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        Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica Editio Secunda auctior et emendatior.

      - Engraved vignette on title, one folding engraved plate (a bit foxed), & numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. 14 p.l., 484, [8] pp. Large 4to, cont. English speckled calf (finely rebacked & recornered by Aquarius). Cambridge: [University Press], 1713. Second edition and a fine copy; this is the first edition to include the General Scholium in which Newton gives a general resumé of the work. This edition was edited by Newton’s favorite pupil, Roger Cotes, who provided an important preface in which he undertook to explain and defend Newton’s account of gravity. Very fine copy. ? Babson 12. See Dibner, Heralds of Science, 11, Horblit 78, and Printing & the Mind of Man 161 for the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PHILOSOPHIÆ NATURALIS PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA Auctore Isaaco Newtono, Equite Aurato. Edition Secunda Auctior et Emendatior

      Cambridge: (University Press), 1713. The second edition, the first to include the General Scholium in which Newton gives a general resume 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. Large 4to, bound in full English contemporary polished calf, the spine fully gilt and very handsome, morocco lettering label gilt, compartments handsomely gilt between raised bands of the spine. 14 leaves, 484, [8]. A very handsome copy, the back expertly and exquisitely restored to style, title with usual offset from binding turn-ins in fore-margin, fore-margin of title very slightly frayed, small neat repair to upper inner corner of title. ONE OF THE GREATEST BOOKS EVER PENNED, AND A FOUNDATION OF ALL MODERN SCIENCE. THE CORNERSTONE TREATISE ON DYNAMICS AND GRAVITATION, &#147;THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION OF THE 17TH CENTURY&#148; (Horblit) A pleasing and handsome copy of the PRINCIPIA. "Richard Bentley, Master of Trinity College, was instrumental in bringing out this second edition, which was edited by Roger Cotes, F.R.S. In his important preface, Cotes attacks the Cartesian philosophy then still in vogue in the universities, and refutes an assertion that Newton&#39;s theory of attraction is a causa occulta. It contains a second preface by Newton and considerable additions, the chapters on the lunar theory and the theory of comets being much enlarged" (- Babson 12).<br> Newton, in the PRINCIPIA, stated the three laws of motion that establish the relationship of mass, force, and direction; he also discussed the movement of bodies through gases and liquids, and defined mass and force and the corpuscular theory of light. But most importantly, he established the principal of universal gravitation and the motion of the planets. "Copernicus, Newton, and Einstein are the three corner-stones of our conception of the universe. Few could grasp Newton&#39;s reasoning at the time, and his fame was spread on the Continent by Voltaire&#39;s ELEMENS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE DE NEUTON, 1738" (PMM).<br> Roger Cotes, 1682-1716, &#147;was not only able enough to see where Principia could be improved, but also able to criticise Newton and correct his errors without ever antagonising him - no mean feat ... [Cotes&#146;s Preface contains] a strong attack against Cartesian physics in general and the vortex theory of planetary motion in particular ... The most significant feature remains the number of changes introduced into this edition [including] the propositions on the resistance of fluids, the lunar theory, the procession of the equinoxes, the theory of comets ... On [Cotes&#146;s] death Newton bestowed on him the tribute he had denied him in his life: if he had lived we might have known something&#148;.

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

      Cambridge: [Cornelius Crownfield], 1713 - 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) 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. 4to. Engraved vignette on title, one folding engraved plate, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text. 14 leaves, 484, [8] pp. 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. Wallis 8; Grey 8; Babson 8; DSB X, p. 64; for the first edition of the PRINCIPIA (1687), see: PMM 161; Dibner 11; Horblit 78; Norman 1586 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL PARNASSO ESPAÑOL, MONTE EN DOS CUMBRES DIVIDIDO, CON LAS NUEVE MUSAS CASTELLANAS. Donde se contienen poesias. salen aora añadido con adorno de unas Dissertaciones à cada una de las Musas.

      Imp. Manuel Román. Madrid, 1713 - . 21 cm. [16], 634 pág., 9 h. de índices (sign. [calderón]4, 2[calderón]6, A-Z4, 2A-Z4, 3A-Z4, 4A-M4, 4N2). Marca tipográfica en la portada (Vindel 573), orlada. Capitulares y culs-de-lampe xilográficas. Texto con apostillas marginales. Ilustr. con 7 grabados calcográficos. Enc. en pergamino a la romana, tejuelo. Puntos de óxido, papel algo tostado, cercos de antigua humedad en varias páginas. Fina señal de taladro entre las páginas 231 y 280, sin afectar al texto. Restauración de anterior poseedor en página 179. Marcas de anterior poseedor en la portada y en un grabado. * Primera cumbre del Parnaso de Francisco de Quevedo (1580-1645) dedicado a las seis musas que, junto a las tres de la segunda cumbre, reflejaban una clasificación por temas de la obra del poeta. Si Clío alaba con sus versos a personajes históricos de todos los tiempos, Polimnia es el eco del poema moral, mientras que Melpómene ejerce de altavoz de la poesía fúnebre mediante la presentación de exequias o epitafios. Erato, la cuarta Musa, encarna la temática amorosa: es precisamente en este apartado donde encontramos a Lisi, supuesta amante del poeta. Por último, Terpsícore y Talía se centran en otra de las conocidas facetas del autor, el poema satírico-burlesco. En cuanto a la primera de las láminas: "Especial mención merece [.] la versión hispana, castellanizada, del motivo que nos ofrece la ilustración de la portada para la edición de El Parnaso español de Francisco de Quevedo, editado en Madrid por Melchor Sánchez, en 1668." que nuestro ejemplar también reproduce (María Isael Rodríguez López, Iconografía de Apolo y las musas en el arte antiguo y sus pervivencias en el arte occidental, pág. 484). Palau 244340. CCPB 787579-7 y 69007-4. literatura española, siglo de oro, quevedo Poesia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays upon several Moral Subjects, vis. The religious stoic. Solitude preferr'd to publick employment. Moral gallantry. The moral history of frugality: with its opposite vices. An essay on reason.

