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        The World. "Planiglobium Terrestre Minus, in hanc forman reductam a Iohanne Bapt Homanno Geogr

      World.Celestial & Curiosities: Noribergæ/Nuremberg Weigel Christoph 1718-20. Copper engraved double hemisphere world map by Christoph Weigel after Johann Bapt Homann. Original colour. verso blank. The map is from the " Atlas Manualis Scholasticus et Itinerarius " and is a reduced version after Homans early world map with California as an island. Insets of polar projections, where Homann has celestials, the vignettes surrounding the map including the winds in the upper half and the landscapes below are the same as in Homann's map. Dark impression; light toning to edges of blank margins; centrefold split ,repaired at lower margin ;slight printers crease close to lower centerfold. Christoph Weigel (c.1654-1725) worked out of Nuremberg in the first half of the eighteenth century. Weigel is also known for a number of maps featuring in Faber's "Atlas Scholasticus" (1718) and also the "Schul- Und Reisen Atlas", produced in conjunction with JD Köhler. He worked closely with Johan Baptist Homann. World.Celestial & Curiosities World

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        THE CLERGY-MAN'S RECREATION Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening [&] THE GENTLEMAN'S RECREATION Or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved [&] THE FRUIT-GARDEN KALENDAR Or a Summary of the Art of Managing a Fruit-Garden

      Printed for Bernard Lintot (Lintott), 1718 - 1726.. 3 volumes in 1: The Clergy-Man's Recreation Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening (6th edn 1726 [&] The Gentleman's Recreation Or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations Relating to Fruit-Trees Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters To Which is Added by way of an Appendix a New and Familiar Way to Find a most exact Meridian Line by the Pole Star … by Edward Lawrence brother to the Author of this Book (3rd edn 1723) [&] The Fruit-Garden Kalendar Or a Summary of the Art of Managing a Fruit-Garden Teaching in Order of Time what is to done therein every Month in the Year Containing several new and plain Directions more particularly relating to the Vine to which is added an Appendix of the Usefulness of the Barometer with some short Directions how to make a right Judgement of the Weather (1718). 8vo. Contemporary gilt ruled blind-stamped full calf with raised ribbed spine (headcap worn and edges rather rubbed; front joint cracked and inner hinge weakened). Pp. 83 [&] 115 [&] v + 149 + catalogue, illus with 2 engraved frontispieces, 4 folding plates and figures and vignettes in text (previous owners' neat inscriptions in contemporary hand on front paste-down and title page of vol I; front and rear endpapers tanned and lightly creased at edges). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Gehaltvoller barocker Sammelband mit 5 interessanten Werken.

      1718/31.. 1. Zickermann, Christian : Historische Nachricht von den alten Einwohnern in Pommern. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 2 Kupfertafeln, 5 Blatt, 157 Seiten, 5 Blatt, Stettin, Conradi, 1724. 2. Fricken, Elias : Templum Parochiale Ulmensium. Ulmisches Münster oder Eigentliche Beschreibung .deß herrlichen Münster-Gebäudes zu Ulm. Mit gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 7 Blatt, 64 Seiten, Ulm, Rothen, ca. 1731. 3. Windus, John : Reise nach Mequinez der Residenz des heutigen Kaysers von Fez und Marocco. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 7 Blatt, 131 Seiten, 2 Blatt, Hannover, Förster, 1725. 4. Adolph, Christoph : Wahlstättisches Denck und Danckmahl, welches bey jaehrlicher und oeffentlicher Verlesung von der Cantzel, der Historia von der zwischen denen Christen und Tartarn Anno Christi 1241 den 9 April allhier gehaltenen. Mit gefalteter Kupfertafel, 40 Seiten, Jauer, Lorenz, ca. 1725. 5. Anonym : Ausführliche und höchstbetrübte Beschreibung der ... durch einen Nord-Ost-West-Wind verursachten Wasser- oder kleinen Sünd-Fluth, welche am ersten heiligen Christ-Tage Anno 1717 einen grossen Theil derer Hertzogthümer Hollstein und Brehmen ... überschwemmet. 68 Seiten, Zittau, 1718. Gebunden in einem Halbpergamentband der Zeit, 21 x 17 cm,. Gut erhalten.

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        Philosophical Letters Between the Late Mr Ray and Several of His Ingenious Correspondents, Natives and Foreigners To which are Added Those of Francis Willughby Esq; The Whole Consisting of Many Curious Discoveries and Improvements in the History of Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Plants, Fossiles, Fountains, &c

      London: Published By W. Derham....Printed by William and John Innys, 1718. [8], 376pp, [12]. Contemporary calf, gilt, contrasting red-morocco lettering-piece. A handsome copy, slightly rubbed, internally crisp. Bookplate excised from FEP, with later paper affixed over the consequent space. Ink inscriptions of: 'E. Libris R. North, 1732' and 'H. Housle Henley August 2d 1785', to FFEP, pencilled monogram with the initials R.N. to title. John Ray (1627-1705), English theologian and naturalist. His extensive correspondence and papers were bequeathed to Samuel Dale (1659-1739) his physician, friend and assistant in the compilation of the Historia Plantarum (London, 1686), and later passed to William Derham for the publication of this work. ESTC T93673. Keynes 109. Wellcome IV, p.480.. First Edition. 8vo.

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        Monasticon Anglicanum: Or, the History of the Ancient Abbies, Monasteries, Hospitals, cathedral and Collegiate Churches, with Their Dependencies, in England and Wales

      London: Printed By R. Harbin; for D. Browne and J. Smith..., 1718. Three volumes in one. [2], xvi, 120, *117-*120, 121-124, *121-*124, [1], 126-244, [1], 242-375, [9]p. Complete with 103 finely engraved plates, inclusive of extra-engraved title. [With:] STEVENS, John. The History of the Antient Abbeys, Monasteries, Hospitals, Cathedrals and Collegiate Churches. Being Two Additional volumes to Sir William Dugdale's Monasticon Anglicanum...London. Printed for Tho. Taylor, Luke Stokoe, Jos. Smith..., 1722-3. [2], vii, [5], 264, cols 265-272, 273-538, [2]. [4], 279pp, [1]. Complete with 50 engraved plates. [Bound with:] The Appendix: Containing Charters, Grants, And other Original Writings, Refer'd to in these Two Additional Volumes to Sir William Dugdale's Monasticon Anglicanum. 152, cols 153-185, 185-223, 242-388pp, [6]. London. Printed for Tho. Taylor, Luke Stokoe, Jos. Smith..., 1723. First mentioned volume: contemporary panelled calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, expertly rebacked. Armorial bookplate of Rogers Ruding to FEP. Second and third volumes: Contemporary polished calf, ruled and decorated in blind and gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplate of George Scott, Woolston Hall, Essex to each FEP. The set slightly worn, with some cracking to joints. However, this remains a handsome and strongly bound set, and internally crisp, fine and with generous margins. Occasional manuscript annotation to text, or on inserted slip. A matched set, each constituent part of which with an interesting provenance: the bookplate of Rogers Ruding to the first work is either that of the Leicestershire-born antiquary, (1751-1820), author of The Annals of the Coinage of Britain and its Dependencies, (London, 1817-9], or his father. The bookplates to each volume of the Stevens continuation are those of George Scott (1720-80), English antiquary, whose manuscript letter-books are now in the Bodleian. William Dugdale (1605-1688), English antiquary. A herald by trade, Dugdale's close bond to King Charles I ensured unrivalled noble connections and a first-hand experience of the English Civil War. The first collected history of English monasticism, Monasticon Anglicanum charts the growth of the major orders (including Benedictine, Cluniac, Cistercian, Carthusian, Gilbertian, Gregorian, Templar and Trinitarian) through the middle ages to systematic dissolution during the English Reformation. The first editions (London, 1655-73) were printed entirely in Latin, collecting the charters of monasteries, abbies, nunneries and major Cathedrals, along with the history of the control, administration and latterly the privileges devolving to secular proprietors of ecclesiastical lands. Composed during the Cromwellian interregnum, the publication of this work was encouraged by a defiant Protestant and Royalist establishment as eager to reclaim their temporal privileges as to preserve the history and identity of English Christianity. This first eighteenth-century edition was translated into English and abridged by John Stevens (c.1662-1726), antiquary, whose two volume supplement improves upon the original. Whilst Dugdale established the field of monastic history as worthwhile and the significance of charters as documentary evidence, it was the publication of the three volume Stevens edition which not only popularized the subject amongst a non-professional audience, but also deepened understanding by including mendicant orders the more recent histories of the minority of establishments which survived the Reformation. ESTC T149944, T147338 and N43152.. First Stevens Edition. Folio.

