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        Christoph. Fischeri Fleißiges Herren-Auge oder Kluger und wohl-abgerichteter Hauß-Halter. Das ist; Gruendlicher Unterricht von Bestell-und Führung eines nutz-und einträglichen Land-Lebens, und Wirthschafft.

      Nürnberg. Rüdiger.1719. 4. Aufl. verb. 3 Bände. 21 x 17 cm. 7 Blatt, 342 Seiten, 7 Blatt, - 1 Blatt, 312 Seiten, 27 Blatt, - 4 Blatt, 588 Seiten, 13 Blatt. Moderne Halbjeder Einbände. Tadellos erhalten. Umfangreiches, nahezu 1300 Seiten umfassendes Kompendium über alle Fragen der Haus - und Landwirtschaft, Obstbau, Fischerei, Brauerei, Brantwein, Weinberge, Viehzucht, Geflügel, Registratur und vieles mehr. In Band eins mit einem schönen, ganzseitigen Kupfer als Frontispiz, in Band zwei zwölf halbseitige Kupferstiche die Monate betreffend. Durchgehend etwas gebräunt, aber wohl erhalten. Exlibris; Hans Dedi. Versand D: 6,00 EUR 18. Jahrhundert; Blumen und Pflanzen; Fischen; Fischerei; Fischzucht; Garten; Gartenbau; Gartenkunst; Jagd; Pflanzen; Teichbau

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        Discursus legales de Commercio in duos tomos distributi. In quibus fusissime tractantur materiae concernentes Assecurationes. Naves, Naula, & Naulizationes. Jactus, Avarias, seu Contributiones. Praedas, & Praedationes. Societates, & Decoctiones. Accommendas, & Implicitas. Cambia Nundinaria, & Maritima. Giratas literarum Cambii, & Chirographor. Et alia Universam Mercaturam pertinentia... Consulatus Maris... ultra brevem Tractatum De Avariis Quintini Weytsen, in 2 voll.

      Jo Cajetanum Tartinium & Sanctem Franchium, 1719. "seconda ediz., in folio (cm 32,6x20,7), primo vol. pp. 6 nn., xj, 391, 17 nn., CLXXIII, 28 nn.; vol. secondo pp. 8 nn., xix, 1 b., 504, 59, (4 pp. nn. tra la p. 420 e la 421); p/perg. coeva, ds. a nervi con tit. e fregi manos., front. del 1° vol. in rosso e nero, m. testatine, grandi capil., finalini e vignette ai front. delle varie parti, testo su due colonne. L'A., allievo di Gian Pietro Grimaldo, di Giuseppe Brondi e di Diego Lopez, ebbe la laurea in Utroque Iure a Genova nel 1691, ottenendo l'iscrizione al Collegio dei Giureconsulti; qui esercitò la professione legale fino al 1716 quando il Granduca di Toscana lo nominò uditore della Rota di Siena, passò poi alla Rota di Firenze e fu membro del Consiglio del Granduca; dotato di acutezza e profondità di ragionamento, di eccezionale cultura giuridica, di profonda conoscenza della prassi giudiziaria e degli usi commerciali, ha pubblicato questa che è la sua opera fondamentale, tra il 1707 ed il 1729, in cui commenta le decisioni della Rota di Genova, di Roma, di Firenze, di Lucca e di altre città; nel suo ""Discursus generalis de assecurationibus"" delinea i principi del contratto di assicurazione come nessuno aveva fatto prima. Il Discursus Generale de Commercio è l'opera più importante e più completa sul diritto economico e commerciale nel XVII secolo. OPAC Catalogo del Polo BNCF di Firenze. Esemplare fresco con carta bianca e forte, ex libris, piccoli restauri ben eseguiti ai ds. Raro. 299/34"

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        L'Empire du Japon, Tiré des Cartes des Japonnois.

      1719 - Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 380 x 440mm. A fine, dark impression. A map of Japan based on Reland's landmark map of 1715, with Japanese script naming the sixty-six provinces. Under the map is a large cartouche with the shields of the noble families of Japan and a text describing the Japanese sources for his map (although not mentioning Reland). To the right is an inset chart of Nagasaki Harbour. The map was published in the 'Atlas Historique' a seven-volume atlas that is usually attributed to Henri Abraham Châtelain; however Hubbard and other recent writers posit that it was his brother Zacherie who compiled the work. HUBBARD: 73.

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        La Tentation de St. Antoine. Le Pot-Pourri de Loth. Ornée de figures.

      2 Teile in einem Band. 19,5x13 cm. Vortitel, Front., Titel, 9 Bll. (num 2-10), 8 Taf. (num2-9), 8 SS. Musik Vortit., Front., Titel, 9 Bll. (num. 2-10), 8 Taf. (num. 2.9), 12 SS. Musik, alles in Kupferstich. Hardcover. Brauner Kalbsledereinband d. Zt. mit Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung. Goldschnitt. Sehr dekorativ! Gute bis sehr gute Erhaltung. Innen: Front. v. Bd. 1 mit kl. Wasserrand oben, sonst nur vereinzelt, meist am Seitenrand, stockfleckig. Michel-Jean Sedaine (* 2. Juni 1719 in Paris 17. Mai 1797 ebenda) war ein französischer Bühnendichter. (Wikip.)

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        Lex Constitutionis: or, the Gentleman's Law. Being A Compleat Treatise of all the Laws and Statutes relating to the King and the Prerogative of the Crown; the Nobility; and House of Lords . . . And Also, An Introduction to the Common Law of England [etc]

      Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling . . . for B. Lintot, London 1719 - Contemporary calf, extra gilt, gilt crests ("Mea Gloria Fides"), rubbed, the lower spine just chipped, else clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy First edition of a work for which Jacob claimed he had consulted over one hundred authorities, praised by Holdsworth as "a learned book . . . the idea of making such a book was original; and the main features of the constitution are set out" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia. Tempore eiusdem Auctoris, scilicèt, Impressa, necnon Autographa, & Romae in Angelica Bibliotheca originaliter asservata. Cum additamentis in Cronhistoria Praefectorum Sacrarii Apostolici, Bibliothecariorum, Custodum, atque novarum Inscriptionum usque ad praesens Bibliothecae Vaticanae. Accedit in principio Primi, & Secundi Tomi Index Tractatuum. Mit ca. 30 Vignetten, 2 gestochenen Initialen u. ca. 80 Holzschnitt-Initialen, 3 Text-Kupfern, 2 typografische mehrfach gefalt. Tafeln sowie ca. 15 typogr. Text-Holzschnitte und 10 Tafeln davon 1 gefalt und teils mit mehreren Abb. 2 Bde.

