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        Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous Chymist, John Rudolph Glauber. Containing, Great Variety of Choice Secrets in Medicine and Alchymy in the Working of Metallick Mines, and the Separation of Metals: also, Various Cheap and Easie Ways of making Salt-petre, and improving of Barren-Land, and the Fruits of the Earth. Together with many other things very profitable for all the Lovers of Art and Industry. Translated into English, and published for Publick Good by the Labour, Care, and Charge, of Christopher Packe, Philo-chymico-Medicus

      London, 1689. Folio, with in-text woodcut illustrations, 7 engraved plates (including the frontispiece) and 4 woodcut plates. Modern full morocco, with metal corners and gilt decoration (rubbed off in places); frontispiece, title leaf and dedication leaf soiled and chipped with minor loss, but all three are now expertly stabilized (the frontispiece is mounted on paper, the other two leaves are lined on both sides with transparent tissue); short tears to about a dozen leaves and two plates expertly sealed, with the leading edge of one plate restored; inoffensive stains to the blank margins of about half the book (affecting only the top and/or leading edges); paper occasionally discoloured; mild signs of age and use (most noticeably to the last five leaves of the index, now stabilized); overall a decent copy of a fascinating work, now housed in a custom-made slipcase. The first edition in English of the collected works of Johann Glauber (1604-1670), 'the best practical chemist of his day and the first industrial chemist' (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The lengthy title accurately foreshadows the veritable cornucopia within; not least, Glauber was an active promoter and innovator in the wine industry. Duveen (^Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica^), page 260. Provenance: Dr Milton Roxanas.

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        [Female pantin].[Paris, ca. 1750]. Handcoloured engraving of a woman (31 x 22 cm), with the separate parts designed to be cut out and assembled to form a puppet.

      Cf. Adams & Keene, Paper dolls, pp. 14-20; Hillier, Dolls and doll-makers, p. 45. Rare hand-coloured print for making a jumping jack in the form of a rococo woman wearing a short dress and a plumed hat, possibly intended to represent a shepherdess from the Commedia dell'arte. Rudimentary marionettes such as these with articulated limbs were in great vogue in Paris in the 1740s and 1750s and called pantins after the nearby village where they were supposedly invented. The diarist Edmond Barbier (1689-1771) wrote in his journal in 1747: "At first the Pantins were designed for children's toys; but after a time they were used to amuse the entire public. They were little figures made of pasteboard. All parts of the body were separate and were attached by strings at the back of the figure. When these strings were pulled, the arms, legs, and head were all jointed together and the Pantin could be made to dance... These silly things engrossed the attention of all of Paris, amusing everyone to such an extent that you could not go into any house in January 1747, without finding a Pantin hanging by the mantelpiece" (Hillier). D'Alembert wrote in the Encyclopédie, 24 (1778), s.v. "Pantins", that "posterity will find it difficult to believe that in France persons of a ripe age could have, in an access of vertigo that lasted far too long, amused themselves with these ridiculous toys and employed themselves in searching for them with such enthusiasm, while in other countries Pantins were relegated to children of the most tender age" (Adams).Slightly worn at the edges; somewhat browned and with a few spots; in good condition.

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        Atlas Nouveau Contenant Toutes les Parties du Monde

      Elephant folio (640 x 490 mm); engraved title, engraved 'Catalogue des Cartes, et Tables Geographiques ...', numbered in manuscript to 99 (nineteen tables, eighty maps), with forty-six double-page maps, thirty-four full-page maps, 19 engraved tables, the map of Picardy lacking the right-half, the maps in original outline colour. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt, professionally rebacked, with seven raised bands and red morocco label to new spine; covers and corners somewhat worn but sensitively repaired. Paris : Alexis-Hubert Jaillot

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Hamburgum.').

      - Kupferstich v. Wenzel Hollar b. Gregorio Leti in Amsterdam, 1689, 39 x 51 Parthey, Wenzel Hollar, Nr. 851.

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        1689 Pharmaceutical Dictionary Medicine Chemistry Disease Symptom CURES Remedies

      Paris : chez Laurent D’Houry, 1689. Second edition. - 1689 Pharmaceutical Dictionary Medicine Chemistry Disease Symptom CURES Remedies A rare late-17th-century pharmaceutical dictionary by de Meuve. This book covers vocabulary from fields of medicine, pharmacy, and chemistry, but it also provides remedies and cures for ‘all diseases’. It also provides explanations for various symptoms. This book was intended for all audiences. While it has practical uses for the common reader, physicians and surgeons used this book as a reference, and those studying pharmacy would have found this work valuable as well. De Meuve gathered writings, knowledge, and research from the best 17th-century doctors and medical writers to provide the best content for this book. Item number: #1258 Price: $599 De MEUVE Dictionaire pharmaceutique; ou, Apparat de medecine, pharmacie et chymie. Avec deux tables tres-commodes; l'une pour choisir les remedes propres a toutes les maladies, & l'autre pour trouver l'explication des dictions latines, ou leurs synonimes, contenues dans ce dictionaire. Ouvrage curieux par toutes sortes de personnes, utile aux medecins, apoticaires & chirurgiens; & tres necessaire pour l'instruction de ceux qui veulent s'appliquer a la profession de la pharmacie. Tire & recueilli des meilleurs auteurs qui ont ecrit de ces matieres Paris : chez Laurent D’Houry, 1689. Second edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [10] 676, [32] • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • Language: French • Size: ~10in X 8in (25cm x 20cm) • Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide at present Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1258 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Finely illustrated scroll on paper concerning "Nagasaki karafune zukan" ("Picture scroll of Chinese ship and settlement in Nagasaki." Scroll measuring 385 x 3360 mm

      - Japan: late Edo. Until the late 17th century, the Chinese had been permitted to move in Japan quite freely for trading purposes. But in 1689, due to the rise of smuggling activities, the Chinese were restricted, like the Dutch, to a compound on the eastern tip of Nagasaki - called the "Tojin yashiki" ("Chinamen's mansions") - surrounded by a moat and walls with gates which could be locked from the outside. Inside were housed on average 2000 Chinese merchants and sailors, along with interpreters, inspectors, and staff. This scroll depicts two large Chinese ships just off Nagasaki surrounded by a number of smaller transport and supply ships. It is clear that these smaller ships are Japanese based on the clothes the crewmen are wearing. The numerous Japanese government officials are dressed in black robes; they are inspecting the arriving goods (sugar, raw silk, and finished fabrics) along with antiques. The final section of the scroll depicts a portion of Tojin yashiki. We see the arriving transport ships, warehouses, government workers inspecting the arriving goods, laborers carrying goods, etc. This scroll - based on a scroll at the City Museum of Kobe entitled "Nagasaki tokan koeki zukan" - is unfinished in several ways: it has not been fully colored and it is clearly incomplete at the end. Nevertheless, this is a marvelous record of the early trading days in Japan with the outside world. Minor worming carefully repaired, otherwise in fine condition.

