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        La Mechanique du Feu oder Kunst Die Würckng des Feuers zu vermehren, und die Kosten davon zu verringern

      Hanover: Nicholas Förster, 1717. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Early leather backed marbled boards, recornered in vellum. Wear at edges, front hinges a little rubbed but binding sound. Old ownership marks to title, scattered foxing and browning, heavier in spots. With the frontis from the French edition (1714) and 15 folding plates. [14],318,[10]pp. The first German edition, first published in French in 1714 (with only 12 plates). An important book on fireplace design and ventilation. Gauger's advances formed the underpinnings of the designs of Benjamin Franklin and Count Rumford. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: 045346.

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        Nouvelle Description Des Chateaux et Parcs De Versailles et De Marly

      , 1717 1717. PIGANIOL DE LA FORCE, Jean Aimar. Nouvelle Description des Châteaux et Parcs de Versailles et de Marly: contenant une explication historique de toutes les peintures, tableaux, statues, vases & ornemens qui s'y voient. Two volumes. xvi, 328; [6], 381(5) pp. Illustrated with 16 engraved folding plates depicting views and architectural plans. 8vo., 165 x 92 mm, uniformly bound in contemporary French calf, title gilt on spines on red morocco lettering piece, compartments gilt with small tools, red edges. Paris: Florentine Delaulne, 1717. |~||~||~||~||~| An excellent copy of this popular French guide book. The impressive Description des Châteaux et Parc de Versailles et de Marly, with 16 engraved folding plates executed by Scotin l'aîné after designs by Sébastien Leclerc. The present volumes comprise an important, and very early, architectural and artistic record of the King's châteaux at Versailles and Marly-le-Roi. The existence of the former is rarely documented in such great detail prior to the nineteenth century. The château at Marly-le-Roy (now destroyed) was a sumptuous country house built towards the end of the seventeenth century by Louis XIV. The estate was located in a narrow, enclosed valley which Louis deliberately chose as a site because it was secluded and offered no vistas or 'means of making one.' Berrall claims that "Louis changed his mind about the view and had a hill leveled to achieve one; then cascades were fashioned behind a small hermitage (a beautiful classic building designed by Mansart) to make an impressive water staircase with jets and marble statues. As the gardens grew, clipped trees were trained into elaborate canopies, avenues were cut into the woods, and statues were added." The central pavilion (inhabited by the King himself) and its twelve subsidiary pavilions were intended to suggest the sun surrounded by the signs of the zodiac. Marly was wholly abandoned by Louis XVI and was demolished after the Revolution, its art treasures having previously been dispersed. The present work also includes a description of the Labyrinth at Versailles with the fountains depicting the fables of Aesop, as rendered in verse by Benserade. Piganiol de la Force (1673-1753) is described by Weiss as "un compliateur exact et laborieux." The Description of these two châteaux first appeared in 1701 (an unillustrated duodecimo edition which comprised only 426 pages). The present set is of the ninth, and greatly augmented, edition. Very rarely found complete with all the plates, especially that depicting the celebrated machine at Marly which had been constructed to provide water for the fountains. Slightest damage to the heads of the spines and corners; otherwise, fine. Ernest de Ganay 40. Not in Millard, Besterman, Fowler, Hunt, Plesch, Nissen, or Pritzel. For other editions see Cohen-De Ricci 801, Berlin Katalog 2485, Sander 1559, Lewine 416, Cioranescu II, 1390, and Cicognara 4391. See also Berrall, The Garden: An Illustrated History, pp. 202-3.

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        Ragguaglio delle Nozze delle Maesta di Filippo Quinto

      , 1717 1717. PARMA. Ragguaglio delle Nozze delle Maesta di Filippo Quinto E di Elisabetta Farnese, Nata principessa di Parma, Re Cattolici Delle Spagne Solennemente celebrate in Parma l'Anno 1714. By Giuseppe Maggiali. 115, [1] pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and five large folding plates by various artists after I. Spolverini. Folio, 316 x 202 mm, bound in full contemporary speckled Italian calf, red leather title label on spine, gilt-tooled stamped tools in spine compartments. Parma: Nella Stamperia di S.A.S., 1717. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. A beautiful copy of one of the most attractive Fête books of the Italian Baroque. The illustrations include an allegorical frontispiece and five large, double-folding plates, etched by various artists after original designs by Ilario Spolverini. The text and etched plates document sumptious details attending the marriage of Philip V of Spain to Elizabeth Farnese of Parma in 1714. The wedding took place at the Parma Cathedral to much pomp and ceremony. "This was the culminating event for the Farnese family's dynastic ambitions, and its commemoration was ensured not only by this illustrated book, but also by the three series of narrative paintings that Duke Francesco Farnese commissioned from the local painter Ilario Spolverin" (Millard, Italian and Spanish Architectural Books, p. 341). The book is famous for the five folding etched plates; but the first holds pride of pre-eminence. It shows the magnificent cortège of the papal legate, Cardinal Gozzadini, Bishop of Imola, and the bridegroom Philip V entering the city of Parma on 15 September 1714. The order of the procession is described in detail in the text and the plate provides a seventy-three item legend of the participants at the bottom. "It is a boustrophedonic composition, in which the procession is made to cross eight times the width of the plate from top left to bottom left… At top right the pentagonal citadel of Parma is shown mistakenly (with six bastions) and joyously exploding in bursts of smoke, illustrating the cannon salute described in the text. The excitement of movement is further enlivened by the baggage train of mules and by the cantering horses that pull a great collection of fancy carriages or carry elaborately attired courtiers. The principal participants- the papal legate, the royal ambassador, and the Duke of Parma- are shown close to the actual center of the sheet under a baldachin" (Millard p. 344). The original drawing by Spolverini for this spectacular etched plate survives in the British Museum (Arisi 1986). The other fine plates include the wedding decorations adorning the exterior facade of the Cathedral and two interior views of the Cathedral, one of these interior views showing the actual ceremony, clearly indicating the particular participants, the invited guests, and the detailed costumes worn by each. The final plate offers a diagramatic plan of the Cathedral with the wedding seating chart. This copy is in extremely fine condition, fresh both inside and out. Very scarce thus. Melzi II, 403. Vinet 567. Lipperheide 2755. Berlin Katalog 3060. Cicognara 1491. Ruggieri 837. Millard 109. Not in Pinto Nuptialia.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      St. Cloud, 13. VI. 1717.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.. An Herzogin Dorothea Sophie von Parma, die Tochter des Kurfürsten Philipp Wilhelm von der Pfalz: "Ma Cousine. Mons.r Le Comte de Rivasso qui est un fort honnest homme et de mes amis estant prest a partir pour Parme je n'ay pust Le laisser retourner sans vous prier de le prendre sous vostre protection il Le meritte par le zelle qu'il a pour son maistre, je vous prie donc de luy estre favorable [...]". - Bartolomeo Odoardo Pighetti, Conte di Rivasso, war bis zu diesem Jahr Gesandter Parmas in Frankreich.

