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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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         Variarum Observationum Liber.

      Londres, Robert Scott, 1685. - in-4. 4ff. (le premier blanc). 397pp. 1f. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Première Edition Collective, en partie originale, de ce recueil de textes du savant hollandais Isaac Vossius (1618-1689), publié en Angleterre où il s'était fixé depuis 1670. Certains de ces textes concernent la Chine, l'Inde ou la Japon. D'autres traitent de sujets scientifiques. On trouve dans ce volume entre autres les mémoires suivants: "De Artibus et Scienciis Sinarum", "De origine et progressu Pulveris bellicis apud Europeos", "De Triremium et Liburnicarum Constructione", "De Emmendatione Longitudinum", "De Patefacienda per septentrionem ad Japonenses et Indos Navigatione", "De Apparentibus in Luna Circulis", etc. Le dernier ouvrage (pp. 208 à la fin) est son célèbre "De Sibyllinis aliisque quae Christi Natale praecessere Oraculis", ouvrage qui fut mis à l'Index et dont Caillet, III, 707, dit: "Ouvrage très recherché. écrit ingénieux et fort singulier". Figures gravées sur bois dans le texte. Bon exemplaire.

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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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         Circe, A Tragedy. As it is Acted At His Royal Highness the Duke of York's Theatre. By Charles D'Avenant, L.L.D. The Second Edition

      1685  Quarto, 8.5 x 6.25 inches. Second edition. A2, B-H4, I1. This copy is dirty, with some tears with loss and staining. It is bound in tattered paper boards. D'Avenant wrote this play when he was nineteen years old. He inherited some interest in the theater from his father, the poet and dramatist, Sir William D'Avenant (1606-1668). A political economist, the writing of this play was an anomaly for Charles D'Avenant, whose more acclaimed works are concerned with governmental budgets during wartime and the balance of trade with the far-flung British colonies.

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         Le Livre Necessaire à toutes sortes de Conditions. Inventé de nouveau pour tirer tout d'un coup les Intêrets de plusieurs Années, de plusieurs Mois et de plusieurs Jours en un moment et en un même endroit. On y voit aussi des Tarifs bien Commodes où sans avoir apris la Division on y peut diviser jusqu'à trente mille Livres. La Réduction des Monnoies y est d'une manière particulière. Le Profit des Marchands y est. Les Changes y sont aussi et les Escontes à tant pour cent. On y fait par la seule Addition les Contributions, Impositions et Départemens au Sol la Livre. A Monseigneur de la Reynie.

      Paris, Denys Thierry, 1685. - in-12 à pagination multiple, titre supplémentaire gravé. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, double filet doré sur les plats (Reliure de l'époque, quelques défauts). Edition Originale d'une grande rareté (second tirage avec un titre de relais). François-Bertrand Barreme (1640-1703) arithméticien et fondateur d'une Ecole de Commerce à Paris, fut un des premiers à avoir l'idée de confectionner des Tableaux numériques à usage commercial et financier, donnant le résultat de certains calculs. Le succès fut prodigieux et les éditions de ses ouvrages se succédèrent pendant plus d'un siècle. Le nom même de Barrème, devenu l'expression des tableaux qu'il proposait au public, est passé dans la langue courante. L'ouvrage est dédié à Nicolas Gabriel de La Reynie (1625-1709), premier Lieutenant de Police de Paris. Très beau titre gravé dans un charmant encadrement constitué d'angelots portant des banderoles, des cartouches avec des scènes gravées etc. Bon exemplaire, malgré quelques défauts à la reliure, condition très rare pour cet ouvrage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, over de Predicatie Christi op den Berg, Verhaalt van Mattheus Capittel V, VI, VII. Verhandelt ende uitgebreid. WAARBIJ: Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, over Christi Wonderwerken, Als meede de Zending der Apostelen, Ende jet vervolg van zijne Preedikdienst: Verhaald van Mattheus, Capittel VIII. IX. X. XI. Verhandeld, ende uitgebreid. WAARBIJ: Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, oover de Verdeediging van de Leere Christi, ende den Staat van Zijn Kooningrijk. Verhaald van Mattheus, Capittel XII. XIII. verhandeld, ende uitgebreid.

      Leiden, Felix Lopez, en Johannes de Vivie (Dl.3: en Frederik Haaring) 1685/1689/1692. 3 delen, (44) 737 (67), (24) 854 (70), (12) 851 (57) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (Onderkant rug deel 1 gerestaureerd, plaatselijk vochtvlekken in de eerste twee delen.).

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         Lima, Ciudad de los Reyes, Corte y Emporio del Imperio Peruano, murada según la arquitectura militar y planta moderna tiene de circunvalación nueve millas en que no se comprehenden sus arrabales. Joseph Mulder fecit 168?

