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        Kreta/Insula Candia, map, anno 1680, F.de Wit

      Frederik de Wit 1610 - 1698 - We offer a scarce copperengraving, edited by F. de Wit, anno 1680: "INSULA CANDIA Ejusque Fortificatio". Map of Crete with six insets showing the fortifications of Canea, Candia Spina Longa, Retimo, Thine and Suda. Based on the cartography of Sebastien de Pontault de Beaulieu, who mapped a lot of Mediterranean fortifications approx. anno 1674. On the map a lot of informations of roads, towns and topography. Attractive map of the isle, size of the leaf: 52x62 cm., of the map: 46x55 cm. On verso blank, on margins little waterstained. Little restorations on upper and below centerfold, not to see in the view/map. Rare map of Crete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle instruction pour les confitures, les liqueurs et les fruits

      Charles de Sercy, Paris 1698 - In-12 (93 x 161 mm), 12 ff. n. ch., 458 pp., 1 pl. pliée, 10 ff. n. ch. Veau brun, filet d'encadrement à froid sur les plats, dos à nerfs orné, roulette sur les coupes, tranches dorées, déchirure en marge inférieure p. 257, atteignant le texte, manque en marge inférieure p. 353, déchirure dans la marge supérieure de la planche, restaurations (reliure de l'époque). This second edition, considerably extented, explains how to prepare jams under Louis XIV. The text is illustrated with 2 woodcuts and a plate describing a table seted. Good copy in a very attractive contemporary binding. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée et beaucoup augmentée. L'ouvrage est illustré d'une planche pliée représentant une table dressée, et de deux bois in-texte servant de modèles de tables pour les desserts. Massialot, né à Limoges en 1660, fut l'un des cuisiniers les plus illustres de son temps. Il exerça son art pour les tables les plus fameuses : celles du duc de Chartres, du duc d'Orléans, du duc d'Aumont, des marquis d'Arcis, de Louvois et de Seignelay ; également pour celle de M. de Livry, permier maître d'hôtel du roi. Cet ouvrage, grand classique de la cuisine sous Louis XIV, connaîtra un succès durable durant tout le XVIIe siècle. On y trouve toute la confiserie de l'époque, avec des recettes très détaillées. Le dernier titre de l'ouvrage, rajouté dans cette édition, est une instruction pour les desserts. Cette édition est bien complète des deux feuillets de privilège, de l'achevé d'imprimé et de la planche gravée, qui avaient disparus dans une contrefaçon publiée à la date de l'original (1692). De plus, elle a été enrichie de plus de quinze pages de texte. Bel exemplaire en veau brun de l'époque. Vicaire, 454 ; Bitting, 584 ; Oberlé, Les fastes de Bacchus et de Comus, p.78, lots 94 et 95. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Jérémie traduit en françois [suivi de] Baruch traduit en françois

      Copy fully settled in red.Contemporary binding Chez Guillaume Desprez & chez Eugène Henry Fricx àParis àBruxelles 1698 in-12 (9,5x15cm) xxx (2) 776pp. (16) 85pp. (2p. tab.) relié

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        A discourse; shewing, who they are that are now qualify'd to administer baptism and the Lord's-Supper. Wherein the cause of Episcopacy is briefly treated

      London: C. Brome, W. Keblewhite, & H. Hindmarsh 4to (22 cm, 8.7"). [8], 62, [2 (adv.)] pp.. 1698 First edition of this attempt to convince Quakers of the validity of the orthodox Church of England practice of baptism, written by the nonjuring Church of Ireland clergyman who also published A Discourse Proving the Divine Institution of Water-Baptism. Supporting texts in English, Greek, and Latin are included. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Title-page darkened and institutionally pressure-stamped, with lower outer portion torn away, just touching final number in date with no loss of sense. First few pages with edge nicks. Final (adv.) leaf with short internal tear with loss of a few letters, not affecting sense.

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        Les principes de la philosophie. Ecrits en Latin, par René Descartes. Et tradtuit en François par un de ses Amis

      1698. relié. DeCollection. A Rouen, chez Jean Baptiste Besongne, 1698. In-12 (17 x 10 cm) reliure plein veau moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés, 20 f. (p. titre et faux-titre, préface et table de la première et seconde partie), 599 p. avec 6 f. & 7 f. intercalés (tables des troisième et quatrième partie), un tableau hors-texte, nombreuses illustrations in-texte. Défauts mineurs en coiffes et coins inférieurs, ouvrage frais.

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        Voyage d'Italie et de Grece ; avec une dissertation sur la bizarrerie des o

      à Paris: Chez Jean Guignard, 1698. Fine. Chez Jean Guignard, à Paris 1698, In 12 (9x16,3cm), (12) 275pp. (1), relié. - Second edition, rare. Although Cioranescu gives this edition to be the first, there would have been an issue in 1697, as confirmed by the privilege. Full Sheepskin brown speckled contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Head cap partly threadbare. Little lack tail. Good copy. Travelogue of a forced to leave France, whose journey begins in Milan soldier, through Venice, where the narrator dwells at length on the customs and monuments. After service with the Venetians and covered part of Greece, the author leaves the Venetian army and returned to Italy, visiting Naples, Rome and Florence, and then returns to France. Close fast enough narrative of the novel, but still lingers on the characteristics of a place. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, rare. Bien que Cioranescu donne cette édition pour être la première, il y aurait eu une édition en 1697, ainsi que le confirme le privilège. Reliure en pleine basane brune mouchetée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête en partie élimée. Petit manque en queue. Bon exemplaire. Récit de voyage d'un soldat contraint de quitter la France, dont le voyage commence à Milan, passe par Venise où le narrateur s'attarde longuement sur les coutumes et les monuments. Après avoir pris du service auprès des Vénitiens et parcouru une partie de la Grèce, l'auteur quitte l'armée vénitienne et revient en Italie, visitant Naples, Rome et Florence, puis repasse en France. Narration assez rapide proche du roman, mais qui s'attarde toujours sur les particularités d'un lieu.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Sofia Carlotta").

      Berlin, 6. V. 1698.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt mit Adresse am Gegenblatt verso (Faltbrief). 4to.. An den Patrizier Francesco Cornaro in Venedig, mit Dank für dessen Kondolenz zum Tod ihres am 23. Jänner verstorbenen Vaters Ernst August zu Braunschweig: "Ricevo li sentimenti di condoglianza che la sua particolar affettione a piaciuto di farmi, e non meno gradisco con le sue ancora le dimostrationi della Serenissima Republica, che conserva memoria del mio Serenissimo. Padre [...]". - Faltspuren; ll. Ausriß von Siegelöffnung am Gegenblatt. Wohlerhalten.

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        Totius Circuli Westphalici accurata descriptio Pr. Nic. Visscher cum Privilegio Ordin. General. Belgii Foederati.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Nicolaes Visscher II. in Amsterdam, 1698, 61,5 x 55,5 Koeman Bd. III, S. 184, 250. - Die Karte von zwei Platten gedruckt. - Zeigt den Westfälischen Kreis mit dem Gebiet Nordsee, Köln, Magdeburg u. Wismar. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Nouvelle fortification françoise espagnole italienne & hollandoise ou Rec EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1698. Fine. Chez George Gallet, à Amsterdam 1698, in-8 (11x19,5cm), (8) 255pp., relié. - First edition, rare, adorned with a frontispiece Picart and 46 folding plates depicting patterns fortification. Title page in red and black. Full brown calf at the time. Back with five nerves ornate coffered and gilded finials, and a piece of red morocco. Caps absent center serving the cap head half detached. A small loss in the joint line. Corners bumped. Scuffs. Practical treatise of fortification with ways to strengthen in France, Spain, Italy and Holland paper. The book consists of a glossary of practical maxims on the measures and how to fortify and defend. Interestingly, in different sections, choice of land, etc., marked by the geometry; it seems to be indeed the most original feature of this Treaty fortification. So we find in this book a few speeches, but concrete evidence of measures and use of geometry to differentiate ways to strengthen. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, ornée d'un frontispice de Picart ainsi que de 46 planches dépliantes représentant des schémas de fortification. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en plein veau brun de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Coiffes absentes, tranchefil de la coiffe de tête à moitié détaché. Un petit manque au niveau du mors de queue. Coins émoussés. Epidermures. Traité pratique de fortification avec les façons de fortifier en France, Espagne, Italie et Hollande. L'ouvrage est composé d'un lexique, de maximes pratiques sur le mesures et la manière de fortifier et de se défendre. On notera avec intérêt dans les différentes sections, choix du terrain, etc, la part marquée à la géométrie ; celle-ci semble être en effet la caractéristique la plus originale de ce traité de fortification. On trouvera donc dans cet ouvrage peu de discours, mais des éléments concrets de mesures et d'utilisation de la géométrie pour différencier les façons de fortifier.

