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        DAS ALLGEMEINE GEBET-BUCH WIE AUCH DIE ADMINISTRATION DER H. SACRAMENTEN...DER KIRCHEN VON ENGLAND

      The Hague, 1718. Later 18th-century red morocco, boards elaborately gilt, spine elaborately gilt with raised bands, morocco label. a.e.g., by Robert Aitken. Extremities rubbed. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. Titlepage trimmed at top and backed with later paper. Lightly foxed. Very good. The Book of Common Prayer for the Anglican Church, translated into German. This copy was bound by Robert Aitken in Philadelphia, possibly for Bishop William White. Aitken was a printer, engraver, and bookseller in Philadelphia and is most notable for printing the first complete English-language Bible in America. This volume is a lovely example of Revolutionary-era American bookbinding from one of the most famous American binders of the period.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A Voyage into the Levant: Perform'd by Command of the Late French King. Containing The Antient and Modern State of the Islands of the Archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the Coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the Frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor. With Plans of the principal Towns and Places of Note; an Account of the Genius, Manners, Trade, and Religion of the respective People inhabiting those Parts: And an Explanation of Variety of Medals and Antique Monuments. Illustrated with Full Descriptions and Curious Copper-Plates of great Numbers of Uncommon Plants, Animals, &c. And several Observations in Natural History . To which is Prefix'd, The Author's Life, in a Letter to M. Begon: As also his Elogium, pronounc'd by M. Fonten

      London: London, for D. Browne, A. Bell, J. Darby [& six others], 1718 - 2 volumes, quarto (247 × 185 mm). Contemporary panelled calf neatly rebacked, red labels, red edges. A few marks to covers, a couple of corners a little worn, ink splash on fore-edge of volume I encroaching just slightly on to letterpress and plates of a few gatherings, scattered foxing and light browning. Folding map and 151 plates, maps & plans (6 folding), many botanical. First edition in English, translated by John Ozell, a year after the original text in French was published at Paris. Tournefort (1656-1708) was royal botanist to Louis XIV. The book arose from the suggestion made in 1699 to Louis XIV by the Count de Pontchartrain, Secretary of State and in charge of the French Academy, that he send suitable persons abroad to observe not only natural history, but also geography, commerce, religion and manners of other peoples. Between 1700 and 1702 Tournefort travelled through the islands of Greece and visited Constantinople, the borders of the Black Sea, Armenia and Georgia, collecting plants and undertaking other types of observations, reporting his findings in letters to Count de Pontchartrain. He was accompanied by the German botanist Andreas Gundesheimer (1668–1715) and the artist Claude Aubriet (1651–1743). The book was published posthumously after Tournefort was run over and killed by a carriage in Paris. It includes a famous early description of a vampire (vrykolakas) exorcism (volume I p. 103): "We were present at a very different scene, and one very barbarous, in the same Island [Mykonos], which happen'd upon occasion of one of those Corpses which they fancy come to life again after their Interment". Blackmer 1318; Cox I, 221; Hunt 444; Lipperheide 1442; Nissen, ZBI 4154; Pritzel 9426.

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        Oeuvres avec des éclaircissmens historiques / Nicolas Boileau Despréaux,

      Amsterdam, David Mortier 1718. Bde. 1 u. 2, Nouvelle Edition revué, corrigée & augmentée de diverses Remarques, 1 nnum. Bl., XXIV, 1 nnum. Bl., 454 S., 1 w. Bl.; 3 nnum. Bll., VII, 426 S., 12 nnum Bll. l. w.; m. 2 gr. Faltkupfertafeln (44,4 x 32,8 cm) u. (26,3 x 19,2 cm); 5 Tafeln m. Kupferstichen, mehreren Kupferstichzierstücken, Holzschnittvignetten und zahlreichen vierzeiligen Holzschnittinitialen, 4°, goldgeprägte Ledereinbände der Zeit. Der französische Dichter und Kunsttheoretiker Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636-1711) war seit 1677 Historiograph Ludwigs XIV, ab 1648 Mitglied der Akademie und ein Freund Racines, Molières und La Fontaines. Mit seinem einflußreichsten Werk \"Art poétique\" (1674) sicherte er sich in Frankreich Wirkung und Bekanntheit weit über die Romantik hinaus. (Brockhaus 1969). Hier vorliegend die illustrierte Quartausgabe mit Kupfern in kräftigen Abzügen. - Bibliographie: La Haye, P. Gosse & J. Neaulme, 1729. - Bände mit Vollrotschnitt. Einbände beschabt, Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestoßen. Bd. 1: Vorderes fliegendes Vorsatzblatt angerissen, vorderer Buchdeckel lose, 1 durchgehendes Wurmloch ohne Textverlust. Sonst guter Zustand. - Graesse, Trésor (Bd. 2), 472. Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        A Voyage into the Levant:

      London: London, for D. Browne, A. Bell, J. Darby [& six others],, 1718. Perform'd by Command of the Late French King. Containing The Antient and Modern State of the Islands of the Archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the Coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the Frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor. With Plans of the principal Towns and Places of Note; an Account of the Genius, Manners, Trade, and Religion of the respective People inhabiting those Parts: And an Explanation of Variety of Medals and Antique Monuments. Illustrated with Full Descriptions and Curious Copper-Plates of great Numbers of Uncommon Plants, Animals, &c. And several Observations in Natural History ... To which is Prefix'd, The Author's Life, in a Letter to M. Begon: As also his Elogium, pronounc'd by M. Fontenelle, before a publick Assembly of the Academy of Sciences. Adorn'd with an Accurate Map of the Author's Travels, not in the French Edition: Done by Mr. Senex. 2 volumes, quarto (247 × 185 mm). Contemporary panelled calf neatly rebacked, red labels, red edges. Folding map and 151 plates, maps & plans (6 folding), many botanical. A few marks to covers, a couple of corners a little worn, ink splash on fore-edge of volume I encroaching just slightly on to letterpress and plates of a few gatherings, scattered foxing and light browning. First edition in English, translated by John Ozell, a year after the original text in French was published at Paris. Tournefort (1656-1708) was royal botanist to Louis XIV. The book arose from the suggestion made in 1699 to Louis XIV by the Count de Pontchartrain, Secretary of State and in charge of the French Academy, that he send suitable persons abroad to observe not only natural history, but also geography, commerce, religion and manners of other peoples. Between 1700 and 1702 Tournefort travelled through the islands of Greece and visited Constantinople, the borders of the Black Sea, Armenia and Georgia, collecting plants and undertaking other types of observations, reporting his findings in letters to Count de Pontchartrain. He was accompanied by the German botanist Andreas Gundesheimer (1668?-1715) and the artist Claude Aubriet (1651?-1743). The book was published posthumously after Tournefort was run over and killed by a carriage in Paris. It includes a famous early description of a vampire (vrykolakas) exorcism (volume I p. 103): "We were present at a very different scene, and one very barbarous, in the same Island [Mykonos], which happen'd upon occasion of one of those Corpses which they fancy come to life again after their Interment".

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        Nouvelle histoire de France, depuis le commencement de la Monarchie, jusques à la mort de Louis XIII, par M. Louis Le Gendre, chanoine de l'Eglise de Paris.

      - Paris, Claude Robustel, 1718. 3 volumes grand in-4, (16)-102-(20)-301-(55) pp., (3)-304 à 833-(155) et (2)-264-(80)-210-(40) pp., reliure de l'époque plein veau brun marbré, dos ornés, tranches rouges jaspées (coiffes arasées, quelques mouillures ; deux cahiers intervertis). Vignette gravée pour chacune des 3 pages de titre ; en tête de chacune des 7 parties : un grand bandeau (Le Clerc et Thomassis fils) et une lettrine gravée. Tampon humide : Conventus. Carm. Disc. Rhedonensis (couvent des carmes de Rennes). Titres des parties : 1) Les historiens principalement contemporains, sur les escrits desquels a esté composée cette nouvelle histoire de France ; 2) Première Race ; 3) Seconde Rare ; 4) Troisième Race ; 5) Moeurs et coutumes dans les différents temps de la monarchie ; 6) Généalogie de la maison royale ; 7) Grands officiers dont les fonctions ont rapport à l'Etat. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        La Coltivazione di Luigie Alamanni, e Le Api di Giovanni Rucellai. Colle annotazioni di Ruberto Titi sopra le api . Mit gest. Frontispiz-Porträt Alamannis von F. M. Francia, 1 gest. Titelvignette u. Holzschnittinitiale.

