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        A New Voyage to Italy with a Description of the Chief Towns, Churches, Tombs, Libraries, Palaces, Statues, and Antiquities of That Country. Togather with Useful Instructions for Those Who Shall Travel Thither. Volume 1

      Printed for R. Bently, at the Post-House in Russel-Street, Covent Garden; T. GT. Goodwin, at the Queen's Head, and M. Wotton, London 1695 - London: Printed for R. Bently, at the Post-House in Russel-Street, Covent Garden; T. GT. Goodwin, at the Queen's Head, and M. Wotton, at the Three Daggers in Fleet Street; and S. Manship, at the Ship in Cornwall, 1695 (24) 344, (30) 8 plates. Maxmillan Misson (1650 - 1722) traveled thru Holland , Germany and Italy in 1691 and recorded his observations in a series of letters. Volume 1 of two. Bound in brown calf with gold stamping on spine. Some splitting along spine hinges Contemporary inscription on flyleaf. Pictures on request. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Presumed First. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Il viottolo tra i monti

      1695 - Acquaforte, circa 1695, priva di firma. Esemplare di primo stato di due, avanti l’indirizzo di De’ Rossi. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana dei "tre monti con giglio", con margini, piccola macchia di grasso al verso parzialmente visibile al recto, nel complesso in eccellente stato di conservazione. Attribuita in passato al Castiglione e al Grimaldi, questa straordinaria opera viene assegnata all’Onofri da Alfredo Petrucci, che ricorda come questo lavoro si distingue dagli altri dell’artista perché "risente del genere classico-idillico in cui i seicentisti usavano subordinare la visione del paesaggio naturale al ricordo della trascorsa grandezza di Roma, popolando le loro composizioni di cippi, di are, di colonne infrante". Crescenzo Onofri era un artista romano e spese gran parte della sua vita artistica di pittore di paesaggi nella sua città natale. Pascoli fa riferimento a lui, molto brevemente in realtà, menzionandolo come l’unico studente di Gaspard Dughet, a cui possono aggiungersi però pochissime altre notizie biografiche. Poiché il suo stile pittorico era molto simile a quello del maestro, è solo recentemente che si è iniziato ad attribuire un corpus di opere all’artista. In particolare, nel 1960 vennero pubblicati per la prima volta i suoi meravigliosi affreschi del Castello Theodoli in San Vito Romano e nel 1963 l’attribuzione di un importante gruppo di gouaches di Palazzo Doria venne spostata da Dughet a Onofri. Le sue incisioni riflettono molte delle qualità dei suoi dipinti e, almeno cinque di queste, pubblicate nel 1696, recano un'iscrizione che indica un preciso riferimento agli affreschi di San Vito Romano. I paesaggi di Onofri non hanno la chiarezza e l’unità di quelli di Dughet, la concentrazione e il fulcro che richiamano Nicolas Poussin. Le forme tendono ad essere assemblate in maniera brusca, con ritmi Barocchi, e non c’è quell’uniformità dell’insieme operata da un’attenta sistemazione della composizione, delle masse, della luce e dei toni. Sembra che le incisioni paesaggistiche di Onofri fossero note alla critica ben prima dei suoi dipinti; erano oggetto di entusiastiche discussioni per Alfredo Petrucci già dal 1924 e ancora nel 1956, anno in cui si pubblica il suo studio pionieristico sulle incisioni italiane dal titolo Il Caravaggio acquafortista e il mondo calcografico romano. Timbro al verso della collezione D'ARENBERG (Lugt 567). Etching, 1695 circa, without signature. Example of the first state of two, before the address of De’ Rossi was added. Magnificent work, printed on contemporary laid paper with "three mounts with lily" watermark, with margins; a small grease stain on verso can be partly seen on recto, in general in good condition. Ascribed in the past to Castiglione and Grimaldi, this work has been afterward attributed to Onofri by Alfredo Petrucci, who also underlines the fact that this particular print stands out among the artist production because it "is influenced by the classic-idyllic genre used by the XVII century artists; it was used to subordinate the vision of a natural landscape to the memory of the past grandeur of Rome, filling the space with cippi, altars and broken columns". Crescenzo Onofri was a Roman artist and spent most of his artistic career working as a painter in his native city. Pascoli briefly refers to him, mentioning Onofri as the sole student of Gaspard Dugher; apart from that, we do not have many other biographic news about the artist. Since his pictorial style was very close to that of his master, it is only recently that a corpus of works has been ascribed to the artist. In particular, in 1960 his beautiful frescoes of the Castello Theodoli in San Vito Romano have been published and in 1963 he was attributed an important group of gouaches in Palazzo Doria, taking them away from Dughet. His engravings show many of his paintings qualities and at least five of them, published in 1696, bear an inscription indicating a precise reference to

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        L Asie divisée en ses principales regions.

      Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, Paris 1695 - Coloritura coeva dei confini. Ottimo esemplare. Non comune. Carta geografica originale (cm. 65x46,5 più ampi margini).

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        TAB. VI ASIAE, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam as Sinum Persicum comprehendens.

      Amsterdam 1695 - Mappa tolemaica della penisola arabica. Si tratta della seconda edizione mercatoriana della mappa, che appare per la prima volta nell'edizione del 1695 della Geographia di Tolomeo curata da Mercator, ed intitolata Gerard Mercator:'Claudii Ptolemaei Tabulae Geographicae Orbis Terrarum'. Incisione su rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Beautiful map of Arabian Peninsula. Thai is the second edition of Mercator's Ptolemaic map of the Middle East, first issued in the 1695 edition of Mercator's Geographia, based upon the works of Claudius Ptolemy. Copper engraving, in very good condition. Tibbetts 39. Al Ankary 262. McMinn 15 Dimensioni 480 339mm

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        Prospectus Castri e Ponti S. Angeli

      1695 - Cruyl inizia a disegnare ed incidere vedute nel momento in cui si trasferisce a Roma, intorno al 1664. Le prime opere furono i ventuno disegni, un tempo conservati all’Albertina di Vienna ed oggi divisi tra Cleveland Museum e Rijksmuseum. I disegni risultano, per finalità incisorie, in controparte rispetto ai luoghi rappresentati. Solo dieci di questi soggetti furono incisi dal Cruyl e pubblicati per la prima volta nel 1666 da Giovan Battista de Rossi in un volume dedicato a papa Alessandro VII, dal titolo Prospectus loco rum Urbis Romae Insignis, opera che in seguito fu ristampata da Matteo Gregorio de Rossi nel 1692/98. Cruyl caratterizza ogni sua veduta con l’inserimento di figure perfettamente aderenti al contesto urbano e, allo stesso tempo, descrive e definisce monumenti esistenti nella città di Papa Chigi. Per raggiungere il suo obbiettivo l’artista non esita ad alterare la realtà prospettica ne a modificare lo spazio urbano. Acqueforti, impresse su carta vergata coeva, rifilate al rame o con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Esemplari nella tiratura di Carlo Losi. Molto rare. Bibliografia: B. Jatta, Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica, pp.53/9. Cruyl starter drawing and engraving views when he moved to Rome around 1664. His first works were his twenty one drawings, once kept in the Albertina in Vienna and nowadays divided between the Cleveland Museum and Rijksmuseum. The drawings actually are the counterpart of the subjects they depict for they were meant to be used for the realization of engravings. Only ten of these subjects have actually been engraved by Cruyl and published for the first time in 1666 by Giovan Battista de Rossi in a volume dedicated to Pope Alexander VII, entitled Prospectus loco rum Urbis Romae Insignis; the collection was afterwards reissued by Matteo Gregorio de Rossi between 1692 and 1698. Cruyl characterized every single view by adding some figures which perfectly adhered to the urban context and, at the same time, he describes and defines the monuments of the city of Pope Alexander. To realized his aim, the artist changed the real perspective and modified the urban space. Etchings, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to platemark or with thin margins, in excellent condition. Examples of the Carlo Losi edition. Very rare. Bibliografia: B. Jatta, Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica, pp.53/9. Dimensioni 515 385mm

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        De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri.

      1695 - A Profound Example of Seventeenth-Century Scholarship Selden, John [1584-1654]. De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri Septem. Accessit Novae Huic Editioni Index Accuratus. Leipzig and Frankfurt: Apud Jeremiam Schrey, 1695. [xlviii], 892, [27] pp. Copperplate frontispiece, 7 plates, 3 folding copperplates, woodcut text illustrations. Text in Latin, with numerous texts quoted first in Hebrew or Arabic. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine, front endleaves renewed. Light soiling, spine ends and corners bumped, boards slightly bowed, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, rear free endpaper neatly removed. Copperplate pictorial title page, main title page printed in red and black, woodcut decorate initials and text illustration. The plates depict the presentation of the Ten Commandments, elevations of the Temple of Jerusalem and praying angels in the Temple. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier on places, spark burns to a few leaves, woodcut ornament clipped from title page and replaced with blank paper at an early date, internally clean. A nice copy. * Fourth edition, one of two Schrey issues from 1695. First published in 1640, this is a landmark work in international law and natural law theory. It is also a fundamental work for a collection of Judaica. In Johnson's Memoirs of John Selden (1835), he describes this as "one of his most erudite works. Its design is supposed to have been suggested to him by Grotius's celebrated treatise `De Jure Belli et Pacis,' yet its method is totally different, and its motto from Lucretius, claims for its subject the merit of absolute novelty." This is also the work that caused John Milton to refer to Selden in Areopagitica as "the chief of learned me reputed in this land," and refers to "De Jure Naturali" as "that noble volume written by our learned Selden, of the Law of Nature and of Nations." Further, "De Jure Naturali" is named by Milton in Areopagitica as the source of his theistic conception of natural law and Samson names "the law of nature, law of nations" in his speech to Dalila at lines 890-91 in book two of Samson Agonistes. Finally, Milton makes extensive use of this work in all of his divorce tracts; this stands to reason [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Durchleuchtigsten Erz-herzogen Zu Oesterreich Leben, Regierung Und Gross-thaten [illustrated]

      In Berlegung Martin Endters, Nurnberg: 1695 - Copper plate; 1146 pages plus index pages; . .: Von dem . Rudolpho, Grafen von Habsburg. An, biss in die hochst-gluckseelige Regierung der Rom. Kayserl. Maiestat Leopoldi, und der Romischen Koniglerlichen Majestat . Width: 6.75" Height: 8.5". 17th-century, full-vellum Austrian volume in ornate blackletter contains numerous engraved portraits of royalty. The title page is in black and red. Firmly bound in vellum, with handwritten author, title, and date information on the spine. There is light external age/wear. The pages and engraved portraits show light toning and scattered smudging and foxing. An unusually clean and attractive copy of this work. 51 copper plates of officials. Austrian government and heroes. Titel page in Red and Black. Old German black print. Presumed1st edition. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurze und deutliche Vorstellung Der Edlen Probierkunst : Was eigentlich dieselbe sey, worinnen sie bestehe, was vor Instrumenten darzu erfordert worden, wie man zur rechten Erkänntnus...

