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        Catalogue raisonne de coquilles, et autres curiosites naturelles. On a joint a la tete du Catalogue quelques Observations generales sur les Coquilles, avec une Liste des principaux Cabinets qui s'en trouvent, tant dans la France que dans la Hollande; Une autre Liste des Auteurs les plus rares qui ont traite de cette matiere, & une Table Alphabetique des Noms arbitraires, tant Francois que francises, attribues aux Coquilles par les Curieux. Mit gest. Titel von Cl. Duflos nach Boucher. Paris, Flauhault et Prault Fils, 1736. 8vo. (17,8 x 10,7 cm). VI (recte VIII), 167 S., (6 S.), 1 weißes Blatt. Pappband im Stil d. Zt.

      . . Einzige Ausgabe. - E.-F. Gersaint (1694-1750) gilt als "one of the best known art dealers of the eighteenth century" (Schuh) u. legt hier seinen ersten Katalog vor. Auf S. 62 bis 137 beschreibt er teilweise mit ausführlichen Annotationen 450 Muscheln. Er hatte sie in den frühen 30er Jahren auf einer ausgedehnten Reise nach Holland erworben und bietet sie hier zum Kauf an. Auf S. 139 bis 160 folgt ein "Catalogue de differents reptiles, Insectes, & autres animaux" (132 Positionen). Angereichert hat er seinen Katalog mit einer Einführung in die Conchologie, einer Liste der wichtigsten Naturalienkabinette in Frankreich u. Holland sowie einer annotierten Bibliographie der wichtigsten Werke zum Thema. Schuh: mineralogy (online version) no. 1 (mit Abb. u. ausf. Literaturangaben). - Dance: Shell collecting (rev. ed.) Nr. 128 u. S. 39. - 2 Blatt mit kleinem Einschnitt. Nur an der Oberkante beschnittenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Asien / Asia : Asia Vetus

      1694. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Blatt: 62 x 45 cm, Darstellung: 55,5 x 40 cm. Schöne Karte von Asien von Sanson. Mit der Arabischen Halbinsel, Russland, Indien, China , Indonesien, Philippinen , Borneo, Japan, Korea, Taiwan / Etwas gebräunt und fleckig, Kolorit stärker gebräunt. Beautiful map of Asia by Rossi after Sanson. With the Arabian Peninsula, India, Russia, Indonesia, Borneo, the Philippines, Taiwan, China , Japan, Korea / Slightly age-toned and stained, old colouring stronger age-toned.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Fratris Basilii Valentini Benedictiner Ordens Chymische Schriften alle / so viel derer verhanden / Anitzo Zum Andern mahl zusammen gedruckt / auß vielen / so wol geschriebenen als gedruckten Exemplaren vermehret und verbessert und in Zwey Theile verfasset [kmpl.]. 2. Gesamtausg.

      Hamburg, In Verlegung Gottfried Liebezeits, 1694.. 23 Bll., 456 S., 12 Bll. (Register), mit gest. Frontispiz u. 17 Textholzschnitte / 400 S., mit 1 Textholzschnitt, Kl.-8°, Handbeschriftetes Pergament d. Zt.. Nicht bei Ferguson, Duveen u. Caillet; Slg. du Prel 121 (zur Ausg. 1677; textidentisch mit der von 1694): "Seltene Ausgabe, die alle wichtigen chem. Schriften enthält"; Ackermann IV/10 (zur Ausg. 1740): "Seltenes Werk, das fast nur mit größeren Defekten auf den Markt kommt". - Enthält: Von dem großen Stein der Uhralten Weisen (mit: Die zwölf Schlüssel); De Microcosmo Oder Von der kleinen Welt des Menschlichen Leibes; De Macrocosmo Oder Von der grossen Heimlichkeit der Welt / u. ihrer Artzney / dem Menschen zugehörig; Von der Meisterschafft der sieben Planeten / ihrem Wesen / Eigenschafften / Krafft u. Lauff: Auch ihren verborgenen Geheimnissen u. Verwandlungen; Von den natürlichen u. übernatürlichen Dingen; Triumph-Wagen des Antimonii; Das Erste Buch. Darinnen angezeiget werden. Die Bergwerke / deren Ursprung / Natur u. Eigenschafften in nächstfolgende Capitel abgetheilet. DE LIQUORE METALLORUM AETHEREO. Oder Von dem Metall-Ferch; Das Andere Buch. Darinen mit wenig Worten u. auff das kürtzeste wiederholet werden / Etliche der fürnehmsten Wissenschafften des ersten Buchs / doch nicht allein wie es die Metalla nunmehr gebohren werden / u. an Tag kommen; Als Gold / Silber / Kupffer / Eisen / Zin / Bley / u. Quecksilber u.a. Mineralia; Das Dritte Buch. Von dem Universal dieser gantzen Welt / sampt vollkommener Erklärung der Schlüssel / u. von den wahren außtrücklichen Nahmen der Materien. Wie auch Eine Erläuterung aller seiner vorigen Schrifften: Allen seinen Nachkommenden u. Brüdern der Weißheit hinterlassen; Das Vierte Buch. oder Hand-Griffe / Darinnen unterwiesen wird / wie alle Metalla / u. taugliche Mineralia particulariter in ihre höchste Bereitschafft können gebracht werden. Von Particularien aus allen sieben Metallen / wie sie mit Nutzen können bereitet werden / Erstlich Vom Sulphure Solis, darinnen die Luna gefärbet / u. zum besten Gold gebracht wird; Das Fünffte Buch. Darinnen die Übernatürliche Hochthewre Wunder-Artzney / Aller Metallen u. Mineralien / so wol anderer Dingen / von GOtt dem Allmächtigen Schöpffer Himmels / Erden / u. alle Creaturen / zu finden; Conclusiones Oder Schluß-Reden Fratris Basilii Valentini, Aller seiner Schrifften u. Tractaten: Vom Schwefel / Vitriol u. Magneten / beydes der Philosophischen als der gemeinen; APPENDIX Derer Schrifften / so zwar Fratri Basilio Valentiano. - Wer sich hinter dem legendären Benediktinermönch verbarg, konnte bis heute nicht eindeutig geklärt werden, manche sehen in dem Herausgeber Thölde den eigentlichen Verfasser (Siehe Schmieder S.197-209 u. Biedermann S.83f). Als Hauptwerk des Basilius Valentinus gilt der "Currus triumphalis Antimonii" (1602, 1604), dtsch. "Triumphwagen des Antimonii" (1646), das auch hier vorliegt. - Einband etwas fleckig u. mit alten handschrftl. Anmerkungen; das gestochene Titelkupfer ist ganz hinterlegt; durchgehend gebräunt u. tlw. leicht fleckig; zahlreiche Anstreichungen u. fachkundige Marginalien mit Tinte (Innendeckel u. Vorsätze beschrieben) von alter Hand; eine Tafel u. die gegenüberliegende Seite durch flüchtige Kolorierung fleckig, sonst ein gutes u. komplettes Expl. der seltenen Ausg.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Intrigues galantes de la Cour de France. Depuis le commencement de la Monarchie.

