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        M. Tullii Ciceronis de Officiis Libri Tres [Signed by Robert Treat and Charles Jackson Paine]

      Henricum Wetstenium, Amsterdam, 1691. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full early calf modest wear at the corners, rubbing ad few surface marks and a small drip of wax or paint, inner joint cracked. Scattered browning but mostly quite clean internally. With the signature of Massachusetts Declaration of Independence Signer Robert Treat Paine on the title (signed RT Paine's) and with his son, railroad magnate, Civil War General and famous sportsman Charles Jackson Paine's signature on the front pastedown. Charles has dated his signature 1843, making him 10 at the time, no doubt a school book. In a thick paper folded school-type cover that appears to be contemporaneous with the CJ Paine signature. A charming piece of Americana. Size: Octavo (8vo). Endpapers browned, text has scattered foxing, but mostly clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044292. .

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        Tachygraphy: The Most Exact and Compendious Method of Short and Swift Writing, that Hath Ever Yet Been Published By Any

      Thomas Milbourn, London, 1691. Later Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition. Neatly rebound in modern full calf. Degradation to page edges starting on page 39 and getting heavier towards the end with paper repairs along the edges; touching the running title but no other loss of text. The final engraved page with loss at the margins and border. A later edition of Shelton's short-hand system originally published in 1626 as "Short-Writing" and renamed Tachygraphy in 1635. It was quite popular, running through dozens of editions. It was the system famously used by Pepys in his diary and employed by Thomas Jefferson. Copies are surprisingly scarce given the number of printings, but they were likely much used and discarded. Extra engraved title; (viii), 43, (1). Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 043245. .

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        Seconde Partie du Cours d'architecture qui contient les figures et descriptions des lus beaux batimens de Vignole et de Michel Ange

      Chez Nicolas Langlois, Paris 1691 - couv. rig. cuir dos à nerfs 16,5x21,3cm. 760gr. pp.245-540 (. plusieurs nouveaux desseins, ornemens & préceptes concernant la distribution, la décoration, la matière & la construction des édifices, la maçonnerie, la charpenterie, la couverture, la serrurerie, la menuiserie, le jardinage & tout ce qui regarde L'ART DE BÂTIR,avec une ample explication de tous les termes par ordre alphabétique ill. n&b. avec pl. collées déplaintes couv. avec nerfs bon état mias manques cuir intérieur très bon

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        Saggi di naturali esperienze fatte nell'Accademia del Cimento?

      Firenze, Gio. Filippo Cocchi, 1691. 1691 Seconda edizione. In folio, c.nn. 8 e ritratto di Cosimo Terzo, dedicatario dell'opera, p. CCLXIX,b(20, ultima carta bianca). 75 tavole incise in rame a piena pagina nel testo. Capilettera, testatine e finalini. Ottimo esemplare. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pergamena. (Riccardi, 407; Gamba, 853).

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        Dictionnaire mathématique, ou Idée générale des mathématiques. Dans lequel l'on trouve, outre les termes de cette science, plusieurs termes des arts & des autres sciences; avec des raisonnemens qui conduisent peu à peu l'esprit à une connoissance universelle des mathématiques

      Paris: A. Lambin for E. Michallet, 1691 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Contemp. sheep (rubbed, joints repaired), [10]-672-[70] pp. (some minor spotting, blank lower corner of Gggg4 repaired). Good copy. Conlon Prélude, 5365. Houzeau/Lancaster 9334. BN Paris (3). Not in Goldsmith (BL London). Cp. Matagne (Namur) O-135 (Amsterdam repr.). Bibl. Dt. Mus., Libri rari 208; Roller-G. II, 269; Cantor III, 270; DSB X, 264. - 1st edition of one of the major works of the French mathematician Ozanam (1640-1717). Illustrated (complete) with 24 fold. plates and with numerous woodcuts and diagrams. The dictionary is divided into sections dealing with subjects such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, cosmography, astronomy, navigation, optics, perspective, mechanics, hydrostatics. With long chapters on architecture (pp. 551-584), fortification (pp. 585-630) and music (pp. 640-672)..

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        Autograph Document Signed, on paper, in English

      Boston, 1691. Small 4to (20.9 x 16.5 cm, 8.25 x 6.5"). 2 pp. (one blank). Henry Smeath (or Smith) "bot oak plank" from Thomas Doughty and was sued in 1689 for breach of their contract dated 18 March 1688–89; this warrant dated 26 March 1691, at Boston, orders the county "Marshall General or his Lawfull Deputy" to arrest Smeath (or Smith), a shipwright, who still owes Doughty, late of Saco, 14 pounds, 11 shillings, and 6 pence according to their court settlement of August 1690, plus two shillings for execution of this order. Smeath (or Smith) is to pay the marshal immediately or => be arrested and jailed in Boston until he makes payment; the authorities responsible "may not faill" to deliver him and will "answer the contrary at [their] peril." The document is written in a neat secretary hand in ink on one side only and => signed by clerk Joseph Webb (1640–98), the Suffolk County recorder from 1690 to 1698, according to Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society for 1899. He here signs himself, "cler[k]. On the contretemps, see: Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, p. 1096, no. 13. Sheet previously folded twice and paper weak along creases but holding, with small hole at center of sheet and small chip at crease on each edge; symmetrical old (light) dampstaining in same pattern on each half of sheet not at all affecting ink.

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        Méthode pour apprendre facilement la Géographie. Contenant un Abbrégé de la Sphère, la division de la Terre en ses Continens, Empires, Royaumes, États, Républiques, Provinces, &c. Avec les tables des villes les plus notables de chaque province. Tome Premier [sur deux].

      À La Haye, chez Henri Van Bulderen, 1691. - 8vo.; frontispicio grabado en cobre, 11 hojas, 575 pp., 8 hojas y 14 mapas plegados, dibujados por Nicholas de Fer (1646-1720) y grabados en cobre por De Winter. Encuadernación de época en piel, con lomera profusamente ornada. Este Tomo Primero contiene: Mapamundi, y los mapas de Europa, Francia, Imperio de Alemania, Países Bajos, Polonia, Rusia Blana, Suecia y Noruega, Dinamarca, Islas Británicas, España, Italia, Grecia (como la parte meridional de Turquía en Europa) y Hungría (como la parte septentrional de Turquía en Europa).

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        Saggi di naturali esperienze fatte nell'Accademia del Cimento?

      Firenze, Gio. Filippo Cocchi, 1691. 1691 Seconda edizione. In folio, c.nn. 8 e ritratto di Cosimo Terzo, dedicatario dell'opera, p. CCLXIX,b(20, ultima carta bianca). 75 tavole incise in rame a piena pagina nel testo. Capilettera, testatine e finalini. Ottimo esemplare. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pergamena. (Riccardi, 407; Gamba, 853).

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        Histoire de la Conquete du Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne, traduite de l'Espagnol de Don Antoine de Solis

      Paris: Couterot et Guerin. 1691. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition in French, translated from the Spanish, 1691. 4to, contemporary or original full calf gilt, red spine label, pp. (32), 625, index. With two maps and twelve plates, ten of which are folding, complete. Very good, light rubbing to joints and spine ends and corners, minor ex-library marks: remains of a bookplate on pastedown, oval old purple ink stamp on flyleaf, no other noted marks. Contents very good to fine: short narrow loss to inner flyleaf (2 inches by a third of an inch), minor occasional marginal soil and faint stains, plates all very nice and bright with little to no wear. RARE on the market.

