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        Some Considerations on a Law for Triennial Parliaments . . . [bound with 11 other contemporary pamphlets]

      Printed for J. Baker and T. Warner. First edition of the Defoe.. Some wear and dust-soiling, but a nice survival and example of contemporary tracts bound together.. Moore 345; NCBEL II, 897. Twelve pamphlets bound in one volume, 8vo & 4to, contemporary quarter calf and blue boards, all untrimmed, a few leaves uncut. Defoe?s tract on the term of the current Parliament, which he argues should be extended. His 40-page work is the fifth pamphlet bound with eleven other contemporary tracts on English and European politics, e.g.: British Advice to Free-Holders of Great Britain . . . London: Printed for S. Popping, 1715; The Present Constitution and Protestant Succession Vindicated . . . London: Printed for J. Baker, 1714; Remarks on a Pamphlet, Entituled, The Thoughts of a Member of the Lower House . . . London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1719; Walpole, Robert. A Short History of the Parliament. London: Printed for T. Warner, 1713; etc. A complete list with collations is available. One other pamphlet in the collection has been attributed to Defoe by Moore, but de-attributed by Furbank and Owens (see Moore and Furbank & Owens 265).

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        La vie de Mr. Des-Cartes. Contenant l'histoire de sa philosophie & de ses autres ouvrages (.). Réduite en abregé. [relié après] MACE, François - Histoire des quatre Cicerons (.).

      J. van Duren; Veuve Mabre Cramoisy, La Haye; Paris 1715 - [24]-322 pp. , [16]-238-[22] pp., 2 ouvrages en 1 vol., 1. Edition de poche de la biographie de Descartes par A. Baillet (1649-1706). Frontespice gravé par Joh. V.d. Avele daté 1692. Titre en rouge et noir. Ref. Goldsmith (BL London) B-118. BN Paris (1).Pas en Krivatsy, Matagne . 2. 2me ed. (1re Paris 1714) d'une compilation philosophique par le prètre français Fr. Macé (1640-1721). Page publicitaire avec "Livres nouveaux qui se vendent chez Jean van Duren, Libraire dans le Pooten près de Plein" . Titre en rouge et noir. . Ref. STCN (1). BL London (1). BN Paris (1). Cp. Cioranescu 44169. Cp. Conlon "Prélude" 17312.(Namur). Reliure mouton du temps, dos partiellement endommagé.

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        THE CASE OF THE PEOPLE CALLED QUAKERS, WITH RESPECT TO MANY OF THEIR FRIENDS IN SOUTH- BRITAIN, AND THEIR FRIENDS IN GENERAL IN NORTH-BRITAIN, WHO CONSCIENTIOUSLY SCRUPLE THE TAKING OF THE PRESENT AFFIRMATION.

      [London? ]. 1715 - Broadsheet. [1]p. plus printed docket title on verso. Dbd. Early folds and early stab holes in left margin. Moderate toning and foxing. Very good. In 1696, after experiencing decades of exclusion and imprisonment for conscientiously refusing to take loyalty and court oaths, Quakers were granted the right by Parliament to take a "solemn affirmation" in legal situations in place of an actual oath. Over the next two decades, numerous Quakers objected to the invocation of God's name in the official affirmation and refused it as they had the oath. In 1715, a bill was under consideration in Parliament to renew indefinitely the Quakers' right to the affirmation. The Quaker authors of the present petition support the bill but ask that it be amended with a revised affirmation that does not include the name of God. ESTC lists copies at four institutions: the British Library, the Library of the Religious Society of Friends, the National Library of Scotland, and Oxford. Smith, A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF FRIENDS' BOOKS, Vol. II, p.265 (listing its imprint at "about 1721").

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        Novae Hispaniae Chili, Peruviae et Guatimalae Littoreae

      Amsterdam 1715 - Size : 495x570 (mm), 19.5x22.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Geistliche Stadt Gottes. Mirackul seiner Allmacht und Abgrund der Gnad. Göttliche Histori und Leben der Mutter Gottes unser Frauen und Königin Mariae, Der Aller-seeligsten Jungfrauen, Ergänzerin der Schuld Eva und Mittlerin der Gnad. Geoffenbahret in disen letzten Zeiten durch eben dise Göttliche Jungfrau ihrer mindistin Dienerin Schwester Mariae von Jesu Abbtissin des Convents der unbefleckten Empfaengnuss in der Stadt Agtreda. 2 Bücher in 4 Teilen (in 1= komplett).

      In Verlag Johann Caspar Bencards,, Augsburg, 1715 - Augsburg, In Verlag Johann Caspar Bencards, 1715. 8°. 21,0 cm. Frontispiz, Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 28 Blatt (Approbation, Censur, Gutheissung), 423 Seiten, Titelblatt in Schwarz, 3 Blatt, 440 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Ganzlederband der Zeit mit zwei unvollständigen Schliessen. Vor 1. Teil beigebunden: Ximenez, Josepho; Kurtzer Lebens-Begriff Der wuerdigen Mutter Schwester Maria von Jesu, Abbtissin dess Convents von der unbefleckten Empfaengnuss In der Stadt Agreda, Beschreiberin der geistlichen Stadt Gottes.Augsburg, In Verlag Johann Caspar Bencards, 1715, Frontispiz (Bildnis der Maria de Jesus), Titelblatt in Schwarz, 2 Blatt, 218 (1) Seiten. Erste Ausgabe. Kleiner Eintrag von alter Hand auf Titelblatt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. First edition. Little inscription on title page. Good copy. Vor 1. Teil beigebunden: Ximenez, Josepho; Kurtzer Lebens-Begriff Der wuerdigen Mutter Schwester Maria von Jesu, Abbtissin dess Convents von der unbefleckten Empfaengnuss In der Stadt Agreda, Beschreiberin der geistlichen Stadt Gottes.Augsburg, In Verlag Johann Caspar Bencards, 1715, Frontispiz (Bildnis der Maria de Jesus), Titelblatt in Schwarz, 2 Blatt, 218 (1) Seiten. Ganzlederband der Zeit mit zwei unvollständigen Schliessen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire générale de l'empire du Mogol, depuis sa fondation jusqu'à présent. Sur les mémoires portugais de M. Manouchi, Vénitien. (4 vols.). Extra title in 1st vol.: Histoire de la vie et du regne d'Orangzeb, dernier empereur Mogol, ou suite de l'histoire de l'Empire du Mogol.

      Paris, Jean de Nully, 1715. - 4 vols. Small 8vo. (XLII)+403+(5);(II)+334+(1);(XVI)+301+(3);(II)+285+(14) pp. With fold. engr. map. Hardcover. Contemp. paper over boards. VG. (Spines sl. sunned; occas. sl. waterst.). * Provenance: Salomon Van Deventer, as written in an early hand on titles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lamberti Bos L. Gr. professoris ordin. Animadversiones ad Scriptores quosdam Graecos. Accedit Specimen Animadversionum Latinarum

      Franekerae: Excudit Franciscus Halma, 1715. Leather Bound. Very Good. 84 p. 20 cm. Full leather. A few notations in ink on front and back paste-down endpaper. Otherwise, bright and clean. Lambert Bos (1670-1717), Dutch scholar and critic. Born at Workum in Friesland. Attended the University of Franeker and was appointed professor of Greek there in 1704. His most famous work, Ellipses Graecae (1702), was translated into English by John Seager (1830); and his Antiquitates Graecae (1714) passed through several editions. He also published Vetus Testamentum, Ex Versione lxx. Interpretum (1709); notes on Thomas Magister (1698); Exercitationes P/zilologicae (1700); Animadversiones ad Scriptores quosdam Graecos (1715); and two small treatises on Accents and Greek Syntax. EB.

