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        The DISQUISITION Of The LAW Of NATURE, According to the Principles and Method Laid Down in the Reverand Cumberland's (now Lord Bishop of Peterborough's) Latin Treatise on that Subject. As Also His Confutations of Mr Hobbs's Principles, put into another Method. Somewhat Enlarged by James Tyrrell, Esq. With the Right Reverend Author's Approbation

      London:: Printed for W. Rogers .. R. Knaplock ... A. Bell ... and T. Cockeril,. 1701.. 8vo: A^8 a - c^8 d^4 B - 2C^8. 7-3/4" x 4-7/8". 2nd Edition Corrected. Based on Cumberland's De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio Philosophica, first published 1672. lxxii, 384, 369 - 380 [= 396], [4] pp. Advert penultimate leaf; last leaf blank.. Early full speckled calf binding with red maroon leather title label in the second compartment. Red speckled edges.. Modest extremity wear. Bookplate residue to front paste-down. Paper. flaws in A4 [lower margin], K4 [lower margin], O1 [lower margin,. affecting one letter in last line], R7 [mid-leaf, affecting a couple. letters in two lines] & 2C1 [rt margin]. Overall, a pleasing, square. & tight VG+ copy..

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        Historia Ptolemaeorum Aegypti Regum, Ad fidem NUMISMATUM accommodata.

      Amsterdam, Gallet, Huguetanorum, 1701. Folio. Contemporary full calf with 6 raised bands to richly gilt spine. Hinges and capitals a bit worn, but still tight. Corners bumped. Apart from a few browned leaves, a fine and clean copy. Title-page printed in red and black and with a large engraved allegorical vignette. Large allegorical vignette to dedication. 102 lovely engravings of coins in the text. (20), 218 pp. Engraved book-plate to inside of front board: "Sir Francis L.H. Goodricke Bart." (19th cent.) and to inside of back board: Andrew M. Sherling" as well as gift-inscription (from Edmund Caldwell, to St. Michaelis Convent) to front free end-paper: "Monasteris St. Michaelis/ D.D./ Don. Edmundus Caldwell O.S.B./ a.d. 1871". Early inscription to title-page.. Scarce first edition of this standard work, one of the most important histories of the Egyptian Kingdom of the Ptolemies (323 B.C. to 30 B.C.), considered one of the most influential works on this complicated and perplexed part of ancient history. The work quickly became the main reference-work on the subject. It is especially noteworthy in its inclusion of Ptolemaeic coinage and is one of the first modern histories of the Ptolemies to not merely treat the subject chronologically; it is the first to explain this period by help of coins. The Ptolemaic Kingdom was a Hellenistic kingdom in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty that Ptolemy I Soter founded after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC-which ended with the death of Cleopatra VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC. The Ptolemies were the Greek Rulers in Egypt after the death of Alexander the Great.The vast empire that Alexander the Great had conquered, was too big for one successor. One general was entrusted with Macedonia, another Thrace, and a third Syria. Ptolemy I Soter, one of Alexander's favorite generals, was made governor of Egypt. Alexandria, the capital city, quickly became a center of Greek culture and trade. For more than 350 years the Ptolemies ruled Egypt. Ptolemy's son Ptolemy Philadelpus ruled after Alexander's general. It was Ptolemy Phladelphus who made the library at Alexandria the best in the world. With the death of Cleopatra, probably the most famous of the Ptolemies, the dynasty of the Ptolemies came to an end and Egypt became part of the Roman Empire

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        An Account of the Breeding of Worms in Human Bodies; Their Nature, and Several Sorts; Their Effects, Symptoms, and Prognostics. With the True means to Avoid Them, and Med'cines to Cure Them. [Includes a Section on the Use of Tobacco]

      H. Rhodes at the Star the corner of Bride-lane, Fleetstreet; and A. Bell at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-market, London 1701 - xl, 266pp; + index. 4 fold out plates. ' Done from the French Original, with Figures'. Includes a discussion [pages 218-240 ] on 'Whether the use of tobacco shortens life', a question debated March 26th 1699 in the Physic schools in Paris. Cover rubbed with upper board detached. Feps missing. Page ends darkened throughout. Front dedication and rear index page edges brittle through possible fire impact. Part of Plate I removed. Contents firm. Ex.-lib Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE L¿ISLE DE CEYLAN (1701, copie ayant appartenue au comte de Rupelmonde )

      1701 - Amsterdam, chez J. L. De Lorme, 1701, reliure plein cuir d¿époque avec nerfs et décors au dos, environ 16.5 X 10 cm, (24) 352 pages, illustré de 7 planches gravées dépliantes. Une vieille note manuscrite sur la page de titre indique que ce livre appartient au comte de Rupelmonde. La reliure est en bon état montrant de l¿usure sous forme de frottements (voir les images), la charnière du premier plat est fendue mais le plat tient bon, et enfin la pièce de titre au dos est manquante. Les tranches des pages sont soit mouchetées ou alors c¿est qu¿il reste un résidus de teinture rouge. À l¿intérieur tout se passe bien, les pages sont propres et solidement reliées, sans inscriptions (sauf celle déjà mentionnée sur la page de titre), sans déchirures ou pliures, quelques salissures aux gardes et de rarissimes roussures. Les sept planches sont présentes et en très bonne condition mais la grande carte dépliante est absente comme c¿est apparemment souvent le cas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lex Parliamentaria, Or, A Treatise of the Law and Custom

      1701. [Petyt, William (1636-1707), Attributed]. [Phillips, George (1599?-1696), Attributed]. Lex Parliamentaria, Or, A Treatise of the Law and Custom of Parliaments. Shewing Their Antiquity, Names, Kinds, And Qualities. Of the Three Estates; And of the Dignity and Excellency of Parliaments, Their Power and Authority. Of the Election of Members of the House of Commons in General, Their Privilege, Qualifications, And Duties. Of the Electors; And Their Rights, Duties; And Manner of Elections. Of the Returns to Parliament; The Sheriff's and Other Officers Duty Therein. Of the Manner of Election of the Speaker; And of His Business and Duty. Of the Manner of Passing Bills, And the Orders to be Observed in the House of Commons. Of Sessions of Parliament; As Also of Prorogations and Adjournments: Together with the Proper Laws and Customs of Parliaments. With an Appendix of a Case in Parliament Between Sir Francis Goodwyn and Sir John Fortescue, For the Knights Place for the County of Bucks, 1 Jac. I. With Large Additions. London: Printed for J. Stagg, [c.1701]. [x], 434, [1] pp. Includes two one-page publisher advertisements. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, rebacked in period style, gilt-edged raised bands to spine, hinges mended. Light rubbing, some chipping to spine ends, corners bumped. Early bookplate (of B.O. Taylor) to front pastedown. Minor toning to text, faint dampstaining to foot of text block. Early owner signature (of John Taylor) and "6/.6" in small hand to title page, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy. * Second edition. Petyt, a member of the Inner Temple, was active in the Whig cause. In return for his support he was appointed Keeper of the Records in the Tower Of London after the Glorious Revolution, a post he held until his death in 1707. First published in 1690, Lex Parliamentaria is one of his five major works on Parliament that advanced Whig ideology. The others are Ancient Rights of the Commons Asserted (1680), Miscellanea Parliamentaria (1680), Rights of the Commons Answered (1681) and Jus Parliamentaria (1739). This book is also attributed to George Phillips. The ESTC records an edition from 1698. Our edition, designated the second, is not dated. Wing and the ESTC, based on a read