      Rom Michaelis 1719 - 4°. 2 w. Bll., 8 Bll., 511(1) S., 2 w. Bll. u. 2 w., Bll., 4 Bll., 463 (1) S., 61 Bll. (=Index), 2 w. Bl. (letztes fehlt). Perg. d. Zt. mit verg. Ldr.-RSch. (leicht berieben u. bestoßen, minimal fleckig, Bd.2: RSch. mit kl Randläsuren). Erste Gesamtausgabe. Brunet IV, 1340. Graesse VI/1, 142. LThK VIII, 924: "Rocca (1545-1620) ist einer von den wenigen liturgisch-archäologischen Schriftstellern, der seine Zeit zu überleben verdient hat. 1614 schenkte er seine in 40 Jahren gesammelte Bibliothek dem Konvent S. Agostino mit der Auflage, sie dem Publikum zugänglich zu halten: es war die erste öffentliche Bibliothek Roms; sie zählte über 150000 Bde. (und) ca. 3000 Handschriften . Die Gesamtausgabe seiner eigenen Schriften (vorliegend) (Rom 1719) enthält nur 49 von den über 60 Werken, die . bei Ossinger und Perini zusammen vollständig verzeichnet sind." - Titelei leicht fingerfleckig, teils papierbedingt minimal gebräunt, Bibl.-Stempel auf Titel, NaV. Bd.2: zum Ende hingehend immer stärker werdende Wurmlöcher, meist jedoch nur mit geringem Textverlust. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A System of Experimental Philosophy Prov'd by Mechanicks, wherein the principles and laws of Physicks, Mechanicks, Hydrostaticks, and Opticks, are demonstrated and explained at large, by a great number of curious experiments. . .

      London:: Printed for B. Creake, ... J. Sackfield ...; And sold by W. Mears, ... 1719., 1719. Sm. 4to. [xxii], 201, [5] pp. 10 folding engraved copperplates, 5 figs. (pp. 24, 54, 75, 112), half-title is a publisher's ad for Boerhaave, rear publisher's ads [2 ff.], head and tail-pieces; title edges chipped. With errata. Title (+ p.101) perforated stamp and with a rubber stamp on verso, of the John Crerar Library, eight plates with the ex-library rubber stamp on versos; waterstained throughout. WITH FREQUENT EARLY INK CORRECTIONAL NOTES. Modern half blind-stamped dark calf, gilt spine title, raised bands, marbled paper over boards, new endleaves, bindery ticket at rear: Pat M. Bruno. Inscription on recto of front blank (verso is ad for Boerhaave book), "W. --- 1720 Power." SPURIOUS EDITION OF DESAGULIERS' FAMOUS PRIVATE LECTURES CONTAINING NOTES ON BOYLE'S AIR PUMP AND NEWTON ON COLOR THEORY. FIRST ENLARGED EDITION, early issue, without "All carefully Examined and Corrected by Mr. Desaguliers" on title [which otherwise is re-titled, "Lectures of Experimental Philosophy"]. Includes: Sir Isaac Newton's Colours. Proposition. Lights which differ in Colour, differ also in Degrees of Refrangibility. Initially published without the author's permission and then, by evidence of the printed Preface, agreed to issue the book with an erratum. There are multiple forms of this edition as different copies collate differently (Andrade, Kenney, Honeyman copies). The Honeyman copy, called a second edition, has two title-pages, and the Preface by Desaguliers, with an imprint of 1719. There are also differences in the title-pages. The fiasco of the unauthorized edition is the cause of the various issue differences. "Perhaps Dawson hoped ... to ingratiate himself with his patron, but instead he incurred the wrath of the lecturer. Immediately Desaguliers became aware of the book, which he called 'ill put together, sadly transcrib'd and worse corrected', he approached the booksellers. He found that two-thirds of the imprint had already been sold by Messrs Mears, Creake and Sackfield, but they paid him ten guineas 'to pacifie me'. They also promised to insert into all remaining copies a preface that Desaguliers would write, together with a substantial errata. The preface follows the Dawson dedication in some copies of the book entitled, A System of Experimental Philosophy, but precedes it in another version called Lectures in Experimental Philosophy." See: Carpenter, pp. 34-5, 119. Contents: Mechanical experiments, Mechanical powers & definitions; How to make a heavy Body seem to rise it self; gravity, balance, leaver, pulley, wheel axle, wedge, screw, laws of nature, hydrostatics; Description of Robert Boyle's Air-Pump (uses & experiments); How to make an air vacuum; Barometers, Thermometers, Hydrometers; Catoptrichs; Dioptrichs; Sir Isaac Newton's Colours; Condensing Engine; "Rowley's Horary being a machine to represent the Motion of the Moon about the Earth, and the Earth, Venus and Mercury about the Sun." The preface, written by Desaguliers himself, explains that this volume of lectures was released "before I designed to publish them." He then retells how Paul Dawson "took a copy of the lectures ... that they may be service to him when he went thro' my courses, and they were afterwards sold and published without my knowledge." He obtained a copy of the text and made numerous corrections - thus the micro-print 1 ½ page errata. The he invites the owner to annotate the book throughout "before he begins to read the lectures." And indeed, the owner named Powers did annotate this copy - clear evidence he read that Preface. (A2-3). The DNB asserts that Desaguliers, "held in great esteem by Sir Isaac Newton," "is said to have been the first to deliver learned lectures to general audiences. Lectures by him, at his London house were widely attended and were made attractive by experiments." In addition it mentions that Paul Dawson was responsible for the work and that Desaguliers himself "disavowed" himself of the edition. - DNB (pp. 850-1). Nicholas A Hans describes the types of persons attending Desaguliers' lectures: "merchants, craftsmen and clerks, and his private audiences consisted of gentlemen and courtiers and included ladies as well." - Nicholas A Hans, New Trends in Education in the Eighteenth Century, (1951), p. 141. Westfall says of Desaguliers, he "became a fixture at the meetings [of the Royal Society], where he carried out sets of experiments intimately related to various aspects of Newtonian natural philosophy. Some of his experiments, such as the transmission of heat through a vacuum, influenced Newton's views, and other found their way into the third edition of the Principia." - Never at Rest, pp. 685-6. Writing for the DSB, A. Rupert Hall, points out that Desaguliers did not produce his own version of these lectures until 1734, "when he took occasion to denounce this unauthorized version..." - DSB, IV, pp. 43-6. John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683-1744), born at La Rochelle, emigrated to England in 1685 [as a Huguenot refugee, hidden in a tub at 2-years of age], studied at Oxford, he became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1714. As the Society's experimenter and a close friend of Newton he often verified Newton's theories through experimentation. "In 1717 he published Physico-Mechanical Lectures, an eighty-page abstract of the twenty-two lectures of his course. Although not authorized by Desaguliers, the present work is the first full account of his lectures, edited by his student Paul Dawson. Primarily of interest as a textbook of Newtonian physics, many chemical topics are included. The first issue appeared with the title A System of Experimental Philosophy." REFERENCES: Bakken [title: "Lectures of experimental philosophy ... 1719"] pp. 52-3; Goodison, English Barometers 1680-1860, p. 369; Keynes, Boyle, 366, pp. 122-9; Roy G. Neville, I, p. 354 [second issue]; Poggendorff, I, 554; Wellcome II, p. 451; Wheeler 249. Not in Babson, Barchas, Gray, or Verne L. Roberts catalogues. See: DSB, IV, p. 45; Taylor, Mathematical Practitioners 1714-1840, 35; Audrey T. Carpenter, John Theophilus Desaguliers: A Natural Philosopher, Engineer and Freemason in Newtonian England, Bloomsbury Academic, 2011. FULL TITLE: A System of Experimental Philosophy Prov'd by Mechanicks, wherein the principles and laws of Physicks, Mechanicks, Hydrostaticks, and Opticks, are demonstrated and explained at large, by a great number of curious experiments. . . To which is added, Sir Isaac Newton's colours: the description of the condensing engine, with its apparatus: and Rowley's Horary; a machine representing the motion of the Moon about the Earth; Venus and Mercury about the Sun, according to the Copernican System.

