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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

£4,250.00


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


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


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


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


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


THE SURPRIZING MIRACLES OF NATURE AND ART. IN TWO PARTS. by BURTON, Robert or Richard ( pseud. of Nathaniel Crouch. ):

London printed for Nath. Crouch, 1683.. Containing I. THE MIRACLES OF NATURE, or the strange signs and prodigious aspects and appearances in the heavens, the earth, and the waters for many hundred years past, with an account of the most famous comets, an...

From Roger Middleton

£695.00


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...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,250.00


Homo anatomicus or zodiac man from a French book of hours. by [Hardouin Brothers]

Paris: Hardouin, 16th century. Single leaf from a French book of hours, printed on vellum and hand illuminated (185 x 115 mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. On the recto, a depiction of the "anatomical man" as a skel...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,000.00


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


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


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


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