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        The History Of the Most Remarkable Tryals in Great Britain and Ireland, in Capital Cases, viz, Heresy . . . Incest, Poisoning, Adultery, Rapes, Sodomy, Witchcraft, Pyracy . . . by the unusual Methods of Ordeal, Combat, and Attainder [etc.]. Two Volumes

      London: Printed for A. Bell in Cornhill; J. Pemberton [etc.], 1715-16. Modern cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good set First edition of the first English work to collect both important trials of state and sensational criminal cases, with the emphasis upon the mode of proof; some three dozen trials in all, including those of Anne Boleyn, Lord Audley and Captain Kidd

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        CANTABRIGIENSIS COMITATUS CAMBRIDGE SHIRE

      Atlas Anglois. D Mortier., 1715.. Cambridgeshire Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 52 x 42 cm. (20½ x 16½ inches). A beautiful map of the county, rich with heraldry. Shows the bordering counties

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        Favole Scelte Tradotte dall'Idioma Francese nell' Italiano per il Signor de Veneroni Maestro delle sudette Lingue à Parigi: e poi da quelle nel Tedesco, per il Signore Baldassaro Nickisch, Maestro di Lingue in Augusta, Il tutto arricchito di Figure a ciascuna Favola, a fruttuosa ricreatione della Gioventù amatrice delle Lingue & arti.

      - [Augusta, Kraus, Augspurg, Lotter, 1715], in-4, leg. settecentesca in mezza pelle con punte (qualche consunzione), pp. [2], 106. Con 50 tavv. incise in rame (antiporta, frontespizio calcografico + 48 tavole, ciascuna recante due illustrazioni). Manca il frontespizio tipografico. Libro di favole di grande fascino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lezioni Accademiche

      Engraved frontis. port., engraved vignette on title, & woodcut illus. in the text. xlix, [1], 96 pp., one leaf. Large 4to, mid 18th-cent. half calf & marbled boards, inside front cover with stencilled binder's label of A. Milne, Forres. Florence: J. Guiducci, 1715. First edition and a very fine and fresh copy. "This collection of Torricelli's lectures provides an important summary of Torricelli's theories, published posthumously by Tommaso Bonaventura; includes chapters on percussion, lightness, winds, military architecture, and mathematics. Chapter 7 on the movement of winds is a pioneer contribution in the field of meteorology explaining in detail their origin in atmospheric changes and refuting the contemporary theory that they issued from the earth. His two famous letters on the barometer are reprinted here...The preface by Bonaventura includes a life of Torricelli."-Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 322. Fine copy, bound somewhat unusually in a provincial English signed binding. ❧ Cinti 169. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 149. D.S.B., XIII, pp. 437-39. Riccardi, II, 544. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 190. .

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        Vollständige Anweisung alle Arten von Bürgerlichen Wohn-Häusern wohl anzugeben : Worinnen I. Nicolai Goldmanns Anweisung und zwey Exempel gründlich erkläret/ II. Deren Imitation in sechs unterschiedenen Exempeln gezeiget/ III. Die Application in sechs unterschiedenen auf einerley gantz irregularen Platz eingerichteten Häusern an die Hand gegeben/ Endlich IV. Durch 88. andere Exempel völlig in die Ãœbung gebracht ; Alles aber also ausgeführet wird/ daß er dermahleins das vorhabende vollständige Architectonische Werck mit ausmachen helffe

      Augsburg, Wolff 1715. 33 cm. (16) Seiten mit 15 Kupfertafeln von i. A. Corvin nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers. Festeinband, Halbpergamenteinband - Thieme / Becker 32, 256 - Schlosser, Kunstl. vergleiche 588 - Lotz vergleiche 199 - Erstausgabe. Enthält und a. Erklärungen zu Goldmanns "Anweisung", 6 unterschiedliche Entwürfe eines Wohnhauses unter Vorgabe eines bestimmten Grundstückes. Kupfer mit Häuserfassaden, Grund- und Seitenrissen. Textteil und erste 2 Tafeln mit Wasserrand, Tafeln am Rand fingerfleckig -

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        [Op. 6]. Concerti Grossi [Subtitle]: Con duoi Violini, e Violoncello di Concertino obligati, e duoi altri Violini, Viola, e Basso di Concerto Grosso, ad arbitrio, che li potranno radoppiare... Opera Sesta. XII Great Concertos, or Sonatas, for two Violins and a Violincello: or for two Violins more, a Tenor, and a Thorough Bass: which may be doubled at Pleasure. being the Sixth and last work of Arcangelo Corelli. [Parts]

      London: Printed for I. Walsh... and I. Hare. [1715]. 7 volumes. Folio. Plain paper wrappers. 1f. (frontispiece), 1f. (title), 34; 1f. (title), 33; 1f. (title), 34; 1f. (title), 27; 1f. (title), 27; 1f. (title), 27; 1f. (title), 27 pp. Engraved. With a fine frontispiece portrait of Corelli engraved by Sherwin after Howard. Wrappers slightly chipped and splitting at spine. Some browning and minor staining and foxing; small binder's holes to inner blank margins; early signature to blank upper margin of titles trimmed. Quite a nice set overall. . Second Edition (First English Edition). Scarce. Marx p. 200. Smith-Walsh 466. BUC p. 216 (but with portrait engraving by Van der Gucht after Howard). RISM C3845. "Despite the modest size of his output, comprising six collections of instrumental music and a handful of other authentic works, and its virtual restriction to three genres – solo sonata, trio sonata and concerto – Corelli exercised an unparalleled influence during his lifetime and for a long time afterwards. This influence, which affected form, style and instrumental technique in equal measure, was most closely felt in Italy, and in particular in Rome, where he settled in early manhood, but soon spread beyond local and national confines to become a European phenomenon. As a violinist, teacher of the violin and director of instrumental ensembles Corelli imposed standards of discipline that were unusually strict for their period and helped to lay the groundwork for further progress along the same lines during the 18th century. To Corelli belong equally the distinctions of being the first composer to derive his fame exclusively from instrumental composition, the first to owe his reputation in large part to the activity of music publishers, and the first to produce ‘classic’ instrumental works which were admired and studied long after their idiom became outmoded." Michael Talbot in Grove online

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        Ducatus Leodiensis or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes and Parts Adjacent in the West-Riding of the County of York with the Pedegrees of Many of the Nobility and Gentry and Other Matters Relating to Those Parts

