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        The Family-Dictionary; or, Houshold [sic] Companion: Wherein are Alphabetically laid down Exact Rules and Choice Physical Receipts for The Preservation of Health, Prevention of Sickness, and Curing the several Diseases, Distempers, and Grievances, incident to Men, Women, and Children. Also, Directions for Making Oils... Directions for Cookery... The Way of Making all sorts of Perfumes... English Wines... and Cyder, Mead, Metheglin

      London: Printed for H. Rhodes, 1695.. First edition, 8vo, (viii, 370) pp. Marginal damp stain to the lower corner of the first few gatherings, small piece torn from the corner of the fly leaf, mild marginal browning throughout. Contemporary panelled calf with blind stamped cornerpieces, subtly rebacked retaining the original backstrip, new red morocco label. A London physician, Salmon wrote numerous books on a range of subjects, from art and mathematics to religion, drawing on his "...extensive personal library... there is little evidence that he made any original contribution to medical knowledge..." (DNB). This popular work reached a fourth edition by 1710. Wing H66. Not common, ESTC listing four copies in this country and ten elsewhere.

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        Habit d'Andimion du balet de Triomphe de l'amour.

      Paris Gantrel 1695 - Copper plate engraving. Inscribed in top margin, a very rich impression. from Album des métiers. Dimensions: 310 by 210mm. (12 by 8.25 inches).

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        Histoire de l'admirable Don Guzman d'Alfarache.

      Paris Chez la veuve Marbre Cramoisy 1695 - 3 volumes in-12 (156 x 88 mm) d'un frontispice gravé, 11, 476 pp. pour le vol. I; 460 pp. pour le vol. II; 356 pp. pour le vol. III; maroquin rouge à grains longs, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, fleurons d'angle et large fleuron central doré, dentelle intérieure dorée, tranches dorées (reliure du début du XIXe siècle). Palau, 6749. Édition originale de la traduction de Gabriel Brémond de ce célèbre roman picaresque. L'illustration comprend un frontispice et 16 gravures (6+4+6) sur cuivre. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Kingdom of Ireland

      London: Morden (Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham and John Churchill). Original Map in breathtaking condition. Excellent colouring.. London, Morden (Sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham and John Churchill), 1695. Original hand-coloured engraving. The engraving (the plate) itself 35 cm wide x 42.5 cm high. Mounted: c. 52 cm x 59 cm. Original Map in breathtaking condition. Excellent colouring. Robert Morden (c.1650-1703) was an English bookseller, publisher, and maker of maps and globes. He was among the first successful commercial map makers. Between about 1675 and his death in 1703, he was based under the sign of the Atlas at premises in Cornhill and New Cheapside, London. His cartographical output was large and varied. His best-known maps are those of South Wales, North Wales and the English Counties first published in a new edition of Camden's "Britannia" in 1695, and subsequently reissued in 1722, 1753 and 1772. These maps were based on new information from gentlemen of each county, and were newly engraved. Each had a decorated cartouche, and showed numerous place names. Morden also produced in 1701 a series of smaller county maps often known as Miniature Mordens. In 1695 he published a map of Scotland. It is in parts (e.g. Skye and the Western Isles) essentially a copy of the 1654 map done by Robert Gordon of Straloch, published by Joan Blaeu; other parts show evidence of more accurate cartography. He published a new map of the Tamil homeland, Coylot Wanees Country, in 17th century Ceylon island. He is also known for several very rare early maps of the British colonies in North America, which are now among the earliest and most sought after maps for collectors of old American maps. He also produced a series of miniature maps of the world, which appeared in both playing card format and in a series of atlases, including his Atlas Terrestris and Geography Anatomiz'd, beginning in 1687. (Wikipedia)

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        Fine large portrait engraving by C. Fritzsch after Wahl. Hamburg, 1719

      318 x 236 mm. Vertical crease; upper margin slightly soiled and dampstained outside platemark. In very good condition overall. . "[Neumeister's] importance for music history lies in the nine cycles of cantata texts that he wrote between 1695 and 1742... [His] fame rests on his combination of these two types of text into the newer mixed cantata, which became standard in the 18th century. Although others may have combined these elements earlier, including Count Ernst Ludwig of Meiningen (Küster, 1987), it was NeumeisterÂ’s third cycle – prepared for the court at Eisenach, published in 1711 and set to music by G.P. Telemann – that established the new genre. Bach drew his Neumeister texts (for bwv 18, 24, 28, 59 and 61) from the third and fourth cycles." Kerala J. Snyder in Grove Music Online.

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        The Practick Part of the Law: Shewing the Office of an Attorny, And

      1695. Popular Early Guide to the Daily Practice of English Law G.T., Of Staple Inne. The Practick Part of the Law: Shewing the Office of an Attorny, And a Guide for Solicitors in All the Courts of Westminster, Viz. The Courts of Chancery, Kings-Bench, Common-Pleas and Exchequer, With the Manner of Their Proceedings in Any Action Real, Personal or Mixt, From the Original to the Execution. As Also the Practice of the Courts in the City of London, Courts of Admiralty, Ecclesiastical Courts, And Other Inferiour Courts in the Country. To Which is Added the Exact Table of Fees of All the Said Courts at Westminster as They Were Delivered Into the House of Commons, With the Abstract of the Parchment and Paper Act by Order of the Queen and Council. Carefully Corrected and Enlarged by Several Practisers of the Several Courts. With a New Table of the Principal Matters. London: Printed for the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1695. [viii], 576, [14], [2]; [viii], 116, [4], 24; 16 pp. Three parts, each with title page and individual pagination, second and third parts dated 1694. Third part bears imprint "Printed for Charles Bill, And the Executrix of Tho. Newcomb, Deceased." Includes 2-page and 4-page publisher lists. First page of first and second parts blank. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets along joints, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block, front hinge mended, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing and a few minor scuffs, corners bumped and lightly worn. Moderate toning, browning to third part, faint dampspotting in places. Early struck-through signature to head of first title page, brief early annotations to some sections of text. A handsome copy. * Later edition of a work first published in 1652, one of two issues from 1695. This early guide outlines the daily practice of the law in England. A useful and popular work, it went through several editions, the final appearing in 1724. Our imprint is preferable to the other from 1695 because it has the two parts mentioned in its title page: A Exact Table of Fees and An Abstract of the Act...For Granting to Their Majesties Several Duties upon Vellum, Parchment, And Paper. OCLC locates 6 copies of this edition in North American law libraries (Harvard, Southern Methodist Uni

