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        A Discourse Concerning the Circulation of the Blood

      London - Tho. Parkhurst, 1702 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of John Gardiner's reply to Dr. Joseph Browne, concerning the Circulation of the Blood. Bound in leather. Possible First Edition. The title page is missing. Publication information from the ESTC, Citation No. T61948. This book has been rebound. The title given is The Circulation Vindication. With a manuscript contents page, the first entry being this work by John Gardiner. The full title of this work is given as, A Discourse Concerning the Circulation of the Blood Being an Answer to the Objections lately Alledg'd Against It; Especially by Dr. Brown in his Anatomical Lecture upon that Subject. As noted by the ESTC, this workis A reply to Dr. Joseph Brownes A lecture of anatomy, against the circulation of the blood, published in late 1701 -ESTC. John Gardiner, 1675 - 1749,was also the author of An inquiry into the Nature, Cause, and Cure of the Gout. Joseph Browne, died c. 1721, was an English physician and satirist. Browne was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, and in1694 transferred to Jesus College, Cambridge, where he graduated MB in 1695. It is not known which university awarded him a medical doctorate. Browne practiced as a physician, and was an industrious writer, whose effrontery is discernible through an obscure and rambling style. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography notes that, Early in his career he damaged his credibility by lecturing and writing against Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood. Browne is noted in the annals of the Royal College of Physicians as a notorious quack -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The title page andprelims are missing. There is very slight wear to the extremities, including very slight rubbing, prominent to the title. Internally the pages have some slight browning and the very occasional spot, with very slight marginal evidence of past worming, that does not affect the text. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Rudolf von Bunau

      Merseburg, 1702. 1st Edition . Vellum. Good. 24mo - 5.5"x3.25. Book Title pg. Dem Wohlgebohrnen herrn herrn Rudolph von Bunau Auff Corbeta A. Konigl. Majestat in Polen und Chursurstl (Kurfurst) Durghl. zu Sachsen (Saxony) In Administration des Stisftes Merseburg wohlbestalten Hoff und Justitien-Rathe Meinem Hochgeehrtesten Herrn und Hochgeneigtesten Patron; Title 1st Chap: Ginleitung zur Deutchen Historie Borbereitungauth; Author: Geborsamster Knecht; Pub'l. Merseburg an der Leipziger, 1702; pp 1040 + abt. 30 pp register; To see picture, click to next;

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        Majestat in Polen

      Merseburg, 1702. 1st Edition . Vellum. Good. 24mo - 5.5"x3.25. Book Title pg. Dem Wohlgebohrnen herrn herrn Rudolph von Bunau Auff Corbeta A. Konigl. Majestat in Polen und Chursurstl (Kurfurst) Durghl. zu Sachsen (Saxony) In Administration des Stisftes Merseburg wohlbestalten Hoff und Justitien-Rathe Meinem Hochgeehrtesten Herrn und Hochgeneigtesten Patron; Title 1st Chap: Ginleitung zur Deutchen Historie Borbereitungauth; Author: Geborsamster Knecht; Pub'l. Merseburg an der Leipziger, 1702; pp 1040 + abt. 30 pp register; To see picture, click to next;

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        Le Grand Dictionaire Historique

      Amsterdam - Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1702 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce early set of french encyclopedias listing the historical and mythological lives and actions of patriarchs, judges, kings, popes, holy fathers,doctors, and bishops. Ninth edition, with four volumes bound in two, in its original french form. Listed alphabetically. Featuring an engraved frontispiece by G. V. Gouwen, decorative head and tail pieces and illuminated capitals. Le grand Dictionaire historique, ou le mlange curieux de l'histoire sacre et profanewas Louis Morri most famous work, and the first of its kind. Pierre Bayle, author of the noted The Historical and Critical Dictionary described Morri's dictionary, and said of him The first compilers of dictionaries made many errors, but they deserve a glory of which their successors ought never to deprive them. Morri has given himself a great deal of trouble, has been useful to everybody, and has sufficient information for many. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In original vellum bindings with calf spine labels. Externally, rubbing and handling marks to the boards. Lossand lifting to theback stripof volume two. Front board of volume two is held by the cords only, with rear joint starting. Volume one's front joint is starting. Binding is lifting to the pastedowns. Internally,both volumes are firmly bound with bright pages with the occasional instances of spotting and handling marks,verynice copies given their age. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown of volumetwo. Overall: GOOD..

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        Resuscitatio Or, Bringing into Public Light Several Pieces of the Works Civil, Historical, Philosophical, and Theological, Hitherto Sleeping. Of The Right Honourable Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam, In Two Parts

      London Printed by S. G. & B. G. for William Lee, and are to be sold at his Shop at the sign of the Turks head in Fleetst. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jacket. 19th Century rebind with new and marbled endpapers. Frontispiece re-laid and edge repairs in places to prelims. Minor hole in page 86 of part 1 and 4 cm tears to corresponding 3 pages. Occasional Foxing. Aeg. Engraved bookplate to rear of title page dated 1702. Bookplate to front paste down Third Edition Half-leather cover with brown cloth covered boards five raised bands and six compartments with blind stamped emblems 310mm x 190mm (12" x 7"). Title page & frontispiece (4), Dedicatory Epistle to King Charles (2), To The Reader (1), General Table (3), To The Reader (4), Title Page (1), The Life of Francis Bacon (17), Part 1, 222, Part 1 continued with title page 99 + list of Bacon's works(1), bla. Engraved Portrait Frontispiece also contains wood-cut head pieces and initials. The Third Edition, According to the best Corrected Copies, Together With His Lordships Life by William Rawley.

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        Les Loix Civiles dans leur Ordre Naturel, Suivies du Droit Public, &c. (2 Tomes - Complet)

      André Chevalier 1702 1 vol. in-folio reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 6 nerfs ornés (fleurons), Chez André Chevalier, Luxembourg, 1702, 6 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre, titre, épître, préface), XXXI pp., 2 ff. n. ch. (Tables), 548 pp. , 10 ff. n. ch. (titre, avertissement et préface du tome 2), 271 pp. et 18 ff. n. ch. (tables) Bon exemplaire de l'importante édition publiée en 1702 à Luxembourg. Il s'agit de la première édition posthume, base de nombreuses rééditions. Belle fraîcheur intérieure, rel. lég. frottée en plat, coins et nerfs, mq. au dos en queue en coiffe et mors mais un agréable exemplaire d'une édition de référence. D'aguesseau exprimait ainsi son admiration pour Domat :"Personnen'a mieux approfondi le véritable principe de la législation. Il descend jusqu'aux dernières conséquences : il les développe dans un ordre presque géométrique. ... C'est le plan général de la société civile le mieux fait et le plus achevé qui ait jamais paru, et je l'ai toujours regardé comme un ouvrage précieuxque j'ai vu croître et presque naître entre mes mains". Français

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        Le Royaume de Naples..

