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         Livre de portraiture recueilly des oeuvres de Ioseph de Rivera, dit l'Espagnolet.

      en casa de Jean Stada, Paris 1726 - 26 planchas grabadas al cobre. Cubiertas originales en cartoné. Rara cartilla de dibujo de José de Ribera, que sirvió de guía a todos los alumnos y profesores desde finales del siglo XVII y todo el XVIII. En 1650 vieron la luz por vez primera en Paris 24 de las planchas. A mediados del siglo XVIII la Calcografía las imprimió en España, grabadas esta vez por Juan Barcelón. Dice Cean Bermúdez en su "Diccionario histórico de los más ilustres profesores de Bellas Artes": "Fue el Españoleto uno de los más insignes pintores naturalistas que ha habido. Aventajose a su maestro -Caravaggio- en el dibuxo e igualó su fuerza en el claro oscuro. Ninguno hubo más adicto al natural pues expresaba hasta las arrugas y demás accidentes del cuerpo humano. Son 26 las estampas que grabó al aguafuerte con delicadeza y corrección." Buen ejemplar, en su estado original. Mancha de humedad en las primeras 4 planchas, el resto en perfecto estado. Palau, 266906

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         Medicina invencible legal, o theatro de fiebres intermitentes complicadas

      Francisco del Hierro, Madrid 1726 - 451 pag. Titulo del libro en el lomo con dorados. Paginas con manchas de humedad. El autor nos cuenta: "Muchos saben curar, pero no sanar, porque siempre descubren su ignorancia con las continuas disputas, controvirtiendo lo que solo se debe tener por cierto, si lo aprueba la experiencia; en las cátedras ningun enfermo se muere, y ninguno sana, quedando solo el médico entre tantas disputas". Encuadernado en cuero de la epoca

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         Ratio Disciplinae Fratrum Nov- Anglorum. A Faithful Account of the Discipline prosessed and practised; in the churches of New-England. With interspersed and instructive reflections on the discipline of the primitive churches

      Boston: printed for S. Gerrish in Cornhill, 1726. Small octavo, signed in 4s. (6 1/2 x 4 inches). [2],iv,10,207,[3]pp., including contents leaf. (Minor spotting, occasional small tears to margins ). Contemporary American brown morocco, covers panelled in blind, the inner panel with small flower-spray tools at each corner, the flat spine divided into compartments by intermittent rolls in blind. In a half morocco slipcase. Mather reviews church principles - a key work of New England church history. One of Cotton Mather's most important works and an "important exposition of the tenets of Congregationalism that carefully reaffirms the principles of the Cambridge Platform" (Streeter). Holmes reveals that although published in 1726, the work was actually written in 1701, quoting from Mather's Diary from October 3 of that year: "About this Time I finished a Work, which cost me much Time, and Care and Study. I wrote in a Book of above an hundred pages in Quarto, an account of the Principles and Practices of the Churches of New England. But I embellished it all along, with a further Account of what was done in the primitive Churches, which required some exquisite labor. I concluded, that a Book of this Importance, would have a mighty Tendency, to preserve the holy Discipline in our own Churches, from the Dangers of the Apostasy which may threaten it, and promote the Designs of Reformation abroad in the world." Holmes reviews and explains the many delays in Mather publishing the work, the addition of Increase Mather's Attestation dated 1719 and the eventual publication in 1726. The final publication was nearly derailed as the original manuscript was scattered by a strong gust of wind, with the loose sheets finding their way into the garden, the wood pile, and strangers's hands. That every page was recovered without the loss of a single sentence was, as Mather reveals in a letter to Thomas Prince, a sign that the "Angel of the Lord Look'd after it ... I don't wonder that such a work must be brought forward with a Struggle. Tis a sign, tis for the Kingdome of God!" (quoted in Holmes). This copy with important provenance to John Cotton (1693-1757), the minister of the Church in Newton and the great grandson of Puritan divine John Cotton (1585-1652), the maternal grandfather of Cotton Mather. Church 903; Evans 2775; Holmes 318; Sabin 46474; Streeter Sale 672.

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         Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. by Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships

      London: Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726., 1726. FIRST EDITIONS; Teerink's "B" Edition, portrait second state as usual. 2 volumes. 8vo Vol.I: pp. (viii), title, [2] Contents, 148; title, [4] Contents, 164. Vol.II: title, [4] Contents, 155; title, [6] Contents, 199. Bound in late 19th Century full mottled calf by Riviere & Son for Charles E. Lauriat. Raised bands, rules and extra gilt with floral centres, brown and green labels, titled in gilt. Gilt rule to boards, edges rolled and gilt inner dentelles with marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 5 maps and 1 plate. Joints a little tender, though both volumes remain tight. Bookplate of Davenport Brown to front pastedown. Small loss to fore-edge of Part II, page 7, not touching the text, otherwise a clean first edition copy, finely bound, of this classic of English Literature. Teerink p.192.

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         de l'Europe dans les Indes orientales. Partie Du Gange ou Sont Les Etablissements du commerce des Nations

      Eugene Henry Fricx,, Brussels, 1726 - Rare separately issued map of the mouth of the Hoogly River Engraved map on two sheets, fine original hand-colour. Detailed map of the mouth of the Hoogly River.The map extends from the mouth of the river to the city of Hoogli-Chinsurah (Hugli). All the major settlements are highlighted along the river including the European factories: the English at Calcutta or Kolkata (Coulicassa); the Dutch at Chinsurah (Sinsura); and the French at Chandannagar (Chandengor). The map is based upon the writings and observations of the Jacques AndrÈ CobbÈ, an envoy of the company established at Antwerp. The company in question was most probably the Ostend East India Company. The company was set up in 1715, when the Austrian Government decided to issue licences for trade with the west and east indies to merchants in Ostend, Antwerp, and Ghent. The company's extistance was short lived as it met with significant resistance from the well established national company's of England, Holland, and France. In 1727, in an act of political expediency by the Austrian authorities the company's licence was revoked. Below the map is a fine panorama of the Hoogly.

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         The Political History of the Devil, as well Ancient as Modern, in two parts

      London: Warner. 1726. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1726, 8vo, original paneled calf, new sympathetic leather spine with gilt leather spine label, frontispiece, 408 pp. VG copy, light wear to corners, minor wear to endpapers, title page has very small hole in its center, relieving 'Ancient' of its 'T'. Otherwise very nice copy of this rarity.

