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        De calceo antiquo, Et Jul(ius) Nigronus De caliga veterum. EA. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Amsterdam, Andreas Frisius, 1667. - 6 Bl., 345 S., 15 Bl. (letztes weiß), Titel, 213 S. 7 Bl. Mit gest. Titel, 2 gest. Titelvignetten (erste auf dem Kopf stehend), 21 Kupfertafeln und 5 gefalteten Kupfern. 16°. Pergament d. Z. mit 5 durchzogenen Bünden und hs. Rückentitel. Gering gebräunt und fleckig; Klebereste eines Bibl.-Schildes am Rücken; Drucktitel mit Ausriß (Textverlust), hinterlegt und hs. der originalen Vorlage nachempfunden; im vorderen Bug angeplatzt, aber fest. Trotz der Mängel ein reizendes Bändchen. Jöcher I, 734f kolportiert, Benedict Balduin (oder Benoît Baudouin, Lebensdaten unbekannt) sei ein Schustersohn aus Amiens und selbst gelernter Schuster gewesen, womit er als Mann vom Fach für dieses Thema prädestiniert wäre; nach seiner Karriere als Rektor des Kollegium in Troye und Maître de l'Hotel-Dieu in Amiens wandte er sich dann der Theologie zu. Eine deutsche Ausgabe seiner Schrift über das Schuhwerk des Altertums erschien erst 1733 in Leipzig, hg. in Latein von Jöcher. Behandelt und gezeigt wird Schuhzeug aller Art bei Soldaten, Sportlern, Schauspielern, Päpsten etc. für den Alltags- wie Festtagsgebrauch sowohl am Menschen (Bein) wie auch für sich. Lipperheide Bc5; Gruys/de Wolf 66 (zum Drucker Andreas Fries, tätig 1659-75). LA

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Poemata cum Commentariis Joh. Min-Ellii. Praemisso Aldi Manutii de Metris Horatianis Tactatu, & adjuncto Indice Rerum ac Verborum locupletissimo.

      ( In lateinischer Sprache mit einigen griechischen Zeilen ) Das Titelblatt mit Holzschnitt-Vignette, die ersten 4 Seiten der Dedication aus einer jüngeren Ausgabe von 1667 eingefügt, hierauf folgen 3 n.n. Blätter *De Metris Horatianis tractatis, 564 Seiten ( es fehlen die Seiten 337 340 ), 33 n.n. Blätter Index. Pappband der Zeit mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt, Klein8 ( 13 x 8,5 cm ). Von eher schlechter Erhaltung: Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, Bindung stärker gelockert. Innen sind die ersten 4 Seiten der Dedication durch offenbar dieselben Seiten einer jüngeren Ausgabe in alter Zeit ersetzt worden ( mit Druckdatum Roterodami Idibus Novemb. 1667 ), ob die übrigen alten Seiten *De Metris Horatianis * mit 3 n.n. Blättern so vollständig sind kann ich leider nicht entscheiden. Im Text sind bis auf die Seiten 337 340 alle Seiten vollständig. Das umfangreiche Index-Register mit 33 n.n. Blättern scheint vollständig zu sein. Das Titelblatt stark gebräunt, beschädigt ( und in alter Zeit offenbar restauriert ) mit Randläsionen, angeknickt, angestaubt. Seiten teils etwas angestaubt, fingerfleckig, teils angeknickt, teils eselsohrig. Wenige Seiten mit Wurmloch unter kleinem Buchstabenverlust, Die eingefügten ersten Seiten der Dedication zum Innenfalz hin geklebt sowie teils mit Randeinrissen. Einige Seiten lose bzw. stark gelockert, einige Seiten mit Randläsionen. Auf den Buchinnendeckeln Notizen von sehr alter Hand in verblaßter Tinte, desgleichen im Text Marginalien und Randnotizen, Anstriche und Unterstreichungen von sehr alter Hand in verblasster Tinte. ( Gewicht 300 Gramm )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Le grand atlas ou Cosmographie blaviane, en laquelle est exactement descritte la terre, la mer et le ciel.Neufuieme volume de la geographie blauiane contenant lÕItalie qui est le XVI livre de lÕEurope.

      Amsterdam, chez Jean Blaeu, 1667, volume in imperial folio (cm. 54 x 35) legatura originale in piena pergamena con unghie, titoli e impressioni a secco e dorate ai piatti ed al dorso, tagli dorati, bella incisione calcografica colorata a mano al frontespizio e bellissimo antiporta incisa in rame colorata a mano, pp. 206-(2) comprendenti 60 bellissime carte geografiche incise in rame e colorate a mano (tutte a doppia pagina tranne Isola dÕElba a mezza pagina e Territorio Cremasco ad una pagina). Qualche leggera bruniturea ma ottimo esemplare, completo delle due carte dÕindice, in fine. LÕindice delle carte cita erroneamente la presenza alla pagina 86 de ÒLa description de la DuchŽ de Venise en italien DogadoÓ ma sono presenti solo pagine di testo tutte perfettamente numerate in sequenza. Strappo da ripararsi, senza perdite, alla piegatura centrale della pagina 29 corrispondente alla carta ÒRiviere de GenesÓ. Riparazione allÕangolo bianco inferiore a sinistra della pagina 40 ÒDuche de MantueÓ senza perdite di testo.

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        Synopsis optica, in qua illa omnia quae ad opticam, dioptricam, catoptricam pertinent, id est, ad triplicem radium visualem directum, refractum, reflexum breviter quidem, accurate tamen demonstrantur.

      Lyon: Horace Boissat & Georges Remeus, 1667. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (223 x 159 mm). [8], 246 pp., including 6 folding engraved plates bound at end, woodcut vignette on title, woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary mottled calf, spine with 4 raised bands gilt in compartments and with gilt lettering piece, sprinkled edges (light soiling of boards, minor repair to hinges and spine ends, corners bumped). Text little browned throughout, scattered minor spotting, erased cancelled signature at top margin of title-page, dampstain to rear pastedown. Still very good copy. ---- Sommervogel III: 515 ; Vagnetti EIII b58; Wellcome III, p.3. FIRST EDITION of Fabri's influential work on optics, the inspiration for Newton's work on light and color. It was through this work that Newton learned of the discovery of diffraction of light by Francesco Maria Grimaldi. Fabri also describes the rings of Saturn (he was involved in a long dispute with Huygens over their interpretation), difficulties of telescopic observations, and the construction of compound microscopes. He presents a theory of the blueness of the sky based on the principle of dispersion. There is also a careful exposition of theories of vision and the mechanics of the eye. Fabri was educated at the Collège de la Trinité in Lyon, and became a Jesuit priest. After teaching at the college for several years, he moved to Rome, where he held the position of Theologian of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary for thirty years. Some of his works were considered controversial within the church, but his standing as a scientist places him squarely among some of the greatest minds of his time. Very Good.

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        China monumentis, qua sacris qua profanis, nec non variis naturae & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata.

      Amsterdam, Janssonius à Waesberghe & Weyerstraat, 1667. - Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit reicher ornamentaler Rückengoldprägung. Folio (37,5x24,5 cm), 6 unnumerierte Blätter, 237 Seiten, 5 unnumerierte Blätter, mit 1 gestochenem Titelblatt, 1 gestochenem Portrait, 2 doppelblattgroße Karten (China und Südostasien) sowie 23 Kupferstichtafeln, 60 Text-Kupferstiche und einer gestochenen Titelblattvignette. Seltene erste Ausgabe (der von Dünnhaupt genannte römische Druck ist nicht nachweisbar). Dünnhaupt 1009, 21 a. NDB XI, 641 ff. Cordier, Sinica 26. Reich illustrierte Einführung in die chinesische Kulturwelt und Topographie über Geschichte, Sprache, Flora und Fauna, Land und Leute, Sitten, Bräuche und Literatur. In diesem Werk werden erstmals die indischen Devanagari-Schriftzeichen der abendländischen Welt zugänglich gemacht (Dünnhaupt). Mit 2 doppelblattgroßen Faltkarten (Imperium sinicum / Tabula geodoborica itinerum a variis in Cataium). Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680). Schöner als der im gleichen Jahr bei Meurs herausgekommene Raubdruck (vgl. Cordier). China monumentis one of Kirchers least original works, was in many ways his most significant historically, being the first publication of important documents on oriental geography, geology, zoology, religion and language. Kircher's China monumentis includes the first reproduction in the West of the Sanskrit alphabet and grammar.In den Gelenken etwas aufgeplatzt, am Rücken und an den Ecken gestaucht, ein radiertes Exlibris auf dem vorderen Innendeckel und ein neueresauf dem Vorsatzblatt, Vorsatzblatt und Innendeckel mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrand sonst nur geringe Seitenbräunung, die mehrfach gefaltete Schriftentafel mit Einriß im Falz, sonst gelegentliche leichtere Randläsuren. Komplett. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pinax rerum naturalium Britannicarum, continens vegetabilia, animalia, et fossilia, in hac insula reperta inchoatus.

      London: Typis T. Roycroft, Impensis Cave Pulleyn, 1667. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (156 x 100 mm). [32], 223 [1] pp. Bound in contemporary vellum over thin boards, spine title in manuscript (little soling of vellum). Text little browned, occsional minor spotting, shelf marks to front pastedown and title. Very good copy in untouched original binding. ---- DSB IX, 312; Cobres I, 253,3; Agassiz III, 586; Henrey 255; Schuh, Merrett 1; Wing M1840; Graesse IV, 499. FIRST EDITION, second issue, of Merret's comprehensive catalogue of British flora, fauna, and minerals. William How's 'Phytologia (1650) was still in demand when it went out of print. At the publisher's request Merrett wrote Pinax to replace it. Since he was not fieldworker but a sedentary and inexpert naturalist, he enlisted all the help possible and revealed a wide knowledge of the relevant literature by giving more precise references than his predecessors had. The first impression one year before is quite rare as it just appeared before the great fire [of London], which apparently consumed most of the print run (ODNB). - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        De tribus lapidibus ignium secretorum. Oder von den drey alleredelsten Gesteinen, so durch drey Secrete Fewer gebohren werden.

