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        Nuova verissima, e distinta relatione della vittoria ottenuta dall' armi Polache contro Turchi, e Tartari in Vicinanza al fiume Deniester per soccorere Caminiecz.

      Venice, Zuanne Batti, 1694.. 4to. (4) pp. With woodcut printer's device to t. p. Folded broadsheet.. Rare contemporary news report about the victory of the Polish and Lithanian army against the Ottoman troops at Kamianets and the fall of the Turkish-occupied fortress of Gyula to the Imperial troops in late 1694. Also published in German as "Umständliche Relation von dem herrlichen Sieg, welchen die polnische neben der litauischen Armee gegen die Türken und Tataren bei Kamieniec den 6. Oktober 1694 erhalten hat". In the Great Turkish War of 1683-99, the Holy League (Austria, Poland, Venice, and Russia) successfully defended Vienna, then re-conquered Hungary; the war ended with the 1699 Treaty of Karlowitz. - Not in Italian libraries; not in OCLC.

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        [Album of 53 engravings of ladies of the Court of Louis XIV]

      Oblong quarto. Mid 19th century brown morocco gilt, scuffed and worn. Most engravings trimmed to slightly within right platemark, a few to within the left and right platemark. Titles trimmed away, occasional paper repairs. Very clean collection. Many of the portraits are taken from the series ìTouts les Portraits de la Courî (H or R Bonnart, 1694 and 1695), some (not yet identified) are apparently from the Spanish court. Portraits include: ï Madame la Marquise díAntin (1695); ï Madame la Marquise DíEngragues (1695); ï Madame la Marquise DíEstrades; ï Madame la Marquise de Florensac (1694); ï Madame la marquise de Montespan (1694); ï Madame la Duchesse de Nevers; ï Anne Marie díOrleans Duchesse de Savoye; ï Duchess de Foix (name in pencil); ï Mlle de Chartres (name in pencil); ï La reine d espagne (name in pencil); ï Mme. DíEscota (name in pencil). Several prints show nurses with their young wards, one of whom wears a crown. The Bonnartsí atelier did four types of subjects for its engravings: current fashion; stars of theatre and ballet; ìsymbolicî subjects, such as love or spring or harmony; and finally, portraits of courtiers. Portraits were meant to represent the types of dress worn by the noble families of France. Unlike fashion plates with their invariable plain backgrounds or the ìsymbolicî prints with their antique or imaginative settings, the courtier portraits were set on the grounds of Versailles or an imposing chateau. The faces of the subjects are based on available portraits or, occasionally, on authentic sittings (although little has been written about the relation between the Bonnart portrait and the actual appearance of the subject). According to the Victoria and Albert curators: The court of Louis XIV was extremely opulent and courtiers were expected to dress to reflect their position. The court of the Sun King was characterized by [excessive] protocol governing behavior, etiquette, precedence and dress ñ a policy used by Louis XIV to control and distract his court. He hoped his courtiersí time and resources were spent on impressing him rather than plotting rebellion. A high-ranking courtier would need a large and expensive wardrobe because rules for clothing, as well as behavior, were carefully stratified so that only those of higher rank could wear certain fabrics or styles. According to historian Joan DeJean, these portraits were carefully planned and published in series: the princes of the French court, the great ladies of the court (with the advertisement that other portraits of the court were available). ìIt was a bit like playing cards; you wanted to have the entire deck. And so they moved the genre away from the individual print and in the direction of the portfolio or the book . . . . these series identified fashion with the specific individualsóand with their lifestyles, or at least the viewerís fantasy of their lifestyles. Each outfit was shown off the shoulders of one of the most important ladies at Versaillesî (71). The Bonnarts were also innovative in other ways. ìWhereas Saint-Jean had displayed his anonymous models against a plain white background, [here] the Bonnarts. . . showed off their aristocratic stars standing in front of their magnificent chateaus or in their fabulous gardens. . .î (72). Historian Philip Mansel explains the political and economic logic behind fashionable dress code for courtiers at Versailles: Dress also signaled the nature of court society. . . . Constantly demanding rich and fashionable new clothes, Versailles was an insatiable system of conspicuous consumption, on which thousands of livelihoods depended, like the annual fashion shows in Paris and Milan today. . . . In France more than in most countries, perhaps because royal authority had been so frequently attacked . . . dress was a political issue . . . ësplendour is necessary to maintain the rank of birth, to teach respect to the Peoples and to uphold commerce and the artsí. . . . Dress was one of the principal ways by which [the courtiers] sent the public, each other, the King and themselves, a reassuring message of status and wealth. . . . Until 1724, however, the French government continued to issue traditional sumptuary ordinances which since the fourteenth century had tried to regulate luxury in dress, stop subjects and their servants from wearing clothes ëbeyond their qualityí and force them to dress ëaccording to their stationí. . . . Under the energetic direction of Colbert, the French government used the court as a showcase for the French cloth and dress industry. Thus on one occasion at court Madame de Montespan, in her public role as ëa triumphant beauty to display to all the ambassadors,í wore a dress entirely covered in poin de France laceí. (xv-8) References: DeJean, Joan, The Essence of Style (New York: Free Press, 2005); Mansel, Philip, Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005); ìMonsieur,î Henri Bonnart, Victoria and Albert Museum, http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O636361/monsieur-print-henri-bonnart-ii/. Provenance: Catherine Howland Hunt (1830-1909), wife of the important architect Richard Morris Hunt (1827-1895), both residents of Newport, Rhode Island. Richard Morris Hunt had lived in Paris as the first American student to attend Ecole des Beaux-Arts. The couple spent a year and a half in Paris after their marriage in 1861. It was probably during this time when the collection of portraits was acquired from one or more sources. Signed on front flyleaf Catherine Howland Hunt, R.M. H. (with paraph).

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        AMERIKA; America, Nord- und Südamerika, Kupferstich von Mösting bei Cluver 1694, dekorativ koloriert, Mittelpunkt: Mexiko, 21x26 cm

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        Specimen de gemmarum origine & virtutibu. In quo proponuntur & historice illustrantur quaedam conjecturae circa consistentiam materiae lapidum praetiosorum,. Primum Anglice conscriptum. nunc Latine, interprete C(hrist.) S(andius d. J.). Hamburg, G. Schultz / Amsterdam Janssonius à Waesberge 1673. Kl. 8°. 9 Bll., 206 S., mit gest. Frontispiz.- Angeb.: Ders., Tractatus de cosmicis rerum qualitatibus, de cosmicis suspicionibus, de temperie subterranearum regionum, de temperie submarinarum regionum, de fundo maris. Ex Anglica in Latinam linguam conversi. Ebda. 1671. 6 Bll., 60 S., 40 S., 42 S., 64 S., 30 S., 24 S., 2 Bll., 57 S. ("Dissertatio de intestinis motibus"); Angeb.: Ders., Tractatus. Ubi 1. Mira aeris. 2. Observata nova circa duratione

      - I) Fulton, Boyle 98 (nur 2 Ex.) - Weill 10, 52: "All the Latin editions of Boyle, intended for the Continental reader are rare? - vgl. Krivatsy 1694 (Ausg. Genf 1680.- II) Fulton, Boyle 85 (nur 3 Ex.): "It may well be looked upon as one of the important milestones in the history of the theories of chemical combinations? - Weill 27, 45 - vgl. Krivatsy 1689 (Ausg. London 1672.- Erste von 3 od. 4 lat. Ausgaben im Jahr der Erstausgabe.- III) Fulton, Boyle 79 - vgl. Krivatsy 1691 (Ausg. London 1670).- Zweite lat. Ausgabe.- Zu Beginn mit kl. Wurmgang, nur wenig gebräunt od. fleckig, Rücken etw. restauriert. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Father Malebranche's Treatise Concerning the Search after Truth

      Father Malebranche's Treatise Concerning the Search after TruthMALEBRANCHE, Father. TAYLOR, T., [translator]. Father Malebranche's Treatise Concerning the Search after Truth. The Whole Work Compleat. To which is added the author's treatise of Nature and Grace. Being a consequence of the principles contain'd in the search. London: Printed by L. Lichfield, for Thomas Bennet at the Half-Moon, 1694.First edition in English. Folio (12 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches; 327 x 196 mm). [xiv], 172, 10, 203, [1], 42 pp. Eighteenth-century half brown calf over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering. Front joint cracked but still strong. Some browning throughout (especially to signature Ll). Overall, a very good copy.Malebranche is now recognized as a major figure in the history of philosophy, occupying a crucial place in the Rationalist tradition of Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz. The Search after Truth is his first, longest and most important work. As a leading Cartesian, Malebranche argued in The Search after Truth (1675) and the Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion (1688) that our ideas provide no direct, certain knowledge of bodies, but that instead we "see all things in god." This divinely ordained occasionalism provided for the apparent regularity of the natural world without appealing to any genuine causal interaction among things. Malebranche's explanation of the imperfection of a divinely-created universe in the Treatise on Nature and Grace (1680) and other theological writings influenced the theodicy of Leibniz.Wing M-317.HBS 66882.$2,000

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        Befestigungsgrundriß, mit Umgebung, rechs unten kleine Umgebungskarte, "Plan de la ville de St. Ya en Piemont .. 1644".