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        Partie Des Bays Catholiques ou Sont les Duchez de Brabant de Luxembourg, et de Limbourg, avec le Comté de Namur, Partie du cercle de Westphalie, ou sont L'Eveché de Liege, le Duché de Juliers, Partie du Comté de la Marck, det du Duché de Westphalie, le Duché de Berg ou Mons. Le Cercle Des Quatre Electeurs Sur le Rhein qui comprend les Archeveschez de Cologne, de Treves, et de Mayence, le Palatinat du Rhein etc. Partie Du Cercle Du Haut Rhein, ou Sont les Eveschez de Strasbourg, Spire, Worms, Metz, Toul, et Verdun Duché de Deux Ponts, Principauté de Nassau les Comptez de Catzellenboge, et de Solms, le Territoire de Francfort & c. Partie De La Souabie, Les Estats De Lorraine L'Alsace etc. a la France. Par N. de Fer. - A Paris Chez l'Autheur

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Nicolas de Fer in Paris, dat. 1689, 50 x 72,5 Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp, Landkarten der Pfalz am Rhein, 1513-1803, Anhang S. 266. - Seltener Einblattdruck. - Zeigt den Rheinlauf von Rheinberg bis Breisach mit der Pfalz und den umliegenden Gegenden. - Am rechten und linken Rand Stadtpläne von Breisach, Freiburg, Hünningen, Mannheim, Koblenz und Rheinberg sowie Allegorien und Porträts von Turenne und Graf Montecuculti.

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        Nouveaux elemens des mathematiques ou principes generaux de toutes les sciences qui ont les grandeurs pour objet. Seconde edition, plus ample et mieux digere'e. Premier volume: Qui comprend la science des Nombres & l'Algébre, ou l'art de comparer toute sorte de grandeurs par le moyen des chiffres & des lettres. Et ou tout est démonstré dans un ordre naturel & facile, & les choses expliquées plus à fond, & poussées plus loin que l'on n'a fait jusqu'ici. Second volume: Qui comprend un corps d'Analyse, ou l'art de réfoudre les questions qu'on propose sur toutes les diverses grandeurs. Et ou est expliqué dans un ordre naturel & facile, & les choses traitées bien plus à fond, & poussées plus loin que l'on n'a fait jusqu'ici. 2 Teile in einem Ban

      Paris, Pralard, 1689. - 4to (ca. 25,5x19 cm), Ganzledereinband der Zeit5 mit Rückengoldprägung, 15 unnumerierte Blätter, 588 Seiten; 5 unnumerierte Blätter, 452 Seiten, 2 Titelblätter un Rot und Schwarz sowie mit hübsch gestochener Titelblatt- und einigen gestochenen Textvignetten, 3 Falttabellen und einer Kupferstichtafel. Poggendorff I, 522; Goldstein (in Historia Mathematica 19 (1992), p.177-187 : "On a Seventeenth century Version of the Fondamental Theorem of arithmetic " "in spite of what might appear to a modern reader to be a clumsy and too restrictive or too vague formulation, this result, ( ), is of course equivalent to the uniqueness of the prime factorization. - Der Einband stärker bestoßen, mit Fehlstellen durch Mäusefraß am Rücken, im Gelenk etwas angebrochen, die Deckel beschabt, innen gelegentliche leichtere Wasserränder, vereinzelte private Eintragungen von älterer Hand. - Unter der Leitung seines Freundes Malebranch begann Jean Prestet (1648-1691) die Arbeit an seinem Werk im Jahre 1670. Das Lehrbuch, ungewöhnlich für die Zeit, konzentrierte sich ausschließlich auf die Algebra und deckte die Geometrie überhaupt nicht ab. Es befasst sich u.a. mit Arbeiten von Descartes und Euklid. Mit der Veröffentlichung von Elémens wuchs der Ruf von Prestet als Mathematiklehrer. Er wurde 1681 zum mathematischen Lehrstuhl an der Universität von Angers ernannt. Die hier vorliegende 2. Auflage enthält zusätzlich zur ersten noch frühe Arbeiten über den Grundsatz der Arithmetik.

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        Das aus der Dienstbarkeit und Sclaverey nach seiner Freyheit Seufzende Franckreich, Aus dem Holländischen übersetzet durch G. P. J. W. 2 Tle. (Erste / Zweyte u. Dritte / Vierte Erinnerung) in 1 Band. O. O. u. Dr., 1690. 46 S.; 54 S., mod. Kart. mit Marmorpapierbezug.

      - VD17 3:601055V u. VD17 3:601098U - Fromm 13245 - nicht in BL u. Hohenemser.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Die Übersetzung erfolgte aus der in Amsterdam erschienen französischen Originalausgabe v. 1689.- Vehementer Protest gegen den Absolutismus Ludwigs XIV. und Plädoyer für die Rechte der Menschen.- Pierre Jurieu (1637-1713) war Professor für Theologie und Hebräisch an der Akademie von Sedan. Aber 1681 muss die reformierte Akademie von Sedan auf Anordnung Ludwigs XIV. schließen, und Jurieu flüchtet nach Rotterdam, wo er an der Wallonischen Kirche Pastor und Professor an der "Ecole Illustre" wurde. Er ergreift Partei für das Recht der Völker. Sehr früh kommt ihm der Gedanke, dass das Volk die erste Quelle der Souveränität ist.- Leicht gebräunt, im unteren Rand durchgehend leichter Feuchtigkeitsfleck.# First German edition.- "Jurieu also became a leading exponent of popular political and religious liberty and was one of the outstanding exponents of the idea of the sovereignty of the people of the seventeenth century" (ESS VIII, 471). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Discourse of Taxes and Contributions: shewing the Nature and.

      1689 - London, 1689. 6th and final edition. "One of the Handful of First-Rate Economic Treatises and a Classic on Its Subject" [Petty, Sir William (1623-1687)]. A Discourse of Taxes and Contributions: Shewing the Nature and Measures of Crown-Lands, Assessments, Customs, Poll-Moneys, Lotteries, Benevolence, Penalties, Monopolies, Offices, Tythes, Hearth, Excise, &c. With Several Intersperst Discourses and Digressions Concerning Wars, The Church, Universities, Rents and Purchases, Usury and Exchange, Banks and Lombards, Registries for Conveyances, Beggars, Ensurance, Exportation of Money, Wooll, Free Ports, Coins, Housing, Liberty of Conscience, &c. The Same Being Frequently Applied to the State and Affairs of Ireland, And is Now Thought Seasonable for the Present Affairs of England; Humbly Recommended to the Present Parliament. London: Printed for Edward Poole, 1689. [x], 72 pp. Lacking half-title and two initial blank leaves. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into later cloth, gilt title to spine, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing, a few minor stains, spine ends and corners bumped. Very light browning and light foxing to text, early repairs to margins of a few leaves. $3,500. * Sixth and final edition. Petty, an economist, scientist and philosopher, is considered the father of laissez-faire economic policy and an important theorist of the division of labor. Originally published in 1662, A Treatise of Taxes and Contributions, addresses the theoretical foundations of value and wages, profit or surplus, interest, the value of land, and foreign exchange. "Written in the midst of urgent practical tasks, the Treatise was plainly occasioned by another question of great immediate importance - the reorganisation of the Revenue by the Restoration Parliament. However, in contrast to the many economic treatises written in defence of concrete interests, while professing to be unbiased theoretical pronouncements, Petty's work is even more remarkable for its theoretical digressions than for its acute and important analysis of its immediate subject. So far from making any claim to scientific detachment, it contains a devastating attack on his betes noires, the parasites on the body politic, primarily the clergy and the lawyers, but its greatest achievement is his searching treatment of the main problems of scientific economics. The book is brimful of. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hydraulica.

