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De Mirabilibus Pecci. Being the Wonders of the Peak in Derby-shire. Commonly Called The Devil’s...

De Mirabilibus Pecci. Being the Wonders of the Peak in Derby-shire. Commonly Called The Devil’s Arse of Peak. In English and Latine. The Latine written by Thomas Hobbes of Malmsbury. The English by a Person of Quality.

by Thomas Hobbes

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London: Printed for William Crook at the Green Dragon without Temple-Bar 1678, 1588-1679. 6 1/4 X 3 3/4 inches. Octavo A-E8, F7 (F8 blank and lacking) This copy is bound with a thre part fold out of "The Peak" This copy is bound in later quarter calf. Hobbes: Wing H-2224; T.C. I. 296. Cotton: Wing C-6403; T.C. III 129.
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A Defence of The True and Catholike doctrine of the sacrament of the body and bloud of our...
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Imprynted at London : in Paules Churcheyard, at the signe of the Brasen serpent, by Reynold Wolfe. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, anno Domini. M. D. L. [1550], 1489-1556. 187 x 135 mm. Quarto [4], 117, [3] leaves Collation: *4, A-Z4, Aa-Gg4 The text is printed in Black Letter. The title page features an elaborate woodcut border with four vignettes including the Last Supper (McKerrow and Ferguson 73). The final leaf bears the colophon and Wolfe's printer's device (McKerrow 119). There are several woodcut initials in the text. Provenance: 1. Thomas Maker, his gift to Philip Cowrtney (contemporary inscription by Cowrtney on title and with his marginalia and his initials 'P.C.' on colophon) 2. Richard Monckton Milnes (1809-1885; Crewe Hall bookplate) 3. George Goyder (bookplate; sold Sotheby's London, 19 July 1993, lot 54). This copy is bound in contemporary, blind-stamped English calf with small medallion portrait rolls. The boards are composed of printer's waste taken from John Bale's "… Read more
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Di Alberto Durero pittore, e geometra chiarissimo. Della simmetria dei corpi humani. Libri...
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Folio !6 A-L6 M7 N-P6 Q8 R-Z6 .
In this book there are hundreds of woodcut illustrations on almost every opening in the book, each representing the proportions of the human body depending on the age, the sex and the personal development. Each body is drawn/represented a frontal, side and a depiction of range of motions, while the heads are shown in different positions, such as looking upwards or downwards. Depicting which kind of perspective the artist should take in order to represent a person better.
In the first three books Dürer discusses methods of measuring and representing human proportion. The third book concludes with a passage on the relationship of art to God. The fourth book discusses the representation of movement and bent postures.
Most of the illustrations are close copies of those in the first, German edition (1528).
This book is a cornerstone in the history of the human representation.
The work was published for the first time posthumously in Nuremberg, in 1528, with the original… Read more
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London: Printed by J. Field for Will. Graves over against Great S. Maries Church in Cambridge, 1665; London: Printed by J. Field for Timothy Garthwait at the Kings head in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1665, 1630-1693. 167 x 107 mm. Octavo A8, a8, B-Z8, Aa-Cc8, Dd4; A-I8, K4. Bound in later but old calf. Wing S-4948; CH, CLC, CN, IU, PL, WF, Y; Wing S-4949; CH, CLC, IU, MIU, NU, TO, TU, WF, Y.
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Duodecim specula deum aliquando videre desideranti concinnata.

Duodecim specula deum aliquando videre desideranti concinnata.

by Joannes David 1546-1613.

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First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work about 12 mirrors mankind uses to try and see God. David was born at Courtrai and entered the society of Jesuits in 1581. He was distinguished for his zealous fight against heresy. "Emblem number with caption,pictura with motifs flagged, then subscriptio,prose identification flagged motifs,facing page with number followed by a prose conversation between Anima and Desiderus.
Youth edition with engravings only, without text. Each plate bears, at the top, a serial number and an inscription indicating the subject represented in the bottom part a Latin couplet with a summary explanation. RRef. Landwehr 188, Funck p. 303, BCNI 5556, Bibl. Belg. D 157, Praz p. 313 "scarce"
DeBacker-Sommervogel vol. II col.1851 no.20 ; McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the Unviersity of Illinois,; G2; Daly & Dimler corpus Librorun eblematun(CLE) J141; Praz, M. Studies in 17th century imagery,; vol. I p.192 vol.. II, p. 46; Landwehr, J. Dutch emblem books,; Funck p. 303, BCNI… Read more
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The demonstration of Antichrist. By Edmund Gurnay, Bach. Theol. p. of Harpley Norfolke
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The demonstration of Antichrist. By Edmund Gurnay, Bach. Theol. p. of Harpley Norfolke

by Edmund Gurnay

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London:Printed by I[ohn] B[eale] for Iames Boler, and are to be sold at the signe of the Marigold in Pauls Churchyard 1631, ±1648. 5 1/4 X 3 1/4 inches. Octavo A12,B5{ lacking b6 Blank}. This copy is bound in calf boards rebacked. STC (2nd ed.), 12529 [Stationer's Register: Entered 29 January [1631.]Copies - N.America :Folger Shakespeare Huntington Library and Art Gallery Fuller's Worthies, p. 258, ed. 1652
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A discourse concerning trouble of mind, and the disease of melancholly. In three parts. Written for the use of such as are, or have been exercised by the same. By Timothy Rogers, M.A. who was long afflicted with both. To which are annexed, some letters from several divines, relating to the same subject

by Timothy Rogers

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London:printed for Thomas Parkhurst, and Thomas Cockerill at the Bible and Three Crowns in Cheapside, and at the Three Legs in the Poultrey1691 , 1658-1728. A8 a-d8 e4 B-2E8. Early calf, recased with later leather spine, leather spine label. Edges moderately worn, small library stamp on front endpaper, title page soiled, edges of text block closely cropped, occasional light spotting. Wing (2nd ed.), R1848; ESTC,; R21503
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