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      London. 1710/13.. Two volumes. 35,[13],448; xxii,[2],560,23pp. Modern half calf and marbled boards, gilt morocco labels. Bookplate on verso of each titlepage, old signature and small ink stamp on each titlepage. Some foxing and light tanning. Overall, good plus. The first collected English treaties. The first volume covers material from 1648 to 1709; the second covers pre-1648 material and new material. This set was the precursor of the much more thorough GENERAL COLLECTION..., published in 1732, which is the major source for early English treaties. This two-volume set contains many treaties of Canadian and American interest, including the important 1670 British title for Hudson straits and bay, and a treaty of July 8, 1670 between Spain and Great Britain to reach a peace in America. Also included are the first and second Grand Alliances; treaties of commerce between England, France, Spain and Holland; and the treaty granting the right of the Crown of England to Hudson's Bay, among many others. First volume only: SABIN 26872. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 710/60.

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        A Comment On The Book of Common-Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, &c. Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David .... The Text of the Whole being Compared and Amended, according to the Sealed Books; And the Psalms Compared with the Translations of the Great Bible. At the End of the Book are Subjoined,The Additional Notes of Bishop Andrews.

      London: R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, T. Goodwin, et al, 1710. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. 10 by 15 inches. Complex collation on verso of e2. [8],xx,[590],71,[5]pp. Contemporary full leather. Spine in 7 compartments with raised bands. Boards decorated in a 'Cambridge' style design. Engraved frontispiece of the author. Ownership note by Henry Jervis dated 1729. Old Seminary bookplate on the front pastedown. Calendar printed in red and black. Published by subscription, and with a list of subscribers at the verso of d1 through the verso of e2. Hinges and edges with neat repairs; wear to the corners and spine tips; else a very good copy. And with occasional 18th marginalia relating to liturgical feasts and family matters of previous owner. ESTC T87379

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        [Works] The First [Second], [Third] Volume of the Works of Mr. William Congreve...

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespear's Head over-against Catherine Street in the Strand. 1710. . First Collected Edition . Large and Thick Paper Copy. 3 vols, 8vo, [24]pp, pps 1-492, [16]pp, pps 509-832, [6]pp, pps 833-1135, contemporary English red morocco gilt with French fillet borders with a small tulip at each corner, the spines fully gilt with small tulips, a saltire cross made of a broken line in each compartment, and a distinctive acorn tool, the title and volume number tooled direct to the leather of the second and third compartments, marbled endpapers, aeg. An unidentified heraldic bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. Signature of "John Fletcher" (no relation - that I know of!) on front fly of vol.1. Very fine condition. The heraldic bookplate, which has so far defied identification, contains a lozenge-shaped shield, denoting a lady, and the motto "Spectamur Agendo", which we take to be a mistake on the part of the engraver for "Spectemur Agendo". This, together with various other similarities, and the supporters, two lions embattled, seems to indicate a member of the family of Boyle, earls of Shannon. ESTC T52950

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      AMSTERDAM, PIERRE MORTIERE s.d. (1710) - LYON, JEAN CERTE, 1685 - Legatura in cartonnage alla rustica, di inizio Settecento, titolo "Recueil de Secrets" e numero di tomo manoscritti ai dorsi. I volume: frontespizio con titolo in rosso e nero, altro frontespizio figurato, 4 pagine non numerate; 424 pagine numerate; 28 pagine non numerate. All'interno, 8 tavole fuori testo incise all'acquaforte su rame. Primo volume sui 2 pubblicati. Una delle opera sul "secretismo" più vasta e interessante: tratta di ricette, medicine, formule segrete, di droghe, cure di bellezza, degli animali etc. Ne vennero  pubblicate diverse edizioni nel corso del XVII e XVIII secolo. II volume: frontespizio ; 46 pagine non numerate; 476 pagine numerate. L'opera, divisa in due parti, venne pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1678. Importante repertorio di rimedi per le più svariate patologie, d'impianto ancora abbastanza alchemico, questo lavoro è una sintesi delle conoscenze chimiche e farmaceutiche medievali arricchite di alcune importanti innovazioni, alla portata della gente comune. Polveri, balsami, unguenti, brodini, decotti, sciroppi, ma anche zuppe, vini e vere e proprie ricette gastronomiche. Poco da invidiare ai più famosi libri di "Secreti", con le loro stravaganti ricette fra la chimica, la farmacia e l'alchimia. Insieme di due opere molto cuirose e interessanti per gli appassionati di "secretismo". Esemplari in discrete condizioni, diffuse ossidazioni e bruniture, in particolare il primo volume, dovute alla scadente qualità della carta. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imp. Francisco de Ochoa., Granada. 1710 - Lomo deteriorado. Anotaciones en guardas. Enc. Pergamino. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00? LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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        Nova et Accurata Normandiae Ducatus Tabula [Rouen]

      1710 - Another wonderfully engraved and original hand-colored map by Dankerts. This map shows the area from St Michel on the west to Dunkirk on the east. The Isle of Wight is shown in Southern England. A very rare map that has not been offered in many years.

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        A vindication of the Church of England : from the aspersions of a late libel intituled, Priestcraft in perfection, &c. BOUND WITH Tindall's 'A second defence of The rights of the Christian church (1708)' and Atterbury's 'Additions to the ... ...first edition of The rights, powers, and privileges of an English Convocation, stated and vindicated : In answer to a late book of Dr. Wake's...

      London : printed by W. B. for R. Wilkin. London : printed for Tho. Bennet Etc., 1710. 1st Edition. Priestcraft in perfection, &c. is by Anthony Collins. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog ESTCT113799. Subjects; Church of England - Early works to 1800. Deism. Grotius. Church of England - Bishops - Temporal power - Early works to 1800. Bound in full, crisp vellum over wooden boards with raised bands; marble papers crudely applied to both panels. A fine copy overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Der Churfürstlichen Residence Hannover Revidirte Feuer-Ordnung. [Georg Ludwig, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg]

      Hannover, Holwein 1710. 19 cm. 61, (3 weiße) Seiten Umschlag - Bircher A 4437 und B 12331 - VD18 10273042 - Vom Bürgermeister und Rat der Stadt Hannover erlassene Feuerordnung vom 12. Juni 1708, von der kurfürstlichen Regierung bestätigt am 14. Oktober 1708. Enthält Feuerschutz-Vorschriften für die verschiedenen Berufe (u. a. Bäcker, Dachdeckerei, Schornsteinfeger, Maurer), Lagerung von brennbaren Materialien, Ausrüstung der Feuerwehr und Gebrauch der Feuerspritzen, Verhalten bei Feuersbrünsten, Feuerwehrübungen, Inspektionen, etc. Angebunden: Von Gottes Gnaden, Georg Ludwig, Hertzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg ... Demnach Wir, behueff zeitiger Dämpffung der in Unserer Residentz-Stadt Hannover entstehenden Feuers-Brünsten, vorjetzo eine Feuer-Ordnung publiciren lassen ... fernere Verfügung zu thun gnädigst gut finden, daß die Garnison, so in gedachter Unser Residence ... gleichfals gute Ordnung halte ... Schwetzingen, 14. Oktober 1708. (8, letzte 2 weiß) Seiten Papierbedingt gebräunt, stellenweise Feuchtigkeitsränder -

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        Carte du Royaume de Danemarc

      Paris: [chez l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Orloge], 1710 [but 1731]. Engraved with period outline colour. Printed on thick laid paper. In very good condition, soiling near the edges, mostly marginal. 20 x 25 3/4 inches. An excellent 18th century map of Denmark by the celebrated French cartographer, Guillaume de L'Isle. Guillaume de L'Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are also invariably elegant and attractive. This map is from an edition of De L'Isle's Atlas de Geographie, which was reissued posthumously from 1730 to 1774. A handsome, concise map of Denmark that includes three former provinces at the southern tip o Sweden. Moreland and Bannister, Antique Maps p. 132; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 395

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        Der Staat von der Kleinen und Grossen Tartarey

      (Halle, Renger, ca. 1710).. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 140 (recte 138) S., 2 Bll. Alter Umschlag. Jantz 1186. - Seltenes Werk über Sibirien und das fernöstliche Russland.