      . Kupferstich n. Seb. de Pontault de Beaulieu, 1694, 44 x 53. Fauser, Nr. 12544.- Oben links die Titelkartusche, unten rechs eine kleine Umgebungskarte: "Carte de Gouuernement de St. Ya". Der Plan und die Karte sind umgeben von einer dek. Barockbordüre. - Zeigt einen Befestigungsplan m. den Truppenstellungen im Jahr 1644, am unteren Rand Darstellung von Soldaten zu Pferde.

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        Traite des maladies des femmes grosses, et de celles qui sont accouchees; Enseignant la bonne & veritable methode pour bien aider les Femmes en leurs accouchemens naturels, & les moyens de remedier a tous ceux qui sont contre nature, & aux indispositions des enfans nouveau-nes: Avec une description tres-exacte de toutes les parties de la Femme qui servent a la generation. Quatrieme edition. [Suivi de:] Observations sur la grossesse et l'accouchement des femmes, et sur leurs maladies & celles des enfans nouveau-nez.

      Paris, Laurent d'Houry, 1694.. 2 in 1 volume. 4to. (12), 555, (24) p.; (8), 572, (12) p. With engraved Portrait as frontispice and 32 (9 full-page) copper engravings, all in the first part. Mid 19th century half calf on 5 raised bands with gilt title on spine; little rubbed, center part of the mabled paper of front cover torn away.. I: Last 17th century edition of the important work on obstetrics. II: First edition of the "Observations sur la grossesse." - Very occasionally little stained , page 249 of second part with ink annotations in margins.

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        Constructions plans et décorations des jardins de France d'Angleterre et d'Allemagne recueil contenant des plans de jardins connus, extrêmement pittoresques, des projets non moins satisfaisans, des élévations de fabriques de tout genre d'architecture Égyptienne, Chinoise, Arabe, Turque, gothique, Grecque, Romaine et Française, des ornemens analogues et des détails essentiels pour l'exécution, avec texte explicatif en trois langues. ... Nouvelle édition. Première [-seconde] partie. Paris, Bance ainé (printed by Ducessois), 1831. 2 parts, each in 12 instalments. Large oblong 4to (25 x 33.5 cm). With an engraved frontispiece and 96 numbered engraved plates in the first part and an engraved frontispiece and 70 engraved plates (numbered 1-96, including 17 double-page and 3 four-page) in the second part. Each instalment in publisher's original boards cover with brown paper, printed in letterpress on the front (with a wide decorative border built up from fleurons), all identical except for the manuscript part and instalment numbers. Later endpapers.

      WorldCat (4 copies, incl. 2 with part 1 only); for the first edition see: BAL 1694; Berlin Kat. 3312a (lacking 1 plate); Brunet III, col. 694; Ganay 168bis (Second part with 12 plates only); Graesse IV, p. 46 (first part only); Springer, Tuinkunst, p. 80, no. 331. Extremely rare complete copy of the second edition of "a very important work for its time" ("Een voor dien tijd zeer belangrijk werk", Springer) of engraved garden designs, by the renowned architect and draughtsman Jean Charles Krafft (1764-1833), with explanations of the plates in French, English and German. The plates illustrate the most beautiful picturesque gardens, landscapes and related designs (including castles, mansions, etc.), in France, England and Germany, including the estate of the Prince of Montelbeliard in Alsace (designed by Jean Baptiste Kleber), the garden and castle of Harnoit in Picardie (by Huvet), the garden of Hôtel de Soubise (by M Jacques Cellerier), the gardens of Schwetzingen Castle, the gardens of Stowe at Buckinghamshire, and the gardens of the castle of the Marquis de Floriment (by Kleber). The designs are primarily form the 18th and 19th century and were designed in various styles including Egyptian, Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Gothic, Greec, Roman and French. The series was originally published in 24 monthly instalments in 1809/10 as Plans des plus beaux jardins pittoresques de France, d'Angleterre et d'Allemagne.With contemporary owner's inscription of L. Reijff on each of the boards. The text of instalment 7, part 1, is erroneously bound in instalment 7 of part 2, and the text of the latter is bound after the text of instalment 6, part 2. With some occasional minor foxing and the paper of the bindings with some ears and abrasions. A very good copy of the extremely rare second edition of a collection of engraved gardens designs, in the original publisher's printed boards.

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        Tractatus Varii De Pulicibus, Quorum Primus exhibet Dissertationem Iuridicam Opizii Iocoserii De eo, quod iustum est, circa Spiritus familiares Foeminarum, Hoc est Pulices. Secundus Laudem & defensionem Pulicum, ex Masenii Exercitat. Oratoriis desumptam, Tertius Vituperium & Damnationem illorum, eiusdem Autoris. Et Quartus Flochiam Greiffoldi Knickknakkii ex Floilandia Cortum Versicale de Flois, Swartibus illis Thiericulis, quae omnes fere Menschos Mannos, Weibras, Jungfras &c. Behupffere, & Spitzibus Schnablis stechere & beissere solent.

      (Nürnberg), Utopiae Literis Alphabeticis, (1694).. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel. 1 Bl., SS. 7 - 166 (so komplett!) Geflammter Lederband d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Rücken-, Decken und Innenkantenfileten. 12°.. VD17 12:647088B; Brunet IV, 708; Graesse VI/2, 183 (datiert auf 1743); Hayn, Floh-Literatur 77; Hayn-Got. VII, 674: "Sehr seltenes Maccaronicum!". - Humorvolles, in juristischer Sprache verfasstes Werk des Marburger Juristen über Flöhe. Das hübsche Kupfer zeigt in drei Szenen verschiedene Damen, die sich kratzen, bzw. Kleidung und Bett von dem Getier säubern. Die Seitenansicht einer Nackten mit "sichtbaren" Flohbissen. - Enthält Werke u. d. T.: Opizii Iocoserii Dissertatio Politica. - Jacobi Masenii Laus & Defensio Pulicum. - Jacobi Masenii Vituperium & Damnatio Pulicum. - Floia Cortum versicale De Flois, Swartibus, Illis Deiriculis ... / Autore Gripholdo Knickknackio. - - - Gelenke etwas wurmspurig, leicht bestoßen. Das Kupfer im schmalen weißen Rand mit kleinen Läsuren.

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        RÉCRÉATIONS MATHÉMATIQUES ET PHYSIQUES, qui contiennent plusieurs problèmes d'Arithmétique, de Géométrie, d'Optique, de Gnomonique, de Cosmographie, de Mécanique, de Pyrotechnie, et de Physique. Avec un Traité nouveau des Horloges Élémentaires.

      1694 - Paris, Jombert, 1694. Deux volumes petit in-8 (132 X 195) veau fauve marbré, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés aux petits fers, large dentelle dorée en queue, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, tomaison dorée, coupes et coiffes filetées, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : (16) ff. de titre, préface et table des problèmes, 400 pages, 42/44 planches hors-texte (manquent les planches n°14 et 15) ; Tome II : (8) ff. de titre, préface et table des problèmes, 303 pages, 20 planches hors-texte (n°45 à 64) - (4) ff. de titre, préface et table des chapitres, 163 pages, (1) page d'extrait du privilège du roi, 20 planches hors-texte, (2) ff. de catalogue de la Librairie Jombert. Coiffe supérieure des deux tomes manquante, quelques cernes de mouillure dans la marge de plusieurs feuillets, sans gravité ni altération de la qualité du papier. Ex-libris tampon encré "P. GABENT" sur le premier feuillet blanc des deux tomes. JOINT une copie en fac-similé des deux planches manquantes. ÉDITION ORIGINALE du plus célèbre traité français ancien sur la prestidigitation, les effets spéciaux, la physique amusante et les machines curieuses. Elle comporte 62/64 PLANCHES gravées hors-texte (les planches 14 et 15 manquent, mais une copie en fac-similé de ces planches est jointe à l'exemplaire). L'ouvrage apporte une approche ludique des mathématiques à travers nombre de problèmes distrayants et techniques nouvelles de calcul tels la « multiplication par les doigts ». Elle comporte un "Traité des horloges élémentaires" de Domenico MARTINELLI, une longue dissertation sur les lampes perpétuelles et surtout des « tours de gibecière » (tours de prestidigitation). Le "problème 21" du second tome des "Récréations", «Construire un Carosse, dans lequel on se puisse conduire soi-même là où l'on voudra, sans aucuns Chevaux » décrit un mode de locomotion qui préfigure l'automobile : derrière le conducteur, qui tient dans ses mains les rênes, se tient debout un valet qui actionne avec les pieds deux planches montées sur ressort, donnant ainsi l'impulsion au chariot. (Plantureux, "Ouvrages sur la vanité des sciences, la pluralité des mondes et la passion du jeu", n°103 - "Biographical dictionary of mathematicians", T. IV, pp. 1895-96 - Wikipédia, Article "Jacques Ozanam" de Wikipédia en français). AGRÉABLE EXEMPLAIRE, conservé dans sa reliure en veau de l'époque. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Specimen de gemmarum origine & virtutibu. In quo proponuntur & historice illustrantur quaedam conjecturae circa consistentiam materiae lapidum praetiosorum,... Primum Anglice conscriptum... nunc Latine, interprete C(hrist.) S(andius d. J.). Hamburg, G. Schultz / Amsterdam Janssonius a Waesberge 1673. Kl. 8°. 9 Bll., 206 S., mit gest. Frontispiz.- Angeb.: Ders., Tractatus de cosmicis rerum qualitatibus, de cosmicis suspicionibus, de temperie subterranearum regionum, de temperie submarinarum regionum, de fundo maris. Ex Anglica in Latinam linguam conversi. Ebda. 1671. 6 Bll., 60 S., 40 S., 42 S., 64 S., 30 S., 24 S., 2 Bll., 57 S. ("Dissertatio de intestinis motibus"); Angeb.: Ders., Tractatus. Ubi 1. Mira aeris... 2. Observata nova circa durationem... 3. Experimenta Nova...4: Eiusdem Quantitatis Aerisrarefacti... London, H. Herringman 1671. 71 S., mit Holzschnitt-Titelvignette, Prgt. d. Zt.

