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        Comitatus Mansfeldiae Descriptio. Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sig. Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, Mosem Pitt et Stephanum Swart. XX':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tielemano Stella aus The English Atlas b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) van Waesberghen, Moses Pitt & Steven Swart in Oxford, 1681, 38 x 48,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 506, Me 183. - Zeigt die Grafschaft Mansfeld. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Verlegeradresse. - Letzte Ausgabe der Mansfeld-Karte im Flächenkolorit und perfektem Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        ASIA / ODER: AUSFUHRLICHE BESCHREIBUNG DES REICHS DES GROSSEN MOGOLS UND EINES GROSSEN THEILS VON INDIEN

      Nurnberg, 1681. Extra engraved titlepage in first work. Folio. Contemporary vellum, initials and date stamped in gilt on front board, manuscript title at head of spine. Light scattered foxing and tanning. A very good copy. The first German edition of Dapper's important compilations of travels in Asia and Persia, following the first Amsterdam edition of 1672. Olfert Dapper (1639-89) was a Dutch physician and indefatigable scholar and compiler of travel accounts. Though he apparently never left Amsterdam, Dapper produced several finely illustrated volumes describing travels in Asia, Asia Minor, the Middle East, and Africa. Culled from a variety of accounts, his works were very popular, and are especially noteworthy for their excellent illustrations and maps. The first title in the present volume describes travels in Asia and contains several detailed illustrations of Hindu and Buddhist myths, as well as Indian natives and port scenes. There is also a double- page map of "Indostan," showing the Indian subcontinent. Much of the text relates travels in India, though there are also sections on Kabul and Kandahar. The second title relates travels in Persia, and includes a double- page map showing the area encompassing present-day Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. There are double-page plates showing views of the cities of "Schamachie," "Isfahan," "Kom," "Derbendt," and more. OCLC locates only nine copies of this dual issue of Dapper's works. Not in Cox. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Topographia urbis Romae, Das ist: Eigentliche Beschreibung der Stadt Rom, Samt allen Antiquitäten, Pallästen ., Jetzo aber in die teutsche Sprache übersetzt, . durch Dietrich De Bry.

      Frankf Merian erschienen um 1690 1681 - 2 Bll., 74 SS. und 101 ( 2 gefalteten) Kupferstichtafeln, fol. ( 31 x 19,4 cm. ), Prgmt. - Bd. d. Zt. ( mit goldgeprägtem Wappensupralibros des Mainzer Erzbischofs Lothar Franz von Schönborn ). Wüthrich, Bd. IV, S. 621 ( Nr. 78 ); Schuchard 102.B. Zweite Ausgabe mit einem bemerkenswerten Einband. - Mit den beiden dpblgr. Stadtplänen ( Vogelschau-Ansichten ) von Rom im Altertum und 1597. Unter den gestochenen Ansichten die Engelsburg, Kolosseum, Pantheon, Trajansäule sowie zahlreichen antike Statuen, Obelisken und andere Altertümer. - Gute, saubere Abdrucke, Ohne das fast immer fehlende Verzeichnis der Kupferstiche.

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        Francisci Mariae Pecchii. Tractatus de aquaeductu. Liber I - Quomodo constituatur. Ex quibus Aquis. Quot modis. Quis possit constituere. De praescriptione decennali vicennali & immemorabili. De Possessorio et Petitorio in materiam Aquarum. Opus curiosum et valde exoptatum .

      ex Officina Io. Andreae Magrii (voll. I-III) poi Papiae apud Carolum Rubeum (vol. IV) 1681-1707, Ticini Regii - Tagli marmorizzati colorati volume primo non datato Bella edizione con illustrazioni xilografiche dei casi di diritto delle acque di cui molte a piena pagina e in tavole grandi ripiegate belle marche tipografiche testatine finalini capilettera ornati testo su due colonne. Si tratta del più importante trattato giuridico sulle acque del XVI secolo. (16) + 252 + (41) con figg. n.t.e 2 tavole grandi ripiegate + (16) + 336 con figg. n.t. e 2 tavv grandi ripiegate f.t. (32) + 291 + (70) (12) + LXXIX + 570 + (9) con figg. n.t. di cui 1 in tavola grande ripiegata p. 4 voll in 3 tomi in-4 m.pelle cordonature titoli e fregi oro ai dorsi

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        RECOPILACION DE LEYES DE LOS REYNOS DE LAS INDIAS

      Madrid. 1681.. Three volumes, of four. [5],299;[3],298;[3],302 leaves. Lacks volume four and one preliminary leaf in first volume. Folio. Later sheepskin, leather labels. Binding rubbed at extremities. Light soiling to titlepages, titlepage of volume one backed with paper. Minor soiling to text; some heavier dampstaining to volume one. Overall, very good. First edition of the first comprehensive compilation of the laws of the Spanish Indies. Antonio Rodríguez de León Pinello compiled it by 1635, but it circulated only in manuscript until Fernando Jiménez de Paniagua brought it up to date and saw the work through the press in 1681. Prior to the publication of this massive work, it was common practice for lawyers and courts in the various legal districts of the New World (i.e., audiencias) to compile in manuscript the laws in force in order that they might be used as precedents. Upon publication of this code, the number of precedents did not decrease, instead it increased: the courts continued to accept the cases and laws in the old local manuscript compilations, as well as those on point and laws contained in the Recopilación. In sum, this is a major work for all collections of international and Hispanic specific law. SABIN 68386. PALAU 252516. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 681/135.

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        Melius Inquirendum. Or, a Sober Inquiry into the Reasonings of the Serious Inquiry:

      London: at the Angel and Bible in the Poulterey: Benj: Alsop, 1681 VG, 3rd ed, 1681. In modern full calf, some marks. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red & green calf labels. Internally, new endpapers, [10], 11-389 pp, 400-401, 392-393, 404-405, 396 only (despite odd pagination its complete), [1] adverts, bookbinders gilt name to fpd turn in, ink initials & authors name to tp, authors ink name & date to text block edge, contemporary ms notes to refp, very light edge browning, otherwise very clean. The 1st ed was published in 1678 with the 2nd in 1679. (ESTC R16089. Wing A29160). A reply to: Goodman, John. A serious and compassionate inquiry into the causes of the present neglect and contempt of the Protestant religion and Church of England. Title continues: wherein the inquirers cavils against the principles, his calumnies against the preachings and practices of the non-conformists are examined and refelled, and St. Augustine, the Synod of Dort, and the Articles of the Church of England in the quinquarticular points, vindicated. Alsop, clergyman and ejected minister. See ODNB

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        Opera Omnia Theologica, of Alle de Godtgeleerde Wercken. t'Samen by een vervat, en nu op nieuws door eenige Beminnaers der Waerheydt, ter eeren Godts en hares Naesten welvaert in Druk uytgegeven. Verrijkt met vier Registers, en eenige andere Schriften van den Autheur, door desen nooyt in Druck geweest. Als mede voor yder Tractaet sijn eygen Tytel en Voorreden gestelt, en getrouwelijk in onse Nederduytsche Spraecke overgeset.

      Amsterdam, Joannes van Veen 1681. (8, portret, 8) 642 (20) p. Opnieuw gebonden overslaand Perkament, Folio (inclusief het vaak ontbrekende portret van deze doopsgezinde leidsman).

