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        Poems, &c : written upon several occasions, and to several persons / by Edmond Waller

      London : Printed for H. Herringman, and sold by J. Tonson, 1694. 6th Edition. The sixth edition; with several additions, never before printed. Bound with : The maid's tragedy : altered. With some other pieces / Edmund Waller. 1690. Subjects; English poetry. Referenced by: Wing W520. ESTC, R14123. Physical description [8],299,[5];[4],100p. ; 8vo. Notes; "The maid's tragedy altered. With some other pieces" has separate pagination, register, and title page with imprint "London, printed for Jacob Tonson ... 1690". Mostly in verse. The first leaf is blank. Title page in red and black. Title page torn with loss; text not affected. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on 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'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. Images sent on request.

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        America Septentrionalis

      Amsterdam: Valk and Schenk, [circa 1694]. Copper-engraved map, full period hand-colouring. 18 1/2 x 24 inches. Rare issue of Hondius' important map of North America, here with full period hand colouring. "Henricus Hondius' beautifully engraved map of North America had greater influence than any other to date in perpetuating the theory of California as an island ... Cartographically, this map is a careful composition of many different sources and illustrates well the current state of knowledge" (Burden). Henricus Hondius was the son of the engraver and mapmaker Jodocus Hondius. Henricus continued the family's cartographical business in partnership with Jan Jansson, his brother-in-law. Mapmaking was more often than not a family enterprise in Amsterdam and in Paris in the 17th century. The firm was active under one family member or another for nearly the entire 17th century. This was the period of Dutch supremacy at sea, when, having supplanted the Portuguese in India, central Africa and northeastern Brazil, the Dutch were the prime carriers of spices, silks, furs, tobacco, sugar and slaves. It was not in the nature of things that this predominance could last very long, if only because the Netherlands is a very small country. But until the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 1660s and 70s, the Dutch were supreme, and the making of maps was a form of nationalistic journalism. First issued in 1636, the map appeared unchanged in various editions of the Hondius/Jansson atlas throughout much of the century. In 1694, "Petrus Schenk acquired all of the Atlas Major plates at public auction ... and began issuing the map with his own imprint. This last state is uncommon" (Burden). Beyond the change in imprint, this last issue is notable for the addition of hachured lines dividing the claims of France, Spain and England and with the hand-colouring reflecting those boundaries, which were quite changed from the preceding issues. This copy with glorious full contemporary hand colouring. Burden, The Mapping of North America 245 (state 3); McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island 6; Goss, The Mapping of North America 30.

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        HISTOIRE GENERALE DES DROGUES,

      Paris, Jean-Baptiste Loyson, & Augustin Pillon, et Estienne Ducastin, 1694.. traitant des Plantes, des Animaux & des Mineraux; 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, 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.

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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. In three books. Collected chiefly from records, registers, authentick letters, and other original manuscripts

      London: Printed for Richard Chiswell, 1694. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches. 2 ffep + [12] + xii + [20] + 467 + 271 + 1 + 2 rfep + 4 full page engraved portraits (one more than called for in ESTC). Complete with half title and engraved portrait of Cranmer and title page in red and black, and divisional title pages. Bookplate "Ex Bibliotheca Hospitii Dominorum Advocatorum de Arcubus" or the Library of the Lords Advocate of the Arches [Court] which is the ecclesiastical court for the Province of Canterbury. Pages exceptionally bright and clean with a few light marginal stains to first [12] pages and light toning to 1-80 of the Appendix. Pages 136 and 190-91 of the Appendix are misnumbered. Bound in modern brown buckram with renewed endpapers. ESTCR17780 An exceptional copy of this biography and collection of documents related to Thomas Cranmer, who was a prime mover in the compilation of the first English BCP and the homilies that were long prescribed. A scarce work.

      [Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books]
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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, 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.

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        Original Autograph Display

      n. p., n. d.: [1694-1778] Voltaire [1694-1778] Pen name of Francois Marie Arouet. French Enlightenment writer, essayist, & philosopher known for his wit, philosophical sport, & defense of civil liberties, including freedom of religion & free trade. Holograph two lines written in Latin. In the lower part of the piece, an authentification by an Italian expert in 1846. Nice engraving of a Voltaire portrait. Elegantly displayed to an overall size of 16" x 12" 1/4. The frame is brushed gilt with touches of purple, with like coloured matte, gold filets in two windows [ 3" x 4" 3/4, 3" 1/4 x 5" 3/4] . An interesting item as modestly priced Voltaire material seldom appears on the market.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Notes & Letters. Framed & Glazed.

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        DE RE POETICA: or, Remarks upon Poetry. With characters and Censures of the most considerable poets, whether ancient or modern extracted out of the best and choicest criticks

      London:: Ric Everingham for R. Bently,, 1694.. First Edition. 4to, pp. [xii], 129, blank, [2], 248. Bound in contemporary calf (some wear to the foredges), with later rebacking. Front blank loose, hinge tender, little foxing to the title-page, little soiling and small hole to the upper margin of B1, effecting a little of the running title, a very good copy. STC B3347; Jaggard p. 25; Wing B3347; not in CBEL. Blount (1649-1697) was a politician and author who acquired a high reputation for the extent and variety of his learning. He is most renowned for his Censura celebriorum Authorum, sive Tractatus in quo varia ... (1690). This was a bibliographical dictionary, a kind of record of the opinions of the greatest writers of all ages on one another. The DNB, in writing about that book notes that of great interest is not just whom Blount quotes, but whom he left out. Those who were slighted included many of the great poets of the day. The present work somewhat makes up for the slight, in that Blount first treats poetry in general and the different kinds of poetry and the relationship between the poetry of different European countries and the languages of each. The second part contains critical notices of sixty-seven poets of various ages and countries. Some of those omitted from the Censura ... are included here. This is one of the earliest critical notices of Shakespeare that had appeared in a book.

