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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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        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]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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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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        Nouvelles Observations sur la Pratique des Accouchemens, Avec La Maniere de se Servir D'Une Nouvelle Machine, Tres-commode & Facile, pour Tirer Promptement & Surement, La Te de L'Enfant, Separee de Son Corps, & Restee Se

      Paris Chez Laurent D'Houry 1715. Cover worn with upper board detached. Text block firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimal marking Seconde Edition Leather cover 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). 430pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait. '..Sans se Servir d'aucuns Instrumens Trenchans, ou Piquans, qui Puissent Exposer La Mere a aucun Danger.'.

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        Paris, Capitale de France.

      1715 - Leiden, c.1715. 345 x 420mm. Prospect of Paris, published in 'La Galerie Agreable Du Monde', printed within a decorative frame-like border.

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        Sommario delle vite, ed azioni degli arcivescovi di Milano da S. Barnaba sino al governo presente. Istoria sacra.

      - Milano, Marc'Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta, 1715. 4to. Perg. coeva. XXIV,468 (recta 472) pp., 1 c.nn. - Edizione originale. - 2 cc. saltate nella cucitura e volanti, ma ottimo esemplare a larghi margini.

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        SAINT-VENANT: Plan du Fort de St. Venant Comment s'est presente devant et apres le Siege

      ca 1715. Federzeichnung und Aquarell, Blatt: ca 46 x 34 cm. Schöner altkolorierter Stadtplan von Saint-Venant in Pas-de-Calais mit zwei Kartuschen und einer kurzen Beschreibung der Schlacht von 1710. Leichte Faltspur, sonst gut erhalten. Ex-Libris a. d. Rückseite (Mit DY und der Devise des englischen Hosenbandordens: "Honi soit qui mal y pense"). Beautifully coloured hand-drawn map of Saint-Venant in Pas-de-Calais with two cartouches. Lines show the battle in 1710. Soft fold in the middle, otherwise in a good condition. Ex-Libris on the back.

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        Canalis Inter Angliæ et Galliæ Littora. Pascaert van 't Canaal tusschen Engeland en Vrankryck. Gedruckt bij L. Renard.

      *** Søkort over Kanalen mellem England og Frankrig. Udgivet af L. Renard [Amsterdam 1715 eller 1739]. Kobberstik. 49 x 57 cm. Gammel, formentlig samtidig, håndkolorering. Papiret er med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen (og spor efter horisontal midterfold). Med to ukolorerede titelkartoucher. I nyere håndforsølvet ramme med passepartout fra Brock Rammer. Rammen måler 66 x 74 cm. - Fint eksemplar.. Louis Renard (1678-1746) udgav "Atlas de la Navigation, et du Commerce qui se fait dans toutes les partie du monde" i 1715. Dette Søkort-Atlas blev genudgivet næsten uændret af Regner & Josua Ottens i 1739.Louis Renard brugte Frederick de Wits kobberplader fra "Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas" fra 1675 - dog først efter at han havde lavet nogle korrektioner.Nærværende eksemplar er fra en af disse to udgaver af Renards Søkort-Atlas

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        Sermo Academicus de Comparando Certo in Physicis..[I] Question de Medecine dans Laquelle on Examine [II] Le Baillon [III]. 5 Lettres de M. Anstruc [IV] Deo Optimo Max Uni et Trino..Quaestio Medica.[V] Dissertatio Medica

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden];Paris; Amsterdam Petrum Vander Aa; Pierre Mortimer; Gerardum Potvliet 1715. Cover worn with upper board detached. Part of outer spine missing. Text block firm. Some staining and age darkening. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking [First Edition] Leather cover 230mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 52pp; 29pp;10pp;138pp; 36pp; 34pp. 6 works in one volume. Work I published in 1715; II in 1735 [author not stated]; III in 1737 [author not stated]; IV published between 1737-8; V in 1741, 9 works by various authors including Phillipo Caron, Urbano Leaulte, Ludovico Lemery, Nicolao Andry, Raymundo- Jacob Finot, Petro Le Tonnellier, Hiacintho-Theodoro Baron, Joanne Herment, and Petro- Joanne Burette; VI published in 1739.

