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        White Hall / S. Pauls Cathedral

      Venice, c. 1696. Copper engraving, 43 x 27 cms, black and white, restoration to elaborate border dividing the two images (3 x 0.4 cms hole neatly closed), blank verso; from 'Isolario dell'Atlante Veneto', perhaps the last of the great Italian ‘island books’. If Coronelli’s St Paul’s differs somewhat from the cathedral we know, it’s worth bearing in mind that Wren’s building only came into use in 1697 and was officially completed in 1708.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        DISSERTATIO MEDICA INAUGURALIS De CIRCULATIONE SANGUINIS (On Blood Circulation). [bound with] PROLUSIO INAUGURALIS De MOTORE CORDIS (Preliminary on Heart Action) . [bound with] DIATRIBE MEDICA EXHIBENS AEGRUM MEMORIAE DEBILITATE LABORANTEM (Suffering an Unstable Memory). [bound with] DIATRIBE MEDICA De FERMENTIS CHIMICS (Chemical Fermentation) [1695] . [bound with] DISSERTATIO CHIMICO-MEDICA De TINCTURAMARTIS HELLEBORATA (Chemical-Medical Properties of Tincture of Hellebore) . [bound with] POSITIONES De AESTU MARIS MICROCOSMICI Seu FLUXU Et REFLUXU SANGUINIS (Arguments About the Microcosmic Sea Tide, or on the Flux and Reflux of Blood) .

      Typis Iohannis Iacobi Krebsii,, Jenae [Jena]: 1696 - Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. A bound volume of six related, though distinct, theses of Medicine, with the 1st, 3rd & 4th attended under the direction of one of the most brilliant scientists of the era, Georg Wolfgang Wedel. However, the piece of distinction must be credited to that of Stahl, a protege of Wedel's at Jena who achieved his own place of prominence in the early 18th C scientific world both as a practicing physician and as a proponent of the 'anima' philosophy, of which blood circulation plays a key role. ". through his writings [he] became vastly influential. . [in fact, the DSB continues] Stahl influenced the whole of eighteenth-century medicine; and his imprint is being increasingly appreciated as historians trace his role in the drama of eighteenth-century medical thought." OCLC records only 1 institutional holding of this very early Stahl title on blood circulation, which was published in Halle while Stahl lectured at the University, and where he remained till 1715 until being called to court by Frederick William I of Prussia, to assume the position of court physician. Lacking lower 1-3/4" of spine. Other general wear & soiling to binding. A Very Good copy. Contemporaneous full vellum binding, with "Iparal 1696" stamped to top board. Green edgestain. Period fore-edge tabs marking the divers dissertations. 4to: A - D4; ):(4; 2A - B4 C2; 3A - C4 D2; 4A - B4 C2; 2 A - F4. 19.2 cm x 15.5 cm. 1st edition. 31, [1]; [8]; 18, [2]; 28; 20; [52] pp. Text in Latin. All but the 2nd begin with full printed title page; the 2nd by Slevogt with a divisional title [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Geburtsbrief und Leumundszeugnis für Karl Stein, Sohn des Oberkämmerers Michael Stein, zur Aufnahme einer Lehre als Kannen- und Zinngießer in Zeitz. Handschrift auf Pergament

      Pegau, 24. Febr. 1696. 40 x 61 cm. 1 Seiten mit Randschmuck und kalligraphisch hervorgehobener Anfangszeile "Wir Bürgermeister und Rath ... - Dem Oberkämmerer Michael Stein wird bestätigt, daß er seinen Sohn "Caroll Steinen ... bereits bey der löbl. Zunft der Kannen- und Zinngießer in Zeitz aufgedinget". Als Zeugen bestätigen der Bürgermeister Johann Andreas Juglein und David Fritzsche(?), daß "erwähnter Carol Stein" rechtmäßiger Sohn des Michael Stein und dessen Frau Barbara ist, die am 24. September 1661 in der Sankt-Laurentius-Kirche getraut wurden. Außerdem wird deren "redliches Herkommen" bestätigt, "auch niemand mit einiger Leibeigenschaft verbunden, erzeugt und geboren". Taufpaten des am 31. Januar 1680 geborenen Karl Stein waren Barbara Dorothee Schirmer und Friedrich Rausch(?). Angestaubt und stellenweise fleckig; in den Falzen 2 Löcher ca. 1 cm; in 5 Zeilen stellenweise Abrieb und Verlust einzelner Worte; das Siegel wurde entfernt -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Nouveau Traité de la Taille des Arbres Fruitiers, Contenant Plusieurs Figures qui Marquent les Manieres de les Bien Tailler, pour leur Faire Produire Quantité de Fruits

      Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1696. 12mo. 4, (ii), ll, 153, (iii)pp. First edition. A complete copy of Dahuron's work on the pruning and grafting of fruit trees, with all twelve woodcuts demonstrating techniques. Dahuron was the gardener to Georg Wilhelm, the Duke of Brunswick at Luneberg, responsible for designing pleasure and vegetable gardens for the estate. In 1701, he became royal gardener to Frederick Wilhelm I, King of Prussia, in Potsdam. According to the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, this is "a rare little work, not listed in any of the larger botanical collections so far as we can find." In the original vellum binding.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Aenaria Ins. hoggidi Ischia

      Kolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von Vincenzo Maria Coronelli um 1696. 26.5x42.5 cm. - Tooley 2 I, S. 301f. - Aus: "Isolario dell' Atlante Veneto.". Detaillierte Karte der Insel in Südorientierung mit der Insel Procida und der italienischen Küste mit Cumae. Dekoratives Blatt mit Darstellungen der Berge, die Ortschaften sind als kleine Ansichten eingezeichnet, unten rechts Wappenkartusche. Der venezianische Mönch Vincenzo Maria Coronelli wurde für seine Atlanten, aber besonders auch für die Anfertigung von Globen berühmt.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        ROMAE ANTIQUAE NOTITIA

      1696. Very Good. KENNETT, Basil. ROMAE ANTIQUAE NOTITIA: OR, THE ANTIQUITIES OF ROME. London: Printed for A. Swall and T. Child at the Unicorn, 1696. First edition. In 2 Parts: (1) A short history of the rise, progress, and decay of the Commonwealth, and (2) A description of the city: an account of the religion, civil government, and art of war; with the remarkable customs and ceremonies, publick and private. Illustrated with 10 engraved plates (5 of which are foldouts). Index. 8vo., contemporary speckled calf; volume has been rebacked. 17th century ink notation to first leaf. Some scuffing and minor edgewear to boards; one small spot of worming to middle front board, else no sign of critter activity. Clean text; the bottom opening corner of one of the final blank leaves has been torn off. A very good copy of the author's first and best known work, which went through many editions up to 1820 and was the standard work on the subject for nearly a century. Rare. [Wing K298]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Prince Arthur. An Heroick Poem. In Ten Books