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        Atlas Portatilis, oder Compendieuse Vorstellung Der Gantzen Welt: in einer kleinen Cosmographie

      Nuremberg: Melchior Gottfried Hein, 1717. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). 1/4 leather over marbled boards, binding defective and in need of re-sewing, persistent stain in the lower right margin, scattered minor foxing and staining to the text pages, some light worming in the gutter affecting the inner fold of some of the maps - good internally overall . With 29 (of 30) finely hand colored maps, each double page and measuring 6 1/2" x 8" - lacking England. 261pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Geography & Maps; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045317.

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        Voyage au Levant "Relation D'Un Voyage au Levant

      Atlas & Travel Books: Lyons chez Anissn et Poseul. 1717. 3 Volumes, 4to.: [a-b3] A-Bb;2 ;A-Ee4; A-Cc2, à-ò 6. 152 plates. 20th Century quarter calf over marbled boards. Modern marbled endpapers The plates include maps, views, costumes, flora & fauna. In many cases the views are the first time the town has been illustrated. The botanical plates are important as in many instances he was the first to describe the plants he found. The text takes the form of letters to M.de Pontchartrain sponsor of the mission. Evenly toned throughout, Worm track to title [[30mm reducing thereafter] and first 9 leaves of Volume 3 with loss of a few letters. Boards rubbed. ex libris removed from front endpapers; shelf mark removed from spines . Joseph Pitton de Tournefort:"Relation D'Un Voyage au Levant" was first published, postumously, in Paris in 1717 [4to]; This edition was published the same year in Lyons [8vo]. The following year, 1818 two more editions were published; in Amsterdam [in the original French] [4to], and in London, translated in to English [8vo]. In 1737 an edition was published in Dutch, in Amsterdam [4to], followed in 1741 by a second English edition. The last edition was published in German in 1776 [8vo]. The plates, after the sketches and paintings of Claude Aubriet, therefore appear in a number of formats depending upon the edition. Joseph Pitton de Tournefort [ 1656-1708] was primarily a Botanist, who became a professor at the Jardin du Roi in Paris and is remembered for producing a system of plant classification and nomenclature in the 1690s. He was a pioneer in systematic botany, whose system of plant classification represented a major advance in his day and remains, in some respects, valid to the present time. His Institutiones Rei Herbariae (1700) might be described as the most important precursor of Linnaeus's work. In" Relation D'Un Voyage au Levant.."(1717) he 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 for him. He visited the Levant in the years 1700 -1702, at the command of Louis XIV; He was expressly commanded to go overland so that he could confirm the accuracy of the maps and reports the King was receiving from his ambassadors to the Caliphs of Alexandria & Constantinople. He was paticularly to observe the peoples, towns, cities, produce and manufacturing of the countries through which he travelled. Originally he was to travel through as far as Ethiopia via Eygypt, but he turned back early, on hearing reports of the Plague. He was accompanied on the Voyage by the artist Claude Aubriet. "Tournefort though a scholar was by no means a enthusiast and therefore his descriptions celebrated places may generally be depended If any thing he was too much disposed from not uncommon species of affectation to disparage places on which the ancients have thrown the rays of glory"  " The Lives of Celebrated Travellers: Jospeh Pitton de Tournefort..." By James Augustus St. John 1839. Blackmer/Navari 1318[1st edition]. Atlas & Travel Books The Levant

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        Opera, cum integris commentariis Servii, Phylargirii, Pierii. Accedunt scaligeri et lindenbrogii. Notae ad Culicem, Cirin, Catalecta. Ad. Cod. MS. Regium Parisiensem recensuit Pancratius Masvicius.

