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The estates, empires & principallities of the world. Represented by ye description of countries,maner of inhabitants,riches of provinces,forces,government,religion,and the princes that have governed in every estate. With the begin(n)ing of all militarie and religious orders. Translated out of French...

By: Avity, Pierre d'; Grimstone, Edward, translator

Price: $1,900.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes and John Bill: 1615

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 9265


[3] ff, 1234 pp, [1] f. First leaf (a blank) not present, otherwise complete. Small folio measuring 12.25" bound in old vellum with matching renewed calf spine with 5 raised bands, brown morocco spine label. Renewed end papers and first blank. Marvelous engraved title page signed: Ren. Elstracke sculpsit. showing a man from Europe, Africa, Asia and America with various imperial symbols, engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Newly rebound in contemporary vellum ... View more info

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Epidemiorum et ephemeridum libri duo

By: Ballonius; Baillou, Guillaume de (1538-1616)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Quesnel: 1640

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9004


[xx],273, [xviii] pp. Index. In full vellum of the time which is normally aged and worn, small chip in the vellum at bottom joint, back board vellum is worn away at the bottom edge and corner as well as the bottom part of the rear fore-edge. Entirely in Latin with nice engraved initials. Inside front cover has removed book plate mark, blanks are present. Red and black title page with nice Quesnel engraved mark, title page bit browned and chipped at the edges, some old... View more info

Image for The Way to Christ Discovered. In these treatises. 1. Of true repentance. 2. Of true resignation. 3. Of regeneration. 4. Of the super-rationall life. Also the discourse of illumination. The compendium of repentance, And the mixt world &c BOUND WITH A consolatory treatise of the four complexions, that is, an instruction in the time of temptation for a sad and assaulted heart; shewing where-from sadness naturally ariseth, and how the assaulting happeneth; hereto are annexed some consolatory

The Way to Christ Discovered. In these treatises. 1. Of true repentance. 2. Of true resignation. 3. Of regeneration. 4. Of the super-rationall life. Also the discourse of illumination. The compendium of repentance, And the mixt world &c BOUND WITH A consolatory treatise of the four complexions, that is, an instruction in the time of temptation for a sad and assaulted heart; shewing where-from sadness naturally ariseth, and how the assaulting happeneth; hereto are annexed some consolatory

By: Behmen, Jacob; Boehme; Bohme, Jakob

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: London, H. Blunden: 1656

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9151


Extremely Scarce Early English Edition of Jacob Boehme’s The Way to Christ Bound with a Very Scarce First Edition on the Four Complexions (published 1654). This book is a 12mo measuring 5” x 3”. [4],154;[4]87,[1];[2],60,[2]; [2]; 50; [4]; 47, [1] pp, and [96] pp. It is complete except that printed pages 59 and 60 in the 60 pp listed above have been supplied in very old (and readable) manuscript including catch phrases. Bound in what appears to be original leather ... View more info

BIBLE; Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgatam quam dicunt Editionem : a Mendis Quibvs Innumeris partim scribarum incuria, partim sciolorum audacia scatebat, summa cura parique fide repurgata, at[que] ad priscoru[m] probatissimorumque exemplariorum normam, adhibita interdum fontium auto

By: Benoit, Jean; Benedictus, Johannes (1483-1573)

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: Paris, Apud Carolam Guillard, sub sole aureo, & Gulielmum Desboys: 1549

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9331


[xvi], 811, 214, [cxxvi] pp . Massive folio with original wooden boards, 16" x 10.5" x 3.5" with original stamped pigskin and brass furniture including part of clasps. Spine has been rebacked, 6 raised bands. This is the 2nd and very revised edition of Benoit's famous bible. Benoit was a professor of theology at the Sorbonne who had collated the Vulgate with ancient manuscripts in Greek and Hebrew and inserted commentary throughout his Bible to indicate not ... View more info

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Ad fratres Carthusiae: sacrae conciones. His additae sunt orationes nonnullae Iodoci Hessi. Item Poemation eiusdem de ordinis Carthusiani origine

By: Bibaucus, Guilielmus (Willem Bibaut); Hess, Jodocus

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Erfurt, Melchior Sachse the Elder: 1539

