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2009-12-07 03:58:16
Matthew Hale
London: Printed by E. Nutt . . . and sold by D. Browne [etc.], 1716. Modern 3/4 calf over green cloth boards, light browning, else a very good copy Second editions of two of Hale's principal works, and the first to name him on their titles, propounding the organizational schema to be adopted by Blackstone in his 'Analysis' and writing the first general history of English law in his 'History'
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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2009-11-25 15:28:58
Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668
Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1716. Printed for Bernard Lintott. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1716. Second Edition. Hardcover. Poetry; Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16],lxviii,[4],397,[7]p.,plate ; 8°. pages; THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY. Published 1716, The art of painting: by C. A. Du Fresnoy: with remarks: translated into English, with an original preface, containing a parallel between painting and poetry: by Mr. Dryden. As also a short account of the most eminent painters, both ancient and modern: by R. G. Esq; The second edition, corrected, and enlarg'd. ESTCN14578 NOTES: Parallel texts of du Fresnoy's Latin poem, 'De arte graphica', and Dryden's prose translation, modified by Charles Jervas. 'To Mr. Jervas, with Frensoy's [sic] Art of painting', in verse, is by Alexander Pope. 'Observations on The art of painting', pp.81-221, is by John Dryden. 'A short account of the most eminent painters .. By Richard Graham', pp. [241]-[404], has a special titlepage. Titlepage in red and black . Rebound in 20th century brown cloth . A very few penciled underlinings in first part of text. Perforated library stamp ( University of Illinois) , on title page , lightly embossed library stamp on first two leaves. Text clean and bright with printing dark and … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks) [Vineland, NJ, U.S.A.]
2009-10-25 00:40:26
SCHALLER, Johannes.
Köpenhamn, Ove Lynnow, 1716. 4:o. 12,+ 20,+ 238,+ (2) s. Enstaka småfläckar, sid. 161 med vita stänk. Häftad, i något nött marmorerat samtida pappersomslag, med nummeretikett av blått papper på ryggen. Äldre namnteckning daterad 1725. Från Nya Elementarskolans i Stockholm bibliotek, med dess biblioteksstämpel på titelbladet. Bibl. danica IV, sp. 44. Första upplagan. Den utkom i ytterligare fem upplagor under 1700-talet.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2009-10-15 22:07:31
Le Neve, John
London: J. Nutt, 1716. First edition. Leather Bound. Very Good +. 9 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Folio. xii + 535 numbered pages + 2 leaf index. Title page soiled, but otherwise pages clean, with all edges uncut and nice wide margins. Scattered light foxing. Library stamp of the London College of Arms, the official repository of coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families, and official copies of the records of Ulster King of Arms. Bound in later black half leather with black cloth boards which are rubbed and lightly worn, mostly at the extremities. ESTCT111946. One of the earliest and most detailed and careful investigations into apostolic succession, preferments and prebends in the English Church.
Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books [U.S.A.]
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2009-09-19 16:06:52
[London, ]. 1716 - Folio broadside. Drop-head and docket title. A fine copy. Wing C931B. L; CtY-BR in ESTC (02/17). John Hedworth (1683-1747). The complaint was heard by the Committee of Privileges and elections on 5 March 1715/6. "For that he having about six years since, purchased the inheritance of a Close, called Brough's close, in Pelton, in Com' Dunelm' which he enjoyed without interruption, 'till about July last, the said Thomas Allan, by Force, entered upon the said Close, before the Recess of this House, last Summer, and opened and sunk a pit therein, and dug great Quantities of Coals; and has since continued Working the same; and hath frequently broke down Fences, and entered the Close, with Force. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: C R Johnson Rare Book Collections (PBFA)
2009-09-16 08:19:56
Rabus, Johann Jakob, Comp
Amberg: Gedruckt bey Christian Oeser, 1716. 16mo (leaves 16.5 cm. tall), [11 leaves] (beginning with title, A1), 358 pp., double page engraving of the Council in session as frontis., single page illustration of the Virgin and Child following last page of text; paper covered light wood sides rubbed with covering chipped at one corner and rebacked with unlettered vellum but hinges still cracked, age staining and age toning throughout but frontispiece is a dark impression and text not fragile, well sewn, and entirely readable. Photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Zubal Books [U.S.A.]
