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        The Regulating Silver Coin:

      London: Henry Bonwick,, 1696. Made Practicable and Easie To The Government And Subject. Humbly submitted to the consideration of both Houses of Parliament. By a Lover of his Country. Octavo (188 × 115 mm). Rebound with blue boards and blue cloth spine, lettered in black, cream endpapers, edges speckled red. First gathering with diminishing water stain, small chips to edges of title page, otherwise 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' 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".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        De cyfer-konst, noyt voor desen den leerlingen grondiger, noch ook duydelijcker, voorgestelt. ... Den vijfde druck, van alle mis-druck gesuyvert, verbetert, ende merckelijck vermeerdert, door Dirck de Hollander... Amsterdam, widow of Gysbert de Groot, 1696. Small 8vo (15 x 9.5 cm). 19th-century(?) sheepskin parchment.

      Bierens de Haan 902; Muller, Pop. proza 1050; STCN (1 copy); WorldCat (same copy); cf. Bywater & Yamey, pp. 103-104. Second copy located of the 1696 edition of Dirck de Hollander's standard revision of a standard Dutch mathematical exercise book (with answers) for use in schools. The present edition describes itself as the fifth, but is at least the tenth and probably little changed from the 1685 edition, which also called itself the fifth. All 17th-century editions are very rare, the STCN recording 3 copies of one (1664) and no more than 2 copies of any other (some are not recorded in the STCN at all). The simple assignments are designed to teach basic arithmetic and bookkeeping for practical commercial purposes. David Cock was an Arnhem school master, active as such in at least the years 1641 to 1652. His present text book was his most successful work, with many further editions and adaptations to 1799.Slightly browned, but still in good condition. Boards slightly warped. A valuable window into 17th-century Dutch education and training for trade and commerce.

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        Sir Robert Bruce Cotton (22. 01. 1570 - 01. 05. 1631). 1st Baronet. Gründer der Cotton Library, Berater der engl. Reg. Brustbild im ovalen Kranz auf Sockel mit Wappen, "D. Robertus Cottonus Bruceus, Eques Auratus et Baronettus, Bibliothecae Cottonianae Fundator.",.

      . Kupferstich v. R. White n. C. Johnson, 1696, 27,4 x 18,7 (H). Außergewöhnliches Porträt in bester Erhaltung und guter Druckqualität. Unter der Darstellung von alter Hand mit Tinte vierzeiliger Text zu Cotton. Verso mit einer handschriftlichen Nummer oben im Rand. - Blattgr.: 36,7 x 22,9 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Kst.- Karte, v. Coronelli aus "Isolario", "Coste Maritime dell' Isola di Candia Con tute le Baye e Porti di eßa e dell' Isole la circonvicine".

      . altkol., 1696, 40 x 51,5. Zacharakis, printed maps of Greece, Nr. 1353 und Abb. Plate 255 für die erste Ausgabe dieser Karte von Francesco Maria Levanto, erschienen 1664. Hier vorliegend die spätere Ausgabe, erschienen 1696 bei Coronelli - Rechts unten die Titelkartusche, links unten ein Meilenanzeiger. Im Kartenbild 2 Windrosen. Mit rückseitigem Text in ital. Sprache mit einem weiteren Kupferstich, der den Hafen von "Canea" zeigt. Die Karte zeigt die Insel Kreta, sowie einige kleinere Inseln ( z. B. Scarpanto, Stampalia usw.).

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        Analyse des Infiniment Petits, pour l'intelligence des lignes courbes

      Fine armorial engraving on title, engraved vignettes, & 11 folding engraved plates. 9 p.l., 181, [1] pp., 1 leaf. Large 4to, cont. speckled calf (upper joint very carefully repaired at head & foot, minor rubbing), spine richly gilt. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1696. First edition of the first textbook of the differential calculus and a very controversial book. The Marquis de l'Hospital (1661-1704), was among the earliest pupils of Jean Bernoulli who, in 1691, spent some months at his house in Paris for the purpose of teaching him the new calculus, the knowledge of which was then confined to Newton, Leibniz, and the two elder Bernoullis. There was at that time no textbook on the subject and the credit for putting together the first treatise which explained the principles and the use of the method is due to l'Hospital. The book had a wide circulation and went through many editions; it brought the differential notation into general use in France and helped to make it known throughout Europe. The preface is of great interest for the history of the calculus and the early phase of the Newton-Leibniz controversy on its invention. This first edition is a very rare book. Very good copy. Discrete embossed ownership stamp on title. ❧ D.S.B., VIII, pp. 304-05. Smith, History of Mathematics, I, p. 384. Babson, Supp., p. 30. .

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        Kst.- Karte, von Johann Zahn, "Tabula geographico-hydrographica Motus Oceani Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Ignivomos in Universo Orbe Indicans, .., notat haec fig. Abyssos ... Montes Vulcanos".

      . 1696, 35 x 41,8. Shirley, Mapping of the World, Nr. 583 und Abb. Plate 405. - Thematische Weltkarte, wohl nach Kirchner ( siehe Shirley Nr. 436 ), die die Meeresströmungen, die Abgründe in der See sowie die Vulkane zu Land beschreibt und ihre Lage auf den Kontinenten durch Symbole darstellt. - Gerahmt.

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        LOS REYES NUEVOS DE TOLEDO

      . Zustand: Aceptable Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Madrid. 1696. 20x16. 2h+445Pag+7h. Pergamino. Descrivense las cosas mas augustas y notables de esta Ciudad Imperial; quienes fueron los Reyes Nuevos, sus virtudes, sus hechos, sus proezas, sus hazanas, y la Real Capilla que fundaron en la Santa Iglesia, Mausoleo sumptuoso, donde descansan sus cuerpos. Primeras paginas un poco fatigadas. Ref 1.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Kst.- Karte, in 2 Blatt von Johann Zahn aus Mundus Mirabili, "Facies una Hemisphaerii Terrestris" und "Facies Altera Hemisphaerii Terrestris".

      . 1696, je 35.5 x 41,5. Shirley, Mapping of the World, Nr. 584 und Abb. Plate 403; Burden, Mapping of North America, Vo. II, Nr. 723 ( für Amerika ). - Die 2. Weltkarte von Johannes Zahn in 2 Blatt. Die Amerikakarte zeigt Californien als Insel. Am oberen Rand der Karte jeweils ein Band mit Sternzeichen. In den unteren Ecken Darstellung der 4 Elemente durch weibliche Personen. - Gerahmt.

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        DEVISES & EMBLEMES D'AMOUR, Ancienes & Modernes moraliseez en vers francois, & expliquees, en sept langues par Mr. Parravicini, Professeur des Langues Etrangeres.