      Cologne, Pierre Marteau, 1694.. Tome Premier (et seconde), 2 Bände. 12°. 4 Bll. (Titel und Table), 317 S., 1 Bl. 290 S. sowie 2 Frontispize. Kalbsleder d. Zt. auf 4 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel und RVergoldung.. Erste Ausgabe. Der Verfasser dieses Werks über Liebesintrigen und -ränke am französischen Hof ist Claude Vanel. Gay-Lem. II, 673. ANGEBUNDEN: Histoire des Intrigues galantes de la Reine Christine de Suede et sa Cour, pendant sa sejour a Rome. Amsterdam, Jean Henri, 1697. Frontispiz, 1 Bl., 300 S. Gay-Lem. II, 544. Einband berieben und etwas bestossen. Stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, einige wenige Seiten leicht wasserfleckig am Rand. -------------------- Intrigues galantes de la Cour de France. Depuis le commencement de la Monarchie. Tome Premier (et second), 2 volumes. Cologne, Pierre Marteau, 1694. In-12. 4 feuilles (titre et table), 317 pages, 1 feuille, 290 pages ainsi que deux frontispices. Demi-veau de l'epoque sur 4 nerfs avec titre au dos en lettres dorees, decor en or. Edition originale. L'auteur de cet ouvrage sur les intrigues de l'amour a la cour de France est Claude Vanel. RELIE AVEC : Histoire des Intrigues galantes de la Reine Christine de Suede et sa Cour, pendant son sejour a Rome. Amsterdam, Jean Henri, 1697. Frontispice, 1 feuille, 300 pages. Reliure frottee et un peu emoussee. Taches brunes legeres par endroits, tres peu de page mouillees aux marges. Gay-Lem. II, 673. Gay-Lem. II, 544. -------------------- English description available on request.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Insulae Americanae

      Valk, G. - Schenk, P., 1694. "Insulae Americanae". Orig. copper-engraving after J. Janssonius' map of the region. Published by G. Valk and P. Schenk, 1694. Beautiful old colouring. With great ornamental title-cartouche with 2 cherubs, another ornamental cartouche with the scale of map and 2 cherubs, 3 wind roses and 5 ships. 37,5:51 cm.. Burden 248 - 2nd state with Valk & Schenk address, published 1694 - Very decorative map of Central America (Mesoamerica) with Florida, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Iamaica, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and northern coast of South America.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Italia Antiqua cum Insulis Sicilia, Sardinia & Corsica

      1694. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Platte: 53,5 x 41,5 cm. Seltene Karte von Italien, Sizilien, Korsika und Sardinien. Leicht stockfleckig, Kolorit stärker gebräunt. Rare map of Italy, Sardinia, Corsica and Sicily. Paper with light foxing, colouring stronger age-toned.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Die Neu eröffnete Ottomannische Pforte, Bestehend: Erstlichen In einer ... Beschreibung des gantzen Türkischen Staats- und Gottesdiensts ... Zweytens einer wohlgefaßten außführlichen Histori der vornehmsten Geschichten aller Ottomannischen Monarchen. Zwei Teile in einem Band.

      Augsburg, J.J. Schönig für Kromiger und Gabel, 1694.. Folio (22 x 34 cm). Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 170 Textkupfern und zahlreichen Vignetten. 10 Blatt (inkl. Vortitel und Frontispiz), 150 S. + 1 Bl. Zwischentitel, 559 Seiten, 36 Blatt. Neuer Pergamentband im Stil der Zeit aus altem Pergament.. *Blackmer 1463 Anm.; Lipperheide Lb 23; vgl. Graesse VI,108; VD17 39:124180R. - Eine reich illustrierte Türkenchronik, gestützt auf die besten Quellen der Zeit aus den Werken des Engländers Ricaut und des Italieners Sagredo (Ricault hat die Türkei zweimal bereist). Behandelt im ersten Teil eine Beschreibung der Türkei (nach Ricault): 1. (Staatsbeschreibung) Die Bestellung des Regiments / auch dessen Aemter und Bediente. - 2. Die Türckische Religion, Priester, Mosqueen und Secten. - 3. Von der Türkischen Militz und Kriegs-Verfassung. - Im umfangreichen zweiten Teil nach der von Sagredo (Italien) verfaßten Geschichte der Türkei, gegliedert nach den Regierungszeiten der Sultane. - Die einleitende Staatsbeschreibung auch mit Kapitel über die Erziehung und Unterweisung, ferner über den Harem: "Deß gantzen Serrails Beschaffenheit / und des Frauenzimmers Art zu leben / auch von ihrem Unterricht und Bedienung". Die Kupferstiche zeigen historische und kulturgeschichtliche Darstellungen, einige Ansichten, Porträts sowie zahlr. Schlachten- und Gräuelszenen. - Der vorliegende Hauptband (vollständig) ist inkl. Register in sich abgeschlossen und so auch bei Lipperheide beschrieben, im Jahre 1701 erschien nachträglich noch ein Folgeband (hier nicht vorhanden) für die Zeit von 1664-1700. - Insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes und kaum gebräuntes Exemplar des meist recht stark benutzten Werkes. Wenige kleine Randausbesserungen ganz am Unterrand von Frontispiz und Titelblatt (minimal) sowie am weißen Unterrand auf den letzten 4 Registerblatt. 3 Textseiten mit reparierten Einrissen. / A German compilation from the 2 best works of its time on the state, government, culture and history of Turkey, illustrated with a fullpage frontispice and 170 copper engravings in the text (complete). This main volume is complete in itself as described in Lipperheide, but 1701 appeared a continuation volume (here not present) for the newer time (1664-1700). New vellum binding in contemporary style (good). - Title and the 4 last register leaf with small repairs in the lower outside edges, 3 text pages with repaired tears. Minor browning to a few pages. In all a very good copy. [digital images available on request].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Le Tableau de la Vie et du Gouvernement de Messieurs les Cardinaux Richelieu et Mazarin, et de Monsieur Colbert, represente en diverses Satyres & Poesies ingenieuses ; avec un Recueil d'Epigrammes sur la vie & la mort de Monsieur Fouquet, et sur diverses choses, qui se sont passees a Paris en ce tems-la.

      Cologne [i.e. Hollande], Pierre Marteau, 1694.. In-12, plein velin a la Bradel a petits rabats (rel. moderne), piece de titre de maroquin bronze, date en pied, (1) f. de titre, (8), 290 p. Bonne edition, bien complete selon Brunet, publiee quelques mois apres la premiere, de ce recueil de pamphlets diriges contre Richelieu, Mazarin et Colbert. Les pieces concernant Fouquet lui sont le plus souvent favorables. Ce volume aurait ete publie en Hollande par un refugie francais. "480 pieces plus 7 anagrammes, devises, etc." selon Lachevre, qui identifie 25 auteurs, dont La Fontaine, Benserade, Pierre Corneille, Desmarets, Malleville, Boisrobert, Barbier d'Aucour, Le Laboureur, etc. A propos de Richelieu, on note la 'Miliade' et 'l'Enlevement des reliques de Saint-Fiacre' ; a propos de Colbert, la 'Rencontre de Colbert et de Hotman dans les enfers'. (Brunet, V, 624. Jeanmart de Brouillant, 'Pierre du Marteau', p. 102-103. 'Sources de l'histoire de France', IV, 2830. Pour l'inventaire detaille des pieces, cf. Lachevre, 'Biblio. des recueils collectifs de poesies', III, p.181-183). Bon exemplaire, frais, bien relie..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
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        'Archiepiscopatus, et Electoratus MOGUNTINI una cum adjacentibus repraesentatio. Emmentissimo, ac Celsissimo Principi, ac Domino, D. LOTHARIO FRANCISCO S. Sedis Moguntinae Archiepiscopo, S.R.I. per Germaniam Archicancellario, Principi Electori. Episcopo Bambergensi. etc. Domino meo Clementissimo humillime dedicata S. H. N. Person Aut. - Moguntiae Apud Autorem Nicol. Person Utriusq Architecturae professorem, et Geometram. Cum Privilegio Emmi Princip. Elect. Mog. D. sui Clementissimi.':.

