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Atlas Maior Of 1665

Atlas Maior Of 1665

by Joan Blaeu

Atlas Maior Of 1665

Atlas Maior Of 1665

by Joan Krogt, Peter Van Der Blaeu

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Atlas Maior

by Peter Van Der Krogt

17th Century Books & Ephemera

Aubrey's Brief Lives edited from the Original Manuscripts and with an Introduction by Oliver Lawson Dick

Aubrey's Brief Lives edited from the Original Manuscripts and with an Introduction by Oliver Lawson Dick

by Aubrey, John ; Edited by Oliver Lawson Dick

London: Secker & Warburg. 1958. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Some mild and faint foxing to endpapers and DJ flaps. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. cx, 341pp. A series of pen sketches of 17th century notables - impudent, saucy, slanderous, shocking and defamatory! . 3rd... Read more
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AU$30.00
The Pilgrim The Journeys of Pietro Della Valle

The Pilgrim The Journeys of Pietro Della Valle

by Bull, George (Translated, Abridged and Introduced by)

London: The Folio Society. 1989. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Naer Fine condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xix, 303 pages. Della Valle's account of his travels through 17th century Asia Minor, Persia and India . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$24.00
B. TAYLOR'S OPUSCULA. THE MEASURES OF FRIENDSHIP. WITH ADDITIONAL TRACTS.  TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, HIS MORAL DEMONSTRATION, PROVING THAT THE RELIGION  OF JESUS CHRIST IS FROM GOD. NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN THIS VOLUME.

B. TAYLOR'S OPUSCULA. THE MEASURES OF FRIENDSHIP. WITH ADDITIONAL TRACTS. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, HIS MORAL DEMONSTRATION, PROVING THAT THE RELIGION OF JESUS CHRIST IS FROM GOD. NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN THIS VOLUME.

by Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667

Printed for Rich. Royston, Bookseller To His Most Sacred Majesty, 1678. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1678. Hardcover. THEOLOGY; RELIGION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; B. TAYLOR'S OPUSCULA. THE MEASURES OF FRIENDSHIP. WITH ADDITIONAL TRACTS. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, HIS MORAL DEMONSTRATION, PROVING THAT THE RELIGION OF JESUS CHRIST IS FROM GOD. NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN THIS VOLUME.. ESTCR11770. Taylor,... Read more
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$318.45
Novissima et accuratissima totius Americae descriptio

Novissima et accuratissima totius Americae descriptio

by DE WIT, Frederick

Amsterdam. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 19 1/4" x 22 3/4".<br/><br/> This map of the Western Hemisphere is one of the finest and most replicated examples of Dutch cartography. Drawn in the late 17th century, this early state of the map illustrates a number of then-held beliefs about the geography of the New World now known to be incorrect. California is depicted as an island, Great Lakes remain inaccurately open, and rivers exist where there... Read more
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$3,500.00
PRAELECTIONES IN DUODECIM LIBROS CODICIS JUSTINIANI IMP. QUIBUS LEGES  OMNES &amp; AUTHENTICAE PERPETU&Acirc; SERIE EXPLICANTUR, MORES HODIERNI INFERUNTUR,  &amp; QUID SIT IURIS ANTIQUI, NOVI, &amp; NOVISSIMI, ENODATUR, AC BREVITER  EXPONITUR. EDITIO NOVA, AB AUCTORE RECOGNIT [LBC]

PRAELECTIONES IN DUODECIM LIBROS CODICIS JUSTINIANI IMP. QUIBUS LEGES OMNES & AUTHENTICAE PERPETUÂ SERIE EXPLICANTUR, MORES HODIERNI INFERUNTUR, & QUID SIT IURIS ANTIQUI, NOVI, & NOVISSIMI, ENODATUR, AC BREVITER EXPONITUR. EDITIO NOVA, AB AUCTORE RECOGNIT [LBC]

by Perez, Antonio

Amsterdam:: Ludovicum Elzevirium,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1653. Hardcover. Law; Latin Language; B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tal; [10], 968, [44] pages; Praelectiones in duodecim libros Codicis Justiniani Imp. Quibus leges omnes & Authenticae perpetuâ serie explicantur, mores hodierni inferuntur, & quid sit Iuris Antiqui, Novi, & Novissimi, enodatur, ac breviter exponitur. Editio nova, ab Auctore recognita & aucta, Summariis Indicibusque... Read more
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$485.10
Partie Septentrionale de L&#39;Ancienne Germanie

Partie Septentrionale de L'Ancienne Germanie

by MANESSON-MALLET, Allain

Paris: Denys Thierry, 1683. unbound. Miniature map. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 5 3/4" x 4". Sheet measures 8 1/4" x 5 1/2".<br/><br/> This miniature map of Scandinavia is from the original French edition of Manesson-Mallet's "Description de L'Univers." The area covered includes Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway, with the Gulf of Bothnia at the center. The map is in good condition with minor aging. Text on verso. Allain... Read more
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$80.00
Vermeer&#39;s Hat The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

