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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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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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        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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        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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        RELATION DE DIVERS VOYAGES FAITS DANS L'AFRIQUE, DANS L'AMERIQUE, & AUX INDES OCCIDENTALES. LA DESCRIPTION DU ROYAUME DE JUDA, & QUELQUES PARTICULARITEZ TOUCHANT LA VIE DU ROY REGNANT. LA RELATION D'UNE ISLE NOUVELLEMENT HABITÉE DANS LE DÉTROIT DE MALACA EN ASIE, & L'HISTOIRE DE DEUX PRINCES DE GOLCONDE

      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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        PHARMACOPOEIA OFFICINALIS & EXTEMPORANEA

      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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        L'AMOUR AU THEATRE ITALIEN.

      . Kupferst.um 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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        Carte qui contient la maniere dont se fait la chasse des Boeufs Sauvages et des Elans, le grand saut de la Riviere de Niagara, La Danse du Calumet . . . et l'Explication des Armoiries de quelques Sauvages du Canada

      The Hague, 1718. No binding. Very Good. A good and dark impression. Size: 14.4 x 16.8 inches. 36.7 x 42.7 cm. Uncoloured., , A series of 12 engravings together with descriptive text, derived from the works of Lahontan and Hennepin, The famous "buffalo" sheet includes descriptions and illustrations of hunting buffalo and elk hunts (the latter by Indians on snow shoes), Niagara Falls, Canadian Indian "coats of arms," the Pipe of Peace,the dances in honor of important meetings or occasions, and the emblems of the various tribes, I.e. Outagamis apelles Renards, Pouteouatamis appelles Puants, Outchipoues appeles Sauteurs, Nadovessis appeles Scioux, Outaguas V. Nations, Huron, Ilinois, Oumamis. There is also a large inset of the Niagara Falls and a Buffalo.

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        Nouvelle Carte de Scandinavie ou des Etats du Nord Dressee sur les Observations les Plus Nouvelles des Meilleurs Geographes avec les Armes des Provinces de la Suede et des Tables Tres Instructives.

      1718 - Amsterdam, 1718. Coloured. 500 x 590mm. Includes Finland, the Baltics & northwestern Russia; 34 provincial coats of arms at sides

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        Nouvelle carte geographique du Royaume Dannemarc avec unte table des villes les plus remarquables.

      . Konturkoloreret kobberstik over Danmark. Amsterdam 1718. 50 x 60 cm. Med index over byer..

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        Oeuvres. avec des eclaircissemens historiques, donnez par lui-meme. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de diverses remarques enrichie de figures gravées par Bernard Picard.

      chez David Mortier,, A Amsterdam, 1718 - Due volumi in-folio (cm. 38), pp. (4) xviii (4) 450; (4) vii (1) 370 (22). Entrambi i frontespizi in rosso e nero, antiporta allegorica al primo volume, ritratto ripiegato della Principessa di Galles, ulteriore frontespizio figurato e 6 belle tavole fuori testo corrispondenti a "Le Lutrin". Il testo è inoltre decorato da molti capolettera, grandi finali, le carte sono interamente incorniciate da un'elegante greca. Esemplare internamente genuino e ben conservato con solo qualche leggera arrossatutra. Legatura coeva in piena pelle con dorsi a nervi e tagli colorati. Piatti un po' lisi e dorsi con evidenti mancanze (da restaurare). Stimata edizione, assai celebrata dalle bibliografie specializzate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La coltivazione di. e le api di. La prima delle quali opere si è copiata con somma diligenza dall'esemplare impresso in Parigi l'anno 1546 da Ruberto Stefano.l'altra dell'antica edizione che se ne fece in Venezia l'anno 1539.

