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        Astrotheologie oder Himmlisches Vergnügen in Gott, bey aufmercksamen Auschauen des Himmels, und genauerer Betrachtung der Himmlischen Cörper, zum augenscheinlichen Beweiss, dass ein Gott, und derselbige ein Allergütigstes, Allweises, Allmächtiges Wesen sey: aus der fünfften vollständigeren Engl. Ausgabe in die deutsche Sprache übersetzet, und mit einer Nachricht von den Scribenten, die durch Betrachtung der Natur die Menschen zu Gott zuführen bemühet sind, vermehret von Jo. Alberto Fabrico. Hamburg: Theodor Christoph Felginers Wittwe, 1728.

      - Rare first German edition of Derham's Astro-Theology (1713), translated from the fifth English edition of 1726 by the Hamburg professor Johann Albert Fabricus (1668-1736). WorldCat locates only 8 copies. A second edition of this translation was published in 1732 and a third in 1765. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, cxliv, 256 pp., 3 engraved folding tables, contemporary polished sheep, rubbed and with minor loss to spine ends, early annotations at foot of title-page and on front free endpaper, uniform browning, still a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books]
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        A Set of Four Hand-Coloured Tulips.

      Nuremberg 1713 - Four engravings with fine later hand-colouring. Framed and glazed, 64 x 55.5 cm. Magnificent plates from "Hortus Eystettensis", one of the earliest and most famous works in the field. The Hortus Eystettensis is a pictorial record of the flowers grown in the greatest German garden of its time, that of Prince Bishop of Eichstatt, Johann Conrad von Gemmingen. The garden was begun by Joachim Camerarius in 1596 and, after his death in 1598, completed by Basil Besler, a pharmacist from Nuremberg. A visitor, Philipp Hainhofer, in 1611 marvelled at the eight gardens, each containing 'flowers from a different country; they varied in the beds and flowers, especially in the beautiful roses, lilies, tulips.' The Hortus records this variety and beauty. The book is exceptional in every sense; in its variety and range of flowers, in its size, in its fine quality of engraving. It is also one of the earliest records of flowers from a specific, documented garden. Besler was asked to complete the work by Gemmingen in 1606; the huge nature of the task was clear to Besler and he enlisted the help of his younger brother Hieronymus and Ludwig Jungermann, a nephew of Camerarius. Printing the Hortus may have begun as early as 1607. Drawings were made in situ and from specimens sent by the Bishop to Nuremberg; the Bishop reported to Hainhofer that he had boxes of fresh flowers sent every week to Besler at Nuremberg for sketching. A team of at least 10 engravers were employed to translate the drawings to copperplates. The gardens, along with most of the town of Eichstatt, were destroyed by the invading Swedish troops under Herzog Bernhard von Weimar in 1633-4, although they were partially restored by later bishops. Many of the original drawings survive in the University Library, Erlangen.

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        The Law of Elections: Being an Abstract of All the Statutes Now in.

      1713 - Scarce Eighteenth-Century English Treatise on Election Law [Election Law]. [Great Britain]. The Law of Elections: Being an Abstract of All the Statutes Now in Force Relating to the Election of Members to Serve in the House of Commons: In Three Sections, Viz. The Duties &c. of the Electors, The Elected, And the Officers Returning. [London]: Printed for J. Nutt, Assignee of Ed. Sayer Esq., for Jacob Tonson, 1713. [vi], 126, [6], 21, [3] pp. Half-title lacking. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind frames and fillets to boards, raised bands to spine, rebacked retaining original backstrip, hinges mended. Some rubbing with wear to corners, a few large scuffs to boards. Toning to portions of text, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. * Second edition, "continued to the end of the last session of Parliament, 1713," which adds an addenda to the first edition of 1708. It was one of the earliest books on the subject. According to Sweet & Maxwell, the first studies were Freedom of Elections to Parliament (1680) and Observations Concerning the Regulation of Elections for Parliament (1689), a work attributed to the Earl of Shaftsbury). OCLC locates 6 copies, 3 in North America (at the Library of Congress, Harvard Law School and Stanford University). The ESTC locates 9 copies, 8 in Great Britain, 1 in North America (at the University of Indiana). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:151 (20). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Denckwürdige Curiositäten Derer, So wohl Inn- als Ausländischer Abergläubischen Albertäten Als Der weiten Welt Allgemeinen Götzens : Welchen, Hoch un[d] Niedrige, Gelehrte un[d] Ungelehrte, un[d] zusam[m]en alle eitele Menschen verehren ; Aus denen Cvriositatibvs Exoticis erbaulichen [.] / Allen geneigten Gemüthern zur Ergötzung,

      Franckfurth : Rohrlach ; Leipzig : Rohrlach ; Liegnitz : Rohrlach ; Jena : Ehrich 1713 - Erste Ausgabe; Pappband etwas später, fest, an Kanten berieben, Rücken mit Titelschild etwas verdunkelt; Riss am Falz; Feuchtigkeitsspur auf Vorsatz, sehr leicht auf ersten Seiten, sonst guter Zustand des Buches; XLII, 394 Seiten, Register; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oxfordshire described. with ye Citie and the Armes of the Colledges of yt famous university. Ao. 1605

      London:: By Henry Overton at the White Horse without Newgate London,. [1713].. Later printing. Very good overall. An attractive map of Oxfordshire, perhaps one of Speed's more decorative county maps. It incorporates the arms of the colleges and those of Elfred, founder of Oxford, into a decorative border. Academic figures flank a globe at the bottom of the map and pinpoint Oxford's location in the world. There is a town plan in the upper right with an alphabetical key identifying the colleges and other buildings of note. The printing by Henry Overton, who took over the concern in 1707 from his father John, indicates this is a reprint of Speed's county maps (with additions) in 1713. [Tooley, Dictionary of Map Makers.] 20.5 x 15". Original color touched up. Small crack in printers plate visible 1 1/2" above the right hand corner. Left hand & top center margin with some restoration.

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        Nuove osservazioni ed esperienze intorno all'ovaja scoperta ne' vermi tondi dell'uomo e de vitelli con varie lettee spettanti alla storia medica e naturale fatte da Antonio Vallisnieri .

      Appresso Gio. Manfr, Padova 1713 - In 4, pp. (16) + 184 con 3 tavv. f. t. inc. all'acquaf. piu' volte rip. P. pl. coeva con fregi oro al d. Forellini di tarlo alla leg. e qualche manc. Tagli spruzzati. Nel complesso fresco esemplare. Ed. orig. di quest'opera del Vallisneri nella quale lo scienziato reggiano esamina i vermi presenti nell'apparato gastrico dell'uomo e degli animali, descrive un polipo viperiforme e ritorna piu' volte sul problema della generzione spontanea degli insetti. Sabia, 97, Vinciana, 1770. ITA

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        Abecedario de Principes para el uso del Serenissimo Señor D. Luis de Borbon Principe de Asturias.