      London: Awnsham & John Churchill, 1696. Third edition, corrected. Hardcover. Very good. Small folio. The third edition, corrected, to which is added an Index explaining the names of countries, cities, rivers, etc. (20),296,(4)pp. Errata description on final text page. Contemporary full calf tooled in a Cambridge design. Spine in six compartments with raised bands; red leather lettering label, gilt. Armorial bookplate. Hinges and spine tip neatly and nearly invisibly mended, light wear and soiling else a very good copy in contemporary binding. 'Prince Arthur' opens with Arthur's return to Britain to reclaim the crown, and culminates with the final single battle between Tollo and Arthur for control of the kingdom. Taken from Geoffrey of Monmouth, and modelled stylistically on Virgil ('I sing the Briton and his Righteous Arms'), Prince Arthur was a great favorite of King William. Wing B3082. See Lowndes 211. ESTC R11096.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Campegius Vitringa De Synagoga Vetere Libri Tres (1696)

      1696. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Work on the ancient synagogue & the development of the early church. First Edition, two volume set. Original contemporary vellum binding. Former Grozer Theological Seminary set w/ bookplates. Moderatae wear. PO writing in pencil on front end page. Good condition set.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        THE COMPLEAT HORSEMAN: DISCOVERING THE SUREST MARKS OF THE BEAUTY, GOODNESS AND IMPERFECTIONS OF HORSES..also the art of shoeing..breeding...supplement of riding

      London Gillyflower 1696 Folio .Mid 20th Century full plain brown calf, plain banded spine with tan title label. Collation. 2 pp of early end papers bound in with manuscript notes to them. Engraved frontis portrait. Engraved title "The compleat horseman part the 1st". Title page. 4pp dedication.46pp preface and introduction & contents. Text pp.261, with verso of corrections. A supplement of Horsemanship, title page. 2pp preface. pp.87. Engraved title "The compeat horseman part the 2nd". 16pp advert and contents. Text 300pp . 4pp index. Comes with 5 folding plates of 6 (missing no.5). There is some wear and creasing to plates Plates one and 4 have some margin loss, 4 with a tear into image. Other plates have little creasing to margins and folds Some staining to text and minor occasional margin wear.Slight aroma of coming from a smoking environment Overall good copy in a plain later leather binding

      [Bookseller: Boz Books]
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        Livre de Chiffres à double traits, ou l'on trouve les Noms & Surnoms utile aux Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs et autres. Dédié à Monseigneur Le Dauphin. Dessiné et gravé par Ch. Mavelot, Valet de Chambre et Graveur de Feüe Madame la Dauphine à Paris

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur, Place Dauphine., 1696 Sans date (circa 1696). Second tirage du Livre de chiffres, dont la première édition parut en 1680 avec un titre gravé différent, soit "Nouveau livre de chiffres". L'illustration entièrement dessinée et gravée en taille-douce par Charles Mavelot comprend un titre, une dédicace au Dauphin, 20 (sur 21) superbes planches avec grands chiffres couronnés et 58 planches avec chiffres à double trait, comprenant 6 sujets par feuille, donnant en tout 348 monogrammes. La planche 21 est manquante (une copie de la planche 21 est fourni). Contrairement au premier tirage, toutes les planches portent la signature de Mavelot. Le portrait de Mavelot qui aurait normalement dû être placé entre la page titre et la dédicace a été placé avant la page titre après avoir été découpé et remonté sur une autre page. SECOND TIRAGE, EN PARTIE ORIGINAL, DU PLUS BEL ET DU PLUS RARE DES OUVRAGES DE MAVELOT, et l'un des plus beaux livres du genre du XVIIe siècle. Reliure en très bonne condition. Pages intérieures en très bonne condition, propres et solides. LIVRE D'UNE GRANDE RARETÉ. Le WorldCat ne liste qu'un seul exemplaire, à la National Library of Scotland. N'est pas à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Photos disponibles sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Delineatio Arcis Cronenburgensis quam Sereniss. Rex Sueciæ amplioribus munimentis cingere fecit A. 1659.

      Kobberstik efter forlæg af Erik Dahlberg. 29 x 34 cm. [Nürnberg 1696-1729]. Med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen. Kobberstikket er ikke koloreret. Papirmål inklusive marginer : 33,5 x 40,5 cm. - Svag lys stribe langs midterfold, ellers et meget fint eksemplar.. Fra Samuel Pufendorfs store beskrivelse af den svenske konge Karl X Gustavs felttog i Polen, Tyskland og Danmark i årene 1655-1660. Første udgave af værket var på latin: "De rebus a Carolo Gustavo, Sueciæ rege, gestis commentariorum libri septem" og blev udsendt i Nürnberg i år 1696. Samme forlag udsendte i 1697 både en tysk og en fransk oversættelse og i 1729 en latinsk anden udgave. De fire udgaver var rigt illustreret med samme kort og billeder i kobberstik, udført efter forlæg af Erik Dahlberg. Nærværende kobberstik er fra en af disse udgaver.Samuel Pufendorf (1632-1694), tysk-svensk retslærd og historiker.I år 1667 blev han professor i Naturret ved universitetet i Lund, 10 år senere kaldtes han til Stockholm som Kongelig Haandsekretær og Historiograf. Fra da af kastede han sig især over historiske studier, og en af frugterne blev hans store værk om Karl X Gustav.Erik Dahlberg (1625-1703), svensk våbenmester og fortifikationsingeniør.Han er især kendt for storværket om det gamle og det nye Sverige: "Suecia antiqua et hodierna" samt for illustrationerne til ovennævnte værk af Pufendorf. Erik Dahlberg deltog selv i Karl X Gustavs felttog og illustrationerne bygger på hans egne iagttagelser

      [Bookseller: Finnerups Antikvariat]
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        A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Year 1690 and 1691

      London: Daniel Dring,, 1696. Being a full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamans, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, with an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. By Monsieur Duquesne. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands, Cape Verd, Senegal and Gambia &c. … Done into English from the Paris Edition. Octavo (164 × 104 mm) Contemporary sprinkled sheep, unlettered, double blind rules. 2 folding maps, and 5 engraved plates. A little rubbed, neatly rebacked and with some skillful restoration to the corners, light browning, slight stain to the fore-edge which does not carry to the margins, a very good copy. First editions in English. The first part is a translation of Pouchot de Chantassin's Relation du Voyage et Retour des Indes Orientales pendant les Années 1690 & 1691. Par un Garde de la Marine Servant sur le Bord de Monsieur Duquesne (Paris, 1692). His name is not given in this translation, but appears in the privilege to the French edition. "The author was employed in French factory posts set up in India, and travelled amongst the India Ocean Islands" (NMM). Pouchot's account of the fight "with fourteen Dutch and English ships" at Fort St. George (pp. 96–105) is contested by Dampier in A New Voyage, explaining that he feels obliged to relate the story (which was given to him by "the Gunner's Mate of Capt. Heath's Ship, a very sensible Man") because "there is such a plausible Story made of it in Captain Duquesne's Late Voyage to the East-Indies" (I, p. 522). Dampier describes a rather inconclusive and desultory engagement, with the Dutch and English "fleet" being an accidental gathering of heavily laden and under-armed merchantmen, rather than the well-organized force under two admirals portrayed in the French account published here. The second part is a translation of Le Maire's Les voyages du Sieur Le Maire aux îles Canaries, Cap-Verd, Sénégal et Gambie sous Monsieur Dancourt (1695). Le Maire was a surgeon with the Compagnie d'Afrique; his well-observed narrative contains probably the first account of the Canary Islands written by a visitor, and perhaps more importantly his work remains an key source for the study of 17th-century West Africa, interactions between Africans and Europeans, and aspects of the slave trade.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AN EXEMPLIFICATION OF RECOVERY OF LAND IN WALES