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        Heinrich Anselms von Ziegler und Kliphausen, Churfürstl. Sächsischen Raths und Assessoris des hohen Stifts Meißen zu Wurtzen Historisches Labyrinth der Zeit, Darinnen Die denckwürdigsten Welt-Händel, Absonderlich aber die richtigsten Lebens-Beschreibungen aller ietzt-lebenden u. verstorbenen Könige in Europa u. theils Asia, samt d. Groß-Meister d. Deutschen Ordens in Preußen und d. Heer-Meister in Lieffland, ferner eine accurate Historische u. Genealogische Vorstellung d. alten Chur- u. Fürstlichen Häuser in Deutschland, wie auch d. vornehmsten Geistlichen Häuser in Deutschland, wie auch d. vornehmsten Geistlichen u. Weltlichen Standes-Personen, berühmter Kriegshelden u. gelehrter Leute Ankunft, Thaten u. Absterben, Ingleichen d. merkwürdig

      Gleditsch d. Aeltere;, Leipzig: 1701 - Leipzig: Gleditsch d. Aeltere; 1701. 35 cm. 4 Bl., 1352 S., 28 Bl. Neuer schlichter Leder-, Hinterdeckel: Halbleder-Einbd., Rücken aufgeklebt. - Vorsätze unschön erneuert, stellenweise etw. stockfleckig, letzte 3 Bl. angerandet u. faltig; am Rand wenige Wurmspuren ohne Textverlust; es fehlt d. Titelkupfer u. Bl. 753/54 . - Insgesamt stabiles, sonst ordentliches Exemplar dieses interessanten Werkes. Erste Ausgabe. Hayn/Gotendorf 8, 651. Seebaß 1140. - 1718 erschien noch e. Fortsetzung, verfasst von C. Stieff. Sprache: Deutsch - Vorsätze unschön erneuert, stellenweise etw. stockfleckig, letzte 3 Bl. angerandet u. faltig; am Rand wenige Wurmspuren ohne Textverlust; es fehlt d. Titelkupfer u. Bl. 753/54 . - Insgesamt stabiles, sonst ordentliches Exemplar dieses interessanten Werkes. Neuer schlichter Leder-, Hinterdeckel: Halbleder-Einbd., Rücken aufgeklebt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The DISQUISITION Of The LAW Of NATURE, According to the Principles and Method Laid Down in the Reverand Cumberland's (now Lord Bishop of Peterborough's) Latin Treatise on that Subject. As Also His Confutations of Mr Hobbs's Principles, put into another Method. Somewhat Enlarged by James Tyrrell, Esq. With the Right Reverend Author's Approbation.

      Printed for W. Rogers . R. Knaplock . A. Bell . and T. Cockeril,, London: 1701 - Modest extremity wear. Bookplate residue to front paste-down. Paper flaws in A4 [lower margin], K4 [lower margin], O1 [lower margin, affecting one letter in last line], R7 [mid-leaf, affecting a couple letters in two lines] & 2C1 [rt margin]. Overall, a pleasing, square & tight VG+ copy. Early full speckled calf binding with red maroon leather title label in the second compartment. Red speckled edges. 8vo: A^8 a - c^8 d^4 B - 2C^8. 7-3/4" x 4-7/8". 2nd Edition Corrected. Based on Cumberland's De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio Philosophica, first published 1672. lxxii, 384, 369 - 380 [= 396], [4] pp. Advert penultimate leaf; last leaf blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Isle of California. New Mexico. Lousiane. The River Misisipi. and the Lake's of Canada

      No date. Ca. early 1700s.. Engraved map, 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (16 x 18.5cm) on sheet 7 3/4 x 9 inches, centrefold as issued. Spot in right margin, light toning to paper, very soft crease to lower right corner. Moll's map shows California as an island, the Gulf of California separating it from mainland North America. The map first appeared in A System of Geography, 1701 and was reissued in other publications in the early 18th century. This copy has a blank verso. .

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        The Works of Mr. John Dryden. The Fourth Volume. Being his translation of Virgil's Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis ; adorn'd with a hundred Sculptures (Illustrated By Wenceslaus Hollar)

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1701. THIRD EDITION. Volume four of a four volume set. Full gilt calf from the late 18th century. Spine expertly relaid. Seven raised bands and compartmented with tooled designs on spine. Gilt lettering and gilt detalling. All edges marbled. Title pages in red and black. Title pages is a cancel. So, even though it says third edition, the text and illustrations are from the 2nd edition. Nice bright copy but with some age-toning to the text. Plates are bright and unfoxed. 690 pages. Frontispiece, 9 plates in the "Pastorals", 19 plates in the "Georgics", and 71 plates in the "Aeneis". Size of paper 13 inches by 8.5 inches. Many of these plates were engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar. See Macdonald 108. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. WENCESLAUS HOLLAR (known as Wenzel Hollar in Germany), was a Bohemian etcher, who lived in England for much of his life. He was born in Prague, and died in London, being buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster. Hollar produced a variety of works; his plates number nearly 3000, and include views, portraits, ships, religious subjects, heraldic subjects, landscapes, and still life in many different forms. His architectural drawings, such as those of Antwerp and Strassburg cathedrals, and his views of towns, are to scale, but are intended as pictures as well. He reproduced decorative works of other artists, as in the famous chalice after Mantegna's drawing. Almost complete collections of Hollar's work are kept in the British Museum, the print room at Windsor Castle and the National Gallery in Prague. Hollar's oeuvre was first catalogued in 1745 by George Vertue. The prints were subsequently catalogued in 1853 by Gustav Parthey and in 1982 by Richard Pennington. A new complete illustrated catalogue has been published in the New Hollstein German series.. Third Edition. Full Calf Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardcover.

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        AN ESSAY ON MIRACLES IN TWO DISCOURSES

      London: Printed for Charles Harper ... , 1701.. [16],277,[3]pp. Octavo. Contemporary red goat skin, raised bands, gilt label, compartments decorated in gilt, covers with elaborately ornamented panels with corner devices and floral roll within the inner panel, within triple rule border, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., likely by Robert Steel. Upper joint slightly tender, very shallow loss at crown of spine, upper cover shows some irregular dark discolorations, binder's blanks darkened, textblock very bright, crisp and fresh. First edition. The binding was attributed by the former owner to Robert Steel, who apprenticed to Samuel Mearne, and indeed, the floral roll matches that used on other bindings attributed to him (see Maggs 1212:70, for example, on a binding made for Queen Anne). Fleetwood, at the time of this publication, was Fellow of Eton-College and Chaplain in Ordinary to William III. The text was assembled to be delivered as the Boyle Lecture, which Fleetwood had been unable to deliver due to illness. In 1707, he published the more widely known work of economic analysis, CHRONICON PRECIOSUM .... To all appearances, this would qualify as a large, fine paper copy (200 x 120 mm) were it not for the fact that the dimensions seem common to decent copies of the entire edition. ESTC T83611.

