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        Mr. Locke's Reply To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Worcester's Answer to his Letter.

      Printed by H. Clark for A. and J. Churchill, [London] 1697 - Half title + TP + 1-174 + half title + 1-7 + [8] = Errata + 1 blank leaf, small Octavo. First Edition. Yolton 249.Between 1696 and 1699 Locke was involved in one of the most memorable controversies in the history of philosophy. Bishop Stillingfleet, a learned divine (but no great philosopher) had attacked Locke in his Discourse in Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity of 1696. Stillingfleet had read a pamphlet by the Irish pantheist Toland, who had argued that there was nothing mysterious in Christianity, which he claimed to base on Locke's Essay. Stillingfleet accused Locke's philosophy of materialism. Locke answered this attack promptly with A Letter to the Right Reverend. published in 1697. Stillingfleet countered, Locke replied [which is the copy we have here], Stillingfleet objected, Locke responded. This long and memorable controversy ended with the death of the Bishop soon after Locke's third response. Original calf boards, rebacked with five compartments on the spine and lettered REPLY" and at the base of the spine "1697". New endpapers. Page 127128 torn from the inside top edge down about 2". Otherwise, a lovely copy of this work. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anales de Aragón desde el año 1525 del nacimiento de Nuestro Redemptor hasta el de 1540. Añádense primero algunas noticias muy importantes desde el año 1516 hasta el de 1525. Por el Dr. Diego Iosef Dormer

      Por los Herederos de Diego Dormer, año 1697, [Zaragoza] - Folio, [74]+700+[44] p. Pergamino de época rotulado en lomo, planos presentan como decoración dorada sendos escudos de Aragón (antiguos, es decir, sin el árbol de Sobrarbe) en cartela, así como cuatro finos florones en las esquinas, todo ello enmarcado por una doble línea de tinta. GUARDAS POSTERIORES, leves puntos de óxido en buena parte de la obra, mancha de grasa en hojas finales (Índice). Portada arquitectónica con escudos de armas, bellamente grabada en calcografía por Juan Renedo; capitulares, texto a dos columnas. Interior algo fatigado, pero en conjunto muy buen ejemplar

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        Recentissima Novi Orbis, Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula

      Amsterdam: circa 1697. Copper-engraved map. Small inset of New Zealand within the cartouche. 20 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches. Rare issue of Allard's map of North and South America, the first to show important corrections to the mapping of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Valley. "The map of America by Allard is derived from that of Frederick de Wit, c. 1675" (Burden). Significantly, however, Allard corrects the mapping of the Great Lakes and Mississippi Valley. "The former are entirely re-engraved as are the nearby waterways off the St. Lawrence River including Lake Champlain, which is moved south-west. Lake Superior is now enclosed to the west as is Lac des Puans, which is renamed Lac Illinois, placing the previous toponym correctly in Green Bay. To the west an entirely new and more recent depiction of the Mississippi valley is inserted. This is derived from that of Louis Hennepin ... published in 1697" (Burden). This is Burden's second state, with a ruled border surrounding the New Zealand inset but without the textual descriptions of climates between the neat line and gradients. It is the first state to show the important corrections noted above. Beyond the cartographic importance, the cartouche is especially attractive, with an allegorical figure of America seated within a sugar cane field inhabited by exotic animals and scenes relating to mankind's eternal search for gold. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 724; McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island, 132; Tooley, "California as an Island," in The Mapping of America 65

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        Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, and several other Eminent Hands. Together with the Satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Made English by Mr. Dryden. To Which Is Prefixid a Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire... by Mr. Dryden

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1697. Early issue. Adorned with sculptures, being sixteen finely engraved copper plates by Hollar, including the frontispiece, to illustrate each of the Satires and one additional engraved bust of Persius. Also with engraved half-titles to each of the Satires. 8vo, contemporary full speckled calf, sometime lont ago rebacked to period style with the spine featuring gilt ruled raised bands, one compartment with a dark green morocco label lettered and ruled in gilt, endleaves renewed. xo, 501, [3] pp. A well preserved copy. Some minor toning or foxing, more so to the title and frontispiece, binding with some normal age evidence. AN IMPORTANT TRANSLATION OF ONE OF THE GREAT CLASSICAL TEXTS. Jacob Tonson published The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis and Aulus Persius Flaccus originally in 1693. Tonson assembled this complete translation of Juvenal's Satires by “various hands”, but numbers 1, 3, 6, 10, and 16 were all done by Dryden himself. Number 7 was done by his son Charles, and 14 by his son John. The complete translation of Persius is by Dryden alone, and Dryden also wrote the substantial preface, the “Discourse concerning the original and progress of satire”, in which he explains the history of the genre and gives a critique of its principal Latin practitioners. He also provides reflections on its modern use. While the sixteen Satires are translations rather than imitations, and generally preserved the original Roman allusions, there are a number of turns of phrase which reflect satirically upon William III. Doubtless both the tragic pessimism of Junius' tenth satire, and Persius's Stoicism in the face of Neronian terror, had a contemporary resonance for Dryden. No reader of Junius’ third satire could avoid hearing the translator's voice within its lines. The engraved plates are much in the same style as the somewhat more famous plates in Dryden’s ‘Virgil’, which was first published the same year as this edition.

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        WORKS OF VIRGIL CONTAINING HIS PASTORALS, GEORGICS AND AENEIS, Translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1697. First Edition. With a finely engraved titlepage and sculptural frontispiece and 101 additional and very beautiful full page copper engraved plates. Folio in fours, (334 x 220mm.), contemporary calf, the spine with raised bands and lettering label gilt, skillfully rebacked using original materials at some point in time. 690 pp. A decent and well preserved copy, solid and sound with the paper occasionally toned or mellowed by time, occasional spotting as might be typical. Plate and engravings in good order though with these particular attributes. An exquisitely printed work. The quality of the engraving work is absolutely superb and the setting of the type of the very highest quality. Having this book in one’s hands makes one reflect upon how wonderful a folio edition of Shakespeare might have been had Tonson ever undertaken the task. Dryden’s translation, first published one year previous to this edition, one much acclaim and in fact would remain the standard for generations.

