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      Amsterdam: P. Mortier, [1700].. Copper-engraved map, with full original color. Sheet size: 23 3/4 x 19 1/2 inches. Very good. A fine copy of the first map of the Carolinas to be printed outside of England, including an inset of Charleston with the names and positions of early plantations along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, present here in the first state. This map was included as part of Pierre Mortier's SUITE DE NEPTUNE FRANÇOIS, published in Amsterdam in 1700, and often incorrectly attributed to Nicolas Sanson. It is directly derived from the extremely rare A NEW MAP OF CAROLINA of 1685 by John Thornton, Robert Morden, and Philip Lea. All topographical details are identical to those of its antecedent; however, most of the place names have been Gallicized. Also, "The table of settlers" has been omitted in favor of the title caption. Amusingly, a "Charle Ville ou Charles Towne" appears written in large letters near Cape Fear, while the actual Charles Towne is labeled in small letters further down the coast. The present map includes an inset detail of Charleston and the Cooper and Ashley rivers, with the names and positions of various early plantations marked along their banks. "Carolina was established in 1663 when Charles II granted the province to eight favorites, known as the Lord Proprietors, who had helped him regain the throne of England. The original grant included the territory between the 31st degree to 36 1/2 degrees north latitude, from Jekyll Island, Georgia, to Curritiuck Inlet, North Carolina. Two years later, the tract was enlarged to include the land between the 29th and the 31st degrees north latitude, thus adding a large portion of Florida. The grant extended west to the Pacific Ocean" - DEGREES OF LATITUDE (p.93). BURDEN, MAPPING OF NORTH AMERICA 767. CUMMING, THE SOUTHEAST IN EARLY MAPS 120. KOEMAN, ATLANTES NEERLANDICI IV, M.Mor 7-33.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Novissima et Perfectissima Africae Descriptio

      Amsterdam, c. 1700. Map. Copper engraving, 50 x 58 cms, original hand-colour, closed split at foot of centrefold, blank verso. Danckerts’ map of Africa follows Frederick de Wit's model, and it is a typical late seventeenth-century European perception of the continent: good coastal detail together with a great deal of speculation about the interior, including the mythical twin lakes of Zaire and Zaflan, and the mythical Saharan branch of the Nile.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        An Abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay concerning Humane Understanding. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged

      London: Printed for A. And J. Churchil.. 1700 Second edition. Nineteenth-century blindstamped paneled calf, edges stained red. . Small octavo. Front hinge weak, but holding. A very good copy. "The abridgement was Wynne's own idea and is based on the 2nd and 3rd editions (textually the same). Locke is said to have approved an abridgement in principle. This is one of the very few books dedicated to Locke (curiously)....Rather than rephrasing, Wynne's abridgment was accomplished by making strategic deletions in each chapter, sometimes adding transitional phrases, and keeping to Locke's own words" (Yolton pp 155/6).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Flora Noribergensis sive catalogus plantarum in agro Noribergensi, tum sponte nascentium quam exoticarum... ac medico praecipue Horto aliquot abhincannis enutritarum... (AND) S. Paulli: Commentarius de abusu Tabaci Americanorum in Europe novo, quae ipsissima est Chamaeleagnos Dodonaei

      Noribergae, Michaellianis, 1700. 11 ll., 407 pp., 1 l. and 25 engraved plates; Strassburg, S. Paulli, 1681. 30 ll., 87 pp., 6 ll. with engraved title vignette and five engraved plates including one portrait, and instruments for tea-making. Contemporary vellum.* First work in the rare first edition. The second work included is by Paulli on tobacco and tea. This is in the second revised edition and is rare as well. Arents: "It concerns the safety of all Europe that the Augean stables be cleaned and be rid of the brutalizing, barbarous, filthy American medicine and, also, that restraint be put upon the importation of that new and uncertain medicine, tea". A very nice copy without the usual browning. Nissen BBI, 2079 for the first; Arents 295a.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Description de tout l'univers, en plusieurs cartes,

      Amsterdam, François Halma,, 1700. & en divers traitez de geographie et d'histoire; où sont décrits succinctement & avec une methode belle & facile des empires, ses peuples, ses colonies, leurs moeurs, langues, religions, richesses, &c. Et ce qu'il y a de plus beau & de plus rare dans toutes ses parties & dans ses isles … L'on a ajouté à cette nouvelle edition plusieurs cartes trés-exactes, qui ne se trouvent point dans les editions précedentes; comme aussi des tables geographiques pour l'intelligence des cartes; & un traite des globes celestes & terrestres. Quarto (220 × 165 mm), in six parts (including Luyt's Tables Geographiques and Bion's L'Usage des Globes as supplements). Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments between raised bands, red and black sprinkled edges. Double-page engraved allegorical title, double-page printed title in black and red, 74 double-page maps engraved by A. de Winter reduced from Sanson's 1658 folio atlas, and 15 plates, of which 11 are folding, and diagrams in Bion's supplement, printed divisional titles (Bion's in red and black). Contemporary ownership inscriptions of M. Galland. Upper joint cracked and held by cords, lower joint tender, one folding celestial map detached and with tape repair to verso, else a fine copy, clean and fresh, in contemporary continental calf. First edition under this title, comprising atlases of the four continents already published as individual volumes by Halma, with the addition of new maps of England, Scotland, Ireland, Brandenburg, the United Provinces, Holland, Switzerland, Sicily and two maps of the Holy Land.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mappe-Monde Drésse sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royal des Sciences et quelques autres sur les memoires les pus recens

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur Rue des Canettes pres de St. Sulpice, 1700. Copper- engraved map, hand-coloured in outline. Good condition, cut to just within the plate mark, with expert repairs to margins and central fold. Sheet size: 17 1/8 x 26 1/8 inches. The rare first state of the celebrated world map by De l'Isle"one of the foremost cartographer's of the age" (Shirley) This highly important map proved to be one of the most influential world maps of its time, and is present here in the rare first state. De L'Isle was a much esteemed figure who, after being tutored by the great Jean-Dominique Cassini, became the geographer to the French Academy of Sciences in 1702, and then 'Premier Géographe' to Louis XV in 1718. Rodney Shirley notes that "De L'Isle's work is distinguished by its scientific basis, the minute care taken in all departments, constant revision, and personal integrity". In this map of the world, De l'Isle was among the first cartographers to re-establish California's true form as a peninsula, to give more or less accurate configurations to all five Great Lakes, and to show the full extent of the Mississippi. He was also one of the first to correct the attenuated form of the Mediterranean Sea. In fusing New Guinea and Australia, he followed William Dampier's presumed personal survey, but resisted the temptation to join Tasmania and New Zealand to Australia, an error soon to be popular. Curiously, the tip of South America is shown to curve sharply into the Pacific, a detail conspicuously amended in subsequent states of the map. The map also features the tracks of important circumnavigators including Magellan, Mendaña, Dampier, Van Noort, Le Maire & Schouten and the antipodean tracks of Abel Tasman. ShirleyThe Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700, 603, plate 416; Wagner Cartography of the Pacific Northwest, 461

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Status Sabaudiae complectens Duc. Sabaudiae et Montferati, Princ. Pidemontii et Comit Niciae....