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        Fables, of Aesop and other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections

      London: Printed for R. Sare, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A & J Churchil, J. Hindmarsh, and G. Sawbridgd, 1694. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. The Second edition, corrected and amended. Aesop's Fables was first printed in English by William Caxton in 1484. L'Estrange updated Caxton's version in 1692 and this is the second edition of L'Estrange's work. Includes a preface, the life of Aesop, and over 400 fables - 201 by Aesop and over 200 by other authors including Barlandus, Anianus, Abstemius, Poggius, and miscellaneous. After each fable, there is a moral and a reflection. Very good in contemporary full leather binding with gilt title label to spine. There are seven compartments and six raised bands on the spine. This book has been expertly rebacked. The end pages are modern and the remainder of the binding is contemporary. Wear to corners of boards and scuffing to boards. Pages 253 - 262 are stained although the text remains bright and is clearly ledgible. There are a few spots of scattered foxing throughout. Features two engraved frontis illustrations - one is a portrait of L'Estrange and one depicts a gathering of characters from the fables. There is a small loss to the corner of the frontis page; however, the illustration is not affected. Small burn mark to page 15 / 16. Aesop fables 1 - 201, Barlandus 202 - 214, Anianus 215 - 252, Abstemius 253 - 351, Poggius 352 - 373, Miscellany 374 - 383, Supplement. 476 pages. CHILD/052810.

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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.

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        The Fables of Aesope and Other Eminent Mythologists

      London. c. 1694. Bound by Richmond in full, elaborately blind embossed calfskin. Guilt-tool ornamental devices to front and rear covers. Raised bands and guilt titles to spine. Marbled endsheets. Tall 4to. Early Printing. Illustrated with a frontis Depicting Aesope surrounded by animal characters. Wing A-706: Hodnett-Aesope in England, 63. This copy; lacks title page, ad leaf @ pg.38 and portrait of L'Estange. Spine heal lacking with lacquered repared. Corners bumped. Covers mildly rubbed. Else, a Very Good, sound copy.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Memoires de ce qui s'est passé dans la chretienté, depuis le commencement de la guerre en 1672, jusqu'à la paix concluë en 1679. Traduit de l'anglois.

      Troisiéme edition, revuë & corrigée. Haag, chez A. Moetjens, 1694. 12:o. (16),480,(4) s. Samtida lite nött och snedläst pergamentbd. Någon enstaka småfläck och lite naggad i yttermarginalen på s. 479-80. Med Tho. Wadenstiernas och J. G. Sacks namnteckningar, den förstnämnda daterad 1705, den senare Stockholm den 15 april 1729. Ur Bergshammarbiblioteket med dess tryckta biblioteksetikett överst på ryggen.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 8464 för det engelska originalet. De avslutande två bladen är en förlagskatalog från Adrian Moetjens. Översättning av "Memoirs of what past in christendom, from the war begun 1672 to the peace concluded 1679" (1691), vilken rör krigen mellan England och Holland på 1670-talet. William Temple (1628-99) var brittisk statsman och författare. Thomas Wadenstierna (1684-1728) reste utomlands 1705, var vice häradshövding i Hälsingland och senare notarie i hovrätten. Antagligen såldes hans böcker på auktion i Stockholm 1729, där kammarherren Johan Gabriel Sack (1697-1751) köpte boken. Det tycks inte finnas någon tillgänglig uppgift om denna auktion på annat håll. Sack byggde tillsammans med sin fru Eva Bielke upp ett stort arkiv och bibliotek på sitt sörmländska gods Bergshammar. Han är begravd i Fogdö kyrka med en epitafium i stenstil författat av vännen Carl Gustaf Tessin. Större delen av biblioteket förvärvades av Björck & Börjesson på 1930-talet

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        Stephanou Bizantiou [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]...[[[]][]][]], Stephani Byzantini, Gentilia per epitomen, antehac Peri Poleon, De Urbibus, Inscripta, Quae ex MSS. Codicibus Palatinis ab Cl. Salmasio quondam collatis MS. Vossiano restituit, supplevit, ac Latina versione integro commentario illustravit Abrahamus Berkelius, Accedunt collectae ab Jacobo Gronovio variae lectiones ex codice MS. Perusino, intermixtis eiusdem notis cum excusatione de excerptis Bocharti Palmerii ab se non publicatis [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]marca tipogr.[[[]][]][]], Lugduni Batavorum (Leida) [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]linea tipogr.[[[]][]][]], Apud Fredericum Haaring, MDCXCIV. // [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]Unito:[[[]][]][]] Perusinae, collectae ab Jacobo Gronovio, Intermixtis ejus notis, cum Excusatione de excerptis Bocharti ac Palmerii ab se non publicatis. [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]marca tipogr. incisa[[[]][]][]], Lugduni Batavorum (Leida) [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]linea[[[]][]][]], Apud Fridericum Haaring, MDCXCIV.

      Haaring Frederick 1694 Bound in red half calf, double title-pages, engraved initials; some brownings, but good copy. Folio [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]cm. 33,5 × 21[[[]][]][]]; 2 frontespizi; ff. 2 di guardia, pp. 18 n.n. + 789 + 2 bianche n.n. + 16 n.n. (di indici), 8 n.n. (con le collectae di Iacopo Gronovio dal codice perugino) + 28 + 10, f. 1 di guardia. Testo greco e latino. Capilettera agli inizi delle singole sezioni. Incisioni alle pp. 78, 86, 115. Frontespizi a caratteri rossi e neri, il secondo si trova prima delle collectae. Leg. coeva in mezza pelle rossa con piatti rivestiti di carta marmorizzata, in cattivo stato di conservazione. Ex libris della Biblioteca Giuliari all''''interno del piatto anteriore. Tagliata la carta iniziale del primo fascicolo, apparentemente senza perdita di testo (numeraz. delle pagine senza lacune). Brunite alcune carte. Nel complesso buon esemplare.

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        Le Grand Dictionnaire Historique (4 Tomes - Complet). Le Grand Dictionnaire Historique ou Le Mélange Curieux de l'Histoire Sacrée et Profane, qui Contient en Abrégé Les Vies et les Actions Remarquables des Patriarches, des Juges, des Rois des Juifs, des Papes, des saints Pères & Anciens Docteurs Orthodoxes ; des Evêques ... des Empereurs, des Rois, des Princes illustres et des grands Capitaines... (4 Tomes)

      Boom & Van Someren, Pierre Mortier, Henri Desbordes 1694 Septième édition, 4 vol. in-folio reliure moderne demi-basane racinée, dos à 5 nerfs, chez Boom & Van Someren, Pierre Mortier, Henri Desbordes, Amsterdam, chez Guillaume Van de Water, Utrecht, Adrian Moetjens, La Haye, 1694, Tome I : faux-titre, frontispice, titre, 1 f. n. ch. (Epitres), 16 pp. (préfaces), 7 ff. n. ch., 522 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. ; Tome II : 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 572 pp. ; Tome III : 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 583 pp. ; Tome IV : 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 587 pp. Intéressant exemplaire bien complet de la septième édition du fameux Dictionnaire Historique de Moreri. Relié en 4 volumes, l'exemplaire est d'une manipulation aisée (manques en mors, principalement au tome 1 et n'affectant pas la solidité des reliures, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Un rare exemplaire d'une des premières éditions du Moreri. Français

