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        Miscellaneous Poems and Translation. [Including The Rape of the Lock]

      First Edition. Quarter modern calf with marbled board cover. Cover in VG condition with marbled eps. Contents with neat library stamp on title page and also on pages 211 and 305. Expert repairs to several leaves including title page. 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). 320pp; 24pp, [Pages 353-376]; 8pp adverts. Frontispiece engraving by E Kirkall. Includes the first appearance of Alexander Pope's 'The Rape of the Locke. An Heroi-Comical Poem' [pages 353-376.]. Also contains pieces by Dryden, William Broome, Fenton, Prior, Betterton, Southcott and Phillips. Rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe/ Zaehndorf.

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        An impartial enquiry into the management of the war in Spain : by the ministry at home, and into the conduct of those generals, to whose care the same has been committed abroad. Collected from many original letters and Councils of War ...never Published before. Together with an account of the several embarkations, both of British and Foreign Troops, that have been sent to Spain or Portugal for the Support of the Present War...

      London : printed, and sold by John Morphew, near Stationers-Hall, 1712. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [8],265,139p. ; 19cm. Subjects: Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714 - Finance - Great Britain. Great Britain - History - Anne, 1702-1714. Errata slip mounted verso preface. Anonymous - by Martin Bladen. Sometimes also attributed to Abel Boyer. ESTC citation no. : T117614. Referenced by: Goldsmiths', 4959. Very good copy in the original full, blind-tooled aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-backed with a matching brown leather, gilt-blocked title label. Raised bands. Panel edges somewhat rubbed and worn as with age. Previous owner's inscriptions to ffep. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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        THE OFFERS OF FRANCE EXPLAIN'D

      London: Printed for A. Baldwin, 1712.. [2],26pp. Modern half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt. Titlepage lightly soiled, small worm hole through entire text affecting a few letters, otherwise internally clean. A very good copy. A pamphlet highly critical of offers made by French representatives at the time that the Treaty of Utrecht was being negotiated. The Treaty of Utrecht, signed in 1713, ended the War of the Spanish Succession (also known as Queen Anne's War). In early 1712 the French and British were negotiating bilaterally, each making demands on the other for concessions, including those regarding territory in North America. This tract, intensely critical of the entire proposed treaty, includes critiques of the third and fifth articles which relate to American territories, including Hudson Bay, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland. The author's dissatisfaction with the proposed treaty is expressed in the first paragraph: "If I may judg[e] by myself, 'tis impossible to express the surprize, indignation, and concern, which the offers of France for a general peace must have rais'd in the breast of every true Englishman. Is this the good peace we have been made to expect? Are these the fruits of a successful war? Is this the provision made for the safety of our allies?...This the security for Great Britain? Is this reducing the exorbitant power of France, and preserving the liberty of Europe?" EUROPEAN AMERICANA 712/164. KRESS S2596. GOLDSMITHS 4968.

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        Historia de el Cardenal Don Fray Francisco Ximenez de Zisneros. Traducida en español

      Lyon: En Leon de Francia, por Antonio Briasson, Mercader de Libros, 1712. 4to. menor; retrato a toda plana realizado por Leclec, portada, 626 pp., 11 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época.

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        Apologie pour les grands hommes soupçonnez de magie.

      Pierre Humbert,, Amsterdam, 1712 - Dernière édition où l'on a ajouté quelques remarques. Front.-[18]-470 pp. (petite et pâle mouill. marginale en tête de qqs ff.). # Coumont p. 368 N5.7 ; Guaïta 755-1648 ; Yve-Plessis 1647 ; Caillet III-7923 ; Dorbon 3227 "Il est vraisemblable que l'auteur des remarques est le spirituel libraire hollandais Jean Frédéric Bernard, à qui l'on doit l'"Éloge de l'Enfer". Le frontispice bien conservé est gravé par Lamsfeld. L'auteur cherche à réhabiliter ces grands écrivains, philosophes et savants qui se sont intéressés à l'occultisme, aux sciences astrologiques, mathématiques dont Zoroastre, Orphée, Pythagore, Numa Pompilius, Démocrite, E Rel. de l'ép. : plein veau moucheté, dos fleuronné doré à nerfs et pièce de titre cuir, roul. dorée sur les coupes, tranches jaspées de rouge (rel. lég. us. - BEL EXEMPLAIRE). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera. Interpretaione et notis illustravit Carolus Ruæus, Soc. Jesu, jussu christianissimi regis, ad usum serenissimi Delphini.

      London: J. Tonson, et al. 1712. With engr. frontisp. & 14 plates. (24) + 610 + (60) pp. Contp. full calf, spine rubbed

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        Historia de el Cardenal Don Fray Francisco Ximenez de Zisneros. Traducida en español.

      Lyon: En Leon de Francia, por Antonio Briasson, Mercader de Libros, 1712. - 4to. menor; retrato a toda plana realizado por Leclec, portada, 626 pp., 11 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Joseph. A Poem. In Six Books. With Cuts proper to each Book

      London: Printed for James Knapton..., 1712. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 8vo, 192 x 115 mms., pp. [xii], 179 [180 adverts], engraved frontispiece and 5 other engraved plates (by Kirkall after F. Boitard), contemporary panelled calf; fore-margins of last blank leaves affected by damp with a little loss, last two leaves of text slightly affected by damp but with no loss, front joint slightly cracked, upper rear joint slightly cracked, wear to top and base of spine. Inscribed on upper margin of recto of front free end-paper, "Tho. Bridgemans Book/ the Gift of Mr Webster/ 1728." The history of Joseph as related in Genesis in the Old Testament is one of its most powerful narratives; Rose suggests an analogy between Joseph's life and that of Jesus. Famously, Potiphar's wife, whose name history has never disclosed, tried to seduce him, and on the last occasion, Joseph rushed away, leaving her holding his robe. Rose relates her passion thus: "Not long, howe'er her casual Grief restrains/ Lover's stronger Passion struggling in her Veins./ The friendly Part dismiss'd, her Flame returns, And for her Slave, with other Cause, she mourns. His well-proportion'd Limbs, his manly Grace; His flowing Locks, and his Angelick Face,/ (Guiltless Incentives of her shameless Fault)/ Engage in base Designs her busie Thought./ Of her soft Sex she summons all the Art,/ In equal Ardours to inflame his Heart." Readers unfamiliar with the story will be pleased to hear that she is defeated "in all her lewd Designs"; alas for virtue, Joseph, well, I'm not giving away all the plot, but it's rather a good poem in heroic couplets.

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        Provincia Rhenana Seu Coloniensis

      Kupferstich-Karte aus Joannis à Montecalerio "Chorographica descriptio provinciarum ... Capucinorum". Mailand 1712. 22.5x31.8 cm. - Zeigt die Rheinprovinz des Kapuziner-Ordens, die auch die Gebiete von Hessen, Nordbaden und Franken zwischen Hildesheim, Würzburg, Hagenau / Elsass und Nimwegen umfaßte. Die Städte sind als kleine Ansichten dargestellt. 3 kl. braune Flecke.