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        Keimelia ekklesiastika. The historical and miscellaneous tracts of the reverend and learned Peter Heylyn: I. Ecclesia vindicate; II. The history of the Sabbath; III. Historia quinquarticularis; IV. The stumbling-block of disobedience and rebellion; V.A treatise de jure partitatis episcoporum

      M. Clark for Charles Harper 1681 - Folio. xxviii, [20], 747, [23]. Contemporary Cambridge style leather binding. 5 raised bands. Front board detached. Boards worn. Lacking frontis. Pages generally clean and unmarked. Heylyn was a noted English theologian and historian of the 17th century. He was a committed royalist, and served as Charles I pastor. Written in the context of the English Civil War and Commonwealth, much of this book is devoted to the denunciation of the Puritans and the promotion of Episcopalian orthodoxy. Wing H1680 Contents: I. Ecclesia Vindicata: or, The Church of England justified, 1. In the Way and Manner of her Reformation. 2. In Officiating by a Publick Liturgy. 3. In prescribing a set Form of Prayer to be used by Preachers before their Sermons. 4. In her Right and Patrimony of Tythes. 5. In retaining the Episcopal Government. 6. And the Canonical Ordination of Priests and Deacons. II. The History of the Sabbath: in two parts. III. Historia quinquarticularis: or, A historical declaration of the judgment of the western churches, and more particularly of the Church of England, in the five controverted points reproach'd in these last times with the name of Arminianism. IV. The stumbling-block of disobedience and rebellion, proving the kingly power to be neither co-ordinate nor subordinate to any other upon earth. To which are added V. A treatise de jure paritatis episcoporum: or, a defence of the right of peerage of the English bishops. And an account of the life of the author: never before published. With an exact table to the whole. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 02456 suppl. Provenance: Armorial book plate of Samuel Vaughan, motto: Christi servitus vera libertas. Samuel Vaughan (1720-1802) was a noted London merchant and Jamaican sugar plantation owner. Vaughan was a liberal Whig, sympathetic to American aspirations for liberty, and was friends with George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. He travelled in and wrote about the young United States. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Melius Inquirendum. Or, a Sober Inquiry into the Reasonings of the Serious Inquiry:

      London: at the Angel and Bible in the Poulterey: Benj: Alsop, 1681 VG, 3rd ed, 1681. In modern full calf, some marks. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red & green calf labels. Internally, new endpapers, [10], 11-389 pp, 400-401, 392-393, 404-405, 396 only (despite odd pagination its complete), [1] adverts, bookbinders gilt name to fpd turn in, ink initials & authors name to tp, authors ink name & date to text block edge, contemporary ms notes to refp, very light edge browning, otherwise very clean. The 1st ed was published in 1678 with the 2nd in 1679. (ESTC R16089. Wing A29160). A reply to: Goodman, John. A serious and compassionate inquiry into the causes of the present neglect and contempt of the Protestant religion and Church of England. Title continues: wherein the inquirers cavils against the principles, his calumnies against the preachings and practices of the non-conformists are examined and refelled, and St. Augustine, the Synod of Dort, and the Articles of the Church of England in the quinquarticular points, vindicated. Alsop, clergyman and ejected minister. See ODNB

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        Vierzig-Jährige Reise-Beschreibung. Worinnen dessen durch Türkey, Persien, Indien, und noch mehr andere Oerter, höchst-löblichst-vollbrachte sechsmalige Länder-Reise verzeichnet und in dreyen Theilen vorgestellet. Aus dem Französischen in das Teutsche übergetragen durch J. Menudier.

      Nuremberg, Knorz für Johann Hofmann, 1681. - Folio (225 x 340 mm). 5 pts. in 1 vol. (24), 296, (4) pp. (8), 232, (4) pp. (8), 200, (4) pp. (8), 122 pp. (2), 120, (4) pp. With 2 engr. title pages, 2 engr. maps (1 double-page), 63 engravings on 30 plates (1 folding) and numerous engravings in the text. Contemp. calf with giltstamped (oxydized) cover monogram "B.P.B.F.", dated "1681". Independently published in Geneva and Nuremberg, this is one of the four slightly different Nuremberg issues of the same year. The first three parts treat Tavernier's travels to Turkey, Persia, India, and Japan (with large map of Japan), containing reports about the Japanese persecution of the Christians and the Dutch settlements in the Far East. Book Two, chapter Nine of the Persian Travels is of particular interest, as it contains an account of Tavernier's voyage through the Arabian Gulf, mentioning Bahrain, Bandar Abbas, Qeshm, and Hormuz and making observations on the people and navigation of the Gulf. Parts 4 and 5 of the present Nuremberg edition contain as a supplement the first German edition of Spon's and Wheeler's archaeological description of their journey to the Levant. The plates depict festivals, processions, costumes, views, and images of the Eastern flora and fauna as well as coins and gems. - Binding slightly chafed in places; lower corners bumped. Interior somewhat browned and brownstained; bookplate of Thomas Christian Wöhler to front pastedown. Seldom found complete; the copies last auctioned all lacked plates or the last 2 parts. Also the copy described by Laures is incomplete, containing a mere 23 plates. Not in the Atabey collection. VD 17, 12:635124A. Lipperheide 1456 = La 6. Alt-Japan-Kat. 1472. Mendelssohn IV, 462. Laures 530. Graesse VI/2, 43. Cf. Blackmer 1631 (note); Weber II, 279 (the Geneva edition only). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Umbständliche und eigentliche Beschreibung von Asia: In sich haltend die Landschafften Mesopotamien, Babylonien, Assyrien, Anatolien oder Klein-Asien. Ins Hochteutsche getreulichst übersetztet von J. Ch. Beern.

      Nuremberg, Froberg f. Hoffmann, 1681. - Folio (220 x 332 mm). (8), 556, (12) pp. With engr. frontispiece, 3 double-page-sized engraved maps, 20 engr. plates (13 double-page-sized, 1 folding), and 8 engravings in the text. Contemp. calf with gilt spine. First German edition of Dapper's description of the Middle East, including Mesopotamia or Algizira, Assyria, and Anatolia; the second part is entirely devoted to Arabia. Dapper's work is of special importance for its original and new information on Islam, Arab science, astronomy, philosophy, and historiography, as well as for its illustrations. "Dr. Olfert Dapper (1636-1689), physician, geographical and historical scholar, was the author of a series of works dealing with Africa, America and Asia. The fine plates [.] are after a number of mapmakers and artists, including Christiaan van Adrichom, Juan Bautista Villalpando and Wenzel Hollar among others" (Blackmer). Includes accounts of Mecca (with a description of the Hajj), Jeddah, Medina, Sana'a, etc. The engravings show costumes, religious rites, specimens of local flora, views, etc., including Aden, Mocha, Maskat, Babylon, Baghdad, Ninive, Ephesus, and Smyrna (re-engraved from the Dutch original edition). - Old repair to view of the Tower of Babylon (slight loss to image). Engraved armorial bookplate "ex Bibliotheca Blomiana" to pastedown. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. VD 17, 39:133144U. STC D 200. Blackmer 450. Tiele 300 (note). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneous Poems

      1681. MARVELL, Andrew.Miscellaneous Poems.London: Printed for Robert Boulter, 1681.First and only collected edition of Marvell?'s poetry to be published in his own century, containing the first printing of many poems, including ?"To His Coy Mistress,?" with scarce engraved frontispiece portrait, a handsome wide-margined copy in contemporary boards."The finest flower of secular and serious metaphysical poetry… Marvell united in himself, with an independent moderation of his own, a fresh muscular, agile, and subtle metaphysical wit and the rationality, clarity, economy, and structural sense of a genuine classic, the cultured, negligent grace of a cavalier and something of the religious and ethical seriousness of a Puritan Platonist. To this rare combination of gifts were added, moreover, a feeling for nature at once particular and general, earthly and unearthly, and an individual sensitivity and suppleness of rhythm…. It is [Marvell's] blending of the metaphysical and the classical which makes 'To His Coy Mistress' stand out as it does even in such an age of love poetry" (Bush, English Literature in the Early 18th Century, 158-63). Very few of Marvell's poems, and none of his important metaphysical poems, were published in his lifetime. Evidence exists that the woman who called herself "Mary Marvell," and who had this collection published "according to the exact Copies of my late dear Husband, under his own Hand-Writing, being found since his Death among his other Papers," may only have been Marvell's housekeeper, claiming to be his widow in order to inherit a small sum.Pforzheimer 671. Wither to Prior 536. Wing M872. Hayward 126.Interior generally fresh with engraved frontispiece portrait trimmed and mounted, occasional expert archival marginal repair, minor edge-wear to boards. An extremely good copy of this preeminent literary work.

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        ARREST DU CONSEIL D'ESTAT: QUI ORDONNE QU'A L'AVENIR LES BARILS DE BOEUF, & AUTRES VIANDES D'IRLANDE & AUTRES PAIS ESTRANGERS, ENSEM LE LES CHAUDIERES, & AUTRES OUVRAGES DE CUIVRE SERVANT A LA CUISSON DES SUCRES, QUI SERONT AMENEZ DANS LES VILLES & LIEUX D'ENTREPOST, POUR ESTRE TRANSPORTEZ DANS LES ISLES DE L'AMERIQUE & PAIS ESTRANGERS, SERONT EXCEPTEZ DE LA GRACE DE L'ENTREPOST & ESTAPE GENERALE. DU 17 AOUST 1671.