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        Della natura de' fiumi trattato fisico-matematico

      Bologna: Pisarri, 1697 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. [12], 375 pp., engr. frontispiece, 15 folding engraved plates, 19c half vellum with spine label. Pages untrimmed. Nice, clean copy. --- Riccardi I, 643; Wellcome III, 177; Roberts & Trent, pp. 151-152; Gamba 1940; Piantanida 1659 --- First edition of the first important riparian treatise. Guglielmini's (1655-1710), approach to hydraulics was through extensive field observation, and Gamba praises the work not only for its classical hydraulics, but for the clarity of its verbal and mathematical expression. The book discusses the nature of rivers and their parts, the motion of water, estuaries and confluents, riverbanks, and the kind of materials carried by rivers. --- Gamba 1641: "Edizione originale e rara"; Libreria Vinciana 1659; Riccardi I1, 643, 91: "Meno pregiata, ma più rara"; Roberts/Tr. 152f.; Wellcome III, 177. - "E questa l'opera che più d'ogni altra rese immortale il nome dell'a(utore). La sua notorietà ci dispensa dal darne minuto ragguaglio. Avvertiremo solo che la dottrina degl'alvei fu portata dall'a(utore). a(utore) tale profezione, che oggi, dopo un secolo emezzo di progressi, rimane tuttavia il testo degli idraulici.".

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        Opera Poetica quae in unum collata & ad auctoris mentem disposita ab haeredibus eduntur cum praefatione

      Bôckmann Lübeck 1697 - Erste Ausgabe; lateinische Sprache; Pergament Einband der Zeit mit Kaltverzierung und schriftlicher Rückentitel; gestochener ausdehnbarer Frontispiz von Friedlein in sehr frischem Zustand, zweifarbige Titelseite, XL, 967, Index; durchgehend leicht gebräunt; gutes ex. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The General History of England, both Ecclesiastical and Civil; From the Earliest Accounts of Time, to the Reign of His Present Majesty, King William III. Taken from the most Ancient Records, Manuscripts, and Printed Historians....Volumes I & II

      LONDON : W Rogers, F Harris, R Knaplock, A Bell, and T Cockerill, 1697 An exceptionally rare original copy of James Tyrrell's historical work. Tyrrell (1642-1718) was an author and Whig philosopher, and a close friend of John Locke. He intended his history to stretch to William III. In reality, he spent so much time on the detail of each reign that he only succeeded in reaching Richard II by the end of Volume III - his final volume. This set is Volumes I and II. Volume I covers 'the earliest accounts of time' up to the Battle of Hastings. Volume II covers William I to Henry III. In contemporary full leather binding with a blind stamped decorative border to the boards, raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine, red title labels and gilt decoration to board edges. Vol I has a frontispiece, title page, Dedication to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke (i-iv), preface to the reader (v-xxviii), general introduction (xxix-cxxviii), table to the preface and introduction (cxxix-cxxxvi) and text in 6 books. The page numbering is a little odd in that Books I-V are paginated 1-355 and Book VI is paginated separately - 1-116.It includes 5 fold out charts covering Tables of Succession. There is also an alphabetical table/index at the rear (i-xci). Volume II has title page dated 1700, dedication to William III (i-iv), Preface to the Reader (v-xxix), Introduction (xxx-cxxxv), table to the preface and introduction (6pp), catalogue of authors (3pp), text in 8 books (pp1-1119), advertisement to the reader (p1120), Appendix (1-36) and Index (57 pp), and finally errata, corrigenda and delenda and a further addenda (2pp). Tyrrell pays particular attention to the legal framework in John and Henry III's reigns. The bindings are in fair to good condition being complete with unscuffed boards and light bumping to corners. There is some wear to spine joints - it looks like the front joint of Vol I was repaired at some time. There is some evidence of early splitting at the joints but the books are currently sound. Internally both volumes have the bookplate of John Rutherford of Edgerston, which is near Jedburgh, and a separate bookplate of Peter Scupham on the front pastedown. The frontispiece to Vol I has a crease. Both volumes have an ink signature of John Edgerston across the title page. The contents are in very good condition.

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        The History of Wales

      London: M Clark for the Author, 1697 Comprehending the lives and succession of the Princes of Wales, from Cadwalader the last King, to Llewelyn tha last Prince, of British Blood. With a short account of the affairs of Wales, under the Kings of England. Written originally in British, by Caradoc of Lhancarvan; and formerly published in English by Dr. Powel. In contemporary rustic speckled calf, covers with blind double fillet border and vertical decorative drawer handle roll at joints, raised bands flanked with blind double rules, backstrip neatly patched (at the time of binding?) at foot of front joint and in upper two panels. Front pastedown with early ink inscription of Wharton. (Lowndes III, 1934; Graesse V, 429 (citing later edition); Wing C-488. ESTC R12980 ) [40], (xxiii), [1], 398 pp, [18]. Joints and head of spine a little flaked, boards slightly soiled and marked, corners a bit rubbed, front flyleaf discolored, leaves with isolated browning, but AN EXCELLENT COPY, the contemporary binding solid, scarcely worn, and generally pleasing, and the text very fresh, clean, and wide-margined. Written as a continuation of the Welsh part of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s British History, this work takes the account down to the time of the author, Caradog of Llancarvan, (d. 1147?), one of several literary figures (including Monmouth) around Robert, Earl of Gloucester, bastard son of Henry I. It was probably written in Latin, and no longer exists in an original form, but several Welsh translations survive (in Welsh, it is known as Brut y Tywysogion, or Chronicle of the Princes). The work had been translated into English in 1559 by the antiquarian, musician, and physician Humphrey Llwyd (1527-68), but that translation was unpublished at his death. A copy of the work came to Sir Henry Sidney, lord president of Wales, who in 1583 selected David Powel to prepare the manuscript for publication. Powel (1552?-98) was already respected as an authority on Welsh history, and his corrections and additions, based on his own research, practically comprised a new book when it was published in 1584 as the Historie of Cambria. To some extent all subsequent historians of Wales have drawn from it.

