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        Atago Miyage [trans.: Memoir of Worshiping at the Shrine of Atago Gongen in Kyoto, the God of Fire Prevention]

      Woodcut illus. in the text (many full-page). 40; 28; 27; 35 folding leaves (complete; pagination irregular & almost meaningless). Three parts in four vols. Small 8vo, orig. wrappers (rubbed & tired), new stitching. Kyoto: Yamatoya, 1699. First edition and very rare; there is no copy of this anonymous work listed in WorldCat. During the Edo period, the major cities of Japan repeatedly suffered from great fires. In the Preface, the nameless author writes that he had studied for many years the sources of uncontrolled fires in Kyoto. He also states that he had developed a number of new methods of fire prevention and firefighting. The author considers the most common sources of fires: heating devices known as kotatsu as well as cooking devices and shrines using candles and incense. Arson was also common. Lightning and strong dry winds in certain seasons could also rapidly spread fires throughout the city. Mosquito netting commonly started fires as well. Certain kinds of manufacturing businesses - tea leaf roasters, manufacturers of oils for illumination and cooking, etc. - were also potential sources of fires. The author also attributes fires to certain deities who have been angered by human transgressions. The author provides a number of methods of fire prevention. In the first volume, there are a number of tools depicted for use by fire fighters: special shoes to enable them to walk on roofs and hot surfaces, devices to force entry, water guns, candles for illumination at night, buckets, ladders, fire retardant fabrics using mud (large sheets of cotton soaked in muddy water and draped over the burning roof using an intricate roller), water pumps, etc. The attractive woodcuts depict the firemen at work, climbing ladders, spraying water, spreading fire retardant fabrics, constructing emergency ladders, etc. Throughout, the author stresses the importance of teamwork within the brigades of firefighters. He also recommends that local residents form patrols to monitor potential situations which could cause fires. In the final volume, the author discusses the medical aspects of fires including how to treat burns using certain herbal medicines and how to treat smoke inhalation (drink radish juice). He also recommends food high in energy for the firefighters. Fine set. Occasional minor marginal worming.

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        Disceptationum Forensium Judiciorum, in quibus quae in controversiam quotidie veniunt secundùm Doctorum receptas sententias, & veram praxim, praecipuè Sacrae Rotae Romanae definiuntur, Tomus Secundus - Tertius - Quartus - Sextus - Repertorium seu Clavis Rerum Notabilium, qu

      VENEZIA: Apud Paulum Balleonium - Venetiis, 1699. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 22,8 34. Disceptationum Forensium Judiciorum, I-II-III-IV-V USATO

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationes ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii cum ejusdem animadversionibus, et notis integris Francisci Hottomanni, Dionysii Lambini, Fulvii Ursini, Paulii Manutii ac selectis aliorum. Ut & Q. Asconion Pediano, & anonymo scholiaste ...

      Amstelodami [ Amsterdam ]: Ex typographia P. & I. Blaeu, prostant apud Ianssonio-Waesbergios, Boom, à Someren, & Goethals 1695-1699. Three volumes bound in seven. All are 8vo. Vol 1: (Tomi I Pars I, 1699) : [ff 1] (engraved title) + [xxii] + 706 + [2]-114 + [2]-174 pages; Vol 2: (Tomi Primi Pars II, 1695): [2]-596 + [2]-112 + [151] (indices) pages; Vol 3: (Tomi II Pars I, 1699): [ff 1] + 744 + [2]-142 pages; Vol 4: (Tomi Secundi Pars II, 1696): [ff 1] + 624 + [2]-170 + [127] (indices)pages ; Vol 5: (Tomi III. Pars I., 1699), [ff 1] + 958 + blank + [2]-204 pages; Vol 6: (Tomi Tertii Pars II, 1698): [ff 1] + 784 pages; Vol 7: (no half-title) 785-1022 + blank + [2]-234 + [162] (indices) + [1] (addenda) pages. All contemporary vellum somewhat soiled and darkened, especially at spines (some with abrasions, one with minor loss); ex-library labels removed from spines with minor recoloring; library stamps to top edges; library ink stamp to front pastedowns; library stamps or markings to title leaf recto and verso; card pockets at rear pastedowns; browning to some leaves throughout; else a clean and complete ex-library set, properly de-accessioned. In essence, the first two physical volumes comprise volume 1. The next two physical volumes comprise volume 2. And the last three physical volumes comprise volume 3 of the work. Vellum. "Marcus Tullius Cicero (3 January 106 BC - 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul, and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose, not only in Latin but in European languages up to the 19th century, was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language". Cicero introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary (with neologisms such as evidentia, humanitas, qualitas, quantitas, and essentia) distinguishing himself as a translator and philosopher." (wikipedia). Very Good.

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        IDEE GENERALE DE LA THEOLOGIE PAYENNE SERVANT DE REFUTATION AU SYSTEME

      Jean du Fresne, 1699. Discreto stato. Rilegatura in cartoncino con macchie e vasti segni d'uso. Impressioni in oro al dorso nervato. Paginazione ingiallita con fioriture sparse. Testo in francese.

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        Pes mechanicus artificialis, oder neu-erfundener Maß-Stab, auf welchem alle Proportiones der gantzen Matheseos. können gesucht und gefunden werden.