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      Rotterdam: Chez Jean Daniel Beman, 1726-1728.. Three volumes bound in one. [24],302,[18]; [16],228,35; [6],308 [i.e. 310],[12]pp. Two engraved frontispiece portraits (identical), folding engraved map. Woodcut title vignettes, ornaments, and initials. 19th- century calf, elaborately tooled in blind, spine gilt-extra. Moderate tanning, front free endpaper detached. Otherwise a very good, clean copy. First French edition (after the original English edition published in 1726- 27 by Edmund Curll) of this important work about the French possessions in America, with much on the commercial history of the region. The book details the rise and progress of the Ostend Company and the French in Louisiana. The handsome engraved folding map depicts the eastern half of the present-day United States, and is entitled "A New Map of Louisiana and the River Mississippi." "Volume II contains curious details respecting Louisiana and the French Dominions in America..." - Sabin. Ker was a notorious figure, working as a spy for both the government and the Jacobites alike. His schemes finally caught up with him and he died in debtor's prison in 1726. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 726/118. HOWES K101a. SABIN 37601.

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         Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 7. I. 1726. - 2 SS. Folio. An den "jetzigen Besitzer" der im Niederrheinischen Kreis gelegenen Dörfer Eidenborn und Falscheidt (wohl ein Erbe des letzten, 1723 verstorbenen Grafen Karl Ludwig von Nassau-Saarbrücken). "Reichs-Ritterschaft und Adel" des Niederrheinischen Kreises hatten gegen den Erwerber der beiden Dörfer Klage erhoben und sich dabei auf ein Vorkaufsrecht bezogen, das beim Verkauf der Dörfer von Johann Heinrich von Hagen an Graf Gustav Adolf von Nassau-Saarbrücken i. J. 1624 ausgehandelt worden war. Der Kaiser befiehlt nun, die Dörfer "gegen das anerbottene Kauff-pretium" zurückzugeben. - Etwas angestaubt und fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren; einige Ausrisse alt hinterlegt; mit eh. Gegenzeichnung von Graf Schönborn.

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      Dordrecht & Amsterdam Joannes Van Braam & Gerard Onder de Linden 1726 - Volume 5, Part 2. First Edition. With all plates present and ÔDirections to the BinderÕ at end. Illustrated with 7 folding plates, 4 full page plates and 9 plates within text, all very finely engraved. The Cape of Good Hope section occupies 170 pages including 7 maps and 11 copper plates. Folio, Contemporary embossed vellum, raised edges, leather lettering label gilt titles on the spine, speckled edges. 116, 160, (36 pages), 2 pages misnumbered. Vellum missing from front cover, backstrip defective, internally very fine, very crisp and clean and bright, nearly pristine, plates in excellent condition, highly unusual thus. ÒOne of the most important and comprehensive works on the East. It deals with the Dutch commerce in the Indies, as well as the natural history and the history of the places described. Sometimes called the Encyclopedia of the Dutch Indies, this volumes deals with Malabar, Japan Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius. Valentyn visited the cape in 1685, 1695, 1705, and 1714; he was supplied by the government with a great amount of information, including charts and copies of several important documents. Using this as a basis he added to it from personal observation and from communications, oral and written, from many of the principal residents of the colony.Ó ÔThe description of Japan occupies 166 pages in the volume with the very fine large folding map of Japan and two additional engravings while the description of the Cape of Good Hope occupies 170 pages including 7 maps and 11 copper plates, Òworked into an admirable description of the country.ÓÕ Plates Map of Japan (p.3) folding 1/2 page plate Cooies and Sedan Chair p. 98 1/2 page plate Coolies and Sedan Chair p. 136 Folding map of the Cape of Good Hope p. 2 Folding map of Table Bay p. 5 Folding plan of Cape Town and Mountain p. 7 Folding view of Cape Town - Gezich van Kaap p. 10 Folding plan of Companies Garden p. 29 1/2 page plate of Natives with Lion p. 98 Full page plate of Hottentots p. 112 1/2 page plate of Zebra p. 114 2 plates of birds (ostrich and flamingo) p. 115 1/2 page plate River in Madagascar p. 145 Full page map of island Anzuary p. 148 1/2 page plate Natives on Madagascar p. 149 1/2 page plate Houses Settlement p. 150 Folding map of Mauritius p. 151 1/2 page plate fort on Mauritius p. 151 1/2 page plate view of Harbor Maruritius p. 152 1/2 page plate Fort Frederick Hendrik Mauritius p. 153 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Opera Omnia . . . Collegit ac Recensuit; Vitam Auctoris, Praefationes, & Indices adjecit, David Wilkins [etc.]. Three Volumes in Six

      Typis Guil. Bowyer impensis J. Walthoe and 21 others Londini: Typis Guil. Bowyer, impensis J. Walthoe [and 21 others], 1726. Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked in vellum, some damage to one board and a bit of staining, ex-library, else a clean usable set Still the only edition of Selden's works, a fit tribute to the man whose name Maitland chose to grace the Selden Society and whose output (in Holdsworth's words) "astonished his own contemporaries and astonishes us"; with the frontispiece

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      Boston: Printed by T. Fleet, for S. Gerrish...and D. Henchman..., 1726.. [2],iv,[2],134,[1]pp., including in-text woodcuts. 12mo. Antique-style speckled calf, ruled in gilt, spine tooled in gilt with raised bands and a gilt morocco label. Titlepage has been backed with paper, expertly repairing a small tear in the center foredge, with two letters in the date "1725" in fine facsimile. First text leaf repaired in margins, as are leafs S1 and S2, resulting in loss of a few letters of text. Text trimmed quite close, occasionally shaving a page number or the outer letter of a line of text. "Advertisement" (i.e. Errata) leaf in expert facsimile, as is almost always the case with this book. Still a very good copy overall. One of the primary sources for the early Indian wars of New England, describing the fighting on the northern and eastern borders of Massachusetts during Queen Anne's War of 1703-13 as well as fighting in 1722-25. Vail calls it an "excellent history," and Field adds that Penhallow's "work on the Indian wars is esteemed as the highest authority on that subject." Penhallow, although having gone to Massachusetts as a missionary, became a chief justice of the colony, and as such was in an excellent position to know about colonial military affairs. A very rare book, accorded a "c" rating by Howes. Vail calls it an "excellent history," and Field ranks it "among the rarest of New England imprints." HOWES P201, "c." CHURCH 904. EVANS 2796. SABIN 59654. FIELD 1202. STREETER SALE 674. VAIL 351.