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        Discours sur la Polysynodie, où l'on démontre que la Polysinodie, ou pluralité des Conseils, est la forme la plus avantageuse pour un Roi, et pour son royaume.

      À Amsterdam, chez Du Villard et Changuion 1719 - in-12, [20]-265-[6]-[12] pp., veau moucheté, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge (rel. de l'époque). Seconde édition après l'édition in-4 de 1718. Le Discours sur la Polysynodie qui blâmait ouvertement la politique de gloire personnelle de Louis XIV fit scandale à la cour et, sur l'injonction du Régent, fit exclure son auteur de l'Académie (comme le confirme d'ailleurs une note manuscrite ancienne sur la page de garde). Sa disgrâce ne l'empêcha pourtant pas de continuer ses critiques et d'établir des projets dans le sens de l'amélioration du sort de l'humanité. Bon exemplaire malgré deux coins usés.

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        DESCRIZIONE di Roma antica formata nuovamente con le autorità di B. Marliani, O. Panvinio, A. Donati, F. Nardini, e d'altri celebri scrittori antichi & antiquarii moderni. & Descrizione di Roma moderna, formata nuovamente con le autorità del Cardinale Baronio, A. Giaconio, A. Bosio, O. Panciroli, e d'altri celebri autori.

      - Roma, Rossi, all'Insegna della Salamandra, 1719, voll. 2, in-8, pergamena coeva, con nervature, titolo calligrafato sul dorso, tagli marmorizzati, pp. (12), 643, (5) - (4), 792. Con due antiporte,allegoriche, numerose illustrazioni incise in rame n.t. e 18 tavole ripiegate f.t. (su 21, sono comunque presenti le due piante). Esemplare privo anche della carta D4 del II° volume. Choix, nn. 17188 - 17199: "Ce guide contient pour la première fois la description de nombreux édifices qui dans les guides antérieurs avaient été négligés. Réimpression de l'édition parue en 1697 augmentée dans la première partie d'un "Supplemento e correzioni aggiunte alla descrizione di Roma antica e moderna".

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        The Institutions of The Law of Scotland, Revised, Corrected and..

      1719. "Contains Much That is Valuable" Mackenzie, Sir George [1636-1691]. The Institutions of the Law of Scotland. Revised, Corrected and Augmented. With an Appendix of Notes, In this Edition is Added a Full and Complete Index Materiarum. Edinburgh: Printed by William Brown and Company, 1719. [viii], 253, [21] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light gatoring to spine, minor nicks, scuffs and stains to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, chipping to foot of spine, front joint starting at foot. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, and light foxing. Early owner signatures to endleaves, annotations, some quite extensive, to endleaves and several pages of text. $500. * Fifth edition. First published 1685, this durable work had its final edition in 1758. As Marke points out, Mackenzie's Institutions "contains much that is valuable and [it] is still consulted and referred to upon certain points." Best known for his zealous prosecution of Covenanters, Mackenzie was also an important man of letters and as the founder the Advocates Library, now Scotland's national law library. Marke, Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 251. English Short Title Catalogue T188701.

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        Lex Constitutionis: Or, The Gentleman's Law, Being, a Compleat..

