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        TUNBRIGIALIA. [OR, THE PLEASURES OF TUNBRIDGE]

      London: 1709 - 8vo. 12 pp. Title page with wood cut coat-of-arms of seven stars. Latin poem in praise of Tunbridge Wells. Late 19th century paper-covered boards. Manuscript title to upper board on printed paper label with decorative border, lettered Biliotheca Cantiana with a similar bookplate of William John Mercer to the front pastedown. A rare item. One of the 'incunabula' of Tunbridge Wells books, there being only a handful of prior publications, all of which are virtually unobtainable. Smith notes in Bibliotheca Cantiana that an edition was published, in Latin and English, in 1705 in Tunbridge Wells. That edition is incredibly rare and the present London imprint of four years later is no less scarce. We have never handled a copy previously. KENT TUNBRIDGE WELLS KENT WEALD GUIDES 18TH CENTURY TOPOGRAPHY TOWNS- KENT

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        Grund-Riss der Schreib-Kunst. Darinnen die richtige Führung der Feder, dero Eigenschaften und Wirkungen: Die üblichsten Schriften samt dero Versal- oder Vorbuchstaben der Lehr-begihrigen lieben Jugend zu Nutz durch eigene Verlegung vorstellet Johann Jacob Spreng, als Schreibm(eister) in Basel.

      Basel, im Selbstverlag (1709).. Quer-4°. Gestochener Titel und 20 gestochene Tafeln. Schlichter Papierumschlag der Zeit.. Doede 121 (nennt 30 Blatt). - Bonacini 1753 - Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung 4863. - Sehr seltenes, von uns im Handel in den letzten Jahrzehnten nicht nachweisbares, populäres Schreibmeisterbuch. - Der aus Würzburg stammende Spreng wirkte von 1692 bis 1741 als Schreib- und Rechnemeister an der 'deutschen Schule' der Münstergemeinde und am Gymnsium. "Bei seinem Rücktritt stellte ihm die Universität als vorgesetzte Behörde des Zeugnis aus "er habe unser Basel das Schreiben gelehret". Der von ihm eingeführt Schrifttypus, der wegen seinner Prägnanz und Zierlichkeit oft gerühtme als "alte Baslerhand" hat sich in den Schule Basel bis gegen die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts behauptet" (aus: Adolf Socin, J.J. Spreng. In Basler Jahrbuch 1893, S. 223). - Doede erwähnt den Namen eines 'Joh. Leonh. Blank Norimb. Sculpsit' auf dem Titel und Blatt 15, was bei unserem Exemplar nicht der Fall ist. - Exemplar mit starken Gebrauchsspuren mit durchgängigem, stellenweise starkem Wasserrand, einigen Randeinrissen und Eselsohren. Die letzten 3 Blätter mit kleinem Papierverlust am unteren Rand. Umschlag fleckig und mit 3 kleinen Löchern. Sehr selten.

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        Histoire du renouvellement de l'academie royale des sciences en M. DC.XCIX et les eloges historiques de tous les academiciens morts depuis ce renouvellement. Avec un discours preliminaire sur l'utilite des Mathematiques & de la Physique.

      Amsterdam, chez Pierre de Coup, Marchand Libraire a cote de la Maison de Ville 1709 (M. DCC.IX) = Frühe Ausgabe!,. Kl.-8°. Ganzledereinbände mit reicher Rücken- u. Kantenvergoldung u. Frotispiz. Zweifarbiger Titelseite. 8, 258; 4, 344 Seiten. Ink. eine Laudation Leibniz (S. 274-333). Zustand: Kapital ein wenig abgegriffen, Einband beschabt u. bestoßen, Innen stockfleckig, insgesamt jedoch gut erhaltenes u. seltenes Exemplar dieser früheren Ausgabe.

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        Oeuvres meslees, publiees sur les manuscrits de l'auteur. Seconde edition, reveue, corrigee & aumentee de la vie de l'auteur. 3 in 1 volume.

