[SMOUT, Adriaan Joriszoon (reply to)]. Voorlooper. Over Adriani Smoutii schriftuerlyck jae, dienende tot openinge ende recht verstandt van synen toe-eyghen-brief aen de E.M. Heeren Staten, aengaende de questie: of de vyf verschillighe poincten de salicheyt raecken of niet. Ghestelt door eenen lief-hebber der waerheyt, tot dienste van alle ghetrouwe ondersaten ende vreed-lievende menschen hier te lande.Rotterdam, Matijs Bastiaensz., [1613]. 4to. Disbound.
ARENA, Filippo. La natura, e coltura de' fiori fisicamente esposta.Palermo, Angelo Felicella, 1767-1768. 2 text volumes (4to), bound as 3, and 1 plates volume (oblong folio). With 65 engraved plates printed in colour, occasionally combining up to 6 colours on one plate. The first plate (here wholly printed in dark green) serves as an (allegorical) frontispiece and includes the name of the author and that of Mario Cammerari, the second plate depicts tools, seeds and details of flowers, the third plate contains parterre designs and the other plates depict flowers (several to each plate). Modern flexible boards, covered with decorated paper.
PLUTARCHUS. Moralia, quae usurpantur. sunt autem omnis elegantis doctrinae penus: id est, varij libri: morales, historici, physici, mathematici, deniq; ad politiorem litteraturam pertinentes & humanitatem: omnes de Graeca in Latinam linguam transscripti. Basel, Thomas Guarini, 1570. Folio. With woodcut printer's device on title-page and repeated on last page, some mathematical woodcuts in text and numerous historiated woodcut initials. Early 17th-century Jesuit prize binding in richly gold-tooled light brown calf, sides with arabesques in the style of Gascon, richly gold-tooled double borders and inner panel with small bands in a geometrical pattern.
MELA, Pomponius. De situ orbis Hermolai Barbari fideliter emendatus. [Venice], (colophon: printed by Albertino da Vercelli, 14 May 1502). Small 4to (20.5 x 15.5 cm). With printed guide letters left for manuscript initials (not filled in). Gold-tooled red half sheepskin (ca. 1820?).
[BIBLE - DUTCH]. Biblia dat is de gantsche H. Schrift vervattende alle canonyke boeken des ouden en Nieuwen Testaments.Including: Het nieuwe Testament. And: De CL. Psalmen des propheten Davids.Amsterdam, Otto van Grafhorst and Dirk onder de Linden, 1752. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page (pasted on the "Acte van Consent en Authorisatie"), 42 engraved plates and diamond-head music for the psalms. With only the undated engraved general title-page and no separate title-page for the Old Testament, but with separate title-pages for the New Testament and the psalms. Contemporary red morocco, with richly gold-tooled sides and spine, and gilt edges.
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