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        Der Thaler-Collection. Erste Abtheilung [Abteilung]. Enthaltend in sechs [6] Scatolen auf 36 Tabellen hundert und acht [108] Stück allerhand Species Reichs-Thaler [Reichsthaler] nebst derselben deutlichen Erklärung

      Hamburg, Christian Liebezeit, 1710.. Octavo (210 x 165mm). Pp. (vi), 96. Plus 36 numbered plates (one loose, apparently added), with about 216 impressions of coins, very finely engraved on copper. Large decorative woodcut initials. Set in Gothic type, manuscript index in contemporary hand to last free endpaper. Hardcover, bound in contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt fleuron stamped in each of the 7 compartments; bit worn, corners rubbed. Browned and occasionally stained in places, else a very good copy displaying fine strikes of plates. - - All published. Peter Ambrosius Lehmann?s (1663-1729) work on German, French, Danish, and Dutch coins. First appeared in 1700. Holzmann & Bohatta. An. Lexicon. Bd. 4. N. 5050. Rare. Not in Lipsius. OCLC lists only 2 copies worldwide, both in Germany (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek; Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Gottingen). KVK adds 2 copies only (IDS Basel Bern; Union Catalogue of Swedish Libraries). No copies in German National Library, Library of Congress, British Library, nor National Library of France. Not listed in British Union Catalog nor French Union Catalog.

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        Het Vervolg van Koning Lodewyk in de Griekse A. tot Delft, Op de Raadvraging van de Koning aan Pluto, over her maken van Vreede of Continueeren van den Oorlog in't Jaar 1710

      Netherlands, 1710. Good. 8 p.; 19 cm. Signatures: A4 (4to). Possibly disbound from a larger volume. No publication information. Not in Worldcat or STCN; not in Knuttel. Intended as a continuation of J.M.G.V. Bouckart's satirical poem "Koning Lodewyk in de Griekse A tot Delft, op het Eyndigen der Campangje 1702" (1702) [Knuttel, 14818]. In this poem the speakers are Louis XIV, the spirit of Abbe Porto-Carero, and Lucifer. An extremely scarce pamphlet from the War of the Spanish Succession. In Good Condition: disbound?; lacking stitching; outer two leaves separating; old dampstaining throughout.

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        Callipædia: or, the art of getting pretty children. In four books. Translated from the original Latin of Claudius Quilletus. By several hands

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintott at the Cross Keys between the Two Temple Gates in Fleetstreet, 1710. First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. Small 8vo: [16],72,[8]pp,complete with all five full-page engravings by Elisha Kirkall (often lacking, as ikn the B.M. copy: Foxon speculates the plates were not ready when the poem was published). Contemporary speckled sheep with a handsome patina, boards framed with a single gilt fillet, spine in six compartments between by raised bands, recent morocco lettering piece gilt. Rubbing and scuffs to boards and spine, joints skillfully repaired, binding now sturdy and secure. Pages generally clean, with the plates in deep, rich impressions. Completely unsophisticated, and charmingly so. Case 253. Foxon O142 & & First Edition in English, the translation of which, from the French, is attributed in subsequent editions to William Oldisworth. First published in Leiden (1655), followed by Latin version (London, 1708). This French abbe Claude Quillet's poem concerns not only raising children but also choosing the right wife, and offers thoughts on marriage, divided into four books: "The First treats of the Nature and Variety of Beauty, and of the Choice of a Wife. The Second, of Marriage and Enjoyment, with Laws and Rules relating to both, from Nature and Astrology. The Third, of Conception, and Imagination. The Fourth and Last, of the Beauty of the Mind, of Education and Virtue, and of the Variety of Climes, Customs, and Manners." 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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        Hamburgum. Hamburg. Kupferstich von 2 Platten von J.Ch. Haffner. Augsburg, um 1710. 23 x 65.5 cm.,

      1710 - Gesamtansicht von der Elbe aus, im Vordergrund 5 Schiffe, im Himmel Banderole, daneben Wappendarstellung. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Hamburgum. Hamburg. Kupferstich von 2 Platten von J.Ch. Haffner. Augsburg, um 1710. 23 x 65.5 cm.

      Gesamtansicht von der Elbe aus, im Vordergrund 5 Schiffe, im Himmel Banderole, daneben Wappendarstellung.

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        Rationarium Temporum

      Leiden: Petrum Van Der Aa. 1710. Hardcover. Very Good. 919 pp., index. Contemporary calf with newer spine; with bookplate of Hieronymi a Munchausen on the inside of the front board. Folding maps throughout. Very Good. By Denis Petau, 1583-1652. Red text blocks. Lightly foxed; bright and unmarked text. Published 1710. Digital images available upon request.

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      T'Antwerpen, By Ignatius Leyssens, 1710 . Gebonden, volleder, 5 nerven, titelvignet en goudopdruk op rug, titelgravure, originele titelpagina, 180 x 235mm., (IV)282(V)pp., 19 emblemen. Bevindt zich in zeer goede staat.

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        Biblia, Das ist die Gantze Heilige Schrift dess Alten und Neuen Testaments. Wie ...von...Luther..zu übersetzen angefangen...Samt einer Vorrede ...Dilherrns

      Nürnberg., Joh. Endters Seel. Sohn und Erben., 1710. 36 x 25 cms, Engraved titleleaf, + (xxv) leaves with Title and Register, + Engraved leaf with Luther and Family, + (v) leaves with Lebens-Beschreibung. + 2 Leaves w. Lebensbeschreibung berühmter Personen. With engraved plate of Adam/Eva, Noah, Abraham, Moses/Aaron. + Altes Testament , 1-1009 p., with engr. plate of the vier grossen Propheten. + engr. plate vier Kleine Propheten + Engr. plate; Das Neue Testament, pages 1010-1160, ( p. 1161-62 missing), 1163-1181, with. Engr. plate; die 4 Evangelisten + Engr. plate; Apostel und Jünger Christi. + Register; (iii) pages. + Confessio; 5 leaves, very defective. .Numerous woodengravings in the text . Early 19th century calf, with 2 clasps. Leaves short cut. Title leaves, engraved plates, numerous leaves w. damage at corners, some old repairs at corners and margins, some leaves re-enforced, wormholes, spots, A VERY USED COPY. KEYWORDS: Biblia

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        Carte Du Congo Et Du Pays Des Cafres

      Grenzkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von G. de L'Isle um 1710. 49.5x63 cm. - Nicht bei Norwich. Unten schmales Rändchen, kleine Papierabrisse an der unteren Randleiste links ergänzt.

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        Hugonis Grotii libri tres de jure belli et pacis, observationibus theologicis, moralibus & politicis illustrati.

