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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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        DELL'ANATOMIA. DISCORSO D'ANTONIO COCCHI MUGELLANO.

      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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        Eloge de la folie, -

      Chez Pierre Vander An 1713 -, Leide - 1 volume. In-12 296 pp. Reliure demi-veau vert glacé. Dos à nerfs avec caissons dorés et date en queue. Tête dorée. Intérieur frais. Illustré d'un frontispice, d'une planche avec portrait, de 6 planches pliées et de 75 vignettes d'après Holbein. Bel exemplaire. PREMIERE EDITION rare de cette traduction et premier tirage des gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Philosophiae naturalis Principia mathematica. Auctore Isaaco Newtonio Equite Aurato. Editio Secunda Auctior et Emendatior

      Cambridge: [Cornelius Crownfield], 1713. The second edition, expanded and corrected, and the first to include the General Scholium in which Newton gives a general resumé of the work. One of about 750 copies printed, of which 250 were sent to Holland and France. Engraved vignette on title, one folding engraved plate, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text. 14 leaves, 484, [8] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Modern brown half morocco and cloth, two small paper repairs to title page at right margin and one small repair to the second leaf, not affecting the text. The second edition, expanded and corrected, and the first to include the General Scholium in which Newton gives a general resumé of the work. One of about 750 copies printed, of which 250 were sent to Holland and France. Engraved vignette on title, one folding engraved plate, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text. 14 leaves, 484, [8] pp. 1 vols. 4to. The Second Principia. The critical second edition of what is incontestably the single most important scientific work ever published, one which laid the foundations for modern physics. Published in Newton's lifetime by his friend and collaborater, Roger Cotes (1682-1716), this edition contains for the first time Cotes' Preface which lays out Newton's method, a 7 pp. Index, and most importantly, Newton's own celebrated conclusion entitled SCHOLIUM GENERALE (pp. 481-484), written in response to the objections of Berkeley and Leibniz, in which the author expresses the religious conceptions underlying and supporting his empirical-mathematical construct. "Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler had certainly shown the way; but where they described the phenomena they observed, Newton explained the underlying universal laws. The PRINCIPIA provided the great synthesis of the cosmos, proving finally its physical unity. Newton showed that the important and dramatic aspects of nature that were subject to the universal law of gravitation could be explained, in mathematical terms, within a single physical theory. With him the separation of natural and supernatural, of sublunar and superlunar worlds disappeared. The same laws of gravitation and motion rule everywhere; for the first time a single mathematical law could explain the motion of objects on earth as well as the phenomena of the heavens. The whole cosmos is composed of inter-connecting parts influencing each other according to these laws" (PMM).

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        Histoire de l'Admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduite de l'Espagnol. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée.

      Paris, Compagnie des Libraires, 1713. - 6 volumes in-12. frontispice. 8ff. 440pp. + frontispice. 3ff. 432pp. + frontispice. 4ff. 442pp. + frontispice. 5ff. 532pp. + 4ff. 482pp. (i.e.494). + frontispice. 4ff. 501pp. 1f. 58 planches hors-texte dont 2 en double. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque, quelques défauts, une coiffe réparée anciennement, quelques coiffes élimées). Importante édition en partie originale, dans la traduction classique de Filleau de Saint-Martin. Elle contient pour la première fois un sixième tome, écrite sans nom d'auteur en continuation du cinquième tome qui contenait déjà une suite composée par Filleau de Saint-Martin en 1695. "Como se ha dicho, Filleau de Saint-Martin publicó una continuación de Don Quijote en 1695, pero sobrevino su muerte y quedó sin acabar. Un anónimo la continuó simulando que la traducía de un manuscrito español de Cide-Hamete Benangely, formando un tomo sexto, que desde ahora se junta a los Quijotes en francés" (Palau). 58 planches hors texte, incluant les 5 frontispices (le cinquième tome n'en possède pas). Rousseurs et quelques taches. Assez bon exemplaire cependant, relié à l'époque. Palau, 52718. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vita del Cavalier Gio.Lorenzo Bernino, Descritta da Domenico Bernino suo figlio