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      G. Van Keulen, Amsterdam. n.d. but c.1695 - Large hand-coloured copper-engraved sea chart, 20.5 x 23.5 inches. Traces of old fold otherwise the condition is very good with attractive colours and quality paper. An attractive and decorative sea chart of the English Channel centred on the Varne sand banks, with the coast of Kent from South Foreland to Rye and the French coast from Calais to just south of Boulogne. Navigational features on the land are marked - churches, castles and lighthouses etc. The sand banks are marked complete with sea depths, safe anchorage etc., rhumb lines and compass rose and an attractive cartouche. A rare chart produced by the successful Van Keulen firm. Their charts are scarce in England as the English were frequently at war with the Dutch during the heyday of their production. JOHANNES VAN KEULEN 1654-1711 - GERARD VAN KEULEN 1678-c.1727 The Dutch produced a remarkable number of enterprising and prolific map and chart makers but not even the Blaeu and Jansson establishments could rival the vigour of the van Keulen family whose business was founded in 1680 and continued under their name until 1823 The firm was founded by Johannes van Keulen who was registered as a bookseller in Amsterdam in 1678. In 1680 he published the first part of his Zee Atlas which, over the years, was expanded to 5 volumes and continued in one form or another until 1734. More ambitious and with a far longer and more complicated life was his book of sea charts, the Zee-Fakkel, published in 1681-82 Although the firm was founded by Johannes van Keulen, he was primarily a publisher; it was his son, Gerard, a talented engraver and mathematician, Hydrographer to the East India Company, who became the mainspring of the business, which not only published charts but also books on every aspect of geography, navigation and nautical matters. The title of the map is in lower case script and for some reason the engraver inverted the 'u' in Gradually so that it reads Gradnally PRINTS/MAPS SEA CHARTS PRINTS/MAPS

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        Camden?s Britannia, Newly Translated into English: With Large Additions and Improvements. Published by Edmund Gibson, of Queens-College in Oxford

      London: Printed by F. Collins. for A. Swalle, at the Unicorn at the West-end of St. Paul?s Church-yard; and A. & J. Churchil, at the Black Swan in Pater-noster-Row, 1695. . Folio, ?2, A2, a-g2, B- N4, O2, A-Z4, Aa-Pp4, *Qq-*Zz4, *Aaa-*Fff4, **Ggg2, *Hhh4, **Hhh2, *Iii4, Kkk4-Mmm4, Nnn2-Zzz2, Aaaa2-Nnnn2, a-l2. All 50 folding maps present on stubs with generally crisp impressions. Text in two columns, each column paginated. (4, frontis, titlepage), (2, dedication), (6, preface to reader), (11, Life of Camden), (5, Mr. Camden?s Preface], (5, A Catalogue of Some Books and Treatises), (2, Antoninus?s Itinerary Through Britain), (1, The General Heads of the Introduction and Counties of England), i-cxcv, 1-696, 699-876, [2, Scotland, Ireland and the British Islands title page; General Heads in Scotland, Ireland, and the Islands] [881-882] 883-1056, 1055-1116 [1, blank] [18, Annals of Ireland], [26, Index], (4, blanks) pp. Contemporary speckled calf, central panel with cat?s paw design surrounded by fillet, stippled and pallet borders in blind; corners of boards show expert repair as do a couple of other areas on the front cover. Joints likewise with expert reinforcement (not surprising given the size of this volume). Backstrip on 6 raised bands mended at foot and crown, designs in each compartment stamped in gilt now faded; red-morocco label lettered in gilt. Bottom edges of boards also with the expectable occasional repair. Fore edge of top cover with a couple of very old bruises. Bookplate of Sir Timothy Waldo on front pastedown; both front and rear show some paste action. *Eee3 torn with loss at extreme lower-right corner nowhere near the text. The map of Gloucestershire shows a little bit of spotting, mostly outside the engraving; the map of Northumberland shows repair at fold; other leaves with some spotting or discoloration but withal nothing but expectable signs of use and age. First Gibson translation. An exceptionally clean, large-paper copy, rarely found in a contemporary binding. Camden?s Britannia, which took nearly ten years to research and compose, was an immensely popular and successful book -- first published in Latin in 1586, ?by 1623 it had been reprinted half-a-dozen times and was already twice its original size. It was reprinted for the last time to date expanded into four enormous folio volumes as late as 1806-1842? (PMM 101). The authors continue that ?if Camden was not the first English historian, topographer and antiquarian, he was certainly the first to relate the three studies... [with] the long tradition of accurate and co-ordinated antiquarian study in Great Britain is almost entirely due to Camden.? In his preface, Gibson writes that ?The maps are all new engrav?d, either according to surveys never before publish?d, or according to such as have been made and printed since Saxton and Speed. And that nothing might be wanting to render to render them as complete and accurate as might be, this whole business was committed to Mr. Robert Morden... who took care to revise them, to see the slips of the Engraver mended, and the corrections duly inserted. Upon the whole we need not scruple to affirm that they are by much the fairest and most correct of any that have appeared.? PMM 101. Chubb 113. ESTC R12882. Wing C359.

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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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        Commission 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, 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 BL + Harvard). Two related documents of some rarity. The Commission> or Letter Patent, dated 10th September 1695, is not recorded by ESTC nor OCLC and there is no copy in BL. And we have not found it elsewhere (but see further notes below). Not in Wing. The Names of the Lords> is Wing N139, with the only copy located by Wing and ESTC being at the Bodleian. (A later printing, Wing N139aA dated 1699, is located at BL only). The Commission> of 10th September 1695 revoked the original Commission of 12 March 1694 (i.e. 1695). (Wing W.2312 has it as 12 March 1695 (i.e. 1696) which is surely wrong). Greenwich Royal Hospital was built by Wren, Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor on the site of the old royal palace at Greenwich after a charter had been granted by William and Mary in 1695 to found a hospital for seamen who had been injured or grown old in the service of the crown, as Chelsea Hospital had been instituted for soldiers by Charles II. Christopher Wren designed the hospital and John Evelyn was appointed treasurer. The foundation stone was laid on 30th June 1696, but it was not until 1706 that the first 42 Pensioners took up residence. The 1695 Commission names the Commissioners, these including many of those in high office in both the city of London itself and, more widely, in both church and state. Among them were Sir Josiah Child, Sir Robert Clayton, John Cary, John Evelyn (father and son), John Flamsteed, Sir John Houblon, Dr. Robert Hooke, John Locke, Samuel Pepys, Sir William Trumbull, Sir Christopher Wren, and many others hardly less distinguished. The case for the hospital was based on a mixture of national defence, economic ambition and human philanthropy. 'Whereas we are extreamly desirous that the trade, navigation and naval strength of this our Realm of England ... should by all proper means be promoted and advanced: and whereas we are perswaded that nothing will more effectually contribute thereto, than the endeavouring, by due and fitting encouragements, to encrease the number of English seamen, as well for the strengthening of Our Navy Royal, and better performing the naval services of us, our heirs and successors, as for the supplying and carrying on the occasions and business of our merchants, and other our loving subjects, interested in trade, commerce, fishing, plantation, discovery, and other affairs relating to navigation ... and nothing is more likely to continue this their ancient reputation, and to invite greater numbers of our subjects to betake themselves to the sea, than the making some competent provision, that seamen, who by age, wounds or other accidents, shall become disabled for further service at sea, and shall not be in a condition to maintain themselves comfortably, may not fall under hardships and miseries, but may be supported at the publick charge; and that the children of such disabled seamen, and also the widows and children of such seamen as shall happen to be slain in sea-service, may in some reasonable manner be provided for and educated ...'.

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      A Paris chez Jean Boudot 1695, In - 4 relié plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs trés orné. 10 pages pour la préface + 6 pages pour la table + 600 pages pour le texte avec le privilége. Mors du 1° plat fendu en partie supérieure néanmoins solide, petit manque de cuir à la coiffe, coins un peu émoussés. Trés bon exemplaire pour cet ouvrage rare, en édition originale.

