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        The General History of the Air, Designed and Begun by the Honble Robert Boyle Esq.

      London: Awnsham and John Churchill, 1692. First edition of this rare posthumously published work on the nature of gases, seen through the press by Boyle’s friend John Locke and containing some of Locke’s own early meteorological observations. The product of Boyle’s life’s work on gases, the <em>General History</em> “is of special interest in that it sums up his ultimate conclusions” (Fulton, <em>Boyle</em>, p. 133). The work is of considerable importance in the history of science – not only did the views Boyle expressed here become the basis for the phlogiston theory of combustion, it also contained the first clear statement of the kinetic theory of gases, almost half a century before Daniel Bernoulli’s <em>Hydrodynamica</em>. Only two other copies of Boyle’s work have appeared at auction in the past 25 years.</p> <p> </p> <p>“The book begins with an excellent definition which deserves to be quoted (p. 1): ‘By the <em>Air </em>I commonly understand that thin, fluid, diaphanous, compressible and dilatable Body in which we breath, and wherein we move, which envelops the Earth on all sides to a great height above the highest Mountains; but yet is so different from the <em>Aether </em>[or<em> Vacuum</em>] in the intermundane or interplanetary Spaces, that it refracts the Rays of the Moon and other remoter Luminaries.’ He then discusses the ingredients of the air, prefacing his remarks by the following prescient sentence (p. 3): 'I much suspect there lies yet something concealed in it, that needs a further Discovery, which may perhaps be made by further Trials,’ It seems then not improbable to me', he goes on to say, ‘that our <em>Atmospherical </em>Air may consist of <em>three </em>differing kinds of Corpuscles'” (Fulton, p. 134).</p> <p>“Although [his] explanation of the composition of the air is crude, it had the effect of directing attention to the fact that the atmosphere is not ‘mere nothingness,’ but a ‘something’ with a definite composition, and this served as a good foundation for future investigations. To be sure, Boyle was neither the first nor the only chemist who had suspected that the air was a mixture of gases, and not a simple one … but Boyle’s work was better known, and in its effect probably more important. But with all Boyle’s explanations of the composition of air, he still believed that there was an inexplicable something, a ‘vital substance,’ which he was unable to fathom, and which later became the basis of Stahl’s phlogiston theory. Commenting on this mysterious substance, Boyle says: ‘The difficulty we find in keeping flame and fire alive, though but for a little time, without air, renders it suspicious that there be dispersed through the rest of the atmosphere some odd substance, either of a solar, astral, or other foreign nature; on account of which the air is so necessary to the substance of flame.’ It was this idea that attracted the attention of George Ernst Stahl (1660-1734), a professor of medicine in the University of Halle, who later founded his new theory upon it” (H. S. Williams, <em>A History of Science</em>, Vol. 4, p. 7).</p> <p>“There follows a most remarkable passage on the ‘Structure’ of the air, which amounts virtually to a statement of the modern kinetic theory of gases. This is what he says (pp. 6-7): “Only I shall here intimate that though the Elastical Air seem to continue such, rather upon the score of its Structure, than any external Agitation; yet Heat, that is a kind of Motion, may make the agitated Particles strive to recede further and further from the Centers of their Motions, and to beat off those, that would hinder the freedom of their Gyrations and so very much add to the endeavour of such Air to expand it self. And I will allow you to suspect, that there may be sometimes mingled with the Particles that are springy, upon the newly mentioned Account, some others, that owe their Elasticity, not so much to their Structure, as their Motion, which, variously brandishing them and whirling them about, may make them beat off the neighbouring Particles, and thereby promote an expansive Endeavour in the Air, whereof they are Parts’” (Fulton, p. 134).</p> <p>“The kinetic theory of gases originated in the ancient idea that matter consists of tiny invisible atoms in rapid motion. In the 17th century this idea was revived and used to explain, among other phenomena, the properties of gases. The British chemist and physicist Robert Boyle (1627-1691), building on the work of several other 17th-century scientists, showed that air is ‘elastic’: it resists compression and expands to fill the available space … Boyle mentioned two alternative atomistic explanations for air pressure: (1) air is composed of particles that repel each other, like coiled-up pieces of wool or springs; (2) air is composed of whirling particles that push each other away by impacts. The first hypothesis was taken up by Isaac Newton, who proved mathematically that if air pressure is due to the repulsion of neighboring particles, then the repulsive force must be inversely proportional to their distances. The second hypothesis, which Boyle associated with Descartes’ etherial vortices, lacked a quantitative foundation in the 17th century, though it gained qualitative support from the common idea that heat is related to atomic motion and the observation that air pressure increases with temperature” (Brush, <em>History of the Kinetic Theory of Gases</em>, p. 2).</p> <p>“The later parts of the book are taken up with discussions of clouds, mist, wind, and an important series of barometric observations based on ‘A Register kept by Mr (John) Locke, in Oxford’ (from June 1666 to June 1683). Locke recorded, among other things, the state of the Oxford sky, and on 4 September 1666 he characterized it as ‘Dim reddish Sunshine’. In a footnote Locke explains the observation as follows (p. 106): ‘This unusual colour of the Air, which without a Cloud appearing, made the Sun-beams of a strange red dim Light, was very remarkable. We had then heard nothing of the Fire of <em>London: </em>But it appeared afterwards to be the Smoak of <em>London </em>then burning, which driven this way by an Easterly Wind, caused this odd Phenomenon.’ A long and interesting letter from Locke, dated ‘Ch. Ch. 5 May, 1666’, relating to the barometer, is reprinted on pages 137-41” (Fulton, p. 134).</p> <p>Locke was uniquely well placed to see Boyle’s book through the press: not only had he acted as informal executor after his mentor’s death in December 1691, he had also made copies of some of Boyle’s papers, thereby compensating for the loss of some of the originals. The project to compose a comprehensive history of the air “began in the early 1660s when Boyle set out a set of Heads or Titles as a guideline for the collaborative gathering of information. No copy of this printed list survives, but there are likely responses to it among Boyle’s papers, some from the mid-1660s. Locke’s letter of May 5, 1666, may have been one of these, since as well as including a barometric measurement, it recounts the effects of water in mineral streams mixed with air from the lead mines in Somerset. From the published work it is evident that Boyle’s request had stimulated the participation of a range of observers – friends, travelers, virtuosi, and even royalty (the duke of York, in titles XX and XLVI) – thus marking it as a collaborative project of the Baconian kind … However, the incoming papers do not seem to have been assigned to such Heads, and several manuscripts from the early 1680s reveal attempts at settling on a set of ‘Titles’ under which various letters and papers could be published. One of the Boyle manuscripts Locke copied was ‘The Titles of the Naturall and Experimentall History of the Air’. This entry is dated 1682, and it was probably about this time that Locke began to help Boyle assemble the material. In preparing the text, he also added information from his own sources, including some gathered in Holland” (Yeo, <em>Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science</em>, p. 209).</p> <p>Wing B3981; Fulton, <em>Boyle,</em> 194; Christophersen, <em>John Locke</em>, p. 13; Harrison & Laslett, <em>Library of John Locke</em>, 460. 4to (190 x 157 mm), pp. xii, 259, [1], woodcut diagrams in the margins of pp. 133 & 135. Contemporary calf, some light wear to extremeties, internally fine and clean.

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        Description de l'Aimant qui s'est formé à la pointe du clocher neuf de N.D. de Chartres. Avec plusieurs expériences curieuses sur l'Aimant et sur d'autres matières de Physique.

      Paris, d'Houry, Couterot, 1692. - in-12. 6ff. 215pp. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque, dos refait). EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage sur le magnétisme et l'aimant de Pierre Le Lorrain de Vallemont (1649-1721). "Though entitled a discussion of the magnetic character of a piece of iron that belonged to the steeple of Notre Dame de Chartres.This work is an important treatise on magnets and magnetic theory." (Wheeler Gift). Traces de cachet. Bon exemplaire. ** Wheeler Gift Cat. n° 205 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cosmographia, Das ist: Gründliche Anleitung zur Betrachtung des gantzen Welt-Kreises. Die vierdte Edition, in vielen, absonderlich mit neuen Sternbildern vermehret und verbessert.