      London, Jacob Tonson, 1709.. circa 29,5 x 24 cm. With 3 engraved portraits, several engraved vignettes, together about 1400 pages Contemporary full calf with gilt spine. Brunet V, 39; Tchemerzine V, 601: "(l edition) la plus recherchee de cet auteur". Second, enlarged and corrected edition with now some added comments and a biography of the essayist, philosopher and literary critic Charles de Saint-Evremont (1614-1703), who after being exiled by the young Louis XIV in 1661, spent most of the rest of his life in England, where he is buried in Poets' Corner, Westminster. His work was left to be published posthumously from his manuscripts by his friends P. Silvestre, the author of the preface and Pierre des Maizeaux, who wrote the biography. The portrait by Gunst after Parmentier is repeated as a frontispiece to all three parts. - The first edition appeared in 1705, this second improved and enlarged one is preferred by all bibliographers. - Endpaper with bookplate, title with small inscription and mended tear (no loss). Some browning, some spotting but mostly clean, binding rubbed, gilding to spine somewhat faded but still a decorative volume.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Haimb-Garten zweyen Herren von Augspurg, eines Catholischen, und eines Lutherischen, angestellt uber etwelche Glaubens-Zweiffel, Und In den Druck hervor gegeben Von R.P. Casparo Mändl, der Gesellschafft Jesu, dermahligen Prediger In dem Hoch-ansehlichen Collegiat-Stüfft Bey St. Mauritz.. Mit Titelkupfer und 24 Textkupfer.

      Augsburg: Labhart 1709.. 1 [w.] Bl., 1 Titelkupfer, 3 Bl., 249 S., 1 [w.] Bl. Neuzeitlicher kart.Interimseinband, Kl.-8° [15,5 x 10 cm]. Einband gering berieben und bestossen, Titelblatt bestempelt, papier gelegentlich gering fleckig, ansonsten sauberes und ordentliches Exemplar. Modern wrappers (rubbed & bumbed), titlepage with stamp [Bavarian monestery], occ.minor spotting, nice copy of the first edition of this emblem-book.. Vorliegendes Exemplar die Labhart-Erstausgabe, komplett mit Titelkupfer und allen 24 Textkupfern [F.G.Wolffgang bzw. A.M. Wolffgang], dazu zahlreiche Vignetten.

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        Traitez des Monnaies.

      Paris, Frederic Leonard, 1709.. In-12, pleine basane mouchetee de l'epoque, dos a nerfs orne de compartiments dores, piece de titre de maroquin bordeaux, tranches mouchetees (qqs infimes accrocs), (1) f. blanc, (11) f., 454 p., (1) f. blanc, (3) f. d'additions et corrections, (1) f. blanc, (20) f. de table. Seconde edition en partie originale, augmentee sur les manuscrits conserves dans la famille de l'auteur, de cet ouvrage qualifie de "tres remarquable", pour ses theories precurseurs en matiere de circulation monetaire et de credit (cf. analyse detaillee in P. Harsin, 'Doctrines monetaires et financieres en France', p. 53 sq.). "La premiere edition de ce traite a paru en 1617. Celle de 1709, publiee par les soins de M. Le Verrier, est augmentee de diverses pieces qui lui donnent de l'interet" (Brunet, IV, 849). "Recueil de rapports sur les monnaies presentes par Poullain, conseiller a la Cour des Monnaies, a Sully : 'De la science ou connoissance que doit avoir un conseiller d'Estat au faict des monnoyes' ; 'Que la fabrication de la petite monnoye de cuivre en quantite est tres dangereuse dans un Etat' ; 'Reponse a l'avis de M. Denis Godefroy tendant a empecher le surhaussement de prix de notre ecu, par lequel aussi est fait reponse au chapitre 3 du livre 6 de la Republique de Bodin...' ; 'Du desordre qui regne dans les monnoyes espagnoles, ou est succinctement refutee l'opinion de Bodin et autres, qui voient dans la fabrication des especes de billon la cause du surhaussement du prix des especes d'or et d'argent' " (INED). (Einaudi, 4510. Goldsmiths, 4575. INED, 3650bis. Kress, 2630). Tres bon exemplaire..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
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        Phaeton. Tragedie mise en musique par Feu Mr. de Lully. Seconde edition. Grave par H. de Baussen

