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        Le Mont Vesuve

      Veduta del Vesuvio e dei dintorni di Napoli, tratta dal "Atlas Cureiux" edito a Parigi tra il 1700 ed il 1705. View of the Vesuvius and the environs of Naples, taken from the "Atlas Cureiux" , 1700-1705. Parigi Paris 343 232

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        Lodi

      Esemplare tratto dal primo volume del "Nouveau Theatre de l'Italie" pubblicato ad Amsterdam nel 1704/5 e nel 1724, quale integrazione al progetto di Johannes Baleu, iniziato nel 1663, del grande "libro delle città", manchevole delle piante di gran parte della parte settentrionale della penisola. Il Blaeu, durante la sua lunga attività editoriale pubblica tre volumi sulle città italiane. Nel 1663 i primi tre, suddivisi in Stato della Chiesa, Roma e Regno di Napoli e Sicilia. Alla sua morte i suoi eredi danno alla luce altri due volumi datati 1682 incentrati sulle città del Piemonte e della Savoia, poi ristampati da altri editori nel 1693 e 1697. Il francese Pierre Mortier pubblica una ristampa nel 1704/5, intitolata ?Nouveau Theatre de l?Italie?. L?opera è in quattro volumi e comprende le lastre del Blaeu, ritoccate e modificate in piccola parte, integrate dall?aggiunta di numerose nuove mappe di proprio disegno, raffiguranti le città della parte settentrionale della penisola, racchiuse nel primo volume dell?opera. L?atlante del Mortier venne pubblicato con testo latino, francese ed olandese. La particolarità che differenzia le due edizioni di Blaeu e Mortier è rappresentata dal fatto che il testo non è al verso della singola mappa (che quindi è bianca nel retro), ma si trova all?inizio di ogni singolo volume. Il grande successo dell?opera diede origine ad un?ulteriore ristampa, praticamente identica, curata da R. Alberts ed edita nel 1724/5. Incisione in rame, in buono stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Cremonini pp. 83-90. Amsterdam Amsterdam 535 445

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        Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca compendiato da un'Accademico Animoso Secondo l'ultima Impressione di Firenze del MDCXCI... (1691).

      Appresso Lorenzo Baseggio 1705 Due volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. (20) 44, 694); (2) 688, 344. Solida legatura coeva in cartonato rigido con nervi passanti e titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Qualche macchietta marginale e pochi forellini, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Si tratta della prima edizione di questo Compendio curato da Apostolo Zeno e che vide varie successive ristampe. Cfr. Gamba (2811):"Per cura di A. Zeno sotto nome di Accademico Animoso si pubblicò un Compendio...".

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        Theatrum Basilicae Pisanae... (&:) Appendix... -

      Roma, de Rossi, 1705-1723.2 voll. In-folio. Solide legature coeve in pergamena rigida, titolo calligrafato sui dorsi; due brevi fenditure alle cerniere e piccole mancanze al dorso del vol.II. Theatrum: Antiporta e 32 tavole inc. in rame, tra cui una stupenda veduta prospettica della basilica, con accanto il battistero, la torre e il camposanto, e varie piante, spaccati, alzate, pitture ecc. (12), 156 (recte 154), (12) pp. Appendix: 6 tavole. (2), 168 pp. Lievi fioriture e qualche carta un po? arrossata. Prima edizione di questa importante descrizione, ed uno dei rari esemplari completi dell?Appendice pubblicata 18 anni dopo. «Ces deux volumes se trouvent rarement réunis» (Brunet III, 1502). Berlin Kat. 2684. Cicognara 4041: «Le copiose e grandi tavole di quest?opera ottima sono inserite nel testo, e accuratamente intagliate in rame». Moreni II, 48: «Quest?opera... stimatissima...». First edition of this history and description of the Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, and one of the rare copies complete with the Appendix published 18 years later. With a frontispiece and 32 + 6 engr. plates, including a fine view of the cathedral, with the nearby baptistery, the leaning tower, and the cemetery, and various plans, sections, elevations, paintings, etc. Contemp. vellum (joints with two small splits, and minor faults to spine of vol. II); some light foxing and mild browning here and there, but a complete and generally good copy.

