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        Clericorum Oder das Priester Recht

      Rener 1708 - 1708. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. Soiled, cream boards. Text in German. Firm binding. Noticeable soiling, foxing, tanning and handling marks with evidence of bookworm. Pen marking and piece cut from title page with intermittent dog-eared corners. Marbled block-edge with noticeable water marking and scuffing. Marbled endpapers with water marking towards rear pages. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine with blurred inscription at top. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable soiling, marking, denting, rubbing, scuffing, foxing, tanning and wear along edges and over surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neu-vermehrte Welperische Gnomonica Oder Gründlicher Unterricht und Beschreibung, wie man alle regulare Sonnen-Uhren auf ebenen Orten leichtlich aufreissen. beschreiben. und. kunstmässig verfertigen soll. Zum Drittenmahl aufgeleget und mit dem vierten Theil vermehret. Nebst einem Anhang, der Kunstreiche Uhrmacher genannt.

      Nürnberg Spörlin seel Witwe für Weigel 1708 - (37,5 x 23,5 cm). (8) 200, 38 S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 34 Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalteten Kupferstichkarte. Pergamentband der Zeit. Letzte und beste Auflage, erstmals von J. G. Doppelmayr herausgegeben und um den vierten Teil sowie den Anhang vermehrt. - Der Anhang enthält die Beschreibung und Berechnung mechanischer Uhren, zahlreiche Getriebeberechnungen, einen Abschnitt über Pendel und eine Anleitung zum Gebrauch der Äquationstabellen. Es ist das "erste Werk über Räderuhrmacherei in deutscher Sprache" (Graf). - Die Kupfertafeln zeigen eine Weltkarte, geometrische Konstruktionen, diversen Sonnenuhren sowie ein Uhr- und ein Spielwerk. - Titel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Frontispiz und die letzten Tafeln mit kleinem Fleckenrand. Die letzte Tafel mit hinterlegtem Einriss. Einband altersbedingt etwas fleckig und berieben. Vorderkante des hinteren Deckels ca. 2 cm beschädigt. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Houzeau/Lancaster 1143; Zinner, Instrumente 583; Graf, Der kunstreiche Uhrmacher S. 71

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        Dell Onore. Opera Legale, Storica, Morale, Politica e Kavalleresca.

      appresso Antonio Bortoli, in Venezia 1708 - Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena con nervi e titolo ms. al ds. Tagli azzurri. Le ultime dieci carte con piccola mancanza all angolo inferiore che non interessa il testo. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Di estrema rarità. L A. ricostruisce il concetto di onore - attraverso un esame storico di grande erudizione concernente i Paesi europei - basandosi sulle leggi, i riti e le consuetudini. Il presente volume fa parte della rarissima opera Ateneo dell uomo nobile. pubblicata in cinque Tomi tra il 1704 ed il 1713 a Venezia (e Lione). Il volume qui descritto, pur essendo parte di un corpus più vasto, è da considerarsi in sè completo ed autonomo. Folio (cm. 33,5), 9 cc.nn. (di 10, manca l occhietto), 498 pp. Testo su due colonne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        A General History of all Voyages and Travels thoughout the Old and New World, from the first ages to this present time. Illustrating both the Ancient and Modern Geography ;

      Printed for Edmund Curll and Egbert Sanger., London 1708 - containing an accurate description of each country . an account of all discoveries hitherto made in the most remote parts / by Monsr. Du Perier of the Royal academy. Made English from the Paris Edition. 8vo. [4] 231, 240 -364 pages, [4] [toning, light spotting] [two page corner margins cut] five plates. contemporary calf. Earl of Dartmouths copy, signature verso title. First edition in English, translated from the French works of Jean Baptiste Morvan de Bellegarde a French Jesuit for 15 years, before joining Francis de Sales's order, and "devoted entirely to the early voyages of the Spaniards in the Americas, and which contains much information relating to the Indian tribes" (Hill). Sabin 21351 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD & SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Der wohl-erfahrne In allerhand ungemein-Curieusen Schreib-Arten, auch sowol ergötzlichen als Sinn-reichen Gemüths-Ubungen Anweisende Schreib-Künstler/ der da anzeiget und lehret I. Die Erfindung der Buchstaben zur Schreib-Kunst ... ein Werck, vor langer Zeit, mit grossem Eiffer zusammen getragen, aber nunmehro allen curieusen Liebhabern der Edlen Schreib und Zahlen Kunst treu-hertzig mitgetheilet und an den Tag gegeben, auch mit einem ordentlichen Register über alle darinn enthaltene Sachen ausgefertiget, durch einen Liebhaber curieuser Wissenschafften (...)

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, J. L. Buggel 1708.. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 1 doppelblattgr. typogr. Tabelle. 7 Bll., 462 S., 18 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. Ornamentstichkatalog 4862. - Umfassende Schrift, die sämtliche Themenbereiche der Schreibkunst behandelt: Erfindung der Buchstaben, Rezepturen für Tinte, Herstellung von Schreibgeräten, Papierherstellung, Kommunikationsformen, Geheimschriften, Zahlen- und Rechenkunststücke usw. - Einband angestaubt und etwas berieben. Gestempelter Namenszug auf dem fliegenden Vorsatz. Titelbl. verso mit Stempel der Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Halle/Saale und Ausscheidungsstempel

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        Lexicon Technicum Or, An Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves

      London: Dan. Brown et al, 1708. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. Unpaginated. Engraved portrait frontispiece and hundreds of illustrations, full page and within text. Two pull-out diagrams. Full leather with raised bands and blind impressing. Rebacked with new spine label. Label residue on front pastedown. Small hole in portrait frontispiece. Ink inscription top of title page and paper repair on rear. Pages darkened, minor foxing, a few thumb marks and dampness stains. A few roughened edges. A tear in first fold-out diagram and chip from second diagram. Rear endpaper has red stains. "Lexicon Technicum" was in many respects the first alphabetical encyclopedia written in English. Although the emphasis was on mathematical subjects, its contents go beyond what would be called science or technology today, in conformity with the broad 18th-century understanding of the terms "arts" and "science." It includes entries on the humanities and fine arts, notably law, commerce, music and heraldry; it does not include theology, biographies or poetry. John Harris (c. 1666 - 1719) was an English writer best known as the editor of this work which first appeared in 1704. A clergyman, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1696 and was its vice-president for a time. In 1698, he delivered a lecture entitled "Atheistical Objections against the Being of God and His Attributes fairly considered and fully refuted." The friendship of Sir William Cowper, afterwards lord chancellor, secured for Harris the office of private chaplain, a prebend in Rochester cathedral (1708), and the rectory of several parishes. A man of many interests, he was working on a complete history of Kent at the time of his death. Sadly, he is said to have died in poverty brought on by poor management of his financial affairs. As in many books, the illustrations are an important part of the Lexicon's appeal. Check out the great "Fortification" plate with accompanying explanations - or John Marshall's "New Invented Double Microscope," the second fold-out diagram.

