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Histoire des simples medicamens apportés de l'Ameriqve, desqvels on se sert en la medecine
Escrite premierement en espagnol, par M. Nicolas Monard, medecin de Siuille. Du despuis mise en latin, & illustrée de plusieurs annotations, par Charles de l'Éscluse d'Arras. Et nouuellement traduicte en françois, par Anthoine Colin maistre apoticaire iuré de la ville de Lyon., Translation of: Simplicium medicamentorum ex Novo Orbe delatorum, itself a condensed and altered translation of: Primera y segunda y tercera partes de la historia. French translation 1st published Lyons, 1602., Issued as part of: Histoire des drogues, espiceries. A Lyon : aux despens de Jean Pillehotte, 1619., Running title: Nic. Mon. des medic. de l'Amerique., Signatures: 4A-4Q⁸ 4R⁶., Title vignette (Jesuit device), Head pieces; initials; side notes., Includes index., DeGolyer Collection bookplate., With: Acosta, Christobal. Traicté de Christophle de la Coste medicin et chirurgien. des drogues & medicamens qui nassent aux Indies. Lyon, 1619 -- Alpini, Prosper. Histoire du bavlme. Lyon, 1619. Issued together.
Historica narratio, de initio et progressu missionis Societatis Jesu apud Chinenses, ac præsertim in regia pequinensi
ex litteris R.P. Joannis Adami Schall ex eadem societate ... collecta., Includes errata., Signatures: )(⁶ A-Q⁸ R⁷., Initials; head- and tail-pieces.
Il regno della China detto presentemente Catay, e Mangin, diuiso sopra le Carte più esatte nelle sue Principali Prouincie
da Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola, con l'aggionta di nuoui regni, e prouincie ne confini dela medesima China, conforme le relationi più recenti de più illustri viaggiatori del nostro secolo, e particolarmente delli Pri Gio. Grueher, Benedetto Goes, Martino Martini, e Monsieur Tauernier, et altri ; Giorgio Widman sculp., Relief shown pictorially.
Il saggiatore nel quale con bilancia esquisita e giusta siponderano le cose contenute nella Libra astronomica e filosofica
di Lotario Sarsi Sigensano [pseud.] scritto in forma di lettera all'illmo. et reuermo. monsre. d. Virginio Cesarini ... dal sig. Galileo Galilei., Engraved title within architectural border, the arms of Urban VIII in the upper panel, the Lincei device in the lower. Engraved illustrations and diagrams., First edition (first state, with errata on p. 236 consisting of 16 misprints)., Title and portrait of Galilei engraved by Francesco Villamena., Dedication (signed: Gli accademici lincei) followed by two poems in praise of the author, one in Latin by Johannes Faber, the other in Italian by Francesco Stelluti., Portrait and poems (4p.l.) supplied in photostat. Photostat of p.235-236 in the second state inserted at end after p.236.
Introductorium in astronomia[m] Albumasaris Abalachi octo continens libros partiales.
Translation by Hermannus Dalmata of: Al-Mudkhal al-kabīr ilā ʻilm aḥkām al-nujūm., Colophon: Opus introductorii in astronomia[m] albumazaris abalachi explicit feliciter, Erhardi ratdolt mira imprimendi arte: qua nuper venetijs nunc auguste vindelico[rum] excellit no[n]iatissimus.7. Idus Februarij. 1489., Signatures: a-h⁸ j⁶., Book plate: Hon. Jam. Murray Esq., Handwritten notes throughout text.
Io. Grammatici Philoponi Alexandrei Commentaria in libros posteriorum analiticorum Aristotelis : denuo maxima diligentia castigata, ac ad Græcorum exemplar longe fidelius quàm antea collata.
Signatures: A-I⁸ K⁴., "Io. Grammatici" in cartouche at head of title page., Title page vignette; head-pieces and initials., Text printed in double columns., Handwritten notes throughout text.