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        A New Voyage Round the World. Describing particularly the Isthmus of America, several coasts and islands in the West Indies. The Isles of Cape Verd, etc... for James Knapton,

      London, 1698, Full leather with contemporary boards and rebacked in complimentary light brown morocco with gilt titles on a green leather label., Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Third correctedFold out map of the world, frontispiece has been professionally guarded at the edge. Numerous other maps and diagrams. Size: Small Octavo.

      [Bookseller: The Petersfield Bookshop]
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        Commentarius in Acta Apostolarum. Indicibus Necessariis Illustratus. Commentarius in Apocalypsin S. Johannis Cum Indicibus Necessariis.

      Henricum & Cornelium Verdussen, Amberes 1698 - 2 obras en un volumen . Contraportada - portada grabada - 2 h. - 366 p. - 12 h. = y = Portada grabada - 356 p. y 12 h. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Oder Wider-Schall Dessen, was sonderlich die Europaeische, und dann die weitere Welt-Fama von Denckwürdigem, In Staats- Kriegs- Glücks- Natur- Kunst- und anderen curiosen Vorfallenheiten Neuchlichster Zeit kundbar und wissend gemacht. Welchen beygefügt einige Politische Reflexionen über die Staats-Materien. Auch mit schönen Kupffern, und einem dienlichen Register versehen.,

      Augsburg, Jakob Koppmayer u. Andreas Maschenbauer, 1698. - Erstausgabe; im selben Jahr erschien noch eine Fortsetzung. - Die schönen Kupfertafeln zeigen versch. historische Szenen wie Krönungsfeierlichkeit, Wahlen etc. sowie eine Ansicht von Ebernburg und des überschwemmten Hamburg. - Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Eine Kupfertafel m. kl. Einriß. - Selten. - VD17, 23:300695T (nur ein Exemplar nachgewiesen). Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit 7 tlw. gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 5 Bll., 252 S., 2 Bll., 40 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Anat. corp. human., 80-86.Tab.: The Foot.

      . Oxford/London 1698 (or 1737) The Anatomy of human bodies, 2° , 7 Kupferstichtafeln, 35 x 50 cm; Tafelerklärungen beigelegt.. 80.: The Muscles on the Fore-part of the Leg under the Fascia Lata. - 81.: Divers Muscles on the Fore-part of the Leg, partly Divided from each other. - 82.: Shews the Extending Muscles of the Toes, together with divers Imploy'd in the Motion of the Foot Dissected from their Originals, and left at their Tendinous Insertions. - 83.: Presents divers External Muscles pf the Leg and Bottom of the Foot. - 84.: Presents the Muscles of the Hinderpart of the Leg, aftet the Gasterocnemii are Dissected from their Originals, and left on their Insertions. - 85.: All the Muscles Represented on the Preceding Tables Rais'd from their Originals, and left at their Insertions. - 86.: Exhibits all the Muscles which Appear in the Bottom of the Foot, after the Expansion of the Plantaris is remov'd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Myographia nova - Muskelmänner - 8 Kupferstichtafeln.