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      PARMAE, 1697, ALBERTUS PAZZONUS, & PAULUS MONTIUS. Formato: cm.8 x 25 x 36. N. pagine: 32 + 455 + 76 + 161. Il messale presenta una seconda parte successiva" Appendix Missarum" stampata nel 1893. Al suo interno presenta quattro incisioni xilografiche oltre a quella che costituisce il frontespizio, e numerosi capilettera xilografati. Il volume è cucito su quattro nervi in canapa e la cucitura si presenta piuttosto salda; legatura in piena pelle con dorso piatto recante impressioni in oro, sui piatti sono presenti impressioni a secco e quattro borchie metalliche sia su quello anteriore che su quello posteriore, la coperta è in ottimo stato di conservazione, presenta qualche abrasione in corrispondenza di labbri, angolo superiore del piatto posteriore e piccola lacuna sulla cuffia di piede; presenti i capitelli, attaccati e in tela rossa e bianca. Le carte di guardia presentano qualche lacuna. Le carte sono in ottimo stato, qualche strappo , imbrunimento e antico restauro in carta. The "Messale" has a second part printed in 1730. It is in very good condition, sewn on four supports, full leather cover with gold impression on the spine and impression and bosses on front and back cover, stuckon endbands in red cloth; papers are in very good conditions, some tear and darkening, and ancient paper repair.

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        Memoires d'Artillerie

      Finely engraved allegorical frontis. incorporating a port. of Louis Auguste de Bourbon, the dedicatee, 179 engraved plates (many folding), & six folding engraved tables. Engraved arms on titles & several engraved headpieces. 10 p.l., 348 pp.; 3 p.l., 386 pp. Two vols. Large 4to, cont. fine red sheep, gilt fillet round sides, spines gilt, contrasting vellum lettering pieces on spines, a.e.g. Paris: J. Anisson, 1697. First edition of the classic French work of the period on artillery, which served several generations of artillery officers, including the young Napoleon. This richly illustrated work went through several later French editions (1702, 1741, 1745) and was translated into Russian (1732-33). Portions were translated into English in 1756. The plates were mainly executed by P. le Pautre after E. Fourier. Saint-Remy (ca. 1650-1716), was one of the chief artillery officers of the French army. In this comprehensive work, the author describes the manufacture of cannons of various sizes and types, the production of gunpowder and cannonballs, techniques of mounting cannon on carriages and on ships, proper organization and distribution of matériel for the batteries, proper positioning of the guns, ranging, tactics, attack, defense, etc., etc. The fine plates depict cannons and cannonballs, forges, carriages, methods of destroying mines and underground tunnels. A very fine and handsome set. Armorial bookplate of Comte du Kellerc. .

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        In ejusdem Principio Philologico promissa sive Anthropoglottogonia [Greek], Hvmanae lingvae genesis. Partis Primae Tomus Primus [all published]

      Venice:: Francesco Tramontini for the author,, 1697. 4to. 4to in 8s (215 x 152 mm). [16], 184, [2] pp. Title in red and black, 8 etched illustrations including title vignette, 5 by Gio. Palazzi, one etched and several woodcut tailpieces. A few upper corners creased in quires E & F, else fine. Early 19th-century English half calf and marbled boards (rubbed, upper joint split). Provenance: Earls of Macclesfield (bookplate, blindstamps). ***& & ONLY EDITION of an eccentric and little-known treatise of comparative etymology, embellished with etched vignette illustrations. Ericus attempted in this work to prove that all languages trace their origins to Greek. Professor of philology and geography at Padua, Ericus (or Erich) was a native of Eisenach in Thuringia, as noted in his other important work on language (see below). Little is known of his life, and he is mentioned in none of the relevant bibliographies or biographical dictionaries. Only Leibniz paid him notice, having met him in Venice in 1697 and been impressed by his linguistic researches; he mentions him several times in his letters, and discusses the present work at length in the Epistolica de historia etymologica dissertatio of 1717. While rejecting most of Ericus' conclusions, Leibniz praised the thoroughness of his efforts to penetrate the origins of languages, which few etymologists had attempted.& & Even for his time, Ericus’ erudition is undeniable; in the present work he compares the syntax, morphology, phonology, semantics and metrical systems of Latin, Greek, Hebrew, English, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Flemish, and Norwegian. Hebrew, of which the printer apparently disposed of no font, is spelled out in small roman capitals. The extraordinary challenges of printing the work were met with bravura by the Tramontini press, as is evident from the brevity of the errata list at end, filling a mere half-page.& & The "Anthropoglottogonia" represented a step forward in time and in sophistication of linguistic analysis in relation to Ericus' previous work (referred to in the title), Renatum è mysterio principium philologicum (Padua 1686), a treatise on the origins of alphabetical letters and sounds in which, while tracing phonemes and vowels to Adam’s naming of the animals in Eden, he set forth a basic but credible phonetic theory, distinguishing sounds made by different actions of the mouth.& & Ericus evokes the Creation theme again at the beginning of this work; the headpiece vignette opening the text (by J. de Lespier after A. Erich) shows the animals of creation flocking, flying and crawling to surround Apollo with his lyre. The remaining illustrations form a varied emblematic series. The title etching shows the Tower of Babel (a woodcut of the same subject illustrated his previous work), with caption Aedificemus; while the dedication is headed by a panorama of a besieging army with a Greek caption meaning "the infantry [Greek ta???] drives out disorder," a pun on the name of the dedicatee, Ferdinand von Thurn und Taxis. Other subjects include: beehives and a spider, illustrating the proverb "Mela apibus arancis venena" (what is honey for bees is poison for spiders); a formal garden with strolling couples and at center two men greeting each other with an embrace, illustrating two lines from plays by Plautus on the dual theme of the blending of personal identity in friendship and the confusion of exchanged identities (ego tu sum, tu es ego…); a hellish mining scene (replaced by a cancel in the Getty copy), illustrating Virgil's description of Vulcan's furnace from the Aeneid, Book 8; and a street scene with two horses, illustrating an Horatian allusion from Book 2 of the Epistles (concerning pulling hairs from horses' tails). & & OCLC & NUC locate 4 copies (NYPL, Getty, Trinity Coll. & U. Penn); Harvard also holds a copy. BL 17th-century Italian books I:319. On Leibniz's engagement with the work, cf. Sigrid von der Schulenburg, Leibniz als Sprachforscher (Frankfurt 1972), pp. 60, 82-84; and Umberto Eco, Search for the Perfect Language (Oxford 1997), p. 189. & & & &

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        ANECDOTA QUAE EX AMBROSIANAE BIBLIOTHECAE CODICIBUS Nunc primùm eruit, notis, ac disquisitionibus auget L. A. Muratorius, in eadem Bibliotheca Ambrosiani Collegij Doctor. Quatuo S. Tomus Prior, Secundus, Tertius.