      29 March, 1696. A Vast, Visually Dramatic William III Document, With Original Pendant Seal in Pristine Condition. 495 x 705 mm (19 1/2 x 27 3/4"). 19 lines in a professional scribe's notarial hand. UPPER LEFT CORNER WITH A VERY LARGE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF THE KING (measuring approximately 240 x 220 mm., including its calligraphic surround), the first words of the document ("Gulielmus Tertius Dei") in large, bold, calligraphic letters across the full length of the document, and WITH A LOVELY SWIRLING ENGRAVED INHABITED ACANTHUS BORDER IN THE TOP MARGIN, incorporating a pheasant, a rampant lion, an eagle, a stork, and a unicorn. WITH THE LARGE ROYAL SEAL, measuring slightly more than 100 mm. in diameter, on its vellum thong at the bottom, the seal ENCASED IN ITS ORIGINAL PAPER WRAPPER (now adhering to the wax and fitting around its contours). The border decoration at the top and the final word of the first line of text trimmed off at the right (though the rest of the text intact), a bit of abrasion along folds and four small holes where folds intersect, very slight soiling, otherwise IN FINE CONDITION, the engraved decoration and written text rich and clear, the vellum bright and fresh, and the seal perfectly preserved. This superb royal document is an exemplification of recovery, a document used in the transfer of title to land. A "common recovery" was in essence a fake lawsuit in which all parties colluded to break entails, those conditions or stipulations that restricted the inheritance or transfer of a particular piece of land to certain individuals.The judgment of the court (usually the Court of Common Pleas) could be used to transfer the property as the parties wished. The exemplification, always a very attractive document featuring a portait of the monarch and the Great Seal, was an official copy of the court record that could be used to prove the title to the land. Until the mid-18th century, these documents were written in Latin using an archaic, and almost indecipherable, court hand. This exemplification concerns the recovery of lands in Beguildy, a small village seven miles northwest of Knighton in Radnorshire, South Wales; the principals involved are Hugh Lewis, Michael Taylor, and Morgan Vaughan. In addition to the Great Seal, our document sports a blue paper seal with an embossed version of the royal seal, most likely a revenue stamp denoting fees paid when the property was transferred. Because the paper wrapping around the royal seal now takes the shape of the contours of the impressions in the wax, we can see that the recto depicts a rampant lion and unicorn flanking a shield, with a crown above and a stylized "W" beneath, and the verso shows the monarch seated on a prancing horse, with the "W" floating behind his back. This appears to be the second seal of the king, used after Mary II died in 1694. It is difficult to find any large antiquarian royal wax seal in fine condition, and to encounter it, as here, encased in its original wrapper, is extraordinarily lucky.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        A New Theory of the Earth, From its Original, to the Consummation of All Things, Where the Creation of the World in Six Days, the Universal Deluge, And the General Conflagration, As laid down in the Holy Scriptures, Are Shewn to be perfectly agreeable to Reason and Philosophy

      R. Roberts for Benj. Tooke, 1696 London. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition 1696 8v0 20x13 cms. 8 engraved plates including frontis. (1 double-page), 5 text engravings, advert & errata leaves (sm. tear pp. 167/68 with very slight loss to the marginal note), contemporary. blind-decorated & panelled calf, newly rebacked with gilt-ruled & panelled spine. Near contemporary manuscript obituary of the author on end blank, else a notably clean copy.

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        Le Nouveau Testament en Francois, avec des Reflexions Morales. In four volumes

      05 - Paris - Andre Pralard, 1696 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete and full leather set of this late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century New Testament in French. New Edition. Rather scarce in any condition and particularly pleasing to see in the original binding. 'Le Nouveau Testament en Francois, avec des reflexions morales sur chaque verset, pour en rendre la lecture plus utile, & la meditation plus aisee (nouvelle edition augmente, imprime par L'ordre de Monseigneur L'Evesque et Comte de Chaalons, Pair de France)'. 'The New Testament in French, with moral reflections on each verse, to make the reading more useful, & meditation easier (new expanded edition, printed by order of Bishop L' Evesque and Count of Chaalons, Peer of France)'. Volume I features an engraved frontispiece. Withvignettes to the titlepages and headpieces to several pages. With the armorial bookplate of the Bibliotheca Lindesiana to the front pastedowns of Volumes II-IV. The Bibliotheca Lindesiana noble library is distinguished not only because of the remarkable collection formed, but because its dispersal began ninety-five years ago and it no longer exists. The library's origins may be said to go back to the late sixteenth century with the establishment of the Lindsay family at Balcarres in Fife by Lord Menmuir, whose bibliophilic son David, the first Lord Balcarres, augmented it to a position of distinction among Scottish libraries. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In full speckled calf bindings. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Several joints starting but firm. Some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered light foxing. Red wax marks to the front endpapers of Volume I which has caused the front free endpaper to partially stick to the front pastedown. Ink signatures to front free endpapers of Volume II and IV, and first blank of Volume III. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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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

      Paris: Alexis Hubert Jaillot, 1696. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour and gold embellishments, in excellent condition. 24 3/8 x 37 ¼ inches. A highly decorative 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        (Map of Holy Land): Iudaea [Judaea], seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum in suas duodecim Tribus divisa

      Amsterdam: P. Mortier, 1696. Very good, few verso carefuly taped repairs at margins and edge of centerfolds. This is the highly decorative (Baroque) and enlarged two-sheet version of this map by Jaillot, in collarobartion with Guillaume Sanson, based on Nicholas Sanson's smaller map from 1662. Early hand color, with two decorative cartouches (title cartouche upper left; scales lower right). Minimal verdigris show-through verso. The image (including the top title banner, i.e. separate from the upper left title cartouche within the neatline), measures 56 x 83 cm (22 x 32.5 inches). The bottom of the main title cartouche has a small image of a horned Moses facing the allegorical Serpent Cross. Ref: Nebenzahl, Maps of the Holy Land, plate 50, p. 134. The above date is approximate.. Very Good. Map.