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        Pictura loquens EDITION ORIGINALE

      Amstelaedami (Amsterdam): Ex officina Hadriani Schoonebeek., 1695. Fine. Ex officina Hadriani Schoonebeek., Amstelaedami (Amsterdam) 1695, In-12 (9x16cm), relié. - Original edition, rare, illustrated with a frontispiece and 61 figures. Binding in full brown sheepskin. Spine with nerves, roulette tail and head. As an exhibit in red morocco. Three corners bumped. Good copy, a nice freshness. The book contains two pages a literary extract and its interpretation by Smids, and a figure depicting a mythological episode Schoonebeek (Alcestis, Hercules, Medea, Oedipus ...). The latter was a pupil of Romain de Hooghe whose influence is clearly visible. The book is one of the jewels of baroque illustrated book with La Fontaine by Romain de Hooghe. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, illustrée d'un frontispice et de 61 figures. Reliure en pleine basane brune. Dos à nerfs orné, roulette en queue et tête. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Trois coins émoussés. Bon exemplaire, d'une belle fraîcheur. L'ouvrage rassemble sur deux pages un extrait littéraire et son interprétation par Smids, et une figure illustrant un épisode mythologique par Schoonebeek (Alceste, Hercule, Médée, Œdipe...). Ce dernier fut l'élève de Romain de Hooghe dont l'influence est clairement visible. L'ouvrage constitue l'un des fleurons du livre baroque illustré avec le La Fontaine par Romain de Hooghe.

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        Partie du Palatinat du Rhein, le duche de Wirtenberg, les marquisats de Bade et de Durlac, les evesches de Worms et de Spire et le comte de Linange (Altkolorierter Kupferstich)

      Paris, chez l'auteur, 1695.. 49x66cm Karte hinter Passepartout auf Pappe, seitlich hinter Passepartout etwas angerändert, unten kl. Einriss, mit sichtbarer etwas schräg verlaufender Mittelfalte, sonst gutes fleckfreies Exemplar. Palatinat du Rhin, Duche de Wurtemberg, Marquisat de Durlach, Marquisat de Bade, Eveche de Worms, Eveche de Spire, Comte de Linange, Balliage de Bretten, Alsace, Balliage de Heidelberg, Balliage de Neustat, Balliage de Mosbach, Comte de Holach, Marquisat Dohnspach, Evesche de Wurtbourg, Baronie de Limpurg, Comte de Oeting, Comte de Rechberg, Comte de Lowenstein, Stuttgard //// Pfalz, Württemberg, Durlach, Baden, Worms, Speyer, Bretten, Elsaß, Heidelberg, Neustadt a.d. Weinstraße, Mosbach, Würzburg, Limburg, Löwenstein, Stuttgart ///////// SEHR SELTEN //////////// Alexis Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712) followed Nicholas Sanson (1600-1667) and his descendants in ushering in the great age of French Cartography in the late 17th and 18th centuries. After the fire that destroyed the preeminent Blaeu firm in 1672, the publishing center of the cartographic world gradually transitioned from Amsterdam to Paris. It was published in Paris by Jean-Claude Dezauche. Hubert Jaillot who was trained as a sculptor, married the daughter of the owner of a lucrtative map & print publishing enterprise, Nicholas Berey and inherited the business upon his death. When Nicholas Sanson, the premier French cartographer of the day, died, Jaillot negotiated with his heirs to republish much of Sanson's work with little modification to the originals. Jaillot's maps were particularly beautiful with their elaborate and meaningful allegorical cartouches and other decorative elements. In 1686 Jaillot was awarded the title of Geographe du Roi. His most famous works include the "Atlas Nouveau - 1674" and "Atlas Francais - 1695"

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        Utrum Pentateuchus a Samaritano Sacerdote sit Conscriptus (Q. D. B. V., [?] Adversus Auctorem Judicii de Richardi Simonii Historia V. T. Critica, publice different Praeses M. Sebastian Ezradus, & Respondens Hermannus Pfingsten, Buxtehuda Bremensis. Ad diem Dec. Anno MDCXCV.)

      Literis Schrödterianis, Acad. Typ (Schrödter), Vitembergae (Wittenberg) 1695 - First edition. Papered spine. (4º) A1-B4.; (16) p. Sebastian Edzardi (1673-1736) was a German philosopher, theologian and Lutheran missionary. Studied philosophy and theology at the Wittenberg University and became a professor of logic and metaphysics at the Academic Gymnasium of Hamburg. He was a zealous Lutheran and his hatred of Reformed engaged him in long and violent controversies. He also aided his brother Georg Elieser in his efforts for the conversion of the Jews. Edzardi wrote numerous polemical writings, this is one of them, against Richard Simon (1638-1712; French priest, biblical critic) and his work "Histoire critique du Vieux Testament" (Paris, 1678). Upper edge artistically restored. In good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ISTORIA DELLA RIVOLUZIONE DEL REGNO DI SIAM ACCADUTA L'ANNO 1688. E dello stato presente dell'Indie.

      Nelle stampe dell'Agnelli. Milán, 1695 - . 15,5 cm (12º). Trad. Casimiro Frescot. [12], 384 pág. (sign. [cruz latina]8, A-Q12). Frisos y capitulares xilográficas. Falto de las 10 pág. de índice (pág. 385-394), pero texto completo. Enc. en pergamino. Ligera señal de óxido. Cerco de antigua humedad en las primeras hojas. *Rara obra dedicada a la revolución siamesa de 1688 en el reino Ayutthaya (actual Tailandia) que llevó a la expulsión del rei Narai. El jesuita Marcel Le Blanc (1653-1693) había sido expulsado de Siam y regresó a Europa en 1690 junto a algunos oficiales militares franceses para llevar noticias de primera mano del desastre. En 1692 dio a conocer su obra, pero el censor aplazó la publicación a causa de ciertas referencias a las maquinaciones de los jesuitas en Siam durante el conflicto (así lo sostienen Donald F. Lach y Edwin J. Van Kley en el vol. III de "Asia in the making of Europe", Chicago, 1993). Italia, Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico ICCU\TO0E\141776. Siam, Tailandia, revolución siamesa siglo XVII, asia, jesuitas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Psalmorum Davidicorum analysis, in qua aperte cernitur singulis in Psalmis ordinem esse admirabilem: adiungitur commentarius amplissimus, in quo non tantum sensus literales, sed omnes etiam mystici exponuntur [...]. Adduntur loci communes, de omnibus prope materiis moralibus, non solum ad conciones; sed etiam ad honestam conversationem: allatis diversarum nationum non paucis historiis [...]. 6 Bände.