      ROMA, Juan Francisco Chracas 1713 - HALLER Y QUIÑONES, Juan. - (DOCTRINA POLITICA PARA EL MALOGRADO LUIS I. ROMA, 1713). "Abecedario de Principes para el uso del Serenissimo Señor D. Luis de Borbon Principe de Asturias." Impreso en ROMA, Juan Francisco Chracas, 1713. En 4º, encuadernado de epoca, en piel, cortes dorados, XVI-170 p., a la vuelta de la 7, gran Escudo de españa. FUERTE PAPEL DE HILO. Exlibris Canovas del Castillo. Palau, 111095: Ha figurado en la Biblioteca de Canovas del Castillo y en antiguos catalogos españoles." RARO Y VALIOSO. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Antichita di Roma con le cose piu memorabili tanto antiche, che moderne. Aggiuntevi le spiegazioni di bassi rilievi, & iscrizioni, che sono nelle chiese, palazzi, e giardini, e i diporti delle ville fuora di essa città, con quanto in essa di raro si osserva. L'origine de fiumi Tevere, & Aniene. Opera divisa in due tomi

      Published by Gaetano Zenobi, Rome 1713 - , xii, 324 pages, with 30 illustrations on 20 plates (some folding plates and some with 2 illustrations per plate) Third Edition , covers lightly stained and with a small tear at front edge of spine, owner's ink note and scribble on front and rear endpapers, lacking front free endpaper, small hole on title page affecting a small area towards end of the title, light foxing to pages, plates a little creased but generally clean, book in good condition , full vellum, ink title to spine 12mo, 15 cm by 8.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voet Joannis, Commentarius ad Pandectas., 7 vols., Napoli 1778-8

      Voet Johannes, 1647-1713 - Voet Joannis, Commentarius ad Pandectas., 7 vols., Napoli 1778-81, complete Joannis Voet . Commentarius ad Pandectas : in quo praeter Romani juris principia ac controversias illustriores, jus etiam hodiernum, & praecipuae fori quaestiones excutiuntur. Voet, Johannes (1647-1713) (Author) ; Burman, Caspar (Author) Neapoli : ex typographia Ursiniana, sumptibus Josephi de Lieto, & ab eodem venduntur, 1778-1781 1778-1781 Title: Joannis Voet . Commentarius ad Pandectas : in quo praeter Romani juris principia ac controversias illustriores, jus etiam hodiernum, & praecipuae fori quaestiones excutiuntur Creator: Voet, Johannes (1647-1713) (Author) ; Burman, Caspar (Author) Contributor: Justinianus, Flavius I (imperator ) Creation Date: 1778-1781 Publisher: Neapoli : ex typographia Ursiniana, sumptibus Josephi de Lieto, & ab eodem venduntur, 1778-1781 Coverage: Tomus primus continet libros I-IV (1778) XIV, 472 pp.; tomus secundus continet libros V-XI (1778) II, 420 pp.; tomus tertius continet libros XII-XXII (1778) II 510 pp.; tomus quartus continet libros XXIII-XXVIII (1780) II 476 pp.; tomus quintus continet libros XXIX-XLI (1780) II 560 pp; tomus sextus continet libros XLII-L (1781) II 506 pp. Tomus septimus: Commentarii ad Pandectas index generalis rerum et materiarum .; continens etiam tractatus De familia erciscunda, & De jure militari (1781), II, 88 pp., II, 94 pp., Index 208 pp. Format: 7 vol.; in-4°, 25x19 cm. Complete, original binding, little foxed and brownish. Language: Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'héroine mousquetaire histoire véritable

      à Amsterdam|[Paris]: Chez Claude Jordan, 1713. Fine. Chez Claude Jordan, à Amsterdam [Paris] 1713, 4 parties en Un Vol. in-12 (8x15cm), relié. - First edition illustrated two frontispieces and 12 anonymous figures before the letter (the draw is particularly significant). Cohen cites only the edition of 1744 with 9 figures and ignores this first edition. The original text was published in 1677. Two title pages were linked after the first at Van Buren in The Hague, the title "Adventures of miss of Meyrac, true story"; the second to Claude Jordan address in Amsterdam with the title: "The heroine musketeer true story." Adding that ultimately privilege for 1712 is to Paris. Bound in full morocco glossy red of the late nineteenth signed Hardy. Back with nerves decorated. Triple mentoring net on the boards. Rich inner frieze. Gilt edges. The lower plate, small leather gaps along the supervisory net. Light rubbing copings. nice copy, well established in a host binding. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée de deux frontispices et de 12 figures anonymes, avant la lettre (le tirage en est particulièrement appréciable). Cohen ne cite que l'édition de 1740 avec 9 figures et ignore cette première édition. L'originale du texte est paru en 1677. Chaque partie est précédée d'un faux-titre. Deux pages de titre ont été reliées à la suite, la première à l'adresse de Van Buren à La Haye, porte le titre "Avantures de mademoiselle de Meyrac, histoire véritable" ; la seconde à l'adresse de Claude Jordan à Amsterdam avec pour titre : "L'héroine mousquetaire, histoire véritable". Ajoutons que le privilège in fine pour 1712 est de Paris. L'exemplaire de la British Library, qui ne contient que 4 figures est à l'adresse de Pierre Witte à Paris. Il n'y a eu certainement qu'un tirage à Paris, mais on y a joint des pages de titre différentes pour les vendre. Nous n'avons trouvé aucun autre exemplaire de cette édition dans les catalogues français. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge glacé de la fin du XIXe signée Hardy. Dos à nerfs orné. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Riche frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Au plat inférieur, petits accrocs le long des filets d'encadrement. Très bel exemplaire, d'une parfaite fraîcheur, parfaitement établi dans une reliure de maître. Jean de Préchac, décédé en 1720, fut l'un des auteurs les plus prolifiques de la fin du XVIIe, auteur principalement de nouvelles et romans historiques et d'aventure, comme c'est le cas avec L'héroïne mousquetaire, histoire d'un fille noble du Béarn, qui en se travestissant pour fuir le courroux de son père, trouva sa véritable voix dans le maniement des armes et devint mousquetaire du roi. On notera que le roman met en scène une héroïne dans un rôle d'homme, fait très rare.

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        Tratado de paz, entre Sua Magestade Christianissima, e Sua Magestade Portuguesa, concluido em Utrecht a 11 de abril de 1713.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Antonio Pedrozo Galram, 1713. - Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. Woodcut initials. Text in Portuguese and French, with some Latin toward the end. 12 pp. 4?, recent machine marbled wrappers. Single small wormhole in lower inner margins, never affecting text. In very good condition. ---- First Portuguese Edition. France recognizes Portuguese rights in Maranh?o and Par , exclusive Portuguese control over navigation in the Amazon, and agrees that residents of Cayenne will not enter Portuguese territory for purposes of trade, nor to obtain slaves in the district of Cabo do Norte. Moreover, French missionaries and anyone else under French protection are not to intrude upon the lands adjudged in this treaty incontestably to pertain to Portugal. On the other hand, the King of Portugal agrees that his subjects shall not trade with Cayenne.This Portuguese edition of the treaty is followed by ratification by France's plenipotentiary, in French, and ratification by the Portuguese plenipotentiary in Latin.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 867. InnocÍncio VII, 386: without collation. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 713/1. Sch?ffer, @Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 60. @Greenlee Catalogue II, 665: upper margin severely cropped, with loss of text. Not in Alden & Landis. Not in Rodrigues or Sabin. Not located in NUC. SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Freiburg im Breisgau. - Panoramaansicht. - "Vue de Fribourg".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, um 1713. 31,8 x 39,4 cm (Darstellung) / 34,5 x 41,4 cm (Blatt). Schefold. Vgl. 32086 Alte Ansichten aus Baden. Aus: Relationis Historicae b. Francus, J., 1713. - Oben rechts in der Kartusche betitelt "Fribourg". Ferner mit einer Legende versehen. Die Ansicht unten nochmals betitelt "Vue de Fribourg". - Seltene barocke Doppelvedute der Breisgauer Stadt mit dem Grundriss nebst den alten Befestigungsanlagen aus dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg und dem unmittelbaren Umland. Die dekorative Panoramaansicht unten zeigt die Stadt aus der Anhöhe und dem Verlauf der Dreisam. - Im Rand leicht gebräunt. Im Ganzen gut erhalten.

