The Library & Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey

Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
GL75UQ Gloucestershire
Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 26.06.2019

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Book of Hours (Use of Rome). Illuminated manuscript, circa 1450

Book of Hours (Use of Rome). Illuminated manuscript on prepared parchment in Latin, Northern France or Flanders, circa 1450, 84 x 61 mm, 132 folios: 12 leaves of manuscript calendar at front, 118 leaves of text and illuminations, and one blank ruled leaf at end (complete), plus single 19th century

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Marbodus of Rennes. De lapidibus pretiosis Encheridion, 1531

Marbodus of Rennes. De lapidibus pretiosis Encheridion, cum scholiis Pictorii Villingensis. Eivsdem Pictorii de lapide molari carmen, [Freiburg: Faber], 1531, 55, [1] ff., neat old ink notes in Latin to title and final leaf verso, bound as fourth and final item, after: Paul of Aegina, Pharmaca

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Zahrawi (Abu'l-Qasim Khalaf ibn 'Abbas al-). Chirurgicorum, Strasbourg, 1532

Zahrawi (Abu'l-Qasim Khalaf ibn 'Abbas al-, & [Theodorus Priscianus]). Octavii Horatiani Rerum medicarum lib. quatuor.I. Logicus, De curationibus omnium ferme morborum ... II. De acutis & chronicis passionibus ... III. Gynecia ... IIII. De physica scientia ... Albucasis chirurgicorum omnium

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Pseudo-Lull. Testamentum, 1566

Pseudo-Lull. Testamentum, duobus libris universam artem Chymicam complectens, antehac nunquam excusum. Item eiusdem compendium Animae Transmutationis Artis Metallorum, absolutum iam & perfectum, 1st edition, Cologne: Johann Byrckmann, 1566, [4], 240 numbered leaves, [8], with two folding woodcut

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Partridge (John). The Treasurie of Hidden Secrets, 1600

[Partridge, John]. The Treasurie of Hidden Secrets. Commonlie called, the Good-huswives Closet of provision for the health of her Houshold. Gathered out of sundry experiments, lately practised by men of great knowledge: And now newly enlarged, with divers necessary physicke helpes, and knowledge of

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Bible, 1606, 19th-century straight-grain green moroco gilt

Bible. The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages..., imprinted at London by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent maiestie, 1606, general and New Testament titles both present, with woodcut historiated borders

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Milles (Thomas). The Custumers Alphabet and Primer, 1608

Milles (Thomas). The Custumers Alphabet and Primer. Conteining, Their Creede or Beliefe in the true Doctrine of Christian Religion. Their Ten Commandementes, or Rules of Civill life and Conversation daily grace, general confession, speciall supplication and forme of prayers. Togither with a

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'N. F.' The Husbandmans fruitfull Orchard, 1609

'N. F.' The Husbandmans fruitfull Orchard Shewing Divers rare new secrets for the true Ordering of all sortes of fruite in their due seasons. Also how your encrease and profite maie bee much more then heertofore, and yet your charge and labour the same. With the manner of gathering all kindes of

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Guillemeau (Jacques). Child-Birth or, the Happy Deliverie of Women, 1612

Guillemeau (Jacques). Child-Birth or, the Happy Deliverie of Women. Wherein is set downe the gouernment of women. In the time of their breeding childe: of their trauaile, both naturall, and contrary to nature: and of their lying in. Together with the diseases, which happen to women in those times

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Stephens (John). Essayes and Characters, Ironicall, and Instructive, 1615

Stephens (John). Essayes and Characters, Ironicall, and Instructive. The second impression. With a new Satyre in defence of Common Law and Lawyers: Mixt with reproofe against their common enemy. With many new characters, & divers other things added; & everything amended, by John Stephens the yonger

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Fludd (Robert). Societatis de Rosea Cruce defendens, 1st edition, 1617

Fludd (Robert). Tractatus apologeticus integritatem Societatis de Rosea Cruce defendens, 1st edition, Leiden: Godefrid Basson, 1617, bound after: Pansa (Martin), De proroganda vita hominis pars III [only, of 4], 1st edition, Leiden: Nicolaus Ball, 1616, 2 works in 1 volume, Fludd's work with woodcut

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Gheyn (Jacob de). Maniement d'Armes d'Arquebuses, Mousquets, et Picques, [1620]

Gheyn (Jacob de). Maniement d'armes d'arquebuses, mousquets, et picques ... Wapen-handelinghe van roers, musquetten ende spiessen ... The Exercise of Armes for Calivres, Muskettes, and Pikes. After the ordre of his Excellence Maurits Prince of Orange, Counte of Nassau etc. Gouvernour and Capitaine

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Oudin (César). A Grammar, Spanish and English, 1st edition in English, 1622

Oudin (César). A Grammar, Spanish and English ... Composed in French ... the third time corrected and augmented. English, and of many Wants supplied, by J. W. who hath also translated out of Spanish the five Dialogues of Juan de Luna, 1st edition in English, printed by John Haviland for Edward

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Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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Carpenter (Nathaniel). Geography delineated forth in Two Bookes, 1st...

