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        Histoire de la derniere revolte des catalans, et du siege de Barcelonne. Dediée à Monseigneur le Marêchal Duc de Berwick.

      Thomas Amaulry,, Lion: 1714 - 2 hojas, 355 páginas. Piel jaspeada de la época con hierros dorados en el lomo. Mínimas rozaduras y falto del tejuelo. Papel de poca calidad con algún defecto menor. Palau 114952. Primera tirada, existe otra idéntica en todo pero fechada 1715. Aunque aparecida anónima Barbier identifica el autor como el Abate Anthelme Tricaud de Belmond.

      [Bookseller: Els Llibres del Tirant]
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        Formularii Legalis Practici Fori Ecclesiastici Supplementum In Quo. - Opus Posthumum

      Typis & Sumptibus Josephi Nicolai de Martiis 1714 - (OS72) - Romae - No solum omnes fere formule, quae in preaecedentibus tribus Libris continentur, aliis novis quamplurimis adnotationibus legalibus practicis, ac Sacrarum Congregationum Responsis roborantur, verum etiam nonnulle aliae Formulae cum suis observationibus exponuntur, quae ad Operis complementum deficere videbantur. Episcopis, eorumque Vicariis Generalibus, caeterisque Praelatis Jurisdictionem quasi Episcopalem exercentibus, nec non Confessaris, Parachis, Regularibus, Cancellariis, & Causidicis in dicto foro versantibus in Praxi valde utile, & necessarium. - Contiene 17[h]+244[p] - Encuadernado cuero tipo pergamino completo con relieves en el lomo - Título a dos colores - Hojas levemente oscurecidas - Exlibris de dueño anterior - Muy buen estado

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        Tabulae anatomicae.

      Francesco Gonzaga, Rome 1714 - Tabulae anatomicae. Edited by Giovanni Maria Lancisi (1654-1720). Rome: Francesco Gonzaga, 1714. 2° (399 x 264 mm). Engraved title vignette after Pier Leone Ghezzi, engraved graduated scale plate, 47 full-page copperplate engravings by Giulio de' Musi after drawings by Eustachi and Pier Matteo Pini. Text and tables browned and foxed, ink spots on some leaves. Contemporary calf with spine gilt, cover boards and spine worn and bumped. Pictorial bookplate by Francois Moutier on inner board. ---- Choulant-Frank pp. 200-202; Garrison-Morton 391; Wellcome II, p. 536; Norman 740. - FIRST EDITION. This series of 47 plates were prepared in 1552 to illustrate a projected book by Eustachius (ca. 1505-1574) entitled De dissensionibus ac controversiis anatomicis, which was never realized before Eustachius's death. Only the first eight copperplate engravings were published during Eustachius's lifetime, in his Opuscula anatomica. Early in the 18th-century the plates were found and brought to the attention of Giovanni Maria Lancisi, who published the full series of 47 plates along with his notes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ELENCHUS FAMILIARUM IN MEDIOLANI DOMINIO, feudis, jurisdictionibus, titulisque insignium. Colligente Milano, Malatesta, 1714. Unito: DE SITONIS de Scotia John. VICECOMITUM BURGI RATTI MARCHIONUM CASTRI Spinae, Brignani et Pagatiani feudatorium, genealogi

      in Curia Regia typis P. Malatesta,, Milano, 1714 - in-4 gr., pp. (12), 99, 12, 70, bella leg. mod. m. pelle con carta dec. ai piatti e tit. oro al d. con nervi e doppio tass. Con un tav. ripiegata con l'albero genealogico. Importante repertorio che raccoglie i nomi delle famiglie nobili di Milano, con breve descrizione, e anche delle città e paesi della Lombardia. Lozzi 2644. Hoepli 541. Spreti 365. Belliss. esempl. a larghi margini e in barbe. [032]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        Bassin de Neptune.

      1714 - F. Delamonce Illustrated plate of fountain at Versailles from Des Jardens de Versailles Paris, 1714 Hand-colored copperplate engraving (later color) 30 ½" x 37" framed Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles, which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to create a center for the royal court at Versailles. Beginning in 1669, the architect, Louis Le Vau (1612-1670), began a detailed renovation of the château. The Château of Versailles, outside of Paris, was converted into a spectacular royal palace in a series of four major and distinct building campaigns. By the end of the third building campaign, the Château had taken on most of the appearance that it retains to this day, except for the Royal Chapel in the last decade of the reign. Louis XIV officially moved to Versailles, along with the royal court, on May 6, 1682. Louis had several reasons for creating such a symbol of extravagant opulence and stately grandeur, and for shifting the seat of the monarch. By moving the royal court and the seat of the French government, Louis XIV hoped to gain greater control of the government from the nobility. All the power of France emanated from this centre: there were government offices here, as well as the homes of thousands of courtiers and all the attendant functionaries of court. By requiring that nobles of a certain rank and position spend time each year at Versailles, Louis prevented them from developing their own regional power and kept them from countering his efforts to centralize the French government in an absolute monarchy. Thus, many noblemen had to either to give up all influence, or to depend entirely on the king for grants and subsidies. Instead of exercising power and potentially creating trouble, the nobles vied for the honor of dining at the king’s table or the privilege of carrying a candlestick as the king retired to his bedroom. Versailles also served as a dazzling and awe-inspiring setting for state affairs and for the reception of foreign dignitaries, where the attention was not shared with the city of Paris, but was assumed solely by the king. Court life centered on magnificence; courtiers lived lives of expensive luxury, dressed with suitable magnificence and constantly attended balls, dinners, performances and celebrations. This view is from a series of grand views which showcase the gardens of Versailles, the grounds of which are the largest formal gardens ever created, with its extensive fountains and canals. The gardens at Versailles were designed by the landscape architect André Le Nôtre (1673-1700). Le Nôtre modified the original gardens by expanding them and giving them a sense of openness and larger scale. The plan was centered by the central axis of the Grand Canal (le Canal), an ornamental body of water covering 105 acres. The gardens are centered on the south front of the palace, which is set on a terrace, giving the palace a sweeping view of the gardens. The Fountain of Latona is located at the foot of the steps, and tells a story taken from Ovid’s poem Metamorphoses, which was considered an allegory of the Fronde, the French civil war (1646-53) that occurred when Louis XIV was a child.