      1713. BERNINI, Domenico. Vita del Cavalier Gio.Lorenzo Bernino, Descritta da Domenico Bernino suo figlio. [20], 180, [8] pp. Illustrated with the full-page portrait of Gian-Lorenzo engraved by Arnold van Westerhout after a painting by Giovanni Battista Gaulli, known as Baciccio. 8vo., 239 x 175 mm, bound in contemporary Italian vellum over boards. In Roma: Rocco Bernabo, 1713. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. Though nearly twice the length of the earlier 'Vita of Bernini' written by Filippo Baldinucci (1682), this version omits the catalogue of the artist's works and the nine architectural engravings. When comparing the two works, Domenico's biography was considered a doppelganger of its predecessor. Although both works use virtually the same title, Domenico omits the professional identities scultore, architetto, e pittore on his title, which underscores the son's emphasis on Bernini the 'man' in place of Baldinucci's account of Bernini the 'artist.' Until the late twentieth century, it was believed that Baldinucci's Vita del Cavaliere Gio. Lorenzo Bernino was the ultimate word on Bernini. The biography that followed 31 years later written by Bernini's youngest son Domenico Bernini (1657-1724) was considered by Adolfo Venturi, Julius von Schlosser and many others to be a shameless example of plagiarism of the earlier Baldinucci text. However, in 1919 Erwin Panofsky began investigating the two nearly similar texts and recorded that he felt Domenico's version to be more persuasive (see: "Die Scala Regia im Vatikan und die Kunstanschauungen Berninis," Jahrbuch der Preussischen Kunstsammlungen 40 (1919, pp. 241-78, especially 272 n. 1 and 276 n. 4). In 1966 Cesare D'Onofrio, following Panofsky's lead, compared the two texts in light of a detailed analysis of what was then known about the genesis of Baldinucci's and Domenico's biographies, and he hypothesized that Baldinucci relied heavily on material provided by the Bernini family, including a complete manuscript Vita written by Domenico while his artist/father was still alive (see: "Note Berniniane 2: Priorità della biografia di Domenico Bernini su quella del Baldinucci," Palatino 10 (1966), pp. 201-8). "Though his Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini was published only in 1713, Domenico wrote the first draft of this full-length biography of his father in the late 1670s (see the publisher's "Preface to the Reader"), while his father was still alive and with presumably some input from his father, if only in the indirect form of anecdotes and tales told by Bernini to his children at the dinner table and remembered by the author while compiling his biography. The most compelling evidence leads scholars now to conclude that Domenico's lost first draft, in fact, supplied the substance of the biography of Bernini published in 1682 by Florentine art critic Filippo Baldinucci, for there is no other persuasive explanation for the substantial amount of verbatim repetition between the two works. Though Baldinucci's work for many years enjoyed pride of place among the scant primary sources for the life and works of Bernini, it is Domenico's biography that represents the most important biographical source" (Franco Mormando, The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. A Translation and Critical Edition, with Introduction and Commentary, Penn State University Press, 2011). "When D'Onofrio's hypotheses about the genesis and priority of the biographies finally took hold in the 1980s, Domenico's text came to be considered the biography that stood closer to Bernini himself, even proffering the promise of conveying actual one-on-one exchanges between artist and biographer" (see Introduction to Maarten Delbeke's Life of Bernini, Penn State University Press, 2007). Some pencil underlining, else a fine copy. Cicognara 2209. Schlosser-Magnino 469. Rossetti 1009.

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        Traité de la police, Où l'on trouvera l'Histoire de son Etablissement, les Fonctions et les Prerogatives de ses Magistrats, toutes les Loix et tous les Reglemens qui la concernent. On y a joint une Description historique et topographique de Paris

      First Edition. A fourth volume appeared in 1722 in the second edition.Bound in full calf Used era. chez Michel Brunet A Paris 1713 - 1719 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in Folio (25x41,5cm) relié

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        Die vier Jahreszeiten. Vollständige Folge. 4 Kupferstiche mit Radierungen.