      G.P. Malatesta e J. Manfrè, 1697 - 1713., Milano e Padova, - Tre volumi in 4°, legatura coeva in piena pelle, titoli al dorso a cinque nervi, piatti incorniciati da triplo filetto, con angoli, bordi esterni e scomparti del dorso impressi a piccoli ferri a motivi ornamentali decorati in oro, sguardie marmorate, bianche, occhielli, frontespizi, dedicatoria, introduzione, indici, 8 cc., 259 pp.; 3 cc., 371 pp.; 4 cc., 341 pp., bianche finali. L'immensa, magnifica opera prima, del grande scrittore settecentesco. Entrato nel 1695 alla Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Muratori cominciò subito a raccogliere quantitàdi documenti inediti, pubblicando questo suo primo lavoro, originale in due volumi stampati appunto a Milano, presso Malatesta. Il primo volume stampato nel 1697 sottointitolato "Quatuor S. PAULINI Episcopi Nolani Poemata complectens" raccoglie notizie biografiche e componimenti del Santo oratore e poeta Paolino, il quale conobbe Sant'Ambrogio ed ebbe come maestro il poeta Ausonio, accompagnate da glosse e dissertazioni, con in fine un appendice sull'antica giurisdizione milanese sull'episcopato ticinese. Il secondo volume stampato nel 1698 sottointitolato "Praeter veterum monimenta Commentarium continens DE CORONA FERREA, qua Romanorum Imperatores in Insubribus coronari Solent" raccoglie innumerevoli cronache, disquisizioni, orazioni e commentari su particolari e misteriosi argomenti. Nel 1700 Muratori riceve l'incarico d'archivista e bibliotecario, da Rinaldo d'Este, duca di Modena, in un europa coinvolta nella guerra di successione spagnola, nel cui contesto divampano le controversie nei ducati di Ferrara, di Parma, per il dominio, ad esempio del ricco territorio di Comacchio, l'Autore è indotto ancor più allo studio ed alla ricerca delle fonti storiche più rilevanti, e la sua opera viene arricchita di altri due volumi, stampati a Padova presso Manfrè, di cui noi disponiamo del primo (terzo dell'opera), edito nel 1713, che raccoglie sei opuscoli inediti: Le Orazioni di Tertulliano con prefazione, note e commento del Panciroli e del Muratori; il poema "De gestis in Civitate Mediolani." di Stephanardi di Vicomercato; un affascinante libello di Anonimo del IX sec. "De Computo, sive De Kalendario"; Epistole e Sermoni del vescovo Ildeberto Cenomanense, figura di rilievo, teologo e poeta del X secolo; il libello "De Corpore et Sanguine Christi" di Gezone abate Derthonense; ed in ultimo Enea Silvio Piccolomini (Pio II Papa) nell'orazione "De Compactatis Bohemorum". Pregevole insieme di tre rari volumi, ciascuno completo in se stesso, provenienti dall'Università di Chicago (ex-libris e timbro di dismissione), in bella veste legatoriale (minimi restauri conservativi alle cerniere). Assolutamente notevole e di scarsissima reperibilità.

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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 are More Amply Enlarged than Heretofore...

      London: J Dawks for N Rolls in Petty- Canons-Hall, in St Paul's Church-yard, 1697.. Fourth Edition. Leather cover. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and upper board detached. Frontispiece plate trimmed at fore-edge, torn and laid on linen. Ownership inscription on title deleted resulting in several small holes. Some browning. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Contents firm. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 138pp; 91pp; 78pp; 71pp; 90pp, 8pp; 101pp. Engraved frontispiece giving 'Easie Directions for Blowing the Horn' [including musical notes] and 4 folding engraved plates all by W. Dolle. '... Also the method of Breeding and Managing a Hunting-Horse'. Together with 'An Abridgement of Manwood's Forrest Laws. And of all the Acts of Parliament Made Since; Which Relate to Hunting, Hawking, Fishing or Fowling' published by Math. Rolls 1696.

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        Trattato del taglio de gl'alberi fruttiferi? tradotto dalla lingua Francese all'Italiana?

      Per Gio. Antonio Remondini 1697 Cm. 15,5, pp. (16) 228 (4). Bell'antiporta illustrata e 11 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con unghie e titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Prima edizione italiana di quest'interessante trattato munito di un ricco apparato iconografico.

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      Foglio di atlante con 9 vedute della città di Ravenna, probabilmente inserito nel raro "Teatro delle città e porti principali dell'Europa". Incisione in rame, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Molto rara. Venezia Venice 600 450

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        Il Negotiante. Diviso in quattro parti. Aggiuntovi in questa edizione il Secretario di banco di Mattia Cramero. -

      Venezia, Hertz, 1697.4 picc. Legatura coeva in pergamena; cerniere interne un po' lente. (8), 208 pp.; (12), 128, (4) pp.; (8), 129, (7, ultime 2 bianche) pp.; (8), 51 pp.; 118, (12) pp.; lieve fioriture su poche carte ma buon esemplare. Il ricco e colto mercante genovese Peri scrisse questo trattato basandolo sulla sua notevole esperienza. Le quattro parti, apparse tra il 1638 e il 1655, formano un repertorio completo di tecnica mercantile e bancaria, con interessanti informazioni ed utili consigli sulla contabilità, il diritto, la corrispondenza, le contrattazioni ecc. L'aggiunta di Matthias Kramer (1640-1727) è qui in edizione originale. Einaudi 4393. Kress, Italian, 191 e 193. Goldsmiths' 3400. Riccardi V, 120 e II, 261: «E' notata dal Libri come una delle opere più interessanti di tecnica bancaria». Peri was a rich and learned merchant who based this work primarily on his own experience. «It is a technical handbook for merchants, to teach them trading and book-keeping... It contains also interesting historical notices on the exchanges between the principal Italian and foreign cities... Peri demonstrates the importance of merchants (and) treats also of mercantile contracts... The work is still interesting, especially for the history of the mercantile customs of those times» (Palgrave III, 94). Some occasional light foxing, but a good copy in contemp. vellum (hinges weak).