      Tübingen, Johann Georg Cotta, 1710. - (14), 738, (30) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit gest. Portraitfrontispiz. (Beigebunden) II: Ders. De concordia imperii et sacerdotii, sive de jure potestatum supremarum circa sacra. Adiecta est dissertatio de simonia Curiae Romanae loco responsi ad P. Jos. Sonnenbergii, Soc. Jesu. Ebd., 1711. (2), 374, (8) SS. Lederband der Zeit auf 3 flach gearbeiteten Bünden mit etwas Rückenvergoldung. 8vo. Zwei theologische Abhandlungen Jägers zu staatsrechtlichen (und, nach heutiger Auffassung, staatskirchenrechtlichen) Problemen, insbesondere sein langer Kommentar zur Grotius' Hauptwerk (das seit 1707 auch auf Deutsch vorlag) in erster Ausgabe, die Beibindung in zweiter. - Der schwäbische Theologe J. W. Jäger (1647-1720), Verfasser einer Dissertation über Spinoza, war seit 1704 Kanzler der Universität Tübingen. Er "verdiente sich seine wissenschaftlichen Lorbeeren vor allem im Kampf gegen mytisch-chiliastische Lehrer wie Madame de Bourignon und P. Poiret, Jakob Böhme, Gottfried Arnold und Johann W. Petersen [.] Jäger lehnte sich an das rationalistische Naturrechtssystem des Hugo Grotius an und verhalf dadurch neuen Ideen zum Eingang in die Tübinger Fakultät" (NDB X, 270). - Einband berieben; oberes Kapital lädiert; Hintergelenk gebrochen. Die Lagen B und C etwas gelockert. Zu Beginn der Beibindung kleiner Randausschnitt (getilgte Marginalie). Selten. Jöcher II, 1828f.

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        The History Of The Life And Acts Of The Most Reverend Father In God, Edmund Grindal, the First Bishop of London, and the Second Archbishop of York Ad Canterbury... to Which is Added an Appendix of Original MSS, Faithfully Transcribed out of the Best Archives

      London: John Hartley. Library spine number else VG internally.. 1710. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio; Later cloth, xviii, 314, 108, [5], lxxiii, [8], 364p. , all blanks present, portrait, indices. **Second pagination is: Origines Britannicae, or the Antiquities of the British Churches, With a Preface Concerning Some Pretended Antiquities Relating to Britain, in Vindication of the Bishop of St. Asaph. By Ed. Stillingfleet. Printed by M. Flesher for Henry Mortlock, 1685, first edition. **Wing S-5615. .

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        Ducatus Wurtenbergici cum Locis limitaneis

      Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von M. Johann Mayer bei J. B. Homann um 1710. 59x49.5 cm. - Sandler, Homann S. 59 - Der rechte der aus 2 Teilen bestehenden großen Württembergkarte mit den östlichen Landesteilen begrenzt durch Langenberg / Jagst, Nördlingen, der Donau von Lauingen bis Riedlingen, Reutlingen, Stuttgart und Heilbronn. Die große Kartusche mit Wappen, Ansicht von Tübingen und allegorischen Figuren. Rechts Wappenleiste mit 38 Stadtwappen und kleine Wappendarstellungen auch im Kartenbild. Unten eingesetzt kleine Sonderkarte (10 x 30 cm) "Sylviae Herciniae sive Martiae pars superior, olim dicta Eremus Helvetiorum, cum Landgraviatu Nellenburg, Princip Comitatu Fürstenberg, Situ Hohentwielae et Civitatibus Sylvestribus", die den Rhein vom Bodensee bis Basel und den Süden Württembergs im Norden bis Sausenberg, Geisingen und Messkirch zeigt. Dekorative Karte in schönem kräftigen Druck.

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        North America corrected from the observations communicated to the Royal Society at London and the Royal Academy at Paris

      [London]: 1710. Engraved map on two sheets joined, hand-coloured in outline. Early manuscript notation in the area of the Caribbean: "The first land discover'd by Colombus 1492". 39 x 27 1/4 inches. An early, rare and important large-scale English map of North America. This decorative map provided the English speaking world with a highly detailed depiction of North America and one of the earliest large-scale English maps of the region. The area covered includes the Hudson's Bay and Arctic regions, as well as the explored portions of the American west. Dedicated to Anthony Hammond, Commissioner in Her Majesty's Navy (whose arms appear on the map below the decorative cartouche), the map incorporates data from Guillaume De L'Isle's landmark mapping of the region (his 'Carte du Mexique et de la Floride' in particular). Senex, however, also made significant improvements to the earlier maps, particularly in his depictions of the Great Lakes region as well as the lower Mississippi delta: the result is probably the most accurate English depiction of its time. There is also much valuable textual information given on the map, including Native American place names, and notes on the discovery of many remote areas, most notably Lahontan's mythical Long River. The present example is an intermediate state between Stevens & Tree A and B; i.e. without John Maxwell's imprint but before the addition of the Bowles imprint. Degrees of Latitude pp.110-113; Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography" 61, in Tooley, The Mapping of America; Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast 495; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 92.

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      Very Good with no dust jacket. ca1750. Manuscript. Oblong folio; 1 pages; Wholly hand written. On thin vellum, curiously cut to resemble a ribbon holding a large and heavy, but partial, wax seal. Few docunebts retain these pendant seals. End of cut with 1 1/2" tear from the weight of the seal, not into contents. Clear rectangular 'Semper via Recta' stamp. Signature clear. The document appoints Sieur de Maillard to the rank of Brigadier General[? ]. . Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774) , known as Louis the Well beloved (Louis le bien aimé) was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1 September 1715 until his death. King's signature matches exemplars. .

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      London: Printed for Nath. Crouch, 1710.. iv,[175],[13]pp. Engraved frontis. Neatly rebound in half antique calf and marbled boards, leather label. Old library stamp on top of titlepage. Slightly cropped, affecting headlines. Otherwise very good. Robert Burton was the pseudonym for author- publisher Nathaniel Crouch. Burton's account of the exploits of Sir Francis Drake was itself mainly cribbed from a work originally published in 1653. His first edition appeared in 1687. Sabin records this as the fifth edition of Burton's version. Although the titlepage is styled "eighth edition," that may have been counting from 1653 or, as Kraus suggests, the second and third editions may never have existed. An important work in the Drake legend, it describes the Nombre de Dios voyage of 1572, the circumnavigation of 1575-77, Drake's defeat of the Armada in 1588, and his final American voyages. "A biography of Drake in chap-book all such chap-book publications, copies are seldom found" - Kraus (commenting on the 1695 edition). SABIN 9500. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 710/30. KRAUS, WORLD ENCOMPASSED 45 (1695 ed).

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        TRAVELS OF THE JESUITS IN ETHIOPIA: Containing I. The Geographical Description of all the Kingdoms, and Provinces of that Empire; the Natural and Political History; the Manners, Customs, and Religion of those people, &c. II. Travels in Arabia Felix, wherein many Things of that Country, not mention’d in other Books of the Nature, are Treated of, as a particular Description of Aden, Meca, and several other Places. III. An Account of the Kingdoms of Combate, Gingiro, Alaba, and Dancali beyond Ethiopia in Africk, never Travelled into by any but the Jesuits, and consequently wholly unknown to us. Illustrated with an exact map of the country, delineated by those Fathers, as is the draught of the true springs and course of the Nile, within Ethiopia, besides other useful cuts

      London: J. Knapton, 1710. First English translation of this very rare work by Tellez. Illustrated with an early folding map of the country, delineated by those Fathers, as is the Drought of the true Springs and Course of the Nile, within Ethiopia. 4to (202 X 162 mm.), bound in calf to style, ruled in blind on upper and lower covers, blind tooled in the corners, the spine with raised bands, lettered in gilt on two red morocco lettering labels, turn-ins decorated in blind. (4), 264, (16) pp. A beautifully preserved copy with the map in excellent order, the text-block clean and the binding very well preserved. VERY RARE. ONLY ONE COPY HAS APPEARED AT AUCTION IN MANY, MANY YEARS. “This work is a summary and digest of all the travelers to Abyssinia including Alvarez, Gregory, Ludolphus, Lobo and the annual letters of the Jesuit fathers from 153-1656.” “Telles' account was a summary of the discoveries made by the Jesuit missionaries from 1520 onwards. The Jesuits penetrated far into Ethiopia and made extensive studies of its language and history, providing Europeans with more information than was available for other parts of Africa at this time.” “This work of Tellez was composed from the memoirs of various missionaries; transmitted to Portugal by Almeida and is remarkably rare.” Leyden II Bibliography.