      . In der Platte signiert "P. Gallays invenit, delineavit et sculpsit", bezeichnet "AParis chez P. Gallax, rue St. Jacques a St. Francois de Sales.", unterhalb der Darstellung mit dem Textrand. Ausgezeichnete, gleichmäßige Drucke mit Rändchen um die Einfassungslinie bzw. auf diese geschnitten, alle mit dem Textrand. Alle fest auf Unterlageblatt aufgezogen. Je ca. 51 x 72,3 cm.. Nicht bei Le Blanc. Großformatige Drucke. - Der Zeichner, Kupferstecher und Verleger P. Gallays, 1713 urkundlich in Paris erwähnt, stach Bildnisse, Heiligenblätter und Darstellungen zeitgenössischer Ereignisse - auch nach Vorlagen anderer Künstler. - Teils mit Quetschfalten, etwas vergilbt und fleckig. Teils mit geringen Oberflächenbeschabungen, weitere leichte Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Three Physico-Theological Discourses : Concerning. I. II. III. , the Primitive Chaos, and Creation of the World. the General Deluge, its Causes and Effects. the Dissolution of the World, and Future Conflagration ... / by John Ray ...

      London : Printed For William Innys, ..., 1713, Hardback, Third EditionFinely bound in modern speckled calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 456 pages; Third edition, ... Much more enlarged than the former editions, from the author's own MSS. [Edited by W. Derham]. Physical desc. : xxxi, [1], 456 p. , I pl. (front. ) (port. ) , iv pl. : ill. ; 20 cm. Subject: Cosmology & Geology - Early works to 1800.

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        Das Erneuerte Alterthum, Oder Curieuse Beschreibung einiger vormahls berühmten, theils verwüsteten und zerstörten, theils aber wieder neu auferbauten Berg-Schlösser (3 Bände in 1)

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Stössels Erben bzw. Niedt, 1713/15.. in Teutschland. Mit 2 gestochenen Frontisp., 7 Blatt, 650 Seiten, 17 Blatt; 6 Blatt, 336 Seiten, 8 Blatt; 1 Blatt, 336 Seiten, 8 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 17 x 10,5 cm,. Vorsatz mit Anmerkungen, Stempel auf dem ersten Titelblatt, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt, Titel des 2. und 3. Bandes mit Fleck im weißen Rand. Komplett mit allen drei Teilen selten. Umfangreiche Beschreibung deutscher Burgen und Schlösser und deren teils bewegte Geschichte.

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        La Science des Personnes de la Cour, de l'epee et de la Robe.Tome Premier

      Freres Chatelain, Amsterdam 1713 - Volume 1 (Tome Premier) only. 1713, later edition. Hardcover, 12mo., 19th- century calf with newer leather spine (the spine from the rebind is housed in a glassine envelope affixed to the rear pastedown). Engraved frontis plus 24 plates, all of which are quite elaborate fold-out charts or maps. Strong binding, reinforced. Plates and contents in excellent condition. Bookplate of the former owner, noted book collector Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, on the front pastedown. Volume 1 only. RARE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Schönheiten des Winters historisch und physikalisch abgeschildert. Frankfurt u. Leipzig, o.Dr. 1756. 8°. 6 Bll., 292 S. Pbd. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      - Holzmann-B. VI, 7444 (gibt als Druckort Tübingen an).- Mit einer Vorrede des Tübinger Professors der Physik u. Mathematik Johann Kies (1713-1781).- Matthaeus Hiller (1646-1725) handelt das Thema in 7 Kapiteln ab: Von den vier Jahreszeiten; Von dem Reiffe; Von den Winden; Von der Kälte; Von dem Schnee; Von allerhand Gefrierungen und Erscheinungen der Kälte; Von vermischten oder zerschiedenen Vergnügungen des Winters.- Leicht gebräunt, Ebd. etw. berieben.

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        Inleidinge tot het Ceremonieel, en de Plegtigheden der Begraavenissen, en der Wapen-Kunde: Uit deszelfs Oorspronkelykheid aangeweezen en opgeheldert. 1. Druck.

      Delft, Andries Voorstad, 1713. - Gest. Titel, Drucktitel, 8 Bll., 266 S. Mit gest. Titel und 3 Kupfertafeln. 8°. Lederband d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung, Rückenschild und Stehkantenvergoldung. Gering berieben und bestoßen; kleine Fehlstelle (ca. 2 mm) am oberen Kapital; Vorsätze leimschattig und stockfleckig - ansonsten nur gering stockfleckig; S. 98/99 mit kl. Rndeinriß . 2 Tafeln zeigen Grabmäler (u. a. dasjenige von Hugo Grotius, vgl. Abbildung), die 3. eine mittelalterliche Grabinschrift. Cornelis van Alkemade (1654-1737); niederländscher Jurist und Historiker; bedeutender Graphiksammler. NL