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      Combi & La Nouij 1697 in 12° - pp.460, 4 - Pergamena - Antiporta figurata incisa della precedente edizione del 1678. - Esemplare non freschissimo con pagine brunite da 95 a 120. Mancanze dovute ad antichi tarli da pag. 309 a 339 con lieve perdita di testo. - Manca la prima e l'ultima carta bianca.

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        Tractatus de Substitutionibus in Duas Partes distinctus, quarum prima continet summatim directas ; Hoc est, de Substitutionibus in genere, de Vulgari, Pupillari, Exemplari, Diecta, Militari, Compendiosa & Reciproca.

      Apud Fratres de Tournes 1697 1 vol. in-folio reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné (fleurons) , Apud Fratres de Tournes, Coloniae Allobrogum [ Genève ], 1697, 2 ff., 1018 pp. et 50 ff. n. ch. (tables) Titre complet : Vincentii Fusarii J. C. Brixiensis, et Advocati Fisci Versatissimi Tractatus de Substitutionibus in Duas Partes distinctus, quarum prima continet summatim directas ; Hoc est, de Substitutionibus in genere, de Vulgari, Pupillari, Exemplari, Diecta, Militari, Compendiosa & Reciproca. Il s'agit de la dernière édition publiée du Traité sur les Substitutions de Fusarius (avocat du fisc à Brescia). Etat satisfaisant (plats frottés, un coin frotté, un coin abîmé). Camus & Dupin, ed. 1819, 1067 Latin

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        Caius Svetonius Tranquillus ex recensione Jo. Georgii Graevii, cum ejusdem animadversionibus et Nummis Caesarum rarioribus are descriptis

      Henricum Wetstenium 1697 in 12°, pp. 14 nn., 445, 44 nn.di indici; leg. coeva m/pelle, inc. allegorica all'antip., front. rosso e nero con vignetta; opera ill. da 12 tavv. inc. f.t. che riproducono le monete coi profili dei Cesari, da capil. flor. e finalini; rinforzo alla sguardia ant. e qc. lieve alone; ediz. non censita dal Graesse né dal Brunet. Raro. 436/17

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        The History of Wales

      London: M Clark for the Author, 1697 Comprehending the lives and succession of the Princes of Wales, from Cadwalader the last King, to Llewelyn tha last Prince, of British Blood. With a short account of the affairs of Wales, under the Kings of England. Written originally in British, by Caradoc of Lhancarvan; and formerly published in English by Dr. Powel. In contemporary rustic speckled calf, covers with blind double fillet border and vertical decorative drawer handle roll at joints, raised bands flanked with blind double rules, backstrip neatly patched (at the time of binding?) at foot of front joint and in upper two panels. Front pastedown with early ink inscription of Wharton. (Lowndes III, 1934; Graesse V, 429 (citing later edition); Wing C-488. ESTC R12980 ) [40], (xxiii), [1], 398 pp, [18]. Joints and head of spine a little flaked, boards slightly soiled and marked, corners a bit rubbed, front flyleaf discolored, leaves with isolated browning, but AN EXCELLENT COPY, the contemporary binding solid, scarcely worn, and generally pleasing, and the text very fresh, clean, and wide-margined. Written as a continuation of the Welsh part of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s British History, this work takes the account down to the time of the author, Caradog of Llancarvan, (d. 1147?), one of several literary figures (including Monmouth) around Robert, Earl of Gloucester, bastard son of Henry I. It was probably written in Latin, and no longer exists in an original form, but several Welsh translations survive (in Welsh, it is known as Brut y Tywysogion, or Chronicle of the Princes). The work had been translated into English in 1559 by the antiquarian, musician, and physician Humphrey Llwyd (1527-68), but that translation was unpublished at his death. A copy of the work came to Sir Henry Sidney, lord president of Wales, who in 1583 selected David Powel to prepare the manuscript for publication. Powel (1552?-98) was already respected as an authority on Welsh history, and his corrections and additions, based on his own research, practically comprised a new book when it was published in 1584 as the Historie of Cambria. To some extent all subsequent historians of Wales have drawn from it.

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        Des principes de l'architecture, de la sculptur, de la peinture, et des autres arts qui en dependent. avec un dictionnaire des termes propres a' chacun de ces arts. seconde edition. a paris, coignard, 1697.

      Cm. 24, pp. (24) 542. Bell'antiporta allegorica, frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale, alcune belle testate e 65 tavole a piena pagina, il tutto inciso in rame. Solida e perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena, dorso lisci con titoli in oro su tassello in marocchino rosso. Un timbretto di prestigiosa libreria privata al frontespizio. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Terza edizione (la prima risale al 1676) di questa celebre opera d'architettura, la stessa citata da Cicognara (502) che così si esprime: ""...con 65 tavole di bellissimo intaglio e le vignette incise da Le Clerc. In tutte le opere di questo autore avvi una giudiziosa scelta di cognizioni, e molto gusto anche nella maniera di esporle"". La trattazione è suddivisa in tre parti principali: architettura, scultura e pittura ed infine un vocabolario di termini tecnici. Le tavole, delineate con precisione, sono dedicate prevalentemente agli strumenti di lavoro e si rivelano di grande importanza per la conoscenza delle tecniche costruttive del tempo. André Felibien (1619-1695) compose quest'opera al suo ritorno da Roma, dove passò vari anni a studiare gli elementi della classicità e dove venne a contatto con gli uomini più eminenti in campo artistico e letterario. Di lui si ricorda anche l'opera: Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellents peintres anciens et modernes.

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        King Arthur. An Heroick Poem. In Twelve Books

      London: Awnsham & John Churchil, 1697. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. Large 4to. xvii,(i),343,(i),(vi)pp. Contemporary full leather. Spine in 6 compartments; gilt rules; red leather lettering piece, gilt. Edges stained red. The first and last spine compartments have been artfully replaced else this is a very good copy. A bookplate has apparently been removed from the front pastedown, revealing an earlier armorial plate of Sr Francis Fust, Baronett. Wing B3077. A sequel to Blackmore's 'Prince Arthur' of 1695. 'King Arthur' opens with the Gallic lords imploring Arthur to intervene against the outrages of King Clotar (Louis XIV). This second Arthuriad incorporates contemporary themes (Locke and Newton) and looks to Milton as a model.

