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2011-03-28 09:49:46
ESTIUS, GUILLELMUS (1542-1613)
Parisiis, Apud Fredericum Leonard, 1679, Cont.leather in 2 vols., 3 engr. titlepages in red and black, (6), 1272, (12) pp. Folio. Ex lib copy. Complete edition.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Rashi [Gorinchem, Netherlands]
2011-01-31 11:47:41
CICERON
A Paris, chez Simon Benard, 1679. Très fort volume d’un petit in/8 (à courtes marges) reliure plein velin du temps, dos à nerfs, 4 ff. de titre et justification, 1043 p., 2 ff. de table. Gribouillis à l’encre en base de la page 449 ; erreur de pagination comme souvent ; 2 pages restaurées : 1er et dernier feuillet. Livres [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Philippe Lucas Livres Anciens [Lyon, France]
2010-10-28 18:45:11
HOOKE, Robert, ed.]
[John Martyn], Moses Pitt, and Richard Chiswell, London, 1679. With 7 engraved plates (6 folding). Bound together in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked; some top margins trimmed closely with occasional loss of page number only. First edition of the missing Philosophical collections, printed in a very small edition, and now exceptionally rare. The death of the Royal Society's secretary, Henry Oldenburg, in 1677 interrupted the publication of the Philosophical transactions. These scientific papers, edited by Hooke, were issued to fill the void in the Royal Society publication from the last number of the Philosophical transactions in 1679 until it resumed again in 1682/3. Hooke, who was also Curator of Experiments, contributed a couple of important papers, including An optical discourse, which proposed treatment for near-sightedness, and A mechanical discourse. . . . Other landmark papers include: Leeuwenhoek's announcement of the "discovery of spermatozoa"; Lana's "flying chariot"; Borelli's De motu musculorum; Tyson's Anatomy of a porpess (sic); and astronomical observations by Hevelius, Flamsteed, and Cassini on the eclipse of Jupiter by the moon in 1679 and 1681. In addition, discoveries by Moxon, Malpighi, Thomas Burnett, Edmund Halley, Bernoulli, and Leibniz are included. The plates illustrate, inter alia, Bernier's flying machine, Borelli's underwater breathing apparatus, and a new lamp invented by Robert Boyle. William Brigg's A new theory of vision, a discussion of the optic nerves, is accompanied by a plate illustrating a dissected eye; this detailed physiological … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA [Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.]
2010-10-27 09:52:43
GUILLET, Georges de Saint-George and Jacob Spon
Chez Estienne Michallet, Paris, 1679. First edition. Small octavo. 288pp. Folding map. Rebound in lovely 19th Century(?) green morocco gilt with elaborately decorated dentelles. One ink letter on a preliminary leaf and ink correction in errata, else very near fine. Guillet's response to Spon's criticism of his brother-in-law's book on Greece. OCLC locates three copies, only one in the U.S., and none in France. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
2010-10-22 22:35:47
Baker, Richard
London: George Sawbridge, 1679. Seventh Impression. leather_bound. 750 pages, Index 38pp. Large 4to, 35 1/2 x 22 cm. Portrait, extra engraved title. This popular history first published 1643 with a catalogue of apologies for the improprieties or misinformation of past editions tells you this last edition is now a worthy and wise choice. Dibdin, calls Baker "versatile, but as I take it, of shallow parts; and yet, such was the popularity of his flimsy performance, that not fewer than eight editions of it went through the press after his death... LIBRARY COMPANION," pp. 192-194. WING B508. Foxing, browning and minor soiling to text, a few corners curled. Sympathetic and simple full modern brown morocco binding with raised bands in fine condition.
Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Ardsley, NY, U.S.A.]
2010-10-19 14:19:07
Adrichem, Christiaan van.
En La Imprenta Imperial, 1679. Later edition of this translation into Spanish of Adrichem's history of Biblical events to the year 109 A.D. An additional "Chronicon Breve" at the end of the volume gives a chronology from Adam and Eve to the year 1585. The title is within a typographic border; text is printed in double-column format, in roman type.
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2010-10-05 14:37:16
DROIT - BOURGOGNE, HUISSIERS & NOTAIRES
Dijon, Jean Grangier, 1679. In-12, plein vélin ivoire de l'époque, (8), 288 p., qqs traces d'auréoles claires. Edition originale et unique. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL [PARIS, France]
2010-10-05 01:19:55
Noldius Christianus
Hafniæ : Sumptibus Authoris, 1679. Book measures 8 3/4 x 7 inches. Collation, engraved frontis and title page,printed title, 1010pp. Text in Latin & Hebrew. Bound in full period vellum, title in manuscript. Vellum dust stained, some minor wear abrasions.Binding in good firm condition. Internally, some light spotting or browning throughout. Pages in good clean condition. A good solid copy, in a very nice contemporary full vellum binding. Size: Thick Quarto [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: George Jeffery Books [HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom]
2010-10-02 11:14:14
Bayly, Thomas
London: Printed by J. G. and are to be Sold by Peter Parker, 1679. Second issue with the cancel title page. The 1650 edition issued as "Herbaparietis" [6], 130 pp. LACKING ADDITIONAL ENGRAVED TITLE-PAGE. 1 vols. Folio. Wing B1516. Full calf, morocco spine label, retaining contemporary covers. Some light offsetting and browning, small hole in title, else interior is very good. From the collection of W. S. Appleton with bookplate.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2010-04-30 09:25:05
MANILIUS, MARCUS; FAYUS, MICHAEL
Paris: Fredericum Leonard, 1679. Paris: Fredericum Leonard. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and marked. Some pages darkened. 1679. Reprint. Cream hardback vellum cover. 250mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). [xxiv], 448pp, [lxviii]. B/w frontis engraving and 44 diagram figures within. .