      1685 - 36.8 x 52 cm. Muy buen ejemplar del primer plano publicado de Lima, dibujado por el padre mercedario Pedro Nolasco Mere en 1685, unos de los mejores artistas del virreinato del Perú, y grabado por el flamenco Joseph Mulder en Amberes en 1688. El mapa fue impreso para ilustrar la obra escrita por Francisco de Echave y Assu como homenaje a la beatificación de San Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo en 1679, segundo arzobispo de Lima, titulada: La estrella de Lima convertida en sol sobre sus tres coronas, el B. Toribio Alfonso Mogrobexo, su segundo Arzobispo celebrado con epitalamios sacros y solemnes cultos por la Iglesia Metropolitana de Lima: descripción sacropolítica de las grandezas de Lima, y compendio histórico eclesiástico de su Santa Iglesia Metropolitna / que describe D. Francisco de Echave y Assu. El libro también incluyó una minuciosa descripción de Lima, así como una historia eclesiástica de la diócesis. Al parecer se imprimieron pocas copias del mapa, ya que éste casi siempre falta. Circunstancia que quizá se explique por el hecho de que el libro se publicó en Lima y el mapa en Flandes. El autor del mapa es un francés conocido como Pedro Nolasco Mere, quien llegó a Lima en 1663 como artista y grabador. Fue fundador de la Orden de la Merced y en 1669 tomó el hábito y el nombre de Pedro Nolasco. Juan Gunther Doering menciona en su artículo Planos de Lima 1613-1983 que al padre Mere “se le debe la más bella iconografía limeña del siglo XVII: una Santa Rosa de Lima, en 1670, para la obra de Meneses Arce”. En 1685, mientras la ciudad levantaba sus murallas “el padre Nolasco Mere grabó dos sucesivos planos de Lima amurallada para mostrar al Consejo de Guerra en España lo que aquí se hacía”, indica Doering. El primer plano, que corresponde a nuestra copia, coincide con el proyecto del presbítero flamenco Jean Raymond Coninck, quien había sido contratado por los limeños para diseñar las fortificaciones de la ciudad. Este primer mapa de Mere deja ver la magnitud del proyecto inicial, con sus fosos amplios y sus sofisticados baluartes. Al final, por razones presupuestales, el gobierno limeño decidió desarrollar un proyecto de menor envergadura. El mapa incluye una leyenda en la que se relacionan 61 edificios importantes, entre los que se cuentan colegios, parroquias, monasterios y conventos. Joseph Mulder ornamentó los contornos con imágenes de las figuras de los santos limeños y con animales. Así, encontramos a Santa Rosa de Santa María, el Beato Toribio Mogrobexo, S. Iván Evangelista y el B. Francisco Solano, acompañados por el escudo de armas de la ciudad y varias representaciones de flora y fauna. Echave quiso que Lima fuera concebida como un “paraíso occidental” y por eso incorporó animales exóticos en el diseño del mapa, como una vicuña, un armadillo, un tucán y unos pumas. La presencia de un león y de un dromedario en el grabado se explica por la falta de descripción precisa de los animales americanos que no se conocían en Europa; así que Mulder se inspiró en el dromedario para representar la vicuña (otro camélido), y en un león para representar a un puma (también llamado león de montaña). Éste fue el primer mapa impreso de la ciudad de Lima y se convirtió en un modelo copiado numerosamente en toda Europa, por lo menos hasta 1750, año en el que se publicó el segundo mapa de Mere, por Jorge Juan y Antonio de Ulloa. Este mapa es sumamente escaso, en los últimos 50 años sólo se ha reportado la venta de dos copias del mismo. Destaca la excelente calidad de la impresión de este ejemplar.

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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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         Plano scenographico de la Ciudad de los Reyes o Lima Capital de los Reynos del Perú situada en 12g. 2m. 31s. de Latitud austral, y en 299g. 27m. 7 2/3s. de Longitud al Occidente del Meridiano de Tenerife. Demostrada en la forma que tenía antes que se arruinase con los últimos terremotos.

      1685 - 1748 1685 - 38 x 53 cm. Plano de la ciudad amurallada de Lima con sus plazas, calles, edificios y zonas de cultivo. Cuenta con dos leyendas que relacionan los sitios más representativos indicados en el plano con números. Se puede apreciar la ciudad como lucía antes de los terremotos que la desolaron. Lo más llamativo es su increíble nivel de detalle, los sitios de mayor relevancia están dibujados con mucha precisión. Fue realizado por los marinos Jorge Juan de Santacilia y Antonio de Ulloa en 1748, en una obra en cuatro volúmenes titulada: Relacion historica del viaje a la America Meridional: hecho de orden de S. Mag. para medir algunos grados de meridiano terrestre, y venir por ellos en conocimiento de la verdadera figura, y magnitud de la tierra, con otras varias observaciones astronomicas, y fisicas. Esta obra fue publicada en España como producto de las observaciones y mediciones que estos dos marinos hicieran durante su estancia en Sudamérica como parte de la Misión Geodésica Francesa. En realidad, este mapa se inspiró casi en su totalidad en el segundo plano mejorado de Pedro Nolasco Mere, realizado en 1685. Durante el siglo XVIII, las políticas del reformismo borbónico concebían a la ciudad como una totalidad física y política. Este imaginario urbano ilustrado buscaba articular ciudad y entorno rural procurando con ello el orden y el control de ambos espacios. Lo anterior tuvo consecuencias para la cartografía, ya que ésta se convirtió en el instrumento ideal para la representación de la ciudad en conjunto, incluyendo su entorno rural, el litoral, los bordes, los arrabales, etc. Más que un documento técnico, este mapa constituye un excelente ejemplo de microcartografía colonial, pues se ocupó de mostrar no sólo el centro urbano, sino también sus murallas, el barrio de San Lázaro, el Cerro de San Cristóbal, el entorno rural, el litoral y los distintos caminos de Lima hacia el norte y el este. Se trata pues del primer documento cartográfico en representar la ciudad en conjunto. Sin embargo, la adición del barrio de San Lázaro se hizo al parecer con premura, pues no corresponde con precisión a la geografía de la zona. La presencia de los marinos españoles en el virreinato se explica porque, en 1732 seguía habiendo desacuerdos relativos a la forma exacta del planeta. Por esta razón, la Academia de Ciencias de Francia, con financiamiento del rey Luis XV, emprendió dos expediciones (una en el ártico y otra en la zona ecuatorial en el Virreinato del Perú) cuyo objetivo consistió en realizar la medición de la longitud de un grado meridiano terrestre para zanjar la mencionada controversia. De esta forma, en 1735 se estableció la Misión Geodésica Francesa, expedición científica dirigida por Pierre Bouguer. Tanto por razones científicas como para controlar las actividades de los especialistas franceses, Antonio de Ulloa y Jorge Juan de Santacilia se unieron a la expedición. En 1740, Juan y Ulloa tuvieron que interrumpir sus observaciones científicas debido a que el virrey los convocó a servicio para defender las costas del Pacífico, principalmente Guayaquil y El Callao, ante los ataques del comodoro inglés George Anson. Ambos marinos patrullaron las costas de Chile, circunstancia que aprovecharon para realizar mediciones y observaciones, y levantar planos de las costas, bahías y ciudades por las que pasaron. El mapa presenta una rasgadura en el margen izquierdo que llega a la parte impresa. Fue restaurado profesionalmente.

