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        Les Comparaisons des grands hommes de l'Antiquité, qui ont excellé dans les belles Lettres

      Chez François Muguet, 1684. - Chez François Muguet, à Paris 1684, in-4 (18,5x25cm), xxviij ; 305pp. (20) 388pp. (12), deux tomes reliés en un volume. - Edition originale, rare, parue anonymement, citée par Barbier dans son Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque du Conseil d'Etat. Plein veau brun de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons dorés. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Coiffe de tête élimée, même chose pour la coiffe de queue. Epidermures. Une pâle mouillure marginale.Le père Rapin, entré chez les jésuites en 1639 fut, outre un poète latin apprécié de son temps, un critique, un historien et un théologien. La méthode de la comparaison ou de la confrontation entre deux oeuvres ou deux personnages fut souvent utilisée au XVIIe, l'auteur ainsi étudie des doublons comme Démosthène et Ciceron, Homère et Virgile, Thucidide et Tite-Live, Platon et Aristote, opposant à chaque fois deux grands personnages d'une même discipline, deux oeuvres, deux pensées. Cette première partie est suivie de Réflexions sur les 4 parties qui forment les belles-lettres : la poétique, l'éloquence, l'histoire et la philosophie ; l'ensemble de ces dissertations suivent une conception aristotélicienne du discours. Bien que ce type d'oeuvres sur les écrivains de l'Antiquité eut de nombreux suiveurs, il faut reconnaître à Rapin un sérieux éminent et une grande connaissance de son sujet ; il constitue un témoignage éloquent de ce que furent les belles-lettres au XVIIe siècle. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, parue anonymement, citée par Barbier dans son Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque du Conseil d'Etat. Reliure en plein veau brun de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons dorés. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Coiffe de tête élimée, même chose pour la coiffe de queue. Epidermures. Une pâle mouillure marginale. Le père Rapin, entré chez les jésuites en 1639 fut, outre un poète latin apprécié de son temps, un critique, un historien et un théologien. La méthode de la comparaison ou de la confrontation entre deux oeuvres ou deux personnages fut souvent utilisée au XVIIe, l'auteur ainsi étudie des doublons comme Démosthène et Ciceron, Homère et Virgile, Thucidide et Tite-Live, Platon et Aristote, opposant à chaque fois deux grands personnages d'une même discipline, deux oeuvres, deux pensées. Cette première partie est suivie de Réflexions sur les 4 parties qui forment les belles-lettres : la poétique, l'éloquence, l'histoire et la philosophie ; l'ensemble de ces dissertations suivent une conception aristotélicienne du discours. Bien que ce type d'oeuvres sur les écrivains de l'Antiquité eut de nombreux suiveurs, il faut reconnaître à Rapin un sérieux éminent et une grande connaissance de son sujet ; il constitue un témoignage éloquent de ce que furent les belles-lettres au XVIIe siècle.

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        Dissertation sur les douze médailles des jeux séculaires de l'empereur Domitien

      François Muguet, Versailles 1684 - Un volume, in-4, plein veau marbré, dos à nerf orné, titre doré. 67 pages. Reliure de l'époque. Très rare édition originale de cette description de la série des 12 médailles que l'empereur Domitien (51-96 ap. J.-C. ) fit frapper à l'occasion de la la 6e célébration des jeux séculaires en 87 ap. J.-C. Ce travail est dû à Pierre Rainssant (1640-1689), médecin, garde spécial du Cabinet des médailles de la Bibliothèque royale, et membre de l'Académie royale des inscriptions et médailles. L'ouvrage est illustré in texte de la gravure de chacune des médailles due à Franz Ertinger, i s'achève sur un second texte intitulé "Du livre second de l'histoire de Zozime". Menus défaut sà la reliure. Bel exemplaire de ce très rare ouvrage. // One volume, 4to, full marbled calf, gilt ornate and gilt-lettered ribbed spine. Binding of the time. 67 pages. Very scarce 1st edition of these descriptions and comments by Pierre Rainssant (1640-1689), a French physician who was in charge "Cabinet des médailles" of Louis XIV of France's Royal library, on the12 commemorative coins minted and issued by the Roman Emperor Domitian in AD 88 to celebrate the 6th Rome Secular Games. Some defects to the binding. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peleponnesos antique map - Danckerts, 1684.

      Peloponnesus Hodie Moreae RegnumBeautiful map of the Peloponnesian peninsula. Elaborate cartouche decorated with a triumphant Venetian Lion and captured Ottomans.Published in Amsterdam by Justus Danckerts, 1684. Original hand colouring. Size: 50,9 x 59,5 cm.Price: € 950,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Bucaniers of America

      London, William Crook 1684 - 4º (23,1 x 17,7 cm.) 6 h. sin num. inc. port., 115 p., 4 h. Retrato, 2 grabados a toda plana y 3 vistas plegadas, todos grabados al cobre. Pergamino del siglo XX, lomo liso, tejuelo rojo. Primera edición inglesa de la obra más importante sobre piratería, originalmente impresa en Amsterdam en 1678. Conocida como el “manual del bucanerismo” supone un completo y detallado relato veraz de las principales ‘hazañas’ bucaneras acaecidas en las costas americanas por los piratas de Isla Tortuga y Jamaica –Lolonois y Morgan–. “Perhaps no book in any language was ever the parent of so many imitations, and the source of so many fictions as this” [Sabin] “Exquemelin’s book gives a very reliable account of the principal exploits of the buccaneers down to their final disappearence, with the notable exception of their 1672 adventures in the South Sea, of which he makes no mention.” [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sopra le Parabole di Salomone esposte in lezzioni morali dal P. D. Simpliciano Bizozeri milanese, cherico reg. di S. Paolo. Tomo 1. diviso in due parti. Dove si contiene la sposizione de' principali sensi di tutto il capitolo decimo de' prouerbi di Salomone....

      Milano, Nella Stampa di Francesco Vigone, in Pescheria Vecchia 1684.. Bd. 1 in 2 geb. gr.-4°. 4 Bll., 1002 S., 25 Bll. (Index). Grüne Ldr.-Bde. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Rü. restaur. Simpliciano Bizozeri (1642-1704). Ein zweiter Band erschien in Milano, da Carlo Antonio Malatesta 1689.

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        Uccelliera, overo discorso della natura e proprietà  di diversi uccelli e in particolare di que' che cantano, con il modo di prendergli, conoscergli, allevargli e mantenergli e con le figure.. intagliate in rame da Tempesta e Villamena

      Michelangelo Rossi, 1684. In 4to grande (cm 25,5), legatura recente in marocchino rosso, dorso a cinque nervi con titolo in oro, risguardi in carta marmorizzata, cc. (5), 60, pp. 61 - 62, cc. 63 - 68, pp. 69 - 77, (13). Frontespizio figurato e 66 incisioni a piena pagina raffiguranti diversi tipi di uccelli, scene di caccia con varie tecniche e scene conviviali. Ottima copia.SECONDA EDIZIONE che presenta alcune tavole differenti rispetto alla prima edizione, che uscì nel 1622 in tre diverse tirature. L'opera descrive molto accuratamente quarantacinque specie di uccelli ed i modi di prenderli e conservarli.«Veramente pregevoli sono le 66 figure che rappresentano diversi generi di uccelli e curiose vignette e scenette sul modo di cucinarli, cacciarli, ecc. Il disegno di queste figure si distingue per l'eleganza e la naturalezza.. Edizione più bella per l'impressione che non l'edizione originale» (Vinciana, 146). Le tavole sono opera di Antonio Tempesta, Francesco Villamena e Vincenzo Leonardi. L'edizione fu voluta dal grande erudito e amatore d'arte Cassiano dal Pozzo, le cui armi sono riprodotte sul frontespizio. Firmata dal suo 'maestro di casa' Giovanni Pietro Olina e destinata alle ricerche naturalistiche dell'Accademia dei Lincei, l'Uccelliera è la prima impresa editoriale di Cassiano dal Pozzo.L'Olina è considerato l'inventore della caccia "a ragnaja"?.Di notevole interesse un Avviso a chi legge posto al verso della carta di indice, nel quale viene precisato che alcuni disegni, in quanto trovati non perfettamente rispondenti al vero, furono ridisegnati con più precisione da Vincenzo Lionardi dopo che il discorso ad essi relativo era già  stato stampato: la precisazione ha lo scopo di chiarire al lettore eventuali incongruenze tra il testo e l'immagine.Cicognara, 2072. Ceresoli, 386. Nissen, 693. Gamba, 2039.