      Erfurt, Hertz 1692. - Mit 2 gleichen gestoch. Frontispices, 2 blattgr. Holzschnitt-Tafeln und einigen Holzschnitten im Text. 7 Bll., 150 S. (ein Bl. zwischengeb.), 1 Bl. (weiß), 11 Bl., 187 S., 2 Bl. (das letzte weiß). - Angebunden: ders., Astronomia, Das ist: Gründliche Anweisung zur Sternkunst. Hamburg, Naumann, 1683. 12º. Mit ganzseit. Holzschnitt. 6 Bl., 108 S. Blindgepr. Schweinsldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln. 13,5 x 8 cm. I.: Eine von zwei Druckvarianten aus demselben Jahr. - VD17 23:641812C; Vgl. STC F 299 (5. Ausg. 1694). - Nicht bei Lalande und Houzeau und Lancaster. - Aus zwei zuvor einzeln erschienenen Teilen bestehende Weltbeschreibung, dem astronomischen Teil in vierter Ausgabe, dem geographischen in dritter, beide Teile getrennt paginiert, mit separatem Titel, aber zusammengehörend veröffentlicht unter dem Gesamttitel "Cosmographia". Verfaßt von Barthold Feind (1633-1691), dem Vater des gleichnamigen und ungleich bekannteren Dichters. - II.: VD17 39:115541V; Vgl. STC F 298. - Zweite Ausgabe des astronomischen Lehrbuches, erstmals 1665 erschienen, dann erneut 1690 und 1692 (in welcher Ausgabe es in der vorgebundenen Kosmographie enthalten ist). - - - Mit Besitzvermerk der Abtei Oberaltaich. - Fehlen die Schließen. Tls. gebräunt, mit kl. Gebrauchsspuren.

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        DER VERSCHMACHTENDEN SEELEN, HERTZENS TROST und THEIL: Aus den Sonn-und Fest-Tags-Evangelien, Durchs gantze Jahr [etc.]

      Frankfurt, Germany: Friedrich Eichorns.. Bound in period full leather over wooden boards. ND [1692]. hb. Thick 4to, pp. 1072, [16] . A German book of days, and prayers. The title translates as: "To the Sweltering Souls / Hearts Consolation and part/ out of the [?] and / festive days gospels / Through the entire year / and several sayings (or proverbs) for/ the High Festive Days and Afternoons / Next to two preachings at the End / for Preparation [?] Holy Communion and blissful death / introduced / In which everything is briefly explained / and directly to be used for edification". Title page in red and black letters. The text is in the Suelterlin form of German, and the pagination is continuous to page 1,072, when follows sixteen pages of unnumbered text, ending abruptly, thus lacking following pages, the quantity unknown. The only copy of this title, shown on WorldCat, is being held by the university library in Halle / Saale, Germany, and indicates a pagination of [4], [588]. Our copy is bound in full brown leather, with evidence of some very early repairs. Both the binding, and the edges of the pages, show considerable wear. Preliminary and end pages, in particular, are chipped at edges, and somewhat darkened. Front blanks, and inside rear board contain hand-written notes, in various early hands, describing what appears to be a family genealogy. The binding is weak but intact, and the text may be read without undue trepidation. A very scarce work. .

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        Della Agricoltura...Accommodata all'uso de' nostri tempi, & al servitio d'ogni paese, con molte aggiunte di ricordi utili

      Treviso: Giovanni Molino, 1692. Later Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary full vellum, scraped and discolored but quite sound. Scattered very minor foxing - quite clean internally and attractively printed. (8), 279, (9)pp. Farm management, kitchen gardening, fishing, viniculture, etc. First published in 1608. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Gardening; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: CAT000410.

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        Nachrichten des Baron Karl Ludwig von Pöllnitz,enthaltend was derselbe auf seinen Reisen besonderes angemercket, nicht weniger die Eigenschaften derjenigen Personen woraus die vornehmste Höfe Europas bestehen.

      17,6/10,8 cm. 10,442/2,469,1 S. Schöner Pergament der Zeit. Vorderer Innendeckel mit kl. Notiz, Vorsatz gering gebräunt, sonst sehr schön. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. * Der Spross (1692 Issum - 1775 Berlin) einer thüringischen Adelsfamilie war Schriftsteller und Abenteurer. Als Spieler dauernd in Geldnöten bereiste er die Höfe in ganz Europa, immer auf der Suche nach einer Einnahmequelle, wechselte, wenn es ihm günstiger erschien, den Glauben und landete schließlich als Oberzeremonienmeister bei Friedrich dem II. in Berlin. Seit 1730 verfasste er recht erfolgreich Klatschgeschichten über den Adel. Der vorliegende Band enthält die Teile 1 und 2 und ist eigentlich ein Reisebericht in Briefen aus Städten in ganz Europa. Er schildert das Leben an den Höfen, die Städte und Personen. Teil 1 beginnt im ersten Brief mit Berlin, es folgen Hamburg, Hannover, Braunschweig, Blanckenburg, Magdeburg, Dresden (umfangreich), Naumburg, Weimar, Gotha, Würzburg, Nürnberg, Bamberg, Prag, Wien (umfangreich), München, Augsburg, Ulm, Stuttgart. Der 16. Brief schildert Ludwigsburg (21 Seiten). Es folgen Karlsruhe, Rastatt und Straßburg. Der 2. Teil beginnt mit Elsas-Zabern, es folgen Innsbruck, Bruchsal, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Frankfurt, Salzburg, Venedig, Florenz, Rom (sehr umfangreich), Genua, Turin. Dazwischen gelegentlich kleinere Abschnitte zu weiteren Städten.

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        Teatro delle fabbriche piu' cospicue in prospettiva, si pubbliche, che private della citta di Venezia.

      Quer-4to. 1 gest. doppelblattgr. Gesamtansicht u. 34 Kupfertaf. mit 60 Ansichten. Pp. d. Zt. Frühe Ausgabe, des schließlich auf 2 Bände anwachsenden Ansichtenwerkes. Offenbar so vollständig. Enthält 1 Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelperspektive und reizende Veduten vom Markusdom, Markusplatz, Dogenpalast, zahlr. Kirchen, Plätzen, Inseln, dem Bucentoro etc. Meist signiert: Fr. Zucchi (1692-1764). 12 ganzs. Stiche, 18 Taf. mit je 2 Kupfern, 4 Taf. mit je 4 kl. Ansichten. - Zweizeiliger Besitzvermerk v. alter Hand unter dem Titel. Einband stark berieben, unter Verlust v. Überzugspapier, fragmentar. Deckelschild. Im Rande teils etw. fleckig, zum Ende auch gering wasserrandig, die Kupfer sind nicht betroffen.

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        Besondere Müntzen welche so wohl auf Gelehrte Gesellschafften nemlich Universitäten, Societäten, Seminaria und Gymnasia, als auch auf gelehrte Leute (...) sonderlich auf den theuren D. Martin Luthern (...) gepräget worden. Mit 10 Münzkupfern.

      (leicht bestossen und fleckig, anfangs alte Namenseinträge, auf den Kupfern im weißen Rand erläuternde Seitenangaben von alter Hand, Paginierung teils springend, im zweiten Teil zwei Seiten mit Auschnitt im unteren Rand mit minimalem Buchstabenverlust,... ...etwas gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten).-Selten. Erste und anscheinend auch einzige Ausgabe des numismatischen Werkes, das durch seine detaillierten Angaben zu Hochschulen und anderen Einrichtungen auch für die Bildungsforschung von hohem Interesse ist. Lesser (1692 - 1754) war eigentlich studierter Mediziner und Theologe, seit 1741 wirkte er in Nordhausen als Pfarrer. Er verfasste naturwissenschaftliche und theologische Schriften und sammelte privat Münzen, was schließlich auch zur Publikation seiner numismatischen Schriften führte. Seinem Andenken widmet sich heute die Friedrich-Christian-Lesser-Stiftung.