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        Notitia Parliamentaria

      printed for Robert Gosling, at the Mitre and Crown against St. Dunstan's-Church in Fleet Street, London, 1715-1716 - Notitia Parliamentaria: or, an History of the Counties, Cities, and Boroughs in England and Wales. Shewing What Boroughs were anciently Parliamentary, but now disus'd. What do at this Day return to Parliament. Their Antiquities, Charters, Privileges, Lords, Churches, Monasteries, Government, Number of Electors, &c. To which are subjoin'd, Lists of all the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, (as far as can be collected from Records) from the first Summons to Parliament, to this Time. With an Account of the Roman Towns in every Shire. What Nobility have been distinguish'd with Titles from each County. The Number of Parishes, Market-Towns, &c. therein. The whole extracted from MSS and printed Evidences. Attempted in an Alphabetical Order. 2 volumes. 8vo. [191 x 116 x 61 mm]. [4]ff, xl, 183, [1] pp; [3]ff, xii, 558, 10 pp. Bound in contemporary black goatskin, the volumes bound in a similar style but with different tools, the covers tooled in gilt with a double fillet border, a single fillet outer panel with an acorn tool at the corners on vol.1 and a fleuron on vol. 2, and volutes at the centre of each sides, mitred to a triple fillet inner panel. The spines divided into six gilt panels with triple fillet compartments, lettered in the second panels, the others tooled with central ornaments and corner scrolls, the edges of the boards and turn-ins tooled with gilt rolls, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (The spines slightly faded). A supplementary volume appeared many years later, in 1750. In vol. 2 pp.297-304 have been bound in twice. At first glance the bindings appear uniform, but the tools used on the two volume are all different. This may be explained by the year separating the publication dates. They are a distinguished pair of bindings - possibly designed for presentation. The first volume has a number of manuscript corrections. Bookplate of P.W. Donner, covering the bookplate of John Wallop who was in 1727 made Viscount Lymington and in 1743 became the first Earl of Portsmouth. From the library at Hurstbourne Park, Hampshire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fortitudo Leonina In Vtraqve Fortvna Maximiliani Emmanuelis, V. B. Ac Sup. Palat Ducis, Comitis Palatini Rheni, S. R. I. Archi-Dap...

      1715. Radierung, Darstellung: 24,5 x 38,5 cm. Detailliertes Titelblatt mit Portrait von Maximilian II. Emanuel von Bayern, Globus, Himmelglobus, Ansicht von München, Wappen, Personifikationen, Emblemen und 26 kleinen Portraits. Gestochen von Franz Xaver Joseph Späth (c.1670-1735), seit 1720 Kurf. Hofkupferstecher, nach Entwurf von Cosma Damian Asam. Leicht gebräunt und fleckig im Rand, verso leichte Montagespuren, kaum sichtbare Faltspuren, verso Manuskript, ansonsten gut erhalten. Thieme / Becker 31, 322.

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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)

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        THE HISTORY OF THE SEVENTY TWO INTERPRETERS: Of their Journey from Jerusalem to Alexandria: Their Entertainment at the Egyptian Court: Their Version of the Septuagint: With all the Circumstances of that Illustrious Transaction. Written in Greek by Aristeas, Embassador from Ptolomæus Philadelphus - King of Egypt, to Eleazar, High-Priest of the Jews. Inscrib'd to his Brother Philocrates. To which is added, The History of the Angles, and their Gallantry with the Daughters of Men. Written by Enoch the Patriarch. Prublish'd in greek by Dr. Grabe. Made English by Mr. Lewis, of Corpus Christi College in Oxford.

      [4], xix, [1 blank], 196 pages. Bound in relatively recent two-tone paper covered boards.12mo. Lower outer corner of first few leaves rounded; some browning; else very good.

