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        The Athenian Gazette: or Causistical Mercury, Resolving All the Most Nice and Curious Questions Proposed by the Ingenious

      London: John Dunton, 1696. Volumes I-XIX (of XX) with volume titles. No. 25 in vol. XVII lacking. Folio. Contemporary Cambridge calf. Rebacked, heavy foxing and toning, some pages cropped. Volumes I-XIX (of XX) with volume titles. No. 25 in vol. XVII lacking. Folio. Swift's First Appearance in Print. A long run of The Athenian Gazette, containing Jonathan Swift's first appearance in print. His "Ode to the Anthenian Society" with a prefatory letter of 14 February 1791 from Moor Park appears on pages 1-6 of the supplement to the fifth volume. Both the poem and letter are signed in print, unusual for Swift who rarely acknowledged his works. Swift addresses his poem to the Athenian Society, an anonymous club of learned men, whose members are now known to have included the Gazette's publisher John Dunton, Samuel Wesley (father of John and Charles), and Richard Sault. The Gazette printed answers to questions sent in by its readers. "Through twelve diffuse stanzas, composed in nine days, Swift congratulates the nameless subjects of his adoration (actually a bookseller [John Dunton] and some hack assistants) upon their great part in reviving learning after the wars of 1688-91 ... while he is delighted by their skill in refining philosophy ... he reproves them for their compliments to women, which have turned the heads of the female sex" (Ehrenpreis, Swift I, p. 115). According to Dr. Johnson's apocryphal anecdote, this was the poem that lead Dryden to observe, "Cousin Swift, you will never be a poet." [Bound after:] [GILDON, Charles]. The History of the Athenian Society, for the Resolving All Nice and Curious Questions ... [iv], 36 pp., lacking frontispiece. London: James Dowley, [1692]. Heavy foxing, some headlines shaved. Teerink 467; Rothschild 825

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        [Perrault, Charles] Les Hommes Illustres Qui ont Paru en France

      Paris: Chez Antoine Dezallier, 1696-1700. First edition. Two volumes. Large folios. Contemporary full calf over boards, seven raised bands with one one morocco label and the rest ornately gilt. Volume one: 100pp., 3ff., including table; Volume two: [2ff.], 102p., [1f.], with various mispaginations owing to placement of portraits. A portrait of Perrault, and 202 portraits engraved in intaglio by Edelinck, Lubin, Van Schuppen and Duflos, including the two censored portraits of Arnauld and Pascal. First edition of this famous work, a wonderful copy with scuffing to calf covers, internally clean and bright. With contemporary owner inscriptions on both leaves opposite title pages: "Henry and Jane Birkbeck, April, 1820."

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        Les Hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siècle. 2 vol. With 107 copper engravings, of which 104 plates

      Charles PERRAULT: Les Hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siècle. Avec leurs portraits au naturel. 2 volumes. With 107 copper engravings, of which 104 plates, showing an allegoric frontispiece (after Bonet) and 103 portraits engraved by Gérard Edelinck, Jacques Lubin et al. incorporating captions and in parts armorials, as well as publisher's device (repeated) . Paris: Antoine Dezallier 1696 and 1700. Crown Folio (39:27 cm (binding), 38:26 cm (block) [8 not numb. leafs (index, front., title page, portrait of Perrault, preface)], [51 not numb. plates, p. 1-102; [2 not numb. leafs (title page, preface)], [50+2 (suppl.) not numb. plates], p. 1-102 Fully grained mid 19th century morocco over cardboard, thread-stitched on 5 raised bands, boards with gilt stamped filets, spines with ornamental gilt stamped title printing, red cut on all sides and multicolour marbled end papers. Well preserved copy of the 1st printing of this Who's Who of 17th century France, edited by Perrault, an influential figure in the French literary scene and leader of the „Moderns" during their quarrel against the „Ancients". All personalities are pictured with precise engravings by Gérard Edelinck, Jacques Lubin et al. after drawings and paintings by a number or artists. Starting with the omnipotent Cardinal Richelieu, there are to be found e.g. Colbert, Corneille, Descartes, Molière and Racine, as well as Blaise Pascal. His and D'Arnaulds portraits, due to censorship lacking in later print-runs, are well conserved in this copy of the 1st, as well as the engravings of their substitutes Thomassin and Du Fresne, bound in without the correspondent texts as supplements of vol. 2. Corners and margins of binding in parts worn, boards minimally scratched, inside in parts slightly finger-stained and minimally foxy, otherwise well preserved copy of this illustrious print on high quality mould paper. Former owner's („FvH") little stamp on frontispiece and title pages. Provenance: Eduard Böcking, renown German liberal historian and jurist, with his engraved bookplate, dated by hand („1848"), tipped-on front board verso of vol. 1. Böcking also contributed the hand-written index which a total of 105 names, mentioning also Charles de La Porte and Maximilien de Béthune that are actually not included. Calot, L'Art du livre en France, 110; Lipperheide Fb25; Rahir, La Bibliothèque de l'amateur, 579

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        Miscellanies . . . Collected by J. Aubrey, Esq

      London: Printed for Edward Castle, 1696, 1696. First edition. Wing A-4188; NCBEL II, 1682. Bound a little tightly; edges slightly rubbed; some scattered foxing; very good copy, and uncommon thus.. 8vo, contemporary calf rebacked, maroon leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Five woodcuts in the text. Lacking the front blank (A1). The only book by John Aubrey (1626-1697) printed in his lifetime, a compilation of entertaining anecdotes which he styled "A Collection of Hermitic Philosophy." It contains anecdotes on numerous subjects: Omens, dreams, apparitions, voices, impulses, marvels, magic, transportation by invisible powers, glances of love and envy, etc., interspersed with autobiographical details about the author. It was a popular work, though considered by many an eccentric one. There were later editions in 1721 and 1784, and Scott refers to it in his novel The Antiquary. "The Miscellanies make a pleasant bedside book, which the passing of two hundred and fifty years has not made dull," Anthony Powell, John Aubrey and His Friends (1963). Aubrey's famous Lives of Eminent Men (later Brief Lives) was not published until 1813.

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        Discourses Useful for the Vain Modish Ladies and their Gallants..