      Federico Agnelli, 1689. In 12°; pp. (12), 428. Piena pelle coeva marmorizzata, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli marmorizzati. Mancano le ultime due carte bianche. Fioriture su diverse pagine, ma nel complesso buona copia. RARA PRIMA EDIZIONE di questo libro sulle acque minerali di diverse località della Valtellina e dell'Engadina, come Masino, St. Moritz e Bormio. Parte del volume è dedicata alla Valtellina, alla sua storia, alle famiglie più importanti, ai numerosi rifugiati che dovettero abbandonarel'Italia per motivi religiosi e alla ventennale guerra per il controllo della regione, nel contesto della Guerra dei Trent'anni. L'autore, vicario apostolico nella contea di Clare in Irlanda tra il 1647 e il 1650, nella nota al lettore dice di aver viaggiato per cinque anni in Asia, Africa ed Europa. Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\CFIE\004036; G. Papanti, Catalogo dei novellieri italiani, Livorno, 1871, I, p. 123. .

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        A Discourse of Taxes and Contributions: shewing the Nature and..

      1689. London, 1689. 6th and final edition. London, 1689. 6th and final edition. "One of the Handful of First-Rate Economic Treatises and a Classic on Its Subject" [Petty, Sir William (1623-1687)]. A Discourse of Taxes and Contributions: Shewing the Nature and Measures of Crown-Lands, Assessments, Customs, Poll-Moneys, Lotteries, Benevolence, Penalties, Monopolies, Offices, Tythes, Hearth, Excise, &c. With Several Intersperst Discourses and Digressions Concerning Wars, The Church, Universities, Rents and Purchases, Usury and Exchange, Banks and Lombards, Registries for Conveyances, Beggars, Ensurance, Exportation of Money, Wooll, Free Ports, Coins, Housing, Liberty of Conscience, &c. The Same Being Frequently Applied to the State and Affairs of Ireland, And is Now Thought Seasonable for the Present Affairs of England; Humbly Recommended to the Present Parliament. London: Printed for Edward Poole, 1689. [x], 72 pp. Lacking half-title and two initial blank leaves. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into later cloth, gilt title to spine, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing, a few minor stains, spine ends and corners bumped. Very light browning and light foxing to text, early repairs to margins of a few leaves. $3,500. * Sixth and final edition. Petty, an economist, scientist and philosopher, is considered the father of laissez-faire economic policy and an important theorist of the division of labor. Originally published in 1662, A Treatise of Taxes and Contributions, addresses the theoretical foundations of value and wages, profit or surplus, interest, the value of land, and foreign exchange. "Written in the midst of urgent practical tasks, the Treatise was plainly occasioned by another question of great immediate importance - the reorganisation of the Revenue by the Restoration Parliament. However, in contrast to the many economic treatises written in defence of concrete interests, while professing to be unbiased theoretical pronouncements, Petty's work is even more remarkable for its theoretical digressions than for its acute and important analysis of its immediate subject. So far from making any claim to scientific detachment, it contains a devastating attack on his betes noires, the parasites on the body politic, primarily the clergy and the lawyers, but its greatest achievement is his searching treatment of the main problems of scientific economics. The book is brimful of.

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        Oaratien en blijde inkomst van Maria de Medicis, vertaald uit het Latijn. Amsterdam, B. Boekholt, 1689.

      Gebonden in geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, (8)+684 pag. Met gegraveerde titelpagina. Goed exemplaar. Het werk bevat een twaalftal oraties over diverse onderwerpen en aan het slot de 'Blyde inkomst van Maria de Medicis t'Amsterdam'. Op de pagina's 650 tot 684 een aantal gedichten van Barlaeus. Voorin het boek een opdracht van de drukker aan Jacob Boreel, regent te Amsterdam. B1280.

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        The Marrow of Astrology. In Two Books. Wherein is contained the Natures of the Sines and Planets, with their several Governing Angels, according to their Respective Hierarchies...

