks quite chipped, yet a sturdy copy; with the frontispiece portrait The rare, just identified second edition of Coke's exhaustive examination of English courts, comprising the fourth (and last) part of his famed Institutes, treating of King's Bench, Common Pleas, Chancery, Star Chamber and several dozen other courts

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        La Biblioteca Aprosiana

      Manolessi. Two parts in one volume, 12mo (137x69 mm). (10), 733 [i.e. 683], (1 blank) pp. Roman and Italic type. With a frontispiece engraved by Giovanni Mattia Striglioni after Domenico Piola, showing the inside of a library with, on top, the coat-of-arms of Giovanni Niccolò Cavanna, dedicatee of the work and friend of the author. The second part opens with a separate title-page on p. 667. At l. C12r half-page woodcut illustration depicting an Egyptian stele. Contemporary green morocco, panels within gilt frame, richly decorated gilt spine with four raised bands and red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers. Reference notes in English by an eighteenth-century hand on the front flyleaves. A fine copy. RARE FIRST EDITION, financed by the dedicatee Giovanni Niccolò Cavanna and edited by Lorenzo Legati, of the catalogue of the first public library of Liguria, the Aprosiana Library, named after its founder, the Augustinian Friar Angelico Aprosio, and established in 1648 at the Augustinian monastery of Ventimiglia. The library contained over ten thousand volumes (cf. L. Gavazzi, Angelico Aprosio, la Biblioteca Aprosiana e il complesso di Sant'Agostino a Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, 2010). The work consists of a list of the collection supporters - the "Fautori" -, arranged in alphabetical order by first name. For each "Fautore", the author gives bio-bibliographical notes and describes the books donated by him to the library. In most cases the donor is also a writer or a scholar who gave to the library works of his own. The catalogue interrupts at the letter C. The continuation (up to letter M) remained unpublished and is known only in an autograph manuscript that Aprosio prepared for printing, which is today preserved at the University Library in Genoa. The second part of the volume contains the Biblioteca Aprosiana cantata by Pier Francesco Minozzi. The name of the author is concealed behind the pseudonym of Cornelio Aspasio Antivigilmi, actually Aprosio's anagram including also the name of his hometown, Ventimiglia. Angelico Aprosio entered the Augustinian order at the age of fifteen. He lived for a while in Genoa and Siena, before moving to Monte San Savino (1632-1634), where he taught philosophy and met the lifelong friend P.F. Minozzi. From there he moved back to Genoa in 1634. From 1637 to 1648 he was in Treviso and Venice, where he made the acquaintance of G. F. Loredan and Pietro Michiel, on whose libertine book Arte degli Amanti he wrote a commentary. Aprosio was also in touch with other learned scholars like L. Mancini, G. Scioppio, and L. Allacci. In 1647 he was invited by Giuliano Spinola, whose son was a pupil of Aprosio, to go back to Genoa. In 1648 he finally found a house for his already conspicuous library in the monastery of his order in Ventimiglia. In 1653 the library was officially recognized by Pope Innocent X, who issued a ban prohibiting the sale of any of its books, and was open to the public. In the following years, Aprosio dedicated himself to increasing the library, enlarging the monastery to host the volumes, and compiling the library catalogue. The library was partly dispersed in 1798 upon the arrival of the French troops and with the suppression of the Augustinian order. Part of the volumes ended up in the National Library of Genoa. In his last years Aprosio corresponded with G. Naudé, F. Redi, Gronovius, the cardinal Mazarin, and above all with Antonio Magliabechi. Aprosio died in 1681. La Biblioteca Aprosiana is also the most important source about his life (A. Asor-Rosa, Aprosio, Angelico, in: "Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani", III, 1961, s.v.). Melzi, I, p. 69; Brunet, I, 325; Peignot, 77..

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        Taciti Opera quae extant ex recensione a iusto lipsio postremum regentsita, 2 Bände in einem Buch. eiusque auctis emendatisque commentariis illustrata item c. velleius paterculus cum eiusdem iusti lipsi auctioribus notis, Iusti Lipsi Dispinctio Notarum Miranddulani condicis ad corn. Tacitum - Editio Ultima, C. Uelleius Paterculus cum Animaduersionibus Iusti Lipsi I, Quas Postermum Auxit et Emandauit.

      Antwerpiae, Es Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti., 1648 - 547, 31, 36, 84, 14 Seiten Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 6 Bünde, Kanten etwas berieben, guter Zustand Schlagworte: Antwerpen Cornellii la Gewicht in Gramm: 7550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Effectibus Magicis Libri Sex Ac de Nuce Maga Beneventana

      BENEVENTO: Per Franciscum Hieronymum Colligni, 1648. brossura. BUONO. 15 20,5. USATO

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        Antique Master Print-PEACE-SPAIN-LOW COUNTRIES-80 YEAR WAR-Hollar-1648