      Paris: Par Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1681. - 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Very minor soiling. Contemporary inscription. Fine. An early French decree relating to America, of particular importance for the French West Indies. An ongoing problem of the sugar colonies in the West Indies was feeding the slave work force. Throughout the era of slavery, food was imported from Europe and North America, as it was cheaper and easier than using labor on the spot to raise it. This act exempts from warehousing charges Irish and other beef and all items required for sugar refinery destined for exportation to America. A variant of Wroth 125, which was printed thirty years later. OCLC locates only one copy, at NYPL. From the library of Cardinal Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727-94), Minister of Louis XVI, Archbishop of Toulouse and of Sens. A friend of Voltaire and a member of the Académie Française, Brienne wielded significant power as head of the Finance Ministry, which earned him many enemies. He died in prison during the French Revolution, despite having renounced Catholicism in 1793 (presumably as an attempt to save his life). WROTH, ACTS OF FRENCH ROYAL ADMINISTRATION 125 (ref). MAGGS, FRENCH COLONISATION OF AMERICA 22. OCLC 42747429.

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        Corona Gothica, castellana y austríaca, políticamente ilustrada, en tres partes dividida, con los retratos de los reyes godos. - República literaria, escriviola. .

      1678-1681. . - Juan Bautista Verdussen. Amberes. . 1 Vol. . T.I:(4 h.+252 p.+ sum.) T.II:(3 h.+154 p.+índ.) T.III:(5h.+268 p.+ind.)T.IV:45p. Folio. Plena Piel. Grabados , Historia de España (Austrias), Historia de España (Reinos Godos), Literatura Hispánica (Siglo XVII), Siglo XVII . Obra importante para la historia de España que fue iniciada por Diego Saavedra y continuada por Alonso Núñez de Castro. Recoge el devenir de la monarquía goda en España hasta el reinado de Enrique II. Acompañada de numerosos grabados a plena página con los retratos de los monarcas. Bella encuadernación a plena piel con gofrados y dorados en tapas y lomera. .

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        Some proposals for the imployment of the poor, and for the prevention of idleness and the consequence thereof, begging. A practice so dishonourable to the nation, and to the Christian religion. In a letter to a friend by T.F

      London, printed by J. Grover, and are to be sold by Francis Smith, at the Elephant and Castle, and Brab. Aylmer, at the Three Pigeons in Cornhill. 1681. 4to., engraved frontispiece, (2) + 46pp., a fine, crisp, copy with good margins, in old (18th century?) marbled wrappers. Second, much expanded edition: scarce. Wing F.972. Goldsmiths 2435. Kress 1534. Massie 1049. Thomas Firmin (1632-1697) had learned to distrust mere almsgiving and made it his business to enquire into the condition of the poor by personal investigation and to reduce the causes of social distress by economic effort. His first philanthropic experiment was occasioned by the trade disorganisation of the plague year (1665). He provided employment at making up clothing for hands thrown out of work. Other schemes involved the building of storage space by the river for corn and coals to be retailed to the poor in hard times at cost price. Early in 1676 he had started a workhouse in Little Britain, for the employment of the poor in the linen manufacture. Firmin employed as many as 1700 spinners, besides flax dressers and weavers. His arrangements for the comfort and cleanliness of his hands and for the industrial training of children rescued from the streets was admirable. But the scheme never paid. Firmin sold his linens at cost price and the annual loss on the venture was £200. In addition to his philanthropic efforts on behalf of the poor, Firmin was a prison philanthropist and worked hard to alleviate the condition of prisoners, particularly those imprisoned for debt. The present work is his most important and best known publication. It contains, amongst other things, an account of his own Work-House.

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        Pharmacopoea persica ex idiomate persico in latinum conversa. Tafsir-i murakkabat-i qarabadin-i parsi [-i Muzaffar b. Muhammad as-Sifa'i] ba-dast-i Angelus Karmelit.

      Paris, Etienne Michallet, 1681.. 8vo. (10), 56, (4), 370, (28) pp. Near contemporary vellum with giltstamped spine label. All edges sprinkled in red.. First edition. The editor, Joseph Labrosse, "was born in Toulouse in 1636 and entered a Carmelite order, taking the name of Fr. Angelus of St Joseph. In 1662 he went to Rome and studied Arabic for two years before travelling to Isfahan to study Persian. While in Iran, he used medicine as a means of propagating Christianity and in the process read many Arabic and Persian books on medicine and 'visited the houses of the learned people of Isfahan and paid hundreds of visits to the shops of the druggists, the pharmacists, and the chemists.' After returning to France in 1678 he published his 'Pharmacopoea persica', which consisted of a Latin translation of a Persian book on compound remedies written in the previous century by Muzaffar ibn Muhammad al-Husayni (d. 1556), with additional comments by Labrosse" (in: I. Loudon [ed.], Western Medicine [1997], p. 52f.). Hyde (Biographia Britannica, cited by Langles, Biographie universelle) asserts that the credit for this work really belongs to Pere Matthieu. - Insignificant chipping to spine label. Some minor browning and brownstaining. 18th century annotations on first endpaper and engraved bookplate to pastedown. From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). - Wilson 7. OCLC 13058281.

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        Gesamtansicht mit brennender Moschee im Jahre 1681; im Vgr. Hinrichtung ('Abbildung der Türckischen Moschea oder Tempels, welcher den 10. Januarij dieses 1681. Jahrs beij einem erschröcklichen Erdbeben in der Insul und Haubt-Statt Candia entstanden, durch einen darauff erfolgten Donnerschlag meinstens eingeäschert und zu Grund gerichtet worden.').

      - anonymer Kupferstich, dat. 1681, 20,5 x 30,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Practick Part of the Law : shewing the office of an attorney and a guide for solicitors in the Courts of the Chancery, King's-Bench, Common-Pleas and Exchequer, with the manner of their proceedings in any action real, personal, or mixt

      Printed By the Assigns of R. And E. Atkins for H. Twyford, London 1681 - Full calf (leather hard-cover), four raised bands. 592 pages, plus the table at rear. (4 3/4" x 7"). Carefully revised, corrected, and much enlarged, with an exact table wherein are contained all the principal matters in the whole book. This unique and historically important copy SIGNED five times on the front paste down and front free endpaper by JOHN SULLIVAN (1740-1795). Two signatures in block printing, two signatures in cursive script, one inscription reading, "John Sullivan his book 1765" John Sullivan was an American General in the Revolutionary War, a delegate in the Continental Congress, Governor of New Hampshire and United States Federal Judge. Sullivan began the practice of law in 1763 at Berwick and continued in the practice when he moved to Durham, New Hampshire in 1764. Book shows general overall exterior wear and rubbing, bumped corners. Internally expected age toning to paper, last two leafs torn with 3/4 of the page lost. Remains a desirable and SCARCE book belonging to, and signed by, Gen. John Sullivan Size: Octavo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Comitatus Mansfeldiae Descriptio. Auctore Tilemanno Stella Sig. Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, Mosem Pitt et Stephanum Swart. XX':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tielemano Stella aus The English Atlas b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) van Waesberghen, Moses Pitt & Steven Swart in Oxford, 1681, 38 x 48,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 506, Me 183. - Zeigt die Grafschaft Mansfeld. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Verlegeradresse. - Letzte Ausgabe der Mansfeld-Karte im Flächenkolorit und perfektem Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Short View of the Late Troubles in England ? to which is added a Perfect Narrative of the Treaty of Uxbridge in an. 1644

      Moses Pitt, Oxford 1681 - First edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles I. 1 vols. Folio. "?written throughout in a strain of vehement animosity to all who took the anti-royalist side ?" (DNB), Dugdale's narrative is still nonetheless of essential interest because of the accuracy and detail of his chronicle. Wing D-2492 Contemporary calf, upper joint starting but sound, front free endpaper missing. Overall a handsome, sturdy copy in contemporary binding Engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles I. 1 vols. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Telluris theoria sacra : orbis nostri originem & mutationes generales, quas aut jam subiit, aut olim subiturus est, complectens. Libri duo priores de dilvio & paradiso

