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        Caius Suetonius Tranquillius, cum Isaaci Casauboni animadversionibus et dissertationibus politicis Joh. Henr. Boecleri.

      Argentorati: sumptibus J. Staedelli 1688 - GLDr.der Zeit, [10], 352 S., [3], 587 S., [3], 150 S., [118], lex.-8° mit Rueckenvergoldung u. Titelschildchen, 4 Buende. Gestochenes Frontispiz, zahlreiche Vignetten im Text. Einband etwas berieben u. abgegriffen. Kopf- u. Fußkapital mit Verlust etwas eingerissen. Seiten leicht altersgebraunt, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: la

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Institvtio Theologiae Elencticae, in qua Statvs Controversiae Perspicve exponitur, Praecipua Orthodoxorum Argumenta proponuntur & vindicantur, & Fontes Solutionum aperiuntur. Editio Nova, Recognita & multis locis aucta. Cui accessit Oratio De Vita & Obitv Avthoris.

      Geneve, Samuel de Tournes 1688/1689/1690. 3 volumes, (4, portrait, 52) 756 (30), (32) 792 (31), (24) 714 (21) p. Rebound half Cloth, large 4° (pages occasionally browned).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Traité du Nivellement, contenant la Théorie et la Pratique de cet Art. Avec la Description d'un nivellement nouvellement inventé

      Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688 - Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch of surveying known as levelling, and illustrated with wonderful engravings (ARCHITECTURE) First edition. 12mo. Illustrated with 11 folding engraved plates and one text engraving. Contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, joints cracked but sound, interior fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Reports d'Ascuns Cases (Qui ont evenus aux temps du Roy Henry le Septieme . . . [and] Roy Henry le huitiesme) . . . Ovesque les Reports d'ascuns Cases prises per le Reverend Juge Guilleaume Dallison . . . & per Guilleaume Bendloe [etc.]. Wing K134

      London: Printed for Charles Harper, William Crooke [etc.], 1688. Modern 1/2 calf, definite browning, but a sound copy The only Law French edition of "[t]he best-known of the early private" law reports, marking the transition from the Year Books in the late 15th and early 16th centuries and, in this instance, forming the basis in part for John Baker's modern edition

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Nova et Accurata Belgii Hispanici Gallici

      Amsterdam 1688 - Size : 470x540 (mm), 18.5x21.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Some discolouration of the green otherwise in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Ducatus Geldriae Tetrachia Arnhemiensis sive Velavia

      Amsterdam 1688 - The map depicts the greater area Arnhen, Rhenen, Amersfoort, Harderwyck, and Zwol., Size : 470x570 (mm), 18.5x22.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Some discolouration of the green otherwise in very good condition.

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        Theses Mathemáticas

      Imprenta del Colegio de la Compañía, Cádiz 1688 - Theses Mathemáticas, defendidas por el Exmo Señor Don Iñigo de la Cruz Manrique de Lara Remírez de Arellano Mendoza y Alvarado (Madrid 1673-Santa Fe, Granada 1733), Conde de Aguliar, Señor de los Cameros, Marqués de la Hinojosa, Conde de Villamor, Señor del Estado de Andaluz, y Mayalde, y de la Casa Carrillo en el Reyno de Navarra. En el Colegio de la Compañía de Jesús de la Ciudad de Cádiz. Dedícalas al Rey N.Sr. Tamaño 15 x 21. Encuadernación pergamino de época con lomo rotulado. Excelente papel sin marcas de óxido ni impurezas, con amplios márgenes originales. 4h.+ 215 páginas + tres láminas plegadas con grabados técnicos. Un grabado a página completa con el escudo heráldico del autor. Obra de juventud compuesta a la edad de 15 años como colofón a sus estudios en el Colegio de la Compañía de Cádiz y reseñada por Pedro Lacuce en su Tratado de Fortificación publicado en 1772. Raro y bello ejemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Luna de Os Navás]
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        The History of the Most Renowned and Victorious Princess Elizabeth, Late Queen of England : Containing all the Most Important and Remarkable Passages of State, Both At Home and Abroad (So Far As They Are Linked with English Affairs) ....

      London : Printed By M. Flesher For R. Bentley, 1688, Hardback, Fourth EditionFull, contemporary tree calf, good. Hinges starting with generalized wear to the spine bands and board edges. Panels tooled and bordered in blind. Period binding - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 661 pages; The 4th ed / rev. And compared with the original, whereby many gross faults are amended, several periods before omitted are added in their due places, and the English phrase much altered... With a new alphabetical index. Physical desc. : 13 p. L. , 11-661, [40] p : front. (port. ) ; 30 cm. Subject: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. Great Britain - History - Elizabeth, 1558-1603. Translated from the Latin, probably by Robert Norton.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Eusebii Pamphili Caesareae Palaestinae Episcopi De demonstratione evangelica libri decem. (WITH) Eusebii Pamphili Caesareae Palaestinae Episcopi Praeparatio evangelica. FRANCISCUS VIGERUS ROTHOMAGENSIS, SOCIET. JESV PRESBITERS ex MMSS. ... (Truncated)

      Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni., 1688, Vellum, Book Condition: Good Condition, Editio NovaFull Book Title: Eusebii Pamphili Caesareae Palaestinae Episcopi De demonstratione evangelica libri decem. (WITH) Eusebii Pamphili Caesareae Palaestinae Episcopi Praeparatio evangelica. FRANCISCUS VIGERUS ROTHOMAGENSIS, SOCIET. JESV PRESBITERS ex MMSS. CODD...(2 VOLUMES)Size: 24cm x 37cm, Includes his LIBER CONTRA HIEROCLEM and ADVERSUS MARCELLUM ANCYRAE EIPSCOPUM. Two volumes. Folio. [viii], [1]-24p, [xii], [1]-548p, 196p, 82p (notes); [xvi], 856p, [xxiv]. Parallel texts in Greek and Latin. Bound in full period vellum with hand-lettered spine titles, 2nd volume with repair to cracked vellum on spine and joint. Moderate foxing to title page, else clean, minor soil to cover with bumped corners. Joint on 1st volume is cracked but still holding. Eusebius, Greek ecclesiastical historian, is known as the father of church history. "The apologetic writings of Eusebius are the Praeparatio Evangelica... and the Demonstratio Evangelica... They are both, but especially the former, a rich storehouse of information on antiquity, particularly on the philosophy and religion of the Greeks." (Seyffert. Dictionnary of Classical Antiquities. p. 231). "The Praeparatio evangelica ('preparation for the gospel'), in which he shows that the Greek tradition is inferior to the Hebrew and the best of Greek philosophy merely coincided with or was derived from biblical teaching, is incidentally valuable in that it includes many quotations from classical authors now lost." (Oxford Companion to Classical Literature. 1995. p. 227). SCARCE!!! Photos available upon request. Heavy volume, Livre