      Amsterdam Waesberg 1667 - (14,5 x 9 cm). 94 S. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe, selten. - "Der Inhalt ist wunderlich, durch und durch von den Geheimnissen der alten Philosophen umwittert. Glauber teilt darin die Alchimie in zwei Teile, die 'bäuerliche', die sich der bekannten Methoden, wie Kochen, Glühen, Destillieren etc. bediene, und die 'königliche', die nur mit den 'secreten Feuern' der alten Philosophen arbeite. Bemerkenswert ist diese Schrift, weil Glauber in ihr sein Haus und sein Laboratorium in Amsterdam beschreibt und den Prozess, der ihn nach Beendigung des Dreißigjährigen Krieges aus Holland vertrieb" (Gugel). - Vereinzelt unbedeutend braunfleckig. Oberer Rand etwas knapp beschnitten. Kolumnentitel und Seitenzahlen teils an- bzw. abgeschnitten, sonst wohlerhalten. - VD17 14:695566H; Dünnhaupt 26.1; Brüning 2152; vgl. Gugel 22 (Ausgabe 1668); diese Ausgabe nicht bei Ferguson und Duveen [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kurtze Erklährung, uber die höllische Göttin Proserpinam, Plutonis Haußfrawen, Was die Philosophische Poeten, als Ovidius, Vergilius, und andere darduch (!) verstanden haben; und wie durch hülff dieser Proserpinae die Seelen der abgestorbenen Metallischen Leibern auß der Chimischen Höllen, in den Philosophischen Himmel geführet werden.

      Amsterdam Janssonius und Weyerstraets Witwe 1667 - (14,5 x 8,5 cm). 56 S. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Einzige Ausgabe. - "Dieses Büchlein ist ebenfalls rein alchimistischen Inhalts; Glauber reproduziert darin die alchimistischen Gedanken über die Verwandlung der Metalle. Er vertritt die Ansicht, daß die Metalle alle vier Elemente der Alten enthalten. Daher glaubt er, Anweisung geben zu können, wie man das Gold und das Silber aus unedlen Metallen ausziehen könne. Einige chemische Vorgänge sind gut beobachtet, aber auf Grund der Verranntheit in seine Theorie nicht richtig ausgewertet" (Gugel). - Vereinzelt sehr schwach fleckig. Kolumnentitel teils angeschnitten, sonst gut erhalten. - VD17 1:641088A; Dünnhaupt 25; Gugel 21; Neu 1666; Krivatsy 4791; nicht bei Ferguson und Duveen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il nipotismo di Roma. O vero relatione delle raggioni che muovono i pontefici, all'ingrandimento de' nipoti. Del bene, e male che hanno portato alla chiesa

      1667. Due parti in un volume di cm. 13, pp. (24) 208; 248 (24). Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con unghie. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Gregorio Leti (1630-1701), celebre poligrafo milanese, fu una delle figure più caratteristiche del libertinismo italiano. autore numerose opere messe all'indice per il contenuto polemicamente anti-clericale. Rara edizione originale. Così Willems (1384): "Édition bien imprimée et qui sort des presses de Daniel Elzevier". Cfr. anche Piantanida, I, 391; Olschki, Choix, 17402; Melzi, II, p. 233..

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        Hoch - fürstl. Heimführung . Elisabeth Dorotheen Landgräfin zu Hessen, . geborne Herzogin zu Sachse . - Welche nach . in . Friedenstein, am 5. Dezemb. des 1666 Jahrs glücklich vollzogenem Hochfürstl. Beylager .

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Johann Schweizer, 1667, 46 x 75 Sehr seltenes Blatt, das die Ankunft von Elisabeth Dorothea von Hessen, der 2. Frau von Ludwig VI, in Darmstadt zeigt. ( Aufbruch in Friedensstein 23 . 1. 1667, Ankunft in Darmstadt am 20. Feb. 1667 ). - Am oberen Rand in der Mitte vor einer Gesamtansicht von Darmstadt die Portraits von Ludwig VI und Elisabeth Dorothea. Darunter - in mehreren Reihen - Darstellung des Umzugstrosses mit Reitern, Soldaten und Prunkwagen.

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        Omnia comesta a belo. Or, an answer out of the West to a question out of the North. Wherein the earth is opened, and the napkin found, in which the trading talent of the nation hath been tyed up, and lyen hid for some years last passes; for want of which, all persons in England, from the tenant to the landlord, from the weaver to the merchant, have languished of a deep consumption.

      London? Printed in the Year 1667 - 4to, 16 (i.e. 15) + (1)pp, recently bound in old-style quarter calf and marbled boards gilt. A very good copy indeed, entirely unopened. First edition. Kress 1199. Goldsmiths 1857. Wing O.290. Amex 338. A critical pamphlet which claims that 'the great cause of impoverishing the nation, ruine of trade, and general consumption of comfort, settlement, and content, which hath brought the land to a mere anatomy' is caused by the 'pomp, pride, luxury, exaction, and oppression of the prelates'. He gives detailed figures and statistics of different clergymen, their revenues and all sources of income, concluding that 'the money that before ran currant in trading, is damned up in their coffers'. Slingsby Bethel wrote a sequel the following year. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de pactis nuptialibus sive capitulis matrimonialibus, duobus tomis divisus. Multis regiae audientiae principatus Cathaloniae...

      apud Germanum Nanty, 1667. Due volumi di cm. 35, pp. (24) 540 (64); (12) 605 (64). Leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorso a 6 nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro agli scoparti. Antiche firme di possesso. Piccole fenditure alle cerniere, lievi e naturali fioriture, tipiche della carta lionese del tempo, qualche macchietta sparsa, peraltro nel complesso esemplare ben conservato. Juan Pedro Fontanella (1576-1650), importante giureconsulto spagnolo, fu autore anche di autorevoli decisioni del Senato di Catalogna. Quest'opera, più volte ristampata, è certamente uno dei più importanti e originali contributi in tema di diritto matrimoniale dell'intero Seicento. Cfr. Sapori, 1237; Kvk..

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        Arboretum mathematicum, darinnen zu befinden: Himmels-Figuren und Geburts-Stunden, hoher Häupter, auch außgerechnete Finsternüße, Sonnen-, Mond- und Sternen-Uhren, Astrologia, Themata und richtig calculirte longitudines & latitudines der Städte des Churfürstenthums Sachsen.

      Dresden Berger -69 1667 - (20 x 16 cm). (22) XXXXVI S.; 2 Bll. 41 S.; 1 Bl., SS. 42-311; 2 Bll., SS. 312 -435; 2 Bll., SS. 436-663, 6 Bll. (so komplett). Mit gestochenem Titelblatt und ca. 60 Textholzschnitten. Pergamentband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe in einer von vier Druckvarianten aus dem gleichen Jahr. Unser Exemplar stammt aus der Bibliothek des Astronomen Franz Xaver von Zach, mit dessen Namensstempel auf dem Titelblatt und einem kleinen Schild mit goldgeprägtem "vZ" auf dem Rücken. - Wertvolles astrologisches Kompendium des kursächsischen Hofmathematikers und Kunstkämmerers zu Dresden. Beutel (ca. 1627-1690), der mehrere seinerzeit sehr geschätzte und mehrfach aufgelegte mathematische Lehrbücher verfasst hat, berechnet in vorliegendem Werk aus den Positionen der Sterne die Horoskope europäischer Regenten sowie Sonnen- und Mondfinsternisse. Daneben behandelt er astronomische Instrumente, den Einfluss der Gestirne auf Klima, Landwirtschaft, Pflanzen und Tiere sowie auf den Menschen. Die Seiten 42-311 (mit eigenem Titelblatt, datiert 1667) behandeln die Konstruktion von Sonnen-, Mond- und Sternuhren. "The 'Arboretum'. devoted much of its more than seven hundred pages to astrology, giving the horoscopes of historical characters and reigning monarchs, besides the latitude and longitude of some five hundred cities" (Thorndike). - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Gestochener Titel seitlich knapp beschnitten. Besitzvermerke von alter Hand auf dem Drucktitel. Einband mit altersbedingten Flecken. Insgesamt schönes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - VD17 39:123112F; Houzeau-Lancaster 11530 (fälschlich 1680); Ackermann IV, 261; Zinner, Instrumente 247; Thorndike VIII, 330. - Beigebunden: Lorentz Biermann. Neue arithmetische Schatzkammer darinnen Viel und mancherley schöne Exempla nach der Practic solvirt. Nürnberg. Gerhard für Fürsts Witwe. (1668). (6) 280 (11) 9 (23) S. Mit gestochenem Titel. - Erste Ausgabe dieses Handbuches der Arithmetik, für Ingenieure, Viesirer, Büchsenmeister und Zeugwarte. - Vereinzelt minimal braunfleckig. Titel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Ohne die beiden Kupfer und die beiden Tabellen. - VD 17 3:605907U [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Annotationes In Praecipua Ac Difficiliora S. Scripturae Loca. Editio Nova, Ex Ipsivs Authoris Scriptis Plvrimvm aucta; in qua quid praestitum sit, praefatio ad Lectorem docebit.