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        Terre Sainte Ancienne Moderne et Historique

      Carta murale della Palestina, pubblicata a Parigi nel 1705. Circondata da scene e rimandi che descrivono le varie fasi nella storia, al centro due carte con la Terra Santa antica e moderna mm 980x1585

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        Introduction à la Géographie en plusieurs cartes avec leur explication, par les Srs Sanson, Géographes ordinaires du Roy.

      Chès le Sr. Robert 1705 Dédiée à Monseigneur Jean Paul Bignon, Abbé de St Quentin, 1 vol. in-4 reliure de l'époque plein vélin vert, dos à 5 nerfs, Chès le Sr. Robert, Geographe du Roy, rue St jacques a St Paul, Paris, s.d. [ privilège général daté du 8 mars 1704 ], 9 ff. et pp. 2, 4-5, 8-9, 22-23, 25-86, 88-93, 95-106, 112-139 [ sans manque dans le texte, les manques dans la pagination sont imputables à l'absence des 34 planches qui s'y inséraient - on note une erreur de pagination : les pp. 131, 133 et 134 paginées 331, 233 et 234 ] Cette rare introduction, qui ne contient pas de cartes, renvoie dans son texte à diverses cartes (foliotées jusqu'au numéro 34). Si l'on peut trouver des exemplaires d'autres éditions (à l'adresse : "dans le Cloitre de St Nicolas du Louvre"), on ne trouve aucune trace d'un autre exemplaire de la présente édition. Etat très satisfaisant (sans les planches, manque en coiffe sup., cahiers lég. brunis et un peu frottés, plats lég. obtondus). Français

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        Bibliotheca juris selecta secundum ordinem litterarium disposita atque ad singulas iuris partes directa.

      Janae, Ernestum Claudium Bailliar 1705 In-8, pp. (10), 2 bianche, 480, (92), 4 bianche; piena pelle con fregi e titolo in oro. Rara seconda edizione citata dal Camus che la considera la migliore opera di questo genere, nessun esemplare censito nelle biblioteche italiane, manca al Sapori.

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        La vie de Mr. de Moliere [bound with] Le Songe de Bocace. Traduit d'italien en Francois. Suivant la copie imprime a Paris.

      [1], 200 pp., [8]; [1], 240 pp. 24mo. Three quarter gray-brown calf with saw-tooth edges over marbled paper-covered boards, gilt decorated raised bands, red morocco spine label, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Seconde ed. reveue & corrigee / -. For Bocace: Brunet I, 1016; Graesse I, 456; Barbier (1808) IV, p.338, 6587; Gay (4th) III, 1131. For "Moliere" OCLC & RLIN list 11 copies; Title page in red and black. "Songe" first published in Paris in 1698. Translated by M. de Premont. Signatures: *6, A-K12 (E7 incorrectly signed C7) OCLC lists only 4 copies of this edition and only one of the first. Some minor scuffing at the edges and hinge, boards rubbed, binding tight, and overall better than very good.

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        Planisphærium Coeleste

      Amsterdam: circa 1705. Copper-engraved celestial map, with full original colour. Very good condition apart from minor soiling. 20 x 23 1/2 inches. A magnificent double hemisphere celestial chart by one of the period's greatest mapamakers This double hemisphere celestial chart gives the Classical constellations north and south as well seven illustrations of various astronomical theories and phenomena including a comparison of stellar magnitudes, three theories of the planetary arrangement of our system, an illustration of lunar eclipses, the lunar influence on tides and the passage of the earth around the sun. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Sche 1 & p.119

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        Prospectus Basilicae Pisanae Baptisterij, Coemeterij ac Turris Campanariae

      1705 Incisione su rame mm. 250x400 alla battuta, margini bianchi piuttosto ampi ( marg. bianco esterno sin. di circa 5mm.). In alto a destra 'Tab 2', in basso a destra 'Dominic. Marianus Franceschinius Sculp. Romae Sup. perm. An. 1705'. Rara veduta animata (Piazza dei miracoli con figure in primo piano) tratta da "Theatrum Basilicae Pisanae", Roma, A. De Rossi, 1705. Un piccolo strappo di circa 1 cm al margine sin. abilmente rastaurato.