      London: Maurice Atkins, 1715. "To which is added at the request of several Learned Persons, a Catalogue of his MUSAEUM, with the curiosities Natural and Artificial and the Antiquities, particularly the Roman, British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Scotch Coins, with Modern Medals. Also a Catalogue of Manuscripts; the various Editions of the Bible, and of Books Published in the Infancy of the Art of Printing. With an Account of some unusual Accidents that have attended some Persons, attempted after the Method of Dr. Plot. First Edition. 2 parts in one. pp xxii, 1-268, [2], 275-628, [12] . Engraved frontis plate of R. Adulphus Thoresby by Vertue, large fold-out engraved map of leeds, double page engraving - "Prospect of Leeds from the Knostrop Road" 8 other double or fold-out engravings plus 2 single page engravings - all correct and in accordance with "Directions for placing the cuts", the fold-out plt at page 165 has a small piece missing. Numerous other engravings within text, a small crests on pages 131 and 182 have been neatly excised, o/w all present and correct. Original boards - worn a with a number of repairs, the leather spine is not contemporary but circa early 19th century. Contents are very good with some toning of the paper and a little age/finger soiling to some page edges. Engraved bookplate of Melville Joseph Hardcastle to front paste-down. A very good copy of the first edition.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Sm Folio.

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        The ILIAD Of HOMER. Translated by Mr. Pope.

      Printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintott, 1715 - 1720, London: - Illustrated with plates & maps. Pope, one of the leading literary figures of early 18th C England, enjoyed social success as well, and could count among his friends such great literary figures as Swift, Gay, and Congreve and 'saw much aristocratic society.' Of his character, the D.N.B. comments 'there is, in fact, no more difficult subject for biography, especially in a compressed form. The truest statement seems to be that he was at bottom, as he represents himself in the epistle to Arbuthnot, a man of really fine nature, affectionate, generous, and independent; unfortunately, the better nature was perverted by the morbid vanity and excessive irritability which led him into his multitudinous subterfuges.' It has been commented that Pope could Ôhardly drink tea without a stratagem.Õ His devotion to literature was unremitting, 'he might have rivalled Chaucer in one century, and Wordsworth in another. As it was, his poetry is the essence of the first half of the eighteenth century.' "Idolatry of classical models was an essential part of the religion of men of letters of the day. Many of them, however, could not read Greek, and the old translations of Chapman, Ogilby, and Hobbes were old-fashioned or feeble in style. Many translations from the classics had been executed by Dryden and his school. But a Homer in modern English was still wanting. Pope's rising fame and his familiarity with the literary and social leaders made him the man for the opportunity. However, the translation must be considered not as a publisher's speculation, but as a kind of national commission given by the elegant society of the time to their representative poet. The first volume, including the first four books of the 'Iliad,' was issued in June 1715. The next three volumes appeared in 1716, 1717, and 1718, the last volume of the 'Iliad,' delayed by ill-health, family troubles, and the preparation of various indexes, appeared in May 1720." Label to vol. 6 chipped. Some wear to spines, and joints tender though bindings overall sound & quite appealing. Minor worming to margins of vols. 1, 3, 5 & 6. Some gatherings a little browned, as often found. Short tear to Vol II ffep. Period pos to front eps. Withal, a Very Good set. Period full paneled calf bindings, with spine labels to vols 1, 5 & 6 only. PO gilt stamped name [I Phelipps Y] to front boards. Folio. 11-1/2" x 7-3/4". All volumes are 1st Folio edition (Griffith 42, 50, 78, 96, 115, 119). 6 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on Ye Continent of North America" from The World described; or a New and Correct Sett of Maps

      London, 1715. THE FIRST MAP TO DEMONSTATE THE POTENTIAL COHESION OF THE BRITISH COLONIES IN AMERICA Copper-plate engraving with original hand color: 42" x 25" Reference: Seymour I. Schwartz & Ralph E. Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America (New York, 1980), 135. Herman Moll's "New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on Ye Continent of North America" was the first large-scale map to show English developments in North America and the first to show the American postal routes. This particular example is particularly notable for its sumptuous original color, which is of a quality rarely seen in English maps from this period. Moll was one of the most well-known cartographers in England in the generation before Thomas Jefferys came to prominence in the mid-eighteenth century. A native of the Netherlands, he came to England around 1680, settling in London, where he established his own shop in 1689. Moll's style grew increasingly distinctive as his career progressed, and his maps remain noted for their elaborate design and clarity of lettering. He was also known for including numerous legends on his maps that give historical information about the geography, inhabitants and general features of the areas shown. Moll's impressive body of maps and atlases constitute some of the finest examples of early British cartography and a summation of British geographical knowledge at the time. Meticulous and finely engraved, this map includes some of the most thorough and exact detail to grace any eighteenth-century map. It is notable for being among the first and most important cartographic documents relating to Anglo-French disputes over the boundaries separating their respective American colonies. It includes insets of Thomas Nairne's important and early map of South Carolina; the English, French and Indian settlements in the Carolinas; and Charleston Harbor. The most striking feature of Moll's map, however, is the celebrated depiction of Niagara Falls with beavers at work, occupying an inset at the right margin. The view of Niagara Falls, without the beavers, was first published in Utrecht in 1697, as part of Louis Hennepin's "Nouvelle découverte d'un tres grand Pays Situé dans l'Amérique." The following year an English version was printed and, in 1713, Nicholas de Fer, cartographer to the French King, copied Hennepin's view and added the famous beavers on his "Carte de La Mer du Sud & de La Mer du Nord." The imagery was included not just because of its charm but because beaver pelts were a significant part of a highly successful American fur trade - an industry that was used to promote settlement in America. The industrious nature of beavers, moreover, symbolized the notion that control of the land -- and the wealth that resulted -- was brought about by hard work.. Book.

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

      Sold by H. Moll over against Deverux Court on the Strand, London 1715 - Rare issue of the famous Beaver map: Stevens & Tree's first state. "One of the first and most important cartographic documents relating to the dispute between France and Great Britain over boundaries separating their respective American colonies . The map was the primary exponent of the British position during the period immediately following the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713" ( Degrees of Latitude). The British colonies according to British claims are outlined in red, with the French outlined in yellow. All territory south of the St. Lawrence River and eastern Great Lakes is shown as British. Numerous notations relating to territorial claims, Indian tribes, the fur trade, and the condition of the land cover the face of the map. This map shows the early eighteenth century postal routes in the British colonies, and is frequently called the first American postal map. There are four insets, including a large map of coastal South Carolina, and a plan of Charleston. At lower left is a map of Florida and the Deep South, which is based on a map by Thomas Nairne, the Indian agent for South Carolina. The most striking feature is the large vignette which gives the map its popular name. It consists of an early view of Niagara Falls, with a colony of beavers at work in the foreground. Pritchard holds that the beaver "was an appropriate image for the North American map for two reasons: the animal's importance to the fur trade, and its industrious nature." Cumming, British Maps pp.6-12; Cumming, Southeast in Early Maps 158; Degrees of Latitude 19; Reinhartz, Herman Moll Geographer pp.18-36; Schwartz and Ehrenberg, Mapping of America pp.138, 144; Stevens and Tree Comparative Cartography , 55 (a, with variant imprint). Copper-engraving, with period outline hand-colouring, on two joined sheets, overall size 41 1/2 x 24 7/8 inches. Expert restoration to the upper left side north of Lake Huron.

