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        Germanus Constans Neuer moralischer Tractat von der Liebe gegen die Personen andern Geschlechts, darinnen so wohl überhaupt die Regeln der Klugheit so bey Liebes-Affairen vorzukommen pflegen, vorgestellet werden, als insonderheit die Christliche, Eheliche, Freundschaffts, Galanterie, Societäts, Concubinats und Huren-Liebe moralisch abgehandelt werden

      Leipzig, Martini, 1717.. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 8 Kupfertafeln. 11 Bll., 862 S. Prgt. d. Zt. Hayn-Got. I, 669; Gay-L. III, 328. - Selten. "Mit 8 merkw. allegor. Kupfern mit Sinnsprüchen" (H.-G.). - Einband etwas altersfleckig, hintere Decke tls. mit Verlust des Bezugs. Gebräunt und tls. stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        The Vocal Pocket Companion Being a Select Collection of the Most Favorite Catches, Glees and Duetts, for Two and Three Voices Humbly Inscribed to Mrs Crewe By Her Most Obedient and Obliged Servant

      London, [C.1780s]: George Smart, Printed for the Editor at His Music Warehouse. First and Only Edition. Dimensions 4 x 5.5 Inches. [2], 3-52ff. Each leaf mounted on stiff card. Engraved title and index leaves, the remainder printed. Very slight chipping to extremities and some browning to first two and final leaf. Preserved in nineteenth-century red morocco slipcase, a trifle rubbed. A scarce compendium of 50 popular choral music printed on small cards presumably produced to be held in the hand. The dedicatory nod to society hostess Fanny Crewe suggests these were produced for the luxury market, to be used in a social rather than professional setting. Whilst many of the pieces are attributed to the composers Lawes, Hilton, Baildon, Purcell, Brewer, Arne, Festing, Greene, Goodgrow, Byrd, Hayes, Atterbury, Wilson, Harrington, Holmes, King, Lawes, Travers and Gregory, others are published without a name attached. Included in the later category is 'So peaceful rests without a stone', taken from the sixth verse of Pope's Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady (1717) and 'Fear no danger to ensue the hero loves as well' from Purcell's Dido and Aneas (1689). George Smart (1750/51?-1818?), musical instrument maker and publisher, relocated his 'music warehouse' to the corner of Argyll St. from nearby Conduit St in around 1774. According to Humphries and Smith's Music Publishing in the British Isles, (Oxford, 1970), it survived until 1805.The apparent rarity of this set both in commerce and institutionally makes this survival in such good condition more remarkable; OCLC locates a single set at the British Library (dated C.1785). A similar, likely subsequent Smart production with a very similar title, but with the replacement of 'new collection' for 'select collection' and naming 'the following eminent masters, viz. Dr Cooke, Danby, Webbe, Finesche, Callcott' to the title is recorded by OCLC at BL and Yale. Both titles have long been highlighted as treasures: forming single lots 66 and 68 at Sotheby's book sale of February 9th 1837.

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      Published by E. Nutt, 1717. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Shewing Not Only the Laws Now in Force But the Original of Forests, What They Are, and How They Differ from Chases, Parks and Warrens With All Such Things As Are Incident to Either. Together With the Proper Terms of Art, Collected Out of the Common and Statute Laws of This Realm; as Also From the Assises and Iters of Pickering and Lancaster and Several Other Ancient and Learned Authors. Treating Also of the Offices of Agistors, Beadles, Foresters, Keepers, Rangers, Verderors and Woodwards and of the Courts of Attachment Etc. With All the Variety of Cases Relating to Forests, Chases, Parks and Warrens and All the Laws Concerning the Game Made, Adjudged or Repealed Since the Year 1665. The Fourth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. 7.5 x 4.5 inches. Full brown leather binding. Raised bands, gilt title to spine. 435 pages + 23 pages "The Table". Endpapers browned. Contents in general very good. Boards scuffed. Top and tail of spine chipped with loss. Corners worn. [S]

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        Instructor Clericalis. Part IV. Being a continuance of Bars and other Pleadings from the Third Part.

      Printed by E. Nutt for John Walthoe and Tho Bever,, London: 1717 - [iv], xvi, 483pp. Latin passages done in black-letter. Pages tanned, but otherwise unmarked. In a recent fine quarter binding of black calf with five raised bands ruled in gilt, with marbled boards. Very nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        La Mendicit? sbandita col sovvenimento de? poveri tanto nelle Citt? che ne? Borghi, Luoghi e Terre de? Stati di qua e di l? da? Monti, e Colli di Sua Maest? Vittorio Amedeo .. come altres? lo stabilimento degli Ospiz

      Subject: (Economia - Storia sociale). Torino, Gio. Francesco Mairesse e Giovanni Radix, 1717 ? 1719 ? 1720. Cinque parti in un 4to p.pelle coeva, fregi e tit. in oro al dorso (lisa, con asportazioni alle cuffie) pp. VIII-196, 144-(8), 52-(4), 24; 85-(1). Antica nota manoscritta al primo frontespizio. Raccolta completa dei regolamenti dell?Ospizio di Carit? di Torino e delle Congregazioni di Carit? delle altre Provincie. Buon esemplare. Einaudi, 2800, 5106, 5107.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Carte des Antilles Francoises et des Isles Voisines

      Paris: Guillaume Del'Isle, 1717. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with modern hand outline. Image measures 25.25" x 14.5". Beautiful early map of the Lesser Antilles on thick paper. Aging to edges, light scattered foxing, mostly in margins.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New:

      Oxford: by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty,, 1717. Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches. Imperial folio (533 × 348 mm). Contemporary blue goatskin with the gilt arms of George I as King of Great Britain 1714–1727 to the centre of each cover and his crowned monogram in the centre of each spine compartment, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments, sides with wide gilt border, marbled endpaper, gilt edges; rebacked with original spine laid down, silk ties lacking. Royal ruled in red throughout. Title page in red and black. With numerous engraved head- and tailpieces. The New Testament has separate register and title page dated 1716; with the Apocrypha. Small book label removed from front pastedown, ownership inscription of William Sawton, 1884, to front blank. Rubbed, front cover darkened, rear cover somewhat faded, some browning from old page markers, still a very good copy of this impressive volume. The Vinegar Bible, a magnificent production from the new university press at Oxford, the gilt arms of George I indicating that this copy was bound for use at one of the royal chapels. A condition of Baskett's lease of the university press was the contribution of £2,000 towards the building of a new printing house; the move from the Sheldonian into Clarendon House took place in October 1713. Baskett's ambitious imperial folio bible decorated with engravings by Hoffman, Du Bosc, and Vandergucht, later described by the bibliophile Thomas Dibdin as a magnificent work, was however marred by a number of errors and was nicknamed the Vinegar Bible from the misprint in the headline of the parable of the vineyard in Luke 20. Nevertheless, "even loose sheets of this work, described as 'shining examples of paper and print' by Daniel Price, were much sought" (Nichols, Illustrations, 708, cited in ODNB).