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Les Caracteres De Theophraste Traduits Du Grec: Avec Les Caracteres ou Les Moeurs De Ce Siecle Seconde Edition

      Paris : E. Michallet. Hardcover. Contemporary binding, 5 raised bands, panels decorated in gilt, some splitting gutter. "a l'Image Saint Paul" tp., 4-5 page numbers present, 104-105 page numbers present, page 123 "de venir au niveau d'un fat" . Leather. (1) tp 308pp (1 Privilege) In French. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1688.

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        The Character of a Trimmer

      By the Honourable Sir W. C., London, 1688, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good+, Dust Jacket Condition: None, 3rd EditionSize: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, This is a 43 page item originally done as a pamphlet (so our restorer surmises) and now superbly laid into full leather boards. Restorer advises me that this is not a sewn in making and that the glue is reversible. In addition to lavish gilt stamping of the boards, the spine and the boards interior edges, it has marbled pastedowns and endsheets that have been used to excellent effect. First pastedown has Ex-libris plate from the scholar William Appleton Aiken. Collation is in quarto, primarily. The boards of the book measure 8'' x 6 1/4''. Structure is as follows, there are two restored endsheets the first of which has small pencilled notes from prior owner (re-Halifax, Wing H296, and placements). Next appears title page giving the date in Roman Numerals, MDCLXXXVIII, verso blank. Next is a 2 page preface, unpaginated. Following this the text begins, paginated 1 through 43. Text measures 7 3/4'' x 5 3/4'', fore-edge to gutter. I note darkening of the blank verso of page 43 and one dark foxing spot, about pencil eraser size page 15/16. Text is otherwise remarkable for its suppleness and legibility. The grade given above maybe thought of as a compromise between the beautiful restoration and the age of the pamphlet, Book

      [Bookseller: Brass Dolphin Books]
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        Golden remains ... with additions from the authors own copy, viz. sermons and miscellanies, also letters and expresses concerning the Synod of Dort, from an authentick hand

      London : Printed by T.B. for George Pawlet, 1688, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Third EditionVery good copy in the original full, elaborately blind-tooled and ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a gilt-blocked red leather label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical desc.: [18], 591, [1] p., 1 leaf of plates. Third impression. With additions from the authors own copy, viz. sermons and miscellanies. Also letters and expresses concerning the Synod of Dort. From an authentick hand. Notes: Edited by Peter Gunning; "To the reader" signed: John Pearson. Additional engraved t.p.; main t.p. in red and black. Subject: Synod of Dort (1618-1619). Sermons, English. Reference: Wing H272.

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        Voyage en Moscovie d'un Ambassadeur, Conseiller de la Chambre Imp‚riale, Envoy‚ par L'Empereur L‚opold au Czar Alexis Mihalowics, Grand Duc de Moscovie.

      Leyden. Chez Friderik Harring, 1688. - 16mo, 15.2cm, first French edition, 381p., woodcuts title page device and headers, in contemporary full calf, real raised bands, gilt decoration in the panels, leather label gilt, marbled endpapers and speckled edges, wanting both free flies, worn, very good sound copy. (cgc) By Mayer, Augsutin, Baron von Meyerberg, (1612-1688). First French Translation originally published in Latin in 1668. The author, a German diplomat, was sent as an envoy by the Emperor Leopold I to the Court of Czar Alexei Michaelovitch in 1661 to re-establish peace between Poland and Russia. Mayerberg, together with his colleague Calvucci and seventeen attendants, experienced great difficulty in obtaining entry into the country. Once there, they were prevented from all external communication, finally being allowed to return to Vienna in March of 1663. His account of experiences contains much useful information on seventeenth century Russian manners and customs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        AD SANCTISSIMUM, ET BEATISSIMUM PATREM D. N. INNOCENTIUM XI PONT MAX. Coniecturæ de perpetuo azymorum usu in Ecclesia Latina, Vel Saltem Romana,

      Romae [Rome]: ex Typographia Ioannis Iacobi Komarek, 1688. pp. [16], 286. 289-291, [1]; superb engraved frontispiece plate (by Gio Batta Lenardi and engraved by Arnold V. Westerhout), title page printed in red and black; engraved capitals. Contemporary full vellum with double fillet borders to edges and to central panel, of which floral devices to corners. Four raised bands to the spine, with black title lettering to second and third compartments, floral devices to other compartments. All edges marbled. Binding very good with light general wear only, boards a little bowed. Contents clean and tight, wide margins. An excellent copy in a fine contemporary binding. Provenance: fine bookplate - Ex libris bibliothecæ D. Zach. Conr. ab Uffenbach m. f. [Zacharias Konrad von Uffenbach, 1683-1734] to the front paste-down [engraved by Johann Ulrich Krauss of Augsburg in 1705] This exquisite and finely detailed plate depicts the inside of Uffenbach's famous libary. "The library of Uffenbach, at one time mayor of Frankfurt, was one of the largest of his time, counting, according to Buzas, 40,000 titles bound in 12,000 volumes, among them 413 incunabula. Towards the end of his life he decided to dispose of it, but frustrated by the unpredictable results of book auctions, decided to take matters into his own hands, himself compiling its catalogue, and affixing to each item the price he wished to obtain for it.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No dust Jacket. 4to.