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        A Mapp of Ye Improved Part of Pensilvania in America, Divided into Countyes, Townships and Lotts

      London: Philip Lea, ca. 1715. London: Philip Lea, ca. 1715 Single sheet (18 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches). A fine engraved and detailed map of Pennsylvania, with a inset map "The City of Philadelphia Two Miles in Length and one in Breadth" within an allegorical cartouche top centre, the dedication to William Penn within an elaborate armorial cartouche upper right, with two keys at the left and right-hand edges, showing the properties of settlers throughout the area, the Delaware and its branches at the border with New Jersey. THE FIRST MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA: "without question the finest printed cartographic document relating to North America to be published to date" (Burden). First single sheet edition, second issue with Lea's imprint erased and a simple rectangular box lower left stating Willdey as the seller of the map, reduced from an original seven-sheet map for printed for the political use of William Penn and his associates, or the "more notable wealthy citizens of the colony" (Burden). Holmes' map depicts the settled, outlying regions of Philadelphia, and also contains an inset, modestly-sized plan of the aforementioned city. The dominant map depicts William Penn's own manor of Pennsbury upriver to Newcastle, and, further inland, the present-day sites of West Chester and Doylestown. In addition, the map lists the names and depicts the properties of the hundreds of settlers who inhabited the region. Penn, a Quaker and founder of the Pennsylvania colony, commissioned Holme to create this map as a means of advertising the settlement abroad. Penn's incredible knack for salesmanship helped the region become the most swiftly occupied North American colony to date. Holme, Pennsylvania's first Surveyor General, played a primary role in the planning of the City of Philadelphia, and had also won great acclaim for his outstanding 1683 map of the then infant city entitled, Portraiture of the City of Philadelphia. Thus, by 1688 Penn could have found no more qualified candidate than Holme to create the first map of Pennsylvania's settlements. After Holme completed drafting the map, Penn enlisted Francis Lamb to engrave it. Penn's old friend John Thornton and Robert Greene took charge of the map's publication. The version of the map shown here, representing the first state, is a single sheet reduction of Holme's original seven-sheet work, and was released by Philip Lea and engraved by John Harris. Lea, one of the premier English publishers of the seventeenth century, acquired the map's original plates from Greene's daughter. Once Lea controlled the rights to the map, he ordered a number of changes be made to the plate before releasing his own edition of it. Such changes largely resulted from Lea's desire to broaden the map's appeal to a group of buyers that went beyond mere politicians and wealthy Pennsylvanian settlers. Thus, he reduced the original seven-sheet version to one sheet. Nevertheless, Lea's edition of the map preserved many of the original features of the earlier map. For example, the plan of Philadelphia is merely shifted to the top and center of the map, and the dedication is kept intact. Moreover, since the shrunken size of many of the new land lots contained in the updated version of the map could no longer hold the names of its owners, Lea listed the names of these owners in a keyed table on the upper right corner of the map. Toponyms are also preserved, but slightly adjusted so as to appear more level on the surface of the map. Gloria Gilda Deak, Picturing America, 1497-1899 (Princeton, 1988), no. 72; Philip D. Burden, The Mapping of North America II: A List of Printed Maps 1671-1700 (Rickmansworth, 2007), 669.

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        King of Sweden; from his first Landing in Denmark, to his Return from Turkey to Pomerania.

      By a Scots Gentleman in the Sweedish Service. London, A. Bell, 1715. 8vo. (4),+ 192, 225-400 pp. Spotting. Modern half calf, gilt spine (Johanna Röjgård). ESTC: T65952. Moore 322. Warmholtz 5806. First edition, a second was published in 1720 with the title changed to "...his late Majesty Charles XII". The attribution to Daniel Defoe is disputed. Only the second edition has a portrait. Warmholtz ansåg att även om den anonyme författaren kan ha varit i svensk tjänst så visar alla missuppfattningar på att framställningen är uppdiktad och bygger på pamfletter. Huruvida upphovsmannen till verket är Defoe eller inte har varit omtvistat, men det är idag allmänt accepterat. Under några år efter sina mer politiskt kontroversiella ungdomsverk skrev Defoe en rad historiska böcker med utnyttjande av pamflettlitteratur som källa, innan han 1719 började skriva romaner såsom "Robinson Crusoe". Även denna historik över Karl XII är dock till en del skönlitterär och är delvis skriven i jagform. Den andra upplagan utökades fram till kungens död

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        Scheepstogt door Robert Harcourt gedaan na Gujana.