Bookseller: Barter Books [United Kingdom]
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2010-04-27 20:40:26
Rohr, Philipp. (Montague Summers, his copy)
Lipsiae: Typis Michaelis Vogtii, 1679. first edition; leaves slightly shorter than 20 cm., [24] unnumbered pages beginning with title, A1; later paper covered boards darkened and rubbed at leather spine and tips, general age toning but entirely readable and not at all fragile, C3 has five block letters penciled in margins, overall a very good copy for this very infrequently seen item; Montague Summers' copy with his book plate by Eric Gill, "Alphoinvs Montagve Svmmers Liber svvs ..." with a wood engraving featuring Saint Jerome and lion; usually translated as ?On the Chewing Dead? Rohr's work explores the strange and terrible legends of the dead reanimated through demonic possession devouring their own shrouds and moving on to gnaw on nearby corpses in a sort of unholy manduction, this of course has a relevance to the vampire mythos that certainly would have been appreciated b. Photos available upon request.
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2010-04-18 01:05:19
SANSON, Nicolas, père & fils
Frankfurt: Johann David Zunner,, 1679. bestehend in den vier bekannten Theilen der Welt als, Europa, Asia, Africa und America sampt schönen neuen und accuraten Land-Karten nebenst einer Geographischen und Historischen Beschreibung... 4 parts bound in one, quarto (240 × 186 mm). Contemporary vellum, title inked to spine. Engraved allegorical frontispiece/title page with female figures with the attributes of the four continents, and 63 maps, 59 of them double-page, 5 folding. . Worm trails to both sets of endpapers, marginal worming to last three maps, vellum lightly rubbed and marked, else an excellent copy. First German edition of Sanson's handsome atlas portatif, translated from the French continental volumes published in 1648, 1652, 1655, and 1657. The collation resembles closely the 1683 edition with 62 engraved maps, here with 15 maps of the Americas, 13 of Europe, 17 of Asia, and 18 of Africa. Nicolas Sanson père (1600-1667) began as a military engineer, but was encouraged by his publisher Melchior Tavernier to become a cartographer. Originally he worked in his native town of Abbeville (he is sometimes referred to as Sanson d'Abbeville), later moving to Paris. Considered by many as the founder of the French school of cartography, his maps, although "not nearly as ornamental as the maps of the Dutch school", their embellishment being "confined to a title cartouche for each map… they are very clear and neat, pleasing to the eye and of handy format" (Tooley). Sanson founded a dynasty consisting of his sons Nicolas le fils and Guillaume, and two grandsons Adri … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-04-16 18:42:42
Montagu, Ralph
London: Jonathan Edwin at the Three Roses in Ludgate-Street, 1679. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. This is a laying-in of two letters to the Lord Treasurer by Montagu in hardcover. From the balance of the title page, "One of the 11th, the other of the 18th of Jan 1678." Collation is quarto, though size, of course, is smaller. The fifteen pages of text are laid with multiple beautiful parchment beige endsheets into boards. The boards are three-quarter bound in navy leather with gilt embellishments (spine and diagonal tips) with marbled paper for the balance and the first and final endsheets and pastedowns. The item seems to be correct for wing number M2468. This information, plus Montagu's name and the book's institutional placements, are pencilled on the second, replaced endsheet. The text of the items themselves are wonderfully legible and minimally foxed and stained. I feel reasonably confident that the original text's edges are natural and not cropped due to their aged appearance. The title page has the only notable issues of the piece, those being a "9" penned at the title's top and a marked discoloration at its edges. I find the text surprisingly supple and bright. It is perhaps worth noting, that while the text is wholly legible, it has a rustic character appropriate to it's age and make. ie some bleed thru and roughness. All fully readable. Our restorer indicates all glues used are reversible. Spine label says Danby, referring to the Lord Treas. The Earl of Danby. Oddly, the first of the final, replaced endsheets, has a smudg … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Brass DolphinBooks [United States]
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2010-04-12 18:59:41
Oates, Titus
London: Parkhurst & Cockerill, 1679 Book. Fair-. Full-Leather. Presume 1st, UK. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. An extremely difficult book to describe, we hope to reconcile any deficiency of information on our part with a thorough description. Copious notes came to us with this book. First listed note references Wing 0-59, bound with four others in the binding of William Douglas , First Duke of Queensberry, circa 1639 - 1695. Possible Britwell Court marking, unable to locate a sale. Balance of title of O-59 as follows, "Against the Life of His Sacred Majesty, the Government, and the Protestant Religion: With a List of such Noblemen, Gentleman, and Others, as were the Conspirators: and the Head-Officers both Civil and Military that were to Effect it." The four other titles which are bound together in this volume include number S4127 "The Narrative of Mr. John Smith;"- number (J)5561(sic) "The Narrative of Robert Jenison;"- number P3177 "A True Narrative and Discovery" by Prance- B1677 "A Narrative and impartial Discovery of the Horrid Plot" by Bedloe. The book measures 12 3/8" by 8." Collated largely in folio. Boards are a polished, spotted leather. Gilt stamped centers, blind stamped edging. Spine has six ribs, no label. The spine's top (esp.) and bottom have chips out to a depth of a strong 1/8 of an inch. Front hinge exterior has cracking through full length, not loose due to cordage. Rear hinge much less so, cracked a bit but not through. All boards and surfaces have scuff, scar, tip bumping. Back board has one notable abrasion about the size of a grown man's index … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-04-05 13:58:42
John Lightfoot (1602-75)
Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. Poor Man's Books for the rare and obscure Description Title: HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IN ACTA APOSTOLORUM, PARTEM ALIQUAM EPISTOLAE AD ROMANOS, ET PRIOREM AD CORINTHIOS. CUM INDICIBUS LOCORUM SCRIPTURAE, RERUMQUE AC VERBORUM NECESSARIIS EDITAT JUXTA EXEMPLAR E MUSEO JO. BENEDECTI CARPZOVI [BOUND WITH] HORAE HE Author: John Lightfoot (1602-75) Publisher: Apud Viduam Johannis A Someren Format: Hardcover Date: 1679 Price: 699.95 Item#: 29991 Seller Image: https://members.dandy.net/~mrbooks/29991.jpg Edition: Condition: Very Good Other Notes: tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 4, [28], 124; 135 pages; Horae Hebraicae Et Talmudicae In Acta Apostolorum, Partem Aliquam Epistolae Ad Romanos, et Priorem Ad Corinthios. Cum Indicibus Locorum Scripturae, Rerumque Ac Verborum Necessariis Editat Juxta Exemplar e Museo Jo. Benedecti Carpzovi . [Bound with HORAE HEBRAICAE ET TALMUDICAE IMPENSAE IN EPISTOLAM PRIMAM S. PAULI AD CORINTHOS, 1677, ]. Two title pages. Bound in vellum with handwritten black lettering to spine, an early edition of this excellent work on the talmudic influences on the New Testament. John Lightfoot (March 29, 1602 � December 6, 1675) was an English churchman, rabbinical scholar, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and Master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. The first part of this work deals with the gospels, the second with the stories of the apostles and the letters to the Romans and Corinthians. This work is edited b … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks) [Vineland, NJ, U.S.A.]