      Köln, Johann Wilhelm Friessem, 1695-1698.. Fol. Mit einem gest. Frontispiz. Titelbll. in Rot u. Schwarz m. großen Holzschn.-Vignetten (bzw. die erste in Kupferstich). Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten bzw. -Initialen im Text. 26 Bll., 1358 Sp., 8 Bll.; 6 Bll., 1570 Sp., 10 Bll. (das letzte weiß); 6 Bll., 1696 Sp., 6 Bll.; 5 Bll., 1748 (2) Sp., 5 Bll.; 5 Bll., 1534 Sp., 5 Bll. (das letzte weiß); 5 Bll., 1706 Sp., 5 Bll. (das letzte weiß), Schweinsldr.-Bde. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln a. 5 Bünden m. reicher Blindprägung, handschriftl. Rückentiteln, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. 2 Schließen.. Vollständig u. einheitlich zeitgenössisch gebunden wie vorliegend selten. - Die vorderen Innendeckeln jeweils mit einem zeitgen. gest. Wappenexlibris (ca. 14,2 x 10,5 cm) des 1743 verstorbenen Johann Ernst von Ortenhofen, der von 1697-1743 Probst in Pöllau war (vgl. ausführlich u. mit Abbildung: Karl F. Stock. Steirische Exlibris gestern und heute, S. 242). - Die schönen Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innendeckeln sowie die ersten u. letzten Bll. mit vereinzelt stärkeren Wurmspuren (tlw. mit etw. Bild- bzw. Buchstabenverlust). Wenige Bll. mit kl. Randläsuren. Durchg. gebräunt u. stock- bzw. braunfleckig. - VD17, 23:297767B, 12:120958H, 12:120962U, 12:120965S, 12:120967G u. 12:120970L; vgl. De Backer/S. I, 1536, 20.

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        Leben Antichristi. Oder Außführliche / gründliche und Historische Beschreibung Von den zukünfftigen Dingen der Welt.

      - Allwo auß Göttlicher Schrifft / H. Vättern / und andern bewährten Scribenten / die gantze Histori vom Leben / Wunderwercken und Tod Antichristi und seines Vorläuffers erklärt und erzehlet wird. Es ist auch allhie der H. Propheten Henochs und Elia Wandel / Marter und Himmelfahrt außführlich beschrieben / und gründlich erwiesen. Anjetzo von neuem übersehen / corrigirt und verbessert: wie auch durch einen sonderbaren Zusatz vom Judischen Messia ergrössert [.] Der vierdte Truck. Durch P. F. Dionysius von Lützemburg Capuciner-Ordens / der Rheinischen Provintz Prediger [.]. (4. Aufl.). Franckfurt am Mayn, In Verlegung Johann Melchior Bencard, 1695. 7 Bll., 447 S., 1 Bl., mit 1 Textholzschnitt, 8°, Neues Halbleinen Rosenthal 2751 (zur Ausg. Wien 1716): "Selten" - Einige Kapitelüberschriften: Wie viele Jahre die Welt in allem stehen werde; Vom ersten Zeichen des annahenden Antichrists; Vom Jahr der Geburt Antichristi; Von der Loßlassung aller Teuffeln; Von der Geburt, Beschneidung u. Namen Antichristi; Vom Vorlauffer Antichristi; Von den Kriegen Antichristi; Von der Lehr Antichristi; Von den Antichristlichen Glaubens-Artickeln; Von den zehen Geboten Antichristi; Von Talmud; Von der Zaubery Antichristi; Vom Brand-Zeichen Anti-Christi; Von den Strafen der Antichristianern; Vom Tod Gogs u. Magogs; Wie lang die Verfolgung Antichristi dauren werde; Von vielen Judischen Mesiassen; Von den Zeichen des Judischen Messiä; Von der Nacht, in welcher sich der Messias wird offenbaren; Wie der Messias die Juden erlösen werde; Vom Gastmahl des Messiä / Vom glücklichen Zustand der Juden. - Da der Autor davon ausgeht, dass die Juden den Antichristen für ihren erwarteten Messias halten, ist das ganze Werk bis zum letzten Kapitel mit einem deutlichen Antisemitismus durchsetzt: "[.] kanst du Christlicher Leser gnugsam abnehmen / wie daß der Erdboden keine blindere und verstocktere Menschen / als die Juden trage. Ihr gantzer Glaub ist nicht auff Moysen / sondern auff lauter Fabulen und Satzungen der Rabbiner gegründet." (S.445: Anmerckung. "Von der Juden Glückseligkeit.") - Buchblock durchgehend etwas gebräunt; einige Seiten leicht fleckig; wenige kl. Randläsuren u. Eselsohren, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Befestigungsplan; darunter Gesamtansicht ('Plan van Duynkercken - Profil van Duynkercken - Plan en Profil van Duynkerken').

      - Kupferstich aus Relationis Historicae b. Latomi Erben in Frankfurt, 1695, 32 x 39,5 Zeigt einen Befestigungsplan und eine Gesamtansicht der französischen Hafenstadt Dunkerque. - Sehr seltener Einblattdruck! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Jus feciale divinum sive de consensu et dissensu protestantium exercitatio posthuma.

      Lübeck [probably false], 1695. 8vo. (4),+ 384 pp. Slight spotting, small worm holes in margin. Modern marbled paper binding. VD17 12:108735Q. Two supplements were published, sometimes found together. First edition of this postumously published work by Samuel Pufendorf (1632-94) on the reunification of protestants in Europe. "Jus feciale divinum" sets forth Pufendorf's basis for the reunion of the Lutheran and Calvinist confessions. It can be seen as a complement to his view of toleration discussed in "De habitu religionis christianae ad vitam civilem", published in 1687. In both these late works Pufendorf examines the best way to secure peaceful co-existence of different confessions in a state. However, reconciliation between Protestants and Catholics is declared to be impossible. A second edition, augmented with an index, was published in 1716

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        A pattern of a well-constituted and well-governed hospital

      London: Richard Baldwin, 1695. [Le Jeune de Boulencourt.] A pattern of a well-constituted and well-governed hospital: Or, a brief description of the building, and full relation of the establishment, constitution, discipline, oeconomy and administration of the government of the Royal Hospital of the Invalids, near Paris. Partly translated from a large book printed some years ago in French; and partly extracted out of some other manuscript relations never before published. Translated by James Fraser. 8vo. [12], xix, 170, [10], [4, adverts.]pp. Folding engraved plate. London: Richard Baldwin, 1695. 157 x 99 mm. Sprinkled calf ca. 1695, rebacked. Tears in plate repaired, minor worming in gutter margins of several leaves, but very good. 19th century armorial bookplate. Rare First Edition of this English translation of Le Jeune de Boulencourt?s Déscription générale de l?Hostel royal des Invalides (1683). The original French edition, a magnificent and expensive folio volume, documented the construction and management of the Hôtel des Invalides, the pioneering hospital and retirement home commissioned in 1670 by Louis XIV for the treatment and housing of wounded and indigent veterans. The design of Les Invalides strongly influenced the construction of similar institutional buildings in England, including the Chelsea Hospital (est. 1682), designed by Christopher Wren, and the Royal Naval Hospital at Greenwich (est. 1695), the work of Wren and his pupil John Hawksmoor. It was the founding of the latter hospital that prompted Fraser?s anonymously published English translation of Le Jeune?s Déscription générale, which made the substance of the French work available at a far more reasonable price. Construction of the Royal Naval Hospital began in 1696, so it is more than likely that Fraser?s translation served as a reference for the hospital?s builders. This book is rare, with OCLC noting only four copies in the United States (NY Acad. Med., U. Rochester, Huntington Lib., UCLA).

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        RECUEIL DES FIGURES, GROUPES, THERMES, FONTAINES, VASES, STATUES, ET AUTRES ORNEMENS DE VERSAILLES. Tels Qu'ils Se Voyent A Present Dans Le Chateau & Parc. Gravé D'Après Les Originaux.