      Il Nolin installò l?attività editoriale di famiglia a Parigi, in via Rue St. Jacques, dove incise e vendette numerose mappe; su molte di queste, riportò erroneamente la dicitura di ?incisore del Re? e ?geografo del Duca di Orleans?. Il concorrente Guillaume De L?Isle lo accusò e lo fece condannare per plagio, ma la sua attività continuò ad espandersi. L?opera è tratta dal celebre Theatre de la guerré en Italie.., per la prima volta edito nel 1691. Incisione in ramei, alcune pieghe di carta, coloritura coeva dei contorni, in buono stato di conservazione. Parigi Paris 470 570

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        Recueil des voyages qui ont servi a l'établissement et aux progres de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, formées dans les Provinces Unies des Pays Bas..

      Amsterdam, Estienne Roger, 1702. 1702 Due volumi in 12° (15 X 9). Primo vol. pag. 8, 32, 688 con antiporta inciso e 13 tavole. Secondo vol. pag. 776 antiporta figurato e 17 tavole Legature in piena pelle coeva con ornamenti e titolo in oro al dorso. Il primo volume contiene, tra le altre, le prime carte delle coste del Sud Africa, Madagascar, Bali e Java. E' questa la prima edizione francese, curata da A. C. de Renneville, della edizione olandese del 1608 dei viaggi di Isaak Commelin. In quegli anni gli olandesi erano alla ricerca di nuove rotte per l'Oriente, compresa la ricerca di un passaggio a Nord-Est tra il Polo e la Russia. Il primo volume documenta questo viaggio fatto tra il 1591 e il 1595 che documenta inoltre il periodo in cui l'equipaggio svernò nella Nova Zembla, oggi Novaya Zemlya. Si trova poi il resoconto del viaggio capitanato da Houtman negli anni 1595-96 che doppiando il Capo di Buonasperanza traccio la rotta di maggior successo che in seguito avrebbe dato vita alla celebre Compagnia delle Indie Orientali. Il secondo volume tratta la circumnavigazione del globo completata della flotta del generale Oliver de Noort che raggiunse i Mari del Sud attraverso lo stretto di Magellano ritornando dopo 3 anni dal Capo di Bonasperanza. La relazione di Paul van aerden verso le Indie Orientali. Il secondo viaggio del Jaque van Neck, ecc. A questi due volumi fecero seguito, in anni successivi, altri tre volumi che resero conto di altre esplorazioni olandesi. Perfetto stato di conservazione, carta croccante e bianca, legature eccellenti. Opera rara.

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        Studio d'Architettura Civile Sopra gli Ornamenti di Porte e Finestre Tratti da Alcune Fabbriche Insigni di Roma con le Misure Piante, Modini e Profili Opera dei Piu' Celebri Architetti de Nostri Tempi. Parte Prima.,1702

      Pubblicata sotto gl'auspicij della S.ta di N.S. Papa Clemente XI. Rilegatura in piena pergamena. Roma, 1702; ril. in pelle, pp. 143, 53 tavv. b/n, cm 34x52. italiano ril.

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        L'histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament, representée avec des figures & des Explications édifiantes, tirées des saints Peres, pour regler les moeurs dans toute sorte de conditions

      chez Jean Villette 1702 in 4° (cm 29x21,5), pp. 2 b., 16 nn. (Epistre, Avvertissement, Approbation, Table), 552, 2 b.; leg. coeva in p/pelle, ds. a 5 nervi con fregi in oro; grande vignetta con motto al front. (2 angeli che sorreggono una croce con cartiglio In hoc signo vinces), 2 grandi testatine e qc. finalino. Rinchiusi alla Bastiglia per la loro appartenenza al giansenismo, i due A. composero questa parafrasi e commento dei testi sacri, ill. da 267 vignette a m/pag. incise in rame da autore sconosciuto. L'opera ebbe grande successo e fu stampata da vari editori. Mancano le 2 cuffie e i 2 capitelli, angoli un po' smussati, ma leg. solida, esemplare abbastanza fresco con lievi e rare fior. 581/24

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        Memoires d'artillerie, où il est traité des mortiers, petards, arquebuses à croc, mousquets, fusils, & c

      Pierre Mortier Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1702. Recent period-style speckled calf (signed by Grace Bindings in blind at inner area of rear cover, lower turn-in), covers framed and panelled in gilt rolls with gilt-stamped corner fleurons, spines with gilt-stamped leather title labels, gilt-ruled raised bands, and gilt-stamped compartment decorations. Vol. I frontispiece separated (and trimmed within its plate mark) but present. Variable waterstaining to pages and plates; one oversized folding plate bound in upside-down and one with tears along folds. Imperfect for sure — and full of interest.. 4to (23 cm, 9"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [18], 348 pp.; 106 (of 114) plts. II: [6], 386, [2] pp.; 64 (of 70) plts. Uncommon Amsterdam issue following the Parisian first edition of 1697: One of the earliest treatises published on artillery, an important and often-cited guidebook to the weaponry of the time. The two volumes are illustrated with => 171 (of 179) copper-engraved plates, many oversized and folding, depicting handguns, arsenals, and weapons manufacturing.

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        A Short View of the Chronology of the Old Testament, & of the Harmony of the Four Evangelists

      Cambridge: Unitersity-Press By B. Tooke. Good with no dust jacket. 1702. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Square 8vo 8" to 9". 545 pages; Full leather, quite scuffed, edges worn, front cover detached, back hinge weak. Paper little age toned though not brittle, stitching tight. Whiston is best know as the translator of Josephus. This work is uncommon. .

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        Augusti Pfeifferi D. Critica Sacra, De Sacri Codicis Partitione, Editionibus Variis, Linguis Originalibus

      Lipsiae: Mart. Gabrielis Hubneri, 1702. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Editio quarta, summa fide emendata, & pleniori Indice aucta. 16mo. (xiv),416,(xvi),47pp. plus engraved frontispiece and 17 plates, mostly folding. Contemporary full vellum; spine title is a square of gilt titled in blind. Title page in red and black. Plates are tables of Eastern languages alphabets and syllabaries. 'Manuductio nova et facilis ad accentuationem V. T. prosaicam et metricam' has a special title page dated M.DC.LXXXIIX, and separate pagination. Treats of many Eastern languages, including Coptic, Armenian, and, on p. 312, 'lingua Sinica'. Chapter 7 treats of the Kabbalah and 15 of the Talmud. A very good copy.