      . Myographia nova, or, a graphical description of all the muscles in the human body. - London, Milbourn, 1698, 8 (354 x 234 mm) Kupferstichtafeln.. Browne "gab ein anatomisches Tafelwerk, zweifellos in Anlehnung an das Werk des Casseri heraus, ... - Neu ist in seiner Myographia nova, daß er die volle Benennungen unmittelbar in die Muskeln oder bei kleineren Figuren neben die Zeichnungen drucken ließ. Er führte damit eine Form im Druck (wieder) ein, welche das Auffinden der Deutungen einer anatomischen Zeichnung wesentlich beschleunigt." Richard N. Wegner, Das Anatomenbildnis, p.97 - - John Browne (1642-1700/1702), "geb. 1642, wahrscheinlich zu Norwich, aus einer Familie stammend, die in 6 Generationen Chirurgen aufzuweisen hatte, studirte im St. Thomas Hospital zu London, liess sich dann in Norwich nieder und publicirte : "A compleat treatise on preternatural tumours, both general and particular etc." (Lond. 1678, w. pl.). Er liess sich dann in London nieder, wurde Surgeon, in Ordinary von Charles II. und durch dessen Vermittlung, 1683, Surgeon am St. Thomas' Hospital, in welcher Stellung er jedoch nur bis 1691, wo alle Chirurgen des Hospitals von den Governors desselben abgesetzt wurden, verblieb. Browne hatte geschrieben: "Adenochoiradelogia : or, an anatomick-chirurgical treatise of glandules and strumaes, or king' s evil-swellings etc." (Lond. 1684), in 3 Theilen mit besonderen Titeln: 1. "Adenographia, or an anatomical treatise of the glandules"; 2. "Choerade logia, or an exact discourse of strumaes or king's evil-swelling s" ; 3. "Charisma basilicon, or the royal gift of healing strumaes, . ... , by contact or imposition of the sacred hands of our kings of England and of France"; letztere die merkwürdigste Abhandlung, welche für jenes seltsame, von den Königen ans dem Hause Stuart, seit mehr als 640 Jahren geübte Verfahren sogar eine Statistik giebt, indem in der Zeit von 1660-82 nicht weniger als 92.107 Personen berührt worden waren - "Myographia nova: or, a graphical description of all the muscles in the humane body, as they arise in dissection" (1684, w. 40 pl.; 2. ed., Leyden 1687; 4. ed., Lond. 1698), mit guten Kupfertafeln, bei denen die Namen der Muskeln in die Figuren eingedruckt sind, wahrscheinlich das erste derartige Beispiel - "The surgeon's assistant; etc." (Lond. 1703). Er starb wahrscheinlich zu Anfang des 18. Jahrhunderts." G., Hirsch-H. I, p.723 - - see - Biogr. med. II,p. 547; Dict.hist. I, p. 525. - LeslieStephen, VII, p. 49; RUSSELL, K. F., A list of the works of John BROWNE (1642-1702). Bull Med Libr Assoc 50 (1962): 675-683.

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        Portrait historique de l'Empereur de la Chine, présenté au Roy

      Paris: Robert Pepie, "1698" but printed in, 1697. Duodecimo, small old library stamp on title; in very good condition in the original vellum binding, neatly lettered on spine. The Kangxi Emperor described for Louis XIV. First edition, revised issue (details below). Bouvet's important description of the Kangxi Emperor and his court was written for Louis XIV of France, who had sent Bouvet and his Jesuit colleagues to China; Bouvet set out to encourage the king's further support of the mission in China. Widely read at a time when information about China was markedly exotic and hard to obtain, Bouvet's memoir quickly appeared in Latin, Dutch, English and Italian versions. It is seen as an interesting description of the Qing court, and a Chinese translation has been published in modern times ({i Kangxi huangdi}, 1981). Bouvet gives a through description of the powerful Kangxi Emperor at the height of his powers, with detailed personal impressions of the emperor himself, to whom Bouvet became quite close, and very good descriptions of the Imperial Court. The great consolidator of the Qing dynasty, Kangxi was a reformer and moderniser while still encouraging Confucian learning and traditional values. He welcomed the six Jesuits sent by the French king as missionaries to China in 1685; Joachim Bouvet (1656-1730) was one of these scientifically-inclined missionaries who were commissioned to carry on astronomical observations, to determine the geographical positions of the various places they were to visit, and to collect various scientific data. Bouvet stayed at Peking, teaching the emperor mathematics and astronomy and later served as the emperor's personal envoy to France. 'Bouvet describes the emperor as an absolute but wise and humane ruler, a superb administrator, a valiant soldier and avid hunter, a brilliant intellect, a diligent scholar, a paragon of personal morality, and the protector of the Jesuits…' (Lach & Van Kley, {i Asia in the Making of Europe}, III: 4, p.1680). He also suggests that Kangxi himself was close to converting to Christianity, though the subsequent Chinese Rites Controversy would in fact cause the emperor to forbid Christian missionary activity in China from 1715. This revised issue of the book (both issues are rare) has its contents unchanged and various pagination errors uncorrected; the title-page alone is altered to allow for a change in publishers. The other issue had appeared over the name of the Paris publisher Estienne Michallet. As the last leaf shows, the book itself was actually printed a year earlier than the imprint on the title-page ("{i Achevé d'imprimer pour la premiere fois, le 15. Septembre 1697}").