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        L'Amerique Septentrionale Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences..

      Paris: "Chez l'Auteur sur le Quai de l'Horloge", 1708. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. A foundation map of America. "In 1700, Claude and Guillaume De L'Isle [first] published their foundation map of North America. What better way to usher in the eighteenth century cartographically than with this significant and influential map. It encapsulates an era in which the French exemplified a reliance on scientific mapping and beautifully incorporated it into the earlier influence of decorative augmentation" (Burden). Tooley adds: "A foundation map. The Great Lakes based on Coronelli show the French strong points at Tadousac, Quebec, Fort Sorel, Montreal & Fort Frontenac. the English settlements confined to the east of the Alleghenies, with Fort and River Kinibeki as the border between New England and Acadia. The Mississippi valley area is shown well developed with the recent French settlement of d'Iberville at Bilochy and forts at Bon Secours and St. Louis. In this map De L'Isle corrected longitude positions and was the first to revert to a peninsula form of California." Perhaps most significantly, in the second and subsequent states of the map the mouth of the Mississippi is accurately shown for the first time, being the first map to depict information from the surveys of the D'Iberville expedition. This copy Burden's sixth state, with De L'Isle's address as "Quai de l'Horloge" and with Renard's imprint erased. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: 761 (state 6); Tooley, "French Mapping of the Americas" 30 in Tooley, The Mapping of North America ; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 700.5.

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        A new map of Italy.

      Londra, 1708 - Incisione in rame, colorata, mm 660x950. Piacevole carta di grande formato. Non comune, mancante a Borri, L'Italia nell'antica cartografia. John Senex (1690-1740) fu incisore, editore e geografo della regina Anna d'Inghilterra. In collaborazione con James Maxwell e Charles Price, produsse atlanti e mappe, ammirevoli in quanto a precisione, del mondo e dei continenti. Ben conservata sebbene con qualche restauro marginale e piccolo difetto.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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        Palaeographia Graeca

      Paris, 1708. Coining the Word "Paleography"Montfaucon, Bernard de (1655-1741). Palaeographia graeca, sive de ortu et progressu literarum graecarum . . . Folio. [18], xxix, 574pp. Engraved frontispiece and 9 plates (some folding); OCLC calls for 7 plates total, apparently not counting the frontispiece and the 2 hors texte plates in signature C. Paris: apud Ludovicum Guerin . . . Viduam Joannis Boudot . . . et Carolum Robustel, 1708. 380 x 248 mm. Blind-tooled vellum ca. 1708, front cover warped, bookplate and ownership inscription removed from front pastedown. Frontispiece creased, upper right corners of first few leaves a bit frayed, title a little soiled but a very good, clean and crisp copy. From the library of Swedish diplomat Ulric Celsing (1731-1805), with his inscription, “Ex libris U. Celsing a Constpte & Piastres” on front pastedown. First Edition of the work that introduced the term “paleography,” and the founding work of Byzantine and Greek paleography in particular. The formal study of paleography and diplomatics (the study of documents) was created by the Benedictine monk Jean Mabillon (1632-1707) in his De re diplomatica (1681); however, the word “paleography” itself was the creation of Mabillon’s pupil Bernard de Montfaucon, who first used it in print in the present work. “What Mabillon did for the study of medieval Latin documents, Montfaucon, after Mabillon’s death the leading member of the congregation of St. Maur, achieved in the field of Greek studies. His monumental work, published the year after Mabillon’s death, also created a new discipline, that of Byzantine paleography. Like Mabillon’s work, his results have had to be modified only in details, chiefly due to the applications of technical inventions such as photography and, in Montfaucon’s case, to the discovery of Greek papyri which has immensely widened the scope of modern research. Montfaucon applied his vast knowledge of Greek manuscripts to exemplary editions of the writings of Anastasius, Origen, and John Chrysostom which provided reliable texts, not yet entirely superseded, of these Fathers of the Church and stimulated patristic studies” (Printing and the Mind of Man 175). This copy is from the library of Swedish diplomat Ulric Celsing, who served as envoy in Constantinople from 1770 to 1780.

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        Haemisphaeria Spheararum Rectae et Oliquaeutriusquemotus et Longitudines tam Coelestes Quam Terrestres Ac Stellarum Affectiones Monsrantia.

      P. Schenk, Amsterdam 1708 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. In excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New,

      [Amsterdam?:] Printed in the Year, , 1708. Newly translated out of the original Tongues and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised by his Majestie's special command. With most profitable Annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Which notes have never before been set forth with this new Translation; but are now placed in due order with great care and industrie. Folio (274 x 218 mm). Contemporary diced calf over wooden boards, brass furniture of corner pieces, central lozenge (decorated with stars and fleur-de-lys), and functioning clasps (possibly stylised representations of thistles). Engraved title page and double-page maps, printed in double columns. Brass lozenge missing from back cover, joints split but sound, some wear and scuffs, old burn marks on back cover, general paper toning. An imposing Queen Anne Bible with a Scottish provenance, the rear free endpaper bearing the genealogy of the Jaffray family, beginning with the marriage of John Jaffray and Jean Russall in January 1729 and noting the baptism of Henry Jaffray in November 1731 by Ebenezer Erskine, quite possibly the founder of the Secession church in Scotland, "widely admired for his preaching" (ODNB); this may put the family in the vicinity of either Perth or Stirling, as Erskine was based at Portmoak, south of Perth, before moving to Stirling in 1731.

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        The Unfortunate Dutchess of Malfy, or, the Unnatural Brothers: a Tragedy … [Edited by Hugh Newman]

      London: Printed for H.N. and are to be Sold by John Morphew, near Stationers-hall, 1708. [viii], 74, [2] pp., with half-title. 4to. Modern half calf and marbled boards. Text browned and foxed, light dampstaining, top margin cropped with some loss of running title, wear to top margin of B2-C1, D3 & F2, small paper repair at gutter of C2. [viii], 74, [2] pp., with half-title. 4to. The Fourth Quarto. The fourth quarto edition of Webster's Duchess of Malfi, "by general consent Webster's masterpiece" (ODNB). First published in 1623 following well-received performances at the Blackfriars and the second Globe, the play appeared in subsequent editions in 1640 and 1678. This fourth edition has an altered title ("The Unfortunate Dutchess of Malfy, or, the Unnatural Brothers"), updated cast list from the Queen's Theatre production, improved stage directions and lines cut to reduce the length of the play. Laid in is a theatrical broadside (18 x 6 in.) advertising a January 16, 1861 performance of the Duchess of Malfi at the Boston Museum, with Emma Waller in the lead role. ESTC T50406; Tannenbaum 37

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        Voyage et Avantures de Francois Leguat & de ses Compagnons en deux Isles desertes des Indes Orientales.