      1681. relié. DeCollection. Londini, 1681. Petit in/4 reliure plein velin, dos lisse à pièce de titre, 11 gravures in-texte, 7 f., 306 p., 1 f. Plats déformés ; belle typographie. Un ex-libris (Comte de Boutourlin). 4mo full contemporary vellum, title piece on smooth spine, 11 etchings, [7], 306 p., [1]. bowed boards, rare slight foxes ; nice typography. Thomas Burnet (1635 - 1715), écrivain et théologien anglais. Il fut directeur du collège de Charterhouse à Londres (1685), maître de l'hôpital de Sutton à Londres, chapelain et secrétaire du cabinet du roi Guillaume III d'Angleterre ; mais il perdit sa faveur et ses places pour avoir émis dans plusieurs de ses ouvrages des opinions condamnables sur la religion. La plupart de ses écrits sont à l'Index. Dans Telluris theoria sacra, Burnet tente de réconcilier la théorie de la Terre de Descartes avec la Bible.

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        Historia de los Vandos de los Zegries, y Abencerrages, y Cavalleros Moros de Granada, y las Civiles Guerras, que huvo en ella, hasta que el Rey Don Fernando el Quinto la ganó,

      En Valencia, por Francisco Mestre. 1681. Impressor del Santo Tribunal de la Inquisicion, junto al Molino de Rovella. - Traducida en castellano, por Ginès Perez de Hita, vezino de la ciudad de Murcia. Corregida y enmendada en esta ultima impresion.  8º, perg., 4 hs. + 531 p. + 1 h. Ejemplar con el papel oscurecido. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Leben und Tapffere Thaten der aller-beruehmtesten See-Helden

      Nuremberg: Christoph Endters, 1681. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 4to (200 x 160mm). 1090pp., [80], two parts continuously paginated. 33 finely engraved plates, including engraved title, seven double-page and folding and the famous engraved portrait of Christopher Columbus. Other portraits, including Engelbert de Ruyter, and naval battles, views, and map with inset views of New Zealand (after p.150). Title printed in red and black. Early half calf, over marbled boards, edges stained red; (scattered toning and foxing; edges worn; front hinge loose). Early heraldic bookplate of Schieffelin family. At once belonging to Karl Vogel, M.D. Formerly in the Watkinson Library Collection of Trinity Coll., Hartford. 1681 German translation of Bos?'s Dutch compendium on maritime history. This Dutch compendium, here translated into German, is a rare and valuable collection of biographical information concerning great admirals and naval heroes of the Age of Exploration. The first part describes the early voyages and biographies of Columbus, De Ruyter, Magellan, Vespucci, Vasco de Gama, Barbarossa and Drake, among others. The Barbarossa brothers were early naval strategists in the Mediterranean Sea and Kings of Tunis and Algiers. Admiral de Ruyter defended Dutch interests against pirates in the same region. The second part deals with the actions of the Zeeland and States of Holland admirals, with biographies of De Ruyter and Piet Heyn, chapters on the capture of the Silver Fleet, the exploits in Brazil, Stuyvesant?'s failed negotiations with the colonists of New England. The appendix (pp. 1009-90) by Erasmus Francisci, contains additions to the lives of Francisco and Lorenzo d?'Almeida, Alfonso d?'Albuquerque, Tristan and Nuno d?'Acuna. Another German edition of the same year appeared from Hoffman?'s press, also of Nuremberg. Alden 671/16; Sabin 6441.

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        Ordonnance de Louis XIV. Roy de France et de Navarre, Pour servir de Reglement sur plusieurs droits de ses Fermes, & sur tous en general. Donnée à Versailles le 22. Iuillet 1681. Registrée en la Cour des Aydes le 21. Aoust 1681

      F. Miguet, Paris 1681 - With woodcut printer's device on title page, and numerous woodcut tail pieces throughout. First edition. In contemporary leather, with five raised bands. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. 108 p. French Royal ordinance regarding the sale and consumption of fish, the rights to the sale of wine and tobacco, and regulations around the sale of gold and silver. In contemporary leather, with five raised bands. Spine with gilt ornaments and title [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Trade of England revived: and the Abuses thereof Rectified, in relation to Wooll and Woollen-Cloth, Silk and Silk-Weavers, Hawkers, Bankrupts, Stage-Coaches, Shop-keepers, Companies, Markets, Linnen-Cloath. Also what Statutes in force may be injurious to Trade and Tradesmen, with several Proposals. Humbly offered to this present Parliament.

      London: Printed by T.N. for Dorman Newman at the Kings Arms in the Poultrey 1681 - [Second Edition], 4to, title lightly browned with first word "The" just shaved, the words "Wooll and Linnen-Cloath" are bracketed together on the title-page, pp.62, 63 are misnumbered 63, 62, the final 4 leaves a little frayed on the edges of the outer margins but not affecting the text, [2], 62 [i.e. 63], [1] pp., modern marbled wrappers, a good copy. This is a reissue of "The Ancient Trades decayed, repaired again.", 1678 (Wing A3075), with a cancel title-page and A2 cancelled.***** "The end of this treatise is to shew, that the reason for the decay of trade is not from the total defect or want of trade, but from the irregularity or disorder thereof . and this hath happened through a neglect of a due execution of those laws that are in force concerning trade ." - Introduction. The author applies his reasoning to the problems of the failure of trade to some twenty aspects of trade within the country, and calls for new legislation to protect traders against foreign competition and for the stronger enforcement of current legislation which had become neglected. Wing, T2004; Kress, S1533; Goldsmith, 2424. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DESCRIPCIÓN DEL REAL MONASTERIO DE S LORENZO DEL ESCORIAL, Unica Maravilla del Mundo, Fábrica del Prudentissimo Rey Filipo Segundo, Coronada por el Catholico Rey Filipo Quarto el Grande, con la Magestuosa Obra del Pantheón, y translaciones de los cuerpos reales, reedificada por nuestro Rey y Señor Carlos II después del incendio.

      Bernardo de Villa Diego, Madrid 1681 - 19.5x29. 6h. 163 folios numerados, 5h. Ilus. con un retrato de Felipe IV, y 9 (de 10) hermosas láminas desplegables grabadas en cobre. Encuadernación pobre y casera (del s. XIX) en holandesa tela, recubierta en papel. Deterios en el margen de las primeras 5 hojas, con manchas antiguas de agua en las primeras 50 folios. Esta es la 3ª ed. de la obra. Las láminas son de Pedro de Villafranca, y son las mismas que en la 1ª ed. de la Imprenta Real de 1657; la que falta es la última. Palau 300552. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        Iuliacensis Ducatus - XLV.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus English Atlas b. Moses Pitt, Johannes Janssonius van Waesbergen u. Steven Swart, 1681, 40,5 x 56 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, S. 604, 2380:1.2; Vgl. Philipps, Nr. 2831 f. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Jülich in dem Gebiet zwischen Dinslaken, Roermont, Gerolstein und Siegburg. - Mittig Düren, Jülich und Bedburg / Erft. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche und Wappen. - Oben links Maßstab. - Pitt & Swart veränderten die Platte von Janssonius durch Querlinien und oben rechts die Nummerierung "XLV". (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Eigenh. Schriftstück mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 9 SS. 8vo. In einem eh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag (Titel und Namenszug).. Interessantes Schriftstück, betitelt "Zwei magyarische Dichterinnen", in dem Dux sich mit Susanna Losardi [1681-1706] und Therese Ferenczy [1823?-1853] auseinandersetzt: "der Eintritt der Frauen in die magyarische Literatur datirt [!] weit zurück [ ]. Die Gemahlin Rakoczi's I [Georg I. Rakoczi, 1593-1648], die berühmte Susanna Lorandfy [Susanna Lorantffy, 1602-1660], welche den großen Comenius [Johann Amos Comenius, 1592-1670] nach Sarospatak berief, eröffnete mit religiösen Schriften, die sie verfasste, den Reigen der magyarischen Schriftstellerinn. Und als erste magyarische Dichterin wird Susanna Losardi genannt [ ]. Eine der beachtenswerthesten Erscheinungen unter den neueren magyarischen Dichterinnen war Theresa Ferenczy [ ]". - Dux übersetzte zahlreiche Dichtungen in Versen und Prosa, z. B. Jozsef Eötvös Kartäuser (7. Aufl. Wien 1878). An Originalwerken veröffentlichte er teils Novellen wie Deutsch-Ungarisches (Wien 1871) u. a., teils literar- und kulturhistorische Studien, die unter dem Titel: Aus Ungarn (Leipzig 1880) gesammelt erschienen. - Teilweise etwas braunfleckig.