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        Memoires de la vie du comte de Grammont; contenant particulierement l'histoire amoureuse de la cour d'Angleterre, sous le regne de Charles II

      Cologne: Pierre Marteau, 1713. First edition. Full calf, raised bands, six gilt decorated compartments, marbled endpapers. Title in red and black. Spine scuffed else a very good copy with boards rubbed, a few tiny worm holes to the top edge of the rear board, endpapers toned at the edges, binding tight, text clean with only some odd foxing. 12mo.(17 cm). Thought to be written all or in part by Anthony Hamilton, Grammont's brother-in-law, a Jacobite officer who fought at the Boyne and settled in France after the first exile of the Stuarts. Grammont was an unscrupulous libertine and gambler who was eventually banished from the Court of Louis XIV for casting an eye (most certainly more) on one of the King's favorites. Grammont appears to have dictated the first and most entertaining section, down to his exile, to Hamilton while the last part, largely concerned with scandals of the court of Charles II, is by Hamilton. "The memoirs are written in admirable French, in a light, easy, slightly ironic style," OCFL. Armorial bookplate of de Constant Rebecque. Brunet III, p.29; Picot / Rothschild 1693. Graesse 204 (Later ed.). Ruble 452. Querard 815-16. Backer 1065.

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        Historia Patriarcharum Alexandrinorum Jacobitarum ad Marco usque ad Finem Saeculi XIII

      Paris: Apud Franciscum Fournier, 1713. Pp. [44], 612, [12]. Woodcut printer?'s device, ornaments, and initials; engraved vignette. Recently rebound in quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt spine, new endpapers. Older bookplate on pastedown, title a little soiled, marginal dampstain to first few preliminary leaves, but otherwise a very clean, crisp copy in an attractive modern binding. The First Edition of the French theologian and Orientalist, Eusèbe Renaudot?'s pioneering study of the Coptic church in Egypt, still considered one of the standard sources for material on the subject. "C?'est le plus connu et le plus savant des ouvrages de l?'abbé Renaudot, et le Recueil le plus complet que l?'on possède sur l?'histoire ecclesiastique de l?'Egypte et de la nation Copte." (Biblio graphie Universelle, Ancienne et Moderne, vol. 37, p.335).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Quarto.

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        Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.

      [University Press], Cambridge 1713 - 4to. [xxviii], 484, [6] pp. Complete with 1 folding plate and numerous textual diagrams. Contemporary blind-paneled calf, rebacked; marginal browning on the paste-down and flyleaves, very light marginal dampstains. Ownership signature of Jacobi Hebard on front paste-down. One of only 750 copies printed, this second edition of the Principia, edited by Roger Cotes, contains a leaf of verses by Halley not mentioned in Gray’s bibliography of Newton. In his important preface, Cotes attacks the Cartesian philosophy then still in vogue in the universities, and refutes an assertion that Newton’s theory of attraction is a "causa occulta." Additional material was added by Newton himself, including a second preface and an expanded chapter on the lunar theory of comets. A General Scholium was also added in which Newton sums up the purpose and accomplishment of the work.

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        I. Absinthium vulgare. II. Absinthium Latifolium marinum. III. Absinthium Ponticum album.

      Nuremburg 1713 - Copper-engraving, with fine hand colour. Dimensions: 520 by 420mm. (20.50 by 16.50 inches). A magnificent plate 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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        I. Reseda Plinij. II. Dracuncellus Hortensis. III. Abrotanum Mas.

      Nuremburg 1713 - Copper-engraving, with fine hand colour. Dimensions: 520 by 420mm. (20.50 by 16.50 inches). A magnificent plate 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. Nissen 158; Pritzel 745; Hunt 430; Blunt, pp 95-97; Stafleu & Cowan 497.

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        I. Thalictrum flore incarnato. II. Thalictrum flore albo. III. Fumaria tenuifolia floreniveo.

      Nuremburg 1713 - Copper-engraving, with fine hand colour. Dimensions: 520 by 420mm. (20.50 by 16.50 inches). A magnificent plate 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. Nissen 158; Pritzel 745; Hunt 430; Blunt, pp 95-97; Stafleu & Cowan 497.

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        I. Geranium moscatum odoratum. II. Geranium Fuscum. III. Geranium Saxatile.