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        RELATION DE L'INQUISTION DE GOA

      Daniel Horthhemels, France 1688 - This book was written by a physician, C. Dellon, who was imprisoned during the Inquisition. It is an account of his experience. The book is in French. All the illustrations are intact including those that are foldout. Full leather binding. Raised bands on spine. On front pasted down endpaper is a notation (ostensibly by a former owner) who informs as to author and some details of his life. The binding is showing wear and some cracking but is intact. This is, possibly, a very early rebind of this work. Assumed first French edition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRACTICA DE EXORCISTAS Y MINISTROS DE LA IGLESIA

      Antonio LacaballeriaBarcelona. 1688. 14X8. 7h+431Pág+4h. Pergamino flexible. Raríssimo tratado de exorcismos del siglo XVII. Obra dividida en 2 partes. Ref 30 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Abhandlung Dreyer so nothwendig- als nützlichen Instrumenten, Nemlich Barometri, Thermometri, und Notiometri, oder Hygrometri. der Lufft geringste Veränderungen in Schwere und Leichte, in Wärme und Kälte, in Feuchte und Truckne, auff das genaueste zu beobachten. ... auß dem Frantzösischen ins Teutsche vorgetragen von D. M. H. C. J

      Mainz, Bourgeat 1688. 18 cm. (8), 51, (1 weiß) Seiten mit 35 Kupfertafeln. Festeinband, Pappband des 18. Jahrhunderts mit Titelschild auf Deckel - Bircher B 14220/21 - Wellcome II, 28 (vgl.) - Neu, Wisconsin 73 (frz. A. 1688) - VD17 39:120069Y - Erste deutsche Ausgabe [Traittez des barométres, thermométres et notiométres, ou hygrométres] des frühen physikalischen Werkes des französischen Astronomen und Physikers Joachim d'Alencé (auch Dalencé). Der Verfasser schreibt die Erfindung des Thermometers dem Holländer Cornelius Drebbel zu (S. 19). "Weit bemerkenswerter als durch diese irrige Angabe ist aber das genannte Büchelchen dadurch, daß sich darin zu allererst das wahre Prinzip zur Entwerfung einer richtigen Thermometerskale aufgestellt findet, das Prinzip nämlich, das Thermometer nach einander in zwei von Natur konstante Temperaturen zu versetzen und den Zwischenraum ... in gleiche Teile zu teilen" (Poggendorff, Gesch. der Physik S. 516 zur Ausgabe Amsterdam 1688). Die Kupfer veranschaulichen Prinzipien und Wirkungsweise der Meßgeräte und zeigen verschiedene Bauweisen und die Aufstellung in Wohnräumen, an Gebäudeteilen, im Freien, etc. Geringfügig berieben, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt. -

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        The Lives, Opinions, and Remarkable Sayings of the Most Famous Ancient Philosophers

      London: Edward Brewster, 1688. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in similar, but not identical, contemporary calf (due to the gap between the 1688 date of volume one and 1696 when the second volume was finally published. Volume one is also slightly larger.). Modest wear, hinges a little rubbed and starting, wear at spine ends - both quite sound overall. Scattered foxing and staining, a few minor tears in the margins, mostly in volume one. Clean overall and a nice pair with the armorial bookplates of Thomas Cartwright of Aynho. (xiv), 589pp; (iv), 460pp with the attractive frontis portrait in volume one. & & Though often uncritical, uneven, and unphilosophical, Diogenes Laertius was widely read and profoundly influential through his portrayal of the human side of the ancient philosophers. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045180.

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        Das mächtige Kayser-Reich Sina/ und die Asiatische Tartarey vor Augen gestellet/ In außführlicher Beschreibung Der Königreiche/ Provinzien, Landschafften/ Städte/ Flüsse/ Berge/ Gewächse/ Bäume/ Früchte/ Thiere/ Gevögel/ Fische/ u. so in diesen weit-entlegenen Welt-Gegenden sich finden. Wie auch solcher Völcker Landes-Regierung/ Ehren-Stellen/ Götzen-Dienst/ ungeheure Götzen-Bilder/ prächtige Tempel/ Wissenschafften/ Künste und Handwercker/ Sitten/ Gebräuche/ letzte Ehren-Dienste/ und Leich-Begängnüssen; neben vielen andern wunderseltsamen Merckwürdigkeiten. 4° (ca. 32,5 x 20,5 cm). Mit gestoch. Titel, 5 (4 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten und 22 (statt 28) Kupfertafeln. 8 (statt 9) Bl., 168 S., 2 Bl., 83 S. Moderner Ganzledereinband. Delineatio provinciarum Pannoniae et imperii Turcici in Oriente, Bd. IV/1. - VD 17 39:133129U. Lipperheide Le 5. - Die Trachtenbilder sind teils Kopien nach Kirchers China. - Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind Vortitel, Titel, der Vorbericht an den Leser und die Buchbinderanweisung. - Mit Karten von China und der Tatarei, Kostümkupfern und Ansichten u. a. von Peking und dem kaiserlichen Palast. - Es fehlen die Tafeln mit der Chinesischen Mauer, dem Muscus-Hirschen, der Sinischen Katze, den Meer-Pferden, den fliegenden Schildkröten, der Kleidung der Männer in Nekbal und der Lamas, der Schlacht bei Mohacs und dem Porträt des Kronprinzen Joseph. VORGEB.: DERS., Interiora Orientis detecta oder Grundrichtige und eigentliche Beschreibung aller heut zu Tag bekandten grossen und herrlichen Reiche des Orients. Ebda. 1686. Mit gestoch. Frontisp., 8 (7 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten, 23 (statt 25; 15 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln, 11 Textkupfern und einigen Textholzschnitten (ohne das gestoch. Porträt). 3 (statt 5) Bl., 228 S., 4 Bl. (ohne 7 Bl. Anhang). - VD 17 23:322820L. - Der seltene dritte Teil von Wagners 1685-89 erschienenen vierbändigen Sammlung von Beschreibungen der Länder Osteuropas und Asiens. - Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind am Beginn der Titel, die Erklärung des Titels und die Vorrede an den Leser. - Die Kupfer zeigen u. a. Ansichten von Schiras, Persepolis und Goa, die Karten Asien, Armenien, Persien usw.