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        Vue et representation de la Bataille de Cassano donn?e le 16 d'Aoust 1705 / Plan de la Bataille de Cassano.

      Primo '800. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 45,9 x 58,7; 33,4 x 50 (alla lastra) pi? margini. Bellissima scena, assai decorativa, della celebre battaglia di Cassano al comando del Principe Eugenio. Su altro foglio l'incisione con il piano degli schieramenti della battaglia. Consuete pieghe editoriali, peraltro esemplari in margini, in bella impressione e in ottimo stato di conservazione (l'ingiallimento che si vede ? solo nella foto).

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        Maraviglie della natura, ammaestramenti di moralita... in milano, pandolfo malatesta, 1705.

      Cm. 19, pp. (16) 328. Bella antiporta allegorica incisa in rame. Legatura coeva in cart. alla rustica. Mancanze al dorso ed un timbro di biblioteca religiosa estinta. Esemplare peraltro genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Cfr. Piantanida (3518): ""Curiosa e interess. opera... L'A. descrive piante ed animali strani, curiosi e mostruosi (alcuni dall'America) con numerosi aneddoti e avvenimenti singolari"". Non comune.

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        Prospectus Basilicae Pisanae Baptisterij, Coemeterij, ac Turris Campanariae.

      Dal "Theatrum Basilicae Pisanae", incisione in rame all'acquaforte e bulino, b/n, cm 25,2 x 40 (alla lastra). [In bs. a sn.]: Ioseph. Et Franciscus de Milanis Fr. delin. Pisis; [in bs. a ds.]: Dominic. Marianus Franceschinius Sculp. Romae Sup. perm. An. 1705. Pubblicata in Martini Giuseppe, "Theatrum Basilicae Pisanae" (Roma, Antonio De Rossi, 1705). Bella veduta con il complesso di piazza dei Miracoli, animata da figure in primo piano. Ottima copia in margini. .

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        The Art of Painting in Oyl. Wherein is Included each Particular Circumstance Relating to the best and Most Approved Rules for Preparing, Mixing, and Working of Oyl Colours. The Whole Treatise Being so Full ... that All Persons ... may be able by These Directions, to Paint in Oyl-Colours all Manner of Timberwork ... In which is also Laid Down, all the Several Circumstances Required in Painting of Sun-Dials, Printed Pictures, Shash-Windows, etc. in Oily-Colours. The 4th impression with some alterations, and many matters added, which are not to be found in the three former editions. To which is now added, the whole Art and Mystery of Colouring Maps, and other Prints, with Water Colours. By John Smith, C.M

      London: Printed for Samuel Crouch at the corner of Popes Head Alley in Cornhill 1705 London: Printed for Samuel Crouch, at the corner of Popes-Head-Alley in Cornhill, 1705. Fourth edition, revised and expanded, first published in 1676 as THE ART OF PAINTING. 8vo. [8], 108, [4, ads] pp.; A4, B-H8. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with a period spine, morocco lettering piece. Some minor paper flaws, else fine. ESTC T98430 . A classic manual of "vulgar [i.e., commercial], painting" on wood surfaces, including sundials, apparently by the English clockmaker, John Smith, previously published in 1676, 1687, and 1701; and in subsequent versions of 1723 and 1769; with chapters added here on the art of coloring maps with watercolors An interesting copy, with 7 pp. of manuscript recipes in a contemporary hand inserted between the Preface and the Table of Contents. These include recipes for making Invisible Ink; how "To take Ink away from Parchment or Paper" (includes the use of a "good Deale of fresh Hors dung"); how to mix a variety of colors, including reds with "Brasil", "Purpell Colour", "Twany Colour", a "good Green", etc

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        Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres, anciens et modernes.