      . . I) Fulton, Boyle 98 (nur 2 Ex.) - Weill 10, 52: "All the Latin editions of Boyle, intended for the Continental reader are rare" - vgl. Krivatsy 1694 (Ausg. Genf 1680.- II) Fulton, Boyle 85 (nur 3 Ex.): "It may well be looked upon as one of the important milestones in the history of the theories of chemical combinations" - Weill 27, 45 - vgl. Krivatsy 1689 (Ausg. London 1672.- Erste von 3 od. 4 lat. Ausgaben im Jahr der Erstausgabe.- III) Fulton, Boyle 79 - vgl. Krivatsy 1691 (Ausg. London 1670).- Zweite lat. Ausgabe.- Zu Beginn mit kl. Wurmgang, nur wenig gebräunt od. fleckig, Rücken etw. restauriert.

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        Introductio in omnem geographiam veterem ac novam olim studio & opera Johannis Bunonis... in multis passim correctior curante Johanne Reiskio. Wolfenbüttel, Bißmarck für Bunos Erben 1694. 4°. 15 Bll. 608 S., 56 Bll., (Index) mit gest. Titel, 2 (mehrf. gef.) Tabellen, 3 Kupfertafeln und 43 (20 mehrf.) gef. Kupferkarten, blindgepr. Schweinsldrbd. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen.

      . . Sabin 13805.- Cluver war der Begründer der historischen Geographie als selbständige Wissenschaft.- Enthält eine Weltkarte, ferner Karten von Europa, Asien, Afrika, Spanien mit Portugal, Frankreich, Benelux, Schweiz, Großbritanien, Deutschland, Dänemark, Schweden mit Norwegen, Italien, Sizilien, Korsika mit Sardinien, Griechenland, Rußland, Polen, China, Persien, Palästina, Agypten, u.a.- Meist etw. gebräunt od. stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. angeschmutzt u. berieben.

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        Gesamtans., "Perpignan. Capitale de Roussillion".

      . Kupferstich ( m. Barockbordüre ) n. Seb. de Pontault de Beaulieu, 1694, 44,5 x 54. Fauser, Nr. 10764. - Dek. Blatt mit einer breiten, von seperater Platte gestochener Bordüre. Ãœber der Ansicht ein großes leeres Portraitmedaillon flankiert von Putten, Girlanden und Draperien, unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von A - Z. - Der Stich ist von 3 Platten gedruckt.

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        Tractatus Varii De Pulicibus, Quorum Primus exhibet Dissertationem Iuridicam Opizii Iocoserii De eo, quod iustum est, circa Spiritus familiares Foeminarum, Hoc est Pulices. Secundus Laudem & defensionem Pulicum, ex Masenii Exercitat. Oratoriis desumptam, Tertius Vituperium & Damnationem illorum, eiusdem Autoris. Et Quartus Flochiam Greiffoldi Knickknakkii ex Floilandia Cortum Versicale de Flois, Swartibus illis Thiericulis, quae omnes fere Menschos Mannos, Weibras, Jungfras &c. Behupffere, & Spitzibus Schnablis stechere & beissere solent

      (Nürnberg), Utopiae Literis Alphabeticis, (1694).. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel. 1 Bl., SS. 7 - 166 (so komplett!) Geflammter Lederband d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Rücken-, Decken und Innenkantenfileten. 12°. VD17 12:647088B; Brunet IV, 708; Graesse VI/2, 183 (datiert auf 1743); Hayn, Floh-Literatur 77; Hayn-Got. VII, 674: "Sehr seltenes Maccaronicum!". - Humorvolles, in juristischer Sprache verfasstes Werk des Marburger Juristen über Flöhe. Das hübsche Kupfer zeigt in drei Szenen verschiedene Damen, die sich kratzen, bzw. Kleidung und Bett von dem Getier säubern. Die Seitenansicht einer Nackten mit "sichtbaren" Flohbissen. - Enthält Werke u. d. T.: Opizii Iocoserii Dissertatio Politica. - Jacobi Masenii Laus & Defensio Pulicum. - Jacobi Masenii Vituperium & Damnatio Pulicum. - Floia Cortum versicale De Flois, Swartibus, Illis Deiriculis ... / Autore Gripholdo Knickknackio. - - - Gelenke etwas wurmspurig, leicht bestoßen. Das Kupfer im schmalen weißen Rand mit kleinen Läsuren.

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        Opera... editio novissima

      London: T. Dring & C. Harper, 1694. Octavo, with an additional engraved allegorical title, letterpress title printed in red & black, complete with the often missing imprimatur leaf at start; with a map and other figures in the text; faint marginal stain; early eighteenth-century calf with contemporary armorial bookplate, spine slightly aged, front joint splitting but firm. First appearance of Macrobius in England. The first edition of Macrobius to be printed in England, a fully-indexed "modern" critical version with notes by Pontanus, Meursius and Gronovius, and illustrated with numerous figures including the famous world map (p. 106) showing a massive antipodal southern continent. By the time of this edition, some two centuries after its first appearance in print, the map has become somewhat simplified. Its large southern continent now carries the legend "Perusta inhabitabilis / Temperata

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        An essay on humane understanding. 2nd ed

      London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1694. <p>Locke, John (1632-1704). An essay concerning humane understanding. . . . The second edition, with large additions. Folio. [40], 407, [13, incl. index]pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait by P. Vanderbanck after Sylvester Brounower. London: Printed for Awnham and John Churchil . . . and Samuel Manship, 1694. 313 x 187 mm. Calf ca. 1694, rebacked, corners a bit worn. Light soiling on preliminary leaves, but very good.</p><p>Second edition, with approximately 50 pages of new material, and the first to include Locke&#39;s name on the title. "Locke is known today primarily as the author of An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. This would have no doubt pleased him. It was the work in which he invested the most effort and on which he staked his reputation" (Attig, p. 40). Locke&#39;s philosophy was founded on psychological principles about the scope, nature and boundaries of human knowledge that limited the data of psychology to the contents of an individual&#39;s consciousness-what happens in the mind when a person sees something, remembers a past event, puzzles over a problem, or experiences a distinct emotion. Mental life could be known, by introspection, for what it was; Locke&#39;s psychology thus was principally a descriptive science without any need for elaborate techniques of analysis. Locke&#39;s philosophy has not only had a profound effect upon philosophical and political thought, but also laid the foundations of modern psychology, dominating the field until well into the nineteenth century.</p><p>The Essay was first published in 1690, but Locke continued to revise it during his lifetime. "Four editions were published during his lifetime . . . To these editions, he added important discussions on liberty and determinism, identity, perception, enthusiasm and the association of ideas" (Attig, p. 41). Attig, Works of John Locke, 229. Wing L-2740. See Garrison-Morton 4967; Printing and the Mind of Man 164. </p>

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        An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. In Four Books. Written by John Locke, Gent. The Second Edition, with large Additions. London: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchil, and Samuel Manship, 1694.