      1719. Legal Guide for "Gentlemen of All Ranks" in a Well-Preserved Contemporary Binding Jacob, G[iles] [1686-1744]. Lex Constitutionis: Or, The Gentleman's Law. Being, A Compleat Treatise of All the Laws and Statutes Relating to the King, And the Prerogative of the Crown; The Nobility, And House of Lords; House of Commons; Officers of State; The Exchequer and Treasury; Commissioners and Officers of the Customs; Of the Excise; Of the Post-Office; Stamp-Office; Forfeited Estates; Publick Accounts; The Navy-Office; War-Office; Lieutenancy of Counties; Justices of Peace, &c. Wherein Near One Hundred Authors of the Best Reputation, Both Ancient and Modern, On the Subject, Have Been Consulted, And are Referr'd to. And also, An Introduction to the Common Law of England, With Respect to Tenures of Lands, Descents, Marriage-Contracts, Coverture, &c. Of Property, Creation and Forfeiture of Estates; Trials of Offenders, Courts at Westminster, &c. To Which are Added, Under Their Proper Heads, The Manner of Passing Bills in Both Houses of Parliament, the Judicature of the Lords; Variety of Adjudg'd Cases; And some Curious History of Antiquity. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, (Assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq;) for B. Lintot, 1719. [ii], [v]-xiv, 360, [12] pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and fragment of paper shelf label to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor scratches and scuffs to boards, corners lightly bumped, front hinge cracked, light toning to text. A notably well-preserved copy. $1,250. * First edition. Holdsworth thought highly of this book, noting its "a learned book-the author tells us that he had consulted nearly a hundred authorities; the idea of making such a book was original; and the main features of the constitution are set out." In his preface, Jacob indicates that he did not write this treatise on England's Constitution for the landed gentry exclusively, but for "gentlemen of all ranks," that is, the literate general public. This distinction is significant. Jacob, though certainly interested in boosting sales by attracting the widest audience possible, was an idealist who believed that widespread knowledge of the law would help create a more just society. This is also evident in his other publications, such as A Tr.

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        Nützliche Vorstell- und Außübung des Zehend-Rechts. Wodurch nicht nur in einem annehmlichen Methodo die sehr wichtige Materia Decimarum nach allen ihren in gantz Teutschland / auch anderen Orten üblichen Specicbus und Arten / wie auch . erörteret.

      Augsburg 1719 - Daniel Walder 1719. 8vo. (ca. 20,5 x 17 cm). Pergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, 22 Bll., 769 (47) S. Mit gest. Frontispiz, Titel in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, sowie einem doppelseitigen gefalteten Formular. Gier/Janota, Augsburger Buchdruck. S. 652, Nr. 41. Humpert 8756. Stammhammer 354. Weller, Lexicon pseudonymorum, 546. Vgl. Kress 2604 (Erste Ausgabe 1708). - Zweite Auflage. Umfangreiches Handbuch über Steuer- und Handelsrecht, durch mehrere Register erschlossen. "Diese Werke dienten den weltlichen Pflegern der klösterlichen und adeligen Verwaltungen und ihren Untergebenen (Gier/Janota, S. 648. Gemeint sind die juristischen Werke des Verlags Walder, u. a. das vorliegende). Schweser (1647-1681) war Beamter und Geheimer Rat in Ansbach. - Gut erhaltener zeitgenössischer Einband, leicht angeschmutzt und fleckig. Vorsätze und Titelei gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, das Frontispiz mit leichten Schäden am unteren Rand. Innen durchweg sauber, nur stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, meist vom Rand her. 1600 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Genealogische Tabellen, Nebst denen darzu gehörigen Genealogischen Fragen, Zur Erläuterung Der Politischen Historie [...]. 4 Bände.

      Leipzig, Joh. Friedr. Gleditsch, 1719-1733. Fol. Titelblätter in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit 1333 genealogischen Tabellen. 27 nn. Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. a. 4 Bünden (Bd. 1) bzw. Pgmt.-Bde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt (Bde. 2-4). Erste Ausgabe der „genealogischen Tabellen aller bedeutenden regierenden Häuser und Adelsgeschlechter“ mit dem häufig fehlenden vierten Band. - Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Rücken des zweiten Bandes m. zwei Bezugsfehlstellen. Alte Besitzvermerke am Titel (Bd. 1) bzw. den Vorsatzblättern (Bde. 2-4). Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Graesse III, 383; Heydenreich I, 19; Dahlmann/W. 838. Versand D: 9,80 EUR Hübner, Genealogische Tabellen, Nebst denen darzu gehörigen Genealogischen Fragen, Zur Erläuterung Der Politischen Historie, Adel, Genealogie

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        Physicalische Beobachtungen derer Saamenthiergens durch die allerbesten Vergrößerungs-Gläser und bequemlichsten Microscope betrachtet; und mit einer unpartheyischen Untersuchung und Gegeneinanderhaltung derer Buffonischen und Leuwenhoeckischen Experimenten in einem Sendschreiben. Nürnberg, G. P. Monath 1756. 4°. 28 S., mit 8 (gef.) Kupfertafeln mit 20 Figuren, Hprgt. d. Zt.

      - Nissen ZBI 2411 - Cobres 269 - NDB XIV, 43 - nicht in de Martin.- Erste Ausgabe.- Ergebnisse der mikroskopische "Beobachtungen an Spermatozoen, in denen er deren Existenz gegen Buffon verteidigt; von Moses Mendelssohn in den ,Briefen die Neueste Lit. betreffend' mit einem Rezensions-Essay gewürdigt" (NDB).- Nach einer missglückten Karriere als Jurist in städtischen Diensten widmete sich Frobenius Martin Ledermüller (1719-1769) ganz seinen schon früher begonnenen physikalischen und mikroskopischen Untersuchungen. "Ledermüller ist zu Recht ein Popularisator der Naturwissenschaften genannt worden, was aber seiner Belesenheit, seinem Überblick, seinen Mikroskopkonstruktionen und seinen kritischen Untersuchungen nicht genügend Rechnung trägt." (NDB).- Die Tafeln zeigen u.a. Spermien u. Mikroskope.- Nur gering gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Rücken erneuert.# First edition.- Results of microscopic observations on spermatozoa with its self-constructed microscope.- Spine renewed, otherwise fibe copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Art de batir les vaisseaux et d'en perfectionner la construction; d'e les garnir de leurs apparaux, les mettre en funin, les manoeuvrer & Avec la coupe d'un vaisseau du premier rang, les devis de plusieurs sortes des vaisseaux, les outils & machines des ateliers de construction, les instruments de mathematique servans à la Navigation, leurs Descriptions & Figures; diverses listes & tables concernamt la construction, l’equipement, &c. Outre les pavillons de divers etats.