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        Il Tempio Vaticano e sua origine... -

      Roma, Buagni, 1694.In-folio. Bellissima legatura del primo ?800 in p. marocchino verde, armi cardinalizie al centro dei piatti entro due ampie cornici, quella esterna con filetti grassi e magri che racchiudono decorazioni floreali entro motivi geometrici, quella interna con grandi placche rococò agli angoli raccordate da un filetto; dorso con nervi e ricchi fregi oro; minime abrasioni e piccoli, abili restauri agli angoli e al dorso. 79 magnifiche tavole, 10 ripiegate, dis. dal Fontana e finemente inc. in rame da Alessandro Specchi: vedute, piante, spaccati ecc. (32), 489 (recte 491), (29) pp.; testo in latino e italiano. Con le usuali ingialliture sparse e 2 grandi tavole con i margini esterni ritagliati, forse per estenderle più agevolmente fuori dal libro; splendido esemplare in una magnifica legatura eseguita agli inizi dell'ottocento, quasi sicuramente dalla Legatoria Vaticana. Edizione originale. L'opera, scritta da uno dei maggiori architetti del periodo, è divisa in sette libri che trattano del sito su cui sorge la basilica, le varie fasi della costruzione, lo stato attuale dell'edificio ecc. Nel terzo libro è descritta e illustrata la complessa operazione dell'erezione dell'obelisco in Piazza S. Pietro, eseguita nel 1586 da Domenico Fontana. Berlin Kat. 2678. Fowler 122. Schudt 1017. Rossetti 5091. Cicognara 3731: «Questa grande e magnifica opera... l'edizione non poteva essere più nobile». First edition of this monumental history of St. Peter's, with text in Latin and Italian, magnificently illustrated with 79 plates engr. by Alessandro Specchi. Occasional light browning as usual and outer blank margins of 2 large folding plates reduced, probably to extend the plates more easely; in a superb early 19th century richly gilt green morocco binding, very likely by the Vatican Bindery, with gilt coat-of-arms of a cardinal on covers (slightly rubbed and a few small and neat repairs to corners and spine).

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        Historia Cronologica della Provincia di Syria, e Terra Santa di Gierusalemme, dove il N. Salvatore operò le meraviglie della Redentione del Mondo, e dove sparse il suo Sangue Pretiosissimo. Con li Felici Progressi fatti in quella dalla religione serafica Del p. s. Francesco, cominciando dall'anno 1219. Opera composta in spagnuolo dal m.r.p. f. Giouanni di Calaorra min osserv. della provincia di Burgos. Tradotta nella lingua italiana dal m.r.p. Angelico di Milano...

      in Venetia, appresso Antonio Tivani, 1694.In-4° (219x162mm), pp. (18), 890, (16) di indice, legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con titolo calligrafato su dorso a nervetti. Tagli a spruzzo rossi. Antiporta calcografica con raffigurazione di San Francesco e di alcuni suoi discepoli in visita in Palestina. Xilografia al titolo con altra raffigurazione di evento prodigioso della vita di San Francesco. Una tav. incisa su rame f.t. raffigurante la terra di Chiusi, presso Lecco, sormontata da stemma araldico della famiglia Castagna con un'aquila in campo giallo ed un albero in campo rosso. Dedica a stampa a Carlo Castagna. Ex-libris della Luton Library con stemma araldico inglese con motto "Avito viret honore". Arrossature ad alcune cc. Ottimo esemplare. Seconda edizione di quest'opera sulla Terra Santa e il viaggio che vi compì San Francesco, stampata originariamente a Madrid nel 1684 e qui tradotta dal padre Angelico da Milano. Il primo libro discorre del viaggio di Francesco e di 11 suoi compagni in Palestina, di come egli predicasse dinanzi al Sultano dell'Egitto e "diede principio alla Provincia di Syria, e Terra Santa"; i restanti sette della vita di Fra Benedetto d'Arezzo, della presenza francescana in Terra Santa, del martirio che subirono diversi francescani, della successiva presenza degli evangelizzatori cristiani di vari ordini religiosi in tale territorio, dei pellegrinaggi cristiani, ecc. Rohricht, p. 280. Tobler, p. 212. Manca alla Vinciana.

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        L' Arte del Cavallo, divisa in tre libri. Ne primi due... si tratta l'arte di ridurre à tutta perfettione il Cavallo. Nel terzo... vi si aggiunge il modo di usarlo in guerra, & in festa.

      Padua, Typographia Seminarii, 1694. 4to (303 x 220mm). pp. (12), 208, with an engraved frontispiece, an engraved portrait and some schematic woodcuts in the text. Contemporary vellum. This interesting work on horses and horsemanship by Nicola en Luigi Santa Paulina is dedicated to Cosimo III, archduke of Tuscany. The fine allegorical frontispiece, showing a.o. horses, a lion and Neptune, as well as the portrait of Nicola Santa Paulina are engraved by J. Juster. Old name on title. Hulth 27.

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        Arrest de la Cour du Parlement de Bordeaux du vingt-septième Aoust 1694 [ Affiche : Lutte contre la spéculation sur le blé et les grains au lendemain du "grand hyver" de 1693-1694 ] "Sur ce qui a été représenté par le Procureur General du Roy, que bien que la Recolte des Bleds ait été assez considerable la presente année dans tout le Ressort de la Cour, & qu'il soit même informé de plusieurs endroits que selon les apparances, celles des menus Grains que nous appelons Bled d'Espagne, Millets, & autres, la sera encore davantage à proportion ; Néanmoins, le prix desdits Bleds se trouve aussi excessif après la Récolte qu'auparavant, ce qui est causé par l'avarice de plusieurs Particuliers, lesquels touchez par les profits immenses qu'ils ont faits sur la vente de ces sortes de Denrées les années précédentes, enlevent à quelque prix que ce soit tous les Bleds qui se portent aux Marchez des lieux, soit par eux ou par personnes interposées, les vont même achepter dans les maisons des Particuliers, à un prix beaucoup plus haut que ceux qui se vendent ausdits Marchez, pour en faire des amas secrets, contre la disposition des Arrests que la Cour à cy-devant donnez pour prevenir ces inconveniens" ... "La Cour faisant droit de la Requisition du Procureur General du Roy, a fait inhibitions & défenses, comme autrefois, à toute sort de personnes de quelque qualité & condition qu'elles soient, de faire amas de Bleds & autres Grains au delà de leur provision, à la reserve des Marchands publics, lesquels seront obligez d'exposer lesdits Grains en vente, & les envoyer aux Marchez des lieux voisins ; En telle sorte que lesdits Marchez soient suffisamment pourvus".