2010-03-01 15:44:05
Kornmann,Henry
Nuremberg (Norimbergae): Johann Zieger, 1679. Hardcover. Good+. Duodecimo black roan gilt and blindstamped with 5 raised bands blind-tooled and compartments gilt (one hinge splitting but holding/tips worn & scuffed) All Edges Gilt. Fine armorial bookplate on pastedown of Robert Marquess of Crewe. Titlepage +[22]pp prliminaries +284pp (? lacking 2 blanks after Finis). *First published in 1610 under the title Sibylla Trygandriana seu De Virginitate. Because this work deals with sexual, medical and occult matters it was an immediate success. Several editions were published with false imprints but this is not one of the pirated editions. A treatise on women & virgins as regarded by law and their status based on classical & theological writings, superstitious beliefs & occult practices. In 140 chapters each starting with a question which is then answered.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2010-02-17 03:12:10
[Barlow], T[homas], Ld Bishop of Lincoln
London: Printed by T. Newcomb, 1679. Exotic. Near Fine. 8 x 9 1/2 inches; 4 unnumbered + 108 numbered pages. Pages generally bright and clean, with light soiling at margins. Bound by John Field (with binder's ticket) in modern full African Springbock with hair and new endpapers. Provenance: Library of Henry and Virginia Walton. ESTCR228432. Harry and Virginia Walton were lifelong residents of Covington, Virginia, a small town in the Allegheny Mountains. Harry was a graduate of Lynchburg College, and Virginia was a graduate of the Lynchburg General School of Nursing. Although largely unknown to the general public, the Waltons' reputation as collectors was widely respected in bibliophile and academic circles, and items from their collection were exhibited at numerous colleges, universities and art centers. After their deaths, the original Walton collection was the subject of a series of very successful auctions in New York and London. John Field was an expert leather bookbinder associated with W.J. Barrow Restoration Shop (Richmond, VA).
Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books [U.S.A.]
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2010-02-02 17:56:17
OBSEQUENS, Julius || SCHEFFERUS, Johannes (utg.) Iulii Obsequentis De prodigiis liber: Cum annotationibus Ioannis Schefferi Argentoratensis.
Lychosthenis supplementum Obsequentis. Amsterdam, Henrici & Theodori Boom, 1679. 8:o. Grav. extra titelblad,+ (14),+ 156,+ (32) s. Enstaka småfläckar. Något senare hfrbd med blindpräglad rygg och beige titeletikett, gröna marmorerade snitt. Med P. Arenanders namnteckning, daterad Uppsala 1815, liksom J. Östberg, 1828. Ur L. F. Rääfs bibliotek på Forsnäs, med dess exlibris. Collijn sp. 651. Fant 47. Titelvariant med den riktiga tryckorten utsatt och inte den falska tryckorten "Holmia", samt med det, enligt Collijn ovanligare, "censurerade" graverade extratitelbladet (enligt Collijn 4 exemplar mot 10 ocensurerade). Den romerske författaren Julius Obsequens avhandling om järtecken i form av missfoster, monster, kometer m.m. Det graverade titelbladet visar i den censurerade varianten en hermafrodit med en lämpligt placerad lövruska, den ocensurerade utan lövruska. Scheffereus bygger sin utgåva på Rhenanus från 1516
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet
2010-01-29 07:52:24
VIRGILIO MARON, Publio.
