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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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        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

      Printed for A. Bell, at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-Market, London 1701 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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

      Anisson 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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        ISTORIA DELL'ANTICA CITTÀ DI COMACCHIO [...] LIBRI QUATTRO ADORNATI DI MOLTE ANTICHE INSCRIZIONI, MEDAGLIE, E FIGURE CHE SI SONO TROVATE IN DETTA CITTÀ, & ILLUSTRATI CON ERUDITE SPIEGAZIONI, [...].

      APPRESO BERNARDINO POMATELLI 1701 Legatura coeva "alla rustica" in cartonnage beige, con tre punti in cuoio alle cerniere. Al piatto inferiore, annotazione storica sulle origini di Comacchio vergata a penna con grafia corsiva settecentesca. Al dorso, titolo e autore abbreviati, nonché numero di collocazione, manoscritti a penna con grafia d'epoca. Antiporta inciso a bulino su matrice di rame con titolo e autore entro ricca cartella composta di nastri, trofei d'armi, trombe e altri oggetti allegorici (fra cui strumenti allusivi alle arti e alle scienze); lungo i lati sinistro e destro, due divinità identificabili (probabilmente) con Minerva e Mercurio. Frontespizio con nota di possesso settecentesca d'un frate francescano, vergata a penna - (26) - 540 pagine numerate. Alcuni capilettera decorati e fregi tipografici impressi a silografia; diverse piccole illustrazioni silografiche incluse nel testo, con antichi rilievi e monete: quasi tutti sono realizzati a silografia ad eccezione di una raffigurazione ovale incisa all'acquaforte (p. 113). Tre tavole fuori testo: una, impressa su due fogli ripiegati, è una pregevole veduta prospettica di Comacchio incisa all'acquaforte da "Antonius Luciani Venetus [...]": la città appare circondata dalle acque e (come recita una didascalia) da "valli [...] che girano cento e trenta miglia"; le altre due tavole incise, impresse su una sola pagina, rappresentano (rispettivamente) le due facce d'una medaglia in onore dell'autore del libro e antichi reperti. Il raro volume (in prima edizione) è una monografia sulla città di Comacchio, nota località litoranea emiliana sita nell'attuale provincia di Ferrara. La trattazione parte dalle antichissime (e leggendarie) origini dell'insediamento che risalirebbero al popolo dei Pelasgi, originari della Tessaglia; la storia prosegue fino all'età moderna, quando la città faceva parte dello stato della Chiesa: l'omaggio ai pontefici è, del resto, evidente fin dalla dedica del volume a papa Clemente I, che campeggia sul frontespizio. Esemplare in ottimo stato conservativo; fori di tarlo ai contropiatti; interno lievemente. Cfr. LOZZI C., "Biblioteca istorica della antica e nuova Italia [...]", Bologna 1963, vol. I, p. 245 num. 1284. Libro

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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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        El Nuevo Mundo. Poemma Heroyco de D. Francisco Botello de Moraes y Vasconcelos; con las Alegorias de Don Pedro de Castro, Cavallero Andaluz. Dedicalo su autor a la Catholica Magestad de Philippo Quinto, Augusto, Piadoso,

      14 lvs, [1]-10, 9-38, 1 lv., [2] pp., 39-268, 257-476 pp. Sm. 8vo. Contemporary vellum, title lettered in manuscript. First edition. Palau 33684. Sabin 6797. Medina, BHA 2027. Leclerc 75. Ticknor p.42. Inncencio II: 642. Numerous errors in pagination. A heroic poem on the discovery of America by Columbus and the Spanish conquests -influenced mostly likely by Bacon's view of conquest as philosophical, rather than just military- written in Spanish by the Portuguese born writer Francisco Botello de Moraes (1670-1747) who lived most of his life in Spain and Italy. Composed in his youth and never completed, with gaps left blank at a number of stanzas (libro i, stanza 78-107; ii. 60-80 ; iii. 103-143; vi. 88-228; vii. 54-73, 87-128, 157-176; viii. 17-77, 102-301, 311-363; ix, 1-200, 222-262, 281-381, 383-449, 502-522; x. 134-162, 198-298). For an excellent discussion of Botello de Moraes see See Ruth Hill: Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: four humanists and the new philosophy, pp. 191-244. Provenance: Ex Libris Jos M. Rodriguez MCMXXXVIII/ Bibliotheca Chizigonana on front pastedown. Boards soiled, hinges and small tears neatly repaired, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, corner chip to front endpaper, later inscription on verso of half-title, occassional browning, overall a very good copy.