      London:: [Joseph Streater] for William Fisher & Richard Mount, 1689-1688., 1689. Dedicated to Robert Boyle. Two parts in one volume. Small quarto. Collation: [a]-b4, B-Q4, [A]-B4, C-D2, E-O4, 2A4 (bound out-of-order), 2B4. Pagination: [16], 121, [1]; [6], 81, [15], 16 pp. WITH: 4 additional leaves of contemporary annotations and charts including "A Table of the Declination for every degree of the Ecliptique." Separate dated title page for the second part; "an 'appendix' to the Marrow of astrology" has separate dated title page and pagination. Various nativities [of Charles the 5th of Austria, Emperour of Germany; Phillip the 3d King of Spain; Henry the 4th King of France; Sebastian, King of Portugal; Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweedland; The Duke of Parma; The Lord Mollins Senator of Venice; Cardinal Aldobrandini; John Columnia; A Childs Nativity; Antonii Cardinal Fachinetii; Mr. William Lilly; John G. Prince of Aldobrand; Mr. Henry Dutton; Saffold Lee; John Blanchard; James Gale; John Bishop; Deborah Daniel, Her Nativity], tables, errata; title re-margined, first leaves darkened and stained at edges, soiling, 2A1+4 torn on blank lower edge, numerous contemporary annotations. Modern paneled navy blue blind-stamped morocco, six raised bands, gilt title; title page re-margined with 2 early owner's names (someone in Edinburgh and another - "E Libris - Gulielimi Sloky[?]"), first leaves darkened and stained at edges; soiling; 2A1 and 4 torn on blank lower edge; numerous contemporary annotations; 4 leaves of manuscript astrological notes at the end. ALL ISSUES RARE. PTOLEMAIC ACCOUNT OF THE ZODIACAL SIGNS AND THE PLANETS. Second edition (first issued in 1687), being a reissue of the 1687 edition, with cancel title pages and preliminaries to each part, and added appendix. R1 of part 1 and quire A of part 2 are cancelled by a single unsigned quire. All mention of Richard Kirby is omitted in this reissue. Part 1 written by Richard Kirby, whose name appeared in the 1687 edition; the 1688 issue omits the name of Kirby on the title. Bishop wrote part 2 and the appendix. Both Kirby and Bishop were students of Dr. Francis Wright. "Richard Kirby was author of the first part, and his name appeared on the title-page of the first edition; Bishop wrote the second ... The second part, and "An appendix to the marrow of astrology" each has special title-page and separate paging." - Marshall, George J., Angels: An Indexed and Partially Annotated Bibliography of Over 4300 Scholarly Books and Articles Since the 7th Century B.C., 1999, no. 2176, p. 218. Kirby, Richard (1649-1693?), astrologer and medical practitioner, was born on July 13, 1649 of unknown parentage. In an early work he apologized for his mean education. Henry Coley (1633-1704), a close friend, was probably his astrological teacher. His early works, ephemerides for 1681 and 1682 and an almanac for 1684, were uncontroversial but Kirby became notorious in the mid-1680s when he responded to the threat from popery and absolutism at home and the French and Ottomans abroad by predicting sensational changes throughout Europe. His Vates astrologicus (1683), promised the death of Louis XIV, the devastation of France, Italy, and Spain and the overthrow of the papacy, before the rise of a great conqueror in 1699 who would bring peace to the whole world. Many of these prophecies were drawn from John Holwell's Catastrophe mundi, or from the astrological works of Richard Edlin and William Lilly. Kirby found it expedient to withdraw from London in 1687-8, and was denounced by the tory astrologer John Gadbury in 1688. He was able to speak out freely once more after the revolution of 1688, and published Catastrophe Galliae in 1690, in which he promised the conquest of France and Ireland and a golden age of freedom for Britain, and mocked Gadbury for predicting that the year 1688 would pass uneventfully. In 1681 Kirby was living in Fulham, but he worked from an address in London, advertising his services as teacher and consultant at the sign of the Iron-Jack, a smith's shop in Fetter Lane. Kirby attended from Monday to Wednesday, his partner Philip Mayle on the other days. Like several whig astrologers, Kirby wished to reform astrology by restoring its original purity, a cause championed by the Italian Ptolemaist, Placidus de Titis. In 1687 he and his friend John Bishop published The Marrow of Astrology, offering a Ptolemaic account of the zodiacal signs and the planets based on Placidus's work. Kirby's section was dedicated to Elias Ashmole and Bishop's section to Robert Boyle. Their partnership floundered when Bishop tried to claim sole credit for the work. By this date Kirby had moved to King Street, Soho, at the sign of the Figura Mundi, complaining that the Fulham rabble had abused him as a witch or atheist. It is possible but unproven that he was the Mr. Richard Kirby tried for murder at the Old Bailey in 1687 after a brawl at a gambling house in St Bride's, and acquitted on a plea of self-defense. He was still lodging in King Street when he published his last work in 1693, an account of a fourteen-year-old hysteric or epileptic, Sarah Bower of Wapping. She claimed to be possessed by the devil and the case attracted widespread interest. Kirby saw her on 19 November 1693 and used his account to advertise his success in curing bewitched patients in Norfolk and Suffolk (possibly during his retreat from London in 1687-8). He promised further details in a book then almost complete; as no such work is known, he probably did not live to finish it. The exact date of his death is unknown, but nothing is heard of him after 1693. - Oxford DNB. "[John] Partridge [1644-1715] was by no means the only English astrologer of his day to take the Placidean teachings to heart. Others included Richard Kirby and John Bishop, who a few years before had published The Marrow of Astrology - an unacknowledged and somewhat abbreviated translation of Placidus' own work with very little original content added. [The work plagiarized was Placidus' Tabulae Primi Mobilis (1657), which about a century later was again rendered into English by an unknown translator engaged by a Dr. J. Browne of Islington. The manuscript of this translation was lent out, clandestinely copied by a third party, and published by Manoah Sibly in 1789 as his own under the title Astronomy and elementary philosophy. A supposedly improved version was published 25 years later by John Cooper as Primum Mobile, giving the name of the original author as Didacus Placidus de Titus [sic]. The Marrow of Astrology was reissued only a year after its first publication, this time under the sole name of John Bishop and with a preface by Henry Coley, who does name Placidus as the originator of the method taught, if not of large portions of the text itself. Coley mentions 'Dr. Wright, Thomas Moor Esq. Mr. Worral and [...] Mr. John Partridge' as other contemporary English adherents of Placidus, and feels that their endeavours 'ought to be encouraged, and assisted, as Aiming at Truth itself, and not rejected and rediculed, (as some are too forward to do)'." - Martin Gansten, "Placidean teachings in early nineteenth-century Britain: John Worsdale and Thomas Oxley," ?2011. p. 3. REFERENCES: Wing (2nd ed., 1994) B3021B & B3020A. See: F. Leigh Gardner, A Catalogue Raisonné of Works on the Occult Sciences, 2011, (no. 128) page 16. FULL TITLE: The Marrow of Astrology. In Two Books. Wherein is contained the Natures of the Sines and Planets, with their several Governing Angels, according to their Respective Hierarchies. And the Method of Directions according to the AEgyptians and Chaldeans, with several other useful Examples. Also A Table of Houses, exactly calculated for the Latitude of London, with Tables of the Mundane Aspects, and all that is requisite for the Rectifying and Directing Nativities; according to the true Intent and Meaning of Ptolomy: Wherein is discovered the Errors of most of our Modern Authors: Unto which is added an Appendix, Adapted to the Use and Illustration thereof, in a Nativity exemplified according to the Doctrine of Mundane Aspects. The like never done in English. By John Bishop, student in Astrology and Chymistry. To which is prefix'd a Preface in Commendation of the Author and his Method, by Henry Coley.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Monachium Avi ica Sedes Ducum Bavariae. - WH').

      - Kupferstich v. Wenzel Hollar b. Gregorio Leti in Amsterdam, 1689, 36 x 46,5 Parthey, Wenzel Hollar, Nr. 871.

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        Neue und accurate Vorstellung des großen Ottomannischen Oder Türckischen Reichs/ Dessen Grösse/ Landschaften/ Städte/Vestungen/ Insulen/ und Meer-Häfen usw. Nebst einen Anhang Türckischer aus den besten Autoribus zusammen-getragener Prophezeyhungen. [Ohne Kupfer].

      Pergamenteinband, 8, [9], 574 [18] S. -Deckel berieben, Bindung etwas lose, Titelblatt gestempelt, gutes Exemplar, Kupfer fehlen. Der Autorenname Siegreich Türckenfeind wie auch das sich dahinter verbergende German Adlerhold sind Pseudonyme, die evtl. auch auf eine Autorengruppe hinweisen könnte, die zwischen 1689 und 1727 diverse Publikationen zum Kriegsgeschehen, aber auch zur Landeskunde etwa Portugals, Mailands und hier eben des Osmanischen Reiches veröffentlicht haben. Inhalt des Bändchens: Ursprung des Osmanischen Reichs Religion, Policey, Gebräuche und Gewohnheiten Grenzen, Völker und Einwohner, Regierung, Kriegsvermögen zu Wasser und zu Land Nachbarn Kooperationen mit dem christlichen Abendland Länder und Städte, die sie in Europa, Asien und Africa besitzen, deren Situation, See-Häfen usw. Prophezeiungen von den künftigen Ruin und Untergang des türckischen Reichs.

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        Circulus Suevicus, Cum Incorporatis Adjacentibus Regionibus, Principat. Abb. Comit. Territoriis, Et Urbibus. Per P. Willium C. Rhaetum. 1689. - Ulmae, Sumtibus Matthaei Wagner. Joann Ulrich Kraus Sculp.':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich v. Joann Ulrich Kraus n. P. Wille b. Matthias Wagner in Ulm, dat. 1689, 50 x 67,5 Stopp-Langel S. 91. - Seltener Einblattdruck nach dem in Chur geborenen Paul Wille, der seit 1689 als Grenadier-Hauptmann und als Zeichner in Ulm tätig war. - Der Kupferstecher Johann Ulrich Kraus gehörte zum Ende des 17. Jh. zu den meistbeschäftigsten und angesehensten Augsburger Stechern und Verlegern. - Die Karte erschien beim Ulmer Verleger Matthias Wagner. - Die Einblattdruckkarte zeigt die Vogesen im Westen, Bodensee / Bayerische Alpen im Süden, Ingolstadt im Osten und Heidelberg / Rothenburg ob der Tauber im Norden. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - 1. Zustand der seltenen Karte (es gibt die Karte auch mit der Datierung von 1714)!

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        The Angler's Vade Mecum: or, a compendious, yet full, discourse of angling.