      London: David Mortier, 1708. First edition.. The text and fine engraved plates are very bright and clean, the tan calf binding shows no signs of use, the outer edge of two plates are trimmed a little close but with no loss to image; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.. Pp. (xii), xxx, 164; (ii), 180, (29, Table des Matieres), (6, catalogue); 2 frontispiece engraved plates, 32 engraved plates and maps in text (15 are folding). Later full tan calf leather, spine with five raised bands and with red morocco title label lettered in gilt in one compartment, front and rear covers are tooled in blind, 12mo (169 x 98 mm). The volume includes observations on the geography, natural history and native peoples of the islands Rodrigues, Mauritius and Batavia as well as the author's travels to the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena Island. The book is notable in containing Leguat's natural history observations on the now extinct fauna of Rodrigues including the Rodrigues Solitaire, Rodrigues rail, domed and the saddle-backed Rodrigues Giant Tortoises and Newton's parakeet. Leguat was a French Huguenot who had fled France to Holland after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. One Marquis du Quesne had first considered Reunion as a possible colony for Huguenots, but after the French took that over, he fitted out a small frigate, L'Hirondelle, to reconnoiter the Mascarene islands, and to take possession of whatever island was found unoccupied, for that purpose. In 1690 Leguat and nine male volunteers boarded L'Hirondelle for Reunion which they believed had been abandoned by the French. Instead he and seven companions were marooned on the uninhabited island of Rodrigues. After a year, they built a boat and sailed to Mauritius, where they were imprisoned due to France and Holland being at war. After lengthy imprisonment, the survivors were shipped to Jakarta to stand trial. They were found innocent, and Leguat and two other survivors were returned to England where this book was written (modified after Wiki). Ownership signatures of H. B. Tristram (dated Oct. 1872), Mary Gairnes and P. de Villiers and the front endpaper and/or title page. Henry Baker Tristram (1822-1906) was a biblical scholar, traveler and ornithologist.

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        To the Right Honourable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain This Map of Asia According to ye Newesst and most Exact Oberservations is most Humbly Dedicated by your Lordship’s most Humble Servant Herman Moll Geographer.

      Th. Bowles and John Bowles 1708-26, London - Copper engraving, original hand colored in outline when published. This antique map was published in Hermann Moll’s atlas ,The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps . , in London at J. & T. Bowles circa 1708-26. The map was printed from two plates. Due to the large size it was often published several folded in Hermann Moll’s atlases. Our example is in outstanding excellent condition, which was published plano and has wide margins, too. Overall n excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        Some familiar letters between Mr. Locke, and several of his friends.

      London: A. & J. Churchill 8vo (19 cm, 7.5"). [4], 540 pp.. 1708 First edition of the first official collection of Locke's letters: "Not only such civil and polite conversation as friendship produces among men of parts, learning and candour; but several matters relating to literature, and more particularly to Mr. Locke's notions, in his Essay concerning Human Understanding, and in some of his other works," p. iii. Both sides of the exchanges are present, with correspondents including William Molyneux, Thomas Molyneux, Richard Burridge, and Philipp van Limborch; a number of letters are in Latin, and a few in French. Period-style calf, covers framed and panelled in gilt rolls with gilt-stamped corner fleurons and central decoration, spine with with gilt-stamped leather title-label, gilt-ruled raised bands, and gilt-stamped compartment decorations. Title-page with early inked ownership inscription (William R. Williams) in upper outer corner; preface with early inked initials in upper corners, partially effaced, resulting in small holes to upper outer corner (touching two letters of text without obscuring sense). Occasional early inked corrections and annotations; partial topical index filling final blank. One leaf with short tear from upper margin not extending into text, another with portion of lower foremargin torn away just touching (but not really "affecting") print; scattered light smudges and a handful of pages with old marginal stains, ink-drop to fore-edge (closed) in Latin section, otherwise clean.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Zuidelijk Afrika - Carte du Congo et du Pays des Cafres.

      In de tijd met de hand gekleurde kopergravure, met privilege in 1708 te Parijs vervaardigd/uitgegeven door Guillaume de l' Isle/ J.A. Dezauche.De l´Isle (1675-1724) was koninklijk geograaf en de meest invloedrijke cartograaf van het begin van de 18e eeuw. De kaart komt oorspronkelijk uit de Atlas de Géographie' (1700-1712). Afmetingen: 48 x 61 cm. Prijs: € 625,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo.

      Livorno: Stamperia Vignozzi 8 vols. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). I: 580 pp. II: 581–1163, [1] pp. (pp. 1057–64 repeated in place of pp. 1065–72). III: [1165]–1708 pp. (pagination 1551–52 repeated, 1687–88 skipped). IV: [1709]–2342 pp. V: 2351–3086 pp. (pagination skips 2519–26). VI: 3087–3855 pp. (pagination skips 3407–08). VII: 576 pp. VIII: 577–1074 pp.. 1824–28 Second edition of this classic dictionary of comparative mythology, a hefty collection of the deities, heroes, tales, festivals, antiquities, and other folklore of numerous cultures and countries including Mexico, Peru, America, Africa, India, Japan, China, etc, along with Jewish, Greek, and Roman antiquities. The foundation of the work was François Noel's Dictionnaire de la Fable; copious additions and corrections were made by Pozzoli, Romani (the famed poet, scholar, and librettist for La Scala), and Peracchi (another librettist). The resulting encyclopedic endeavor was originally published from 1809–27 under the title Dizionario d'ogni mitologia e antichità incominciato, according to Graesse and Brunet, who both give Pozzoli's first name as Girolamo. This set includes two volumes of supplemental text, adding a number of entries. The first edition was followed by two volumes of supplemental plates, not present here and not called for: Graesse describes this edition as "sans grav." The pagination is erratic in a number of places; there is a numbering gap from 2342 to 2351 between vols. IV and V, but the text and signatures are uninterrupted. Uncommon: OCLC locates only two U.S. institutional holdings of this second edition. Provenance: Most volumes with small inked ownership inscription in an outer margin: "G.R.W." the mark of William Rollinson Whittingham (1805–79), fourth Episcopal Bishop of Maryland and an enthusiastic book collector. Contemporary half binding, recently rebacked with tan paper, spines with printed paper labels; boards rubbed and faded with small chips, one vol. with front cover waterstained. Foxing almost throughout, generally no worse than moderate; light waterstaining in upper margins of vol. I; one leaf in vol. VII with lower outer portion torn away, with loss of words from about 18 lines on each side. Vol. II with printer's error replacing pp. 1065–72 with duplicates of pp. 1057–64; pagination erratic in other places. Most vols. with ownership mark as above; vol. VI with one pencilled and one inked marginal annotation.