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        LA GNOMONIQUE OU METHODES UNIVERSELLES, POUR TRACER DES HORLOGES SOLAIRES OU CADRANS SUR TOUTES FORTES DE FURFACES

      0 - Paris. Chez Thomas Moette. 1698. 15x8.5 cm. Portada+11 h. de preface + 274 págs. + 2 grabados a plena página y 8 plegados. Plena piel época, nervios, tejuelo, lomo cuajado de hierros, falto de un trocito en la cabecera, y rajado en plano superior, cortes tintados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Critici Sacri: sive Annotata doctissimorum virorum in Vetus ac Novum Testamentum. Quibus accedunt Tractatus Varii theologico - philologici. Editio nova in novem Tomos distributa, multis Anecdotis Commentariis, ac Indice ad totum Opus locupletissimo, aucta.

      Amsterdam, Hendrick Boom, the widow of Theodorus Boom, Johannes and Aegidius Janssonius van Waesberge, Gerhardus Borstius, Abraham van Someren, and Joannes Wolters, and at Utrecht, Guilielmus van de Water 1698. 8 delen in 9 banden, (124) 566 461, (4) 283 216 248 152, (8) 530 598 (2), (2) 496 204 136, (4) 510 220 419, (4) 370 176 (2) 232 84, (4, 64) 500 400 275, (4) 688 595, (4) 308 (2) 116 (2) 772 (72) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio (Compleet met de 13 gravures, waarvan 7 uitvouwbaar, waaronder kaarten, plattegronden, een wereldkaart, 2 gravures in de tekst, waaronder een kaart, 34 houtgravures in de tekst, een pagina-grootte stamboom, diagrammen, en vele gegraveerde initialen. De Critici Sacri is een samenstelling van verschillende Latijnse bijbelcommentaren en werd in 1660 voor het eerst gedrukt, deze uitgave van 1698 is een vermeerderde druk. Het werk bestaat uit circa 10.000 pagina's met commentaren van over de vijftig zestiende en zeventiende eeuwse geleerden en is wellicht de meest uitvoerige universele Bijbelverklaring die ooit is samengesteld. De samenstellers hebben teksten van onder andere Benedictus Arias Montanus, James Ussher, Christopher Cartwright, Johannes Drusius, Sixtinus Amama, Abraham Scultetus, Kaspar Waser, Sebastian Münster, François Vatable, Claudius Salmasius, Joseph Scaliger, Isaac Casaubon en Hugo Grotius verzameld. De commentaren en aanmerkingen zijn niet per auteur gerangschikt maar per Bijbelgedeelte, zodat de opvattingen van alle bekende geleerden gelezen en met elkaar vergeleken kunnen worden.) 8 volumes in 9 bindings, (124) 566 461, (4) 283 216 248 152, (8) 530 598 (2), (2) 496 204 136, (4) 510 220 419, (4) 370 176 (2) 232 84, (4, 64) 500 400 275, (4) 688 595, (4) 308 (2) 116 (2) 772 (72) p. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 7 raised bands, Folio (Complete with the 13 engraved plates -of which 7 large folding plates, including maps, plans, bird's eye views, and a world map-, 2 engravings in the text -including a map-, 34 woodcuts in the text, a full-paged letter-press family tree and letter-press diagrams, and numerous decorated woodcut initial letters. The Critici Sacri is a compilation of Latin biblical commentaries and was published for the first time in 1660, this edition from 1698 is an expanded edition. It contains nearly 10.000 pages of commentaries by well over fifty sixteenth and seventeenth century scholars and is perhaps the most ambitious universal Bible commentary ever compiled. The compilers brought together texts by Benedictus Arias Montanus, James Ussher, Christopher Cartwright, Johannes Drusius, Sixtinus Amama, Abraham Scultetus, Kaspar Waser, Sebastian Münster, François Vatable, Claudius Salmasius, Joseph Scaliger, Isaac Casaubon, Hugo Grotius, and many others. The commentaries and criticism are not arranged by author, but by the Bible passages they discuss, so that one can read and compare the views of all the leading scholars concerning any passage.).

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        Triodion siest Tripiasietch s toy velikoy tchetyridesiatnitchi o velikovo izsliadovaniu...