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        Lexicon medicum Graeco-Latinum, ante a J. P. Brunone iterato editum nunc denuo ab eodem et aliis plurimis novis accessionibus locupletatum et in multis correctum.

      Leipzig, Fritsch, 1713.. 4°. 2 Blatt, 788 S. / pp Pergament der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückentitel und Blauschnitt. Kleines Loch im Rücken (5mm), der Einband leicht fleckig, durchgehend minimal stockfleckig, alte Eignereintragung eines fürstlichen Leibarztes aus dem 19. Jh. auf fliegendem Vorsatz, sonst von guter Erhaltung. Keine Stempel, Anstreichungen etc.. Ebert 3662; Garrison-Morton 6794 (frühe Ausg.). - Die letzte Auflage dieses populären Medizin Lexikons erschien 1792. A very decorative copy which is predestinated for a present.

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      [London? ca. 1713].. Broadsheet, 15 x 11 inches. [1]p., plus printed docket title on verso. Ornamental initial. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Small portion of inner margin excised, with no loss to text. Mild foxing. Very good. Richard Jones, 3rd Viscount and 1st Earl of Ranelagh (1641- 1712), was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, Irish politician, and Member of Parliament in the English House of Commons (his peerage was Irish, which did not disqualify him) from 1685 to 1703. In 1702, discrepancies were discovered in his accounts as paymaster-general of the army; his resignation from that position was interpreted as an admission of guilt, and he was expelled from Parliament in 1703 and convicted of "defalcations to the amount of 72,000l" (DNB). The scandalous nature of Ranelagh's life in both political and personal realms led the DNB to note: "Perhaps the only redeeming feature in Ranelagh's character was the unaffected pleasure he took in building and gardening." He helped design and build the structures and gardens of an architecturally celebrated pair of estates in Chelsea and Cranborne Chase, near Windsor. In the present leaflet, advocates of Ranelagh's two granddaughters, Margaret and Frances Coningsby, petition Parliament to ensure that, if any property remain from Ranelagh's estates after being sold to pay off his substantial debts, it be given to them, as per his wish. A scarce and early example of lobbying literature, which first began proliferating during the major changes in British government in the mid-1710s. ESTC records copies at four locations in the United Kingdom and one in the United States, the University of Kansas. DNB X, pp.1042-4.

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        The Laws, of Her Majesties Colony of New-York, as they were enacted the Governour, Council and General Assembly, for the time being, in divers sessions, the first of which began April the 9th, Annoq; Dom. 1691

      William Bradford, New York 1713 - (11 x 7 inches). [6],88,151-245 [i.e., 253]pp. Leaves of opening table appear to be cancels, with pages pasted over the first printings, as issued. Early 20th-century pebbled morocco, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in gilt William Bradford's laws of New York: a major early New York imprint, from the press of its first printer. A major early New York imprint from the press of William Bradford, the "pioneering printer of the English middle colonies" (DAB) and first printer of New York. Bradford (1663-1752) originally settled in Pennsylvania, where he began operating a printing press in 1685 and a bookstore in 1688. Controversies within the Quaker community, with Bradford supporting the dissident George Keith, led to the temporary seizure of his types and paper in 1692, and in 1693 he moved to New York. The present documents are among the earliest of official New York imprints. The present example of THE LAWS. is the third collection of New York laws, after the first of 1694 and 1710, and covers legislation passed from 1691 to 1713. Laws here include acts "for quieting and settling the Disorders that have lately happened within this Province" (1691), "for restraining and punishing Privateers and Pyrates" (1693 and 1698), and "against Jesuites and Popish Priests" (1700), as well as numerous acts "for Regulating Slaves" and one for "Baptizing them" (1706). The index reflects the odd pagination in the volume, which skips from page 88 to page 155. This is due in part to the fact that they are a composite of Bradford's various separately issued official publications of New York laws. The two leaves following the titlepage are an index, the present copy being comprised of individually printed pages pasted together to form one double-sided leaf. Evans 1636, 1637, 1638. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Armerius pleno rubro

      Eichstaett - Nuernberg, 1713. Stampa a soggetto botanico da matrice incisa su rame, ca. mm 480 x 400. Esemplare tratto da "Hortus Eystettensis", acquerellato. Stato di conservazione ottimo, inchiostratura assai fresca. Splendida incisione tratta dalla celebre galleria a cura del botanico, farmacista e tipografo tedesco Basilius Berger (1561 - 1629).

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        Nuove osservazioni, ed esperienze intorno all Ovaja scoperta ne Vermi tondi dell Uomo e de Vitelli, con varie Lettere spettanti alla Storia Medica e Naturale.

      nella Stamperia del Seminario presso Gio. Manfrè, Padova 1713 - Legature coeve omogenee in piena pergamena con nervi. Titoli e fregio ms. ai ds. Qualche strappetto all attaccatura delle tavole, senza danno alle immagini. Lievi ondulazioni e aloni ma - nel complesso - bell esemplare di tutti e quattro i saggi del celebre naturalista italiano, cui si devono le prime indagini scientifiche sull argomento. 4to (cm. 23.7), 8 cc.nn., 184 pp. con 3 tavv. f.t. (segue) Considerazioni ed Esperienze intorno al creduto cervello di bue impietrito, vivente ancor l animale, presentato dal sig. Verney all Accademia Real di Parigi., Ibidem 1710, 8 cc.nn., 51 pp. con 10 tavv. più volte rip. (segue in altro volume) Esperienze ed osservazioni intorno all origine, sviluppi e costumi di varj Insetti con altre spettanti alla Naturale e Medica Storia., Ibidem 1713, 6 cc.nn., 232 pp. con 12 tavv. rip. (segue) Considerazioni, ed esperienze intorno alla generazione de vermi ordinarj del corpo umano., Ibidem 1710, 6 cc.nn., 160 pp. con 4 tavv. rip. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Remarks upon a late discourse of free-thinking: In a letter to F H D D by Phileleutherus Lipsiensis Part the second

      London: John Morphew & E. Curl 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 82, [2] pp.. 1713 First edition of the second portion of one of the best-known responses to Anthony Collins's landmark Discourse of Free-Thinking. Bentley here takes up where he left off in the first part of the Remarks (considered a crushing rebuttal of Collins's treatise, and of deism as interpreted in the Discourse), moving on to assess many of the citations and classical references from p. 90 onwards of Collins's work. Writers whose words Bentley feels Collins misrepresented include Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Plutarch, Cato, and Cicero. Recent marbled paper–covered boards, front cover with gilt-stamped leather title-label. Faint crease lines occasionally visible, pages otherwise clean.

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        Der Kluge Landmann, Oder: Recht gründlicher und zuverläßiger Unterricht, wie man das Hauß-Wesen nützlich anfangen, in gutem Stand erhalten, in vielen Stücken verbessern, und denn auch mit grossem Vortheil geniessen möge.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Chr. Riegel. 1713.. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 4°. 7 Bll., 582 (recte 578) S.; 4 Bll., 610 (recte 608) S. Pgt. d. Zt. Deutsch;. ERSTAUSGABE: Humpert 207.Schoene, Wein 03829. Kress 2852. Lindner 11.0535.01. Behandelt alle Gebiete der Haus- und Landwirtschaft, Obstbaumzucht, Hopfen- und Weinbau, Pferdezucht, Imkerei, Brauwesen, Fisch- und Vogelfang, Jagd, Geflügelhaltung etc. mit den entsprechenden Tafeln dazu. - Leicht gebräunt, tls. schwach wasserrandig, Frontisp. mit geringfüg. Randläsuren, 2 Bll. mit kl. Randeinriß, vereinz. mit Eintragungen von alter Hd., flieg. Vorsätze entfernt. Einbd. etw. fleckig, Kanten tls. beschabt.