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        Copy of her Majesties commission to the justices of peace of Edinburgh shire, with the powers and instructions to the whole justices in North Britain.

      [Edinburgh Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). 4 pp.. 1708] Commencing with a long list of addressees, this missive describes the duties and responsibilities of those who uphold the law in Edinburgh. Among the crimes which should be actively prosecuted are "Witchcrafts, Inchantments, magical Arts, Sorceries, Transgressions. . . . " => ESTC describes only Scottish holdings of this item. Tipped onto a leaf of 19th-century paper. Darkened, last page with a short closed tear and with light-colored staining partially obscuring a few letters.

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        Histoire des Papes, II-IV, Bruys F., 1732-34

      Bruys Francois, 1708-38 - Histoire des Papes, II-IV, Bruys F., 1732-34, 3 vols.of % Histoire des Papes. Depuis St. Pierre Jusqu` a Benoit XIII inclusivement. Lacking vol I + V. A la Hate, Chez Henri Scheurleer 1732-1734. Describes the history of popes from anno 30 to anno 1730. 4°, 654, XXIV, 692, 684 a Rubbed, little brownish [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neu-vermehrte Welperische Gnomonica Oder Gründlicher Unterricht und Beschreibung, wie man alle regulare Sonnen-Uhren auf ebenen Orten leichtlich aufreissen. beschreiben. und. kunstmässig verfertigen soll. Zum Drittenmahl aufgeleget und mit dem vierten Theil vermehret. Nebst einem Anhang, der Kunstreiche Uhrmacher genannt.

      Nürnberg: Spörlin seel Witwe für Weigel 1708 - Guter Zustand. Der Einband fleckig, der handschriftliche Rückentitel bis zur Unleserlichkeit verwischt. Der Vorderdeckel leicht aufgebogen. Der Deckelbezug am Vorderdeckel auf 2 cm, am Hinterdeckel auf 11 cm aufgeplatzt. Auf fl. Vorsatz handschriftlicher Eintrag alter Hand. (8) 200, 38 Seiten. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 34 Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalteten Kupferstichkarte. Deutsch 1100g 36,5 x 23,5 cm, Pergamentband der Zeit.

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        Theoria Lunae, Eiu Sotum Pereccentricum et Epicyclum Demonstrans.

      P. Schenk, Amsterdam 1708 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. In excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        Justi Fontanini forojuliensis DE ANTIQUITATIBUS HORTAE COLONIAE ETRUSCORUM LIBRI DUO. Accedunt acta vetera, inter quae Decretum sincerum Gelasii I° ex insigni codice Vaticano.

      Francesco Gonzaga,, Roma, 1708 - Volume in 4° legato in pergamena, titolo calligrafato al dorso a nervi (restauri), sguardie, tavola corografica d'antiporta incisa in rame che nel cartiglio recita "Ager hortanus in Tuscia Suburbicaria", frontespizio, XXII, 511 pp, veduta a volo d'uccello della città più volte ripiegata, che nel cartiglio recita "Hortae conspectus septentrionalis", altra tavola più volte ripiegata, ulteriori due tavole ft., tre tavole nella numerazione tutte incise in rame, svariate illustrazioni nel testo in silografia, diverse pagine stampate a due colori, capilettera figurati. Editio princeps di questa splendida opera su Orte arricchita dalle magnifiche tavole e dalle illustrazioni. Di preclara rarità (se ne conoscono pochissime copie registrate nelle Biblioteche italiane), è ricchissima di notizie sulla storia civile e sociale del luogo e del contado circumvicino. In più che bello stato, davvero poche ed ininfluenti le mende d'uso, segnalanda

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        Dissertazione delle morti improvise nelle quali si ragiona delle perucche, e degli acidi; con un discorso dello scieglimento delle balie.

      Roma, presso Francesco Gonzaga, 1708 , 4to legatura in piena pergamena coeva con iscrizione manoscritta al dorso, marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio, pp. (8)-84-(8)-(4)-40-(4) con capolettera figurati xilografici, qualche brunitura. Grande ex-libris di appartenenza "Loris Premuda" applicato al risguardo.

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        A Mechanical Account of Poisons in Several Essays. The second edition, revised, with additions.

      Printed by J.M. for Ralph Smith 1708 [16], 189, [3]pp, half title, cancel titlepage, folding plate. 8vo. A v.g. clean copy, plate detached from binding. Full contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, morocco label; expert repairs to joints, v. sl. wear to corners.ESTC T55004, noting that this is not a re-issue of the 1702 edition. The treatise was well received and established Mead's reputation. He dissected vipers and swallowed venom to prove that puncture is necessary to produce the effect, and also considered other poisonous animals, plants including opium, and toxic natural gases.

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        L'ÉCOLE PARFAITE DES OFFICIERS DE BOUCHE : QUI ENSEIGNE LES DEVOIRS DU MAÃŽTRE D'HÔTEL & DU SOMMELIER, LA MANIERE DE FAIRE LES CONFITURES SÉCHES & LIQUIDES, LES LIQUEURS, LES EAUX LES POMMADES..........

      Paris: Chez Pierrer Ribou. Very Good. 1708. Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Title cont. " & LES PARFUMS ; LA CUISINE, À DÉCOUPER LES VIANDES, & À FAIRE LA PATISSERIE. NEUVIÈME ÉDITION, CORRIGÉE, & AUGMENTÉE DE PÂTES ET LIQUEURS NOUVELLES, & DES NOUVEAUX RAGOÛTS QU'ON SERT AUJOURD'HUI." Full leather, spine with raised bands & gilt decorated panels. Dyed page edges. Four fold-out plates, engraved illustrations, head & tail piece vignettes. (10) , 507pp +16. A potpourri of French cooking put together by the anonymous author that includes food service techniques & preparation, meat carving, table settings from Le Maistre d'Hostel (1659) , Le Patissier and Confiturier François (1653) , de Lune's Cuisinier (1656) , and Livre fort Excellent (1555) along with quite a few original recipes. It was first published in1662 & became very popular with many later editions. Cook Books; Engraved Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 533 pages .