      Padova (Padua) Giuseppe Comino 1718 - 5 Bll., XXXVI, 355 Seiten, 4° (28,2 x 20,5 cm), Pergamentbd. d.Zt. mit vergold. Rückentitel a. dunkelrotem goldverziertem Lederschildchen. Graesse I, 50 - Alamannis Lehrgedichte über Landwirtschaft und Bienenzucht erschienen erstmals 1546 bzw. 1539. Hier zusammengefasst und mit Anmerkungen versehen. - "Rara . Pregiatissima edizione" (Gamba 18). - Rücken mit vereinzelten kleinen Wurmlöchlein, insgesamt gut erhaltenes und breitrandiges Exemplar auf kräftigem Papier in einem schönen zeitgenöss. Ganzpergamentband.

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        Piante delle città, piazze, e castelli fortificati in questo Stato di Milano con le loro dichiarazioni date alle Stampe dal Tenente Generale, & Ingegnere Militare Don Giovanni Battista Sesti. Dedicate all'Altezza Serenissima del Signor Prencipe Eugenio di Savoia, e Piemonte....

      Milano. Agnelli. (1718)Cm. 27x21; pp. (6), 23. Cartonato rustico coevo con titoli calligrafici al dorso. Bella vignetta allegorica al frontespizio e 24 tavole incise in rame di cui due ripegate. Per ogni tavola corrisponde, nella pagina a fronte, una didascalia esplicativa entro ampia cornice incisa. Le tavole rappresentate raffigurano: Carta dello Stato di Milano, (con lieve coloritura coeva dei confini), pianta di Milano, del suo Castello, di Pavia, Tortona, Serravalle, Alessandria, Valenza, Mortara, Novara, Arona, Domodossola, Como, Lecco, Trezzo, Forte di Fontes, Vigevano, Bobbio, Lodi, Pizzichettone, Cremona, Sabbionata, Marina di Finale e Govone. Qualche fioritura ma veramente ottimo esemplare. (29 / 210) 477 / P

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        84 meist gefaltete Kupfertafeln und 1 Titelblatt mit Vignette. (Aus dem 7 bändigen Werk): Atlas historique, ou nouvelle introduction a l' Histoire, a la Chronologie & a la Geographie ancienne & moderne; Representee dans de nouvelles cartes, ou l'on remarque l' Etablissement des Etats & Empires du Monde, leur duree, leur chute, & leurs differens Gouvernemens; La Chronologie des Consuls Romains, des Papes, des Empereurs, des Rois & des Princes, &c. qui ont été depuis le commencement du Monde, jusqu'à présent: Et la Génealogie des Maisons Souveraines de l'Europe

      - - Insgesamt sauber, mit kräftigem Plattenabdruck / Enthalten 5 allegorische Tafeln, 1 Wappentafel des spanischen Königshauses, 1 Münztafel mit antiken Münzportraits, Genealogische Portrait Tafeln, umfangreiche mehrfach gefaltete Stammbaumtafeln mit zahlreichen Randwappen etc. - Gewicht in Gramm: 3570 Chatelain, Amsterdam, 1718-1721. Original Ledereinband, (Einband defekt/Titelseite und einige Tafeln mit Randläsuren/teils leicht randgebräunt)

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        Insulae Hiberniae, map, Schenk Petrus, anno 1700, old colours

      Schenk P.1660-1718+Valk Gerard - Insulae Hiberniae, map, Schenk Petrus, anno 1700, old colours, size of the leaf: 62x53 cm. Scarce map, edited by Petrus Schenk, circa anno 1700, old colours, some oxidations, minor loss on margins (folds), restored centerfold. For more Infos please look the fotos or ask [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn Jesu Christi; Mit erbaulichen Betrachtungen über ieden Vers, damit es im Lesen desto nuetzlicher gebrauchet, und ihm desto leichter und heilsamer nachgesonnen werden moege; Nebst einer Historischen Vorrede, welche die Päbstliche Constitution wider die 101. verdammten Lehr-Sätze, derer Frantzösischen Ertz- und Bischöffe an den Pabst und Concilium gethane Appellationes, und einen gründlichen und aufrichtigen Bericht, was zwischen dem Römischen Stuhl und der Qvenellischen Parthey bißanitzo vorgegangen, in sich hält.

      Franckfurth am Mayn : Moritz Georg Weidmann, 1718. [84] Bl., 1640 S., [176] Bl. : Frontispiz. Hardcover / Pergamenteinband. Guter Zustand. Einband fleckig. Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz. Die ersten 5 Seiten mit kleiner Wurmfraßstelle am oberen Seitenrand (0,5 x 1 cm) .Die ersten ca. 50 Seiten mit leichtem Fleck am Seitenrand (ca. 2 x 4 cm), sonst Seiten sauber und in sehr gutem Zustand. Frontispiz mit Portät von Paschasius Quênel. Titel in Rot-schwarz-Druck. Altdeutsche Schrift / Fraktur. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Bibel neues testament Jansenismus qvesnel

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        Arabiae Veteris, Typus. per Christ: Weigelium. Norimbergae cum Privil. S.C.M.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Descriptio Orbis Antiqui . b. Christoph Weigel in Nürnberg, 1718, 31 x 37,4 Khaled Al Ankary, The Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps, 293; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 658 (Christoph Weigel the Elder, 1654-1725). - Zeigt die arabische Halbinsel. - Oben rechts dekorative Kartusche mit Kartentitel in 6 Zeilen. - Die Karte mit Einzeichnung von Katar (Qatar) "Katara". (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Discus chronologicus omnium S.R.I. Electorum â fine magni illius et fatalis in Germaia interregni per auspicatam electionem Rudolfi I. Habsburgici in Regem Germaniae et Romanum Imperatorem usque ad nostra tempora':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Christoph Weigel in Nürnberg, 1718, 43 x 36,5 Tooley S. 658. - In einer kreisrunden Tabelle (mit beweglichem Zeigestab!) sind sämtliche Kurfürsten sowie Kaiser mit dem jeweiligen Regierungsantritt genannt. - Der gestochene Text in den unteren Eckfeldern beschreibt die verfassungsrechtl. Entwicklung der Kaiserwahl durch die Reichsstände, ab 1356 durch die Kurfürsten. - In den oberen Eckfeldern Allegorien auf Kaiser und Papst; dazwischen der Titel. - Tadelloser Zustand! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Biblia, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonycke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments / Door last der hoog-mog. heeren Staten Generael van de Vereenigde Nederlanden, en volgens het besluyt van de Synode Nationael, gehouden tot Dordrecht . Uyt de oorspronckelycke talen in onse Nederlandsche tale getrouwelyck overgeset. Met nieuwe bygevoegde verklaringen op de duystere plaetsen . Met consent vande ed. groot achtb. heeren burgermeesteren in Amsterdam.

      [Amsterdam] : by de Wed: G. de Groot, Isaac vander Putte, Ian van Heekeren, Anthony Hasebroek en te Rotterdam, : by Bastiaan van Beaumont . 1718 - [2], 332, [2], 144, [14], 169, [2], 58 Bl., [2] Doppelbl. mit einem gestochenen Titel und 4 doppelt gefalten Kupfertafeln mit geographischen Karten enthaltend: Die geographische Beschreibung des Paradies. / Beschreibung der 40-jährigen Zug durch die Wüste ins gelobte Land nach dem Auszug aus Ägypten / Dem Land Kanaan zur Zeit Jesu Christi / Die Wanderungen der Apostel, sowie zahlreichen Vignetten. Vor- und Nachsätze innen etwas angeschmutzt. Die Tafeln hervorragend restauriert (angeschliffen) 2 Tafeln mit geringem Text/Bild-Velust. In holländischer Sprache. Drucker: *Hasebroeck, Antony Amsterdam, 1686-1722 *Groot, Gijsbert de (wed.) Amsterdam, 1692-1719 *Putte, Isaak van der Amsterdam, 1715-1748 *Heekeren, Johannes van Amsterdam, 1696-1723 *Beaumont, Bastiaan van Rotterdam, 1705-1718. Sprache: Niederländisch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 35 cm, Original-Ganzlederband, geprägt auf Holzdeckeln mit Beschlägen und aufwendigen Messing-Schließen. DerRücken am vorderen oberen Kapital ca. 2 cm eingerissen, sonst sehr gut erhaltener Original-Einband.

