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2009-06-19 04:58:58
ALLARD, Carel (1648-1709)
Amsterdam: Allard, c. 1703. Engraved with full period colour. Cartouche after Phillip Tideman (1657-1702). One repaired marginal tear, left margin, not affecting image. Glue residue in bottom left, top left and top right corners, all marginal. 19 5/8 x 23 1/8 inches. 21 x 25 inches. This masterful map of Asia represented a vast amount of recently gleaned geographical knowledge. The difference between the European conception of Asia in 1600 and that of 1700 is remarkable. As one would expect, the first improvements were coastal. The configurations of Japan, China, the East Indies and Indochina had vastly improved, and in some cases (China for example) accurate knowledge of the interior was being pieced together. In the case of China, this geographical understanding derived primarily from existing Chinese maps to which the Jesuits were given access. The most recent new Asiatic knowledge came from Nicolas Witsen, prominent politician, acquaintance of Peter the Great, and maker of a map of Siberia, incorporated here. Witsen is credited in the map. The topography of mountain ranges and forests and the lettering are beautifully engraved, and the whole continent is depicted with great clarity, as is characteristic of all Allard's maps. The cartouche, drawn by Philip Tideman and again, beautifully engraved, shows an Asian potentate before whom Asian artworks, products, exotic animals and flowers are displayed. Koeman, Atlantes Neelandici Al. 10
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2009-06-14 13:46:19
DE WIT, Frederick (1630-1706)
Amsterdam: De Wit, c. 1703. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour. Mild soiling, otherwise, excellent. 21 x 24 1/2 inches. A very fine map of Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States, by one of the period's most prominent cartographers Frederick de Wit's finely engraved maps give the viewer the impression of great clarity and precision. The unperfected geography is more than compensated for by the near perfect rendering. This handsome map of the kingdom of Sweden depicts the country at the time of Charles XI (1660-97) and Charles XII (1697-1718). During this period, the Swedish monarchy was strong and territorially immense--much of the land depicted here was ruled by the Swedish king including Livonia, Finland and Gotland. By the end of Charles XII's reign, however, Sweden was no longer the strongest northern state and it began gradually to lose territory. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, De Wit 116.
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2009-05-19 18:57:51
Delisle, Guillaume (1675-1726)
Paris: Guillaume Delisle, 1703. A RARE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST MAP TO ACCURATELY LOCATE THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER Copper-plate engraving with original hand color: 201/2" x 271/4" References: Seymour I. Schwartz & Ralph E. Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America (New York, 1980), plate 82; R. V. Tooley, The Mapping of America (London, 1985), 22. This groundbreaking map of Mexico and Florida was a paradigm for many later maps by European geographers throughout the eighteenth century. Drawn by Guillaume Delisle, the most important French cartographer to follow in the footsteps of Nicolas Sanson , it was the first printed map to delineate accurately the mouth of the Mississippi River with its delta, while also discarding the anecdotal and sometimes mythological information that characterized earlier maps in favor of data that came strictly from surveying and measurement. Delisle based his map on the most recent explorations, carefully compiling and assessing available information, and he was the first to incorporate a number of important geographical discoveries. The survivors of La Salle's ill-fated 1684 attempt to found a colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River - Henri Joutel, Jean Cavelier and others - had made further expeditions, while La Salle's lieutenant Henri de Tonti had made several trips down the Mississippi and visited the Choctaw Indians. Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville had explored the beginnings of the Red River, and Pierre-Charles Le Sueur, searching for mines in 1700, had gone up beyond the Illinois River into Sioux country. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2009-05-15 23:42:26
Delisle, Guillaume (1675-1726)
Paris: Guillaume Delisle, 1703. THE BEST MAP OF THE GREAT LAKES, SHOWING THE DISCOVERIES OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY Copper-plate engraving with original hand outline color: 191/2" x 261/4" References: Conrad E. Heidenreich & Edward H. Dahl, "The French Mapping of North America in the Seventeenth Century," The Map Collector (June, 1982): 9-11; R. V. Tooley, The Mapping of America (London, 1985), 20. This is a foundational map in the history of the mapping of New France, the Great Lakes and the Upper Mississippi, and was closely copied by the best French and English mapmakers of the early eighteenth century. This particular example is an exceedingly rare first-edition, first-issue of Delisle's map, which was re-issued numerous times due to its superb quality and accuracy (this is the only issue of the map to include the address "Rue de Canettes" rather than "Rue de l'Horloge" in the dedication). The map is significant for two important reasons. It is the first printed map to show Detroit only two years after its founding by Cadillac and the rendering of the Great Lakes is remarkably accurate. Among the many other points of interest on the printed map is the improved course of the Ohio River. It was the most accurate map of New France to date and the first to correctly depict the latitude and longitude and grid, based on current astronomical innovations. Guillaume, who had also studied with the great French astronomer, Jean Cassini, was responsible for the scientific calculations of longitude and latitude. The "Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France" marked the culmi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2009-03-14 11:14:22
Bonarelli Guid'Ubaldo
Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl [San Gregorio di Catania, CT, Italy]
2009-02-16 01:13:10
Valerius Maximus.