      (...aller Mineralien und Metallischen Ertzen zu gelangen, Und Welcher Gestalt endlich die Erkannten recht zu probieren, und in der Probierung zu tractiren seyen. Nebst einem ausführlichen Bericht vo Salpeter sieden / und Erklärung aller Chymischen Wörter und Zeichen. Alles aus langwierig- und bewährt- befundner Erfahrung / mit deutlichem Stylo aufgezeichnet und wolmeinend mitgetheilet. Von einem dieser edlen Kunst Preußwürdigst Ergebnen,) ( Erste Ausgabe - ohne Verfasserangabe ) Mit 19 n.n. Blättern ( Titelblatt, Zueignungsschrift, Register ), 523 Seiten. Mit einigen gestochenen Vignetten im Text. Das Frontispiz-Kupfer wie meist - fehlend. Pergamentband der Zeit mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt, Klein8 ( 13,7 x 8,5 cm ). Seltenes, selbständiges Probierbuch, das der Verfasser "aus eigner langwierig- und bewährt-befundener Erfahrung" erstellt hat. - Neben einer allgemeinen Einführung in die Probierkunst werden notwendige Geräte, einzelne Metalle sowie Glas und die Salpetersiederei vorgestellt. Der Anhang mit Erklärung der wichtigsten chemischen Begriffe und Redensarten. Erste Ausgabe des umfangreichen Werkes über die Verarbeitung und Untersuchung verschiedener Gold- und Silberverbindungen, der Erze, Kupfer, Blei, Quecksilber etc.. Mit Beschreibung der hierzu notwendigen Geräte, Materialien und unter anderem mit Kapiteln über Minera Antimonii, Glas, Wismut sowie über Salpetersiederei. Im Anhang mit der Erklärung der wichtigsten chemischen Symbole und Abkürzungen.. Der Einband ist cellophaniert, stärker fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen. Der schmale Einbandrücken mit Titelei von sehr alter Hand *Der edle Probierkunst, 1695 *. Innen fehlt das vordere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt, das Titelkupfer fehlt, Bindung gelockert. Innen auf dem Innendeckel 2 Exlibris, das Titelblatt stärker angestaubt und etwas fleckig, innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder gering stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt. Die letzte Seite mit kleinem Einriß außen ( außerhalb des Textes ), wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen, das hintere Vorsatzblatt verso mit kleiner Notiz in Tinte von sehr alter Hand. Insgesamt bis auf das ( ja meist fehlende ) Titelkupfer von recht guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 280 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        An unusual letter from Richardson's editor discussing the publication of his work, Vindication of the Canon of the New Testament against Toland (1700)

      [n.p.], February 10, [n.y.]. 6.5 X 7.75 in.. "A very fine content Autograph Letter Signed by a colleague ""N. Spinckes"", two pages, 6.5 x 7.75 in., [no place], February 10, [no year, circa 1695-9] concerning the problems getting Richardson's seminal work, ""Vindication of the Canon of the New Testament against Toland "" published. Spinckes, apparently Richardson's editor and advocate, opens explaining that ""I hoped by this time to have given ou an account [that] yo[u]r excellent Book was in ye Presse. But ye Booksellers with whom I was treating about it, are unwilling (having no knowledge of you)_ to undertake it, so have returned me it. Whereupon my Lord BS of Ely has put into Mr Sare's hand who has promised to do it, & only stays till I have adjusted y[our] references I mentioned to You, which I find are most difficult that I hoped they might have been..."" Indeed this was what occurred in the end. The first edition of his work was published by Richard Sayre and printed by W. Boyer in London. The work was a conservative attack on the work of the work of the early Deist, John Tolland (1670-1722). Though the work apparently only received scant praise from his Richardson's contemporaries and allies, the work went into two more editions in 1701 and 1719 with Sare backing the printing of both editions. Richard Sare (d. 1724) was the publisher of numerous conservative Christian works including A defence [sic] of the short view of the profanes and immorality of the English Stage..., The truth and excellence of the Christian religion asserted: against Jews, infidels and hereticks [sic ]..."" and ""Of our obligation to put our trust in God, rather than in men, and of the advantages of it...Spinckes letter to Richardson then delves into editing details noting that ""...I am now trying...to settle this matter by prefixing I, II, III etc. before each head of ye discourse, & referring to ye numbers instead of ye pages...If you apprehend there will, I beg you better direction by ye next post. For there can e very little, perhaps no more than a proof of the first sheet done by ye time. I cannot get Mr. R.. Sare to find ye book for you, as I expected he would have done, but whatever copys you need, he says you shall have, & I will try to secure you so many more than you mention... I have made all ye alterations just as you desired in yo[u]r book here. I have also endeavoured farther to satisfy myself considering ye a part canons, & am fully convinced if you are as secure in relation to them as to ye constitutions... More fine ecclesiastical content.Letters dealing with the construction of early religious works are very uncommon, especially with such detail which provide the reader with a better understanding of the publishing word in Restoration England. Light soiling, margins slightly uneven with the expected creases, else fine condition."

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        Utrecht - Jan van Vianen + Caspar Specht/Reinier & Josua Ottens, 1725-1750.

      FRAAIE 17DE EEUWSE STADSPLATTEGROND VAN UTRECHT?Urbis Traiecti ad Rhenum novissima et accuratissima delineatio? kopergravure gegraveerd door Jan van Vianen, uitgegeven door Casper Specht 1695, hier in een tweede staat uitgegeven te Amsterdam door Reinier en Josua Ottens tussen 1725-1750. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 49 x 57,5 cm.Linksboven staat dat Specht deze kaart heeft opgedragen aan het stadsbestuur. De tekst is omgeven door 42 familiewapens van leden van de Utrechtse vroedschap. Rechtsboven in een cartouche met mythische figuren, stad- en provinciewapen: ?De stad Utrecht is gesticht in ?t jaar 60. Bemuert tot de groote als jegenwoordig in ?t jaar 930. Groot in syn omgang binnen de Wallen 1300 roeden. Bevat in sig 12 kercken, 13 gasthuysen, 120 straten, 50 stene bruggen en ontrent 6000 huysen. Vermaert door d?Academie. Heeft de schoonste plantagien en Maaljebaan van gants nederland.?Hoe de werkverdeling is geweest bij de kaartvervaardiging is niet geheel duidelijk. De signering ?Jan V. Vianen fecit? kan er op wijzen dat hij de kaart getekend en/of gegraveerd heeft. Maar het is ook mogelijk dat Caspar Specht niet alleen drukker-uitgever, maar ook als graveur is opgetreden. Jan van Vianen was een tekenaar en graveur die eind 17de eeuw voornamelijk is Haarlem werkte, maar die ook korte tijd in Amsterdam en Utrecht verbleef. Zijn graveurswerk bestaat uit diverse portretten, voorstelling van belangrijke eigentijdse gebeurtenissen en boekillustraties. Deze kaart is een incidenteel werkstuk van hem geweest in opdracht van Caspar Specht.Over de inhoud van deze vogelvluchtkaart is veel lovends te zeggen. Van de bestaande gedrukte kaarten van de stad Utrecht uit de 17de eeuw is er geen die cartografisch zo goed is als deze. De meetkundige verhoudingen van de grondvorm van de stad, alsmede van het gebied direct buiten de stadsmuur zijn veel beter alle andere. Of er sprake is geweest van een geheel nieuwe opmeting is moeilijk te zeggen; mogelijk is voor wat de grondvorm betreft mede gebruikt gemaakt van een twee decennia eerder bij de firma Specht gemaakte kaart.De in opstand getekende bijzondere bebouwing, (kerken, gasthuizen, poorten, enz.) is waarschijnlijk geheel in overeenstemming met de werkelijke situatie van 1695. Jan van Vianen zal kriskras door de stad getrokken zijn om schetstekeningen te maken van de diverse gebouwen die hij naderhand in zij atelier in het kaartbeeld inpaste. Niet waarheidsgetrouw is het ontbreken van ru?nes van gebouwen, die er toen wel degelijk waren (zoals bijvoorbeeld de St. Servaasabdij, het Wittevrouwenklooster en de Domkerk). Maar deze zijn natuurlijk opzettelijk weggelaten om het representatieve en decoratieve karakter van de kaart geen schade te doen.De woonhuizen zijn over het algemeen op uniforme wijze afgebeeld. De schaal waarop de kaart is getekend liet een verfijnde weergave, waarin de variatie in hoogte, breedte en diepte alsmede het verschil in de vorm van de daken van de diverse huizen, naar voren zou moeten komen ook moeilijk toe.De stad maakt een opvallend groene indruk door zowel in als buiten de stad getekende bomen en tuincomplexen. De weergegeven tuinpatronen zullen echter voornamelijk gefantaseerd zijn.Prijs: ?2.250,- (incl. lijst).

