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        Histoire des Rois de Sicile et de Naples des Maisons d'Anjou.

      - Paris, Pierre-Augustin Le Mercier, 1707. In-4, [16]-352-[20]p. Edition originale avec ses 2 portraits de cet ouvrage paru un peu après l'arrivée du duc d'Anjou sur le trône d'Espagne. Petrineau voulait ainsi justifier les prétentions sur les royaumes de Sicile et de Naples dont Philippe V fut aussi roi jusqu'au traité d'Utrecht. L'auteur était angevin. Provenances ; deux ex-libris "ex bibliotheca F.J. Bicheiron" et du relieur angevin André Bruel (par Jean-Adrien Mercier). Reliure plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre maroquin, tranches mouchetées. Manque la coiffe supérieure, petite fente en haut du mors supérieur, coins un peu abîmés, papier un peu jauni. Ouvrage peu commun. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE EDUCATION OF A DAUGHTER, By the Author of Telemachus, To which is added, A Small Tract of Instructions for the Conduct of Young Ladies of the Highest Rank. With Suitable Devotions Annexed. Done into English, and revised by Dr. George Hickes.

      Engraved frontispiece; [26], 369, [3 ad's] pages. Contemporary full calf gilt with a red label and gilt decoration to the spine. 12mo. First English edition. Ownership name on recto of frontispiece; bookplate; early repair to endpapers; spine cracked with a small chip at base; part of imprint to frontis' cropped; else a very good copy indeed. The Appendix contains, 'Instructions for a Young Princess,' by Monsieur De la Chetardye. COPAC records three copies of this the first edition.

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        Evangeliorum Harmonia græco-Latina.

      Parisiis Abdræ Cramoisy, 1707. X+ 157 pages pp. With titelvignet. Bound in a contemporary full calf with raised bands and very rich golddecoration on spine. With a tear app. 10 cm. between spine and frontboard (upper part), Folio. 17020713

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        La guerre d'Italie, ou memoires du Comte D ***. Contenant quantité de choses particulières qui se sont passées dans les cours d'Allemagne, de France, d'Espagne, de Savoïe & d'Italie

      New edition, after the original 1702 published by the same publisher. Illustrated four folding maps, one of Italy with its various kingdoms and republics. Full contemporary calf. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. A slight lack in mind. Slot in the upper joint tail. A torn map of Mantua. Friction. Pretty good copy. The war in Italy is an excellent narrative, teeming with picturesque details; it begins in a very romantic way to tell before starting the battles of Piedmont, Turin and Milan, and the political intrigues between Spain, France, the Duke of Savoy and the duchies of Italy. The book draws indeed two records, memoirs and historical genre, and they will find love affairs, many trips and descriptions as a rigorous account of battles and armies in Italy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Pierre Marteau A Cologne 1707 in-12 (9x16cm) 535pp. relié

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        La Sainte Bible

      First reprinting of the Bible called Port Royal.Binders of the time in full blue morocco night. Back with five nerves decorated with florets and casters cold. Lace and Cold mesh coaching boards. Golden lace coaching contreplats. Golden roll on turns. All edges gilt.Some very tiny friction, otherwise fine copy. ChezGuillaume Desprez Paris 1707 in-12 (8,5x14cm) (14) 521pp. et 467pp. et 413pp. et 491pp. et 490pp. et 424pp. et 417pp. et 370pp. (2) 8 volumes reliés

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        Projet d'une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d'une province à l'autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l'un de ses sujets plus qu'à l'autre, qui s'augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres.

      [Rouen: no printer,] 1707 - Quarto (247 x 190 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt roll tool border to covers, spine elaborately decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. Extremities with very slight rubbing, engraved bookplate removed from front pastedown with loss of marbled paper; a very fine copy. Large folding table, "Formulaire qui peut servir pour tout un pays" at page 192. Very rare first edition, first issue (with B4 in uncancelled state: on p. 16, a setier is given as weighing 170, rather than 240 pounds), and a notable rarity, of "an erudite economic work much in advance of its time, and distinguished both by accuracy of method and breadth of view" (Palgrave), "creditable alike to the heart and the head of its illustrious author"(McCulloch). Carpenter lists six other printings dated 1707, all in smaller format, and eight subsequent editions before 1710, including the English translation A Project for a Royal Tythe (1708; reissued in 1710 as An Essay for a General Tax). "Though the book was published anonymously, and only a few copies issued [for circulation among friends], Vauban had to submit to the mortification of seeing it 'pilloried' by the parliament, while he himself incurred the displeasure of the king [Louis XIV]. A few weeks later he died" (Palgrave). Although the renowned soldier-engineer Vauban (1633–1707) wrote on a very wide variety of subjects apart from economics – fortifications, war, naval matters, religion, agriculture, population and colonization – the Projet d'une Dixme royale is an outstanding work in the field of public finance. Its two most notable features are its understanding of the central role of fiscal policy in economic reform – the result of an exceptionally comprehensive grasp of the economic process – and its use of detailed numerical data to substantiate conclusions. Schumpeter pronounced the work "unsurpassed, before or after, in the neatness and cogency of the argument Purposeful marshalling of all the available data was the essence of his analysis. Nobody ever understood better the true relation between facts and argument. It is this that makes him an economic classic in the eulogistic sense of the word, and a forerunner of modern tendencies" (History of Economic Analysis, p. 204). According to Boislisle, the first edition was printed in Rouen in 1706 at the initiative of the Abbé de Beaumont (who is actually credited with the authorship of the work by Boisguilbert). Vauban had the sheets bound by the widow of a certain Fétil, and took great pains that the book did not have any public circulation. It was prohibited on 14 February 1707, but apparently the police were only able to seize two copies. To the police, the binder declared she had had 264 copies in total, 12 bound in morocco, the rest in calf. The two copies seized at the Abbé de Beaumont's were described as in "veau fauve" and marbled parchment. See Arthur Michel de Boislisle, La Proscription du projet de Dime Royale et la mort de Vauban (Mémoire lu à l'Académie des sciences morales et politiques), Paris, 1875. Carpenter X (1); En français dans le texte 134; Goldsmiths' 4431; Kress 2583; McCulloch, p. 342f; Masui, p. 396; this edition not in Einaudi, Hollander, INED, Massie or Sraffa. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A General Treatise of Monies and Exchanges; In which those of all Trading Nations are particularly Describ'd and Consider'd. With An Account of all the Foreign Banks . . . With an Introductory Discourse of the Nature and Origin of Exchange [etc.]

      Printed for S. and J. Sprint, and J. Nicholson [etc.]. Only edition of the omnium gatherum compiled by a French Huguenot merchant and refugee in England, seemingly the first in English to examine in great detail the monies, exchanges, and trading practices then existing throughout Europe. Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, sometimes extensive, the final index leaf repaired (no text affected), without the advertising leaf. Printed for S. and J. Sprint, and J. Nicholson [etc.], London, 1707.

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        Strabonis rerum Geographicarum Libri XVII.

      Amsterdam: Joannes Wolters, 1707. Folio, with a fine engraved title-page, parallel text in Greek and Latin in double columns; small blind-embossed library stamp on preliminaries; a handsome copy in contemporary vellum; spine decorated in gilt between raised bands, leather label, covers ornately gilt with complex central emblematic device. The best edition of Strabo's enormous Geography, his kolossourgia or colossal work as he described it himself. The influential Greek geographer who travelled widely, studied under both Aristotelian and Stoic teachers, and spent some decades in Rome, wrote his work early in the first century. Along with the less-known geographers Aratus and Geminus, Strabo promulgated the idea that the torrid zone of the spherical globe was occupied throughout its length by an ocean which divided his continent from another antipodal one in the southern hemisphere.This edition is based on the critical edition by the great classical scholar Casaubon, here further edited with the addition of extensive notes from the best commentators, and with the addition of text that had been omitted from the sources available to Casaubon. 'The annotations of preceding learned men are arranged with skill in their respective places, by the care and diligence of [this edition's editor] Almeloveen' (Dibdin).The "Geographies" of Strabo were 'by far the most important source for ancient geography, a priceless document of the Augustan age, and a compendium of important material derived from lost authors' (OCD). The work represents the classical world's most significant contribution to the science of geography. The first surviving attempt to collect all geographical knowledge that existed and to compose a general treatise on the subject, it was mainly based on ancient Greek sources. It survived in various manuscripts into the age of printing; however earlier printed editions of the text, including the Aldine edition of 1516, were based on corrupt manuscripts and it was not until 1587 that Casaubon improved the text for this edition, revising it again in 1620. Casaubon's edition of Strabo remained the basis of all subsequent editions until the nineteenth century.For a very full modern analysis of the work see Daniela Dueck, Hugh Lindsay and Sarah Pothecary, Strabo's cultural geography: the making of a kolossourgia (Cambridge, 2005). A little wear to hinges which are strong.