      - Antique Master Print, titled: 'Eigetlycke Afbeeldinghe ende Maniere van de publicatie van den Peys tusschen syne Mayesteyt den Coninck van Spagnien, ende de Heeren Staeten Generael van de Vereenichde Nederlanden ' - A large crowd gathered on the Grote Markt in Antwerp, when the peace between the Spaniards and the United Provinces / Netherlands was announced in 1648, which marked the end of the 8o year war. Etching on laid paper. Watermark: Foolscap L494. (=period) Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: Pennington 561, I (2), N.H. 994, I (2).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Wenzel Hollar' after own design. Vaclav Hollar, known in England as Wenceslaus or Wenceslas and in Germany as Wenzel Hollar (1607-1677), was a reknown Bohemian etcher, who lived in England for much of his life. He was born in Prague, and died in London, being buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster. His oeuvre is vast, but difficult to find in early impressions. Condition: Excellent, given age. Vertical fold near middle. A small tear in the lower left image corner, backed with contemporary paper. Margins cropped to the image edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: R-166 TPC The overall size is ca. 13 x 8.4 inch. The image size is ca. 13 x 8.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 33 x 21.4 cm. The image size is ca. 33 x 21.4 cm.

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        Het Verbont des Levens, Van Godt gemaeckt met Abraham ende sijnen zade, ende niet met de andere Volckeren, Ofte Ontdeckinge ende wederlegginge vande monstreuse opinien die desen aengaende drijft Iacob Batelier, in sijn valsch-genaemde Helder-Licht over Romeynen negen. Alwaer in het breede gehandelt wort van de natuere des genaden-verbonts, ende van de voor-rechten der Joden, ende van den staet dier volckeren die sonder woort godts in hare wegen wandelen, ende worden alsoo de fondamenten van sijne nieuw-bedachte verklaringe over Rom. 9. om-geworpen.

      Leyden, Hieronymus de Vogel 1648. (28) 945 (1) p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (Onder- en bovenkant rug missen een klein stukje perkament, onderste marge voorwerk wat teer, plaatselijk wormgaatjes in de marges, vochtvlekken door het gehele boekblok. Zeldzaam werk.).

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        De Effectibus Magicis Libri Sex Ac de Nuce Maga Beneventana

      Per Franciscum Hieronymum Colligni, 1648. LATINO 0,29 Seicentina in latino in edizione beneventana, rivestimento in tutta pergamena muta sul piatto, titoli a caratteri sciolti manoscritti sul dorso, segni del tempo e piccoli strappetti sulla coperta, data manoscritta sul piatto, annotazioni manoscritte sul foglio di guardia, parziale ex libris nel sottocoperta, frontespizio completo di notizie bibliografiche e tipografiche arricchito da marca tipografica zoomorfa in clipeo, pagina danneggiata nel suo margine superiore, capolettera filigranata in cornice, testo su colonna e a piena pagina, alcune pagine presentano fori e strappi, bel finalino figurato a caratteri neri, ulteriore segno manoscritto nell'ultima pagina USATO

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        The quack

      - Scene with a quack trying to sell his wares to several bystanders, a sick man lying on the ground next to him. A small market, houses and a church tower in the background. The group of figures is loosely inspired by the etching 'the quack' (1648) by Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685). Pen and brown ink and watercolours on velin, 252 x 252 mm. Within brown ink border. Top edge pasted on mount, small tear in upper left corner and left edge, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Allocutiones gymnasticae

      GUINIGGI, Vincenzo. Allocutiones gymnasticae. Venetiis, apud Balleonium, 1648. In - 16° antico, (mm. 115 x 75) piena pelle coeva, dorso e piani profusamente decorati in oro. (16), 424, (8) pp., e ff. bianchi. Frontespizio allegorico inciso in rame. Il Guiniggi di Lucca, entrò nella compagnia di Gesù nel 1601, insegnò retorica al Collegio romano, e fu destinato a continuare la storia della Compagnia dopo il P. Sacchini. Morì a Roma nel 1653. Sommervogel, III, 1941.

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        The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge; [bound with] The Holy State [and the Profane State]

      Cambridge: printed by Roger Daniel, and are to be sold by John Williams at the signe of the Crown in Pauls Church-yard, 1647 / 1648. Small Folio: [16], 286, [28, chronological table and index]pp, with additional engraved title page depicting the crusades and folding map of Palestine; [8],189 [124 mis-numbered 104], 200-394,435-510 (pagination is irregular, per ESTC Citation No. R6571, but text is continuous), with additional engraved title-page and 20 engraved portraits. The Profane State has separate title page, dated 1642. Contemporary full calf boards paneled in gilt, spine rebacked in period style with red morocco lettering piece gilt, marbled edges and end papers. A Fine copy, tightly bound, pages fresh and bright, with excellent impressions of the plates; minor marginal staining to first few leaves, repairs to explanatory leaf opposite first frontispiece. Pforzheimer 390 and 92 (for first editions). Lowndes 847 (citing this edition of The Holy State as "best"). Wither to Prior 386 and 387. Wing F2438 and F2444. Allibone, p. 643. The Holy War is the third edition, with re-engraved title page (Pforzheimer). The Holy State is the second edition, enlarged. Based on Fuller's extensive reading in medieval sources, The Holy War is the first modern history of the crusades in English. In his judgment, the Papacy, in waging them, had spent European lives and wealth for nothing more than a faraway plot of land and a few relics. The Holy State and The Profane State, Fuller's celebrated studies in virtue and vice--"the most popular and characteristic of all his books" (ODNB)--provides rule of conduct, offering as exemplars a rich collection of model characters, along with short biographies of historical figures from Queen Elizabeth and Sir Francis Drake to St. Augustine and Joan of Arc. Allibone calls it, "Perhaps . . . the best of his works; and certainly [it] displays to better advantage than any his original and vigorous powers of thinking." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Le rivolutioni di Napoli... con pienissimo ragguaglio d’ogni successo, e trattati secreti, e palesi