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        Niewe en nauwkeurige Kaart van het Zuidelyste gedeelte van Spanje genaamt Andalusie

      Amsterdam: , c. 1710. Size: 515 × 610 mm. Copperplate engraving with original hand colour. Slight water staining, and a small repaired tear to upper central fold, otherwise in good condition. A beautiful and map showing southern Andalusia, Gibraltar and Cadiz. This rare map was produced by Joshua and Reiner Ottens in Amsterdam, shortly after Gibraltar was captured by Anglo-Dutch forces in 1704, during The War of Spanish Succession. This fact is mentioned in the boxed map title in the lower left corner. The map shows the region in extraordinary detail, as seen by wonderful renditions of coastal beacons, hills, rivers, castles, towns, roads, churches and the cultivation of local fields.

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        Perspectiva practica, oder Vollständige Anleitung zu der Perspectiv-Reiss-Kunst

      Augsburg: Jeremias Wolff, 1710. First German-language edition and well-preserved copy of the Jesuit’s five-part book on the uses of “practical perspective.” First published in French in 1642 in response to Girard Desargues’ 1636 Manière universelle, in which Desargues advanced a new ‘double-scale’ method of calculating perspective, Dubreuil’s much longer work appeals to the “painters, engravers, architects, goldsmiths, sculptors, embroiderers, tapestry-workers and all others” for whom an understanding of perspective is necessary, emphasizing practicality over what he sees as Desargues’ uselessly theoretical and heterodox approach. His remarks in the introduction that he intends to use clear language and to avoid confusing diagrams are clearly passing shots at the technical complexity of his rival’s work. Along with Pozzo’s treatise, the present work was among the most widely employed by Jesuit (and not just Jesuit) German architects in the early 18th century. Most of the 150 full-page plates provide simple geometrical exercises for rendering columns, entablatures and room interiors, as well as curved surfaces such as casement arches, spiral staircases, and groin-vault ceilings. Similar lessons follow for smaller objects—beds, chairs, swinging cupboard doors—in addition to shadows and human figures. Numerous reissues and translations of the Perspectiva —in France in 1651 and 1663, in England in 1672 and 1698, and the present translation by the Bavarian Jesuit Johann Rembold, a full 70 years after its first printing—suggest that its facility as a reference far outlived its relevance as a polemic. Jean Dubreuil (1602-1670), a Jesuit, lived and worked in Paris. OCLC: Michigan, NYPL, Getty, Penn; also in Vagnetti (EIIIb32).. 4to. [22 x 17.5 cm], (8) ff. including engraved frontispiece and title page, 150 pp. (verso), 150 engraved plates (recto), (5) pp., with five half-title pages not in pagination. Bound in early mottled quarter-calf with blue paper over boards. Handwritten notes on front blank. Light fingersoiling on corner of frontispiece, title and scattered leaves, occasional foxing or spotting. Overall very good, with clear impressions of the plates.

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        De regio Persarum principatu libri tres, post cl. Sylburgii editionem, .... cura et opera J. H. Lederlini

      Straßburg, J. F. Spoor, 1710.. 26 Bll., 800 S., 101 Bll. (Register). HPrgt. d. Zt. Jöcher I, 1386; Ebert 2985. - Erheblich verbesserte und mit einem umfangreichen Register versehene Ausgabe der großen Geschichte Persiens, "davon diejenige Auflage die beste ist, welche Lederlin 1710 zu Straßburg herausgegeben ... König Heinrich III. hielt so viel auf ihn, dass er sagte, es könne sich kein Potentat rühmen, einen so gelehrten Mann zu besitzen, als Brissonius sey" (Jöcher). - Gutes Exemplar!

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        Tabula Mexicae et Floridae, Terrarum Anglicarum, et Anteriorum Americae Insularum; Ite, Cursuum et Circuituum Fluminis Mississippi Dicti

      Amsterdam: [circa 1710]. Copper-engraved map, full period hand-colouring. 20 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches. Highly decorative Dutch derivative of De l'Isle's monumental 1703 mapping: this copy a dark impression with beautiful full period colour. Despite the title, this map covers a large portion of North America, from the Great Lakes in the north, through the Caribbean to Panama in the south, with Delisle's excellent depiction of the Mississippi River Valley. The Southwest shows missions and native villages, including Acoma, as well as Taos, Santa Fe, and Casas Grandes. Schenk has added a vignette off the Pacific coast of Central America, reflecting the wealth of the region with an elaborate sea battle between Spanish and French forces and a scene of buccaneers unloading a treasure chest. The routes of the Spanish galleons are shown throughout the Caribbean. Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest p. 93 and plate 16; Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi West 107; Lowery 198.

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        Perspectiva practica, oder Vollständige Anleitung zu der Perspectiv-Reiss-Kunst

      Jeremias Wolff Augsburg: Jeremias Wolff, 1710. First German-language edition and well-preserved copy of the Jesuit’s five-part book on the uses of “practical perspective.” First published in French in 1642 in response to Girard Desargues’ 1636 Manière universelle, in which Desargues advanced a new ‘double-scale’ method of calculating perspective, Dubreuil’s much longer work appeals to the “painters, engravers, architects, goldsmiths, sculptors, embroiderers, tapestry-workers and all others” for whom an understanding of perspective is necessary, emphasizing practicality over what he sees as Desargues’ uselessly theoretical and heterodox approach. His remarks in the introduction that he intends to use clear language and to avoid confusing diagrams are clearly passing shots at the technical complexity of his rival’s work. Along with Pozzo’s treatise, the present work was among the most widely employed by Jesuit (and not just Jesuit) German architects in the early 18th century. Most of the 150 full-page plates provide simple geometrical exercises for rendering columns, entablatures and room interiors, as well as curved surfaces such as casement arches, spiral staircases, and groin-vault ceilings. Similar lessons follow for smaller objects—beds, chairs, swinging cupboard doors—in addition to shadows and human figures. Numerous reissues and translations of the Perspectiva —in France in 1651 and 1663, in England in 1672 and 1698, and the present translation by the Bavarian Jesuit Johann Rembold, a full 70 years after its first printing—suggest that its facility as a reference far outlived its relevance as a polemic.Jean Dubreuil (1602-1670), a Jesuit, lived and worked in Paris.OCLC: Michigan, NYPL, Getty, Penn; also in Vagnetti (EIIIb32).. 4to. [22 x 17.5 cm], (8) ff. including engraved frontispiece and title page, 150 pp. (verso), 150 engraved plates (recto), (5) pp., with five half-title pages not in pagination. Bound in early mottled quarter-calf with blue paper over boards. Handwritten notes on front blank. Light fingersoiling on corner of frontispiece, title and scattered leaves, occasional foxing or spotting. Overall very good, with clear impressions of the plates.