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        Demonstration de l'existence de Dieu tirée de la connoissance de la nature EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez jacques Etienne, 1713. Fine. Chez jacques Etienne, à Paris 1713, Pet. in-8 (9,5x16,5cm), relié. - First edition, scarce Binding in full burgundy morocco signed XIXth Chambrolle mid-Duru. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. La démonstration de l'existence de Dieu tirée de ses attributs [...] parue en 1718 comme une seconde partie n'est en réalité pas une seconde partie. Extraite des manuscrits de Fénelon, cette oeuvre inachevée est en effet antérieure à la Demonstration de l'existence de Dieu tirée de la connoissance de la nature, elle ne repose que sur des fragments d'un projet. En juxtaposant ultérieurement les deux parties, les éditeurs publient en fait deux oeuvres différentes, écrites à des périodes différentes. Reliure en plein maroquin bordeaux glacé fin XIXe signée Chambrolle-Duru. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Titre et date dorés. Riche frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. infimes traces de frottements au mors supérieur. très bel exemplaire, parfaitement établi. La Démonstration est à la fois une oeuvre philosophique et une oeuvre théologique. Fénelon s'adresse à des esprits forts, ou à des esprits chrétiens dont la foi reposerait sur la raison ; il emprunte ainsi son argumentation à une apologétique de type cartésien. L'idée maîtresse étant que le spectacle de la nature donne à voir l'activité du créateur, fénelon mettant en parallèle l'ordre et l'harmonie du monde à celui de l'action divine, réenchantant ainsi la vision mécaniciste du corps et de l'âme. En outre faute d'une cause commune à l'âme, aux animaux, à l'univers même, l'homme serait ainsi directement confronté à l'existence divine.

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        Methode pour etudier l?histoire. Où aprés avoir établi les principes & l?ordre qu?on doit tenir pour la lire utilement, on fait les remarques necessaires pour ne se pas laisser tromper dans sa lecture: Avec un catalogue des principaux historiens, & des remarques critiques sur la bonté de leurs ouvrages, & sur le choix des meilleures editions. I-II.

      - Paris, chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier, 1713. 12:mo. (28),+ 463,+ (36); (8),+ 3-120, 119-124; 344,+ (6) pp. Small light dampstain in upper margin of pp. 287-313 in first part. Well preserved contemporary mottled calf with richly gilt spines with raised bands and light brown labels, all edges sprinkled red. Two volumes. Very fine. From the library of L. F. Rääf at Forsnäs, and with its exlibris. First edition. As an important work in the study of history -not least for its historical bibliography- it was a great success and later editions were augmented and enlarged by, among others, Johann Mencke. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Boston: Printed by B. Green, for the booksellers and sold at their shops, 1713 [i.e. 1712].. [16]pp. with two woodcut illustrations of eclipses on p.[15]. Dbd. Moderately age-toned. Edges worn, with a few slight chips, barely affecting a few printed characters. One page with small modern tissue repair. A good copy. A rare early 18th-century New England almanac by Edward Holyoke, who issued a series of almanacs published in Boston between 1711 and 1716. In addition to the calendar for the year 1713, this ALMANACK OF THE COELESTIAL MOTIONS, ASPECTS AND ECLIPSES includes a page with two woodcut illustrations of the eclipses for the year. The final page "is an extract of some things both useful & pleasant found in Sir William Petty's Political Arithmetick, & Dr. Devenants discourses, on the Publick Revenues & Balance of Trade of England." All of the Holyoke almanacs are rare. NAIP records only three copies of this almanac for 1713, all in Massachusetts institutions. EVANS 1546. DRAKE 2947.

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        Le parfait mareschal, qui enseigne a connoistre la beauté, la bonté et les défauts des chevaux Les signes & les causes des Maladies : les moyens de les prévenir ; leur guérison, & le bon ou mauvais usage de la purgation & de la saignée La manière de les conserver dans les voyages, de les nourrir, & de les panser selon l’ordre La ferrure sur les desseins des fers, qui rétabliront les mechans pieds, & conserveront les bons Ensemble un Traité du Haras, pour élever les beaux & de bons poulains ; & les précepts pour bien emboucher les chevaux : avec les figures necessaires

      1713. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Jean Mariette, 1713. In/4 reliure plein veau du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièces de titre rouge, 3f., 513 p., 376 p., 6 f., 2 frontispices (un portrait de l?'auteur et une planche faite par Soleyssel lui-même), 1 planche dépliante, 27 illustrations in-texte dans la seconde partie de l?'ouvrage. Reliure restaurée, pagination fantaisiste, quelques rousseurs. Soleyssel, sieur du Clapier (1617-1680), célèbre écuyer et hipiâtre français (1617-1680). Fut écuyer ordinaire de la grande écurie du roi, il contribua à la fondation de l'académie que Bernardi son élève fonda à Paris et qui acquit une grande célébrité. Egalement doué pour la musique et le dessin, il est l'auteur du frontispice et des planches de cet ouvrage. Mennessier p. 524. 4 to in contemporary full calf binding, ribbed spine & gilt compartments, red label, [3], 513 p., [5], 376 p., [6], 2 frontispieces - one of which is due to the author - 1 folding plate, 27 illustrations in-texte in the second part of the book. Restaured binding, strange pagination, some foxing.

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        Esperienze ed osservazioni intorno all'origine, sviluppi e costumio di varj insetti con altre sxpettanti alla naturale e medica storia. Fatte da Antonio Vallisnieri pubblico professore primario di medicina teorica nell'Universit? di Padoa e consacrate all'Illustrissimo et Eccellentuissimo Sig. Gio Francesco Morosini Cavalier di San Marco e riformatore della suddetta uNIVERSIT?

      Appresso Gio. Manfr 1713 In 4, pp. (12) + 232 con 12 con 12 tavv. f. t. inc. all'acquaf. pi? volte rip. P. pl.. coeva con fregi oro al d. con tarletti e piccole manc. e spelature. Nel complesso fresco e marginoso es. Ed. orig. che nel 1726 verr? ristampata. In quest'opera Vallisnieri tratta della mosca dei rosai, di un nuovo sistema di divisione e classificazione degli insetti oltrech? sulla loro nascita, ?della scoperta della nascita delle pulci dall'uovo e dell'alga marina dal seme (contrariamente alle teorie sulla generazione spontanea), della mosca del verme del naso delle pecore, montoni ecc., dell'estro degli armenti, dell'anatomia dello struzzo e della nascita della cantaride dei gigli. Sabia, 98. Vinciana, 1770 (per la 2? ed.). ITA