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        Idea de un Príncipe Político y Christiano, representada en Cien Empressas.

      1695. Valencia, por Vicente Cabrera, 1695. 4to.; 6 hs., incluyendo portada a dos tintas, 694 pp. (i.e. 692). Errores de paginación. Con los 103 emblemas xilográficos entre el texto. Tres agujeros en la última página afectan al último emblema y a una palabra de texto. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época, con lomera perdida en la mitad inferior y un agujero en el plano posterior.

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        Traité de mécanique, où l'on explique tout ce qui est nécessaire dans la pratique des Arts & les propriétés des corps pesants lesquelles ont un plus grand usage dans la Physique.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1695. ____ Première édition de ce manuel de mécanique pratique. Nombreuses illustrations dans le texte. Reliure restaurée, très légères traces d'humidité en marge des 10 derniers feuillets. Bon exemplaire. ***** First edition of this manual of practical mechanics. Many illustrations in text. "The important "Traité de mécanique" that La Hire published in 1695 represents a synthesis of his diverse theorical and practical preoccupations. Although passed over by the majority of the historians of mechanics, this work marks a significant step toward the eloboration of a modern manual of practical mechanics, suitable for engineers of various disciplines. (...) On the theorical plane, La Hire's treatise was already out of date at the time of its apparence because it ignored Newton's laws of dynamics and the indispensable infinitesimal methods. On the other hand, while La Hire did not tackle the problem of energy, he furnished useful descriptions and put forth the suggestions of adopting an epicycloidal profile for gear wheels." DSB 7, 578. Binding restored, light tracks of dampstaining on the last 10 leaves, good copy. In-12. [164 x 92 mm] Collation : (12), 492 pp. Veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        The commentaries of C. Julius Caesar of his wars in Gallia; and the civil wars betwixt him and Pompey. With many excellent and judicious observations thereupon. As also the art of our modern training. By Clement Edmonds Esquire. To this edition is now added, at the end of every book, those excellent remarks of the Duke of Rohan. Also the commentaries of the Alexandrian and African wars, written by Aulus Hirtius; now first made English. With a geographical nomenclatour of the ancient and modern names of towns. Together with the life of Caesar. And an account of his medals; revised, corrected, and enlarged

      London: In the Savoy, Printed by Edward Jones for Matthew Gillyflower and Richard Bently, 1695. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing of this edition, 1695. 4to, in recent (mid 20th C.) black leather-backed blue cloth boards, pp. (44), 309, frontispiece of Caesar, title page very handsome in red and black, 10 plates (collated complete), most of which are folding. Good copy, light rubbing to spine ends, damp stain to bottom margin throughout leaving tide mark and spots, darkening to bottom margin as a result, intruding into text in the last 20 percent by no more than an inch, and for all the plates restricted to lower margin and not intruding into images. RARE edition.

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        Schweizerischer Atlas bestehend in 19 Carten.. Atlasband zu: Schweitzer-Geographie samt den Merkwürdigkeiten in den Alpen und hohen Bergen. Zur Erläuterung der Homannischen Charten..

      Kl.4 (28 x 17 cm), 2 Bl. gestochener, kolorierter u gefalzter Titel, 19 einmal gefalzte, grenz u. flächenkolorierte Kupferstich-Karten., Broschur (Kleisterpapierumschlag der Zeit), Deckel und einige Blätter am Kopf etwas fleckig. 2 Notizen von alter Hand auf Deckelinnenseite u. Vors. u. Umschlag u. Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Etwas gebrauchspurig, Zürichkarte m Tuschefleck, sonst Karten in sehr gutem Zustand. Barth 17096. Karten gestochen von J. J. Mezger. - Gabriel Walser (1695-1776): Pfarrer, Chronist, Geograph und Kartenzeichner. Die teilweise mit Randschmuck dekorierten Kartenblätter unterscheiden Städte, Marktflecken, katholische und reformierte Dörfer, bestehende und zerstörte Schlösser, Kapellen, Weiler, Klöster, Herrenhöfe, Bäder und Schlachtfelder. - Die beiden führenden Kartenverlage Deutschlands im 18. Jahrhundert, Seutter in Augsburg und Homanns Erben in Nürnberg, hatten den mit seiner 1740 veröffentlichten Chronik und Karte des Appenzellerlandes erstmals als Geograph hervorgetretenen Gabriel Walser beauftragt, für sie Karten der Schweizer Kantone zu entwerfen. Für die topographischen Grundlagen griff Walser auf die bereits vorhandenen Karten von Konrad Gyger, Johann Jacob Scheuchzer, Daniel Bruckner u.a. zurück und kompilierte so seine an Seutter (6) und Homanns Erben (15) gesandten Kartenentwürfe, die er auf Grund seiner vielen in der Schweiz unternommenen Fussreisen nachgeführt hatte. Zu den 1769 durch Homann als 'Atlas novus Reipublicae Helveticae' verlegten Karten - darin auch vier von Johann Tobias Mayer d. Ae., Johannes Hübner, Heinrich Peyer und Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni - schrieb Walser seine aufschlussreichen Erläuterungen, die als 'Schweitzer Geographie' bei Orell, Gessner und Compagnie in Zürich als eigenständiges Buch im Oktavformat sowie in einer Grossfolio-Ausgabe erschien. - Lit.: Blumer, W.: Bibliogr. d. Gesamtkarten d. Schweiz. Nr. 261.

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        Prattica criminale secondo il ritto delle leggi della Serenissima Republica di Venetia... Con nota delle Parti, e Deliberationi Publiche statuite sopra ciascun Delitto. Di nuovo in questa ottava impressione d’ogni error emendata, & arrichita d’Indice copiosissimo delle materie tutte sparsamente in essa contenute, & à comodo de’ Lettori per Alfabetto distinto...

      per Girolamo Albrizzi, 1695. 8vo (cm. 22,5), 20 cc.nn., 228 pp. Capilettera xilografici n.t. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Tagli azzurri. Minime imperfezioni al tassello e mancanza dell’angolo superiore bianco di circa dieci pagine. Un pallido alone sulle prime carte ma, nel complesso, esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera rara. Vinciana, 1299; non in Sapori. Presente - secondo ICCU - in sole quattro biblioteche italiane.

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        Praxis Medica Experimentalis Sive Opuscula Universa, Quotquot hactenus ab Autore ipso ultimum revisa & aucta in lucem .

      Leipsig. J. Thom. Fritsch. 1695.. 1695. Book 16cm, [60],800,[41]pp., frontis portrait, title page vignette, index, initial and chapter header and tail devices, in early full calf, blind ruled border decorations on the boards, raised bands, new crimson leather label, early engraved armorial book plate, trimmed along the bottom margin just touching the text on the title and a few preliminary leaves, foxing, fine (cgc) - Collected works. I. Observationes medicae circa morborum acutorum historiam & curationem --II. Epistolae responsoriae duae: prima de morbis epidemicis ab anno 1675. ad annum 1680. ad Robertum Brady M.D. secunda de luis venereae historia & curatione ad Henricum Paman M.D. -- III. Dissertatio epistolaris ad Guilielmum Cole, M.D. de observationibus nuperis circa curationem variolarum confluentium; nec non de affectione hysterica -- IV. Tractatus de podagra & hydrope -- V. Schedula monitoria de novae febris ingressu--VI. Processus integri in morbis ferŠ omnibus curandis, unÂ… cum graphicƒ delineatione. Author, etc. An early copy of "Observationes Medicae", Syden-ham's book on fevers and , first published in definite edit-ion 1676. Observations taken from 1661 to 1675, in London, on pleurisy, pneumonia, rheumatism and every-thing then called fever are given. With an interesting note from former owner on front endpaper: "Cost 5 sh. wh. is cheaper by a sh. than it is sold for because the book-binder cut it new. Lon.26. Sep. 1702." A medical classic by the "Father of English Medicine". .

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        Les Ruses Innocentes, dans lesquelles se voit comment on prend les Oiseaux passagers, & les non passagers : & de plusieurs sortes de Bêtes à quatre pieds. Avec les plus beaux secrets de la pêche dans les Rivieres et les Etangs. Et la manière de faire tous les rets et les filets qu'on peut s'imaginer. Le tout divisé en cinq livres, avec les figures demonstratives. Ouvrage trés curieux, utile & recreatif pour toutes personnes qui font leur sejour à la campagne.

