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        Isagoge, das ist: Einleitung zur wahren Erkäntniß des drey-einigen Gottes und der Natur... Worinnen auch viel vortreffliche Dinge von der Materia des philosophischen Steins und dessen gar wunderbahren Gebrauch enthalten sind.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Holle, 1709.. (16 x 9,5 cm). 78 (1) S. Halblederband der Zeit.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses seltenen, erstmals 1674 in latainischer Sprache erschienenen Werkes. - Der fürstlich anhaltinische Rat, Kabbalist und Alchemist Sperber (um 1540-1616) gilt als Mitbegründer des Rosenkreuzer-Ordens, der sich als Bewahrer eines sehr alten bis auf den Urvater Adam zurückgehenden Wissens versteht. Von Frick wird er dabei der alchemistisch-pansophischen Gruppe um Mögling, Maier und Fludd zugerechnet. Die meisten seiner Schriften wurden erst 50 Jahre nach seinem Tode von Benedikt Bahnsen herausgegeben. - Papierbedingt gering gebräunt. Vorsatz und vereinzelt im Text mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand. Am Schluss 14 weiße Blätter beigebunden. Einband etwas berieben, sonst gut erhalten. - Vgl. Ferguson II, 392 (Anm. Ausgabe 1674)

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        Medicina y cirugia racional y espargirica,sin obra manual de Hierro,ni Fuego,purificada con el de la Caridad,en el crisol de la Razon y Experiencia,para alivio de los Enfermos.Con su Antidotario de Raizes,Yervas,Flores,Semillas,Frutos,Maderas,Aguas,Vinos.

      Pascual Bueno, Zaragoza 1709 - pergamino epoca bien conservado 1 grabado,error paginacion, obra completa. .medicinales,que usa la Medicina Racional y Espargirica,y la Farmacopea,donde se explican el modo y composicion de los remedios,el uso,dosis y aplicación de ellos,modo de curar el Morbo Galico y un copioso abecedario de selectos remedios.Sacala a la . 978 págs.

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        Canary-Birds Naturaliz'd in Utopia. A Canto.

      London Printed and Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster 1709 - 8vo., 16pp., lightly used, disbound A satirical poem on the "Act for Naturalizing Foreign Protestants" and Daniel Defoe, which was primarily aimed at the Huegenots. One of three versions printed in 1709, and this a possible Piracy. All editions are scarce. Foxon C20

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrament, according to the use of the Church of England, with the Psalms of David, Paraphras'd. Together with the Lives of the Apostles, and An Account of the Original of the Fasts and Feasts of the Church, with several of the Rubricks, occasionally Examin'd

      London: Printed for J. Holland, and W. Taylor, 1709., 1709. The Second Edition. 8vo. Contemporary full black polished morocco, fine extra gilt to spine with gilt titles; decorative gilt panelling to boards with unusual 'sun with face' tool; combed marbled end papers; all edges gilt. Neat early owner's name to f.f.e.p; some gentle age toning; corners bumped; light wear to extremities. A fine example of a Queen Ann period English binding.

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        The Scourge of Venus and Mercury, Represented in a Treatise of the Venereal Disease; Giving a Succinct, but Most Exact Account of the Nature, Causes, Signs, Degrees, and Symptoms of that Dreadful Distemper...

      London G Harris, next to the Bagnio in St. James's Street, et al 1709. Cover worn and detached, with upper board detached at title page. Scattered dust soiling and browning. Fold out plate with tape reinforcement at gutter and minor loss. First chapter page darkened and weak at gutter and becoming detached, otherwise contents firm First Edition Leather cover 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). 363pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait and fold out engraved plate. '..Unto Which is Added, the True Way of Curing, not only the Consummate and Invererate, but also the Mercurial Pox, Found to be More Dangerous than the Pox itself..'.

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        Obwoln Ein Hoch-Edler und Hochweiser Rath dieser des Heyl. Reichs Freyer Stadt Nürnberg ... unter angesetzten Strafen alles Ernstes befohlen/ der nachtheiligen Handlungen mit denen Juden sich zu enthalten

      Nürnberg, 25. Oktober, 1709.. Einblattdruck. 35 x 42 cm. Vorliegendes Dekret des Nürnberger Stadtrats unterstellt der hiesigen Judenschaft, mit Zinswucher und Betrug christliche Nürnberger um Hab und Gut gebracht zu haben. Zinsgeschäfte zwischen Christen und Juden seien aber illegal, nur öffentlich bestellten Sensalen sei das Zins- und Wechselgeschäft mit Juden erlaubt.

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        Introduction à l'Écriture Sainte ou l'on traite tout ce qui concerne les Juifs ; leur origine, toute la suite de leur histoire . Traduite du Latin du R. P. Lamy, prêtre de l'Oaratoire. Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée.

      1709 - in-4 (245 x 180 mm.), viij pp., (10) ff., 508 pp., (30) ff., pp.1-4, (11) ff. de planches, 8 planches dépl. dont 3 cartes et plans, reliure veau moucheté, fleurons et roulettes dorés au dos, étiquette de titre rouge, tranches marbrées, coins frottés, manque de qqs. mm. sur coupe inf. du premier plat, 1 pl. rognée court avec perte de texte, inscriptions anciennes au stylo à plume sur page de titre, bel exemplaire. L'ouvrage se compose comme suit : page de titre, avis du traducteur au lecteur, préface, lettre du Père Lamy à l'auteur de la traduction, approbation, table des chapitres, Introduction à l'Écriture Sainte livre I à III, table d'une nouvelle disposition de l'Écriture Sainte, Avertissement, table des semaines, table des passages de l'Écriture Sainte, table des Matières, catalogue d'éditeur, planches animaux et arbres.

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        Octavius. Cum integris Woweri, Elmenhorstii, Heraldi, & Rigaltii notis aliorumque hinc inde colletis ex recensione Jacobi Gronovii qui émendationes & explicationes suas adiecit.

