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        Autograph letter signed ("Stair").

      Paris, 8. IX. 1719. - 4to. 1½ pp. An important historical letter full of details about political events of the time, including news about British military support for both Sweden and Spain in the ongoing war, the Czarist fleet which has moved to Calmar in southern Sweden to prevent the British and the Swedish fleets from meeting, and about matters in Sicily (which are said to progress very satisfactorily). - Somewhat browned and waterstained.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties . . . François, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois Tirée des Relations de toutes ces Nations Par le Sr. Sanson

      Paris 1719 - Copper-engraved map by Cordier on laid, watermarked paper, hand-coloured in outline, in very good condition. A handsome copy of Burden's 5th issue of Jaillot's map of North America, revised to incorporate the best available information from Guillaume De L'Isle and others, and with strong outline color Hubert Jaillot's son Bernard carried on the family cartography business upon the death of his father in 1712, and in 1713, he issued a much revised and improved map of North America, incorporating the new geographic knowledge procured by De L'Isle and De Fer. In 1719, he issued what would be the fifth state of the map on which California ceased to be an island and the Carolinas were shown as part of the French territory: Floride. It is interesting to look at maps of North America at this period in terms of ambition competing with objectivity. One feels the emotional, political ambitions of England and France to have been boundless and liable to provoke quite pugnacious reactions, even though neither side really knew very well the geography of what they were claiming. The trials of exploration to ascertain actual facts were harsh and often not well rewarded, nor were the explorers always able to know: note LaSalle's account of the Mississippi wandering into Texas before finding the Gulf. Nevertheless, this revised edition of Hubert Jaillot's 17th century map incorporates a great deal of important geographical information: a greatly improved delineation of the Great Lakes, the addition of tributary rivers to the Mississippi, the re-routing of the Rio Grande (R. del Norte) to the Gulf of Mexico and, of course, the re-attachment of California to the continent, though this is done in an equivocal way. Burden, The Mapping of North America II, 709 (5th state); Karpinski, L.C. (MI) XXI; McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island 113, state 2; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 74.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Dominus et Subditus. Seu Jura D. D. S.R.I. Statuum, et Ordinum in Personas, Res, et Actiones Subditorum, ad usum modernum Sueviae nostrae vigore Jurisdictionis Criminalis, Basse, & Territorialis competentia. Tractatus I. De Jurisdictione, & Regalibus. Homagio. Operis Subditorum. Jure Collectae, & Collectandi. Detractus: Nachsteur. Vectigalium, Gabellarum, & Accisarum: Umbgelt. Jure Retractus: Einstand-Recht... Tractatus II. De Jure Venandi, Piscandi, Pascendi. Canone, & Decimis: Gült und Zehenden. Juribus Cancellariae. Processu Civili. Edictali: Gant-Urtheil. De Delictis Publicis, & Privatis; eorumque Poenis Debitis, & Proportionatis, & c. Et denique de Processu Criminali. Jure Gratiae, & Asylorum. Premissa Synopsi De Antiquitate, Excellentia, Praerogativis, & Immedietate.

      Ulm, Johannes Conrad Wohler, 1719. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Gr.-8vo. Titelkupfer, Tb. in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, 9 Bll., 420, Titelkupfer, Tb., 2 Bll., (421-) 798 S., 24 Bll. (Index). (angebunden:) KAUFFMANN, Johannes, Dominus et Vasallus. Seu Medulla omnium jurium feudalium. In qua non solum Feuda Longobardica verum & imperialia ad normam juris publici nova, atque succinctissima methodo variis variarum quaestionum sesolutionibus intermistis ad usum modernum solide perstringuntur. Accessit Brevis Sylloge de Fidei-Commissis Familiarum Illustrium. Von Stamm-Gütern. Ulm, Johannes Conrad Wohler, 1730. Tb., 6 Bll., 347 S., 7 Bll. (Index). Zeitgenössischer Pergemantband mit neuerem Rückenschild und schönem Rotschnitt.Versand D: 2,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat + Verlag Klaus Breinlich]
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        Rochester Inscrib'd to Sr Thomas Bart & Sr Ion Iennings Knt Memrs of Parlm for ye City

      London. 1719 - Copper engraving. Hand coloured. The Rochester view measures: 34 x 53cm. The six views on the side panels each measure approx12 x 14cm. Size: 82 x 37 cm. Good condition. Creasing and vertical fold lines. A stunning bird's eye view looking over Rochester from the West, from a position above Stroud, with Sheerness and Brampton in the distance. There are three views at each side; on the left: Mr Watt's Hospital for Poor Travellers; Rochester Bridge and Castle; & The West Front of the Cathedral. On the right: The Mathematick Free School Built & Endow'd by the late Sr Ioseph Williamson Bart.; The Court Hall; The Market House built by ye late Sr Cloudy Shovel. Title along top edge with coat of arms. It was published for Harris's History of Kent, but did not appear in many editions of it.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      London: Printed for James Bettenham. Very Good. 1719. First Edition. Hardcover. A satire upon Woodward's "State of Physic and Disease", 1718. The false Byfielde attribution seems to have been intended to suggest Dr. Timothy Byfield as the author. Probable first edition. Rainbow Caffee House, Dec. 14, 1718 mentioned on last page. Rebound in calf. Gilt decorated raised bands. Covers have double ruled gilt borders. Text tight, clean & intact. Title page has slightly darkened edges. Prior owners book plate . Rare Section; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 51 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Fl. Iustiniani imperatoris Institutio num Libri Quatuor sev legitimae scientiae prima elementa

      Halae Magdeburgicae Impensis Orphanotrophei, 1719. 739 S. geb. Kanten berieben, Ecken bestossen, Deckel unt. re. beschädigt, aussen beschmutzt, Notizen a. V., gebräunt, in lateinischer Sprache, leicht gewellt Versand D: 2,50 EUR

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        Epistolae physiologicae super compluribus naturae arcanis; ubi variorum animalium atque plantarum fabrica, conformatio, proprietates atque operationes, novis & hactenus inobservatis experimentis illustrantur & oculis exhibentur; item peculiaries & hactenus incognitae rerum quarumdam qualitates explicatur: ut sequens pagina docet: hactenus numquam editae. Cum figuris aeneis & indice locupletissimo.

      Delphis [Delft], Adriaan Beman, 1719. 4to (19.3 x 15.5 cm). Engraved frontispiece, printed title, [xx], 446, [lii] pp.; 31 engraved, folded plates. Containing van Leeuwenhoek letters I-XLVI. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-rolled bands; compartments rich gilt with floral patterns, and red morocco label with gilt title. Gilt outer dentelles. Mottled edges.= First Latin edition of Van Leeuwenhoek's "Send-Brieven" on microscopic discoveries, previously only available in Dutch. This volume contains the first translation of all the 46 roman-numbered letters. The copy of the biologist, protozoologist, microscopist and van Leeuwenhoek bibliographer Cecil Clifford Dobell (1886-1949), which he received from the Scottish biologist, mathematician, classics scholar, and founder of the theory of morphogenesis, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860-1948) (signed dedication by Thompson, dated New Year's Day, 1930). "Thompson is remembered as the author of the 1917 book On Growth and Form, which led the way for the scientific explanation of morphogenesis, the process by which patterns and body structures are formed in plants and animals" (Wikipedia). Subsequently, Dobell donated this copy on 2 May 1947 (87th birthday of Thompson) to the Dutch biologist and comparative anatomist Wouter Hendrik van Seters, acknowledging this fact in a signed, charmingly pseudo-Dutch statement on the front free endpaper recto, below Thompson's autograph. Obviously, Dobell could read Dutch because van Leeuwenhoek published in (t)his language, but writing, apparently, was another matter. Van Seters (1891-1976) was a fellow microscopist (see Zuidervaart, p. 60) and an expert on the history of the use of mother-of-pearl in the Netherlands. Also, he was the author of a paper on van Leeuwenhoek's second marriage (1968), and "Pierre Lyonet 1706-1789, Sa vie, ses collections de coquillages et de tableaux, ses recherches entomologiques" (1962). Dobell (p. 424) specifically thanked Seters, "who recently produced the 'Leeuwenhoek Film,' most kindly communicated - unasked - all his own incidental findings, together with several original photographs and a full copy of the captions". Hinges partly split, small chip in the leather at the top left corner of the front board, light spotting to a few text sections, the plates in very good condition: a very good copy. Rare. Dobell, 28; H. J. Zuidervaart, 2007. "Telescopes from Leiden Observatory and other collections, 1656 - 1859. A Descriptive Catalogue.