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        Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo.

      

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        The Turkish Empire in Europe, Asia and Africa. Dividid into all its Governments, together with the other Territories that are Tributary to it, as also the Dominions of ey Emperor of Marocco. According to the Newest and most Exact Oberservations.

      Th. Bowles and John Bowles 1708-26, London - Copper engraving, original hand colored in outline when published. This antique map was published in Hermann Moll’s atlas ,The World Described, or a New and Correct Sett of Maps . , in London at J. & T. Bowles circa 1708-26. The map was printed from two plates. Due to the large size it was often published several folded in Hermann Moll’s atlases. Traces of the old folds are minor visible. A very nice example with good margins. Overall in excellent condition.

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        Geistliche Andachts-Harpfe, das ist: Auserlesene neue geistreiche Lieder und Reim-Gebete: Gottselige Gemüther zum schuldigen Lobe Gottes und Erbauung....zusammengetragen.

      Michahelles Nürnberg 1708 ( Mit einer Vorrede von M.Georg Sebastian Kraußens ) 10 n. n. Blätter ( Vorrede ), 1261 Seiten, 11 n.n. Blätter ( Register ), 81 Seiten ( \" Harmonie der Lieder-Melodien, daraus leicht zu erkennen, welche Lieder in einer Melodie gesungen werden können, zur Beförderung gottesfürchtiger Sing-Andacht zusammengetragen \" ), 24 n.n. Blätter ( Register ). Mit einem Frontispizkupfer sowie einigen Vignetten im Text, Titel in schwarz und rot gedruckt. Oldr mit 2 Messingschließen, 8°. Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Einbandrücken gering angeplatzt, am oberen Kapital etwas beschädigt. Innen Besitzvermerk und handschriftlicher Vermerk aus dem Jahre 1728 auf dem Innendeckel und Vorsatz vorn. Einige Seiten gering stock- oder braunfleckig, unterer Rand durchgehend schwach wasserrandig. - seltene und umfassende Ausgabe geistlicher Lieder und Gebete - ( Gewicht 700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Geistliche Lieder, Lieder, Gebete, Gebetsbuch, Liederbuch

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        THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA, CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY, SETTLEMENT, PROGRESS AND PRESENT STATE OF ALL THE BRITISH COLONIES, ON THE CONTINENT AND ISLANDS OF AMERICA...WITH CURIOUS MAPS OF THE SEVERAL PLACES, DONE FROM THE NEWEST SURVEYS. BY HERMAN MOLL, GEOGRAPHER

      London, 1708. Contemporary paneled calf, spines gilt. Minor wear to extremities, spines expertly rebacked with original spines laid down. Later ownership inscription on pastedowns and titlepage of first volume. Occasional minor foxing, else internally very clean. Very good. In matching blue chemises and a half morocco slipcase. Oldmixon's name is signed to the dedication of this first edition only, and Sabin suggests authorship should be attributed to Moll, who produced the maps. In many other respects the editions are different. There is much material on Pennsylvania that is contained in the first and not the second, "apparently derived from personal communication with William Penn" (JCB). The British possessions in North America are described in the first volume, while those in the West Indies are described in the second. The maps depict North America; New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; Virginia and Maryland; Carolina; Barbados; St. Christopher's; and Jamaica, among others. HOWES O61. SABIN 57156. JCB (III)1:117. HANDLER 19. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 708/95. LANDE 690. TPL 38. KRESS 2597. RICH, p.64 (later ed).

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        Zuidelijk Afrika - Carte du Congo et du Pays des Cafres.

      In de tijd met de hand gekleurde kopergravure, met privilege in 1708 te Parijs vervaardigd/uitgegeven door Guillaume de l' Isle/ J.A. Dezauche.De l´Isle (1675-1724) was koninklijk geograaf en de meest invloedrijke cartograaf van het begin van de 18e eeuw. De kaart komt oorspronkelijk uit de Atlas de Géographie' (1700-1712). Afmetingen: 48 x 61 cm. Prijs: € 625,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Staat Des Heil. Römischen Reichs Teutscher Nation.

      [Halle, Renegerische Buchhandlung vor 1708-1710]. 11 Tle. in 1 Bd. 94, 70, 70, 62, 110, 88, 110, 94, 70, 78, 122 S. Mit 7 (v. 11) gestoch. Titelportr. Pgmt. d. Zt. Einbd. fleckig. Bll. oft wasserrand. 4 Tit. u. 4 Portr. in Faksim. auf altem Papier. VD18:11285451 u.a.; vgl. ADB X, 87 - Enthält die Teile: 1. Staat Des Heil. Römischen Reichs Teutscher Nation (mit Portr. Kaiser Leopold I); 2. Staat Der Kayserl. und Ertzherzogl. Erbländer (mit Portr. Joseph I); 3. Der Staat Von Spanien (Titelei u. Portr. in Faksim. auf altem Papier); 4. Der Staat von Portugall (mit Portr. v. Pierre II); 5. Der Staat von Franckreich (m. Portr. v. Louis le Grand); 6. Der Staat von Großbritannien (m. Portr. v. Anna); 7. Staat Der vereinigten Niderländer (mit Frontisp."Libertas"); 8. Der Staat Dänemarck (Tit. u. Portr. in Faksim. auf altem Papier); 9. Der Staat von Schweden (Tit. u. Portr. in Faksim. auf altem Papier); 10. Der Staat von Moscau (Tit. u. Portr. in Faksim. auf altem Papier); 11. Der Staat von Preussen (m. Portr. v. Friedrich). - Aus der Reihe seiner topographischen und genealogischen Abhandlungen "von bemerkenswerter Präzision und Übersichtlichkeit" (ADB)

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        As brought out in the Salem Witch Trials, being sent to hell was the worst punishment that could be inflicted in Puritan New England. In 1708, Daniel Wing testifies that Joseph Earl threatened his brother Ralph Earl that he would "beat out his brains & send him to hell " and then "put his hand upon my face ? and he s d I was a damned Son of a Bitch, and said he would send me to hell?"