B., Antonio Ferer y Baltasar Ferrer, 1679, 21 x 15?5 cm., perg. con un desgarro en el lomo y parcialmente desprendido, 4 h. ? 548 págs. ? 2 h. LATÍN
Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos [Malaga, Spain]
2009-11-15 16:39:36
Wepfer,Joh. Jacob (1620-1695)
Basel: Konig printed Genathius 1st edition, 1679). Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplate map & city view of Donau + 4 full page woodcuts of plants Quarto contemporary panelled calf (rebacked & blind-tooled with black spine label/tips worn) 336pp +(vi)index The Ae of Aquaticae & Noxae are very faintly printed on the Titlepage and there is slight paper thinning to the paper in 4 small (1cm diameter) round areas and part of 2 letters have been strengthened with ink. Wepfer was the first to analyze the pharmacological effect of hemlock and its poison. In this treatise 1679 the author also reports the discovery of the duodenal glands.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2009-11-09 22:30:55
Nicolas Sanson
France: Par N. Sanson d'Abbeville Geographe ordre du Roy. Louvre Galleries, 1679. Sanson, Nicolas. Paris 1679. [ Arctic and Antarctic ]. Les Deux Poles . Arctique ou Septentrional, et Antarcticque ou Meridional, ou Description des Terres Arcticques et Antarctiques; et des Pays circomvoisins jusques aux 45 Degres de Latitude. Par N. Sanson d'Abbeville Geographe ordre du Roy. Louvre Galleries, engraved by Pruthenus. Size approx 540mm x 410 mm. A double hemisphere map showing the North and South poles. The North pole is linked to Greenland and Spitzbergen but there is little other detailed coastline in the Arctic area. The most southerly part of South America is shown, together who the large land mass [Terra Incognita] which encompasses the bulk of the hemisphere. Central fold, with a slight barely visible paper defect in the lower left corner, not affecting any printed area. Very good condition.
Bookseller: Roz Hulse [Trefriw, United Kingdom]
2009-10-29 02:06:36
Hobbes, Thomas
London: Not Stated, 1679. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. The text of this rebound copy is quite rough in all respects, though striking me as legible with minimal chipping. Author is given as "T. H." A lengthy summary of the texts condition will follow. It seems likely that the first section (title page thru @ page 47) of text experienced color bleed brown staining at margin edges in it's original binding. The title page is much affected, those following less so. I will be photographing the title page for the books listing. Mercifully the darkening is confined to the margins in the main. The original collector had made small light penciled notes on the title page as was his habit. Surely they can erase but I will not be doing so, as this should, I think, be done by an Archivist. Additionally the collector noted the Wing and M & H catalog numbers on the first, replaced endsheet. Some corrected (and uncorrected) dog earing is noted, not a great deal. The edges of the text are rather rounded at the bottom.The end sheets and pastedowns were replaced with beige toned stock. Not a perfect match for the original foxed and age darkened matter, but well chosen. The last printed sheet has a small, ancient penned note at it's bottom, a darkened spot, and tiny chips out of it's margin. I have not had the chance to get an archivists opinion as to whether the text edges were cropped for the restoration process, but I suspect not. The edges are quite dark, the header titling seems to vary in location from 1/4" down to 1/2" down from page top. Fore edge may … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Brass DolphinBooks [United States]
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2009-10-11 15:29:05
(Bothwell Bridge, Battle of)
n.p. [London?]: s.n, "Printed in the Year 1679" 4pp. 1 vols. Folio (32 cm). The Defeat and Pursuit of the Scottish Covenanters. The context here is the late-breaking news of the crushing defeat of he Scottish Covenanters at the Battle of Borthwell Bridge, on June 22, 1679, by government troops under the Duke of Monmouth, only 5 days prior the the publication of these relaed events. Several hundred Covenanters were killed, 1,200 were taken prisoner and marched off to Edinburgh, but several -- like William Kelso -- fled to Ireland. His capture and examination is recounted here; a report several boats of rebels sailing to Ireland; and a call for their apprehension by Ormond Viceroy of Ireland, on June 30 After the battle, the surviving Covenanters were ruthlessly pursued and killed, and many banished to America. Wing N972. Unbound, partly separated at fold.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2009-09-04 15:03:36
Oliva,Joannis Pauli (Giovanni Paolo Oliva, 1600-1681)
Lugduni (Lyons): Ffr. Anissoniorum et Joannis Posuel, 1679. Hardcover. Very Good-. Copperplate frontis after Gian Lorenzo Bernini (engraved by Franciscus Spiere + large copperplate device on titlepage [145x104mm] + copperplate of a King Cyrus being presented with a document with camel train in background + 2 more one emblematic plate wi Folio blindstamped pigskin over bevelled wooden boards on five raised bands (lacks clasps/darkened mainly to lower cover & spine/rubbed/spine splitting & lacking 1" of leather at headbut tight and sound) All edges green. Frontis + Titlepage printed in red and black +[14p=preface] + [8p=contents], +446pp, [76p=index], + half title +[8p=Preface & Argument] +216p +[48p=index] +errata leaf. Two ownership labels, a Jesuit Scriptorium & The Writer's Library, London. The top third of the first To Reader page has been cut out -text of first page starts just below this but verso is lacking top third of text. A few dusty fingerings to the first leaves and a leather label laid in has left some square browning marks to endpapers and frontis, else an exceptionally clean, wide margined handsomely bound copy COMPLETE in this volume.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2009-07-05 16:50:56
Lamy, [Bernard].
Paris, André Pralard, 1679. . Erste Ausgabe. - BBKL 15, Sp. (845-) 848. - Geheftet auf 4 Bünden, ohne den (ursprüngl.) Einband; Titelblatt knapp beschnitten. - Bernard Lamy (1640-1715), "ein Frantzösischer Presbyter Oratorii, sss studirte zu Saumur, Vendome u. Juli, legte sich auf fleißige Lesung heiliger Schrifft, lehrte die Philosophie zu Saumur u. Angers, u. nachgehends die Theologie zu Grenoble" (Jöcher, Comp. Gelehrten-Lex. I, Sp. 1494 f.). 1675 erhielt er Lehrverbot zu Angers, weil er die Lehren von Descartes proklamierte. Neben dem "Traitez..." verfaßte er zahlr. theologische u. philosophische, aber auch mathematische u. literaturwissenschaftliche Schriften (siehe BBKL, a.a.O.)