      Apud Cornelium Boutestein, Samuelem Luchtmans 1709 - Leyde, Apud Cornelium Boutestein, Samuelem Luchtmans, 1709. In 8 de [XX]-496-[24]pp., rel. en plein veau fauve de l'époque, dos restauré à 5 nerfs orné de caissons, de fleurons dorés, petites étiquettes contrecollées sur les fleurons à la tête et la queue du dos, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, titre doré, double filet doré, pointillés d'encadrement et fleurons estampés sur les plats, double filet concentrique estampé formant un cartouche, roulette dorée sur les coupes, manque de papier à l'angle supérieur de la première page, ex-libris, frontispice orné d'une belle gravure sur bois, titre en noir en rouge sur la page de titre, bon et bel exemplaire. Appelée édition optima, celle-ci fut publiée par le fils de J. F. Gronovius, Jakob. Elle contient de très importantes notes, le texte principal est Octavius, mais le volume comprend également des textes chrétiens: ''De indolore vanitate" attribué désormais, dans le doute à Saint Cyprien et ''De errore profanera religione" par Julius Firmicus Maternus. Ouvrage provenant de la bibliothèque du Comte de Macclesfield dans le chateau de Shirburn. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Sign:] Peint et dessiné pour Sa Majesté Czarienne, par Martin le jeune, peintre ordinaire et pensionnaire du Roy, et gravé par Charles Simonneau graveur ordinaire du Cabinet du Roy.

      - Ecrit par de Berey. Stor graverad plansch över slutstriden vid Poltava den 30 juni 1709, efter målning av Martin le Jeune graverad av Charles Simonneau. Text av Berey. Utan ort, (ca 1724). Stor folio. (54,5x74 cm.) Fint avdrag med bra marginaler. Vikt på mitten, revor i marginalerna. Utanför plåten är en handskriven fransk översättning av den ryska texten med bläck. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Snoilsky s. 207f. Jmf. Peter den store & Karl XII nr. 212. I bakgrunden syns det ryska infanteriet framför sitt läger på två linjer. Den främre linjen driver tillbaka svenskarna, bland vilka Karl XII syns på sin bår. Borta i fonden syns övergivna redutter och till vänster en stad. I förgrunden galopperar tsar Peter med en liten sabel i handen, åtföljd av en kavallerieskort, som hugger sig igenom en skara svenska ryttare. Under bilden rysk text i tre rader. Den ryske hovmålaren Pierre-Denis Martin le Jeune (1663-1742) målade ett antal stora bataljmålningar över ryska segrar i stora nordiska kriget, däribland två stycken över slaget vid Poltava, vilka graverades av Charles Simonneau (1645-1728) resp. N. M. Larmessain. Denna av Charles Simonneau visar det slutliga svenska nederlaget på den tredje dagen, då de slagna svenska regementerna flydde mot floden Perevolotjna och gav upp. På Eremitaget finns denna gravyr kolorerad

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        Corpus Institutorum Societatis Iesu.

      apud Iohannem Meursium,, Antverpiae, 1709 - Due grossi volumi di cm. 20, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero e marchi tipografici con simboli gesuitici a tutte le parti di cui è costituita l'opera. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Qualche sezione di carte arrossata, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera che si propone di offrire tutte le notizie storiche riguardanti la Società di Gesù, le costituzioni, le regole, le leggi interne, ecc. Cfr. De Backer: "Edition assez estimée". Non comune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Satyricon] Titi Petronii Arbitri Satyricon quae supersunt cum integris doctorum virorum commentariis; & notis Nicolai Heinsii & Guilielmi Goesii nunc primum editis. Accedunt Jani Dousae praecidanea, D. Jos. Ant. Gonsali de Salas commenta, variae dissertationes & praefationes, quarum index post praefationem exhibetur. Curante Petro Burmanno

      Trajecti Ad Rhenum: apud Guilielmum vande Water, cic ic ccix [1709]. First Edition thus. Vellum. Fine. First Burmann Edition, complete in two volumes. 4to: [38],136,157-164,145-688; [4],368,[116]pp (pagination irregular, as with all copies of this edition, but text continuous and complete), with superb engravings, including one of gladiators. Full vellum, edges stained red, title page printed in red and black. Binding secure (small repair to spine base) and vellum milky white; pages clean, fresh and bright; engravings in deep, rich impressions. All in all, a very handsome copy. Dibdin, V. II, pp. 117-118. & & & One of the gems of Western literature in a landmark edition. The Satyricon is a Roman work of fiction, blending poetry and prose, that was widely read in the first centuries of the Common Era. The complete, original text no longer survives, but portions were preserved in monastic libraries and reconstructed after the Middle Ages—this first Burmann edition is considered a pinnacle of Latin scholarship, "one of the best edited [such that] it is almost impossible to read Petronius in any other edition (Harwood, quoted in Dibdin)." The Satyricon's purported author, Petronius (Gaius Petronius Arbiter, ca. 27––66), was a courtier during the reign of Nero, and the novel's surviving portions detail the misadventures of the narrator, Encolpius, a former gladiator, and his handsome lover, a 16-year-old boy named Giton. Pieter Burmann the elder (1688-1741) was a Dutch classical scholar renowned for his editions of classical authors. In this edition, he demonstrated that supplementary material added to the text in 1693 by François Nodot was in fact a forgery. His edition also contains detailed commentaries by Nicolas Heins and Guilielmus Goes, making it two books in one—the first, the original Latin text, with extensive notes at the base of each page; the second, entitled "Jani Dousae praecidanea, D. Josephi Antonii Gonsalii de Salas, commenta, dissertationes et praefationes et indices," with its own title page, the scholarship of Heins and Goes. 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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        THE MEISSEN MODELS FOR THE HOROLDT CHINOISERIES (Fine Facsimile 3 Volume Edition in Slip-Case)

      Giunti. New. Hardcover. <p>A cloth-covered slip-case (size 367 x 510 x 155 mm) contains three volumes bound in silk with printing on the spines: volume 1, XXXIV-134 pages, 16 plates; volumi 2 e 3, 132 facsimile plates with over 1000 drawings and sketches. </p><p>Limited edition of 400 numbered copies, Italy. </p><p>THE SECRET of the chemical composition of china having been discovered in 1709 (until then an exclusive perquisite of Chinese handicraft) , the first European hard porcelain manufactory opened in Meissen, Germany, in 1710. Its most skilful decorator and painter, the accomplished J. G. Höroldt (1696-1775) gave his name to a style thanks to which the &#39;chinoiseries&#39; (fanciful imitations of Oriental models, in fashion since the second half of the seventeenth century) produced in Meissen, soon became the only ones to compete, in the Old Continent, with Eastern chinaware. </p><p>This limited edition book (edited by Rainer Behrends, in Italian, German, French, English and Spanish) presents the reproduction in facsimile of the entire Schulz Codex, the celebrated collection of designs and patterns of Chinese subjects used until the end of the nineteenth century for the decoration of some of Meissen&#39;s most famous porcelain. </p> Our Promise to You: ALL OUR DUST JACKETS COME WITH CLEAR BRODART PROTECTIVE COVERS. (Please read listing to determine if this book comes with a dust jacket.) Your order will be CAREFULLY PACKAGED IN A BOX for safe transition. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction! .