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        Histoire de la Virginie

      Amsterdam Chez Thomas Lombrail 1707 12mo; [4], 432, [16]pp, plus 14 finely executed plates (based on the engravings from the first part of Theodor De Bry's Grand Voyages) and a folding table. Engraved title page, with the coat of arms of Virginia, precedes the printed title page. Translated from the English ("The history and present state of Virginia, in four parts," first published in 1705). Contemporary full calf, the spine, in six compartments, very richly gilt with a red morocco label lettered in gilt. A very handsome, well-preserved copy Sabin 5116. Howe B-410. Church 821. JCB I 93. Near Fine First French Edition (with a new title page) of the first history of the Virginia colony "penned by a native and the best contemporary account of its aboriginal tribes and the life of its early settlers." (Howes) Sabin calls Beverley the "best authority," affording the "most vivid, comprehensive, instructive, and entertaining picture of Virginia at the date of his writing" and quotes Pinkerton: "A work of considerable merit." Beverley's History, one of the most outspoken books of Americanism before the War of Independence, satirized the 'Rapacious and Arbitrary' English governors and objected to the 'heavy Impositions' put upon the American colonies by the English, while celebrating Virginia's history and laws, featuring stories of early Virginia?including the Lost Colony and Pocahontas saving Captain John Smith?which became standard features of American history. Even so, large parts of the History derived from existing sources, though Beverley often gave even the borrowed material his own interpretation. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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         Traittez des baromètres, thermomètres et notiomètres, ou hygromètres

      Amsterdam, Paul Marret, 1707, pet. in 12, de 5ff. 139pp. 2ff., illustré d'un frontispice et de 35 planches gravées par Schoonebeck h. t. et représentant les expériences de Torricelli, Pascal etc, pl. veau époque, dos orné, qq. ff. brunis sinon bon exemplaire. La première édition très rare est de 1688. C'est le premier traité consacré à ces instruments, et le premier à donner les règles de la graduation des thermomètres. Les expériences sur le vide venaient d'avoir lieu, c'est pourquoi il unit dans son traité les hygromètres et les thermomètres. ¶ Sotheran I. n°929 "The earliest account dealing exclusively with the subject, and especially valuable as the first work laying down rules for the graduation of the thermometer." - DSB p. " His detailed description of the principal meteorological instruments of the period is enriched with several new ideas, such as the calibration of the thermometric scale on the basis of two points of change of state: the point at which water freezes and - a much more contestable point - that at which butter melts." - Wellcome II. p.28 - Pas dans Poggendorff.

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        De subitaneis mortibus libri duo / Dissertatio de nativis, deque adventitiis Romani coeli qualitatibus / Dissertatio de recta medicorum studiorum ratione instituenda, habita ad novae Academiae alumnos, & medicinae tyrones in Archinosocomio

      Rome: 1707. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Sammelband of three important works by Lancisi. I.: De subitaneis mortibus libri duo. Rome: J.F. Bugani, 1707. First edition, title in state 'b' with woodcut Papal arms of Clement XI, 4to (227x173 mm), [20], 243 [1] pp., half-title and initial blank, library stamp on title & two other leaves, slightly spotted; II. [Idem] Dissertatio de nativis, deque adventitiis Romani coeli qualitatibus. Rome: F. Gonzaga, 1711, [16], 258, [20] pp., title vignette, with final blank; III. [Idem] Dissertatio de recta medicorum studiorum ratione instituenda, habita ad novæ Academiæ alumnos, & medicinæ tyrones in Archinosocomio. Rome: J. M. Salvioni, 1715, [6], 53 [1] pp., title vignette. Three works bound in one, contemporary calf, skillfully rebacked and repaired, some foxing and dust soiling to margins, library stamps to titles. ----I. Garrison-Morton 2731; Norman 1273; Wellcome III, p.441. -- First edition. The work that "laid the foundation for a true understanding of cardiac pathology" (Garrison-Morton). In it he gives the first description of valvular vegetation, and an historical survey of the literature and classification of cardiac diseases. The title-page is in the 2nd, or b, state of three states known. Whereas priority cannot be determined with certainty, it is assumed that state b was printed before state c (D.M.Schullivan, A survey of variant title page vignettes in Lancisi's De subitaneis mortibus, J. Hist. Medicine 38 (1983), p.336). ----II. Heirs of Hippocrates 689; Osler 3149; Waller 5543; Wellcome III, p. 441; Norman 1274. FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE EARLIEST WORKS ON ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. As papal physician for 30 years, Lancisi was deeply interested in public health and epidemiology, and his research into contagious diseases was well in advance of his time. 'In the present work, the first on municipal hygiene, he examined what he considered to be the health-affecting aspects of the Roman environment, particularly her water supply and the insalubrious Pontine marshes' (Norman). A few years later Lancisi published a study exclusively devoted to the disease-causing effects of the marshes (De noxiis paludum effluviis libri duo, 1717), in which he reported on his research into malaria, epidemic in Rome, attributing the disease 'by a brilliant intuition' (DSB) to the proliferation of mosquitoes in the swamps, and urging that they be drained, unfortunately without success. The second part of the present work describes the devastating influenza epidemic that originated in Italy in 1709 and swept through most of Europe. Before his death Lancisi donated his personal medical library of over 20,000 volumes to the Hospital of Santo Spirito in Rome for the education of its physicians and surgeons. The Lancisi library, which opened in 1716, remains one of the more important collections for the study of the history of medicine. 1707, 1711, 1715. Very Good.

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         Traité des eunuques dans lequel on explique toutes les différentes sortes d'eunuques, quel rang ils ont tenu, et quel cas on en a fait, etc. On examine principalement s'ils sont propres au mariage, et s'il leur doit être permis de se marier, et l'on fait plusieurs remarques curieuses divertissantes à l'occasion des eunuques, etc... par M*** D***.

      S.l., à la sphère, 1707, pet. in 8°, de 10 ff-187 pp., pl. veau marbré poque, dos lisse orné, qq. rousseurs sinon bel exemplaire. Edition originale de ce curieux et érudit traité rédigé par cet avocat prostestant à l'occasion du mariage d'un castrat italien. La première partie est une phénoménologie de l'eunuchisme, la seconde est dédiée au problème juridique et moral du mariage des eunuques. Ancillon se prononce sur le droit qu'ont les eunuques de se marier: "(ils) peuvent remplir tous les devoirs du mariage excepté celui de la génération". L'ouvrage est dédié à Pierre Bayle, qui n'eut le temps de recevoir l'hommage car il est mort fin décembre 1706. La dédicace est signée C. D'Ollincan, anagramme de Ch. d'Ancillon. ¶ Gay amour, femmes III/1239 - Caillet I.39 - Dorbon n°99 "Curieux... Ce livre roule presque exclusivement sur le droit qu'ont les eunuques... de se marier..."

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        Traité des Eunuques, dans lequel on explique toutes les différentes sortes d'Eunuques, quel rang il ont tenu, & dans quel cas on en a fait, &c. On éxamine principalement s'ils sont propres au Mariage, & s'il leur doit être permis de se marier. Et l'on fait plusieurs Remarques curieuses & divertissantes à l'occasion des Eunuques, &c. Par M***. D***.

