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        Diccionario de Lengua Mandarina. Cuyo primer author fue el R.P. fr. Francisco Diaz Religioso Dominico anadido despues por los RR.PP. desta Mission de Sancto Domingo

      Fujian Province, 1699. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Manuscript in Spanish and Chinese characters, on a mixture of European and Chinese paper. 199 numbered ff of dictionary entries. Black ink, Chinese characters written with a brush, Spanish with a stylus. Dictionary section with red block-printed columns and borders, ca. 20 entries to a page. 4to., [21.5 x 15 cm], bound in ornate Russia brown calf by Du Planil with gilt and blind-embossed trim on covers and spine, ca. 1800. Exceedingly rare, unpublished, and unique manuscript Chinese dictionary prepared by the Spanish Dominican missionary Antonio Diaz in the field, whether in Fujian province in China or Manila; the earliest acquirable dictionary of Chinese written by a European, and a fascinating and understudied document for the European understanding of one of the world's major languages as well as a vital, active instrument of Missionary Culture.The present MS incorporates and thus forms one of the earliest surviving witnesses of Francisco Diaz's celebrated dictionary, composed ca. 1640, but in addition contains numerous technical innovations of its own, of great interest for the European history of Chinese lexicography. As mastery of Chinese, a difficult language for westerners, was the essential pre-requisite for evangelization and the attempt to acculturate the Chinese to Western customs and beliefs, it would be difficult to imagine any printed book or manuscript more intimately linked with the grand project of the Western Missions, the Christianization of China. The turn of the 18th century saw tensions reach a high point between the Qing Emperor Kangxi and Christian missionaries of all denominations, over what became known as the 'Chinese Rites' controversy. Dominicans like the present Father Diaz eventually succeeded in pressuring the Holy See into prohibiting all remnants of Confucianism from the Chinese Christian ceremonies; incensed, the Emperor responded by exiling all missionaries from his lands, at which time the present dictionary probably also returned to Europe.

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        Histoire des Avanturiers Flibustiers qui se sont signalez dans les Indes contenant ce qu´ils on fait de plus remarquable depuis vignt années

      Very rare French edition, finely printed, of what´s arguably the most influential account of pirates of the Caribbean. 1699. Paris. Jacques Lefebvre. Two volumes in 12mo (158 mm x 90 mm). Frontispiece + 8 ff. + 483 [484] + 1 ff.; 2 ff. + 537 + 5 ff. + 7 folding maps and views. Elegant 20th century calf in period-style, boards with single gilt fillet, raised bands and labels to spine, lettered in gilt, hinges starting, some rubbing, generally fine. Very good, edges gilt, paper mildly browned, but still a most desirable copy. Third French edition ?the first appeared in 1686. The translation was prepared by Frontigniéres, adding and revising it apparently against Exquemeling´s own manuscript; the first edition in all was published in Dutch in 1678 under the title De Americaensche Zee-Roovers. The success was immediate, translations followed and editions continued until the 18th century. Exquemeling (1645 ? 1707) was a French Huguenot, in 1666 made sale towards the Antilles, his ship was allegedly attacked by pirates and after reaching Tortuga he was apparently sold to a local who subsequently sold to a surgeon of some sort, he would teach him his office and eventually grant him his freedom against payment. At an uncertain date, Exquemelin became a privateer; as a pirate, he participated in the raid of Maracaibo in 1669 and that of Panama in 1670 under Morgan. His experiences and observations were concentrated in his memoires. The detail with which Exquemeling describes the lootings, plundering, life and adventures of these seamen is, and was unequaled for a long time. The illustration includes seven folding maps and views; representing maps of Cartagena & Maracaibo and a view of Veracruz and an allegorical frontispiece to first volume.

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        Les Vrays Pourtraits ou Images des Comtes et Comtesses de Hollande; TrouvEs anciennement dans le Cloitre des Carmes à Haarlem. Avec le Vray Pourtrait du Noble & fameux Seigneur Gerard de Velsen; avec le Tombeau du Comte Floris 5me

      [Leyden?], nd [ca. 1699]. Folio (16-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches). 35 engraved plates (one double page), some titled in contemporary hand. Uncut, in contemporary marbled wrappers, binding split and perished, two leaves with minor marginal repair, plates clean. Brunet V 547 , Lipperheide 939, Graesse VI, 502 (all for Leyden, 1699 edition); for this edition: Guigard IV, 3067 (citing the copy in "Catalogue des livres rare et curieux de Francisque Michel") . French issue of the atlas volume of HOLLANDSCHE JAAR-BOEKEN OF RIJM-KRONIJK, the third edition (Leyden, 1699), and first illustrated, of Melis Stoke's (ca. 1235-1305) medieval chronicle. With 35 engravings after paintings in the Carmelite Monastery at Haarlem of medieval Dutch royalty, with the final plate a smiling Death. The Leyden 1699 edition is relatively common, while this issue with French title page and no imprint, is scarce. We locate only one institutional copy worldwide, at the New York Public, which, like the present copy, omits Stoke's text and contains only the 35 plates. The French title suggests that the plates were issued alone

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        Erneuert- und Vermehrtes Wappen-Buch, In welchem Aller hoher Potentaten, der Römischen Käysere, Könige, des Heil. Römischen Reichs Chur-Fürsten, Fürsten, Gefürsteten Grafen, Grafen und Herren, Baronen, Rittern, samt anderer Stände, Republiquen und Städte, Adelicher und Unadelicher Geschlechter, etc. Wappen, Schilde, Helmen, Kleinodien, Nebenst Dero Nahmen und Herrschafften, in schönen Kupffern vorgebildet, Und vormalens in Fünff, Anjetzund aber, zu dessen sonderbarer Verbesserung, In Sechs Theilen, Benebenst einem Anhang, Darinnen auch der ... Ausländischen Königreiche und Souvrainen Wappen und Kleinodien enthalten; Allen Curiösen Liebhabern der Edlen Wappen-Kunst zum Besten, auf das Neue verfertiget, und zum Druck befördert Von Rudolph Johann Helmers