      Nouvelle edition revuë, corrigée & augmentée des Conferences de l'Academie royale de peinture & de sculpture. I-IV. London, chez D. Mortier, 1705. 12:o. Grav. front,(34),248,(8) + 297,(7) + 418,(6) s. & 4 grav. plr + 371,(5) s. Titelbladen tryckta i rött och svart. + FELIBIEN, (ANDRÉ). Recueil historique de la vie et des ouvrages des plus celebres architectes. I-IV. London, chez D. Mortier, 1705. 12:o. Grav. front,(12),195,(15) s. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. + FELIBIEN, (ANDRÉ). Conferences de l'academie royale de peinture et de sculpture. London, 1705. 12:o. (36),112 s. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Fem trevliga samtida marmorerade skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerade ryggar, ljusbruna titeletiketter och blindpressad dekor på pärmkanterna. Rödsprängda snitt. Pärmarna med obetydliga småskavanker och små maskhål i ytterfalsarna i del IV och "Recueil". Ryggen i den sistnämnda lite naggad upp- och nedtill. Innerfalsarna med spår av mask, särskilt i del I. Bra inlagor med enstaka smärre lager- och rostfläckar, t.ex. i del IV på s. 43-44 och 77-78. En reva i yttermarginalen och in i texten på s. 183 i del I. Ett litet hål med minimal textförlust i del II på s. 87. På insidan av främre pärmen till del I står "Till Ingrid v. Dardel, 27. V 1950". Mycket fin svit.. "Entretiens" utgavs första gången 1666-88, "Recueil" 1687 och "Conferences" 1669. De två sista arbetena är bundna tillsammans i en volym

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        Tortona. Ville du Duch? de Milan, en Lombardie. Exactement Dessin?e sur le Lieu.

      Amsterdam, Pierre Mortier, 1705 circa. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, colore d'epoca, cm 42 x 52,3 circa (alla lastra) pi? margini; titolo in alto a sinistra, entro cartiglio "Tortona. Ville du Duch? de Milan, en Lombardie. Exactement Dessin?e sur le Lieu", accompagnato dalle indicazioni tipografiche. Bella pianta della citt? di Tortona, allora appartenente al Ducato di Milano. Veduta tratta primo volume del "Nouveau Theatre de l'Italie" (la veduta riporta il numero XVII, in lastra in alto a destra), pubblicato ad Amsterdam nel 1704 - 1705 e nel 1724, quale integrazione al progetto di Johannes Blaeu, iniziato nel 1663, del grande "libro delle citt?", manchevole delle piante di gran parte dell'Italia settentrionale. Il Blaeu, durante la sua lunga attivit? editoriale, pubblic? tre volumi sulle citt? italiane, suddivisi in Stato della Chiesa, Roma e Regno di Napoli, Sicilia (a partire dal 1663); alla sua morte gli eredi diedero alla luce altri due volumi, incentrati sulle citt? del Piemonte e della Savoia (1682), e poi ristampati da altri editori (1693 e 1697). Il francese Pierre Mortier pubblic? una ristampa nel 1704 - 1705, intitolata "Nouveau Theatre de l'Italie", opera in quattro volumi che comprendeva le lastre del Blaeu, in piccola parte ritoccate e modificate, ma con l'aggiunta di numerose nuove mappe di proprio disegno, raffiguranti le citt? della parte settentrionale della penisola, appunto racchiuse nel primo volume dell'opera. L'atlante del Mortier venne pubblicato con testo latino, francese e olandese. La particolarit? che differenzia le edizioni di Blaeu e di Mortier ? rappresentata dal fatto che il testo, nelle edizioni del Mortier, non ? al verso della singola mappa (che ? quindi bianca al verso), ma si trova all'inizio di ogni singolo volume. Il grande successo dell'opera diede origine ad un'ulteriore ristampa, praticamente identica, curata da R. Alberts ed edita nel 1724 - 1725. (Bibliografia: Cremonini pp. 83 - 90). Pieter Mortier (1671 - 1711) e David Mortier, fratelli di estrazione francese, ebbero interessi editoriali che coprivano un ampio raggio comprendendo opere francesi, inglesi e olandesi. Pieter venne probabilmente iniziato alla gestione dell'attivit? editoriale a Parigi; David pass? molti anni in Inghilterra, tanto che prese la nazionalit? britannica e l? mor? nel 1728. Dopo la morte di Pieter, la vedova gest? l'attivit? finch? il figlio, Cornelis, fu in grado di occuparsene; poi, nel 1721, Cornelis inizi? la sua collaborazione col cognato, Johannes Covens, dando vita alla famosa "Covens and Mortier" (nel 1721 Cornelis spos? la sorella di Johannes Covens e, nello stesso anno, lui e Johannes diedero inizio alla loro collaborazione), una ditta che, anche grazie ai loro successori e nonostante alcune piccole modifiche apportate la nome, divenne una delle pi? importanti case di produzione di mappe e rimase in piedi fino alla met? del XIX secolo. Esemplare lievemente e uniformemente ingiallito, in tenue coloritura e in ampi margini, buona conservazione. .

