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        Pas-kaart Van de Golff de Guanaios ..Yucatan en Il Cuba

      Amsterdam, 1682. No Binding. Near Fine. 20 1/4 x 22 3/4 inches. Fine hand color; on two-ply paper as issued, excellent condition. One of the first, if not the first, printed chart to focus on the Yucatan Peninsula. It highlights the vital shipping lanes between Cuba, at lower left, and the Yucatan. The finely engraved chart is oriented with north to the bottom and includes the island of Cozumel. Its place names are all in Spanish suggesting a Spanish source for this Dutch chart.

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        Acta Eruditorum. Anno MDCLXXXII publicata.

      Leipzig Gross & Gleditsch 1682 4° Pagine 10 non numerate + 402 + 6 non numerate. legatura coeva in piena pergamena. Titolo oro al dorso su tassello. 21 tavole incise. Alcune fioriture. Carta brunita come di consueto. PRIMO VOLUME DELLA FAMOSA ACTA ERUDITORUM STAMPATA TRA IL 1682 ED IL 1776. QUESTO LAVORO E' LA PRIMA ENCICLOPEDIA TEDESCA.

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      London, Samuel Smith, 1682.. being a full and accurate description of the Kingdom of Abessinia, vulgarly, though erroneously called the Empire of Prester John. In Four Books ... By the learned Job Ludolphus, author of the Ethiopic Lexicon. Made English by J. P. Gent. First English edition 1682 (originally published in Latin in 1681), folio, 335 x 210 mm, 13¼ x 8¼ inches, 8 engraved plates of which 7 are double page, engraved plate of Ethiopic Alphabet, 1 double page genealogical table, no map in this volume but we have the Ethiopic Alphabet (some copies seem to have either the map or the Alphabet), pages: (8), 88, 151-370, 375-398, as in all copies page numbers 89-150 and 371-374 have been omitted, text complete, bound in full old calf, skilfully rebacked to style, blind stamped motif and gilt title to spine, endpapers replaced using old paper. Covers and corners slightly worn, 2 small closed tears to inner edge of title page, repaired, very light spotting to title page, closed tear to 2 lower margins very neatly repaired, 4 plates have short closed edge tears, neatly repaired, occasional small light stain to margins, large very pale damp stain to lower outer corner of about 50 pages, binding tight and firm, a good copy. Contents: taken from title page: I. An account of the nature, quality and condition of the country, and inhabitants; their mountains, metals and minerals; their rivers (particularly of the source of the Nile and Niger); their birds, beasts, amphibious animals, (as the River Horse and Crocodile); serpents, &c. II. Their political government; the genealogy and succession of their kings; a description of their court, and camp; their power and military discipline; their courts of Justice, &c. III. Their ecclesiastical affairs; their conversion to the Christian religion, and the propagation thereof, their sacred writings, their sacraments, rites, ceremonies, and church discipline; the decrease of the Romish religion, their contentions with the Jesuits, their separation from the Greek church, &c. IV. Their private oeconomy, their books and learning; their common names, their dyet, marriages, and polygamies, their mechanick arts, and trades, their burials, their merchandize and commerce, &c. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Butlers Ghost: or Hudibras. the forth part. With reflections upon these Times. Jacta est alea. Eras-

      Printed: 1682. 1653-1723 Octavo, . First edition [ ]4, B-N8. This copy is bound in modern green quarter morroco. Thomas D'Urfey , English songwriter and dramatist. His comedies for the stage were forerunners of the ballad opera. In 1699-1700 Wit and Mirth; or, Pills to Purge Melancholy, which included his own witty, satirical songs and many older tunes adapted to new lyrics, played in London. This was a major source for ballad operas, including the tunes of John Gay's Beggar's Opera.

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        Methodus Plantarum Nova, Brevitatis & Perspicuitatis causa Synoptice in Tabulis Exhibita; Cum notis Generum tum summorum tum subalternorum Characteristicis, Observationibus nonullis de seminibus Plantarum & Indice Copioso

      London : Henry Faithorne, 1682 First edition of John Ray's groundbreaking work on the classification of plants. Newly and expertly rebound in full leather with gilt titles and gilt bands to spine. With frontispiece, title page, dedication, preface, text with one plate and index. According to Wikipedia, Ray used plant specimens gathered from his tour of Europe with John Willughby as the basis for this work. The Methodus itself then lay the groundwork for Ray's major work - Historia Generalis Plantarum, published from 1686 on. The frontispiece has been relaid with some loss at edges and there is a small ink signature of Alfred Block at the top of the title page. There is general light browning to edges of leaves. An interesting note has been bound in to the rear endpaper.

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        Tractatus historico-politicus de professoribus academicis.

      (Uppsala), H. Curio, 1682. 8:o. (8),226 s. Med titelvinjett med emblematisk sköldpadda. + SCHEFFERUS, JOHANNES. De orbibus tribus aureis nuper in Scania erutis è terra disquisitio antiquaria. Sthlm, N. Wankif, 1675. 8:o. (8),132,(3) s. & 1 utvikbar träsnittsplansch. Samtida pergamentbd med en under 1700-talets första hälft påsatt skinnrygg med upphöjda bind, sparsam guldornering och rödbrun titeletikett. Stänkta snitt. Ryggen ganska nött och småfläckig samt med ett mindre maskhål i främre ytterfalsen. En mindre bläckfläck på främre snitt. Inlagan till det första arbetet har en del sporadiska anteckningar i text och marginaler. Sidorna 225-26 insatt från annat ex. och med en rads textförlust samt en fuktrand. Den felande sista sidan, s. 227, är ersatt av en äldre handskrift. Det andra arbetet med fläck på s. 1-4 och en lagad reva med viss textförlust på s. 59-60. Med C. F. Pipers förvärvsanteckning att han köpt boken på auktion i Stockholm den 2 maj 1727. Två korsställda c:n i bläck på titelbladet. Från Ericsberg. Första arbetet saknar ett blad!. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 774 respektive 826. Warmholtz 9169 respektive 1588. Detta exemplar av Rolott med tryckt dedikation till Edvard Horn, andra är dedicerade till Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie. Det första verket trycktes först i form av dissertationer under C. Arrhenius och J. Columbus och är en historik över bl.a. Uppsala universitets professorer. Vinjetten som eventuellt är ett boktryckarmärke föreställer en sköldpadda omgiven av texten "Nimia festinatio noverca eruditarum cogitationum" och en banderoll med texten "Pedetentim". Warmholtz skriver om Schefferus: "Guldstyckena som här beskrifvas, och Scheffer låtit afrita, och skära i trä, förvaras uti Ant. archivo." De hittades i en åker i Skåne 1674 och detta är den första arkeologiska utgrävningsrapporten i Sverige. Carl Fredric Piper (1700-70) var bl.a. president i Kammarkollegium och hovkansler. På Engsö byggde han upp ett ansenligt bibliotek som skingrades 1803

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        [Emblem Book] Quinti Horatii Flacci Emblemata, imaginibus in aes incisis, notisque illustrata