      Nuremburg 1713 - Copper-engraving, with fine hand colour. Dimensions: 520 by 420mm. (20.50 by 16.50 inches). A magnificent plate 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. Nissen 158; Pritzel 745; Hunt 430; Blunt, pp 95-97; Stafleu & Cowan 497.

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        Essais de Morale, contenus en divers Traités, sur plusieurs devoirs importans. En 8 TOMES

      DESPREZ Guillaume / DESESSARTZ Jean 1713 - RO80062142: 336 + 324 + 351 + 352 + 336 + 531 + 379 + 350 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Relié plein veau. Tomaison et caissons dorés sur le dos à 5 nerfs. Tranches rouges Manque les pièces de titre. Epidermures et quelques coins frottés. Quelques passages soulignés aux crayons de couleurs, rouges. TOME I : De la faiblesse de l'Homme, De la Soumission à la volonté de Dieu - De la Crainte de Dieu . TOME II : De la Civilté Chrétienne, De la Grandeur, Réflexions sur le Traité de Sénèque . TOME III : De la Connaissance de soi-même - Des diverses manières dont on tente Dieu - De la Comédie . TOME IV : Sur les quatre dernières Fins de l'Homme - Sur la pratique de la vigilance Chrétienne. TOME V : De l'Obéissance - Des Atraits - Des Supérieures - Des marques éloignées de vocation . TOME VI : Sur l'Epistre du Dimanche - Sur l'Evangile de la Messe pour le Jour de Noel . TOME VII : Sur l'Evangile de Mercredi des Cendres - Sur l'Evangile du IIIe Dimanche de Carême . TOME VIII : Sur l'Evangile du Dimanche de la Passion - Sur l'Epistre du Dimanche des Rameaux - Sur l'Evangile du Jeudi Saint . In-18 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 210-Philosophie et théorie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CONSTITUZIONI del venerabil monastero di S. Matteo in Arcetri militante sotto l'insegne del serafico padre San Francesco approvate dall'illustriss. e reverendiss. monsignore Tommaso Buonaventura de' conti Della Gherardesca arcivescovo di Firenze.

      - In Firenze, nella stamperia di sua altezza reale, per Jacopo Guiducci, e Santi Franchi, 1713, in-4, cartonatura marmorizzata coeva, pp. 40. Un rigo di testo cancellato a penna nel Settecento a p. 5. Ottimo esemplare. Molto raro: un solo esemplare censito in ICCI (alla Nazionale di Firenze). Ex-libris Piero Gerini. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Windsor-Forest. To the Right Honourable George Lord Lansdown

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintott 1713. - Folio, pp. [2], 18; slight spotting but a very good copy, disbound.First edition of Pope's second separately published poem, preceded by An Essay on Criticism in 1711. Written in the tradition that young poets begin with pastoral verse, Windsor-Forest, with its epigraph from Virgil's Eclogues, was the poem that first won Swift's regard and laid foundations for the 'most celebrated literary friendship of the earlier eighteenth century' (Oxford DNB).The poem takes its title from the royal forest which surrounded the farming village of Binfield in Berkshire, where Pope lived from the age of eleven – anti-Catholic legislation had forced his family to leave London in 1692. 'Granted the idealization of the English countryside the scenery it describes corresponds with remarkable accuracy to features actually present in the landscape' (Maynard Mack). Pope rescued the earlier, descriptive, section of the poem from his own juvenilia. The conclusion, with its vision of the peace that was hoped for following the Treaty of Utrecht, gives it a political dimension. The oaks of Windsor forest become a symbol of Englishness and, significantly for Pope, of the Stuarts. The prophecy that the trees will 'rush' bravely into the seas as new ships for naval conquests is a further endorsement for Queen Anne's reign. 'Non injussa cano' begins the epigraph, 'not without warrant I sing' (Virgil, Eclogues, vi.9): Pope's warrant for the concluding lines in particular was the encouragement of the dedicatee, the Tory statesman and poet, George Granville.'Pope was aware that the treaty of Utrecht was supposed to give Britain increased access to the slave trade. Yet his concluding vision explicitly includes abolition of slavery (ll. 407–12). Among scores of poems on the peace, Windsor-Forest appears to be the only one to mention actual (not metaphorical) slavery and oppose it' (Oxford DNB).Foxon P987; Griffith 9; Rothschild 1567. Language: English

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        LA COMMARE O' RACCOGLITRICE Divisa in tre libri.