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        Secret Memoirs and Manners of Several Persons of Quality - From the Island of Atalantis. [With:] Memoirs of Europe, Towards the Close of the Eighth Century -

      London: John Morphew, 1709; 1710. Second edition of vol. I, first edition of vol. II. 8vo. Frontispiece in vol. I. [ii], vi, 246; [xvi], 380 pp . Contemporary panelled calf, vol. I rebacked, preserving most of original black morocco label, corners repaired, hinges strengthened. Bookseller&#39;s ticket on rear pastedown. Vol. II with later spine label, binding rubbed. ESTC N47961; ESTC T106837 . This famous attack scandalized virtually every member of the Whig Party and led to Mrs. Manley&#39;s arrest. A friend and collaborator of Swift&#39;s, she succeeded him as editor of The Examiner, and exercised some influence on Defoe

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        Secret Memoirs and Manners

      London: John Morphew, 1709 Of several persons of quality of both sexes from the New Atalantis, an island in the Mediteranean. Originally written in Italian. In brown quarter leather with cloth, title to spine in real gold on red leather label. Internally new endpapers, binders stamp to fpd, pages (acid) browned throughout, some contemporary ink notes to margins often naming names, [2], (vi), 246 pp. Rare. (ESTC T75114. Lowndes 1464) (First edition was in Italian)Manley was taken into custody nine days after the publication of the second volume of Secret memoirs and manners. She apparently surrendered herself after a secretary of state&#39;s warrant had been issued against her, and her publishers John Morphew and John Woodward and printer John Barber had been detained. Four days later the latter were discharged but Manley remained in custody until 5 November when she was released on bail. After several continuations of the case, she was tried and discharged on 13 February 1710. Per ODNB

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        S. Ignatii Epistolae Genuinae,

      Oxonii - E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1709 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce collection of the letters of Ignatius of Loyola, with extensive notes by John Pearson. First edition. In Latin and Greek. Ignatius of Loyola (1491 July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and was its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter-Reformation. Loyola&#39;s devotion to the Catholic Church was characterised by unquestioning obedience to the Catholic Church&#39;s authority and hierarchy. Copperplate inscription to front blank, of one William Smith of Manchester, dated 1860. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, rather worn. Backstrip missing from spine and some marks to boards. Front board held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Loss to top of title page, not affecting text. Generally bright with the occasional handling mark. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        IL DOMINIO TEMPORALE DELLA SEDE APOSTOLICA SOPRA LA CITTÀ DI COMACCHIO per lo spazio continuato di dieci secoli esposto. Si aggiunge LA DIFESA DEL MEDESIMO DOMINIO nella quale ancor si giustifica la recuperazione del Ducato di Ferrara .

      Sn.,, Roma, 1709 - Volume in 4° grande legato in pergamena, dorso a nervi, sguardie, frontespizio, XVI, 426 pp. (errori d'impaginazione fra l'indice e l'inizio dell'opera). La carta in B4 risulta bruciata in toto, con conseguenze anche alle due precedenti all'angolo inferiore interno con riguardio a quattro righe del testo per una parola al massimo. Importante testo di difesa degli interessi papali nella disputa con l'imperatore Giuseppe I che aveva dato ai Farnese di Parma il ricco territorio di Comacchio. Copia splendida per freschezza, amplissimi margini, magnifica carta. Pare che la "censura" ignea sia stata provocata ad arte. Peccato davvero, ma opera troppo importante e rara per essere scartata.

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        The New metamorphosis: or, the pleasant transformation: being the golden ass of Lucius Apuleius of Medaura. Alter&#146;d and improv&#146;d to the modern times and manners; exposing the secret follies and vices of maids wives, and widows, nuns fryars Jesuits: statesmen, courtiers &c

      London: Printed for Dan Brown, at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar, G. Sawbridge, at the Three Flower-de-luces, in Little Britain [&#133;], 1709. Hardcover. Second Edition corrected. 2 volumes. Volume I. pp. [22], 380. Volume II. pp. [32], 325, [17]. Contains 7 plates. Rebound preserving original blind paneled calf boards. The boards show rubbing and wear and the board edges are carefully restored. Interior blank paste downs and fly-leaves are renewed preserving original book plates. Interior pages are age-toned and contain much uniform foxing. The plates are printed on better quality paper and are generally clean and bright. This is not an edition of Apuleius&#146;s famous &#147;Metamorphosis&#148; but an original work by the English critic, dramatist and satirist Charles Gildon, following the general outline of Apuleius. The name, Carlo Monte Socio, which appears on the title page, is a pseudonym. Gildon satirizes the libertine behavior and excesses of his day. The protagonist in this version of the tale is changed into a Bolognese lapdog instead of an ass. [See J. Lamb, &#147;Modern metamorphoses and disgraceful tales&#148; in "Critical Inquiry" Vol. 28, No. 1, 2001]. First printed in 1708. [ESTC T116537; Lowndes 59].

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrament, according to the use of the Church of England, with the Psalms of David, Paraphras&#39;d. Together with the Lives of the Apostles, and An Account of the Original of the Fasts and Feasts of the Church, with several of the Rubricks, occasionally Examin&#39;d

      London: Printed for J. Holland, and W. Taylor, 1709., 1709. The Second Edition. 8vo. Contemporary full black polished morocco, fine extra gilt to spine with gilt titles; decorative gilt panelling to boards with unusual &#39;sun with face&#39; tool; combed marbled end papers; all edges gilt. Neat early owner&#39;s name to f.f.e.p; some gentle age toning; corners bumped; light wear to extremities. A fine example of a Queen Ann period English binding.

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        Dioptrica Nova: A Treatise of Dioptricks in Two Parts, wherein the various effects and appearances of spherick Glasses, both convex and concave, single and combined, in Telescopes and Microscopes...are explained

      London: Tooke. 1709. Hardcover. Good. 2nd edition, 1709 (first published 1692). Small quarto, tan library buckram, pp. (16), 301, (4), with 43 folding plates. Minor library marks including withdrawn stamp, perforated stamp on title page, text block slightly trimmed all the way around (now measured 6.25 x 9 inches; 16 x 23 cm), text otherwise nice and clean, occasional short edge-tear, minor tanning throughout. Second edition of the first major book on optics in English. RARE.