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        Orpheus Britannicus. A Collection of All The Choicest Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices... Together, With such Symphonies for Violins or Flutes, As were by Him design'd for any of them: And A Through-Bass to each Song; Figur'd for the Organ, Harpsichord, or Theorbo-Lute. All which are placed in their several Keys according to the Order of the Gamut... Together with: Orpheus Britannicus... The Second Book, which renders the First Compleat

      London: Vol. 1: J. Heptinstall, for Henry Playford; Vol. 2: William Pearson, for Henry Playford. 1698; 1702. Two volumes bound in one. Folio. Full dark brown calf with blindstamped paneling to upper and lower boards, raised bands on spine with title label gilt. Volume I: 1f. (title), vi, [ii] (table of songs, publisher's catalog), 30, 248 pp. Title with handstamp and annotation (in black ink) "The Gift of Hon.e G ... to ... Octr. 1801" with the names of the donor and recipient crossed out and erased. Some pages with early manuscript figuring (in black ink) to bass and annotations with alternate versions of song texts. Contains a total of 81 songs by Purcell. Slightly browned, heavier to some leaves, with occasional staining and foxing; occasional tears to lower margin, some with archival tape repair; pp. 166-167 mispaginated; some page numbers shaved; lacking frontispiece. First Edition. Zimmerman 1698d. Day & Murrie 166. BUC p. 859. RISM P5979. Volume II: 2ff. (title, dedication, Playford's address to the reader), ii ("On the Death of the late Famous Mr. Henry Purcell... "), [ii] (publisher's catalog, table of songs), 176 pp. Contains a total of 72 songs by Purcell. Sightly browned and foxed, heavier to some leaves; occasional staining; pp. 171-174 mispaginated (as pp. 144-146); lacking frontispiece. First Edition. Zimmerman 1702d. Day & Murrie 200. BUC p. 859. RISM P5983. Both volumes with title printed in red and black, music and text typset. Many pages with decorative woodcut initials. Note to rear pastedown endpaper stating that this copy is from the well-known Tenbury music collection, sold at Sotheby's on November 21, 1993, lot 374. Together with: Blow, John 1648/9-1708. An Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell; Late Servant to his Majesty, and Organist of the Chapel Royal, and of St. Peter's Westminster. The Words by Mr. Dryden, and Sett to Musick by Dr. Blow. London: J. Heptinstall, for Henry Playford, 1696. Small folio. [i] (title), [i] (ode text). Broadside bound in between p. vi and the table of songs in volume I. Includes the text of the ode, in three parts, without music. Incipit "Mark how the Lark and Linnet Sing... " Explicit "Nor know to mend their Choice." Slightly worn and stained; Trimmed; small tear to lower margin. Binding slightly worn and pitted; rebacked and restored. . "Purcell was a prolific contributor to all the main genres of secular vocal music current in 17th-century England. He has always been particularly admired as a song composer. Generations of English musicians got to know his music from the two posthumous song volumes Orpheus Britannicus ... and Henry Playford wrote in the preface to the first volume that he had 'a peculiar Genius to express the energy of English Words, whereby he mov'd the Passions of all his Auditors', while Henry Hall added in a poem that he 'Each Syllable first weigh'd, or short, or long, / That it might too be Sense, as well as Song'." Peter Holman, et al. in Grove Music Online.

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        DISCOURSES ON THE PUBLICK REVENUES, and on the Trade of England Which more immediately Treat of the Foreign Traffick of this Kingdom Part II To which is added, The late Essay on the East-India Trade By the same Hand

      London: Printed for James Knapton, at the Crown in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1698. First edition. Good overall in original leather boards. Front board is detached and the leather binding is quite scuffed, but the contents are near fine - and this is a work deserving of restoration. The second - and more interesting - part (complete in itself) of Davenant's monumental two-part work, both parts published in the same year. While Part I dealt primarily with "political arithmetick," Part II focuses on the somewhat more lively subject of foreign trade and consists of: "four Discourses... viz. (I.) That Foreign Trade is beneficial to England and (II.) On the protection and Care of Trade, (III.) On the Plantation Trade, (IV.) On the East-India Trade; to which is added the late Essay on the East-India Trade." (with a separate title page and pagination.) The last-mentioned, first published a year earlier, is Davenant's famous essay opposing the protection of English textiles from Indian competition. The essay "On the Plantation Trade" contains a great deal of material on America and the West Indies, the use of slaves and more. ...Index. 434, 64 pp.

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        A new discourse of trade, Wherein is Recommended several weighty Points relating to Companies of Merchants The act of Navigation Naturalization of Srangers (SIC!) And our Woolen Manufactures The Balance of Trade And the nature of Plantations, an

      London, T. Sowle, 1698.. A1-C8 (Preface) and 238 pp. Later mrbld. boards with morocco letterpiece gilt. 12°. Inobtrusively stained and or browned in a few places; leaf A 3 a bit loose. * Well-known english economist; Charles II appointed him as manager of the East India Company. The book was repeatedly published until about 1755. ¶ See SABIN 12708 who identifies this edition as the 4th.

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        Relation sur le quiétisme EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: chez Jean Anisson, 1698. Fine. chez Jean Anisson, à Paris 1698, in 8 (19,7x12,5cm), 148 pp., relié. - First Edition. Full contemporary calf, spine tooled raised. Small defects on spine, two open areas, a dark spot on the top plate. Quietism is a mystical doctrine that considers the most perfect communion with God intervenes only when the soul is in a state of tranquility. The feud between the quietist Bossuet takes shape in this book where Bossuet refuted one by one the arguments of the quietist desuels head were Fenelon and Madame Guyon. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné. Petits défauts aux coiffes, 2 coins ouverts, une tâche sombre sur le plat supérieur. Le quiétisme est une doctrine mystique qui considère que la communion la plus parfaite avec Dieu n'intervient que lorsque l'âme est en état de quiétude. La querelle qui opposa les quietistes à Bossuet prends corps dans cette ouvrage où Bossuet refute un à un les arguments des quietistes à la tête desuels étaient Fénelon et Mme Guyon.

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        Orpheus Britannicus. A Collection of All The Choicest Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices... Together, With such Symphonies for Violins or Flutes, As were by Him design'd for any of them: And A Through-Bass to each Song; Figur'd for the Organ, Harpsichord, or Theorbo-Lute. All which are placed in their several Keys according to the Order of the Gamut... Together with: Orpheus Britannicus... The Second Book, which renders the First Compleat

      London: Vol. 1: J. Heptinstall, for Henry Playford; Vol. 2: William Pearson, for Henry Playford. 1698; 1702. Two volumes bound in one. Folio. Full dark brown calf with blindstamped paneling to upper and lower boards, raised bands on spine with title label gilt. Volume I: 1f. (title), vi, [ii] (table of songs, publisher's catalog), 30, 248 pp. Title with handstamp and annotation (in black ink) "The Gift of Hon.e G ... to ... Octr. 1801" with the names of the donor and recipient crossed out and erased. Some pages with early manuscript figuring (in black ink) to bass and annotations with alternate versions of song texts. Contains a total of 81 songs by Purcell. Slightly browned, heavier to some leaves, with occasional staining and foxing; occasional tears to lower margin, some with archival tape repair; pp. 166-167 mispaginated; some page numbers shaved; lacking frontispiece. First Edition. Zimmerman 1698d. Day & Murrie 166. BUC p. 859. RISM P5979. Volume II: 2ff. (title, dedication, Playford's address to the reader), ii ("On the Death of the late Famous Mr. Henry Purcell... "), [ii] (publisher's catalog, table of songs), 176 pp. Contains a total of 72 songs by Purcell. Sightly browned and foxed, heavier to some leaves; occasional staining; pp. 171-174 mispaginated (as pp. 144-146); lacking frontispiece. First Edition. Zimmerman 1702d. Day & Murrie 200. BUC p. 859. RISM P5983. Both volumes with title printed in red and black, music and text typset. Many pages with decorative woodcut initials. Note to rear pastedown endpaper stating that this copy is from the well-known Tenbury music collection, sold at Sotheby's on November 21, 1993, lot 374. Together with: Blow, John 1648/9-1708. An Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell; Late Servant to his Majesty, and Organist of the Chapel Royal, and of St. Peter's Westminster. The Words by Mr. Dryden, and Sett to Musick by Dr. Blow. London: J. Heptinstall, for Henry Playford, 1696. Small folio. [i] (title), [i] (ode text). Broadside bound in between p. vi and the table of songs in volume I. Includes the text of the ode, in three parts, without music. Incipit "Mark how the Lark and Linnet Sing... " Explicit "Nor know to mend their Choice." Slightly worn and stained; Trimmed; small tear to lower margin. Binding slightly worn and pitted; rebacked and restored. . "Purcell was a prolific contributor to all the main genres of secular vocal music current in 17th-century England. He has always been particularly admired as a song composer. Generations of English musicians got to know his music from the two posthumous song volumes Orpheus Britannicus ... and Henry Playford wrote in the preface to the first volume that he had 'a peculiar Genius to express the energy of English Words, whereby he mov'd the Passions of all his Auditors', while Henry Hall added in a poem that he 'Each Syllable first weigh'd, or short, or long, / That it might too be Sense, as well as Song'." Peter Holman, et al. in Grove Music Online.