      Augsburg, Koppmayer, 1688, 1686.. 4°, Ledereinband. 4° (ca. 32,5 x 20,5 cm). Mit gestoch. Titel, 5 (4 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten und 22 (statt 28) Kupfertafeln. 8 (statt 9) Bl., 168 S., 2 Bl., 83 S. Moderner Ganzledereinband. Delineatio provinciarum Pannoniae et imperii Turcici in Oriente, Bd. IV/1. - VD 17 39:133129U. Lipperheide Le 5. - Die Trachtenbilder sind teils Kopien nach Kirchers China. - Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind Vortitel, Titel, der Vorbericht an den Leser und die Buchbinderanweisung. - Mit Karten von China und der Tatarei, Kostümkupfern und Ansichten u. a. von Peking und dem kaiserlichen Palast. - Es fehlen die Tafeln mit der Chinesischen Mauer, dem Muscus-Hirschen, der Sinischen Katze, den Meer-Pferden, den fliegenden Schildkröten, der Kleidung der Männer in Nekbal und der Lamas, der Schlacht bei Mohacs und dem Porträt des Kronprinzen Joseph. VORGEB.: DERS., Interiora Orientis detecta oder Grundrichtige und eigentliche Beschreibung aller heut zu Tag bekandten grossen und herrlichen Reiche des Orients. Ebda. 1686. Mit gestoch. Frontisp., 8 (7 doppelblattgr.) Kupferstichkarten, 23 (statt 25; 15 doppelblattgr.) Kupfertafeln, 11 Textkupfern und einigen Textholzschnitten (ohne das gestoch. Porträt). 3 (statt 5) Bl., 228 S., 4 Bl. (ohne 7 Bl. Anhang). - VD 17 23:322820L. - Der seltene dritte Teil von Wagners 1685-89 erschienenen vierbändigen Sammlung von Beschreibungen der Länder Osteuropas und Asiens. - Zur Kollation: Enthalten sind am Beginn der Titel, die Erklärung des Titels und die Vorrede an den Leser. - Die Kupfer zeigen u. a. Ansichten von Schiras, Persepolis und Goa, die Karten Asien, Armenien, Persien usw. - Es fehlen das Porträt und die Ansichten von Derbent und Suratte sowie der Anhang. - Zahlr. Textbl. und Tafeln mit angeränderten Randausrissen oder bis zum Bildrand beschnitten (kaum Bildverlust), eine Tafel ankoloriert (Fruchtbäume), fleckig. Re collation: Contains half title, title, preliminary report to the reader and instruction for the bookbinder. - With maps of China and Tataria, costume copperplates and views a. o. of Beijing and the imperial palace. - Lacks plates with the Chinese wall, the Muscus-Hirsch, Sinische Katze, Meer-Pferde, the flying turtles, the wardrobe of the men in Nekbal and the llamas, the battle at Mohacs and the portrait of crown prince Joseph. - Prebound: Re collation: Contains at the beginning title, explanation of the title and the preface to the reader. - The copperplates show a. o. views of Shiraz, Persepolis and Goa, maps of Asia, Armenia, Persia etc. - Lacks the portrait and the views of Derbent and Suratte as well as the appendix. - Numerous text leaves and plates with restored marginal tear-outs or cut up to plateline (hardly affecting illustration), one plate partly coloured in an unprofessional way (fruit trees), soiled. - Modern calf. Sehr seltenes Exemplar über China.

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        Le guide fidele de la vraie Gloire présenté à Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne

      - Petit in 8° (170 x 110 mm), relié plein chagrin violine du XIXe, plats et dos décorés, Chez Guerard, Paris, 1688. Ouvrage entiérement gravé de 102 ff dont 1 fx-titre, 1 titre, 2ff de préface et 49 gravures sur cuivre h t avec feuillet de texte gravé en regard; par Ertinger et Guérard. Ouvrage réalisé pour l'éducation et l'édification du Duc de Bourgogne. Bon état.

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        Insularum Sardiniae et Corsicae

      Amsterdam 1688 - Size : 570x485 (mm), 22.375x19.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, some minor discolouration.

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        L'état présent d'Angleterre.

      Chez Paul Marret 1688 - - Chez Paul Marret, A Amsterdam 1688, In-12 (9x16cm), relié. - Nouvelle édition, rare. Un titre-frontispice représentant le roi d'Angleterre Exemplaire aux armes de Jacques Nicolas COLBERT, archevêque de Rouen. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé. Dos à nerfs orné au chiffre couronné. Armes frappées sur les plats et triple filet d'encadrement. Coiffes arasées. Mors fendus et ouverts. Coins émoussés. Le livre de Chamberlayne parut en 1668 à Londres et fut maintes fois mis à jour, il constitue une sorte d'almanach royal et de guide touristique de l'Angleterre, mais infiniment plus détaillé ; il devint en Europe le manuel de référence sur l'Angleterre car on y trouve en effet une quantité incroyable de renseignements très divers, qui plus est établis avec le plus grand sérieux. Ex-libris gravé aux armes du XIXe : Bibliothèque du Comte de Montgrand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 4 antijesuitischen und reformtheologischen Schriften aus dem 17. Jahrhundert. Pgt. d. Zt. mit hs. RTitel.

      1688. . 1. Abraham a S. Clara. Gack, Gack, Gack ... Beschreibung der berühmten Wallfahrt Maria-Stern in Taxa... (4. Aufl). München, Straub, 1688. Tit., 4 Bll., 212 S.- Dünnhaupt 21.4.- 2. Vargas, A. de von Toledo (d.i. C. Schoppe). Erzehlung der Räncke, Betrügereyen und Politischen Griffe der Jesuiten ... Gedruckt im Voigtland. (Leipzig, Rußworm), 1675. Tit., 6 Bll., 352 S. Mit 1 gestoch. Frontisp.- Hayn/Got. III, 422.- Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe, verfasst von dem 'Machiavelli der Barockzeit und Spiritus rector der Katholischen Liga. Gegen den zunehmend unter jesuitischen Einfluss geratenden Kaiser nahm er im päpstlichen Auftrag Stellung...' (Dünnhaupt 58.11).- 3. Curiöse Fürstellung des Heutgen Papstthums. Nach seinem Heiligsten Ober-Haupte, ansehnlichen Gliedern und vornehmsten Lehr-Puncten... Danebenst einer unterthänigsten Bittschrift ... wegen Abschaffung einiger Mißbräuche in der Römischen Kirche... . O.O., 1693.- Seltene reformtheologische Schrift, nicht bei Holzmann/Boh.- 4. (Gesner, H.J.). Clerus pacificus Oder Kunst-Griff der heutigen Römischen, Französischen Clerisen... O.O., 1684.- Holzmann/Boh. VI, 3420.- Exlibris 'Dr. M. Grolig in Wien' auf Spiegel, alter hs. (Kauf-)Vermerk auf Vorsatz, dat. (19)02.- Wenige hs. Marginalien, vereinzelt etwas gebräunt.- Siehe Abb.