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        Fontaine de Latone; Fontaine de l'Encelade dans un des Bosquets des Jardin de Versailles; L'Isle Royale; Fontaine d'Apollon; Bassins de Neptune; L'Arc de Triomphe.

      c.1715. - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 55 x 43 cm. (21½ x 17 inches). Fine condition, good margins. A set of six magnificent engravings of the Fountains at Versailles: 'Fontaine de Latone.' Artist: Engraved by Scotin, G. A spectacular view of the Latona Fountain at Versailles, as it was in the early eighteenth century, surrounded by citizenry strolling, courting and playing. The fountain was built in 1671 and still is still in existence. 'Fontaine de l'Encelade dans un des Bosquets des Jardin de Versailles.' Artist: Girard. A spectacular view of the 'Fontaine de l'Encelade' at Versailles. The centre fountain has a plume 78 feet high shooting from the mouth of a bronze giant and is surrounded by smaller fountains made from rocks from Mount Ossa and Olympia. The fountain is surrounded by citizenry, strolling, courting and playing. Two lines of text in French below the engraving describe the fountain. 'L'Isle Royale.' Engraved by Fonbonne. Magnificent engraving of L'Isle Royale,a large pond at Versailles, with seven 45 foot fountains. Courtiers stroll, and a procession of hand drawn coaches snake along the walkway surrounding the pond. Elegant statues and manicured trees line the walkway. Four lines of text in French below the engraving describe the seven fountains. 'Fontaine d'Apollon.' Engraved by de Rochefort, P. A spectacular view of the fountain of Apollo at Versailles, as it was in the early eighteenth century, surrounded by citizenry strolling, courting and playing. The main fountain has the figure of Apollo being guided by four horses, surrounded by water bearers. Text below the engraving gives a description and brief history of the fountain. It is still in existence today. 'Bassins de Neptune' Engraved by Daigremont A spectacular view of the Bassin de Neptune at Versailles in the early eighteenth century. Text below the engraving gives a description and brief history of the fountain: 'This grand piece of water is decorated with 22 beautiful vases, designed by Le Brun .' (translation). A fountain erupts from each vase. Six fifty foot fountains, and many smaller fountains adorn this extraordinary water feature, whilst wealthy courtiers amble around it. 'L'Arc de Triomphe.' Engraved by Baquoy, Maurice. A detailed view of the opulent 'L'Arc de Triomphe', a woodland garden of fountains at Versailles in the early eighteenth century. Two lines of text below the engraving give a description and brief history. Numerous courtiers stroll amidst the profusion of fountains and cascades in a forest glade.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Thomas von Wierings erben, "Die Insul Rügen".

      . dat. 1715, 44 x 33 (H). Nicht bei Drugulin. - Seltener Einblattdruck anläßlich der Schlacht um Rügen im Jahre 1715 entstanden.. Das Blatt zeigt im oberen Teil eine Karte der Insel Rügen mit Darstellung der Schiffsbewegungen zwischen Rügen und Greifswald. darunter 3-spaltiger Typentext mit einem Abriß der Geschichte von Rügen. - Leider am linken Rand Bild- und Textverlust.

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        NOUVEAU VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE. Où l'on décrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique, plusieurs Cötes & Isles des Indes Occidentales, les Isles du Cap Verd, le passage par la Terre del fuego.

      Imp. Jean-Baptiste Machuel. Rouen, 1715 - . 16,5 cm. 5 tomos: (I) [14], 408 pág., 12 h. de índices. (II) SUITE DU VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE avec un Traité des Vents qui régnent dans toute la Zone Torride. [6], 396 pág., 5 h. de índices (sign. [ ]2, A-R12) Ilustr. con un frontis y 6 lám. grabadas. Biblioteca Nacional de Francia BNF 30297333. (III) SUPLEMENT DU VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE contenant una Description d'Achin, ville de Sumatra, du Royaume de Tonquin & autres Places des Indes. [8], 393 pág., 5 h. de índices (sign. [ ]2, e2, A-Q12, R10). Ilustr. con 5 lám. grabadas y 2 mapas plegados, fuera del texto. Biblioteca Nacional de Francia BNF 30297336. (IV) VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES, A LA NOUVELLE HOLLANDE, &c. FAIT EN 1699. Où l'on trouve la Description des Isles Canaries, des Isles de Mayo & de S. Iago, de la Baye de Tous les Saints. 20, 381 pág., 6 h. de índices (sign. [ ]4, e6, A-Q12, O6). Ilustr. con 17 lám. grabadas y un mapa plegado, fuera del texto. Una de las láminas presenta restauración de anterior poseedor en el pliegue. (V) VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES, A LA NOUVELLE HOLLANDE, &C. [4], 363 pág., 13 h. de índices (sign. [ ]2, A-Q12). Ilustr. con 15 lám. grabadas y 3 mapas plegados, fuera del texto. Todos los vol. con portada a dos tintas con marca tipográfica, viñetas y capitulares xilográficas. Cinco tomos enc. en piel, tejuelo, nervios, lomera cuajada, cortes pintados, marcapáginas. Cerco de antigua humedad en primeras páginas de volumen I. Ex-libris manuscrito de anterior poseedor en todos los volúmenes. Magnífica edición de los diarios del explorador William Dampier (1651-1715), el primer británico en explorar algunas partes de Nueva Holanda (Australia) y el primero en circunnavegar el mundo en tres ocasiones. Considerado el primer historiador natural de Australia, se le define tambén como el mejor explorador-aventurero, a medio camino entre James Cook y sir Walter Raleigh. La primera edición de los diarios del New Voyage Round the World es de 1697 y causó verdadera sensación tras lo cual, en 1699, se le encomendó la exploración de la costa este australiana. Entre ese año y 1701 escribió una crónica de la expedición, A Voyage to New Holland, y se dedicó de nuevo a la piratería, una actividad con la que siempre convivió. Con el estallido de la Guerra de la Independencia española, Dampier sirvió en el barco corsario Duke como responsable de navegación: la expedición amasó una fortuna considerable, pero nuestro hombre falleció en Londres antes de recibir su parte. Personaje controvertido -se le juzgó por crueldad- no puede ponerse en duda que sus observaciones y análisis de la naturaleza tuvieron gran relevancia y ayudaron a Charles Darwin y Alexander voon Humboldt a desarrollar sus teorías. Dampier realizó también algunas innovaciones en el ámbito de la navegación que fueron estudiadas, entre otros, por James Cook. Pero sin duda son sus notas sobre la fauna y flora del noroeste de Australia las que despertaron mayor interés entre los estudiosos. Es, además, autor de un discurso sobre los vientos. Nuestra edición ofrece la compilación de su obra (el Viaje alrededor del mundo, con el suplemento, el Viaje a Australia, el Discurso sobre los vientos.) pero, además, incluye otras obras de interés. Así, en el volumen V encontramos el viaje de Dampier al que se añaden: 1) el viaje del capitán Wood a través el estrecho de Magallanes; 2) el diario de la expedición del capitán Sharp; 3) el viaje alrededor del mundo del capitán Cowley; 4) el viaje por levante de Mr. Robert. La obra se complementa con magníficos grabados que contienen mapas, vistas de ciudades, tipos, flora y fauna de los lugares visitados. La Biblioteca Nacional de Francia sólo recoge los vol. II y III de esta edición. viajes, siglo XVII-XVIII, viajes alrededor del mundo, exploraciones Àsia meridional i el subcontinent indi Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bible en langue anglaise , 1715, reliure plein maroquin

