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        A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount AEtna, Or, Monte-Gibello: (see description for full title);

      London, T. Newcomb in the Savoy, 1669.. Title: "A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake and Eruption of Mount AEtna, Or, Monte-Gibello, As it came in a Letter Written to His Majefty from Nales, by the Right Honorable, The Earle of Winchilfea, His Majesties late Ambaffador at Conftantinople, who in his Return from thence, Vifiting Catania in the Ifland of Sicily, was an Ey-witnefs of The Dreadfull Spectacle, Together with a more particular Narrative of the fame, as it is Collected out of feveral Relations fent from CATANIA." New coloured paper-covered boards with new end-papers, pp. 38, Coll. A4, B4, C4, D4, it is possible that a plate may have been issued but one is not present, cr. 8vo. (7.5" x 5.25"), text pages a little brown and soiled, expert repair to tear in lower corner of last leaf slightly affecting text, otherwise a fine copy of an item over 300 years old. Rare. Wing W2967.

      [Bookseller: Baldwin's Scientific Books]
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        The SECOND PART Of The INSTITUTES Of The LAWS Of ENGLAND. Containing the Exposition of many ancient, and other Statutes; Whereof you may see the Particulars in a Table following

      Printed for A. Crooke et al. London:: Printed for A. Crooke, et al.. 1669.. Folio. 11-3/4" x 7-3/8". 3rd edition (Marvin, p. 208; Wing C-4950). [10], 745, [43] pp.. Modern full speckled calf binding executed in a period style with dark brown title label to spine.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+ (faint discoloration to bottom of ยน1 &. fading throughout the ajoining 'A' gathering).. The 2nd - 4th Institutes were all published posthumously, per order of the House of Commons. In this Second Part, "His Commentary upon Magna Charta, and particularly on the celebrated 29th Chapter, is deeply interesting to the lawyers of hte present age, as well from the value and dignity of the text, as the spirity of justice and of civil liberty which pervades and animates the work." [as quoted in Marvin]. . Head- tailpieces. Decorative inital capital letters.

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        Hydrologia Chymica: or, the Chymical Anatomy of the Scarbrough, and other Spaws in York-Shire. Wherin are interspersed, some animadversions upon Dr. Wittie's lately published treatise of the Scarbrough-spaw: also, a short description of the spaws at Malton and Knarsbrough: and a discourse concerning the original of hot springs and other fountains with the causes and cures of most of the stubbornest diseases (either chronical or acute) incident to the body of man: also, a vindication of chymical physick, where a probable way is propounded for the improvement of experimental philosophy, with a digression concerning an universal character, likewise a short account of the principles of all concretes, whether vegetable, animal or mineral: lastly, is subjoyned an appendix of the original of springs with the author's ternary of medicines and the epilogue to the whole, of the essence of the Scarbrough-spaw

      London: printed by W. G. for Richard Chiswel, 1669.. 8vo. [xviii], 374pp, 2 folding plates at rear, decorated capitals. Later half calf gilt, spine lettered direct, marbled sides and eps. Boards lightly rubbed; light soiling and spotting to prelims and last few leaves; occasional random light spotting. * The first book on the Yorkshire spas. ** Boyne 420.

      [Bookseller: John Turton]
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