      Comino,, Padova, 1718 - In 4° (290x220), pagg. (10), XXXVI, 355. Vignetta editoriale al frontespizio incisa in rame, magnifico ritratto dell'autore in antiporta inciso finemente in rame da F.M. Francia; capilettera ornati, testatine e finalini in silografia. Dedica al cardinale Giorgio Cornaro vescovo di Padova seguono una breve biografia di Luigi Alamanni e di Giovanni Rucellai. Dedica a Francesco I . Cartone muto d'attesa, dorso a tre nervi. Opera didascalica basata sulle georgiche di Virgilio, scritta dall'Alamanni durante il suo esilio francese, di notevole interesse anche sotto l'aspetto scientifico per le numerose notizie riguardanti la preparazione dei cibi, l'alimentazione ed altre relative all'agricoltura. Ottimo esemplare in barbe, stampato su carta forte assolutamente fresco e genuino. Presenta internamente lievissime tracce d'uso, lieve alone al marg. inf. alle ultime 10 pagg. Gamba 18; Brunet I, 126; Federici 82: "Si dice che questo libro e per l'edizione magnifica. è pregevolissimo". Salimbeni 7. Colle annotazioni di Ruberto Titi sopra le api, e con gli epigrammi toscani dell'Alamanni. Si è aggiunta una dotta lettera del Sig. Giovanni Checozzi vicentino in difesa del Trissino, due copiose tavole non più stampate, e varie notizie alla vita.

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        Fioretti di S. Francesco

      Firenze: Nella Stamperia di S. A. R. Per Gio: Gaetano Tartini, e Santi Franchi. 1718. Hardcover. Edizione di Crusca. xii, 208pp. Half vellum stamped in blue and gold over marbled boards, deckle edges. With title vignette, ornamental initial and four tail-pieces. Some wear to extremities, some small stains and mild foxing to leaves, lower corner of one page torn. A very good copy. In the Italian language. Gamba 452. Graesse II.583.; Quarto .

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        Istoria fiorentina. coll'aggiunta di Giochetto Malespini e la Cronica di Giovanni Morelli

      nella Stamperia di S.A.R., per Gio: Gaetano Tartini e Santi Franchi,, In Firenze, 1718 - Cm. 21,5, pp. xxxxviii, 378. Bella vignetta incisa in rame al frontespizio con veduta di Firenze. Leg. del tempo in piena pergamena rigida, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tassello. Manca l'occhietto, peraltro bell'esemplare a carte candide e pieni margini. Storia di Firenze dall'edificazione al 1281 tradizionalmente attribuita al duecentesco Ricordano Malispini; l'aggiunta del nipote Giochetto giunge sino al 1286. Quest'edizione "ebbe fama d'essere collazionata con buoni testi. La Cronaca di Giovanni Morelli, qui pubblicata per la prima volta, venne frequentemente adoprata dai Vocabolaristi. È in lingua bellissima" (Gamba, 637). Moreni (vol. II pp. 14-15) la cita come l'edizione più completa ed esatta. Cfr. anche Brunet, III, 1337 e Graesse, IV, 351. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Martyrologium magnum. Oder il cudesch grand dels martyrs. Il qual contegna. La historia dellas persecutions dalla baselgia u. dels martyrs oder pardüttas da Jesu Christi, cun lur excellentes confessions, discuors u. disputations (.) in Germania, Francia, Anglia, Scotia, Hybernia, Brabant, Italia, Hispania, Portugal u. America etc. (.) Part prima (alles Erschienene).

