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        Phthisiologia seu exercitationes de Phthisi tribus libris comprehensae. Totumque opus variis historiis illustratum.

      8vo, pp. (xxiv), 411, 1 leaf (errata), 1 leaf (blank). Imprimatur leaf before the title, title within rules. Contemporary unlettered calf (extremities rubbed, two small chips and a wormhole in foot of spine, minor damage to lower edge of rear endpaper), a fine and clean copy. Signature of John Slinger, 1895, on inside of front board and on front endpapers.

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        Ovidii Nasonis operum tomus primus [-qvartus].

      Interpretatione et notis illustravit Daniel Crispinus, Helvetius, jussu Christinissimi regis; ad usum serenissimi Delphini. Lyon, Anissonios, Joannem Posuel, et Claudium Rigaud, 1689. 4to. (26),+ 576; (32),+ 598; (4),+ 687; (516) pp. Titles printed in red and black and with engraved vignettes. Foxing throughout and with dampstains, page 153-4 in vol. 2 with a minor hole affecting pagina, page 379-80 in vol. 3 with slight loss of letters and page 483-4 with loss of pagina. 18th-century full red morocco bindings, spines richly gilt with raised bands, boards with gilt borders, inner bordures, all edges gilt. Exlibris of T. N. Adby. Four volumes. Schweiger II, 631. Brunet IV, 272. Graesse V, 70. Volume four is an index

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        [Title in Greek.] Cebetis Thebani Tabula, Græce & Latine, multis in locis restituta ex MSS. codicibus, unde etiam Græca in fine reposita ab Jacobo Gronovio, cuius accedunt notæ & emendationes

      Amsterdam: apud Henricum Westenium 1689 First edition as edited by the Dutch scholar Jakob Gronovius. This famous allegory of the life of man, known as "Pinax" or the "Table" of Cebes and long popular as a school text, was originally ascribed to a Pythagorean follower of Socrates; it is now assigned to a later date, as it contains element of the Stoic philosophy of the Roman empire. This edition by Gronovius, making use of several additional manuscripts, was the best critical text yet produced. Contemporary calf, panelled in blind, brown morocco label. . Small octavo. Parallel Greek and Latin texts. The Latin translation by Wolf was first opubkished in 1560. Joints a bit rubbed. Ink signature on the front flyleaf of Robert Raymond, dated 1692 (see DNB); Raymond was then a student at Christ's College, Cambridge, and went on to become Lord Chief Justice. A very good copy of an uncommon book. Gronovius was an industrious classicist, who produced a massive thesaurus of Greek antiquities in thirteen folio volumes (1687-1702), and became involved in a dispute with Bentley. Dibdin quotes Harwood as describing his edition of Cebes as "very correct and beautiful.

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        LO TASSO NAPOLETANO. ZOE' LA GIEROSALEMME LIBBERATA DE LO SIO TORQUATO TASSO. Votata a llengua nosta da Grabiele Fasano de sta Cetate: e dda lo stisso appresentata a la Llostrissema Nobelta Nnapoletana.

      In-4 p. (mm. 320x210), p. pelle bazana coeva (picc. restauri), dorso a cordoni con ricca decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, tagli rossi, 10 cc.nn. (compresa l?antip.), 410 pp.num., 1 c.nn. di errata. La bella antiporta, inc. in rame, raffigura il Sebeto (il cavallo emblema di Napoli), una sirena, due delfini e la Fama, con sullo sfondo Posillipo; al frontesp. stemma inc. in rame; ricchissime cornici silografate inquadrano l?argomento di ogni canto; testo su due colonne (italiano e traduzione in dialetto napoletano); molto ben illustrato da 20 tavv. f.t. inc. in rame (una per canto). Rara e pregiata "edizione originale". Cfr. Cat. Piantanida,3051: "Questa è la prima e l'unica traduz. della "Gerusalemme Liberata" in napoletano; assai la lodarono i contemporanei e particolarmente il Redi che la paragonò all'"Eneide travestita" del Lalli.. Ha note a piè pagina delle quali a lungo discorre il Croce (Nuovi Saggi, pp. 252-53): ?Questa traduzione napoletana ha ora per noi precipuo interesse per le note che ne accompagnano la prima ediz. Non sono note solamente di vocaboli, ma tali che ricordano persone e cose di quel tempo?; si dice in esse di briganti, guerrieri e capitani, di curiosi personaggi, medici e abati, vi si narrano aneddoti e consuetudini, vi si spiegano motti e parole del dialetto napoletano.. E? raro trovare esemplari completi di tutte le tavole? - Choix de Olschki,XII,18758 - Brunet,V,669 - Graesse,VI,34 - Raccolta Tassiana,725. Con solo qualche lieve uniforme arross., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London: Printed for Tho. Bassett, at the George in Fleet-street; Will. Hensman and Tho. Fox, in Westminster-Hall, 1689. First edition. 8vo. [8], 729 [i.e. 719], [1] pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine, lettering label. Small snag at top of spine, else fine. Bookplates of The Right Hon. Anthony Earle of Kent, 1702, and Thomas Philip Earl de Gray, Wrest Park. Wing C-6389; Westwood & Satchell p. 66; Pforzheimer 221 . Of piscatorial interest, as it contains "The angler's ballad", "To my dear and most worthy friend, Mr. Izaak Walton", "The retirement. Stanzes Irreguliers. To Mr. Izaak Walton", and "Contentation, directed to my dear Father and most worthy Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton"