      Thomassin was sent by Colbert to study in Rome for four years before returning to France in 1680 and becoming court engraver to Louis XIV. Among his first projects after his return was to draw and publish illustrations of all the sculpture, ancient and modern, used to decorate the palace and gardens at Versailles. The first edition of this work appeared in Paris in 1694. It was quickly reissued, in the edition offered here, by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam. This Dutch edition includes the same text and plates, but adds a folding engraved plan of the gardens of Versailles and a translation of the text into Latin, Italian and Dutch. The plates depict not only the statuary, but also the fountains, hermae and vases distributed throughout the gardens. A rare second Paris edition with 26 additional plates was published in the same year as the first, but that edition also appeared without the garden plan. Ganay 37; Berlin Cat 4212. Small 4to (19.1 x 13.8 cm); 59 + (1) + (1) + (1) pp. + engraved title, 228 engraved plates, and a folding plan (49.5 x 32.5 cm). Contemporary full calf, rubbed; minor worming in rear joint and back board, not affecting text, but generally a well preserved copy.

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      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Petrum Vander Aa, 1695. [32], 402, [14], 214pp, [12]; [6], 409-980pp, [68]. Full speckled calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, volume label to third, remaining panels with a triple fillet border, lozenge shaped centre piece and leaf corner pieces in gilt and gilt roll to board edges. Spine ends chipped with loss, lacking head bands, outer joints split but holding well, corners bumped and worn, scrape with loss to leather on lower cover of volume two. Internally some light dust staining, but generally fairly clean, bottom corner missing of Ii4 (not affecting text), and (X4) is absent, but the catchword is correct. In the second volume Cccc is missing bottom corner (not affecting text). With ten full-page engravings in Juvenal, and two in Persius. Title in red and black, previous owners' (Falle) book plate to front pastedowns. This is a reprint of the 1685 Utrecht edition, expanded with a new frontispiece (Dibdin), Brunet calls it 'tres-estimee'. Brunet III:631. Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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        A Free Discourse against Customary Swearing. And a Dissuasive from Cursing.

      . Published by John Williams. London: Printed by R.R. for Thomas Cockerill 1695. [16] + 131 + [1] + 30 + [4] pp. Bound in nice contemporary full panelled leather with inner ornamental border, all edges gilt. Weakly browning, hinges weak. * Bishop of Chichester states that the manuscript was given to him by the Earl of Cork and Sir Henry Ashurst, Boyle's executors, and (though apparently not in Boyle's own handwriting) that it bore internal evidence of having been written in the year 1647.<br>Fulton 197..

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        Descrizzione delle imagini dipinte da Rafaelle [Rafaello] d'Urbino nelle camere del Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano; La favola di Amore e Psiche

      Gio. Giacomo Komarek Boëmo, 1695, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good Plus, Presumed First Edition, Illustrated By: d'Urbino, RafaelleSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Several variant spellings abound for the artist's name. Two volumes bound as one, with continuous pagination. Descrizzione delle imagini dipinte da Rafaelle d'Urbino....; La favola di Amore e Psiche dipinta da Rafaelle d'Urbino, Bellori, Giovanni Pietro (c.1636-1700), artista d'Urbino, G.G. Komarek, Rome 1695. Descrizione delle imagini dipinte nelle camere del Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano. di Gio. Pietro Bellori alla Santita di Nostro Signore Papa Innocenzo Duodecimo. Small folio size, 12.5 x 8.75 inches [31 x 22 cm]. Later three-quarter vellum, with red morocco title label on spine, and with red marbled paper hardboards. Covers have moderate rubbing and superficial edge wear. The vellum is impressively clean. The red morocco label reads "Bellori Stanze di Raffael [sic]" and is almost certainly from the original binding of 1695. Two small repaired tears to the title page. Significant foxing to the preliminaries. Hand laid paper. Note that the engraved frontispiece portrait of Raphael by Carlo Maratti is missing. Else very good internally and externally. Present are 4 engraved headpieces, 2 tailpieces and 4 historiated initials, engraved arms of Innocent X, the dedicatee, on title. Divisional title reads: La Favola di Amore, e Psiche Dipinta da Rafaelle, and with a dedication to Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (p. 64 on verso) apparently tipped in between signatures H and I. Discusses the artist Raphael (1483-1520). The Vatican City Library has a virtually identical copy. With gratitude to Hugh Pagan for the following description of the text: "First edition of the Roman scholar G.P. Bellori's admirably thorough description of the famous series of paintings by Raphael in the papal apartments in the Vatican Palace. It also provides a full description of Raphael's paintings for the loggia of Psyche in the Villa Farnesina, and an interesting account of the restoration by G .F. Rossi, under the supervision of Carlo Maratta, of Annibale Caracci's cycle of frescoes in the gallery of the Palazzo Farnese. The last eight pages print the speech which Bellori delivered at the annual prize-giving ceremony of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome in 1677, celebrating the esteem in which artists such as Giotto, Gentile Bellini, Titian and Rubens were held by kings or popes." Cicognara 3369.

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        Genehoa, Jaloffi, et Sierra Liones Regna. - Prostant Amsteldami apud Petrum Schenk, et Gerardum Valk. C.P.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Petrus Schenk & Gerard Valk in Amsterdam, um 1695, 41,5 x 50 Vgl. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, S. 713, Nr. 8710:1. - Die Seekarte zeigt die Küste von Senegal bis Serra Leone. Mittig The Gambia mit dem Flußlauf Gambia bis zur Mündung in den Atlantik. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - Oben links Dedikation an Hadriano Pauw von Petrus Schenk. - Im Alantik Segelschiffe u. Windrose. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Epistolae Beati Pauli apostoli notis illustratae cum VII. Canonicis & Apocalypsi B. Joannis pari methodo expositis.

      Nully, Paris, Rouen 1695 - ( Herausgeber ermittelt bzw. auf dem Titelblatt von alter Hand handschriftlich vermerkt. In lateinischer Sprache ) 1 Blatt, 455 Seiten, 30 n.n. Blätter, 3 gestochene Karten auf einem ausfaltbaren Blatt, Oldr mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken und Rückenschildchen *Novum Testam* mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt sowie marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren, 8° ( 17 x 10 cm ). Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Kapitale des schmalen Einbandrückens beschädigt. Innen einige Seiten gering fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Psalmorum Davidicorum analysis, in qua aperte cernitur singulis in Psalmis ordinem esse admirabilem: adiungitur commentarius amplissimus, in quo non tantum sensus literales, sed omnes etiam mystici exponuntur. Adduntur loci communes, de omnibus prope materiis moralibus, non solum ad conciones; sed etiam ad honestam conversationem: allatis diversarum nationum non paucis historijs.

      Apud Friessem,, Coloniae Agrippinae, 1695 - Sei volumi di cm. 34,5, pp. 4.000 ca. complessive. Antiporta figurata al primo volume e frontespizi in rosso con una grande vignetta centrale incisa. Solida legatura coeva in pelle di scrofa interamente decorata a secco, dorsi a nervi e fermagli di chiusura metallici (tutti intatti). Esemplare con carta a tratti brunite, peraltro in legatura monastica assai fresca e ben conservata.