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        Nouveau traité des serins de canarie, contenant la manière de les élever, les apparier pour en avoir de belles races; avec des remarques aussi curieuses que nécessaires sur les signes et causes de leurs maladies et plusieurs secrets pour les guérir

      Paris, Prudhomme 1709.. Mit Druckermarke auf dem Titel und 2 Holzschnitt-Tafeln (davon 1 Musikbeilage). 10 Bll., 326 S., 1 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1705 erschienenen Werkes. - Ronsil 1374; Wood 385: "A famous work on canary birds." - Vgl. Lindner 927.08: "Der französischen Ausgabe fehlt der dem Vogelfang gewidmete Anhang, der den deutschen Übersetzungen seit der dritten Auflage vom Jahre 1718 beigegeben wurde." - Das Frontispiz zeigt Vogelbauer. - Vordergelenk mit kleiner Wurmspur, etw. berieben und bestoßen. Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk und kleinen Wurmspuren, kaum braunfleckig. Aus der Bibliotheca Tiliana.

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        Le nouveau Testament. traduit sur l'ancienne Edition Latine. par le R.P.D. Amelote.

      chez Michel David (Henry per il secondo volume),, A Paris, 1709 - Due volumi di cm. 16, pp. (60) 472; (2) 794. Bella legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso interamente decorato in oro. Dorsi a nervi e tagli dorati. Sguardie marmorizzate. Ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Lexicon Syriacum, Concordantiale, Omnes Novi Testamenti Syriaci Voces ... Cum Necesariis Indicibus, Syriaco & Latino

      Leyden: Joh: Mulleri, et al, 1709. Second edition. Near fine. Hardcover. 4to. (x),644,(cxx)pp. Engraved vignette on title, woodcut endcaps on the final text and index pages. Title page printed in red and black. Contemporary full vellum, nicely rebacked to style; red leather lettering label, gilt. Vellum lightly soiled else a very good to near fine copy. An important Syriac lexicon, originally published in the previous year in connection with the Novum Testamentum Syriacum (See Darlow & Moule 8969). The 1708 edition is said to be the first surviving book printed by stereotype printing (See PMM Exhibition Catalogue, 309). The printer, Johann Muller, printed a small prayer book in 1701 by stereoype but no copy has survived; this Lexicon, along with the Syriac New Testament, was the second. While the 1708 printing of the Lexicon is rare, this 1709 edition is likewise nearly as scarce.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England

      London - Richard Ware, 1709 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely book of common prayer dating from the early eighteenth-century. &#39;The Liturgy of the Church of England&#39;. With an additional engraved title and fifty-five dramatic plates featuring historical cuts throughout, collate complete. Together with the psalter or psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches. Printed by Charles Bill, and the executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceased; printers to the Queens most excellent majesty&#39;. &#39;Printed for and sold by Richard Ware at Bible and Sun at the lower end of Paternoster Row in Amen Corner&#39;. Condition: In a full leather binding. Externally, worn with loss. The joints are starting. Internally, the binding is tender, with several leaves working slightly loose at the lower edge. The pages are age-toned but generally clean, with a little scattered spotting. Themajority ofthe plates arebrighter and cleaner. There is a smallink inscription to theverso of the last page. An authentic and important book. Overall: GOODONLY..

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        Consilium Dominicum, Oder Sonntäglicher Raths-Tag an welchem Auff jeden Sonntag deß gantzen Jahrs Ein heylsamber Rath-Schluß, oder Predig, Zu Beförderung deß gemeinen Seelen-Nutzen verzeichnet worden ; Cum triplici Indice. Zusatzinformationen: Von Petro Hofer, gewesten Pfarr-Herrn zu Gaiß, und ehemaligen Thumb-Predigern zu Brixen. Editio Secunda. Angebunden: Hofer, Peter: Collegium, Sanctorum, Oder Versamblung der Heiligen. Bey welcher Jeder Heiliger An Seinem Feyrlichen Fest-Tag das gantze Jahr hindurch In seinem Tugend- oder Lehr-Geschmuck Durch Eine Lob- oder Lehr-Predig auffgeführet würdet

      Salzburg, Dratzieher 1709. 20 cm. 1: (4), 622, (22); 2: (4), 428, (12) Seiten Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bd. der Zeit über Holzdeckeln - Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, Schließen entfernt, leicht gebräunt, anfangs wasserrandig. Auf dem Vorsatz vorn zeitgenösische Besitzeinträge, hinten zeitgen. theologische Notizen. -

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        An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision. The Second Edition

      Dublin: Printed by Aaron Rhames, for Jeremy Pepyat 1709 [i.e., 1710] Second edition of Berkeley's first major work, significantly revised. "The whole text (B1-Ccb) has been reset and changes have been made; the chief of these are modifications in sections VII and XII...and the addition of a long passage to section LXXIII...Berkeley also added an Appendix [pp. 191-8] intended to answer the objections of Dr. William King, Archbishop of Dublin. Berkeley told Percival in a letter dated 1 March 1709/10 that the first edition of the book was not released for publication until this second edition was ready, the publisher fearing he had not printed enough copies of the first..." (Keynes 2). Contemporary paneled calf. Joints cracked, but cords sound, binding extremities rubbed, intermittent old dampstaining at foremargin. Octavo. With the final blank. Diagrams in text. Contemporary armorial bookplate of the Castle Menzies Library, bookplate of Edward Neville da Costa Andrade (1887-1971), the English physicist and Fellow of the Royal Society. A good copy with an interesting provenance. The subject of A New Theory of Vision is announced by the author in his first sentence: 'My Design is to shew the manner, wherein we perceive by Sight the Distance, Magnitude, and Situation of Objects. Also to consider the Difference there is betwixt the Ideas of Sight and Touch, and whether there be any Idea common to both Senses.' The treatise laid the foundation for Berkeley's doctrine of immaterialism, though this word was not used" (Keynes, Bibliography of George Berkeley, p. 3).

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        A JOURNAL or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George FOX

      London, 1709. 2nd Edition . Leather Bound. Fair. 8vo - 8"x5.25. Book Vol II only 2nd Edition, 1709; Vol II only (stated The Second Part); pub&#39;l & printed by J. Sowle; pp 580, 36 table, 8 adver; First Ed. was in 1694 and became the classic text for Quaker study, after the Bible. The 1709 two vol. edition is more complete; Full leather, frt. cover detached. Spine leather cover deteriorated and gone but binding is tight. Hardboards themselves are in good condition, but their leather coverings have deteriorated and much is gone. First page is title pg. and it has a darkened right edge (see pic). Remainder of pages are good, binding is tight and there are two end pages in back; To see picture, click to next;

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        An English-Saxon Homily on the Birthday of St. Gregory. Anciently used in the English-Saxon Church. giving an Account of the Conversion of the English from Paganism to Christianity. Translated into Modern English, with Notes &c