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        The Rape of the Lock. An Heroi-Comical Poem in Five Canto's; BOUND WITH A Key to the Lock or, A Treatise Proving, Beyond All Contradiction, the Dangerous Tendency of a Late Poem, Entituled [sic], . To Government and Religion By Esdras Barnivelt, Apoth.

      Printed for Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys in Fleetstreet, 1714; Printed for J. Roberts, 1715, London - Pp. [8], 48 with 11 engravings (includes 2 headpieces, 1 tailpiece, and 2 initials) signed on the plate Lud. Du Guernier, inv. and C. Du Bosc, sculp., title-page printed in red and black. ESTC - T5727 with the catchword "Th" on p.8 and the misnumbered pages 29, 44 and 45 (26, 45, 44 respectively). "First published anonymously in Lintot's Miscellany in May 1712 in two cantos (334 lines), but then revised, expanded and reissued under Pope's name on March 2, 1714, in a much-expanded 5-canto version (794 lines)." - Wikipedia. BOUND WITH "A Key to the Lock. Or, A Treatise proving, beyond all Contradiction, the dangerous Tendency of a late Poem, entituled [sic], The Rape of the Lock. To Government and Religion. By Esdras Barnivelt, Apoth. The Second Edition. To which are added commendatory Copies of Verses, by the most Eminent Political Wits of the Age." "Written in 1715 by Pope (using the pseudonym Esdras Barnivelt), this humorous interpretation of The Rape of the Lock serves as a warning to critics not to take the poem too seriously. In the Key Pope exposes his own poem as a dangerous political allegory (Belinda represents Great Britain, the Lock represents the Barrier Treaty.). The Key also shows Pope trying to placate Sir George Brown (the original for Sir Plume, Sir George was none too happy with the role he played in the poem) by indicating there were at least two possible originals for Sir Plume. " P. 8, then 7-32, first leaf of text catchword "nal", ESTC - T5683. Bound in modern quarter maroon morocco and cloth boards, gilt spine lettering, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. From the library of the internationally recognized bibliophile and collector of rare manuscripts, Abel E. Berland, with his small nameplate to front pastedown. Contemporary signature to title-page, otherwise interior very clean and bright. A lovely copy overall. Size: 12mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES OEUVRES DE CLEMENT MAROT DE CAHORS, VALET DE CHAMBRE DU ROY.

      - La Haye, Adrian Moetjens, 1714. 8x16 cm. Ouvrage en 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume. Pagination continue sur les deux tomes : xiv + 712 p. + table. Portrait de Clément Marot en frontispice. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau. Dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Manques à la coiffe supérieure et aux coins. Reliure frottée, mais solide. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Biblia Sacra. Vulgatae Editionis Sixti V. Pont. M. Iussu Recognita Atque Edita, Versiculis Distincta, Cum Indice Biblico, & Lectionum ac Evangeliorum pro omnibus Dominicis & Festis per Annum . Domini D. Marquardi Sebastiani Imperialis Ecclesiae Bambergensis Episcopi &c. &c. Authoritate, post accuratam cum Vaticana editione collationem. Bambergense recua 1693.,

      Nürnberg, Endter 1714. - 4°. Gest. Tit., 8 Bll., 509; 1 Bl., 520 S., mit Initialen u. gest. Kopfleisten Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel. Einbd. restaur. Kanten berieb., teilw. stock- u. braunfl., kl. Wurmgang am Vorderdeckel. Drucktit. fehlt. pp. Vgl. VD 17, 1:058998B - Kupfertitel gest. v. Cornelius Nicolaus Schurtz. Unveränderter Nachdruck der zuerst 1693 seltenen Bamberger Bibel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Caii Suetonii Tranquilli Opera, & illa commentarius Samuelis Pitici, in quo Antiquitates Romanae [-] icones: & figurae ex veterum monumentis ad historiam illustrandam depromptae, in aes eleganter incisae. Editio secunda priori ornantior & limatior.