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        The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Rochester. FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF THE CATHEDRAL AT ROCHESTER

      Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible near St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, 17178vo., First Edition, on laid paper, text in English and Latin; contemporary speckled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, one two age-marks on covers, back with five raised bands, second compartment with leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, dentelles tooled in blind, red sprinkled edges, an unusually clean and most attractive copy. A SPLENDID COPY OF THE FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL. The work comprises I: The Local Statutes of that Church; II: The Inscriptions upon the Monuments, Tombs and Grave-Stones; III: An Account of the Bishops, Priors, Deans and Arch-Deacons; IV: An Appendix of Monumental Inscriptions in the Cathedral Church of Canterbury, supplementary to Mr. Somner's and Mr. Battely's Accounts of that Church; V: Some original Papers relating to the Church and Diocese of Rochester. The text is in English throughout, with the exceptions of the charter and statutes which are given in the original Latin. A second issue with a cancel title was published in 1723. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Bennett records only four copies held in the county. Anderson, p.146; Bennett, p.321; Upcott, p.414.

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        Das jütische Low-Buch [Jyske Lov], So in diesen Landen, Vornehmlich Im Hertzogthum Schleßwig, Durch Königl. Befehl introduciret, und biß dato gebräuchlich ist: Vor diesen 2. mahl, als Anno 1593. und Ao. 1603. von Blasio Eichenbergern in Hollsteinischer Sprache heraus gegeben, Anitzo aber Zum Dritten mahl wiederumb in selbiger Sprache ... Sampt einem vermehrt- und verbesserten Repertorio oder Register, Benebst Des Herrn Blütings [Joachim Blüting] Glossa oder Erklährung über obgedachtes Low-Buch, Zum Druck befördert, durch E. W. [Emanuel Wölffel]

      Flensburg, Bosseck 1717. 21 cm. (24), 180, (212); (12), 208, 280, 118, (2) Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit - Borchling / Claussen 3948 - Schleswig-H. LB 350 - Angebunden: Christian Danmark, Konge, IV. ; Friedrich Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Herzog, III.: Schleßwig-Holsteinische Landgerichts-Ordnung, Wie dieselbe Im Nahmen Ihr. Kön. Maj. zu Dännemarck-Norwegen, [et]c. Und der zu Schleßwig-Holstein, [et]c. Hoch.-Fürstlichen Durchl. Als beider regierender Herren der Hertzogthümer Schleßwig-Holstein, [et]c. Zu Beforderung der Justitz An. 1636 revidiret und publiciret, Itzo zum Viertenmahl auffgeleget, mit vielen Constitutionen und Edicten vermehret, corrigirt, in Paragraph. eingetheilet und mit marginalibus illustriret, Nebst angefügter Landes-Matricul, und außführlichem Register. Schleswig, Eckstorff 1701. (32), 680 Seiten Einband restauriert. Auf Vorsatz und im Text zeitgenössische handschriftliche Anmerkungen. Sammelwerk mit den beiden wichtigsten Gesetzeswerken Schleswig-Holsteins. - Sprache / Language: Niederdeutsch -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Keuren ende privilegien des lands ende heerlijckheyts van Voorne. (&) Keuren ende privilegien der stede ende vrye heerlijckheyt van Heenvliet.

      Rotterdam, Pieter van Waesberge, 1717. - 2 delen in 1 band. (II)+292+(11);27+(2) pp. Met gegrav. titelvignet. Regs. Gebonden. Perkament uit de tijd. Fraai ex.

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        Christliche Aufmunterung zur Beständigkeit in der reinen Lehre des Evangelii, und Christlicher Unterricht von seeliger Wiederkehr zu der evangelischen Warheit, in dem andern Evangelischen Jubel-Jahr 1717. Mit einer Vorrede herausgegeben von Georgio Pritio

      Frankfurt, Zunner und Jung, 1717 - 1718.. 3 Tle. 44, 8 Bll., 144, 102 S. - Angebunden: Pfaff, Christoph Matthaeus: Nöthiger Unterricht von denen zwischen der Römischen und den Protestantischen Kirchen obschwebenden Religions-Strittigkeiten/ aus der gesunden Vernunfft, der Heil. Schrifft und dem gottseeligen Alterthum zum allgemeinen Nutzen unpartheyisch hergeleitet und auff allgemeines Begehren ans Licht gestellet. Frankfurt und Leipzig, Erhardt 1721. 18 Bll., 643 S. Prgt. d. Zt. Zwei wichtige Werke zur Einheit der verschiedenen protestantischen Strömungen gegenüber der katholischen Kirche; die Schrift Pfaffs ist den zum Regensburger Reichstag von 1721 versammelten protestantischen Kurfürsten, Fürsten und Reichsständen gewidmet. - Schönes Exemplar!