      Amsterdam, Daniel de la Feuille, 1696.FIRST EDITION 1696, small slim 4to, approximately 205 x 150 mm, 8 x 5¾ inches, THE ENGRAVED FRONTISPIECE IS LACKING, 2 title pages printed red and black and with printer's device, the first without date and giving the author's name as 'Parravicini', the second worded very slightly differently and with date at foot, on verso of the first title page begins a 3 page poem 'Cupidon, a la jeunesse' whose final page faces the second title page, on verso of second title page is the explanatory text for the first plate, there are 24 numbered plates each with 6 round emblems of love, each with a motto above it, 144 in total, 5 of which signed by the engraver Jan van Vianen, on verso of each plate is the text for the next page, the mottoes are each translated on the facing page into Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch, English and German, followed by a 4 line verse in French, on verso of the final plate is a publisher's advert, leaves: (3), 24, bound in full late 19th or early 20th century red morocco, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt, ornate gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. A few minor marks and minor scratches to binding, very slight rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, small French catalogue cutting and modern handwritten note mounted on verso front endpaper, contents otherwise very nice. A very good clean tight copy of an attractive emblem book (lacking frontispiece as noted). Not in Brunet. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Annales mundi, sive chronicon universiale secundum optimas chronologorum epochas ab orbe condito ad annum Christi,... Augsburg u. Dillingen, J. C. Bencard 1696. Fol. 6Bll. 983S. 18Bll. mit Kupfertitel v. L. Heckenauer, blindgepr. Schweinsldrbd. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen.

      . . VD17 23:294599N - De Backer-S. II, 159.- Erste Augsburger Ausgabe der beliebten Universalchronik.- Frontisp. u. Titel am Rand seitlich etw. beschnitten, durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, sonst dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Voyages en anglois et en francois, en diverses provinces de la Prusse, de la Russie, de la Pologne etc.... avec des remarques geographiques,... come le Mecklembourg, la Pomeranie, la Courlande, la Livonie, l'Estonie,... de la Flandre, del'Angleterre & de l'Irlande. Den Haag, A. Moetjens 1732. Gr. 4°. 4 Bll. 480 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, gest. Textvign. u. 9 Kupfertafeln, Ldr. mit Rsch. u. reicher Rvg.

      . . Graesse IV, 90 - Brunet III, 801 - nicht in Cox.- Mit englischem u. französischen Paralleltext.- La Mottraye reiste von 1696 bis 1725 durch Europa, Asien und Nordafrika. Schwerpunkte seiner Reisebeschreibungen sind Italien, Deutschland, Skandinavien, das Osmanische Reich und das nördliche Schwarzmeergebiet.- Die Tafeln zeigen Ansichten, Pläne, Karten sowie eine Wasserpumpe.- Tls. gebräunt (Tafeln) od. etw. fleckig u. wasserrandig, Ebd. etw. wasserfleckig u. berieben, insges. dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Lettera autografa firmata dat. 2 gennaio 1696 dell'abate, erudito ed esperto di antichità, diretta al Cardinale e teologo Enrico Noris (1631 - 1704) Prefetto della Biblioteca Vaticana, fra i massimi eruditi dell'epoca. Due pagine e mezzo in - 8. Macchie di umidità non compromettono la leggibilità del testo.

      

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        Love's Last Shift or, the Fool in Fashion. A Comedy

      London: H. Rhodes, et al., 1696. Quarto; water-staining throughout, a very attractive copy in a vellum by Riviere. First edition of Cibber's first play. Colley Cibber (1671-1757) was himself an actor, especially noted for playing lead roles, most usually fops. Eventually he became a leading player/manager in Drury Lane, as well as the author of a number of popular plays. This is the Huth copy with his distinctive oval bookplate on the front pastedown.

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        Relations de divers Voyages Curieux, Qui n'ont point esté publiées , Et qu'on a traduit ou tiré des Originaux des Voyageurs... François, Espagnols, Allemands, Portugais, Anglois, Holandois, Persans, Arabes & autres Orientaux. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentée de plusieurs Relations curieuses

      Paris: Thomas Moette, 1696. Five parts in two volumes, folio; altogether around 1500 pp.; with 15 folding maps and charts, including large folding maps of Australia, China, the Pacific, with the Philippines and Japan, and the map of Edso, North Japan (which is often lacking), full-page portrait, four full and ten folding or double-page engraved plates of costumes, plants, animals, alphabets etc., 46 full-page woodcut plates of Mexican inscriptions and pictograms, a woodcut, 12 engravings and several tables in the text; contemporary French mottled calf, sides bordered in gilt, spines (sympathetically rebacked) gilt in compartments between raised bands, red morocco labels; an attractive and fresh copy. FINISHED. First complete edition, with Tasman and Pelsaert. An excellent set of the rare, best and first complete edition of one of the most important of all travel collections, lavishly illustrated, and especially significant for the first appearance of numerous descriptions of the Pacific, the Far East, Australia and the Philippines. This was the first major work on Australia and the Pacific to receive a wide European readership. It includes a significant reference to early Chinese visits to the "Terre Australe" long before the arrival of Europeans (preface, 'Avis sur le dessein, & sur l'ordre de ce recueil', ã3v): 'Le Terre Australe… a esté découverte à plusieurs fois… Les Chinois en ont eu connoissance il y a long-temps; car l'on void que Marco-Polo marque deux grandes Iles au Sud-Est de Iava, ce qu'il avoit appris apparemment des Chinois…'. Melchisédech Thévenot (ca. 1620-1692) was custodian of the Royal Library from 1684 to his death, and "was in a particularly advantageous position to review the latest travel literature, and to have it translated and published by the royal printers. The Relations is rich in illustrations and maps reproduced or adapted from the Dutch, Latin, English, and Iberian originals. It also includes translations from a few Persian, Arabic, and other Oriental sources preserved in the libraries of Leyden and the Vatican and in private collections" (Donald Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe, III.1., pp. 410-11). Sets of the work, containing all five parts, and particularly all of the required maps, are of great rarity. When complete, as is this excellent copy, the geographical scope of the collection is nearly universal, taking in the Americas, China, Japan, Siam, the Philippines, Mongolia, India, Tartary, Egypt, Persia, Arabia, Asia Minor and Russia. Virtually all the component parts are enriched by illustration, the choice of material sometimes unpredictable and quite idiosyncratic: it ranges from detailed charts of coastlines suitable for navigational purposes, and a number of cartographically important maps, to depictions of botanical specimens, exotic cultural practices and writing systems. The range and quirky variety makes this one of the visual feasts of travel literature. An important inclusion in Thévenot's collection is his translation of Pelsaert's account of his discovery of Australia, documenting the experiences of the earliest European settlers on the continent and describing the Aboriginal people for the first time. Pelsaert recounts details of the wreck of the Batavia and his subsequent struggle with a mutinous crew. Accompanying the Pelsaert account is the rare and famous map of Abel Tasman's discoveries, 'one of the earliest charts devoted entirely to Australia and the first French map of the continent' (Davidson). The first published result of Tasman's great voyages, it was Thévenot's map which gave the world the first clear idea of the shape and location of the new fifth continent. The Tasman map appeared in at least four different states: in this copy it is in its third state, with corrections, and with the addition of the Tropic of Capricorn and rhumb lines. This is an earlier version than the fourth and final state more often seen in copies of the 1696 edition. This set also includes the two-part map of Northern Japan which is almost always missing. "A majority of Thévenot's relations pertain to the countries, peoples, and natural world of Asia, for he aimed quite openly to provide the French with the latest and best materials on navigation, trade, and life in the East. In addition to voyages previously published elsewhere, the Relations includes in Volume I an extract from a journal prepared in connection with the Dutch embassy to China in 1655-57, an account of the Dutch loss of Formosa in 1663, and a part of Aleixo da Motta's rutter of the East Indies translated from a Portuguese manuscript. Of particular importance for Sumatra is the memoir of General Augustin de Beaulieu on his East Indian voyage of 1620-22, contained in Volume II. This is followed by a series of accounts and maps relating to the Philippines and other islands such as Yezo (Hokkaido), as well as a map of the Indian Ocean prepared in 1649 by Joáo Teixeira, the royal cosmographer at Lisbon. Thévenot translated materials on China and its flora by the Jesuit Michael Boym, which appear at the end of Volume II. Volume III begins with Johann Nieuhof's account of the Dutch embassy of 1655 to China; it includes a number of spectacular engravings and a map of the route followed by the Dutch from Canton to Peking. Small amounts of fresh information on China's neighbours appear in Volume III, especially on the Mongol language. Volume II of the later editions includes what may well be the Decas secunda of Martino Martini's synopsis of China's dynastic history to the year A.D. 1666 as well as a Manchu vocabulary and a small Chinese grammar…" (Lach). Thévenot's work has one of the most complicated publication histories, since it was published over the course of more than thirty years, and a comparison of copies, even in contemporary bindings like that offered here, inevitably demonstrates some variation in organization and contents. A very full collation of this complete copy has been prepared and is available on request.