      Johann Baptist Schönwetter, München 1667 - 4 Bll., 1472 Spp., 46 Bll., reich blindgeprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit, Schließenrelikte, farbiger Blattschnitt, 33,5 x 20 cm. Mit zweifarbigem Titelblatt und gestochener Titelvignette (allegorische Gestalten, Segelschiffe). - Der Einband stammt von Meisterhand. Die Deckel sind aus unterschiedlich breiten Rahmen aus bildhaften und ornamentalen Rollen und zwei blinden Querriegeln aufgebaut. Von außen nach Innen: Rahmen aus Blindlinien, Kranzrolle, Salvator-Rolle, Reformatorenrolle. Im Zentrum ein Christusmonogramm mit Kreuz im Strahlenkranz. Zwischen den Rollen Blindlinien. - Der Band stammt aus dem 1803 säkularisierten Kloster Lamspringe und trägt auf dem vorderen Spiegel und auf dem Vortitel entsprechende handschriftliche Besitzvermerke. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, teils minimal fleckig; gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar. 1002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Geometriae practicae novae et auctae libri IV. Da im I. Aus rechtem Fundament gewiesen wird; wie man in der Geometria, auf dem Papyr und Lande, mit denen darzu gehörigen Instrumenten, ja zur Noht, ohne dieselben, verfahren und practiciren solle. Im II. Wie ohne einig künstlich Geometrisch Instrument, allein mit der Meßruthe und etlichen Stäben, das Land zu messen. Im III. Die Beschreibung deß nützlichen Geometrischen Tischleins M. Johannis Praetorii. Im IV. Die Erfindung Camillae Ravertae, aus einem Stand das Land zu messen. von neuem an Tag gegeben, und mit vielen nutzlichen Additionen und neuen Figuren vermehret Durch Georgium Andream Böcklern.

      Nürnberg, Endter. 1667 - Sprache: Deutsch 4 Teile in 1 Band. Gr.-8°. Gestoch. Frontispiz, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz, [26] Bl., 820 S. mit 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel und zahlr. teils ganzs. Holzschnitten. Prgt. im Stil der Zeit. Cantor II, 666-670. Poggendorff II, 878. VD17 12:195143Q. Vgl. Libri rari 253. - Fünfte Ausgabe des reich illustrierten geometrischen Standardwerks. - "Das beste derartige Werk im 17. Jahrhundert" (ADB XXXIII, 414). - Hauptwerk des Nürnberger Mathematikers und Orientalisten Daniel Schwenter (1585-1636), der an der Universität Altdorf bei Johann Richter (Johannes Praetorius) studiert hatte, 1606 zum Professor der hebräischen Sprache berufen wurden und 1628 zum Ordinarius für Mathematik arrivierte. - Das Werk erschien zuerst 1618, die hier vorliegende von G. A. Böckler herausgegebene Ausgabe ist die vollständigste und damit die Referenzausgabe für alle folgenden Generationen gewesen. Die oft besonders hübschen Textholzschnitte zeigen Messinstrumente, Zirkel und meist Messungslinien in Landschaften und Städten sowie zahlreiche Diagramme etc. Auch das Frontispiz von P. Troschel ist fein und künstlerisch gestochen. - Einband und Vorsätze fachgerecht im Stil der Zeit erneuert, die letzten Blatt mit restaurierten Fehlstellen (minimaler Textverlust), nur gelegentlich leicht braunfleckig, sehr gutes sauberes Exemplar.

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        Paradise Lost

      London: [Samuel Simmons for] Peter Parker, Robert Boulter & Mathias Walker, 1667 FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING sheets of Common Sense, here with the third edition title page and prefatory leaf. Richard Gimbel's definitive study identifies points in every gathering distinguishing the three editions that Bell printed in early 1776. This copy of Common Sense contains all of the points of the first printing, save the two-leaf gathering [A]2 (title and preface). Bound in at the end is Paine's Large Additions to Common Sense, which Bell pirated from a competitor and offered separately for one shilling to buyers of Common Sense. "Paine's Common Sense, published anonymously in January 1776, was the first vigorous attack on King George ... and the first public appeal for an American Republic. It is not too much to say that the Declaration of Independence of July 7, 1776, was due more to Paine's Common Sense than to any other single piece of writing" (Streeter). Born in England in 1737, Paine moved to London in 1774 where he met Benjamin Franklin, who encouraged him to emigrate to America. Franklin provided Paine with letters of introduction to his son William Franklin, royal governor of New Jersey, and his son-in-law Richard Bache, an influential merchant in Philadelphia. Paine arrived in America in November 1774, an unemployed 37-year old immigrant. Through Franklin's influence, the brilliant but unpolished Paine gained access to many leading American intellectuals and soon became editor of the Pennsylvania Magazine. Within one year of his arrival, Paine was working on early drafts of Common Sense, which was published on January 10, 1776. The pamphlet, which immediately became the most talked-about publication in America, made Paine a the leading voice of revolution. Common Sense is brilliant in its simplicity and contains many of the most memorable phrases of the revolutionary period. Paine wrote, "in America the law is King. For as in absolute governments the King is law, so in free countries the law ought to be King; and there ought to be no other. ... A government of our own is our natural right ... it is infinitely wiser and safer, to form a constitution of our own in a cool deliberate manner, while we have it in our power, than to trust such an interesting event to time and chance." It was "the most brilliant pamphlet written during the American Revolution, and one of the most brilliant pamphlets ever written in the English language" (Bernard Bailyn). "The immediate success and impact of Common Sense was nothing short of astonishing. ... Common Sense went through twenty-five editions and reached literally hundreds of thousands of readers in the single year 1776 ... The pamphlet's astonishing impact stemmed from the fact that it appeared at precisely the moment when Americans were ready to accept Paine's destruction of arguments favoring conciliation and his appeal to latent republicanism, to the material interests of the colonists and to the widespread hopes for the future of the New World. ... By doing all this in a new style of writing and a new political language, Paine 'broke the ice that was slowly congealing the revolutionary movement'" (Foner, Tom Paine and Revolutionary America). Together with the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and The Federalist, Common Sense is one of the fundamental documents of the birth of our nation. The most recent census of Common Sense locates seventeen complete first editions. Only two of these remain in private hands, and neither is likely to appear for sale. The present volume, containing the first edition sheets, is the most desirable available copy of Common Sense, perhaps the most influential book in American history. Gimbel, Thomas Paine. A Bibliographical Checklist of Common Sense (New Haven, 1956). Two volumes in one. Disbound, original stabholes visible. Some staining, foxing and wear, old inscription on verso of title. Half morocco case.

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        Antique Print-SEA CHART-ATLANTIC-THE CHANNEL-SPAIN-FRANCE-ENGLAND-Goos-1667

      1667 - Antique print, titled: 'Paskaerte van 't in comen Van 't Canaal, hoemen dat sal aen doen, als men iut de West comt.' - (Sea Chart for entering the English Channel.) This antique sea chart shows the Atlantic Ocean with the coasts of northern Spain, western France, the tip of Cornwall and Wales, as well as the southern edge of Ireland. Depth soundings near The Channel. A decorative cartouche with mythological figures and putti. Two compass roses, rhumb lines and two ships depicted on the sea. Description: From: 'Atlas ofte Water-Weereld [.]' or the French ed. 'L'Atlas de la Mer, ou Monde Aquaticque [.]', published by Pieter Goos in Amsterdam, 1667. Ref: Koeman Goos 2 or 2B.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Pieter Goos' after an anonymous artist. Engraver and publisher: Pieter Goos (1616-1675) was a Dutch cartographer, engraver and publisher. He engraved for other publisher's including Visscher and John Speed.He is well-known for his Atlas ofte Water-Weereld, a highly regarded maritime atlas. His father Abraham Goos worked with Henricus Hondius. Engraving on hand laid paper. Anonymous. Fair, given age. Some staining. Paper edges irregular with some chipping and paper loss. Some paper loss ad lower cartouche, backed. Original middle fold as issued. Some light paper spots, backed. Creasing in lower right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 61 x 50.3 cm. The image size is ca. 57.3 x 46.8 cm. The overall size is ca. 24 x 19.8 inch. The image size is ca. 22.6 x 18.4 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-305

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        Novum Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, cum punctis vocalibus [.].

      Hamburg, impensis autoris, 1664[-1667]. - 8vo. 3 pts. in one vol. (32), 604 pp. With engraved frontispiece. (8), 146, (62) pp. (8), 55, (1) pp. Contemp. full vellum. All edges red. Second printing of the first edition, distinguished by the corrected page numbering (pp. 524-525); appendices contain a Syriac lexicon and commentary, not published until 1667. "Gutbier was one of the greatest orientalists of his age. He set up a printshop in his own home and had the movable Syrian type for his New Testament cut at his own expense" (cf. ADB). - Somewhat browned as usual; old library stamp to pastedown. A good copy. Darlow/Moule 8966. Reske 342. Graesse VII, 103. ADB X, 215. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        China Monumentis . illustrata.