      Ulm Wagner für den Autor 1699 - (20 x 16 cm). (26) 184 S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 11 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Instrumentum proportionum, oder Unterricht, vom Proportional-Zirkul. Aufs neue übersehen. (und) vermehret. Ulm. Bartholomä. 1708. (24) 148 S. Mit 12 Kupfertafeln. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Museum mathematicum, oder Verzeichnuß vieler raren und nutzlichen, Theils schon bekandten, theils von ihme neu-erfundenen mathematischen Instrumenten. (Ulm). 1708. 4 Bll. Lederband der Zeit. Zu I: Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten deutschsprachigen Werkes über Rechenschieber. - Scheffelt beschreibt hier einen von ihm entwickelten Rechenschieber. Es handelt sich dabei vermutlich um den ersten Rechenschieber deutscher Bauart. - Poggendorff II, 780; VD17 39:121551N. - Zu II: Zweite Ausgabe des einflussreichsten Werkes über Proportionalzirkel im deutschsprachigen Raum. Es erlebt bis 1781 sechs Auflagen. - Scheffelt (1652-1720), Feuerwerker und Lehrer für Mathematik an der damals sehr angesehenen Baugewerkschule in Ulm, hat mit dem von ihm gebauten Proportionalzirkel großes Aufsehen erregt. Er steht damit in der Tradition von Galilei, Bernegger und Goldmann. - Zinner, Instrumente 499. - Zu III: Sehr seltener Verkaufskatalog über mathematische und wissenschaftliche Instrumente (als Anhang zu Instrumentum proportionum), darunter verschiedene Zirkel, Proportionalzirkel, Kompasse, Winkelmesser, Uttenhofers Mess-Zirkel, Faulhabers Lineal und Winkel-Instrument, verschiedene Rechenschieber, Winkel-Instrumente, Quadranten, Sonnenuhren, Zublers Instrument, Münsters Mond-Uhr, Napiers Rechenstäbe, Mikroskope, Brenngläser, Ferngläser etc. - Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Stellenweise mit schwachem Fleckenrand. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen. Oberes Kapital sorgsam restauriert. Insgesamt gut erhalten [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Idée generale de la theologie payenne, Servant de Refutation au Systeme de Mr. Bekker. Touchant L'existence & l'Operation des demons. Ou Traitté Historique des Dieux du Paganisme.

      Amsterdam, Jean du Fresne, 1699.. Small octavo. Pp. x, 217. Shoulder notes in petit font. Hardcover, bound in somewhat later marbled boards, plain spine bit rubbed at end, manuscript lettering-piece in early hand, gutter margin of last leaf cracked; few small brown spots, one bit more evident. A lovely copy in a very good condition, ample-margined, preserved in the original state. ~ First edition thus. First published in Delft, 1696, under the title "Traité historique des dieux et des demons du paganisme". It was aimed against Balthasar Bekker's "Betooverde Weereld".

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        Einrichtung und Disciplin eines Eidgenössischen Regiments zu Fuss und zu Pferd: Oder gründliche Anweisung, wie ein eidgenössisches Regiment Cavallerie und Infanterie capitulirt, angeworben, montirt, armirt ... werden müsse. Welchem noch beygefügt Tit. pl. Herrn Marschall von Sachsen vortreffliche Formation der Regimenter in Legionen nach schweizerischen Fuss eingerichtet. Alles aus berühmter Officieren Schriften, und eignen Sammlungen ... zusammen getragen, in III. Theil verfasst.

      3 Bände. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz, 16 (15 mehrfach gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, 3 gest. Vignetten und einigen gefalt. Tabellen. 12 Bll., 355 S. 8 Bll., 436 S., 1 Bl. 8 Bll., 479 S. Lederbde. d. Zt. Jähns 2601. - Nicht im JBdA. - Eingehende Abhandlung über alle Bereiche des Miltärwesens, selbst über Marschmusik weiß der Verfasser einiges zusagen. Die Kupfer zeigen meist verschiedene Formationen. Johann Heinrich Wirz (1699-1791) war Hauptmann bei den Generalstaaten der Vereinigten Niederlande. - Die Bände jeweils mit gest. Wappenexlibris "Joseph Ulrich Ignati von Sonnenberg, Herr zu Castellen, Fischbach" (Gerster, Die schweizerischen Bibliothekzeichen 2121). - Etwas berieben, Rückenschilder fehlen.

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Selectae orationes. Ad exemplar probatissimorum codicum expressae, cum Christophori Cellarii argumentis, rhetorico artificio, et verborum, rerum ac rituum interpretationibus, atque his octava editione auctoribus. Tertia Editione

      536 pages+ index sider, Ienae apud Iohannem Bielckium, 1699, Bound in a fine contemporary full vellum with some spots on frontboard

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        Lexicon et Commentarius Sermonis Hebraici et Chaldaici. Editio altera Opera atque studio Johannis Henrici Maji. Saxonici atque Brandenburgici

      9 leaves, 1040 columns, 30 leaves index + 44 columns animadversiones breves ac subitariæ sider, Francofurti ad Moenum Typis & impensis Balthasaris Christophori Wuftii, 1699, Bound in a contemporeay full vellum

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        China Korea as Island Japan Philippines Asia 1699 Sanson rare map Cochin Chine

      1699 - Royaume de la Chine (China / Chinese Empire / Korea as an Island/ Asia/ Cathay/ Corea/ Cochinchine) Issued Amsterdam, 1699 by Arnout van Ravestein. Engraved by de Winter. Cartography by Sanson et Fils. Fascinating and rare late 17th century antique engraved map. Of particular note for the labelling and depiction of Korea as an island. Japan can be seen along the right edge, with Luzon Island and the Philippines at bottom. Light toning along left edge, minor age spotting, pleasing patina of time, nice impression, nice looking map, any flaws of time easy to forgive visually. Sheet measures c. 12" x 8 1/2". Printed area measures c. 9 1/2" x 7 1/2". Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4. p. 102-4. Ryhiner Collection (online), 7201-19) a variant of this 1699 edition, this one with new interior details added to the engraved plate). Not found in Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici. Not in Brunet, Tresor de Livres Rares et Precieux. See Phillips, Atlases in Library of Congress, 528.[R13855]

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        Iudaea seu Terra Sancta quae Hebraeorum sive Israelitarum.

      Artist: Jaillot Hubert (d) ; issued in: Paris; date: (d)1699 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 46 x 65; - description: map of the Holy Land

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        Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum & Latino-Graecum

      A&J Churchill, London 1699 - 653, "187" (181) p. Rear hinge cracking towards head, corners bumped, mild scuffing elsewhere. Bookplate on front pastedown and hole in opposite. Ink stain top of title page. Some minor staining. Schrevel was the Dutch physician and scholar who published this Latin-Greek lexicon. The book ran into scores of editions in half-a-dozen languages right into the early nineteenth century. An expansion of 1663 was by Joseph Hill which is why his name also appears on the title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Partie Septentrionale du Comte de Hollande...