      presso Filippo Alberto conforme la copia di Venezia, 1648. 8vo (cm. 15,6), 206 pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca). Ancora aldina al frontis. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. Antica firma di appartenenza al frontis. e lieve brunitura della carta, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione (seconda?) di un anno successiva alla prima. Br. Libr., p. 400; non in Vinciana (’Tra i migliori libri sulla rivoluzione di Masaniello’) e in Lozzi che citano altre edizioni.

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        The quack

      Scene with a quack trying to sell his wares to several bystanders, a sick man lying on the ground next to him. A small market, houses and a church tower in the background. The group of figures is loosely inspired by the etching 'the quack' (1648) by Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685). Pen and brown ink and watercolours on velin, 252 x 252 mm. Within brown ink border. Top edge pasted on mount, small tear in upper left corner and left edge, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Funffzehende Schiffart Warhafftiger und zuvor nie erhorter bericht eines Engelischen welcher mit einem Schiff die Auffart genandt in Cambaia

      The second edition of Hulsius's German translation from the 1612 edition. 4to. Engraved fignette on the title. Modern boards. 75pp. Franckfurt, Le Blon,

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        Missale Romanum ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilij Tridentini restitutum. PII V. pontificis Max iussu editum et Clementis VIII

      Apud Cleras - Venetiis, 1648. rilegato. BUONO. 28 40,5. USATO

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        1648 1st ed Francis Bacon Sylva Sylvarum New Atlantis Philosophy Opium Healing

      Lvg. Batavor : Apud Franciscum Hackium, 1648. First edition. - 1648 1st ed Francis Bacon Sylva Sylvarum New Atlantis Philosophy Opium Healing “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” Francis Bacon Francis Bacon, one of the most famous English philosophers and scientists of the Renaissance. While most of his work deals with discovery, scientific method, and the scientific revolution, he did lean strongly toward Puritanism in his personal devotion. This book ‘Sylva Sylvarum’ with ‘Novus Atlas’ is a famous set of philosophical treatises covering topics such as medical treatments for prolonged life and preservation of youth by using opium! Bacon wrote this book as a collection of miscellaneous topics – others include ancient wisdom and secrets. This Latin translation was edited by Jacob Gruter and includes a preface by William Rawley. Rawley, Bacon’s secretary, decided to add the unfinished but fascinating ‘New Atlantis’ to the end of this printing of ‘Sylva’. In 1648, both Elzevier and Hackiana published examples of this work; however, Hackiana decided to re-engrave the illustrated title page. Item number: #1228 Price: $599 BACON, Francis Fr. Baconis de Verulamio sylva sylvarum, sive Hist. naturalis (nunc Latio transscripta a Iacobo Grutero), et Novus Atlas (cum præfatione W. Rawley) Lvg. Batavor : Apud Franciscum Hackium, 1648. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [1], [34], 612, [47]; 87 • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure • Language: Latin • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1228 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EIKON BASILIKE The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

      [London], 1648. Early edition (Madan 21; Almack 15; Wing E-270). Full red morocco leather binding (18th C?) with elaborate gilt decorative stamping to front & rear boards; raised spine bands; gilt stamped title in second compartment & gilt stamped decorations in the remainder. AEG. Gilt dentelles. Marbled eps. Binding with minor signs of use & wear. Recent bookseller notes to preliminary blank, with modern London bookseller ticket to front blank. Frontis is a touch grubby and shows a tiny bit of edge chipping. Title leaf floated, with period signatures of Robert Bridge and Joseph MacIntyre. H2 with small hole along gutter. Pale staining to margins (heavier to first half of the volume). Tiny worm run to edge of first couple of leaves, and some tiny runs to margins in places. Scattered pale marginal foxing. Withal, a handsome VG+ copy of this title.. [4], 302, [16] pp. Numerous mispaginations throughout. Double-page engraved frontispiece by William Marshall, "designed for this edition". [Madan]. 8vo: A - U^8 (D1 mis-signed as E1) ^4 (a)^4. 6-1/4" x 3-13/16" (16 cm x 9.7 cm). A lovely copy of this famous Royalist publication, purporting to be the memoirs of the recently executed King. So controversial was it that Parliament commissioned an answer with John Milton's Eikonoklastes. Milton was the first to cast doubt on its authorship, and Madan's New Bibliography of the Eikon Basilike demonstrated that while Dr. John Gauden was the author, he worked closely from Charles' manuscripts.