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        Traité du Nivellement, contenant la Théorie et la Pratique de cet Art. Avec la Description d'un nivellement nouvellement inventé

      Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1688. (ARCHITECTURE) First edition. 12mo. Illustrated with 11 folding engraved plates and one text engraving. Contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, joints cracked but sound, interior fine . Bullet (1639-1716), "Architecte du Roy," was the author of the often reprinted L'ARCHITECTURE PRATIQUE (1691), which became a standard (v. Fowler, pp. 69-70) for the next 100 years. Bullet's Traité is similarly written in a spirit of pure practicality, treating that branch of surveying known as levelling, and illustrated with wonderful engravings

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        Archiepiscopatus Trevirensis Recentißima Delineatio Auct. I, de Ram".

      1688 - Kupferstich-Karte von Johannes de Ram, vor 1689, koloriert. 49,5 x 59,2 cm. Einige Randeinrisse sachgerecht mit Japan hinterlegt. Oberrand knapp beschnitten. Hellwig, Mittelrhein und Moselland im Bild alter Karten, Nr. 53 mit Abbildung Seite 111. Zeigt das Erzbistum Trier und die angrenzenden Herrschaften, das Gebiet zwischen Bonn, Vianden, Saarlouis und Mainz. Links oben befindet sich eine große figürliche Titelkartusche mit Privileg. Dargestellt sind die Personifikationen des Rheins und der Mosel, Bacchus, Weinberge, ein Teufel, der Trauben stiehlt und zwei weitere Personifikationen. Unten in der Mitte ist eine Meilenzeigerkartusche mit Girlande, Putto und dem Wappen des Erzbistums Trier dargestellt. Im Kartenbild sind zahlreiche Ortschaften, Straßen, Berge und Wälder angegeben, besonders hervorgehoben wird der Soonwald, der von einem Zaun umgeben wird, darin sind zwei kleine Tiere dargestellt. Erster, seltener Zustand dieser Karte, da schon um 1690 diesem Blatt eine Insetkarte im rechten unteren Bereich hinzugefügt wurde. Schönes Kolorit. Einige Randeinrisse sachgerecht mit Japan hinterlegt. Oberrand knapp beschnitten.

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        A NEW HISTORY Of CHINA,ÊContaining a Description of the Most Considerable Particulars of That Vast Empire. Written by Gabriel Magaillans of the Society of Jesus, Missionary Apostolick. Done Out of French.

      Printed for Thomas Newborough, at the Golden Ball, in S. PaulÕs Church-Yard,, London: 1688 - Folding plate of 'Pekim' after R4 (with old paper reinforcement along some portions of the divers fold lines). Pictorial glossary p. 83. Woodcut of a canal, p. 117. While not a particularly rare book, as ABPC does show the title coming up to auction a couple times per decade, the last 2 occasions (2006 & 2007) did fetch over $5k in each instance. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG (small worm track in upper portion of gutter margin, occasionally affecting text, though not the overall sense thereof). Modern full brown calf binding, executed in a period style with maroon-leather, gilt-stamped title label to spine & boards decorated in blind. Renewed eps. 8vo: A^8 a^4 B- K^8 L^2 N - Y^8. L2 missigned K2. 7-1/8" x 4-5/8". 1st Edition in English (T.C. II, 230; Wing M-247). Variant without comma after 'Magaillans' on t.p. [24], 148, 193 - 352 [= 332] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTRES A SOPHIE, CONTENANT UN EXAMEN DES FONDEMENTS DE LA RELIGION CHRETIENNE, & DIVERSES OBJECTIONS CONTRE L'IMMORTALITE DE L'AME.

      SANS NOM.(REY). DIX-HUITIEME SIECLE. - (10 X 16 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + 230 + (2) ET (4) + 210 + (1) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU MOUCHETE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FILETS ET DE FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN VERT, DOUBLE FILET DORE ENCADRANT LES PLATS, TRANCHES MARBREES. EDITION ORIGINALE DE CET OUVRAGE RARE. CONSTITUE DE XXI LETTRES. QUELQUEFOIS ATTRIBUE A NICOLAS FRERET (1688-1749), IL A ETE EN DEFINITIF ATTRIBUE A D'HOLBACH PAR TCHMERZINE (III-735). PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE SANS GRAVITE, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GA aus halber Vogelschau, "Die denckwürdige Belager. und Eroberung Neuhäusel A° 1685".

      . Kupferstich aus Happel, Thesaurus Excoticorum, 1688, 29 x 34,7. Szalai / Szantai, Magyar Varak, Bd. II, Ersekujvar (Nr. 1688/6 ); Zavadova 400. Zeigt die Beschiessung der Stadt durch die kaiserlichen Truppen. - Unten rechts mit dem Stempel der Sammlung Szantai.

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        RELATION DE L'INQUISITION DE GOA.

      Daniel Horthemels, París 1688 - 8ºm. 13h, 437p, 12h (falta esq. sup. en 1h, sin afectar), 3 láms. grab. ¿de 6?, 6 viñetas grabs. en texto, capitulares y florones grabs, leve hum. Pasta española det, nervios y dorados en lomo, roz. 1688

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        Neu-Erleuterter Politischer Redner, Das ist: Unterschiedene Kunst-Griffe, welche in gedachtem Buche entweder gar nicht, oder nicht so deutlich vorkommen. Gleichwol aber Zu Fortsetzung der hochnöthigen Ubung etwas grosses helffen können; Aus bißheriger Experientz abgemercket, und so wohl durch leichte Regeln als durch deutliche und nützliche Exempel ausgeführet. 7 Bl., 720 S. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz. Pergamentbd d. Z.