      - Le tout tiré des meilleurs auteurs Hollandois, comme Witsen, van Eyk, Allard, etc. 2 vols. Amsterdam, David Mortier, 1719. Bound with: H. Michelot, Le portulan de la mer mediterranee, ou le vray guide des pilotes costiers. Dans lequel on verra la veritable maniere de naviguer le long des côtes d’Espagne, Catalogne, Provence, Italie, les Isles d’Yvice, Mayorque, Minorque, Corse, Sicile, & autres. Amsterdam, P. Mortier, 1709.Modern half leather, leather spine worn. Printed on large paper, some browning on flyleafs, else a beautiful copy with all plates in good condition. With ex libris of W.C. Braat. With folding plate. With engraved portrait of Erasmus by B. Picart on first two titlepages, and 22 and 90 folding plates (some designed by or after R. Nooms). The present edition is an enlarged French translation of C. Allard’s Nieuwe Hollandse scheepsbouw, first published in Amsterdam in 1695, by Allard himself. Michelot's handbook on navigation was published without plates, but an additional set of engraved maps was published by Pieter Mortier later.[Michelot:]. B0005.

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        Les coustumes et loix des villes et des chastellenies du comté de Flandre traduites en françois. Auxquelles les Notes latines & flamendes de Laurens vanden Hane,

      Cambray, Nicolas Joseph Douilliez, 1719 - 3 volúmenes en folio mayor, plena piel rozada,nervios, lomo cuajado, cortes tintados. Viñeta calcográfica en portadas, papel tostado, pequeñas manchas esporádicas; ALGUNOS PASAJES SUBRAYADOS CON LÁPIZ DE COLOR. EJEMPLAR FATIGADO, PERO COMPLETO. Vol I: [2]+4+[6]+228+[14] +72+[2]+ 85+[5]+18+[2] +168+[14]+98+[6]+ 39+[3]+12+[1] +42+[4]+29+ [2]+31+[2] p; charnelas rasgadas, hoja de respeto recortada. Vol. II: [10]+66+[6] +58+[2]+178+[9]+142+[8]+ 12+[2]+147+[6]+46+[6]+37+[2]+48+ [4]+52+[4]+44+[4]+13+[89] p; charnelas rasgadas. Vol. III: [4]+104+[8]+113+[11] +92+[7]+67 (Coustumes de. Poperinghe: FALTO DE P 35-36 Y 41-42 POR ERROR DE ENCUADERNACIÓN) +[5]+62+[6]+85 +[5]+49+[3]+[2]+[p 21-24]+29+58+ 27+[6]+16+[2]+11+[3]+32 +18+36+[91] p; charnelas rasgadas

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        The History of Kent. In Five parts. Containing I. An exact topography or description of the county. II. The Civil History of Kent. V. The Natural History of Kent.

      London: Printed and Sold by D. Midwinter. 1719 - [Kent Topography/Cartography]. FIRST EDITION. Folio (40 x 29cm), pp.[2]; iv, Dedication; iv, Preface; ii, Ode to Kent; iv, List of Subscribers; 592; xl. Illustrated with 43 fine engravings, of which 39 are double-page and/or fold-out. Includes fine panoramas of Rochester and Tunbridge Wells, the map of Romney Marsh, the map of the Isle of Thanet and a latin version of the same. A county map of Beacons is included, but not the large folding county map. Elegantly bound in a late Georgian or Victorian polished and panelled calf with gilt-edges in the rough, by G.J. Andrews Binder of Bloomsbury. Contemporary ownership of David Polhill, many views exquisitely conserved at the time of rebinding, portrait frontispiece window-mounted at that time, subsequent repair to joint. Shows well. Volume One was all that was published, being issued shortly after Harris' death. A superb collection of views of the great Kentish houses, by Kip and Badeslade. Clearly given attention and expenditure in the nineteenth century, this is a well-preserved example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Sitwwell's Early Primary Vehicle] Wheels, 1917, "Second Cycle," [together with] Wheels, 1918, "Third Cycle."

      Oxford: B. H. Blackwell, 1917; 1918. First editions. Two separate volumes, cloth backed color pictorial paper covered boards (by C. W. Beaumont). "Wheels," a primarily vehicle for Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell's early entry into the modernist literary scene. Most of the poets for Wheels were friends of the Sitwells: Helen Rootham, Nancy Cunard, Iris Tree, Aldous Huxley, and Wilfrid Owen. The few works of visual art in the magazine show connections to Futurism and Vorticism. Two of the scare early works, very good with corners bumped, sl. cover wear. Both signed by "Herbert Cave."

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        Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar. Being a Short Exact Analysis of the Whole Body of Modern Geography, After a New and Curious Method.

      Published by J. and B. Sprite, and S. Burroughs in Little-Britain; R. Knaplock, and D. Midwinter, etal , London & Edinburgh 1719 - ", Title [22] 1-428 pages, 15 fold out maps, tables throughout within the text, Comprehending, "I. A General View of the Terraqueous Globe , II. A Particular View of the Terraqueous Globe , Collected from the best authors, and illustrated with divers Maps" Eighth Edition , prevoius owner's book plate on the front free-end paper, front and rear blanks replaced when rebound sometime in the victorian period, the cover is rubbed at the extremities, there is a repair to the tile page, the binding is tight and the contents clean, this volume is in very good condition , later binding of full calf, gilt ruling front and back, gilt detail to the board edges, five raised bands and gilt detailing to the spine with a gilt titled red morroco label Octavo 17.5 x 12cm Hardback ISBN:

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        Fundamenta Partiturae in Compendio Data. Das ist: Kurtzer / und gründlicher Unterricht / Den General-Bass, oder Partitur nach denen reglen recht und wohl schlagen zu lehrnen.