      James Watson 1715 - Titre complet : « The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New, Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues And with the former Translations diligently compared & revised By His Ma[jes]t[ie]s Special command Appointed to be read in Churches”. Ex libris manuscrit dâté des années 1740 : Thomas Poe médecin et ses enfants. Frontispice en page de titre. Edité à Edinbourg en 1715 par James Watson, reliure plein maroquin d’ époque avec un dos à cinq nerfs et des plats ornés de caissons et de très jolis motifs gravés à l’or fin, intérieur en très bon état imprimé sur deux colonnes avec des tranches dorées à l’or fin, format in 8. Complete title : « The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New, Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues And with the former Translations diligently compared & revised By His Ma[jes]t[ie]s Special command Appointed to be read in Churches”. Handwritten provenance of the years 1740: Thomas Poe doctor and his children. Frontispiece in title page. Printed in Edinbourg in 1715 by James Watson, binding full morocco of time with a back with five nerves and dishes decorated with boxes and very pretty reasons engraved with the fine gold, interior in very good state (Double columns, rubricated, shoulder notes, engraved headpiece, two engraved initial letters ) with sections gilded with the fine gold, format in 8. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POESIE VARIE DEL DOTT.RE DANIELLO GACI DIVISE IN SONETTI, MADRIGALI, CANZONE E CANTATE PER MUSICA. IN CASTIGLION FIORENTINO L' ANNO 1715

      GACI, CASTIGLION FIORENTINO. 1715 - [700' MANOSCRITTO-MUSICA-AREZZO] (cm.26,5 x 19) piena pergamena originale, titolo al dorso. Manoscritto autografo in volgare, in chiarissima d elegante grafia composto da 446 pagine numerate. A pag. 20 si legge " Sonetti del Dott. Daniello Gaci academico apatista in Firenze et arcade in Roma sotto il nome di Dridano Metoneo " dalle delibere dell' ospedale di S. Maria della Misericordia di Castiglion fiorentino (Arezzo) risulta che D. Gaci figlio del Dott. Giuseppe, nacque a Castiglion Fiorentino intorno al 1665. Fu scolare a Pisa nel 1682 e nel 1704 fu eletto nuovo Ospedaliere di Castiglion F. in luogo di Angelo serrati. Fu arcade sotto il nome di Dridano Metoneo ed è riportato nell' ONOMASTICON di A.M. GIORGETTI VICHI " GLI ARCADI DAL 1690 AL 1800" p. 84. Altre notizie in, CRESCIMBENI 1709 I 1093. Contiene sonetti, oratori a 4 e 6 voci, capricci per musica, madrigali ecc. Alcuni argomenti: Morte di Luigi XIV, a Gio. Livi di Castiglion F., al Santo Sepolcro eretto in Santa Croce di Firenze nel 1692; da pag. 128 a 163. Il sangue difensore dell' innocenza, oratorio per Santa Apollinara; da pag. 217 a 251. Capricci per musica; da pag. 347 a 446. Vari oratori, madrigali ecc. Bel manoscritto vergato al recto e al verso su carta grave in eccellente stato di conservazione. da accurate ricerche non abbiamo trovato nessun manoscritto di questo interessante compositore e musicista in varie biblioteche della provincia di Arezzo. Provenienza: da famiglia nobiliare di castiglion Fiorentino, 1986. Archivio privato. [f 84] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Royal Jeu de l`Ombre et du Piquet,

      - Augementez du Jeu des Eschets, Et d`un nouveau Jeu de L`Ombre, Comme ou le jouë presentement à la Cour & à Paris, & autres nouvellement inventez. A Berlin, Chez A. Dussart, Marchand Libraire & Imprimeur du Roi. 1715. 12:o. 82 pp. Bound with: Nouveau Jeu de L`Ombre, comme On le joüe presentement à la Cour, & À Paris; Où l`on voit comment se joüe Espadille Force , L`Hombre à deux, a trois & à cinq. Avec l`explication des Termes dont on se sert en le joüant. A Berlin. Chez A. Dussart 1714. 12:o. 72 pp. Bound with: Lettre contenant les Regles du Trictrac, Où elles sont expliquées très-clairement selon Ja maniere qu`on le joüe aujourd`huy. A Berlin. Ches Arnaud Dussart 1715. 12:o. 35,(1 blank) pp. Later paperboards, around 1950. Some light waterstaining outer margin first two works. 12,5 x 8 cm.[#\56977]

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        Recueil de cent estampes représentant differentes nations du Levant. [With, part two:] Explication des cent estampes qui représentent les costumes des differentes nations du Levant. Avec de nouvelles estampes de ceremonies turques qui ont aussi leurs explications

      Paris 1715 - Contemporary red morocco, covers ruled in gilt, spine in eight compartments with raised bands, black morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers (expert restoration to the joints) Provenance: Jacob Bouverie, 1st Viscount Folkestone (armorial bookplate on verso of the title) A lovely copy of Le Hay and Ferriol's famous work depicting the costume of the Levant: this copy bound in 18th century red morocco. The plates are based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. In 1707, Ferriol commissioned Jean Baptiste van Mour to paint one hundred pictures of different officials and races in their costumes: the chief eunuch; a Turkish man cutting himself to show his love for his mistress; a Jewish woman taking goods to Turkish harems; a Greek bride; a Turkish women at leisure; Albanians, Bulgarians, Greeks, Persians and Arabs. When the paintings were complete, Ferriol helped le Hay to publish the present engravings of the pictures. Le Hay's work was an instant success and the plates quickly became the principal source of turqueries for artists and publishers throughout Europe. In recognition of van Mour's talents, he was granted the unique post of `Peintre ordinaire du Roi en Levant' in 1725. Atabey 429; Blackmer 591; Colas 1819-20; Brunet III, 947-8; Cohen-de Ricci 392l; Lipperheide 413, 414. (19 3/4 x 13 inches). Engraved title, 102 engraved plates (comprising 100 numbered plates and 2 unnumbered, 3 double-page), one leaf of engraved music. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Middelsexiae cum Hertfordiae comitatu Midlesex & Hertford Shire.