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        Opera graece et latine. Pyrrhoniarum institutionum libri III cum Stephani versione et notis. Contra mathematicos sive disciplinarum professores libri VI. Contra philosophos libri V. cum versione Herveti... Notas addidit Jo. Albertus Fabricius.

      Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1718.. Folio, circa 39 x 26 cm. 10 Bll., 735 SS., 9 Bll. Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Wappensupralibros des Grafen von Brühl auf beiden Deckeln. " Ebert 21069: "Beste, nach 3 Mss. besorgte Ausgabe"; Graesse VI1, 378: "C'est la meilleure edition, basee sur trois mss."; Hoffmann III, 578f.; Schweiger I, 286. - Bedeutende Edition mit griechisch-lateinischem Paralleltext, Apparat und Kommentar. Der Mediziner und Philosoph Sextus Empiricus gehörte am Ende des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. zur empirischen Ärzteschule. Hier sind seine erhaltenen philosophischen Texte gesammelt, die medizinischen Schriften sind nicht überliefert. - Exemplar aus der berühmten Bibliothek des kurfürstlich-sächsischen und königlich-polnischen Premierministers Heinrich von Brühl (1700-1763) mit seinem grossen Wappen in Goldprägung auf beiden Deckeln. - Etwas gebräunt (nur zu Beginn etwas stärker), Vorblatt und Titel verso mit 2 kleinen alten Bibliotheksstempeln. Einband etwas fleckig und leicht beschabt, Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Stossspur, unteres Kapital mit kleinen Einrissen aber solide. Dekorativer Wappeneinband in Folio. "

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        A Voyage To and From the Island of Borneo in the East-Indies: With a description of the said island: giving an account of the inhabitants, their manners, customs, religion, product, chief ports, and trade

      London, printed for J. Warner, and T. Batley, 1718. First Edition. Very good condition, has 2 maps & 1 of 5 plates, wants 4 plates. Full leather binding. Very clean copy besides missing plates.

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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, Jure und Politice erläuternden Widerlegung eines über diese materie 1717 public gewordenen Tractätgens, unterm Titul: Moses Deus Aaronis ... ab Alberto Ripero ...

      - 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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        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. Imperial Folio. 1 Titelkupfer, 3 Kupferstiche, 39 Kupferstichkarten. Kalbsledereinband mit Blind- und Goldprägung. (Zeitgenössischer Kalbsledereinband mit reicher Goldprägung. Kanten, Ecken und Kapitale restauriert / Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Richly gold on spine and covers. Corners, edges and spine extremes restored).. 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 Francois 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 drawing by the artist Gerbrandus van der Haven and especially the poet Johannes Hilarides, who provides a detailed explanation in verse on the back of the title page. Provenance: Boekhandel W. Eekhoff, Leeuwarden, label on endpaper, 19th century All maps of this atlas are shown on my new Atlas Gallery website: Schotanus/Halma Friesland Atlas. - All plates brilliantly coloured by a contemporary hand. Complete with all published maps and plates. 19th century blue paper sheet with printed table of contents pasted on endpaper. 19th century blue paper labels with printed map number and title pasted in upper corner on back of each map. Straightened vertical creases around centrefold on half of the maps. Several maps with backed centrefold.

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      IN COSMOPOLI, PER GLI HEREDI DI FRANCESCO BONAVENTURA, 1718Esemplare in discrete condizioni Legatura coeva in pergamena ITALIANO Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo breve manoscritto al dorso. 8 pagine non numerate compreso il frontespizio con titolo, fregio tipografico, antico timbro nobiliare illeggibile; 191 pagine numerate, Errata al verso dell'ultima; numerosi fogli bianchi per eventuali annotazioni aggiunti al fine del volume. Rarissima opera alchemica sulla Pietra Filosofale, redatta da un'autore sconosciuto a praticamente tutte le bibliografie tranne che al Ferguson il quale  ipotizza l'autore come probabile discendente della famiglia unghere dei Nadasdi. L'opera è così suddivisa: Della Technia Sofica, Trattato Primo, diviso in due parti; Della Technia Sofica, Trattato Secondo, diciso in tre sezioni; Della Pratica della Technia Sofica, Seconda Parte, diviso in quattro sezioni, Appendice Prima e Seconda, della Technia Sofica, Parte Terza ed Ultima, divisa in cinque sezioni.  "LA PIETRA FILOSOFALE. Gli alchimisti affermano che per effettuare la trasmutazione del vile metallo in oro, occorra un ingrediente importante senza il quale la trasmutazione stessa viene resa impossibile e vana; questo ingrediente è la "Pietra Filosofale". Questa pietra riunisce in se tutti i colori, ed è bianca, rossa, gialla, azzurro cielo e verde. Assieme al potere di trasformare i metalli la Pietra Filosofale possedeva altre meravigliose virtù poichè curava tutte le malattie e prolungava la vita oltre i limiti naturali. Che cosa sia questa pietra non è noto che ai grandi Alchimisti che sono riusciti nel compimento della loro opera e, visto che l'alchimia è un percorso intimo e individuale, si sono ben guardati dal dircelo chiaramente.  Alcuni dicono che la "Pietra Filosofale" sia una pietra rarissima e preziosa, praticamente introvabile, altri invece affermano che si tratti di una pietra assai comune che è possibile reperire ovunque persino tra le pietre in strada che calpestiamo sovrappensiero. Se partiamo invece dal presupposto che non si tratti di una pietra "vera" ma che questo possa essere un ennesimo messaggio cifrato lasciato alla elaborazione degli adepti, forti della citazione " la pietra filosofale si trova tra le mani dei bambini che giocano con essa", possiamo arrivare alla conclusione che la pietra che stiamo cercando non è altro che la semplicità, la purezza, la pulizia mentale genuina e propria dell'infanzia che purtroppo perdiamo con il trascorrere degli anni. Recuperando questa pietra o, meglio, questo stato mentale, noi riusciamo a compiere l'opera e completare le varie fasi del processo alchemico che inizia dentro di noi sino alla trasmutazione in oro di tutto ciò che ci circonda, permettendoci di operare persino quelle meraviglie comunemente chiamate miracoli o magie dall'uomo comune...". Esemplare in discrete condizioni, piccoli fori di tarlo al margine inferiore lontano dal testo di poche pagine centrali, alcune fioriture sparse qua e là, allentati gli ultimi fogli.  