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         Rerum Germanicarum Scriptores aliquot insignes, qui Historiam et Res Gestas Germanorum Medii Potissimum Aevi, inde a Carolo M. ad Carolum V usqye, per Annales Litteris consignarunt Tribus Tomis Editio Tertia emendatiori et Locupletiori

      Sumptibus Joh. Conradi Peezii,, Ratisbonae, 1726 - Tre volumi di cm. 33, pp. 3.500 ca. complessive. Molti capolettera, testate ed ornamenti tipografici; al volume terzo un grande stemma ed alcune tabelle genealogiche ripiegate f.t. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli su tasselli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli colorati e sguardie marmorizzate. Esemplare Fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Timbro di istituto tedesco con rispettivo annullo. Si tratta della terza e migliore edizione di questa copiosa raccolta di fonti storiche medievali. Cfr. Graesse V, 305. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Boston. . 1726 - [2],14,18,[2],483pp. Folio. Original calf, elaborately stamped in gilt, rebacked to style duplicating the backstrip of the John Carter Brown Library copy in a similar binding. Moderate wear to boards. Internally quite clean. Near fine. This copy bears an exceptional colonial provenance, being inscribed on the front free endpaper from Jonathan Belcher, governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire from 1730 to 1741. Belcher has inscribed it: "To the Honorable Sir Philip York His Majesty's Attorney General, from His most obedient, most faithfull, and most humble servant." The inscription is dated Boston, Oct. 18, 1732. Philip Yorke (1690-1764), the 1st Earl of Hardwicke, was attorney general to George II from 1724. He was chief justice after 1733 and lord chancellor after 1737. Belcher also served as governor of New Jersey, appointed in 1747. A remarkable association copy, linking the laws of the Crown to their administrator in the colonies and their chief enforcer in England. The second collected laws of Massachusetts, preceded only by the 1699 edition. This copy includes the separately printed Charter (bound first), the full 1726 laws, and all of the session laws printed through July 1, 1732. A total of sixteen Evans items. EVANS 2762, 2900-2902, 3054-3057, 3182, 3306, 3307, 3440-3442, 3564, 3565. CHARLEMAGNE TOWER COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COLONIAL LAWS 215-230.

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         Les avantures de Telemaque fils D’Ulysse. Par feu Messire François de Salignac de la Motte Fénelon, Précepteur de Messeigneurs les Enfans de France, & depuis Archevêque-Duc de Cambrai, Prince du saint Empire, &c. Nouvelle édition conforme au manuscript original. Enrichie d’un grand nombre de figures en taille douce. Avec des Remarques pour l’eclaircissement de cet Ouvrage

      chez J. Tonson, a l’enseigne de Shakespear dans le Strand; & J. Watts, a son Imprimerie dans Wild-Court pres de Lincolns-Inn-Fields, MDCCXXVI [1726], A Londres - The Second Edition published in England, based upon the extensively corrected, enlarged and reconceived Paris edition of 1717. 12mo; [18], xxviii, [4], 468, [12]pp, with a portrait frontispiece of Fenelon, title page in red and black, folding map tracing Telemachus's travels throughout the Mediterranean, and 24 full-page copper-engraved plates, one at the head of each book (in reconceiving the work for the Paris edition, the author's grandnephew divided the story into 24 books conforming to Homer's "Iliad"). Contemporary sprinkled calf, the spine richly gilt in six compartments divided by raised bands with a red morocco lettering piece gilt in the second. End papers lightly spotted, but all else generally clean and bright; archival repairs to tears on two leaves (no loss of text); joints very skillfully (almost invisibly) repaired, with the binding now sturdy and secure. Collated and complete with the often-suppressed "Ode" and the two leaves of advertisements at the start of the book. ESTC Citation No. T139621. OCLC Number: 504521029. A scarce edition, with OCLC locating only one copy (in the British Library) and ESTC just five others. Fénelon, Archbishop of Cambrai and tutor to the seven-year-old Duc de Bourgogne (grandson of Louis XIV and second in line to the throne) published this didactic novel anonymously in 1699. The slender plot fills out a gap in Homer's Odyssey, recounting the educational travels of Telemachus, son of Ulysses, accompanied by his tutor, Mentor, who is arguably the book's true hero. Mentor denounces war, luxury, and selfishness and proclaims the brotherhood of man. Though set in a far off place and ancient time, Télémaque (and Mentor's pronouncements) was immediately recognized as a satire on the autocratic reign of Louis XIV, whose wars and taxes on the peasantry had reduced the country to famine. Predictably, Louis banished Fénelon from Versailles, confining him to his diocese, where he remained, with few exceptions, for the rest of his life. Nonetheless, Télémaque was an immediate best seller both in France and abroad, translated into every European language and even Latin verse. It inspired numerous imitations and supplied the plot for Mozart's opera, Idomeneo (1781). It was also a favorite of Thomas Jefferson, who reread it frequently. (Adapted from Wikipedia) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Sadducismus Triumphatus: Or, A full and plain Evidence, Concerning Witches and Apparitions...The Advantages whereof, the Reader may under stand out of Dr. H. More's Account prefixed hereunto. Also, Two Authentick, but wonderful Stories of certain Swedish Witches. Done into English by Dr. Horneck. With Some Account of Mr. Glanvil's Life and Writings

      London:, 1726.. Fourth edition,with additions.. 8vo.. Contemp. paneled calf,rebacked, spine banded, title gilt, new endpapers,some minor foxing and paper toning. Frontispiece, t.p. in red and black, lacks frontis. to second part., has plate of stones facing p498. Glanville (1636-80) became chaplain to Charles II. "His interest in the occult was fostered by his belief that science could explain the supernatural, and was reinforced by his personal experience of the drummer fiend of Tedworth...It is easy to laugh at Glanville's gullibility; yet theoretically he tried to be skeptical and objective, and to sift the evidence for the supernatural in the anecdotes told him. In this respect he may be regarded as the father of modern psychical research." R.H. Robbins Henry More (1614-87) spent his life in the confines of Christ's Church College, Cambridge emerging only for Lady Ragley's séances and local witch trials. He is one of the leaders of the Cambridge Platonists but also was a staunch defender of the belief in witchcraft. "No English writer accepted so completely and unreservedly the whole paraphernalia of witchcraft constructed by such men as Remy and Bodin." R.H. Robbins. ESTC t103255. Caillet 4562. Cornell,Witchcraft 239. Cat Psychical Research Society 235. Coumont G38.10.

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         Memoirs of a Certain Island Adjacent to the Kingdom of Utopia (volume I only)

      London And Westminster, London and Westminster 1726 - 8vo. 289 pp. Spine ends and corners are rubbed and bumped, front cover detached, bookplate to fpd has been removed roughly, off-setting to endpapers. Written by a celebrated author of that Country. Now translated into English. Volume I. Second Edition. Five raised bands, embossed leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire de Huon de Bordeaux pair de France, Duc de Guienne, contenant ses faits et actions héroïques, mise en deux livres aussi beaux et divertissans que jamais on ait lu. Revüe et corrigée de nouveau.

