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        The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; Being the Second and Last Part of His Life

      W. Taylor, London, 1719. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Attractively rebound in antique, Cambridge style calf with added endpapers. The first edition, first state, first variant (Hutchins B1) with verso of A4 blank and ''breaking'', ''Diff-/erence'', ''Punish-/ment and: He'' and ''wanting'' on recto and ''Farthfr'' on recto of B1. The folding double-hemisphere map of the world, featuring California as an island, is backed with linen with a light dampstain, but complete and attractive. Scattered foxing, marginal stains in a few spots, a few light creases, light dampstaining occasionally to bottom quarter of book. Still an attractive copy. Published the same year as the first part. (viii), 373pp, with an 11pp W. Taylor catalog at the rear. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 044158. .

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      Oxford: printed by John Baskett, 1719. A Bible & Prayer book including the Apocrypha; Whole Book of Psalms collected into English Metre; and index. Complete. Portrait frontispiece of King George to the Book of Common prayer, and adorned throughout with circa 160 leaves of engraved plates. Bound in an attractive contemporary full panelled red morocco leather binding with gilt decoration. The Common Prayer TP is dated 1720 printed by John Baskett, Oxford. The OT and NT title pages both dated 1719 also printed by John Baskett; The Whole Book of Psalms TP is dated 1720 and printed by S. Collins, for the Company of Stationers. The spine in six compartments, raised bands between, highly decorated in gilt to the compartments, title to the second compartment, boards with gilt and blind decoration and gilt rules spine. Binding with a little general wear and some rubbing, dust and age marked, leather chipped to the head/tail of the spine, joints a little worn and rubbed, but remain strong. All edges gilt, but gilt now mostly rubbed off. Original Marbled end papers. Contents good and tight, family history of the Whitehead family added in manuscript to various blank pages (these show through to the printed recto of the NT title page); first few pages somewhat worn to the fore-edges with a few chips (not affecting text) and marginal nicks, some general reading wear and finger soiling, clearly a well-read copy; margins good with all catch-words, headlines, titles and notes present, front hinge has opened a little but remains strong, some pages and plates toned with light staining, frontispiece plate worn to edges, A6 with top corner pinched off afecting just a few words, short tear to the same. A good to very good copy. This bible conforms to Herbert's 948, but Herbert does not mention the Apocrypha, which is present here, neither are the plates mentioned.. Hardcover. Good. 4to (19 x 25cm).

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        New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, both philosophical and practical. Explaining the Motion of the Sap and Generation of Plants. With Other Discoveries Never Before Made Publick, for the Improvement of Forest Trees, Flower Gardens. Third Edition

      London: W. Mears at the Lamb Without Temple-Bar, 1719. THIRD EDITION. Complete. In three (3) parts each with a separate title page printed in red and black. Bound together with "The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar", 1720. Original calf boards professionally reback modern brown calf raised spine in gilded decoration. Photos available upon request. Full title reads: New Imporivements of Planting and Gardening, both Philosophical and Practical; explaining the Motion of the Sapp and Generation of Plants. With other Discoveries never before made Publick, for the Improvement of Forest Trees, Flower Gardens, or Parterres; with a New Invention whereby more Designs of Garden-Plats may be made in an Hour, than can be found in all the books now extant. Likewise several rare Secrets for the Improvement of Fruit-Trees, Kitchen-Gardens, and Green House Plants. Issued in three parts (bound together in this volume). Each part in red and black titles, with numerous fold-out illus. Title pages with 1719 and 1720. Part I. (i-xv), 72pp; two full page copper engravings; Part II. 136p two FOLD OUT copper engravings; Part III. 290p + 2p. Ads. Three FOLD OUT copper engravings; Bound in volume is The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar Directing what is necessary to be done every Month in the Kitchen-Garden, Fruit-Garden, Nursery, Management of Forest-Trees, Green-House, and Flower-Garden, with Directions for the making and Ordering Hop-Grounds, Also the Design of a Green-House (finely engrav'd) after a New Manner, contriv'd purposely for the good keeping of Exotick Plants by Seignior Galilei of Florence, to which is now added, and Abstract of the several Acts of Parliament to encourage the Planting of Timber Trees, Fruit Trees, and other Trees for Ornament, Shelter or Profit, and for the better Preservation of the same, and for the prefenting of the Burning of Woods, &c., London: Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple-Bar. 1720. Four copper plate engravings (Three FOLD OUT). Total of ELEVEN copper engravings in this volume. Quite lovely gift for the gardener, green house manager, or exotic plant & flower connoisseur. Scanned pictures available upon request.. Third Edition. Quarter Morocco Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        Gli Auuenimenti Di Telemaco, Figliuolo D'Ulisse, Tradotti Dal Manuscritto Originale Dell' Autore & in Questa Nuova Impressione Augmentati & Corretti Da Un Infinita D'Errori, Per B. D. Moretti Two Volumes (Complete) Bound in One with Consecutive Pagination