2009-08-16 23:43:23
Horneck Anthony
London: London: T. And S. Chapman, 1716, 1716. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. in 18th century calf, five raised bands, label lacking, boards decorated in gilt in contemporary style with rectangle within rectangle, leather bumped and worn, but sound; small wormhole affecting part of front board and first few leaves of text, text block otherwise clean, tight and sound, frontispiece illus. of Christ taken from the Cross.. Reprint. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Bookseller: Glenbower Books [Dublin, Ireland]
2009-06-16 22:48:57
Frankfurt, Andreä 1716. 22 cm. (10), 686, (4) Seiten mit Kupfertitel von Montalegre. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung - Darlow / Moule 5143 - "The third and last of a series of Frankfort editions, called by Masch 'Biblioa Clodiana'. The first (1677) was edited by David Clodius, the second (1692) by J. H. Maius, and the third (1716) by C. G. Bürcklin. The text is mainly based on the Athias-Leusden edition of 1667" (Darlow-Moule). Kanten und Rücken etwas berieben, Rückenbezug über dem Gelenk restauriert, Stempel auf Titelblatt - Sprache / Language: Hebräisch / Hebrew -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-03-13 12:13:45
SALAZAR Y CASTRO, Luis [Valladolid, 1658]
En la Imprenta de Francisco del Hierro, Madrid 1716 - 32 cm. Pleno pergamino época (pequeña falta de material en lomo -2x1 cm.-) Lomo rotulado. Obra en dos partes, con sus respectivas portadas. Varios árboles genealógicos, algunos con añadidos manuscritos de época. Viñetas al comienzo y final de cada parte. Falto del escudo nobiliario y de última hoja del índice. 12 h.-790 pp.- 11h. En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros.
Bookseller: Boxoyo Libros S.L.
2009-03-10 10:19:19
Iulanii García Briones, Compluti, 1716. Folio, port. 2 tintas con escudo grab, 1h, 116p. Con: 'Reformación que por mandado del Rey se ha hecho en la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.', 147p (son 137, error paginación), rastros hum, óx. en margen inf. (afecta port.) Perg. - En las Constituciones se establecen, además de las prerrogativas y obligaciones de rectores, consiliarios, colegiales y capellanes, reglamentaciones sobre la vida en común de los colegiales, planes de estudios, etc. Esta ed.incluye la reforma de 1665.
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería [Madrid, Spain]
2009-03-01 00:13:42
HAUKSBEE (Francis).
Florence, Guiducci & Franchi. Esperienze fisico-meccaniche sopra varj soggetti contenenti un racconto di diversi stupendi fenomeni intorno la luce e l'elettricita producible dallo strofinamento de'corpi. Tradotta dall'idioma Inglese. Florence, Jacopo Guiducci, Santo Franchi e Stamperia Reale di Firenze, 1716. 4to. [8]f + 162p + [1] f errata. With 7 numbered engraved plates (3 folding) and a smaller unnumbered engraving bound with text. Ornamental head and tail-pieces. Vellum. "One of the most important early works on electricity, containing a description of the electrical machine with a glass cylinder (invented by Hauksbee), descriptions and illustrations of an improved air-pump of his invention, founded on his discovery of the lateral communication of motion in air and important for first showing the optical effects produced by the passage of electricity through rarefied air, which formed the starting point of modern researches, X-rays and the constitution of the atom ." (Duveen). The original English edition was published in 1709; this Italian translation is the first to be published on the Continent of Europe, the French version appearing only in 1754. The famous plates are well engraved - see the 3 reproductions in Dibner (I) Early Electrical Machines, pp16-19.Collation: *8 A-K8 [L]. This edition, the second published after that of London in 1709. was "the version chiefly read in France [and] used by the pioneer electrician C. F. de Cisternay Dufay" [Dictionary of Scientific Biography]. Hauksbee (c. 1660 - 1713),natural philosopher and scientist, was best known for his … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2009-01-28 01:11:18
CHEZ RIGAUD - NOUVELLE EDITION, 1716. 481 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe en noir et blanc. Tranches rouges. 4 caissons dorés sur le dos. Cadre doré sur les plats. Couverture, cuir marron marbré. Manque la pièce de tomaison et la pièce de titre. Sur la parole de Dieu, Sur l'amour de Dieu, Sur l'état de la Grace, sur l'état du péché, sur la conversation de magdelaine, sur le jugement téméraire, sur la communion paschale... In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 252-Sermons. .
