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        Essais d'un Dictionnaire Universel, Contenant generalement tous les mots Francois tant vieux que modernes, & les termes de toutes les Sciences & des Arts [ ].

      Amsterdam, Henri Desbordes, 1697.. In-12, pleine basane de l'epoque, dos a nerfs orne, tranches rouges, (8), 313, (2) p. Le prospectus que Furetiere publia pour presenter son dictionnaire et qui mit le feu aux poudres. Irrite par la lenteur de l'avancement des travaux de l'Academie, Furetiere obtint de Louis XIV un privilege pour publier son propre Dictionnaire. Furieux de cette "trahison", les academiciens exclurent Furetiere de leur rang a la suite de cet opuscule et obtinrent de Louis XIV le retrait du privilege. Furetiere repliqua en publiant de violents pamphlets contre l'Academie et les academiciens. "Ces 'Essais d'un dictionnaire universel' comportent 350 mots choisis par Furetiere comme echantillons du dictionnaire qu'il est en train d'elaborer et dont il annonce la parution prochaine. Il s'agit en fait pour le lexicographe de demontrer que son dictionnaire n'est en rien identique a celui de l'Academie qui pouvait manquer d'etre legitimement inquiete devant ce projet redige par l'un des siens, d'autant plus qu'il depassait l'envergure du dictionnaire de l'Academie" (Jean Pruvost). (Brunet, II, 1425. Tchemerzine-Scheler, III, 397). Accrocs et epidermures au dos, mors et coins. Quelques brunissures..

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        Dictionnaire Historique et critique. Par Monsieur Bayle.

      Rotterdam, Reinier Leers, 1697.. 4 volumes in-folio, plein veau havane brun de l'epoque, dos a nerfs ornes, pieces de titre et index alphabetique de maroquin bordeaux (reliure abimee, mors fendus, coins emousses, manques de cuir), grande vignette de titre gravee repetee, notes sur deux colonnes, (4), 12, 712 p.; (2), [713]-1359, (1) p.; (2), 710 p. et (2), [711]-1331, (56) p. de tables. Edition originale du 'Dictionnaire de Bayle'. Chaque partie possede sa propre page de titre, ornee d'une grande vignette sur cuivre de A. Van der Werf gravee par Van der Gouven. L'acheve d'imprimer est date du 24 octobre 1696. " 'L'Arsenal des Lumieres', pille et reedite tout au long du XVIIIe siecle tant par les croyants que par les sceptiques qui trouverent de quoi accumuler, dans les notes sibyllines de l'oeuvre, des munitions pour leur argumentation philosophique. En plus des huit editions francaises publiees en l'espace de cinquante ans, le 'Dictionnaire' a ete traduit en anglais (deux versions : 1709 et 1734-1741) et en allemand (1741-1744)" (ARTFL, Univ. of Chicago). (En Francais dans le Texte, n°129. Printing of the Mind of Man, n°300.b) Reliure abimees, quelques trous de vers, bon etat interieur..

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        The Christian Pattern Paraphras'd or, The Book of the Imitation of Christ

      Abel Roper/Roger Clavel, London 1697 - ".commonly ascrib'd to Thomas a Kempis, Made English by Luke Milbourne, a Presbyter of the Church of England". This is an awkward verse translation, the 1st edition thus, quite rare. A good copy in a restored hardcover binding with new endpapers and leather spine. Original leather boards are worn on all edges; there is a chip from the lower corner of the frontis page; entire volume is moderately foxed. 328 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Treatises upon Several Subjects, formerly printed singly, now collected into one volume

      London: Printed for S. Manship. 1697. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing of this collected edition, 1697. 8vo, original panelled calf, (16) 506 pp., lacks flyleaves and possibly half title, binding very good with light rounding and rubbing of corners, some expert restoration to joints, contents nice and clean, a couple short repaired tears to title page. The author, a Cambridge Platonist (1657-1711) was an early opponent of John Locke and wrote much on the soul, philosophy, etc. RARE on the market.

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        The Praise of York-shire Ale Wherein is enumerated several sorts of Drink, with a Discription of the Humors of most sorts of Drunckards. To which is added, a York-shire Dialogue, in its pure natural dialect, as is now commonly spoken in the North parts of York-shire. The third edition. With the Addition of some Observations, of the Dialect and Pronuntiation of Words in the East Ryding of York-shire. Together with a Collection of significant and usefull proverbs

      By G.M. Gent. 2 p.l., 124 pp. Small 8vo, early 19th-cent. blue morocco by C. Lewis (title a little dusty, small portion of outer upper corner of title carefully renewed at an early date), triple gilt fillet round sides, spine richly gilt, orange morocco lettering piece on spine, a.e.g. York: J. White for F. Hildyard, 1697. Third edition and best edition, greatly enlarged, of this important contribution to the study of contemporary northern English dialect and pronunciation. George Meriton (1634-ca. 1711), was a legal writer and owner of Castle Leavington in the North Riding of Yorkshire. "In 1683 he published A York-shire Dialogue in its Pure Natural Dialect at York. A second edition appeared in 1685, also at York, with his poem 'The Praise of York-shire Ale' and a pioneering dialect glossary, preceded in print only by John Ray's; a third edition with additional dialect material was published in 1697."-ODNB. The book is divided into four parts. The first part (pp. 1-78) provides the poem, a lively narrative of a Rabelaisian jaunt by Bacchus and his court to Northallerton, Easingwold and York, consuming astonishing quantities of the "humming Yorkshire ale." The second (pp. 79-81) is entitled "Some Observations concerning the Dialect and various Pronunciation of words in the East-Riding of Yorkshire." The third part (pp. 83-85) is a "Collection of Significant and usefull Proverbs, some of which are apropriated to York-shire" and the fourth part (pp. 89-124) is the glossary. Fine copy with the bookplate of William Gott. This copy passed on to his son, John Gott (1830-1906), bishop of Truro. He owned a perfect First Folio and a number of Shakespeare quartos. The most important Shakespeare volumes were directly purchased by Folger but the remainder was sold at Sotheby's (see De Ricci, p. 181). This copy sold for the remarkable figure of 215 pounds (20 & 21 March 1908, lot 143). With an early note on the rear free flyleaf: "t/x Hibberts sale. 1839 i/x binding by C. Lewis 1831." .

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        Nouvelle Decouverte D'un Tres Grand Pays