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        The Lets and Impediments in Planting and Propagating the Gospel of Christ. A sermon preach'd before the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, at their Anniversary Meeting, in the Parish Church of St Mary-le-Bow, On Friday the 15th of February, 1711/12. With some references relating to matters of fact and an Abstract of the Proceedings of the Society within the year last past. By White Kennet, D.D. Dean of Peterborough, and Chaplain in Ordinary to Her Majesty

      London: printed and sold by Joseph Downing, in Bartholomew Close near West-Smithfield 1712 In-8° broché, couverture d'attente moderne, 52 pages. Brunissures légères dans les marges sinon bel exemplaire de ce rarissime ouvrage des débuts de l'histoire des Etats-Unis. Annual sermons and reports of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701-1845 - - The greater part of the Society's work during the 18th century was concentrated in the American colonies, although work in the West Indies began as early as 1712. Most of these reports refer to pre-revolutionary America and provide first-hand information on its social and political history. (TZ)

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        Leabhar Na Nornaightheadh Ccomhchoitchionn, Agas Mhiniostralachda Na Sacraimeinteadh: Agas Reachdadh Agas Dheasghnh Oile Na Heaglaise [Book of Common Prayer, Irish] [with] Elements of the Irish Language

      Eleanor Everingham, London, 1712. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary paneled calf, worn, front hinge cracked and board loosening, binding still sound otherwise, strengthened at some point with new endpapers. Moderate soiling, foxing, scattered minor stains and a few small but persistent wormholes, occasionally touching and obscuring letters. Well used but complete, with the 3pp Elements of the Irish Language at the rear. 20th century inscription to one endpaper in Irish, old note to last page. Published to aid in the conversion of the Irish. Scarce. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044190. .

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        THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD AND THE NEW NEWLY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES [bound with] THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER [bound with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF THE PSALMS COLLECTED INTO ENGLISH METRE

      London: Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1712. A thick 12mo volume. Each part with its own title page: Common Prayer Printed by Thomas Newcomb dated 1711; Bible with general TP and New Testament TP, both printed by Thomas Newcomb and dated 1712; Whole Book of Psalms printed for the Company of Stationers and dated 1711. A table for the whole numbers of the Psalms and a form of Prayer bound in at the rear. New Testament text ends on Oo12b. (This bible is very similar to Herbert's 924 and 925 but the dates are slightly different and there is no reference to Baskett in this bible.) Contemporary full black polished calf binding with floral gilt decoration to the boards and spine; binding good and strong, gilt now somewhat dulled, rubbing to edges and joints and a few scuffs; leather a little chipped to head/tail of the spine and corners. All edges gilt. Contents clean and tight, original marbled end papers. "Elizabeth Pindor Book Annon domino 1714" inscribed to front blank; the same name decoratively written to the blank opposite the NT title page but spelled "Pinder" and also dated 1714. A few headlines touching top edges, otherwise very good, a few small later signatures. A very good and attractive copy of this scarce edition. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo (9 x 15.5cm).

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        Sächsische Merckwürdigkeiten Oder Vollständige Alte, Mittle und Neue Historie von Sachsen Und dem Durchlauchtigsten Chur und Fürstlichen Hause so dasselbe beherrschet. Leipzig, Moritz Georg Weidmann, 1724. - Beigebunden: Zollmann, Friederich: Historische Untersuchung des Sächsischen gesammten Haupt-Wappens. Jena, Joh. Felix Bielcken, 1723. - Und: Struvius, Burcard Gotthelf: Dissertatio de comitia palatinatus saxonici serenissimae genti communi. Jena, Müller, (1712).

      - 4to. Mit gest. Frontispiz (August der Starke, gest. nach L. Sylvester v. Bernigeroth) u. 2 Vignetten. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 15 Bl., 1134 S., 5 Bl. (2): Mit 2 mehrf gef. Tafel u. 1 Vign. 40 S. (3): Mit 1 Vign. u. 1 figürl. Initiale. 32 S. Pgt. d. Zeit. Blauschnitt. Holzmann-Bohatta III, 4625. - Alle drei Titel als erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Ausführliche Geschichte Sachsens bis auf August den Starken, zusammen mit einer Schrift über das sächsische Wappen (2) (Zedler 63, Sp. 298, Nr. 4) Friedrich Zollmanns (1676-1732) und einer Einleitung zu Vorlesungen im Wintersemester 1712 (3) des Juristen u. Historikers Burkhard Gotthelf Struve (1671-1738) (vgl. ADB 36, 671-676 u. Zedler 40, Sp. 1095ff.). - Einband fleckig, Schadstelle oben am Vordergelenk, Fehlstelle an rechter Kante d. Vorderdeckels u. den ersten 400 S. des Buchblocks (außerhalb d. Textes). Titelbl. an überstehendem Teil unten angerändert, 1 Buchstabe an rechter Kante verlustig. Durchgehend leicht gebräunt, nur vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Bible] De schriftuurlyke geschiedenissen en gelykenissen, van het Oude en Nieuwe Verbond ; vertoonende drie honred zeven en dertig konstige figuuren : verrykt met bybelse verklaaringen en stichtelyke verzen

      Te Amsterdam {Amsterdam]: by de Wed: Arentz, en Kornelis vander Sys, Boekverkoopers in de Beurs-straat, in die drie Raapen,, 1712. Full Calf. Near Fine. Volume I (of II) only, containing Old Testament and Apocrypha. 4to: ([16],379,[5]pp, with engraved title page and 189 half-page copper-engraved vignettes, one to each leaf, by Jan and Caspar Luiken. Finally bound in full mottled calf, spine elaborately gilt in six compartments between raised bands, red morocco lettering piece gilt, covers with central lozenge framed by double fillet with corner tools and ribbon roll surround, edges speckled blue, plain period end papers. Handsome binding, square and tight; end papers creased with fore-edges browned and one closed tear; light finger marks and trivial foxing to text, else an excellent copy, vignettes beautifully printed with strong plate marks. Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 442. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Expugnatio appellationis, vel appellantis a Decreto, & executione Decreti, Eminentissimi Cardinalis Patriarchae Antiocheni. cum Potestate Legati à Latere in Regno Chinarum D. Caroli de Tournon, emanati die 25 Fanuary 1707 / / Per Fr. Augustinum de Caizedo y Valasco.

      Villafranca: 1712 - 4 hojas, 125 pàginas, una hoja blanca. Encuadernación en pergamino de época No en Palau, Cordier, Lust. Primera edición rara. Testimonio del apostolado cristriano en Oriente y en China el cual pertenece a la controversia de los Ritos. El agustino Agustín Caicedo y Velasco (1667-1738), era originario de la ciudad de Bogotá y uno de los primeros escritores colombianos. Llevó una vida pintoresca; sirvió de intermediario con contrabandistas holandeses que compraban tabaco y café en Colombia lo que le valió la amonestación de sus superiores. Decidido partidario del Archiduque en la guerra de sucesión española viajó a Roma hacia 1709 con el fin de conseguir la confirmación de sus derechos como misionero. En 1712 llegó a Curaçao (1715-1738) dçnde fue acusado de ser espía del Archiduque y atacar la fe católica, en esa ciudad ejerció de Prefecto Apostólico realizando una notable tarea como defensor de los negros. La Expugnatio es una impugnación de un decreto del Patriarca de Antioquía, cardenal de Tournon. Rivas Sacconi dice que no sólo no es una impugnación sino una apología del decreto y una refutación de la "apelación contra él intentada".

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        Prudentia apodemica, die Klugheit wohl zu reisen.

