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        Sammelband mit 25 Augsburger Trachtendarstellungen.

      (Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff), um 1715.. 25 teils goldgehöhte kolorierte gest. Kupferstiche. HLdr. um 1890. Folio. Vgl. Lipperheide DdD 2/3. - Knapp beschnitten und auf 13 Kartonblätter montiert. Etwas fleckig und wneig wasserrandig, einige Farbwischer. Mit kl. Fehlstellen, Einrissen oder Überklebungen. - Farblithograph. Exlibris Scheler von Lorenz M. Rheude (Dchutt-Rehem 38.202).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Nova literaria helvetica. Pro anno (1701), 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705 et 1706, 1707 et 1708, 1709 et 1710, 1711 et 1712, 1713-1714.

      Zürich, David Gessner, (1702-1715). - Kl.-8°. 169 (1) S., 56 S., 56 S., 64 (1) S., 63 (1) S., 63 (1) S., 80 S., 92 S., 2 leere Bl., 60 (2) S., (15) S. handschr. Register (nach Jahrgängen), 27 leere S. Lederband d.Zt. auf 4 Bünden mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. HBLS VI, 167. - Haller II, 277. - Feller/Bonjour 436. - Erste Ausgabe der komplett äusserst seltenen Folge von Bücher-Verzeichnissen, die als Vorläufer von Scheuchzers 1733 erschienenem Werk "Bibliotheca Helvetica" gelten. Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Arzt, Naturforscher u. Historiker, wurde vor allem bekannt durch seine umfangreichen Bearbeitungen der Natur- u. Kulturgeschichte der Schweiz. Zudem interessierte er sich für Literatur und stellte in vorliegendem Werk zahlreiche Neuerscheinungen vor. Unser Exemplar mit handschriftl. Griffregister, mont. auf die jeweilige Titelseite. - Vorsatz mit handschriftl. Eintrag u. Titelseite mit Namenszug von alter Hand. Die festen Vorsätze mit Leimschatten. Die Laschen des Handregisters teilweise knitterfaltig u. mit kl. Einrissen. Stellenweise stockfleckig u. durchgehend leicht gebräunt. Einband berieben, bestossen und fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Yncas, Rois du Pérou; Contenant leur Origine, depuis le premier Ynca Manco Capac, leur Establissement, leur Idolatrie, leurs Sacrifices, leurs Loix, leurs Conquete; les merveilles du Temple du Soleil; & tout l'Etat de ce grand Empire, avant que les Espagnols s'en rendissent Maitres. (.) Traduite de l'Espagnol de l'Ynca Garcillasso de la Vega Par Jean Baudoin.

      - 2 volumes. Jacques Desbordes, Amsterdam 1715. 8vo. (28)+512 + (16)+492+(56) pages. Titlepages printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece plate in each volume, Folding map + 3 plates, of which one folding. Contemporary marbled calf with richly gilt spines. With the gilt coat-of-arms of Danish book collector Christian Hermann Helwerskov (1655-1733) on boards. Signed inscription in his hand on front flyleaf in each volume. Well-preserved set. * Graesse III,25. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DELLA LAGINA DI VENEZIA. TRATTATO DI BERNARDO TREVISAN P.V. DIVISO IN IV PUNTI

      1715. Venezia Domenico Lovisa 1715 4° Pagine 1 carta bianca + occhietto + antiporta figurata incisa da Antonio Zucchi + 12 non numerate + 129 + 12 non numerate. Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. Sguardie e controsguardie in carta florale. Piatti in cartone coevo. 2 grandi carte ripiegate fuori testo incise in rame. Alcune piccole incisioni nell testo. Marginale segno di tarlo al margine superiore di alcune carte. Per il resto ottimo e fresco esemplare in barbe stampato su carta forte. Rara edizione originale. Cfr: Lozzi, II, 6146; Platneriana, p. 423, per la seconda edizione; Cicogna, 5261 Bernardo Trevisan (1652-1720), patrizio veneziano, fu intellettuale e poligrafo di fama. Quest'opera, di fondamentale importanza nell'ambito della storiografia veneziana, configura un rigorosissimo trattato sulla storia della laguna veneta.

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        Elevation of the Rt Hon the Earl of Chesterfield's House

      A wonderfully detailed architectural engraving by Colin Campbell  from his breathtaking book Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect, Containing the Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Regular  Buildings Both Publick and Private in Great Britain... , which was published in London in 1715-1767. Overall this print measures 21.5"x18", and is in good condition with some foxing/staining and creasing.Colin Campbell was a Scottish-born architect who published the single most influential work of architecture published in the Georgian era. As the title suggests, the work focuses upon the writings of the Roman architectural author, Vitruvius, and testifies to Campbell's outright rejection of the French influence upon British architecture, so prevalent during the reign of the late Stuart monarchs.  The book champions the classical purity of line which pervaded the work of the seventeenth-century English court architect, Inigo Jones and the sixteenth-century Italian architect, Andrea Palladio, both considered exemplars of the style by Campbell. However, the book also represents the rise of the nobility and professional designer as arbiters of fashion, a facet of British culture previously dominated by royalty.  The British countryside, as we know it today, was the creation of the Georgian period, and the result of the  pursuit of profit and pleasure.  The nobility now enjoyed new found wealth largely due to the Seven Years’ War when the Crown had given land to loyal supporters.  This land was mainly concentrated in large estates and its owners either sat in the House of Commons or knew people who did.  Thus, the land enclosure acts, which allowed for the most modern methods of farming, were easily passed and as a result agriculture became a profitable enterprise.  For the first time the elite could afford to build grand homes for themselves and to receive members of the royal family.  While ‘Capability’ Brown supplied the design for magnificently landscaped gardens, Campbell’s Vitruvius Britannicus provided a marvelous template for the design of the house. The first part of this ambitious work was completed in 1725.  The latter parts were completed after Campbell's death by John Woolfe and James Gandon, noted architects who felt the importance of continuing Campbell's project."Arader Galleries intends to have the lowest prices on ABE, Alibris, Biblio, AE, and Artnet while maintaining the highest levels of quality in the business for every offering. To inquire or view the complete offering, please contact our curators at aradersf@sbcglobal.net or call our San Francisco gallery at (415) 788-5115."

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        Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCCXV Publicata Cum S Caesareae Majestatis & Regis Pol atque Elect Sax Priviligiis

      Leipzig: J.OH. Grossii Haeredes, Joh.Frid. Gleditsch & Fil., Thomam Fritschium & Frid. Groschuf. 1715. First. Quarto. 549 pp., + Indices. Seven engraved plates, three are folding. Contemporary stiff pastepaper boards. Some spotting to the boards, still a sound, very good copy. Text in Latin. A volume in an annual series of books published from 1682 to 1734 containing surveys of recent advances in science and literature. Includes Leibniz, de Origine Francorum disquisitio. An attractive copy. .

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        Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCCXV Publicata. Cum S. Caesareae Majestatis & Regis Pol. atque Elect. Sax. Priviligiis.