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        Southern Africa - Chatelain.

      ?Carte du Royaume de Congo, du Monomotapa et de la Cafrerie"Later met de hand gekleurde kopergravure van het zuidelijk deel van Afrika van de hand van Henri Chatelain. Uitgegeven te Amsterdam ca. 1719. Formaat: ca. 40,5 x 52 cm.Deze kaart werd eerder door Guillaume Delisle gemaakt, maar door Chatelain nu aangevuld met tekstblok rechtsonder. Congo, Monomotapa en het land van de Kaffers worden beschreven. De kaart zit vol details, met name over de stammen en koninkrijkjes en er zijn verschillende verwijzingen naar goudmijnen en handel die er plaats vond. De kaart komt uit Chatelaines Atlas Historique.Prijs: ?750,- (excl. BTW, excl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        RHEIN, OBERRHEIN, 1794 HOMANN Titel: Ganz neue Vorstellung des Rhein-Stroms von Basel Bis Coblenz Nebst innbeschriebenen Feldzügen von den Jahren 1792 und 1793 Mit Kaiserl. allerhöchsten Privilegio Entworfen von Peter Joseph Moriz Pedetti, Milanensi

      Landkarte, map originalKupferstich von Peter Moriz Maurizio PEDETTI (1719-1799) von 4 Platte auf 4 Blättern, teilkoloriert, Maßstab in graph. Form (Meilen, nach welchen der District von Coblenz bis Landau zu messen Meilen, den District von Landau bis Basel zu messen). - Mit Text: Historische Erzehlung der vornehmsten Kriegs-Vorfälle am Rhein in den Jahren 1792. et 93., Maßstab ca. 1:140 000 Blatt Maß jeweils 55 x 68 cm Größe der gedacht zusammengesetzten Karte ca.230 x 50 cm Landkarte

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        Libri duo de officio hominis et civis, quibus universa doctrina moralium ex natura, ad mentem b. lib. bar. de Pufendorf. Per questiones & responsiones strictim & perspicué traditur. Editio altera, emendatior.

      - Stockholm, Theod. Goth. Volgenau, 1719. 12:o. (16),+ 217,+ (2) s. Enstaka små brunfläckar samt fläck s. 177. Sammanbunden med: Appendix thematum quorondam selectiorum ex illustris Pufendorfii officiis excerptorum & publicis disputationibus in academiâ Giessensi a. a. MDCCIII & IV ventilatorum. Stockholm, Theod. Gotth Volgenau, 1707. 12:o. 94 s. Samtida skinnband, blindpräglad rygg med röd titeletikett och upphöjda bind. Trasigt försättsblad, med Sw. Wahlbergs namnteckning. Initialerna J. B. präglade i frampärmens insida. Andra upplagan av Johan Eenbergs lärobok i naturrätt, i frågor och svar, efter Pufendorfs ?De officio hominis et civis? Den första -med något annorlunda titel- utkom 1703. Johan Eenberg (?1709) från dalarna blev 1704 professor i praktisk filosofi vid Uppsala universitet. Han är idag mest känd för sina böcker om Uppsala. Det andra arbetet är en sammanställning över teser från två disputationer om Pufendorfs De officio i Giessen, den första med Johan Friedrick Keyser och den andra med Johan Albert Hartmann som respondenter. Preses var troligen Emmanuel Weber.

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        Boerosia, Urbs per Regna Septemtrionis, mercatura nobilis. Then uti the Nordiska Riken / för sin Köp-handel / Wälbekante Boeråås Stad / Beskrifwen af Nils Hufwedsson Dal

      Bok. Stockholm, tryckt hos Sahl. M. Laurelii Enkia, Anno 1719. (8), 112 s., Två utvikbara, graverade planscher - stadsplan och Westgötha-Dräng. Halvpergamentband i mycket bra skick. 10x16 cm. Exlibris och namnteckning (Hans Sallander).

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Michael Kauffer n. Ioh. Georg Vetter, "Tabula Geographica Nova exhibens Partem Infra Montanam Burggraviatus Norimbergensis sive Principatum Onolsbacensen cum Terris Limitaneis Accurate Delineatam .".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1719, 78 x 74 (H) Cartographia Bavariae, S. 98 und Abb. auf S. 99 (der großen Karte), Katalog Nr. 4.5: Stopp / Langel, S. 78 (GLA, Ab 12 schw. und GH7 = vorliegende Karte). - Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, oben links weitere Kartusche mit Widmung an Wilhelm Friedrich, Markgraf von Brandenburg. Unten links eine allegorische Kartusche (von J. Winter n. J.C. Sperling. ohne Datierung), unten rechts Zeichenerklärungen. - Verkleinerte aber im gleichen Jahr wie die "Grosse Vetterische Karte" erschienene Karte (siehe Cartographia Bavariae, S. 98). Hier vorliegend in 32 Segmenten auf Leinwand montiert. - Gebiet Kitzingen, Schlüsselfeld, Forchheim - Lauf, Neumarkt - Greding, Pappenheim, Mördlingen - Ellwangen, Weikersheim. - Mittig die Umgebung von Ansbach. - Ein Meilenstein in der kartograpischen Erfassung der Markgrafschaft Ansbach. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        L'Antique Expliquee Et Representee En Figures 6 Vols only of 15: Vol III, Part II; Vol IV, Parts I and II (2v); Vol V, Part I; Vols IV and V of Supplement (2v). (6 volume set)

      Florentin Delaulne, Hilaire Foucault, Michel Clousier, Jean-Geoffroy Nyon, 1719. Hardcover. Good. Large full leather folios. 450mm x 300mm (18" x 12") Florentin Delaulne, Hilaire Foucault, Michel Clousier, Jean-Geoffroy Nyon, 1719-1724. 6 volumes of 15 volume set. Contemporary speckled calf, ribbed 7-panel spines decorated in gilt. Edges red. Internally clean, white, unmarked pages, without foxing. French and Latin. Bumped corners. 497 engraved plates (130 double-page, 367 single-page). Copperplate folio engravings of classical antiquities. Collated. Plates illustrate Roman and other ancient ships, pottery, tools, weapons, sculpture, monuments, tombs, historical landmarks, and architectural features. Titles of individual volumes: Vol. IV, Parts I: La Guerre, les Voitures, les grands, Chemins, les Ponts, les Aqueducts, la Navigation (Tome Quatrieme, Premiere Partie) (Part I, 174 pp, 66 plates, 28 double-page plates. Vol. IV, Parts II: La Guerre, les Voitures, les grands, Chemins, les Ponts, les Aqueducts, la Navigation. (Tome Quatrieme, Seconde Partie), Part II, 316 pp, 130 plates, 42 double-page plates. 2 leaves and 17 plates separated, but present, 5 other plates loose. (~25pp)Supplement, Vol. IV: Qui comprend la Guerre, les Ponts, les Aqueducs, la Navigation, les Phares & les Tours octogones. 173 pp., 66 plates, 28 fold-out plates, Vol III, Part II: Qui comprend les bains, les marriages, les grands jeux, les pompes, lachasse, la peche, les petits jeux, & les arts. (Tome Troisieme, Seconde Partie) 390 pages, 68 plates. Solid binding and pages, minor rubbing to cover.Vol V, Part I: Les Funerailles des Grecs & des Romains. 390 pp., 85 plates, 17 double-page plates. Solid binding and cover. Vol V, Part II: Les Funerailles. (Tome Cinquieme); 239+ pp., 73 plates, 21 double-page plates. Solid binding and cover. See our pictures of this lovely set.

