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        MÜNCHEN. - Nymphenburg. "Prospect und Perspectiv deß Churfürstl. Schlosses zu Nymphenburg samt denen neben gebäuden, wie selbes samt denen parterres und anfang deß Canals anzusehen". Hauptansicht von der Gartenseite.

      - Kupferstich von Corvinus nach Disel bei Wolff, Augsburg, um 1717, 23,5 x 35,5 cm. Lentner 2040. - Aus "Erlustirende Augenweide". - Nur im Rand kleine hinterlegte Löchlein, sonst tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Neue Lustige und Vollständige Jagd-Kunst wohl 1717

      o A - "So wohl von denen Vögeln als auch andern Thieren." 512 Seiten mit 32 seitigem "Anhang zur Jagdkunst. Das ist: Curieuse Nachricht von denen Canarienvögeln (.)" Sehr wurmstichig, ohne Rücken, hinterer Buchdeckel lose. Innenteil gut lesbar, außer Titelblatt

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        Veduta della Chiesa Ducale di S. Marco

      1717. Acquaforte firmata in lastra in basso a destra dal Lovisa, in basso a sinistra dall'incisore Filippo Vasconi. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, con ampi margini, tracce di piega centrale verticale, leggere bruniture nei margini, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Tratta dal "Il Gran Teatro di Venezia ovvero descrizione esatta di cento delle più insigni prospettive e di altretante celebri pitture della medesima città", pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1717 dal Lovisa, editore in Venezia nella prima metà del XVIII secolo. Composta di circa 200 incisioni, l'opera riproduce particolari della città e lavori dei maggiori artisti veneziani. Taken from "Il Gran Teatro di Venezia ovvero descrizione esatta di cento delle più insigni prospettive e di altretante celebri pitture della medesima città" (The Great Theatre of Venice or the accurate description of the most significant views and beautiful paintings in this city). This work comprises about two hundred prints and was published for the first time in 1717 by Lovisa, editor in Venice in the first half of the XVIII century.Etching, circa 1717, signed on plate at lower right by Lovisa and at lower left by the engraver Filippo Vasconi. Magnificent proof, printed on contemporary laid paper without watermark, wide margins, traces of vertical central fold, light staining at margins, overall in very good conditions. 490 345

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        Gotha. - Schloss Friedenstein. - "Prospect des Thüringer Waldes, wie solcher auf dem Schloß Friedenstein nebenst denen Gegenden sich fürstellet".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1717. 24,5 x 38,5 cm (Darstellung ) / 33 x 42,5 cm (Blatt). Mittig oben in der Darstellung auf einem Spruchband betitelt. Unterhalb mit einer Legende A-EE versehen. - Dekorative Ansicht der Waldlandschaft um das Schloss Friedenstein, mit zahlreichen Staffagefiguren. - Blatt leicht gebräunt und fleckig. Auf zartem Papier gedruckt, mit kleineren Randläsuren. Unten links kleiner hinterlegter Papierverlust, unten rechts mit Knickspuren. Rechte obere Ecke leicht bestoßen. Unten eng beschnitten. Insgesamt in einem gutem Erhaltungszustand.

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz]
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        Shinsen zoho Kyo oezu (A newly revised map of Kyoto & its surroundings) hand-coloured, woodblock printed map

      Kyoto , Hayashi-Yoshinaga c1714-1717 - (Japan) Hayashi, Yoshinaga (publisher). Shinsen zoho Kyo oezu (A newly revised map of Kyoto & its surroundings) Kyo (Kyoto) Hayashi-shi Yoshinaga, c 1714-1717. Handcoloured woodblock printed map.(Overall size: 124 x 162cm; print area: 121 x158.8 cm) Surrounding mountain-scape outlined pictorially in shades of red, green and mauve; water-ways and city streets in yellow. With descriptions of main temples and shines, distance charts, indexes. Text in Japanese. Folded in original blue paper wrapper on soft cardboard (23.5 x 15.8cm); calligraphic title slip pasted on upper cover; edges worn; some wear and minor damage to intersecting folds, a few small tears, occasional light stains, but generally well preserved. Cloth folder. A large, revised 18th century tourist guide-map of Kyoto as imperial capital documenting the city in its prime before its destruction in the great fire of 1788. The Chinese influenced grid pattern layout is marked by a central axis from the south to the Imperial Palace in the north east. The guide contains entries on the residences of the daimyo, or feudal lords, and on the origins and history of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines with details of sizes and location of individual Buddhas; including a number of world heritage sites : Golden Pavillion (north west), ‘Enryaku-ji’ temple (north east), ‘Kiyomukzu’ temple, and ‘SanjÅ«sangen-Dō’ (Temple of a 1000 Buddhas)(south east). Charts indicate distances from the Sanjo Obashi bridge on the Kamo river (south). The publisher, Yoshinaga Hayashi, moved from Osaka, and here gives his new address in Kyoto. Yamashita, Japanese Maps, page 132; Kazutaka Unno, History of Cartography, Book 2, Volume 2, page 346; Namba, Old maps of Japan, 68; cf. UC Berkeley, Japanese Historical Maps, (numerous editions). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Simon, Richard Le Grand dictionnaire de la Bible

      JEAN CERTE LYON, 1717. Simon, Richard , , Le Grand dictionnaire de la Bible ou Explication litterale et historique de tous le mots propres du Vieux et Nouveau Testament, avec la vie et les actions des principaux personnages tirees de l'ecriture et de l'histoire des Juifs ... Par Simon ... Tome premier ( - second) con 6 tavole f.t pag 755 - 746 rilegato in piena pergamena dimensioni : cm.41 x 28.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Ermete Trismegisto]
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        The retir’d gardener. In six parts.

      London, J. Tonson 1717 - The retir’d gardener. In six parts. The two first being dialogues between a gentleman and gardener. Containing the methods of making . and improving a fruit and kitchen-garden . The four last parts treat of the manner of . adorning gardens; explaining the art of making and disposing of parterres, arbours or greens, wood-works, arches, columns and other compartments proper for the most beautiful gardens and plantations. London, J. Tonson, 1717. 8vo. [16] + 432 + 8p. Engraved frontispiece by M. van der Gucht after L. Laguerre, 20 engraved plates, woodcuts in text. Contemporary decorative panelled calf; lower spine strengthened. A rich source of information on contemporary horticultural practice, and garden design much influenced by French models. London and Wise owned the celebrated Brompton Park nursery from circa 1688 to 1714, and supplied most of the large estates with plants and trees; the nursery was highly recommended by John Evelyn. Wise was ‘master gardener’to Queen Anne, whilst London travelled the country giving advice on gardens including Chatsworth, Longleat and Castle Howard. The present work is advertised as a translation of two French works (those of François Gentil and Louis Liger) but with ‘several alterations and additions proper for our English culture’. This second edition revised by Joseph Carpenter who became a partner in the nursery in 1714, gives more details of English practice, tree-planting schemes and fruit preferences than the first published 1706 edition, and is considered of more use to the real gardener. There is a list of fruits and catalogue of seeds available at the Brompton nursery. Among the attractive plates are several of parterres, allées and garden layouts with topiary and fountains; arbours and covered walks are illustrated in an elm-entwined portico and a ‘gallery’of hornbeam (the text notes that the English would use lime). A handsome copy in contemporary binding, very faint toning only to one or two leaves. Henrey 990. See also David Green, Gardener to Queen Anne, 1958. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Works of Alexander Pope

      W. Bowyer, for Jacob Tonson at Shakespeare's Head in the Strand, and Bernard Lintot between the Temple-Gates in Fleetstreet, London 1717 - Very Good hardcover first edition. No DJ (ha, ha). This is the quarto version (alphabetical letters appear at the bottom of every 4th page as a guide to the bookbinder), 11.75" x 7.75", of Alexander Pope¿s iconic masterpiece of marketing and poetic achievement. You may see this volume bundled (even in upscale auction houses such as Bauman¿s) as volume one of four volumes, but that is an anachronism! Pope gambled on an audacious move in 1717 by publishing his ¿Collected Works¿ at the raw young age of 29. He was already a significant force in the English literary world, but, just as today, only venerated masters at the ends of their careers published ¿Collected Works.¿ Pope broke that mold in 1717, but there was no volume 2 or 3 or 4 because he had written nothing else at that point! Nothing! It was a marketing ploy that worked beautifully for him. He was regarded from that year onward as an author with classic status. Several new works were published here for the first time, including ¿Eloisa to Abelard,¿ and ¿Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady.¿ Truly a landmark volume in the history of literature and publishing. Folding frontis, [32], 408 pp. Early calf boards, rebacked, boards with wear and chipping to corners and edges. Frontis with long closed tear and one old repair to verso, 19th c. ownership signatures and dates to title page and front end paper, some light foxing and toning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Ramsey Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Insignum theoria seu Operis Heraldici. Pars generalis . / Pars specialis. [Beide Bände mit handschr. Besitzervermerk des Otto Hupp, dat. 1902)]