      J.OH. Grossii Haeredes, Joh.Frid. Gleditsch & Fil., Thomam Fritschium & Frid. Groschuf, Leipzig 1715 - Quarto. 549 pp., + Indices. Seven engraved plates, three are folding. Contemporary stiff pastepaper boards. Some spotting to the boards, still a sound, very good copy. Text in Latin. A volume in an annual series of books published from 1682 to 1734 containing surveys of recent advances in science and literature. Includes Leibniz, *de Origine Francorum disquisitio.* An attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Me'nage Des Champs Et De La Ville, Ou Le Nouveau Jardinier François Accomode' Au Goust Du Temps Enseignant, Tout ce qui se doit mettre en pratique pour cultiver parfaitement les Jardins fruitiers, potagers, & fleuristes, avec un Traité des Orangers, le tout Suivy d'un Traité De La Chasse & de la Pêche. Seconde Partie Du Ménage Des Champs.

      Paris 1715 - In-12, 7(ff) (np) (page de titre + Préface + Table des chapitres + Approbation et privilège du roy) - 447pp-15pp (np) (table des matières), reliure pleine basane d'époque, dos à cinq nerfs à caissons ornés, manque la pièce de titre - trois figures en taille douce dans le texte - manque la pièce de titre, manque de cuir au caisson en-dessous de l'emplacement de la pièce de titre, épidermures sur les plats, page de titre détachée, trace de mouillure haut des feuillets avec qq traces d'une galerie de vers, sans nuisance au texte, peu commun, voir photos jointes, ex-libris, annotation à l'encre du temps en page de garde

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        Gesamte Geistreiche Bücher vom wahren Christenthum. Deroselben anhängigen Tractätlein von heilsamer Busse.

      Franckfurt, Möller. Reinhardt Eustachius Möller., 1715 - 1232 S. + Register. "Gräitz : Abraham Gottlieb Ludewig.". Handgeschriebener Eintrag `Prag 7/9 1723`.". Roter Schnitt. Mit einigen Stichen. Innenteil etwas unregelmäßig beschnitten (vom Satzspiegel her).Gebräunt, teilweise stockfleckig. Goldprägung im Lederrücken teilweise verblichen. Gebrauchsspuren am ganzen Buch, das Buch wurde eindeutig einige Male gelesen. Untere Ecken des Lederrückens beginnen sich aufzulösen. Bindung immer noch sehr gut. Namenseintrag. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1296 18,5x12,3 cm, Hardcover, Halbleder, gebundene Ausgabe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wilkina saga/ eller historien om konung Thiderich af Bern och hans k§mpar; samt Niflunga sagan; innehllandes ngra gthiska konungars och hieltars forna bedrifter i Ryssland/ Polen/ Ungern/ Italien/ Burgundien och Spanien/ &c.

      Sive historia Wilkinensium, Theoderici Veronensis, ac Niflungorum; continens regum atq; heroum quorundam gothicorum res gestas, per Russiam, Poloniam, Hungariam, Italiam, Burgundiam, atque Hispaniam, &c. Ex mss. codicibus lingu veteris Scandic, in hodiernam svecicam atque latinam translata, oper¢ Johannis Peringskiold. Sthlm, 1715. Folio. (14),192,293-300,201-522,(22) s. & 8 tryckta sl§kttabeller numrerade I-VIII. Ntt hfrbd frn 1700-talets slut med upphjda bind, svart ryggornering och brun titeletikett. St§nkta snitt. Ryggen skadad verst och nederst samt med en spricka i vre yttre falsen. En del smfl§ckar, ngra rkanter och ett ftal stukade hrn. Titelbladet ngt solkat, bl§ckfl§ckar p s. 23-24 och kludd verst p s. 52, mrk fl§ck p s. 82, solkig p s. 100-01 och nedtill p s. 112, stora mrka fl§ckar i vre hrnet p s. 124-35, mrk fl§ck nederst p s. 390 och verst p s. 457-58. Med Karl XV:s blstpl som hertig p titelbladet, liksom tv biblioteksstplr och en utgallringsstpl frn Gteborgs universitetsbibliotek samt en biblioteksstpl p s. (14). Med Kungliga bibliotekets diskreta duplettmarkering i blyerts. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1352. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 647. Med isl§ndsk, svensk och latinsk parallelltext. Frsta utgvan av 'ÄùDidriksagan'Äù. Den isl§ndska texten ederades huvudsakligen av Gudmundur Olafsson. Den svenska vers§ttningen §r utfrd av Bureus, Hadorph m.fl., men reviderades av utgivaren som §ven versatte sagan till latin. En ny edition utkom 1850-54 under titeln 'ÄùSagan om Didrik af Bern'Äù och redigerad av Gunnar Olof Hylt©n-Cavallius. Den ursprungligen tyska sagan kom till Norden under medeltiden och frflyttades i sammanblandning med annat sagomaterial till ett mer nordisk sammanhang och kompletterades med fabelaktiga kungal§ngder. Verket fick inflytande sv§l p senmedeltida krnikor som Olaus Petris krnika och senare p t.ex. Rudbecks 'ÄùAtlantica'Äù.

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        PRATIQUE DE LA PERFECTION CHRESTIENNE - EN 4 TOMES - TOMES 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 - NOUVELLE EDITION.

      CHEZ MICHEL DAVID 1715 - R300107017: 576 pages + 564 pages + 611 pages + 714 pages - traces de mouillures en début du tome 1 sans conséquence sur la lecture - tranches rosées - dos à 5 nerfs - titre et tomaison dorés sur pièce de titre sur le dos - 5 photos disponibles. Alphonse Rodriguez est un frère jésuite espagnol né en 1533 mort en 1617 - Traduites de l'espagnol par M.L'Abbé Regnier des Marais de l'académie françoise. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chimie raisonnée où l'on tâche de découvrir la nature & la manière d'agir des Remèdes Chimiques les plus en usage en Médecine & en chirurgie. Conformément aux Leçons Latines de Chimie qui se font publiquement chaque année dans le Laboratoire de Montpellier.

      Lyon, Marcellin Duplain, 1715, in 12, de 12ff. 522pp., pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. usée, petite restauration angulaire à 2ff. Ex-libris ms: "Simonis Duclaux, medicinae studentis Monspelii nov. 1730." Edition originale rare d'un des ouvrages les plus importants d'Antoine Deidier, reprenant le contenu de ses cours en latin mais publié en français afin d'être le plus utile "aux jeunes médecins, aux chirurgiens, & aux pharmaciens dans les provinces éloignées..." L'Université de Montpellier était le plus important centre d'enseignement de la chimie au 18e siècle et Deidier y gagna la chaire de chimie sur concours en 1696; il garda ce poste pendant près d'un demi-siècle. Il décrit d'abord les cinq principes chimiques: l'eau, la terre, le sel, le soufre et l'esprit, puis explique que ces éléments ne sont pas les mêmes que les éléments de Descartes formant la base de la cosmologie cartésienne mais qui ne sont d'aucune utilité au chimiste qui recherche ses éléments par la distillation; il poursuit par la description des préparations chimiques des substances d'utilité médicale. ¶ Pas dans Duveen ni Ferguson - Deizemeris I/32 - Blake p.112 - Wellcome II.442

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        Médailles du Regne de Louis XV

      Sans Mention Sans date, Sans lieu - Petit in-folio ( 360x260 mm ) plein veau, havane sur le dos, brun foncé sur les plats. Titre doré sur dos à 5nerfs, filets dorés sus et sous les nerfs en tête et queue.Filet et roulette dorés encadrant les plats, fers dans les coins, important fer doré au centre des plats. Ex-libris à l'étiquette colée en contre plat en page de garde ( Nigra sunt sed formosa / Bibliothèque Ch. M. Peiffer de Nancy ).Titre dans un cartouche.Au Roy, Le très humble très obéissant & très fidele Serviteur & Sujet GODONNESCHE.54 Planches de Médailles légendées.Planche 1 ( Louis XIV et Louis XV 1715 ) à Planche 54 ( 1736 L'éducation de Monsieur Le Dauphin ). Anciens

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        CARTE DE PROVENCE et des Terres Adjacentes Map of Provence.