      Suivant la copie de Paris, à Amsterdam, chez Daniel de la Fueille, 1695, 1 vol. in-8° (185 x 120) relié plein veau fauve d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné, pièce de titre en maroquin orange, roulette dorée sur les coupes, de (6) ff. (frontispice, titre, avis au lecteur, avertissement, catalogue de l'éditeur) - 58 pp. - (2) ff. - pp. 59 à 122 - (5) ff. - pp. 123 à 186 - (4) ff. - pp. 187 à 232 - (4) ff. - pp. 233 à 292 - (2)ff.Mors supérieur un peu faible, restaurations anciennes en coiffe supérieure, bon exemplaire par ailleurs. - Première édition au format in-octavo après l'E.O. de 1660 et une autre édition in-quarto de 1688.Elle est bien complète du frontispice et des 66 planches hors-texte gravées sur cuivre (copies de celles de l'édition de Paris).Notre exemplaire possède le 8e f. du cahier P., qui est blanc au recto, et dont le verso reproduit le texte de la p. 212. Ce feuillet n'est d'aucune utilité comme le précise Thiébaud, dans sa Bibliographie des ouvrages français sur la Chasse, col. 409-410. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Arte Graphica (The Art of Painting). ISSUED WITH: A Short Account of Painters

      1695. First Edition . (DRYDEN, John) DU FRESNOY, Charles Alphonse. De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting. ISSUED WITH: [GRAHAM, Richard]. A Short Account of the Most Eminent Painters both Ancient and Modern. London: W. Rogers, 1695. Two volumes in one. Thick, square octavo, 19th-century three-quarter tan calf, black and green morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. $2200.First translation into English prose by Dryden of Du FresnoyÂ’s Latin poem on the practice of art, prefaced by DrydenÂ’s famous Parallel of Poetry and Painting, with engraved allegorical frontispiece by Henry Cooke, issued together with Richard GrahamÂ’s biographical chronology of painters.Du Fresnoy is remembered now almost entirely as a writer rather than a painter. While his few paintings are at best reminiscent of Carraci and Titian, “he was a great master of the rules, history, and theory of his profession” (Chalmers). His Latin poem, De Arte Graphica, written during his 24-year Italian sojourn, is well-regarded as a critical treatise on the practice of the art, with general advice to students. It embodies his observations on the art of painting in sound precepts according to the standards of his time. First published in Latin by his friend Pierre Mignard in 1656, De Arte Graphica was translated into English prose by Dryden, prefaced by his famous Parallel of Poetry and Painting: “Expression and all that belongs to words, is that in a poem which coloring is in a picture. The colors well chosen in their proper places, together with the lights and shadows which belong to them, lighten the design, and make it pleasing to the eye. The words, the expressions, the tropes and figures, the versification, and all other elegancies of soundÂ… perform exactly the same office both in dramatic and epic poetry.” Issued with this edition was the first appearance of Richard GrahamÂ’s biographical chronology of famous artists, from Ardices the Corinthian to John Riley, court painter to Charles II, under a separate title page. “Graham was an acquaintance of Vertue, the engraver, and supplied him with some of the information worked up by Horace Walpole into his Anecdotes of Painting (1762)” (DNB). MacDonald 139a. Wing D2458. Interior near-fine, with only faint foxing to first and last few leaves. Corners rubbed. A near-fine copy.

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        New Survey of the West-Indias

      1695. GAGE, Thomas. A New Survey of the West-IndiaÂ’s: or, The English American his Travail by Sea and Land: Containg a Journal of Three Thousand and Three Hundred Miles within the Main Land of AmericaÂ… With a Grammar, or Some Few Rudiments of the Indian Tongue, Called Poconchi, or PocomanÂ… and Beautified with Maps. London: E. Cotes, 1655. Small, slim folio (7 by 11-1/2 inches), 18th-century full paneled brown calf, raised bands, burgundy morocco spine label. $8800.Second and much preferred edition of this noted 17th-century description of the wealth of Mexico and South America— as unprotected and ripe for conquest— with four desirable engraved maps of the region by Mercator, not present in the first edition, handsomely bound in full 18th-century elegantly blind-stamped paneled calf.GageÂ’s provocative survey of the West Indies caused a major sensation. “His account of the wealth and defenceless condition of the Spanish possessions in South America excited the cupidity of the English, and it is said that Gage himself laid before Cromwell the first regular plan for mastering the Spanish territories in the New World” (DNB). In 1625, in order to thwart the Spanish decree against the presence of foreigners in Spanish territories, Gage smuggled himself aboard ship bound from Spain to the Philippines, in an empty biscuit barrel. He spent the next 12 years traveling through Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama— living among the Indians, whose unprotected riches, “under pretence of their conversion, hath corrupted the hearts of poor begging Fryers with strife, hatred, and ambition.” Although at one time Gage belonged to the Dominican Order and later the Church of England, he apparently believed strongly in witchcraft and sorcery, as he recounts many instances of their application— one of which was the poisoning of the the Bishop of Chiapa with a tainted cup of chocolate, for forbidding the drinking of chocolate in the church. First published in London in 1648, GageÂ’s account of New Spain raised greedy eyebrows, “for it was the first to give the world a description of the vast regions from which all foreigners had been jealously excluded by Spanish authoritiesÂ… Its purpose was to urge the English to seize the Spanish territories in the New World” (Hill). The four engraved maps were pulled from plates available to Cotes from his firmÂ’s 1635 printing of Gerard MercatorÂ’s Historia Mundi (Atlas Minor), and delineate the Western Hemisphere (“Americae Descrip”), Northern South America (“Terra Firma et Novum-Regnum”), Mexico (“Hispania Nova”), and the Caribbean (“Ylandes of the West Indies”). Wing G113. Cox II:237. Sabin 26299. See Hill 665. Early ink notations on verso of frontispiece. Early ink underlining and marginal notations.Corner of last leaf (Table of Contents) torn with slight text loss, only minor embrowning to interior, marginal reinforcement to verso of frontispiece map, front joint expertly repaired, binding quite lovely. A handsome copy in near-fine condition.

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        Utrecht - Jan van Vianen + Caspar Specht/Reinier & Josua Ottens, 1725-1750.

      FRAAIE 17DE EEUWSE STADSPLATTEGROND VAN UTRECHT?Urbis Traiecti ad Rhenum novissima et accuratissima delineatio? kopergravure gegraveerd door Jan van Vianen, uitgegeven door Casper Specht 1695, hier in een tweede staat uitgegeven te Amsterdam door Reinier en Josua Ottens tussen 1725-1750. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 49 x 57,5 cm.Linksboven staat dat Specht deze kaart heeft opgedragen aan het stadsbestuur. De tekst is omgeven door 42 familiewapens van leden van de Utrechtse vroedschap. Rechtsboven in een cartouche met mythische figuren, stad- en provinciewapen: ?De stad Utrecht is gesticht in ?t jaar 60. Bemuert tot de groote als jegenwoordig in ?t jaar 930. Groot in syn omgang binnen de Wallen 1300 roeden. Bevat in sig 12 kercken, 13 gasthuysen, 120 straten, 50 stene bruggen en ontrent 6000 huysen. Vermaert door d?Academie. Heeft de schoonste plantagien en Maaljebaan van gants nederland.?Hoe de werkverdeling is geweest bij de kaartvervaardiging is niet geheel duidelijk. De signering ?Jan V. Vianen fecit? kan er op wijzen dat hij de kaart getekend en/of gegraveerd heeft. Maar het is ook mogelijk dat Caspar Specht niet alleen drukker-uitgever, maar ook als graveur is opgetreden. Jan van Vianen was een tekenaar en graveur die eind 17de eeuw voornamelijk is Haarlem werkte, maar die ook korte tijd in Amsterdam en Utrecht verbleef. Zijn graveurswerk bestaat uit diverse portretten, voorstelling van belangrijke eigentijdse gebeurtenissen en boekillustraties. Deze kaart is een incidenteel werkstuk van hem geweest in opdracht van Caspar Specht.Over de inhoud van deze vogelvluchtkaart is veel lovends te zeggen. Van de bestaande gedrukte kaarten van de stad Utrecht uit de 17de eeuw is er geen die cartografisch zo goed is als deze. De meetkundige verhoudingen van de grondvorm van de stad, alsmede van het gebied direct buiten de stadsmuur zijn veel beter alle andere. Of er sprake is geweest van een geheel nieuwe opmeting is moeilijk te zeggen; mogelijk is voor wat de grondvorm betreft mede gebruikt gemaakt van een twee decennia eerder bij de firma Specht gemaakte kaart.De in opstand getekende bijzondere bebouwing, (kerken, gasthuizen, poorten, enz.) is waarschijnlijk geheel in overeenstemming met de werkelijke situatie van 1695. Jan van Vianen zal kriskras door de stad getrokken zijn om schetstekeningen te maken van de diverse gebouwen die hij naderhand in zij atelier in het kaartbeeld inpaste. Niet waarheidsgetrouw is het ontbreken van ruïnes van gebouwen, die er toen wel degelijk waren (zoals bijvoorbeeld de St. Servaasabdij, het Wittevrouwenklooster en de Domkerk). Maar deze zijn natuurlijk opzettelijk weggelaten om het representatieve en decoratieve karakter van de kaart geen schade te doen.De woonhuizen zijn over het algemeen op uniforme wijze afgebeeld. De schaal waarop de kaart is getekend liet een verfijnde weergave, waarin de variatie in hoogte, breedte en diepte alsmede het verschil in de vorm van de daken van de diverse huizen, naar voren zou moeten komen ook moeilijk toe.De stad maakt een opvallend groene indruk door zowel in als buiten de stad getekende bomen en tuincomplexen. De weergegeven tuinpatronen zullen echter voornamelijk gefantaseerd zijn.Prijs: ?1.950,-.

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        Parable of the Ten Virgins Opened & Applied

      1695 - SHEPARD, THOMAS. The Parable of the Ten Virgins Opened & Applied: Being the Substance of Divers Sermons on Matth. 25. 1,--13. [London]: Re- printed, and carefully corrected in the year, 1695. Sm. fol. [8], 232, 190, [5] p. Modern full calf, very skillfully executed in period style. Title a bit soiled and with early stamp on verso, small burn hole in F3 costing a few letters, corner of K4 torn away affecting type rule, minor soiling and spotting, but a very good copy in a handsome period-style binding. Shepard (1605-1649) was an early New England Puritan and minister of a congregation at Cambridge, Massachusetts. His Parable of the Ten Virgins was prepared for the press by his son Thomas and fellow New England minister Jonathan Mitchell and was first published in 1660. The text contains a warning to New England: "I do fear there is at this day as deep mischief plotting against New-England as ever the sun saw." (pt. 1, p. 163) Jonathan Edwards made considerable use of the work in his Treatise Concerning Religious Affections (1746). European Americana 695/179; Wing S3115.

