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        THE CASE OF HERTFORD. THE NUMBERS AT THE LAST POLL FOR THE BOROUGH OF HERTFORD WERE...[caption title]

      [London, 1715. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Mild foxing. Very good. A rare leaflet relating to the controversial Hertford Parliamentary contest between Charles Caesar, Richard Goulston, Sir Thomas Clarke, and John Boteler in 1715. During the first quarter of the 18th century, debates raged over issues of election fraud in the borough of Hertford, which elected two members of the House of Commons. Disagreements over whether non-resident freemen could cast valid votes led to various abuses, charges and countercharges, and, in the election of 1715, an overturning of the election results by petition. The present document defends the election of Caesar, a prominent Tory and Jacobite, and his long-time ally Goulston over Clarke and Boteler, both Whigs. Clarke and Boteler petitioned against the results, declaring that the mayor of Hertford refused legal votes of "occasional residents" cast for them. This leaflet argues in response that the mayor acted within bounds set by Parliament and that Clarke and Boteler sought election through threats and bribery and points out that the "first Time Occasional Inhabitants were brought in at Hertford, was at the Election in 1710; they were brought in by Sit Thomas Clarke, and his Friends; he sent his own Waggon down the Goods to Furnish Houses, and Roomes, for such Voters, Two or Three Days before that Election." Clarke and Boteler were ultimately successful in overturning the election, however, and joined the historic 1715 sweep of the Whigs into Parliament. 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 two copies, both at Oxford.

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        A TRUE STATE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AT THE LEICESTERSHIRE ELECTION

      [Leicester, 1715. Dbd. Early stab holes in left margin. Mild foxing. Very good, untrimmed and unopened. A fascinating political pamphlet relating to charges of fraud, intimidation, and violence in the Leicestershire election of February 1714. The author of the pamphlet rebuts recent charges made in the "Flying Posts and other printed News Papers" that William Baresby, Under-Sheriff and overseer of the election, was attacked by partisans of the two winning candidates, attacked and forced from the polling station, and sent fleeing with a bounty on his head. It is responded that numerous witnesses can verify that no such violence occurred and that Baresby, in fact, had attempted to commit voting fraud in favor of his friends, George Ashby and Thomas Bird, who were overwhelmingly losing (and ultimately lost) to the baronets Sir Thomas Cave and Sir Jeffrey Palmer. Baresby's injuries, further, are said to have been caused by a drunken night at a pub: after cordially drinking wine with the baronets, Baresby "left the Court, and went to a Publick House hard by, call'd the Round-Head's Inn, with some of his Friends, he Supt there, and drank plentifully of strong Ale, and was very merry; and a young Woman Daughter of the Mistress of the House, coming about her occasions to the Kitchen Fire, where he was Drinking, he fell to Kissing her very eagerly, and in that action (not regarding the Fire that was near him) burnt his Coat...and it is Credibly reported in the Country, that this burnt Coat has been shewn, as a Proof of the Dangers and Sufferings he underwent, for faithfully executing his Office" (p.9). Discovered in a bound volume of ca. 1713-15 British petitions to Parliament, this is a rare and early example of British lobbying literature, which first began proliferating in the lobby of the House of Commons during the major changes in British government of the mid-1710s. ESTC records four copies, at the British Library, Oxford, the National Library of Wales, and the Folger Library.

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        The History of the Wars, of his present Majesty Charles XII. King of Sweden; from his first landing in Denmark, to his return from Turkey to Pomerania. By a Scots gentleman in the Sweedish Service.

      Printed for A. Bell in Cornhil. 1715 [4], 192, 225-400pp. 8vo. Pages 380-381 misnumbered 376-377. Original paper flaw to B1 without loss of text, old stain to leading edge pages 225-244, some occasional sl. dusting to fore-edges & titlepage. Contemporary panelled calf, raised bands, red morocco label. From the Library of Invercauld Castle, Braemar, with signature of Robert Comvie on titlepage, again on inner front board, and a note of the purchase price '2 shill' on front endpaper.ESTC T65952. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak), but the attribution is disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe De-attributions.

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        Herrn von Hohbergs Georgica Curiosa Aucta : Oder: Adelichen Land- und Feld-Lebens Auf alle in Teutschland übliche Land-und Haus-Wirthschafften in Zwölff Büchern wohleingericht / [Wolfgang Helmhard von Hohberg] Neuerfundener Dritter Theil. In welchem, gantz besondere zu diesem Zweck, sehr curiose Materien, deren man sich, mit grossem Nutzen, . bedienen kan ., enthalten; auch was, bevorab in den beeden Theilen, kurtz oder gar nicht berührt, . Deme zum Beschluß, Ein bewährtes . Koch-Buch beygefüget ist ; Alles, mit . Registern, auch dienlichen Kupffern bestens versehen.

      Nürnberg : Endter 1715 - [3] Bl., 608 S., [15] Bl., 378 S., [14] Bl., 110 S., [3] Bl. : Kupfert., Druckerm. (Holzschn.), zahlr. Ill. (Kupferst.). Titelbl. in Rot- und Schwarzdr. Es fehlen die Seiten 101 - 108. Hohberg (1612 - 1688 ), holte als kaiserlicher Hauptmann 1632-41 die versäumte Schulbildung nach und eignete sich alte und neue Sprachen an. 1641 quittierte er den Dienst, übernahm das väterliche Gut Süßenbach und erwarb und pachtete in den folgenden Jahren weitere Ländereien. Mitte der sechziger Jahre übersiedelte er wirtschaftlicher Schwierigkeiten und konfessioneller Beschränkungen wegen nach Regensburg, wo er bis zu seinem Lebensende vermutlich in einer österr. protestantischen Kolonie lebte. Bereits in Österreich schloß er sich einem Kreis von Literaten, darunter Hans Wilhelm von Stubenberg, Georg Adam von Kuefstein und Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg an; 1652 wurde er in die "Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft" in Weimar aufgenommen. H. schrieb Lieder, Gedichte und Versepen. Sein Hauptwerk Georgica Curiosa [.] (1682, (6)1749) ist ein Lehrbuch der Haus- und Landwirtschaft, das auch Wissen aus den Gebieten Pädagogik, Human- und Tiermedizin, Zoologie und Botanik vermittelt. (DBE) Vgl. Dünnhaupt 10.5 und 10.6.; Kress 2958; Weiss 1661; Lipperheide Pc 4; Lindner 11.0985.01. Der zweite von insgesamt 3 Bänden. Das berühmte Hauptwerk von Wolf Helmhardt von Hohberg, des 1612 auf Schloß Lengenfeld geborenen, 1688 im Exil in Regensburg gestorbenen protestantischen Landadeligen, der von 1641 bis 1660 als kleiner Grundherr auf seinen Waldviertler Gütern Süßenbach und Oberthumeritz lebte, ist der wichtigste Vertreter der sogenannten Hausväterliteratur. Es ist ein enzyklopädisches, alle Aspekte der Wirtschaft, der Rechtsprechung, der Grundherrschaft und des Verhältnisses zu den Untertanen umfassendes Nachschlagewerk für den patriarchalischen adeligen Hausvater. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 33,5 m, Ganzpergament er Zeit. Pgmt. stark nachgedunkelt; am oberen Gelenk vorne ca. 6 cm unnd entzlang der Deckeloberkante aufgeplatzt. Frontispiz am unteren Rand und am Schnitt etwas angeschmutzt, insgesamt mit geringfügigen Gebrauchsspuren, guter Zustand. Der sehr seltene Dritte Teil des Buches (von 3), der erst 1715 erschien (die ersten beiden Bände erschienen erstmalig 1687).