      Paris. c1715 - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 61 x 48.4 cm. Very good condition - some very light brown marks on image. Delisle was an important French cartographer of the early 18th century. He held the position of First Royal Geographer to the King. A is a lovely map of Provence in southern France. It is extremely detailed with the various dioceses marked and the surrounding Bishopric of Arles and The Comtat Venaissin to the north. A key top left explains the symbols and abbreviations. The Mediterranean sea and the Golf of Lyon and Genes are in the south. From the Atlas Geographique.

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        Essai-boek of uitgereekende tafelen van alle gehaltens in 't goudt en zilver gereduceert uit marken bruto, in marken fyn. Beneffens de uitreekening van de waardy van 't zelve, in guldens, stuivers en myten, volgens de koers en order in de respective munten van Nederland gebruikelyk: zeer dienstig allen kooplieden, munt meesters en anderen in 't goudt en zilver handelende. Alles naaukeurig gereekent, . als nooit in eenig boek van diergelyke stoffe. Amsterdam, printed for the author and sold by Hendrik van Eyl, [ca. 1716]. 4to. With 447 pages of tables. With 4 manuscript leaves of tables added by a contemporary owner. Contemporary vellum.

      - STCN (5 copies); not in Hoover; Kress. Practical guide to the calculation of the value of gold and silver of any purity, intended for merchants, mint masters and others who deal with precious metals. The author notes that there is "now" a great deal of low grade gold and silver on the market (below 20 carat and 10 penningen respectively, i.e. below 83 1/3 %), and that previously published guides did not cover these in a convenient manner. He therefore first explains how these metals are weighed in the Netherlands, presenting the units of weight and their relations, and gives instructions for using the tables, with examples. Once one has weighed the gold or silver and assayed it to give the purity in carats/mark or penningen/mark respectively, the tables on pp. 1-223 and 225-395 tell the weight of fine metal in a given weight of impure metal. Once one knows the weight of fine gold or silver, one can look up its value in guilders in the tables on pp. 224 and 396-447. Grill was himself an assayer. In 1715 he published his tables for gold alone, also sold by Van Eyl, and the present tables for gold and silver probably followed soon after. The heaviest weight listed for both gold and silver is 100 marks (so that the tables could be used without multiplication for weights up to 200 marks), but for silver in four degrees of purity, a contemporary owner has inserted manuscript tables for weights up to4000 marks.In very good condition. A rare and valuable window into trade in precious metals in the early 18th-century Netherlands.

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        Top Portion of a Document Signed by him on the verso, (Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford, 1676-1745, 1st British Prime Minister)

      1715 - under a manuscript transfer note, saying "I Doe hereby assigne & transfer all my Right, title & Interest in the within order & the Tally thereto belonging with Interest due and to grow due thereupon unto the Governor and Company of the Bank of England .", with a note below, "Reg[iste]red J Hay", the printed text on the recto is the beginning of an Order in virtue of the main annual tax Act, first passed in 1711, for duty on many goods and renewed annually, this time "Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand Seven hundred and fifteen and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills and Lottery Tickers, lost, burnt or destroy'd .", 1 side oblong 8vo., Pay Office, Horse Guards, 30th September The cost of Queen Anne's wars greatly exceeded the revenue, and government payments were commonly in arrears. An Act was passed to allow its IOUs to be exchanged for South Sea Company stock, which had a cash value because it could be traded. (The bookseller Thomas Guy made his fortune in this way, beginning with a seaman newly ashore, who asked him to discount his wages note, which Guy so exchanged). In the tax act, a clause was inserted which allowed public paymasters and treasurers to raise cash loans from willing individuals against the stock as security, at interest up to 6%, provided the cash was used for the same public purpose. In 1714, a further clause authorized the Bank of England to be such a lender. The present document is one of Robert Walpole's last actions as Paymaster of the Forces (from 3rd October 1714), before he became Prime Minister in October 1715. The document has his name already printed in the margin, as he would wish to make many transfers of this kind. Ironically, as Treasurer of the Navy, January 1710 - January 1711, Walpole had been sent to the Tower "for notorious corruption" and expelled the Commons. Perhaps here he is trying to clear his desk! Walpole's signature is striking, with a flat base to the R and the last stroke of the R becoming the first of the W.

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        Biblisches Engel und KunstWerck

      Third edition, following the original 1694 illustrated with a frontispiece, engraved title and 30 inset plates containing 60 figures by Krauss, draftsman and printmaker. These editions are rare, especially in France where they are almost introuvables.Demi Calf red vintage. Spine ribbed decorated with thin threads. boards handmade paper. Rubbed together. Cons brodures blunt and discoveries. Right margin of the frontispiece frayed. A slight lack in the margin of the page titre.Très beautiful illustrated book of angels in the Bible. The prints are captioned in gothic extracts from the Bible. Of particular note are the beautiful architectural compositions in which fit the scenes. The set is very finely engraved. Krauss, draftsman and engraver of Augsburg is more famous for this iluustration for the landscapes he also engraved. Birds of biblie later took place in a larger project of illustrating the Bible. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Johann Ulrich Krauss Augsburg 1715 in-Folio 2f. 30ff. relié

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        L'anotomia del corpo umano tradotta dal franzese, colle aggiunte in fine di quanto piu rimarcabile e stato dappoi scoperto, fatte dal signor Agostino Saraceni, medico, e fisico

      Padova, Italy: Nella stamperia del Semin. appresso Gio Manfre, 1715. Hardcover. A wonderful early anatomical work that includes obstetrical plates. The Italian edition translated from the original French, and with additions by Agostino Saraceni. The 1680 first French edition is entitled, 'L'anatomie du corps humain: Avec ses maladies, & les remedes pour les guerir selon les auteurs anciens et modernes'. Saint Hilaire was an overlooked French physician whose works rarely come on the market today. Marvelous woodcut engravings, many of them full page. This work examines the different structures of the body, followed by diseases and abnormalities. While this is not a scholarly work, it provides good, practical information, and covers the brain, nerves, muscles and organs, and explores diseases and deformities. Small 4to, [4], 468, [8], 469 - 570pp. 54 wood block engravings, mostly full page. Laid watermarked paper, with a very sympathetic private library stamp at the title page. The boards are of the original vellum, with the title written in ink on the front cover; sympathetically respined with three different papers laminated together. 'Ex Libris' and the signature "Martino D. Marij de Comiji" added in the margins of the title page. OCLC: 15053711 records 9 copies.