      Leovardaiae, Excudit Franciscus Halma, D. Ordinum Frisae Typographus ordinarius. [Leuwarden/Leeuwarden, 1714-15]. Second edition. - Two volumes, quarto; size of bindings: 8 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 2 in (thick), Volume 1: engraved titlepage/frontispiece, titlepage printed in red and black with engraved device. Frontispiece; [48]pp., pp. [1]-724; Volume 2: bookbinder's leaf (in Latin & Dutch); titlepage in red and black with device; pp.[725]-1344, including printed inscriptions & indexes; pp. 786 + 787, 790 + 791 are blank, and the text and notes of these four pages has been carefully written out in manuscript (by early owner, Charles Mason, who has also added a few notes to some of the plate or vignette margins). Illustrated with 28 plates (29 with the engraved titlepage), plus engraved headings and numerous vignettes after Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719), engraved by Matthys Pool (1670-1732), featuring Roman scenes: for Julius Caesar, heading at page [1], Houbraken vignette at p. 156 (combat in front of funeral pyre); Octavius, heading, p. 157, vignette, at p. 383 (preparing an inscription); Tiberius, heading at p. [384]; Caligula, heading, p. [513], vignette at p. 629 (offering sacrifice in a temple); Claudius, heading at p. [630], vignette at p. 724 (water-wheels); (Vol. 2) Nero, heading at p. [725], vignette at p. 841 (Seneca); Galba, heading at p. [842]; Otho, heading at p. [879], vignette at p. 902 (Otho carried in triumph); Vitellius, heading at p. [903], vignette at p. 935 (military procession with Vitellius); Vespasian, heading at p. [936]; Titus, heading at p. [986], vignette at p. 1007 (destruction of Jerusalem by Titus); Domitian, heading at p. [1008], vignette at p. 1058 (naval battle in flooded arena). Plates present: Titlepage of mythological & other figures (A. Houbraken/M. Pool ) [1] 12 coins (Schynvoet), p. 1; [2] Adlocutio Cohurtium, p. 63 (address to military ranks); [3] Ludi circenses, folding (Pool), p. 73 (chariot races); [4] Ordo Pompae Circenis, folding, p. 128 (processions with vehicles, animals, etc.); [5] Thensae Deorum, folding, p. 128 (procession of statues of classical gods, in horse-drawn vehicles); [6] Triumphus Romanorum Imperatorum, folding, p. 136 (military procession); [7] Sacrificium ante Templum Jovis, p. 136 (burnt sacrifice in front of Temple of Jove); [8] 12 coins, p. 157; [9] Delineatio Romae a Romulo Positae (J. Luiken), p. 169 (sacrifice with agricultural & miltary figures in background); [10] Balneum, p. 325 (Roman bath); [11] Strigiles, p. 332 (figures with bathing implements); [12] Pila et Folliculus, p. 338 (exercising figures); [13] Apotheosis Imperatorum, p. 368 (elaborate funeral pyre); [14] Essedarii/Retiarii, p. 383/574 (gladiators with chariots & spears/shields, nets, tridents, etc.; [15] 12 coins, p. 384; [16] Ancilia/Sacerdotes Martes cum Ancilibus ex Templo Euntes, p. 393 (figures with shields); [17] 12 coins, p. 513; [18] 12 coins, p. 630 [Vol. 2] [19] 12 coins, p. 725; [20] Pyrricha, p. 745 (figures in miltary dress with swords & shields); [21] Mappa Missa, folding, p. 768 (sculptural detail with chariot & horses); [22] 12 coins, p. 842; [23] 12 coins, p. 879; [24] 12 coins, p. 903; [25] 12 coins, p. 936; [26] 12 coins, p. 986; [27] Hierosolyma una cum Templo a Tito Vespasiano capta et incense, folding, p. 992 (destruction of Jerusalem); [28] 12 coins, p. 1008. Bound in full, old speckled calf, with the spines replaced in more recent speckled calf, with the brown leather title labels remounted, the spines feature five raised bands, title labels gilt-lettered: SUETONIUS PITISCI TOM. I. (+ II.). with skilfull leather repairs to the cover corners, edges. [Provenance]: 1. in ink at the top of the front endpaper: E Lib. Car. Mason. Trin. Coll. Cant. (Charles Mason of Trinity College College Cambridge, with his manuscript notes & his 4 pp. of text at pp. 786-7 & 790-91,); 2. engraved heraldic bookplate of John Lodge (Warwick, engraver, 145 Strand), on front paste-down; 3. large, engraved heraldic bookplate (C. Sherborn, 1896) of St. Marie College/Winchester College; and a more recent, printed book label. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Publick Spirit of the Whigs: Set forth in their Generous Encouragement of the Author of the Crisis: with some Observations on the Seasonableness, Candor, Erudition, and Style of that Treatise

      London: Printed for John Morphew, 1714 - The scarce first issue of one of Swift's most effective political pamphlets, written on behalf of the government against Steele's The Crisis. Swift's aspersions on the Scottish peers made the Lords seek special means to suppress his work, and it was reprinted with the offending passages removed. His remarks here make it clear why the suppression was sought: in reply to Steele's note that the Kingdom of Scotland had many nobles, Swift chips in: "They had indeed; and to that we owe one of the great and necessary Evils of the Union upon the Foot it now stands. Their Nobility is indeed so numerous, that the whole Revenues of their Country would be hardly able to maintain them according to the Dignity of their Titles; and what is infinitely worse, they are never likely to be Extinct till the last Period of all Things . I could Point out some with great Titles, who affected to appear very vigorous for Dissolving the Union, though their whole Revenues before that Period would have ill maintained a Welch Justice of the Peace; and have since gathered more Money than ever any Scotchmen, who had not travell'd, could form an Idea of." Very scarce on the market First edition, first issue. 4to. [2], 45 pp. Modern marbled boards. Title somewhat spotted and with wormhole through first few leaves, slight waterstaining in blank margins to text; otherwise very good. Teerink 596; Rothschild 2054 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, n. G. de l'Isle b. Covens u. Mortier, "Siciliae Antiquae ....".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1714, 43 x 61,5. Valerio / Spagnola, Sicilia, Nr. 184. - Mit Kopftitel in lat. Sprache. Links oben Nebenkarte des antiken Syrakus. Der Ätna sehr plastisch dargestellt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Les Augustes Représentations de tous les Roys de France. Médailles du règne de Louis XV.

      A Paris, chez F. Hurand, puis chez Bertrand 1714-1755 - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume. Premier ouvrage : Les Augustes Représentations de tous les Roys de France, depuis Pharamond jusqu’à Louis XV, dit Le Grand, A Présent Régnant. Avec un Abrégé Historique sous chacun contenant leurs naissances, Inclinations et Actions plus Remarquables pendant leurs Règnes par Nicolas Larmessin. En 65 portraits. De Larmessin, Sculp. A Paris, chez F. Hurand, puis chez Bertrand, 1714. 65 gravures + 5 gravures postérieures ajoutées. Deuxième ouvrage : Médailles du règne de Louis XV par Fleurimont. Frontispice dessiné par Le Moine, gravé par Cars, titre gravé dans un cartouche, dédicace gravée au Roi par Fleurimont. A Paris, chez Beauvais, non daté (1752-1755). 3 pages illustrées, 78 planches de médailles, 4 pages illustrées et 2 gravures de portrait postérieures ajoutées. (Complet & Contrôlé) Reliure demi basane blonde postérieure. Dos lisse orné et doré. Pièce de titre "Portraits des Rois de France". Tranches marbrées. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4° (27x23). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der wohl-informirte Briefsteller, oder gründl. Anleitung, wie ein Brief geschickt abzufassen; vermittelst kurtzen Regeln und deutlichen Exempeln, zu besonderem nutzen der studirenden Jugend auf Gymnasiis und andern Schulen, in Fragen und Antworten gezeiget. Dritte Auflage.