      1700 ca.Bella grande carta in. in rame e impreziosita da raffinata coloritura coeva, mm.580x500 alla battuta + marg. bianchi di ca. 1 cm. Rara e in perfetto stato, impressa nitidamente.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        THE ARTIFICIAL CLOCK-MAKER. A Treatise of Watch & Clock-work, wherein the Art of Calculating Numbers for most sorts of Movements; is explained, to the Capacity of the Unlearned

      London, printed for James Knapton, 1700.. Also, the History of Watch and Clock-work, both Ancient and Modern. With other useful matters never before published. To which is added a Supplement, containing, 1. The anatomy of a watch and clock. 2. Monsieur Romer’s satellite-instrument, with observations concerning the calculation of the eclipses of Jupiter’s satellites, and to find the longitude by them. 3 A nice way to correct pendulum watches. 4. Mr Flamsteed’s equation tables. 5. To find a meridian-line, for the governing of watches, and other uses. 6. To make a telescope to keep a watch by the fixed stars. By W. D., M.A. SECOND EDITION ENLARGED 1700, small 8vo, approximately 155 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, 1 folding woodcut plate of musical notation for chimes, the Supplement has separate dated title page, 2 folding engraved plates, and 4 folding tables, pages: (16), 119, (1); (2), 28, (2) - adverts, bound in full sheep, blind ruled border to covers, rebacked in lighter leather with blind rules and gilt lettered black morocco label, new endpapers. Small scrape to lower cover, corners very slightly worn, title page lightly browned and slightly stained, no loss of legibility, many pages also lightly browned, some lower margins slightly trimmed, no loss, occasional small pale stain to margins, tiny worm track in top corner of pages 51-63, no loss of print, small piece missing from lower margin corner of page 71, small closed tear to inner edge of 1 plate, neatly repaired without loss, tiny chip to upper margin of page 23 of the Supplement. A very good copy. Bibliographers differ on the number of tables and plates required: Baillie, Clocks and Watches, Volume I, page 123 calls for 2 folding plates and 4 folding tables in this edition; Bromley, The Clockmaker's Library page 16, No. 257 calls for 3 folding plates and 2 folding tables. This famous work was first published in 1696 and this second edition was issued in the author's lifetime. William Derham (1657-1735) was an Essex Clergyman and Canon of Windsor. "The term 'artificial', as used here, refers to clocks made by human skill as opposed to sundials or time-tellers dependent on the heavens. The work is one of the first attempts to give practical help to a working clockmaker and also to record a history of horology. There were five editions, some of which were translated into French or German" (Bromley). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Way of the World,

      London: for Jacob Tonson,, 1700. a Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants. Quarto (215 × 158 mm). Rebound to style in blind-panelled sprinkled calf, red morocco spine label. Stab-holes where once side-stitched, complete with half-title and final leaf with conclusion of the epilogue on recto and adverts on verso. A very little slight soiling and staining, generally well-margined but last half-sheet trimmed close at head just shaving headlines on rectos of final two leaves only; a very good copy. First edition of Congreve's masterpiece, his last major comedy, and one of only a handful of plays of that era still in the modern theatrical repertoire: "a play that has sustained the highest literary reputation of all his work for its sheer verbal wit, its complex design, and its half-dozen brilliantly written and actable scenes" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Discourse Upon Grants and Resumptions : Showing How Our Ancestors Have Proceeded with Such Ministers As Have Procured to Themselves Grants of the Crown-Revenue; and That the Forfeited Estates Ought to be Applied Towards the Payment of the Publick Debts

      London : Printed For James Knapton, At The Crown, In St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1700. 2nd Edition. Physical desc. : [16], 448, [6] p. : adv. ; 8°. Subject: Finance, Public. Public Lands - Great Britain & Rome - 1688-1815 - Early works to 1800. Final four leaves contain: Postscript. ESTC citation no. : R477549. Ffep torn. Bookplate of George Anthony Legh Keck. Full, contemporary tree calf, good with minor wear to the boards. Professionally and period-sympathetically recased with; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans &c. On request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      1700. SEX. POMPEI FESTI ET MAR. VERRII FLACCI DE VERBORUM SIGNIFICATIONE Lib. XX. Notis et Emendationibus Illustravit Andreas Dacerius, in Usum Serenissimi Delphini. Amsterdam, Sumptibus Huguetanorum, 1700. Quarto. [xxx]596, [iv]96 + [22]pp. Title in red and black. Copper-engraved frontispiece, title emblem, and headpiece to text. A handsome edition, "in usum delphini." A beautiful copy, internally very clean, in contemporary vellum boards with blind-stamped cartouche. Marcus Verrius Flaccus (ca. 55 BC - ca. 20 AD) the teacher of the Emperor Augustus' grandsons, completed an encyclopedic dictionary ("On the Meaning of Words"), the contents of which are known today only from a lengthy summary written about 150 years later by Sextus Pompeius Festus. Festus' work, although only the second half of the alphabet survives, contains a wealth of information on life under Augustus. Theodore Lyman Jr.'s copy.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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      London: Printed for Nath. Hillar..., 1700.. [12],156pp. Small quarto. Modern blue polished calf, tooled in gilt, spine gilt extra. Faint ink stamp on verso of titlepage. Minor scattered foxing and toning. Very good. This well reasoned castigation of the proceedings of the courts in Massachusetts was written by Robert Calef, a Boston merchant, in response to Cotton Mather's WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD, wherein Mather sets forth his account of the supposed cases of witchcraft in Massachusetts. Calef attacks Mather personally, as well as the hysteria engendered by the witch scare. The first copies of this book to reach Boston were supposedly burned, and it historically has been a very rare piece of colonial Americana SABIN 9926. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 700/36. HOWES C25, "b." WING C288.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Historia Religionis Veterum Persarum, Eorumque Magorum. Ubi etiam nova Abrahami, & Mithrae, & Vestae, & Manetis, & c. Historia, atque Angelorum Officia & Praefecturae ex veterum Persarum Sententia. Zoroastris Vita, ejusque et aliorum Vaticinia de Messiah