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        The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox. Newly Corrected and Purged, from all Grossness in Phrase and Matter. Augmented and Enlarged with Sundry Excellent Morals and Expositions Upon Every Several Chapter. Reynard

      London: T. Ilive, for Edward Brewster. Very Good. 1701. Hardcover. Some minor shelf wear to some edges. Worming affects only a portion of the Second part so it was probably bound together with the other two parts like that - images sent upon request. ; Three Parts, dated: 1701, 1681, and 1684, respectively. Consisting of "THE Most Delectable History Of Reynard the Fox," And "The Most Pleasant and Delightful History of Reynard the Fox. The Second Part Containing Much Matter of Pleasure and Content Written for the Delight of Young Men, Pleasure of the Aged and Profit of All. To Which is Added Many Excellent Morals." Printed by A. M. And R. R. For Edward Brewster, At the Sign of the Crane in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1681. Part 3 is "THE Shifts of Reynardine the Son of Reynard The Fox, Or a Pleasant History of His Life and Death Full of Variety, etc. And may fitly be applied to the Late Times Now Published for the Reformation of Mens Manners. Printed by T. F. For Edward Brewster. 1684. 159 pages. Blue leather with gilt borders and floral corners on the covers, raised bands with gilt scrolled compartments and lettering on the spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt, but somewhat faded. Gilt dentelles on inside covers. Bound by Hammond. Bookplate of former owner with amorial crest and Latin inscription on inside front cover tipped in only. ; Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        Fasti di Lodovico XIV [Festival of Louis XIV]

      Bologna: Constantino Pisarri, 1701. In handsome modern full leather binding; red leather label on spine, raised bands, gilt pineapple motifs stamped on front and back. With 12 plates by Bolognese engraver Ludovico Mattioli. Engraved frontis of Louis XIV. 12 poems in priase of Louis XIV arranged by month, each month beginning with a full-page illustration and a large pictorial initial.

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        The Art of Painting in Oyl. Wherein is included each particular Circumstance relating to that Art and Mystery. Containing the best and most approved Rules for preparing, mixing and working of Oyl Colours ... to which is added, the whole Art and Mystery of Colouring Maps, and other Prints with Water Colours

      London: Printed for Samuel Crouch, 1701. Small 8vo. (5 15/16 x 3 3/4 inches). [8], 110pp. Contemporary manuscript marginalia. Contemporary calf, covers bordered with a blind double fillet, spine with raised bands, black morocco lettering piece in the second compartment. One of the earliest manuals detailing the formulation and mixing of colours for painting in oil. This third edition noted for corrections and an additional chapter on the colouring of maps with watercolours. ESTCT 98429

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        COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, AND OPERAS WRITTEN BY JOHN DRYDEN, ESQ

      1701. Very Good. DRYDEN, John. THE COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, AND OPERAS WRITTEN BY JOHN DRYDEN, ESQ; Now first collected together, and Corrected from the Originals. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Gray's-Inn-Gate in Gray's-Inn-Lane; Thomas Bennet, at the Half-Moon; and Richard Wellington, at the Lute in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1701. The first folio edition of Dryden's plays, as well as the first to attempt a complete collection with accurate texts. Earlier collected editions of Dryden's plays were just that, collections of quarto editions bound together with a general title- page, the contents of which vary according to what editions were available when the sets were made up. Two folio volumes, 34 x 21 cm: [ ]2, A-2S4, 2X- 4I4,4K1; [ ]2, B-2Q4, R2, 2M-4B4. Pp. [6], 326, 337-618 (i.e. 608); [4], 308, 261-558 (i.e. 604). Titles pages printed in red and black. Text is complete despite the breaks in signatures and many errors in pagination, which are a result of the book having been given out to different printers according to Macdonald. Text is mostly quite clean but for some occasional light foxing and, in Volume 2, some browned signatures, with a few minor instances of nicked corners or closed tears in margins as well. Folding frontispiece portrait Dryden in Volume 1. 38 x 29 cm. Engraved by Edelinck after after Godfrey Kneller, it is trimmed close to the image on the left and bottom margins, and folded to fit in the volume. There is a 17.8 cm closed tear that begins at the bottom edge of the stub that anchors the plate in the volume and enters the plate, but with an old and very good repair that does not call attention to it. Bound in eighteenth- century calf boards, rebacked, with parts of the original spines laid-down and with modern, black morocco, gilt-lettered labels. Boards show a bit of wear and some surface abrading. Armorial bookplate of "William Pole of Bally-Finn Esqr" on front pastedown of each volume. (Macdonald 107 a i).

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        A new map of the Terraqueous Globe According to the Latest DiscoveriesÖ

      Oxford,: Edward Wells, 1701.. Handcoloured copper engraving, 425 x 530 mm. (sheet size), some mild browning yet very good. A striking early eighteenth-century English double-hemisphere map with a splendid ornamental border featuring New World Indian archers, Ptolemaic geographers, classical figures and a Celtic warrior enjoying the verdant parklands outside Oxford, with the University visible in the distance. The handcolouring of both the map and ornaments, including the ornamental figures and celestial details, is bright and fresh.The map is from Edward Wells' popular atlas A Treatise of Antient and Present Geography (1700-1). This is a particularly interesting English-published map for its date as the Australian coast is evidently based on the famous seventeenth-century Thevenot map first published in 1663, with the coastline based primarily on the voyages of Tasman, as well as the other Dutch expeditions to the northwest; as with the Thevenot map New Guinea is attached to Cape York. Hence the Wells map is an important forerunner to the later English map of the region published in John Harris' Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca (1744). It is interesting to note that despite its date, no explicit mention is made of Dampier.Shirley comments that Wells' atlas was very popular, running into five editions by 1738. It was resurrected in the nineteenth-century with a profusion of editions published up until 1852. Wells was an English divine who taught at Christ Church in Oxford, hence the delightful combination of exotic and parochial elements in the lavish decoration of this arresting map.Shirley 'Maps in the Atlases of the British Library', 1032.

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        The Works of Plato, Abridg'd. with An Account of his Life, Philosophy, Morals, and Politicks. Together with a Translation of his choicest Dialogues, viz. 1. Human Nature, 2. Prayer, 3. Wisdom, 4. Holiness, 5. What one out to do. 6. Immortality of the

      London: Printed for A. Bell, at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-Market, 1701. First English language edition. Two volumes, bound as one in contemporary full calf. Octavo (pages 194 x 124mm) collating: Title, Table of Dialogues, 328; Title, 3-336; complete. Rebacked with most of the original spine and label retained. First title page extended at the inner margin, p. 2 with a few passages marked in pencil, otherwise a Very Good copy. & & Translated into English and abridged by Joseph Stennett. Two Dialogues: "The Apology of Socrates" and "Phaedo," had previously been translated into English by William Charleton and published in 1675, but the others: "Alcibiades 1 & 2", "Theages," "Euryphron," "Criton," "Laches," "Protagoras" and "The Rivals" are printed in English for the first time. With 22 copies held in institutions worldwide (OCLC), our assumption is that most were placed early on because only one copy shows in the auction records of ABPC and Americana Exchange.& & "Amidst a great diversity, both of subject and treatment, the dialogues are pervaded by two dominant impulses: a love of truth and a passion for human improvement. While nowhere is a definite system laid down, it has been truly said that the germs of all ideas can be found in Plato." ("Printing and the Mind of Man" # 27, for the 1484 Latin edition) & & Lowndes p. 1877.

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        Opera Omnia in tres tomos divisa. . Operum. Tomus I. continens Geographiam Chronologiam, et Historiam Sacram atque Ecclesiasticam. Tomus II. qui complectitur Miscellaneorum ad Sacram Antiquitatem et Ecclesiae Historiam. Tomus III. qui compectitur Theologica Scripta Omnia Exegetico-Didactico Elenctica. 3 Volumes

      Leiden., Boutestein, Luchtmans, du vivie, Severinus., 1701. 3 volumes, large folio. 38 x 24 cms, TOMUS I.; engraved portrait by P. v. Gunst after Meriaen. (18), 1-102,+ ( 34, 1 ), 1-960, (40) . + TOMUS II.; (14), 1-780,(29), + TOMUS III.; (6), 1-675, (27) pages. With 12 doublepage maps outside the text. Contemp. uniform blind stamped vellum. Exlibris; Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente te Amsterdam. 7 raised bands. Some ff. with minor water stains at margins. Published 1701-1703. 12 Maps, each circa 37 x 48 cms : Orbis Vetus, + Palaestina Vetus, + Roman Imperium Orientale, + Diocesis Orientis, + Diocesis Aegypti, + Diocesis Asiana Pontica, + Praefectum Illyrici Orientalis, + Imperium Romanum, + Vicariatus Italiae, + Diocesis Africana, + Diocesis Galliarum, + Diocesis Hispariarum. KEYWORDS: church history. Holy Land.