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        Question Moral sobre la obligacion de rezar el Officio Divino, que tienen las Religiosas, especialmente las del Orden Seraphico de N Padre S. Francisco.

      En Roma, en la Imprenta de la Rever. Camera Apostolica, 1698. - in-16. 45pp. 1f. Cartonnage à la Bradel postérieur. Edition Originale de cet opuscule composé par Isidoro Alfonso Castaneira, "Prédicateur, Maître de Cérémonies retraité et ancien Gardien des Couvents de Tlascala et Puebla de Los Angeles, dans la Province du Saint-Evangile du Mexique". C'est un plaidoyer pour que les couvents de femmes, en particulier les Franciscaines qui furent les premières à s'installer à Puebla de los Angeles, soient obligés à célébrer l'Office Divin dans toute sa rigueur. L'ouvrage fut édité par Juan Fernandez Cejudo, un autre religieux mexicain originaire de la même Province et résidant à Rome, et il fut imprimé sur les presses particulières de la Chambre Apostolique de Rome. C'est un volume rarissime dont Worldcat ne répertorie que deux exemplaires, tous deux conservés à la Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico. Traces de vers réparées, égratignant quelques mots par endroits. Pas dans Medina, Biblioteca Hispano-Americana. Manque à Palau. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Duche de Cleves. Chez Nicolas Visscher avec Privilegie':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Nicolaes Visscher II., 1698, 46,5 x 49,5 Koeman Bd. III, S. 180, Nr. 133. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Kleve zwischen Nijmegen, Venlo, Duisburg u. Bocholt. - Mittig Xanten, Sonsbeck u. Kervenheim. -Oben rechts Titelkartusche mit Wappen, Frau, Putte, Maßstab; darunter Verlegeradresse und Erklärungen zu den Routen der französischen Truppen und ihrer Lagerplätze. - Die Karte mit Einzeichnung der Fossa Eugeniana. - Dieser Zustand mit Einzeichnung der franz. Läger! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DE'COUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONE FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES. [bound with:] L'ART DE VOYAGER UTILEMENT

      Amsterdam. 1698.. [10],402,[2]; [4],51,[1]pp. plus frontispiece. 12mo. 20th-century green morocco by Brugalla, gilt, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Spine lightly sunned. Minor scattered foxing. Near fine. An interesting combination of Montauban's account of his buccaneering voyages against the slave ships off Guinea, and Las Casas' stirring tracts against the brutal treatment of the West Indies natives. Sieur de Montauban was a member of the group of French pirates who took the name "Freres de la Cotes." His hatred for the Spanish and English impelled him to terrorize their slave ships off the West African coast. He became famous for freeing African slaves and for his demonstrated respect for their humanity. Las Casas, the first great historian and humanist of the New World, arrived in Cuba in 1502 and spent most of his time in the Caribbean and Mexico until his return to Spain in 1547. An early critic of Spanish policy, he nonetheless rose to be Bishop of Chiapas. After his return to Spain, he launched a series of attacks on Spanish Indian policy. His tracts, first published in 1551-52 and printed in the present volume in an English translation, denounce Spanish cruelty to Indians in the West Indies and Mexico. This is a translation of four of the nine Las Casas tracts, softened in some of the cruel parts "which might have given pain to delicate persons" (Sabin). The third work, L'ART DE VOYAGER UTILEMENT, is a short, rare, anonymous piece extolling the virtues of "le Voyager." Its author discusses what it takes to join their ranks - courage and rugged strength to endure the inevitable hardship and deprivation that accompanies life on the high seas and in unknown parts of the world. A handsome volume. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 698/33, 698/148. SABIN 11274. PALAU 46965n. MEDINA (BHA) 1085n. JCB (4) 359. NICHOLSON C127. HANKE 560. STREIT I:735.

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        Histoire des plantes qui naissent aux environs de Paris avec leur usage dans la médecine.

      Imprimerie royale 1698 - Un volume petit in-12 (17 cm x 9,5 cm), 43 (Epître, Préface, Additions, Table des herborisations)-543-18 (Table des matières-Table des noms latins des plantes-Table des noms françois des plantes) pp. Un ex-libris. Un texte manuscrit en latin en fin d d'ouvrage (Introduction d'un livre de médecine). Pleine basane marbrée. Dos à cinq nerfs, caissons décorés. Pièce de titre. Coiffes et coins légèrement abîmés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iconologie, ou La science des emblemes, devises &c. Qui apprend à les expliquer, dessiner et inventer. Ouvrage tres utile aux orateurs, poëtes, peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs, & generalement à toutes sortes de curieux des beaux arts et des sciences

      A Amsterdam: Chez Adrian Braakman Small 8vo. 2 vols. I: Engr. title-page, [8] ff., 264 pp., 29 plates. II: Engr. title-page, [1] f., pp. 265?-550; 51 plates, [6 (ads)] ff.. 1698 Ripa's Iconologia first appeared in 1593 in Italian, published at Rome and although unillustrated was an instant success with several subsequent editions and translations into German, Dutch, English, and French. The French is the work of Jean Baudoin (1590??-1650) and it first appeared in 1636. The => 80 leaves of engravings each contain 6 emblems and are restrikes/reengravings of those created by the Dutch painter and engraver Jacob de Bie for the first French edition. This later French reissue proudly proclaims on the black and red title-pages that it is, "Enrichie & augmentée dun grandnombre de figures avec des moralités, tirées la pluspart de Cesar Ripa. Par J.B. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine extra, rubbed at corners and two spine tips; age-toned and otherwise the occasional spot or instance of light foxing only. => A delightful little duo.

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        RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DECOUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONT FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES... AVEC LA RELATION CURIEUSE DES VOYAGES DU SIEUR DE MONTAUBAN~EN GUINEE L'AN 1695

      Amsterdam, J. Louis de Lorme Lib., 1698. 16mo.; [8], 402pp., [2]. Engraved frontis. plate. Full leather (worn; front joint cracked); small, old institutional label at head of spine; all page edges red. Internally clean, and a very good copy overall. This is the principal and most important work of Las Casas, was completed in 1542. Las Casas had voyaged with Columbus in 1498 and again in 1502 to the West Indies, spending much time as an observer to the barbarities the Spanish inflicted on the natives. Ordained a priest in the West Indies in 1510, he was tireless in his campaign to improve the lot of the natives and convert Spanish sensibilities. This narrative chronicles many atrocities and offers proposals to prevent what he termed "the further Ruin of the West Indies." This is enlarged from the 1697 ed. SABIN 11274 SERVIES 233 STREETER 46

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        DISCOURSES ON THE PUBLICK REVENUES, and on the Trade of England. Which more immediately Treat of the Foreign Traffick of this Kingdom... Part II. To which is added, The late Essay on the East-India Trade. By the same Hand

      London: Printed for James Knapton, at the Crown in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1698. First edition. Good overall in original leather boards. Front board is detached and the leather binding is quite scuffed, but the contents are near fine - and this is a work deserving of restoration. The second - and more interesting - part (complete in itself) of Davenant's monumental two-part work, both parts published in the same year. While Part I dealt primarily with "political arithmetick," Part II focuses on the somewhat more lively subject of foreign trade and consists of: "four Discourses... viz. (I.) That Foreign Trade is beneficial to England and (II.) On the protection and Care of Trade, (III.) On the Plantation Trade, (IV.) On the East-India Trade; to which is added the late Essay on the East-India Trade." (with a separate title page and pagination.) The last-mentioned, first published a year earlier, is Davenant's famous essay opposing the protection of English textiles from Indian competition. The essay "On the Plantation Trade" contains a great deal of material on America and the West Indies, the use of slaves and more. ...Index. 434, 64 pp.