      Bruxellis [Brussels]: Apud Franciscvm Foppens, M.DC.LXXXII. [1682]. Early Reprint. Full Calf. Near Fine+. 4to: [8],205,[3]pp, with full-page engraved coat-of-arms, portrait of "Octavio Vaenius," and 103 engraved emblems with mottoes in Latin and stanzas in French below each plate and verses in Latin, Italian, Dutch and French on verso of preceding plate. Contemporary sprinkled calf, very skillfully rebacked, spine in six compartments between raised bands with central printer's ornament in blind, recent blue morocco lettering piece gilt, title page in red and black with portrait medallion. Provenance: Crawfurd Antrobus (armorial book plate on front paste down). An excellent, well-margined copy with several old well-executed paper repairs to short closed tears, mostly marginal; few marginal stains, else clean, fresh, and bright, plates in deep, rich impressions, in handsome period binding. Landwehr, Low Countries, 680 (for the identical Brussels Foppens edition of 1683). Praz II, p.168-69. & First of the Brussels Foppens editions of Veen's enduringly popular "Emblems from Horace" (principally from the Odes and Satires), a classic of the emblematic literature, originally published, in Antwerp, in 1607, then reprinted in numerous editions with polyglot text, ensuring it a Europe-wide readership. Van Veen was among the most important Dutch emblematists of the 17th-century, as well as Antwerp's leading artist and dean of the painters' guild of St. Luke. Peter Paul Rubens entered his studio, in 1594 or 1595, as an apprentice, and Veen's role as a classically educated humanist artist (a pictor doctus) influenced Rubens deeply. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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      "chez Jean Jomb" 1682: "chez Jean Jomb" a very good copy - 1682, in 12 (16x9,5cm), (6) 188pp. (8); a second edition published in 1682 after the first edition published in 1669 with the changes made to the first edition identified at the end of the book. contemporary leather binding in VG conditions with gilted decorated spine, raised bands, bumped corners, tight hinges, never repaired. missing the front end paper. With an original frontispiece and 82 plates in VG conditions. This geometry treaty had an important influence for future mathematicians and even architects. Le Clerk (1637-1714) was engineer, geographer, perspective professor, and was admitted at the Academy as a painter; he equally composed a treaty d" architecture and was named by the French King Louis XIV the official engraver of his office. Each of his plates depicts not only geometrical forms but he combined them with scenes of life which makes the book more interesting and attractive. A scarce book in these conditions.. First Thus. Full-Leather. Very Good.

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        En lijten book/ om gudz taal/ röst och uthroop til alla ogudachtige menniskior/ skrifwit aff then h.

      propheten Ezechiel/ ock är thet uthaf hans propheties 33 cap. och then 11 versen/ sålunda lydandes: så sant som iagh lefwer/ säger herren/ herren/ jagh hafwer ingen lust til then ogudachtiges dödh etc. Thenne book är i förstonne samman skrefwen aff en doctor uthi then h. skriff/ benämbd Richard Baxter/ på thet engelske språket/ sedermehr/ verterat på thet tyske/ uthaf Johanne Tonjola, italienske predikant uthi Basel/ och affsatt på swänskan aff Joh. Silvio. Åhr 1682 tryckt medh kongl. räntemästares/ edel och welb. herr Jacob Sneckenbergs wälmente bekostning. Sthlm, H. Keyser, 1683. 12:o. (12),336 s. Samtida ngt nött mörkbrunt skinnbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och ngt senare titeletikett i grön glättad papp: "Guds tal och röst". Klistermarmorerade röda snitt. Pärmarna med förgyllda ramverk, hörnstämplar och mittornament samt bevarade spännen. All ornering är oxiderad. Några småfläckar, mest på de inledande bladen, men som helhet ren. Fläck i texten på s. 122-48 och 161-89. Med initialerna "L. F." på titelbladet, delvis bortskrapad 1700-talsnamnteckning "Johanna Schialotta" daterad i Alingsås, Johan Wärnbergs namnteckning, Kungliga bibliotekets duplettmarkering i blyerts, Stråles exlibris och från Ericsberg.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 51 med felaktig kollationering. Översättaren Johan Silvius har använt sig av en tysk förlaga, översatt från det engelska originalet av den italienska predikanten Johannes Tonjola. Baxters originalskrift, "A call to the unconverted to turn and live" utkom 1657 och hade redan 1660 tryckts nio upplagor och översattes efter hand till de flesta europeiska språk. Översättaren skriver i sitt förord att boken är riktad "emot ahteister, werldennes hansar, leckermunnar, uthi sitt kötzlige lefwerne swijnachtige och fääwulne, uthaff syndestancken illaluchtande och uthaff högmod, ståltheet och argheet flåsande och upbläste menniskior, hwilke bekläda en medelmåttig character men werdera sig sielfwa alt för högdt". Silvius har tillägnat sin översättning riksskattmästaren Sten Bielke, kammarpresidenten Claes Fleming och ytterligare elva olika kungliga tjänste- och förtroendemän. Hellekant skriver att arbetet endast utkom en gång i Silvius översättning och inte fick någon spridning i Sverige under 1700-talet då, märkligt nog, inte en enda ny upplaga trycktes. Under 1800-talet utkom arbetet i flera editioner och olika översättningar, utan att översättare och utgivare kände till den tidigare upplagan från 1683

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        Cantus, Songs and Fancies, To Three, Four, or Five Parts, Both apt for Voices and Viols

      Printed in Aberdeen: by John Forbes, and are to be sold at his printing-house,, 1682. With a brief Introduction to Musick. As is taught in the Musick-School of Aberdeen. The Third Edition, much Enlarged and Corrected. Oblong small quarto (161 × 213 mm), in 2 parts. 19th-century stiff vellum, covers with two-line gilt ruled borders, lettered on front cover, spine with double gilt bands, marbled endpapers. Title printed within woodcut borders, woodcut arms on verso, full-page woodcut, smaller cuts in text, printed music, woodcut headpiece. Armorial bookplate of George Seton Veitch. Title extended at foot, a little marginal restoration to early and last leaves not affecting text, outer leaves slightly dusty, still a good copy. Rare early edition of the first Scottish music book. The Hero as Printer comments that "this work was the first published edition containing Scottish songs and the only music book which presents the music as well as the teaching method employed in a Scottish music school of the period." Among the many songs here is the old Scots carol, "Remember, O thou man", which is frequently cited as the source of the tune used for the British national anthem, "God Save the Queen". Wing attributes the work to Thomas Davidson, as the first edition title has "T.D." [i.e. Thomas Davidson] as the instructor of the "musick-schole", but Forbes signs the introduction here twice, and claims to have compiled the whole work himself. (Ironically, his introduction is actually plagiarized from Thomas Morley, A plaine and easie introduction to practicall musicke, 1597.) There are two so-called third editions, both dated 1682, one with engraved title, the other with variant letterpress title. Wing puts this issue second of the two, following Aldis, but ESTC more recently reverses the order. Forbes added a second part to this third edition, with divisional title: "Severall of the Choisest Italian Songs composed by Giovanni Giacomo Castoldi da Carravaggio. Together also, with some of the Best new English-Ayres. Collected from their chiefest Authors, All in Three Parts, Viz. Two Trebles and a Bass." All early editions are rare, and are usually found defective.

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        The Compleat Troller, or, The Art of Trolling with a Description of all the Utensils Instruments Tackling and Materials required thereto: with Rules and Directions how to use them. As also a Brief Account of Most of the Principal Rivers in England

      London: T James; Thomas Helder. G : in Good condition. Later rebind with cropped pages. Green eps. Prelims loose but still intact. Rubbed leather spine. Minor bumping to corners. Some chipping to some pages. Aeg. 1682. First Edition. Green/gilt leather tooled cover. 150mm x 90mm (6" x 4"). 78pp. Fishing. Rivers in England include: Avon, Cham, Swift, Ouse, Humber, Trent, Tine [Tyne], Tweed, Severne, Thames, Chester, Dove, Medway, Tame [Thame]. .