      . Paris : A l'Entree de la Porte de l'Academie Royale de Musique au Palais Royal, 1709. - [2] Bl., 211 S. (Particell). Fol. Teilw. in losen Lagen. Einband lose. Ldr. d. Zt. Beschabt (mürbe), Ecken bestossen. Einige Randeinrisse.. RISM L/LL 3003. Variant der 2. Ausgabe gedruckt ohne Das Porträt verso Titel. Prologue und jeder Akt mit hübschem gestochenem Kopfleisten, worin leider von einem zimperlichen Vorbesizer die Nackte Figuren verwischt wurden (weggekratzt von einer Reissnadel) // Unfortunately in 4 of 5 vignettes the naked persons have all been scribed to remove their visible naked bodies.

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        Satyricon quae supersunt. Cum integris doctorum virorum commentariis; & notis Nicolai hensii & Guilielmi Goesii nunc primum editis. Curante Petro Burmanno. Utrecht, G. vande Water 1709. 4°. 19 Bll., 688 S., 2 Bll., 368 S., 58 Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz u. 13 Textkupfer, grüner Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rvg. u. Rtit.

      . . Graesse V, 239 - Schweiger II, 724 - Ebert 16521.- Erste von Burmann herausgegebene Ausgabe mit umfangreicher Kommentarsammlung.- Satyricon oder Satyrikon ist ein nur in Teilen erhaltener, satirischer Roman von Titus Petronius Arbiter (* ca. 14, 66 n. Chr.), er erschien zur Zeit Neros.- Titel mit Namenstempel u. kl. hinterlegter Fehlstelle durch Stempelrasur, leicht gebräunt, wenige Bll. leicht wasserrandig, Ebd. berieben u. bestoßen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Der aus seiner Asche sich wieder schön verjüngende Phönix, oder gantz neuer Albertus Magnus mit seinen curieusen Schrifften so wohl rare und unbekannte Wunder der Natur, als auch die Erzeugung derer Menschen, und Geheimnussen, das Frauenzimmer betreffend, vorstellend. Aus vielen bewährten Authoribus mit grossem Fleiß zusammen getragen. Frankfurt u. Leipzig, Buggel u. Seitz 1725. 5 Bll., 665 S. (recte 635 S.), 12 Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz, alter Prgt.-Manuskriptband.

      . . Vgl. Zachert-Zeidler III, 1201 (E.A. v. 1709) - sonst für mich nicht nachweisbar (u.a. nicht in Wellcome, Osler, Waller u. Blake).- Fünfte Auflage (erstmals 1709 erschienen); in allen Auflagen selten.- Kompilation aus 32 medizinischen Autoren, vor allem von A. Magnus und dessen gynäkologischen Abhandlungen, ferner von Paracelsus, Galenus, Schenk u. a. Mit einigen Kuriosa: Warum Gehängten Haare wachsen, warum Haare bei Schrecken in die Höhe steigen, warum Gift bei manchen schneller und bei manchen langsamer wirkt und warum der Mensch zur Winterzeit einen schlechten Geruch hat.- Etw. braunfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar in einem alten Pergament-Manuskripteinband.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Neu-viel-vermehrte und verbesserte Teutsche Material-Kammer Worinnen nicht allein die meiste und vornehmste fremde Materialien, Specereyen und andere Handels-Wahren, sondern auch die zur Artzney dienliche Vegetabilia, Edelgestein, Mineralien, Metallen und Meer-Gewächse, wo selbige wachsen und herkom[m]en, wie die gute von den schlechten zu erkennen, auch kräfftig und beständig zu erhalten seyn, deutlich und ausführlich, samt einem in Handlungen nutzlichen Teutsch- und Lateinischen Register, oder kurz-verfaßten und vermengten Lexico, über derer fremden und einheimischen Gewächse, Wörter und Nahmen zu finden; Benebenst einer ... Beschreibung des Alaun-Bergwercks, und Zubereitung des Alauns, dann auch wie solcher ... gemacht wird, ... samt noch andern Curiositäten, so deutlich beschrieben worden ... zusammen getragen von Johann Jacob Marxen. Beigebunden (II): Richter, Chr.Fr., Phisicalischer tractat von der raren Conzenille, Leipzig 1703. (III): Roth, Joh. Ph., Lexicon Chirurgicum Seu Nomenclatura Latino-Germanica Ordine Alphabetico posita, Wismar und Leipzig 1707.