      First Edition, and with the First View Ever Made of Niagara FallsHENNEPIN, Louis. Nouvelle Decouverte D'un Tres Grand Pays. Situ?? dans l'Amerique, entre La Nouveau Mexique, et La Mer Glaciale, Avecles Carrtes, & les Figures necessaires, & de plus l'Hisstoire Naturelle & Morale, & les avantages, qu'on en peut tirer par l'etablissement des Colonies. Le Tout Dedis · Sa Majest?? Britannique. Guillaume III. Utrecht: Chez Guillaume Broedelet, Marchand Libraire, 1697.First edition of this account of Hennepin's travels in what is now the United States and Canada. Twelvemo (6 x 3 1/2 inches; 153 x 30 mm). [70], 506 pp. [with extra 10 * pages, all numbered 313]. With engraved title-page, two folding maps and two folding plates (the first ever view made of Niagara Falls, the other of one of the earliest pictures of an American bison).In this book, (his second) Hennepin includes the substance of his first, the Description de la Louisiane, printed in 1683, and continues with the account of a voyage he here claims to have made to the mouth of the Mississippi and back up again. ìIn the second book Hennepin adds, to his actual voyage up the Mississippi, a pretended one down that stream prior to La Salleî (Howes). That voyage was, in fact, undertaken Le Clerq, and while Hennepin has been much maligned through the ages for his plagiarism, this should not detract from his monumentally important contributions to the history of early American exploration.Contemporary full vellum. Spine lettered in ink in a contemporary hand. Tape repairs to inner margins of leaves ***5 and ***6. One leaf, leaf A with reinforced fore-edge, with no loss, and leaf A6 with small paper repair. A few notes in old ink on front endpapers.Vellum a bit bumped and soiled, but overall an exceptionally clean copy.Louis Hennepin (1640-1705), a Franciscan missionary, traveled with Rene Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, into the interior of North America. No other narrative of French exploration into the interior of North America has enjoyed as wide a popularity or stimulated as much controversy as that of Hennepin. In 1678 he set out with La Salle to explore the basin of the Mississippi. When La Salle returned to France to raise more funds for the exploration, Hennepin continued on and ascended the river from Fort Crevecouer (Chicago) and, ultimately, voyaged farther northwest into the interior than any white man before that time. He discovered St. Anthonyís Falls near the present site of Minneapolis, and gave the first eyewitness account of Niagra Falls. The engraving of the Falls found in this book was the first ever published."This work begins with Epistre Dedicatoire 23 pp., Avis an Lecteur, 26 pp giving details as to his trials and difficulties. Table de Chapitres, 19 pp. The text begins with some general remarks and biographical details and then follows the Description de la Louisiane expanding it, to p. 200 when it copies from Le Clercq's Etablissment de la Foi, p. 153. From p. 249 to 312 is an account of a pretended voyage down the Mississippi. The star pages and most of the remainder are from the Description de la Louisiane enlarged. From 313 to end is in different type from preceding portion, the chapter heads have arabic figures while in the earlier part they have Roman numerals, the head lines differ being Nouvell D??couv before 313 and Nouvel Decouv after 313. The spacing is also different, all tending to show that it was set in another office and by other hands. The introduction of star pages shows that the succeeding portion was printed first. The type on last page is smaller than the body of the work. The work has been rewritten by some literary man not versed in Canadian affairs or Catholic terms The Moeurs des Sauvages is omitted Whether all from 249 to the last 313 was inserted after the work was printed in its original form is a question on which Hennepin's credit depends. The map continues the Mississippi to the gulf, calls the Missouri, R. Otenta puts the Chiquacha on the R. Tamaroa below it, the Akansa on a R. Ouma and to two rivers below on the west absurdly gives the names Hiens and Sablonniere taken from La Salle's last voyage. It omits the tree with the French arms." (Shea, 2).Howes 416, Streeter 104, Sabin 31349, Shea 2.HBS 66730.$22,500

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        MANIFESTACION en que se publican muchos y relevantes servicions y nobles hechos, con que ha servido à sus Senores Reyes la Excelentissima Ciudad de Barcelona. Singularmente en el Sitio horroroso que acaba de padecer este presente ano de 1697.

      Barcelona, en Casa de Cormellas, por Thomas Llorente s.d. (1697). - in-4. 247pp. Parchemin de l'époque à rabats (quelques taches et défauts). Seconde édition de cet ouvrage important pour l'histoire du siège de Barcelone par les Français en 1697. "Importante libro para la historia de nuestra ciudad condal. Publica multitud de documentos inéditos" (Palau). Palau, 27675.

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        Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird

      Kroniger and Gobel, 1697 - 8vo. 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches. [xiv], 63, [1 blank, 135, [1 blank], 224, [8], 85, [1 blank], [1 errata], [1 blank] pp. Pages 54-56 have the following mis-paginations: page 56 mis-numbered 58; page 60 mis-numbered 58, page 61 mis-numbered 69, and page 64 mis-numbered 62. Title page in red and black, each of 4 sections with unique title page, 84 copper-etched plates (plate 56 LACKING), errata at end of Part 4; text clean, unmarked, LACKS engraved title page and plate 56, toned, water-stain in upper right corner of final 9 leaves. Full modern vellum, leather thongs at head and foot of spine, ms. spine title, 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 inch piece from the original binding mounted to the front cover of the modern vellum bearing the armorial device of Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg, new end-papers; binding square and tight, thongs show wear. Original paste-down preserved with a 5 line inscription showing the date of original purchase by Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg. Modern bookplates of "Messenger" on front free endpaper and Kreuzenstein Castle (by artist Alfred Cossman) on the second modern flyleaf. SCARCE. Very Good. This work is a translation into German of Pierre Giffart's (1637-1723) L'Art Militaire Francois pour l'infanterie. (1696) by Johann Sebastian Gruber, Major. I have not been able to find an online resource for Gruber, only knowing that he published works on military architecture and mathematics into the early 18th century. This book is divided into four parts; it discusses formations on the battle field and gives a series of plates showing musket drills. PROVENANCE: The armorial device of Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg (d. 1703) is on the front cover of this volume, with a 5-line inscription mounted inside the front cover noting the date of purchase of this volume and from whom the book was bought. Sternberg was a member of the Bohemian aristocracy in Prague and built the Sternberg Palace in 1698, which now houses the exhibition space of the National Gallery in Prague. Most of Sternberg's book collection now resides at the National Library of the Czech Republic. This volume also bears the bookplate of Kreuzenstein Castle, the home of Count Johann Nepomuk Wilczek, a wealthy Austrian aristocrat who flourished at the turn of the twentieth century. 3 copies worldcat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Teatro abierto, político, y moral. Escriviole en lengua toscana Don Antonio Lupis. Traducele en español el P. Fr. Joan de S. Gerónimo, Monge del Real Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Manuel Ruiz de Murga, 1697 - -10 x 16 cm.- , 16 hs. + 236 págs. + 1 h. Ilustrado con un grabado con escudo nobiliario. Enc. en pergamino de época. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) (Recoge la vida de doce personajes como: Crates insensato, Marco Antonio airado, Agripina triste, Diógenes generoso, Ovidio desterrado, etc.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres meslées.

      Par La Compagnie des libraires 1697 - - Par La Compagnie des libraires, A Paris 1697, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in-12 (8,5x16,2cm), relié. - Nouvelle édition. Le privilège étant de 1697, on ne sait si cette nouvelle édition diffère de celle donnée par Barbin en 1693, Barbin qui fait lui-même partie de la Compagnie des libraires. Pleine basane brune glacée d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Coiffe de tête du tome I légèrement élimée, celle du tome V arrachée. Coiffes de queue des tome I et IV en partie manquantes. Trous de vers sur les dos des tomes IV et V. Quelques cahiers jaunis.Malgrés les défauts cités, exemplaire possédant une jolie tenue. Charles Marguetel de Saint-Denis, seigneur de Saint-Évremond (1614-1703), fut un moraliste et un critique libertin, sa rigueur et son indépendance critique annonce les philosophes des Lumières, et ce fut peut-être le premier auteur qui fit de la critique un métier. il se préoccupa peu de ses écrits qui circulèrent surtout par manuscrit de son vivant. Cette édition, qui recueille diverses pièces de l'auteur, dont de nombreuses lettres, des critiques, des recherches historiques et des poésies est due à l'abbé de raguenet, qui compléta l'ensemble de maximes de La Rochefoucault (p. 297-326 T. IV), d'une pièce de La Fontaine, d'une lettre de Corneille. Le succès littéraire de Saint Evremont engagea les littérateurs à lui attribuer de nombreuses oeuvres, telles ces maximes de La Rochefoucault, sensiblement différents des éditions récentes du même auteur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Proceedings of the Royal Council relative to the salt tax signed by King Louis XIV and the Marquis de Phélypeaux, later Count de Pontchartrain ? Lake Pontchartrain and Fort Ponchartrain du Détroit named in his honor