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        Regiae Scientiarum Academiae Historia, in qua praeter ipsius Academiae originem & progressus, variasque dissertationes & observationes per triginta quatuor annos factas, quam plurima experimenta & inventa, cum Physica, tum Mathematica in certum ordinem digeruntur. Secunda Editio priori longe auctior

      Two engraved plates (one folding) & woodcut diagrams in the text. 9 p.l., 615 pp. Large 4to, cont. calf (joints a bit rubbed), spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: J.B. Delespine, 1701. Second edition, greatly enlarged, (1st ed.: 1698) of this indispensable source book for the history of French science in the second half of the 17th century. Duhamel (1624-1706), became the first secretary of the Paris Academy of Sciences upon its foundation in 1666. The first chapters deal with the foundation of the Academy. They are followed by year-by-year reports on the experiments and discoveries presented to the Academy by its members in the fields of astronomy, physics, chemistry, mathematics, anatomy, botany, etc. during the next thirty years. A fresh copy. There was a Hamburg reprint of the first edition which appeared in 1700. ❧ D.S.B., IV, pp. 221-22. .

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        Institutiones chiromanticae, oder kurtze Unterweisung, wie man aus dem Linien, Bergen, und Nägeln der Hände, und denn aus der Proportion des Gesichts mit den Händen abnehmen, anch [!] das Jahr, Monat, Wochen und Tage, in welchen einem was Glück- oder Unglückliches bevorstehet, muthmaßlich judiciren kan, Sampt einer gantz neuen und aussfuehrlichen Harmonia, oder Ubereinstimmung aller Linien, so wohl an dem Kopff als in den Händen, ausführlichen Abmessung der Saturninae, des Berges Lunae und anderer Berge. Zum fünfftenmahl gedruckt.

      Jena, Johann Adolph Müller für Matthäus Birckner, 1701. - (2), 155, (1) SS. (8), 182, (62) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen Textholzschnitten. (Beigebunden) II: [Kellner, J. D.]. Gantz neuer und accurater chiromantischer Wegweiser, oder neuerfundene kurtze und leichte Anweisung [.]. Frankfurt und Leipzig, für Ludolph Heinrich Hauenstein in Hannover, 1707. (14), 110 (statt 113) SS. Mit 5 (statt 6) Kupfertafeln. Zeitgenöss. Lederband auf 5 Bünden mit gepr. Rückenschildchen und Spuren von Rückenvergoldung. 8vo. I: Fünfte Ausgabe der beiden einzigen Werke des Verfassers, wie meist in dieser Zusammenstellung vom Verlag ausgegeben. Seinerzeit geschätzt und mehrfach aufgelegt. Das Frontispiz zeigt den zweifachen Weg zur Weisheit: gekrümmt auf der Schneckenpost oder gerade durch die vier Portale chiromantischer Ordnung. - II: Einzige Ausgabe dieses anonym erschienenen Chiromantiehandbuchs. "Raro" (Sabbatini). Gewidmet dem württembergischen Oberrat J. H. Spilcker. Es fehlen das Frontispiz, die erste Tafel ("A") und die letzten beiden Blätter. - Einband berieben; Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen; Kapitale defekt. Innen durchgehend gebräunt und angestaubt; einige Randläsuren; die Ecken etwas knittrig bzw. lappig. I: Vgl. Sabbatini 279f. (EA 1674). Graesse (BMP) 107. Rosenthal 964 u. 966. Ackermann IV, 554. II: Sabbatini 575.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Church of England Together With the Psalter or Psalms of David

      University Printers, Oxford, 1701. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Later but fairly early red morocco, 13 1/2" x 8 1/4". A bit of wear at edges, a few surface marks and scratches, attractively stamped and gilded with 5 raised bands, old name to front board scratched out. Title page trimmed and laid down. Attractively printed in two columns throughout. A few minor paper flaws, occasional light foxing and staining, but generally quite clean. Page edges gilt and tooled. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 042727. .

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        Traité de Perspective, où sont les fondemens de la Peinture

      Paris: Anisson, 1701. First edition of this handsomely illustrated perspective textbook.

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        Histoire abregee des Provinces-Unies des Pais-Bas, ou l on voit leurs progres, leurs conquetes, leur gouvernement et celui de leurs compagnies en orient & en occident. Comme aussi les hommes illustres dans les armes & les savans dans les lettres. Enrichi

      Amsterdam: Chez Jean Malherbe, 1701. narrow quarto (30.5 cm. tall), [4 leaves] (beginning with title, [*1]), 109 (including 37 plates showing hundreds of vignettes, reproductions of medals, etc.), [3] (printer's imprint and privilegie) pp., 5 folding plates including a map of the seventeen provinces and a world map showing California as an island; speckled paper covered boards with calf spine and corners; binding rubbed and worn with much of spine covering flaked away, text and plates age toned with some leaves browned. Photos available upon request.

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        L'Espagne Dressée sur la Description qui en a eté faite par Rodrigo Mendez Sylva et sur plusiers Relations et Cartes Manuscites ou imprimées de ce Royaume Rectifiées par les Observations de M[onsieu]rs de l'Academie des Sciences & autres Astronomes

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur Sur le Quai de l'Horloge, 1701. Engraved Simmoneau with period outline colour. Minor soiling and discolouration in top margin and top of centerfold of the map. Skilfully repaired tears at the top of the centerfold, otherwise good condition. 18 1/2 x 23 1/4 inches. 20 1/2 x 26 3/4 inches. This handsome, topographical map of Spain and Portugal is from Atlas de Géographie, De l'Isle's great atlas. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. He was probably the most influential mapmaker of the 18th century. Koeman, C & M 7, #66

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        A Paraphrase on the New Testament, with Notes, Doctrinal and Practical

      London: T. Parkhurst, 1701. Very Good. Gucht, Michael van Der. Title continued: "By Plainness and Brevity fitted to the Use of Religious Families, in their daily Reading of the Scriptures; and of the Younger and Poorer sort of Scholars and Ministers, who want fuller Helps. With an Advertisement of Difficulties in the Revelations. . . . The Third Edition Corrected. To which is added at the End, Mr. Baxter's Account of his Notes on some particular Texts, for which he was Imprison'd. . . . Printed for T. Parkhurst, . . . Sa. and John Sprint, . . . J. Taylor, . . . and J. Wyat." [4], 4, [702] p.: frontispiece portrait; 20 cm. (8vo). Signatures: A4 B-M8 N4 N-2X8 2Y4. Full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Black morocco spine label (modern?) in second compartment with gilt-tooled spine title: "New Testament. Baxter." Center panels on both boards within blind-tooled borders. Title within double ruled border. Text printed in 2 columns. Portrait of Richard Baxter signed: M.V. Gucht. Small bookplate of Spring Hill College Library on both front endpapers. The author, the noted and often prosecuted Puritan Dissenting minister Richard Baxter, was arrested shortly after the publication of this work in 1685 and charged with libelling the Church of England. He was convicted by the notorious Stuart Chief Justice, Sir George Jeffreys, at the age of 69, and imprisoned in King's Bench Prison for 18 months. In Very Good Condition: leather has been treated and stabilized; archival repair of front free endpaper and both hinges; small scrape out of leather on front board; 7-cm. tear from upper edge of frontispiece near gutter, not touching image, with old repair on back; light soiling and foxing of pages; pencilled marginalia on one page. A solid copy of this scarce and important work.