Vermeer's Hat The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World

by Brook, Timothy

New York: Bloomsbury Press. 2008. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates and black & white maps. 272 pages. Offers a rich new understanding of Vermeer's paintings and of the era they portray. . 1st US Edition. Hardback.
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AU$40.00
HISTOIRE DE S.LOUIS DIVISEE EN XV LIVRES [CT IN 2 VOLS]

HISTOIRE DE S.LOUIS DIVISEE EN XV LIVRES [CT IN 2 VOLS]

by Nicolas Filleau De La Chaise; Jean-Baptiste Coignard

A Paris: Chez Jean Baptiste Coignard. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1688. Presumed 1st. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Heavy speckled sheep leather- original or at least contemporary. Chapter [book] headings contain engraved illustrationg. Engraved title pages. Elaboarte tail pieces. Contents clean and crisp. Bindings solid with hinges and gutters intact. This is the earliest copy found. This sold for 2300 Euros in 2011. Three considerably later edtions also turned... Read more
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$1,764.00
Limon Racemosus

Limon Racemosus

by FERRARI, Giovanni Baptista

Rome: Herman Scheus, 1646. Engraving with hand coloring. Plate 243. Image measures 12 X 8 inches.<br/><br/> Three limes on a branch in actual size depiction with ribbon title in latin from 'Hesperides, Sive, de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor', published in Rome in 1646, the first book entirely devoted to citrus fruit, with many depicted in actual size. In cooler parts of Europe, citrus fruit was grown in orangeries starting in the 17th century; many were as much... Read more
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$400.00
Tabula Magellanica qua Tierrae del Fuego, cum celeberrimis fretis

Tabula Magellanica qua Tierrae del Fuego, cum celeberrimis fretis

by BLAEU, Willem

Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu, 1638. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 16.25" x 21"<br/><br/> This intriguing 1638 map depicts Tierra del Fuego, an archipelago off the southernmost tip of South America that is separated from Patagonia by the Straits of Magellan. Discovered in 1520 by its namesake, this narrow strip of water attracted significant European attention as the fastest connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Enticing, but not easy: as... Read more
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$750.00
Hudibras, in three parts: Written in the time of the late wars

Hudibras, in three parts: Written in the time of the late wars

by Samuel Butler

Troy, NY: Printed and sold at the Rensselaer Book-Store, by Wright, Goodenow, & Stockwell, 1806. Good +. Troy, NY: Printed and Sold by the Rensselaer Book-Store, by Wright, Goodenow, & Stockwell, 1806. First American Edition. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's full sheep, gilt-ruled spine; xi,[1],286,[15]pp. Leather quite dry, and subsequently rubbed and chipped at extremities including shallow losses at spine ends, front joint cracked but just holding, some faint surface scratches, lacking free endpapers,... Read more
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$50.00
Libertas Ecclesiastica, or, a Discourse, Vindicating the Lawfulness of Those Things, Which are Chiefly Excepted Against in the Church of England, Especially in Its Liturgie and worship. And Manifesting Their Agreeablesness with the Doctrine and...

Libertas Ecclesiastica, or, a Discourse, Vindicating the Lawfulness of Those Things, Which are Chiefly Excepted Against in the Church of England, Especially in Its Liturgie and worship. And Manifesting Their Agreeablesness with the Doctrine and...

by Falkner, William

London: Walter Kettilby , 1677. Hardback, full-leather, gilt title to spine label. 18cm x 11.5cm. [14], 552pp. 3rd edition 1677. Binding is somewhat worn with losses to spine ends. Rugby School Library label and bookplate to front pastedown. A little occasional foxing. Scarce. (an3). 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Good.
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£150.00
Amygdalus Nana

Amygdalus Nana

by MUNTING, Abraham

Leyden and Utrecht: Pieter Vander Aa, 1696. unbound. very good(+). Botanical. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 12.5" x 8.25".<br/><br/> Abraham Munting (1626-1683) taught medicine and botany at the Academy of Groningem in the Netherlands. He had a particular interest in the uses of plants, especially medicinally. This engraving is from "Naauwkeurige Beschryving Der Aardgewassen". Scattered foxing to margins, small chips to right edge. Hinges... Read more
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$400.00
Pomum Adami Rheginum

Pomum Adami Rheginum

by FERRARI, Giovanni Baptista

Rome: Herman Scheus, 1646. Engraving with hand coloring. Plate 311. Image measures 12 X 8 inches.<br/><br/> Baroque lemon in 3/4 profile and half cut with fanciful pink ribbon title. from 'Hesperides, Sive, de Malorum Aureorum Cultura et Usu Libri Quatuor', published in Rome in 1646, the first book entirely devoted to citrus fruit, with many depicted in actual size. In cooler parts of Europe, citrus fruit was grown in orangeries starting in the 17th century; many were as much status... Read more
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$400.00
Dear Worried Brown Eyes

Dear Worried Brown Eyes

by Ratcliff, Rosemary (Compiler and Editor)

London: Robert Maxwell. 1969. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. ix, 88 pages A delightful and intriguing collection of 'agony' letters to English women's magazines from 1691 to 1966 and their replies. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
A Magazine of Scandall, or a Heape of Wickedness of Two Infamous Ministers, Consorts...together with the Manner how my Lord of Canterbury would put and keep them in the Ministry, notwithstanding the many Petitions &amp; Certifications from their Parishioners..