      Oxonii [Oxford]: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1700 Half-title - [30p] - 556 pages. 18 engraved plates (on 16 sheets of antiquities and oriental alphabets) of which 1 double page and 3 folding. Rebacked preserving the original boards and spine. The original binding is worn at the corners and hinges. The original spine is worn at the bottom and top. The plates and the inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Complete. First edition of a history of ancient Persian religion, the life-work of the English orientalist Thomas Hyde (1636-1703). Besides the extensive treatise on religion, the work is augmented with the life of Zoroaster or Zarathustra and with a study on the Persian language compared to other Asian languages. VERY RARE!!! Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Iunnan, Queicheu, Quangsi et Quantung, Provinciae Regni Sinensi, Praefecturae dictae hoc est Meridiem inter et Occidentalis sitae [Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Guangdong, Provinces of the Kingdom of China...]

      Amsterdam: Gerard Valk & Petrus Schenk, circa 1700. Engraving with lovely early colour, excellent impression. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition, with the exception of a printers crease in bottom left section of map. 18 3/16 x 20 5/8 inches. 20 7/8 x 24 9/16 inches. A stunning map showing the southwest provinces of China, by the celebrated Dutch publishers Schenk and Valk. Following the decline of the Blaeu and Jansson publishing houses, Schenk and Valk became the leading mapmakers in Amsterdam. Towards the end of the seventeenth century Schenk acquired Jansson's lucrative business and proceeded to republish some of his most successful atlases. In addition to republished atlases, Schenk and Valk published books, prints and globes specializing in reworked plates from the publishing houses of Jansson, Visscher and Sanson. This beautiful map shows the southwest provinces of China, including Hainan and the Pearl River Estuary. The provinces of Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, and Guangdong are depicted and the principal towns are marked by a dark red dot. Originally published by Jansson, Schenk and Valk reissued this impression in the early eighteenth century. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. III, p. 109-121, no. 425; Tooley, Maps and Map-Makers 34

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Plusieurs Belles, et Plaisante Veues et la Cour de Heemstede, dans la Province d'Utrecht, designées et Gravées par I. Moucheron, et donné en lumiere par le Veuve de Nicolaus Visscher ... Verscheyde schoone en vermaakelyke gezigten van Heemstede, gelegen in de Provintie van Utrecht

      Amsterdam, Visscher um 1700. 24 x 38 cm. 2 gestochene Widmungsblätter, gestochener Titel, und 22 (von 25) radierte Tafeln von Nicolas Visscher d. J. nach Isaac de Moucheron. Umschlag - Lotz 3402 - Wurzbach, Niederl. II, 201, 10-35 - Nagler, Lex. 11, 39ff - Hollstein, Dutch Band 14 Seiten 94 - "Er war Meister in der Perspektive, und in der Zeichnung nicht minder geübt" (Nagler). Isaac de Moucheron (1670 - 1744), Schüler seines Vaters Frédéric, war bis 1697 in Rom, ... (Wurzbach). Mit Widmung (in Latein) von Johannes Hondius an Diderick van Velthuysen, den Besitzer von Heemstede, eine weitere Widmung mit einer Laudatio auf Johannes Hondius von Pieter Burmann (1668 - 1741). Die Kupfer (Plattengröße meist 17 x 21 cm; 4 Kupfer in Plattengröße 17 x 16 cm) zeigen die Anlagen von Heemstede in der Provinz Utrecht, unter anderem eine Ansicht aus der Vogelschau, Eingangsbereich, Orangerie, Haupthaus, Stallgebäude, Fontänen, Kabinette, Alleen. Unter den Darstellungen die Bezeichnung in Niederländisch und Französisch. Breitrandiges Exemplar, im weißen Rand alte handschriftl. Numerierung und vereinzelt Stockflecken. Ohne die Tafeln 15, 23, 24. - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        LES DELICES DES PAIS-BAS ou Description Generale de ses dix-sept Provinces,

      Brusselle, Francois Foppens, 1700.. de ses principales Villes & de ses lieux les plus renommez dans la situation ou ils se trouvent depuis la Paix de Ryswyck. Edition nouvelle, corrigee de beaucoup de fautes & augmentee de figures & de remarques tres-curieuses. Second edition 1700 (first published in 1697) with many errors corrected, French text, 12mo, 145 x 85 mm, 5½ x 3¼ inches, allegorical frontispiece, printer's device on title page, folding map of the Netherlands with allegorical figures and the coats of arms of the provinces at the sides, plus 27 folding plates of which 6 are views of Brussels (3), Anvers, Amsterdam and Ryswyck, 1 illustrates the seven gods after whom the days of the week are named, the rest are plans of town fortifications with coats of arms, including Brussels, Anvers, Lille, Cambrai, Liege, Utrecht, Mons, Namur, Luxembourg, and Amsterdam, a few woodcut headpieces and initials, pages 535, (17) - index, last 2 leaves are blanks, bound in full antique calf, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettering, edges stained red. Covers worn, corners slightly worn, spine slightly chipped at head and tail, remains of old library number label in top compartment, hinges cracked and strengthened neatly internally, covers holding firmly, old library label to front pastedown, no other library signs, endpapers browned at edges, small chip to 1 margin, small closed tear to 1 margin, small closed tear to inner edge of 1 plate, neatly repaired on reverse, a couple of plates misfolded, protruding slightly from text block and as a result slightly worn at fore-edge, affecting margin only, contents clean, text block tight and firm. A good copy. The work is usually attributed to Jean Baptiste Christyn who was Chancellor of Brabant and died in 1690. The book was evidently popular being reprinted several times in the 18th century, the last time in 1786. The plates are engraved by Jacques Harrewyn (1660 - 1727) a noted Brussels engraver. Brunet VI, page 1400, No. 24951. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        [Op. 5]. Sonate a violino e violone o cimbalo [Subtitle]: dedicate all Altezza serenissima Elettorale di Sofia Carlotta Elettrice di Brandenburgo... Parte Prima [Parte Seconde Preludii Allemande Correnti Gighe Sarabande Gavotte e Follia]. Opera Quinta. Incisa de Gasparo Pietra Santa