      Venezia, per Domenico Lovisa, 1713. In-8 p. (mm. 218x168), p. pergam. coeva (risg. rifatti), tit. ms. al dorso, pp (32),390 (ma 392), ornato da testate, grandi iniziali e finali inc. su legno; con interessanti e numerose figure nel t. che illustrano lo sviluppo del feto, i parti e gli stumenti ostetrici, tutte xilografate. Opera ?"in questa ultima editione corretta & accresciuta di nuova Aggiunta, cavata dal Libro delle Medicine partenenti all?'infermità delle donne gravide di Giovanni Marinello. Et altra di un gravissimo Autore, nel quale si rissolvono alcuni dubij importanti circa il battesimo de i bambini, e si danno alcuni avvisi spirituali molto à proposito per le partorienti, et un Trattato del Colostro, dove si tratta di diversi mali de i bambini con le loro cause, e rimedij singolari, di Pietro di Castro, medico fisico avignonese?". Cfr. Cat. Piantanida,II,1967 e segg. (per le numer. ediz.): "opera molto importante, essendo il primo libro di ostetricia pubblicato in Italia e assai in voga nel XVII secolo e in quello successivo" - Wellcome,IV, p. 116 - Blake, p. 302. Esemplare ben conservato. "Il Mercurio era medico riputatissimo; sembra che egli abbia esercitato l'ostetricia pratica in Francia intorno al 1571. Nel suo celeberrimo libro ?"La commare?", pubblicato a Venezia nel 1595, viene per la prima volta affermato che il bacino ristretto è un'indicazione per il taglio cesareo". Così Castiglioni, p. 480.

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        Acta Primorum Martyrum Sincera & Selecta. Ex Libris Cum Editis, Tum Manuscriptis Collecta, Eruta Vel Emendata, Notisque & Observationibus Illustrata. Opera & Studio Domni Theodorici Ruinart, ... His Praemittitur Praefatio ... (Truncated)

      Amstelaedami, Ex Officina Wetsteniana, 1713, Hardback, Editio secundaFull Book Title: Acta Primorum Martyrum Sincera & Selecta. Ex Libris Cum Editis, Tum Manuscriptis Collecta, Eruta Vel Emendata, Notisque & Observationibus Illustrata. Opera & Studio Domni Theodorici Ruinart, ... His Praemittitur Praefatio Generalis..... . ...in Qua Refellitur Dissertatio Undecima Cyprianica Henrici Dodwelli De Paucitate MartyrumFull contemporary aniline calf, very good; minor rubbing and toning as with age. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a Morocco label. Spine compartments elaborately and uniformly tooled in gilt. An uncommonly good example - scans etc. On request. ; 645 pages; Editio secunda ab ipso auctore recognita, emendata & aucta. Description; [8], LXXVII, [7], 645, [3] p. , [1] c. Di tav. : antip. Calcogr. ; fol. Subjects: Martyrs. Printer's device with the title printed in corresponding red and black. Signatures; a-k4 l6 A-4G4 4H6 4I-4K4 4L6.

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        En book af menniskiones slächt och Jesu Christi börd eller, Bibliskt slächt-register från Adam, til Iesu Christi Heliga Moder Jungfru Maria, och hennes trolåfwade man Ioseph : med the förnämsta hufwud-slächters brenar efter then Heliga Srift och lärda mäns böcker.

      Kongl. Antiquities Archivi Bostrnckaren, Stockholm 1713 - First edition, folio, pp. [8], 210; engraved frontis and engraved vignette title, 5 engraved plates (3 folding), numerous woodcut illus. throughout the text, several full-p., plus tables (a number double-p.), typographic ornaments and initials, text partially in Gothic letter; a few spots and stains, but generally a very good, sound copy in contemporary full paneled calf, rebacked. Genealogical register of Biblical characters, from Adam to Mary and Joseph. A handsome production typographically, and with many textual illustrations of monuments and inscriptions. Minnesota and Oklahoma only in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De nieuwe naauwkeurige Nederlandse Hovenier onderwijsende hoe hier te lande, onder it climaat een tuin, met sijn Parken, Paaden, Glintingen en Heiningen wel sal aangeleid, en de Boomen aan deese moeten geplant, gesnoeid, aangebonden en onderhouden werden. En op was wijse men onvrugtbaare Boomen, 't sy Karrel-Steen-Vrugten Vrugtbaar maaken, en nu wel draagsaam, alsoo bewaaren kan...