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        NOUVEAUX MEMOIRES SUR L`ETAT PRESENT DE LA CHINE. Parle P. Louis Le Comte de la Compagnie de Jesus, Mathématicien du Roy. Tome Second.,

      Paris, Chez Jean Anisson, 1696 (Edition originale). - A Paris, Chez Jean Anisson, 1696 (Edition originale). 12° (10,7 X 16,5 cm), reliure veau. Tome II : titre, (1) f. de table, 536 pages, 2 planches. Louis LECOMTE, missionnaire jésuite, fut l`un des six mathématiciens envoyés en Chine en 1685 par la compagnie. Après deux années passées au royaume de Siam, il arriva le 8 février 1687 à Pékin, où on lui assigna la mission du Chen-si, l`une des plus pénibles de l`empire par son étendue, son climat et la distance entre les différentes églises. Durant cinq ans, il sillonna une grande partie du territoire chinois, ce qui lui permit de récolter de nombreuses et précieuses observations. "Cet ouvrage, écrit certainement d`une manière intéressante, est encore aujourd`hui l`un des livres où les gens du monde peuvent puiser les connaissances les plus exactes sur ce pays singulier et peu connu alors ; mais l`auteur fut accusé d`exalter beaucoup les chinois" (Quérard, 58). La parution de cet ouvrage "va déclencher un conflit théologique, une série de pamphlets pour ou contre, et imposer la Chine à l`attention de la France et de l`Occident" (Etiemble). « Cet ouvrage contient de très curieux détails sur les moeurs, usages et industries des chinois » (CHADENAT, 6339). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE, CORDIER, BS, 39). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        Où l'on voit diverses particuliarités remarquables qui se sont passées soûs le ministére des cardinaux de Richelieu, & de Mazarin, & soûs le rêgne de Gustave Adolphe roi de Suéde.

      1-4. Amsterdam, J. Louis de Lorme, & Estienne Roger, 1696. 12mo. Engr. front.+ (12),+ 176 pp.+ fold. printed genealogical tab.; engr. front.+ 221 pp.; engr. front.+ 118, 107-212 pp.; engr. front.+ 230 pp. The titles are printed in red and black. Some spotting on pp 13, 17-18 in part 3. Contemporary vellum, spines with brown gilt labels, marbles edges. Two volumes. Oettinger 7476. Warmholtz 3980. Andra upplagan. Den första utkom 1673 med titeln "La vie du maréchal du Gassion". Militären Jean de Gassion (1609-47) kom från en protestantisk släkt i Béarn och trädde 1631 i Gustav II Adolfs tjänst, där han blev ryttmästare och satte upp ett eget regemente. Efter kungen död övergick han i fransk tjänst, troligen efter osämja med Axel Oxenstierna och Bernhard av Weimar, där han hade stora framgångar. Han hade stor betydelse för den franska segern vid Rocroi 1643, vilket även erkändes av Condé, och han dog som fransk marskalk. Warmholtz är kritisk till boken. Enlig honom är den föga trovärdig, och Gassions relation till Gustav II Adolf förstorad liksom hans roll i kriget. Mycket liknar enligt Warmholtz snarare "gasconnader". Michael de Pures (1620-80) skildring bygger på efterlämnade anteckningar av den franske hugenottministern Du Prat, som även var Gassions välgörare. Verket avslutas med en hyllningsdikt till segern vid Rocroi, "Ex pugna Rocroia" av R. P. Cossart och med ett utdrag ur första delen av Jean de Silhons bok om Mazarin som handlar om Du Prat

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        The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Villegas, Knight of the Order of St. James., Made English by Sir Roger l'Estrange

      Richard Sare, London 1696 - 8vo. (8),344pp. Full contemporary calf, the spine in five compartments with raised bands, the boards with light blind tooling on the borders. Bound without spine title. Branded ownership initials on the text block edges (WT?) Lacks front free endpaper, last 60pp have light stain on upper corner, else a very good copy. Wing Q202. ESTC R29407. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Oeuvres.

      Paris, chez la veuve Cramoisy 1696 - FOUQUET. LES ?UVRES DE MR. FOUQUET, Ministre d?Etat. Contenant son Accusation, son Procez & ses défenses, contre Louis XIV, Roy de France. Paris, chez la veuve de Cramoisy, 1696. 8 tomes en 16 volumes in-12. Plein veau granité, double filet à froid encadrant les plats, armoiries frappées or au centre, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge, coupes ornées, tranches jaspées. Reliure de l?époque. 132 X 71 mm. PREMIERE EDITION COMPLETE DU COMPTE-RENDU DU PROCES DE Fouquet, SURINTENDANT DES FINANCES DE Louis XIV. Elle est ornée d?un frontispice représentant son arrestation et son procès. Willems, 1361 ; A. Sauvy, n°956. C?est en 1661, après la fête donnée par Fouquet dans son Château de Vaux le Vicomte que le roi Louis XIV ordonna l?arrestation du surintendant. « Transféré au château d?Angers, puis à Amboise, à Vincennes, enfin à la Bastille, le prisonnier vit enfin commencer son procès, qui dura quatre ans ». Ce fut un évènement considérable qui émut la cour, l?élite et le peuple « La veuve Cramoisy de Paris se rendit adjudicataire du fonds de l?édition du Recueil des défenses de M. Fouquet, 5 + 7 volumes in-12 imprimée par Daniel Elzevier en 1665 et 1667, et la remit en vente en 1696 (16 volumes). Aux volumes de l?édition elzévirienne furent joints le Traité du Péculat et le Factum ». Cet ouvrage, composé pour la défense de Fouquet avait été saisi. » (Willems). « Ce procès fut un des plus scandaleux de l'histoire. Dès le départ, on falsifie les inventaires de saisie, on ajoute des pièces fabriquées, on en retire d'autres, on altère le texte qui devait être soumis aux Cours souveraines, on refuse pendant plusieurs mois à Foucquet tout conseil et tout document. Quand on sut que Fouquet échappa à la mort, la joie populaire explosa, mais aussi celle de la Reine-mère, d'abord troublée au début du procès par la cabale anti-Fouquet, mais qui avait fini par comprendre ce qui se cachait derrière cet odieux procès." (C. Dorgueille, Le cas Fouquet). L?UN DES RARISSIMES EXEMPLAIRES CONSERVES DANS SA RELIURE ARMORIEE DE L?EPOQUE, ICI AUX ARMES DE Louis-César de Crémeaux, marquis d?Entragues (1679-1747) et lieutenant général. Louis césar de Crémeaux, marquis d?Entragues devint lieutenant général au gouvernement de Mâconnais. Représentant du roi dans la région du mâconnais, ce fervent bibliophile était féru de mémoires historiques et politiques. (O. Hermal, pl. 570). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOUVEAUX MEMOIRES SUR L'ETAT PRESENT DE LA CHINE. Parle P. Louis Le Comte de la Compagnie de Jesus, Mathematicien du Roy. Tome Second.