      Printed for D.Brown, R.Sare, J.Churchill, J. Nicholson, B.Tooke, and G.Strahan, London 1713 - 8vo. pp, xv, (xiii), 442, (viii). Each essay or treatise has its own title page dated 1711. Half title. Full calf, re-backed, retaining original boards and endpapers. The new spine has 5 raised bands with morocco title label. The restoration is a highly competent piece of work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codex juris ecclesiastici Anglicani or, the statutes, constitutions, canons, rubricks and articles, of the Church of England, methodically digested under their proper heads. With a commentary, historical and juridical (Complete in Two Volumes)

      London : printed by J. Baskett 1713 - Complete in two volumes. London : printed by J. Baskett; and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. And are to be sold by R. Whitledge, 1713. Folio, 15â?&#157; x 10â?&#157;. 1291 pp + Appendix of Instruments, Tables, Index. Contemporary full leather boards. Spine has 6 bands, red and tan title plates, intricate giltwork on spine and borders. Front board of volume 2 detached, cracking to hinges, binding starting. Red speckled page edges. Red and black title page in volume 1. Title page missing from volume 2. Foxing, mostly around end pages. Ownership inked in classic hand on title page. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Edmund Gibson was a British divine and jurist. While a conservative in church politics, and opposed to Methodism, he was no persecutor, and indeed broke with Walpole on the Quakers' Relief Bill of 1736. He exercised oversight over the morals of his diocese; and his denunciation of the masquerades which were popular at court finally lost him the royal favor.In the discussions which arose during the reigns of William and Anne relative to the rights and privileges of the Convocation, Gibson took a very active part, and in a series of pamphlets warmly argued for the right of the archbishop to continue or prorogue even the lower house of that assembly.The controversy suggested to him the idea of those researches which resulted in the Codex juris ecclesiastici Anglicani, published in two volumes folio in 1713, a work which discusses more learnedly and comprehensively than any other the legal rights and duties of the English clergy, and the constitution, canons and articles of the English Church. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Desenganos Misticos a las Almas Detenidas, o Engañadas en el Camino de la Perfeccion

      Herederos de Manuel Romam, Zaragossa 1713 - Quarto, half title, title, 18 leaves of preliminary matter, 579 pp, 31 pp of index: all in double-columns. (Palau 15207; first edn. was 1706) Comprehensive treatment of mystical theology, from the point of view of the various deceptions or difficulties the soul may encounter, showing the way to overcome them, in four books, in Spanish. A fifth book, in Latin, treats of the various mystical heresies that have been condemned by papal authority or the Inquisition, incl. those of Molino, the alumbrados and perhaps even the Jansenists. The Enciclopedia Franciscana describes the work thus: "Desengaños místicos, Zaragoza 1706; en los tres primeros libros expone los errores a que están expuestas las almas consagradas a la oración mental; en el cuarto, un esquema de la teología mística, y en el quinto, la primera lista de errores importantes condenados por la Iglesia en materia de espiritualidad. Combate el falso misticismo de los alumbrados y de Molinos, desde las proposiciones condenadas por el Santo Oficio más que desde las obras originales." Missing front blank. Very nice copy in the original vellum, with parts of the ties remaining, hand-lettered title material on spine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nouveau traite des Serins de Canarie

      1713 - 1713. Paris. Claude Prudhomme. In 8vo (167mm x 102mm). Contemporary red morocco, boards with double gilt fillet, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, excellent condition. Slight toning and browning, uniform to a few leaves; rubricated throughout, a very fresh copy. Second edition of one of the few books dedicated to canaries. The illustration includes three full page plates, showing the sing of the canaries and different perspectives of a cage. Provenance, printed ex libris of Alexis Carrel, a Nobel prize winner in 1913; Carrel was a famed physician, later on relatively unknown for his ideologies and contributions to the Nazi government. His research was mainly done in the United States at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the mayor contribution was probably in the field of surgery, applied to war wounds. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina. According to the newest and most exact observations

      - The famous Beaver map: Stevens and Tree's third state (of 5), the first to show the inset of Carolina divided into counties and with named parishes. "One of the first and most important cartographic documents relating to the ongoing dispute between France and Great Britain over boundaries separating their respective American colonies . The map was the primary exponent of the British position during the period immediately following the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713" ( Degrees of Latitude ). The British colonies according to British claims are outlined in red, with the French outlined in yellow. All territory south of the St. Lawrence River and eastern Great Lakes is shown as British. Numerous notations relating to territorial claims, Indian tribes, the fur trade, and the condition of the land cover the face of the map. This map shows the early eighteenth century postal routes in the British colonies, and is frequently called the first American postal map. There are four insets, including a large map of Carolina and a plan of Charleston. In this issue, the former shows numerous additions, with Carolina divided into counties and with parishes named for the first time. At lower left is a map of Florida and the Deep South, which is based on a map by Thomas Nairne, the Indian agent for South Carolina. A printed inscription on this inset relating to the Cherokees states: "one of ye kings of this Nation was in England in 1730". The most striking feature of the map is the large vignette which gives the map its popular name. It consists of an early view of Niagara Falls, with a colony of beavers at work in the foreground. Pritchard holds that the beaver "was an appropriate image for the North American map for two reasons: the animal's importance to the fur trade, and its industrious nature." Degrees of Latitude , 19; Cumming, British Maps , pp. 6-12; Cumming, Southeast in Early Maps , entry 158 and pp. 21-24; Reinhartz, " Herman Moll Geographer, " pp. 18-36; Schwartz and Ehrenberg, Mapping of America , pp. 138, 144; Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography" 55c, in Tooley, The Mapping of America. London: "Printed and Sold by Tho: Bowles next ye Chapter House in St. Pauls Church-yard, John Bowles, at the Black Horse in Cornhil. and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultry near Stocks Market", 1715 [issued circa 1730]. Copper engraving, with period outline hand-colouring, on two joined sheets, overall size 41 1/2 x 24 7/8 inches. Contemporary ink manuscript inscriptions on verso. Expert restoration along the folds.