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        Mercure armorial, enseignant les principes & élémens du blazon des armoiries, selon l'ordre & les termes qui se pratiquent en cette science. Enrichy d'un bon nombre de figures enluminées de couleurs propres pour l'intelligence du livre. Œuvre curieux & nécessaire pour introduire la noblesse dans la connoissance des armes.

      Paris, Alexandre Lesselin, 1648, pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné. -Petite restauration avec du papier de l'époque dans la marge ext. de 1 f. sans atteinte du texte, petites mouillures claires dans la marge ext. du dernier tiers des ff.-Bel exemplaire. - petit in-4 de 1 titre frontispice-(12)-187 pp. + 13 pp. ch. à nouveau 170 à 182 ; Les lettrines, bandeaux et très nombreux blasons gravés sur bois sont coloriés (au pochoir) à l'époque, comme dans tous les exemplaires.Edition originale. Très rare.Saffroy 2148 (collation erronée)."Joli livre illustré d'agréable façon. Première édition fort rare." (Saffroy).Traité fondamental qui contribua à la normalisation des règles héraldiques au XVIIe siècle.

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        Biblia Sacra. Vulgate (Vulgatae) Editionis Sixti V. Pont. Max. Ivssv Recognita atque edita.

      Venetiis, Apud Iuntas et Baba (Venedig, Tommaso Giunta II., Erben u. Francesco Baba) 1648. 8°. Gest. Titelbl., 9 nn. Bll. (von 10), 936 S., 24 nn. Bll., mit Initialen, Text- u. Schlussvignetten, sow. zahlr. Holzschnittillustrationen. Gut erhaltener jüngerer Halblederband, Zierlinien u. Beschriftung am Rücken goldgeprägt, Einbanddeckel mit Kiebitzpapier überzogen, Vorsatz erneuert, Buchschnitt buntgesprenkelt, gering bestoßen u. berieben. Anfangssblätter wasserrandig, teilw. im Innenfalz fachgerecht restauriert, Kupfertitel mit festem Blatt hinterklebt, Seiten sonst nur leicht gebräunt und fast fleckenlos. Mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand am gestochenen Titelblatt (de Bosizio Alessandro) u. einem Eigentumsstempel am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt avers (Alexander von Bosizio zu Thurnberg). \"Caxton Exhibition. Bibles 118,1125. OCLC 311720029 (Bibelsammlung der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek) - schön gestaltete venezianische Bibel des 17. Jh. mit Kupfertitel und mehr als zweihundert aussagekräftigen Textholzschnitten. Das Titelblatt wurde von Giacomo Pecini (auch Piccini; um 1617-1669) gestochen (Vgl. Nagler. Monogrammisten IV,835). Nicht im Österreichischen Bibliotheksverbund und bei NUC. Die fehlenden Seiten (Praefatio ad Lectorem) liegen in Kopie bei.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Heilige Schrift, Religion, Christentum, Katholizimus, Holzschnitt, Illustration, Italien

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        Funffzehende Schiffart: Warhafftiger und zuvor nie erhorter bericht eines Engelischen welcher mit einem Schiff die Auffart genandt in Cambaia.

      1648 - The second edition of Hulsius's German translation from the 1612 edition. 4to. Engraved fignette on the title. Modern boards. 75pp. Franckfurt, Le Blon, 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, 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. Church 307. cf.Howgego, C211; Penrose (Travel & Discovery in the Renaissance), p324.; Parker ( Books to Build an Empire ) p181 et sec.; Mendelssohn, p.388. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra. Vulgate (Vulgatae) Editionis Sixti V. Pont. Max. Ivssv Recognita atque edita.

      Venetiis, Apud Iuntas et Baba (Venedig, Tommaso Giunta II., Erben u. Francesco Baba) 1648. - Caxton Exhibition. Bibles 118,1125. OCLC 311720029 (Bibelsammlung der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek) - schön gestaltete venezianische Bibel des 17. Jh. mit Kupfertitel und mehr als zweihundert aussagekräftigen Textholzschnitten. Das Titelblatt wurde von Giacomo Pecini (auch Piccini; um 1617-1669) gestochen (Vgl. Nagler. Monogrammisten IV,835). Nicht im Österreichischen Bibliotheksverbund und bei NUC. Die fehlenden Seiten (Praefatio ad Lectorem) liegen in Kopie bei. 8°. Gest. Titelbl., 9 nn. Bll. (von 10), 936 S., 24 nn. Bll., mit Initialen, Text- u. Schlussvignetten, sow. zahlr. Holzschnittillustrationen. Gut erhaltener jüngerer Halblederband, Zierlinien u. Beschriftung am Rücken goldgeprägt, Einbanddeckel mit Kiebitzpapier überzogen, Vorsatz erneuert, Buchschnitt buntgesprenkelt, gering bestoßen u. berieben. Anfangssblätter wasserrandig, teilw. im Innenfalz fachgerecht restauriert, Kupfertitel mit festem Blatt hinterklebt, Seiten sonst nur leicht gebräunt und fast fleckenlos. Mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand am gestochenen Titelblatt (de Bosizio Alessandro) u. einem Eigentumsstempel am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt avers (Alexander von Bosizio zu Thurnberg).