      1696. Vain Modish Ladies Shannon, Francis Boyle, Viscount [1623-1699]. Discourses Useful for the Vain Modish Ladies and their Gallants Under these Following Heads, Viz I. Of Some of the Common Ways Many Vertuous Women Take to Lose their Reputation, &c. II. Of Meer Beauty-Love, &c. III. Of Young Mens Folly in Adoring Young Handsom Ladies, &c. IV. Of the Power Womens Beauty Exercises Over Most Young Men. V. Of the Inconstancy of Most Ladies, Especially Such as are Cry'd-up Beauties, &c. VI. Of Marriage, and of Wives who Usurp a Governing Power Over their Husbands. VII. Of the Inequality of Many Marriages, With the Sad End that Usually Attend Such Matches. VIII. Against Maids Marrying for Meer Love, &c. IX. Against Keeping of Misses XI. Of the Folly of Such Women as Think to Shew Their Wit By Censuring of Their Neighbours. XII. Of the French Fashions and Dresses, &c. XIII. Of Wordly Praises Which All Ladies Love to Receive, but Few Strive to Deserve. XIV. Useful Advices to the Vain Modish Ladies, for the Well-Regulating Their Beauty and Lives. [London]: Printed for J. Taylor, At the Ship in S. Paul's Church-Yard, 1696. [xx], 60, 199, [1] pp. Each discourse has caption title; register and pagination begin anew with the third discourse. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary mottled calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, hinges mended. A few minor nicks, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, early inkstains to rear free endpaper. A handsome, well-preserved copy of a rare title. $3,500. * Only edition, one of two issues from 1696. Boyle was a privy councillor of Ireland and held the office of governor of County Cork. He was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert Killigrew and sister of the dramatist Thomas Killigrew. His wife had a daughter by Charles II, Charlotte Jemima Fitzroy [ca. 1650-1684]. Counting both issues, OCLC locates 10 copies worldwide. English Short-Title Catalogue R222490.

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        1. Ling. 2. Homelyn. 3 Allon fish. 4. Anchovies. 5. Cole Whiting. 6. Skate. 7. Sea Crab. 8. Cray fish?- 17. Baccha, Pupblished by John Boydell, London

      Artist: Vandergucht Gerard ( - 1776) London; issued in: London; date: ca 1736 1696 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 39,5 x53,5; - description: Representation of a fish platter. This beautiful view shows 17 different fishes with crabs, lobster and shrimps.

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        DE OFFICIIS ITEM CATO MAIOR VEL DE SENECTUTE, LAELIUS, VEL DE AMICITIA PARADOXA

      VENEZIA: APUD ANTONIJ TIVANI, 1696. RILEGATO. BUONO. 8 14. USATO

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        IO. ANDR. DANZII MEDAKDEK, SIVE, LITERATOR EBRAEO-CHALDAEUS [BOUND WITH] MANUDUCTIO, UIAM OSTENDENS COMPENDIOSAM AD EBRAEAE LINGUAE [BOUND WITH] RABBINISMUS ENUCLEATUS, QUOAD EA, QUAE EBRAEO-CHALDAEIS [BOUND WITH] ADITUS SYRIAE RECLUSUS [4 TITLES BOUND TOGETHER]

      Jenae (Jena) : Bielckius. 1696 [AND] 1702 [AND. Hardcover. 1696; 1702; 1699; 1700. Period vellum boards. 8vo. 501, 28, 361, 118, 92 pages. 17 cm. In Latin with Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac. Johann Andreas Danz's (1654-1727) work on Hebrew grammar is a critical part of the larger canon of research on the Hebrew language. Danz attempted to perfect the study of Hebrew language and many of the terminologies that are used, even now, are attributed to him. However, at the time of writing, Danz inadvertently made the study of Hebrew grammar much more difficult than he had hoped. This work was the work that helped him create a name for himself, especially through his ideas of Hebrew antiquities. SUBJECTS: Hebrew language -- Grammar. Aramaic language -- Grammar. OCLC lists 13 copies worldwide. Some period-era writing on the title page. Previous owner's stamps on notes page and title page. Internally Very Good Condition. Some wear to boards. Overall Very Good Condition. (HEB-52-3) .

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        A Voyage to Suratt in the Year 1689 Giving a large Account of that City and its Inhabitants and of the English Factory there Likewise a Description of Madeira St Jago St Helena Johanna Bombay the City of Muscatt and its Inhabitants in Arabia Felix Mocha and other Maritine towns upon the Red Sea the Cape of good Hope and the Island of Ascention

      First edition. With two folding engraved plates & a folding table. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gilt, rebacked, armorial stamp to both boards; extremities slightly worn, a few minor stains to the boards, one plate with tear repaired. A few small marginal stains to the first dozen leaves, interior very clean and fresh otherwise. [xvi], 606pp. London, pr. for Jacob Tonson,

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        An Abridgment of Manwood's Forrest Laws, And of All the Acts of...

      1696. London, 1696. First edition. A Digest of Manwood for Hunters and Fisherman Manwood, John [d.1610]. [Cox, Nicholas (fl. 1673-1731), Editor]. An Abridgment of Manwood's Forrest Laws: And of All the Acts of Parliament Made Since, Which Relate to Hunting, Hawking, Fishing, Or Fowling. London: Printed for Nath. Rolls, 1696. [ii], 101 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Recent period-style paneled calf, gilt title and blind rules to spine, endpapers renewed, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing to extremities with negligible light wear to spine ends. Title page printed within ruled border. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves. Small bookseller's label on verso of front free endpaper, Henry Sotheran Ltd. A nice copy. $750. * First edition. A member of Lincoln's Inn, a barrister, gamekeeper of Waltham Forest and a justice of the New Forest, Manwood was a leading authority on forest law. First published in 1598, his Treatise and Discourse of the Lawes of the Forrest was a standard text into the twentieth century. Cox's Abridgment was issued in two forms: as a section in the fourth edition of his treatise The Gentleman's Recreation, In Four Parts; (Viz.) Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing (1697) and as an independent work. Later editions of the Abridgment were published in 1705 and 1721. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 12 copies of the first edition, 4 in North American law libraries (UC-Davis, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, Yale). Wing, Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America M553. English Short-Title Catalogue R2155.

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        Two proposals, humbly offer'd to the Honourable House of Commons, now assembled in Parliament. I. That a duty be laid on malt, in the stead of the present duty on beer and ale; and likewise, that the several engagements that Revenue lies under, be transferr'd on that of malt. II. That a duty be laid on malt, and the present duty on beer and ale be continued. To which is annex'd an Accompt, what in all probability the frauds of brewers do amount to, and wherein such frauds are prejudicial to the King, to the Subject, and to the Trade itself: likewise by what means such grievances are most properly redress'd.

      London printed in the year 1696 - 4to, (2) + 26pp, old burnhole in leaf A3 affecting one word on verso, recently well bound in old style quarter calf gilt. A very good copy. First edition: the Lauderdale copy.> Wing B.5742. Goldsmiths 3258. Kress 1940. Massie 1358. Burnaby gives eight reasons why a malt tax would be just, profitable, efficient and speedy. Thus his first reason was that, 'Such a tax will be less than usually taxes are, by reason every person will pay proportionable in the price of malt. The more universal any tax is, it is to be supposed . to be the more equal; and I presume, no person will deny that such a tax will prove so universal, that not any person will escape paying his proportion according to his consumption, ergo, no person can complain; who consumes little, will have but little to pay'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La France ruinée sous le règne de Louis XIV. Par qui & comment. Avec les moyens de la rétablir en peu de temps.