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        PROPOSALS (BY WAY OF SUBSCRIPTION) FOR A NEW AND MOST CORRECT SETT OF MAPS FOR ENGLAND AND WALES, BY AN ACTUAL SURVEY OF THE SAME, ACCORDING TO MR. WHISTON'S AND MR. DITTON'S NEW METHOD FOR THE DISCOVERY OF THE LONGITUDE [caption title]

      [London], 1715. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin, 5- inch lower portion of inner margin excised, with no loss to text. Some toning in upper margin and very light foxing. Very good. In the early 1710s noted mathematicians and friends William Whiston and Humphrey Ditton conducted an historic conversation over the problem of longitude, the means of figuring which had continued to elude sailors and cartographers well into the age of navigation. Whiston, Isaac Newton's successor as Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, mentioned to Ditton that he had been able to hear the guns fired at the Battle of Beachy Head from Cambridge, some ninety miles away. Ditton seized upon the idea of the constant speed of sound as a solution to the longitude problem: firing cannons from fixed points at specified times could allow people within hearing distance to calculate their longitude based on the amount of time it took for the sound to reach them. After seeing the fireworks celebrating the Peace of Utrecht on July 7, 1713, Whiston added the element of light to the proposal, which he and Ditton had since learned was insufficient due to the unreliability of sound travel at sea. By firing a shell from a fixed location timed to explode at 6,440 feet, recorders on distant ships could time the delay between the fireball and the bang and plot their longitude accordingly. An entire fleet of signal boats, Ditton and Whiston imagined, could be anchored at regular points throughout the Atlantic to allow navigators to calculate their ships' longitudinal positions. Despite the innumerable problems with their invention, Whiston and Ditton's proposal, which they first published in 1713, led to Parliament's creation of the Board of Longitude in 1714 and its offer of an award from £10,000 to £20,000 for the discovery of a successful method of figuring longitude within a specified degree of accuracy. Whiston and Ditton laid their idea before the Board, which eventually rejected it, following widespread derision of the plan and the death of Ditton later that year. Whiston continued on, however, reimagining the invention as a land-based system that would allow for the creation of newly precise maps, beginning in England, where rockets would be fired at the intersections of every estimated meridian from Greenwich with half-degree parallels throughout the land, to be recorded by "one or more skillful Persons in every Market-Town." The present broadsheet advertises the map proposal on behalf of Whiston and Humphrey Ditton's widow and is dated "Jan. 5. 1714/5" in the final line of text. The fraction form of the year's final digit was common in printed documents during the early 18th century in England, which still had yet to change from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar (Catholic countries had instituted this reform in the 16th century, and most Protestant countries followed in the early and mid-1700s - Great Britain officially changed in 1752). The DNB and other references cite October 15, 1715, as the date of Ditton's death, but the reference to his widow in this document, together with what is known of the final year of his life, strongly suggest that 1714 was the actual year of his death, with the later biographical sources possibly confused by calendar change inconsistencies. The document, this copy of which was discovered bound in a volume of early 18th-century political leaflets, was likely distributed both at bookstores, where subscriptions were sold, and in the lobby of Parliament, where subscribers and political supporters were surely sought. It describes Whiston and Ditton's method for figuring longitude, prints a sample blank table for a recorder's entry of data, and announces that "as soon as 1000 Setts of these Maps shall be Subscribed for, a large Mortar shall be procur'd, such as will shoot a Ball of Fire near a mile perpendicularly high, and be seen 50 or 60 miles distance in a clear night." The maps and the fireworks were never realized, presumably for lack of subscriptions. Despite their own plan's ultimate failure, Whiston and Ditton's work on determining longitude was the extremely important catalyst for the creation of the Board of Longitude and John Harrison's subsequent invention of the marine chronometer, the revolutionary device credited with the solving the problem for navigators by the end of the century. A fascinating and very rare document, with ESTC recording only one copy, at Oxford.

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        [TO THE] LORDS COMMISSIONERS FOR THE LONGITUDE [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Dbd. Closely cropped, with loss of first line of title and portion of printed signature. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Mild foxing. Overall very good. An extremely rare petitionary leaflet relating to the historic longitude prize, evidently printed in the first two years after the creation of the Board of Longitude. In 1714, responding to a problem that had continued to beleaguer sailors and cartographers well into the age of navigation, Parliament passed the Longitude Act, establishing awards from £10,000 to £20,000 for developing an accurate method of determining longitude, and a panel, the Board of Longitude, to judge submissions. The author of the present document, Conyers Purshull (for whom no biographical information has been discovered), had submitted a plan for finding longitude at sea by "measuring the Distance which the Ship runs from Place to Place, with a Wheel fixed thro' the Bottom of a Boat towed by the Ship." His plan was rejected by the Board based on three major objections, for which Purshull offers various solutions here. The petition was discovered in a bound volume of similar documents, nearly all of which date with some certainty to 1714 and 1715, and there is no reason to believe that this document is an exception. It 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 no copies; OCLC lists one, at Yale.

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        Nouvelles fables choisies et mises en vers par les plus celebres auteurs Francois de ce tems - Traduites et mises en prose allemande - Ausserlesene Fabeln, von denen berühmtesten Frantzösischen Autoren dieser Zeit in Reimen gebracht - Anjetzo aber in ungebundener Teutscher Rede verfasset - 2 Teile in einem Band. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, ganzseitigem Emblemkupfer Vorred, ganzseitigen Titekupfer zu Teil 2 und insgesamt 52 Fabel-Kupfern.

      Augsburg, Andreas Maschenbauer für Johann Ulrich Krauss, 1715. Erstauflage, EA 52, 29 S. 8°, kartoniert Kupferstiche, Text zweispaltig - zweisprachig Deutsch - Französisch, Einband stärker berieben, Buchrücken beschädigt, durchgehend stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Norvegiae Maritimae ab Els-burgo ad Dronten - Pascaert van Noorwegen streckende van Els-burg tot Dronten. - Gedruckt by L. Renard.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Frederick de Wit aus Atlas de la Navigation, et du Commerce qui se fait dans toutes les parties du monde. . b. Louis Renard in Amsterdam, 1715, 49 x 56,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. IV (Maritime Atlases), Ren 1, Nr. 6. - Seekarte. - Zeigt den vollständigen Küstenstreifen Norwegens bis Trondheim. - Im Kartenhimmel große fig. Kartusche. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        TO THE HONOURABLE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF GREAT BRITAIN, IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED. THE HUMBLE PETITION OF WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, JOHN EVANS, JOHN NORBOURNE, DANIEL HALL, BENJAMIN DEVENISH, SAMUEL BALL, AND ALBION THOMPSON...[caption title]

      [London, 1715. Small folio. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Ornamental upper border. Minor foxing. Very good. A rare and early petition relating to British settlement in the eastern part of present-day Maine. The authors refer to petitioning "his Majesty in Council, on the 6th Day of December last, for having a Colony settled between New England and Nova Scotia" with "over one thousand disbanded men" and to be funded with the proceeds of a proposed coinage operation. The only copy of this document listed by OCLC and ESTC is at the New-York Historical Society, which estimates merely that the document was printed during the 1700s. The historical context, the text cited above, and discovery of this broadsheet among similar petitions dating almost exclusively to 1714 and 1715, however, make 1715 an extremely likely date of printing. In the Treaty of Utrecht (1713) the French ceded the land east of the Kennebec River (presumably the area in question here) to the British; this event and the reference to "disbanded soldiers" suggest that the War of the Spanish Succession had recently ended, which it finally did in 1714. George I succeeded Queen Anne in late 1714, meaning that the petitioning of "December last" could not have been earlier than that year. With the new monarchy and a major upheaval in the House of Commons following the general election of 1715, petitionary literature distributed in the lobby of Parliament surged, with this document almost certainly among the examples from that year. The petitioners, evidently officers who had served in the recent war, call attention to the fact that the lands they hope to settle "were formally survey'd, and given by King Charles the Second, to the Duke of York," and that the area has been confirmed as rich for farming. They ask that Parliament allow them to present their formal proposals for the settlement or, "if not thought proper to have a Colony settled in that part of North-America," at least still to grant them a contract to coin 1,000 tons worth of half-pence and farthings. A very important Maine document, one of only two surviving copies.