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        Gesamtansicht

      - Kupferstich v. Merian n. Ioh. Hermann R.V., 1648, 23 x 34

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        Antiquitatum veronensium libri VIII. Nunc primum in lucem editi variisq. iconibus et antiquis inscriptionibus locupletati.

      Paolo Frambotti, Padova 1648 - In Folio (mm 375x260); pagg. (18), 244, (12). Assai ricco l'apparato iconografico con 34 tavole incise finemente in rame, di cui 32 fuori testo. Fra le splendide tavole in fresca impressione, il prospetto del Teatro Romano e la magnifica tavola con la pianta della citt?, ripiegate pi? volte, il territorio Veronese, le due tavole ichnografiche, la veduta dell'Anfiteatro, la Naumachia, la stupenda veduta del Colle di San Pietro da ponte Nuovo, tutte su doppio foglio, alcune riprese dal pittore veronese Giovanni Caroto e dall'umanista Torello Sarayna, incise da F. Huret e Giovanni Georgi; riporta inoltre i ritratti di Fracastoro e Montano; le restanti tavole raffigurano prevalentemente reperti archeologici romani. Splendido frontespizio architettonico con figure allegoriche, il leone di San Marco che campeggia al centro sopra il timpano (a significare la dominazione veneziana) e una pianta della citt? nella predellina in basso; ritratto dell'autore sempre entro fregio architettonico. Il raffinato apparato iconografico di quest'opera accompagna la storia della citt? e dei veronesi illustri.Piena pelle coeva con titolo su tassello in oro al dorso con nervi. Magnifici capolettera e testatine istoriate con decori fitomorfi e grottesche, incise in silografia. Folio (mm 375x260); pagg. (18), 244, (12). With 34 plates engraved in copper engraved by incise F. Huret and Giovanni Georgi. Among the plates, the famous prospect of the roman theatre after the original by Caroto, famous veronese painter, the large plan of the town, the map of the territory after Forlani and Ortelius, the view of the castle from ponte nuovo, the plan of the Arena, the naumachia, a ship battle in the Arena (all double) and many others single sheet architectural engravings, with the portraits of Panvinio, Fracastoro e Montano.Original calf binding wit title on label on spine. Some water stains in outer margins at beginning and end, otherwise a fine copy. Binding somewhat soiled and worn with conservative restorations.Prima edizione della pi? bella opera sulle antichit? della citt? di Verona. L'opera rimase inedita fino al 1647, questa tiratura non Ë che una successiva emissione della prima con qualche lieve modifica in corso di stampa; fu ripubblicata altre due volte, nel 1658 e 1668. La presentazione del tipografo Paolo Frambotti esplica le vicende della pubblicazione dell'opera per impulso delle autorit? civiche veronesi come atto di omaggio al loro concittadino per questa sua "posthuma proles", affidata dapprima alla cura di Paolo Malaspina e Marco Antonio Clodio, ai quali si aggiunsero successivamente altri.L'autore (Verona 1530 - Palermo 1568) erudito agostiniano, trasferitosi a Roma giovanissimo, dopo i primi studi ecclesiastici eseguiti nella sua citt?, dedicÚ le sue indagini allo studio delle antichit? romane, acquistando grande fama. Pio IV lo nominÚ revisore alla Biblioteca Vaticana. Tra le sue opere di notevole interesse, oltre alle Antiquitatum veronensium, anche i Commentarii ai Fasti (1558), i Commentarii ai Trionfi, i Comizi imperiali, ecc. Le schede manoscritte da Panvinio, conservate alla Bibl. Vaticana, sono preziose fonti sui monumenti romani, oltre a notevoli testimonianze sul suo metodo critico: egli infatti confrontava le fonti storiche con quelle artistiche. Bell'esemplare con qualche traccia di umidit? ai margini delle prime carte e delle ultime. Legatura con qualche intervento di restauro conservativo.Cicognara 4059: "Opera insigne per la cura con cui sono illustrati i monumenti della citt?". storia locale.

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        La philosophie des Anges contenant l'art de se rendre les bons esprits familiers. Avec l'histoire de S. Raphaël; oeuvre nécessaire à tous ceux qui aspirent à la vie angélique.