      - Folio, engraved frontispiece portrait, [xxxix], 407, [11] pp., contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, armorial bookplate of John Banson with underlinings and annotations scattered throughout, later ownership inscription of James Best dated 1799 on pastedown and title-page, worm trace running through lower fore-corner, light browning and waterstaining to the first few leaves, overall a good copy. The important second edition, now with a portrait and Locke's name on the title-page, and 31 leaves of new material. One of about 700 copies printed (Nidditch). Yolton 62B. Wing L2740. 'When Thomas Basset was running out of copies of the first edition in February 1693, he signed a contract with Locke . to pay him ten shillings per sheet for additional materials for a new printing. These additions included an expansion of Book I, Chap. IV; the chapter on power (2.21) was almost entirely new; a new chapter, 'Of Identity and Diversity', was inserted as 2.27 . and a discussion was added to 2.9.8 . Other numerous additions were made throughout, sectional summaries added in the margins, and an analytical index supplied. Locke further had an engraving made from his portrait done by his amanuensis Sylvester Brounower . engraved by P. Vanderbanck [which] served also as the frontispiece to the third and fourth editions. Locke also had the corrections and new material printed up separately for his friends to insert in their copies of the first edition' (Yolton). Provenance: John Banson, LL.D., was Clerk and Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge and later (from 1751) Rector of Swanington in Norfolk. The annotations in the copy (presumably by him) cross-reference terms within Locke's Essay and sometimes point outwards to other works including Bacon's Advancement of Learning (1605), John Pearson's Exposition on the Creed (1659), John Wilkins's Of the Principles and Duties of Natural Religion (1675), Samuel Parker's Demonstration of the Divine Authority of the Law of Nature (1681), James Tyrrell's Disquisition of the Law of Nature (1692), William Wotton's Reflections upon Ancient and Modern Learning (1694), and Tillotson's Works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EIKON BASILIKE DEUTERA. THE POURTRAICTURE OF HIS SACRED MAJESTY KING CHARLES II. With his reasons for turning Roman Catholick; published by K. James. Found in the Strong Box.

      No place or name of printer, 1694.FIRST EDITION 1694, small 8vo, 170 x 105 mm, 6¾ x 4¼ inches, engraved frontispiece of the King, pages: (2), iii - xvi, 320, with errata at foot of final page, bound in modern quarter calf over marbled sides, gilt dividing line, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered title, all edges gilt. Small pale damp stain at inner edge of frontispiece and title page, showing faintly intermittently throughout the volume, occasional small pale brown stain, a little spotting to last 50 pages, mostly to top outer corner, last 20 pages foxed and last 6 pages browned, of which 1 has tiny chip to fore - edge and final page has 2 tiny chips to upper margin, browned pages all easily legible. A very good tight copy of a scarce work. First 3 words of title in Greek letters. The frontispiece which is an imitation of the one in Charles I's Eikon Basilike shows the King kneeling before a table covered with a cloth decorated with the fleur - de - lis and on which is a crown and sceptre; above and to his left is a female figure seated on a cloud, possibly one of his mistresses. "This is a malignant attack on Charles II, of unknown authorship, representing him as a Roman Catholic throughout. There are seventy - seven chapters, caricaturing the 'Eikon' and dealing with various episodes in the King's career, some of which have mock prayers at the end". See Madan, A New Bibliography of the Eikon Basilike, page 111, No. 132. Pages 309 - 315 contain two papers, found in the strong box and published in 1686, setting out the King's reasons for turning Roman Catholic. Pages 316 - 320 contain an account of his death signed Jo. Hudleston. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        GEMMAE ET SCULPTURAE ANTIQUAE DEPICTAE... Addita earum enarratione.

      Franeker, Leonard Strik, 1694.SECOND LATIN EDITION PRINTED IN THE NETHERLANDS 1694 (first published in Italian in 1657, in Latin in Rome in 1680 and in Amsterdam in 1685), 2 parts in 1 volume each with title page, that in Part I printed red and black, PART I LACKS ADDITIONAL ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE (not called for in Part II), small 4to, approximately 200 x 150 mm, 8 x 6 inches, 269 engraved plates: engraved portrait of Agostini as frontispiece, 217 plates in Part I numbered 1 - 3 and 1 - 214, 51 plates in Part II numbered 1 - 51, pages: [36], 83, [1]; [12], 71, [1], divisional half - title present in each part, bound in full contemporary vellum, early hand lettering to spine. HENRY BLACKMER COPY WITH HIS LABEL ON FRONT PASTEDOWN. Vellum lightly soiled, slightly darkened on spine, front inner hinge cracked, faint foxing to margins of portrait, prelim pages lightly age - browned, 2 prelim leaves in Part II lightly browned, otherwise text clean and bright, faint foxing to outer margins of a few plates. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (lacking additional engraved title as noted). See Sinkankas, Gemology, Volume I, No. 32 which collates exactly as our volume except that the signatures are slightly different. The work consists of "engraved gem illustrations mostly taken from the antique ... with annotations by Giovanni Bellori, the noted Italian antiquary... the text is little more than a factual explanation of the objects depicted, but the engravings are remarkable for 'relatively little detail' but done in a 'clever, fresh buoyant manner'" (Sinkankas quoting C. W. King, Antique Gems and Rings). The designs in Part I are mainly portraits of one kind or another plus some of animals, the designs in Part II are of gods, heroes and philosophers in various poses and activities plus some animals. All the plates have a title at the top and below the name of the gem on which they are carved (cristallo, onice, lapis lazzali etc). The designs are by Agostini and the engravings by Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi. Agostini (1593 - 1669) was born near Sienna and served as antiquary to Francesco Cardinal Barberini. He was appointed by Pope Alexander VII as superintendent of antiquities in the Papal States, and he directed in Rome the excavations of the Forum and of thermae near the church of San Lorenzo in Panisperna. FROM THE FAMOUS COLLECTION OF HENRY BLACKMER. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        HISTOIRE GENERALE DES DROGUES, traitant des Plantes, des Animaux & des Mineraux

      Paris, Jean-Baptiste Loyson, & Augustin Pillon, et Estienne Ducastin, 1694.Ouvrage enrichy de plus de quatre cent figures en taille - douce tirees d'apres nature; avec un discours qui explique leurs differens noms, les pays d'ou elles viennent, la maniere de connoitre les veritables d'avec les falsifiees, & leurs proprietez, ou l'on decouvre l'erreur des Anciens & des Modernes; le tout tres utile au public. FIRST EDITION, EDITION ORIGINALE, French text, 1694. Folio, approximately 405 x 245 mm, 15¾ x 9¾ inches, portrait frontispiece by A. le Clerc le Jeune, more than 400 engravings in the text of plants, animals and some of production methods for commodities such as tobacco or indigo, pictorial head - and tailpieces and some decorated initials, title page printed red and black, complete with half - title, pages: [12], 16, 304 (i.e. 336); 108; 116, [38], as in all copies after page 232 in the first part there are 32 pages numbered I to XXXII, followed by page 233, bound in full antique panelled calf with blind tooled decoration, rebacked with raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered morocco label, new endpapers. Covers rubbed, scuffed and scratched with some staining to lower cover, small repairs to corners, fore - edge margin on portrait slightly trimmed, a few pages lightly browned or faintly foxed, 2 pages browned all over, no loss of legibility, small piece missing from 2 lower corners, another lower corner with old paper repair and pale damp stain, no loss of text, a closed tear in blank area on 1 page just affecting image, repaired invisibly with no loss of image, another to a lower margin with old paper repair, small ink cross in 1 margin, 2 neat ink notes in margin of index, otherwise contents clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of the first edition. Pierre Pomet (1658 - 1699) was a French pharmacologist, chemist and botanist who became chief supplier of drugs to Louis XIV. After his apprenticeship he travelled widely in Europe collecting botanical, mineral and medicinal samples and on his return opened a shop selling drugs. He was asked to give lectures at the Jardin des Plantes on the preparation of his products and he issued regular catalogues of them. This work was translated into English and German. Part I deals with botanical medicine and most of the illustrations are of plants but there are some interesting and unusual plates: curing tobacco, manufacturing sugar, processing indigo. Part II is on animals and their uses in medicine with interesting plates of unicorns, whales, rhinoceros and elephant, silk manufacture, bee - keeping, packing tuna into barrels. Part II opens with a long piece on the Egyptians and in particular on Mummies with an interesting plate. Part III is on fossils and minerals including gold, silver, iron, mercury, tin, copper, vitriol, lead, antimony, arsenic, sulphur and precious stones. See: Garrison - Morton, A Medical Bibliography, 1827.1 : "The most complete materia medica of the time"; Krivatsy, 17th Century Books in the National Library of Medicine, No. 9136; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume IV, page 411. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Plan de La Ville de Roses en Catalogne, Asiegée le 2e d'Avril par Les Armées du Roy Tres Chre.s, Comandees par le Maréchal du Plessis Praslain, Rendue a l'Obeissance du Roy, le 29e May Ensuivant 1645.

      1694 - Paris, c. 1694. 415 x 533mm. A plan of the siege of Roses in Girona by the French forces, during the Catalan Revolt of 1645, in which Catalonia sided with France against Castilian-dominated Spain. It was not until the Treaty of the Pyrenees (1659) that control of Catalonia was restored to Spain. With an inset of the town and its defences in the top left hand corner together with an explanatory table, and an inset map of the location of Roses in the lower left hand corner. With a company of footsoldiers and mounted cavalry in the foreground. From Beaulieu's atlas 'Les Glorieuses Conquestes de Louis le Grand'.

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        ACTA ERUDITORUM MDCXCIV.