      Leipzig, Johann Gottlieb Bauch, 1712. - 48 SS. (Vorgebunden) II: Gruber, Daniel (aut.) / Bernegger, Matthias (praes.). Discursus historico-politicus de peregrinatione studiosorum [.]. [Jena], Samuel Adolf Müller, (1680). 48 SS. (Lagen G-M4). Mod. Kunstlederband mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. 4to. I: Erste Ausgabe der Leipziger Disputation über die rechte Art, die Bildungsreise zu unternehmen. Mit Hinweisen zu Voraussetzungen, Vorbereitungen, speziellen Fingerzeigen für Theologen, Juristen, Philosophen und Staatskundler, Bemerkungen zur Schwerpunktsetzung bei solchen Reisen etc. Der Jurist und Historiker Th. Berger (1683-1773) studierte in Halle und Leipzig, wurde 1712 mit dieser Arbeit Magister "und [las] philosophische und historische Collegia [.] Er führte hierauf verschiedene Junge von Adel auf Reisen, ward 1735 Professor zu Coburg, und 1736 zu Marburg beyder Rechte Doctor" (Jöcher/A.). - II: Erster von zwei Anhängen zur Jenenser "Dissertatio de iure peregrinantium" von Christoph Daniel Klesch (praes. Peter Müller). Die Anhänge wurden auch ohne Kleschs "Dissertatio" (bei unverändertem, folglich mit G beginnendem Lagenschlüssel) als Sammlung vertrieben, möglicherweise auch separat, obwohl das VD 17 keine Einzelausgabe nur eines einzigen Anhangs verzeichnet. Berneggers Abhandlung über Studien- und Bildungsreisen (mit einem längeren "Corollarium" zur Behandlung der Juden) erschien erstmals 1619 in Straßburg als Dissertation und wurde öfter nachgedruckt. - Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig; Titel von I mit kl. Randeinrissen. Aus der Sammlung des schwedischen Literarhistorikers Magnus von Platen (1920-2002) mit eigenh. Namenszug am vorderen Innendeckel und bibliograph. Notizen am fliegenden Vorsatz. I: Jöcher/Adelung I, 1720. II: VD 17, 23:281619Z (32:628020Z) bzw. 23:281627R. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miscellaneous Poems and Translations. By Several Hands / An Essay on Criticism

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys Between the Two Temple Gates in Fleetstreet, 1712. Pp. [8], 322, 321-376, [8[ - adverts, [2], 377-424 (text continuous despite pagination). Engraved frontispiece, contains half-title. Modern, period rebinding in blind-framed full calf, 5 raised bands with gilt and blind compartments, gilt-stamped leather spine label, marbled endpapers. Three previous owner's signatures with dates to front blank, another signature of Anna Hall to B3 or page 5 and again at the final page 424. Occasional light stains to text, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Contains a number of poems by Alexander Pope, including the first printing of "The Rape of the Locke" in two cantos. The whole probably edited by Pope. . Full Leather. Very Good. Octavo.

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        A New Map of Germany, Hungary, Transilvania &c the Suisse

      London., [1712] c1730. 2 sheets joined. Size: 615 x 1020 mm. Copperplate engraving with original outline colour. Some skilful paper restoration to map folds and to worm holes. Very good condition. Herman Moll produced a wonderfully detailed and informative map of the German Empire, highlighting among other things; the route taken, and the battles fought by John Churchill, during his battles and campaigns during the Spanish War of Succession in 1704. Moll dedicates this fine map to him. 'To his Grace Duke of Marlborough, Prince of Mindelheim &c..' Moll features a flattering cartouche depicting him astride his horse crushing his military adversaries beneath him. The top right corner features a large cartouche of 'The General Diet of the Empire or its Parliament, with the order of its different Colleges'. It shows a gathering of princes of the empire, ecclesiastical figures of the empire sitting opposite each other together with and the assorted electors of Germany seated in the background. In the foreground sits a gathering of all the deputies of the towns of The Rhine and of Swabia.

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        MISCELLANEOUS POEMS AND TRANSLATIONS. BY SEVERAL HANDS

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1712.. [8],[5]-320,[2],[355]-376,[8]pp. Octavo. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, with much of the original backstrip laid down. Frontis. Some modest foxing and soiling, short tear in lower margin of C2, but a good to very good copy. First edition. The first appearance of Pope's "The Rape of the Lock" (albeit in the two-canto form), along with six other poems by him, two epitaphs by Dryden, and contributions by Prior, Broome, Fenton, et al. A case has been offered that Pope himself edited the collection. GRIFFITH 6. ROTHSCHILD 1565. MACDONALD 59.

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641. With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, that Contributed There Unto, and the Happy End and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660

      Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1712., 1712. 6 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary full dark brown calf with title label to spines, gilt rule to boards. Abundantly illustrated with copper engraved plates. Content clean. Binding rubbed with occasional chip, boards scratched, spine tips frayed. A good tight set in a worn binding that shows well. 'Clarendon's History of the Rebellion is one of the noblest historical works of the English nation.' Edinburgh Review.

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        Divine Harmony; or a New Collection of Select Anthems, Us'd at Her Majesty's Chappels Royal, Westminster Abbey, St. Pauls, Windsor, Both Universities, Eaton and Most Cathedrals in Her Majesty's Dominions

      London: S. Keble, C. King and J. Hazard, 1712. [8], 104pp, [8], vi, [2]. Full contemporary morocco for Queen Anne, later reback and repairs to corners, raised bands, spine in six panels, with gilt roundel and volutes to each panel, covers with gilt panel, with crowned royal cipher of Queen Anne to the four corners and volute pyramid tool to the middle of each side, in the centre of the front cover in gilt is 'Chapl Royal St James's', a.e.g. with comb and curl marbled endpapers (differing patterns to front and rear). Rubbed to corners with tiny amount of loss to morocco on rear cover, eighteenth century ink inscription of 'Compton Place' to reverse of front marbled endpaper, modern 'Arts Department' ink stamp to reverse of ffep, otherwise internally quite bright and clean. Ruled in red throughout. The anthems include works by Blow, Purcell, Aldrich and Croft himself. Ten locations worldwide on Estc. See BL shelfmark c68b6 for an almost identical example in black morocco. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 12mo.

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        Medicina Statica: Being the Aphorisms of Sanctorius, Translated Into English with Large Explanations

      London: William Newton, 1712. lvi, 312pp, rebound in modern calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, date in gilt to foot of spine, covers bordered with single fillet, with central panel all in blind. Spine slightly faded, covers unevenly faded, slightly rubbed. Internally lightly browned and very slightly foxed throughout, pages of signature X have been repeated, previous owners name to title. Engraved frontispiece and one folding plate. The first edition of Quincy's translation, uncommon. Estc T100344, Wellcome IV:458. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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        Elementa Geographiae Generalis, Triplici Sectione Exposita, I. Praeliminaris naturam & constitutionem, itemque studii istiussara monstrat. II. Doctrinalis assections ejus demonstrat, & III. Artificialis objecti repraesentationem commonstrat. Cum Praestatione, Figuris aeneis, & indice.

