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THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF VENICE.

By: Amelot De La Houssaye, Abraham-Nicolas

Price: $747.30

Publisher: London:, H C for John Starkey: 1677

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33050

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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. View more info

Image for Tractatus De Arboribus Coniferis Et Pice Conficienda, Aliisque Ex Illis Arboribus Provenientibus [plates]

Tractatus De Arboribus Coniferis Et Pice Conficienda, Aliisque Ex Illis Arboribus Provenientibus [plates]

By: Axt, Johann Conrad

Price: $2,068.00

Publisher: Jena, Samuel Krebs for Joh. Bielk: 1679

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 33048

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Forestry; Industry; Maritime; Manufacturing; FARMING; Engravings; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; [2], 131 pages; Tractatus de arboribus coniferis et pice conficienda, aliisque ex illis arboribus provenientibus. 5 engraved plates. [2], 131 pages, including engraved additional title. 12mo, contemporary mottled calf gilt, worn, spine ends chipped; some toning and foxing. 18th-century signature ("Guettard") and 19th-century stamp of the Bibliothèque du Château d'Ouble... View more info

Image for THE PAINTERS VOYAGE OF ITALY. IN WHICH ALL THE FAMOUS PAINTINGS OF THE MOST EMINENT MASTERS ARE PARTICULARISED, AS THEY ARE PRESERVED IN THE SEVERAL CITIES OF ITALY. [PLATES]

THE PAINTERS VOYAGE OF ITALY. IN WHICH ALL THE FAMOUS PAINTINGS OF THE MOST EMINENT MASTERS ARE PARTICULARISED, AS THEY ARE PRESERVED IN THE SEVERAL CITIES OF ITALY. [PLATES]

By: Barri, Giacomo, Ca. 1630- Ca. 1690.

Price: $2,721.30

Publisher: London, Tho. Flesher,: 1679

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33049

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [16], 159, [1] pages; The painters voyage of Italy in which all the famous paintings of the most eminent masters are particularized, as they are preserved in the several cities of Italy. Chiefly relating to their altar-pieces, and such other paintings as are ornamental in their churches. And also, many choice pictures, kept as jewels, in the palaces of particular persons. Whereunto is added that excellent collection of Signor Se... View more info

Image for 28692 Per Mundi Aetates Versu Deducta. [genealogia Iesu Christi Per Mundi Aetates Versu Deducta ] [Author Genealogically Related to Christ] [G]

28692 Per Mundi Aetates Versu Deducta. [genealogia Iesu Christi Per Mundi Aetates Versu Deducta ] [Author Genealogically Related to Christ] [G]

By: Cruijce, Joannes Baptiste Van Den.

Price: $563.95

Publisher: Antwerp, Henricum Aertssens: 1654

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28692

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


wen; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16] 249, [7] pages; GENEALOGIA JESU CHRISTI PER MUNDI AETATES VERSU DEDUCTA. [GENEALOGIA IESU CHRISTI PER MUNDI AETATES VERSU DEDUCTA ] Contemporary Vellum soundly bound, edges stained red; light to moderate wear & soiling, contents generally VG. With engraved title page + 6 full-page engravings. Some staining & edge wear to title page, front endpaper chipped, back endpaper lacking. Minor staining to back matter. Only edition of a series ... View more info

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IGNATIUS HIS CONCLAVE, OR: HIS INTHRONISATION IN A LATE ELECTION IN HELL

By: Donne, John

Price: $122.15

Publisher: Columbia, The Facsimile Text Society/Columbia Univ. Press: 1941

Seller ID: 32502

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Facsimile Publication Society; Vol. 53; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; xxiii, 143, [4], [i] pages; Facsimile of the 1611 edition of this work. TEG, deckled edges. View more info

Image for AULI PERSII FLACCI SATIRAE (BOUND WITH) D JUNII JUVENALIS SATIRARUM LIBRI V, SULPICIAE SATIRA SATIRARUM LIBRI V, SULPICIAE SATIRA [TWO VOLS IN ONE]

AULI PERSII FLACCI SATIRAE (BOUND WITH) D JUNII JUVENALIS SATIRARUM LIBRI V, SULPICIAE SATIRA SATIRARUM LIBRI V, SULPICIAE SATIRA [TWO VOLS IN ONE]

By: edited by Nicolas Rigault

Price: $752.00

Publisher: Ex Officina Rob. Stephani: 1616

Seller ID: 34369

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16mo 6" - 7" tall; Bound in contemporary gilt-stamped full red leather, with spine bands, rectangular panelled boards with floral flourishes at corners, gilt edge patterns. Book is sympathetically rebacked, corners lightly worn, light wear to spine bands, gilt worn off in some places but bright, binding tight and solid, very good overall. Lightly and uniformaly toned, occasional light pencil marks, scattered light foxing. P. 19 misprinted as 9; armorial bookplat... View more info

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HIST: ROM: LIB: IV. CUM NOTIS INTEGRIS CL. SALMASII (HISTORY OF ROME)

By: Florus, L. A.