      Manuscript Document Signed ?Louis? as King and ?Phelypeaux? as Secretary of State of the Maison du Roi and the Navy, concluding two pages, 9.75? x 14.5?, front & verso. Marly, June 25, 1697. In French, not translated. Lightly foxed and soiled. Horizontal folds not touching either signature. Old French catalogue description tipped onto lower left of first page. Fine condition.Offered are the concluding pages of the proceedings of the Royal Council of Finance held at the King?s royal residence at the Château de Marly, about 12 miles west of Paris. The document relates to the right of franc-sallé granted to the recipients of the gabelles, very unpopular taxes on salt.Also signed ?Boncherat de beauviller,? ?le Peletier,? ?De Pomereu,? and ?Daguesseau? as members of the Royal Council.Louis Phélypeaux (1643?"1727), Marquis de Phélypeaux and, from 1699, Count de Pontchartrain, also served as Secretary of State for the Navy (1683-1699). In 1682, French ex

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        Lazarillo de Tormes] Histoire Facetieuse du Fameux drille Lazarille de Tormes. Nouvelle traduction augmentée de plusieurs choses qui avoient eté negligées dans les autres impressions, & sur tout d'un Memoire de Secrets de Medecine fort utile au public & de beaucoup de Tailles Douces sur les principales circonstances de l'histoire. [junto con] Memoire des Admirables Secrets de Diego Lampatho, Directeur du grand Hopital de Tolede.

      Jean Viret, Lyon 1697 - 7.5x13.7. 6h. 294pp. (con 2 errores de paginación - en realidad 298pp.) y 48pp. 8 láminas. Piel de época. Lomo algo rozado, pero buen ejemplar. Según Palau (133479), la traducción es del abateJean Antoine de Charnès. Un ejemplar en la BNE, el CCPB no cita ninguno; WorldCat identifica otros 4 ejemplares. Raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        TEGENWOORDIGEN TOESTAND VAN HET PAUSELYKE HOF NEVENS ALLE ANDERE HOVEN, REPUBLYKEN EN VOORNAAMSTE STEDEN VAN ITALIEN , in verscheide missives beschreven, door seecker naukeurigh reysiger, welcke sigh in de jaren 1690, 1691, 1692 daer heeft bevonden. Overgeset uyt een noit gedruckt Frans manuscript ende tot op dese tijdt toe vervolght.

      Utrecht, Antoni Schouten, 1697.4to. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (top of spine neatly repaired). With fine engraved title-page by I. van Vianen and 8 other engravings (2 folding). (8),223, (3); 279;109, (17) pp.* First Dutch edition. - A description of Italy with observations about Florence, Luca, Rome, Naples, Padua, etc. At the end an instruction for travellers.Tiele 1099.

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        Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird

      Augsburg:: Kroniger and Gobel,, 1697. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches. [siv], 63, [1 blank, 135, [1 blank], 224, [8], 85, [1 blank], 1[errata], 1 blank] pp. Pages 54-56 have the following mis-paginations: page 56 numbered 58; page 60 mis-numbered 58, page 61 mis-numbered 69, and page 64 mis-numbered 62. Title page in red and black, each of 4 sections with unique title page, 84 copper-etched plates (plate 56 LACKING), errata at end of Part 4; text clean, unmarked, LACKS engraved title page and plate 56, toned, water-stain in upper right corner of final 9 leaves. Full modern vellum, leather thongs at head and foot of spine, ms. spine title, 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 inch piece from the original binding mounted to the front cover of the modern vellum bearing the armorial device of Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg, new end-papers; binding square and tight, thongs show wear. Original paste-down preserved with a 5 line inscription showing the date of original purchase by Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg. Modern bookplates of "Messenger" on front free endpaper and Kreuzenstein Castle (by artist Alfred Cossman) on the second modern flyleaf. SCARCE. Very Good. This work is a translation into German of Pierre Giffart's (1637-1723) L'Art Militaire Francois pour l’infanterie.... (1696) by Johann Sebastian Gruber, Major. I not been able to find an online resource for Gruber, only knowing that he published works on military architecture and mathematics into the early 18th century. This book is divided into four parts; it discusses formations on the battle field and gives a series of plates showing musket drills. PROVENANCE: The armorial device of Vaclav Vojtech Sternberg (d. 1703) is on the front cover of this volume, with a 5-line inscription mounted inside the front cover notes the date of purchase of this volume, noting from whom the book was bought. Sternberg was a member of the Bohemian aristocracy in Prague and built the Sternberg Palace in 1698, which now houses the exhibition space of the National Gallery in Prague. Most of Sternberg's book collection now resides at the National Library of the Czech Republic. This volume also bears the bookplate of Kreuzenstein Castle, the home of Count Johann Nepomuk Wilczek, a wealthy Austrian aristocrat who flourished at the turn of the twentieth century. 3 copies worldcat.

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        Situation Du Camp entre Gand et Deynse avec le nombre de trouppes des Allies Campes cy dessus, sous le Commandement de Son Alt. Elect. de Baviere, le 13 Juin en 1697." Befestigungsgrundriss mit naher Umgebung und Eintragung eines Feldlagers

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung um 1697. 45.5x91 cm. - Gent mit Umgebung bis Deinze, zeigt auch den Kanal von Gent nach Brügge, Leie und Ooidonk. Eingezeichnet sind die Truppenaufstellungen eines Lagers der Armee Maximilians II. Emanuel, Kurfürsten von Bayern. Er war 1691 von König Karl II. von Spanien zum Generalstatthalter der Niederlande ernannt worden und kämpfte im Pfälzer Erbfolgekrieg 1688 - 1697 auf den niederländischen Kriegsschauplätzen gegen Frankreich. Hübsche figürliche Kartusche mit militärischem Beiwerk, detaillierte Darstellung in schwarzer Tuschumrandung. Kurze Randeinrisse hinterlegt.

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        Dicionnaire Historique et Critique. 2 Teile in 4 Bänden.