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        The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent passages, and actions, that contributed therunto, and the happy end, and conclusion thereof by the King's blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the year 1660

      Pr. at the Theater by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune Oxford: Pr. at the Theater (by Ro. Mander & Guil. Delaune), 1702–04. Contemporary speckled calf panelled in blind with plain calf, decorated with blind-tooled corner fleurons, spines with gilt-stamped leather title-labels; edges and extremities rubbed, joints cracked or starting, some acid-pitting to speckled portions, spines each with small paper shelving label. Each front pastedown with institutional bookplate over private collector's bookplate, and with early inked gift inscription. Title-pages with small institutional rubber-stamp in lower margin; half-titles lacking. Pages generally clean; occasional minor spotting mostly confined to margins. One instance of early inked marginalia.. Folio (39.7 cm, 15.75). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [4], xxiii, [1], 557, [1] pp. II: Frontis., [14], 581, [1] pp. III: Frontis., [22], 603, [23] pp. (half-titles lacking). First edition of this crucial account of the tumultuous 1640s and 50s in England, written by an author whom Allibone lauds as "one of the most illustrious characters of English history"; Allibone also quotes the Edinburgh Review's description of the present work as "one of the noblest historical works of the English nation."Each volume commences with a copper-engraved frontispiece and title-page vignette, the former done by Robert White after a painting by Lely, the latter signed M[ichael] Burg[hers]. Burghers also engraved a substantial number of head- and tailpieces for the work, as well as decorative capitals.

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        Des Neu-aussgefertigten Kleinen Alantis Zweyter Theil/ Oder umständliche Beschreibung der noch übrigen Drey Erd-Theile/ Asiae, Africae und Americae. Nach ihren Verschiedenen Theilen/ Käyserthümern/ Königreichen / Fürstenthümern/ Provinzien/ Staaten und Repbuliquen/ vornehmsten Städten/ Residenzen/ Festungen und See-Häfen/ Bergen / Wäldern/ Flüssen und Seen/ getreulichst entworfen; Anbey auch mit der Alten Erd-Beschreibung/ zu desto besserer Verständnüss der Authorum Classicorum, und allerseits darzug gehörigen Land-Cärtelin / versehen...

      8°. Titel in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt, 373 S., 59 n.n. S. Register und 64 Tafeln mit je einer gestochenen Karte mit gedruckten Erklärungen. Pergamentband der Zeit. 2. Band (von 2). Vergleiche Philipps 512 für die Ausgabe von 1692. - Der zweite Band des "Neu aussgefertigten Kleiner Atlas" der erstmals 1692 mit dem Titel "Kurtz-bündige Abbild- u. Vorstellung Der Gantzen Welt" in Ulm gedruckt erschien. Die kleinen Karten wurden nach Bodenehr von Hipschmann gestochen. Die Kärtchengrösse ca. 7,5 x 6 cm. Der zweite Teil mit identischer Kartenanzahl wie die Ausgabe von 1692 enthält. 16 Karten von Asien mit China, Japan, Philippinen - 16 Karten von Afrika - 18 Karten von Nord- und Südamerika, inkl. je einer Karte der Arktis und Antarktis, Detailkarten von Kanada, Nordamerika, Mexiko mit Kalifornien, Brasilien, Argentinien. Die restlichen 14 Kärtchen zur historischen Geographie. - Titel und Vorsatz mit getilgtem Stempel. Sauberes Exemplar. [2 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        The Great Exemplar of Sanctity and Holy Life, According to the Christian Institution; Described in the History of the Life and Death Of the Ever-Blessed Jesus Christ.. the ninth edition / Antiquitates Christianiae : or, the History of the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus.... also.... lives, acts and martyrdoms of his apostles.

      London., John Meredith., 1702. 35 x 23 cms, engraved portrait, (xv), xxviii, vi, 1-146, 146-432, (xii), + (viii), xiv, 188, (iv) pages, 20 engraved plates ( 2 double page ) outside the text, 98 engravings inside the text. Contemp. calf, with gold decorated spine. Some wear at edges and corners. Some staining, last 10 ff. with more staining. Last 4 p. with the catalogue of the editor. ninth edition. 3 Parts in one. in total 4 titlepages, dated 1702-1703. Large plates sometimes dated 1678

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        Theatrum historicum theoretico-practicum.

      In quo quatuor monarchiæ magnæ. Omnesque reges & imperatores qui in illis regnarunt. Nova et artificiosa methodo describuntur, omniaque ad usum oeconomicum, politicum et ecclesiasticum accommodantur. Autore Christiano Matthiæ. Frankfurt & Leipzig: Johannes Justus Erythropilus, 1702. 4:o. Engraved frontispiece, (30),1144,40,(60) pp. Contemporary vellum. Handwritten title on spine. Owners name on titlepage (WG Rigeman 1711, 2 Decemb.). Bookplate on front pastedown (Bibl. Hammer, Stockholm). Edges of boards worn with vellum cracked. Spine with two old amateur repairs, one large. 22,5 x 17,5 cm

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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, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches.

      1702. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Size: 12mo (approx. .. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 15909.

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        Italia Cursoria Seu tabula geographica in qua .. a Ioanne Bapt. Homanno S. C. M. Geogra cun Privilegio (Norimbergae) Soc. Cas. Maj.

      In Atlas Novus Terrarum, edito a Norimberga dal 1702 e in numerose ristampe, sino al 1753. Norimberga, 1720 ca. Incisione in rame, colore d'epoca, cm 50 x 58,5 (alla lastra). Titolo in basso al centro, entro cartiglio sormontato da figura mitologica, con sottostante raffigurazione di due corrieri a cavallo, trombe e volto femminile. In alto a destra 3 scale grafiche di 120 miglia italiane, di 48 miglia galliche e di 30 miglia germaniche; sottostante cerchio con orientamento. Margine graduato su tutto il perimetro, senza reticolato. La carta deriva dalla Italia Nuova del Magini e perci? si richiama alla carta maginiana. Nella tavola in oggetto sono rappresentate le principali vie di comunicazione. Margini laterali leggermente rifilati, bella coloritura d'epoca e bella impressione, lievissime e rare macchiette di foxing. Buon esemplare.

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        Biblia dat is de gansche H. Schriftuure vervattende alle de Boeken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments ; nu.... getrouwelyk overgezet..(Biblia)...

      Amsterdam., Jacob Lindenberg., 1702. 45 x 30 cms, col. engraved title-page, xx pp., col. engraved frontispiece, 278, 112, 70 folios, i f., engraved col. titlepage ( of the new testament, 132 folios, 4 doublepage maps and 56 plus 20 plates outside the text, most signed : Rom. de Hooge. some water staining / some ff. with small tears, last fol. with spots. newer flyleaves. Front and back cover: stamped calf on wood. spine : 20th century calf ( by a shoemaker? ). corners with protective brass pieces. 2 contemp. brass clasps. titlepage of the new testament pasted on. Maps : orbis vetus / temple de Jerusalem / de reysen Christi / de reysen Pauli. total weight : 9 kilos

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        Responsio apologetica ad lychnum chronologico-juridicum jo: gasparis berrettae monarchi cassinensis pro reliquiis in confessione s. petri in coelo aureo papiae die i. octobris 1695. compertis, and s.p. augustini nuncupatis... lugduni, typis anissoniorum, 1702.