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        Memorials of the English Affairs: Or An Account of What passes from the beginning of the Reign of King Charles the First , to King Charles the Second his happy Restauration. Containing the Publick Transactions, Civil and Military. Together with

      London: Printed for Nathaniel Powder At the Sign of the Peacock. 1682. Hardcover. Contemporary calf rebacked with five raised bands on spine, spine label bearing gilt titles, joints starting from upper edges, corners worn and some wear to edges of boards, bookplates of Alexander Finlay and D. G. Mackenzie to front pastedown, some browning throughout as usual, some soiling to leaves F & F2 but text remains legible, p.305 with split in centre of page with no loss of text, pagination and register erratic. , Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (6 August 1605 – 28 July 1675) was an English lawyer, writer and parliamentarian. During the English Civil war he took the parliament's side but he acted with moderation throughout, taking no part in the trial of King Charles I or in the disputes between parliament and the army. His account of the civil war and the events surrounding it was published postumously by Arthur Annesley, Earl of Anglesey, "who took considerable liberties with the ms." (Lowndes, Bibliographer’s manual). Despite that, alongside Clarendon's history, it remains one of the most important contemporary accounts of the civil war period. , Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        Sermon Presche a L'ouverture De L'assemblee Generale Du Clerge De France : Le 9 Novembre 1681 a La Meffe Folemnelle Du Saint Efprit, Dans L'Eglife Des Grands Auguftins

      France: Federic Leonard. Acceptable/No DJ. 1682. Hard Cover. Title translates :"Sermon preached at the opening of the General Assembly of the clergy of France" by French bishop and theologian Jacques Benigne Bossuet, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. He was court preacher to Louis XIV of France and was a strong advocate of political absolutism and the divine right of kings. Hinges are worn, but are still holding boards and pages together. Edge wear. Prior owners names on title page and first free-end page. Text is clean of markings. Foxing. There are wrinkles in pages. .

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        Plate 92 - Red Frangipani

      Mark Catesby (1682-1749)Plate from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama IslandsLondon: 1731 - 1743; [1731-1771, 3rd edition]Hand-colored copper-plate engraving20" x 14"; 24" x 20 1/2" framedIn 1712, the English-born artist and naturalist Mark Catesby embarked on a series of expeditions to the southern colonies of British North America. Enthralled by the wildlife of the New World, he spent years traveling by foot through parts of present-day Virginia, Georgia, the Carolinas and the Bahamas. Over the course of his journeys, he encountered and documented uncountable varieties of animal and plant life that were entirely unknown to Europeans. His drawings and written observations were the raw material for an unprecedented project: a scientific account of previously uninvestigated wildlife, with illustrations taken from life. When Catesby returned to England from his final voyage to America in 1726, he was unable to afford the expense of having his drawings engraved professionally. Undeterred, he taught himself to etch with the assistance of Joseph Goupy, a French artist living in London, and went on to produce all but a few of the plates for his publication. He scrupulously monitored the coloring of the engravings, either painting the impressions himself or closely supervising the work to insure its fidelity to his preparatory studies. The result of Catesby’s tenacious effort was the most sweeping, complete and unique natural history study ever done. Widely considered a crowning achievement of 18th-century art and science, Catesby’s Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands has lost none of its power to delight in the 250 years since its publication. This remarkable study of American plants, animals, and marine life provided an important model for later artists, including John James Audubon, who followed in Catesby’s footsteps a century later. The works illustrated here are among the masterpieces of Catesby’s Natural History. The artist’s charming, distinctive style is immediately apparent in these engravings, and Catesby’s enthusiasm for his subjects is palpable. Aside from their esthetic charm, however, Catesby’s illustrations were significant for other reasons. His pioneering attempts to describe and portray birds accurately, life-sized, and in botanical settings set him apart from his contemporaries and foreshadowed the work of Audubon and Alexander Wilson. He was the first to abandon the Indian names for his subjects, trying to establish scientific names based on generic relationships. Indeed, the great Linnaeus, working on his Systema Naturae at this time, used Catesby’s work as the basis of his system of binomial nomenclature for American species. For all these and many other reasons, these are magnificent prints both for their beauty and importance. The quality of the work was so far superior to foregoing accounts that many scholars rank Catesby as the first real naturalist in America.

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        Aula Sancti Sanctorum Hoc est Conciones super Mysteria, Acta & Dicta Jesu Christi Per Dominicos Dies Anni propositae

      Bamberg, Fievet 1682.. Tle. I/1, I/2 und II/1 (alles Erschienene) in 1 Band. 7 Bll., 211 S., Tit., 198 S., 2 Bll., 136 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. 4°. VD17 12:628338H (nur ein Expl. in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, mit identischer Kollation und ebenfalls ohne Portrait). - Jesuitische Predigtensammlung. - Tl. II/1 nach I/1 gebunden. der hübsche Einband am Rücken etwas wurmstichig. Gebräunt, anfangs etwas feuchtfleckig.

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        Historie der Sevarambes

      Amsterdam,: T. van Hoorn, 1682.. Small quarto, four parts in one volume (part 4 with separate pagination), engraved frontispiece by J. Luiken (dated 1683) and 16 plates (repairs to tears in two plates, one with insubstantial loss at bottom corner); a few upper margins a little short but a very good copy in full vellum antique. Very rare, the first fully illustrated edition of this seventeenth-century imaginary voyage to western Australia, based on the story of the wreck of the VOC ship Vergulde Draeck in 1656. The plates are thus early - if imaginary - depictions of the Australian coast, and include two coastal scenes depicting the first meeting with the local population, the Australian court, and the fabulous fauna.The importance of the detailed and inventive illustrations has been overlooked: after the various editions of Pelsaert, this is the second major work to depict life and conditions on the Australian mainland, however fancifully. This work also has an important connection with Vlamingh's exceedingly rare Journaal wegens de Voyagie of 1701, as Vlamingh's very real voyage to Australia in 1696-7 only made it separately into print as a companion volume to the second Dutch edition of this imaginary work (see catalogue no. XXXX).The story is based on the 1656 wreck of the Vergulde Draeck, which ran aground on the coast north of modern-day Perth. Seventy-five of the crew and passengers made it ashore. The captain Pieter Albertsz despatched a crew of seven in a small boat to Batavia and a rescue expedition was mounted, but found no trace of the survivors; the possibility that parts of the crew survived on mainland Australia was an enticing fiction. Vairasse openly used this real-life voyage as the model for his own, having the Goude Draak wreck in western Australia the same year as its namesake. After the ship founders, some seventy-four women and three hundred and seven men survive on the barren shore, from whence they journey to the land of the Sevarambes, an Australian utopia.The work, which also borrows features from the wreck of the Batavia, is one of the most important imaginary voyages to Terra Australis, and is cited as a direct influence on Swift. The book thus forms an important link in the long history of seventeenth-century Dutch exploration of the west Australian coast, not least because it dates from a time when the lines between imaginary and real voyages were blurred.Its publishing history is complex, but suffice to say that the first part was published in London in 1675, and the first collected edition was published in Paris in 1682. This Dutch edition was translated by Gerard van Broekhuizen the same year as the French collected edition, and seemingly based on the French text. The frontispiece is by Jan Luyken, and the plates (four signed) by Johannes van den Aveele (or Avelen).Davidson, 'A Book Collector's Notes', p. 43; not in Landwehr, 'VOC', but see 373 (note on 1701 edition and Vlamingh); Tiele, 'Nederlandsche Bibliographie', p. 111 (1701 edition).