      Rotterdam, Reinier Leers, 1697.. Folio. Mit 4 wiederholten gestochenen Titelvignetten. 2 Bl., 12, 712 S. (Teil 1 / A - B); 1 Bl., S. 713 - 1359, (1) S. (Teil 1 / C- G); 1 Bl., 710 S. (Teil 2 / H - O); 1 Bl., S. 711 - 1331, (1) S., 28 Bl. (Teil 2 / P - Z). Lederbände der Zeit mit geprägter Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, Rückenschildchen und Innenkantenfileten.. "Wohl das amüsanteste und geistreichste Wörterbuch, das jemals geschrieben wurde"(E. Friedell), hier in der ersten Auflage. - Zischka 7 (gibt als 1. Ausgabe ' Rotterdam, 1695 - 1697' an); Graesse I, 314; vgl. Brunet I, 711 (spätere Ausgaben). - Das vorliegende Werk entstand als Erwiderung zu "Le Grand Dictionnaire Historique" des Abbe Louis Moreri (1643 - 1680), der die von ihm behandelten Gegenstände aus kirchlicher Sicht beurteilt. Pierre Bayle (1647 - 1706) plante ursprünglich eine "kritische Neubearbeitung des Moreri" (Zischka XXXVIII), daraus entwickelte sich aber eines der ersten vom Geiste der Frühaufklärung geprägten Nachschlagewerke. Es handelt sich nicht um ein Wörterbuch im heutigen Sinne, sondern um ein Namenslexikon, "das in alphabetischer Anordnung Biographien und die Darstellung von Werken bedeutender Persönlichkeiten aneinanderreiht." (KLL III 2670). Formal gliedern sich die einzelnen Beiträge in einen meist kurzen Textteil und einen mitunter ausufernden Anmerkungsapparat, in dem die eigentliche geistige Auseinandersetzung mit dem jeweiligen Stichwort stattfindet. Hier ist der Platz für Bayles "gewagteste Anspielungen und Unterstellungen" (Carter-Muir 155), die dem Werk seinen skurrilen Charakter verleihen. - Bayle, als Sohn eines protestantischen Pastors geboren, wechselte 1669 zum Katholizismus und rekonvertierte 1670 zum Calvinismus. Er studierte Theologie und cartesianische Philosophie. Später ging er freiwillig ins Exil nach Rotterdam, wo er 1681 eine Professur übernahm und das vorliegende Werk verfaßte. - Außengelenke stellenweise gebrochen; Kapitale schadhaft und teils fehlend; stärker beschabt und bestoßen. Vordere Spiegel jeweils mit handschriftlicher Bibliothekssignatur; fliegendes Blatt von Band 1 mit handschriftlicher Widmung; fliegendes Blatt und Titel von Band 3 und Band 4 jeweils mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk; Titelblätter jeweils mit 2 Stempeln (unleserlich); gebräunt und vereinzelt wasser- und stockfleckig.

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        A Discourse of Trade, Coyn, and Paper Credit:

      London: For Brabazon Aylmer, 1697. London: For Brabazon Aylmer,, 1697. And of Ways and Means to Gain, and Retain Riches. To which is added the Argument of a Learned Counsel, upon an Action of the Case brought by the East-India Company against Mr. Sands an Interloper. Octavao (171 × 111 mm). Contemporary panelled and sprinkled calf, skilfully rebacked preserving the original spine. Contemporary ownership inscription of Richard Noyes to the title-page, Shelfmark of the library of Dupplin Castle to the front pastedown, the Herschel V. Jones bookplate to the front free endpaper. Spine ends and corners skilfully restored. Some light toning and occasional spotting, an excellent copy. First edition. John Pollexfen (1636-1715), a successful merchant and economist, served on numerous government bodies, his most important appointment being to the Board of Trade from 1696 to 1707. The Discourse is a "complete exposition of his views on trade and money" (Palgrave.) "Pollexfen's economic writings were a by-product of his public career... Although Pollexfen did recommend that bonds and bills be assignable, he devoted much space to asserting the importance of retaining physical coin and denouncing the expanded role of paper money. Like Locke, he thought that silver had an innate value and that the standard of coin must be invariable. He regarded labour as the sole source of wealth and accordingly supported immigration. He recognized the importance of the domestic trade, which he wished to free from restrictions. In opposition to Child, he argued that the rate of interest was determined not by legislation but by the requirements of trade and the quantity of coin and capital" (ODNB.) From the library at Dupplin Castle, one of the seats of the Earl of Kinnoull, described as having an "excellent collection of books... in the best condition, and splendid bindings" (quoted in "An Account of the principal pleasure tours in Scotland" (1819).)

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        Treatises upon Several Subjects, formerly printed singly, now collected into one volume

      London: Printed for S. Manship, 1697 London: Printed for S. Manship. 1697. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing of this collected edition, 1697. 8vo, original panelled calf, (16) 506 pp., lacks flyleaves and possibly half title, binding very good with light rounding and rubbing of corners, some expert restoration to joints, contents nice and clean, a couple short repaired tears to title page. The author, a Cambridge Platonist (1657-1711) was an early opponent of John Locke and wrote much on the soul, philosophy, etc. RARE on the market.

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        Accuratissima Principatus Cataloniae, et Comitatuum Rusciononis, et Cerretaniae.

      1697 - Amsterdam, c.1697. Original colour. 515 x 595mm. A fine example

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        Recentissima Novi Orbis Sive Americæ Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula.

      1697 - Amsterdam, 1697. Original colour. 505 x 585mm. Minor restoration at centrefold.

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        Historie der inquisitie tot Goa. En in andere gewesten van Indien. Uyt het Frans vertaalt.

      Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, 1697.Sm.8vo. Contemporary vellum. With engraved title-vignette, 3 engraved vignettes and 6 engraved plates (3 folding). (12),282,(17) pp.* First Dutch edition; first published in French Relation de l'inquisition de Goa. Leiden 1687. - In 1668 Dellon sailed to India with the Compagnie des Indes. He travelled extensively along the Malabar coast. In 1673 he left the employment of the company and started a private medical practice in Damao, at that time a Portuguese colony. Six months later, early in 1674, he was arrested by the Inquisition and taken to Goa, where he was imprisoned for two years. He was then shiped to Lisbon, but released in the following year on condition that he should return immediately to France. .. It proved a considerable success , particularly in Protestant Europe, where it ran to numerous editions. Although long regarded purely as a work of propaganda, recent research has testified to its accuracy (Howgego p.304/305). It includes also details of his stay in Bahia, Brazil. His account of the Inquisition was still forbidden in Portugal in 1769. - A nice copy.Cf. Borba de Moraes I, p.253-255; Sabin 19444-19447.

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        The birth of the muse

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697] London: Jacob Tonson, 1698 [i.e., 1697]. Later plain paper-covered limp boards; paper darkened and chipped. Front pastedown with bookplate as above, front free endpaper with affixed slip of old cataloguing offset onto pastedown. Pages age-toned and cockled with margins slightly darkened; last two leaves with holes affecting text, final leaf with loss of about 14 words and penultimate with only a handful of letters touched. Lower edge with one chip throughout. A flawed, but moderately uncommon, first edition from one of the most popular playwrights of the Restoration era.. Folio (32.2 cm, 12.7"). [2], 10 pp. Congreve's tribute to poetical greatness as inspired by political accomplishment. Dedicated to Charles Montagu, first Earl of Halifax, a statesman and poet, this piece was written in honor of Montagu's appointment as First Lord of the Treasury. This is the => first edition; ESTC notes the actual printing date as 1697.Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplate of Spencer van Bokkelen Nichols.

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        Descriptio, secundum antiquos, agri Batavi et Frisii; una cum conterminis. Sive notitia Germaniae inferioris, cis et ultra Rhenum; qua hodie est in dicione VII - Foederatorum. Repraesentata tabulis geographicis V. Et commentario in loca omnia, hoc tractu, Romanis scriptoribus et monumentis, qua Latinis, qua Graecis, memorata; A.C. Julio Caesare, ad Justinianum Aug. Cuncta, ad litterarum ordinem, sic digesta, ut ipse commentarius sit tabularum quasi index, ex quo depromtu facillimum, quae lector desiderare poterit. Tabula Ptolemaica Germaniae magnae quadripartitae, ad veram ab aequatore distantiam revocata, et expsitione succinctâ illustrata. Descriptio Frisiae inter Scaldis portum veterem et Amisiam, seu inter Sine et Emese: secundum medii aevi scriptores. Quae est pars altera a notitiae Germaniae inferioris, cis et ultra Rhenum, qua hodie est in dicione VII-Foederatorum, repraesentata tabulis geographicis IX. Et commentario in loca fere omnia, hoc tractu, Germanicarum et Francicarum rerum scriptoribus, ac medii aevi monumentis, memorata; ab emanciptione Francorum, Imp. Justiniano ad XIII. seculi finem. Cuncta, ad litterarum ordinem, sic digesta, ut ipse commentarius sit tabularum quais index, ex quo depromtu facillimum, quae lector desidare poterit. 2 delen in 1 band.