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        Paskaart van t' Schager-Rak Soo 't by de Oost-vaerende Zee Luyden gemeenlyk bezylt wordt. door C Voogt - Geometra - 't Amstzerdam by Ioannes van Keulen Boekverkoper aande Niewenbrug inde Gekroonde Loots-man Met Previlegie voor 15 Iaaren':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich v. Claes Jansz Vooght b. Johannes van Keulen in Amsterdam, um 1715, 51,5 x 92,5 Nicht bei Jäger, Die Insel Rügen auf alten Karten; Koeman , Atlantes Neerlandici, part IV, p. 390, item 184. - Seekarte des Gebietes zwischen Jütland, Seeland und der schwedischen Küste bis Götheburg. - A fine sea chart of the Skagerrak with Jutland's east coast, the northernmost part of Seeland and the coast of Sweden from Landskrona until Gotenburg. - Am rechten Rand 8 weitere Seekarten (Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. IV, S. 322, Keu 52) - Die Seekarten zeigen 8 verschiedene Detailkarten auf einem Blatt: Kopenhagen u. die beiden Inseln Amager und Saltholm; die Wismarer Bucht mit der Insel Poel; Usedom mit der Grafschaft Wolgast u. dem Greifswalder Bodden, Strela-Bodden zwischen Stralsund und Rügen; Karlskrona mit der Sorhamnsudde; Karlshamn mit der Ostseeküste; Göteborg mit der Ostseeküste sowie Marstrand mit den umliegenden Inseln. - Alle Detailkarten (ca. 13 x 14,5 cm) mit Kompaßrose u. Meilenzeiger. - Seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Terra Nova, ac Maris Tractus circa Novam Franciam, Angliam, Belgium, Venezuelam Novam Andalusiam, Guianam et Brasiliam. L. Renard - Terra Neuf, en de Custen van Nieuw Vranckryck, Nieu Engeland, Nieu Nederland, Nieu Andalusia, Guiana en Venezuela T' Amsterdam Gedruckt by L. Renard':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Frederick de Wit aus Atlas de la Navigation b. Louis Renard in Amsterdam, 1715, 48 x 57 Koeman, C. (Atlantes) IV, Ren 1, 26; McCorkle, B.B. (New England) 675.9 (De Wit edition, but with note about later Renard issue). Extends from Newfoundland and the St Lawrence River to the area near San Salvador, Brazil, including the eastern Caribbean, from Hispaniola eastward. - Nice detail along the Atlantic Coast, includes Lange (Long) Island, Manathans (Manhattan) Island, Nieu Amsterdam, Staaten Island, Zuydt (East) River, and similar detail around Cape Cod and New England Coastline. - Nice detail in the eastern Caribbean. Excellent detail on the South American coastline, especially the mouth of the Amazon. - Two allegorical cartouches, sea battles and compass roses. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        THE MOST SAD AND DEPLORABLE CASE OF ROBERT BLACKBURNE, JOHN BERNARDI, ROBERT CASSILLS, ROBERT MELDRUM, AND JAMES CHAMBERS. HUMBLY PRESENTED TO THE PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Small portion of inner margin excised, with no loss to text. Mild foxing. Very good. A petition to Parliament to review the case of Robert Blackburne and others connected to the so-called "Lancashire Plot" who were imprisoned in London without charges, trial, or opportunity for habeas corpus. Robert Blackburne (d. 1748), a scion of prominent Roman Catholic families in Lancashire, and his companions were arrested in 1695 on suspicion of connection to an assassination plot against William III and held at Newgate prison, where "no person but our Jaylor and his Servants were permitted to speak with us. We were denied the Use of Pen, Ink, and Paper, debarred of all Comforts and Conveniences, and under great Hardships as to the very Necessaries of Life; out Confinement being so strict, that even our Food and Linnen were searched, to prevent the least Communication." When after many years of being held without trial they finally managed to enter a request for habeas corpus, their petition was denied because they had not claimed it during the first parliamentary session after their imprisonment. This, they note, had been impossible to do, as they had had no access to pen, paper, or friends beyond the prison walls. Around 1715, following the accession of King George I and the election of a new Whig Parliament, the prisoners learned of a new bill in Parliament which they hoped would at last secure their release. It apparently was never passed, and Robert Blackburne was never exonerated; he died after fifty-three years' imprisonment, never brought to trial. An early example of lobbying literature, which first began proliferating in the lobby of the House of Commons during the 1710s. Signed in print by Robert Blackburne, John Cassells, John Bernardi, Robert Meldrum, and J. Chambers. Rare, with ESTC recording only four copies, three in England and one at the Folger Library.

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        The History of Persia. Containing the Lives and Memorable Actions of its Kings from the first Erecting of that Monarchy to this Time and exact Description of all its Dominions, a curious Account of India, China, Tartary, Kermon, Arabia, Nixabur, and the Ilands of Ceylin and Timor; as also of all Cities occasionally mention’d, as schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and Customs of those People, Persian Worshippers of Fire; Plants, Beasts, Product, and Trade. With Many instructive and pleasant Digression, being remarkable Stories or Passages, occasionally occurring, as Strange Burials; Burning of the Dead; Liquors of several Countries; Hunting; Fishing; Practice of Physick; famous Physicians in the East; Actions of Tamerlan, &c. To which i

      London, Jonas Brown, 1715. - 8vo. (16), 416 pp. Bound without the frontispiece as usual. Handsomely rebound in period style blind tooled full panelled calf, intricate gilt decorations, raised bands with gilt compartments and gilt lettered title label to spine, marbled endpapers. First edition in English. "A translation, with additions, of Pedro Teixeira’s ’Relaciones [.] d’el origen [.] de los reyes de Persia, [.]’, first published in 1610, and itself compiled from the histories of Mir Khwand and Turan Shah. The text is continuous despite pagination" (ESTC). Several additions from more recent writers bring Mirkhood’s history up to date. - Some light browning, otherwise an attractive copy. Goldsmiths’ 5195. Wilson 216. Cox I, 251. ESTC T92864. OCLC 222794814. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A SERIOUS CALL TO THE QUAKERS INVITING THEM TO RETURN TO CHRISTIANITY...TO WHICH IS ADDED, A TRUE COPY OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THAT GRAND IMPOSTER GEORGE FOX