      1 placart au format 47 x37 cm, Bordeaux, 1694, collationné et signé par Roger, greffier. Etat très satisfaisant (anc. mouill. et petits accrocs en pliure) pour ce remarquable témoignage de la lutte contre la spéculation sur les grains au lendemain du terrible hiver de la fin 1693, l'un des deux "grants hyvers" avec celui de 1709, et responsable de près d'1.7 millions de victimes pour le seul Royaume de France). "Sur ce qui a été représenté par le Procureur General du Roy, que bien que la Recolte des Bleds ait été assez considerable la presente année dans tout le Ressort de la Cour, & qu'il soit même informé de plusieurs endroits que selon les apparances, celles des menus Grains que nous appelons Bled d'Espagne, Millets, & autres, la sera encore davantage à proportion ; Néanmoins, le prix desdits Bleds se trouve aussi excessif après la Récolte qu'auparavant, ce qui est causé par l'avarice de plusieurs Particuliers, lesquels touchez par les profits immenses qu'ils ont faits sur la vente de ces sortes de Denrées les années précédentes, enlevent à quelque prix que ce soit tous les Bleds qui se portent aux Marchez des lieux, soit par eux ou par personnes interposées, les vont même achepter dans les maisons des Particuliers, à un prix beaucoup plus haut que ceux qui se vendent ausdits Marchez, pour en faire des amas secrets, contre la disposition des Arrests que la Cour à cy-devant donnez pour prevenir ces inconveniens" ... "La Cour faisant droit de la Requisition du Procureur General du Roy, a fait inhibitions & défenses, comme autrefois, à toute sort de personnes de quelque qualité & condition qu'elles soient, de faire amas de Bleds & autres Grains au delà de leur provision, à la reserve des Marchands publics, lesquels seront obligez d'exposer lesdits Grains en vente, & les envoyer aux Marchez des lieux voisins ; En telle sorte que lesdits Marchez soient suffisamment pourvus". Français

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

      Ex Officini Francisci Halma 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'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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        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.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).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.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.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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        Opuscola de Gymnasii Constructione

      Typographia Jacobi Raillard 1694 AULISIO Domenico. Opuscola de Gymnasii Constructione, Mausolei Architectura, Harmonia Timaica et Numeris Medicis. His accessit Epistola de Colo Mayerano. Neapoli, ex Typographia Jacobi Raillard, 1694. In 8vo; cc. 10n.nn., pp.154, 1 carta con errata. Numerose illustrazioni intercalate nel testo e 3 tavole più volte spieghevoli incise in rame fuori testo.Ricche testate, capilettera e finaletti silografati. Esemplare nitido con ampi margini. Pergamena coeva, titolo calligrafato al dorso. Raccolta di rari opuscoli sul recupero dell'antico Gymnasium e sul Mausoleo di Alicarnasso. Uno studio sulla teoria numerica della formazione del mondo formulata da Timeo e ingiustamente attribuita a Platone; gli influssi dei numeri sulle febbri, sul sudore e sull'assorbimento dei cibi. Edizione originale. Minieri Riccio, Scrittori, pag. 47: ?Domenico Aulisio fu peritissimo nella greca e romana letteratura, nelle matematiche, nelle umane lettere ed in tutte le arti liberali?; Santoro, 145; Cicognara, 878; Olschki, Choix, 6048: ?Recueil rare?.

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        Histoire de la guerre de Guienne, commencée sur la fin du mois de septembre 1651 & continuée jusqu'à l'année 1653. Divisée en trois Parties.

      Cologne; chez Corneille Egmond, 1694. First edition. 12:o. 15,5x10 cm. 153, (3 blanks) pp. 18th century half leather with gilt decorations on spine, with spine label in red leather and marbled boards. The spine and corners are worn, and there are two small holes in the leather in the top compartment, foot of spine has a small loss, as has the spine label. A small dampstain on the top edge is visible in top margin of pp. 55-128. A small speck on the title leaf. A short tear in lower margin of pp. 21/22. A small chip in outer margin of pp. 123/124. A few insignificant scattered specks, but generally a clean copy. Jean Balthazar de Simmeren (c:a 1600 -- c:a 1688), born in Simmeren in Pfalz, a prominent mercenary captain (after 1653 lieutenant general) who served partly the French royal forces, partly the Prince of Condé during the Fronde and the Franco-Spanish War. This is his record of the campaigns during the last years of the Fronde. A scarce item

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        Luna Turcica eller Turkeske måne, anwijsandes lika som uti en spegel det mahometiske wanskelige regementet, fördelter uti fyra qwarter eller böcker [...] uppå wårdt swensko tungomål samanfattade och med Kongl. May:tz allernådigste privilegio utgången aff [...] Erlando Dryselio [...].

      Jönköping, Peter Hultman, 1694. (16) + 352 + 352-424 + 424-515 + (5) s. Titelblad inom ram, 13 helsides träsnitt i texten. Senare brunt helskinnband med guldornerad rygg med fyra upphöjda bind (Nils Linde, bokbindare, Göteborg). 16,5 X 9,5 cm. Titelbladet fläckat och lagat. Namnteckning på titelbladet (Gallander) Ryggen blekt och något fläckad. S. 207-208 lagat hål med bild- och textförlust. Enstaka brunfläckar. Understrykningar och anteckningar med bläck.. Det troligen första arbetet om Turkiet på svenska

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        Terence's Comedies: Made English . .. By Several Hands [including Laurence Echard and Sir Roger L'Estrange]

      London: A. Swall and T. Childe 1694 London: A. Swall and T. Childe, 1694. First edition of these translations, whose authors include Sir Roger L'Estrange and Laurence Echard. 8vo. [2], xxix, [5], 324 pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf gilt, joints starting at top; scattered minor foxing. Handsome copy. WingT749

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        Original Autograph Display

      n. p., n. d.: [1694-1778] Voltaire [1694-1778] Pen name of Francois Marie Arouet. French Enlightenment writer, essayist, & philosopher known for his wit, philosophical sport, & defense of civil liberties, including freedom of religion & free trade. Holograph two lines written in Latin. In the lower part of the piece, an authentification by an Italian expert in 1846. Nice engraving of a Voltaire portrait. Elegantly displayed to an overall size of 16" x 12" 1/4. The frame is brushed gilt with touches of purple, with like coloured matte, gold filets in two windows [ 3" x 4" 3/4, 3" 1/4 x 5" 3/4] . An interesting item as modestly priced Voltaire material seldom appears on the market.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Notes & Letters. Framed & Glazed.