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      Geneva, Apud Samuelem De Tournes. 1682.. tum in aere compresso, tum in factitio, instituta, circa ignem, animalia, &c. Una cum descriptione machinarum continentur. 1682, Latin text, small 4to, 230 x 175 mm, 9 x 6¾ inches, printer's pictorial device on title page, 5 folding engraved plates, pages (4), 130, (2), bound in full antique leather, rebacked and recornered in modern lighter leather, 3 raised bands and remains of original label to spine, lettering rubbed away. Covers slightly worn and pitted, pages lightly age-browned, occasional pale foxing to margins, small light brown stain to title page and first 15 pages, 20 mm (1 inch) diameter gradually diminishing in size, not obscuring text, occasional pale stain to margins, small tear on 1 lower margin (paper flaw?), scribble in lower margin of final text page and first page of index, 4th plate slightly foxed at lower edge, tiny hole in blank area of 5th plate neatly repaired. Binding tight and firm. A good copy. This is an early Latin edition of the second continuation of Boyle's "New experiments physico-mechanicall, touching the spring of the air, and its effects", first published in 1660. It was first published in Latin in London in 1680. This second continuation to Boyle's first scientific work describes the third air pump used in England. This pump was designed in 1676 by Denis Papin, who had brought it with him from France in the same year, when he joined Boyle. Fulton, The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle, No. 17A and see pages 9-13. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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      - EM QUE SE EXAMINAM AS FELICIdades, & se beatifica a vida NO PATROCINIO DA VIRGEM MÃY da Graça, HOROSCOPO da Constellaçaõ melhor afortunada. ESCRIVIA ANTONIO DE SOVSA DE MACEDO &c. LISBOA. Na Officina de MIGVEL DESLANDES. A custa de Antonio Leite Pereira. M.DC.LXXXII. [1682]. In 4º (de 19x14 cm) com (xvi)- 230-(xviii) pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada e no rótulo vermelho. Exemplar apresenta folha de rosto com título de posse da época. Obra escrita pelo mesmo autor de "Flores de España, Excelencias de Portugal"; "Eva e Ave, ou Maria triumphante";" Mercurios Portuguezes, com as novas da guerra entre Portugal e Castella"; e muitas outras obras importantíssimas. Barbosa Machado I, 401. Pinto de Matos, 592. Inocêncio I, 276: "Antonio de Sousa de Macedo, Fidalgo da Casa Real, Commendador das Ordens de Christo e S. Bento de Avis, Doutor em Direito Civil pela Univ. de Coimbra, Desembargador da Casa da Supplicação, Secretario de Embaixada na Côrte de Londres, e Embaixador aos Estados de Hollanda, Secretario d’Estado d’Elrei D. Affonso VI, etc. etc. Foi oriundo da villa de Amarante, mas nascido na cidade do Porto, e ahi baptisado na freguezia de N. S. da Victoria (segundo diz Barbosa) a 15 de Dezembro de 1606. Depois de prospera e adversa fortuna veiu a falecer em Lisboa no 1.º de Novembro de 1682" "Dominio sobre a Fortuna, e Tribunal da Razão em que se examinam as felicidades, e se beatifica a vida. Lisboa, por Miguel Deslandes 1682. 4.o - Sahiu tambem no fim da Eva e Ave nas edições de 1716 e 1720". Location/localizacao: 1-A1-B-18

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      [Virgil] Vergilius Maro, Publius: (La Rue, C. de, ed.:) (Heinsius, N.:) Opera  [....]  jussu Christianissimi Regis, ad usum serenissimi Delphini. Segunda editio. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Simonem Benard, 1682. Latin text.4to. pp.[xxvi] 866.[cxcii] plus engraved frontispiece. Printer's device to title page. Headpiece, printer's device, capital to first page.  Full contemporary calf with raised bands. Newer maroon leather label with bright gilt titles to one of six spine compartments.  Remains of gilt to spine. Boards and spine are rubbed and scuffed, else binding is straight, tight, and clean. Hinges and text block are sound. Some repairs. Notations to rear free end paper, else interioir is clean, bright, and crisp. No foxing or staining. Overall condition to be very good plus.Schweiger III 1171. More details and e-photos upon request.

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        Historiae Scoticae Nomenclatura Latino-Vernacula: Multis Flosculis, ex Antiquis Albinorum Monumentis & Lingua Galeciorum Prisca Decerptis Adspersa

      Gideon Shaw, Edinburgh, 1682. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary sheep neatly rebacked, wear and notes to endpapers, wear, notes and a library stamp to title. Trimmed a little close on the top edge, touching the title and just grazing the running title in a few spots. A good copy of Irvine's dictionary of Latin names used in Scottish history. (xii), 253, (2)pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Language & Linguistics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043257. .

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        LA GNOMONIQUE ou l'art de tracer des cadrans ou horloges solaires sur toutes sortes de surfaces, par differentes pratiques. Avec les demonstrations geometriques de toutes les operations

      Paris, Estienne Michallet, 1682.. FIRST EDITION, 1682, 2 parts in 1 volume, French text, 12mo, 160 x 90 mm, 6½ x 3½ inches, 6 folding engraved plates, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials, pages 89, 100-194, [i.e. 184], [54], missing the final blank leaf, jump in page numbering is in all copies, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in full 20th century morocco, blind rules to covers, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettering to spine, edges speckled red, marbled endpapers. 2 signatures on title page, 1 very faint, edges of title page slightly browned, tiny wormhole in upper margin from title page to page 157, sometimes affecting running title, final unnumbered page browned at edges, otherwise contents clean and bright, plate I has a couple of misfolds. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. Philippe de la Hire (1640 - 1718) was a French mathematician who was best known for his work on conic sections, geodesy and astronomy. He was elected to the Académie Royale des Sciences in 1678 and in 1683 he was appointed to the chair of mathematics at the Collège Royale. Four years later he was appointed, in addition, to the chair of architecture at the Académie Royale. Geometry which he had studied during 4 years in Italy was a special interest of his. In this work on dialling he considers the proper design and construction of sundials, devoting a large section to instructions for determining the correct position of the lines on the dial-plate. The 54 unnumbered pages contain Tables of the Sun's Declination for the years 1681-1684 plus a Table of the Differences of Meridians of the most considerable places in the whole world, in respect of Paris. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Mathematicall magick. Or, The wonders that may be performed by mechanicall geometry

      Title and text within double rules. With numerous text woodcuts and 8 engravings (mostly full-page). Contemporary calf, rebacked; fore-edges of leaves a bit brown, and with occasional soiling to the text. Contemporary notes bound into the front and back on small strips of heavy paper, early signatures of Charles Mackie dated 1682, another signature crossed out, and a James and Jacob Finlay and J. Powell in contemporary hand. First edition of the first book on mechanics in English. Wilkins describes a number of machines that make up his collection of mechanical inventions and devices. Among the most famous are the perpetual motion machines generated by means of magnets, flying machines, submarines, and clocks. Wilkins also includes a more general discussion of mechanics, treating the use of the wheel, screw, pulley, wedge, and lever. & & Wilkins (1614-72), 14th Bishop of Chester, was the warden at Wadham College, Oxford when this work was written. He was amongst a number of individuals who would get together at an Oxford laboratory during this time to discuss their interests in experimental philosophy and science. They were the nucleus of the future Royal Society: John Wallis, Jonathan Goddard, William Petty, Thomas Willis, Robert Boyle, Hooke, and many more. Wilkins was one of the founders of the Royal Society, and its first secretary.&

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        Cosmography, in Four Books, containing the Chorography and History of the Whole World:

      London: for P[hilip] C[hetwynde], T. Passenger, B. Tooke and T. Sawbridge,, 1682. and all the Principal Kingdoms, Provinces, Seas and Isles thereof. With an Accurate and an Approved Index of all the Kingdoms, Provinces, Countries, Inhabitants, People, Cities, Mountains... Much wanted and desired in the former, and now annexed to this Last Impression, Revised and Corrected by the Author himself immediately before his Death. 4 volumes in one, folio (360 × 235mm). Engraved title and 4 large folding maps, Imprimatur leaf repaired at inner margin with slight loss of text on 5 lines. Slight foxing throughout, a good copy in contemporary calf, rubbed and scored in places, rebacked with the original label laid down. Sixth edition, complete with the imprimatur leaf at the front. Heylyn's Cosmographie first appeared in 1652, and was sufficiently well regarded that the council of state saw fit to obtain a copy for their better instruction. The book has great value for the history of California which is described in book IV. The folding map of the western hemisphere by Henry Seile, reissued by his widow Anna, is of the Goos type, based on the 1627 Speed map, with the addition of Drake's "Nova Albion" on the northern part of the "Island" of California. It has been described as "one of the most important English maps of the second half of the 17th century." Here it is credited to Anna Seile, engraved by Robert Vaughan and dated 1663, the map of Asia is similarly ascribed but the engraver given as John Goddard. The other two maps are for Chetwynde and dated 1666, that of Africa engraved by William Trevethen.