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        Diogenis Laertii De Vitis, Dogmatibus Et Apophthegmatibus Clarorum Philosophorum Libri X. Graece Et Latine. Cum subjunctis integris Annotationibus. Is. Casauboni, Th. Aldobrandini & Mer. casauboni. Latinam Ambrosii versionem complevit & emendavit Marcus M

      Amstelaedami, Apud Henricum Wetstenium, 1692. 4. 27 cm. Titelkupfer, Titel in Rot und Schwarz mit Titelvignette, [6] Blatt, 672 Seiten, Titel in Rot und Schwarz mit Titelvignette (Band I von II). Erste Ausgabe, sehr schöner goldgeprägter Ledereinband mit fünf Bünden und Titelvignette, minimale Fehlstelle am Buchrücken unten, Eintrag von alter Hand auf Innendeckel. Mit 24 Kupfern (Porträts der griechischen Philosophen). Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Selten.

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        L'Europe divisee suivant l'estendue des ses principaux Estats subdivises en leurs principales Provinces Par le Sr. Sanson, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. Presentee A Monseigneur Le Dauphin par son tres humble, tres obeissant, et tres fideleserviteur Alexis Hubert Jaillot. [altkolorierter Kupferstich / handcolored copper engraving]. L'Europe distinguee suivant l'estendue de ses principales Parties scavoir Les Isles Britanniques, La Scandinavie, La Moscovie, La France, L'Allemagne, La Pologne, L'Espagne, L'Italie et La Turquie en Europe et dans ces Parties sont remarques les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Estats et Republiques qui par tagent presentement L'Europe. Dresse sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux. Par le Sr. Sanson, Geographe ord. du Roy.

      Karte Europas von 1692. Altkolorierte Karte (Grenz- und Landschaftskolorierung). Mit Titelkartusche, unten rechts Meilenzählerkartusche. Maße Platte: 58,5 x 89,5 cm. Maße Blatt: 62,5 x 102,0 cm. Karte wenig fleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Handcolored cooper engraving of europe. Handcolored. Lightly spotted. Good condition.

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        OSTFRIESLAND. - Karte., "Oost-Frise, ou Le Comte d'Embden subdivisé en ses principales Jurisdictions".

      Altkol. Kupferstich von H. Jaillot nach Sanson, dat. 1692, 43,5 x 56,5 cm. Zeigt Ostfriesland zwischen dem Dollart und dem Jadebusen mit den sieben ostfriesischen Inseln. Oben in den Ecken figürliche Titelkartusche und Meilenzeiger, beides altkoloriert. Seltene Karte in schönem, altem Flächenkolorit. Niedersachsen, Landkarten

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        Tractatus Juridicus de Jure Aggerum Von Teichen und Dämmen, 1690

      Tractatus Juridicus De jure Aggerum: Von Teichen und Dämmen/ und deren Gerechtigkeit. In quo inexplorata hactenus hæc juris materia, unà cum suis pertinentiis, ac in specie claustris & emissariis, (vulgò Schleusen und Sielen) excussè traditur, & ad usum fori exigitur Cum Praefatione, Summaris, Serie Capitum, verum & verborum Indice / Impensis Regiis Der Theologe und Jurist Hackmann, Bürgermeister und Justizrat in Stade, war als bremisch-verdischer Deichbeauftragter bahnbrechend für die Neugestaltung des Deichrechts und setzte mit dieser Abhandlung zum norddeutschen Deichrecht aus der ältesten Offizin Stades Maßstäbe. Von besonderem Wert die beigefügte Mantissa, die zehn Deichordnungen der deutschen Küstenländer enthält. Neben dem Bremer Deichrecht (von Hackmann 1692 grundlegend reformiert) finden sich u.a. Abdrücke der Verordnungen aus Dithmarschen (1657), Eyderstedt (1595), Emden (1608), Schleswig-Holstein, Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1664), Esens (1670) und Oldenburg (1658). In den Verordnungen werden die damaligen Mißstände der Küstensicherung deutlich angesprochen. Im Oldenburger Land hält Graf Anton Günther die Deicharbeiter an, nicht ihre Zeit mit überflüssigem Essen und Trincken zu vergeuden. Die Teichgeschworenen sollen auch Brüche nicht / wie bißhero wol geschehen / auff die lange Bahn verschieben [...] hernach aber [...] mit den Straffälligen im Kruge abhandeln / und also dadurch die Leute zum Gesöff verleiten... Seitenanzahl: 8/516/40(Index)/8+136 (Mantissa) Seiten Das Pergament stärker verschmutzt. Die Bezugskanten innen angelöst, eine untere Seitenecke fehlend (kein Textverlust), eine Seite unten eingerissen, 2 kleine Einträge im Vorsatz. Sonst altersgemäß.

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        Die Insel Felsenburg oder wunderliche Fata einiger Seefahrer. Erster bis Sechster Band [kmpl.]. Eine Geschichte aus dem Anfange des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. Eingeleitet von Ludwig Tieck. 2. u. 1. Aufl.

      LIII, [2], 317 S. / 373 S. / 345 S. / 310 S. / 361 S. / 270 S., 1 Bl., Kl.-8, 4 Bde. Halbleder d. Zt. u. 2 versch. Pappbände d. Zt. Johann Gottfried Schnabel (1692 - zw. 1744 u. 1748) schrieb den Roman "Insel Felsenburg" bzw. "Wunderliche Fata einiger See-Fahrer..." unter dem Pseudonym Gisander in vier Teilen (1731-1743). Auch Goethe erwähnte den Titel als Teil seiner Jugendlektüre. Die dann in Vergessenheit geratene deutsche Robinsonade u. Staatsutopie wurde 1828 in der vorliegenden Bearbeitung von Ludwig Tieck neu herausgegeben. Tieck machte das Werk durch die straffende u. sprachlich modernisierte Fassung wieder bekannt (vgl. auch Fritz Brüggemann: Utopie und Robinsonade. Untersuchungen zu Schnabels Insel Felsenburg. A. Duncker, Weimar 1914). - Einbände berieben u. bestossen tlw. gestempelt u. mit Besitzervermerken tlw. fleckig, sonst eine gute Reihe in unterschiedlichen Einbänden.

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        Coutumes generales des pays duché de Luxembourg et comté de Chiny Enthält außerdem Ordonnance et Edit perpetuel des Archiducs nos princes souverains. Pour meilleur direction des affaires de la Justiceen leur Pays de pardecà. (1692).

      2. / RR 32017 / Chez André Chevalier, Imprimeur & libraire ordinaire du Roi, & du conseil provincial de Luxembourg. Par ordre exprés dudit conseil. Zustand Einband: oberes Kapital beschädigt, Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben und bestoßen, Leder verfärbt, 3 kleine Wurmfraßstellen. Innen: vord. Vorsatzblatt fehlt, verso vord. B.deckel u a Titel wenig Buntstiftbemalung, sonst hervorragend erhalten. Rarität. Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.

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        Umgebungskarte, "Territorio di Naiasel, e Gran sin'a Comora, descritto, e dedicato dal P. Maestro Coronelli, lettore, e comsmografo publico. - Marchia et accampamenti delle Armata imperiale".

      - Kupferstich aus Coronelli, Corso geograpfico, 1692, 44,5 x 61 Szalai / Szantai, Magvar Várak ., Bd. 2, S. 80 ( Nr. 1692/3 ). - Südorientierte Karte der Gegend zwischen Neuhäusel, Gran und Komarno. Mit Darstellung der Truppenstellungen. Rechts unten Erklärungen von 1 - 6 zu den Bastionen der Festung Neuhäusel. Links unten eine große Textkartusche mit Erklärungen zum Verlauf der Schlacht um Neuhäusel, in der Herzog Karl von Lothringen die Stadt von den Türken nach 22 Jahren Besatzung wieder zurückeroberte.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. Coronelli aus "Corso geografico universale", "Corso delli Fiumi Drino, e Boiana nella Dalmatia".

      - 1692, 44,5 x 60 Links unten die eine große Titelkartusche. Zeigt Dalmatien zwischen Dubrovnik bis zur Mündung der Drin in die Adria. Gebiet: Montenegro, nördl. Albanien.