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        Discourses concerning Government

      London: Printed, and are to be sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster,, 1698. Published from an original manuscript of the author. Folio (315 × 205 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, blindstamp rule border to covers, neatly rejointed, new contrasting spine label. Joints and spine ends neatly restored, new red morocco label. Front free endpaper with neat tape repair. A few leaves browned; an excellent copy. First edition of this major text of republican theory written between 1681 and 1683 and originally circulated as a manuscript. "Although long and sometimes repetitive the Discourses places Sidney alongside Milton as the master of republican eloquence. It is the power of its prose, as much as any aspect of its content, which helps to account for the work's exceptional subsequent impact in Britain, continental Europe, and America. Polemically a refutation of Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha (1680), the practical purpose of the Discourses is again to argue for armed resistance to oppression ... for subsequent influence in Enlightenment Britain, America, the United Provinces, Germany, and France he had no seventeenth-century rival except John Locke" (ODNB). "Sidney was executed in 1683 for complicity in the Rye House Plot, his papers, including the [unpublished] Discourses, being used against him. The indictment cited sentences saying that the king is subject to law, is responsible to the people, and may be deposed, as a 'false, seditious, and traitorous libel'… Sidney's Discourses Concerning Government was not published until 1698" (Sabine, 512). Thomas Jefferson was one of many influenced by Sidney's ideas. In 1804, he wrote of the Discourses: "They are in truth a rich treasure of republican principles, supported by copious & cogent arguments, and adorned with the finest flowers of science. It is probably the best elementary book of the principles of government… which has ever been published in any language" (Sowerby III: J6). "Jefferson identified Sidney as one of four writers who provided the intellectual foundations of the Declaration of Independence" (A Covenanted People, 56).

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        NOUVEAU VOYAGE D'ITALIE, AVEC UN MEMOIRE CONTENANT DES AVIS UTILES À CEUX QUI VOUDRONT FAIRE LE MESME VOYAGE.

      Chez Henry Van Bulderen. La Haya, 1698 - . 15,5 cm (8º). Tres vol.: (I) [24], 334 pág., 9 h. de índices, 27 lám. calcográficas (sign. [asterisco]12, A-O12, P8). Portada calcográfica precede a la tipográfica. Anotaciones manuscritas en guarda anterior. (II) 356, 12 h. de índices (sign. A-P12, Q10). Ilustr. con 40 lám. calcográficas. Cercos de antigua humedad en algunas páginas. (III) 412 pág., 10 h. de índices (sign. [asterisco]8, A-S12, T3). Ilustr. con 7 lám. calcográficas. Ligera señal de óxido. Tres vol. con portada a dos tintas, texto con apostillas marginales, frisos y capitulares xilográficos, enc. en pergamino, cortes pintados. Tercera edición, corregida y aumentada, de la célebre obra de Misson (1650-1722) dedicada a Italia publicada por vez primera en 1691 y que durante casi cincuenta años sería la guía estándar para viajar a Italia. Cuatro años después se tradujo al inglés y, durante los años posteriores, vio numerosas ediciones. Va ornada con magníficas láminas, muchas de ellas plegadas y varias a doble página, que muestran vistas de los principales atractivos de las ciudades italianas y europeas: monumentos, animales y plantas, trajes típicos, etc. En el tercer volumen, a partir de la pág. 144 encontramos la "Mémoire pour les voyageurs" y después una "Liste alphabetique des palais de Rome", así como casas de reposo e iglesias, una "Histoire de la fameuse epitaphe enigmatique qui se voit proche de Boulogne" un apartado "Touchant la croisade des dames genoises", la "Histoire abregée de la fameuse Escalade de Geneve", unas páginas "Touchant le mont Vesuve", un "Extrait de l'histoire mémorable du capitaine François de Civille" y un capítulo "Touchant la tarentule", un "Itineraire ou indice alphabetique des principales Villes d'Italie" y un último apartado dedicado a las ferias y singularidades de distintas ciudades. italia, guías, monografías [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Geographica qua Pars Meridionalis sive Superior Rheni, Mosa, Et Mosella, ac minores in eosdem influentes Fluvii nec non mediae partes Archiepiscopatus et Electooratus Moguntini et Palatinatus Rheni, Lotharingia Helvetia Alsatia Suevia Ducatus et Comitatus Burgundiae, aliaque Galliae et Italiae Confinia peraccurate ostenduntur per Nicolaum Visscher Amst. Bat. cum Privilegio Ordinum Generalis Belgii Foederati.' u. '. Pars Septentrionalis sive Inferior Rheni, Mosae, Et Mosellae, maximaeque partes Visurgis, Moeni, Amasi, Scaldis, Isalae, et alia in eosdem influentia Flumina, nec non Provinciae Germaniae Inferioris, Westphaliae, Hassiae, Archiepiscopatus Et Electoratus Coloniensis ac Trevirensis, cum partibus Moguntini, et Palatinatus Rh

      - Kupferstich b. Nicolaes Visscher I in Amsterdam, 1698, 94 x 55,5 (je 47 x 55,5) Koeman B.III, S. 183. 219 u. 220. - Die Karte von zwei Platten gedruckt. - Zeigt den Rheinlauf von der Quelle bis zur Mündung. - Die Karten nicht zusammmengesetzt jeweils mit Titelkopfleisten. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters. Being nine years travels, Begun 1672. And finished 1681. Containing Observations made of the Moral, Natural, and Artificial Estate of Those Countries: Namely, Of their Government, Religion, Laws, Customs. Of the Soil, Climates, Seasons, Health, Diseases. Of the Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Jewels. Of their Housing, Cloathing, Manufactures, Trades, Commodities. And of the Coins, Weights, and Measures, used in the Principal Places of Trade in those Parts

      R.[obert] R.[oberts] for Ri[chard] Chiswell, London 1698 - Wing F2257. ESTC R23401. Cox I: p 280. Kress S.2042. Goldsmiths'-Kress 03475.2. Not in Atabey or Blackmer. "Fryer was a surgeon in the service of the East India Company for nine years and travelled extensively on the Coromandel and Malabar coasts. He describes well the cities of Surat and Bombay, the life and trade there as well as at Madras. Nearly sixteen years elapsed before he could be persuaded to publish the story of his wanderings. At length piqued at the frequent appearance of translations of foreign, especially French, books of travel, in which English industry and enterprise were decried, he issued a handsome folio," (Cox, 'Reference Guide To The Literature Of Travel, Vol I, p. 280). "As a surgeon in the service of the East India Company, he left England in December 1672 and arrived at Masulipatam in June 1673. He spent the following four years on the Coromandel and Malabar coasts, visiting and describing Surat, Bombay and Madras. He also travelled to Gokarna, Karwar, Goa, and ventured inland to Junnar. He was in Persia between 1677 and 1679, then returned to India until 1681. [his] account of the places he visited is accurate and reliable with numerous anecdotes told with a fine sense of humour'' (Howgego, 'Encyclopedia of Exploration to 1800', p.406). It is a "book rich in details of natural history and local medical practice," (DNB). Small puncture on one leaf at Oo, not affecting text, leaves at Pp and Pp4 browned, a few minor shallow stains on the fore margins of some later leaves, very faint institutional stamp on margins of a few leaves, otherwise leaves clean, impressions sharp, and overall a near fine copy in an exceptionally handsome binding. Calf ruled and decorated in blind, five raised bands, compartments heavily decorated in gilt, red morocco lettering piece, all t. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PYROSOPHIA