      Excudit Franciscus Halma, D. D. Ordinum Frisiae Typographus,, Leovardiae, 1717 - Ouvrage en langue latine. Virgile (ne a Andes pres de Mantoue, le 15 octobre de l an 70 av. J.-C., et mort en l an 19 av. J.-C.; surnomme le Prince des poetes latins, fut l ami d Horace. Le present volume contient les oeuvres completes, avec entre autres : Les Georgiques, poeme didactique de 28 av. J.-C. qui aborde successivement la culture des champs, l arboriculture (specialement la vigne; l elevage & l apiculture & l Eneide, long poeme epique et allegorique, inspire de l Odyssee et de l Iliade, offert a la gloire de la Rome passee et a venir. 2 vol., 26-178-12-30-1308-192 pp. + frontispice in-4, Relie demi-cuir prune a coins, dos orne a 5 nerfs, tranches peignees (coiffes usees, frottements aux mors, coins uses, une trace de ver), pages de garde peignees. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eines Sämmtlichen Stadt-Ministerii zu Halle Neu eingerichtetes Und mit einem Anhang verm. Gesang-Buch,

      Halle, Montag, 1717.. Voll Alter und Neuer Vor andern Geistreicher Lieder...Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 1222 Seiten, 24 Blatt, 48 Seiten, geglätteter Lederband der Zeit mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung sowie Monogram "A.R.M." und Jahreszahl "1757", 17 x 7,5 cm,. Schließen entfernt, sonst sehr gut erhalten. Hübsches Gesangsbuch in ungewöhnlichem Format.

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        A Voyage to the South-Sea And along the Coasts of Chili and Peru, in the Years 1712, 1713, and 1714 Particularly Describing the Genius and Constitution of the Inhabitants, as well Indians as Spaniards: Their Customs and Manners, Their Natural History, Mines, Commodities, Traffick with Europe, &c

      Jonah Bowyer, London 1717 - 355+[9]+index pages 36 of 37 maps and copper cuts of the coasts, harbor, cities, plants and other curiosities (comprising: 14 plates [3 folding], 22 maps, charts or plans [14 folding]). title page printed in red and black. Printed from the author's original plates inserted in the Paris edition. Lacks the frontispiece map. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 7 3/4") bound in leather with raised spine bands and red label with gilt lettering. Postscript by Dr Edmund Halley and an account of the settlement, commerce and riches of the Jesuits in Paraguay. (Palau 94965, Sabin 25926, Nissen ZBI 1433, Hill p117) First English edition. Frézier was educated in Paris and served as lieutenant of infantry from 1702 til 1707, when he entered the engineer corps. In 1712 the government sent him to examine the condition of the Spanish colonies in America. After visiting the principal points in Peru, Chili and Brazil, he returned to Marseilles. He pointed out several mistakes in the "Relation" of Father Feuille, and this led to a bitter controversy between the two travelers. Frézier introduced the large Chili strawberry into France. First published in France in 1714. The first edition into English is preferable to the French original "because it contains Halley's. postscript, which corrects certain geographical errors made by Frézier" (Hill). "The first part of this book gives an interesting account of the voyage from France around Cape Horn. The second part relates to the voyage along the coasts of Chile and Peru, describing the chief towns and cities. Frézier, a man of observation, brought back information of considerable geographical and scientific value. Much data is included about the native inhabitants. Condition: Rebacked with original spine label laid down; lacking frontispiece map and binder's leaf, free endpapers renewed, intermittent foxing else a very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat Horseman: Discovering the Surest Marks of the Beauty, Goodness, Faults, and Imperfections of Horses

      London: Printed for R. Bonwick, J. Tonson, T. Goodwin, [et al.]. 1717. The Second Edition Corrected from many Errors in the former Edition. Two parts, each with a separate title page, in one volume. Folio. [2], xlv, [1], 324 ; [2], xvi, 300, [4]pp., frontispiece portrait plate and six folded plates. Professionally bound in period style half leather and marbled-paper over boards with the original spine label preserved, edges stained red. Light creasing to three plates (1, 3, and 5), small professional paper repair to the fold of the first plate, scattered foxing and some moderate staining to the margins at the back of part two, a good copy in a handsome period style binding. .

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        The wisdom of God manifested in the works of the creation: in two parts, viz. The heavenly bodies, elements, meteors, fossils, vegetables, animals ... and in the admirable structure of the bodies of man, and other animals ...

      London : printed by R. Harbin, for William Innys ..., 1717, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Seventh EditionVery good copy in the original, full, blind-tooled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages; Physical desc.: [1] pl. (front.), [1] l., [22] p., pp. [17]-405 : 1 port. (front.) ; 20 cm. Subject: Natural theology. Science - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: ESTC t093667, Keynes, 66. Frontispiece engraved by G. Vertue. Divisional title-page.

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        Austriana regina Arabiae. Editio secunda.

      Salzburg, Johann Dratzieher, 1717.. 12°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette (Doppeladler). 215 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd.. Eigentlich dritte Ausgabe dieses seltenen neulateinischen Barock-Romans; erschien zuvor 1687 und 1688 in Augsburg. - Der in Straubing geborene Verfasser lebte um die Wende vom 17. zum 18. Jahrhundert, war kurbair. Hofgerichtsadvokat, Hofrichter des Klosters Rottenbuch, dann Rat der freien Reichsritterschaft in Schwaben und zuletzt Syndikus und Oberrichter des Klosters Steingaden. Bekannt wurde er vor allem als Herausgeber des "Chur-Bayerischen Atlas". - Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Vereinzelt einige kl. Wurmspuren. - Vgl. Georgi II, 32 (EA 1687) u. Kosch IV, 488 (ohne diesen Titel); nicht bei Faber du Faur u. Goedeke.