      

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        Finely illustrated scroll on paper concerning "Nagasaki karafune zukan" ("Picture scroll of Chinese ship and settlement in Nagasaki." Scroll measuring 385 x 3360 mm

      Japan: late Edo. Until the late 17th century, the Chinese had been permitted to move in Japan quite freely for trading purposes. But in 1689, due to the rise of smuggling activities, the Chinese were restricted, like the Dutch, to a compound on the eastern tip of Nagasaki - called the "Tojin yashiki" ("Chinamen's mansions") - surrounded by a moat and walls with gates which could be locked from the outside. Inside were housed on average 2000 Chinese merchants and sailors, along with interpreters, inspectors, and staff. This scroll depicts two large Chinese ships just off Nagasaki surrounded by a number of smaller transport and supply ships. It is clear that these smaller ships are Japanese based on the clothes the crewmen are wearing. The numerous Japanese government officials are dressed in black robes; they are inspecting the arriving goods (sugar, raw silk, and finished fabrics) along with antiques. The final section of the scroll depicts a portion of Tojin yashiki. We see the arriving transport ships, warehouses, government workers inspecting the arriving goods, laborers carrying goods, etc. This scroll - based on a scroll at the City Museum of Kobe entitled "Nagasaki tokan koeki zukan" - is unfinished in several ways: it has not been fully colored and it is clearly incomplete at the end. Nevertheless, this is a marvelous record of the early trading days in Japan with the outside world. Minor worming carefully repaired, otherwise in fine condition.

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        The General Exercise Ordered by His Highness the Prince of Orange, to be Punctually Observed of All the Infantry in Service of the States General of the United Provinces being a most worthy compendium, very useful for all persons concerned in that noble exercise of arms

      [S.l.: s.n], 1689. First separate edition (?). 10, [2, blank] pp. A4-B2. 1 vols. Sm. 4to. Disbound, sewing perished, taped at spines with paper adhesive. First separate edition (?). 10, [2, blank] pp. A4-B2. 1 vols. Sm. 4to. William of Orange's Infantry Manual. The text of William III's drill manual for infantry was also included in Plunkett's THE CHARACTER OF A GOOD COMMANDER (L., William Marshall, 1689), with a separate t.p. and pagination (12pp.). This edition, however, would appear to be a different setting of the text (in 10pp); and is possibly the first to be issued separately, as well, as it isn't clear whether the 12pp. setting was ever intended to be issued separately. In either case, it is very rare: only three copies only are located by ESTC (the Folger, NLS and St Andrews). Wing N483B; ESTC R230744

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        Ars vitraria experimentalis oder Vollkommene Glaßmacher-Kunst. Samt einen II. Haupt-Theil. So in drey unterschiedenen Büchern, und mehr als 200 Experimenten bestehet.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Christoph Riegel, 1689. 21 x 15,5 cm. 6 Blatt, 472 Seiten und 10 Blatt Register. Mit Porträt, Kupfertitel und 20 Kupfertafeln.(vollständig). Pergamentband der Zeit *Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1679 erschienenen Standardwerkes zur Glaserzeugung, es erschien noch bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts. - \"Ein Werk, das das gesamte Wissen der Glasmacherkunst seit der Antike zusammenfaßt und die Technik des Glasmachens bis weit in das 19. Jh. hinein beeinflußt ... Kunckel fügt es aus 3 Teilen zusammen: Er übersetzt und kommentiert die 7 Bücher des ihm wohlvertrauten Standardwerkes der Glasmacherei von A. Neri L\'arte vetraria distinta in libri VII (1612), ebenso Chr. Merretts engl. Übersetzung von Neris Werk The Art of Glass … (1662) und beschließt diesen immensen Erfahrungsschatz mit der Darstellung seines eigenen beträchtlichen Wissens und Könnens\" (NDB XIII, 287f.). - Die Kupfer zeigen Glasbläserei in verschiedenen Stadien der Herstellung, Brennöfen (teils im Querschnitt) sowie Geräte und Instrumente des Glasmachens. - Meist gleichmäßig gebräunt, gelegentlich an den Rändern auch etwas stockfleckig, die letzten 3 Blatt am Oberrand etwas kanpp beschnitten. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar der frhen Ausgabe in einem zeitgenössischen Pegamenteinband. Versand D: 5,00 EUR [kommkugö]

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        De L'Astrologie Judiciaire Entretien Curieux

      Louis Lucas, Etienne Ducastin, Paris 1689 - Paris: Louis Lucas, Etienne Ducastin. 1689. F First Edition. H Full Calf. Very Good. Full brown period French calf, spine with raised bands, gilt floral tooling, and gilt-ruled compartments, edges speckled red (top of spine nicked, some rubbing to corners; occasional slight marginal staining). [2], [xxii], 147, [9] pages. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Schlesiens curieuse Denckwürdigkeiten, oder vollkommene Chronica von Ober- und Nieder-Schlesien welche in Sieben Haupt-Theilen vorstellet Alle Fürstenthümer und Herrschafften, mit ihren Ober-Regenten, Landes-Fürsten, Hofhaltungen, Stamm-Registern, Verwandschafften, Herren und Adelichen Geschlechtern, Tituln, Wappen, Beschaffenheiten, Grentzen, Religionen, Schulen, Fruchtbarkeiten, Ströhmen, Bergen, Sitten, Manieren, Gewerben, und Maximen der alten und heutigen Inwohner.

      Frankfurt, Knoch 1689. - Mit gestoch. Titel und gestoch. Portr. 11 Bll., 2240 S., 87 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 20 x 19 cm. VD17 39:122810Z; STC L 1152; Loewe 614; Zibrt I, 1967; Nentwig 634; ADB XIX, 337. - Erste Ausgabe der bedeutenden Chronik mit Berücksichtigung aller wichtigen Quellen, "ein Werk staunenswerten Fleißes" (ADB). - Gestoch. Wappenexlibris des Liederdichters Ludwig Rudolph Senfft von Pilsach (1681-1718; Warnecke 2027): "Ex Bibliotheca Senftiana". - Hinterer Vorsatz mit mont. gestoch. Druckermarke der Offizin Plantin, Titel knapp beschnitten (Erscheinungsjahr angeschnitten). Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar des voluminösen Bandes! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PIECES DE CLAVECIN COMPOSÈES par J. HENRY D'ANGLEBERT , ORDINAIRE de la MUSIQUE de la CHAMBRE du ROY avec la MANIÈRE de les JOUER. DIVERSES CHACONNES , OUVERTURES , et autres AIRS de Monsieur DE LULLY mis sur cet INSTRUM.t , Quelques FUGUES pour l'ORGUE et LES PRINCIPES de l'ACCOMPAGNEMENT - LIVRE PREMIER [ Seul PARU ] - Avec Privilège du ROY - 1689

      - Paris . Chez l'Autheur , Rue Ste Anne près St Roch , au bout de la Rue du Hasard . Sans Date . 1689 . Un volume in-4 oblong , 30 x 22,8 cm , en reliure contemporaine de l'époque , plein veau marbré , dos à nerfs orné de caissons . VIII , 128 pages . Ouvrage composé d'un Frontispice & d'un portrait d'ANGLEBERT , gravés par C. VERMEULEN , d'après Pierre MIGNARD , une page de titre , texte de la dédicace à la Princesse de CONTI , une préface , Une partition de Marques des Agréments , Privilège , suivi de 128 pages de partitions gravées . Pages 25 à 29 morceaux extraits d'oeuvres de LULLY , transcrits pour CLAVECIN par d'ANGLEBERT . Cuir vieilli , mors en partie fissurés mais reliure trés solide , texte & partitions en EXCELLENT ETAT . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Effets de la force de la contiguité des corps par lesquelles on répond aux expériences de la crainte du Vuide, & à celles de la Pesanteur de l'Air.

