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De arte rhetorica libri tres: ex Aristotele, Cicerone, & Quintiliano praecipuè deprompti by SUAREZ, Cyprian

1690 Art of Rhetoric by Jesuit Suarez Cicero Aristotle Quintilian Virgil Douai Cypriano de Suarez was a 16th-century Spanish Jesuit who is known for his only book 'The Art of Rhetoric'. This book was intended to teach Jesuit students how to give speeches...

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$499.00


Pansebeia: or, A View of all the Religions in the World... Apocalpysis, or, the Revlation of certain notorious Advancers of Heresie by ROSS, Alexander

1672 World Religions Scottish Ross Pagan Occult Idols Witchcraft Rites + HERESY Alexander Ross was an important Scottish controversialist writer who is remembered for his various attack writings on prominent figures such as Hobbes, Harvey, and Browne. He...

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$950.00


Rodolphi Hospiniani De festis Ivdæorvm et ethnicorvm: hoc est de origine, progressv, ceremoniis & ritibvs festorvm apud Ivdæos, Græcos, Romanos. Tvrcas & Indianos, libri tres by HOSPINIAN, Rudolf

1674 HUGE FOLIO Hospinian De Festis Jewish Roman Greek Turkish Indians Rituals Rudolf Hospinian's 'De Festis' is a rare 17th-century compendium of religious feast days and holidays. He covers Christian and Jewish ceremonies, festivals, and rituals, discu...

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$750.00


De communibus omnium rerum naturalium principiis & affectionibus, libri qvindecim: qui plurimum conferunt, non tantum ad eos octo libros, qui De physico auditu inscribuntur: sed etiam multos alios difficillimos Aristotelis locos intelligendos. by PEREIRA, Benito

1603 Pereira Metaphysics & Aristotle Natural Philosophy Physics Spanish Jesuit Benedict Pereira was a 16th-century Jesuit philosopher from Spain who is best known for his book 'De communibus omnium rerum naturalium principiis'. This book is Pereira's view...

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$550.00


Sanctissimi in Christo Patris, ac D.N.D. Innocentii divina providentia Papae X. constitutio: qua declarantur & definiuntur quinque propositiones in materia fidei by Catholic Church

1653 Papal Bull Pope Innocent X Catholic Church France Louis XIV English Latin A short, 1653 printing of one of Pope Innocent X's papal bulls. Many of the papal decrees made throughout the 17th-century dealt with political aspects of the Catholic Church, ...

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$599.00


The royal shepherdess: a tragi-comedy, as it is acted by Their Majesties servants by SHADWELL, Thomas

1691 Shadwell Royal Shepherdess Fountain Rewards of Virtue English Theater "The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world". ­­ – Thomas Shadwell Thomas Shadwell was a famous 17th-century English poet who wrote a number of plays and poems, ma...

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$599.00


Le Capucin escossois, histoire merveilleuse et très-véritable arrivée de nostre temps. by RINUCCINI, Giovanni Battista

1669 The Scottish Friar by Irish Rinuccini George Leslie Monk Monastics Ireland Giovanni Battista Rinuccini was a 17th-century Italian archbishop who is best known for his diplomatic representation to Ireland and Scotland during the Irish Confederate War...

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Winter-evening conference between neighbours : in two parts by GOODMAN, John

1686 Goodman Winter-Evening Conference Christian Bible Morals Gambling Alcohol John Goodman composed this important and highly popular book on morality in the late-17th-century. Goodman, an English theologian and Christian author, wrote 'Winter-Evening Co...

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Ἐρωτικων Ἀχιλλεως Τατιου, sive de Clitophontis & Leucippes amoribus libri VIII, ex bibliotheca Cl. Salmasii by TATIUS, Achilles

1640 Leucippe and Clitophon Achilles Tatius Greek Mythology Eroticism Latin Achilles Tatius was a 2nd-century Greek author who is known only for his single surviving work 'The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon'. This story is a classic love story with...

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$599.00


The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly translated out of the originall tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. by Holy Bible

1655 PURITAN KJV Holy Bible Downame Concordance Evan Tyler English Gaywood RARE A beautiful, 1655 edition of Evan Tyler's King James Holy Bible. It features both the Old and New Testaments and includes marginal notes and references. This rare edition was...

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$1,500.00


Il conquisto di Granata: poema heroic by GRAZIANI, Girolamo

1684 The Conquest of Granada Poem by Girolamo Graziani Italian SPAIN Venice Girolamo Graziani was a 17th-century Italian poet who is best known for his famous pome 'The Conquest of Granada'. First published in 1650, this work tells the story of the 15th-...

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Livre d'architecture : contenant plusievrs portiques de differentes inventions sur les cinq ordres de colomnes by FRANCINI, Alexandro

1640 Alexandro Francini Italian Architecture Gardens Fountains Arch Engineering Alessandro Francini was an early 17th-century Italian architect who is best known for his illustrations of garden plans and exquisite fountains. He contributed impressive ill...

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$1,500.00


Caroli Ruaei e Societate Jesu Carminum libri quatuor. by RUE, Charles de la

1693 French Emblemata Charles de la Rue Poetry Louis XIV France EMBLEM Royalty A rare 17th-century illustrated book of poetry and emblemata by Charles de la Rue. La Rue, a Jesuit writer, was known mostly for his works on panegyrics, this book includes il...

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$499.00


The dialogue in English, betweene a Doctor of Diuinitie, and a student in the lawes of England. by ST GERMAIN, Christopher

1607 LAW Doctor and Student by Christopher St Germain English Dialogues Divinity Christopher St. Germain was a 16th-century English lawyer who is best remembered for his first published book 'Dialogues'. More commonly known as 'Doctor and Student', this ...

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$795.00


F Cornelii Cvrtii Cæsarei Consiliarij et Historiographi Ordinis Eremitarum S. Augustini S. Nicolaus Tolentinus alijque aliquot eiusdem Ordinis Beati by Corte, Cornelis de

Antuerpiæ [Antwerp]: Ioann. Cnobbarum, 1637. Hardcover. Very Good -. [8], 278, [2] p.: 2 full-page engraved illustrations (including portrait); 13 cm. Signatures: [3 dots]4 A-712 M8 (12mo). Contemporary parchment with blind-stamped decoration; l...

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$376.00


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