      Map of North Holland, with Tessel island. Large cartouche on the left with title, dedication and explanation concerning the scales adopted for this map. The title is printed from a different plate. Titled: 'PARTIE SEPTENTIONALE DU COMTÉ DE / HOLLANDE. / Dressée sur les Memoires les plus Nouveaux. / Par le S.r SANSON, Geographe ordinaire du Roy.' // 'Presenté A MONSEIGNEUR LE DAUPHIN, / Par son tres-humple, tres-Obeissant, et tres fidele Serviteur / Alexis Hubert Iaillot.' On the bottom of the scales: 'A Paris chez H. Iallot joignant kes grands Augustins, aux deux Globes. / Avec Privilege du Roy pour Vingt Ans. / 1699', last number '9'in pen and brown ink. In fact the original plate does not show the last number, which was supposed to be added in a second moment.

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        Ars Chirurgica a Compendium of Theory & Practice of Chirurgery In Seven Books

      J. Dawks, London 1699 - Written in old English. Brown leather with 6 panels, [20], 607, 606-730, ill., 607 is in the book twice in sequence, page order 566,567,568 then a page 56 Cap 14 then to 570. These are binding mistakes. The book is 7" tall by 4 1/2" wide and 1 3/4" deep. Corner and edge wear. Corners bumped. Leather cracked and missing pieces along the spine. Pencil notes inside the book and pages yellowed. Previous owner's name is the title page. The back endpaper and small binding piece has writing and page numbers written on it. Page 441 is uneven. A few small stains but overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Black and white illustrations. Medicine in the 15th to 18th centuries. The first three books only (of seven), with engraved frontispiece portrait by F. H. van Hove. Twelve engraved plates depict over 100 surgical instruments, along with other technical diagrams and apparatus. Laid in Haslemere Museum Notes that show medical advice for the plague and Venice treacie. Self-styled MD who produced a number of books on various subjects and sold cures outside St Bartholomew's Hospital. He amassed a large working library of over 3500 books from which he compiled his books which were sold in 1713 (see Thornton 1966 2nd ed p275). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Systema cosmicum. In quo dialogis IV. de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico et Copernicano, rationibus utrinque propositis indefinite ac solide disseritur. Accessit altera hac editione praeter conciliationem Locorum S. Scripturae cum terrae mobilitate, ejusdem Tractatus de motu, nunc primum ex Italico sermone in Latinum versus. LugduniBatavorum [Leiden], apud Frider. Haaringet Dav. Severinum Bibliopolas 1699, Lashed to: Discursus et demonstrations mathematicae, circa duas novas scientias pertinentes ad Mechanicam et motum localem eximii viri Galilaei Galilaei [ .] Quibus accedit Appendix de centro gravitatis quorundam Solidorum. 2 works in one volume.

      Leiden: Frederik Haaringi David Severinus 1699 - Contemporary whole-leader bound on 4 ligaments; nominal & subject name in the label on the spine; red edge; [12], 494 pp., [26]; [6], 282 pp., [4], lex. 8°, Contains copper-engraving on frontispiece and title from J. Mutder; many vignetts and illustrations in text. Binding slightly scratched, headband on the top partly torn. Number of time stamped and ensured with old owners-comments. Very good condition. Extremely rare. Book Language/s: la

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        Scene with a king and a queen on a throne, surrounded by two other kings and their queens

      Possibly a print study, meant as part of a series. Signed ´L.H. 20 aug. 1699´ in pen and black ink and numbered ´3´ in brown ink, both in lower left corner.

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        Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America

      A Much Expanded Edition, Including Twenty-Two Engraved ScenesCASAS, Bartalome De Las. An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America. Containing The most Exact Relation hitherto pub lish'd, of their unparall'd Cruelties on the Indians, in the destruction of above Forty Millions of People. With the Propositions offer'd to the King of Spain, to prevent the further Ruin of the West Indies. By Don Bartholomew de las Casas, Bishop of Chiapa, who was an Eye- witness of their Cruelties. Illustrated with Cuts. To which is added, The Art of Travelling, Shewing how a man may dispose his Travels to the best advantage. London: J. Darby for D. Brown et al., 1699.Second English edition. Octavo (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches; 188 x 113 mm). [8], 248; 40 pp. With twenty-two scenes on four leaves of plates. The twenty-two small engravings are after De Bry and they depict "The Spaniards Cruelties on the Indians &c.""The art of travelling to advantage" (caption title) begins new pagination on R5r.This edition is translated from a new French Edition, and is a much expanded version from the first English edition. Only two copies of the first English edition have come up at auction in the past 30 years, and both copies were defective.Half calf over marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some rubbing and chipping to boards. A 2-inch closed tear to bottom of page of leaf G2, with no loss of text. Leaves quite foxed as usual. Outer hinges with some splitting, but binding holding firm. Head and tail of the spine with some minor chipping. Over all a very good copy.Although this is the second edition, according to Sotheby's "this translation, for all intents and purposes, is a separate, new work, much improved over the earlier ones. It was issued with a variant title the same year.""Said, in the preface, to be 'translated from a new modern French edition,' no doubt the one of 1697, supra. Mr. Helps closes a fine eulogium in the following language: 'His [Casas] career affords, perhaps, a solitary instance of a man who, being neither a conqueror, a discoverer, nor an inventor, has, by the pure force of benevolence, become so notable a figure that large portions of history cannot be written, or at least cannot be understood, without the narrative of his deeds and efforts being made one of the principal threads upon which the history is strung. ... Take away all he said and did, and preached, and wrote, and preserved (for the early historians of the New World owe the records of many of their most valuable facts to him), and the history of the conquest would lose a considerable portion of its most precious material.'î (Sabin, 11289)."The relations of Las Casas proved a most formidable weapon for any nation on ill terms with the Spaniards...It is to be hoped that the real number inhumanly tortured and slain has been fictitiously doubled many times, otherwise we should be compelled to believe that the torments of purgatory were too moderate for the Spaniards." (Field, 880).Field 881. Sabin 11289.HBS 67897.$5,000