      S.l.. first edition. Title page to the sphere. Dedicatory epistle to Mr. Bayle.Bound in full brown sheepskin textured vintage. Spine tooled nerve. as Exhibit in Havana morocco. Shrouds partially torn. 2 corners bumped. Rubbed together. Traces of brown wetness on the first 2 layers. S.l. S.n. [Berlin] 1707 in-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (20) 187pp. relié

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        The physician's pulse watch or an essay to explain the old art of feeling the pulse and to improve it by the help of the pulse watch. . . / The Pulse Watch Vol. 2. Or, an Essay to discover The Causes of Diseases, and a rational Method of curing them by Feeling of the Pulse. . ....

      London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, 1707. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The physician's pulse watch or an essay to explain the old art of feeling the pulse and to improve it by the help of the pulse watch... London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, 1707. The Pulse Watch Vol. 2. Or, an Essay to discover The Causes of Diseases, and a rational Method of curing them by Feeling of the Pulse. London: Printed for J. Nicholson, W. Taylor, and H. Clements, 1710. Two volumes, 8vo (187 x 117 mm, 203 x 117 mm). [26], 440 pp., signatures A? a4 chi1 B-2F?; [8], xxviii, 468 pp., signatures A? a? b6 B-2G? 2H². Including the separate advertisement leaf before p.1. Contemporary non-matching calf, neatly rebacked to match with gilt rules and red leather labels (some wear of extremities). Text very little browned, some spotting and scattered soiling (p.16 of vol. II stronger soiled in margin). Provenances: Denis Gibbs* (armorial bookplate to vol. I), Robert Wells, Wardle Road (ink stamp to free endpaper of vol. I), Geo. Bates, London, Feb. 17, 170? (signature to free endpaper of vol. I); George Paterson of Castle Huntly (1734-1813, armorial bookplate to vol. II). ----Garrison-Morton 2670; Wellcome III, p.35; NLM/Blake 149; Waller 3092 and Osler Cat. 2618 (vol. I only). FIRST EDITION, with the EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SECOND VOLUME. The author was the first to use a watch to count the pulse-his watch ran for a minute-which made an accurate study of the rate of the pulse possible; his method is now, of course, universal. He also tried to estimate the blood volume and to compare it with the body weight. In the appendix there is a translation of extracts from the rare work on Chinese medicine by Cleyer (1682) dealing with Chinese pulse lore. "Before watches had hands to record the seconds, Floyer invented a pulse-watch which divided the minute. He was the first to count the pulse with the aid of a watch and to make regular observations on the pulse-rate" (Garrison-M.). Volume I has an advertisement for other works by Floyer and 'The pulse watch', printed as a single leaf (chi1) with the note "Place this after the Contents". Volume II has a variant title-page: The pulse watch...; these essays are added as an appendix, I. An essay to make a new sphygmologia..., II. An inquiry into...the respirations..., III. A letter concerning the rupture in the lungs, which is the cause of the asthma in mankind... with an individual title-page for essay III. The second volume (often lacking) was published in 1710 and contains the first English translation of Michal Piotr Boym's 1682 Specimen medicinae Sinicae, on Chinese pulse lore (see Garrison-Morton 6492). Complete sets of this work are very rare, volume II usually being missing; even the Dr. Bedford copy in the Royal College of Physicians is imperfect. *Denis Gibbs was co-editor with Philip K. Wilson of "Advice to a Young Physician" by Sir John Floyer MD (1649-1734) of Lichfield in Staffordshire, William Sessions Ltd, 2007. Very Good....

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        De romana republica sive de re militari & civili romanorum

      Apud Guilielmum Van de Water. New edition, which follows the first edition of 1684; there were three editions before this last one but it contains an illustration boards have been borrowed from other works, including that of Justus Lipsius. Illustrated as a frontispiece by Mulder after Hoet, 1 folding map and 12 figures including 7 folding engraved intaglio by Doesburgh, and van Vianen Stuur. Full brown calf iced contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in black morocco. Lack a cover page before the title. Split upper joint and lower joint split in part. A tear in the fascia p. 219 of 3 cm margin. Scientist and scholar of the Society of Jesuits, Joseph Cantel has increased research and books on ancient Rome. His work constituted a reference in the field. The most interesting parts are devoted to the customs, military and civilian ancient Rome. The illustration contains many figures, the board of gladiatorial combat and naval combat in a circus be distinguished. Bookplate EP Sauvage. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Apud Guilielmum Van de Water Ultrajecti (Utrecht) 1707 in-12 (9x15,5cm) (14) 392pp. relié

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        Traité des maladies de l oeil et des remedes propres pour leur guerison. Enrichi d experiences de physique.

      Troyes, Jac. Lefevre, 1707. - 4°. 7 Bll., 573 (recte 593) SS. Pgt. d. Zt. (etw. fleckig, beschabt u. bestoßen). Garrison-M. 5428. Waller 6166. Hirsch IV, 102. Hirsch, Augenheilkunde 322.- Seltene Erstausgabe des ersten modernen Lehrbuchs der Augenheilkunde.- "M. ist der Begründer der Augenchirurgie in Frankreich und hatte als einer der Ersten (1682) den wahren Sitz und die wahre Natur des Stars erkannt, den er in die Linse selbst verlegte und demgemäss zu operieren lehrte" (Hirsch).- Breitrandiges Exemplar. Vorsatz mit Besitzerstempel, Titel mit kl. hs. Besitzvermerk. Gebräunt, unterschiedlich, tls. auch stärker braun- u. stockfleckig. A - NEUEINGÄNGE Jänner 2017 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bartholomaeo Bersano, De ultimis voluntatibus successionibus statutariis et variis contractibus quaestiones singulares

      Petri Mariae Montii, Bononiae 1707 - Restauro alla prima bianca, mancanza all'ultima bianca Testatine, capilettera e finalini ornati, marca tipografica al frontespizio raffigurante Mercurio con calzari alati che poggia il piede sinistro sul globo, punta in alto l'indice della mano sinistra, tenendo il caduceo nella destra. (16) + 387 p. 345x230 mm

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        Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes ovipares et des serpens [= Histoire naturelle, vols. XXXVII-XXXVIII].Dordrecht, A. Blussé and son, 1799. 2 volumes. 4to. With 63 full-page engraved plates. 19th-century uniform half calf, gold-tooled spines.

      - Landwehr, Coloured plates 45; Nissen, ZBI 678; Schuh's Biobliography of mineralogy (online ed.), Buffon no. 4. The reptile and amphibian section of Buffon's monumental work on the general and particular natural history. Many species (frogs, snakes, lizards, salamanders, turtles, etc.) are depicted in their natural habitat. The work is here in the new edition published at Amsterdam and Dordrecht, the only quarto edition to rival the original French Imprimerie Royale edition. The last 2 leaves in vol. 1 give a list of the plates for both volumes.Georges Louis Leclerc (1707-1788) -- in 1717 his father became Comte de Buffon and Louis XV later made Georges Comte de Buffon -- was an inconspicuous student who only showed a special talent for mathematics. Initially he combined a career in finance with one in science, translating important works by Hales and Newton into French. In 1739 Buffon became director of the Jardin du Roi, later the Jardin des Plantes, and the Histoire naturelle may have originated as a description of the royal collection. It appeared from 1749 to 1804 and eventually comprised 44 volumes. Buffon was assisted among others by the anatomist Louis Daubenton, and the final volumes were completed after his death under the direction of Comte de Lacépède.From the Stedelijk Gymnasium Bibliotheek, with its stamp on title-pages and a few flyleaves. The present series on reptiles and amphibians had been followed (rather than preceded) by the series on minerals, so that the bindings are numbered 25 and 26. Bindings show some wear and abrasions.

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        The House att Chelsey in the County of Middlesex ; one of the Seats of the Most Noble & Potent Prince Henry Duke of Beaufort Marquess & Earle of Worcester Baron Herbert of Chepstow Raglan & Gower and Knight of the Most Noble order of the Garter.