      Ex Officina Zunneraniana, bei Johannes Adam Jung, Frankfurt a.M. 1717. - je 2. Auflage, in lateinischer Sprache, 4°, fester Kartoneinband der Zeit. Textseiten: 6 Bl., 368 St., 35 Bl. Index / 7 Bl., 778 (richtig 776) St., 16 Bl. Index. Abb.: 2 Holzschnitt-Titelvignetten, 2 Kupfertitel (dat. 1690 und 1680). Und 58 Blatt Kupfertafeln (23 in Bd. 1, 35 in Bd. 2). je mit handschr. Besitzervermerk des Otto Hupp (un dder Kranich.Vignette) auf Deckeln vorne innen oben, darunter je Ex-Libris eines späteren Eigners, Einbände etwas fleckig und mit Abwetzungen und Abplatzungen, Blöcke minim fleckig und partiell barunverfärbt, sonst schön [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cassiodor Antiquariat]
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        Introduction a la Geographie. Avec une Description Historique Sur touttes les parties de la Terre. Augmentée des Longitudes et Latitudes des Principales Villes. Suivant des dernieres observations.

      Paris, Danet-Gendre de l`Auteur, 1717. Seconde Edition. 197 S., 3 Bl. Brauner Original-Ganzlederband auf fünf Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel sowie filigraner goldgeprägter Ornamentik; marmorierter Buchschnitt. Mit Titelkupfer (Weltkarte), sechs Kopf- bzw. Schlußvignetten (vier davon farbig) sowie einer mehrfach gefalteten Kupferstichkarte, die drei Globen (Globe celeste; Sphere artificielle; Globe terrestre) zeigt (weitere Faltkarten nicht enthalten). Einführung in die Geographie des französischen Kartographen und Kupferstechers Nicolas de Fer (1646 - 1720). Fer übernahm nach dem Tode seines Vaters 1673 dessen Verlag und spezialisierte das Unternehmen in der Folgezeit auf die Herstellung von Atlanten und anderweitigen geographisch-kartographischen Werken. Fer, der gute Beziehungen zum französischen Hof unterhielt, avancierte 1691 zum offiziellen Geographen des Dauphin von Frankreich, später sogar zum Geographen des Königs selbst. Der hübsch gestaltete Ganzlederband in sehr gutem Zustand, allenfalls leicht berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Auch innen sehr gutes Exemplar; Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei (very good copy; copie tres bonne). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Further photos on the website of the antiquarian bookstore (please quote the article number on the supply side in the search box). Plus de photos sur le site web du librairie antiquaire (s`il vous plaît mentionner le numéro de l`article sur le côté de l`offre dans la zone de recherche). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Geografie Geographie Reisebeschreibung Länderkunde Weltreise

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        Diverses Observations du Droit, divisées en cinq livres. Le Premier desquels contient plusieurs notables recherches des Offices des Notaires, & Tabellions Royaux, Protonotaires, Secretaires du Roy, Greffiers et autres semblables. Les Quatre Livres suivans traitent des matières Contractuelles, & Testamentaires, enrichies de l'Histoire et des Antiquitez Romaines.

      Chez N. De la Court, G. Boudé - Boe, 1717. Oeuvre très utile à tous Jurisconsultes, Nouvelle Edition revûë, corrigée & augmentée des Notes de feu M. Faulte, Avocat au Parlement de Bordeaux, & de plusieurs Remarques de la Jurisprudence de ce Parlement, 1 vol. in - 4 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs, Chez N. De la Court, G. Boudé - Boe, Bordeaux, 1717, 7 ff., 1 f. blanc, 655 pp. et 12 ff. n. ch. (tables) La première édition date de 1628 (Camus & Dupin, 1819, 973). Etat satisfaisant (rel. fort. frottées avec forts accrocs en coiffe, bon état intérieur). Français

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        Histoire des variations des Eglises protestantes. Avertissemens aux protestans sur les lettres du Ministre Jurieu contre l'Histoire des variations

      Chez Guillaume Desprez et Jean Desessartz, 1717. - Chez Guillaume Desprez et Jean Desessartz, Paris 1717, in-12 (10x17cm), (1) xxxiii (7) 509pp. (27) et (10) 510pp. (30) et (24) 682pp. (2), 3 volumes reliés. - Nuova edizione, dopo l'edizione originale pubblicata nel 1688 in due volumi in 4. Vitello granito completo marrone anticato. Torna con cinque nervi ornati di gioielli e scatole d'oro, parti del titolo e numero del volume di marocchino rosso, evidenziato con tagli calde pizzo. Tutti i bordi rossi. Due tappi di testa sfilacciato, una coda distaccata del primo centro del volume che serve e gli angoli molto leggermente urtato. Alcune delle principali opere di Bossuet, in cui l'autore riassume la polemica contro la chiesa protestante da un concetto chiave: variazione. E per di più variazioni sulla stessa dottrina, dobbiamo dimostrare che la chiesa protestante non può essere la Chiesa di Cristo e custode della fede. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après l'édition originale parue en 1688 en 2 volumes in 4. Reliure en plein veau brun granité d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, coupes soulignées d'une dentelle à chaud. Toutes tranches rouges. Deux coiffes de tête élimées, un tranchefil désolidarisé en queue du premier tome et coins très légèrement émoussés. Unes des oeuvres majeures de Bossuet, dans lequel l'auteur résume les controverses contre l'église protestante par un concept clé : la variation. Les destinées multiples et les variations autour d'une même doctrine doivent nous démontrer que l'église protestante ne saurait être l'église du Christ et le dépositaire de la foi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Clavis linguae sanctae: aditum aperiens, vocum radices juxta ordinem alphabeticum exhibens, quæ deperditæ visæ sunt, ex lingua chaldaica, syriaca, samaritana, arabica et aethiopica restituens ; vocum significationes tum generales, tum speciales, ordine concinno exhibens ; tam tironum, quam homiletices et exegeseos cultorum studiis apprime inserviens ac subinde concordantiarum vicem supplens ; cum indice vocum, cui accedit breve dictionarum chaldæo-rabbinicum

      Apud Ioh. Felicem Bielckium, Ienae 1717 - Large octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4"). [16], 1348, [46]pp (Index); 160pp (Dictionarum breve Chaldæo-Rabbinicum). Contemporary full vellum, with handwritten title in ink to spine. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by C. Fritzsche. Publisher's device to title page. Decorative initials, head-, and tailpieces.First edition of Christian Stock's "Clavis linguae sanctae," a Latin-Hebrew lexicon providing definitions and meaning of Biblical words found in the original Old Testament.Includes a Chaldean-Hebrew dictionary at the end of the book.Vellum binding partly darkened. Closed tears along lower front joint. Front hinge starting. Previous owners' bookplates on inside of front cover (William Joseph Connery), and front free endpaper (Wm. R. Blumenthal). Previous owners' names and stamps in ink on front free endpaper. Minor worming to lower margin of front free endpaper and engraved frontispiece (not affecting lettering or image). Minor to moderate foxing along lower margin of pp. 400-1120. Text in Latin. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. About the author: Christian Stock (1672-1733) was a celebrated scholar and Orientalist who became professor at Iena in 1717. His most important works are: "Disputationes de poenis Hebrosorum capitalibus," "Clavis Linguae Sanctae Veteris Testamentis," and "Clavis Linguae Sanctae Novi Testamenti." The last two were so popular that they went through several editions, and were later improved and enlarged. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vue General de la Maison du plaisance, de Sa Majesté Le Roy de Prusse, nommé mon Byoux, Batie devant Berlin sur la Spreé. Von Eosander de Göthe / J. Böcklin:

      Theatrum Europaeum, 1717, 70 x 46 cm. Oben relativ eng beschnitten (ca. 0,6cm), zwei leichte senkrechte Knickfalten, unten gut restaurierter Einriss. Sonst insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Kupferstich. Blick auf Schloss Monbijou aus Sicht der Spree. Sehr detailreiche Darstellung der Gartenanlage, mit einer Vielzahl von Büschen und Bäumen, sowie genauso detailreiche Darstellung der Architektur des Schlosses, Statuen und Ornamente über dem Hauptportal. Um das Schloß weitläufige Landschaftsdarstellung der Umgebung. Vor dem Schloss einige wandelnde Herrschaften, auf der Spree einige Boote, sehr detailreiche Reflexionen auf dem Wasser, siehe Foto. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        Tractatus de Judaeis eorum privilegiis, observantia, et recto intellectu, continens pignoras, usuras, testimonia, testamenta, juramenta, successiones ... latrocinia & eorum receptatores, delicta carnis Judaei cum Christianam, vel Christiani cum Judaeam ... potestate rabbinorum, Judaeorum lauda, baptizatos invitis parentibus, vel ipsis offerentibus, neophytos, sive ad fidem sincere conversos, & iura eis debita in bonis parentum, baptismum simulantes, aut redeuntes ad Judaismum

      typis Joannis Francisci Mairesse, & Joannis Radix, 1717. In - folio (335x210mm), pp. (20), 387, (1), legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con dorso a 6 nervi rilevati con titolo in oro su tassello in pelle rossa. Tagli spruzzati. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero. Dedicatoria a Vittorio Amedeo II. Testatine, capilettera e culs - de - lampe ornati od istoriati incisi in xilografia. Precedono alcuni componimenti latini di dedica all'autore dell'agostiniano torinese Pietro Paolo Quaglino, del vigonese Onorato Gay e del sacerdote torinese Francesco Saverio Mercandino. Privilegi e indici preliminari. Una piccola reintegrazione al piatto posteriore. Bell'esemplare. Prima e unica edizione di monumentale trattato sulla condizione giuridica e sugli ebrei nel Regno di Sardegna sotto Vittorio Amedeo II. Annota Giuseppe Ricuperati: "Giuseppe Sessa, un viceconservatore, entrato presto in contrasto con la comunità di Torino, descrive nel Tractatus de Judaeis la sua esperienza, traducendola in Tratato de privilegi concessi alli ebrei.. D'altro canto, in un consulto al sovrano la Camera dei conti spiegava che la ragion comune vale anche per gli ebrei e dava una più aggiornata definizione della tolleranza nei loro confronti: partecipando pur essi della natura umana, corre obbligo di soccorrerli e sollevarli nelle loro necessità e pesi, riprovato il troppo rigoroso sentimento di chi scrive non si debba a loro riguardo né equità né compatimenti, opinione troppo ripugnante alla pietà e clemenza di Vostra Maestà ? " (Storia di Torino, V, p. 473.). Milano, Bibliotheca Historica Italo - Judaica, Supplemento 1954 - 1963, 2054c. Non in Manno. Latino

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      - COMPOSTA PELO PADRE ANTONIO CORDEYRO da Companha de JESUS, Insulano tambem da Ilha Terceyra, & em idade de 76. annos, PARA A CONFIRMAC,AM DOS BONS costumes, assim moraes, como sobrenaturaes, dos nobres antepassados Insulanos, nos presentes, & futuros, Descendentes seus, & só para a salvaçaõ de suas almas, & mayor gloria de Deos. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, Na Officina de ANTONIO PEDROZO GALRAM; Anno 1717. In folio (de 27,5x20 cm) com [xvi]-528 págs. Encadernação do século XVIII com restauro da época na lombada e cantos. Exemplar com pequena assinatura de posse, coeva e manuscrita na folha de rosto sem afectar a mancha gráfica: ?Antonio Maria de Souza Lobo? Obra única no seu género que descreve no livro primeiro ?Da creaçaõ das Ilhas Occidentaes, tocantes à Monarchia Portugueza? a Atlântida e a sua relação com os primeiros reis de Espanha e Portugal e a descendência dos mesmos. O descobrimento, a geografia e a história das ilhas atlânticas. A fundação de Lisboa, Santarém, Braga, Coimbra, Aveiro e Lagos. As grandes secas e incêndios da Hispânia. Os povos celtas, cartagineses, lacónicos (espartanos), gregos, os romanos e seus combates com Viriato e Sertório. A presença de Júlio César em Portugal e o império de Augusto César unido com Portugal. O livro segundo ?Das ilhas Canarias, & das de Cabo Verde?: destaque para o capítulo ?Do direyto de Portugal às Canárias? O livro terceiro ?Das ilhas de Porto Santo, & Madeyra? Livro quarto ?Da ilha de Santa Maria, que das nove dos Açores foy a primeira que se descubrio? O livro quinto ?Da ilha de Saõ Miguel? O livro sexto ?Da ilha Terceyra, cabeça das Terceyras. O livro sétimo ?Das ilhas de Saõ Jorge, & graciosa. O livro oitavo ?Das Ilhas do Fayal, & Pico? O livro nono ?Das Ilhas, Flores, & Corvo, & das que se espera descobrir de novo.? CORDEIRO, António. HISTORY OF THE PORTUGUESE ISLANDS in the Atlantic Ocean, COMPOSED BY FATHER ANTONIO CORDEYRO of the Society of Jesus [?], In Officina de [workshop of] ANTONIO PEDROZO GALRAM; Anno [year] 1717. In folio (27.5 x 20 cm) with [xvi]-528 pps. 18th century binding with contemporary restoration of spine and corners. Copy with a small contemporary handwritten ownership label stating: ?Antonio Maria de Souza Lobo? A unique work composed of 9 books, each with several chapters. The first book describes the creation of the Azores Islands; Atlantis and its connection to the kings of Portugal and Spain, and their descendants; the discovery of the islands, geography and history; the founding of the cities of Lisbon, Santarém, Braga, Coimbra, Aveiro and Lagos; the big droughts and the great fires in Spain; the Celts, Carthaginians, Spartans, Greeks, the Romans and their battles with Viriato and Sertório; the presence of Julius Caesar in Portugal and the Empire of Augustus Caesar united with Portugal. In the second book, about the Canary and Cape Verde Islands, a chapter stands out describing how Portugal was entitled to ?own? the Canary Islands. The third book speaks about the Islands of Porto Santo and Madeira. The fourth book addresses the Island of Santa Maria, the first of the Azores Islands to be discovered. The books six to eight address, respectively the Islands of São Miguel, Terceira, São Jorge and Graciosa, Faial and Pico. The ninth book is about the Islands of Flores and Corvo and also about the islands "yet to be discovered". In Pinto de Matos 188 [free translation]: ?the copies of the first edition are rare and cared for. A copy was sent to the World Exhibition in Paris in 1867.? In Azevedo e Samodães 889 [free translation]: ?Work written in classic and good Portuguese of the utmost importance for the ecclesiastic, civil and discovery history, as well as for the conquest and the early population of our Atlantic pearls, the ways and customs of their inhabitants, agriculture, commerce, etc. Early edition, well preserved and very rare.? Inocêncio I, 114. ?Antóno Cordeiro, Jesuíta, natural da cidade de Angra, capital da ilha Terceira, onde nasceu em 1641.

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches

      Printed by John Baskett, 1717 - 1716. i - iv (blank), v - viii (title pages), ix - x (To the Most High and Mighty Prince James ...), xi - ixx (The Translatours [sic] to the Reader), ixx - xxiii (The Names and Order of all the Books ... , The Proper Lessons ..., Kalendar), A6 - [X]6, [Y] 4. The Old Testament ends on Qqqq3 and the New Testament ends with [X]4. No pagination provided Large folio (500 x 312 mm; 10 - 3/4 x 12 - 3/8 inches) Title page dated 1716 is a full page engraving by Sturt after J. Thornhill(?), title page dated 1717 printed in red and black (as is the "Kalendar"), and with engraved illustration of the University by M. Burghers. Each Book has a steel engraved large chapter head illustration and tail piece; numerous engraved initials. Some of the contributors to the illustrations are J. Thornhill, M. Burgers, L. Cheron, and L. Laguerre; Claude du Bose, L. du Guerier, C. Dupui, Cochein, and Michael van der Gucht were the engravers brown leather over thick cardboard, spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt The Bible is printed in two columns of 59 lines. The New Testament has its own title page dated 1716. The interior is in fine condition, with only a very few leaves a little browned, but no torn, ripped, or repaired leaves, and would make an excellent candidate for a new binding and thus becoming a truly splendid copy. The Bible was called by Baskett's contemporaries "a Baskett - ful of errors" because of all the typgraphical errors it contained, and specifically so because of the heading in Luke XX which had a misprint of "vinegar" instead of "vineyard" in the Parable of the Vineyard. However, John Baskerville's King James Bible of 1763 is the only other Bible that experts consider worthy comparisons to Baskett's 1717 Bible for its beauty of type, impression and paper Spine worn with actual spine strip lacking, hinges weak, boards worn with patches of the leather missing. Interior contents largely fine, including the engravings, a few leaves occasionally a bit browned [Herbert 942]