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        Azaria and Hushai, A Poem

      London: Charles Lee, 1682 In modern brown half leather with marbled boards, gilt tooling. Spine has tooling and title in gilt, (has the name SETTLE as author, wrongly?). Internally new endpapers, title page within single ruled border, [4], 38 pp, title page has a tiny chip to head, 2 tiny holes at spine where sewn to first 2 pages. Very rare, not been at auction since the early 1980's. Scarce and important! (ESTC R1058. Wing S2662)This counter allegory to Dryden’s "Absalom and Achitophel" is usually attributed to Samuel Pordage, though it has been also ascribed to Elkanah Settle.Pordage, Samuel (bap. 1633, d. in or after 1691), poet and translator. & Settle, Elkanah (1648–1724), playwright. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Histoire générale des Insectes.

      Ou l'on expose clairement la manière lente & presqu' insensible de l'accroissement de leurs membres, & ou l'on decouvre evidemment l'erreur ou l'on tombe d'ordinaire au sujet de leur prétendué transformation. Utrecht, G. de Walcheren, 1682. Small-4to. pp. (8), 215, (1), with woodcut title-vignette, 1 folded table and 13 (10 folded) engraved plates. Contemporary boards, spine with 2 red gilt lettered labels. Hagen II, 209; Horn & Schenkling 21794; Nissen ZBI, 4054. First French edition; the original Dutch edition was published in 1669, entitled 'Historia Insectorum generalis'. "Swammerdam's thesis about insects was fundamentally new and significant. For his contemporaries, as for Aristotle, there existed three good arguments, that not only placed the insects far from the higher animals, but even tended to remove them from the realm of subjects open to scientific study. These arguments were: insects lack internal anatomy; they originate by spontaneous generation; and they develop by metamorphosis. Swammerdam believed that all three arguments were false and devoted a wide variety of investigations to refute these ideas" (D.S.B. XIII, pp. 168-175). One leaf with 2 small tears.

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      HERTZ VENEZIA 1682 Vol.in12°, leg. in pergamena coeva con tassello al dorso e titoli in oro, con 52 tavv. raffiguranti centinaia di stemmi incisi su rame, ex libris di Bernardo Nani al contro piatto, al foglio di guardia la nota manoscritta "Leonardo Trissino 1821, dono di Francesco Testa, pp.440 + 12, ottimamente conservato, edizione di Hertz sconosciuta all'SBN.

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        Thysiasterion Vel Scintilla Altaris Primitive Devotion in the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England

      London: Printed by J. Redmayne, Jun. for T. Basset and J. Brome and are to be sold by J. Williams at the Crown in St. Pauls Churchyard 1682.. The Seventh edition revised by the author. With additions upon the Three Grand Solemnities last annexed to the Liturgy: consisting of Prose, Poems, Prayers and Scriptures. (38) 640 (5) pp. page 641 is misnumbered as 433. The Appendix has a separate title page also dated 1682, with 40 engravings, no frontispiece portrait. Copac lists only one copy of this edition but gives the number of preliminary pages as 40 whereas this has 38 but no evidence of any missing page. Recently professionally rebound in calf, with blind stamped and gilt edged boards, six panelled spine with raised bands, gilt lining and blind stamped panel centres, black and gilt spine labels, new marbled endpapers.

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        Three Books Treating of the Rights of War and Peace. In the First is handled, whether any War be Just. In the Second is shewed, The Causes of War, both Just and Unjust. In the Third is declared, What in War is Lawful; that is, Unpunishable. With the Annotations digested into the Body of every Chapter. Translated into English by William Evats, B.D.