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        Curiöse Anmerckungen uber ein un ander natürliche Dinge. Aus seinem noch nie in Druck gewesenen Museo, experimentali-physico zusammen gezogen und im Durchreisen durch Teutschland zum Andenken Seiner in Teutscher Sprach zum Druck hinterlassen

      Leipzig, Rohrlachs Witwe 1697.. Mit gest. Porträt-Frontispiz und 4 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. 10 Bll., 501 S., 1 Bl. Prgt. d. Zt. 12°.

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        The Desolation of France Demonstrated

      Cornhill, London: John Salusbury, 1697.. Fine.. 8vo title cont;"Or, Evident Proofs that one Half of the People of that kindom (sic) are destroyed. Two Thirds of its Capital Stock consumed; and the Nation Reduc'd to such a Condition that it cannot be Restored to the Flourishing State it was Thiry Years ago, in less than Two hundred Years, and not then neither, except the whole Frame of their Government be new Modell'd." By a Person of Quality a Native of France (preface signed "De Souligne, Grandson to Monsieur Du Plessis Mornay). Du Plessis Mornay was the famous Huguenot advisor of Henry of Navarre playing a prominent part in the French Wars of Religion. De Souligne was a refugee after the Edict of Nantes when Louis XVI proscribed Protestantism in France and thus lost the country some of its most economically active inhabitants. The work is dedicated to William III's Chancellor of the Exchequer and this copy bears the book plate of "Thomas Foley of Great Witley Court in the County of Worcester". Foley was MP for Worcester and the son of a prominent iron master.Recased in half leather over marbled boards with new endpapers: pp xiv including title page with book plate verso, 280. A crisp clean copy of this interesting but scarce work.

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        HOORN, JOHAN von.

      Den swenska wäl-öfwade jord-gumman hwilken grundeligen underwijser huru med en hafwande handlas/ en wåndande hielpas/ en barna-qwinna handteras/ och det nyfödda barnet skiötas skal. Mäst effter egen förfarenhet/ jemte wäl-öfwade personers skriffter/ alla läkare och feldscherer; men särdeles barnmoderskor och huusmödrar till gagn och nytta/ med tienliga figurer författat; och med kongl. maij:tz nådigste privilegio, samt wederbörandes approbation på egen bekostning utgifwin. Sthlm, N. Goldenaus tryckerij, 1697. 8:o. Extra grav. titelblad,(20),20,(4),1-328,(20,2 blanka) s. & 11 grav. plr. + PORTAL, PAUL. Then swenska wälöfwade jorde-gummans andra deel. Bestående uti ottatijo märckwärdige förlosningar, förrättade/ och på fransöska beskrefne. Men nu/ förtheras förträflighet/ på swenska öfwersatte och med några tienliga påminnelser, uthgifne af Johan von Hoorn. Sthlm, H. C. Merckell, 1723. 8:o. (32),233,(6) s. Två fina pergamentbd med infärgade titelfält (Johanna Röjgård). Stänkta snitt. Bra inlagor med enstaka lager- och småfläckar. Små rostfläckar på s. 3 och 263 i del I och på s. 47-48 och 229-30 i del II. Några lättare solkfläckar på s. 208-09 i del I och ett brännhål med liten textförlust på s. 321-22 samt en gultonad fuktfläck i nedre hörnet på s. 323-26. Små revor i yttermarginalen på s. 91 i del II. Med Trolleholmsbibliotekets stpl på första delens extra grav. titelblad.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 398-99. Bibliotheca Walleriana 4882 och 7577. Med två dikter av Sofia Elisabeth Brenner i första delen och en av Johan Lindestolpe i den andra. Ett porträtt föreställande von Hoorn finns i en del exemplar men saknas här. Den ovanliga så kallade andra delen är en översättning i utdrag ur Portals "La pratique des accouchemens", med kommentarer av von Hoorn. Barnmorskorna, eller jordegummorna, var i Stockholm vid slutet av 1600-talet ungefär 80 till antalet. De saknade oftast utbildning i förlossningskonsten och bidrog antagligen till en del av tidens höga barnadödlighet. Hoorn, som inriktat sig på förlossningskonsten under sina studieår i Paris, bl.a. under just Portal, tog på sig uppgiften att utbilda jordegummorna och att inrätta en effektiv kontroll över barnmorskeyrket. Först 1711 kungjordes rådets reglemente, efter utkast av Hoorn, för Stockholms barnmorskor, vilket innebar att de skulle gå en tvåårig lärlingstid hos en annan barnmorska och examineras av Collegium medicum efter undervisning av utsedd lärare. 1724 började reglementet att gälla i hela landet. Elias och Sophia Elisabeth Brenner tillhörde uppenbarligen Hoorns privata umgängeskrets, då hon stod som fadder till hans andra barn

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        Nieuwe Paskaart voor een Gedeelte van de Oost-Zee. Leicht ankolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Gerard van Keulen bei Johannes van Keulen. Amsterdam, um 1700. Mit 2 großen figurlichen Kartuschen, je 2 farb. Windrosen u. Segelschiffen sowie 4 Gebietswappen. 59 x 100 cm. Gerahmt.

      Koeman IV, S. 388, 26/[209].- Die westliche Ostsee mit dem Öre-Sund, Rügen u. der preußischen Küste, nördlich bis zur Südspitze von Gotland, ferner mit Kopenhagen, Stettin, Danzig u. Königsberg.- Der Kartentitel ist in fünf Sprachen angegeben: Niederländisch, Schwedisch, Englisch, Französisch und Italienisch.- Von 2 Platten gedruckt.