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         1685 1ed William Salmon Polygraphice Art of Drawing Paints Perfumes Cosmetics

      London, Printed for thomas Passinger and Thomas Sawbridge, 1685. First edition - 1685 1ed William Salmon Polygraphice Art of Drawing Paints Perfumes Cosmetics “Oil colors, if not presently used, will have a skin grow over them, to prevent which put them into glass, and put the glass three or four inches under water.” – William Salmon, Polygraphice A very rare and important 17th-century book on the art of drawing and painting by William Salmon. Salmon, the self-proclaimed “Professor of Physick” as known for his plethora of medical texts, mostly pertaining to the use of classical medical techniques. “Polygraphice” is a book designed to show techniques and lessons on drawing, but also teach the reader how to incorporate passion and emotion into their portraits and art. Salmon wrote about what he considered the best tools and painting instruments, and his own observations of drawing. This book includes examples on how to draw the whole human body, body proportions, shadowing a naked body, and getting accurate details on a face. Other important contents include: • Drawing water, serpents, mountains and hills, rocks and columns • Painting with oil • Frescos painted on walls • Glass painting • Using vegetables to make paints • Ancient arts – beautifying with perfumes and chiromancy o Depiction of mythological figures • Making of cosmetics, soaps, powders William Salmon used his popular art platform as a way to profit, more than other authors would do on their typical works. At the end of ‘Polygraphice’, Salmon included advertisements for his elixir pills, which were ‘good for all diseases.’ (Moore) Item number: #1514 Price: $950 SALMON, William Polygraphice: or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying, and perfuming. . In seven books . London, Printed for thomas Passinger and Thomas Sawbridge, 1685. First edition Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [32], 767, o Illustrated with 13 engraved plates • References: Lowndes 2180; Norman Moore, William Salmon, p.209-210; o First edition listed in Lowndes • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Language: English • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm) 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! 1514 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Roitschocrene seu scrutinium physico-medico-chymicum in quo acidularum Roitschensium mineralia chymice, et mechanice examinantur, proprietates deteguntur, tandemque per varias cautiones, animadversiones [...].

      Wien, Leopold Voigt, 1685. 8°. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen. 24 Bll., 283 (1) S., 10 Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. m. dreiseitgem Goldschnitt. Erstausgabe der ersten Monographie über Rohitsch-Sauerbrunn in Slowenien (damals Steiermark). - Der Verfasser war Arzt in Marburg. - Mit einer gedruckten Widmung an die Landstände des Herzogtums Steyer. - Einband an Rücken u. Ecken restauriert u. (wie auch die ersten Bll.) mit wenigen kl. Wurmspuren. Titel m. hinterlegtem Randausriß (min. Buchstabenverlust). Zu Beginn u. gegen Ende wasserrandig. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - VD17, 14:076141V (nur drei Nachweise); Schlossar 218. Versand D: 9,80 EUR Gründel, Roitschocrene seu scrutinium physico-medico-chymicum in quo acidularum Roitschensium mineralia chymice, et mechanice examinantur, proprietates deteguntur, tandemque per varias cautiones, animadversiones, Rohitsch Sauerbrunn, Rogaska Slatina, Steiermark, Untersteiermark, Slowenien, Balneologie,

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         Roitschocrene seu scrutinium physico-medico-chymicum in quo acidularum Roitschensium mineralia chymice, et mechanice examinantur, proprietates deteguntur, tandemque per varias cautiones, animadversiones [.].

      Wien, Leopold Voigt, 1685. - Erstausgabe der ersten Monographie über Rohitsch-Sauerbrunn in Slowenien (damals Steiermark). - Der Verfasser war Arzt in Marburg. - Mit einer gedruckten Widmung an die Landstände des Herzogtums Steyer. - Einband an Rücken u. Ecken restauriert u. (wie auch die ersten Bll.) mit wenigen kl. Wurmspuren. Titel m. hinterlegtem Randausriß (min. Buchstabenverlust). Zu Beginn u. gegen Ende wasserrandig. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - VD17, 14:076141V (nur drei Nachweise); Schlossar 218. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen. 24 Bll., 283 (1) S., 10 Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. m. dreiseitgem Goldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         De Urinis et Pulsibus, De Missione Sanguinis, De Febribus, De Morbis Capitis, et Pectoris.

      Francofurti & Lipsiæ,: Sumptibus Johannis Grossii, 1685., 1685. Small 4to. [32], 688, [32] pp. Title printed in red & black, index. Original full vellum. Early engraved heraldic bookplate "In Promptu. Trotter family library, probably by John Trotter, d. 1718, who was a book collector. This copy is signed "T. Burnet" and bears Trotter's [fl.1690-1707] typical inscription, "Cost vt. 18th at Dr. Burnet's auction by Alexr. Hendersone, Ed-. Feb. 1705. Rare. THOMAS BURNET'S COPY, WITH HIS SIGNATURE. First issued in 1683, this is the second edition of Bellini's classic work on chemical analysis of urine. "Bellini realized the value of the urine as an aid to diagnosis and insisted on its chemical analysis in pathological condition." - Garrison and Morton 1462. Note: In the 1943 first edition of Garrison and Morton, item 3624 gave this 1685 issue as the first edition, an error that was corrected in the second edition of this authority. The work also contains Bellini's valuable studies on the pulse, the most important diseases of the head and chest, observations on insanity and epilepsy, a section on palpitation of the heart, etc. Johannes Bohn contributed the preface. "Bellini's most important book, De urinis etpulsibus etmissione sanguinis, was published in Bologna in 1683. Now very rare, this 606 page volume represented the first significant attempt to frame medical theory in terms of iatromechanism. In some respects, it was an extension of Borelli's De motu animalium, published 3 years earlier." - Bruce Fye, "Lorenzo Bellini," [Series: Profiles in Cardiology]. Clin. Cardiol. 20, 181-182 (1997). Bellini (1643-1703), Italian anatomist and physiologist of Florence, was a student of Borelli and Redi, to whom this work is dedicated, and became professor of philosophy and theoretical medicine at Pisa, later the same year (age 21) professor of anatomy as well. Bellini, whose interests center chiefly in physiology and pathology, was a tireless investigator and keen observer, noted for the elegance and clarity of his literary style. He did outstanding work on the structure of the kidney and described calcification of the coronary arteries in addition to the studies described in the above work. Provenance: Thomas Burnet (ca.1635-1715) - sold Feb. 1705 at auction - John Trotter [bookplate]. See: Stephen Ferguson, Princeton University [Nov. 10, 2011 blog]. Burnet, famously wrote, The Sacred Theory of the Earth. - DNB. See: Castiglioni, History of Medicine, p. 525; Waller 867; Willius & Dry, A History of the Heart and Circulation, p. 64.

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         Austriae archiducatus pars superior, in omnes ejusdem quadrantes ditiones accuratissime et distincte delineata". Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Nicolaes Visscher. Aus: Atlas Minor.