      THE WONDERS OF CHINA KIRCHER, ATHANASIUS. China Monumentis . illustrata. Amsterdam: Jansson, 1667. Folio. Engraved title, 2 folding maps, portrait, 23 plates (2 folding), five supplied from another copy, and 59 half-page text engravings. [14], 237, [11] pp. Early calf, morocco label, edges sprinkled red. Joints slightly tender at top, some foxing, occasional browning. A fine, fresh copy. FIRST EDITION. One of the grandest and most important works on China up to its time, Kircher's China Illustrata (China, Illustrated Through Its Monuments, Both Sacred and Profane) inaugurated the late 17th-century age of European fascination with China. This first edition is in Latin; the book was quickly reissued in Dutch, English, and French. Kircher's wide-ranging and magnificently illustrated work covers Chinese language, history, religion, government, architecture, mechanical marvels, and natural wonders. The work brought to the attention of large numbers of Westerners the wonders and curiosities of the Far East including foot binding, Confucianism, the Great Wall, lacquer, bird's nest soup, and tea. One of the most distinguished German scholars of the 17th century, Kircher (1601-1680) is sometimes called "the last Renaissance man." He made wide-ranging contributions in oriental studies, geology, and medicine. He attempted to collect and catalogue the world's knowledge, employing a vast network of correspondents to gather information. This book represents a milestone in the study of Chinese language. Kircher learned from missionary Michael Boym of the now-famous Nestorian inscription at His-an fu, which showed that Christian missionaries reached China in A.D. 781. The transcription and transliteration of the His-an fu inscription, printed here for the first time, make up "the first Chinese vocabulary ever printed in the West . . . the standard text for the study of Chinese until the nineteenth century" (Merrill). This is a very handsome, fresh copy in an early unrestored binding.

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        Rare Antique Drawing-GENRE-URINAL-LEIDEN-FIJSCHILDER-PISKIJKEN-Anonymous-c.1667

      1667 - Antique drawing, untitled. A woman leaning on a container behind a urinal. Description: Based on the watermark, datable around 1667-1669.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Drawing in black and white chalk on blue hand laid paper. Watermark: Foolscap. Anonymous. Good, given age. No margins, on blue paper attached to hand laid carrier sheet, with hand drawn crayon border lines. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 25.1 x 33.5 cm. The image size is ca. 25.1 x 33.5 cm. The overall size is ca. 9.9 x 13.2 inch. The image size is ca. 9.9 x 13.2 inch. Storage location: TPCLA-C34-05

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        The History of the Royal Society of London for the Improving of Natural Knowledge

      First Edition. 4to., [16], 438, [2] pp. Engraved plate of the arms of the Royal Society on the verso of the licence leaf, and two folding plates on pages 173 (slightly shaved) and 233 (very short tear) but without the etched frontispiece by Hollar that is often missing. Contemporary calf (rebacked, new endleaves, corners repaired). London: by T. R. for J. Martyn and J. Allestry,

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        Index librorum prohibitorum et expurgandorum novissimus. Pro Catholicis Hispaniarum Regnis Philippi IV. Antonii a Sotomaior.

      Folio (34 x 21 cm). - Angebunden: Index librorum prohibitorum Alexandri VII, Pontificis Maximi iussu editus. Rom, Typographia Rev. Cam. Apost., 1667. - 3 Bll., XXXI 992 Seiten, 52 Bll. + 11, 304 Seiten. Mit 2 Titelvignetten. Beschädigter Pergamenband der Zeit über Holzdeckel (Rücken fehlt, Deckel fleckig und mit Randläsuren des Pergamentbezuges). *Nachdruck der Madrider Ausgabe des "Index librorum" von 1640, wie immer bei dieser Ausgabe mit der römischen zusammengebunden. "On relie ordinairement ces deux index pour avoir un catalogue à peu près complet de tous les livres défendus jusquen 1667." (Peignot). - Das erstmals 1559 von der römischen Inquisition zusammengestellte Verzeichnis der verbotenen Bücher erschien bis 1948 in zahlreichen Auflagen und wurde noch bis 1962 mit Nachträgen ergänzt. Im Umkehrschluß ist dies ein Opus Magnum der wichtigen und fortschriftlichen Bücher des Abendlandes, jener welche die Ignoranz, Unterdrückung und Machtmißbrauch der Herrschaft der katholischen Kirche bzw. ihrer dogmatischen Lehre in Frage gefährdeten. - Der Einband ist durch fleißigen Gebrauch beschädigt, der vollständige Text jedoch durchgehend sauber und gut erhalten.

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        Drop-title of letterpress text:] Korte beschryvinghe, ende aenwysinghe der plaetsen in desen boeck, naar hunnen tegenwoordighen standt, pertinentelyck uyt-ghebeeldt, in Oostenryck.[Antwerp], Jacob Peeters, [ca. 1685]. Small oblong folio (17.5 x 29 cm). Collection of 108 engraved prints published by Jacob Peeters, starting with 9 engraved scenes of the siege of Vienna after Romeyn de Hooghe (numbered 1-10, but lacking plate 1), and followed by 99 engraved city views after drawings by Jacob Peeters, engraved by Lucas Vorsterman and Gaspar Bouttats. The city views are preceded by a 12 page letterpress text giving descriptions of the towns. Contemporary red paper-covered boards.

      - Atabey 933 (Dutch edition, 63 plates); Landwehr, De Hooghe Book Illustrator 82 (French ed. with unclear amount of plates); Weber 816 (Dutch edition, 125 plates); for related series: cf. Atabey 934; Blackmer 1276-1277; Hollstein XVIII, p. 28, 1, III, p. 175, 23 & XLII, pp. 123-133, 60-78; Le Blanc, p. 156; Nagler XI, pp. 165-166; Weber 821. Interesting collection of engraved prints centred around the Great Turkish War (1667-1683), a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and Europe. The collection can be divided into 2 general parts: the first with engraved scenes of the siege of Vienna after Romeyn de Hooghe, and the second with nearly a hundred views of the involved cities. This second part contains 5 separate series, with views of Lower Hungary, Crete and the Maltese Archipelago, the Dardanelles and the Aegean archipelago, the Strait of Gibraltar and North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula. The series of 14 views of Arabia, includes Mecca, Jerusalem (2), Bethlehem, Kidron Valley, Mount Sinai, Antiochia, the Valley of Terebinthu, Hurcasdin near Aleppo, the springs of Marah, Ramma Valley, a valley near Jerusalem with the Mar Elias Monastery, and a view of Suez with the mountains of Arabia in the background.The collection was published by Jacob Peeters (1637-1695), and most of the engravings are made after drawings by his brother Johannes, or Jan, Peeters (1625-1677), best known for his drawings of city views engraved by Merian. Johannes Peeters was a pupil of their eldest brother Bonaventura Peeters, a well-known painter and draughtsman, and specialized in maritime scenes as well-shown in the present views, often depicting harbours with several ships.The number of plates vary from copy to copy, but the present collection seems to lack at least 1 plate: the first of the scenes of the siege of Vienna. Some occasional foxing and minor stains. Binding rubbed and spine worn and cracked. Good copy.

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        China monumentis qua sacris qua profanis, nec non variis naturae & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis.

      Amsterdam, Janssonius, Waesberge & Weystraet, 1667. - Folio. (14), 237, (10) pp. With frontispiece, vignette on title, portrait of the author, 2 engraved maps (folded), 23 plates (one folded), and 59 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf. First edition of a richly illustrated account on China, based on descriptions by European explorers, many of them Jesuits as Kircher himself, in China, India, and other Asian countries. The engravings were based on explorers' sketches and original images imported from Asia. - Binding rubbed and bumped, small defects to spine and covers. Paper slightly browned and stained. Graesse IV, 21. Ebert 11397. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pinax Rerum Naturalium Britannicarum, Continens Vegetabilia, Animalia, et Fossilia, In hac Insula Reperta Inchoatus

      Londoni [London]: Typis T. Roycroft, Impensis Cave Pulleyn, 1667.. Second edition. Small 8vo. (xxxii), 223, (1) pp. Recent panelled calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, ex-John Crerar Library with their bookplate to the front pastedown featuring a de-accession stamp, plus their perforated stamp to the title which, all things considered, is relatively discreet, some early marginalia at intervals. Some light dampstaining to the front and rear, a decent copy overall. An important work, for although Merret provided very little in the way of commentary, this was one of the earliest printed catalogues of the British natural world and was the first systematic listing of the nation's birds and butterflies. Henrey, I pp. 98-100. Raven, pp. 311-338. Cf. Lisney, p. 27. The first edition, published the year before, is very rare as it is assumed many copies perished in the Great Fire of London. This is a variant issue of the second edition without mention of the edition on the title page and an abbreviated imprint.

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        Monte Cubiti, Vigilantius de: Dreyfaches Hermetisches Kleeblat, in welchem begriffen dreyer vornehmen Philosophorum herrlich Tractätlein. Das erste von dem geheimen waaren Saltz der Philosophorum, und allgemeinen Geist der Welt, H. Nuysement aus Lothringen. Das andere Mercurius Redivivus Unterricht von dem Philisophischen Stein so wol den weisen als rohten aus dem Mercurio zu machen, Samuelis Nortioni sonsten Rinville. Und das dritte von dem Stein der Weisen Marsilii Ficini Florentini, welche ehedessen von denen Authoribus in Frantzösischer und Lateinischer Sprach beschrieben, [.] in unser Teutsche Muttersprach übersetzet, und mit einem zweyfachen Register zum Druck verfertiget / Durch Vigilantium de Monte Cubiti. [ANGEBUNDEN: Johannis Rist