      1707 - London, 1707. 355 x 490mm. Detailed view of Beaufort House in Chelsea, a gabled house with formal gardens and a stable block. It was built in 1521 and was Sir Thomas More's residence before passing to the Dukes of Beaufort, whose arms feature in the title, who owned it from 1682 to 1738. It was demolished in 1740 and Beaufort Street built on the site in 1766. Holland House, Camden House and Kensington House are just visible in the distance at the top of the print. This plate was engraved by John Kip after Leonard Knyff (1650-1722), a Dutch landscape painter and was published in ''Britannia Illustrata: Or Views of Several of the Queens Palaces, as Also of the Principal seats of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain, Curiously Engraven on 80 Copper Plates'', published the year that Queen Anne signed the Act of Union that created Great Britain. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Scriptores rerum Brunsvicensium illustrationi inservientes, antiqui omnes et religionis reformatione priores: Opus, in quo nonnulla chronica huius vicinarumque regionum ., praesertim Ostfaliae, res etiam Atestinorum Longobardiae, et Guelforum superioris Germaniae . continentur. 3 Bände.

      - Hannover, N. Förster, 1707-11. Folio. 22 Bl., 1004 S., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., 56, 1143 S.; 5 Bl. 32, 12, 769 (recte 767), 248 S. Mit 17 Textholzschnitten. Moderne Halbleder mit alten Rückenschildern. Erste Ausgabe. - Das bedeutendste Resultat von Leibniz' historischer Editionstätigkeit, ebenso wie seine "Accessiones historicae" u. der "Codex juris gentium diplomaticus" mit umfangreichen Quellenveröffentlichungen, "die zum Teil bis heute in keiner anderen Ausgabe vorliegen. Diesen Ausgaben stellte er einleitend bemerkenswerte Äußerungen zur Theorie und Methode der Geschichtsschreibung und Quelleneditorik . voran" (NDB XIV, 128). Die Sammlung enthält Materialien zur mittelalterlichen Geschichte der Welfen in Norddeutschland (Haus Braunschweig-Lüneburg) u. zur genealogischen Abstammung der Welfen von dem alten italienischen Adelsgeschlecht der Este. Mit zahlreichen Klosterchroniken, auch Berggesetzen des Harzer Bergbaus u.v.a. - Ravier 65, 66 u. 69; Brunet III, 951: "Collection importante"; Potthast 89. - Etwas gebräunt, teilw. mit mehreren Wurmstichen im weißen Rand. Titel beidseitig alt gestempelt, Titel von Bd. 1 mit teils entferntem Besitzvermerk. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte de l'Isle de Java

      Artist: Mannevillette Jean Babtiste ( - 1775 ) London; issued in: Paris; date: 1775 1707 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: ; size in cm : 50 x 60 - description: chart of Java - Vita of the artist: Jean Babtiste D Apres de Mannevillette ( 1707-1780) was a sailor, Mathematician and hydrographer. His father captain in the " Camaigne des Indes" or French East India Company. Recognizing the poor quality of charts published for the route to the Far East thus far, Manvillette set out to upgrade them. During the mid 1730 s he collected data and updated charts which culminated in 1745 with the issurance of " Le Neptune Oriental" which comprised of 22 charts. This work was quickly recognized as beeing a great advancement over all earlier works. During the remainder of his life Manevillette continued to update and add new information and in 1775 isued an enlarged edition containing 63 charts. This new edition contained many chrats that were based on information collected by Alexander Darymple, a Scottish geographer and later the first hydrographer of the British Admiralty.

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        Theologia moralis antehac ex probatis auctoribus breviter concinnata à R.P. Herm: Busenbaum . Nunc pluribus partibus aucta à R.P. Claudio la Croix

      Unknown 1707 - 1707. Vol IV. 844 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards with ffep inside loose. Pages are slightly yellowed with heavy cracking to the front hinge causing board to be very limp. Moderate foxing and dog earing included, noticeable water staining also inside. Binding is firm with moderate corner bumping and markings to the boards. SPine is sunned with heavy edge wear and tearing to the ends. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THEATRUM, SACRAE ROTAE ROMANAE DECISIONUM PONTIFICUM COSTITUTIONES,TRACTATUS DE OFFICIIS VENALIBUS

      VENEZIA, BAGLIONI 1707 - JO BAPTISTE DE LUCA VENUSINI (VENOSA 1614 - ROMA 1683 - E' STATO GIURISTA E CARDINALE ITALIANO). (.) THEATRUM VERITATIS ET JUSTITIAE. (.) 10 VOLUMI LEGATI IN 6 TOMI (1716) + SACRAE ROTAE ROMANAE DECISIONUM PONTIFICUM COSTITUTIONES (.) THEATRUM (.) CARINALIS DE LUCA 10 VOLUMI IN 7 TOMI. (1707-1708) + JO BAPTISTE DE LUCA VENUSINI (.) TRACTATUS DE OFFICIIS VENALIBUS (.) 2 VOLUMI RILEGATI INSIEME (1716). VENETIIS, (VENEZIA), BALLEONIUM, (BAGLIONI), 1707-1716 OPERA FONDAMENTALE E MONUMENTALE DI GIURISPRUDENZA. COMPLETA. DIMENSIONI CM 34,5 X 23. LEGATURE COEVE IN TUTTA PERGAMENA, VOLUMI DI CIRCA 500 PAGINE. SEGNI DEL TEMPO, TRA CUI, PICCOLE MANCANZE E DIFETTI AI DORSI, ALCUNE LEGATURE ALLENTATE, DIFFUSE FIORITURE E ALONI (ALCUNI PIU' MARCATI), ALCUNE PAGINE CON BRUNITURE NON SEMPRE OMOGENEE. VEDI FOTO PER I DETTAGLI. m-ant27 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste reysen naar Oost en West-Indiën, mitsgaders andere gewesten gedaan; sedert de jaaren 1246 tot op desen tijd.

      - Leyden, Pieter van der Aa, 1707 (= 1706-08). 28 volumes in 29 (vol. XIII in 2 volumes). Sm. 8vo. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, with handwritten title on spines. With in each volume half-title and general title-page of the series printed in red and black and ca. 600 folding engraved maps and plates.First 8vo edition; with the armorial bookplate of Isaac Meulman. - Rare complete collection of the most memorable voyages to the East and West Indies covering the period from 1246 to 1696. Containing 127early Spanish, Portuguese, French and English travel-accounts, partly from the original manuscripts and published for the first time in Dutch, and also from the collections of de Barros, Herrera, Thevenot, Hakluyt, Purchas, etc. Each part with separate title-page, with engraved vignette, and pagination. Van der AA started to publish this collection first in octavo, arranged chronologically. He proceeded this huge project with the folio-edition, which he then further arranged to nations. This collection starts with J. de Plano Carpini (1246-47) and W.v.Ruysbroek (1253) both to China, and goes on with the ones of Vasco da Gama, Columbus, D.d'Almeida, Alfonso d'Albuquerque, D.Lopez de Sequeira, Hernando Cortes, H. Staden, J .Lerius etc. and ends with Dickinson's account of his voyage to Jamaica and Pennsylvania (1696). Including an introduction and an index in the first volume and a general index in the last volume. - (Some marginal wormholes). - Added as volume XXIX: ROY, Jacob Jansz de. Hachelijke reys-togt na Borneo en Atchin. Leyden, Pieter van der Aa, 1706. Contemporary vellum. - A very attractive set of an amazing collection in Dutch of well over a hundred accounts of voyages of discovery all over the world by all nations other then the Dutch. Sabin 3; Tiele 5; Cat. NHSM I, p.107; Cordier, B.S., col.1942; European Americana V, 707/2; For Van der Aa: P.G. Hoftijzer, Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733), Leids drukker en boekverkoper (1999). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Projet d'une dixme royale: qui supprimant la taille, les aydes, les doüanes d'une province à l'autre, les décimes du clergé, les affaires extraordinaires; & tous autres impôts onereux & non volontaires: Et diminuant le prix du sel de moitié & plus, produiroit au Roy un revenu certain et suffisant, sans frais; & sans être à charge à l'un de ses sujets plus qu'à l'autre, qui s'augmenteroit considérablement par la meilleure culture des terres.