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        Les Provinciales ou Lettres Ecrittes par Louis de Montalte... Traduites en Latin par Guillaume Wendrock... En Espagnol par le Sr. Gratien Cordero... Et en Italien par le Sr. Cosimo Brunetti...

      chez Balthasar Winfelt, 1684. Cm. 19, pp. (40) 613 (1). Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Bella leg. del tempo in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su tassello. Tagli rossi. Qualche trascurabile abrasione ai piatti e sporadiche bruniture, ma bell'esemplare, stampato su carta di buona qualità. Prima edizione plurilingue, rara e ricercata. Cfr. Brunet IV, 396; Graesse V, 145.

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        the school of recreation or the gentlemans tutor

      H Rodes 1684 - First edition 12mo. Rebound in recent plain calf gilt lined banded spie with black title. New end papers. Frontis portrait plate slight margin loss remounted. Title page. 8pp preface. Text [1]-202 1p advert with hand written ealy 18th century ownership signature to verso . An early sporting book with sections covering hunting, racing, hawking, riding, cock-fighting, fowling, fishing, shoting, bowling,tennis, ringing and Billiards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Comtesse d'Escarbagnas [Ensemble] George Dandin ou le mari confondu [Ensemble] L'Imposteur ou le Tartuffe [Ensemble] Monsieur de Pourceaugnac [Ensemble] Les Fascheux [Ensemble] Sganarelle ou Le Cocu imaginaire [Ensemble] L'Impromptu de Versailles

      Chez Jacques le Jeune et chez Henri Wetstein 1684 - - Chez Jacques le Jeune et chez Henri Wetstein, à Amsterdam 1684, 1693, 1693, 1684, 1693, 1693 et 1684, in-12 (7,5x13cm), 32pp. ; 60pp. ; 96pp. ; 72pp. ; 60pp. ; 35pp. (1p.) ; 35pp. (1p.), 7 textes en 1 volume. - Edition elzévirienne à la sphère pour tous les textes de ce recueil factice. Quatre frontispices non signés. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, roulette dorée sur les coupes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Mors frottés et fendus sur quelques centimètres, quatre coins émoussés, coiffes de tête et de queue accidentées avec petits manques. Ex-dono à la plume sur la page de titre. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Contemporary binding in full brown calf, back with five nerves decorated with boxes and gilded florets and a room under red morocco, gilt wheels on the cuts, fine golden lace coaching contreplats, all red sprinkled edges . 32pp. ; 60pp. ; 96pp. ; 72pp. ; 60pp. ; 35pp. (1p.) ; 35pp. (1p.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La pratique de l'education des princes [ou l'histoire de Guillaume de Croy]

      Chez Claude Barbin, 1684. - Chez Claude Barbin, A Paris 1684, In - 4 (21x28,8cm), (48) 467pp., relié. - edizione Copiare i bracci della duchessa di Montmorency - Lussemburgo, nato Neufville Villeroy, vedova primo matrimonio con il duca di Boufflers. Bound in marrone pieno periodo di vitello granito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, orné d'un bandeau de titre aux armes et d'une lettrine pour la dédicace, et d'un bandeau de titre répété six fois pour les six livres, et 6 jolies lettrines.  Exemplaire aux armes de la Duchesse de Montmorency - Luxembourg, née Neufville de Villeroy, veuve en première noce du Duc de Boufflers, soit la Maréchale de Luxembourg, épouse de Charles François Frédéric Ier, Duc de Piney - Luxembourg. La Maréchale fut très célèbre de son temps à Paris, on la trouve mentionnée chez nombre d'auteurs (Voltaire, Rousseau, Marquise de Créquy, Madame de Genlis...) Reliure en plein veau brun granité d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de de la croix patée et des lions rampant des Luxembourg. Grandes armes frappées sur les plats. Mors fendus avec manques. Restaurations assez malhabiles en coiffes. Frottements. Feuillet 345 un peu plus court en marge. Petites piqûres pâles sur les premiers feuillets en marges. Une des croix patées avec l'or estompé. Exemplaire appréciable malgré les défauts mentionnés. Histoire de Guillaume de Croy, seigneur de Chièvres et de la jeunesse de Charles Quint, pour lequel il fut un grand conseiller, l'égal d'un premier ministre. C'est également une histoire des affaires européennes de 1512 à 1521 dont Guillaume de Croy fut au centre, poussant le futur Charles Quint, Duc de Bourgogne, à prendre la couronne d'Espagne, puis du Saint Empire Romain germanique. Le titre de Grand Chambellan décerné par Charles Quint à son gouverneur et mentor ne fut jamais reconduit par la suite, et Charles Quint adulte rompit avec la politique et la diplomatie de Guillaume de Croy. Varillas a écrit la seule biographie sur ce puissant personnage. Cachet blanc de Grand maître de l'université de France, aux armes de France (sous Louis XVIII ou Charles X).

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        Osservazioni naturali ove si contengono Materie Medico - Fisiche, e di Botanica, Produzioni Naturali, Fosfori diversi, Fuochi sotterranei d'Italia et altre curiosità...

      per il Manolessi, 1684. Cm. 14,5, pp. (12) 400. Con due tavole incise in rame fuori testo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, rara. Cfr. Piantanida (1699) che riporta alcuni allettanti titoli dei capitoli: I. Sopra il fosforo aereo. II. Intorno a' fuochi sotterranei osservati nel modonese. III. Medicamenti in tempo di peste. VIII. Acqua fumante. IX. Carabe bianco ed ambra nera. X. Del nido d'alcuni insetti nel mezzo d'un ostrica pietrificata. XII. Proprietà d'alcune piante nei medicamenti. XIII. Mammelle lattifere d'un huomo. XIV. Musei di cose naturali. XV. Fosforo o pietra lucida di Bologna. XVI. Acido e alcali. XVII. Uso dell'antimonio. XVIII. Radice crespa d'una pianta alpina. XIX. Fonte pliniana. XX. Mosche e formiche pisane. XXV. Sale ammoniaco e pietre gipsee del bolognese.

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        Atlas Historique Henri Abraham Chatelain Francois L'Honore & Compagnie 1705

      1684. Opera assai rara e ricercata Atlas Historique, ou Nouvelle introduction à l'Histoire, à la Chronologie & à la Géographie Ancienne et Moderne Autore Henri Abraham CHATELAIN (1684 - 1743) Pubblicato da François L'Honoré & Compagnie nel 1705 Senza tavole e mancante delle carte geografiche Presenti soli 2 tomi Formato in Folio Dimensioni cm 30 (L) x 45 (H)

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        Pas-kaart van de zuyd-Kust van Espanjola met de Zee Kust van Nuevo Reyne de Granada. Kupferstich von Joh. van Keulen, Amsterdam, 1684. 51,5 x 57 cm.

       1684 Südküste Espaniolas (heute: dominikanische Republik) und Nordküste von Neu-Granada (heute: Kolumbien).- Mit dekorativer Titelkartusche und Meilenzeiger am unteren Rand, rechts daneben Insetkarte der Insel Tiburan-Bay.- Etwas flauer Abdruck, knapprandig, 2 kleine Tesaspuren am rechten Rand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A True Copy of the Journal of The High Court of Justice, For the...

      1684. "The Blackest and Basest of All Crimes" [Trial]. Charles I [1600-1659], Defendant. Nalson, J[ohn] [1638-1686]. A True Copy of the Journal of The High Court of Justice, For the Tryal of King Charles I. As it Was Read in the House of Commons, And Attested Under the Hand of Phelps, Clerk of That Infamous Court. With a Large Introduction. London: Printed by H.C. For Thomas Dring, 1684. [xii], LXX, [2], 128, [8] pp. Includes one-page bookseller list. Three copperplates: a portrait of Charles I; an allegory of his trial; and a trial scene. List of the 67 commissioners, p.86, and the 59 regicides, p.110, printed in red. Complete. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked, gilt title and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, corners mended, frontispieces of allegory and trial scene re-hinged. Moderate rubbing and light scuffing to boards and joints, hinges cracked, rear free endpaper lacking, final leaf (bookseller list) partially detached, later armorial bookplate of Justinian Minoch to front pastedown. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampstaining to foot of text block, some edgewear, light soiling and minor tears to preliminaries, headline of leaf facing frontispiece of trial scene affected slightly by trimming. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. The seventy-page "Large Introduction" is a polemical attack on the high court, "Monsters of Ingratitude and Cruelty, Treachery and Hypocrisie" who committed "the blackest and basest of all crimes" in their conviction and execution of King Charles I. Many journal entries have commentary by Nalson; several are quite sarcastic. The allegorical frontispiece is faced with an explanation in verse. The trial scene is keyed to a facing (polemical) leaf of captions. Later editions were published in 1731 and 1740. English Short-Title Catalogue R5636.