      . Kupferstich v. Nicolas Person, 1694, 120 x 80 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp, Landkarten der Pfalz am Rhein, 1513-1803, (hinweis auf diese Karte unter 52); Nicht bei Hellwig, Mittelrhein u. Moselland im Bild alter Karten. - Der Mainzer Architekt u. Kupferstecher Nikolaus Person (ca. 1660-1710) brachte 1694 den Mainzer Atlas 'Nova Archiepiscopatus Moguntini Tabulae' heraus. - Vorliegende Karte als Einblattdruck erschienen. - Zeigt das Erzbistum Mainz mit dem Gebiet Koblenz, Wolfstein, Speyer, Künzelsau, Schweinfurt und Schlüchtern. - Mittig der Mainlauf von Schweinfurt bis zur Mündung in den Rhein. - Unten links große Titelkartusche mit Löwe auf Sockel und Flußgott mit Wappen. - Unten rechts Erklärungen mit Auflistung der Herrschaftsgebiete und ihre Wappen. - Oben rechts Insetkarte zwischen Wolfshagen, Kassel, Ziegenhain, Giessen und Wetzlar ("Satrapiarum Mogonarum In Landgraviatu Hassiae Sitarum Sub scala minori annexa Repraesentatio"). - Im Kartenhimmel Kompaßrose. - Detaillierte Karte mit dem Taunus, der Bergstrasse, Grafschaft Erbach und Wertheim, Spessart und dem westlichen Teil der Pfalz. - Sehr seltene Faltkarte auf Leinen. - Tadellos Erhalten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        'Creta Insula Plerumq; Deum Natalibus, Iovis Incunabulis, Sepulchroq, In clyta; Adventu Europae, Minoe Rege, Pasiphaes et Adriadnae Amoribus; Minotauri Feritate, Fatoq. Daedali, Labyrintho, et Fuga; Multisq; alijs Famigerata Fabulis. Centum Urbibus Habitata; Quae Prima Potuit Nauibus et Sagittis, Prima Litteris jura Iunxit - Conatibus Geographicis Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai Filii. - Itneraria quae in hac Tabula describuntur Romana Sunt, ex Tabula Peutingeriana desumpta. Patavii, Ex Typographia Seminarij. Anno 1694. - F. Bertin sculp.':.

      . Kupferstich v. F. Bertin aus N. Sanson: Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. ... b. Typographia Seminarii (Vescovile), Padua, dat. 1694 ersch. 1699, 38 x 53 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Zacharakis, A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800, (3. edition) S. 281, Nr. 3168/2691. - Zeigt die Insel Kreta. - Oben links Titel. - Oben rechts Meilenzeiger u. Verlegeradresse. This is an early example of F. Bertins engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        'Cimmeria quae Postea Scythia Europaea Seu Parva Scythia Ex Conatibus Geographicis, Gulielmi Sanson, Nicolai Filii, Regis Christianissimi Geographi. Patavij, ex Typographia Seminarij Anno 1694. - F. Bertin sculp.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. F. Bertin n. Nicolas Sanson d' Abbeville aus N. Sanson: Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. ... b. Typographia Seminarii (Vescovile), Padua, dat. 1694 (ersch. 1699), 42 x 57 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 131. - Zeigt die Ukraine mit der Krim Halbinsel, dem nördlichen Schwarzen Meer u. das Asowsche Meer. - Unten rechts dekorative Kartusche mit Kartentitel, Autorenangabe, Druckort, Verlegeradresse u. Datierung in 10 Zeilen; unten mittig im Schwarzen Meer 2 verschiedene Meilenzeiger. This is an early example of F. Bertins engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        'Armenia Vetvs In Quattuor Partes distincta, ad Tempora Ivstiniani Imp. Auctore Phi. De La Rue Paris. Pattavii Ex Typographia Seminarij. Anno 1694':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Philippe De la Rue in Paris aus N. Sanson: Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. ... b. Typographia Seminarii (Vescovile), Padua, dat. 1694 ersch. 1699, 37,5 x 51 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 352 (Philippe De la Rue. Cartographer of Paris. ...). - Zeigt den Kaukasus mit Armenien, Georgien, Dagestan, Aserbaidshan u. die nordöstliche Türkei mit den angrenzenden Staaten; am linken oberen Kartenrand das Schwarze Meer; am rechten oberen Kartenrand das Kaspische Meer. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Kartentitel, Autoren- u. Verlegeradresse in 9 Zeilen. This is an early example of F. Bertins engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.

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        'Lycaonia In Minores Regiones seu Tractus distincta; Et in Ea Romana Itinearia, ex Tabula Peutingeriana, et ex Antonino descripta. Ex Conatibus Geographicis Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai Filii. - Bertin sculp. - Patavjj Ex Typographia Seminarij Anno 1694':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. F. Bertin aus N. Sanson: Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. ... b. Typographia Seminarii (Vescovile), Padua, dat. 1694 (ersch. 1699), 33 x 46 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 131. - Zeigt die historische Landschaft Lykaonien zwischen kilikischen Taurus im Süden bis zum Tatta-See <heute: Tuz Gölü> im Norden; im Zentrum der Karte Konya (Ikonion / Iconium). - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel, Autorenangabe und Verlegeradresse in 8 Zeilen; oben rechts Kartusche mit Meilenzeigern; darunter Verlegeradresse. This is an early example of F. Bertins engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.

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        'Colchis, Iberia, Albania Quaeq; Caucasiae Gentes, Isthmum qui Pontum Euxinum Caspium q; Mare Interjacet, Incolunt. ex Conatibus Geographicis ... Gulielmi Sanson Nicolai Filii Christianißimi Galliarum Regis Geographi. Pataij ex Typographia Seminarij. 1694 - F. Bertin Sculp.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. F. Bertin aus N. Sanson: Tabulae geographicae, quibus universa geographia vetus continetur. ... b. Typographia Seminarii (Vescovile), Padua, dat. 1694 (ersch. 1699), 35,7 x 48 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 131. - Zeigt den Kaukasus mit Georgien, Armenien, Dagestan, Aserbaidshan u. die nordöstliche Türkei mit den angrenzenden Staaten; am linken Kartenrand das Schwarze Meer; am rechten Kartenrand das Kaspische Meer. - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel, Autoren- u. Verlegeradresse sowie Datierung in 10 Zeilen; unten mittig 2 versch. Meilenzeiger; darunter Stechersignatur. This is an early example of F. Bertins engraving work, which appeared in a Sanson inspired historical atlas, produced under the auspices of the Padua Typographical Seminary.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        L' anima al tribunale di se stessa conuinta dalla forza di ragioni naturali confessa l'immortalita del suo essere. Opera del p. Gio: Andrea Vediripa . .

      per Gio: Battista Scionico 1694 In 16°, pp. 24, 298, con capilettere, rilegat. coeva in t. pergamena con titolo in nero al dorso, pergamena con macchie e piccolo mancanze, iscrizioni con inchiostro alla prima e all?ultima bianche (con data, 1802), tracce di tarlo che non ledono il testo. L'opera è segnalata in solo 3 biblioteche italiane (OPAC). Andrea Vediripa e' lo pseudonimo di Oldoini Giovanni Agostino.