      Paris, Chez Jean Anisson, 1696 (Edition originale).. . A Paris, Chez Jean Anisson, 1696 (Edition originale). 12° (10,7 X 16,5 cm), reliure veau. Tome II : titre, (1) f. de table, 536 pages, 2 planches. Louis LECOMTE, missionnaire jesuite, fut l'un des six mathematiciens envoyes en Chine en 1685 par la compagnie. Apres deux annees passees au royaume de Siam, il arriva le 8 fevrier 1687 a Pekin, ou on lui assigna la mission du Chen-si, l'une des plus penibles de l'empire par son etendue, son climat et la distance entre les differentes eglises. Durant cinq ans, il sillonna une grande partie du territoire chinois, ce qui lui permit de recolter de nombreuses et precieuses observations. "Cet ouvrage, ecrit certainement d'une maniere interessante, est encore aujourd'hui l'un des livres ou les gens du monde peuvent puiser les connaissances les plus exactes sur ce pays singulier et peu connu alors ; mais l'auteur fut accuse d'exalter beaucoup les chinois" (Querard, 58). La parution de cet ouvrage "va declencher un conflit theologique, une serie de pamphlets pour ou contre, et imposer la Chine a l'attention de la France et de l'Occident" (Etiemble). " Cet ouvrage contient de tres curieux details sur les moeurs, usages et industries des chinois " (CHADENAT, 6339). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE, CORDIER, BS, 39).

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        Nieuwe Cronyk Van Zeeland.

      "Eerste Deel Vervattende De voor desen uitgegeven Cronyken van de Heeren, Jacobus Eyndius, en Johan Reygersberg, veel vermeerdert ontrent deses Landschaps Oudheden en Herkomsten, Wateren en Stroomen, Eilanden, Steden, en Heerlykheden. Middelburg, Amsterdam by Joannes Meertens, Abraham van Someren. 1696.(folding) copperengravings (maps, plans, ill.), coat of arms of Smallegange on title-page, frontispiece by J. Mulder; leather rare binding. Beschryving Van den Zeelandschen Adel, Byvoegselen Tot de Cronyk van Zeeland, and Besluyt Tot de Zeelandsche Cronyk. Nice copy with large margins. One of the most beautiful illustrated topographical works printed in The Netherlands in the 17th century! Very nice and compete copy with clear engravings; other parts never published. 774pp.".

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        Nieuwe cronyk van Zeeland, eerste deel, vervattende de voor desen uitgegeven cronyken van de heeren Jacbus Eyndius, en Johan Reygersberg, veel vermeerdert omtrent deses landschaps oudheden en herkomsten, wateren en stroomen, eilanden, steden, en heerlykheden. Met vele kopere platen verciert.

      Midelburg, Joannes Meertens, Amsterdam, Abraham van Someren, 1696. Titelplaat + drukkersvignet + 81 gegraveerde afbeeldingen (kaarten, plattegronden, stadsgezichten etc.). Kunstperkament. Gr. 6to. (VIII), 774, (12) pp. *nieuw gebonden; titelplaat gerepareerd (deel mist); A-D pagina's gerepareerd (pagina's watervlekkig); D-VV pagina's en sommige prenten watervlekkig; aantal prenten vlekkig en beschadigd (te kort afgesneden of deel weggesneden); bladwijzer en naamregister verkeerd gebonden (wel compleet); de kaart van Zeeland en de afbeeldingen van Middelburg aan de haven en Middelburg oud in prospect ontbreken*'Mattheus Smallegange, Goes 1624 - Goes 1710, studeerde rechten in Utrecht, maakte vervolgens een reis door Frankrijk, waar hij manuscripten bestudeerde, zijn Frans vervolmaakte en Italiaans leerde. Na terugkeer bekleedde hij van 1653-1655 het ambt van commissaris van het landrecht. Vertrok in 1661 naar Amsterdam. Hij vertaalde onder andere Tasso, Boccaccio en Saavedra en publiceerde veel geneaologisch-heraldisch en historisch werk. De eerste versie van zijn Nieuwe cronyk van Zeeland werd in 1690 door de Staten van Zeeland niet geaccepteerd. Sinds 1686 ontving hij van de Zeeuwse Staten een pensioen'. Haitsma Mulier, 445D. Van der Aa, 17, 746-748 Nijhoff/Van Hattum, 79-80

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        Todten-Tantz - Wie derselbe in der löblichen und weitberühmten Stadt Basel. Als ein Spiegel Menschlicher Beschaffenheit gantz künstlich gemahlet zu sehen ist .

      Frankfurt, Matthäus Merian, 1696. 8°, Kupfertitel, 206 S. 1 Bl., 1 Leerbl., 42 Kupferstiche., Ldr. d. Zeit m. Rückenschild, Rücken u. Deckelkanten goldgeprägt (Druck auf sehr weichem, wenig reissfestem Papier)., Deckel leicht fleckig u. berieben, ein Aussengelenk etwas eingerissen. Seiten gebrauchsspurig, teilw. etwas fingerfleckig, durchgehend min stockfleckig. Einige Kupferstiche mit Randrissen, 6 Bl. mit kleinen Fehlstellen (ohne Textverlust), 1 Kupferstich m. Textverlust, 3 Bl. m. Risse in den Kupferstich. S. 93, 101, 113 falsch pag. Preis in CHF: 1870. Massmann III. 1 b/5. Seltene 5. Ausgabe, die 2. im Merian'schen Verlag. - Bei Gelegenheit der Restaurierung der Fresken im Basler Dominikaner-Kloster hatte Merian etwa 1616 die Zeichnungen angefertigt, die dann, von ihm radiert wurden und in 3 Basler Ausgaben (1621 u. 1625) erschienen. Die Platten wurden später von Merian zurückgekauft und überarbeitet für die 4., 1649 in Frankfurt im eigenen Verlag erschienene Ausgabe verwendet unter Hinzufügung zweier zusätzlicher Kupfer (Memento mori u. das Vexierbild am Schluß) sowie mit den Versen zu den Bildern (Anrede u. Antwort) u. den aus den Kirchenvätem gezogenen Texten vermehrt. Mit identischer Kollation und denselben Kupfern erschien die vorliegende 5. Auflage von 1696 (jedoch ohne die ornamentalen Umrahmungen der Kupfer). - Kein exzellentes Exemplar, aber trotzdem ein beeindruckender Totentanz.