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      Paris: Chez Francois Fourneir, Avec Privilege de sa Majeste, 1713.. Four items bound in one volume. 117,[2]; 80; 43,[1]; 23pp. Quarto. Modern half red morocco and paper boards, spine gilt. Contemporary ink number in upper outer corner of each titlepage. Near fine. The growing power of France and its attempt to install a Bourbon on the Spanish throne in 1700 led to a general European war from 1702 to 1712, with widespread repercussions in the American colonies. Known in Europe as the War of the Spanish Succession, it was called Queen Anne's War in America. During its course, the French and Indians launched bloody raids on British frontier settlements, and the British seized parts of Canada. The war went badly for the French and Spanish and well for the British, who were thus able to gain favorable terms. A group of treaties grew out of this settlement, which did much to determine European and American circumstances in the early 18th century. The present volume collects the official French printing of four of the treaties signed by France: those with Great Britain, the Estates General (the Netherlands), the Kingdom of Savoy, and Prussia. France actually signed two treaties with Great Britain, a treaty of navigation and commerce, and a general peace treaty. France returned Hudson Bay to the British and gave up Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, as well as St. Kitts in the Caribbean, and acknowledged England's sovereignty over the Iroquois. The French received fishing rights off the coast of Newfoundland, and both countries agreed to extend most-favored nation trade status to the other. France was also able to keep its position in Acadia and at Louisborg, which proved very troublesome to the British in later wars. One of the supplementary articles at the conclusion addresses the tobacco trade. This printing of the French- British treaty is not in TPL, which records two other printings in Latin, French, and English. Not in EUROPEAN AMERICANA or Arents. The printings of the French treaties with the other three powers are quite scarce. The Dutch gained little from the French, although the general weakening of Spain greatly strengthened their position in world trade. Savoy gained territory as well, including Sicily. An important group of treaties with great American significance. DAVENPORT 100, 101. SABIN 96539.

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        Regole della Venerabile Congregazione eretta nuovamente sotto il titolo della Santa Croce dentro la Vente Chiesa di S. Maria delle Gratie nella Pietra del Pesce confirmate dalla Reverenda corte arcivescovale di Napoli quest'anno 1713

      s.e., Napoli 1713 - In 8, pp. (46) + (2b). Ex libris al verso della sguardia. Legatura in p. pg. morbida coeva con restauri. Manoscritto di grande interesse vergato con chiara e bella grafia su fogli di pergamena con testo riquadrato entro tre ordini di cornici di cui la prima oro. Capilettera calligrafati e numeri dei paragrafi oro. Tagli dorati. Regolamento della Congregazione dei pescivendoli napoletani che si riuniva nella chiesa di?S. Maria delle Grazie alla?Pietra del Pesce, o alla Pescheria, eretta nel 1526 dalla confraternita dei pescivendoli.?Sulla grande pala dell'altare maggiore?si trovava?un affresco di Polidoro?raffigurante i santi Pietro e Andrea, i due apostoli pescatori, protettori appunto dei pescivendoli. Il regolamento si compone di 46 capitoli:?nel primo si stabilisce che tutti i confratelli, all'alzarsi dal letto la mattina, debbano farsi il segno della croce e recitare almeno la terza parte del rosario, nel secondo che la sera, prima di andare a letto, debbano farsi un esame di coscienza, con atto di dolore, e raccomandarsi alla Madonna, all'angelo custode e ai santi protettori. Nessun confratello pu? darsi al gioco, ad esempio quello del lotto, o ad altri simili che rechino scandalo alla Congregazione. Chi ? trovato a giocare dovr? pagare una pena di cinque carlini o potr? essere sospeso dalla Congregazione. Se un confratello dovesse morire per via del gioco o per altri motivi scandalosi, ai suoi eredi non sar? possibile entrare nella Congregazione. ITA

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        Traité de la police Où l'on trouvera l'Histoire de son Etablissement les

      à Paris: chez Michel Brunet, 1713. Fine. chez Michel Brunet, à Paris 1713 - 1719, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in Folio (25x41,5cm), relié. - First Edition. A fourth volume appeared in 1722 in the second edition. Bound in full calf Used era. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition pour les deux premiers tomes, le troisième tome se trouve en édition originale. L'illustration comprend 3 vignettes de titres répétées aux armes, 2 bandeaux de titre pour l'épitre et la préface, et 2 lettrines ; 6 bandeaux de titres et lettrines pour le texte ; le tout gravé par Audran. Les huit tableaux dépliants de Paris sont manquant. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Le premier volume du Traité de la police parait en 1707, le volume 2 en 1710, le volume 3 en 1719, et un quatrième volume (De la voirie), rédigé par le secrétaire de Delamare, paraîtra à titre posthume en 1738. Reliure en plein veau usagé d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin brun. 3 premiers caissons des deux premiers tomes absents, idem pour le premier caisson du tome III. Coiffes de queue arrachées. Pièces de titre et de tomaison manquantes aux 2 premiers tomes. Intérieur d'une belle fraîcheur. Le traité de la police, tout en étant secondairement une histoire des règlements dans l'Antiquité et de l'exercice de la police contient l'ensemble des ordonnances et des règles dans tous les domaines, c'est à dire tout ce qui se rapporte au droit public (nourriture, commerce, des spectacles, des prisons...) pour la ville de Paris. Le premier tome traite également des divers corps de la police et de son administration. C'est en 1667 que Lamoignon, premier Président du Parlement de Paris, suggéra l'idée à Nicolas Delamare, d'écrire un ouvrage décrivant les méthodes de la police dans une grande ville ; les archives et la riche bibliothèque de Colbert lui furent ouvertes à cette fin. « Cet ouvrage n'est pas, dit l'auteur, un simple recueil d'ordonnances, comme je me l'étais d'abord proposé ; ce sont des dissertations sur toutes les matières de police ; c'est une histoire de toutes les lois et de tous les règlements depuis l'établissement de la plus ancienne des républiques jusques à présent ». Dès les premières pages de son Traité, Delamare donnait une définition large de la police, comme un « art de procurer une vie commode et tranquille ». Le plan original de Delamare prévoyait 12 livres, il n'en parut que 6. Le premier livre traite "De la police en général et de ses magistrats et officiers", le second "de la religion", le troisième "des moeurs", le quatrième "de la santé",  et le cinquième "des vivres".

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        Missae in agenda defunctorum

      Venetiis (Venise): Apud Andram Poleti, 1713. Fine. Apud Andram Poleti, Venetiis (Venise) 1713, In-folio (22x32cm), 24pp., relié. - New edition. This Mass has been constantly reissued until the late eighteenth. Copy to weapons of Friuli and Verona, the Republic of Venice. The eagle and the lion in a central medallion and angular medallions. Bound in red full morocco Italian time in the band. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Cette messe a été constamment rééditée jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe. Une grande vignette de titre à mi-page signée Dalla Via et une figure à pleine page gravée par Franciscus Faldonus de la crucifixion. Exemplaire aux armes du Frioul et de Verone, de la République de Venise. L'aigle et le lion dans un médaillon central et dans des médaillons angulaires. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge d'époque italienne, décor à l'éventail et à la dentelle. Dos lisse orné d'une frise en long, passablement estompé. Les plats sont décorés d'un riche médaillon central à l'éventail, de plusieurs larges encadrements et de fers angulaires. Restaurations aux coins, bordures et coiffes. Craquelures sur le plat supérieur, avec pertes de dorures, et quelques petits manques. Manque les pages de garde avant le texte. Une bande de papier en renfort entre la page de titre et le contreplat. Nombreux feuillets mal restaurés par des bandes de papier bleutées. Spectaculaire reliure italienne à grand décor, aux armes.

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      Eichstaett - Nuernberg, 1713. Stampa a soggetto botanico da matrice incisa su rame, ca. mm 480 x 400. Esemplare tratto da "Hortus Eystettensis", acquerellato. Stato di conservazione ottimo, inchiostratura assai fresca. Splendida incisione tratta dalla celebre galleria a cura del botanico, farmacista e tipografo tedesco Basilius Berger (1561 - 1629).