      Lille, Veuve Pillot, (1726), 2 tomes in 4°, de 136 et 133pp., ill. de 2 beaux bois à mi-page sur les titres, le tout relié en un volume cartonnage papier bleu ancien. Exemplaire grand de marge non coupé. (Ex-libris Jacques Boulenger). Rare impression Lilloise ancienne de ce célèbre roman de chevalerie, contant les aventures d'un des 12 pairs du royaume de Charlemagne. ¶ Nisard II/479 - Oberlé Biblioth. Bleue n°65.

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         A Treatise of Gavelkind . . . With sundry emergent Observations . . . [on] the Common Law of this Kingdome [etc.]. Second Edition [with] John Anstis, Observations Introductory to an Historical Essay upon the Knighthood of the Bath

      Best edition of the treatise which Holdsworth calls Somner's "most important work [on] the antiquities of our legal history", bound with the work by John Anstis proposing "a new order of chivalry based on a revival of the medieval Order of the Bath". Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, a bit of foxing, else a good clean copy; with the engraved frontispiece. [1] Printed for F. Gyles [etc.] [2] Printed for James Woodman, London, 1726 & 1725.

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         A Narrative Of the Barbarous and unheard of Murder of Mr. John Hayes, by Catherine his Wife, Thomas Billings, and Thomas Wood . . . Together with the Examinations and Confessions . . . before several of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace [etc.]

      The rare first edition of the trial inspiring Thackeray's "Catherine A Story", finding in Hayes' wife "a criminal who would be particularly revolting", the mastermind of her husband's beheading, found guilty, and burned at the stake; 2 copies in ESTC. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the bottom margin of the title shaved affecting the imprint, else a very good copy, with the frontispiece. Printed for, and Sold by Thomas Warner [and] E. Nutt [etc.], London, 1726.

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         The Charter Granted by their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with] Acts and Laws, Of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with one further act] Cushing 343-345, 349

      Among the earliest collected laws of the Province, preceded only by those of 1699 and 1714, together with the Province's Charter and then supplemented by the laws for the immediately succeeding session held in the year of the laws' publication. Contemporary panelled sheep, quite worn and somewhat bowed, the rear board detached and the front loose, some foxing, else a crisp desirable copy. Printed by B. Green . . . for Benjamin Eliot [etc.], Boston, 1726-27.

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         Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World; ...

      C.Bathurst - London - - Each 9 x 14 - Uncoloured - Five fantastic maps of various regions of the world visited by Lemuel Gulliver in his travels as described by Jonathan Swift in his renowned satire that was first published in 1726. Swift was known to be an acquaintance of the mapmaker Herman Moll and it is quite likely he originally mapped Swift's conceptions. These, later editions, are unsigned but are based on Moll's originals. Map one shows the island of Lilliput, to the south-west of Sumatra; map two shows Brobdingnag, north of California; three shows various islands to the east of Japan; four depicts Houyhnhnms Land off Lewins Land; and map five shows the island of Balnibarbi.

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         Opera Omnia . . . Collegit ac Recensuit; Vitam Auctoris, Praefationes, & Indices adjecit, David Wilkins [etc.]. Three Volumes in Six

      Still the only edition of Selden's works, a fit tribute to the man whose name Maitland chose to grace the Selden Society and whose output (in Holdsworth's words) "astonished his own contemporaries and astonishes us"; with the frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked in vellum, some damage to one board and a bit of staining, ex-library, else a clean usable set. Typis Guil. Bowyer, impensis J. Walthoe [and 21 others], Londini, 1726.

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         IL PERFETTO LEGGENDARIO DELLA VITA, E FATTI DI N.S. GIESÙ CRISTO E DI TUTTI I SANTI, De'quali celebra la Festa, e recita l'Officio la Santa Chiesa Cattolica, conforme al Breviario Romano. Insieme con le vite di molti altri Santi, Che non sono nel Calendario: con molte autorità, e figure della Sacra Scrittura, accommodate a proposito di ciascun Santo... sotto il titolo di FLOS SANCTORUM... In piena impressione arricchito dalle Vite de' Santi, che sono stati Canonizati, ò aggiunti dalla Santità di Nostro Signore Papa Clemente X , Innocentio XI, et Alessandro VIII. In Venetia, et in Bassano Per Gio. Antonio Remondini, 1726.

      Ril. in pergam. coeva succesivam. riportata su cartone, tit. manoscritto al dorso, cm 23,5x17, cc. 12 non numer., pp 896 , 168 xilogr. di piccole dimens a 2 a piena pag. segue: Leggendario delle vite de' Santi detti Estravaganti, raccolto da gravi, e approvati Auttori... Nuovamente con diligenza tradotto dalla Spagnuola in Lingua Italiana per Don Timoteo da Bagno Monaco Camaldolese... In Venetia, et in Bassano, Per Gio. Antonio Remondini, 1726, pp 160. Buon front. in rosso e nero con marca tipograf. anticamente rifoferato. Varie carte presentano una diffusa leggera brunitura e qualche contenuta gora da sporco, contenute tracce d'uso esterne, peraltro più che discreto esempl.

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         The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New : Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, And with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches

      John Baskett Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty Edinburgh John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty 1726vg Quarto. [1140]pp. Full paneled black morocco, gold decorated spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Extra-Illustrated with 151 Dramatic Engraved Plates. The new testament has a separate title page and is dated 1726. Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, And with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. The earliest Edinburgh Bible bearing Baskett's name. Extra illustrations are in all probability Dutch, with no indication as to the artist or the engraver on the plates. However, some plates display the names of J. Doesburgh, Suisse, and Matthias Scheits. Minor shelf wear. Corners slightly rubbed. Previous owner's ex-libris on free front endpaper and previous owner's name written on title-page. Front endpaper page partly detached. Very minor foxing throughout. Binding and interior in overall very good to near fine condition.

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         Anatomie du corps humain, avec des remarques utiles aux chirurgiens dans la pratique de leurs opérations. Enrichie de figures en taille-douces

      G. Cavelier, Paris 1726 - 2 parts in 1 vol. [18]-287-[1 bl.], [2]-370-[2] pp. First French translation by Palfyn (1650-1730) and J. Devaux of " Heelkonstige ontleeding " (1718), a state-of-the-art textbook for surgeons. Engraved Ills : headpiece by J.B. Scotin depicting the coat-of-arms of the dedicatee count Jules visconti Borromeo and 40 full-page anatomical plates. Ref. B.B. IV 625-626 P-81 (ext. descr.). Conlon 26:579. BMN I 98. Blake 336. Wellcome IV 287. 1 vol volumes. somewhat spotting & dampstaining. Good copy. Modern calf, gilt ornaments on spine on 5 raised bands, old gilt brown leather title label, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Robert Boyle, in Several Parts of the World to Which is Added, the Voyage, Shipwreck, and Miraculous Preservation of Richard Castelman, Gent. with a Description of the City of Philadelphia, and the County of Pennsylvania.