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        Corpus Juris Canonici emendatum et notis illustratum. Gregorii XIII. Pontif. Max. jussu editum. Indicibus titulorum & canonum omnium nova methodo concinnatis, et appendice Pauli Lancelloti Perusini adauctum : cujus partes indicat aversa pagina. Accesserunt Novissime Loci Communes uberrimi, summa diligentia ex ipsis Canonibus collecti, & ordine ac methodo singulari ad usum Fori utriusque fideliter digesti: Theologis, Politicis, & Practicis pernecessarii. Item Liber VII. Decretalium Novis aliquot Constitutionibus auctus.

      Coloniae Munatianae [Basel], Emanuel & Joh. Georg König 1696 u. 1695.. Editio haec postrema summa fide & diligentia nunc denuo a mendis prioribus Typographicis purgata. 7 Tle. in 1 Bd. gr.-8°.17 Bll., 1280 Sp.; 6 Bll., 752 Sp., 4 Bll.; 2 Bll., Sp. 753/751, 3 S. 406 Sp.; 4 Bll., 158 Sp., 1 S. 40 Bll.; 2 Bll., 236 Sp. 10 Bll.; 8 Bll.; 43 Bll. HLdr. d. 18. Jhdts. Mit goldgepr. Rückentit. Tit. in Rot u. Schwarz. Kanten berieb.. Beigeb.: D. Gregorii Papae IX. Decretales / Liber Sextus Decretalium D. Bonifacii Papae VIII. Una cum Clementinis et Extravagantibus / Institutiiones Juris Canonici, quibus jus pontificium singulari methodo libris IV comprehenditur a. Joan. Paulo Lancelotto Perusino conscriptae: & in Aula Romana ... / Liber Septimus Decretalium, constitutionum apostolicarum adjectus, ad plenam et perfectam juris apostolici cognitionem. / Index certissimus et absolutissimus Titulorum Omnium. Tum Decretalium Gregorii IX. An. 1230 / Index alphabeticus capitulorum omnium Decreti, Decretalium Gregorii IX. Sexti, Clementinarum, ...

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        MESSINA COLLE NUOVE FORTIFICAZIONI DOPPO L'ANNO MDCLXXVII DESCRITTA E DEDICATA ALL'ILLUSTRISSIMO, ET ECCELLENTISSIMO SIG. GIUSEPPE BONVICINI PATRIZIO VENETO DAL P. COSMOGRAFO CORONELLI.

      VENEZIA, V. CORONELLI, 1696-1698Incisione originale eseguita all'acquaforte su matrice di rame, senza testo al verso; lungo tutto il perimetro della carta decorazione a merletto, doppio nelle parte superiore e inferiore; all'interno all'angolo inferiore destro, magnifico e complesso cartiglio con arma araldica del dedicatario e sottostante edicola con titolo e dedica; in alto a destra scala metrica con ornamenti. La bella e vasta tavola raffigura una pianta prospettica della città di Messina con  il suo porto, navigli e rosa dei venti in primo piano. La carta è tratta dal celebre "Isolario" di padre Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, francescano attivo a Venezia come cosmografo della Serenissima, il più celebre cosmografo e cartografo del Seicento italiano. Il termine "isolario" indica un libro caratteristico della tipografia veneta, con descrizione o atlante di isole. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo ad ampi margini; modeste traforature di tarlo agli angoli inferiori, richiusi al verso; traccia di piegatura verticale al centro, presente fin dall'origine per l'inserimento in atlante.

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        The Arraignment, Tryal, and Condemnation of Ambrose Rookwood, for the Horrid and Execrable Conspiracy to Assissinate His Sacred Majesty King William in Order to a French Invasion of this Kingdom

      London - Samuel Heyrick, 1696. London - Samuel Heyrick, 1696 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The extremely scarce first publication of the trial of one of the Jacobite assassins who made an attempt on the life of William of Orange. 'Who upon full evidence was found guilty of high treason before His Majesty's Justices of Oyer and Terminer, at Westminster, on Tuesday the 21st of April 1696 and received sentence the day following. And was executred at Tyburn on the 19th day of the said month'. 'In which Tryal is contained all the learned arguments of the King's Council, and likewise the Council for the Prisoner, upon the new Act of Parliament for regulating tryals in cases of treason'. Advertisement to the rear. Ambrose Rookwood (16641696), Jacobite conspirator, was the great-grandson and namesake of Ambrose Rookwood, the gunpowder plotter. AOn 21 July 1694 NS Ambrose was appointed a brigadierthat is, one of the four corporalsin the duke of Berwick's troop of James's bodyguards, of which Brigadier-General Sir George Barclay was lieutenant. In the winter of 16956, James sent Barclay to organize an English rising to accompany the proposed French invasion, and a score of his guards, with Rookwood as subordinate commander, to be officers in the inexperienced rebel regiments. On his arrival in London, Rookwood found planning for the assassination plot well advanced. He openly expressed unwillingness to engage in so desperate a venture, but submitted when Barclay ordered him to command a party, considering it his soldierly duty to obey his superior officer. Barclay planned to attack William's coach at Turnham Green with a small party while two larger ones assaulted his guards from either side. Rookwood commanded one of these, consisting of men come from France. Rookwood was named in the proclamation of 23 February 1696. He was arrested soon afterwards while staying under aliases at a Tower Hill tavern (Rookwood used the alias Felton), were committed on general suspicion to the Poultry Compter prison. He was arraigned on 14 April with Major Robert Lowick and the Jacobite quartermaster Charles Cranburn. His trial, on 21 April, the first held under the new Treason Trials Act, was mainly occupied by arguments between his counsel, Sir Bartholomew Shower and Constantine Phipps (afterwards lord chancellor of Ireland), the crown law officers, and Lord Chief Justice Holt over the new procedure. Rookwood, a man of deeds more than words (Gage, 249n. ), said almost nothing then, or when he, Lowick, and Cranburn were executed at Tyburn on 29 April 1696. Having originally resolved to die in silence (ibid. ), on second thoughts he left a paper, mainly to clear James of the charge of authorizing the assassination. DNBCondition: Disbound. The pages are firmly bound together, although pages 19-37 are missing. Extremely bright and clean for its age, just a few small handling marks. Overall: FAIR..

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        Opuscula aliquot . De motu cordis in & extra uterum, ovo, ovi aere & respiratione. De motu bilis & liquidorum omniumper corpora animalium. De fermentis & glandulis.