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        Umbständliche und eigentliche Beschreibung von Asia: In sich haltend die Landschafften Mesopotamien, Babylonien, Assyrien, Anatolien... Nebenst ... Arabiens. Mit Frontispiz, 3 Kupferkarten, 21 Kupfertaf. (davon 14 doppelblattgr.) sowie 8 halbseitigen Textkupfern. Nürnberg, Froberg für Hoffmann, 1681. 4 Bll., 556 S., 7 Bll. Gr.-4°. Pgt. d. Zt.

      1681. . Angeb.: Asia, oder: Ausführliche Beschreibung des Reichs des Grossen Mogols und eines grossen Theils von Indien... Nebenst einer Vorstellung des Königreichs Persien, wie auch Georgien, Mengrelien, Cirkassien und anderer benachbarten Länder ... 2 Tle. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 4 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten, 38 Kupfertaf. (davon 12 doppelblattgr.) sowie 10 halbseit. Textkupfern. Ebda, 1681. 4 Bll., 300 S., 2 Bll.; 1 Bl., 170 S., 3 Bll.- Blackmer Coll. 450 und 451. - Tiele 299 und 300. - Griep/Luber 320 (Tl. II). - Vgl. Lipperheide Lc 4 und La 5 (niederl. Ausg.). - Erste deutsche Ausgaben, übersetzt von Joh. Chr. Beer. - Vollständige und wohlerhaltene Exemplare von Dappers geographischen Hauptwerken. 'He was a Dutch physician and scholar devoted to geographical and historical studies. His works are of especial importance because of the fine plates, which include maps, plans, beautiful views and costumes' (Blackmer). - Die detailreichen Kupfer zeigen Ansichten von Aden, Bagdad, Ephesus, Isfahan, Khom, Mokka, Smyrna, Vishnapur u. a., ferner Pflanzen und Tiere, Kostüme, Kultgegenstände, Gottheiten etc. - Tlw. schwach gebräunt, Drucktitel von I mit kleinem altem Wappenstempel sowie gelöschtem Stempel verso.- Gutes Exemplar.-

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        Asia, oder: Ausführliche Beschreibung des Reichs des Grossen Mogols und eines grossen Theils von Indien ... Nebst einer vollkommenen Vorstellung des Königreichs Persien, wie auch Georgien, Mengrelien, Cirkassien und anderer benachbarten Länder. ...

      . ins Hochteutsche getreulichst übersetzet von Johann Christoff Beern. Teil I (v. 2).Froberg für Hoffmann, Nürnberg 1681. 3 Bl., 300 S., 2 Bl. mit 1 gestochenen Titel, 1 doppelblattgroßen, gest. Karte, 28 (4 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln u. 5 Textkupfern. Einfacher Ppbd. der Zeit. - Beschabt u. bestoßen. Etliche Taf. u. einige Textbl. mit hinterlegten Einrissen, teils mit geringem Bildverlust. Vortitel als Fragment neu aufgezogen. Etwas gebräunt. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. "Landeskundliche Beschreibung des Mogulreiches und anderer Gebiete in Indien, dem heutigen Pakistan und Afghanistan sowie von Persien und dem Kaukasus (Armenien, Georgien, Mingrelien, Cirkassien, Kurdistan u.a.)." (Griep/Luber 320). - Das Werk ist mit hervorragend schönen Kupfern ausgestattet..

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        Short Views of the Late Troubles in England...to which is added A Perfect Narrative of The Treaty at Uxbridge in an. 1644

      Oxford, at the Theater for Moses Pitt, 1681, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 2nd Editionsmall folio, near contemporary calf with four raised bands to spine with simple gilt rules, worn at extremities and upper board held only by internally placed tape, portrait frontis of Charles I has been cut down and mounted as has the title page with a vignette of the Sheldonian - both leaves cut back to frame, title mount lacking a small piece at top corner, name of a previous owner has been partly erased from title page and the name of the author added in a neat hand, one leaf of the Preface has been close-cropped to the lower margin with the loss of the bottom line of text, small round library stamp of Cheltenham makes several marginal appearances, frontis & title [iv] + 136 +185-294 + 361-439 + [i} + 449-488 + 553-650 + [iv] & 737-959 & [xiii] , the pagination is complete despite irregular numbering & is suggestive of interruptions in the printing process (Lowndes 682) two additional divisional title pages, decorative headpieces and foliate initials, uncommon, Book

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        Haute Partie de l'Evesche de Munster subdivise en ses principales Juridictions. (Germany)

      Paris 1681 - Engraving with original hand-color. Sheet size: 19 1/4 x 24 1/2". Inventory#: p1554pmat.

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        Politischer Redner, Das ist: Kurtz und eigentliche Nachricht, wie ein sorgfältiger Hofmeister seine Untergebene zu der Wolredenheit anführen soll . Was Bürgerliche Reden sind . Was bey hohen Personen, sonderlich zu Hofe, oder Gelegenheit zu reden vorfällt. Alles mit genugsamen Regeln . außgefertigt. 6 Bl., 1084 S., 10 Bl. Register. Mit Porträt und gestoch. Titel. Guter Pergamentbd d. Z.

      Leipzig, Benj. Chr. Ritzsch für Timoth. Ritzsch Erben, 1681. - Dünnhaupt unbekannte Variante der dritten Ausgabe; das Buch war zuerst 1677 erschienen. Eines der am meisten gelesenen Bücher Weises, enthält auf den S. 194-433 die berühmte ‚Complimentir-Comödie‘. Weise (1642-1708), Pädagoge, Dichter und Schuldramatiker, war seit 1670 Professor der Poesie und Redekunst am Weißenfelser Gymnasium und ab 1678 bis zu seinem Tod Rektor des Gymnasiums seiner Vaterstadt Zittau. Weises pädagogischer wie literarischer Einfluß (besonders auf die Gattung des ‚politischen Romans‘) war sehr groß. „Als Lehrer erfreute er sich außerordentlicher Beliebtheit . Daß er seinen vielen pädagogischen Publikationen zum trotz kein trockener Theoretiker war, bezeugen die humorvollen, aus dem Leben gegriffenen Dramen, in die er nicht selten musikalische Einlagen aufnahm" (Dünnhaupt). – Drucker- und Verlegerangabe wie beim 2. Druck von 1679 (Dünnh. 2), Kupfertitel noch „Leipzig, im Ritzischen Buchladen", die Jahreszahl jedoch, anders als bei Dünnh. 5 und 7 angegeben, in „1681" geändert. Titel ohne den Zusatz „bey dieser 3. Edition ." wie bei Dünnhaupt 42.I.4 angegeben. – Handschriftl. Besitzeintrag von Jobst Heinrich von Willen (1674-1742; später Ratsherr und Bürgermeister von Reval, heute Tallinn) auf dem Titel. Schönes Exemplar. – VD17 39:142621K. Goed. III 279, 8c. Vgl. Dünnhaupt 42.I.4 u. 5 und Faber du Faur 1618 (andere Drucke).