      Amsterdam, Visscher, ca. 1685. - "Die Karten aller Visschers hinterlassen den Eindruck einer harmonischen Ausgewogenheit; in typischer Barockmanier sollen allegorische Figurengruppen spezifische Landesprodukte symbolisieren; hübsche bildliche Darstellungen zeigen meist Eingeborene und Tiere, was dem an Ethnologie und Zoologie der betreffenden länder interessiertem Betrachter der damaligen Zeit manch wertvollen Hinweis gab." (Wawrik, Berühme Atlanten p. 128). - Etw. gebräunt, kl. Randeinriß (ohne Bildeberührung). *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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         A New Systeme of Geography, designed in a most plain and easy method, for the better understanding of that science. Accommodated with new mapps, of all the . countreys in the whole world. With geographical tables explaining the divisions in each mapp. By John Seller, hydrographer to the king]

      Sold at his shop on the West-side of the Royal Exchange, [London] 1685 - (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches). Letterpress text: 1-80 pp.only (of 112pp). Engraved additional title, uncoloured engraved plate with attached volvelle, 30 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps, 28 (of 29) leaves of engraved text (printed recto only, as issued). (Engraved title cut to plate edge and neatly laid down). Contemporary mottled calf, expertly rebacked to style with the spine in five compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second Provenance: early indistinct inscription on front pastedown (concerning original cost of the book, see note below). The first edition of John Seller's very rare work: one of the earliest English world atlases. The letterpress title-page confirms that this is the 1685 first edition of Seller's New Systeme. . Lord Wardington noted that "Seller's pocket atlases are among the earliest 'English' world atlases; they are superior in execution and content to contemporary rivals, such as Jonas Moore's A New Systeme of the Mathematicks (London, 1681) or Morden's Geography Rectified (London, 1680, with later editions) and are appreciably rarer, the several editions of the New Systeme extant in only a handful of copies." This assessment is confirmed by OCLC who list only 6 copies of this first edition (Clements Library; Yale, University of Alberta, British Library [2 copies], Bayerische Staatsbibliothek), and by auction records. No copies are listed as having sold at auction in the past thirty-five years. Only five copies of any edition of this work are listed as having sold. Lord Wardington's 1695 edition was withdrawn from the sale and presented to the British Library by Lady Wardington. Seller seems to have sold the atlas in much the same way as the great Dutch composite atlases of the period, as Lord Wardington notes "the New Systeme seems to have been made up to order," a maximum of 110 pages (numbered 1-30, 33-112) of text is recorded. The number of maps varies: one of "the British Library's examples originally contained twenty-seven maps (four are missing, and one extra added), while the Library of Congress' example contains fifty-one maps." Contemporary confirmation of Lord Wardington's suspicions seems to be given here by the early inscription apparently shows that the cost of the book was calculated according to the number of maps it contained, along with the 'desc.' or number of text leaves that the purchaser chose to accompany the maps. A comparison with Rodney Shirley's description of one of the British Library copies (T.Sell-7a, which has only 23 maps) shows that the present example has 11 maps not in the BL copy, but also does not include four maps which are: one of 'The XVII Provinces', a second of 'the city of Hamburgh', a third of 'Lesser Tartaria' and a fourth 'Morea'. The fullest listing of maps which were offered for inclusion in the various editions of A New Systeme is given by Phillips (vol.IV, # 4267) where a numbered list of the 58 maps in the Library of Congress's 1690 edition is given. A comparison with that list shows that the present copy includes the following maps (identified by number): 1-3, 7-11, 13-14, 16-21, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30-34 and 51. The Phillips list does not include the 'A New Mapp of the World' or 'A Mapp of the World Shewing what a Clock it is', 'A Mapp of the Kingdom of England and Wales', 'Spaine' - all of which are also in the present atlas. Betz Africa 134; cf. Phillips Atlases III, 3450 (1685 edition with 51 maps) & IV, 4267 (1690 edition with 58 maps) ; cf. Shirley Maps in the Atlas in the British Library T.Sell-7a (23 maps); Shirley World 524 and 525; cf. Wing S2477. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Veterum Romanorum Religio, Castrametatio, Disciplina Militaris ut & Balneae Ex antiquis Numismatibus & lapidibus demonstrata.

      Amstelaedami: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1685.(). 1685 on frontispiece [MDCLXXXVI on title page]. [viii], 218, (20); [ii + chart], 121 [3] pp.; profusely illustrated with military and numismatic engravings. 4to. VG+ in contemporary morocco, with some spliting along spine edges, rubbed bottom edges, lightly bumped corners; text is just about fine. Brunet, II, 858. Armourial bookplate: Le Bon Temps Viendra.

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         Compendium Geographicum: Or, a more exact, plain, and easie introduction into all Geography,

      1685 - Than yet extant, after the latest discoveries, or alterations; very useful, especially for young Noblemen and Gentlemen, the like not printed in English. Second edition. 12mo. Full morocco with blind ruled compartments to spine, edges speckled in red. Upper board and spine a little worn, with small areas of insect damage. [16], 186, [2ads]pp. London, William Crook at the Green Dragon without Temple Bar, Second revised edition after the first of 1682. Scarce: 8 copies of this edition listed on OCLC and 4 of the first. A charming pocket sized companion to aid the reader in using maps, andnavigating geography as understood up to the late 17th century. This copy with the ink ownership inscription of 20th century Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard to the front flyleaf. From the preface: ?in a Nation where all other Arts and Sciences do flourish, and abound in so great measure: No excuse ought to suffice in any well-bred person for his ignorance in Geography; this being a Science, and I may truly say, the only Science that comes within the capacity of all Mankind, whether old or young, Men or Women; for anyone may easily attain to the knowledge of it that has but a Memory, a few Maps and a little Method? A comprehensive epitaph of Peregrine Clifford Chamererlayne can be found on a monument still standing in All Saints Church, Chelsea. According to Thomas Faulkner's An Historical & Topographical description of Chelsea, it translates thus:?a naval officer, eldest son of Edward Chamberlayne, Doctor of Law, born in the Hague, Jan 22 1660, who was well skilled in the learned languages and liberal sciences; also in municipal law; but especially in navigation. He visited the four parts of the world; and after having deserved well both of his king and country, by fighting valiantly against the French and the Indians, he died sixth of November 1691. This monument, not to be violated with impunity, his sorrowful father caused to be erected.? Cherry-Garrard was a member of the Northern Party on Robert Falcon Scott's fatalTerra Nova Expedition in 1910. From the index of the modern names of countries, provinces etc: ?Terra Incognita or Magellanica, a vast Country toward the South Pole.? Wing C1861

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         A gli Illustrissimi Signori Senatori di Bologna. Per Gli Pittori &c.''