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        Inleydinge tot de Hollandse Regts-Geleertheyt. Bevestigt met Placaten, Hantvesten, oude Herkomen, Regten, Regts-geleerden, Sententien van de Hoven van Justitie in Holland en elders, mitsgaders eenige byvoegsels en aanmerkingen op de selve, Door Mr. Simon van Groenewegen van der Made, In sijn leven Secretaris der Stad Selff, Als mede R. Hogerbeets, van het aanleggen en volvoeren der Processen, voor de respective Hoven van Holland, En het Hollandse Versterf-recht, Beyde met Aanmerkingen van den selven Groenewegen. Met een Groot Nieuw Register voorsien.

      Amsterdam, Hendrik Boom, en Wed. Dirk Boom 1692 - (8) 358 p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Perkament, 4° (Folio) (Bijzondere editie van deze beschrijving van het recht door Hugo de Groot, 1583-1645. Het werk is geheel doorschoten met blanco pagina's in folio-formaat welke beschreven zijn met een oud handschrift. De schrijver van de aantekeningen blijft anoniem en geeft aanvullingen, voorbeelden en verwijzingen welke betrekking hebben op het gedeelte van het recht wat De Groot behandelt. In de aantekeningen wordt veelvuldig verwezen naar de werken van Johannes Voet 1647-1713, en ook naar andere rechtsgeleerden uit die tijd zoals Simon van Leeuwen 1626-1682. Uit de aantekeningen blijkt dat de schrijver veel kennis had van het rechtsstelsel en hier veelvuldig op studeerde, afgaande op het handschrift zelf en vooral de verwijzingen dateert het handschrift van circa het midden van de 18e eeuw. Alle aantekeningen zijn door dezelfde persoon geschreven in een aantrekkelijk cursief handschrift, wel is er verschil in de netheid van het schrift en de inkt waarmee de tekst is geschreven. Een bijzonder exemplaar van dit standaardwerk over het Nederlandse rechtsstelsel.) Meulen, J. ter/Diermanse, P.J.J. (1950). Bibliographie des écrits imprimés de Hugo Grotius, p. 360, nr. 773

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        Kupferstich - Karte, nach G. M. Vischer bei Jaillot ( Ausgabe Covens u. Mortier ) "Plan de la Ville de Vienne en Austriche".

      - altkol., 1692, 45 x 65 Nach der Abwehr der Türken vor Wien 1683 brachten zahlreiche Verleger Umgebungskarten von Wien heraus, zuerst ist wohl N. Visscher II zu nennen, der die Niederösterreich-Karte von G.M. Vischer kopierte und den Ausschnitt um die Stadt Wien als eigene Karte herausbrachte, bei Visscher haben sich danach Jaillot oder Homann bedient; zeigt die Umgebung Wiens von Stockerau im Norden bis Laxenburg im Süden, von Elsbach im Westen bis Obersiebenbrunn im Osten; dekorative Titelkartusche oben rechts, Legende mit Erklärungen 1-18 unten rechts, mit Kopftitel "Plan de la Ville de Vienne et ses Environs"; von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung, ungewöhnlich breitrandig, dekoratives Altkolorit.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. Sanson b. Jaillot, "Le Duché de Iuliers . et la Ville Imperiale d'Aix la Chapelle".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1692, 43,5 x 56 Pastoureau Jai I D, 78. - Rechts oben ornamentale Titelkartusche, links unten eine weitere Kartusche mit Meilenanzeiger. Zeigt das Herzogtum Jülich und das Gebiet der Abtei Cornelimünster, der Stadt Aachen und die Baronie Mönchengladbach-Wickrath.

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        Della Agricoltura.Accommodata all'uso de' nostri tempi, & al servitio d'ogni paese, con molte aggiunte di ricordi utili

      Giovanni Molino, Treviso 1692 - Contemporary full vellum, scraped and discolored but quite sound. Scattered very minor foxing - quite clean internally and attractively printed. (8), 279, (9)pp.Farm management, kitchen gardening, fishing, viniculture, etc. First published in 1608. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Gardening; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: CAT000410. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die wohl unterwiesene Köchin, oder gründlicher deutlicher und vollkommener Unterricht wie man alle die Speisen, so nur i Teutschland bekant sein mögen aufs füglichste und beste zubereiten, das Fleisch, Fische, Gartenfrüchte, Gewächse und andere Sachen wohl einmachen dürren oder sonst verwahren nach der üblichen Art speisen, Speisen anrichten, auftragen, die niedlichen schmackhaften Suppen, Poltagen, Pastete, Warten, allerhand Gebackenes u. machen und zurichten soll, samt Vorstellung vieler Curieusen Sachen und der besten aber bisher wenig oder gar nie bekanten Griffe, so man in der Koch Kunst anbringen und mit grossen Nutzen und jedermann Verwunderung practisieren und gebrauchen kann

      Gruber, Braunschweig 1692 - Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe des "Brandenburgischen Kochbuchs" von Maria Schellhammer verfasst, aber anonym in der ersten Ausgabe; mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz aber ohne die 8 gestochenen Tafeln; ganz Pergament der Zeit, fest, wenig berieben, fleckig; Vorsätze fehlen, Frontispiz mit kleine Fehlstellen an den Ecken; Titelseite mit kleiner Abnutzung an den Ecken, gebräunt und leicht fleckig; Innen leicht gebräunt, Flecken auf einigen Seiten, aber im Ganzen ordentlicher Zustand; IV, 466 Seiten, 8 umpaginierte Seiten zwischen Seite 24 und 25; IV Seiten Index am Ende; Vollständiger Text dieses ganz seltenen Buches; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest

      1692 - [LOCKE, John]. Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest, and Raising the Value of Money. London: Printed for Ansham and John Churchill, 1692. Small octavo (3-3/4 by 6 inches), 19th-century three-quarter brown calf gilt, raised bands, brown morocco spine labels, marbled boards. $15,000.First edition of Locke's important economic tract, "one of the scarcest and also one of the most important of his writings on mercantile and monetary theory"&#157; (AMEX Bank Library 269).After the Revolution Settlement of 1688, the question of lowering the rate of interest was topical: many London merchants wanted cheap money and Locke was thus prompted to look at his "&#152;old essay' and prepare it for publication under the title Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest. "Locke controverts the view of Sir Josiah Child that the rate of interest could be fixed at a low rate, say 4 percent, by law. Locke, though ready to approve of a legal rate of 6 percent, argues that "&#152;generally speaking' the price of the hire of money cannot be fixed by law; and that any attempt to fix the rate of interest below "&#152;the true and natural value' can only harass trade and is sure to be defeated by the devices of expert traders"&#157; (Palgrave II:632-33). "The reasoning exhibited". gave Locke a permanent place among the founders of political economy. Locke showed conclusively the fallacy of [Secretary to the Treasury] Lowndes' schemes for altering the standard, and the bill passed in April 1696 for the restoration of the coinage was in substantial accordance with Locke's principles"&#157; (AMEX Bank Library 271). In Locke's "magnificently hard-money discussion,"&#157; he "superbly put his finger on the supposed function of the Mint: to maintain the currency as purely a definition, or standard of weight of silver"&#157; (Rothbard, Economic Thought befoe Adam Smith, 321-22). "Locke's writings on money and his arguments against devaluation have almost been regarded as gospels for "&#152;sound money' men"&#157; (Li, Great Recoinage of 1696-9:104-5). The first edition of Some Considerations was published anonymously, but subsequent editions bore Locke's name. This copy Yolton State A, bound without page 193 (errata). Attig 494. Kress 1792. Goldsmiths 2941. Wing L2760. ESTC R23025. OCLC lists 27 copies in institutions, including Harvard, Princeton, Cambridge, Yale and Columbia. Interior quite clean, front joint a bit tender. Quite rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Brief Disquisition of the Law of Nature,