      Leipzig, Gerdes, 1688.. . Seltene Fortsetzung bzw. Präzisierung des Politischen Redner', Weises wohl meistverlegtes Werk. Erschien zuerst 1684; dies ist die dritte Auflage. In der Vorrede gibt Weise ausführlichen Bericht über seine Autorschaft an den meist anonym erschienenen Werken, wie z. B. den Ertz-Narren', den Hauptverderbern' usw. Noch mit der ursprünglichen Widmung an Friedrich Benedict Carpzov, dat. 1684. - Frontispiz mit kleiner hinterlegter Fehlstelle im Rand (unbedeutender Bildverlust), Titel mit kl. ergänzter weißer Ecke. Handschriftl. Besitzeintrag von Jobst Heinrich von Willen (1674-1742; später Ratsherr und Bürgermeister von Reval, heute Tallinn) auf dem Titel. Gutes Exemplar. - VD17 23:239070F. Dünnhaupt 42.II.3. Vgl. Goed. III 279, 8 und BST 279. Keine Auflage bei Faber du Faur, Jantz, Manheimer, Seebaß/Kistner.

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        The History of the Most Renowned and Victorious Princess Elizabeth, Late Queen of England : Containing all the Most Important and Remarkable Passages of State, Both At Home and Abroad (So Far As They Are Linked with English Affairs) .

      London : Printed By M. Flesher For R. Bentley 1688 - The 4th ed / rev. And compared with the original, whereby many gross faults are amended, several periods before omitted are added in their due places, and the English phrase much altered. With a new alphabetical index. Physical desc. : 13 p. L. , 11-661, [40] p : front. (port. ) ; 30 cm. Subject: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. Great Britain - History - Elizabeth, 1558-1603. Translated from the Latin, probably by Robert Norton. Full, contemporary tree calf, good. Hinges starting with generalized wear to the spine bands and board edges. Panels tooled and bordered in blind. Period binding - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 661 pp.

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        Flandria Gallica Continens Castellanias

      Amsterdam 1688 - The map depicts the greater area of Tournay, Lille and Douay., Size : 405x500 (mm), 15.875x19.625 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Some discolouration of the green otherwise in very good condition.

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        Insula Candia Ejusque Fortificatio

      Amsterdam 1688 - The map shows the Island of Crete, in the upper left and right and along the lower margin are inset vignette images of different cities on the island., Size : 460x555 (mm), 18.125x21.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, oxidation of green pigment, laid down on acid free paper for long term preservation.

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        De Arboribus Controversis Resolutionum Liber Singularis.

      1688 - Authoritative Treatise on Forestry Law Ruginelli, Giulio Cesare [d.1628]. De Arboribus Controversis Resolutionum Liber Singularis. Ex Quibus Omnes Sere de Hac re Disceptationes Facile Dirimi Possunt. Cum Additione Indice, Summariis, Aliisq Opportnis Auctus. Milan: Sumptibus Ioseph de Rossetis, 1688. [viii], 230, [1] pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands, early hand-lettered title to foot of text block. Rubbing with some wear to extremities and spine, minor spotting and a few small scuffs, boards slightly bowed, partial crack between front free endpaper and title page. Title page with small woodcut device printed in red and black, attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Occasional faint dampstaining to foot of text block, worming to top edge of about a dozen leaves with no loss to text. Two small early owner signatures to title page, minor smudges and spark burns to a few leaves, interior otherwise fresh. An attractive copy. * Later edition, enlarged. With index. This is a treatise on forestry law and legislation in Roman law that discusses trees, roots, branches, flowers and fruit. An authoritative work, it went through several editions, the final appearing in 1824. KVK locates 2 copies. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Golden remains . with additions from the authors own copy, viz. sermons and miscellanies, also letters and expresses concerning the Synod of Dort, from an authentick hand

      London : Printed by T.B. for George Pawlet 1688 - Physical desc.: [18], 591, [1] p., 1 leaf of plates. Third impression. With additions from the authors own copy, viz. sermons and miscellanies. Also letters and expresses concerning the Synod of Dort. From an authentick hand. Notes: Edited by Peter Gunning; "To the reader" signed: John Pearson. Additional engraved t.p.; main t.p. in red and black. Subject: Synod of Dort (1618-1619). Sermons, English. Reference: Wing H272. Very good copy in the original full, elaborately blind-tooled and ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a gilt-blocked red leather label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        De Arboribus Controversis Resolutionum Liber Singularis

      1688. Authoritative Treatise on Forestry Law Ruginelli, Giulio Cesare [d.1628]. De Arboribus Controversis Resolutionum Liber Singularis. Ex Quibus Omnes Sere de Hac re Disceptationes Facile Dirimi Possunt. Cum Additione Indice, Summariis, Aliisq Opportnis Auctus. Milan: Sumptibus Ioseph de Rossetis, 1688. [viii], 230, [1] pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands, early hand-lettered title to foot of text block. Rubbing with some wear to extremities and spine, minor spotting and a few small scuffs, boards slightly bowed, partial crack between front free endpaper and title page. Title page with small woodcut device printed in red and black, attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Occasional faint dampstaining to foot of text block, worming to top edge of about a dozen leaves with no loss to text. Two small early owner signatures to title page, minor smudges and spark burns to a few leaves, interior otherwise fresh. An attractive copy. * Later edition, enlarged. With index. This is a treatise on forestry law and legislation in Roman law that discusses trees, roots, branches, flowers and fruit. An authoritative work, it went through several editions, the final appearing in 1824. KVK locates 2 copies. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        A Companion to the Temple, or, A Help to Devotion In the Use of the Common Prayer, Divided into Four Parts, Part 1. Of Morning and Evening Prayer, Part 11. Of the Litany, with the Occasional Prayers and Thanksgivings, Part 111. Of the Communion Office, with the Offices of Baptism, Catechism and Confirmation, Part 1V. Of the Occasional Offices, viz. Matrimony, Visitation of the Sick, &c