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9375


First edition of a very uncommon early Carthusian German woodcut book, edited by Jodocus Hessus, It contains two portraits of the Carthusian Bibaut. The other 4 full-page illustrations represent the crucifixion, “ecce homo”, and Christ crowned with thorns, all by an anonymous German artist (they are sometimes attributed to Hans Brosamer). The book is a collection of sermons by Bibaut, a Carthusian prior-general (d.1535), edited by Hess, with a selection of sermons... View more info

Image for Repertoriu[m] generale et succinctu[m]: veru[m]tamen valde vtile atq[ue] necessarium: co[n]tentoru[m] in quatuor collectorijs acutissimi ac p[ro]fundissimi theologi Gabrielis Biel super quatuor libros Sententiarum With medieval manuscript endpapers of Giles of Rome

Repertoriu[m] generale et succinctu[m]: veru[m]tamen valde vtile atq[ue] necessarium: co[n]tentoru[m] in quatuor collectorijs acutissimi ac p[ro]fundissimi theologi Gabrielis Biel super quatuor libros Sententiarum With medieval manuscript endpapers of Giles of Rome

By: Biel, Gabriel; Peter Lombard

Price: $1,900.00

Publisher: Lyons, Johann Clein: 1519

Seller ID: 8898


A post-incunable edition of Gabriel Biel's most important work, a commentary on the "Sentences" of Peter Lombard, four volumes bound in two, in full vellum, with a large, beautiful medieval manuscript used as part of the binding in the first volume, which also has a woodcut title page printed in red and black. The work is in two volumes, both small folios measuring 11.75" x 8". The vellum is limp, contemporary vellum showing the marks of missing ties. ... View more info

Image for Thesaurus Proverbiorum Italico-Bergamascorum Rarissimorum...nunquam Antes Stampatorum...italicae Linguae Amanitium Ad Aperiendum Oculos Editorum

Thesaurus Proverbiorum Italico-Bergamascorum Rarissimorum...nunquam Antes Stampatorum...italicae Linguae Amanitium Ad Aperiendum Oculos Editorum

By: Bolla, Bertolameo Bartolomaeo.

Price: $1,999.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, J. Saurium: 1605

Seller ID: 6756


70 leaves, unpaginated, renewed end papers and blanks. In octavos. With the bookplate of Col. Victor De Guinzbourg, who was in counterintelligence prior to WWII and, according to his family, used a number of different names -- he also happened to collect books of proverbs, the book passed to Robert Easton after his death. Very attractively bound in modern 3/4 leather with gilt ruling, dark blue marbled boards, five raised bands to the spine with gilt florets in the panel... View more info

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Rhetoricorum Ad C. Herennium. Lib. IIII. De Inventione Lib. II. Topica Ad Trebatium Lib. I. Oratoriiae Partitiones Lib. I Coline Edition

By: Cicero, M. T.

Price: $799.00

Publisher: Paris, Simon De Colines: 1545

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6690


This is a scarce early printed edition of three famous works dating back over 450 years to 1545. It comes from the famous house of Simon de Colines, one of the great printers of Renaissance Europe, famed for his beautiful typefaces, superb craftsmanship and as one of the most important innovators of book design. It appears to have come from an old Carmelite monastery. Two of the works printed are by the great Roman statesman Cicero, and one now thought to be by another, ... View more info

Image for The Marrow of Ecclesiastical Historie, Conteined in the Lives of the Fathers, and Other Learned Men, and Famous Divines, Which Have Flourished in the Church since Christ's time, to This Present Age. Faithfully Collected Out of Several Autors [sic], and Orderly Disposed, According to the Centuries Wherein They Lived. Together With t

The Marrow of Ecclesiastical Historie, Conteined in the Lives of the Fathers, and Other Learned Men, and Famous Divines, Which Have Flourished in the Church since Christ's time, to This Present Age. Faithfully Collected Out of Several Autors [sic], and Orderly Disposed, According to the Centuries Wherein They Lived. Together With t

By: Clark, Samuel

Price: $799.00

Publisher: London, William Du-gard: 1650

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8364


This book is in good antiquarian condition. It has been handsomely rebound in 3/4 leather, marbled boards, endpapers renewed It is a small octavo and measures 5.25” x 7”. It is packed with numerous engraved portrait plates, the portrait area on page 320 blank as issued. Pagination is as follows [32], 352, 363-378, 389-500, [8] pages, the gaps represent numbering errors when the book was printed, as per bibliographic references, but the book is complete. The pa... View more info

Image for Historia Comitiorum Anno M.D. XXX Augustae celebratorum, repurgatae doctrinae occasionem, praecipuas de religione deliberationes, consilia, postulata, responsa, pacis ac concordiae media, pompas, epistolas, et tam Pontificiorum quam Evangelicorum scripta pleraque complectens: ...