Price: $375.95

Publisher: Cl. Salmasii. Lugundi Batorum Ex Officina Elzeviriana,: 1655

Seller ID: 25687

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Rome; Italy; History; Latin Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [Early Printing]. L. Annaea Flori [Lucius Annaeus Florus]. Hist: Rom: Lib: IV. [History Of Rome]. Cum notis integris Cl. Salmasii additus etram L. Amnpelius...Published by Cl. Salmasii. Lugundi Batorum Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1655. [engraved title]-[xvi],1-330, (index,331-[396], (commentary, [1-45... View more info

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COOPERS HILL: A POEME

By: John Denham

Price: $1,875.30

Publisher: London, Humphrey Mosely: 1650

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 22667

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 poem. Provenance- Armorial bookplate of Gordon Martley. ESTC Syst... View more info

Image for HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IN ACTA APOSTOLORUM, PARTEM ALIQUAM EPISTOLAE AD ROMANOS, ET PRIOREM AD CORINTHIOS. CUM INDICIBUS LOCORUM SCRIPTURAE, RERUMQUE AC VERBORUM NECESSARIIS EDITAT JUXTA EXEMPLAR E MUSEO JO. BENEDECTI CARPZOVI [BOUND WITH] HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS,

HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IN ACTA APOSTOLORUM, PARTEM ALIQUAM EPISTOLAE AD ROMANOS, ET PRIOREM AD CORINTHIOS. CUM INDICIBUS LOCORUM SCRIPTURAE, RERUMQUE AC VERBORUM NECESSARIIS EDITAT JUXTA EXEMPLAR E MUSEO JO. BENEDECTI CARPZOVI [BOUND WITH] HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS,

By: John Lightfoot (1602-75)

Price: $657.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Apud Viduam Johannis A Someren: 1679

Seller ID: 29991

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 4, [28], 124; 135 pages; Horae Hebraicae Et Talmudicae In Acta Apostolorum, Partem Aliquam Epistolae Ad Romanos, et Priorem Ad Corinthios. Cum Indicibus Locorum Scripturae, Rerumque Ac Verborum Necessariis Editat Juxta Exemplar e Museo Jo. Benedecti Carpzovi . [Bound with HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS, 1677, ]. Two title pages. Bound in vellum with handwritten black lettering to spine, an ea... View more info

Image for RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DE'COUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONT FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES.AVEC LA RELATION CURIEUSE DES VOYAGES DU SIEUR DE MONTAUBAN, CAPITAINE DES FILBUSTIERS, EN GUINEE L'AN 1695.

RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DE'COUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONT FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES.AVEC LA RELATION CURIEUSE DES VOYAGES DU SIEUR DE MONTAUBAN, CAPITAINE DES FILBUSTIERS, EN GUINEE L'AN 1695.

By: Las Casas, Dom. B. De

Price: $3,097.30

Publisher: Amsterdam, Louis De Lorme,: 1698

Seller ID: 29410

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Exploration; West Indides; Maritime; New World Discovery; frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; x, 354, [xii], 364-98, 401-402, 399-400 pages; RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DE'COUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONT FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES. AVEC LA RELATION CURIEUSE DES VOYAGES DU SIEUR DE MONTAUBAN, CAPITAINE DES FILBUSTIERS, EN GUINEE L'AN 1695. Engraved frontispiece. Title printed in black and red. Recently rebound in full leather with pagination unchanged by Ver... View more info

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CAII SUETONI TRAQUILLI

By: M[arcus] Zueris Boxhorn

Price: $422.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Joanniem Janssonium Et Elizai Weyerfraet: 1668

Seller ID: 22715

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Latin Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; [Early Printing]. M[arcus] Zueris Boxhorn. Caii Suetoni Traquilli. Amst: Joanniem Janssonium et Elizai Weyerfraet, 1668. Sm 12mo. [8],384 + Index. Early vellum; some light spotting and very minor wear, ink notation faintly visible on front cover and upper portion of spine. Lacking ffep, text block largely very good, minor faint stain, two fore-edge margins repaired... View more info

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

By: Nicolas Filleau De La Chaise; Jean-Baptiste Coignard

Price: $1,692.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Jean Baptiste Coignard: 1688