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        Junge auf einem Hocker sitzende Frau mit Spinnrocken und Spindel, die sich mit einem Mann unterhält, dessen Pferd hinter ihm steht.

      - Aquarell über Bleigriffel, auf Bütten, links unten signiert und datiert „G. P. Rug: fe: AO. 1713". 22,6:16,6 cm. Insgesamt etwas stockfleckig. Auf einen Sammlungskarton aufgezogen und mit mehreren grauen Tuschlinien umrandet. Provenienz: Sammlung J. A. Boerner (1785-1862), Nürnberg, Lugt 269 und 270. Vergleichsliteratur: A.Ch. Held, Georg Philipp Rugendas. Diss. München, 1996, G 98, hier wird unter der Anmerkung ein Aquarell erwähnt, das sich in der Graphischen Sammlung, Augsburg befindet (Inv.Nr. G 5626) und dessen Signatur, wie auch das Datum genau mit der hier vorliegenden Zeichnung übereinstimmen. Allerdings ist dieses Blatt viel weniger farbig als das vorliegende ausgeführt. Dr. G. Krämer, Augsburg, danken wir für den Hinweis, daß sich, ebenfalls in Augsburg, unter der Inv. Nr. G 21125 auf einem Blatt mit zwei Naturstudien eine kleine Bleistiftskizze befindet, die die Frau mit Spinnrocken und Spindel genau nach der Natur vorzeichnet (Nachricht vom 30.12.2006). Bildmäßig ausgeführtes Blatt. Aquarelle des für seine Schlachtenbilder besonders berühmten Malers sind selten!

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        Poikile historia / Variae Historia. Ausgabe in Griechisch und Latein.

      Dulssecker, Straßburg 1713.. Cl. Aeliani Sophistae variae historiae Libri XIV. Cum notis Johannis Schefferi, interpretatione Justi Vulteii, Variss item lectionibus trium MS Ctorum Codicum e Regie Parisiensi Bibliotheca, Fragmenti Aeliani copiosiori Indice Graeco & Latino, annotationibusque Joachimi Kühnii. Editio postrema curante Joh. Henrico Lederlino. Argentorati, Sumptobus Joh. Reinholdi Dulsseckeri, Anno MDCCXIII. Das Buch enthält eine Ausgabe der Poikile historia (varia historia) des Aelian. Das Werk ist allerdings nur in Auszügen bei Stobaios und in der Suda erhalten. Die ersten 15 Kapitel beleuchten Themen der Naturgeschichte, sonst bringt das Werk "moralisierende Geschichten und Anekdoten von großen Männern" (Kroh, Lexikon der antiken Autoren, 1972, St. 4). Text auf Latein und griechisch, Anmerkungen auf Latein. Verlegt bei Dulssecker in Straßburg 1713. Hier die 2. Auflage. 8°, Schweinsledereinband, Kupferstich als Frontispiz, 11 Blatt (Titelei, Widmung, Vorwort von Joachim Kühn, Kurzbiographie, SS. 1-780 (varia historia), SS. 781-824 (Fragmenta aus der Suida), ca. 200 St. Index. Einband berieben und fleckig, Läsur am Rücken (Leder spröde) und an Kante Rücken/Vorderdeckel oben und an Deckelkante unten (ca. 1cm), sonst gut. Vorsatz von alter Hand beschrieben, im Text wird erwähnt "Winckelmanns Sendschreiben" von 1762; unten ausserdem Besitzervermerk von 1873..

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        Geschicht=Schreiber von dem Bischoffthum Wirtzburg. Namentlich I Johann Müller, II Lorentz Friese, III Johann Reinhard, IV Anonymus, V Caspar Brusch, VI Nic. Serarius, VII Anonymus ex Baluzio, VIII Joh. Trithemius, IX Anonymus. Wobey eine vorbereitung Zu der Fränckischen Historie Und die Bildnisse aller Bischöffe: Zusammen getragen und mit einer vorrede versehen. Mit 71 gestoch. Porträts und 1 ausfaltbaren, doppelblattgroßen Karte.

      Frankfurt Fritschen 1713 - Folio. 18 Bll., 1058 S., 5 Bll. hellbrauner, dekorativ blindgepr. Leder-Einband. im Stil d. Zt. getilgter Besitzeintrag unter Frontispiz auf Vortitel, wenige kl. Wasserränder, insgesamt ordentliches, gutes Expl.! - Pfeiffer, Fränk. Bibliographie III - 47774. 1.100 gr. hellbrauner, dekorativ blindgepr. Leder-Einband. im Stil d. Zt.

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        L' Isola di Candia - Creta - NB. F. - pag 308 T 1':.

      - Kupferstich v. Alphonsus Lasor a Varea n. Natale Bonifacio aus Universus terrarum orbis scriptorum calamo delineatus . b. Frambotti & Conzatti in Padua, 1713, 20,5 x 15,2 Zacharakis, A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800 (2. edition 1992), S. 99, Nr. 1226 u. Abb. S. 300, Pl. 237; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 162 (Natale Bonifacio , 1538-1592. Painter and engraver, worked in Venice, Rome and Antwerp. .). - Die Karte zeigt die Insel Kreta. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Kartentitel; mittig rechts Kompaßrose; unten rechts in der Kartenecke Monogramm ('NB. F' = N B F); unten links Darstellung des Poseidon; unten rechts Segelschiff. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Missae in agenda defunctorum

      New edition. This Mass has been constantly reissued until the late eighteenth.Copy to weapons of Friuli and Verona, the Republic of Venice. The eagle and the lion in a central medallion and angular medallions.Bound in red full morocco Italian time in the band. Apud Andram Poleti Venetiis (Venise) 1713 In-folio (22x32cm) 24pp. relié

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        Historia de las Guerras civiles de Francia (2 Teile in 1),