      Cologne [Hollande], Pierre Marteau 1696 - in-12, [214] pp. mal chiffrées 212 (il y a 2 ff. différents chiffrés 119-120) et un f. n.ch. de table des chapitres, basane brune mouchetée, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Traces de mouillures et d'humidité en fin de volume mais bon exemplaire. Deuxième sortie très rare sous ce titre pour l'année 1696, laquelle ne comporte normalement ni le frontispice ni la carte gravée par Nicolas de Fer que l'on a dans la première sortie, mais a en revanche une table des chapitres. Rappelons qu'il aurait existé une sortie de 1695, signalée par les contemporains, mais qu'aucun exemplaire n'est parvenu jusqu'à nous. En fait et sous un autre titre, il s'agit fondamentalement du même ouvrage que le "Testament politique de M. de Vauban" ou encore du "Détail de la France" (1695), dont une édition abrégée comporte d'ailleurs notre titre comme développement. Mais cette édition est infiniment moins courante que les deux autres versions, et elle ne comprend de toutes façons que le quart de la matière donnée dans le Détail. L'on sait l'importance capitale de ce texte dans le contexte économique difficile de la fin du règne de Louis XIV : sans écho aucun dans les milieux officiels dont il heurtait frontalement les intérêts (traitants, intendants, ministres), il connut cependant un succès de lecture prodigieux tant à la Cour qu'à la ville, et les éditions se multiplièrent. Cf. Barbier II, 503. Pierre de Boisguilbert et la naissance de l'économie politique (INED, 1966), I, p. 485.

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        1696 Pope Gregory XIII Corpus Juris Canon LAW Inquisition Gregory IX Decretals

      Coloniae Munatianae : Impensis Emanuelis & Joh. Georgii Konig, 1696. - 1696 Pope Gregory XIII Corpus Juris Canon LAW Inquisition Gregory IX Decretals “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” Erasmus A huge late 17th-century printing of ‘Corpus Juris Canonici’ by Johannes Paulus Lancelottus. This work deals with the Ecclesiastical and Catholic law and papal decrees during the papacy of Pope Gregory XIII, Gregory IX, and Boniface VIII. Each of these popes is remembered for monumental events during the course of Catholic history including: • Gregory XIII commissioning the Gregorian calendar as the accepted calendar • Boniface VIII declaring the spiritual and temporal power were solely under the pope’s jurisdiction • Gregory IX’s canonic law ‘Decretals’ – which is found in all editions of ‘Corpus Juris Canonici’, including this 1696 edition. Item number: #1177 Price: $750 LANCELOTTUS, Johannes Paulus Corpus juris Canonici emendatum et notis illustratum ; Gregorii XIII . jussu editum ; Indicibus titulorum et canonum amnium nova methodo concinnatis, et appendice Paulli Lancelloti perusini adauctum: cujus partes in dicat aversa pagina ; Acc. novissime loci communes uberrimi . Itemque liber 7 decretalium novis aliquot constitutionibus auctus. Ed. haec postrema summa fide et diligentia . Coloniae Munatianae : Impensis Emanuelis & Joh. Georgii Konig, 1696. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 1278, 754, [4], 406, [3], 158 + [ca. 600p index] • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Language: Latin • Provenance: o from the library of a Jewish book collector in Prague – Guido Kisch • Size: ~9.5in X 7.5in X 3.75in (24cm x 19cm x 9.5cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1177 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage to Suratt in the Year, 1689. Giving a large Account of that City, and its Inhabitants, and of the English Factory there. Likewise a Description of Madeira, St. Jago. St. Helena, Johanna, Bombay, the City of Muscatt, and its Inhabitants in Arabia Felix, Mocha, and other Maritine towns upon the Red-Sea, the Cape of good Hope, and the Island of Ascention.

      1696 - First edition. With two folding engraved plates & a folding table. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gilt, rebacked, armorial stamp to both boards; extremities slightly worn, a few minor stains to the boards, one plate with tear repaired. A few small marginal stains to the first dozen leaves, interior very clean and fresh otherwise. [xvi], 606pp. London, pr. for Jacob Tonson, From the library of the noted collector Philip Gosse, with his label to the front pastedown. In 1689, Ovington (1653-1731) sailed for India as chaplain on an East India Company ship. He landed at Bombay in May of that year but, despite staying for several months, decided against becoming the chaplain there (primarily due to the climate, which he thought unsuitable to Europeans). He then moved to Surat, which he found more agreeable and thus took up the chaplaincy; a position he kept for two and a half years. This work, which he no doubt conceived during his lengthy stay in Surat, presented new and highly valuable first-hand observations on the port city and other parts of western India. It also includes a detailed account of the city of Muscat: ?This part of Arabia, because of its pleasantness and fertility . has obtain'd the name Hyaman, which signifies Happy.? Present-day scholarship argues that this section (on the Arabian Peninsula), along with the section on the Great Mogul and his court, are ?not based on firsthand observations? (Lach & Van Kley, vol.III, p.579) and are therefore possibly unreliable descriptions gleaned from other texts. Appended are four treatises from other sources: an account of the succession crisis in Golconda, a description of Arkan and Pegu, a list of Indian coins, and a treatise on silkworms. Mendelssohn II, 131; Wing, 0701. Literature:Donald F. Lach & Edwin J. Van Kley. Asia in the Making of Europe. University of Chicago, 1998. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Armorial Général de France. Recueil officiel. 1696-1709.

      No place, no name, no year (19th century). 4 vols. Folio. Red half linen with marbled boards and gold decorated spine with title sheld, shields worn. Bookblock loosening from the spine. Ca. 4000 pag. Exlibris Comte du Morant. No illustrations. Countless names with their blazons, ordered per Département. H219.