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 34418

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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 up at auction. By any account this is a dcarce set. 12 books [chapters], in ... View more info

Image for 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]

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

Price: $465.30

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Ludovicum Elzevirium,: 1653

Seller ID: 29142

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 locupletata. Old. 1/4 vellum &bds. , morocco spine labels, edges stained red; scuffed. Title... View more info

Image for 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)

Price: $281.95

Publisher: Printed and Sold By Moses Pitt: 1676

Seller ID: 32685

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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 binding but complete. Scarce. LC control no. : ltf900... View more info

Image for HOROMETRIA: OR, THE COMPLEAT DIALLIST. WHEREIN THE WHOLE MYSTERY OF THE ART OF DIALLING IS PLAINLY TAUGHT THREE SEVERAL WAYES; TWO OF WHICH ARE PERFORMED GEOMETRICALLY BY RULE AND COMPASS ONELY: AND THE THIRD INSTRUMENTALLY, BY A QUADRANT FITTED ... WITH APPENDIX by William LEYBOURNE

HOROMETRIA: OR, THE COMPLEAT DIALLIST. WHEREIN THE WHOLE MYSTERY OF THE ART OF DIALLING IS PLAINLY TAUGHT THREE SEVERAL WAYES; TWO OF WHICH ARE PERFORMED GEOMETRICALLY BY RULE AND COMPASS ONELY: AND THE THIRD INSTRUMENTALLY, BY A QUADRANT FITTED ... WITH APPENDIX by William LEYBOURNE

By: Stirrup, Thomas

Price: $1,410.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Pierrpont: 1652

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16669

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Horology; Sun Dials; Astronomy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Wood engraved; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Rebound in later full dark calf with four raised bands and a red and gilt lether spine label. Original end papers are bound in. Title page is facsimile. This is the 1652 1st edition including appendix. Some penciled and penned notations. Striking appearance in FINE condition binding with NEAR FINE ... View more info

Image for 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.

Price: $305.45

Publisher: Printed for Rich. Royston, Bookseller To His Most Sacred Majesty, 1678: 1678

Seller ID: 24021

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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, Jeremy, 1613-1667.. Selections. B. Taylor's Opuscula. The measures of friendship. With additional tr... View more info

Image for JUST WEIGHTS AND MEASURES; THAT IS, THE PRESENT STATE OF RELIGION WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE, AND MEASURED BY THE STANDARD OF THE SANCTUARY: ACCORDING TO THE OPINION OF HERBERT THORNDIKE. [ROYCROFT]

JUST WEIGHTS AND MEASURES; THAT IS, THE PRESENT STATE OF RELIGION WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE, AND MEASURED BY THE STANDARD OF THE SANCTUARY: ACCORDING TO THE OPINION OF HERBERT THORNDIKE. [ROYCROFT]

By: Thorndike, Herbert

Price: $281.06

Publisher: London, Printed By S. Roycroft, for J. Martyn, and Are To Be Sold At the Sign of the Bell in St. Pauls Church-Yard,: 1680

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 32770

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


RELIGION; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [14] pages; Just weights and measures; that is, the present state of religion weighed in the balance, and measured by the standard of the sanctuary: according to the opinion of Herbert Thorndike. Modern 1/2 calf & marbled bds. Title page toned, edges chipped, first three leaves with fairly shallow chips at edges, title page more worn. See graphic. Fairly uncommon. Deals with such subjects as: Is the Church of Rome true or is it Idola... View more info

Image for LES VIES DES HOMMES ILLUSTRES ET GRANDS CAPITAINES FRANÇOIS, QUI SONT PEINTS DANS LA GALLERIE DU PALAIS ROYAL. AVEC LEURS PRINCIPALES ACTIONS, ARMES & DEVISES [PLATES]

LES VIES DES HOMMES ILLUSTRES ET GRANDS CAPITAINES FRANÇOIS, QUI SONT PEINTS DANS LA GALLERIE DU PALAIS ROYAL. AVEC LEURS PRINCIPALES ACTIONS, ARMES & DEVISES [PLATES]

By: Vulson, Marc De, Sieur De La Colombière.

Price: $751.06

Publisher: Paris, Nicolas Le Gras: 1692

Seller ID: 33047

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Engravings; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; [12], 396 pages; Les vies des hommes illustres et grands capitaines franc Ois, qui sont peints dans la gallerie du Palais Royal. Avec leurs principales actions, armes & devises. Ensemble les abregez historiques de leurs vies, composez. 26 engraved portrait plates. Orbanebts. Contemporary calf gilt, bottom of spine chipped; repaired clean tear in K2. Emblem book. Contents VG. Worldcat returns 4 copies of this apparently 2nd e... View more info