Historia Comitiorum Anno M.D. XXX Augustae celebratorum, repurgatae doctrinae occasionem, praecipuas de religione deliberationes, consilia, postulata, responsa, pacis ac concordiae media, pompas, epistolas, et tam Pontificiorum quam Evangelicorum scripta pleraque complectens: ...

By: Coelestinus, Georgius; Celestin, Georg (1525-1579)

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: Frankfurt an der Oder, Johann Eichorn: 1577

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9266


[12] [2] ff; 142; [6] ff, 145-302 ff; [10], 139,[1],[8],136,[1] ff. Occasional erratic page numbering but catches and signatures agree, everything is present and in the proper spot. In 4 parts, each part with its own title page. Thick folio, 12.25" in handsome binding with modern leather spine with raised bands and gilt stamping in the compartments, dark brown morocco labwel, antique marbled heavy boards with a bit of rubbing to the corners. Interior has old reinfor... View more info

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Sammelband of Eight Anti-Catholic Tracts Printed in England during the Restoration between 1679-1687

By: Croft, Herbert; Gilbert, John; Wake, William; Benigne, James; Johnstone, Joseph; Payne, William; Stratford, Nicholas;

Price: $825.00

Publisher: London, 1679

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8660


A collection of anti-Catholic and pro-Church of England tracts printed during the Restoration, at the end of Charles II's reign and beginning of James II. Bound together and cased in new dark blue buckram by the Law Society. Contents are: The Legacy of the Right Reverend Father in God, Herbert Lord Bishop of Hereford: to his Diocess. Or, A Short Determination of all Controversies We have with the Papists, by [Herbert Croft], London: Charles Harper, 1679. [viii], 126 pp.... View more info

Image for La vie de Cassiodore, chancelier et premier  Minister de Theodoric Le Grand & de plusieurs autres Rois d'Italie : ensuite Abbe de Viviers. Avec ur Abrege de l'Histaire des Princes qu'il a servis ; & des remarques sur ses ouvrages

La vie de Cassiodore, chancelier et premier Minister de Theodoric Le Grand & de plusieurs autres Rois d'Italie : ensuite Abbe de Viviers. Avec ur Abrege de l'Histaire des Princes qu'il a servis ; & des remarques sur ses ouvrages

By: de Sainte-Marthe, Denis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard: 1695

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004829


1695. Pagination is 18 lvs, 422 [19] pages, all present as called for. The book is in quite good antiquarian condition. It is a lovely 12mo measuring 4" x 6.5" fully bound in glorious tree-calf leather with red spine label with gilt. Just a bit of wear at corners and joints. Interior has marbled end papers, first and last blanks a little foxed . Red and black title page has some foxing and a nice old hand has written in the author's name, interiors are clean ... View more info

Image for C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Novocomensis, epistolarum libri X: Eiusdem Panegyricus Traiano dictus Cum commentariis Joannis Mariae Catanaei, viri doctissimi. Multis epistolis cum illarum interpretation adiectis. Adiuncti sunt alii, ad alios Caesares, Panegyrici, ad fidem vetusti exemplaris emendati

C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Novocomensis, epistolarum libri X: Eiusdem Panegyricus Traiano dictus Cum commentariis Joannis Mariae Catanaei, viri doctissimi. Multis epistolis cum illarum interpretation adiectis. Adiuncti sunt alii, ad alios Caesares, Panegyrici, ad fidem vetusti exemplaris emendati

By: Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundusl Pliny the Younger; Giovanni Maria Cattaneo; Paul Estienne

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Geneva, Excudebat Paulus Stephanus: 1600

Seller ID: 8753


The book is a quarto measuring 6.25" x 9". It is in good antiquarian condition. Handsomely rebacked with 5 raised bands and gilt compartments, what appear to be the original boards with gilt ruling, some skinning and wear, corners rubbed but skillfully repaired. Interior front end paper has an owner inscription indicating that he bought the book in 1706. Title page has some humidity staining, contemporary notations and a scratched out owner inscription. Text pag... View more info

Spiritali di Herone Alessandrino Ridotti in Lingua Volgare da Alessandro Giorgi da Urbino,

By: Hero of Alexandria; Heron; Giorgi, Alessandro, translator

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Urbino, Bartholomeo, e Simone Ragusij fratelli: 1592

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9352


Important 1592 Italian translation of Greek mathematician and engineer Hero (or Heron) of Alexander's Pneumatics, which describes his various mechanical inventions including the siphon, fire-engine, water-organ and other steam, air and water driven devices. The translator, Alessandro Giorgi, was the court mathematician to the Duke of Urbino to whom the book is dedicated. [4], 82 ff, 90 woodcut illustrations of various mechanical inventions. With 19th century vellum w... View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCIV publicata.