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        Romemot El

      1695. (JUDAICA) ALSHEKH, Moses. Romemot El. Amsterdam: Printed in the house of David de Castro Tartas published by Eliezer ben Haninah, 1695. Small quarto, period-style full red morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and covers, raised bands, black morocco spine label; ff. 94. $3500.Second edition, the first Amsterdam edition, of AlshekhÂ’s esteemed commentary on the Psalms, beautifully bound.Alshekh (d. after 1593), rabbi and Bible commentator, was born in Adrianople, studied in Salonika, and then emigrated to Erez Israel, settling in Safed, where he gained prominence as an halakhic authority, a teacher in two talmudic academies, and a preacher. He was active in communal affairs and was a member of the rabbinical court of Joseph Caro, who ordained him. This is the text that Hayyim Alshekh published in Venice in 1605, claiming that it was his fatherÂ’s authoritative text and not merely a preliminary draft (which had been published a decade earlier in Constantinople under the title Tappuhei Zahav). AlshekhÂ’s Biblical commentaries, which are permeated with religious-ethical and religious-philosophical ideas supported by ample quotations from talmudic and midrashic sources, became quite popular and have often been reprinted.With an introduction by the publisher citing Ephraim Luntschitz on the importance of the work and quoting the authorÂ’s intentions in originally presenting this book to the public. Approbation on last leaf by Moses Judah ben Kalonymus Kohen (known as Leib Harif), the Ashkenazic Rabbi of Amsterdam. In addition, the publisher adds after the first approbation: “Also by the authority and with the permission of the great sage, the head of the rabbinical court of the Sephardim, our master and teacher Jacob Sasportas who has not however added his signature to the approbation due to a lack of time.” The importance of receiving, even without an actual signed approbation, the blessing or perceived blessing of both the Ashkenazic and Sephardic authorities suggests the sharp divide between the two Amsterdam Jewish communities. With three leaves of text (ff. 10-12) replaced in neat facsimile. Vinograd Amsterdam 637. Steinschneider 6431:13. A few early ink marginalia.Tiny repair to corner of title page, not affecting border, and first two leaves. A splendidly bound volume.

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        De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri...

      1695. A Profound Example of Seventeenth-Century Scholarship Selden, John [1584-1654]. De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri Septem. Accessit Novae Huic Editioni Index Accuratus. Leipzig and Frankfurt: Apud Jeremiam Schrey, 1695. [xlviii], 892, [27] pp. Copperplate frontispiece, 7 plates, 3 folding copperplates, woodcut text illustrations. Text in Latin, with numerous texts quoted first in Hebrew or Arabic. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary vellum, blind frames and large central arabesques to boards, raised bands, blind ornaments to spine, edges rouged. Moderate soiling and staining, moderate rubbing to boards, which are slightly bowed, corners and spine ends bumped, front joint cracked, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, front free endpaper lacking. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampstaining and foxing, some edgewear to frontispiece and edges of Plates 1 and 7, internally clean. * Fourth edition, one of two Schrey issues from 1695. First published in 1640, this is a landmark work in international law and natural law theory. It is also a fundamental work for a collection of Judaica. In Johnson's Memoirs of John Selden (1835), he describes this as "one of his most erudite works... Its design is supposed to have been suggested to him by Grotius's celebrated treatise `De Jure Belli et Pacis,' yet its method is totally different, and its motto from Lucretius, claims for its subject the merit of absolute novelty." This is also the work that caused John Milton to refer to Selden in Areopagitica as "the chief of learned me reputed in this land," and refers to "De Jure Naturali" as "that noble volume written by our learned Selden, of the Law of Nature and of Nations." Further, "De Jure Naturali" is named by Milton in Areopagitica as the source of his theistic conception of natural law and Samson names "the law of nature, law of nations" in his speech to Dalila at lines 890-91 in book two of Samson Agonistes. Finally, Milton makes extensive use of this work in all of his divorce tracts; this stands to reason, since the political argument of the fifth book of "De Jure Naturali" is to reform English marriage law. Johnson, Memoirs o

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        Histoire du Père La Chaize, Jésuite & Confesseur du Roy Louis XIV, où l'on verra les intrigues secrètes qu'il a eu à la Cour de France & dans toutes les Cours de l'Europe, pour l'avancement des grands desseins du Roy son Maître

      Pierre Marteau, 1695. Deux volumes in - 16 (139 x 78 mm), maroquin citron, dos lisse orné, pièces de maroquin noir, dentelle à froid entourant les plats, roulette sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches dorées (relié vers 1850). Illustré d'un portrait du Père La Chaize. La seconde partie est en édition originale, "contenant les Particularités les plus secrètes de sa vie. Ses Amours avec plusieurs Dames de la première qualité, & les agréables aventures qui lui sont arrivées dans le cours de ses Galanteries". (défauts d'usage, coiffes frottées, quelques frottements, manque de cuir au bas du plat supérieur tome 1, et sur le plat supérieur tome 2, quelques feuillets mal alignés, quelques rousseurs). / / Two 16o volumes (139 x 78 mm), lemon morocco, smooth spine tooled, black morocco labels, blind dentelle border on covers, gilt roll on turns - in and inside, gilt edges (bound around 1850). Illustrated with a portrait of Père La Chaize. The second part is in first edition, "contenant les Particularités les plus secrètes de sa vie. Ses Amours avec plusieurs Dames de la première qualité, & les agréables aventures qui lui sont arrivées dans le cours de ses Galanteries". (defects of use, rubbings on top and bottom of spine, some rubbings, lack of leather on bottom of first cover vol. 1, and on first cover vol. 2, some leaves not well lined - up, some spots).

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        Kurze und deutliche Vorstellung Der Edlen Probierkunst : Was eigentlich dieselbe sey, worinnen sie bestehe, was vor Instrumenten darzu erfordert worden, wie man zur rechten Erkänntnus.

      Johann Zieger, Nürnberg 1695 - (.aller Mineralien und Metallischen Ertzen zu gelangen, Und Welcher Gestalt endlich die Erkannten recht zu probieren, und in der Probierung zu tractiren seyen. Nebst einem ausführlichen Bericht vo Salpeter sieden / und Erklärung aller Chymischen Wörter und Zeichen. Alles aus langwierig- und bewährt- befundner Erfahrung / mit deutlichem Stylo aufgezeichnet und wolmeinend mitgetheilet. Von einem dieser edlen Kunst Preußwürdigst Ergebnen,) ( Erste Ausgabe - ohne Verfasserangabe ) Mit 19 n.n. Blättern ( Titelblatt, Zueignungsschrift, Register ), 523 Seiten. Mit einigen gestochenen Vignetten im Text. Das Frontispiz-Kupfer &#150; wie meist - fehlend. Pergamentband der Zeit mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt, Klein8° ( 13,7 x 8,5 cm ). >>Seltenes, selbständiges Probierbuch, das der Verfasser "aus eigner langwierig- und bewährt-befundener Erfahrung" erstellt hat. - Neben einer allgemeinen Einführung in die Probierkunst werden notwendige Geräte, einzelne Metalle sowie Glas und die Salpetersiederei vorgestellt. Der Anhang mit Erklärung der wichtigsten chemischen Begriffe und Redensarten. Erste Ausgabe des umfangreichen Werkes über die Verarbeitung und Untersuchung verschiedener Gold- und Silberverbindungen, der Erze, Kupfer, Blei, Quecksilber etc. Mit Beschreibung der hierzu notwendigen Geräte, Materialien und unter anderem mit Kapiteln über Minera Antimonii, Glas, Wismut sowie über Salpetersiederei. Im Anhang mit der Erklärung der wichtigsten chemischen Symbole und Abkürzungen.<<. Der Einband ist cellophaniert, stärker fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen. Der schmale Einbandrücken mit Titelei von sehr alter Hand *Der edle Probierkunst, 1695 *. Innen fehlt das vordere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt, das Titelkupfer fehlt, Bindung gelockert. Innen auf dem Innendeckel 2 Exlibris, das Titelblatt stärker angestaubt und etwas fleckig, innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder gering stockfleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt. Die letzte Seite mit kleinem Einriß außen ( außerhalb des Textes ), wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen, das hintere Vorsatzblatt verso mit kleiner Notiz in Tinte von sehr alter Hand. Insgesamt bis auf das ( ja meist fehlende ) Titelkupfer von recht guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 280 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri...

      1695. A Profound Example of Seventeenth-Century Scholarship Selden, John [1584-1654]. De Jure Naturali et Gentium, Juxta Disciplinam Ebraeorum, Libri Septem. Accessit Novae Huic Editioni Index Accuratus. Leipzig and Frankfurt: Apud Jeremiam Schrey, 1695. [xlviii], 892, [27] pp. Copperplate frontispiece, 7 plates, 3 folding copperplates, woodcut text illustrations. Text in Latin, with numerous texts quoted first in Hebrew or Arabic. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary vellum, blind frames and large central arabesques to boards, raised bands, blind ornaments to spine, edges rouged. Moderate soiling and staining, moderate rubbing to boards, which are slightly bowed, corners and spine ends bumped, front joint cracked, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, front free endpaper lacking. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampstaining and foxing, some edgewear to frontispiece and edges of Plates 1 and 7, internally clean. $1,500. * Fourth edition, one of two Schrey issues from 1695. First published in 1640, this is a landmark work in international law and natural law theory. It is also a fundamental work for a collection of Judaica. In Johnson's Memoirs of John Selden (1835), he describes this as "one of his most erudite works... Its design is supposed to have been suggested to him by Grotius's celebrated treatise `De Jure Belli et Pacis,' yet its method is totally different, and its motto from Lucretius, claims for its subject the merit of absolute novelty." This is also the work that caused John Milton to refer to Selden in Areopagitica as "the chief of learned me reputed in this land," and refers to "De Jure Naturali" as "that noble volume written by our learned Selden, of the Law of Nature and of Nations." Further, "De Jure Naturali" is named by Milton in Areopagitica as the source of his theistic conception of natural law and Samson names "the law of nature, law of nations" in his speech to Dalila at lines 890-91 in book two of Samson Agonistes. Finally, Milton makes extensive use of this work in all of his divorce tracts; this stands to reason, since the political argument of the fifth book of "De Jure Naturali" is to reform English marriage law. Johnson, Memoirs o.