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        [Livres à Figures] Oeuvres

      A Paris: Chez Pierre Trabouillet, 1697. relié. 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm). Dernière et rare édition publiée du vivant de l'auteur, et première collective contenant toutes les pièces, puisque l'édition précédente de 1687 ne contenait ni Athalie, ni Esther, ni les Cantiques (qu'on trouve dans cette édition). Tout comme l'édition de 1687, celle-ci a été partagée entre Claude Barbin, Denis Thierry et Pierre Trabouillet ; elle est illustrée de 2 frontispices, 6 figures pour le tome I, et 6 pour le tome II. Chaque pièce est précédée d'un faux-titre, puis de la préface. Plein Veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête du tome I élimée. Coins du tome II émoussés. Ensemble frotté. - Chez Pierre Trabouillet, A Paris _1697, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), (10) 468pp. et 516pp., relié. - Livres à Figures relié

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        Dernieres decouvertes dans l'Amerique Septentrionale de M. de la Sale. Mises au jour par M. le Chevalier Tonti, Gouverneur du Fort Saint Louis, aux Islinois

      Paris: Jean Guignard, 1697. 8vo., (6 2/8 x 3 5/8 inches). 6-page publisher's catalogue at end. Title-page with woodcut device, woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Fine modern red morocco gilt, antique; preserved in a brown cloth clamshell box by Lamb & Buck. Provenance: near contemporary ownership inscription partially obscured at the head of the title-page dated 1698; modern book label on rear paste-down. THE FIRST ACCOUNT OF LA SALLE'S LAST, FATAL VOYAGE First edition, second issue with cancels for pages 167-168, 171-172 and 185-188. Written by La Salle's lieutenant, Tonti, who had entered Louis XIV's service as a cadet in 1668, "serving in several Mediterranean campaigns and losing his right hand in battle. To mitigate the difficulties caused by the loss of his hand, Tonti fitted himself with an artificial hand made either of iron, copper, or silver, which may have been articulated. La Salle noted that Tonti could accomplish tasks that required the use of two free arms. Tonty sometimes used his metal hand as an instrument of diplomacy with Indians, who throughout the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes knew him as "the man with the iron hand." Unable to obtain further royal patronage at the end of the Dutch wars, Tonti became the chief lieutenant of La Salle, who had been granted permission to explore the Mississippi and exploit its resources... As La Salle's lieutenant, Tonti achieved many firsts in the European exploration and settlement of the North American interior. During the winter of 1678-1679, Tonti supervised construction of the Griffon, the first sailing vessel on the upper Great Lakes. Shortly thereafter he established and built the first post in the Illinois country, Fort Crèvecoeur, on Peoria Lake in early 1680. With La Salle he reached the mouth of the Mississippi River and claimed it for France in April 1682. In December Tonti established Fort St. Louis on a bluff of the Illinois River near present-day Ottawa, Illinois. From there, Tonti began to fashion the network of Franco-Indian alliances that would lay the groundwork for the "French crescent" that would eventually extend from Quebec City to New Orleans and constitute one of the most important factors in the Europeans' imperial contest for North America. In 1686 he established the first post in the Lower Mississippi Valley on the Arkansas River, a vital link in the crescent" (Foret). In the meantime La Salle returned to France and mounted a second expedition which mistakenly landed at Matagorda Bay, Texas (Fort Saint Louis). Tonti remained in charge of the outpost in Illinois territory but later led several missions down the Mississippi from there, hoping to find La Salle. In December 1687, Tonti finally learned that La Salle's men had murdered him and that his colony was on the brink of total destruction, "Tonti set out with a handful of Frenchmen and Indians to succor the hapless settlers. Almost succumbing to starvation themselves, Tonty's party eventually turned back, unable to locate the colony after searching as far as East Texas" (Foret). Though he denied authorship of the work, it has been shown to be based on first-hand accounts Tonti compiled from survivors of La Salle's expedition, whom he interviewed. Rare: only two copies have appeared at auction since 1975. European Americana, 697/55; Michael James Foret for ANB; Graff 4164; Harrisse 174; Howes T-294; JCB Catalogue 4:346; Sabin 96172; Streeter sale 1:105; Wagner, Spanish Southwest 67. Catalogued by Kate Hunter .

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      London: R.R. For Tho. Cockerill, 1697. This antique leatherbound first-edition volume is bound in calf with gilt spine lettering. Edgeworn; chipped at corners of covers, spine worn; covers detached but present. Ex-lib; bookplate on front inner board, some stamps on rear endpaper, but no external lib. markings, inner pages unmarked. Title page missing. Writing on rear endpaper that appears to be contemporaneous with the time of publication; unreadable. In this work, Defore advances his ideas on the role of women, arguing that "I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous Customs in the world, considering us as a Civiliz'd and Christian Countrey, that we deny the advantages of Learning to Women ... " 336 pages; approx. 5"x8". IMAGE AT 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Histoire Des Dietes De Pologne Pour Les Elections Des Rois / Par M. De La Bizardiere

      Paris : Thomas Moette, 1697. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 253 p. ; 17 cm. Subject: Poland --History --Elective monarchy, 1572-1763 --Politics and government --Kings and rulers Fine copy rebound in contemporary gilt-blocked calf. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Ex-libris copy with bookplate attached

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        Rariorum plantarum Horti Medici Amstelodamensis descriptio & Icones. Beschryvinge en curieuse afbeeldingen van rare vreemde Africaansche, Oost-West-Indische en andere gewassen vertoont in den Amsterdamsche Kruyd-Hof. Met groote moeyte en arbeid op stads-kosten in vele jaren aangewend, en by een versameld door Casparus Commelin M. D. en botanicus horti Medici