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        The history of the most illustrious William, Prince of Orange : deduc'd from the first founders of the ancient House of Nassau: together with the most considerable actions of the present prince

      [S.l. : s.n.], Printed in the year 1689, 1689. 2nd Edition. Physical desc.: [4], 144, [8] p ; 12mo. Notes: Signatures: A-M in alternate 8's and 4's, N4, O[sup]2. Title within double line border. Subject: William III, King of England, 1650-1702, - Early works to 1800. Orange-Nassau, House of, - Early works to 1800. Netherlands, - History , - Wars of Independence, 1556-1648, - Early works to 1800. Related item: Referenced by: ESTC: r215241. Wing : H 2171. James Cat : 2889. Final leaf (table/contents last page) guillotined with minor textual loss. Finely and [period] sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-band with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        An Enquiry into the Power of Dispensing with Penal Statutes. Together with Some Animadversions upon A Book writ by Sir Edw. Herbert, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Entituled, A short Account of the Authorities in Law [etc.]. Wing A4138

      First edition of a work central to the political theory of the Glorious Revolution, rebutting the Royalist claim that the King alone might dispense with laws as he saw fit, and propounding that only both King and Parliament jointly may do so. Modern blind-tooled goatskin, definite browning, but a sound copy. Printed for Timothy Goodwin . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1689.

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        A Full Answer to the Depositions; And to all other the Pretences and Arguments whatsoever, Concerning the Birth of the Prince of Wales. The Intreague thereof detected, The whole design being set forth, with the way and manner of doing it. Whereunto is annexed, A Map... of St. James's Palace... Describing the Place wherein it is supposed the true Mother was delivered: With the particular Doors and Passages through which the Child was convey'd to the Queens Bed-Chamber.

      London: Printed for Simon Burgis 1689.. First edition, folio, (iv), 21, (1) pp. Folding map, outer margin of first two leaves cut close without loss to text, next leaf with soiling to the margin as a result, outer edge of final leaf laid down with some loss but again no loss of text, one paragraph on page 8 censored using type ornaments, modern booklabel of John Prebble, journalist and historian. 20th century quarter calf.A lively work published in support of the notion that James Stuart was illegitimate. The pressure on Queen Mary (James II's second wife) to produce a boy after a series of girls was such that even before the birth her pregnancy was called into doubt. "The warming-pan scandal", so-called after the alleged method that was used to smuggle the false child into the Queen's bedchamber (the route being shown on the map in this work), became a cause celebré for all the King's Protestant opponents. Wing F2342.

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        Historiæ sveonum gothorumq; ecclesiasticæ libri qvatuor priores inde â magis conspicua in his oris christianæ religionis origine, usque ad finem seculi post Christum natum duodecimi: qui, justi commentarii instar esse poterint in gentium Scandianarum potiorem per hæc tempora historiam, non paucis locis scriptorum hujus ævi obscurioribus lucem, & dubiis fidem adferentes.