      [Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books]
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        L'Empire d'Allemagne distingue suivant l'etendue de Touts les Estats, Principautes, et Souverainetes, qui passent ou qui ont passe jusque a present sous le nom d'Allemagne

      Amsterdam: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, 1696. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 23" x 35". Stunning map showing the vast extent of the German Empire, including parts of Poland, Bohemia, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Italy, France and the Netherlands. Exquisite and subtle coloring, beautifully detailed. Based on a plate by Nicolas Sanson, reworked and published in "Atlas Nouveau" by Jaillot. Severe toning due to early acid backing, chipping to edges and corners and some tears. Priced as is.

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        Lettres Historiques; Contenant ce qui se passe de plus important en Europe et les reflexions necessaires sur ce sujet

      A La Haye: Chez Adrian Moetjens,, 1696-1911, passim,. 12mo, SIXTY-ONE VOLUMES, lacks 1792#1l 1796#2l and 1709#4; old leather , some age spotting & old water stains w/ consequent marginal disintegration of some pages (NOT AFFECTING TEXT) and general weakness or brittleness to covers; still a handsome example of an exceedingly scarce news periodical AND still largely UNPERUSED! The collection:. Photos available upon request.

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        La Bretagne Divisée en ses Neuf Eveschés Qui Font (sic) Aussi L'Estendue des Receptes de la Generalité de Nantes. Dediée a Monseigneur

      Paris: Published by Alexis Hubert Jaillot, edited by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam, 1696. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour and gold embellishments, in excellent condition. 24 3/8 x 37 1/8 inches. A superb map of Brittany by Nicolas Sanson, the leading map maker during the golden age of French cartography. 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 Brittany was published by Jaillot, and edited by Pierre Mortier, in his Atlas Francois in 1696. It shows the provinces of Brittany and the southern tip of Normandy. In keeping with all of Sanson's superb maps, forests, rivers, and towns are meticulously identified and named. The map includes a simple cartouche in the lower left corner as well as a scale and key. Tooley, Maps & Map-Makers, pp. 40-41.

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        Fabularum libri quinque, cum notis Danielis Hartnacci, pomerani, historicis, ritualibus, moralibus, & philologicis.

      Rudolphstadt, H. Urbani, 1696. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,extra grav. titelblad,(12),70,(2 blanka),1-752,(48) s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. + PHAEDRUS. Seiner Fabeln, oder Gedichte und Geschichte/ nach Ordnüng der Construction, Sinn- und Wort-Verstand verdolmetschet: mit Gedoppelten und der ersten Art mehrentheils historischen Imitationen, aus denen erwehltesten drinn enthaltenen Redens-Arten/ samt beygefügter lateinschen Paraphrasi des herrn Danzet; der Jugend zum besten und Licht gegeben von Daniele Hartnaccio. Frankfurt und Leipzig, in Verlag J. Wiedemeyern, 1696. 8:o. (4),356 s. Samtida trevligt ngt nött stänkdekorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt blinddekorerad rygg och spår av äldre handskriven etikett nedtill på ryggen. Stänkta snitt. Ryggen med några nötningsmärken, bl.a. på titelfältet. Främre pärmens insida med spår av gammal auktionsetikett. Någon enstaka småfläck, t.ex. på s. 52-53 i det andra arbetet. Med namnteckning "Carolus Adolphus" på titelbladet och Säfstaholms litograferade exlibris samt Bengt Löws namnteckning i blyerts.. VD17 3:307355F respektive 23:242497S. Johann Wiedemeyer i Lübeck var även förläggare till det första arbetet. Den inledande pagineringsföljden i det första arbetet, "Fabularum Phædri paraphrasis", hör egentligen till det andra arbetet. Med graverat porträtt av utgivaren, teologen och författaren Daniel Hartnack (1642-1708). Den "Carolus Adolphus" som skrivit sin namnteckning på titelbladet är identisk med Carl Adolf Gyllenstierna (1699-1733), son till Christoffer Gyllenstierna och prinsessan Katarina av Pfalz, den sistnämnda i sin tur dotter till Karl X Gustavs bror Adolf Johan av Pfalz och Elsa Elisabet Brahe. Carl Adolf Gyllenstierna var därmed syssling till Karl XII och sannolikt använde han sig av signaturen "Carolus Adolphus" för att framhäva sin kungliga börd. Gyllenstierna blev lagman på Gotland och mördades i Karlskrona av Vilhelm Krassow. De flesta böcker som synts till på marknaden verkar ha varit skolböcker från hans ungdom. Hela eller delar av hans bibliotek tycks ha hamnat i det Bondeska släktbiblioteket på Säfstaholm, möjligen genom arv till hans halvsyster Maria Gustafva Gyllenstierna (1672-1737), gift med Carl Bonde. Då det finns spår av en gammal auktionsetikett kan det tänkas att de var ämnade för auktion och att hon antingen förvärvade dem före eller på denna

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        Pacificatores Orbis Christiani, sive Icones Principum, Ducum, et Legatorum, qui Monasterii atque Osnabrugae Pacem Europae reconciliarunt, Quosque singulos ad nativam imaginem expressit A. van Hulle, celsissimi Principis Auriaci dum viveret Pictor, Optimorum artificum dexteritate CXXXI tabulis aeneis incisae, nunc demum post viri illustris mortem in lucem editae, & descriptione recens auctae ... Pronkbeelden Der Vorsten, En Vredehandelaars, Dat Is, Verbeeldingen Van Alle De Persoonaadjes, Die Het Roemruchtige Munstersche En Osnabrugse Vrede-Verbond Hebben Gesloten en Uitgevoerd ... [3. Aufl.]