      Cornelius Boudestein, Leiden 1698 - (16), 469, (3=addenda and Nnn4 blank) pp. 5 plates. 4to. (195*160 mm.). Title printed in red and black. Contemporary overlapping vellum. spine renewed, however with title in old hand. "a formal, systematic textbook that deals with the principles of chemistry, both theoretical and practical, and that attempts to demonstrate their applicationsto natural philosophy, medicine, metallurgy and alchemy" (DSB). Barchusen studied pharmacy at several universities, including the universities of Berlin, Mainz and Vienna. He settled in Utrecht in 1694, and after being awarded an honorary M.D. by the city in 1698, he was appointed extraordinary professor of chemistry in 1703. He is widely recognised as the first professor to give chemistry its own place as an independent science within university education. Besides chemistry, Barchusen was interested in botany, physics and astronomy. He stipulated in his will that his botanical books, some of which included notes in his own handwriting, and all other works in the field of 'historia rerum naturalium' (natural history), insofar as not present in the library of the university, should be housed in this collection. After Barchusen's death in 1723 the city fathers took possession of 165 works, the 'Legatum Berkhusianum', plus a portrait of the bequeather that is still part of the Utrecht university library collection. Barchusen's work shows his development from a practicing pharmacist to a professor of the new academic discipline of chemistry. His first book Pharmacopoeus synopticus, published in 1690, was a pharmaceutical work. After his arrival in Utrecht, he published a further three works on chemistry, of which Pyrosophia is the most important. Although Barchusen was not a chemist of genius, his activities much contributed to the high level of the Dutch academic chemistry from which his illustrious contemporary at Leyden, Hermann Boerhaave, emerged as the most influential teacher in the first decades of the eighteenth century. The major development from one author to the other is, that Barchusen has a chapter Alchemia sive Arte Transmutatoria at the end of his book, a subject occurring in the index of Boerhaave, however with page references to the historical introduction [beginning of volume I] only. The subject thus disregarded by Boerhaave for serous discussion survived outside academia. Casanova had a strong interest in the transmutation into gold and elixirs for staying young eternally. Honeyman 208. Bierens de Haan 159. 3 copies in NCC [UvA, RUL and Utrecht]. Reprinted in 1718 with Haak [also Leiden] under the title Elementa Chemiae with minor alterations, a much more common title than the original text offered here.

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        Mémoires concernant la Province de Touraine, dressé par M. de Miromesnil, Intendant en l'année 1698

      début du XVIIIe siècle - In-4. Collation : (246) pp. Veau glacé, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Manuscrit, d'une écriture lisible, d'un rapport établi par l'Intendant de la Touraine, Thomas Hue de Miromesnil à la suite de la demande faite dans toutes les provinces de France à la fin du XVIIe siècle, par le Duc de Beauvillier, pour l'instruction de son élève le Duc de Bourgogne, petit-fils de Louis XIV. L'enquête se déroula de 1697 à 1700 et avait pour but de présenter un tableau exact du royaume. Ce mémoire a été rédigé pour une grande partie par l'historien tourangeau Pierre Carreau. et circulait sous forme manuscrite. Rares sont les exemplaires qui nous sont parvenus. Cet important document fournit sur cette province à l'époque de Louis XIV un tableau des plus complets. Géographie, commerce et manufactures, foires, gouvernement militaire, justice, Election d'Amboise, de Loches, de Chinon, de Loudun, Chastillon, Langeait, Duché de Luynes, comté de Maillé, de Palluau, les marquisats, les baronnies, les commanderies, état du diocèse. Provenance : - Supralibris doré : "Biblioth. du Marq. de Monnier", probablement Claude-François de Monnier (1705-1783) premier président de la chambre des comptes de Dôle. Quelques épidermures sur les plats, mais bel exemplaire.

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        LEXICON PHILOLOGICUM PRÆCIPUE ETYMOLOGICUM ET SACRUM [.]. ACCEDIT EIUSDEM MARTINII CADUM GRÆCO-PHOENIX ID EST ETYMOLOGICUM [.]. PRÆTEREA ADDITUR GLOSSARIUM ISIDORI EMENDATUM CURA JOANNIS GEORGII GRÆVII.

      TRAJECTI AD RHENUM, APUD ANTONIUM SCHOUTEN, 1697-1698 - Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con impressioni a secco; ai piatti, due riquadri di filetti, raccordati diagonalmente agli angoli; al centro del campo, grande placca a losanga campita a racemi; dorso a 6 nervi rilevati, recante in testa autore, titolo e numero di tomo manoscritti a penna con grafia antica. (16) - 592 - 405; (2) - 872 - (6) - 156 - (4) - 56 - (2) - 13 pagine numerate, compresi i due frontespizi con pregevole vignetta incisa all'acquaforte, e raffigurante animali in un paesaggio. Al primo frontespizio, caratteri rossi e neri. Testo in lingua latina e greca, impaginato su due colonne; capilettera decorati a racemi e altri fregi tipografici silografati. Ai margini del testo, alcune interessanti annotazioni vergate a penna con grafia coeva. Al contropiatto superiore di entrambi i tomi, bell'ex-libris silografato di J. F. Faccincani, della prima metà del secolo XX. L'opera è la terza edizione accresciuta di un grande dizionario filologico, etimologico e sacro, composto da un professore di Brema e pubblicato, la prima volta, nella stessa città l'anno 1621. In appendice, sono aggiunti due testi: il primo è il Cadmus Graeco-Phoenix, compilazione dello stesso autore già apparsa a Brema nel 1625, e comprendente le etimologie di molte parole greche che si ritrovano in buona parte nella traduzione della Bibbia detta "dei Settanta"; la seconda appendice è, invece, un glossario tratto dagli scritti di sant'Isidoro da Siviglia, a cura di J. G. Grævius. Il Lexicon venne reimpresso, come scrive Graesse, almeno due volte nella prima metà del Settecento. Esemplare in discreto stato conservativo; alcune carte dalla viva ossidazione. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 3 Werken des englischen Mystikers und Astrologen, jeweils in erster deutscher Ausgabe. - I.: Theologia mystica: oder Geheime und verborgne göttliche Lehre von den Ewigen unsichtbarlichkeiten: als vom Mundo & Globo Archetypo, das ist/ vom rechtem Original Welt-Runde und uranfänglichen Haupt-Model oder Welt aller Welten/ Globen ... wie sie Namen haben oder genannt werden mögen ... / von Einer Person von Qualität ... Anjetzo in unsere Mutter-Sprache übergesetzt/ und solchem ferner 1. ein kurtzer Begriff der Englischen Welt; auch ihrer Einwohner/ und wie sich Gott in derselben offenbare. 2. Ein Tractätlein von den Graden und Arten der göttlichen Gesichten und Offenbarungen. Und 3. ein gar ungemein ausführlich Sendschreiben vom Steine der Weißheit (alle von diesem Autore) beygefügt worden

      Amsterdam, Wettstein 1698.. Mit gest. Portrait als Frontispiz und gefalt. gest. Tafel. 16, 352 S. - II. Sophia: das ist/ Die Holdseelige ewige Jungfrau der Göttlichen Weisheit: oder Wunderbahre Geistliche Entdeck- und Offenbahrungen/ so die theure Weisheit einer heiligen Seele gegeben : Worinnen Sie ihr eröffnet/ wie sie ihre Wiedergeburth vollkömmlich ausmachen/ Ihrer wesentlichen Gemeinschafft geniessen/ der Offenbahrung Ihrer Geheimnüssen fähig werden/ und also zur Hochzeit des Lamms kommen möge? Amsterdam, 1699. 2 Bll., 6, 230 S., 28 Bll. (Register). - III. Vier Tractätlein des Seeligen Johannes Pordädschens M. D. in Manuscriptis hinterlassen … Der Erste I. Von der Aeussern Geburt … Jesu Christi. Das Andre II. Von der Mystischen und inneren Geburt … Das Dritte III. Vom Geist des Glaubens … Das Vierdte IV. Experimentale Entdeckung von Vereinigung der Naturen … Amsterdam, Wetstein 1704. 2 Bll., 284 S. Prgt. d. Zt. I.: VD17 12:104603G; Ferguson I, 215; Du Prel 1767; Wellcome IV, 416; STC 942. - II. VD17 12:104981L; Brüning, Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2935; STC 941. Tatsächlich vor der englischen Ausgabe erschienen. Autobiographische Notizen Poradages mit 22 täglichen Notizen von Juni bis Juli 1675. Mit einem ausführlichem Register, das die enge Verwandtschaft von alchemistischer Bildwelt und Sophienmystik verdeutlicht. - III. Brüning 3154; vgl. Lowndes 1925. - - - Der anglikanische Geistliche John Pordage (1607-1681) wurde nachhaltig von den Schriften Jakob Böhmes beeinflusst und war u. a. Mitbegründer der ?"Behmenists?" (Anhänger Jakob Böhmes). Pordage erlangte selbst den Ruf eines Visionärs. - Mit Exlibris des österreichischer Psychoanalytikers Herbert Silberer (1882-1923), der zum Kreis um Sigmund Freud gehörte und Ideengeber Carl Gustav Jungs war. Fliegender Vorsatz mit handschriftl. Eintrag von Johannes Busch (1793-1879), Verleger des Offenbarungswerkes von Jakob Lorber ("Lorberbewegung" oder "Neu-Salems-Gesellschaft", einer theosophischen Bewegung), in dem er vermerkt: "Diese schätzbaren Schriften erhielt ich erst nach langem Suchen und nachdem bereits alle Hoffnung verschwunden am 12. Juni 1852 durch einen Juden" und als Artillerie-Zeugdiener signiert. - Einband etwas fleckig. Vorrede von (I) gebräunt und mit einigen alten Unterstreichungen in Tinte. Oberer und unterer Buchschnitt jeweils mit 3 Sternen verziert. Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        THE CAMPAIGNERS: or, the Pleasant Adventures at Brussels. A Comedy. With A Familiar Preface upon A Late Reformer of the Stage. Ending with a Satyrical Fable of the Dog and the Ottor [sic]. Written by Mr. D'urfey