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        Dissertationes Cyprianicae.

      1684 - Ab Henrico Dodwello A.M. Dubliniensi. Z wÅ‚asnÄ… paginacjÄ…: "Appendix ad Dissertationes Cyprianicas". Oxoniae 1684. E Theatro Sheldoniano. 8ÅŸ, [4] k., 462 s., 141, [1] s. : sygnet druk. Opr. sk.z epoki. Grzbiet ze zwiÄ™zami. Åšlady zawilg. Na k. tyt. tÅ‚ocz. ekslibris, ten sam pod okÅ‚.: South Library. ObciÄ™cia barwione. Dodwell Henry (1641-1711) - irlandzki teolog i historyk, profesor historii w Oxfordzie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DISQUISITIONES CRITICAE DE VARIIS PER DIVERSA LOCA & TEMPORA BIBLIORUM EDITIONIBUS: QUIBUS ACCEDUNT CASTIGATIONES THEOLOGI CUJUSDAM PARISIENSIS AD OPUSCULUM ISA. VOSSII DE SIBYLLINIS ORACULIS, ET EJUSDEM RESPONSIONEM AD OBJECTIONES NUPERAE CRITICAE SACRAE

      Londini; Impensis Richardi Chiswel, Ad Insigne Rosæ Coronatæ In Coemeterio Paulino, 1684. Original Full calf. 8vo. [14], 279 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In Latin. Published in London. An English translation was published in the same year, with the title: ?Critical enquiries into the various editions of the Bible printed in divers places and at several times: together with Animadversions upon a small treatise of Dr. Isaac Vossius concerning the Oracles of the sibylls, and an answer to the objections of the late Critica sacra?. Isaac Vossius (1618 - 1689) was a biblical scholar, friend and translator of Manasseh ben Israel. Richard Simon, ?French scholar and Orientalist; born at Dieppe May 13, 1638; died there April 21, 1721. After studying at the Sorbonne he joined the Congregation of the Oratory, in the library of which he studied Oriental works and manuscripts. When a certain Jew was condemned to the pyre at Metz on a blood accusation, Simon wrote a strong opinion in protest (1670) . He translated Leon of Modena's ?Historia dei Riti Ebraici, ? etc. (1674) , and wrote ?Comparaison des Cérémonies des Juifs et de la Discipline de l'Eglise? (1681) . His chief work, however, was his ?Histoire Critique du Vieux Testament? (1678) , practically the first introduction to the Old Testament written. It dealt with the books of the Old Testament as if they were ordinary writings, and by this means aroused the enmity of Bossuet and the Port Royal, through whose influence the whole edition of 1, 300 copies was seized and destroyed and Simon was expelled from the Oratory (May 21, 1678) . Notwithstanding the destruction of his book, several pirated editions appeared in Holland. Simon wrote several pamphlets defending his views against the attacks of contemporary writers, such as Vossius, Spanheim, Jurien, Colomies, Le Clerc, and others. ? (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) . On first endpage Ex libris : "Ex bibliotheca FF. Praedicatorum Sti Jacobi". Bound in original full calf, with gilt panels on spine. Wing; S3801. Subjects: Vossius, Isaac, 1618 - 1689. De Sibyllinis aliisque quæ Christi natalem præcessere oraculis. Bible - Versions. Bible - Manuscripts - Early works to 1800. Oracula. Sibyllina - Early works to 1800. Light wear to edges of leather, gilt lightly rubbed, internally very clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (KH - 1 - 45)

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        Apollonius Cattus, oder Kern der gantzen Geometriae in drey Theil... [Bericht zu M. Jobsten Burgi seligen Geometrischen Triangular Instruments]

      Marburg, Joh. Heinrich Stock [pour Johann Ingebrand à Cassel], 1684. 3 parties en 1 volume in - 4, frontispice sur cuivre, [14] - 102 - 61 - [8] - 22 pages, 52 planches basane granitée ancienne, dos orné à la grotesque, roulette sur les coupes 1684, 1684, , 3 parties en 1 volume in - 4, frontispice sur cuivre, [14] - 102 - 61 - [8] - 22 pages, 52 planches, basane granitée ancienne, dos orné à la grotesque, roulette sur les coupes, Première mise en recueil des importants travaux de mathématiques et d'instrumentation topographique de Benjamin Bramer, élève et beau - frère de Jost Bürgi, comprenant trois parties parues séparément, à l'origine, en en 1634, 1647 et 1648. La troisième partie décrit le "Geometrische Triangular Instrument" de Bürgi, instrument conçu dans les années 1590 et qui exploitait de manière novatrice la technique de la triangulation. L'illustration de l'ouvrage comprend le retirage du beau portrait - frontispice allégorique de Bürgi, entouré des instruments scientifiques de sa conception, ainsi que plusieurs bois dans le texte et le retirage des planches sur cuivre, repliées pour la plupart ; les 21 planches qui ornent la troisième partie, sont courtes de marges. Texte allemand, en lettres gothiques. DSB II, 419. Poggendorff I, 274. Architecte allemand, Benjamin Bramer était le beau - frère et l'élève du célèbre constructeur d'instruments scientifiques Jost Bürgi (1552 - 1632), pionnier dans l'élaboration d'instruments nouveaux d'arpentage, d'astronomie et de mesure du temps : il accompagna son maître à Prague en 1603 et fut nommé en 1612 architecte de la ville de Marburg par le Landgrave de Hesse Moritz. Ce recueil est particulièrement important pour sa description de l'instrument de Bürgi, ainsi conçu : "Comme [les combinaisons de règles graduées] étaient de conception assez simples, [elles] ont été exécutées avec de nombreuses variantes. Pour faire pressentir leur filiation, rappelons que Copernic utilisait déjà un assemblage de trois règles graduées, deux d'entre elles étant articulées aux extrémités de la troisième, placée verticalement ; il était désigné sous le nom de triquetrum ou instrument des trois règles. On en retrouve un semblable dans Oronce Finé [...]. Le même principe a été repris vers la fin du XVIe siècle, et probablement de façon indépendante, par Danfrie et par Jost Bürgi. Il existe très peu de différence entre le trigomètre de Danfrie et l'instrument triangulaire de Bürgi. Le premier est muni de rapporteurs à chacune de ses articulations tandis que le second n'en est pas pourvu ; l'instrument de Burgi porte une boussole sur l'une de ses branches. Sur les deux instruments, l'une des règles latérales se déplace par une coulisse sur la règle de base : les trois règles sont divisées en partie égales et les opérations de mesure sont identiques. Trigomètre et instrument triangulaire se montent sur un trépied à rotule, ce qui permet le relevé d'angles verticaux et horizontaux" (Daumas, les instruments scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, pages 31 - 32). Reliure habilement restaurée. Impression sur papier allemand ; ce dernier présente les altérations propres à sa qualité d'origine, soit d'importantes brunissures. Petites taches d'encre anciennes sur une page. Planches de la troisième partie courtes de marge

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        Collections of travels through Turky into Persia, and the East-Indies. Giving an account of the present state of those countries.

      London, Moses Pitt, 1684. - Folio (200 x 305 mm). 6 parts in one vol. (18), 264 pp. (2), 214 pp. (8), 154, (2) pp. (6), 113, (1) pp. (14), 87, (1), 66, (2) pp. Modern half calf over marbled boards using remains of 18th-c. calf spine with modern gilt red morocco label. The first collected edition in English, translated by John Phillips and Henry Oldenburg: an account of 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. There is also a bird's-eye map of the Strait of Hormuz showing the Musandam Peninsula (peppered with palm trees and captioned "A promontorie of Arabia the happey"), Hormuz, Larak, and Qeshm island, as well as Bandar Abbas and Bandar Kong on the Persian side. Intruguingly, this engraved map also includes depth soundings throughout the Gulf, making it useful as an early "Persian Gulf Pilot". A separate, illustrated chapter discusses extensively the invaluable pearl in the collection of the Imam of Muscat. Another illustrated chapter discusses "The Money of Arabia". In general, the plates depict festivals, processions, costumes, views, and images of the Eastern flora and fauna as well as coins and gems. - Occasional browning, but well-preserved on the whole. Blackmer 1632. Wing T251A, T252, T253. Campbell (Japan) 28. OCLC 6071990. Not in Atabey or Weber. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Einband für Johann Wilhelm Freiherr von Heinrichsberg und Weyer.