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        Herrn von Hoffmannswaldau und andrer Deutschen auserlesener und bisher ungedruckter Gedichte

      Frankfurt & Leipzig, Blochberger [1710-1734] bzw. Lpz., Th. Fritsch (4.-6. Tl.).. Mischaufl. 1.-7. Theil. in 3 Bdn. (cplt.). [Hrsg. B. Neukirch, G. Stolle-Leander u. G. Fr. W. Juncker]. I: Titelbl., 20 Bll., 403; II: Tit., 360 (6); III: 360 (4); IV: 353 (11); V: 317 (9) S.; VI: Tit., 7 Bll. (Vorrede), 360 (8) S.; VII: Tit., 3 Bll., 312 S. Pgmt. d. Zt. Goldgepr. Rückentit. Titelbl. in Schwarz u. Rot. Stellenw. gebräunt. Letztes Bl. im 3. Tl. m. Eckabriß u. gering. Textverl. Goed. III, 269,5; Faber du Faur 1345/6; Dünnhaupt II, 1267ff. - Sehr selten komplett. "Diese größte, nach der Zahl der aufgenommenen Gedichte wie der zu Worte kommenden Dichter umfangreichste Sammlung der späten Barock-Lyrik bildet die eigentliche Grundlage unserer einschlägigen Kenntnis ... Das meiste davon ist in diesem Kompendium zum ersten Male gedruckt ... ein prachtvolles, kaum zu überschätzendes Denkmal seiner Epoche" (Kat. Mannheimer). - Theil 1 in der Ausg. 1734; Anderer Theil (d. i. 2. Tl.) 1730; 3. Theil in der Ausg. 1737; 4.-6. Theil in der Ausg. Lpz., Th. Fritsch 1710-1722; 7. Theil in der einzigen und ersten Ausgabe 1727. - Mit Beiträgen von Hofmannswaldau, Neukirch, Lohenstein, Gryphius, Knorr von Rosenroth, Canitz, Günther, Tscherning u.a.

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        Sac. Imperii Romano Germanici Geographica Descriptio. Teutschland Mit Angränzenden Königreich- und Provinzien. Denen Staats- Kriegs- und Gelehrten Personen, Auch Handels- und Reisenden Leuthen zu sonderbahr bequemen Gebrauch in 32. auffeinander zutreffenden Tabellen vorgestellt. Samt einem Vorbericht und Anzeig aller darinn benahmster Königreichen ... Nebst Einem daraus gezogenen kurtzen Entwurff des gantzen Teutschlands ... Register aller vorgekommenen Länder, Flüss, Städt und Orten. Zum drittenmahl augirt und revidirter ausgefertiget. Kupfertitel: S. Imperii Romano Germanici Geographica Descriptio. Teutschland zu bequemen Gebrauch in 32 Geographischen Tabellen vorgestelt. Augspurg. Bey Hans Jerg Bodenehr Kupferstechern

      Augsburg, Lotter um 1710. 18 x 9 cm. Doppelblattgroßer Kupfertitel, (17) Blatt Text, 34 gefaltete Kupferstichkarten (davon 33 grenzkoloriert), 1 gefaltete Kupfertafel, (29) Blatt Text. Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit - Phillips, Atlases 3033, 5250 (vgl.) - VD17 23:315907R (vgl.) - Gedruckt für Gabriel Bodenehr. Hübscher Taschenatlas. Karten: 2 ausfaltbare Übersichtskarten (Deutschland, politische Einteilung und Kartennetz); 32 Detailkarten von Deutschland und den Nachbarstaaten (Gebiet zwischen Südost-England, Ostpreußen, Belgrad, Limousin); Meilen-Vergleichstabelle. Schönes Exemplar, vereinzelt Stockflecken, im Innendeckel Besitzeintrag: "Ex libri Fri' Carolo Altman ... 1719" -

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        The Primer set furth by the kinges maiestie & his clergy, to be taught lerued, and red

      [London]: Reprinted without any alteration, [1710]. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches. 8vo. [168] unnumbered pages. Title page yellowed and chipped at bottom with no loss. First few pages age-toned, other pages bright and clean. U2 and U3 with small losses to lower corners affecting 2 or 3 lines of text with text supplied in neat handwritten facsimile. ESTCN11904. See ESTCS108617 (1546 edition). Half title excised and "reprinted without any alteration" removed from title page. Bound in later full brown calf with "King Henry VIII's Primer" in gilt to spine and light wear to corners and head and tail of spine. A very good copy of the 1710 reprint in 32 lines (scarce in its own right) of the 1546 edition by Grafton altered to give appearance of the even rarer 1546 edition.

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        Sancti Irenaei Episcopis lugdunesis et martyris, Detectionis et eversionis falso cognominatae agnitionis, seu Contra Haereses libri quinque / post Francisci Feuardentii et Joannis Ernesti Grabe recensionem castigati denuo ad MSS. codices Romanos castigati. . . studio & labore Renati Massuet. Gallicanos & Anglicanos, necnon ad antiquiores editiones, & a multis, quibus adhuc scatebant, mendis expurgati