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        A VOYAGE INTO THE LEVANT: Perform'd by Command of the Late French King. Containing the Ancient and Modern State of the Islands of the Archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the Coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor. With Plans of the principal Towns and Places of note; An Account of the Genius, Manners, Trade, and Religion of the Respective People Inhabiting Those Parts: and an Explanation of Variety of Medals and Antique Monuments. Illustrated with full descriptions and curious copper-plates of great numbers of uncommon plants, animals, &c. And several observations in natural history. To which is prefix'd, the author's Life, in a letter to M. Begon: as also his elogium, pronounc'd by M. Fonten.

      London: D. Browne, A. Bell, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth et al. 1718. First edition in English. Two volumes. Vol I 402pp; Vol II 416pp. Attractively bound in 20th century half tan morocco, marbled boards with five raised bands decorated in gilt to the spine. Gilt titles on red morocco labels to the spine. Folding map (printed for the first time in this English edition) and 152 engraved plates present as called for. The bindings are in fine condition. The contents have a contemporary previous owner's name to the head of each title page and a private library catalogue number in ink to the reverse. Some plates with browning, scattered foxing and staining to the margins throughout. An attractive and complete example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui ont ete faites

      Paris, 1718. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. "One of the most outstanding maps of Canada of the 17th and early 18th centuries" (Kershaw). "Del'Isle's map of Canada is one of the most outstanding maps of Canada of the 17th and early 18th centuries. Typical of all his work, the information that went into his map of Canada was the result of careful and painstaking research" (Kershaw, I, p. 278). The numerous trading posts and missions of New France and the major towns of the adjacent British colonies are labeled. The area around Hudson's Bay is shown to be inhabited by native tribes referred to as the Christinaux or Kilistinons, referring to their conversion to the Christian faith, while Labrador is home to the Eskimaux. Interestingly, the map features a number of notes specifically referring to the names of explorers and the dates in which they discovered certain places, such as the reference to Nouveau Danemarc, discovered by the Danish explorer Jan Munk in 1619. The depiction of the upper Mississippi and Ohio basins is also quite detailed, noting the position of the French fort of St. Louis or Crevecouer near the present-day site of Peoria, Illinois. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the map is its portrayal of the Rivière Longue, one of the most sensational and enduring cartographic misconceptions ever devised. This imaginary river was reported to flow from the Pays des Gnacsitares in the far west, promising the best route through the interior of the continent. A short distance over some mountains lies a long salt water lake, that is supposedly connected to the Pacific Ocean. It is a product of the imagination of the Baron Lahontan, an entertaining and roguish French adventurer, whose best-selling travel narrative Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique septentrionale (1703) convinced many of the world's greatest intellects of the existence of this mythical waterway. Nine states of the map were published in the 18th century, plus several derivatives. The present example is the fifth state, with De L'Isle's title "Geographe du Roy" added below his name in the cartouche. Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada 312; Tooley, "French Mapping of the Americas" 38 in Tooley, The Mapping of America.

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        Voyages ... par la Moscovie, en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales

      Amsterdam: Chez les Freres Wetstein, 1718. 2 volumes, small folio. (13 x 8 inches). Half-title in volume II, titles printed in red and black. Vol 1: engraved portrait of the author by G. Valck after G. Kneller, engraved allegorical frontispiece by B. Picart, dedication with engraved headpiece, 3 engraved double-page maps, 111 engraved plates (numbered 1-110, plus 1 unnumbered) on 52 sheets (29 double-page, 7 folding), 24 engraved illustrations within the text (illustration on p. 164 pasted on slip as issued). Vol 2: 162 engraved plates (numbered 111-262, plus 10 unnumbered) on 56 sheets (33 double-page, 9 folding), 20 engraved illustrations within the text. (A few plates shaved at margin, some plates bound out of order). 18th-century calf, nicely rebacked retaining the original lettering pieces, spines in seven compartments with raised bands, lettering pieces in the second and third compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt Provenance: Thomas Lennard Barrett, Lord Dacre of the South, of Belhus, Essex (1717-1787, armorial bookplate). First edition in French of Le Bruyn's important illustrated account of his voyage to Russia, Persia, India and Java. In his first expedition of 1674, Dutch traveller and painter Cornelius Le Bruyn remained in the Levant for seven years, travelling principally in Asia Minor, Syria, the Holy Land and Egypt. On his return, he published his Voyages au Levant , and encouraged by its success, undertook a second, more far-reaching expedition. "In 1701, Le Bruyn started on the second of his journeys taking a ship to the country of the Samoyeds ... and then proceeding to Moscow. Travelling by way of Asia Minor, he arrived in Persia where he remained for the years 1704-05. Leaving Persia he proceeded [by ship] to India [stopping at Cochin], Ceylon and the East Indies [i.e. Batavia]. He returned by much the same route, residing in Persia between 1706 and 1707 and describing the ruins of Persepolis and Pasargades" (Howgego). The numerous finely engraved illustrations include large folding panoramas of Moscow and Isfahan, views of Astrakhan, and the antiquities at Persepolis and many of the forts encountered on his journey, as well as portraits of native peoples, and depictions of the flora, fish, birds, animals etc. Of particular note are Le Bruyn's description and images of the Samoyeds and their country, among the earliest for the region. Le Bruyn also gives an account of an encounter with William Dampier in Batavia, and describes the route taken by Everard Ysbrants Ides, the Danish Russian ambassador to China. Brunet III:911 (calls for 262 plates based on the numbering of the plate list which does not include the unnumbered plates); Chadenat II, 5085; Chahine 2078; Cohen-de Ricci 610; Lipperheide Kaa 6 (calls for 128 plates and 45 engraved illustrations); Howgego B177.

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        POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1718. The FIRST AND BEST OF THE RARE Tonson subscription folio editions, ONE OF A VERY SMALL NUMBER OF COPIES ONLY, of this sumptuous "Superfine" issue, with the watermark of a fleur-de-lys surmounting a shield, organized and published by Prior?s friends. The Strasburg bend watermark was used generally for the subscribers and normal copies were issued with the London arms watermark. Illustrated with superb engraved frontispiece, and large and finely engraved head, tail and initial pieces throughout. Folio, original full period speckled calf, red calf label gilt within raised bands of the spine separating the compartments which are elaborately decorated with finely tooled gilt panel work surrounding central gilt tooled floral pieces, all edges speckled. [42], 506 + [6] Contents at end. A very fine and very crisp copy of this exquisitely printed work. Entirely unsophisticated with some very minor expected age. VERY RARE in this state. An exquisitely printed work. The quality of the engraving work is absolutely superb and the setting of the type and choice of paper of the very highest quality. Having this book in one?s hands makes one reflect upon how wonderful a folio edition of Shakespeare might have been had Tonson ever undertaken the task. Matthew Prior was one of the most important English poets of the century, and a diplomat as well. To raise money after his release from house arrest during the shift of power in England, Tonson and Alexander Pope especially aided Prior in setting to type a subscriber's edition of his poems. The project was a great success with nearly 1500 names included among the original subscribers to the work.

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        LADOGA CANAL, Russia: Canalis Ladogensis nova delineatio secundum exemplar Petropolitanum / aeri incidit Matthaeus Seutter.

      - Detailed originally coloured map with titles and names in Latin and Cyrillic shows the Ladoga Canal on the coast of Lake Ladoga between Shlisselburg at the head of the Neva River and the mouth of Volkhov River. The Ladoga Canal was one of the projects of Peter the Great and one of the first major canals constructed in Russia. The construction of the canal was ordered in 1718. The canal was necessary as economic development in Russia required a significant expansion of waterways and the windy and stormy Lake Ladoga offered difficult and dangerous sea routes. The construction began in 1719, but was briefly stopped in 1723, when General Skornyakov-Pisarev, who was in charge of the project, was arrested for his incompetence and carelessness. The work was taken over by Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, who completed the canal in 1730. To a great disappointment of the Czar the canal was less than a meter deep and could not be used. It was only enlarged and expanded by the Catherine the Great from 1765 on. The map shows the ideal construction of the Ladoga Canal with a plan on the upper left part. The German Author Matthäus Seuter based his map upon a Russian map, made by Joseph Nicolas de L'Isle in 1735, published in (Atlas Russicus) Russischer Atlas: Welcher in einer General-Charte und neunzehen Special-Charten das gesamte Russische Reich und dessen angraentzende Laender, nach den Regeln der Erd-Beschreibung und den ne Academie der Wissenschafften (St. Petersburg 1745). This Russian Atlas, published by , was based on work by Iwan Kirillowitsch Kirilow (1689-1737). Kirilow published his maps in unfinished atlas Atlas vserossijskoj imperii (????? ????????????? ???????) in 1734. Matthäus Seutter (1678-1757) was one of the most prominent German publishers of the 18th century. He started his apprenticeship under the most famous engraver of the time Johann-Baptist Homann.In 1732 he received a title of Imperial Geographer by German Emperor Charles VI. After Matthäus’ death his son took over the firm for mere five years, until his death in 1762. After that the firm was divided between the printing firm Probst and Seutter’s son-in-law Tobias Conrad Lotter. References: L. Bagrov: Ivan Kirilov, compiler of the first Russian atlas, 1689 1737. In: Imago Mundi. Band II, 1937.