      [Rome]. [1700]. Oblong folio. Full contemporary vellum. 2ff. (title and dedication, printed on the recto of each leaf and numbered "1" and "2" respectively), 3-39 music; [40] (secondary title), pp. 41-68 pp. Engraved. With manuscript annotation to free front endpaper dated 1735 indicating that the present copy was formerly in the collection of Baron [Johann] Matthias de Ascheberg. & & Binding somewhat soiled and worn. First leaf soiled; moderate dampstaining to lower corners throughout. Lacking full-page frontispiece engraving. With strong clear impression. . First Edition, second issue. Marx p. 173. Hoboken Vol. 16, 55. Pincherle p. 209. BUC p. 220. RISM C3801 (two copies only of this issue in the U.S.). & & The first six sonatas are "church" sonatas, while the second six (with a separate title) are "chamber" sonatas, the last of which is actually the Follia, one of the most renowned compositions of Baroque string literature. & & An excellent example of the art and craft of Italian music engraving and printing of the period, continuing a tradition dating from the time of Frescobaldi.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Tabula Novissima atque accuratissima Caraibicarum insularum sive Cannibalum. Altkolor. Kupferstichkarte nach de Witt von R. Ottens. Amsterdam, um 1700. 59,5 x 49,5 cm.,

      1700 - Inselwelt der Karibik mit Barbados, Sta. Lucia und den französischen Antillen. Oben rechts große Insetkarte (ca. 24 x 28 cm) von 'Tabula Insulae Martanico' (Martinique). Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Carte de Tartarie Dressee sur les Relations de plusieurs Voyageurs de differentes Nations et sur quelques Observations qui ont ete faites dans ce pais la

      Amsterdam Covens & Mortier um 1700 - Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach l'Isle, Bildausschnitt 47 x 61 cm, Blattgr. 52 x 61 cm Dekorative Karte der sogenannten Tartarei, von Kiew im Westen bis Korea im Osten, von Nowaja Semlja im Norden bis Lhasa im Süden, zeigt demnach neben dem Sibirischen Raum auch Zentralasien, Afghanistan, die Region Kaschmir, große Teile Chinas sowie die gesamte Halbinsel Korea; links und rechts knapprandig, eine Quetschfalte in der linken Kartenhälfte, sonst gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Insularum Danicarum ut Zeelandia, Fioniæ, Langelandiæ, Lalandiæ, Falstriæ, Fembriæ, Monæ aliarumq in Mari Balthico Sitar descriptio.

      Kobberstukket kort over Sjælland og de øvrige danske øer. Amsterdam c. 1700. 49x58 cm. Med brede margener. Smuk samtidig håndkolorering. Med heraldisk titelkartouche. Indrammet med passepartout i smal moderne guldramme.. Velbevaret eksemplar af dette smukke specialkort over de danske øer. Kortet er gengivet i s/h som fig. 94 i Bo Bramsen: Gamle Danmarkskort

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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      PER BERNARDINO POMATELLI 1700 Legatura coeva "alla rustica" in cartonnage color avorio con punte di pelle allumata alle cerniere e titolo manoscritto al dorso; al contropiatto anteriore, due ex-libris: Biblioteca Banzi e Rosita Levi Pisetzky . Bel frontespizio inciso su matrice di rame, con indicazione dell'artista: "Il Coriolano F(ecit)" - occhietto - frontespizio con fregio silografato - (24) - 556 pagine numerate. Al recto della carta successiva al frontespizio, in testa, arma civica di Ferrara sostenuta da angeli. Capilettera ornati a racemi e fregi tipografici silografati. Il volume è la prima edizione di un'importante opera sulla storia di Ferrara, composta da un noto erudito e letterato del luogo. Fra gli altri scritti di G. Baruffaldi senior sono oggi ricordate, in particolare, la Dissertatio de poetis Ferrariensibus (1698), Il Canapajo, le Vite de' pittori e scultori ferraresi, nonché versi giocosi, didascalici e ditirambi quali la Tabaccheide. Una certa solennità è conferita al volume dall'elenco dei "Signori Savi del Magistrato di Ferrara" posto in apertura. Di Baruffaldi è invece la prefazione del volume, nella quale l'autore discorre sulle caratteristiche della propria opera, precisando che essa va intesa come la continuazione delle storie di Ferrara precedentemente scritte da due altri eruditi: Gasparo Sardi e Agostino Faustini. Nei nove libri in cui è articolato il volume, le notizie storiche sono riportate in ordinata sequenza cronologica. Esemplare in ottimo stato conservativo, in barbe e dagli ampi margini, genuino e dall'interno assai fresco. Cfr. LOZZI C., "Biblioteca istorica della antica e nuova Italia [...]", vol. I, p. 287 num. 1613 Libro

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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      Edito nel 1700 a Amstelodam , In 8° quadrato, legatura in piena pergamena, tassello al dorso con titoli in oro, marca al frontespizio, titoli in rosso/nero, numerose tav. ripiegate, parte del testo in caratteri greci. Seconda edizione di molto accresciuta, di questo filosofo, predicatore e medico olandese Van Dale (1638-1708), nella quale si analizza la pratica degli oracoli presso i popoli antichi.Oracoli , quali la Pithia, l'oracolo di Delfi ecc. Questa stessa opera verrà rielaborata da Bouvier La Fontenelle come "Histoire des oracles". Interessante e rara opera . Buon esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Internazionale Ulrico Hoepli]
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        Planisferii Celesti, calcolati per l'anno 1700 corretti et aumentati di molte stelle?

      Carta celeste dei due emisferi, tratta dall' "Atlante Veneto". Molto decorativa. Higly decorative celestial map showing the northern and southern hemispheres, taken from the "Atlante Veneto " by Coronelli. Venezia Venice 615 465

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        Mappe - Monde, ou carte generale de la terre.