      Parisiis: Joannis Baptistae Coignard. 1710. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Pages are in remarkably near fine condition, with just slight yellowing from age. Contemporary full leather boards are in poor shape, detached but present; leather shedding, and text block split in two at spine at center of book. Can be very effectively rebound. Text in latin, also with parallel Greek text through much of the book. Pagination: clxxviii pp. (praefatio, dissertationes praeviae); [2] 439 pp. (Contra Haereses, appendix, index, etc..), [1] 221 pp. (Variorum Annotationes, index). . ; 40 cm.. Other authors: Grabe, Joannes Ernestus, 1666-1711. Feuardent, François de... Massuet, Renatus. ; Very rare and important work. Saint Irenaeus' main work, Adversus Haereses (Against the Heresies), is as relevant today as it was eighteen hundred years ago. It is a critique of Gnosticism, the `anti-body' heresy, which, far from dying out, continues to flourish as the main threat to the Christian faith in our own day. With serenity and good humor, Irenaeus unfolds the unity of God's purpose in creation and redemption, in Old and New Testaments. The flesh and blood which Gnosticism so despised has been assumed by God in the womb of the Virgin Mary, and glorified in the Resurrection and the Eucharist. "The glory of God gives life; those who see God receive life. Men will therefore see God if they are to live; through the vision of God they become immortal and attain to God himself. God is the source of all activity throughout creation. He cannot be seen or described in his own nature and in all his greatness by any of his creatures. Yet he is certainly not unknown. Through his Word the whole creation learns that there is one God the Father, who holds all things together and gives them their being. As it is written in the Gospel, 'No man has ever seen God, except the only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father; he has revealed him.' From the beginning the Son is the one who teaches us about the Father; he is with the Father from the beginning. The Word revealed God to men and presented men to God. Life in man is the glory of God; the life of man is the vision of God. If the revelation of God through creation gives life to all who live upon the earth, much more does the manifestation of the Father through the Word give life to those who see God." from Against Heresies by Saint Irenaeus... The sending of the Holy Spirit: "When the Lord told his disciples to go and teach all nations and to baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, he conferred on them the power of giving men new life in God. He had promised through the prophets that in these last days he would pour out his Spirit on his servants and handmaids, and that they would prophesy. So when the Son of God became the Son of Man, the Spirit also descended upon him, becoming accustomed in this way to dwelling with the human race, to living in men and to inhabiting God’s creation. The Spirit accomplished the Father’s will in men who had grown old in sin, and gave them new life in Christ. Luke says that the Spirit came down on the disciples at Pentecost, after the Lord’s ascension, with power to open the gates of life to all nations and to make known to them the new covenant. So it was that men of every language joined in singing one song of praise to God, and scattered tribes, restored to unity by the Spirit, were offered to the Father as the first fruits of all the nations. This was why the Lord had promised to send the Advocate: he was to prepare us as an offering to God. Like dry flour, which cannot become one lump of dough, one loaf of bread, without moisture, we who are many could not become one in Christ Jesus without the water that comes down from heaven. And like parched ground, which yields no harvest unless it receives moisture, we who were once like a waterless tree could never have lived and borne fruit without this abundant rainfall from above. Through the baptism that liberates us from change and decay we have become one in body; through the Spirit we have become one in soul. The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and strength, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of God came down upon the Lord, and the Lord in turn gave this Spirit to his Church, sending the Advocate from heaven into all the world into which, according to his own words, the devil too had been cast down like lightning. If we are not to be scorched and made unfruitful, we need the dew of God. Since we have our accuser, we need an Advocate as well. And so the Lord in his pity for man, who had fallen into the hands of brigands, having himself bound up his wounds and left for his care two coins bearing the royal image, entrusted him to the Holy Spirit. Now, through the Spirit, the image and inscription of the Father and the Son have been given to us, and it is our duty to use the coin committed to our charge and make it yield a rich profit for the Lord." From the treatise Against Heresies by Saint Irenaeus, bishop (Lib. 3, 17. 1-3: SC 34, 302-306). He wrote in Greek (then it was quickly translated to Latin), this five volume exposition of Christian truth where the doctrines of the numerous gnostic sects were presented, then contrasted with the teachings of the Apostles and the Holy Scriptures. He intended to "strip the fox" as he stated, removing the veil of secrecy surrounding gnosticism. It was a well circulated set of texts, and did much to vanquish [but not irradicate, as we see gnosticism appear today], gnosticism in the Church of Christ. Irenaeus had the privilege of sitting at the feet of men who had known the Apostles. Of these the one who made the deepest impression on him was St. Polycarp, the venerable bishop of Smyrna. All through his life, he told a friend, he could recall every detail of Polycarp's appearance, his voice, and the very words he used when telling what he had heard from John the Evangelist and others who had seen Jesus. Born c.130 at Asia Minor Died possibly martyred in 202; tomb and relics were destroyed by Calvinists in 1562; Folio; Irenaeus, Saint , c. 125–c. 202, Greek theologian, bishop of Lyons, and Father of the Church. Irenaeus was the bishop of Lugdunum (Lyon) and leading Christian theologian of the 2nd century. Considered the first great Western ecclesiastical writer, he emphasized the unity of the Old and New Testaments, and of Christ's simultaneous human and divine nature. This work Adversus Haereses (Against Heresies), written in about 180, was a refutation of Gnosticism. In the course of his writings Irenaeus advanced the development of an authoritative canon of Scriptures, the creed, and the authority of the episcopal office.Though his exact birth date is unknown, Irenaeus was born of Greek parents in Asia Minor. His own works establish a few biographical points, such as that as a child he heard and saw Polycarp, the last known living connection with the Apostles, in Smyrna, before that aged Christian was martyred in 155. Eusebius of Caesarea also notes that after persecutions in Gaul in 177 Irenaeus succeeded the martyred Pothinus as bishop of Lugdunum. According to Eusebius, who wrote a history of the church in the 4th century, Irenaeus, prior to his becoming bishop, had served as a missionary to southern Gaul and as a peacemaker among the churches of Asia Minor that had been disturbed by heresy. According to tradition, the Apostle John, as a very old man who had "seen the Lord" (i.e., Jesus), lived at Ephesus in the days when Polycarp was young. Thus, there were three generations between Jesus of Nazareth and Irenaeus of southern France. All his known writings are devoted to the conflict with the Gnostics. His principal work consists of five books of this work. Originally written in Greek about 180, Against Heresies is now known in its entirety only in a Latin translation, the date of which is disputed (200 or 400?). A shorter work by Irenaeus, Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching, also written in Greek, is extant only in an Armenian translation probably intended for the instruction of young candidates for Baptism. Irenaeus asserted in a positive manner the validity of the Jewish Bible (the Old Testament), which the Gnostics denied, claiming that it upheld the laws of the Creator God of wrath. Though Irenaeus did not actually refer to two testaments, one old and one new, he prepared the way for this terminology. He asserted the validity of the two testaments at a time when concern for the unity and the difference between the two parts of the Bible was developing. Many works claiming scriptural authority, which included a large number by Gnostics, flourished in the 2nd century; by his attacks on the Gnostics, Irenaeus helped to diminish the importance of such works and to establish a canon of Scriptures. The development of the creed and the office of bishop also can be traced to his conflicts with the Gnostics. The oldest lists of bishops also were countermeasures against the Gnostics, who said that they possessed a secret oral tradition from Jesus himself. Against such statements Irenaeus maintains that the bishops in different cities are known as far back as the Apostles--and none of them was a Gnostic--and that the bishops provided the only safe guide to the interpretation of Scripture. With these lists of bishops the later doctrine of "the apostolic succession" of the bishops could be linked. Even the unique position of authority of the bishop of Rome is emphasized by Irenaeus, though in an obscure passage. .

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        The Works of Plato; translated by Thomas Taylor

      . London: Printed for Thomas Taylor by R. Wilkes... sold by Jeffery and Evans. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST COMPLETE EDITION IN ENGLISH OF PLATO'S WORKS; the enormously influential Thomas Taylor translation. Complete five-volume sets are notoriously rare. "It was through Taylor's translations that the Romantic poets had access to Platonism: they are probably one of the sources of Blake's mythology, as well as his repudiation of the natural science of Bacon and Newton... there is no doubt that Coleridge's acquaintance with Proclus was assisted by Taylor's translation... [In America], R. W. Emerson read Taylor's translations enthusiastically, and Taylor's influence was felt among Emerson's disciples, adepts of 'transcendental philosophy' such as Amos Bronson Alcott, William T. Harris, Thomas M. Johnson, Hiram K. Jones, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson... Emily Dickinson, who was a friend of Higginson, therefore probably owed her Platonism ultimately to Thomas Taylor" (DNB). Taylor's translation was a revision and completion of the work begun by Floyer Syndenham (1710-1787) . The Works of Plato, viz. his Fifty-Five Dialogues, and Twelve Epistles, translated from the Greek; Nine of the Dialogues by the Late Floyer Syndenham, and the Remainder by Thomas Taylor. London: Printed for Thomas Taylor by R. Wilkes... sold by Jeffery and Evans, 1804. Quarto, contemporary marbled boards sympathetically rebacked and recornered. Five volumes. Engraved plate of diagrams.; section titles. Volume I with two leaves remargined and one leaf with significant paper repair (with no loss of text). Occasional foxing but generally text exceptionally clean with wide margins. A very handsome set. RARE.

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        Dialogo... sopra i due Massimi Sistemi del Mondo Tolemaico e Copernicano. Accresciuto di una Lettera dello stesso, non più stampata, e di vari Trattati di più Autori

      Florence [ie. Naples]: np, 1710. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. [17 x 23.5 cm], (6) ff., 458 pp., (15) ff., (1) f. title, 83 (ie 81) pp., including title in red and black with large engraved emblematic vignette. With numerous geometrical illustrations in text. Bound in contemporary [?] stiff vellum with "Galilei Opere Tom. IV" gilt on spine, edges of leaves sprinkled. Three small wormholes and and a few small spots to spine, small dampstain to front cover, hinges a bit weak. Title faintly toned with marginal waterstain to foot, and small cancel replacing early ownership inscription, not affecting text; some very light scattered foxing throughout. A large, clean copy. Excellent Second Italian edition of one of the great landmarks in the history of astronomy and an essential component of any Galileo collection: Galileo's validation of the Copernican heliocentric system for which he was tried before the Inquisition, condemned as a heretic and forced to abjure the theories expressed in this work. The work was omitted from the standard collected edition of the Opera (1656/55) and no Italian language edition was available after the first of 1632. (The work was officially suppressed after Galileo's condemnation in 1633 and first appeared on the Index of prohibited books in 1664.)Presented as an ostensibly objective discussion between advocates of the Ptolemaic-Aristotelian and the Copernican systems trying to win the support of an educated layman, Galileo's Dialogo "displays all the great discoveries in the heavens which the ancients had ignored; it inveighs against the sterility, wilfulness, and ignorance of those who defended their systems; it revels in the simplicity of Copernican thought and, above all, it teaches that the movement of the earth makes sense in philosophy, that is, in physics" (PMM).The volume also includes Galileo's letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany explaining the relation between science and Scripture, the letter to Foscarini on the Copernican theory, the text of the Cardinal's sentence against him and his abjuration. The binding of the present copy, whose spine is gilt with the title "Galilei Opere Tom. IV," was almost certainly commissioned by the publisher or its owner to accompany the three-volume edition of Galileo's collected works (Florence 1718), which was printed WITHOUT the Dialogo and Lettera.. Alla Granduchessa.. A false Florentine imprint, the Neapolitan publisher remains unknown, as do the precise circumstances behind the publication, though it should probably be linked to the waning power of the Church's prohibition in the face of strong commercial interests as well as to the gradual rehabilitation of Galileo in 18th C Italy, evinced, among other events, by the eventual transfer of the astronomer's remains to the family tomb in Santa Croce in the early 1730's.Though there were several intervening Latin translations of the Dialogo, this is only the second appearance of the original text. * Cinti 168; Carli & Favoro 413; PMM 128.