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        TRAVELS OF SIR JOHN CHARDIN INTO PERSIA AND THE EAST INDIES THROUGH THE BLACK SEA, AND THE COUNTRY OF COLCHIS Containing the Author's Voyage from Paris to Ifpahan; illustrated with Twenty Five Copper Plates to which is added the coronation of the

      London: Chistopher Bateman, 1691. First edition. Good +. Full leather binding on boards; Binding is tight, boards fully attached, but inner paper hinges have been repaired (as has the edge of the title page.) Spine cover has crinkling and 2" x 1/4" piece missing, it is substantially darkened compared to the bo A fascinating account of early travels to the Middle East, nicely presented. Title page in red and black, marbled endpapers, gold tooling at board edges and on the turn-in. Date tooled at bottom of spine.

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        Le Antiche Lucerne Sepolcrali Figurate

      G.F. Buagni 1691 - FIRST EDITION of this beautifully illustrated work on clay oil lamps discovered in ancient Roman catacombs. ROME: G.F. BUAGNI, 1691. Folio, contemporary blind-panelled vellum, early ink title on spine. Three parts in one. Half-title, 116 fine copper engraved plates and 3 engraved sectional titles. Armorial bookplate (John Cator). Bowing to boards; upper joint split but holding. Clean throughout. A superb, crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leiturgiarion, si est’, Sluzhebnik ot Lyturgii S. Vasilia Ioanna [.]. Tretoe typom izdadne.

      Lwow, (Drukarnia Bratstva, Simeon Stawnitski), 1691. - (1 [statt 4]), 228, (40 [statt 44]) Bll. Durchgehend in rot und schwarz gedruckt; Text in ornamentaler Bordüre. Mit architektonischer Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre, großer Holzschnittvignette am Titel verso, 5 ganzseitigen und 2 kleineren Textholzschnitten sowie zahlreichen Zierstücken in Holzschnitt. Blindgepr. Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln. Folio. Seltene kirchenslawische Liturgie aus der Presse der Lemberger Bruderschaft, die die alte Offizin des slawischen Erstdruckers Iwan Fjodorow übernommen und eine rege Drucktätigkeit entfaltet hatte (liturgische Werke sowie pädagogische Schriften für die selbst betriebene Bruderschaftsschule). Die Presse spielte für das intellektuelle Leben der Ukraine und für die Apologie der dortigen orthodoxen Kirche eine wichtige Rolle, und Fjodorows Typen- und Holzschnittmaterial wurde bis ins 19. Jahrhundert weiterverwendet. Die Druckerei wurde 1788 auf Erlaß von Kaiser Joseph II. ins Stauropegion-Institut umgewandelt; ihr Ende kam erst mit der sowjetischen Besatzung 1939. - Teils etwas knittrig und stärker (finger-)fleckig. Kleinere Randeinrisse und Papierdurchbrüche zumeist alt hinterlegt (gelegentlich geringfügiger Textverlust); Titel alt angerändert. Einige zeitgenöss. hs. Marginalien und Textstreichungen. Gegenüber der Kollation bei Zapasko fehlen 3 Bll. Vorstücke und 3 Bll. am Schluß (dagegen erscheint insbesondere letzterer wie vorliegend komplett). Die Deckel mit Rankenwerksrollen verziert; am Vorderdeckel ein rhombisches Supralibros mit Kreuzigungsszene. Oberes Kapital defekt; große Bezugsfehlstelle am Vorderdeckel. Zapasko/Isaievych I, 668. OCLC 22067362.

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        An Exact Account of the Trial between Sir William Pritchard and Thomas Papillon (1689); The Arraignment, Trials, Conviction and Condemnation of Sir Rich. Grahme and John Ashton (1691);A True Narrative and Discovery of Several Very Remarkable Passages Relating to the Horrid Popish Plot as they Fell withing the Knowledge of Mr Miles Prance of Covent-Garden, Goldsmith (1679)

      The Arraignment, Trials, Conviction and Condemnation of Sir Rich. Grahme and John Ashton (1691);A True Narrative and Discovery of Several Very Remarkable Passages Relating to the Horrid Popish Plot as they Fell withing the Knowledge of Mr Miles Prance of Covent-Garden, Goldsmith (1679), 1679 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three scarce accounts of trials, one concerning the appointment of sheriffs, another Jacobite assassination plots, and the last events and depositions surrounding the Popish plot. The Exact Account of the Trial between Sir William Pritchard and Thomas Papillon 'in an action upon the case at the sessions of Nifi prius holden for the Court of King's Bench at the Guild-hall in the City of London, on Thursday the 6th of November, 1684. In Michaelmas Term, in the 36th Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second. Before Sir George Jefferies, Kt. and Baronet, then Lord Chief Justice of the said Court of King's Bench. To which is added, the matter of fact relating to election of sheriffs, as it was printedi n the year 1682'. The trials of Sir Richard Grahme and John Ashton 'for High-Treason against their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, in conspiring the deposition and death of their Majesties, the alteration of the present government, the invasion of this Kingdom of England by the French King, and raising a rebellion within this Kingdom against their Majesties. At the sessions of Gaol-Delivery of Newgate, holden for the county of Middlesex at Justice-Hall in the Old-Baily, on the 16th, 17th and 19th days of January, 1690 in the second year of their Majesties reign. To which are added, two letter taken at Dublin the 4th of July 1690. One from the late King James to the Pope, dated at Dublin, Novermber 26, 1689. The other from the Earl of Melfort, the said late King's principal secretary of state, sent to the late Queen, dated at Rome, May 2 1690'. Miles Prance's True Narrative and Discovery containing 'I. His despositions concerning the plot in general, and a particular design against the life of His Sacred Majesty. II. The whole proceedings touching the murther of Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey, and the particular circumstances thereof. III. A Conspiracy to murther the Right Honourable the Earl of Shaftsbury. IV. The Traiterous Intrigues and Immoralities of divers Popish priests'. Portrait frontispiece of Mr Miles Prance, 'discoverer of the Horrid Plott and the Murtherers of Sir E. B. Godfree' to the last account. Thomas Papillon (16231702) was an English merchant and politician, an influential figure in the City of London for half a century. Papillon's candidature for the shrievalty of London in 1682 became the occasion of a trial of strength between the court and the country parties. This case was tried before George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, PC (15 May 1645 18 April 1689), The Hanging Judge. Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston PC (24 September 16481695) was an English politician and diplomat. He became a Jacobite conspirator, but his reputation in the Jacobite community suffered when he gave evidence against his co-conspirators in exchange for a pardon. He hired John Ashton and two other men to carry out his plot, who were seized and tried. Miles Prance (fl. 1678) was an English Roman Catholic who was caught up in and perjured himself during the Popish Plot and the anti-Catholicism of London during the reign of Charles II. When James II came to the throne, Prance was tried. He was found guilty of perjury in 1686 and was fined 100, ordered to stand in the pillory, and to be whipped. Condition: Rebound in half calf. Externally, lovely smart spine and very sound, some marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned, particularly to the first and last pages of each pamphlet, and spotted, with some small spill burns. Slight loss to pages 23-26 of Pritchard trial, affecting the text of pages 25-6. Loss to to printing allowance page of the Miles Prance narrative. Overall: GOOD.