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        ARREST DU CONSEIL D'ESTAT: QUI ORDONNE QU'A L'AVENIR LES BARILS DE BOEUF, & AUTRES VIANDES D'IRLANDE & AUTRES PAIS ESTRANGERS, ENSEM LE LES CHAUDIERES, & AUTRES OUVRAGES DE CUIVRE SERVANT A LA CUISSON DES SUCRES, QUI SERONT AMENEZ DANS LES VILLES & LIEUX D'ENTREPOST, POUR ESTRE TRANSPORTEZ DANS LES ISLES DE L'AMERIQUE & PAIS ESTRANGERS, SERONT EXCEPTEZ DE LA GRACE DE L'ENTREPOST & ESTAPE GENERALE. DU 17 AOUST 1671

      Paris: Par Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1681.. 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Very minor soiling. Contemporary inscription. Fine. An early French decree relating to America, of particular importance for the French West Indies. An ongoing problem of the sugar colonies in the West Indies was feeding the slave work force. Throughout the era of slavery, food was imported from Europe and North America, as it was cheaper and easier than using labor on the spot to raise it. This act exempts from warehousing charges Irish and other beef and all items required for sugar refinery destined for exportation to America. A variant of Wroth 125, which was printed thirty years later. OCLC locates only one copy, at NYPL. From the library of Cardinal Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727-94), Minister of Louis XVI, Archbishop of Toulouse and of Sens. A friend of Voltaire and a member of the Académie Française, Brienne wielded significant power as head of the Finance Ministry, which earned him many enemies. He died in prison during the French Revolution, despite having renounced Catholicism in 1793 (presumably as an attempt to save his life). WROTH, ACTS OF FRENCH ROYAL ADMINISTRATION 125 (ref). MAGGS, FRENCH COLONISATION OF AMERICA 22. OCLC 42747429.

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        Eines alten Tugendhafften Teutschen Rechtmäßiger Eifer Uber die Losen Füchse dieser Welt, Unter derer seltzamen Figuren und Gesichten alle Sündliche Laster der Menschen in allen Ständen deutlich abgemahlet Abermal aufs neue aufgeleget. 224 S. Titel in Rot und Schwarz. Mit 10 Textholzschnitten. Neuer Pappbd mit Rückenschild.

      Ohne Ort und Druck, 1681. - Sehr seltene Ausgabe dieser beißenden Satire auf Heuchelei (besonders Heuchelei der Mönche und Bettelorden), Neid, falschen Adel, Verleumdung, überflüssige Kleiderpracht, törichte Hoffnung, gleisnerische Liebe, Wucherer und Räuber, geistliche und weltliche Kirchenräuber, Unkeuschheit, arglistige und närrische Buhler, Ehebrecher und Frauenschänder, Wucher der Geistlichen, Kriegstifter und Verräter, "Ohrenbläser und Affterkoser", Schwätzer und Verleumder, Simonie, Kauf von Ämtern, fahrlässige Richter und böse Advokaten u. dergl. mehr. "Diese Prosa-Satyre (mit eingestreuten Reimen) ist laut Vorrede 1495 in brabantischer Mundart verfasst und gedruckt" (Hayn/G. zur Ausgabe 1546). Wegen eines lateinischen Gedichts von Sebastian Brant auf der Titelrückseite der Ausgabe 1546 wurde das ganze Werk ihm zugeschrieben. Das französische Original 'Les regnars traversant les périlleuses voyes des folles fiances du monde' (um 1501) hat sogar Brants Namen im Titel – zur Verkaufsförderung? – und versteckt den wahren Verfasser in einem Akrostichon. Die hübschen Holzschnitte zeigen den Fuchs in verschiedenen menschlichen Rollen, jeweils passend zum Text. – Titel mit handschriftlicher Anmerkung und schmalem Abschnitt im unteren weißen Rand, teils gebräunt, etwas knapp beschnitten. – VD17 3:300529X. Goed. I 387, 11. Hayn/G. VIII 259. Graesse I 523. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Kluge Hoff-Meister, Das ist, Kurtze und eigentliche Nachricht, wie ein sorgfältiger Hof-Meister seine Untergebenen in den Historien unterrichten und sie noch bey junger Zeit also anführen soll, damit sie hernach die Historien selbst lesen und anwenden können. Frontispiz, Titel in Rot und Schwarz, 10 Bl., 312 S. 12°. Pergamentbd d. Z. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie Initialen und der Jahreszahl 1686 auf dem Vorderdeckel.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Georg Heinrich Frommann, 1681. - – Beigebunden: Die rechte Reise-Kunst, Oder Anleitung, wie eine Reise mit Nutzen in die Frembde, absonderlich in Franckreich anzustellen. Titel, 344 S. Frankfurt, Joh. David Zunner, 1674. Seltene frühe Ausgabe von Weises berühmtem Hof-Meister, die Vorrede datiert vom 31. 12. 1675. Das "lehrhafte Brevier für angehende junge 'Weltleute'" (Dünnhaupt) wurde häufig aufgelegt, auch unter dem Titel 'Fundamentall Historie'. Weises (1642-1708) unumstrittener Erfolg als "Lehrer, als Autor pädagogischer Schriften wie auch als Verfasser und Regisseur zahlreicher Schuldramen verbreitete seinen Ruf schnell" (Dünnhaupt). – Titel mit Besitzeintrag von 1686, verso mit gelöschtem Stempel. Einige Anstreichungen, sonst gut. – Vgl. VD17 23:239103P und VD17 547:701792P (andere Verleger). Vgl. Dünnhaupt 37.4 mit abweichendem Impressum und Krause S. 425. – II. Erste und einzige Ausgabe, sehr selten. "Die ersten beiden Kapitel haben Erwägungen für und gegen das Reisen, insbesondere in Frankreich, zum Gegenstand. Kapitel 4 behandelt das Verhalten im andersgläubigen Ausland. Sonst gibt das Werk praktische Hinweise über Konversation, Kleidung, Hygiene etc. Der anonyme Verfasser empfiehlt besonders den Besuch gelehrter 'Konferenzen'" (Stagl/Orda/Kämpfer, Apodemiken, S. 87). – VD 17 23:299908Q.

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        [1] L'Arte di restituire ˆ Roma la tralasciata navigatione del suo Teuere. Rome, Lazzari Varese, 1685. [Gebonden met:] [2] Nvovi ritroramenti divisi in due parti, contre tavole in lingua Latina, Francese & Ollandese. Rome, G.G. Komarek Boemo, 1696. [Gebonden met:] [3] Nvovi ritrovamenti dati in luce dall' ingegneiro Cornelio Meyer. Rome, G.G. Komarek Boemo, 1689. [Gebonden met:] [4] Sac. Conqreg. Riparum Tyberis Romana Remunerationis pro illustriss. D. Cornelio Meyer memoriale [colophon: Rome, Reu. Cam. Apost. 1685]. [Gebonden met: [5] Descrittione di un facilissimo modo di ben ponderate invenzioni dell' ingegniere Cornelio Meyer per impedire l'inondazioni sopra de Provincie de Bologna, Ferrara e Ravenna [colophon: Rome, Berbano, 1698. [Gebonden met:] [6] Apalogia di Fransesco Maria onorati per la passonata, Rome, Berbano, 1698. [Gebonden met:] [7] All'illustrissima Congregatione Camerale per l'ingeniere Cornelio Meyer. Memoriale. [Gebonden met:] [8] Discorso esposto in public