      Incisione in rame, mm 440x706, colorata d'epoca ai confini. Non comune ed elegante mappamondo inciso da H. Van Loon su due lastre stampate ravvicinate su di un foglio. Si tratta della riduzione della grande mappa murale dello stesso de Fer, pubblicata nel 1695 sotto gli auspici della Academie Royale des Sciences con criteri astronomici moderni. Numerosi sono comunque ancora gli errori geografici presenti: Australia e Nuova Guinea sono attacate, così come anche asia ed America; la California appare ancora come isola ed il Mississipi sfocia molto a sud est rispetto alla realtà. Negli angoli sono raffigurati vari fenomeni naturali ed atmosferici. In basso a destra vi è la nota editoriale "Chez l'autheur dans l'Isle du Palis sur le Quay de l'Orloge a la Sphere Royale" con data 1700; in alto al centro sotto al titolo c'è la dedica al Delfino di Francia ed una nota eitoriale con data 1705, segno di una evidente seconda tiratura. Buon esemplare con qualche strappetto restaurato (nel margine) rimarginata a sinistra ed in alto in modo speculare per circa 6 cm da entrambe le parti rispetto alla piega centrale, qualche traccia di umidità leggera. Shirley, 600, "Rare".

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      carta geografica del continente derivante da quella di Nicolas Sanson, edita a Parigi alla metà del XVII secolo. Editore, incisore e libraio, Paolo Petrini è attivo a Napoli tra il 1692 ed il 1748, realizzando numerose opere grafiche e topografiche, molto spesso derivandole da quelle di Sanson e Nicolas de Fer. La sua produzione è molto vasta e comprende centinaia di carte, molte delle quali ispirate al Mercurio Geografico della tipografia De Rossi di Roma. Tutta la sua opera è estremamente rara. E? molto probabile che il Petrini, piccolo editore locale con rari scambi all?estero, si ispiri alla carta dell?Asia del De Rossi che deriva dall?originale del Sanson. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva con ritocchi, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 550x405. Paolo Petrini, publisher, engraver and book trader, worked in Naples between 1692 and 1748, realizing cartographic and topographic works, very often after Sanson?s and Nicolas de Fer?s prints. His huge production includes hundreds of maps, especially those inspired to the Mercurio Geografico, and is extremely rare. As a matter of fact, this map derives probably from the one realized by De Rossi, who I his turn took inspiration from Sanson. Copper engraving, contemporary colour with touches, in excellent condition. Napoli Naples 550 405

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        Le Royaume de Naples divise en Douze Provinces

      Parigi Paris 550 440

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        America Aurea Pars Alter Mundi Auctoribus

      Amsterdam: [circa 1700]. Copper-engraved map, full period hand-colouring. 21 1/8 x 25 1/4 inches. Highly decorative map of North and South America showing California as an island and here with full period hand colouring. This decorative map by the Valk brothers is after a similar map by Carol Allard, first published circa 1696. Cartographically, both Allard and the Valks borrow heavily from the De Wit map of 1675, naming the Great Lakes, showing California as an island and with a Terra Esonis and Fretum Anian in the northwest. Interestingly, the Valks here re-issue the first state of Allard's map, i.e. before the re-engraving of the western Great Lakes and the Mississippi River (based on Hennepin's mapping). In addition, the lower left corner of the cartouche is left blank, whereas in subsequent issues of the Allard map, an inset of New Zealand appears. In the present issue, there are no toponyms on Terra Esonis and the South Pacific is without New Guinea. Cf. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 724 (discussing the map under the entry for Allard); Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast, 496; Tooley, "California as an Island," 68 in Tooley, The Mapping of America; McLaughlin,The Mapping of California as an Island, 176.

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        Nouveau voyage du Nort dans lequel on voit les moeurs, la maniere de vivre, & le superstition des Norweghiens, des Lapons, des Kiloppes des Borandiens, des Syberiens, des Moscovites, des Samojedes, Zembliens & des Islandois. Par le Sr. ***.

      Amsterdam., Au dépens d'Estienne Roger. . U. å. (ca. 1700). 8vo. Samtidig marmorert kartonasjebind. Ubeskåret. 342, (29), (1 blank) s. Med 18 kobberstukne helsides plansjer. N. d. (about 1700). 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards. Uncut. (342, (29), (1 blank) pp.With 18 fullpage copper engravings.. Schiötz 563 f **. 2 plansjer med rifter. 2 plates with tears

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        L'Amerique Septentrionale

      Paris: "Chez l'Auteur sur le Quai de l'Horloge", 1700 [circa 1708]. Copper- engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. 19 3/4 x 26 1/8 inches. A foundation map of America. "In 1700, Claude and Guillaume De L'Isle [first] published their foundation map of North America. What better way to usher in the eighteenth century cartographically than with this significant and influential map. It encapsulates an era in which the French exemplified a reliance on scientific mapping and beautifully incorporated it into the earlier influence of decorative augmentation" (Burden). Tooley adds: "A foundation map. The Great Lakes based on Coronelli show the French strong points at Tadousac, Quebec, Fort Sorel, Montreal & Fort Frontenac. the English settlements confined to the east of the Alleghenies, with Fort and River Kinibeki as the border between New England and Acadia. The Mississippi valley area is shown well developed with the recent French settlement of d'Iberville at Bilochy and forts at Bon Secours and St. Louis. In this map De L'Isle corrected longitude positions and was the first to revert to a peninsula form of California." Perhaps most significantly, in the second and subsequent states of the map the mouth of the Mississippi is accurately shown for the first time, being the first map to depict information from the surveys of the D'Iberville expedition. This copy Burden's sixth state, with De L'Isle's address as "Quai de l'Horloge" and with Renard's imprint erased. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 761 (state 6); Tooley, "French Mapping of the Americas" 30 in Tooley, The Mapping of North America; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 700.5.

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        Speculum metallurgiae politissimum. Oder: Hell-polierter Berg-Bau-Spiegel, darinnen zu befinden: Wie man Bergwerck suchen, ausschürffen, mit Nutzen bauen, allenthalben wohl anstellen, befördern, dabey alles Gestein und Ertze gewinnen... in Druck gegeben, und mit Kuppfern gezieret, durch dessen Enckel Johann Christoph Boldbergen...

      Erste /1./ Ausgabe. 6 Bll., 168 S., 27 Bll. Mit 25 Kupfertafeln. Zeitgenössischer Ganzledereinband auf 6 echten Bünden. 4to. (32x 20cm) Rücken oben hinten leicht, ca. 10cm aufgeplatzt. Ledereinband normal berieben. Innen gebräunt, hinten ein wenig stärker. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        THE ANGLER'S VADE MECUM: Or, a Compendious, yet full, Discourse of Angling.