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        Utg.) Gründliche iedoch bescheidene Deduction der Unschuld Hn.

      Joh. Reinhold von Patkul, sr. kön. Maj. in Polen und churfl. durschl. zu Sachsen geheimbden Kriegs-Raths, wider die vielfältigen harten und unverschämten Lästerungen, mit welchen derselbe von seinen Feinden und Verfolgern in Schweden [...] bissher beleget worden, nebst denen völligen wider ihn in Schweden Anno 1694 ergangenen Acten, und zweyen rechtlichen Teutschen und Lateinischen Responsis, auch angefügten Collectanei Livonicis, woraus seine und seiner mitbeklagten von der Lieffländischen Ritterschaft befügniss [...]. Leipzig, Joh. Grossens Erben, 1701. 4:o. (32),+ 234,+ 50,+ (2),+ 195,+ (blank),+ (2),+ 30,+ 206 s. Småfläckar och enstaka bläckplumpar. Första avdelningen med rikliga samtida understrykningar och marginalanteckningar med bläck. Sammanbunden med: (BERGENHIELM, Johan?) Rättmätigh näpsst på den arga förrädarens Johan Rheinhold Patkuls skändelige i tryck uthgijfne deduction, med twänne biifogade oförnufftige responsis emot den i stora kongl. commisionen anno 1698 öfwer honom här i Stockholm fällte laga sentens och domb. Stockholm, Sal. Wankiffs enckia (1701). 4:o. (8) s. Sammanbunden med: (BERGENHIELM, Johan?) Justa animadversio in evulgatam scelerati proditoris Johannis Rheinholdi Patkuli infamen deductionem. Eique adiuncta bina temeraria responsa, quibus legitimam magnæ regiæ commissionis Holmiæ anno 1694 de ipso latam sentetiam eludere & labefactre annius est. (Stockholm, 1701?) 4:o. (8) s. Lila marmorerat pappband från mitten av 1800-talet, med röd titeletikett "Patkulliana". Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. Bring, Rättegångshandlingar, 1:1-3. Åhlen 16:118. Warmholtz 5319 resp. 5320. Åhlen, Ord mot ordningen, s. 58. Första verket är ett samlingsband (kallas ibland "Acta Patkuliana") och innehåller skrifter motsvarande Bring 1:5, 7-10, 14). Bring 1:6, "Solida sed modesta", är endast känd i ett exemplar (KB) och är inte heller här medbundet. Sista delen "Collectanea Livonica" innehåller handlingar för åren 1561-1691 rörande det livländska ridderskapets privilegier. Detta försvar av Johan Reinhold Patkul och angrepp på den svenska domen över honom var förstås för mycket för den svenska censuren och den 18 december 1701 brände skarprättaren, efter en utfärdad tryckt kungörelse, offentligt upp boken vid "Kåken" i Stockholm, d.v.s. vid skampålen på Stortorget. Därefter var den förbjuden i Sverige. Warmholtz konstaterar dock att den blivit mer allmän "nu för tiden". Motskriften "Rättmätigh näpsst", och dess latinska översättning, är enligt Bring möjligen skriven av hovkanslern Johan Bergenhielm, som var åklagare i målen mot "förrädaren" Patkul. När denna skrift kom i Patkuls händer ska han ha förmått tsar Peter att bränna den på motsvarande sätt i Moskva som "Deduction" blivit bränd i Stockholm. Processen mot Patkul inleddes i mars 1694 och i december samma år dömdes han i sin frånvaro att mista högra handen, samt ära, liv och gods. Några före år 1701 tryckta skrifter rörande domen finns enligt Bring troligen inte. Först 1706 fick Karl XII som bekant Patkul utlämnad till sig i Altranstädt och först den 10 oktober 1707 kunde domen verkställas. Om upplysningsfilosofen och professorn i juridik i Halle Christian Thomasius (1655-1728) skall anses som författare eller som utgivare av samlingen verkar oklart, han och Patkul var sedan tidigare vänner och han var väl rätt person att vända sig till för att få en försvarsinlaga. Thomasius arbetade för en humanare straffrätt och anses ha bidragit till avskaffande av tortyr och häxprocesser

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        Faderliga förmaning til sina söner om then helige herrans nattwardz sanna mening och nytta; förswenskad af Steph.

      Olofsson Enbom. Sthlm, Burchardi tryckeri/ af J. J. Genath/ fact., 1694. Högsmal 12:o. (10),129,(3) s. Samtida ngt nött stänkdekorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind och sparsamt blinddekorerad rygg. Stänkta snitt. Ryggen och bakre ytterfals med maskhål som bildat sprickor och ryggskinnet avskavt högst upp. Titelbladet lätt solkigt och med ett litet hål i inre marginalen. Med en överstruken namnteckning daterad 1784 (Beata Greta Holtzberg?) och Einar Sundströms namnteckning daterad 1910.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 775. Bibliotheca danica I:463. De avslutande tre sidorna är en förteckning över böcker från Burchardi tryckeri. Originalet utkom på latin i Sorø 1653 och översattes även till tyska 1715. Det danska riksrådet Gunde Rosencrantz (1604-75) propagerade ivrigt för krig mot Sverige men tvingades 1664 p.g.a. skulder fly till det nordliga grannlandet där han dog i misär i Helsingborg. Han intresserade sig för politik, teologi och klassiska studier samt utgav en del uppbyggelselitteratur, exempelvis detta arbete. Stephan Olofsson Enbom (1663-95) översatte flera populära teologiska böcker. Han ska enligt Collijn ha varit adjunkt i Uppsala församling och präst i Stockholm, men i Hellströms herdaminne saknas han

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        The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary; being a curious miscellany of sacred and profane history... collected from the best historians, chronologers and lexicographers... but more especially out of Lewis Morery, D.D. his sixth ed.