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        The Works of the Famous and Worthy Knight

      Galasgow - Robert Sanders, 1696 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The poetical works of Sir David Lindesay (c 1490- c1555). A scarce edition of this work in a pocket sized format. The entire text of this work is in blackletter. ESTC states that there are two contents leaves to the rear, this copy is lacking those and ends at page 264. Closely cut to page 25, with the catchword therefore illegible. The title page spells the author's name as Lindesay, although through time there have been many other spellings including Lindsay and Lyndsay. Sir David Lindsay was a Scottish poet and Lyon king of arms. The Lyon King of Arms was the highest heraldic office. His poetry reflects the spirit of the Renaissance, specifically as a makar. Of Lindsay's poems, he gained a great reputation for his writings. His longer poems represent the range of his literary talent. Lindsay's writings are regarded to be the first literary expression in Scotland of the Renaissance. Works to this volume include 'Of the Monarchie', 'Of the Papingo' and 'To The King's Grace'. Of The Papyngo is written in a familiar medieval manner. It is a tract full of admonition to the court and clergy. Lindsay is also famous for producing a Scottish roll of arms known as The Lindsay of the Mount Roll. This roll contains 400 Scottish coats of arms and forms the basis of the official Scots heraldic registry in use today. Condition: In a full morocco binding with ornate gilt stamping to the spine and to the boards. Externally, smart with light rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Priorcatalogue information on this work is pasted to the front pastedown and to therecto of front free endpaper. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age toned. Occasional spots to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Palazzi di Roma. [1696-1702], 2 parts in one volume, 105 engraved plates (including titles) [WITH] Insignium Romae templorum prospectus exteriores interioresque a celebrioribus architectis inventi, 1684, 72 engraved plates (including title) [BOUND WITH] isegni di vari altari e cappelle nelle chiese di Roma con le loro facciate fianchi piante e misure de piu celebri architetti. [c.1713], engraved title by Pietro Antonio de Pitri after Ciro Ferri and 49 engraved plates showing plans, sections and elevations.

      Rome de' Rossi -1702; 1684; n.d. circa 1713 1696 - 2 vol. bound together. Large folio (c. 49.5 x 36 cm). 18th-century Roman mottled brown calf richly tooled in gold to a rococo design with curling leaf tools, fan-shaped tools, flowers, palmettes and fleurons, spines gilt in compartments with a large rose tool; German library label in each volume on front paste-down, a little light dampstaining, going into the top of image of vol. 2, just into the blank upper margin of vol. 1. Superb examples of the art of the bookbinder. These volumes have bindings almost identical to those found on similar de' Rossi plate books, indicating that they were most likely made for the publisher; for example, see the Franklin Kissner Collection of Books on Rome, Christie's, 3 October 1990, lot 447. De' Rossi was one of the leading publishers of architectural works on Rome in the late XVII century. As well as buying up existing copperplates from other publishers and the heirs of artists, he also commissioned new engravings by artists such as Castiglione, Bartoli, and Aquila. De' Rossi not only documents the classical architecture of Rome from the renaissance onwards, but also groups them by building type. The lack of text puts the images in pride of place and the choice of images constitutes the sole editorial contribution of the author and publisher. BAL RIBA 1057, 2845 & 2844; 2nd work: Millard Italian, 112; 3rd work: Berlin Catalogue 2673 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Espagne distingueé en tous ses Royaumes, Principautes ....

      1696. Carta geografica della Spagna e del Portogallo, raffigurante le divisioni in reami e principati con confini in coloritura coeva. La carta è arricchita da due bei cartigli. Piega centrale editoriale, altre pieghe

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        Nemesis Romano Austriaco Tyrolensis. Das ist: Kurtze: doch gründtliche Unterweisung, Wie Ain, dem Richterlichen Ambt obligender Nachforschungs, oder Inquisitions-Process,... mit Rechtlicher Ordnung zu Prothocoll zu bringen, vnd zu vollführen seye Deme Die Erklärung deß Bann: vnd Achts, auch Anklags-Proceß ... mit einem vollkommenen Register der Titlen, vnd deren Innhalt beygesetzt worden. Allen vnd jeden, mit Erörterung der Criminal-Sachen beladenen Obrigkeiten, verhoffentlich zu Erleuchterung dero Mühe, vnd rechtmässiger fürderlicher Verfahrung, denen armen Gefangenen aber zu Schutz vnd Schirmung gantz nutzlich vnd gedeulich.

      Innsbruck: Wagner 1696. Ldr. d. Zt. ohne Rückenprägung Gr.8°, 9 Bll., 343 S.; 3 Bll., 402 S., 9 Bll., mit 2 gestoch Frontispiz, 2 Teile in 1 Band, Dr. Johann Christoph Frölich von Frölichsburg. Advokat und Landrichter zu Rattenberg. Professer der Institutionen, des bürgerlichen und Lehensrechtes in Innsbruck. Tirolischer Kanzler, Rektor der Universität Innsbruck, etc. etc. - Das zweite Frontispiz ist, anstatt zu Beginn des zweiten Teiles, im ersten Teil zwischen den Seiten 44 und 45 eingeklebt. Der Einband insbes. an den Kapitalen mit kleineren Fehlstellen. Das erste Frontispiz ein wenig randlädiert. Insgesamt sehr sauberes, fast fleckenfreies Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Rechtsgeschichte, Tirol,

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        Opere spirituali della santa madre Teresa di Giesu'

      Antonio Tiuani 1696 - italiano

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        Agri Patavini Inscriptiones sacrae, et prophanae F. Jacobi Salomoni cura, impendio et sedulitate collectae. Quibus accedunt vulgatae Anno 1654 a Jacobo Philippo Tomasino Episcopo Aemoniensi Asteriscis signatae et praeter Antiquorum Monumenta, quae apud Scardeonium et Equitem Sertorium Urlatum leguntur, plura alia recenter inventa recensentur. Additis Historicis ac Topographicis adnotationibus, Italico Idiomate in Incolarum gratiam, quibus, Antiquitatum Patavinarum multa obscuritate suffusa illustrantur

      Ex Typographia Seminarii, 1696. Una tavola ripiegata incisa in rame con la cartina del territorio introduce questa importante opera di descrizione del territorio di Padova: per ogni borgo una breve introduzione storica e l'elenco delle iscrizioni antiche e moderne con la loro precisa collocazione. In fine l'elenco delle Chiese della Diocese fuori del Territorio Padovano, la Cronologia delli Vescovi di Padova e gli Indici dei luoghi, dei nomi e delle famiglie citate nel volume. Testate, capilettera e finalini incisi. In ottavo

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        Conchyliorum bivalvium utriusque aquae exercitatio anatomia tertia. Huic accedit dissertatio medicinalis de calculo humano. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      - London, Sumptibus authoris impressa, 1696. Kl.-4to. XLIII, 173 S., 1 w. Bl.; 51 S. Mit 10 (4 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Moderner Halbleder im Stil d. Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Die letzte der 3 Schriften zur Anatomie der Muscheln, die Martin Lister als wissenschaftliche Ergänzungen zu seinem 1685-92 herausgegebenen Tafelwerk "Historia sive synopsis methodica conchyliorum" veröffentlichte. "The three illustrated anatomical supplements were of greater scientific value. These were the first attempt to cover the morphology of a whole invertebrate group in detail. Each contains detailed descriptions of a small number of types, with briefer notes on the structure of a number of other species" (DSB VIII, 415). - Nissen, ZBI 2526; Wellcome III, 529; Wing L 2516. - Text gebräunt, Titel angestaubt sowie mit altem Signaturschild u. Stempel. Tafelnumerierung bei 6 Tafeln angeschnitten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung ihrer Reise nach Spanien. (Übers. von Johann Job).