      In Bologna, per Giacomo Monti, 1685, - Fascicolo di 2 bifolii (titolo bianco al verso, pp. 1-6; tracce di pieghe), in bella carta marmorizzata settecentesca. Conservato in bell'astuccio in mezza pelle e carta decorata. Impresso a Bologna nel 1685 da Giacomo Monti, contiene un'istanza al Senato bolognese da parte di due pittori (dei quali non siamo in grado di fornire i nomi), i quali chiedono per gli artisti pittori l'esenzione dalla tassa ''annua colletta chiamata comunemente la obbedienza, e dalle altre soggezioni e gravezze'', facendo notare la loro peculiarità di artisti, ben diversi dagli artigiani che operano nel campo della decorazione (''.indoratori, santari, stuccatori, verniciatori.dipintori da bottega.'') e rimarcando il fatto che nella pittura, al contrario di ciò che avviene in altri mestieri, non sono i materiali impiegati, i ''vili colori'' che valorizzano l'opera, bensì il genio dell'artista (''Certo che chi acquista una testa diremmo del gran Raffaelle, o del Correggio, un ritratto di Tiziano, non compra.quelle pochissime tente che l'han colorito., ma il magistero di quella operazione, preziosa per l'eccellenza della forma.'' (pag. 2). Quindi i pittori devono essere esentati da certe tasse e gravezze, come già ben fecero molti antichi sovrani ed illuminati mecenati, tra cui Francesco I di Francia, Filippo II di Spagna e Carlo Emanuele di Savoia. Inoltre si chiede che la ''Compagnia de' Pittori in Bologna'' possa godere di benevola legislazione, ''benignità e munificenza'', come già avviene a Roma, Firenze, Genova, Venezia e Milano ed in vari Stati d'Europa. Per vari aspetti trattasi, quindi, di documento di straordinaria importanza per gli interessi "sindacali" della categoria. Molto raro; nel Catalogo degli Statuti del Senato (vol. I, p. 174), infatti, un solo documento, e per di più Manoscritto del XVIII secolo, concerne i pittori di Bologna, i quali soltanto nel 1709 riuscirono a formare l'Accademia Clementina, per la tutela dei propri diritti. Rarissimo cimelio, in buono stato di conservazione, a grandi margini. Buon esemplare (tracce di pieghe verticali ed orizzontali; restauri a quelle del primo foglio). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Master Print-ANATOMY-HUMAN SKELETON-BONES-SKULL-Bidloo-de Lairesse-1685

      - Antique Master Print, untitled. Plate 88: This decorative anatomy plate shows a human skeleton. The skeleton seems to have just risen from the grave at his feet, and has shed the shroud in which it was buried. A grave monument in the left background. Engraving on hand laid paper. Description: This scarse / rare large original old / antique medical / anatomy print / plate originates from Goverd Bidloo's landmark work titled: 'Anatomia Humani Corporis' (1685).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Gerard de Lairesse' after 'Govert Bidloo'. Gerard or Gerard de Lairesse (1640 or 1641 - 1711) was a very talented Dutch Golden Age painter and art theorist. Govert Bidloo or Govard Bidloo (1649 - 1713) was a Dutch Golden Age physician, anatomist, poet and playwright. He was the personal physician of William III of Orange-Nassau, Dutch stadholder and king of England. Condition: Very good, given age. Remains of attachment to carrier to the rear of the sheet. Small stains in margin. Light crease in the lower left margin corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B27-45 The overall size is ca. 15 x 21.3 inch. The image size is ca. 10.5 x 16.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 38 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 26.6 x 43 cm.

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         Patriarcha: Or The Natural Power of Kings, By the Learned Sir Robert.

      1685. A Royalist Who Inspired Works by Locke and Sidney Filmer, Sir Robert [d. 1653]. Bohun, Edmund [1645-1699], Editor. Patriarcha: Or the Natural Power of Kings. By the Learned Sir Robert Filmer Baronet. Corrected According to the Original Manuscript of the Author, Out of Which in Several Places Many Large Additions are Made, Amounting in the Whole to Ten Pages, And Many Mistakes Rectified. To Which is Added, A Preface to the Reader in Which this Piece is Vindicated from the Cavils and Misconstructions of the Author of a Book Stiled Patriarcha non Monarcha. And Also a Conclusion or Postscript. By Edmund Bohun, Esq. London: Printed for R. Chiswel, W. Hensman, M. Gilliflower, And G. Wells, 1684. [cxviii], 178, [6] pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Recent quarter morocco over marbled boards, lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, light soiling and early owner initials in tiny hand to title page. $750. * Second and final edition. Filmer, a conservative English political theorist who defended monarchy and the divine right of kings, is best known as the author of The Free-Holder's Grand Inquest (1648), and the present work. First published posthumously in 1680, it was widely debated and rebutted in such works as John Locke's Two Treatises of Government (1689) and Algernon Sidney's Discourses Concerning Government (1698). As indicated by the title of the second edition, the editor responds to another critical response: James Tyrrell's Patriarcha non Monarcha: The Patriarch Unmonarch's (1681). English Short-Title Catalogue R31510.

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         L'historia Augusta da Giulio Cesare a Costantino il Magno illustrata con la verità dell'antiche medaglie da Francesco Angeloni. Seconda impressione con l'emendationi postume del medesimo Autore, e col supplimento de' rovesci, che mancavano nelle loro tavole, tratti dal Tesoro delle Medaglie della Regina Christina Augusta e descritti da Gio. Pietro Bellori [ ].

      a spese di Felice Cesaretti libraro all'insegna della Regina (In Roma: appresso Gio. Battista Bussotti, 1685), In Roma - in-2°, 320x220 mm, leg. rigida del XX secolo in piena pergamena, titolo a caratteri dorati su tassello in pelle arancione al dorso, nastrino segnapagine; pp. [16], 327, [1]. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero. Centinaia di illustrazioni calcografiche intervallate al testo, molte a piena pagina; iniziali e fregi xilografici. Pregevole seconda edizione di questo studio sulle monete romane da Giulio Cesare a Costantino il Grande, a cura di Francesco Angeloni (1559-1652), famoso antiquario; questa edizione è più ricercata ed apprezzata della prima del 1641, per le aggiunte e i rovesci delle medaglie descritti da Gio. Pietro Bellori. Rif.: IT\ICCU\UBOE\030834, OCLC, 760166048. Cond.: Lievi segni d'uso alla legatura (alcune macchie, abrasioni al tassello sul dorso). Alone d'umido interessante la parte interna in basso delle ultime 50 carte. Carte croccanti con occasionali macchie, alcuni aloni marginali e leggere bruniture. Nel complesso trattasi di copia molto buona. 1360g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Compactatorum Ducatus Würtemb: Compendium. Das ist. Summarischer Begriff. Aller Verträge, Abschiedt, Confirmationum und Privilegiorum deß Herzogthumbs Württemberg. Von Anno 1482. biß Anno. 1681. inclusivè. Löblicher Landschafft Gliedern und Bedienten Zu Verstendlichem Behueff. von J.H.S.D. S.D.W.C. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

      Um 1685. - 305 numerierte, 27 weiße Blätter. Folio 33 x 20,5 cm, Pergament der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Kein gedrucktes Vergleichsexemplar nachweisbar. Zusammenstellung von Verträgen, Beschlüssen etc. das Herzogtum Württemberg betreffend. Einzigartige historische Informationsquelle. - Anfangs und am Schluss Wurmspuren. Sauberes Exemplar.