      Cm. 17,5, pp. 213 (1). Con testatine e finalini incisi, bei capilettera ornati e con due tavole incise f.t. di cui una più volte ripiegata. Legatura coeva in cartonato alla rustica con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare in barbe, con testimoni, marginoso e parzialmente intonso. Ben conservato. Il Mazzucchelli riporta che tale opera ""si stampò alla macchia di Padova, benché abbia in fronte la data di Lione"". Cfr. Mazzucchelli II, pt. II, p. 685. L'opera è un'interessantissima monografia sulla Basilica di S. Pietro in Ciel d'oro a Pavia. Le due tavole all'interno rappresentano la planimetria e la pianta della Basilica in cui si trova l'Arca con il sepolcro di S. Agostino e il sacello di S. Appiano.

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        Antwoord van Haar Hog: Mog: de Heeren Staaten Generaal, op de Memorie van de Heer Barré, Resident van de Koning van Frankrijk in s' Gravenhage den 8. April 1702

      Leeuwarden, Netherlands: Karst Tjallings, 1702. Very Good -. 7, [1] p.: 19 cm. Signatures: A4 (4to). Woodcut title vignette. Not in Knuttell or Worldcat. A response to "Aanmerkingen op de Memorie van den Fransche Resident Barre, Aan de . . . Staaten Generaal . . . den 31. Maart 1702" (Gravenhage: Meyndert Uitwerf, 1702), Knuttel, 14755. Contents: Extract Uit het Register der Resolution van de . . . Staaten Generâl der Vereenig de Nederlanden. Sabbathi den 8 April 1702 -- Extract Uit de Aanspraak van de Heer Mourlag, Ambassadeur van de Koning van Vrankrijk Hendrik de IV . . . 26. Augustus 1593 -- Als meede een Extract uit de Memorien van den heer de Sully. An extremely scarce pamphlet relating to the War of the Spanish Succession. In Very Good- Condition: title page stained; lightly creased and soiled; stitching is gone, with slight tears at the stitching holes; otherwise a solid copy of a very scarce item.

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        Praxis Almae Curiae Cancellariae: the Third Part: A Collection of the Most Modern and Useful Precedents

      London: J. D. and Robert Gibson, 1702. Hard Cover. Fair +. Title page continued: "For drawing bills, answers and demurrers . . . Also a collection of choice writs and process of the Court . . . Likewise several appeals in the present Lord Keeper's time . . . Together with a copious and useful introduction . . ." Compiled by William Brown. [8], lxiv, 370, [6] p.; 19 cm. Full period polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Red morocco spine label in second compartments with gilt-tooled title: Praxis Almæ. Gilt-tooled "3" in third compartment; gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. Blind-tooled decorative border along both joints. Former owner's name on front fixed endpaper: Garret D. Wall. "G.D. Wall" at head of title page. At head of first page of Introduction: "Rd. Stockton's." This is Richard Stockton (1764-1828), the son of Richard Stockton (1730-1781), signer of the Declaration of Independence for New Jersey. Both father and son were lawyers; the Richard Stockton who owned this book was also a state senator and U.S. congressman. The very scarce third volume of Brown's Praxis Almae Curiae Cancellariae. In Fair+ Condition: front board and front free endpaper are detached but present; leather is rubbed and scraped; slight loss of leather at tail of spine; corners heavily rubbed; back joint is cracked but solid; paper is consistently browned but clean and tight.

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        A Companion to the Temple: Or, A Help to Devotion in the Use of the Common Prayer (Two Volumes)

      Printed for Robert Clavell Samuel Roycroft et al. London: Printed for Robert Clavell, Samuel Roycroft, [et al.]. (1701-1702). Fourth edition. Two volume set. Folios. A corrected and enlarged edition of Dean Comber's great work, intended to reconcile Protestant dissenters to the church of England. Contemporary full calf. Ex-library with spine letters, bookplates, paper labels on the rear free endpapers, and small number stamp at the bottom of the first text page of each volume, else no other markings. Early owner's small embossed heraldic stamp on the title page of volume 1 and signature on volume two. The binding is worn, both front boards are detached, a fair only sound set. ESTC N27312. .

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        Topographical Descriptions: With Historico-Political, and Medico-Physical Observations: Made in Two several Voyages Through most Parts of Europe

      Printed for Benj. Tooke at the Middle Temple gate in Fleet Street London: Printed for Benj. Tooke, at the Middle-Temple-gate in Fleet-Street, 1702. First edition. Hardcover. g. Octavo. Two parts in one volume, as published. xxxii,239,196,[4],pp. Original blind-embossed calf with maroon title-label and gold decorated spine. John Northleigh (1657-1705) was a English author, physician, lawyer and royalist. In this early 18th century work the author documents the topography of the United Netherlands, Spanish Netherlands, France, the Dukedom (Duchy) of Savoy, as well as the principality (lordship) of Piedmont. Includes medico-physical & historico-political observations by Northleigh. Illustrated with one full-page engraving. With a "alphabetical list of the names of the most memorable places" visited by the author in rear of book. Bookplate of "William Odom" on inside of front board. Some age wear, scuffing and minor staining on binding. Gold decoration and lettering on spine faded. Head of spine chipped, rubbing along joints firmly holding. Tight copy with binding in good+, interior in good+ to very good condition.

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        The Complete History of Sweden, from its Origin to this Time: Comprehending the Lives and Reigns of all its Kings and Governors, the several Revolutions, Wars, Riches, Forces, Strength, and Interest of that Nation, in Respect to the other Kingdoms of Europe.

      Written by the famous Samuell Puffendorf, late Chancellor of State in that Kingdom. Faithfully translated from the original High-Dutch, and carefully continued down to this present Year. London, J. Brudenell, 1702. 8:o. (7),+ (blank),+ 112, 111-221, 238-278, 269-284, 273-287, (blank),+ 353-624,+ (8) s. Titel tryckt inom ram, och med bläckstänk, annars mycket ren inlaga. Något nött samtida skinnband, ryggen med svagt upphödja bind, pärmarna med spegeldekor, röda stänksnitt. Skada på övre bakre fals och övre kapitäl. Pampigt exlibris från Hugh Cecil Earl of Lonsdale. Warmholtz 2522 not. En ovanlig engelsk översättningen av "Continuirte Einleitung zu der Historie der vornehmsten Reiche und Staaten von Europa, worinnen des Königreichs Schweden Geschichte, und dessen mit auswertigen Kronen geführte Kriege insonderheit beschrieben werden", som utkom 1686. En svensk översättning utkom 1688. Den engelska översättningen är gjord av Charles Brockwell, som även skrivit fortsättningen upp till slaget vid Narva och lite till. Rörig paginering och även rörig arksignering, andra delen börjar med s. 353 och har beteckningen A2, men det skall vara Aa1