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2009-01-28 01:11:18
CHEZ RIGAUD, 1716. 481 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe en noir et blanc. Tranches rouges. 4 caissons dorés sur le dos. Cadre doré sur les plats. Couverture, cuir marron marbré. Manque la pièce de tomaison et la pièce de titre. Sur la parole de Dieu, Sur l'amour de Dieu, Sur l'état de la Grace, sur l'état du péché, sur la conversation de magdelaine, sur le jugement téméraire, sur la communion paschale... In-12 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 252-Sermons. .
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2009-01-28 01:11:18
CHEZ RIGAUD - NOUVELLE EDITION, 1716. 546 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe en noir et blanc. Tranches rouges. Pièce de titre noire. Titre, 4 caissons dorés sur le dos. Cadre doré sur les plats. Couverture, cuir marron marbré. Manque la pièce de tomaison. Sur la mort, sur la communion, sur la cérémonie des cendres, sur l'aumône, sur les tentations, sur le jugement de Dieu, Sur la religion chrétienne, Sur la pière,n sur la prédestination. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 252-Sermons. .
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2009-01-26 02:14:54
Stgt J G Rösslin, 1716. 9 Bll., 498 S., 116 nn. Bll., 1 (w.) Bl. Pergamentband der Zeit Satzspiegel in Kleinoktav (ca. 15 cm Höhe), dadurch entstand ein außerordentlich breiter Rand für Notizen. - Einband fleckig, ein Außengelenk am Fuß eingerissen. Stockflecken. Stellenweise Marginalien von alter Hand. Gewicht (Gramm): 900
Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K. [Stuttgart, Germany]
2009-01-07 12:04:45
Schmier, Franz
Salzburg, Mayr 1716. 33 cm. 3 Bände in 2; (9) Blatt (= Verfasser-Porträt und 16 S.), 595, (49) S.; (4), 854, (74) S.; (4), 277, (37) Seiten mit 1 gestochenen Porträt und 2 Übersichtstafeln, Titel rot und schwarz. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - NDB 23, 230 - LThK IX, 287 - Stintzing / Landsb. III/I, 37 (vgl.) - Erstausgabe. "Sein kanonistisches Hauptwerk ... wird als die bedeutendste Leistung eines Benediktiners auf dem Gebiet des Kirchenrechts bewertet ... Schmier gilt als kanonistischer Klassiker des 18. Jahrhunderts und darüber hinaus als katholischer Universaljurist" (NDB). Schmier (1680 - 1728) setzte für seine Universität einen Lehrstuhl für allgemeines Staats- und Völkerrecht durch. Band 1: Complectens Librum I. Decretalium; Band 2: Complectens Librum II. & III. Decretalium; Band 3: Complectens Librum IV. & V. Decretalium. Band 3 mit 2 Übersichtstafeln: "Arbor Consanguinatis" (zu S. 120) und "Arbor Affinitatis" (zu S. 126). Einbände etwas fleckig, StaV., auf dem Titel zeitgenössischer Besitzeintrag - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2008-12-06 21:24:09
VITALE Pietro.