      Nürnberg, Helmer 1699. 33 cm. 6 Teile, Zusatz zu Teil 5, Anhang zu Teil 6, Register. In 1 Band. Mit 622 Kupfertafeln und 1 Textkupfer, Titel rot und schwearz. Neuer Pergament-Band - Lipperheide 1965 Rc 10 (Ausg. 1605) - VD17 3:005348G - Die erste Folio-Ausgabe. Enthält: I. Haupttitel, Vorrede, Erklärung des Kupfertitels, Widmung, Zwischentitel. 6 Bl., 115 Tafeln mit 227 Kupfern (1-226 + 169*) - II. Zwischentitel, 84 Tafeln mit 166 Kupfern (1-164, 38*, 85*) - III. Zwischentitel, 101 Tafeln mit 201 Kupfern (1-200 + 130*) - IV. Zwischentitel, 101 Tafeln mit 201 Kupfern (1-200 + 116*) - V. Zwischentitel, 161 Tafeln mit 318 Kupfern (1-312, 6*, 23*, 24*, 60*, 73*, 90*) - Zusatz zu Teil 5: Zwischentitel, 30 Tafeln mit 57 Kupfern (1-56 + 8*), 2 w. Bl., Register über den Zusatz zu Teil 5. 2 Blatt - VI. Titel, 2 Blatt Vorrede und Farbenerklärung (mit Textkupfer), 25 Tafeln mit 25 Kupfern. - Anhang zu Teil 6: Zwischentitel, 5 Tafeln mit 5 Kupfern. - Register zu Teil 1-5: 27 Blatt - Buchblock aufwendig restauriert und neu eingehängt, ohne den Kupfertitel, Blattränder mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, Teil 1 Blattränder unterlegt mit geringfügigem Textverlust in der Vorrede, ebenso im Anhang zu Teil 6 und im Register -

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Ad Opera Ad optimorum Exemplarium fidem recensita. Accesserunt Variae Lectiones, quae in Libris MSS. & Eruditorum Commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1699. Engraved frontispiece, engraved head and tail pieces. 4to, pp.(8):479, contemporary full calf gilt armorial cartouche and quad rules to front and back. Gilt hatching to foredge-head and foreedge-foot corners. Armorial bookplate of Sir john P Boileau Bart. Ownership inscr of W H Peach Eton College 1826. An exceptionally fine copy, both the binding and the text block unusually well preserved..

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        LE NOUVEAU JARDINIER FRANCOIS, Qui enseigne a cultiver les Arbres, & les Herbes Potageres, Ensemble La maniere de faire toutes de Confitures, Conserves & Massepans. Dedie aux Dames. Augmente d'une nouvelle instruction pour la taille des Arbres, & pour cueillir & conserver les fruits. Avec un Catalogue des plus excellentes especes des poires qui se succedent les unes aux autres, depuis le mois de Juin jusques aux nouvelles

      Bordeaux:: Chez Simon Boe,, 1699.. First Edition, thus. small 8vo, pp. 264. Bound in contemporary full calf, spine gilt. Contemporary name on the title-page. Closed tear to one leaf (with very minimal loss). A very nice clean copy. Rare, this edition not in OCLC; which lists just a Paris 1741 edition with this title; Querard 3, col. 345; See Henrey, volume 1, p. 186; see Bitting p. 48 (who lists a 1684 edition and indicates that the first edition was issued in 1650, but that it has never been seen). This book, under the title: "Le Jardinier Francois" was written by Bonnefons and published in Paris in 1651. It was popular enough that a 4th edition was issued in 1654. It was translated by John Evelyn in 1658, being his first published work on horticulture. Evelyn notes that this book was "the first and best of that kind that introduced the use of the olitorie (ie kitchen) garden to any purpose"[Henrey Vol. 1, p. 186]. Bitting: "The work is divided into three parts: the first treats of the soil; the second treats fruits and vegetables; the third is about the manner of conserving fruits in their natural state, dry, with salt and vinegar, sweet wine, cider, and honey, liquid with sugar, dry and pastes, conserves of flowers and massepains." Nicolas De Bonnefons was valet de chambre du Roi.

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        Fables of Aesop

      London: for R. Sare, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & J. Churchil, G. Sawbridge, and H. Hindmarsh,, 1699. And other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections. The Third Edition, Corrected and Amended. Tall quarto (310 × 194 mm). Twentieth-century sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco title label, sides panelled in blind with floral rolls and cornerpieces, board edges gilt-rolled, red edges. Engraved frontispiece portrait of L'Estrange, extra-illustrated with 136 engraved plates by Francis Barlow, some signed by the engraver Tho. Dudley, laid down. Some faint tanning or spots to leaves, and occasional pencil annotations, but overall an excellent copy. Third edition, extra-illustrated copy, with a complete suite of Francis Barlow's etchings engraved by Thomas Dudley bound in to face the relevant fables. Though the Barlow plates were first published in 1666, they were first published alongside L'Estrange's text in the first French language edition (Amsterdam: Estienne Roger, 1714). The plates here are taken from that edition; presumably the English owner had seen the edition, liked what he saw, and had the plates from it bound in to improve his own copy.

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        Fables and Storyes Moralized. Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop, and other eminent Mythologists. [Third Edition, corrected]

      Printed for R. Sare at Grayes-Inn-gate in Holborn, 1699. Sm. folio, Third Edition, text moderately browned; late eighteenth century full tree calf, sides with double frame border stopped at corners with rosettes all in gilt, backstrip elaborately tooled with decorative gilt fillet , leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, red edges, marbled endpapers, a very good, bright, firm copy. With 2pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end, and the large nineteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Frederick W. Disney on front paste-down. Contains 260 fables with morals, and full alphabetical index. Extremely scarce. . Catalogs: literature.

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        A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL VOYAGES: CONTAINING I. CAPT. COWLEY'S VOYAGE ROUND THE GLOBE. II. CAPTAIN SHARP'S JOURNEY OVER THE ISTHMUS OF DARIEN, AND EXPEDITION INTO THE SOUTH SEAS, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF. III. CAPT. WOOD'S VOYAGE THRO' THE STREIGHTS OF MAGELLAN. IV. MR. ROBERTS'S ADVENTURES AMONG THE CORSAIRS OF THE LEVANT; HIS ACCOUNT OF THEIR WAY OF LIVING; DESCRIPTION OFF THE ARCHIPELAGO ISLANDS, TAKING OF SCIO, &c