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         Compendium Geographicum Or a more exact plain and easie introduction into all Geography 

      Than yet extant, after the latest discoveries, or alterations; very useful, especially for young Noblemen and Gentlemen, the like not printed in English. Second edition. 12mo. Full morocco with blind ruled compartments to spine, edges speckled in red. Upper board and spine a little worn, with small areas of insect damage. [16], 186, [2ads]pp. London, William Crook at the Green Dragon without Temple Bar,

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         2 Antique Master Prints-SENSES-TOUCH-TASTE-SIGHT-HEARING-Bormeester-ca. 1685

      - 2 Antique prints, titled: 't Gevoel - De Smaak - 't Gesicht - 't Gehoor. Very rare set of prints.', Set of 4 prints depicting senses: Touch - Taste - Sight - Hearing. Etching and engraving on verge type hand laid paper. Watermark: Prince William the V on horseback. Made by J. Bormeester after own design. Jochem Bormeester (active 1677-1713) originated from Northern Germany. He was de son in law of the famous publisher Clement de Jonghe. Not much is known of his activities. Condition: Very good impressions with large margins. Two plates on one sheet of paper General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 16.1 x 12.8 inch. The image size is ca. 7 x 9.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 41 x 32.5 cm. The image size is ca. 17.7 x 24.5 cm.

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         ERODIANOU TES META MARKON BASILEIAS HISTORIAS BIBLIA OCTO [testo greco]. Cui accessere Genealogia, Chronologia & Geographica Imperii Romani Descriptio.

      Seminario Opera Petri Antonii Brigoncii, 1685. in-16, pp. (8), 176 (greco), 29, rileg. post. con cart. settecentesco. Con una bella carta geogr. in rame più volte ripiegata dell'Impero Romano. E' il secondo volume della Stora dell'Impero Romano dopo Marco Aurelio, nella versione dell'umanista Angelo Poliziano. Testo interamente in greco corsivo, salvo l'ultima parte che riguarda la cronologia. Molte biblioteche possiedono solo la prima o seconda parte, spesso priva della carta geogr. Raro. Una delle prime opere stampate dalla tipografia padovana, attiva dal 1684. Bellini, Storia della Tip. del Seminario, p. 364: "Era stato chiesta, e ottenuta, licenza di ristampar l'edizione del Boscler che porta lo storico greco con a fianco in colonna il traduttore fiorentino, e in fine, molte note non riprodotte dai nostri". Belliss. esempl. su carta forte. [221]

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         Patriarcha: Or The Natural Power of Kings, By the Learned Sir Robert.

      1685 - A Royalist Who Inspired Works by Locke and Sidney Filmer, Sir Robert [d. 1653]. Bohun, Edmund [1645-1699], Editor. Patriarcha: Or the Natural Power of Kings. By the Learned Sir Robert Filmer Baronet. Corrected According to the Original Manuscript of the Author, Out of Which in Several Places Many Large Additions are Made, Amounting in the Whole to Ten Pages, And Many Mistakes Rectified. To Which is Added, A Preface to the Reader in Which this Piece is Vindicated from the Cavils and Misconstructions of the Author of a Book Stiled Patriarcha non Monarcha. And Also a Conclusion or Postscript. By Edmund Bohun, Esq. London: Printed for R. Chiswel, W. Hensman, M. Gilliflower, And G. Wells, 1684. [cxviii], 178, [6] pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Recent quarter morocco over marbled boards, lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, light soiling and early owner initials in tiny hand to title page. $750. * Second and final edition. Filmer, a conservative English political theorist who defended monarchy and the divine right of kings, is best known as the author of The Free-Holder's Grand Inquest (1648), and the present work. First published posthumously in 1680, it was widely debated and rebutted in such works as John Locke's Two Treatises of Government (1689) and Algernon Sidney's Discourses Concerning Government (1698). As indicated by the title of the second edition, the editor responds to another critical response: James Tyrrell's Patriarcha non Monarcha: The Patriarch Unmonarch's (1681). English Short-Title Catalogue R31510. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         r?dianou T?s meta Markon Basileias historias biblia okt? [testo greco]. Cui accessere Genealogia, Chronologia & Geographica Imperii Romani Descriptio.

      Seminario Opera Petri Antonii Brigoncii,, Padova, 1685 - in-16, pp. (8), 176 (greco), 29, rileg. post. con cart. settecentesco. Con una bella carta geogr. in rame più volte ripiegata dell'Impero Romano. E' il secondo volume della Stora dell'Impero Romano dopo Marco Aurelio, nella versione dell'umanista Angelo Poliziano. Testo interamente in greco corsivo, salvo l'ultima parte che riguarda la cronologia. Molte biblioteche possiedono solo la prima o seconda parte, spesso priva della carta geogr. Raro. Una delle prime opere stampate dalla tipografia padovana, attiva dal 1684. Bellini, Storia della Tip. del Seminario, p. 364: "Era stato chiesta, e ottenuta, licenza di ristampar l'edizione del Boscler che porta lo storico greco con a fianco in colonna il traduttore fiorentino, e in fine, molte note non riprodotte dai nostri". Belliss. esempl. su carta forte. [221]

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         Moluccae Insulae Celeberrime

      Artist: Covens/ Mortier Jean/ Corneille ( - 1740) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca 1700 1685 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Wide margins; - size (in cm): 37 x 48; - description: map of the Moluccas Islands (Indonesia), with a detail map of Bachian; -vita of the artist: Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier where brothers in law, who continued the bussines, founded of Pierre Mortier in 1685 in Amsterdam. They called it Covens & Mortier. They extended their buissines in buying the company of De Witt.