      Lyon, Pierre Compagnon, 1648, pet. in 8°, de 8 ff-332 pp., 1 f. contenant l'alphabet de caractères apportés par l'Ange Raphaël, et 1 f. d'approbation, vignette au titre en taille-douce qui évoque le Sacré-Coeur de Jésus, pl. vélin souple époque, titre à la plume au dos, bon exemplaire. Rarissime ouvrage de ce mystique et kabbaliste célèbre, professeur de chirurgie à Lyon. Il indique ici toutes les pratiques nécessaires à concilier aux hommes les faveurs bienveillantes des entités des mondes supérieurs. Des chiffres et des anges; le moyen de devenir ange; comment s'en faire aimer; vertus de certains noms; de l'exorcisme; des dix noms sacrés; du chiffre de l'ange gardien, etc... A la fin de l'ouvrage se trouve le formulaire d'une association à Saint-Raphaël dans lequel l'auteur s'engage à: "enseigner le moyen bref et certain... d'acquérir la science universelle nécessaire par la connoissance de l'homme et de tout ce qui est au monde, qui peut servir à sa conservation, en donnant clairement et au long par une instruction familière, la clef des secrets contenus sommairement en l'art du Pentagone..." ¶ Dorbon 3068 "Ouvrage d'une excessive rareté". - Caillet 7499 "Précieux ouvrage dont on ne connait que de rares exemplaires" - Manque à Guaïta.

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        Carta del P. Juan Gonzalez Chaparro de la Compañia de Jesus, y de la Vice Provincia de Chile, para el P. Alonso de Ovalle y del Manzano, de la misma Compañia, Procurador General en Roma, en que le da cuenta del lastimoso suceso del terremoto que huvo en la ciudad de Santiago de Chile en Indias

      First edition. An exceedingly rare imprint giving news of the earthquake that shook and destroyed Santiago de Chile, in May 1647, dated from Lima, 13 June, 1647, from where Gonzalez Chaparro wrote to Father Ovalle, to provide him with news of the natural disaster. Poetically, the author states that tears instead of ink, would a more suitable material to write these sad news. "Primera edición" (Medina). The imprint was translated into French, under the title "Relation de l'horrible tremblement, qui a ruyné ... la florissante Cité de S. Jaques de Chile", in the same year. Father Ovalle (1601 - 1651) was one of Chile´s most prominent historians, he author a rare relation of the Peace achieved with the Araucanian Indians, and the foremost history of Chile up the first half of the 17th century "Historia relacion del Reyno de Chile" (1646). The earthquake happened two years after the publication of Ovalle´s work, so this is probably the earliest extant report of the natural disaster, an event of great magnitude for the history of the region. Very rare, we find only 4 institutional copies, none have appeared in the market or for auction. Medina, Biblioteca hispano-chilena, 123. Palau, 105269.

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        A treatise of the safe, internal use of cantharides in the practice of physick.London, Jeffrey Wale, John Isted, 1706. 8vo. 19th-century tanned half sheepskin, tree-marbled paper sides.

      Blake, p. 187; ESTC T64914; for the author: Cook, "Groenevelt, Joannes (bap. 1648, d. 1715/16)", in: ODNB (online ed.). First English edition of a treatise on the medicinal use of Spanish Fly ( Lytta vesicatoria, traditionally classified in the family Canthardiae). Joannes Groenevelt (1648-1715/16)) was a Dutch-born physician, practising in London from 1675 on. Greenfield strongly advocated the use of Spanish fly, primarily for the treatment of gout and bladder and kidney diseases. One of his patients accused him of malpractice and Groenvelt was fined and sent to Newgate prison, but obtained permanent freedom through William III's general pardon in 1691. He published the present treatise on the use of Spanish fly as a vindication of his methods. It includes a laudatory poem by Bernard Mandeville, detailed descriptions of the various medicinal uses of Spanish fly, followed by medical observations and several recipes. In good condition, waterstain in lower margin, some browning. Boards slightly browned.

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        The adventures of (Mr T. S.) an English merchant, taken prisoner by the Turks of Argiers, and carried into the inland countries of Africa.London, Moses Pitt [printed by William Wilson?], 1670. Small 8vo. Blind- and gold-tooled calf (ca. 1800).

      Cox I, p. 362; Playfair, Algeria 155; Playfair, Morocco 244; Wing S152. First edition of an extraordinary account of an English merchant mariner's capture by Barbary pirates in or soon after 1648 and his subsequent adventures as a slave in Algeria. It is presented as an authentic journal of T[homas?] S[mith?], posthumously prepared for the press by his friend A. Roberts. The author is certainly well-informed on the Ottomans in Africa and his story may be partly based on true events, but many of the details are clearly fantasy, with monstrous beasts and people turned to stone, in addition to tall tales of his own adventures. In the story he sets off from the Thames in the Hamburg merchant ship Sancta Maria in July 1648 and the ship is captured by Barbary pirates soon after. As a slave under numerous masters the author tricks his way into employment as cook to the King of Algiers, is then demoted to keeper of the King's bath and secretly fathers a daughter with one of the King's wives. After an unsuccessful stint as a gardener's assistant he journeys in the service of an Ottoman officer, collecting tribute money with the Algerian army, and offers his services as an advisor to the Ottoman governor of Tlemcen (northwest Algeria). With an owner's initials, manuscript bookplates and library stamps. In good condition, very slightly browned and with a small chip at the head of two leaves, affecting only the page numbers. First edition of an English merchant's marvellous adventures in Ottoman Africa.