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        The Roman History [complete in 5 volumes, various editions]

      London : printed for R. Bonwick, J. Tonson, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, J. Wotton, [and others, 1719-1720], 1719. Various editions. Very good set, finely rebound in the original full aniline calf, with blind stitching. Professionally and period-sympathetically rebacked, with the original (i.e. contemporary) red leather gilt-blocked label. Gilt-crossed raised bands; very impressively finished. Panel edges dulled and worn as with age. Bright and clean internally, with some age toning and fading evident, particularly around the prelims. of each volume. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Provenance: From the library of Sir Robert Eden with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. ""Sir John Eden"" signed in pen on the title page of vol. 1. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 5 pages; Physical description: 5v. fronts. 20cm. Various editions: v.1: 8th edition, carefully revis'd, and much improv'd, 1719. --v.2: 6th edition, corrected, 1719. --v.3. 5th edition, 1720. --v.4: 5th edition, 1720. --v.5: 4th edition, 1720. Subjects: Rome -- History -- Classical history -- Ancient Rome -- Early works to 1800.

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        Catalogi stirpium agri bononiensis prodromus gramina ac hujusmodi affinia complectens

      Bologna: Constantin Pisarri, 1719. FIRST EDITION. Complete with half-title, title in red and black, and printer's device on colophon. With 3 engraved plates (1 folding). Contemporary vellum-backed boards; light marginal browning. An excellent copy from the library of Melvin Edward Jahn, with his book-label. First edition of this valuable descriptive catalogue of Graminiae, which contains wheat, maize, barley and rye, the plant family most economically useful to man. More than three hundred species have been noted by the author, many indigenous to the area around Bologna and others collected on his travels. Monti provides a botanical description and treats the medical properties of each plant. He also makes references to earlier studies, and includes a bibliography, commencing with Pliny's work of 1470. Monti (1682-1760) was a professor of botany and natural history at the University of Bologna; the genus Montia is named in his honor. He wrote a number of works on materia medica, and was quite active with the large botanical garden in Bologna.

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        Statuta Civitatis Novariae

      Novariae ex typographia Francisci Liborij Caballi Impressoris Ciuitatis 1719. In-folio, mm 310x210, pp.(18),226, (38), leg. coeva in piena pergamena con titoli manoscritti su dorso a quattro nervi, stemma della città al frontespizio, al colophon vignetta xilografica raffigurante San Gaudenzio, bella marca tipografica al termine del testo raffigurante cavallo al galoppo in cornice e iniziali FLCN. Eccellente conservazione, antica firma di proprietà al frontespizio, ultima carta bianca con mancanza all'angolo, altrimenti bella copia di edizione assai rara, forse più dell'originale, soli tre esemplari censiti nelle biblioteche italiane. Ripubblicazione degli statuti novaresi con tutti gli aggiornamenti e le conferme degli statuti quattrocenteschi, fino alla riapprovazione da parte di Carlo II di Spagna nel 1682. Trattasi della seconda edizione degli Statuti della città di Novara, l'edizione principe fu stampata nel 1583 da Sesalli. In realtà gli statuti furono pubblicati a Milano, ma in maniera parziale già  nel 1511 e nel 1562, tuttavia la principe è l'edizione 1583 da considerarsi completa e definitiva.

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        Optice: sive de Reflexionibus, Refractionibus, Inflexionibus & Coloribus Lucis, Libri Tres Latine reddidit Samuel Clarke

      Twelve folding engraved plates. [1] leaf of ads, 1 p.l., xi, [1], 415 pp., [1] p. of ads. 8vo, 18th-cent. speckled calf (carefully rebacked by Aquarius), double gilt fillet round sides, spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: G. & J. Innys, 1719. Second edition in Latin and an influential book on the Continent. Newton published this edition in Latin to reach the Continental audience which had been little influenced by his optical experiments. The edition served its purpose and caused numerous demonstrations of his theory of colors to be performed in Paris. Newton's optical theories began to spread significantly outside Great Britain as a result of this book. See Westfall's Never at Rest, pp. 794-95. A very good copy with the signature, dated 14 Mar. 1822, of Stephen Peter Rigaud (1774-1839), historian of science, astronomer, and Savilian professor of geometry at Oxford. Stamp of the Radcliffe Observatory on verso of title. With the bookplate of William A. Cole, the distinguished collector and bibliographer of chemistry. ❧ Babson 138.

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        Sammlung von 3 Werken zum Berliner Schloss-Raub. - I. Acten-mäßige Relation Von Denen beyden Schloß-Dieben zu Berlin Valentin Runcken, ehemahligen Castellan, Und Daniel Stieffen, gewesenen Hoff-Schlösser : Auch derer von ihnen auf dem Königl. Schlosse zu Berlin, in denen Gemächern und Schatz-Kammer begangenen Diebstählen wunderbahren Entdeckung, und geführten Inquisitions-Process, auch Bekäntniß und Bestraffung derer Delinquenten.

      (Alle:) Berlin, Rüdiger 1719. Mit 4 Kupfertafeln (1 gefalt.) 124 S., 2 Bll. - II.: Schmidt, Andreas: Die erwiesene Göttliche Zorn-Macht, in Offenbahrung und Heimsuchung heimlicher Sünden, Sonderlich: Des entsetzlichen Raubes, auf dem Königl. Preußis. Schlosse zu Berlin, Von zweyen frechen und untreuen Bedienten, dem gewesenen Castellan Runcken, Und dem Hoff-Schlösser Stieffen, Lange und vielmahls verübt ... Historisch mit nützlichen eingeflossenen Theologischen so wol, als Historischen und Juristischen Reflexionen erzehlet. 220 S. (Faltkupfer in I verheftet). - III.: Wahrhaffter Theologischer Bericht, Von der Bekehrung und Ende Des Welt-beruffenen Maleficanten Valentin Runcks, Gewesenen Castellans auf dem Königlichen Schloß zu Berlin (Teilband von I; Porträtkupfer dort verheftet). 4 Bll., 52 S. Jeweils Rückenbroschur. 4°. Berlin-Bibliothek S. 672; Huelke-Etzler 1668, 1669 und 1665. - Der Kastellan des königlichen Schlosses in Berlin, Valentin Runck und der Hofschlosser Daniel Stieff wurden am 8. Juni 1718 wegen zahlreicher im Berliner Stadtschloss begangener Diebstähle in Berlin hingerichtet. Das Verzeichnis der gestohlenen Gegenstände enthält über 100 Positionen der verschiedensten Art. Zwei tafeln zeigen die Hinrichtung der beiden Delinquenten, die beiden anderen zeigen Runck und Stieff im Gefängnis. Das Faltkupfer mit dem Zug zur Hinrichtung vor dem Stadtschloss. König Friedrich Wilhelm war so aufgebracht über die Räubereien, dass er diese Schriften zur Abschreckung in Auftrag gab. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        L'Antiquité Expliquée et Représentée en Figures

      Paris: Flourentin Delaulne, Hilaire Foucault, Michel Clousier, Jean-Geoffroy Nyon, Etienne Ganeau, Nicolas Gosselin, et Pierre-Francois Giffart, 1719, 1757. First Edition. Leather Bound. Ex-Library - Very good. 15 volumes (15 volumes in 10 books dating to 1719, plus 5 volume supplement dating to 1757). 15 vols.: civ, 194; 195-452; 267; 271-472; 198; 201-390; 174; 177-316; 170; 173-437; lvii, 258; viii, 248; viii, 252; vi, 173; vii, 239, [5] p. All paginations interspersed with plates. 41 cm (folio). 1,388 copperplate folio engravings (of 1,391), including 249 fold-out plates and one frontispiece portrait of Montfaucon. Title vignettes, headpieces, drop caps, and tailpieces. Full calf with gold tooling. Rebacked by Felton Bookbinding in a contemporary style. Marbled endpapers and red text block edges. Titles in red and black. Small reference label on front pastedown of each volume is the only indication of library use. Satin ribbons present in most volumes. A few damp stains. Occasional foxing, spots and yellowing but overall pages clean and bright. Volume 4, Part 1 has tear in bottom of p. 5/6, slightly affecting the text on p. 6. Small hole in p. 31/32 where page number should be. Volume 5, Part 1 has small hole in plate 86 facing p. 96. Although he did not claim to be the creator of archaeology as a field of study, Bernard de Montfaucon (1655-1741) considered himself to be particularly brilliant at showing its interpretation and advantages. This set of volumes contains methodically grouped reproductions of ancient monuments and artifacts that might be used to enlighten scholars studying daily life, religious systems, military and funeral customs. This 1719 first edition, one of 1,800 sets printed, apparently sold out in two months, despite its enormous size and expense. Text in French and Latin. An extremely attractive set of this important work.