      Adjecti insuper necessarii indices plenissimi. Sthlm, N. Wankiffwii, 1689. 4:o. (16),726,(16) s. Titelbladet och dedikationen till Karl XI tryckta i rött och svart. Träsnittsillustrationer på s. 175, 260 och 567, s. 601-02 är en utvikbar tryckt tabell. Samtida ngt nött och småfläckigt pergamentbd med ljusbrunt infärgat titelfält och röda snitt. Övre kanten av främre pärmen med spår av musangrepp. Aningen svag inre främre fals. Försättsbladet med en pappersförlust överst, sannolikt efter en bortriven namnteckning. Titelsidan lite solkig. Även sporadiska dammfläckar i övre marginalen. Inlagan genomgående fuktfläckig, mest markant på s. 367-78, 433-40, 627-34 och 676-80 samt på de sista sidorna. Med C. [?] Öhmans, Gustav Joh. Sommelius och D. Munck af Rosenschölds namnteckningar, den sistnämnda daterad den 17 maj 1817. Ex. på stort skrivpapper med mycket stora marginaler.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 1036. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1643: "skada, at et så vackert och på många authentique handlingar grundat arbete icke blifvit fulbordat; fritt från misstag är det ej; men de förringa icke des värde". Med tryckt dedikation till Karl XI. Med hyllningar av J. Columbus och L. Norrmannus. De avslutande opaginerade bladen är en hyllning till Karl XI. Lindroth skriver i sin lärdomshistoria att det var Örnhielms "avsikt att bruka sina samlingar till en grundläggande svensk kyrkohistoria, byggd på urkundernas vittnesbörd. Men bara det första bandet blev färdigt och utgivet [...]. Det omfattar den äldsta tiden från Ansgar till sekelskiftet 1200." Lindroth påpekar liksom Warmholtz att arbetet innehåller misstag, men att författarens lärdom är beundransvärd: "Det skulle dröja länge, innan svensk kyrkohistorisk forskning åter nådde samma nivå som i Örnhielms Historia ecclesiastica". Munck af Rosenschöld har antecknat att han förvärvat boken på den bokauktion där hans gamla lärare Johan Lundblad sålde huvuddelen av sitt bibliotek. Gustaf Johan Sommelius (1726-1800) var professor och universitetsbibliotekarie i Lund. Johan Lundblad (1753-1820) var professor i latin och akademibokhandlare m.m. i Lund. David Munck af Rosenschöld (1786-1840) studerade i Lund och efterträdde 1812 Esaias Tegnér som som adjunkt i estetik och vice bibliotekarie vid Lunds universitetsbibliotek, han blev kyrkoherde i Kvistofta 1816 och fick professors namn 1819. Han skrev flitigt i många ämnen och ansågs som ett original, bl.a. för sitt ointresse av att tvätta sig

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        The groans of the Plantations:

      London. Printed by M. Clark, 1689. 35pp. 1st ed. Bound with, 'A Discourse of the Duties on Merchandize, more particularly of that on Sugars, Occasionally Offer'd, in answer to a Pamphlet, intituled, The Groans of the Plantations, &c. exposing the Weakness of the said Pamphlet, and plainly demonstrating, that the taking off the Imposition on Sugars would not be One Farthing Advantage to the Plantations, and yet take away Yearly a great Sum from Their Majesties present Revenue. Also, Shewing how the last Imposition on Sugars did truly affect that Trade, and how the same might yet be advanced, to the greater benefit both of this Kingdom and the Plantations. Also, How certain regulations might be made, for the better Accomodating the Duties on Merchandize, both to the Advantage of Trade and Revenue. By a Merchant. London, Printed in the Year 1695. 32pp. Small quarto. Bound in old half calf with marbled boards. Small library h/s's of 'BRITISH MUSEUM SALE DUPLICATE 1787' also small h/s of 'John Carter Brown' and bookplate of John Carter Brown with 'Released' h/s. Pages closely cut with slight loss of text to the second pamphlet otherwise clean. Littleton was a Barbados planter. This is one of the earliest books on Barbados. Cox II, p. 209, Sabin 3271.