      London: Richard Baldwin,, 1692. According to the Principles and Method laid down in the Reverend Dr. Cumberland's (now Lord Bishop of Peterborough's) Latin Treatise on that Subject. As also His Confutations of Mr. Hobbs's Principles put into another Method. With the Right Reverend Author's Approbation. Octavo (180 x 108 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, red morocco label, raised bands, twin blind fillet to boards, broad flower-head and leaf spray roll along joints in blind, edges speckled red. Bound with the imprimantur and the two leaves of ads at rear but without the errata leaf. Small ownership signature to front pastedown. Short splits to heads of joints, two wormholes to tails of joints, closed tear to fore margin of signature O1, not affecting text, occasional light spotting. A very good copy. First edition, possibly early state as this copy does not include the errata leaf and leaf f1 is not cancelled and replaced with a bifolium, as is the case for the copy collated in ESTC. A Brief Disquisition of the Law of Nature is an abridged translation by political theorist and historian James Tyrrell of Richard Cumberland's treatise heralding English utilitarianism, De legibus naturae disquisitio philosophica (1671). Tyrrell's adaptation juxtaposed Cumberland's theories with John Locke's and further developed Cumberland's criticism of Thomas Hobbes. De legibus naturae argued that "science and reason could support the notion of a divinely ordained natural law, rather than subverting it as the work of Hobbes appeared to suggest" (ODNB). Cumberland's discussion has been described as "distinctly 'modern' because he arrives at his conclusions without discussion of scripture, and he generates ethical norms without a discussion of the afterlife. He also deployed recent scientific discoveries to back up his ethical claims and discussed morality in mathematical terms" (ibid.) Tyrrell was one of Locke's closest friends and his adaptation "drew upon Locke's unpublished 'Essays on the law of nature', and locates Locke in the modern school of natural jurisprudence inaugurated by Hugo Grotius; he sees this tradition as an instrument against Hobbist Epicureanism. Tyrrell's central axiom is that natural law is reducible to the duty to seek the common good of rational beings" (ibid.)

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        Aller Deß Heiligen Römischen Reichs gehaltenen Reichs-Täge, Abschiede und Satzungen, Sambt andern Kays. und Königl. Constitutionen... Wie die vom Jahr 1356. biß in das 1654. euffgericht, erneuert und publicirt worden...

      Mainz, Schönwetter 1692. Mit Kupfertitel, gest. Verlegermarke auf dem typograph. Titel sowie einigen Textkupfern. 5 Bll., 1156 SS., 90 Bll. (le. w.). Prgt. d. Zt. Folio. VD17 1:018622F. - Einband bestoßen und abgegriffen. Etwas gebräunt und wasserfleckig, Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Discursus duo philologico-juridici prior de Cornutis, posterior de hermaphroditis, eorumque jure, utenq(ue) ; ex jure divino, Canonico, Civili, consuetudinibus Feudorum, variisq(ue) ; Historiarum monumentis, rerumq(ue) ; antiquarum Scriptoribus, privatâ industriâ, horis otiosis congestus.

      Francfort, Christophe-André Zeitler, 1692 ; petit in-4 ; plein veau brun moucheté, dos à nerfs orné et doré, titre doré (reliure de l'époque) ; (4) ff., 214 pp. Edition originale de cet ouvrage curieux et très intéressant sur les plans de l'archéologie, des cultes de l'antiquité, de la médecine, du droit et de la tératologie, et qui connaitra plusieurs rééditions.Petit accroc à la coiffe supérieure, un mors inférieur fendu, sinon bon exemplaire.

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        XIme Livre d'Airs sérieux et à boire par M. de Bousset, pour les mois d'octobre, novembre et décembre 1692. [Suivi de :] Second Livre d'Airs sérieux et à boire. [ de :] Airs sérieux et à boire de différents autheurs pour les mois d'octobre, novembre et décembre 1694. [de :] Ibid., pour le mois de juin 1695. [de : ] Ibid., pour le mois d'octobre 1696. [de : ] VIIIme Livre d'Airs sérieux et à boire de Monsieur de Bousset pour les mois de janvier, février et mars 1697. [de : ] Airs sérieux et à boire de différents autheurs, pour l'année 1699. [de : ] XVIme Livre d'Airs sérieux et à boire de Monsieur de Bousset pour le premier quartier de l'année 1699. [de :] XVIXme Livre, etc., pour le dernier quartier de l'année 1699. [de : ] Airs sérieux et à boire de différents auteurs, imprimez au mois de février 1700. [de : ] Ibid., imprimez au mois de décembre 1700. [de : ] Ibid., imprimez au mois de février 1702. [de : ] Ibid., pour l'année 1703. [de :] Ibid., imprimé au mois de mai 1703. [de : ] Ibid., imprimé au mois d'octobre 1703. [de : ] Ibid., imprimé au mois de mars 1704. [de : ] Ibid., imprimé au mois de février 1705. [et de : ] Ibid., imprimé au mois de juin 1706.

      Paris, Christophe Ballard, 1692, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697, 1699, 1700, 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706. Petit in-4 oblong, 24-38-(2)-22-(2)-(2)-103 à 122-(2)-(2)-183 à 202-(2)-(2)-153 à 172-(2)-22-(2)-(2)-213 à 232-(2)-(2)-273 à 292-(2)-23 à 40-(2)-237 à 242-(2)-(2)-23 à 42-(2)-22-(2)-(2)-83 à 102-(2)-(2)-183 à 204-(2)-43 à 62-(2)-(2)-23 à 42-(2)-103 à 122-225 à 228-(2)-107 à 122-(2) pp., reliure postérieure bradel demi-vélin, marges parfois très courtes. Manquent au moins une dizaine de feuillets. Traces de restaurations anciennes. Ensemble de recueils couvrant la période 1692-1706 pour Bousset (en grande partie), qui se compose de 17 recueils (auxquels manquent, au total, une dizaine de feuillets) et de quelques chansons supplémentaires (i.e. une paire de recueils non identifiés avec lacunes, qui intervinrent très-probablement avant la re-reliure). Agrémenté de quelques annotations (musicales) manuscrites, à la plume et à l'encre, et d'un joli petit dessin au crayon. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        The arts of empire, and mysteries of state discabineted. In political and polemical aphorisms, grounded on authority and experience. And illustrated with the choicest examples and historical observations. By the ever-renowned Knight Sir Walter Raleigh, published by John Milton Esq.

      London, printed by G. Croom for Joseph Watts at the Angel in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1692. 238p. [Although Milton believed that the manuscript he edited was by Raleigh, the attribution is doubtful. Cf. William Riley Parker, "Milton", p. 516-517, and J. Shawcross, "Milton bibliography", 256.] ESTC citation no. R20812. Hardcover Recent full brown morocco. Preliminary blank browned, with inked notations and rice paper repair at chipped edges; wormhole at outside margin of first few leaves; rear blank browned with inked notation; lacks bottom corner of p. 131 and 161, not affecting text; small hole at bottom corner of p. 53, not affecting text; occasional marginal foxing; a few small faint dampstains in margins of first pages; marginal penciling and two lines underlined on p. 216; otherwise very good condition.

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        Mémoires Les vies des hommes illustres et grands capitaines françois de son temps Les vies des hommes illustres et grands capitaines étrangers de son temps Les vies des dames illustres de France de son temps Les vies des dames galantes de France de son temps Les anecdotes de la Cour de France, sous les Rois Henry II, François II, Henry III & IV La généalogie des Bourdeilles et la vie de Brantôme Les Rodomontades et les Jurements des Esagnols, et le Discours sur les belles Retraites Ses Opuscules, et les Maximes de la Guerre, par André de Bourdeille son Frere Ainé Les Lettres d'André de Bourdeille aux Rois Charles IX, Henry III, et Catherine leur Mere; avec leurs Réponses Divers Fragmens pour servir de Supplément aux Oeuvres de Brantôme

      Leyde & La Haye, Jean Sambix, Jean De La Tourterelle & Aux dépens du libraire, 1692, 1722 & 1743 15 volumes in-16 (13,7cm x 8,1cm) de: (8)-417, (4)-400, 442, 351, (4)-309pp (pour les tomes I à V) (4)-305, (8)-384, 399, 466, 332pp (pour les tomes VI à X) 364-(2), 368-(2), 280-(6), 364, 375-(4)pp (pour les tomes XI à XV) Plein veau, dos à 4 nerfs décorés d'une roulette dorée; fer à froid répété 2 fois; pièces de titre en veau noir, tomaison, auteur et titre frappés or, fers, filets dorés et à froid, coiffes filetées, coupes décorés d'une roulette dorée, plats encadrés d'une dentelle à froid avec 4 poinçons dorés aux angles renfermant un large médaillon central à froid, tranches jaspées. Très bel ensemble, coiffes et coupes légèrement frottées, reliures en très bonne condition par ailleurs; intérieur en très bel état, frais.