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        Descrizione di Roma antica, formata nuovamente con le auttorità, (volume I:) di Bartolomeo Marliani, Onofrio Panvinio, Alessandro Donati, e Famiano Nardini, e d'altri celebri scrittori antichi, & antiquarii moderni, accennati nella lettera al lettore: nella quale si discorre, degl'aquedotti, archi, basiliche, circhi, colonne, curie, fori, librarie, naumachie, obelischi, palazzi, pitture, ponti, statue, teatri, anfiteatri, tempii, terme, vie & altri samosi edifici. Accresciuta di moltissime figure in rame, di varie medaglie, di curiose notizie istoriche, e della cronologia di tutt li Rè, Consoli, e Imperadori Romani. Descrizione di Roma moderna, formata nuovamente con le auttorità, (volume II:) del Card. Cesare Baronio, Alfonso Ciaconio, Antonio Bosio, e Ottavio Panciroli, e altri celebri scrittori accennati nella lettera al lettore; Nella quale si discorre delle Sagre Basiliche, chiese, collegii, confraternite, librarie, monasteri, ospedali, fontane, giardini, palazzi, pit

      Roma, Nella libraria ed à spese di Michel'Angelo, e Pier Vincenzo Rossi, all'insegna della Salamandra, 1719. 8vo. 2 volumes: (XIV, including a frontispiece),643,(1 blank),(4 index); (VI, including a frontispiece),792 p., illustrations, 21 folding plates. Vellum 17 cm (Ref: ) (Details: Two thongs laced through the joints. Back with 5 raised bands. 'Second compartment' painted greenish, showing faded gilt lettering. Volume 1, 'Roma antica', and volume 2, 'Roma moderna' are profusely illustrated with numerous engravings and woodcuts in the text. The folding plates are after A. Alamanus, and in fine condition. The frontispieces depicts a monument on top of which sits 'Dea Roma'. On the pedestal is depicted the coat of arms of Pope Clement XI, pope from 1700 to his death in 1721. At the foot of the pedestal Tibur and the she-wolf with her famous twins. The monument is flanked by 2 obelisks. The woodcut printer's mark depicts a crowned salamander, that is surrounded by flames. The salamander symbolizes durability and stability, and was thought to be invulnerable to flames)(Condition: Parchment slightly soiled; remains of 2 small paper labels on the backs; right upper corner of the last 100 pages of volume 1 slightly warped by moist) (Note: This guide is a compilation of works of many classical scholars, antiquaries, archaeologists and historians who wrote about the city of Rome, ancient and modern, ever since the Renaissance. First mentioned on the title is the Italian classical scholar Bartolomeo Marliani, 1488-1566, who published in 1534 in Rome his 'Antiquae Romae topographia, libri septem', a famous guide to the ancient monuments of the 'caput mundi' Rome, accompanied by illustrations and mainly based on classical sources, literary and epigraphic, but also on the results of archaeological finds. Marliani produced in 1544 a new revised and augmented edition, with the title 'Urbis Romae topographia'. The 'Topographia' received considerable success and saw several editions, integral and distilled in epitome, and was translated in several languages. An Italian version was published by Hercules Barbarasa in 1548. The work, or even parts of it, was often reissued with additions or together with the writings of other antiquaries until the eighteenth century, both in Italy and abroad. (Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani - Volume 70 (2008)) The Augustinian historian and antiquary Onofrio Panvinio, or Onuphrius Panvinius, 1529-1568, is considered one of the greatest church historians and archaeologists of his time. He wrote on the topography and the inscriptions of Rome, and on its ancient and medieval history. An important feature of this work is that it furnishes information about ancient remains and inscriptions still existing when it was written, but which have vanished since then, and that it tells about contemporary discoveries of antiques. The title of the second volume mentions first the Cardinal Cesare Baronio, or Caesar Baronius, 1538-1607, a renowned ecclesiastical historian, famous for his 'Annales Ecclesiastici' on the history of Medieval Rome. The Spanish Dominican Alfonso Ciaconio, or Don Alphonsus Ciacconius, 1530-1599, was an expert on ancient Graeco-Roman and Paleo-Christian epigraphy, Medieval paleography and manuscripts, and the history of the papacy. This 1719 edition is a reissue of the edition of 1697, also published by Rossi. It was apparantly a best-seller, for the Rossi brothers reissued the guide in 1708, 1719 (this guide), and 1727) (Provenance: On the front pastedown in old ink: 'J. Locke Ganborough') (Collation: Volume 1: pi1 (frontispiece), +6, A-2F8, 2G (minus blank leaf 2G8), 2H-2V4, 2X8, 2Y8 (leaf 2Y7 blank; minus the blank leaf 2Y8), Z-A8, 3B2 (leaf 3B2 blank) Volume 2: pi1 (frontispiece), chi2, A-2Z8, 3A6 (minus blank leaf 3A6), 3B-3F4, 3G (minus leaf 3G4) (Photographs on request)

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        Iratae nemesis rogus succensus, Oder Schmeltz-Ofen Göttlicher Gerechtigkeit Durch den Ungehorsam des ersten Menschen angeflammet, Das ist: Ausführliche Beschreibung Was für Straffen, Betrangnussen, und Müheseeligkeiten die Sünd des ersten Menschen über das gantze Menschliche Geschlecht gezogen [...]. Mit Unterschiedlichen Lehrreichen Predig-Concepten auf alle Sonntäg des Jahrs; Anständigen Gleichnussen, und raren Geschichten vermenget [...]. 2 in einem Band.

      Augsburg, Georg Schlüter u. Martin Happach, 1719. 4°. Mit 2 gest. Titelkupfer (von Johann Balthasar Wening nach J. E. Kendlbacher) u. einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 15 Bll., 245 (1) S., 7 Bll.; 5 Bll., 221 (1) S., 6 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel. Erstausgabe. - Der zweite Band mit dem Titel „Placate nemesis stillicidium amoris, Göttlicher Liebe, Geheimnußreicher, Feuerlöschender Zu- und Gnaden-Fluß [...]“. - Der Augustinereremit und Schriftsteller Leopold Gramiller (um 1665-1722) war „von 1700 bis 1703 Prior in Bettbrunn, danach im Münchener Konvent, ab 1706 als Subprior. 1709 wurde er Prediger und Präses der von den Augustinern in München betreuten Bruderschaften. Außerdem wirkte er als Beichtvater. 1712 wurde er Prior des Konventes zu Schönthal (Oberpfalz), 1716 dann Spiritual der Augustinerinnen in Niederviehbach. Bekannt wurde Gramiller vor allem als Prediger an der Münchener Augustinerkirche. Dort war er seit 1718 bis zu seinem Tod wieder tätig. Etliche seiner Predigten erschienen im Druck [...]“ (E. Steinhauer im BBKL). - Einband berieben u. fleckig. Kl. alter Besitzverm. a. Innendeckel. Gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Wenige Bll. im Register des ersten Bandes m. größerem Tintenfleck. - Die wenigen über KVK nachweisbaren Exemplare offenbar zumeist ohne den zweiten Band. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Gramiller, Iratae nemesis rogus succensus, Oder Schmeltz-Ofen Göttlicher Gerechtigkeit Durch den Ungehorsam des ersten Menschen angeflammet, Placate nemesis stillicidium amoris, Göttlicher Liebe, Geheimnußreicher, Feuerlöschender Zu- und Gnaden-Fluß, Predigt, Predigten, Predigtsammlung, Predigtsammlungen

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        Recueil des memoires curieux. Tirez des Journaux Historiques de 1719. 1723. 1724. & 1725.Paris, Etienne Ganeau, "MDXXV" [=1725]. 12mo. With woodcut vignette on title-page, a woodcut headpiece and a decorated woodcut initial. Contemporary brown calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Conlon XXV, 409; not in Cioranescu; Daumas; Houzeau-Lancaster; KVK/WorldCat; Quérard. Second recorded copy of the first edition of a collection of texts on astronomy and physics by the French Capuchin monk Emmanuel de Viviers, originally published in the Journal Historique between 1719 and 1725. Not only the first but also the second edition published in 1728 is very rare, and both are not mentioned in the authoritative reference works in this field. With owner's inscription on title-page and flyleaf struck through and dampstains in last few leaves. Good copy of a very rare work .The following texts are included:1) Horologe astronomique, & universelle;2) Observations sur les eclypses;3) A qu'elle heure l'eclypse du soleil du 22. May 1724. doit paroitre en Lorraine;4) Questions faites à l'autheur du traité des eclypses sur ce qui concerne la lueur de la lune & c.;5) Remarques sur l'eclypse du soleil du 22. May 1724;6) Machine perpetuelle pour les eclypses & un calendrier universel;7) Nouveau systheme pour découvrir l'erreur des philosophes sur la maniere dont se fait la vision;8) Nouveau microscope, & découvertes singulieres;9) Lettre de Mr. Pitot.