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        Le jeu des Eschets

      Chezz Jacques Le Febvre, Paris 1713 - 343 pages. Duodecimo (5 ½" x 3 ¼"). Bound in vellum with black lettering to spine. Originally written in 1619 in Italian. [Biblioteca van Der Niemeijeriana: 402] Gioachino Greco, also known as Il Calabrese, was born around 1600 in Celico, which near Cosenza in Calabria. Calabria had already produced such players as Leonardo di Bono and Michele di Mauro. From his writing it's apparent the he wasn't educated and likely came from a lower class family. Already in 1619, Greco started keeping a notebook of tactics and particularly clever games and he took up the custom of giving copies of his manuscripts to his wealthy patrons. In Rome Monsignor Corsino della casa Minutoli Tegrini, Cardinal Savelli and Monsignor Francisco Buoncompagni all received copies (of which there are extant copies, dated 1620 in the Corsiniana library in Rome, under the title, Trattato del nobilissimo gioco de scacchi). Despite his popularity in Rome, in 1621 Greco took off to test himself against the rest of Europe leaving this paper trail as he went. In 1621 he left a fine copy of his manuscripts with Duke Enrico of Lorraine in Nancy. He traveled to Paris where he played Arnauld (Isaac) de Corbeville, Enrico di Savoia (the Marquis of St. Sorlin and the Duke of Nemours and Geneva) and others. He had apparently been quite successful because in traveling from Paris to England he was waylaid by robbers who divested him of 5,000 scudi, a princely sum. Finally making it to London, he beat all the best players. Sir Francis Godolphin and Nicholas Mountstephen were given copies of his manuscripts. While in London, Greco developed an idea to record entire games, rather than positions, for study and inclusion in his manuscripts. He returned to Paris in 1624 where he rewrote his manuscript collection to reflect his new ideas. He then went to Spain and played at the court of Philip IV. There he beat his mentor and the strongest player of the time (other than himself), don Mariano Morano. He finally returned to Italy where he was enticed to traveling to the New Indies, the Americas, by a Spanish nobleman. He seemingly contracted some disease there and died around 1630 (possibly 1634) at the young age of 30 (34). He generously left all the money he earned at chess to the Jesuits. Gioachino Greco stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries, a feat seldom duplicated. David Hooper, in The Oxford Companion to Chess, states that Greco probably made up the games in his manuscripts. The question of whether he actually played the games or invented them is rather moot since if he invented them, he was perfectly capable of playing them. Condition: Old owner's inscription laid in to both front and back paste downs, some slight foxing, still has the original ribbon book mark. Other wise a good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Compleat History of the Late War in the Netherlands. Together with an abstract of the Treaty at Utrecht. The whole illustrated with 15 curious copper plates

      London: for Thomas Ward, first edition , 1713. 2 volumes. Pages 1 to 220 and 221 to 448 with 12 page index (continuously paginated). Frontispiece general map and 14 double page plans of towns and battles. Later green cloth.

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        La France Dressée Suivant les Nouvelles Observations.

      1713 - Paris: Bernard Jaillot, 1713. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 610 x 935mm. Repairs to original folds. A large and detailed map of France in fine colour, decorated with a large title cartouche, and two others around engraved text descriptions of France and its provinces. Inselin is better known for his engraving for Nicolas de Fer's atlases.

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        Antirrhinum flore albo [White snapdragon]; Antirrhinum flore rubro [Red snapdragon]; Antirrhinum Sylvestre [Death's-head]

      Eichstatt 1713 - Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving.

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        Les Six Voyages De Monsieur Jean Baptiste Tavernier, Ecuyer Baron D&#39;aubonne, En Turquie, En Perse, Et Aux Indes, Pendant L&#39;espace De Quarante Ans & Par Toutes Les Routes Que L&#39;on Peut Tenir: Accompagnez D&#39;observations Particulieres Sur La Qualite

      Paris, Pierre Ribou, 1713-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 volumes. 17 x 10 cm. Bound in contemporary quarter leather. Gilt lettering on spine. Marbled boards. Good bindings and covers. Red page ends. Spine rebacked. Wear to extremities. Owner&#39;s name on FEP of each volume. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Worming to the bottom of some pages in Volume I, IV and VI that affect the text. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> Volume I: Perse-3 Livres, 501p., frontis, 1 foldout map, 7 foldout pl., 1 pl.; Volume II: Perse-2 Livres, 465p., 2 pl., 10 foldout pl.; Volume III: Indes-3 Livres, 401p. 1 foldout map, 3 foldout pl.; Volume IV: 367p., 6 pl., 17 foldout pl.; Volume V: 5 parts: Japon, Negociation des Deputez Perse and aux Indes, Commerce des Indes Orientales, Rouyaume de Tunquin and Histoire de la Conduite des Hollandois en Asie., 467p., 8 foldout pl.; Volume VI: Relation de L&#39;Interieur Du Serrail du Grand Seigneur, 244p. <br><br> Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was a 17th-century French gem merchant and traveler. Tavernier, a private individual and merchant traveling at his own expense, covered by his own account, 60,000 leagues, 120,000 miles making six voyages to Persia and India between the years 1630 to 1668. <br>Tavernier is best known for the discovery/purchase of the 116 carat Tavernier Blue Diamond that he subsequently sold to Louis XIV of France in 1668 for 120,000 livres the equivalent of 172,000 ounces of pure gold and a letter of ennoblement. This Diamond later was stolen during the French Revolution and was cut down to what is now known as the Hope Diamond. <br>Tavernier&#39;s writings show that he was a keen observer as well as a remarkable cultural anthropologist. His book became a best seller and was translated into German, Dutch, Italian and English during his lifetime. The work is frequently quoted by modern scholars writing of the period. Tavernier&#39;s journeys span from Europe to the Orient and he spent time in the Levant, Constantinople, Baghdad, Aleppo, Alexandretta, Malta, Tokat, Erzerum, Erivan, Persia, Isfahan, Agra, the Kingdom of Golconda, and far as Java and even met the Great Mogul - Emperor Shah Jahan.

