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        DE RE VESTIARIA Libri Septem. Quatuor postremi nunc primum prodeunt: reliqui emendatiores & auctiores. Adiectis iconibus, quibus res tota oculis subijcitur. Quibus in hac nostra tertia editione accesserunt Analecta de Re Vestiaria, & Dissertatio de Veterum Lucernis Sepulchralibus

      Patavi (Padua): Petri Mariae Frambotti 3rd edition with large additions., 1685. Hardcover. Good. Copperplates (frontis of 3 male figures & Minerva on architectural stage + 50 plates & 2 text illustratations by Ruffonus, Gio. Georg or unsigned. Three Books in One quarto vellum-spined thin pasteboard covers (tips bumped covers damp marked). Engraved title + printed title with woodcut PFM printer's mark (Minerva with owl) +3 full page plates preceding dedication leaf +[6]ppprelims +261p; Titlepage to "Pars Altera Libri Quatuor" with larger PFM Minerva printer's mark signed DR +[6]pp prelims +213pp + [21]pp indices +"Analecta de Re Vestiaria sive exercitationes ad Albert Rubenius Commentarium, accessit dissertatio De Veterum Lucernis" with repeat of printer's mark of 1st titlepage +[10]pp prelims + 155pp +Titlepage to De Veterum Lucernis with printer's mark +39pp +[16]pp index + multi folding copy of a Latin inscription. Neat early MS note in Latin on flyleaf about placing of 2 plates.The plates sometimes back to back with some show-through, sometimes ex collation sometimes within count, numbers don't run consectutively. Eight leaves have neat minor marginalia, last 4 index leaves with worm hole affecting a few letters & a few others with marginal worm holes not touching text, some gatherings browned, tide marks from old dampness leaving residual ring marks, mostly marginal and those that intrude into the printed area don't hinder legibility. Pages throughout entirely uncut with good big margins and the paper strong and supple. This edition contains the Analecta and de Lucernis Sepulchralibus for the first time - there are thus 4 full titlepages. *The earliest major work on costumes and clothing of the Greeks and Romans, using statuary and classical written descriptions as source. The first volume was published in 1642, this edition is the first containing all Ferrari's works on this subject. The Analecta contains answers to a related work by Albert Rubens, son of the painter.

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        Of Sewers

      M. Flesher, London 1685 - The Reading of the Famous and Learned Robert Callis Esq., upon the Statute of 23 H.8.cap.5. of Sewers: as it was delivered by him at Gray's Inn, in August, 1622. Book published in 1685. Royal 8vo (23 by 18cms). Pp 291, 70pp of The Table.Recently rebound in full leather. Raised bands to spine. Gilt lines to bands. Gilt title labels. Cambridge panel in gilt on both boards. New hand-sewn headbands. Contents very clean and free from foxing. Just think what a mess we would all be in without this book!! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meditationes de prima philosophia in quibus Dei Existentia, and Animæ humanæ a corpore Distinctio, demonstrantur. His adjunctæ sunt variæ objectiones virorum in istas de Deo and Anima demonstrationes; cum responsionibus auctoris. Editio ultima prioribus auctior and emendatior. 

      Amstelodami, ex typographia Blaviana, 1685. In 4to in 2 parti (199 x 153 mm). [xviii] 191 [1] pp. e 164, 88 pp. Ritratto calcografico di Cartesio in antiporta. Iniziali e fregi xilografici. Pergamena rigida coeva con titolo anticamente manoscritto al dorso, tagli spruzzati d'azzurro. Assente la carta bianca 3*2. Pallide fioriture occasionali, per il resto copia molto buona. Edizione riveduta ed accresciuta delle Meditationes di Cartesio, pubblicate per la prima volta in latino nel 1641. Esse espandono il sistema filosofico cartesiano, ampliando la prima formulazione che ne era stata fatta nel Discorso sul metodo (1637). L'opera dimostra l'esistenza di Dio, e la distinzione tra l'anima e il corpo umano, e risponde alle molte obiezioni fatte da diversi eruditi in merito all'argomento.. .

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        Tabellen-Büchlein. uber die sammentlich: Denen Bairischen Craiss-Staenden, zugehorige Territoria, Land: Pfleg: und Richter Aempter, [et]c. ... So in der ... Chur-Bairischen Mappa, Und dessen ordentlichem Register zufinden.

      München, Jäcklin 1685.. Mit gestoch. Titel, Blatt für das nicht gedruckte Portrait des Kurfürsten Mex Emanuel und gefalt. grenzkolor. Kupferstichkarte. 6 unnum. (1 w.), 67 (recte 74) num., 2 unnum. Bl. Prgt. d. Zt. Vgl. Pfister I, 476. Lentner 3154. - Tabellenband zur großen Finckhschen Karte mit einer verkleinerten Wiedergabe der Karte. Bei der Beschreibung des ohnedies seltenen Werkes findet man in Auktionskatalogen immer wieder die Bemerkung "ohne das vereinzelt beigegebene Porträt". Kurioserweise schein es gar nicht gedruckt worden zu sein; hier vorhanden das dafür vorgesehene Blatt mit einer gedruckten Angabe zum Portraitierten - allerding sieht der Betrachter dort nur eine unbedruckte Fläche, die vom Holzstock nie berührt wurde. So machte es wohl auch wenig Sinn das Blatt dem Buch beizubinden, hier ist es aber tatsächlich vorhanden. - Mit gest. Exlibris des Münchner Theatinerklosters "Domus S. S. Adelhaidis et Caetani" (Warnecke 1410). - Due Karte mit 2 kleinen alten Hinterlegungen am Rand. Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        La pratique des accouchemens soutenue d'un grand nombre d'observations.

      Paris, de l'imprimerie de G.Martin, et se vend chez l'auteur, 1685. - Paris, 1685 ; 1 vol. in-8 (19 x 12.5 cm), (18), 368 pp., 1 portrait, 8 planches, plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, roulettes sur les coupes, tranches jaspées, coiffes et coins habillement restaurés, ex-libris manuscrit ancien au titre ; bel exemplaire. *** ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT 17-th CENTURY TREATISES ON OBSTETRICS (A FINE COPY) *** Édition originale rare (comme ici) en bel état. Cet excellent ouvrage consiste en un recueil de 81 observations variées, plaisantes à lire et assorties de réflexions souvent judicieuses. Portal innove en préconisant la version monopode et en affirmant le caractère habituellement eutocique de la présentation de la face. Il reconnaît le placenta praevia, dont il fait une excellente étude. Portal semble pressentir la contagiosité de la fièvre puerpérale, par l'intermédiaire des doigts de la sage-femme. Les mérites de cet ouvrage furent souvent méconnus par les contemporains de Portal, qui se référaient aux ¿uvres de Mauriceau. Cet ouvrage est orné d'un beau portrait de Portal et de huit planches ; l'une d'entre elles représente la première illustration connue d'une môle hydatiforme. Ce livre fut rapidement traduit en suédois, en hollandais et en anglais. Paul Portal (1650-1703), né à Montpellier, se fixa à Paris où il devint un accoucheur très réputé. Il fut responsable du secteur des accouchées de l'Hôtel-Dieu. REFERENCES: Garrison & Morton, 6148: "Portal's important treatise included his demonstration that version could be done with one foot. He also taught that face presentation usually ran a normal course. English translation, 1705." ; Dunn PM: Paul Portal (1630¿1703), man-midwife of Paris, Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal, 2006, 91(5), F385-387: "Portal was the first doctor to give a good description of placenta praevia. His textbook contained interesting accounts of problem cases that he had encountered. One of the first to use clinical case histories as a teaching technique, he was clearly an excellent observer who weighed and considered his facts before relating them in a simple and straightforward style. He had confidence in the power of nature and was against interfering in labour unless matters were obviously deteriorating. Paul Portal still provides us today with lessons from the past." ; Cutter IS & Viets HR: Short history of midwifery, pp. 81-83 ; Hagelin O: The womans booke, pp. 70-71: "First edition of this eminently practical treatise based upon Portal's personal experiences and observations collected over more than thirty years. His case reports have a rare charm in their simplicity and clarity, and reveal the sincerity of the author and his unique talent as an observer." ; Longo LD & Reynolds LP: Some historical aspects of understanding placental development, structure and function, Int. J. Dev. Biol., 2010, 54, 237-255 ; von Siebold KJ : Essai d'une histoire de l'obstétricie , T. II, pp. 150-153 : "Cette habileté, jointe à un rare talent d'observation, l'ont mis en état de rendre un compte exact des cas qui se présentaient dans sa pratique, et de les apprécier avec une indépendance complète de toute idée préconçue ; les cas les plus remarquables sont racontés dans un langage simple, révélant beaucoup de choses, qui plus tard sont produites comme des nouveautés." ; Duchatel Fr : Paul Portal (1630 ?-1er juillet 1703) : Un accoucheur méconnu du XVIIe siècle. Hist. Sci. Med. 1980, 14, 407-418. © S.A.S. Jean-Pierre Aubert, 2017. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1685 Benedictine Monastics BIBLE Illustrated Chemin Royal la Croix Haeften RARE