      London: John Watts, 1726 - Octavo (193 × 111 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, neatly rebacked, red morocco label, edges sprinkled red. Housed in a tan quarter morocco slip case, in limp cloth chemise. Bookplate of Frank S. Streeter to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed, conjoined wormholes through the front free endpaper and first few leaves, including the frontispiece and titlepage, light browning, but overall very good. Engraved frontispiece of a ship attacked by natives, by van der Gucht, head- and tailpieces. First edition. "Howes points out that Boyle's narrative must probably be a work of pure fiction, and certainly any reading of the novel supports his contention. Like the Thousand and One Nights, the novel is a series of tales, each new story prompted by a character in the last" (Imaginary Voyages). Sabin states that Castelman's narrative, which is distinguished by having a separate title page, "bears the mark of authenticity." In ODNB, where the present work is unequivocally identified as a novel, Chetwood is described as "an active but minor participant in the theatrical and publishing worlds of the first half of the eighteenth century. He knew everyone, travelled everywhere, and explored every conceivable avenue to financial stability, only to fail." Cox II, p.478; Howes C-355; Imaginary Voyages in Prose Fiction, 107; Sabin 12553. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Resumo para os principiantes da explicaçaõ das oyro partes da Oraçaõ. Com algumas noticias mais accessarias para a construcçaõ della, a que vulgarmente chamaõ Syntaxinha.

      Lisboa Occidental (Miguel Rodrigues) 1726 - 77, (1)pp. 8vo. Handsome contemporary Portuguese dark red morocco, the covers richly gilt with filigreed central medallions within fillets and cornerpieces, and ornamental borders. Raised bands, the spine gilt in compartments. Handsome buntpapier endpapers and flyleaves in contrasting green and red-gilt patterns. Not in OCLC. Small split at top of front hinge, inconspicuous small loss at head of spine. A fine early eighteenth-century Portuguese binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Planiglobii Terrestris cum Utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti

      Nurmburg 1726 - An impressive decorative early 18th century double hemisphere map of the world. In addition to the world map there are two full cellestial hemipsheres, and 24 windheads. All set within a decorative background., Size : 500x595 (mm), 19.625x23.375 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0 Very Good, lower left margin extended not effecting the map, a short tear on the lower right corner professionally repaired and hardly noticeable.

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         Sadducismus Triumphatus: Or, A full and plain Evidence, Concerning Witches and Apparitions. In Two Parts. The First Treating of their Possibility. The Second of their Real Existence. The Advantage whereof, the Reader may understand out of Dr. H. More's Account prefixed hereunto. Also, two Authentick, but wonderful stories of certain Swedish Witches. Done into English by Dr. Horneck. With some account of Mr. Glanvil's Life and Writings

      Printed for A. Bettesworth and J. Batley, London 1726 - Hardcover. 8vo. x + 500 pp + 4 pp of adverts. Recently bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt rules, gilt title and author to leather spine labels. Each of the two parts has its own engraved frontispiece, one additional full page plate and various illustrations in-text. The full title is 'Sadducismus Triumphatus: Or, A full and plain Evidence, Concerning Witches and Apparitions. In Two Parts. The First Treating of their Possibility. The Second of their Real Existence. The Advantage whereof, the Reader may understand out of Dr. H. More's Account prefixed hereunto. Also, two Authentick, but wonderful stories of certain Swedish Witches. Done into English by Dr. Horneck. With some account of Mr. Glanvil's Life and Writings.' Glanvil wrote Saddicismus Triumphatus as a refutation of works by skeptics such as John Webster, and in it sought to 'put the belief in apparitions and witchcraft on an unshakeable basis of science and philosophy.' The book attracted considerable attention with Kittredge further observing that 'No other English work on the subject had a more powerful influence.' Binding sound with virtually no signs of wear, though the binder has mis-spelled the author's name "Granvil" rather than "Glanvil." Recent marbled endpapers. A few pages roughly opened with light chipping at edges and upper corners, some scattered light damp marks to the first and last few leaves, faint blue mark to lower corner and outer edges of a few pages - perhaps offset from a desk blotter (not affecting text). Still, internals are generaly quite bright and clean. Overall a tight and attractive VG+ copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Opera Omnia, Tam Edita Quam Inedita... 3 Vols. in 6 books, Complete

      1726. Selden, John [1584-1654]. Opera Omnia, Tam Edita Quam Inedita. Collegit ac Recensuit; Vitam Auctoris, Praefationes, & Indices Adjecit, David Wilkins. London: Guil Bowyer [Volume One]; S. Palmer [Volume Two]; T. Wood [Volume Three], 1726. Three volumes in six books. Complete set. Various paginations. Text in double columns. Folio (9-1/2" x 15"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked retaining original extra-gilt spines, hinges mended. Some rubbing, rubbed, front joint of volume one cracking. Copperplate portrait frontispiece by George Vertue after P.Lely, woodcut and copperplate text illustrations and ornaments, woodcut head and tail-pieces, several leaves printed in red and black. Internally fresh. An attractive set. * First collected edition. Limited to 750 sets, edited, with preface, index and life of the author, by Dr. David Wilkins. Witha subscriber list. Texts in English and Latin. Collects all of the major legal treatises, antiquarian studies and oriental studies of a pivotal scholar in English legal history. Among the titles included are De Anno Civili Veteris Ecclesiae Judaicae Dissertatio, De Diis Syris, Dissertatio ad Fletam, Mare Clausum, Epistolae & Poemata, Titles of Honour, Uxor Ebraica, The History of Tythes, Of the Judicature in Parliament, Speeches and Arguments and Table Talk. This set is notable also for its handsome layout and typography, which features Roman, Italic and Hebrew type created for Bowyer by William Caslon. Updike refers to it as Bowyer's "greatest achievement" and as "a stupendous piece of work". Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations I:36 (76). Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 635. Updike, Printing Types II:102, 136-137.

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      - 1726. Paris, Guillaume Cavelier fils. Seconde édition. 1 vol. in-12: (2 ff. bl.), XCIII pp.: titre, 4 pp. d'épître à Monseigneur le Duc de la Force, préface du traducteur de la p. VII à la p. XCIII, (3 pp. d'approbation et de privilège), 340 pp., (5 pp. de " table des maladies que l'Eau commune prévient ou guérit ", 3 pp. de " livres nouveaux ", (2 bl.). Basane. Dos à nerfs orné de motifs dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, restes de roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches rouges, intérieur finement marbré. Traces d'usure avec coiffe supérieure endommagée. Bon état intérieur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Nieuwe paskaart van t naauw van de straat.