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel
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2009-06-30 10:32:33
[None]
Paris: L'Imprimiere Royale, 1679 Later binding, leather spine and brown boards, profusely illustrated, about 18 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches.. Hard Cover. Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.
Bookseller: Duttenhofer's Books
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2009-06-27 10:38:00
VISSCHER, Nicolaes (1649-1702)
[Amsterdam: Jansson, circa 1679]. Copper-engraved map with original colouring. In good condition, with some expert repairs to center fold and adjacent splits. 19 3/4 x 23 inches. A beautifully coloured double- hemisphere map from the Golden Age of Dutch cartography This richly coloured and ornamented world map appeared at the zenith of Dutch mapmaking when aesthetics and geographical science played equal parts in cartography. The rich marginal surround of seasonal and astrological figures so handsomely and cleverly constructed here was intended to be both beautiful and meaningful, placing the world in a larger, cosmological context, the way we would now in maps of the solar system. The zodiacal circuit, fancifully depicted and actually not strictly in sequence, represents the succession of months and years, as well as the supernatural element in the course of events. Geographically, this is the world as known to the most active seafarers of the 17th century, and represents the stunning national achievement. It is a monument to both Renaissance open-mindedness and to the emerging Dutch nation. The image of Australia and the Pacific, for instance, is based on knowledge gained during Abel Tasman's mid-17th century voyage. The world map invariably appeared at the beginning of an atlas and served to indicate the importance of the undertaking and the high aesthetic standard to which it was conducted. It was also a statement of pride in civilized accomplishment. The world, so it seemed, belonged to those who understood what it was and what it looked like. One looked to the map … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2009-06-09 05:04:36
Kunckel von Löwenstern, Johann
Frankfurt, 1679. 21 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Gestochenes Titelblatt, (16), 348 (irrig 350, 153-154 in der Zählung übersprungen); (8), 141, (35) Seiten und 20 Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband um 1750, neu eingehängt - Ferguson I, 485 Anmerkung - Ferchl 288 - Poggendorff I, 1331 - VD17 23:645729Z (vgl.) - Erstausgabe, Druckvermerk von Teil 1 abweichend von VD17 "In Verlegung des Autoris" während VD17 "Auff Kosten des Autoris" zitiert und abbildet. Ob zu dieser im Sebstverlag erschienen Ausgabe ebenfalls das bei VD17 erwähnte Porträt gehört, konnte nicht geklärt werden. "... ein Werk, das das gesamte Wissen der Glasmacherkunst seit der Antike zusammenfaßt und die Technik des Glasmachens bis weit in das 19. Jahrhundert hinein beeinflußt ... Kunckel fügt es aus 3 Teilen zusammen und kommentiert die 7 Bücher des ihm vertrauten Standardwerkes der Glasmacherei von A. Neri "L'arte vetraria distinta in libri VIII" (1612), ebenso Chr. Merretts englische Übersetzung von Neris Werk "The Art of Glass ..." und beschließt es mit Darstellung seines eigenen beträchtlichen Wissen und Könnens" (NDB XIII, 287f). Stellenweise leicht gebräunt, Teil 1 ab S. 217 und bis S. 80 in Teil 2 ist die Ecke innen unten im Einband kaum sichtbar bis zu 3 x 10 mm am weissen Rand durch Bücherwurm o. ä. angenagt, sonst schön. -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-03-20 15:14:55
Haffner, Anselm, OSB.
1679. (16) SS. Schlichte Broschur des 18. Jhs. 4to. Neulateinisches Festgedicht des Benediktiners Anselm Haffner aus Ziemetshausen in Schwaben auf die am 25. Oktober 1678 in Wiener Neustadt gefeierte Hochzeit von Erzherzogin Maria Anna Josepha (1654-89), Tochter von Kaiser Ferdinand III., mit dem etwas jüngeren Pfalzgrafen Johann Wilhelm (1658-1716; ab 1690 Kurfürst). Aus der Ehe sollten zwei Söhne hervorgehen, die beide am Tag der Geburt starben (1683 und 1686). - Am Titel verso Chronogramm aufs Jahr 1678. Teils stärker braunfleckig (vor allem am Titel: hier größerer Braunfleck, wohl von altem Etikett, und kl. hinterlegten Randläsuren bzw. Wurmspuren). Selten; nur an der UB Wien nachgewiesen. Mayer 2104. Nicht im VD 17.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2009-03-15 12:10:16
MANILIUS, M.
Paris, 1679. 4to. Cont.hvellum. Engr.frontisp. (26),448,(66),88 pp. and 43 fine engravings in the text. Tear in one leaf rep., no loss. - Houzeau & Lancaster 1037. A good large copy with a few pencilnotes.
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2009-03-14 21:11:28
RIVERIUS, Lazarus
Lugduni (Lyons): Huguetan, 1679. hardcover. very good. 7 leaves, 604pp., 18 page index. Full page copper engraving of the author by Gerard Audran and large engraved printers device on title. Rubricated title. Folio, full original calf, gilt back, rubbed, spine split. Lugduni: Huguetan, 1679. Scarce. Very good. Riviere (1589-1653) was physician to the King of France and professor of medicine at Montpellier. "He was one of the earliest and most prominent advocates of the doctrines of Harvey in France." De Lint. For the author's importance for dermatology, otology, and psychiatry compare Neuburger-Pagel III, pp. 409, 471, 608, for dentistry see Sudhoff, Geschichte der Zahnheilkunde p. 169. GM 2727.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-14 07:18:56
Salmon, William
Printed by the Dawks, at the Bew-Anchor at the West End of St. Pauls, 1679. HORAE MATHEMATICAE SEU URANIA / THE SOUL OF ASTROLOGY CONTAINING THAT ART IN ALL ITS PART IN FOUR BOOKS........, London, Printed by the Dawks, at the Blew-Anchor at the West End of St. Pauls, 1679, first edition, 525 pages which include tables and illustrations, missing the prelims and beginning with the portrait frontis of the author which has been reset without its borders on a new leaf with the 2 pages of adverts at the end and pages 224, 272, 447, 510 & 511 incorrectly numbered as called for in the first printing. Title page remounted on a stub, new end-papers and blank pre-lims and post-lims, else a vg copy with little foxing or page discolorization bound in what appears to be a 20th century burgundy cloth binding with a double ruled gold-gilt leather label stating authors last name and part of title, SOUL OF ASTROLOGY, and with the date stamped in gold-gilt at the base of the spine. A rare book by an author who was a practicing physician as well.
Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY / A.B.A.A / 1979 [ROCHESTER, MI, U.S.A.]
2009-03-13 05:19:46
BOCCACCIO.
Amsterdam., 1679,. Second Amsterdam edition (the first appeared in 1665).. old full sheep.. Armorial bookplates on pastedowns; bindings rubbed, but tight and sound.. 16mo,.
Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA [Rochester, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-11 07:17:35
OLDHAM, John.]
[London] 1679 - Large folio. pp. 4. Drop-head title. Creases where once folded. Strengthened horizontally with a thin strip of cloth tape on the verso of the second leaf, not affecting the text. The leaf has not been torn. Rebound in twentieth century roan backed boards. Provenance John Brett-Smith. First edition and only separate edition. CBEL 2. p. 480 "pirated". Brooks Bibliography of Oldham 2. Wing O235. L, O, C, LLP, MR; CLC, CN, MH, TU. John Oldham (1653-1683) born near Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Educated at Tetbury Grammar School and St. Edmund Hall Oxford. In 1675 or thereabouts he began life in the humble position of usher at Archbishop Whitgift's School, Croydon where he remained for three years. In one of his satires he gave vent to his hatred of the position he occupied at this "Grammar-Bridewell". During Oldham's residence at Croydon he is said to have received a visit from Rochester, Dorset, Sir Charles Sedley, and some other fine gentlemen and wits. A later poem the Satire against virtue was reprinted in 1680 in an edition of Rochester's poems. His "Satires upon the Jesuits" of which Garnet's ghost is the first are among his best known works. Oldham claimed for himself "a Genius, and Poetic Rage/ Great as the vices of this guilty Age" but the unrestrained violence and obscenity of some of his diatribes did not suit Pope (a Catholic) who spoke of Oldham as "a very indelicate writer; he has strong rage, but is too much like Billingsgate." Despite this Oldham has his place in the history of English poetry as one of Pope's predecessors in the imitative or adaptive … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: C R Johnson Rare Book Collections (PBFA)
2009-03-04 21:12:51
PROCEEDINGS.)
[London: ], 1679. Folio. 4pp. Disbound fine copy. Wing P3562A. L, O, OC, LNC; CLC, INU, IU, MH, WF, Y. ESTC adds CSmH. In addition to the tryal of the gang of coiners, watch-makers by trade, operating from a house in Bun-Hill-fields who got caught as a result of sending out a boy with one of their new-minted pieces to buy nutmegs, there are details of the trials of a woman convicted of murdering a bastard child; a woman watch-stealer; several children, male and female for stealing; a young man for setting fire to New-Prison. One Frenchman, indicted for housebreaking, refused to plead and was "put to the Press, the weight whereof in a little time, made him willing to submit to his Tryal, being scarce able to stand when he came out". [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: C R Johnson Rare Book Collections (PBFA) [Cheshire, United Kingdom]
2009-02-09 09:11:39
MOLIERE
- S.n. [Claude Barbin], à Paris 1679, Pet. in-12 (8x13,2cm), 96pp., relié. - L'édition originale date de 1662, avec la date de 1663 sur la page de titre. Elle fut une nouvelle fois éditée en 1674 puis en 1679. Page de titre à la sphère. Edition elzévirienne. Rare. Reliure en plein maroquin bordeaux début XXe Janséniste. Date en queue. dentelle intérieure. Pages de gardes XVIIIe conservées. Une légère mouillure aux deux derniers feuillets.Très bel exemplaire. L'étourdi est considéré comme une des premières véritables pièces de Molière, dans laquelle il crée pour la première fois le personnage de Mascarille. Il la jouera en premier lieu à Lyon en 1653, puis à Paris en 1658, et ne prendra un privilège pour la faire imprimée qu'en 1660. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] The First edition date of 1662, with the date 1663 on the title page. It was again published in 1674 and then in 1679 Title page to the sphere. Elzévirienne Edition. Rare. Burgundy full morocco early twentieth Jansenist. Date tail. interior lace. Pages eighteenth guards kept. A slight wetness in the last two nice copy feuillets.Très. The dizzy is considered one of the first real pieces of Molière, in which he created for the first time the character of MASC. He goes first place in Lyon in 1653 and Paris in 1658, and only takes a privilege to be printed only in 1660. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! 96pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [Paris, France]
2009-02-02 06:15:49
TERTULLIANUS ( TERTULLIEN )
Parisiis , Courterot , 1679 , 6 vols in 4° plein veau , 609 - 672 - 656 -664 - 730 - 672 pp Tome 1 en mauvais état : Forte mouillure sur les premières pages avec manque de papier sur la page de garde , manque de cuir sur un tiers du dos. Autres volumes ; Bon état général , quelques mors faibles sans plus. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Nord Sud [kervignac, France]
2008-12-23 10:34:04
Noldius Christianus
Hafniæ : Sumptibus Authoris,, 1679. Collation, engraved frontis and title page,printed title, 1010pp. Bound in full contemporary vellum, vellum dust stained, some minor wear abrasions, but binding in very good solid condition. Internally, some spotting or browning throughout, pages in good condition throughout. A good copy, in a very nice contemporary full vellum binding. Book measures 18x23cms.A71. Thick Quarto.