      Paris: chez Jacques Villery, M.DC.LXXXV. [1685]. - 1685 Benedictine Monastics BIBLE Illustrated Chemin Royal la Croix Haeften RARE Benoist Haeften was a 17th-century Benedictine monk whose devout study of theology and philosophy was realized in his works on Catholic liturgy, doctrine, and prayer. This book, ‘Chemin Royal de la Croix’ is a spiritual devotional and bible study aid illustrated throughout with 38 engravings depicting the life, ministry, and miracles, of Jesus. Item number: #2570 Price: $550 HAEFTEN, Benoist Le chemin royal de la croix Paris: chez Jacques Villery, M.DC.LXXXV. [1685]. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [20], 564, [6] o Illustrated with 38 exquisite engravings • Language: French • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~7.5in X 4.75in (19cm x 12.5cm) • Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide 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! 2570 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mysteria Gemina Antimonii, Das ist: Von den grossen Geheimnüssen deß Antimonii, In 2. Tractat abgetheilt: Deren Einer/ Die Artzeneyen zu anfallenden Menschlichen Kranckheiten offenbaret/ Der Ander aber/ Wie die Metallen erhöhet/ und in Verbesserung übersetzet werden / Mit mancherley künstlichen und Philosophischen ... Bereitungen/ ... illustrirt/ und ... publicirt worden Durch Johann Thölden/ Hessum.

      Nürnberg, Fürst, ca. 1685.. Mit Kupfertitel und einer gest. Tafel. 3 Bll., 380 S., 14 Bll. - Angebunden: Basilius Valentinus: Triumph-Wagen Antimonii, Fratris Basilii Valentini Benedictiner Ordens. Allen/ so den Grund der Uhralten Medicin suchen/ auch zu der Hermetischen Philosophie Beliebnis tragen/ ... und samt noch sieben andern gleichmässig höchstnutzlichen Tractätlein an den Tag gegeben / Durch Johann Thölden, Hessum. Nürnberg, Hoffmann und Lochner 1676. Mit Kupfertitel. 7 Bll., 467 S., 10 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. I.: VD17 39:116623G; Brüning 2589; Ferchl 523; Ferguson II, 415; Caillet 10424. - Seltene, nicht datierte Nürnberger Ausgabe des Hauptwerkes des bedeutenden Danziger Alchemisten von Suchten. Caillet datiert diese vorliegende Ausgabe irrtümlich auf 1604 und damit auf das gleiche Jahr wie die in Leipzig erschienene erste Sammelausgabe. – "Suchten ist der geistige Urheber der Basilius-Valentinus-Schriften" (Ferchl). - Enhält die beiden Traktate "Vom Antimonio Oder Spießglas" und "Von der Transmutation und Veränderung der Metallen". - Zu Beginn die ausführliche Einleitung von Johann Thölde. - II.: VD17 3:602177H; Brüning 2346; Ferchl 25; ADB II, 125; Chorinski 964; vgl. Caillet 809, Duveen 47, Ferguson I, 78, Honeyman 240f. - Erstmals 1604 erschienen. Enthält u.a. Übersetzungen von Bacon, Rodocher und Hollandus. - "Triumph-Wagen Antimonii" gilt als das bedeutenste Werk von Basilius Valentinus. Es handelt sich um eine Monographie des Antimons. - Decken mit kleineren Wurmlöchern, die sich auf den ersten und letzten Blättern fortsetzen. Gebräunt. - - - BITTE UM BEACHTUNG: AUSLIEFERUNG BESTELLTER BÜCHER KANN BETRIEBSBEDINGT ERST AB 14.02.2018 GESCHEHEN!!! - - - PLEASE NOTE: ORDERED BOOKS WILL BE SHIPPED NOT BEFORE 14/02/2018 !!!

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        Kst.- Karte, v. N. Visscher II, "Bavariae, Circulus atq. Electoratus .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1685, 57 x 45,5 (H) Koemann III, S. 179 ( Nr. 104 ).- Oben rechts prachtvolle Titelkartusche, mit Wappen und Meilenanzeiger ( jeweils altkoloriert), links oben Erklärungen. Zeigt Ober- und Niederbayern, Oberpfalz und das Erzbistum Salzburg. - Mit Druckprivileg.

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        Ch' n' ha' ceruel hapa gamb; o sia la liberatione di Vienna assediata dall'armi ottomane poemetto giocoso di Lotto Lotti in lingua popolare bolognese ..

      In Parma per gli Heredi del Vigna, 1685. Pp. (16), 121, (4), 2 c. b. Con cinque belle incisioni di Giovanni Giuseppe Cosattini raffiguranti scene dell'assedio. Manca l'antiporta incisa. Cartonato a colori moderno. Bell'esemplare di questa prima rara, ed unica, edizione originale. Bibl: British Library, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Italian books v. 1 p. 503

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        DE SECRETIS ADEPTORUM SIVE DE USU SPIRITUS VINI LULLIANI LIBRI IV. OPUS PRACTICUM PER CONCORDANTIAS PHILOSOPHORUM INTER SE DISCREPANTIUM, TAM EX ANTIQUIS, QUAM MODERNIS PHILOSOPHIAE ADEPTAE PATRIBUS MUTUO CONCILIATIS SUMMO STUDIO COLLECTUM... AMBURGO, G. S

      AMBURGO, G. SCHULTZEN TYPIS NICOLAI SPIERINGII, 1685. In-8°; 24 cc., 602 pp., 5 cc.; cartonatura rustica coeva con unghie, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Bell'esemplare genuino e a pieni margini, solo una uniforme ma leggera brunitura della carta come d'uso in queste stampe. Seconda edizione, apparsa un anno dopo la prima di Londra. Il testo indaga in particolare il processo alchemico della fermentazione e della distillazione. Le ricerche di Weidenfeld si occupavano di produrre, tramite la sperimentazione concreta, l'aqua vitae, lo spiritus vini, lo spiritus mellis e altri distillati anche ad uso alimentare; inoltre lo spiritus calcis vivae, l'oleum vel essentia salis, l'aqua mercurialis, l'aqua regis, il mercurius duplex e molti altri preparati sulla scorta di Lullo, Paracelso, Ruggero Bacone, Basilio Valentino, Ripley e di altri alchimisti. Una parte dell'opera di Weidenfeld, rimasta manoscritta, fu data alle fiamme per il suo contenuto alchemico-esoterico. "Weidenfeld tried to counteract the obscurity of hermetic writing by making public property of his own researches concerning the spirit of wine, in which the whole secret of the art was centered... his book is a collection of elements... divided into simples and compounds, and taken from various earlier writers" (Thorndike). Thorndike VIII, 394. Duveen 614. Ferguson II, 538 (edizione del 1768). Cfr. Ch.A. Becker, Das Aceton, der geheime Weingeist der Adepten, 1997.