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        Historis Journael van de Voyage Gedaen met 3 Schepen uyt Zeelant naer D'Oost-Indien onder het beleyt van den commandeur Joris van Spilbergen... Als meede Beschryvinge vande Tweede Voyage ghedaen met 12 Schepen na d'Oost-Indien onder den admirael Steven vander Hagen

      Amsterdam: Joost Hartgers, 1648. Small quarto, woodcut on title and double-page engraved plate with six vignette illustrations; very faint staining to top corner of some 20 leaves; an excellent copy in contemporary half vellum. Very rare: this Amsterdam printing of two Dutch East Indies Company voyage accounts includes one of remarkably few surviving printed records of Willem Jansz and the Duyfken.This is the fifth edition of this account of Joris van Spilbergen's voyage, first published in 1604. This is, however, the first edition to contain the important supplementary account of the Van der Hagen voyage (see below), which was also the first stage of the Duyfken voyage. It is the only separately published edition of any account of the Van der Hagen voyage - and thus the only separately published record of the voyage that would culminate in the first authenticated sighting of the coast of Australia.The first part of the book deals with Joris van Spilbergen's voyage to Sri Lanka, which was sent out by a group of Zealand merchants in 1601 and successfully established the first trading link between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. His fleet of three ships visited the Cape of Good Hope and then sailed directly to Sri Lanka, where Spilbergen negotiated with the king of Kandy, promising military assistance against the Portuguese. The narrative of the voyage includes a record of daily events and considerable material on life and customs in Sri Lanka. Earlier editions of Spilbergen's account appeared in Delft in 1604 (several issues) and 1605, and in Amsterdam in 1617. The text also appeared in several of the voyage anthologies that the Dutch made a habit of publishing including Commelin's Begin ende Voortangh of 1645, Hartgers's Oost-Indische Voyagien of 1648 and Saeghman's Verscheyde Oost-Indische Voyagien of 1663-70. The Hartgers anthology appearance is the same as the present volume, which with its own title-page was intended for separate publication as here as well as for inclusion in the compendium volume. This was not the case with the appearance of the text in the Commelin anthology, the various components of which were not separately published and did not have separate title-pages (Tiele, pp. 158-9).Of greater note is that this was the first edition of the Spilbergen account to contain the final 34 pages (it was also the last to do so as the publisher Hartgers dropped it from his subsequent edition of 1652). These pages contain an account of Steven van der Hagen's voyage of 1603, the first voyage sent out to the East entirely under the auspices of the Dutch East India Company or VOC.Van der Hagen sailed in December 1603 with twelve armed vessels taking about 1200 men, with instructions to attack Portuguese trading ports in India, to take Malacca, and to remove the Spanish from the Moluccas. One of these twelve ships was the Duyfken.Van der Hagen and his fleet reconnoitred the west coast of India, concluding a treaty of friendship at Calicut, and then visited several ports of the Malabar coast and Sri Lanka, and anchored for a while at Acheh. They then sailed for Bantam and continued to the Banda Islands. One ship was sent to the Coromandel coast to pick up cargo; it returned to Bantam where it took on supplies to be delivered in the Moluccas.From the Bandas, Van der Hagen proceeded to Amboina, which he took from the Portuguese in February 1605, followed by a successful siege of Spanish positions on Tidore. Van der Hagen subsequently returned to Bantam, where he took on a substantial cargo. In September 1605 the fleet, without the Duyfken and the Delft - both of which stayed in the East Indies - sailed for Holland.The surviving record of Van der Hagen's voyage is very slender. A four-page announcement of his early victories appeared in Rotterdam in 1606 (Tiele 147). A large broadside engraving and text on a single sheet published in Amsterdam in 1606 also celebrated naval victories. An abridged account appears in Hulsius's collection (volume 9, 1606) and in De Bry's anthology Petits Voyages of 1607. Nothing further appeared in print until Commelin's voyage anthology Begin ende Voortangh of 1645.This Hartgers edition, therefore, is the only separately published account of the voyage itself (as opposed to early "news" reports of victories).The Duyfken, now a very familiar ship to us from the reconstruction built to great publicity in the 1990s, makes her simple appearance in the list of the ships with which Van der Hagen's account begins: number 6 of the fleet of 12 is "Het Duyfken, groot 150, lasten/Schipper Willem Iansz" (p. 63).

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        Le ministre d'estat avec le veritable usage de la politique moderne