      1714 - Leipzig, J. F. Braun, 1714. 12:o. Engraved frontispiece, 22,25-48,47-142 pp. Title page in red and black. Contemporary vellum with light brown title label. Edges blue. Some discolouration on the endpapers. An old ink numbering on front flyleaf. A nice clean copy. The first edition was published in 1709. Jump in pagination owing to careless typesetting. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Royaume de Danemark, avec une Partie de la Suede.

      Leiden, 1714. 1 pp. Kobberstukket gravering af Danmark. Med stor Cartouche i øverste højer hjørne. Med Fin samtidig håndkolorering. Kortstørrelse 40x32 cm. med ca 1 vm reft i øverste margin. First Edition.. 14072406

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        ORDONNANCE DE LA MARINE du mois d'aoust 1681 commentée et conférée sur las anciennes ordonnances, le Droit Romain et les nouveaux réglemens.

      Paris chez Charles Osmont 1714. relie l'epoque, In-4 10ff, 2-550pp 1f. fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        Description d'une sphere mouvante par le moyen d'une pendule, d'un globe monté d'une façon particuliere, & d'un nouveau planisphere pour les distances & grosseurs des planetes. Le tout selon l'hypothese de Copernic. Expliquée & demontrée. Paris, Jacques Quillau, 1714. 8vo. With 2 engraved illustration plates and 2 engraved plates with movable parts. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine.

      De La Lande, p. 361; Cat. Weil 25, no. 167 (lacking 1 moveable plate); cf. Houzeau-Lancaster 7531 (Premontval's biography). First and only edition of descriptions and illustrations of 4 ingenious and unusual astronomical instruments, all designed and operating according to the Copernican system. The first is one of the earliest examples of a clockwork model of the Copernican solar system. Pigeon notes that the terrestrial globe in the complete planetary system is too small to conveniently demonstrate the earth's movements, so he also built a separate larger one, described and illustrated in the next part of the book. Next comes Pigeon's planisphere, not merely illustrated but included in the book in working form, with a turning dial. It is designed to calculate the distances of the various planets. Finally a second working instrument is included: an orthographic equatorial projection of the globe with a movable pointer to indicate the position of the sun. In very good condition. The hinges are cracked and there is minor damage to the spine and the surface of the leather, but the binding remains structurally good.

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        Grondbeginzelen der kegelsneeden, bevattende de eerste en voornaamste eigenschappen van de parabola, ellips en hyperbola. Ten dienste der leerlingen opgesteld.Amsterdam, Yntema and Tieboel, 1769. 8vo. With 7 engraved folding plates, head- and tailpiece built up from cast fleurons. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled-paper sides.

      Bierens de Haan 5421; Sloos, Warfare 14171; STCN (8 copies); for the author: NNBW V, cols. 1161-1162. First and only edition of an acclaimed textbook on conic section by Nicolaas Ypey (1714-1785), professor of mathematics and fortification at Franeker. It opens with a preface by Pibo Steenstra, whose Grondbeginselen der meetkonst (1771) reflected Ypey's mathematical lectures. Divided into three chapters it treats respectively the parabola, the ellipse and the hyperbola. Ypey published several works on fortification and applied mathematics and was influenced by the important Frisian hydraulic engineer Willem Loré.Several water stains, plates frayed, otherwise in good condition.

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        JOYELL PRECIOS, I ADORNO DE LA ANIMA DEVOTA, QUE VOL PERFECTAMENT AGRADAR A DEU

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1714. 10X8. 16f+198Pag+1f. Pergami. Il.lustrat amb 12 bonicas llamines a la fusta . Magnific exemplar i extremadament rar. Ref min 3 & 45.

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        Gedaante en gesteldheid van Westvriesland en Alkmaar.

      "voor het jaar 1300 en teffens de ondergang van het dorp Vroone;Aantonende dat de gemeene vertelling van een belegering en verwoesting van een magtige stad,die Vroonen zoude geheeten hebben,niets anders is dan een verdigtzel.Door Simon Eikelenberg.Alkmaar by Klaas Mol 1714. Alsmede Alkmaer en deszelfs geschiedenissen uit de nalaten papieren van Simon Eikelenberg en veele andere echte stukken en bescheiden. Beschreven door Gysbert Boomkamp met vele fraje afbeeldingen.Rotterdam by Philippus en Jakobus Losel,1742.part I 1 engr.fronttispiece&3bird eye plans;99pp.partII Alkmaar: 1 engr portr. of Simon Eikelenberg,1 engr fullpage view,1 engr bird eye plan. Part II 2 engr bird eye plan&4 fold.and 1 full-p.views.440pp.".

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        Monumenta Paderbornensia, ex historia Romana, Francica, Saxonica eruta... Compendium vitae.. Ferdinandaei, & Panegyricus Paderbornensis. 4. Aufl., 3 Tle. in 1 Bd.

      Lemgo, Meyer, 1714.. 20 Bll., 336 SS.,10 Bll., 56 SS, 6 Bll., 136 SS., 4 Bll. mit 2 gest. Titelblättern, 3 gefalt. Kst.- Karten und 29 ( v. 31 ) Kst.- Tafeln ( ohne die 2 Portraits ), 8°; VORGEBUNDEN: Roo, Gerdard de. Annales rerum belli domique, ab austriacis Habsburgicae gentis principibus, a Rudolpho I usqve ad Carolim V. ..., Halle, Renger, 1709, 1 Bl., 24 SS., 1 Bl., 604 ( richtig 514 ) SS., 26 Bll. mit 2 gefalt. Kst.- Tafeln ( Stammbaum u. Wappen ). Prgt. d. Zt. m. Rsch. ( leicht berieben ). Graesse IV, 596; Ebert 14340. - Während für die 3. Ausgabe Nachstiche angefertigt wurden, griff man bei der vorliegenden 4. Aufl. wieder auf die Amsterdamer Or.- Platten zurück. - Die Kupfer mit Ansichten v. Boke, Delbrück, Detmold, Driburg (2), Höxter, Lippspringe, Oldenburg, Wewelsburg usw., sowie die besonders hervorzuhebenden dpblgr. Ansichten v. Paderborn und Marsberg. - Gut erhalten.