      Leyde, C. Boutesteyn 1696 - In-4. Collation : (20), 261, (3) pp., 3 planches h.-t. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure du XVIIIe.) Seconde édition. En plus des textes énoncés sur le titre, contient: - De missione sanguinis. - De contractione naturali et villo contractili. L'ouvrage est dédié à Alexander Pitcairn, qui tenta de développer une théorie mathématique de la médecine. Krivatsy 1076. Heirs of Hippocrates 427. Relié avec: - Exercitationes anatomicae duae. De structura et usu renum ut et de gustus organo novissime deprehenso; Praemissis ad faciliorem intelligentiam quibusdam de saporibus. Accedunt quaedam renum monstrorum exempla, ex medicorum celebrium scriptis collecta per Gerhardum Blasium. Leyde, A. Langerack, 1711. In-4 de (10)-166 pp., 4 planches gravées dépliantes h.-t. Ce volume réunit les grands textes sur l'anatomie et la physiologie de Lorenzo Bellini (1643-1704). Elève de Redi et Borelli, il applique dans ses études une théorie mécanique de la physiologie du corps humain. "The "Opuscula" developed Bellini's earlier iatromecanical themes most fully. Organisazed onto postulates, theorems, and corollaries, it treats problems ranging from the hydraulics of intrauterine and extrauterine circulation to the mechanics of the "contractile villi". For example he considered the blood to be a fluid flowing through conical vessels, according to Borelli's laws of hydraulics, and he imagined that the "contractile villi" (which explain the body's reaction to stimuli) expand, contract, and vibrate like ordinary musical stings. In these carefully stated positions Bellini hoped to explain all important physiological phenomena according to the laws of mechanics." DSB 1, 593. Dos légèrement frotté, intérieur très frais. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liturgia

      excudebat E. Jones, impensis A. Swall & T. Childe, Londini 1696 - Liturgia, Seu Liber Precum Communium, Et Administrationis Sacramentorum, Aliorumque Rituum atque Ceremoniarum Ecclesiæ Juxta Usum Ecclesiæ Anglicanæ: Una Cum Psalterio Seu Psalmis Davidis, Ea Punctatione distinctis, qua Cantari aut Recitari debent in Ecclesiis. Itemque Forma & Modus Faciendi, Ordinandi & Consecrandi Episcopos, Presbyteros, Diacones. Engraved frontispiece and 51 additional engraved plates. 8vo. [168 x 95 x 32 mm]. [25], [164] ff. Contemporary "sombre" binding of black goatskin, the covers tooled all-over in blind, with repeated draw-handles, a stylised and a naturalistic flower, buds, palmette and roundels. The spine divided into five panels, tooled in blind with repeated draw-handles, a wedge-shaped floral tool and roundels, the edges of the boards tooled with a blind roll, plain endleaves, darkened edges. (Spine slightly faded and rubbed, corners a little bumped). Wing B.3694A, with reference to an engraved frontispiece but no mention of the other plates (and while the frontispiece is lettered in Latin, the additional plates are captioned in English, implying that they were intended for another work). This version of the Liturgy was largely translated into Latin by John Durel. There is some browning throughout, and the upper corner of D11 and D12 are torn (though they are separated by a plate that has not been torn). The binding is a little out of square, as a result of use. It is nevertheless in good condition, and is a handsome example of a "sombre" binding, with a profusion of small tools. Such bindings were produced for use at times of mourning, or for Lenten observance.

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        Konvolut von vier Pferdebüchern in einem Buch: Zweyer Bücher auserlesen und bewerth befundener Roß-Artzeneyen / In welchen Alle Merckmahl und Zeichen eines guten Pferdes (...) Deren das Erste von Antoni le Pluvinel in Französischer / Das Andere aber von Stephano Bracciolini ... beschrieben. ... Leipzig: Johann Herbord Klossen, 1696 bzw. 1686. 99 Blatt und 96 Seiten sowie 2 Blatt. Angebunden: M. Böhme: Ein NeuBuch von bewehrten RoßArtzeneyen / Darinnen allerhand statliche Experiment und Artzneyen... 12. Aufl. Mit drei Holzschnitten. Leipzig und Franckfurth: Johann Herbord Klosen, 1697. 8 Blatt und 160 Seiten. Weiter angebunden: Michael Böhme: Kurtze doch bewährte Vieh-Artzney / darinnen die meisten Krankheiten (...) 1697. Titelblatt und 46 Seiten. Weiter angebunden: Johann Walther: Kurtze Beschreibung der Pferde- und Vieh-Zucht / Wie auch Allerhand künstlichen und wohlbewehrten Roß- und Vieh-Artzneyen. 6. Auflage. Leipzig: Klossen 1689. Titelblatt, 3 Holzschnitte und 204 Seiten sowie 6 Blatt Register.

      . Pergament der Zeit (der Einband fleckig, das Blatt mit den Seiten 175/176 im letzten Werk mit einer Fehlstelle und geringfügigen Textverlust, im ersten Werk fehlt eine Tafel im siebten Kapitel, teils etwas fleckig, der Buchblock einmal angebrochen, sonst gutes und weitgehend sauberes Exemplar, nur die letzten Seiten des letzten Werks mit einem Wasserrand). 8°. fest gebunden. Seltene Pferdebücher.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE GENES DEPUIS L'AN 464 DE LA FONDATION DE ROME, JUSQU'A PRESENT (3 VOLS.)

      Paris, 1696-97: Denys De Puis. Paris, 1696-97: Denys De Puis 8vo. 12mo. (x), 568; (i), 569-686, 1-388; (i), 441 pp. Engraved frontis. is vol.1 by A. Dieu and engraved by Audran. Engraved circular vignettes to titlepages in each vol. and devices and decorative initial caps at chapter heads, also headpieces. Pages edges dyed red. Full calf with raised bands to spines, gilt tooling, title lettering on contemp. red labels. Library reference numbers inside f/c on each vol., not in anyway obtrusive. Some very minor damp staining affecting final few leaves on the last vol which also has a piece of the endpaper torn away. A Fine and handsome set. . Full Calf.

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        'Isola Di Cipro'.:.

      . Kupferstich v. Vicenzo Maria Coronelli aus Isolario ... b. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli in Venedig, 1696, 12,5 x 16,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Stylianou, The History of the Cartography of Cyprus, S. 139, Abb. 399; Navari 99; Ioannou Coll. 54; BoC 41; Zacharakis/Scutari 1151/704. - With Pag. "288". - Ganze Buchseite. - Zeigt die Insel Zypern.

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        Lodovico il Grande L'Invincible il Felice, il Savio, il Conquistatore

      1696. Kupferstich, Darstellung: 26,5 x 35 cm. Portrait von Ludwig XIV.(1638 - 1715), genannt 'der Sonnenkönig', von 1643 bis zu seinem Tod König von Frankreich und Navarra. Aus 'Corso Geographico Universale' von Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718). Leichte Quetschfalte unten, insgesamt gut erhalten. Scarce portrait of Louis XIV of France (1638 - 1715) with dates and names of the important events from his life in the cartouche. From 'Corso Geographico Universale' by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli (1650-1718). In a good condition.

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

      1696. . Vgl. Wellcome II, 518; Krivatsy 11976; Horn-A. 125.- Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1695 erschienenen medizinisch-diätischen Werkes. 'Trotz der zahlreichen Auflagen ist das Buch nur in wenigen Exemplaren auf uns gekommen; die große Masse hat sich - der beste Beweis für die Wichtigkeit und Popularität des Werkes - im täglichen Gebrauch selbst aufgezehrt. Das Buch enthält über 1750 Rezepte für allerlei Krankheiten. ... Besonders groß ist die Zahl der Vorschriften für Frauen- und Kinderkrankheiten' (Bohatta, Eleonora).- Vereinzelt mit minimalem Feuchtrand im Außensteg oder minimal stockfleckig.

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        Ducatus Wirtenbergensis. Elwangen Comitatus Hohen Zolorn Rechberg Baronatus Waldenberg Territori Ulmensis

      1696. Grenzkolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 58 x 49 cm. Detaillierte Karte von Württemberg mit wunderschönem Altkolorit. Zeigt das Gebiet zwissen Dillingen, Rottweil und Mannheim. Kaum gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Detailed map of Wuerttemberg with beautiful original coloring. Slightly age-toned, in general in a good condition.