      London: Printed by W.Bowyer, 1709. First edition. Original boards. Rescued and restored. The book was obviously once in worn condition with traces of damp staining in some gutter margins. There are gutter repairs to some openings which have allowed resewing and the book is now sturdily presented.. Collation A4,a4-h4, B4-P4, Q3. pp - Title page, Epistle Dedicatory [8pp] unpaginated, Preface i-lx , half-title/ verso - ALPHABET in Roman and Anglo-Saxon, pp 1-44 English and Anglo-Saxon parallel text of the &#39;Homily&#39; , half-title/verso blank, 2pp &#39;Gulielmus Elstobius Elizabethae Sorori suae carissimae&#39; S.D dated June 1709, 11pp Natale s.Gregorii[p12 blank], half-title AN APPENDIX containing several EPISTLES . . and NOTES . . ./verso blank, 1-49, [6 pp] unpaginated Subscribers&#39; list/ verso blank.& Engraved frontispiece by Simon Gribelin, title vignette, headpieces, tailpieces and engraved initials (most also by Gribelin). The capital &#39;G&#39; on page 1 of &#39;Homily&#39; contains a portrait apparently of Elstob. Elizabeth Elstob 1683-1756, against some opposition, went to live in Oxford with her brother William. She became a scholar and a distinguished linguist. She also wrote "Rudiments of Grammar for the English Tongue . . . " 1712. After the publication of this work she became known as&#39; The Saxon woman.&#39; The long Preface argues for the development of learning by women. She was an aquaintance of Sarah Kirkham Chapone, whose work is also in this list (item 388). A few pages of `a Galaxy of Governesses&#39; (item 391) giver an acount of her life and work.& (Lowndes 1 734. See also "The Cambridge Guide to Women&#39;s Writing in English" page 221 by Lorna Sage).

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        AN ENGLISH-SAXON HOMILY ON THE BIRTH-DAY OF ST. GREGORY: ANCIENTLY USED IN THE ENGLISH- SAXON CHURCH. GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONVERSION OF THE ENGLISH FROM PAGANISM TO CHRISTIANITY. TRANSLATED INTO MODERN ENGLISH, WITH NOTES, &C

      London: Printed by W. Bowyer, 1709.. [10],lx (with misnumbering as per ESTC),[2],44,[4],11,[3],49,[7]pp. Octavo. Extracted from nonce pamphlet volume. Engraved frontis (here bound before Appendix) and engraved vignettes by S. Gribelin. Some foxing, first and last two leaves exhibit some dust soiling and smudging, old tidemark early and late, and scattered elsewhere, early ink ownership initials in lower fore- corner of title; just a sound copy of an interesting and important book. First edition of the second separate (but first substantial) publication by Elstob, a highly significant figure in the development of 18th century Anglo-Saxon studies, and future author of RUDIMENTS OF GRAMMER FOR THE ENGLISH-SAXON, FIRST GIVEN IN ENGLISH (1715). Elstob was as well prominent among feminists of the era, and counted Mary Astell among her circle of friends. The final leaves print a substantial list of subscribers, along with errata. This edition "is a lavishly produced book equipped with copious text-critical and explanatory notes, with a modern English translation facing the Old English text on each page and a lengthy introduction and appendix dealing inter alia with the role and enduring importance of Gregory in the English church. The historiated initial of the modern English translation of Ælfric&#39;s text contains Elizabeth Elstob&#39;s portrait engraved by Simon Gribelin ... Elizabeth Elstob&#39;s scholarly &#156;uvre is on a par with the best work produced in Anglo- Saxon studies at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Moreover, her concept of writing her Old English grammar in English, and of providing her editions with a critical apparatus, introductions, and translations&#151;all in English&#151;at a time when scholarly publications in the field were almost invariably written throughout in Latin, clearly pointed to the future" - DNB. The location of over one hundred copies by ESTC might be taken as demonstrative of the esteem in which Elstob&#39;s text has been held. ESTC T86163. LOWNDES III:734-5. BRUNET II:966.

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        von.

      Anatomes publicae anno MDCCV Stockholmiae habitae lectio tertia. Sive omnipotentis mirabilia circa generationem humanam, publico sermone demonstrata [...] nunc suasu quorundam edita, & valetudinario academiae Upsalensis dicata. Uppsala, typis Wernerianis, 1709. 8:o. Grav. front,(16),1-22,24-28,28-144 s. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Med ett flertal träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Nytt trevligt halvpergamentbd (Johanna Röjgård). Gamla brunstänkta snitt. Några enstaka lagerfläckar. Gammal understrykning och marginalanteckning på s. 81 och 94. Carl Nyréns namnteckning och L. von Horns stpl på titelbladet. Bra ex.. Waller 4878. Varianten med en vers av J. Upmark på baksidan av titelbladet. Frontespisen utförd av J. Spiegelberg. Med en hyllningsvers av J. Linder, adlad Lindestolpe. Utgiven med Lars Robergs hjälp efter de anatomiska föreläsningar över människans reproduktion som Hoorn höll på Södra stadshuset i Stockholm. Ett ibland förekommande porträtt saknas här liksom två extra dedikationsblad

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        Psychroloysia: Or, the History of Cold Bathing; Both Ancient and Modern

      London : Printed by J.B. for Benj. Walford, 1709. Leather Bound. Good. London : Printed by J.B. for Benj. Walford, at the Prince&#39;s Arms in St. Paul&#39;s Church-yard, 1709. [22], 426, [31] p. : 20 cm (8vo) Fully bound in contemporary calf-skin leather. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Upside-down spine label on lowest compartment. Gilt embossed borders and decorative flourishes on boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Rubbing to boards. Light scuffing to spine. Slight cracking to rear board. Personal library bookplate inside front board. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages with minor wrinkling, discoloration. Although one of the most eccentric physicians of his time, John Floyer published a number of works which depict a sensitivity for pure scientific research. As a result of his research on the matter, he became an ardent advocate for hydrotherapy as a means to curing and treating ailments. His lengthy treatise, Psychrolousia, or the History of Cold Bathing, published in 1701-02, is one of many books on the subject that served to support his basic thesis of the benefit of hot and cold baths. He advocated the therapy not only on purely scientific grounds, but he appealed to such irreproachable experts from antiquity as Hippocrates, Celsus, Caelius Aurelianus, and Galen, as well as to contemporary physiologists and English intellectuals. A scarce, well-preserved volume in very good condition.

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        Isaac Littlebury History of Herodotus Vol I

      Edward Castle and Sam Buckley, 1709. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Littlebury, Isaac. The History of Herodotus. Translated from the Greek. 1709 (First?) Edition. Edward Castle and Sam Buckley, 1709. An interesting, antiquarian work about the renowned 5th Century BC Greek historian regarded as the Father of History in Western culture, Herodotus. Volume I of a two volume set. Very scarce, apparent First Edition of this book. Leather spine and tips over marble boards. Boards faded and worn. Spine cracking. Pages browned. Good condition for its age.