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        RIMAS VARIAS DE LUIS DE CAMOENS

      - PRINCIPE DE LOS POETAS HEROYCOS, y Lyricos de España. OFRECIDAS AL MUY ILUSTRE SEÑOR D. IVAN DA SYLVA MARQUEZ DE GOUVEA, PRESIDENTE DEL DEZEMBARGO DEL PAC,O, Y MAYORDOMO MAYOR DE LA CASA REAL, &c. COMMENTADAS POR MANUEL DE FARIA, Y SOUSA, CAVALLERO DE LA ORDEN DE CHRISTO. TOMO I. Y II. Que contienen la primera, segunda, y tercera Centuria de los Sonetos. LISBOA. CON PRIVILEGIO REAL. En la Imprenta de Theotonio Damaso de Mello Impressor de la Casa Real. Con todas las Licencias necessárias. Año 1685. - RIMAS VARIAS DE LUIS DE CAMOENS PRINCIPE DE LOS POETAS HEROYCOS, y Lyricos de España. OFRECIDAS AL MUY ILUSTRE SEÑOR GARCIA DE MELO, MONTERO MOR DEL REYNO, PRESIDENTE DEL DEZEMBARGO DEL PAC,O, &c. COMMENTADAS POR MANUEL DE FARIA, Y SOUSA, CAVALLERO de la Orden de Christo. TOMO III. IV. Y V. SEGVUNDA PARTE. EL TOM. III. CONTIENE LAS CANCIONES, las Odas, y las Sextinas. EL TOM. IV LAS ELEGIAS, Y LAS OTAVAS. EL TOM. V. LAS PRIMERAS OCHO EGLOGAS. LISBOA. Con todas las Licencias necessarias. En la Imprenta Craesbeeckiana. Año M. D. C. LXXXIX. [1689]. Con Pivilegio Real. In fólio de 30x22 cm. com [L], 356 e [IV], 207, 339 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele com ferros a ouro nas lombadas e nos rótulos vermelhos. Exemplar do primeiro volume (Tomos I e II) reincadernado com restauro das folhas de guarda. O volume 2 (tomos III, IV e V) apresenta-se com: coifa superior da lombada um pouco danificada; folha de rosto com picos de traça; rasgão sem perda de papel na margem da folha de rosto; e ex-libris da Livraria de Mazziotti Salema Garção. Ambos os volumes contém texto impresso a duas colunas, com igual arranjo gráfico e os idênticos tipos de letra (caracteres tipográficos muito similares nas várias caixas de letra). Inocêncio V, 258: "Rimas varias de Luis de Camoens, principe de los poetas heroycos y lyricos de España, y comentadas por Manuel de Faria y Sousa, cavallero de la Orden de Christo. Lisboa, por Theotonio Damaso de Mello. Tomos I e II, 1685. - Tomos III, IV e V, 1689. Fol. A impressão d'estes Commentarios ficou interrompida, parando na ecloga VIII do poeta. Os motivos que poderiam determinar essa interrupção vejam se no livro do sr. Visconde de pag. 336 a 368. Porém o que ahi se diz, quanto á existencia do resto que não chegou a imprimir se, faz crer que s. ex.ª não reparára na affirmativa do P. Thomás José de Aquino, que de pag. 4 a 6 no prologo do seu tomo III (edição de 1783) declara mui positivamente, que no convento da Graça de Lisboa existiam os Commentarios originaes e completos de Faria, dos quaes elle P. Thomás copiou as eclogas IX a XV, e uma extensa parte do discurso do commentador, a ellas relativo, o qual no mesmo prologo se transcreve impresso. Como, ou quando desappareceram esses commentarios originaes do convento da Graça, é o que não saberei dizer; sendo apenas certo que Trigoso diz conservarem se, ao tempo em que escrevia a sua Memoria, os commentarios das comedias em poder do P. José Lopes de Mira, na cidade de Evora. Mas bem podia o P. Mira jactar se de possuir os originaes, e não ter mais que alguma cópia, por elle ou por outrem extrahida: pois sabe se que não era muito escrupuloso n'estes pontos, segundo algumas accusações com visos de provadas, que já vi formuladas a seu respeito em escriptos modernamente impressos. Os commentarios impressos costumam andar de ordinario enquadernados em dous tomos, e assim os tenho visto varias vezes. Os das collecções Norton e Adamson acham se porém enquadernados em um só volume". Location/localizacao: M-9-D-25 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorialls for the Government of the Royall-Burghs in Scotland.

      1685 - Handbook for Inexperienced Officials in Scotland [Skene, Alexander (c. 1621-1694)]. Memorialls for the Government of the Royall-Burghs in Scotland. With Some Overtures Laid Before the Nobility and Gentry of the Several Shyres in this Kingdom. As also, A Survey of the City of Aberdeen, With the Epigrams of Arthur Iohnstoun Doctor of Medicin, Upon Some of Our Chief Burghs Translated into English by I.B. By Philopoliteious (Or,) A Lover of the Publick Well-Fare. Aberdeen: Printed by John Forbes, 1685. 288 pp. A Succinct Survey of the Famous City of Aberdeen has separate dated title page (p. 199). Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Later period-style calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and gilt title and date to spine, endpapers renewed, all edges gilt. A few minor nicks to boards, some fading to spine, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining to lower corners of some leaves, edges trimmed with minor loss to page numbers of a few leaves, light soiling to title page, early owner annotations to rear endleaf. A handsome copy. $500. * Only edition. Written by a seasoned politician and state official, this work provides a systematic description of the political, legislative and bureaucratic organizations of the Scottish burghs was intended for inexperienced government officials. A prescriptive work as well, it offers opinions on such matters as trade, the establishment of public libraries and ways to instill civic values in young people. It also includes a collection of celebratory poems in Latin and English about Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Inverness, Perth and other cities and towns in Scotland. English Short-Title Catalogue R38926. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire Universel Antoine Furetiere Henri Desbordes Amsterdam 1685

      1685. Opera assai rara e ricercata

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        Kst.- Karte, n. G.M. Vischer b. N. Visscher in Amsterdam, "Austriae Archiducatus pars Inferior .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1685, 46 x 58,5 König, Mappae Austraica inferioris, Nr. 23 und farb. Abbildung. - Die altkol. Titelkartusche befindet sich rechts unten, zusammen mit einem Meilenanzeiger. - Die Karte zeigt Niederösterreich mit seinen Vierteln, darinnen die Donau von Mauthausen bis Bratislava. Im Osten der Neusiedler See. Mit ausgezwichnetem Kolorit

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        Stadtplan, "Grund-Verzeichnis der Keyserliche Haupt und Residentz Stadt Wien in Osterreich im Jahre 1529 durch Suliman und im Jahre 1683 durch Mahomet III Turkischer Keysers gar strenglich, aber vergeblich belagert.".

      - Kupferstich b. N. Visscher, um 1685, 48 x 56 Koemann III, Maps by the Visschers, Nr. 248. Slg. Eckl, IV/757. Nicht bei Opll, Wien im Bild historischer Karten. - Am oberen Rand der Titel und umfangreiche Legende in 3 Sprachen (französisch, deutsch und niederländisch). Am unteren Rand 2 große Wappen.

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        Tabellen-Büchlein. uber die sammentlich: Denen Bairischen Craiss-Staenden, zugehorige Territoria, Land: Pfleg: und Richter Aempter, [et]c. . So in der . Chur-Bairischen Mappa, Und dessen ordentlichem Register zufinden.

      München, Jäcklin 1685. - Mit gestoch. Titel, Blatt für das nicht gedruckte Portrait des Kurfürsten Mex Emanuel und gefalt. grenzkolor. Kupferstichkarte. 6 unnum. (1 w.), 67 (recte 74) num., 2 unnum. Bl. Prgt. d. Zt. Vgl. Pfister I, 476. Lentner 3154. - Tabellenband zur großen Finckhschen Karte mit einer verkleinerten Wiedergabe der Karte. Bei der Beschreibung des ohnedies seltenen Werkes findet man in Auktionskatalogen immer wieder die Bemerkung "ohne das vereinzelt beigegebene Porträt". Kurioserweise schein es gar nicht gedruckt worden zu sein; hier vorhanden das dafür vorgesehene Blatt mit einer gedruckten Angabe zum Portraitierten - allerding sieht der Betrachter dort nur eine unbedruckte Fläche, die vom Holzstock nie berührt wurde. So machte es wohl auch wenig Sinn das Blatt dem Buch beizubinden, hier ist es aber tatsächlich vorhanden. - Mit gest. Exlibris des Münchner Theatinerklosters "Domus S. S. Adelhaidis et Caetani" (Warnecke 1410). - Due Karte mit 2 kleinen alten Hinterlegungen am Rand. Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        The Whole Art of Navigation; in Five Books: Containing I. The Principles of Navigation and Geometry. II. The Principles of Astronomy. III. The Practical Part of Navigation. IV. The Description and Use of such instruments, as are useful in taking Observations at Sea, and therein, the Use of a large new Sinical Quadrant, performing with more exactness than any yet extant, all Questions relating to Navigation; rendered so easie as to be understood by the meanest Capacity. V. Useful Tables in Navigation, wherein those of the Suns and Stars Declination and Right Ascension, &c. are newly calculated. The whole delivered in a very easie and familiar Stile, by way of Dialogue between a Tutor and his Scholar; approved by the ablest Mathematicians

      Engraved frontis., two folding engraved charts, six engravings in the text, and numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. 10 p.l., 199, 100-124, 121-152, 253-311, [1], 128, 113-131 pp. [and quite complete]. 4to, cont. black morocco by the Charles Mearne bindery (short crack at foot of upper joint, faint dampstain in lower outer corner to first 50 leaves), sides panelled in gilt, inner panel with roll-tooled floral pattern, the corners surmounted with floral & vase devices, spine richly gilt, a.e.g. London: Printed for the Author, 1685.First edition and very rare; ESTC locates only the Huntington and Yale copies in North America. This is a fine and fresh copy in a binding from the Charles Mearne bindery, using a number of tools which can be traced to the Mearne bindery (see Nixon, English Restoration Bookbindings (1974), plates 17, 30, 31, 33, and 34)."Captain Newhouse gives a clear and comprehensive account of navigational practise in his day, including the astronomical tables then in use, but he prints the faulty tables of the sun's parallax published by Tycho Brahe and Philip Lansberg, giving values up to 2 and 3 minutes, whereas it has been shown to be a matter of seconds only (correctly 8 sec.), as well as the tables of refraction by the same two astronomers which had been improved upon. He gives an engraving of the sinical quadrant, which with the astrolabe, cross-staff, Davis's Quadrant (i.e. backstaff) and the astronomical ring are the instruments recommended."-Taylor, The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England 1485-1714, 443.This was a successful book with at least four editions through 1718.Nice copy. Minor wear and a slight tear in inner blank margin of frontispiece. Signature of "David Barclay 1731" on title and repeated on rear free endpaper. Bookplate of the Institution of Naval Architects, Scott Library.