      London: Printed for James Knapton, 1699.. [16],45,[1],1-16,33-100 (as usual),53,[3]pp. plus five folding charts and plans, and a small plate of coastal profiles. Modern tooled calf, gilt morocco label. Bookplate on front pastedown. Titlepage nearly detached. Ex- Mercantile Library of Philadelphia, with their very faint ink stamp on the titlepage and a few internal pages. World map with neat partial splits along two fold lines. Old light stains, trimmed a bit close at the top edge, touching a few page numbers. Still a very good copy. Although it is doubtful that Hacke was ever the buccaneer he claimed to be, as a chart maker in Wapping he certainly must have known many of the British pirates. Indeed, it was from Sharpe that he was supplied with the captured Spanish Waggoner atlas from which he made several manuscript copies for presentation to those who could influence the fate of Sharpe, the returned pirate. Of the four narratives contained in this work, two are piratical accounts. The first, Sharpe's own account, here printed for the first time, describes his freebooting cruise in the Pacific, including the attempted sack of New Panama in 1680. There are five other accounts of this cruise (i.e. Wafer, Ringrose, Dick, Dampier, and Cox). The second piratical memoir contained in the above is that of Roberts' account of his adventures with the Greek pirates, his subsequent escape, and his final participation with the Venetian fleet at the battle of Scio. The first of Hacke's two other subjects, Wood, made his visit to the Straits of Magellan in 1670. The second, Cowley, sailed from Virginia with Capt. Cooke and later joined Eaton's ship on an independent circumnavigation. At that time they sailed further south than any predecessor, and visited and named various of the Galapagos Islands. They also visited South Africa and there is a description of Cape Town. The maps are by Herman Moll, and the world map shows California as an island. The three unnumbered pages at the end are ads for other books printed by Knapton, including works by Dampier and Wafer, works on commerce and trade, and Latin classics. One of the classics of British buccaneering literature. HILL 741. SABIN 29473. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 699/96. NMM 4:239. WING H168.

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        Istoria della conquista del Messico... -

      Firenze, Cecchi, 1699.In-4. Solida legatura coeva in pelle, dorso con nervi e fregi oro; lievi abrasioni, capitelli ed angoli un po? usati. 3 ritratti f.t. (Solis, Cortez e Montezuma), e 20 graziose vignette inc. in rame nello stile di Stefano della Bella, con scene della conquista. (32), 763 pp. Prima edizione italiana (ediz. originale: Madrid 1684). Nel 1665, il drammaturgo spagnolo Solis venne nominato dalla regina di Spagna ?storiografo delle Indie?, il che gli permise di avere accesso alle migliori fonti per scrivere questa fondamentale storia della conquista del Messico. «Coscienzioso narratore dei fatti storici, (Solis) vaglia accuratamente le fonti ed è artista nel ritrarre caratteri, scene, costumi e civiltà indigena» (Treccani XXXII, 78). Gamba 2092. Sabin 86485. First Italian Edition of this classic history of the conquest of Mexico by Spanish forces under Hernando Cortés in 1520. With 3 portraits, and 20 attractive engr. head and tailpieces. Contemp. calf, slighlty rubbed, head and foot of spine and corners a little worn.

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        Observationes circa viventia, quaei in rebus non viventibus reperiuntur. Cum Micrographia Curiosa Sive Rerum minutissimarum Observationibus, quae ope Microscopij recognite ad vivum exprimuntur. His accesserunt aliquot Animalium...

      Romae, Francisci Antonij Galleri, & Iosephi S. Germani..., 1699. 1699 2 parti autonomamente numerate e con autonomo frontespizio in un vol. in-4° (230x165mm), pp. XX, 307; 308-342 [la seconda parte prosegue con paginazione continua e la p. 308 è costituita dal suo frontespizio inciso su rame, con titolo entro cornice di tritoni e di divinità equoree; tale foglio del titolo è firmato da "P. B." ed è antedatato 1683], (1) di avvertenza tipografica ["Errata benignus lector typographo condonabit"], 1-106 [la seconda parte prosegue poi con autonoma paginazione nella "Micrographia Curiosa"]. Legatura coeva p. pelle marrone marmorizzata con titolo, decori floreali e motivi geometrici romboidali impressi in oro su dorso a nervi. Tagli a spruzzo. Antiporta incisa da Hubert Vincent da invenzione di Giovan Battista Leonardi. 68 tavole calcografiche f.t., molte delle quali ripiegate. Antica firma di possesso. Normali arrossature interne, alcuni rinfreschi alla legatura. Ottimo e fresco esemplare nel complesso. Seconda edizione (ristampa dell'edizione originale del 1691) di questo importante trattato di fine '600 sull'impiego del microscopio nello studio della biologia animale, con particolare riferimento all'entomologia, all'elmintologia e alla conchiliologia. Il Bonanni, o Buonanni (Roma, 1638-ivi, 1725), della Compagnia di Gesù, fu uomo di svariatissimi interessi, erudito, numismatico, archeologo, critico d'arte, naturalista. Soprintendente dal 1698 del Museo Kircheriano, nella sua vasta ed eclettica bibliografia lasciò studi sulle chiocciole, sui fiori e le piante, sugli strumenti musicali, nonché un esteso catalogo del Museo Kircheriano. De Backer-Sommervogel, II, p. 378, n. 6. Nissen, ZBI, 752. Garrison-Morton, 264: "Illustrates several early microscopes, including the famous microscopes of the Bolognese Joseph Campani?.

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        Venise

      Magnifica veduta a volo d?uccello della città basata sul medesimo lavoro di Vincenzo Maria Coronelli datato circa al 1693, del quale risulta una riduzione. La pianta fu realizzata per essere inserita nel raro libro di viaggio Voyages De Mr. Du Mont En France, En Italie, En Allemagne, à Malte, Et En Turchie. Molto decorativa la cornice ornamentale, anche questa ripresa dal Coronelli. Incisione in rame, consuete pieghe di carta perfettamente restaurate, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Rara. Bibliografia: Moretto, Piante e vedute prospettiche della città di Venezia dal 1479 al 1797, 118. Dimensioni 470x310. Schedel's monumental Liber Cronicarum was ?one of the most extraordinary works ever produced? The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the well-known teacher of Albrecht Dürer, and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Wohlgemut was Albrecht Dürer's tutor between 1486-90 and recent scholarship has shown, Albrecht Dürer may also have collaborated, since some of the cuts bear a remarkably close resemblance to the Apocalypse illustrations. The printing was carried out under the supervision of the great scholar-printer Anton Koberger, whose printing were famous throughout Europe . Woodcut, in good condition. Parigi Paris

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        Histoire de tous les Ordres Militaires ou de Chavalerie, contenant leurs Institutions, leurs Cèrémonies, leurs Pratiques, leurs principales actions et les vies des Grands-maitres, avec leurs vetemens, leurs et leurs devises?