      Leipzig, apud Joh. Grossii haeredes & Joh. Thom. Fritschium, typis Christiani Goezii, 1694.Containing a full year's issues from January to December 1694, Latin text with some titles in French, German or Italian, full list of authors at the end entered under specialisms such as mathematics or medicine, plus index of topics treated. 1694, small 4to, approximately 210 x 165 mm, 8¼ x 6¼ inches, 11 plates numbered I - XI in the first 10 months, 2 for July, 8 folding, pages: (2), 346, 345 - 392, 313 - 518, pagination somewhat erratic but collated and guaranteed complete, the jump from 392 to 313 is mentioned in the index, bound in full contemporary vellum, remains of hand lettered title to spine. Vellum slightly marked and slightly spotted, lower corners just slightly bumped, some early ink inscriptions on the endpapers with the signature of William Spence plus a mention of having left Glasgow in 1795, which points to the Scottish mathematician of that name (1777 - 1815), further signatures of Spence on second endpaper which also bears his library stamp (W S No: 8), and on reverse of title page with some show through, on rear endpaper Spence has written "Isaac Newton Eques Auratus", front endpapers slightly spotted, a couple of ink spots on title page, age - browning to pages, heavy in some places but all still easily legible, ink spot to 2 inner margins. Binding tight and firm. A good complete copy. Acta Eruditorum was the first scientific journal of the German lands, founded in 1682 in Leipzig by Otto Mencke and patterned after the French Journal des savants and Italian Giornale de' letterati. It contained excerpts from new writings, reviews, small essays and notes. Most of them were devoted to the natural sciences and mathematics and many eminent scientists published there including Newton and Bernoulli. There were also contributions by physicians, architects, geographers, historians, humanists, philosophers and theologians. In this volume there are articles on or by Johann Bernoulli, Jacob Bernoulli, Robert Boyle, Giovanni Ciampini, Augustin Charles Daviler, Christiaan Huygens, Leibniz, Ozanam, Francis Bacon, and many others. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Myotomia reformata: Or, a new administration of all the muscles of humane bodies

      London: Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, 1694. First edition. </p>Cowper, William (1666-1709). Myotomia reformata. . . . 8vo. [24], 280pp. 10 folding engraved plates. London: Sam. Smith & Benj. Walford, 1694. 192 x 111 mm. Paneled calf c. 1694, rebacked, endpapers renewed. Minor foxing & staining. </p><p>First Edition. The original octavo version of Cowper&#39;s anatomy of the muscles. Cowper produced the most significant anatomy of the muscles since the Renaissance; he was particularly concerned with correcting the English writers Molins and Browne then in vogue. After the publication of the 1694 edition, Cowper worked until his death on an enlarged version, which was published posthumously in 1724 as a sumptuous folio atlas with 66 plates (some after Rubens and Raphael). Russell 209. Wing C 6700. </p>

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        Opera? editio novissima?

      T. Dring & C. Harper, London 1694 - Octavo, with an additional engraved allegorical title, letterpress title printed in red & black, complete with the often missing imprimatur leaf at start; with a map and other figures in the text; faint marginal stain; early eighteenth-century calf with contemporary armorial bookplate, spine slightly aged, front joint splitting but firm. First appearance of Macrobius in England. The first edition of Macrobius to be printed in England, a fully-indexed "modern" critical version with notes by Pontanus, Meursius and Gronovius, and illustrated with numerous figures including the famous world map (p. 106) showing a massive antipodal southern continent. By the time of this edition, some two centuries after its first appearance in print, the map has become somewhat simplified. Its large southern continent now carries the legend "Perusta inhabitabilis / Temperata" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Mapp of the Kingdome of England Representing the Princedome of Wales, and other Provinces, Cities, Market Towns, with the Roads from Town to Town. And the Number of reputed Miles between them, are given by Inspection without Scale or Compass. Printed and given out by Nicolas Visscher upon the Dam at the signe of the Fischer. and are to be sold by John Overton at the White Horse without Newgate.

      1694 - Amsterdam, c.1694. 570 x 500mm. Trimmed close to neatline, laid on contemporary paper as originally issued. A callaboration between publishers in Amsterdam and London. A detailed map of England and Wales criss-crossed by straight lines representing roads. This state, about ten years after the first, is identified by the dedication to William III under the elaborate title cartouche supported by putti and surmounted with the Royal Arms. Shirley "British Isles" Visscher 2 , State 4 of 5.

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        Euripidis quae extant omnia: Tragoediae nempe XX, praeter ultimam, omnes completae: Item fragmanta aliarum plusquam LX tragoediarum; et Epistolae V...Opera & studio Josuae Barnes. (2 parts in 1 vol.)

      Hayes Cambridge 1694. Leather [8], lvi, 330; [2], 529, [43 ] S. Guter Zustand/ Good, Folio. Greek and Latin text. Two engraved half titles, showing a portrait of Josuae Barnes and Euripides. Bound in contemporary vellum. Front hinge splitted and binding slightly loosened, boards slightly soiled, endpapers show wear.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        An Inventory of the Estate of John Cant (17th-century Handwritten Document Signed)

      Virginia: Edwin Thacker, 1694. Virginia: Edwin Thacker, 1694. 1st Edition. Other Other. Good. (Virginiana, Autographed Document) DUDLEY, Robert, John Smith, and Edwin Thacker. An inventory of the Estate of John Cant. A handsome historical 17th-century Virginia manuscript document, laid paper with watermark (post horn), one page. Measures 15.5 x 6.25 inches. Some wear to edges and fold. A few small holes and tearsâ&#128;&#148;some appear to be caused by the ink. Good to Very Good condition overall considering the documentâ&#128;&#153;s age. <br><br> The inventory begins â&#128;&#156;An Inventory of all the Goods and Chatles[sic] of the Estate of m John Cant, takne by us this first day of June 1694: Negroe Sam, negroe Sambo, negroe Jak, negroe Tom, negroe Robin, negroe George, in all six - - Negroe Ann, negroe Hosgar, negroe Kugg: all three women. One English lad named Robert Brown six years.â&#128;&#157; The inventory also list other items such as feather beds, leather chairs, new looking glass, dishes, iron pots, horses, cattle, etc. Signed at bottom by Robert Dudley, John Smith, and Edwin Thacker <br><br> John Cant, son of Major David Cant, was a member of the House of Burgesses from Middlesex County in 1692. <br><br> Robert Dudley was a major of the militia in Middlesex County and one of the justices. From 1685-1697, he also served as one of the burgesses for the county. <br><br> John Smith was a major in 1665, lieutenant-colonel before 1674, and served as a burgess from Gloucester County 1685-86, 1688, and 1691-92. <br><br> Edwin Thacker was a burgess for Middlesex county at the assemblies of 1700-1702 and 1703-1705.

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        Godefridi Bidloo... Dissertatio de Antiquitate Anatomes, Habita in Auditorio Magno, Cum Anatomicam Professurus, in Alma Academia Batava Inauguretur

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden] Abrahamum Elzevier 1694. G : in Good condition. Cover and spine rubbed. Some spotting and light browning. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. with minimal marking. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down First Edition Leather backed board cover 330mm x 220mm (13" x 9"). 26pp. Title page vignette and end piece vignette. Heraldic book-plate of Corn. Henr: A Roy. Medicinae Doctor.

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "Die Fürst. Statt Stuetgart".

      . Kupferstich v. Merian aus Archontologia, 1694, 20,8 x 32,5.

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        A Paraphrase in English on the Following of Christ. Written Originaly in Latine, By Thomas a Kempis

      N.P. [London], 1694. N.P. [London]. Hardcover. B00KK5MDTQ 1694 unknown publisher (London), 4 5/8 x 7 inches tall hardbound, marbled paper-covered boards over red leather spine and tips, gilt lettering to spine, yellow endpapers, [32], 234, [6] pp. Covers rubbed and edgeworn, especially along spine and at tips. Title page, which was replaced by facsimile some time ago, has darkened a bit (see images), but the book is otherwise complete. Some pages have moderate age-toning or foxing, especially the end of the prefatory material which precedes the main text and the first part of Book 1 of the Imitation. Age-toning to outer margins of other pages. Blank endpapers refreshed when last rebound. Otherwise, apart from minor soiling, a good copy of this extremely rare edition. ESTC records only four copies worldwide: two in England (at the British Library and Oxford&#39;s Bodleian Library) and two in America (at the Folger Shakespeare and Yale&#39;s Beinecke Library). The first English metrical (poetic) translation of Thomas Kempis&#39; Imitatio Christi (Imitation of Christ), an anonymous translation whose London printer is also unknown. References: Wing (2nd ed.), T957B; ESTC No. R219705; Copinger, 54. Contains: Title page; 32 unnumbered pages by the anonymous translator, with his &#39;Epistle to the Reader,&#39; a poem in both Latin and English and a one-page Errata; 234 numbered pages with his metrical version of the Imitation; and finally a six-page table of contents. In his &#39;Epistle,&#39; the translator says, &#39;Here Reader thou hast Thomas a Kempis in a new dress, his work cobled into Rime, I will not say Translated into verse unless I were more confident of the Translator&#39;s Poetry.&#39; The Imitation of Christ was written (or at a minimum, transcribed) by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa 1380-1471), as four separate books completed between 1420 and 1427, at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands. He wrote these works for the instruction of novices of his Augustinian monastic order, followers of Geert Groote&#39;s Brethren of the Common Life. But the writings quickly became popular among all the literate faithful. They were copied together in one manuscript as early as 1427, by Kempis, and copied (and later printed) together fairly consistently thereafter. Soon after hand-copied versions of the Imitatio Christi initially appeared, the printing press was invented, and it was among the first books after the Bible to be printed. There is probably no other book other than the Bible which has been printed in so many editions and translations. In the past six hundred years, the work has been translated from Kempis&#39; medieval Latin into nearly every language in the world. . Fair. 1694.