      Lvov (Lemberg), Oct. 1698.. gr.-4°. ill. Tit., 844 nn. S. Mit 2 ganszeit. Holzschn. u. 14 Textholzschn. Ldr. d. Zt. m. Blindpräg. auf beiden Deckeln. Rü. restaur. Titelbl. in Faksim. Die letzten 3 Bll. eckverstärkt.. Das Triodion ist ein in in den orthodoxen Kirchen gebräuchliches Ritualbuch, das die gottesdienstlichen Stücke für die Zeit vom Sonntag des Pharisäers und Zöllners (Septuagesimae) bis kurz vor Ostern enthält. Der Name kommt daher, dass im Triodion der Kanon nicht, wie gewöhnlich neun, sondern meist nur drei Oden enthält. Textdruck in Rot u. Schwarz. Triodion Comportant trois chanson dans les grands canons. Pour les rites de la grande quarantaine. De notre pere et dieu tout-puisant et bien-faiteur, de nos glorieux patriarches de l'orient. Dans l'edition et aux frais de Fraternite de la maison de dieu de "Ispenij Portij Bogometer" (?) dans la typographie de l'editeur. A Lvov, dans l'annee depuis la creation du monde 1698 au mois d'octobre.

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        Anat. corp. human., 67.-71.Tab.: Anatomy of the Hand.

      . Oxford/London 1698 (or 1737) The Anatomy of human bodies, 2° , 5 Kupferstichtafeln, 35 x 50 cm; Tafelerklärungen beigelegt.. 67.: Some of the Muscles Employ'd Bending the Fingers and Carpus. - 68.: The Muiscles Bending the Fingers, Thumb, Carpus, &c. Rais'd from their Originations and left at their Infections. - 69.: Presents the External Muscles lying on the Cubit, imploy'd in Extending the Fingers, Thumb and Carpus. The Skin with the Parts annex'd , Rais'd. - 70.: Divers Muscles, which Extend the Carpus, Fingers, and Thumb; somewhat Separated from each other Rais'd. - 71.: Shews the Muscles Employ'd in Extending the Carpus, and Fingers, Rais'd and left at their Infertions. - - Diese Tafeln der Hand gehören zu den berühmtesten und schönsten barocken anatomischen Abbildungen der Hand, insbesondere die Abbildung der Beugeseite gilt als unerreicht. - Nach Haller sind die Stiche von Van Gunst ausgeführt. These plates of Govard Bidloo (1649-1713) "must take their place amongst the canon of great anatomical illustrations, and this is in no small measure due to the artist employed, Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711). Roberts & Tomlinson, The Fabric of the Body.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "Augvsta Vindelicorum Augspurg".

      . altkol. Kupferstich aus Janssonius ( Städtebuch ), 1698, 39,5 x 50.

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        Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes

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

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        Opus postumum, Holmiæ initio anno MDCLXXX, excusum, nunc autem denuo emendatius editum & hypomnematis historicis illustratum, a Johanne Mollero.

      Hamburg, Gothofred. Liebezeit, 1698. 8:o. (15),+ (blank),+ 346,+ (26),+ (2),+ 347-475 s. Sammanbunden med: BARTHOLINUS, Albert || MOLLERUS, Johannes (utg.) De scriptis danorum, liber posthumus, anno MDCLXVI, auctior editus à fratre Thoma Bartholino; nunc denuo accurate recesitus, passim emendatus, & supplementis plurimis actus atque illustratus à Johanne Mollero, Flensburgensi; Cujus etiam seorsim accedunt observationes ad eundem prolixiores. Hamburg, Gothofr. Liebezeitii, 1699. 8:o. (12),+ 466,+ (2),+ 50,+ (19) s. Samtida hfrbd, ryggen något nött med upphöjda bind, trasig i övre fals, dock ett trevlig ex. Från det Ihreska biblioteket på Ekebyhof. Collijn sp. 830. Fant 48 not. Warmholtz 9026. Andra upplagan av Svecia literata, "Det lärda Sverige", men den första med Mollerus anmärkningar och tillägg. Dessa förtjänar, enligt Warmholtz, aktning, men "... äro ofta så felaktiga som otilräklige, och icke sällan partiske." Andra upplagan även av Albert Bartholins motsvarande danska arbete. Den första utkom redan 1666, utgiven av hans bror, Thomas Bartholin, då Albert dött redan 1663. Bibliotheca Danica (IV, sp 548) nämner endast den samt en upplaga från 1716. Albert och Thomas var söner till polyhistorn Caspar Bartholin