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        Then fordom stormächtigste, högborne furstes och herres herr Gustaff Adolphs, den andres och stores Sweriges, Göthes och Wändes etc.

      konung historia, och lefwernes beskrifning. Then förste deel. Författad och sammansatt aff Johan Widekindi. Stockholm, Sahl. N. Wankijfs tryckerij, 1691. Folio. Grav. extra titelblad,+ (4),+ 448,+ (12) s. Genomgående fläckig, med fuktrand inledningsvis, kraftigare fläckar s. 96-105, 114-123 och 368-371 Det graverade titelbladet uppfodrat i övre inre hörn och delvis klistrat på det tryckta titelbladet, litet lagat hål s. 131-132 med textförlust. Samtida skinnband, rikt men oxiderad guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind. Med äldre, delvis överstrukna namnteckningar. Ur Vegeholms bibliotek, med von Dübens exlibris, och ur Kurt Winbergs, med hans exlibris. Collijn sp. 1016. Warmholtz 3472. Åhlén 16.76. Allt som utkom. Upplagan förbjöds och drogs in och 763 av totalt 830 exemplar inlevererades till K. Archivum. Enligt Warmholtz förbjöds den för "åtskillige anstötlige utlåtelser, samt obehagliga sanningars skull". Riktigt så sällsynt som det ovannämnda låter påskina är den dock inte

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        Tachygraphy: The Most Exact and Compendious Method of Short and Swift Writing, that Hath Ever Yet Been Published By Any

      Thomas Milbourn, London, 1691. Later Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition. Neatly rebound in modern full calf. Degradation to page edges starting on page 39 and getting heavier towards the end with paper repairs along the edges; touching the running title but no other loss of text. The final engraved page with loss at the margins and border. A later edition of Shelton's short-hand system originally published in 1626 as "Short-Writing" and renamed Tachygraphy in 1635. It was quite popular, running through dozens of editions. It was the system famously used by Pepys in his diary and employed by Thomas Jefferson. Copies are surprisingly scarce given the number of printings, but they were likely much used and discarded. Extra engraved title; (viii), 43, (1). Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Inventory No: 043245. .

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        De romana republica, sive de re militari & civili romanorum, ad explicandos scriptores antiquos.

      Utrecht, Frans Halm, 1691. - 8vo. (22), 390 pp. With woodcut printer's device on title page, engr. frontispiece, 1 folding engr. tables, 1 folding engr. map, and 12 engr. plates (6 folding). Contemp. vellum with ms. title to spine and front cover. Edges sprinkled in red. Third edition of this frequently reprinted work (first printed in Paris in 1684). - The plates (mostly by T. Doesburgh and A. de Winter) show a map of classical Rome, costumes, circus games, a triumphal procession, coins, etc. - Occasionally slightly browned due to paper; altogether a pretty copy in an attractive contemporary vellum binding. De Backer/Sommervogel II, 691, 3. Cf. Brunet VI, 29165 (later eds.).

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        Ad suam historiam aethiopicam antehac editam commentarius

      Frankfurt: J.D.Zunner für M.Jacquet, 1691 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (315x198 mm), [6], 30, [2], 632 pp., title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, with 3 engr. portraits (2 in mezzotint) and 8 engr. plates (4 folding), a few leaves printed in red and black, somewhat browned and spotted in parts. Plates 6 and 7 undevided on a single leaf bound after p.168. Contemporary full vellum with colored edges, spine with author and title in script. A beautiful copy, with the rare portrait frontispiece of Ludolf. Complete with all the plates called for. --- Griep-L. 835 - Streit XVI, 4654 + 4827 - Gay 2658 - Paulitschke 1156 - "For about two centuries Ludolf's History has been the source from which travellers and writers of articles on Ethiopia... have drawn their information... the History...is still indispensable for the Ethiopic and Amharic scholar, both for its varied contents and accuracy of information". Budge, A History of Ethiopia, pp.183-184..

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        Priapeia, sive Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, tom. II : Joannis Boschii In T. Petronii Arbitri Satyricon notæ. Scholia Reinesii ad utrumque Petronium Arbitrum & Dalmatam. Joannis Schefferi De fragmenti hujus Traguriani vero auctore dissertatio. Fragmentum Quod Albae Graecae Recuperatum est Anno 1688

      1691. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: C. Decker. Later mottled calf. No general title page, no printer or date, apparently a surreptitious edition, attractive engraved title signed C. Decker; near miniature, binding measures 3 7/8" x 2 1/4". Old signature crossed out on verso of first section title with browning, unmarked internally otherwise. Some editions of the same material (lacking the final section) appear with a title dated 1590 (though presumed to be later), but this collection can be dated to ca. 1691 when the spurious fragment of the Satyricon "found" during the sacking of Belgrade in 1688 was first published. It appears here in the final section. The fragment was the source of much debate, even Leibniz weighed in, and though found to be fallacious, was reprinted and included in editions into the 20th century. 58, 87, [1], 502, (39) p. Size: 32mo. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: C. Decker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Erotica; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043196. .

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        A DIALOGUE CONCERNING WOMAN, BEING A DEFENCE OF THE SEX, written to Eugenia

      London:: R. Bentley and J. Tonson,, 1691.. First Edition. 8vo, pp.(viii)1-134, (2 blank). Bound in contemporary, neatly speckled calf (worn along the hinge, spine stamping worn off). Preface by John Dryden. Although not uncommon in institutional holdings, we have not had a copy since 1985; there is only one listing in ABPC for the last 25 years. NCBEL II, 446 & 448. Wing, W-646A, Macdonald 136; Grolier 945; Grolier, Wither to Prior, 945; NUC locates 10 copies; Kanner p. 181. Walsh (1663-1708), was a man of fashion as well as a critic, poet, and member of Parliament. After the death of his father, he divided his time between the pursuits of a country gentleman and those of a conspicuously well-dressed, amorous beau in London. He joined the wits at Will's Coffee House in Covent Garden, presided over by Dryden. Ostensibly addressing himself to his mistress, Walsh dissects the attacks on women in contemporary literature with a strident defense of the intellectual potential of women and argues for the equality of women. Attacking the stereotypes that had been promulgated by anti-feminists, he reviews the biographies of notable women and defends them. Despite the subtitle, Walsh hedges his bets and agrees with some of the criticism of women as well. The addressee, "Eugenia," is believed to be the countess of Kingston, one of Walsh's mistresses. The most notable of his writings is the present work and his Letters and Poems, amorous and gallant (1692). His chief claim to fame is his early championship of the young Alexander Pope, who printed their correspondence in 1735. Of particular interest is the 6-page preface by Dryden in which he praises Walsh "that one so young, cou'd have treated so nice a subject with so much judgement.

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        The History Of The Rebellions in England,Scotland and Ireland: Wherein the Most Material Passages,SeigesBattles,Policies and Stratogems of the War are Impartially Related on Both Sides,From the Year 1640 to the Beheading of the Duke of Monmouth in 1685

      1691. London,Printed for L.Meredith at the Angell in Amen Corner,and T.Newborough at the Golden Ball In St Paul`s Churchyard.1691 1st ed 8 vo.Engraved Frontis,Title,Publisher to reader ( 4) Contents (7) 348 pages Advertisement leaves (4).Binding is full original blind stamped calf rebacked with raised bands,gilt lettered black label.New endpapers.Small repair to the first leaf of the text and some browning throughout otherwise a good clean copy.( Wing 440). 1st. Full Blind Stamped Calf. V.Good/No d/wrapper. 7 1/2 "x 5 ". History.