      S.l.|[Leyde] ;|Amsterdam: S.n.|[Elzevier]|chez Antoine Michiels|(Elzevier), 1648. Fine. S.n. [Elzevier] chez Antoine Michiels (Elzevier), S.l. [Leyde] ; Amsterdam 1651, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. pet. in 12 (7,5x12,5cm), (16) 392pp. et 520pp. (7) et (12) 488pp. (9), relié. - Rare meeting of the three parts of the Minister of estat having appeared separately. The first part appeared for the first time in Paris, at the Toussaint Bray in 1631, the second and third, respectively, appeared in 1643 and 1651 by the same publisher and were subsequently reversed by Elsevier. Make the sphere on the title pages of the three volumes. Full blue morocco night late nineteenth signed Cuzin for the first two volumes, I hit the figure Mr. spine Jansenist nerves to date with tail. Inner lace, gilt edges. Caps with light rubbing. The third volume is long grain morocco 1830. spine smooth fillets with cold irons and rollers cold. Cold boards hit 2 wheels framing. Gilt edges. A thin stripe in the lower flat. The third volume is slightly larger and thicker than the first two, the paper is stronger, the Amsterdam Elzevier not imprinted in the same way. Beautiful examples (the first two copies are slightly darker back). Silhon Jean (1596-1667) was first secretary of Richelieu before moving State Councillor. Over entirely devoted to Richelieu, The Minister of State is a political reflection that provides a flattering portrait of the regime established by Richelieu. The three volumes contain numerous historical studies and an overall reflection on the power, alliances and diplomacy. Bayle "unquestionably one of the strongest and most judicious writers of his century." Bookplate 'liber libro' lion holding a crown for the first two volumes. Third volume: bookplate weapons of Georges Montandon. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare réunion des trois parties du Ministre d'estat ayant paru séparément. La première partie parut pour la première fois à Paris, chez Toussaint du Bray, en 1631, les seconde et troisième parurent respectivement en 1643 et 1651 chez le même éditeur et furent reprises ultérieurement par les Elzevier. Marque à la sphère sur les pages de titre des trois volumes. Reliure en plein maroquin bleu nuit fin XIXe signé Cuzin pour les deux premiers volumes, frappés au chiffre I M. Dos à nerfs janséniste avec date en queue. Dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées. Coiffes avec légers frottements. Le troisième volume est en maroquin à grains longs vers 1830. Dos lisse avec filets à froid, fers et roulettes à froid. Plats frappés à froid de 2 roulettes d'encadrement. Tranches dorées. Une mince rayure au plat inférieur. Le troisième volume est légèrement plus grand et plus épais que les deux premiers, son papier est plus fort, les Elzevier d'Amsterdam n'imprimaient pas de la même façon. Très beaux exemplaires (les deux premiers exemplaires ont le dos légèrement plus foncés). Jean Silhon (1596-1667) fut tout d'abord secrétaire de Richelieu avant de passer Conseiller d'Etat. Tout entier dévoué à Richelieu, Le ministre d'état est une réflexion politique qui dresse un portrait flatteur du régime mis en place par Richelieu. Les trois tomes contiennent de nombreuses études historiques et une réflexion d'ensemble sur le pouvoir, les alliances et la diplomatie. Bayle « sans contredit l'un des plus solides et des plus judicieux auteurs de son siècle ». Ex libris 'liber libro' lion tenant un écu pour les deux premiers volumes. Troisième volume : ex libris aux armes de Georges Montandon.

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        De vermaarde reizen van de heer Vincent Le Blanc van Marsilien, die hy sedert d'ouderdom van veertien jaren, tot aan die van zestig, in de vier delen des werrelts gedaan heeft ...Amsterdam, Jan Hendricksz. Boom, Jan Rieuwertsz., 1654. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved title-page and 7 engraved plates. 19th-century boards.

      Borba de Moraes I, p. 460; Sabin 39592; STCN (9 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 647. First Dutch edition and first illustrated edition in any language of a colourful account of the author's travels through Persia (Iran), Arabia, Burma (Myanmar), the East Indies, and in the second part Morocco, Guinea, the African interior, the Cape, Constantinople (Istanbul), the Middle East, North and South America and even China. It was first published in French as Les voyages fameux (Paris, 1648) and here translated by Jan Hendrik Glazemaker (1620-1682). Le Blanc (ca. 1553-ca. 1633), born in Marseille, took to sea for the Middle East at age fourteen and sailed all over the world for 64 years. His stories, a mixture of his genuine experiences with fantasy, were revised for the press by Pierre Bergeron. He and the author present them in an entertaining manner.With two bookplates. An occasional very faint spot or slight browning, but otherwise in fine condition. A feast for the armchair traveller.

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        A treatise of the safe, internal use of cantharides in the practice of physick.London, Jeffrey Wale, John Isted, 1706. 8vo. 19th-century tanned half sheepskin, tree-marbled paper sides.

      - Blake, p. 187; ESTC T64914; for the author: Cook, "Groenevelt, Joannes (bap. 1648, d. 1715/16)", in: ODNB (online ed.). First English edition of a treatise on the medicinal use of Spanish Fly (Lytta vesicatoria, traditionally classified in the family Canthardiae). Joannes Groenevelt (1648-1715/16)) was a Dutch-born physician, practising in London from 1675 on. Greenfield strongly advocated the use of Spanish fly, primarily for the treatment of gout and bladder and kidney diseases. One of his patients accused him of malpractice and Groenvelt was fined and sent to Newgate prison, but obtained permanent freedom through William III's general pardon in 1691. He published the present treatise on the use of Spanish fly as a vindication of his methods. It includes a laudatory poem by Bernard Mandeville, detailed descriptions of the various medicinal uses of Spanish fly, followed by medical observations and several recipes. In good condition, waterstain in lower margin, some browning. Boards slightly browned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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