      Salzburg, J. J. Mayr. 1719 - Quer-8°. Titel + 6 n.n. + 50 S. Priv. Hld. der Zeit. EA. Vgl. RISM 385. - Besitzsign. a. V. (Cajetan Joseph Streibel Hornung 1779), tlw. fleckig, einige Bleistift-Anm. im T., Gbrsp., Ebd. berieben. - Dedication letter to Jakob Ernst, Graf von Liechtenstein-Kastelkorn, type-set musical examples throughout, eighteenth-century Austrian half calf, manuscript title-label to cover, ownership inscription of Cajetan Joseph Streibel (February 1779), a few early pencil annotations, rubbed but sound, some foxing. - Die seltene Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STATUTA CIVITATIS NOVARIAE HAC NOVISSIMA AEDITIONE RECENTIORIBUS ADIECTIS Dicata Illustriss. & Ampliss. D.D. Decurionibus, ac Praesidentibus eiusdem civitatis Novariae.

      Novariae, ex Typographia Francisci Liborij Caballi, 1719. In-4 p. (mm. 301x208), cartoncino rustico coevo (con aloni e macchie), pp. 18 nn., 226 num., 38 nn., stemma della città xilografato al frontespizio e vignetta con San Gaudenzio (pure xilografato) al recto dell'ultima carta. Raccolta delle leggi cioè editti, patenti, manifesti, ecc. della città di Novara. Cfr. Fontana,II, p. 300. Le pagine iniziali con l'Indice sono state male inserite ma testo completo. Con lievi aloni marginali intercalati nel t. e solo qualche fiorit. ma certamente un buon esemplare.marginoso.

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        Neo-thea, of nieuwe theetafel, opgezocht voor alle liefhebbers van een gezond, lang en vrolyk leven, ofte wel eene naaukeurige Beschryving van de krachten der in- en uitlandsche kruiden, bloemen, wortelen en planten, om de zelve als thee te doen trekken (.) vertaalt (.) door (.) H.J. Grasper. Amsterdam, Oosterwyk, 1719.

      - (28)+508+(36) pag. Geheel leer uit de tijd. Geillustreerd met een frontispice door F. Ottens. Pagina 207/208 in fotokopie.

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        The History of Kent. In Five parts. Containing I. An exact topography or description of the county. II. The Civil History of Kent.... V. The Natural History of Kent.

      London: Printed and Sold by D. Midwinter, 1719. [Kent Topography/Cartography]. FIRST EDITION. Folio (40 x 29cm), pp.[2]; iv, Dedication; iv, Preface; ii, Ode to Kent; iv, List of Subscribers; 592; xl. Illustrated with 43 fine engravings, of which 39 are double-page and/or fold-out. Includes fine panoramas of Rochester and Tunbridge Wells, the map of Romney Marsh, the map of the Isle of Thanet and a latin version of the same. A county map of Beacons is included, but not the large folding county map. Elegantly bound in a late Georgian or Victorian polished and panelled calf with gilt-edges in the rough, by G.J. Andrews Binder of Bloomsbury.Contemporary ownership of David Polhill, many views exquisitely conserved at the time of rebinding, portrait frontispiece window-mounted at that time, subsequent repair to joint. Shows well. Volume One was all that was published, being issued shortly after Harris' death. A superb collection of views of the great Kentish houses, by Kip and Badeslade. Clearly given attention and expenditure in the nineteenth century, this is a well-preserved example.

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        Neo-thea, of nieuwe theetafel, opgezocht voor alle liefhebbers van een gezond, lang en vrolyk leven, ofte wel eene naaukeurige Beschryving van de krachten der in- en uitlandsche kruiden, bloemen, wortelen en planten, om de zelve als thee te doen trekken (...) vertaalt (...) door (...) H.J. Grasper. Amsterdam, Oosterwyk, 1719.

      (28)+508+(36) pag. Geheel leer uit de tijd. Geillustreerd met een frontispice door F. Ottens. Pagina 207/208 in fotokopie.

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        Rabbi Samuelis Tractatus, Indicans Errorem Judaeorum Circa Observantiam Legis Mosaicae, & venturum Messiam, quem expectant. Opus Aureum, Omnibus Christifidelibus . necessarium. Ab . Alphonso Bonohomine . Circa Annum 1339. ex Arabico in latinum translatum.

      Vetero-Pragae (Prag) J W Helm (um ) 1719 - Kl-8; 3 Bll., 94 pp, 2 Bll. - [Beigebunden:] Paul Christian KIRCHNER, Jüdisches Ceremoniel, D. i. Allerhand Jüdische Gebräuche Welche Die Juden in und ausser dem Tempel, bey allen und jeden Fest=Tagen, im Gebeth, im Opffern, in Beschneidungen, in Copulation, in Auslösung der Erstling, im Sterben und Begräbnissen, in Erbschafften, in Essen und Trincken und dergleichen mehr pflegen in acht zu nehmen. O. O., 1717; 7 Bll., 126 pp (vereinzelt falsch paginiert); insgesamt mehrere Initialen und Vignetten; beschädigter Lederbd. d. Zt. mit Fehlstellen und Wurmspuren (Vorsätze leimschattig); das erste Werk stärker gebräunt und mit längerem Bibliotheksvermerk von alter Hand auf dem Titel, das zweite leicht gebräunt. Späte Ausgabe eines weit verbreiteten antijüdischen Traktats, der angeblich auf dem verschollenen Werk "Ifham al-Yahud" des Mathematikers, Astronomen und Arztes as-Samaw'al Ibn Yahya al-Maghribi (Samuel Marochitanus) basiert; dieser war der Sohn eines marokkanischen Rabbiners und konvertierte 1163 zum Islam. Tatsächlich stammt das polemische Buch wohl zumindest teilweise vom Übersetzer, dem spanischen Dominikaner Alfonso Buenhombre (gest. 1353); unter dem Titel "Epistola Rabbi Samuelis" wurde es um 1480 in Venedig erstmals gedruckt. - Das Werk Kirchners, eines zum Christentum konvertierten Rabbiners, erschien erstmals 1716 und ist wegen seiner detaillierten Beschreibungen jüdischen Lebens von Wert; frühe Ausgaben sind wesentlich seltener als die überarbeiteten illustrierten Fassungen von 1724 und 1726.