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        [Opera] Sei Scripta, Quae Extant, Omnia, et Historica, et Rhetorica

      Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni, 1691. Two volumes in one - [16], 792, 169, [3]; [12], 280, 94pp. Near contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spine in seven panels, later morocco title label to second panel, remaining with central gilt fleuron device, covers with central gilt coat of arms of The Hague and gilt fleuron corner pieces and ties (bottom ties missing). Vellum grubby, boards splayed, slightly rubbed. Internally lightly browned and often lightly foxed throughout, light damp staining to margins, L3 and L4 misbound. Book label to front pastedown. Dutch school (Scholae Haganae) prize binding, with long inscription to ffep opposite title (dated 1696). Titles in red and black, parallel Greek / Latin text. Harwood is scathing about this edition, calling it "in every aspect the most wretched edition of a Greek book that a scholar can be condemned to read" (Harwood page 55); Moss I:409. Reprint. Full Vellum. Good. Folio.

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        HISTORY OF THE REBELLIONS IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND

      1691. MANLEY, Roger. THE HISTORY OF THE REBELLIONS IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND: wherein, the most Material Passages, Sieges, Battles, Policies and Stratagems of War, are impartially Related on both Sides; from the Year 1640. to the Beheading of the Duke of Monmouth in 1685. In three parts. London: Printed for L. Meredith at the Angel in Amen-Corner, and T. Newborough at the Golden Ball in St. Paul's-Church-Yard, 1691. First English-language edition (it was originally published in 1686 in Latin with the title 'Commentariorum de Rebellione Anglicana...'), but with a cancel title-leaf on which line 14 of the title has been corrected to read "1685." Frontispiece portrait of Charles I engraved by R. White. Octavo. An incomplete copy lacking text pages 201-208: [16],159,[1],169-200,209- 348,[4] pp. The last four pages are publisher's ads. Early ink ownerships on ffep. (Richard Burrow), on first 'Contents' page (Wm. Burrow), and on the last ad page (Wm. Turbutt). In a worn contemporary binding with cracked joints, though the boards are still tenuously attached. The leather has darkened and is dried and scaling in places, with cracked joints. The frontispiece and text leaves are generally clean but for some scattered minor foxing or, occasionally, a small blemish. A scarce title, it is offered as is due to the missing text pages. (Wing M440; Arber's Term Cat. II 346; Graesse IV 366; Lowndes (1871) II 1464).

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        1. A Letter from Major General Ludlow to Sir E. S. ; 2. A Letter from General Ludlow to Dr. Hollingworth.

      Amsterdam 1691 - Full titles: 1. A Letter from Major General Ludlow to Sir E. S. Comparing the tyranny of the first four Years of King Charles the Martyr, with the Tyranny of the Late Abdicated King. 2. A Letter from General Ludlow to Dr. Hollingworth, Their Majesties Chaplain At St. Botolph-Aldgate. Defending his former Letter to Sir E. S. 1691; 1692. 30, viii, 72 p. Respined half leather. Some shelf wear and minor chip in spine. First title page has 2" square cut out (and professionally repaired). Ink writing on both title pages; second title page has ink spills and dampness stain which extends for a few pages. Pages darkened. Some foxing. Second title page has library stamp on rear. Ink on pages 31 and 72 of second part. Pages 57 onwards have dampness stains around margins. The name Edmund Ludlow is a pseudonym for a Republican pamphleteer whose identity remains unknown. Sir Edward Seymour (1633-1708), the "E.S." to which these letters are directed, was Speaker of the House and a well-known Royalist. The postscript on pages 29-30 prints "The prayer of King Charles, stiled A Prayer in time of captivity" beside, in a parallel column, "The Prayer of Pamela (to an heathen deity) being under imprisonment," taken from Sir Philip Sideney's "Arcadia." The second letter attacks Richard Hollingworth (1639?-1701), another ardent Royalist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paradoxal Discourse, Oder: Ungemeine Meynungen Von dem Macrocosmo und Microcosmo, Das ist: Von der Grossen und kleinern Welt und derselben Vereinigung mit einander, Worinnen Von der Sonnen, Mond und Sternen, und ihrer Würckung und Einfluß, Wie auch insonderheit Von dem Menschen, Thieren, Erdgewächsen, Metallen und Mineralien, Steinen und Saltzen sampt andern curiösen Dingen auß der Erfahrung nachdencklich gehandelt wird

      Hamburg, Liebernickel 1691.. Mit 2 ganzseit. Textholzschnitten. Tit., 369 (recte 389) S. Prgt. d. Zt. VD17 12:643554M: Brüning 2678; Ferguson I, 379; Ferchl 224; Duveen 284. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Helmont war der wichtigste Alchemist und Naturforscher im Gefolge des Paracelsus. - Die englische Originalausgabe war 1685 erschienen. - Ohne die beiden Blätter Inhaltsverzeichnis nach dem Titel. Gebräunt und gering fleckig.

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        PARADISE LOST. A POEM IN TWELVE BOOKS

      London: Printed for Richard Bently in Covent-garden, and Jacob Tonson in Chancery-lane near Fleetstreet, 1691. First illustrated edition, first folio edition. Second issuance and printing, sold and printed in 1691. The first issuance of the illustrated edition was in 1688. This printing is more rare than the first. A copy with fine provenance, being the Kimbolton Castle copy with their small ownership label and identifying marks on the inner pastedown. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 12 copperplate engravings by Burgess and P. P. Bouche after John Baptist Medina. Folio c. (320 x 197 mm), bound in the original contemporary paneled calf, the spine panel sometime expertly and sympathetically replaced to style incorporating the original red morocco lettering label gilt. iv, 336 pp. A very pleasing, crisp, large copy, with wide borders. A well preserved copy of this very rare book. THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED AND FIRST FOLIO EDITION, SECOND ISSUANCE AND PRINTING. This is also one of the earliest examples of a book published by subscription as was the case with the first printing. In Five Centuries of Book Illustration (1988) Edward Hodnett calls this "the earliest serious effort to illustrate an important work of English poetry;" and in Francis Barlow: First Master of English Book Illustration he goes further and declares it "the only major English literary work with important engraved illustrations in the seventeenth century." The book was co-published by Tonson with Richard Bentley, and as with all of Tonson's more elaborate books this is printed on high-quality paper in a large, very handsome type. The copperplate engravings have a dramatic power that was only matched 200 years later by John Martin's gloomy mezzotints. Milton revived the heroic verse of Homer and Virgil to frame the tale of Satan and Paradise that has become the best-known epic poem written in English. He had difficulty in finding a publisher because of the plague of 1665, which killed many pressmen, and the Great Fire of the previous year, which destroyed many printing houses—and those publishers who were still operating were wary of the project because of Milton's anti-Restoration sympathies.

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        Plate volume to Vignola and Aviler's Cours d'architecture

      Paris: Nicolas Langlois. ca. 1691-1730. Hardcover. Good +. Plate volume, hardcover oblong quarto, 8.5 x 13 inches. In marbled paper boards. Bound without title page, attribution determined from matching plates to online copies. Featuring 102 pages of wonderfully engraved plates, sometimes 2 or more on a page with 5 folding leaves. Plates are in generally very good condition with a faint tidemark to about fifteen pages. Binding is good with exposed edges and joints, though still tight and holding firm. While OCLC records for this book date it 1691, the printing appears to be closer to 1730s. A wonderful plate volume feauturing virtually all aspects of architectural ornament, each captioned in French.