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        Secret Memoirs and Manners Of several Persons of Quality Of Both Sexes. From the New Atalantis An Island in the Mediteranean. [With] Memoirs of Europe, Towards the Close of the Eighth Century

      London: Christopher&#39;s Church Yard...... 1709 & 1710. Hardcover. 3 vols. First work 2 vols second edition, 8vo: [ii] vi 246 [4] & [xvi] 272 [4] pp. Bound in contemporary panelled calf with spine labels bearing gilt titles, remains of paper labels at foot of spines, wear to spine ends and corners with some loss of leather from spine ends, joints started and surface wear to leather on upper board of v.2, vol.1 lacking frontis but both vols with separately published &#39;Keys&#39; bound in at rear (these &#39;Keys&#39; detail exactly who Manley&#39;s allegorical text is actually referring to), bookplates to front pastedowns, some light browning/foxing but Keys quite toned, a few marginal notes in ink in second vol. Second Work: 1st edition, 8vo: [xvi] 319, 332-380 [iv]pp. collated and complete despite pagination error, near contemporary panelled calf with spine label bearing gilt titles, a little worn at corners and spine ends, joints rubbed & upper joint just starting from edges, paper label at foot of spine, bookplate on front pastedown, eps browned, text clean and bright, &#39;Key&#39; bound in at rear. , Most of what is known about the English writer Delarivier Manley (1670-1724) is drawn from her own &#39;Adventures of Rivella&#39; (1714) but Manley&#39;s autobiographical writing is often self serving and not entirely reliable. What is known is that after the death of her parents she came under the care of her cousin, the Tory lawyer, John Manley, who would later bigamously marry Delarivier and have a son with her. In 1694, under the protection of Barbara Villiers separated from her husband and it was after this that her writing career really begins. Her &#39;Secret Memoirs...&#39;, a satirical attack on the Whig government and grandees, would lead to her arrest for seditious libel. Her defence was essentially to insist that the work was fiction and that those who felt personally offended must prove that it was their stories she told and in the absence of anyone willing to offer such proof, she was discharged. The success of her &#39;Secret Memoirs...&#39; inspired her to write the continuation &#39;Memoirs of Europe...&#39; but after 1711 she concentrated on political journalism, writing a number of political pamphlets and editing a number of editions of Jonathan Swift&#39;s &#39;Examiner&#39;. In his &#39;Journal to Stella&#39; Swift describes Manley as having &#145;very generous principles for one of her sort; and a great deal of sense and invention; she is about forty, very homely, and very fat&#146;. Throughout the 19th and for much of the 20th centuries Manley was regarded as a scandalous female author undeserving of fame or of even being read. More recently her reputation has been transformed with wider appreciation of her work by students of early 18th century literature and with the recognition of Manley as a proto-feminist author. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        The Works of Virgil: Containing his Pastorals, Georgics and Aeneis; translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden in three volumes; adorned with above a hundred sculptures

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1709. Very Good. The third edition. 3 volumes ([2], 108, 211, [1] p.; [2], 213-545, [1] p.; [2], 549-857, [1] p.; 3 engraved frontispieces (portraits of Dryden), 101 additional leaves of plates; 20 cm. (8vo). Contemporary Cambridge-style calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title and volume number in second compartment of each with gilt-tooled decorations in remaining compartments. Double gilt-rolled borders on boards with floral decoration in corners. Edges have blind-rolled decoration. All page edges speckled red. Title pages in red and black. Volumes 2 and 3 have no edition statement. Paged continuously. Engravings variously signed: M. vander Gucht, AE, and L. du Guernier. Includes Chetwood&#39;s Life of Virgil and Preface to the Pastorals (v. 1, p. 13-100) and Addison&#39;s An Essay on the Georgics (v. 1, 77-92). Neither work is signed. (Cf. D.N.B., 4:210 on Chetwood, and The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 2:1100 on Addison.) ESTC, T64661. Small (3.5 x 3 cm.) dark green leather bookplate of Moncure Biddle on front fixed endpapers with gilt-tooled decoration. The library of Philadelphia investment banker and book collector Moncure Biddle (d. 1956) was sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries in April 1952. In Very Good Condition: edges are rubbed; front joints starting from head of spine on each volume; front boards of vol. 1 and vol. 3 have a few scrapes; pages and plates are clean and bright.&

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        The Spleen, A Pindarique Ode. By a Lady. Together with A Prospect of Death: A Pindarique Essay.

      1709  Octavo A8. 16 pp. This copy is bound in full parchment over boards, with marbled paper paste downs.?The physical disability and psychological perturbations of melancholy were well known to one of the foremost women poets of the eighteenth century, Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea. As a victim of the malady, her description of its effects were firsthand and specific, with none of the generalities born of vague knowledge [...] Lady Winchilsea begins her best-known poem on the subject, ?The Spleen? (1701), by describing the malady as ?Proteus to abus?d Mankind.? No one can find the cause of the affliction, she writes, nor can one ?fix thee to remain in one continued Shape.? By speaking of melancholy in these terms, Lady Winchilsea is echoing the sentiments of contemporary physicians who frequently compared the disease to Proteus, the shape-changing god of the sea, because its manifestations were always changing, continuously shifting from one part of the body to another, while constantly mimicking other diseases. Underlying its various forms, however, was the notion expounded by the Countess and contemporary physicians alike that melancholy was a mixed malady of body and mind, causing the sufferer physical pain and the psychological disorders of anxiety, grief, and fear without cause.? (Melancholy in Anne Finch and Elizabeth Carter, by John F. Sena) ??Spleen? is for Finch both triumph and failure. It is only once the spleen has affected the speaker that she describes her poetry as fallen, decayed failure. But, at the same time, the spleen allows her to assert that she does not wish to be a genteel woman artist, one who makes safe, insipid domestic arts or uncritically draws the monarch?s ?undistinguish?d Face.? ?The Spleen? returns to the overlap of political religious, and emotional failure in its closing lines with a description of Richard Lower, a physician to Charles II who supported the Whigs in the Popish Plot, sinking beneath the weight of the spleen.? (English Women?s Poetry, 1649-1714, by Carol Barash)Foxon F141; ESTC 006421564.