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        Oedipe : Tragédie

      pierre ribou 1719 - Edition originale de 1719 rare avec les lettres jointes 4 lettres entieres et la cinquieme manque la fin très rare car premier livre édité par voltaire [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fables Nouvelles, dédiées au Roy. Avec un Discours sur la Fable.

      Grégoire Dupuis 1719 - In-4 (245 x 186 mm) de un frontispice, XLII, 358 pp.ch., 3 ff.n.ch. (privilège et table) ; veau fauve marbré, dos à nerfs, compartiments ornés de fleurons et fers d'angle, roulette sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Cohen, 594 ; Fürstenberg, Das Französische Buch im 18.Jhdt., p. 73. Édition originale. Célèbre recueil de fables composé par l'un des écrivains les plus représentatifs de son siècle, dramaturge et librettiste de talent, collaborateur de Campra et Marin Marais, ami de Fontenelle, habitué du salon de la marquise de Lambert, de celui de Madame Tencin et du Café Procope. Cet ouvrage, composé de fables entièrement de l'invention de l'auteur – contrairement à celles de La Fontaine, inspirées des fabulistes anciens –, "occupe dans l'histoire du livre illustré du XVIIIe siècle une place exceptionnelle. Il mérite d'être considéré comme un trésor" (Dacier). On y trouve 102 vignettes à l'eau-forte (env. 95 x 75 mm), dont 67 de Claude Gillot, gravées par lui-même pour la plupart, les autres d'après Coypel, Edelinck, Picart, Ranc et Vleughels. Mariette appelait ces figures "des chefs-d'œuvre dans leur genre" et Caylus, dans sa vie d'Antoine Watteau, affirmait que Gillot "sera à jamais célèbre dans la gravure à l'eau-forte par l'intelligence et l'agrément avec lesquels il a représenté la plus grande partie des Fables de La Motte". Bel exemplaire ; quelques habiles restaurations à la reliure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goa Indiae Orientalis Metropolis

      Leida 1719 - Dettagliata pianta della città di Goa, basta sull'analoga e più famosa pianta contenuta nell'Itinerario del Linschoten. Incisione in rame, in perfette condizioni. A detailed townplan of Goa showing the protective harbour and surrounding hills, with a key identifying areas and buildings of interest. After the map published in Jansson's 'Townbooks', which was itself a reduction of the plan from Linschoten's 'Itinerario'. Dimensioni 460 330mm

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        Libellus de materia medica et remediorum formulis, quae serviunt aphorismis de cognoscendis et curandis morbis.

      Lugduni Batavorum, Apud Isaacum Severinum, 1719, 8, 12, 259, 45 pp, (1 p. Hi Libri Medici .. Is. Severinum), Pergamenteinband der Zeit feines Exemplar. The 'genuine edition' - the rare first edition of Boerhaave's collection of prescriptions !Herman Boerhaave (1768-1738) "is remarkably moderate in the preface to his own edition that he wrote on 1 February 1719, and this moderation is in contrast to his sharp criticism of the pirated editions. In this preface he observes that a 'vir eruditus' in London had allowed Boerhaave's own collection of prescriptions to be published against his will and that many harmful errors had crept in. Therefore he felt obliged to publish the work himself with the necessary corrections and additions: 'so prompted, I revised and corrected it, and made some additions: use it therefore and be relieved from copying the work'.In order to guarantee the authenticity of the book he made the publisher Severinus sign personally every copy. The small book ran to 259 pages and was provided with an extensive index. It was eagerly received. Boerhaave himself published new editions in 1721 and in 1727, and in other countries it was frequently reprinted, even after Boerhaave's death. The last edition appeared in 1776." G.A. Lindeboom, 2nd. Ed., pp.79-80"Preface dated February 18, 1719. Index of Samuel DuRy, doctor of medicine and practising physician. One finds on the inside of the titlepage of the first edition: "Auctor nulla hujus Libelli agnoscit exempla, nisi quae siut edita apud Bibliopolam, qui sum ipse nomen hic subscripsit. (Signature: I. Severinus)." Lindeboom,1 st. Ed., p.56Lindeboom No.284 Lindeboom, Dutch med. biogr., 179/186 Wellcome vol. II, 189 Blake p. 54 Heirs of Hippocrates 741 (engl. transl. 1739).

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        L'Antiquité expliquée et représentée en figures. [and] Supplément.

      Paris Delaulne Foucault et al. -1724 1719 - 15 vol. Folio. Titles printed in red & black, engraved portrait, complete with 1380 engraved plates on 1379 sheets, approximately 200 double-page; a few plates lightly browned, occasional small, light waterstaining to fore-margin, generally crisp, clean & fresh. Contemporary sprinkled calf gilt; lightly rubbed, minor wear to extremities. Magisterial work by the Benedictine monk Bernard de Montfaucon (1655–1741), one of the founders of modern archaeology. The present work is a catalogue of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman artefacts, sculptures and art. Profusely illustrated, it constitutes a pictorial encyclopaedia of the gods, heroes, everyday life, religious customs, and military actions of the ancient world. The book's images of the ancient goddess of liberty brought it to the particular attention of Benjamin Franklin. Complete sets in contemporary bindings are increasingly difficult to find. Brunet, III, 1862 – Cohen, 731. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Optice: sive de Reflexionibus, Inflexionibus & Coloribus Lucis, Libri Tres