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        NOTIZIE ISTORICHE INTORNO A' MEDICI SCRITTORI MILANESI E a’ principali ritrovamenti fatti in medicina dagl'Italiani.

      Milano, Pandolfo Malatesta, 1718. In-8 gr. (mm. 275 x 225), cartonato rustico coevo, pp. (6),312, piccola vignetta allegorica al frontesp. inc. in rame; ritratto dell?'A. in medaglione, disegnato e inc. in rame da Gaetano Bianchi; vignetta inc. nel t. con la medaglia coniata in occasione dell?'entrata in Milano di Francesco Sforza; testo ornato da capilettera e finalini silografati. "Edizione originale". ?"Il milanese Bartolomeo Corte (o Curtius) (1666-1738) di antica nobiltà, studiò medicina e si laureò a Pavia nel 1683.. In queste ?"Notizie istoriche..?" (la sua opera più nota e consultata) egli presenta un panorama cronologico, diviso per secoli, della medicina milanese, da Giovanni da Milano al 1715, sottolineando che col sec. XVI una serie di grandi scoperte permise all?'Italia di riconquistare il primato nella scienza medica, perduto nel Medioevo a favore degli Arabi. Il secolo cui è dedicato maggior spazio è il Seicento, ricco di scoperte e di personalità mediche di primo piano?". Così Diz. Biograf. Italiani, XXIX, p. 692/93. Cfr. De Renzi,IV, p. 566 - Argelati,I,i,529 - Cat. Hoepli,141 Qualche lieve fiorit. ma complessivam. esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Dessein de la Maison de Plaisance nommee Monbyjoux.

      . Kupferstich v. Böcklin n. Eosander de Goethe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1718, 45,5 x 52. Ernst, Eosander .., Nr. 1; Fauser, Nr. 1383; Kiewitz 493; Berndt 211. - Blick auf das Hauptgebäude, i. Vgr. der Treppenaufgang, belebt durch zahlr. Personen.

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        OPERE Nuova edizione. Coll'aggiunta di varj trattati dell'istesso Autore non piu' dati alle stampe.

      Firenze, per Gio. Gaetano Tartini, e Santi Franchi, 1718. In-8 gr. (mm. 248x176), 3 voll., p. pergam. coeva (con aloni), tit. ms. al dorso, CXII pp.num. (compreso occhietto e duplice frontesp.), 644 pp. (mal numer. 628), 1 c.nn. (errata); 4 cc.nn. (compreso occhietto e frontesp.), 722 pp.num., 1 c.nn. (errata); 3 cc.nn. (occhietto, frontesp. e indice), 484 pp.num., 2 cc.nn. (errata, approvazioni e registri), 23 cc.nn. (Indice). "Mancano": ultima carta bianca e ritratto dell?'A. Un frontesp. del 1° vol. è stampato in rosso e nero e porta una vignetta incisa; l?'opera è illustrata da 1 tav. f.t. (più volte ripieg.) che raffigura il compasso, inc. in rame, e da numer. silografie nel t. (disegni geometrici e tavole astronomiche, figure di esperimenti e strumenti, etc.); il testo è ornato da testat. e capilettera inc. su legno. "Seconda edizione delle opere". Non sono compresi il ?"Dialogo sui massimi sistemi?" e la ?"Lettera a Madama Cristina?", opere che all?'epoca si trovavano ancora all?'Indice. Cfr. Piantanida,I,1563: ?"Il 1° ed il 2° vol. ripetono il contenuto dei due volumi dell?'ediz. del Dozza (Bologna, 1655-56) preceduti da una ?"Prefazione universale?" di Tommaso Bonaventuri (che curò l?'ediz.) e da una biografia dell?'A. scritta dal Salvini e dal Viviani e con l?'aggiunta di alcuni scritti minori; il 3° vol. invece si compone interamente di lettere, frammenti, postille, scritti inediti o comunque non compresi nella prima raccolta, con l?'aggiunta di un ?"Trattato delle resistenze principiato da Vincenzio Viviani per illustrare l?'opere del Galileo, ed ora compiuto dal P. Guido Grandi?" e di una serie di note estese da ?"sublime acutissimo ingegno?". Bella e pregiata edizione delle Opere?". Cfr. anche Gamba,483 - Riccardi, I,520-21 - Razzolini, p. 157 - Graesse,III, p.15 - Brunet,II,1461 - Carli & Favaro,431 - Cinti,170. Tutto il primo vol. con lieve alone per lo più marginale, altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Vollstandige Anweisung Regierungs-Land-und Rath-Hauser

      Augsberg: Jeremias Wolff, 1718. First edition. Hardcover. Modern vellum spine, brown boards. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 24 pages. Small folio, 33.2 x 20.3 cm. One part from Sturm's series of commentaries on the writings of Nikolaus Goldmann on civil architecture and engineering. Typographical headpiece, woodcut initial, with four woodcut diagrams in the text, and thirteen etched and engraved plates (2 double page). All with Jeremias Wolff's imprint. BERLIN KAT. 1993. MILLARD Vol. III, 129. Sturm was active at the court of Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Mecklenburg at Schwerin from 1711, later at Wolfenbuttel and Blankenburg. Text predominately clean, plates bright and fresh.

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        Etat Present De La Grande Russie : Contenant Une Relation De Ce Que S. M. Czarienne a Fait De Plus Remarquable Dans Ses ?tats Et Une Description De La Religion, Des Moeurs, & C. Tant Des Russiens, Que Des Tartares, Et Autres Peuples Voisins

      Paris; Jean Musier, 1718, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 339 pages; Subject: Shipbuilding - Russia - History. Russia - History - Peter I, 1689-1725. Russia - Description and travel. Language; French. [State of Russia under the present Czar. French].

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        Concordantiae Bibliorum Germanico-Hebraico-Graecae oder vollst. Anweisung aller Wörter, welche in d. gantzen Heiligen Schrift ... vorkommen, wo u. wie oft dieselben gefunden u. auf unterschiedl. Art gebrauchet werden

      Leipzig und Frankfurt ; Lanckische Erben, 1718.. zwei Bände: 1. Die Haupt-Wörter 2. Numeralia, Pronomina und Particulas; Jetzo aber von neuen revidiret, in vielen Stücken und gantzen Titeln fast auf die andere Helfte vermehret, und überall besser und nützlicher eingerichtet 1. [13], 1342 S., [1] (Errata); 2. [2], 868 S. Folio, original Pargamenteinband; Einband nur mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Buchdeckel des ersten Bandes steht hoch, innen in sehr gutem Zustand, sehr sauber.. dreisprachig: Deutsch, Hebräisch, Altgriechisch BR12bF1

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        "America Meridionalis".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich nach Guillaume Delisle bei Chr. Weigel, 1718, 32 x 41,5 cm.. Aus: Johann David Köhlers "Bequemer Schul= und Reisen=Atlas", 1718. - Zeigt Südamerika mit dem Pazifischen Ozean bis zu den Salomon-Inseln. Große figürliche Kartusche links unten und rechts unten eine kleine Ansicht. - Die dekorative Karte in guter Erhaltung.