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        Hampton-Court, August 31, 1718. This morning arrived here Captain Byng, the Admiral's Son, and brought Letters from him as far as the 7th Instant, O.S. with a particular Account of the Engagement with the Spanish Fleet off Cape Passaro.

      Printed sheet, 7 x 12 inches. Thirty-nine lines follow the headlines and give a detailed account of this battle, in which Byng defeated the Spanish in a runup to the all but forgotten War of the Quadruple Alliance. (As a result of this war, Spain briefly held Pensacola, Florida.) Byng's performance in this victory did him little good when, thirty-nine years later, he was executed for supposedly failing to protect Minorca during the Seven Years War. In fact, he simply took the fall for the Admiralty at large, which was then in disarray. This rare broadside is accompanied by an article from the London Gazette of the next day, recapitulating the account of the battle as it appeared in the broadside. The broadside itself bears the manuscript notation "1 Sept. 1718." Rare. According to Worldcat, only the British Library hold a copy. Evenly tanned; in excellent condition.

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        Uitbeelding der Heerlijkheit Friesland. ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE. [Willen Henskes copy? Pre-published?].

      Francois Halma,, Leeuwarden: 1718 - Title page. Trimmed just outside the borders. Appears to be a title page pre-published, with small map, coat of arms, and title tablet excised, replaced with contemporary notes in ÒWillem HenskesÓ hand (?). Henskes was an authority on Dutch books in the 18th century. It is rare, but few books of the period were bound with such things as the coat of arms and title lacking from the engraving, so that the owner could personalize it for themselves. Mounted at corners on larger plain leaf, suitable for framing, or to match with another copy. From the famous Friesland Atlas, the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland. Beautiful allegorical frontispiece (furst appearance in this edition), engraved by Jacob Folkema after a drawing by artist Gerbrandus van der Haven and especially after the poet Johannes Hilarides. Very rare. From the second, enlarged edition, as the first edition (1698) was published in only 125 copies.

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        Christi Kirche kein Welt=Reich, und weltl. Herrschafft wederfähig noch unterworffen, oder: Die Freyheit der Christlichen Religion und aller Religionen insgesammt, wie auch der Gewissen, von Obrigkeitl. GesetzesMacht u. Herrschaft: Und hinwieder Die Obrigkeitl. Macht und Gewalt in Ansehung aller Religionen und Kirchen, Religions= und Kirchen=Dinge, deutlich gezeiget und gründlich dargethan, I. In einer kurzen und summarischen Historie, wie und von wem die Macht und das Regiment in Religions= und Kirchen=Sachen von Anfang der Welt an biß auf diese unsere Zeiten geführet worden, und welcher Streitigkeiten dißfalls zwischen Imperio und Sacerdotio entstanden, und noch zwischen ihnen schweben. II. In einer gründlichen, vieles in der Theologie, Ju

      - O O u Dr 1718 - 8vo. (1) Bl., 198 S. Zeitgenössischer Kalblederband mit Rücken- und Kantenvergoldung. Exlibris der Familie Huber / St. Gallen auf dem Innendeckel Cf. Wegmann, Schweizer Exlibris 3676ff.). Schönes Exemplar des seltenen Buches. Um was es bei diesem Buch geht, gibt der Titel in hinlänglicher Ausführlichkeit an. Die biographischen Angaben zum Autor sind leider in den diversen Handbüchern weniger ausführlich. Immerhin weiß man, daß er 1707 vor dem Consistorium in Bayreuth wegen ketzerischer Ansichten in religiösen Dingen verhört worden ist, daß er sich dann, in halb EURpa, vor allem natürlich in Holland und England, herumtrieb, daß er 1735 gestorben ist, und man kennt natürlich seine Schriften, von denen auffallend viele sich die Offenbarung des Johannes vornehmen. Im Jöcher wird er als ?Fanaticus? eingeführt, anderswo wird er als ?religiöser Schwärmer? und ?mystisch-chiliastischer Separatist? bezeichnet. Als Gewährsmänner für die in seinem Buch verlangte Trennung von Staat und Kirche und für seine Verteidigung der Toleranz - ?hier sage ich nun rund heraus: Der Fürst ist verbunden, alle Dissentierungs-Freyheit in Religion-Sachen, quoad fidem & cultum, zu verstatten, alle Dissentirende zu toleriren, sie zu schützen und an ihren bürgerlichen Rechten und Freyheiten nichts entgehen zu lassen? (S. 174) - führt Seitz Grotius, Pufendorf, Locke, Bayle und Thomasius an. Er selbst sah sich zweifelsohne als membrum ecclesiae spiritualis, die sichtbare erschien ihm in beiden Konfessionen verderbt vom Widersacher.

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        Imp. Caes. Carolo VI. Augusto Pio Victori Gentis Suae Sideri Felicissimo Chorographiam Hanc Exhibentem Primar. Regionum Habspurgicar. Situm Positumo Brevibus Exterarum Ditionum Intervallis Ut Permistum Et Implicatum Ita Variis Turbis Expositum Nec Non Ultimos Imperii Germ. Terminos Perpetva Transituum, Obsidionum Hibernorum Coactionum Vexatione Agitatos Antique Fidei Et Invictae Testes Pietatis Supplex Dicat Provincia Brisgoia Aust. Ant. MDCCXVIII. Ioh. Bapt. Homann S.C.M. Geogr. edidit Noribergae.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, dat. 1718, 58 x 49 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 61, 166. Oehme S.82. - Zeigt den Breisgau entlang des Rheins von Schuttern bis Schaffhausen und Rottweil. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche mit 2 Adlern. - Unter der Karte Erklärungen. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Cruising Voyage Round the World..

      London, 1718. b/w folding maps. xix, 428, 57, (7) pp. “This work may be considered a buccaneering classic. With William Dampier as pilot, Captain Woodes RogersÂ’ privateering expedition set sail from Bristol. After sailing down the coast of Brazil and rounding Cape Horn, she made for the deserted island of Juan Fernandez... There Rogers rescued the celebrated Alexander Selkirk... The expedition then cruised the coast of Peru, taking various prizes, reached California, and crossed the Pacific to Asia.”—Hill 1479. It is generally supposed that Daniel Defoe based his “Robinson Crusoe” on this work, since it is the first to describe Selkirk. A large part of the book also relates to California and Mexico. This is the second “Corrected” edition of a book first published in 1712. It contains 5 folding maps by Moll and Senex, and an expanded appendix. Ink lines at bottom of title page and dedication, not obscuring any text. A very nice copy, bound in contemporary full calf “Cambridge style” binding, rebacked to match with gilt spine decorations, raised bands, and red spine label. Backstrip lightly scuffed.