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        Johann Wolfgang Triers Einleitung Zu der Wapen-Kunst, darinnen Diese Wissenschaft durch deutliche Regeln und Exempel vorgetragen, und die Wappen der gecrönten Häupter in Europa, der Stände des Röm. Reichs, wie auch der vornehmsten ausländischen Fürsten in Kupffer vorgestellet und erläutert werden. Nebst einem Vorbericht von der gesammten Herolds-Wissenschaft Oder Lehre von dem hohen und niedern Adel

      Johann Friedrich Braun, Leipzig 1714. - FL3629 17,5 x 11 cm. Pergamentband der Zeit, leicht fleckig, mit handschriftlicher Rückenbeschriftung in alter Tinte. Vorbesitzervermerk: Speziel Grafen Lothar gehörig - in alter Tinte im Innendeckel. Eingeklebtes Ex-Libris Friedrich s Söhne - mit eingetragener Nr. 1 auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Gestochenes Frontispiz, gestochener Titelkupfer (22), 696 Seiten sowie 14 Seiten Register. 134 Wappenkupfer im Text (davon vier handkoloriert) sowie einige Holzschnittwappen. Das Papier durchgehend leicht gebräunt, der seitliche Schnitt und die Seitenränder des Mittelteils mit hellen Feuchtigkeitsrändern. Geprüftes, vollständiges Exemplar in durchaus gutem Zustand. 1. Teil: Von der gesamten Herolds-Wissenschafft / 2. Teil: Special-Abhandlung Der Wapen-Kunst: Wappen des römischen Kaisers, des Kaisers von Dänemark, des Königs von Frankreich, der Königin in Großbritannien, des Königs von Polen, des Königs von Portugal, des Königs in Preußen, des Zaren in Russland, des Königs in Schweden, Spanien, des Kurfürsten zu Mainz, zu Trier, zu Köln, zu Pfalz, zu Sachsen, des Kurfürsten zu Braunschweig, Bayern, Wappen der geistlichen Fürsten (mehrere Teile), der Fürsten zu Anhalt, Arenberg, Auersberg, der Markgrafen zu Baden, Brandenburg, Hessen, der Fürsten von Hohenzollern u.v.m., Wappen der Reichstädte Cölln, Aachen , Wappen der Schweiz, Venedigs(jeweils mit nichtpaginiertem Zwischentitelblatt) 800

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        THE WHOLE ART OF FISHING, being A Collection and Improvement of all that has been written upon this Subject: with many New Experiments. Showing the Different Ways of Angling, and the best Methods of taking Fresh - water Fish.

      London, printed for E. Curll, 1714.To which is added The Laws of Angling. FIRST EDITION 1714, 8vo, approximately 180 x 110 mm, 7 x 4¼ inches, engraved frontispiece by Hulsbergh of men fishing with Windsor Castle in the background, with tissue guard, woodcut head - and tailpieces, woodcut initials, pages: Title page, 4 pages of Preface, 1 - 111, [1] last page is index, blank sheets at rear to pad out the book, bound in half green morocco, gilt lettering with gilt angling motifs between raised bands to spine, marbled boards with dividing double gilt rules, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding slightly rubbed, with slight loss to the gilt date at bottom of spine, head of spine rubbed, corners rubbed and slight shelf wear to edges, frontispiece slightly shaved at outer margin, tip of lower outer corner of title page neatly repaired, occasional pale staining to margins, pale age - browning and occasional pale brown mark and fingermark, a few margins a little dusty, otherwise a very good copy. See Westwood and Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A Catalogue of Books on Angling, page 18; The Library of the Late John Gerard Heckscher, page 18, No. 98. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        M. Frobichers Scheeps 'Togt, Gedaan om de Noord, ter Ontdekking van een Straat na Cataya en China.

      1714 - Leiden, c.1714. Original colour. Map within separately-printed frame-like border, total printed area 220 x 290mm. Martin Frobisher's map of his route across the North Atlantic to Greenland in 1576, with the straits he discovered there. However it is based on his belief in the existance of the mythical island of 'Frisland', causing him to mistake Greenland for his true location on Baffin Island in Canada. Frobisher (1535-94) intended to find the the North West Passage: he landed on Greenland but thought it to be the non-existent Frisland shown on his charts. When he sailed on and touched land again he believed he had arrived in Greenland when in fact he was at what is now Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Entering the bay he believed he had discovered a strait on Greenland, and even two more voyages (1577 & 1578) did nothing to make him doubt himself. Two more voyages (1577 & 1578) did nothing to make him doubt himself. Over a century later this map still shows Frobisher's Strait on Greenland, although Frisland had been consigned to history.

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        "Le Duche de Baviere".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich bei Peter van der Aa, Leiden, um 1714, 14,5 x 20 cm.. Van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III B, 353:51, 20. - Die grenzkolorierte Karte zeigt das Herzogtum Bayern. Rechts unten Kartusche und Meilenzeigen, am linken Rand eine kleine Windrose. - Extrem seltene Karte aus dem "Nouveau Petit Atlas" den Pieter van der Aa um 1714 herausgegeben hat. Als Grundlage verwendete er fast alle Karten aus Janssonius's Atlas Minor. Er veränderte die Kartuschen, fügte Windrosen hinzu, entfernte alle Texte, Kustoden und Nummern sowie eine teilweise Veränderung der Typographie. - Van der Krogt kennt nur ein komplettes Exemplar des Atlases (der Atlas besteht aus 9 Teilen) in der Universitätsbibliothek Leiden.

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        Philosophia ad mentem angelici doctoris divi Thomae Aquinatis explicata. Tomus II: Physica Universalis. Tomus III: Metaphysica.

      J. B. Herckner,, Altdorffii ad Vineas, 1714 - 2 Bde. Altdorffii ad Vineas, J. B. Herckner, 1714. 6 Bll. + 722, 7 n.n. Bll. + 763 S. Blindgeprägter Pgm. der Zeit mit zwei orig. Schließen u. Pgm. der Zeit m. hds. RTitel. In latein. Sprache. Editio Altera. Erster Band fehlt. - Besitzsign. a.T., leicht stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. fingerfleckig. - Der Autor stammte aus der Benediktinerabtei Weingarten. Lateinisch Blindgeprägter Pgm. der Zeit mit zwei orig. Schließen u. Pgm. der Zeit m. hds. RTitel.