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        Nouvelle relation, contenant les voyages de Thomas Gage dans la Nouvelle Espagne, ses diverses avantures; & son retour par la province de Nicaragua, jusques à la Havane; avec la description de la ville de Mexique tell qu'elle estoit autrefoils, & comme elle est à present; ensemble une description exacte des terres & provinces que possedent les Espagnols en toute l'Amérique, de la forme de leur gouvernement ecclesiastique & politique, de leur commerce, de leurs moeurs, & de celles des Criolles, des Metifs, des Mulatres, des Indiens, & des Negres

      Amsterdam: Paul Marret, 1695. Later edition in French (first published in Paris, 1676; the work first published in English in London, 1648). 12mo. 2 volumes bound as one: (24), 200, 178; (14), 318 pp. Extra engraved title pages to each volume, 16 folding maps and plates. Sabin 26304. Hill 665 (for the 1648 edition): "[1625 to 1637] Gage spent in Central America, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama. He lived for some years among the Indians, and, on occasion, acted as parish priest or professor of philosophy. His book, published after his return, caused a great sensation, for it was the first to give the world a description of the vast regions from which all foreigners had been jealously excluded by the Spanish authorities. The work was translated into French, Dutch, and German, but its purpose was to urge the English to seize the Spanish territories in the New World." Near contemporary calf (rubbed), spine with elaborate blind-stamped decoration, vellum spine label, all edges sprinkled red. Very good. (1361)

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        H"chstf&#129;rtreflichstes Chiromantisch- und Physiognomisches Klee-Blat/ Bestehend aus drey herrlichen Tractaten Und zwar erstlich Des Kunst-ber&#129;hmtesten Ronphyle Hand-Wahrsagung; Zum andern: Niclas Spadons Schauplatz der Curiosit&#132;ten; Und dann drittens D.D. Johann Sigmund Eltzholtzens Anthropometrie oder Meá-Kunst des Menschlichen C"rpers/ Welchen wegen Gleichheit der Materie Dominici de Rubeis Physiognomische Tafeln/ Cardani Metoposcopie und Melampus von den M&#132;hlern des menschlichen C"rpers miteingeruckt etc. Alles aus dem Frantz"sischen/ Itali&#132;nischen/ Lateinischen und Griechischen getreulich &#129;bersetzt/ auch mit darzu geh"rigen Kupffern gezieret/ und den curi"sen Liebhabern er"ffnet und gewiedmet/ Durch J. G. D. T.

      N&#129;rnberg Johann Zieger ; 1695 - EA; ca 17x11 cm; (28) 112 Seiten, (2) Seiten 3-208, (2) Seiten 3-550 [so korrekt] mit gest. Frontispiz und 20 Kupfertafeln; Ledereinband d. Zt. (etwas bestoáen, Schlieáb&#132;nder fehlen, Stempel auf Frontispizr&#129;ckseite, hinterer fliegender Vorsatz fehlt, teils gebr&#132;unt oder braunfleckig, 1 Blatt mit kleinem Randeinriá, 1 Blatt mit etwas ungeschickt geklebtem Einriá [dort etwas Text &#129;berklebt]; insgesamt gutes Exemplar) Sehr seltene Zusammenstellung von 3 Abhandlungen zur Handlesekunst, Physiognomie und Proportionslehre des menschlichen K"rpers (und den daraus ablesbaren Eigenschaften). Jeder Teil mit eigenem Titelblatt, sowie eigenes Titelblatt und Frontispiz f&#129;r das Gesamtwerk. Einzeln sind die Teile nicht erschienen. 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Dictionnaire hermétique contenant l'explication des termes, fables, énigmes, emblèmes et manières de parler des vrais philosophes, accompagné de deux traités singuliers utiles aux Curieux de l'Art, par un amateur de la Science. Suivi de: Traité philosophique de la triple préparation de l'or et de l'argent par Gaston Le Doux, dit De Claves, amateur de véritez hermétiques.

      P., Laurent d'Houry, 1695, in 12, de 6ff-216pp. et 119pp., pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. usée. Ouvrage extrêmement rare, inconnu de Hoefer et de Ferguson. C'est un dictionnaire basé sur une courte liste établie par Salmon mais élaboré ensuite et considérablement développé par "un amateur de la Science". Lenglet-Dufresnoy en parle en bien dans son Histoire de la philosophie hermétique. Ce dictionnaire est ici suivi d'un Traité philosophique de la triple préparation de l'or et de l'argent de Gaston Le Doux, dit de Claves, et d'un autre traité à la page 49: De la droite et vraie manière de produire la pierre philosophique, ou le sel argentifique & aurifique. ¶ Duveen p.528 décrit un exemplaire sans les deux traités qui suivent - Caillet 9857 - Guaïta 949: "Ouvrage presque introuvable... (les) 2 traités ayant un titre spécial et une pagination séparée manquent souvent". - Ouvaroff 568, sans les deux traités - Dorbon n°4378.

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        Schediasma de curiosis huius seculi inventis, quorum accuratiori cultui facem praetulit antiquitas.,

      Kiel, Johann Sebastian Riechel, 1695. - Erstausgabe dieses äußerst seltenen Werkes über Entdeckungen und Erfindungen berühmter Gelehrter, u.a. über Alchemie, Astronomie, Geographie, Luftfahrt, Mathematik, Medizin, Physik, Technik usw. - Mit einigen kurzen deutschsprachigen Passagen. - Der evang. Theologe u. Philosoph Georg Pasch (1661-1707) studierte Theologie und Philosophie in Wittenberg, erwarb 1684 den Magistergrad und habilitierte sich 1686. Anschließend unternahm er Studienreisen durch Deutschland, Holland, Frankreich und England und ging 1689 als Prof. der Moralphilosophie nach Kiel. 1701 übernahm er hier auch die Professur für Logik und Metaphysik, später zudem die für praktische Theologie. - Späterer Besitzvermerk in Bleistift a. Titel. Durchg. etw. stockfleckig u. tlw. min. wasserrandig. - VD17 12:130450Y; Poggendorff II, 370 (&#132;Darin unter anderem auch von der Luftschiffahrt"); ADB XXV, 192; Ferchl-M. 395; Jöcher III, 1275. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 8 Bll., 342 (recte 352) S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plan des Études de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne Depuis l&#146;année 1695 dans laquelle il a fini la 13e année de son age jusqu&#146;à l&#146;année 1700 qu&#146;il aura 18 ans.

      ?Versailles: 1695 - manuscript in ink on paper in a secretarial hand, with one correction in another hand, minor foxing, outer leaves (self-wrappers) a little soiled, ink splash on upper cover, ff. [20, the last blank], 4to, stitched with a single blue silk ribbon making one entry towards the top and tied around, good &#145;The Duc de Beauvilliers, who had been the first to test in his own family the value of [Fénelon&#146;s] "Traité de l'education des filles", was in 1689 named governor of the grandchildren of Louis XIV. He hastened to secure Fénelon as tutor to the eldest of these princes, the Duke of Burgundy. It was a most important post, seeing that the formation of the future King of France lay in his hands; but it was not without great difficulties, owing to the violent, haughty character of the pupil. Fénelon brought to his task a whole-hearted zeal and devotion. Everything . was made to serve in the taming of this impetuous spirit . With the same object in view, he wrote his "Fables" and his "Dialogues des Morts", but especially his "Télémaque", in which work, under the guise of pleasant fiction, he taught the young prince lessons of self-control, and all the duties required by his exalted position. The results of this training were wonderful. The historian Saint-Simon, as a rule hostile to Fénelon, says: "De cet abîme sortit un prince, affable, doux, modéré, humain, patient, humble, tout appliqué à ses devoirs" . About 1695 every one who came in contact with the prince was in admiration at the change in him&#146; (Catholic Encyclopedia).This Plan dates from 1695 and epitomises the last stage of the Duke&#146;s education. It is formidable. There are three subject headings: Religion, Science, and History - Science comprehending everything not included in the other two, science proper (mathematics), moral philosophy, economics, jurisprudence, &c. The books to be used are specified for each topic. The last subject for Sciences for 1696 is &#145;parcourir les principes de Descartes.&#146; The sequence of the subjects under which history is to be undertaken is interesting, year by year as follows: England, Germany, Spain, the Orient - Arabs or other Muslims, &c - France. Altogether a fascinating and illuminating document.&#145;In saving the life of Fenelon, suppose at the moment when he was conceiving the project of his immortal Telemachus, I should be promoting the benefit of thousands who have been cured by the perusal of it of some error, vice and consequent unhappines&#146; (Godwin, Enquiry p. 41).