      Groot folio (hxbxd: 40x27,5x5), gebonden in geheel leren band met versierde rug met 6 ribben (aan onderzijde professioneel gerestaureerd vanaf onderste rib tot onderkant, ongeveer 7cm). De prenten in het gehele werk zijn van uitzonderlijk hoge kwaliteit en overstijgen het niveau van boekillustraties. Ad 1. Verdeeld in 3 subdelen, (182) pag. en 69 prenten (ets en gravure), vrijwel alle oud handgekleurd, naar ontwerp van Meyer en door kunstenaars als Jo. Collin, Gasper van Wittel, Ia. Blondeau, Ber. De Balliu, B.D., Jo. Baptista Falda, B. Denner, Gommaro Wouters en Car. van Witel. Het tweede subdeel bevat ingevoegd een 'Pianta dello stagno di Maccarese...', 3 pag., met colophon: Roma, Nicol'angelo Tinassi 1681. De derde bladz. van dit tweede subdeel bevat een klein gaatje in de pagina van 1 bij 2 cm, naast de tekst en tast derhalve geen tekst of afbeelding aan. De drie delen betreffen vooral rivierverbeteringen, maar ook o.a. de werking van fonteinen, weegapparatuur (o.a. om te zien of een kroon van goud of zilver was gemaakt), landmeetkunde, de verplaatsing en het rechtop zetten van de zuil van Trajanus en de inrichting van het Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Colonna en van het voorplein van de St. Pieter in Rome. De afbeelding van het Piazza del Popolo bevat een minsucuul scheurtje dat al lange tijd professioneel gerestaureerd is door een kleine versteviging aan de achterkant aan te brengen. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 2. (56) pag. en 25 prenten (ets en gravure) naar ontwerp van Meyer en deels gesigneerd door G. Wouters. Dit werk opent en sluit met afbeeldingen van de draak die in 1691 bij Rome gezien zou zijn. Het bevat voorts tal van uitvindingen van Meyer: het uit de grond trekken van palen, magnetische stenen, het wegnemen van een muur onder een brug, Gordiaanse knoop, rivierverbeteringen met name d.m.v. paalwerken, een moddermolen, het ophogen van een fort met aarde, brillen voor mensen met scheve neuzen, het terugpakken van een bal die in een diep gat is gevallen, de werking van geluidsgolven, maaneclips van 1680, droogmakerijen. Het boek eindigt met enkele pagina's tekst in het Nederlands. De overige text is in het Italiaans. Ad 3. (24) pag. en 15 prenten (ets en gravure) naar ontwerp van Meyer en eenmaal gesigneerd door I.B. Honoratus. Hierin o.a. opnieuw brillen voor mensen met scheve neuzen, een korenmolen op waterkracht, het repareren van doorgebroken zeedijken, het uitdiepen van een rivier, verschillende soorten rijtuigen, het planten van moerbeibomen rond Rome, hoe Meyer weer water onder de Condotten van Rome heeft gekregen, de kometen die tussen 1680 en 1698 te zien zijn geweest en set van 4 afbeeldingen van de vier muren van een ideaal ingerichte kamer met (boeken)kasten, bedstede, een camera obscura, globe, telescoop, wiskundige instrumenten, open haard, stoelen, huisdieren etc. etc. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 4. 15 pag. Teksten o.a. van Franciscus Maria Honoratus en Gio Battista Valenti. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 5. (4) pag. en grote kaart van de provincie van Bologna, Ferrara en Ravenna. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 6. (8)+59 pag. Formaat klein folio, door montering in grotere bladen passend gemaakt in de grotere band. Met 2 anonieme prenten en 1 blad tekst (de eerste bladzijde) buiten de collatie. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 7. (12) pag. Formaat 8¡, door montering in grotere bladen passend gemaakt in de grotere band. Ongeillustreerd. De text is in het Italiaans. Ad 8. (8) pag. Met 1 gravure buiten de tekst. Formaat 8¡, door montering in grotere bladen passend gemaakt in grotere band. De text is in het Italiaans. The book is bounded in leather and has a beautifully decorated back in gold (hxwxd: 40x27,5x5). The back is divided with 6 raised bands. The lower part of the back is professionally restored (from the last raised band untill the bottom, about 7 cm). The prints in the book are of extinguished quality, which exceed the quality of normal book-illustrations. The book contains of the following 8 sections: [1] L'Arte di restituire ˆ Roma la tralasciata navigatione del suo Teuere. Rome, Lazzari Varese, 1685. This section is subdivided in three subsections, (182 pages and 69 prints (etching and engraving), almost all originally handcoloured after the design of Meyer and by artists as Jo. Collin, Gasper van Wittel, Ia. Blondeau, Ber. De Balliu, B.D., Jo. Baptista Falda, B. Denner, Gommaro Wouters en Car. Van Witel. The first print is for instance a beautiful one of Neptune. The second subsection contains an inserted "Pianta dello stagno di Maccarese": 3 pages with colophon: Roma, Nicol'angelo Tinassi 1681. The third page of this inserted Pianta has a little hole in the page and the right bottom of about 2 cm by 1 cm, it however does not erase any tekst. The three subsections focus on the watercourses of rivers, but also contain descriptions of the working of fountains, equipment to weigh (for instance to see if the crown was made of gold or silver), land-geomatry, the relocation and tousle of the pillar of Trajanus and the looks of the Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Colonna and the front square of the Saint Peter in Rome. The illustration of the Piazza del Popolo has a tiny tear which has been enduring professionally restored. [2] Nuovi ritrovamenti divisi in due parti, contre tavole in lingua Latina, Francese & Ollandese. Rome, G.G. Komarek Boemo, 1696. 56 pages and 25 prints (etching and engraving) after the design of Meyer and most of the time undersigned by G. Wouters. This section beginns with the prints of the dragon which supposed to have been seen near Rome in 1691. This is a very famous and beautiful print. It contains furthermore several inventions of Meyer: the pulling out of the ground of poles, magnetic stones, the deduction of a wall under a bridge, the Gordian knot, river-improvements by for instance palisades, a mud mill, the increasing of a fortress with soil, glasses for people with asymmetric noses, the receival of a ball which is fallen into a deep hole, the working of sound waves, moon eclipse of 1680 and the art of making dry. This section ends with several pages of text in Dutch. [3] Nuovi ritrovamenti dati in luce dall' ingegneiro Cornelio Meyer. Rome, G.G. Komarek Boemo, 1689. 24 pages and 15 prints (etching and engravings) after the design of Meyer and party undersigned by I.B. Honoratus. In this book again glasses for people with asymmetric noses, a corn mill on water power, the repair of broken dykes near the sea, the depthening of a river, several differtent types of carriages, the planting of mulberry's near Rome, how Meyer got water underneath the Condotte di Roma, the comets which have been seen between 1680 and 1698 and a set of 4 prints of the 4 walls of ani deal decorated room with (book)cases, sleeping cabinet, a camera obscura, a globe, a telescope, mathematic instruments, a fire place, chairs, house pets, etc. [4] Sac. Conqreg. Riparum Tyberis Romana Remunerationis pro illustriss. D. Cornelio Meyer memoriale [colophon: Rome, Reu. Cam. Apost. 1685]. 15 pages, texts of among others Fransiscus Maria Honoratus and Gio Battista Valenti, in latin. [5] Descrittione di un facilissimo modo di ben ponderate invenzioni dell' ingegniere Cornelio Meyer per impedire l'inondazioni sopra de Provincie de Bologna, Ferrara e Ravenna [colophon: Rome, Berbano, 1698. 4 pages and a big map of the provence of Bolognia, Ferrara e Ravenna e sui paludi. [6] Apologia di Fransesco Maria onorati per la passonata, Roma, Berbano, 1698. 8 pages and 59 pages. Smaller book which is made suitable for the bigger leather band by mounting it on bigger pages. With 2 anonymous prints and 1 page (the first page) of tekst outside the collation. [7] All'illustrissima Congregatione Camerale per l'ingeniere Cornelio Meyer. Memoriale. 12 pages, size in octavo, which is made suitable for the bigger leather band by mounting it on bigger pages. Not illustrated. [8] Discorso esposto in publico da Benedetto Benedetti, professore di scienze mettematiche in Roma [colophon: Rome, Reu. Cam. Apost. 1 8 pages, with 1 engraving outside the tekst. Size in octavo, which is made suitable for the bigger leather band by mounting it on bigger pages. About Cornelis Meijer (Amsterdam 1629 - Rome 1701): Cornelis Meijer was a Dutch engineer, born in Amsterdam in 1629. He was the son of a simple Amsterdam carriage wheel maker. The papal chamber asked hi mto come to Italy to purify the Tiber and to make it navigable. Het went to Rome via Venice in 1674/1675. He became a member of the most important scientific association, the "Accademia Fisicomatematica" which became known among art historians by its connections with the famous artist Casper van Wittel ("Gaspare Vanvitelli"). He converted himself as former Lutheran into the Roman Catholic church. In 1676 he started a very succesful project to save the famous Via Flaminia against the undermining working of the Tiber

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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        Opera Omnia Theologica, of Alle de Godtgeleerde Wercken. t'Samen by een vervat, en nu op nieuws door eenige Beminnaers der Waerheydt, ter eeren Godts en hares Naesten welvaert in Druk uytgegeven. Verrijkt met vier Registers, en eenige andere Schriften van den Autheur, door desen nooyt in Druck geweest. Als mede voor yder Tractaet sijn eygen Tytel en Voorreden gestelt, en getrouwelijk in onse Nederduytsche Spraecke overgeset.