      Antwerpen, Verdussen 1713. - . . . que traduxò con singular cuidado, de la lengua Toscana en la Castellana, el M. R. P. Basilio Varen de Soto . . .Nueva impression, enriquescida von lindas figuras y retratos. Mit 24 gestochenen Porträts, 3 doppelblattgroßen Kupfertafeln, 2 Blatt, 555 Seiten, 4 Blatt, 1 Blatt, 170 Seiten, 3 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 34 x 22 cm, Einband teils berieben, innen leicht gebräunt. Spanische Ausgabe dieses klassisches Werkes über die Hugenottenkriege in Frankreich (1562-1598) und der folgenden Jahre bis 1630 des italienischen Historikers Davila (1576–1631), erstmals in Venedig 1630 auf Italienisch erschienen. Die Kupfer zeigen Szenen des Krieges und Porträtmedaillons in allegorisch geschmückten Rahmen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Elegante legatura in piena pelle rossa, duplice filetto in oro ai piatti; dorso abilmente rifatto con autore e titolo in oro su tassello verde, fregi e filetti sempre in oro agli scomparti; tagli dorati, dentelle interne e sguardie marmorizzate. 2 carte bianche; 91 pagine numerate, compreso il frontespizio con titolo in rosso e nero e ampia allegoria incisa da Vercruysse; 2 carte bianche finali; alla pagina 91, altra allegoria a chiusura del volume incisa su matrice di rame. Da Wikipedia: " Antonio Cocchi nacque a Benevento dove i genitori, Giacinto Cocchi e Beatrice Bianco di Baselice, si erano momentaneamente trasferiti dal natio Mugello per motivi di lavoro, visse gran parte della propria vita a Borgo San Lorenzo, località di cui la famiglia era originaria e dove la stessa aveva numerosi possedimenti. Nel 1713 studiò a Pisa poi a Firenze presso i Padri Scolopi e successivamente si laureò in medicina, seguendo l'attività paterna, presso l'Università di Pisa. Nel 1736 fu nominato lettore di Anatomia nello Studio Fiorentino. In medicina si mosse sulla linea tracciata da Francesco Redi e da Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. Sostenne l'importanza dell'anatomia per gli studi medico - chirurgici. Studiò inoltre le acque termali dei Bagni di San Giuliano, sulle quali scrisse un importante trattato. Fu anche valente naturalista e, nel 1734, ricostituì la Società Botanica di Firenze con Pier Antonio Micheli. Il 12 marzo 1736 fu tra i personaggi che ebbero l'onore di trasportare le ossa di Galileo Galilei, nel nuovo sepolcro allestito nella Basilica di Santa Croce in Firenze. Per alcuni anni esercitò la professione medica sull'Isola d'Elba, quindi viaggiò molto in Europa, in particolare in Francia, in Olanda e in Inghilterra, dove ebbe occasione di conoscere Isaac Newton, dedicandosi quindi allo studio della storia medica, traducendo anche trattati classici greci e latini. La sua attività di scrittore fu indirizzata allo studio di importanti opere letterarie, pubblicando trattati e saggi su opere di Voltaire e di John Milton ed alla traduzione di opere di Senofonte Efesio. Tradusse anche vari scritti greci che formarono la raccolta dei Graecorum chirurgici libri. Tra le sue altre opere si annoverano anche una Vita di Benvenuto Cellini ed il trattatello Del matrimonio". Fu membro dell'Accademia della Crusca ed uno dei primi membri italiani della massoneria (fu iniziato in una Loggia fiorentina nel 1732 che teneva le sue riunioni nel palazzo di famiglia a Firenze). Esemplare in ottime condizioni, ad ampi margini; lievi, modeste, ossidazioni alle prime carte.

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        Les Frères, ou Histoire de Miss Osmond, traduite de l'anglois par M. Depuisieux

      4 Parties en 2 volumes in - 12 (16,9 x 10 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Philippe - Florent de Puisieux (Meaux 1713 - Paris 1772), traducteur français, a publié anonymement de nombreuses traductions du latin, de l'italien et de l'anglais, parmis lesquelles Grammaire géographique de Gordon, Histoire navale de l'Angleterre de Ledyard, Amélie de Fielding, etc. (Nouvelle biographie générale publiée par MM. Firmin Didot frères 41, 187). Exemplaire aux armes de Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (quelques menus défauts). / / 4 Parts bound in 4 volumes 12o (16,9 x 10 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns - in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Philippe - Florent de Puisieux (Meaux 1713 - Paris 1772), french translator, anonymously published numerous translations from latin, italian and english, among them "Grammaire géographique" by Gordon, "Histoire navale de l'Angleterre" by Ledyard, "Amélie" by Fielding, etc. (Nouvelle biographie générale publiée par MM. Firmin Didot frères 41, 187). Copy bearing the arms of Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (Some minor defects).

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        Reyze van Aleppo naar Jeruzalem. Uit het Engelsch vertaalt door G. Muntendam. 2e druk.

      - Utrecht, Willem van Poolsum, 1713.4to. Contemporary vellum. With engraved frontispiece by J. Goeree, engraved printer's device on title-page and 9 engraved plates (5 folding). (6), 188 pp.First Dutch edition was issued in Utrecht in 1705; first printed posthumously in 1703: A journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter A.D. 1697. - 'A very good book, written in a good plain style, which shews the author to have been a clear-headed, rational man, and a very good scholar. Maundrell was so eager to travel that he seized the opportunity to become chaplain to the English factory at Aleppo' (Cox I, p.219). Detailed descriptions of the life and landscapes of Syria, Lebanon and Palestine, including descriptions of the Easter celebrations at Jerusalem in 1698 and the first description of Balbec by an Englishman. - A very fine copy. Cat. NHSM I, p.257; not in Tiele; Blackmer Collection 1095; Atabey Collection 784; Tobler p.116-117; Rohricht p.286; Weber 444. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte de la Souverainete de Neuchatel et Vallangin, dressee sur les Memoires du Sr. D. F. de Merveilleux. Mcin. Rectifies par les Observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences.

      Vers 1713,. 49 x 64 cm, carte gravee coloriee a la main, pli central, papier legerement bruni, dechirures marginales, 1 feuille (54.5 x 65.5 cm).. Carte publiee dans: Guillaume de Lisle, Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties Du Monde, ou sont exactement remarques les empires, monarchies, royaumes, etats, republiques, &c. Premier Geographe de Sa Majeste, Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Froidevaux, Bibliographie neuchateloise, 323.

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        Neuchatel. - Carte de la Souverainete de Neuchatel et Vallangin, dressee sur les Memoires du Sr. D. F. de Merveilleux. Rectifie par les Observations de l'Academie Royale des Sciences.

      Vers 1713,. 49 x 64 cm, carte gravee coloriee a la main, pli central, papier frais, qqs rares taches, 1 feuille (53 x 67.5 cm).. Carte publiee dans: Guillaume de Lisle, Atlas nouveau, contenant toutes les parties Du Monde, ou sont exactement remarques les empires, monarchies, royaumes, etats, republiques, &c. Premier geographe de sa Majeste, Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Froidevaux, Bibliographie neuchateloise, 323.

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        [Opera] Q. Horatius Flaccus, Ex Recensione & Cum Notis Atque Emendationibus Richardi Bentleii - Editio Altera

      Amstelaedami (Amsterdam): Rod. & Gerh. Wetstenios, 1713. [24], 538, [2], 539-717, [5], 5-239pp. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, leather author label to second panel. Rubbed to extremities and covers, corners bumped, ink stains to fore-edge. Internally some light browning, with signatures Nnn, Uuu and Xxx browned, occasional light damp staining to top edge, old ownership inscriptions to title. Engraved frontispiece, title in red and black with engraved vignette. Moss II:17 "useful and creditable editions"; Dibdin II:101-105, "Amsterdam editions of 1713 and 1728 are preferable to the Cambridge one of 1711"; Mills College Editions of Horace 430, Dibdin also notes that the "merits of Bentley are highly extolled by Harles and Mitscherlich: 'Priceps Criticorum' is a title frequently bestowed on him" (Dibdin II:101-2). "Bentley, Richard (1662-1742), philologist and classical scholar ... Bentley's Horace took longer still: less than a year for the text, but nearly seven for the textual notes, during part of which he stopped work altogether. In 1713 a second edition was printed in Amsterdam and a small edition in Cambridge with short notes, prepared by his nephew Thomas Bentley, who became a fellow of Trinity in the following year. A few days after its initial publication Thomas Hearne observed, on 29 January 1712, 'Dr Bentley's Horace is much condemn'd for the great Liberty he hath taken in altering the text' (Remarks, 3.273), and pamphlet attacks soon followed. With more than 700 changes from the vulgate, this was indeed 'unlike any edition of a Latin author ever before given to the world' (Monk, 1.316). Few of Bentley's conjectures are accepted, but many of his accepted emendations began as conjectures before he found support in manuscripts consulted for his notes. Confident in his own divination, Bentley emended 'anything inconsistent with the harmonious measures of classical poetry' (Pfeiffer, 154). Yet, even where his solutions are wrong, Bentley's grasp of textual problems and the learning he brings to bear on them are quite extraordinary. The much quoted note on Odes, book 3, ode 27, line 15'To us reason and common sense are better than a hundred codices'significantly continues, 'especially with the added testimony of the old Vatican codex'." (Oxford DNB). Reprint. Full Calf. Good. 4to.