      Frankfurt& : Dominicus a Sande, 1712. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. Near Fine. First Edition, in Latin. 16mo (6.5 x 4.25 inches, 162 x 106mm); [14], 476, [38]pp., with a title-page vignettte of galleon in full sail, woodcut head- and tailpieces and historiated initials, and 25 full-page copper engraved plates. Bound in speckled paper-covered boards (scuffed with some loss on the edges, spine, and rear board); all edges speckled red. The binding is tight and solid, the pages and plates all exceptionally clean and bright. An excellent example. OCLC Number: 32075644 The German mathematician, astronomer, and theologian Johann Georg Liebknecht was a member of the Royal Society and correspondent of Leibniz. The present work,divided into three books, is equal parts mathematics, astronomy, geography, surveying, and navigation. Much of the content pertains to the scientific instruments each field employed in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

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        Oldenburg. "Wahrhafftige Contrafactur, Der Gräfflichen Stadt Oldenburgh." Ansicht aus der Vogelschau. Kupfer von P. Bast aus Hamelmann, Oldenburgisch Chronicon 1599

      28x36 cm. - Eckhardt, Elerd, Gäßler Nr. 11; Harms, Oldenburg und das Wasser 10; Gilly, Oldenburg 1712. Frühe Darstellung mit den Befestigungsanlagen, großem Wappen und Windrose.

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        Synopsis Criticorum Aliorumque Scripturae Sacrae Interpretum et Commentatorum

      Francofurti ad Moenum [Frankfurt a.M.]: Typis & Impensis Johannes Philippi Andreae, 1712. Cloth. Very Good. 9 1/2 x 15 3/8 inches. Folio. Vols. 2, 3 and 5 [of 5]. Vol. 2 (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes & Song of Solomon): 2 new & 1 original ffep + )( (2 leaf quire) + A - Llll (6 leaf quires) + 1 original & 2 new rfep. Vol. 3 (Major and Minor Prophets): 2 new ffep + ):( (2 leaf quire) + A - Rrrr (6 leaf quires) + Ssss - Tttt (4 leaf quires) + Uuuuu (6 leaf quire) + 1 original & 2 new rfep. Vol. 5 (Romans through Revelation): 2 new & 2 original ffep + )( (2 leaf quire) + A - Mmmm (6 leaf quires) + Nnnn (2 leaf quire) + 1 original and 2 new endpapers. With ownership inscription of H.N. Pierce. Pages with dampstains, foxing and age-toning. Inner and top margins occasionally a little close and rarely clipped, but margins otherwise nice and wide. Bound in matching later red buckram with gilt title, location and date to spine and new endpapers. Pierce was the first Bishop of Arkansas and one of the clergy deputies to the Meeting of Bishops, Clergymen, and Laymen, of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States at Montgomery, Ala., on July 3-6, 1861, and a member of the committee that drafted the Constitutions and Cannons of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States.

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        Sonatas or Solos for a Flute with a Through Bass for the Harpsicord or Bass Violin... Parte [Prima]. [Score]

      London: J. Walsh... J. Hare. [ca. 1712]. Folio. Modern gray paper-backed textured dark red cloth boards, octagonal paper label lettered in manuscript to upper. 1f. (title), 53 pp. Engraved.& & From the collection of the noted Scottish composer, music editor and collector Alfred Moffat (1863-1950), with his signature and a date of October 12, 1914 to free front endpaper. & & Binding slightly worn. Slightly browned; tears to title repaired; trimmed, just affecting printed area but with no significant loss; early manuscript flourishes to margins of two pages. . Second Edition, first issue, with "her [Queen Anne] Britanick Majesty" in the imprint; a second issue with "his Britanick Majesty" presumably dates from 1714 or later when George I came to the throne. Priestman I, ii (second issue). Smith 429. BUC p. 629. RISM L2713 (not distinguishing between issues). & & "Loeillet de Gant, as he styled himself on all his published compositions, went to Lyons in the service of the archbishop, Paul-François de Neufville de Villeroy, and died there at an early age - before 1729 and probably around 1720... His sonatas are in the Italian style of Corelli and are generally of the sonata da chiesa type... The bass parts are more independent than those of John Loeillet of London, not only in the fugal second movements, where they may play an equal part, but also in the slow movements, where they often have their own rhythmic patterns throughout the movement; his basses often start a movement with two or three bars solo before the recorder enters. Loeillet de Gant had a stronger contrapuntal sense than his two cousins; occasionally his fugal movements have clearly differentiated countersubjects but they lack the skill shown by many of his contemporaries. Unlike John Loeillet, Loeillet de Gant ornamented many of his slow movements in the French manner, with flourishes of demisemiquavers and notes perdues (the ‘little note that does not enter into the bar'." Alec Skempton and Lucy Robinson in Grove online

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        A Correct Map Shewing all Towns, Villages, Roads the Seats of ye Nobility and Gentry, Wth. Whatever else is remarkable within 30 miles of London

      London: Charles Price, 1712. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, printed on laid paper, in excellent condition. 26 ¾ x 39 3/8 inches. A very fine impression of Charles Price's rare map of London and its environs, which became one of the most copied maps in England. Charles Price was a land surveyor and mapmaker, whose maps were nearly all collaborative efforts. After his association with John Senex, he worked with Jeremiah Seller and later George Willdey. During these collaborations he published a number of fine maps, which were all very decorative and extremely detailed. His maps are now extremely rare and are not often found on the market. This is one of the few maps that Price seems to have produced through his own efforts, and it is considered by many to be his finest work. It proved so popular upon publication that it quickly became one of the most pirated maps in England. Henry Overton, George Willdey, Thomas Bowles, Thomas Jefferys, and Laurie and Whittle all printed copies of Price's large London map. Needless to say, the original Price map is by far the rarest and most valuable publication and therefore it is a true collector's item for anyone interested in London maps. With London in the center, the map extends outward for thirty miles in every direction. The course of the river Thames is beautifully plotted and great attention has been paid to the various geographical features of the terrain. The chart is flanked on either side by two long location keys, which list the principle towns, villages, roads, and manor houses. This is a lovely impression of this rare map of London and its environs, and is perhaps the best example of Price's workmanship. Darlington & Howgego, Printed Maps of London circa 1553-1850; 55; Tooley, Dictionary of Mapmakers (1979 ed.), p.518

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        PARAPHRASIS CALDAYCA, en los Cantares de Selomoh; con el Texto Hebrayco, y Ladino, traduzida en lengua Espanola. Song of Songs and Saying of the Fathers)

      En casa, y a costa, de Selomoh Props mércader de libros hebraicos, y españoles,, Amsterdam, Holland 1712 - title within typographic border. A line of Hebrew, inscribed on very top of title page is illegible because the leaf has been partially cut off when the top edge of the book was cropped long ago. The verso of the blank leaf that follows page 134 (the last page) has two inscriptions in ink. The second in Hebrew. Esto libro es de Guedaliá de Moseh Vigeuena, Londres march the 17, 1719/20 & 18 Veadar = 5480 = The translation of the Hebrew inscription is: MiGedalia son of Rabbi Moshe Vinguena, may God save him and protect him. Anno 5472 [= 1712] [pages 71-134 (end) is Pirkey Avot] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cron der Tugend, das ist Kurtze Lebens-Beschreibung Pabsts Pii, diß Nahmens deß Fünfften, auffgenommen auß dem Heiligen Prediger-Orden, und von Clemente dem XI. nunmehro glorwürdigster Regierung, den 22. May dieses 1712. Jahrs in die Zahl der Heiligen canonicè gesetzt.