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        The Conference of Monsieur Le Brun, Cheif Painter to the French King, Chancellor and Director of the Academy of Painting and Sculpture; Upon Expression, General and Particular. Translated from the French

      London - For John Smith, Edward Cooper and David Mortier, 1701 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A rather scarce art gem from eminent French painter Charles le Brun on expression in painting and sculpture with forty-two illustrative plates. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. With Forty-Two ofForty-Threecopper-plates. Plate Thirty-Eight is missing. The spelling of 'Cheif' in the title is as printed. With only five copies of this text noted on the ESTC in the British Isles, held between the British Library and three Oxford colleges. The dedication is signed by the translator, J. Smith. Charles Le Brun, 1619 1690, was a French painter and art theorist, one of the dominant artists in 17th century France. He became Premier Peintre du Roi to Louis XIV. Condition: The text block binding is tight and firm. The front board is held by the cords only and could possibly detach in the post even after careful packing, and the rear hinge is cracked. There is wear to the extremities, including some rubbing and edge wear, with slight discolouration, and loss to the top of the spine. Internally the pages have some light browning and the occasional spot. Several pages and plates have repaired closed tears. There are two copperplate ink inscriptions to the second front blank. Overall the condition is good only with a good interior. A scarce text..

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        Memoires of the Reign of King Charles I : Containing the Most Remarkable Occurrences of That Reign, and Setting Many Secret Passages Thereof in a Clear Light

      London : Printed for Ri. Chiswell, At the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1701. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [16],437, [3]p. : ill. , port. A slip bearing the word "by" has been pasted over the word "from" in the penultimate line of the preface. Subject: Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 Very good copy in the original full aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-cased with a contrasting, gilt-blocked Morocco label. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong

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        Histoire de l'isle de Ceylan Žcrite par le capitaine J. Ribeyro et prŽsentŽe au roi de Portugal en 1685

      Delorme Amsterdam 1701 12mo. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. First edition in French 1701. Complete with all 7 folding plates (including the large sized map of Ceylan often missing - photo). Full contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, spine worn with most of label missing. Contents excellent, very clean and bright.

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        Histoire de l'isle de Ceylan écrite par le capitaine J. Ribeyro et présentée au roi de Portugal en 1685

      Amsterdam J. L. Delorme, 1701. In-12, 12 fnch., 352 pp., demi chagrin citron, dos à faux nerfs, reliure postérieure.. Traduite du portugais par Mgr l'abbé Legrand. Illustré de 7 gravures en taille douce : Le cannelier, talagaija, plan de Colombo, plan de Ponta de Galle, baie de Triguinimale et de Cotiari, Isle de Manar, plan de la ville et du château de Kandi. Les gravures sont signées Berey, à l'exception de la première qui n'est pas signée. Comme souvent, il manque la carte dépliante de Ceylan. Rare. . (Catégories : Asie Ceylan )

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        PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt

      Amsterdam: Franciscus Halma, 1701. Hardcover. Good. Engraved title page by Goerel/Boutats + 18 full-page copperplates each with 6 roundelles, signed I.V. Vianen (Jan van Vianen) dated 1701 + 49 woodcut initials & ornate figurative metal-cut head- & tail-pieces (some repeats but large & finely detailed). Quarto gilt-ruled calf (rebacked in leather with original red gilt title label laid on, tips worn) All edges marbled. Engraved Title + Titlepage in red & black with metal cut vignette "In hoc signo" + [28]pp prelims +160pp (inc. at end "Appendix Fabularum a Marquardo Gudio) +[82]pp indices, 99 Fables with 9 extra scenes illustrated in great detail in 108 roundelles. Lacks folding portrait of Prince of Nassau (often omitted), Plate 18 misbound at page 50. Some staining from former damp most evident to early leaves & at end of book but hardly affecting the plates. *Most luxurious of the Dutch Phaedrus editions specially made for the Prince of Nassau (Lamb Annales Phaedriani 96, Cohen-deRicci 797-9, Landwehr 247).

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        Atlas Contractus, sive Mapparum Geographicarum Sansoniarum auctarum et correctarum Nova Congries

      Amsterdam: ex formis Petri Schenck, [maps dated 1701-1706]. Folio. (21 x 12 3/4 inches). Engraved throughout: title, double-page table of comparative distances within Europe, 49 double-page or folding maps, all with contemporary hand-colouring. (General oxidization of the green to brown as usual, with resultant splits to 17 maps, 5 of these with losses to the engraved area, the table detached and loosely inserted with splits and losses). Old green cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards (rubbed, extremities worn). An early issue of this composite atlas with original hand-colouring. Koeman notes that there is no set number of maps required for Schenk's Atlas, as it was essentially assembled to order according to the original purchaser's requirements, and the work of a number of cartographers was included. Koeman notes examples with 47, 86, 108, and 160 maps. The present copy includes Schenk's important world map "Diversa Orbis Terrae", G. Valck's double-hemisphere map of the poles, Schenk's "America septrionalis"; Africa, Asia, an interesting map recording the track of solar eclipse across Europe on 12 May 1706, then a series of maps of Scandinavia, Russia, Europe, the Mediterranean, and ending with an extraordinary map of Utopia "Accurata Utopiae tabula". cf. Koeman III, Sche 1 & 2.

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        Masehafa mazemurate zaDawite, hoc est psalterium Davidis Aethiopice et Latine, cum duobus impressis & tribus MSStis codicibus diligenter collatum & emendatum […]

      Francurti ad Moenum: Johannem David. Zunner, 1701. First edition. Hardcover. 4t0. pp. [8], 427, [1]. Ethiopic text and Latin translation on opposite pages. Title page is printed in red and black with the first three lines in Ethiopic. Bound in full period calf with spine gilt in six compartments – rubbed; a small spot on the front hinge is professionally strengthened. The title page contains scattered foxing and is age-toned / tanned around the edges. The interior pages are generally clean and crisp with only minor age toning and spots of foxing. The bottom corner tip of the margin on p. 273-74 is clipped / torn. Some discoloration is present on pp. 228-229 where a small slip of early decorative paper was used as a book mark. The inside front and rear covers contain an institutional stamp; a “released” stamp and an early institutional book plate are also located on the inside front cover. No other library or institutional stamps are present. The front free fly leaf displays a couple of inscriptions in early hands (one with date 1828). Hiob Ludolf (1624-1704) was an important German orientalist who is considered the founder of modern western Ethiopian studies. This is the first complete edition of Ludolf’s Ethiopic Psalter with Latin translation. (An earlier edition of Psalms I-V was published in Frankfurt (1699) as a specimen). Ludolf, with the assistance of Johann Heinrich Michaels, used the 1513 and 1518 editions of the Ethiopic Psalter as well as three manuscripts in preparing his new edition (See Darlow). Other Biblical hymns and prayers including the Song of Solomon (in Ethiopic only) are also included. The last section of the book (pp.345-427) is devoted to extensive scholarly notes – variae lectiones et notae – on the individual Psalms. [Darlow & Moule 3572; Brunet IV, 921; Graesse V, p. 469].