Palermo, Antonino Epiro 1716 - VITALE Pietro. Deputatione di nuove gabelle fondata nel pubblico Conseglio dell'anno 1648. Confermata da più ordini reali conservata nelle sue prerogative da più atti viceregi. Palermo, Antonino Epiro, 1716. In 8vo; pp.6 n.nn., 190. Testate, capilettera e finaletti silografati. Pergamena coeva. Un'accurata disamina delle condizioni di vita del popolo palermitano attraverso lo studio delle disposizioni amministrative in vigore in Sicilia. Narbone II, pag. 165; Mira II, pag. 470. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
2008-12-03 19:05:02
Eller några nya mathematiska och physicaliska försök och anmerckningar för åhr 1716: som herr assess. Pollheimer och andre sinrike i Swerige hafwa giordt och nu tid efter annan til almen nytto lemna. (I)-IV. Uppsala, J. H. Werner, 1716. 4:o. (8),23 s. & 3 utvikbara grav. plr + (2),25-40 s. & 1 tryckt tabell & 1 utvikbar grav. plansch + 41-64 s. & 2 grav. plr, varav 1 är utvikbar + 65-99 s. Fint pergamentbd med rödbrun titeletikett i skinn och röda snitt (B. Middleton). Pärmarna ngt solkiga och etiketten ngt missfärgad. Lätt lagerfläckig i marginalerna. Liten fläck nederst på s. (7-8) och 69-71. Första planschen i andra delen med lagade revor. Skrivpappersex. Saknar två planscher och de två sista delarna.. Lundstedt 11. Hyde 58-61. Stroh & Ekelöf 15. Ytterligare två delar utkom 1717 respektive 1718. Titelbladet och förordet finns i flera varianter. Detta är ett samlingstitelblad som ersatte de tidigare och har ett citat som börjar "Dædalus en auras carpit" samt är försett med ett register till de fyra delarna. Utgavs av Vetenskapssocietetens föregångare sällskapet Collegium curiosorum genom Emanuel Swedberg, adlad Swedenborg, som också skrivit det mesta i publikationen, ofta med utgångspunkt i hans läromästare Polhems uppfinningar, rön och försök. Bland Swedenborgs egna uppsatser märks hans "Utkast til en machine at flyga i wädret" på s. 80-83. Även Lars Roberg och Johan Vallerius bidrog med varsin uppsats. Det intressanta och sällsynta arbetet, som av Lindroth betecknas som "vårt lands första vetenskapliga tidskrift" lades ned i brist på prenumeranter. Den utgavs i faksimil … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström
2008-12-01 17:00:01
DUGDALE, Sir William
London: Published by Edward Maynard, DD. Printed by George James, for Jonah Bowyer, 1716. London: Published by Edward Maynard, DD. Printed by George James, for Jonah Bowyer. 1716. Second edition, corrected and enlarged by the Author's own hand. To which is prefixed his Life, written by himself. ALSO: Appendix in Historiam Ecclesiae Cathedralis S. Pauli; Diversa, Ad majorem istius operis illustrationem continens. AND: A Brief Historical Account of the Cathedrals of York, Durham and Carlisle; as also the principal collegiate churches in the Province of York. Extracted from authentic records, and other authorities (Bowyer, London, 1715). Folio. xxiii, 210pp, 11 plates (9 folding), 29 full-page engravings by W. Hollar and J. Harris / 76pp (last blank) / 88pp / [20]pp (Index), [2]pp (list of subscribers), [2]pp (errata/directions to binder). Misnumbering of pages has 51/52 repeated and 117/118 omitted, but no pages missing. Contemporary full calf, spine decorated in gilt with raised bands, gilt rules on the boards. The spine is dulled and has classification number written at the foot, extremities slightly rubbed, upper joint cracked above and below the top and bottom raised band, but binding solid, slight surface wear to the leather, but in very good condition. Bookplates on front paste-down (Ex Libris / SSM Kelham, with classification number written on the plate) and fep (Frances Louisa Swayne). The title-page heavily browned and brittle around the margins, the following leaf less so, some scattered foxing and offsetting throughout, but generally clean and in good conditi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers [Australia]