Bookseller: George Jeffery Books
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2008-12-04 15:46:48
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. ; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691 ; Le Clerc, Sébastien,; 1637-1714 ; Chauveau, François ; 1613-1676 ; Hagen, Christian, 17th cent.; Le Brun, Charles,; 1619-1690
Amsterdam : Chez Abraham Wolfgang, MDCLXXIX (1679)., 1679. Book. Good. Hardcover. 7 pp., leaf, 462, [6] pp. : illustrated ; 16 cm. ; Signatures: *3,*4, A2-V4 ; Contains the 226 finely executed engravings by Le Clerc and Chauveau copied from the Paris edition of 1676./ Printer's device on title page. ; OCLC: 14105813 ; LC: PA6523. M2 ; "Lettre de M. Le Brun a M. de Benserade" as preface ; contemporary banded leather, with gold lettering and tooling, much worn ; an ink stain on front ep ; presentation label from previous owner on front ep ; anagrams in ink on title page ; page 21/22 contains a tear through the whole of the middle section ; some tears in other pages, but all plates appear to be present ; first signature loose ; only 8 copies held in libraries worldwide ; scarce ; G.
Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books
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2008-12-01 06:22:38
Murphy, Henry C., ed.
1679. Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society All are 1sts thus, royal 8vo editions. Vol. 1: Jaspar Dankers & Peter Sluyter, 'Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American Colonies in 1679-80', 1867. 440 pp. incl. index + 12 plates, some folding; 7-12 are chromolithographs, and there is an extra #10 bound in after #12. Gilt-stamped pebbled green cloth, teg. Vg-; slt. shakem, and there is a sm. tear at bottom of spine. Contents vg+. Vol. 2: Thomas W. Field, 'The Battle of Long Island', 1869. 549 pp. incl. index + 2 folding battle maps and 5 b&w plates. Smooth green cloth, gilt-stamped, vg+; slt. wear at spine ends. Vol. 3: Henry P. Johnston, 'The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn', 1878. In two parts, same book, 300 + 209 pp. incl. index + errata slip bound in at p. 299 + 6 maps & 4 portraits (steel engravings). 2 of the maps are very large folding maps; the thin paper is very brittle, and one map has tears in some of the folds. Smooth green cloth, gilt-stamped; vg+. Vol. 4: Moncure Daniel Conway (ed.), 'George Washington and Mount Vernon', 1889. 352 pp. incl. index. In pebbled cloth of a darker green than the other vols., gilt-stamped, teg, vg- (tears to spine ends, chip to cloth on head. An attractive set; all gilt still bright. Please be aware that shipping this item will require extra charges above our standard rate.. First Thus. Hard Cover.
Bookseller: PAGE ONE TOO [Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.]
2008-11-29 16:15:48
LE BRUN, Charles (1619-1690), Jacques BAILLY (1629-1679), Sébastien LE CLERC (1637-1714) - André FÉLIBIEN, Sieur des Avaux et de Jevercy (1619-1695)
Paris: Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1679. Folio. (19 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches). Title with engraved vignette. Additional engraved title, 2 engraved section titles, 8 double-page plates from the designs of le Brun, by Sebastien le Clerc and others, 32 emblematic half-page illustrations after Jacques Bailly, 3 engraved head- or tailpieces, 2 engraved initials, extra- illustrated with 4 additional plates by le Clerc after le Brun, lacking the single leaf `Avertissement' (Some light old dampstaining, leaf Pp with ink marking in outer blank margin). Contemporary French red morocco gilt, the covers paneled with triple fillets around large centrally-placed French royal arms of Louis XIV , crowned double-L cypher at inner corners of panel, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, the others with repeat decoration of smaller crowned double-L cypher with small fleur-de-lys tool, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy of the second edition of this work, celebrating the virtues of King Louis XIV, in a royal presentation binding, featuring the work of one of the greatest engravers of the time: Sebastien le Clerc. The work, first published in Paris in 1670, describes in detail the two series of tapestries commissioned by the King on the twin themes of the four elements and the four seasons, the central panels were painted by Le Brun, with emblematic roundels in the borders at each corner after the miniatures of Jacques Bailly (1625-1679). These roundels are visible on each of the plates but are also enlarged and embellished and printed as half-page illustrat … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2008-11-21 15:30:12
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus]. - Mattei, Loreto.