      Fritsch,, Leipzig. 1696 - 2 Bde. Mit gestoch. Front.-Portr. u. 16 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln (darunter 1 doppelblattgr. Darstellung eines Stierkampfes) von D. Schoonebeck. 12°. 3 Bll., 533 S.; 2 Bll., 476 S. Titel in Rot-Schwarz-Druck. Palau 19572; Griep/Pelz 29; Fromm I, 1185. - Die französische Schriftstellerin Comtesse d'Aunoy (1650-1705) vermittelt in ihren romanhaften Briefen ein anschauliches und kulturgeschichtlich interessantes Bild vom Leben in Spanien am Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts. "Sie war eine gebildete Aristokratin und hatte Zutritt zu Kreisen, in denen sich 'ein männlicher Reisender nicht leicht zeigen darf'. Obwohl sie über den Adel berichtete, erfährt die Leserschaft dennoch eine Menge über den Alltag des einfachen Volkes" (Pytlik, Die schöne Fremde). - "Ses contes offrent un mélange de naiveté et de finesse, qui en rend la lecture agréable" (Nouv. Biogr. Gén. III, 744). - Die Tafeln zeigen Szenen aus dem gesellschaftlichen Leben der Spanier, in Band 2 9 Porträttafeln. - 1 Tafel lose, Band 2 mit Wurmgängen und -löchern im unteren Rand. Restaur. Ldr. d. Zt. auf 4 Bünden, mit goldgepr. Wappensupralibros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hoofd-Summe der Godgeleerdheid uit de Schriften opgehaalt. In 't Nederduits vertolkt door Theodorus Antonides.

      Leeuwarden, Gerardus Hoogslag 1696 - (34) 1053 (89) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (Opnieuw in de band gezet, onderkant rug wat sleets, plaatselijk onderstrepingen, met name in het register.)

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        A voyage to Suratt, in the year, 1689. Giving a large account of the city and its inhabitants and of the English factory there.

      London, Jacob Tonson, 1696. - 8vo. (16), 606 pp., final blank f. With 2 folding engraved plates and a folding coin table. Contemporary English calf with blind rules on covers; spine gilt with label. First edition. - Ovington sailed as Chaplain of an East India Company ship and remained in Bombay and Surat, giving excellent descriptions of both cities and particularly of Mogul administration of the region. While the book includes detailed accounts of Madeira, Ascension Island, St Helena, Bombay, and the Cape of Good Hope, it also covers the coasts of Arabia: in particular, it has chapters on Mocha in Yemen and Muscat in Oman, with a discussion of the local trade in the abundant "beneficial commodities" such als balsam, myrrh, dates, frankincense and pearls (mentioning the "pearl-fishing of the island Baharem, which lies higher up in the Gulf"). Ovington mentions the strength of the Arabs' naval forces, which is such "that the Portuguese generally endeavour to avoid them". Curiously, he singles out the Arabs for their generosity to their enemies and slaves, who are said never to be used for any hard work, but are allowed to live "in ease and idleness", so that they almost come to be "in love with their confinement". - Spine bumped and rubbed; hinges starting. Wormhole in first two leaves slightly affecting line border on title; variously browned due to paper; wants front flyleaf. Extremely rare. Cox I, 279. Howgego I, O28. Wing O-701. Not in Gay, Macro, Atabey, Blackmer, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fasti ducales ab Anafesto I. ad Silvestrum Valerium Venetorum Ducem

      Typis Albrizzi,, Venetiis, 1696 - Cm. 25, pp. (10) 360. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, testate, capolettera xilografici e oltre 100 nitide incisioni in rame raffiguranti i Dogi di Venezia. Legatura settecentesca in mezza pergamena. Piccole mancanze al tassello del dorso, alcune tracce di offsetting, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato in cui gli intagli risultano particolarmente freschi. Edizione originale ed unica per quest’opera che Cicogna (2261) non esita a dichiarare ".delle migliori collezioni di Dogi veneziani, che da anche notizia delle monete o medaglie ad essa spettanti". Per ogni doge o principe trattato vengono fornite notizie biografiche accompagnate dal ritratto e dalle fonti iconografiche numismatiche che ad esso fanno riferimento. Cfr. pure Piantanida, 1041; Lozzi, 6085. Citata anche da Olschki nel suo storico catalogo monografico: "Histoire de l’empire ottoman" per i numerosi passaggi sulle guerre turche (n. 101). Alcune delle copie censite riportano 24 pagine non numerate finali non presenti nel nostro esemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fasti ducales ab Anafesto I. ad Silvestrum Valerium Venetorum ducem : cum eorum iconibus, insignibus, nummismatibus publicis, & privatis aere sculptis : inscriptionibus ex aula M. Consilii, ac sepulchralibus : adiectae sunt adnotationes, ad vitam cuiusque principis, rerum, quae omissae fuerant

      Typis Hieronymi Albrizzi, Venetiis (Venice) 1696 - Quarto (10 1/2 x 7 1/2"). [10], 360pp. Contemporary full vellum with handwritten title to spine. Title page in red and black lettering. Vignette on title. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Lavishly illustrated throughout with the engraved portraits of the first 109 Venetian Doges, from Paolo Lucio Anafesto (697-717) to Silvestro Valerio (elected in 1694), "Fasti ducales" is a lively chronicle of the Republic of Venice under the Doges.Binding partly sunned and foxed, with some abrasion to lower back corner (not affecting pages). Previous owner's Ex-Libris on inside of front cover (H. H. Timken). Closed tears along fore-edge of front free endpaper and title page (not affecting lettering). Clear water-staining along lower margin of the last 100 pages (never affecting lettering). Text in Latin. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CHURCH HISTORY OF ETHIOPIA. WHEREIN AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE TWO GREAT SPLENDID ROMAN MISSIONS INTO THAT EMPIRE ARE PLACED IN THEIR TRUE LIGHT: TO WHICH ARE ADDED, AN EPITOME OF THE DOMINICAN HISTORY OF THAT CHURCH, And an Account of the Practices & Conviction of Maria of the Annunciation Famous Nun of Lisbon

      London: Printed for Ri. Chiswell. Fair. 1696. First Edition. Hardcover. In custom made slipcase. Worn leather covers with rounded corners. Hinges cracked. Covers reinforced with cloth tape & firmly attached. Soiled title page with a few age darkened pages. Rear endpaper missing. VG. Religion, English Language, Catholic Church, Puritans; Dominican; Church History; Ethiopia; Jesuits; Missions. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466 pages .