Carpenter (Nathanael). Geography delineated forth in Two Bookes. Containing the Sphaericall and Topicall Parts thereof, 1st edition, Oxford: printed by John Lichfield and William Turner, printers to the famous University, for Henry Cripps, 1625, with the initial blank [par.]1, blank interleaf *1

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Markham (Gervase). A Way to Get Wealth & other works, 1638

Markham (Gervase). A Way To Get Wealth: Containing sixe Principall Vocations or Callings, in which every good Husband or House-wife may lawfully imploy themselves… The first five Bookes gathered by G. M. The last by Master W[illiam] L[awson] for the benefit of Greate Britaine. The sixt time

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Lilly (William). Monarchy or No Monarchy, 1651

Lilly (William). Monarchy or No Monarchy in England. Grebner his prophecy concerning Charles, son of Charles, his greatnesse, victories, conquests. The Northern Lyon, or Lyon of the North, and Chicken of the Eagle discovered who they are, of what nation. English, Latin, Saxon, Scotish and Welch

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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P[eter], H[ugh]. Good Work for a Good Magistrate, 1st edition, 1651

P[eter], H[ugh]. Good Work for a Good Magistrate. Or, a Short Cut to Great Quiet. By Honest, homely plain English Hints given from Scripture, Reason, and Experience, for the regulating of most Cases in this Commonwealth. Concerning, Religion; Mercie; Justice, 1st edition, printed by William Du-Gard

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Gastronomy. A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, 1651

Gastronomy. A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen, or The Art of Preserving, Conserving, and Candying. With the manner how to make divers kindes of Syrups, and all kinds of Banqueting-stufs: also divers Soveraigne-Medicines and Salves. Corrected, Amended, and much Enlarged, by adding a very usefull

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Gracián y Morales (Baltasar). The Heroe, 1st edition in English, 1652

[Gracián y Morales, Baltasar]. The Heroe, of Lorenzo, or The Way to Eminencie and Perfection. A Piece of Serious Spanish Wit originally in that Language written, and in English by Sir John Skeffington, 1st edition in English, printed for John Martin and James Allestrye, 1652, with the initial blank

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Lunadoro (Girolamo). The Court of Rome, 1st edition in English, 1654

Lunadoro (Girolamo, & Fioravante Martinelli). The Court of Rome. Wherein is sett forth the whole government thereof ... And a Direction for such as shall Travell to Rome ... Translated out of Italian into English by H. C., 1st edition in English, printed for Henry Herringman, 1654, title-page

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Refuge (Eustache de). Arcana Aulica: or, Walsingham's Manual, 2nd edition...

[Refuge, Eustache de]. Arcana Aulica: or, Walsingham's Manual; of Prudential Maxims, for the States-Man and the Courtier, 2nd edition in English, printed by T. C., and are to be sold by John Wright, 1655, lacking signature A1 (probably the initial blank), retaining H6 (blank but for longitudinal

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Paracelsus. Chymical Transmutation, 1657

Paracelsus (Philipp Aureol Theophrast Bombast von Hohenheim). Paracelsus. Of the Chymical Transmutation, Genealogy and Generation of Metals & Minerals. Also, Of the Urim and Thummim of the Jews ... translated into English by R. Turner, 1st edition in English, printed for Rich[ard] Moon at the Seven

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Account of a Murder. The Unhappy Marksman, 1659

Account of a Murder. The Unhappy Marksman. Or, A Perfect and Impartial Discovery of that late Barbarous and Unparallel'd Murther committed by Mr. George Strangwayes, formerly a Major in the Kings Army, on his brother-in-law Mr. John Fussel an Attorney, on Friday the Eleventh of February. Together

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Datum: 26.06.2019

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Bourgeois (Louise). The Compleat Midwife, 1659

[Bourgeois, Louise]. The Compleat Midwife's Practice Enlarged … The second edition corrected, by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. Practitioners of the said Art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his Brief Treatise of Midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves

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Caus (Issac de). New and Rare Inventions of Water-Works, 1659

Caus (Isaac de). New and Rare Inventions of Water-Works Shewing the Easiest waies to Raise Water higher then the Spring. By which Invention the Perpetual Motion is proposed Many hard Labours performd and Varieties of Motions and Sounds Produced … now Translated into English by John Leak, printed by

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Collins (John). Geometricall Dyalling, 1659

Collins (John). Geometricall Dyalling: Or, Dyalling performed by a line of chords onely, or by the plain scale. Wherein is contained two several methods of inscribing the hour-lines in all plains, with substile, stile and meridian, in their proper coasts and quantities; bing a full explication and

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Plat (Sir Hugh). The Garden of Eden, 1660

Plat (Sir Hugh). The Garden of Eden. Or, An accurate Description of all Flowers and Fruits now growing in England, with particular Rules how to advance their Nature and Growth, as well in Seeds and Hearbs, as the secret ordering of Trees and Plants, The Fifth Edition, printed for William Leake

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Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies, 1661

Eniautos Terastion [Greek title]. Mirabilis Annus, or The Year of Prodigies and Wonders, being a faithful and impartial collection of several signs that have been seen in the heavens, in the earth, and in the waters; together with many remarkable accidents and judgements befalling divers persons

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Rabisha (William). The Whole Body of Cookery Dissected, 1661

[Rabisha, William]. The Whole Body of Cookery Dissected, Taught, and fully manifested, Methodically, Artificially, and according to the best Tradition of the English, French, Italian, Dutch, &c. Or, A Sympathie of all varieties in Naturall Compounds in that Mysterie. Wherein is contained certain

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Prévost (Jean). Medicaments For the Poor, 1662

Prévost (Jean). Medicaments For the Poor; or, Physick for the Common People ... Hereunto is added an Excellent Book, called Health for the Rich and Poor, by Dyet without Physick.The second edtion, by Nich. Culpeper, printed by Peter Cole, 1662, A-C4, D-O8-Z8, Aa8, A4, D-E8, F, G1, 2 parts in one

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Datum: 26.06.2019