      Leiden, J. Du Vivie, 1713. 4to (200 x 155mm). pp. (xiv, including frontispiece), 286, (10), with engraved frontispiece and 14 engraved plates; a fine copy in contemporary Dutch calf. First edition of this rare Dutch work on fruit trees. The charming frontispiece, by F. Bleiswyk, depicts a lady and gentleman strolling through a formal garden while 11 gardeners attend to their work. The plates illustrate the layout of an orchard and the growth and care of fruit trees, including techniques of pruning and the extermination of insect pests.//Arnold Arboretum (supplement) p. 222; Wageningen. Catalogus Speciale Collecties I, 254.

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        De' secreti del r. d. Alessio piamontese, parti quattro. Novamente ristampati, e da molti errori ricorretti.

      Venedig, Bortolo Zerletti 1713. 554, [38] pp 8° - Im Innnendeckel Exlibris des Heraldikers Oskar Göschen. Sehr guter Zustand..

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        A compleat history of the late war in the Netherlands. Together with an abstract of the Treaty of Utrecht

      London: William Pearson for Thomas Ward. 1713. "First edition, 1 volume in 2, 8vo, pp. [2] ads, [10], 23 (subscribers' list), [1], xvi, 218; [2], 221-448, [12] index; full contemporary paneled calf, gilt spines, red morocco labels; spines rubbed, small cracks starting at ends of joints, but generally a very good, sound set with the full compliment of 15 double-page engraved maps and plans. Horn 445: ""Plainly this rather sumptuous work was issued for aristocratic readers. While it pays tribute to Marlborough, Blenheim, which is called Hochstet, is attributed to God's intervention as much as to the ""sedateness"" and courage of the two commandersÉ It is not surprising that neither Marlborough's names, nor any of his family, nor those of Addison, Steele, Garth, nor Godolphin, Sunderland, Halifax and other Whig leaders appear on the list of subscribers. This is among the earliest formal histories of Marlborough's military career."""

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        Consultationum Medicinalium centuria prima, Quam in gratiam Clinicorum evulgat Hyeronymus Gaspari...

      Patavii, ex Typographia Seminarii, apud Jo. Manfrè, 1713. PRIMA EDIZIONE pubblicata dopo la morte dell?autore a cura del medico veronese Girolamo Gaspari. Malpighi è considerato il fondatore dell?embriologia descrittiva. Interessanti le considerazioni sulla follia (da pag. 18 a 48 e da 92 a 102). In 4to, cartone coevo originale con rinforzo al dorso; pp. (8), 179. Bell?esemplare con barbe, qualche alone marginale all?inizio ed alla fine; minime tracce d?uso alla legatura. Vinciana 1949: pregiata e rara edizione originale; Putti, 651; Capparoni I pag. 73 e seg. Axs

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        Le misantrope contenant Des Réfléxions Critiques, Satyriques & Comiques, sur les défauts des hommes. [Le misantrope pour l'année M.DCC.XI.; Le misantrope de l'ann'e M.DCC.XII. ]

      A La Haye, Chez T. Johnson, MDCCXI, MDCCXII (1712-1713). - 2 volumes in 1 ; 17 cm. ; OCLC: 43360329 ; contemporary banded leather, peeling at spine ; This is the complete collection of the 85 issued numbers of van Effen's Le Misantrope, considered the first magazine to be published in Europe, patterned on that of The Spectator of Addison and Steele ; Justus van Effen was born in Utrecht, and after a botched attempt to complete a scientific degree at the University of Utrecht, as well as a couple of wild love affairs, he made his way to London where he spent much time in the company of the literary circles that frequented the then-scandalous coffee houses ; upon his return to the Netherlands, he eventually makes his way to the Hague, where he is employed for a time. Here he publishes the magazine in numbers written anonymously, selling for half a stuiver. Although the magazine fails after just two years, and van Effen goes on to publish other, more lavish serial publications, this remains his most important contribution. After much acclaim in his later years, and after arranging for the livelihood of his mistress and illegitimate children by a deathbed marriage, van Effen died of cancer in Den Bosch on September 18, 1735 ; G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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