      From Naaukeurige versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Land Reysen, 1715 - Engraved, hand coloured map, very fine with wide margins. 11.5 x 9" Depicting the route of Robert Harcourt's expedition to Guyana in 1609. Harcourt was determined to find the fabled city of El Dorado, which his predecessor Sir Walter Raleigh had failed to find. The shows Manoa or El Dorado on the western bank of the mythical Parime Lacus. The map features a vignette of Harcourt with several natives and with two ships in the background.

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        Neue und wohlapprobirte Haus- und Kunst-Übung, aus welcher nicht nur allein grosse und vornehme Künstler, als Mahler, Bildhauer, Kupfferstecher, Goldschmiede, Waxpossirer, Illuministen, etc. sondern auch andere in ihren Professionen scharff nachsinnende und Kunst-liebende Gemüther eine gute Wissenschaft heben und erlangen können.

      Nürnberg, Trautner, 1715.. Mit doppelblattgroßem gestochenen Frontispiz und doppelblattgroßem, in Rot und Schwarz gedruckten Titel. 4 Blatt, 800 Seiten, 32 Blatt. Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder der Zeit mit 2 intakten Schließen.. Kein Exemplar im GV und KVK nachzuweisen, lediglich ein Exemplar in der Bibliothek des Deutschen Museums in München. - Sehr seltenes Lehr- und Rezeptbuch mit einer Fülle von Anleitungen zur Erlernung der unterschiedlichsten künstlerischen bzw. kunsthandwerklichen Techniken sowie der Haushaltsführung. Das Frontispiz zeigt die thronende Minerva als Patronin der Künste und des Handwerks inmitten eines Kunstkabinetts. - Einband gebräunt und berieben. - Frontispiz und Titel mit hinterlegten Randschäden, Titel mit hinterlegtem Durchriß im Falz (Buchstabenverlust); Ränder stockfleckig, überwiegend außerhalb des Textes.

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        Littora Brasilia - Pascaert van Brasil.

      . Engraved handcoloured map. Amsterdam 1715. 48 x 56 cm. * With decorative cartouche, 2 compass roses and sailing vessels..

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        Mémoires sur l'origine des guerres -

      Chez David Mortier 1715 -, Amsterdam - 2 tomes. In-12 Tome 1: 255 pp. Tome 2: 293 pp. Reliure plein veau blond. Dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés avec pièce de titre rouge et pièce de tomaison noire. Triple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats et chiffre doré au centre. Trois tranches dorées. Reliure signée PETIT. Intérieur d'une très grande fraîcheur. Gravure fronstipice sur tome 1. Parfait état. Très rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

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        An Act for Building and Maintaining a Lighthouse upon the Great Brewster (called Beacon Island) at the Entrance of the Harbour of Boston

      Folio sheet, printed both sides. “Passed by the Great and General Court or Assembly of His Majesties Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England... the Twenty-fifth of May, 1715...” The act calls for a lighthouse on the southern tip of Great Brewster, to be lit from sundown to sunup. Great Brewster was selected because, unlike the other low-lying islands in the area, it is a drumlin, rising about 100 feet above sea level, and thus insuring a good view of the light. The project was to be financed by a duty of one penny per ton upon vessels using the harbor. The act primarily concerns itself with defining who is subject to the duty, but the final paragraph spells out the duties of the lighthouse keeper, and the penalties for neglect of his job. Removed from larger volume, but complete. Pinhole in right margin, else excellent condition. A foundation document in the history of American light houses.

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        Halbfigur nach viertelrechts des französischen Porträtmalers und Akademiedirektors, unten Wappen und Inschrift.

      . Kupferstich von F. Chereau nach Selbstbildnis, dat. 1715, 45 x 33 cm.. Zustand vor der 1738 hinzugefügten Zeile "Cancellarius et Praeses". Ganzseitige Abb. (mit dieser Zeile) und genaue Beschreibung durch Nicola Keglevich in: R. Stalla (Hrsg.), Es muß nicht immer Rembrandt sein, München/Berlin 1999, S. 278f.: "In der Stichfassung erhält das Porträt den Rang eines Denkmals für den Maler". APK 17608; Nagler: gehört "zu den Hauptblättern"; Thieme-Becker Bd. VI, S. 461: "Besonders trefflich ist auch das Selbstbildnis des Largilliere von 1715."- Seitlich und oben bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten.

