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WITHER’S 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


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


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 Tre...

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


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


La Géographie du temps by Du Val, Pierre

Very good. Decorated gilt back with 5 raised bands, red morocco label, gilt dentelles, marbled edges. Gilt and hand-coloured title pages. Complete text, 312 pp. and 49 hand-coloured maps and 10 hand-coloured and occasionally silver/gilt blazons / coats-of...

From Caelestica Rare Books

€1,950.00


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


A paraphrase and annotations upon all the books of the New Testament, briefly explaining all the difficult places thereof. The fifth edition corrected. by Hammond, Henry (1605-1660)

London: London: printed by J. Macock and M. Flesher, for Richard Royston bookseller to the Kings most sacred Majesty, at the Angel in Amen-Corner, and Richard Davis bookseller in Oxford., 1681. Hardcover. Good. Large thick folio; [8], xii, 360, 371-949...

From Lyppard Books

£195.00


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


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


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


Peripilus Ponti Euxini & Maris Erthræi. Historici et Philosophi Ponti Euxini & Maris Erythræi Periplus, ad Adrianum Caesarem.. by Arrian of Nicomedia; Io Guilielmo Stuckio

Classical Authors: Genevæ- Geneva/ Lugduni- Lyon Euststhium Vignon / Bartholemæum Vincentium. 1577. [4] map[8] pp109 [12.]Blank; &: [8][10] pp109 [2][6]. First separate edition of works attributed to Arrian of Nicodemia which appeared simultaneously ...

From Mary Louise Bryan/Paralos Gallery

€3,500.00


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