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        GEMMAE ET SCULPTURAE ANTIQUAE DEPICTAE... Addita earum enarratione

      Franeker, Leonard Strik, 1694.: . 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 &#39;relatively little detail&#39; but done in a &#39;clever, fresh buoyant manner&#39;" (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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        LAS TARASCAS DE MADRID, y tribunal espantoso. Passos del hombre perdido, y relacion del espiritu malo. Dedicado a D. Manuel Balvin y Verriz. su Autor.

      1694 - En Valencia: por Francisco Antonio de Burgos. Año de 1694. 12º, 150 x 98 mm, pleno tafilete posterior, triple hilo dorado enmarcando planos, ruedas doradas en cantos y contracantos, lomo cuajado, doble tejuelo, cortes dorados, muy bella encuadernación. 15 hs. + 317 p. Entre los consejos y descripciones encontramos el siguiente capítulo: Relacion que haze Belial, y Governador de GITANAS, ADIVINOS, BRUJAS, Y HECHIZERAS. Muy buen ejemplar.  Tarascas, Madrid, Gitanas, Adivinos, Brujas, Hechiceras

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        ACTA ERUDITORUM MDCXCIV

      Leipzig, apud Joh. Grossii haeredes & Joh. Thom. Fritschium, typis Christiani Goezii, 1694.. Containing a full year&#39;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&#39; 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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        Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques, qui contiennent plusieurs Problêmes d'Arithmétique, de Géometrie, d'Optique, de Gnomonique, de Cosmographie, de Méchanique, de Pyrotechnique, & de Physique. Avec un Traité nouveau des Horloges Elémentaires

      Jean Jombert, Paris 1694 - Plein veau moucheté de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre. Trois parties en deux volumes in-8 (190x123 mm) de : Volume 1 : (32)-400 pages et 44 planches Volume 2 : (14)-303-(1) pages et planches 45 à 64 / (8)-163-(1) pages et 20 planches puis (4, cat Jombert ) pages. Quelques planches interverties Coiffes et coins restaurés Quelques salissures. Édition originale rare. C'est le premier ouvrage portant sur les mathématiques et la physique amusante. On y trouve de nombreux problème à résoudre et d'expérience d'arithmétique, de géométrie, de gnomonique, de cosmographie, de mécanique, de pyrotechnie et de physique. In fine se trouve le traité des horloges, d'après les travaux de Martinelli où sont décrites différentes type d'horloges : de la manière de faire des horloges avec de l'eau, du sable, de l'air ou encore du feu. Bon exemplaire de cet ouvrage recherché. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Three parts in one 8vo (190x123 mm) : Volume 1 : (32)-400 pages and 44 plates Volume 2 : (14)-303-(1) pages and plates 45 to 64 / (8)-163-(1) pages and 20 plates. At the end (4) pages (cat Jombert ). some plates swapped. Caps and corners carefully repaired A little light soiling. Rare first edition and the first work on "Recreational Mathematics" In 8 / 8vo 1176g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SAMUEL BUTLER. Hudibras. In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended, with Several Additions and Annotations. [BOUND WITH:] THOMAS D'URFEY. Butler's Ghost: Or, Hudibras. The Fourth Part. With Reflections upon these Times

      HUDIBRAS:- Hudibras. In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended, with Several Additions and Annotations. London: Nathaniel Sackett, 1694. The Second Part... Corrected and Amended with Several Additions and Annotations. London; R. Chiswell, T. Sawbridge, R. Bentley, and G. Wells, 1693. The Third and Last Part. London: Thomas Horne, 1694.  [ii],221,[1]pp.; [ii],223-412pp; [ii],254pp. Separate title-page to each part. BUTLER'S GHOST:- London: Joseph Hindmarsh, 1682. First edition. [viii],188,[iv]pp. Wing D.2703. Grolier 335. Pforzheimer 342. §A seventeenth-century copy of Hudibras contemporaneously bound with it's spurious continuation by D'Urfey, this is also the COWPER FAMILY COPY. Prelim. blank bears the signature of Spencer Cowper [judge, 1669-1728; the poet's grandfather; tried for murder, 1699]. Below this, in a childish hand, is the name Thea[dora] Cowper [d.1824, the poet's cousin: his romantic infatuation with her being one of the cornerstones of his biography]. Below this are 20 lines (and 6 on the verso) of inked notes about Butler in the hand of Ashley Cowper [minor poet, 1701-88; the poet's uncle & the father of Theadora]. Later inked note to front free endpaper reading, "Captain Jno Oakes Hardy, Royal Navy. The Gift of his ever esteemd and much lamented friend & relation Ashley Cowper... 1775" establishes Ashley Cowper's later ownership. It is therefore likely this was a book that William Cowper, the poet, would have been able to consult in his uncle's library at 30 Southampton Row which "became Cowper's unofficial residence from 1750 to 1753" (Ryskamp, 'WIlliam Cowper of the Inner Temple, Esq.'). Further ownership signature of Hardy, dated 1792, to prelim. blank, & his own inked notes to lower half of front free endpaper. Signature & stamp of J.D. Durell, dated 1833,  to front pastedown. Seven lines of verse quotations to last pastedown, in an early hand. Numbered throughout in ink - until p.129 of Butler's Ghost - every five lines, in an 18th-century hand; several other underlinings or brief marginal notes. §A generally very good copy, however Hudibras LACKS leaf Cc (which is present in expertly-aged facsimile); last (advertisement) leaf of Butler's Ghost is defective: torn, with loss of one third of the contents. Lately professionally rebacked in period-style calf, contrasting label. Original boards and endpapers preserved. *Further digital images available on application. (**This item may require special carriage arrangements - please ask for details**).

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        An Essay upon Reason, and the Nature of Spirits

      London: Printed for John Dunton, 1694 First edition of a book that has become scarce in commerce. Contemporary speckled sheep, lacking spine label. . Octavo. Lacking the initial blank. Woodcut diagram on p. 145. Dedication to John Locke. Binding extremities rubbed, contemporary armorial bookplate on front pastedown partly torn away, nineteenth-century book label of Rev. John James partly superimposed. A very good copy. Burthogge (bap. 1638, d. 1705) "dedicated two philosophical works to Licke, evidently seen as a prestigious ally, An Essay upon Reason and the Nature of Spirits begins with an effective restatement of his idealism, emphasizing the role of categorical concepts and making some use of Lockean argument. There are interesting suggestions as to the nature of consciousness, leading into a somewhat Spinozistic, 'harmoniously' speculative panpsychism, which ws further defended in 1699. In the last years of both their lives Burthogge corresponded with Locke, whose commentary on St. Paul adopts the interpretation of Romans 8: 28-20 (a major source of the doctrine of the elect( argued for in Burthogge's last work, published in 1702...Burthogge has received some recognition by historians of philosophy, both in the past, as by Sir William Hamilton and Ernst Cassirer, and in recent work. But it has been summary and in passing, generally with emphasis on his 'anticipation' of Kant or, less commonly, of Locke. His thought deserves fuller consideration, however, both as an illustration of what modern idealism owed to error theory and toleration theory, and for his revealing, strangely compelling arguments themselves?in their simplicity, at least, in sharp contrast to Kant's" (Michael Ayers in Oxford DNB).

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        Histoire de Florence. traduction nouvelle.