      Amsterdam H. Wetstein 1697-1701. Gegraveerde titelpagina + 15 uitslaande kaarten + 3 binnentekstgravures + 1 gegraveerd met stamboomblad. Leer. Folio. (XXII), 132, (16), (IV), 18, (2), (XXXII), 216, (40) pp. *onderzijde rug mist klein stukje leer; bovenzijde rug licht beschadigd; platten licht geschaafd; achterplat licht beschadigd; hoeken platten licht gestoten*Geornamenteerde rug met titelschildje. Mooi exemplaar. Titelpagina gegraveerd door J. Goerée. 5 uitslaande kaarten gegraveerd door J. en C. Luyken, 1 uitslaande kaart an de hand van J. Goerée. De 9 uitslaande kaarten in het tweede deel zijn van Gerard de Broen. 'Menso Alting, Emden, 2 augustus 1636 -Groningen, 2 augustus 1712. Menso Alting is de zoon van Henricus Alting. In 1652 liet Alting zich inschrijven aan de universiteit in Groningen. Na zijn studie werd hij secretaris en ambtman te Selwert, later rechter te Sappemeer.Tenslotte was hij van 1686 tot 1712 burgemeester van Groningen'. E.O.G. Haitsma Mulier. G.A.C. van der Lem. Repertorium van geschiedschrijvers in Nederland. Den Haag, 1990, 12. Van der Aa, 1, 223-224. NNBW, 1, 100. Van Eeghen/Van de Kellen, 294

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        Histoire de Nostre-Dame du Montserrat. Avec la description de l'abbaye, de la montagne et des ermitages

      Jean Anisson, Paris 1697 - In-12. Collation : (24), 254, (2) pp. Basane brune, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition. Illustré par un frontispice gravé. Une histoire de ce lieux de pèlerinage célèbre, situé à une soixantaine de kilomètres de Barcelone, et de son abbaye bénédictine fondée vers 1030. Petits manques au dos et à la coiffe inférieure. Rare.

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        The History of Wales. Comprehending the lives and succession of the Princes of Wales from Cadwalader to the last King

      M. Clark, 1697 - 8vo Extremities lightly worn, small worming (with exposure to boards) on lower cover ESTC R12980; Lowndes III, 1934; Wing C-488 Originally first published in Latin, it was translated into Welsh several times under the title Brut y Tywysogian. It was first translated into English in 1559 by the antiquarian, musician and physician Humphrey Llwyd (1527-1568), but remained unpublished. The present translation by Powel, a noted Welsh historian were so extensive as to practically comprise a new work, and provided a reference point for all subsequent historians of Wales. Contemporary English binding of red goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with a double fillet border and roll tooled panel with a floral ornament at each outer corners, spine elaborately tooled gilt in compartments, single compartment direct lettered gilt, edges of the boards tooled with a gilt roll, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dreyfache Königliche Ehren-Krohn Dem .. Könige Carolo Dem Elfften Der Schweden, Gothen und Wenden .. Königs .. Am 8. Decembr. Dieses 1697. Jahrs .. Auf Dero Königliches Ehren-Grab gesetzet / Von Johannes Colerus.

      Amsterdam, Braun, 1697.. 1 Blatt, 33 Seiten. 29 x 18,5 cm, Rückenbroschur.. Leichenpredigt für Karl XI. (1655-1697), seit 1660 König von Schweden. - Gut erhalten. Selten

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        Des Garten-Brunns anderer Theil. Gewässert durch die Ströhme der göttlichen Lustbarkeit und hervorgrünend in mannichfaltigen Unterschiede geistlicher Pflantzen: die durch reinen Anhauch zu einem Paradiese aufgeblasen und nunmehro ihren anmuthig süssen Geschmack und starcken Geruch zur Seelen-Erquickung von sich geben. Oder ein rechtes Diarium und ausführlich Tag-Verzeichnus alles desjenigen, was sich mit dieser theuren Autorin ... vom Jahre 1670 her zugetragen ... Ausgefertigt Durch Jane Leade. Samt einer reimweiß gestellten Einleitung ... Aus dem Englischen treulich übersetzt. Teil 2 von 3

      Amsterdam, Wetstein 1697.. Amsterdam, Wetstein 1697.. 440 S., 16 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. VD17 3:302206D; Jantz 1592 (kennt nur diesen Teil); McKenzie 1170; Ackermann III, 273. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des zweiten Teils von "A Fountain of Gardens" (1696-1701). Mit einer Vorrede von "Timotheus" (Heinrich Horch) und dem langen Einleitungsgedicht "Die Halle Salomonis" von "Onesimus" (pp. 26-61). "The main text contains the spiritual diary visions of Jane Leade from Jan. 1, 1676/7 O.S. to July 29, 1697" (Jantz). - - Die englische Mystikerin Jane Leade gründete eine Gemeinde, "Philadelphia Society", die in England verfolgt wurde; sie fand besonders in Deutschland und Holland Anhänger. - Rücken mit Spur eines entfernten Sign.-Schildes, eine Ecke bestoßen, etwas fleckig. Vorderes Gelenk innen angebrochen. Vereinzelt minimal fleckig, Seiten 127/28 mit kurzem Randeinriss.

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        The Life of the Right Reverend Father in God Seth, Lord Bishop of Salisbury, and the Chancellor of the Most Order of the Garter

      ondon - Walter Pope, 1697. ondon - Walter Pope, 1697 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating biography accounting the life of Rev. Seth, Lord Bishop of Salisbury, including a brief account of Bishop Wilkins, Lawrence Rooke, Dr. Isaac Barrow and Dr. Turbervile. Chapters include Of the Bishops Parentage, Birth, and Education, till he was sent to Cambridge, Concerning the Bishops Hospitality and Of the Bishops Enemies. An Appendix to the Life of the Right Reverend Father in God Seth, Lord Bishop of Salisbury; Written By Walter Pope, in a Letter to the Author. Is bound into the rear. Who's author is expected to be Samuel Ward, an English academic and a master at the University of Cambridge, as well as a relative to Reverend Seth. There are two armorial bookplates to the front pastedown. Thelater bookplaterepresents Henry Compton, Bishop of London. He wasone of the Immortal seven' who invited William III to invade England. Comptonlaterperformed the ceremony of William and Anne's coronation. Condition: Rebound in original calf boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed, and hinges slightly strained but firm. Internally, firmly bound with bright and clean pages. Copperplate inking to Appendix's title page. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Gentleman's Recreation, in Four Parts. Viz. Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing. Wherein these Generous Exercises are largely Treated of, and the Terms of Art for Hunting and Hawking more amply enlarged than heretofore. Also the method of Breeding and Managing a Hunting Horse ... The Fourth Edition, To which is now added, A Perfect Abstract of all the Forest-Laws, and of every particular Act of Parliament since Magna Charta to this time

      London: Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, in Petty-Canons-Hall, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1697. London: Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, in Petty-Canons-Hall, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1697. Fourth edition. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and 4 folding plates. [10], 138, 91, 2-78, 71, 90; [8, tables], 101. [1] pp. Bound in full 18th- century panelled calf, with new spine and red leather lettering piece. Very good copy. Bookplates of William Pinkerton (ink signature G.M. Rivington Wilson on bottom), and of Charles Dunlap. Wing C-6706; Schwerdt I, pp. 122-23; Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69; Sherwin (1946), lot 146 (part); Maclay Sale lot 173 . "Cox's book is well composed, comprehensive, and compact. It fills a space in the not overcrowded list of old English hunting and hawking books and certainly compares favourably with John Ray's additions to the 'Ornithology,' which deal with fowling and hawking" (Schwerdt I, p. 123). As for the angling section, "Nicholas Cox is of the superstitious, astrological, necromantical order of angling writers. He makes us acquainted with divers miraculous streams and unaccountable fishes." (See long note in Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69.)