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        Ursachen und Gründe welche hauptsächlich Anlaß gegeben, die Philadelphische Societät aufzurichten und zu beförderen so wol auch aus denenselben ausgezogene, und in Heil. Schrifft gegründete Propositiones. Und denn endlich der Zustand und Beschaffenheit dieser Societät: Oder die Gründe, worauff sie stehet: pro und contr. genauer betrachtet, und zu Abwendung aller Misverständnüssen öffentlich an Tag gegeben. Aus dem Englischen übergesetzt.

      Amsterdam, 1698.. 64 S. Buntpapierumschlag.. VD17 3:603941R; McKenzie 1174; Ackermann III, 273 Anmerkung. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, enthält auch "Propositiones" und "Zustand und Beschaffenheit". - Die englische Mystikerin Jane Leade gründete eine Gemeinde, "Philadelphia Society", die in England verfolgt wurde; sie fand besonders in Deutschland und Holland Anhänger. - Lage B gebräunt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Epistres nouvelles.

      Chez Denys Thierry 1698 - - Chez Denys Thierry, A Paris 1698, In 4 (15.5x21.5cm), 15 f. n. ch., relié. - Edition originale, rare. Grand fleuron en page de titre. Texte en italiques. Grands bandeaux de titre, lettrines. Plein Veau blond glacé, vers 1820. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons roulettes à froid et roulette en queue. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Rousseurs sur le premier feuillet blanc et brunissure en marge de la page de titre. Très bel exemplaire, frais. Cette édition contient la onzième, la douzième et la treizième épître en édition originale. Ecrits de la maturité littéraire, les épîtres se caractérisent par un style plus mûr et plus serein que les satires. Ex-libris Dr. Manessier. 15 f. n. ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Office de la Sainte Messe en François pour tous les Jours de l'Année. Traduit du Missel Romain réformé au Concile de Trente.

      Chez Charles Angot 1698 - Nouvelle Edition, 1 vol. in-12 rel. postérieure début XIXe plein veau raciné, dos lisse orné, filet et roulette d'encadrement sur plats, toutes tranches dorées, chasses et coupes ornées, Chez Charles Angot, Paris, 1698, 12 ff. (dont titre gravé, titre, Epistre, Préface, Tables), 622-109 pp. (Commun des Saints), avec nomb. planches par Morin et avec plusieurs planches montées postérieurement Rare exemplaire d'édition du XVIIe siècle de la traduction française du missel romain, en bel état intérieur. Bon état (rel. lég. frottée avec petits mq. en coiffes, bel état intérieur). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HOROLOGIUM ASCETICUM INDICANS MODUM RITÈ, & cum fructu obeundi Christianas exercitationes, quae singulis, certisque diebus occurrunt.