      Third Edition. William Battersby. 1700.. pp326, plus five leaves of index including catalogue. Small 8vo. Illustrated, inscription, with some slight foxing mainly to page ends and slight browning mainly to the boards. Contemporary panelled calf on boards, spine calf is 20th century and lighter than boards calf, lacks rear ep., otherwise VG. With two plates, illustrated with pictures of fish. There is a good inscription by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Islington, London 1863 on the merits of the book. Tomlins' father (his signature appears here too) wrote a number of books on law, and he himself wrote `Yseldon: A Perambutlation if Islington' 1858. This is a book which seems cannot be found perfect. In particular the plates always seem to be missing or margins damaged with text missing, or pages or title page missing, etc. This copy here lacks the rear end paper only and as such is probably as close to a perfect copy as has been offered on the market for some time. Angling books of the date are almost impossible to obtain. The first edition was 1681, second 1689. CCPS2003 US$0

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        Le Royaume de Danemark.

      Kobberstukket generalkort over Danmark. Paris 1700. Plademål: 66x46cm. Med brede margener. Samtidig konturkolorering. Med heraldisk titelkartouche (tilegnet den franske konge og med hans våben). Velbevaret blad, monteret med bred passepartout i nyere guldramme.. Smukt, stort og meget dekorativt kort over Danmark i dets fulde historiske udstrækning - fra Blåvand til Blekinge. Kortet bygger på det Danmarkskort, den store franske kartograf Sanson udfærdigede omrking 1660

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        Limeneuretike [in Greek] sive Portuum investigandorum ratio. Metaphraste Hug. Grotio Batavo.Leiden: Officina Plantiniana, 1599.

      First Latin edition, very rare, of Stevin's important contribution to the art of maritime position finding by use of the compass and its deviation, published at the same time as the original Dutch edition (<i>De Havenvinding</i>). "In a seafaring nation like the Dutch republic matters of navigation were, of course, of great importance... in a short treatise entitled <i>De Havenvinding</i>, [Stevin] approached the subject of determining the longitude of a ship, a problem that was not fully solved until the nineteenth century. Several previous authors had suggested that longitude might be determined by measuring the deviation of the magnetic needle from the astronomical meridian, a suggestion based on the assumption that the earthwide distribution of terrestrial magnetism was known. Since the determination of latitude was well known, such a measurement would allow the sailor to chart longitudinal position against the latitudinal circle.<br/><br/> "Stevin, in his booklet, gave a clear explanation of this method; he differed from Petrus Plancius and Mercator in that he did not rely upon a priori conceptions of the way in which geomagnetic deviation depends upon geographical position. Although he was willing to offer a conjecture about this dependence, Stevin insisted on the necessity of collecting actual measurements from all possible sources and urged the establishment of an empirical, worldwide survey. His method was sound, although as data began to accumulate it became clear that the magnetic elements were subject to secular variation. The problem was at last solved more simply by the invention of the ship's chronometer" (DSB XIII, 49). Halley made use of Stevin's method in his map of isogones published in 1700. <br/><br/> Christoffel Raphelengius was granted the privilege to print the work, in any language, in August 1599. An English edition was prepared by Edward Wright on the advice of Richard Hakluyt, while a French edition was entitled <i>Le Trouve Port</i>. The Latin translation was entrusted to the young and highly precocious Hugo Grotius, whose father Jan had been a long-standing associate of Stevin's. One of his very earliest works, Grotius' translation began an enterprise which culminated in his great <i>Mare Liberum (On the Freedom of the Seas)</i> of 1609. <br/><br/> All editions of Stevin's work are of exceptional rarity, only a single copy of any edition having appeared at British and American auctions in over 30 years: the copy of Wright's English translation sold at the Penrose sale in 1971 and then in the Streeter sale of 2007, currently being offered in the trade at $72,500. <br/><br/> Bierens de Haan 4565; Dijksterhuis X and pp 87-92; OCLC lists no copy in America.. Small 4to (210 x 148 mm), pp [xii] 21 [1], with woodcut printer's compass device on title and three woodcut illustrations in text, two full-page; a few leaves with very faint waterstain, a very good copy in old marbled wrappers

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        Sciagraphia juris divini naturalis, poritivi & gentium.

      In qua officia honimun, civium, gentium, ad justum methoum ex veris suis fontibus sunt expressa & delineata. Auctore Jona Billovio. (Uppsala, 1700.) 8:o. (16),+ 208 s. Enstaka småfläckar. Samtida pergamentband. Lång helsides handskriven dedikation till Samuel Bark på försättsbladet. Ur det Cederhielmska biblioteket på Säby, med Germund Ludvig Cederhielms initialer på frampärmens insida. Lidén s. 332 för dissertationsupplagan under Carl Lundius presidium. Björne s. 45. Carlander II, 186f. Detta är bokhandelsupplagan, med ett nytt titelblad. Jonas (eller Johan) Billovius (ca. 1660-1712) blev adjunkt vid juridiska fakulteten i Uppsala 1698, akademisekreterare 1703 och två år före sin död professor i philosophia civili. Avhandlingen som är en översiktlig lärobok ledde till en revirstrid mellan den filosofiska och den juridiska fakulteten om naturrättens tillhörighet. Ämbetsmannen och det blivande riksrådet Samuel Bark (1662-1743) hade efter sin hemkomst från sina utrikes studieresor 1695 blivit anställd i kungl. kansliet. Han är idag mest känd för sin brevväxling med Olof Hermelin. Hans för sin tid stora bibliotek såldes på auktion 1744. Det stora biblioteket på Säby i Östergötland byggdes upp av fyra generationer Cederhielm, varav Germund Ludvig (1755-1841) var den sista. Efter att ha stått nedpackat såldes biblioteket slutligen under 13 auktionsdagar åren 1878, 1880 och 1882

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        Norvegia Regnum Divisum in suos Dioeceses Nidrosiensem, Bergensem, Opsloensem, et Stavangriensem et Præfecturam Bahusiæ.