      Nürnberg, Johann Friedrich Endter, 1667. - 12 Bll. mit gestoch. Frontispiz, 448 S. mit 16 Kupferstichen, 16 Bll. (Register), 8°, Blindgepr. Leder d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln, mit 2 beschädigten Schließen VD17 3:304753Z; Brüning 2158; Caillet 7686; Ferguson II,102; Duveen 410; Kopp II,338; Ferchl 367. - Enthält im I. Teil: Jacues de Nuyement: "Tractat von dem waaren geheimen Saltz der Philosophorum, und allgemeinen Geist der Welt. zu ergäntzung des lang-begehrten dritten Principii, Michaelis Sendivogii, welches er vom Saltze verheissen hat" (3 Bll., S. 1-208; vgl. Ferguson II,147ff.). Im II. Teil (S.209-372) acht Traktate von Samuel Norton (1548–1621): 1. Mercurius Redivius. (S.209). 2. Catholicon Physicorum. (S.231). 3. Venus Vitriolata, in Elixir conversa. (S.247). 4. Elixir, seu Medicina Vitae. (S.263). 5. Saturnus Saturatus Dissolutus & Coelo Restitutus. (S.283). 6. Metamorphosis Lapidum Ignobilium in Gemmas quasdam Pretiosas. (S.313). 7. Alchymiae complementum et Perfectio. (S.329). 8. Ein Tractätlein, Welches von den Philosophischen Schrifften handlet [.] begreifft in sich die Auslegung der duncklen Wörter, Namen und seltzamen Reden, so in dieser Kunst geführet werden. (S.355) u. dem III. Teil: Marsilius Ficinuns: "Büchlein vom Stein der Weisen." (S.373-448; vgl. Ferguson I,268ff.). Die 16 Kupfertafeln gehören alle zu den Schriften Nortons, sie zeigen u.a. den "Philosophischen Universal-Baum", seine verschiedenen "Zweige" mit ihren "Blättern" sowie alchemische Geräte etc. --- [ANGEBUNDEN:] Johannis Rist Holsatus. Philosophischer Phoenix. Das ist Kurtze jedoch gründliche und Son[n]enklare Entdeckung, der wahren und eigendlichen Materiae des aller edelsten Steins der Weisen. Worinnen gelehret wird, wodoch und zu welcher Zeit dieselbe Materia zusuchen, durch was Mittel dieselbe zufinden, und in gute Gewahrsam zubringen, wie sie ferner sichtbahr zumachen, und dann entlich also zu zurichten sey, daß sie ihre vielgewünschte Vollenkommenheit dermahleins erlangen und ueberkommen möge. Allen dieser geheimen Kunst hertzlichen jedoch würdigen Liebhabern und fleissigen Nachforschern in Deutscher Sprache so hell und deutlich vor die Augen gestellet, als es vor dieser Zeit niemahlen gesehen noch etwas davon gelesen werden. 2. Ausg. Dantzigk, Jn Verlegung Brunonis Laurentii Tancken, Gedruckt bey Johann Friedrich Graefen, 1682, 83 S. [bzw. 84]. Brüning 2524; Ferguson II,279 Anmerkung. - Seltene Schrift, die erstmals 1668 in Nürnberg erschien. --- [ANGEBUNDEN:] Benedictus Figulus: Thesaurinella Olympica Aurea Tripartita, Das ist: Ein himmlisch güldenes Schatzkämmerlein Von vielen außerlesenen Kleinodien zugerüstet; darinn der uhralte grosse und hochgebenedeyte Charfunckel-stein und Tinctur-schatz verborgen. In drey unterschiedliche Cellulas außgetheilet [.]. 2. Ausg. Franckfurt am Mayn, In Verlegung Georgii Wolffii Buchhändl. in Hamburg in S. Joh. Kirchen (Gedruckt durch Johann Görlin), 1682, 8 Bll. mit gestoch. u. eingefalt. Frontispiz, 402 S. [recte: 392, Paginierung springt von 224 auf 235, so kmpl.] mit 3 schematischen Textabb. VD17 39:117085H, Brüning 2513; Caillet 3931; Ferguson I,274; Rosenthal 299. - Enth. u.a. Werke von Paracelsus, Bernardus Trevisanus, Micha Sedziwój, Vinzenz Kofski, Raimundus Lullus, Xamolxides, Caspar Hartung vom Hoff, Ulrich Poyselius, Georg Füger und Artephius. Mit separaten Titel: 1. Thesaurinellae Olympicae Aureae Pars II. Genandt Schola Hermetica. (S.77-120). 2. Colloquium Hermetico-Spagyricum, Das ist: Ein wunderhöfliches, wolgegründetes Chymisches Gespräch.(S.121-141). 2. Thesaurinellae Olympicae Aureae Pars III. Genandt und intitulirt, Lux In Tenebris Lucens Raimundi Lullii. (S.142-196). 4. Hortulus Olympicus Aureolus, Das ist: Ein himmlisches, güldenes, Hermetisches Lust-Gärtlein. (S.197-316). 5. Paradisus Aureolus Hermeticus. (S.317-321). 6. Sapientissimi Arabum Philosophi, Alphonsi, Regis Castellae, &c. Liber Philosophiae Occultioris, (praecipue Metallorum) profundissimus: Cui titulum fecit Clavis Sapientiae. (S.322-383). 7. Dialogus Naturae, Me

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        Le parterre historique; ou l'abrégé de l'histoire universelle.

      - Lyon. Jean Girin. 1667. 2 tomes en 1 volume in-12, plein maroquin rouge, double filets à froid en encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées, dentelle dorée intérieure. Reliure signée Duru. [6] ff. ; 394 pp. ; [14] pp. - [2] ff. ; 388 pp. ; [6] ff. Frontispice pour chacune des 2 parties. Edition originale. Natif de Villefranche, Jean de Bussières fut recteur à Macon et à Lyon. Très bel exemplaire. Sommervogel II, 459. 161 GP17 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Doctrina et disciplina ecclesiae ipsis verbis sacrorum codicum, conciliorum, patrum et veterum genuinorum monumentorum secundum seriem temporum digesta et exposita. Ed. prima Italica, coloniensi emendatior ac nitidior. 4 Teile in 2 Bänden (komplett).

      Mesnil (1667-1727)

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        S. Pauli Apostoli Epistola Utraque Ad Timotheum Cum Commentario Johannis CocceI, S. Theol. Professoris. angebunden: ders.: S. Apostoli Pauli Epistola ad Titum cum commentario. Lugduni Batavorum, apud Lopez de Haro, 1668. angebunden: ders.: Epistola S. Judae Apostoli cum commentario. Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), Ex officina Danielis, Abrahami & Adriani à Gaesbeeeck, 1665.

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), Ex officina Cornelii Driehuysen. 1667 - Zeitgenössischer Pergamenteinband mit sauberer handschriftlicher Rückenbetitelung. Der Vorderdeckel zeigt spanische Kante. Der Pergamentbezug am Hinterdeckel lose, eine Ecke leicht knittrig. Der fl. Vorsatz mit zwei handschriftlichen Besitzeintragungen. Das Titelblatt mit Siegellack-Marke. Guter Zustand. 4 Blatt, 440 Seiten, 8 Blatt Index, 4 Blatt, 147 Seiten, 4 Blatt, 62 Seiten. Deutsch 1100g 16 x 20,5 cm, Pergamenteinband.

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        [Drop-title of letterpress text:] Korte beschryvinghe, ende aenwysinghe der plaetsen in desen boeck, naar hunnen tegenwoordighen standt, pertinentelyck uyt-ghebeeldt, in Oostenryck.[Antwerp], Jacob Peeters, [ca. 1685]. Small oblong folio (17.5 x 29 cm). Collection of 108 engraved prints published by Jacob Peeters, starting with 9 engraved scenes of the siege of Vienna after Romeyn de Hooghe (numbered 1-10, but lacking plate 1), and followed by 99 engraved city views after drawings by Jacob Peeters, engraved by Lucas Vorsterman and Gaspar Bouttats. The city views are preceded by a 12 page letterpress text giving descriptions of the towns. Contemporary red paper-covered boards.

      Atabey 933 (Dutch edition, 63 plates); Landwehr, De Hooghe Book Illustrator 82 (French ed. with unclear amount of plates); Weber 816 (Dutch edition, 125 plates); for related series: cf. Atabey 934; Blackmer 1276-1277; Hollstein XVIII, p. 28, 1, III, p. 175, 23 & XLII, pp. 123-133, 60-78; Le Blanc, p. 156; Nagler XI, pp. 165-166; Weber 821. Interesting collection of engraved prints centred around the Great Turkish War (1667-1683), a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and Europe. The collection can be divided into 2 general parts: the first with engraved scenes of the siege of Vienna after Romeyn de Hooghe, and the second with nearly a hundred views of the involved cities. This second part contains 5 separate series, with views of Lower Hungary, Crete and the Maltese Archipelago, the Dardanelles and the Aegean archipelago, the Strait of Gibraltar and North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula. The series of 14 views of Arabia, includes Mecca, Jerusalem (2), Bethlehem, Kidron Valley, Mount Sinai, Antiochia, the Valley of Terebinthu, Hurcasdin near Aleppo, the springs of Marah, Ramma Valley, a valley near Jerusalem with the Mar Elias Monastery, and a view of Suez with the mountains of Arabia in the background.The collection was published by Jacob Peeters (1637-1695), and most of the engravings are made after drawings by his brother Johannes, or Jan, Peeters (1625-1677), best known for his drawings of city views engraved by Merian. Johannes Peeters was a pupil of their eldest brother Bonaventura Peeters, a well-known painter and draughtsman, and specialized in maritime scenes as well-shown in the present views, often depicting harbours with several ships.The number of plates vary from copy to copy, but the present collection seems to lack at least 1 plate: the first of the scenes of the siege of Vienna. Some occasional foxing and minor stains. Binding rubbed and spine worn and cracked. Good copy.