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        The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Rochester. FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF THE CATHEDRAL AT ROCHESTER

      Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible near St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, 1717. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, text in English and Latin; contemporary speckled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, one two age-marks on covers, back with five raised bands, second compartment with leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, dentelles tooled in blind, red sprinkled edges, an unusually clean and most attractive copy. A SPLENDID COPY OF THE FIRST SEPARATELY PUBLISHED ACCOUNT OF ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL. The work comprises I: The Local Statutes of that Church; II: The Inscriptions upon the Monuments, Tombs and Grave-Stones; III: An Account of the Bishops, Priors, Deans and Arch-Deacons; IV: An Appendix of Monumental Inscriptions in the Cathedral Church of Canterbury, supplementary to Mr. Somner's and Mr. Battely's Accounts of that Church; V: Some original Papers relating to the Church and Diocese of Rochester. The text is in English throughout, with the exceptions of the charter and statutes which are given in the original Latin. A second issue with a cancel title was published in 1723. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Bennett records only four copies held in the county. Anderson, p.146; Bennett, p.321; Upcott, p.414. . Catalogs: topography: kent.

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        A Volume of Sermons on Several Occasions. Many of Them Preach'd in the Height of the Late Rebellion

      J. Humfreys for William Hinchliffe, London 1717 - [45], 10-396pp. Near contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine in seven panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining with gilt central lozenge tool and volute corner pieces, covers bordered by gilt double fillet, gilt panel design with mitred corners, lozenge tools to corners and pyramid volute tool to middle of each side of the outer panel, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. with dutch curl marbled endpapers. Externally slightly rubbed, with minor bumping to corners. Internally browned throughout, occasionally heavily, though generally tolerable. From the Earl of Macclesfield's library, with his bookplate to front pastedown and the usual blindstamps to title and first page. Thirteen copies worldwide on Estc [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Instruction spirituelle adressé [sic] a une ame qui a un desir veritable de travailler a la perfection.

      - S.l., 1717, pleine basane brune, dos orné à 5 nerfs, 2 ff., titre, 60 pp., 3 ff. Ouvrage manuscrit à l'encre noire et rouge sur la conduite spirituelle d'une demoiselle, par Messire Patrice COTTIAU, religieux en l'abbaye darouaise [sic]. L'ouvrage se décompose en plusieurs parties, dont les titres sont notés à l'encre rouge, pour bien mener sa conduite. I/ Instruction pour bien vivre et pour faire des progrès dans la vertu ; II/ Première partie "Sentimens et maximes qu'il faut avoir" ; III/ Deuxième partie, "Ce qu'il faut pratiquer" "tous les ans", "tous les mois", "tous les jours", "ce qu'il faut faire à toute heure et à tout moment" ; IV/ Troisième partie "Distribution du temps pour bien vivre" : "ordre de la matinée", "ordre de l'après-dinée", "remarques sur la distribution du temps", "ce qu'il faut faire pour bien employer le temps de la retraite, ou des exercices spirituels", "pratique de l'examen general et particulier", "avis touchant la confession", "pratique de la dévotion avant ou après la communion", "Manière de faire l'exercice intérieure [sic] de l'amour de Dieu & sur le modèle l'exercice de l'humilité, & des autres actes a proportion, & mesme l'exercice intérieur pour le défaire de ses vices et de ses passions", "acte de résignation sur la mort très méritoire", "formule pour le voeu de chasteté". Suit la table. Edifiant ouvrage par un religieux de l'Abbaye augustinienne Saint Nicolas d'Arrouaise, située en Artois ; cette abbaye du nord de la France a vécu de façon régulière selon la règle de Cîteaux, depuis le XIe siècle ; elle a été supprimée à la Révolution. Usures aux mors et au dos. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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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." Schloß Monbijou

      Kupferstich von J. Böcklin nach J. F. Eosander von Goethe aus Merian, Theatrum Europaeum 1717. 49x70.5 cm. von 2 Platten gedruckt. - Kiewitz 494 - Wirth, Berlin S. 29 - Blick auf das Schloss mit den Gärten von der Spree aus. Dekoratives großes Blatt mit Booten und hübscher Personenstaffage. Unten links kurzes Stück weißer Papierrand außerhalb der Einfassung neu angesetzt, kurzer Randeinriß restauriert, im Himmel und rechts schwache Bräunung, kurze unbedruckte Quetschfalten rechts.

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        An enquiry into the state of the union of Great Britain, and the past and present state of the trade and publick revenues thereof / by the Wednesday's club in Friday-street

      London : printed for A. and W. Bell ..., and J. Watts ..., and sold by B. Barker and C. King ..., W. Mears and J. Brown ..., and W. Taylor ..., 1717. 1st Edition. Physical description: [22], 276 p ; 8vo. Subjects: Finance - Great Britain - Early works to 1800. Great Britain - Economic conditions - 18th century. Great Britain - Politics and government - 1714-1727. Notes: The Club's deliberations written down by William Paterson (ESTC). Proceedings of Wednesday's Club in Friday Street, June 27, 1716 to January 16, 1716/17. Referenced by: Goldsmiths' 5339; ESTC t084446; Kress 3030. Finely bound in modern gilt-blocked, aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        De Officio Locumtenentis in Guberniis Sac Consultae Tractatus

      1717. Seta, Joannes Baptista Ascanius. De Officio Locumtenentis in Guberniis Sac. Consultae Tractatus: In quo Habentur Observationes & Regulae non Minus Utiles Quam Necessarie pro Iisdem Guberniis Recte Administrandis in Re Criminali & Politica; & Pro Rite Interpretandis, Extendendis, & Successive Exequendis Cunctis Rescriptis a Sac. Consulta Fieri Solitis in Causarum Criminalium Expeditionibus, Atque Provisionibus, cum Permultis Decretis, Tam Eiusdem Sac. Conf., Quam Aliarum Sac. Cong. Suis in Locis Ordine Dispositis Et Obiter de Jurisdictione Episcoporum Contra Inquisitores, & Eorum Familiares, & e Contra; Necnon Epitome Criminalis Judicii. Et Tandem, In hac Secunda Editione Praedictis Adnectuntur Quamplura Vota Criminalia ad Sacram Consultam Transmissa, Eiusdemque Bannimenta Generalia. Lucca: Typis Marescandoli, 1717. [viii], 307 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine. Light soiling, staining and shelfwear, boards somewhat bowed, partial crack in text block between front free endpaper and title page. Woodcut head and tail-pieces. Some toning, light browning in a few places, internally clean. * Second and final edition. Text in Latin and Italian. First published in 1700, this rare treatise provides a comprehensive overview of Italian criminal law, procedure and courts on the cusp of the Enlightenment. It describes the system that Beccaria hoped to reform. OCLC locates three copies in North America, all of the 1717 edition (at Princeton University and Harvard and UC-Berkeley Law Schools). KVK locates 12 copies, 4 of the 1717 edition, all in Italy. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Corpus iuris canonici emendatum et notis illustratum.