      Henri Desbordes 1694 - Amsterdam, Henri Desbordes, 1694. 2 vol. petits in 8 de [18]-588pp., 624pp., reliures en demi basane havane à coins de 1'époque, dos lisses ornés de doubles filets dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin marron clair très légèrement frottées, pièces de tomaison de maroquin noir très légèrement frottées, titre doré, charnières et dos très légèrement frottés, coupes frottées, plats en papier brut beige avec quelques légères salissures, chiffres écrits au crayon marron sur les premiers contreplats de chaque volume, tranches bleues, fers gravés sur la page de titre, bon et bel exemplaire. Cette oeuvre fut commandée par le Cardinal Jules Médicis, le futur Pape Clement VII, en 1520. Il ne s'agissait pas de faire un panégyrique de la République florentine, mais bel et bien sans glorifier les Médicis, de traiter et d'exposer une histoire qui aurait tout naturellement porté au pouvoir ces derniers. Composée en huit livres, l'oeuvre s'articule comme suit: dans le premier livre est exposée une histoire générale de l'Europe depuis la chute de l'Empire romain jusqu'à l'année 1215. Dans le second livre commence véritablement l'histoire de Florence avec l&#146;opposition des clans Buondelmonti/Donati et Uberti/Amidei, qui selon Dante Alighieri serait à l'origine du conflit entre les Guelfes et les Gibelins. Les livres II, III, IV décrivent les événements précédant l'arrivée des Médicis au pouvoir. Les livres suivants traitent des nombreuses luttes de pouvoir qui aboutissent à la Seigneurie des Médicis. Enfin, le dernier livre se termine par la mort de Laurent de Médicis advenue en 1492. L'ouvrage dresse des portraits positifs sinon élogieux de Cosme I et de Laurent le magnifique. Dans le livre I l&#146;auteur se livre à une attaque contre les Papes et la politique vaticane, dans un autre passage, celui-ci modifie des dates et des détails de la bataille d'Anghiari afin de confirmer et de justifier certaines de ses thèses politiques, stratégiques et militaires. La première édition de cette Histoire fut publiée en 1526. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DE RE POETICA: OR, REMARKS UPON POETRY. WITH CHARACTERS AND CENSURES OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE POETS, WHETHER ANCIENT OR MODERN

      Printed by Ric. Everingham, for R. Bently, London 1694 - 203 x 159 mm (8 x 6 1/4"). 6 p.l., 129, [3] pp.; 248 pp. Two parts in one volume. FIRST EDITION. Really excellent contemporary dark sprinkled calf, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with central fleuron and filigree cornerpieces, gilt titling (portions of the joints apparently repaired with great skill). Front pastedown with engraved armorial bookplate of "Rolle" (see below). Lowndes I, 221; Wing B-3347. Short crack at top of rear joint, front board just slightly tending to splay, minor wear to corners and covers, but the attractive period binding entirely solid and generally very well preserved. Most of the rear free endpaper torn away, isolated rust spots and marginal stains, but VERY FINE INTERNALLY, the text unusually clean and fresh and printed within ample margins. This is a beautiful copy, with important provenance, of a survey of various poetic forms, coupled with short biographies of major ancient and modern poets. Politician and writer Thomas Blount (1649-97) begins by discussing things a poet should or should not do: he must keep his "wit and Fancy" within bounds, while still displaying a sense of humor; he should write about love but avoid "obscenity"; he should not be addicted to flattery. These admonitions are followed by an examination of various forms of poetry, from epics, elegies, and odes to burlesques, lampoons, and farces. The second half of the work, "Characters and Censures," contains 67 short biographies and critical evaluations of poets from Aeschylus to Shakespeare. The book relies heavily on prior scholarly works: Blount quotes Dryden so extensively that Macdonald includes the book in his Dryden bibliography, noting that it "is a laborious compilation of other people's opinions." Blount must, however, be given credit for citing his sources (as opposed to silently pilfering their words and ideas) and for weaving the writings of others into a very readable narrative. His article on Shakespeare is particularly valuable as a synopsis of 17th century opinion on the merits of that author, whose place in the literary pantheon was not yet secure. Our previous owner is almost certainly John, Baron Rolle (1751-1842), whose collection was described in a "Catalogue of the Library [of Lord Rolle] at Bicton House, Devon," published in 1850. Although a dedicated career politician and noted philanthropist, Rolle is best remembered as the aging peer who tripped and fell down the steps when approaching Victoria's throne at her coronation. The new queen inspired both admiration and affection by rising from her seat and walking down the steps to allow the elderly Rolle to pay his homage. More important from a bibliophilic perspective, books with the "Rolle" bookplate are renowned for being remarkably well preserved. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SPIEGEL OM WEL TE STERVEN. [MIRROR OF A GOOD DEATH]

      Amsterdam: Joannes Stichter, 1694. Hardcover. 260 x 203 mm (10 1/4 x 8"). [10] leaves of text, plus plates. Appealing modern calf by Strauss (stamp-signed on rear pastedown), covers with central quatrefoil composed of intricate fleurons, the fleuron stamp repeated at the corners and in two panels on the flat spine. TEXT AND IMAGES ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, WITH 42 FINE PLATES AFTER ROMEYN DE HOOGHE with images providing instruction on preparing for one&#39;s death. Landwehr, "Romeyn de Hooghe," 84. Covers with small whitish patches, title page with faint brown stain to lower fore corner, two plates with small spot of foxing in margin, other equally trivial imperfections, but A VERY FINE COPY, the plates clean, fresh, bright, and richly impressed, and the pleasant binding unworn. The text and the detailed, often fascinating engravings here provide meditations intended to help one prepare for death. The work is divided into three sections, each with a frontispiece and 13 plates. In each plate, we see a man on his sick bed, with putti hovering above him holding a picture depicting a scene from Christ&#39;s final days (first the Last Supper, then the Passion, finally the Crucifixion). There is always a helpful angel directing the invalid&#39;s attention to these images, and sometimes there are frightful demons tormenting the sufferer. The sickroom can be a messy place, and here we see priests, servants, and family members bumping into each other in their efforts to minister to the patient. In some scenes, servants, family, and a pet dog are sleeping by the sickbed; in others we see black-hatted Dutch merchants discussing business in an adjoining room. The text was first published in French in Paris in 1646, and was inspired by the "good death" of La Vigne&#39;s patron, Philippe Cospeau, Bishop of Lisieux; it was reissued in 1673 with engravings by our artist Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708). The plates in our Dutch edition are copies of those, but in reverse and slightly smaller. Harthan calls De Hooghe "the outstanding Netherlandish graphic artist of the later 17th century, perhaps the greatest illustrator of the whole century. . . . His emphatic, emotional, exciting illustrations, filled with movement [and] accumulated detail and lit with strong contrasts of black and white, haunt the imagination." This is an extremely rare book in the marketplace: ABPC lists just two copies of our edition at auction (and none of the first printing), the last record of any sale being more than three decades ago.