      London: Printed for A. Baldwin, near the Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane, 1698. [iv], 32 pages, 60 pages of text. Lacks preliminary pages. Collation: A2, a-d4, B-H4, I2. Modern (circa 1930) hardcover binding of brown cloth and marbled paper-covered boards; gilt spine lettering [binder's title] reads "Durfey - The Campaigners" with "1698" at bottom of spine. Title page and final leaf of text soiled, with minor paper imperfections, including slight staining and soiling scattered throughout text. The preface (p. 1-27) is an answer to Jeremy Collier?'s (1650-1726) strictures in his "View of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage." Wing D2705. ESTC R2651. Ann Baldwin (1658-1713) printer. Lacks pages containing the Dramatis personae, Prologue, and Epilogue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Metamorphosis, Oder Sinn-reicher Gedichte von Verwandlungen/ Erster Theil/ Enthaltend Die sieben Ersten Buecher/ Gezieret Nicht nur allein mit Lehr-reichen/ ueber jede Fabel/ aus dem Franzoesischen in das Teutsche uebersetzten herrlichen Anmerkungen/ Sondern auch Mit ganz neuen/ ueber die in denenselben vorkommenden Handlungen/ beygefuegten Kupffer-Figuren/ Inventiret und herausgegeben von Johann Jacob von Sandrark

      . Seel, Nuernberg, 1698. 6 Blatt, 132 S mit 53 Kupferstichen auf 26 Tafeln, sowie einige Vignetten, original Leder-Einband der Zeit, folio, (etwas berieben und bestoßen/1 Ecke mit Bezugsfehlstelle/gering fleckig/Titel und einige Seiten mit hinterlegten Ein- und Ausrissen/1 Tafel mit Bildrandverlust/1 Textseite am unteren Rand mit Textverlust/einige Knitterspuren/Innengelenk angebrochen/Kupfertafeln in loser Folge). - Alles erschienene / Die prächtigen Kupfer gestochen von Christian Engelbrecht (1672 - 1735), nach Johann Jacob von Sandrark (1655 - 1698) -

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        Sammelband mit 3 Werken des englischen Mystikers und Astrologen, jeweils in erster deutscher Ausgabe. - I.: Theologia mystica: oder Geheime und verborgne göttliche Lehre von den Ewigen unsichtbarlichkeiten: als vom Mundo & Globo Archetypo, das ist/ vom rechtem Original Welt-Runde und uranfänglichen Haupt-Model oder Welt aller Welten/ Globen ... wie sie Namen haben oder genannt werden mögen ... / von Einer Person von Qualität ... Anjetzo in unsere Mutter-Sprache übergesetzt/ und solchem ferner 1. ein kurtzer Begriff der Englischen Welt; auch ihrer Einwohner/ und wie sich Gott in derselben offenbare. 2. Ein Tractätlein von den Graden und Arten der göttlichen Gesichten und Offenbarungen. Und 3. ein gar ungemein ausführlich Sendschreiben vom Steine der Weißheit (alle von diesem Autore) beygefügt worden.

      Amsterdam, Wettstein 1698.. Mit gest. Portrait als Frontispiz und gefalt. gest. Tafel. 16, 352 S. - II. Sophia: das ist/ Die Holdseelige ewige Jungfrau der Göttlichen Weisheit: oder Wunderbahre Geistliche Entdeck- und Offenbahrungen/ so die theure Weisheit einer heiligen Seele gegeben : Worinnen Sie ihr eröffnet/ wie sie ihre Wiedergeburth vollkömmlich ausmachen/ Ihrer wesentlichen Gemeinschafft geniessen/ der Offenbahrung Ihrer Geheimnüssen fähig werden/ und also zur Hochzeit des Lamms kommen möge? Amsterdam, 1699. 2 Bll., 6, 230 S., 28 Bll. (Register). - III. Vier Tractätlein des Seeligen Johannes Pordädschens M. D. in Manuscriptis hinterlassen Der Erste I. Von der Aeussern Geburt Jesu Christi. Das Andre II. Von der Mystischen und inneren Geburt Das Dritte III. Vom Geist des Glaubens Das Vierdte IV. Experimentale Entdeckung von Vereinigung der Naturen Amsterdam, Wetstein 1704. 2 Bll., 284 S. Prgt. d. Zt.. I.: VD17 12:104603G; Ferguson I, 215; Du Prel 1767; Wellcome IV, 416; STC 942. - II. VD17 12:104981L; Brüning, Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2935; STC 941. Tatsächlich vor der englischen Ausgabe erschienen. Autobiographische Notizen Poradages mit 22 täglichen Notizen von Juni bis Juli 1675. Mit einem ausführlichem Register, das die enge Verwandtschaft von alchemistischer Bildwelt und Sophienmystik verdeutlicht. - III. Brüning 3154; vgl. Lowndes 1925. - - - Der anglikanische Geistliche John Pordage (1607-1681) wurde nachhaltig von den Schriften Jakob Böhmes beeinflusst und war u. a. Mitbegründer der "Behmenists" (Anhänger Jakob Böhmes). Pordage erlangte selbst den Ruf eines Visionärs. - Mit Exlibris des österreichischer Psychoanalytikers Herbert Silberer (1882-1923), der zum Kreis um Sigmund Freud gehörte und Ideengeber Carl Gustav Jungs war. Fliegender Vorsatz mit handschriftl. Eintrag von Johannes Busch (1793-1879), Verleger des Offenbarungswerkes von Jakob Lorber ("Lorberbewegung" oder "Neu-Salems-Gesellschaft", einer theosophischen Bewegung), in dem er vermerkt: "Diese schätzbaren Schriften erhielt ich erst nach langem Suchen und nachdem bereits alle Hoffnung verschwunden am 12. Juni 1852 durch einen Juden" und als Artillerie-Zeugdiener signiert. - Einband etwas fleckig. Vorrede von (I) gebräunt und mit einigen alten Unterstreichungen in Tinte. Oberer und unterer Buchschnitt jeweils mit 3 Sternen verziert. Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        DIZIONARIO OVVERO TRATTATO UNIVERSALE DELLE DROGHE SEMPLICI IN CUI SI RITROVANO I LORO DIFFERENTI NOMI, LA LORO ORIGINE, LA LORO SCELTA, I PRINCIPI, CHE HANNO, LE LORO QUALITA', LA LORO ETIMOLOGIA, E TUTTO CIO', CHE V'HA DI PARTICOLARE NEGLI ANIMALI, NE' VEGETABILI, E NE' MINERALI.  OPERA DIPENDENTE DALLA FARMACOPEA UNIVERSALE SCRITTA IN FRANCESE DAL SIG. NICCOLO'  LEMERY. EDIZIONE QUARTA ACCRESCIUTA.