      Handcoloured engraved map. Amsterdam ca. 1700. 59 x 51 cm.. With inset map of the northern part of Norway in upper left corner & with decorative cartouche

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      Oratio panegyrica, quam serenissimo atq; potentissimo principi & domino, domino Carolo duodecimo, Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorum regi, &c. &c. &c. patri patriæ, pio, felici, augusto domino suo clementissimo, ipsis Caroli augustissimis nominalibus d. XXVIII. jan. a. MDCC. Devotissime dedicavit, atq; proclamavit Joh. Christ: Mandell. Stockholm, Olavi Enaei, (1700). 4:o. (44) s. Med fin träsnittsvinjett. Nära skuren. Fuktrand på femte till sjunde bladet. Fläckar på ett par ställen. Tagen ur band. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Warmholtz 5227. Vinjetten visar ett anagram "Carolus" "Sol Carus", med ett strålande ansikte som tittar ut genom O:et i Carolus omgivet av lagerkransar

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        Speculum metallurgiae politissimum. Oder: Hell-polierter Berg-Bau-Spiegel, darinnen zu befinden: Wie man Bergwerck suchen, ausschürffen, mit Nutzen bauen, allenthalben wohl anstellen, befördern, dabey alles Gestein und Ertze gewinnen... in Druck gegeben, und mit Kuppfern gezieret, durch dessen Enckel Johann Christoph Boldbergen...

      Erste /1./ Ausgabe. 6 Bll., 168 S., 27 Bll. Mit 25 Kupfertafeln. Zeitgenössischer Ganzledereinband auf 6 echten Bünden. 4to. (32x 20cm) Rücken oben hinten leicht, ca. 10cm aufgeplatzt. Ledereinband normal berieben. Innen gebräunt, hinten ein wenig stärker. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Miscellanies. Viz. I Advice to a Daughter. II. The Character of a Trimmer. III. The Anatomy of an Equivalent. IV. A Letter to a Dissenter. V. Cautions for Choice of Parliament Men. VI. A Rough Draft of a New Model at Sea. VII. Maxims of State.

      London: Printed for Matt. Gillyflower 1700.. First collected edition, 8vo, (ii), 21, (1), 84, (vi), 97, (1), 42, (ii), 30, 16, (ii), 44, (ii), 21, (1, ii), 6, (4) pp. Frontispiece, one leaf with a closed tear and slight loss the outer margin, not affecting text, some browning, 2 ink stamps to title, contemporary inscription to fly leaf, paste downs taken from a contemporary theological work, later small Library label to front paste down. Contemporary panelled calf, blind triple rules and corner decorations, some light wear, neatly rebacked. An advisor to three Kings in his lifetime, Halifax was involved in many of the momentous events that affected England in the second half of the eighteenth century. Elevated to the peerage and sent on a diplomatic mission to France by Charles II, he was made Lord Privy Seal under William III. Two different tracts, both entitled "A Letter to a Dissenter", are present. The second, "...from his Friend at the Hague...", 16 pp, collates as part of the original volume but is by Daniel Defoe, while Halifax's own piece under the same title, 30 pp, has been inserted. Moore's Checklist of the Writings of Daniel Defoe, 5, notes this confusion. The "Funeral Poem" to Halifax's memory at the beginning of the volume is by the playwright Elkanah Settle. Wing H315.

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        Dell'istoria di ferrara... libri nove ne' quali diffusamente si narrano le cose avvenute in essa, dall'anno mdclv, fino al mdcc... in ferrara, pomatelli, 1700.

      Cm. 23, pp. (30) 556. Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa da Coriolano, grande stemma alla dedica, testate, capolettera e finalini in xilografia. Perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tassello in marocchino rosso. Tagli colorati. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, non comune soprattutto nel presente stato di conservazione. Cfr. Fossati - Bellani, 2784; Lozzi, 1613 e Piantanida.

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        Histoire de tous les archeveschez, et eveschez de l'univers. Par tables geographiques & chronologiques. Ou l'on voit dans un abregé methodique & succinct, l'estat ancien & present, tant de l'Eglise latine que de l'Eglise....[title continued below]:

      Paris: Chez Florentin et Pierre Delaulne, 1700.. Title continued : greque & des autres communions de la Chretienté ; la situation & distribution de toutes les Provinces ecclesiastiques, les noms des archeveschez & éveschez, leurs érections, unions, translations, suppressions, prérogatives, &c. Avec un Dictionnaire des noms latins ; l'explication de ce qu'il y a de plus necessaire & de plus curieux à sçavoir de chaque archevesché ou evêché, & une Table de leurs noms vulgaires, avec leurs revenus. Par Monsieur l'Abbé de Commanville.Two parts in one volume. 8vo, pp. (32): 378 :(6): 275 :(1 blank), contemmporary full tan speckled calf, spine gilt extra within raised bands with crimson lettering piece; a royal binding with three fleurs-de-lis beneath a crown blocked in gilt to centre of both covers. Two 1-inch splits to lower joint, headband and corners of boards rubbed, some marginal worming. Title-page detached but present and undamaged. Generally a handsome copy of a rare work.

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        An Abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay concerning Humane Understanding. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged

      London: Printed for A. And J. Churchil.. 1700 Second edition. Nineteenth-century blindstamped paneled calf, edges stained red. . Small octavo. Front hinge weak, but holding. A very good copy. "The abridgement was Wynne's own idea and is based on the 2nd and 3rd editions (textually the same). Locke is said to have approved an abridgement in principle. This is one of the very few books dedicated to Locke (curiously)....Rather than rephrasing, Wynne's abridgment was accomplished by making strategic deletions in each chapter, sometimes adding transitional phrases, and keeping to Locke's own words" (Yolton pp 155/6).

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        The Secret History of the Most Renown&#39;d Q. Elizabeth, and E. Essex

      For Will With the Wisp at the Sign of the Moon in the Ecliptick, Cologne (false imprint, probably London), 1700. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Later full red morocco, rear hinge cracked, front cracked and neatly repaired, spine darkend; still an attractive little binding. [4],114p., two impressions of the erotic woodcut as frontis pieces to the two sections, the first with light wear at the edges and a small tear to the corner, the second a fine impression. Separate title for part 2, paging is continuous. undated ca. 1695-early 18th century. A number of editions were published, this is most similar to ESTC T220773. Originally published as Comte d&#146;Essex histoire Angloise in 1678 and in English in 1680. The story was turned into a play and in 1912 adapted as a silent film entitled Les Amours de la reine Élisabeth starring Sarah Bernhardt as Elizabeth. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Previous owner&#39;s signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Erotica; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042195. .