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        Der Öre Sund.

      *** Kobberstik af Iohann August Corvinus efter tegning af Christoph Marselis. 27 x 38 cm. Udgivet af Ieremias Wolff i Augsburg [ 1718 ]. Prospektet er i sort / hvid, mens tekstfelt og billedrand er koloreret. Papiret er forstærket og margin er fornyet. I nyere Carl Petersen ramme fra Brock Rammer. Rammen måler 35 x 46 cm. - Prospekt af den nordlige del af Øresund med følgende markeret: A) Kronborg Slot. B) Skaane. C) Helsingborg. D) Helsingør. E) Den danske Kirke ( Sankt Olai Kirke). F) Den tyske Kirke ( Sct. Mariæ Kirke ). G) Den kongelige Have og Lysthus ( Marienlyst Slot ).. Fra " Vorstellung der remarquabelsten Prospekten in Denemarken ", Augsburg 1718

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        Flora Noribergensis sive Catalogus Plantarum in Agro Noribergensi tam sponte nascentium, quam exoticarum ... Noribergae, apud Petr.

      Conr. Monath, 1718. 4to. pp. (20), 407, (3), with 25 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards. Nissen BBI, 2079. "At the turn of the century Johann Georg Volckamer (1662-1744), a wealthy merchant of Nuremberg with a fine garden, produced his 'Flora Noribergensis', Nuremberg 1700, with 25 illustrations 16 of which depict Cape plants; among them is probably the first illustration of the large and difficult genus, Hermannia" (Gunn & Codd. Botanical exploration of Southern Africa, p. 62). The second edition of this rare local flora of Nurenberg, including many plants from America, Africa and the Orient. J.G. Volckamer was according to Ferchl the son of J.C. Volckamer, the author of "Nürnbergische Hesperides". Father and son established the famous botanical garden in their home town. Some slight browning.

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        Etat Present De La Grande Russie : Contenant Une Relation De Ce Que S. M. Czarienne a Fait De Plus Remarquable Dans Ses États Et Une Description De La Religion, Des Moeurs, & C. Tant Des Russiens, Que Des Tartares, Et Autres Peuples Voisins

      Paris; Jean Musier 1718 - Subject: Shipbuilding - Russia - History. Russia - History - Peter I, 1689-1725. Russia - Description and travel. Language; French. [State of Russia under the present Czar. French]. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 339 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Etat present de la grande Russie ou Moscovie.

      Chez André Cailleau 1718 - - Chez André Cailleau, A Paris 1718, 3 partie en un Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), (8) 76, 83 (13) 339pp., relié. - Nouvelle Edition française, assez rare. Illustrée d'un portrait au frontispice de Pierre 1er et d'une grande carte dépliante. Réimpression de l'originale française parue en 1717 chez Jean Boudot. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Coiffe de tête en partie élimée. Epidermures sur les plats. Frottements au coiffes et bordures. Cette édition fut donnée par Hugony, à la suite du voyage de Pierre 1er en France. A l'instar des textes dont l'on disposait alors sur la Russie, il s'agit d'une relation du XVIIe, due à un ingénieur anglais qui fut employé en Russie durant de nombreuses années ; les parties proprement historiques ont été mises à jour. (8) 76, 83 (13) 339pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etat Present De La Grande Russie : Contenant Une Relation De Ce Que S. M. Czarienne a Fait De Plus Remarquable Dans Ses États Et Une Description De La Religion, Des Moeurs, & C. Tant Des Russiens, Que Des Tartares, Et Autres Peuples Voisins

      Paris; Jean Musier 1718 - Subject: Shipbuilding - Russia - History. Russia - History - Peter I, 1689-1725. Russia - Description and travel. Language; French. [State of Russia under the present Czar. French]. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 339 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Progressos Academicos dos Anonymos de Lisboa. Primeyra parte. @[All published]. Offerecidos ao senhor Antonio Galvão & Castello-Branco ?.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Joseph Lopes Ferreyra, impressor da Serenissima Rainha nossa Senhora, 1718. - Title page in red and black, with woodcut floral display. Several large woodcut initials. Woodcut headpieces and tailpieces. Typographical headpieces. (5 ll.), 380 pp. Page 15 misnumbered 51, p. 96 misnumbered 76; p. 302 not numbered; p. 303 misnumbered 30. 4°, contemporary limp vellum (a bit soiled; minor wear), title written vertically in manuscript on spine. A fine copy. Engraved pictorial bookplate of Victor d'Avila Perez. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this anthology of baroque poetry, including sonnets, romances, decimas, canções, liras, coplas, odes and epigramas as well as some prose, by members of the Academia dos Anonymos de Lisboa. The principal contributors were José do Couto Pestana, Francisco Leitão Ferreira, Lourenço Botelho Souto-maior, Agostinho Gomes Guimarães, Jeronymo Godinho de Niza, Luís Godinho de Niza, Luís de Siqueira da Gama, Julio de Mello de Castro (a native of Goa), José de Sousa (an oration about Vasco da Gama, among other contributions), Fr. Simão Antonio de Sancta Catharina, and D. Thomás de Noronha. Francisco Xavier de Oliveira gives an account of this work and the Academy which produced it in his @Memoires du Portugal, erroneously stating that a second volume had appeared. He notes that the Academy met in the home of Ignacio de Carvalho Souto-maior, and that Jeronymo Godinho de Niza was its secretary.@Provenance: Victor Marat d'Avila Perez was a great bibliophile whose library was one of the dozen or so most important ever sold at auction in Portugal. The catalogue contains 8,962 lots, sold in six parts by Arnaldo Henriques de Oliveira, probably with a total of 30 sessions, the first part beginning 30 October 1939, with the final part beginning 29 April 1940.---- Innocencio VII, 26-7. See Barbosa Machado, I, 66-7; II, 169-73, 499-500, 841-3, 902-3, 922-4; III, 25-6, 102-3, 140, 709-10, 745-6. Avila Perez 6093 (presumably the present copy). OCLC: 1253410 (some of these may be online copies: Rutgers University; University of Pennsylvania; Harvard University; Indiana University; Newberry Library; University of California-Santa Barbara); 433609862 (Biblioteca Nacional de España); 719396067 (digital copies at Hathitrust Digital Library; Simpson University Library). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        The Laws Concerning Travelling, &c. Viz. 1. Robbery. 2. Such