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        Chimie raisonnée où l'on tâche de découvrir la nature & la manière d'agir des Remèdes Chimiques les plus en usage en Médecine & en chirurgie. Conformément aux Leçons Latines de Chimie qui se font publiquement chaque année dans le Laboratoire de Montpellier.

      Lyon, Marcellin Duplain, 1715, in 12, de 12ff. 522pp., pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. usée, petite restauration angulaire à 2ff. Ex-libris ms: "Simonis Duclaux, medicinae studentis Monspelii nov. 1730." Edition originale rare d'un des ouvrages les plus importants d'Antoine Deidier, reprenant le contenu de ses cours en latin mais publié en français afin d'être le plus utile "aux jeunes médecins, aux chirurgiens, & aux pharmaciens dans les provinces éloignées..." L'Université de Montpellier était le plus important centre d'enseignement de la chimie au 18e siècle et Deidier y gagna la chaire de chimie sur concours en 1696; il garda ce poste pendant près d'un demi-siècle. Il décrit d'abord les cinq principes chimiques: l'eau, la terre, le sel, le soufre et l'esprit, puis explique que ces éléments ne sont pas les mêmes que les éléments de Descartes formant la base de la cosmologie cartésienne mais qui ne sont d'aucune utilité au chimiste qui recherche ses éléments par la distillation; il poursuit par la description des préparations chimiques des substances d'utilité médicale. ¶ Pas dans Duveen ni Ferguson - Deizemeris I/32 - Blake p.112 - Wellcome II.442

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        The Accomplish'd Conveyancer, 3 Vols, London, 1715-1732.

      1715. Uncommon Conveyancing Treatise by Giles Jacob Jacob, Giles [1686-1744]. The Accomplish'd Conveyancer. Volume I: Second Edition, Corrected; With Additions. London: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, 1726. Volume II: Second Edition, Corrected; With Additions. London: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, 1732. Volume III: [First edition]. London: Printed by T. Nutt, 1715. Complete set in three (uniformly bound) volumes. viii, 534, [18]; [ii], 611, [19]; [iv], 526, [30] pp. Volume I and III have one-page publisher advertisements. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked retaining original spines with raised bands, blind frames and fillets to boards, hinges mended. Light rubbing to boards, some wear to board edges, moderate rubbing to spines, corners bumped. Faint offsetting to preliminaries and final leaves, light toning to interiors. An appealing copy of an uncommon title. $1,500. * This compilation is the fullest discussion of common-law conveyancing published during the early eighteenth century. It contains an abridgment of the relevant laws, forms, definitions, leading cases and precedents. Like his New Law-Dictionary (1729), this book was published for a mixed audience of practitioners and laymen. Its final two editions, the third and fourth, were published in 1736 and 1750. English Short-Title Catalogue N14966, T137003.

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        Orbis maritimi sive rerum in mari et littoribus gestarum generalis historia... Dijon, Palliot, 1643. 4 w. Bll., 12 Bll., 725 S., 9 Bll., 4 w. Bll. Mit 23 Kupferstichkarten im Text, 20 Textkupfern sowie 2 (davon 1 doppelblattgr.) Tafeln. 4. Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RTitel und Goldschnitt (beschabt, Schließen fehlen, Rücken restauriert) sowie goldgepr. Deckelillustr. mit einer hinter einem Zaun sitzenden Frau, ein Löwe mit Kinderkopf auf dem Schoß und eine Fahne 'SPQG' haltend.

      Sabin 50723M JCB II, 307 Borba de M. 598 Rodrigues 1715 NHSM I, 567 nicht in Pastoureau.- Erste Ausgabe mit der auf Januar 1643 datierten Widmung an Ludwig XIII.- Das marinegeschichtliche Werk ist in zwei Teile unterteilt, der erste behandelt die frühe Geschichte der Seeschlachten und die Entwicklung in der Navigation sowie Geographie. Der zweite Teil widmet sich mehr den topographischen Beschreibungen und Entdeckungsreisen wie u.a. von Gerard de Veer, Thomas Cavendish, Sir Walter Raleigh, Le Moine, Thomas Hariot, Magellan. Die Karten u.a. von Nord- und Süd-Amerika, Ostasien, Kleinasien mit Cypern, Nordafrika, Sizilien, Italien. Die Kupfer mit Darstellungen von verschiedenen Schiffen, Medaillen und Münzen.- Handschriftlicher Eigentumsvermerk ('Jacob van der Straeten') in lateinischer Sprache auf drittem weißen Blatt (datiert 1664).- Ohne gestochenen Titel, Spiegel und Vorsätze erneuert.

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        Reflexion sur la premotion physique

      Originale.Pleine Edition Sheepskin contemporary. Spine ribbed decorated with semi stars in the boxes. Part of title in red morocco. Caps frayed, split bits in head and tail. Coins émoussés.C'est the last work of the philosopher Cartesian Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715), which was written in response to free Laurent Boursier, From God's action on the creatures. Fellow says theses Malebranche (in search of the truth) lead to the Thomist theory of the determination of our actions. Malebranche said that our actions are free, God can not be determined. Malebranche defines the very first page of physical premotion: 'A physical standby, before the determination of the will, and makes it freely determined, and with indifference.' This is a work of importance on Free Will and physical determination of the Will. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Michel David à Paris 1715 in-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (4) 351pp. relié

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        L'éloge de l'yvresse Nouvelle éd. revue, corrigée & augmentée.

      à La Haye, chez Adrian Moetjens, 1715, in 12, de 4ff. 216pp. 2ff. de table, ill. d'un joli faux-titre gravé, pl. veau brun époque, dos orné, bon exemplaire. Rare 3e édition augmentée de cet ouvrage historique très documenté. Sallengre était avocat à la Cour de Hollande, il mourut de la petite vérole à La Haye en 1723. ¶ Vicaire gastronomie p.326 - Bitting p.415 "the text gives the history of drinking in various countries with copious references rather than an eulogy of drinking" - Quérard Fr. litt. VIII.406 - Pas dans Oberlé les Fastes de Bacchus.

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        Opusculum chymico-physico-medicum, seu schediasmatum a pluribus annis variis occasionibus in publicum emissorum. . .