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         Histoire du gouvernement de Venise, derniere edition, revue & corrigee par l'auteur. [ Bound with Examen de la liberte´ originaire de Venise ]

      Paris: Paris : 'chez Federic Leonard' 1685 , 1685. Library label of S. Rosen. Venise on fixed endpaper. Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, [30], 686, [80],16pp. Bound with Examen de la liberte´ originaire de Venise / traduit de l'Italien ; avec une harangue de Lou¨is He´lian ; traduite du latin.Published A Ratisbonne : Che´s Jean Aubri 1684. Author, Bedmar, Alfonso de la Cueva marque´s de 1572-1655. Collation, [8],184pp. Bound in full period or early vellum, yapp edges, title in manuscript, previous owners? crest on top board. At some time, not recently the binding has been recased with new endpapers. Binding in very good condition. Internally, tanning to second title page. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive early binding. . Very Good Plus. 8vo.

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         Spiegel der Sibyllen, van Vierderley Vertooningen. Uyt dewelcke, Wegens de daar in schijnende Straalen van het klaare Goddelijke Licht, een Heerlijke Weer-schijn des Throons der Majesteyt in de Hemelen, en een helder-blinkende Glans der Zaligmakende Waarheyt, op verscheyde wyse, voor allerley Aanschouwers, over den gantschen Aarnbodem, krachtiglijk schittert. Vertoonende sich daar in ook seer Eerbiediglijk, de Persoonen der XII. Voornaamste Sibyllen, met hare seer Aanmerkelijke Leeringen en Wonderbaarlijke Voorseggingen, over Kerkelijke, Staatsche, en Particuliere Saken, ook die de Tegenwoordige Rijken en Staten in Asia en Europa betreffen, en noch staan te geschieden, ja tot 's Weerelds Eynde. t'Samen gestelt, soo uyt eygen Studie, als door 't behulp van meer dan 125. der vermaarste, soo Hebreeusche, Grieksche, en Latijnsche, als andere Autheuren, soodanig als noyt is in 't Licht geweest. Tot groote nuttigheit der Ziele, en volle voldoening der Nieusgierigheyt van alle Curieuse Ondersoekers. Gelijk aan d'omstaande zyde, in weynig Letteren, seer verstaanlijk is te sien. Seer rykelijk verçiert met allerhande raare Kopere Plaaten, waar onder de XII. Sibyllen, benevens de beduyding harer Prophetien, seer kunstig zijn afgebeelt.

      Amsterdam, voor d'Autheur, by Timotheus ten Hoorn 1685. (14) 938 (30) p. Leer met ribben en stempels, 4° (De band is sleets aan de randen, boekblok plaatselijk licht gebruind, mist de titelprent en 1 van de uitvouwbare gravures. Zeldzaam historisch werk over voorspellingen door Joannes Aysma, ca. 1636-. Geïllustreerd met 35 gravures, waarvan 14 uitvouwbaar, door Jan Luyken, Thomas Doesburgh en Coenraet Decker.).

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         Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, over de Predicatie Christi op den Berg, Verhaalt van Mattheus Capittel V, VI, VII. Verhandelt ende uitgebreid. WAARBIJ: Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, over Christi Wonderwerken, Als meede de Zending der Apostelen, Ende jet vervolg van zijne Preedikdienst: Verhaald van Mattheus, Capittel VIII. IX. X. XI. Verhandeld, ende uitgebreid. WAARBIJ: Schriftuirlijke Verklaaring, Ende Godtvrugtige Betragting, oover de Verdeediging van de Leere Christi, ende den Staat van Zijn Kooningrijk. Verhaald van Mattheus, Capittel XII. XIII. verhandeld, ende uitgebreid.

      Leiden, Felix Lopez, en Johannes de Vivie (Dl.3: en Frederik Haaring) 1685/1689/1692 - 3 delen, (44) 737 (67), (24) 854 (70), (12) 851 (57) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (Onderkant rug deel 1 gerestaureerd, plaatselijk vochtvlekken in de eerste twee delen.)

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         Carte d'Amerique.

      Artist: Covens/ Mortier Jean/ Corneille ( - 1740) Amsterdam; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1739 1685 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 50,5 x 61; - description: map of the Americas; -vita of the artist: Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier where brothers in law, who continued the bussines, founded of Pierre Mortier in 1685 in Amsterdam. They called it Covens & Mortier. They extended their buissines in buying the company of De Witt.

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         The Critical History of the Religions and Customs of the Eastern Nations. London, Henry Faithhorne

      1685 - First Edition. 8vo, [viii], 190, [2]pp, contemporary panelled calf [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Batavia Illustrata, ofte Verhandelinge van den oorspronk, voortgank, zeden, eere, staat en godtsdienst van Oud Batavien, mitsgaders van den adel en regeringe van Hollandt, ten deele uyt W. van Gouthoven en andere schrijvers, maar wel voornamentlijk uyt een menigte van oude schriften en authentyque stukken en bewijsen.

      's-Gravenhage, Veely, Tongerloo & Doll, 1685. 2 vols. 4o. Full vellum, good condition, beautifully blind stamped. 1520 pag. Illustrated with a frontispice. Based on the achives of the Dutch council of nobility (Hoge Raad van Adel). Chapters I-XI are about the history of Holland. Chapter XII (pag. 665-1336) concerns the nobility and offers a list of nobels who were summoned to and appeared in the court of Holland between 1522 and 1680. Also genealogies of old Holland families and a list of castles and estates in Holland. Chapter XIII is about the government of Holland. H217

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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         Alter und Neuer Münz-Schlüssel In welchen gehandelt wird, Von der Müntz Alterthum und Aufkommen, Gerechtigkeit selbige zu schlagen, und deren unterschiedliche Sorten, als Hebräisch- Chaldäisch- Persisch- Griechisch- Römische, Alter und Neuer Teutschen, wie nicht weniger aller jetzo gangbaren güldenen und silbernen Müntzen, in Kupfer sehr accurat fürgestelleltet.