      Auf Vorderdeckel datiert 1684.. Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf beiden Decken. 20 x x 15,6 cm. Vorderdeckel oben mit goldgepr. (oxidierter) Zueignung: "Dem wolgebornen Herrn Hernn Johann Wilhelmb Freyherrn von Hainrichsperg/ Herrn zum Weyer/ Spillberg vnd Rottenbach: der Röm: Kays: Maß etc Trucksässen vnd J. D. Hoff-Cammer-Rath etc. Meinem gnädig vnd hochgebietenden Herrn Herrn. 1684". Zentral goldgepr. doppelköpfiger Adler der Monarchie, darunter eine goldgepr. Szene, eine Gruppe Ritter zu Pferde vor einer Burg. Linker und rechter Rand mit Ornamenten, Engeln und Wappen des Eigners. - Die hintere Decke mit ähnlicher Prägung, zentral ein Wappen mit einem steigenden Löwen, darüber wohl eine Szene aus dem Stahl zu Bethlehem. - Johann Wilhelm Freiherr von Heinrichsberg und Weyer war Herr auf dem steiermärkischen Spielberg und Rottenbach bis 1695. - Enthält inkomplette Almanache von 1684, mit einigen kl. Holzschnitten, u. a. ein Aderlassmännchen, sowie eine gest. Tafel. Mit zahlr. weißen Bll. durchschossen, tls. mit umfangreichen Anmerkungen, wohl vom Eigner selbst. - Berieben, Vergoldung tls. oxidiert, es fehlen die Bindebände. Hintere Decke etwas wurmspurig.

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        Aegrae Animae et Dolorem Suum Lenire Conantis Pia In Psalmum Centesimum Decimum Octavum Soliloquia.

      1684 - Leodici Ebunorum 1684. Apud Guilielmum Henricum Streel [.]. 8, [11] k., 385 s. : inicj., winiety, marginalia, sygnet druk. Opr. sk. Grzbiet ze zwiezami, zloconym grzbietem i szyldzikiem. Otarcia oprawy. Åšlady zawilg. na wyklejkach. Pod okÅ‚ ekslibris. Hamon Jean (1618-1687) - francuski lekarz, jansenista. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de l«Ile de Java: Partie occidentale, partie oreintale, dresse tout nouvellement sur les memoires les plus exactes

      Artist: Chatelain Henri Abraham (-1743) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c 1720 1684 - Artist: Chatelain, Henri Abraham (1684-1743) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c. 1720; - Condition: ; Map shows the Island Java with insert map of the harbour of Batavia.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 - 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), The Hague (c. 1721) and Amsterdam (c. 1728). He is best known as a Dutch cartographer and more specifically for his cartographic contribution in the seminal seven volume Atlas Historique, published in Amsterdam between 1705 and 1720. Innovative for its time, the Atlas Historique combined fine engraving and artwork with scholarly studies of geography, history, ethnology, heraldry, and cosmography. Some scholarship suggests that the Atlas Historique was not exclusively compiled by Henri Chatelain, as is commonly believed, but rather was a family enterprise involving Henri, his father Zacharie and his brother, also Zacharie.

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        Sopra le Parabole di Salomone esposte in lezzioni morali dal P. D. Simpliciano Bizozeri milanese, cherico reg. di S. Paolo. Tomo 1. diviso in due parti. Dove si contiene la sposizione de` principali sensi di tutto il capitolo decimo de` prouerbi di Salomone....

       Milano, Nella Stampa di Francesco Vigone, in Pescheria Vecchia 1684. Bd. 1 in 2 geb. gr.-4°. 4 Bll., 1002 S., 25 Bll. (Index). Grüne Ldr.-Bde. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Rü. restaur.Simpliciano Bizozeri (1642-1704). Ein zweiter Band erschien in Milano, da Carlo Antonio Malatesta 1689. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Theologie, Religionsgeschichte

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        BY THE KING A PROCLAMATION...WHEREAS THE SAFEGUARD AND PROTECTION WE OWE TO SUCH OF OUR OWN SUBJECTS...

      London: Printed by the Assigns of John Bill...and...Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb, 1684. Broadside, approximately 22 x 14 inches. Two halves joined together at an early date; early reinforcement in left margin near joint. Left margin trimmed away except in reinforced area, else untrimmed edges. Early creases from folding. Overall very good. An important proclamation against privateering, declaring the neutrality of British harbors and making the ships and cargoes of violators subject to confiscation; requiring British ships to come to the aid of merchant vessels attacked by privateers; requiring that Men of War serving foreign powers be detained in British ports until merchant vessels have safely put to sea again from those ports; prohibiting any supply or other dealings with privateers by British subjects; and prohibiting British subjects from entering into privateering activities on behalf of any foreign powers. Proclaimed at Newmarket, on March 12. WING C3597a. STEELE 3757.

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        Collections of travels through Turky into Persia, and the East-Indies. Giving an account of the present state of those countries.

      London : Printed for Moses Pitt 1684 - 6 parts in one. Incomplete and unsophisticated copy. Folio. 6 parts in 1 vol: [xviii], 1-264; [ii], 1-214; [vi] [1]-113 [1]; [viii], 1-154 [2]; [xii], 1-87[1]; 1-66pp. 4 general & part titles. 27 plates on 24 sheets, 1 folding map (of the Empire of the Great Mongol). First three without Moses Pitt on the title pages, lacking Volume I title page. Rebound in modern blue cloth. Pages well tanned, staining to side margins with foxing to first 4 parts. Notation to first 4 parts. Old dampstain affecting final 2 parts affecting text and plates along gutter. A few old cellotape repairs, some to plates, last leaf repaired with some loss. Several plates trimmed. Bound as: 1) The Six Travels of John Baptista Tavernier. Through Turkey and Persia to the Indies: The Persian Travels; 2) The Six Travels of John Baptista Tavernier: Travels in India and the Indies 3) A New Relation of the Inner-Part of the Grand Seignor's Seraglio; 4) The History of the Late Revolution of the Dominions of the Great Mogol.5) A New and Particular Relation of the Kingdom of Tunquin; 6) A Relation of Japon. Tavernier was one of the most celebrated travelers of the 17th century and one of its greatest authorities on the routes of Eastern travel. The son of a Parisian geographer, Tavernier completed six overland journeys to Turkey, Persia, and India between 1631 and 1668, covering almost 120,000 miles. "In 1676-77 at Paris, Tavernier published in two volumes "LES SIX VOYAGES", one of the most popular books of the seventeenth century. Lach writes that the Voyages, "are rich in materials on routes, traveling conditions, trading practices, the mines of Golconda [in India], and the Dutch and English activities in the East. While Tavernier's contemporaries debated the authenticity of the Voyages, modern scholars agree that they constitute a valuable source for Indian history during the years from 1640 to 1667, or for almost a generation." Blackmer 1632. Wing T251A, T252, T253. Campbell (Japan) 28. OCLC 6071990. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE III, Book 1, pp.416-18. Not in Atabey or Weber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Delight and judgment:

      8vo., (16) 379 (5)pp., including the penultimate advertisement leaf and final blank, contemporary ink annotations on endpapers and on at least two page margins, tiny hole in one text leaf affecting two or three letters on both recto and verso, contemporary blind-ruled calf. A very good crisp copy. An unusually liberal Protestant view of worldly pleasures some of which Horneck condemned only when indulged in excess. Horneck examines the menu of pleasures - particularly what he calls the "sensual, and carnal delights of men, particularly of young men" and asks the rhetorical question: "What is there in that future judgment, that's able to cast a damp on the mirth, and jollities of men, especially the younger sort?" And, in attempting an answer, he examines in turn the various "delights" generally on offer: "delight in gardens, rivers and orchards", "delight in musick, either vocal or instrumental", "delight in books", "delight in drinking and tippling", "delight in cards & dice", "delight in feasting and going to feasts", "delight in fashionable cloaths and habits", "delight in painting and patching, and artificial meliorations of the face and skin", "delight in dancing", and "delight in seeing and going to stage-plays". Horneck's realistic - and relatively sensible - position on make-up and cosmetic surgery (as it were) well illustrates his general position in the real world. "Though a man who hath lately had the small pox, or hath been sun-burnt, or whose face hath been parch'd with wind, may lawfully take care by ordinary helps to reduce his face to his former, or native, colour, and complexion; and though we do not judge it against the law of God, to hide some great blemish or defect in the face whereby spectators may be offended, and particularly women that are with child, frighted; and though it is not inconsistent with the rule of the Gospel, to wash the face when dirty; yet all those paints and additional washes, and artificial black spots, whereby men and women endeavour either to set off their complexion the better, to give themselves a more pleasing colour or to mend their meen, or to make themselves look more beautiful, or to attract the eyes, and admiration, and sometimes the unlawful amours of those they converse withal, are things which a Christian must be a stranger too". On the subject of gambling ("cards and dice") the author is also able to offer some comfort. He provides 10 "provisos", conformity with which might allow gambling to be "lawful". Thus proviso 3 is that winnings should be given to the poor, "or some pious use". And proviso 4 is that gamblers and card-players should "spend but very little time in it, not above an hour or two". Anthony Horneck (1641-1697), Church of England clergyman, was born in the Lower Palatinate and was educated for the Reformed ministry. Like many Lutheran and Reformed theologians at that time Horneck came to England to continue his studies in 1660. His eventual reputation in England was based partly on his expertise in oriental languages, and partly on a personal piety which he sustained lifelong. After a number of ecclesiastical preferments, in 1671 he was appointed preacher in the Savoy. He was awarded a Cambridge Doctorate in Divinity in 1681. "Like the protestant orthodox generally, he depended excessively for his leverage upon conscience upon the assertion that the ultimate day of judgment was at hand, and like them was prepared to soften the asceticism for which he called by classifying as things indifferent a more liberal list of worldly pleasures than would have been countenanced by the pietists of the next generation". [W.R. Ward in ODNB].

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        Mappe-Monde pour connoitre les progres & les conquestes les plus Remarquables des Provinces-Unies, Ainsy que celles des Compagnies d'Orient et.

      Artist: Chatelain Henri Abraham (-1743) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c 1719 1684 - Artist: Chatelain, Henri Abraham (1684-1743) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c. 1719; - Condition: Perfect condition; Decorative map depicts the world in two Hemispheres and California as an island. Map with 3 cartouches and coat of arm.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 - 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), The Hague (c. 1721) and Amsterdam (c. 1728). He is best known as a Dutch cartographer and more specifically for his cartographic contribution in the seminal seven volume Atlas Historique, published in Amsterdam between 1705 and 1720. Innovative for its time, the Atlas Historique combined fine engraving and artwork with scholarly studies of geography, history, ethnology, heraldry, and cosmography. Some scholarship suggests that the Atlas Historique was not exclusively compiled by Henri Chatelain, as is commonly believed, but rather was a family enterprise involving Henri, his father Zacharie and his brother, also Zacharie.

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        La Comtesse d'Escarbagnas [Ensemble] George Dandin ou le mari confondu [Ensemble] L'Imposteur ou le Tartuffe [Ensemble] Monsieur de Pourceaugnac [Ensemble] Les Fascheux [Ensemble] Sganarelle ou Le Cocu imaginaire [Ensemble] L'Impromptu de Versailles

      Contemporary binding in full brown calf, back with five nerves decorated with boxes and gilded florets and a room under red morocco, gilt wheels on the cuts, fine golden lace coaching contreplats, all red sprinkled edges . Chez Jacques le Jeune et chez Henri Wetstein à Amsterdam 1684, 1693, 1693, 1684, 1693, 1693 et 1684 in-12 (7,5x13cm) 32pp. ; 60pp. ; 96pp. ; 72pp. ; 60pp. ; 35pp. (1p.) ; 35pp. (1p.) 7 textes en 1 volume

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        Emblemes (a k a Emblems) + Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man

      Beautiful little English Emblem book with 100+ religious, alchemical and symbolic illustrations/engravings in two parts + a letter dated 1945 from Library of Harvard University, The Houghton Library, signed by William A. Jackson (1905-1964), the first librarian for The Houghton Library .Emblemes (a.k.a. emblems) by Fra. Quarles (Francis Quarles) + Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man London printed for J. Williams at the Crowne in St. Paul's Churchyard 1684 (although the date looks like it could be read either as 1624 or 1634)Size, Binding and Collation: Cute little 12mo volume measuring 6.5"x4" 381 pages + preliminaries, in later, probably early-to-mid 20th century calf. Collation is as follows: blank, title page, Dedication to Edward Benlowes, To the Reader, a latin inscription, first engraving, and main text begins The First Book begining with The Invocation (1-64), The Second Book (65-124), The Third Book (125-188), The Fourth Book (189-248), The Fifth Book (249-311), book plate of The Library of J. Roy W. Barrette (probably 20th century) on past down, two blank pages, "the mind of the frontispiece", "Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man" title page on page 317, Dedication to Lady Mary Countess of Dorset (319-20), To the Reader (321), first engraving of the Hieroglyphikes on page 322, main text alternating engravings and text 322-381, Finis.Condition: Near Fine pages in Near Fine binding, and very good+ title page. Beautiful solid binding, slight edge-wear to the edges of the boards, but overall clean and solid, text very readable, engravings mostly clear but probably towards the end of the printing run. Slight toning towards the edges of the main title page with a taped repair to the top, not affecting inner engraving, mostly clean pages, near fine, with occasional spotting, nothing serious. Overall a very good solid book from the late 17th century!Included Letter: Interestingly, this volume was apparently at first purchased or acquired then passed on and returned to Miss Mabel Zahn and Charles Sessler by Harvard University's Houghton Library as shown in a letter in the volume written and signed by William A. Jackson who was the first librarian of Houghton Library at Harvard, appointed in 1942 and remained at the post until his death in 1964. According to the letter, the seller or donor (it's not clear whether this was a donation or a sale, to Harvard but I suspect this was a sale) had dated the volume to 1634 but Jackson felt positive the book was printed in 1684 although the engraved title page's year is difficult to read. Jackson speaking for Houghton declined the book and another book, which makes me believe these were a possible transactions from an antiquarian bookseller. So this book has "partial provenance", briefly owned by Harvard University then not!NOTE: The pictures are of the actual item for sale. (The pictures are NOT a stock photo.)

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        Einband für Johann Wilhelm Freiherr von Heinrichsberg und Weyer.

      Auf Vorderdeckel datiert 1684. - Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Goldprägung auf beiden Decken. 20 x x 15,6 cm. Vorderdeckel oben mit goldgepr. (oxidierter) Zueignung: "Dem wolgebornen Herrn Hernn Johann Wilhelmb Freyherrn von Hainrichsperg/ Herrn zum Weyer/ Spillberg vnd Rottenbach: der Röm: Kays: Maß etc Trucksässen vnd J. D. Hoff-Cammer-Rath etc. Meinem gnädig vnd hochgebietenden Herrn Herrn. 1684". Zentral goldgepr. doppelköpfiger Adler der Monarchie, darunter eine goldgepr. Szene, eine Gruppe Ritter zu Pferde vor einer Burg. Linker und rechter Rand mit Ornamenten, Engeln und Wappen des Eigners. - Die hintere Decke mit ähnlicher Prägung, zentral ein Wappen mit einem steigenden Löwen, darüber wohl eine Szene aus dem Stahl zu Bethlehem. - Johann Wilhelm Freiherr von Heinrichsberg und Weyer war Herr auf dem steiermärkischen Spielberg und Rottenbach bis 1695. - Enthält inkomplette Almanache von 1684, mit einigen kl. Holzschnitten, u. a. ein Aderlassmännchen, sowie eine gest. Tafel. Mit zahlr. weißen Bll. durchschossen, tls. mit umfangreichen Anmerkungen, wohl vom Eigner selbst. - Berieben, Vergoldung tls. oxidiert, es fehlen die Bindebände. Hintere Decke etwas wurmspurig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l`état de l`homme apres le peche et de sa prédestination au salut. Où l`on examine les sentiments communs et où l`on explique ce que l`Ecriture Sainte nous en dit. [Text Französisch].