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        Notitia Monastica: Or A Short History of The Religious Houses In England And Wales

      Printed at the Theatre - . Hardcover. Published 1695. Bound in contemporary panelled-calf. A little rubbed around the extremities but a good copy. The first edition is extremely rare. First edition copy. . . . . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schediasma de curiosis huius seculi inventis, quorum accuratiori cultui facem praetulit antiquitas.

      Kiel, Johann Sebastian Riechel, 1695.. 8°. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 8 Bll., 342 (recte 352) S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd.. Erstausgabe dieses äußerst seltenen Werkes über Entdeckungen und Erfindungen berühmter Gelehrter, u.a. über Alchemie, Astronomie, Geographie, Luftfahrt, Mathematik, Medizin, Physik, Technik usw. - Mit einigen kurzen deutschsprachigen Passagen. - Der evang. Theologe u. Philosoph Georg Pasch (1661-1707) studierte Theologie und Philosophie in Wittenberg, erwarb 1684 den Magistergrad und habilitierte sich 1686. Anschließend unternahm er Studienreisen durch Deutschland, Holland, Frankreich und England und ging 1689 als Prof. der Moralphilosophie nach Kiel. 1701 übernahm er hier auch die Professur für Logik und Metaphysik, später zudem die für praktische Theologie. - Späterer Besitzvermerk in Bleistift a. Titel. Durchg. etw. stockfleckig u. tlw. min. wasserrandig. - VD17 12:130450Y; Poggendorff II, 370 ("Darin unter anderem auch von der Luftschiffahrt"); ADB XXV, 192; Ferchl-M. 395; Jöcher III, 1275.

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        [GLORIOUS REVOLUTION. ABDICATION OF JAMES II]. The debate at large, between the House of Lords and House of Commons, at the free conference, held in the Painted Chamber, in the session of the convention, anno 1688. Relating to the word, Abdicated, and the vacancy of the throne, in the Common's vote

      London: Printed for J. Wickins; and to be sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1695. FIRST EDITION. Very sympathetic half calf antique, marbled boards, red morocco label gilt, compartments gilt with small tools. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Octavo. COLLATION: A-B4 C-F8 G-Q4, COMPLETE. [2], 19-176 pp. FIRST EDITION of these important Parliamentary debates, providing original and valuable documentation of the constitutional crisis that ensued during the Glorious Revolution of 1688. Ours appears to be the only copy currently on the market. James II of England (a.k.a. James VII of Scotland), while fleeing to France, dropped the Great Seal of the Realm into the Thames. In Parliament the question was discussed whether he had forfeited the throne or had abdicated. The present volume offers detailed arguments for the both, but ultimately the latter designation was agreed upon, and in a full assembly of the Lords and Commons, it was resolved in spite of James's protest "that King James II having endeavored to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of this kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant." The Scottish parliament pronounced a decree of forfeiture and deposition. In our copy the imprint reads "and to be sold" (in another issue the imprint reads "and sold"). References: Wing (2nd ed.) E1288A. ESTC R14958. Provenance: the Sunderland copy (sale of the Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana, Puttick & Simpson, 1882, Fourth Portion, lot 9338) -- subsequently in the now-defunct Theological Institute of Connecticut (with blindstamps).

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        Landschaft mit den Töchtern Cecrops.

      - Radierung, 1695, auf Bütten. 29,6:40,2 cm. Provenienz: Mit Tilgungstempel der Großherzogl. Graph. Sammlung, Schwerin, Lugt 2273. Literatur: Bartsch 25; Hollstein 25, I. Aus der Serie der &#132;Klassischen Landschaften". &#150; Hervorragender, gleichmäßiger Abdruck mit viel Grat, etwas Plattenschmutz im Rand, mit ca. 1 cm breitem Rand um die Plattenkante. Vertikale Mittelfalte geglättet, dort etwas vergilbt. Aelbert Meyeringh, Sohn und Schüler des Malers und Kunsthändlers Frederik Meyeringh (1608-1669), weilte 1672-1687 gemeinsam mit J. Glauber (1646 &#150; um 1726) in Italien. Er malte und radierte Landschaften, die sich an N. Poussin (1594-1665) und G. Dughet (1615-1675) orientieren.

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        Recueil des Figures, Groupes, Thermes, Fontaines, Vases, Statues, et Autre Ornemens de Versailles. Tels Qu'ils se Voyent à Present dans Le Chateua & Parc. Gravée d'Apres Les Originaux Par Simon Thomassin, Graveur du Roy

      Chez Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam 1695 - 59pp, + 218 engraved plates. Engraved frontispiece and 218 copper engraved plates and fold out plan. Text in French. Language: eng VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Fold out plan with some tears

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        Recueil des Figures, Groupes, Thermes, Fontaines, Vases, Statues, et Autre Ornemens de Versailles. Tels Qu'ils se Voyent à Present dans Le Chateua & Parc. Gravée d'Apres Les Originaux Par Simon Thomassin, Graveur du Roy

      Amsterdam: Chez Pierre Mortier. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Fold out plan with some tears. 1695. [Second Edition]. Suede cover. 200mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 59pp, + 218 engraved plates. Engraved frontispiece and 218 copper engraved plates and fold out plan. Text in French. .

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      London Awnsham and John Churchil 1695 - First Edition. Folio (320 x 205mm), in contemporary full speckled calf, the boards with a central panel design featuring a roll tooled frame in blind using a design of tulips and with large floral cornerpieces in blind, the spine with richly gilt paneled and lined compartments between raised bands, one compartment with a red morocco lettering label and with multiple rules in gilt. [xx], 296. A very pleasing, fresh, crisp and unpressed copy in a handsome period binding. The binding very attractive and well preserved with just light aging or evidence of shelving at the extremities, hinges tight and strong, a couple of joints with just light cracks. FIRST EDITION OF SIR RICHARD BLACKMORE&#146;S EPIC POEM OF THE ARTHURIAN LEGEND. Blackmore was the personal physician to both William III and to Queen Anne, but these important duties did not stop him from being a prolific and popular writer. The author says this work, arguably his best, was written "for the greatest part in coffee-houses" during what free time and precious moments of leisure his career permitted him. The poem begins with Arthur returning to England to claim his throne after the Saxon overthrow of Uther. It tells of Lucifer&#146;s attempt to defeat Arthur&#146;s purpose and serves like an analysis of the development of Christianity in Northern Europe. The final telling of the combat between Tollo and Arthur for the hand of Ethelina, and thus the control of the Kingdom is highly climactic. The work found a great admirer in Dr. Johnson who replied to John Dennis&#146; biting criticism of it with by stating that Dennis was "more tedious and disgusting than the work he condemns." Johnson would later write a "Life of Blackmore". The work won the equal admiration of John Locke. Blackmore found a large audience with this poem, enough so that the second and third editions were all done within this same year. See DNB [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New Map of the English Empire in America viz Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jarsey, New England, Newfoundland, New France &c