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        L'art heraldique, contenant la maniere d'apprendre facilement le blason. Enrichi des figures necessaires pour l'intelligence des termes

      Chez Charles Osmont, 1717. - Chez Charles Osmont, A Paris 1717, in - 8 (9,5x17cm), (14) 291pp. (17), relié. - Nuova edizione, riveduta e ampliata, tanto più notevole in quanto è illustrato con un frontespizio e 35 schede contenenti numerosi stemmi, corone ... Il nostro esemplare ha la rara distinzione di essere stato completamente migliorato il colore, dipinto da un mano al momento. Si noti che i pigmenti utilizzati rendono i colori freschi e profondi. Questa nuova edizione è il lavoro di A. visualizzarloNe, ma l'edizione originale è a causa di Jules Barone. Bound in piena moderno pergamena. Torna nervi muti. La mancanza ripristinato il foglio 19, in basso a destra, con la perdita di lettere. Consiglio di P. 234 con una lacrima con mancante (parte del primo stemma). Trace alto margine di umidità senza danni al testo più o meno visibili. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, revue et augmentée, la plus remarquable puisqu'elle est illustrée d'un frontispice et de 35 planches contenant de nombreux blasons, couronnes... Notre exemplaire possède la rare particularité d'avoir été entièrement rehaussé en couleurs, peint par une main de l'époque. On notera que les pigments utilisés rendent les couleurs fraîches et profondes. Cette nouvelle édition est l'oeuvre de A. Playne, mais l'édition originale est due à Jules Baron. Reliure en plein velin moderne. Dos à nerfs muet. Manque au feuillet 19 restauré, coin droit bas, avec perte de lettres. Planche de la P. 234 portant une déchirure avec manque (partie du premier blason). Trace de mouillure en marge haute, sans atteinte au texte, plus ou moins visible.   

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        Nouveau voyage d'Italie, avec un Mémoire contenant des Avis utiles à ceux qui voudront faire le mesme voyage. Quatrième édition. Plus ample et plus correcte que les précédentes et enrichie de nouvelles figures.

      chez Van bulderen, 1717. Tre volumi di cm. 15,5, pp. (50) 398 (22); (2) 356 (24); (2) 414 (18). Frontespizi in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale incisa, antiporta figurata a ciascun volume e 73 tavole incise in rame, molte delle quali ripiegate fuori testo. Legatura del tempo in mezza pelle con piccole punte, dorsi lisci con fregi in e titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Tagli rossi. Alcune carte rifilate sul margine destro ed un alone alla parte bassa delle ultime carte del terzo volume. Complessivamente comunque esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Certamente una delle più classiche descrizioni dell'Italia del tempo, abbondantemente celebrata dalle bibliografie tematiche. Si dice che fu la guida preferita per Goethe, De Brosses e Montesquieu nelle loro peregrinazioni italiane.

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        Introduction à l`histoire des maisons souveraines de l`Europe: Avec un grand nombre de Tables Généalogiques gravées et imprimées. Tome I - III.

      Paris: Coustelier et Giffard 1717. Ledereinbände d. Zt. m. Rückenprägung 12°, 5 Bll., XXIV, 456 S.; 1 Bl., VIII, 432 S.; 1 Bl., XLVIII, pp. 433 - 530., mit 41 meist Faltkupfern m. Stammbäumen., 3 Bde., Jew. ein kleines Namensschild auf dem Innendeckel. Auf dem Vorsatzblatt von Band 2 ein handschr. Namenszug. - Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Lediglich das Titelblatt von Band 1 leicht fleckig. Versand D: 2,00 EUR Hochadel, Genealogie,

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        DELLE ANTICHITA' ESTENSI ED ITALIANE. Trattato di... Bibliotecario del Serenissimo Rinaldo I Duca di Modena, Reggio, Mirandola, &c. Parte prima in cui si espone l'origine ed antichità della casa d'Este, e la sua diramazione nella linea reale ed elettorale del regnante monarca della gran Bretagna Giorgio I e de i duchi di Brunsuic, e Luneburgo, e nella linea de' marchesi d'Este, de i duchi di Ferrara, di Modena &c. Delle antichità estensi continuazione, o sia parte seconda, composta, e dedicata all'altezza serenissima di Francesco III duca di Modena, Reggio, Mirandola &c....

      Stamperia Ducale, 1717 - 1740. 2 gr. voll. in folio, pp. XXXI, (24), 439; (16), 736, bella leg. unif. p. perg. coeva con tit. mss ai d., tagli spuzzati, in custodia in tela rigida blu (primo Novecento). Al primo vol. splendido antip. inc. in rame da Francesco Maria Francia su disegno di Antonio Consetti Modenese, raff. il re d'Inghilterra Giorgio I. Gr. fregio xilogr. al front. e capilett. xilogr. Con 12 tavv. di alberi genealogici e altri n.t. Al secondo vol. incis. in rame al front. raff. la medaglia di Francesco III, inc. da G. Benedetti su dis. di D. Fratta. Con una tavola genealogica da aggiungersi alle 12 del primo vol. Una delle opere maggiori dello storico modenese (Vignola 1672 - Modena 1750) alla cui stesura dedicò molti anni, in seguito agli studi sulla Casa d'Este nella controversa questione della giurisdizione della stessa sulle terre di Comacchio contro la Santa Sede. In quegli anni il Muratori accompagnato dal suo allievo e segretario Pietro Gherardi visitò molti archivi pubblici e privati in tutta l'Italia del nord raccogliendo molto materiale che sfociò nella composizione di questa sua prima opera prettamente storica, e divenendo il fondatore della moderna storiografia scientifica. Prima edizione. Brunet III, 1950. Graesse IV, 627. Tiraboschi, III, pp. 334 - 335: "Ancorchè il Muratori niun'altra opera fuorche questa ci avesse data, meriterebbe per essa sola distinto luogo fra i più eruditi illustratori della Storia de bassi tempi". Sorbelli II, 150. Opera di indubbia rarità, fresco esempl. marginoso, salvo un minimo dif. alle unghie al primo vol. [213]

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        Deliciae physicae, Das ist, Physicalische Ergetzlichkeiten, Durch Fragen und Neben-Fragen, Zu Nutz und Lust Gelehrten und Ungelehrten, abgefasset, und gründlich erörtert, Sammt gehörigen Register. Zum dritten mahl gedruckt. (Nebentitel: Deliciae physico-hortenses oder Physicalisches Garten Buch Darinnen Auffrichtig-eröffnete Kunst-Griffe, zu nutzbarer und ergetzender Baum-Zucht, Durch gründlich-erörterte Haupt- und Neben-Fragen, Denen Garten-Liebhabern und Haus-Vätern, zu Lust und Nutz, auf Verlangen gewiesen [...]). 4 Teile in einem Band.

      Erfurt, Im Verlag der Stösselischen Erben, 1717. 8°. Doppeltitel in Rot u. Schwarz sowie mit 2 Titelkupfern. 6 Bll., 112 S., S. 113-240, 1 Bl., S. 241-480, 1 Bl., S. 481-812, 26 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Dritte Ausgabe (EA 1701) dieser barock-kuriosen Beobachtungen über den Einfluß der Gestirne und Temperamente auf Naturvorgänge, insbesondere im Obst- und Gartenbau. - Umfasst die vier Teile „Physicalische Ergetzlichkeiten“, „Physicae deliciae hortenses, Das ist, Nutzbare, Physicalische Garten-Lust, Erster Theil, Darinnen Allgemeine Unterweisung darvon“, „Delicarum physico-hortensium pars secunda, Oder Physicalischer Garten-Lust, Ander Theil“ u. „Deliciae physico-astrologico-hortenses, Das ist: Physicalische Himmels-Betrachtung, Und Garten-Lust [...]; Worinnen die gesunde Astrologie oder Stern-Lehre nach [...] wahren Gründen behauptet und gezeiget wird [...]“. - Einband etw. berieben u. fleckig. Rücken am oberen Kapital m. Klebespuren. Innendeckel m. mont. handschriftl. zeitgen. Titelschildchen. Titelbll. seitlich etw. knapp beschnitten. Durchg. gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. - VD18, 10852395; Wimmer/L. 179; vgl. Ferchl 494; Ferguson II, 354 u. Jantz 2300. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Schwimmer, Deliciae physico-hortenses oder Physicalisches Garten Buch Darinnen Auffrichtig-eröffnete Kunst-Griffe, zu nutzbarer und ergetzender Baum-Zucht, Garten, Gärten, Baumzucht

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        OEUVRES Avec des éclaircissemens historiques, donnez par Lui-même

      AMSTERDAM, DAVID MORTIER, 1717. Nouvelle Edition revue, corrigee & augmensce Tome Prmier; Tome Second; Tome Troisieme; Tome Quatrieme Titel in rot-schwarz, gest. Portät-Frontispiz, Titel jeweils mit gest.Titelvignette , 3 gest. Frontispiz, Anfangs,-und Schlußvignetten, 8 ganzseitige Kupfer. XLVIII., 15 nn.S., 369 S.; 4 nn.Bl., 315 S.; 3 nn.Bl., 390 S.; 3 nn.Bl., 308 S., 32 nn.Bl. Schweinslederband, ca. 16 X 11 cm 4 Teile in einem Band. Einband etwas angeschmutzt. Buchdeckel etwas verzogen. Insgesamt gutes und sauberes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR

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        Nova Et Accurata Tabula Sedis Belli In Regno Hungariae. Accedunt Cetera Regna, Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia Et Servia: Ut Et Princip: Septimontium. una cum reliquis circumjacentibus regionibus. Excudit Pet: Schenk Amstelod. Cum Privilegio 1717':.