A Magazine of Scandall, or a Heape of Wickedness of Two Infamous Ministers, Consorts...together with the Manner how my Lord of Canterbury would put and keep them in the Ministry, notwithstanding the many Petitions & Certifications from their Parishioners..

by (MAGAZINE OF SCANDALL)

London, 1642. hardcover. very good(+). 14pp. 4to, later 1/2 calf, upper margins trimmed close. Ex-lib stamp on verso of title. London: R.H., 1642. First Edition. Scarce. Very good (+).<br/><br/> STC (Wing) M 248, locating only the Huntington and Harvard copies in America.<br/><br/>
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$750.00
The Verneys of Claydon A Seventeenth Century English Family

The Verneys of Claydon A Seventeenth Century English Family

by Verney, Sir Harry (Edited with Preface and Postscript)

London: History Book Club. 1968. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - no dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White plates. hi, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xii, 266 pages. . Book Club Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF VENICE.

THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF VENICE.

by Amelot De La Houssaye, Abraham-Nicolas

London:: H C for John Starkey. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1677. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [16], 325, [3] pages; AMELOT DE LA HOUSSAYE, ABRAHAM-NICOLAS. The History of the Government of Venice. [16], 325, [3] pages; including final blank. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf gilt with morocco lettering piece, spine chipped at top, joints rubbed and starting at top; contents clean. First edition in English. Wing A2974. .
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$779.10
The Golden Century Europe 1598-1715 (History of Civilisation Series)

The Golden Century Europe 1598-1715 (History of Civilisation Series)

by Ashley, Maurice

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1969. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with some lifting to laminate at spine edge. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 256 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$28.00
A RELATION OF A CONFERENCE, HELD ABOUT RELIGION, AT LONDON, THE THIRD OF  APRIL, 1676 BY EDW. STILLINGFLEET AND GILBERT BURNET, WITH SOME GENTLEMEN  OF THE CHURCH OF ROME.

A RELATION OF A CONFERENCE, HELD ABOUT RELIGION, AT LONDON, THE THIRD OF APRIL, 1676 BY EDW. STILLINGFLEET AND GILBERT BURNET, WITH SOME GENTLEMEN OF THE CHURCH OF ROME.

by Stillingfleet (Edward)

Printed and Sold By Moses Pitt. Good with no dust jacket. 1676. Hardcover. Catholicism; Ex-Library; Thick 12mo 7" - 7½"; [20], 57pp, [1], 193pp, [3] pages; A relation [by Gilbert Burnet] of a conference... By Edward Stillingfleet A relation [by Gilbert Burnet] of a conference held about religion, at London, ... By E. S. ... And G. Burnet, with some gentlemen of the Church of Rome [E. Coleman and others]. Bound in contemporary, but probably a little later, leather. Cracked and split... Read more
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$293.95
Silver (Pleasures and Treasures)

Silver (Pleasures and Treasures)

by Came, Richard

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1970. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 128 pages Pleasures and treasures - a simple account of the greatest periods of the silversmith's art, the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuires. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
Territorio di Brescia, et di Crema

Territorio di Brescia, et di Crema

by MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio

Bologna: Sebastiano Bononi, 1620. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13.5" x 17 15/16".<br/><br/> Beautifully detailed map of Brescia and its mountainous environs in Lombardy. Shows Lake Garda and Lake Iseo and features ornate architectural cartouches. North is oriented to the right. Minor staining to margins and a tear to bottom edge. <br><br>Magini (1555-1617) was an Italian humanist and professor of astronomy. This rare map was... Read more
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$500.00
Poems of Andrew Marvell

Poems of Andrew Marvell

by Marvell, Andrew

London: The Folio Society. 1964. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Deep green cloth baords with grey leather spine. Some minor rubbing to spine. Plain slipcase is a little age-toned at edges. Bookplate to Front Free Endpaper. Introduction by C.V. Wedgwood. 182 pages . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
COOPERS HILL: A POEME

COOPERS HILL: A POEME

by John Denham

London: Humphrey Mosely. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1650. Second Edition. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; John Denham. Coopers Hill: A Poeme. Lon: Humphrey Mosely, 1650. 4to. [2],22pp. Speckled calf, teg; front joint partly split at top. Text block vg with broad margins, 2nd edition. Wing D995. Published 5 years before the first authorized edition (1655). It is said that it is England's first major English topographical... Read more
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$1,955.10
Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et terrarum Circum Lacentium Descriptio

Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et terrarum Circum Lacentium Descriptio

by JANSSON, J

Amsterdam: Jansson, J., 1649. unbound. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 16" x 20.5".<br/><br/> This impressive map of the North Pole and the Arctic by Jan Jansson was issued in 1649. It covers the North Polar Regions including the northern coastlines of Asia, Europe, Greenland and North America. Inlcudes Nova Zembla, Spitsbergen and Iceland. Based on an earlier 1636 map by Hondius, this map, with some updates, became the prototype for many later maps including those of... Read more
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$2,500.00