      1718. Don't Leave Home Without It [Travelers]. The Laws Concerning Travelling, &c. Viz. 1. Robbery. 2. Such Accidents as the Traveller is Liable to Upon the Road. 3. What Satisfaction He Shall Have Where He Suffers by Bad Ways; And of Trespasses to Avoid Them. 4. Of Land-Carriage, And Where Carriers Are Responsible for Goods Delivered Them. 5. Of Innkeepers, And the Remedies Against Their Extortions, And Where They Are Answerable For the Goods of Their Guests. 6. Of Water-Carriage; And Therein of Importation and Exportation of Merchandize. 7. Of Negotiating Bills of Exchange. 8. Of the Currency of Money. 9. Of the Laws for Regulating Hackney-Coaches, Chairs, Carrmen, and Watermen In and About London. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1718. [xii], 237, [3] pp. Includes three-page publisher list. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary unlettered sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, faint early shelf label to head of spine. Light rubbing and a few minor scuffs to boards, some wear to edges and spine ends, front joint starting, rear joint and hinge cracked but still quite secure. Faint offsetting to margins of endleaves, text notably fresh. A nice copy. * Only edition. This digest of statutes with explanatory glosses was the first book of its kind. Conceived for the layman, it was intended to be a pocket companion for the traveler and a useful addition to his reference shelf. The anonymous editor felt a need for this book because the British were a mobile people "whose Dominions and Factories lie dispersed in every Quarter of the habitable World, whose Traffick is unlimited, and extends to every Thing that either Earth or Seas produce" (v). Equally valuable to social historians, it is documents the difficulties and dangers of eighteenth-century travel. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Georgetown, Jenkins, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). Catalogue of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature (Supplement) 5424.2. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:385 (4).

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        The Laws Concerning Travelling, &c. Viz. 1. Robbery. .

      J Brown; F Clay; J Hooke, London 1718 - [x], 184pp. Ends at page 184, so glossary, rear adverts and final part of chapter IX 'Of Coachmen' missing. All other chapters complete. I. Robbery. II. Of such Accidents as the Traveller is liable to upon the Road. III. What Satisfaction he shall have where he suffers by bad Ways; and of Trespasses to avoid them. IV. Of Land-Carriage, and where Carriers are responsible for Goods delivered them. V. Of Innkeepers, and the Remedies against their Extortions, and where they are answerable for the Goods of their Guests. VI. Of Water-Carriage; and therein of Importation and Exportation of Merchandize (sic). VII. Of negotiating Bills of Exchange. VIII. Of the Currency of Money. IX. Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches, Chairs, Carr-men, and Watermen in and about London. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Crack to spine with slight loss at spine ends. Occasional foxing and marks. Brown stain to margins of several pages. Incomplete - see below [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Cruising Voyage round the World: First to the South-Seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope... The second edition, corrected

      London: Andrew Bell, 1718. Octavo, with five folding maps including frontispiece; very good in contemporary panelled calf, joints neatly repaired and label renewed; extensive inscriptions to front endpapers and verso of title-page. Dampier, Selkirk and anti-submarine officers of the Great War. Fine second edition, corrected, of this "buccaneering classic" (Hill): the voyage was one of the most important of its kind, and is also significant for being an important insight into the later career of William Dampier, who was the pilot. The book recounts a cruising voyage from 1708-1711, raiding Spanish possessions on the Pacific coast of South America, including a famous attack on the Manila galleon. The book is perhaps best known for the detailed recounting of their rescue of Alexander Selkirk, whose life is described in detail, and which is thought to have been the inspiration for Defoe's {i Robinson Crusoe}. This attractive copy has an intriguing Royal Navy association as several pages, including the verso of the frontispiece map and the title-page, are covered with signatures of serving British naval officers in 1914 and 1915, including one name, that of the "Naval Secretary to the Admiral in Charge", which has been deleted by the censor. Evidently Rogers' book was carried on board several ships on active service against German submarines in the North Sea, and the signatures include those of Rear Admiral Richard Purefoy (flying his flag in the {i Assistance}), Vice Admiral Charles H. Dare, and Rear Admiral Reginald Tupper (who later joined the British fascists). The inscription relating to the submarine-hunter HMY {i Hersilia} is the fullest, reading: 'Lt. Commander and officers of HM Yacht {i Hersilia} north west of Scotland 1914. Mission to hunt submarines and their bases, suspicious ships and destroy mines' followed by the signature of Lieutenant-Commander F. Whitfield and three other officers. The {i Hersilia} was a hired yacht in Royal Naval service from September 1914 until it was wrecked in mid-1916 in the Hebrides.

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        Breviarium monasticum Pauli V. ac Urbani VIII. summorum pontificum auctoritate recognitum, pro omnibus sub regula SS. P. Benedicti militantibus; cum novissimis Sanctorum officiis a S. R. congregatione hactenus approbatis. Pars vernalis (-aestivalis).

      Kloster Einsiedeln, Adam Rupert Schedler, 1718. - 2 Bde. (32), 669, (1), CCLXXXVIII, 72, (18) SS. (32), 585, (1), CCXL, 72, (4) SS. Durchgehend in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit 2 gest. Druckermarken an den Titeln und zus. 6 teils wdh. ganzs. Textkupfern und 2 gest. Tafeln (Philip Jakob Leidenhoffer sc.). Schwarze Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Deckelmonogrammierung "ASAC" (recto) sowie -datierung "1720" (verso). Goldgepr. Rückentitel "P.V." bzw. "P.Ae.". Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Marmorspiegel. Gr.-8vo. Schönes Schweizer Benediktinerbrevier (Winter- und Sommerteil; so komplett) aus der 1664 gegründeten Klosterdruckerei Einsiedeln. Bis 1798 gingen über tausend Titel aus dieser Mönchsoffizin hervor. Exemplar aus der Stiftsbibliothek Kremsmünster, gebunden für Alexander Strasser (1656-1731), "einen der bedeutendsten Äbte des Stiftes" (Wurzbach XXXIX, 276). Der strenge, aber baufreudige Abt hinterließ seinem Kloster große Schätze und Geldsummen: "Glückliche Speculationen hatten ihn in die Lage gesetzt, für sein Stift in so opulenter Weise vorzusorgen; das gemeine Volk suchte die Ursache in unreinen Quellen, da es ihn für einen Adepten hielt und die wunderlichsten Gerüchte über ihn in Umlauf brachte" (ebd.). Einige kleine Eckknicke; im ganzen gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Bohatta 1179. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Methodical Treatise Concerning Bills of Exchange . . . illustrated and confirm'd from Civil Law; the Authority of Lawyers and Writers . . . With incident comparative Views of the Laws and Customs of England, and other Countries [etc.]. Second Edition

      Edinburgh: Printed by John Mosman . . . for John Russell [etc.], 1718. Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint just cracking (but quite firm), title dusty, a crisp usable copy; with the advertising leaves The expanded edition of Forbes' first work, and the first treatise published in Scotland on the subject, antedating Forbes' appointment as the first professor of civil law at the University of Glasgow in 1714 and as its Dean in the 1730's

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        A Cruising Voyage round the World: First to the South-Seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. The second edition, corrected