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        Das in Schlesien gewaltthätig eingerissene Luthertum und die dadurch erfolgete schwere Verfolgung der Römischen Kirchen und Geistlichkeit etc. Denen Lutherischen Beschwer-Führungen, sonderlich aber denen leichtfertigen, wieder die Catholische Religion ausgestreueten Schmäh- und Läster-Schriften entgegen geleget. 3 Bände

      . Pegen, Breslau, 1713 - 1724. 238/78/220 S., Pergament-Einbände der Zeit mit alten historischen Rückentiteln (etwas fleckig). - gute Exemplare -

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        Journal historique du dernier voyage que feu M. de la Sale

      A Superb Copy in a Contemporary Binding, with the Folding Map of Louisiana in Fine ConditionJOUTEL, [Henri]. Journal historique du dernier voyage que feu M. de la Sale fit dans le Golfe de Mexique, pour trouver líembouchure, & le cours de la Riviere de Missicipi, nommÃ?e â?¡ present la Riviere de Saint Lo¸is, que traverse la Louisiane. OË? líon voit líHistoire tragique de sa mort, & plusieurs choses curieuses du nouveau monde. Par Monsieur Joutel, líun des Compagnons de ce Voyage, redigÃ? & mis en ordre par Monsieur De Michel. Paris: Chez Estienne Robinot, 1713.First edition of this important account of La Salleís ill-fated expedition. Twelvemo. xxxiv, 386 pp. Folding engraved map (ìCarte Nouvelle de la Louisiane, et de la Riviere de Missisipi, dÃ?couverte par feu Mr. de la Salleî) after Joutel.Contemporary French sprinkled calf. Spine decoratively tooled in gilt with brown morocco gilt lettering label. Board edges decoratively tooled in gilt. Edges sprinkled red. Small wormtrack in the lower blank corner throughout. A few small stains. Early ink markings on pp. 360 and 361. Early ink stamp of the PÃ?res Dominicains Poitiers on title and on verso of folding map. Booklabel on front pastedown. Two early ink signatures crossed out on front free endpaper. A spectacular copy of this extremely rare account, with the folding map fine, fresh, and untouched.In 1684 La Salle received royal approval for his plans to establish a French colony in newly named Louisiana, at the mouth of the Mississippi. Unfortunately, his ship from France went off course and he landed in present Texas. A colony was established but eventually failed, and La Salle was assassinated by his own men. Henri Joutel survived and his account is the best description available of La Salleís last expedition to Louisiana and Texas.ìThe map which accompanies the work was designed by Joutel, and is the first to give the results of the last two voyages of La Salle. It gives a very correct representation of the course of the Mississippi as far as its mouthî (Church). The map includes portions of the area from the Gulf of Mexico to the headwaters of the Mississippi, also showing a view of Niagara Falls.Church 855. Graff 2251. Harrisse 750. Howes J266. Phillips, Maps of America, p. 367. Wagner, Spanish Southwest, 79.HBS 65301.$22,500

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        The History of the Art of Printing, Containing an Account of its Invention and Progress in Europe: with the Names of the Famous Printers. The Places of their Birth, and the Works Printed by them. And a Preface by the Publisher to the Printers in Scotland

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Watson, 1713. First edition, small 8vo, 24, xlviii, 64, title in red and black, folding plate of wood engraved ornaments (tear repaired with no loss, further tear along fold with no loss), typographical specimens in the text, nineteenth-century blue morocco by H. Faulkner, George Court, Adelphi, with his ticket, blind-stamped roll border and gilt fillet to sides, g.e., A nice copy of this most important book, which is not only a history of printing but also a type specimen. James Watson (1664?-1722) was the son of an Aberdeen merchant who advanced money to two Dutch printers to set up a printing house in Edinburgh; the business failed and it reverted to the elder Watson, who continued the business until his death in 1687. The younger Watson set up as a printer in 1695 and went on to become one of the foremost printers in Edinburgh during the first half of the seventeenth-century. The volume is divided into three parts. The first is an history of Scottish printing to which Bigmore & Wyman remark "it contains some interesting and useful information on Scotch Printing not found elsewhere." The second part is a fine 48 page specimen of types of a Dutch origin and is the earliest such Scottish specimen of types. The third part is a survey of fifteenth-century printing and is one of the earliest accounts of the origins of printing in the English language. "it happens to be rare, and, therefore, bibliomaniacs hunt after it." So writes Dr. Dibdin ("Bibliomania," p.69) in his usual superficial style. He is right so far as rarity goes, for it is a volume that must be waited and watched for."â&#128;&#148;Bigmore & Wyman. Provenance: Viscount Strathallan, Stobhall, Perthshire (bookplate). Berry & Johnson, p.87; Mosley, P51; Bigmore & Wyman, III, p.67-68.

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        Orphanologia practica, em que se descreve tudo o que respeyta aos inventarios, partilhas, & mais de dependencias dos pupillos. Obra breve, mas muyto util não so para os Juises, & advogados letrados, mas tambem para os illiterados, partidores, & os mais que conhecem, & intervem nas dittas partilhas ?.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Joseph Lopes Ferreyra, Impressor da Augustissima Rainha nossa Senhora, & à sua custa, 1713. - Woodcut vignette of fruit bowl on title page. Woodcut headpieces on second leaf recto and p. 1. Seven typographical headpieces in the preliminary leaves, and another on p. 331. Elegant woodcut initial on second leaf recto. Large woodcut tailpiece vignette of a basket with fruit and flowers on final preliminary leaf verso. (8 ll.), 371 pp. Page 330 wrongly numbered 230. Text in two columns. 4°, contemporary speckled sheep (some scraping to covers and other minor wear), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, black leather lettering piece in second compartment from head, with short author-title in gilt letter. Small stains in blank lower outer corners of first seven leaves, never touching the text. Overall in very good condition. Signed two-line ink inscription dated 1729 relating the book's cost on front free endleaf recto. Old ink inscription on title page. Considerable eighteenth-century ink marginalia. Four-line old ink inscription on rear free endleaf recto. ---- FIRST EDITION of a work which deals mainly with the administration of orphans? inheritance. There is material on the proper role of guardians, and correct care of their wards. Orphanages are also considered. A second edition appeared in Lisbon, 1759, and a volume of @Addicçoens was published in Porto, 1761, translated from the Latin and edited by the author's son, José de Barros Paiva Moraes Pona.António de Paiva e Pona (Bragança, 1665-before 1759), received a law degree from Coimbra University, served in various judicial capacities, was Provador in Miranda in 1711, Corregedor at Évora in 1728, and later became Desembargador do Paço.---- Innocêncio I, 218-9; see also VIII, 266. Barbosa Machado I, 343-4. @Demetrio moderno, p. 152: "Esta obra é a delicia de todos os sciolos." OCLC: 433585098 (Biblioteca Nacional de España). Porbase locates four copies: one each in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra, Biblioteca João Paulo II-Universidade Católica Portuguesa, and Biblioteca Tomás Ribeiro-Biblioteca Municipal de Tondela. Copac locates a single copy at British Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Obras Espirituales