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        Lagrimas Amantes de la Excellentissima Ciudad de Barcelona ... en las Magnificas Exequias, que celebrò á las Amadas, y Venerables memorias de su difunto Rey y Señor, Don Carlos II

      Barcelona: Juan Pablo Marti for Francisco Barnola, 1701. Scarce first edition of this curious funeral fête for Carlos II, generally regarded by posterity as the most stupid and ineffective of the Hapsburg kings of Spain, whose reign (1665-1700) saw the utter dismemberment of the kingdom by Louis XIV. Needless to say, this is not how he is regarded in this account of the funeral proceedings by the Jesuit Rocaberti, which in addition to the standard description of the public ceremonies and the unusually large catafalque (pictured), contains one feature we have never encountered in a funeral publication: some of the orations, laments, hymns and other literary texts are arrayed in calligrams, labyrinths and other graphically striking configurations. For example, the text of a Latin distich Mors rapuit Carolum (&#147;Death has snatched Charles&#148;) has been scrambled in a diamond-shaped pattern. * Palau 271,658; De Backer Sommervogel VI.1928.1.. 4to. [19.8 x 14.5 cm], (12) ff., 272 pp., (14) ff., 8 folding plates (that of the catafalque oversized & signed Francisco Gazan after Jos. Vives), and 1 printed in red and black. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum, title stenciled on spine in a neat hand. Ownership inscription of Juan Ant. de Figueras on front end leaf; some foxing and small, light waterstain on title and in upper margin of scattered leaves; some repairs to blank upper margin of approximately 15 leaves. Otherwise good.

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        Then swenska psalm boken.

      Medh the stycker som ther til höra, och på följande bladh uptecknade finnas. Uppå Kongl. Majtz: nådigsta befalning åhr MDCXCV öfwersedd, och nödtorfteligen förbättrad; och åhr 1701 i Stockholm af trycket uthgången. Stockholm: Henrich Keyser, 1701. Extra graverat dubbelsidigt titelblad,(12),grav. pl., 824, grav. pl.,276,grav. pl.,277-416,(58) s. Samtida skinnband med renoverade spännen. Pärmarna med bindpressad spegeldekor. Rygg med fem markerade bind och enkel linjedekor. Stänkta snitt. Några äldre understrykningar. Första bladet i registret med lagning i marginalen. Försättsblad, eftersättsblad, sista sidan och graverade titelbladet med små lagningar i kanten där spännena gjort avtryck. Nött rygg, titeletiketten med sprickor. Ganska nära skuren. Komplett ex. 19 x 11,5 cm

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        (Nouvelle collection de costumes suisses représentés en 40 planches).

      12°. Mit 41 kol. Tafeln nach F. N. König. Halblederbd. der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Rücken- u. Eckvergoldung(leicht berieben u. bestossen)., Longchamp 1701. Französische Ausgabe der Collection nouvelle. Ohne Text. Mit 1 auf das 1. Bl. mont. gest. Ansicht Ludwigsburgs von G. Ebner. Die Trachtenbilder von alter Hand untertitelt, vereinzelte mit zusätzlichem Titel am unteren Bildrand. Leicht beschnitten (mit teilweisem Verlust der Betitelung. - Vord. Gelenk gebrochen. Mit Namenszug von alter Hand auf fest. Vorsatz. 1. Bl. u. fl. Vorsatz verso stockfleckig. Vord. Gelenk angebrochen.

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        De studiis academicis, liber singularis. Editio tertia. + Lineamenta philosophiae civilis, cum dissertatione de s. r. imperii regimento. Editio quarta correctior. + Praelectiones et institutiones historicae. Editio secunda auctior & emendatior.