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        Die Grasmücken und Nachtigallen in Europa oder vollständige Naturgeschichte dieser vorzüglichsten Singvögel, nebst Zaunkönig und Goldhähnchen mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Fang, Zähmung, Pflege, Wartung, Nutzen und Vergnügen. Ein unentbehrliches Handbuch für die Liebhaber dieser Meistersänger.

      Mit 8 lithograph. Tafeln. XVI, 237 S., 1 Bl. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband. Lindner II, 1695, 01 Nicht bei Nissen. Erste Ausgabe. - "Diese interessante Schrift ist leider bisher kaum beachtet worden, obgleich ihr Verf. ein vorzüglicher Sachkenner u. origineller Schriftsteller war" (Lindner). - Die Tafeln zeigen Fallen und Fangeinrichtungen der hübsch lithograph. Einband u. a. einen Herrn am Schreibtisch mit Vogelkäfigen. - Etwas bestoßen. Im Vorderdeckel Exlibris: Bibliotheca Doctoris J. B. Holzinger (Grazer Adcokat, ca. 1885), Titel gestempelt. Tls. etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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        Freywillig-auffgesprungener Granat-Apffel, Deß Christlichen Samaritans. Wien, Voigt, 1696. 566 S., 8 Bll. Pgt. d. Zt. (etw. fleckig).

      Vgl. Wellcome II, 518 Krivatsy 11976 Horn-A. 125.- Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1695 erschienenen medizinisch-diätischen Werkes. 'Trotz der zahlreichen Auflagen ist das Buch nur in wenigen Exemplaren auf uns gekommen die große Masse hat sich - der beste Beweis für die Wichtigkeit und Popularität des Werkes - im täglichen Gebrauch selbst aufgezehrt. Das Buch enthält über 1750 Rezepte für allerlei Krankheiten. ... Besonders groß ist die Zahl der Vorschriften für Frauen- und Kinderkrankheiten' (Bohatta, Eleonora).- Vereinzelt mit minimalem Feuchtrand im Außensteg oder minimal stockfleckig.

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        Regimento dos Capitaens mores e mais Capitaens e Officiaes das Companhias da Gente de Cavallo andamp de pe andamp da ordem que teram em se exercitarem

      

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        Catoptricae et dioptricae sphaericae elementa.

      Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1695. First edition of this rare work, famous today for its suggestion that an achromatic compound lens might be formed by combining simples lenses of different media. The use of 'achromatic doublets' was a crucial step in the further development of telescopes and microscopes. From Marischal College, Aberdeen, David Gregory (1659-1708) entered Edinburgh University, graduating M.A. on 28 November 1683. A month prior to his graduation he was elected to the Chair of Mathematics, at one time occupied by his uncle, the great mathematician James Gregory, whose Optica promota (1663) had described a reflecting telescope which used parabolic mirrors. As a professor, David Gregory was the first to lecture publicly on the Newtonian philosophy. His lecture notes show that they covered a broad range of subjects including geodesy, optics, dynamics, and various branches of mathematics. Increasingly under attack by his fellow professors at Edinburgh for his radical political views, in 1691 he went to London where he was introduced to Newton and recommended to John Flamsteed, the first astronomer royal. In that same year, Edward Barnard retired from the Savilian professorship of Astronomy at Oxford; backed by Newton's recommendation of him as 'very well skilled in Analysis & Geometry both new & old ... understands Astronomy very well ... & is respected the greatest Mathematician in Scotland', and with Flamsteed's support, Gregory was elected to the chair in face of strong opposition from Edmond Halley. As Gregory tells us in the preface, the present work is the printed version of lectures delivered at Edinburgh in 1684, adapted to the teaching of Oxford undergraduates. The passage in which Gregory uses the analogy with the human eye to suggest the construction of an achromatic lens occurs on p. 98: in English translation, 'Perhaps it would be of service to make the object lens of a different medium, as we see done in the fabric of the eye; where the crystalline humour (whose power of refracting the rays of light differs very little from that of glass) is by Nature, who never does anything in vain, joined with the aqueous and vitreous humours (not differing from water as to their power of refraction), in order that the image may be painted as distinct as possible on the bottom of the eye.' Whiteside (DSB) suggests that Gregory may have had this insight from Newton. The work was reprinted at Edinburgh in 1713. An English translation followed two years later with notes by William Browne on refracting telescopes and microscopes; this was republished in 1735 by Desaguliers with an added appendix on the history of the reflecting telescope. In addition to the present work, Gregory published in 1684 at Edinburgh his Exercitatio geometrica de dimensione figurarum in which, with the assistance of his uncle's work, he extended the method of quadratures by infinite series; and in 1702 Astronomiae physicae & geometricae elementa, the first textbook of astronomy based on Newtonian gravitational principles. ESTC R16816; DSB V: 520-1; Honeyman 1550; Poggendorff I, 948; Vagnetti CB1. 8vo (177 x 110 mm), pp. [iv], 99, [1], with engraved vignette of Sheldonian Theatre on title and numerous woodcut diagrams in text. Contemporary calf, hinges cracked but ties still strong, some chipping to capitals but a nice and unsophisticated copy.

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        Relations historiques et curieuses de voyages, en Allemagne, Angleterre, Hollande, Bohême, Suisse, etc...

      Amsterdam, Pierre Mortier, 1695. ____ Charles Patin, médecin de Paris se rendit à Vienne, Prague, Innsbruck, Nuremberg, Dresde... Ce collectionneur de monnaies et de médailles y visita un grand nombre de cabinets de curiosités et de bibliothèques. A Nuremberg, il assista à une projection de lanterne magique chez Griendel, qu'il nomme Grundler : "Notre homme remue les ombres comme il veut sans le secours des enfers... Les fantômes & les spectres véritables ne sentent pas plus l'autre monde : je say des héros qui ont pâli à la vue de ces jeux & de ces sophismes de magie. Et n'en déplaise à M. Grundler, toute l'estime que j'ay de son savoir ne m'ôta pas la frayeur, je crûs qu'il n'y eut jamais de plus grand magicien que lui au monde." Illustré par un frontispice, un portrait, une carte et 5 planches gravées (deux sont sur la même feuille). Publié pour la première fois en 1673 sous le titre de "Quatre relations historiques". Bon exemplaire. *****. In-12. Collation : Frontispice, portrait, (8), 272 pp., 4 planches h.-t., 1 carte. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Philosophical Transactions: Giving some Account oft he Present Undertakings, Studies and Labours of the Ingenious, In many Considerable Parts of the World. Vol. XIX, For the Year 1695, no. 215 to 217

      London: S. Smith and B. Walford, for the Royal Society, 1695. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. pp. 1-124. 3 engr. plates (2 folding). 8vo. (194x147 mm). Simple paper card wrapper, text browned. ----This volume contains papers by John Wallis (A Discourse concerning the Methods of Approximation in the Extraction of Surd Roots; An Extract of a Letter from the Reverend Dr. John Wallis to Richard Waller, Esq; Secretary to the Royal Society, Concerning the Spaces in the Cycloid, which are Perfectly Quadrable), Edmond Halley (A Discourse Concerning a Method of Discovering the True Moment of the Sun's Ingress into the Tropical Signs; A Most Compendious and Facile Method for Constructing the Logarithms, Exemplified and Demonstrated from the Nature of Numbers, without any Regard to the Hyperbola, with a Speedy Method for Finding the Number from the Logarithm Given; A Proposition of General Use in the Art of Gunnery, Shewing the Rule of Laying a Mortar to Pass, in Order to Strike any Object above or below the Horizon), Edward Baynard (An Account of the Probable Causes of the Pain in Rheumatisms; as Also of the Cure of a Total Suppression of Urine, Not Caused by a Stone, by the Use of Acids), Bernard Connor (Giving an Account of an Extraordinary Humane Sceleton, Whose Vertebrae of the Back, the Ribs, and Several Bones Down to the Os Sacrum, Were All Firmly United into One Solid Bone,without Joynting or Cartilage), Martin Lister (An Account of the Upper Part of the Burning Mountain in the Isle of Ternata According to the View Taken Thereof; An Account of the Sad Mischief Befallen the Inhabitants of the Isle of Sorea, Near unto the Molucco's, for Which They Have Been Forced to Leave Their Countrey), De Moivre (Specimina Quaedam Illustria Doctrinae Fluxionum Sive Exempla Quibus Methodi Istius Usus et Praestantia in Solvendis Problematis Geometricis Elucidatur, ex Epistola Peritissimi Mathematici); William Halifax (A Relation of a Voyage from Aleppo to Palmyra in Syria...) and others by Caswell, Sampson and Mayne. Very Good.