      G. Valk & P. Schenk, [c.1715]., Amsterdam, - Hand-coloured double-page engraved map. In this attractive and unusual map, the counties of Middlesex and Hertfordshire are shown together and oriented with north to the right of the plate. Jan Jansson Jr (1588-1664) was the son of a bookseller and publisher who had worked with Jodocus Hondius Sr. From about 1633 onwards, his imprint appears on the title-pages of the Mercator-Hondius "Atlas", in conjunction with his brother-in-law, Henry, as they re-issued their "Atlas" in competition with the Blaeus. At this time, many of the maps were re-drawn or replaced and the "Atlas" was expanded to become the "Atlas Novus" series, an attempt to rival Blaeu's "Atlas Maior" for size and quality. Jansson began to prepare his volume devoted to the British Isles c.1640. In 1644 he published eleven county maps in an appendix to the "Atlas", but they appeared from 1646 in the "Novus Atlas". Jansson's county maps are seen far less frequently than those of his rival Blaeu, but are similar in appearance with coats of arms and decorative title cartouches. Jansson, like Blaeu, used Speed maps when creating his own thus showing hundreds but no roads. However, Jansson (and Blaeu) chose to omit Speed'si nnovative town plans. This example is a re-issue by the noted Amsterdam map publishers, Schenk and Valk. Koeman Val 2.

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        Historia Hrolfi Krakii inter potentissimos in ethnicismo Daniæ reges celeberrimi; ab avo ejus Halfdano II & patre Helgio, hujusq; fratre Hroare, secundum monumentorum Islandicorum manuductionem deducta, & a fabulis, in qvantum fieri potuit, vindicata; cumq; aliis historicis, inprimis Saxone Grammatico, diligenter collata, & magnam partem conciliata. Cum indice rerum memorabilium.

      1715 - Copenhagen, H. C. Paulli, 1715. 8:o. (48),179,(13) pp. Sewn as issued in rather worn contemporary marbled wrappers. Uncut. Some foxing and minor stains. A few leaves with a faint dampstain. With the signatures of S. G. Gahm Persson, dated Uppsala 1746, Thore Virgin, dated 9 February 1938, and stamps from Bibliotheca Qvarnforsiana.Bibliotheca danica III:35 and Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 2575 for the first issue published 1705. Fiske Icelandic collection p. 605 states that this is a reissue with a new titlepage. The work is about the Danish fairyland king "Rolf Krake", mentioned, for example, in "Beowulf". This copy has belonged to the famous Swedish bookcollector Sigfrid Lorentz Gahm Persson (1725-94). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophical Principles of Religion: Natural and Reveal'd the second edition corrected and enlarged. London: printed for George Strahan, 1715.

      - Two parts in one volume. The first part had been previously published in 1705. Cheyne's Philosophical Principles continued the tradition of Boyle lecturers in using Newtonian principles to support Christian belief. The second part, 'The Nature and Kinds of Infinities, their Arithmetick and Uses', contains an attempt to deduce religious truths mathematically. Cheyne (1671-1743) was an exceedingly large man, at one time weighing close to 500 pounds. In later life he became a vegetarian and published popular works on health and nutrition. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, [xxxi], 360, [xxiv], 188, [4] pp., contemporary blind-tooled calf, spine gilt in compartments with slight loss, some browning but overall a very nice copy from the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield Library, with the Sapere Aude bookplate and blindstamped crests to the first three leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis. Sixti V. & Clementis VIII. Pont. Max. auctoritate recognitae. Cum Indicibus etiam plantinianis. Editio Nova. Notis chronologicis, historicis et geographicis illustrata.Juxta editionem Parisiensem Antonij Vitré. Nunc Jussu Illustrissimi ac Reverendissimi Domini Petri Josephi .

      Joa. Bapt. Verdussen,, Antverpiae (Antwerpen), 1715 - Antverpiae (Antwerpen), Joa. Bapt. Verdussen, 1715. Frontispiz + Titel + 4 n.n. + XX + 624 + Zwischentitel + 576 + 74 S. Blindgeprägter Ld. der Zeit, ohne die beiden Schließen. In lat. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz, den Titelvignetten, Initialen und Vignetten. - Priv. Widm. a. V., T. u. ersten Bll. feuchtigkeitsrandig, leicht stockfleckig, V. m. Fehlstellen, Gbrsp. Lateinisch Blindgeprägter Ld. der Zeit, ohne die beiden Schließen.

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        Gesamtans., rechts und links Beschreibung, "Die Tyrolische Handels Stadt Botzen".

      . Kupferstich aus Bodenehr, Force de Europe, um 1715, 17 x 36.

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        THE HISTORY OF MANY MEMORABLE THINGS LOST, WHICH WERE IN USE AMONG THE ANCIENTS. And An Account of many excellent Things found, now in Use among the Moderns, both Natural and Artificial

      London, printed for John Nicholson in Little-Britain, and sold by John Morphew near Stationers-hall, 1715.. Written originally in Latin, by GUIDO PANCIROLLUS; And now done into English, and illustrated with a new commentary of choice remarks, pleasant relations, and useful discourses, from Salmuth’s large annotations; with several additions throughout. In two volumes. ... To this English edition is added, first, a supplement to the chapter of printing, shewing the time of its beginning, and the first book printed in each city before the year 1500. Secondly, what the moderns have found, the ancients never knew: extracted from Dr. Sprat’s (late Bishop of Rochester) history of the Royal-Society, the writings of the honourable Mr. Boyle, the Royal-Academy at Paris, &c. Thirdly, an index to the whole. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1715, two volumes bound as one, 12mo, approximately 165 x 100, 6½ x 4 inches, small woodcut at end of Preface, a few historiated initials and tailpieces, pages: [14], 242, [6], 265-452, [12], plus 16 pages of adverts, same collation as copy in ESTC: T152802, with jump in pagination between volumes, bound in full calf, original contemporary covers with new spine, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, edges red. Bookplate to first pastedown (Hon. Simon Butler), corners slightly worn, with board just showing, small hole to 1 page, just affecting 2 letters, no loss of meaning, neat old ink note to top of title page, not affecting text, neat old ink note to top of first endpaper, pale offset from tailpiece to first page of Index, endpapers age-browned, occasional pale age-browning and fox spot, but mostly a clean copy. Short chapters and commentaries on many subjects from Precious Stones to Caviare. The Honourable Simon Butler, born in Dublin in 1757, was the first president of the Society of United Irishmen, and a distinguished lawyer. When he had to flee to Scotland because of his political activities, he directed the Society from there. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Iliad [The Odyssey] of Homer,