      Desbordes, Sceperus et Brunel 1699 Due volumi di cm. 15,5, pp. (42) 288; 333 (5). Antiporta figurata a ciascun volume, vignette ai frontespizi, molte figure di decorazioni nel testo e 127 tavole fuori testo, numerate da 1 a 115 + 12 tavole fuori numerazione. Elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi e titoli su doppi tasselli in marocchino rosso. Piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto in oro, sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare, fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Prima edizione di questo celebre testo storico sugli ordini cavallereschi. Non comune, soprattutto in tale, impeccabile stato di conservazione.

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        Histoire de l'Eglise depuis Jésus-Christ jusqu'à présent, Divisée en quatre Parties (2 Tomes - Complet) La Première contient l'Histoire du Gouvernement de l'Eglise dans les Diocèses d'Alexandrie, d'Antioche, d'Afrique, des Gaules, de Constantinople & de Rome. La Seconde , l'Histoire de ses Principaux Dogmes, du Canon des Ecritures, des Traditions, des huit Conciles Oecuméniques, de la Justification, de la Grâce, & de l'Eucharistie. La Troisième contient Celle de l'adoration du Sacrement, du culte des Anges, de la Vierge, des Saint, de leurs Reliques, & de leurs Images, depuis Jésus-Christ jusqu'à la naissance des Albigeois. Et la Quatrième, l'Histoire des Albigeois, & de la Succession de l'Eglise jusqu'à présent.

      Chez Reinier Leers 1699 2 vol. in-folio reliure de l'époque plein veau brun, dos à 6 nerfs dorés richement ornés (fleurons avec motfis aux dauphins et lys couronnés en coiffes), pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge, Chez Reinier Leers, Rotterdam, 1699, Tome I : 2 ff. blancs, XII pp. (titre et épître dédicatoire), 7 ff. n. ch. (privilège et tables), 780 pp. et 2 ff. blancs, ; Tome II : 9 ff. n. ch. (titre et préface), pp. 781-1637, 9 f.. n. ch. (table des matières), 2 ff. blancs / Titre complet Histoire de l'Eglise depuis Jésus-Christ jusqu'à présent, Divisée en quatre Parties (2 Tomes - Complet) La Première contient l'Histoire du Gouvernement de l'Eglise dans les Diocèses d'Alexandrie, d'Antioche, d'Afrique, des Gaules, de Constantinople & de Rome. La Seconde , l'Histoire de ses Principaux Dogmes, du Canon des Ecritures, des Traditions, des huit Conciles Oecuméniques, de la Justification, de la Grâce, & de l'Eucharistie. La Troisième contient Celle de l'adoration du Sacrement, du culte des Anges, de la Vierge, des Saint, de leurs Reliques, & de leurs Images, depuis Jésus-Christ jusqu'à la naissance des Albigeois. Et la Quatrième, l'Histoire des Albigeois, & de la Succession de l'Eglise jusqu'à présent. Rare exemplaire bien complet des 2 Tomes de l'Histoire de l'Eglise de l'historien réformé Jacques Basnage (1653 - 1723). Le présent exemplaire de cette très imposante Histoire protestante est bien complet de la table des matières du tome second (qq. épidermures et petits mq. en coiffes, brûlure en marge des feuillets en queue n'affectant pas le texte, sur une cinquantaine de feuillets du tome 1 et une dizaine de feuillets du tome 2, néanmoins un bon exemplaire d'une belle fraîcheur intérieure par ailleurs, ex-libris ms. Falloux 1758 avec du même, aux derniers feuillets blancs des tomes I et II un grand dessin aquarellé et commenté d'un thermomètre, daté du 17 juin 1768). Français

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        Les Caractères de Théophraste traduits du Grec, avec Les caractères ou Les Moeurs de ce siècle. Par Mr. De La Bruyère de l'Académie Françoise, et La Clef, en marge & par ordre alphabétique (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Suivi de : ] Suite des Caractères de Théophraste, et des Pensées de Mr. Pascal

      Chez Estienne Michallet 1699 1 vol. fort et petit in-8 reliure de l'époque plein vélin blanc, Chez Estienne Michallet, Paris [ Amsterdam ], 1700 (Tomes 1 et 2) et 1699 (Suite), Tome I : 8 ff. n. ch. (dont frontispice et titre et clef), 311 pp. ; Tome 2 : 2 ff. n. ch. (frontispice et titre), 336 pp. et 2 ff. n. ch., Suite : 4 ff. n. ch., 272 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (tables) Le second Tome des Caractères contient aussi le "Discours prononcé dans l'Académie Françoise". Bon état (petit travail de vers affectant lég. le texte sur 11 ff. en queue, belle fraîcheur intérieure et bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Très intéressante contrefaçon vraisemblablement hollandaise (une des deux contrefaçons connues) de la dixième édition de 1669 : édition étrangère, elle contient en effet la "Clef des Caractères" avec la liste des personnages dissimulés sous les divers peudonymes ; Suite des Caractères de Théophraste, et des Pensées de Mr. Pascal est attribuée par Barbier et Brunet à l'avocat Pierre Brillon (Brunet, III, 722) Français

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        Fables and Storyes Moralized. Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop, and other eminent Mythologists. [Third Edition, corrected]

      Printed for R. Sare at Grayes-Inn-gate in Holborn, 1699. Sm. folio, Third Edition, text moderately browned; late eighteenth century full tree calf, sides with double frame border stopped at corners with rosettes all in gilt, backstrip elaborately tooled with decorative gilt fillet , leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, red edges, marbled endpapers, a very good, bright, firm copy.With 2pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end, and the large nineteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Frederick W. Disney on front paste-down. Contains 260 fables with morals, and full alphabetical index. Extremely scarce.

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Ad optimorum Exemplarium fidem. [Works. 1699]

      Cantabrigiae... Jacobi Tonson Bibiopolae, Londin, MDCXCIX [1699]. Quarto. 4 p. l., 479, [1] p. 28 cm. (*4, A-Ooo4). Wing H2764; Brunet 3: 318. Title continues: recensita. Accesserunt Variis Lectiones quae in Libris MSS. & Eruditorum Commentariis notatu digniores occurrent. Full imprint: Cantabrigiae, Typis Academicis, Imprensis Jacobi Tonson Bibiopolae Londin, MDCXCIX. [Cambridge, University Press, Printed by Jacob Tonson, London, 1699]. Edited by James Talbot (d. 1708), whose name appears on the verso of the title-page. One of the series of sumptuously printed editions of the Latin poetry classics published by Cambridge through Tonson. This copy lacks the engraved frontispiece. Bound in contemporary full calf, rebacked by Dragonfly Bindery, George & Pat Sargent. Bookplate of Lionell Copley. stock#OB63.