      Andrew Bell, London 1718 - Octavo, with five folding maps including frontispiece; very good in contemporary panelled calf, joints neatly repaired and label renewed; extensive inscriptions to front endpapers and verso of title-page. Dampier, Selkirk and anti-submarine officers of the Great War. Fine second edition, corrected, of this "buccaneering classic" (Hill): the voyage was one of the most important of its kind, and is also significant for being an important insight into the later career of William Dampier, who was the pilot. The book recounts a cruising voyage from 1708-1711, raiding Spanish possessions on the Pacific coast of South America, including a famous attack on the Manila galleon. The book is perhaps best known for the detailed recounting of their rescue of Alexander Selkirk, whose life is described in detail, and which is thought to have been the inspiration for Defoe's {i Robinson Crusoe}. This attractive copy has an intriguing Royal Navy association as several pages, including the verso of the frontispiece map and the title-page, are covered with signatures of serving British naval officers in 1914 and 1915, including one name, that of the "Naval Secretary to the Admiral in Charge", which has been deleted by the censor. Evidently Rogers' book was carried on board several ships on active service against German submarines in the North Sea, and the signatures include those of Rear Admiral Richard Purefoy (flying his flag in the {i Assistance}), Vice Admiral Charles H. Dare, and Rear Admiral Reginald Tupper (who later joined the British fascists). The inscription relating to the submarine-hunter HMY {i Hersilia} is the fullest, reading: 'Lt. Commander and officers of HM Yacht {i Hersilia} north west of Scotland 1914. Mission to hunt submarines and their bases, suspicious ships and destroy mines' followed by the signature of Lieutenant-Commander F. Whitfield and three other officers. The {i Hersilia} was a hired yacht in Royal Naval service from September 1914 until it was wrecked in mid-1916 in the Hebrides.

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        The doctrine of chances: or, a method of calculating the probability of events in play

      London: W. Pearson for the author,, 1718. Quarto (259 × 204 mm). Contemporary tree calf, skilfully rebacked to style, marbled endpapers, red edges. Engraved vignette on title page, engraved and woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. A little light marginal staining, affecting foot of title leaf and occasionally fore-edge margin of some later leaves, otherwise a very good copy, the paper clean, fresh and strong. First edition of de Moivre's early and important contribution to the calculus of games of chance and probability theory. His introduction contains an overview of main concepts such as probability, conditional probability, expectation, dependent and independent events, the multiplication rule, and the binomial distribution. The book is dedicated to Sir Isaac Newton, whose priority in the dispute between Newton and Leibniz over the development of infinitesimal calculus de Moivre had defended.

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        Anciennes relations des Indes et de la Chine, de deux voyageurs Mahometans, qui y allerent dans le neuvieme siecle; traduites d' arabe: avec des remarques sur les principaux endroits de ces relations (par E. Renaudot)

      J. B. Coignard, Paris 1718 - Octavo. xxxix, [1], 397, [17] pp. With woodcut printer's device on title-page. Some foxing and light browning FIRST EDITION of these two NINTH CENTURY travel descriptions to China and India, translated by Eusebe Renaudot, "one of the greatest Orientalists of his time" (Catholic Encyclopedia). The voyages described herein date from 851 to 877! * "The abbot Eusebe Renaudot (1646-1720), author of this work, is undoubtedly the largest expert of Eastern languages at the end of the XVIIe century, mainly Arabic, Syriac, and Coptic" (Voltaire and China: Exhibition Catalogue, no. 46). * The first "relation" (p. 1-124) is said to be taken down from statements made by a merchant named Sulaiman, the second a continuation of the first, by Hasan Ibn Yazid and Abu Zaid Hasan. - "The written works of Sulaiman had a profound effect on many Arabic and Persian geographers, and are of exceptional importance to the student of early Islamic trade. Many of the places described found their way into the adventures of Sindbad." (Howgego). * "Ces textes tres anciens ont tôt interesse les Europeens: en temoigne cette traduction du debut du 18e siecle. Les deux relations de voyageurs arabes vers la Chine et l'Inde nous font voyager le long des routes que de tous temps les orientaux suivaient pour commercer. Les moeurs et les gouvernements semblent avoir ete les principaux sujets de descriptions pour ces Arabes du 13e siecle; aupres des Chinois et des Indiens" (CRLV). * Early ownership inscription on first blank: "Ch[arles] Chavost" (another book from his library is at Stanford: Virgil, Opera, Paris, 1682) -- Small collector's stamp of "Prof. Dr. Cesar Dubler" on title and last leaf. REFERENCES: Cordier, Sinica III, 1925; Howgego S 190; Cox I, 335; NBG XI, 999; Walravens, China illustrata p. 20. Binding worn, spine a little chipped, but A SOUND AND ATTRACTIVE COPY in its first binding. Preserved in a fitted cloth case Contemporary French sprinkled calf with gilt spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explanation, of the famous and renowned glas-work. Or painted windows, in the fine and eminent Church at Gouda. For the use and commodity of both Inhabitants, and Foreigners that come to see this artificial Work.

      Gouda: Printed by John & Andrew Endenburg Priviledged Printers of the City 1718 - First English Edition, 12mo, [32]pp., woodcut of Gouda City Arms on title, with some light browning to upper portion of title, modern boards, a nice copy. A history of the Sint Janskerk cathedral in Gouda, with full descriptions thirty-one stained glass windows. After a disastrous fire in 1552, that destroyed most of the stained-glass windows, the glass painters Dirck and Wouter Crabeth were commissioned to produce new windows. By the year 1555, three years after the fire, the first window was introduced, and by 1603 thirty-one superb stained glass windows had been installed. The cathedral in Gouda now contains the most significant examples of sixteenth-century Dutch stained glass in the Netherlands. Each of the stained glass installations have been analysed in chronological order. Evans, Bibliography of Stained Glass, p.65: the British Library, Bodleian and Huntington copies only in the ESTC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte De La Louisiane Et Du Cours Du Mississipi . . . A Paris Chez l¿Auteur le Sr. Delisle sur le Quay de l¿Horloge avec Privilege du Roy Jun 1718.

      Paris 1718 - Original outline color; fine condition. The rare first state (without New Orleans) of the first edition in a superb example. ¿This map is the mother and main source of all the later maps¿ (Kohl) of the interior United States and the Mississippi River. It was, in fact, ¿the first large-scale map accurately showing the lower Mississippi River and surrounding areas.¿ (Schwartz) This was also the earliest printed map with the original place name that would become ¿Texas.¿ ¿The most important notation to Texas history [on the map]. was that appearing along the Trinity: ¿Mission de los Tiejas, etablie in 1716.¿ . . . This phrase marked the first appearance of a form of the name Texas on a printed map, and thus Delisle has received proper credit for establishing Texas as a geographic place name.¿ (Martin & Martin) De l¿Isle¿s map also was the first work to accurately trace the routes of many great explorers, including De Soto (whose route appears here for the first time on a map), La Salle, Ponce de Leon, St. Denis, Tonti, and others. Also, throughout the South and Southwest, the ranges and villages of numerous Indian tribes are shown. The inset map in the lower right details the Mississippi delta and Mobile Bay. In addition to numerous other issues of the map published by De l¿Isle and his successors, La Louisiane was the basis of maps by Homann, Moll, Senex, Seutter and others. Kohl,Lowery Collection, p. 230; Schwartz/ Ehrenberg, pp. 140-41, (illus.) 146; Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas, pl. 19, pp. 98-9; Cumming, Southeast, no. 170.