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        Letters of Sr Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban.... Written during the reign of King James the First. Now collected and augmented with several letters and memories, address'd by him to the King and Duke of Buckingham

      London: Printed for Benj. Tooke at the Middle-Temple Gate in Fleetstreet. M DCC II [1702]. First Edition. Hardcover. Contemporary calf rebacked with five raised bands on spine and spine lable bearing gilt titles, boards with gilt ruled borders and large gilt armorial to centre of both boards, boards recornered, gilt dentelles, aeg, marbled endpapers with bookplate on both front pastedown and ffep, engraved portrait of Bacon pasted to blank facing title page, internally clean and bright with good wide margins, short closed tear to foredge margin of leaves I4 & L4 not touching text. Lacks the dedication leaf which was canceled due to the death of William III before the publication of this work but does have the final errata and advertisement leaf. This copy from the small paper issue; ESTC N476823., Although best remembered for his contribution to 'natural philosophy', Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was an English statesman and philosopher, who served as both Solicitor General and Lord Chancellor. When James I ascended to the English crown in 1603 Bacon had already served as a Member of Parliament and as 'learned counsel' to Queen Elizabeth I. He prepared for the arrival of the new monarch with the publication of 'A Brief Discourse Touching the Happy Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland,' a tract supportive of James' desire to unite the two Kingdoms. Bacon was made Solicitor General in 1607 and thereafter was at or near the heart of James' administration, although high office was risky in a Jacobean administration and Bacon would be impeached in 1621 and spend time as a prisoner in The Tower. , Small 4to 9" - 11" tall, [8] lxx [2] 302 [2] pp .

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        A Voyage to the Levant: or, travels in the principal parts of Asia Minor, the islands of Scio, Rhodes, Cyprus, &c. with an account of the most considerable cities of Egypt, Syria and the Holy Land ... Done into English, by W.J

      London: printed for Jacob Tonson and Thomas Bennet, 1702. Folio. (13 3/16 x 8 1/2 inches). Engraved emblematic frontispiece, portrait of the author, 1 folding map, 96 plates (25 double-page, 17 folding), numerous illustrations. (Minor dampstaining extending from the top gutter margin, minor toning to plates). Expertly bound to style in contemporary calf, covers with a gilt ruled border, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with a repeat overall decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. First edition in English of this important illustrated account of travels in Turkey, the Holy Land and Egypt. In his first expedition of 1674, Dutch traveller Cornelius Le Bruyn remained in the Levant for seven years, travelling principally in Asia Minor, Syria, the Holy Land and Egypt. On his return, he published his Voyages au Levant in Dutch in 1698, in French in 1700 and in English (as here) in 1702. The text is made up of a mixture first-hand observations and information drawn from other sources, but the impressive images are all by the talented Le Bruyn: "The principal aim M. Bruyn had in publishing this work, was to give the world exact designs or draughts of the cities, places and edifices, which he met with on his travels; and herein he is very accurate, having drawn all his prospects upon the very place where he was" (Preface). The magnificent plates are among the best representations of the area from the late 17th century and include large-scale views of Smyrna, Alexandria, Rhodes, Bethlehem, Constantinople, Aleppo, Palmyra, and elsewhere. Le Bruyn's depictions of Jerusalem and the pyramids of Egypt are particularly notable, being among the earliest images of these celebrated locations to be widely disseminated. The success of the published account of this expedition engendered a second expedition by Le Bruyn across Russia and Persia and to India and Java between 1701 and 1707. Atabey 160; Lipperheide 546; Howgego B177

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        Biblia dat is de gansche H. Schriftuure vervattende alle de Boeken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments ; nu.... getrouwelyk overgezet..(Biblia)

      Amsterdam., Jacob Lindenberg., 1702. 45 x 30 cms, col. engraved title-page, xx pp., col. engraved frontispiece, 278, 112, 70 folios, i f., engraved col. titlepage ( of the new testament, 132 folios, 4 doublepage maps and 56 plus 20 plates outside the text, most signed : Rom. de Hooge. some water staining / some ff. with small tears, last fol. with spots. newer flyleaves. Front and back cover: stamped calf on wood. spine : 20th century calf ( by a shoemaker? ). corners with protective brass pieces. 2 contemp. brass clasps. titlepage of the new testament pasted on. Maps : orbis vetus / temple de Jerusalem / de reysen Christi / de reysen Pauli. total weight : 9 kilos. KEYWORDS: Biblia Nederland.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft deß Alte und Neuen Testaments. Wie solche von M. Luther Seel. Im Jahr Christi 1522. in unsere Teutsche Mutter-Sprach zu übersetzen angefangen /Anni 1534. zu End gebracht. ... Samt einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns

      Nürnberg, Endter 1702.. 2°. 32 Bll., 948 S., 1 Bl., S. 951-1227, 10 Bll. Mit Kupfertit., 6 gest. Zwischentit., 1 blattgr. Textkupfer (Portr. Luthers u. seiner Familie) und 230 Textholzschn. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel. Mit Blindpräg., 8 Messing-Eckbeschläge. 2 intakte Schließen. Etw. berieb. u. bestoßen. Alte hs. Einträge am Innendeckel, Kupfertit. u. Titelbl. m. hinterl. Randläsuren. Stellenw. gebräunt, wasserrand, kl. Randläsuren. Innendeckel m. alten hs. Eintragungen. WLB Bibelsammlung E 1028

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        A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations

      1702. Levinz, Sir Creswell. A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to the Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court Being Added to Each President. With Notes and References to the Reports and Entries of the Law. London: Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkins, for D. Browne [etc.], 1702. [iv], 1-223 [ie 215], [21] pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in period style with raised bands, blind ornaments and original lettering piece, hinges mended. Some rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs to boards, later bookseller ticket to front free pastedown. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in a few places, light soiling to endleaves and title page, Contemporary annotations to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * Only edition. The reports of Sir Creswell Levinz cover the years 1660 to 1697 (12 Car. II-9 Wm. III). Contemporary opinions of their quality vary, but they were widely cited and considered authorities by the early 1700s, both in Great Britain and the American colonies. A Collection is an abridged and digested version with citations to the three-volume Les Reports de Sr. Creswell Levinz (London, 1702). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:273 (95).