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        Das Kayserliche Sprach- und Wörter-Buch, darinnen die vier Europäische Haupt-Sprachen, als nemlich die Italiänische mit der Frantzösisch- Teutsch- und Lateinischen (etc.) erklärt und vorgetragen werden. Anjetzo durch N. de Castelli vermehrt

      Frankfurt, Zunner Erben und Jung 1714.. Frankfurt, Zunner Erben und Jung 1714.. 7 Bll., 878 S., 1 Bl., 570, 218, 152 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg., Vorderdeckel datiert 1716, geprägt. "Bibliotheca Reg. et Elect. Sax." und mit goldgeprägtem kgl. sächs. Wappensupralibros. Vgl. Zaunmüller 208. - Seinerzeit beliebtes Sprachwörterbuch. - Etwas gebräunt, am Anfang etwas fingerfleckig.

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        A New Map of Nottingham-Shire with the Post & Cross Roads, & other remarks according to the latest & best observations. 1714.

      1714 - London: Overton, 1713. Original colour. 345 x 490mm. A scarce map of Nottinghashire, from Overton's county atlas, 'England Fully Described in a Compleatt Sett of Mapps of ye County's of England and Wales'. It is unusual in that the map takes up less than half the area: a large plan of Nottingham fills the top left half of the sheet, not based on that by Speed but apparently a new survey. Under that is the title cartouche and a text box with a few statistics and sundry information, ending 'the most noted rivers are the Trent and Erwash, its cheif Comõdities the best Liquorice, Plaster like that of Paris, Malt'.

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        Principatus Transilvaniae in quinque Nationes earum'que Regiones es comitatus cum finitimis vicinorum Statuum Provinciis accurate divisus.

      Nürnberg, Homann, um 1714.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte, Bildausschnitt 47,5 x 57 cm, Blattgr. 53,5 x 63 cm.. Szantai, Atlas Hungaricus, Homann 3b. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p. 60; nach der erstmals 1685 bei Rossi erschienenen Karte des Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (Szantai, Rossi 5); die Siebenbürgenkarten des späten 17 Jahrhunderts zählen zu den frühsten Ethnografischen Karten überhaupt, da hier zum ersten Mal versucht wurde, die Siedlungsgebiete der verschiedenen Volksgruppen (Magyaren, Szekler, Sachsen (Deutsche), Walachen (Rumänen) und Moldauer) kartografisch zu erfassen (vergl. Austria Picta p. 162, dort wird die gleiche Karte von Seutter besprochen); erste Siebenbürgenkarte des Homann-Verlages, nur zwischen 1714 und 1720 erschienen, mit Titelkartusche unten rechts; mit Mittelfalz, diese am oberen und unteren Ende außerhalb der Darstellung leicht eingerissen, schönes Altkolorit

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        LE JEU DES ESCHETS

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1714. 12h+343Pag+3h. 15x9. Gioachino Greco (1600 - 1634), known as the Calabrian was an Italian writer and chess player. Greco recorded some of the first games, 77 in total. Greco was a lover of the Sicilian defense. Magnificent book. Ref 6.1 Biblioteca A.

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        De jure connubiorum libri duo. In quibus jura naturae, divinum, civile, canonicum, prout de nuptiis agunt, referuntur, expenduntur, explicantur. Editio secunda, ab auctore olim emendata, & plurimis in locis insigniter aucta.

      Delft Adriaan Beman 1714. Drukkersvignet. Perkament. Gr. 4to. 778, (60) pp. *papier hier en daar gebruind*Hendrik Brouwer 1612-1665. Schepen en raadslid te Leiden'. R. Dekkers. Bibliotheca Belgica juridica. Brussel, 1951, 28

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        An Historical Account of the Ancient and Modern State of the Principality of Wales, Duchy of Cornwall, and Earldom of Chester

      Warwick-Lane, London.: J Roberts, 1714 VG+, 2nd ed, 1714. In contemporary full speckled calf, corners and edges very lightly worn and bumped. Spine, highly decorative tooling in gilt, raised bands, titles in gilt to maroon leather label, worn along joints slightly. Internally, armorial bookplate of Early of Macclesfield to fpd, fep lacking top corner, small embossed coat of arms to titlepage and first 3 leaves, [16], 147 pp, 6 printers devices, text block edges sprinkled red, endpages only, a little browned, 2 of the spine compartments have North Library numbers of 1860. A lovely copy. Was first published in 1630. (ESTC T4742. Biblio. of Wales 138. Jenkins 55. Lowndes 655). This edition has: To which is added His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales's patent both in Latin and English; also an account of his dignity, privileges, arms, rank and titles, and of his sons and daughters. Which the 1st edition did not. Dodderidge [Doddridge], Sir John, judge. See ODNB.

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        Books Lately Printed for John and Henry pemberton, at the golden Buck, Against St. Dunstan's Church , in Fleetstreet

      , 1714. 1714. (London) 1714. 8vo. 19cm. 16pp. Unbound. Woodcut vignette with two griffins with foliage & arabesques at the beginning of the text and another decorative woodcut vignette at the end of the text. Extensive booksellers booksellers catalogue, with printed prices, divided into works in folio (16 works) including the works of John Locke at (3 guineas three shillings), Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible (six guineas), quarto (5 works) including A Voyage to the Levant (one guinea 10 shillings) and Lowthorpe's Philiosophical Transactions from the year 1700 (four guineas 10 shillings) , Octavo and Duodecimo (47 works) including A treatise of the spleen and vapours (5 shillings) and The Compleat Housewife (six shillings), "single sermons" priced at 6d each (32 works dating from 1715-1739). Plomer says about John Pemberton: "junior, bookseller and publisher in London, The Buck in Fleet Street, 1739 (?) - 1744 (?). Son of John Pemberton the elder. During his father's lifetime the firm was known as J. and J. Pemberton. They were the publishers for the House of Commons, and also for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. After the death of his father in 1739, John the younger was joined by his brother Henry, and their joint imprint is found in books until 1744; but as there is no mention of John in the will of Henry, proved in 1748, it may be presumed that he died or retired between 1744 and 1748." [c.f. Lesage, Netchine, Sarrazin #2394; not in BL]