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        Durchbrochener Silbereinband über Samt. / Reliure en argent filigranée richement ornée de rosettes dorées, 2 fermoirs en argent massif.

      s.d., - 11.9x6 cm. Durchbrochener Silbereinband über Samt. Goldschnitt. Blanker und gedrehter Silberdraht an massivem Rahmen gelötet. Wunderschöne Einbandvariante über rotem Samt. Rankenwerk in Schleifen und Kreisen zu Blütenmotiven angeordnet, auf dem Rücken kleiner wiederholt. In der Mitte jeweils eine erhabene, vergoldete Knospe, von ?Perlen?umgeben. Die Schliessen aus massivem Silber mit aufgelegter, gelöteter Verzierung. Eine grössere Knospe auf der oberen Schliesse, fünf abweichend ausgeführte Knospen auf der unteren, wohl alt restauriert. Enthält das Fragment einer späteren Auflage des ?geistlichen Perlenschmucks? nach 1667, später eingebunden.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Sieg-Streit deß Lufft und Wassers Freuden-Fest zu Pferd zu dem Glorwürdigisten Beyläger Beeder Kayserlichen Majestäten Leopoldi deß Ersten Römischen Kaysers. und Margarita, Gebohrner Königlichen Infantin auß Hispanien dargestellet in dero Kayserlichen Residentz Statt Wienn

      Vienna, Matthäus Cosmerovius, 1667. A description (with libretto interspersed) of one of the most magnificent of Hapsburg court entertainments, a balletto à cavallo performed on 24 and 31 January 1667 in the inner court square (Innerer Burghof) in Vienna, to celebrate the marriage of the Emperor Leopold I (1640-1705) to the Spanish Infanta Margarita Teresa (1651-1673). The spectacle, involving around a thousand luxuriously dressed actors and two hundred musicians, was created and produced by the Florentine impresario Alessandro Carducci, aided by Carlo Pasetti of Ferrara, who designed theatrical machinery and scenes. "For centuries... [it] has been considered the greatest horse ballet in history" (International Encyclopedia of the Dance). Bound with Schmelzer, Johann Heinrich (circa 1620/1623-1680). Arie per il balletto à cavallo, nella festa rappresentata per le gloriosissime nozze delle SS. CC. MM.tà di Leopoldo Primo, Imperatore Augustissimo, et di Margherita Infanta di Spagna. Vienna, Matthäus Cosmerovin, 1667Sbarra, Francesco Lucca 1611 - 1668 Vienna Sieg-Streit deß Lufft und Wassers Freuden-Fest zu Pferd zu dem Glorwürdigisten Beyläger Beeder Kayserlichen Majestäten Leopoldi deß Ersten Römischen Kaysers. und Margarita, Gebohrner Königlichen Infantin auß Hispanien dargestellet in dero Kayserlichen Residentz Statt Wienn. Vienna, Matthäus Cosmerovin, 1667 folio (300 × 195 mm), (20) ff. signed A-K2, not foliated or paginated, plus thirty engraved plates captioned in Italian (nine folding and twenty-one full-page) of which five engraved by Franciscus van den Steen (all but one after designs by Nicolas iv de Hoey), fourteen (including series numbered 1-12) engraved by Jan Ossenbeeck (after Hoey), two engraved by Gerard Bouttats (after Hoey), eight num­bered 1-8 both drawn and engraved by Hoey, and one print unsigned (most probably engraved by Ossenbeeck). provenance Viktor Ferdinand von Althann auf-der-Goldburg-zu-Murstetten (1633-1676), title-page inscribed Inscriptus est Bibliotheca [name deleted] | donatus ab Ill.mo D.no D.no Victore ab Althan... Anno 1667 -- Reiss & Sohn, Auktion 89, Königstein im Taunus, 7 May 2003, lot 2166 Minor and well-executed repairs to hinges of two folding plates, fore-edge of another plate abraded, overall in fine state of preservation. binding contemporary leather-backed vellum boards (bound with a related work, see below). A description (with libretto interspersed) of one of the most magnificent of Hapsburg court entertainments, a balletto à cavallo performed on 24 and 31 January 1667 in the inner court square (Innerer Burghof) in Vienna, to celebrate the marriage of the Emperor Leopold i (1640-1705) to the Spanish Infanta Margarita Teresa (1651-1673). The specta­cle, involving around a thousand luxuriously dressed actors and two hundred musicians, was created and produced by the Florentine impresario Alessandro Carducci, aided by Carlo Pasetti of Ferrara, who designed theatrical machinery and scenes. 'For centuries... [it] has been considered the greatest horse ballet in history'. 1 The 'Contest between Air and Water' elaborates the conceit that the elements of air and water are in dispute over which of them has brought forth the beautiful Margarita; air calls on fire for help, and water on earth, and a mock combat with pistols and swords ensues. The tournament commences with a parade of decorated floats circling the Burghof, each bearing singers and surrounded by musicians and soldiers on foot and horseback. First to enter is the ship of the Argonauts bearing Fama, who recounts the quarrel between the ele­ments; then air, fire, water, and earth in that order. The machines retire and combat between the two sides begins. Sud­denly, a voice sings out, the fighting ceases, and painted clouds part to reveal Eternity in her Temple, who explains that Margarita belongs to neither ele­ment, but to Leopold. The temple opens and out comes the Emperor himself leading a pro­cession of the spirits of his ancestors, musicians, courtiers, soldiers, and the 'Chariot of Glory'. Glory calls on the Emperor, twelve spirits, and thirty-six riders to perform an equestrian ballet, and after it concludes, all the participants leave the courtyard. 2 [img-2582-left-large_default] The ship of the Argonauts bearing Fama, the first of the festival machines to enter the Burghof (folding plate 580 ×445 mm, by Franciscus van den Steen after a drawing by Nicolas iv de Hoey) [img-2583-left-large_default] 'Retirata di S.M.C. Seguita da Capi Squadri Cavalieri, et accompagnatore della Festa, nel Tempio delle Eternità' (folding plate 290 × 430 mm, by Jan Ossenbeeck after de Hoey) The first of the illustrations 'Comparsa dei Cavalieri' (440 × 690 mm, platemark) depicts the Burghof ringed with seats and the carousel of the 'Nava degli Argonauti' and four floats signifying the elements: 'Gruppo di Nubi, con Giunone, et Iride in l'Arco Baleno' (air, represented by Iris on her rainbow), 'Grotta di Vulcano per la Squadriglia del Fuoco' (fire, represented by Vulcan's mountain), 'Seno di Mare, con Nettuno per la Squadriglia dell acqua' (water, represented by Neptune's fountain), and 'Giardino di Berecintia per la Squadriglia della Terra' (earth, represented by Berecinthia surrounded by gambolling fauns). The next five plates are details, the first showing the ship of the Argonauts, designed to accommodate sixty actors and the largest of Pasetti's machines (580 × 445 mm), then the float of each element (circa 280 × 440 mm). Another large plate, 'Comparsa di sua Maesta Ces.a dal Tempio dell'Eternità' (440 × 700 mm), depicts the entry of the Emperor into the arena, and is followed by one of the 'Carro della Gloria' with the heroic virtues on board (285 × 440 mm). The mock combat, conducted on foot and horseback and abruptly termi­nated by the descent of the Emperor from the temple of Eternity, is recorded on a series of eight plates entitled 'Parte delle figure dei Caroselli' (each print circa 140 × 200 mm). A series of thirteen prints, entitled 'Parte delle Figure del Balletto' (circa 275 × 180 mm), records the choreography of the equestrian ballet, organised in twelve figures with an exit procession, and per­formed according to a dance suite composed by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (see below). These illustrations show both the patterns executed on the ground by groups of eight, six, or four riders (the Emperor always in the centre), and the steps and leaps performed in the air: the croupade (a dressage figure), and the capriole (a leap in which the horse kicks out its hind legs). The final illustration records the 'Retirata... nel Tempio delle Eternità' (290 × 430 mm). 3 The court librettist Francesco Sbarra was assisted by Antonio Bertali (1605-1669), who composed the chorus and vocal soli (his music is lost), and by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, who provided instrumental music (see below). Two settings of the text are recorded by the Vd17 project (Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 17. Jahrhunderts). 4 An edition with Italian text (La Contesa Dell'Aria, e Dell'Acqua) was published simultane­ously with the same plates. 5 An edition in quarto format with cop­ies of the illustrations by Andreas Frölich was published as part of the compilation 'Allerhöchst-Feyerlichste Festivitäten' in the Diarium euro­paeum, xv, Appendix oder Anhang (Frankfurt am Main circa 1667). references Anton Mayer, Wiens Buchdrucker-Geschichte 1482-1882 (Vienna 1883), i, p.253, no. 1451; Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin (1939), no. 2850 and Staatliche Museen Berlin, Katalog der Lipperheideschen Kostümbibliothek, edited by Eva Nienholdt & Gretel Wagner-Neumann (Berlin 1965), Sc8 (lacking a plate); Das Barocke Fest, exhibi­tion cata­logue by Eckehart Nölle, Neuen Residenz (Bamberg 1968), no. 41; Libretti. Verzeichnis der bis 1800 erschienenen Textbücher [in Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel] (Frankfurt am Main 1970), nos. 1491-1492; Edmund A. Bowles, Musical ensembles in festi­val books 1550-1800. An icono­graphical & documentary survey (Ann Arbor 1981), pp.329-334; Frank-Rutger Hausmann, Bibliographie der deutschen Übersetzungen aus dem Italienischen (Tübingen 1992), no. 1045 Bound with Schmelzer, Johann Heinrich Scheibbs (Lower Austria) circa 1620/1623 - 1680 Prague Arie per il balletto à cavallo, nella festa rappresentata per le gloriosissime nozze delle SS. CC. MM.tà di Leopoldo Primo, Imperatore Augustissimo, et di Margherita Infanta di Spagna. Vienna, Matthäus Cosmerovin, 1667 folio (300 × 195 mm), (6) ff. signed A6 (A2-A6 signed A2, B, B2, C, C2), not foliated or paginated. Woodcut device on title-page. The composer of the instrumental music for the balletto à cavallo performed in 1667 for the wedding of the Emperor Leopold and the Infanta Margarita Teresa was Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, the leading Austrian composer of instrumental music of his genera­tion. The music consists of five movements: 'Corrente per l'Intrada di S.M.C. & di tutti i Cavaglieri', 'Giga per Entrata de i Saltatori [specially-trained horsemen, executing the caprioles], e per molte altre figure', 'Follia per nuovo ingresso de i Saltatori, & altre opera­zioni de Cavalli', 'Allemanda per gl'intrecci e figure di passegio grave introdotto da S.M.C. e Cavaglieri', and 'Sarabande per termine del Balletto'. 'Nach Sbarras Beschreibung wurde die das eigentli­che Ballett einleitende Sinfonia von über 100 Saiteninstrumenten, dazu Flöten, Trompeten und anderen Blasinstrumenten ge­spielt. Die als Intrada fungierende Corrente, die Follia als mittleren der fünf Tänze und die Sarabanda am Ende, alle sechsstimmig, führten 24 Trompeten und zwei Paar Pauken aus, die Giga vier Clarini, die zweistimmig mit dem doppelchörigen Streichorchester konzer­tierten, und die Allemanda nur die Streicher'. 6 This edition was appended to both the Italian and German editions of Sbarra's libretto (see above), but apparently not all copies. It was reprinted as part of 'Allerhöchst-Feyerlichste Festivitäten' in the Diarium europaeum, xv , Appendix oder Anhang at Frankfurt am Main circa 1667. references Anton Mayer, Wiens Buchdrucker-Geschichte 1482-1882 (Vienna 1883), i, p.252, no. 1471; Egon Wellesz, Die Ballett-Suiten von Johann Heinrich und Anton Andreas Schmelzer (Vienna 1914), pp.53-63, 74; Helmut Schultz, Deutsche Bläsermusik vom Barock bis zur Klassik, Das Erbe deutscher Musik 14 (Kassel 1961), pp.19-20; Teatro y fiesta del Siglo de Oro en tierras europeas de los Austrias, catalogue of an exhibition held at Real Alcázar (Seville 2003), p.304 fig. 232 (title-page reproduced); Dancing by the book: a catalogue of books 1531-1804 in the collec­tion of Mary Ann O'Brian Malkin (New York 2003), no. 117/2 (title-page reproduced); Charles E. Brewer, The instrumental music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat and their contemporaries (London 2016), pp.49-50 [img-2584-left-large_default] Height of binding 310 mm 1. International Encyclopedia of the Dance (New York & Oxford 1998), iii, pp.381-382. Hilde Haider-Pregler, 'Das Roßballett im Inneren Burghof zu Wien' in Maske und Kothurn 15 (1969), pp.291-324; Herbert Seifert, 'Die Festlichkeiten zur ersten Hochzeit Kaiser Leopolds i' in Österreichische Musikzeitschrift 29 (1974), pp.6-16; Seifert's Der Oper am Wiener Kaiserhof (Tutzing 1985), pp.58, 458; and his Der Sig-prangende Hochzeit-Gott: Hochzeitsfeste am Wiener Hof der Habsburger und ihre Allegorik, 1622-1699 (Vienna 1988), pp.29-32; Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, 'The equestrian ballet in seventeenth-century Europe' in German Life & Letters. A Quarterly Review 36 (1982-1983), pp.198-212; Maria Golubeva, The Glorification of emperor Leopold i in image, spectacle, and text (Mainz 2000), pp.104-105. 2. Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, Triumphal shews: tourna­ments at German-speaking courts in their European con­text 1560-1730 (Berlin 1992), pp.94-105. 3. F.W.H. Hollstein and subsequent editors have described the prints inexactly in Dutch & Flemish etchings, engrav­ings and woodcuts 1450-1700, ix (Amsterdam 1953), p.48 nos. 11-18 (de Hoey), xiv (Amsterdam 1956), p.211 nos. 44-58 (Ossenbeeck), xxviii (Blaricum 1984), pp.58-59 nos. 28-32 (van den Steen); see now, Peter Fuhring, Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum, ii. The Seventeenth century (Rotterdam 2004), nos. 10405-10434. 4. VD17 1:088448B, having catchword 'Herr' on folio C1 recto, locating four copies, all incomplete; and VD17 23:248829K, having catchword 'Grav' on folio C1 recto (as our copy), locating six copies, of which two apparently complete (including Wolfenbüttel, Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Gl 4° 424, digitised for 'Festkultur online', http://dbs.hab.de/barock/feast.htm). The copies at Harvard and New York Public Library also are incomplete (lacking one and two plates respectively). 5. VD17 23:250918U: three copies (including Wolfenbüt­tel, Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Hn 4° 32: 'Ohne den ge­falt.Kupferstich "Comparsa dei cavalieri... nel maggior cortile dell'imperiale residenza in Vienna..." der dt. Aus­gabe'; digitised for the Wolfenbütteler Digitale Biblio­thek', http://diglib.hab.de/drucke/hn-4f-32/start.htm). 6. Herbert Seifert, op. cit., 1985, pp.144-145.