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        Germanica Austriaca, seu topographia omnium Germaniae provinciarum, Aug. Domui Austriacea haereditario jure subjectarum ... in ... Universitate Viennensi theses ex universa philosophia defenderet ... praeside Ignatio Reiffenstuell

      Wien, J. G. Schlegel für J. B. Schönwetter 1701.. 4°. 4 Bll., 116, 79 S. Mit allegor. Frontisp. u. 8 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten v. Engelbrecht u. Pfeffel. Pbd.im Stil d. Zt. Tlw. etw. stockfl. bzw. gebräunt. EA. Holzm.-Boh. II, 6042; De Backer-S. III,1672,1; Coreth 124; Wurzbach V, 309 - Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Topographie in alphabetischer Ordnung, die auch viel Geschichtliches enthält. Mit Karten von Nieder- und Öberösterreich, Steiermark, Kärnten, Tirol, Schlesien, Böhmen, Mähren u. Krain, alle mit hübscher Staffage.

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        MATHEMATICKS MADE EASIE Or a Mathematical DICTIONARY Bound with THE DESCRIPTION AND EXPLANATION OF MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS

      London: printed for J. Moxon...and Tho. Tuttell, 1701. 1700-1701 (first title page not dated). The desirable third edition with the additional 'The Description and Explanation of Mathematical Instruments', (including the fabulous, large folding engraved plate of mathematical instruments) "also printed for J. Moxon...and Tho. Tuttell" and 1701, with separate title page, pagination and register; pp. [24], 191, [15 - advertisements], [2 blanks], [4], 22; 5 engraved plates of which 3 folding (this copy bound without the portrait frontispiece). Later half brown calf binding with gilt lettering to the spine, marbled paper covered boards, very good with slight wear only. Contents good and tight, slight loss to the base of the title page of the first work, just affecting a few words of the publishers' address and rulled border to the tail and bottom left edge, a little water staining to the title page and first 6, or so, leaves of the prelims. Generally margins very good, several catchwords/page nos. shaved where pages not centred. We have not been able to ascertain the correct number of plates for these two works but the first work has one folding plate of definitions and the second work a single plate and two folding plates including the impressive plate of mathematical instruments mentioned above. This third edition appears to be very scarce and we have only been able to find one auction result in the last twenty years or so, and that for a copy sold by Sotheby's, London on the 14th April 2005 for £1,800. (Wing M3008; Taylor, Tudor and Stuart 540) . Third Edition. Half Calf. Very Good. 12mo (11 x 17.0cm).

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        Letters of Wit, Politicks and Morality. Written Originally in Italian by the Famous Cardinal Bentivoglio . . . Also Select Letters of Gallantry . . . To which is added a large Collection of Original Letters of Love and Friendship. Written by Several Gentlemen and Ladies

      London: Printed for J. Harley W. Turner and Tho. Hodgson 1701. London: Printed for J. Harley, W. Turner and Tho. Hodgson, 1701.. First edition.. Some slight worming in the gutter; fine copy.. MacDonald, Dryden, 309. 8vo, modern brown half morocco, brown cloth sides, gilt lettering. ¦ A fine compilation of contemporary correspondence on wit, arts, letters, romance and manners of the age, with letters on Will's Coffee-House, the Oxford Wits, the Toasting and Kit-Cat Clubs, an Epistle from Captain Steel (i.e., Richard Steele) to Congreve on The Way of the World, an Epistle from a Young Lady to George Farquhar on A Trip to the Jubilee, Granville on the character of Wycherley. Dryden is referred to several times, hence the entry in MacDonald under Drydeniana. Boyer (1667-1729), a miscellaneous writer and editor, was a native of France who moved to England in 1689.

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        Histoire des flagellans : ou l'on fait voir le bon & le mauvais usage des flagellations parmi les chretiens, par des preuves tirees de l'Ecriture sainte, des peres de l'eglise, des papes, des conciles, & des auteurs profanes

      A Amsterdam : chez Franc¸ois vander Plaats, ..., MDCCI [1701], 1701. 1st Edition. [ Historia flagellantium. French ]. Physical desc.: [16], 319 [i.e. 309], [11] p. ; 16 cm. (12mo). Signatures: *8 A-N¹² O4. Notes: Title in red and black. Error in paging: nos. 49-58 omitted. Includes index. Subject: Flagellants - History. Flagellation - Early works to 1800. Language: French. Very good copy in the original, calf-backed marble boards. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with rtaised bands and the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Vermehrt- und nach dem vom hohen Evangel. Reichs-Collegio zu Regensburg veränder- und verbessertem Calender eingerichteter Curiöser Calender, Welcher auf das jetzige Seculum, nach Christi Geburt, nemlich von 1701. bis 1801. gestellet, Darinnen zu finden, Wie ein jeder Hauß-Vater, hohes und niedriges Standes, sein Hauswesen künfftig mit Nutzen einzurichten, und, von Frucht- und Unfruchtbarkeit jedes Jahr, Monat und Tag, solche gantze Zeit über, nach der 7. Planeten Influenz, judiciren möge; Nebst angefügter kurtzen Anweisung zu den unter die Planete gehörigen Metallen und Mineralien &c

      Erfurt, Joh. G. Starck 1701.. 8°. 96 S. Mit 7 Holzschn. u. mehreren Tabellen. Pbd. d. Zt. m. marmor. Bezugspapier. Einzelne Wurmgänge u. -löcher am Tit. hinterl., wasserrandig, 1 Bl. mit kl. Randausriß. Houzeau/L. 1542ff. - Seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten "Hundertjährigen Kalenders". - Hellwig (1663- 1721) war Stadtphysicus in Erfurt, Erfinder einer Zahnbürste und Schöpfer des ersten "Hundertjährigen Kalenders". Er kürzte die von Abt Mauritius Knauer für 312 Jahre erstellte und berechnete Planetentafel auf hundert Jahre, nämlich von 1701 bis 1800 und behauptete damit, dass die Himmelskörper Mond, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Venus, Sonne und Merkur in einem wiederkehrenden siebenjährigen Zyklus das Wetter für je ein Jahr bestimmen würden. Die Holzschnitte zeigen die sieben - vor der Entdeckung der drei äußeren - bekannten Planeten.

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        Analysin magni problematis isoperimetrici in actis erud. Lips. m. Maj. 1697 pag. 214 propositi ... sub praesidio Jacobi Bernoulli... publice defendendam suscipit Joh. Jacobus Episcopius

      Basel: Typis Joh. Conradi à Mechel, 1701. Very rare first separate edition of Bernoulli&#146;s solution of the isoperimetric problem, which represents the beginnings of the calculus of variations, later to be developed extensively by Euler and Lagrange.<br/><br/>& In 1696 Johann Bernoulli had posed as a challenge to the mathematicians of Europe the problem of finding the curve of quickest descent, the so-called brachistochrone. Solutions were given by L&#146;Hospital, Leibniz, Newton, and by Johann&#146;s brother Jakob in the May 1697 issue of Acta Eruditorum, At the end of this memoir Jakob raised the isoperimetric problem as a challenge to his readers, but especially to Johann (he even offered Johann a prize of 50 silver ecus for a satisfactory solution within three months). The isoperimetric problem asks for the curve of a given length joining two fixed points in the plane for which a certain integral is a maximum (a special case would be to maximize the area contained between the curve and the straight line joining the two points). &#147;Johann underestimated the complexity of this problem by failing to perceive its variational character; and he furnished an incomplete solution... and thereby brought upon himself the merciless criticism of his brother. This was the beginning of alienation and open discord between the brothers &#150; and also the birth of the calculus of variations. A comparison of Jakob&#146;s solution [in the offered work] with Johann&#146;s analysis of the problem... clearly shows Johann&#146;s to be inferior. Nevertheless, Jakob was not able to enjoy his triumph, since &#150; for reasons that remain mysterious &#150; the sealed envelope containing Johann&#146;s solution was not opened by the [Paris] Academy until 17 April 1706, the year following Jakob&#146;s death&#148; (DSB, under Johann Bernoulli). After solving the isoperimetric problem, &#147;Jakob was able to furnish the proof [also contained in the offered work], which Johann and Leibniz had been seeking in vain, that the inexpansible and homogeneous catenary is the curve of deepest center of gravity between the points of suspension&#148; (ibid., under Jakob Bernoulli).<br/><br/>& This separate edition was published in March 1701, two months before its appearance in the May 1701 issue of Acta Eruditorum. It was dedicated to L&#146;Hospital, Leibniz, Newton and Fatio de Duillier. <br/><br/>& OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide, none in America.& 4to: 179 x 150 mm. Pp. 18,(2). Old limp vellum, end papers renewed, fine and clean. Small tape repair to page 18.