      London: printed for Henry Rhodes, Luke Meredith, John Harris and Thomas Newborough 1694.. Volume 1 and Volume 2 in one volume. Folio. Licence leaf dated 28th January 1691/2, precedes the title page which is in red and black, subscribers list, preface, no pagination, each page with double column text, with red and black title page for the second volume. a.e.g. Professionally recased in a black cloth binding with gilt spine title, new endpapers. The gilding on the page edges is now fairly rubbed. Internally very tight and clean, the final page has marginal chipping but unfortunately the penultimate page is missing except for a fragment, and the preceding page has a bottom corner torn off with some loss of text, otherwise in very good condition. This first English edition was translated and enlarged from Le Clerk's 6th edition of Moreri. vol. I, covers A to G, whilst vol. II, covers H to Z. A highly influential work first published in 1674 in Lyons it was eventually replaced by Diderot and the Encyclopaedie, though not before going through some 20 editions. This is a heavy book and additional postage will be needed.

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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'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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        Genath, f.,

      1694.] 24:o. 384 s. + Epistler och evangelia på sön- och helge-dagar. (Sthlm, Burchardi), 1695. 24:o. 336 s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Oskuren och ouppskuren i vikta ark inlagda i senare omslag med handskriven ryggtitel. Några småfläckar och fuktränder. Evangelieboken med fläckar i b-arket. Psalmboken saknar de första fyra sidorna och evangelieboken de sista 44. Ur J. A. Almquists och Carl Sandströms samlingar.. Collijn 737. Klemming Ur en antecknares samlingar (1880-82) s. 117. Utgiven av J. Swedberg. Collijn har endast lokaliserat ett ex. av denna variant med riktig paginering i psalmboken, nämligen i Skara stifts- och gymnasiebibliotek. I evangelieboken ingår även "En liten bönebok" med separat titelblad. Klemming menar att "denna upplaga är den sällsyntaste af de nu qvarvarande". Ett komplett exemplar av denna upplaga var den dyraste av de Swedbergska psalmböckerna på Per Hiertas auktion och inköptes för 150 kronor av Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek

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        Geographische, Historische, und Genealogische Beschreibung der Zehen des H. Röm. Teutschen Reichs Kreyßen: In welcher alle zu jedem Deroselben gehörige Stände, Landschafften, Städte, und Oerter, neben unterschiedlichen daselbst sich zugetragenen Begebenheiten, auch jedes Stands Reichs-Anschlag und Cammer-Gerichts-Gebühr, ingleichen aller Geschlechte Register, begriffen seynd: Ehedessen verfertiget von Martin Zeilern: Nun aber bis auf jetzige Zeiten fortgesetzt, und aufs neue, mit vielen Anmerckungen, und Additionen, was die Veränderungen der Sachen betrifft: Absonderlich aber, mit vollständigen Genealogien ... vermehret: Samt einer Historischen und Genealogischen Neuen Zugabe. Mit denen Land-Charten der Zehen Kreyße: und einem Doppelten, wie auch Genealogischen Register. Kupfertitel: Martin Zeilers X (10) Reichs Kreisse

      Nürnberg, Hoffmann 1694. 17 cm. (10) Blatt einschl. Kupfertitel, 1408, (84) Seiten mit Kupfertitel und 12 ausfaltbaren Kupferkarten, Titel rot und schwarz. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel und Schließbändern - VD17 3:003146X - Bircher B 7395-7396 - Enthält ab S. 1207 mit Zwischentitel: Historische und Genealogische Neue Zugabe: Vermittels derer das jenige, welches ... übergangen, oder versehen worden, ersetzet wird: Insonderheit aber Alles, was, von dem 1683. biß auf das 1693. Jahr ... vorgegangen ist. Mit den Karten des Deutschen Reichs und der Reichskreise: Deutschland, Österreich (2), Rheinpfalz, Burgund, Niederrhein, Bayern, Obersachsen-Lausitz, Franken, Schwaben, Westfalen und Niedersachsen. Schließbänder erneuert, innen stellenweise leichte Bräunung, im Innendeckel zeitgenössischer Besitzeintrag, auf Titel Stempel des Benediktinerklosters Lambach in Österreich (aufgehoben 1784) -

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        Las tarascas de Madrid, y tribunal espantoso. Passos del hombre perdido, y relacion del espiritu malo

      En Valencia: Por Francisco Antonio de Burgos, 1694. relié. Pet. in 8 (10,5x16,3cm)). Nouvelle édition après l'édition originale de 1665. Rare. Plein Parchemin d'époque. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume. Rousseur éparses. Ecrivain fécond espagnol, Francisco Santos (1618-1696), qui fut militaire de son état, est célèbre pour ses romans et nouvelles picaresques dans lesquels puisa abondamment Lesage pour Gil Blas et son Diable boiteux. Il y défend les pauvres contre les riches, et les humbles contre les nantis, attitude typique du roman picaresque, et reflet de la société madrilène et espagnol. La plupart des oeuvres de Santos sont pleines de morales chrétiennes et catholiques, et cet esprit a abouti à cet ouvrage qui sort du domaine strict de la littérature, où l'auteur se fait le champion de la défense de la doctrine chrétienne et catholique. On y trouve des détails fort intéressants sur les sorcières et les coutumes de Madrid. - Por Francisco Antonio de Burgos, En Valencia _1694, Pet. in 8 (10,5x16,3cm)), (32) 317pp. (3), relié. - relié

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        Mappe Monde, ou carte generale de la Terre, divise en deux Hemispheres.