      London: Bernard Lintot,, 1715–26. Translated by Mr. Pope. 2 works together, 11 volumes, quarto (220 × 278 mm). Handsomely bound for James Brydges, first duke of Chandos, in contemporary red morocco, spines lettered in gilt, gilt raised bands and compartments, boards panelled in gilt, marbled endpapers, decorative gilt rolls to board-edges and turn-ins, gilt edges. Iliad: engraved frontispiece portrait of Homer by Vertue, folding map, folding view; without the Shield of Achilles plate, often lacking. Odyssey: a different engraved frontispiece portrait of Homer by Vertue. Pictorial headpiece and opening initial to each book. Some skilful restoration to extremities; a little water staining at head to early leaves of Iliad, v.1; ink stain to early leaves of Iliad, v.2, chiefly affecting edges; short tear without loss to upper outer corner of sig. 5N1 (Iliad, v.3) just touching the page numeral only; two conjugate leaves in Iliad v.6 (sigs. 10B1 and 10B4, recte 10X1 and 10X4) extended at head without affecting text (presumably a print shop accident repaired before binding); tear at foot of sig. K2 of Odyssey, v.2, without loss; faint water marking to last leaves of Odyssey, v.5; occasional minor foxing, spotting, or offsetting elsewhere; but a handsome copy of the subscribers edition in a luxury binding. First edition, one of 750 quarto sets for subscribers (there were also copies issued one month later in both large paper and small folio format) of one of the most important publications of its era, notable for establishing Pope as probably the first true professional poet in English. The particular method of publication by subscription in episodic annual volumes was innovative, allowing Bernard Lintot to use profits generated from one volume to finance printing of the next. Pope signed a contract for his new verse translation of Homer's Iliad with Lintot on 23 March 1714, a contract which specified that Lintot could not sell other copies until one month after the poet's 750 special subscribers' copies had been delivered. By presenting the poem in quarto, rather than the folios of Chaucer, Jonson, and Shakespeare, Pope's Homer introduced a new format for canonical literature into English publishing, following the pattern established in France around the middle of the seventeenth century. Pope's third large-scale enterprise, his edition of Shakespeare, completed in 1725, would appear in the same format. This set has the ownership inscription on the first front free endpaper verso dated 1745 of Lady Caroline Brydges, daughter of the second Duke of Chandos, whose father, the first duke, subscribed for ten sets, below the inscription of her mother, née Cassandra Willoughby (1670–1735), recording it as the gift of "my Dear Lord". Lady Caroline Brydges in turn received the set shortly after her father inherited the Chandos titles in August 1744. The pastedowns bear the armorial bookplates (over marks of removed bookplates) of her husband James Leigh (1724–1774) of Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, whom she married on 10 March 1755. The Chandos connection is interesting. James Brydges, the first duke, known to his contemporaries as "The Apollo of the Arts", was a noted patron of, among others, the composer Handel. Pope was subsequently much embarrassed when his Epistle to Burlington, published on 14 December 1731, was falsely alleged to satirize the duke's vast house, Cannons, where Handel had lived and composed for two years. Hogarth caricatured Pope splattering Chandos's carriage and the poet was forced to apologise. Pope's poem had prophesied the demolition of Timon's villa: on inheriting Cannons, the second duke found the family finances so encumbered by the costs of building it that he had it pulled down. The translation of the Iliad took Pope "six years, and at first 'I wished any body would hang me', he told Spence; he was 'under great pain and apprehensions' over it and 'dreamed often of being engaged in a long journey and that I should never get to the end of it' (Spence, 197, 193) … Pope earned £1275 from Lintot for his translation. Subscriptions raised this sum (by a modern estimate) to about £5000. Pope's version of the Odyssey, for which he recruited William Broome and Elijah Fenton as collaborators, was completed in 1726 and brought him (he said) £600 0s. 0d. from Lintot; again subscriptions are thought to have raised his profit to around £5000 (Spence, 201; Foxon, 63, 101). In 1976 David Foxon estimated that the value of Pope's Homer to the poet, translated into the financial values of that year, was about £200,000. This established Pope's fortune and set his fame on a firmer foundation. As he wrote in 1737, 'But (thanks to Homer) since I live and thrive,/Indebted to no Prince or Peer alive' (Epistle 2, ii.68–9, Poems, 4.169)" (ODNB).

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        Schloßansicht mit einem Teil der Stadt, "Vue et Perspective du Chateau de Versailles et d'une Partie de la Ville et de la Paroisse du cote 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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        Kst.- Karte, v. P. Schenk jun. n. Zürner, "Die Herschaft Toeplitz. Im Leutmeritzer Creise Des Königreichs Boehmen".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1715, 49,5 x 61,5. Koemann Sch 17, Karte 48. - Prachtvolle Karte mit Randansichten am oberen und unteren Rand ( Alles Ansichten und Grundrisse v. Teplitz ). Am linken und rechten Rand Erklärungen.

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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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        Preisswürdige Emportirung der Trierische Statt u. Vestung Trarbach u. Greveburg.

      . Kupferstich v. Gottf. Stein n. P. Decker b. I. Wolff in Augsburg,, vor 1715, 45 x 37 (H). Prachtvoller Barockstich, der die Belagerung von Trarbach im Jahre 1704 darstellt. Um die eigentliche Ansicht mit der Beschiessung breiter,gestochener Barockrahmen, in den 2 Kartuschen eingearbeitet sind. Oben ein kleiner Plan der Umgebung, unten Textkartusche mit der Beschreibung des Belagerungsverlaufes. - Im Vordergrund der Darstellung das kaiserl. Lager auf einer Anhöhe ( südl. von Trarbach), im Hintergrund die Stadt mit der Grevenburg, die durch Batterien südl. des Kautenbaches beschossen wird.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. P. Schenk jun. n. Zürner, "Geographischer Entwurff der Stadt und Gegend des Weltberühmten Kayser Carlsbades ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1715, 52 x 58. Koemann Sch 17, Karte 47. - Prachtvolle Karte mit Randansichten am oberen und unteren Rand ( Ellenbogen, Schlaccowerth, Karlsbad 3x und Stadtplan von Karlsbad ). Am linken und rechten Rand Erklärungen. Tadellos erhalten.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. L. Renard, "Daniae, Frisiae, Groningae et Orientalis Frisiae".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, 1715, 49,5 x 57,5. Koemann, Ren 1,8.- Unten rechts die altkol. Titelkatusche eingefaßt in figürlicher Staffage. Westorientierte Karte mit dek. martimer Staffage ( Schiffe, Windrosen usw. ). Sie zeigt mittig Schleswig Holstein und Jütland. Im Westen Ost.- und Westfriesland, im Osten in Mecklenburg Rostock. im Nordosten noch teile von Schweden.Tadelloses Exemplar in einem sehr schönen Altkolorit.

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        Wilkinga Saga, Eller Historien om Konung Thiderich af Bern Och hans Kämpar;

      Samt Niflunga Sagan; Innehållandes några Göthiska Konungars och Hieltars forna Bedrifter i Ryssland, Polen, Ungern, Italien, Burgundien och Spanien,c. Sive Historia Wilkinensium Theoderici Veronensis, ac Niflungorum... Stockholm 1715. 4:o. (14),522,(24, 8 genealogiska tabeller),(22) s. Samtida nött halvskinnband i kalv, ny rygg med det mesta av den gamla bevarad. Titelbladet förstärkt i yttre och nedre marginalen. Sista bladet förstärkt i nedre yttre hörn. Inlagan med enstaka brunfläckar, ett fåtal äldre bläckanteckningar. Sidan 97 med målad värja i marginalen. Främre pärms spegel med anteckning och stämpel Quidings Antqvariat Bokhandel Lund. Namnteckning och diskret namnstämpel Dr. O. Waldenström på främre försättsblad samt stämpeln på titelblad. 30 x 20 cm.. Wamholtz 1352. Text på isländska, svenska och latin

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        Meteorological essays, concerning the origin of springs, generation of rain, and production of wind. With a rational and historical account of the causes and course of the tide: its propagation thro' the great ocean; and its reception into the narrow seas, and channels: more especially near the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. Explicating all along its various appearances, and seeming irregularities. In two treatises. Illustrated with divers copper-plates

      London: John Hooke and Thomas Caldecott, 1715. First Edition. Full calf. First Edition. Full calf. 8vo (200 × 128 mm), pp. [16], 122, [2], 212; 12 engraved folding maps and plans, including a world map and double hemisphere map, slight fraying and browning to edges of some where they protrude from the text block; slightly tanned and occasional dusting, else a clean text; very good in contemporary panelled calf, re-backed with red lettering-piece. First edition with twelve folding maps and plans.Edward Barlow (1639-1719), more famous as the inventor of the rack and snail mechanism for striking clocks about 1676, was a Benedictine Catholic priest, educated at the English College in Lisbon, and subsequently sent to serve in the English mission, first living with Lord Langdale in Yorkshire, and then moving to Parkhall in Lancashire. In addition to this work on meteorology and other earth sciences, Barlow wrote an unpublished three volume theological work defending the traditional Catholic teaching on the Eucharist.ESTC T96093; Fassig II, 126.