      Amsterdam, Joannes van Veen 1681. (8, portret, 8) 642 (20) p. Opnieuw gebonden overslaand Perkament, Folio (inclusief het vaak ontbrekende portret van deze doopsgezinde leidsman).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Zeldzaame en gedenkwaardige zee- en land- reizen; door Egypten, West-Indien, Perzien, Turkyen, Oost-Indien, en d'aangrenzende gewesten; behelzende een zeer naauwkeurige beschrijving der genoemde landen/ benevens der zelver inwoonderen godsdienst/ regeering/ zeden en gewoonten/ mitsgaders veele zeer vreemde voorvallen/ en ongemeene geschiedenissen/ en wonderlijke wedervaringen. Aangevangen in den jaare 1660, en geëndigd in den jaare 1677. Vertaald uit d'eigene aanteekeningen en brieven ..

      Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1681.4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt, with red morocco title label to spine (extremities of spine sl. damaged; sl. rubbed). With engraved allegorical title-page and 17(of 18) engraved plates (several folding) by Jan Luyken and J. Harrewyn. (8),495,(7) pp.First edition. - This book is claimed to be translated from the papers of an English nobleman but according to Tiele it was composed by G. Broekhuizen. 'G. van Broekhuizen, a seventeenth-century translator and publisher from Amsterdam, had read enough travel accounts to be able to compose one himself. Edward Melton's voyage to Egypt, the West Indies, Persia, Turkey, The East Indies and neighbouring regions is pure fiction, but van Broekhuizen inserted enough curiosities to make his book interesting' (Koster, To Hellen's noble land, 32). Muller, at the other hand states ' this description is rendered still more important by the circumstance, that Melton was at New-York in 1668, in the height of the quarrel between England and Holland on the possession of the country, so that he uses the names New York and New-Amsterdam indiscriminately'. 'Exactly who he was, wether he really existed, or if Melton was his real name remains an unsettled problem' (Howgego p.701). The first part is dealing with Egypt. A very detailed description is given in the second part of New Netherland, based on Adriaen van der Donck and Arnoldus Montanus, Virginia, Florida, Cuba, Haiti, Panama and Jamaica; also relating to the buccaneers in the West Indies. The third part is dealing with Persia and Turkey, the fourth with Asia and South Africa. Van Broekhuizen showed a morbid interest in oriental tortures, which he described in detail and of which Jan Luyken presented some vivid illustrations. 'Several of the plates are by the celebrated Jan Luiken and are among his best productions' (Asher 16). Tiele 738; Cat. NHSM I, p.118; Sabin 47472; European Americana IV p.82; Muller, America, 960; Weber 324; Not in the Blackmer or Atabey Collection; Van Eeghen-Van der Kellen 42.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE Rare Books]
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        Donaueschingen als Garnison. 1681 - 1995.

      . 156 S. Originalpappband, gebunden.. Gut erhalten. 1296 Wir versenden jedes lieferbare Buch am gleichen oder nächsten Werktag.

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        Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter. Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place, the Officers, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches, and Priviledges. Together, with a Catalogue of all Bishops, Mayors, Sheriffs, from the Year 1049, to 1677

      , London: Published by Rowland Reynolds, , 1681 , [6], 64, 191, [62], frontispiece with two coats of arms, plus folding map of the city, numerous coats of arms in the text, originally published 1677 with title 'Antiquities of the city of Exeter'

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        Sermons on the Hundred and Nineteenth Psalm preached by Thomas Manton - 1681

      - Sermons on the Hundred and Nineteenth Psalm preached by the late reverend and learned Thomas Manton with a perfect alphabetical table, Directing to the principal matters Contained therein. 1681 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cross & Crown Rare Books]
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        La Coutume Reformee Du Pais et Duché De Normandie, Anciens Ressorts et Enclaves d'Iceluy, Expliquee Par Plusieurs Arrets et Reglements (2 volumes).

      Chez Jean Lucas, Rouen 1681 - Deux volumes, reliure d'époque, plein veau brun, dos à caissons dorés, Ex libris manuscrits. Titre avec vignette gravée dans chaque volume. (4) p, 652 p, table, (2)p, 618 p, 48p, table. Bandeaux, culs-de-lampes gravés. Intérieur bon état, quelques traces d'usure sur reliure. Size: In Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rossignol]
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        The Art of Rhetoric, With a Discourse of The Laws of England [and] A Dialogue Between a Phylosopher and a Student, of The Common-Laws of England Wing H2212

      London: Printed for William Crooke at the Green Dragon without Temple-Bar, 1681. Early tree calf, rebacked, marbled edges, a bit rubbed, light browning, else clean and crisp, with the frontispiece; the Taussig copy Hobbes' major work of legal philosophy, a "Dialogue" between Francis Bacon (and Hobbes) as the philosopher and Sir Edward Coke as the lawyer, Coke later defended by Hale, with Hobbes' own views to be reflected in Austin, Bentham, and J.F. Stephen

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        Traite de la lithotomie, ou, de l'extraction de la pierre hors la vessie, avec les figures

      Noted 4th edition 1681 (the colophon of 1682), according to the 4th edition held in Edinburgh in 1689, but a slip at the end reported an observation Tolet in 1690. Moreover there is a fourth edition in Utrecht in 1693. Apparently snack is not the same for foreign editions show a frontispiece and 18 plates. These 19 boards are out text in one text engraved intaglio by Launette. The board p. 145 has been resized (only the margins) and no longer on a full page. Full period calf, spine decorated nerves completely redone recently, corners and edges restored. Skilled labor. Remarkable and famous treatise on surgery extraction of stones, boards illustrate the steps of the operation with stunning realism. chez l'autheur A Paris 1681 [1689] in 12 (16,5x9,5cm) 249pp. (7) et 19 pl. Un Vol. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Remarques Critiques Sur Les Oeuvres D'HORACE, Avec Une Nouvelle Traduction. In TEN VOLLUMES. 1681-1689.

      Denys Thierry, & Claude Barbin 1681. TEXT IN LATIN AND FRENCH. BINDING: The Ten Volumes are bound in Full Speckled Contemporary Calf, with raised bands, Gilt decoration to spines, two gilt lettered labels to each volume, and speckled paper edges. CONDITION: Spines and extremities scuffed, worm holes and chips to sides foot of spines; former owners name to front pastedown. All Covers are firm and tight and internally very clean. A VERY NICE AND RARE SET.

      [Bookseller: ELY BOOKS]
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        A COLLECTION OF LETTERS AND OTHER WRITINGS, RELATING TO THE HORRID POPISH PLOTT: Printed from the Originals in the Hands of George Treby Esq; Chairman of the Committee of Secrecy of the Honourable House of Commons. Published by Order of that House

      London, Printed for Samuel Heyrick; Thomas Dring; and John Wickins, 1681.. FIRST EDITION 1681, folio, approximately 320 x 190 mm, 12½ x 7½ inches, 1 historiated initial, pages: (6), 104, 109-27, (1) - Contents table, jump in pagination present in all copies, nothing missing, collation: (A2), *1, B-Z2, Aa-Ii2, bound in modern quarter calf, blue paper boards, raised bands, gilt rules and 3 gilt lettered black morocco labels to spine, new endpapers. A small area of indentations to upper cover, Order-to-print leaf (A1v) browned and dusty, crack between *1v and B1r, Hh2v and Ii1, stab holes to inner margins from original binding as a pamphlet, final 2 leaves lightly foxed, final page slightly browned and with 2 small ink smudges, no loss of legibility. A very good copy. Letters relating to the 1678 so-called Popish Plot against Charles II invented by Titus Oates to foment anti Catholic hatred. Most of the collection consists of letters to and from Edward Colman or Coleman (1636?-1678) an English Catholic courtier under Charles II of England and a charismatic Catholic convert who was appointed secretary to the Duke of York's second wife. He was hanged, drawn and quartered on a treason charge, having been implicated by Titus Oates in his false accusations. He is a Catholic martyr, beatified by Pope Pius XI in 1929. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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