      Basel, E[manuel] u. J[ohann] R[udolf] Thurneysen, 1717 - Schweinslederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden mit hs. Rückentitel, berieben und bestossen, bnutzungen am Deckel, nur eine Schliesse vorhanden; 5 Teile in 1 Band. (108) SS., 1280 Spp. (20) SS., 754 Spp., (1) S. (6) SS., 404 Spp., (68) SS. (4) SS., 236 Spp., (10) SS. (6) SS., 158 Spp., (1) S. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Gr.-4to. Basler Gesamtausgabe der seit 1582 unter diesem Titel herausgegebenen päpstlichen Rechtsbücher.- Papierbedingt teils etwas braunfleckig; einige alte, teils gestrichene hs. Besitzvermerke auf Vorsätze und Titel seite. wenige Seiten am Rande lädiert oder alt repariert; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theologia mystica: Oder geheime Krafft-Theologia der Alten. In drey Theile abgefasset, Als I. Von dem Wege der Busse zu Gott. II. Von dem Wege der Erleuchtung einer bussfertigen Seelen. III. Von dem Weg der Vereinigung mit Gott. Auß H. Schrifft, und den Alt-Vättern mit eigener Erfahrung gezeiget. Sambt einem Außzug auß dem Buch genandt himmlische Academie, zu London in Engelland hiebevor gedruckt, Und einen Sendschreiben Johann Arnds, an Erasmum Wolffartum, von dem grossen Geheimnüß der Menschenwerdung des ewigen Worts

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Andreä 1717.. 16 Bll., 224 S.; 240 S.; 412, 35 S. Pappbde. d. Zt., Bde. 1 und 2 mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. Vgl. ADB XII, 655. - Eines der Hauptwerke des mystischen Theologen Christian Hoburg (1607-1675), "ohne daß seine Mystik einen bestimmten positiven Charakter gehabt hätte, der ihm in der Geschichte eine bestimmte eigenthümliche Stelle zuweisen könnte" (ADB). - Berieben und bestoßen. Spiegel mit Exlibris "Deutsche Christenthums-Gesellschaft", Bd. I mit Feuchtigkeitsspur, sonst etw. fleckig.

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        Pharmacopée Royale Galenique et Chymique. Nouvelle Edition

      Anisson & Posuel, Paris, 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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        Pieces Echapees Du Feu

      Plaisance [Hollande] 1717 - Full contemporary leather. Solid binding and cover. Front hinge partially cracked. 9 p.l., 3-292, [4] p. 17 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. A rare volume, per Gay. "Ce volume rare a e?te? re?imprime? sous le titre de Recueil de pie?ces se?rieuses, comiques et burlesques; sans lieu, 1721."--Gay. Polichinelle demandant une place dans l'Acade?mie [par Nicolas de Male?zieu]--Remarques sur l'Angleterre [faites en 1713] par Monsieur de S. G. [Dubois de Saint-Gelais?]--Histoire de Leonice et de Mendosa, par Monsieur de S.--[Des lettres, des contes et poe?sies diverses] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE Mr. MARIOTTE, DE L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES. (Traité de la percussion ou choc des corps, Essai sur la végétation des plantes, Essai sur la nature de l'air, Essai sur le chaud et le froid, Essai sur la nature des couleurs, Traité du mouvement des eaux & des autres corps fluides, Règles pour les jets d'eau + divers autres traités).

      - Leide, Pierre Vander, 1717. 20x25,5 cm. Ouvrage en 2 tomes reliés en un volume, orné de 26 planches hors-texte. 701 pages (numérotation continue sur les deux tomes, saut de pages de la 566 à la 600 suite à une erreur de mise en page, mais TEXTE COMPLET, page de titre du second tome reliée par erreur à la fin du premier chapitre du tome 2) + Tables. Reliure de l'époque en pleine basane mouchetée. Dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Plats ornés de deux encadrements imprimés à froid. Mors fendus et manque à la coiffe supérieure. Plats et dos frottés, quelques feuillets uniformément brunis, sinon ouvrage solide et complet.

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      1717. Good. MARIN, Pieter. DICTIONNAIRE COMPLET HOLLANDOIS ET FRANCOIS. COMPLEET NEDERDUITSCH EN FRANSCH WOORDENBOEK. Amsterdam, printed for the author in de Wye-Capelsteeg, and also to be found at the Widow Gysbert de Groot and Pieter de Coup, 1710 and 1717. Quarto. Two volumes. [xl]1208[4]; [xx]1062pp. First edition, with both volumes signed by the author on the "copye van de Privilegie" page. The first volume, published in 1710, has French to Dutch vocabulary; the second, 1717, is Dutch to French. Both have engraved allegorical titlepages, explained in Dutch on a separate, printed leaf. The author promises to follow the usage of the French Academy, and to include terms of the "necessary arts, curious notes, historical remarks, and other items encouraging a taste for good literature." In early vellum, dried, broken and soiled. Volume I is detached from its covers, with the 20 leaves of prelims disbound, with some staining and tattering, but no loss to printed area. Volume II clings to its covers by two cords, shows dampstaining to last quarter of text, with two final blanks detached and key to frontispiece torn. Clearly in need of, and worthy of, a binder's help. This important dictionary was reprinted in 1720, 1728, 1730, and 1743. Both the OCLC and the Cordell Collection list only later editions. (See Vancil p.159).