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        's Graven-Hage, met de voornaemste plaetsen en vermaeklykheden. 2e druk. Den Haag, Abraham Troyel, 1700.

      4°: *-2* 4 A-S 4, gepag.: 16, 143 [1] pp. Met een grote uitslaande plattegrond van Den Haag uit 1667, gegraveerd door C. Elandt en 5 etsen door dezelfde. Papieren omslag Lit.: NNBW VI, 424 Nijhoff/Van Hattum 79 Jacob van der Does (Den Haag 1641 - Den Haag 1680) werd in 1672 door stadhouder Willem III benoemd tot thesauriër van Den Haag en is dat tot zijn dood gebleven. Hij heeft gedurende zijn leven een aantal gedichten geschreven (in 1747 in één bundel uitgegeven door Joh. Smits te Amsterdam), maar hij is vooral bekend door deze berijmde beschrijving van Den Haag, waarvan de eerste druk in 1668 uitkwam bij H. Gael in Den Haag, nog in datzelfde jaar gevolgd door een uitgave bij een andere Haagse uitgever, J. Tongerloo, die vijf stadsgezichten toevoegde aan het werk. De fraaie plattegrond van Den Haag van C. Elandt met zijn minutieus gegraveerde huisjes en bomen, voorzien van de wapens van Holland en Den Haag en die van de zittende Haagse regenten, meet circa 40 bij 40 centimeter; de vijf geëtste prenten zijn getiteld 'het Voor Hout', 'het Hoff', 't huijs te Riswijck', 'De Nieuwe Kerck' en 'Schevelinck'. Cornelis Elandt was schilder, tekenaar en etser en tussen 1660 en 1670 in Den Haag werkzaam.

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        Il nipotismo di Roma. O vero relatione delle raggioni che muovono i pontefici, all'ingrandimento de' nipoti. Del bene, e male che hanno portato alla chiesa.S.n.l. (ma Amsterdam, D. Elzevier), , 1667.

      S.n.l. (ma Amsterdam, D. Elzevier), 1667 - Due parti in un volume di cm. 13, pp. (24) 208; 248 (24). Leg. coeva in piena perg. rigida con unghie. Esemplare ben conservato. Gregorio Leti (1630-1701), celebre poligrafo milanese, fu una delle figure più caratteristiche del libertinismo italiano. autore numerose opere messe all'indice per il contenuto polemicamente anti-clericale. Rara edizione originale. Così Willems (1384): "édition bien imprimée et qui sort des presses de Daniel Elzevier". Cfr. anche Piantanida, I, 391; Olschki, Choix, 17402; Melzi, II, p. 233. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Johann Samuel Carln D.Gräffl. Isenb. Hof-Medici Zeugnüße von Medicina Morali, in einigen aus Physicalischen und Moralischen vermengten Betrachtungen geflossenen Vorstellungen auf besondere Anforderungen und Gelegenheiten mitgetheilt. 10 Teile in einem Band. Zwischengebunden: Ders.: Armen-Apotheck nach allen Grund- Theilen u. -Sätzen der Medicin. 5. verm. Aufl.

      Carl (1667-1757) war Leibarzt des dänischen Königs Enthält Kapitelteile über die "Mord-Medicin ... wie durch unnöthiges/ unrichtiges Mediciniren so viele Schaden geschehen" "Von der Gesund-Brunnen Mißbrauch" "Vom Wasser-Engel" "Von dem gefährlichen Dienst der Säug-Ammen" "Vom Pest-Engel" "Von Universal-Arzney" "Die Zucht des Weibes zur Heiligung der Seelen" "Diaetica particulares" "Das Geheimnis der Freyheit" "Vorstellungen von dreyfacher Einleitung in die Medicin" Die "Armen-Apotheke", basiert auf der Stahlschen Krankheitstheorie des Animismus. Sie ist vorne nach dem Inhaltsverzeichnis der "Medicina Morali" zwischengebunden.

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        Römer ('Römer Pflatz - Allwo nach geschener Krönungs Procession, die He. Churfürsten Ihro Erb Äempter verrichten').

      - Kupferstich aus Merians Theatrum Europaeum, 1667, 28 x 36 Fauser 4117. - Römerplatz anläßlich der Krönungsfeierlichkeiten Leopolds I. i.J. 1658; darüber 2 Ansichten der Krönungsfeier im Dom.