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        Kort Beskrifning om Provincien Nya Swerige uti America, som nu förtjden af the Engeslke kallas Pensylvania

      Stockholm: Tryckt uti Kongl. boktr. hos Sal. Wankijfs änkia med egen bekostnad af J. H. Werner, 1702. 4to (188 x 145 mm).[16], 190, [1] pp. Additional engraved title, letterpress title printed in red and black and with woodcut printer's device, 2 engraved plates and 4 engraved maps (one fold-out), woodcut text illustrations, woodcut head- and tailpieces and fraktur initials. Errata leaf at end. (Nova Suecia map with small repair at fold, f. b4 with lower blank fore-corner restored, small stain to Q4, some discoloration intrinsic to paper throughout.) Contemporary Swedish(?) sprinkled calf over pasteboard, spine tooled in blind (extremities worn, joints split, front free endpaper clipped at top); morocco two-part pull-off case. Provenance: 18th-century ms. shelfmark on front pastedown, "D-f21"; from the library of Frank T. Siebert, noted American Indian collector (purchased from Lathrop Harper in 1945). First edition of the first and best printed account of New Sweden, the earliest colonial settlement in the Delaware River valley (covering parts of present-day Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey), established in 1638 at Fort Cristina, now Wilmington. The book contains valuable primary historical source material: Holm, who never traveled to America, based his account on notes left by his grandfather Johannes Campanius, chaplain of the Swedish colony from 1643 to 1648, on verbal accounts by his father, and on the relations of the engineer Peter Mårtensson Lindeström (or Linström) and other settlers. His narration of the capture of the territory by the Dutch in 1655 and subsequent life of the Swedes under the Quaker rule of William Penn was also taken from contemporary sources, mainly settlers' correspondence. Parts 3 and 4 of the four parts are devoted to the culture and language of the local Native American tribes; and the Addenda contain a vocabulary of the Delaware language (comparing it to Hebrew), compiled by the author's grandfather. The book is a mine of information, containing, for example, the earliest continuous meteorological observations in North America, recorded by Johannes Campanius in 1644 and 1645, and an account of the first Finnish colony in North America, at Upland (later Chester, PA), which included the village "Finland". The illustrations are of comparable historical value. Engraved by Holm himself, the four maps include a map of the Americas; a small map of the settlement, showing the Delaware River including Philadelphia, after Visscher; another, larger map of the settlement, after Lindeström, titled "New Sweden called today Pensylvania," showing the region claimed by the colony along the Delaware River, and constituting "the first detailed delineation of both banks of the river from Capes May and Henlopen to what is now Trenton" (Quarter of a Millenium, p. 48); and the Eastern seaboard from New France to Virginia and west to Lake Ontario. Both maps of the colony provide numerous, largely Indian place names. The engraved illustrations include a view of Niagara Falls and a family of Lenni Lenapi Indians (after drawings by Lindeström), faithfully depicted with wampum, ornaments and pipes; the engraved title shows an Indian village with its inhabitants happily trading with European settlers, contrasted with two tribal armies battling in the background (though possibly intended as a generic trading scene, this engraving has been variously interpreted to depict Penn's treaty with the Indians, or John Moll's purchase in 1680 of the territory of present-day New Castle County: cf. Snyder, City of Independence, Views of Philadelphia before 1800, pp. 267-8). Woodcut text illustrations include an archaic full-page map of the Pacific including California, Tartary, and Japan, with the "Terre de Iesso," the Jesuit name for Hokkaido, greatly enlarged (a common exaggeration of the discoveries of de Vries); a battle plan of the attack of the Dutch on Fort Christina in 1655, possibly the earliest published American battle plan, and cuts of Fort Casimir (established in 1651 by Peter Stuyvesant. Vail 291; Field 233; Pilling 572; Streeter American 25; Streeter sale 947; Howes C 84; Church 803; Sabin 10202; European Americana 702/108; Wroth Mirror of the Indian 47.

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        Contes et Nouvelles de Bocace, Florentin. Traduction Libre, Accommodée au Goût de ce Temps

      Jacques Gaillard, Cologne, 1702. Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Illustrator: Romain de Hooge. 2 volumes in contemporary full leather, heavily worn at edges, hinges split but boards still attached. A few ink marks to titles, minor dampstaining and wear to endpapers and last few pages, otherwise clean. With the lovely Hooge illustrations throughout. Volume 1 with a frontis and the title in red and black. 366pp (plus table), 427 plus table. Styled the Second Edition but really the third after 1697 and 1699. Graesse: "tres recherchée a cause des gravures..."les éditions posterieures [apres 1697, 1699 et 1702] ne sont ni rare ni estimées". Brunet 142 Size: duodecimo (12mo). Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrator: Romain de Hooge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 040048. .

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        Arte de la Lengua Moxa, con su Vocabulario, y Cathecismo [bound with] Cathecismo menor en Lengua Española, y Moxa

      The first edition of the first work on the language of the Moxos, and the only one for 200 years; printed in Lima. N.d. [1702]. Lima. Joseph de Contreras. In 12mo (147 m x 92 mm). 16 + 664; 202 + 1. Slightly later Spanish or South American mottled calf, gilt-stamped spine, red gilt morocco label, gently worn. Ownership signature on verso of title page, internally bright and clean copy, last folio slightly soiled. First edition. Marban?s is a very rare and singularly important vocabulary of the Moxos language, the first of its kind and the only for almost two centuries. The catechism, present herein, is usually lacking. The Arte is notable both as an important linguistic piece and an early South American imprint. "The language of the nation of the province of 'los Moxos,' in Bolivia, South America. Their language is related to the Maipure. This is the only work on the subject" (Sabin). ?Hasta hace poco este era el unico libro impreso referente a la lengua de los moxos? (Medina). The book is undated, Sabin records the date as 1701, while Medina believes it to be 1702; quite possibly, Medina is more accurate. A manuscript note on the front free endpaper of the present copy indicates it was purchased by the noted London firm, Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., in 1918, while a stamp on the front pastedown gives evidence it was later sold by the American Antiquarian Society. ?Como hermano en la Compañía llego a Sevilla en 1671 desde el Colegio de esa ciudad, a fin de embarcarse para Indias en la misión que conducía a Chile el P. Lorenzo Arizabalo. Destinosele luego de su llegada al Colegio de S. Pablo de Lima, mas tarde a las misiones de Juli, y últimamente a la de los Mojos? (Medina). OCLC locates only two copies. Palau, 150837 & 150838 (giving them as separate works). Medina, Lima, 712. Sabin, 44465. OCLC 44821383.

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641. With the precedent Passages, and Actions, that contributed thereunto, and the happy End, and Conclusion thereof by the King's blessed Restoration, and Return upon the 29th of May in the Year 1660. 3 vols.