      London, 1715. Dbd. Early stab holes in left margin, slightly affecting a few characters of text. Near fine, untrimmed. An unrecorded edition of a significant anti-Quaker polemic by George Keith, including a copy of George Fox's will, with Keith's commentary, not seen in other editions. George Keith (1639?-1716) was an early and important convert to Quakerism, who began an attempt to reform the Friends in the early 1690s during an extended sojourn in America. After a famous controversy in Philadelphia that led to his disownment by the Friends on both sides of the Atlantic, Keith returned to England, entered the Anglican church in 1700, and, following his ordination in 1702 he traveled, worked, and wrote as an Anglican missionary and parish priest for the remainder of his life. In 1700, Keith published a large broadside about the Quakers and their departure from several central Christian doctrines, entitled A SERIOUS CALL TO THE QUAKERS INVITING THEM TO RETURN TO CHRISTIANITY.... The broadside was followed by several editions of the same text, with various additions and corrections, over the next decade, with printings in London, Dublin, and Boston. The present edition, which bears no date, prints the full text of the 1706 edition (reprinted in Boston in 1709) together with the Last Will and Testament of George Fox, the founder of Quakerism. Fox's will, not present in previous editions, is printed here in fraktur and is followed by Keith's comments: "By this Will, This Imposter appears to be the Greatest Cheat that ever was on the foot of Learning; For in his Life Time he pretended to be a great Scholer and to understand 24 Languages...when tis evident hereby that he did not understand his mother tongue...Where tis plain by this Will, he cou'd not write one line of sense, or hardly Spell two words together True..." (p.16). While the last previously recorded edition of the pamphlet was printed in 1709, it is possible that this edition was not printed until 1715, as this copy was discovered bound in contemporary boards with a large number of English parliamentary petitions dating almost exclusively to that year. It may have been resurrected to distribute during the 1715 Parliamentary debate on whether to allow the Quakers to revise the "Solemn Affirmation" the British government had granted them to take in place of an oath. Not listed in Smith's A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF FRIENDS' BOOKS..., ESTC, or any other known references.

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        REASONS HUMBLY OFFER'D TO THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF COMMONS, BY THE TOBACCO AND WINE MERCHANTS, AGAINST PAYMENT OF INTEREST FOR THE TIME PAST ON THEIR BONDS AT THE CUSTOM-HOUSE, WHERE THE PRINCIPAL IS PAID [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Upper margin trimmed close, with slight loss to first line of text. Two-inch closed tear in body of text. Small portion of inner margin excised, with no loss to text. Minor foxing. Overall very good. An early political leaflet petitioning on behalf of tobacco and wine merchants for relief from interest on duties owed during the War of the Spanish Succession. The document is among the earliest examples of commercial lobbying literature, which first began proliferating during the major changes in British government in the mid- 1710s. ESTC records only two copies, at the British Library and Harvard.

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        THE CASE OF THE WARRANT OFFICERS [caption title].

      [London. ]. 1715 - Broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Ornamental initial. Dbd. Small folio. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Some foxing. Very good. A rare political leaflet petitioning Parliament for relief of warrant officers who had fought in the recent War of the Spanish Succession. In March 1715, the House of Commons ordered that a list of all the regimental and warrant officers be drawn up, but by the time of this document's printing, numerous warrant officers had not been entered into the list and rumors had begun to circulate that they would therefore not be receiving expected compensation for their service. "Besides, the Nature of several of the Warrant Officers Posts was such, as they could not be put on a Regimental List, viz. Directors of Hospitals, Commissaries, Officers who have lost their Limbs, and many other Officers, whose particular Hardships, Pretensions, and Disappointments are more at large set forth and specify'd in their several Warrants. So that their Condition is very deplorable." This 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 lists only two copies, at Oxford and the University of Missouri. HANSON 2212.

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        The True copy of a letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke

      London: Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1715. One sheet, printed on recto only. 1 vols. Modern boards. Slight waterstaining at lower margin, light crease from prior folding. One sheet, printed on recto only. 1 vols. One Copy in America. Rare printing of a public statement of Bolingbroke's continued allegiance to England, and his reasons for his escape to France after the ascension of George I and the Jacobite uprising of 1715, which Bolingbroke was accused of supporting. ESTC locates only 3 copies in Britain, and one copy in America (Huntington). Rare. Bolingbroke was f friebd of Swift and Pope; his Essay on Man begins: "Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan;" ESTC T5948

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        Opera medico-practica, denuo impressa cum praefatione August Quirinus Rivinus.

      Johann Herbert Kloss,, Leipzig, 1715 - Leipzig, Johann Herbert Kloss, 1715. 4°. 6 S., 1026 (recte 1028) S., 12 n.n. Bl. Index. Restaurierter Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Titel- und Rückenvergoldung. Waller 9598. - Blake 450. - Hirsch V, 686. - Einzige Werkausgabe herausgegeben von Rivinus (siehe Hirsch V, 43). - Timaeus (? -1667) war Arzt des Kurfürsten von Brandenburg. Er hat im 30-jährigen Krieg grosses Ansehen erlangt durch seine Pestbehandlungen der schwedischen Truppen und wurde deswegen von Gustav Adolph geadelt und zum Leibarzt der Königin Maria Leonore bestimmt. Die Schriften sind zum Teil in deutscher Sprache verfasst. Angebunden ist ein gedruckter Nekrolog für Johann Maximilian von Thun, (ohne Ort und Jahr 17 n.n. Bl.). Nekrolog des 1701, 28-jährig verstorbenen Adeligen. - Papier durchgehend gebräunt. Fehlt das gestochene Porträt. Einbandrücken fachgerecht mit altem Material restauriert. - Selten. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Restaurierter Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Titel- und Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CASE OF MOUNTAGUE EARL OF ABINGDON AND ROBERT EARL FERRERS, UPON THEIR BILL FOR EXPLAINING AND BETTER EXECUTING THE INTENTIONS OF A FORMER ACT, INTITULED [AN ACT FOR MAKING PROVISION FOR THE PROTESTANT CHILDREN OF THE EARL OF CLANRICARDE AND LORD BOPHIN] AND FOR SALE OF FARTHER PART OF THE SAID EARL'S ESTATE FOR PAYMENT OF THE DEBTS AND PORTIONS REMAINING, CHARGEABLE UPON THE SAME [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Dbd. Early stab holes in left margin. Moderately soiled and foxed. Else very good. A petition to Parliament by Montagu Venables-Bertie, Earl of Abingdon, and Robert Shirley, Earl Ferrers, the guardians of the children of John Burke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde. Burke had fought in Ireland in the army of James II against William of Orange and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Aughrim in 1691. His estates in Ireland were forfeited and his children given to the care of the Earl of Abingdon and Earl Ferrers with instructions that they receive a Protestant education. After Burke was acquitted by an act of Parliament in 1701 and restored to his estates, the taxes that had accrued on his property hindered the flow of payments the English lords required for the care and education of his children. In the present document those lords seek a sale of Burke's lands to fund a situation "whereby the younger Sons of the Earl will be educated in the Protestant Religion, the old Incumbrances which Papists have upon the Estate will be discharged, and the Protestant Interest strengthened." An early example 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. Rare, with ESTC recording only one copy, at Oxford.