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        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). Hamburg, sumtibus G. Liebezeit, 1699. 8:o. (12),128,131-50,(1,1 blank),151-466,(2 blanka,2),50,(19,1 blank),3-80 s. + SCHEFFERUS, JOHANNES. 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. Hamburg, sumtibus G. Liebezeit, 1698. 8:o. (16),346,(28),347-475 s. Samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, oxiderad rik ryggdekor och stänkta snitt. Ryggen torr och flammig samt med smärre maskhål nedtill. Enstaka understrykningar i början och en hel del mycket diskreta bläckmarkeringar. I första arbetet en rostfläck med bokstavsförlust och en del smärre textförluster på grund av pappersförtunning på s. 1 och 11 i sista pagineringsföljden, som liksom den föregående felaktigt är bunden sist i denna volym. Det andra arbetet med några rostfläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 225-27 och i yttermarginalen på s. 329-30. Det sista arbetet Med C. F. Pipers förvärvsanteckning som lyder: "Kiöpt på Hildebrands auction Stockholm d. 12 martii 1740 för 12 dlr 8 kmt". Ulric Celsings signatur och priset 7 skilling. Från Biby.. VD17 12:131059Z respektive VD17 12:131076Q. Bibliotheca danica IV:548 och Thesaurus librorum danicorum 331 för det första arbetet. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 830 och Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 20 för det andra. Första upplagan av Bartholin utkom i Köpenhamn 1666. Bröderna Albert och Thomas Bartholin var söner till den berömde danska polyhistorn Caspar Bartholin. Arbetet färdigställdes av den äldre brodern Thomas då Albert avled 1663. Mollerus kompletteringar är mycket omfattande. Första upplagan av Schefferus utkom 1680. Den avslutande delen av pagineringsföljden med Mollerus kompletteringar. Med en tryckt dedikation till Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie från Schefferus änka och ättlingar. Sveriges äldsta egentliga bibliografi. Den är uppställd kronologiskt och förteckningen börjar med de medeltida landskapslagarna. Även förtecknas i Sverige verksamma utlänningars svenska verk, bl.a. författarens egna, och finländares tryckta skrifter från Michael Agricola till Johannes Paulinus. Vad gäller personhistoriska tryck och akademiska avhandlingar försvarade utanför Sverige och Finland är bibliografin fortfarande inte till fullo ersatt. Enligt Gustaf Benzelstiernas "Censorsjournal" trycktes bokauktionskatalogerna över Jacob Henrik Hildebrands bibliotek i januari 1740 men inga exemplar tycks vara bevarade. Hildebrand (1669-1719) tillhörde den förmögna köpmanssläkten och han var en tid verksam i Riksarkivet. Hans böcker såldes först en tid efter hans hustrus död. C. F. Pipers (1700-70) stora bibliotek splittrades på Ängsöauktionen 1803, där Ulric Celsing gjorde fina förvärv

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        LE NOUVEAU JARDINIER FRANCOIS, Qui enseigne a cultiver les Arbres, & les Herbes Potageres, Ensemble La maniere de faire toutes de Confitures, Conserves & Massepans. Dedie aux Dames. Augmente d'une nouvelle instruction pour la taille des Arbres, & pour cueillir & conserver les fruits. Avec un Catalogue des plus excellentes especes des poires qui se succedent les unes aux autres, depuis le mois de Juin jusques aux nouvelles

      Chez Simon Boe Bordeaux:: Chez Simon Boe,, 1699.. First Edition, thus. small 8vo, pp. 264. Bound in contemporary full calf, spine gilt. Contemporary name on the title-page. Closed tear to one leaf (with very minimal loss). A very nice clean copy. Rare, this edition not in OCLC; which lists just a Paris 1741 edition with this title; Querard 3, col. 345; See Henrey, volume 1, p. 186; see Bitting p. 48 (who lists a 1684 edition and indicates that the first edition was issued in 1650, but that it has never been seen). This book, under the title: "Le Jardinier Francois" was written by Bonnefons and published in Paris in 1651. It was popular enough that a 4th edition was issued in 1654. It was translated by John Evelyn in 1658, being his first published work on horticulture. Evelyn notes that this book was "the first and best of that kind that introduced the use of the olitorie (ie kitchen) garden to any purpose"[Henrey Vol. 1, p. 186]. Bitting: "The work is divided into three parts: the first treats of the soil; the second treats fruits and vegetables; the third is about the manner of conserving fruits in their natural state, dry, with salt and vinegar, sweet wine, cider, and honey, liquid with sugar, dry and pastes, conserves of flowers and massepains." Nicolas De Bonnefons was valet de chambre du Roi.

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        Fruit walls improved, by inclining them to the horizon: or, a way to build walls for fruit-trees; whereby they may receive more sun shine and heat, than ordinary, by a Member of the Royal Society

      London, R.Everingham 1699.. 4to, xxviii, [2], 128, frontispiece (with Woburn in the background: the book is dedicated to the Marquis of Tavistock), 2 folding plates and 2 vignettes in text, all by S. Gribelin, large paper copy in contemporary red morocco, gilt, some discolouration and cockling of the paper, waterstain on covers, spine faded, but a handsome copy. Wing F557; Pritzel 2820. Fatio de Duillier (1664-1753) came to England in 1687, a young Swiss scientist of great promise who had won golden opinions from the Bernouillis in Basel, the Huygens brothers in Amsterdam, Leibniz in Hannover, de l'Hopital in Paris. Arrived in England he became perhaps the only man with whom Isaac Newton developed anything approaching personal intimacy. In 1707 Fatio became entangled with a millenarian sect, the prophets from Cevennes, and was condemned to stand in the pillory: he lived on for nearly 50 years after this scandal, a broken man, cranky and destitute. This early book, both scientific (he demonstrates the advantage to plants of receiving the sun's rays at a right angle) and practical, developing La Quintinye, shows the originality of mind for which he was so much admired. It is now little known; there is a brief account in G.W.Johnson, History of English Gardening (1829), 122-3.