      Splendid Wall Map of the World, by De Fer, an unrecorded edition. 1694 (1711). Paris. Henrik van Loon. The map has been rebacked with fresh linen. A number of repaired tears in the text panels, with minor restoration in several small spots with some loss to text in panels, and extensive restoration to margins. 1780 mm x 1220 mm. Unrecorded 1711 edition of Nicolas De Fer's monumental double hemisphere wall map of the World first published in 1694. De Fer's map is one of the most decorative wall maps of the World. First published in 1694, the map was periodically updated with the newest cartographic discoveries ?such updates were usually the result of explorations in the East and West Indies- over the next 4 decades. Engraved by Hendrik van Loon with decorative embellishments, designed and engraved by Nicolaus Guerard, the map is one of the most enduring and iconic French wall maps of the World and would have hung in the salons and libraries of the French aristocracy during the Reigns of Louis XIV and Louis XV. This early edition of the map shows California as an island and fascinating early depictions of Australia and New Zealand. In the interior of Africa, De Fer records imaginary rivers and mountain ranges shown by his predecessors. One of the Nile Tributaries is shown correctly coming from Lake Tana, but the other finds its source in the Sahara. De Fer states along the equator that it is better to leave this space blank rather than fill it with unknown and imaginary particulars. Along the top are pictures of Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus and Mercury, based upon Cassini and two plans of the sun and moon. The Hemispheres are surrounded by a lavishly engraved and decorative tableau, featuring gods and goddesses, zodiac & mythological scenery, amongst other subjects. The panels to the right and left borders give a historical description and an explanation of the ornaments of the map. The 1694 edition is know in the Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris and in the Karlsruhe, Shirley could not find copies in British or American institutions. There were subsequent editions in 1705, 1717, 1730 and 1737; this edition, thus, unrecorded and early.

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        Memoires de Mr L.C.D.R. contenant ce qui s'est passé sous le ministere du cardinal de Richelieu, et du cardinal de Mazarin

      A La Haye: Chez Henry Van Bulderen, 1694. relié. In 12 (9x16,5cm). Mention de cinquième édition après l'originale parue en 1687 chez Pierre Marteau. Oeuvre attribuée à Courtilz de Sandras par Barbier, Dict. des ouvrages anonymes. Reliure aux armes frappées à froid du baron Vireau des Espoisses, De gueules, à un senestrochère d'or, mouvant d'une nuée d'argent, tenant un badelaire d'argent, garni d'or.. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Un accroc avec manque au premier caisson. Un manque en tête au mors supérieur et un en queue, également au mors supérieur. 2 coins et une brodure externe dénudés. Dernier feuillet jauni. Les mémoires du Comte de Rochefort, ou les mémoires de D'Artagnan constituent les actes de naissance du roman historique, ou comment mêler adroitement fiction et faits historiques, ce que fera plus tard Alexandre Dumas, en s'inspirant lui-même des romans de Sandras pour composer Les trois mousquetaires. Les mémoires du Comte de Rochefort sont donc une oeuvre littéraire basé sur un cadre et des faits historiques. Ce type d'oeuvre poursuit la vague inaugurée par les courts romans de Madame de Lafayette et dont le XVIIe siècle fut si friand. La différence, c'est que l'histoire invoquée dans ce roman est quasi contemporaine de ses lecteurs, brouillant ainsi la frontière entre l'histoire et la fiction. - Chez Henry Van Bulderen, A La Haye _1694, In 12 (9x16,5cm), (8) 448pp., relié. - relié

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        The Vanity of Arts and Sciences

      London: printed by R. Everingham for R. Bentley, and Dan. Brown,, 1694. By Henry Cornelius Agrippa, Knight, Doctor of both Laws, Judge of the Prerogative Court, and Counsellour to Charles the Fifth, Emperour of Germany. Octavo (183 × 110 mm). Eighteenth-century sprinkled sheep, double green morocco labels, red morocco date label at foot, sides with double blind rules, red sprinkled edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Early ownership inscription at head of title ("Strathnaver", courtesy title of the heir of the earl of Sutherland). Spine worn at head, joints starting at foot but holding firm, an excellent copy. Third edition of the second English translation of Agrippa's De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum (Antwerp, 1530), first translated into English by James Sanford (1569, repr. 1575), succeeded by this new seventeenth-century translation in 1676, 1684, and 1694. A highly influential work of Renaissance scepticism, De incertitudine et vanitate scientiarum is intended to bring the reader to a position of Christian fideism, though one in which Christian faith is thoroughly infused with Hermetic and Kabbalistic motifs. Agrippa's scepticism about science centres on the point that the senses are too often deceived; therefore "the way of truth is shut up from the senses", and sciences rooted in them are "uncertain, erroneous and deceitful". Appeals to authority are no more acceptable, as the scholastics reply to any questioning of their first principles with torture and execution of so-called heretics. "[A]t the beginning of the era of natural science, it is one of the first testimonials to knowledge of the limits of human understanding" (DSB). "Agrippa's most sustained piece of satirical and polemical writing, this work was frequently reprinted and widely quoted - by, among others, later sixteenth-century religious radicals … Montaigne's scepticism, which represents man as 'naked and empty, acknowledging his natural weakness, apt to receive from above some strange power, disfurnished of human knowledge, and so much the more fit to harbour divine understanding, nullifying his judgment so as to give more place to faith' (1580), is clearly indebted to Agrippa's De vanite" (Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy).

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        An Account of Denmark, as it was in the year 1692 [Bound with:] [ROBINSON, John]. An Account of Sueden: Together with an Extract of the history of that Kingdom ... the Third edition. London, 1718 [and:] HOTOMAN, Francis. Franco - Gallia: or, an Account of the Ancient Free State of France, and Most Other Parts of Europe ... London, 1711

      London: Printed for Timothy Goodwin, 1694. Third editions of first two titles, first English edition of third title. 8vo. [xx], 246 pp.; [viii], 85 pp. + [3] pp. ads; [ix], [xii], 144 pp. Old paneled calf, worn and rubbed, front joint cracked, contemporary owner's name to title page of first title, author's names in ink to title pages of first and second titles. Wing M2383 . Sammelband of historical works published by the London printer Timothy Goodwin

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        IL RE CITTADINO Coronato con la doppia gloria del Principato elettivo e dell’Ereditario, Congratulazioni al Serenissimo Principe Silvestro Valiero creato Doge della Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia. Fatta per la Solenne Accademia de’ Ricovrati dal C.G.F.

