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        Les Fables D'Esope, & de plusieurs autres excellens Mythologistes, Accompagnées du Sens Moral & des Reflections De Monsieur le Chevalier Lestrange

      Amsterdam: Etiènne Roger, 1714. [2],v-lxxxiv,222,[2]pp. Contemp vellum boards. Lacking frontis, else a complete example of this rare ~French translation. Occasional pale brown flecks, not significantly affecting the plates. 138 (27 large, 111 half-page) etchings by Francis Barlow. First French Edition. Like the second English edition of 1687, this one combines the "Aesop" plates of the 1666 edition with the "Life of Aesop" plates engraved by Thomas Dudley after Francis Barlow's designs. Barlow was one of the first great English book illustrators. "...he is the first English artist to understand and practice modern interpretive illustration...He made his most significant personal contribution in so drawing and organizing his charcaters that they interact in a dynamic, expressive, and appropriate dramatic way that is at the heart of interpretive illustrations. Barlow's Aesop's fables is one of the chief English illustrated books...that makes him the father of English book illustration,: Hodnett, Francis Barlow. The English editions of Barlow's famous Aesop had a polglott text but Roger used L'Estrange's English text, translated by Roger into French. DG 2.1663. Bodemann 101. Brunet I,96. Cohen/Ricci 350. Ebert 248. Fabula docet 13. Sander 620. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        The Elements of Euclid - ed William Whiston 1714

      Printed by J.Roberts: And Sold by Will Taylor, 1714. later edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Third Edition 1714 engraved frontispiece and 5 folding plates, 16pp. advertisements, loss to head of frontispiece subsequently repaired, but engraving remains incomplete, modern calf, new endpapers, Printed by J.Roberts: And Sold by Will Taylor, 1714. Generally a very clean copy. Extremely scrace. No copies of this edition in the British Library. 8vo

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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. Vgl. VD 17, 1:058998B - Kupfertitel gest. v. Cornelius Nicolaus Schurtz. Unveränderter Nachdruck der zuerst 1693 seltenen Bamberger Bibel.

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        Bishop Brunet's History of his Own Time. Volume I: From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Settlement of King William and Queen Mary at the Revolution. Volume II: From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign

      London: [Vol. 1:] Printed for Thomas Ward...1714; [Vol. II:] Printed for the Editor, by Joseph Downing...and Henry Woodfall, 1734 First edition. Contemporary paneled calf. As the two volumes were issued ten years apart, the design of the paneling is slightly different in each volume. Volume I is also slightly larger than Volume II. The bindings, however, are complimentary. . Two volumes, folio. List of subscribers in each volume. The verso of the title-page in Volume II bears an ink notation: "The Original Manuscript of both Volumes of this History will be deposited in the Cotton Library by G. Burnett [sic]." Joints cracking or starting to crack, but cords sound. Some scuffing and corner bumps. However, a very good, attractive set. Volume I with the armorial bookplate of Sir Richard Bedingfeld. Bishop Burnet (1643-1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian, educated at the University of Aberdeen. He was associated with the Whig party. His History of his Own Time or "secret history," as he called it, begins in 1683. He worked on it steadily until May, 1685, when he left England for the safety of the continent. He appears to have kept a running account of events in England during the reign of James II from The Hague, where he spent much of his exile. He returned to England after the revolution of 1688, when William and Mary took the throne. He worked on it intermittently from 1691 through 1703. In 1703, having read and admired Jacques-Auguste De Thou's Historia sui temporis, he decided to recast his history, making it less autobiographical and more impartial. He completed his recasting in 1704, and in 1705 resumed his History from when he left off. He worked on it until 1713 and spent the last two years of his life revising the final portions. Though it proved immediately controversial, Burnet's work remains an important sources for the period it deals with, and is admired for its detailed accounts of many events, and for Burnet's attempts to be accurate and fair.

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        The Works of John Locke, Esq; In Three Volumes. The Contents of which follow in the next Leaf. With Alphabetical Tables

      Printed for John Churchill and Sam. Manship London: Printed for John Churchill, and Sam. Manship. MDCCXIV [1714]. First collected edition. Folios. Variant edition not in ESTC, with the date in roman numerals in all three volumes, and without the two additional pieces: "An account of the life and writings of John Locke," and, "The remains of John Locke" (ESTC T128627). Volume one illustrated with two engraved plates (frontispiece portrait and Locke's epitaph in Latin), all three with woodcut initials and ornaments. Contemporary full calf, stamped in blind with gold tooling. Early owner's inscription and later presentation on the front pastedowns, an ex-library set with bookplates, paper shelf labels on the rear free endpapers, and perforated stamp on the title page and one text page of each volume. The boards are worn, joints are cracked but still snug, else a good sound set, interior text pages are bright and clean. The frontispiece portrait engraved by George Vertue in 1713, and Locke's engraved epitaph are especially fine. .