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        Réflexions sur la Réponse de M. l'abbé de la Trappe Au Traité des Etudes monastiques. Par Dom Jean Mabillon, Religieux Benedictin de la Congregation de S. Maur.

      A Paris chez Charles Robustel 1692 In-4 de (8)-405 pp., veau brun, dos orné à nerfs (reliure de l'époque). « Dans son ouvrage de 1683, intitulé Sainteté et Devoirs de la vie monastique, Rancé, abbé de La Trappe, s'en prend à la vie menée dans d'autres monastères et surtout à celle des moines bénédictins, en rappelant que la règle de Saint Benoît prescrit aux moines le travail manuel et la lecture pieuse, ce qui excluerait l'étude, qui est, selon Rancé, contraire à l'humilité. Suit une série de commentaires, de réponses et de lettres, qui polémiquent autour du rôle de l'étude, de la science et de l'ignorance dans la vie monastique. Les interventions les plus marquantes sont celles de Mabillon, membre de la Congrégation de Saint Maur à Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Grand savant, Mabillon entreprend en 1691-1692 de réfuter la position de Rancé selon laquelle l'ignorance serait une qualité nécessaire à un moine, et de défendre l'étude et surtout l'érudition mauriste, dont ses propres travaux, notamment ceux sur la diplomatique, ont marqué un tournant important dans la discipline de l'histoire. Si les interventions de Mabillon sont les seules auxquelles Rancé a directement répondu, c'est sans doute parce que son ouvrage de 1683 visait l'érudition mauriste en particulier » (Ket). Bel exemplaire.

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        Governo Gnale del Ducato di Bretagna

      1692. 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. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Uncommom map from "Il Mercurio Geografico" published in Rome by Giacomo de Rossi. The Italian cartographer Cantelli introduced a style in cartography that was followed and developed by Coronelli: his maps are very attractive and finely engraved, with elaborate strapworks and decorations. Roma Rome 570 430

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        Compendium oder gantz kurtze Relation der vornehmsten H. Oerther zu Jerusalem, so wir arme Franciscaner in die 400 Jahrlang bewohnen, und mit allen Gottsdiensten versehen.

      [Vienna, Andreas Heyinger], 1692. - 4to. (20) pp. All edges sprinkled in red. Disbound. Only edition of this description of Jerusalem and the Christian holy sites under the care of the Franciscan order. - Some browning and staining; traces of old stitches. Removed from a collection; old number "24" on t. p. The types and woodcut decorations make this work attributable to Andreas Heyinger, whose press had only just began to operate (he would remain active until 1732). Very rare; a single copy known in library catalogues internationally (Austrian National Library). Not in VD 17. ÖNB shelfmark: 102258-B.

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        Anciens mémoires du quatorzième siècle depuis peu découverts : Où l'on apprendra les avantures les plus surprenantes, & les circonstances les plus curieuses de la vie du fameux Bertrand Du Guesclin, connétable de France. Nouvellement traduits par le Sr Le Febvre, Prevôt et Theologal d'Arras.. Avec approbation et permision de Mr Du Gué de Bagnols.

      Douay, Vve Baltazar Bellere, 1692, 1692 In-4, 21 ff., 433 pp. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné de filets et fleurons, pièce de titre rouge.(coiffe supérieure usée avec un petit départ de fente au mors). Édition originale. Fort rare impression douaisienne et très beau travail typographique. Ces Memoires sont en grande partie les manuscrits dont Cl. Menard et du Chatelet s"etaient servis pour rediger leur histoire de Du Guesclin. L'ouvrage fut redécouvert par Michaud et Poujoulat au XIXe siècle dans leur collection de mémoires. Ce livre est dédié à la Reine d"Angleterre dont l"auteur avait été aumonier et prédicateur. Duthilloeul 261, Labarre 2655. Hoefer précise que l'ouvrage est rare, curieux et recherché.

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        Gnadenaltar in der Herzogspitalkirche St. Elisabeth ('Wahre Abbildung der Schmerzhafft= und Wunderthettigen Muetter Gottes, in der Churfrtl. S. Elisabeth Capellen, bey dem Herzog Spittal in München, welche sich den 21 Jener A° 1690 mit Verwendtung der Augen .').

      - Kupferstich v. Michael Wening in München, dat. 1692, 65,5 x 36,5 Gertrud Stetter - Michael Wening - Der Bayerische Merian des Barocks, S. 47. - Sehr selten!

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        FABLES, OF AESOP. And Other Eminent Mythologists with Morals and Reflections.

      FIRST L'ESTRANGE EDITION. Tall Quarto. (13 x 8.5 inches). Erratic pagination, but the text is complete. --- Portrait frontis of L'estrange, by Roger White after Geoffrey Kneller, Title page, viii (Preface), viii (Alphabetical table), Illustration of Aesop, 28 (Life of Aesop), 1-144, 137-306, 319-480pp. Some minor browning to a few leaves and the last couple of dozens leaves with a light damp stain to the top of the page, but generally a nice copy with good margins. Bound in contemporary full brown calf. Spine has been expertly re-laid, with raised bands and original red title label, lettered in gilt, and new free endpapers, and mottled boards, which have been professionally and neatly repaired to corners and edges. Boards with double blind ruled borders. Early previous owner's engraved bookplate, with book number, on the front paste down endpaper. Minor rubbing to leather and some minor bumping to edges but overall a very good copy of this classic work. -- Wing: A706.

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        Historia Salisburgensis, hoc est, vitae episcoporum, et archiepiscorum Salisburgensium, nec non Abbatum monasterii S. Petri. Salzburg, Johann Baptist Mayr, 1692.

      1692. Folio (212 x 320 mm). (40), 1278, (56) pp. With engr. frontispiece, engr. folding map, and 24 (mostly folding) engr. plates. Contemp. blindstamped pigskin; ms. spine label (c. 1718). First edition, first printing of Mezger's monumental chronicle of Salzburg, covering the years 582-1687. This copy, from the library of the Munich court librarian Johann Caspar Kandler, is the only known complete copy, containing more plates than the copy in the Austrian National Library. Of the five copies auctioned during the last two decades, one contained a mere 5 engravings, the others none at all. As compared with the list of plates as provided by Nebehay/Wagner, our copy wants two triumphal arches (and another engraving present only in copies issued after 1699), but instead has two other plates not listed there: a different arch and the martyrdom of St Maximus. "Die Kupferstichbeilagen in den verschiedenen Exemplaren variieren sehr stark. Alle 25 Tafeln konnten bisher noch in keinem Exemplar festgestellt werden. Insbesondere die Tafel, die eine Datierung von 1699 aufweist, kann selbstverständlich nur in Exemplaren, die nach dieser Zeit herausgegeben wurden, vorkommen" (Nebehay/W.). Entirely complete, with a distinct waterstain throughout; loss of corner to half-title (not touching text); corner to f. Zzz2 remargined. Ms. ownership "Ex libris Joannis Kandleri Monacensis" (dated 1706) on pastedown and half-title. The Bavarian scholar Johann Kaspar Kandler (1644-1718), son of an innkeeper and father of the important Augustinian friar Agnellus Kandler (1692-1745), first served as secretary to the Bavarian delegation at the Regensburg Imperial Diet; he then became Privy Registrator in Munich, where he was also appointed court librarian. After his death, the volume was transferred to the library of the Munich Augustinians (their ms. ownership, dated 1718, on title page). The monastery, secularized in 1803, now houses the Munich Police Headquarters. VD 17, 12:127505M. Nebehay/Wagner II, 414. Graesse IV, 514. Jöcher III, 1573. Wetzer/Welte VIII, 1475. Deuticke, Salzburg cat., 420 (without plates). Graesse IV, 514.

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        L'Afrique...