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        Bibliotheca Eruditorum Praecocium Sive Ad Scripta Huius Argumenti Spicilegium et Accessiones

      Hamburg, Germany [Hamburgi]: Apud Christianum Liebezeit. 1717. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Good. Sound copy in full contemporary speckled calf leather with raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, spine label absent, all edges speckled red, marbled endpapers, frontis engraving, engraved title page in red and black, [12], 430, [16] pages including index and errata. Covers rubbed with chipping to the spine head and upper corner, sound binding, transparent and reasonably faint dampstain throughout, pages otherwise generally clean with some light soil to the title page, old pencil notes on preliminary blank, no other markings.

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        De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti

      Hamburgi: Christian Liebezeit 1717. pp., [vi], [plate], 184, [16]., Charles Kingsley's bookplate on pastedown, with note pasted to ffep indicating that he owned the book during the period during which he lived at Eversley rectory between 1844 - 1875. Contemporary full vellum binding. Minor warping to boards, some fading and a few exterior marks. Four wormholes to spine, though the text is unaffected. A hint of waterstaining to the margins of text block, some minor foxing and toning to later pages. . Very Good. Full Vellum. 1717. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Fine warrant document boldly signed at the head (1660-1727, King of Great Britain & Ireland, Creator of the Cabinet System of Government)

      1717 - ordering that the "Board of General Officers for the future shall consist of those mention'd in the List hereunto annex'd, or such of them as shall be present, who are every two months to elect . seven General Officers to Constitute a Board . to meet at the Great Room at the Horse Guards from time to time . in order to have the Inspection of the Cloathing of Our Forces and to Consider and Report to us their Opinion upon all matters that shall be Refer'd to them either by Us, Our Captain General and Secretary at Warr . as well as whatsoever may be refer'd to them as afors'd" and giving further details of the constitution of the board, together with the "List of General Officers" referred to in the document, countersigned by James CRAGGS the younger (1686-1721, Secretary at War), 2 sides folio, Hampton Court, 28th September dampstaining on right hand edge slightly affecting the countersignature and last few words of text

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        Oeuvres de Mr. Mariotte, de l'Academie Royale des Sciences; Divisee en deux Tomes, Comprenant tous les Traitez de cet Auteur, tant ceux qui avoient deja paru separement, que ceux qui n'avoient pas encore ete publiez. Revues et corrigees de nouveau. - [2 Bände in 1 Band]. -

      Leiden: Pierre van der Aa 1717,. 2 Bände in 1 Band, 6 Bll., 320 Seiten, 2 Bll., Seiten (321)-701, 31 nicht paginierte Seiten, 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen, 25 (recte: 26) Kupferstich-Falttafeln, Ganzpergamentband mit auf den Falz gezogenen Pergamentriemchen, Titelvergoldung auf Leder-Rückenschildchen, farbiger Blattschnitt, 23,5 x 19 cm. 2 Bände in 1 Band. - Mit beiden Titelblättern in Rot- und Schwarzdruck und gestochener Titelvignette und allen 26 Tafeln (Tafeln 1-4, 4* und 5-25). - Der Band stammt aus der Bibliothek des Naturwissenschaftlers Eberhard Stengel (1936-2013) und trägt dessen eigenhändigen Namenszug in zartem Bleistift auf einem auf dem vorderen Spiegel montierten älteren Papierstreifen. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, ohne fliegende Vorsätze. Die Titelblätter mit älteren, teils getilgten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar..

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        Oeuvres de Mr. Mariotte, de l'Académie Royale des Sciences; Divisée en deux Tomes, Comprenant tous les Traitez de cet Auteur, tant ceux qui avoient déja paru séparément, que ceux qui n'avoient pas encore été publiez. Revues et corrigées de nouveau. - [2 B ände in 1 Band].

      Pierre van der Aa, Leiden 1717 - 2 Bände in 1 Band, 6 Bll., 320 Seiten, 2 Bll., Seiten (321)-701, 31 nicht paginierte Seiten. 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen, 25 (recte: 26) Kupferstich-Falttafeln, Ganzpergamentband mit auf den Falz gezogenen Pergamentriemchen, Titelvergoldung auf Leder-Rückenschildchen, farbiger Blattschnitt, 23,5 x 19 cm. 2 Bände in 1 Band. - Mit beiden Titelblättern in Rot- und Schwarzdruck und gestochener Titelvignette und allen 26 Tafeln (Tafeln 1-4, 4* und 5-25). - Der Band stammt aus der Bibliothek des Naturwissenschaftlers Eberhard Stengel (1936-2013) und trägt dessen eigenhändigen Namenszug in zartem Bleistift auf einem auf dem vorderen Spiegel montierten älteren Papierstreifen. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, ohne fliegende Vorsätze. Die Titelblätter mit älteren, teils getilgten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. 1502 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Philosophical Inquiry concerning Human Liberty. The second Edition corrected.

      London, Printed for R. Robinson, 1717.. 8vo. (1) leaf (title), vi p. (Preface), (2) p. (Contents), 118 p. Contemporary red full morocco, gilt borders, gilt edges of covers, corners bumped, faded richly gilt spine, all edges gilt. Minor foxing. Old catalogue cutting pasted on first endpaper. The first edition was also published in 1717. Anthony Collins (1676-1719), deist, freethinker, follower and friend of Locke. The book is said to be a "powerful statement of the doctrine of necessitarianism" (Enc. of Philos. II, 144). And "is his last strictly philosophical work, in which he unites the psychic determinism of Locke with the metaphysical determinism of Hobbes and Spinoza. The work was widely praised by Voltaire, Priestley (who reprinted it in 1790) and the French materialists" (Dict. of 18th c British Philosophers). See also Israel, Radical Enlightenment, p. 614ff.: "Collins was a philosophical necessitarian and radical Bible critic who firmly believed great benefits would accrue to society from the new freedom to philosophize ... But was all this freedom and intellecual progress worth the disillusionment and disruption?".