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        Istoria della Conquista Del Messico della popolazione, e de' Progressi Nell' America Settentrionale

      1699 - First Italian edition. 3 portraits, with illustrative engraved vignettes as headpieces to each of the 5 books each with allegorical tailpieces. 4to. Lovely plain English eighteenth century red morocco, bookplate of Viscount Lisburne, a.e.g. [32], 763pp. Florence, Cecchi, Includes portraits of Solis Cortez and a particlarly fine Montezuma, Solis was private secretary to Philip IV and ?Chronicler of the Indies? This classic account was first published in 1684. This the first Italian translation, by Giovani Cecchi, is a handsome book and quite scarce. Sabin, 86486. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England

      London: Richard Chiswell, 1699. Leatherbound. Very good. [8], xxiv, 396 p. 32 cm. Full leather with blank impressing. Rebacked with new edges and corners. Hinges repaired internally. Ink notations on rear pastedown, title page, and last page of dedication. Occasional small ink notations or marks. Edges repaired pp. 171-173 and repaired tear at bottom of p. 169. Tear at bottom of p. 81 not affecting text. Stained bottom corners up to p. xviii and some faint stains to top corners. Some thumbing to pp. 6-11. Remains a neat, clean book overall. Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715) was Bishop of Sarum, also known as Salisbury or New Sarum. He was highly respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. Always closely associated with the Whig party, he was one of the few close friends in whom King William III confided, hence the dedication to the king in this volume.

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        Apotheek van het Koninglyk Genootschap der Geneesheeren te Edinburg.Rotterdam, Reinier Arrenberg, 1774. 8vo. Contemporary red half sheepskin, marbled paper sides.

      - Blake, p. 348; STCN (3 copies); WorldCat (3 other copies). Rare first edition of the Dutch translation of the standard pharmacopoeia of Edinburgh, first published in 1699 as Pharmacopoea Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis. The present translation was based on the sixth edition of 1774. Its"materia medica" starts with the "simples": the non-compounded medicines and ingredients from vegetable, animal and mineral sources. The compound medicines follow, including oils, syrups, wines, waters, powders, ointments, plasters and more. The work closes with an index, an appendix, and a short list with the translations of some Latin words and terms.With a bookplate on paste-down. Only very slightly browned, some occasional small spots and a few marginal water stains near the end of the book. Overall in good condition, and virtually untrimmed. Binding rubbed along the extremities, sides scratched.

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        Tablettes geographiques ou recueil des principales cartes generales ou particulieres pour lusage de toutes sortes de personnes and principalement des voyageurs

      Second edition; quarto (200 x 160 mm); letterpress title-page, printed in red and black, index leaf calling for 22 items, eighteen double-page engraved maps, 2 folding and 2 single-page scientific diagrams or schemas, many of the maps with armorial borders. Interleaved with four Pieter Schenk plans, three siege plans printed in bistre. Some light staining, the paper of the margins a little soft. 19th century half red morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Paris : Alexis Hubert Jaillot, [but, Amsterdam : Pierre Mortier sr.],  

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        COMPENDIO HISTORIAL, DE LOS HERMITAÑOS DE NUESTRO PADRE SAN AGUSTIN DEL PRINCIPADO DE CATALUÑA; DESDE LOS AÑOS DE 394. QUE EMPEÇÓ SAN PAULINO Á PLANTAR MONASTERIOS EN DICHO PRINCIPADO, Y DE LO QUE DESPUES SE HAN PLANTADO: COMO TAMBIEN DE LOS VARONES

      - 1699 Juan Jolis, BCA. Con lámina. Introducción de Dionysio Nogues, Felix Rol, Guillermo Gonyalons, Francisco Sera, Pablo Andres, 16 (h) 366 pg. 7 (h). 20x15 cm. Enc. media piel posterior. /7 hojas maltratadas y con poco margen.) Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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        ALS to the Duke of Medina Sidonia in which he gives news of the movements of various fleets

      Manuscript in ink. Bifolium with address panel. 3pp. Folio. Some pale stains not affecting legibility. Veracruz, 13th November,

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        Voyages faits en divers temps en Espagne, en Portugal, en Allemagne, en France et ailleurs.

      Georges Gallet, Amsterdam 1699 - In-12 ( 165x95 mm ) plein veau havane, dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'une roulette dorée, riches dorures dans les caissons, guirlande en queue, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin rouge, triple filets encadrant les plats, roulette sur les coupes et guirlande sur les chasses, tranches couleur brique.Tampon de bibliothèque en page de garde. 295 pages.1 frontispice gravé, et 12 gravures hors-texte finement gravées.Voyage d'Espagne, principaux édifices de Madrid, des Maisons Royales qui sont dans le voisinage & sur tout de l'Escurial. Du Palais du Roi. Du Buen Retiro, Casadel Campo, Escurial, Panthéon, Arangues, Maximes, moeurs et Coûtumes des Espagnols. Fête des Taureaux. Des Loix qui doivent être observées par Torreadors. De la Poudre de Coloradilla, Chocolat, etc. Esapgne. Corrida

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        Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America Containing The most Exact Relation hitherto pub lish'd, of their unparall'd Cruelties on the Indians, in the destruction of a bove Forty Millions of People. With the Propositions offer'd to the King of Spain, to prevent the further Ruin of the West Indies. By Don Bartholomew de las Casas, Bishop of Chiapa, who was an Eye- witness of their Cruelties. Illustrated with Cuts. To which is added, The Art of Travelling, Shewing how a man may dispose his Travels to the best advantage.