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        The Political Writings of Sir Richard Steele

      London - Printed for J. T. and Sold by Owen Lloyd, 1715. London - Printed for J. T. and Sold by Owen Lloyd, 1715 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The uncommon first edition of The Political Writings of Sir Richard Steele. Bound in calf with gilt lettering. With a tipped-in illustration opposite the title page. Sir Richard Steele, d. 1729, was an Irish writer and politician, remembered as co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of the magazine The Spectator. A member of the Protestant gentry, he was educated at Charterhouse School, where he first met Addison. He went on to Merton College, Oxford, then with joined the Life Guards of the Household Cavalry. In 1709, Steele founded a thrice-weekly satirical magazine, Tatler, which lasted only two years in its first incarnation. Joseph Addison was a frequent contributor. Following the demise of the Tatler, the two men founded The Spectator. A member of the Whig Kit-Kat Club, Steele became a Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1713, but was soon expelled for issuing a pamphlet in favour of the Hanoverian succession. When George I of Great Britain came to the throne in the following year, Steele was knighted and given responsibility for the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The inner hinges are strained. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages have some browning with intermittent spots. There are small ink inscriptions to the front free-endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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        D. Junii Juvenalis et A. PersiiflacciSatirae Interpretatione ac Notis Illustravit Ludovicus PrateusRhetoricae Professor EmeritusJussuChristianissimi Regis, In Usum Serenissimi Delphini

      London - J. Nicholson et al., 1715. London - J. Nicholson et al., 1715 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of satirical poems from Juvenal and Persius, two Roman poets. Roman Satura was a formal literary genre rather than being simply clever, humorous critique in no particular format. Juvenal wrote in this tradition, which originated with Lucilius and included the Sermones of Horace and the Satires of Persius. In a tone and manner ranging from irony to apparent rage, Juvenal criticizes the actions and beliefs of many of his contemporaries, providing insight more into value systems and questions of morality and less into the realities of Roman life. The author employs outright obscenity less frequently than Martial or Catullus, but the scenes painted in his text are no less vivid or lurid for that discretion. Fourth Delphin edition. In Latin. With notes on this edition by Ludovicus Prateus. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally worn, with loss to the spine and rubbing to the board. Frontboard is missing. Internally, firmly bound. Numerous ink signatures to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with just some slight marginal browning and scattered light spotting. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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

      London, E. Curll, 1715.. 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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        Rerum in sseren. ducum Saxoniae dicasteriis Jenensibus decisarum centuriae (I-) XV. 3 Teile in einem Band, Teile 1-und 2 in 2., Teil 3 in erster Auflage.

      Jena, Joh. Felix Bielcki, 1715 und 1701.. Ca. 21 x 17 cm. (24) S., 328 S., (96) S.; (32) S., 496 S., (96) S.; (32) S., 532 S., (86) Seiten. Pergamentband der Zeit.. In zahlreichen kurzen und meist deutschsprachigen Abhandlungen werden die Rechtsfälle geschildert. Am Schluß mit Angabe von Monat und Jahr sowie Ort, an welchem der Rechtsrat erteilt wurde. Der Jurist Lyncker (1643 Marburg/Lahn - 1726 Wien) wurde 1700 Präsident des Geheimen Rats in Weimar und ihm wurde die Oberaufsicht über die Universität Jena übertragen. 1707 erhielt er die Berufung zum Reichshofrat in Wien. Er veröffentliche zahlreiche juristische Werke. Titelvignette von Teil 1 mit Kanzleisiegel überklebt. Titelblatt von Teil 1 und Teil 3 in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Einige Blätter im Inhaltsverzeichnis in falscher Reihenfolge eingebunden. Gutes Exemplar.

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        An Account of the Conduct of Robert Earl of Oxford

      London - Anonymous, 1715. London - Anonymous, 1715 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and interesting account of the conduct of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer. Featuring decorative head and tail pieces. Robert Harley was a British politician and statesman of the late Stuart and early Georgian periods. He began his career as a Whig, before defecting to a new Tory Ministry. Between 1711 and 1714 he served as First Lord of the Treasury, effectively Queen Anne's chief minister. Condition: Rebound in a quarter calf binding with marbled boards and gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, smart, with very light fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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