      Etienne Ducastin, Paris 1689 - Pleine basane de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs. Un volume in-12 (152x91 mm), frontispice, (36)-466-(1)-(1 bl.) pages et 21 planches hors texte (dont 2 dépliantes). Le frontispice a été relié à la page 8 Restauration au premier caisson (abîmée), dorures estompées . Remise en vente de l'édition originale avec une nouvelle page de titre (premier tirage en 1679 par Coutelot, un autre par Lucas en 1688 et par Ducastin en 1688). Chérubin d'Orléans traite dans cette ouvrage de l'impermabilité du verre. Il y critique aussi les expériences de Torricelli et de Pascal sur le vide, considérant que le vide absolu n'existe pas. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full sheep, spine in six compartments. 12mo (152x91 mm), frontispiece, (36)-466-(1)-(1 bl.) pages and 21 plates (2 are folding). Frontispiece bound page 8 Head of spine repaired and chipped . First edition, re-issue with cancel title (first issue 1679 with the imprint of Couterot, an other in 1689 of Lucas). In this work, Chérubin d'Orléans discuss of the air-pump experiments of Pascal and Torricelli. He thought that vaccuum doesn't exist. In 12 / 12mo 348g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mainz. \"Ansicht der Churfürstlichen Residenz Stadt und Vestung Maintz und Castel im Jahr 1689\". Sehr schöne Gesamtansicht über den Rhein als Panorama, gestochen von 2 Platten. Kupferstich von Frey.

       1689. Format (Darstellung): 27,8 x 63,5 cm. Plattenrand: 32,5 x 68 cm. Blattgröße: 45,5 x 68 cm.*\"Vergrößerte, prächtige Ansicht nach M. Merian mit der 1661 gebauten späteren Schiffsbrücke\" (Stopp). - Von zwei Platten gedruckte Panorama-Ansicht, unten mit gedruckter Bezeichnung und darunter mit 5-zeiliger Legende. - 3 vertikale Quetschfalten im Papier (schon beim Druck), mehrere restaurierte Einrisse im weißen Außenrand sowie 2 größere restaurierte Einrisse von links (ca. 10 bis 15 cm in die Darstellung reichend), diese von vorn mit dem bloßen Auge nicht sichtbar. - Eine sehr seltene großformatige Panorama-Ansicht, quasi eine 1689 gefertigte etwas vergrößerte Aktualisierung der Merian-Darstellung von 1633. Trotz der genannten Mängel noch ein akzeptables Exemplar in breitrandiger Erhaltung und von prächtigem Gesamteindruck. Versand D: 5,00 EUR [kommkugö]

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        Della Via Appia riconosciuta e descritta da Roma a Brindisi. Libri IV.Naples, Giovanni di Simone, 1745. Folio. With engraved illustration on title-page, 3 folding engraved maps and 1 full-page engraved map in text. Contemporary vellum.

      Ebert 17903; Brunet IV, col. 857. First edition of a comprehensive account of the entire Via Appia, one of the main ancient roads through Italy, by the Italian priest Francesco Maria Pratilli (1689-1763). It is divided into 4 "libri", each treating a different part of the road from Rome southeast to Brindisi, mentioning places to eat, historical monuments (it passes some of the finest Republican and Imperial inscriptions), markets, cities etc., which can be found along the road. In the 19th century it was discovered that Pratilli was involved in a vast series of skilled forgeries, referring to and making up sources that never existed. Nevertheless, the present work contains some new and valuable information and remained an important work on the Via Appia for a long time: "Travail important et rempli d'érudition" (Brunet). With bookplate and library stamp. Endleaves smudged, but text in very good condition. Binding only slightly rubbed along the extremities, but otherwise good.

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        Prattica D'Algebra Di Antonio Biondini

      Venice: Battista Tramontin, 1689. Vellum. Very Good -. The very scarce 1689 original printing of Antonio Biondini's "Prattica D'Algebra" ("Treatise of Algebra"). Published in Venice in its commonly-read Latin, the original vellum binding is still strong and firmly in place. Forgivable spotting and staining to the panels, internally the pages are surprisingly clean and bright. Octavo, decorative mottled edges. (Cited in "History of Mathematics", Vol. II, pg. 409, David Eugene Smith, Ginn and Company, Boston, 1923).

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        Grondige en duydelyke onderwyzing der volkomen kolommen-ordening, zoo als men dezelve in de heedendaagse-boukunst, gewoon is te gebruyken. . Including: Het tweede deel van het Grondig onderwys ., waar in voorgestelt word zes nieuwe geinventeerde portaalen met sierlyke balkons op vrystaande kolommen; .Amsterdam, Petrus II Schenk, 1728. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio (33.5 x 20.5 cm). With 2 title-pages, each with the same large engraved illustration of an Amsterdam patrician's residence, 2 engraved architectural frontispieces, and 34 illustration plates (I-XVII, I-XVII), al engraved after the author's drawings, mostly by Renz and Montalegre (the second frontispiece by Johann Christoph Weigel). Modern maroon half calf.

      - Bierens de Haan 3621-3622; STCN (5 copies); WorldCat (adding 2 more copies); cf. Millard coll. (northern European) 114; not in BAL. Rare first and only Dutch edition, published soon after the first, undated, edition (in German) and printed from its plates, of the first two volumes of a well-illustrated course in architectural decoration and related decorative design by the Nürnberg architect, mathematician and draughtsman Johann Jakob Schübler (1689-1741). The third volume was never published in Dutch, but these two form a richly illustrated concise course in the art of architectural drawing and ornamental design for architects. Besides the columns that form the main part of volume 1 it presents examples of richly ornamental porches, balconies, bay windows, doorways, cabinets, furniture, stoves, carriages, sledges and other architectural ornament, all explained in the accompanying text. At the same time the book presents and illustrates the mathematics of drafting techniques, including perspective drawing. Schüber has been by turns embraced and eschewed for his extravagant baroque fantasy, displayed here especially in the bay windows, stoves and especially the carriages and sledges, reminiscent of those at Schloss Nymphenburg in Munich. With an occasional minor smudge or spot and a few winkles in the paper, but still in very good condition, the binding fine. A richly ornamental display of late baroque architectural design with instructions for the student. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        KILLING NO MURDER: BRIEFLY DISCOURSED IN THREE QUESTIONS [PAMPHLET 1689 + EARLY ARTICLE 1870]