      Sold by Robt. Morden at the Atlas in Cornhill / And by Christopher Brown at ye Globe/ near the Westend of St. Pauls/ Church: London, London 1695 - Copper-engraved map by John Harris. Inset map of the Atlantic Ocean and smaller inset of Boston Harbour. A rare and important map of the American colonies, in the scarce first state. This is in effect a propaganda map, compiled during King William's War (1689-97). Morden shows the English American colonies thrusting westward, at the expense of the rival French claims. In addition to the Midwest, much of Canada is shown as English. The English colonies along the Atlantic Seaboard are carefully delineated according to English sources, but Canada, the Mississippi Valley, and the Great Lakes are based on French sources, including the maps of Dablon (1672) and Thevenot (1681). Morden still preserves Lederer's configuration (1672) in his depiction of the interior of the Southeast. At lower right is a large inset map of the North Atlantic, the vital life line between Britain and its American empire. Just above is the title piece crowned by the Royal Arms, and an inset map of Boston Harbor based on Thomas Pound's A New Mapp of New England from Cape Codd to Cape Sables (1691). The engraver, John Harris was one of the most accomplished members of his profession working in England. The insets are surrounded by decorative acanthus brackets and supports in the arabesque style, a signature motif of the artist. A second state was published in 1719 with the imprint of John Senex. Degrees of Latitude , pp. 358-360; Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography" 20a, in Tooley, The Mapping of America ; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps , 695; Cumming, The Southeast in Early Maps , 119; Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p. 564.

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        Les Amours d'Abailard & d'Heloïse [bound with 6 first and early French editions of their Letters; see below]

      Amsterdam: Chez Pierre Chayer, 1695. Second edition of Alluis (first printed in 1675), and, except for the first letter from Héloise to Abelard (second ed.), first edition of the "translations" (see below). [12], 126, [2, blank] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Early calf. Edges and corners rubbed, rebacked in the 19th century; lower jo;int cracked. Bookplates of CLEMENT SHORTER and OTTO OREN FISHER. Minor stains scattered throughout. The Incredibly Rare, Highly Influential and Entirely Spurious Letters of Heloise and Abelard William Levitan, in his recent translation ABELARD & HELOISE. THE LETTERS OF ... discusses the printing history of these letters, pointing put that although they are almost entirely "impostures" and have little to do with the original Latin from which they purportedly derive, they nonetheless "came to have a decisive role in how Abelard and Heloise were understood for well over a hundred years. John Hughes' English translation of these into English became the standard in the English-speaking world, and even as late as 1940 editions of the English versions appeared. Alexander Pope based his famous "Eloisa to Abelard" on Hughes translation Jacques Alluis' account of the tragic, legendary love affair between Peter Abelard - the preminent scholastic theologian of his day - and Heloise, his brilliant pupil, was first printed in 1675. In 1695 publisher Pierre Chayer began to issue separately the three letters to Abelard from Héloïse, and the three to Héloïse from Abelard; of the six, only the first letter had been printed before (in 1693 by Chayer); he also reprinted Jacques Alluis' account of the tragic affair in uniform format, with separate title-pages and pagination. Their correspondence is, or purports to be, one of the great series of love letters in the Western world, and although Chayer issued a collected edition later in the same year with a new preface from the printer, this is a bound collection of the separate parts as they first appeared in French. Each bears the imprint of Pierre Chayer, Amsterdam, 1695. Unless otherwise noted they are firsts. They are as follows, in the order of binding; 1.) Lettre d'Héloïse à Abailard. [12]-47 pp. Barbier II, 1136f; OCLC 465189673 (2 copies - none in America). First published by Chayer in 1693. This letter, unlike the 5 others, has every appearance of being authentic, and follows closely (allowing for idiomatic and stylistic differences) the English version of Levitan. 2.) Réponse d'Abailard à la lettre d'Héloïse. 48 pp. OCLC: 491517699 3.) Lettre seconde d'Heloise à Abailard. 40 pp. OCLC: 67759473 [Variant title ("Seconde lettre ...") and pagination (30pp.)] 4.) Lettre troisième d'Heloise à Abailard. 36 pp. OCLC: 67759475 5.) Nouvelle reponse d'Abailard a Heloise. Lettre dernière. 35 [1, blank] pp. OCLC: 456735680 (2 copies) 6.) Histoire des infortunes d'Abailard. Lettre d'Abailard à Philinthe. 48 pp. The translations of the letters (from the original Latin, first published 1616) with their editorial prefaces have been attributed (BN & Barbier) to Nicolas Remond Des Cours.

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        Etat general de l'Empire Otoman, depuis sa fondation jusqu'a present. Et l'abregé des vies des empereurs.

      Paris, Pierre Herissant, 1695. - 4 vols. (24), 484, (28) pp. (4), 470, (18) pp. (4), 599, (1), 89 (1) pp. (40), 411, (5) pp. With a total of 2 engr. frontispieces (in vols. 1 and 4). Original French calf with giltstamped spine. Encompassing study of the Ottoman Empire in the late 17th century, at a time when its power in Europe was waning, but it remained a force to be reckoned with. Rare, especially when including the 4th volume ("Suite de l'Etat general de l'Empire otoman [.] Quatrieme tome") which contains accounts of the state of the Greek, Armenian and Maronite churches in the Ottoman Empire. "According to the Gennadius Library, this was translated by Petis de la Croix and edited by La Croix. In fact the privilege is ceded to La Croix, former secretary of the French embassy at Constantinople. It seems likely that there must be a family connection between the two, although the original family of Petis de la Croix was Petis, not La Croix" (Atabey). - Binding slightly rubbed, but on the whole in good condition. The Atabey copy (3 volumes only) commanded £15,000 at Sotheby's in 2002 (lot 646). Atabey 651. OCLC 470426837. Not in Blackmer or Cobham-Jeffrey.

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        Miscellany Poems Containing a New Translation of Virgills Eclogues, Ovid's Love elegies, Odes of Horace, and Other Authors; with several Original Poems [bound with:] Sylvae: or, the Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at the Judge's-head in Chancery-Lane near Fleet-street, 1695. First editions. Engraved frontispiece to first volume. Miscellany Poems: [8], pp. 1-162, 165- 328, 92 pp (lacking leaf M2, ad, andf final leaf x1, Catalogue)); Sylvae: [40], 168, 353-494, [1] pp. (lacking final leaf x1, errata). 1 vols. 8vo. Full contemporary black panelled calf gilt-bordered panels and cornerpieces; neatly rebacked, later endpapers. Ex libris of Graham Pollard and Ian Jack. A major Dryden collection, containing 26 pieces by him (including MacFlecnoe and Absalom & Achitophel), of which only 8 had been previously printed, according to MacDonald. Despite the missing ad leaf in part I and the errata leaf in part II, this is a lovely copy in a contemporary binding, with an impressive provenance.

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