      Nürnberg, Zieger 1709.. [28] Bl., 406 S., [73] Bl. Mit Kupferstich-Frontispiz. Titelblatt in Rot- und Schwarzdruck. Zeitgenössisches Ganzpergament mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel (offenbar ein Beiband entnommen und Rücken entsprechend gekürzt). Pergament-Blattweiser. Einband etwas fleckig, auch im Schnitt. Offenbar ein Beiband entnommen und Rücken entsprechend gekürzt. die Pergament-Blattweiser teils ausgerissen mit entsprechenden Fehlstellen im Papierrand. Mäßig gebräunt, stellenweise etwas fleckig.. (I) VD18 10291059. Wellcome IV, 72; Blake 291. (II) VD18 10200061. OCLC 634614264. (III) VD18 11595639. (I) Seltenes pharmakologisches Lexikon mit genauen Erklärungen von Chemikalien, Heilmitteln und -pflanzen, im Anhang ein "Vollkommenes Lexicon, Aller fremd- und einheimischer Materialien, welche sowol in Handlungen als Apothecken geführet und gebrauchet werden". (II) Richter, Christoph Friedrich, Phisicalischer tractat von der raren Conzenille: in welchem nicht allein deroselben Beschaffenheit und Natur untersuchet, auch die davon unrecht gehegte Meynungen widerleget Worden, sondern auch viel merckwurdige Sachen, ihren Namen, Vaterland, wie auch das Gewächse, worauf sie befindlich, ferner, wie sie gewartet und gesamlet Wird, und endlich den unterschied und nutzen derselben betreffend, nebst andern curieusen Dingen enthalten sind, zuerst in Lateinischer Sprache herausgegeben von Christoph Friedrich Richtern, L.M. jetzo aber auf vieles ansuchen guter Freunde ins Teutsche übersetzet. Leipzig: Zu finden bey Christian Emmerichen, 1703. [2] Bl., [1] gefalt. Kupferstich, 72 S. Sehr seltene frühe Monographie über die Cochenille-Schildlaus, die ursprünglich in Zentral- und Südamerika vorkommt und aus deren weiblichen Tieren Karminsäure gewonnen wird, die Grundlage für die Herstellung des Farbstoffs Karmin. Der Handel mit Cochenilleschildläusen reicht in die vorkolumbianische Zeit zurück. Lange besaß Mexiko das Monopol der Cochenille-Produktion. Nach der Loslösung von Spanien wurde insbesondere auf den Kanaren mit der spanischen Zucht der Cochenille-Läuse begonnen und bis heute auf Teneriffa fortgeführt. "The most significant of the discoveries from the New World was what was first described as the berry or fruit of the nopal cactus, as a result being referred to as grana cochinilla or cochineal. When Cortes and his crew landed in Mexico in 1519, he saw Aztec farmers harvesting the 'berries' and was amazed by the colours they achieved using this dyestuff in their clothing. He started shipping cochineal back to Spain and by 1523 had received a decree from King Charles V to send back as much as possible... It was not until the development of the microscope that cochineal could finally be identified by Europeans as an insect". Susan Kay-Williams, The Story of Colour in Textiles (2013), S. 80, die diesen Beweis erst durch Leeuwenhock 1704 erbracht sieht und vorliegendes Werk offenbar nicht kennt. "Cochineal became the second most valuable export from Mexico after silver, and ships laden with the precious cargo became targets for piracy". (a.a.O). (III) Roth, Johann Philipp, Lexicon Chirurgicum Seu Nomenclatura Latino-Germanica Ordine Alphabetico posita. Oder Verzeichniß und Erklährung der üblichsten Kunst-Wörter, Welche in Lesung Deutscher Anatomischer und Chirurgischer Bücher vorkommen: Lateinisch und Deutsch, nach Ordung des Alphabeths eingerichtet / Allen Liebhabern, dieser Edlen Kunst, sonderlich aber denen welche der Lateinischen Sprache nicht kundig, zu Nutz und Dienst zusammen getragen und herauß gegeben von Johann Philipp Rothe E. E. Rahtsherr der Stadt Wißmar Chirurgo. Wißmar und Leipzig, Schmidt 1707. 112 S.