Rieti, Giovanni Ottavio Pitoni, 1679. (12), 361, (1) SS. Etwas späterer Pappband mit Buntpapierbezug. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe, selten. - Loreto Mattei (1621-1705) aus Rieti gilt als einer der wichtigsten Dichter der sabinischen Landschaft und ein früher Advokat der italienischen (toskanischen) Sprache im Gegensatz zur fortgesetzten Pflege der toten Sprache Latein. Seine volkssprachliche Horaz-Übertragung hatte der Komponist Ottavio Pitoni (1657-1743) angeregt und finanziert. Durchgehend im zweisprachigen Paralleldruck. - Etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig (Titel stärker); Titel mit zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk sowie späterem Namensstempel (dieser am Vorsatz wdh.). Schweiger II.1, 444. Vgl. Libreria Vinciana 2533 (nur die 2. A.). Graesse III, 364 (ebenfalls nur spätere Ausg. dieser Übertragung). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2008-11-16 11:36:05
FOLARD/NICCOLINI
Laurens Lemolt, Avignon 1679, in64 (25,3x18cm), 59pp., reli�. Avignon: Laurens Lemolt, Avignon 1679, in64 (25,3x18cm), 59pp., relié., 1679. in64 (25,3x18cm). - Laurens Lemolt, Avignon 1679, in64 (25,3x18cm), 59pp., relié. - First Edition. Rare. Assenti i cataloghi francesi. Pieno di pelle di pecora marmorizzato tempo, indietro lavorata sollevato (un fiore all'occhiello in una doppia cornice). Binding sfregato, molti graffi sulla cover, con una lacrima in mancanza dei rotatori. Protezione della coda logoro. Tavola sulla necessità di creazione di Avignone e l'istituzione di un tribunale commerciale per regolare i vari scambi e gestire il business. Composto da tre parti, una parte introduttiva dell'avvocato Jerome Folard (che rappresenta la comunità di mercanti), che ritrae le manifatture della città e della regione, l'importanza degli scambi di Avignone e l'obbligo e Il vantaggio della creazione di un tale tribunale dove i commercianti saranno giudicati da mercanti. La seconda parte consiste nella bolla di erezione della Corte stessa, e la terza definisce gli articoli di Francois Nicolini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français. Reliure en pleine basane marbrée d'époque, dos à nerfs orné (un fleuron dans un double encadrement). Reliure frottée, nombreuses épidermures sur les plats, un accroc avec manque en coiffe. Coiffe de queue élimée. Plaquette concernant la nécessité en Avignon de la création et l'établissement d'un tribunal de commerce destiné à régler les différents commerciaux et à gérer le négoce. Composé de trois parties, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
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2008-10-15 14:26:24
Gabaret, Jean, Sieur d'Angoulins:
[Np]. 1679-1681.. A total of [52]pp. of neat manuscript written in French on folded sheets. Folio. Original ribbon ties. Overall in excellent condition. In a half morocco and cloth box. From the papers of Michel Bégon (see below). This French manuscript records two separate voyages to the Caribbean by Lieut. Gabaret during 1679-81. Gabaret, a member of a family prominent in French naval affairs of this period, served with distinction in the European wars of the previous decade. He was sent to the Antilles aboard Le Bon, leaving Brest with a squadron of other vessels including Le Triomphant, L'Opiniastre, and Le Tigre. The Comte Destrées, vice admiral of France, apparently led the expedition to the American islands. The squadron arrived in Martinique on June 22, 1679, sighted Jamaica on July 18, entered the port of Havana to request the return of French prisoners, and coasted Jamaica, noting navigational details. They departed Jamaica on Aug. 26, the French vessels struggling through a hurricane from Sept. 5 to 15, and then sighting Florida. In October the expedition returned to Brest with four vessels. The second expedition, covering the period from April 20, 1680 through March 2, 1681, was also sent to retrieve French prisoners in the Spanish Caribbean possessions. It consisted of several vessels under the command of Destrées, including L'Excellent, L'Hasardeux, La Diligente, Le Marin, La Tempeste, and Les Seux. Land was first sighted on June 23. On July 4 the group set out for St. Croix from Fort St. Pierre in Martinique. Arriving on July 7, they anchored at S … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-09-30 12:22:01
ADRICOMIO DELFO, Cristiano
Imprenta Imperial, Madrid 1679 - 19x15, 4h, 284p, 11h, texto a dos columnas, alg. hoja con óx. Pergamino (algo det. en lomo). - Palau 2864.
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería
2008-07-25 17:24:02
Schefferus. CÖLERUS, M. Johannes & BOREANDROS, O.
Utan ort, (1679). 4:o. (4) s. Något lagerfläckig. Två hyllningsdikter på grekiska, den ena av en Cölerus, eventuellt Johann Köler (†1712) från Lübeck, som var rektor vid Tyska skolan i Stockholm, och den andra av någon Boreandros (namnet endast utsatt i grekisk form).
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Sweden]
2008-05-22 10:32:37
Schefferus. SÖDERHOLM, Jakob.
Stockholm, Joh. Georg, Eberdt, (1679). 4:o. (4) s. Träsnitt på titelbladets baksida. Tagen ur band. Bläckanteckningar på titelsidan. Begravningsvers över Johannes Schefferus.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Sweden]
2008-05-22 10:32:37
Schefferus. MICRANDER, Julius.
(Stockholm, 1679?). 4:o. (4) s. Fläck på titelbladet. Tagen ur band. Tillskrift "Mons. Dahl" i rött på titelsidan. Begravningsvers på grekiska över Johannes Schefferus. Julius Micrander (1640-1702) blev 1676 professor i grekiska i Uppsala och 1694 superintendent i Härnösands stift.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [SE]
2008-03-07 16:08:59
London, 1679 This trial was a consequence of the Popish Plot. Sir George Wakeman ( physician to the Queen), William Marshall , William Rumley and James Corker ( Benedictine Monks), were accused by Titus Oates and others of conspiring to murder King Charles II. They were tried on 18 July 1679 and acquitted after the jury had been instructed that it could not find them guilty of misprision of high treason (ie having knowledge but without necessarily involvement in the offence). After the trial Wakeman left the country and Rumley was found to be a lay brother. However Marshall and Corker were promptly rearrested for being priests; although convicted and sentenced to death they were not executed but were imprisoned until the accession of James 11 in 1685 . pp (4) + 84. Internally very good subject to some inoffensive marking and staining. Recently rebound in quarter leather.. Quarter Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Bookseller: LONGLAND BOOKS [Totteridge, LDN, United Kingdom]
2008-03-07 16:08:59
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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. [U.S.A.]
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