      Gul. & Joh. Innys, London 1719 - A beautiful, pristine copy of the 1719 second edition in Latin of Isaac Newton's "other" great masterwork in science, "Opticks." Newton's "Principia Mathematica," first published in 1687, is generally considered THE greatest scientific book ever published. The first edition of the "Opticks" appeared in 1704 in English and 1706 in Latin. Although this 1719 Latin second edition was published during Newton's lifetime (died 1726), the majority of the groundbreaking work contained within was done while Newton was a young man, barely out of Cambridge University (1661-1665). The same is true of his other masterwork, the "Principia." This second edition contains Newton's famous "Queries" including the celebrated 28th query on the nature of light. This copy is in very good to near-fine condition, with immaculate pages and plates throughout. All edges untrimmed. When originally purchased by this seller, the book was completely unsophisticated, bound in its original carta rustica (heavy paper) trade binding which needed attention. The book was re- bound in its present leather (with protective slipcase) by the former Heritage Bookshop bindery in Los Angeles. This book is in solid, pristine condition with all plates and pages present and clean. Collation: Ad leaf before title page, title and pp. xii (errata on p. [xii]), 415, [1, advertisements]; with twelve folding engraved plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wohl-informirter Poet, worinnen Die Poetischen Kunst-Griffe, vom kleinesten bis zum grösten durch Frag und Antwort vorgestellet, und alle Regeln mit Exempeln erkläret werden.

      Leipzig, Jacob Schuster, 1719. 8°. Mit gest. Frontispiz, einer (am Ende wiederh.) Holzschn.-Titelvignette u. einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten im Text. 148 S., 5 Bll., Mod. Ppbd. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. Vermutlich zweite Ausgabe einer „introduction to the writing of poems, with examples of every kind, including the freeverse inscription“ (Jantz). Die fast unbekannte Erstausgabe erschien lt. Seebaß 1715. - Der Verfasser (1677-1730) war Rektor des Domgymnasiums zu Merseburg und ein „für die ‚spät-galante‘ Zeit nicht unwichtiger Dichter“ (Wolfskehl). - „Uhse\'s manual of poetics is written in a catechetic form that was very handy and went quickly through four editions. His whole system is based on artificial devices and often verges on word play, so that his aim is not a fine art of poetry but rather gallant entertainment“ (Faber du Faur). Der „Wohl-informirte Poet“ wurde von Clemens Brentano „als das poetisch-aesthetische Noth- und Hilfsbüchlein aller Philister gepriesen“ (Hayn/G.). - Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. fleckig. - Goedeke III, 25, 56a; Faber du Faur I, 1745; Jantz 2353; Kroker II, 701f.; Hayn/G. VIII, 20; vgl Seebaß II, 920. Versand D: 12,50 EUR Uhse, Wohl-informirter Poet, worinnen Die Poetischen Kunst-Griffe, vom kleinesten bis zum grösten durch Frag und Antwort vorgestellet, und alle Regeln mit Exempeln erkläret werden

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        Robinson Crusoe

      Exceptionally rare set comprising all three books in the Robinson Crusoe series. A very good set in very good condition. All volumes are rebacked in calf with Vol 1 and 2 having raised bands on the spine. The contents are in very good condition with a scattering of brownings and light markings. Covers are lightly rubbed and corners/edges a little worn. Bindings are tight. All octavo 20cm x 13cm x 3cm. Volume 1, The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner and Volume 2, The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Being the Second and last part of his life. Together with the rarest of the three - Serious Reflections During the Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe with his vision of the Angelick World. Volume 1: The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Second Edition. 1719. Bookplate on front free page. Engraved front piece portrait by Clarke and Pine. Variant in p 343 Line 2 reading "Pilot" and Line 21 "Portugesfe" printed for W. Taylor at the ship in Pater-Nofter-Row. Volume 2: The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe being the second and last part of his life. First edition 1719. Map is missing. Volume 3: Serious Reflections of Robinson Crusoe: First edition. 1720. This volume was not as popular as the first two books so was never reprinted, making this the first and only printing. Few exists outside museums. This volume has excellent provenance as it was owned by Walter Wilson who was an evangelist of Daniel Defoe. Walter Wilson (1781-1847) was an English biographer of nonconformist clergy and their churches. Wilson was an illegitimate son of the founder the Times newspaper. He became a book seller and set up a shop in Mewsgate, Charing Cross where he collected Daniel Defoe editions. Wilson went onto write a three volume "The Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel Defoe" in 1830 which was well received. When his father died, Wilson was left a shareholding in the Times newspaper. Bookplate with Walter Wilson printed on the paste down. Inscription to the front free end paper, dated March 11th 1832, as a gift from Walter Wilson to his friend James Plumptre. Light pencil markings on p112. Frontispiece of the map of the island with some episodes depicted, signed: "Clark & Pine Sc. 1719" is missing.

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        STATUTA CIVITATIS NOVARIAE HAC NOVISSIMA AEDITIONE RECENTIORIBUS ADIECTIS. Dicata Illustriss. & Ampliss. D.D. Decurionibus, ac Praesidentibus eiusdem civitatis Novariae.

      ex Typographia Francisci Liborij Caballi, 1719. In-4 p. (mm. 301x208), cartoncino rustico coevo (con aloni e macchie), pp. 18 nn., 226 num., 38 nn., stemma della città xilografato al frontespizio e vignetta con San Gaudenzio (pure xilografato) al recto dell'ultima carta. Raccolta delle leggi cioè editti, patenti, manifesti, ecc. della città di Novara. Cfr. Fontana,II, p. 300. Le pagine iniziali con l'Indice sono state male inserite ma testo completo. Con lievi aloni marginali intercalati nel t. e solo qualche fiorit. ma certamente un buon esemplare.marginoso.

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        Plate No: 33

      J. F. Bernard 1719-30, Amsterdam - Copper engraving, finely hand colored, published in the famous series ‘Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche Insecten’ by Maria Sybilla Merian. In very good to excellent condition.

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