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      A Bourdeaux [i.e., The Hague?]: Chez Jacques l'Aveugle,. 1710. eighteenth-century full calf, front, spine panel and edges tooled in gold, red-speckled edges.. Armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Eden, Bart. affixed to front paste-. down. Shallow chip from crown of spine panel, calf a bit rubbed at. edges, new leather title piece, internally an exceptionally clean,. crisp copy. Rare. (#90749). First edition. The correct first edition (Rosenberg's edition A) with the armillary sphere device on the title page with its base pointing to the left, footnote present on page 77 referring to a plate not present in any surviving copy (the footnote was omitted from other editions when the plate was not produced), and the change to smaller type on page 508. Although the title page is dated 1710, Rosenberg concludes that the book was not published prior to November 1714 and not later than 1717. A landmark in the development of the French voyage novel. "Wrecked on the coast of Australia, James Massey and other survivors explore the interior and discover a fertile, happy valley, free of wars." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 192. "With the single exception of Fénelon's TÉLÉMAQUE, the VOYAGES ET AVANTURES DE JAQUES MASSÉ is as well written as any novel of Extraordinary Voyage in French before 1720 ... Tyssot de Patot is a very gifted writer. He shows both an extensive knowledge of books relating to foreign countries and an acquaintance with all the sciences ... The realistic presentation of the story, in particular the detailed account of the adventurer's camp in the Austral continent, the building of a raft, and the descriptions of plants and trees, may be compared favorably to similar passages in the ROBINSON CRUSOE of later date ... The realism of the setting is based upon a close following of accounts of real travelers, such as Dellon, Tavernier, Mocquet, and Lahontan. There is nothing fantastic, unbelievable or overdrawn in the descriptions of the Austral continent. Tyssot seems to restrain himself consciously in order to write an apparently true story. Indirect criticism by the example of an imaginary and virtuous community is used here as in all the previous novels of the type. The journey to the unknown land is very carefully authenticated, as is the return journey ... Discussions of science and religion are fitted into the adventures much more artistically than in the case of the novels of Foigny and Vairasse ... Voltaire's opinion of the Massé story would argue some appreciable influence on the part of this long forgotten novel. From the point of the history of ideas, the VOYAGES ET AVANTURES DE JAQUES MASSÉ is a very interesting document." - Atkinson, The Extraordinary Voyage in French Literature from 1700 to 1720, pp. [67]- 97. Costes and Altairac, Les Terres Creuses 11. Gibson and Patrick, "Utopias and Dystopias, 1500-1750" in Gibson, St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography (1961) 780. Gove, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pp. 217-9. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1117. Bleiler (1978), p. 135. Reginald 00958. Brunet VI 17326. Rosenberg, Tyssot de Patot and his Work 1655-1738 (1972), pp. 84-5 and 90-3.

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        Les Avantures d'Apollonius de Tyr, par Monsr. Le Br

      Rotterdam: Jean Hofhout, 1710. Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo, 4 x 6.5, 130 pages, bound together with Journal Historique du Siege de la Ville et de la Citadelle de Turin, l'Annee 1706, avec le Veritable Plan, 165 pages. Interestingly, there is a one page advertisement between the two: "Catalogue des livres nouvelles imprimees chez Pierre Mortier. Tightly bound. Full Leather binding is intact, but needs treatment (appropriate oils/leather treatments? mostly on the spine). Pages are foxed, but supple (remarkably well preserved for something that has existed for more than 300 years).

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        The Tryal Of Dr. Henry Sacheverell, Before The House of Peers, For High Crimes and Misdemeanors; Upon An Impeachment

      First Edition by House of Peers, London: 1710. Recently elegantly rebound in light brown calf leather with six raised bands on the spine and a gilt stamped dark brown leather label in one compartment. Pages 253 through 284 show a very light dampness stain to the upper portions of the leaves. Pages 127 through 139 show what may have been a scorch mark (tobacco?) ranging from 1/4" to 3/4" with none of the underlying print rendered illegible. The first 31 pages are uniformly tanned from age as are the rear most two leaves. Despite being a quarto measuring 12 1/4" by 7 3/4" this is referred to as the folio edition printed exclusively for the House of Peers as evidenced by the imprimature (license and authorization to print) dated March 17, 1709/1710 from the House of Peers. 327 pages of text with the pages 77 through 84 misnumbered and lacking a page number on the verso side of those pages. Professionally bound in a style reminiscent of early 18th century binding.

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        La Sainte Bible: Qui Contient L'Ancien et le Nouveau Testament

      Amsterdam - Wetsteins, 1710 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A little French bible from the early 1700s. New Edition, revised and corrected. Presumably from the 1707 edition. With an illustrated title and several illustrations throughout. With the psalms of David and music to the rear. Condition: In a full morocco binding. Externally worn, the backstrip cracked with slight loss and the frontjoint starting. Front hinge is weak, rear slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, strained in places. Remarkably bright and clean for the age of this book. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry With Some Letters to Dr. Lister and Others [&] The Art of Love, in Imitation of Ovid [2 Vols. Bound as 1]

      London, [c. 1710-1712]: For Bernard Lintott, at the Cross Keys Full title page of first volume continues: 'Occasion’d principally by the Title of a Book publish’d by the Doctor, being the Works of Apicius Coelius, Concerning the Soups and Sauces of the Ancients. With an Extract of the greatest Curiositys contain’d in that Book. To which is added, Horace’s Art of Poetry, in Latin. By the Author of the Journey to London. Humbly inscrib’d to the Honourable Beef Steak Club. The Second Edition'. Full title page of second volume continues: 'De Arte Amandi. With a Preface containing the Life of Ovid'. [c. 1712]. Bound in modern half calf, with marbled paper to boards, ribbed spine with gilt title and decoration and red speckling to fore- and bottom edges of pages, two engraved frontispieces. Top edge dark. . Half Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Gucht. 8vo.