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        THE CASE OF CHARLES LORD BALTEMORE [sic], A MINOR, WITH RELATION TO HIS GOVERNMENT OF MARYLAND [caption title]

      [London, 1715. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Some very minor foxing, else near fine. In 1689, following the Glorious Revolution, the royal charter to Maryland was withdrawn from the Roman Catholic Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, who had inherited the colony from his father, Cecil Calvert, Maryland's first proprietary governor, in 1675. While Maryland was in direct possession of the Crown, Charles' son, Benedict Leonard Calvert, renounced Catholicism and joined the Church of England in the hopes of having the family's title to Maryland restored. At the death of his father in February 1715, Benedict Leonard was named 4th Baron Baltimore and immediately petitioned George I for return of the colony. Before the King could rule on the matter, however, Baltimore suddenly died in April, and his title passed to his sixteen year-old son, Charles, to whom Maryland was restored that year. The present petition to Parliament states that Cecil Calvert had exhausted much of the family's estate in his cultivation and improvement of Maryland, and that the new Lord Baltimore has thus been left without funds to provide for his five siblings. His advocates request that Maryland may therefore be exempt from a new £3000 per year colonial tax. As the tax was intended in part to fund protection to the colonists from Indians, the petition further notes that few Indians remained in Maryland and could be easily overpowered by the white inhabitants. Rare, with ESTC recording only one copy, at Oxford.

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        MUMBAI, INDIA: VISTA EN PRESPECTIVA DE LA ISLA DE BOMBAY EN AFRICA, CERCA DE LA COSTA DE MALABAR, REYNO DE VISAPOUR, BAXO LA DOMINACION DEL REY DE LA GRAN BRETANA, DEDICADA AL M.I.S.D. FRANCISCO DE AVELLANEDA Y TRIVINO DE LA CASA DE LOS SENORES MARQUESES.

      - This attractive, separately issued view captures Bombay Fort from the waters of the harbour, being a westward-oriented perspective. The Fort, located near the southern tip of Bombay Island, was then the centre of operations of the British East India Company (EIC) in Western India. Along the shore on the right, is the complex of Bombay Castle, rebuilt in 1715; near the centre is the Royal Custom House; while in the centre background is St. Thomas Church, completed in 1718. Many ships ply the harbour, which was the busiest in India. From the naked eye, some of the aspects of the view appear to be out of perspective. This is intentional, as the work is a vue d’optique, intended to be viewed with the help of a camera obscura, so rationalizing the perspective. Overall, however, the view has a great deal of verisimilitude to reality. Historical Background The Portuguese acquired the islands of Bombay from the Sultan of Gujarat pursuant to the Treaty of Bassein (1534). Called ‘Bombaim,’ it was overshadowed by nearby Goa, although the Portuguese recognized the importance of Bombay’s excellent natural harbour. Several Franciscan and Jesuit institutions were established and the city was protected by the Bombay Castle (also called the Casa da Orta), the Castelo da Aguada and the Madh Fort. In 1661, the Island of Bombay (actually comprised of the ‘Seven Islands of Bombay’) was given to England as part of the dowry for the Portuguese Infanta Catherine of Braganza’s marriage to Charles II. In 1668, Bombay was leased to the East India Company. The colony thrived under the leadership of Gerald Aungier, who served as the Governor of Bombay from 1669 to 1672. Then as now, people of various backgrounds from all across India were attracted to Bombay by its vibrant business climate and during Aungier’s tenure the city’s population exploded from 10,000 to 80,000. Bombay quickly became the primary British base on the west coast of India, a role formalized in 1687 when it replaced Surat as the regional headquarters of the EIC, subsequently becoming the seat of one of the Company’s three presidencies. During Child’s War (1686-90), whereupon the EIC mounted an exceedingly ill-advised challenge to Aurangzeb’s Mughal Empire, Bombay found itself in grave danger. In 1689- 90 the Mughal Siddi Admiral Yakut Khan besieged and captured the city. This compelled the EIC to sue for peace, and Aurangzeb agreed to forgive the Company in exchange for a prostrate apology and a large indemnity. During the 18th Century Bombay Castle was transformed into the impressive Bombay Fort complex, aspects of which survive to this day. Under the guidance of the Wadia family, Bombay became a major shipbuilding centre and beginning around the time that this view was made, Bombay did a booming trade in cotton with China. The city was also a major export portal for textiles, precious gems, pepper, tea, porcelain and spices; while in return it received British wool, bullion and manufactured products. The present view was published by J. Chereau in Paris around 1765, and features a Spanish title that incorrectly identifies Bombay as being "in Africa". While the circumstances of its production are unclear, it was likely made for the Spanish market, with which French publishers maintained close ties. It was then common for various editions of vue d’optiques to have titles printed in different languages. It seems to be the second state of the view, the first, also printed by Chereau, features a French title, Vue d'Optique Bombay sur la Côte de Malabar, and was issued around 1760. A third state, bearing the Spanish title, was printed in Paris by Daumont around 1770. All large, separately issued 18th Century views of Mumbai are scarce, and the present view is especially attractive.

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        To the Honourable the House of Commons of Great Britain, in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of William Armstrong, John Evans, John Norbourne, Daniel Hall, Benjamin Devenish, Samuel Ball, and Albion Thompson.[caption title]

      [London 1715 - Small folio. Bound to style in half calf over marbled paper-covered boards. Ornamental border. Minor foxing. Very good. A project for colonizing Maine in 1715 A rare, early petition relating to British settlement in the eastern part of present-day Maine. The authors refer to petitioning "his Majesty in Council, on the 6th Day of December last, for having a Colony settled between New England and Nova Scotia" with "over one thousand disbanded men" and to be funded with the proceeds of a proposed coinage operation. The only copy of this document listed by OCLC and ESTC is at the New-York Historical Society, which estimates merely that the document was printed during the 1700s. The historical context, the text cited above, and discovery of this broadsheet among similar petitions dating almost exclusively to 1714 and 1715, however, make 1715 an extremely likely date of printing. In the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), the French ceded the land east of the Kennebec River (presumably the area in question here) to the British; this event and the reference to "disbanded soldiers" suggest that the War of the Spanish Succession had recently ended, which it finally did in 1714. George I succeeded Queen Anne in late 1714, meaning that the petitioning of "December last" could not have been earlier than that year. With the new monarchy and a major upheaval in the House of Commons following the general election of 1715, petitionary literature distributed in the lobby of Parliament surged, with this document almost certainly among the examples from that year. The petitioners, evidently officers who had served in the recent war, call attention to the fact that the lands they hope to settle "were formally survey'd, and given by King Charles the Second, to the Duke of York" and that the area has been confirmed as rich for farming. They ask that Parliament allow them to present their formal proposals for the settlement or, "if not thought proper to have a Colony settled in that part of North-America," at least still to grant them a contract to coin 1000 tons worth of half-pence and farthings. A very important Maine document, one of only two surviving copies. Broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Totius Europae Littora Novissimè edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-Custen van Europa 'T Amsterdam by L. Renard':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Frederick de Wit aus Atlas de la Navigation, et du Commerce qui se fait dans toutes les parties du monde. . b. Louis Renard in Amsterdam, 1715, 49 x 89 Koeman, C. (Atlantes) Ren 1. - Rare sea-chart from Europe with decorative cartouches and Inset from the Mediterranean Sea. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The temple of fame: a vision. By Mr. Pope.

      Bernard Lintott, London 1715 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [3]-52, [4] proposals for Urry's edition of Chaucer; lacks A1 (half-title); removed from binding; first and last leaf dusty, fore-edge of title slightly chipped. The first edition was printed in February and a second edition in October. There is no discernable difference between the two except for the adverts. Griffith 36; Foxon P- 974; Rothschild 1572; Wise, A Pope Library, p. 18. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The history of the Knights of Malta.