      [Rouen: no printer,], 1707. Quarto (247 x 190 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt roll tool border to covers, spine elaborately decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. Large folding table, "Formulaire qui peut servir pour tout un pays" at page 192. Extremities with very slight rubbing, engraved bookplate removed from front pastedown with loss of marbled paper; a very fine copy. Very rare first edition, first issue (with B4 in uncancelled state: on p. 16, a setier is given as weighing 170, rather than 240 pounds), and a notable rarity, of "an erudite economic work much in advance of its time, and distinguished both by accuracy of method and breadth of view" (Palgrave), "creditable alike to the heart and the head of its illustrious author"(McCulloch). Carpenter lists six other printings dated 1707, all in smaller format, and eight subsequent editions before 1710, including the English translation A Project for a Royal Tythe (1708; reissued in 1710 as An Essay for a General Tax). "Though the book was published anonymously, and only a few copies issued [for circulation among friends], Vauban had to submit to the mortification of seeing it 'pilloried' by the parliament, while he himself incurred the displeasure of the king [Louis XIV]. A few weeks later he died" (Palgrave). Although the renowned soldier-engineer Vauban (1633?1707) wrote on a very wide variety of subjects apart from economics ? fortifications, war, naval matters, religion, agriculture, population and colonization ? the Projet d'une Dixme royale is an outstanding work in the field of public finance. Its two most notable features are its understanding of the central role of fiscal policy in economic reform ? the result of an exceptionally comprehensive grasp of the economic process ? and its use of detailed numerical data to substantiate conclusions. Schumpeter pronounced the work "unsurpassed, before or after, in the neatness and cogency of the argument ? Purposeful marshalling of all the available data was the essence of his analysis. Nobody ever understood better the true relation between facts and argument. It is this that makes him an economic classic in the eulogistic sense of the word, and a forerunner of modern tendencies" (History of Economic Analysis, p. 204). According to Boislisle, the first edition was printed in Rouen in 1706 at the initiative of the Abbé de Beaumont (who is actually credited with the authorship of the work by Boisguilbert). Vauban had the sheets bound by the widow of a certain Fétil, and took great pains that the book did not have any public circulation. It was prohibited on 14 February 1707, but apparently the police were only able to seize two copies. To the police, the binder declared she had had 264 copies in total, 12 bound in morocco, the rest in calf. The two copies seized at the Abbé de Beaumont's were described as in "veau fauve" and marbled parchment. See Arthur Michel de Boislisle, La Proscription du projet de Dime Royale et la mort de Vauban (Mémoire lu à l'Académie des sciences morales et politiques), Paris, 1875.

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        Myographiae Comparatae Specimen: or , A Comparative Description Of All the Muscles In a Man and in a Quadruped Shewing Their Discovere, Origin, Progress, Insertion, Use, and Difference To which is added, An Account of the Muscles peculiar to a Woman. With an Etymological Table, and several Useful Index's.

      London, Printed by W.B. for G. Strachan, at the Golden Ball, over against the Royal Exchange. 1707.. First Edition; Cr. 12mo; pp. xxxvi, 216, 15; contemporary full calf, title lettered in gilt on spine, raised bands, minor stain to first 20 pages, spine has been repaired, otherwise a tight clean copy. James Douglas, M.D. (1675 -1742). This first book of Douglas's became a standard text for the rest of the eighteenth century.

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        Specimen rei nummariae (= Thesaurus numismatum). Textband und 2 umfangreiche Tafelbände.

      Folio (38 x 24 cm). Textband: 354 Seiten (recte 254 S., pag. springt von S. 122 auf 223). Die Seiten 1-126 sind gedruckt, die Seiten 127 bis 254 sind als Text gestochen. - Die 2 Tafelbände enthalten 6 Teile mit je einem gestochenen Titelblatt und zusammen 337 Kupfertafeln. Halbpergamentbände der Zeit (Textband am Rücken mit leichter Stoßstelle). *Tafelbände: 1. Numismata Graeca Regum 7 Kupfertafeln - 2. Numismata Graeca Syriae Aegyptii et Arsacidarum 9+3+4 Kupfertafeln. - 3. Numismata Graeca Sicilia Ilidae Minorum Gentium 5+3+4 Kupfertafel. - 4. Numismata Antiqua Populorum et Urbium (2 Titelblätter) 85 Kupfertafeln. - 5. Numismata Antiqua Imperatorum Romanorum Latina et Graeca. 183 Kupfertafeln. - 6. Numismata Antiqua Familiarum Romanarum (2 Titelblätter) 34 Kupfertafeln. - Die Tafeln sind innerhalb der einzelnen Abteilungen fortlaufend numeriert und in sich komplett. - Außerordentlich seltenes Werk, ein Pionierwerk zur antiken Münzkunde des Schweizer Professors, Archäologen und Numismatikers J.J. Geßner (1707-1787). - Günther Thüry schrieb ca. 1984 eine Abhandlung in der Schweizer Münzblättern über Geßner und dieses Werk, er nennt Gessner einen Pionier der antiken Numismatik. "Die Publikation dieses Gessnerschen Corpus, dieses "Thesaurus numismatum", der 1734 erstmals zur Subskription gestellt wurde, erfolgte in unregelmässig erscheinenden Teillieferungen und zog sich über rund vier Jahrzehnte hin" "Das Gessnersche Corpus besteht aus zahlreichen, meist ohne Angabe des Erscheinungsjahres veröffentlichten Teillieferungen In der bisherigen bibliographischen und numismatischen Literatur herrscht so über Erscheinungsdaten, Zahl, Umfang und Titel der einzelnen Werkteile manche Unklarheit". - Thüry meint, dass das gesamte Werk insgesamt 254 Textseiten und 347 Kupferstichtafeln umfasst, auf denen mehr als 15000 Münzen abgebildet sind. Der Textteil ist hier komplett und ebenso das Grundwerk in 6 Tafellieferungen, es fehlt wohl lediglich ein später noch erschienenes kleines Supplement. - Die meisten Bibliotheken haben nur einzelne Abteilungen, nur ganz wenige Bibliotheken besitzen ein nahezu oder ganz komplettes Exemplar mit allen Lieferungen. Entsprechend ist das Werk auf dem Antiquariatsmarkt außerordentlich selten, auf den Buchauktionen der letzten ca. 20 Jahre konnte ich lediglich ein einziges (Teil)-Exemplar finden und zwar die 34 Kupfertafeln der Abteilung Numismata Antiqua Familiarum Romanarum nebst Titelblatt. Dieser Teilband wurde 2016 für ca. 2000 Dollar versteigert bei Kolbe & Funning auction 141 (USA). - Schönes Exemplar in sauberer Gesamterhaltung.

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        Judaismus oder Jüdenthum, Das ist: Ausführlicher Bericht, Von des Jüdischen Volcks Unglauben, Blindheit und Verstockung ; Darinne Sie wider die Prophetischen Weissagungen, von der Zukunfft, Person und Ampt Messiä, insonderheit wider des Herrn Jesu von Nazareth wahre Gottheit, Gebuhrt von einer Jungfrauen, ... absonderlich wider das Neue Testament mit grossem Ernst und Eifer streiten, Zu Befestigung unsers Christlichen Glaubens, Hintertreibung der Jüdischen Lästerung, ... aus der Rabbinen eigenen Schrifften, ... und mit Gründen der H. Göttlichen Schrifft widerleget.

      Hamburg, Z. Härtel 1707.. Mit gest. Titel. 3 Bll., 1222 S., 23 Bll. Späterer Ldr. mit 2 Schließen u. Goldschnitt. 20 x 17 cm. Vgl. Fürst II, 406. - Zweite Ausgabe, erstmals 1644 erschienen. Neben der Darstellung der jüdischen Religion auch über jüdische Häuser, Ärzte, Kaufmannschaft, Bücher, etc. - Einband berieben. Gebräunt.