      Imp. Vda. Bartholomaei Foppens. Amberes, 1698 - . 13 cm. [8], 287 pág. y [4] pág. de índices. Capitulares y cabeceras xilográficas. Enc. en piel con hierros secos que combina las formas romboidales con la flor de lis y las calaveras doradas, alusivas al paso del tiempo, nervios, tejuelo, cajo parcialmente sesgado, cantos rodados y contracantos dorados, cortes jaspeados. Ex-libris de Manual Maria Mosquera. * El piamontés Giovanni Bona (1609-1674) fue nombrado cardenal en 1669. A pesar de la importancia del cargo que ostentaba, el cisterciense siguió llevando una vida simple y dedicada a la caridad. Entre sus obras se encuentra Via Compendii ad Deum (1657), Principia et documenta vitae Christianae (1673), De Sacrificio Missae, Manuductio ad caelum (1658) -que a menudo se ha comparado a la Imitación de Cristo de Kempis- y la que presentamos, editada por vez primera en París en 1676. Además de dedicarse a la liturgia y la producción de obras devocionales, era un profundo conocedor y admirador de la antigüedad, como lo demostraría De Rebus Liturgicis (Roma, 1671), obra de carácter enciclopédico que tardó siete años en escribir y que viene a ser un compendio histórico sobre todo lo relacionado con la celebración de la Misa (ritual, iglesia, vestimenta, etc.). religión, liturgia Liturgia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 latín [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Louis De Lorme,, Amsterdam 1698 - Exploration; West Indides; Maritime; New World Discovery; frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; x, 354, [xii], 364-98, 401-402, 399-400 pages; RELATION DES VOYAGES ET DES DE'COUVERTES QUE LES ESPAGNOLS ONT FAIT DANS LES INDES OCCIDENTALES. AVEC LA RELATION CURIEUSE DES VOYAGES DU SIEUR DE MONTAUBAN, CAPITAINE DES FILBUSTIERS, EN GUINEE L'AN 1695. Engraved frontispiece. Title printed in black and red. Recently rebound in full leather with pagination unchanged by Vernon Wiering, red leather lettering label to spine. Condition: first and final leaves damp stained and soiled, marginal dampstaining throughout. This is a new edition of the translation of four tracts by Las Casas by Abbe de Bellegarde that was originally published in paris in 1697 (see Sabin 11273). Sabin 11274. European Americana 698/33. Each section has a title page. Colophon p. [358] and 402 erroneously dated MDXCVIII. 308 misnumbered 338. Pages 399/400 bound after 401/402 at an earlier date. With catalogue. Relation of the Voyages and Discoveries made by the Spaniards in the West Indies, written by Don B. De Las Casas Bishop of Chiapas. With the Relatain of the Sieur Montauban, Captain of Buccaneers in Guinea, 1695. Mr. Rich says the translation was made by the Abbe de Bellegarde, whose politeness (or perhaps fear of the Spanish influence at the French court) , induced him to soften some of the cruel parts, lest they should give pain to delicate persons. Contents generally VG and unmarked. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      J. Louis de Lorme, Amsterdam 1698 - 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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        A New Discourse of Trade, wherein is Recommended several weighty Points relating to Companies of Merchants. The Act of Navigation. Naturalization of Strangers. And our Woolen Manufactures. The Balance of Trade. An the Nature of Plantations and their Consequences in Relation to the Kingdom, are seriously Discussed. Methods of the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor and Proposed. The Reduction of Interest of Money to 4l, per centum is Recommended and some Proposals for erecting a Court of Merchants for determining Controversies, relating to Maritime Affairs, and for a Law of Transference of Bills of Debts, are humbly Offered.

      London. Printed and Sold by T. Sowle, next Door to the meeting house in White-Hart-Court. 1698. - 16mo. 16.5cm, [xlvi],238p., in early full calf, blind decorations borders on the boards, rebacked, raised bands, gilt titles, boards very worn at the edges, upper hinge cracked, somewhat foxed, but a very good sound copy, rare (cgc) 'Dea 77. A recommendation that Newfoundland remain unplanted with pertinent remarks on the fisheries. First edition 1668; 2nd 1694. See Sabin 12708 for other editions. Goldsmith 3486; Kress 2070; Wing C3862. A classic work first appearing in 1668 under a different title and as a pamphlet (reprinted in 1689); this was expanded for the 1690 edition which was reprinted in 1693 and 1694. (and at that time re-titled for the first time as it is here). Child was one of the most influential English mercantile authors of the seventeenth century. His preoccupation with Dutch expansionism naturally leads him into a detailed examination of the commercial battles between Britain, Holland and America as well as the East Indies. Here he argues that a high rate of interest hinders the growth of trade and discourages navigation, industry, arts and invention. He urges the abolition of technical regulation of the cloth industry, and is concerned with strengthening the competitive power of English merchants. 'The argument in the New Discourse to show that colonies do not depopulate the mother country, is as conclusive as if it had proceeded from the pen of Mr Malthus; and the reasoning in defence of the naturalization of the Jews discovers a mind greatly superior to existing prejudices.' McCulloch, p.42. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A practical grammar. Or, the easiest and shortest way to initiate young children in the Latin tongue. By the help whereof, a child of seven years old may learn more of the grounds of that language in three months, than is ordinarily learn'd in one year's space by those of greater age, in common Grammar School. Published for the use of such as love not to be tedious. To which are added, Tables of Mr. Walker's Particles by the assistance whereof young scholars may be better enabled to peruse that excellent and most useful treatise. The second edition. By J. Philomath. Master of a Free-School.