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        "Erodiano (Herodianus Syrus), Poliziano Angelo, Herodiani de romanorum imperatorum vita post Marcum Usque ad Gordianum Nepotem. Libri VIII. Angelo Politiano interprete. Quibus Chronologia, Genealogia, & Geographica Imperii Romani descriptio adjecta sunt, [fregio tipogr.], Patavii, M.DC.LXXXV, Ex Typographia Seminarii, Opera Petri Antonii Brigoncii, [linea tipogr.]. Superiorum permissu.

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        1685 Louis XIV folio presentation binding. Notitia Ecclesiastica, Jean Cabassut.

      Anisson, Posuel, Rigaud, Lugduni (Lyon) 1685 - Handsome Louis XIV presentation copy of Jean Cabassut's Notitia Ecclesiastica, with Louis' arms emblazoned on the front and rear of the cover, along with many Fleurs de Lys decorating the boards and spine of the relieur. About the Author & Literature - The author, Jean Cabassut, was born at Aix and entered the Oratory at the age of twenty-one. Though devoted to his labour he was always ready to interrupt even his most favourite study to assist the needy. He had taught canon law at Avignon for some time, when Cardinal Grimaldi, Archbishop of Aix, took him as companion to Rome, where Father Cabassut remained about eighteen months. Returning to Aix, where he spent the rest of his life, he became a distinguished writer on questions of ecclesiastical history, canon law, and moral theology. Saint Alphonsus considers him classical. He was a probabiliorist in his moral solutions. "Notitia Conciliorum" (Lyons, 1668) is noteworthy. Cardinal Grimaldi induced the writer to enlarge this work and publish it under the title, "Notitia ecclesiastica historiarum, conciliorum et canonum invicem collatorum", etc. – Catholic Encyclopedia About the Provenance - St. Andrews released a blog titled "Echoes From the Vault, Week 47 Presentation Binding Louis XIV" where they presented a (nearly) matching binding and concluded that due the lack of provenance it was likely a presentation copy to the college. Cambridge Special Collections also released a blog titled "His Royal Favour." where they too present a similar binding, with the same arms, that they state was "offered as prestigious gifts to foreign princes and ambassadors". Our copy also has little provenance except a college, leading me to believe it is also a presentation binding. The ex libris college is Saint Charles Borromeo (Philadelphia), who recently expunged many of their antiquarian works. Physical Attributes - In folio, measuring 38 x 26 x 5.5 cm. Calf, many Fleurs de Lys and with central armorial of Louis XIV (front and rear). 6 raised ribs, over thick cords, on spine; 7 compartments with fleurs de lys, one with "Notitia Eccles." in gilt. Fore-edge retains hints of gilt edging. Pastedowns marbled. Pages - (2), xii leaves, 690 numbered pages (numbered v. and r.), Index of 34 leaves (RRrr2 to CCC3), CCC4 leaf blank, (2). Page 687 mis-numbered 187. 3300 grams. Condition - See pictures. Joints cracked. Edge wear to boards. Corners bumped an leather worn through. Boards have some scrapes and marks. Leather loss at top of spine, some chipping to spine, crazed, and with call number in paint at bottom. Top edge has some dust staining, but fore-edge still has hints of gilt edges. Pastedown has name of college and call numbers (written and in small plates). Same college name and call numbers on verso of flyleaf. 2" tear at fore-edge of blank unpaginated front endpaper. Endpapers foxed. Entire book has some toning and a little foxing (not excessive) and very occasional spots. Title page has 2 library numbers and college stamp (not touching text). Small number stamp on following page. Toning varies throughout text block. Occasional thumb mark, dog ear. p. 163 has very corner torn. Ink spot on p.295. Moisture spot on page 453 bottom margin. Moisture spot on 505 and 507 bottom margin. Index YYYY2 corner torn. Rear endpaper has chip from fore-edge. No annotations. 3300 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Livre curieux et utile pour les savants et artistes. Composé de trois alphabets de chiffres simples, doubles et triples, fleuronnez et au premier trait. Accompagné d'un très grand nombre de devises, emblèmes, médailles et autres figures hiéroglyfiques. Ensemble de plusieurs supports et cimiers pour les ornements des armes. Avec une table très ample par le moyen de laquelle on trouvera facilement tous les noms imaginables.

      1685 - Paris , 1685. in-8, Portrait de Nicolas Verien, titre gravé avec frontispice au verso, (1) f., 64 ff. ; (1) ff., 153 pp. de monogrammes (p. 20 et 20 bis) ; (1) f., 17 pp., 28 pp., (1) f., 19 pp., (7) ff., qqs. mouill. marginales, qqs. feuillets restaurés, veau brun de l'ép., dos à nerfs orné, dentelles sur les plats, coiffes, charnières et partie centrale du dos restaurées, coins restaurés. PRAZ 528. LANDWEHR 769. VINET n° 871. Edition originale dédiée à Monseigneur le Dauphin. Portrait de l'auteur gravé par Edelinck d'après Jouvenay. Composé à l'usage des artistes graveurs, peintres, sculpteurs, etc., l'ouvrage est divisé en trois parties et fournit de nombreux modèles figurés en taille douce. La première partie comporte 63 planches d'emblèmes circulaires, en tout 945. La deuxième partie 153 pages de monogrammes et initiales donnant plus de 2000 chiffres composant jusqu'à trois lettres. La troisième partie 17 planches d'ornements du blason donnant 34 motifs différents. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Whole Art of Navigation; in Five Books: Containing I. The Principles of Navigation and Geometry. II. The Principles of Astronomy. III. The Practical Part of Navigation. IV. The Description and Use of such instruments, as are useful in taking Observations at Sea, and therein, the Use of a large new Sinical Quadrant, performing with more exactness than any yet extant, all Questions relating to Navigation; rendered so easie as to be understood by the meanest Capacity. V. Useful Tables in Navigation, wherein those of the Suns and Stars Declination and Right Ascension, &c. are newly calculated. The whole delivered in a very easie and familiar Stile, by way of Dialogue between a Tutor and his Scholar; approved by the ablest Mathematicians

      Engraved frontis., two folding engraved charts, six engravings in the text, and numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. 10 p.l., 199, 100-124, 121-152, 253-311, [1], 128, 113-131 pp. [and quite complete]. 4to, cont. black morocco by the Charles Mearne bindery (short crack at foot of upper joint, faint dampstain in lower outer corner to first 50 leaves), sides panelled in gilt, inner panel with roll-tooled floral pattern, the corners surmounted with floral & vase devices, spine richly gilt, a.e.g. London: Printed for the Author, 1685. First edition and very rare; ESTC locates only the Huntington and Yale copies in North America. This is a fine and fresh copy in a binding from the Charles Mearne bindery, using a number of tools which can be traced to the Mearne bindery (see Nixon, English Restoration Bookbindings (1974), plates 17, 30, 31, 33, and 34). "Captain Newhouse gives a clear and comprehensive account of navigational practise in his day, including the astronomical tables then in use, but he prints the faulty tables of the sun's parallax published by Tycho Brahe and Philip Lansberg, giving values up to 2 and 3 minutes, whereas it has been shown to be a matter of seconds only (correctly 8 sec.), as well as the tables of refraction by the same two astronomers which had been improved upon. He gives an engraving of the sinical quadrant, which with the astrolabe, cross-staff, Davis's Quadrant (i.e. backstaff) and the astronomical ring are the instruments recommended."-Taylor, The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor & Stuart England 1485-1714, 443. This was a successful book with at least four editions through 1718. Nice copy. Minor wear and a slight tear in inner blank margin of frontispiece. Signature of "David Barclay 1731" on title and repeated on rear free endpaper. Bookplate of the Institution of Naval Architects, Scott Library.