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        Anfang einiger Vorstellungen der Vohrnehmsten GebŠude so wohl innerhalb der Stadt als in denen VorstŠdten von Wien.

      Aug. Vind. [Augsburg] : J.A. Pfeffel, [1719]. - Oblong folio, half calf and original speckled brown paper over boards, recently re-backed, raised bands with gilt floral ornaments in seven compartments. 29 (of 30) leaves comprising 2 engraved titles and 27 plates; lacking typographic privilege leaf, as is often the case. An unusually handsome, wide-margined copy of this marvelous collection of views of early eighteenth-century Vienna. The series begins with a beautifully designed allegorical plate consisting of a panoramic view of the city in the form of a relief panel on a monument surmounted by an eagle, with two figures nearby leaning on overturned urns from which water flows in cataracts to the bottom of the scene. Subsequent plates depict facades, squares, monuments, great houses, gardens, etc. These include "Der Schotten Platz," 'Prospect des Wienerischen Neu-Marckts," 'Die Furste Lichtenstainische Pallast,' 'Prospect eines Wienerischen Platzes der Hoff genannt,' "Prospect des Hohen Marckts zu Wien," ÔProspect von dem Lust-GebŠude und Garten,' "Prospect des Lust-GebŠudes bey Dornbach, Neu-Waldeck genannt,' and others. Nearly every plate is richly detailed and teeming with figures engaged in all manner of activities: a winter parade with sleighs, market scenes, bears with their trainers, cooks roasting meat on spits, gamboling dogs, performers on a stage, rearing and kicking horses, and so on. Most of the plates are after architect Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach (1693-1742) and three after his more famous father, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, court architect to the Hapsburgs and one of the towering figures of baroque architecture. Joseph Emanuel honed his skills in his father's atelier, working on several of his commissions and assisting him in the compilation of Entwurff, einer Historischen Architectur, 1721 (published in London as A Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture, 1737), an important comparative study of world architecture. A fine architect in his own right who obtained many important commissions and ultimately succeeded to his father's office of court architect, Joseph has nevertheless remained in his father's shadow. Johann Adam Delsenbach (1687-1765) studied portrait engraving with Augustin Fleischmann and attended the Nuremberg Academy of Painting. In 1710 he went to Vienna in response to Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach's call for engravers to work on his Entwurff, for which Delsenbach engraved many of the plates. He was subsequently appointed court engraver by Anton Florian Prince of Lichtenstein. CONDITION: Good, moderate wear, offsetting from leather corners to endpapers, occasional light foxing and soiling. The luxurious, wide margins of this copy make it especially appealing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentarii de regni Bohemiae, incorporatarumque provinciarum juribus ac privilegiis, nec non de hereditaria successione regiae Bohemorum familiae In Libros VI. divisi, Et inde a prima origine diligentissime & accurarissime deducti / Cum Animadversionibus Stranskii, Balbini Aliorumque . Cura atque studio Johan. Hermanni Schminckii, Qui Notas & locupletissimum Indicem adjecit. Melchioris Goldasti Heiminsfeldii Collectio Variorvm Consiliorvm De Svccessione Et Jvre Hereditario Familiae Regiae In Hvngariam, Bohemiam Acquisitasque Provincias

      Frankfurt, Dominic Sande. 1719 - 2 Bände in 1. 2 vols in 1. Folio 1 nn, 1222 Spalten, 352 Spalten; 704 Spalten, 22 nn. Blatt. Pergament der Zeit.Contemporary vellum. Fliegender Vorsatz fehlt, die ersten Seiten am Rand mit Knickspuren, sonst gut erhalten Front fly is missing, the first pages a bit torn, otherwise fine. Goldast was a Swiss born polyhistor (1578-1635) Auf dem Titel und im Kolophon in Tinte mit Wencelaw Grolmus unterschrieben. Hier eine spätere Ausgabe der "berühmten Deductionen über das Staatsrecht und sonstige Rechte Böhmens", zuerst 1619 in Frankfurt erschienen. Gonzenbach in ADB, Band 9, Seite 327 f. Important volume about the constitutional law and other laws of Bohemia.

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      London: Printed for James Bettenham. Very Good. 1719. First Edition. Hardcover. A satire upon Woodward's "State of Physic and Disease", 1718. The false Byfielde attribution seems to have been intended to suggest Dr. Timothy Byfield as the author. Probable first edition. Rainbow Caffee House, Dec. 14, 1718 mentioned on last page. Rebound in calf. Gilt decorated raised bands. Covers have double ruled gilt borders. Text tight, clean & intact. Title page has slightly darkened edges. Prior owners book plate . Rare Section; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 51 pages .

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        Neueröffneter Ehrentempel Merckwürdiger Antiquitaeten des Markgraffthums Oberlausitz, In welchen Allerhand bisher unbekandte, oder von anderen Autoribus nicht gründlich untersuchte Historische Nachrichten . getreulich angezeiget .

      David Richter, Leipzig und Budißin 1719 - Alles Aus beglaubigten Urkunden und Documentis publicis mühsam zusammen gebracht, mit beygefügten Diplomatibus, Tractaten und Brieffschaften bewiesen .in zwey Theilen . abgehandelt ., 18 nn., 380, 271, 20 nn.S., Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Titelkupfer, 7 Kupfertafeln u. zahlr. gefaltenen Stammtafeln. Einzige Ausgabe des nach Grossers Lausitzischen Merckwürdigkeiten (1714) zweiten großen Geschichtswerks über die Oberlausitz, selten. Carpzov, der bereits 1716 die Zittauer Stadtchronik herausgab, widmet sich im ersten Teil der Landeskunde der Oberlausitz, ihren Rechten und dem Münzwesen. Im zweiten Teil behandelt er die Genealogien der ältesten Adelsgeschlechter der Oberlausitz. Es fehlt die Landkarte. - Einband etwas berieben und an den Kanten gering bestoßen. Fliegende Vorsätze erneuert. Vorrede und Register durch Feuchtigkeitseinwirkung etwas angerädert und mit kleinen Randfehlstellen, Ränder mit Japanpapier eingefaßt. Einige nachfolgenede bzw. vorhergehende Seiten mit Feuchtigkeitspuren am Rand, der größte Teil des Buches ohne Feuchtigkeitsspuren, nur vereinzelt etwas gebräunt und gering fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description historique et géographique de la France ancienne et moderne.