      - Kupferstich aus Histoiren Militaire de Prince Eugéne b. Petrus Schenk in Amsterdam, dat. 1717, 51 x 57 Szántai, Atlas Hungaricus 1528-1850, Vol. II. S. 559, Schenk 4. - Zeigt Ungarn und den angrenzenden Ländern. - Oben rechts Schlachtenszene. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Erklärungen.

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        La Nuova Architettura Civile e Militare, Two Volumes Bound as One

      Cremona, Italy: Pietro Ricchini, 1717. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes bound as one. 1717. Hardcover, 8vo. in full contemporary vellum with five raised bands and ink spine title. 356, 184pp. with 83 engraved plates, 6 of which are folding plates, plus in-text illustrations and woodcut title pages for each section. Very good. Ex-library markings, including spine labile, removed plate and 'withdrawn' stamp to front pastedown, and blindstamp to title page. We count only 6 of 7 folding plates meant to be present, possibly one missing. Ownership inscription and other markings to front pastedown. Contents and plated are bright and unmarked. Inscribed on the front flyleaf-possibly by Capra- to Cremonese lawyer and poet Francesco Arisi (1657-1743), whose Petrarchan verse was described by one critic as 'senile'. Italian language. Digital images available upon request.

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        Evangelischer Schau-Platz, Das ist: Dominicale, Oder Predigen Uber alle Sonntäg des gantzen Jahrs, belegt mit Sittlichen Lehr-Stücken, Sinn- und Geist-reichen Sprüchen der HH. Vätteren und anderer Lehrern ... / raren Exemplen schönen Gleichnussen und beweglichen Schluß-Reden. Verfasset Von dem Hochwürdigen in Gott Herrn Fr. Balduino, des löblichen Closter Fürstenfeld Cistercienser-Ordens resignirten Abbten, ... Mit Genehmigung der Obern., ANGEBUNDEN: Himmlischer Jubilier-Laden der Christlichen Kirchen. Das ist Sanctorale, oder Predigen Uber Alle Fest- und Feyertäg der lieben Heiligen des gantzen Jahrs, gezieret mit sittlichen Lehr-Stücken, sinn- und geistreichen H. Schrifft und HH. Vätteren, auch anderer Lehrern Sprüchen, raren Exemplen, schönen Gleichnussen und beweglichen Schluß-Reden. Verfasset ...

      [Augsburg] Augspurg, Im Verlag Georg Schlüter und Martin Happach 1717. 2 Bände (in 1) [6] Bl., 328 S. [19] Bl. Index / [4] Bll. 238 S., [13] Bl. Index. mit Titelvignetten. 33 x 20 cm, geprägtes Schweinsleder auf holzdeckeln, EB stark berieben, Lede an den Gelenken aufgeplatzt, am Rücken unten ca. 4 cm Fehlstelle, Bisung fest, Schließen fehlen, Papier innen ggfg. nachgedunkelt, aber weitgehend fleckenfrei. Fr. Balduinus = Balduin Helm war Abt im Kloster Fürstenfeld von 1690 bis 1705. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Sonntagspredigten

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        The clergy-Man's recreation: shewing the pleasure and profit of the art of gardening. By John Lawrence, A.M. Rector of Yelvertoft in Northamptonshire, and sometime Fellow of Clare-Hall in Cambridge; [bound with] The gentleman's recreation: or The second part of the art of gardening improved. Containing several new experiments and curious observations relating to fruit-trees: particularly, a new method of building walls with horizontal shelters. Illustrated with copper plates. By John Laurence, M.A. rector of Yelvertost in Northamptonshire. To which is added by way of appendix, a new and familiar way to find a most exact meridian line by the pole-star; whereby gentlemen may know the true bearings of their houses and garden walls, and regulate their clocks and watches, &c. By Edward Laurence, brother to the author of this book. [and] The fruit-garden kalendar: Or, A summary of the art of managing the fruit-garden. Teaching in order of time what is to be done therein every month in the year. Containing several new and plain directions, more particularly relating to the vine. To which is added, an appendix of the usefulness of the barometer; with some short directions how to make a right judgment of the weather. By John Laurence, M.A. rector of Yelvertost, in Northamptonshire

      London printed for Bernard Lintott, between the Temple-Gates in Fleet-Street [through 1718] 1717 Three volumes in one: Fifth Edition of the first, Second of the second, First of the third. 8vo: [2, the frontispiece and title page may be cancels],vi (dedication to Henry, Duke of Kent, from The fruit-garden kalendar transferred here, as usual, to The clergy-man's recreation [ESTC Citation No. T30847]),[8],84, with a copper-engraved frontispiece by Simon Gribelin and a letterpress illustration; [18],115,[1], with a frontispiece, four folding plates (including the plate showing a method of finding the meridian line, often missing) and a letterpress illustration (in this edition [ESTC Citation No. T142272], the last '7' of the date on the title page falls below the first 't' of 'Lintott', and on p.5 the "B" of the signature is below the "a" of "acquainted" in the final line); [4],v,[1],146 (wanting final 3pp of the appendix, but with 7 extra pages of Lintot's catalog), [10]pp, with a folding copper-engraved frontispiece. Period Cambridge-style calf paneled in blind, very skillfully rebacked, spine in six compartments divided by raised bands ruled in gilt, red leather lettering piece gilt. An excellent copy, the binding tight and secure, text generally clean and free of foxing, plates good impression, barring the first frontispiece, which is a bit weak. Henrey, 937, 939 and 943. Janson, pp. 149-155. Near Fine

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        Rellacao do sucesso que teve a Armada de Veneza onida com as esquadras auxiliares de Portugal e outros principes catholicos na costa da Morea contra o poder othomano offerecida ao Illustrissimo Senhor D. Felipe Tana Marques de Entreives . Comandante por S.M. na Cidade de Messina, e seu repartimento.

      Messina, na Officina de D. Vittorino Maffei, 1717. - 4°, disbound. Typographical ornament on title page. Elaborate typographical tailpiece on p. 19. Overall good to very good condition. Old ink number (trimmed) in upper outer corner of title page. Author's name added in contemporary ink manuscript in blank portion of title page above imprint. 19 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this eyewitness account of a naval action off the coast of Morea, in the Peloponnesus, Greece, during the Seventh Ottoman-Venetian War (1714-1718). Venice had lost the Peloponnesus to the Ottomans in 1715, but while she was unable to fight the Turks on land, she was still a power at sea. By 1717 Venice had gained the financial support of Pope Clement XI, and several Catholic rulers sent ships to Venice's aid. The Portuguese sent a small fleet, which arrived at Corfu on June 10 to rendezvous with the Venetians and the Knights of Malta. The author focuses on the preparation of the Portuguese fleet, its commanders, the strategy of the combined fleet, confusion in the Venetian command, and the damages to the Portuguese ships at the Battle of Matapan, on the southern coast of Greece.The battle was a strategically decisive Ottoman victory, since it totally frustrated the Venetian efforts to regain the Peloponnesus. The Ottomans lost no ships compared to three Venetian and allied ships sunk, and much damage done to others.Pedro de Sousa de Castelo Branco (Lisbon, 1678-1755), present at the action described here, is listed as the author by Innocêncio. He signed (in print) the dedication (leaf A2 recto) with the pseudonym D. Inofre Chirino. Castello Branco was a Commendador da Ordem de Christo and served in the army and navy, reaching the rank of general and of governor of Setubal. He was the translator of the Abbé de Vallemont's @Elementos da historia, in 5 volumes, 1734-1751.*** Innocêncio VI, 448-9: "exemplares são raros," with a long discussion of this work. Figanière 402. Duarte de Sousa I, 330. Not located in Coimbra, @Miscelâneas. Martinho da Fonseca, @Pseudónimos, p. 41 (giving an orthographically incorrect version of the title). Porbase locates a single copy, at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, attributing the work to Castelo Branco. Copac locates a copy at the National Maritime Museum, attributing the work to Inofre Chirino. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Manner of Raising, Ordering and Improving Forest-Trees: with Directions how to Plant, Make, and Keep Woods, Walks, Avenues, Lawns, Hedges, &c. .