      Halle: typis & impensis Orphantrophei, 1715. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (210 x 160 mm). [6], 856 [i.e. 852], [40] pp., including final blank 5V4, index and errata. Title printed in red and black, with the engraved portrait frontispiece. Signatures: [-]3, A-4Q4, 4R2, 4S-5V4. Bifolium 4R1/2 probably a cancel with double page-numberings pp. 681 to 688. Contemporary vellum, plain spine lettered in gilt (bumping and wear to corners, small worm holes). Text somewhat browned and brown-spotted throughout, faint small dampstain to top margin of final leaves, ink annotations in old hand to p.608, shelf-mark in ink to title-leaf verso. A fine unsophisticated copy in original binding. ----Bolton I, p.847; Duveen, p.559-60; DSB XII, p.604-5. RARE FIRST EDITION. This work includes the 'Zymotechnia Fundamentalis,' (first published 1697) in which is to be found the first statement of the phlogiston theory and also Stahl's theory of fermentation. (Duveen). "Stahl was the originator of the phlogiston theory, which dominated chemistry until the end of the 18th century. Stahl took the structure of his theory from Becher, who had stated air, water and earth to be the three elementary principles with water and earth the basis of all material things, and who had further subdivided the principle of earth into the three principles of substantiality, combustibility and weight/ductility/volatility. Stahl elaborated from Becher's 'second earth' a new chemical principle, phlogiston, a substance representing the principle of combustibility that combined with other chemical substances to form compounds. Experimental evidence for the existence of phlogiston came largely from metals and minerals, particularly from the reversible relationship of metals and their calces: when a metal was heated intensely, its phlogiston was driven off and a calx appeared, but when phlogiston was reintroduced to the calx (by heating it with carbon, oil, pitch or other phlogiston-rich materials), the metal reappeared. Air did not combine with phlogiston but received it when it was liberated during combustion; air could absorb only a limited amount of phlogiston, and when that limit was reached, combustion could not longer take place. The flaws in the phlogiston theory are obvious, and it did not survive the 18th century; however, it served as an important link between the older chemical concepts and the new, an attempt to modify the existing intellectual framework in order to account for new experimental observations" (Norman 2005). Very Good.

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        A Review of the Statutes, Both Ancient and Modern; Especially Concerning the Practick Part of the Law . . . To which is prefix'd, A Compleat Table; shewing in what Statutes Justices of the Peace are concerned: Whether One or more [etc.]

      The uncommon first edition of Jacob's first or second work, alphabetically digesting and glossing English statute law by subject, and so anonymously launching a career which was to establish his "lasting reputation . . . based on his legal writings". Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, slightly strained, occasional minor marginal staining, else a very good crisp copy; seven copies in ESTC. Printed by J. Nutt . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London, 1715.

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        Hamburgische Bibliotheca Historica (10 Centurien und Register in 3 Bänden – alles !),

      Leipzig: Gleditsch, 1715/29. - der studierenden Jugend zum Besten zusammen getragen. Pergamentbände der Zeit, 14,5 x 8,5 cm, Einbände teils angestaubt, Pergament an zwei Außenkanten der Deckel etwas beschädigt, jewils mit kleinem Stempel auf den Vorsätzen, innen etwas gebräunt. Umfasst 1000 teilweise sehr ausführliche Rezensionen von Werken, die zum "Studio historico" gehören.

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        Histoire de Pierre de Montmaur

      Chez Chr. Van Lom & P. Gosse. first edition, rare, illustrated frontispiece 2 (containing 8 in medallions, 8 figures in miniature of the book) and 8 humorous figures Chez Chr. Van Lom & P. Gosse A La Haye 1715 in-12 (10x17cm) cxxxij (2) 316 pp. et (2) 312 pp 2 volumes reliés

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        A Second Tale of a Tub: or, The History of Robert Powel the Puppet-Show-Man

      First Edition London Printed for J. Roberts near the Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1715 8vo: [2],219,[5]pp, with frontispiece and imprimatur leaf. Variant with price 3s/6d on title page. Period calf ruled in blind, rebacked to style, red morocco lettering piece gilt, end papers renewed. From the library of bibliophile Hugh Selbourne, M.D. (1906-1973), with his discreet ownership stamp on two pages. (In an appreciation of Shelbourne's diaries, Hilary Mantle noted in The Guardian: "His passion is for antiquarian books, and he owns them by the yard; we are not talking about first editions of Dickens, but first editions of Erasmus, 'printed Basle, 1517'. His regular beat takes him to his private consulting rooms at St John Street in the centre of Manchester, then to Shaw's, the book dealer . . .".) A handsome copy, clean and sound, with several abrasions to boards, marginal toning to some leaves, occasional spots and soiling, inoffensive ink blot to p. 195 obscuring four or five letters but not affecting sense. ESTC Citation N22063. McBurney 79. Lowndes 325 (calling it a satire on Sir Robert Walpole, ascribed to Thomas Duffet). ¶ Wicked satire on statesman Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford (political power-broker and patron of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and Daniel Defoe), taking its title from Swift's celebrated Tale of a Tub (but not recorded by Teerink-Scouten in the list of spurious sequels to Swift's work). Probably written with the collaboration of George Duckett, it casts an account of Harley's life as an allegory of a Machiavellian scoundrel who betrays family and friends in his rise to power and practice of ruthless state craft. The vehicle for this allegory is Martin Powell (fl. 1709-29), the physically deformed showman who ran a celebrated puppet-show in Covent Garden (as shown in the frontispiece). The Tale portrays Harley as a puppet-master manipulating Swift and other hack writers in the service of the Tory faction. Though not a novel, per se, Second Tale of a Tub is seen by some as an important link between Swift's antecedent and Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy (Eugene Korkowskia, Studies in the Novel, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 470-474). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Some Memoirs of the Life of John Radcliffe, M.D. Interspersed with several original letters: his two speeches in Parliament, and a true copy of his last will and testament. The second edition.

      Printed for E. Curll. 1715 [12], 107, [1]p index, half title with ad. on verso. 12mo. Neat marginal paper repair to M4 just touching a few letters, worming to lower margins clear of text, apart from shaving one letter of imprint. Contemporary ownership signature at head of titlepage: John Gopsel. Early 20th century half morocco, raised bands, linen cloth boards. Bookplate & stamp on endpaper of the Radcliffe Infirmary & County Hospital, Oxford, with manuscript note 'staff' and in an earlier hand 'not to be removed'. Inscribed on leading free e.p.: 'Presented by Dr. W.J. Turrell'.ESTC T53262. This second edition has a new 2pp 'Advertisement' mentioning the challenge made by Radcliffe's servant to the 'genuineness' of some of the letters printed, adding several new letters and thanking two friends who 'have taken upon them the trouble of revising and correcting the work'. A relatively common book with four copies recorded in Oxford, but this copy clearly escaped the city at some point and the Health Care Libraries at the Bodleian can find 'no trace' of this copy having been in their ownership. Walter John Turrell (1865-1943) was the first physiotherapist at the Radcliffe Infirmary, founded by the subject of this biography.

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        Dissertatio historica de bovilla peste, ex campaniae finibus anno MDCCXIII latio importata de que praesidiis per sanctissimum patrem Clementem XI (...) / De noxiis paludum effluviis, eorumque remediis

      Rome: J.M. Salvoni, 1715. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Sammelband of two important works by Lancisi. I.: Dissertatio historica de bovilla peste, ex campaniae finibus anno MDCCXIII latio importata de que praesidiis per sanctissimum patrem Clementem XI (...). Rome: J.M. Salvoni, 1715. 4to (227x173 mm), [12], 260 pp., title printed in red and black and with engraved vignette, dampstaining, heavier to first leaves; II.: [Idem] De noxiis paludum effluviis, eorumque remediis. Rome: J.M. Salvioni, 1717, xxxii, 479, [1 errata] pp., title printed in red and black and with large engraved vignette, half-title, lacking folded map; waterstaining to first and last leaves; two works bound in one, contemporary calf, skillfully rebacked and repaired. Provenance: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, inkstamps to titles. ----I: NLM/Blake, p. 254; Wellcome III, p. 441. Hirsch III, p. 594-595. - FIRST EDITION of this rare work on the cattle plague and an epidemic among horses that struck Rome in 1712. ----II: Garrison-Morton 5232. Heirs of Hippocrates 447; NLM/Blake, p. 254; Osler 3151; Wellcome III, p. 441. - FIRST EDITION. "Lancisi suggested that since malaria disappears after drainage it was due to some sort of poison emanating from marshes and possibly transmitted by mosquitoes. He planned a drainage scheme for marshy regions" 1715, 1717. Good.