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        Een Welbereidt Dis-Genoot, Aen de Taafel des Heeren. Verhandelende die deughden, welke een Christen vercieren, om waardiglijk het H. Avondmaal te ontfangen. Getrokken uit het treflijk werk van Jeremias Dyke, Genaemt de Waerdige communicant. Daar bygevoegt H. Overdenkingen, Gebeden, voor, in, en na 't H. Avondmaal, als oock Een Kort Begrijp van de Christelijke Godgeleertheid, door Hendrik Uilenbroek. Vierde Druk.

      Amsterdam, Johannes van Someren/2e werk: Dordrecht, Symon Onder de Linde 1667. 2 werken in 1 band, (titelprent, 21) 234, (4) 292 p. Half Leer, 12° (Latere band, pagina 13/14 in kopie, titelprent wat verstevigd.).

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        Menapii. - Evesché De Ruremonde. - Quartier de Gueldres dans le Duché de Gueldres. Par le N. Sanson d'Abbev Geogr. ordre du S. M. Avecq Privilege pour Vingt Ans. A Paris Chez P. Mariette rue S Iacq. 1667.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Nicolas Sanson d' Abbeville & Pierre Mariette in Paris, dat. 1667, 42 x 41,5 Pastoureau, Les Atlas Francais XVI.-XVII. Siècles, S. 402 ff., Sanson VI, 92. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Geldern im Bistum Roermond in dem Gebiet Emmerich, Eindhoven, Heinsberg und Rheinberg mit Einzeichnung der Fossa Eugeniana. - Venlo, Roermond, Geldern, Rheinberg mit Befestigungsanlagen. - Unten links Titelkartusche; oben rechts Maßstab. - Die Karte wurde zunächst als Einzelblatt publiziert dann für den Atlas "ecclésiastique" und 1676 vom Sohn des Verfassers, Guillaume Sanson im Atlas "Cartes particulières de la France" veröffentlicht.

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        Een Welbereidt Dis-Genoot, Aen de Taafel des Heeren. Verhandelende die deughden, welke een Christen vercieren, om waardiglijk het H. Avondmaal te ontfangen. Getrokken uit het treflijk werk van Jeremias Dyke, Genaemt de Waerdige communicant. Daar bygevoegt H. Overdenkingen, Gebeden, voor, in, en na 't H. Avondmaal, als oock Een Kort Begrijp van de Christelijke Godgeleertheid, door Hendrik Uilenbroek. Vierde Druk.

      Amsterdam, Johannes van Someren/2e werk: Dordrecht, Symon Onder de Linde 1667 - 2 werken in 1 band, (titelprent, 21) 234, (4) 292 p. Half Leer, 12° (Latere band, pagina 13/14 in kopie, titelprent wat verstevigd.)

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        PHÆDRI, Augusti Cæsaris Liberti, FABULARUM AESOPIARUM libri quinque; Notis perpetuis illustrate, & cum integris Aliorum observationibus in lucem editi a Johanne Laurentio Jcto.

      Amsterdam: Johannem Janssonium & Viduam Elizei Weyerstraet. 1667. [64], 462, [204] pages. Illustrated with engraved title by Christoph Hagens, and 103 textual engravings, many depicting scenes from contemporary life. Early, but not contemporary, full leather, recently re-backed. 8vo. First Illustrated edition of Phaedrus to be published in the Netherlands; also the first edition edited by Laurentius. It contains the text of 92 Phaedrus fables with extensive annotations (the first edition of 1596 had only 64 fables). Slight browning throughout; frontispiece shaved to the image at fire-edge; else a very good copy of a scarce issue of this title. In this copy there are cancellation plates to pages 133, 194 and 205. Landwehr records that the 'brothel scene' on page 276 has often been defaced or removed, but is extant in this copy. Bodeman, Das illustrierte Fabelbuch, 75.1; Fabula Docet 68; Landwehr, Emblem books Low Countries F143; for Hagen: Thieme-Becker XV, p. 461; Wurzbach II, p. 632

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        D. Aurelii Augustini Hippon. Episc. Enarrationes In Psalmos Cum Indice Rerum Et Sententiarum Locupletissimo

      Paris: Desprez, Guillelm, 1667. 5th or later Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Headpiece, Tailpiece, Elaborate Initials. . Vi, 1076, [Xcviii] Complete Original Full Calf, 5 Bands, Spine And Bands Gilt. Edges Of Page Block With Publisher's Red Color. Initial And Final Endpapers. Leather Worn But Very Well Maintained, Not Dried Out, Ancient Repairs At Joints, Top Of Spine, Lower Front Tip. Binding Very Solid And Hinges Tight. Antique Label At Upper Left Corner Of Front Pastedown, Ancient Ink Library Inscription At Gutter Edge Of Title Page, No Other Marks. Pages Clean And Complete, No Foxing Or Stains. Worldcat Records One Institutional Holding, In Lyon.

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        Antignome fisico-matematiche con il nuovo orbe e sistema terrestre .

      Livorno, G.V. Bonfigli, 1667 - 4to (220 x 160 mm), pp xii 179 [1, errata]; title in red and black with woodcut Medici arms, and numerous woodcut diagrams in text; a very good copy, uncut in original carta rustica.First edition, important in the history of post-Galilean atomist physics. Rossetti was a pupil of Borelli and Redi and a convinced Galilean atomist. He developed a philosophical physics compounded of Lucretian atomism, the metaphysics of Gassendi, and the atomism of Galileo's Il Saggiatore. 'In 1667, Rossetti published a pamphlet entitled Antignome fisico-matematica, which openly professed the atomism of The Assayer and, indeed, even without obviously quoting it explicitly, violated the self-censorship agreement which had been maintained until that moment regarding the book, quoting from it in a direct, transparent mention of the famous Democritan passage on mathematical characters in the book of nature. "Among our letters," Rossetti wrote, "some go with the other perfectly, such as the vowels . and such must be the case with Atoms, because if every one conformed with every other in the same way, new species would every day be seen in the World and those already seen would vanish." As if that were not enough, Rossetti polemicized against Father Fabri in defense of the corpuscular emanation of light, "effluvium of corpuscles," and then, a year later, in a polemic with a Bolognese Aristotelian, he referred to the atomism in Galileo's Discourse on Floating Bodies'' (Redondi, Galileo: Heretic p 309).When Rossetti's protector Cardinal Leopoldo de' Medici died in 1675, 'matters endled badlyu; and what he had perhaps wished to be a rehabilitation of Galileo and a celebration of The Assayer's fiftieth anniversary was transformed into a bitter defeat' (op cit).Carli and Favaro 307; Riccardi I.2 594 n 1; OCLC records Michigan only for North America

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        The Parable of the Pilgrim: Written to a Friend.

      Full leather. Second edition. Restored to spine. Blind stamped spine, with recent gilt titles to burgundy label. Bookplates of former owners to front flyleaf and paste down. (One being the Zion Research Library). The Parable of the Pilgrim was one of Bishop Patrick's most interesting works - constructed on similar lines to 'Pilgrim's Progress'J. H. Shorthouse, whose bookplate and signature both appear in this book, was an English novelist (1834-1903), influenced by Ruskin and Pre-Raphaelitism, author of the influential 'John Inglesant' among other works. he was also a a prolific 'book plater.' His bookplate appears in numerous bookseller's catalogues. PATRICK, SIMON (Symon) (1626-1707) was Bishop of Ely. Prior to that, he had been Rector of St Pauls, Covent Garden, and won the admiration of his parishioner's for remaining there during the plague years. He was a polemicist, whose chief works were protecting the Church of England against Papists.

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      Ex Officina Plantiniana, Balthazar Moretus. Tre parti in un volume in folio; piena pelle coeva, dorso a sei nervi con ricchi fregi e titolo in oro, taglio picchiettato (spellature, cerniere deboli); pp. (16), 547, (33); 36; 84, (14) Manca l'ultima carta bianca. Frontespizio della prima parte stampato in rosso e nero con una grande marca incisa in rame al centro. Altre marche tipografiche in legno ripetute agli altri titoli ed in fine (cfr. M.P. Delalain, Inventaire des marques d'imprimeurs et de libraires, pp. 202-203). Iniziali e finalini xilografici. La seconda e la terza parte, che si aprono con frontespizio proprio, sono datate 1667. Commento stampato su due colonne. Leggera brunitura uniforme, ma ottima copia marginosa e ben rilegata. Sontuosa edizione stampata nell'Officina Plantiniana da Balthasar Moretus per le cure di Joan de Wouwer. La seconda parte ha titolo: Iusti LipsI Dispunctio notarum Mirandulani codicis ad Corn. Tacitum; la terza: C. Velleius Paterculus cum animadversionibus Iusti Lipsi..

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        Wisconstich Filosofisch Bedryf. Begrepen in veertien Boeken. WAARBIJ: Plaetboec. Vervangende de Figuren of Formen gehorig tottet Wiscon(s)tich Filosofisch Bedryf. Begrepen in XIV Boeken met een Aenhang.

      Leyden, Philips de Croy 1667/1668. 2 werken, Tekstboek: 14 delen + aanhangsel in 1 band, (10) 28, 40, 24, 55, 62, 52, 32, 34, 56, 34, 35-84, 52, 30, 32, 61 (3) p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Leer, 4° Platenboek: (2) (58) folia. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Leer, Folio (Het tekstboek is wat gebruind. Zeer zeldame set van 2 afzonderlijk uitgegeven werken door Hendrik Stevin, 1614-na 1668. Stevin was een 'verdienstelijk wiskundige', hij is vooral bekend door het ontwikkelen van het vroegst bekende plan om de Zuiderzee af te sluiten. In het tekstboek beschrijft hij zijn wiskundige theorieën welke verder geïllustreerd worden in het platenboek op 29 dubbele gravures.).

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