      Daniel Browne, Andrew Bell, John Darby &c, London 1717 - xx, 276pp. 2 b/w folding plates + frontis. Language: eng G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and scuffed. 2.5cm split to top front outer hinge. Heraldic bookplate (ex libris John Gretton) on front paste-down. Some light staining and foxing Brown hardback leather cover with ribbed spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historie der neu gefundenen Volcker Severambes, welche einen Theil des Dritten festen Landes, so man sonsten das Sud-Land nennet, bewohnen. Deme beygefuget die seltzamen Begebenheiten Herrn T. S. eines englischen Kauff-Herrens: Welcher von den Algierische

      Nürnberg, J. F. Rüdiger, 1717. - 4°, circa 20 x 16,5 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, Titel in Rot und Schwarz, 362 (recte 360); 100 SS. Halb-Pergament d. Zt. Winter, Comp. Utop. 105; vgl. Faber du Faur 1229, Bloch, Utopie 3184 u. Jantz 2565. Wohl dritte deutsche Ausgabe der utopischen Reiseschilderung, die sowohl Defoe als auch Swift zum Vorbild für "Robinson Crusoe" bzw. "Gullivers Reisen" diente und auf deut - Titel mit alt gestrichenen Besitzvermerken, etwas gebräunt, teils stockfleckig, Vorsatz vorne mit Spur von entferntem Exlibris. Etwas berieben, Rücken sehr geschickt und kaum merklich mit altem Pergament erneuert.

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        Gotha Diplomatica, Oder Ausführliche Beschreibung des Fürstenthums Sachsen- Gotha/. Darinnen enthalten I. Des Orts Ursprung,. II. Grimmensteins Ursprung,. III. Der Stadt Gotha Erbauung,. IV. Fürstl. Ordnungen. . Gleichenstein, Hanß Basilius Edler von, Tab

      Christian Gendsch'en, Frankfurt, Mainz and Leipzig 1717 - 2 volumes in folio, pleine reliure de veau (moderne) ; 316- 376- 352 - 265 -356 pages, nombreux portraits et vues, certaines dépliantes. First edition.2 volums In Folio, modern binding. 5 parts in 2 volums. Gotha Diplomatica or detailed description of Saxe Gotha Principality. 316 p, 376 p, 352 p, 265 p, 356 p, Many Portraits and views

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        Introductionis in universam geographiam, tam veterem quam novam libri VI. Tabulis aeneis illustrati. Acessit P. Bertii Brevarium orbis terrarum. Editio nova correctior et emendatior.

      Trajecti ad Rhenum, G. Broedelet 1717. 12:o. Engraved title, (10), 355, (83) pp. + 38 engraved double-page and folding maps + 1 folding table. Contemporary vellum. Book-plate. A few maps with small tears but overall a very good copy

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        Atlas Portatilis, oder Compendieuse Vorstellung Der gantzen Welt in einer kleinen Cosmographie, Der Grünenden Jugend zum Besten in XXX saubern Land-Charten mit Einer kurtzen Erläuterung begleitet von Johann Gottfried Gregorii alias Melissantes.

      Nürnberg Johann Christoph Weigel 1717 - kl.8°. 3 Bll., 261 S. mit 29 (von 30) kolorierten z. Tl. gef. Kupferstichkarten. Es fehlt die Tafel Graeciae & Archipelagi delineatio. Blindgepr. Original-Lederband. (Einband etw. berieben und bestossen mit kleiner Fehlstelle am Rücken und auf Deckel. Nur wenige Einträge v. alter Hand und kaum fl., Karte Belgien im Falz abgetrennt, abgetr. Teil vorhanden. Insgesamt guter Gesamtzustand) Erste Ausgabe des berühmten frühen Kartenwerkes. Titel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IMAGEM DA VIRTUDE Em o Noviciado da Companhia de JESU NA CORTE DE LISBOA

      - EM QUE SE CONTEM A FUNDAC,AM DA CAZA, & os Religiosos de virtude, que em Lisboa foraõ noviços, OFFERECIDA Á VIRGEM SENHORA DA ASSUMPÇAÕ Padroeyra do mesmo Noviciado. PELLO P. ANTONIO FRANCO Da Companhia de JESU Noviço, que foy na mesma caza. COIMBRA: NO REAL COLLEGIO DAS ARTES DA COMPANHIA DE JESU, ANNO M. DCC. XVII. [1717]. In 4º gr. (de 29x21 cm) com [16], 979 págs. Encadernação da época inteira de pele, com ferros a ouro na lombada e rolados em esquadria nas pastas. Corte de folhas carminado. Exemplar com ex-libris do séc. XX (de António Sousa Falcão). Livro muito raro. O Padre António Franco, empenhado na transmissão da memória da sua Ordem, descreve nesta obra as biografias (retiradas das cartas anuas ou registos anuais da Companhia de Jesus) dos padres jesuítas formados nos diversos Noviciados de Lisboa e que se distinguiram nas suas diversas missões pelo mundo. Esta obra está dividida em 4 livros com diversos capítulos cada: Livro I: Descrição do noviciado da Companhia de Jesus e dos seus diversos domicílios em Lisboa. Biografia do Padre M. Simão Rodrigues, terceiro companheiro de Santo Inácio de Loyola e primeiro provincial da Companhia Jesus em Portugal. Biografias dos ?servos de Deus? da Casa de Santo Antão o Velho. Entre estes jesuítas, encontram-se o Padre Vilela que contactou com o Padre Francisco Xavier e desempenhou um papel importante na conversão ao Cristianismo do povo de Nagasaki; o grande historiador Padre Fróis e a sua ida para o Japão bem como as suas dificuldades advindas das perseguições de que foi alvo e da guerra que então decorria entre os senhores feudais japoneses. Livro II: Biografias dos Noviços da Casa de São Roque e da de Campolide. Entre estes noviços encontra-se o Padre António de Andrade, que descobriu o Tibete. O Padre António Franco descreve este país e o lamaísmo, apontando a falta de comunicação como a razão pela qual se extinguiu a missão no Tibete após a morte do Padre Andrade. Na biografia do Padre Francisco Pimentel relata a sua missão em Tonquim e a vida dos missionários na China. Livro III: Biografias dos Noviços da Casa do Monte Olivete. Entre estes jesuítas está o Padre André Fernandes, eleito Bispo de Japão e outros padres envolvidos nas missões em Angola (Cuanza) e na Índia (Maduré). Livro IV: Continuação das biografias dos Noviços da Casa do Monte Olivete. Trata da missão dos jesuítas na Suécia e a conversão da Rainha Cristina. É também referida a ida para Angola do padre João Tavares e a reitoria do Colégio de Luanda, bem como as missões no Dande, no Bengo, no Congo, no Dongo e em Massangano. São João de Brito é também biografado neste livro. É um dos mais importantes santos da Igreja Católica, tendo sido dos primeiros a adaptar-se aos povos que ia evangelizar. Morreu como mártir na Índia e era já considerado santo no seu tempo, apesar de apenas ter sido canonizado em 1947 pelo Papa Pio XII. FRANCO, Padre António. IMAGE OF VIRTUE in the Novitiate of the Company of JESU[S] IN THE COURT OF LISBON [Free translation of the title page] IN WHICH IT IS INCLUDED THE FOUDATION OF THE HOUSE, & the religious of virtue, who were novices in Lisbon, OFFERED TO OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION, patroness of that novitiate. BY FATHER ANTONIO FRANCO Of the Company of Jesu[s], who has also been a novice in that same house. COIMBRA: AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OF THE COMPANY OF JESU[S], YEAR M. DCC. XVII. [1717]. In 4º, large (29 x 21 cm) with [xvi], 979 pp. Binding: Contemporary full calf with gilt tools on spine and boards. Red edges. Copy presents an ex-libris of the 20th century (António Sousa Falcão). Very rare book. Father António Franco, committed to transmit the memory of his Order, describes in this work the biographies (taken from the yearly registries of the Company of Jesus) of the Jesuit priests from the several Novitiates in Lisbon and who stood out in their several missions across the world. This work is divided in 4 books with several chapters each: Book I: Description of the Novitia

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        Theatrum anatomicum . adjecta sunt . Barth. Eustachii anatomicae. 3 Tle. in 2 Bdn. Mit 3 gest. Titelvignetten, 1 gest. Porträt und 136 Kupfertafeln (1 gefalt.).