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        Kurtzer Bericht von der solennen Inauguration, der von Sr. Chur-Fürstl. Durchlauchtigkeit zu Brandenburg gestiffteten Friderichs-Universität, darinnen so wohl der prächtige Einzug Seiner Chur-Fürstlichen Durchlauchtigkeit, als alle andere Ceremonien, so darbey vorgangen sind, beschrieben werden.

      [Wohl Halle], 1694.. 32 SS. Marmorierter Pappband. 4to.. Einzige Ausgabe dieser Beschreibung des Einzugs des Kurfürsten von Brandenburg, Friedrich III. (später König Friedrich I. in Preußen), in Halle am 30. Juni 1694, und der Einweihungsfeier der neugegründeten Universität am Folgetag. - Da die Hallenser Ritterakademie den Bedürfnissen der aufstrebenden Stadt nicht mehr genügte, sollte auf Friedrichs Wunsch im südlichen Herzogtum Magdeburg eine neue Universität entstehen. Nach längerem Hintertreiben dieser Pläne an den Höfen von Wien und Dresden weihte Kaiser Leopold I. die "alma mater Hallensis" am 1. Juli 1694 ein. Die herausragenden an der Gründung beteiligten Gelehrten waren der Rechtsgelehrte und Philosoph Christian Thomasius (gleichzeitig erster Prorektor der Universität) und der Philosoph Christian Wolff. - "Erscheinungsjahr wurde überdruckt von 1684 auf 1694" (VD 17). Am Titel zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk "Joh. Oelreich" (d. i. womöglich der schwedische Philologe Johannes Oelreich, der 1677 in Wittenberg eine Dissertation über die jüdischen Orakelsteine Urim und Thummim vorlegte). - VD 17, 3:300965Q.

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        Opera omnia cum novo eoque insigni augmento tractatuum hactenus ineditorum... opera S. J. Arnoldi.

      Kopenhagen, Götze (in Leipzig) für Erythropel, 1694.. Folio, circa 34,5 x 25 cm. 9 Bll., 1584 (recte 1586) Spalten, 24 Bl., Titel in Rot und Schwarz mit gestochener Vignette Pergament d. Zt.. STC B 42; Gibson 243. Umfangreichste Werkausgabe. Enthält eine Vita Bacons und sodann: De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum, Novum organum, Historia ventorum, Historia vitae et mortis, Scripta in naturali et universali philosophia, Sylva sylvarum, Sermones fideles, De sapientia veterum, Apologia etc.. - Etwas gebräunt, nur wenig fleckig und berieben. Insgesamt schön.

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        The Vanity of Arts and Sciences

      Printed by R. Everingham for R. Bentley at the Post-House in Covent-garden, and Dan. Brown at the Bible without Temple-Bar, London 1694 - 368pp. Heraldic book-plate of Geo. Rose Esq 'Constant and True.'. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Upper board becoming detached but holding. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeions of Ireland. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account Of Denmark, As It was in the Year MDCXCII.

      . London 1694. Sm. 8vo. (24) + 172 pp. Later full speckled calf, spine with five raised bands. Last page with tear at edges slightly affecting text. Anonymously published. This edition has Roman numeral date in title; another edition has Arabic date. Rare pirate edition. * English diplomat and author. Born 1656, died 1725.<br>From 1689 to 1692, Molesworth was emissary from the Court of St. James to the court of the King of Denmark - a task at which he was not particularly successful, making himself unpopular among the leading notables of the Danish court (due to ideological as well as personal disagreements - but also due to the ambiguous foreign policy that Denmark was pursuing in this period).<br>In 1694, Molesworth published the book An Account of Denmark as it was in the Year 1692. The book was extremely critical of Danish absolutism, and of the perceived tyranny under which both the Danish army, church and general populace suffered.<br>An Account of Denmark emphasised the values of the English electoral system as an attractive alternative to absolutism, and was thus a Whig political tract, which indirectly influenced later American ideas on independence.<br>Molesworth's book was published in several editions, and in a number of languages. Several opposing tracts were published, with financial support from the Danish government..

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        Observationes Juris Practicae Ex Decisionibus Electoralibus Saxonicis Casuum Juris Dubiorum Anno 1661 promulgatis. collectae,ac praemisso cujusvis Decisionis Textu Germanico & Latino, Celebriorum Dicasteriorum praejudiciis exornatae....

      Lipsiae (1). Joh.Grossii Vidua & Haeredes,per Christianum Goez., 1694.. 4 in 1, 8°. 20,8 x 17,5 cm. 16 Bl.,1176,80 Bl.(1) Seiten, 5 durchgezogene Bünde, Hardcover in Pergament,. In gutem Zustand. Einband gering fleckig, Vorsätze leicht angeschmutzt, sonst von vorzüglicher Erhaltung. (1) Titel weiter: ...Studio at queOpera Johannis Philippi, J.U.D....,Editio Secunda Priori Correctior (2): Rerum in SSeren. Ducum Saxoniae Dicasteriis Jenensibus Decisarum, Centuriae Quinque: ex Regestis & Cura Praesidis Eorundem Ordinarii, DN. Nicolai Christophori de Lyncker, Consilarii Status Ducalis Sax. Vinariens.Intimi., Jenae, Apud Joh. Bielckium, Bibliopol. Literis Wertherianis, CICDCC (1700) 15 Bl.,328 S.,47 Bl., (3): Rerum in SSeren Ducum Saxoniae Dicasteriis Jenensibus Decisarum, Pars Altera Sive Centuria VI. VII. IIX. IX. X. ex Regestis & Cura Praesidis Eorundem Ordinarii, DN. Nicolai Christophori L.B. De Lyncker, Consilarii Status Ducalis Saxo Vinariensis Intimi, Jenae, Apud Joh. Bielckium, Bibliopol.Literis Wertherianis, CICDCCI (1701) 16 Bl.,496 S.,48 Bl. (4): Johannis Burchardi Rosleri, Serenissimi Ducis Saxo-Coburgici Consilarii intimi & Cancellarii Decisiones, Quibus Jus Successionis Hereditariae, Tam Regulare ex Testamento et Abintestato, Quam Anomalum ex Pacto in Usum Fori Luci Exponitur, & Responsis Prudentum Firmatur Francofurti, Impensis Pauli Güntheri Pfotenhauers/ Bibliop., Coburg, Anno MDCXCIX (1699) 16 Bl.,359 S.,13 Bl. u. eine Seite. zweisprachig, deutsch /Latein.

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        Gemmae Et Sculpturae Antiquae Depictae.Addita Earum Enarratione

      Franeker, Leonard Strik.Second Latin Ed. Printed In Netherlands 1694 - GEMMAE ET SCULPTURAE ANTIQUAE DEPICTAE. Addita earum enarratione by AGOSTINI, LEONARDO (AUGUSTINO). Translated into Latin from Italian by Jacob Groenhoven. Franeker, Leonard Strik, 1694. SECOND LATIN EDITION PRINTED IN THE NETHERLANDS 1694 (first published in Italian in 1657, in Latin in Rome in 1680 and in Amsterdam in 1685), 2 parts in 1 volume each with title page, that in Part I printed red and black, PART I ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE (apparently as published although the only other description I found indicated(presumeably incorrectly)that there was a second title pg.) , small 4to, approximately 200 x 150 mm, 8 x 6 inches, 269 engraved plates: engraved portrait of Agostini as frontispiece, 217 plates in Part I numbered 1-3 and 1-214, 51 plates in Part II numbered 1-51, pages: [36], 83, [1]; [12], 71, [1], divisional half-title present in each part, bound in full contemporary vellum, early hand lettering to spine. HENRY BLACKMER COPY WITH HIS LABEL ON FRONT PASTEDOWN. Vellum lightly soiled, slightly darkened on spine,prelim pages lightly age-browned,otherwise text and vast majority of plates clean and bright, faint foxing to outer margins of a few plates. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. See Sinkankas, Gemology, Volume I, No. 32 which collates exactly as our volume except that the signatures are slightly different. The work consists of "engraved gem illustrations mostly taken from the antique . with annotations by Giovanni Bellori, the noted Italian antiquary. the text is little more than a factual explanation of the objects depicted, but the engravings are remarkable for 'relatively little detail' but done in a 'clever, fresh buoyant manner'" (Sinkankas quoting C. W. King, Antique Gems and Rings). The designs in Part I are mainly portraits of one kind or another plus some of animals, the designs in Part II are of gods, heroes and philosophers in various poses and activities plus some animals. All the plates have a title at the top and below the name of the gem on which they are carved (cristallo,lapis lazzali etc). The designs are by Agostini and the engravings by Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi. Agostini (1593-1669) was born near Sienna and served as antiquary to Francesco Cardinal Barberini. He was appointed by Pope Alexander VII as superintendent of antiquities in the Papal States, and he directed in Rome the excavations of the Forum and of thermae near the church of San Lorenzo in Panisperna. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WELTKARTE - Typus Orbis Terrarum, kolorierter Kupferstich von Philipp Cluver 1694, zeigt die klassische Form der östlichen und westlichen Halbkugeln, 16x30 cm

      . WELTKARTE - Typus Orbis Terrarum, kolorierter Kupferstich von Philipp Cluver 1694, zeigt die klassische Form der östlichen und westlichen Halbkugeln, 16x30 cm.