      Rotterdam, vander Slaart 1696. 42 x 32 cm. Typographischer Vortitel, gestochener Titel, typogr. Titel latein, typogr. Titel niederländisch, Seiten 1 - 7 Vorwort und Liste der Porträts und 131 (davon 1 eingefaltet) Kupferstich-Porträts nach Anselm van Hulle, gestochen von von C. Galle, P. de Jode, P. Pontius und a.; Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel - Dethlefs S. 138ff. - Duchhardt / Ortlieb 1387 - Kat Westf. Frieden I, 82-83 (1697) - Thieme / Becker 18, 109 - Dieses Exemplar ist auf der Titelseite 1696 datiert, alle anderen gesehenen Exemplare dieser Ausgabe nennen 1697 als Erscheinungsjahr, die Porträts sind teilweise datiert zwischen 1648 und 1658. Das Porträtwerk, dem Hulle seine Berühmtheit verdankte (Thieme / Becker), liegt hier in der umfangsreichsten Ausgabe vor. Der Textteil ist zweisprachig: Lateinisch und Holländisch; Brustbilder der Könige, Fürsten und Gesandten bei den Friedensverhandlungen in Münster und Osnabrück, dekorativ in barocker Umrahmung mit Wappen, mit Verzeichnis der Porträts. Dargestellt werden und a. Ferdinand III. (übergroß und gefaltet), Ludwig XIV., Christina von Schweden, Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg, Karl X. Gustav, August von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Eberhard Graf von Württemberg, Anton Günther Graf von Oldenburg, Piccolomini, Oxenstjerna, Adler Salvius, Matthias Bärenklau, Karl Gustav Wrangel, Hermann Egon von Fürstenberg, Johannes von Sayn-Wittgenstein, Johannes Fromhold, Matthäus von Wesenbeck, Joachim Camerarius, Franz Wilhelm Bischof von Osnabrück, August Carpzow, Georg Achatz Heher, Wolfgang Konrad von Thumbshirn, Cornelius Göbel (Bamberg), Heinrich Langenbeck, Jakob Lampadius, Johann Vultejus, Johann Konrad von Varnbüler, Hermann Mylius, Otto von Guericke, Broderus Pauli (Hamburg), David Gloxin (Lübeck), Gerhard Koch (Bremen), Franz Egon von Fürstenberg (Straßburg), Johann von Reumont (Münster), Johann Timmerscheidt (Münster), Gerhard Schepeler (Osnabrück). Text und Porträts außerhalb des Bildes am Papierrand teilweise gebräunt, Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Bespiegelingen Over Godswysheid In't Bestier de Schepselen en Eerkroon voor de Caab de Goede Hoop.

      Jan de Marre (1696-1763) was a commander of a Dutch East India Company ship. He first joined the company at the age of 13, and achieved the rank of commander in 1728. He retired from the Company in 1732, and moved on to a career of writing and of directing a theatre company, among other interests.  This volume, in Dutch, remains in an intact original binding in good plus condition with near fine contents. The half leather binding features decorative gilt spine bands and leather corners over speckled paper boards with red-speckled page edges.  The binding is sound and square with wear at the corners, abrasions to the rear board, and overall wear and some cracking to the spine.  The contents are bright and surprisingly clean, with very mild toning and occasional light spotting confined to the page edges. There are two engraved title vignettes and one engraved portrait of the author.  All in all an extremely nice copy of this scarce work.

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        Insulae Americanae Nempe: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Pto Rico, Lucania, Antillae, vulgonCaribae Barlo-Et Sotto-Vento, etc. [Caribbean]

      1696 - Large handsome map of the entire Caribbean region covering the area between Virginia in the North and the mouth of the Orinoco River on the northern coast of South America. All the familiar island names are here: the Bahamas group, Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica, as well as the smaller islands in the Leeward Island group and the great Spanish trading ports of Cartagena and la Habana, all recalling the days of the Spanish Main and the English buccaneer fleets. Cartographically based on Blaeu's 1635 map with some minor additional place names. Three small compass roses and a decorative title cartouche engraved onto a drape held up by two putti. Additional title above map in Dutch.Based on Blaeu's map of 1636. RARE!!!!!

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        [Greek text]. Aischimnou Ho peri stephenou logos. Interpretationem Latinam, et vocum difficiliorum explicationem adjecerunt P. Foulkes, J. Freind, Ædis Christi alumni

      [Oxford:] excudebat Johan. Crooke, 1696 [date in Greek]. First edition of the two antagonistic orations of Æschines and Demosthenes as edited, with a Latin translation, by the young Oxford students Peter Foulkes and John Friend, who were both about twenty when this volume was printed. Contemporary calf. Gilt spine with red morocco label. . Octavo. With three engraved portraits, of the two orators and of Cicero, by M. Burg; these are included in the pagination. The Latin translation is printed at the bottom of each page. Joints, corners a bit rubbed, a little light foxing. A very good copy. This was for many years a popular edition; and was reprinted in 1715 if not oftener: but the first is the preferable edition, and is considered very correct. The explanation of the more difficult Greek words at the end, was among the principal causes of its popularity" (Dibdin I, 487).

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        The Arraignment, Tryal and Condemnation of Sir William Parkins for the Most Horrid and Barbarous Conspiracy to Assassinate His Most Sacred Majesty King William, and The Tryals of Robert Charnock, Edward King, and Thomas Keyes, for the Horrid and Execrable Conspiracy to Assassinate His Sacred Majesty K. William in Order to a French Invasion of this Kingdom

      London - Samuel Heyrick and Isaac Cleve, 1696 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Two fascinating scarce trials from 1696, relating to the Jacobite plots to assasinate William of Orange in 1695-6. First Editions. Two trials from 1696 bound as one. The first has been seen at auction only once in the last thrity years, in 2002 and the second not at all. Very scarce. Publishing permission granted by J. Holt to Heyrick and Cleve in both cases. Sir William Parkins also on trial for 'raising forces in order to a rebellion, and encouraging a French invasion into this Kingdom. Who was found guilty of High-Treason, March 24th 1695. At the sessions-house in the Old-Baily. Together with a true copy of the papers delivered by Sir William Parkins and Sir John Friend, to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at the time of their execution'. Robert Charnock, Edward King and Thomas Keyes 'upon full evidence were found guily of High-Treason at the sessions-house in the Old-Baily, March 11, 1695. Together with a true copy of the papers delivered to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex at the time of their execution'. Sir William Parkyns (bap. 1649, d. 1696), lawyer and Jacobite conspirator. Parkyns became a captain in Colonel John Parker's Jacobite cavalry regiment after Parker had listed his captains at the start of 1694. Two of these, Robert Charnock and George Porter, became his closest fellow plotters. Parkyns was active in the discussions among Parker's captains, including Robert Charnock (16631696), in early 1695 about kidnapping or assassinating William. Condition: Rebound in quarter calf and paper boards. Externally excellent, very smart spine, very little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are browned with scattered foxing and some damp staining to the first pages of the Charnock trial. Some small tears to last page. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Tryal and Condemnation of Sir John Friend . . . For Conspiring to Raise Rebellion in These Kingdoms . . . Who upon full Evidence was found Guilty of High-Treason, at the Sessions-House in the Old Bayly [etc.]

      The penultimate instance under English law (the last the next day) in which a defendant was charged with treason and hanged without benefit of counsel, Friend arraigned just two days before Parliament enacted enabling legislation. A good copy, in a modern 1/4 calf gilt over marbled boards. Printed for Brabazon Aylmer, at the Three Pigeons [etc.], London, 1696.

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        America Septentrionalis Novissima ... America Meridionalis accuratissima

      Amsterdam: P. Schenk, 1696. Copper-engraved map, full period hand colouring. 21 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches. Lovely 17th century map of North and South America with California as an island. This elegant map is noted for its cartouches designed by Romein de Hooghe. "The most notable feature of this map is the two separate titles for North and South America. These, it is believed, are etched by the noted artist Romein de Hooghe. The cartography reflects that typical of the period for Amsterdam. Five Great Lakes are shown, the two western ones being left open to the west, there is an old style depiction of the Mississippi basin, and California is depicted in a Foxe style insular format" (Burden). Burden, The Mapping of North America 722; McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island 120; Tooley "California as an Island," 56 in Tooley,The Mapping of America.