      Wien, Johann Georg Schlegel, 1712. - (6), 69, (1) SS. Mit doppelseitigem gest. Frontispiz. Pappband der Zeit mit hs. Deckelschildchen. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Farbschnitt. 4to. Einzige Ausgabe dieses überaus seltenen Wiener Drucks aus der Offizin des 1654 in Schwyz geborenen J. G. Schlegel, Vetter seines Gesellen und Universalerben Schwendimann (vgl. ausf. Mayer II, 11). Vita von Papst Pius V. (1504-72) anläßlich seiner Heiligsprechung 1712 durch Clemens XI. - Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas gebräunt; Titel mit kl. Ausschnitten von tektiertem Besitzvermerk. Ecken und Kanten berieben; Rücken lädiert. Das doppelblattgr. Frontispiz zeigt links ein Portrait des Papstes, rechts ein Gebet auf denselben. International nur 2 Exemplare in Bibliotheken nachweisbar (UB Augsburg, BSB München); kein Exemplar in österreichischen Bibliotheken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works Of Dionysius Longinus, On the Sublime: Or, A Treatise Concerning the Sovereign Perfection of Writing. Translated from the Greek. With Remarks on The English Poets By Mr. Welsted

      London: Sam Briscoe, 1712. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 192 [XIV] pages. 19 1/2 x 12 cm. [A4,a4, B -O8] CHEL. Vol. IX, p.188. "Leonard Welsted, a Westminster and Cambridge man, wrote a good deal of verse and , indeed, hardly deserved, though he had provoked it, his place in the "inferno" of THE DUNCAID even as a versifier [earned him Pope's satire, condemnation and lasting enmity]. But his translation of Longinus does not show any mark of dullness, while the original remarks connected with it show that, if he could not exactly produce poetry, he could appreciate it in Spenser and Shakespeare to a degree not common in his day." Early, faint owner inscription on title, text fresh and clean except for light stains, mostly marginal last few leaves -- O1-O8, raised bands, spine label.

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        115 Broadsides Announcing Examinations and Other Academic Events

      1712. [Legal Education]. [University of Louvain]. [115 Broadsides Announcing Examinations and Other Academic Events in the Faculty of Laws]. Louvain, 1712-1794. 115 folio broadsides (17" x 13"). Light toning, some minor stains, flaws, tears or worming, small stab holes to top center margins (for filing), all generally in very good condition, though one broadside has flaws affecting text. 47 broadsides have brief contemporary annotations (usually a note on the examination on verso, some notes relate to legal content). An interesting collection. * Disputations were important events in the early modern university. They functioned as exams, inaugural events and teaching exercises. Our collection offers 115 unlocated broadsides from 18th-century Louvain, mostly from the 1770s, advertising disputations in law. The broadsides list the name of the candidate or speaker, the date of the event and the legal passages and questions that will form the basis of the examination or disputation and the presiding professor or respondent. 46 examples in this collection are the equivalent of present-day bar exams. Two of the broadsides are for theological disputations on law-related subjects and one is a broadside poem in Dutch from 1712 congratulating a law student (one Jan Baptist Coeck) for having passed his exam. 47 items have annotations. Most are notes relating to the event, some are jurisprudential comments. A complete list of the broadsides is available on request.

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        Il Newtonianismo per Le Dame, Ovvero Dialoghi Sopra La Luce e i Colori.Naples: 1737.

      First edition, first issue, of one of the earliest and most influential popularizations of Newtonian science, not just optics (as stated on the title) but the whole system including universal gravitation. "Translated into six languages and published in thirty editions, it served as one of the main channels through which Newtonian ideas reached the general European public (Gjertsen, <i>Newton Handbook</i>, p. 14).<br/><br/> The work takes the form of a series of dialogues with the 'Marchese di E?', in which the two keep up a gallant banter as she is quickly drawn into the romance of science, though as Algarotti warns, in speaking of Descartes, 'The Mathematicians... are said to resemble Lovers. If what you grant them at first be ever so little, they know how to make so good an Advantage of it, as to lead you insensibly further than you ever imagined'. So keen is the Marchese to continue their conversations that when she sees a tiresome sonneteer approaching, she asks Algarotti what to do to fend him off and they agree to talk mathematics until he gives up. And when Algarotti explains universal gravitation, the Marchese muses, 'I cannot help thinking... that this proportion in the Squares of the Distance of Places, or rather of Times, is observed even in Love. Thus after Eight days Absence, Love becomes sixty-four times less than it was the first Day, and according to this Proportion it must soon be entirely obliterated. I fancy there will be found, especially in the present Age, very few Experiments to the contrary'. <br/><br/> The frontispiece shows Algarotti (1712-64) with the Marquise du Chatelet, suggesting that Algarotti originally intended to dedicate the book to her (as she had expected). In the event the dedication was to the old Cartesian Fontenelle, and the frontispiece was not used in later editions. Piazzetta, who with Tiepolo dominated eighteenth-century history painting in Venice, was also widely known for his delightful small secular illustrations for printed books. <br/><br/> The work was issued again later in the same year with the errata corrected, and a second edition appeared in 1739. It was translated into English by the poet Elizabeth Carter, also in 1739, and continued to be published in various languages for the next hundred years (the above quotations are from Carter's version, I, p. 48 and II, p. 170). <br/><br/> Babson 145 (lacking frontispiece); Wallis 194.. 4to (220 x 160 mm) pp. xi, [1], 300, [4: one page of errata, last three blank], including engraved frontispiece by Marco Aloise Pitteri (1702-86) after Giambattista Piazzetta (1682-1754). Contemporary blind-ruled vellum, red speckled edges, black lettering-piece on spine, first and final leaves with some light spotting

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        The Life and Miracles of S. Wenefride; Virgin, Martyr, and Abbess; Patroness of Wales

      [n.p.], 1712. . Third edition, 12mo, (xvi), 177, (3) pp. Frontispiece, contemporary inscription to paste down with a later signature pasted above it. Contemporary panelled sheep, recently rebacked retaining much of the original backstrip, new morocco label, old inked paper label to foot of spine. Scarce. First published by Caxton in 1485 with a second edition appearing in 1635.

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        A CRUISING VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, FIRST TO THE SOUTH- SEAS, THENCE TO THE EAST- INDIES AND HOMEWARDS BY THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. BEGUN IN 1708 AND FINISH&#39;D IN1711

      London: A. Bell, 1712. Rebacked using the old red leather spine label. New endpapers. Title continues, "a journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularly, of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco ship, and other prizes; an account of Alexander Selkirk&#39;s living alone for four years and four months in an island". Covers decorated in blind. Five folding maps, all intact and in fine condition. Woodes Rogers (1679-1732) was an English sea captain and privateer, later the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas. He is best known for rescuing the marooned Alexander Selkirk from Juan Fernandez Island, whose story is believed to have inspired Daniel Defoe to pen "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe". That rescue is documented in this book. 428pp. + 56 page appendix, and an alphabetical index of places. . First Edition. Full Brown Contemporary Calf. Light Wear and Scuffing/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        DE LA MORT.