      Jacques-Henry Pralard, Paris 1719 - 2 tomes en un volume in-folio en plein veau au dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés. 4 ff (Titre, avis aux lecteurs), 386 pp, 1ff ( Titre) 390 pp et une page de privilèges. Vignettes en pages-de-titre, bandeaux, lettrines, et culs-de-lampe par de Poilly. 9 cartes dépliantes par d'Anville. Rare édition originale car interdite par le Régent. Coiffes arasées, frottements au dos, sur les plats et aux coupes, mors fendu sur la longueur d'un caisson en tête et en queue du plat supérieur. Coins usés. Papier parfois jauni et quelques rousseurs. Pendant l'impression de cet ouvrage l'abbé Beraud, de concert avec Denis Godefroy, l'abbé Le Grand, et l'abbé de Fleury, y firent, par ordre du régent, des changements et des retranchements que l'auteur ne voulut pas admettre. Cela retarda de trois années la publication du livre, lequel parut enfin en 1722, avec des cartons et un nouveau titre qui ne porte ni le nom de l'auteur ni celui du lieu d'impression. (cf Brunet) Longuerue, Louis du Four de, abbé de Saint-Jean-du-Gard, et de Sept-Fontaines, critique et historien français, né à Charleville (Ardennes) en 1652, mort en 1733. Il connaissait la plupart des langues de l'Europe et de l'Orient, et possédait une vaste érudition. On lui doit des ouvrages sur la chronologie, des mélanges de littérature et des dissertations estimées sur des particularités de l'histoire de France. C'était un travailleur infatigable, un esprit alerte et fécond en saillies, irritable et tranchant. Des membres de l'académie des inscriptions l'ayant engagé à se présenter pour faire partie de leur compagnie : "J'y penserai, leur répondit-il, lorsque vous aurez quitté vôtre galimatias." Un autre jour des moines lui demandèrent le nom de son confesseur. "Je vous le dirai, répondit Longuerue, irrité de cette question indiscrète, quand vous m'aurez appris qui était celui de notre père Saint-Augustin." (Cf Larousse XIXème) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Justice of Peace's Vade Mecum: Being a Compleat Summary of All.

      1719 - London, 1719. Only edition. A Rare English JP Manual Based on Young and Blackerby [Great Britain]. [Justices of the Peaces]. The Justice of Peace's Vade Mecum: Being a Compleat Summary of All the Acts of Parliament Relating to Justices of Peace; Shewing the Various Offenses by Statute, And the Particular Power of One, Two, Three, Or More Justices, In Their Proceedings and Determinations, As Well In as Out of the Sessions, Under Several Distinct Heads. To Which are Added, Some Adjudged Cases Concerning Justices of Peace, And the Several Branches of Their Business; Instructions for Drawing All Manner of Warrants, Commitments, &c. In All Common Matters. The Whole Done in an Alphabetical Method, With an Exact Table. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1719. [xiv], 250 pp. 12mo. (5-1/4" x 3-1/4"). Handsome period-style paneled calf (by J. May, London), outer sections speckled, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine, black rules along pastedowns. Light rubbing to extremities, front joint cracked, front hinge just starting at head. Title printed within ruled border. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in a few places, rule at lower corner of title page touched by trimming due to printer error. Early owner annotation to front endleaf, early owner signature to head of title page. $750. * Only edition. According to the preface, this anonymous work is drawn from the most useful parts of Blackerby's Justice of Peace (1711) and Young's Justices, Their Vade Mecum and Cornucopia (1620) with additional material by the author. OCLC and the ESTC locates 5 copies worldwide, 3 in North America, 2 in law libraries (Harvard, University of Minnesota). English Short-Title Catalogue N6821. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Breviarium Chronologicum.

      Ed. sexta. 8 Bll., 879, (16) S. (Index) Pgmt. d. Zt. m. hs. Rückentitel. Einb. etw. staublf., kl. Ausschnitt am Tit. sonst tadellos. . Beigeb.: SCHRADER, Christoph. Tabulae Chronologicae a prima Rerum Origine ad Natum Christum, et inde ad nostra tempora olim a Gebh. Theodoro Meiero, nec non Caspare Cörbero. Helmstadt, Hermann Daniel Hamm 1719. 80 S., 14 w. Bll. - Vorl. tabulare Chronologie reicht von Anni Mindi 100.000 (Mundi et Adami) bis 1717. - Aegidius Strauch (1632-1682), lutherischer Theologe, studierte als erstes Geschichte, Mathematik und orientalische Sprachen, bevor er sich der Theologie widmete. Strauch entwickelte sich zu einem strengen Kritiker der Calvinisten, Synkretisten und Papisten nach seinem Umzug nach Danzig 1669 als Pastor an der Trinitatiskirche und Rector des Athenäums, wurden seine Druckschriften diesbezüglich immer polemischer. Die lokale Geistlichkeit sah sich gezwungen, Strauch zu entlassen, nach dem er folgendes Prädikat zum Tod des Königs von Polen formulierte: "den außerhalb der wahren Kirche Seienden, von deren Bekehrung man nichts wisse, dürfe man diesen Titel nicht geben." Strauß wurde gefangengehalten bis 1678, wo er wegen der Zerwürfnisse mit der Danziger Geistlichkeit einen "Friedens"-Vertrag unterschreiben mußte. (vgl. ADB XXXVI, 525ff.)

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        CONVERSATIONS WITH A LADY, ON THE PLURALITY OF WORLDS. Written in French by M. Fontenelle, Author of the Dialogues of the Dead. Translated by Mr. Glanvill. The Fourth Edition. With the Addition of a Sixth Conversation. To Which is Also Added, a Discourse Concerning the Antients and Modern. Written by the Same Autho: and Translated by Mr. Hughes

      London: Printed by J. Darby, for M. Wellington, at the King's Head, over against St. Clement's Church in the Strand, 1719.. 12mo, pp. [i-iii] iv-x [xi-xii] 1-176 [177-178] 179-211 [212: blank] [213-216: ads], two inserted plates, one folded, early full paneled calf, spine panel tooled in gold and blind, brown leather title label affixed to spine panel. The fourth edition of the Glanvill translation, with additions. Fontenelle's ENTRETIENS SUR LA PLURALITE DES MONDES, his most famous and frequently reprinted and translated book, was first published in 1686. It is "the first example in French of a learned work placed within the reach of an educated but non specialized public." - DSB, V, 59. A popular account of the systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Tycho Brahe in dialogue form, the treatise "awakened general interest in astronomy and popularized the scientific system of inquiry; it also emphasized the small space occupied by man and this planet relatively to the rest of the universe. The work was ridiculed by Voltaire, though it suggested his MICROMEGAS." - The Oxford Companion to French Literature (1959), p. 278. The first of the three seventeenth-century English translations was A DISCOURSE OF THE PLURALITY OF WORLDS ... Translated into English by Sir W. D. Knight. (Dublin: Printed by Andr. Crook and Sam. Helsham, for William Norman, 1687). The first edition of the Glanvill translation (containing five dialogues) was published in 1688, the same year Aphra Behn's translation of Fontenelle's book, A DISCOVERY OF NEW WORLDS, was published in London by William Canning. A later translation by Gardiner was first published in London by Bettesworth and E. Curll in 1715. "In all the literature of the cosmic voyage there was no book more popular than Fontenelle's CONVERSATIONS OF THE PLURALITY OF WORLDS. Translated again and again, it seemed to the British peculiarly their own book, read for at least a century both by men and by those 'ladies' of whom we have many a description, one of whom would read it aloud to others who were busily engaged in making strawberry jam. This was a book, indeed, that warranted a subtitle I once discovered in an eighteenth-century popularization of astronomy: 'Science made clear to the Meanest Capacities, even those of Women and Children.'" - Nicolson, Voyages to the Moon, pp. 58-9. Fontenelle's book "became a seminal influence on proto science fiction ... This is one of the earliest works ever written popularizing science, notably astronomy, for the layman, which it does by wittily presenting its speculations -- many about the possibility of life on other worlds -- in the form of conversations after dinner between the author and a marquise." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 437. See Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel (1951), pp. 22-4 and Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Men in Space (1968), pp. 21-2 for a good summary of the book. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years, p. 853. See Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 368 (one copy of this edition recorded). Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires, et de la Science Fiction, pp. 341-42. CBEL II, 1513. Recently rebacked to style, text paper tanned, some scattered foxing, but overall a clean, tight, very good copy. A nice copy of a scarce edition of this classic work. (#153244)

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        FRANKEN. - Karte., "Tabula Geographica nova exhibens partem infra Montanam Burggraviatus Norimbergensis sive Principatum Onolsbacensen".