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        The Gentleman's Recreation, in Four Parts. Viz. Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing. Wherein these Generous Exercises are largely Treated of, and the Terms of Art for Hunting and Hawking more amply enlarged than heretofore. Also the method of Breeding and Managing a Hunting Horse . The Fourth Edition, To which is now added, A Perfect Abstract of all the Forest-Laws, and of every particular Act of Parliament since Magna Charta to this time .

      London: Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, in Petty-Canons-Hall, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1697 - "Cox's book is well composed, comprehensive, and compact. It fills a space in the not overcrowded list of old English hunting and hawking books and certainly compares favourably with John Ray's additions to the 'Ornithology,' which deal with fowling and hawking" (Schwerdt I, p. 123). As for the angling section, "Nicholas Cox is of the superstitious, astrological, necromantical order of angling writers. He makes us acquainted with divers miraculous streams and unaccountable fishes." (See long note in Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69.) Fourth edition. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and 4 folding plates. [10], 138, 91, 2-78, 71, 90; [8, tables], 101. [1] pp. Bound in full 18th- century panelled calf, with new spine and red leather lettering piece. Very good copy. Bookplates of William Pinkerton (ink signature G.M. Rivington Wilson on bottom), and of Charles Dunlap. Wing C-6706; Schwerdt I, pp. 122-23; Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69; Sherwin (1946), lot 146 (part); Maclay Sale lot 173 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Gentleman's Recreation, in Four Parts. Viz. Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing. Wherein these Generous Exercises are largely Treated of, and the Terms of Art for Hunting and Hawking more amply enlarged than heretofore. Also the method of Breeding and Managing a Hunting Horse ... The Fourth Edition, To which is now added, A Perfect Abstract of all the Forest-Laws, and of every particular Act of Parliament since Magna Charta to this time

      London: Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, in Petty-Canons-Hall, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1697 London: Printed by J. Dawks, for N. Rolls, in Petty-Canons-Hall, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1697. Fourth edition. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece and 4 folding plates. [10], 138, 91, 2-78, 71, 90; [8, tables], 101. [1] pp. Bound in full 18th- century panelled calf, with new spine and red leather lettering piece. Very good copy. Bookplates of William Pinkerton (ink signature G.M. Rivington Wilson on bottom), and of Charles Dunlap. Wing C-6706; Schwerdt I, pp. 122-23; Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69; Sherwin (1946), lot 146 (part); Maclay Sale lot 173 . "Cox's book is well composed, comprehensive, and compact. It fills a space in the not overcrowded list of old English hunting and hawking books and certainly compares favourably with John Ray's additions to the 'Ornithology,' which deal with fowling and hawking" (Schwerdt I, p. 123). As for the angling section, "Nicholas Cox is of the superstitious, astrological, necromantical order of angling writers. He makes us acquainted with divers miraculous streams and unaccountable fishes." (See long note in Westwood & Satchell, pp. 68-69.)

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        Kinder- und Hebammen-Büchlein: oder Wolgegründeter Underricht [wohlgegründeter Unterricht]/ wie sich die Wehemüttern und Vorgängerinnen gegen Schwangern Weibern in der Geburt/ gegen den Jungen Kindern aber nach der Geburt zu verhalten haben.

      Basel, Verlag Emanuel und Joh. Georg Königen 1697;. (EA); ca 17x10 cm; (8) 277 (11) Seiten mit gest. Frontispiz und 10 Kupfertafeln; Pergamenteinband der Zeit (Einband fleckig und bestoßen, Stempel auf Innendeckel, Seiten teils etwas gebräunt, Kupfer fleckig und teils etwas flau im Druck; sonst gutes Exemplar); (EA);.

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        DELLA NATURA DE' FIUMI. Trattato fisico - matematico del dottore DOMENICO GUGLIELMINI primo matematico dello Studio di Bologna, e dell'Accademia delle Scienze. In cui si manifestano le principalei proprietà de' fiumi, se n'indicano molte fin 'hora non conosciute, e si dimostrano d'una maniera facile le cause delle medesime. In Bologna M.DC.XCVII. Per gl'Eredi d'Antonio Pisarri.

      Eredi d'Antonio Pisarri 1697 In - 8°, cm16x21.5, pp (14) 376; antiporta figurata, 15 tavole ripiegate, finalini e capilettera. Legatura coeva in piena pelle portante al dorso 5 nervi, fregi oro e titoli oro su tassello rosso; tagli spruzzati. Edizione originale del trattato cui legò il proprio nome il matematico e scienziato bolognese Domenico Guglielmini (1655 - 1710). Le 15 tavole disegnate da Egidio Borsoni e incise da Giuseppe Moretti presentano chiuse e strutture idrauliche teoriche o realizzate sul Panaro e sul Reno a Burana (FE), Casalecchio e Bologna. L'antiporta allegorica è opera di Giacomo Maria Giovannini (1667 - 1717) e raffigura Acheloo sconfitto da Eracle il quale, accanto a Deianira portante la cornucopia, indica sullo sfondo figure umane impegnate in opere di canalizzazione fluviale; su tutto una coppia di putti porta il motto tante molis erat bifidum compellere in unum.

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        De sacri Rom. Imperii libera civitate Noribergensi commentatio. Accedit, de Germaniae phonascorum Von Der Meister-Singer, origine, praestantia, utilitate, et institutis, sermone vernaculo liber.

      Altdorf, Jobst Wilhelm Kohles, 1697.. 576 (recte 580) S., 1 Bl. zwischengebunden. Mit gestochenem Porträt, gestochener Titel- (Blumenstrauß) und 4 Kopfvignetten, gestochenem Faltplan, 14 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln sowie 6 Bl. Notenbeilagen. 4° (20,5 x 17,5 cm). Pappe der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.. Erste Ausgabe. - Grundlegendes Werk zur Nürnberger Stadtgeschichte, von besonderer Bedeutung der deutschsprachige Anhang (ab Seite 432) "Von Der Meister-Singer Holdseligen Kunst Anfang, Fortübung, Nutzbarkeiten, und Lehr-Sätzen". Diente Richard Wagner als Hauptquelle für seine "Meistersinger von Nürnberg". Reich illustriert unter anderem mit Nürnberger Ansichten, Münzen, Trachten und dem schönen Vogelschauplan der Stadt. - Wie häufig ohne das Blatt "Privilegium" nach dem Titel. Einband gering fleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk "Ex Bibliotheca J. M. Dornii" (Johannes Michael Dorn, Nürnberg). *VD17 12:134556S. Faber du Faur 1531. Pfister I, 553. Pfeiffer 30402. Wolffheim II, 891.