      Amsterdam: Chez Henry Desbordes 1684. 7 Blatt, 367 Seiten. Neueres Ganzleder mit Rückenschild, vier falschen Bünden und Blindprägung, Klein-Oktav, ca. 13 x 8,4 cm. (gering kratzspurig, innen am oberen Schnitt teils etwas knapp beschnitten ohne Textverlust, nur sehr wenig gebräunt oder braunfleckig, insgesamt gut erhalten) Le Cène (um 1647 - 1703) war ein französischer Theologe von hugenottischer Herkunft, der in den Niederlanden und in England wirkte. Studiert hatte er in Sedan, Genf und Saumur, 1672 wurde er in Caen protestantisch ordiniert. Er wirkte in Honfleur und Charenton, bis er nach dem Widerruf des Ediktes von Nantes nach Den Haag floh. Die letzten Jahre seines Lebens verbrachte er in England, wo er auch starb. Er war radikaler Rationalist, der den orthodoxen Theologen der reformierten Kirche entgegentrat. Le Cène ging von der Überlegenheit der menschlichen Vernunft aus und las aus der Bibel die Grösse des Menschen heraus, was im Gegensatz zur orthodoxen Lesart stand, die die Verdorbenheit des Menschen betonte. Seine rationalistische Kritik mündete wie bei Sozzini in eine ethische Akzentuierung des Christentums - teils frei zitiert nach Erich Haase, \"Einführung in die Literatur des Refuge\", 1959. Der Einband ist signiert \"Bagguley\", das ist George Thomas Bagguley (1860 - nach 1934), tätig in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Bibliophilie;Alte Drucke;Fremdsprachen;Französisch;Theologie;Protestanten;Protestantismus;Evangelische;Reformierte;Einbände]

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        Le Nouveau Testament, c'est a dire La nouvelle alliance de Nostre Seigneur Iesus Christ. The New Testament. of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ. Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte alle boeken des nieuwen verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi volgens het besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht inde iare 1618 en 1619.

      Amsterdam: By de weduwe van Steven Swart, Jacobus vander Deyster, en Aert Dircksz 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [2] ff., 601, [1 (blank) pp.. 1684 Presented in triple-column format are the New Testament in French (text the Geneva version), English (text the Authorized version), and Dutch (text the States-General version). The French and English are printed in roman and the Dutch in gothic (i.e., black letter). The title-page is engraved and has an architectural frame around the title, with a cartouche at the base bearing imprint information. Provenance: The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Contemporary dark calf, modestly ruled in blind; spine label gilt-tooled, front free endpaper lacking. Ex-library as above with bookplate, charge pocket, and date due slip, but no stamps on any pages. => Ambitious yet compact, and comfortable when handheld, this is an attractive production.

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        Il teatro brittanico ò vero Historia della Grande Brettagna... Parte prima (seconda, terza e quarta)

      Per Abramo Wolfgang 1684 - 1685 12mo (cm. 15,2), 5 Voll., 12 cc.nn., 672 pp., 12 cc.nn. (di cui lâ??ultima bianca); 4 cc.nn., 552 pp., 7 cc.nn.; 4 cc.nn., 552 pp., 12 cc.nn.; 4 cc.nn., 552 pp., 12 cc.nn.; 4 cc.nn., 600 pp., 12 cc.nn. Legature recenti in mz. pelle con nervi, fregi, fili e titolo oro al ds. Tagli colorati a spruzzo. Ossidazione delle prime carte del terzo, quarto e quinto vol. Altre lievi ingialliture ma buon esemplare nel complesso. Raro.

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        The Theory Of The Earth Containing an Account Of The Original of the Earth And Of All The General Changes Which it hath already undergone, Or Is To Undergo, Till the Consummation of all Things

      London: R, Norton, for Walter Kettilby, 1684. First English edition. leather_bound. Modern full calf in contemporary style, raised bands, red leather spine label. Very good. 2 vols. in one. 327 pages. folio, 31 x 20 cm. Engraved title, two double-page engraved plates, plus engravings in the text. This, his best known work originally published in Latin, "Telluris Theoria Sacra," in 1681, a treatise on speculative cosmogony proposing a hollow earth, most of the water inside until Noah's Flood at which time mountains and oceans appeared. Burnet was to an extent influenced by Descartes who had written on the creation of the earth in "Principia philosophiae," (1644). Isaac Newton admired Burnet's theological approach to geological processes. The ridge Dorsa Burnet on the Moon was named after him. Burnet's first book concerns the Deluge and Paradise, with the second concerning Primaeval Earth and Paradise. Small, early ink name ink names on title crossed out, some browning mostly marginal.

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        [Atlas] S: Rom: Imp: Circuli et Electoratus Bavariae Geographica Descriptio. Bairen mit Angenzenden Landen, Zu sonderbahr bequemen Gebrauch in XXVIII. Auf einander zutrefenden Tabellen vorgestellt. . . .

      Augsburg: Johann Stridbeck Jüngern, 1684. First Edition. Vellum. Very Good. 8vo. 19.5 by 15.5 cm. A double paged engraving of a triumphal arch, 14 pp., followed by 27 double paged maps with hand-colored boundary lines and three other double paged plates (one containing a table of distances between different cities). Bound with "Allgemeines Register Aller Deren Laender, Staete, Marckflecken . . . ", which has a title, a note page, followed by 84 pages. The maps are the highlight, and very beautiful baroque prints indeed, with their figurative decorations, with bloated Pantagruel-ish babies and seraphs blowing air or water, and other grotesqueries, as in many a baroque fountain, drawings of castles, mountains, mounted cavaliers, scrolls and ribboning, coat-of-arms and armorial decoration, and generic drawings of hills, mountains, castles and church towers to indicate topography and towns on the map. Wormholing to the painted vellum, and some of the holes continue into the first few leaves, front and rear, with no impact on the maps or plates. Ugly old repair to corner. Some cracking of the spine.

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        The Theory Of The Earth Containing an Account Of The Original of the Earth And Of All The General Changes Which it hath already undergone, Or Is To Undergo, Till the Consummation of all Things

      R, Norton, for Walter Kettilby, London 1684 - 327 pages. folio, 31 x 20 cm. Engraved title, two double-page engraved plates, plus engravings in the text. This, his best known work originally published in Latin, "Telluris Theoria Sacra," in 1681, a treatise on speculative cosmogony proposing a hollow earth, most of the water inside until Noah's Flood at which time mountains and oceans appeared. Burnet was to an extent influenced by Descartes who had written on the creation of the earth in "Principia philosophiae," (1644). Isaac Newton admired Burnet's theological approach to geological processes. The ridge Dorsa Burnet on the Moon was named after him. Burnet's first book concerns the Deluge and Paradise, with the second concerning Primaeval Earth and Paradise. Small, early ink name ink names on title crossed out, some browning mostly marginal. Modern full calf in contemporary style, raised bands, red leather spine label. Very good. 2 vols. in one [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Delle opere le morali Rome stamperia del Varese

      