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        Dialogues sur l'eloquence en general et sur celle de la chaire en particulier, avec les reflexions sur la poesie françoise par le p. du Cerceau

      Chez J. Frédéric Bernard 1718 - - Chez J. Frédéric Bernard, A Amsterdam 1718, In-12 (9x15,5cm), (10) 374pp. (7), relié. - Edition originale. Une autre édition est parue à la même date chez Florentin Delaulne à Paris. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en plein maroquin vieux rouge ca 1860 non signé. Dos à nerfs janséniste orné de caissons à froid. Titre doré et "Edition originale" en queue. Double filet d'encadrement à froid sur les plats. Riche frise intérieure. tranches dorées. Rousseurs, manque angulaire en tête du feuillet 45-46 sans atteinte au texte, légers frottements en queue du dos, une très petite mouillure marginale affectant certains feuillets en tête, sinon bel exemplaire, dans une reliure de maître non signée. Dialogue entre A, B et C sur la nature de l'éloquence, A ayant le rôle de Socrate et employant la maïeutique, B et C répondant aux questions de A. Les personnages discutent d'un sermon qu'ils viennent d'entendre et définissent à partir de là les qualités de la véritable éloquence en puisant ces dernières parmi les exemples des Anciens. Fénelon critique à la fois les Anciens et les Modernes, donnant la préférence à l'éloquence des saintes Ecritures. L'essai de Du Cerceau tente de caractériser la poésie française et ce qui fait la spécificité du vers par rapport à la prose. Les deux ouvrages s'étayent sur des analyses grammaticales assez fines et pertinentes (adjectifs, figures, génitif et ablatif.). [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition Bound in red full morocco old ca 1860 unsigned. Back to Jansenist nerves decorated with cold boxes. Title and gold "Edit oriignale" tail. Double cold framing net on the boards. Rich inner frieze. gilt edges. Foxing, but very nice copy in an unsigned master binding. (10) 374pp. (7) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The life and acts of the Most Reverend Father in God, John Whitgift : D.D. the third and last Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth

      London : Printed for T. Horne, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock J. Wyat, T. Varnam and J. Osborn, D. Midwinter 1718 - Fine binding. Bound in contemporary Cambridge style leather. Stamped armorial seal to front board crowned with Honi soit qui mal y pense. Rebacked in modern leather. Gilt lettering to spine. 6 raised bands. New endpapers. Frontis,; [2], iv, iii, [1], xiv, Subscribers [iv], 198, 207-408, 405-592, 248, viii, iv pp. Hardcover. Page ends speckled red. Wear to extremities. Contemporary name to title page. Foxing to title page, otherwise clean, unmarked pages. John Whitgift's theological views were controversial, placing his stamp on the church of the Reformation. He shared Queen Elizabeth's hatred of Puritans, enforcing her policy of religious uniformity, writing the Act against Seditious Sectaries passed in 1593, making Puritanism an offense. ESTC T153491 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herrn Friedrich Hoffmanns, Weitberühmten Medici Gründliche Anweisung wie ein Mensch, ... Seine Gesundheit erhalten, und sich von schweren Krankheiten befreyen kann. - 4.,5. und 6. Theil

      Halle / Franckfurt Leipzig, Renger (Rengerische Buchhandlung), 1718 /1719 / 1721 105 x 174 mm, (4Bltt,888,11Bltt), gebunden in einem Pergamentband, Farbschnitt, jeder Teil mit eigenem Titel, im Anhang vollständiges Register der 3 Teile., Einband gering berieben. Rückenfuß mit handschriftlicher Nr. (M.9 b) sowie Vorsatz und erster Titel mit Stempel (Medic. chirurg. Bibliothek, Altenburg). Seiten mässig gebräunt. Gesamt ein sauberes attraktives Exemplar. Titel T4: ... Durch vernünfftigen Gebrauch der Haus- und anderen Diätischen Mittel, insbesondere des Weines, ... - Titel T5: ... Durch vernünfftigen Gebrauch der Leibes-Bewegungen und Mäßigkeit. Wie auch Vermeidung ungesunder und mit schädlichen Dämpffen angefülleter Lufft ... - Titel T6: ... sich vor unsichern und schädlichen Medicamenten, auch unfürsichtigen Curen hüten und dadurch seine Gesundheit conserviren und bey Kranckheiten sich vor üblern Zufällen verwahren könne. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Medizin, AM131012, Friedrich Hoffmann, Ratgeber

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        The British History, Translated into English From the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth With a large Preface concerning the Authority of the History By Aaron Thompson (late of Queen's College, Oxon)

      London: Printed for J. Bower at the Rose in Ludgate Street, H. Clements at the Half Moon, and W. and J. Innys at the Princes-Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1718. First Edition. Leather bound. Fine. 8vo. [2], cxi (preface), [16]pp list of subscribers, 401pp., [8]pp (names of places), [42]pp (index), [1]p errata. Newer speckled calf binding with line stamped borders, tooled designs, and inlaid lighter brown calf leather on boards. Gilt lines, 5 raised bands and red leather title label on spine. Tooled designs on board edges. Front end sheets and rear end sheets appear to be later. Fine binding with no wear or rubs to leather. Interior contents in fine condition. Geoffrey on Monmouth (c. 1100- c.1155) popularized the tales of King Arthur. His major work "Historia Regum Britanniae" (History of the Kings of England) is a very early history of Britain.

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        Voyage dans la Palestine,: vers le Grand Emir, Chef des Princes Arabes du Desert, connus sous le nom de Bedouins, ou d'Arabes Scenites, qui se disent la vraie posterite d'Ismael fils d'Abraham.Fait par Ordre du Roi Louis XIV. Avec la Description Generale de l'Arabie, faite par le Sultan Abulfeda, traduite en Francais sur les meilleurs Manuscrits, avec des Notes. Par M. De La Roque.

      Amsterdam Steenhouwer & Uytwerf 1718 - A good copy, rather too tightly re-bound in half calf, marbled boards. Frontis torn and margin partially defective. Folding plate torn on fold. Light browning throughout. pp.(xlvi), 342, (vi), engraved frontis and four engraved plates, 1 folding.

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         Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrata, ... The anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures, ... Birmingham, printed by John Baskerville; London sold by Samuel Baker & George Leigh, Thomas Cadell, David Wilson & George Nicol, John Murray, 1774. Royal 1mo (67 x 48.5 cm). With 34 numbered engraved anatomical plates (plate size 35.5 x 29 cm to 58.5 x 46 cm), drawn by Jan van Riemsdijk and engraved by Robert Strange and others. Without the dedication leaf present in some copies. 20th-century half brown goatskin morocco. .

      Choulant, pp. 296-297; ESTC T137584; Gaskell 56; Heirs of Hippocrates 942; Roberts & Tomlinson, pp. 460-465. Magnificent first edition of a bilingual (Latin and English) anatomical atlas on obstetrics and gynaecology, illustrated with 34 mostly life-sized and accurately detailed anatomical plates of pregnant women and their unborn children. William Hunter (1718-1783), royal physician and professor of anatomy at the Society of Naval Surgeons, wrote the preface and the notes to the plates, had the illustrations drawn under his supervision and worked closely with the engravers, who produced the plates at his expense. The work began when a young woman died suddenly at full term in 1751 and Hunter was able to procure her body before any deterioration. In the preface Hunter gives remarkable details about his techniques, such as "the injection of the blood-vessels" to preserve the body for the artists, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of anatomical illustration, which he mixes here. "One of the great publications of world medical literature as well as a classic of book production" (Heirs of Hippocrates) and "one of the great artistic achievements in medicine" (Haskell Norman).With the ca. 1800 ink stamp of "The Liverpool Library". Without the dedication leaf, fore-edge of plate VIII slightly shaved, a small restoration removing its engraver's name, a few other small marginal restorations, a crease in 1 plate and a few text leaves, and a faint marginal water stain in the last few leaves, but still generally in good condition. The marbled-paper sides are slightly rubbed but the binding is otherwise very good. A spectacular showpiece for any collection in the field of anatomical illustration, women's studies, obstetrics, gynaecology or book production..

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        M.Heinrich Büntings - Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae - oder Reise-Buch über die gantze Heil. Schrift. In dessen ersten Theile über das Alte Testament , alle Reisen der Patriarchen, Richter, Könige, Propheten , Fürsten , Bölker, u.f.w. begriffen und nach deutschen Meilen ausgerechnet, auch die Länder , Städte,Wasser, Berge , Thäler so in der Bibel vorgekommen, nach ihrer Gelegenheit und Gestalt beschrieben, und ihren hebräischen und griechischen Namen verdeutschet werden . Mit vorgefügter und ausführlicher Beschreibung der Stadt und des Tempels zu Jerusalem; im andern Theile aber über das neue Testament gezeiget wird, wie die Jungfrau Maria, Joseph und Weisen aus Morgenlande, des Herrn Jesu Christus auch seine Aposteln ihre Reise angestellt haben nebst zugängliche Nachricht von denen Örtern und Ländern . Mit Fleiß übersehen , mit neuen Charten und Kupfern erleutert auch mit dienlichen Geographischen , historischen und Theologischen Noten so wohl über die Oerter als Sachen ...von Johann Georg Leuckfeld , Pst. Prim..Der Konigl. Preuß. Soicietät derer Wissenschaften Mitgliede. Magdeburg , Gedruckt und verlegt durch Joh. Daniel Müllern , 1718