      London J. Darby for D. Brown et al. 1699 - A Much Expanded Edition, Including Twenty-Two Engraved Scenes CASAS, Bartalome De Las. An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America. Containing The most Exact Relation hitherto pub lish'd, of their unparall'd Cruelties on the Indians, in the destruction of above Forty Millions of People. With the Propositions offer'd to the King of Spain, to prevent the further Ruin of the West Indies. By Don Bartholomew de las Casas, Bishop of Chiapa, who was an Eye- witness of their Cruelties. Illustrated with Cuts. To which is added, The Art of Travelling, Shewing how a man may dispose his Travels to the best advantage. London: J. Darby for D. Brown et al., 1699. Second English edition. Octavo (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches; 188 x 113 mm). [8], 248; 40 pp. With twenty-two scenes on four leaves of plates. The twenty-two small engravings are after De Bry and they depict "The Spaniards Cruelties on the Indians &c." "The art of travelling to advantage" (caption title) begins new pagination on R5r. This edition is translated from a new French Edition, and is a much expanded version from the first English edition. Only two copies of the first English edition have come up at auction in the past 30 years, and both copies were defective. Half calf over marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some rubbing and chipping to boards. A 2-inch closed tear to bottom of page of leaf G2, with no loss of text. Leaves quite foxed as usual. Outer hinges with some splitting, but binding holding firm. Head and tail of the spine with some minor chipping. Over all a very good copy. Although this is the second edition, according to Sotheby's "this translation, for all intents and purposes, is a separate, new work, much improved over the earlier ones. It was issued with a variant title the same year." "Said, in the preface, to be 'translated from a new modern French edition,' no doubt the one of 1697, supra. Mr. Helps closes a fine eulogium in the following language: 'His [Casas] career affords, perhaps, a solitary instance of a man who, being neither a conqueror, a discoverer, nor an inventor, has, by the pure force of benevolence, become so notable a figure that large portions of history cannot be written, or at least cannot be understood, without the narrative of his deeds and efforts being made one of the principal threads upon which the history is strung. . Take away all he said and did, and preached, and wrote, and preserved (for the early historians of the New World owe the records of many of their most valuable facts to him), and the history of the conquest would lose a considerable portion of its most precious material.'" (Sabin, 11289). "The relations of Las Casas proved a most formidable weapon for any nation on ill terms with the Spaniards.It is to be hoped that the real number inhumanly tortured and slain has been fictitiously doubled many times, otherwise we should be compelled to believe that the torments of purgatory were too moderate for the Spaniards." (Field, 880). Field 881. Sabin 11289. HBS 67897. $5,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages and Descriptions. Vol II. In Three Parts, viz. 1. A Supplement of the Voyage round the World....2. Two Voyages to Campeachy; ...3. A Discourse of Trade-Winds, Breezes, Storms, Seasons of the Year, Tides and Currents...

      London: James Knapton, 1699 A good copy of the 1st edition in contemporary speckled calf binding with 4 folding maps. William Dampier was a well-known sailor/buccaneer in the late 1600's. He documented his travels carefully and extensively - noting down what he saw, for example natural history, navigational issues, peoples, and trade. His published works were very popular because he wrote well and clearly. This is the second of his works, published 2 years after the first, and stands alone - covering two supplementary accounts of his voyages and a detailed section on trade winds, currents, weather and tides to aid future navigation. This copy is in a contemporary speckled calf binding with raised bands to spine blind-stamped decoration to boards. It has some wear and loss to the top and bottom of the spine and wear to the front spine joint. Internally there is no pastedown to the front and the ties are visible. The fep has some marking. Contents: initial blank; title page; dedication 2pp; Preface 3pp; Contents 1p; folding map; Part 1pp 1-184 finis; fold map; Part II 1-132 finis; half title; 2 folding maps; Part III 1-112 finis; General Index 76pp; errata; books by James Knapton 3pp. The contents are very clean with the occasional light mark. There is an ink mark to the foredge; loss to the bottom corner of p 67 in part 1 - no text affected; and a small repaired edge tear to the side margin of p63 in Part III. There is some mispagination: Pt I - 129-126-127-132; 137-134-135-140; 141-138-139-144. Pt III - 88-98-90. The text is continuous. A nice copy of an important work.

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        Apotheek van het Koninglyk Genootschap der Geneesheeren te Edinburg.Rotterdam, Reinier Arrenberg, 1774. 8vo. Contemporary red half sheepskin, marbled paper sides.

      Blake, p. 348; STCN (3 copies); WorldCat (3 other copies). Rare first edition of the Dutch translation of the standard pharmacopoeia of Edinburgh, first published in 1699 as Pharmacopoea Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis. The present translation was based on the sixth edition of 1774. Its"materia medica" starts with the "simples": the non-compounded medicines and ingredients from vegetable, animal and mineral sources. The compound medicines follow, including oils, syrups, wines, waters, powders, ointments, plasters and more. The work closes with an index, an appendix, and a short list with the translations of some Latin words and terms.With a bookplate on paste-down. Only very slightly browned, some occasional small spots and a few marginal water stains near the end of the book. Overall in good condition, and virtually untrimmed. Binding rubbed along the extremities, sides scratched.

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        Two Works by William Hogg Bound Together: Cato Divinus: Sive Proverbia Solomonis Latino Carmine Reddita; Solomonis Cantici Canticorum Paraphrasis Poetica.

      Fr. Collinii for the author and Thomam Cockarill, 1699. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. Cato Divinus: Sive Proverbia Solomonis Latino Carmine Reddita. Published by Thomam Cockarill Solomonis Cantici Canticorum Paraphrasis Poetica. Published by Fr. Collinii for the author. By William Hog / Hogg 1699 Bound in full speckled calf. (2), i, (7), 92, (8), 24p. Missing half title. ESTC: R13782 and R18828. William Hogg (1682-1702) was a Scottish Latin poet. "Although he appears to have made little impact on literary historians, or compilers of Scottish biography, Hogg is notable as one of the most prolific Latin writers of his age. His output was remarkable, consisting of biblical paraphrase, complimentary poems, and translations of long English works into Latin...Hogg is of particular interest as one of relatively few whig Latin poets (besides Joseph Addison)...he is easily the most productive Latin poet of the 1690s, and deserves further study." - ODNB Condition: Good only. Joints starting. Bumped with loss. Front free endpaper missing, as well as half title. Offsetting to endpapers. Occasional mark. Intermittent spots. Closed tear measuring approx 2cm to page A4.