      Amsterdam 1726 - Mapa grabado,61x64 cms. blanco y negro.escudo heraldico,escalas.La pieza consta de un mapa del Estrecho de Gibraltar con orientación Oeste-este y una vista grabada mostrando la la costa española y africana. Estas piezas y su producción tuvo que ver con el contexto de la guerra de sucesión española y De Leth produjo material cartográfico que se compilaban en atlas compuestos con piezas que explicaban los hechos militares y descripción de teatros de operaciones. Estado de conservación muy bueno y excelente calidad de impresión. Pieza muy rara.

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         Histoire de Huon de Bordeaux pair de France, Duc de Guienne, contenant ses faits & actions héroïques, mise en deux livres aussi beaux & divertissans que jamais on ait lu. Revüe & corrigée de nouveau. - Suivi de : Livre second de Huon de Bordeaux...

      Troyes, Vve Garnier, 1726, 2 vol. in 4°, de 128pp. sur 2 colonnes, ill. d'un beau bois gravé au titre et d'une en-tête, et de 120pp. sur 2 colonnes, ill. d'un beau bois gravé au titre et d'une en-tête, broché, sans couv., papier lég. bruni sinon bel exemplaire. Rarissime complet des deux parties parues séparément. Le plus célèbre des romans des douze Pairs du royaume de Charlemagne, et celui qui fut colporté le plus longtemps. Rabelais le cite parmi les les "livres de haulte fustaye". ¶ Morin n°468 "Permission du 31 mai 1726 à Pierre Garnier" - Nisard II p.478/481 "La plus ancienne édition est petit in folio sans date et gothique, la seconde est de paris 1516 in 4°. Il fait partie de la bibliothèque bleue..."

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         Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium .et des narcotiques pour la guerison des maladies.

      Guillaume Cavelier, Paris 1726 - [Hecquet, Philippe (1661-1737).] Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium, des calmants, et des narcotiques, pour la guerison des maladies. 12mo. [8], 374, [14]pp. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier fils, 1726. 167 x 92 mm. Calf c. 1726, gilt spine, rubbed & worn, small chip at foot of spine, front hinge cracking but overall sound. Light toning, otherwise very good. First Edition. A treatise on the use of opium and other narcotics in the treatment of disease. Hecquet, physician at the Charite Hospital in Paris, was a confirmed mechanist and a longtime opponent of chemical medicine, which he attacked in several publications. He was a great believer in the virtues of opium, which he recommended for a broad spectrum of ailments, including those of children and pregnant women. Osler 2916. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Pantheon nunc vulgo la Rotonda Facies Panthei Interna

      Amsterdam circa 1663-1726 - Two plates. engraved views.63x 54 cms each one. Black and white. Fine impression and wide margins.These two views comes from the "town Book" of Italy printed by Blaeu and laterly by Mortier using the same plates.One of the volumes was dedicated to Rome depicting the most important monuments.The Pantheon was designed and printed in all the books showing Roman antiquities from medieval times.The building from Augustean times and restored during the Antonine´s period (s II d.c) is the best example in existence of a roman building preserving its most important elements up to this time.

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         Biblia Sacra ex Sebastiani Castellionis Interpretatione, Ejusque Postrema Recognitione (Volume 1)

      Excudebat Jacob. Bettenham. Impensis J. Knapton R. Knaplock J. & B. Sprint D. Midwinter A. Bettesworth J. Bowyer W.&am Londini: Excudebat Jacob. Bettenham. Impensis J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. & B. Sprint, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth, J. Bowyer, W.& J. Innys, J. Osborne & J. Longman, R. Robinson, & B. Mott. 1726. First. First edition. Volume one only. 12mo. xxxiv, [2], 408pp. Text in Latin. From the library of American book collector Ralph H. Isham, with his engraved bookplate on the front pastedown. Contemporary inscription in an unknown hand in ink on the front free endpaper: "Presented to H:L: Piozzi by Dr. Sam: Johnson when Hester Lynch Thrale. --- Disapproved in Italy, where only the Vulgate is received." Contemporary full sheep, dark red morocco spine label, gilt edges. Light cracking to the joints, very good. Housed in a dark red full morocco box with gold silk interior and gold edges, presumably commissioned by Isham, with the Johnson presentation in gilt on the front cover: "Bible presented to Mrs. Thrale by Dr. Johnson." Front joint of the box is professionally repaired, very good. Best known today for his purchase and publication of the James Boswell Papers from Malahide Castle in the 1920s, Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Isham collected numerous rare materials relating to Boswell, Johnson, and Hester Thrale. A nice association. ESTC T94913. .

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         Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon

      - London: Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726. 4 parts in two volumes (as issued), octavo. (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches). Engraved portrait frontispiece, 6 engraved maps and plates. Contemporary panelled calf, spine with raised bands, morocco lettering pieces in the second compartments. Neat repairs to hinge of vol. 1. All within a modern black morocco-backed box. First edition, second issue of this 18th century masterpiece of English literature: both the greatest of all satirical fables and a classic children's tale. This copy is a first edition, Teerink's "AA" issue, with the portrait of Gulliver in the second state as usual. Unusually, both volumes conform to Teerink's AA, with that issue more commonly found with a Teerink B of the second volume. Swift's best known work was published anonymously. Written in Dublin between about 1720 and 1725, the finished manuscript was brought to England by Swift when he left Ireland for London in March 1726. During his visit he stayed with friends, including Alexander Pope. Pope, along with John Gay and John Arbuthnot, helped Swift arrange for the publication of the book which was first published on 28 October 1726. Even after its publication Swift kept up the public pretence of having had no hand in it, but the immediate popularity of the work can be gauged from the fact that there were four printings within a year, as well as translations in French, German, and Dutch. Ashley VI, p.28; Grolier English 42; PMM 185; Rothschild 2104; Teerink 293. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Des wohlerfahrnen Kaufmanns anderer Theil, oder neu-eröfnetes Waaren-Lager, worinnen derer im Handel . gangbaren Waaren Natur, Beschaffenheit, unterschiedliche Arten, Nutzung , wie auch der Unterschied der guten und verfälschten Waaren, der Ort ihrer Zubereitung, Einkaufs nach alphabetischer Ordnung deutlich beschrieben wird. (Und:) Des wohlerfahrnen Kaufmanns dritter Theil. Oder: Die allzeit wohlbestallte Schreib-Stube in welcher von Buchhalten, Correspondenzen . eine vollständige Nachricht enthalten ist. Wornach in allen fürnehmen Handels-Oertern, ein vollkommenes Contoir kann angeleget werden. Welche so sehr verlangte Continuation, von Gottfried Christian Bohnes über sich genommen u. an das Licht gestellet hat George Gottlob Heyne