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        La theorie et la pratique du Jardinage, ou l'on traite à fond des beaux jardins apellés communément les jardins de plaisance et de propreté, composés de parterres, de bosquets, de boulingrins, &c. ? par L.S.A.I.D.A

      Paris: Jean Mariette, ruë saint Jacques, aux Colonne d'Hercule, 1713. "Nouvelle [i.e., third?] edition", expanded. 38 engraved plates, many double-page, some folding) by Jean Mariette, after designs by Alexandre Le Blond. [8], 293, [15] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked, preserving original spine and endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey; and of Nelson A. Rockefeller. Dezallier's (1680-1765) "La Theorie et la Pratique du Jardinage" (first published in 1709) is an important book on the theoretical aspects of eighteenth-century gardening. "The bibliography ... is complicated by the fact that the work was at first published anonymously, then under initials, then as by Alexnadre Le Blond, who furnished the designs for some of the illustrations. As there were a good many editions, and as the names Dezallier d'Argenville and Le Blond (together) may be listed at five diffeent places in dictionary catalogues, it is not easy to bring together complete information. There were editions of 1711, 1715, 1719, 1722, 1737, 1747, 1760, and 1777 ..." (Hunt Catalogue). The "Avis sur Cette Nouvelle Édition" (pp. iii & iv) compares this edition with the first, noting the expansion of both text and plates: 6 new plates for this new edition, and a text expanded by over a third from the first.

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        A Letter from Mr. MacCartney, to a Friend of His in London. Dated at Ostend, Dec. 4-15. 1712. Giving a Particular Account of what pass'd before and at the unfortunate duel between His Grace the D. of Hamilton and L. Mohun

      London: A. Baldwin, 1713. First edition. 18 pp., + [2] pp. ads. 1 vols. Sm 4to. Modern full brown morocco, red morocco label, gold patterned endpapers, trimmed at top edge but otherwise uncut, light browning, ex-library, with stamp on verso of title page. Very good, in a handsome binding. An account of the causes of the sword duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mohun, at which both parties lost their lives.

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        The Antiquities of St. Peter's : Or, the Abbey-Church of Westminster / Containing the Inscriptions and Epitaphs Upon the Tombs and Grave-Stones: with the Lives, Marriages, and Issue of the Most Eminent Personages Therein Reposited; and ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed For J. Nutt (Et Al), 1713, Hardback, 2nd impressionFull Book Title: The Antiquities of St. Peter's : Or, the Abbey-Church of Westminster / Containing the Inscriptions and Epitaphs Upon the Tombs and Grave-Stones: with the Lives, Marriages, and Issue of the Most Eminent Personages Therein Reposited; and Their Coats of ArmsGood to very good copy in the original, blind tooled and bordered aniline calf. Period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains uncommonly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 353 pages; Physical desc. : [vii], 351, [15], 56, [4] p. , [24] plates (1 folded somewhat edge-worn) . Subject: Westminster Abbey - Studies. Sepulchral monuments. Epitaphs. [With the 56pp. Supplement) . A reissue of the 1711 edition, with a new titlepage. Language: English ; Latin ; Multiple languages. Referenced by: ESTCT73464.

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        ["Mayor for Life" - the sale of Municipal Offices in France]. SAMMELBAND of 3 MSS and 2 printed documents, including "Edit du roy portant création de maires perpétuels et d'assesseurs dans les hostels de ville et communautez du royaume. Donné à Versailles au mois d'Aoust 1692

      December 1713 - July 1714. Folio: together 3 manuscripts + 2 printed texts loosely stitched): 10 pp., 1 blank f., 3 pp. (written on vellum), 8 pp. Sewn to: "Declaration du Roy pour le Reglement des fonctions des Maires & de laurs Lieutenans." Paris, 19 Aug. 1702 (11 Sept. 1702) + "Edit du Roy, portant creation de Maires perpetuels..." Paris, Aug. 1692 (27 Aug. 1692). + 1 blank f. (docket). Worn and partially defective; some staining, and priced accordingly. Manuscript and printed documents which illustrate the legislation and regulations of mayors in France, and the sale of municipal offices during the late 17th- and early 18th-century. The present collection a printed copy of the actual 1692 Royal Edict which authorizes the sales of mayoral offices; moreover, there is a contemporary MS account of a lawsuit by such a (former) mayor against the town of Arras. The significance of this rare Edict is described by Michael P. Breen: "In the early 1690s, as the monarchy struggled to keep its armies in the field against the combined forces of England, the Dutch Republic, Austria, and the Holy Roman Empire, it began aggressively to tap the wealth of France's towns, selling virtually all existing municipal offices and creating new ones for sale. In August 1692, Louis XIV created offices of "perpetual mayors" along with new assesseurs in all walled cities except Paris and Lyon. The threat of losing control over their city's principal office, it appears, was enough to motivate the leading inhabitants of many major cities to pay the crown's asking price, often 100,000 livres or more." (SOURCE: "Law, City, and King: Legal Culture, Municipal Politics and State Formation in Early Modern Dijon, pp. 136 et seq.). This is corroborated by Raymond Poincare who states that "From 1692 onwards Louis XIV issued a whole series of edicts and ordinances depriving the ancient electors of the communes of the right of choosing their own mayors ; he created the offices that is, hereditary public appointments of sheriffs, jurats, capitols, and perpetual mayors. The pretext alleged was that the interest of the towns demanded such a step, as they were said to be agitated and disturbed by elections. But in actual truth these offices were created that they might be sold and the royal treasury filled." (SOURCE: How France is Governed, pp. 33-34). The present manuscripts concern a lawsuit by one of these mayors, namely Nicolas-Francois Boucquel (at that time mayor of Arras) against Adrien-Philippe du Carieul, Chevalier, Seigneur de Fiefs, Beauquesne, etc., and the members of the Confrérie Saint Sebastien in Arras. To these manuscripts are attached printed documents which describe the new terms for the office of the "perpetual mayor" and would appear to have been used to support the position of the plaintiff. As if the infallibility of the original 1692 Edict was not enough, the plaintiff also attached a copy of the 19 Aug. 1702 "Declaration du Roy pour le Reglement des fonctions des Maires & de leurs Lieutenans." The document reaffirms the validity of the 1692 and August 1701 Edicts. THE PLAINTIFF: Nicolas-François Boucquel came from a powerful and wealthy family (his father had been ennobled to a charge of Secretary to the King in the Chancery of Paris in 1683). Boucquel became mayor of Arras in March 1692, and was appointed Conseiller Secretaire-Controlleur of the Chancellerie pres le Parlement de Douay in 1703. In this capacity he presided over the renewal of the aldermen and hearing accounts. In 1718 the city of Arras tried to get rid of Boucquel, and suddenly "abolished" the mayoral post, only to appoint François Deslyons the next year. But in 1719, Boucquel was reinstated upon payment of twelve thousand livres. Nicolas-François Bouquel died suddenly December 18, 1726, struck with apoplexy in the rue Saint-Nicolas, in Arras (SOURCE: Dictionnaire historique et archéologique du département du Pas-de-Calais, Volume 1, 1873, p. 52). Several versions of the August 1692 Edict exist, only one of which appears to be in the U.S. (at Harvard). The present 4-page folio edition (without the name of the printer or publisher) does not appear to be listed on OCLC.

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