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        SHINKYU BASSUI TAISEI: COLLECTION OF MEDICIAL WRITINGS ON ACUPUNCTURE AND MOXABU

      - [Osaka 1699, Okuda]. Brown stitched wrs., 7 vol. set, 17.5 x 26.5 cm., very good, woodblock printed on hand-made mulberry paper, a few faint stains, 61 illustrations,some old worming mostly in margins, minor loss of text,else clean,solid.RARE! *** *** *** . . . GODRON E. MESTLER'S PERSONAL COLLECTION COPY . . . WITH HIS PENNED NOTES LOOSELY LAID IN . . *** This is Mestler's personal collection copy. The hand written notes by Mestler were used as the basis for entries in his historic bibliography: A GALAXY OF OLD JAPANESE MEDICAL BOOKS WITH MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON EARLY MEDICINE IN JAPAN. . *** MESTLER'S HAND-WRITTEN NOTES: These are excellent examples of Japanese medicine, medical practice, medicines, instruments, organs and related. They were transcribed [mostly verbatim] into the his text for the historic GALAXY. . This is a famous early work on moxabustion and acupuncture by the celebrated Japanese physician, Okamoto Ippo. . *** This work was based on a lost Chinese treatise probably meaning the Rei-su or Ling-shu [Ling-Ch'u] [See Mestler's GALAXY pp.292, 303,321, 472, 476, 188-189] traditionally ascribed to the famous Chinese physician-Emperor Hwang-Ti.[See Mestler also for several other Reisu entries]. . *** WHO WAS OKAMOTO IPPO ITTOKUSAI [active 1685-1733]: Okamoto also known by his "Go" [studio name Ichiku] was a celebrated author of several medical works of the period. , He wrote popular explanations to contemporary and difficult medical subjects, giving common people access to a basic understanding of Chinese & western medicine. . *** FORMAT Printed on double folded leaves: pagination: 28+18+18+27+ 23+11+13. Each volume has a table of contents. Written in Kambun [Chinese characters or Hanzi] with Furigana to make reading by Japanese easier. There are occasional small red characters brushed in indicating ????assages of special importance. This was a common practice and feature texts in both Japan and China. . * This like many other early Japanese medical treatises were greatly influenced by or were copied ancient Chinese texts. The illustrations are true to the original Chinese text from which this was translated and printed in Japan. . *** THE ILLUSTRATIONS: Volume 1: Begins with illustrations of the various medical instruments & needles used in acupuncture. It illustrates the various parts of the anatomy indicating "points"[I in Chinese] where needle are inserted. It starts with hands and forearm, discussion & illustrations of the liver, large intestine, stomach, heart, spleen, small intestine, kidneys and nervous system. The exact methods of inserting acupuncture needles, how to hold, twist, tap and pound in. . * Volume 2: Illustrates a chart of illness and associated acupuncture "points" for needle insertions, treatment of male & female maladies, how to treat various illness by inserting needles in dorsal side, along the spinal column. The tying of the thumbs together for acupressure, with five illustrations of the proximal, ventral and dorsal views. All major "points" are carefully named & located. . Volume 3: Focuses on the "points" located around the head, ear, face, nose, eyes, cheeks, forehead and throat areas. . Volume 4: Attends to the upper shoulders, spinal column, sides of the body, hips and frontal view of the central meridians. . Volume 5: Concentrates on the limbs: arm and hand, thigh, foot and toes. . Volumes 1-5 are illustrated. Volume 6 & 7 focus on a catalogue of illness and treatment by both burning Moxa and acupuncture needles. . *** COLLATION OF DOUBLE-FOLDED LEAVES:: Vol.1. 28 Vol.2. 29 Vol.3. 18 Vol.4. 27 Vol.5 23 Vol.6. 13 Vol.7. 11 . *** SUBJECT: ACUPUNCTURE & MOXIBUSTION: This work contains impressive details per Mestler: ".on some 22 sections covering aspects of moxa [artemisia vulgaris latifolia] and acupuncture: theory, relationship to the pulse; stomach; other internal organs; treatment; 'philosophy' of acupuncture; cautions in the use of acupuncture and moxabustion; preparation and use

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        Castella & praetoria nobilium Brabantiae, coenobiaque celebriora, ad vivum delineata, inquatuor partes divisa: complectens agrum Lovaniensem, Bruxellensem, Antverpiensem, et Sylvae-Ducensem.

      Leiden, Peter van der Aa, 1699. - Folio (285 x 430 mm). Engraved half-title, (8) pp., letterpress title with engraved vignette, letterpress half-title, engraved dedication, 15, (1), 17-71, (1), 73-129, (1), 142 ff., (8) pp. With 5 double-page engraved maps, 185 half-page engraved views in the text, and 22 plates (full-page, double-page, and folding, and foliated as 1 or 2 leaves), as well as an engraved headpiece and armorial tailpiece. (Bound with): L'érection de toutes les terres, seigneuries, & familles titrées du Brabant. Ibid., 1699. (8), 108 pp. With engraved vignette on title page, double-page map of Brabant (same as in first work), engraved dedication, and 7 engraved views in the text. Contemporary full vellum with remains of ties. Fourth, expanded edition of this monumental suite of views showing the chateaux, abbeys, and cities of the Belgian province of Brabant, all finely engraved by G. Bouttats, H. Cause, J. Harrewijn, J. Meyssens, L. Vorsterman, R. Whitehand, and others, after F. Bauduin, W. Hollar, J. van Croes and J. van Werden. Includes a general map of Brabant (from Janssonius/Waesbergen) and four detail maps of the various parts (Louvain, Bruxelles, Antwerp, and Bois-le-Duc). Descriptive text in Latin, French, and Dutch. Among the large-scale plates are a plan of Antwerp and a view of the cathedral, St. Michael's Monastery, Eelwijt Castle, etc. Includes, as common, the author's separately published "Érection du Brabant", extracts from the letters patent granting the establishment of the various nobles' seigneuries. - Some slight waterstaining and brownstaining to margins. Dedication and map of the Louvain area loose with some edge flaws; large tears to the folding views of the Groenendael Priory and of Tongerlo Abbey. Binding rubbed and stained. Most views clean and crisp, in good, well-defined impressions. In all a good copy of this much-sought collection of views. Brunet III, 1002. Bibl. Belgica III, 852/854 (L 108).