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        Principauté de Catalogne.

      Amsterdam 1685 - Carta geografica tratta dal" Oorlogs tablessen, Oft uytgesochte Kaarten". La carta è circondata dalle piante delle principali città della regione. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Daniel de la Feuille, a Frenchman from Sedan, settled in Amsterdam about 1683 and built up a business there as an engraver, art dealer and book and map publisher. A beautiful and unkommon map taken from "Oorlogs tablessen, Oft uytgesochte Kaarten", published in Amsterdam at the end of 17th century. Copper engraving with fine original colour, in very good condition. Dimensioni 265 180mm

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        Statuta civitatis Eugubij annotationibus quampluribus ad singulas fere rubricas illustrata, & cum iure canonico, & civili collata in hac novissima editione. Ab Antonio Conciolo . Accesserunt huic editioni additiones Francisci Romaguera . Cum duplici indice rubricarum, & materiarum in annotationibus .

      per Hieronymum Palol typographum, Gerundae 1685 - In folio, 30 cm, bella rilegatura coeva in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso che è diviso da 4 nervi, p. (48), 703, (93). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta (Madonna con bambino), alcune grandi iniziali animate e decorate, testatine e finalini decorati. Una antica scritta di possesso al risguardo, leggero alone a 5 carte lontano dal testo, qualche brunitura, qualità della carta, per il resto bello e fresco esemplare dai larghi margini [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Information Disclosed without a Key. Containing, Plain and Demonstrative Rules, for Decyphering all Manner of Secret Writing. With Exact Methods, for Resolving Secret Intimations by Signs or Gestures, or in Speech. As Also an Inquiry Into the Secret Ways of Conveying Written Messages: and the Several Mysterious Proposals for Secret Information, Mentioned by Trithemius, &c.

      Printed for Daniel Brown, London 1685 - Hardcover. Small octavo. (lacks front blank: I -II) (III - XXIV), 180pp. Mid twentieth century black buckram library binding with gilt titling and shelf number to spine. Various tables and diagrams in-text. A rare early work on cryptography or codebreaking in which the author . In addition to offering a method of cracking the then reputably unbreakable Vigenere cipher, the author reviews various codes and ciphers, and explores the way to crack them, as well as reflecting on Trithemuis and the "Steganographia." Slightly leaned, ex-library, but with very few markings: stamped shelf number on spine, glue residue (from removed label) and erasure on front free endpaper, a few small library marks on verso of title-page. No other library marks. Previous owner's name stamp on title-page, which is laid down and reinforced at inner margin. A little closely cropped at fore-edge: no loss and only a few pages affected; a couple of words rubbed in the header of A3. One or two flecks, and a little greying to the pages throughout. Still a very nice copy, complete but for the first blank, which is more than worthy of being given a more sympathetic binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres..

      1685. First Edition of Spencer's Pioneering Work of Comparative Religion and Law Spencer, John [1630-1693]. De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres. Primo, Fuse Agitur de Rationibus Legum Judaicarum Generalibus. Huic Ad Calcem Additur Dissertatio Breviuscula de Theocratia Judaica. Secundo, De Legibus Mosaicis Quibus Zabiorum Ritus Occasionem Dedere Fuse Disseritur. Huic, Ob Argumenti Vicinitatem, Adjicitur Dissertatio In Decretum Illud Apostolicum, Act. 15. 20. Ut Abstineant A Pollutionibus Idolorum, & A Fornicatione, & A Suffocato, & A Sanguine, Tertio, De Iis Hebraerum Legibus & Institutis Agitur, Quibus Gentium Usus Occasionem Praeuit. Hic Octo Dissertationibus Absolutus Est. Harum I. Generalius Agitur De Ritibus E Gentium Moribus In Legem Translatis. II. De Origine Sacrificiorum. III. De purificationibus. IV. De Neomeniis. V. De Arca & Cherubinis. VI. De Templo. VII. De Origine [ton] Urim & Thummim. VIII. De Hirco Emissario. Cambridge: Ex Officina Joan. Hayes, 1685. [xvi], 1051, [1] pp. With a half-title. Three parts, second and third parts preceded by divisional title pages. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Title page printed in red and black. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light spotting to a few leaves, brief later annotation to p. 402, later owner annotation to head of title page. $1,750. * First edition. Spencer was the master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. His pioneering study outlines the rituals and laws of the Jews and other Semitic peoples and proposes that Judaism was not the earliest of religions. A landmark work, it laid the "foundations of the science of comparative religion.": Encyclopedia Judaica XV:261. English Short-Title Catalogue R13440.

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        Monarchia Hebraeorum, quae est de imperio Monarchico in populum Hebraeum probatio ab Abrahamo ad dispersam gentem.

      Lugduni Batavorum, apud Felicem Lopez, 1685. - in-16. Front. 13ff. 255pp. Plein veau moucheté dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). EDITION ORIGINALE de cette histoire de la nation juive, depuis ses débuts sous Abraham jusqu’au règne de Pompée, qui précéda de peu son anéantissement et la dispersion de son peuple. L’imprimeur Felix Lopez, installé à Leyde, était probablement lui-même d’origine juive. Joli frontispice allégorique gravé. Rousseurs, reliure un peu restaurée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anatomia humani corporis

      1685 - titre-frontispice, titre, Amsterdam, 1685, in-folio, titre-frontispice, titre, portrait de Bidloo par Blotelin d'après Lairesse, [66] feuillets de texte, 105 planches dont 2 dépliantes, veau raciné du XIXe siècle, dos refait à l'imitation, large roulette en encadrement des plats, "One of the finest atlases of the Baroque Period" (Norman). Rare édition originale du splendide et célèbre atlas d'anatomie de Bidloo (1649-1713), élève de Frederic Ruysch et professeur d'anatomie à La Haye puis à Leyde. L'auteur fit appel, pour cette entreprise ambitieuse, au fameux peintre amstellodamois Gérard de Lairesse (1641-1711), dit le "Poussin hollandais". Ensemble, ils commencèrent l'élaboration de l'ouvrage dès 1676. La gravure des dessins est attribuée aux burins d'Abraham Bloteling, l'un des meilleurs graveurs hollandais de l'époque, et de Philip van Gunst. L'iconographie anatomique de Gérard de Lairesse, émule et admirateur de Rembrandt, se situe dans la tradition de Vesale (Fabrica) et de Casserio-Fialetti (Tabulae anatomicae), principalement pour les figures anatomiques en pied : mais le peintre a également pris ses distances, notamment pour les illustrations de détails anatomiques et pour la représentation des corps disséqués : dans ces derniers, les figures n'expriment pas la vitalité simulées dans les traités anatomiques précédents. Gérard de Lairesse représente des cadavres tels quels, tout en les parant de douceur et de grâce ; les parties disséquées et déposées sont placées avec et théâtralité art dans des compositions qui rappellent les natures mortes et dans lesquelles l'artiste s'est plut à ajouter des détails matériels - livres, socles de bois, épingles, etc. Les 105 planches de la première édition furent enrichies, vers 1682, d'un nombre considérable de gravures, destinées à l'édition de 1690 ; l'éditeur amstellodamois de Bidloo aurait revendu l'ensemble des planches à William Cowper qui les utilisa pour son Anatomy of Humane Bodies (Oxford, 1697). Il s'agit de l'une des plus célèbres affaires de plagiat dans l'histoire de l'édition du XVIIe siècle et de la littérature médicale en général. Le cas est d'autant plus équivoque que le texte du chirurgien anglais est réputé comme étant supérieur à celui du médecin néerlandais : ce dernier avait, pour sa part, élaboré l'Anatomia humani corporis simultanément à la rédaction d'une pièce de théâtre, à l'obtention de son diplôme de médecin et à ses activités de chirurgien ; le ton propre à l'auteur dramatique se ressentirait dans l'écriture du traité d'anatomie. Néanmoins, Bidloo protesta vigoureusement contre les "emprunts" de Cowper, à une époque où les procès pour plagiats demeuraient rares. Reliure habilement restaurée. Décharge des gravures. Quelques réparations marginales à quelques feuillets ; néanmoins, très bel exemplaire de ce chef d'oeuvre de l'illustration anatomique de la fin du Grand siècle. Norman n° 231. Choulant, p. 250. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres...