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        A New Theory of the Earth, From its Original, to the Consummation of All Things, Where the Creation of the World in Six Days, the Universal Deluge, And the General Conflagration, As laid down in the Holy Scriptures, Are Shewn to be perfectly agreeable to Reason and Philosophy

      London: R. Roberts for Benj. Tooke, 1696 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 483 pp., 8vo (20x12.5cm). engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates (one folding), thin traces of worming in lower margin of approximately 50 pages, very light dampstaining to margins of 4 plates, contemporary calf, later morocco spine label, rubbed, hinges cracked. ---- Wing W1696 - FIRST EDITION. A New Theory of the Earth was a book written by William Whiston, in which he presented a description of the divine creation of the Earth and a posited global flood. He also postulated that the earth originated from the atmosphere of a comet and that all major changes in earth's history could be attributed to the action of comets. It was published in 1696 and was well-received by intellectuals of the day such as Isaac Newton and John Locke..

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        Abissinia doue sono le Fonti del Nilo [...]

      Venice, c. 1696. Map. Copper engraving, 45.5 x 61 cms, black and white, closed centrefold split, slight paper thinning, blank verso. Map of East Africa prepared for Coronelli's monumental 13 volume Atlante Veneto, published 1690-96 in continuation of Blaeu's Atlas Major. Coronelli credits earlier Portugese Jesuit authorities (Manuel de Almeida, Affonso Mendez, Pedro Páez, and Jerónimo Lobo) but also the contemporary German scholar Hiob Ludolf, the foremost expert of his day on Abyssinia. Ludolf compiled the first Ethiopian dictionary and grammar and discounted the traditional Ptolemaic lakes of Zaire and Zaflan (still shown by Coronelli in the inset) becoming the first to show the course and source of the Blue Nile at Lake Tana in his map of 1683. Franciscan scholar Vincenzo Coronelli (he was also an accomplished theologian) was among the leading map and globe makers of his age, making full and innovative use of the latest geographical information. A brief spell in Paris, for example, as cartographer to Louis XIV between 1681-83, gave him access to original material in the French archives including material gathered by Jesuit travellers such as La Salle. In 1684, back in his home city of Venice, Coronelli founded the first geographical society, the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, and in 1685 he was appointed Cosmographer to the Republic of Venice. He is noted for the quality of composition and engraving of his maps, as well as their content.

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        Isole della Dalmatia Divise Ne Suoi Contadi Parte Occidentale

      Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli, 1696. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 17 5/8" x 23.75". Beautiful double page map of Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast. Shows place names, topographical and geographical details, coats of arms and historical political boundaries. Features an extravagant cartouche of two figures, one royal and the other religious, drawn by cherubs, horses, mermaids and mermen in a beautiful side wheel boat. Historical and chronology notes on either side. Italian text on verso. In excellent condition. Published by Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), a Venetian map and globe maker. He obtained his Doctor of Theology in 1673 in Rome and became the cosmographer to the Republic of Venice in 1684.

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        Carte Particuliere des Postea de l'Italie

      Restauro e piega, oltre a quella centrale editoriale. Coloritura coeva. Rif.: Borri pag. 245 n°210 mm 447x553

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        Utilissimo trattato dell'Acque correnti... nel quale si notificano le misure ed esperienze di esse. I giuochi e scherzi, li quali per mezzo dell'aria e del fuoco vengono operati dall'acqua... -

      Roma, Buagni, 1696.In-folio. Legatura coeva in pergamena, dorso con nervi. 2 tavv. ripiegate e 80 illus. a mezza pagina n.t. disegnate dall'autore e incise da A. Specchi (16), 196, (16) pp.; angoli esterni delle prime due carte abilmente restaurati; qualche macchiolina, e naturale e lieve ossidazione della carta. Prima edizione di uno dei più importanti trattati di architettura idraulica del ?600. Fontana fu un allievo del Bernini ed uno dei maggiori architetti della Roma barocca; disegnò anche la canalizzazione per rifornire la città con l?acqua del lago di Bracciano, progetto descritto nel terzo libro ed illustrato sulle due tavole ripiegate. Roberts & Trent p.115. Fowler 123. Cicognara 915 & 3735. Riccardi I, 466: «E' libro raro e molto apprezzato sia per l'eleganza delle tavole, sia dal lato scientifico per quanto riguarda la parte meccanica delle condotte d'acqua». First edition of one of the most important treatises on hydraulic architecture published in the 17th century. The author, pupil of Bernini, was among the leading architects of Roman Baroque and is also remembered for having designed the canalisation to supply Rome with water from Lake Bracciano. 2 folding plates and 80 half page engravings by A. Specchi from drawings by the author. Paper occasionally toned, but a good large copy bound in contemp. vellum, red leather label on spine; head and foot of spine neatly repaired.

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        TITULI HONORUM... Juxta Editionem tertiam Londinensem Anni 1672. cui accessisse dicuntur Seldeni Emendationes & Additamenta latine vertit notasque addidit Simon Johannes Arnold...

      Jeremiae Schrey & Henrici 1696 in 4° (cm. 21,5x18), pp. 30 nn., 288, 690, 78 nn.; solida p/perg. coeva con tit. e fregi in oro al ds., tagli spruzz., ritratto dell'A. inc. all'antip. da I. C. Becklin, front. rosso e nero, fregi tip. e capil., m. incisioni n.t. e f.t.; Eminente studioso di storia e di diritto, uomo politico e giurista di prestigio, una delle intelligenze più brillanti del seicento inglese, l'A. nacque a Salvington nel 1584 e morì a Londra nel 1654, fu propugnatore dell'"habeas corpus" e della "Petizione dei diritti" del 1628. Esemplare con carta uniformemente arrossata. Graesse VI, p. 343; Brunet (V, 267): "Cet ouvrage est regardé comme le meilleur que l'on ait sur le sujet." Molto raro. 545/19

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        Pugna Navalis in ipsis faucibus Freti Öresund Suecos inter et Belgas Federatos Comissa d. 29. Octob. An: 1658 [The plate was published for the work: De Rebus a Carolo Gustavo Sveciae Rege gestis commentariorum libri septem...]