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Michael Kauffer nach Johann Georg Vetter, 1719, 79 x 74 cm. Johann Georg Vetter (1681 - 1745) war Feldmesser in Ansbach. - Die von vier Platten gedruckte Karte zeigt das Gebiet von Schlüsselfeld im Norden bis Nördlingen im Süden und von Weikersheim und Ochsenfurt im Westen bis Altdorf und Lauf im Osten. - Geglättete Faltspuren, sonst wohl erhalten. - In den vier Ecken jeweils große Kartuschen mit Wappen und Erklärungen. - Seltene, großformatige Karte. BAYERN, Franken, Landkarten

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        \"Tabula Geographica nova exhibens partem infra Montanam Burggraviatus Norimbergensis sive Principatum Onolsbacensen\".

       Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Michael Kauffer nach Johann Georg Vetter, 1719, 79 x 74 cm. Johann Georg Vetter (1681 - 1745) war Feldmesser in Ansbach. - Die von vier Platten gedruckte Karte zeigt das Gebiet von Schlüsselfeld im Norden bis Nördlingen im Süden und von Weikersheim und Ochsenfurt im Westen bis Altdorf und Lauf im Osten. - Geglättete Faltspuren, sonst wohl erhalten. - In den vier Ecken jeweils große Kartuschen mit Wappen und Erklärungen. - Seltene, großformatige Karte. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken, Landkarten

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        Leopold Mozarts Hochfürstl. Salzburgischen Vice-Capellmeisters gründliche Violinschule, mit vier Kupfertafeln und einer Tabelle. Dritte vermehrte Auflage.

      Kl.4. Gest. Frontisp., Titelbl., 2 nn. Bll. (Vorrede L. Mozarts), 268 S., mit 3 Kupfertafeln, 4 nn. Bll. (Register), mit Kopfleisten, Kopfstücken, großen u. kleinen Schlußvignetten u. in den Text eingefügten kleinen Illustrationen (Notenzeichen, Geigenbogen), sowie zahlreichen Notenbeispielen. Halblederband d. Zeit m. neuem Rüschi., Buchschnitt rotgefärbt. Einbd. abgerieben u. bestoßen, Rücken und Vorsätze fachgerecht erneuert, Seiten kaum gebräunt, wenig fleckig. Frontispiz verso etwas fingerfleckig, mit e. kleinen Randausriss, (Brand?)fleck im Blattaussenrand ab etwa S. 200, die letzten 10 Blätter mit unterlegten Fehlstellen (wegen Papierzerfall) mit geringem Textverlust im unteren Drittel der Blattes. Mit e. Namenszug v. alter Hand am Titelblatt (Karl Wolf). ADB 22,421f. GV 99,320. Riemann, Personen,l-Z,265. Vgl. Wurzbach 19,287ff. - vorliegende dritte Auflage, gilt als letzte maßgebliche bzw. endgültige Fassung von L. Mozarts Violinschule. M. (1719-1787), geborener Augsburger, Vicekapellmeister am erzbischöflichen Hof in Salzburg, gab sein, für die damalige Zeit geniales Lehrwerk - etwas Gleichartiges hatte es bis dahin nicht gegeben und er hatte dafür keinerlei Vorbild - 1756, im Geburtsjahr seines Sohnes Wolfgang Amadeus, erstmals heraus. Das lebendige anschauliche Werk "..ward von kritischen Autoritäten als das erste seiner Gattung wegen seiner Vortrefflichkeit sehr geschätzt erlebte häufige Auflagen und wurde in..(mehrere) Sprachen übersetzt." Das gestochene Frontispiz zeigt den violinspielenden Leopold Mozart, die drei weiteren Tafeln Beispiele zur richtigen bzw. falschen Körper- u. Handhaltung beim Violinspiel.

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        Le Royaume de Siam avec les Royaumes qui luy sont tributaires et les Isles de Sumatra Andemaon etc

      Amsterdam 1719 - Bella e accurata mappa delle Indie Orientali, che copre i territori della Tailandia, Cambogia, Vietnam, la penisola malese, il Golfo del Bengala, centrata sulla Malacca e Borneo. La mappa fu pubblicata nell'Atlas Historique di H. A. Chatelain, edito ad Amsterdam tra il 1705 e il 1720. L'atlante, in 7 volumi, è innovativo per la sua epoca perché combina le mappe geografiche con incisioni e informazioni di carattere geografico, storico, etnografico e araldico. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Interesting map of Southeast Asia, extending from Thailand, Cambodia, Viet Nam, and the Malay Peninsula and Gulf of Bengal in the North to Java and Sumatra in the South, centered on Malacca and Borneo. Taken from Chatelain's Atlas Historique, published in Amsterdam between 1705 and 1720. Copper engraving, hand-coloured, in excellent condition. Higly decorative. Dimensioni 445 390mm

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        [Photo Album]: Mount Alison Ladies College

      Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada: , 1917-1920, 1719. Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. 1917-1920. Oblong octavo measuring 6" x 8". String-tied black cloth over flexible paper boards with "photographs" stamped on the front board. Contains 62 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring around 2.5" x 3" and 3.5" x 5.5" with captions. Very good album with worn edges, some detached pages, and tears with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a woman while attending Mount Allison Ladies College. The photos in this album are from the years 1917-1920. Throughout the album there are group photos of the faculty and students around campus as well as candid images of the women. These include girl's posing in the gymnasium, participating in a marching drill on the campus grounds, and in various costumes. One photo from November 1917 shows a girl posing with a gun, another shows two women pretending to get married with one dressed as a groom and the other a bride, and a variety of Halloween costumes. The girls are also seen cuddling in bed together in their pajamas and posing with school pennants. There are also group photos of the graduating classes of 1918 and 1919 with girls in full graduation cap and gown. One section of photos shows the "Lawn Drill" which was a favorite part of the closing exercises and involved the girls marching and forming shapes on a field with their bodies. Towards the end of the album there are photos of men in World War I with images of men in uniform and one of two men posing by a canon. Beginning in 1854 the "Ladies College" was formed as a branch of the Mount Allison Boy's Academy in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. An editorial written by Mary Electa Adams, a teacher at Mount Allison in 1855, discussed how instead of the normal method of teaching women Mount Allison's programs aimed at "producing women of intellectual Vigour." Adams felt that "women needed and deserved a rigorous academic program." The college was the first in the British Empire to award women a bachelor's degree. An interesting collection of photographs depicting a young woman's education during World War I. .

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        A New Map of the English Empire in North America

      1719 - Sheet Dimensions: 20.25 x 24.25 in. Framed Dimensions: 31 x 34.75 in. Copper-plate engraving, outline color. “A New Map of the English Empire in America,” a highly detailed map of the English colonies in North America, is a second state of a map first published by Robert Morden in 1695. The title cartouche states the map was revsied by Senex in 1719, with royal arms above the cartouche inscribed with a dedication to Hewer, Edgy Hewer of Clapham Esq. This map gives us a fascinating glance of the known knowledge of the geography and topography, as well as the current settlements, of the United States and Canada in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by the English. The detailed depictions of the cities and towns along the eastern coast include Boston, Cape Cod, Long Island, Philadelphia, Jamestown, Norfolk, Charlestown and Cape Canaveral. Topographical and geographical information, such as the Chesapeake Bay (Chefapeak Bay), Hudson’s Bay (Hudsons Bay), the Appalachian Mountians (Apalitea), the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River (R. Mitchispi or Rio Grande) are depicted.

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        Institutiones Rei Herbariae

      Paris: E Typograpia Regia, 1719. Third edition. leather_bound. Contemporary mottled calf. 3 vols. Very good. 25 x 19 cm. Vol.1 text. [A3, *-***4, E4, I4, A-Ssss4, A4, A-G4, H2.] Engraved title and 252 plates; Engraved title and 237 plates. Illustrated with 3 copper-engraved titles, copper-engraved title-page emblem, copper-engraved initials and headpieces, woodcut tailpieces, and 489 full-page copper-engraved plates. First published in French as Elemens de botanique in 1694, this edition was published in the year that Tournefort embarked on his travels to the East to collect plants and make other observations, spending two years travelling through the islands of Greece, Constantinople, the Black Sea, Armenia and Georgia. This work however is based on his western European tours and experience. Claude Aubriet...attracted the attention of Tournefort, who commissioned him to make the engravings for his celebrated Elemens de botanique, 1694 which in its later Latin version Institutiones  rei herbariae 1700 had so far-reaching an effect on plant classification by defining the genera. These illustrations, made no doubt under  Tournefort's direct supervision, are remarkable for the accuracy of their dissections." - BLUNT, p. 124. This is the final edition of the work and has more plates than the two preceeding ones." NISSEN p.1997. Bookseller label of W. Junk, Berlin. Text and plate volumes clean, toning to endpapers, modest extremity wear, spines gilt with six compartments.