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        Nouveau voyage autour du Monde, où l'on décrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique, plusieurs Côtes et Isles des Indes Occidentales...

      Rouen: Robert Machuel le jeune & Eustache Herault, 1715. Five volumes, duodecimo, with a total of 34 engraved maps, coastal profiles and harbour plans (12 folding) and 32 plates (13 folding) including engraved title pages and frontispiece for volume I-III; contemporary French mottled calf, banded spines richly gilt, crimson morocco labels, from the Villeneuve library with engraved bookplates to all volumes. Rare: an attractive set of the first collected edition of Dampier in any language to include the related accounts of Cowley, Sharp and Wood. Most of the maps, coastal profiles, and natural history plates are accurate copies of the English originals, but this edition is notable for the addition of a small series of newly engraved views (perhaps based on the Dutch edition Nieuwe reystogt rondom de werreld, published between 1698 and 1704).Dampier's 'style is clear and simple, making his writings almost classical. A precursor of the Enlightenment, he was not interested in marvels, but in examination and description of natural phenomena. Through his writings, Dampier made known the profitable possibilities in the Pacific' (Hill, describing the collected English edition). It is interesting that it was not until 1729, some fourteen years after the present edition, that the London publishers Knapton prepared their famous four-volume edition of the collected Dampier, which also included the accounts of Cowley, Sharp and Wood.Borba de Moraes noted that part of the edition was printed by Robert Machuel and part by Eustache Herault. Two of the title-pages a little chipped at one corner.

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        Nova et tuta variolas excitandi per transplantationem methodus; nuper inventa & in usum tracta: qua rite peracta, immunia in posterum praeservantur ab huiusmodi contagio corpora.

      Venice, Giovanni Gabriele Hertz, 1715 - 8vo (142 x 92 mm), pp 33 [3, blank], with woodcut device on title; a fine, unpressed copy, outer edges uncut, in marbled wrappers, in a morocco-backed box.First edition of the exceptionally rare foundation work in immunology, the first book in Europe not only to describe the inoculation process but to base it on empirical evidence. 'Pilarino in 1701 inoculated three children at Constantinople with smallpox virus. He is accredited with the "medical" discovery of variolation, and thus is the first immunologist. His book records his many researches on the subject' (Garrison-Morton). The full title of this work translated as 'New and safe method to stimulate smallpox by inoculation, recently invented and put into practice and performed routinely, by which bodies acquire immunity against this infection in later years'.'In the eighteenth century another even more important event took place for the future immunology. The variolation, that is, the first immunizing method, was introduced in Europe. . 'Western European medicine first considered variolation as a vulgar and useless way of preventing smallpox. But the Venetian physician Jacobo Pylarino (1659-1718), who travelled in different parts of Asia and Africa, learned the technique. In 1701 he settled in Constantinople and there, for the first time in Europe, inoculated with smallpox virus the three children of a friend. Afterwards, he devoted himself for studying the method and published in 1715 in the Latin language a book entitled Nova, et tuta variolas excitandi per transplantationem methodus; nuper inventa et in usum tracta: qua rite peracta, immunia in posterum preservantur ab hujusmodi contagio corpora. As we can see, the title includes the term immunia (referred here to corpora, i.e., "a method by which the bodies become immune to contagion"), so Pylarino recovered in his book the antique word and revived it for the future. A summary of the book was translated into English and presented to the Royal Society .'It is remarkable, however, that the recovery of the term immunity (passive exemption) in this period was due to a relatively modern physician such as Pylarino at a time when he was presenting an active method to protect against a disease, too far distant from a magical idea of causation. Perhaps it occurred through respect for tradition or perhaps there is another explanation. It's possible that the reappearance of the term "immunity" around this time was accompanied, as the Spanish philologist E. Pingarrón recently suggested, by a cross between the terms imm nitat e imm nire, the latter phrase being a classic Latin military term meaning "to defend from inside". It is possible that Pylarino, literate in Latin, kept this in mind when using the old term and that this combined in the new and future uses of imm nitas' (Juan Manuel Igea, 'From the Old Immunitas to the Modern Immunity', Current immunology Reviews vol 11 n 1 (2015) p 59).Pilarino's work was preceded by a letter sent to the Royal Society by Emanuel Timone at Constantinope; it prompted an investigation by the secretary Richard Waller, who contacted the botanist Dr William Sherard, then serving as British Consul in Smyrna. Sherard in turn consulted his friend Pilarino, who provided him with details of the Ottoman inoculation technique, its safety, and of his own successful experimentation with inoculation. Sherard later sent a copy of Pilarino's book, which is dedicated to Sherard, to the Royal Society, where a summary was published, along with excerpts from Timone's letter on inoculation in the Philosophical transactions (v 29, pp 393-9, 1716).'Following the publication of Timone's account, and of a small volume on the same theme by Pylarino in 1715, knowledge of the method slowly spread throughout Europe and the newly established colonies on the other side of the Atlantic. In spite of the helpful publicity engineered by various factions of scoiety led by Lady Mary Wortley Montague, Voltaire, and the Princess of

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        Shinpan E-iri SEKEN MUSUKO KATAGI

      1715 - [UKIYOZO^SHI] Ejima Kiseki, author. Shinpan E-iri SEKEN MUSUKO KATAGI. Kyo^to, Preface dated Sho^toku 5 [1715], 24.9 x 17.6 cm., stirng-bound, Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Ejimaya. With a notice of the impending publication of the sequel SEKEN MUSUME KATAGI, so a very early printing, indeed, a fact born out by its printing quality. The SEKEN MUSUKO KATAGI (Tales of Worldly Youth) began a new genre of seriocomic fiction invented by Kiseki, generally considered the literary heir of Ihara Saikaku. As the 18th century wore on the classes and catagories of townfolk whose worldly attitudes were skewered expanded to include everyone from parents to priests. The genre concluded some 70 years later when the heights of absurdity were reached with SEKEN BAKEMONO KATAGI (Tales of Worldly Ghosts) and katagi-mono finally passed on. A very scarce and very important work. The illustrations are apt, skillfully done in a clever ukiyo-e style, depicting the typical townfolk of early 18th century Japan. Nishikawa Sukenobu illustrated most of Kiseki's work and his popularity guaranteed he was much copied by other artists. It is not clear as to whether he illustrated this classic as he is not credited for it but the work resembles early Sukenobu strongly. Overall this copy is in good impression and very good condition, with the original covers and title labels. Complete in a clasped chitsu case.

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        A New Map of New England, New York, New Iarsey, Pensilvania, Maryland and Virginia by Philip Lea.