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        The Works of John Locke

      London: John Churchill and Sam. Manship, , 1714.. London: John Churchill and Sam. Manship, 1714. First edition. Folio, full contemporary brown calf expertly rebacked with raised bands. In very good condition, rebacked with some expert restoration to the front free endpaper. John Locke is regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and the Father of Classical Liberalism. "Locke was the first to take up the challenge of Bacon and to attempt to estimate critically the certainty and the adequacy of human knowledge when confronted with God and the universe" (PMM 164). Included is the groundbreaking Essay Concerning Humane Understanding.

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        An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain, Chiefly of England: From the First Planting of Christianity, To the End of the Reign of KIng Charles the Second. With a Brief Account of the Affairs of Religion in Ireland. 2 v

      London Samuel Keble at the Turk's-Head against Fetter-Lane, and Benjamin Tooke at the Middel-Temple Gate, in Fleetstreet. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps and original cover laid on. Rear eps with heraldic book-plate and colour photograph First Edition Contemporary calf 410mm x 260mm (16" x 10"). xx, 736pp, + index; xx, 904pp, 119pp, + index. Volume I and II includes list of subscribers. Volume II published in 1714. Heraldic book-plate of The Reverend Edmund Lovell LLD. Also colour photograph of volumes dated 26/1/2011 described 'Before binding'.

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        Hemisphere meridional pour voir plus distinctement les terres australes.

      Paris, de l'Isle, 1714.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach G. de l'Isle, Bildausschnitt 45,5 x 45,5 cm, Blattgr. 53 x 77,5 cm.. Dekorative Karte der südlichen Hemisphäre, mit gezeichneten Entdeckungsreisen von Magellan (1520), Mendana (1568 und 1595), Le Maire (1616), Halley (1700), Dampier (1700), Tasman (1642) sowie S. Louis (1708); in den breiten Rändern etwas wasserrandig und gering fleckig, sonst tadellos.

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        The Shepherd's Week. In Six Pastorals.

      Printed and Sold by Ferd. Burleigh, London 1714 - First edition. 8vo., 19th century leather spine, boards, (16), 60, (4)pp. With an engraved frontispiece and 6 engraved plates. Upper hinge starting and tender o/w a very good copy. Foxon G69. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Journal of the Last Voyage Perform'd By Monsr. De La Sale, to the Gulph of Mexico : To Find Out the Mouth of the Missisipi River ; Containing an Account of the Settlements He Endeavour'd to Make on the Coast of the Aforesaid Bay, His Unfortunate Death, and the Travels of His Companions for the space of eight hundred leagues across that inland country of America, now Call'd Louisiana

      London : Printed for A. Bell 1714 - Octavo. xxi, [9], 205, [5] p. : folded map ; 19 cm. 1st English Edition. Bound in early 20th century ¾ red leather. Gilt lettering on spine. 5 raised bands. AEG. Good binding and cover. Minimal wear to extremities. Scuffer line on lower front board. Clean, unmarked pages with tanning. New end pages. Lovely folding map in cotton facsimile. "Most reliable eye-witness account of La Salle's two-years wanderings in Texas" (Howes). Field 808; Howes J266; Jenkins, Basic Texas Books 114; Raines pp. 130--131; Wagner Spanish Southwest 79 a; Greenly p. 21; Streeter sale 1:112; Church 859; Jones Adventures in Americana 150; Jones 399; Bell p. 274; Harrisse 750; Waterston p. 7; European Americana 714/70; Sabin 36762; Keynes p. 164; Clark Old South I:14; Field 808; Graff 2252. Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, or Robert de La Salle was a French explorer. He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. After sailing for New France in 1666, La Salle began issuing land grants and learning the native language. The Mohawk told him the Ohio River flowed into the Mississippi River. Thinking the river flowed into the Gulf of Mexico, La Salle began his expedition to find a western passage to China. Details La Salle's final expeditions from July 1684 to August 1688. The main goal of the expedition was to establish a French Colony on the Gulf of Mexico, akin to Quebec, on the mouth of the Mississippi River, as a foothold between Spain's holdings in North America. The expedition was a failure, from pirate attacks sinking one ship and poor navigation which sent the foundation of the colony, Fort Saint Louis, 400 miles west of the intend landing. La Salle led a group eastward on foot on three occasions to try to locate the mouth of the Mississippi. On the final search, some of the remaining 36 men mutinied, near present day Navasota, Texas. On March 19, 1687, La Salle was slain by Pierre Duhaut during an ambush while talking to Duhaut's decoy, Jean L'Archeveque. The remaining six men, led by Henri Joutel, made their way to Illinois Country. During their journey through Illinois to Canada, the men did not tell anyone that La Salle was dead. They reached France in the summer of 1688 and informed King Louis of La Salle's death and the horrible conditions in the colony.The colony itself lasting only until 1688, when Karankawa-speaking Native Americans killed the remaining adults and took four children as adopted captives. Joutel's journal provides some of the earliest written information on the interior, natural history, and ethnography of central North America. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (2 Werke in einem Buch) 1.- THOMASIUS: Fundamenta Juris Naturae Et Gentium Ex Sensu Communi Deducta : In Quibus Ubique Secernuntur Principia Honesti, Justi Ac Decori, Cum Adjuncta Emendatione Ad Ista Fundamenta Institutionum Jurisprudentiae Divinae. Editio Quarta... Halle / Leipzig, Chr. Salfeldii, 1718. 284 Seiten, 1 Bl. mit "Index". 4to. //..// ANGEBUNDEN: GOTTLIEB STOLLE - Gottlieb Stollens Historie Der Heydnischen Morale.