      London, Printed by M.W. for Thomas Basset, and Ralph Smith, 1682. Folio. Contemporary full calf with "BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY" in gilt lettering to front board and the gilt symbol of same to centre of back board. Beautifully rebacked to style. Corners and edges worn. With two engraved bookplates, one of Birmingham Law Society, and the inscriptions "Totteridge Park/ Library" and "repaired 1827" to pasted down front end-paper. Front free end-paper with a three-line handwritten note ab. the later 1736-edition of the work. First fly-leaf with the handwritten ownership signature of Richard Cromwell. Second fly-leaf 9-line handwritten note on the work. Underneath, in a later handwriting is the date "London Sept. 1842". Birmingham Law Society stamps to first three leaves + first page of Book + first page of indexI. Title-page printed in red and black. A bit of occasional brownspotting, but all in all very nice. Woodcut headpieces and initials. 3 ff. (the engraved frontispiece, title-page, and Epistle to the reader), XXI (Preface), (5, - contents), 572, (2), 30 pp. (Index).. Fist edition- RICHARD CROMWELL'S COPY - of the first complete translation into English of Grotius' groundbreaking magnum opus, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", the founding work of international law. The profoundly influential masterpiece - written during the Thirty Years' War, in the hope that rational human beings might be able to agree to legal limits on war's destruction - "made him famous throughout Europe... [t]he questions which he put forward have come to be the basis of the ultimate view of land and society. This was the first attempt to lay down a principle of right, and a basis for society and government, outside Church or Scripture... Grotius's principle of an immutable law, which God can no more alter than a mathematical axiom, was the first expression of the "droit naturel", the natural law which exercised the great political theorists of the eighteenth century, and is the foundation of modern international law." (PMM 125). Grotius's "The Rights of War and Peace" played a tremendous role in English law and politics and in the entire development of international law in general. Richard Cromwell too played a key rôle in English politics and law in the 17th century.When Oliver Cromwell died in 1658, his son Richard Cromwell became the second ruling Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. Though Richard Cromwell was in many ways a gifted politician, less brutal than his father and considered a decent and modest young man, the death of Oliver Cromwell caused the English Republic to collapse into feuding military and political factions.Richard Cromwell was thrown into a political situation he could not handle and ended up merely serving as Lord Protector for 9 months. His downfall came about through trying to support the civilian Parliament in a confrontation with the Army.The fact that Richard Cromwell is unable to contain the power struggle between the army and the Parliament leads directly to the collapse of the Protectorate and the reestablishment of the Commonwealth in 1659.It is no wonder that Grotius' great work should be of special interest to Richard Cromwell later on in life! "it is on the DIB (De Iure Bellis) that the bulk of Grotius' reputation rests. It consists of an introduction and three books, totalling more than 900 pages in translation. As with DIP, the introduction or "Prolegomena" holds the greatest interest for philosophers, for it is here that Grotius articulates and defends the philosophical foundations of the DIB. While philosophers are naturally attracted to the "Prolegomena," the body of the DIB is also redolent with themes of philosophical interest. Book One defines the concept of war, argues for the legitimacy of war, and identifies who may legitimately wage war. Book Two deals with the causes of war, the origins of property, the transfer of rights and more, while Book Three is dedicated primarily to the rightful conduct of belligerents in war. After the initial publication in 1625, Grotius ushered several more editions to press during his life, each time adding more references without substantially changing the arguments." (SEP)Living in the times of the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands and the Thirty Years' War between Catholic and Protestant European nations (Catholic France being in the otherwise Protestant camp), Grotius was deeply concerned with matters of conflicts between nations and religions. His magnum opus was a monumental effort to restrain such conflicts on the basis of a broad moral consensus. It was begun in prison and published during his exile in Paris. Grotius's influence on international law is paramount, and is widely acknowledged all over the world. For instance, since 1999 the American Society of International Law holds an annual series of Grotius Lectures. Because of his theological underpinning of free trade, he is also considered an "economic theologist"."In the dedication of his great work, "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", to Louis XIII of France, Grotius addresses the king as "everywhere known by the name Just no less than that of Louis ... Just, when you call back to life laws that are on the verge of burial, and with all your strength set yourself against the trend of an age which is rushing headlong to destruction; ... when you offer no violence to souls that hold views different from your own in matter of religion; ... when by the exercise of your authority you lighten the burden of oppresses peoples."Grotius when writing this dedication and the Prolegomena to "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", published in 1625, was living in exile; Europe was war-torn; depression and suffering from hunger and cold prevailed in many regions; and of international law he could then say "in our day, as in former times, there is no lack of men who view this brance of law with contempt as having no reality outside of an empty name." The treaty of peace, embodying many of the universal and permanent principles which Grotius abstracted "from every particular fact" in those dark days of the early part of the Thirty Years' War, was not concluded till 23 years later. The year 1624 was, in the negotiation of the treaty, assumed to be the norm year for restoration of the "Status quo".History in the more than three centuries since Grotius wrote seems to have demonstrated the correctness of his view in spite of the fact that many a state has not yet realized that the state is "Truly fortunate which has justice for its own boundary line." In 1625 Grotius significantly said "there is no state so powerful that it may not sometime need the help of others outside itself, either for the purposes of trade, or even ward off the forces of many foreign nations united against it.To those desirous of understanding the fundamental principles which have motivated some of the greatest statesmen of modern time and the bases upon which a state which is to remain essentially sound must rest, a reading of Grotius' Prolegomena to the "Law of War and Peace" is commended." (George Grafton Wilson: "Grotius: Law of War and Peace.", p. 1. In: The American Journal of International Law, vol. 35, nr. 2, 1941). The earlier published English edition ("Of the Law of Warre and Peace". 8vo. London, 1654), was merely a translation of a small extract of the work._______The present copy has belonged to RICHARD CROMWELL and carries his signature to the first fly-leaf. Richard Cromwell (1626 - 1712), son of Oliver Cromwell, was the second ruling Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. He was surrounded by political chaos and served as Lord Protector for just under nine months, from 3 September 1658 until 25 May 1659. His régime was brought down by financial chaos and confrontation between Parliament and the Army. After his fall from power, a great joy to the Royalists, he was ridiculed and given the nicknames "Tumble Down Dick" and "Queen's Dick"."Born at Huntingdon on 4 October 1626, Richard was the third son of Oliver and Elizabeth Cromwell. Like his brothers Oliver and Henry, he served in the parliamentary army during the First Civil War but Richard's military career was brief and undistinguished. With the death of his elder brother Oliver in 1644, Richard became the eldest surviving son and heir to Oliver Cromwell. In May 1647, Richard was admitted a member of Lincoln's Inn. He was betrothed to Dorothy, the daughter of Richard Mayor (or Major) of Hursley in Hampshire in February 1648, but owing to disputes over the settlement, the marriage did not take place until May 1649. Richard and Dorothy lived on Mayor's estate at Hursley. During the 1650s, they had nine children, only four of whom survived into adulthood. Richard served as a Justice of the Peace in Hampshire, but despite his father's attempts to advise him, he fell into debt after exceeding his allowance. To Oliver's dismay, Richard neglected religion and devoted himself to hunting and field sports. Unlike his younger brother Henry, Richard was not appointed to the Nominated Assembly in July 1653 nor to public office when his father was named Lord Protector the following December. With the establishment of the Protectorate, Richard's status inevitably changed. As the Protector's eldest son, he was addressed as "Lord Richard", or even "Prince Richard", though sometimes derisively. He gradually began to take on a more prominent role in public affairs. In September 1654, he was elected MP for Hampshire in the First Protectorate Parliament and in November 1655 he was appointed to the Committee for Trade and Navigation and a number of other committees. He sat as MP for Cambridge University in the Second Protectorate Parliament (1656-8). In July 1657, Richard succeeded his father as Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Under the terms of the Humble Petition and Advice, the written constitution adopted in May 1657, Oliver Cromwell was empowered to name his successor as Lord Protector. There was no requirement to name his eldest son, but Oliver began to promote Richard's interests to a far greater extent than previously. In contrast to Oliver's first installation as Lord Protector, in which Richard had played no part, he was prominent in the second installation in June 1657, accompanying Oliver in the state coach and standing near him during the ceremony itself. Richard was made a member of the newly-established Upper House of Parliament during the autumn of 1657 and appointed to the Council of State in December. In January 1658, he was appointed honorary colonel of a cavalry regiment and in May a new warship was named the "Richard" in his honour. Immediately after Oliver Cromwell's death on 3 September 1658, Richard Cromwell was proclaimed Lord Protector in his place. The succession passed smoothly and was generally well-received around the country and in Europe, but a group of army officers petitioned for the appointment of a soldier as commander-in-chief rather than the new Protector, who unlike Oliver had not won their trust and loyalty in battle. The two most important officers in the army were Charles Fleetwood, who was generally compliant to the wishes of the soldiers, and John Disbrowe, who openly disliked Richard. The 13-man Council of State, which Richard had inherited from Oliver, was divided between a military group headed by Fleetwood and Disbrowe and a civilian group headed by John Thurloe. The army officers were suspicious of Thurloe's influence over Richard and there were clashes over the possible appointment of new councillors, though in fact Richard made no new appointments to the Council during his Protectorship. Army discontent was made worse because pay had fallen into arrears as the Protectorate's financial crisis deepened. Richard met senior army officers and attempted to win them over. Although he insisted upon retaining supreme command and the power to issue commissions, he appointed Fleetwood lieutenant-general and pledged that he would do all he could to clear arrears of pay. Richard's tactful yet firm stance quietened the army for a time and won him the support of several senior officers, including Major-Generals Whalley, Goffe and Howard. To strengthen his position further, Richard cultivated the friendship of General Monck in Scotland and secretary of state Thurloe. He appointed his brother Henry Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with full authority over the army there.In order to raise much-needed finances, Richard was obliged to call a new parliament. The Third Protectorate Parliament assembled in January 1659. Richard gave an impressive opening speech and, after several weeks' debate, MPs endorsed the authority of the Protectorate. By early April 1659, it appeared that Richard Cromwell was firmly established as Oliver's successor. However, the Protectorate régime was vehemently opposed by republican "Commonwealthsmen" who worked to spread disaffection against Richard amongst the soldiers. Antagonism between army officers and the conservative majority in Parliament came to a head when the former Major-General William Boteler was threatened with impeachment for actions carried out under Oliver Cromwell's jurisdiction.Amid rumours of an army plot to seize Richard at Whitehall, Major-General Howard offered to arrest the leading conspirators, but once again, Richard succeeded in calming the situation at a face-to-face meeting with senior officers. However, Parliament insensitively began debating the re-organisation of the army and the formation of a new militia. Under this provocation, Fleetwood and Disbrowe demanded Parliament's dissolution. When Richard refused to comply, the Grandees called the soldiers stationed around London to a rendezvous at St James's. Richard called upon the army to rally to him at Whitehall, but the soldiers unanimously followed their officers. On 21 April, Major-General Disbrowe confronted Richard at Whitehall and insisted that he dissolve Parliament and entrust himself to the army, to which Richard reluctantly agreed. The Third Protectorate Parliament was dissolved on 22 April 1659, leaving the Council of Officers in control of the government.Richard was held under house arrest at Whitehall Palace. Fleetwood and Disbrowe intended to maintain the Protectorate under army control, but they were unable to resist the demands of junior officers and republicans for the recall of the Rump Parliament, which Oliver Cromwell had dismissed in 1653. Parliament re-assembled on 7 May 1659 and voted to abolish the Protectorate. With no clear lead from Richard, the English armies stationed in Scotland, Ireland and Dunkirk and the fleet all accepted the change of régime. Richard's renunciation of the Protectorship was read in Parliament on 25 May 1659.Heavily in debt, Richard retired into private life. In the summer of 1660 he left his wife and family in England and went into exile on the Continent. Regarded as a dangerous person by the Restoration government, he remained abroad until 1680. On his return to England, he lived quietly at Cheshunt in Hertfordshire, under the assumed name of John Clarke until his death in July 1712. Often derided as "Tumbledown Dick", Richard Cromwell was generally acknowledged to be a modest and engaging young man who inherited severe financial problems and constitutional difficulties that were not of his own making. His downfall came about through trying to support the civilian Parliament in a confrontation with the Army where he had little personal influence." (David Plant: British Civil Wars, Commonwealth and Protectorate 1638-60)