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        Politica Austriaca in imperatoribus austriacis.

      Wien, Schönewetter 1717.. 4°. 6 Bll., 187 S., 6 Bll. Mit gest, Frontisp., Vignetten u. 17 blattgr. gest. Portraits. Ldr. d. Zt. Alter hs. Besitzverm. Berieb. Kl Fehstelle am unt. Kap. im unt. w. Rd. durchgeh. braunfleckig.. Wurzbach IX, 386; de Backer-S. IV, 390,2 - Die Portraits der habsburgischen Kaiser von Rudolf I. bis Karl VI

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        The Compleat Horseman: Discovering the Surest Marks of the Beauty, Goodness, Faults, and Imperfections of Horses

      London: Printed for R. Bonwick, J. Tonson, T. Goodwin, [et al.]. 1717. The Second Edition Corrected from many Errors in the former Edition. Two parts, each with a separate title page, in one volume. Folio. [2], xlv, [1], 324 ; [2], xvi, 300, [4]pp., frontispiece portrait plate and six folded plates. Professionally bound in period style half leather and marbled-paper over boards with the original spine label preserved, edges stained red. Light creasing to three plates (1, 3, and 5), small professional paper repair to the fold of the first plate, scattered foxing and some moderate staining to the margins at the back of part two, a good copy in a handsome period style binding. .

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        Pharmacopée Royale Galenique et Chymique. Nouvelle Edition

      Paris: Anisson & Posuel, 1717. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary leather respined and edged in modern leather, old bookplates on the added endpaper. Lovely engraved title and 5 plates. Light dampstain to foredge, plates a bit soiled at edges, a few small wormholes at rear. Explication des plus communs caracteres chymiques pasted to rear blank. Old catalog entry pasted to rear added endpaper. Generally clean and bright; binding is tight and square. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Inventory No: 039123.

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        Schloßansicht mit den Parkanlagen aus der Vogelschau, "Vue generale de Charlottenbourg".

      . Kupferstich v. M. Engelbrecht n. Eosander de Göthe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1717, 40,7 x 58,5. Ernst, Eosander .., Nr. 10; Fauser, Nr. 1379. Nicht bei Kiewitz. - Blick aus der Vogelschau ( der Betrachter schwebt über der Schloßstraße ) zum Schloß und dem Schloßpark. Im Hintergrund die Spree.

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        Schloßansicht, "Prospect des Königl. Lusthauses Charlottenburg gegen den Garten anzusehen".

      . Kupferstich v. Eosander de Göthe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1717, 32 x 70. Ernst, Eosander, Nr. 9; Nicht bei Kiewitz und Fauser. - Blick vom Park zum Schloß.

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        Vue General de la Maison du plaisance, de la Majeste Le Roy de Prusse, nomme mon Byou, Batie devant Berlin sur la Spree.

      . Kupferstich v. Böcklin n. Eosander de Goethe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1717, 44,8 x 68. Ernst, Eosander .., Nr. 2; Fauser Nr. 1382; Kiewitz 494; Berndt 210. - Blick aus halber Vogelschau über die Spree hinweg zum Schloß, dahinter der Schloßpark. Auf der Spree Schiffe.

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        Schloßansicht, "Prospect des Königl. Lusthauses Charlottenburg gegen den Garten anzusehen".

      . Kupferstich v. Eosander de Göthe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1717, 32 x 70. Ernst, Eosander .., Nr. 9; nicht bei Fauser und Kiewitz. Blick vom Park zum Schloß. Mehrere Längsfalten geglättet, oberer Rand angerändert.

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        Map of North America Corrected from the Latest Discoveries And Observations

      London c. 1717 - Hand-coloured engraved map, on two sheets, joined, extending north to south from Baffin's Bay to Panama, elaborate pictorial cartouche upper left, 'G. Willdey' advertisement below cartouche, some skilful repairs along old folds. Dimensions: 965 × 650mm (38 × 25.5 inches). A fine example of a rare and beautiful map. The present map seems to be an amalgam of two Delisle maps, the 'Carte Du Canada.' and the 'Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride.' both from 1703, and is taken from his composite Atlas of c.1717. Willdey has incorporated a lavish cartouche showing a vignette of George I flanked by a trumpeting angel and Mercury above a personification of America. George Willdey (fl.1707-1737) had broad commercial interests: his shop was stocked with all manner of goods and commodities, many of which are listed and illustrated on this map, including spectacles, scientific instruments, cutlery, toys, snuff, and so on. However, the cartographic side of his business seems not to have been very successful, and few examples of his maps survive.

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        Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey,

      London: for W. Meares, and J. Brown,, 1717. Who Flourish'd in the Reign of Henry the Eighth. Printed from a Correct Copy. With the Poems of Sir Thomas Wiat, and others his Famous Contemporaries. To which are added some Memoirs of his Life and Writings. Octavo (188 × 114 mm). Late 18th-century green straight-grained morocco, single gilt rules, flat spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Three ownership inscriptions to title in different places, though not disfiguring: one undated, one dated 1892, and the inscription dated 1798 of the literary scholar Octavius Graham Gilchrist (1779?-1823), with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Binding a little rubbed, an excellent copy. First edition printed outside the 16th century, and for most collectors the earliest obtainable edition of the poems of Howard and Wyatt, the "first reformers of our English meetre and stile". First published in 1557, any of the 16th-century editions are notably rare.