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

      Richard Baldwin, London, 1694. Third Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. 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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        DE RE POETICA: OR, REMARKS UPON POETRY. WITH CHARACTERS AND CENSURES OF THE MOST CONSIDERABLE POETS, WHETHER ANCIENT OR MODERN

      Printed by Ric. Everingham for R. Bently London: Printed by Ric. Everingham, for R. Bently, 1694. FIRST EDITION . Hardcover. 203 x 159 mm (8 x 6 1/4"). 6 p.l., 129, [3] pp.; 248 pp. Two parts in one volume. FIRST EDITION. Really excellent contemporary dark sprinkled calf, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with central fleuron and filigree cornerpieces, gilt titling (portions of the joints apparently repaired with great skill). Front pastedown with engraved armorial bookplate of "Rolle" (see below). Lowndes I, 221; Wing B-3347. Short crack at top of rear joint, front board just slightly tending to splay, minor wear to corners and covers, but the attractive period binding entirely solid and generally very well preserved. Most of the rear free endpaper torn away, isolated rust spots and marginal stains, but VERY FINE INTERNALLY, the text unusually clean and fresh and printed within ample margins. This is a beautiful copy, with important provenance, of a survey of various poetic forms, coupled with short biographies of major ancient and modern poets. Politician and writer Thomas Blount (1649-97) begins by discussing things a poet should or should not do: he must keep his "wit and Fancy" within bounds, while still displaying a sense of humor; he should write about love but avoid "obscenity"; he should not be addicted to flattery. These admonitions are followed by an examination of various forms of poetry, from epics, elegies, and odes to burlesques, lampoons, and farces. The second half of the work, "Characters and Censures," contains 67 short biographies and critical evaluations of poets from Aeschylus to Shakespeare. The book relies heavily on prior scholarly works: Blount quotes Dryden so extensively that Macdonald includes the book in his Dryden bibliography, noting that it "is a laborious compilation of other people's opinions." Blount must, however, be given credit for citing his sources (as opposed to silently pilfering their words and ideas) and for weaving the writings of others into a very readable narrative. His article on Shakespeare is particularly valuable as a synopsis of 17th century opinion on the merits of that author, whose place in the literary pantheon was not yet secure. Our previous owner is almost certainly John, Baron Rolle (1751-1842), whose collection was described in a "Catalogue of the Library [of Lord Rolle] at Bicton House, Devon," published in 1850. Although a dedicated career politician and noted philanthropist, Rolle is best remembered as the aging peer who tripped and fell down the steps when approaching Victoria's throne at her coronation. The new queen inspired both admiration and affection by rising from her seat and walking down the steps to allow the elderly Rolle to pay his homage. More important from a bibliophilic perspective, books with the "Rolle" bookplate are renowned for being remarkably well preserved.

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        Dictionnaire etymologique ou origines de la langue francoise. Nouvelle edition revue & augmentee par l'auteur. Aves les origines francoises de Mr. de Caseneuve: un discours sur la science des etymologies, par le P. Besnier.

      Jean Anisson, Paris 1694 - Second edition, folio, pp. [112], 740, [12], 100, [2]; Caseneuve's Les Origines Francoise with separately printed title-p. and prelims; full contemporary calf, gilt spine; joints starting, top and bottom of spine chipped, internally clean, binding sound. First published in 1650 in 4to, and enlarged to folio in 1694. Menage (1613-1692), "a man of vast erudition and keen intuition," was one of the few in his day who had first hand knowledge of Old French and the early stages of other Romance languages (which he had gleaned from his studies of law and early legal documents) and was uniquely qualified to carry out such an etymological undertaking. But his sarcasm lead to his expulsion from the French Academy; he had many enemies and "suffered under the satire of Moliere and Boileau" (see Holmes, History of the French Language, 1938, p. 90; and Ency. Brit., 11th ed). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Righteousness of God through Faith upon All without Difference who believe. In Two Sermons on Romans 3. 22

      London: Printed for Nathanael Hiller,, 1694. first edition; [4], 76 pp.; text age toned with an overall damp pucker but little and light damp staining, extraction roughness at spine of self wrappers, good; Wing M1265. Photos available upon request.

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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&#39;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 &#39;Eikon&#39; and dealing with various episodes in the King&#39;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&#39;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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        Nouvelle relation, contenant les voyages de Thomas Gage dans la Nouvelle Espagne, ses diverses avantures, & son retour par la province de Nicaragua, jusques a la Havane : avec la description de la ville de Mexique telle qu'elle estoit autrefois, & comme elle est a present : ensemble une description exacte des terres & provinces que possedent les espagnols en toute l'Amerique, de la forme de leur gouvernement ecclesiastique & politique, de leur commerce, de leurs moeurs, & de celles des criolles, des metifs, des mulatres, des Indiens, & des negres (2 volume set)

      Amsterdam : Paul Marret 1694 - 2 volume set. 12mo. Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked with original spine laid on. Generally sound internally; with clean, white, unmarked pages. Collated. 4 fold out maps + 12 folding plates of Latin American cities or provinces, and 2 frontispieces. 18 plates total. An important and influential book on early European travel and settlement of Spanish America. Gage was an English traveler, missionary, and member of the Dominican order. He traveled throughout the Spanish New World and lived in Guatemala. After suffering a crisis of faith, he renounced his Catholic religion and returned to Cromwellian England. He published his ?English-American; or New Survey of the West India's in 1648. His account of the richness and weakness of the Spanish possessions helped inspire the English conquest of Jamaica and attempted conquest of Hispaniola under General Robert Venable and Sir William Penn's expedition. Gage was Venable?s chaplain on the expedition and died in the State?s service in Jamaica, 1656. Ref: DNB00. The translator is said to have been Adrien Baillet.--Sabin 26303. Sabkin 26308; Palau 96485; Hill 665; Alden/Landis 694/71 & 695/80 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Discourse Concerning Time, With Application of The Natural Day, and Lunar Month, and Solar Year, as Natural; And of such as are derived from them, As Artificial Parts of Time, for Measures in Civil and Common Use: For the better understanding of The Julian Year and Calendar. The First Column also in our Church-Calendar explained. With other Incidental Remarks

      London, Printed by J. Heptinstall, for L. Meredith..., 1694. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 171 x 104 mms., pp. [viii], 120, contemporary panelled calf. A fine copy, with the calligraphic autograph, probably contemporary, "Henry Wigley" on the top margin of the front paste-down end-paper, and "Berd. Whalley" on the top margin of the title-page. Wigley is probably the Reverend Henry Wigley of Pensham House, Worcestershire. Wigley was the grandfather, through his daughter, of Ambrose St. John (1815 - 1875), the Roman Catholic priest and headmaster, who was born in Islington, and this perhaps suggests an Islingtonian provenance for this book. In yet another hand, probably contemporary or early 18th century, are two salutary bromides: "It is very Rare, yt [that] either ye joy, or ye Benefit of an Estate infamously gotten, continues long." And: "To sleep, to eat, to drink, at o ther Peoples Hours [?House], to walk thier Pace & to Love & Hate as they do, is ye vilest of Servitudes." Holder (1615/16 - 1698) is also the author of Principles of Harmony, also published in 1694. Robert Poole in his ODNB article on Holder notes, " Holder&#39;s subsequent Discourse Concerning Time (1694), written to explain the issue of calendar reform and reissued in 1701 after the renewed English rejection of the Gregorian calendar, was an elegant exposition of the concept of harmony on a cosmic scale. In it he developed the idea that rational human perception was required to give meaning to creation, for &#39;Time is always Transient, in a continual Flux, neither to be seen, nor felt, nor reserved; but only measured by an Act of the Mind.&#39;" Wing H2385. Macclesfield 1044. Further editions were published in 1701 an 1712.