      Hamburg, Felginer 1726 (-1727) - Vgl. Kress B 1540, Humpert 6356; Goldsmiths 9762; Higgs 2782. - Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Das umfassenste handelskundliche Werk des 18. Jahrhunderts und eines der wichtigsten Werke der Kameralistik. - G. Chr. Bohn hatte seinen Wohlerfahrnen Kaufmann erstmals 1719 publiziert; darin werden die vornehmsten Handelsplätze in Europa beschrieben. Mit dieser vorliegenden Continuation in ihrer ersten Ausgabe aus dem Jahr 1726 , der das Waarenlager beschreibt, erfüllte der Autor sein Versprechen einen zweiten Teil zu publizieren, wie er in seinem Vorwort anführt. In späteren Auflagen wurde dieser zweite Teil als separates Werk angesehen und publiziert. Darin werden in alphabetischer Ordnung alle gangbaren Waren oft in längeren Erklärungen beschrieben. Nach dem Tod Bohn's brachte Georg Gottlob Heyne 1727 die noch von Bohn vorbereitete hier ebenfalls vorliegende wohlbestallte Schreib-Stube als dritten Teil zu seinem 'wohlerfahrnen Kaufmann' heraus. Darin finden sich 164 Handelsbriefe von jedem bedeutenden Handelsort in Euopa; eingehend behandelt wird die Praxis der Buchhaltung und das Bankgeschäft, von dem Journal, dem Inventario, vom Haupt- oder Schuld-Buch, von Saldir- und Bilantzirung, Bilantz Soll, vom Unkost-Buch, Cassa-Buch, von der Banco-Conto, von der Cambio-Conto, Conto-Courant, Rabatt-Conto, Haußhaltungs-Conto, von der Commission-Factorey und Speditions-Handlung, von der Compagnie-Handlung, See-Handlung, Banquier-Handlung, Propre-Handlung (General-Bilantz, Copier, Fatturen, Calculier-Buch, Cassa-Buch, Waaren Sconto, Resconter, Saldier-Buch, Secret-Buch oder geheimes Conto u.a.). - Das doppelblattgroße Frontispiz im zweiten Teil zeigt das Handelskontor und Hauptquartier der Vereinigten Niederländischen Ostindien-Kompanie in Amsterdam, das Frontispiz im dritten Teil zeigt eine Schreibstube mit mehreren Schreibern bei der Arbeit an ihren Schreibtischen, im Hintergrund ein Tresorraum mit Geldsäcken, darüber ein Engel, der ein Schriftband mit der Titelzeile hält. - Sehr schönes sauberes Exemplar in e. Doppelblattgr. gestoch. Frontispiz, 6 Blätter, 544 Seiten; gestoch. Frontispiz, 6 Blätter, 591 Seiten Deutsch 1000g Leder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Oeuvres De Maitre Francois Rabelais

      Henri Bordesius. Amsterdam. Henri Bordesius. 1725-1726 Mixed matching binding. Bound in full calfskin. Gilt tooled spine compartments with fleural motifs. 2 volumes with raised bands. Morocco labels. Marbled endsheets. 12mo (6.5" x 4"). An esteemed reprinting of the Le Duchat Edition ( 1711 ). Brunet 4; 1059 Illustrated with an engraved pictorial half-title page, frontis,3 folding engraved plates a folding map and various page decorations throughout. Covers and spines well rubbed. Several joints starting but all covers are firmly attatched. Several head pieces lacking. Several tiny insect holes to spine label of volume 1. Several plates lightly toned with one or two folding wrinkles. Map presents toning and marginal folding and one tear to lower quadrant.A Very Good, highly decorative eighteenth century set of this very desireable printing.Featured Sets.

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         The Four Years Voyages of Capt. George Roberts; being a Series of Uncommon Events, which befell him In a Voyage to the Islands of the Canaries, Cape de Verde and Barbadoes, from whence he was bound to the Coast of Guiney...Written by himself.

      London, A. Bettesworth, 1726. 8vo. Later full cloth. Gilt lettering on back. A library-number at lower part of back. Verso of title with engraved coat of arms (Bucknay) and a small stamp. Title with a tear repaired and some foxing to titlepage. 86),458 pp., 4 engraved plates and 1 folded engraved map. Small stamp at end and some light yellowing to leaves.. First edition. Wilson in his Life of Defoe, and others have suggested, that the work is fictitious and written by Defoe, but not all agree in this matter. - Sabin 71888 - Lowndes IV:2103

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         Histoire Genealogique des Tatars traduite du manuscript Tatare D'Abulgasi-Bayadur-Chan & enrichie d'un grand nombre de remarques authentique & tres curieuses sur le veritable estat present de L'Asie Septentrionale.

      Abram Kallewier, Leyden 1726 - 12mo. Pp (xiv), 814, (10). 2 multi-folding maps (very clean and sharp). Re-backed retaining original boards and endpapers. Substantial portion of original spine laid on with new title label. All edges stained red. Signature erased from top of title page. Title page printed in red and black. A clean, tight, sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A comment on forty two histories discribed [sic] by Hippocrates in the first and third books of his Epidemics. In the first part Hippocrates's pathology is explained, and defended; and his notion of fevers, their causes, several crises, and the particular states of the air, which disposes to the several epidemics, are described. In the second part are fourteen histories of the first book of the Epidemics. In the third part are twenty eight histories of the third book of the Epidemics. The general method of curing an epidemical fever is deduced from Hippocrates's histories; and since the bark may be successfully used after imperfect crises. By this method we may accommodate the old and new practice in the cure of fevers. To which is added a letter, to shew that Hippocrates mentions a year of 360 days, which is Daniel used, chap. IX. and that prophecy is explained from the copy of it in the Septuagint

      printed and sold by J. Isted London: printed and sold by J. Isted. 1726. First edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 232; blindstamped contemporary paneled calf, unadorned spine; extremities rubbed, short tear entering from the top margin on p. 2; a good, sound copy, unrestored. Bound with, as issued: A Letter to the Rev. Dr. John Gibson … concerning the interpretation of Daniel's Prophecy, London, 1726 which occupies pp. [199]-232;Floyer (1649- 1734) was the first physician to make regular observations on the rate of the pulse, and was a powerful advocate of cold bathing. He also gave the first description of emphysema.

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         The Political History of the Devil, as well Ancient as Modern, in two parts

      Warner, London 1726 - First printing, 1726, 8vo, original paneled calf, new sympathetic leather spine with gilt leather spine label, frontispiece, 408 pp. VG copy, light wear to corners, minor wear to endpapers, title page has very small hole in its center, relieving 'Ancient' of its 'T'. Otherwise very nice copy of this rarity. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         CORPS UNIVERSEL DIPLOMATIQUE DU DROIT DES GENS ; contenant un RECUEIL DES TRAITEZ D'ALLIANCE, DE PAIX, DE TREVE, de neutralite, de commerce, d'échange, de protection et de garantie, de toutes le conventions, transactions, pactes, concordats, et autres contrats, qui ont ete faits en EUROPÉ, depuis le Regne de l'empereur Charle-Magne jusques a present ; LES CAPITULATIONS IMPERIALES ET ROYALES, LES DROITS ET LES INTERETS DES PRINCES ET ETATS DE L'EUROPÉ. + SUPPLEMENT AU CORPS UNIVERSEL DIPLOMATIQUE DU DROIT DES GENS..