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        Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques, qui contiennent plusieurs Problèmes d'Arithmétique, de Géométrie, de Musique, d'Optique, de Gnomonique, de Cosmographie, de Mécanique, de Pyrotechnie, et de Physique. Avec un Traité nouveau des Horloges Élémentaires.

      A Paris, chez Jean Jombert, 1694. - 2 tomes en 2 volumes in-8. 16ff. 400pp. + 8ff. 303pp. 64 planches hors-texte. 4ff. 163pp. 20 planches hors-texte. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque, la coiffe manque au second volume). Edition Originale rare de ce célèbre ouvrage de récréations mathématiques et de physique amusante, pionnier en son genre, par le mathématicien français Jacques Ozanam. "In short, his contribution consisted of popular treatises and reference works on 'useful and practical mathematics', and an extremely popular work on mathematical recreations, the latter had by far the more lasting impact. Ozanam's Récréations may be regarded as the forerunner of modern books on mathematical recreations. He drew heavily on the works of Bachet de Méziriac, Mydorge, Leurechon, and Daniel Schwenter" (D.S.B.). Enrichi d'un traité d'horlogerie, l'ouvrage contient 84 gravures sur cuivre hors-texte représentant des systèmes mécaniques, des machines et des instruments. Ex-libris manuscrits raturés sur les titres. Bon exemplaire. D.S.B., X, p. 264. Quérard, VI, p. 536: "Cet ouvrage curieux, beaucoup plus ample que ceux qui avaient déjà paru sous le même titre, contient la solution d'une foule de problèmes d'arithmétique, de géométrie, d'optique, de gnomonique, de mécanique On y trouve encore un traité des Horloges Elémentaires traduit de l'italien (de Dominique Martinelli) etc.". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Heimliche und unerforschliche Natur-Kündiger. Oder: Accurate Beschreibung Von der Wünschel-Ruthe, Darinnen enthalten Der besondere Nutz bey Entdeckung der Wasser-Quellen, Metallen, vergrabenen Schätze, flüchtiger Diebe und Mörder aus dem

      Französischen in das Hochteutsche übersetzet Auch mit einem absonderlichen Curieusen Tractat Matthiä Willen Von der Wünschelruthe vermehret. Nürnberg. Verlag Andreas Otto, 1694, erste deutsche Ausgabe. 8° ( 12 ) 530 S. mit gest. Frontispiz u. 24 Kupfertafeln, Buchschmuck. Leder der Zeit mit 2 intakten Schließen. Leder abgegriffen, teils brüchig, an Rückenkanten leicht gerissen, blindgedruckt auf Deckel "1786 ), evtl. Bindung aus dieser Zeit. sehr feste Bindung. Innen Deckblatt rechts unten mit Eckenabriss, leicht fleckig, ab u. zu mit Unterstreichungen, hinten mehr Unterstreichungen u. Randanmerkungen. Seiten u. Kupfer meist aber nach innen zu recht sauber.. 14

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        Anatomische Theater auf einem Tuch dargestellt von Merkur, Frau mit Äskulapstab u. Hahn, Frau mit Trompete u. David mit der Harfe gehalten; darunter Gesamtansicht von Paris ('Veue de l'Amphitheatre anatomique construit Sous le regne de Louis le grand, Par les soins et aux d'pens de la Compagnie Royalle des Mes. Chirurgiens de Paris 1694').

      . kolorierter Kupferstich v. C. Simonneau u. A. Perelle n. A. Dieu, dat. 1694, 51 x 37,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Aufgrund ihrer medizinischen Erfolge erteilte Ludwig XIV. seinen Leibärzten die Erlaubnis zum Bau eines anatomischen Theaters. Dieses wurde 1691-95 als quadratischer Zentralbau mit Kuppel über oktogonalem Tambour errichtet. - Sehr dekoratives Blatt.

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        Tractatus Duo: Unus De Exceptionibus Alter De Quaestionibus Seu Torturis Reorum. Editio Postrema Ex Auctoris Manuscripto Recognita, Lecturis Et Indice Locupletissimo Aucta. - Inhalt: Juristische Vorgehensweisen. Beide Traktate stammen ursprünglich aus den Jahren 1586 und 1593.

      Wittenberg. Jeremias Schrey dem Erben Meyers und Johann Fölliner.1694.. 2 Teile in 1 Bd. 20,5 x 16 cm. 4 Bll., 892 S., 40 Bll. Index, 4 Bll., 511 S., 17 Bll. Index. Original Pergamenteinband. Fleckig und angest.. Zweiter Teil: Vantius, Sebastian: Tractatus De Nullitatibus Processuum & Sententiarum Omnibus Non Solum Judicibus & Causarum Patronis Verum Etiam Litigatoribus Maxime Necessarius.; Colonia Agrippina, bei Franz Metternich. 1697. - Inhalt: Juristische Abhandlung, ursprünglich aus dem Jahr 1554, über den gerichtlichen Prozess bzw. den gerichtlichen Hergang und das gerichtliche Urteil. Quasi Handbuch für den Interessierten und den Fachmann, für den gerichtlichen wie auch Gebrauch in privaten Streitigkeiten.; - Papier gebräunt, hs. Eintragung auf Innendeckel und Vorsatz, Vorsatz fleckig, wenige Seiten leicht braunfleckig, sonst sauberes lateinisches Exemplar.

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        Theatrum lanienae Coloniensis, sive Blutige Schau-Bühne, auff welcher die im Jahr Christi 1683. Verübete Entsetzliche Massacre ... der Statt Cöllen gewesenen Archivarii, Gereonis Hesselmanns ... repraesentiert ... Wird

      Ohne Ort, Baadische Truckerey, 1694.. 6 Blatt, 246 Seiten. 30 x 20 cm, Pappband der Zeit. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Rücken fehlt. Ecken bestoßen. Ein Blatt mit kleinem Randausbruch. Sauberes, festes Exemplar.

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        Artzney-Buch

      Frankfurt am Main, Bencard, Johann Melchior, 1694. Gäbelkhover, Oswald. "Oswaldi Gaebelkhoveri, Der Artzney Doctoris, Weyland Fürstl. Würtembergischen Leib=und Hof Medici, Artzney=Buch: Darinnen Fast für alle deß Menschlichen Leibes Anliegen und Gebrechen/ außerlesne und bewährte Artzneyen/gemeinem Vatterland Teutscher Nation zu gutem/auß vielen hohen und nidern Stands-Personen geheim geschriebenen Artzney-Büchern zusammen getragen und in Druck verfertigt/etc. Von neuem von etlichen Fürnehmen Medicis durchsehen/vermehret und verbessert". Frankfurt am Main: J. M. Bencard, 1694. 8°. (4), 797, (17) S. Mit gest. Frontispiz (Gäbelkhovers Porträt). OPrgt. Einband aus der Zeit.. Oswald Gaebelkhover (1538-1616) war 37 Jahre lang der Leibarzt von 4 Herzögen von Würtemberg.

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        Roma Vetus ac Recens. Utriusque Aedificiis illustrata. In multi locis aucta, castigatior reddita, indice locupletißimo, & Figuris Aeneis illustrata.

      Amstelaedami [Amsterdam], Janssonio-Wesbergios & Joannem Wolters, 1694.. Frontispiz + Titel + 10 n.n. + 356 + 20 S. Blindgeprägter Ld. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden.. Edition Ultima (d.i. 6. Aufl.). In latein. Sprache, Privileg in niederländ. Sprache. Mit insgesamt 92 Tafeln inklusive Frontispiz und 38 in den Text gedruckten Abbildungen. Zwei Tafeln verbunden (zugehörig zu S. 28 auf S. 225, S. 28 auf S. 356). Es fehlt die Tafel "[Circus Maximus] Ejusdem ruinae...", die nach unserem Wissen zwar angegeben, aber nie eingebunden war. Bei alle uns bekannten Exemplar fehlt diese Tafel. Vgl. DeBacker-S. III, 133. Schudt 742. Ebert 6338. - Exlibris a. V. sowie kl. eingeklebte Notiz, leichte Gbrsp. Hds. Titelei a. R. - Erstmals 1638 erschienen, erlebte diese in vier Bücher unterteilte Buch einige Auflage. Größenteils werden antike Bauwerke in den Kupfern gezeigt. - Ausdrucksstarke Tafeln. (Sprache: Lateinisch)

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        An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. The Second Edition, with Large Additions

      London: Awnsham and John Churchill and Samuel Manship, 1694. London: Awnsham and John Churchill and Samuel Manship, 1694. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Full contemporary paneled calf, worn, boards detached. Lacking the portrait and with an old repair in the gutter of the title a little yellowed, front and rear free endpapers loose and endpapers browned. A touch of marginal browning early on, but generally a clean, bright well margined copy. The first concentrated attempt to define the limits of human knowledge and the human capacity for comprehension - Hume and Kant built more ornate structures on these same ideas, but the foundation was all Locke&#39;s. "Philosophy without Dogma" (PMM 164 for the first edition of 1690). (xl), 407, (blank), (11), (blank). Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044491.