      [Nürnberg] [Christophorus Riegel] 1696 or 1697. Plate mark 30 x 57,5 cm. The whole sheet 35 x 65,5. Etching and engraving. Very nice condition.. A very dramatic depiction of the sea batlle of the Sound (Öresund) between the swedish and dutch fleets in 1658. The dutch came to rescue the danish from the newly gained swedish control of Denmark and the siege of Copenhagen, and they suceeded. The swedish fleet was badly damaged and Denmark west of the Sound was saved, while the danish provinces east of the sound remained under swedish control. The border between Sweden and Denmark has ever since then been the Sound. The legend names the Swedish Ships involved in the sea-battle. Some of them are: Caesar, Apollo, Ceruus, Westerwijk, Amarantha, Cignus, Luna Dimidiata, Fides, Wismaria, Sudermannia and Ostrogothia. In the distance, can be seen, the fortification of Kronborg and the towns of Helsingör and Helsingborg. The plate was published for the work "De Rebus a Carolo Gustavo Sveciae Rege gestis commentariorum libri septem" an offical history of the the Swedish wars with Denmark and Poland 1655-1660. The author Samuel Pufendorf was a german historian who held the first chair of history at the newly establihed University of Lund. The work was published in latin, german and french in the years 1696 and 1697, containing numerous plates

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        Tabula Geographico-Hydrographica Motus Oceani Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Ignivomos in Universo Orbe?

      Carta nautica del mondo tratta dal Mundi Mirabilis dello Zahn, una cosmografia riccamente illustrata. Zahn era un monaco, studioso e scienziato, si dedicò a studi sulla camera oscura. La sua opera è sulla scia del gesuità Athanasius Kircher. La carta del mondo probabilmente deriva da quella dello stesso Kircher, e raffigura le correnti oceaniche, i vortici ed i crateri dei vulcani. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. A world chart from the 'Mundi Mirabilis...', a finely-illustrated cosmography, designed to show the ocean currents, vortexes and volcanos. Johann Zahn (1631-1707), a German monk, also published a ? read morebook on optics, 'Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus Sive Telescopium' (1685), with extensive descriptions of both the camera obscura and the magic lantern, which he used for anatomical lectures.[«] SHIRLEY: World 583, "engravings of a high standard". Norimberga Nurnberg 420 350

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        L'ARTE DEL CAVALLO... divisa in tre libri. Nei primi due... si tratta l'arte di ridurre a tutta perfettione il cavallo. Nel terzo... vi si agginge il modo di usarlo in guerra & in festa.

      Stamperia del Seminario 1696 (Codice libreria AN2887) In 4° (29 cm) (14)208 pp. Edizione originale e unica. Cfr. Cat. Vinciana, Autori del '600, I/157; Graesse, VI/268; D'Ayala, 210. Bell'antiporta in rame di L.Dorigny con allegoria equestre e stemma mediceo, altra tavola in rame fuori testo di Joseph Juster con ritratto del granduca di Toscana Cosimo III. Addestramento completo del cavallo, impiego militare, nella giostra, nella parata ecc. Testatine, capilettera, finalini in xilografia. Su bella carta crocchiante avorio, buoni margini. Illustrato con alcune figure nel testo. Lieve ingiallitura ad alcune pp., tenue gora all'angoletto bianco delle ultime pagine, macchietta di caffè al margine della prefazione. Piccoli restauri agli angolini delle prime 2 carte e delle 2 carte corrispondenti alle pp.197-200, angolino bianco mancante al frontespizio. Le ultime 4 carte, mancanti, sono ben riprodotte in fotocopia su carta avorio. Legatura in cartone rustico muto. Euro 500

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        Il Lazio con le sue più cospicue strade antiche e moderne..

      Acquaforte e bulino, 1696. Magnifica prova, intagliata su quattro matrici, impressa su carta vergata coeva ed unita. Esemplare con coloritura coeva dei contorni, con margini, leggere ossidazioni, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dopo aver accuratamente seguito il progetto per l?ampliamento e la sistemazione di Roma, papa Alessandro VII (Fabio Chigi) affida l?incarico di formare il catasto dell?Agro Romano a diversi topografi ed agronomi, conferendo al gesuita Francesco Eschinardi il compito di dirigere la parte cartografica. Il rilievo migliore, oltre a quello di Giovan Battista Cingolani, fu opera dell?Ameti, che realizzò due grandi carte della parte settentrionale e meridionale della provincia di Roma. L?opera si basa sostanzialmente sulla carta che il monaco camaldolese Innocenzo Mattei (1626-79), geografo pontificio sotto Clemente X, realizzò nel 1666. Rispetto alla Tavola esatta dell?antico Latio e Nova Campagna di Roma del Mattei, il rilievo dell?Ameti rivela fondamentali analogie in tutti gli elementi del contenuto, compresi i riferimenti all?età classica, alle strade ecc., mentre sono aggiunte diverse piccole località, e differenze più notevoli sono riscontrabili per la zona costiera e sub costiera. La carta del Lazio, dedicata al cardinale Pietro Ottoboni, è anteriore di tre anni e presenta notevoli migliorie nel rilievo delle Paludi Pontine, dove anche l?idrografia è notevolmente diversa. Le carte dell?Ameti furono inserite, assieme a quella del Mattei, nella seconda edizione del Mercurio Geografico, atlante della tipografia De Rossi. Bibliografia: Frutaz, Le carte del Lazio, pp. 75-77; Almagià, Documenti Cartografici dello Stato Pontificio, pp. 40-42, 73. Dimensioni 1130x835. Once he had realized his project to renovate and enlarge Rome, Pope Alexander VII (Fabio Chigi) charged quite a few topographers and agronomists to realize the Roman countryiside land registry, putting the Jesuit Francesco Eschinardi in charge of the cartographic part. The best maps have been drawn by Giovan Battista Cingolati and Ameti, who realized two big size maps of the Northern and Southern neighbourhood of Rome. As Almagià points out, the two maps could be joined to form just one print, since they share a part where the river Tiber and Rome are depicted. This work is basically after Innocenzo Mattei?s (1626-79), a Camaldolese monk, who was official geographer of Clemente X and realized his work in 1666. When compared to Mattei?s Tavola esatta dell?antico Latio e Nova Campagna di Roma, Ameti?s work shows many analogies in different fields: classical references, the names of the streets, etc. It differs from its sources on the addiction of new places, especially along the coasts. The first map (St. Peter?s Heritage) presents a big cartouche on upper left, with the date, 1691, and the printer?s name, Domenico de Rossi, together with dedication to the Cardinal Francesco Nerli. The description of the territory is quite detailed, with wods, heights, the small towns and the lakes of Bolsena, Bracciano and Orbetello. The map of Latium, dedicated to the Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, has been printed three years before and presents a better relief of the Pontine marshes, and even the hydrography is quite different. Ameti?s map have been included, together with Mattei?s, in the second edition of De Rossi?s Mercurio Geografico. Copperplates, realized in four plates each, joined together in the past, with the technique of etching. Example in excellent condition, trimmed to platemark; sings of glue along the old folds. Roma Rome

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        Acamantis insula hoggidi Cipro, posseduta dalla Repubblica Veneta sin'all'anno 1571.