      - Amsterdam, Pierre Humbert, 1712. 12x20 cm. 262 pages + table. Ouvrage orné de 2 gravures en frontispice. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Tranches rouges. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau moucheté. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Titre sur pièce de maroquin bordeaux. Petites traces de frottement sur la reliure, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Papier bien frais. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Cruising Voyage round the World

      London,: Printed for A. Bell and B. Lintot,, 1712.. Octavo, five folding maps including the frontispiece, old ownership inscription to title page, bookplates; a good copy in old dark calf, rebacked with most of original spine laid down. First edition of one of the classics of British buccaneering, a great adventure story and an important Pacific voyage account which is 'very rare' (Borba de Moraes). Despite its relevance to Dampier, who sailed as pilot on this privateering expedition which crossed the Pacific to Asia, this work was not included in the 1729 collected works, making this an appealing addition for owners of that set (see catalogue number 121).Rogers great success was the capture of the Manila galleon at Puerto Seguro, but he also rescued Alexander Selkirk - the prototype for Robinson Crusoe - from Juan Fernandez Island. Rogers' eye-witness account is rich in stirring adventure and gives a wonderfully atmospheric account of the buccaneering life, not hesitating to show himself as a tough captain controlling an errant crew. Although the cruise amassed tremendous loot, conflict between Rogers' and his men dragged on for years in the courts, and Dampier never lived to see his share, dying in 1715.The work also contains and important early description of California (pp. 279-312). The significant 56-page Appendix, with four folding charts, is sub-titled 'A Description of the Coast, Roads, Harbours, Rocks, Shoals, Islands, Capes, Makings of Land, Courses and Distances, from Acapulco... to the Island of Chiloe... From the best Spanish Manuscripts taken in the South-Sea'. There is mention of this on the title-page too: 'with maps of all the Coast, from the best Spanish Manuscript Draughts...'. For the buccaneers such maps wrenched from the Spanish were as good as treasure and equally to be boasted of.Rogers's account went through four editions, all scarce. This copy originally belonged to Sir James Agnew of Lochnaw, and has his armorial bookplate.Borba de Moraes, p. 744; Cowan, p. 194; Hill, 1479; NMM, Piracy & Privateering, 472; Sabin, 72753; Streeter (Jr.) sale; Wagner, 'Spanish Southwest', 78.

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        A Most Exact Map of Flanders or Austrian Netherlands &c

      London., [1712] c1730. 2 sheets joined. Size: 615 x 1025 mm. Copperplate map with original outline colour. Some skilful paper restoration to map folds and to worm holes. Very good condition. A very detailed and large scale map of what was the Spanish Netherlands, and what is essentially modern day Belgium and most of Luxembourg by the well regarded and gifted cartographer and engraver, Herman Moll. The map shows all towns and villages, abbeys and monasteries throughout the provinces. A very decorative and ornate cartouche is dedicated to &#39;His Grace James Duke of Ormond, Captain General of Her Majesties forces &c..&#39; The right flank of the map shows a (continuation) map of southern Luxembourg, a map depicting all the major roads northwards out of Paris and a &#39;plan of all manner of works used in Fortification, with the method of attack..&#39;

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        Compendium Bullae Cruciatae Lusitaniae Concessae

      1712. Oliveira, Eduard. Compendium Bullae Cruciatae Lusitaniae Concessae. Coimbra: Ex Typographia in Regali Artium Collegio Societatis Jesu, 1712. [xvi], 245, [35] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-3/5"). Contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks and worm holes, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, negligible minor worming to pastedown, endleaves and a few text leaves. Small woodcut Jesuit device to title page and two head-pieces, a few decorated initials and typographical ornaments throughout text. Light toning, early readership marks to margins in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. A rare commentary on the powers and effects in Portugal of a papal bull for a crusade. The book includes discussion of 32 types of criminal activity, whether they can be classified as cases reserved for episcopal jurisdiction and whether a defendant can be absolved with submission to the bull. These crimes include sorcery and invocation of demons, homicide, abortion, clandestine marriage, failure to pay church taxes, sex with non-Christians and cases involving subjection to slavery and the slave trade. Specific notes are given for individual dioceses, including those (160-161) of Bahia (Brazil), pp. 160-61, and Angola, pp. 161-62. The book includes a detailed descriptive index. OCLC locates no copies in North America. Not in Backer-Sommervogel.

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        An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Shakespear: with some letters of criticism to the Spectator

      London: Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys, 1712.. By John Dennis (1657-1734) this is a First Edition of one of the earlier works of Shakespearian criticism. Smaller Octavo, dedication + 66pp + 2pp advertisement. Half bound in dark blue morocco, otherwise a lighter blue crushed morocco, gilt stamped titling and crest to spine, small gilt stamped crests on each board also, marbled endpapers. Neat inscription on ffep by former owner relating to the purchase of the book in 1857. Small faint Birmingham Libraries stamp on title page - see picture. Binding is tight although rubbing to edges and corners otherwise Very Good.

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        VOCABULARIO PORTUGUEZ E LATINO,

      - AULICO, ANATOMICO, ARCHITECTONICO, BELLICO, BOTANICO, Brasilico, Comico, Critico, Dogmatico, Dialectico, Dendrologico, Ecclesiastico, Etymologico, Economico, Florifero, Forense, Fructifero, Geographico, Geometrico, Gnomonico, Hydrographico, Homonymico, Hierologico, Ichtyologico, Indico Isagogico, Laconico, Liturgico, Lithologico, Medico, Musico, Meteorologico, Nautico, Numerico, Neoterico, Ortographico, Optico, Ornithologico, Poetico, Philologico, Pharmaceutico, Quidditativo, Qualitativo, Quantitativo, Syllabico, Theologico, Terapeutico, Technologico, Uranologico, Xenophonico, Zoologico, AUTORIZADO COM EXEMPLOS DOS MELHORES ESCRITORES PORTUGUEZES, E LATINOS PELO PADRE D. RAPHAEL BLUTEAU CLERIGO REGULAR, DOUTOR NA SAGRADA Theologia, Prêgador da Raynha de Inglaterra, Henriqueta Maria de França, & Calificador no Sagrado Tribunal da Inquisiçaõ de Lisboa. COIMBRA No Collegio das Artes da Companhia de JESU Anno de 1712[-13] [vol. I a IV] &#150;LISBOA, NAOFFICINA DE PASCOAL DA SYLVA M.DCCXVI. [1716-21] [vol. V a VIII]. [no final do 8.º volume vem encadernado junto com rosto e paginação própria pelo mesmo impressor:] - DICCIONARIO CASTELLANO, Y PORTUGUEZ PARA FACILITAR A LOS CURIOSOS la noticia de la lengua Latina, com el uso del Vocabulario Portuguez, y Latino, IMPRESSO EN LISBOA Por orden delRey de Portugal D. JUAN V. PRECEDE A DICHO DICCIONARIO, un discurso intitulado, Prosopopeia del idioma Portuguez, a su hermana la Lingua Castellana Y a este discurso se sigue una tabla de Palabras Portuguezas, mas remotas del idioma Castellano. AUTHOR D. RAPHAEL BLUTEAU. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, Imprenta de PASCOAL DA SYLVA. M. DCCXXI. [1721 [seguem-se os volumes 9º e 10º que são o] SUPPLEMENTO AO VOCABULARIO PORTUGUEZ, E LATINO, QUE ACABOU DE SAHIR A LUZ, ANNO DE M.DCC.XXI, [1721] LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, [vol. I aliás IX] Na Officina de JOSEPH ANTONIO DA SYLVA. M.DCC.XXVII. [1727]. [vol. II aliás X] LISBOA OCCINDENTAL, NA PATRIARCAL OFFICINA DA MUSICA. Anno de M.DCC.XXVIII. [1728]. In fólio de 28,5x20 cm. 10 volumes com (cxiv)-698 [aliás 666], (ii)-216-654 [aliás 646], (xii)-319-407, (xii)-243-164-91-237, (xxviii)-778, (viii)-839, (iv)-824, (xii)-652-(iv)-189, (cxxxii)-568 e (iv)-325-(vi)-592 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele com nervos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Exemplar com os dois últimos volumes (referentes ao suplemento) com a encadernação ligeiramente diferentes dos restantes, como é costume nos exemplares, devido ao grande lapso de tempo (1712-1728) entre a publicação dos mesmos. As folhas de rostos são impressas a duas cores com excepção do Dicionário Castelhano e Latino, que é a negro. Obra impressa até ao 4º volume no Colégio das Artes da Companhia de Jesus, sendo os seguintes, até ao 8º da Oficina de Pascoal da Silva, incluindo o Dicionário Castelhano e Português. Os 2 volumes do Suplemento ao Vocabulário Português e Latino foram impressos na Oficina de José António da Silva. Obra-prima da língua e cultura portuguesa, monumental repositório filológico e colossal empresa tipográfica, única entre nós, nunca foi reeditada. Magnifico exemplar com grande sonoridade do papel. Brunet 1, 367. Azevedo Samodães 1, 427. Inocêncio VII, 42. "D. RAPHAEL BLUTEAU, Clerigo regular Theatino, excluido por Barbosa da Bibl. Lus. em sua qualidade de estrangeiro. - N. em Londres, a 4 de Dezembro do 1638, de paes francezes. Aos seis annos de edade, no de 1644 sahiu de Inglaterra para França, na companhia de sua mãe, fugindo ás turbações e alvorotos que assolaram aquelle reino depois da tragica morte de Carlos I. Começando a desenvolver se n'elle o talento e paixão pelos estudos, juntamente com o desejo de seguir a vida religiosa, depois de cursar humanidades em París, e doutorar se em Roma nas sciencias theologicas, vestiu a roupeta de clerigo regular em 29 de Agosto de 1661. Tinha já adquirido boa nomeada em França como prégador, quando por obediencia ao Geral da ordem veiu em 1668 para Portugal, onde a sua religião dera entrada quinze ou vinte annos antes.