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      von Schweden Rath, Feldmarschal und General-Gouverneur in Liefland, den hochwolgebohrnen Herrn Grafen Erich Dahlberg überreichte Declarationes und Erklärung. (Stockholm, Kungl. tryckeriet, 1700.) 4:o. 36 s. Tagen ur band. Äldre bläckpaginering i övre hörn. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Klemming, Sveriges förhållande, s. 278. Warmholtz 5246. Överlämnad i Riga den 24 augusti år 1700 (Quiding anger dock den 8 augusti). Detta är Stockholmsvarianten med "aufrürisches" istället för "auffrürisches". Deklaration och trohetsförklaring av Lantdagen i Riga år 1700 och dess fördömande av Johan Reinhold Patkul, med förteckning på alla deltagare

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        Le platonisme devoilé. Ou essai touchant le verbe platonicien. Divisé en deux parties

      Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau, 1700 First edition. Contemporary calf, gilt spine. . Twelvemo. Some wear to upper cover, front joint neatly repaired, spine lettering a bit flaked. A very good copy. From the Macclesfield Library, with their bookplate, and the notation that this was a gift from the publisher ("Ex dono Editoris"). Matthieu Souverain (d. ca. 1699) was a Huguenot who settle in England, and a notorious Socinian. Here, he discusses the doctrine of the Logos in St. John's Gospel. This work attracted considerable attention, and was certainly read by Locke. An English translation appeared in 1700, and a German one in 1782. There is also a modern edition, published by Fayard of Paris, in 2004.

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        An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. In Four Books. Written by John Locke, Gent. The Fourth Edition, with Large Additions.

      Complete with fine engraved frontispiece portrait by Vanderbanck after Brounower, [40], 226, 233-438, [12]pp., [with the usual error in paging with pp.227-232 omitted and some pages misnumbered, these being 91/92 as p.93/94; p.95/96 numeration duplicated; p.371 as p.317; p.380 as p.390; p.381 as p.391]. This copy with 8 preliminary contents leaves (being signatures b-c) also in duplicate one set being erroneously sewn in after Epistle. * This copy also, very intriguingly, has, inserted loose, a copy of the first 4 pages of Book I Chapter I, transcribed on two folio manuscript leaves in a fine unidentified early 18thC hand. * Tall folio, a fine and attractive copy in contemporary spotted calf, spine elaborately gilt in compartments between raised bands with red leather label, front hinge professionally and almost invisibly restored, boards with gilt fillets, London: printed for Awnsham and John Churchill.., and Samuel Manship, 1700. * PROVENANCE: With the 18thC signature of Robert Maxwell on the first blank flyleaf and his elaborate 18thC engraved armorial bookplate reading "Robert Maxwell of Finnebrogue" [County Down, Northern Ireland] on verso of title. Finnebrogue House, still standing, dates back to 1623 and is the oldest inhabited house in Northern Ireland. *This is the penultimate lifetime edition of Locke's major work and the last lifetime edition issued with the fine portrait, and - other than the first - the most important edition, since it has the significant addition by Locke of the chapter on the association of ideas (Book II Chapter XXXIII), as well as a chapter on enthusiasm, (Book IV Chapter XIX), as well as additions to Book and Book IV.xii.6. *"Locke's chapter title -- though not his actual discussion of the subject -- is the origin of associationism, as elaborated much later by Hartley, Hume, James Mill, and Bain and, mistaken interpretation or not, is consensually regarded as the Ursprung of experimental psychology as opposed to merely speculative philosophical psychology." GM #4967; PMM #164; Wing L2742. * Locke (1632-1704) took up Bacon's challenge "to estimate critically the certainty and adequacy of human knowledge when confronted with God and the universe" (Lilly Library, Printing and the Mind of Man, 148). It is a study that has "remained fundamental to philosophical discussion ever since" (op. cit.). Leclerc called the fourth edition the "best edition."

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        L'economia del cittadino in villa... libri vii. riveduta, ed accresciuta in molti luoghi dal medesimo auttore, con l'aggiunta delle qualita' del cacciatore. in venetia, per il prodocimo, 1700.

      Cm. 21, pp. 544. Grande incisione xilografica al frontespizio con ritratto, ripetuta nel testo. Leg. del tempo in cart. alla rustica. Esemplare genuino e marginoso con qualche brunitura, lievi gore chiare e moderate tracce d'uso. Complessivamente buon esemplare. Antico ex libris manoscritto ed etichetta del libraio Michel'Angelo Fumanelli. Opera classica, spesso ristampata, con capitoli riguardanti l'agricoltura e la gastronomia. Sempre citata nelle bibliografie venatorie per il capitolo finale sul cacciatore e per vari altri richiami nel testo. Cfr. Ceresoli, Westbury e Piantanida (1807) che citando la prima edizione (del 1644) afferma: ""Il libro I tratta del pane e del vino; il II delle viti e delle api; il III del cortile con interessanti nozioni di culinaria; il IV dell'orto e del modo di cucinare le verdure; il V del giardino; il VI della coltivazione dei campi; il VII delle influenze del sole e della luna sulla coltivazione con curiose descrizioni di banchetti e pranzi e consigli sulla caccia"". Di notevole interesse inoltre altri capitoli di gastronomia tra cui uno elenca i 110 modi per condire e cucinare la carne di maiale.

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        Numismata summorum pontificum templi vaticani fabricam indicantia, chronologica ejusdem fabricae narratione, ac multiplici eruditione explicata... romae, ex typographia d.a. herculis, 1700.

      Cm. 36, pp. xii (2) 218. Grande incisione allegorica al frontespizio e 91 tavole fuori testo (anche doppie e ripiegate). Il tutto magistralmente inciso in rame dallo stesso autore, da Gir. Frezza e Alessandro Specchi. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso a cinque nervi con titoli ms. Timbretti di carattere ecclesiastico all'occhietto, alcune carte di testo un po brunite ed il margine destro di alcune carte rifilato. Nel complesso esemplare genuino, fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'ultima carta fra le preliminari riporta due sonetti di F. Posterla che spesso non è presente nell'opera. Seconda edizione di questo classico lavoro sull'architettura della Basilica di San Pietro munito di un apparato iconografico di grande qualità. Opera celebrata dalle maggiori bibliografie. Cfr. Olschki (16487), Cicognara; Berlin Katalog 2679 e altri.

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