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Narratio persecutionis adversus Christianos excitatae in variis Japoniae regnis ann M.DC.XXVIII, M.DC.XXIX, M.DC.XXX by Ferreira, Christovão

Antverpiae, Ioannem Mevrsivm, 1635 Book. Good. Soft cover. Latin text.; Paperback (in green morocco slipcase with gilt lettering).; 11.5 x 17.5 cm; 0.3 kg; 144 pages.; Hand written title on spine.; Used with signs of wear, namely signs of a previous bookp...

From Jorge Welsh Books

£14,000.00


LE GRAND VOYAGE DU PAYS DES HURONS 1623 GABRIEL SAGARD by Frater Gabriel Sagard Theodat

Please, read the item description carefully *** By Gebriel Sagrad Theodat *** (The great journey in the country of Huron in America on the Georgian bay, at the confines of New France called Canada.) – In French language. First edition of the main sour...

From Sigedon LTD

$12,760.00


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


JOSEPHUS. THE FAMOUS AND MEMORABLE WORKES OF JOSEPHUS A Man of Much Honor and Learning Among the Jewes. Translated into English by Thomas Lodge. Printed in 1602. by Josephus; Thomas Lodge

THE FAMOUS AND MEMORABLE WORKES OF JOSEPHUSA Man of Much Honor and Learning Among the Jewes. Translated into English by Thomas Lodge.Printed in 1602.FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of Josephus.The is the FIRST EDITION of Thomas Lodge's Josephus.Prior to this book, ...

From Merchants Rare Books

$11,000.00


FRIER BACON HIS DISCOVERY OF THE MIRACLES OF ART, NATURE AND MAGIC. by BACON, Roger, Frier Bacon [1214?-1294]:

London, printed for Simon Miller at the Starre in St Pauls Church-yard, 1659.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1659, Faithfully translated out of Dr Dees own copy, by T.M. and never before in English. Small slim book, 12mo, approximately 130 x 80 mm, 5¼ x 3 inch...

From Roger Middleton

£5,750.00


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: 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

£4,950.00


€4,500.00


THE HISTORY OF IMBANKING AND DRAINING OF DIVERS FENNS AND MARSHES, both in foreign parts, and in this kingdom; and of the improvements thereby. by DUGDALE, Sir William. Signed by Sir Reginald Blomfield architect.:

London, Printed by Alice Warren in the year of our Lord, MDCLXII, 1662.. Extracted from records, manuscripts, and other authentick testimonies, by William Dugdale esquire, Norroy King of Arms. FIRST EDITION 1662. ASSOCIATION COPY. SIGNED AND DATED, REGIN...

From Roger Middleton

£3,950.00


Symbola Heroica M. Cladvii Paradini, Belliiocensis Canonici, et d. Gabrielis Symeonis : multo, quàm antea, fidelius de gallica lingua in latinam Conuersa by Paradin, Claude; Simeoni, Gabriello; Gouverneur, Jean le (translator)

Antwerp: Christoffel Plantijn [printer], 1600. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. With Typus Mundi in Quo Eius Calamitates et Pe ricula nec non Diuini Humanique Amoris Antipathia (R.R.C.S.I.A.). Antwerp, Johannes Cnobbaert, 1652.Third Edition. 32mo. Full c...

From Minotavros Books

CA$6,500.00


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


Confucius Sinarum philosophus, sive, Scientia Sinensis Latine exposita by Confucius

Folio, 22 x 36 cm; cxxiv, 108, 105-108, 21, 159, xx, 20, 8, [2], 23-106, [2] pages; recently rebound in full calf; very good condition. Full page portrait of Confucius, fold-out map of China. This is the first substantial printing of Confucius in the Wes...

From Archway Books

$5,000.00


The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus by Bernard Randolph

Randolph's famous record of his travels in the Peloponnese in the 1670's and 80's, including the Aegean Islands, Crete and Rhodes. His account is unusual and interesting because, unlike most travelers of the time, he is interested in the contemporary lif...

From Setton Book Collection

$5,000.00


Le Operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare. by Galilei, Galileo

Untrimmed gatherings bound in early nineteenth century paper covered boards retaining original sewing. One folding plate. Professional restorations to edges of Title & Dedication leaves not affecting text. Restorations to Preface leaf with replacemen...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$5,000.00


LEVIATHAN, or THE MATTER, FORM, and POWER of A COMMONWEALTH ECCLESIASTICAL and CIVIL. by HOBBES, Thomas.:

London, printed for Andrew Crooke, at the Green Dragon in St Pauls Church-yard, 1651.. THIRD EDITION, "ORNAMENTS EDITION", 1651, but circa 1680. Good impression of the figure at top of engraved title, as often, after the first edition, impressions are w...

From Roger Middleton

£3,750.00


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. [...

From Minotavros Books

CA$6,000.00


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