      Not Attributed. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1689. Second Edition. Hardcover. (iv), 17+(1) pages; Edward Sexby - Colonel Edward Sexby or Saxby was an English Puritan soldier and Leveller in the army of Oliver Cromwell. Later he turned against Cromwell and plotted his assassination. , Silius Titus - Silius or Silas Titus, of Bushey, was an English politician, captain of Deal Castle, and Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King Charles II. Colonel Titus was an organiser in the attempted escape of King Charles I from Carisbrooke Castle. Width: 6.25" Height: 8.25"Book Details: The sources cited note that Allen was the pseudonym of Silius Titus and Edward Sexby. Colin Firth concluded that Titus wrote the dedication to the Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell, and Sexby wrote the substance of the pamphlet, although he argues that Titus was responsible for the more learned aspects of the text. See Firth, "Killing No Murder," in The English Historical Review 17: 66 (April 1902) , 308-11. This assertion is questioned by James Holstun, who assigned greater credit to Sexby for the entire work. Furthermore, Holstun pointed out there was a William Allen in Cromwell's army who disclaimed authorship. See Holstun, "Ehud's Dagger: Patronage, Tyrannicide, and Killing No Murder," in Cultural Critique 22 (Autumn 1992) , 99-142. Condition / Notes: This is a reprint of the original edition of 1657 (Wing T1312A and S2826. Kennedy, Smith, and Johnson 3, 218) , with dedications to Cromwell and the officers and soldiers of the Army, and a postscript. In spite of the dedication, the author justified the authoritarian Cromwell's demise. Tipped in on front free endpaper is an article entitled "Killing, No Murder" from The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous Information, (magazine article published in January 1807 is included and tipped to the first blank, 4pp) , 45-8. Bound in later quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards. The front board has separated. The covers are rubbed and scuffed, especially at the edges. ; 0 .

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        A New Voyage to the East Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions Containing their Adventures in two Defart Iflands

      [8]+xv+248+[24] pages with title in red and black, frontispiece, 4 folding maps, 27 engraved figures (many folding) and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5"") bound in quarter leather with raised spine bands and black label in gilt over marbled boards. First English edition.Francois Leguat was a French Huguenot originating from the Province of Bresse, now part of the department of Ain, who fled to Holland in 1689 after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. Marquis Henri du Quesne had published a book giving a glowing description of the island of Réunion. and, with the cooperation of the Dutch East India Company, was planning to establish a colony of French Protestant refugees on the island. Two ships were charted for the purpose and many refugees, including Leguat, were eager to become colonists, but when du Quesne learnt that France had sent a squadron of ships to the island, he abandoned this plan as he wanted to avoid any confrontation with the French. Instead he fitted out a small frigate,L'Hirondelle and instructed the captain, Anthony Valleau, to reconnoitre the Mascarene islands, and to take possession of whatever island was found unoccupied and suitable for colonisation. It appears that the colonists were not informed of this change of plan. On 10 July 1690 Leguat and nine male volunteers boarded L'Hirondelle in Amsterdam, intending to start a new life on the island of Réunion, which they believed had been abandoned by the French. Instead, on 16 May 1691, Leguat and seven companions were marooned on the uninhabited island of Rodrigues. After spending a year on the island the group became homesick and set about constructing a wooden boat to allow them to escape to the island of Mauritius, then under Dutch control. The first attempt failed when they struck Rodrigues' reef; one of the party subsequently died from some illness (possibly brought about by contact with some poisonous reef fauna). They finally left Rodrigues on 21 May 1693[6] and spent a week being carried by the prevailing wind and current in their open boat to Mauritius, a distance of 300 nautical miles (560 km). They were initially well received by the Governor of the island, Rodolfo Diodati, but after an argument over a piece of ambergris that one of the group had brought from Rodrigues, and the discovery by the Governor of their plan to steal a dinghy and escape to Réunion, five of the party were put in prison. Relations were probably strained by the fact that France and Holland were on opposite sides in the Nine Years' War (1688?97). In February 1694 they were transferred to a tiny islet some distance from the shore and kept under abhorrent conditions. One of the group died in attempting to escape; he seems to have reached Mauritius' mainland with a crude float, but apparently perished in the woods too. Finally, in September 1696 the remaining members of the group were transferred to Jakarta and brought before the Dutch Council where they were found to be innocent. Leguat and the two other survivors arrived back in Europe in June 1698. Leguat appears to have settled in England and spent the rest of his life there. Leguat published a description of his adventures in 1708 when he was around 70 years old. The full French title was:Voyage et avantures de François Leguat et de ses compagnons, en deux isles désertes des Indes orientales : avec la relation des choses les plus remarquables qu'ils ont observées dans l'isle Maurice, à Batavia, au Cap de Bon Espérance, dans l'isle de Sainte Hélène, et en d'autres endroits de leur route. Le tout enrichi de cartes et de figures. The French edition was published in both London and Amsterdam. An English translation with the title A new voyage to the East-Indies was published in London and a Dutch edition in Utrecht. Some of the text is very similar to passages found in works by Maximilien Misson, another French Huguenot living in exile. It appears that either Leguat copied Misson or, more likely, Misson assisted Leguat with the book and wrote the preface. The book is notable in containing Leguat's natural history observations on the now extinct fauna of Rodrigues including the Rodrigues solitaire, the Rodrigues rail, the domed and the saddle-backed Rodrigues giant tortoises and Newton's parakeet.Condition:Attractively rebound in period quarter leather over marbled boards. Some age toning to pages, some fold have slight tears, worming to pages 29-36 affecting text else a very good copy.

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        Della Via Appia riconosciuta e descritta da Roma a Brindisi. Libri IV.Naples, Giovanni di Simone, 1745. Folio. With engraved illustration on title-page, 3 folding engraved maps and 1 full-page engraved map in text. Contemporary vellum.

      - Ebert 17903; Brunet IV, col. 857. First edition of a comprehensive account of the entire Via Appia, one of the main ancient roads through Italy, by the Italian priest Francesco Maria Pratilli (1689-1763). It is divided into 4 "libri", each treating a different part of the road from Rome southeast to Brindisi, mentioning places to eat, historical monuments (it passes some of the finest Republican and Imperial inscriptions), markets, cities etc., which can be found along the road. In the 19th century it was discovered that Pratilli was involved in a vast series of skilled forgeries, referring to and making up sources that never existed. Nevertheless, the present work contains some new and valuable information and remained an important work on the Via Appia for a long time: "Travail important et rempli d'érudition" (Brunet). With bookplate and library stamp. Endleaves smudged, but text in very good condition. Binding only slightly rubbed along the extremities, but otherwise good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Specimen logicae Cartesianae, seu modus philosophandi ubi certa Cartesianorum veritatem inveniendi via ostenditur, & in quibusdam novae introductionis in philosophiam aulicam veritas paucis expenditur.

      Lipsiae [Leipzig], Heraud. Frieder. Lanckis, 1689. 12mo (13.2 x 7.8 cm). Contemporary vellum with script title on the spine.l Johannes Clauberg (1622-1665) was a German theologian and philosopher. Clauberg was the founding Rector of the first University of Duisburg, where he taught from 1655 to 1665. He is known as a "scholastic cartesian...in Groningen ... he discovered what came to be called the reformed variation of Aristotelianism." (Wikipedia). This edition, published after the author's death, was edited by the German philosopher Paul Michael Rhegenius. A few small wormholes in the lower gutter, affecting a few letters; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Very rare. OCLS lists fewer than ten copies.

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        Grondige en duydelyke onderwyzing der volkomen kolommen-ordening, zoo als men dezelve in de heedendaagse-boukunst, gewoon is te gebruyken. ... Including: Het tweede deel van het Grondig onderwys ..., waar in voorgestelt word zes nieuwe geinventeerde portaalen met sierlyke balkons op vrystaande kolommen; ...Amsterdam, Petrus II Schenk, 1728. 2 volumes bound as 1. Folio (33.5 x 20.5 cm).. With 2 title-pages, each with the same large engraved illustration of an Amsterdam patrician's residence, 2 engraved architectural frontispieces, and 34 illustration plates (I-XVII, I-XVII), al engraved after the author's drawings, mostly by Renz and Montalegre (the second frontispiece by Johann Christoph Weigel). Modern maroon half calf.