      London, Printed by Miles Flesher, for Charles Brome, at the Gun at the West-end of St. Paul's Church-yard, 1688. FIRST FOLIO EDITION, third edition corrected, printed during the author's lifetime, titlepage printed in red and black within double line black border, folio (pp. 243), 333mm. by 222mm. original full speckled dark brown calf, spine with four blind rules both sides of raised bands, contrasting dark red lettering-piece lettered in gilt with three line gilt border, sides with two line blank border with decorative blank corner-pieces, red speckled edges, Earlier editions were small octavo. A very good to fine copy in original calf, contents clean throughout and binding sound, joints repaired, inside paper joints neatly strengthened, head and tail of spine repaired, crack in calf shows on two panels but original spine preserved, blank corner of leaves E3 and Ggg2 torn but contents unusually clean throughout. "one of two, possibly four, imprint variants of this edition" - ESTC R1807. 'Thomas Comber, 1645 - 1699, Dean of Durham, B.A. Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1663; M.A. 1666, Rector of Stonegrave, Yorkshire 1669; Prebendary 1677, and Precentor, 1683, of York; D.D. Dean of Durham 1691, published Companion to the Temple, 1672 - 1676, and other treatises expository of the liturgy 1675 - 1696, anti-Romanist treatises 1673-95; and pamphlets in favour of William 111 1689 - 92.' - D.N.B.

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        Courte & solide histoire de la fondation des ordres religieux. Avec les figures de leurs habits.

      Amsterdam, Adriaan Schoonebeek, 1688 - 12mo. [4]f including engraved allegorical frontispiece + 73 + [1 blank + 4]f. 73 engraved plates included in collation. Vignettes on title and first page of text which also has a grotesque initial made up of 2 monks. Contemporary calf, re-hinged. A historical guide to the principal male religious orders compiled and finely illustrated with costume plates by a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe. Each engraving is a portrait of a member of a different religious order whose habit is carefully shaded to indicate its various colours for the interest of the reader and as an aid for artists. In his preface the compiler points to the lack of literature with precise information on the religious orders and their dress, stating that he has added the arms of each order to his image of the individual member portrayed, where ever he was able to trace them. The last plate represents a specimen dress only marked with shades in order to distinguish between colours. Schoonebeek, a highly accomplished engraver, was a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe from 1676 to 1679. He gave lessons in etching to Peter the Great during his stay at Amsterdam in 1698, and later accompanied him to Moscow, where he spent his final years teaching a number of pupils. Colas 2680; Lipperheide Oe8 (note). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gewissen-loser Juden-Doctor, in welchem Erstlich das wahre Conterfeit eines christlichen Medici, und dessen nothwendige Wissenschafften, wie auch gewissenhaffte Praxis, zweytens die hingegen abscheuliche Gestalt deß Juden-Doctors, wie auch dessen Unfehigkeit zur Lehr und Doctors-Würde, und die schad-volle Bedienung der Krancken aus geist- und weltlichen Gründen vorgestellet wird. Freiburg, o. Dr. 1698. 8°. 10 Bll., 140 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, späterer Pbd.

      - VD 17 12:162224S - Hayn, Bibl. german. gynaecologica et cosmetica S. 139: "Interessant und rar!" - Waller 9675a - Weller, Pseud. 571 (Ausg. 1688).- Seltene antisemitische Schrift, gegen die jüdischen Ärzte gerichtet, denen die charakterliche Eignung und nötige Gewissenhaftigkeit für den Beruf abgesprochen wird; außerdem werden ihnen betrügerische und gewinnsüchtige Machenschaften vorgeworfen.- Der Verfasser hat sich in den Decknamen Christian Trewmundt gehüllt, wohl um persönliche Anfeindungen der jüdischen Ärzte zu entgehen.- An den Vorsätzen sind drei Postkarten an einen Vorbesitzer dieses Buches angeklebt, die die Bemühungen zeigen, die nötige waren, um in den Besitz dieses seltenen Werkes zu gelangen.- Tls. etw. gebräunt, Titel u. Front. mit kl. Wurmgang, Ebd. etw. berieben.

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        Kurtze und gründliche Histori vom Ursprung der geistlichen Orden. Aus dem Frantzösischen ins Teutsche übersetzet. Augsburg, Nepperschmid für Steudner 1692. 8°. 150 S., 2 Bll., mit 2 Kupfertafeln und 71 (ganzs.) Textkupfern.- Angeb.: Ders., Kurtze und gründliche Histori von dem Anfang und Ursprung der Gott-geweyhten Orden aller Closter-Jungfrauen. Aus dem Frantzösischen in das Teutsche übersetzet. Augsburg, Nepperschmid für Steudner 1693. 8 Bll., 123 S., 2 Bll., mit 91 Kupfertafeln, Prgt. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Metallschließen.

      - VD17 12:113997M u. VD17 39:144017Z - Lipperheide 0e 9 u. 14 (nennt nur 90 Tafeln) - vgl. Colas 2679 u. 2683 (E.A. Amsterdam 1688-91).- Erste deutsche Ausgaben.- Die Tafeln sind meist seitenverkehrte Nachstiche der holländischen Originalausgaben.- Beschreibt 72 Männer- u. 81 Frauenorden; die Kupfertafeln zeigen die entspr. Ordenstracht.- Erster Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk u. hs. Notizen verso, tls. etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. fleckig, letzte Lage mit Wurmgang im Bund, insges. gutes Exemplar.