      Ludovico C. Janet u. Johan Janet,, Strada in Engadina Bassa, 1718 - Strada in Engadina Bassa, Ludovico C. Janet u. Johan Janet, 1718. Gross-8°. (20), 556 (recte 557) S. Lederbd. d. Zt. mit 1 Metallschliesse (etwas fleckig u. lädiert). Bautz XX, Sp. 1222-1223. Erste von Riola ins Rätoromanische übersetzte Ausgabe von "Le livres des martyrs" des verfolgten Märtyrer-Protestanten Jean Crespin, das von Paul Crocius übersetzt wurde und 1606 als "Grosses Martyrbuch" erschien. Conradin Riola (gest. 1743) war reformierter Pfarrer des Freistaates der Drei Bünde, zuerst in Sent, dann in Ftan. Er verfasste theolog. Schriften in rätoromanischer Sprache und gab die brisanten Werke von Sleidanus heraus, in denen dieser die Stände des Reichs zum Kampf gegen den Papst und die Türken aufrief. - Gelenke des Einbandes am Fuss durch Wurmfrass über 4 cm geplatzt. Eine Schliesse ausgerissen. - S. 7 mit altrestauriertem Einriss. S. 248 u. 249 fleckig, Buchblock angebrochen. S. 554 Buchblock angebrochen. Durchgehend gebräunt u. stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Titelseite stärker fingerfleckig u. mit 3 cm Einriss. Sprache: Rätoromanisch / Rhaeto-Romanic Lederbd. d. Zt. mit 1 Metallschliesse

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        Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium, ad Methodum Hugonis Grotti Conscriptae a Philippo Reinhardo Vitriario; JCto & Antecessore. Accedit Johannis Francisci Buddei

      Fridericum Zaitlerum 1718 - (OE61) - Magdeburgicae - Historia Juris Naturalis, ut & Synopsis Juris Naturalis & Gentium juxta disciplinam Ebraeorum - [10]584p - [32] [96]p. - Encuadernado en pergamino - Título a dos colores - Hojas oscurecidas - Buen estado

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

      J. Bowyer, et al., London 1718 - First edition in English. 8vo. (ii),cxi,(xvii),401,(lv)pp. Later half calf, spine in 6 compartments, gilt; black lettering label, gilt, marbled paper boards. Geoffrey's Historia dates from the 12th century and purports to be a history of Britain from its first settlement by Brutus to the death of Cadwallader in the 7th century. In contains one of the earliest developed narratives of King Arthur and dwells on Merlin and his prophecies. Originally written in Latin, this is the first translation into English, made by Aaron Thompson, who provides a lengthy preface giving his views on the authenticity of the History. Thompson based his translation on the Heidelberg edition of 1587; J. A. Giles later updated it in his edition of 1848. Scarce, and the earliest edition of Geoffrey in English. Neat ownership name on the title page, another (datede 1827) on as preliminary blank, else this is a very good copy. ESTC T146343. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The British History, Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth

      London: J. Bowyer, et al., 1718. First edition in English. Very good. Hardcover. First edition in English. 8vo. (ii),cxi,(xvii),401,(lv)pp. Later half calf, spine in 6 compartments, gilt; black lettering label, gilt, marbled paper boards. Geoffrey's Historia dates from the 12th century and purports to be a history of Britain from its first settlement by Brutus to the death of Cadwallader in the 7th century. In contains one of the earliest developed narratives of King Arthur and dwells on Merlin and his prophecies. Originally written in Latin, this is the first translation into English, made by Aaron Thompson, who provides a lengthy preface giving his views on the authenticity of the History. Thompson based his translation on the Heidelberg edition of 1587; J. A. Giles later updated it in his edition of 1848. Scarce, and the earliest edition of Geoffrey in English. Neat ownership name on the title page, another (datede 1827) on as preliminary blank, else this is a very good copy. ESTC T146343.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        "Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi" from Atlas de Geographie