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        Landgraviatus Hassiae Darmstadiensis Rhenofeldensis cum Adjacentibus Regionibus Ut Landgraviatuum Thuringiae Ducatuum Westfaliae Brunwicensis Comitatuum Hanoviae Nassoviae cum Abatia Vuldense ect: Accuratissima Discriptio Edita pro Theodorum Danckerts.

      Danckert, Amsterdam 1696 - .Amstelod cum Privil: Ordinum Holl: et Westfrisiae; Kupferstichkarte; Kartengrösse ca. 50 x 56 cm; mit Falzspuren, altkoloriert; Slg. Ryhiner 10042; professionell hinter Glas gerahmt

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        Que la religion chretienne est tres raisonnable, Telle qu'elle nous est representee dans l'ecriture sainte (...).

      Amsteram, Henri Westein, 1696-1703.. 2 volumes in-12, plein veau de l'epoque, dos a nerfs guilloches or ornes de caissons fleuronnes, tranches mouchetees (qqs epidermures et petits accrocs), (8), 356, (3) p. et (4), 318 p., titres noir et rouge (qqs rousseurs). Premiere traduction francaise, rare, complete des deux parties, de 'The Reasonableness of christianity, and its vindications', publiee anonymement immediatement a la suite de l'originale londonienne. "In october 1695 Jean le Clerc reported to Locke from Amsterdam that the Westein firm was having the 'Reasonableness' translated into french" (Yolton). La traduction de Pierre Coste, protestant francais refugie en Angleterre au moment de la revocation de l'Edit de Nantes, est fidele au texte original ("fairly faithfull") et le traducteur a pris la liberte de diviser l'ouvrage en 15 chapitres. Le second volume, publie en 1703, contient une traduction libre des deux "Vindications" de Locke, avec notes critiques, commentaires et eclaircissements du traducteur places entre guillemets. Initialement destine a donner un fondement theorique a une reconciliation religieuse, l'ouvrage souleva une intense polemique en Angleterre et fut abondamment lu et commente par les Philosophes des Lumieres. (Yolton, n°240 et 241). Bon exemplaire, relie a l'epoque..

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        Aestates Surrentinae.

      o.A., 1696/97.. 280 S. Pergamentband. Buch gut erhalten; Einband u. Schnitt etwas braunfleckig; Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen; Vorsätze beschrieben, Stempel auf Vorsatz vorn, wenige Anstreichungen mit Bleistift im Text; innen sonst sehr gut erhalten

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        The Compleat Horseman: or, The Perfect Farrier: In Tw0 Parts

      London.: M. Gillyflower, R. Bentley, H. Bonwick, et al., 1696, London. M. Gillyflower, R. Bentley, H. Bonwick, et al. 1696, Bound in later, 3/4 undecorated burgundy morocco. Raised bands. Marbled endsheets. Bookplate of George A. Downing to front pastedown. Thick Folio. 325mm x 198mm. The First Edition in English. Illustrated by a copperplate engraved frontispiece and 6 additional folding copperplate engraved plates(this copy lacks the portrait of Solleysell). The Parfait Mareschal (Compleat Farrier) was first published in France in 1644.This First Edition in English, Translated by Sir William Hope, was adapted from the Eighth French Edition. After studying at Lyon, Solleysell, a celebrated "Master of Horse", moved to Paris, there to practice his trade in the most celebrated riding schools of the day. He accompanied the Comte d'Avaux to Germany on a diplomatic mission in 1645, where he absorbed the superlative German advances in Veterinary science and Equitation. Upon his return to France, Solleysell established his own riding Academy,assisted Bernardi (his pupil), in founding another as well as embarking into the King's Service. Solleysell was an artist of some merit and it is likely that he executed the engravings which illustrate this work. Mellon/Podeschi 41; Wing S-4457. Solleysell Portrait plate lacking. Short, older, archival butterfly tape and adhesive repair to Frontis. Reinforced chip to Title page which has been tipped-on to recto of Frontis. Binding cord visible at gutter between recto of Title and Dedicatory Pages (binding most firm). Plates are generally crisp, with usual sporadic light toning but no foxing worthy of mention. Specifically, plates present : Frontis - Marginal chipping at gutter. Sort tear at top edge. 1 - Nonintrusive chipping to fore-edge. 2. Chipped fore-edge, short tear to slightly trimmed top edge. 3. Chipping to edge at gutter, short intrusive 2" tear at gutter. 4. Tiny wear-through at crease. 5. There are 2 copies of this plate. One is complete and well bound in which presents a small stain and nonintrusive marginal chipping. The other copy is half bound-in, with the remaining portion detached and laid-in. 6.Two small holes (5mm)at center, short marginal tear at gutter. A Very Good copy.

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        De nieuw hervormde anatomie, ofte, Ontlending des menschen Lighaams. Gebouwd op de waaragtiste en naukeurigste ondervinding deser eeuw. Zynde met een groot getal kunstig platen op nieuws verciert. Als ook Verhandelinge van het Balsement der Lighamen.

      Amsterdam, By Jan Ten Hoorn 1696.. 8°. 7 n.n. Bl., 761 S., 20 n. n. S. Mit einem schönen gestochenen Frontispiz (anatomische Sektion), einem Porträt Blankaart's, gestochen von Gunst nach Van der Plaats und 83 Kupferstichtafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit.. Krivatsy, 1311. - Wellcome II, 177 (für die lateinische Ausgabe Leyden 1687). - Holländische Originalsausgabe. - Erschien erstmals 1678 in einer Holländischen Ausgabe, der bis 1725 noch 5 andere, meist erweiterte Ausgaben folgten. Hier die wahrscheinlich 4. Ausgabe. - Blankaart (1650-1702) schrieb seine Anatomie hauptsächlich aus praktischer Erfahrung in Amsterdam. Bekannt wurde er durch sein griechisch-lateinisches Wörterbuch der Medizin. Wie in der lateinischen Ausgabe mit dem von HOH erwähnten Kapitel über die Einbalsamierung. - Pergamentbezug am Rücken an mehreren Stellen angerissen. Gelenk des Vorderdeckels zu 2/3 eingerissen. (Sprache: Holländisch)

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        LOS REYES NUEVOS DE TOLEDO

      Imp Juan Garcia Infançon - Madrid. 1696. 20x16. 2h+445Pág+7h. Pergamino. Descrivense las cosas más augustas y notables de esta Ciudad Imperial; quienes fueron los Reyes Nuevos, sus virtudes, sus hechos, sus proezas, sus hazañas, y la Real Capilla que fundaron en la Santa Iglesia, Mausoléo sumptuoso, donde descansan sus cuerpos. Primeras paginas un poco fatigadas. Ref 1.3 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Brief m. eigh. U. u. papiergedecktem Siegel