      First edition in English. In 1715 the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta appointed the Abbé de Vertot as historiographer of the order, and in 1726 Vertot published the Histoire des chevaliers hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jerusalem -- an influential and oft-cited work, although the order itself felt certain portions not entirely to its taste. This is the first English translation, illustrated with => 71 portraits of Grand Masters et al. engraved by Laurent Cars, Jean-François Cars, and others; the => maps of the area, fortifications, and the Hospitallers' military exploits were done by Guillaume Delisle and Charles Amadeus de Berey. Also present are Vertot's "Dissertation on Zizim" and "Proofs of the History of the Knights Hospitallers" (which include document texts in Latin and French) and his "Discourse upon the Alcoran," originally presented at the French Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres in 1724.

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        THE CASE OF THOMAS HAMMOND, MERCHANT [caption title].

      [London? ]. 1715 - Broadsheet, 16 1/4 x 10 inches. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Ornamental initial. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Small portion of left margin excised, with no loss to text. Mild foxing. Very good. A petition to Parliament on behalf of Thomas Hammond, "a considerable Trader for Twenty Years last past in Wines, and other Merchandises," asking for public assistance in paying the remainder of his debts to the government. During the War of the Spanish Succession, Hammond suffered major losses to his trade and merchandise, resulting from the sinking of the ships Thomas and Elizabeth near Virginia, the capture of other ships sailing to India, the failures of various merchants, vintners and coopers to pay him, and other "Losses at Home and Abroad." Unable to pay his own debts, Hammond absconded but was caught, imprisoned, and stripped of all his assets. The present document relates this history, tabulating his losses and the amounts he had already paid to his creditors through assets and sureties, and petitions the House of Commons to pass a bill allowing the Treasury to forgive his debts due for customs. Part of the earliest British literature relating to decriminalized bankruptcy, following upon the historic bankruptcy statute of Queen Anne of 1705, which granted the first modern provisions for the release of insolvent debtors from their debts. This is also 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 locates only two copies, at the University of London and Harvard. HANSON 2164.

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        The Case of Thomas Hammond, Merchant [caption title]

      London 1715 - Broadsheet, 16¼ x 10 inches. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Ornamental initial. Disbound. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Small portion of left margin excised, with no loss to text. Mild foxing. A petition to Parliament on behalf of Thomas Hammond, "a considerable Trader for Twenty Years last past in Wines, and other Merchandises," asking for public assistance in paying the remainder of his debts to the government. During the War of the Spanish Succession, Hammond suffered major losses to his trade and merchandise, resulting from the sinking of the ships Thomas and Elizabeth near Virginia, the capture of other ships sailing to India, the failures of various merchants, vintners and coopers to pay him, and other "Losses at Home and Abroad." Unable to pay his own debts, Hammond absconded but was caught, imprisoned, and stripped of all his assets. The present document relates this history, tabulating his losses and the amounts he had already paid to his creditors through assets and sureties, and petitions the House of Commons to pass a bill allowing the Treasury to forgive his debts due for customs. Part of the earliest British literature relating to decriminalized bankruptcy, following upon the historic bankruptcy statute of Queen Anne of 1705, which granted the first modern provisions for the release of insolvent debtors from their debts. This is also 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 locates only two copies, at the University of London and Harvard. Hanson 2164.

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        Freywillige HebOpfer [Hebopfer / Heb-Opfer] Von allerhand in die Theologie lauffenden Materien. Zum Dienst Des Heiligthums. Zu deren geneigtem Beytrage alle und jede in nächst-folgender Vorre-rede auf das fleißigste eingeladen und erbeten zu haben.Erster Beytrag (Seiten 1-96) / Freywilliger Heb-Opfer.[usw.] Anderer Beytrag (Seiten 97-208) / .Dritter Beytrag (Seiten 213-306) / .Vierdter Beytrag (Seiten 307-404) / .Fünffter Beytrag (Seiten 405-482) / .Sechsster Beytrag (Seiten 483-560) / .Siebender Beytrag (563-656) / .Achter Beytrag (Seiten 659-752) / .Neunter Beytrag (Seiten 755-848) / .Zehender Beytrag (Seiten 851-935).

      Berlin: Bey Joh. Andreas Rüdigern privil. Buchhändler 1715 - 935 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 10 x 16,4 cm, Ganz-Pergament-Einband der Zeit. * Vor dem Titelblatt des ersten Teils eine gestochene Tafel. Jeder Teil mit eigenem Titelblatt, trotzdem eine fortlaufende Seitenzählung. Die Titelblätter wurden teils bei der Seiten-Nummerierung mitgezählt, teilweise auch nicht. Von daher egeben sich bei der Nummerierung kleine Lücken. Die auf der Rückseite des Titelblatts für den 6. Teil angesprochene "Inliegende Land=Tafel" wurde nicht mit eingebunden. Erhaltung: Keine Mängel. Buchblock und Einband sind fest zusammen, die längere Schnittkante ist wohlgerundet. Der Buchblock absolut fleckenlos. Der Pergament-Einband ohne Einrisse oder andere Beschädigungen. Insgesamt ein sehr gutes und frisches Exemplar. Der einzige Mangel (aber kein echter): Die fliegenden Vorsätze haben sich gelöst, waren wohl zu schwach angeleimt. Ich empfehle aber, sie nicht wieder anleimen, da sich dadurch interessante Einblicke in die handwerkliche Struktur u. Machart des Einbands ergeben. Dessen ungeachtet ist der Einband so gut und solide gearbeitet, daß er auch ohne diese Verleimung ganz genau so stabil dasteht. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Case of Charles Lord Baltemore, a Minor, with Relation to his Government of Maryland [caption title]

      [London 1715 - Small folio. Bound to style in half calf and marbled boards. Some very minor foxing, else near fine. Maryland restored to the Lords Baltimore In 1689, following the Glorious Revolution, the royal charter to Maryland was withdrawn from the Roman Catholic Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, who had inherited the colony from his father, Cecil Calvert, Maryland's first proprietary governor, in 1675. While Maryland was in direct possession of the Crown, Charles's son Benedict Leonard Calvert renounced Catholicism and joined the Church of England in the hopes of having the family's title to Maryland restored. At the death of his father in February 1715, Benedict Leonard was named 4th Baron Baltimore and immediately petitioned George I for return of colony. Before the King could rule on the matter, however, Baltimore suddenly died in April, and his title passed to his sixteen year-old son, Charles, to whom Maryland was restored that year. The present petition to Parliament states that Cecil Calvert had exhausted much of the family's estate in his cultivation and improvement of Maryland and that the new Lord Baltimore has thus been left without funds to provide for his five siblings. His advocates request that Maryland may therefore be exempt from a new £3000 per year colonial tax. As the tax was intended in part to fund protection to the colonists from Indians, the petition further notes that few Indians remained in Maryland and could be easily overpowered by the white inhabitants. Rare, with ESTC recording only one copy, at Oxford. Hanson 2149. Broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblisches Engel und KunstWerck

      Augsburg: Johann Ulrich Krauss, 1715. Fine. Johann Ulrich Krauss, Augsburg 1715, In Folio, 2f. 30ff., relié. - 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! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Troisième édition, faisant suite à l'originale de 1694, illustrée d'un frontispice, un titre gravé et de 30 planches hors texte contenant 60 figures par Krauss, dessinateur et graveur. Ces éditions sont rares, et surtout en France où elles sont quasi introuvables. Reliure en demi veau rouge d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de minces filets. Plats de papier à la cuve. Ensemble frotté. Cons émoussés et brodures découvertes. Marge droite du frontispice effrangée. Un léger manque dans la marge de la page de titre. Très bel ouvrage illustré des anges de la bible. Les gravures sont légendés en gothiques d'extraits de la bible. On remarquera notamment les superbes compositions architecturales dans lesquelles s'insèrent les scènes. L'ensemble est très finement gravé. Krauss, dessinateur et graveur d'Augsbourg est davantage célèbre pour cette iluustration que pour les paysages qu'il a également gravés. Les anges de la biblie prirent plus tard place dans un plus vaste projet d'illustration de la bible.