      Manoscritto cartaceo senza luogo nè data ma probabilmente Venezia 1694. 4° 33 carte non numerate. Frontespizio e testo in rosso e nero. Testo riquadrato in duplice filetto rosso. Grande capolettera ornato in rosso e nero. Legatura in brossura muta ottocentesca. Gora alla parte inferiore che non pregiudica la lettura del testo. Rarissimo. Silvestro Valier o Valiero (Venezia, 28 marzo 1630 – Venezia, 7 luglio 1700) venne eletto il 25 febbraio 1694 centonono doge della Repubblica di Venezia. L' Accademia Galileiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti fu fondata con il nome di Accademia dei Ricovrati a Padova nel 1599 su iniziativa di Federico Cornaro, nobile veneziano. Lo scopo dell'Accademia fu, fin dalla fondazione, la promozione delle discipline umanistiche e scientifiche. Tra i membri più illustri sono da ricordare Galileo Galilei e Cesare Cremonini. Con decreto del 18 marzo 1779 il Senato Veneto riuniva l’ Accademia dei Ricovrati e quella di Arte Agraria in un solo corpo denominandolo Accademia di Scienze Lettere e Arti.

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        An Account of Denmark, as it was in the Year 1692.

      London: Printed in the Year 1694. [52] + 271 pp. Bound, rebacked, in contemporary full calf using the original richly gilt, but with some loss, spine. Very clean copy with wide margin. C2 with a little hole with loss of 1 letter. S3 with a little cut in outer margin not affecting the text. With The Right Hon. James Earl of Derby Lord of Man and ey Isles´ bookplate dated 1702.. Rare 1st edition. Robert Molesworth [1656-1725], English diplomat and author. 1689-92 he was envoy at the Danish court. In 1694 he published this book which contained strong criticism of the Danish monarchy, particularly the army, the church and the enslaved position of the people. [Den store danske encyklopædi / The Danish Encyclopedia]

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        The Law against Bankrupts: or, a Treatise Wherein the Statutes against Bankrupts are Explained, by Several Cases, Resolutions, Judgments and Decrees, both at Common Law and in Chancery [etc.]. Wing G1099B

      The uncommon first edition of the first English treatise on the law of bankruptcy and, in Holdsworth's words, the first work of its kind marking "the only contribution [on commercial law] that can clearly be ascribed to [t]he common lawyers". Contemporary sheep, rubbed and slightly bowed, elaborately rebacked in gilt, a very good, clean copy with excellent margins. Printed for Richard Southby, at the Golden-Fleece [etc.], London, 1694.

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        L'ANATOMIE DE L'HOMME, SUIVANT LA CIRCULATION, du sang,& les dernieres Découvertes. De´Montre'e au Jardin Royal, Par M'DIONIS, premier Chirurgien de feui Madame la Dauphine, Chirurgien ordinaire de la feuë Reine, & Juré à Paris. Seconde Edition. Corrigée & augmentée d'une Table tres-utile..

      Laurent D´Houry, Paris, 1694. Second edition. In French. 32+523 pages + Table des Matieres. Later wellum binding. Portrait + frontespice, vignettes and 19 full-side engravings. Titlepage partly damaged, with out-cutted namewritings. Corpus slightly browned and foxed. Partly dampstained in the beginning of the book. Exlibris on inside of front cover.. Pierre Dionis, 1643-1718, was the well known Surgeon of the Queen of France and the Empress of Austria. The book was translated into several languages and contains plenty very interesting anatomical illustrations. The frontespice shows "Amphitheatre des ecoles de st Cosme, ou l'on fait L'Anatomie de L'Homme". "Des titres et sections de ce Livre, contenant huit Démonstrations Osteologiques": "Os du crane, Os de la Face, Os de l'Epie, Os dela Poitrine & des Hanches, Os des Mains, Os des Pieds". "Dix Démonstrations Anatomiques": " les parties qui servent à la Chilification", les parties qui servent à la purification du Sang", "des parties de la Femme destinées à la génération", "des parties de la Poitrine", "les organes de la Respiration", "le Cerveau & ses parties", "la Face, & des organes des cinq sens", "des Extrémitez superieures", "les Extrémitez inferieures"

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        De ratione conscribendarum epistolarum libellus, quo de artis epistolographicæ scriptoribus tam veteribus quàm recentioribus censuræ feruntur, & de epistolarum charactere, numero, periodis, locis communibus & imitatione agitur, earumque varii generis exempla continentur, repurgatus ab innumeris mendis, quibus scatet Lipsiense exemplar, sub titulo collegii epistolici excusum.

      Accesserunt huic editioni exempla plura cum indicibus necessarus. Lübeck, P. Böckmann, 1694. 8:o. (16),332,(20) s. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Ngt nött samtida halvpergamentbd med handskriven titel och stänkta snitt. Pärmarna delvis ytligt spruckna vid falsarna. Inlagan genomgående lätt lagerfläckig. Bläckfläckar i yttermarginalen på s. 187-90.. VD17 3:008197K. Första upplagan trycktes 1693. Ett erratablad trycktes, men tycks normalt saknas, liksom här

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        Les Paroles remarquables, les bons Mots, et les Maximes des Orientaux.

      Traduction de leurs Ouvrages en Arabe, en Persan, & en Turc. Avec des Remarques. La Haye: Louis & Henry van Dole, 1694. (16),344,table (34),catalogue (6) pp. Titlepage in red and black. Contemporary full vellum. Edges red. Text with old markings in margins. Inscription on ffep. "Reinhard (?) Ferlinder (?) v. Albert Christian Meineke". Old notes in ink on rear endpaper. Vellum thumbed and a bit soiled. 13 x 7,5 cm.. Galland became famous for his translation of Mille et une nuits, published 1704-1717

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        Het Menselyk Bedryf. Vertoond, in. 100. Verbeeldingen: van: Ambachten, konsten, hanteeringen en bedryven, met versen.

      Amsterdam: Johannes & Caspaares Luiken, 1694.. First Edition, 4to, engraved title (neatly rehinged) and 100 numbered engraved plates of trades, a little marginal spotting, modern vellum gilt, a nice copy.Contains a collection of engravings from Dutch artist Jan Luyken, and illustrates trades from the late 17th century. Each picture has a moralistic verse with it. Engraving is a printing process in which the lines to be printed are cut into a metal (usually copper) plate. The pictures of which some like the Copperplate printer, the Baker and the Apothecary have world-wide fame, are of exceptional quality.Amsterdam born artist, engraver and poet Jan Luyken (1649-1712) was a very important etcher in the period after Rembrandt. His artistry is distinguished by its clarity and detail. Luyken is most famous for this book of trades. His son Casper (1672-1708) assisted with the making of the book. V. Eeghen & V.d. Kellen, 244, pp. 250-262; Klaverma and Hannema 1012; Landwehr, Emblem Books, Low Countries, 534; Pollard, Early Binding Manuals, 108.

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