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        Arte de Canto Llano Puro: Tratado theorica y practica arreolado ala mathematica; con ? hara qualquiera perfectto cantor, y staestno, encl arte de cantar esel coro. Compuesto por el Dr. Andres de la Rosa, Cathedratico de Canto ? Patriarchal Iglesia de Sevilla. Dedicado a los serores Dean y Cavildo de dicha Santa Patriarchal Yeglessia

      Sevilla, 1705, 4to., 296x194 mm., 156 ff manuscript & 50 dbl. ff music;. manuscript. eleborate gold stamped cont. red morocco, e.f., rubbed, lacks ties;.

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        Carte Particuliere d'une Partie d'Asie ou sont les Isles d'Andemaon, Ceylan, Les Maldives. Alt- und grenzkolor. Kupferstichkarte von Pierre Mortier, um 1705. 59 x 47 cm.

      Im Norden die Mongolei mit Tibet im Osten, bis zu den Malediven im Süden und Sumatra im Osten.- Braunfleck (13 x 12 cm) im unteren Kartenbereich. Kopfsteg knapp beschnitten.

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        D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer, Behelzende eene Beschryvinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harde Schaalvisschen, te weeten raare Krabben, Kreeften, en diergelyke Zeerdieren ... Hoorntjes en Schulpen ... Mineraalen, Gesteenten en soorten van Aarde, die in d'Amboinsche, en zommige omleggende Eilanden gevonden worden

      Amsterdam: Francois Halma. 1705. First printing. Hardcover. Very good. First printing, 1705. Large folio, original or early full calf, pp. (32), 340, (44), with engraved allegorical title page, printed title page in red and black, large engraved portrait plate of Rumpf, and 60 plates of shells, molluscs and other natural history specimens the author collected from Indonesia, Java, etc. Condition is very good overall, the binding showing some wear and loss to corners, splitting to joints, loss of spine leather to head of spine, contents very good, library ink stamp on title page (and withdrawn stamp below it), no other library marks; bookplate on pastedown, plates are in excellent condition, plate 41 has short repaired tear to top edge, some faint occasional creasing (pp. 126-175) and occasional finger soil and dog-eared pages but generally in very good or better condition. The posthumously published masterpiece of conchology by this Dutch naturalist (1627-1702), rarely on the market or at auction.

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        Venise

      Paris: , c.1705. Ville Capitale de la plus Celebre et Illustre Republique de l'Europe. Framed size: 415 × 530 mm. Good condition. Bird's-eye plan of the city and surrounding islands. The plan was reduced from De Fer's large chart of 1695 that he prepared for the Depot de la Marine. Ships and boats fill the lagoon and the arms of the city and the Venetian Republic decorate the plan. A key at bottom identifies ten sites and six districts. French cartographer Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) was a leader among cartographers and map publishers of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. In 1691, de Fer became an official geographer of the French Daupin and in 1702 to the Duke of Anjou, later to be the King of Spain. Published in the Atlas Curieux...