      Jena, Chr. Pohl, 1714.. 10 unpg. Bll., 584, 10 Bll. mit Register, 1 Bl. mit "Errata". Zeitgen., gut erhaltener Pergamenteinband.. Zwei Werke in einem Band. Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. //..// Zustand - und Einbandbeschreibung genau lesen!! Besonders bei Bestellungen ueber "amazon.de" //..//

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        PRZECHADZKI PO STARÉM MIESCIE [.]

      - Typ: zestaw 6 rycin i 12 ilustracji (drukow) na 7 kartach; Haslo: Warszawa (Stare Miasto); Przyn. adm.: wojewodztwo mazowieckie (warszawskie); Sygnatura: Wiekszosc rycin i ilustracji sygnowana na plycie: "Pankiewicz".; Technika: Drzeworyty sztorcowe i ilustracje; Format: od 102x76 do 134x93.; Pochodzenie: Z: Tygodnik Ilustrowany nr 138 (1714) z 20.08.1892, nr 139 (1715) z 27.08.1892, nr 140 (1716) z 3.09.1892, nr 151 (1727) z 19.11.1892, nr 152 (1728) z 26.11.1892.; Literatura: Grajewski 1972 nie notuje.; Uwagi: Zachowane cale karty. Cykl ilustracji pt. "Przechadzki po Starém Miescie". Szkice Wiktora Gomulickiego z ilustracjami Jozefa Pankiewicza.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura detale architektoniczne kamienice rynki ulice, etnografia judaica typy Zydzi / Architektur Ringe/Ring Straße Wohnhäuser/Wohnhaus architektonische Details/architektonisches Detail, Etnographie Judaika Juden Typen/Typ / architecture architectural details/architectural detail market squares/market square streets/street tenement houses/tenement house, ethnography Judaica the Jews types/type / Druck Holzstich / table (figure) wood-engraving; Ryciny i ilustracje w ladnym stanie, jedynie jedna rycina i jedna ilustracja nieznacznie uszkodzone (wszystkie pozycje po konserwacji).

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        Histoire Des Sept Sages

      nbsp;Rotterdam -Micharl Bohn, 1714. nbsp;Rotterdam -Micharl Bohn, 1714 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractiveFrench text of mythology that tells of the Seven Sages. With a tables of materials to the rear of each volume. Complete in two volumes. In Mesopotamian mythology,the Seven Sages (of Greece) or Seven Wise Men was the title given by ancient Greek tradition to seven early 6th century BC philosophers, statesmen and law-givers who were renowned in the following centuries for their wisdom. Condition: In full cloth bindings. Externally, worn to extremities and joints with loss to the head of the spine of one volume. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and clean with slight loss to one page and a small closed tear to another, neither of which affect the reading of the text. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        A Course of Sermons Preach?d for the Lecture

      d 1714. Wherein The True Notion of the Exercise of Private Judgment, or Free-Thinking, in Matters of Religion is Stated: The Obj, 1727. d 1714. Wherein The True Notion of the Exercise of Private Judgment, or Free-Thinking, in Matters of Religion is Stated: The Objections against it, Answered And the Modern Way of Free-Thinking, as treated in a late Discourse on that Subject, is taken into Consideration, To which is Added A List of the Learned Persons who have preached the said Lectures, from its beginning in the Year 1692, to the present Year 1726, with an Account of their Subjects, 1727 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this collection of Boyle Lectures by Benjamin Ibbot. The Boyle Lectures were named after Robert Boyle, a prominent English/Irish natural philosopher of the 17th century. Boyle endowed a series of lectures in his will, which were designed as a forum where prominent academics could discuss the existence of God. In his Boyle Lectures, Ibbot maintains that Christians as rational people have a duty to examine all things which concern Religion, to search into the Grounds and Foundations what they believe, and accordingly should positively approve of thinking freely and reasoning fairly upon religious Matters. (From the pages of David Palin's private catalogue. )From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David A. Palin of the University of Manchester (signature to front pastedown), collected over a period of almost forty years. Binder's label of Remnant and Edmonds to front pastedown. Condition: In contemporary decorative calf binding. Externally, sound with a nica patina, though with some light edgewear. Front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, though with an occasional patch of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Works of William Shakespear. Volume the Ninth

      London: by J. Tonson in the Strand, J. Knapton and D. Midwinter . . ., 1714. London: by J. Tonson in the Strand, J. Knapton and D. Midwinter . . .. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1714. First Thus. Hardcover. 1/4" missing to leather at head of spine. 1/2" chip to leather at tail of spine. Leather split along 2/3 of rear joint. Spine lettering piece rubbed and worn. Headbands lacking. Small 1/4" loss of leather at tips of corners of boards. Some small abrasions to leather on rear board. Owner's signature scribbled out on title page. Some foxing to preliminary leaves. ; The first duodecimo format printing of Shakespeare's Sonnets. [4], lvi, iv, 41, [5], 45-406 pages + 2 copperplate engravings. Contemporary full calf binding. Gilt borders to boards and gilt tooled decoration to spine. Red leather lettering piece on spine. Page dimensions: 163 x 95mm. Red speckling to page edges. Several woodcut inhabited initials, woodcut headpieces and tailpieces. In 1714 Rowe added Curll's 1710 edition of the poems to his 8 volume edition of Shakespeare to form a 9 volume set. This is Volume Nine only of that set. The Sonnets are presented as "Mr. Shakespear's Miscellany Poems", and are given individual titles e.g. "A Sweet Provocation", "Loss and Gain", "His Heart wounded by her Eye", rather than being numbered as in modern editions. Also includes the long poems "Venus and Adonis", "Tarquin", "Lucrece"; "Critical Remarks on his Poems and Plays"; "An Essay on the Art, Rise, and Progess of the Stage, in Greece, Rome, and England"; "Glossary of the Old Words us'd in these Works". "Curll again provided a matching poems' volume for the 1714 edtition, but this time Tonson drew him directly into the project, issuing some copies of the edition with a cancel title page indicating that is was in nine volumes (rather than eight) and including curll's name in the imprint" - Murphy, page 63. [Bibliographical reference: Murphy, "Shakespeare in Print" 182.] ; 12mo .

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