      Esemplare in discrete condizioni, qualche gora o ossidazione Legatura di inizio Ottocento in mezza pelle e carta decorata verde ITALIANO Legatura di inizio Ottocento in mezza pelle e carta decorata a spugna sul verde; al dorso, autore e  titolo  su tassello e fregi in oro; tagli di color giallino. Al contropiatto anteriore, ex libris di Pezzi - Siboni. XII pagine numerate compreso il frontespizio con titolo e bel fregio tipografico; 388 pagine numerate  con testo su due colonne; XXV tavole fuori testo bianche al verso incise su rame e ognuna con 16 riquadri raffiguranti altrettante specie botaniche con sottostante il nome latino. L'opera è la quarta edizione, emendata ed accresciuta dall'autore stesso, di un repertorio alfabetico sulle "Droghe Semplici" tratte dal regno minerale, vegetale e animale, usate per la preparazione di farmaci. L'edizione originale uscì a Parigi nel 1698. Il testo, come riporta lo stesso frontespizio, rielabora quello della Pharmacopée universelle dello stesso Lemery. L'autore, attivo in Francia e in Inghilterra, fu un importante sperimentatore e divulgatore nel campo della chimica e in particolare della farmacologia. Esemplare solo in discreto stato conservativo; alle prime carte, leggera quanto ampia gora soprattutto alla parte inferiore; da ca. pagina 300 fino alla fine, leggera ossidazione alla tre quarti superiore delle carte; l'ossidazione prosegue alle tavole fuori testo dove si evidenzia l'origine dell'ossidazione in una gora di umidità.

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        LA SCIENZA DEGLI INGEGNERI. Nella direzione delle opere di fortificazione e d'architettura civile, di Belidor, con note del Signor Navier. Versione italiana di Luigi Masieri.

      Prima edizione italiana. Opera in due parti raccolte in unico volume. Cm.27,5x21,5. Pg.400, 44 + 52 tavole più volte ripiegate. Legatura in mz.pergamena con titoli manoscritti al dorso, priva del foglio di guardia anteriore. Piatti marmorizzati. I tagli della prima parte sono spruzzati in giallo. La seconda parte consta di 52 tavole in grande formato, quasi tutte su carta pesante, raffiguranti figure geometriche, elementi architettonici, esempi di fortificazioni e costruzioni varie, piante, etc. Le tavole sono impresse da A.Lanzani sotto la direzione di G.Alvisetti e realizzate dalla Calcografia Zanaboni. Le tavole n°1 e n°19 sono restaurate lungo la piegatura. Collezione "Scelta Biblioteca dell'Ingegnere Civile", n°2. Bernard Forest de Bélidor (1698 - 1761) fu uno stimato ingegnere francese, nato in Catalogna. Esperto soprattutto di temi idraulici, dopo una breve carriera militare divenne docente di artiglieria alla Scuola di Fère - en - Tardenois nell'Aisne, dove si dedicò alla misurazione della terra. La presente opera vide la luce la prima volta nel 1729 e si avvale delle note del celebre ingegnere Louis Henri Navier (1785 - 1836), padre della teoria della resistenza dei materiali e cultore della scienza delle costruzioni.

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        De scriptis danorum, liber posthumus, anno MDCLXVI. Auctior editus à fratre Thoma Bartholino; nunc denuo accurate recensitus, passim emendatus, & supplementis plurimis actus atque illustratus à Johanne Mollero, Flensburgensi; cujus etiam seorsim accedunt observationes ad eundem prolixiores. (Supplementa, huic editioni adjecta, typorum diversitas à textu autoris distingvit). + Svecia literata seu de scriptis et scriptoribus gentis Sveciæ. Opus postumum, Holmiæ initio anno MDCLXXX, excusum, nunc autem denuo emendatius editium, & hypomnematis historicis illustratum, a Johanne Mollero.

      1698 - Hamburg, sumtibus G. Liebezeit, 1699. 8:o. (12),128,131-50,(1,1 blank),151-466,(2 blanks,2),50,(19,1 blank),3-80 pp. + Hamburg, sumtibus G. Liebezeit, 1698. 8:o. (16),346,(28),347-475 pp.Contemporary calf with raised bands, spine with gilt oxidized decoration, edges sprinkled. Spine dry and blotchy and with minor wormhole at bottom. Occasional underlinings in the beginning and with several very discreet ink markings. A few ruststains, in the first work leading to loss of letters on one page. Minor loss of text also due to paper thinning on p. 1 och 11 in the last pagination, which like the previous one is incorrectly bound at the end of the volume. 18th-century acquisition note in the second work, signature and MS pricing. From Biby Manor in Sweden.VD17 12:131059Z and VD17 12:131076Q, respectively. Bibliotheca danica IV:548 and Thesaurus librorum danicorum 331 fot the first work. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 830 and Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 20 for the second. First edition of Bartholin's work published in Copenhagen in 1666. The brothers Albert and Thomas Bartholin was sons of the famous Danish polymath Caspar Bartholin. The work was finished by the elder brother Thomas when Albert died in 1663. Mollerus' complementary additions are very extensive. First edition of Schefferus' work published in 1680. The concluding part of the pagination with Mollerus' additions. With a printed dedication to Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie from the widow and descendants of Schefferus. Sweden's oldest bibliography proper, chronologically arranged and starting with the medieval codes of laws of the Swedish counties. Registered are also Swedish works by foreigners active in Sweden, the author's own, among others, and the printed works of Finlanders from Michael Agricola and Johannes Paulinus. When it comes to biographical works and dissertations defended outside of Sweden and Finland this bibliography is still not completely replaced. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertatio de statua illustri Harminii, liberatoris Germaniae, vulgò Hiermensul, eum subjectâ appendice de statura Harminii, Wittekindi & Karoli Magni.

      Lemgo, Meyer 1698 - 7 Bl., 126 S., 1 Bl. Pergamenteinband., 15,4 x 9,4 cm, mit gest. Frontispiz, Titelbl. verso mit gest. Porträtvign., 2 ganzs. Kupfern, 1 Textkupfer und 2 Textholzschnitten, Frontispiz verso mit Besitzeintrag und Schenkungsvermerk durch den Autor und Freunde an der Duisburger Akademie von 1690. Wasserbach aus Barntrup/Lemgo (1664-1709) war Jursit, seltene Abhandlung über die Irminsul als Standbild des Arminius. Sprache: lat Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow Esq; Lieutenant General of the Horse, Commander in Chief of the Forces in Ireland, One of the Council of State, and a Member of the Parliament which began on November 3, 1640

      Switzerland: Printed at Vivay, 1698. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 1698-99. viii, 1-430, 435-878, "402" [400] p. + index. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. Rebacked with original spines. Edmund Ludlow (c. 1617 - 1692) was an English parliamentarian, best known for his involvement in the execution of Charles I and these memoirs, published posthumously. Ludlow's memoirs are an invaluable source for the attitudes of the anti-Cromwell faction within the Parliamentary side of the English Civil War. After the Restoration, Ludlow lived an uncertain life on the Continent, as did many other opponents of King Charles.

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        Christophori Lehmanni Chronica Der Freyen Reichs Stadt Speier : Darinnen von Dreyerley fürnemlich gehandelt: Erstlich vom Ursprung, Uffnehmen, Befreyung, Beschaffenheit des Regiments, Freyheiten, Privilegien, Rechten, Gerechtigkeiten, denckwürdigen Sachen und Geschichten, unterschiedlichen Kriegen und Belägerungen der Stadt Speier. Zum Andern von Anfang und Auffrichtung des Teutschen Reichs, desselben Regierung durch Könige und Käyser und was es jederzeit insgemein mit demselben und insonders mit den Erbarn Frey- und Reichs-Städten vor Gestalt gehabt ... Zum Dritten von Anfang und Beschreibung der Bischoffen zu Speier und des Speierischen Bisthums. - Anjetzo ist diese dritte Edition auffs neue mit Fleiß durchsehen, an vielen Orten verbessert und bey nahe den dritten Theil vermehret / Durch Johann Melchior Fuchs ... Benebenst dreyen gantz neugemachten und diesem Buche dienlichen vollkommenen Registern. - (Franckfurth am Mäyn : Andreä)

      Franckfurth am Mäyn : in Verlegung Georg Heinrich Oehrlings (Frankfurt am Main) Gedruckt bey Johann Philipp Andrea, 1698.. Die vorliegende 3. und vorletzte Ausgabe wurde von dem Speyrer Ratsschreiber Johann Melchior Fuchs mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen herausgegeben. 36 cm. (28), 969 (irrig 971), (85) Seiten gebundene Ausgabe, Ganz-Pergament, Exemplar in gutem Erhaltungszustand. Pfalz 1 +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        Relation des Voyages et des De'Couvertes Que les Espagnols ont fait dans les Indes Occidentales; Relation du Voyage du Sieur de Montauban; L'Art de Voyager Utilement

      Amsterdam: J. Louis de Lorme, 1698. Full-Leather. Good. 402 (+ 2 pages of ads), 51 p. Engraved frontispiece by B. Picart and three title page vignettes. Second edition of the abbreviated French translation by J. B. Morvan de Bellegarde. Hinges cracking at spine ends, corners bumped. Bookplate of Henry Malo on front pastedown. Newspaper clipping and handwritten note in French tucked inside. First title page has ink marks (affecting opposite side) and bottom torn. Some staining within, and dampness stains on rear pages. J. B. Morvan de Bellegarde translated parts of Las Casas' famous Nine Tracts relating to aboriginal rights and Spanish cruelties in the West Indies and South America, first published the previous year under the title "La Decouverte des Indes Occidentales." The original tracts portray Spanish atrocities in graphic terms but the text is softened in this version. Montauban's "Relation", describing a voyage along the African coast, has its own title but continuous pagination. J. B. de Chevremont's "L'Art de voyager utilement" is at rear with separate page numbering.