Kopenhagen, Johann Just Erythropel, 1703. 8°. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 11 Bll., 554 S., 15 Bll., Etw. späterer Ppbd. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. „Sein großes Sammelwerk über denkwürdige Taten u. Aussprüche [...] widmete Valerius dem Kaiser Tiberius; es erschien nach dem Sturz des Seianus (31). Geplant u. auch methodisch angelegt war das Sammelwerk zum praktischen Gebrauch des Redners u. für Übungen in der Rhetorenschule; es sollte eine leicht zugängliche, übersichtlich geordnete Beispiel-Slg. darstellen, der ein Redner mit raschem Griff das jeweils passende exemplum entnehmen konnte [...]. Bei allen Mängeln erwies sich das Werk als nützlich, war weitverbreitet, wurde ausgiebig benutzt u. zitiert [...]“ (Kroh S. 641f.). - Der Herausgeber Johannes Minelli (1625-83) war Rektor des Rotterdamer Gymnasiums. - Einband etw. berieben. Rücken verblasst. Gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Versand D: 9,80 EUR Valerius Maximus, Dictorum factorumque memorabilium, libri IX. Annotationibus, in usum studiosae jeventutis, instar commentarii illustrati, opera & industria Johannes Min-Ellii [d. i. Johannes Minelli]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes [Graz, Austria]
2009-01-17 00:16:14
Portugal -
Kupferstich-Karte von P. Schenk, datiert 1703, altkoloriert. Ca. 58,5 x 49 cm (H). Gebräunt. Knittrig, knapprandig, hinterlegter Einriss in der linken oberen Ecke. Links unten im unbedruckten Randbereich roter Stempelabdruck. Zeigt ganz Portugal. Das Königreich ist in Provinzen unterteilt dargestellt. Links oben befindet sich eine Titelkartusche in Form eines Vorhanges. Darin sind die Wappen von Portugal und der Algarve dargestellt. Zwischen den Wappen befindet sich ein Segelschiff mit der Umschrift "Circum undique Mundum". Links unten ist eine Legende mit Meilenzeigern dargestellt. Gradnetz, links mit integrierter Windrose. The map shows whole Portugal. The kingdom is illustrated in provinces. At the left top we find a title cartouche in form of a curtain with illustrations of the crests of Portugal and the Algarve. Between the crests there is a sailing ship illustrated. At the left bottom we find a legend with benchmarks. Graticule. At the left side compass rose. Lightly toned, slight wrinkling, narrow margined, padded tear at the left upper corner. At the left bottom red stamp mark at the margin.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]
2009-01-15 01:17:57
De L'Isle
Paris, 1703. Size : 490x640 (mm), 19.25x25.125 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-01-07 05:10:47
RIDLEY, Humphrey
London: Tondson. 1 engraved plate showing the fetal heart. Small 8vo, calf (worn), back cover detached. Londini, 1703. First Edition. Scarce. Internally and very good copy. Containing Essay on the Fetal Heart. First Edition, containing over 30 clinical observations by the noted anatomist. The most interesting accounts are those on hydrophobia, asthma, and the important essay on the anatomy of the fetal heart. Hirsch IV, p. 807. Russell, p. 702. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2008-12-04 17:02:46
LAFOSSE D'AUBIGNY Antoine de.