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        Chirurgische Operationes Oder: Außführlicher Unterricht Zur Wund-Artzney mit Vielen und zum Theil gantz neu-inventirt-Chirurgischen Instrumenten, auch sonsten denen Chirurgis zu wissen nöthigen Sachen, in Kupffer sehr deutlich fürgebildet. Auß dem Frantzösischen übersetzt von Selintes [= Christian Weissbach]

      Augsburg, Kühtz 1712. 18 cm. Gestochenes Porträt des Autors von Balthasar Vogel, (20), 884, (26) Seiten und 62 Kupfertafeln (Tafel 7 als Faksimile auf altem Papier). Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rsch. - Hirsch / Hübotter II, 274 - Garrison / M. 5575 (franz. EA) - Waller 2473 (Ausg. 1722) - Jöcher IV, 1867 (Weisbach) - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des berühmten Handbuchs "Cours d&#39;operations de chirurgie". Ludwig XIV. bestellte Dionis 1680 zum königlichen Leibarzt. "Dionis taught operative surgery at the Jardin-du-Roi, Paris, a famous training ground for surgeons" (Garrison-M). Der Arzt Christian Weissbach (1684 Schnarsleben b. Magdeburg - 1715 Düsseldorf) übersetzte außer diesem mehrere Werke zu den Themen Medizin, Psychiatrie, Hexen etc. aus dem Englischen und Französichen. - Die Tafeln zeigen überwiegend chirurgische Instrumente und Hilfsmittel für die jeweils beschriebenen Operationen. An 8 Blatt ab S. 741 ist der weiße Rand unten 1 x 6 cm. beschädtigt, jedoch ohne Textverlust. -

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        Ovid&#146;s art of love. In three books. Translated by Mr. Dryden, Mr. Congreve, &c. Together with the remedy of love. To which are added, the court of love. A tale from Chaucer. And the history of love. Adorn&#146;d with cuts

      London: printed for J. Tonson; and sold by W. Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row, , 1712. Full Calf. Near Fine. 8vo: [8]174,179-482[pagination irregular but text continuous]pp, with frontispiece and six further copper-engraved plates by Guernier. The History of Love, by Charles Hopkins, with separate title page dated 1709. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in six compartments between raised bands, red morocco lettering piece gilt, edges speckled red. A handsome scarce early edition, binding nicely preserved (beautifully rebacked), pages fresh and bright (faint tide marks to upper margins of a few), plates in rich, dark impressions. Case 252 (b). A reissue of the edition of 1709 with a new title page (Case). Ovid&#39;s Art of Love (Ars Amatoria), a manual on seduction and intrigue provides (in its first and second books) instruction to men in meeting and seducing women and in preventing others from stealing them. With the poet&#39;s Remedy of Love (Remedia Amoris), it completes his corpus of elegiac, erotic poetry, but it is also, in part, a satire on didactic poetry, offering such advise as Don&#39;t Forget Her Birthday!, Let Her Miss You&#151;But Not For Long, and Don&#39;t Ask About Her Age. The third book offers similar advice to women: Make-Up, But In Private, Beware of False Lovers, and Try Young and Older Lovers. Sexual matters are dealt with at the end of each book, with, for example, the second book addressing the pleasures of simultaneous orgasm and the third various sexual positions, with women exhorted to choose the most suitable after taking into account the proportions of their own bodies. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Exercitationes Sacrae In Symbolum Quod Apostolorum Dicitur Et In Orationem Dominicam

      Herbornae Nassaviorum: Iohannis Nicolai Andreae. Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1712. Fourth Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 7 x 8.5 in.: 750 pages. No Jacket As Issued. This book is written totally in Latin, Editio quarta, cui accessit index verborum et rerum (Fourth edition, to which is added a list of words and facts). Has bookplate (of Arthur Edward Waite of Middlesex) neatly affixed on inside of front cover. Book has slight bowing of boards typical of vellum. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Herman Witsius (1636-1708) was a Dutch pastor and theologian who became Professor of Divinity at the University of Franeker in 1675 and then at the University of Utrecht in 1680. In 1698 he went to the University of Leiden, where he died. Witsius made important contributions to both pastoral practice and systematic theology, especially covenant theology." .

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        Poems upon Several Occasions

      London: J. Tonson 1712. London: J. Tonson, 1712.. First edition.. Binding a little rubbed; some smudges in the text; very good copy.. Foxon, page 314; Rothschild 1051; NCBEL II, 790. 8vo, contemporary Cambridge-style calf, brown morocco label, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Vignette title. ¦ Over 100 poems by George Granville, politician, minor poet and dramatist and patron of Alexander Pope. This collection also includes GranvilleÕs dramatic poem The British Enchanters or No Magick Like Love, first performed in 1706.