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        The Compleat Troller, or, The Art of Trolling with a Description of all the Utensils Instruments Tackling and Materials required thereto: with Rules and Directions how to use them. As also a Brief Account of Most of the Principal Rivers in England

      London: T James; Thomas Helder. G : in Good condition. Later rebind with cropped pages. Green eps. Prelims loose but still intact. Rubbed leather spine. Minor bumping to corners. Some chipping to some pages. All edges gilt.. 1682. First Edition. Green/gilt leather tooled cover. 150mm x 90mm (6" x 4"). 78pp. Fishing. Rivers in England include: Avon, Cham, Swift, Ouse, Humber, Trent, Tine [Tyne], Tweed, Severne, Thames, Chester, Dove, Medway, Tame [Thame]. .

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        Mercurius compitalitius sive index medico-practicus. Per decisiones, cautiones, animadversiones, castigationes & observationes in singulis affectibus praeter naturam et praesidiis medicis, diaeteticis, chirurgicis & pharmaceuticis ex probatissimis practicis, pricis & neotericis depromptas veram et tutam medendi viam ostendens. Accessit appendix de medici munere.

      Folio. 12 n.n. Bl., 987 S., 15 n.n. S. Index. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette. Pergamentband der Zeit. Waller 1276 (mit 1683). - Hirsch-H. I, 619. - Dict. hist. méd. I, 444. "C'est un dictionnaire de médecine pratique dont chaque article est composé d'extraits d'un grand nombre d'auteurs choisis avec discernement." - Erste Ausgabe. Drei Jahre nach seinem Hauptwerk zur Pathologie, der "Sepulchretum" erschienene Sammlung. Im Gegensatz zu dieser wird hier die Diagnostik in der praktischen Medizin behandelt. - Durchgehend gebräunt und stockfleckig. Pergamentbezug am Rücken mit Fehlstellen. Kleine Wurmspur im Hinterdeckel und auf den letzten 3 Blatt. - Selten.

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        Erasistratus sive de sanguini missione a L. A. P.

      8°. 8 n.n. Bl., 368 S. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. Waller 7581. - Hirsch IV, 614. - Erste Ausgabe. - "Er war Chemiatriker und ist in der Geschichte der Medicin rühmlich bekannt durch seine heftige Gegnerschaft gegen den Aderlass, den er in einer vortrefflichen in Dialogform gehaltenen Schrift, als eine ebenso überflüssige wie schädliche Massregel bekämpfte". (Hirsch). Porzio (1639-1723) wurde 1670 Professor der Anatomie in Rom und 1687 an der Universität von Neapel. - In seinen Dialogen lässt Porzio Erasistratus (304-250 v.Chr.) - Galen (131-201) - Jean Baptiste van Helmont (1577-1644) - Thomas Willis (1621-1675) auftreten. - Papier etwas gebräunt und wasserrandig. Vorsätze mit starken Leimschatten. Einband beschabt. Mit kleiner Wurmspur am Rücken.

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        Memoires of the life and death of Sir Edmondbury Godfrey, late justice of the peace for Middlesex, who was barbarously murthered by the papists, upon the first discovery of the horrid plot: together with a full account of the strange discovery of the murt

      London, printed for John Hancock & Enoch Prosser 1682.. Sm. 8vo, small engraved portrait by Van Hove (cut round & mounted), [8], 150 pp., advt leaf, early marginalia in brown ink, slightly browned & foxed, later morocco. Wing T3227. Only edition, scarce. The body of a wool merchant, Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (1621-1678), was found in a ditch on Primrose Hill in 1678. He was certainly murdered, and the murder was probably in some way connected with his having taken the deposition of Titus Oates on the alleged Popish plot, but the mystery has never been cleared up. Primrose Hill was then known as Greenberry Hill; and one of the oddities of the case is that the three men charged with his murder were called Green, Berry and Hill (round up the usual suspects?). This is the most important contemporary source; it concludes with two poems. This copy is annotated in a contemporary hand on the title and elsewhere by someone very interested - perhaps in some way involved? - in the case. ESTC calls for a portrait, but I am not certain that the one here is not a replacement. vf21

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        Ceremonies et coustumes qui s'observent aujourd'huy parmy les juifs. Und: Comparaison des Ceremonies des juifs et de la discipline de l'eglise, pour servir de supplement au livre qui a pour titre Ceremonies et coustumes... (2 Teile in einem Bd.). Traduites de l'italien de Leon de Modene, Rabin de Venise. Avec un supplément touchant les sectes des Caraites & des Samaritaines de nostre temps. Troisieme edition revenue, corrigée et augmentée d'une seconde Partie qui a pour titre, Comparaison des Ceremonies des Juifs, & de la discipline de l'Eglise... Par le Sieur de Simonville (d. i. Richard Simon).

      Kl.-8°., gest. Fronti. (zeigt die Beschneidung eines Jungen)verkehrt eingefügt, 24 Bll., 188 S.; 2 Bll., 166 S., 6 Bll. , OPerg., Deckele fleckig, Fronti u. Titelbl. mit Randläsuren. Letzteres m. Riss (2 cm), innen etwas fleckig. Barbier I, 553 (2. Aufl.). Erfolgreiches Werk des venezianische Rabbis Leon da Modena (1571-1648) das in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Leone da Modena (Jehuda Arje di Modena, auch Leo Mutinensis, Judah Arye) jüdisch und profanwissenschaftlich gebildeter, äußerst eloquenter Autor, Dichter, Lehrer und (von Juden und Christen) gesuchter Prediger, venezianischer Rabbiner, Übersetzer, Verfasser einer Autobiographie und zahlreicher Schriften verschiedensten Inhalts und gilt als eine der kompliziertesten und undurchsichtigsten Persönlichkeiten der jüdisch-italienischen Kultur seiner Zeit. Leone führte ein unruhiges Leben: Er nahm einen Beruf nach dem anderen auf und wurde ein besessener Spieler, was ihn und seine Familie oft in finanzielle Bedrängnis brachte. Sein Lieblingssohn Mordechai starb im November 1617 bei alchimistischen Experimenten, in deren Folge ihn sein Vater tödlich vergiftet hatte. Das traf Leone Modena schwer, er unterzog sein bisheriges Leben einer strengen Selbstprüfung, deren Frucht die äußerst widersprüchliche Autobiographie chajje Jehuda ist, eine offen-ehrliche Abrechnung, in der er sich als gescheiterte Existenz bekennt und mit der er in seiner Zeit einzigartig dasteht. [Wahrlich ein Mann mit dem ich gern gezecht hätte!]