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        La rhetorique ou l'art de parler par le R. P. Bernard Lamy, pretre de l'Oratoire. (unito a:) Grammaire generale et raisonnee contenant le fondemens de l'art de parler

      Amsterdam: Paul Marret, 1699; Amsterdam: Estienne Roger, 1703. - In-16 (15,5 cm) 2 voll. (1) c. (antiporta) (22) 382; (1) c. (antiporta) 163 (17). Piena pergamena. Belle antiporte ad ogni volume incise rispettivamente da Klopper e da Sluister. Ai frontespizi rispettivamente ritratto con stemma familiare e vignetta. Bernard Lamy (1640-1715) è un matematico, filosofo e fisico francese, divenne professore di grammatica, retorica e filosofia al collegio di Saumur, poi a Angers. Macchia scura ai margine bianco della prima antiporta 18mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Vollständigen Hauß- und Land-Bibliothec

      Quitini Heyl Verlag, Regensburg,Statt am Hof 1699 - 4 Teile in einem Band;Teil 1:ersten Seiten fehlen und beginnt mit Seite 11,450 Seiten,37 Kupfertafeln(3 mit Beschädigungen);Teil 2:238/54 Seiten,keine Kupferstiche,Seiten mit Textverlust 185/6,187/8,189/90,191/2,193,4 es fehlt die Seite 219/220;Teil 3:108 Seiten,10 Kupferstiche;Teil 4:24/98 Seiten,keine Kupferstiche;Anhang und Register;Einband stark beschädigt(Holzdeckel noch vorhanden)33x20;(t26) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera. Recensuit J. N. Lallemand. Vierzehn Bände (so vollständig). Mit einem gestochenen Porträt Ciceros von Cathelin nach Rubens [Text Lateinisch].

      Auteurs Latines, (etwas beschabt und berieben, Kapitale mit kl. Fehlstellen, Gelenke teils etwas angeplatzt, wenig störend, innen nur wenig gebräunt, im Ganzen schöne Exemplare) Dekorative Ausgabe aus dem Besitz des Marquis de Vichy, mit seinem kolorierten Wappen-Exlibris im ersten Band. "Gaspard Nicolas de Vichy, comte de Champrond, IIIe du nom, seigneur de l'Etang, Villeret, etc., baptisé le 29 août 1699 à Ligny-en-Brionnais, en Saône-et-Loire et mort le 16 juin 1781 au château de Champrond, est un militaire et aristocrate français du XVIIIe siècle." (Wikipedia).Schweiger: "Wahrscheinlich folgte Lallemand dem von Olivet gegebenen Texte. Zu einigen Schriften benutzte er auch Handschriften und verbesserte danach den Text. Zu Ende eines jeden Bandes stehen Noten, welche die aufgenommenen Lesarten rechtfertigen sollen." Elegant bindings of good quality in full calf. - Schweiger II, 108 Brunet II, 12. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        Delineatio Vrbis Acportvs mcentum a Cinthio Floro

      Roma 1699 - Rara pianta della città incisa da Girolamo Frezza e datata 1699. Incisione in rame, lievemente rifilata in basso, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 550 335mm

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        Relation du voyage de M. Evert Isbrand, envoyé de Sa Majesté Czarienne a l'empereur de la Chine, en 1692, 93, & 94. Par le sieur Adam Brand. Avec une lettre de monsieur ***, sur l'etat présent de la Moscovie.

      Amsterdam Chez Jean-Louis de Lorme 1699 - First French edition. 12mo, [4], 249, [1] pp, engraved frontispiece, double-page engraving of the Pagoda at Siam, large folding map, contemporary calf, morocco label, spine richly gilt, carmine edges; old ownership inscription to title, corners just bumped, small stains to covers else a fine, fresh copy. "Brand was the secretary to Evert Ysbrandszoon Ides' embassy from the Russian Czar to Peking of 1693-95. His [book] is valuable not only for its description of the route and the Siberian tribes he encountered along the way, but especially for his vivid account of the embassy's experiences in China, his description of the Great Wall and Chinese frontier settlements, and his report of the embassy's reception in Peking. Brand includes a brief general description of China, which appears to have been taken from standard published works. His eyewitness reports of the temples he visited, the dust on Peking streets, the negotiations with Chinese officials, the official banquets he attended, and so forth, are his most important contributions to Europe's knowledge of Asia." (Lach). Originally published in German the previous year, shortly followed by an English translation. Cordier Sinica 2469. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Christian"s Pattern: or, a Treatise of the Imitation of Jesus Christ. In Four Books. Written originally in Latin by Thomas a Kempis. Now render"d into English. To which are added Meditations and Prayers for Sick Persons [Second Edition]