      Oxford, Printed at the Theater, 1702-07. Folio. Bound in 3 contemp. full calf, Cambridge-style bindings, 5 raised bands, title-and tome labels in leather on backs. Cracking to hinges on 2 volumes, but covers not detached. Some rubbing and wear to extremities. Engraved portrait of the autor in vol.3. Htitles. (2),XXIII,557;(16),581;(24),603,(21) pp. Large engraved titlevignettes and many engraved head-and tailpieces. Internally clean and printed on good paper.. First edition of the first volume, later issues of volume 2-3. Clarendon's great work was first published from a copy of a transcript made by his secretary, and it was the object of a violent attack by John Oldmixon for supposed changes and omissions, and the history was first published from the original manuscript in 1826. - Lowndes I: p. 467

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        Divi Aurelii Augustini Hippom. Episcopi Meditationes, Soliloquia et Manuale

      Cornelii ab Edmondt Coloniae Agrippinae: Cornelii ab Edmondt, 1702. Hardcover. Very good. Ed. Henrici Sommalii, S.J. 12mo. 410,(22)pp. Contemporary full calf. Spine in 4 compartments with raised bands; each compartment tooled with a floral design and with remnants of gilt. A fine engraved title of St. Augustine. Several different ownership inscriptions from 1731 and later, and a 20th century bookplate. Wear to the spine tip, lower hinge and corners else a very good copy with a fine text block.

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        Notæ ac observationes in literas rom.

      pontificis Agapeti II de prærogativa atque eminentia regis Upsalensis, sive Svioniæ. Accedunt prolegomena, quibus gloria linguæ & rei svionicæ, contra nonneminis insultus, atque haud ita pridem editas cavillationes, evidentissimis rationibus vindicatur. Uppsala, (Rudbeckska tryckeriet), (1702)-03. Folio. (11,1 blank),20,1-48 s. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Ngt nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, oxiderade ryggdekorationer och helt guldsnitt. Dubbla oxiderade ramverk på pärmarna med olikfärgade fält. Turkmarmorerade för- och eftersättsblad. Ryggen ngt blekt och de yttre falsarna spruckna nedtill. Minimala ytliga maskangrepp på främre pärm och pärmarna ngt bågnade. Titelbladet och de följande tryckta dedikationerna ngt bruntonade. Enstaka fläckar, t.ex. på s. 35-36. Med Eric Edman Johanssons och Samuel Triewalds namnteckningar och Carl Jedvard Bondes formklippta exlibris. Från Ericsberg.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 6896. Enligt Per Hierta var Lundius "Notæ" det Rudbeckska tryckeriets sista arbete före branden (jämte sista delen av Atland) och en stor del av upplagan gick upp i rök. Warmholtz skriver att "boken är nu för tiden nog sälsynt". Lundius lät 1703 trycka ett nytt titelblad samt tre olika dedikationer till en del av de exemplar som fanns kvar. Dessa blad är mycket ovanliga. Själva påvebullan är ett grovt falsarium som går ut på att visa att Västgötalagens beskrivning av Danaholmstraktaten, då den svenske kungen satt till häst och den danske kungen höll i betslet, är sann, till skillnad från Skånelagens skildring, som är den omvända. Nils Ahnlund har visat att den notoriske lustlögnaren Nils Rabenius, kyrkoherde i Hedemora, lämnat sitt visitkort i texten, då den västmanländske representanten påstås tillhöra släkten Rabbe, en uppdiktad medeltida släkt som Rabenius påstod sig vara ättling till. Han skapade sig ett fint stamträd genom att föra in Rabbenamnet i medeltida handskrifter och i egna falsarier som detta. Gränsförteckningen är slarvigt redigerad, så samma gränsmärken återkommer i olika förvanskade skepnader och Västergötlands gräns mot Småland har också kommit med! Samuel Triewald (1688-1743), vars namnteckning återfinns i föreliggande exemplar, var författare, diplomat och ledamot av Vetenskapsakademien

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        Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History Of New-England, From Its First Planting In The Year 1620, Unto The Year Of Our Lord 1698

      Thomas Parkhurst Folio, recently rebound in calf, consists of 7 books in one volume, folding map (linen-backed), [30], map, 38, [2], 75, 238, [2], 128-222, 100, 88, 118, [4] pp. As usual, lacking errata leaves, left half of map made up in facsimile, first signature A bound incorrectly after D (per Church and Holmes). Minor marginal annotations, dampstaining affecting upper inner quarter of the first three books, leaves 6L2 and 6L3 with smaller margins, apparently taken from another copy; modern bookplate tipped in on front pastedown. First ad leaf out of register and trim, the other worn and extended at the inner margin, both with slight loss of text. Handsomely rebound in full panel calf, sewn endbands, title label on spine The first edition of Cotton Mather?s (1663-1728) Magnalia Christi Americana has long been regarded as the most famous work produced during the colonial period. It contains a wealth of information on a broad range of subjects, and gives the reader a clear picture of colonial life. Of particular interest is his discussion of the Salem Witch trails, for which he challenges some of the methods used, and seems to be distancing himself from those events. Some historians would argue he played a not insignificant role in what happened in Salem. Other highlights include his discussion of the development of Harvard College, and the escape of Hannah Duston (1657-1736) from the Indians.

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        [Ethiopian writing] Grammatica Aethiopica: ab ipso Autore solicite revisa, & plurimis in locis correcta & aucta. Editio secunda. Accedit Prosodia, Cum Appendicibus, Praxi Grammatica, et de scribendis epistolis Aethiopicis; denique index Vocabulorum difficiliorum.

      Frankfurt am Main, Apud Johannem David. Zunnerum et Nicolaum Wilhelmum Helwig,1702. Small folio. Very nice recent blue hcalf w. gilt lettering on spine. Title-page printed in red and black, w. woodcut vignette and stamp: "Jews college, London". Some brownspotting, but all in all a very nice copy. (12), 184, (8) (Index) pp.. Second edition of Ludolfus' groundbreaking Ethiopian Grammar. The German, Job Ludolf, was the first to bring the study of Etiopian subjects into a system, and his present work is the first of its kind to see the light of day. It was unusal for the time to take up the study of something like the Ethiopian laguage, and after Ludolfus' important philological works followed a long period of neglect, which did not end till the second half of the nineteenth century, when these studies were finally resumed, causing them to flourish. Brunet III, pp. 1223

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        Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating to Such Tryals

      First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases. Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library, definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the imprimatur leaf. Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.

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        Descrizione del Real Tempio e Monasterio di Santa Maria Nuova di Morreale.