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        Bericht Vom Carls-Bade. Darinn der wahre Ursprung aller warmen Bäder und Sauer-Brunnen aus dem Kiese erwiesen wird. Aus dem Lateinischen ins Teutsche übersetzet.

      Wittenberg: mit Gerdesischen Schriften für Gottfried Freytag in Leipzig und Wolfenbüttel, 1709.. 8 Bl. (das 2. weiß), 300 S., 10 Bl. Register und Nachwort. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rückentitel.. 1. deutsche Ausgabe, selten. - Berger war kursächsischer Leibarzt und ist der erste, der auf das Karlsbader Salz hinweist. - Sein Werk, das über eine reine Bäderbeschreibung hinausgeht, ist für die Geschichte der Mineralogie von großer Bedeutung. Er entwickelt darin seine von der damals allgemein geltenden Auffassung über die Beschaffenheit des Erdinnerern abweichende Ansicht. - Großes gestochenes Wappen-Exlibris im Innendeckel. - Sehr schönes und sauberes Exemplar. - Hirsch-H. I 474; Ferchl 36.

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        Notae in Pomponium Melam. M[anu]s[cri]ptum hollandicum a[nn]i 1709.

      [Netherlands, 1709].. Folio (212 x 325 mm). Latin ms. on paper, with Greek interspersions. 32-37 lines. 207 numbered pages, interleaved. Contemporary marbled half calf with giltstamped labels to gilt spine.. Commentary on Pomponius Mela's famous cosmography. "De chorographia" (also "De situ orbis") is considered the oldest Latin geographical work. The date and location of the manuscript's origin, not found in the text, are taken from the spine labels as quoted above, and are confirmed by the paleographical evidence (clearly a Northern continental hand of the late 17th or early 18th century). The ms. contains no corrections and thus is probably the fair copy from a rough draft. Although numerous similar commentaries were in print at the time (among them several by eminent Dutch scholars such as Isaac Vossius and Jacobus Gronovius), the text of the present notes does not agree with any known printed counterpart and would seem to constitute a unique, purely private enterprise - probably that of a Latin teacher, as Mela's text was popular at Latin schools throughout the early modern period. - Binding slightly rubbed; corners bumped. Paper evenly browned throughout. A well-preserved and well-legible late Baroque classical scholar's manuscript.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Persianische und Ost-Indianische Reis

      Nürnberg, Lochner, 1709.. ... durch das Türkische Gebiet im Jahr 1699. angefangen und 1702. vollendet ... Nebst Beschreibung vieler Orientalischen Völckern, deren Landschafften, Religion, Policeye, Gebräuch, Sitten, Art, Tracht etc. Mit doppelblattgroßem gestochenem Titel, 2 gefalteten Kupferkarten, 8 Kupfertafeln, 4 Blatt, 534 Seiten, 5 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 17 x 10 cm,. Einband berieben und mit reparierter Eckfehlstelle, gestochener Titel mit altem Namenszug, innen gebräunt. Schillinger reiste mit den Jesuitenpatern W. Weber und W. Meyer, die beide die Reise nicht überstanden, über Malta und Cypern nach Syrien, Armenien, Georgien, Persien und Indien.

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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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      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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