      1715 - London: George Willdey, c.1715. 445 x 545mm. A rare map of the English colonies, showing the coast from Cape Henry north to Boston Harbour, one of the first to incorporate Augustine Herrman’s mapping of Virginia and Maryland. The inset is the first printed chart of New York Harbour, based on the manuscript drawn by Philip Wells for William Penn. The map was originally published as part of a wall map of the British Empire in America, issued by Thornton, Morden and Lea in 1685, known by only one known example, in the Bibliotéque Nationale in Paris. Thornton and Morden sold their interest in this sheet to Lea, who issued it with only his name c.1695, with a third state c.1698. This is the fourth and last state. BURDEN: 617, state 4.

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        Göttliche und wahre Metaphysica, oder wunderbahre, durch eigene Erfahrung erlangte Wissenschaft der unsichtbaren und ewigen Dinge. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Hagen, 1715. - 3 Bde. (Bd. II in 3 Tln.). Mit gest. Portrait, 3 Kupfertafeln (1 gefalt.) und 10 schematischen Textholzschnitten. 7 Bll., S. (3-)704, 16 Bll. (d. l. w.); 360, 209, 261 S., 12 Bll.; 874 S., 19 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. mit roten Rückenschildern. Jantz 2016; Brüning 3575. - Vgl. Lowndes 1925 (englisches Original 1683). - Enthält sieben umfangreiche Abhandlungen sowie "important additions and comments by the German translator" (Jantz). - John Pordage (1607-1681) gehörte zu den ersten Anhängern Jakob Böhmes in England. Pordage erweiterte Böhmes Theosophie durch eigene Visionen und beeinflusste u. a. Gichtel und den deutschen Pietismus. "Im Wesentlichen ist es der Cabbalismus, welchen Pordage nur unter eigenthümlichen Bildern und in der Sprache der mystischen Verzückung aufstellt, gerade wie man sie in Böhme`s Schrift antrifft" (Jöcher/Adelung VI, 654). Die Kupfer zeigen die Sphären der sichtbaren und unsichtbaren Welt. - Text vollständig, wie bei Vergleichsexemplaren ohne die weißen Bll. )(8 und A1 zu Beginn. - 1 Bl. mit länglichem Ausriss (fehlende Buchstaben von Hand ergänzt und von anderer Hand am Rand wiederholt), ansonsten kaum fleckiges, sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        PRAGUE: NEUER TITULAR-CALENDER, ZU EHREN DESS H. WENCESLAI . AUFF DAS M.D.CC(X)VI. WELCHES EIN SCHALTJAHR IST

      Prague: Labaun [ ] 1715 - Small 4º. Wood-cut title page printed in red and black. 28 ff., 32pp., 14 ff. Comtemporary blind stamped full calf binding with contemporary green linen ties. (Binding slighty rubbed, with some tiny worm holes in the back. Some leaves slighty-age-toned and/or with light foxing, low edges trimmed in the middle part oft he book otherwise in a good condition. Year on the front page corrected from MDCCVI to MDCCXVI). Beautiful rare calander for the year 1716, printed in Prague, with the title page and the calander leaves printed in red and black, was bound together with blank pages as a note-book and was dedicated (as indicated in the hand-written note) to a lawyer Johannes Adrianus von Plencken (Joannes Adrianus Pleinc, 1635 in Warburg - 1719 Wroclaw) in Wroclaw, today’s Poland.The title page shows a small view of Prague and nine saints, including Saint Wenceslaus. Inserted blank leaves bear notes of expenses and donaitions.

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        Diderot]. BOUDOT (Jean). [Dictionarium universale latino-Gallicum ex omnibus latinitatis autoribus summa diligentia collectum, cum variis multarum quae vulgo synonimae videntur latinarum vocum differentii].

      Jean Boudot, Paris 1715 - In-8 de (6)-956 pp., restes de cartonnage de l'époque, sous étui moderne. Précieux dictionnaire dans lequel le jeune Denis Diderot étudia le latin. Deuxième enfant de Didier Diderot et de Angélique Vigneron, Denis naquit le 5 octobre 1713, dernier né d'une dynastie de couteliers. C'est en novembre 1723 qu'il entre dans la plus petite classe du collège des jésuites de Langres qui détenait le monopole de l'éducation secondaire ; une remarquable formation en lettres classiques était associée à un très grand souci des pratiques catholiques, de telle sorte que du point de vue de l'Eglise, les connaissances humanistes ne pouvaient tomber dans l'ornière profane. « Devant ses livres, Diderot fut certainement un élève vif et doué (.) Ses succès de jeunesse sont attestés par des documents qui existent toujours, le musée de l'hôtel du Breuil (.) possède deux volumes in-quarto de quelques six cents pages chacun, une histoire de l'église catholique au Japon du R.P. Grasset, qui sont des livres de prix de Diderot. Ces ouvrages édifiants (.) portent sur leurs pages de garde la mention que Denis Diderot, jeune homme recommandable à divers titres (adulescens multiplici nomine commendandus), les avait reçus le 3 août 1728 pour le second prix de vers latins et le second prix de version » (Arthur M. Wilson). Signature autographe de Diderot répétée à la fin de l'épitre dédiactoire. Une note page 766 nous renseigne sur l'âge du jeune Diderot : « Monsieur . le Coutelier faite à langres le 28 juillet 1727 ». Note sur la page de garde : « Ce dictionnaire qui m'appartient depuis 1826 où je l'ai acquis du fils Jaugey de Langres, a appartenu d'abord au XVIIIe siècle à Diderot, comme on le voit à la fin de l'épitre dédicatoire. Vauxbons ce 29 août 1884 Roussel curé ». La page de titre, les feuillets 407-410, 851-868, 956-959 manquent. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PROPOSALS HUMBLY OFFER'D TO THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF COMMONS, BY THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE CLOTHIERS, AND OTHER WOOLLEN MANUFACTORIES, FOR THE MORE EFFECTUAL PREVENTING THE EXPORTATION OF WOOLL, &c. [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Small folio broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Near fine. A rare leaflet published on behalf of English clothing manufacturers, petitioning Parliament to improve enforcement of laws prohibiting the export of wool lest "a great Part of the Wooll Shorne this Season, will be clandestinely exported to France, and other Foreign Parts." The document is among the earliest examples of lobbying literature, which first began proliferating in the lobby of the House of Commons at the time of the accession of King George I and the British general election of 1715. ESTC records only three copies, two at the University of London's Senate House Library, and one at Oxford. GOLDSMITHS 5221. HANSON 2144.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        L'Utopie de Thomas Morus, Chancelier d'Angleterre;