      Joh. Daniel Müllern , 1718 - Magdeburg, 1718. Pergamnet Orig. Pergament Einband stark gebräunt , Pappdeckel in der Fläche überwegend bis auf die Pappe zerrieben - nachgebräunt. Gutes Exemplar, Bindung i.O., Block fest. Gelenke intakt. Vorsätze mit rundem Braunfleck, ca. Pflaumengroß, in die ersten Seiten stark abnehmend übergehend. Vor dem Titelblatt ein großes ganzseitiges Porträt von Johann Georg Leuckfeld . Schöner Papierzustand, in der unteren Blattecke teils fingerfleckig - dto. selten im Blattrandbereich , gelegentlich altersbraunfleckig, . Das letzte Blatt der Vorrede ( ca. 20 ungez. Bl.) unten auf ca. 5 cm eingerissen. . S.4/5 großer Faltkupfer der Stadt Jerusalem, ( sowie die 2 nicht gez. Bl. Beschreibung) Faltkupfer an den Faltkanten teils leicht angerissen. Der zweite kleine Faltkupfer leicht braunfleckig. 2 weitere ganzseitige eingbundene Kupfer, 2 weitere Faltkupfer ( einmal gef.) , ein weiterer kleiner Faltkupfer fehlt !Sonst vollständig nebst Register und Register über Büntings verbessertes Ltinerarium. Register teils stärker gebräunt. ((( M.Heinrich Büntings - Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae - oder Reise-Buch über die gantze Heil. Schrift. In dessen ersten Theile über das Alte Testament , alle Reisen der Patriarchen, Richter, Könige, Propheten , Fürsten , Bölker, u.f.w. begriffen und nach deutschen Meilen ausgerechnet, auch die Länder , Städte,Wasser, Berge , Thäler so in der Bibel vorgekommen, nach ihrer Gelegenheit und Gestalt beschrieben, und ihren hebräischen und griechischen Namen verdeutschet werden . Mit vorgefügter und ausführlicher Beschreibung der Stadt und des Tempels zu Jerusalem; im andern Theile aber über das neue Testament gezeiget wird, wie die Jungfrau Maria, Joseph und Weisen aus Morgenlande, des Herrn Jesu Christus auch seine Aposteln ihre Reise angestellt haben nebst zugängliche Nachricht von denen Örtern und Ländern . Mit Fleiß übersehen , mit neuen Charten und Kupfern erleutert auch mit dienlichen Geographischen , historischen und Theologischen Noten so wohl über die Oerter als Sachen ...von Johann Georg Leuckfeld , Pst. Prim..Der Konigl. Preuß. Soicietät derer Wissenschaften Mitgliede. Magdeburg , Gedruckt und verlegt durch Joh. Daniel Müllern , 1718 )) R13 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        84 meist gefaltete Kupfertafeln und 1 Titelblatt mit Vignette. (Aus dem 7 bändigen Werk): Atlas historique, ou nouvelle introduction a l\' Histoire, a la Chronologie & a la Geographie ancienne & moderne; Representee dans de nouvelles cartes, ou l\'on remarque l\' Etablissement des Etats & Empires du Monde, leur duree, leur chute, & leurs differens Gouvernemens; La Chronologie des Consuls Romains, des Papes, des Empereurs, des Rois & des Princes, &c. qui ont été depuis le commencement du Monde, jusqu\'à présent: Et la Génealogie des Maisons Souveraines de l\'Europe

       Chatelain, Amsterdam, 1718-1721. Original Ledereinband, (Einband defekt/Titelseite und einige Tafeln mit Randläsuren/teils leicht randgebräunt) - Insgesamt sauber, mit kräftigem Plattenabdruck / Enthalten 5 allegorische Tafeln, 1 Wappentafel des spanischen Königshauses, 1 Münztafel mit antiken Münzportraits, Genealogische Portrait Tafeln, umfangreiche mehrfach gefaltete Stammbaumtafeln mit zahlreichen Randwappen etc. - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Genealogie Heraldik

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        Meissen, anno 1758, map Schenk P.

      Schenk P.1660-1718+Valk Gerard - Please read german textKupferkarte, verlegt von P. Schenk in Neuer Sächsischer Atlas, anno 1758, von zwei Platten gedruckte grosse Spezialkarte, Blattmaß: 58 x 97 cm., gering gebräunt. Zeigt Dresden im Südosten und Eilenburg im Nordwesten. In den Falten diverse alte Reparaturen, von Vorne nicht zu erkennen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARREST DU CONSEIL D'ESTAT DU ROY, QUI ACCORDE À CEUX QUI ONT PRIS DES BILLETS DU CAISSIER DE LA COMPAGNIE D'OCCIDENT, UN DÉLAY JUSQU'AU PREMIER JANVIER 1719. POUR FOURNIR LES QUATRE CINQUIÉMES DE BILLETS DE L'ETAT QU'ILS AUROIENT DU REMETTRE LE PREMIER NOVEMBRE PROCHAIN. DU VINGT-DEUXIÉME SEPTEMBRE 1718

      Paris, 1718. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Contemporary inscription. Fine. A French royal decree regarding stock in the Compagnie d'Occident. This is the beginning of the end for the Compagnie d'Occident, as the Mississippi Bubble begins to burst. "A variant and unrecorded issue of Wroth 654" - Maggs. The one copy in OCLC, at Harvard, appears to be the same as Wroth 654. Rare. From the library of Cardinal Etienne Charles de Lomenie de Brienne (1727-94), Minister of Louis XVI, Archbishop of Toulouse and of Sens. A friend of Voltaire and a member of the Académie Française, Brienne wielded significant power as head of the Finance Ministry, which earned him many enemies. He died in prison during the French Revolution, despite having renounced Catholicism in 1793 (presumably as an attempt to save his life).

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        Tabula Geographica Nova et Exacta

      Vienna Schmutzer Joan Adam 1718 - "Tabula Geographica Nova et Exacta Distincte exhibens Regnum Sclavoniae cum Syrmii Ducatu quod a Fluviis Savi Illovae Dravi et Danubii alluitur eius Provintiae Conteerminae sunt Regnum Hungariae, Croatiae, Bosniae, Serviae, i Bannatus Temesvrensis". Orig. copper-engraving after J. Gadea's drawing. Engraved and published by J. A. Schmutzer in Vienna, 1718. With great ornamental title-cartouche with a coat of arms, ornamental cartouche with dedication and coat of arms and another ornamental cartouche with explanatory notes ("Notarum explicatio"), allegorical scene representing three main rivers of the region (Drava, Sava and Danube) and another coat of arms. 83:128 cm (32 3/4 x 50 1/2 inch.). Large decorative and detailed map of eastern part of Croatia, northern part of Serbia (with Belgrade), Banat and the southern part of Hungary. - Printed from 2 desks, joined. - Very rare!!!

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        Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boeken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments. Door Last der Hoog Mog. Heeren Staten Generael van de Vereenigde Nederlanden, en volgens het Besluyt van de Synode Nationael, gehouden tot Dordrecht in de Jaren 1618. ende 1619. Uyt de Oorspronckelicke talen in onse Nederlandtsche tale getrouwelick over-geset. Met nieuwe by-gevoegde Verklaringen op de duystere plaetsen, aenteeckeningen van de gelyck-luydende Texten, ende nieuwe Registers over beyde de Testamenten. Ende door gemeene ordre der Nederlandsche Kercken verbetert van Druckfouten en Misstellingen die in den eersten Druck gevonden worden. (Biblia/Bijbel).