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        Commission for Greenwich Hospital.

      folio, 26(2)pp., including the final blank G2, printed largely in black letter, with a fine and large cut of the arms of King William III and a superbly ornamental initial letter 'W' at head of first leaf of text (A2), the title page simply lettered 'Commission for Greenwich Hospital', this rather soiled and foxed, some minor marginal soiling and defective corners, fairly recently well bound in morocco-backed marbled boards, spine lettered gilt. A good, large, copy. The Commission or Letter Patent, dated at the end, "at Westminster, the tenth day of September, in the seventh year of Our Reign", therefore seems to pre-date the Commission dated 12th March 1695 (i.e. 1696 according to Lady Day dating). Both are recorded presumably by the undiscerning Wing W2312. [bound with],THE NAMES of the Lords and other the Commissioners for Greenwich Hospital. London, printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. 1695 [colophon].folio, caption title, 6(2)pp., including the blank B2, a good large copy.Wing N139 and ESTC locate copies only at Lambeth Palace Lib. and Bodleian (a later printing, Wing N139aA dated 1699, is known by copies located at BLHarvard).Publisher: London, printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty.Year: [1695 (colophon)]Edition:

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        Magnetismus Magnus: Or, Metaphysical and Divine Contemplations on the Magnet, or, Loadstone. Wing H250

      Printed for William Shrowsbury, at the Bible in Duck-lane. Only edition of a work fundamental to Hale's thought, his attempt to reconcile science and religion, relying substantially on William Harvey and to a lesser degree on Aristotle, and contesting the Cartesian view of a mechanistic universe. Later 3/4 brown morocco over pebbled cloth boards, foxing and browning to title and succeeding leaves and less so subsequently, yet a crisp copy. Printed for William Shrowsbury, at the Bible in Duck-lane, London, 1695.

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        An essay concerning humane understanding. In four books.

      London printed for Awnsham and John Churchil, at the Black Swan in Pater-Noster-Row, and Samuel Manship, at the Ship in Cornhill, near 1695 2º in 4s: [40],407,[1],[12, Index and publisher's advert]pp (91-94 mis-numbered 93-96; 121 mis-numbered 123), with engraved frontispiece portrait of Locke by P. Vanderbanck after Sylvester Brounower. Recently rebound to period style by Clive Jones in full paneled calf, boards ruled and decorated in blind, spine in seven compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt, all edges speckled red. A Fine, bright, tight, clean copy (text block apparently washed), with loss of several letters P4 and closed tear, without loss, through several lines Hh. Provenance: Early ownership signatures (of H. Jowett and J. [probably John] Loxley) on front free end paper, placing this copy at Cambridge (respectively, Magdalene College and St. Catharine's College, dated "Novr 23rd 1830") and of Trafford Barriston to title page. Wing L2741. Yolton 63. Pforzheimer 599 and PMM 164 (for first edition). Fine Third Edition of the "most popular and enduring of all Locke's writings (Yolton)," a line-by-line reprint of the Second Edition (1694) with only minor adjustments and the errata corrected, but still with many misprints. First published in 1690, the Essay attracted immediate attention, both favorable and not, much of it directed toward Locke's concept of the mind as tabula rasa. "This was unacceptable?even shocking?to many of Locke's readers, including the most profound of his early critics, Leibniz. For Locke the human understanding was initially like 'white Paper, void of all Characters': all the ideas which it subsequently contains are derived from experience, either external or internal. The account of how the mind puts together various complex ideas from the material provided by sensation and reflection occupies Book 2, the longest in the Essay. Book 3 is on words, which have meaning only by acting as signs of ideas; Book 4 is on knowledge and opinion. . . . Perhaps the most original aspect of the Essay is, however, the conception of philosophy which it embodies. Locke abandoned the whole enterprise of first philosophy as practised from Aristotle to Descartes: he did not see himself as laying a metaphysical foundation on which natural philosophers could then build, but rather (as he put it in the 'Epistle to the Reader') 'as an Under-Labourer ? clearing Ground a little, and removing some of the Rubbish, that lies in the way to Knowledge'. (ODNB) In the substantially revised second edition, published May, 1694, the section in the chapter 'Of power' dealing with freedom was entirely recast, and there was a new chapter, 'Of identity and diversity', in which Locke equated personal identity with continuity of consciousness, and not with continuity of any spiritual substance." According to Pforzheimer, "The importance of few philosophical books have been so quickly recognized . . . It passed through many editions in English and has several times been translated." (Yolton tallies 56 different editions and translations by 1800, not counting abstracts and abridgments.) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Pictura loquens

      Ex officina Hadriani Schoonebeek.. The rare first edition, with a frontispiece and 61 illustrations. Brown sheep, spine with decorated raised bands, roulette to head and foot, red morocco title piece. Three corners bumped. A good and fresh copy. The work puts together on two pages an extract from a literary work and its interpretation by Smids, as well as an illustration of a mythological scene by Schoonebeek (Alcestis, Hercules, Medea, Oedipus, etc...). The latter was a student of Romain de Hooghe, whose influence is clearly visible. This work is a magnificent example of the baroque illustrated book, alongside the La Fontaine of Romain de Hooghe. Ex officina Hadriani Schoonebeek. Amstelaedami (Amsterdam) 1695 In-12 (9x16cm) relié

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        Relation de Voyage Mysterieux de L'Isle de la Vertu, à Oronte.

      Paris: Christophe Remy, 1695. Small octavo; a very good copy in contemporary calf. Second edition of this rare spiritual romance. First published in Rouen in 1684, this educational novel is written as an allegorical voyage to the imaginary island of "Virtue" on the River Orontes, the chief Syrian river, and the standard route to Egypt since antiquity. The island proves to be a peaceful religious utopia, presented as a model for the reader. Its tenets are suggested by the work's preface, the poem "Epistre à Damon", that is, Damon of Syracuse, who selflessly pledged his life to Dionysus of Syracuse in return for the freedom of his friend.This work has long been attributed to Juan de Palafox y Mendoza (1600-1659), an important figure in Spanish Catholicism. He spent much of his life as envoy and bishop to Mexico, where his reluctance to convert by any means other than persuasion gained him the title "Protector to the Indians". He returned to Spain after a long-running dispute with the Jesuits, whose privileges he sought to temper. His writings, consisting largely of ascetic, pastoral, and historical treatises, were published in Madrid in the eighteenth century, not long after he narrowly missed out on canonisation. Slightly worn.

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        Les Reports De divers Special Cases En le Common Bank & en le Court del Bank le Roy. En le Reigne de le Roy Charles le II . . . Imprimee par l'Original [etc.]. Wing J999. Folio

      Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.]. First edition of Jones' Reports, praised by Holdsworth and Wallace, and of sufficient value to be translated by Hargrave, compiled by Jones (a "student of records" in North's words) while a justice of King's Bench and Chief Justice of Common Pleas. Contemporary unlettered reverse calf, the joints cracking but firm, one margin repaired, yet an especially clean, bright and desirable copy. Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1695.

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        Arcana naturae detecta / Arcana naturae... detecta... editio altera / Continuatio epistolarum... editio altera / Continuatio arcanorum naturae detectorum.