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        The Regulating Silver Coin, Made Practicable and Easie, To The Government And Subject

      London: Printed for Henry Bonwick,, 1696. Humbly submitted to the Consideration of both Houses of Parliament. By a Lover of his Country. Octavo (187 x 115 mm). Contemporary panelled speckled calf, paper label to spine hand lettered, raised bands, boards decoratively tooled in blind, edges speckled red. 19th-century ownership inscriptions to front pastedown and free endpaper, and written title label to front pastedown. Spine ends and corners worn, joints split with some loss to lower spine, paper label chipped, rear hinge cracked but holding, occasional spotting to contents, a very good copy. First edition. Pratt's contribution to the debate surrounding the recoinage of 1696 was paid for by the Treasury and broadly supported William Lowndes's case for devaluation. Pratt suggests that coin has not just extrinsic value, but a third "real" value, "adherent to the Species, with respect to time and place".

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        Les Provinces du Veronese du Vincentin du Padovan de Polesine de Rovigo et du Dogado ou Duché a la Republique de Venise. Les Duchés de Mantoue de la Mirandole &. Dedié a S. E. Antoine Grimani Capitaine de Verone.

      Verona , Carattoni. Kupferkarte. 48 x 71, 5 cm. In den Faltstelle eingerissen, m. kl. Fehlstellen. Giuliano Marco Giampiccoli (Belluno 1696-1759) . - Rara carta, originariamente stampata da Jallot a inizio secolo, ristampata per Carattoni in occasione della nomina di Antonio Grimani a Capitano di Verona.

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        CODEX JURIS ALEMANNICI FEUDALIS ...

      Argentorati (Strassburg): Joh. Friderici Spoor. Very Good. 1696. Hardcover. Small 4to. (7-5/8" x 5-3/4") . 14 preliminary leaves, an inserted leaf (engraved: "Alphabetum Anglo-Saxonicum") -- 221 ff. ("Das Rehte lehenbuch das zu Nuerenberg wwart gemaht" -- this section is arranged with the medieval German text on the left-hand side, versos, facing Schilter's Latin translation, rectos) -- Following this bilingual text is a 5-1/2 pp. Index (printed in double-columns, with headings in both old German and Latin) ; Next -- is a text: "Jus Feudale Saxonicum. Ab Epkowe de Repkaw..." 56 pp. Next follows Johann Schilter's commentary (in Latin) on German Feudal Law -- 658 pp. (This long section also includes a supplement, and several short dissertations on specific related subjects) -- The volume concludes with an unpaginated "Index Rerum et Verborum" [20] pp. The binding is contemporary -- half tan sheep over sprinkled paper-covered boards, raised bands, dark red spine label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges stained red. There is an excellent engraved pictorial bookplate mounted to the front paste-down -- with an identification in old ink MSS of Georgius Albertus Steinheil... And a corroborating ink owner's inscription on the title page. There is some minor rubbing to the spine, and to the corners -- but generally this in excellent condition. The author is known for a compilation of documents of Feudal German history and literature -- "Thesaurus Antiquitatum Teutonicarum..." published in Ulm in 1727-8 (see Brunet V: 202) -- which has shown up a couple of times at auction in the last 25 years -- but this earlier work strictly on Feudal and Medieval law appears to be quite rare. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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        HISTOIRE DE LA VILLE DE MARSEILLE, CONTENANT TOUT CE QUI S'Y EST PASSé DE PLUS MéMORABLE DEPUIS SA FONDATION DURANT LE TEMPS QU'ELLE A éTé RéPUBLIQUE & SOUS LA DOMINATION DES ROMAINS, BOURGUIGNONS, VISIGOTS, OSTROGOTS,

      Henri Martel, Marseille 1696 - 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume in-folio ( 360x230 mm ) de 12, 496 pages et 402, 12 pages.Plein veau brun, dos à 6 nerfs, fers, filets et fleurons dorés dans les caissons, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin brun ( avec manque ).Cuir absent en caisson de queue, petit manque en coiffe supérieure.Seconde édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de moitié par l'Auteur et son fils.Complet des 2 pages d'errata. Ornée de 2 bandeaux gravés par Randon et de nombreuses représentations de monnaies, blasons, tombeaux et statues gravés sur bois.Avec la Table généalogique dépliante des Vicomtes de Marseille.- Tome I. Histoire de la ville de Marseille. Fondation. Etat de la ville durant 4 siècles. Généalogie des Vicomtes. Charles d'Anjou, Roi de Castille. Pape Grégoire vient à Marseille, les Marseillois équipent une armée navale pour aller délivrer la reine Jeanne. Sous le Roi René. Le Roi Charles IX. Charles de Casaulx se rend maître de Marseille. Preuves de la généalogie des Vicomtes.- Tome II. Etablissement de la Religion Chrêtienne dans Marseille. Abaïe saint Victor. Justice administrée à Marseille. Du terroir & des Mers de Marseille et de leur fertilité. St Victor et autres martyrs. Des Hommes illustres de Marseille. Liste des Galères. Particularités que les Marseillois observoient à leurs nôces & à leurs funérailles. Carnaval. Boeuf de la fête Dieu. Guet de St Lazare. Jeu de l'Arbalette. Etc.Table générale. Errata. Anciens. Marseille

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        Normandy] Le Duché et Gouvernement de Normandie divisée en Haute et Basse Normandie en divers Pays; et par evêchez, avec le Gouvernement General du Havre de Grace

      Alexis Hubert Jaillot, Paris 1696 - Copper-engraved map, with full original colour and gold embellishment, in excellent condition. A stunning map of Normandy by Alexis Jaillot, an exceptional example with gilt embellishments One of the most important figures in French cartography, Nicolas Sanson initiated the great school of French geographers. Born in Abbeville in 1600, Sanson established his first printing house in Paris in 1638. He soon became geographer to the king, establishing himself as one of the most influential cartographers on the Continent. He was succeeded by his sons, Adrien, and Guillaume, and by his son in law Pierre Duval, who continued to publish a wealth of maps using Sanson's name. At the close of the seventeenth century, Sanson's plates were purchased by the influential cartographer Alexis Hubert Jaillot, who continued to publish his maps and atlases under Sanson's title. This stunning map of Normandy is based on Sanson's map published in 1650, but was redrawn and enlarged by Jaillot. It shows the provinces of Normandy as well as the northern tip of Brittany and part of the English Channel. Both Jersey and Guernsey are included as is Mont St. Michel off the coast of St. Malo. In keeping with all of Sanson's and Jaillot's superb maps, forests, rivers, and towns are meticulously identified and named. The map includes an ornate cartouche in the upper section as well as a scale and key. Tooley, Maps & Map-Makers , pp. 40-41. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Logic: or, the art of thinking. In which besides the common, are c ontain'd many excellent new rules, very profitable for directing of reason, and acquiring of judgment, in things as well relating to the instruction of a man's self, as of others. . .