      Lisboa: Bernardo da Costa Carvalho, 1713. Two volumes, Tomo Primero & Tomo Segundo, each with title page. Full leather bindings, with raised bands and gilt-stamped decoration to spines. With woodcut initials, headpieces, and tailpieces, plus woodcut device on title pages. Red-speckled page edges. The author Louis of Granada (1505-1588) was a Dominican theologian and writer. He lived the life of an ascetic, donating the proceeds from his many religious publications to the poor. His works focus on ascetic theology, and also cover scripture, dogma, ethics, and church history.

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        Magia Natuaralis, Oder: Hauß=, Kunst= und Wunder=Buch. Welches Zuerst von demfelben Lateinisch beschrieben; harnach von Ihm selbst vermehret; nunmehro aber allen Liebhabern der natürlichen Wissenschafften zum besten / nicht nach dem alten Druck der Frazösischen Edition, darinnen nur vier Bücher; sondern durch alle zwantzig Bücher gantz aufs neu in die Hochteutsche Sprach übersetzet.

      Nbg., Ziegers seel. Wittwe, 1713.. 21 x 17 cm. Titel, 2 Bl, 1048 S., 24 Bl. Register. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, Textholzschnitten und 20 Kupferstichtafeln. HPgt. d. Zt.. Duncan 10344; Ferchl 420; Graesse V, 417. - Eines der erfolgreichsten Kompendien seiner Zeit in 20 Büchern, erstmals 1680 ins Deutsche übersetzt. Enthält u.a. von allerhand Garten- und andern Gewächsen, von der Hauß-Wirtschafft, von Verwandlung der Metallen, von gemachten Edelgesteinen, von Magneten, von Arzney-Sachen, von Schmincken und Weiber-Zier, von Distilliren, von wunderbaren Kunst-Feuren, von Koch-Künsten, von verborgenen Schrifften. Jedes Kapitel wird von einem schönen Kupferstich eingeleitet. - Einband berieben. Die Vorsätze etwas gebräunt, mit Exlibris und hs. Besitzvermerk. Sonst ein sauberes Exemplar.

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        Rosa flore albo pleno [White double-flowered rose]; Rosa alba flore simplici [White rose]; Rosa Milesia flore rubro plens; [Red gallica rose]; Rosa provincialis flore albo [White semidouble-flowered rose]

      Eichstatt 1713 - Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark on the top and right margins. Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done.

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        Law is a Bottomless Pit. Or, The History of John Bull. + A Key to the Lock. Or, A Treatise Proving, Beyond all Contradiction, the Dangerous Tendency of a Late Poem, Entituled, The Rape of the Lock, to Government an Relig

      London B Motte 1713. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Darkening and occasional marks and foxing throughout. 19th century binding Reprint Brown tooled leather cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). ix; 358pp.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. G. Rosaccio n. Mercator aus Lasor a Varea's "Universus .. ", "Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio. - T.2.pag.284".

      . 1713, 16,8 x 24,7. Shirley Nr. 217 m. Abb. Plate 173. ( für die frühe Ausgabe 1598 ). - Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären. Sie erschien erstmals 1598. Die hier vorliegende Karte trägt die bei Shirley erwähnten Merkmale "T.2.pag.284" und ist somit im Jahre 1713 erschienen. - Gerahmt.

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        Schat-kamer ofte konst der stuur-lieden; ... tweeden druk verbetert ... en vermeerdert ... Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, "171 " (changed to "1707" by stamping with printing types). With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions. Including: (2) SCHOOTEN, Frans van, and Adriaen VLACQ. De tafelen der sinuum, tangentium, en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen, ... achter de selve de logarithmi ...Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1707. With letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Modern brown goatskin morocco.

      Ad 1: cf. Cat. NHSM, p. 672 (2nd ed., 1713); Crone Library 409 (2nd ed., 1713); STCN (1727 ed.); WorldCat (1 copy of 2nd ed., 1710); ad 2: Cat. NHSM, p. 671; Crone Library 387; STCN (1 copy). Very rare second edition, with additions and corrections, of a standard practical manual on the art of navigation, by the virtually unknown Klaas de Vries, teacher of mathematics in Amsterdam. Its illustrations are printed from the copper plates and woodblocks of the first edition of 1702, also published by Loots, and it repeats the 1701 dedication of that edition, to the famous Amsterdam burgomaster and one of the directors of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), Nicolaas Witsen, but now dated Amsterdam, 12 June 1706. In the preface De Vries summarises the content of the book, which is profusely illustrated (mostly with diagrams) and includes letterpress tables of the tides, the time lag between the positions of the sun and moon for the years 1707-1716, the declination of the sun, etc., as well as 4 engraved plates of a compass rose, the Jakob's staff and other navigational instruments, the "Platte Paskaart" and the "Wassende graadige paskaart". The work concludes with sections on the winds one can encounter on the journey from Holland to the Dutch East Indies; how to sail to the East Indies in autumn, during monsoons, etc.Ad 2: Second Loots edition of tables of trigonometric functions and logarithms. The note to the reader in the first Loots edition, published with the Schat-kamer in 1702, explicitly stated that the tables were based on those published by Adriaen Vlacq in 1665 (Tabulae sinuum ...), but that they had been corrected, in part based on comparisons with the folio editions of Pitiscus for the trigonometric functions and Henry Briggs for the (simple numerical) logarithms. In good condition, with owner's inscription on title-page and another cut out and replaced by a blank paper slip.