Amsterdam: chez Jacques desbordes, 1703. Fine. chez Jacques desbordes, Amsterdam 1703, petit in-12 (13,8x7,5cm), [4] ff. , 60 pp. dont front. , 71 pp. dont front. , [1] p. bl. , 60 pp. dont front. , [8] ff. , 55 pp. dont front. [1] p. bl. , front. , 81 pp. , [1] p. bl., relié. - Artificial collection consists of 5 rooms (separate pagination) of the pit illustrated frontispiece by Van of 5 Aveele published by Desbordes between 1798 and 1702. General title in red and black. Polixene. 1698. Theseus. 1702. Manlius Capitolinus (same date as the original). 1698. Gabinie. 1700.'s Distracted. 1698. Full contemporary calf, spine tooled raised. 'It was not until the age of forty-three years to put Lafosse Polixene theater, his first tragedy. This book was a great success for seventeen performances. Mr. Dauphin, assistant to the second, was so happy with the acting, he made them give a hundred louis. Two years after Polixenes appeared MANLIUS Capitolinus, represented for the first time January 18, 1698. Then this tragedy was a great success, and today still holds a leading position in the directory of French theater after masterpieces the great masters. Theseus, tragedy, despite the criticism to which it gave rise, has long been the theater, given for the first time January 5, 1700, she had three and twenty performances. The sixth stage of the fifth act produced a great effect. Coresus AND CALIRRHOE fourth and final tragedy Lafosse, was much less successful than others. Played for the first time December 9, 1703, she received a small number of performances, and has not been taken. L … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
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2008-11-23 09:10:55
Rushworth, John [1612 ? -1690]
None Given, London, 1703. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Ex library with book plates. Full, blind-stamped calf, little scuffed, hinges little cracking. Engraved frontispiece and several engraved portraits in Volume 1. Professionally repaired with new spine labels. Scattered light foxing. First published 1659, this abridged edition came out in 1703 and following years. Size: Small 8vo. 1130 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 18th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1566. .
Bookseller: Noah's Ark Book Attic
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2008-11-16 19:21:38
Pitt,Robert (1653-1713)
London: Tim. Childe 2nd edition, 1703. Hardcover. Good+. Octavo panelled sprinkled calf on 4 raised bands with red gilt spine title label (rebacked but one cover now detached/top compartment of spine damaged/edges slightly worn) Titlepage +[14]pp Dedication & Preface +203pp +[8]pp index. The 4 contents leaves that presumably belonged at the front are misbound after page 194. Coat of arms book plate of G.W.F. Gregor on pastedown. Index and a few leaves with pale marginal damp mark but all leaves, clean, crisp & supple. *The author complains that the price of drugs has increased rapidly and without cause during his tenure at St. Barts. That there is mis-prescription and fashion in drugs when there are perfectly good remedies available for much less money. This was also a territorial dispute between physicians and apothecaries who, during the late 17th and early 18th centuries had encroached on doctor's rights to prescribing and making up of their own medicines. Practices at this time included feeding gold to animals so that patients should "benefit" from eating their flesh, of grinding up pearl into powders etc. A scarce book in any edition with the Wellcome collection holding this but of the copyright libraries only the British Library and Oxford listing this title.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2008-10-27 10:32:00
DE FER NICOLAS.
Parigi, 1703. Incisione in rame, coloritura d'epoca con ritocchi recenti, 237x338. Veduta del paese con il monte e relativo monastero sullo sfondo; in basso su due colonne una descrizione dei luoghi. Bell'esemplare su carta leggermente ingiallita. Nr.cat: L1010179
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2008-08-28 14:42:59
De L'Isle, G.
Paris, 1703. Original outline color. Title surrounded by cartouche. 25 1/2 x 19". Northern half of South America.
Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA [Garrison, NY, U.S.A.]
2008-08-10 16:36:02
HARRIS, John (1667-1719).
Printed By E. Midwinter for D. Midwinter and T. Leigh, London, 1703. 12mo., (5 6/8 x 3 4/8 inches). 4-page publisher's catalogue at end. Title-page within ruled border (light soiling throughout). Engraved frontispiece of a armillary celestial globe (stained). Contemporary sheep (rebacked to style, extremities lightly scuffed). First edition. "When Harris was giving the public mathematical lecture course at the Marine Coffee House, his subject in March 1703 was 'the Use of Globes and Doctrine of the Sphere', for which the enterprising bookseller Daniel Midwinter printed the corresponding text-book and sold it to those attending (Taylor "The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England" 554). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2007-12-09 18:33:57
Leide: Pierre Vander, 1703. ou nouvelle histoire universelle tant sacree que profane depuis la creation du monde jusqu'au commencement du 17 siecle.pour l'usage de son altesse royale monseigneur le prince royal de prusse.tome premiere-depuis la creation du monde jusqu'a la mort de l'empereur auguste.preface,table des parties periodes et chapitres.544pp of text(2 columnes in one page).at the end -planches.portraits des plus illustres papes empereurs rois princes grand capitaines et autres personnes renommees.more illustrations inside the book.cover and spine rubbed.second page a little loose.. Fair.
Bookseller: BookStore Jerusalem [jerusalem, Israel]
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