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        Graven- und Ritter-Saal das ist Gründliche Vorstellung und Ausführung, welcher gestalt des H. Röm. Reichs-Grafen, Herren und andere Reichs-Ritterschafft bey des H. Röm. Reichs dreyen namhafften Veränderungen gegen- und beyeinander gestanden.

      Ulm in Verlegung Johann Conrad Wohlers Buchhändlers 1715 - 20x17 cm. 1 Bl., 501 (recte 499) S., 42 Bll. u. 50 S. Anhang. Pp. d. Zt. bestoßen, Ecken geknickt, berieben. Innen etwas stockfleckig, gering gebräunt. V-Deckel mit Einträgen von alter Hand. Am Schluss ohne 2 Bll. "Summaria" (mit Errata) zum dem Anhang von Pregizer, die nur wenigen Expl. beigegeben wurden. Pütter I, 318. -Erste Ausgabe. Das Werk richtet sich besonders gegen die Angriffe J. Schilters in seiner "Diatribe de S. R. G. I. Comitum praerogatva". Johann Stephan B. (Burgemeister, Bürgermeister) von Deizisau, Rechtsgelehrter, aus altem Adelsgeschlecht, geb. 10. Dec. 1663 zu Geißlingen, wo sein Vater Kaufmann war, im Gebiet der damaligen freien Reichsstadt Ulm, † 1722 zu Ulm. (ADB) 1.100 gr. Pp. d. Zt. bestoßen, Ecken geknickt, berieben.

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        THE HISTORY OF MANY MEMORABLE THINGS LOST, WHICH WERE IN USE AMONG THE ANCIENTS. And An Account of many excellent Things found, now in Use among the Moderns, both Natural and Artificial.

      London, printed for John Nicholson in Little-Britain, and sold by John Morphew near Stationers-hall, 1715.Written originally in Latin, by GUIDO PANCIROLLUS; And now done into English, and illustrated with a new commentary of choice remarks, pleasant relations, and useful discourses, from Salmuth?s large annotations; with several additions throughout. In two volumes. ... To this English edition is added, first, a supplement to the chapter of printing, shewing the time of its beginning, and the first book printed in each city before the year 1500. Secondly, what the moderns have found, the ancients never knew: extracted from Dr. Sprat?s (late Bishop of Rochester) history of the Royal - Society, the writings of the honourable Mr. Boyle, the Royal - Academy at Paris, &c. Thirdly, an index to the whole. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1715, two volumes bound as one, 12mo, approximately 165 x 100, 6½ x 4 inches, small woodcut at end of Preface, a few historiated initials and tailpieces, pages: [14], 242, [6], 265 - 452, [12], plus 16 pages of adverts, same collation as copy in ESTC: T152802, with jump in pagination between volumes, bound in full calf, original contemporary covers with new spine, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers, edges red. Bookplate to first pastedown (Hon. Simon Butler), corners slightly worn, with board just showing, small hole to 1 page, just affecting 2 letters, no loss of meaning, neat old ink note to top of title page, not affecting text, neat old ink note to top of first endpaper, pale offset from tailpiece to first page of Index, endpapers age - browned, occasional pale age - browning and fox spot, but mostly a clean copy. Short chapters and commentaries on many subjects from Precious Stones to Caviare. The Honourable Simon Butler, born in Dublin in 1757, was the first president of the Society of United Irishmen, and a distinguished lawyer. When he had to flee to Scotland because of his political activities, he directed the Society from there. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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; two of the title-pages a little chipped at one corner; contemporary French mottled calf, banded spines richly gilt, crimson morocco labels, from the Villeneuve library with engraved bookplates to all volumes. A beautiful set of the first full collection of Dampier. 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.

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        South America Corrected from the observations comunicated to the Royal Society's of London and Paris.

      1715 - London: Sexex, c.1715. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 970 x 655mm. Some restoration, as normal on these large maps. A large scale map of South America, dedicated thus: 'To Edmuind Halley, LLD, Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, Fellow of ye Royal Society, This Map Corrected from his own Discoveries, In grateful acknowledgment of his ready assistance to Encourage this design, is humbly dedicated by his oblig.d Serv.t C. Price'. Halley had made two voyages to the South Atlantic to investigate the magnetic variation of the compass, publishing a chart on his return. The dedication suggests that he had a hand in preparing this map: however Hermann Moll used his 1711 map of the South Sea Company's area of monopoly to dispute this. A short text describes the map as being based on 'a very erroneous French map' and 'to deceive ye world dedicated to Dr Halley, and pretended in ye dedication to be corrected by his own Discoveries'. Of interest is a little note above the title cartouche: 'In this icy sea ther are many animals which are half fish, half fowl. There have a neck like a swan which they often thrust above the water for Air the rest is allways under water'. This is apparently an early reference to penguins. Senex originally published a version of this map together with Charles Price and John Maxwell in 1708. After this partnership broke down in 1711 Price retained the original plate, forcing Senex to engrave a new version for his English Atlas. The title and dedication to Halley are identical.

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        Gesamtansicht von Augsburg.

      Augsburg. Wolff.1715.. Radierung und Kupferstich. 42 x 36,5 cm.. Augsburg, die Hautstadt in Schwaben wurde den 7.xbris anno 1703 von den Frazosen und Bayern unter.......Das sehr schöne Blatt breitrandig. Ein Wasserfleck im Himmel kann auf Wunsch entfernt werden.

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        A DISCOURSE OF FISH AND FISH - PONDS. By a Person of Honour.

      London, E. Curll, 1715.SECOND EDITION 1715. 12mo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [8], 1 - 94, plus 1 leaf of Contents and 4 pages of adverts, first leaf is also an advert, decorated initials, head - and tailpieces, bound in full contemporary calf, covers decorated in blind, gilt lettered label to spine between raised bands. Binding slightly rubbed, inner paper hinges cracked, a little shelf wear to edges, pastedowns stained at edges, endpapers and first advert leaf a little dusty, age - browning and light spotting throughout, otherwise a good copy. See Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A Catalogue of Books on Angling, The Fisheries and Fish Culture, by Westwood and Satchell, page 157; The Kress Library of Business and Economics, page 155, 2967. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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