      London: printed for Thomas Cockerill, at the corner of Warwick-Lane, in Pater-noster-Row. 1698 - 8vo, pp. 16, 13-44, 49-88; Contemporary English sprinkled sheep, spine repaired. From the library of the Earls of Macclesfield at Shirburn Castle, with North Library bookplate. A very good copy. Wing J1A. L; CH in Wing and ESTC on-line combined. First published in 1682 (L; WF). Only the first and the present edition are recorded. The name of the author is clearly pseudonymous. An attempt to simplify instruction: "That short rules and pat examples, instruct better and faster than long winded notions, and perplex'd intricate sentences, too difficult to be comprehended by Children; for the benefit of whom, these ensuing collections are principally intended." A final section pp.66-88 contains "Mr Walker's particles in tables accommodated to the capacities and memories of young lads. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hymen’s Præludia: or Love’s Master-Piece. Being that So-much-Admired Romance, intituled, Cleopatra. In Twelve Parts. Written originally in the French, and now rendred into English, by Robert Loveday [and John Coles, James Webb and John Davies].

      Printed for Ralph Smith 1698 - title within double rules, occasional paper-flaws, rust or other small holes with the loss of the odd letter, minor ink, wax or other stains, a few leaves foxed, slightly browned in places, final advertisement leaf discarded, pp. [viii], 958, folio in 4s, near contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, corners worn, inscription on flyleaf recording the purchase of it on 3 Oct. 1699 for 18/6, a few emendations to the text in the same early hand, nineteenth-century book-plate of the Marquess of Headfort, good The text has a convoluted publishing history. ‘Having become proficient in French and Italian under the instruction of another member of the Clinton household, Loveday translated into English the first three parts of La Calprenède’s Cléopâtre under the title Hymen’s Præludia, or, Love’s Master-Piece; these appeared respectively in 1652, 1654, and 1655, and were reprinted many times. Despite the erroneous attribution of other parts of the romance to Loveday’s hand in some later editions, it was only with the collaboration of John Coles that part 4 was completed and published in 1656. Loveday [who died in 1656] was an agreeable writer, and his translation is accurate and idiomatic’ (ODNB). Coles was responsible for parts 5-7, James Webb for part 8, and John Davies for parts 9-12. Individual parts, and incomplete collections were published until the first collected edition appeared in 1668, and there were several editions until the mid-eighteenth century. The daughter of Anthony and Cleopatra, the Cleopatra of the title (also known as Cleopatra Selene) was the consort of Juba II, King of Mauretania. The present edition is a rare one, with just BL, London Library, Bodley, Newberry and Barr Smith Library recorded in ESTC. (Wing, 2nd ed., L124a; ESTC R221100, giving the date as 1652 in error)

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        Pendragon; Or, The Carpet Knight His Kalendar

      First Book to Use a Shakespeare Quote[D'URFEY, Thomas, attributed]. Pendragon; Or, The Carpet Knight His Kalendar. London: Printed for John Newton, 1698.First edition. Octavo (6 7/16 x 4 3/8 inches; 164 x 111). [8],186, [2, ads] pp. With three leaves of ads at the front and one leaf at the back. With a quote from Hamlet on the title-page.Full speckled calf, rebacked to style. Boards ruled in blind. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. A very small rust hole to outer margin of leaf G5. A pencil note on the front paste down says "The Britwell Copy." Overall a very nice copy with large margins. In a quarter red morocco over red cloth clamshell case."A poem in Hudibrastic measure, intended as a satire on that active and mercenary writer in the cause of arbitrary power, Sir Roger L'Estrange." (Lowndes, 1821).This book is said to be the first to include a quote from Shakespeare. It contains the following quote from Hamlet on the title page:"Why, let the strucken Deer go weep, The Hart ungall'd go play: For some must watch, while some must sleep: So runs the World away."ESTC R2343. Lowndes, 1821. Shaksperiana,.HBS 64608.$2,000

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