      Printed by T.B. for J. Taylor, London 1696 - Contemporary calf, blindstamped decoration on covers, morocco spine label. Other than minor staining on the endleaves, a very nice copy. celebrated and influential seventeenth-century treatise on logic by the Cartesians, Arnauld (1612-1694) and Nicolo (1625-1695). Logic or the art of thinking is better known as the logic of Port-Royal because the authors belonged to the sect of Jansenists who had their home at the convent of Port-Royal. The work deals with concept (idea), judgment, reasoning and method, with an interesting argument against negative numbers, later acknowledged by Leibniz. Despite Arnauld's earlier denunciation of Descartes' theological claims, the geometric foundation of the Port-Royal Logic and its methodology owe much to Cartesian rationalism, as well as to the ideology of the authors' fellow Jansenist, Blaise Pascal. Logic or the art of thinking has also been seen as a foundation work in probability theory, specifically in its attempts to axiomatically organize a science and to show its logical structure, taking as a model geometry. Divided into four parts, the authors reflect upon ideas, or upon the first operation of the mind, which they refer to as apprehension; considerations of men about proper judgment; the nature and various kinds of reasoning; and the methods of demonstrating truth.The 1818 English edition served as the basic text of logic at both Cambridge and Oxford.

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        Gazophylacium catalano-latinum, dictiones phrasibus illustratas, ordine liteario comprehendens, cui subjicitur irregularium verborum elenchus.

      Antoni Lacavalleria,, Barcelona: 1696 - 4 hojas, 1047 páginas. Pergamino moderno a la romana. Discreta mancha de humedad en el ángulosuperior de las primeras diez hojas y algunos pequeños defectos sin importancia. Buen ejemplar. Ejemplar de la biblioteca de Joan Lluís Gili, con su ex-libris.

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        Den Verstandigen Vroomen Ridder, Don Quichot de la Mancha (.).

      - Amsterdam, Willem van Lamsveld, Johannes van Lamsveld, en Jacob Hulk (.), 1696. 2 tomes reliés en un volume in-8, plein vélin rigide de l'époque, dos lisse titré à la plume, tranches mouchetées, 412 p. et 425 p., un frontispice et 24 figures gravés. Troisième édition de la traduction hollandaise du Quichotte, par Lambert Van den Bosch. La première édition avait paru en 1657. Elle est la toute première édition illustrée de cet immortel roman. L'illustration gravée en taille-douce comprend un frontispice dessiné et gravé par L. Schern, qui paraît ici pour la première fois ainsi que 24 figures gravées par Savry. (Arents, 5. Buisman, 363. Benages et Fonbuena, 857. Rius I, 802). Lors du montage, les pages 407-412 du tome I ont été montées entre les p. 2 et 3 du tome II. Très bel exemplaire, complet, très frais, très bien relié en vélin rigide à l’époque. Les gravures sont de très bonne qualité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relations de divers voyages curieux, qui nont point este publiees

      Amongst travel collections, Thevenot's occupies a distinguished place, being one of the most complete and lavishly produced; its scope includes Africa, the Far East, South East Asia, America, amongst other places. The relation on Australia is certainly one of the most significant and primary sources of information on the Island. The collection is also of great American interest; it contains Palafox's study on the natives, Acarette du Biscay's relation of La Plata and Gage's relation, which includes an important passage on Mexico, and is profusely illustrated. Asia and Africa are also well represented here, with actually more than half of the first volume being dedicated to it. Possibly the most important relation is that of Abel Tasman. The illustration is composed of maps, views and plates; the maps includes East Africa, the Indies, China, Hindustan, the Tasman map of Australia in its second issue -with rhumb lines- and several others; the plates show costumes, plants, architecture and such. The Tasman map is a cornerstone of Australian cartography, both as the earliest obtainable map of the region as well as the predominant depiction from which the World would know the Island for about a century. The importance of this map, thus, can hardly be overstated. An exceedingly difficult book to collate, "Bibliographers have expended great pains on the collation of the Thevenot collection" (Catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library, vol. III, 102); "Collection interessante, don't il est difficile de trouver des exemplaires complets" (Brunet). Thevenot's collection was published in parts and over roughly 10 years, thus almost no copy is alike another. The first part went to the printer in 1663, the second and third in 1666 and the fourth 1672, a fifth part was being prepared when death found Thevenot before completion. Sabin's note is very enlightening regarding this issue "It will be understood from this that there really was only one edition of Thévenot, and as that edition was completed only in 1696, the issue bearing that year on its general title-page is ordinarily regarded as the standard for collation." This collection has been collated against Brunet, for it appears the most comprehensive bibliography: "The standard authority on the work as a whole is still the Mémoire sur la Collection des grands et petits Voyages, et sur la Collection des Voyages de Melchisedech Thevenot, by A G. Camus, Paris, 1802. Brunet gave a collation in which he added two pieces not recorded by Camus." (JCBL). First volume: [First part] title; 5 ff. + folding plate (pyramid) + xxv (verso of xxv with plate) [Description des pyramides d' Egypte] + 1 plate; 52 [Relation des Cosaques et des Tartares & Relation de la Colchide] + folding plan; 25 [Informatinone della Giorgia]; 17-29 & 36-40 (several foliation errors, complete); 1-12 + folding map of Indoustan [Relation du Mogol]; 80 [Memoires de Th. Rhoe]; 30 (errors in foliation, pages 7 & 8 are replaced by a double page map of Indoustan, as explained by Brunet); 24 [1-9 a Greek extract of Cosmas' voyage, 10 & 19-24 a description of the animals and plants of the Indies, badly foliated but complete, as explained by Brunet]; folding map (Vera delineation Civitatis Bassora) + 2 plates with inscriptions; 35 (with plate on verso of pp. 35)[Relation du royaume de Golconda et journal de Floris]; 55 (erros in foliation) [Voyage de Bontekoe] + large folding map of Hollandia Nova; [Second part] title (dated 1672) + 5 ff. 20 [Remontrance de Peisart] + 60 (errors in foliation) + 4 folding plates; folding map + 128 [Memoire du voyage aux Indes Orientales, par Beaulieu]; folding map of the Indies + folding plate + 40 [Relation des Isles Philippines];16 [Also on the Philippines]; 48 (pp. 45/46 replaced by a plate "Maniere de faire la justice au Japon, as noted by Brunet, complete); 4 [Decouverte de la decouverte de la terre d' Eso]; missing the map of Pegu and Japan; 30 [Briefve relation de la Chine &  Flora Sinensis, by Michel Boym] + 5 plates of plants (3 folding). Second volume: [Third Part] title (dated 1696); 5 ff.; 31-68 [Voyage des ambassadeurs de la Compagnie-Hollandoise] + 4 plates & folding map; 28 [Route des Hollandois a Peking, Brunet explains how the map to illustrate this part is bound in the preceding part, as in this copy]; 221 (numerous errors in foliation, but complete, Brunet mentions 216) & folding map of China; 12 [Rapport des directeurs de la Compagnie Hollandoise]; [Fourth part] title + 1 ff.; 14 [L' Indien, Palafox]; 24 [Voyage dans la Riviere de la Plate]; 24 [Grueber, with Chinese alphabet, verso of pp. 23 a plate]; 23 [Grueber, same as before in French]; 24 [Sinarum Scientia politico-moralis], dated 1672]; 16 [Histoire de la Haute Ethiopie] + map and plate; 4 [Remarques sur la relation d' Ethiopie]; 16 [Relation de Lobo de l'empire des Abyssins, with a plate bound along with the Ethiopia map]; 8 [Decouverte de quelques pays]; 4 [Relation du voyage du Sayd]; title [Histoire de L' Empire Mexicain, dated 1696 and mentioning Moette, some copies, without date, mention Cramoisy, Palau never saw this variant] + 58 (46 plates); 40 [Relation du Mexique by Gage]. Here ends the Fourth Part. This copy contains several other relations, which are often lacking "On doit trouver, a la suite de cette 4 partie, les pieces suivantes, qui manquent en totalite ou en partie dans beaucoup d' exemplaires" (Brunet): 4 [Voyage d'Abel Tasman]; 12 [Instruction sur les vents entre les Pays-Bas et l' ile de Java]; 16 [Ambassade de S'chahrok]; 16 [L' Asie de Barros]; 76 [Synopsis chronologique Monarchiae Sinicae]; 2 ff. [Relation des Chretiens de Saint-Jean]; 18 [Voyage de la Tercere de Chaste]; 34 (i.e. 32) [Elementa linguae Tartaricae]; includes the very rare fragments: the Spanish on the Salomon Islands pp. 5-16 and the Asganii Sassonii pp.17-48; as mentioned in Brunet (the complete relations were not included), who also says that fragments usually lack in their entirety. Bibliotheca Lindesiana IV, 8830- 8840. Brunet, Manuel du Libraire et de L' Amateur de Livres, V, pp. 810-13. Palau, 331563.