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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London: Printed for Tho. Bassett at the George in Fleet street; Will. Hensman and Tho. Fox in Westminster Hall 1689 London: Printed for Tho. Bassett, at the George in Fleet-street; Will. Hensman and Tho. Fox, in Westminster-Hall, 1689. First edition. 8vo. [8], 729 [i.e. 719], [1] pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine, lettering label. Small snag at top of spine, else fine. Bookplates of The Right Hon. Anthony Earle of Kent, 1702, and Thomas Philip Earl de Gray, Wrest Park. Wing C-6389; Westwood & Satchell p. 66; Pforzheimer 221 . Of piscatorial interest, as it contains "The angler's ballad", "To my dear and most worthy friend, Mr. Izaak Walton", "The retirement. Stanzes Irreguliers. To Mr. Izaak Walton", and "Contentation, directed to my dear Father and most worthy Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton"

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        Pub. Ovidii Nasonis Operum. Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Daniel Crispinus Helvetius, jussu Christianissimi Regis; ad usum serenissimi delphini...

      Lugduni [Lyon]: Apud Anissonios, Joannem Posuel, et Claudium Rigaud 1689.. Four volumes, 4to. Titles printed in red and black with a vignette engraving of the poet, some minor creasing to a few top corners. Contemporary blind stamped vellum, covers a little bowed with light soiling, later gilt arms of the Thynne family with the motto "J'ai bonne cause" to the upper covers, spines with raised bands and black morocco labels, minor wear to the spine of volume III otherwise an excellent set. A revised version of the Delphin Classics edition including Daniel Crispin's valuable Index, which takes up the whole of volume IV.

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        The works . . . containing great variety of choice secrets in medicine and alchymy

      Thomas Milbourne for the author London: Thomas Milbourne for the author, 1689. No Dust Jacket. Glauber, Johann Rudolph (1604-70). The works of the highly experienced and famous chymist, John Rudolph Glauber . . .Translated into English . . . by the labour, care, and charge, of Christopher Packe . . . Folio. [12], 440, [4], 220, 92, [11]pp. 7 engraved plates (including frontispiece), 4 woodcut plates, woodcut text illustrations. London: Thomas Milbourn for the author, 1689. 353 x 230 mm. Paneled calf ca. 1689, rebacked, corners repaired, endpapers renewed. Light toning, some fore-edges a bit frayed, marginal tear in frontispiece repaired, but very good. From the libraries of British chemists Charles Hatchett (1765-1847), with his ownership stamp on the verso title, and his son-in-law William Thomas Brande (1788-1866), with his signature on the title. Armorial bookplate of British metallurgist Hugh Lee Pattinson (1796-1858). First Edition in English of the collected works of Glauber, who has been called "the best practical chemist of his day and the first industrial chemist" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). A self-taught chemist and alchemist in the iatrochemical tradition of Paracelsus, Glauber was responsible for many practical advances in the science of chemistry, the most important being the invention of improved distilling furnaces (he may have been the first to construct one with a chimney) that greatly increased the range of distillable substances. This English collected works opens with his Furni novi philosophici, originally published in German between 1646-1649, which contains most of his significant chemical achievements. Glauber used concentrated forms of hydrochloric, sulfuric and nitric acid to prepare chlorides, nitrates and sulfates, was probably the first to distill coal and to obtain from it benzene and phenol, obtained acroleins by distilling burned clay balls soaked in olive oil, produced metal acetates and acetone with distilled wood vinegar, and obtained potassium carbonate and potassium silicate from powdered flints. His efficient production of the mineral acids is particularly noteworthy, as they are essential reactants in other chemical processes. Glauber's influence quickly spread throughout Europe, and his efforts were praised by both Robert Boyle and Hermann Boerhaave. The collection also contains English translations of Glauber's Pharmacopoea spagyrica (1654-68), a collection of iatrochemical medical preparations; dess Teutschlands-Wohlfahrt (1656-61), a work encouraging Germans to make better use of their natural resources; Miraculum mundi (1653-60), on the "universal salt"; Tractatus de natura salium (1658), discussing Glauber's "sal mirabile" (hydrated sodium sulfate); and Operis mineralis (1651). Glauber's works were originally published piecemeal, with several appendices; one of these appendices contains his important and useful work on the coloring of glass, including his rediscovery of the process for ruby glass which had been lost for years. This copy has a distinguished chemical provenance, having belonged to Charles Hatchett, who discovered the element niobium; Hatchett's son-in-law William Thomas Brande, who succeeded Humphry Davy in the chair of chemistry at the Royal Institution; and metallurgist Hugh Lee Pattinson, who developed an economical method for extracting silver from lead ore. Duveen, Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica, p. 260. Wing G-845.

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