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        POEMS OF HENRY HOWARD,Earl of Surrey. Who Flourish'd in the Reign of Henry the Eighth. Printed from a Correct Copy. With the Poems of Sir Thomas Wiat, and others his Famous Contemporaries. To which are added some Memoirs of his Life and Writings

      W. Meares, and J. Brown.London.,1717. 8vo.First edition printed outside the sixteenth century,and for most collectors the earliest obtainable edition of the poems of Howard and Wyatt,the "first reformers of our English meetre and stile".First published in 1557,any of the sixteenth-century editions are notably rare.Late eighteenth-century green straight-grained morocco, single gilt rules,flat spine lettered in gilt,marbled endpapers,gilt edges.Three ownership inscriptions to title in different places,though not disfiguring:one undated,one dated 1892,and the inscription dated 1798 of the literary scholar Octavius Graham Gilchrist (1779?"1823), with his bookplate to the front pastedown.Binding a little rubbed but overall an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Bibliotheca Eruditorum Praecocium Sive Ad Scripta Huius Argumenti Spicilegium et Accessiones

      Apud Christianum Liebezeit, Hamburg, Germany [Hamburgi] 1717 - Sound copy in full contemporary speckled calf leather with raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, spine label absent, all edges speckled red, marbled endpapers, frontis engraving, engraved title page in red and black, [12], 430, [16] pages including index and errata. Covers rubbed with chipping to the spine head and upper corner, sound binding, transparent and reasonably faint dampstain throughout, pages otherwise generally clean with some light soil to the title page, old pencil notes on preliminary blank, no other markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        UNTERRICHT VON DER MAGIA NATURALI UND DERSELBEN MEDIZINISCHEN GEBRAUCH AUF MAGISCHE WEISE, WIE AUCH BEZAUBERTE DINGE ZU CURIREN : WELCHEM BEYGEFÜGET EIN NEU-ERÖFFNETES KUNST-CABINET UND ANTONII MIZALDI HUNDERT CURIEUSE KUNST-STÜCKE MIT EINEM NOETHIGEN REGISTER [bound with:] SCHATZKAMMER DER NATUR: GRÜNDLICHE ERKLÄRUNG ZWEYER GROSSEN GEHEIMNÜSSEN, UND ERSTLICHEN DIE EXTRACTIO DER SPIRITUALISCHEN MUMIÆ DES MENSCHEN, UND ANDERER THIER. . . AUCH WIE SIE ZU ABWENDUNG VIELER KRANCKHEITEN, UND ANDERER MEHR MAGISCHER OPERATION IHRER KRAFFT UND WIRCKUNG UNSICHTBARLICH VOLBRINGEN THUT. . . ZUM ANDERN VO DEM GROSSEN MYSTERIO MAGICO, DES BAUMS ERKENTNÜSS GUTES UND BÖSES, AUCH DES BAUMS DES LEBENS, VON WELCHEM BEYDEM SECRETIS MAGICIS THEOP. IN LIBELLO DE TEMPORE, UND DENN IM BÜCHLEIN VON URSPUNG DER KÜNSTEN. . . TRACTAT. VON NEWEN ANS LIECHT GEBRACHT DURCH J. LUPIUM F.D. ANNO MDCLI

      Frankfurt and Leipzig: Christoph Gottlieb Nicolai, 1717. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes in one. 16mo. [14],296,[18] pp. plus frontispiece; 75 pp. plus two folding plates. In German. Modern vellum, manuscript spine title, gilt sun device in spine, gilt sun, moon, and star devices in cover. Title page of first work in black and red. Trimmed close, touching some text. Toning throughout, light dampstains in text and plates of second work. Very good. A Sammelband of two early modern texts on alchemy and practical magic: the first edition of Johann Martius's "Lessons on Natural Magic" and the 1651 second edition of Jacob Wolff's "Treasure Chamber of Nature..." (after the first of 1645). Johann Nikolaus Martius was a Brunswick-based physician whose works focused on magic's practical applications. Thorndike refers to his 1700 dissertation as a "last word in the seventeenth century on magic": "He divided magic into three kinds: natural, artificial or mathematical, and diabolic. He accepted various legendary instances of artificial or mathematical magic... On the other hand, he despaired of the aeronautical arts ever succeeding. He approved of the cabbala, but regarded geomancy as without any natural foundation... Martius felt that it was necessary to build up a new astrology based on experience, although he did not have much hope that this would come about. But he did not doubt that the human soul had power to leave its body and join itself with other things" (HISTORY OF MAGIC AND EXPERIMETAL SCIENCE Vol. VIII, p. 625). His text here discusses the principles of natural magic and includes numerous recipes for curing ailments, effecting changes in foods, manufacturing paints, etc., followed by one hundred repices along the same lines by 16th-century French physician and astrologer Antoine Mizauld. Jacob Wolff (1642-1694) was an early member of the Academy of the Curious as to Nature (the Leopoldina), where he played a major role in the establishment of its library and natural history collection. His Schatzkammer is largely a discussion of Paracelsus's ideas of Mumia and Arcanum, and he writes at length of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil and the Tree of Life, as illustrated in the folding plates. Two rare works representing the last generations of alchemists at the dawn of the Enlightenment.

      [Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera]
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        Das jetzt lebende Europa oder Genealogische Beschreibung .......