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        Miscellaneum Juridicum in Plura Documenta Distributum, Novis...

      1715. Complicated Legal Points Bondeni, Vincenzo [1630-1704]. Miscellaneum Juridicum in Plura Documenta Distributum, Novis Additionibus ad Ejus Legales Colluctationes, Et Sacrae Rotae Romanae Decisionibus Peculiari Nota Recenter Adauctis, Uberrime Ornatum. Nec non Copiosissimo Indice Argumentorum, & Rerum Notabilium, Tam Documentorum, Quam Decisionum, & Additionum Elaborate Completum. Mantua: Ex Typographia Sancti Benedicti, Sumptibus Alberti Pazzoni, 1715. [xviii], 342, [2]; xii, 314 pp. Two volumes in one, each with title page and individual pagination. The second volume is titled Decisiones Sacrae Rotae Romanae Peculiaribus Notis Ornatae. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14" x 9"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine. Light rubbing, some staining to fore-edge of front board, some small chips and worm holes to joints and spine bands, corners bumped, boards slightly bowed, a few worm holes to joints, heavier worming to corners of preliminaries, bottom margins of a few following leaves, and fore-edges of rear endleaves, first gathering after front free endpaper a bit loose. Title page of Volume I printed in red and black, copperplate vignette at head of dedication, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, some leaves have light foxing, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Only edition. Bondena was a member of the Mantuan Senate and a member of Mantua's princely court. The first volume of his Miscellaneum Juridicum is a collection of 84 brief studies of complicated, and apparently hypothetical, legal points. Each begins with a statement of the issue followed by an interpretation and an annotated list of authorities. The same format is followed in the second volume, a collection of 100 Rota decisions. OCLC locates 1 copy in North America (at UC-Berkeley Law School). Not in the British Museum Catalogue or Camus.

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        Schloßansicht mit einem Teil der Stadt, "Vue et Perspective du Château de Versailles et d'une Partie de la Ville et de la Paroisse du côté de l'Etang".

      - Kupferstich n. u. v. P. Menant b. Gilles De Mortain in Paris, um 1715, 32,5 x 57 Nicht bei Fauser. - Prachtvoller Barockstich. Blick zum Schloß und einem Teil der Stadt Versailles, im Vordergrund ein See.

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        Histoire du Prince d' Orange et de Nassau. 2 delen in 1 band, Leeuwarden, Halma, 1715.

      Gebonden in 19e eeuws half linnen, (24)+252+(6)+(2)+306+(10) pag. Geillustreerd met frontispice, portret van J.W. Friso en 19 uitslaande plattegronden van belegeringen en veldslagen. De uitslaande prenten betreffen: Keizersweert, Nijmegen, Bonn, Landaw, Huy, Ramillis, Menin, Ath, Turijn, Barcelona, Oudernaarde, Lille, Gent, Tournay, Blangies, Mons, Douay, Bethune en Aire.

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        Lot d'archives relatives à l'arrondissement de Bourg-sur-Gironde [ Plus de 150 pièces rédigées entre 1715 et 1880, dont 12 pièces rédigées en 1700 et 1749, 18 entre 1750 et 1788, 9 entre 1789 et 1799, 7 entre 1800 et 1815, 7 entre 1816 et 1830, 43 entre 1831 et 1850, 54 entre 1851 et 1880 ] Testament, Partage, actes notariés divers sur l'arrondissement de Bourg, concernant souvent la commune de Tauriac et la famille Persollier, ou la commune de Cézac

      Bourg sur Gironde 1715 - Lot d'archives relatives à l'arrondissement de Bourg sur Gironde [ Plus de 150 pièces rédigées entre 1700 et 1880, dont 11 pièces rédigées en 1700 et 1749, 18 entre 1750 et 1788, 9 entre 1789 et 1799, 8 entre 1800 et 1815, 7 entre 1816 et 1830, 43 entre 1831 et 1850, 54 entre 1851 et 1880, chaque pièce contenant entre 2 et 50 feuillets, on joint une cinquantaine de pièces de moindre importance ou légèrement postérieures Intéressant ensemble d'archives privées. Bon ensemble. Prix du lot, non séparable. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        REASONS HUMBLY OFFER'D TO THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF COMMONS, BY THE TOBACCO AND WINE MERCHANTS, AGAINST PAYMENT OF INTEREST FOR THE TIME PAST ON THEIR BONDS AT THE CUSTOM- HOUSE, WHERE THE PRINCIPAL IS PAID [caption title].

      [London? ]. 1715 - Broadsheet, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Upper margin trimmed close, with slight loss to first line of text. Two-inch closed tear in body of text. Small portion of inner margin excised, with no loss to text. Minor foxing. Overall very good. A early political leaflet petitioning on behalf of tobacco and wine merchants for relief from interest on duties owed during the War of the Spanish Succession. The document is among the earliest examples of commercial lobbying literature, which first began proliferating during the major changes in British government in the mid-1710s. ESTC records only two copies, at the British Library and Harvard. HANSON 2065.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        THE CASE OF MOUNTAGUE EARL OF ABINGDON AND ROBERT EARL FERRERS, UPON THEIR BILL FOR EXPLAINING AND BETTER EXECUTING THE INTENTIONS OF A FORMER ACT, INTITULED [AN ACT FOR MAKING PROVISION FOR THE PROTESTANT CHILDREN OF THE EARL OF CLANRICARDE AND LORD BOPHIN] AND FOR SALE OF FARTHER PART OF THE SAID EARL'S ESTATE FOR PAYMENT OF THE DEBTS AND PORTIONS REMAINING, CHARGEABLE UPON THE SAME [caption title]

      [London? ca. 1715].. Small folio broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Dbd. Early stab holes in left margin. Moderately soiled and foxed. Else very good. A petition to Parliament by Montagu Venables- Bertie, Earl of Abingdon, and Robert Shirley, Earl Ferrers, the guardians of the children of John Burke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde. Burke had fought in Ireland in the army of James II against William of Orange and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Aughrim in 1691. His estates in Ireland were forfeited and his children given to the care of the Earl of Abingdon and Earl Ferrers with instructions that they receive a Protestant education. After Burke was acquitted by an act of Parliament in 1701 and restored to his estates, the taxes that had accrued on his property hindered the flow of payments the English lords required for the care and education of his children. In the present document those lords seek a sale of Burke's lands to fund a situation "whereby the younger Sons of the Earl will be educated in the Protestant Religion, the old Incumbrances which Papists have upon the Estate will be discharges, and the Protestant Interest strengthened." An early example 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. Rare, with ESTC recording only one copy, at Oxford.