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        L&#39;Ecole Du Monde, Ou Instruction D&#39;un Pere a Un Fils, Touchant La Maniere Dont Il Faut Vivre Dans Le Monde. Divisee En Entretiens. Nouvelle Edition Revue & Corrigee. 6 Volumes in 1

      Amsterdam: Aux Depens De La Compagnie, 1709. ...Three Quarter Vellum, 1,415pp...ADVICE TO YOUNG MEN ABOUT THE WAYS OF THE WORLD...EUSTACHE WAS A POET, AUTHOR OF COMEDIES, TRANSLATOR OF HORACE, JOURNALIST AND SHORT STORY WRITER AS WELL AS AN EXTORTIONIST AND FORGERER. HE WAS IMPRISONED AND BANISHED FROM PARIS...FRONTIS ENGRAVING FOR EACH VOLUME...TITLE VIGNETTES...TITLE PAGES IN RED AND BLACK...FRENCH TEXT...ORIGINAL VELLUM...RED TEXT BLOCK...Vellum lacking on 3 corners. Small ink notations made on first 5 pages of vol. 1. Original boards worn. A VERY SCARCE BUT WONDERFULLY PRESERVED COPY.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Fine. 12mo.

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        Le Livre des Comptes Faits

      Paris - Denis Thierry, 1709 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early accounting handbook by this French mathematician, one of the founders of accounting. A new but very early edition in a lovely original binding. Featuring an illustrated titlepage. In French. Condition: In a full leather binding. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities. Crease to rear board. Rear joint only just starting. Internally, firmly bound and bright. Occasional small spots and ink marks, with light tidemarks to upper margins, barely affecting text. Crossed out ink writing to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        FABLES CHOISIES Mises en Vers. Par M. de la Fontaine. Tome Premier. Contenant la Vie d&#39;Esope, & les I. II. & III. Livres des Fables. Tome Second. Contenant les IV. V. & VI. Livres

      Paris:: Chez Charles Osmont,. 1709.. 12mo. Vol I: a4 2a4 e4 i8 o4 u4 A - S8/4. Vol II: ¹4 A - S8/4 T8. 2 volumes (; [6], 229, [5] pp).. Modern deep brown quarter-goat binding with marbled paper boards. Red edgestain.. Bindings - Fine. Text block - Nr Fine.. La Fontaine, "the greatest of Fabulists" [EB 11th], was not known for steady work and was content to spend most of his life as the pensioner of wealthy patrons. While both feckless & absent minded, he was also of keen intelligence and a poetic genius. . Title page device. Headpieces; tailpieces. 118 copperplate vignettes (one beginning each fable) by Francois Chauveau [1613 - 1676].

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        MEMORIALS Of The ENGLISH AFFAIRS, From the Suppos&#39;d EXPEDITION of Brute to this Island, to the End of the Reign of King JAMES the First. By Sir Bulstrode Whitlocke, Lord Commissioner of the Great Seal, &c. Publish&#39;d from his Original Manuscript, with some Account of his Life and Writings by William Penn, Esq; Governour of Pensylvania. And a Preface by James Welwood, M.D

      London:: Printed for E. Sanger at the Post-House at the Middle Temple-Gate, E. Curll at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, and J. Pemberton at the Golden-Buck against St. DunstanÕs-Church, Fleet-Street,. 1709.. Folio. 13-3/4" x 8-3/8". 1st edition. [6], vii, [1 (blank)], 101, 101* - 112, 112*, 105 - 162, 161 - 164, 167 - 212, 213* - 226*, 213 - 310, [32] pp. Initial imprimatur leaf. Text continuous despite paginatiron irregularities. 31 page Index at rear, with Publisher advert last page.. Period full panelled calf binding. Red speckled edges.. Wear to base of binding&#39;s boards. Joint leather starting. Bookplate. to front paste-down, and period inscription to ffep. Unobtrusive. worming to gutter of last 8 gatherings. An About VG - VG copy.. Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial captial letters.

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        FABLES CHOISIES Mises en Vers. Par M. de la Fontaine. Tome Premier. Contenant la Vie d&#39;Esope, & les I. II. & III. Livres des Fables. Tome Second. Contenant les IV. V. & VI. Livres

      Paris:: Chez Charles Osmont,. 1709.. 12mo. Vol I: a4 2a4 e4 i8 o4 u4 A - S8/4. Vol II: ¹4 A - S8/4 T8. 2 volumes (; [6], 229, [5] pp).. Modern deep brown quarter-goat binding with marbled paper boards. Red edgestain.. Bindings - Fine. Text block - Nr Fine.. La Fontaine, "the greatest of Fabulists" [EB 11th], was not known for steady work and was content to spend most of his life as the pensioner of wealthy patrons. While both feckless & absent minded, he was also of keen intelligence and a poetic genius. . Title page device. Headpieces; tailpieces. 118 copperplate vignettes (one beginning each fable) by Francois Chauveau [1613 - 1676].

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        Britannia Illustrata. Or Views of several of the Queen&#146;s Palaces. As also of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain. Curiously Engraven

      London: Printed by John Hughes for Robert Dodsley 1709. . Folio, engraved title, contents leaf and 79 double page plates, not including Hatfield (no. 24*). Two plates (4 and 29) with skilful repairs and one (49) with a couple of spots plus some repair to the margins of the title page and 5 plates, later armorial bookplate. Overall a good clean copy in 20th century half calf over 19th century marbled boards, some light wear to edges. An excellent collection of birds-eye views. As well as Royal buildings such as Windsor Castle and the Tower of London the great country houses of the nobility include Badminton, Chatsworth, Grimsthorpe and Longleat, with striking depictions of the geometrical perfection of their grounds. First published 1707 with numerous other editions appearing in various formats until the middle of the century. ESTC lists 6 copies of this issue - of two examined, one included the Hatfield plate and one didn&#146;t.