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        Observationes circa viventia, quaei in rebus non viventibus reperiuntur. Cum Micrographia curiosa, sive rerum minutissimarum observationibus, quae ope microscopii recognitae ad vivum experimentur. His accesserunt aliquot Animalium Testaceorum icones non antea in lucem editae.

      Galleri In-8° cm. 23 pp. XX-342-106-2, con un'antiporta allegorica, un pagina decorata a mò di frontespizio e 54 tav. f.t. di cui una a doppia pagina su un totale di 69. Legatura in tutta pergamena rigida coeva, tagli senza mancanze a due fogli. Annotazioni sul foglio di guardia. Pur mancando di 15 tavole opera sempre interessante e non comune.

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        Reflections upon Learning,

      wherein is shewn the Insufficiency thereof, in its several Particulars: in order to evince the Usefulness and Necessity of Revelation, First Edition, xvi, 248pp 8vo, contemporary calf, upper joint partly cracked and light wear to upper edge of boards, else a very good copy, tear at foot of one leaf (F8) neatly repaired but with loss of just one or two letters, London, Bosvile, 1699. Thomas Baker (1656-1740) is chiefly remembered for this work which went through seven editions. It was a work of orthodoxy, being designed to enforce the insufficiency of the human understanding and of science as guides for the formation of belief and the conduct of life, and stands in direct contrast to Locke in its avowed intention of proving "the weakness of the human understanding". Nevertheless it remains an important text for the student of the period. Photograph available on request.

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        Some Thoughts Concerning Education. The Fourth Edition Enlarged

      London: Printed for A. and J. Churchill,.. 1699 Fourth edition. Eighteenth-century calf, rebacked, corners repaired. . Octavo. A good crisp copy. Yolton 168, notes that "The work is largely a reprint of the third, but with new errors, especially of spelling, introduced. There are a few substantial changes: Section 7 is expanded by one page, S 94 by half a page, and SS's 192-3 are slightly rephrased. The only large addition occurs in S 167, the section headed 'Latin', where more details about the skills of a tutor or teacher needed to encourage and instruct his pupil are described" (Attig 525).

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        La descrizzione della famiglia cilnea esaminata, e ribattuta periodo per periodo... in roma, per marc'aurelio et orazio campana, 1699.

      Cm. 22, pp. (12), 194 (14). E' presenta la carta di correzione inserita tra le pp. 180 e 181. Fregio xilografico al frontespizio, alcuni capolettera decorati e varie curiose figure incise in rame su piccole tavole fuori testo ed intercalate nel testo. Solida ed affascinante legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con dorso a nervi e piatti inquadrati da cornici e fregi dorati. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Sono inoltre presenti frequenti correzioni ms. di mano coeva (dell'autore?). Si tratta della seconda edizione, ampliata rispetto alla prima del 1688, di quest'opera genealogica che si traduce in un interessante compendio storico di Chiusi e delle altre zone etrusche. Cfr. Lozzi (1234). Raro e, nel presente esemplare, impreziosita da una legatura decorativa.

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        Romanae magnitudinis monumenta : quae vrbem illam ... velut rediuiuam exhibent posteritati veterum recentiorumque quotquot hac de re scripserunt authoritate probata quibus suffragantur numismata et musea principum praesertim fragmenta marmorea Farnesiana quæ vrbis antiquae ichnographiam continent

      Romae: sumptibus ac typis Dominici de Rubeis, Io: Iacobi haeredis., 1699. relié. In 4 oblong (28x43cm). Edition originale, illustrée de 138 planches gravées, dont le titre et le frontispice. Bien que le graveur principal soit Domenico de Rossi, la plupart des planches non signées sont de Pietro Bartoli et sont des planches retravaillées d'après un autre ouvrage : Antiqua urbis splendor (1637) de Giacomo Lauro (peintre italien suiveur de Veronese). Le seul nom d'un dessinateur que l'on trouve sur certaines planches est celui de Petro Beretino Cortonensi. Impression sur papier fort. La plupart des planches portent un texte en petits caractères curvilignes. Demi Veau d'époque à coins. Reliure italienne. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurs et de roulettes. Frottements, particulièrement sur les plats. Coins très émoussés. Intérieur d'une superbe fraîcheur. Très célèbre recueil de gravures sur la Rome antique, d'une grande beauté ; les planches ne se contentent pas de figurer les grands monuments tels que le Panthéon ou le Colisée, mais représentent tous les aspects de la grandeur de Rome ; on trouvera donc des planches militaires, archéologiques, maritimes ; les planches d'architecture étant naturellement les plus nombreuses, étalant ainsi la connaissance de l'architecture romaine au XVIIe. Domenico de Rossi est responsable de plusieurs recueils d'architecture, notamment Studio d'architettura civile di Roma, un recueil sur les monuments étrusques avec Bartoli... - sumptibus ac typis Dominici de Rubeis, Io: Iacobi haeredis., Romae _1699, In 4 oblong (28x43cm), 138pl., Un Vol. relié. - Un Vol. relié

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        MEMOIRS OF DENZIL LORD HOLLES

      1699. Very Good. HOLLES, Denzil. MEMOIRS OF DENZIL LORD HOLLES, Baron of Ifield in Sussex, From the Year 1641, to 1648. London: Printed for Tim. Goodwin at the Queen's Head against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street, 1699. First edition: The text was taken from papers written by Lord Holles during the winter of 1647-48 but edited by John Toland and first published in 1699. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Holles by R. White. Holles' "Epistle dedicatory," dated February 14, 1648, is addressed 'to the Unparallel'd Couple' Oliver St. John and Oliver Cromwell, 'the two grand Designers of the Ruin of three Kingdoms.' And the text includes an account of Marston Moor and the events of 1647, including the seizure of the King. Octavo: A- P8,Q4. [i-iv],v-xv,[xvi],213,[19] pp. Errata list on p. [xvi], and p. [19] has a publisher's advertisement immediately below the end of the index. Contemporary calf binding with a blindroll along the back-edge of both boards. The binding is scuffed and has cracked joints, though both boards are still attached, showing shallow loss at heel and crown, loss of label and some scaling on back. Armorial bookplate of Sir Hew Dalrymple of North Berwick Baronet and Lord President of the Session (1698-1737), who was a strong supporter of the union of Scotland with England, on front pastedown and a modern ink ownership on the first flyleaf. The majority of the front free endpaper has been torn away and only a stub remains. Very good overall. Abbott 1228; Wing H2464; Lowndes (1871) II, p. 1092.