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        Commentarius in Epistolam ad Hebraeos: Cum Indicibus Locupletissimis, & Quibusdam Tabulis Aeneis Elegantissimis

      Amsterdam. Henrici and Viduae Theodori Boom. 1705. Bound in full paneled vellum. Blind embossed vignettes to head and tail pieces. Raised bands. Gilt titled morocco label. Very thick 4to (22 cm). Illustrated by five copper engravings depicting: types of knives used to slaughter sacrificial animals; priest removing the internal organs of a lamb; folded map of Northern Egypt, Sinai peninsula and Judea, indicating proposed route of the Exodus; man being burned at the stake; man being beaten to death by an executioner. Icludes two odes, the first by Alexander Arnold Pagenstecher, and the second by Adamus Menso Lsing. Text in LAtin with Quotations and examples in Greek and Hebrew with Latin Translation. Includes indicies. Covers bowed (as usual with vellum bindings). Spine label delicately chipped. A very few instances of usual marginal page chipping, not intruding to text or image. Some usual darkening to pages. generally, a Near Fine, exceedingly crisp copy.

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        D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer, Behelzende eene Beschryvinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harde Schaalvisschen, te weeten raare Krabben, Kreeften, en diergelyke Zeedieren, als mede allerhande Hoomtjes en Schulpen, die men in d'Amboinsche Zee vindt: Daar beneven zommige Mineraalen, Gesteenten

      Added fine allegorical title, vignette on printed title, fine port. of Rumpf, five head- & tail-pieces, & 60 fine plates (all engraved; two small & unimportant wormholes in outer margin to the final 50 plates, not touching the images). Title printed in red & black. 18 p.l. (incl. added title & port.), 340, [43] pp. Folio, cont. blind-stamped panelled pigskin over wooden boards, stamp of the Jesuits in center of upper cover, orig. clasps & catches. Amsterdam: F. Halma, 1705. First edition, and a magnificent copy, of this notable cabinet catalogue which describes Rumpf's great collection of marine flora and fauna, minerals, and fossils. This is one of the most important of the early shell books. Rumpf (1627-1702), went to Amboina, a relatively small island in the Banda Sea west of New Guinea in 1653. There he gathered natural history specimens and experienced a remarkable series of disasters: he went blind, his wife was killed in an earthquake, the original drawings for his Herbarium Amboinense were consumed in a fire, and the manuscript of the first six books of the same work were destroyed by the French during a military action. "This remarkable man was employed by the Dutch East India Company and spent the greater part of his life on the island of Amboina (Ambon), a small but important trading centre in the East Indies, where he conducted innumerable observations on plants and animals...Day by day Rumphius accumulated manuscript descriptions and drawings of everything he observed. Alas, total blindness robbed him of the chance to publish his work himself...Even a cursory examination of the Amboinsche Rariteitkamer reveals the outstanding talents of its originator; for the 'Amboinese Curiosity Cabinet', despite its unpromising title, is full of accurate and detailed observations on the invertebrate animals encountered by him and molluscs are given special attention....He was a brilliant field naturalist. He was also a man with a remarkable gift for descriptions."-Dance, Shell Collecting. An Illustrated History, pp. 46-48. The finely engraved added title-page is a masterpiece. We see a shell museum with a group of scholars studying and arranging shells with cabinets flanking and behind them. The room is viewed through an arch with a shell-cartouche with "Arcimboldo"-like shell grotesques, flanked by statues of Cybele and Poseidon. Bearers bring baskets and boxes of shells and other specimens to the scholars. An East Indian landscape is in the background. The fine portrait shows the blind Rumpf at his desk, surrounded by books, shells, plants, and other natural history objects. Very fine copy. Most of the engraved plates are after drawings by Maria Sybilla Merian. ❧ Casey Wood, p. 545-"This rare folio is important because of its early descriptions and depiction of faunal (mainly marine) life in the Dutch East lndies (the Moluccas especially) at the end of the seventeenth century." Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, 4210-"Rare." Wilson, The History of Mineral Collecting 1530-1799, pp. 191 & 222. .