      Paris: Guillaume DeLisle, Quai de l'Horloge, 1718. THE FIRST MAP TO NAME TEXAS Copper-plate engraving with original outline color: 20" x 263/4" References: Seymour I. Schwartz & Ralph E. Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America (New York, 1980), 140-143, 146; R. V. Tooley, The Mapping of America (London, 1985), 21; M.B. Pritchard & H.M. Taliaferro, Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America (Williamsburg, 2002), 118-21. This is the first edition, first state of an exceptionally important map of the Mississippi River, Texas and the South: Guillaume Delisle's "Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississippi." While Delisle's 1703 map was a breakthrough in the cartography of the Mississippi , his updated version of 1718 was definitive and became the main source for all later maps of the river. The accuracy of Delisle's map accounts for its primacy, as he obtained his information directly from French explorers. One of the first printed maps to name Texas, it was also the first to reflect the discoveries of Hernando De Soto, of La Salle's lieutenant Henri de Tonti and of Louis De St. Denis. Delisle's map, which covers the area from Lake Champlain to New Mexico and south to Florida and Texas, was also a rather brazen political statement. The area that he labeled as Spanish Florida in 1703 now appeared as the French territory of Louisiana, stretching from the Rio Grande in the west to the Appalachians in the east. Delisle also pushed the boundary line of the English colonies closer to the Atlantic. Angry protests from the British and Spanish governments against this cartographic land-grab were followed by a war waged in maps, as the cartographers of each country staked nationalistic territorial claims on paper. Politics aside, Delisle's rendering of Texas was a distinct improvement over previously published attempts, with a better depiction of the river system and a much more accurate view of the coast. Delisle's information was so up-to-the-minute that he included Natchitoches on the Red River, founded only the year before the map was printed. The most important notation relating to Texas history is that appearing along the Trinity: "Mission de los Tiejas, etablie in 1716." Referring to the earliest of the Spanish missions in East Texas, this phrase marked the first appearance of any form of the name "Texas" on a printed map and gives Delisle the distinction of having established it as a geographic place name.. First Edition. Book.

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        "Insula Ceylon ex delineatione Philippi Baldaei et Hadr. Ralandi".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich bei Chr. Weigel, 1718, 38,5 x 31 cm.. Aus: Johann David Köhlers "Bequemer Schul= und Reisen=Atlas", 1718. - Dekorative Inselkarte, mit figürlicher Kartusche rechts oben.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Neu-vermehrte Heraldica Curiosa,

      . Bestehend in Zweyen Theilen/ Deren Erster überhaupt der Wappen-Geschicht Ursprung/ Wachtsthum/ Gebrauch/ Rechts-Lehr/ und andere zu der Herolds-Kunst und Wissenschafft dienende Stücke/ und wie selbige noch heutiges Tags bey der Europäischen Nationen im Gebrauch/ in sich enthält; Samt deren umständlichen Beschreibung/ Wie solche in denen Wappen-Briefen/ Alten Documenten/ Fahnen/ Sigillen/ etc. und verschiedenen Autorn, hin und wieder eintzeln zu finden; Insonderheit auch wird darinne von denen Schild-Haltern/ Helm-Decken/ Hüten/ Hauben/ etc. soviel deren zu haben/ auf das gründlichste/ sowol Historice, Politice, als auch Juridice, gehandelt. Deren Anderer Theil aber begreifft in sich ein Special-kurtz-verfasstes Wappen-Buch/ In welchem aller Europäischen Häupter/ als Käyser/ Königen/ und anderer Potentien; ingleichem der Churfürsten/ Ertz- und Bischöffe/ Fürsten und Stände des H. Röm. Teutschen Reichs/ wie auch der vornehmsten ausländischen Mächten/ Wappen/ Cronen und Ritter-Orden/ nebst einer vollständigen Abbildung der meisten Nationen, und fürnehmer See- und Handels-Städte in allen Theilen der Welt gewöhnliche Schiff-Flaggen oder See-Zeichen/ auf das accurateste in Kupffer vorstelling gemacht/ und aufs deutlichste beschrieben worden. Franckfurth und Leipzig: Johann Leonhard Buggel/ Buchhändlern in Nürnberg 1718. With copperengraved titlepage + 1 + 12 copperengraved plates. 4to. (8) + 226 + (18); 166 + (10) pp. In one contemporary full vellumbinding with leatherlabel on spine. Hinges weak and with some worm holes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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