      Leiden: 1695. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [Works, in Latin]. I. Arcana naturae detecta. Leiden: Henrik van Kroonevelt, 1695. [8], 568, [14] pages, including engraved additional title, 27 engraved plates of which 15 are folding and several engraved illustrations in text. Paper only very little browned, very minor spotting, plate to p.548 shaved some mm into the plate mark, ownership signature to title page. II. Arcana naturae, ope & beneficio exquisitissimorum microscopiorum. ... una cum discursu & ulteriori dilucidatione; epistolis suis ad ... philosophorum collegium ... editio altera. Leiden: Cornelius Boutestein, 1696. [12], 3-58 (i.e. 64), 258 (i.e. 260) pp., including etched additional title by Romeyn de Hooghe, 11 engraved plates of which 5 are folding and several engraved illustrations in text. Title page soiled and with ownership inscription. [bound with] III. Continuatio epistolarum... editio altera. Leiden: Cornelius Boutestein, 1696. [2], 124 pp., 10 engraved plates of which 2 are folding. [bound with] IV. Continuatio arcanorum naturae detectorum. Leiden: Henrik van Kroonevelt, 1697. [2], 192, [8] pp., 7 engraved plates, one folding. Four works bound in two volumes. 4to (195x153 mm). Contemporary mottled calf with 5 raised bands richly gilt in compartments (boards rubbed, extremities worn, corners bumped, Vol. 1 front joint cracked at top), light toning of paper (IV a bit heavier), scattered very minor spotting and stains. Provenance: Signature of Thomas Molyneux in both volumes (p.1 of I, p.3 of II) and marginalia in his hand to p.564 of I, p.1 and final fly leaf verso of IV. Kenneth Rapoport, ex-libris to front paste downs of both vols. The four works constitute the complete set of Leeuwenhoek's letters 28 to 107 in Latin. The remaining letters in Latin were not published before 1719.I. Dobell 25; Norman 1319; PMM 166; Sparrow 128; NLM/Krivatsy 6785; Waller 10877. - FIRST EDITION OF LETTERS 84-92 and first Latin edition of letters 32-33, 37, 39-41, and 61-83. II. Dobell 22 (first edition only); Waller 10878; Norman 1320 (3rd edition). - Dobell, Antony van Leeuwenhoek and his "little animals" London, 1932 (Dobell 25a), confusingly states that this is the second edition of Arcana naturae detecta (1695), whereas it is in fact the second edition of Anatomia seu interiora rerum (1687) containing letters 28-31, 34-36, 38, and 42-52. III. Dobell 24(a); Waller 10883. - Second Latin edition (first published in 1689). Contains letters 53-60, in order, with continous pagination but unnumbered. IV. Dobell 26; Eimas Heirs 590; Norman 1321; Waller 10880; Wellcome III, p.477. - First Latin edition. A continuation of the Arcana naturae detecta (1695). Contains letters 93-107, all numbered and with continous pagination.Leeuwenhoek was one of the first and greatest microbiologists. He discovered protozoa and bacteria and was the first to describe spermatozoa and red blood corpuscles. The first independent part of this celebrated collection of letters addressed to the Royal Society.These letters incorporate his epoch-making experiments with the MICROSCOPE, and his researches and discoveries opened up a new era of scientific investigation and earned him the title "Father of Protozoology and Bacteriology". Many of the letters are of outstanding importance and include his account of the animalcula. The personal copy of Thomas Molyneux (1661-1733), Irish physician, professor of Physic at Trinity College and fellow of the Royal Society of London. The visit of Molyneux to Leeuwenhoek's home in 1685 on behalf of the Royal Society to inspect his microscopes is well documented in the literature. Molyneux gave a report of his visit in a letter dated February 13, to the secretary of the Royal Society, Francis Aston. It was read at a February meeting: "I have hitherto delayed, answering your last, because I could not give you an account of Mynheer LEEWENHOECK; but last week I was to wait upon him in your name: he shewed me several things through his microscopes, which 'tis in vain to mention here, since he himself has sent you all their descriptions at large. As to his microscopes themselves, those, which he shewed me, in number at least a dozen, were all of one sort, consisting only of one small glass, ground, (this I mention because 'tis generally thought his microfcopes are blown at a lamp, those I saw, I am sure, are not) placed between two thin flat plates of brafs, about an inch broad, and an inch and a half long. In these two plates there were two apertures, one before, the other behind the glass, which were larger or smaller, as the glass was more or less convex, or as it magnified. Just opposite to these apertures on one side was placed sometimes a needle, sometimes a slender flat body of glass or opaque matter, as the occasion required, upon which, or to its apex, he fixes whatever object he has to look upon; then holding it up against the light, by help of two small screws, he places it just in the focus of his glass, and then makes his observations. Such were the microscopes, which I saw, and these are they he shews to the curious that come and visit him; but besides these, he told me he had another sort, which no man living had looked through setting aside himself; these he reserves for his own private observations wholly, and he assured me they performed far beyond any, that he had shewed me yet; but would not allow me a sight of them, so all I can do is barely to believe, for I can plead no experience in the matter. As for the microscopes I looked through, they do not magnify much, if anything, more than several glasses I have seen, both in England, and Ireland: but in one particular, I must needs say, they far surpass them all, that is in their extreme clearness, and their representing all objects so extrordinary distinctly, for I remember we were in a dark room with only one window, and the sun too, was then off of that, yet the objects appeared more fair and clear, then any I have seen through microscopes, though the sun shone full upon them, or though they received more then ordinary light by help of reflective specula or otherwise: So that I imagine 'tis chiefly, if not alone in this particular, that his glasses exceeds all others, which generally the more they magnify the more obscure they represent the object; and his only secret I believe, is making clearer glasses, and giving them a better polish then others can do. I found him a very civil complaisant man, and doubtless of great natural abilities; but, contrary to my expectations, quite a stranger to letters, master neither of Latin, French or English, or any other of the modern tongues besides his own, which is a great hindrance to him in his reasonings uppon his observations, for being ignorant of all other mens thoughts, he is wholly trusting to his own, which, I observe, now and then lead him into extravagancies, and suggest very odd accounts of things, nay, sometimes such, as are wholy irreconsileable with all truth. You see, Sir, how freely I give you my thoughts of him, because you desired it." (Dobell, p.57). Very Good.

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        Le Porte-Feuille de Monsieur L. D. F. ou Recueil de diverses pièces curieuses et galantes

      A Cologne, chez ***** 1695 - in-12 (16,2 x 10,2 cm), 170 pp., maroquin brun, dos orné à 5 nerfs, sextuple filet sur les plats, filet de coupes et dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure du XIXe siècle). Ouvrage attribué à Germain de La Faille (1616-1711) par Barbier, contenant des vers, des pensées, des bons mots, chansons grivoises, épigrammes, souleries diverses, anecdotes, des portraits dont ceux de Turenne et de Louis XIV. Frontispice gravé et vignette de titre (erreurs de pagination). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TAB. VI ASIAE, Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam as Sinum Persicum comprehendens.

      1695. Mappa tolemaica della penisola arabica. Si tratta della seconda edizione mercatoriana della mappa, che appare per la prima volta nell'edizione del 1695 della Geographia di Tolomeo curata da Mercator, ed intitolata Gerard Mercator:'Claudii Ptolemaei Tabulae Geographicae Orbis Terrarum'. Incisione su rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Beautiful map of Arabian Peninsula. Thai is the second edition of Mercator's Ptolemaic map of the Middle East, first issued in the 1695 edition of Mercator's Geographia, based upon the works of Claudius Ptolemy. Copper engraving, in very good condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam Tibbetts 39. Al Ankary 262. McMinn 15 480 339

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        Von Gottes gnaden Wir Johann Gottfrid deß heiligen Roemischen Reichs Fuerst Bischoff zu Wuertzburg und Hertzog zu Francken etc. Edikt betreffend die Erbauung eines Zuchthauses in "Unser Fuerstlichen Residentz Statt" mit prächtigem Siegel, eigenhändig von Fürstbischof Johann Gottfrid signiert, Würzburg 1695

      Würzburg: Fürstbischöfliche Kanzlei 1695 - Kupferstich auf rückseitig unbedrucktem Hadern-Bütten, geglättete Mittelfalz, Blattgröße Imperialfolio ca. 31 x 39 cm, unten papiergedecktes Wachssiegel mit prächtigem Abdruck des viergeteilten Wappenschildes des Fürstbischofs, links unten vom Bischof eigenhändig in brauner Tinte signiert "Johann Godfrid mpria" (= manu propria), in der rechten unteren Ecke schwach braunfleckig, ansonsten bemerkenswert gut erhalten, sehr selten und für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar - Der Fürstbischof beklagt "daß der verdambliche Muessigang ein Ursprung vieler abscheulichen Laster / dahero dem Menschen dergestalten schaedlich seye daß dardurch derselbe sowohl in Leibs= als der Seelen verderblichen Stand gesetzet und befiehlt nach "fuersichtigen Berathschlagungen" mit seinen Räten "zu gaentzlicher Außreuttung dieses schaedlich unwesens . gewisse arth Zuchthaeuser zu erbawen . traege Muessigganger so Mann= als WeibsPersonen zu Einen sittlich=Gott wohlgefaelligen Leben und ihnen anstaendige Arbeithen ernstlich angehalten . werden" Es soll deshalb in der "Fuerstlichen Residentz Statt zu einfuehrung solcher ruhmbwuerdigen Policey ein dergleiches Zuchthauß . aufferbawen lassen / in welchem die in unserem Hertzogthumb sich befindende Muessiggaenger / ungehorsame Lasterhaffte unbendige und unzuechtige Personen koennen verwahrlich auffbehalten . werden". Es wird deshalb allen Amtsleuten, Amtverwesern, Kellern, Verwaltern, Vögten und Schultheisen des gesamten Hochstifts befohlen, alle "Lasterhafften untuechtigen traegen und nichtnutzigen Mann=und Weibs=Personen" zu melden und einzuliefern, einschließlich "zur Arbeit taugliche Bettel=leuth" 2100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        1695 1ed Pharmaceutical Collection Penicher Pharmacopeia MEDICINE Remedies Drugs

      Parisiis : Apud Stephanum Michallet, 1695. - 1695 1ed Pharmaceutical Collection Penicher Pharmacopeia MEDICINE Remedies Drugs VERY Rare title with 1 selling at over $1,000 An incredibly rare 1st edition pharmaceutical book on medicine and aspects of a pharmacy. An anthology of the most comprehensive scientists of the era. We find only one other example of this book for sale worldwide! Compare at $1,000! Main author: Ludovico Penicher Title: Collectanea pharmaceutica, sev, Apparatus ad novam pharmacopæam Published: Parisiis : Apud Stephanum Michallet, 1695. Language: Latin Notes & Contents: &#149; 1st edition FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 217 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Parisiis : Apud Stephanum Michallet, 1695. Size: ~10in X 7.5in (25cm x 19cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentarii ad jus municipale Bavaricum. A titulo XXI. usque ad finem. TOMUS III. ORIGINAL EDTION OF 1695. Das dritte von 3 Büchern.

      de Geldern, München 1695 - Die seltene Erstausgabe. (In öff. Biblioth. nur vorhanden in der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz.) 2° (32x21cm), [3] Bl., 920 S., [22] Bl. (So lt. StaBi Berlin komplett). Reichlich blindgeprägter Schweinslederbd. m. 5 echten Büncen, (v orn faltig durch Lederschrumpfung teils von Holzdeckel abjgehoben, hinten fleckig u. m. 3 Fehlstellen im Leder), nach Vorsatz am Buchblock geplatzt, Bindung jedoch sehr fest, umlaufender Grünschnitt, beide Buchklammern (Leder+Metall) vorhanden, die letzten ca. 30 Bl. (der Taxordnung ganz am Ende) knapp beschnitten, sodass die Marginalien grade noch lesbar sind. Papier wellig, Ss. hell u. fast ohne Stockflecken, manchmal m. hellem Wasserrand. Fazit: außen befriedigend, innen gut. +++ BEIGEBUNDEN: ERNEUERTE TAX=ORDNUNG DESS CHUR=FÜRSTENTHUMBS BAYRN vom Jahr 1735, mit eigenem Kupfertitel, (4 nn.), 59 S., 3 S. Register. +++ Wenn Sie mehr Fotos oder Informationen wünschen, klicken Sie bitte auf "Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen". +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Sehr selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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