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        Julius Caesar. A Tragedy

      London: by H[enry]. H[ills]. Jun. for Hen Herringman and R Bentley, and sold by Joseph Knight and Francis Saunders,, [after 1691]. As it is now Acted at the Theatre Royal. Quarto (227 × 166 mm). Early twentieth-century full red morocco by Riviere & Son, spine gilt in compartments between raised bands, sides ruled in gilt with a French fillet, gilt inner dentelles, gilt edges. Housed in a flat back cloth solander box. Joints neatly restored, paper age-toned as usual with seventeenth-century quartos, but a very good copy, well-margined all round. An unusually good example of an early quarto edition, surviving examples of which are commonly found trimmed and in poor condition. There is no lifetime quarto of Julius Caesar, which was first published in the first folio in 1623, that text being the sole authority for the play. Unusually for a major Shakespeare play, the text suffered no adaptation in the Restoration. The play was revived by Thomas Killigrew's King's Company in 1672, using the original text, with Charles Hart initially playing Brutus. Thomas Betterton (1635–1710), generally recognized as "the greatest English actor between Burbage and Garrick", took the part in later productions and is here listed in the part, with his boyhood friend Edward Kynaston as Antony. The quarto was first published by Herringman in 1684, the year he turned over the retail side of his business to Francis Saunders and his partner Joseph Knight, and the year before he published Shakespeare's fourth folio. It was followed by four undated reprints with closely similar imprints to this, and a 1691 edition with an imprint mentioning only Herringman and Bentley. In 1969 John W. Velz superseded Henrietta C. Bartlett's 1913 bibliographical ordering of these players' quartos. He regards the 1691 edition as the second authorized edition and identifies this edition as the first (QU1) of three undated reprints: unauthorized editions printed by Henry Hills Junior, the printer of the 1684 first quarto, most likely in the date range 1695–1700. But it is not the fourth and last of the undated piracies, which is not a Restoration quarto and has a different text showing signs of annotation from Rowe, which Velz therefore dates "from sometime after 1710, probably from sometime after 1714" (p. 181). This edition descends directly from the 1684 edition, and was probably issued in direct competition to Herringman's 1691 edition, for which Hills was not re-employed as printer.

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        Gulielmi Camdeni, et illustrium virorum ad G. Camdenum Epistolae. The Correspondence of William Camden

      London - Richard Chiswell, 1691 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The scarceposthumously published collection of William Camden's correspondence and epistles. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Recently rebacked. In Latin. The first leaf bears half-title on recto and portrait on verso. Includes a life of William Camden by Thomas Smith. The second part of the work has a half-title, Gulielmi Camdeni Annales ab anno 1603, ad annum 1623. The full extent of Camden's involvement in the intellectual, political, and international affairs of his generation also goes beyond his published writing and the professional offices that he held. A fuller measure of this involvement can be gathered from his correspondence, a significant part of which is collected in Thomas Smith's edition, V. cl. Gulielmi Camdeni et illustrium virorum ad G. Camdenum epistolae (1691), which also contains a reasonably full Latin life of Camden -ODNB. William Camden, 1551-1623, historian and herald. Camden's intellectual and literary legacy to his own and succeeding generations has been considerable. His work and friendship exerted both direct and indirect influence on writers and historians and helped transform the methods of historical enquiry and the forms and genres of their work. He had a profound interest in imaginary literature as well as in the many different forms of non-fiction writing, and he had exceptionally strong ties with the literary world, including such men as Sidney, Spenser, Jonson, Drayton, and William Browne -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight rubbing to the extremities. Internally the pages have some browning with isolated spotting. Browning and foxing, with slight chipping is prominent to the first and last few pages. There is a light tidemark from the frontis to page 20 to the lower section of the pages, and light tidemarks to the top margin of the later pages 102-116. There is a small coloured annotation to the title page, and an 'Catalogued' ink stamp to the verso of the title page. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Planisphero Del Mondo Vecchio Maior Del Mondo Nuovo Descritto

      Venice,: circa, 1691.. Engraved map, 450 x 615 mm.; some small repairs, small section of restoration along the old central fold near the Persian Gulf, but in overall good condition, framed. A very fine map of the Eastern Hemisphere by the great Venetian cartographer Coronelli, which combines 'the most up-to-date cartographic information with elegant engraving and restrained accompanying decoration' (Shirley).Coronelli (1650-1718) was Italy's finest seventeenth-century cartographer, famous for a pair of globes he made for Louis XIV. He was a member of the Franciscan order, of which he became general, and founder of the learned society Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti. Coronelli is highly regarded for his tireless efforts of cartographic research. He was involved in the production of some four hundred maps all of which he drew, engraved and printed.This Eastern Hemisphere map features a decorative coat-of-arms and descriptive text with astrological symbols at the side. Australia is reasonably well delineated with the discoveries of Tasman's second voyage taken into account. Notes refer to the discoveries of "Terra de Concordia" (1618), "Terra d'Edels" (1619), "Terra de Lewin" (1622), "Terra di Pietro Nuyts" (1627), as well as the island of "San Francisco" (off the south coast, mapped by Nuyts and Thijssen), as well as generally the "Terra di Diemen" and "Terra di Arnhem". Also marked are the "Rocher de Frederic Outman" (Houtmans Abrolhos, referring to the shoals on which the Batavia wrecked in 1629) and, just to their south, "Isole d'Edels Turtel Duyf" (the Turtle Dove Shoals, mapped by Hessel Gerritsz in 1627).A massive "Terra Australe Incognita" dominates the bottom of the map, but is here little more than a vaguely suggested outline with, to the south-west of Cape Horn, the "Terra de Pappagalli, creduta fauolosa" - the land of the Parrots, thought to be fabulous.Shirley, 548, pl. 383; Tooley, 348.

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        Guida de' forestieri... di Pozzoli, Baja, Miseno, Cuma, ed altri luoghi convicini... -

      Napoli, Bulifon, 1691.In-12. Legatura coeva in pergamena. Con un'antiporta figurata, una veduta più volte ripieg. e 11 tavv. f.t. inc. in rame. (20, incl. antip. fig.), 160, (8) pp. Guida assai apprezzata, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1685 ed ancora ristampata nel tardo '700. Lozzi 3833. Fossati Bellani 3866. Borroni II, 7732-3.

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        Priapeia, sive Diversorum poetarum in Priapum lusus, tom. II : Joannis Boschii In T. Petronii Arbitri Satyricon notæ. Scholia Reinesii ad utrumque Petronium Arbitrum & Dalmatam. Joannis Schefferi De fragmenti hujus Traguriani vero auctore dissertatio. Fragmentum Quod Albae Graecae Recuperatum est Anno 1688

      1691. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: C. Decker. Later mottled calf. No general title page, no printer or date, apparently a surreptitious edition, attractive engraved title signed C. Decker; near miniature, binding measures 3 7/8" x 2 1/4". Old signature crossed out on verso of first section title with browning, unmarked internally otherwise. Some editions of the same material (lacking the final section) appear with a title dated 1590 (though presumed to be later), but this collection can be dated to ca. 1691 when the spurious fragment of the Satyricon "found" during the sacking of Belgrade in 1688 was first published. It appears here in the final section. The fragment was the source of much debate, even Leibniz weighed in, and though found to be fallacious, was reprinted and included in editions into the 20th century. 58, 87, [1], 502, (39) p. Size: 32mo. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: C. Decker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Erotica; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043196. .

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        Saggi di Naturali Esperienze fatte nell?Accademia del Cimento, sotto la protezione del Serenissimo Principe Leopoldo di Toscana e descritte dal segretario di essa Accademia. Seconda edizione..