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        THE COMPLEAT FENCING-MASTER. ( Scots fencing-master )

      London, W. Taylor, 1710.. in which is fully describ’d all the guards, parades and lessons belonging to the small-sword; as, also the best rules for playing against either Artists or others, with blunts or sharps. Together With Directions how to Behave in Single Combat on Horse-Back: Illustrated with Figures Engraven on Copper-Plates, representing the most necessary Postures. By Sir W. Hope, Kt. and Lieutenant Governor of the Castle of Edinburgh. THIRD EDITION, 1710. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, 12 folding engraved plates, plate 10 used as frontispiece and has been folded on the outer edge, pages: [22],197 [i.e.167], [17], the last page misnumbered 197 should be 167, title page is a cancel, the running title is "The Scots Fencing Master", bound in half leather with marbled covers, gilt title and date to spine, new endpapers, original blank still present which is A1. Spine slightly rubbed, original blank chipped at edges, 1 prelim has small piece missing from margin, not affecting text, 1 page has small hole affecting 2 letters, no loss of meaning, title page has old ink name erased, the frontispiece has a neat repair along the whole fold, some tips of pages turn down and 1 tip missing, first few prelims have some browning, pale age-browning throughout, occasional brown spot, otherwise a very good copy. The plates are smaller than the text pages, this edition is quite scarce but a copy appeared in a sale of rare fencing books at Adams Amsterdam Auctions, which had the same size plates. This edition is a new edition of ’The Scots fencing-master’, first published in 1687 with a new title page. ESTC No. N27837. See Sotheby's, The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Volume 10, page 190, No. 3571; Carl A. Thimm, A Complete Bibliography of Fencing and Duelling, page 138. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        THE TATLER

      1710. Fine. (STEELE, Richard. THE TATLER). THE LUCUBRATIONS OF ISAAC BICKERSTAFF ESQ. London, Charles Lillie and John Morphew, 1710-11. Four volumes. First collected edition. Contains all 271 issues of Richard Steele's witty periodical, with essays and commentary on the life of the day, published from April, 1709 to January, 1711. Among the contributors were Joseph Addison and Jonathan Swift. Steele borrowed the pseudonym "Isaac Bickerstaff" from a literary joke played by Swift. The binder inserted the final issue, in which Steele reveals his true identity, at the beginning of volume IV, rather than at the end. Contemporary blind-panelled calf boards, handsomely rebacked with six gilt panels and raised bands to spine. Some light foxing to volumes I and II, otherwise internally fine; light wear to extremities, and tiny chip to spine head of volume III. First edition of a milestone in the history of the British essay, in a lovely binding.

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        Botanologia. the English Herbal: or History of Plants. Adorned with Exquisite Icons or Figures, of the Most Considerable Species, representing to the life,the true formsof the several plants.. The Whole in an Alphabetical Order.

      London, I. Dawks for H. Rhodes and J. Taylor, 1710. First Edition [6], xxiv, 1296pp, [44]. Full Calf, raised bands, spine in seven panels, morocco title label to second panel, Externally very good, internally lightly browned throughout, , but generally clean. Lacks the 6pp 'Index Morborum' as usual. Engraved frontispiece by Van Der Gucht, title in red and black. "Salmon, William (1644-1713), medical empiric and author . Salmon published Botanologia: the English Herbal in 1710-11, a work later recalled as 'the swan song of the great English herbalists'" (ODNB). Henrey 1308, Pritzel 8018 and Wellcome V:13.

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        Algemeene manier tot het maaken van Zonnewysers op allerley effen vlakken

      Amsterdam,: Johannes Loots,, (1710).. [iv, blank], [viii], 114, [vi], [iv, blank] pp. Small 8vo. (10,5 x 16,5 cm.) 19th century marbled boards (worn), uncut. With 26 folding engraved plates. Bierens de Haan 4400. - Only edition of this uncommon work on the constructions of sundials. The author taught mathematics and astronomy at the Amsterdam Athenaeum. Fine copy of a work that rarely appears on the market. A number of leaves have annotations in the outer margin in a fine contemporary handwriting.

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        Orbis Descriptio; Cum Commentriis Eustathii

      Oxford: E theatro Sheldoniano, 1710 First Sheldonian edition. Contemporary calf with covers paneled in blind, rebacked to style, gilt burgundy morocco label. Octavo. Illustrated with four copper-engraved folding maps. Greek and Latin text on facing pages. The commentary by Eustathius is in Greek only. Some light foxing. Copper-engraved bookplate of the Duke of Sussex on front pastedown. A very good copy. Dionysius Periegetes or Dionysius the Voyager is thought to have been from Alexandria and to have flourished around the time of Hadrian (117-138 C.E.). He is known for this work, describing the habitable world in Greek hexameter in an elegant style. This work was popular, and was often used as a school book. The commentary by Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica (fl. Late 12th century) first appeared in the edition by Robert Estienne in 1547.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Biblia, das ist: Die gantze heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments. Wie solche von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Seel. im Jahr Christi 1522. in unsere Teutsche Mutter-Sprach zu übersetzen angefangen

      Nürnberg: In Verlegung Johann Andreä Endters Seel, Sohn, und Erben, 1710. Folio (39 cm, 15.38"). Frontis., [32] ff., 1181, [1] pp., [11 (-1)] ff.; 1 plt., illus. Aside from its importance in the religious tradition, Luther's translation of the Bible is probably the most important single text for the formation of Modern German. Like other Luther Bibles, this one contains his prefaces to the books of the Bible, including his theologically significant Preface to the Epistle to the Romans. It is also supplemented by the Augsburg Confession, of which, sadly, the last leaf is absent here. In this printing, a fine engraved title-page shows an angel delivering Luther's translation of the Old Testament to a Church still in bondage to the requirements of the old Law. A similar sectional title-page, depicting God the Father, Jesus Christ, and allegorical figures of the sacraments of Baptism and Communion, comes before the New Testament. Six special pairs of leaves, bound in at various places, each offer a first page containing an engraving of biblical figures and three following pages containing their biographies. A woodcut vignette of the unusual triple arms of the city of Nürnberg appears on the title-page; a number of chapters are adorned, at head, with one-third page woodcut illustrations set in neat borders; and the books typically open with typographically appealing two-column "headers." The text is in a handsome and relatively legible fraktur. The size, decoration, and overall composition of the volume, along with its faults (especially the manner in which which pages are worn), suggest a history as a lectern Bible in a Lutheran Church. Binding: This copy is bound in ornately blind-tooled and -stamped alum-tawed sheep over wooden boards, the front cover with three of its original etched corner bosses and with its two etched clasp-catches. (Bosses of back cover no longer present, remnants of clasps.) A martial portrait is centered on each cover; unfortunately these are now so worn that they are no longer identifiable. Perhaps they belong to the electors of Saxony who safeguarded the Lutheran faith in its infancy. Binding as above. Covers abraded and worn, some scraping to back upper board, leather peeling back from fore-edge of front cover and opening at ends of joints, most notably at bottom of front one. Front free endpaper with inked inscription, in German, dated Philadelphia, 1852. Frontispiece with a fore-edge chip (not into image) and tears in from bottom margin and at gutter, with small loss to plate area at bottom inner corner. A number of pages with tears extending into text, a few places with chips to bottom outer corners with loss of words but not of sense. Scattered foxing, with occasional darker small stains. Last leaf (of Confession, NOT Bible) lacking. Despite faults, a grand volume both usable and inspiring.

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        The South Part of Great Britain called England and Wales, Containing all the cities, Market Towns, Boroughs, And whatever Places have ye Elections of Members of Parliament, with ye Names of ye Rivers, Seaports, Sands, Hills, Moors, Forests &c. All ye Great or Post Roads, and principal Cross-Roads &c. With ye Computed Miles from Town to Town, and all ye Post Towns as they are presently regulated by the Postmasters Gen'l. of the General Post House

      London: J. Bowles, T. Bowles, Philip Overton & John King, 1710 [but issued circa 1740]. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, in excellent condition. 25 x 39 1/2 inches. A beautiful, large scale map of England and Wales by one of England's most intriguing cartographers Herman Moll came to London around 1678 from either Holland or Germany. He found work as a cartographical engraver, working for Moses Pitt, among others. By 1688 he had his own shop. Moll had a gift for making interesting friends and these included Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift (he provided maps for Robinson Crusoe and for Gulliver's Travels), William Dampier and Woodes Rogers, explorer/buccaneers and Robert Hooke, the scientist. "The South Part of Great Britain" refers to the constitutional union of England and Scotland that occurred in 1707, which joined the north and south as it were. The map is full of interesting details including roads and distances between towns, which was a relatively new innovation in maps. Cf. Reinhartz, The Cartographer and the Literati-Herman Moll and His Intellectual Circle , pp.18-36

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