      Sandwich, Massachusetts, October 9, 1708. 8" x 10.5". "Autograph Document Signed ""Daniel Wing"" twice, 1 page, 8"" x 10.5"". Sandwich, Massachusetts, October 9, 1708. Marked ""Daniel Wings Evidence"" on verso. Fine condition.In part, ""I Daniel Wing of Sandwich being of full age Testify & Say that I being att Dartmouth for the County of Bristol on the 26th day of September Last past on the fifth Day of the Week and going into a pasture Reputed to belong to Ralph Earl in order to Catch a horse to Ride to meeting & passing near a wigwam ... I heard a noise and seemed to be a great disturbance in sd wigwam upon which I went into the wigwam and there I found Ralph Earl and his brother Joseph Earl and sundry persons ... Joseph Earl was in a great Rage with the sd Ralph Earl his Brother ... and threatened to dash out or beat out his brains & sd he will send him to hell and the sd Joseph Earl ... put his hand upon my face ... and when he had brought his hand down to my chin and throat he pinched me hard ... and he sd I was a damned Son of a Bitch, and said he would send me to hell...""Boston minister Cotton Mather's interest in the witch trials a decade earlier in Salem, up the coast from Sandwich, won him an audience with the most powerful figures involved in the trial proceedings, several of the judges and the local ministers in Salem. An excerpt from one of Mather's books, The Good Education of Children, published in 1708 (the year of this letter), is typical of the messages aimed at the minds of young and even older Puritans, including those in Sandwich: ""Are you willing to go to Hell to be burnt with the devil and his angels? Oh the Hell is a terrible place, that's worse a thousand times than whipping..."" Undoubtedly, Joseph Earl's threat to send someone to hell was the worst punishment he could inflict on his brother and Daniel Wing.Attested to ""Before me Stephen Skeffe Just Pease."" Captain Stephen Skeffe or Skiffe or Skiffe (1641-1713) was born in Sandwich and spent all his life there. He was deputy to General Court, 1675-1685, and 1696-1706. Skeffe became a Justice of the Peace in 1676. He was appointed to the Council of War in 1675. In 1680, he was one of a committee of three to buy land of the Indians, ""to buy all they can purchase of the rightful proprietors."" In 1689, Skeffe was authorized to solemnize marriages."

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        Madame de Fouquet Sehr nützliches Artzney-Buch : welches auff alle inn- u. euserliche Zufälle, so wohl vor Manns- als Weibs-Personen die allerleichtesten und bewährtesten Medicamenta, meistentheils Hauß-Mittel in sich hält, damit in Ermangelung eines Medici ein jeder sich und seiner Gesundheit selbst rathen könne; mit vielen herrlichen Secretis, und einer bequemen Diaet, ... ; samt eeinem Tractat von der Milch-Cur - aus dem Französischen ind Teutsche übersetz.

      Dresden, Johann Jacob Wincklern, 1708. 1.Auflage, 25 Bl., 749, [1] Seiten, [10] Bl. 8° , späterer Hardcover/Pappeinband des 19.Jh. erneuerter Einband berieben und bestossen, Titel und letztes Blatt des Registers hinterklebt, fingerfleckig und teils mit kl.Wasserrand, Frontispiz und Widmungsblatt fehlt, fester Block, insgesamt dennoch ordentlicher Zustand. Naturheilkunde, Kräuterkunde, Apotheke,

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        Gesamtansicht von Stadt mit Belagerung im Jahre 1708 ('Die Ruhmwürdige Eroberung der Statt Ryssel als des Schlüssels zu Franckreich - L'Acquisto glorioso della Citta e For tezza di LILLA. Doppo la Felice. 1708.').

      - Kupferstich mit Bordüre v. Johann August Corvinius n. Paul Decker d.Ä. & Paul Decker d.J. & Georg Philipp Rugendas aus Repraesentaio Belli, ob successionem in Regno Hispanico . b. Jeremias Wolff in Augsburg, um 1720, 44 x 38,5 Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XXIX. - Zeigt die Eroberung der Stadt Lille. - Im Jahre 1708 konzentrieten sich die Opertationen gegen Louis XIV in Flandern und Nordfrankreich - Eine Streitmacht der Alliierten brachte am 8. Juli des Jahres bei Oudenaare an der Schelde der Französischen Armee eine herbe Niederlage ein, die den Verbündeten den Marsch auf das Stark befestigte Lille eröffnete. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [The Hemisphere of the 'Old World', depicting Climatic Zones, Meridian Circles, and the Dwelling Places of Various Peoples] Hemisphærium Orbis Antiqui, cum Zonis, Circulis, et Situ Populorum Diverso

      [Amsterdam: G. Valk & P. Schenk, 1708. Copper-engraved celestial chart, with full original colour. One of the finest and most highly decorative celestial charts ever produced, from the Valk & Schenk edition of Cellarius This beautiful chart is from the Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et Novus (Harmonious Universe or New and Universal Atlas) by Andreas Cellarius, the finest celestial atlas ever produced. It depicts the entire eastern terrestrial hemisphere, from a cosmic perspective, showing the various climate zones and population centres of the 'Old World'. The image is bordered by a field of richly-coloured auricular swirls, a stunning and unique product of the Dutch renaisssance in the decorative arts. The present image was engraved in 1660 by Jan Janssonius, during the great era of Dutch map-making, a period that saw the perfection of the art of representing scientific ideas in graphic form using engraving. It was reprinted by Janssonius in 1661, and again in 1708 by Gerard Valk and Petrus Schenk, who added their names to the plates. Andreas Cellarius was born in about 1596 in Neuhausen, a small town near Worms in the Rhine-Hesse region of Germany. From 1625 to 1637 Cellarius worked as a schoolmaster in Amsterdam and The Hague, and in 1637 moved to Hoorn, where he was appointed as headmaster or rector of the Latin School. He published a number of works during his lifetime, but the last and greatest was the Harmonia Macrocosmica. Cellarius resigned from his post as headmaster in early 1665 and died in Hoorn in November of the same year. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici , Cel. 3.

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        Gesamtansicht von Speyer und Stenay ('Stenay Dedic. All'Illustrissimo Sig. Bertuccio Valier Patritio Veneto' u. 'Spira').