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        Accord de différentes loix de la nature qui avoient jusqu';ici paru incompatibles" (Accord between different laws of Nature that seemed incompatible) in Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Année 1744, 1748, pp. 417-426

      FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST VERBAL FORMULATION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF LEAST ACTION, also known as the Maupertuis Principle. French mathematician Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (1698-1759) was the first to propose the principle of least action for light, as the result that minimizes the integral of the speed over the path taken. Maupertuis felt confident in this proposal because he found that it produces the same result as Snell's law (the ratios of the sines of the angle of incidence and refraction are the same as the ratio of the speeds of light in the material). Maupertuis first stated his proposal in a presentation to the French Academy of Sciences titled "Accord de différentes loix de la nature qui avoient jusqu'ici paru incompatibles" or "Accord between different laws of Nature that seemed incompatible" (Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Année 1744 pp. 417-426, 1748). In his paper, Maupertuis proposed a general idea that is even more important than the specifics of the principle: "Nature, in making its effects, always acts by the simplest means possible." Maupertuis had previously presented a paper to the Paris Academy of Sciences titled "La Loi du repos des corps" or "Law of Bodies at Rest" (which we also offer) (Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Année 1740 pp. 170-176, 1742), in which he proposed the conditions required for a system of bodies to remain at rest: "If there is one constant force on all the masses, and its center is at an infinite distance from the system, the center of gravity of the system must be as far as possible from, or as near as possible to, this center, for equilibrium to subsist.". CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: De L'imprimerie Royale. Light circular bibliotheque stamp on title page; no other ex-libris markings whatsoever. 4to (10.25 x 8; 256 x 200mm). [12], 552, [2]. 1 Frontispiece. 18 copperplates engravings and in-text illustrations throughout (including the Maupertuis paper). Handsomely bound in full calf. 5 raised bands at the spine, elaborately gilt-tooled in the compartments. 2 gilt-lettered, red morocco spine labels. Solidly and very tightly bound. Very slight toning throughout; fine condition.

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        Nouveaux Memoires Sur L'Etat Présent De La Chine. Volume 2

      Amsterdam : Desbordes & Schelte, 1698-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover. No dust jacket. 12mo. 355 p. : 2 pl. 3rd edition. Bound in contemporary vellum. Ink title to head of spine. Good binding and cover. Soiling to vellum and page ends. Clean, unmarked pages. Cordier Sinica 40. Louis le Comte was a French Jesuit who participated in the 1687 French Jesuit mission to China under Jean de Fontaney. Returning to France in 1691, he began writing his Nouveau Memoire Sur L'etat Present de la Chine, which was published in Paris in 1696. It caused part of the great debate within the Chinese Rites Controversy.

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        Accuratißima Totius Africae tabula in Lucem producta.

      Nürnberg, Sandrart, 1698.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von J.B. Homann, Bildausschnitt 47,5 x 56 cm, Blattgr. 52 x 61 cm.. Betz, The mapping of Africa, Nr. 185. Norwich, Maps of Africa, Nr. 61 und Abb. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p. 57. Dekorative Karte von Afrika mit den vorgelagerten Inseln; diese Karte gehört zu den ersten von Homann selbst gestochenen Karten, hier vorliegend in schönem Altkolorit.

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        Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes

      Paris: Michel Brunet, 1698. Fourth edition. [xx], 297, [3] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Polished contemporary calf, spine in six compartments with raised bands. Wear to spine ends and corners, contemporary manuscript notes to title-page. A defence of the heliocentric model of the solar system, one of the major early works of the Enlightenment.

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        Osservazioni Istoriche sopra alcuniMedaglioni Antichi all'altezza serenissima do Cosimo III, Grandduca diToscana

      Rome. Domenico Antonio Ercole in Parione. 1698.. Hardcover. Book 4to. 26cm,xxviii,495,(1)pp., engraved frontis plate & title vignette and 41engraved plates (3 folding), engraved head & tail piece decorations,index, in quarter polished brown calf backed marbled boards, gilt ruledraised bands, blind stamped decorations in the panels, crushed greenmorocco label, early bookplate, marble endpapers but lacking front freeendpaper, near fine (dc1). ~ Text in Italian. "Historic Observationsof some Ancient Medals to his Serene Highness Cosimo III, Grand Duke ofTuscany." An iconic study of Imperial coins and medals of the RomanEmpire based on the collection of Cardinal Gasparo di Carpegna.Antiquary, Filippo Buonarroti (1661-1733), a great grand-nephew ofMichelangelo, had served as the Cardinal's secretary, conservator andlibrarian in Rome from 1684-1699 and was a prominent Florentine antiquaryand politician. The thirty-eight medal plates were engraved by FrancescusAndreoni; the title-page, frontispiece and decorations by Pietro SantoBartoli. With a long dedication to Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke ofTuscany, who reigned the Duchy from, 1670 to 1723. References:Bibliographie Universele XVI, 274. Dekesel 17th, B289. Lipsius 63. Brunet29620. Cigcognara 2782. Ebert 3152. Graess I, 573. .

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        St. Menas receiving his martyrdom at the hands of three soldiers. Engraved caption at bottom: Stus Mennas Mart. cuius corpus veneratur in Aurea Valle / A peste, fame, et bello, per intercessionem Sancti Mennae libera nos Domine

      [Orval, Belgium?, before 1698, possibly 1666]. Sheet size 182 x 152 mm., matted, glazed and framed. The unsigned engraving with contemporary or near-contemporary hand-coloring, the background of the upper portion of the engraving carefully cut out and replaced by a plain paper ground (a crown with feather from the original engraving cut out separately and mounted at upper left), the border colored yellow, gold- and silver-embroidered silk fabric raiments applied to the figures of the saint and the soldiers, each garment outlined and highlighted in black thread or ribbon. Some abrasions affecting the flesh areas of the image apparently due to a volatile or acidic coloring material, a few worm[?]holes in lower portion.*** The print shows St. Menas, the Egyptian saint, leaning against a tree, serene in his martrydrom, a soldier to his right raising a scourge to flog him, while two other soldiers apply further ghastly torture to the Saint using fire and a double prong. On a stone tablet in the lower left foreground is an engraved dedication (wormed and partly illegible) to Henri de Meugen, Abbot of the Benedictines of Orval, Belgium, from 1639 until his death in 1698. The numbers 66 appear at the end of the inscription, possibly the date [16]66. The unsigned engraving was almost certainly produced before the Abbot?'s death in 1698. The collage with its embroidered decoration, in which silk threads in white and blue are woven into the gold-threaded armor of the soldiers, while the Saint?'s loincloth is silver, may have been created somewhat later, in the 18th century. St Menas, patron Saint of Alexandria, protector of merchants and caravans, was venerated as a miracle worker not only among Egyptian Copts, who built a complex of shrines to him in the desert near Alexandria, but also in various Western religious centers in Europe, including Rome, York, and Hereford (cf. Oxford Dictionary of Saints, 2004, p. 366). This richly embroidered and colored engraving testifies to his status as an object of worship in the Benedictine Abbey of Orval, near Trèves, and it may have served as an active object of veneration in the Abbey itself. Prints which were used as cult images were occasionally adorned with collage materials in the 17th and 18th centuries, in order to increase their splendor and visual weight. While examples of outright embroidered textile ?"clothing?" are better known in 19th-century French costume prints, the technique was also used for earlier devotional images: see, for example, a 17th or 18th-century French mixed media collage with engraving and embroidered decoration, showing St Joseph holding the infant Christ, held by the Loyola University Museum of Art, and reproduced in the exhibit catalogue by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Altered and Adorned (Art Institute of Chicago, 2011), pp. 67-68.

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