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        Privilegia Caesarea a gloriosissimae memoriae augustissimis imperatoribus Carolo Magno, Carolo Quarto, Carolo Quinto, Rudolpho Secundo, & Ferdinando Tertio, reverendissimo ac perillustri capitulo cathedralis ecclesiae nec non toti clero Dioeceseos Osnabrugensis clementissime impertita. Juncta eiusdem Dioeceseos Perpetua Capitulatione

      Neuhaus, Todt 1717. 31 cm. 2 Teile. 32; 27, (1 weiß) Seiten Umschlag - Fink S. 9ff - Grotefend, Osnabr. 174 - Duchhardt / Ortlieb 260 - Vom Domkapitel veranstalteter Druck, der wenige Tage nach Erscheinen durch das bischöflich Konfiskationsedikt eingezogen wurde. Mit dem Anhang "Capitulatio perpetua", die 1717 ohne Einholung der vorgeschriebenen landesherrlichen Zustimmung gedruckt wurde. Sie liegt hier in dem Abdruck von 1766 vor (ausführlich bei Fink). - Die "Capitulatio perpetua" (Immerwährende Kapitulation), wurde 1650 auf dem Nürnberger Exekutionsausschuß - im Anschluß an den Westfälischen Frieden - beschlossen. Ihr wesentlicher Inhalt war die Bestimmung, daß das Bistum Osnabrück abwechselnd von einem gewählten katholischen und einem evangelischen Fürstbischof aus dem Hause Braunschweig-Lüneburg regiert wird. -

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        Der berühmten Kauff- und Handels-Stadt Leipzig Wechsel-Ordnung, mit nützlichen Anmerckungen, zusamt einem Anhange, worinnen das so genannte Leipzigische Marckt-Rescript... desgleichen unterschiedene anderer Handels-Plätze in Europa, übliche Wechsel- und Banco-Ordnungen zu befinden

      Leipzig, Kloß 1717.. Mit gefalt. gest. Frontispiz. 9 Bll., 1017 S., 15 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. mit verg. Rückentitel, Deckelzentren mit blindgepr. Justitia im Oval. Humpert 5762; Kress S.2751. - Zweite, stark vermehrte Ausgabe. Der umfangreiche Anhang enthält Wechselordnungen von Altenburg, Amsterdam, Augsburg, Bozen, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Danzig, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Köln, Lübeck, Lyon, Magdeburg, Naumburg, Nürnberg, Preußen und eine französische Wechselordnung. Das Frontispiz mit hübscher Ansicht von Leipzig. - Gering berieben. Durchgehend schwach gebräunt, tlw. leicht stockfleckig, Druckvermerk auf Titel unten angeschnitten.

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        A Law-Dictionary and Glossary, Interpreting Such Difficult and

      1717. Blount, Thomas [1618-1679]. Nelson, William, Editor. A Law-Dictionary and Glossary, Interpreting Such Difficult and Obscure Words and Terms, As are Found Either in Our Common or Statute, Ancient or Modern, Laws. With References to the Several Statutes, Records, Registers, Charters, Ancient Deeds and Manuscripts, Wherein the Words and Terms are Used. To Which are Added Above Two Thousand Two Hundred Words, Collected from All the Laws of the Saxon, Danish and Norman Kings: And From All the Ancient Books of the Common Law, From the Monasticon Anglicanum, Du Fresne's Glossary, The Chronicon Saxonicum, And the Volumes Lately Published by Dr. Gale. Likewise an Explanation of All the Ancient Names of the Inhabitants, Cities, Towns, Villages and Rivers of Great Britain. Collected Formerly by Mr. Camden and Others, And Necessary for the True Understanding the History and Laws of this Realm. By W. Nelson, of the Middle Temple, Esq. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1717. [330] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets to joints, raised bands to spine, lettering piece lacking. Light rubbing to extremities, somewhat heavier rubbing to spine, a few scuffs to boards, a small length of calf lacking from fore-edge of rear board, corners bumped, some chipping to head of spine, minor worming to rear pastedown, front joint starting at ends, front hinge cracked, early bookplate (of G. Helyar) to front pastedown. Some toning to text, internally clean. * Third and final edition. Enlarged by W. Nelson. Nelson claimed to have added nearly three thousand words, which he collected from all the laws of the Saxon, Danish and Norman kings. Blount's Dictionary was first published in 1656, and along with Rastell's, Cowell's and Spelman's, is one of the earliest English law dictionaries. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:6. Cowley, A Bibliography of Abridgments, Digest, Dictionaries and Indexes to the Year 1800 202.

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        Delle antichità Estensi ed Italiane trattato.

      Modena, nella Stamperia Ducale, 1717. - Folio. Vol. 1 (of 2). Engr. frontispiece, XXXI, 439, (1) pp. With 12 printed genealogical tables and several figural woodcut initials. Contemp. vellum with gold-stamped label to spine. Edges in red. First ed. of this history of the Italian noble family of Este from 996 to 1221; without the 2nd volume, not to be published until 1740. "Un des meilleurs ouvrages de son savant et infatigable auteur" (Brunet). Brunet III, 1950. Ebert *14514. Jöcher/Adelung V, 200, 20. Graesse IV, 627. For the frontispiece: Thieme/B. VII, 318 (s. v. "Consetti"). [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      Hamburg, Christian Liebezeit, 1717. - (6), 184, (16) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz. Mit gest. Frontisp. und gest. Titelvignette. Mod. Pappband mit Buntpapierbezug. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. - Kritische Würdigung der Literatur über Amulette und Talismane. Bespricht über 500 Werke und bringt auch eine Fülle biographischer Details. "Interesting transition work on the astrological and fetishistic superstitions" (Faber du F.) - Vereinzelte Verstärkungen mit Japanpapier, sonst gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Werks. Caillet 446. Rosenthal 1814. Faber du Faur 1576. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neu-eröffnete Mathematische Werck-Schule, Oder Gründliche Anweisung, Wie die Mathematische Instrumenten Nicht allein schicklich und recht zu gebrauchen, sondern auch auf die beste und accurateste Manier zu verfertigen, zu probiren, und allzeit in guten Stand zu erhalten sind. 2. Auflage. Samt einem Anhang, In welchem noch verschiedene Instrumenta, absonderlich die zur Geometrie und Perspective dienen, deutlich vorgestellet und erkläret werden von Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr

      Nürnberg, Monath 1717. 22 cm. (16), 394 Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 28 ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel - Poggendorff I, 194f. - Fromm 3274 (3. Aufl.) - Zweite deutsche Ausgabe von "Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instrumens de mathématique" des französischen Ingenieurs und Instrumentenbauers Nicolas Bion (1652 - 1733). Herstellung, Beschreibung und Abbildung von Instrumenten für Mathematik, Geodäsie, Kartographie, Astronomie, Nautik, unter anderem auch der Pantograph (S. 90 - 92 und Tafel 9). Weitere Beschreibungen und Abbildungen: Proportonialzirkel, Winkelmesser, Kartenprojektion, Kompaß, Wasserwaage, Quadrant, Sonnenuhren, Flaschenzug, Mikroskop, etc. Das Werk schließt mit einer Beschreibung "der gebräuchlichsten Handwerckszeuge" für die Herstellung mathematischer Instrumente. Einband etwas fleckig, innen meist nur an den Rändern leicht gebräunt -

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Churches

      London: John Sturt with the Permission of John Baskett, 1717. xxii, 166pp. Contemporary semi-sombre binding, raised bands, spine in seven panels, each panel with central floral spray in blind, covers with panel design, double fillet bordering a volute and roundel roll, inner panel of double fillet with simple flower head tool to corners and halfway between, inner scalloped frame surrounding seed heads, volutes and roundels all in blind. Gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., comb and curl marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, with light abrasions to lower cover. Lightly browned throughout, paper repair to head of pp 53/4, but generally clean, lacking the advertisement leaf to rear. Engraved throughout, red-ruled throughout, with the volvelle on page v. Sturt was apprenticed to White, himself a pupil of Loggan's, and was well known for his miniature work, "it was said that he could engrave the creed on a silver penny, a claim amply reinforced by his best-known works: engraved versions of the Book of Common Prayer and of Laurence Howell's The Orthodox Communicant, published respectively by subscription in 1717 and 1721. The first of these books, executed on 188 silver plates adorned with borders and vignettes, had a frontispiece portrait of King George I, the lines for which were composed of the creed, the Lord's prayer, the ten commandments, a prayer for the royal family, and Psalm 21, all inscribed in minute characters" (ODNB). Griffiths 1717:2 (page v with cherub heads only halfway between each corner, and is numbered vii), ESTC T141242 (ten locations worldwide). First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. Illus. by Sturt, John. 8vo.

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        Ragguaglio della Nozze delle Maestà Filippo Quinto e di Elisabetta Farnese...celebrate in Parma l’Anno 1714

      Parma: Stamperia di S.A.S., 1717. Rare fete book celebrating the nuptials of Philip V of Spain, the Founder of the Bourbon dynasty, and Elizabeth Farnese, at Parma Cathedral in September of 1714. Arranged by the Vatican after the death of Philip's first wife, Maria Louisa of Savoy, the marriage was of considerable political importance, and in due course brought about the transference of the Duchy of Parma from the possession of the Farnese family to that of the Bourbons. As not infrequently happened in such marriages, the groom didn’t show, but was represented by proxy (a high-ranking Cardinal!). The prose account retails the entry of the massive Vatican entourage into Parma, the tour of the Farnese apartments and other possessions and selected local attractions. The elaborate procession to the Cathedral is set out, with remarks on costume and of course the decoration of the cathedral is treated at length. The Farnese court painter Ilario Spolverino (1657-1734) was commissioned to make a series of paintings of the event, from which a number of engravings were made for the work at hand by the Bolognese Francia. The plates include an allegorical frontispiece in which winged figures present an oval portrait of Elizabeth Farnese to the (apparently) smitten King; (1) an “extra” large plate showing the entry of the Vatican party into Parma, complete with 24 mules; (2) the exterior of the cathedral decorated with draperies and family arms; (3) the decorated interior, with draperies and allegorical emblems, and showing as well the contemporary state of the Cathedral’s permanent decoration, a subject of considerable art historical interest; (4) the wedding proceedings “live,” including the panoply of the filled cathedral; (5) an architectural plan of the cathedral.* Berlin Kat. 3060; Lipperheide Si 36; Cicognara 1491; Vinet 567; Coxe, Memoirs of the Kings of Spain and of the House of Bourbon; R.A. Riccardi, Ilario Spolverini (1979), #55-73.. Folio, (1) f., 115, (1) pp., including frontispiece and 5 large folding plates measuring approximately ; plate I; 89cmx60cm; plate II.:49cmx44cm: plate III:43cmx67cm: plate IV:82cmx60cm; plate V: 82cmx53cm. Bound in original Spanish calf. ‘Pasta Espanola”. Very tall copy with large margins. Internally very fresh. Generally excellent.

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        Aritmetica Practica y Especulativa

      Madrid, por Angel Pasqual Rubio, 1717. 4to.; 2 hs., 275 ff., 7 hs. Ejemplar con pequeños puntos de polilla en las cuatro hojas finales de Tabla. Encuadernación de época, en pergamino. Rara edición de un clásico de la Matemática española, con abundantes datos históricos sobre el desarrollo de dicha Ciencia y aportaciones propias, de las cuales hicieron cumplido elogio Domingo Zapata y Francisco Sánchez el Brocense en la introducción al «Libro de Algebra». A destacar los curiosos ejemplos de la vida cotidiana que Pérez de Moya utiliza en el planteamiento de problemas matemáticos: «Caso de dos regatonas que vendían melones», «Caso del cozinero que necesitaba un par de huevos», et alii...

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        Nova Territori Erfordien in Suas Prefecturas

      Nuremberg.: [Johann Baptist Homann.]. 1717.. A beautifully engraved hand coloured map of North East Germany showing the area around Erfurt in detail. In the centre of the map is a small plan of Erfurt, which is also shown as a panoramic view at the foot of the map and titled 'St. Petersburg'. An elaborate decorative title cartouche in the lower right corner depicts allegorical figures surrounded by the produce of the land including sheaves of wheat; a beehive; and a cornucopia of fruits. Cherubs holding a coat of arms float up from the scene on the right, while on the lower left a centaur sits meditatively beneath a pine tree amongst slaughtered cattle. Physical features of the area are illustrated and farming areas shown by fields which criss-cross across the map. A clear, dark impression, the work of an outstanding German cartographer who, in 1715, was appointed as imperial geographer by Emperor Charles VI. This map also includes "Schwan See" [Swan Lake] under a town of the same name, which has since disappeared. Hand coloured, two very minor splits at upper and lower edges on centre fold and not affecting engraved area, a handsome map, 54 x 61.5 cm. .