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        Huis-postille, ofte predikatien, over de zondaagsche evangelien, die men in de Christelyke kerke 't geheele jaar door van ouds gewoon is te verklaren. Dewelke uit Gods H. Woord, op de toestant dezer eeuwe, bekwamelyk toegepast ende geappliceert worden.Amsterdam, Casparus Lootsman and Jacob Konijnenbergh, [between 1696-1711]. 4to. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled in a panel design with the VOC-A monogram of the Amsterdam chamber of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), lacking clasps; rebacked, with original backstrip laid down.

      STCN (3 copies); WorldCat (same 3 copies). Extremely rare, fourth surviving edition (the previous three only surviving in one copy) of a popular Dutch book of sermons intended for everyday home use, explaining biblical texts to the layman. It is known the work was officially to be included in the inventory of a "ziekentrooster" (literally a comforter of the sick) on board of ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and indeed the present copy has been supplied by the VOC as is apparent from the monogram of the Amsterdam chamber of the company on its binding. With modern library stamps. Rebacked as noted, with some wear along the corners and the foot of the spine, otherwise in good condition and still a good copy.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA VILLE DE MARSEILLE, CONTENANT TOUT CE QUI S'Y EST PASSé DE PLUS MéMORABLE DEPUIS SA FONDATION DURANT LE TEMPS QU'ELLE A éTé RéPUBLIQUE & SOUS LA DOMINATION DES ROMAINS, BOURGUIGNONS, VISIGOTS, OSTROGOTS, etc.

      Henri Martel, Marseille 1696 - 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume in-folio ( 345x230 mm ) de 12, 496 pages et 402, 12 pages. Plein veau brun, dos à 6 nerfs, fers, filets et fleurons dorés dans les caissons, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin havane. Coiffes arasées. Intérieur très frais, bien complet des 2 pages d'errata. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de moitié par l'Auteur et son fils. Ornée de 2 bandeaux gravés par Randon et de nombreuses représentations de monnaies, blasons, tombeaux et statues gravés sur bois. La Table généalogique des Vicomtes de Marseille rempliée est en photocopie.- Tome I. Histoire de la ville de Marseille. Fondation. Etat de la ville durant 4 siècles. Généalogie des Vicomtes. Charles d'Anjou, Roi de Castille. Pape Gregoire vient à Marseille, les Marseillois équipent une armée navale pour aller délivrer la reine Jeanne. Sous le Roi René. Le Roi Charles IX. Charles de Casaulx se rend maître de Marseille. Preuves de la généalogie des Vicomtes. - Tome II. Etablissement de la Religion Chrêtienne dans Marseille. Abaïe saint Victor. Justice administrée à Marseille. Du terroir & des Mers de Marseille et de leur fertilité. St Victor et autres martyrs. Des Hommes illustres de Marseille. Liste des Galères. Particularités que les Marseillois observoient à leurs nôces & à leurs funérailles. Carnaval. Boeuf de la fête Dieu. Guet de St Lazare. Jeu de l'Arbalette. Etc. Table générale. Errata. Marseille. Anciens

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        De wonderbare en heilsame geboorte; benevens de voornaamste wonderdaden, van onsen eenigen middelaar Jesus Christus. Amsterdam, Andries van Damme; Leiden, Hendrik van Damme, 1700. Oblong folio (24.5×36.5). With a letterpress title-page and a series of 12 numbered engraved plates, incl. the title-plate. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) XIV, p. 191; STCN (5 copies); for Orley: Thieme & Becker XXVI, p. 42; for Elandt: Thieme & Becker X, p. 447. Rare first and only edition of a print series on the life of Jesus. Elandt began work on the project ca. 1696 and engraved the plates after paintings by Jan van Orley (1665-1735), a well-known Brussels painter who specialized in religious scenes and altar pieces. The 12 beautiful etchings illustrate highlights from the life of Jesus. The binding is somewhat rubbed and the head of the spine slightly damaged. Very slightly browned and with occasional minor foxing, but otherwise in very good condition.

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