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        Works - Variorum edition. [1] Ciceronis (vel incerti Auctoris) Rhetoricorum ad Herennium libri quatuor. Et de Inventione Libri duo. Cum integris Dionysii Lambini, Fulvii Ursini, Jani Gruteri, Jacobi Gronovii & excerptis aliorum notis, Variantibus Codicum MSS. lectionibus, & ineditis Animadversionibus Joh. Georgii Graevii, additis sub finem Joh. Michaelis Bruti, & ineditis notis Francisci Oudendorpii, curante Petro Burmanno secundo. - [2] Epistolarum Ad Quintum fratrem libri tres, et Ad Brutum liber unus. Cum notis integris Petri Victorii, Paulli Manutii, Leon. Malespinae, D. Lambini, F. Ursini, Fr. Junii, J. Gruteri et Jacobi Gronovii, nec non Francisci Hotomanni Commentario in epistolam primam de Provincia admini-stranda. Adjectus est ad M. Tullium fratrem, De petitione consulatus, liber cum integro commentario Valerii Palermi Veronensis. - [3] M. T. Ciceronis liber de claris oratoribus, qui dicitur Brutus. Ad M. Brutum orator. Ad C. Trebatium topica. Oratorae partitiones. Liber de optimo genere oratorum / Cum interpretatione, ac notis, quas in usum serenissimi Delphini edidit Jacobus Proust, e Societate Jesu. Cum indice copioso. Juxta editionem novissimam Parisiensem. - [4] M. Tullii Ciceronis Academica. Recensuit, Variorum Notis suas immiscuit, et Hadr. Turnebi Petrique Fabri Commentarios adjunxit Joannes Davisius. Editio Secunda Emendata. Notis Auctior & Indice Rerum Locupletiori. - [5] M. Tullii Ciceronis ad Q. fratrem dialogi tres De oratore. Ex Mss. emendavit, notisque illustravit Zacharias Pearce, Decanus Wintoniensis. - [6] M. Tullii Ciceronis De Finibus Bonorum & Malorum libri quinque. Ex Recensione Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Praesidis. Cum Ejusdem Animadversionibus, Et Notis integris Petr. Victorii, P. Manucii, Joach. Camerarii, D. Lambini, ac Fulvii Ursini. Editio Secunda. - [7] M. Tullii Ciceronis De legibus Libri Tres. Recensuit, ac Petr Victorii, Paul Manucii, Jo. Camerarii, Dion. Lambini, et Fulvii Ursini Notis suas adjecit Joannes Davisius, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Praeses. Accedit Hadriani Turnebi Commentarius. Editio Secunda. - [8] M. Tullii Ciceronis De Natura Deorum Libri Tres. Cum Notis Integris Paulli Manucii, Petri Victorii, Joachimi Camerarii, Dionys. Lambini, Fulv. Ursini, & Joannis Walkeri. Recensuit, suisque Animadversionibus Illustravit ac Emaculavit Joannes Davisius. Coll. Regin. Cantab. Praeses. Editio Tertia, Emendatior & Auctior. - [9] M. Tullii Ciceronis De Officiis libri tres Cato Maior, Laelius, Paradoxa, Somnium Scipionis. Ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii cum ejusdem notis, ut & integris animadversionibus Dionysii Lambini, Fulvii Vrsini, Caroli Langii, Francisci Fabritii Marcodurani, Aldi Manutii, nec non selectis aliorum. Accessit Favonii Eulogii Rhetoris Carthaginiensis in Ciceronis Somnium Scipionis disputatio, nec non Caelii Calcagnini disquisitiones in de officiis libros. M. Antonii Majoragii decisiones contra Calcagninum. Iacobi Griffioli defensiones Ciceronis contra eundem. - [10] M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolarum libri XVI ad T. Pomponium Atticum ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii cum ejusdem animadversionibus, et notis integris Petri Victorii, Paulli Manutii, Leonardi Malhespinae, D. Lambini, Fulvii Ursini, Sim. Bosii, Fr. Iunii, Aus. Popmae, nec non selectis Sebast. Corradi, Is. Casauboni, Ioan. Fred. Gronovii, & aliorum. - [11] M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolarum libri XVI. ad familiares ut vulgo vocantur ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Grævii cum ejusdem animadversionibus auctis, et notis integris Petri Victorii, Pauli Manutii, Hier. Ragazonii, D. Lambini, F. Vrsini, nec non selectis Io. Fr. Gronovii, & aliorum. - [12] M. Tullii Ciceronis Libri De Divinatione et De Fato. Rencensuit, & suis Animadversionibus Illustravit ac Emendavit Joannes Davisius Coll. Regin. Cantab. Praeses. Accedunt Integrae Notae Paulli Manucii, Petri Victorii, Joach. Camerarii, Dion. Lambini, et Fulv. Ursini, Una cum Hadriani Turnebi Commentario in Librum de Fato. Editio Secunda, melior & emendatior. - [13] M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationes ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii cum ejusdem animadversionibus, et notis integris Francisci Hottomanni, Dionysii Lambini, Fulvii Vrsini, Paulli Manutii ac selectis aliorum. Vt & Q. Asconio Pediano, & anonymo scholiaste. - [14] M. Tullii Ciceronis Tusculanarum disputationum libbi [sic] V. Cum Commentario Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Praesidis. Editio Quarta. Huic Editioni Accedunt Richardi Bentleii Emendationes, cum Indice Rerum & Verborum.

      1684 to 1761 1684. 21 volumes; 14 titles. Octavo, 197x117mm. In contemporary vellum bindings, with titles, etc, manuscript on the spines. Boards slightly sprung. Bookplate 'H C W Wood | Ars Longa | Vita Brevis' on front paste-downs. An excellent set, uniformly bound, all in very nice, crisp and clean condition. The titles listed above are: [1] Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Apud Sam. & Joh. Luchtmans 1761; xlvi, [2], 698, [12] pages (the last two blank); three pages of errata. - [2] Hagae-Comitum [Hague], Apud Isaacum Vaillant 1725; [2], 167, xvi, 318 pages; title-page in red and black with engraved vignette, plus engraved head- and tail-pieces. - [3] Oxonii [Oxford], E Typographeo Clarendoniano, Impensis Stephani Fletcher 1716; [2], 333, [51] pages; engraved frontispiece portrait from the bust of Cicero by M. Burg. - [4] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Sumptibus Cornelii Crownfield; Prostant apud Jac. Joan. & Paul. Knapton; Joan. Crownfield; & C. Hoguel bibliopolas Londinense 1736; [8], 399, [1] pages; woodcut head-piece at start of 'Lectori'; ESTC T138134. - [5] Londini [London]: Ex Officina Jacobi & Richardi Tonson, & Johannis Watts 1746; xvi, 425, [79] pages; title-page in red and black. - [6] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Typis Academicis, Sumptibus Corn. & J. Crownfield, & J. & P. Knapton Bibliopolarum 1741; [8], 440, [8] pages, with an index; woodcut head-piece at start of 'Lectori'; ESTC T138136. - [7] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Typis Academicis Excudebat J. Bentham, Impensis Gul. Thurlbourn, Bibliopol. Cantab. et J. & P. Knapton Londin. 1745; [8], 425, [1] pages, with an index. - [8] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Typis Academicis. Sumptibus Cornelii Crownfield, Celeberrimae Academiae Typographi. Prostant apud J. & J. Knapton, J. Crownfield, & N. Prevost, Bibliopolas Londinenses 1733; [12], 434, [2] pages, with a final advertisement leaf; woodcut head-piece at start of 'Lectori'; ESTC T138139. - [9] Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex Typographia P. & I. Blaeu, Prostant apud Wolfgang, Ianssonio-Waesbergios, Boom, a Someren, & Goethals 1688; [16], 688, [66], 452, [16] pages; engraved title page. - [10] Amstelaedami [Amsterdam]: Sumptibus Blaviorum, & Henrici Wetstenii 1684; two volumes, [16], 822, 284; 802, [2], 344, [96] pages; engraved title-page to Vol. 1; woodcut head- and tail-pieces; some pages unopened. - [11] Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex Typographia P. & I. Blaeu, Prostant apud Wolfgang, Ianssonio-Waesbergios, Boom, a Someren, & Goethals 1693; two volumes; [22], 506, 500; 468, 368, [116] pages; engraved title-page to Vol. 1; engraving of a bust of Cicero in Vol. 1, on leaf facing page 1. - [12] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]: Typis Academicis. Sumptibus Cornelii Crownfield. Prostant apud Jac. & Joan. Knapton, Rob. Knaplock, Joan. Crownfield, N. Prevost, & A. Vanden-Hoeck, Bibliopolas Londinenses 1730; [8], 333, [3] pages, with a final advertisement leaf; woodcut head-piece at start of 'Lectori'; ESTC T136980. - [13] Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu, prostant apud Ianssonio-Waesbergios, Boom, a Someren, & Goethals 1695-1699; three volumes in six; title-pages dated: Vol.1, pt.1, 1699; Vol.1, pt.2, 1695; Vol.2, pt.1, 1699; Vol.2, pt.2, 1696; Vol.3, pt.1, 1699; Vol.3, pt.2, 1698; additional engraved title-page to Vol.1, pt.1, of Cicero in the Senate; [22], 706, 112, 174; 596, 112, [42]; [2], 744, 142; 624, 170, [126]; [2], 204, [4], 958; 1022, [2], 234, [166] pages; according to Dibdin, 'It is beautifully printed by Blaeu, and forms the prominent feature in the best octavo variorum editions of Cicero?s works'. - [14] Cantabrigiae [Cambridge], Typis Academicis. Sumptibus Corn. Crownfield, Celeberrimae Academiae Typographi.Prostant apud J. & P. Knapton, & Franc. Chancuion, Bibliopolas Londinenses 1738; [8], 458, [2]; [2], 88 pages; ESTC mentions a portrait but many of the copies reported by libraries are bound without it, as is the case with this copy; the first part has a final advertisement leaf; the second part, 'Richardi Bentleii emendationes ad Ciceronis Tusculanas', has a divisional title-page, separate pagination and register; the final advertisement leaf, which may follow the second part, is not bound in; ESTC T138396. A very rare and desirable set. Please ask us to quote for shipping at cost.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        The Dukedom and Electorat of Brandenbourg which is a part of the Circle of the Higher Saxony.

      Artist: Berry W; Issued in: London; date: c 1684 - Artist: Berry, W.; Issued in: London; date: c. 1684; - Condition: Break on the center because of old tint professional restored; Map shows total Brandenbourg with dekorativ Cartouche, printed on two cooper plate

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        \"Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii\". Grundriß von Antwerpen, umgeben von 3 Gesamtansichten aus verschiedenen Richtungen und 10 Teilansichten.