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2008-11-27 16:04:59
Fabricius ab Aquapendente, Hieronymus
. Nun aber aus dem Lateinischen ins Teutsche übersetztet duch Johannem Scultetum. - Nürnberg, J.D.Tauber, 1716, 4°, (44), 381, (11) + 358, 21, (18) pp., Frontispiz u. 9 doppelblattgrosse Kupferstichtafeln, Halbpergameinteinband.. "Fabricius describes the extraction of teeth, showing good pictures of forceps. He also refers to the filling of teeth with gold leaves." Prinz - DIE DEUTSCHE AUSGABE = EIN RARISSIMUM - Seltene deutsche Ausgabe eines Klassikers der Chirurgie! - Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente (1537-1619), ein Schüler Fallopius', war einer der größten Anatomen und ein berühmter Renaissance-Chirurg. Er baute auf eigene Kosten das prachtvolle anatomische Theater in Padua, das noch heute zu besichtigen ist. Er war der Lehrer des jungen Harvey und hat ihm entscheidende Anregungen (Venenklappen) zu seiner großen Entdeckung vermittelt. Die einzige Abbildung in Harveys berühmter Schrift über den Blutkreislauf stammt aus einem anatomischen Werk seines Meisters. Durch den Einfluß des Fabricius wurde Padua zur berühmtesten Medizinerschule Europas. - Seine "Opera chirurgica" war für lange Jahre und für viele Chirurgengenerationen eine Fundgrube praktischen Wissens. Im 1.Teil des vorliegenden Werkes beschreibt der Autor die krankhaften Geschwülste, Fisteln, heissen und kalten Brand, die Hernien, Bauch- und Thoraxwunden, sowie ausführlich Frakturen und Luxationen, etc. Im 2.Teil behandelt er die chirurgischen Operationen in der alten Ordnung "a capite ad calcem" - vom Kopf bis Fuß. Von der Technik der Trepanation über Tracheotomie und Steinschnitt bis hin zu orthopädischen … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S
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2008-11-15 21:39:00
GAY, John
Bernard Lintott [1716], London. Octavo (5-1/2" x 8-3/4") bound in full polished calf with gilt-ruled borders and gilt dentelles by F. Bedford. One of only 250 copies of the Large Paper Issue with the engraved headpiece and ornaments. Gay's best remembered poem and thought by many to be the greatest poem written on life in London in English literature. This copy has a most distinguished provenance with the bookplates of Helen Hay Whitney on the front free endpaper and those of Henry & Elizabeth Mary Collins and Robert Hoe on the front pastedown. On the front blank are several neat older notes establishing an earlier provenance including "Heber's 4th sale 1834. No. 889" and "From Dr. Bliss's Sale. 3 July 1858." In a very small hand might be a reference to the 1803 sale of the John Woodhouse library. Clean copy recently and sympathetically rebacked with gilt decorations and the original burgundy gilt-lettered morocco spine label. A lovely copy with a distinguished provenance [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
2008-10-25 17:25:40
Anacréon et De Sapho (traduction Madame Dacier)
La Veuve De Paul Marret, Amsterdam, 1716. Texte grec et français. Nouvelle édition augmentée des notes latines de M Le Fevre et de la traduction en vers françois de M De La Fosse, sur la seconde Edition faite à Paris en 1706. Frontispice, 2 pages de titre, épitre -8 p, préface - 10 p, vie d'Anacréon - 8 p, poesies - odes - 304 p, traduction de M De La Fosse: préface et vie d'Anacréon - 24 p, odes d'Anacréon - 106 p. Reliure d'époque, coins emoussés et mors légèrement fendu au pied du 1er plat [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Domifasol [charbonnieres, France]
2008-08-21 18:12:18
Estevan Dolz de Castellar
González Reyes, Madrid, 1716. pergamino . Meses Octubre a Diciembre. 447 págs.
Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA [Zaragoza, Spain]
2008-08-16 12:39:52
KIP, John (1719-1804)
London: David Mortier, 1716-1715.-London: J. Groenewegen and N. Prevost, 1728. Together five volumes. Folio (20 x 13 inches). Title-pages printed in red and black, four with engraved vignettes of the Royal coat-of-arms, 336 FINE numbered engraved plates, most double-page, some folding, after Leonard Knyff, Robert Atkyns, James Collins, David Loggon, William Emmett, David Lockley, James Simon, Wenceslaus Hollar, Henry Winstanley and others (a few plates close-cropped with occasional slight loss). Uniform contemporary mottled calf, spines in eight compartments with seven raised bands, red morocco lettering pieces in two, the others decorated in gilt (rebacked preserving the original spines by the Eddington bindery). Provenance: Bookplate of Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), Library of Important Atlases and Geographies. A MAGNIFICENT AND COMPLETE COPY, of Kip's celebrated work surveying the country houses, gardens and parks of the Augustan age. Also including fine plates of the royal palaces, naval towns (Harwich, Chatham, Rochester, Portsmouth, Plymouth and the Eddystone Lighthouse), cathedrals, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge, and large panoramic views of London, Westminster, Oxford and Cambridge. First published in 1707 when David Mortier issued the first 80 plates under the title "Britannia Illustrata". A French translation as "Nouveau Theatre." appeared in 1708. The work expanded over time with the addition of an atlas "Atlas Anglois" (not present here), published and sold separately after 1714 when Mortier acquired the Schenk and Val … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2008-03-28 08:50:12
[La Compagnie du Castor] Claude de Ramezay, Sieur Nicolas de la Lanouillier, and 9 others.
Montreal: August 27, 1716. Good/In 1715, the Compagnie du Castor, directed by Nicolas de la Lanouillier, retained the monopoly on the beaver trade in Canada. The company failed to honor its bills of exchange that year, and failed in all of its payments the following spring. The company scrambled to hire intermediary suppliers to deal with the rough trappers and traders at the bottom of the fur trade, but the middlemen refused to function without guarantees of payment. The present document is a declaration made by the company director in the presence of (no less than!) the acting governor of New France, Claude de Ramezay, that a certain supplier named Brire, "who does not know how to write," delivered 190 packs of dry beaver weighing 120 pounds each, and that it was duly noted in the Bureau of Beaver Inventory (Bureau de la Recette des Castors) in Montreal. The document is signed by Lanouillier, Ramezay, and several prominent merchants. There is a note of panic in the assembly of big shots to guarantee a transaction between the monopoly and an illiterate trader. By 1720, the Compagnie du Castor was amalgamated into the Compagnie des Indes. . 1 leaf folio (35cm); torn at bottom edge with loss of text at lower right of recto and damage to signatures at lower left of verso. Repaired with blank white paper, which has toned to tan. Main text and signatures still present and legible. Condition noted. Reference: Lande, Political Economy of New France, #214. [Attributes: Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio [United States]
2008-02-04 18:45:55
[Petyt, George]:
New York: William and Andrew Bradford, 1716.. [6],184pp. (pp.30-32 misnumbered 28-30; p.73 misnumbered 23). 12mo. Contemporary American binding of calf over boards, ruled in blind in a double fillet windowpane pattern. Spine nearly perished, boards held tenderly by cords, calf on boards worn and stripped. Upper third of titlepage in facsimile. Age-toned. Two worm holes in lower margin, both beginning at start of text and one extending to the "G" signature, the other to the "I" signature. Withal, a very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. First American printing, and a very early New York imprint, of this treatise on the powers, procedures, and activities of the Parliament, originally published in London in 1690. A very thorough description on the workings of the English political system, which would have been of great interest in the colonies. This is one of the very few Bradford imprints that list the names of both father and son. "We are unable to trace the sale of any copy (except Mr W. Menzies') of this most rare book" - Sabin. The Menzies copy sold for a remarkable $27 in 1875. Authorship is ascribed by Evans. The North American Imprints Project locates twelve copies. Rare on the market, and in an early American binding, likely done by William Bradford's own shop. EVANS 1850. NAIP w013590. COHEN 5802. SABIN 58055. MENZIES SALE 1531. BRINLEY SALE 3430.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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