      Firenze, Gio. Filippo Cecchi, 1691.In -folio, pp. (16) CCLXIX (1) (10). Con il ritratto a piena pagina di Cosimo III, inciso in rame da Arnoldus van Westerhout, 75 figure inc. in rame a piena pagina raffiguranti gli strumenti scientifici utilizzati per gli esperimenti. Testate, capilettera e finalini incisi. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con stemma calcografico dell?Accademia del Cimento. Legatura pergamena rigida dell?epoca, titoli su tassello. Esemplare in eccezionale stato di freschezza. L'Accademia del Cimento, fu la prima società scientifica organizzata. Fu fondata a Firenze nel 1657 con il patrocinio del principe Leopoldo e del Granduca Ferdinando II de 'Medici. Tra i suoi membri figuravano Vincenzo Viviani, allievo di Galileo e di Torricelli, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Francesco Redi, Nicola Stenone e Lorenzo Magalotti. Lo stesso Magalotti compilò i ?Saggi di naturali Esperienze?, che descrivevano gli esperimenti condotti sulla pressione dell?aria, sugli effetti del vuoto, il congelamento dei liquidi, le proprietà del calore, la propagazione del suono e della luce, sulla calamita, sull'ambra e su altre sostanze considerate conduttori di elettricità. L?opera raccoglie inoltre gli studi sul perfezionamento dell'igrometro, del barometro a mercurio e del termometro. Provenienza: Marino Parenti (ex libris). Cfr. Riccardi, II, 407; Brunet, V, 29; Cinti, 163.

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        Plate volume to Vignola and Aviler's Cours d'architecture

      Nicolas Langlois Paris: Nicolas Langlois. ca. 1691-1730. Hardcover. Good +. Plate volume, hardcover oblong quarto, 8.5 x 13 inches. In marbled paper boards. Bound without title page, attribution determined from matching plates to online copies. Featuring 102 pages of wonderfully engraved plates, sometimes 2 or more on a page with 5 folding leaves. Plates are in generally very good condition with a faint tidemark to about fifteen pages. Binding is good with exposed edges and joints, though still tight and holding firm. While OCLC records for this book date it 1691, the printing appears to be closer to 1730s. A wonderful plate volume feauturing virtually all aspects of architectural ornament, each captioned in French.

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        Philonos Iudaiu Syngrammata. Philonis Judaei. Omnia quae extant opera. Ex accuratissima Sigismundi Gelenii, & (et) aliorum interpretatione, partim ab AdrianoTurnebo, Professore Regio, e Christianissimi Regis Bibliotheca, partim a Davide Hoeschelio ex Augustana, edita & illustrata. Huic novissimae editioni accessere Variae lectiones & elegantissimus ejusdem Philonis, De Septenario libellus, & De Providentia Dei fragmenta.

      1 leeres Bl., Titelblatt (rot/schwarz) mit gestoch. Titelvignette, 5 unpag. Bll., 35 Bll. mit "Index", 1200 S. + 20 unpag. Bll. mit "Variae Lectiones", "Notationes D.H. (= Davidis Hoeschelli) in Phillonis", + "Rolandi Petreii Notae- In Philonem Judaeum, de Officio Judicis". Zeitgen. Pergamenteinband. Folio. Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar mit sauberem Druck. Ebert 16714; Fürst III, 88; VD17 14:019916A - Nachdruck der Ausgabe Paris 1640. Griechisch - lateinische Parallelausgabe. Philo Iudaeus oder Philo Alexandrinus ( 25/10 v.Chr .- 40/50 n. Chr.) gilt als der bedeutendste Denker des hellenistischen Judentums.

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        INSTITUTIONES JURIS ex Principiis Juris Naturae, Gentium & Civilis, tum Romani, tum Germanici, ad usum fori hodierni accomodatae, quibus Textus Justinianeus retentus - Titulus Pandectarum de diversis Regulis Juris antiqui - Supplementum Regularum Juris - Titutlus Pandectarum de verborum significatione - Methodus qua textus juris recte atque ordine resolvi...

      Johannis Friderici Spoor 1691 in 8°, pp. 22 nn., 688, 6 nn., 188, 130 nn., 196, 8 nn., 2 nn., 13, 5 b., per 4 testi distinti in un unico grosso vol.; p/perg. coeva, front. in rosso e nero, test. e capil. incisi in xilog, una bella tav. a doppia pag. indicante lo "Schema graduum consanguinitatis". Ottimo esempl., molto ben conservato. Raro. 632/22

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        HISTORY OF THE REBELLIONS IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND

      1691. MANLEY, Roger. THE HISTORY OF THE REBELLIONS IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND: wherein, the most Material Passages, Sieges, Battles, Policies and Stratagems of War, are impartially Related on both Sides; from the Year 1640. to the Beheading of the Duke of Monmouth in 1685. In three parts. London: Printed for L. Meredith at the Angel in Amen-Corner, and T. Newborough at the Golden Ball in St. Paul's-Church-Yard, 1691. First English-language edition (it was originally published in 1686 in Latin with the title 'Commentariorum de Rebellione Anglicana...'), but with a cancel title-leaf on which line 14 of the title has been corrected to read "1685." Frontispiece portrait of Charles I engraved by R. White. Octavo. An incomplete copy lacking text pages 201-208: [16],159,[1],169-200,209- 348,[4] pp. The last four pages are publisher's ads. Early ink ownerships on ffep. (Richard Burrow), on first 'Contents' page (Wm. Burrow), and on the last ad page (Wm. Turbutt). In a worn contemporary binding with cracked joints, though the boards are still tenuously attached. The leather has darkened and is dried and scaling in places, with cracked joints. The frontispiece and text leaves are generally clean but for some scattered minor foxing or, occasionally, a small blemish. A scarce title, it is offered as is due to the missing text pages. (Wing M440; Arber's Term Cat. II 346; Graesse IV 366; Lowndes (1871) II 1464).

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        Histoire du roy louis le grand par les medailles, emblemes, devises, jettons, inscriptions, armoiries, et autres monuments publics. a paris, i.b. nolin, 1691.

      Cm. 31, frontespizio figurato, una carta di dedica, una grande veduta ripiegata della Place des Victoires + 62 tavole incise. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Saga om k.

      Oloff Tryggwaszon i Norrege hwilken hafwer warit den berömligste och lofligste konungh i Norlanden/ och därsammestädes christendomen först och lyckeligst utwidgat. Sammanskrefwen på gammal swenska eller gothiska af Odde Munck som war i Omgeyrum wid Watns-dal norr i Islandh. Nu på nya swenskan/ sampt det latiniske språket öfwersatt af Jacob Jsthmen Reenhielm åhr effter Christi bördh 1691. Historia Olai Tryggwæ filii in Norrigia. Laudatissimi olim & maxime incluti in septentrione regis, qui omnium primus atque maximo cum successu christianam religionem ibidem propagasse fertur. Idiomate gothico s. suevico vetusto primum condita ab Oddo Monacho Islando nunc in linguam hodiernam sueticam, quin & latialem translata a Jacobo Jstmenio Reenhielm. Uppsala, (H. Keyser II), 1691. 4:o. (8),285,(29),1-4,7-116 s. Med en träsnittsillustration i texten på s. 76 i andra pagineringsföljden. Trasigt samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind. Maskangrepp på ryggen och delvis bortnött pärmpapper. Pärmhörnen är defekta och bakre pärmens trä bräckt uppifrån och ned. Försättsbladet saknas. Inlagan med ställvisa maskangrepp och sporadiska bläck-, fukt- och solkfläckar. En kraftig rostfläck med obetydlig bokstavsförlust på s. 131-32 och några små maskangrepp i texten på s. 181-95. Några blad felbundna i början. Gammal namnteckning (Ulfsparre) på titelbladet och John Edvard Berghs namnteckning på insidan av främre pärmen.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 661. Fiske Catalogue of the Icelandic collection s. 434. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 2605. Bibliotheca Rudbeckiana 741. Varken i Collijn eller Fiske är hoppet i andra pagineringsföljden uppmärksammat. Utgiven av Olof Rudbeck och enligt Johannes Rudbeck tryckt på hans tryckeri. Collijn anger däremot Keyser. Reenhielms avslutande noter ska enligt Warmholtz ha tryckts redan 1683. Med en hyllningsvers på isländska av Gudmundur Olofsson på den sista sidan av preliminärbladen

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        PITTURE SCELTE E DICHIARATE.