      1685. First Edition of Spencer's Pioneering Work of Comparative Religion and Law Spencer, John [1630-1693]. De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres. Primo, Fuse Agitur de Rationibus Legum Judaicarum Generalibus. Huic Ad Calcem Additur Dissertatio Breviuscula de Theocratia Judaica. Secundo, De Legibus Mosaicis Quibus Zabiorum Ritus Occasionem Dedere Fuse Disseritur. Huic, Ob Argumenti Vicinitatem, Adjicitur Dissertatio In Decretum Illud Apostolicum, Act. 15. 20. Ut Abstineant A Pollutionibus Idolorum, & A Fornicatione, & A Suffocato, & A Sanguine, Tertio, De Iis Hebraerum Legibus & Institutis Agitur, Quibus Gentium Usus Occasionem Praeuit. Hic Octo Dissertationibus Absolutus Est. Harum I. Generalius Agitur De Ritibus E Gentium Moribus In Legem Translatis. II. De Origine Sacrificiorum. III. De purificationibus. IV. De Neomeniis. V. De Arca & Cherubinis. VI. De Templo. VII. De Origine [ton] Urim & Thummim. VIII. De Hirco Emissario. Cambridge: Ex Officina Joan. Hayes, 1685. [xvi], 1051, [1] pp. With a half-title. Three parts, second and third parts preceded by divisional title pages. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Title page printed in red and black. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light spotting to a few leaves, brief later annotation to p. 402, later owner annotation to head of title page. $1,750. * First edition. Spencer was the master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. His pioneering study outlines the rituals and laws of the Jews and other Semitic peoples and proposes that Judaism was not the earliest of religions. A landmark work, it laid the "foundations of the science of comparative religion.": Encyclopedia Judaica XV:261. English Short-Title Catalogue R13440.

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        Bacco in Toscana. Ditirambo di Francesco Redi accademico della Crusca con le Annotazioni.

      In Firenze, Per Piero Matini all'Insegna del Lion d'Oro, 1685. PRIMA edizione. In 4to grande (cm. 23); mezza pelle con punte dell'Ottocento; dorso a 5 nervi; con filetti in oro e fregi a secco, tagli colorati; pp. (8), 46, (2), 264. Ex libris ms. alla carta bianca Henry de Cessole. Il suo Bacco in Toscana è un vero gioiello poetico, le numerosissime e dottissime annotazioni da lui aggiunte alla prima edizione costituiscono ad un tempo una lettura interessantissima per i filologi come per gli enologi... Notiamo come il poeta trovi modo di ricordare, insieme ai vini toscani, una quantità di altri vini del suo tempo, italiani e stranieri... G. Dalmasso, Le vicende ... della viticoltura e dell'enologia in Italia, 1937, p. 348. Axs

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        Opera Philosophica editio ultima nunc demum hac editione diligenter recognita & mendis expurgata. Contenta in hoc volumine: Principia philosophiae. Ultima editio cum optima collata, diligenter recognita, & mendis expurgata, Specimina philosophiae: seu dissertatio de methodo rectè regendae rationis, & veritates in scientiis investigandae: Dioptrice et Meteora. Ex gallico translata, & ab auctore perlecta, variisque in locis emendata. Ultima editio cum optima collata, diligenter recognita, & mendis expurgata, Passiones animae, per Renatum Descartes: Gallicè ab ipso conscriptae, nunc autem in exterorum gratiam, Latina civitate donatae. Ab H.D.M.J.U.L.

      Amsterdam, Blaeu, 1685. Engraved Portrait + several illustrations. Vellum. 4º. [XL], 222, (2), [XVI], 248, [XXIV], 92, (4) pp. *upperside spine slightly damaged, old owner's name, in the Epistola ad Principorum Philosophiae some old underlinings in pen, from the beginning of the book till pp. 171, down under in the middle of the book very small traces of worm, binding spotted, first blank endpaper damaged, binding a bit loose, otherwise good condition*.This copy without the Meditationes'Ces trois parties, orinairement réunies en un volume, sont précédées de 2 ff. (faux titre et portrait de Descartes). Le faux titre porte: Renati Descartes Opera philosophica. Editio quinta, nunc demum hac editione diligenter recognita, et mendis expurgata. C'est la cinquième édition des Oeuvres philosophiques de Descartes'. A. Willems. Les Elzevier. Histoire et annales typographique. Bruxelles, 1880. p. 376, 1469. 'The compilation of Descartes' texts into the 'Opera Philosophica' is an interesting phenomenon in the publishing history of the works of Descartes. From 1650 on Louis Elzevier started to sell the 'Meditationes', the 'Principia', 'Specimina' and the 'Passiones' as one set with the general title: 'Opera Philosophica'. Opera editions were published in 1650, 1656, 1663-4, 1670-72 and 1677-78. Whereas the Principia, Specimina and the Passiones were printed in the same year and are usually bound together, the Meditationes are the odd one out. They were published one or two years before the rest of the set (...). As a result the Meditationes were often bound separately, which make it hard nowadays to recognise whether a single volume of the Meditationes once was-or possible still is-part of a set of the Opera Philosophica. The portrait of Descartes in this volume is the same as in the third Elzevier edition of 1654-56. Fifth state as in the Elzevier edition of 1677-78M. van Otegem. A bibliography of the works of Descartes (1637-1704. Utrecht, 2002, 2, p. 680 en pp. 692-94.Principia philosophiae 1685. Latest corrected edition. Van Otegem, 1, 287. Specimina philosophiae: seu Dissertatio de Methodo (Dioptrice, et Meteora) 1685. Translated from the French (E. de Courcelles?). Corrected edition. Van Otegem, 1, 66Passiones animae 1685. Translated out of the French into Latin H.D.M.J.U.L. (H. Maresius). The same as the Latin edition of 1656. Van Otegem, 1, 389The last 4 pages of the book with text in old handwriting

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        De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres.

      1685 - First Edition of Spencer's Pioneering Work of Comparative Religion and Law Spencer, John [1630-1693]. De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus Et Earum Rationibus, Libri Tres. Primo, Fuse Agitur de Rationibus Legum Judaicarum Generalibus. Huic Ad Calcem Additur Dissertatio Breviuscula de Theocratia Judaica. Secundo, De Legibus Mosaicis Quibus Zabiorum Ritus Occasionem Dedere Fuse Disseritur. Huic, Ob Argumenti Vicinitatem, Adjicitur Dissertatio In Decretum Illud Apostolicum, Act. 15. 20. Ut Abstineant A Pollutionibus Idolorum, & A Fornicatione, & A Suffocato, & A Sanguine, Tertio, De Iis Hebraerum Legibus & Institutis Agitur, Quibus Gentium Usus Occasionem Praeuit. Hic Octo Dissertationibus Absolutus Est. Harum I. Generalius Agitur De Ritibus E Gentium Moribus In Legem Translatis. II. De Origine Sacrificiorum. III. De purificationibus. IV. De Neomeniis. V. De Arca & Cherubinis. VI. De Templo. VII. De Origine [ton] Urim & Thummim. VIII. De Hirco Emissario. Cambridge: Ex Officina Joan. Hayes, 1685. [xvi], 1051, [1] pp. With a half-title. Three parts, second and third parts preceded by divisional title pages. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Title page printed in red and black. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light spotting to a few leaves, brief later annotation to p. 402, later owner annotation to head of title page. $1,750. * First edition. Spencer was the master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. His pioneering study outlines the rituals and laws of the Jews and other Semitic peoples and proposes that Judaism was not the earliest of religions. A landmark work, it laid the "foundations of the science of comparative religion.": Encyclopedia Judaica XV:261. English Short-Title Catalogue R13440. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der hohen Christlichen Alliirten und des Türckischen Groß-Sultans neu eröffneter geheimer Kriegs- und Staats-Rath. Worinnen der hohen Alliirten gewaltige Armatur/ Dero bey gegenwärtigem Feld-Zuge vermuthliches Vornehmen/ nebst ihren victorieusen Progressen wider den Erbfeind . nach denen neuesten Begebenheiten vorgestellet werden. Nebenst angefügter Curieusen Beschreibung der Welt beruffenen Dardanellen oder Hellespontischen Meer-Schlösser/ Worinnen von der Stadt Constantinopel drey considerablen Seltenheiten . gehandelt wird.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Weidmann 1685. - 60, 36 S. Rückenbroschur. 19 x 16 cm. VD17 3:003425; vgl. Apponnyi 2249 (Ausgabe von 1686).