      Printed by W Onley for M. Gillyflower in Westminster-Hall; R. Sare at Gray"s Inn-gate, T. Bennet in St. Paul"s Church-yard; F. Saunders in the New Exchange; and M. Wotton at the Three Daggers in Fleet-Street. 1699 - B004ALCOT0 1699 second Stanhope edition, 'Printed by W[illiam] Onley for M. Gillyflower, R. Sare, T. Bennet, F. Saunders and M. Wotton' (London), 3 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches tall full red leather bound, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece portrait of Stanhope and full-page engraving printed by Thomas Kelly preceding each of the four books, [12], 271, [1], ii, 38 pp., complete. Title page is moderately soiled, and has a one-inch closed tear from the left side of the page to the gutter. Quarter-inch closed tear to edge of following leaf (dedication). Otherwise, apart from a few pages with light marginal staining or foxing, a very good copy of the scarce second edition of this George Stanhope edition, which was reprinted over the ensuing years more than twenty times. In fact, Stanhope's was likely the most popular English edition of the Imitation of Christ throughout the eighteenth century and into the nineteenth, and the first and second editions of this translation are rare. The second edition employs engravings different than all other Stanhope editions, and is the smallest of them in size. References: Wing (2nd ed.), T946B; ESTC No. R220858. The English Short Title Catalog records only nine copies at institutions worldwide, with only three of those in North America (Harvard, Princeton and UCLA), and American Book Prices Current shows no copies coming up for auction in the past 30+ years. ~KM2~ George Stanhope (1660-1728) was a clergyman of the Church of England, rising to be Dean of Canterbury and a Royal Chaplain, and a leading figure in church politics of the early 18th century. Despite the popularity of this translation of the Imitation, as well as prior translations or adaptations of Epictetus, Charron's 'Books on Wisdom' and and Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, Stanhope's style has been criticized as overly paraphrastic, using 'flowing sentences that pleased the reader in Queen Anne's reign.' The Imitation of Christ was written by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa 1380-1471), as four separate books completed between 1420 and 1427, at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands. He wrote these works for the instruction of novices of his Augustinian monastic order, followers of Geert Groote's Brethren of the Common Life. But the writings quickly became popular among all the literate faithful. There is probably no other book apart from the Bible which has been printed in so many editions and translations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Caledonia, or the Scots Colony in Darien in the West Indies. With an account of the manners of the inhabitants, and riches of the Countrey [bound after] Bonutius, Judas; Varrerii, Gaspar. Historia Antiqua hoc est [bound with] Varrerii, Gaspar. Censura in quendam auctorem, qui sub falsa inscriptione Berosi Chaldaei circumfertur

      1699 - Important overview of the Darien Colony, in a sammelband from the Macclesfield Library. 1699, 1599, 1598-9. London & Heidelberg. John Nutt, near Stationers-Hall, and Commelinus. 8vo (161 x 92 mm). Darien: 54 pp., 1 [blank]; Historia: 2 [blank], 1 ff., 118; third work: 4 ff., 46. Eighteenth century half calf over marbled boards, characteristic binding of the Macclesfield books at the North Library, head of spine worn. A fine copy of this sammelband, the “Historia” cropped affecting outer border of title page, else very good, especially the tract on Darien. 4,000 $ First edition of the History of Caledonia, from the Macclesfield Library, accompanied by two other works on ancient history; the book on Caledonia is an overview of the company “This interesting narrative contains an account of the Erecting of the Company of Scotland trading to Africa and the Indies, of the opposition against it, its progress and arrival of the expedition at thePort of New St. Andrew in Panama It was opposed by William III., and failed, owing to the opposition of the Spaniards and the unhealthy climate.” (Maggs, 1923, item 1992). “The first attempt to turn the Isthmus of Darien which connects Central and South America into a trade route forms an interesting chapter in Scottish history. In 1695 an act was passed by the Scottish parliament giving extensive powers to a company trading to Africa and the Indies; this company, under the advice of one of the most remarkable economists of the period, William Paterson, determined to establish a colony on the Isthmus of Darien, "whereby Britain would be secured the key to the universe, enabling their possessors to give laws to both oceans and to become the arbiters of a commercial world". This book, dated from the second year of the colony's struggles, presents these arguments and appeals to the English for help. But the venture ended in failure and defeat by the Spanish. The most interesting part is the description of the country which the settlers called New Caledonia ” (William Salloch, 1965, 558, for an incomplete copy). Provenance: Macclesfield Library, armorial engraved bookplate on front pastedown. Sabin 18556. Adams, V, 279. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ESSAY UPON THE NATURE AND QUALITIES OF TEA.

      London, printed by and for R. Roberts, 1699.. Wherein are shown, I. The soil and climate where it grows. II. The various kinds of it. III. The rules for chusing what is best. IV. The means of preserving it. V. The several virtues for which it is fam'd. By J. Ovington, M.A. chaplain to His Majesty. FIRST EDITION 1699, pamphlet, stab holes in inner margins, folding engraved frontispiece laid down and tipped in, the bottom 1 inch is in facsimile (see image attached to this listing). Small slim 8vo, approximately 155 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, pages: [6], 1-39, [1], plain leather spine, marbled boards, (the front original endpaper still present with old ink inscription "To the Reverend Dr John Hall"? ), new endpapers before the original and at the end. Frontispiece dusty with slight damage to inner margin, closed tear to one lower inner margin neatly repaired, just touching catchword but no loss, tiny closed tear to lower margin of one page neatly repaired, not affecting text, otherwise a very good copy. See: ESTC R17897; Sotheby's, The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Part One, lot 75, "Apparently THE FIRST ENGLISH WORK SOLELY ON TEA"; British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800 by Blanche Henrey, page 210. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Actes et memoires des negociations de la paix de Ryswick. 4 delen, , 216, , Moetjens, 1699.

      12°, gebonden in 4 geheel leren banden, 527+575+480+367 pag. In deel 3 een uitslaande tabel en in deel 2 twee gravures van het huis te Rijswijk en 6 tabellen.

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        The Christian Quaker and his Divine Testimony Stated & Vindicated, from Scripture, Reason and Authority. Third edition, 1699, complete with Postscript.

      London: T. Sowle, 1699 - Third edition, foolscap 8vo (6½” x 4”), pp. (14), 1-254, (1) Postscript, (1) blank, (6) catalogue of T. Sowle, 1699. Old mitered calf with double fillet mitered frames and floral corner ornaments on both sides. Re-backed in period style in calf with back in six compartments, red & black leather gilt lettering pieces in the second & third. Five raised bands. All edges red. Very good clean copy with age toning and occasional min-or stains. Wing P 1267. Smith II 291. Sabin 59689. The first edition, 1673, mentioned on the title page of this third edition, is un-located. The second edition, published in 1674 is quite rare. H7512 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scene with a king and a queen on a throne, surrounded by two other kings and their queens.

      Possibly a print study, meant as part of a series. Signed ´L.H. 20 aug. 1699´ in pen and black ink and numbered ´3´ in brown ink, both in lower left corner.Pen and black ink and grey wash on late 17th century paper, 173 x 228 mm. Watermark hardly discernible. Some very slight foxing and minor wear, otherwise in excellent condition.

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