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        DERNIERES DECOUVERTES DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DE M. LA SALE

      Paris. 1697.. Paris. 1697.. [4],333,[21]pp. including the leaf of privilege and three leaves of publishers' ads. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt with leather label. Modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Very minor foxing and soiling. Very good. This work is generally considered the most reliable account of La Salle's last expedition, describing events from 1678 to 1691, particularly the fatal attempt to establish a colony in Texas and the explorations along the Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana from 1685 until La Salle's murder in 1687. Tonti spent some time among the Indians of Louisiana and Texas, and accounts of those tribes are included as well. He later denied authorship of this book, but existing manuscripts suggest it was either written by him or compiled from his letters. A decade after La Salle's death, his many powerful enemies still provided incentive for the use of caution. This is the first issue of this work, including the account of pearl fishing in the Gulf of Mexico which appears on pages 185- 88. Those leaves were suppressed by the French government, and most copies have cancel leaves, easily recognizable because they are in smaller type, and of course omitting the reference to pearl fishing. A most important work for the French exploration of the Gulf Coast, Louisiana, Texas, and the Mississippi. HOWES T294, "c." STREETER SALE 105. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 7. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 67. HARRISSE NOUVELLE FRANCE 174. SABIN 96172. GRAFF 4164. CLARK I:27 (note). JONES 361.

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        DERNIERES DECOUVERTES DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DE M. LA SALE.

      Paris. 1697. - [4],333,[21]pp. including the leaf of privilege and three leaves of publishers' ads. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt with leather label. Modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Very minor foxing and soiling. Very good. This work is generally considered the most reliable account of La Salle's last expedition, describing events from 1678 to 1691, particularly the fatal attempt to establish a colony in Texas and the explorations along the Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana from 1685 until La Salle's murder in 1687. Tonti spent some time among the Indians of Louisiana and Texas, and accounts of those tribes are included as well. He later denied authorship of this book, but existing manuscripts suggest it was either written by him or compiled from his letters. A decade after La Salle's death, his many powerful enemies still provided incentive for the use of caution. This is the first issue of this work, including the account of pearl fishing in the Gulf of Mexico which appears on pages 185- 88. Those leaves were suppressed by the French government, and most copies have cancel leaves, easily recognizable because they are in smaller type, and of course omitting the reference to pearl fishing. A most important work for the French exploration of the Gulf Coast, Louisiana, Texas, and the Mississippi. HOWES T294, "c." STREETER SALE 105. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 7. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 67. HARRISSE NOUVELLE FRANCE 174. SABIN 96172. GRAFF 4164. CLARK I:27 (note). JONES 361.

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        Portuguese Inquisition of Goa India Torture Heretics DUTCH Dellon Jews Muslims

      Amsterdam : Pieter Mortier, 1697. - 1697 Portuguese Inquisition of Goa India Torture Heretics DUTCH Dellon Jews Muslims Extremely RARE and Valuable Book / comp@$1,330+ The Goa Inquisition was established to punish apostate New Christians—Jews and Muslims who converted to Catholicism, as well as their descendants—who were now suspected of practicing their ancestral religion in secret. - We find only one other example of this book for sale worldwide; compare at $1,330! Main Author: Gabriel Dellon Title: Historie der Inquisitie tot Goa : Eh in andere Gewesten vsn Indien Published: Amsterdam : Pieter Mortier, 1697. Language: Dutch Subjects: India History and Inquisition Goa Daman Diu FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure vellum binding Pages: complete with all 282 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Amsterdam : Pieter Mortier, 1697. Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 9cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Della natura de' fiumi. Trattato fisico-matematico

      Bologna: Heirs of Antonio Pisari, 1697. Bologna: Heirs of Antonio Pisari, 1697. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. First Edition. Cloth. 4to (230 × 165 mm), pp. [10], 375, [1, errata and approbation]; engraved frontispiece, ink inscription at base of frontispiece excised; 15 folding engraved plates; some ink inscriptions to margins in an early hand; uncut; fine in modern calico-texture cloth. First edition of Guglielmini's account of his experimental studies of rivers.Domenico Guglielmini (1655-1710) was a native of Bologna. He studied mathematics and medicine at the university, where he went on to teach mathematics from 1690. He was simultaneously appointed Superintendent of Water for the city, and made detailed studies of hydraulics, which led to the writing and publication of the present work, his most important. The year after its publication he was appointed professor of mathematics at Padua and left off the study of hydraulics definitively when later appointed to the chair of medicine.'Guglielmini's major work and one of the most important hydraulic works of its time, "The Nature of Rivers" numbers among works by Castelli and Barattieri. Gamba has praised this work not only for its classical hydraulics, but for the clarity of Guglielmini's verbal and mathematical expression.'His approach to hydraulics was through extensive field observation, and his concepts "were essential links in the ever-strengthening chain of flow principles ..." He was the first to indicate the existence of resistance laws, though he was unable to express it quantitatively. - Rouse & Ince, History of Hydraulics, pp. 69-70.'The book discusses the nature of rivers and their parts, the motion of water, confluents and estuaries, banks, and materials and application. The historic preface quotes Galileo, Torricelli, Castelli, Mariotte, Viviani, Varignon, Newton, Johann Bernoulli, Poleni, and Grandi.' (Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 151-152)Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 151-152; Brunet II, 1802; Gamba, 1940; Graesse III, 177; Piantanida 1659; Riccardi I, 643; Roller I, 492; Wellcome III, 177.

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        An ANTIDOTE AGAINST The VENOME Of The SNAKE In The GRASS: Or, the Book so stiled. And the Christian People Called QUAKERS Vindicated from its most gross Abuses and Calumnies. In certain Reflections, detecting the nameless AuhtorÕs Malice, Outrage and Persecution against the said People. Unto which is AnnexÕd, A brief Examination of the AuthorÕs second Book, stilÕd, Satan Dis-robÕd. Also, Some Notice taken of his Discourse for the Divine Institution of Water-Baptism

      London: Printed for Tho. Northcott, in George-yard in Lombard-street., 1697. London:: Printed for Tho. Northcott, in George-yard in Lombard-street.. 1697.. 8vo: A - S^8 (-S8, presumed a blank). 6-5/8" x 4-1/8" 1st edition (European Americana 697/188; McAlpine IV:p. 576; Sabin 103655 & 85363n; Smith 2, p. 902; Wing W1889). [4], xi, [1], 268, [4] pp.. 19th C half sheep over marbled paper boards.. General binding wear, with spine darkened. Front joint leather. split, with board held by cords. Period ownership signature of. Thomas Knight, with his extensive marginalia throughout. Usual. browning & staing to paper, with L3 having a flaw costing a few. letters. Withal, About Very Good.. Whitehead, an early Quaker leader, responds to three 1697 anti-Quaker works by the Irish cleryman, Charles Leslie [1650 - 1722], The SNAKE In The GRASS, SATAN DIS-ROBÕD From His DISGUISE Of LIGHT, & A DISCOURSE PROVING The DIVINE INSTITUTION Of WATER-BAPTISM, and in doing so, provides mentions of the Quakers in America, including Penn's Pennsylvania colony. The work also also includes verbiage by Whitehead defending the right of women to preach, if they are so inspired, responding to Leslie, "We do not institute Womens Preachings as he saith, but leave them free to the Gift and Call of God." Etc. A desirable copy, with much period marginalia, worthy of additional study. A work scarce in the trade, with ABPC & AmEx showing no copies at auction these past 30+ years.

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        An ANTIDOTE AGAINST The VENOME Of The SNAKE In The GRASS: Or, the Book so stiled. And the Christian People Called QUAKERS Vindicated from its most gross Abuses and Calumnies. In certain Reflections, detecting the nameless AuhtorÕs Malice, Outrage and Persecution against the said People. Unto which is AnnexÕd, A brief Examination of the AuthorÕs second Book, stilÕd, Satan Dis-robÕd. Also, Some Notice taken of his Discourse for the Divine Institution of Water-Baptism.