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        OPERA

      1694. Fine. MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. AUR. THEODOSII MACROBI V. CL. INLUSTRIS OPERA. Accedunt Integrae Isacii Pontani, Joh. Meursii, Jacobi Gronovii Notae et Animadversiones. London, T. Dring and C. Harper, 1694. Octavo. (xxxii)491pp.(48)ff. Engraved title. Contains the text of Cicero&#39;s "The Dream of Scipio," which would have been unknown to the Middle Ages without Macrobius&#39; commentary. Macrobius is best known for his lengthy discussion of Virgil and his cosmology, here illustrated with four woodcut diagrams. A few spots here and there to text, else fine internally. Bound in armorial full vellum over boards, somewhat stained. First Macrobius published in England.

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        OPERA OMNIA IN TRES TOMOS DISTRIBUTA,

      SUMPTIBUS SOCIETATIS, VENETIIS 1694 - In 4. Dim. 33,5x23,5 cm. Pp. (20)+771+(76), (8)+697+(59), (16)+380+(28). Peso Kg. 5,600. Bella edizione del 1694 di questa Opera omnia del celebre giurista milanese e teologo Martino Bonacina (1585-1631). Bonacina insegnò diritto canonico e civile e le sue opere ebbero il compito di divulgare principi e decreti dogmatici emersi dal Concilio di Trento. L'opera è formata da tre tomi ed è completa. All'interno i celebri trattati "De Sacramentis", "De matrimonio", "De censuris" (assoluzione della censura, scomunica, scomunica dalle eresie, sospensione, interdizione, irregolarità casuate dai delitti e omicidi), "De horis canonicis", "De clausura", De Simonia", "Tractatus de legibus, peccatis et praecepti decalogi" (privilegi, dispensazioni, peccati, superstizione, sacrilegio, blasfemia, contratti, fideiussione, pignoramento, feudo, testamenti, successioni), "De censura" (scomuniche, sospensioni, interdizioni). Ampie parti dedicate alle scomuniche e alle censure con relative tabelle. Bellissima legatura in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con bella vignetta entro cornice figurata: Minerva con elmo, lancia e scudo cavalca un leone Antiche note manoscritte all'interno. Grandi dimensioni. Colalzionata e risultata completa. Copertina in piena pergamena a cinque nervi con titolo manoscritto al dorso in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture, qualche gora d'umidità marginale e bruniture. Alcuni strappi: al margine superiore di pag. 181 del tomo secondo con lieve perdita di testo, orizzontale a pag. 301 del tomo terzo con piccola perdita di testo. Piccolo segno di tarlo al margine destro delle prime 14 carte del tomo terzo senza perdita di testo. Beautiful edition of 1694 of this Opera omnia of the famous jurist and theologist from Milan Martino Bonacina (1585-1631). Bonacina teacjed church and civil right and his works had the duty to spread dogmatic principles and decrees from the COuncil of Trento. the work is made up of three tomes and it is complete. Isndie the famous treaties "De Sacramentis", "De matrimonio", "De censuris" (absolution of censorship, scommunication, scommunication of heresies, suspension, interdition, irregularities caused by murders), "De horis canonicis", "De clausura", De Simonia", "Tractatus de legibus, peccatis et praecepti decalogi" (priviledges, dispensations, pities, superstitions, blasphemy, contracts, fideiussione, testaments, successions), "De censura" (scomunications, suspensions, interditions). Wide parts dedicated to scomunications and censorships with charts. Very beautiful full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine. REd and black title pages with vignette in figurated frame: Minerva with elm and lanch in a lion. Ancient manuscripted notes inside. Of big size. Collationed complete work. Full parchment coeval cover with five nerfs and manuscripted title in the spine in good general conditions slightly worn with missing parts in the edges and spine. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings, humidity stains in the edges and yellowings. Some tears: in the upper edge of pag. 181 of second tome with slight loss of text, horizontal tear in pag. 301 of third tome with slight loss of text. Slight worming in the right edge of the first 14 pages of third tome with no loss of text.

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        Eikon Basilke Deutera, The Portraicture Of His Sacred Majesty King Charles II

      London: King James, 1694 Book. Fair. Full-Leather. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Excuse the length of the following listing. It will be given in 2 sections, first the full title and prior owner&#39;s notes including citation/points, lastly structure. Title page continues, "With his Reasons for turning Roman Catholick; published by K. James. Found in the Strong Box. Printed in the Year MDCXCIV." Owner notes on loose browned paper, "Port, 12mo, old calf, (London) 1694. Nice copy of this scarce work. The famous portrait of King Charles knelling (sic, kneeling), of which it is said &#39;he is worshipping his Mistress Nellie Gwynn in a cloud above him, instead of his maker.&#39; " There is ancient penned 1/2 page note top verso first endsheet re authorship (attributes Chas. II) and avoiding confusion of this item with the Basilike of Charles I. Below this are penciled notes re Almack page 82, Wing #E312 and placements. Below title page date in R.N. is script penned &#39;1694&#39;. At top of TOC is very old penned name &#39;John Francis Gwyn&#39;. Not sure I am reading the middle name correctly. Regarding structure, size is duodecimo, collation is octavo in the main. Spine has 4 ribs, stamped label, date at bottom in standard numerals. The archivist who has seen the piece feels the date indicates reworking as does the marbling of the pastedowns and their facing ensheets. First PD has had ex-libris plate removed and the abrasion is large and goes through the marbled paper. Numbers 320 pages and at the bottom of last page is 2 line errata note. The verso of first marbled endsheet is blank (exc. above refd. noting), second blank endsheet w/ verso showing the scandalous illustration, title page with verso blank then TOC. Page 320 is followed by one endsheet blank verso marbled. The text has one &#39;flaw&#39; that I noted in scanning through, the last page of TOC is cut partially short at fore-edge, body of text unaffected, dog ear minimal. Text has the customary ripple and a bit of age darkening, very minimal foxing to my eye. Remarkably legible. Text edges have some red stain visible but darkened, top darker. The leather boards and spine are aged and scarred but richly attractive in their age. Hinging seems stout with no internal gap and no notable exterior cracking. The archivist feels any restoration is very old and utilized original materials where possible. Photo will be provided of the book&#39;s exterior shortly..

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        The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary.

      London: Rhodes, Meredith, Harris and Newborough, 1694. . The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary by "several learned men", where are inserted the last five years historical and geographical collections of Edmond Bohun..designed for his Geographical Dictionary, and published by Rhodes, Meredith, Harris and Newborough, London 1694. In original blind-stamped and decorated boards, and with raised bands to the spine. Size 40 by 25 cm, and approximately 9 cm thick. According to the bookplate, once the property of James, Lord Somervell. Unnumbered but complete, with approximately 700 pages. A treasure trove of information about matters historical, geographical and classical. Edges scuffed and rubbed but binding sound. Grubby endpapers and some damp staining to the very bottom of the last few pp. Otherwise Good condition. Images available.