      Cramer & Perachon . -, Genf 1717 - Pgt. d. Zt. Folio. 8 Bll., 1 Bl. w., 434 S.; 2 Bll., 452 S., 6 Bll., XVI, 34 S., 5 Bll. - Erste und einzige Ausgabe dieses monumentalen Anatomiewerkes von J. J. Manget (1652-1742). "Der Genfer J. J. Manget, welcher 1678 in Valence promovierte, ist der Verfasser jener gigantischen Kompilationen, genannt Bibliothecae über Anatomie, Medizin, Chemie, Pharmacie, Chirurgie und alte Medizin, welche zwischen 1685 und 1731 erschienen. Sie haben zweifelos den Hallerschen Bibliotheken als Vorbild gedient." (Ackerknecht/Buess S. 32f.). - Die 21 Kupfertafeln im Anhang sind verkleinerte Kopien nach Eustachius. - Tlw. gebräunt, fleckig und wasserrandig. Einband bestoßen und mit tlw. ausgebesserten Defekten.Hirsch/H. IV, 56. - Blake S. 285. - Waller 6215. - Choulant S. 62 und 89. 6900 g.

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        Secrete Resolutien van de edele groot mog. heeren Staten van Holland en Westvriesland genomen zedert den aanvang der bedieninge van den Heer Johan de Witt als Raadpensionaris van den zelven Lande en door denseljden Heer onderscheiden Hyck van de Resolutien van Consideratie, die op zich zelfs een bysonder Werk uitmaken, by een vergadert : Beginnende met den Jaere 1653 en eindigende met dem Jaere 1668.

      Utrecht: by Willem vande Water 4to (25 cm; 10"). 2 vols. I: [4] ff., 622 (i.e., 620) pp., [6] ff. II: [1] f., 687, [1 (blank)] pp., [4] ff.. 1717 Johan de Witt was one of Europe's greatest statesmen of the 17th century: Appointed the "councillor pensionary" (i.e., the political leader) of Holland (1653–72), he successfully led the United Provinces in the First and Second Anglo-Dutch wars (1652–54, 1665–67) while at the same time effectively consolidating the country's position as a formidable commercial and naval power. The present work publishes the resolutions that the States General secretly reached during Witt's years leading the republic, matters being related that would have led to political, diplomatic, or economic trouble or reprisals if publicly known in "real time." Vol. I covers the period 26 February 1653 to 17 December 1658 and II from 17 January 1659 to 20 December 1668. Provenance: From the collection of Frank Marshall Vanderhoof (American scholar, university librarian, private collector; 1919–2005). Contemporary speckled calf, round spine with raised bands; plain sides and gilt spine extra; bindings rubbed, old stains from a liquid on upper areas near joints of all covers, front joints (outside) lightly cracked and boards holding very strongly. A 19th-century reader's notes on front free endpaper of vol. I. Some considerable browning of paper, as is not uncommon with this work. => Sound and complete.

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        Chymischer Rosen-Garten / Samt einer Vorrede und kurtz gefassten Lebens-Beschreibung Herrn D. Bechers / zum Druck befördert von Friederich Roth-Scholtzen. Beigebunden: Hermetischer Rosenkranz/ Das ist: Vier schöne außerlesene Chymische Tractätlein/ nemlich: I. Artephii des uhralten Philosophi von der geheimen Kunst/ und Stein der Weisen/ Geheimes Buch. II. Johannis Garladii feu Hortulani Angli, Compendium Alchimae, oder Erklärung der Smaragdischen Tafel Hermetis Trismegisti. III. M. Arnoldi de Villanova, Erklärung über den Commentarium Hortulani. IV. Bernhardi Comitistrevis absonderlicher Tractat Vom Stein der Weisen. Allen Liebhabern der edlen Kunst zum besten/ aus dem Latein/ ins Teutsche gebracht/ und nun zum andernmahl zum Druck befoder

      Nürnberg, Johann Daniel Taubers seel. Erben, EA 1717. - Hamburg, Michael Pfeiffern In Verlegung Joh. Naumans Buchh., 1682. - Erstes Buch: Pappband der Zeit, Rückentitel abgeblättert, erster Bogen gelockert, Rücken mit Fehlstellen im oberen und unteren Bereich (ca. 1 cm), 96 Seiten. Zweites Buch: stellenweise Anmerkungen im Text, ab Seite 51 leicht wasserrandig ( Text nicht betroffen) etwas stockfleckig,110 S. Erstes Buch: mit Titelvignette und Textvignetten in Holzschnitt. Zweites Buch: mit Textvignetten. In deutscher Sprache. pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'art heraldique, contenant la maniere d'apprendre facilement le blason. Enrichi des figures necessaires pour l'intelligence des termes

      New edition, revised and expanded, the more remarkable as it is illustrated with a frontispiece and 35 boards containing numerous crests, crowns ... Our copy has the rare distinction of having been completely enhanced color, painted by a hand at the time. Note that the pigments used make fresh and deep colors. This new edition is the work of A. Playne, but the first edition is due to Jules Baron.Bound in full vellum modern. Back to dumb nerves. Lack restored the sheet 19, bottom right corner, with loss of letters. Board of P. 234 with a tear with missing (part of the first coat of arms). Trace wetness high margin without damage to text more or less visible. Chez Charles Osmont A Paris 1717 In-8 (9,5x17cm) (14) 291pp. (17) relié

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        Lettres Patentes en Forme D'Edit, Portant Etablissement d'une Compagnie de Commerce sous le nom de Compagnie d'Occident. Donné à Paris au mois d'Aoust 1717.

      Paris: Chez la Veuve Saugrain & Pierre Prault, à l'entrée du Quay de Gêvres, du côté du Pont au Change, au Paradis, 1717. No Binding. Fine. Quarto, 12 pages, a fine copy with wide untrimmed margins. This is the charter of John Law's famous Mississippi Company, the Compagnie d'Occident (also known as the Compagnie du Mississippi), was established in 1717 by the Scottish financier John Law and changed its name to the Compagnie des Indes in May 1719, had a monopoly over trade in Louisiana from 1717 to 1731, as well as a monopoly over Canadian beaver exports from 1718 to 1760. As early as 1715, John Law had put to the Regent a plan for the economic and financial recovery of France, the "Système," which was at first refused but which Law finally succeeded in putting into place progressively. After founding the Banque Générale Privée, which developed the use of paper money, in May 1716, he created the Compagnie d'Occident, which received its letters patent in August 1717 (the present item) and was granted a monopoly over trade in Louisiana. The area covered by the company included the whole of the Mississippi valley, the Illinois Country becoming part of Louisiana through a decree in September 1717. The company's obligations were vast: it was to transport 6,000 colons and 3,000 black slaves over twenty-five years; it was also responsible for expenditure related to religion and defense. Over the following years, the Compagnie d'Occident took over all the other large French trading companies, as well as all large sources of state revenue. Farms were to have brought the company the financial support necessary for the exploitation of its immense colonial domain. Nevertheless, these purchases initially forced it to issue new shares, which the general public bought with banknotes. The Banque Générale had been turned into a Banque Royale in December 1718; in August 1719, an edict was issued according to which the state's debt would be written off through the refunding of loans and offices in banknotes. Because the investment market was too rigid, the new holders of banknotes invested them by buying shares in the Compagnie des Indes. From May 1719, the share value began to increase, and this feverish period of investment, fueled by intense propaganda, continued to grow, while the bank continued to issue bank notes that did not correspond to a metal standard. The "Système" thus found itself at the mercy of a shift in public opinion that took place in the first months of 1720. The inability to refund all investors led to bankruptcy. After July 1720, the "Système" was liquidated: the bank was closed, the original financial and fiscal organization was reintroduced, and the Compagnie des Indes was henceforth only responsible for any trade activity under the tight control of the monarchy. While its actions in Louisiana between 1717 and 1720 had helped to give the colony stability, the company then imposed destructive cuts. Eventually, after the massacre of the Natchez in 1729, the company returned Louisiana to the Crown in 1731. It retained the monopoly over exports of Canadian beaver products until the fall of New France. Wroth and Annan 603, one of several issues of this decree. See Sabin 40716, citing the issue printed by the Imprimerie Royale, "Du Pratz characterizes it as 'A very scarce pamphlet.'" Maggs, French Colonisation of America, 98, listed a variant, Wroth and Annan 601 at £ 10 10s.