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        Histoire De L&#146;Isle De Ceylon, Ecrite par le Captaine Jean Ribeyro, & Presentee au Roy de Portugal en 1685.

      Paris 1701 - (32),352 Pp. Large folding map and 7 folding plates, printer's device on title page Wear to edges of covers, and a light water stain to the outer margins of pages 267 to 325. The large folding map has some browning and a small tear to fold Full brown calf, with bands and gilt designed compartments to spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis

      Cantabrigiae, Typis Acaemicis, Impensis Jacobi Tonson Bibliopolae / Londin. MDCCI. [Cambridge, University Press, 1701]. Quarto; 1 p. l., 686 p., engr. frontis. Edited by Henry Laughton. One of the series of large quarto editions of the Latin classical poets published by Cambridge through Tonson. NUC 633: 583 records 16 copies. Bound in contemporary full calf, rebacked by Dragonfly Bindery, George & Pat Sargent. Bookplate of Matthew Kenrick. Very good copy. Stock#OB064.

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        (HARDT, RICHARD von der)

      Holmia literata. (Hamburg), apud T. G. Volgnau, 1701. 4:o. (2),97,(1) s. Titelsidan med en vinjett föreställande Stockholms sigill med S:t Erik. Samtida fläckigt pergamentbd. Ryggen med ett par små brännhål. Pärmarna ngt bågnade. Interfolierad med intressanta samtida kompletterande anteckningar. Några av anteckningsbladen dock urrivna. Sporadiska lager- och rostfläckar. Enstaka mindre fuktfläckar i den övre marginalen. Med E. Bergströms respektive Pehr Erik Thyselius namnteckningar, den senare daterad 1835. Intressant ex.. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 226. Ågren Svensk biografisk uppslagslitteratur 251, noten. En andra upplaga utkom 1707. Tryckt i Hamburg men förlagd av Volgenau i Stockholm. Biobibliografisk handbok över litterärt verksamma stockholmare. Författaren förestod bokauktionerna i Stockholm och Uppsala. Anteckningarna består i första hand av kompletteringar av de biografiska uppgifterna både vad gäller omnämnda personers yrken och levnadsdata

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        I pregi della Toscana nell'imprese più segnate de' Cavalieri di Santo Stefano. -

      Firenze, Miccioni e Nestenus, 1701.In-folio. Solida legatura coeva in pergamena, dorso con nervi. Ritratto di Cosimo III Granduca di Toscana, una tav. f.t. con le armi medicee sorrette da figure allegoriche, e 37 belle tavv. inc. in rame a p. pagina n.t. che mostrano varie battaglie navali della flotta toscana, per lo più contro i turchi tra il 1573 e il 1688, in cui sono messe in risalto le diverse posizioni di combattimento. (10), 260, XXIII pp.; il ritratto, le armi medicee e le prime 4 tavole anticamente colorate a mano (tavola III con un paio di piccole corrosioni dovute al colore abilmente restaurata); esemplare fresco e marginoso. Prima edizione di un'opera molto stimata. L'Ordine di Santo Stefano venne fondato da Cosimo de' Medici nel 1561 per proteggere i traffici mercantili toscani e combattere i turchi e le scorrerie dei pirati barbareschi nel Mediterraneo. Nel 1571 le galere dell'Ordine parteciparono alla battaglia di Lepanto. Al principio vi sono notizie su Pisa e Livorno. Moreni I, 385. Lozzi 5461. Olschki, Choix, 13976 (senza il ritratto). Vinciana, Aut. Ital. del '600, 578. First edition. The Holy Military Order of the Knights of Santo Stefano was founded in 1561 primarely to protect Tuscan shipping against Barbaresque and Turkish pirates. With a portrait, full-p. engr. coat-of-arms, and 37 engr. plates of naval battles. Portrait, arms and first 4 plates coloured by an early hand (3rd plate slightly damaged by colour corrosion neatly repaired); a fresh and large copy bound in contemp. vellum.

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        Istoria della venerabile compagnia della fede cattolica sotto l'invocazione di San Paolo nell'augusta città di Torino.

      in Torino, Per Gio Battista Zappata, 1701.Due voll. in un tomo in-folio (370x240mm); pp. (4), 138, (2); (2), 164, (4) (il secondo vol. reca il titolo "Istituto della Venerabile Compagnia della fede cattolica sotto l'invocazione di San Paolo" in quanto ne contiene, appunto, lo statuto); bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena. Dorso adorno di titolo in oro su tassello, fregi e fiorellini in oro. Tagli a spruzzo. Ex-libris antico. Splendida antiporta allegorica incisa in rame dal Tasnière, da invenzione di Sebastiano Tarico, raffigurante la conversione di San Paolo caduto da cavallo, con immagini di Gesù e di putti adagiati su nembi e con varie altre figure sacre. Capilettera, testatine e finalini riccamente istoriati od ornati su rame. Bellissimo e fresco esemplare ad ampi margini. Seconda edizione, più corretta e vasta della prima (apparsa nel 1657-58) dell'opera più importante edita in antico sulla Compagnia di San Paolo di Torino, oggi Banca Intesa Sanpaolo. Nata nel 1563, in pieno clima di Controriforma, per arrestare il propagarsi dell'eresia protestante, la compagnia si dedicò in seguito per lo più all'Amministrazione dei "Monti di Pietà" e alle opere di carità e di assistenza, volte soprattutto contro la speculazione e l'usura. La prima parte si occupa della fondazione e dello sviluppo della Compagnia, mentre la seconda tratta dei privilegi, degli statuti, di scritture e documenti vari. Kress Library, 2236. Cat. Einaudi, 5572. Cat. Vinciana, 5006. Dervieux, E. Tesauro, 47.

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        Biblioteca universale sacro-profana, antico-moderna

      Tivani Antonio 1701 - 1705 in cui si spiega con ordine alfabetico ogni voce, anco straniera, che puo avere significato nel nostro idioma italiano, appartenente a' qualunque materia .. Autore Frà Vincenzo Coronelli - In folio - pp.pp 32nn + 44 + 1628 col; 12nn + 36 + 1246 col; 12nn + 32 + 1244 col; 16nn + 48 + 1834 col;12nn + 36 + 14324 col + 11nn ; - Pergamena - Cinque volumi - Vol. I° e IV hanno entrambi una incisione a piena pagina ed una tav. più volte ripiegata - Vol. V° una tav. più volte ripiegata. - Titoli manoscritti ai dorsi - Frontespizi rosso e nero - Piccola mancaza al margine della col 1198 del vol.3° senza perdita di testo - rari segni di tarlo al vol 4 - Tomo I : A - AETomo II : AF - ALTomo III : AM - AOTomo IV : AP - AZTomo V: BA - BH

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        Quaestionum Medico - Legalium. Editio Nova, à variis mendis purgata, passimque interpolata, & novis recentiorum Authorum Inventis ac Observationibus aucta. Cura Joannis Danielis Horstii, diversorum S.R.I. Principum Archiatri, & Collegij Medici...