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        PHTHISIOLOGIA: Or, A TREATISE Of CONSUMPTIONS. Wherein the Difference, Nature, Causes, Signs, and Cure of All Sorts of Consumptions are Explained. Containing Three Books, I. Of Original Consumptions from the Whole Habit of the Body. II. Of an Original Consumption of the Lungs. III. Of Syptomatical Consumptions, or Such as are the Effects of some Other Distempers. Illustrated by Particular Cases, and Observations Added to Every Book. With a Compleat Table of the Most Remarkable Things

      London:: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford,. 1694.. 8vo: A^4 B - 2A^8 2B^4. 7-3/4" x 4-3/4". 1st Edition in English (Wing M-2830; G&M 4th, 3216, for the 1st Edition [in Latin]). [8], 360, [16] pp. Index of diseases at rear.. Modern full brown calf binding with red leather title label to spine & boards stamped in blind. Period eps retained.. Binding - Fine. Text block - Paper browned. Period [1714] signature. of Ebenezer Prout to front paste-down. Very Good.. In 1670, after nomination by Prince William of Orange, Morton was created a Doctor of Medicine at Oxford, afterward establishing a practice in London. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 9 years later, eventually becoming one of the physicians-in-ordinary to the King. This work, possibly inspired by William III&#39;s respiratory problems, was dedicated to William, and Ôestablished his reputation at home and abroad for over a centuryÕ; Ôduring the reign of Queen Anne it was one of the text-books advised for reading by the apprentices of the Society of Apothecaries by private tutors in anatomy and pathologyÕ. Herein, Morton broke "with the very widespread prejudice against the use of anatomical dissection as a means of improving medical knowledge. As a result he was Ôthe first to describe the characteristic enlargement of the thoracic glands, in particular the tracheo-bronchial and broncho-pulmonary groups that were later to be shown to be of great significance in the pathogenesis of the diseaseÕ" (ODNB, also Trail, as quoted by ODNB). & & Per G&M, "Chap. I included the first account of anorexia nervosa." . Frontispiece portrait of Morton, engraved by R. White.

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        A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways Shewing the Office and Duty

      1694. Meriton, G[eorge] [1634- c.1711]. A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways Shewing the Office and Duty of Such Surveyors, with Several Cases and Resolutions in Law Relating to the Same: Collected and Gathered Out of Publick Acts of Parliament Now in Force, And Out of the Year-Books, and Other Books of the Municipal Laws of this Kingdom: With an Abridgment of the Statute of 22 h. 8 Chap. 5 for the Repairing of Bridges, With Cases Relating Thereunto : and Likewise a Summary of the Statutes Made for Paving, Cleansing, &c., Streets, Lanes, &c., In London and Other Towns and Places, and an Abstract of Statutes Made for the Repairs of High-Ways and Bridges in Particular Places, Methodiz&#39;d into Short Chapters for the Ready Finding out any Matter Contain&#39;d in the Book. London: Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft for A. and J. Churchill, 1694. [xxiv], 167 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing and dampstaining, internally clean. * Only edition. According to Sweet & Maxwell, this is earliest full-scale English work devoted to the topic. Meriton was a lawyer and a prodigious writer on a wide range of legal topics. Born in the North Riding of Yorkshire, he is also remembered for his dialect poem The Praise of Yorkshire Ale (1683). OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (at the Huntington Library and the University of Michigan). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:385 (7).

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        Love Triumphant; Or Nature Will Prevail A Tragi-Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By Their Majesties Servants.

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1694. First Edition. Small 4to. Pp. (12); 82; (2). Verso of half-title page features an advertisement for "The Works of Mr. John Dryden in Four Volumes," also published by Tonson. Four-page dedication (to the Earl of Salisbury) follows the title page. Play is complete with only minor foxing throughout. No tears or wormholes, but bottom corner of last leaf shows slight wear. Else Very Good. Bound early 20th C. by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Binding Fine.The remarkable condition of the interior, devoid of wormholes and egregious foxing, is unusual and is thus worthy of the elegant binding in which it is contained. This is Dryden's final play, which is noted for the inclusion of a song by Congreve. Indeed, Dryden foresook the stage for the purpose of undertaking his translation of Virgil. A contemporary reference to the reception of this play can be found in "The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare," (1790, vol. I pt. II, p. 141)wherein a citation in a letter reveals "it was damned by the universal cry of the town, nemine contradicente but the conceited poet." Despite such criticism, the care taken in the preservation of the copy at hand indicates the importance of the play and Dryden's place in the pantheon of English literature. MACDONALD: "John Dryden A Bibliography of Early Editions and of Drydeniana," 93a; WING: D 2302.

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        DIONYSII LONGINI DE SUBLIMITATE COMMENTARIUS CETERAQUE, QUAE REPERIRI POTUERE. IN USUM SERENISSIMI PRINCIPIS ELECTORALIS BRADDENBURGICI JACOBUS TOLLIUS

      Trajecti ad Rhenum:: Ex Officini Francisci Halma,, 1694.. First Tollius edition. 4to, pp., [28], 408, [12]. Engraved title-page; Printed with Greek and Latin texts on facing pages, woodcut printer&#39;s device, ornaments and initials, full vellum backed marble boards with leather label. Upper margin along the hinge shows a water mark in the preliminary matter, o/w a very nice clean copy. Longinus was a Greek Platonic philosopher and rhetorician of the 3rd century AD. He studied in Alexandria and taught in Athens. He was beheaded by Emperor Aurelian in 273 A.D. but is remembered for his Philosophical Discourses, On First Principles, On the Chief End. His authorship of the present work is desputed. Praised by Dibdin and Gibbon, this edition of these commentaries on The Sublime by the anonymous author known as Longinus "is one of the greatest of all critical acheievements. An illuminating dissertation on style, accompanied by many penetrating judgements as well as suggestive pronouncements on critical standards and principles, the treatise is unique in its interpretation of the classical spirit, its compelling enthusiasms, its sanity, its freshness and its unerring insights into the essentials of art."(OCD).

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        Memorials of the most reverend father in god, thomas cranmer, sometime lord archbishop of canterbury. wherein the history of the church, and the reformation of it, during the primacy of the said archbishop, are greatly illustrated; and many singular matters relating thereunto, now first published

      Richard Chiswell 1694 London. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition 1694. Small Folio. 5 engraved portraits, the first is Cranmer after Holbein. Title in red and black. Bookplate of Sir John Wentworth. Contemporary calf upper cover and first blank detached, else a clean tight copy

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        The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox

      London: printed by Thomas James for Edward Brewster,, 1694. Newly corrected and purged, from all grossness in phrase and matter. Augmented and enlarged with sundry excellent moral and expositions upon every several chapter. To which may now be added a Second Part of the said History: As also the Shifts of Reynardine the son of Reynard the Fox, together with his life and death. Quarto (191 × 141 mm.), in 3 parts. Nineteenth-century brown morocco gilt by C. Smith, all edges gilt. Numerous woodcut illustrations, some repeated several times, most with the initials "E.B.", predominantly printed in black letter, with some roman apparatus. Bookplates of Charles W. G. Howard and Lawrence Strangman, clippings from booksellers&#39; catalogues tipped to front free endpaper. Occasional light browning and a few trivial spots, neat marginal repairs to 3 leaves of the third part, early manuscript notes to old fly-leaf, a very good copy. A very scarce English edition of the Reynard fables, the first part of which is sometimes attributed to John Shirley (1680&#150;1702). The Reynard tales were first printed in England by Caxton in 1481 and continued to enjoy enormous popularity in the following centuries. As the 17th century progressed they appeared in increasingly moralized form, though the woodcuts in the present edition retain a pleasingly blunt character, recalling the illustrations of the early woodcut and manuscript era. The Reynard fables were also looked to as sources of political allegory, and the present copy bears an interesting early manuscript discourse, drawn from the Dedication of Thomas Parsons&#39;s Leycester&#39;s Commonwealth (1641), describing the History of Reynard the Fox as &#39;an old English Book &#133; which now passes through the hands of old women and children only&#39; and suggesting it to be &#39;an Enigmatical History of the Earl of Leicester and his family.&#39; Though many editions were printed of the Reynard tales, relatively few survive perfect outside institutional collections. The present edition of three parts, treated as a single entry in Wing, is scarce in commerce.

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