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        Ovid's Metamorphoses. In Fifteen Books. A New Translation. Complete in 2 Volumes, bound as One.

      Printed for A. Bettesworth and W. Taylor, E. Curll and J. Browne., London. 1717 - Good. Contemporaneous full paneled calf. Four bands to spine. Spine missing calf tile and a little rubbed. Calf a little chipped at spine head. Joints cracked to top inch. Foxed to outermost leaves and lightly toned. Blank verso of last leaf of prelims is stuck down to blank reverse of adjacent engraved plate. xix, 299pp and 252pp and unpaginated index to rear of each volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pieces Echapees Du Feu

      Plaisance [Hollande], 1717-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Full contemporary leather. Solid binding and cover. Front hinge partially cracked. 9 p.l., 3-292, [4] p. 17 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. A rare volume, per Gay. "Ce volume rare a été réimprimé sous le titre de Recueil de pieÌ€ces sérieuses, comiques et burlesques; sans lieu, 1721."--Gay. Polichinelle demandant une place dans l'Académie [par Nicolas de Malézieu]--Remarques sur l'Angleterre [faites en 1713] par Monsieur de S. G. [Dubois de Saint-Gelais?]--Histoire de Leonice et de Mendosa, par Monsieur de S.--[Des lettres, des contes et poésies diverses]

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        Rare works on German Alchemy: Beuthers' "Gewesenen Churfurstl. Sachsischen Probation-Meisters zu Dresden, und Philosophi Adepti, Zwey rare chymische Tractate" and " [bound with] Chrysopoeia Schwaertzeriana

      Leipzig & Hamburg. 1717, 1718. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes bound into one. Old calf 12mo. 218, [12], 58; 184 pp, with approximately 50 blank pages bound in at rear. Beuthers is a first edition, 1717, published in Leipzig by Johann Christian Martini with "Der Medicin Doctoris...Universal" at rear; Schwaertzer's is a later printing of his consideration of the Philosopher's Stone and "Fulminating gold" originally published 1585. This edition printed in Hamburg by Samuel Heil and featuring six folding plates, and a one-page handwritten manuscript at the end on Adam and Eve. Some wear to the front board (dented at top edge) and some shallow but visible loss to the top margin, else a very good copy (one plate with a repairable tear). Two rare works on German alchemy.

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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 pags. Encadernação do século xix com a lombada muito danificada. Exemplar com pequena assinatura coeva de posse manuscrita na folha de rosto sem afectar mancha a 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"; descreve a Atlântida e a sua relação dos 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, 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." Inocêncio I, 114. "Antóno Cordeiro, Jesuíta, natural da cidade de Angra, capital da ilha Terceira, onde nasceu em 1641. Depois de cursar na Univ. de Coimbra a faculdade de Cânones, em que todavia não consta se formasse, leu por alguns anos Teologia Escolástica e Moral, e bem assim Filosofia, Retórica etc., escrevendo em latim alguns tratados destas disciplinas, cujos títulos podem ver-se na Bibl. Lusit. - Morreu no collegio de Sancto Antão em 1722 com 82 anos. E. em portuguez: 546) (C) Historia Insulana das Ilhas a Portugal sujeitas no Oceano occidental. Lisboa, por Antonio Pedroso Galrão 1717. fol. de XVI-528 pag. Esta obra é pouco vulgar, posto que a meu ver não mereça a qualificação de rara que se lhe atribue no Catalogo da Livraria de Lord Stuart, ja citado, sob n.° 4024. A Bibl. Nacional de Lisboa possui um magnifico e bem conservado exemplar em papel excelente de grande formato. É estimada dos estrangeiros, e Brunet no seu Manual acusa 3 exemplares, vendidos em diversas ocasiões pelas quantias de 15 fr. 50 cent., 72 fr., e 29 fr. 50 cent. Em Lisboa tem corrido por preços mais inferiores, nunca excedentes a 2:400 réis, e descendo às vezes até 1:440. O meu exemplar (é certo que defeituoso por aparado em demasia, e com algumas notas de pena lançadas nas margens, etc.) custou-me 960 réis. Nas ilhas dos Açores fez-se dela grande caso, em razão de tratar amplamente das genealogias das principais famílias daquele arquipélago ainda que nesta parte não deva merecer muito crédito, segundo a opinião dos mais competentes: notando-se no autor alguma parcialidade, e ter por vezes descuidadamente ou de propósito adulterado o que achara escripto nas Saudades da Terra, livro inedito do Doutor Gaspar Fructuoso, do qual extrahiu boa parte das noticias com que compôs a sua historia." Pinto de Matos 188: "Os exemplares da 1.ª edição são raros e estimados. Foi mandado um exemplar à exposição de Paris, de 1867." Azevedo e Samodães 889: "Obra escrita bom e clássico português da máxima importância para a historia eclesiástica e civil e descobrimento, conquista e povoação primitiva das nossas pérolas do Atlântico dos usos e costumes de seus habitantes suas industrias, agricultura e comércio

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        Secrete resolutien van de Edele Groot Mog. Heeren Staten van Holland en Westvriesland (.). Beginnende met den jare 1653, en eindigende met den jare 1668. (2 vol. set).