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationes: Ex Recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii Cum Ejusdem Animadversionibus ... (11 Volume Set)

      Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]: Ex Typographia P. & I. Blaeu, Prostant Apud Ianssonio-Waesbergios, Boom, a Someren, & Goethals. 1699. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (thick). First Editions Thus, Later Printings. H Full Vellum. Very Good. Slight warping to few covers (chiefly concaving to midsections); slight wear to extremities (chiefly to heads of spines); slight scuffing and rubbing to covers (chiefly at edges); few previous owners' ink and pencil annotations (chiefly on preliminaries and in margins); slight internal browning and/or foxing (chiefly to edges and preliminaries). [ca. 700] pages per volume (irregular pagination). Text in Latin. 6 volumes complete (3 volumes of 2 parts each) of the orations, in the Graevius recension, with "notis integris Francisci Hottomanni, Dionysii Lambini, Fulvii Ursini, Paulii Manutii ac selectis aliorum", plus introductory matter (including Graevius' dedication to the Duke of Burgundy), notes, etc. Together with: M. Tullii Ciceronis De Officiis Libri Tres: Cato Maior, Laelius, Paradoxa, Somnium Scipionis: Ex Recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii ... Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]: Ex Typographia P. & I. Blaeu ..., 1688. One volume complete; with notes by Lambini, Ursini, Aldus Manutius, and others. And With: M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolarum Libri XVI: Ad Familiares Ut Vulgo Vocantur, Ex Recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii ... Amstelodami: Ex Typographia P. & I. Blaeu, 1693. 2 volumes complete; with notes by Peter Victorius, Paulus Manutius, and others. And With: M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolarum Libri XVI Ad T. Pomponium Atticum: Ex Recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii Cum Ejusdem Animadversionibus ... Amstelaedami [i.e. Amsterdam]: Sumptibus Blaviorum & Henrici Wetstenii, 1684. 2 volumes complete; with notes by Peter Victorius, Paulus Manutius, and others; notable for title pages in red and black. 11 volumes altogether; bound uniformly in full white vellum, inked titles at heads of spines (all beginning "Ciceronis"), plain endpapers, top edges stained dark gray, foredges and lower edges flecked red. Nice, tight 17th century Dutch imprint collection, with minor internal flaws; sold as a set.

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de défunt M. Boucot, Garde-Rolle des Offices de France. Composée de plus de dix-huit mille Volumes de Livres imprimez, tres-bien conditionnez, plusieurs des in folio étant de grand paper, & reliez en maroquin. De plus de soixante & dix mille Estampes, entre lesquelles il y a dis-sept mille Portraits...Et de plusieurs Manuscrits en velin, ornez des tres-belles Mignatures

      La vente s'en fera en détail au plus offrant & dernier Encherisseur. Le 16. Novembre 1699 & autres jours suivans. 1 p.l., 38 pp.; 138 pp., one leaf of errata, one leaf of an "Appendix" of additional books. Two parts in one vol. 12mo, cont. mottled sheep (slightly rubbed), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: [S. Moette & Boudot], 1699. The extremely rare catalogue of what is very likely the first sale by auction of an important library issued in Paris. This catalogue has all the earmarks of an early auction catalogue: lot numbers and the wording of the "Avertissement" on the verso of the title strongly suggests this was an auction. Additionally, and this may be unique in our copy, each lot in the print catalogue and the first 410 lots of the book catalogue have been priced in a contemporary hand, giving further evidence and strength to this catalogue's priority over the Bigot sale of 1706 (which is certainly an auction). See Pollard & Ehrman, Table XXV (Pollard stating he believes it is an inventory catalogue) and page 237 (where he strongly suggests it could be an auction catalogue). Boucot (d. 1699), lawyer, councillor, and secretary to the King, formed one of the largest and most famous collections of books, prints, drawings, and manuscripts in Paris in the 17th century. For a detailed account of his activities, see Antoine Schnapper's Curieux du grand siècle, les collectionneurs d'art au XVIIe siècle (1994). The catalogue consists of two parts. In our copy, the catalogue of the prints, drawings, and illustrated books is bound in first. We first find 179 lots of prints with each lot having between 17 and 5801 (!) items. This is followed by 41 large lots of portraits. Then we find 428 lots in folio and 95 large lots in 4to of illustrated books (including many atlases, famous botanical works, and festival books). At the end the fifty manuscripts are grouped in twenty-three lots and these include three Roman de la Rose manuscripts, thirty-five Books of Hours, and one manuscript datable to 1348. The catalogue of the 18,000 books follows and here they have been again arranged by size and, oftentimes, in large lots. Many of the books are of the 15th and 16th centuries. Bléchet states the Royal Library was a major buyer at the sale. A fine copy of a catalogue for which I have been searching for more than thirty years, ever since I first studied Pollard & Ehrman. This copy has the additional "Appendix" leaf at end with a further 24 lots of books for sale, all of which are by or about Protestantism. ❧ Bléchet, p. 67. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions...1643-1830, 9. Guigard, II, p. 74. Loh, Vol. 3, p. 249. Lugt 171. .

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        Les Avantures de Telemaque. Fils d´Ulysse. (on half-title: Suite de l'Odyssée d'Homere). Nouvelle Edition, divisee en dix Livres. 2 Tomes.