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        Loftriomph, Uitgebazuint over de Roemrugtige en Heerlijke Daden van den Doorlugtige en Wijdvermaarde Oorlogsheld Johan Curchil, Prins en Hertog van Marlbourgh

      Leyden, Neth.: Hendrik van Damme, 1705. Very Good. 8 p.; 19 cm. (7.5 inches). Signatures: *4 (4to). Disbound. Woodcut initial letter. Not in Knuttel. A poem praising John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, as a military hero. In Very Good Condition: disbound and without stitching; leaves are separating at fold; pages are clean and bright.

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        Biblia Hebraica, Secundum ultimam editionem Jos. Athiae, a Johanne Leusden Denuo recognitam, Recensita Atque ad Masoram, et correctiores Bombergi, Stephani, Plantini, Aliorumque Editiones, exquisite adornata variisque Notis illustrata Ab Everardo van der Hooght, V.D.M. Editio longe accuratissima.

      Boom, Waesberge, Goethals, Borstius, Wolters, Halma, van de Water et Broedelet., Amsterdam & Utrecht 1705. 8vo. (48)+666+708+(44) pages. Engraved title (detached). Title page in red and black. 2 woodcut titlepages (Prophetae posteriores & Hagiographa (Psalms etc.)). Contemporary brown calf binding with richly gilt spine and with blindtooled decorations and gilt borders to boards.. *

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        De Legibus Hebraeorum Ritualibus et earum Rationibus. Libri Tres. Editio Tertia

      Ioh. Frid. Zeitlerum Leipzig Ioh. Frid. Zeitlerum 1705 Third edition vg Quarto. [20], 1504, [82]pp. Original full vellum with gold-stamped lettering and borders on spine. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Ex-libris of Biblioth. Collegii Carol and ex-libris of Ducis Brunsvicensis et Luneburgensis at rear of front board. Illustrated woodcut vignette on title-page. Decorative initials, head- and tailpieces. 2 green ribbon markers. In his chief work, Spencer deserted the time-honoured paths traced by commentators, and 'may justly be said to have laid the foundations of the science of comparative religion. In its special subject, in spite of certain defects, it still remains by far the most important book on the religious antiquities of the Hebrews' (Robertson Smith, Religion of the Semites, 1894, Pref. p. vi). The remarkable nature of Spencer's achievement is enhanced when, it is remembered that oriental studies were then in their infancy, and that he was compelled to derive nearly all his data from classical writers of Greece and Rome, from the Christian fathers, the works of Josephus, or from the Bible itself. Spencer professed that his object was 'to clear the Deity from arbitrary and fantastic humour,' but it was inevitable that his orthodoxy should be questioned. 2 small scratches on front board. Minor age-toning on covers. Spine slightly soiled. Contemporary annotation at back of fly leaf. Some sporadic damp-staining on outer margin of pages (never affecting text). Text in Latin with some Hebrew. Binding in overall very good, interior in very good to near fine condition.

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        Prospectus Basilicae Pisanae Baptisterij, Coemeterij ac Turris Campanariae

      Incisione su rame mm. 250x400 alla battuta, margini bianchi piuttosto ampi ( marg. bianco esterno sin. di circa 5mm.). In alto a destra 'Tab 2', in basso a destra 'Dominic. Marianus Franceschinius Sculp. Romae Sup. perm. An. 1705'. Rara veduta animata (Piazza dei miracoli con figure in primo piano) tratta da "Theatrum Basilicae Pisanae", Roma, A. De Rossi, 1705. Un piccolo strappo di circa 1 cm al margine sin. abilmente rastaurato.

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