      In-4 gr. (mm. 375x246), p. pelle bazana coeva (lievi abras.), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, pp.num. 222, con bella antiporta allegorica e grande vignetta sia al frontesp. che alla dedica ("Alla serenissima Repubblica di Venezia") inc. in rame; ornato da grandi capilett., testate e finali inc. su legno. Importante raccolta di 40 bellissime tavole, di cui 19 a doppia pag. - inc. in rame per lo più da N.R. Cochin - che riproducono soprattutto capolavori della pittura veneziana (Calliari, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Contarini..). Ogni tav. è dettagliatamente descritta dall'autrice, figlia del celebre medico-numismata parigino Charles Patin. Cfr. Brunet,IV,439 e Cicognara,3432 che citano l'ediz. in latino, pubblicata sempre nel 1691 ma a Padova: "Contiene un numero considerabile di stampe tratte da quadri.. Sono 40 tavole difficili a trovarsi" - Schlosser Magnino, p. 500 - Michel,VI, p. 87 precisa: "Charlotte-Catherine Patin (XVII sec.), de Paris, résidant a Padoue, Accademica Ricovrata di Padova, detta la Diserta". Bella ediz. su carta pesante. Nel ns. esempl. aloni al marg. interno bianco sulle ultime 4 cc. (2 sono state anche rinforzate), altrim. ben conservato.

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        Oloff Tryggwasson i Norrege hwilken hafwer warit den berömligste och lofligste konungh i Norlanden, och därsammestädes christendomen först och lyckeligst utwidgat.

      Sammanskrefwen på gammal swenska eller gothiska af Odde Munck som war i Omgeyrum wid Watns-dal norr i Islandh nu på nya swenskan, samt det latinske språket öfwersatt at Jacob Isthmen Reenhielm regni antiquario åhr effter Christi bördh 1691. Historia Olai Tryggwæ filii in Norrigia laudatissimi olim & maxime incluti in septentrione regis, qui omnium primus atque maximo cum succes[su] christianam religionem ibidem propagasse fertur idiomate gothio f. svevico vetusto primum condita ab Oddo Monacho Islando [nunc] in lingvam hodiernam sveticam, quin & latialem translata a Jacobo Istmenio Reenhielm regni antiquario. Uppsala, (H. Keyser), 1691. 4:o. (8),+ 285,+ (29),+ 1-4, 7-116 s. Träsnittsillustration på sid. 76 i kommentarerna. Titelbladet lagat med liten textförlust på ett ord och två bokstäver, vilka är ersatta av äldre bläckhandskrift. Enstaka fläckar, något fulare på sid. 131-132 och 235. Välbevarat hfrbd från mitten av 1700-talet med guldornerad rygg och röd titeletikett, stänkmarmorerade snitt. Med J. Falckmans äldre överstrukna namnteckning på titelsidan, J. Björnstiernas namnteckning i bläck på frampärmens insida och L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Collijn sp. 661f. Fiskes. 434. Warmholtz 2605. Bibl. Rudbeckiana 741. Schück III, s. 78ff. Varken i Collijn eller Fiske är hoppet i andra pagineringsföljden uppmärksammat. Utgiven av Olof Rudbeck och, enligt Johannes Rudbeck, tryckt på dennes tryckeri. Collijn anger däremot Keyser som tryckare. Reenhielms avslutande noter, som är dedicerade till verkets finansiär, drottning Kristina, ska enligt Warmholtz ha tryckts redan 1683, men, som Schück påvisar, kan de inte ha trycks före 1690. Detta är den andra utgåvan av den isländska originaltexten, och med en svensk och latinsk översättning samt med Reenhielms kommentarer och register. Den första upplagan av den isländska texten var Theodor Thorlacius utgåva, tryckt 1689 i Skalholt på Island. Reenhielms styvfar, Olof Verelius, gav dock redan 1665 ut ett urval av den isländska texten, men endast sex kapitel. En avskrift av det isländska manuskriptet gjordes även av Jonas Rugman, enligt Reenhielm endast åtta kapitel, och Reenhielm bedyrar i företalet att han inte använt sig av denna för sin utgåva. Schück visar dock att Rugman hade avskrivit hela texten i Köpenhamn 1665 efter en av Worm ägd kodex, och dessutom att denna kompletta avskrift via Verelius kommit i Reenhielms ägo, varför den isländska texten bör betecknas som Rugmans. Även översättningen till svenska är troligen delvis utförd av Rugman

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        VOCABOLARIO DEGLI ACCADEMICI DELLA CRUSCA in questa terza impressione Nuovamente corretto, e copiosamente accresciuto.

      In Firenze Nella Stamperia dell'Accademia della Crusca 1691 3 volumi in folio. pagine 1 carta bianca + occhietto + III + 374 + 1 carta bianca + 1 carta bianca + occhietto + 926 + 1 carta bianca + 1 carta bianca + occhietto + 907 + 1 carta bianca. Le pagine del secondo e del terzo volume sono numerate prograssivamente ed in totale 1834. Legatura 900esca in mezza pelle marrone. Titolo oro e nervature al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Testo su due colonne. Frontespizio con grande impresa della Crusca (il "frullone") incisa da Francesco Nacci e recante il motto "Il più bel fior ne coglie". Ex-Libris ad ogni volume. Ottima e fresca copia marginosa. Cfr. Gamba p. 487 N° 2264   L'Accademia della Crusca venne fondata verso il 1580 a Firenze da un gruppo di persone (fra i quali ricordiamo Anton Francesco Grazzini e Lionardo Salviati) come risposta alla pedanteria dell'Accademia fiorentina. Il loro intento era quello di separare il fior di farina (la buona lingua) dalla crusca. Il frullone, che i mugnai utilizzano per operare questa separazione, venne adottato come simbolo dell'Accademia; il famoso verso di Petrarca "il più bel fior ne coglie" ne divenne invece il motto. Assumendo Dante, Petrarca e Boccaccio come riferimento (ma anche autori successivi o non fiorentini), svilupparono un vocabolario (1590 - 1612) che, da allora, venne preso a riferimento come modello dell'italiano letterato. La prima edizione, venne stampata a Venezia del 1612 da Giovanni Alberti. Il successo andò oltre ogni aspettativa: questa realizzazione, che era di fatto la prima opera lessicografica dedicata ad una lingua moderna, si impose molto velocemente in Italia e all'estero. Il vocabolario venne riedito più volte nei secoli successivi fino al 1923, quando Giovanni Gentile (Ministro della Pubblica Istruzione) ordinò l'interruzione della compilazione e della stampa del vocabolario.