      Incisione in rame di mm 460x610, tratta da "Corso geografico". Decorativa carta geografica dell'isola arricchita da un grande cartiglio col titolo in alto ed armi araldici di Pietro Lusignano re di Cipro in basso a sin.; dedicata a Giovan Battista Cornaro Piscopia.Vincenzo Coronelli (1650/ 1718) fu cartografo, geografo e cosmografo ufficiale della Repubblica di Venezia dal 1685 e lettore di geografia nel 1689. Fondò l'Accademia degli Argonauti, la più antica società geografica del mondo. Fu autore di oltre 2000 grandi carte geografiche. Ottimo esemplare con lievissimo alone centrale verticale causato dalla colla anticamente usata per la rilegatura.Stylianou, 138, Zacharakis, 678.

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        Isola di Maiorica

      Carta geografica tratta dal ?Isolario dell?Atlante Veneto? . Incisione in rame posta nella parte superiore del foglio che contiene il testo descrittivo (il foglio 355x490). Taken from "Isolario", the second part of Coronelli "Atlante Veneto". Copperplate in very good conditions. Set in a page of text. Venezia Venice 245 170

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        Naauwkeurige Beschryving der Aardgewassen, Waar in de veelerley Aart en bijzondere Eigenschappen der Boomen, Heesters, Kruyden, Bloemen, Met haare Vrugten, Zaden, Wortelen en Bollen, Neevens derzelver waare Voort-Teeling, gelukkige Aanwinning, en heylzaame Genees-Krachten, Na een veel-jarige Oeffening en eigen Ondervinding, In drei onderscheide Boeken, naauwkeuriglijk beschreeven worden; Door den Heer...

      Leiden and Utrecht: Pieter vander Aa and Francois Halma 1696. 2 volumes. Folio (460 x 300mm). With engraved title and 243 plates. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum with central floral motif, held within blind ruled borders. First edition and a fine Large Paper copy printed on heavier paper of this extraordinary florilegium. Abraham Munting (1626-1683) was professor of botany at the University of Groningen and considerably enlarged the botanical garden his father Henricus Munting had founded. It was known as the "Paradise of Groningen" and became one of the most extensive gardens of the period. During the summer Munting gave botanical lectures to his students four times a week. It was in this beautiful garden that his daughter Hester died eating deadly nightshade. The above work portrays plants growing in Munting's "Paradise". His numerous botanical friends had sent the seeds of many of these plants to him from the Dutch East- and West Indies, Africa and the Americas. "Munting wrote a number of works on medical-botanical topics, but his posthumously published 'opus magnum', the 'Naauwkeurige', enjoyed particular success, at least in part due to the novelty of the plates, which in a radical departure from the iconography of the traditional florilegium, presented its plant species against a charming series of landscape backgrounds? The illustrations are remarkable for their elegance and originality. The sophisticated title-page? was designed by an artist of considerable merit, Jan Goeree (1670-1731), who had been a student of Gérard de Laresse? Each plate shows a different plant in flower, including many exotic species from America and other distant lands. The plant dominates the foreground, filling the entire page, often with a detail of the fruit or flower presented on a smaller scale. In some cases the plants are presented 'à trompe l'oeil', while in others they have been arranged in decorated urns. Sometimes gardening tools are depicted as well. The name of each plant appears written on an elegantly fluttering ribbon or cartouche, or on a crumbling marble plaque" (An Oak Spring Flora, 45). Only plate 201 is signed, bearing the name of Joseph Mulder (1659-1710) who engraved many of the plates of Maria Sibylla Merian's famous work on the insects of Surinam. Nissen BBI, 1429; Pritzel 6559.

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        Le Royaume de Danemark.

      Kobberstukket generalkort over Danmark. Paris 1696. Lysmål: 86,5x57 cm. Plademål: 88,5x58cm. Med c. 5 cm margener. Samtidig konturkolorering. Med heraldisk titelkartouche (tilegnet den franske kronprins og med hans våben). Lidt brunet... Smukt og meget stort og dekorativt kort over Danmark i dets fulde historiske udstrækning - fra Blåvand til Blekinge. Kortet bygger på det Danmarkskort, den store franske kartograf Sanson udfærdigede omrking 1660. I denne version udkom det i et atlas tilegnet den franske kronprins, og udformet i kongelig størrelse. Den store dobbeltplanche er det største af 1600-tallets trykte Danmarkskort

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        Principaute de Catalogne ou sont compris les Comtes de Roussillon et de Cerdagne divises en leurs Vigueries

      Amsterdam: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, 1696. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Plate measures 23" x 34 3/8". Beautiful large map of Catalonia in northeastern Spain. Based on a plate by Nicolas Sanson, reworked and published in "Atlas Nouveau" by Jaillot. Minor wear along edges, some chipping. Light toning to upper left sheet. Tear to upper right corner.

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        Opera Omnia

      Venice: Jacobi Hertz, 1696 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Venice: Jacobi Hertz, 1696-1697. 3 volumes, 4to (232x163 mm). [16], 1036; [12], 903, [9]; [16], 512, 333 [1] pp. Half-title and title printed in red and black with title vignette in vol. I, engraved portrait, 12 engraved plates of which 11 folding, woodcut head- and -tail pieces and initials, occasional light browning. Contemporary vellum, morocco label (extremities rubbed, some staining). Erased inscriptions on titles (pasted over with paper), old shelf mark labels on spine of 2 vols. A handsome copy, internally bright and virtually unspotted. ---- Fulton, 242. - FIRST EDITION of the collected works in Latin. Quite rare..

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        Nova et accurata Tusciae Antiquae descriptio.

      Patavjj (Padova), Ex Typogr. Seminarij, Anno 1696. Dal "Parergon" del "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Incisione in rame, b/n, cm 35,5 x 50 (alla lastra). Tavola senza testo al verso, in alto a ds. titolo entro semplice cartiglio campestre. Carta edita dalla "Tipografia del Seminario", di molti anni successiva alle edizioni dell'Ortelio, ma non comune e di scarsa reperibilit?. Bell'esemplare, a pieni margini e ben conservato.

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        Exequiae Serenissimi ac Potentiss: Principis ac Dni. Domini Caroli Gustavi Suecorum Gothorum et Wandalorum Regis d. 3. Nouemb. 1660 Holmiæ Celebratæ. Accuraté delineauit E.I. Dahlbergh. (The funeral procession of King Carl X Gustav of Sweden).

      (Nürnberg, 1696). The large engraving of the procession through Stockholm being composed of 13 engraved plates joined together, measuring 30x450 cm. (Plates numb. 1-13). Some mostly marginal dampstains, some marginal tears, some brownspots mainly marginal. Upper margin of plate 3 partly gone. Margins strenghtened at verso with brown paper. Some variation to paperquality, but in general in good strong impressions.. The procession gives a panoramic view through Stockholm with the Swedish battleships, salute-firing in the harbour. The engraving was published together with Pufendorf's work, De rebus a Carolo Gustavi gestis...Nürenberg, 1696. The procession was drawn by Erik Dahlberg who was an eyewitness and engraved by different engravers

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