       Altkol. Kupferstich von N. Visscher nach C.J. Visscher, 1684, 46 x 56 cm. Aus dem 1684 erschienenen Atlas \"Germaniae Inferiori\". - Die Teilansichten zeigen u.a. Kathedrale, Rathaus, Börse, Hansehaus und verschiedene Kirchen. Mit einer Nebenkarte der weiteren Umgebung sowie drei Textfeldern mit gestochenen Erklärungen. - Die gesamte Karte mit den Ansichten in herrlichem, frischen Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, BENELUX-Belgien

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        Nouvelles de la République des Lettres

      Desbordes - Pain - Mortier 1684 - 1718 12mo (cm. 13,8), 66 Voll., ciascuno di circa 400 pp. con disegni n.t. e tavv. f.t. Legature coeve in piena pelle con nervi e ricchi fregi oro al ds. Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati in coloritura omogenea. Alcuni volumi recano al piatto anteriore la scritta in oro â?? M. De Pranginsâ??. Ottime condizioni generali, salvo poche cuffie danneggiate. Interni freschi (carte ingiallite in tre voll.) e ben conservati (solo il Tomo I del 1704 ha uno strappo al frontespizio). Tutto il pubblicato (per lo più in prima o seconda edizione): insieme ai volumi curati da Bayle (marzo 1684 - febbraio 1687), le continuazioni - intervallate da anni in cui la pubblicazione della rivista venne sospesa - di Daniel de Larroque e Jean Le Clerc (marzo - agosto 1687), Jean Barrin (settembre 1687 - aprile 1689), Jacques Bernard (gennaio 1699 - dicembre 1710, gennaio 1716 - aprile 1718), Jean Le Clerc (maggio - giugno 1718). Si tratta del primo periodico che si prefisse lâ??obiettivo di analizzare e segnalare al â??Pubblicoâ?? (in precedenza lo scambio di informazioni e di valutazioni si svolgeva nella stretta cerchia degli intellettuali) le edizioni contemporanee pubblicate in Europa (Francia e Olanda soprattutto, ma anche Inghilterra, Svezia, Germania, Italia, ecc.) riguardanti gli argomenti più interessanti nel mondo pre - illuministico come la filosofia cartesiana, le religioni (con molteplici note sulla religione cattolica e protestante, ma anche con segnalazioni di studi sulla chiesa anglicana, sulla storia e gli usi degli ebrei, ecc.), i viaggi, le invenzioni ed i progressi delle scienze fisiche e matematiche e della medicina, e - sia pure in minor misura - le opere storiche e letterarie. Opera completa (descrizione conforme in B.N.F.) molto rara, quasi introvabile nel mercato antiquario, di questo eccezionale periodico (pubblicato in lingua francese in Olanda per sfuggire alla censura presente in Francia) che - come testimoniano le ripetute edizioni - ebbe un grande successo in ambito europeo.

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        Collectanea chymica Leydensia, id est, Maetsiana, Margraviana, Le Mortiana.

      Leiden Drummond 1684 - (21 x 16 cm). (32) 506 (21) S. Pergamentband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Das Hauptwerk des englischen Alchimisten und Mediziners ist eine Sammlung von 552 chemisch-alchemistischen und pharmazeutischen Abhandlungen und Rezepten nach Vorlesungen der Leidener Professoren de Maets, Margravius und Le Mort. - "The 'Collectanea' contains recipes arranged topically in alphabetical order, the name of the author (de Maets, Margravius, and Le Mort) responsible for each being given in the margin" (Partington). - Exlibris. Innendeckel mit Wurmspuren. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Stellenweise mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Pergament an der vorderen Kante des Vorderdeckels leicht beschädigt. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Partington II, 736; Thorndike VIII, 152; Ferchl 369; Ferguson II, 110; Krivatsy 8107; Wellcome IV, 182; Bolton 373 (Anm.) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Arca Mosis sive historia mundi. Quae complectitur primordia rerum naturalium omniumque artium ac scientiarum. Leipzig. Lüderwald. 1675. (14 x 7,5 cm). (34) 220 (24) S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz (datiert 1669). - Vorgebunden: G. B. de Saint-Romain. Physica sive scientia naturalis, scholasticis tricis liberata.

      Leiden Van der Aa 1684 - (14) 367 (25) S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. Pergamentband der Zeit. Zu I: Letzte Ausgabe des erstmals 1668 erschienenen Werkes. - "During the whole course of my investigations into this literature I have not come across any book more curious, less known, and scarcer . His name has been familiar to me for years as the editor of the works of Geber. It is on the secrets of creation, and includes a survey of natural history, and of the arts and sciences" (Ferguson, Secrets, Suppl. III, 79 zur EA.). - VD17 23:299434B; Ferguson I, 417 (Anm.); vgl. Caillet 5258, Rosenthal BMP 457 und Brüning 2198 (alle die EA). - Zu II: Seltene lateinische Ausgabe dieses erstmals 1679 in Französisch erschienenen Werkes. - "Très curieux, contient un certain nombre de secrets et de recettes. tirès en partie de la Philosophie hermétique" (Caillet). - Vgl. Rosenthal BMP 761; Caillet 9795; Duveen 525; Brüning 2421 (alle die Ausgabe Paris 1679). - Nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. Die letzten beiden Blätter mit alt hinterlegter oberer Ecke. Letztes weißes Blatt mit Notizen von alter Hand. Einband gering fleckig und mit Schnittspuren. Insgesamt wohlerhalten

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        Zuidelijke Nederlanden - Nicolaes Visscher, 1684.

      "Belgii Regii Tabula', kopegravure uitgegeven door Nicolaes Visscher II te Amsterdam in 1684. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd en prachtig met goud gehoogd. Afm. 53,3 x 63,5 cm.Deze gedetailleerde kaart van de Zuidelijke Nederlanden toont de gebieden die in 1684 in Spaans bezit waren. De kaart maakte deel uit van Visscher's atlas Germania Inferior.In de randversiering zien we hoe goed het gaat in de lage landen: een allegorisch vrouwenfiguur houdt het wapen van koning Philip II van Spanje en Oostenrijk vast. Een putto aan haar voeten draagt de hoorn des overvloeds, de akkers zijn rijk gevuld met graan, de koeien die worden gemolken zijn goed doorvoed en gelukkig.De uitgeverij van Visscher begon rond 1608 met Claes Jansz. Visscher die kaarten graveerde voor Willem Blaeu en Jododus Hondius. Onder zijn zoon Nicolaes Visscher I, die in 1652 het roer had overgenomen, groeide het bedrijf uit tot een gerespecteerd uitgevershuis en verkreeg deze een octrooi van de staten van Holland en West-Friesland voor het drukken en uitgeven van kaarten.Nicolaes I werd opgevolgd door zijn zoon Nicolaes II (1649-1702). Hij verkreeg in 1682-1683 eenzelfde soort octrooi als zijn vader. Er is een catalogus bekend uit die jaren (27 bladzijden!) met werken die de uitgeverij aanbood. Slechts tien procent bestond uit kaarten, de rest had betrekking op prentwerk. De Visschers zagen hun winkel in de eerste plaats als een kunsthandel, maar er was ook een grote keus aan kaarten voorhanden.Prijs: € 650,-  .

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        Medical Essays and Observations revised and published by a society in Edinburgh.

      A fine and complete set in contemporary bindings of the first proper medical journal in Britain (it was preceded by three short-lived journals between 1684 and 1716), all in first edition except for volumes 2 and 3 which are in second edition. It was edited by Alexander Monro primus, who was the secretary and a founder member of the ?society in Edinburgh?. It also contains the majority of his published work (ODNB). Far from being a nondescript collection of papers, the contents of the journal were carefully planned, and they include meteorological records for the period in question and an index. These essays were well received in both Britain and the Continent, being published in French and German, and helped to spread throughout Europe the fame of the Edinburgh Medical School in the eighteenth century. The Society was the first medical society in Edinburgh, and was a predecessor of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.Garrison, Medical and scientific periodicals of the 17th and 18th centuries, p. 305. LeFanu, British periodicals of medicine, 4.5 volumes in 6 (vol. 5 is in 2 parts), 8vo, with 23 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spines with gilt centres and red and green morocco labels, a fine set. Early signature of Thomas Bell in upper corner of titles; later ticket of a Dublin bookseller; small personal library stamp on verso of titles and on one or two other pages.

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        Paascarte van de NorderZee custen van America .

      v. Keulen 1684-1704, Amsterdam - Copper engraving, uncolored as published. In excellent condition.

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