By: Leibniz, Gottfried; Bernoulli; Buchner; Weidner, et al

Price: $499.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Gross, J. & Fritsch, J.T.: 1694

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8699


[ii], 518 pp. Index. 11 folding plates. In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout, long closed tear in the margin of 69/70, some marginal staining in 315-320, but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the text, except ... View more info

Image for The Key of the Revelation Searched and Demonstrated out of the Naturall and Proper Characters of the Visions. The Second Edition in English whereunto is added A Conjecture concerning Gog and Magog by the same..Nicholas Noyes copy. Salem Witch Trials, Declaration of Independence

The Key of the Revelation Searched and Demonstrated out of the Naturall and Proper Characters of the Visions. The Second Edition in English whereunto is added A Conjecture concerning Gog and Magog by the same..Nicholas Noyes copy. Salem Witch Trials, Declaration of Independence

By: Mede, Joseph

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Phil. Stephens: 1650

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9379


. Pagination is [16] 123 [1] 137 [18] including the scarce ad for other books by Mede. T1 and T2 are separated by a2 and a1 (the ads) out of order, but all are present and complete except for the lacking folding plate. OCLC 13659596, ESTC 006076336. There are the numerous owner inscriptions (the first is dated May 3, 1651) and a stain on two center pages of the book, otherwise clean and unmarked. Paper is toned, book block is fragile but holding. Nice head and tail... View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCIII publicata.

By: Mencke, Otto; Leibniz, Gottfried; Johann Friedrich; Bernoulli; et al

Price: $699.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Georg, Johann: 1693

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8569


[ii], 545, [46] pp.. Indices. 6 folding tables In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the text. Acta Eruditorum was founded in 1682 in Leipzig by Otto Mencke, who became ... View more info

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Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCXCII publicata.

By: Mencke, Otto; Leibniz; Gottfried; Grosse, Johann; Gleditsch, Johann Friedrich; Bernoulli; Nuck; de Vries, Grotius, et al

Price: $799.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Georg, Johann: 1692

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8445


[ii], 570, [28] pp. Indices. 13 folding plates. In heavy cream card of the time, printed spine label, 3 sewn bands front and back. End papers renewed at the time of binding, some worming to the first few leaves, title page remounted, one leaf remounted, paper is browned, there are some foxing spots, and some humidity marking throughout but otherwise clean and unmarked. The plates are clean and unmarked, as well, with some of the same browning but not as heavy as the ... View more info

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Sermones Parati de tempore et de sanctis (Sermones de tempore only) Incunabula

By: Paratus; Kruttli, Johannes

Price: $4,200.00

Publisher: Strassburg], (Martin Flach): 1495-1500

Seller ID: 9178


This is the complete first part of the work -- de tempore -- with 178 leaves. (The "de sanctis" portion would add 96 leaves, not present here.) Rubricated initials throughout and touched with red throughout as well. Binding is probably a 19th century rebinding with leather spine and corners, cream paper boards, the spine with three raised bands and handwritten title and printer, along with a "1498" date -- ISTC dates it to 1495-1500 (ip00099000). Some no... View more info

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Satyrae, Incunabula 1499 (Comm: Lucius Annaeus Cornutus,Johannes Britannicus, and Bartholomaeus Fontius)

By: Persius, Flaccus Aulus

Price: $3,499.00

Publisher: Venice, Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino: 1499

Seller ID: 9253


[i], 63, [i] ff. A1 has woodcult engraving showing Persius at a desk, flanked by Cornutus on his right, and Britannicus and Fontius on his left, all commenting away with their pens. The book is a 4to, measuring 11.75" tall bound in old manuscript on parchment with renewed vellum spine with new label. Manuscript has red initials including some fine penwork but is quite age darkened and worn but refurbished. Interior new end pages. Original blanks are present with ... View more info