      Amsterdam, P. and J. Blaeu and (weduwe van) Abraham van Someren (1697, 1701). Two parts in two. Folio (near matching at 39.8 x 26 cm and 40.0 x 25.5 cm). Part I: Latin half title; Latin title in two colours with title vignette; Dutch title (do.); engraved allegorical frontispiece showing the virgin of Amsterdam in a foreign (subtropical) landscape amidst exotic people offering plants as gifts; coat-of-arms of Joannes Huydecoper, and that of Joannes Commelin, dedication leaf to the mayors of Amsterdam; [8], 220 pp., 110 engraved plates showing 112 numbered plants with explanatory text leafs in Latin and Dutch, each with floral vignette at the end of each description. Contemporary vellum. Part II: Latin half title, allegorical frontispiece, showing Theophrastus (?) teaching botany in the real Hortus garden, with the houses along the Nieuwe Herengracht canal in the background, Dutch title page, dedication page (to the mayors of Amsterdam, and to the trustees of the Hortus). Coat-of-arms of Franciscus de Vroede (senator of the Hortus), and Joannes Huydecoper (curator), and Gerbrandus Pancras (do.). [4], 224, [4] pp., and 113 plates, numbered up to 112 with fig. 4 in two different states (on recto and verso of one leaf), as intended. Thus, in total, 2 frontispieces 5 coats-of-arms and 225 numbered plates on 222 leaves.* The plants described and figured were collected in Asia, the Americas and South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) by crew members of the merchant ships of the Dutch East and West India companies and donated to the Amsterdam Horticultural Garden, of which Jan Commelin was the director. Jan Commelin (1629-1692) died before the publication of part I of his manuscript, and this is acknowledged on the title pages of Part I. As further explained there, the botanist, zoologist and anatomist Frederik Ruysch (1638-1731) edited the work and added some annotations. Part II was written by Commelin's nephew, and successor, Caspar. The work is of an outstanding quality with beautiful plates with deep shades of grey and black. There are 20 plates depicting Aloes, but also many more exciting exotic plants. Part I with a few small, marginal spots, a few plates slightly age toned, but with strong impressions. Small hole in explanatory leaf to plate 79, some minor soiling to p. 218, contemporary handwriting (the Latin names of the species) in the margin of several plates. Part II with repair to the lower corner of fig. 88, traces of slight worming in the lower inner margin, but this is really unobtrusive. A faint half-circular water stain to outer margin of pp. 205-224 and index, somewhat stronger on figs 105-107, but also hardly distracting. In all a very good copy of this rare and important work on the plants kept in the Amsterdam Hortus Botanicus, which still exists to this day at its original location. Nissen quotes a wrong number of plates, probably counting frontispieces as well. This copy is super complete with 225 numbered figs on 222 leaves, which is one plate more than usually quoted as the maximum, but that is probably because fig. 4 (Part II) has two versions, meaning there are two figures displayed on one leaf (the leaf was printed on both sides), the only plate that was done that way in this entire work. It remains unclear if all copies have this particular double plate, since very few mention it in their descriptions nor is there any remark by the bibliographers on this topic. Furthermore almost all plates show one species, the figure number equals the number of plates, except that figs 42-44 (Part I) are on one plate, for a total of 112 numbered figs on 110 leaves. British Museum (NH) Cat., p. 371; Stafleu & Cowan, 1187; Nissen BBI, 389; Pritzel, 1833.

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        La Sept Part des Reports . . . des Divers Resolutions & Judgments donez sur solemnes Arguments, & avec graund deliberation & conference des Tres-reverend Judges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. Wing C4955. Folio

      The last 17th century edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case". Contemporary blind-panelled calf, gilt, rubbed, joints cracking but quite firm, some foxing and browning, yet a crisp copy. Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkyns, Esquires [etc.], London, 1697.

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        Herrn von Hoffmanswaldau und anderen Deutschen auserlesener und bissher ungedruckter Gedichte erster (bis dritter) theil nebenst einer vorrede von der deutschen Poesi.

      Leipzig, Bey Thomas Fritsch 1697-1703. 8:o. Ergraved frontispiece, (42),403,(1 blank); (16),362; (2),360,(4) pp. Contemporary wellum. New endpaper at rear. Joints repaired. Soiling to engraved frontispiece. Old sealing wax to paste-downs. Partly watersoiling to lower edge. 17,5 x 10,5 cm

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        INTRODUCTIO IN UNIVERSAM GEOGRAPHIAM TAM VETEREM QUAM NOVAM. Tabulis Geographicis XLVI ac Notis olim ornata à Johanne Bunone, Jam verò locupletata Additamentis & Annotationibus Joh. Frid. Hekelii & Joh. Reiskii.

      In-8 (mm. 235x170), p. pelle coeva (con abras.), dorso a cordoni con ricca decoraz. e tit. oro, 12 cc.nn. (compresa la bella antiporata figur. inc. in rame che contiene anche il ritratto dell?A.), 565 pp.num., 31 cc.nn., 1 c.b., frontespizio con bella vignetta incisa e titolo in rosso e nero; diviso in VI Libri. Il vol. è molto ben illustrato f.t. da: 44 (su 46) grandi carte geografiche ripieg., inc. su rame e numer. + 2 tabelle (più volte ripieg.). Mancano: la tav. 1 (?Tabula Ventorum?) e la 34 (?Borussiae & Cassubiae, &c. Tabula nova?). L'A., Philipp Cluver (1580-1622), di nobile e antica famiglia tedesca, è annoverato fra i geografi celebri. La sua "Introduzione alla geografia generale..", che costituisce il primo tentativo di un trattato sistematico della geografia storica e politica, fu pubblicato per la prima volta a Leida nel 1624, dai celebri editori Elzeviri. Così Diz. Treccani,III, p. 297. Cfr. Tooley?s, p. 120 che cita un?ediz. del 1629 - Willems ?Les Elzevier. Annales?,220: ?Les Elzevier ont donné de ce livre jusqu?à neuf réimpressions différentes (in-24, in-12, in-8). Con uniformi arross. solo su alc. cc. iniziali; antico restauro al frontesp. per manc. margin., altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Heims Kringla / Eller SNORRE STURLUSONS Nordländske Konunga Sagor. Sive HISTORIAE REGUM SEPTENTRIONALIUM, SNORRE STURLONIDE, Ante secula quinque, patrio sermone antiquo Conscriptae, Quas Ex Manuscriptis Codicbus edidit, Versione gemina, notisque breviorbus, Indici Poëtico vel Rerum, sparsim insertis, Illustravit JOHANN: PERINGSKIÖLD..

      Wankiwianis, Stockholm, 1697. På svenska/latin. 25+830 sidor. Samtida skinnband. Upphöjda bind. För och eftersättsblad saknas. Gravyr på titelbladet. Bandet något nött, med en äldre lagning i ryggens överkant. Inlagan i fint skick.. Sturlasson, Snorre ca 1179 - 1241. Första svenska översättningen av Heims Kringla

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      a Amsterdam, Suivant la Copie imprimée a Paris chez Jean Anisson MDCXCVII (1697), in-12, 2nde édition corrigée, augmentée & enrichie de figures en Tailles-douces, (30)+392p avec frontespice gravée et 22 planches gravées de 224 armoiries + (8)+463p. Reliures plein veau de l'epoque sur cinque nerfs, pièces du titre maroquin doré, doses richement ornées d'or, coines des plates dorées, tranches jaspées; ongles avec crevasses aux bouts, feuille de titre tome I manque le coin bas, 1 planche avec accroc. 6 parts en 2 volumes

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