      1692. Grande e decorativa carta del continente, edita ad Amstredam alla fine del XVII secolo. Come indicato nel cartiglio, questo lavoro è basato sulla mappa dell'Africa di Nicolas Sanson del 1668, stampata su due fogli. Rispetto a quest'ultima, le coste africane, in particolare quelle subequatoriali, appaiono più accurate, e anche l'idrografia è modificata e arricchita. Jaillot sposò la figlia di Sanson ed ereditò la tipografia di famiglia, dedicandosi all'attività cartografica. Le sue lastre furono poi vendute e pubblicate da Pierre Mortier ad Amstredam. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in buono stato di conservazione. Fine map of Africa with a decorative title and scale cartouche. Alexis - Hubert Jaillot (1632 - 1712), was a French cartographer. He joined the Sanson heirs and redrew Nicolas Sanson's maps on a larger scale. 'Atlas Nouveau' (1674), sea - atlas ' Le Neptune François' (1693). This plate is from the newly engraved Dutch counterfeited edition of the ' Atlas Nouveau', published by Pieter Mortier in Amsterdam. Amsterdam Amsterdam R. L. Betz "The Mapping of Africa..." (2007), map 118; O. I. Norwich, "Norwich's Maps of Africa", map 46 880 670

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        Regola delli cinque ordini d'Architettura.

      Rome, Domenico de Rossi, sd (1692), 1 volume, in-8, relié, non paginé, 70 p.. Ouvrage entièrement gravé, imprimé sur une seule face, titre gravé, 65 planches et 4 pages de texte. Reliure d'époque, plein vélin souple ivoire, dos à nerfs muet, taches marron sur les plats, marges extérieures du titre endommagées, la plupart des marges des gravures sont salies par des manipulations à répétition, quelques rajouts manuscrits sur certaines planches, déchirures avec manque de papier aux pl 2 et 62 sans atteinte aux dessins, gribouillis sur les gardes. Rare édition italienne de la fin du 17e siècle (voir bibliographie de l'architecture). Bon état. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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        Epitome rerum Romanarum cum Notis integris Cl. Salmasii, & selectis Variorum...

      Amstelaedami Wetstenium 1692In-8 (203 x 125 mm.), vélin crème rigide, nom de l'auteur calligraphié sur le dos, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Orné d'un titre gravé par R. de Hooghe, d'une vignette de titre, de 29 planches gravées représentant de nombreuses médailles et pièces de monnaie romaines, et un tableau dépliant. Cette édition de l'histoire de Rome de Florus, donnée par Graevius, comprenant des notes de Saumaise, est la réimpression de celle d'Utrecht, 1680. (défauts d'usage, traces sur le dos et les plats, quelques légères piqûres, quelques cahiers mal alignés). // Octavo (203 x 125 mm.), cream hard vellum, calligraphic author name on spine, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with an engraved title by R. de Hooghe, a vignette title, 29 engraved plates depicting numerous roman medals and coins, and a folding table. This edition of Florus' History of Rome, given by Graevius, containing notes by of Saumaise, is the reprinting of the one of Utrecht, 1680. (defects of use, dust on spine and covers, some light spots, some leaves not well lined-up).

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        Voyage en divers États d'Europe et d'Asie entrepris pour découvrir un nouveau chemin à la Chine

      Claude Barbin, Jean Boudot, George & Louis Josse, Paris 1692 - title+[pictorial plate]+xvii+folding map+406+xxiv pages with engraved initials and vignettes, and two additional plates and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7 1/2") bound in full leather with five raised bands and lettering in gilt and decorative vignettes. First edition. Philippe Avril was a Jesuit explorer of the Far East and professor of philosophy and mathematics at Paris when he was dispatched to the Jesuit missions of China. He was summoned by the Jesuit missions and sent as a Jesuit to the missions in China. Following the instructions of Ferdinand Verbiest, another Jesuit, then at Peking suggested that he attempted an overland journey which he ended up traveling for six years through Kurdistan, Armenia, Astrakhan, Persia, and other countries of eastern Asia arriving at Moscow. He now traveled to Grodno in Poland, where he renewed an acquaintance with Count de Syri, who had formerly befriended him at Astrakham. The count at the suggestion of Avril, applied ot the French government for the appointment of ambassador from the King of France to the Emperor of China. He succeed in obtaining the appointment and it was arranged that Avril should accompany him. They set out to Moscow together. An accident detained Avril and the count arrived at Moscow days before his companion. On the arrival of Avril, he received the intelligence that the Russian authorities and compelled the count to proceed and was refused permission to over take him. Avril proceeded to Warsaw, and through the assistance of Prince Jablonowksi to reach Constantinople by way of Moldavia. Here he was seized with spitting of blood and he found himself compelled to relinquish his mission and returned to France. He landed at Toulon in 1690 and published an account of his travels. Avril's journal and writings provide a significant amount of useful material for modern historians and demographers. Condition: Corners bumped and rubbed, lacking 3E4 (blank leaf between the end of the main text and start of the Table de Metiers), occasional toning, ink inscription to title, spine ends and raised spine rubbed, some spotting to leather else a good to very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA JURISPRUDENCE DU CÉLÈBRE CONSEILLER ET JURISCONSULTE GUY PAPE, DANS SES DÉCISIONS. Avec plusieurs remarques importantes, dans lesquelles sont entr'autres, employez plus de sept cens Arrests du Parlement de Grenoble. Enrichie d'une Table instructive sur les principales Matières, & exactement recherchée, tant sur le Texte que sur les Notes

      , Paris, Jean Certe 1692, in-4, pl. basane brune de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tit. doré, roulette sur les coupes, tr. jaspées, ex-libris manuscrit ancien, (reliure en mauvais état, épidermures, éraflures, mors fendus, manques aux coiffes, aux coins et aux coupes, mouillures, gardes défraîchies, lég. acidification du papier par endroits), (6 f.)-XXV (5 f.)-362p. + Table.

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        Voyage en divers États d'Europe et d'Asie entrepris pour découvrir un nouveau chemin à la Chine

      Paris, 1692 title+[pictorial plate]+xvii+folding map+406+xxiv pages with engraved initials and vignettes, and two additional plates and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7 1/2") bound in full leather with five raised bands and lettering in gilt and decorative vignettes. First edition.Philippe Avril was a Jesuit explorer of the Far East and professor of philosophy and mathematics at Paris when he was dispatched to the Jesuit missions of China. He was summoned by the Jesuit missions and sent as a Jesuit to the missions in China. Following the instructions of Ferdinand Verbiest, another Jesuit, then at Peking suggested that he attempted an overland journey which he ended up traveling for six years through Kurdistan, Armenia, Astrakhan, Persia, and other countries of eastern Asia arriving at Moscow. He now traveled to Grodno in Poland, where he renewed an acquaintance with Count de Syri, who had formerly befriended him at Astrakham. The count at the suggestion of Avril, applied ot the French government for the appointment of ambassador from the King of France to the Emperor of China. He succeed in obtaining the appointment and it was arranged that Avril should accompany him. They set out to Moscow together. An accident detained Avril and the count arrived at Moscow days before his companion. On the arrival of Avril, he received the intelligence that the Russian authorities and compelled the count to proceed and was refused permission to over take him. Avril proceeded to Warsaw, and through the assistance of Prince Jablonowksi to reach Constantinople by way of Moldavia. Here he was seized with spitting of blood and he found himself compelled to relinquish his mission and returned to France. He landed at Toulon in 1690 and published an account of his travels. Avril's journal and writings provide a significant amount of useful material for modern historians and demographers.Condition:Corners bumped and rubbed, lacking 3E4 (blank leaf between the end of the main text and start of the Table de Metiers), occasional toning, ink inscription to title, spine ends and raised spine rubbed, some spotting to leather else a good to very good copy.

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        Historia Salisburgensis. Hoc est, Vitae Episcoporum, Et Archiepiscoporum Salisburgensium; Nec non Abbatum Monasterij S. Petri ibidem. Ac Quae Per Illos Ab Anno Domini 582. per XI. continua saecula, usque ad annum 1687. gesta fuere, Historica Relatione Proposita. Intermixtis insuper Rebus memorabilibus, quae illorum temporibus passim in Orbe Terrarum contigerunt.