      Verlag Niedtens Frankfurth und Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1717. Format 8° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . - 3 Teile in einem Buch - ,1. Buch " Genealogische Beschreibung aller jetzt lebenden durchlauchtigsten Häupter "Titelkupfer + 352 Seiten = 2. Buch " Genealogische Beschreibung aller jetzt lebenden geistlichen und weltlichen Häupter des römischen Reichs " Titelkupfer + 320 Seiten = 3. Buch J.F.Treibers" Genealogie des Hauses Schwartzburg...(Titel verkürzt) " Titelkupfer + 168 Seiten = alle für Eintragungen beigebundene Seiten unbeschriftet , Pergament (stark gebräunt) der Zeit mit Rückentitel , Vorsätze etwas bestoßen , Buchblock sehr gut und straff , jedoch auch durchgängig altersbedingt gebräunt = Ich habe einige Bilder zum Buch zusammengestellt.Auf Anfrage ist die Zusendung als normale Zipdatei ( nicht 7zip) möglich. Diese müßte problemlos " auszupacken " sein! =

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        Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha / Guilielmi Camdeni ; e codice pr?claro Smithiano, propria auctoris manu correcto, multisque magni momenti additionibus locupletato... ... eruit ediditque Tho. Hearnius, qui ... (Truncated)

      [London] : [T. Hearne], 1717, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha / Guilielmi Camdeni ; e codice præclaro Smithiano, propria auctoris manu correcto, multisque magni momenti additionibus locupletato... ... eruit ediditque Tho. Hearnius, qui & alium codicem e` bibliotheca Rawlinsoniana adhibuit - [Complete in 3 volumes]Very good copiesa all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; [4], clxxxiii, [24], 199 p : ill, ports ; 21 cm. Author statement precedes title on title-page. Initials, headpieces. Edited by Thomas Hearne. Reference: ESTC t151912. Subjects; Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. Other names Hearne, Thomas, 1678-1735. Language; Latin.

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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'Arménie, de la Georgie, des Frontières de Perse & de l'Asie Mineure

      Imprimerie Royale 1717 2 volumes in - 4 (26 x 20,5 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièces de titre et tomaison de maroquin rouge, tranches marbrées bleues (reliure d'époque). Edition originale,illustrée de 152 belles gravures dont 4 sur double page et 1 dépliante (cartes, plans, vues, science naturelle, botanique, scènes). (défauts d'usage et frottements, tome 1 mors inférieur du premier plat fendu, quelques manques de cuir sur les coiffes, quelques rousseurs). / / 2 quarto volumes (26 x 20,5 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco labels, blue marbled edges (contemporary binding). Firt edition, illustrated with 152 fine engravings including 4 on double page and 1 folding (maps, plans, views, natural science, botany, scenes). (defects of use and rubbings, vol. 1 low join cracked on top cover, some lack of leather on top and bottom of spine, some spots).

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        Fair Payment No Spunge

      London: J. Brotherton and W. Meddows,, 1717. Or, some considerations on the unreasonableness of refusing to receive back money lent on publick securities. And the necessity of setting the nation free from the insupportable burthen of debt and taxes. Octavo (185 × 108 mm), pp. [8], 79. Rebound in quarter calf and marbled boards, spine ruled in compartments, red morocco label to front board. Paper flaw to ten leaves where the top of the leaf was apparently caught in the press, with a vertical tear between 10 and 25 mm in length affecting one or two characters on between one and three lines, sense fully recoverable. A good copy, scarce in commerce. First edition, in which Defoe defended Walpole's Sinking Fund, which he said was regarded by the "landed men and gentlemen throughout the whole island" as "a healing, advantagious proposal" while the "moneyed men, and stock-jobbers, chiefly in the city of London" opposed it. (Defoe, The Conduct of Robert Walpole, pp. 49-52, 57, 59). Defoe demonstrated "that Walpole's scheme was no more than a means of doing justice to creditors who had loaned money to the government at lower interest rates than were now legal. Defoe claimed for himself the credit of having stopped the objections that had been made to the Sinking Fund" (Sill).

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        The Fruit-Garden Kalendar: Or, A Summary of the Art of Managing the Fruit-Garden. [with] The Gentleman's Recreation: Or, The Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved. [with] The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening (three volumes in one)

      London: Bernard Lintot, 1717 to 1718. First edition, second edition, and fifth edition, respectively. Full Calf. Very Good Plus. Three volumes in one. [4], vi, v, [1], 149, [3]; [xxii], 115, [1]; [x], 84 pp. ., Folding engraved frontispiece in first title; engraved frontispiece and 4 folding plates in second work; engraved frontispiece in third work. The three titles bound together in one octavo volume, measuring 8 by 5 inches, 20 by 13 cm. Period full paneled calf, rebacked calf spine, with five raised bands. A complete set of Lawrence's 'Art of Gardening' series. A fourth title (not present), 'The Lady's Recreation' was authored by Charles Evelyn. Marbled endpapers. Ownership inscription on blank preliminary. Some shelfwear to boards. Some light foxing but overall fresh looking interior.

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        Veduta del Campo di S. Moise in Venetia. [Domenico Lovisa, 1717].

      Venezia, Domenico Lovisa, 1717. Incisione su rame, foglio unico su carta spessa (f.to 378x473 mm misurati alla battuta). Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, con ampi margini, tracce di piega centrale verticale, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Tratta da Il Gran Teatro di Venezia 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.