      DEL GIUDICE Michele. Descrizione del Real Tempio e Monasterio di Santa Maria Nuova di Morreale. Vite dè suoi arcivescovi, abbati e signori. Col sommario dei privilegi della detta Santa Chiesa di Gio. Luigi Lello ristampata d?ordine dell?Abbate Don Giovanni Ruano con le osservazioni sopra le fabriche e mosaici della Chiesa, la continuazione delle vite degli Arcivescovi, una tavola cronologica della medesima istoria, e la notizia dello stato presente dell? Arcivescovado. Palermo, Epiro, 1702. In 4to; cc.4 n.nn., pp.202; 136; 71; pp.40 (numerate da 23 a 62); cc.28n.nn.; pp.45; 45; 132; cc.2n.nn. In antiporta ritratto in ovale dell?Abbate Don Giovanni Ruano cui l'opera è dedicata. 31 tavole numerate su 33, incise in rame da Gaetano Lazara. Mancano le tavole n. 27 e 29. Sono presenti però 2 tavole non numerate a doppia pagina con i ritratti degli Arcivescovi succedutisi dal 1176 al 1673. Nel ?Sommario dei Privilegi? i sigilli del Re Guglielmo II, della Chiesa, della Città e dello Stato di Monreale. In fine vi è l?opuscolo ?De raedificatione monasterii?. Coleti avverte credesi comunemente che l?autore di questa descrizione sia l?Arcivescovo Torres, ma il Mongitore l?attribuisce al Lello (Lozzi 2870, nota). Timbro di appartenenza al frontespizio. Tracce d?umido. Lievi fori da tarlo alle prime carte che non intaccano il testo. Bruniture a qualche tavola con rinforzo al verso. Pergamena coeva, titolo calligrafato al dorso. Ex libris. Edita nel 1588 da Zanetti a Roma e di nuovo nel 1596 l?opera di Gian Luigi Lello sulla Basilica di Monreale fu ripubblicata con molte aggiunte da Michele Del Giudice ?uno dei principali membri dell' Accademia dei Riaccesi di Palermo. Dall'Arcivescovo di Monreale venne nominato esaminatore sinodale e nel 1710 Abbate dello ordine. Fu uomo straordinario nei lavori letterari, nel 1711 aveva raccolto una quantità di documenti storici siciliani che non potè pubblicare perché nessuno volle prestarsi al suo invito in tutta Italia. Avrebbe preceduto il Muratori e il Caruso, che si giovò dei lavori di lui?. (Mira I, pag. 438). Edizione assai rara. Narbone I, pag. 287. 5 immagini allegate.

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        Palaestra linguarum orientalium, hoc est quatuor primorum capitum Geneseos, I. Textus originalis tam ex Judaeorum quam Samaritanorum traditionibus. II. Targumim seu paraphrases orientales praecipuae, nempe I. Chaldaicae, (Onkelosi, Jonathanis et Hierosolymitana) II. Syriaca. III Samaritana, IV. Arabica, V. Aethipica, VI. Persica. Omnia cum versione latina... cura Georgii Othonis...

      Frankfurt, Impensis Friderici Knochii. Typis Martini Jacqueti, 1702. (18) + 140 + 147 + (3) p. Contemporary half leather. 20 X 16,5 cm. Old signatures

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        Some Fruits of Solitude, in Reflections and Maxims Relating to the Conduct of Human Life.

      2 volumes in one, 12mo, contemporary calf, 1, [[14], 158, [6], 1, [6], 117 pp. Calf with moderate wear, and somewhat weak hinges, lacks front endpapers, moderate dampstaining in the second book, index leaf misbound, first page after volume one repaired with some loss of text, final leaf defective with loss of text at the top of the page, early owner's inscription on rear face papers; still a very decent copy. William Penn (1644-1718) was born in London, and in 1681 would make history by founding the colony of Pennsylvania. He started this enterprise with good intentions and considerable resources, and even managed to cultivate good relations with Native Americana in the area. However, by 1685 the colony became a financial failure for Penn, and his vision for an "ideal society" ended. Penn, a Quaker, had his share of squabbles with other religious leaders, but he was fortunate enough to have the means to publish his opinions. The present title was a popular work, and published in several editions. It contains a lot of useful information that presents Penn's views on life. He tells us that diet is important to a balanced life and recommends "eat therefore to live, and do not live to eat." He also tells us that "strong liquors" are not a bad thing if used in moderation. He also felt having good friends was very important, and advises a person to choose them like a wife, "till death separate you." ANB.

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        Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis sixti v pont. max. jussu recognita et clementis viii auctoritate edita. venetiis, sumptibus jacobi bertani, 1702.

      6 voll. in-8° (172x97mm), di cui i primi 5 di Antico Testamento e il sesto di Nuovo Testamento; i primi 5 voll. sono in paginazione continua, per complessive pp. (10), 5342 [i.e. 2644; numerosi sono gli errori di paginazione], (200); il sesto volume, con paginazione autonoma, consta di 632 pp. Legatura coeva p. pelle marrone con dorsi a nervetti adorni di titolo, tomaisons e fregi in oro entro scomparti. Tagli a spruzzo rossi. Al primo vol., antiporta calcografica con figurazioni sacre e allegoriche sottoscritta "Suor Isabella" (si tratta di Isabella Piccini). Impresa tipografica incisa su legno al frontespizio del primo vol., consistente in due colonne unite da un nastro entro cornice figurata, con il motto: "Plus ultra". In un ovale posto in alto al centro campeggia un leone rampante sovrastato da un'aquila bicipite. Fregi tipografici ornati su legno, centinaia di incisioni calcografiche intercalate n.t. a un terzo di pag. Lavori di tarlo alle pp. 443-490 del primo vol., toccanti anche lettere di testo. Qualche usuale brunitura. Annotazione di possesso settecentesca al contropiatto del primo vol. ("Alli otto di Setembre [sic] 1740 comprai la sagra Biblia divisa in cotesti sei tomi nel prezo [sic] di quatordici Pauoli... Ex libris Aloysij Marchesi 1796". Esemplare assai bello nel complesso. Edizione veneziana di inizio Settecento della Vulgata, di cui principale autore fu San Gerolamo, nel testo procurato sotto papa Sisto V, corretto e riveduto poi sotto il pontificato di Clemente VIII.

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        Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide, en Latin et Francois, Divisees en XV Livres. Avec de Nouvelles Explications Historiques, Morales & Politiques sur toutes les Fables, chacune selon son sujet; de la Traduction de M. Pierre Du-Ryer Parisien, de L'Academie Francoise.

      Edition nouvelle, enrichie de tres-belles Figures. P. &J. Blaev, Janssons à Waesberge, Boom, & Goethals, Amsterdam 1702. Folio. Titlepage in red and black and with an engraving. With several large, beautiful engravings in the text by Martin & Paul Bouche and others. (12)+574 pages. Text printed in two columns with text the original Latin in verse and the French prose translation. In contemporary full leather binding of brown calf. With richly ornamentally gilt spine and titlelabel on the spine in red leather with the title 'Ovide'. With gilt ornamental border on the front and back cover. Very minor edgewear and slightly bumped corners. Lower part of upper hinge with minor weakness. Bookplate on pastedown. Apart from a little brownstaining on the flyleafs the inside very crisp and clean.. A beautiful, clean copy of the great illustrated French edition of Ovid's masterpiece. All the stories are accompanied by lively, remarkable engravings that are finely preserved here

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