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        The History of the Late Rebellion

      Printed by Robert Rae, and Sold by Him, and by Mr. John Martin in the Parliament Closs, Edinburgh, John Wilson in Glasgow, Bailie Duncan in Kilmarnock, and other Booksellers, Drumfries 1718 - The History of the Late Rebellion; Rais'd against His Majesty King George, By the Friends of the Popish Pretender. Containing An Account, as well of the Settlement of the Succession to the Crown of Great Britain, in the Illustrious Family of Hanover, and the Tory Scheme to defeat it, during the last four Years of the late Queen Anne; as of His Majesty's Happy Accession, the Rebellious Conspiracy form'd by His Enemies, and the Execution thereof; both by the High Church Mobs, on Pretence of the Church's Danger under His Majesty's Administration, and by the open Rebellion; which is here exposed in all its Parts, from its first Rise to its final Exit. By a Lover of the Prosperity and Peace of Great-Britain. Diagram of the Order of Battle on p.363. Small 4to. [208 x 157 x 35 mm]. xiv, 388, [8] pp. Nineteenth century half brown goatskin, cloth sides, the spine lettered in gilt, plain endleaves, top edge gilt, the others with the original red staining. (Bands and corners rubbed). Two small worm holes at the very head of the opening few leaves, a few spots and some light browning throughout. A very good copy. Pages ix-xiv contains "An Alphabetical Catalogue of Names and Designations of such of the Subscribers for this History, as have come to our Hands". 214 individuals are named, and they represent a wide range of trades and professions. ESTC lists a good number of copies, but the work is now rarely available for sale. A second edition was published in London in 1746. Peter Rae (c.1671-1748) was probably born at Burronhill near Dumfries. He graduated from Glasgow University in 1694 and was ordained minister of the parish of Kirkbride in 1703. By this date Rae had already made a name for himself as a mechanic. The hammermen of Dumfries made him a freeman in 1702, and his essay piece was possibly the first grandfather clock to have been manufactured in the south of Scotland. Rae also constructed a printing press at Kirkbride, only the seventh operating in Scotland at the time. The first recorded production was a broadside against the Act of Union (1706), followed over the next 15 years by at least 18 further works ranging from religious texts to chapbooks. The History of the Late Rebellion was his most substantial work, and remains one of the main sources for the period (and is made more accessible by a detailed 8pp "Indix"). A peculiarity of the press's productions was that Robert Rae was named as the printer. Robert, Peter's son, was eight years old when the press commenced operations and it is likely that his name was used to deflect criticism of the minister from within the parish. In 1714 the Raes and their press relocated to Dumfries, or "Drumfries" as it appears in the imprint. Clip from a bookseller's catalogue pasted inside the front cover (with a price of £1 10s). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Militia Law, Being All the Acts of Parliament Thereof.

      1718 - 1718 Compilation of English Militia Laws [Hardesty, John]. The Militia Law, Being All the Acts of Parliament Thereof, Methodically Digested. Shewing Under Proper Heads, And in the Full Words of the Said Acts the Several Powers of the King, Lord Lieutenant, And Deputies, One, Two or Three, Therein: And the Qualifications and Duty of All Persons Chargeable, And Charged, Or Otherwise Employed in the Said Service. Also, The Ordinance of the Lords and Commons Made in the Year 1660, For Raising of 70000l. Per Month, &c. Being Out of Print, and Containing the Rules and Directions to be Observed in Raising Trophy Money, And Necessary Instructions to the Assessors and Collectors of the Said Tax. The Whole of Great Use to the Honourable Lieutenanies, And All Landlords, Tenants and Others Concerned in the Militia, To Prevent Abuses in the Same. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1718. xii, 112 [viii] pp. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, carefully rebacked, free endpapers renewed. Worming to margins, reaching text at final nine leaves with negligible effect on legibility. A few light spots, final blank torn at lower corner. Ownership inscription (of W. Harbin) to front endleaf, internally clean. * Only edition. A compilation of legal record and precedence relating to the formation and duties of militias. The important woman printer Elizabeth Nutt [c.1666-1746] took over her husband John's printing business upon his death in 1716, and with it his patent for printing law books. Nutt not only printed many standard legal texts but also partnered with Anne Dodd to publish and distribute sensational, feminist, or controversial books and pamphlets, which Nutt sold through her group of family-run shops around the Royal Exchange, and for which she and her various relations were frequently arrested. ESTC locates 12 copies, 2 in a North American Law School (Harvard, Which has 2 copies). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:601 (12).

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      Paris: Claude Jombert, 1718.. [10],352,[4]pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf, gilt medallion on boards, spine gilt extra, gilt leather label. Discrete institutional ownership stamp on titlepage. Some very minor age-toning, otherwise clean and fresh. A very good copy. First edition of this rare collection of travels. Dralsé de Grandpierre was a French naval officer, and this volume recounts his journeys around the world from 1700 to 1718. He gives a description of Buenos Aires, the city, people, and commerce there, as well as an account of naval combat against the British in the Caribbean, with descriptions of the coasts of Guinea and Martinique. Much space is devoted to Mexico, including Veracruz and Mexico City, and an account of the Spanish conquest and a description of the Mexican people. Another part of the text discusses a newly discovered island in the Straits of Malacca. There is also much on Africa and the kingdoms of Juda and Benin. A notable collection of French travels. SABIN 20885, 28273. LeCLERC 266 (note). EUROPEAN AMERICANA 718/48. PALAU 260452. CIORANESCU 25362.

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        An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft. With Observations upon Matters of Fact; tending to clear the Texts of the Sacred Scriptures, and confute the vulgar Errors about that Point [etc.]

      London: Printed for R. Knaplock . . . and D. Midwinter [etc.], 1718. Contemporary blind panelled calf, joints cracking but quite firm, label lacking, else a very good, quite crisp copy First edition of Hutchinson's famous work, "epoch-making [and giving] the coup de grace to the witch delusion in England", collecting extensively and thoroughly analyzing witch trials in England, Europe, and this country, including those at Salem

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 6. II. 1718. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. An Wirich Philipp Lorenz Gf. von Dhaun von Thiano (1669-1741): "Es haben beyde in dortigem Frauen Closter Regina Coeli genandt vorhandne geschwister Cassandra Aluina und Antonia di Sangro mich durch Schreiben demütigst gebetten, Ich mögte doch den drinnigen Cammer Defendarium Marini euch als einen Capablen und Unserem Durchlauchtigsten Ertzhaus wohlzugethanen Mann besonders recommendiren [.]". - Eleonora Magdalena Theresia, Tochter des Kurfürsten Philipp Wilhelm von der Pfalz und Herzog von Neuburg und der Prinzessin Elisabeth von Hessen-Darmstadt, war die dritte Gemahlin von Kaiser Leopold I. Den 29 Jahren äußerst harmonisch verlaufenden Ehejahren entstammten zehn Kinder, darunter die späteren Kaiser Joseph I. und Karl VI. Auch nach Leopolds Tod im Mittelpunkt höfischen Lebens stehend und ihrem ältesten Sohn, Kaiser Joseph I., bisweilen in dessen Regierungsgeschäfte hineinredend, widmete sie sich vornehmlich der Armen- und Krankenpflege. - Wirich von Daun, 1701 zum General im Armeekorps von Prinz Eugen und 1706 zum Feldmarschall ernannt, verteidigte Turin gegen die französischen Belagerer und wurde als Feldzeugmeister mit dem Oberbefehl der österreichischen Truppen gegen Neapel-Sizilien betraut. Als Kommandant von Mailand zwang er Papst Clemens XI. zum Frieden mit Joseph I., wofür ihm 1710 das Fürstentum Thiano geschenkt wurde; 1713 ernannte ihn Karl VI. zum Vizekönig von Neapel. Später Stadtkommandant von Wien, Statthalter in den Spanischen Niederlanden und von Mailand, das er 1733 den Franzosen überlassen mußte, zählt Wirich von Daun zu den verdienstvollsten Militärs des frühen 18. Jahrhunderts. - Altersbedingt gebräunt und mit kl. Einr. im rechten Rand (keine Textberührung); das Siegel in gutem Erhaltungszustand.