      Lipsiæ, 1701/1706/1707. Three works bound together in one volume, (1) + 1 blank + (6) + 328 + engraved title page in red and black + 1 blank + (22) + 322 + engraved title page + 1 blank + (22) + 432 p. Contemporary full vellum. 14 X 8 cm. Old signature (Carl Axel Leuhusen)

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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

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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 PËres de l'Eglise, des Papes, des Conciles, des Auteurs profanes. Traduite du Latin de Mr. l'AbbE Boileau, docteur de Sorbonne

      Amsterdam: Chez FranAois vander Plaats 1701 Amsterdam: Chez FranÁois vander Plaats, 1701. (FLAGELLATION) First edition in French. 12mo. . Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine. Joints starting but sound, otherwise very good . A historical resumE of and an attack on the practice of self-flagellation, written by AbbE Jacques Boileau (1635-1716), translated from his own Historia Flagellantium which appeared in the preceding year. An abridged version appeared in Cologne the same year as this Amsterdam (possibly fictitious imprint). Boileau was the brother of the poet, Nicolas Boileau

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        Historia Hialmari regis Biarmlandiæ atque Thulemarkiæ, ex fragmento runici ms.ti

      literis recentioribus descripta, cum gemina versione Johannis Peringskioldi. (Sthlm, O. Enæo, senast 1701). Folio. (45) s. Med det sällsynta extra runtitelbladet med träsnitt signerat med runor "Beringskiöld risti". Träsnittsfaksimiler på s. (5-20). Med rött tryck på s. (5-6). Trevligt lätt nött hfrbd från 1700-talets andra hälft med upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerad rygg och röd titeletikett i skinn. Röda snitt. Ryggen med några små fuktfläckar. De inledande bladen med små svaga lagerfläckar. Med Sigfrid Lorentz Gahm Perssons grav. exlibris och Carl Jedvard Bondes formklippta exlibris. Fint ex. från Ericsberg.. Warmholtz 2563. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 245. Omtryckt i Hickes "Linguarum vett. septentrionalium" 1705. Den extra runtiteln är tryckt på avvikande papper och tycks saknas i de allra flesta exemplar av denna bok. Den fragmentariska texten "Hjalmar och Hramers saga" mötte den svenska lärda publiken första gången i en avhandling av studenten Lucas Halpap från 1690 under Johan Bilbergs presidium. Handskriften skulle ha påträffats hos och köpts från en bonde i Rasbotrakten i Uppland. Som den då enda kända, och minst sagt efterlängtade runhandskriften väckte den stort uppseende och Antikvitetskollegiet försökte med alla till buds stående medel förvärva de trasiga och fuktskadade bladen. Detta lyckades först 1694 då Peringskiöld efterträtt Hadorph på posten som kollegiets sekreterare. Peringskiöld tog itu med arbetet och senast 1701 utkom hans, här föreliggande, utgåva med hela handskriften i faksimil försedd med korta kommentarer och översättning till svenska och latin. Med tiden höjdes flera röster som antydde att det hela rörde sig om en fräck förfalskning, vilket slutligen också fastställdes av C. G. Nordin 1774. Till en början misstänktes studenten Halpap för att ligga bakom lurendrejeriet, men givetvis riktades också misstänksamma blickar mot det rudbeckska lägret. I en artikel i "Svenska fornminnesföreningens tidskrift" 9 (1894-96), har Vilhelm Gödel visat hur C. Lundius och den övriga kretsen kring Rudbeck kunnat ringas in som de egentliga upphovsmännen. Sigfrid Lorentz Gahm Persson (1725-94) var kammarskrivare vid Krigskollegiet och beskrivs av Carlander som "historisk samlare". Han använde all sin lediga tid till att samvetsgrant avskriva historiska och biografiska urkunder i arkiven, inte minst om hemtrakterna i Småland. Hans fina bibliotek såldes efter hans död 1794 under hand av änkan enligt tryckt katalog

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