      Utrecht, Willem van de Water, 1717. - 2 vols. 4to. (VIII)+632+(12);(II)+687+(9) pp. Indexes. Hardcover. Contemp. blindstamped full vellum. VG. (Occas. light browning/foxing; light marginal waterst. in 1st vol.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ovid's Metamorphoses. In Fifteen Books. A New Translation. Complete in 2 Volumes, bound as One

      London. : Printed for A. Bettesworth and W. Taylor, E. Curll and J. Browne. , 1717. Good. Contemporaneous full paneled calf. Four bands to spine. Spine missing calf tile and a little rubbed. Calf a little chipped at spine head. Joints cracked to top inch. Foxed to outermost leaves and lightly toned. Blank verso of last leaf of prelims is stuck down to blank reverse of adjacent engraved plate. xix, 299pp and 252pp and unpaginated index to rear of each volume.. Hard. 16mo. 6 1/2".. Good. Illus. by Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and a plate for each of the books (15)..

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        Memoirs of the life and family of the most illustrious James late Duke of Hamilton : Wherein besides many other curious particulars, is inserted a copy of the letter sent by his Grace, to his son the Marquis of Clidsdale, in Scotland, the night

      London : printed for T. Warner, at the Black-Boy in Pater-Noster-Row, 1717. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: 120 p. 21 cm. Subject: Hamilton family. Hamilton, James Douglas, Duke of, 1658-1712. ESTC citation no.: N10316. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt raised bands with a red morocco gilt-blocked label. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Book has faint marginal scattered foxing with slight staining with page edges uncut.

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        Index Librorum Prohibitorum usque ad totum mensem Martii MDCCXVII. Regnante Clemente XI

      Rome: Typographia Camera Apostolica, 1717 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (163x104 mm). [20], 531 pp. Contemporary blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards with brass catches and clasps. Title somewhat stained, otherwise virtually unspotted and unstained. Provenance: Monastery of St. Nicholas, Innsbruck with their dated inscription (1721) on the title-page and final leaf. An exceptionally fine copy of a rare edition of the Church Index of Prohibited Books. ---- This was something sparked off by the Reformation and first issued in 1543 and was then first published in 1559. Thereafter the office of the Apostolic Camera periodically published updated catalogues of books deemed to be dangerous to faith and morals. This particular issue reprints the 1710 Decree of Clement XI prohibiting discussion of the Coeremoniarum Sinensium, or Chinese Rites. These concerned the elements of Confucianism that Fr Matteo Ricci S.J. had incorporated into the brand of Catholicism propagated in the Sino-Manchu Empire..

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      London, printed for the author, [1717].. Containg Instructions how to manage them with respect to their BREEDING, GATHERING, SWARMING, HIVING, FEEDING etc to considerable Advantage: Also Directions whereby the Governor or Queen-Bee may be distinctly known; together with several curious Matters concerning them, deduced chiefly from Experience. Being the most valuable Discovery hitherto found out. FIRST EDITION, 1771. LACKS FRONTISPIECE NOW SUPPLIED IN FACSIMILE ON OLD PAPER. 8vo, approximately 230 x 145 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, facsimile frontispiece, pages: xvi, 1-94 plus 1 leaf with explanation of frontispiece, original paper wrappers, spine repaired with matching linen, pages untrimmed. Paper wrappers slightly ragged at edges, occasional small tear to margins, not affecting text, some margins slightly dusty, old ink name and date on upper wrapper, otherwise a very good copy. See: British Bee Books A Bibliography 1500-1976 by International Bee Research Association, page 90 and Descriptive Catalogue of Bee- Books, Collected by Lt.-Col. Walker, page 76. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [Arcana Politico-Atheistica] Johann Lassenii Arcana politico-atheistica, oder, Politische Geheimniss vieler hin und wieder der heutiges Tages einreissenden unartigen Atheisten in einigen Gesprächen entdecket und entworffen

      Hannover, Freitag 1717. 14 cm. (22), 210 Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz. Buntpapier-Umschlag der Zeit - Dünnhaupt 27.7 - NDB 13, 675 - Jantz 1579 - Bircher B 4514 - Letzte von Dünnhaupt beschriebene Ausgabe der antijesuitischen Polemik, die Lassenius eine Gefängnisstrafe eintrug. Dieses Exemplar mit einem sonst nicht bekannten emblematischen Frontispiz. Es zeigt einen in einen Spiegel schauenden Mann; auf seiner Mütze ein Affe, der ebenfalls in einen Spiegel schaut. Stellenweise schwach gebräunt, ohne die letzten 3 weißen Blatt. -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        La mendicità sbandita col sovvenimento de' poveri. Tanto nelle città, che ne' borghi, luoghi e terre de' Stai di quà e di là da' monti e colli di Sua Maestà Vittorio Amedeo.

      Maireffe, Radix., Torino. 1717 - In 8°, p. pelle, pp. VIII + 196. UNITO: Istruzioni e regole degli Ospizj Generali per li poveri da fondarsi in tutti gli Stati ., pp. 144. UNITO: Instruzioni e regole delle Congregazioni di carità., pp. 52. UNITO : Nuova aggiunta al libro della mendicità sbandita col sovvenimento de' poveri., pp. 34. Front. fig.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone]
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        A Voyage to the South-Sea, and along the Coasts of Chili and Peru

      London,: Jonah Bowyer, 1717.. Quarto, with 22 maps and plans and 15 engraved plates and views, title printed in red & black; an attractive copy in contemporary polished calf, neat repair to front joint; spine with unusual decoration in black & blind, banded and lettered in gilt. First English edition, with a new postscript by Edmund Halley dealing with South American navigation. FrÈzier sailed under the Horn to reach the west coast of South America, and his description and maps (especially those of the west coast anchorages) were much used by later navigators. He gives good descriptions of Chile and Peru. One of his odder claims to fame is that he introduced the strawberry to Europe from Chile. It is illustrated here.'FrÈzier, a French royal military engineer, was under contract to sail to the Spanish possessions in South America to construct forts for defence against English and Dutch attacks. The French government also ordered him to chart the western coast of South America in order that they would have some knowledge of that area for possible military operations. The first part of the book gives an interesting account of the voyage from France around Cape Horn and was used by contemporary and even by later navigators. The second part relates to the voyage along the coasts of Chile and Peru, describing the chief towns and cities. FrÈzier, a man of observation, brought back information of considerable geographical and scientific value. Much data is included about the native inhabitants...' (Hill).Borba de Moraes, p. 328; Hill, 654.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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