      Leyden, Johannes Muller, the widow of Cornelis Boutesteyn, and Samuel Luchtmans 1718. (gegraveerde titelpagina, 21) 302, (2) 134, (14) 164, (2) 66 folia. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio H. 43 x B. 27 x D. 12 cm. (Zeer fraaie Statenbijbel in heldere druk op zeer wit papier, in een originele perkamenten band, het is zeer zeldzaam om een Bijbel uit deze tijd gebonden te zien in perkament. De onderkant van de rug is vakkundig gerestaureerd en de linten zijn vernieuwd. Met de 6 uitvouwbare kaarten van Cornelis Danckerts II. Deze 6 bijbelkaarten werden rond 1710 gegraveerd door Albert Schut, een graveur die werkzaam was van 1708 tot 1713. De wereldkaart en de kaart over de zendingsreizen van Paulus zijn gewone, enigzins bijgewerkte atlaskaarten. Op de laatste kaart staan zelf Nederlandse plaatsnamen te lezen, zoals Coeverden en Staveren of het Waddeneiland Schierman Ooge, namen waar Paulus wel nooit van gehoord zal hebben. De kaarten over het paradijs, de woestijnreis en het Beloofde Land lijken veel op de gelijknamige kaarten van Nicolaes Visscher. Alles is veel soberder van opzet, meestal zonder inzetten en engeltjes, meer in de Franse stijl, welke in de achttiende eeuw populair werd. De Jeruzalemkaart, volgens het ontwerp van Villalpando, is sterk verwant aan die van de familie Keur. Voor het drukken van deze Bijbel werd gebruik gemaakt van gegoten platen, waarop de complete tekst van de te drukken Bijbel stond. Luchtmans was de enige drukker die hiervan gebruik heeft gemaakt.) (engraved titlepage, 21) 302, (2) 134, (14) 164, (2) 66 folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 6 raised bands, Folio H. 43 x L. 27 x W. 12 cm. (Beautiful Dutch States Bible, bright printing on very white paper, bound in a contemporary vellum binding, it is very rare to see a Bible from this time bound in complete vellum. The bottom of the spine is skillfully restored and the ribbons have been renewed. With the 6 folding maps by Cornelis Danckerts II. These 6 biblemaps were engraved around the year 1710 by Albert Schut, an engraver who worked from 1708 until 1713. The worldmap and the map of the travels of Paul are slightly modified atlas maps. On this last map you can even read Dutch place names, like Coeverden and Staveren or the Wadden island Schierman Ooge, these are names Paul most likely could have never heard of. The maps of the Paradise, the wanderings of Israel in the desert, and the Promised Land look a lot like the similar named maps by Nicolaes Visscher, although everything is much more moderate of design, most of the time without insertions and little angels, but more in the French style, which became popular in the eighteenth century. The map of Jerusalem, after the design by Villalpando, is strongly related to the similar map by the family Keur. For the printing of this Bible were used casted plates, on which were written the complete text of the to be printed Bible. Luchtmans was the only printer that ever used this system.) Poortman, W.C. (1983). Bijbel en Prent. Deel I: Boekzaal van de Nederlandse Bijbels, p. 160, 161 / Poortman, W.C. (1995). Kaarten in Bijbels, p. 230.

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        Wurzen,Düben,Eilenburg,anno 1758, map, Schenk P.

      Schenk P.1660-1718+Valk Gerard - Please read german textKupferkarte, verlegt bei Schenk P., in Neuer Sächsischer Atlas, anno 1758, Blattmaß: 49 x 59 cm., sehr guter Erhaltungszustand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Uitbeelding der heerlijkheit Friesland; zoo in 't algemeen, als in haare XXX bijzondere grietenijen; door Dr. Bern. Schotanus a Sterringa. Uitgegeeven door Francois Halma, 1718

      Leeuwarden, Franc?ois Halma,, 1718 - Shirley R. W.: Maps in the Atlases of the British Library: T.HALM-2a; Koeman, vol III, pp. 122-3. - Ein herrliches Exemplar des berühmten Friesland-Atlases. Alle Karten und Stiche in prächtigem zeitgenössischen Kolorit. Zweite und erweiterte Ausgabe der ersten Atlas der niederländischen Provinz Friesland. Mit 30 Detailkarten der Provinz Friesland, einer Übersichtskarte von Friesland und 8 historischen Karten der Niederlande. Die erste Ausgabe wurde von Bernard Schotanus im Jahre 1698 gefertigt, nachdem er von den Gedeputeerde Staten die Aufgabe erhielt, die friesischen Grietenijen neu zu kartieren. Die erste Ausgabe wurde in nur 125 Exemplaren gedruckt. Die raschen topografischen Veränderungen Frieslands und die geringe Anzahl der gedruckten Exemplare, machten eine Neuauflage 20 Jahre später notwendig. Nach dem Tod Schotanus 1704, bearbeitete und publizierte François Halma diese zweite Ausgabe von 1718 in Leeuwarden. Er brachte die Kupferplatten auf den neuesten Stand und hat sieben historische Karten der Niederlande von Menso Alting, sowie eine historische Übersichtskarte von Friesland, hinzugefügt. Der Halma Atlas wurde später bei R & J Ottens neu aufgelegt. (R. W. Shirley) Fockema Andreae in Geschiedenis der Kartografie van Nederland über diesen Atlas: Die Ausführung der Karten ist außergewöhnlich schön. eines der besten und schönsten Dokumente unserer alten Kartographie. Die vorangestellten Wappendarstellungen, bezeichnen Friesland, die vierzehn friesischen Provinzen und das Wappen von William Karel Hendrik Friso von Oranien-Nassau. Das herrliche, allegorische Frontispiz, wurde von Jacob Folkema, nach einer Zeichnung des Künstlers Gerbrandus van der Haven, gestochen. Rückseitig mit einem Gedicht von Johannes Hilarides. Provenienz: Boekhandel W. Eekhoff, Leeuwarden, Etikett auf dem Vorsatz, 19. Jahrhundert Alle Karten des Atlas können auf meiner neuen Atlas Gallerie Webseite betrachtet werden: Schotanus/Halma Friesland Atlas. - Prächtiges, vollständiges Exemplar. Alle Karten und Stiche hervorragend zeitgenössisch handkoloriert. Gedrucktes Inhaltsverzeichnis aus dem 19. Jahrhundert auf Vorsatzblatt eingeklebt. Blaue Papieretiketten, ebenfalls aus dem 19. Jahrhundert, mit aufgedruckten Kartennummer und Titel in den oberen Ecken rückseitig jeder Karte. Die Hälfte der Karten mit geglätteten vertikalen Falten um die Bugfalte. Einige Karten mit Hinterlegungen an der Bugfalte. Teilweise kleine geschlossene Einrisse im Rand. - A splendid copy of the famous Friesland Atlas. All maps and views finely coloured by a contemporary hand. Second and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, including 30 detail maps of the entire provinces of Friesland, an overview map of Friesland and 8 historical maps of the Netherlands. The first edition was produced by Bernard Schotanus in 1698 after he received an order from the Gedeputeerde Staten for a new mapping out of the Grietenijen. This first edition was published in 125 copies only. The rapid topographical changes in Frisia and the small number of printed copies made a new edition necessary just 20 years later. After the death of Schotanus in 1704, Franc?ois Halma edited and published this 1718 edition in Leeuwarden. He revised the copperplates with information up to date and added the seven historical maps of the Netherlands from Menso Alting, plus a historical overview map of Frisia by Schotanus. The Halma atlas was later re-issued by R & J Ottens. (R. W. Shirley) Fockema Andreae mentioned in Geschiedenis der Kartografie van Nederland about this atlas: The execution of these maps is exceptionally beautiful. one of the best and most beautiful documents of our old cartography. The heraldic plates showing the arms of the province of Friesland, the arms of the fourteen Frisian districts and the arms of William Karel Hendrik Friso, Prince of Orange-Nassau. The splendid allegorical frontispiece, which is also new in this edition, was engraved by Jacob Folkema after a [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The British History Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth

      London: J. Bowyer, 1718Email us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        ROM. "Romae Veteris ac Novae Collatio Topographica per Io. Baptistam Faldam Recusa". Dekorativer Grundrißplan mit Gebäuden. Links unten Kartusche mit Papst-Medaillon, einer Darstellung des Altars im Petersdom, sowie eine kleine Ansicht vom Petersdom mit Engelsburg im Hintergrund.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich bei Chr. Weigel, 1718, 34 x 40 cm. Aus: Johann David Köhlers "Bequemer Schul= und Reisen=Atlas", 1718. - Der seltene Plan in guter Erhaltung.