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        Jutland/North Frisian Islands, anno 1715, Van Keulen, map

      Keulen Johannes van 1654-1715 - "Paskaart vande West Kust van Jutland Van Busem tot aent Jutsche Riff." Seekarte veröffentlicht bei Van Keulen, anno 1715, mit der Westküste von Schleswig-Holstein und Dänemark mit den Nordfriesischen Inseln. Blattmaß: 53x60 cm., guter Erhaltungszustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The second and last part of The case of impotency, &c. debated : Volume II. Containing I. The tryal of Mervin, Lord Audley ... for sodomy, and a rape, anno 1631. II. The proceedings upon the bill of divorce, between ... ... Henry Duke ... (Truncated)

      London : printed for E. Curll, 1715, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Full Book Title: The second and last part of The case of impotency, &c. debated : Volume II. Containing I. The tryal of Mervin, Lord Audley ... for sodomy, and a rape, anno 1631. II. The proceedings upon the bill of divorce, between ... ... Henry Duke of Norfolke, and the Lady Mary Mordaunt, before the House of Lords, anno 1699. Very good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with uniform blind-tooling to the spine compartments; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages; Physical description; [4], 298, [2]p. ; 15.7cm. ; 12mo. pi\2 A-M\12 N\6. Notes; ESTC records that The case of impotency debated relates to Francois Potier but that the present work is unrelated to the Potier case. Paper: watermarked: GW/-. Subjects; Touchet, Mervin d.1631 Lord Audley, 2nd Earl of Castlehaven. Howard, Henry d.1701 7th Duke of Norfolk. Germaine, Mary fl.1692-1700. Trials (Sodomy) - England. Trials (Divorce) - England.

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        [THE HUMBLE ADDRESS OF WILLIAM TAGGERT IN] BEHALF OF THE CROWN. MAY, 1715 [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. Most of first line of caption title lost to close trimming. Light foxing. Overall very good. A rare political leaflet relating to the Reverend Doctor John Leslie, a Williamite landholder in Ireland who claimed to have performed "extraordinary service" in the Siege of Derry. Shortly after the Glorious Revolution, King William made a grant to Leslie of £400 per year, which Leslie, according to William Taggert, the author of this leaflet, maneuvered into a grant of forfeited Irish estates worth nearly six times that amount per year. Following a recent act of Parliament recalling William's Irish grants, Leslie appealed to the Parliament to allow him to keep the estates because of his heroic service at Londonderry. He persuaded Parliament, writes Taggert, that "he was the Man who had saved Londonderry out of the Hands of the Papists, when besieged by the late King James's Army, and that by his Management and extraordinary Service in that city, the War was shorten'd, and this Kingdom saved thereby from a vast expense of Blood and Treasure." Taggert, however, declares that Leslie had never in fact been at Londonderry during the siege and had defrauded the British government of fifty thousand pounds in land, when actual defenders of the city and widows and orphans were living in extreme states of poverty and deprivation. He writes that during Queen Anne's reign he had traveled from Ireland to London several times to expose Leslie but, "for want of Money to Pay Managers or Friends in the Ministry," was always slighted, "with much Loss and Damage to himself and Family." With the accession of the new King and election of the new Parliament, Taggert hopes to expose Leslie once and for all, along with similar frauds, and prays that he "may be Protected by this Honourable House, until this matter be Try'd and Determin'd...." A curious and very rare petition, printed in the early days of lobbying literature, which began to proliferate during the changing governments of the mid-1710s. ESTC records only one copy, at Oxford.

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        THE HUMBLE ADDRESS OF WILLIAM TAGGERT IN] BEHALF OF THE CROWN. MAY, 1715 [caption title].

      [London? ]. 1715 - Broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Dbd. Small folio. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Most of first line of caption title lost to close trimming. Light foxing. Overall very good. A rare political leaflet relating to the Reverend Doctor John Leslie, a Williamite landholder in Ireland who claimed to have performed "extraordinary service" in the Siege of Derry. Shortly after the Glorious Revolution, King William made a grant to Leslie of £400 per year, which Leslie, according to William Taggert, the author of this leaflet, maneuvered into a grant of forfeited Irish estates worth nearly six times that amount per year. Following a recent act of Parliament recalling William's Irish grants, Leslie appealed to the Parliament to allow him to keep the estates because of his heroic service at Londonderry. He persuaded Parliament, writes Taggert, that "he was the Man who had saved Londonderry out of the Hands of the Papists, when besieged by the late King James's Army, and that by his Management and extraordinary Service in that city, the War was shorten'd, and this Kingdom saved thereby from a vast expense of Blood and Treasure." Taggert, however, declares that Leslie had never in fact been at Londonderry during the siege and had defrauded the British government of fifty thousand pounds in land, when actual defenders of the city and widows and orphans were living in extreme states of poverty and deprivation. He writes that during Queen Anne's reign he had traveled from Ireland to London several times to expose Leslie but, "for want of Money to Pay Managers or Friends in the Ministry," was always slighted, "with much Loss and Damage to himself and Family." With the accession of the new King and election of the new Parliament, Taggert hopes to expose Leslie once and for all, along with similar frauds, and prays that he "may be Protected by this Honourable House, until this matter be Try'd and Determin'd." A curious and very rare petition, printed in the early days of lobbying literature, which began to proliferate during the changing governments of the mid-1710s. ESTC records only one copy, at Oxford.

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        Oratio dominica in diversas omnium fere gentium linguas versa.

      Amsterdam, W. & D. Goeree, 1715. - 4to. 2 parts in 1 vol. (48), 94 (but: 96), (6) pp. (2), 256 (but: 156) pp. Title page printed in red and black. With 2 folding engr. plates and some 20 text engravings, all showing script specimens. - (Bound after) II: Morin, Stephan. Exercitationes de lingua primaeva ejusque appendicibus. Utrecht, Willem Broedelet, 1694. (14), 448, (8) pp. With engr. title page and 4 folding engr. plates. Contemp. Dutch blindstamped vellum with oriental-style, lozenge-shaped cover ornaments. First edition. - The Lord’s Prayer in more than 150 languages, including many European and Asian languages, but also Arabic (in two styles), Persian (in two styles), Syriac, Ottoman Turkish, etc., many of which are rendered both in Latin transliteration and in their original scripts, engraved in the text or as folding plates. The second part contains nine remarkable treatises on typefaces and languages, including the first publication ever of "De variis linguis" by the great German philosopher and polymath G. W. Leibniz. The English courtier John Chamberlayne (1666-1723) is said to have known sixteen languages; among his many writings is an immensely popular, amusing tract on coffee, tea, and hot chocolate which he published at the age of 19 (cf. DNB). - II: First edition. The plates show coins and medals from Palestine and Samaria. - One corner bumped. Insignificant browning; a good, clean copy. I: Ebert 3978. DNB IV, 9. Brunet I, 1761. Graesse II, 112. Ravier 317 (pt. 2 only). - II: Ebert 14415. Fürst II, 390. Lipsius 268. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nieuwe Paskaart Vande Geheele CANAAL TuschenEngeland en Vranckry

      Keulen Johannes van 1654-1715 - Nieuwe Paskaart Vande Geheele CANAAL TuschenEngeland en Vranckryck, van Keulen G., anno 1750 By Gerard van Keulen after Johannes van Keulen, printed in Amsterdam about 1750. We offer a rare and very decoratively colored copper engraving map by Johannes van Keulen. This large-size sea chart shows the the coast line of south England with the counties of Cornwall, Devonshire, Dorsetshire, Hampshire and Sussex and the Channel Islands of Guernsey, Jersey and the French coast of Brittany, the Nord Pas de Calais and Picardy. The map is decorated with a large cartouche in Dutch, French, English and Spanish. Size: Leaf app.: 103 x 61 cm engraving app.: 100 x 59 cm Printed on thick paper, only little brownish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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