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        Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman, Corker and Marshal . . . By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc.]. Wing S4540

      A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates, supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge. Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy. Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], London, 1679.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        The Tryal of Philip Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Before the Peers in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 4th of April 1678. Wing T2209. Folio

      A fine example of the peculiarities of English law, the Earl, indicted for murder, claiming his right to be tried by his peers in the House of Lords, is there convicted of manslaughter only, and so invokes his privilege of peerage and is discharged. Original ?self-wraps, re-sewn and repaired, ink squiggles, notations and markings on the title, else a good clean copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC. N.p., London, 1679.

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        A Short but Just Account of the Tryal of Benjamin Harris, upon an Information Brought against him For Printing and Vending a late Seditious Book called An Appeal from the Country To the City, For the Preservation of His Majesties Person [etc.]. Wing S3565

      The sole account of Harris' trial, "a strange combination of seditious libel and scandalum magnatum", influential upon the writings of Henry Care and John Hawles and on emerging libel doctrine, "reviv[ing] the claim to the jury's right to decide law". Modern buckram over boards, ex-library, some foxing and browning, but a usable copy; folio, eight pages. N.p., n.p., 1679.

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        Précis des Oeuvres mathématiques de Fermat et de l'Arithmétique de Diophante.Toulouse: Douladoure, 1853. First edition, offprint issue.

      A separately paginated offprint from the Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de Toulouse, Tom. III. Brassinne begins (pp. 11-46) with a summary of the contents of Fermat's Varia Opera published by his son Samuel in 1679. This is followed (pp. 47-131) with a summary of the six books of Diophantus' Arithmetica, together with the comments Fermat added in the margins of his copy of the 1621 edition of that work (one of which was Fermat's 'last theorem'). The remainder of the work reprints Fermat's correspondence with Mersenne, Pascal, Roberval and others. In view of the relative inaccessibility of the original works, for many 19th century mathematicians and historians this was the most accessible source for understanding Fermat's work before the publication of his Oeuvres (1891-1912).. 8vo: 220 x 140 mm. Contemporary plain wrappers (chipped at edges). 164 pp. and 2 folded engraved plates

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        De Salario seu Operariorum Mercede. Tractatus in Tres Partes Distinctus. In quo Quaestiones omnes tam ad Theoricam, quam ad Praxim pertinentes proponuntur, pertractantur, resoluuntur [etc.]. Kress S1493 (supplement). Folio

      The rare, best edition of Zacchias' exhaustive treatise, coupled here (and taking up about half the volume) with 150 decisions of the Roman Rota, complementing the questions and answers propounded by Zacchias; three copies in OCLC, one in COPAC. Later 3/4 vellum over decorated boards, definite browning and some foxing, yet a crisp usable copy. Ex Typographia Bartholomaei Lupardi Impressoris . . . Vaticani, Rome, 1679.

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        Les augustes representations de tous les roys de france depuis pharamond, jusqu'a' louys xiiii, dit le grand... a paris, chez la veuve p. bertrand, 1679.

      Un volume di cm. 27 con frontespizio interamente decorato e 164 tavole incise. Legatura ottocentesca in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli su tassello e fregi in oro ai comparti. Tagli colorati. Esemplare ben conservato. Interessante suite di ritratti prevalentemente legati alla storia di Francia. La suite iniziale (cui si riferisce il frontespizio) è composta dai 63 ritratti dei regnanti francesi, cui seguono 101 tavole incise dallo stesso L'armessin e raffiguranti altrettanti personaggi storici. Ex libris manoscritto coevo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Carte du Royaume de Danemarq, et de la partie Meridionale de la Gotie. Par P. Du-Val Geographe du Roy.

      A Paris, Chez l'Auteur. Avec Privilege de sa Majesté. 1679. Kobberstik. 41 x 54 cm. Konturkoloreret. Med stor titelkartouche i sort/hvid. Margin beskåret.. Pierre Du Val (1618-1683). Ud af den i fransk kartografi berømte Sanson familie

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        Quaresimale... al serenissimo cosimo iii granduca di toscana. in firenze, per iacobo sabatini, 1679.

      Cm. 34, pp. (20) 747 (21). Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa in rame (C. Bloemart sc., C. Ferrus del.), grande stemma gesuitico al frontespizio (ripetuto in una delle carte finali), testate, capolettera e finalini in xilografia. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta della non comune prima edizione di quest'opera che ebbe successo e fu presto tradotta nei principali idiomi. Cfr. Piantanida (4854): ""...tradotta quasi subito in francese, spagnolo, tedesco, inglese, greco e arabo, la più nota e la più importante del l'autore""; Gamba (903).

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        Atland eller Manheim dedan Japhetz afkomne, de förnämse keyserlige och kungelige slechter ut till hela werlden, henne att styra, utgångna äro, så och desse efterföliande folck utogade, nembeligen skyttar, borbarn, asar, jetter, giotar, phryger, trojaner, amaizor, traser, lyber, maurer, tussar, kaller, kiempar, kimrar, saxer, germen, swear, longobarder, wandaler, herular, gepar, tydskar, angler, paltar, danar, siökampar, och flera de som i werket wisas skola. [...]. Atlantica del I-II + Atlas.

      Uppsala, Henricus Curio, 1679-89. Del I: Graverad titelplansch + (8) + 891 s. + 1 helsides träsnitt. S. 676-677 överhoppad, s. 817-818 dubbla. Träsnitt i texten s. 711, 841-847 och 856. Del I är komplett. Del II: Graverad titelplansch + (24, inklusive emendanda) + 38 (testimonia) + 672 + 36 (index) s. + 40 graverade helsides träsnitt (4 helsides träsnitt saknas, s. 345-350) + träsnitt i texten. Atlas: Graverad titelplansch + 62 planschsidor med kartor, kopparstick, träsnittillustrationer och kronologiska tabeller. Atlasdelen är komplett. Moderna helskinnband med tre upphöjda bind och ryggtitel i guld. 30 X 20 cm. Atlasdelen i halvpergamentband med marmorerade pärmar. 44 X 30 cm. Första delen genomgående brunfärgad, andra delen med åldersfläckar. Atlasdelen är genomgående fuktfläckad.. Första delen är variant B med texten på titelsidan: "editio secunda multis in locis emendata & aucta accedunt judicia cl. variorum insignium" samt årtalet 1675 ändrat till 1679 (första delens verkliga utgivningsår). Kartan över Europa i atlasdelen (s. 2-3) är ett av sju exemplar signerad i plåten av P. J. Theolott. Kartan s. (11) är ett av tretton exemplar med signaturen Theolot. Bibliotheca Rudbeckiana, 704, 705 och 737

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