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        DE MOTU ANIMALIUM. EDITIO ALTERA CORRECTIOR & EMENDIATIOR Lugduni in Batavis, Apud Cornelium Boutesteyn, Danielem Gaesbeeck, Johannem de Vivie & Petrum vander Aa., 1685. Due tomi leg. in uno. In 8: pp. 10nn. + 274 e non 280, (errore del tipografo nella numerazione delle pagine). Complessive XVIII tavole ripieg. pi volte f.t. Parte seconda: pp. 18nn. +365 + 11nn.(mancano le ultime pagg. dell`indice). Capolettere incise, ex libris e tarletti ad alcune pagg., chiose di antica mano. Alcune pagine con arrossature per il tipo di carta, leg.(riparata) in pergamena, dorso rifatto sempre in pergamena. Tracce di vecchia umidit. "Trattato di fisiologia meccanicista interamente basato sul carattere corpuscolare della materia, esso rappresenta il tentativo di estensione all`ambito biologico dello stile rigoroso di analisi geometrica utilizzato da Galileo in ambito meccanico. Nella seconda parte Borelli considera il sistema nervoso come reticolo di canali tubiformi contenenti un fluido inerte, le cui ondulazioni trasmettono gli stimoli in senso centripeto e centrifugo. La regina Cristina di Svezia e l`ordine degli Scolopi agevolarono la concessione dell`imprimatur, assai problematica,dato il carattere palesemente galileiano dell`opera." cfr Dura n.1928

      1685.

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        Asia

      Koppmayer 1685 - Wagner, Johann Christoph: Asia: Asia Koppmayer Augsburg 1685-86 copper engraved map; overall size 31 x 37 cm; plate size 28 x 36 cm. fold as issued; paper evenly toned; discolouration in c’fold from glue of paper guard; off-set; some staining; o/w vg cond. A beautiful and rare map of Asia, from Egypt to Papua New Guinea, by Wagner from ‘Delineatio Provincarium Pannoniae et Imperii Turcici in Oriente.’. The map is set in a scroll, surrounded indigenous plants, animals and scenes. Japan is shown as an peninsula.

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        Historia sive Synopsis Methodicae Conchyliorum quorum Omnium Picturae, ad vivum delineatae, exhibetur

      Sumptibus Authoris, 1685. 4 parti in un volume in-folio (345x230mm), 475 ff. con 1057 tavole calcografiche disegnate e incise da Anna e Susanna Lister (e da William Lodge) + 8 pp. di indice + 22 tavole finali [la numerazione dell'opera è, con caratteristica piuttosto inconsulta, per figure anziché per pagine o per carte; le figure sono incise al solo recto dei fogli]; legatura coeva in piena pelle con titolo in oro su tassello rosso, filetti e ricchi ornamenti in oro entro scomparti su dorso a nervetti. Tagli rossi, unghie decorate in oro. Frontespizio inciso su rame con titolo entro bordura vegetale seguito da 5 altri ff. di testo incisi rame al solo recto. Sparse annotazioni naturalistiche di mano antica, sia come marginalia che alle sguardie anteriori. Restauri abili a cuffie e cerniere. Timbro di privata biblioteca. Ex-libris manoscritto in data 1787 "Bibliothecae Heideggerianae". Sparsi aloni e fioriture. Buon esemplare. Prima edizione di questo grande classico della malacologia, il primo studio d'insieme di tale ampiezza dedicato alle conchiglie, nonché il capolavoro del Lister (Radcliffe, Buckinghamshire, 1639-Epsom, Surrey, 1712), "the first scientific conchologist and arachnologist" (A. M. Roos). L'edizione fu approntata in forma estremamente composita, sicché pochi sono gli esemplari perfettamente conformi fra loro quanto a collazione testuale e iconografica: "it is bibliographically extremely complex. It was published in parts, and few copies appear to be identical" (G. L. Wilkins). "Pendant pres d'un siecle ce livre a ete l'ouvrage le plus capital que l'on eût sur la conchyologie... il est difficile de trouver des exemplaires complets de cette edition originale...Les exemplaires connus de ce livre sont de deux sortes : les premiers ont, outre les numeros particuliers a chaque coquille, un chiffre courant place a l'angle inferieur de chaque planche [il nostro esemplare appartiene a tale tiratura, con la numerazione in calce ad ogni tavola]; les autres ne contiennent pas le numero courant... et ont un assez grand nombre de coquilles de moins que les premiers ; ils sont tres difficiles a collationner...'' (Brunet, III, 1096-1097). Nissen, 2526. Osler, 3253. Wellcome, III, p. 529. Keynes, 48. Wilkins, Notes on the Historia Conchyliorum of Martin Lister, in: The Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History, III, 1953-1960, pp. 196 e sgg. Dance, 23 e sgg. Wing, L2524. Keynes, Lister, 48. Osler, 3248. Wing, L2523A. Roos, The Art of Science: A 'Rediscovery of the Lister Copperplates', Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, LXVI (2012), pp. 19-40. H. E. Coomans, Conchology before Linnaeus, in: Impey / MacGregor, The origin of museums. The cabinet of curiosities in 16th and 17th century Europe, pp. 188 e sgg. Tobin, The Duchess's shells. Natural history collecting in the age of Cook's voyages, pp. 207-208. Latino

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        La Morea

      Artist: Rossi Giacomo Giovanni (d) ; issued in: Rome; date: (d)1685 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restoration at lower centerfold; - size (in cm): 43 x 55; - description: Map shows the Pelepones; - vita of the artist: Giovanni Giacomo De' Rossi was the son of the founder of the most important and active printing press of the 17th century in Rome. Begun in 1633 by his father Giuseppe (1570-1639), the press passed firstly to Giacomo and to his brother Giandomenico (1619-1653), and then later to Lorenzo Filippo (1682-?); in 1738 it became the Calcografia Camerale, from 1870 until 1945 the Regia Calcografica, and today it is known as the Calcografia Nazionale. Here are conserved, amongst many others, the plates of Giambattista Piranesi (1720-1778). Giacomo De' Rossi was the most involved of all the various family members who ran the press, and he worked between 1638 and 1691, and was to take the company to the height of its success.

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        Sinryke Fabulen, Verklaart en Toegepast Tot alderley Zeede-lessen, Dienstig om waargenoomen te werden in het Menschelijke en Burgerlijke leeven.

      Amsterdam, Hieronymus Sweerts 1685 - (titelprent, 18) 727 p. Origineel Leer met ribben, goud-bestempeld, 4° (Onder- en bovenkant rug aan de zijkanten gerestaureerd, plaatselijk lichte vochtvlekken in de marges. De eerste en enige druk van dit embleemboek, toegeschreven aan Pieter de la Court de jonge, 1618-1685. Het werk bevat 103 fabelen waarin de auteur zijn politieke standpunten naar voren brengt. Geïllustreerd met een titelprent en 100 emblematische gravures in de tekst.) Landwehr, J. (1970). Emblem Books in the Low Countries 1554-1949, nr. 310

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        The Accomplisht Cook, or, the whole art and mystery of cookery, fitted for all Degrees and Qualities

      London: Obadiah Blagrave, 1685. Fifth Edition. Very Good. Pp. 15 leaves, 461, [10] p. + [9] p. publisher's ads. Engraved in-text illustrations, restored frontispiece, two double page woodcut plates are supplied in facsimile and bound in correct placement. In contemporary full calf leather, with recent morocco spine (titled "The Accomplish Cook" on spine in gilt), with raised bands. New end papers. Pages show age spots, worm holes, soiling, creases and age-related wear, but remain legible. Date on title page is mostly worn, but still discernible, and is penciled below. An extremely scarce and historically important work of cookery.

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        Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added seven plays never before printed in folio.; Fourth Folio

      London: Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, The Crane in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, London, 1685. Full morocco. Near fine. 4th folio, 1st issue, of Shakespeare's complete plays, the paramount work in all of English literature. Fine 19th century full blind-tooled morocco, gilt titled, gilt edges, satisfying condition by any standard, with no repair, a nicely executed, beautiful and distinctive antique, but here's your scrupulously dissected examination: Portrait and title page lightly foxed, minor chips and short tears to some blank margins (and only the blank margins), a dozen tiny pin holes (mostly rust), stains to 25 or so pages, Ccc6 with the margin slightly miscut by 1/16" at 2 corners (imaginably supplied from another genuine copy, but not discernable by any physical evidence), a paper flaw just under the upper rule of Ii2, but don't be distracted. This is (withal) a complete and perfect folio, tall (14 1/16"), wide (8 15/16"), and read the next sentence with attention, because you won't read it often. Far beyond the usual, every single page, and every single letter of text is present and valid, with no facsimile, and (even more remarkably) no (zero) leaves have been remargined or extended. The provenance is soothing. Ex-Elizabeth Young, the initial owner, with her ink signature to the title page, a few letters rusted and above the signature there are 2 accompanying stains. Ex-Thomas Jefferson McKee (bookplate) sold at his auction (Anderson's, NY, April 30, 1901, lot 2602), and the McKee sale was a spectacular one, featuring rarities that have become impossibilities (for example, he had 529 English quarto plays printed before 1700). And that connects this folio to a strictly applied quality standard that was high 110 years ago, being once a part of the greatest American library auctioned up until that time. Collation: O2, A4, A-Y6, Z4, BB-ZZ6, *AAA-DDD6, EEE8, AAA-ZZZ6, AAAA-BBBB6, CCCC2, 458 leaves with the usual mispaginations. References: Wing S 2915. Greg III 1119. Bartlett 123. Pforzheimer 910. Jaggard 497.