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        Asia/Australia Generalmap, Valk G+L, anno 1700, Japon, part of A

      Schenk P.1660-1718+Valk Gerard - Asia/Australia Generalmap, Valk G+L, anno 1700, Japon, part of A Coppermap, edited by Gerhard and Leonhard Valk, circa anno 1700, "Asia qua Nulla Beatior Ora; Tractus in Eoos Vergens Mundique Teporem. Auctoribus GERARDO et LEONARDO VALK cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandia et West Frisia." Size of the leaf: 51 x 61 cm., contemporary coloured, printed on thick paper, brownish margins, below centerfold brownish, restored for 12 cm. Scarce large generalmap of the Continent Asia and a part of Australia, extending to the East indies. Papua New Guinea with attachment to Australia via a coastline called "Carpentaria". Scarce map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Propagation of the gospel in the East: being an account of the success of two Danish missionaries, lately sent to the East-Indies, for the conversion of the heathens in Malabar. In several letters to their correspondents in Europe. Containing a narrative of their voyage to the coast of Coromandel, their settlement at Tranquebar, the divinity and philosophy of the Malabarians, their language and manners, the impediments obstructing their conversion, the several methods taken by these missionaries, the wonderful providences attending them, and the progress they have already made. Rendered into English from the high-Dutch .

      printed and sold by Joseph Downing, London 1718 - Third edition, 3 parts in 1, small 8vo, pp. [16], xxxvi, 78, [2] ads; viii, 60; xxiv, 233, [3] ads; engraved folding map (a little browned) by John Senex, plus a small engraving in the text of the Malabar alphabet; sectional title pages for each part, and each within a double-ruled border; contemporary paneled calf, red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine, sprinkled edges; the very nice Earls' of Macclesfield copy, with bookplate and embossed stamp at the top margin of the first 3 leaves. A translation by Anthony William Boehm of Merchwurdige nachrichten aus Ost- Indien, being a series of letters from Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalgh, Henry Plutscho, and John Ernest Grundler, with an account of the press established there & the first printed books; also one letter from August Hermann Francke to Henry Newman, and an account of the Malabarians, their language and manners. The preface to the reader outlines the backgrounds and tells of the two previous collections of letters published 1709 and 1710. The last page of text in part III contains a list of 'Those who shall be willing to contribute to the support of the protestant mission in the East Indies'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Imperii Sinarum,map,anno 1690,original colours,scarce

      Schenk P.1660-1718+Valk Gerard - Imperii Sinarum,map,anno 1690,original colours,scarce Original China-map, edited by Schenk,Valk, anno 1690. Original contemporary coloured, size of the leaf: 50 x 56 cm., little restorations on verso, not to see in front of the map. Decorative map of China with ornate cartouches, ships and a naval battle. Van loons map at first appeared in Janssons Atlas novus anno 1658. The name of Schenk and Valk is addedunder the vignette sea battle. Little brownish on margins outside of the map [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil Par Ordre Alphabetique des Principales Questions de Droit.

      1718 - A Curious Hybrid of Encyclopedia, Treatise and Reform Tract [Bretonnier, Barthelemy-Joseph (1656-1727)]. Recueil Par Ordre Alphabetique des Principales Questions de Droit, Qui se Jugent Diversement dans les Differens Tribunaux du Royaume. Avec des Reflexions pour Concilier la Diversite de la Jurisprudence, & la Rendre Uniforme dans tous les Tribunaux. Paris: Chez Emery, 1718. lxxii, 463, [18] pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, edges rouged. Moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, joints starting at ends. Woodcut head and tail-pieces. Some toning to text. Early annotations to verso of front free endpaper, two early struck-through signatures to title page, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. Organized alphabetically, this guide to French law and judicial administration is an encyclopedia, a treatise and a reform tract. As the title indicates, it outlines different jurisdictions in order to advance an argument for a comprehensive uniform court system. The "questions" relate, for the most part, to tricky aspects of family law. Some of the topics its covers are the marriage of wives of absent husbands, dowries, bastards, the passing on of jewelry, the marriage of minors, second marriages, subrogation, wills, and wards. Bretonnier was an avocat of the Paris Parlement. First published in 1718, his treatise went through five editions, the final appearing in 1783. All are scarce in North America. OCLC locates 3 copies of the first edition in North America, 2 in law libraries (Harvard, University of Michigan). This edition not in Camus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Propagation of the gospel in the East: being an account of the success of two Danish missionaries, lately sent to the East-Indies, for the conversion of the heathens in Malabar. In several letters to their correspondents in Europe. Containing a narrative of their voyage to the coast of Coromandel, their settlement at Tranquebar, the divinity and philosophy of the Malabarians, their language and manners, the impediments obstructing their conversion, the several methods taken by these missionaries, the wonderful providences attending them, and the progress they have already made. Rendered into English from the high-Dutch ..."

      London: printed and sold by Joseph Downing. 1718. "Third edition, 3 parts in 1, small 8vo, pp. [16], xxxvi, 78, [2] ads; viii, 60; xxiv, 233, [3] ads; engraved folding map (a little browned) by John Senex, plus a small engraving in the text of the Malabar alphabet; sectional title pages for each part, and each within a double-ruled border; contemporary paneled calf, red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine, sprinkled edges; the very nice Earls' of Macclesfield copy, with bookplate and embossed stamp at the top margin of the first 3 leaves. A translation by Anthony William Boehm of Merchwurdige nachrichten aus Ost- Indien, being a series of letters from Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalgh, Henry Plutscho, and John Ernest Grundler, with an account of the press established there & the first printed books; also one letter from August Hermann Francke to Henry Newman, and an account of the Malabarians, their language and manners. The preface to the reader outlines the backgrounds and tells of the two previous collections of letters published 1709 and 1710. The last page of text in part III contains a list of 'Those who shall be willing to contribute to the support of the protestant mission in the East Indies'."

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        Biblia, dat is De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boeken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments. Door Last der Hoog Mog. Heeren Staten Generael van de Vereenigde Nederlanden, en volgens het Besluyt van de Synode Nationael, gehouden tot Dordrecht in de Jaren 1618. ende 1619. Uyt de Oorspronckelicke talen in onse Nederlandtsche tale getrouwelick over-geset. Met nieuwe by-gevoegde Verklaringen op de duystere plaetsen, aenteeckeningen van de gelyck-luydende Texten, ende nieuwe Registers over beyde de Testamenten. Ende door gemeene ordre der Nederlandsche Kercken verbetert van Druckfouten en Misstellingen die in den eersten Druck gevonden worden.

      Leyden, Johannes Muller, the widow of Cornelis Boutesteyn, and Samuel Luchtmans 1718 - (gegraveerde titelpagina, 21) 302, (2) 134, (14) 164, (2) 66 folia. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio H. 43 x B. 27 x D. 12 cm. (Zeer fraaie Statenbijbel in heldere druk op zeer wit papier, in een originele perkamenten band, het is zeer zeldzaam om een Bijbel uit deze tijd gebonden te zien in perkament. De onderkant van de rug is vakkundig gerestaureerd en de linten zijn vernieuwd. Met de 6 uitvouwbare kaarten van Cornelis Danckerts II. Deze 6 bijbelkaarten werden rond 1710 gegraveerd door Albert Schut, een graveur die werkzaam was van 1708 tot 1713. De wereldkaart en de kaart over de zendingsreizen van Paulus zijn gewone, enigzins bijgewerkte atlaskaarten. Op de laatste kaart staan zelf Nederlandse plaatsnamen te lezen, zoals Coeverden en Staveren of het Waddeneiland Schierman Ooge, namen waar Paulus wel nooit van gehoord zal hebben. De kaarten over het paradijs, de woestijnreis en het Beloofde Land lijken veel op de gelijknamige kaarten van Nicolaes Visscher. Alles is veel soberder van opzet, meestal zonder inzetten en engeltjes, meer in de Franse stijl, welke in de achttiende eeuw populair werd. De Jeruzalemkaart, volgens het ontwerp van Villalpando, is sterk verwant aan die van de familie Keur. Voor het drukken van deze Bijbel werd gebruik gemaakt van gegoten platen, waarop de complete tekst van de te drukken Bijbel stond. Luchtmans was de enige drukker die hiervan gebruik heeft gemaakt.) (engraved titlepage, 21) 302, (2) 134, (14) 164, (2) 66 folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 6 raised bands, Folio H. 43 x L. 27 x W. 12 cm. (Beautiful Dutch States Bible, bright printing on very white paper, bound in a contemporary vellum binding, it is very rare to see a Bible from this time bound in complete vellum. The bottom of the spine is skillfully restored and the ribbons have been renewed. With the 6 folding maps by Cornelis Danckerts II. These 6 biblemaps were engraved around the year 1710 by Albert Schut, an engraver who worked from 1708 until 1713. The worldmap and the map of the travels of Paul are slightly modified atlas maps. On this last map you can even read Dutch place names, like Coeverden and Staveren or the Wadden island Schierman Ooge, these are names Paul most likely could have never heard of. The maps of the Paradise, the wanderings of Israel in the desert, and the Promised Land look a lot like the similar named maps by Nicolaes Visscher, although everything is much more moderate of design, most of the time without insertions and little angels, but more in the French style, which became popular in the eighteenth century. The map of Jerusalem, after the design by Villalpando, is strongly related to the similar map by the family Keur. For the printing of this Bible were used casted plates, on which were written the complete text of the to be printed Bible. Luchtmans was the only printer that ever used this system.) Poortman, W.C. (1983). Bijbel en Prent. Deel I: Boekzaal van de Nederlandse Bijbels, p. 160, 161 / Poortman, W.C. (1995). Kaarten in Bijbels, p. 230 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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