      P.Brunel, R. et G. Wetstein, Amsterdam, 1726 - 1739. In French. 8024+2823 pages. 11 vol. Contemporary full-leather binding. Gilt-Ornamented Spine. Raised bands. Marbeled endpapers. Marbeled edges. Massiv folio. Tome 1-3, 5 and 7-8 including 2 parts.Tome 4 and 6 including 3 parts, printed 1726-1731. The supplement are in 3 bindings, 1:2, 2:3 and 3:2, total 7 parts, printed in 1739. Includes frontespieces and engraved vignettes. Main titlepages printed in red and black. Covers slightly torn with rubbed edges, and partly bumped corners. Corpus i VG condition. Partly printed in german, latin, spanish and dutch.. Exlibris Ragnar Kumlin (1897-1979), diplomat and swedish ambassador in Paris 1956-1965

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         Dictionnaire universel de commerce: contenant tout ce qui concerne le commerce qui se fait dans les quatre parties du monde, par terr, par mer, de proche en proche, & par des voyages de long cours, tant en gros qu'en detail. L'explication de tous les termes qui ont report au negoce, les monnoyes de compte, qui servent a y tenir les livres, et ecritures des marchands: les monnoyes. . les productions. . les compagnies de commerce. . les banques. les consuls. les chambres d'assurances. . Le detail du commerce de la France en general. Le Conseil Royal de Commerce. . Enfin, toutes les foires, tant français qu'autres. Les Edits. Ouvrage posthume, continué sur les memoires de l'auteur par Ph.-L. Savary, son frère.- Supplément aux deux premiers vol

      Janssonius van Waesbergen, 17261732, Amsterdam, - 3 vols. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spines ribbed and richly gilt, with red title-labels, gilt binding edges, marbled edges. With large folding engraved portrait of the dedicatee, Jan Six de Vromade, by J. Houbraken, 4 titles printed in red and black, the third volume being divided into 2 separate parts, and 3 large allegorical engraved headpieces, 1 at the beginning of text of each volume, engraved by M. Pool after A. Coypel. (8), XXXVIII, (2), 2032 col. (=1016); 2000 col. (=1000); (4), 1032 col. (= 516), 676 col. (=338) pp. First Amsterdam-edition, and the first to be enlarged with the Supplement, of the encyclopedia of commerce by Jacques Savary (1622-1690), most famous economist of his time, published posthumously by his brother, Philemon Louis Savary. Jacques Savary was for some time director of the French Royal Domains, and then became general business agent to the Duke of Mantua. He had such sound notions about commerce and was so successful in his operations that Colbert appointed him in 1670 in the "Conseil de la Reforme", which was to reform and refine the rules of commercial practice. The "Commercial Code" of 1673 resulting from it was called after him "Code Savary". He was then also pressed to write down and publish all his commercial knowledge, a request which he honoured with Le parfait Négociant, published in 1675. It taught everything a merchant should know, but only his left papers opened to the world the hoard of universal knowledge on commerce Savary possessed. Edited and published by his brother after his death, the work still proved invaluable for all people concerned. At the end of the first volume an index is added of names of all places referred to in the general lemma "Commerce", first of the names of French places, then of the names of all other places in Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, covering 52 pages, printed in three columns. And in the Supplement under "Commerce" a complete survey is presented of all goods traded at Marseilles in 1688, listing qualities, quantities, prices, places of origin and destination, transport by sea and land, raw materials and industrial products, with at the end a comparison added between prices in 1688 and 1727. The work also includes models of invoices and book-keeping. Savary was one of the pioneers of modern business economy, and his works still remain classics in their field. Fine set. Bierens de Haan 4136-7; cf. Kress 4584 (new ed. of 1741); Einaudi 5099 (1st ed. of 1723 of the first two vols. only). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts

      London: Printed for Benj. Motte 1726 - Four parts in two volumes as issued. Octavo. Volume I: First edition, Teerink's "B" with the engraved frontispiece of Lemuel Gulliver in the second state (as usual); volume II: Second edition (Teerink 293) as stated on the title page, bound without advertisement leaf. Bound in contemporary full polished brown calf, spines attractively rebacked early with floral decorations in blind, gilt bands, red lettered labels, dates in gilt to lower spines. Spines lightly worn and rubbed, some scattered foxing and toning to pages, small stain to upper corner of leaves of volume II. A very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. [Mathematical Principals of Natural Philosophy]

      Apud Guil. & Joh. Innys, London 1726 - [xxx], 530pp, [viii] :: B/w frontis (copy). Black and white diagrams throughout :: 250mm x 200mm (10" x 8") :: Final edition in Newton's lifetime. Demy paper edition G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. 20th century rebind with new endpapers and copy frontis. Some stains mainly affecting top margin, occasionally impinging. Occasional marks. Two inked annotations Brown hardback leather cover with ribbed spine and maroon/gilt title panel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architecture de Palladio, divisée en quatre livres [.]. Avec des notes d' Inigo Jones [.]. Le tout revu, dessiné & nouvellement mis au jour par Jaques Leoni [.].

      Den Haag, Pierre Gosse, 1726. - Large folio (300:455 mm). 4 parts in 1 vol. (6), 115, (1), (2), 46, (2), 38, (2), 16, (4) pp. With engr. portrait, engr. frontispiece, 204 engr. plates (numbered as 230), and 12 engravings in the text. Contemp. calf with giltstamped label to richly gilt spine. This edition of Palladio's principal work follows Inigo Jones's 1715 English edition and is regarded as one of the best, due to its small-scale illustrations. "Opere di un enorme dispensione per sua ricca e laboriosa esecuzione" (Cicognara). The "Architectura", first published in 1570, exercised an almost unrivalled influence on European architecture for centuries. - Copy from the personal library of the great Viennese architect Heinrich von Ferstel (1828-83) with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Ferstel is regarded as one of the most important representatives of Neoclassicism and was a leading architect of the Vienna Ringstrasse. - Later in the library of the Munich architect Heinrich von Hügel (d. 1899), who usually employed Italian Renaissance designs. - Binding slightly rubbed; front joint split. Interior very clean and with only very slight marginal browning. Very attractive copy of this splendidly illustrated icon of the history of architecture, with important provenance. Cicognara 596. Fowler 225. Graesse V, 108. Kat. der Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 2599. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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