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        Catalogue des Livres, Estampes & Desseins du Cabinet des beaux Arts, & des Sciences,

      appartenent au Baron Tessin, Marèchal de la Cour du Roy & Sur-Intendent de Battiments & Jardins Royaux de Suede. 2 p.l., 124 pp. Small 4to, edition binding of cont. speckled sheep (a few unimportant defects to spine), spine gilt, a.e.g. Stockholm: J.G. Matthieu, 1712. This catalogue -- which is of the greatest rarity -- describes one of the choicest collections of books and art of the early 18th century, comprising about 1700 books, manuscripts, and many thousands of drawings. The collection was formed by Nicodemus Tessin (1654-1728), a member of the prominent Swedish family and an architect by profession, who was Superintendent of Public Buildings in Sweden. He was one of the great European architects of the late 17th and early 18th centuries; his whole career was, however, limited to his native country of Sweden. His duties extended far beyond building and maintenance: he had to design court festivals and funerals and take responsibility for almost all events of a visual nature in Stockholm. Tessin was also one of the greatest art and book collectors of Europe and bought from all the leading dealers in Paris for an extended period. His agent in Paris was Daniel Cronström (1655-1719), Sweden&#39;s First Secretary in Paris and later Ambassador to France from 1703. The first part of the catalogue (pp. 1-52), listing circa 700 items, is devoted to architecture and art in their widest aspects: architecture proper, fortification, garden architecture, works on perspective and painting, ornamental engraving, archeology (including an extensive collection of early works on Rome), interior decoration, etc. The catalogue also describes drawings by such artists as Leonardo, Raphael, Caracci, Poussin, Coypel, and others. These drawings, while briefly described in only five pages of the catalogue, comprise about 18,000 items. The second part -- about 800 works -- is a collection of books and manuscripts on all sorts of public festivities: royal entries, tournaments and carousels; theater and opera decoration and performances; "fêtes galantes," masques and ballets, fireworks and illuminations; sacred festivities and processions; funeral processions and decorations; and costume balls. This section is very remarkable from a bibliographical point of view as it provides exact descriptions giving not only imprint date and printing place, but also the number of plates. The majority of Tessin&#39;s book collection is now in the Royal Library of Sweden and the prints and drawings are preserved in the Nationalmuseum. Our copy does not contain the very rare supplement of 17 pages, which is not present in most of the few known copies (such as the only example listed in N.U.C.). A fine copy. Unknown to Ruggieri. Bookplate of the Fideikommissbiblioteket. .

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        THE LIFE AND NOTABLE ADVENTURES OF THAT RENOWN'D KNIGHT, DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. 2 volumes

      1st edition. Volume 1----Scuffed; front external hinge partially cracked and front inner hinge also partially cracked but still tight; front free endpaper almost detached; no spine labels. Volume 2---darkened and scuffed and chipped; front cover detached but present. In both volumes the text block is sound and tight. Merrily Translated into Hudibrastick Verse by Edward Ward. London: Printed for T. Norris at the Looking Glass, and A. Bettesworth at the Red Lyon on London Bridge; and sold by J. Woodward in Scalding-Alley over against Stocks Market. 1712,; no date in Volume 1, but 1711.. 475/477pp. 8vos. Smooth brown calf with rectangular inlay of other calf and tooled decorarions on the inlay's corners.

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        Sei omelie di nostro Signore papa Clemente Undecimo Esposte in versi da Alessandro Guidi

      Rome: Francesco Gonzaga, 1712. Extremely rare first edition of this luxuriously illustrated anthology of extracts from papal sermons delivered between 1703-09, in Latin prose and facing Italian verse: an unusual example of Baroque ecclesiastical culture from the pontificate of Clement XI. On the basis of extreme rarity and contents, the volume numbers among those commemorative and honorific volumes which were never sold in the trade, but offered as a ceremonial gift to cardinals, ambassadors, and other important personages&#151;corroborated by the ownership inscription in the present volume by a monsignor during Clement&#146;s papacy. The volume is singular in our experience for its contents. Latin extracts of Clement&#146;s sermons, generally rather brief, are printed on the left side of the page, then freely and somewhat copiously versified in Italian by the poet Guidi. The sparsity of the elegantly printed text leaves positively wasteful margins! Each sermon is preceded by a full-page engraving on the subject of the sermon (the Holy Family adoring the Christ Child for Christmas, the Resurrection for Easter, etc.) designed by Pietro Leone Ghezzi, one of the principal artists in Clement&#146;s retinue, and engraved by Roman engravers generally also associated with Clementine projects (Frey, van Westerhout etc.) The designs were made expressly for the present volume and are echoed, as it were, in a series of initials and vignettes devoted to the same theme; as such, they must have been engraved for the present volume and not simply taken from the printer&#146;s stock. If somewhat overshadowed by Maratti in his lifetime and by his epoch-making role as the first professional caricaturist, Ghezzi (1674-1755) was nonetheless an important painter of religious subjects, who worked on Albani&#146;s most prestigious public projects. The surfaces of Ghezzi&#146;s paintings were considerably less finished than those of Maratti, and he seems more receptive to Venetian color and unfinishedness&#151;thus showing a different aspect of Albani taste. Ghezzi was commissioned in 1712 (the year this book was published) to paint The Election of St. Fabian for the Albani Chapel in S. Sebastiano fuori le Mura. Within the next decade, he helped paint the frescos the ancient basilica of S. Clemente and the nave decoration of St. John Lateran. His portraits, including one of Clement XI, are unusually informal and realistic, possibly due to Ghezzi&#146;s experience at caricature. Alessandro Guidi (1650-1712), who translated the sermons, was a prolific Arcadian poet. OCLC records a single copy (Berkeley), and we locate no additional American copies.. Large 4to. [28 x 20.5 cm], engraved portrait of Clement XI, xvi pp., full-page engraving, 213 pp., including 5 full-page engravings paginated with text. 18th-c. vellum over boards, spine with 5 raised bands and red morocco label, gilt-stamped; covers with large blind-tooled central ornament, blind-tooled filets and ornaments. Short tears at head and foot of spine and a few nicks there. Early inscription on front pastedown mentions Monsignor Bianchini, &#147;Prelato Domestico e Camerario segreto di S. Santita Papa Clem. XI.&#148; Mild finger-soiling in margins of title and a little foxing on some text leaves, but overall a very fine, attractive copy.

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        The History of the Old and New Testament,

      Friday-Street. London Bridge. Bible and Ball, in St Paul&#39;s Church-Yard. London: Jeremiah Bright. James Brook and John Stuart. James Holland., 1712 4th ed, 2 pls, 5 maps, 252 illustrations. Frontis present, title page with text in red and black inks within double ruled borders, [6], [5] subscribers list, [1], [2] table, 52 pp, 215 pp, 16-52, 253-293 pp, [1], 49, [3], 53-102 pp, 2 pls, 5 maps (double page), 252 illustrations (of 258), some paper repairs to tp, just touching 2 line edges, occasional light browning towards edges, couple of paper tears and chips, hinges strengthened. A very nice copy with the usual pagination errors (Pages 210-293 are also numbered from 1 to 84, with the numbers reversed on some leaves to give odd numbers on verso. P. 216-252 misnumbered 16-52. Final leaf of final sequence reported by CLU = &rsquo;Chap. IX. Of the Times that the Prophets lived in.&rsquo;, which follows from catch word on p.102) 46*30*8 cm & 6.2 kg. The first, second and third editions were all published in 1705 and edited by Richard Blome. Horneck, Church of England clergyman, whose literary output was devoted to working out rules of life for ordinary Christians. See ODNB and for: Blome, cartographer and bookseller.Sieur de Royaumont was the pseudonym for Nicolas Fontaine and this title was originally published as Histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament.

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