      Leiden: chez Pierre Vander Aa,, 1715. Idée ingenieuse pour remedier au malheur des Hommes; & pour leur procurer une félicité complette. Cet Ouvrage contient le plan d'une république dont les Lois, les Usages, & les Coutumes tendent uniquement à faire faire aux Societez Humaines le passage de la Vie dans toute la douceur imaginable. République, qui deviendra infalliblement réelle, des que lès Mortels se conduiront par la Raison. Traduite nouvellement en François Par Mr. Gueudeville, & ornée de tres belles figures. Duodecimo (160 x 95 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, red morocco label, raised bands, decoration to compartments with central flower tool gilt, triple gilt rules to sides, marbled endpapers, all edges red. Extra engraved title and 16 engraved plates counted in, woodcut title device, woodcut head- and tailpieces. Bound without the blank leaves 6*12 and 7*4; some misbinding in the final gathering of the text; with two publisher's catalogues bound in at the end, one apparently lacking a leaf. Spine worn at head exposing headband, still an excellent copy. First edition of Nicolas Gueudeville's translation of Utopia, one of the very few copies with a cancel title printed entirely in black, unseen by Gibson. This copy also contains the often removed plate on K4 verso by Bleyswick, which depicts future spouses in a state of undress as they inspect each other before marriage. Nicolas Gueudeville (1652?1721) was an unfrocked Benedictine monk turned author, journalist, translator, and historian, a precursor of Rousseau's socialist ideas who is sometimes referred to as the "unknown soldier of Enlightenment". A large part of his writing (published anonymously) consists of unbridled criticism of absolute monarchy and Catholicism. Utopia was his second translation, his first having been of the Moriae encomium of Erasmus. According to Gueudeville, More had succeeded in identifying the true causes of human misery: "la Propriété, l'Avarice, l'Ambition, ces trois pestes de la Société Civile, ces trois monstres qui ravagent le Genre Humain, ne se trouvent point en Utopie" (translator's preface, p. **2). More's great satire was first published in Latin in 1516; its first French translation appeared in 1550.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Veritables pratiques de piete pour honorer Jesus-Christ et sa Sainte Mere:...

      Paris: Moreau, 1715. BOUND FOR THE DUKE DE ORLEANS. 1 vol., 6-1/2" x 3-7/8, engraved frontis of Louis XV, two additional plates, internally clean and bright. Bound in 18th C. dark red morocco over cords, gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered brown morocco spine label, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt fleurs-de-lys cornerpieces, gilt dentelles, covers with the gilt crest of Louis d'Orleans (Duke of Orleans), all edges gilt, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. An attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Some Memoirs of the Life of John Radcliffe, M.D. Interspersed with several original letters: his two speeches in Parliament, and a true copy of his last will and testament. The second edition.

      Printed for E. Curll. 1715 - [12], 107, [1]p index, half title with ad. on verso. 12mo. Neat marginal paper repair to M4 just touching a few letters, worming to lower margins clear of text, apart from shaving one letter of imprint. Contemporary ownership signature at head of titlepage: John Gopsel. Early 20th century half morocco, raised bands, linen cloth boards. Bookplate & stamp on endpaper of the Radcliffe Infirmary & County Hospital, Oxford, with manuscript note ?staff? and in an earlier hand ?not to be removed? Inscribed on leading free e.p.: ?Presented by Dr. W.J. Turrell? ESTC T53262. This second edition has a new 2pp ?Advertisement? mentioning the challenge made by Radcliffe?s servant to the ?genuineness? of some of the letters printed, adding several new letters and thanking two friends who ?have taken upon them the trouble of revising and correcting the work? A relatively common book with four copies recorded in Oxford, but this copy clearly escaped the city at some point and the Health Care Libraries at the Bodleian can find ?no trace? of this copy having been in their ownership. Walter John Turrell (1865-1943) was the first physiotherapist at the Radcliffe Infirmary, founded by the subject of this biography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        Analyse des infiniment petits, pour l intelligence des lignes courbes, par M(onsieu)r le Marquis De L Hospital.

      Francois Montalant, Paris 1715 - XV(1), 181(1) S. marmorierter (geflammter) Lederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden, mit Rückenvergoldung, Stehkantenvergoldung, dreiseitigem Rotschnitt und Marmorpapiervorsätzen. Sprache: Französisch, Mit 11 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und zahlr. Textfiguren. Einband etwas berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; Kapitale mit kleinen Fehlstellen; Stehkanten mit kleinen Bezugsfehlstellen und Stehkantenvergoldung teils abgerieben; Rückengelenke an den Kapitalen angeplatzt (am oberen Kapital längere Anplatzungen - jeweils ca. 5 cm); teils stockfleckig; teils leicht gebräunt, teils etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig; alle Tafeln etwas gebräunt; Blatt S. 111/112 mit kleinerem Einriss im weissen Rand; Blatt S. 165/166 mit kleinerem Eckabriss (kein Textverlust); letzte Tafel mit kleinem Eckabriss (außerhalb der Abbildung); wenige Blätter mit schwacher Knickspur in der oberen Ecke, einige Blätter mit winzigen Knickspuren in den Ecken. Typographisches Exlibris des Edmond-Sebastien-Joseph de Stoupy "Ex Bibliotheca Edmundi-Sebastiani-Joseph De Stoupy, Perillustris Ecclesiae Cathedralis Leodiensis Canonici, Abbatis Commendatarii Abbatiarum S. Petri in Chalons-Sur-Saone, & S. Petri in Airvaux" auf dem vorderen Innendeckel (Stoupy war u. a. Geistlicher Rat und Generalvikar in Lüttich). Hauptwerk des bedeutenden französischen Mathematikers Guillaume Francois Antoine, Marquis de L Hospital (1661-1704) - das vorliegende Werk gilt als das erste Lehrbuch der Differentialrechnung. Poggendorff I, 1146 / Graesse IV, 194. 1100 Gramm. Seconde edition - die EA. erschien 1696. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AixLibris Antiquariat Klaus Schymiczek]
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        Rader, Matthäus. Heiliges Bayer-Land, Auß dem Lateinischen Vor Hundert Jahren Von Mattheo Radero Verfertigten Werck Anjezo In die Teutsche Sprach übersetzt . Von M. Rassler.

      Augsburg, Bencard 1715 - 3 in 1 Bd. 32,5 x 22 cm. 9 Bl., 412 (recte 420) S., 3 Bl., 355 (recte 353) S., 3 Bl., 412 (recte 414) S. Mit 3 gestoch. Titeln, 136 Kupfertafeln, meist von R. Sadeler und mehr. Holzschnitt-Vignetten. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch., reicher Goldpräg. und Goldschnitt. Vgl. Pfister I, 4303 (nennt nur 129 Kupfer); Lentner 4097; Vgl. De Backer/Sommervogel VI, 1475, 19; Brunet IV, 1085. - Titelauflage der ersten deutschen Ausgabe. - Etwa hundert Jahre nach der lateinischen Ausgabe (1615 - 1627) bringt Rassler hier die Lebensbeschreibungen der Heiligen und Seligen Bayerns in deutscher Sprache. Die prachtvollen Tafeln von R. Sadeler, J. Kilian u.a. zeigen die Heiligen meist in figurenreicher, dramatischer Szene vor landschaftlichem oder klösterlichem Hintergrund. "Wie stets" (Lentner) fehlt im zweiten Teil das Kupfer auf S. 201 St. Adalbertus (offenbar zensiert oder nicht fertig geworden). - Vordergelenk angebrochen, stellenweise wenig fleckig. Die Ritualmord-Darstellung auf der S. 323 des zweiten Teils aus einem anderen Exemplar ergänzt und alt montiert. - Dekoratives, prachtvoll gebundenes Exemplar des gesuchten Werkes in sehr gutem Zustand! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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