      Printed for Tho. Northcott, in George-yard in Lombard-street., London: 1697 - Whitehead, an early Quaker leader, responds to three 1697 anti-Quaker works by the Irish cleryman, Charles Leslie [1650 - 1722], The SNAKE In The GRASS, SATAN DIS-ROBÕD From His DISGUISE Of LIGHT, & A DISCOURSE PROVING The DIVINE INSTITUTION Of WATER-BAPTISM, and in doing so, provides mentions of the Quakers in America, including Penn's Pennsylvania colony. The work also also includes verbiage by Whitehead defending the right of women to preach, if they are so inspired, responding to Leslie, "We do not institute Womens Preachings as he saith, but leave them free to the Gift and Call of God." Etc. A desirable copy, with much period marginalia, worthy of additional study. A work scarce in the trade, with ABPC & AmEx showing no copies at auction these past 30+ years. General binding wear, with spine darkened. Front joint leather split, with board held by cords. Period ownership signature of Thomas Knight, with his extensive marginalia throughout. Usual browning & staing to paper, with L3 having a flaw costing a few letters. Withal, About Very Good. 19th C half sheep over marbled paper boards. 8vo: A - S^8 (-S8, presumed a blank). 6-5/8" x 4-1/8" 1st edition (European Americana 697/188; McAlpine IV:p. 576; Sabin 103655 & 85363n; Smith 2, p. 902; Wing W1889). [4], xi, [1], 268, [4] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Germaniae Phonascorum - Von Der Meister=Singer/ Origine, praestantia, Utilitate, et institutis sermone vernaculo liber. (Vorgebunden:) Johann Chirtsophorus WAGENSEIL, De Sacri Rom. Imperii Libera Civitate Noribergensi Commentatio.

      Altdorf (Altdorfi Noricorum), Typis Impensisque Jodoci Wilhelmi Kohlesii, 1697.. Quart. Ganzseitiges Kupferportrait von Wagenseil, Titelblatt mit Vignette in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, 576 (recte: 582) S. (Teil 1: S. 1-386, Register 387-391); (Teil 2: Urbs Norimberga, Carmine heroico illsurata per Helium Eobanum Hessum) S. 393-432) (Teil 3: Meistersinger) S. 433-576. 2 Teile in einem sehr schönen, zeitgenössischen Halbpergamentband mit Pergamentecken, drei durchgezogenen Bünden und Buntpapierüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln. Rückentitel als handschriftlicher Auftrag. Mit großem Portrait-Frontispiz gestochen von J. Sandrat, 1 großem gefalteten Stadtplan in Vogelschauperspektive von Nürnberg in Kupferstich, 14 Kupfertafeln (2 gefaltete), gestochen von Cronelius Nikolaus Schurtz, 4 Kopfvignetten mit topographischen Ansichten. Portrait von Wagenseil: geboren 1633. Seite 3: Ansicht von Nürnberg, Kupfer auf ein Drittel der Seite Seite 5: Landschaftsphantasie als Kupfer auf ein Drittel der Seite gestochen - Seite 6/7: gefaltete Foliotafel: Nürnberg aus der Vogelschauperspektive - Seite 64/65: Ganzseitiges Kupfer: Sakropharg Seite 66/67: Gefaltete Kupfertafel, abbildung aus der Basilika S. Laurentius - Seite 100/101: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Nürnberger Gebäude: Arx Burggrafiorum - Seite 112/113: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Marktplatz - Seite 114/115: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Brücke in Nürnberg: Macelli Pons - Seite 138/139: Horologium Noribergensis - Seite 183(183: doppelseitiges Kupfer: Wappen Nürnberger Familien - Seite 234/235: ganzseitiges Kupfer: Reichsinsignien - Seite 240: ganzseitiges Kupfer: Abbildung Kaiser Karls des Großen - Seite 246/247: 2 gefaltete Kupfer: Münzen - Seite 274/275: 2 gefaltete Kupfer: Abbildung Nürnberger Patrizier (Urbs Norimberga) Seite 400: Ansicht der Stadt Nürnberg in Kupfer wie auf Seite 3. (Meistersinger) Seite 451: Phantasielandschaft in Kupfer gestochen, ein Drittel des Blattes Seite 554: 11 ungezählte Seiten Notenabdruck: Vertonung: Der Meisterliche Hort; Portrait von Wagenseil: geboren 1633. Seite 3: Ansicht von Nürnberg, Kupfer auf ein Drittel der Seite Seite 5: Landschaftsphantasie als Kupfer auf ein Drittel der Seite gestochen - Seite 6/7: gefaltete Foliotafel: Nürnberg aus der Vogelschauperspektive - Seite 64/65: Ganzseitiges Kupfer: Sakropharg Seite 66/67: Gefaltete Kupfertafel, abbildung aus der Basilika S. Laurentius - Seite 100/101: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Nürnberger Gebäude: Arx Burggrafiorum - Seite 112/113: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Marktplatz - Seite 114/115: Gefaltete Kupfertafel: Brücke in Nürnberg: Macelli Pons - Seite 138/139: Horologium Noribergensis - Seite 183(183: doppelseitiges Kupfer: Wappen Nürnberger Familien - Seite 234/235: ganzseitiges Kupfer: Reichsinsignien - Seite 240: ganzseitiges Kupfer: Abbildung Kaiser Karls des Großen - Seite 246/247: 2 gefaltete Kupfer: Münzen - Seite 274/275: 2 gefaltete Kupfer: Abbildung Nürnberger Patrizier (Urbs Norimberga) Seite 400: Ansicht der Stadt Nürnberg in Kupfer wie auf Seite 3. (Meistersinger) Seite 451: Phantasielandschaft in Kupfer gestochen, ein Drittel des Blattes Seite 554: 11 ungezählte Seiten Notenabdruck: Vertonung: Der Meisterliche Hort. ERSTAUSGABE des Hauptwerkes des Nürnberger Rechtsgelehrten, Historikers und Orientalisten Johann Christoph WAGENSEIL (1633-1705). Erste Ausgabe der reichlich illustrierten Beschreibung und Chronik der Stadt Nürnberg aus der Feder des seit 1667 in Altdorf als Professor der Geschichte lehrenden Wagenseils. Im Jahre 1697 wurde ihm auch der Lehrstuhl für kanonisches Recht an der Nürnberger Universität Altdorf übertragen. Wagenseils berühmtestes Werk "Buch von der Meister-Singer Holdseligen Kunst" ist bis heute ein unentbehrliches Quellenwerk zur Geschichte der Meistersinger. Es war auch ein grundlegendes und themenbildendes Grundwerk für den großen Opernkomponisten Richard WAGNER, der darauf das Libretto seiner großen Oper Die Meistersinger verfasste. Auch mitaufgenommen wurde das von dem Humanisten Eobanus Hessus (1480-1544) verfasste Gedicht "Urbs Norimberga Carmine Heroice illustrata". Sehr seltenes, weil mit allen Kupferabbildungen vollständiges Exemplar.

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        Cases Argued and Decreed in the High Court of Chancery [bound with] The Second Part of Cases Argued and Decreed in the High Court of Chancery [bound with] Select Cases in the High Court of Chancery Solemnly Argued and Decreed [etc.]. Three Volumes in Two

      Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.] First editions of all three parts, with the last printing the opinion of Lord Nottingham (whom Holdsworth equates with Ellesmere and Bacon) in his most famous case, establishing the modern doctrine of the rule against perpetuities. Contemporary calf, rubbed, joints cracking, yet a good tall set. Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1697-1702.

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