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        Institutiones rei herbarieae. Editio tertia.

      Ex Typ. Regia, 1719. 3 voll., in 8°, m. tela no coeva, cc.nn. 3 + pp. XXXII + cc.nn. 8 + pp. 695 + cc.nn. 5 + pp. 58 (1° vol. di solo testo) + 489 tavv. (2° e 3° vol.). Front. fig. Testate, capilettera e finaline.

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        America, Louisiana - Henri Chatelain, 1719.

      "Carte de la nouvelle France, on se voit le cours des Grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens et de Mississippi". Copper engraving by Henri Chatelain. Published in Amsterdam 1719. From Chatelain's ?Atlas Historique et M?thodique?. With original hand colouring. Size: 42,1 x 48,4 cm.Beautiful map of eastern North America copied from De Fer, and designed to show the courses of the St. Laurence and the Mississippi rivers.Containing lots of inland detail with notes and vignettes of the indigenous peoples and fauna of North America. In an inset at top left the coast of Louisiana, in another inset at bottom right a panoramic view and plan of Quebec. Louisiana and the Mississippi valley are based on Delisle's manuscript map of 1701. The geography of New England and Eastern Canada originates with Franquelin. A large-scale map of the Mississippi delta and Mobile Bay, based on the voyage of Le Moyne is inset at top left.The map is filled with wildlife, scenes of Indians hunting, Indian villages and notations, and the oceans are embellished with numerous ships, canoes and sea monsters. The map was issued to promote the newly established Compagnie Francoise Occident, which was formed to fund the debt of Louix XIV and offered inducements to encourage settlement in Louisiana.Price: ?2.250,- (excl VAT/BTW).

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        Glossarium antiquitatum Britannicarum, sive syllabus etymologicus antiquitatum veteris Britanniae atque Iberniae temporibus Romanorum ... Accedunt D. Edvardi Luidii

      Londini: W. Bowyer, 1719. First edition, 8vo, pp. [6], xiv, [4], 277, [27]; engraved frontis portrait, typographical embellishments throughout, profusion of fonts, including black letter, Greek, Hebrew, Saxon and Roman; Lhwyd's appendix on the signification of British place names; and an 8-p. list of subscribers, including Sir Isaac Newton, Edmund Halley, John Evelyn, William Wootton and Sir Hans Sloane; full contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, red morocco label; joints starting, extremities rubbed, old pencil annotations in Welsh on flyleaf; good and sound, unrestored. "In 1719 [Baxter] published his dictionary of British antiquities … an erudite work [to which is] prefixed a fine portrait of the author by Virtue after Highmore" (DNB). Kennedy 1547, noting also edition of 1731 and 1733. Scarce. Lowndes notes that only 350 copies were printed.

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      Tonson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some discoloration of first several pages. . Piece missing from page 163 which does affect text slightly.. 1719. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Recently rebound with remnant of original spine attached. Twelve engravings present. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 315 pages; Leather, very scarce, only one other copy available online at point of this writing. Includes index .

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        Grosser Herren Stands- und Adelicher Haus-Vatter, bestehend in fünf Büchern, …, anderer Theil.

       .. mit Rechtlichen Anmerckungen auf allerhand vorfallende Begebenheiten versehen durch Herrn Johann Christoph Donauern. Mit Abbildungen, Nürnberg, Franckfurt und Leipzig in Verlegung Christoph Riegels seel. Wittib und Erben. Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbulner, 1719, (7 Blätter), Seite (1) bis Seite 736, (richtig: 735, Seite 501 ist bei der Paginierung nicht vergeben worden), (restliche Seiten fehlen), Seiten 467 bis 470 mit falscher Seitenzählung, 35,5x23,5, geprägter Schweinslederband (auf Holzdeckeln) mit 2 Schließen, etwas fleckig, Ecken gering bestoßen, Vorsatzblatt fehlt, vereinzelt kleine Randaus- und -einrisse, Innengelenke aufgeplatzt, Seite 233/234 mit Einriß, Seiten stellenweise stockfleckig und gebräunt, möglicherweise etwas späterer Einband, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, dekorativ,Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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      Lombardia 1719 - Carta della Lombardia, cartiglio con il titolo decorato con due figure di angeli con tromba, festoni di fiori e frutta, sormontato dall'aquila bicipite. Colorata d'epocaBibliografia: Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1048 mm 333x392

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        FRANKEN. - Karte. "Tabula Geographica nova exhibens partem infra Montanam Burggraviatus Norimbergensis sive Principatum Onolsbacensen".

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Michael Kauffer nach Johann Georg Vetter, 1719, 79 x 74 cm. Johann Georg Vetter (1681 - 1745) war Feldmesser in Ansbach. - Die von vier Platten gedruckte Karte zeigt das Gebiet von Schlüsselfeld im Norden bis Nördlingen im Süden und von Weikersheim und Ochsenfurt im Westen bis Altdorf und Lauf im Osten. - Geglättete Faltspuren, sonst wohl erhalten. - In den vier Ecken jeweils große Kartuschen mit Wappen und Erklärungen. - Seltene, großformatige Karte.

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        [The Holy Bible.]

      [Edinburgh: James Watson, 1719. 16mo, lacking all before Z2, the text beginning with The Proverbs; separate title page for the New Testament, ruled in red throughout; contemporary red goatskin with an all-over gilt design in the "cottage-roof" style, rebacked, the gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments neatly laid down, a.e.g.; the extremities are worn and rubbed but the binding is sound, and attractive.

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        Jacobi, Sive Actii Synceri Sannazarii, Neapolitani, Viri Patricii, Poemata Ex antiquis Editionibus accuratissime descriptio...

      Patavii [Pavia, 1719] Excudebat Josephus Cominus. Hard Cover. Quarto, 4 p.l., lii, 248, 54 p., 2 leaves. (a-f4, g6, A-Hh4, A-G4); engraved portrait front.; engraving on title-page; printer's device? engraved on colophon. Title continues: Accessit ejusdem Vita, Jo. Antonio Vulpio Auctore, Item Gabrielis Altilii, Et Honorati Fascitelli Carmina Nonnulla. Contains a biography of Sannazaro (una vita, p. i-xxiii) by Giovanni Antonio Volpi, 1686-1766. "Index Rerum Memorabilium, Quae In Sannazarii Poematis Continentur," pp. 241-247 with a few entries inked out. "Gabrielis Altilii, Sannazarii Sodalis, Epithalamium," last 54 pages. "Catalogus Librorum, qui hactenus prodierunt Patavii ex Typographia Cominiana, sumtibus Vulpiorum instituta" (list of books by the publisher), last leaf. Bound in full contemporary gold-tooled vellum, all edges gilt. Brunet V: 127; this edition not in NUC; cf. 519: 475 for Napoli, 1718 edition. Stock#OB024.

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        Southern Africa - Chatelain.

      ?Carte du Royaume de Congo, du Monomotapa et de la Cafrerie"Later met de hand gekleurde kopergravure van het zuidelijk deel van Afrika van de hand van Henri Chatelain. Uitgegeven te Amsterdam ca. 1719. Formaat: ca. 40,5 x 52 cm.Deze kaart werd eerder door Guillaume Delisle gemaakt, maar door Chatelain nu aangevuld met tekstblok rechtsonder. Congo, Monomotapa en het land van de Kaffers worden beschreven. De kaart zit vol details, met name over de stammen en koninkrijkjes en er zijn verschillende verwijzingen naar goudmijnen en handel die er plaats vond. De kaart komt uit Chatelaines Atlas Historique.Prijs: ?750,- (excl. BTW, excl. lijst).

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