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        PARADISE RETRIEV'D: plainly and fully demonstrating the most beautiful, durable, and beneficial method of managing and improving fruit-trees against walls, or in hedges, contrary to Mr. Lawrence, and others upon gardening.

      London, printed for John Collins...; And sold by him,and R. Burleigh, 1717.. Together with a treatise on mellons and cucumbers. Three contemporaneous works on gardening bound in one volume. The first work: FIRST EDITION 1717, 8vo, approximately 190 x 115 mm, 7½ x 4½ inches, 2 small folding plates, a few pIctorial woodcut head- and tailpieces, some decorated initials, pages: [2], v, [9], 5-106, bound in contemporary full panelled calf, rebacked to style with raised bands and 2 gilt lettered and decorated red morocco labels. Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature Volume III, No.553. The second work: THE CLERGY-MAN'S RECREATION shewing the pleasure and profit of the art of gardening. By John Lawrence, London, printed by Bernard Lintott, 1717, FIFTH EDITION. Engraved frontispiece, 1 text illustration, a few pictorial head- and tailpieces, pages: [10], 84. Lacking A1 (half-title? blank?). Henrey, 937. The third work also by Laurence: THE GENTLEMAN'S RECREATION: or the second part of the art of gardening improved. Containing several new experiments and curious observations relating to fruit-trees: ... by John Laurence, M.A. ... To which is added by way of appendix, A new and familiar way to find a most exact Meridian Line by the Pole-Star; whereby Gentlemen may know the true Bearings of their Houses and Garden Walls ...By Edward Laurence, Brother to the Author. London, printed for Bernard Lintott, 1717, SECOND EDITION. Handsome engraved frontispiece, 3 folding plates, 1 text illustration, lacking the plate showing a method of finding the meridian line, often missing, pictorial head- and tailpieces, pages: [18], 115, [1] - advert. Henrey, 943: "Not all copies of this edition contain the fourth plate showing a method of finding a meridian line". Condition: corners of binding slightly bumped and slightly rubbed, 2 small book labels on front pastedown, endpapers lightly browned, 1 small signature on title page of first work, contents of all 3 works bright and clean, plate of A Wall of Peaches and Nectarines in the first work replaced with one taken from a copy of the same edition, (1 plate missing from the third as noted). From the library of Rosemary Verey OBE, VMH (1918- 2001) with her small book label on front pastedown, she was an internationally known English garden designer, lecturer and prolific garden writer who designed the famous garden at Barnsley House, near Cirencester. Verey's most famous garden design was that of her own house, Barnsley House, near Cirencester in Gloucestershire. In 1970 she opened the garden for one day to the public for the National Gardens Scheme but eventually it was open 6 days per week to accommodate the 30,000 annual visitors. In 1984 when her husband David died, Rosemary Verey began designing gardens for American and British clients. Most notable are HRH the Prince of Wales, and Sir Elton John, Princess Michael of Kent, the Marquess of Bute and the New York Botanical Garden. See Wikipedia. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Relation d'un Voyage du Levant fait par ordre du Roy, contenant l'histoire ancienne & moderne de plusieurs Isles de l'Archipel, de Constantinople, des Côtes de la Mer Noire, de l'Armenie, de la Georgie, des frontieres de Perse & de l'Asie Mineure avec les plans de villes... enrichie de descriptions & figures d'un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de diverses Animaux; et de plusieurs observations touchant l'histoire naturelle.

      Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1717. 2 volumes. 4to (255 x 195mm). pp. (18), (2, blank), 544; pp. (4), 526, (40, index), with 150 (some folded) engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated spines with gilt lettered label (hinges cracked but firm, spines somewhat worn). First edition. "The botanist Pitton de Tournefort was sent on a mission to the Levant by Louis XIV in 1700. He was accompanied by the artist Claude Aubriet and the doctor Gundelsheimer. Pitton de Tournefort travelled extensively in the Archipelago, visiting most of the islands in the Cyclades. He also spent a considerable period in Crete before going to Constantinople and Asia Minor, the coasts of the Black Sea and then overland through Armenia to Persia. The travellers returned to Paris in June 1702. The text takes the form of letters to M. de Pontchartrain, who sponsored Pitton's mission. The very fine plates are after Aubriet's drawings, and illustrate costumes, botanical and zoological specimens, views and maps" (Blackmer catalogue). Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1707) was a French botanist and student of Pierre Magnol and professor at the Collège Royale in Paris. Tournefort was the first to describe the common azalea and rhododendron, as well as other plants he collected during this journey. The genus Tournefortia of the Boraginaceae was named after him. Tournefort notes not only plants, but geographical features, antiquities, the people he encounters, and their way of life, agriculture and industry, providing fascinating insights into areas then little known in western Europe. The number of plates varies of the present book as in 2 instances 2 plates are printed on a folded leaf, and these plates are sometimes counted as one or two. In our case they are counted as one plate.//B.M. (Nat. Hist.) V, p. 2128.

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        Ã§Â€ÂŸÃ¦Â¹Â˜Ã¥Â…«æ™¯ [Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers]


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      Jean-Baptiste Lamesle, Paris 1717 - Two parts in one publication from the 17th/18th century French antiquary and coin expert Dairval (1648-1722) documenting two separate collections of coins of antiquity. Bound in original calf with just remnants of a finely gilt decorated spine, decorative end papers, moderate rubbing at corners. Contains one full page illustration of coins, a printers device on title page, several decorative woodcuts and 11 in text coin engravings. A very good copy with a surprisingly tight and supple binding. Only occasional spotting. Text is 59 pages, not counting pre-lims. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres Patentes Du Roy, Portant Reglement Pour le Commerce des Colonies Françoises. Données à Paris au mois d'Avril 1717.

      Paris?, 1717. No Binding. Fine. small quarto, 11, [1] pp., a fine copy. This is the most important decree concerning French trade with her colonies, on which all subsequent regulations were based. This decree remained in force for a considerable time, suffering periodic amendments, to suit varying economic and political changes. Article I appoints the following ports as trading centers with America: Calais, Dieppe, Le Havre, Roüen, Honfleur, St. Malo, Morlaix, Brest, Nantes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Bayonne and Cette. Article II declares that "Toutes les denrées & marchandaises, soit du crû ou de la fabrique du Royaume, mesme la vaisselle d'argent, ou autres ouvrages d'Orfeverie; les vins & eaux-de-vie de Guyenne, ou autres Provinces destinez pour etre transportez aux Isles & Colonies Françoises, seront exempts de tous droits de sortie & d'entrée, ." and the same applies according to the next article, to the ships' munitions and provisions. By article X goods coming from abroad to be shipped to the French colonies pay the "droits d'entrée" into France but are exempt from the "droits de sortie," except in the case of foreign salt beef, which is exempt from both. As regards goods coming from America and destined for foreign countries, these also pay no dues, on condition that the necessary declarations are made and that the goods awaiting the conclusion of such sales are warehoused in any of the ports mentioned above, except St. Malo, Morlaix, Brest and Nantes. Five classes of goods may be imported for sale abroad at these four harbours as well, namely "sucres terrez ou cassonades, indigo, gingemvre, rocou & cacao provenant des Isle & Colonies Françoises," to be transported by land along certain specifically defined routes. The following are the Customs duties levied on imports from the Colonies for consumption in France: "Les Moscovades ou Sucres bruts, le cent pésant, Deux livres dix sols. Les Sucres terrez ou Cassonades, le cent pésant Huit livres. L'Indigo, cent sols le cent pésant. Le Gingenvre, quinze sols. Le Cotton en Laine, trente sols. Le Rocou, Deux livres dix sols. Les Confitures, Cinq livres. La Caffe ou Canefice, une livre. Le Cacao, Dix livres . Les Cuirs secs & en Poil, cinq sols de la Piece, Le caret ou Ecaille de Tortue de toutes sortes, Sept livres du cent pésant," this always in addition to any local dues. All goods from the Colonies had to pass through France, or at least a French port, and heavy penalties were imposed in cases where goods were shipped direct from the Colonies even to some neighboring foreign land, nor were ships destined for the Colonies allowed to load wine or other goods in any foreign country, not even in Madeira. This decree contains a number of other purely administrative regulations connected with French colonial trade. By a later decree these regulations were made to apply also to Canada. Unrecorded variant issue of Wroth and Annan 592. See Maggs, French Colonisation of America, 94 for their description of another variant issue. (Their price was £25 in 1936).

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