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An essay concerning humane understanding: in four books by LOCKE, John

1695 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts." – John Locke The very first modern attempt to analyze human knowledge! (PMM)After studying me...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


FIRST EDITION IN RIVIERE BINDING: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books

£3,950.00


The Private Life of the Romans by D\'Arnay, M

Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Edinburgh: Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1761. First edition. Good. First edition translated from the French by D'Arnay. Approx. 6.75 by 4.25'', v + 378pp. Full leather with gilt titles o...

From Bird's Books

£195.00


Basilius, Valentinus. Les Douze Clefs de Philosophie de Frere Basile Valentin, Religieux de l'orde Sainct Benoist, Traictant de la vraye Medecine Metalique by Valentinus, Basilius; Trevisanus, Bernadus

Paris: Iermie et Christophe Perier, 1624. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Together with l'Azoth, ou le Moyen de Faire l'or Cache des Philosophes, and Traicte de la Nature de l'Oeuf des Philosophes by Bernard, Comte de Treues [Bernadu...

From Minotavros Books

CA$15,000.00


The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety: or an Impartial Survey of the Ruines of Christian Religion, Undermin'd by Unchristian Practice. by Richard Allestree

London: T. Garthwait, 1667. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Full calf leather binding with slight damage to foot of spine. Variant vignette to title page depicting burning of St. Pauls (by W. Hollar and dated 1666). Lacking the t...

From Tarrington Books

£500.00


The Natural History of Staffordshire. by Plot, Robert

First edition. Printed at the Theatre. Oxford. 1686. Tall quarto. Title; Imprim.; (2)pp; (2)pp; (4)pp; (2)pp; (1)pp; (3)pp; 450pp; index (10)pp; subscriber's list 2pp. Folding map, 37 plates, of which 25 are double. Lacking Plate XXVIIII. Includes the Arm...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£1,600.00


De veteribus Aegyptiorum ritibus. Auctore Joanne Baptista Casalio Romano. by CASALI, Giovanni Battista

1644 Ancient EGYPT Occult Worship Casali Hieroglyphics Rituals Sphinx Scarab'De Veteribus Aegyptiorum Ritibus' is a rare and important historical account of Egyptian idol worship by Italian scholar Giovanni Battista Casali. Casali focuses on all aspects o...

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$1,250.00


De monstris et Monstrosis, quam Mirabilis, Bonus et Iustus in Mundo Administrando, sit Deus, Monstrantibus by Stengel, Georg

Ingolstadt: Gregorium Haenlin, Sumtu Ioannis Wagneri, 1647. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Bound in full vellum with yapp edges. Two paper labels hand lettered, plus faded early hand lettering on spine. Remnants of ties on front and rear covers. [...

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CA$6,000.00


Theatrum botanicum the theater of plants or An herball of large extent Containing therein a more ample and exact history and declaration of the physicall herbs and plants distributed into sundry classes or tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many by Parkinson, John

London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. First edition. Large thick folio, title page, dedication page, preface two pages, author's tributes ten pages, then (ii), 1734 (but actually slightly less as there are several errors of pagination), illustrated with over 2...

From Mike Park Ltd

£3,750.00


Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere, Reveues, corrigees & augmentees. Enrichies de figures en Taille-douce (8 Volume Set) by Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere

Paris: Thierry, Barbin et Trabouillet, 1697. Very Good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10 x 16.5 cm). Full speckled calf bindings, spines have five raised bands, red morocco title labels, decoration and volume numbers in gilt. Some marking and slight worming to boards...

From Tarrington Books

£2,400.00


Gallen. 1682. A New Almanack for the said Year, beign the second after Leap-year. Containing the Lunations, eclipses, aspects of the Planets, and daily disposition of the Air. With Directions to such as use Marts or Fairs…Travellers that coast the kingdom. by GALLEN, Tho

1682 RARE Gallen Almanac Gunpowder Plot England Tobacco Astronomy Comets PlagueThe Gallen Almanac was a recurring almanac in 17th-century England. This 1682 edition features charts and chronological lists beginning with the creation of the world describin...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


Curia politiæ: or The apologies of several princes: justifying to the world their most eminent actions: by the strength of reason, and the most exact rules of policy. Written in French by the acurate pen of Monsieur de Scudery, Governor of Nostre-Dame. And now faithfully render'd into English. With the figures of many emperors and kings. by Scudéry, Georges, M. de (1601-1667)

London: London; printed for Robert Boulter at the Turk's Head in Cornhil against the Royal Exchainge [sic], 1673. 1st Edition . Half leather. Very Good. Small folio; [16], 140, 145-190 pp, with additional engraved title-page and 11 leaves of plates. Mo...

From Lyppard Books

£295.00


Johannis Weiri. Opera Omina. Aurorum Contenta Versa Pagina Exhibet. Edito Nova & Hactenus Desiderata. Accedunt Indices Rerum & Verborum Copiosissimi by Weyer, Johan. 1515-1588]

Amsterdam: Van Den Derge, 1660. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to. First Edition of Weyer's collected works. Bound in full contemporary vellum. Title lettered in black ink on spine. Containing five works: De Praestigiis Daemonum, and (w...

From Minotavros Books

CA$5,000.00


Dauids penitentiall psalme opened: in thirtie seuerall lectures thereon. By Sam. Hieron. by HIERON, Samuel

[Cambridge] : Printed by Cantrell Legge, printer to the Vniuersitie of Cambridge, 1617., 1617. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Quarto. 195mm x 148mm. [16], 604pp Complete with the exception of the 12pp index which is lacking. Newly rebound i...

From Stephen Butler Rare Books & Manuscripts

£395.00


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