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        La Theorie Et La Pratique Du Jardinage, Ou L'On Traite A Fond Des Beaux Jardins apelles communement Les Jardins De Plaisance Et De Proprete, etc

      Paris: Jean Mariette, 1713. New Edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full French calf. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 293 [1] [XII] pages. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. 38 engraved plates by Mariette and C. Lucas after Dezailler and Alexandre Le Blond, including 29 double-page and 9 folding, mostly mounted on guards. Enlarged second edition of the important French treatise on garden design, first published 1709. This edition contains a new preface and six new engravings. the book was originally published under the author's initials alone, and was later also published under the name of its illustrator, Le Blond. BERLIN KAT. 3463. FOWLER 170. "This book, in which the methods of the great Le Notre (1513-1700) were reduced to a system, remains to this day the standard authority on the formal garden. It was written by D'Argenville the elder, under the instructions and supervision of the architect, J.B. Alexandre Le Blond...." HUNT 421. Engraved bookplate, Safstaholm, Bibliothek, contents clean, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, nicks to joints and corners, binding tight.

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        La Theorie Et La Pratique Du Jardinage, Ou L&#39;On Traite A Fond Des Beaux Jardins apelles communement Les Jardins De Plaisance Et De Proprete, etc

      Paris: Jean Mariette, 1713. New Edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full French calf. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 293 [1] [XII] pages. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. 38 engraved plates by Mariette and C. Lucas after Dezailler and Alexandre Le Blond, including 29 double-page and 9 folding, mostly mounted on guards. Enlarged second edition of the important French treatise on garden design, first published 1709. This edition contains a new preface and six new engravings. the book was originally published under the author&#39;s initials alone, and was later also published under the name of its illustrator, Le Blond. BERLIN KAT. 3463. FOWLER 170. "This book, in which the methods of the great Le Notre (1513-1700) were reduced to a system, remains to this day the standard authority on the formal garden. It was written by D&#39;Argenville the elder, under the instructions and supervision of the architect, J.B. Alexandre Le Blond...." HUNT 421. Engraved bookplate, Safstaholm, Bibliothek, contents clean, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, nicks to joints and corners, binding tight.

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        Beschryving der stad Leyden, haare gelegenheid, oorsprong, vergrootinge, oude en hedendaagsche gedaante; . . .Leiden, widow of Abraham Honkoop, Cornelis van Hoogeveen (vols. 1 and 2), Cornelis Heyligert, Abraham & Jan Honkoop (vol. 3), 1762-1784. With the title-pages printed in red and black, each with the same engraved coat of arms of Leiden, full-page engraved dedication to officials of the Leiden court (with 17 coats of arms), 24 engraved plates. With: (2) MIERIS, Frans van. Handvesten, privilegien, octroyen, rechten, en vryheden, mitsgaders ordonnantien, resolutien, plakkaaten, verbintenissen, costumen, instructien, en handelingen der Stad Leyden.Leiden, Abraham Kallewier, Abraham Honkoop, Abraham Kallewier L.Z., 1759. With title-page printed in red and black and with woodcut Leiden coat of arms. 2 works, the first in 3 volumes. Folio. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum and modern vellum designed to match the others.

      De Buck 3573; Haitsma Mulier & Van der Lem 338; Nijhoff-van Hattum 201. First and only edition of one of the most important descriptions of Leiden, with splendid, lively views. The second and third volume were edited and enlarged by Daniel van Alphen (1713-1797) after the death of Frans van Mieris the younger (1687-1763). The work includes the fine double-page views "De stad Leyden, van de Schans Lamme te Zien" (profile of the city), "Gezigt op het Raadhuis, langs de Breedestraat . . .", "Gezigt op s'Graavensteen en Gevangenhuis . . .", "Gezigt op de Groote Waag den Ryn, en L. Vrouwekerk . . .", "Gezigt op den Leydschen Burg", "Gezigt op den Schutters-Doelen . . ." and "Gezigt op de Vischmarkt, en het Fontein . . ." and many more. Here together with the same author's edition of Leiden charters, privileges and the like, published a few years earlier.Some water stains and foxing, a few plates detached, traces of bookplate, removed on inside front cover of each volume. A fine description of Leiden in good condition.

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        Corona Imperialis [Crown Imperial Fritillary]

      Eichstatt 1713 - Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving.

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        I. Condrilla foetida. II. Odontitise Plinij.

      Nuremburg 1713 - Copper-engraving, with fine hand colour. Dimensions: 525 by 420mm. (20.75 by 16.75 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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        Burganlage Zarnata ('Veduta Di Zarnata').

      . Kupferstich v. Alphonsus Lasor a Varea n. Vicenzo Maria Coronelli aus Universus terrarum orbis scriptorum calamo delineatus ... b. Frambotti & Conzatti in Padua, 1713, 13,5 x 32,5. Unten mittig Vedutentitel; darunter Erklärungen von A. - G. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Flavii Josephi Judiske historia, utaf Arnold d Antilli Fransyska uttolkning PÃ¥ Swenska Öfversatt.

      - Första - Siette Delen. Stockholm, Tryckt hos Sal. Henrich Kejsers Enkia, Ã¥hr 1713. Stockholm, Uplagd uti Kongl. Tryckeriet af Directeuren Pet. Momma, 1747 - 1752. 4:o. (40),382,(8); 472,(12; 386,(36),(2 blanka); (15),9-434,(9),(blank); 532,(20); (8),316,(12),159 s. Fyra samtida kalvskinnband, ej uniforma, av tvÃ¥ typer. De tvÃ¥ första nötta med hÃ¥rt nötta ryggar, den första skadad vid ryggens huvud och den andra vid ryggens fot. Tredje och fjärde bandet nÃ¥got nötta med insektsskada pÃ¥ tredje bandets främre pärm och fjärde bandets bakre pärm. Del II med ökande brun fläck i övre yttre hörn frÃ¥n sidan 425 till slutet samt en till i yttre marginalen frÃ¥n sidan 435 till slutet. Del III sidan 239/240 med pappersförlust i yttre marginalen med förlust av ett par bokstäver. Namnteckning pÃ¥ främre pärmars speglar samt pÃ¥ titelbladen. 21 x 16,5 cm. 4 volymer.*Del 1-4 bundna i tvÃ¥ band och del 5-6 i tvÃ¥ band. [#\119139]

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        A Discourse of Free-Thinking, occasion'd by the Rise and Growth of a Sect call'd Free-Thinkers. London, 1713 [bound with] [Benjamin HOADLY], Queries Recommended to the Authors of the Late Discourse of Free Thinking. By a Christian. The Second Edition. London: James Knapton, 1713 [and] [Richard BENTLEY], Remarks Upon a late Discourse of Free-Thinking: In a Letter to F.H.D.D. By Phileleutherus Lipsiensis [2 parts]. London: John Morphew, 1713 [and] [Francis HARE], The Clergyman's Thanks to Phileleutherus, for his Remarks on the Late Discourse of Free-Thinking. In a Letter to Dr. Bentley. London: A. Baldwin, 1713.