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        Plantæ per Galliam, Hispaniam et Italiam observatæ, Iconibus Æneis exhibitæ...Opus Posthumum, Editum. Cura et Studio Antonii de Jussieu. Medici. 2 vols.

      Paris, Steph.Ganeau, 1714. Folio. Bound in one beautiful cont.full mottled calf w. six raised bands, gilt compartments. Hinges, capitals and corners professionally restored. Internally very nice and clean, apart from heavy browning to the smaller woodcut of the second title-page. Engraved title-page, title-page w. woodcut vignette, XXVI, (19), 140 pp., second engraved title-page, and 334 sheets of plates, containing 1327 fine engravings on 334 sheets (being 331 sheets with four engravings on each and three sheets with one large engraving on each; all of these are numbered (the engravings on the first 331 sheets are numbered 1-1324); number 406 has to extras, being 406+ and 406*, number 673 has one extra being 673+, number 674 has one extra, being 674+, numbers 826, 827 and 828 are collected on one engraving, and numbers 1076 and 1256 (would have been within the plates that consist of four engravings each) are omitted), complete. All of the first 331 sheets consist of four illustration, and most of them are made as four separate engravings, but some of them are made frofrom just two engravings, but still depicting four illustrations of axactly the same measure as the rest.. First edition of Barrelier's chief botanical work, his famous "Hortus Mundi", for which he was supported financially by Gaston von Orléans but which he never finished due to illness. The text was destroyed in a fire after his death, but the numerous drawings survived and in 1714, ab. 40 years after Barrelier's death, Antoine de Jussieu published the work with the original plates under the title "Plantae per Galliam...".Jacques Barrelier (1606 - 1673) was a French Dominican, botanist and physician. He undertook extensive travels throughout France, Spain and Italy and spent 25 years in Rome, where he founded the botanical garden of the Saint-Xyste convent. During his time in Rome he worked on his magnum opus, which was later to become his "Plantae per Galliam...", for which he had an enormous amount of engravings made after his numerous drawings of plants. When he returned to Paris in 1672, he had stopped working on his great work, and in 1973 he died of an asthma-attack. The text for the work is destroyed in a fire, but the engravings are saved, which makes it possible for Antoine de Jussieu about 40 years later to publish the work the Barrelier never came to finish himself. Antoine de Jussieu (1686-1758) was out of a prominent French family distinguished for ist excellent botanists. He was a physician who also practiced medicine and devoted much of his time to treating the very poor. He studied at the University of Montpellier, and like Barrelier, he travelled through Spain and Portugal. In 1708 he went to Paris, where he succeeded J.P. de Tournefort at the Jardin des Plantes. His main works are his publication of Barrelier's "Plantae per Galliam..." and an edition of Tournefort's "Institutiones rei herbariae", printed in 1719 in three volumes.Barrelier has given name to the flower genus "Barleria", which covers roughly 300 species.Pritzel 423. Nissen I:7-8. (Nissen mentions "334 Kupf. mit 1324 Fig.; this, however seems not to omit the last three full-page engravings that are numbered 1325-27). Hunt II,I:432

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        R. Salomonis Jarchi, Dicti Commentarius Hebraicus, in Librr. Josuae, Judicum, Ruth, Samuelis, Regum, Chronicorum, Esrae, Nehemiae et Estherae, item in Salomonis Proverbia, Ecclesiasten et Cantum Canticorum, Latine versus, cum duobus vetustissimis codicibus mstis membranaceis collatus, multis in locis

      Typu Reyherianis Gotha Typu Reyherianis 1714fair 8vo. 984pp. Brown, paper-covered stiff wrappers with gilt and black lettering to spine. Most of backstrip missing. Creasing, wear and scuffing to boards. Book plates to endpapers: "Tamblo library" and "Henry Englander Memorial Library". Stamp to free front endpaper: "Presbyterian College, Belfast" inscribed: "F.IIII.15." Printed on parchment. Sporadic foxing and browning to pages, not affecting text. Pictorial b/w engraved frontispiece, portraying Breithaupt (the translator and editor). Great translation of the commentaries to some of the most important Jewish texts, among them Prophets and Proverbs. Originally written by Rashi (1040-1105), a Hebrew acronym for Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki, or Rabbi Shlomo Yarchi, who wrote the first comprehensive commentaries on the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) and Talmud, and is one of the classic Jewish commentators. Text in Latin. Cover in poor, interior in good- condition.

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