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        The Pantheon, Representing the Fabulous Histories of the Heathen Gods and Most Illustrious Heroes

      London: J, Walthoe, J. Nicholson, J. & B. Sprint, B. Tooke and J. Hooke, 1717. "...in a Short, Plain and Familiar Method, by way of Dialogue. Illustrated and adorned with elegant copper cuts of the several deities. Written by Fra. Pomey, of the Society of Jesus, Author of the French and Latin Dictionary; for the Use of the Dauphin. The Seventh Edition, in which the whole Translation is revised, and much amended: Whereby it is now made more fit than any of the former Impressions for the Use of Schools." A twice-rebound copy, good plus; bound in 3/4 leather in the 19th century, rebacked with a cloth spine recently. An old red leather title-piece, possibly the original, is reapplied to the new spine. Leather corners worn; marbled boards a little rubbed; marbled edges dark on top. Lt. green endpapers, with the armorial bookplate of a Christopher Harrison on the front pastedown. 408 pp. + index. Frontispiece plus 9 engraved plates, facing pp. 12, 33, 66, 86, 110, 141, 158, 215, & 276. This excellent artist is unknown to me; I believe the plates in the 19th-century editions are different. There are initials on the title page, no other writing in text. Some signatures are foxed a great deal more than those around them; A (including title page and preface), E, H, O, EE and FF. Foxing elsewhere is minimal or completely absent.. Hard Cover.

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        Antiquitates sacrae veterum hebraeorum breviter delineatae ab Hadriano Relando

      Trajecti Batavorum: Ex libraria Gulielmi Broedelet, Bibliopolae, 1717. ril pergamena coeva contitolo impresso al dorso (vellum). Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo. Nella prima pagina bianca breve iscrizione, datata 1798. Editio tertia. . Partis primae: De locis sacris. Partis secundae: De personis sacris. Partis tertiae: De rebus sacris: Partis quartae: De temporibus sacris. Una tavola incisa in antiporta e bozzetto al frontespizio Pagine leggermente brunite, con fioriture. Fori di tarlo che interessano alcune pagine. Pergamena posteriore con mancanze. Dorso con piccola etichetta (Lightly cracking cover and lightly yellowed)

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        London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1718

      ONT>%0D%0ABy Various 1717 - %0D%0AA very scarce miniature almanack from 1717. %0D%0AVery rare and very early. %0D%0AThe leaves for January and February are bound upside-down, and it is missing the leaf for July, along with the original folding frontispiece. %0D%0AAccording to Bondy the earliest London Almanack is dated 1690 and held by the British Library; the earliest seen by Bondy was dated 1713. . . (DW)%0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a decorative calf binding. Externally, rather worn, with loss to the leather. Joints are starting. Internally, generally firmlybound, although hinges are strained and rear endpaper is missing. Loss to the front free-endpaper. Pages have some handling marks and foxing, along with some ink annotations. Overall: GOOD ONLY. %0D%0A%0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De noxiis paludum effluviis, eorumque remedis.

      . Romae: Salvioni, 1717, 4°, XXXXII, 479, (1 Errata) pp., schwarz/rot gedrucktes Titelblatt mit Titelvignette und 1 gefalt. Kupferstichtafel, im Halbpergamenteinband der Zeit; minimal fleckig; feines Exemplar.. FIRST EDITION. "Lancisi suggested that since malaria disappears after drainage it was due to some sort of poison emanating from marshes and possibly transmitted by mosquitoes. He planned a drainage scheme for marshy regions" G&M - - "By early seventeenth century, Italian physician Giovanni Maria Lancisi (1654-1720) made some astounding observations on malaria. In 1716, he first described a characteristic black pigmentation of the brain and spleen in the victims of malaria. Lancisi linked malaria with poisonous vapours of swamps or stagnant water on the ground. In 1717, in his monograph titled Noxious Emanations of Swamps and Their Cure, he echoed the old theories of Varro and Celsus by speculating that malaria was due to minute "bugs" or "worms" which entered the blood and revived the old idea that mosquitoes might play a role." - "Lancisi postulated two ways in which malaria might be spread by mosquitoes. In one, the insects deposit microscopic organisms in uncovered food and drink, and the human consumption of this contaminated material produces the disease. Lancisi's second postulated mechanism was the correct one for malaria. Mosquitoes, he writes, "always inject their salivary juices into the small wounds which are opened by the insects on the surface of the body." Because "all their viscera are filled with deleterious liquids...no controversy can arise among professional men concerning the harmful effect which the insects of the swamps, by mixing their injurious juices with the saliva...inflict upon us." But, lacking proof, Lancisi conceded that there might still be some validity in the old bad-air theory. Lancisi also proposed the draining of marshes to eradicate malaria." B.S. Kakkilaya's Malaria Web Site - - Garrison-Morton No. 5232; Heirs of Hippocrates 447; NLM/Blake, p. 254; Osler 3151; Wellcome III, p. 441.

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        Histoire De La Persecution De Deux Saints Eveques Par Les Jesuites: L'un Dom Bernardin De Cardenas, Eveque Du Paraguai Dans l'Amerique Merdionale, L'Autre Dom Philippe Pardo Archeveque De L'Eglise De Manile Metropolitaine Des Isles Philippines

      France: N.P.. 1717. 16.5 cm x 9.5 Cm. H Hard Cover. Fair. Second edition, 1717. Half-Title: Moral Pratique des Jesuites, Tome Cinquieme. In French. First published in 1671 in Holland, the first edition being exceptionally rare [Sabin 10804]. Full contemporary calf with spine labels, five raised spine bands, marbled edges and endpapers, xxiv, 517, [7] pages. Covers rubbed and a bit crackled from past dryness (now stabilized), joints rubbed, small chips to corners and spine ends, very short surface split to front joint at the top, text block firm, pages have some age-toning and occasional foxing, old price in ink at far upper corner of preliminary blank. Externally fair to good, internally very good.

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