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        Histoire des Avanturiers,

      Paris: Jacques Le Febure, , 1688. qui se sont signalez dans les Indes, contenant ce qu'ils ont fait de plus remarquable depuis vingt annees. 2 volumes bound in one, small octavo. (157 × 97 mm). Contemporary mottled sheep trade binding, raised bands to the spine, double fillet panel containing floral device gilt to the compartments. Engraved general title, 3 folding maps, and 4 illustrations to the text, 3 of them full-page. Light browning throughout, occasional marginal stains, mild damp-staining to the last few leaves, worming to the upper portion of one of the maps, costing three letters, professionally repaired with letters provided in MS facsimile, slightly rubbed, joints, head- and tail-cap skilfully restored, new label. Second French edition. Sabin describes the first French edition, published two years previously to this, as "of extreme rarity". Translated by Frontignières, who utilized the Spanish edition of 1681 but made substantial revisions and additions, possibly in consultation with Exquemelin's manuscript. A highly popular and influential account of pirates in the Caribbean, Hill says of Exquemelin that he was "the inspiration for a vast number of novels, plays, and imaginary voyages." A Huguenot native to Honfleur, Exquemelin left France in 1666 as an indentured servant bound for the Antilles. On Tortuga, he was sold to a nefarious government officer, and later resold to a doctor who taught him some of the skills of a barber-surgeon, offered Exquemelin his freedom for a price, and gave him a few surgical tools. By the end of the 1660's, Exquemelin became a flibustier, or privateer. He probably served with Jean-David Nau l'Olonnais, and participated in the raid of Maracaibo in 1669. He later took part in Henry Morgan's sack of Panama in 1670-71. Soon thereafter, Exquemelin abandoned piracy, returned to Europe, and studied medicine in Amsterdam, where he completed this account. He later returned to America several times as a ship's surgeon aboard Dutch and Spanish vessels. He writes in considerable detail about raids upon various settlements throughout the West Indies, fights with Indians, encounters with other pirates, and acts of torture committed by the marauding bands upon the region's inhabitants. Although some of his dates are questionable, Exquemelin's account is considered among the most reliable of the period.

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        Ducatus Lutzenburgici Tabula Nuperrime in Lucem

      Amsterdam 1688 - The map depicts the greater area of Liege, Bastenach, Lutzembourg, Trier, and Mount Medy, Size : 465x560 (mm), 18.25x22 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Some discolouration of the green otherwise in very good condition.

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        LA ESTRELLA DE LIMA CONVERTIDA EN SOL SOBRE SUS TRES CORONAS EL B. TORIBIO ALFONSO MOGROBEXO, SU SEGUNDO ARZOBISPO: CELEBRADO CON EPITALAMIOS SACROS, Y SOLEMNES CULTOS, POR SE ESPOSA LA SANTA IGLESIA METROPOLITANA DE LIMA.

      Amberes [i.e., Antwerp]: Juan Baptista Verdussen, 1688. - [20],239,230-381,[2]pp. plus added engraved titlepage and one plate. Lacks view of Lima. Folio. Contemporary limp vellum, spine lettered. Bookplate on front pastedown. Front hinge detached from text block. A few light stains; top corner of titlepage and page 1 torn and repaired. Generally very clean internally. Very good. A stately volume prepared to record the festivities surrounding the beatification of Saint Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo (1538-1606), second Archbishop of Lima. Mogrovejo was beatified in 1679 by Pope Innocent XI and later canonized by Pope Benedict XIII, in 1729. This work provides a comprehensive description of Lima and an ecclesiastical history of the diocese. This copy lacks the folding plan of Lima; as Medina states, only one copy is known to include the plan. Only a handful of copies in OCLC. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 688/84. SABIN 21765. PALAU 78066. MEDINA (BHA) 1813. peru spal bio rel lam scholz

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        Digressiones Justinianeae In Partes Duas, Quarum Altera Nova,.

      1688 - Elegant Essays on Roman Law by Noted Dutch Jurist Huber, Ulrich [1636-1694]. Digressiones Justinianeae: In Partes Duas, Quarum Altera Nova, Distinctae: Quibus Varia & Imprimis Humaniora Juris Continentur: Insertus Est De Jure in Re & Ad Rem Quod Dicitur Tractatus: & Adjecta De Ratione Discendi Atque Docendi Juris Diatribe, Per Modum Dialogi: Cum Indice Rerum & Verborum. Franeker: Apud Johannem Gyselaar, Henricum Amama, & Zachariam Taedama, 1688. [xxx], 632 [i.e. 528], [4], 63, [17] pp. Each section preceded by divisional title page. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine. Light soiling, spine somewhat darkened, corners and spine ends bumped, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, text block just beginning to detach, but still quite secure, a few gatherings slightly loose. Title page printed in red and black. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, small stamps and markings to endleaves and verso of title page. A solid copy. * Third edition, and the final authorial edition. With indexes. Huber was a well-known Dutch jurist and professor at the Universities of Franeker, Utrecht and Leyden. He was also a judge in Friesland and the author of numerous legal works on Roman and Roman-Dutch law. He was as important in his day as Grotius, and his work remains influential in South Africa. First published in 1664, Digressiones Justinianeae went through eight editions, the final in 1721. More an essay collection than a treatise, it collects his thoughts on a variety of Roman law topics. He also discusses legal pedagogy and the work of his contemporaries and near-contemporaries, such as Grotius and Hobbes. These latter sections are especially interesting because they show what a learned contemporary thought of their work when it was new. They are similar in many regards to reviews in learned journals or publications like the New York Review of Books. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 86 (4).

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        Les caracteres de Theophraste traduits du grec : avec les caracteres ou les moeurs de ce siecle.

      Chez Etienne Michallet 1688 - - Chez Etienne Michallet, A Paris 1688, in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), (58) 308pp., Un Vol. relié. - Mention de seconde édition. Cette édition suit la première de quelques mois, elle est en tout point semblable hormis quelques corrections. Elle est à l'adresse de la rue de l'image Saint Paul. « La seconde édition, également impr. en 1688 n'offre que quelques légers changements, et la troisième, sous la même date, n'est qu'une simple réimpression de la seconde.' (Brunet III, 720). Voir Tchermerzine VIII. Plein veau raciné d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Un petit manque en pied. L'écriture des Caractères commence dès 1670, mais c'est seulement après 17 ans de travail que La Bruyère se décide à publier les Caractères , il est pourtant si peu sûr du succès qu'il donne la précellence à sa traduction des Caractères de Théophraste dans les permières éditions et il faudra attendre la cinquième pour que s'affirme l'oeuvre des Caractères devant celle de Théophraste, et qu'enfin La bruyère signe l'édition de son nom. (58) 308pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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