      - Kupferstich v. Coronelli, 1708, 26 x 43 Zeigt 2 Gesamtansichten von Speyer und Stenay (Frankreich) auf 1 Blatt. - Selten! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        [The Astrological Aspects, such as Opposition, Conjunction, etc., among the Planets] Typus aspectuum oppositionum et conjunctionum etz in planetis

      [Amsterdam: G. Valck & P. Schenk, 1708. Copper-engraved celestial chart, with full original colour. One of the finest and most highly decorative celestial charts ever produced, from the Valk & Schenk edition of Cellarius This chart is from the Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et Novus (Harmonious Universe or New and Universal Atlas) by Andreas Cellarius, the finest celestial atlas ever produced. It shows the various aspects of the planets from an astrological view point. It is a beautiful image, timeless in the abstract harmony of colour, shape, and composition, and also a record of the restless searching of the human mind for order in the un-ordered universe. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were a period when great advances were made in the understanding of the universe and our place within it. In tandem with these scientific advances came the perfection of the art of representing these ideas in a graphic form using engravings. The present image by Cellarius is the perfect example of this synthesis: an exquisite work of art that embodies the contemporary state of scientific knowledge of the heavens. It was originally engraved during the greatest era of Dutch map-making, and was first published, in 1660, by Johannes Janssonius of Amsterdam. It was reprinted by Janssonius in 1661, and again in 1708 by Gerard Valk and Petrus Schenk, who added their names to the plates. Andreas Cellarius was born in about 1596 in Neuhausen, a small town near Worms in the Rhine-hesse region of Germany. From 1625 to 1637 Cellarius worked as a schoolmaster in Amsterdam and The Hague, and in 1637 he moved to Hoorn, where he was appointed as headmaster or rector of the Latin School. He published a number of works during his lifetime, but the last and greatest was the Harmonia Macrocosmica . Cellarius resigned from his post as headmaster in early 1665 and died in Hoorn in November of the same year. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandidi , Cel.3.

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        THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA, CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY, SETTLEMENT, PROGRESS AND PRESENT STATE OF ALL THE BRITISH COLONIES, ON THE CONTINENT AND ISLANDS OF AMERICA...WITH CURIOUS MAPS OF THE SEVERAL PLACES, DONE FROM THE NEWEST SURVEYS. BY HERMAN MOLL, GEOGRAPHER.

      London. 1708.. Two volumes. xxxviii,[2],412pp. plus five folding maps; [2],382,[34]pp. plus three folding maps. Contemporary paneled calf, spines gilt. Minor wear to extremities, spines expertly rebacked with original spines laid down. Later ownership inscription on pastedowns and titlepage of first volume. Occasional minor foxing, else internally very clean. Very good. In matching blue chemises and a half morocco slipcase. Oldmixon's name is signed to the dedication of this first edition only, and Sabin suggests authorship should be attributed to Moll, who produced the maps. In many other respects the editions are different. There is much material on Pennsylvania that is contained in the first and not the second, "apparently derived from personal communication with William Penn" (JCB). The British possessions in North America are described in the first volume, while those in the West Indies are described in the second. The maps depict North America; New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; Virginia and Maryland; Carolina; Barbados; St. Christopher's; and Jamaica, among others. HOWES O61. SABIN 57156. JCB (III)1:117. HANDLER 19. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 708/95. LANDE 690. TPL 38. KRESS 2597. RICH, p.64 (later ed).

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        Historisch-Genealogische Beschreibung deß Großmächtigsten Ertz-Hauses Oesterreich,

      Ulm, Kühnen, 1708. - Worinnen Desselben Ursprung, Wachsthumb, und jetziger Flor durch alle Stamm-Glieder, samt denen Bey Geburten, Vermählungs- und Todes-Fällen, auch andern zu Kriegs- und Friedens-Zeiten, in Kirchen- und Policey-Wesen vorgegangenen vornehmsten Geschichten und denckwürdigsten Thaten nicht nur aller Oesterreichis. Käyser, Könige, Ertz-Hertzoge, etc. sondern auch deren Durch Heyrath mit diesem Ertz-Hauß verbundenen Außwärtigen hohen Potentaten Lebens-Beschreibung, Biß auf jetzige Zeit nach Art der Annalium mit darzu gehörigen Genealogischen Tabellen in 4 Theilen vorgestellet werden. Mit 15 (1 gefaltete, 14 doppelblattgrosse) Tabellen, 8 Blatt, 1006 Seiten, 22 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 17 x 10,5 cm, Einband etwas berieben, innen sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [The Spiral Path of the Sun around the Earth] Solis Circa Orbem Terrarum Spiralis Revolutio

      Amsterdam: G. Valk & P. Schenk, 1708. Copper-engraved celestial map, with full period colour. This intriguing chart shows the apparent spiralling revolution of the Sun around the Earth, from the Valk & Schenk edition of Cellarius This beautiful chart is from the Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et Novus (Harmonious Universe or New and Universal Atlas) by Andreas Cellarius, the finest celestial atlas ever produced. It depicts, according to pre-Copernican belief, the apparent path of the sun as it revolves around the Earth, which through the year was thought to form a spiral pattern. It would pass from one climate zone to another, thus regulating the seasons. The Earth is shown on an axis far more pronounced than the 23.5 degrees that was later ascertained. This rather severe tilt makes the zodiacal band run almost vertically through the image. According to Classical astronomy, championed by Aristotle and Ptolemy, the universe was a geocentric system, in which the Sun, stars, and the planets revolved around the Earth. The present image was engraved during the great era of Dutch map-making, a period that saw perfection in the art of representing scientific ideas in graphic form by means of engraving. It was first printed by Janssonius in 1660, and reprinted in 1661, and again in 1708 by Gerard Valk and Petrus Schenk, who added their names to the plates. Andreas Cellarius was born in about 1596 in Neuhausen, a small town near Worms in the Rhine-Hesse region of Germany. From 1625 to 1637 Cellarius worked as a schoolmaster in Amsterdam and The Hague, and in 1637 moved to Hoorn, where he was appointed as headmaster or rector of the Latin School. He published a number of works during his lifetime, but the last and greatest was the Harmonia Macrocosmica . Cellarius resigned from his post as headmaster in early 1665 and died in Hoorn in November of the same year. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Cel. 3.

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        Der Deutschen Sprache unterschiedene Alter und nach und nach zunehmendes Wachsthum/ehemahls In einem öffentlichen Dramate auff der Theatralischen Schau-Bühne bey dem Breßlauischen Gymnasio zu St. Maria Magdalena entworffen von Christiano Gryphio

      Chr. Bauch,, Bresslau 1708 - Titel in schwarz u. rot gedruckt. Schlichter marmor. Pbd. 4 unn. Bl., 175 S. Kanten bestoßen; Stempel auf Titelblatt auch verso. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Piscium querelae et vindiciae

      Sumptibus authoris, typis Gessnerianis, Tiguri(Zurich 1708 - First unequivocal demonstration that images contained in rock were from prehistoric animals, mainly fish.