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        Collatio Doctrinae Quakerorum et Protestantium una cum Harmonia errorum Quakerorum et Hetereodoxorum aliorum. -

      Jena: Tobias Öhrling, Typis Paul Ehrich 1694,. 155 nicht paginierte Bll., dekorative moderne Interimsbroschur, 19 cm. Laut Gräße eine der zehn besten Schriften gegen die Quäker (Literärgeschichte 3, 455f). - Die Vorrede Baiers mit hübschem Bildinitial "Q" und Holzschnitt-Vignette (betender Ritter). - vorne einige wenige Seiten etwas eselsohrig, durchgehend etwas fleckig, sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar..

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        Entretiens sur les Sciences dans lesquels on apprend comme l'on se doit servir des Sciences, pour se faire l'Esprit juste & le Coeur droite. 2e edition.

      Lyon, Certe, 1694.. (17 x 10 cm). (24) 400 (32) S. Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Zweite Ausgabe seines seltenen und 1683 erstmals erschienenen Hauptwerkes. - "Lamy was both a product and a master of Oratorian pedagogy. In his principal work 'Entretiens'..., he proposes an art of learning and teaching all the secular and religious disciplines. This book, admired later by Rousseau, is simultaneously an educational treatise, a discoures on method, and a guide to reading" (DSB). - Exlibris. Einband leicht berieben. Dekoratives und sauberes Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - DSB 7, 610; vgl. Poggendorff I, 1363

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Citta Di Scio ma Conquistata dalle Armi Della Seren: Republica Venetia li. 15. Settembr. 1694').

      . Kupferstich v. Girolamo Albrizzi in Venedig, dat. 1694, 18 x 34,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Seltene Vogelschauansicht der Stadt Chios mit den Hafenanlagen im Vgr.

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        The Works of F. Rabelais, MD. Or, The Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and Pantagruel

      London: Richard Baldwin, 1694. London: Richard Baldwin, 1694. Third Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Third Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Rebound in full leather in antique style, lacking the frontis portrait, Scattered browning, a few early pen marks in the margins, scattered dog earred pages and a few torn corners, touching the text in a few cases but not obscuring anything. [8], clvi, [38], 230; viii, 9-208 p. The third edition of Sir Thomas Urquhart&#39;s translation, following the editions of 1653 and 1664. These were published along with a previously unpublished translation of Book Three and Peter Anthony Motteux&#39;s translation of Books Four and Five this same year. One of the enduring works of world literature, world food and world off-color humor attractively rebound in an early English edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044327.

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        Biblisches Engel- u. Kunst Werck

      Augsburg:: Johann Ulrich Krauss,, 1694. Augsburg: Johann Ulrich Krauss, 1694 Folio Folio (313 x 198 mm). [24] pp., 34 engraved plates, as follows: engraved frontispiece, engraved calligraphic title, dedication leaf, and portrait, [6] ff. letterpress, 30 engraved plates, each in two compartments, [6] ff. letterpress. Letterpress dedication with large engraved armorial head-piece and engraved initial; woodcut tailpieces incorporating Greek and Latin religious citations. The engravings printed on thick paper. Engraved title shaved to platemark, trace of coloring to first plate, small spot to pl. 7, small abrasion to pl. 11, repaired tear to pl. 25, short repaired tears to pl. 5 & 18. mosaic presentation binding of ca. 1795 in gold-tooled acid-stained calf with onlays of green- and red-stained calf: covers with borders of differently mottled calf gold-tooled with a simple ivy roll between two narrow wave rolls, in each corner a red square gold-tooled onlay, in the center of each side an oval green calf onlay containing a gold-stamped putto; the central panel with three cartouches marked out by gold-tooled ornamental borders incorporating swags and putti, the uppermost oval cartouche containing the gold-stamped Tablets of the Law (upper cover) and God the Father (lower cover), the lowermost cartouche with Moses praying (upper cover) and a putto (lower cover), and the central circular cartouche containing a red-stained calf onlay lettered in gold on the upper cover Zur Geistlichen Erbauung Ihrer Königlichen Hoheit der Prinzessin LOUISE von Preussen ("for the spiritual edification of Her Royal Highness Princess LOUISE of Prussia") and on the lower cover Erquicket mich mit Blumen, und labet mich mit äpfeln, denn ich bin krank vor liebe. Hohelied C. 2. v. 5. ("Sustain me with flowers [flagons] and comfort me with apples, for I am sick [faint] with love. Song of Solomon Chap. 2 v. 5"); spine gold-tooled in compartments, red morocco gilt lettering-piece, edges stained red with gilt gauffring at spine and corner ends, pastepaper endleaves with red and yellow floral and ribbon decor on a blue ground (some rubbing to covers and board edges, small chip to central onlay on front cover, joints starting, covers a bit bowed). Provenance: Princess Louise of Prussia (1770-1836), binding, inkstamp with crowned initials &#147;P. L.&#148; on verso of engraved dedication leaf; Dr. Max Mathias, large Symbolist color-printed stipple-engraved bookplate [by Hanns Bastanier, 1916], shelf number 9162 in ink at foot of pl. 4.***& & first edition, a presentation copy bound in a mosaic &#147;reliure parlante&#148; for princess louise of prussia.& & Through his publishing activities Krauss was the most influential member of a dynasty of Augsburg artists, print-makers and cabinetmakers. This, the earliest of Krauss&#146;s religious publications, may have been intended as a trial run or preparatory work for his vast Historische Bilder-Bibel, published in the same format and with which later editions of the Engel-Werck are often bound. It is devoted to images and textual citations of the appearances of angels, their emissaries and other &#147;supernatural&#148; (Ebert) beings in the Bible. According to Thieme-Becker, only this true first edition contains the 12-page index to biblical passages mentioning angels or their messengers, omitted from a second 1694 edition. & & The unsigned engravings by Krauss synthesize images and decorative motifs from the extensive stock of the Krauss workshop, including designs by Matthäus Merian, architectural designs by Andrea Pozzo, Melchior Küsel&#146;s engraved reproductions of series by J. W. Baur, and ornamental designs by Jean Lepautre, Charles Le Brun, Gabriel Perelle, Stefano della Bello, Nicolas Sanson, and Agostino Mitelli (Augsburger Barock, pp. 411-412). For this work Krauss invented a layout that he was to follow in the Bilder-Bibel and his other religious plate books: in the uppermost portion of each engraving is a large Biblical scene in rectangular format, with caption and 12-line German poem in Alexandrines; the lower half of the plate being occupied by a smaller related vignette scene (or occasionally several scenes) within variously shaped cartouches, framed in a plethora of different elaborate emblematic and ornamental borders. It is the latter &#147;free-style&#148; component of each of the Krauss plates, characterized by a fantastic variety of ornamental invention, that earned the praise of Lanckoronska-Oehler (I:21-22) as their &#147;most artistically interesting element,&#148; exhibiting a &#147;great richness of ideas,&#148; characteristic of the best Augsburg work.& & Like the Bilder-Bibel, through its various editions and reprints the Engel-Werck reached a broad, even international audience. This fine copy was handsomely and imaginatively bound with motifs reflecting the contents, by an unidentified Berlin binder, for Princess Louise of Prussia, daughter of Princess Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia and niece of Frederick the Great, on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Antoni Henryk Heinrich Radziwill in 1796. & & In the U.S. there are copies dated 1694 at NYPL, the Morgan Library, Harvard, Berkeley, Duke, Princeton, the Getty, and the Harry Ransom Center. Only the Getty and Morgan copies appear to include the final angel-index, but standardized NUC catalogue descriptions may hide a few other true first editions. Copies differ in the order of the preliminaries: cf. the Wolfenbüttel and Getty copies, both digitized, which differ from each other and from our copy.& & VD17 12:647829; Thieme-Becker (Seeman reprint) 21:440; Ebert, A general bibliographical dictionary 2:11544 (1705 ed.); Berlin Katalog 4295; Lanckoronska-Oehler I:21-22 & 93; Augsburger Barock 596; Praz / Sayles, II, Chronological List, p. 92 (noting that this ed. not in Landwehr, German Emblem Books); Paisey, BL German books, K748; Jantz 1538; Faber Du Faur 1852 (1715 ed.); cf. W. Augustyn, &#147;Augsburger Buchillustration im 18. Jahrhundert,&#148; in Augsburger Buchdruck und Verlagswesen, ed. Gier & Janota (Wiesbaden 1997), pp. 826-8.&

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