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        Histoire Ecclesiastique

      1691. Very Good. Fleury, Claude (and Jean Claude Fabre). HISTOIRE ECCLESIASTIQUE, par Mr. Fleury, Pretre, Abbe de Loc-Dieu, sous-precepteur de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne & de Monseigneur le Duc d'Anjou. Paris: Pierre Emery (etc.), 1691(-1738). Quarto. 36 volumes. First edition. A beautiful set in full mottled calf, gilt, with lettering-pieces and five raised bands to spines. Probably bound at publication of the final volume. Title woodcut, and copper-engraved headpiece with history scene to each volume, mostly by Sebastien LeClerc. Volumes 21-36, by Fabre, are subtitled "Pour servir decontinuation a celle de Monsieur l'Abbe Fleury." Beginning with Volume 20 the imprints vary to include Jean Mariette, Saugrain, Pierre Martin, and Hippolyte-Louis Guerin. A thorough theological, historical, and anecdotal chronicle of the Catholic Church from the time of the Evangelists to 1595. A standard work, first published in 1691 and reprinted many times. Small losses to three spine ends, wear to extremities, and small superficial cracks to hinges of six volumes; occasional light waterstaining, but on the whole a very good copy. The OCLC shows only one other copy of the first edition, at Yale.

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        Observationum Anatomico-Chirurgicarum Centuria Accedit Catalogus Rariorum, quae in Museo Ruyschiano asservantur

      Amsterdam: H. en Weduwe T. Boom, 1691 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Observationum Anatomico-Chirurgicarum Centuria Accedit Catalogus Rariorum, quae in Museo Ruyschiano asservantur..., two parts in one. Amsterdam: H. en Weduwe T. Boom, 1691, 4to. (233 x 183 mm), [16], 138, [2] pp.; [4], 3-120 pp., first title-page printed in red and black, woodcut device on both titles, 46 engr. plates (including two folding) and some woodcuts in text, ink library stamps to titles and plates, occasional fraying to edges of some plates, contemp. vellum, spine lettered in manuscript. ---- DSB XIII, pp. 40-41; Wellcome IV, p. 597; Osler 3868; Waller 8337; Krivatsy 10071; Hirsch-H. IV, 934. - First edition. The first part containing 100 anatomicial and surgical observations by Ruysch, and the second part containing the first descriptive account of his famous anatomical museum. Displayed in several rented houses in Amsterdam, the museum was a major attraction for foreign visitors. In 1717, Ruysch sold his collection to Peter the Great for 30,000 guilders. In this text of practical observations in medicine and surgery, Ruysch presents the results of one hundred studies and illustrates many of them with excellent engravings, many of which are undoubtedly enhanced by his injection techniques (H.o.H. 613)..

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        VOCABOLARIO DEGLI ACCADEMICI DELLA CRUSCA in questa terza impressione Nuovamente corretto, e copiosamente accresciuto.

      In Firenze Nella Stamperia dell'Accademia della Crusca 1691 3 volumi in folio. pagine 1 carta bianca + occhietto + III + 374 + 1 carta bianca + 1 carta bianca + occhietto + 926 + 1 carta bianca + 1 carta bianca + occhietto + 907 + 1 carta bianca. Le pagine del secondo e del terzo volume sono numerate prograssivamente ed in totale 1834. Legatura 900esca in mezza pelle marrone. Titolo oro e nervature al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Testo su due colonne. Frontespizio con grande impresa della Crusca (il "frullone") incisa da Francesco Nacci e recante il motto "Il più bel fior ne coglie". Ex-Libris ad ogni volume. Ottima e fresca copia marginosa. Cfr. Gamba p. 487 N° 2264   L'Accademia della Crusca venne fondata verso il 1580 a Firenze da un gruppo di persone (fra i quali ricordiamo Anton Francesco Grazzini e Lionardo Salviati) come risposta alla pedanteria dell'Accademia fiorentina. Il loro intento era quello di separare il fior di farina (la buona lingua) dalla crusca. Il frullone, che i mugnai utilizzano per operare questa separazione, venne adottato come simbolo dell'Accademia; il famoso verso di Petrarca "il più bel fior ne coglie" ne divenne invece il motto. Assumendo Dante, Petrarca e Boccaccio come riferimento (ma anche autori successivi o non fiorentini), svilupparono un vocabolario (1590 - 1612) che, da allora, venne preso a riferimento come modello dell'italiano letterato. La prima edizione, venne stampata a Venezia del 1612 da Giovanni Alberti. Il successo andò oltre ogni aspettativa: questa realizzazione, che era di fatto la prima opera lessicografica dedicata ad una lingua moderna, si impose molto velocemente in Italia e all'estero. Il vocabolario venne riedito più volte nei secoli successivi fino al 1923, quando Giovanni Gentile (Ministro della Pubblica Istruzione) ordinò l'interruzione della compilazione e della stampa del vocabolario.

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        Kalendarium Hortense, Or, The Gard'ners Almanac, Directing What He is to do Monthly Throughout the Year, And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

      London: Printed for R. Chiswell in St. Paul&#39;s Church-yard, 1691. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. The eighth edition, with many useful additions. 12mo. (xxii0<175(xv)pp. Title page in red and black, and with an engraved frontispiece-title. Index. Contemporary full sprinkled calf; spine in 5 compartments with raised bands, gilt, and gilt title. With a full page engraving at p. 157 illustrating the construction of a greenhouse. Light wear to edges,dampstain affecting the bottom of the endpapers,. a few small marginal wormholes, two ownership names on preliminary blanks else a very good copy. ETSC R294. Wing #3498.

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        Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

      London : R Chiswell in St Paul&#39;s Churchyard, T Sawbridge in Little-Britain and R Bentley in Russell-Street in Covent Garden, 1691 A very good copy of the 8th edition of Evelyn&#39;s classic work which was the first calendar produced for english gardeners (first published in 1664). John Evelyn (1620-1706) was, among other talents, a noted horticulturalist. In what appears to be the original binding which has been repaired so that it has a newer spine. The spine has a red title label and gilt lettering and decoration around raised bands. There is some wear to the edges of the boards but the binding is otherwise in very good condition. Internally the free endpapers look to have been replaced at some point. There is a black and white engraved frontispiece and title page with red and black inks. There is an ink marking at the top of the title page which has blotted onto the top of the frontispiece. With dedication to Abraham Cowley Esq; a dedicated poem by Abraham Cowley called &#39;The Garden&#39; to John Evelyn (which has 2 ink signatures of A Cowley at the end - it seems unlikely that these are original); introduction to the Kalendar; and the Kalendar arranged in months. Each month has 2 title sections with its name in red capitals with an astrological sign - the first section covers the Orchard and Olitory Garden; the second the Parterre and flower garden. There is a section on the new conservatory or green-house illustrated with an engraving; a section on the best fruit varieties; a detailed index and an errata page. There is another ink signature at the rear. The contents are in very good condition bar the occasional brown spot. 175 pp plus the index and errata page

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        Méthode pour apprendre facilement la Géographie. Contenant un Abbrégé de la Sphère, la division de la Terre en ses Continens, Empires, Royaumes, États, Républiques, Provinces, &c. Avec les tables des villes les plus notables de chaque province. Tome Premier [sur deux]

      À La Haye, chez Henri Van Bulderen, 1691. 8vo.; frontispicio grabado en cobre, 11 hojas, 575 pp., 8 hojas y 14 mapas plegados, dibujados por Nicholas de Fer (1646-1720) y grabados en cobre por De Winter. Encuadernación de época en piel, con lomera profusamente ornada. Este Tomo Primero contiene: Mapamundi, y los mapas de Europa, Francia, Imperio de Alemania, Países Bajos, Polonia, Rusia Blana, Suecia y Noruega, Dinamarca, Islas Británicas, España, Italia, Grecia (como la parte meridional de Turquía en Europa) y Hungría (como la parte septentrional de Turquía en Europa). # Chadenat, 681 : «Ce traité de géographie est intéressant et peu commun».

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