      Bruxelles, Fr. Foppens, 1699. Small 8vo (12mo). Bound in a beautiful later full calf (ca. 1800) w. five raised bands on back. Gilt back and blindstamped ornamental borders on boards. All edges of boards gilt, and gilt borders on inside of boards. Hinges cracked and boards loosening, inner hinges crudely repaired. A bit of brownspotting, but internally a very nice copy.. The very rare Bruxelles-edition, published same year as the first edition (Paris, Barbin). Fénelon's main work, written when he was a tutor to the Duke of Burgundy in order to hold up Ulysses as an example for the young prince. Fénelon was a leader of the Quetism heresy, and in 1699, the year Télemaque appeared, Pope Innocent XII condemned his writings. The true first edition of Fénélon's Télemaque appeared in one volume in 1699 under the title "Suite du quatrième livre de l'Odyssée d'Homère, ou les Aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse", and containing only half of what we consider Télémaque today. According to Brunet, the first edition was suppressed, and Moetjens printed a pirate-edition (called the second edition) in Haag with the same year and date (June), and a bit later the same year, the second part appeared. Several editions appeared the same year, and Brunet mentions one without printer or Place (but Paris), and the Liége- and Bruxelles-editions. "Dans les différentes éditions que nous venons de décrire dans lesquelles il le soit sont celles de LIÉGE, 1699, et de BRUXELLES, FR. FOPPENS, même date, l'une et l'autre impr. en France, en 2 vol. in-12, et en dix livres." (Brunet II:1212). Foppens also printed an edition in Bruxelles 1700, but that is divided into 16 books. All early editions of this work are scarce, and the first edition is almost impossible to get a hold of. This main work of French literature has been printed numerous times after the author's death (1715), and editions printed before his death, are a great rarity. The later editions were corrected and divided into numerous books, not intended in the original manuscript."Une autre circonstance allait aggrever la situation de l'archevêque de Cambray. Peu de temps après sa condemnation, parut le livre qui l'a rendu le plus populaire et qui, après la "Bible" et l'"Imitation de Jésus-Christ", est un de ceux qui ont eu plus d'éditions: "Les Aventures de Télémaque". (N.B.G. 17:328). The controversial but highly popular work was, among other things, accused of satirically portraying Louis XIV, and thereby publicly humiliating him, -this was probably not the intention, but there is no doubt that the work was critical towards the reigning regime, and put forth many ideas not previously heard of. In true utopian political manner, Fénélon warns against overgrowth of the metropolis and preaches groundbreaking doctrines like free trade, international arbitration etc. He actually foresees the French Revolution as a result of the flourishing despotism so visible in France at the time. Lamartine (in his "Life of Fénélon") describes the saintly poet as the first Radical and the first communist of his century, though not to his own knowledge, and he directly traces the Utopias which produced the revolutions of 1793 and 1848 to his groundbreaking work, "The Adventures of Telemachus". Especially the part "Voyage en Salente" is considered very important for the study of utopian literature, but the entire work is characterized by the attempt to represent people as they might have behaved and might still be, were they governed by sages and saints and according to the laws of God. The work represents a religious ideal where God is always higher than man; it is greatly political, greatly influenced by the appreciation of ancient Greek life, and is designed to evoke the feeling of honour, responsibility and religion in the young prince. See Brunet II: 1210-1212. Graesse 2:563-64 (Paris- and La Haye-editions)

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        Les Vrays Pourtraits ou Images des Comtes et Comtesses de Hollande; TrouvEs anciennement dans le Cloitre des Carmes à Haarlem. Avec le Vray Pourtrait du Noble & fameux Seigneur Gerard de Velsen; avec le Tombeau du Comte Floris 5me

      Leyden nd ca. 1699 [Leyden?], nd [ca. 1699]. Folio (16-1/2 x 10-1/4 inches). 35 engraved plates (one double page), some titled in contemporary hand. Uncut, in contemporary marbled wrappers, binding split and perished, two leaves with minor marginal repair, plates clean. Brunet V 547 , Lipperheide 939, Graesse VI, 502 (all for Leyden, 1699 edition); for this edition: Guigard IV, 3067 (citing the copy in "Catalogue des livres rare et curieux de Francisque Michel") . French issue of the atlas volume of HOLLANDSCHE JAAR-BOEKEN OF RIJM-KRONIJK, the third edition (Leyden, 1699), and first illustrated, of Melis Stoke's (ca. 1235-1305) medieval chronicle. With 35 engravings after paintings in the Carmelite Monastery at Haarlem of medieval Dutch royalty, with the final plate a smiling Death. The Leyden 1699 edition is relatively common, while this issue with French title page and no imprint, is scarce. We locate only one institutional copy worldwide, at the New York Public, which, like the present copy, omits Stoke's text and contains only the 35 plates. The French title suggests that the plates were issued alone

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        Lo squadro. trattato breve ma' d'utile e necessario a' profesori di geometria e d'architettura d'acque per havere distanze de'siti, dare il suo a' pretendenti legitimi nelle alluvioni de'fiumi, repararsi dalle corrosioni fluviali e misurare un'acqua corrente. in parma. per alberto pazzoni e paolo monti, 1699.

      In 8vo; cc. 4n.nn., pp.47. Antiporta figurata, 7 tavole e 3 capilettera figurati. Pergamena coeva. Riccardi I, 33: "E' un breve trattatello di agrimensura fondato sull'uso dello squadro. L'autore si occupa ancora della divisione delle alluvioni, delle difese dei fiumi e delle misure delle acque, in modo affatto elementare"; Olschki, Choix de livres anciens rares et curieux VI, 7206. Edizione originale assai rara.

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        Fables of Aesop, And other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections. By Sir Roger L'Estrange, Kt. [bound with] Fables and Storyes Moralized. Being a Second Part of the Fables of Aesop...

      London: Printed for R. Sare [et al] 1699.. Two works in one volume, first work third edition, second work first edition, folio, (xviii), 476, (xvi), 238, (2 advertisement) pp. Portrait and frontispiece plates, some occasional browning, some bumping of corners. Contemporary panelled calf, some wear to edges and corners, rebacked in a lighter calf retaining the original spine label. A furiously prolific journalist and pamphleteer, L'Estrange's edition of Aesop first appeared in 1692 and is described by DNB as "the most extensive collection of fables in existence". Wing A709, L1247.

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        Bibliotheca anatomica sive recens in anatomia inventorum thesaurus locupletissimus, in quo integra atque absolutissima totius corporis humani descriptio ejusdemque oeconomia è præstantissimorum quorumque anatomicorum tractatibus singlaribus, tum hactenus in lucem editis, tum etiam ineditis concinnata exhibetur.Adjecta est partium omnium adminstratio anatomica, cum variis earundem præparationiubus curiosissimis; digesserunt, tractatus suppleverunt, argumenta, notas, & observationes anatomico-practicas addiderunt.

      Genève, J. A. Chouët - D. Ritter, 1699. Editio secunda. Three volumes, 1 engraved frontispiece (close cut in outer margin), 2 titles in red and black with engraved vignette, 124 folding plates (of 124, nr 93-94 on same plate, number 89, 90, 94, and 98 engravings in the text, about 10 plates with tears, about 10 worn in the margins, about 40 more or less browned, otherwise foxing and staining, some dampstaining in the margins), some engraving and woodcuts in the text. Worn contemporary vellum, defective spine labels. Folio. 35,5 X 22 cm. Text mostly browned, otherwise foxed, some staining, some marginal dampstaining. Some leaves in the middle of part II with worming in inner upper margin, some minor and other marginal worming

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