      Rom, 24. November 1696.. Italienische Handschrift auf Papier, 1 1/2 SS. auf 2 Bll., c. 27 x 20,5 cm. Falt- u. Knickspuren, leicht angeschmutzt, zweites Blatt mit öffnungsbedingter Randfehlstelle, zwei kleine Löcher (minimaler Textverlust).. Als Finanzbeamter der apostolischen Datarie an den Gemeindevorstand von Soriano nel Cimino (Prov. Viterbo) in Finanzangelegenheiten der Gemeinde. - Mariani, zuvor langjähriger Mitarbeiter der apostolischen Datarie, begleitete 1702 den päpstlichen Legaten Kardinal Tournon nach China, wo dieser die Einhaltung der Riten unter den dortigen Christen überprüfen sollte. Gemeinsam mit dem Jesuiten Joachim Bouvet wurde Mariani 1706 Leiter einer Delegation des Kaisers von China. Nach anfänglichen diplomatischen Erfolgen Tournons und Marianis am chinesischen Kaiserhof fielen beide jedoch wegen Missachtung der Etikette und aufgrund von Konflikten mit den Jesuiten bei Kaiser Kangxi in Ungnade. Mariani wurde 1707 aus Bejing verwiesen und verbrachte die folgenden Jahre als Prokurator der römischen Kongregation Propaganda Fide in Macao; zeitweilig unter Arrest. Als Mariani 1719 auch aus Macao verwiesen wurde, begab er sich ins indische Madras ( - damals unter portugiesischer Herrschaft), wo er zwei Jahre später verstarb. - In China war Mariani bekannt unter dem Namen "Sha Guoan" [Cha-Quc-Ghan]. Nach zuvor nur sporadischen Kontakten zwischen der Katholischen Kirche und China festigten sich die römisch-chinesischen Kontakte im 17. Jahrhundert, v.a. aufgrund der Bemühungen seitens der Jesuiten. Der Misserfolg der Mission Tournons und Marianis führte 1722 zur Ausweisung der christlichen Missionare aus China.

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        Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade, &c. Writ upon several Occasions, and Published at different Times.

      London Printed for A. and J. Churchill 1696 - First Collected Edition of Locke's Writings on the Fundamentals of Economics LOCKE, John. Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade, &c. Writ upon several Occasions, and Published at different Times. London: Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1696. First collected edition of Locke's important writings on the fundamentals of economics. Small octavo (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches; 159 x 95 mm). [4], 4, 192; 24; [16], 111, [1, advertisement], [1, eratta], [1, blank] pp. With general title-page, and separate title-pages for Some Considerations and Further Considerations. Contemporary full speckled calf, rebacked to style. Boards stamped in blind. Red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Boards a bit chipped chipped and bumped. Overall avery good copy. Comprised of: The Second edition Corrected of: Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest, and Raising the Value of Money. In a Letter to a Member of Parliament, 1691. London: for Awnsham and John Churchill, 1696. [and] Short Observations on a Printed Paper, Intituled, For encouraging the Coining Silver Money in England, and after for keeping it here. [1695] [and] Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money. Wherein Mr. Lowndes?s Arguments for it in his late Report concerning An Essay for the Amendment of the Silver Coins, are particularly Examined. London: Printed for A. and J. Churchil, 1695. ESTC lists two variants: one has "By John Locke, Esq;" on the title-page, 'Further Considerations' dated 1695, and 111 pages. The other issue has "By Mr. John Locke" on the title-page, "Further Considerations" dated 1696, and 112 pages. This copy is a combination of the two, with 'Further Considerations' dated 1695 and "By Mr. John Locke" on the title-page. "?The Great Recoinage? controversy of the 1690s was the impetus for Locke?s writings on mercantile and monetary theory. In the 1660s Sir Josiah Child had argued that the legal rate of interest should be lowered. It was still a topic for political discussion in the early 1690s: Child was still pressing the argument, and was supported by London merchants. Locke however defended a legal rate of interest but refused to fix it below the current rates. This was the occasion for his publishing Some Considerations of the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Money in 1692. When William Lowndes, Secretary of the Treasury, proposed in 1695 to raise the nominal value of coins, Locke slightly revised Some Considerations and also published two further pamphlets, Short Considerations, and Further Considerations. At that time gold and silver coins had a value equivalent to their metal content, representing nothing but their silver or gold quantity. Locke rejected devaluation, basing his argument on this ?commodity theory? of money. He considered ?raising of the denomination or the increase of alloy? to be debasement and fraud" (Yolton). "Locke?s second major essay, Further Considerations Concerning Raising the Value of Money (1695), while it reiterated many of his earlier arguments, was mostly concerned with the issue of recoinage. Locke took issue with a proposal to devalue the official coinage by 20 per cent and argued strongly for recoining at the old standard the currently circulating coins debased by clipping and normal wear and tear. Money, Locke argued was equivalent to gold and silver. People contracted for gold and silver and a government stamp was simply an assurance of the specie content of official coins. Hence, a devaluation would only confuse trade and cause an increase in prices denominated in terms of pounds and shillings" (The New Palgrave). Einaudi. Goldsmiths'. Kress. HBS 66981RSL. $11,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Corpus Iuris Criminalis, Caroli V. Imperatoris, nova methodo, novisque notis theoretico-practicis, per membra, articulos, compages et praeiudicia, inter lucubrationes hiemales digestum, & in appendice variis, novisque consiliis adauctum. Oder, Peinliche Halß-Gerichts-Ordnung, Kayser Carls deß Fünfften [...].

      Ulm, Christian Balthasar Kühns Erben für Georg Wilhelm Kühn, 1696(-1706).. (6), 547, (45), (4), 64 (falsch: 46), (4), 549-696 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und einer mehrf. gefalt. Tabelle. Pergamentband der Zeit auf 3 durchzogenen Bünden mit hs. Rückentitel. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 4to.. Spätere Ausgabe (eine von drei Druckvarianten im selben Jahr) der erstmals 1685 erschienenen Bearbeitung der "Peinlichen Halsgerichtsordnung" durch Jakob Otto, eine der letzten wichtigen Bearbeitungen der Carolina. Hier zwischengebunden die "Peinliche Gerichtsordnung" mit eigenem Titelblatt (Titelauflage von 1706). - Unterschiedlich gebräunt; Marginalien der Zeit. Alter Monogrammstempel "AK" und Besitzerstempel "Kießling" am Titel. Im ganzen ansprechendes Exemplar. - VD 17, 1:012318C. Kohler/Sch. XXXIX.

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        Relations de divers voyages curieux, qui nont point este publiees

      Paris: , 1696. A very complete copy, with a distinguished Provenance. 1696. Paris. Thomas Moette. Two volumes in folio (350 mm x 218 mm). A very difficult and tricky collation, available upon request, but more complete than most copies, as mentioned by Brunet (including the parts that would integrate the fifth part never published and the rare fragments, see collation for details). Contemporary calf, boards with gilt fillet and centre with arms of the Lindesiana; neatly and tastefully rebacked to style, with raised bands, tooled and lettered in gilt. Foxing spots and toning throughout, heavier to places, occasional soiling; folding maps generally in excellent condition but with a few tears here and there.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).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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        'Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Moguntini cum adjacentius Regionibus ut Landgraviatuum Hasso Darmstadiensis et Rhenofeldensis Comitatuum Hanoviensis Verthemiensis Erpachiensis et Territorium Francofurtensis Accurtissima Tabula Per Iustinum Danckerts Amst. cum Privilegio':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Justus Danckerts in Amsterdam, 1696, 50,5 x 57 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Vgl. Koeman Dan 3, 35. - Zeigt das Erzbistum und Kurfürstentum Mainz. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Wappen und Allegorien.

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