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        Judaismus oder Jüdenthum, Das ist: Ausführlicher Bericht, Von des Jüdischen Volcks Unglauben, Blindheit und Verstockung ; Darinne Sie wider die Prophetischen Weissagungen, von der Zukunfft, Person und Ampt Messiä, insonderheit wider des Herrn Jesu von Nazareth wahre Gottheit, Gebuhrt von einer Jungfrauen, ... absonderlich wider das Neue Testament mit grossem Ernst und Eifer streiten, Zu Befestigung unsers Christlichen Glaubens, Hintertreibung der Jüdischen Lästerung, ... aus der Rabbinen eigenen Schrifften, ... und mit Gründen der H. Göttlichen Schrifft widerleget.

      Hamburg, Z. Härtel 1707. Mit gest. Titel. 3 Bll., 1222 S., 23 Bll. Späterer Ldr. mit 2 Schließen u. Goldschnitt. 20 x 17 cm. Vgl. Fürst II, 406. - Zweite Ausgabe, erstmals 1644 erschienen. Neben der Darstellung der jüdischen Religion auch über jüdische Häuser, Ärzte, Kaufmannschaft, Bücher, etc. - Einband berieben. Gebräunt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Physician's Pulse-Watch; or, an Essay To Explain the Old Art of Feeling the Pulse, and to Improve it by the help of a Pulse-Watch. In Three Parts... An Extract out of Andrew Cleyer, concerning the Chinese Art of Feeling the Pulse. (Vol. 2:) The Pulse Watch: Vol. II. Or, An Essay To Discover The Causes of Diseases, and a rational Method of curing them by Feeling of the Pulse...

      London, 1707-10. 8vo. Two contemporary uniform full calf bindings with five raised bands to spine, single gilt line-borders to boards and a blindstamped double "wave"-border at hinges. Gilt tome-numbers to spines and a very small old paper label to lower spines. All edges of boards blindstamped. Exceptionally nice and fresh. Also internally very nice, clean and crisp, with only very minimal brownspotting. With the engraved armorial book plate of William Constable Esq. to inside of front boards, and with a tiny stamp of Selbourne Library to verso of title-pages. A superb copy. (26), 440; (8), XXVIII, 468 pp. Fully complete, also with the advertisement-leaf. The seminal first edition - extremely rarely found with both volumes in contemporary, uniform bindings - of Floyer's magnum opus, in which he introduces the invention of the pulse-watch - the first instrument to accurately count the pulse and with which to make regular observations on the pulse-rate, constituting a giant step forward in the art of diagnosis. Apart from being the first to accurately measure the pulse and the attempt to establish relationships between the pulse rate and conditions of health and disease, Floyer's "Pulse-watch" also constitutes the invention of the second hand on a watch, a feature which has been on all normal watches ever since the appearance of this foundational work. Furthermore, with the present work, "Floyer may justifiably be credited with the invention of the first efficient instrument of precision to merit application in clinical practise. In his major work he gives an account of the use of the pulse watch for measurement of the pulse rates in his patients. The instrument was commercially available in 1707: the advertisement leaf inserted after "The Contents" in vol. I. records that "the pulse-watch... is made and sold by Mr. Samuel Watson, watch-maker in Long Acre, by Sir John Floyer's direction." Samuel Watson was mathematician-in-ordinary to King Charles II and one of the great clock-makers of his day." (Hagelin, p. 112).Floyer (1649-1734), an eminent and original English physician, one of the most eccentric of his time, was very interested in the Chinese art of medicine. Interestingly, it is in this technical magnum opus that his sensory and sinological interests coincide, causing quite a stir. Floyer may have been inspired by Andreas Cleyer's "Specimen Medicinae Sinicae" (1682), which introduced to the Western world the Chinese art of studying the pulse - it is this work, which Floyer gives an abridged version of in English in the third appendix to vol. one of the present work, spreading these ideas in the English speaking countries. In the preface to the present work, Floyer expresses the unifying conviction underlying the investigations that led him to his groundbreaking invention: "our Senses can sufficiently inform us of all the most useful Phenomena whereby we know or cure our Diseases, or prognosticate concerning them." Thus, in the present work, Floyer actually set out to prove the compatability between the Galenic and Chinese methods of feeling the pulse, ultimately resulting in one of the most important inventions in the history of clinical practice. "Floyer was the first to make regular observations upon the rate of the pulse and his work was a great step forward in the art of diagnosis by absolutely fundamental means." (Hagelin, p. 112). "Before watches had hands to record seconds, Floyer invented a pulse-watch which divided the minute. He was the first to count the pulse with the aid of a watch and to make regular observations on the pulse-rate." (G&M).Garrison & Morton: 2670Hagelin: p. 112-13Osler: 2618 (lacking vol. II)Wellcome: III, p. 35Waller: 3092

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        Theologia mystica: Oder geheime Krafft-Theologia der Alten. In drey Theile abgefasset, Als I. Von dem Wege der Busse zu Gott. II. Von dem Wege der Erleuchtung einer bussfertigen Seelen. III. Von dem Weg der Vereinigung mit Gott. Auß H. Schrifft, und den Alt-Vättern mit eigener Erfahrung gezeiget. Sambt einem Außzug auß dem Buch genandt himmlische Academie, zu London in Engelland hiebevor gedruckt, Und einen Sendschreiben Johann Arnds, an Erasmum Wolffartum, von dem grossen Geheimnüß der Menschenwerdung des ewigen Worts.

      4 Tle. in 1 Band. 23 Bll., 264, 288, 504, 34 S., 6 Bll. Goldgepr. Prgt. d. Zt. mit Rückentitel, monogrammiert und datiert "B. O. 1707". Goldschnitt. 12. 14,2 x 8,5 cm. Vgl. ADB XII, 655 Dünnhaupt 14.5. - Erstmals 1655 erschienen Teil 4 enthält einen Sendbrief von Arndt sowie den "Nothwendigen Anhang aus der Himmlischen Academie" Eines der Hauptwerke des mystischen Theologen Christian Hoburg (1607-1675), "ohne daß seine Mystik einen bestimmten positiven Charakter gehabt hätte, der ihm in der Geschichte eine bestimmte eigenthümliche Stelle zuweisen könnte" (ADB). - Dekorativer Band mit den Allegorien der Hoffnung und der Gerechtigkeit als Supralibros. Hinterer Vorsatz mit hs. Eintrag, datiert 1800

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        Theologia moralis antehac ex probatis auctoribus breviter concinnata à R.P. Herm: Busenbaum ... Nunc pluribus partibus aucta à R.P. Claudio la Croix

      Unknown, 1707. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1707. Vol IV. 844 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards with ffep inside loose. Pages are slightly yellowed with heavy cracking to the front hinge causing board to be very limp. Moderate foxing and dog earing included, noticeable water staining also inside. Binding is firm with moderate corner bumping and markings to the boards. SPine is sunned with heavy edge wear and tearing to the ends.

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        LAUFENBURG/Rhein., "Graphis Castri et utriusque civitatis Lauffenburgicae veteris Habsbvrgiorvm dynastiae". Blick von der Schweizer Seite über den Rhein auf Laufenburg.

      Kupferstich von Jos. Schmutzer, nach "B. Beauson delin 1707", 1737, 32 x 43,5 cm. Aus: M. Herrgott, "Genealogiae ... Habsburgicae". - Links oben Titelkartusche. Sehr schönes, gut erhaltenes, breitrandiges Blatt mit Mittelbug. Baden-Württemberg

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        Sehr geheim gehaltene, und nunmehro frey entdeckte experimentirte Kunst-Stücke, Die schönsten und raresten Farben zu verfertigen: ingleichen Gummi-Copal, Glantz-Lacke, Holtz- und Stein-Kütten, alle Sorten von feinen sowohl als auch gemeinen Sieglack, kalte Vergüldung und Versilberung, wie auch im Feuer, auf Metall, Glaß und Porcelain, den feinsten gelben und weissen Tombae, rare Composition der Edelsteine, Glassuren, Holtz- und Stein-Vergüldungen zu machen, nebst vielen noch unbekannten Chymischen Experimenten und Handgriffen, etc. denen Chymicis, Mahlern, Goldschnieden, Lackirern, Gürtlern, Schwerdfegern, Schlossern, Steinmetzen, Tischlern, Nadlern, Maurern, Töpffern, und andern Liebhabern, Zum Nutzen und Vergnügen herausgegeben.