      Salisburgi Mayr 1692 - 31 x 22 cm. [20] Bl., 1278 S., [28] Bl. Original Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Bestoßen und berieben. Erstausgabe &#132;der umfassendsten und besten Geschichte von Salzburg aus älterer Zeit. Hier leider ohne die Ansichten die komplett (25) eigentlich nie vorkommen. Eingebunden die sehr seltene Karte " Archiepiscopatus Salisburgensis cum octonis episcopatibus metropolitano Salisburgensi subiectis. Kupferstichkarte v. Rupert Marith Salzburg 1675, 42,5 x 54 cm ". Die schöne Karte unten links mit einem minimalen Eckabschnitt, sonst tadellos erhalten. Alle Textseiten manchmal im Rand etwas stockfleckig, meist aber sauber. Nur wenige Seiten leicht gebräunt. 1.100 gr. Original Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stadtplan mit Befestigungsanlagen ('München').

      - Kupferstich v. Nicolas Person aus Quotidiani Martis Labores . b. Nicolas Person in Mainz, 1692, 15 x 22 Meurer, Das Festungsbuch des Nicolas Person, 106. - Seltener Stadtplan. - Am rechten Rand Erklärungen von 1 - 15. - Oben links Titelgirlande.

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        Rade ou les Environs de Brest A Mayance chez N. Person - D 17':.

      - Kupferstich v. Nicolas Person aus Quotidiani Martis Labores . b. Nicolas Person in Mainz, 1692, 18,5 x 27 Meurer, Das Festungsbuch des Nicolas Person, 99. - Zeigt die Bucht von Brest (Rade de Brest) mit dem Küstenstreifen von Lampaut-Ploarzel bis zur Bucht Anse di Dinan. - Mittig Brest mit Befestigungsanlage. - Unten rechts Maßstab. - Im Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche. - Sehr seltene Karte (rare map)!

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        CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria (1650-1718) - RIO delle AMAZZONI - "Corso del Fiume Amazoni descritto dal P. Cosmografo Coronelli e Dedicato all'Isllustrissimo signore Alessandro de Verrazzano Nobile fiorentino" Suggestiva mappa. 

      1692 ?). Acquaforte, f. 28x46 cm. ca. ,acquarellata d'epoca. Minimi difetti ai margini. In: Coronelli, Vincenzo - (Corso geografico universale ... In Venezia

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        FIGURES DE LA PASSION DE N.S.J.C présentées à la MARQUISE DE MAINTENON (1). // avec LE RECUEIL DE LA GRANDE PASSION (2)

      16921692, Paris, chez G.Andron (1) : 1 recueil tiré à l'italienne de 35 eaux-fortes (85x35 mm) en parfait état. // (2) : recueil de 8 eaux fortes publiées en 1618 (220x195 mm). Très RARE ensemble d' eau-forte XVIIè siècle sur le thème de "La Passion". Complet en 1er tirage. MONTAIGNE, à la Médiathèque de Bordeaux ainsi que dans notre Librairie Ancienne du Sud Gironde sous les arcades de la cité médiévale de Bazas -33- (40 minutes depuis Bordeaux).

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        CORPS ET COMPILATION DE TOUS LES COMMENTATEURS ANCIENS ET MODERNES SUR LA COUTUME DE PARIS: DU MOULIN, CHARONDAS, CHOPPIN, TOURNET, TRONCON, GUERIN, FORTIN, BRODEAU, RICARD, AUZANET, & autres; ENRICHIE DE NOUVELLES OBSERVATIONS, & DE PLUSIEURS QUESTIONS DÉCIDÉES PAR LES ARRESTS DES COURS SOUVERAINES, AVEC LES CONFÉRENCES DES AUTRES COUTUMES, (...)

      , Paris, Denys Thierry / Augustin Besoigne 1692, 3 vol. in-folio, basane brune jaspée de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés, tit. et tom. dorés sur pc. brunes, roulette sur les coupes, tit. rouges et noirs, impression en 2 colonnes, vignettes, bandeaux, culs-de-lampe et lettrines, (assez mauvais état de la reliure, épidermures, nombreux manques sur les plats, aux coupes, aux caissons et aux coins, mors fendus et coiffes accidentées, fortes mouillures au début et en fin des trois vol., papier rongé sur environ 15 cm en marge de droite, sur les 25 premiers f. du t. III, avec une très faible conséquence sur le texte), XII-814 / 883 / 8667p.

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        1692 1st Martin Cochem Life of Jesus Christ German Capuchin HUGE JERUSALEM MAP

      Baden: Baldingers, 1692. - 1692 1st Martin Cochem Life of Jesus Christ German Capuchin HUGE JERUSALEM MAP Absolutely Breathtaking Large Foldout of Holy City Beautiful work on the life of Jesus Christ illustrated with beautiful engravings! Martin of Cochem (1634 &#150; 1712) was a German Capuchin theologian, preacher, and ascetic writer. Main author: Martin, von Cochem Title: Dess grossen Lebens Christi anderer Theil, oder Beschreibung dess bittern Leydens und Sterbens unsers Herrn und Heylands Jesu Christi und dess hertzlichen Mitleydens seiner traurigsten Mutter Mariae Published: Baden: Baldingers, 1692. Language: German Notes & contents: &#149; 1st edition &#149; 9 Incredible illustrations depicting the life of Jesus, including a frontispiece and a folding engraving of the city of Jerusalem FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding; front board attached by rope cords Pages: complete with all 826 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Baden: Baldingers, 1692. Size: ~7.5in X 4.5in (19cm x 12cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $750 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Parliamentary Statutes.

      London, Charles Bill 1692 - 111 William III & Mary II Joint monarchs. Parliamentary Statutes. London, Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas&#146;d; Printers to the King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1692-1694. 50 issues in folio. 247p;( lacking no.V); pp285-511+[1 blank]; [4]p of tables; 454p; [4]p of tables. Old English & roman letter. Ornamental initials at beginnings of 1st pages. Royal arms on titles. Contemporary panelled calf with circular supralibros giltstamped in centres of sides imitating a mediaeval seal of the city of Dartmouth1, spine gilt; backstrip repaired. £1500 Statutes enacted by the House of Commons including no iii: &#145;An act for granting rates and duties of excise upon beer, ale and other liquors &#146;(1692); no vi : &#145;An act to prevent abuses committed by the traders in butter and cheese&#146;(1692); no viii: &#145;An act for prohibiting the importation of all foreign hair buttons&#145;(1692); no xvii: &#145;An act for the regaining, encouraging and settling the Greenland trade&#146;(1692) = a whale-fishing monopoly was granted to one company to end the existing hostile competition between merchant adventurers; no xvi: &#145; An act to prevent frauds by clandestine mortgages&#146; (1692), no xxiii: &#145;An act for the more easie discoverie and conviction of such as shall destroy the game of this kingdom&#146;(1692); no iii : &#145;An act for the importation of fine Italian, Sicilian and Naples thrown silk&#146;(1693 &#150; silk , the most valuable of all raw material imports, was a luxury increasingly in demand by the affluent classes); no vi : &#145;An act to prevent disputes and controversies concerning royal mines&#146;(1693); no viii: &#145; An act for the relief of poor prisoners&#146; (1694); no ix: &#145;An act which relates to weavers of cloath&#146; (1694); no x : &#145;An act for relief of the orphans and other creditors of the City of London&#146;(1694); no xvii : &#145;An act for the exportation of iron, copper and mundick metal&#146;(1694); no xx : &#145;An act for granting rates and duties upon tonnage of ships and vessels &#146; ((1694); no xxi : &#145;An act for granting several duties upon vellum, parchment and paper for four years, towards carrying on the war against France&#146; (1694) = first vote on imposition of Stamp Duty ; no xxii: &#145;An act for the licensing and regulating hackney &#150;coaches and stage-coaches&#146; (1694); no xxv : &#145;An act for the better discipline of their majesties navy royal&#146;(1694). Three issues toned owing to quality of paper, otherwise in fresh condition. 1 The seal shows a figure of a king on a ship, thought to be Edward III who in 1341 had granted a charter to the famous seaport of Dartmouth on the coast of Devon; the city provided ships for Edward&#146;s French wars and was mentioned by Chaucer; the legend reads &#145;sigillum commune dec &#150; Dertmvthe&#146; (The common seal of the honour of Dartmouth); an &#145;honour&#146; meaning a group of manors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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