      1713 - 4 works in one volume, 8vo, 178, iii-vi, 31, [1], 85, [iv], 82, [1], 48 pp., contemporary panelled calf, joints cracked but holding firm, spine crinkled, extremities rubbed, contents listed in an early hand on front free endpaper, armorial bookplate of John Orlebar of the Middle Temple on first title verso, some leaves (including title-pages) dusty, the Bentley text fresh, the other three uniformly browned, overall very good copies. First edition of the key work by Locke's main follower and close friend Anthony Collins (1676-1729), bound with three early responses, all published in the same year. Provenance: the lawyer John Orlebar (1697-1765) served as Whig MP for Bedford from 1727 onwards. 'The right and the necessity to inquire freely and fearlessly into all subjects, especially religion, was Collins' constant and fundamental thesis. Its master statement is the Discourse of Free-Thinking . [in which] . Collins pointed out that the new science and the new philosophy had exposed many errors of the past; the Reformation was the result of fearless thinking on the part of a few leaders; the abundant literature of travel exposed the superstitions of peoples throughout the world and also the infinite numbers of pretenders to divine revelation. Freedom had exorcised the witches that so plagued James I and Charles I . The Bible, Collins continued, is clearly replete with corrupted texts -- 30,000 in the New Testament alone, according to one authority. Its text, therefore, is to be examined in the same scholarly and critical manner as the texts of all ancient books. The Discourse concluded with a refutation of the standard objections to freethinking. Atheism is not, after all, the worst of all evils; enthusiasm and superstition hold that title' (E.C. Mossner in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ars Conjectandi, Opus Posthumum. Accedit Tractatus De Seriebus Infinitis, et Epistola Gallicè scripta de Ludo Pilae Reticularis

      Woodcut device on title, two folding printed tables, & one folding woodcut plate. 2 p.l., 306, 35, [1] pp. 4to, fine cont. vellum over boards (slightly warped). Basel: impensis Thurnisiorum, Fratrum, 1713. First edition of "the first systematic attempt to place the theory of probability on a firm basis and is still the foundation of much modern practice in all fields where probability is concerned -- insurance, statistics and mathematical heredity tables."-Printing & the Mind of Man 179. A very fine and large copy preserved in a box. &#10087; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 110. D.S.B., II, pp. 46-51. Evans, Epochal Achievements, 8. Horblit 12. .

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        Prattica de' Notari. in cui si trattano tutte le Formole, e Minute, che possono accadere in qualsisia Contratto trà vivi, ed ultime disposizioni, tanto de' beni Feudali, quanto Allodiali; Como anco le Formole, e Decreti di qualsivoglia Giudizio ordinario, o sommario; e tutto ciò, che può esser utile, e necessario per costruire, così un perfetto Notaro, come un perfetto Mastro d'Atti.

      Nella Stamperia di Francesco Laino,, In Napoli, 1713 - Cm. 33, pp. (8) 395 (25). Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida. Esemplare con qualche brunitura, alcuni aloni chiari marginali, ma complessivamente genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Non comune. Buona edizione, non comune, cfr. Giustiniani.

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        TURIN CAPITALE DU PIEMONT, RESIDENCE DU ROY DE SICILE, ARCHEVESCHÉ ET UNIVERSITÉ.

      FRANCIA, 1713-1718 ca. (mm 155 x 225 più marg.)Incisione originale eseguita all'acquaforte su matrice di rame, senza testo al verso. In lastra, sotto la parte figurata, titolo al centro, con richiami in francese a sinistra e a destra. L'opera è una rara veduta topografica di Torino; sulla scorta del titolo, il foglio è stato datato dalla studiosa Ada Peyrot fra il 1713 e il 1718, anni in cui Vittorio Amedeo II di Savoia conservò la corona reale di Sicilia. La stessa studiosa Peyrot scrive che nell'immagine, colta dalla Dora, "già appare il nuovo ingrandimento verso Porta Susina, decretato da Vittorio Amedeo II nel 1702 ed allora in fase di compimento". La lastra della veduta venne reimpressa, nel 1745 circa, da Louis Crépy nonché, in controparte, verso il 1720. Esemplare in ottimo stato conservativo a pieni margini; lieve e uniforme ossidazione; tre minimi forellini al margine sinistro; numero 84 vergato a penna con grafia antica all'angolo destro del margine superiore.

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        Provincia Oxoniensis; Oxford-shire.

      1713 - London, c. 1713, original outline colour, 365 x 465mm Wide margins Showing Oxfordshire divided into its hundreds with all the major towns marked, the title contained in a decorative baroque cartouche with swags and ribbons, the distance table contained in a cartouche flanked by putti and the printer's details contained in a further classical cartouche surmounted by an astrolabe. From Overton's 'England Fully Described in a Compleatt Sett of Mapps of ye County's of England and Wales'.

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        Aventuras de Telemaco, hijo de Ulisses, Continuacion Del Libro IV. de la Odyssea de Homero. Por El Senor Arzobispo de Cambray.