      8. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 6 Bll., 148 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. Erstausgabe. - Der anonyme Verfasser (1707-86) war preußischer Bergdirektor, bedeutender Metallurg und Alchemist, trat aber auch als Rosenkreuzer hervor. - Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Schießl 51 Bibl. Tinctoria 586 vgl. Ferguson I, 441f. Ferchl 262 ADB XIV, 658f. Wellcome III, 371 Schießl 1154.

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        PRINCIPATUS CATALONIAE NEC NON COMITATUUM RUSCINONENSIS ET CERRETANIAE

      1707. Mapa de Catalunya del segle XVIII. 48,6X56,7 amb marc. 53,6X61,7 sense marc. Acolorit a ma. marc inclós. Molt rar. Ref 12 grm.

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        Nachlese zu der aufrichtigen Erzehlung von dem Ursprung und Fortgang der Herrnhuter, welche gemeiniglich die mährischen Brüder oder Unitas Fratrum genennet werden, worinnen der politische Entwurf und das listige Verfahren ihres Patriarchen aufgedecket... wird, um zu zeigen, für was diese Secte von hohen Mächten und gelehrten Universitäten angesehen worden ist. Von dem Verfasser nochmals übersehen und verbessert. Aus dem Englischen in das Teutsche übersetzet. Coburg, Johann Carl Findeisen, 1760. Beigebunden: Stiebritz, Johann Friedrich. Auserlesene Wahrheiten der Vernunft und der geoffenbarten Religion...

      8vo. Mit mehreren teils figürlichen Vignetten. 22 Bl., 180 S. 4 Bl., 567 S. Pp. d. Zeit. Beide Titel sind sehr selten. (der 2. Titel nicht im Jb.d.APr. 1950ff.). - Zum vorliegenden Titel des "christlichen Philosophen" Johann Friedrich Stiebritz (1707-1772) aus Halle erschien 1762 ein 2. Teil. - Einband berieben, am Rücken verfärbt, Ecken u. oberer Schnitt etw. bestoßen. Kl. Signaturschilder auf Rücken u. Titelbl., das auch einen verblassten Stempel aufweist. Obere rechte Ecke im Buchblock vorne angeknickt, hinten m. leichtem Wasserrand. Insgesamt wohlerhalten.

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        Voiage de Gautier Schouten aux Indes Orientales, Commence l'An 1658. & fini l'An 1665. Traduit du Hollandois. Tome Second, [Volume 2 only]

      Published by D'Estienne Roger, Amsterdam 1707 - , volume 2 of 2, 515 pages, 10 engraved plates (including frontispiece, some titles, including walrus, rhinoceros, fruits), tailpieces, French text translated from the Dutch First Edition , front board detached, front free endpaper and frontispiece detached, rear joint cracked and some leather nibbled at edges of rear board, boards and spine scuffed and stained, missing spine label for volume number and part of title label chipped, loss at very head and tail of spine, light water staining/tanning around edges of pages and plates, fair condition , original full brown calf with gilt titles on leather spine label, 5 raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers 12mo, 16 x 10 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte de l'Isle et Royaume de Sicile

      Paris, chez l'Auteur sur le Quai de l'Horologe, 1707. Bellissima carta della Sicilia e delle Isole Lipari. In basso a sin. riquadro con l'Isola di Malta e di Gozo. Confini con coloritura coeva. Parte incisa mm.480x585. Impressione fresca e nitida, segni di piegatura.

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        Poema Tograi. Cum versione Latina Jacobi Golii hactenus inedita edidit M. Anchersen. Utrecht, Broedelet, 1707.

      1707. Small 4to. (20), 46 pp. With engr. title vignette. Contemp. vellum. "Édition estimée, et dont les exemplaires sont peu communs, parce que (selon Vogt) ils ont presque tous été perdus en mer" (Brunet). The accounts regarding the precise number of copies salvaged from the wreck vary: Schnurrer mentions 5 or 6, Ehrencron-Müller states 50. In any case, the number of copies extant is very small and thus the book is extremely rare. It contains the poem "Lamiyat al-Agam" by al-Hasan Ibn-Ali at-Tugrai (c. 1061-1121) in the Arabic original with a Latin translation and copious commentary by the Danish theologian Matthias Anchersen (1682-1741). "A complaint over the unfortunate circumstances of his times and over his own lot" (cf. GAL). - Some browning and foxing due to paper. The author's personal copy, inscribed to his brother Ansgar on the front flyleaf. Smitskamp 318. Schnurrer 199. Ehrencron-Müller I, 113. Brunet V, 875. Ebert 23020. Cf. GAL I, p. 247 (the 1717 ed.).

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        Omeroy Apanta h.e. Homeri Opera Omnia ex Recensione et cvm Notis Samvelis Clarkii. Accessit Varietas Lectionvm Ms. Lips. et Edd. Veterum cvra Io. Avgvsti Ernesti, qvi et svas notas adspersit. Vol. I - V.

      5 Bde. XXII + 544, 2 n.n. + 556, 4 n.n. + 513, 429, XVI + 260 S. + 98 n.n. Bll. + 48 S. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. In griech. und latein. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt Homers als Frontispiz des ersten Bandes. - Exlibris a. V., tlw. Besitz-St. a. fl. Bl. vor Titel, Ebd. etw. bestossen u. berieben sowie etw. fleckig, leicht stockfleckig, im Ganzen leichte Gbrsp. - Ernesti, (1707 - 1781), studierte seit 1726 in Wittenberg und Leipzig Philologie, Philosophie, Theologie und Mathematik. 1730 wurde er Magister, 1731 Konrektor der Thomasschule zu Leipzig (und damit Vorgesetzter von Johann Sebastian Bach) und 1734 als Nachfolger von Johann Matthias Gesner deren Rektor , dem das vorliegenden Werk gewidmet ist. Zugleich seit 1742 a. o.Prof. der klassischen Literatur an der Univ., wurde Ernesti 1756 o.Prof. der Beredsamkeit und 1759 auch der Theologie. 1762 legte er das Rektorenamt nieder. Mit Gesner gilt Ernesti als Reformator der humanistischen Bildung, wobei ihm ein auf die Inhalte gerichtetes Studium der lateinischen Literatur als Bildungsziel vorschwebte er erwarb sich den Ehrennamen "Germanorum Cicero". In der Theologie begründete er mit seiner Anweisung für den Ausleger des Neuen Testaments (Institutio interpretis Novi Testamenti, 1761, (5)1809) die philologisch-historische Exegese, die alle dogmatischen Aneignungskategorien als Gegenstände einer eigenständigen Dogmengeschichte zuwies. (DBE)

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        Biblia: Vorrede - Register - Altes Testament - Die Propheten + Apokryphen - Neues Testament.