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        Epicteti Hand-Büchlein. in welcehm Allerhand kräfftige Mittel wider die Kranckheiten des Gemüths zu finden seynd; . / zwei weitere Titel angebunden.

      Nürnberg. bey Johann Daniel Taubers seel. Erben, 1718. - 3 in 1, (1) mit kleinem Titelholzschnitt, (2) mit kleiner Titelvignette und Frontispiz, kl.8°. 16,7 x 11,3 cm. (7 Bl.)66/(16 Bl.) 240/. Seiten, In gutem Zustand. auf fünf echten durchgezogenen Bünden, Einbanddeckel mit kleinen Wurmlöchern, die sich teils auch in den Stegen fortsetzen (ohne Textverluste), insgesamt auch äußerlich sehr sauber und guterhalten, Band (2) Buchblock teils etwas gebräunt, aber sauber. vollständige Titel:(1): Epicteti Hand-Büchlein / in welchem Allerhand kräfftige Mittel wider die Kranckheiten des Gemüths zu finden seynd; Allen Menschen / die sich klug zu seyn düncken / oder die noch klug werden wollen Zu höchst nöthiger Bedürffnus / und ungemeinen Nutzen / aus dem Griechischen ins Teutsche übersetzet von Rathian( das ist Raethel, Wolfgang Christoph) (2): Auszug Moralischer und Erbaulicher Lehren, vormahls unter dem Titul der Verborgenen Gedancken ans Licht gegeben, voritzo aber vermehrter dem Druck von neuen überlassen von Johann Gottlob Stolzen, D., Leipzig und Lübben Verlegts George Voß, druckts Immanuel Tietze 1715, (16 Bl.) 240 S. (3): I.N.I.Godofredi Ludovici, S. theol. D. Coburgi ill. Casimiriani directoris et theol Prof. p. Ord. Historia Gymnasiorum Scholarumque Celebriorum s. Schul-Historie, pars V. Accedunt Historia Scholarum Deperditarums. Nachricht von ehemahls berühmten nunmehr aber eingegangenen Gymnasiis und Schulen et Supplementa ad P.I P.II, Lipsiae, Sumptu Haered. Lanckisii, A.M.DCCXIIX, (4 BL.) 352 (4 Bl.)(1718). mit handgeschriebenem Rückentitel, Hardcover in Pergament, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 Rogers’ 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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      1718 - QUINCY, John. PHARMACOPOEIA OFFICINALIS & EXTEMPORANEA; or, a Compleat English Dispensatory, in Four Parts. Containing: I. The Theory of Pharmacy, and the several Processes therein. II. A Description of the Officinal Simples, with their Virtues and Preparations, Galenical and Chymical. III. The Officinal Compositions. IV. Extemporaneous Prescriptions. London: A. Bell, 1718. First edition. xvi, 618, [54 ] pp. Octavo, nineteenth-century half leather, somewhat rubbed and worn. Quincy's name crossed out in ink on title and dedication; half-inch tear to edge of first four leaves; spotting and soil passim. This popular and encyclopedic English Dispensatory ran to twelve editions by 1749. Quincy was a London apothecary, trained in Edinburgh, who had little respect for other pharmaceutical writers. From the Preface to this work: "Although dispensatory writers and publishers of recipes have been at all times very numerous. the least able have fallen upon this task. That most persons are fond of works of this kind is manifest from their esteem even of the worst, and the universal reception of Salmon's, which are as bad as they are voluminous," Quite scarce. (Wellcome IV, 457).

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      . 1718 v.C.N.Cochin nach Wattau, knapp beschnitten ohne Textverlust, 50x42,.

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        Publii Terentii Carthaginiensis Afri Comoediae sex recte tandem captui juventutis accomodatae oder deutliche und nach dem Begriff der Jugend endlich recht eingerichtete Erklärung des Publii Terentii, eines Comici ; Comoediae ; nebst einer Vorrede von Lesung der Heydnischen Auctorum, sodann einem Vorbericht von des Terentii Leben u. Schrifften, desgleichen von den Comoedien und Tragoedien der alten Griechen u. Roemer, teutschen Summarien u. dazu gehörigen vollkommenen Registern nach Art des durch Em. Sincerum edirten Corn. Nepos u. Q. Curtii an das Licht gegeben ; Deutliche und nach dem Begriff der Jugend endlich recht eingerichtete Erklärung des Publii Terentii

      Kühtz, Augspurg Augsburg 1718 - Lederband, kl.-8°, Doppeltitel, Frontispiz, 13 Blatt, 907 Seiten und 2 Seiten Terentius Afer, Publius ; Nepos, Cornelius ; Emanuel Sincerum [ d. i. Schneider, Esaias] vgl. Holzmann - Bohatta Deutsches Pseudonymen Lex. S. 261 ; Kuehtze, Paul de 500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The State of Physick: and of diseases; with an inquiry into the causes of the late increase of them: but more particularly of the Small-Pox. With some considerstions upon the new practive of purgeing in that disease. etc etc.

      T. Horne and R. Wilkins, London 1718 - 8vo. Pp, (viii), 274, 10. 2 page list of the author's other books. Full contemporary calf, blind-stamped. Raised bands. The binding is very rubbed and worn. Head and foot of spine worn with loss. Front board holding on its cords. Internally quite clean except the leaves of a pulled gathering - pp147-158, which have been soiled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Philosophical Letters Between the late Learned Mr. Ray And several of his Ingenious Correspondents, Natives and Foreigners

      London: printed by William and John Innys, Printers to the Royal Society [actually by William Bowyer],, 1718. To which are added those of Francis Willughby Esq; The Whole consisting of many curious Discoveries and Improvements in the History of Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Plants, Fossiles, Fountains, &c. Published by W. Derham, Chaplain to his Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, and F.R.S. Octavo (194 × 123 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt in compartments to a lattice pattern, red morocco label. Title page ruled in red; without the final advert leaf. Ex-libris Warwickshire Natural History and Archaeological Society, with 19th-century printed paper label to front cover, book label to front pastedown, and inkstamp to head of title: these library markings with some antiquarian charm. Extremities just a little worn, joints starting at head, a very good copy. First edition of this valuable collection. Ray died in 1705 and bequeathed his papers to his executor and friend, the botanist Samuel Dale, from whom many of them eventually passed to William Derham who published this edition. Derham has also been involved in the publication for the Royal Society of Ray and Willughby's Historia insectorum (1710).

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