      Lugduni, Sumptibus Anisson & Joannis Posuel, 1701. 1701 3 volumi in-folio (350x225mm), pp. (16), 442, (2); (4), 443-784, (62) di indice [numerazione continua]; (8), 254, (44) di indice, (2) bianche; bella legatura coeva in p. pergamena flessibile con legacci e titoli elegantemente calligrafati al tempo in verticale ai dorsi. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con vignetta incisa. Antiche firme di appartenenza. Qualche fioritura, alone e lavoro di tarlo marginale sparso senza perdite di testo. Splendido esemplare nel complesso. Reimpressione lionese curata dall'Horst (l'opera iniziò ad apparire dal 1621 nelle varie parti edite a sé) di questa estesissima trattazione di medicina legale in dieci libri scritta ad uso tanto dei medici che dei giureconsulti, autentico caposaldo della letteratura antica in materia. Importanti capitoli sono dedicati alla pazzia, alla tossicologia, alla simulazione delle malattie, alle gravidanze, agli errori professionali, alla prova docimastica intesa ad appurare se il feto avesse respirato o meno prima della morte, alle possessioni demoniache, alla somiglianza dei figli con i genitori, all'impotenza, alla deontologia medica e agli errori professionali. Lo Zacchia (Roma, 1583-ivi, 1658), medico personale di papa Innocenzo X, fu, con l'Ingrassia, il Codronchi, il Fedele, il massimo medico legale italiano a cavallo fra Cinquecento e Seicento. Cfr. (varie edizioni): Garrison / Morton, 1720. Hirschberg, V, 1020. Goldsmith, Z 4. Blake, 497. Olschki, Choix, 9785-86. Capparoni, Profili bio-bibliografici, II, pp. 135-37. Krivatsy, 13186 e sgg. Hirsch, VI, 352-53. Brunet, V, 1516.

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        Sedes Belli in Italia....

      Carta geografica dell'Italia settentrionale. La firma dell'editore Justus Dankerts, defunto nel 1601, dovrebbe collocare l'esecuzione di questa carta entra tale anno, che rappresenta anche l'anno di inizio della guerra di Successione spagnola a cui fa riferimento il titolo. La grande casa editrice dei Dankerts nel 1680 iniziò a raccogliere le proprie carte in un unico atlante, di cui curò svariate edizioni fino circa al 1700. Successivamente le lastre dei Dankerts furono acquistate dalla famiglia Ottens che le pubblicarono, con la loro firma, verso il 1720. Incisione in rame, due fogli uniti, magnifica coloritura coeva con ritocchi, in perfette condizioni. Bibliografia: Terre di Langobardia p. 88, 35. Amsterdam Amsterdam 950 575

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        Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide, avec les explications à la fin de chaque Fable. Traduction nouvelle par M. l'Abbé de Bellegarde.

      a Paris, chez Pierre Emery, 1701. 1701 2 voll. in-8° (192x120mm), pp. (14), 602, (6); (8), 631; legatura coeva p. pelle nocciola con ricche impressioni floreali e vegetali in oro, titolo su tassello granata e tomaison egualmente in oro entro scomparti su dorso a nervi. Tagli spruzzati. Sguardie in marmoreggiatura policroma. Antiporta incisa su rame da Ertinger al primo vol. con Ovidio nell'atto di comporre, un putto sorreggente il serto poetico e figure mitologiche sullo sfondo. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con fregi calcografici centrali con un canestro di fiori. 189 incisioni calcografiche a m. pagina con scene mitologiche desunte dal poema ovidiano, disegnate e incise da Ertinger. Fregi floreali intercalati n.t. incisi su rame. Iniziali ornate. Bell'esemplare con dorsi abilmente restaurati e qualche brunitura. Bella e ricercata edizione delle "Metamorfosi", nella traduzione francese in prosa dell'abate Jean Baptiste Morvan de Bellegarde (Piriac, Nantes, 1648-1734), riccamente illustrata da Ertinger e dedicata a Luigi Augusto di Borbone. Le "Metamorfosi" hanno fine alla p. 418 del II vol. e sono seguite da "Le Jugement de Paris" (419-489), "Les Abeilles" (490-508; traduzione di un episodio del IV libro delle virgiliane "Georgiche"), "Epitres choisies d'Ovide" (508-631). Graesse, V, 89. Manca al Cohen-De Ricci.

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        Nouveau voyage autour du monde.

      Amsterdam, Paul Marret, 1701 e 1705. 1701 Quattro volumi in 8° piccolo cm 16x10 legature in piena pelle coeva titoli e fregi oro, dorsi a 5 nervi. Antiporta incisi ai primi tre tomi e frontespizi in rosso e nero ad ogni volume. Questa seconda edizione, corretta e aumentata di un volume e assai rara a trovarsi completa è così suddivisa: Tomo primo, Nouveau voyages atour du monde: pag. (7) 340 (2) e 5 tavole. Tomo secondo: Suite du voyage atour du monde avec un traité des vents qui regnent dans tout la Zone torride, pag. 227 (2) 104 e tre tavole. Tomo terzo: Supplement du voyage atour du monde, pag. (7) 273, (19) e tre tavole. Tomo quarto: Voyage de Guillame Dampier aux terres australes avec le voyage de Lionel Wafer pag. 274, (8) e 16 tavole. Le zone descritte sono, tra le altre: Le coste delle isole delle Indie Occidentali, Le Isole di Capo Verde, il passaggio al largo della Terra del Fuoco e le coste meridionali del Cile, del Perù e del Messico; l'isola di Guam, di Mindanao e delle altre Filippine, le isole orientali che sono vicine alla Cambogia e alla Cina; Formosa, Lucon, Celebes e la Nuova Olanda, le isole di Sumatra, di Nicobar, di Sant'Elena e il Capo di Buona Speranza. Dove si tratta dei territori di tutti questi paesi, dei loro porti, delle piante, dei frutti, e degli animali che vi si trovano: dei loro abitanti, dei loro costumi, della loro religione, del loro governo, della loro economia, ecc. Opera rara a trovarsi completa. Ottimo stato.

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        THE WORKS OF MR. JOHN DRYDEN. The Third Volume. Consisting of the Author's Original Poems and Translations. No first Publish'd together.

      Consisting of title-page as above, printed in red and black, followed by another title-page: POEMS on Various Occasions; and Translations from several authors. By Mr. John Dryden. Now first publish'd together in one Volume. London, Jacob Tonson. [1701.] The date has been erased from the title-page. xv, [5], 232 pages. Followed by, FABLES Ancient and Modern; Translated into Verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with Original Poems. London. Jacob Tonson. 1700. Comprising of: half-title, title, [38], 648 pages [with usual faults in pagination]. Bound in contemporary panelled calf with label to spine reading, 'DRYDEN'S WORKS VOL III.' Small folio. First edition thus. Binding worn, with both inner and outer joints cracked, but firm; second title-page [Original Poems] strengthened from the blank verso at edges and with two small paper repairs; some browning; the occasional marginal tear; else a very good copy. This book is heavy and will incur extra postal charges. Please contact us directly for a shipping quote.

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