      ( Leider ohne das erste Titelblatt zur Biblia und einem etwaigen Titelkupfer. Der Text beginnt mit der Warnung D. Martin Luthers *Sanct Paulus spricht: Der Geitz ist eine Wurtzel alles Übels...*, dann das Widmungsblatt sowie die Vorrede ) ( Die vorliegende Bibelausgabe bei Stern, Lüneburg, 1707 mit: Vorreden, Register, Altes Testament, Apokryphen, Neues Testament ). Leider ohne das erste Titelblatt zur Biblia und einem etwaigen Titelkupfer. Der Text beginnt mit der Warnung D. Martin Luthers *Sanct Paulus spricht: Der Geitz ist eine Wurtzel alles Übels...*, dann das Widmungsblatt sowie die Vorrede ) Im vorliegenden Band ist enthalten: *Biblia : das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments / verteutsch durch Mart. Luther bis zum Hohen Lied Salomonis ( Titelblatt fehlt wohl Stern, Lüneburg um 1707 mit 5 n.n. Blättern ( Widmung ( datiert Wittenberg Abraham Calovius 1661 Vorrede ), 2 n.n. Blätter *Biblischer Calender*, 44 n.n. Blätter ( verschiedene Register sowie Vorrede zum Alten Testament ), 337 Blättern ( Doppelblattzählung = 674 Seiten. Altes Testament) // * Die Propheten Mit den APOCRYPHIS - Verteutschet durch D. Martin Luther. Mit ausgehenden Versiculn, Marginalien, Vorreden, Concordanzien und Chronologien. Verlegt bei Stern, Lüneburg, 1707 * mit 258 Blättern ( = 516 Seiten ) / * Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn Jesu Christi Verteutschet durch D. Martin Luther Mit ausgehenden Versiculn, Marginalien, Vorreden, Concordanzien und Chronologien. Verlegt bei Stern, Lüneburg, 1707 * mit 180 Blättern ( = 360 Seiten ). Mit 8 Kupfertafeln zum Alten Testament sowie 2 Karten ( 1 doppelblattgroße beschädigte Karte zum Paradies / 1 offenbar nur zur Hälfte vorhandene Karte der Sinai-Halbinsel ( hier nur die linke Hälfte der Karte vorhanden ) - 2 Kupferstichtafeln zu den Apokrypen 8 Kupferstichtafeln zum Neuen Testament. Im Text einige gestochene Vignetten. Ganzlederband der Zeit, 8 ( 21 x 13,5 cm ). Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen auf dem vorderen Vorsatzblatt mit einigen handschriftlichen biographischen Eintragungen eines August Peter Christoph Franz ( auch Frantz ), beginnend 1801 bis 1819 ( mit Ergänzung aus dem Jahre 1885 ). Desgleichen handschriftlich fortgeführt bis ca. zum Jahre 1926, endend mit einem beiliegenden maschinenschriftlichen Brief als Kondolenzschreiben zum Tode des Sohnes Klaus Frantz, datiert Russland 6.9.1943 ( durch Fritz Weigelt, Hauptfeldwebel ) sowie 1 weiterem handschriftlichen Brief zur Familienchronik + 1 Foto. Das Papier innen durchgehend gebräunt, Seiten teils etwas fleckig, stock oder fingerfleckig, wenige Seiten auch braunfleckig, einige Kupfer stärker fleckig ( 2 Kupfer stark fleckig ), Seiten und Kupfer teils mit Randläsionen oder knapp beschnitten, einige Seiten angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig, die beiden Karten beschädigt. - selten - ( Gewicht 1700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Den Danske Pillegrim/ Eller en Almindeling Geographisk Og der hos kort Historisk Beskrivelse Over den heele Bekiendte Werden...

      Kopenhagen, 1707. 7 nn. Bll. (Titel, Zueignung, Privileg, Vorwort), 1201 S., 46 nn. Bll. (Register). Mit 1 Kupfertitel. Späterer Pp. in HPgt.-Optik mit goldgepr., roten Ldr.-RSch. Die erste Weltbeschreibung in dänischer Sprache, von Henrich Ovesen Pflug (1633-1709), mit welcher er Ludvig Holbergs Veröffentlichung "Introduction til de fornemste europæiske Rigers Historie" (Einführung in die Geschichte der wichtigsten europäischen Reiche) von 1711 zuvor kam. Da Pflug sich an den allerneuesten Reisebeschreibungen der Zeit orientierte, enthält die Schrift frühe Beschreibungen damals entlegenster Gebiete (z.B. in Asien, wie Sibirien, Kirkisien, Mongolei u.a.). August Schmidt schrieb bereits 1936 über den "Danske Pillegrim", dass es wahrscheinlich nur noch sehr wenige erhaltene Exemplare gäbe (siehe "Danske Studier 1936", S. 71 ff.).- Beschreibung von Dänemark, Deutschland, England, Spanien, Italien, Ungarn, Russland, China, Japan, Indien, Persien, Türkei, Ägypten, Afrika, Amerika, Australien, Ozeanien u.v.m.- Das Kupferstichportrait des Autors, sowie die Seiten 3-10, 23-32 und 75-90 fehlen. S. 621 am Innensteg verstärkt, S. 775 mit Abriss im Fußsteg (Wortverlust), Paginierung springt von 51 zu 54.- Zu Beginn und Schluss (teils stärker) feuchtrandig und gebräunt, Kupfertitel, Titel und erste Seiten (finger-)fleckig (v.a. in unterer Außenecke), Vorsätze fehlen, vorderes Innengelenk angeplatzt, erste Lage im Fußsteg gelockert. Im Kopfsteg etwas knapp beschnitten.- Schnitt unregelmäßig, Einband etwas berieben.

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        Huy! und Pfuy! der Welt. Huy, oder Anfrischung zu allen schönen Tugenden: Pfuy, oder Abschreckung von allen schändlichen Lastern: Durch unterschiedliche sittliche Conzept, Historien, und Fabeln vorgestellt. Würzburg, Hertz für Chr. Weigel, 1725. Tit. (in Rot u. Schwarz), 6 Bll., 610 S., 3 Bll. Mit Frontisp. und 100 halbseit. Emblemkupfern v. Chr. Weigel nach J. van Luyken. 4. Ldr. d. Zt. m. RSch.

      Bertsche 48a Dünnh. I, 48 c Landwehr 13 Vgl. Goed. III,240,20,25 (1707 u. 1710) Faber du Faur II, 1125a Graesse I, 6.- Dritte Auflage des emblematischen Orbis pictus von Sinnbildern der Natur: Sonne, Mond, Sterne, Luft, Wasser, Feuer, Regen, Hagel, Schnee, Donner, Regen-Bogen, Wind, Berge, Wüste, Weinstock, Blumen, Fluß, Wald, Meer, Metalle, Edelsteine, Morgenrot, Jahreszeiten, Eis, Nebel, Tiere (u.a. Hund, Kamel, Bienen, Affe, Vögel, Fische), Mensch, Komet, Pest, Feuers-Brunst u.v.a.m. Zu jeder Darstellung ein lateinisches und übersetztes deutsches Gedicht.

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        Vue et Representation de la Batille de Cassano, donnée le 16 D'aoust 1707

      1707. Grandiosa incisione su rame di mm. 450x570 alla battuta + margini bianchi. Raffigura con minuziosità di dettagli la vittoria del Principe di Savoia a Cassano. Al margine inferiore annotazioni. Tratta dalla rara opera "Histoire militaire du prince Eugène de Savoie, du prince et duc de Marlborough ..." di J.Dumont Iean Rousset de Missy, 1729-1747. Jan Van Huchtenburg (Olanda 1647-1733) dipinse, tra il 1708 e 1709, le vittorie ottenute dal principe Eugenio di Savoia. Fresca e nitida impressione. Due strappi perfettamente restaurati.

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        THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME: delivered under the similitude of a DREAM: Wherein is Discovered the manner of his setting out, His dangerous JOURNEY, and Safe arrival at the desired COUNTRY.

      London, printed for N. Boddington, at the Golden Ball in Duck-Lane, 1707.. SIXTEENTH EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS OF NEW CUTS. 1707. 12mo, approximately 145 x 85 mm, 5¾ x 3¼ inches, frontispiece and 15 illustrations, A- I12, pages: [10], [1]-205, [1], the frontispiece is counted as A1 and the last illustration I12, bound in full leather, rounded spine with gilt decoration, gilt decoration to edges of covers, white endpapers. Binding rubbed, corners slighty worn, frontispiece tipped in on inner margin of free endpaper, frontispiece slightly trimmed at top margin and small chips to lower margin, pale staining and age-browning to margins, last page has small chip to lower margin, the first and last few pages browned, outer margins slightly trimmed just affecting marginal notes, old ink name and date to first pastedown and free endpaper (William Stamps book 1818), some pages misnumbered by putting the wrong number at the front (166 instead of 66). A good complete copy of this scarce edition. See ESTC N20027. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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