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        The Epitomie of the Art of Husbandry : comprizing all necessary directions for the improvement of it, viz. : plowing, sowing, grafting, gardening, ordering of flowers, herbs : directions for the use of the angle : ordering of bees : together with the gentlemans heroick exercise : discoursing of horses ... of oxen, cows, calves, sheep, hogs ... of the nature of marle, the best way of planting clover-grass, hops, saffron, liquorice, hemp, &c. : to which is annexed by way of appendix, a new method of planting fruit-trees, and improving of an orchard : with directions for taking, ordering, teaching, and curing of singing birds, and other useful additions

      London: Printed for Benjamin Billingsley, at the sign of the Printing Press, in the piazza of the Royal Exchange, over against Popes-Head-Alley, in Cornhill, 1685. Octavo, [8], 246, 136, [8] pages. Indexes. Second part has separate title page: New additions to the art of husbandry : comprizing a new way of enriching meadows, destroying of moles, making tulips of any colour : with an approved way for ordering of fish and fish-ponds, and destroying the hern ... London : Printed for Benjamin Billingsley ..., 1685. Both parts with an added engraved title page. Fourth edition. Attributed to Joseph Blagrave by Wing. Fussel [The Old English Farming Books (1947)] describes the author as an astrologer, and his work of "derivative character". In turn he quotes Richard Weston who states that Blagrave has "copied verbatim, 181 pages from Fitz-Herbert without making any apology for this freedom; and the remaining chapters are taken, with the same liberty, from Mascall, Blyth, and an Italian author..." [Weston, Tracts on Practical Agriculture (1773)]. The work also includes sections on bees and angling, and eighty-five pages, Some Further Additions Concerning Singing Birds. In an attractive marbled paper over half-brown morocco, with a compartmented spine with gilt-floral tooling, stamped by Andrew Grieve of Edinburgh. With the bookplate armorial bookplate of David Wagstaff, stock broker, sportsman, and collector of sporting books. Near fine. [OCLC locates sixteen copies; British Bee Books 41; Fussel, page 76; Wing (2nd ed.) B3118; ESTC R35346].

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        Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added seven plays never before printed in folio.; Fourth Folio

      Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, The Crane in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, London, London 1685 - 4th folio, 1st issue, of Shakespeare's complete plays, the paramount work in all of English literature. Fine 19th century full blind-tooled morocco, gilt titled, gilt edges, satisfying condition by any standard, with no repair, a nicely executed, beautiful and distinctive antique, but here's your scrupulously dissected examination: Portrait and title page lightly foxed, minor chips and short tears to some blank margins (and only the blank margins), a dozen tiny pin holes (mostly rust), stains to 25 or so pages, Ccc6 with the margin slightly miscut by 1/16" at 2 corners (imaginably supplied from another genuine copy, but not discernable by any physical evidence), a paper flaw just under the upper rule of Ii2, but don't be distracted. This is (withal) a complete and perfect folio, tall (14 1/16"), wide (8 15/16"), and read the next sentence with attention, because you won't read it often. Far beyond the usual, every single page, and every single letter of text is present and valid, with no facsimile, and (even more remarkably) no (zero) leaves have been remargined or extended. The provenance is soothing. Ex-Elizabeth Young, the initial owner, with her ink signature to the title page, a few letters rusted and above the signature there are 2 accompanying stains. Ex-Thomas Jefferson McKee (bookplate) sold at his auction (Anderson's, NY, April 30, 1901, lot 2602), and the McKee sale was a spectacular one, featuring rarities that have become impossibilities (for example, he had 529 English quarto plays printed before 1700). And that connects this folio to a strictly applied quality standard that was high 110 years ago, being once a part of the greatest American library auctioned up until that time. Collation: O2, A4, A-Y6, Z4, BB-ZZ6, *AAA-DDD6, EEE8, AAA-ZZZ6, AAAA-BBBB6, CCCC2, 458 leaves with the usual mispaginations. References: Wing S 2915. Greg III 1119. Bartlett 123. Pforzheimer 910. Jaggard 497.

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        A treatise against drunkennesse: described in its nature, kindes effects and causes, especially that of drinking of healths. To which are added, two short sermons of S. Augustine's, De tempore. Faithfully translated, by Matthew Scrivener.

      London: printed for Charles Brown bookseller in Cambridge 1685 - 12mo., (12) + 175 + (3) + 177-193 + (3)pp., including the final errata leaf (this with short closed tear, no loss), contemporary calf gilt, neatly rebacked. A very good crisp copy. First edition. A fierce attack on the moral and social side of drunkenness, with an analysis of causes and consequences. '. It is as odious for a woman to be drunk once a year, as for a man once a week; and for a youth once a quarter, as for a man once a day. But how monstrous is their condition . who shall make their shame their glory, imagining (according to their shallownesse) that it is masculine in women, and manly in children or striplings [to drink]'. The vice of drunkenness, claims the author, was 'an over-grown monster . in this present age'. Matthew Scrivener (1622?-1688), a Church of England clergyman, probably born at Sibton in Suffolk, was educated at St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, and in 1666 became vicar of Haslingfield. He published several theological works. In his will he left a number of bequests to the poor and rather more substantial ones to his college. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added seven plays never before printed in folio.; Fourth Folio

      London: Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, The Crane in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden, London. 1685. 4th folio, 1st issue, of Shakespeare's complete plays, the paramount work in all of English literature. Fine 19th century full blind-tooled morocco, gilt titled, gilt edges, satisfying condition by any standard, with no repair, a nicely executed, beautiful and distinctive antique, but here's your scrupulously dissected examination: Portrait and title page lightly foxed, minor chips and short tears to some blank margins (and only the blank margins), a dozen tiny pin holes (mostly rust), stains to 25 or so pages, Ccc6 with the margin slightly miscut by 1/16" at 2 corners (imaginably supplied from another genuine copy, but not discernable by any physical evidence), a paper flaw just under the upper rule of Ii2, but don't be distracted. This is (withal) a complete and perfect folio, tall (14 1/16"), wide (8 15/16"), and read the next sentence with attention, because you won't read it often. Far beyond the usual, every single page, and every single letter of text is present and valid, with no facsimile, and (even more remarkably) no (zero) leaves have been remargined or extended. The provenance is soothing. Ex-Elizabeth Young, the initial owner, with her ink signature to the title page, a few letters rusted and above the signature there are 2 accompanying stains. Ex-Thomas Jefferson McKee (bookplate) sold at his auction (Anderson's, NY, April 30, 1901, lot 2602), and the McKee sale was a spectacular one, featuring rarities that have become impossibilities (for example, he had 529 English quarto plays printed before 1700). And that connects this folio to a strictly applied quality standard that was high 110 years ago, being once a part of the greatest American library auctioned up until that time. Collation: O2, A4, A-Y6, Z4, BB-ZZ6, *AAA-DDD6, EEE8, AAA-ZZZ6, AAAA-BBBB6, CCCC2, 458 leaves with the usual mispaginations. References: Wing S 2915. Greg III 1119. Bartlett 123. Pforzheimer 910. Jaggard 497. Near fine.

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        Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

      1685 - Amsterdam, c.1685. Original colour. 490 x 590mm. Two pin holes in left margin, otherwise fine. A double-hemisphere world with two polar spheres in the cusps. California is an island; the islands of 'Jedso' and 'Terre Esonis' in the north Pacific; and Australia and New Zealand are only partial outlines. The allegorical scenes in the corners feature the Four Elements: 'Earth' is represented by farming; 'Air' by birds, classical figures for the bodies of the Solar System, with signs of the Zodiac; 'Fire' by war, with a battle scene with a burning city; and 'Water' has trading ships, mer-people and a whale. SHIRLEY: 529.

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