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        Pantheon Augustinianum Sive Elogia Vigorumillustriumm. Ordinis Eremitarum S. P. Augustini; Aera Chronologica Et Crisi Illustrata

      Geneva, 1709, 1709. 1st Edition. (? ) . Damp-stained edges throughout. Minor wear to the title and terminal sheets. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Miscellanea. Hoc est I. Dissertatio de Barometris, & Thermometris, II. Machinae Aritmeticae, eiusque usus Descriptio, III. De Sectionibus Conicis Parallelorum in Horologiis Solaribus Tractatus

      Finely engraved vignette on title & 9 folding engraved plates. 4 p.l., 56 pp. 4to, cont. vellum over boards (a few minor defects to binding). Venice: A. Pavinus, 1709. First edition of Poleni&#39;s first book; it is today a scarce work on the market. It includes dissertations on barometers, thermometers, and conical sections in sundials, as well as an illustrated treatise describing his arithmetical calculating machine. Poleni invented his "pin-wheel" calculating machine after reading about those of Pascal (1645) and Leibniz (1671). He built it out of wood, but destroyed it when he heard that Brauer, a Viennese machine-maker, had presented another calculating machine to the Emperor. This book is therefore the only record of his invention and its illustrations were the basis of IBM (Italia)&#39;s reconstruction of it. "The &#39;pin-wheel&#39; was embodied in a calculating machine which was devised, and constructed in hard wood, by the Italian nobleman, G. Poleni (see his Miscellanea, Venice, 1709). The pin-wheel is a toothed wheel, the number of whose teeth can be varied at will; a simple movement causes 1,2,3...and up to 9 teeth to project; these interact with an equal number of teeth on the cog-wheel controlling the dial whenever the pin-wheel is turned through a complete revolution, and the pointer is moved forward by an equal number of places. Poleni&#39;s mechanism for carrying numbers was somewhat akin to Pascal&#39;s sautoir, but it was operated by suspended weights instead of by springs."­Wolf, II, p. 656. Pin-wheels have the advantage over stepped reckoners of occupying less space. They were employed in the nineteenth century by Thomas, and by the Russian inventor W.T. Odhner, whose calculating machine was later developed into the well-known Brunsviga Calculator. Two of the folding plates depict the whole machine in its supporting frame and the complicated gearing mechanisms at its center. Fine and fresh copy. Early ink stamp "SIP" on title in two places. &#10087; Riccardi, I, 290. .

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        The Golden Spy: or, a Political Journal of the British Nights Entertainments of War and Peace, and Love and Politics: wherein are laid open, the secret miraculous Power and Progress of Gold, in the Courts of Europe. Intermix&#146;d with Delightful Intrigues, Memoirs, Tales, and Adventures, Serious and Comical.

      Printed for J. Woodward and J. Morphew 1709 - FIRST EDITION, mostly rather browned, pp. [xvi], 174 [i.e.176], 145-304, 8vo, fairly recent half calf, minuscule inscription on verso of title &#145;W.S. Ogden, 1885&#146;, sound The &#145;golden spies&#146; are coins endowed with speech in this collection of tales anticipating The Adventures of a Guinea, and very much in the same picaresque, humorous, amorous and scandalous vein. Gildon (1665-1724) &#145;spent five years at the English College in Douai, but did not enter the Roman priesthood as his family had intended. He returned to England, aged nineteen, and two years later went to London, where he spent or was tricked by lawyers out of the greatest part of his paternal estate . Financial need forced Gildon to become a versatile professional writer, producing translations, biographies, essays, plays, verse, fictional letters, tales, and criticism as required. His earliest identifiable work was a flattering History of the Athenian Society (1692), commissioned by John Dunton. Dunton continued to employ Gildon, and in 1705 wrote that he: "is well acquainted with the Languages, and writes with a peculiar Briskness, which the common Hacks can't boast of, in Regard, they want the Life and Spirit, and the same Liberty, and Extent of Genius." Gildon maintained a standard well above the common hacks for some thirty years of copious and varied output. He was received into the company of John Dryden, William Wycherley, and Aphra Behn&#146; (ODNB). (McBurney 44; ESTC T71295)

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        Kurtzer aber doch ausführlicher Extract/ aus denen Böhemischen Stadt-Rechten und Lands-Ordnung/ Neben denen Registern/ dem Alphabeth nach zusammen gezogen/ durch Adam Cramern/ der Zeit Bürgern und Advocaten in der Stadt Plan in Böhmen.,

      Leipzig, Lankisch sel. Erben, 1709 - Mit drei Vignetten und einigen großen Initialen in Holzschnitt, 3 Bll. (Titel, Widmung, Vorrede), 165 Seiten, 2 nn. Seiten (Register). VD17 1:015881L (frühere Ausgabe). Erstmals 1609 erschienenes Werk über die böhmischen Stadtrechte und Landesordnung. Rücken mit zwei größeren Fehlstellen an Kopf und Fuß, Deckel leicht aufgebogen, durchgehend gebräunt und fingerfleckig, insgesamt etwas unfrisch. Noch gutes Exemplar. Sehr selten, kein Exemplar in JB der Auktionspreise, im KVK nur ein Exemplar dieser Ausgabe weltweit in Bibliotheken nachweisbar ! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Kl.-8° (16 x 10 cm), Lederband der Zeit über vier Bünden.

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        Recueil de toutes les reponses du Pere Malebranche, Prestre de l'Oratoire, à Monsieur Arnaud, Docteur de Sorbonne (4 volumes).

      - Chez Michel David, 1709, 4 volumes 100x168 mm environ, (1) f., (9) ff. de titre, avertissement, approbation, privilège, table, 605 pages, (1) f., - (1)., (3) ff., de titres, table et errata, 504 pages, (1) f., - (1) f., (3) ff. de titres, table, 502 pages, (1) f., (1) f., (3) ff. de titres, avertissement, 228 pages, (1) f., reliures plein veau havane moucheté, dos lisses portant titres et tomaisons dorés sur pièces bordeaux, ornés de caissons à fleurons dorés, gardes marbrées, coupes dorées, tranches rouges. Deux coins émoussés, 3 coiffes ébréchées avec début de fente sur les mors, quelques frottements d'usage, rares rousseurs, sinon bon état. Nicolas Malebranche, né à Paris le 5 août 1638 et mort à Paris le 13 octobre 1715, est un philosophe, prêtre oratorien et théologien français, considéré comme un cartésien. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte du Plan de Venise Amsterdam: Fr. Chatelain, 1709

      AMSTERDAM: FR. CHATELAIN, 1709 1709 Incisione in rame (390 X 483) mm alla battuta. Pianta (208x 483) mmm. Carta vergata. Filigrana non rilevata. Pianta acquarellata. Condizioni perfette. Proveniente da "Atlas Historique, ou nouvelle introduction a l'Histoire, a la Chronologie & la Geographie? Avec la dissertations sur l'Histoire ". In alto "Carte du Plan de Venise, l'etat de sa noblesse, et ses differens degrez, avec quelques autres remarques curieuses sur cette superbe ville. Tome 2 N°74". In riquadro in alto a sinistra e in alto a destra informazioni architettoniche generali sul numerodi edifici, etc. In basso, "metà del foglio all'interno della battuta è occupato da un succinto quadro storico della nobiltà cittadina e da un elenco della stessa suddiviso per categorie e disposto in cinque colonne." La pianta, che rappresenta l'intera città compresa Giudecca e Murano, ricorda quella del Merian con degli aggiornamenti.

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