      Bierens de Haan 3621-3622; STCN (5 copies); WorldCat (adding 2 more copies); cf. Millard coll. (northern European) 114; not in BAL. Rare first and only Dutch edition, published soon after the first, undated, edition (in German) and printed from its plates, of the first two volumes of a well-illustrated course in architectural decoration and related decorative design by the Nürnberg architect, mathematician and draughtsman Johann Jakob Schübler (1689-1741). The third volume was never published in Dutch, but these two form a richly illustrated concise course in the art of architectural drawing and ornamental design for architects. Besides the columns that form the main part of volume 1 it presents examples of richly ornamental porches, balconies, bay windows, doorways, cabinets, furniture, stoves, carriages, sledges and other architectural ornament, all explained in the accompanying text. At the same time the book presents and illustrates the mathematics of drafting techniques, including perspective drawing. Schüber has been by turns embraced and eschewed for his extravagant baroque fantasy, displayed here especially in the bay windows, stoves and especially the carriages and sledges, reminiscent of those at Schloss Nymphenburg in Munich. With an occasional minor smudge or spot and a few winkles in the paper, but still in very good condition, the binding fine. A richly ornamental display of late baroque architectural design with instructions for the student.

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        Specimen logicae Cartesianae, seu modus philosophandi ubi certa Cartesianorum veritatem inveniendi via ostenditur, & in quibusdam novae introductionis in philosophiam aulicam veritas paucis expenditur.

      Lipsiae [Leipzig], Heraud. Frieder. Lanckis, 1689. 12mo (13.2 x 7.8 cm). Contemporary vellum with script title on the spine.l Johannes Clauberg (1622-1665) was a German theologian and philosopher. Clauberg was the founding Rector of the first University of Duisburg, where he taught from 1655 to 1665. He is known as a "scholastic cartesian...in Groningen ... he discovered what came to be called the reformed variation of Aristotelianism." (Wikipedia). This edition, published after the author's death, was edited by the German philosopher Paul Michael Rhegenius. A few small wormholes in the lower gutter, affecting a few letters; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Very rare. OCLS lists fewer than ten copies.

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        PAVIA 1689 Titel: Ticinum, Postea Flavia Papia, hoggidi Pavia, Nél Ducato di Milano : Descritta, e Dedicata dal P. Cosmografo Coronelli

      [Venedig, Venezia] [1689] Landkarte, map, original Kupferstich Kartenbild mit ornamentaler Bordürenleiste, dem Stadtwappen und einem zweiten Wappen vermutlich das des Widmungsträger dieses Blattes Mattia Toscani, Zustand: teils mit späteren Papierunterlegungen, teils stärker fleckig, mit unterlegten kleineren Fehlstellen Format mit der Umrahmung 60 x 45 cm Aus: Coronelli, Vincenzo M.: Citta, Fortezze, Isole, E Porti Principali Dell\'Europa Versand D: 9,00 EUR

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        Finely illustrated scroll on paper concerning "Nagasaki karafune zukan" ("Picture scroll of Chinese ship and settlement in Nagasaki." Scroll measuring 385 x 3360 mm

      Japan: late Edo.Until the late 17th century, the Chinese had been permitted to move in Japan quite freely for trading purposes. But in 1689, due to the rise of smuggling activities, the Chinese were restricted, like the Dutch, to a compound on the eastern tip of Nagasaki - called the "Tojin yashiki" ("Chinamen's mansions") - surrounded by a moat and walls with gates which could be locked from the outside. Inside were housed on average 2000 Chinese merchants and sailors, along with interpreters, inspectors, and staff.This scroll depicts two large Chinese ships just off Nagasaki surrounded by a number of smaller transport and supply ships. It is clear that these smaller ships are Japanese based on the clothes the crewmen are wearing. The numerous Japanese government officials are dressed in black robes; they are inspecting the arriving goods (sugar, raw silk, and finished fabrics) along with antiques. The final section of the scroll depicts a portion of Tojin yashiki. We see the arriving transport ships, warehouses, government workers inspecting the arriving goods, laborers carrying goods, etc.This scroll - based on a scroll at the City Museum of Kobe entitled "Nagasaki tokan koeki zukan" - is unfinished in several ways: it has not been fully colored and it is clearly incomplete at the end. Nevertheless, this is a marvelous record of the early trading days in Japan with the outside world.Minor worming carefully repaired, otherwise in fine condition.

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        Specimen logicae Cartesianae, seu modus philosophandi ubi certa Cartesianorum veritatem inveniendi via ostenditur, & in quibusdam novae introductionis in philosophiam aulicam veritas paucis expenditur.

      - Lipsiae [Leipzig], Heraud. Frieder. Lanckis, 1689. 12mo (13.2 x 7.8 cm). Contemporary vellum with script title on the spine.l Johannes Clauberg (1622-1665) was a German theologian and philosopher. Clauberg was the founding Rector of the first University of Duisburg, where he taught from 1655 to 1665. He is known as a "scholastic cartesian.in Groningen . he discovered what came to be called the reformed variation of Aristotelianism." (Wikipedia). This edition, published after the author's death, was edited by the German philosopher Paul Michael Rhegenius. A few small wormholes in the lower gutter, affecting a few letters; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Very rare. OCLS lists fewer than ten copies.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Il Corso del Fiume Reno

      Roma 1689 - Carta geografica tratta dal Mercurio Geografico edito a Roma dal De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli, nativo da Vignola come egli fa notare nella sua firma, fu il primo cartografo ufficiale della corte di Modena, dal 1685, anno in cui il duca Francesco II lo nominò geografo e conservatore della biblioteca ducale. Map taken from Mercury Geographic published in Rome by De Rossi. Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola native as he pointed out in his signature, was the first official map of the court of Modena from 1685, when Duke Francesco II appointed him as a geographer and curator of the ducal library. Dimensioni 580 830mm

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

      ca - Kupferstich-Karte von Johannes de Ram, vor 1689, koloriert. 49,5 x 58,8 cm. Nicht bei Hellwig, Mittelrhein und Moselland im Bild alter Karten. 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. Zweiter Zustand, jetzt mit Gradnetz und kleiner Nebenkarte von Vilmar/Camberg, diese mit gestochener Widmung an Johann Hugo von Orsbeck.

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        Lettera con firma autografa indirizzata al Marchese di Gremonville.

      Datata Torino 10 1689, - 1 pagina in-4 in francese, indirizzo sul retro, con firma autografa di Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia Carignano, ndirizzata al governatore della città e provincia di Cuneo. ''e recevray tousjours avec beaucoup de joye, les marques que vous me donneres de vostre souvenir, et comme je n'en pouvois pas attendre une plus grande, que par les souhaits, que vous avés faicts pour moy (.) j'en conserveray un entier souvenir .'' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A true account of the siege of London-Derry

      London, printed for Robert Cleveland and Ralph Simpson, in St. Pauls. 1689 - By the Reverend Mr.George Walker, Rector of Donoghmoore in the County of Tyrone, and late Governour of Derry in Ireland. Book rebound in full leather, spine rubbed but not affecting gilt leathering, marbled end pages. A nice copy of this 1689 book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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