      3 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 2 gest. Frontispices, 4 gefalt.Tabellen und 286 Kupfertafeln auf 281 tls. gefalteten Bll., mit zus. 2210 Münzdarstellungen. 1 Bl., 363 S. 1 Bl., 62, 178 S., 6 Bll., 259 S. Prgt. d. Zt. 4 Graesse III, 314 Lipsius-L. I, 191 Humpert 10995. - Dritte und letzte Ausgabe. Vielleicht das bedeutendste ältere Sammelwerk zur Münzgeschichte, wichtig vor allem für Geschichte und bildliche Wiedergabe deutscher Reichs-, Territorial-, Stände- und Städtemünzen, in das auch einige ältere numismatische Werke inkorporiert sind. Ferner sind zahlreiche Verordnungen, Edikte, grenzübergreifende Rezesse und Verträge, die den Münzhandel betreffen, abgedruckt. - Die Tafeln sind je zu zweit auf einen Bogen gedruckt, meist zerschnitten eingebunden, einige wenige unzerschnitten - was die Kollation etwas schwierig macht und worauf wohl auch die abweichenden Tafelzahlen bei den Auktionsexemplaren der letzten Jahrzehnte zu erklären sind. Hier vorliegendes Exemplar komplett mit allen Tafeln und Münzabbildungen. - Mit von J. D. de Montalegre (L.-W. 258) gest. Exlibris für Gottfried Polycarp Müller (1685-1747 vgl. ADB XXII, 669). - Vorderes Gelenk außen angerissen. Wenige Bll. etwas fleckig. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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         Some Animadversions Upon a Book Intituled The Theory of the Earth.

      Harper London 1685 - Small octavo; [44], 178,[2]. Contemporary full speckled sheepskin, corners worn, a 19thc respine of light calf, two lettering pieces of red and black leather. Endpapers sl dusty, few blemishes. Few marginal spots but text generally clean. Bookplate of Frederick Polhill of Howbury Hall, Bedford. Overall a G-Nr VG copy of this interesting work which was a reply to Thomas Burnet's "Theory of the Earth" which was first published in Latin in 1681 then in English in 1684. The second part appeared in 1689 (Latin) and 1690 (English). In the work, Burnet suggested a hollow earth with most of the water inside until Noah's Flood, at which time mountains and oceans appeared. He calculated the amount of water on Earth's surface, stating there was not enough to account for the Flood. Burnet was to some extent influenced by Descartes who had written on the creation of the earth in Principia philosophiae (1644). Croft's criticism includes an accusation that Burnet was following the Second Epistle of Peter rather than the Book of Genesis. During the 1690s John Beaumont and Johann Caspar Eisenschmidt picked up on Burnet's ideas. They engendered a great deal of controversy at the time, and Burnet defended himself against selected critics, John Keill and Erasmus Warren. Isaac Newton was an admirer of Burnet's theological approach to geological processes. Newton even wrote to Burnet, suggesting the possibility that when God created the Earth, the days were longer. However, Burnet did not find this explanation scientific enough. Lengthening the days would require an intervention on God's part. Burnet tightly held the belief that God created the world and all its processes perfectly from the start. (Wiki). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Summersgill Ltd ABA,PBFA,ILAB.]
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         Traitez Nouveaux and Curieux du Café du Thé et du Chocolate Ouvrage également necessaire aux medecins and à tous ceux qui aiment leur santé

      Frontispiece of a grand Eastern gentleman, a Chinaman and a Mayan/Aztec drinking coffee, tea and chocolate respectively, 3 plates and ornamental headpiece and initial at the head of each of the three chapters. First edition. 12mo., contemporary calf expertly repaired at head and foot of spine, spine elaborately gilt in panels with raised bands, edges sprinkled in red, lacking free endpapers, worm hole on upper board, ink blot to very edge of first few leaves. Lyon, Chez Jean Girin & B. Riviere.

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         The History of the Crusade; or, the Expeditions of the Christian Princes for the Conquest of the Holy Land. Written Originally in French, by... Englished by John Nalson

      London: Printed by R.H. for Thomas Dring, 1685. First English edition. Folio. (xx), 304, 307-410 pp, as called for. Later period style calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label. Very good. Wing, M290.

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         MANRESA, 2 MANUSCRITS DEL MONESTIR DE NOSTRA SRA DEL CARME, 1685, EXTREMADAMENT RARS

      1685 - MANRESA, 2 MANUSCRITS DEL MONESTIR DE NOSTRA SRA DEL CARME, 1685, PERE ROSELLO, PERE CASADEVALL, ( EXTREMADAMENT RARS). REF PICS 1. Language: eng [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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         The art of heraldry in two parts, the first concisely comprehending all necessary rules in the said art (...) The second part giving a full account of the priviledges, dignitia etc. of the nobility and gentry of England (...) according to the excellent method of Guilims heraldry.

      London, Robert Clavel, 1685. 1st edition. 4o. Full leather, spine restored. Good condition, compelte. (8)+243 (=259)+13 pages. Illustrated with 52 full page inserted plates and 22 woodcuts in the text. Inscription reads Robert Bartlett his book and ex-libris Daniel de Bruin with the portrait of J.B. Rietstap. Richard Blome (d. 1705) published many books, some of them on heraldry. The fourth and fifth editions of Guillim's 'Display of Heraldrie', an Alphabetical Account of the Nobility and Gentry, which are (or lately were) related unto the several counties of England and Wales. Blome is described by Anth. Wood, in the Athenae, vol. i. c. 389: 'This person Bloome is esteemed by the chiefest heralds a most impudent person, and the late industrious Garter (Sir W. D[ugdale]) hath told me that he gets a livelihood by bold practices.' H185

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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         Kupferstich- Karte, v. N. Visscher II, "Bavariae pars superior cum insertis et adjacentibus Regionibus .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1685, 58 x 49 (H) Mit 2 schönen altkol. Kartuschen mit figürlichem Schmuck. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, rechts unten Erklärungen. Oben rechts eine Insetkarte des Bezirks Burghausen. Dek. Karte von Oberbayern.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Batavia Illustrata, ofte Verhandelinge van den oorspronk, voortgank, zeden, eere, staat en godtsdienst van Oud Batavien, mitsgaders van den adel en regeringe van Hollandt, ten deele uyt W. van Gouthoven en andere schrijvers, maar wel voornamentlijk uyt een menigte van oude schriften en authentyque stukken en bewijsen.

      - 's-Gravenhage, Veely, Tongerloo & Doll, 1685. 2 vols. 4o. Full vellum, good condition, beautifully blind stamped. 1520 pag. Illustrated with a frontispice. Based on the achives of the Dutch council of nobility (Hoge Raad van Adel). Chapters I-XI are about the history of Holland. Chapter XII (pag. 665-1336) concerns the nobility and offers a list of nobels who were summoned to and appeared in the court of Holland between 1522 and 1680. Also genealogies of old Holland families and a list of castles and estates in Holland. Chapter XIII is about the government of Holland. H217

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. van der Steur]
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