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        A PERFECT SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE OFFICERS OF THE MOUTH : shewing the whole art of a master of the houshold [sic], a master carver, a master butler, a master confectioner, a master cook, a master pastryman; being a work of singular use for ladies and gentlewomen and all persons whatsoever that are desirous to be acquainted with the most excellent arts of carving, cookery, pastry, preserving, and laying a cloth for grand entertainments; the like never before extant in any language; adorned with pictures curiously ingraven, displaying the whole arts / by Giles Rose, one of the master cooks in His Majesties kitchen

      London: Printed for R. Bentley and M. Magnes, 1682. Duodecimo,Title leaf, [22], 563 pages [lacking pages 481-504]. With 41 pages of woodcuts of which a few illustrate table settings and the majority illustrate the carving of various fowl (capon, turkey, goose, duck, pigeon, woodcock, partridge, pheasant, etc.), veal, mutton, wild boar, pig, hare, fish, and lobster and the decorative carving of fruit. Verso of title page with margins strengthened and old repairs to pages 5-6 and 11-12 in the lower margin and pages 9-10 in the lower quarter with some little loss of text. First and only English edition of one of the most important titles of 17th Century French gastronomy, and one of the rarest cookery books in the English language. There are few recorded copies and most all existing copies appear to be imperfect, i.e. primarily lacking pages. Bitting notes, ÒDespite the claim ÔThe like never before extant in any language,Õ the book is a translation of ÔLÕEscole parfaite des officiers de bouches,Õ first published in 1662. The English translation is much scarcer than the original.Ó In six books, (here translated): "Steward of the Family", "The great Master Carver", "The Royal Butler", "The Royal Confectioner", "The Royal French Master Cook", and "The Royal Pastry Man". [Worldcat indicates 8 copies only; Bitting p. 407; Cagle 970; Wing R1933. ]

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      Amsterdam, 1682 circa. Dal "Theatrum Sabaudiae", incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 48,5 x 64,2 (alla lastra) pi? margini. Intorno alla met? del XVII secolo, per il Ducato dei Savoia, attento al proprio ruolo politico, si imponeva la diffusione di un'immagine magnifica che solo un'opera editoriale di grandiose proporzioni avrebbe potuto assicurare: un libro figurato, ove immagini e testi risultassero reciproco completamento per la celebrazione della dinastia. Nasceva cos?, presso i Blaeu, intorno al 1661, il "Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis Pedemontii Principis Cypri Regis", manifesto politico del duca di Savoia, diretto a tutte le altri corti europee. Nell'opera (due volumi in folio), le incisioni si fanno testimonianza ed esaltazione della grandezza del sovrano: nel primo tomo, alle antiporte, ritratti, dediche e carte geografiche, fanno seguito le vedute della citt? capitale con le sue piazze, i suoi pi? insigni edifici civili e religiosi, le certose e le abbazie, i castelli e le altre strutture di difesa dello Stato, tutti attributi di decoro e magnificenza; seguono quindi le vedute delle principali citt? del ducato. Il secondo volume descrive le terre della Savoia, del Vercellese e del Monferrato, i monumenti storici e archeologici del ducato e le cose da contemplare, perch? straordinarie. L'opera riproduceva grosso modo lo schema di precedenti imprese editoriali realizzate dai Blaeu (? chiaro il riferimento al "Teatro delle citt? principali delle Fiandre.."). Foglio leggermente e uniformemente brunito, peraltro esemplare in bella impressione, a pieni margini e in buono stato di conservazione.

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        Arts advancement, or The most exact, lineal, swift, short, and easy method of short hand-writing hitherto extent, is now (after a view of all others, and above twenty years practice) built on a new foundation, & raised to a higher degree of perfection tha

      London, printed for the author 1682.. engr. throughout (signed 'Ben: Rhodes sculpsit' on title), 24 leaves (all numbered except for f.l: portrait) printed on one side & arranged as 12 openings, very nice copy in orig. sheep ('Price bound 1s. 6d.' on title), some abrasion but joints perfect. Wi ng M941A; Alston VIII, 146. First edition, first state (?) of Mason's second shorthand book. The two states differ in the imprint, which here reads: "Neare the Royal Exchange. Where the books are to be had, & such as desire to learn. may (by him) be expediciously taught, at very reasonable rates; the booke is also sold by these book-sellers. Mr. Benj. Alsop at the Angel & Bible in the Poultry. Mr. Wilkins at ye Starr in Cheap side. Mr. Ben: Harris under ye Royall Exch: Mr. Thom Fox in Westminster Hall: and severall others". The second (?) state substitutes Jacob Sampson for Benjamin Harris.Such a change is common enough with moveable type, where it is easy, but here the title has been completely re-engraved. This needs good cause and I suggest that it was Benjamin Harris rather than Jacob Sampson who had to drop out of the enterprise: he was constantly in trouble with the authorities and at this time was in deep, fined the huge sum of £500 and put in the pillory for publishing his Protestant Petition, April 30, 1681. He continued his business in England ("an uneasie place for honest men", said his friend John Dunton) until his difficulties led him to move to Boston in 1686 - where he both became the first American journalist and published the New England Primer. This may be supported by the extreme rarity of this state. ESTC online locates only at Univ. of London (sc. W.J.Carlton's copy). Carlton himself (Bibl.Pepysiana IV, 80) knows also Sir Isaac Pitman's. Pitman bequeathed his books to [what is now] the University of Bath; the archivist kindly reports to me that this is a poor copy, discarded from Birmingham Free Library, extensively repaired & lacking the frontispiece - not a copy Sir Isaac would have bought if he had had a choice. No second edition is extant. If I have got the story right there may never have been one: the Harris state was briefly available in 1682, the Sampson state until the stock was exhausted; when the "third edition" was printed in 1687 the publishers reckoned that these had been two different editions. 21vf

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        Wesmannia simpliciter adumbrata oratione Arosiæ, in frequentia synodali, die 8 septemb.

      anno M. DC. LXXXII. quâ revendissimum in Christo patrem ac dominum dn. Carolum Carlsson, s.tæ theol. doctorem celeberrimum, episcopum arosiensem gravissimum, maximo cum applausu exepit totus Wesmanniæ clerus. Sthlm, N. Wankijf, 1682. 4:o. (59) s. Häftad. Det nötta och solkiga titelbladet med lagningar, pappersförluster och revor i marginalerna. Lagningar och pappersförluster även på det solkiga avslutande bladet. Samtida rättelser i bläck på s. (29), (38) och (42). Liten äldre nummeretikett i övre marginalen på titelbladet.. Collijn 816. Warmholtz 399. Larsson & Hasslev Västmanlands län i litteraturen 4333. Med latinska hyllningsverser till författaren av Johannes Columbus och Samuel Sahlmonius

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        A GUIDE TO ENGLISH JURIES: Setting forth their Antiquity,Power,and Duty from the Common Law,and Statutes.

      LONDON Thomas Cockerill, at the Three Legs over against the Stocks-Market 1682. . A Very Good Copy of the First Edition in original unlettered, full calf. Duodecimo [5¼"X3½"] [12],176,[4] advertisement leaf.Repairs to the first two[blank] leaves ( Issued without end- papers) WingG2184D errata between sigs12-3.Slight worming to leather not affecting text block. An historical essay on English Juries,the main text being followed by a long" Letter to the Editor" signed J.M. Dec 29 1681 with a postscript.

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