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        Georgius Dionysius Ehret

      [Nuremberg], [n.d.]. Mezzotint, on laid paper. Cut to the edge of the image and laid down at an early date. Print size: 15 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches. Mount size: 20 1/2 x 14 inches. An important mezzotint portrait by Johann Jakob Haid, of one of the greatest 18th botanical artists, after an original portrait by Heckell. Johann Jakob Haid came from a German family of artists and printmakers. Haid worked initially with the animal painter Johann Elias Ridinger, but he soon went on to found a well-known publishing house in Augsburg. This portrait is from a series which pictured those most closely involved in the publication of Trew's Plantae Selectae , and was originally bound into that great botanical work. Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-70) was the son of a Heidelberg gardener, whose predilection for and talent for drawing flowers allowed him to escape from garden labor to a wide circle of aristocratic acquaintance in Germany, Paris and England, where he settled in 1736. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1757.

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        Voyage et Aventures de François Leguat et de ses compagnons en deux îles désertes des Indes Orientales. Avec la relation des choses les plus remarquables qu'ils ont observées dans l'île Maurice, à Batavia, au cap de Bonne-Espérance, dans l'île de Sainte-Hélène et en d'autres endroits de leur route.

      Jean Louis de Lorme, Amsterdam 1708 - 2 vol. in-12 de 6 ff.n.ch. XXX 164 pp. et 1 f.n.ch. 180 pp. 19 ff.n.ch. (table et catalogue), veau brun de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre, tranches jaspées (restaurations soignées aux mors et aux coiffes). Contrefaçon de l'édition originale parue à Londres en 1708, ornée de deux frontispices identiques, de 5 cartes et plans repliés, d'un tableau et de 26 planches gravées (certaines repliées). Voyage utopique ou roman fiction ? "La révocation de l'Edit de Nantes forca Leguat, protestant calviniste (huguenot) à l'exil en Hollande en 1689. Les Hollandais avaient permis à ceux qui suivaient la religion réformée, de s'établir sur tous leurs comptoirs ainsi qu'en toute île administrée par eux, telle Rodrigues, encore inhabitée. Henri Du Quesne (1642-1722) avait projeté de créer une colonie de réfugiés français à l'île de Mascareignes (aujourd'hui île de la Réunion). L'auteur et dix volontaires s'embarquent en avant-garde pour l'île à bord d'une petite frégate l?Hirondelle. Le voyage tourne court, le 30 avril 1691, huit huguenots, dont François Leguat, quittèrent le navire Hirondelle pour descendre à terre et fouler le sol de Rodrigues, comme l'avaient déjà fait des marins hollandais, 90 ans plus tôt, découvrant une île quasi paradisiaque, encore inhabitée. On construisit des huttes, attendit la venue d'autres navigateurs. Comme personne ne vint, les colons finirent par quitter Rodrigues à bord d'un raffiot de fortune arrangé par eux et gagnèrent Maurice où le Commandant Deodati les fit séquestrer injustement trois ans sur l'îlot Vacoas. Puis, embarqués sur un navire hollandais, ils furent conduits à Batavia et jugés pour des crimes imaginaires. Ils furent enfin acquittés et libérés : des huit aventuriers de Rodrigues, trois seulement, (Leguat, La Case et Bennelle) rentrèrent en Europe. Plus tard, Leguat finit par s'établir à Londres et relater son histoire" (Boucher de la richarderie V, p. 24 - Chadenat 3275 - Gay 3031 - Ryckebusch, 5009). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die neue heutiges Tages gebräuchliche Scheide-Kunst oder Chimia. Nach den Gründen des fürtreflichen Cartesii und des Alcali und Acidi eingerichtet. Mit 2 Textholzschnitten.

      Hannover: Ludolph Heinrich Hauenstein 1708. 179 Seiten, 3 (von 4) Blatt Register. Späterer, nicht ganz fachmännisch zusammengestellter Einband aus zwei älteren Vorderdeckeln (\"Reimboitage\") mit Platten- und Rollstempelverzierung, sowie Rücken aus älterem Material möglicherweise eines weiteren Einbandes (stark beschabt und bestossen, Bezug der Deckel mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Bindebänder und Schließen fehlen, Bezug des vorderen Spiegels fehlend, Wurmspuren mit Buchstabenverlust, im hinteren Teil mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, stärker gebräunt und braunfleckig,..) ...das letzte Blatt des Registers FEHLT. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt ! - Neuauflage des wenige Jahre zuvor erstmals auf Deutsch erschienenen, populären Werks. Exemplar von interessanter Provenienz: aus der Bibliothek von Eleonore Pauline von Metternich, Frau von Franz-Ferdinand von Metternich, Herr auf Königswart (in dessen berühmter Bibliothek dieser Band wohl einst stand). Mit dem handschriftlichen Besitzeintrag von E.P. von Metternich auf der Titelei. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Theologie;Alchemie;Alchimie;Goldmacherkunst;Schwarzkunst;Naturwissenschaften;Chemie;Medizin;Bibliophilie;Alte Drucke]

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        [The Southern Celestial Hemisphere superimposed over the Terrestial Sphere] Hæmisphærium Stellatum Australe Æquali Sphærarum Proportione

      Amsterdam: G. Valk & P. Schenk, 1708. Copper-engraved celestial map, with full original colour. One of the finest and most highly decorative celestial charts ever produced. This artistically virtuous composition presents a view of the constellations of the Southern celestial hemisphere, as considered by Ancient Greek custom, superimposed on the southern portion of the western hemisphere, including Terra Australis, a large southern polar continent. It is from the Harmonia Macrocosmica seu Atlas Universalis et Novus (Harmonious Universe or New and Universal Atlas) by Andreas Cellarius, the finest celestial atlas ever produced. According to classical astronomy, championed by Aristotle and Ptolemy, the stars were mounted on a huge, transparent crystal sphere that was part of a geocentric system, in which all of the stars and planets rotated around the Earth. Cellarius's star-chart demonstrates three separate ideas about the motions of the spheres, longitude and the influences of the stars. It is a beautiful image, timeless in the abstract harmony of colour, shape and composition, and also a record of the restless search for cosmic understanding. The present image was originally engraved in 1660 by Jan Janssonius, during the great era of Dutch map-making, a period that saw perfection in the art of representing scientific ideas in graphic form by means of engraving. It was reprinted by Janssonius in 1661, and again in 1708 by Gerard Valk and Petrus Schenk, who added their names to the plates. Andreas Cellarius was born in about 1596 in Neuhausen, a small town near Worms in the Rhine-Hesse region of Germany. From 1625 to 1637 Cellarius worked as a schoolmaster in Amsterdam and The Hague, and in 1637 moved to Hoorn, where he was appointed as headmaster or rector of the Latin School. He published a number of works during his lifetime, but the last and greatest was the Harmonia Macrocosmica . Cellarius resigned from his post as headmaster in early 1665 and died in Hoorn in November of the same year. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici , Cel. 3.

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