      Adrian Moetjens,, La Haga (Den Haag), 1713 - La Haga (Den Haag), Adrian Moetjens, 1713. 2 n.n. + 558 S. Priv. Pp. der Zeit. Mit einer niederländ. Vorrede. In span. Sprache. Mit der gefalteten Karte (m. franz. Bezeichnungen) und 12 z. gr. Teil altkolorierten Kupferstichen (R. du Val, Fonbonne). Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt, mit Druckervignette. - Seiten leicht gebräunt, tlw. geringfügig fleckig, Ebd. m. Gbrsp., m. kl. oberflächl. Fehlstelle im Einbandpapier, Karte m. kl. Einriss. - Für seinen fürstlichen Zögling - Duc de Bourgogne, Enkel Ludwig XIV. - schrieb Fénelon (wie schon so häufig Fürstenerzieher vor ihm, z. B. Bossuet) mehrere unterhaltende und zugleich belehrende Werke: zunächst eine Sammlung von Fabeln, sodann die Aventures d'Astinoüs (=die Abenteuer A.s) und die Dialogues de morts (=Totendialoge), vor allem aber den umfänglichen, 1694-96 verfassten Abenteuer-, Reise- und Bildungsroman Les Aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse (1733 in Deutsch erschienen als Die seltsamen Begebenheiten des Telemach). In diesem pseudo-historischen und zugleich utopischen Roman führt der Autor den jungen Sohn des Odysseus Télémaque und dessen Lehrer Mentor (in dem sich Minerva verbirgt und der sichtlich Sprachrohr Fénelons ist) durch diverse antike Staaten, die meist durch Schuld ihrer von Schmeichlern und falschen Ratgebern umgebenen Herrscher ähnliche Probleme haben wie das in Kriege verstrickte und verarmende Frankreich der 1690er Jahre. Er zeigt aber an einem Paradefall, wie sich diese Probleme dank der Ratschläge Mentors lösen lassen durch friedlichen Ausgleich mit den Nachbarn und durch Wachstum stimulierende Reformen, insbesondere die Förderung der Landwirtschaft und die Zurückdrängung der Luxusgüterproduktion. Der Télémaque, der ab 1698 in Abschriften am Hof zirkulierte, wurde sofort als kaum verschlüsselte Kritik am autoritären Regierungsstil König Ludwigs sowie an seiner aggressiven, kriegerischen Außenpolitik und seiner exportorientierten merkantilistischen Wirtschaftslenkung interpretiert. Fénelons größter Gegner am Hof, sein einstiger Förderer Bossuet, gewann nun die Oberhand, nachdem er ihn schon seit 1694 in scheinbar theologisch motivierte Querelen über den Quietismus gezogen und 1697 versucht hatte, eine Verteidigungsschrift Fénelons für Mme Guyon (die nach und nach zum Quasi-Staatsfeind avanciert und 1698 inhaftiert worden war) vom Papst verurteilen zu lassen. Anfang 1699 verlor Fénelon seinen Erzieherposten, und als im April sein Télémaque (zunächst anonym und ohne seine Zustimmung) im Druck erschien, wurde er vom Hof verbannt. Er zog sich zurück in sein Bistum Cambrai, wo er sich weiterhin als theologischer und politischer Autor betätigte und ein exemplarisches Regiment gemäß den Lehren seiner Figur Mentor zu führen versuchte. Fénelons Télémaque war im Frankreich des 18. und des 19. Jahrhunderts ein vielgelesenes Jugendbuch und gilt als ein wichtiger Markstein der beginnenden Aufklärung. (Zitat) - Hier eine frühe spanische Übersetzung dieses 1699 zum ersten Mal erschienenen Werkes Fénelons, noch vor der Deutschen. Spanisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL NON PLUS ULTRA DEL LUNARIO Y PRONOSTICO PERPETUO,GENERAL Y PARTICULAR

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. 1713. 288 pag. 15x10. Con las tablas astronomicas de las Lunas, Quartos, Eclypses, Fiestas & etc. Hasta el ano 1750 inclusive, y de alli en adelante por Tablas Generales. Rarisima Obra. Ref 8.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Divers Veue. A Paris, chez Jacques Chereau, s.d. (c. 1710). RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). DU MEME. Nouveau Livre de Paysage, pour Designer à la Plume, présanté à Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne. A Paris, chés F. Chereau, s.d. (c. 1710). 3). DU MEME. Nouveau Livre de Figure pour apprendre à Designer à la Plume. A Paris, chez Chiquet, s.d. (c. 1713).

      - Ensemble de 3 ouvrages en un volume in-8 oblong. 1). 24 planches dont le titre. 2). 12 planches chiffrées dont le titre. 3). 10 planches chiffrées dont le titre. Demi basane, dos lisse (Reliure du XIXe siècle, traces d'usure). Charmant recueil de trois rarissimes suites de gravures du célèbre peintre et graveur messin Sébastien Le Clerc (1637-1714). "Il était fils de l'orfèvre Laurent Le Clerc qui lui apprit le dessin et la gravure. Il vint à Paris et s'occupa de géométrie et de perspective. Sur les conseils de Le Brun, il s'adonna à la gravure et y acquit une réputation considérable. Peu d'artistes ont autant produit que lui et le catalogue qu'en dressa Jombert comprend près de 3400 pièces. Le Clerc traita tous les genres avec une incontestable supériorité. Son style, d'une remarquable correction, est peut-être un peu sec; on peut aussi lui reprocher d'avoir, dans certaines pièces, trop visiblement imité la forme de Callot. Il fut nommé académicien en 1672 et fut professeur de perspective à l'Académie. A la mort de Claude Mellan, il lui succèda comme graveur du roi. Il fut aussi nommé professeur aux Gobelins. On lui doit un remarquable traité de perspectives" (Bénézit). La première série ("Divers Veue") montre diverses vues dont quelques-unes sont légendées par une main de l'époque ("Château d'Oréal", "Scierie de Malfort", etc.). La deuxième, représentant des paysages, devait vraisemblablement servir de complément à la suite de 60 pièces intitulée "Diverses suites de figures, chevaux, paysages", et imaginée par Le Clerc pour l'instruction de son élève, le duc de Bourgogne (1682-1712). La troisième suite montre des personnages devant servir de modèles à ceux qui apprennent à dessiner. Très rares, ces séries manquent à tous les fonds publics que nous avons consultés. A la fin se trouve une dernière série intitulée "Caractères des Passions" (à Paris, chez Crépy, s.d.), incomplète de la dernière planche. Coins émoussés. Plat inférieur frotté. Quelques salissures. Bénézit, III, p. 70. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht.

      . Kupferstich v. Fleischmann n. Rudolphi, 1713, 17,5 x 26 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request).

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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.

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