      Leiden, Apresso Theodoro Haak, 1719. 1st Edition. Publisher's device to the title page with simialr devices closing each of the 4 books. Plate of the New England Histprical society. Top outer edge of the preliminary 18 pages of v.2 worn with some minor textual loss. Contemporary full aniline calf, edge-scuffed and dulled as with age. Raised bands, red morocco label, gilt panel designs. Highly uncommon Leiden imprint. Scans on request.

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        The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner:

      London: for W. Taylor,, 1719. who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates. Written by himself. [With:] The farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe; being the second and last part of his life, and of the strange surprizing accounts of his travels round three parts of the globe. Written by himself. To which is added a map of the World, in which is Delineated the Voyages of Robinson Crusoe. 2 volumes, octavo (186 × 108 mm). Late 18th-century streaked calf rebacked, spines gilt in compartments, red morocco labels, ruling to boards gilt, red speckled edges. Part 1 with engraved frontispiece; part 2 with folding double hemisphere world map. Elaborate calligraphic ownership inscription to front blank of volume I dated 1781, calligraphic inscription reading "Book" dated 1787 to verso of title page of volume I, ownership inscription dated 1787 to the first page of the preface. A few small repairs to bindings, some light, scattered spotting to contents. An excellent set. First edition of the second volume, third edition of the first, of the book that is widely accepted as the first novel in English, and which has certainly reached an audience as wide as any book ever written in the language. The first part was originally published on 25 April 1719; the third edition was published about 6 June. The sequel, Farther Adventures, was published in August the same year. Hutchins gives a detailed account of the printing and publishing of the two parts of Robinson Crusoe, including a number of variants within the first editions. These are not issue points, as the variants are found in different combinations. In this copy, the second part has verso of A4 blank and p. 295 correctly numbered. Copies of the book with both volumes in first edition are rare and now prohibitively expensive for most collectors.

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      Nicolás Rodríguez Francos., Madrid. 1719 - Papel algo deteriorado por humedad que no afecta a texto. Anotación en guarda. Cubierta deslucida. Enc. Pergamino. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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        Des Heil. Rom. Reichs Genealogisch-Historisches Adels-Lexicon: darinnen die heut zu Tage florirende alteste und ansehnlichste adeliche, freyherrliche und graafliche Familien nach ihrem Alterthum und Ursprunge

      Leipzig: Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1719. [16], 2032 pp. (1016 pages with two paginated columns per page), [8] pp. with engraved frontispiece. Hardcover, rebound in half mottled calf over marbled boards. Moderate shelf-wear with some rubbing to the edges; the frontis and title tanned; intermittent foxing; the text-block tightly trimmed with minor loss to the title page text. Provenance: from the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed, MD.. Hard Cover. Good.. Octavo 5" x 8".

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        Carte du Gouvernement civil et Eclesiastique de Moscovie, l'Etat des revenus et l'ordre de la Justice et des Officiers de la Cour

      Amsterdam, L' Honore & Chatelain 1719.. Orig.-Kupferstich aus "Atlas Historique". 35 x 45, 5, cm. (Plattengr.). Ger. Das dreigeteilte Blatt zeigt einen Plan von Moskau, das Kaiserwappen mit 26 kl. Wappen, sowie Wappen und Insignien von Alexander Menzikow, der ein Freund und Günstling Peter des Großen war, aber 1727 in Ungnade fiel. Darunter ausführl Text.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        New improvements of planting and gardening. Both philosophical and practical; explaining the notion of the sapp and generation of plants ... [WITH] The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar : directing what is necessary to be done every month in the kitchen-garden, fruit-garden, nursery, management of forest-trees, green-house, and flower-garden. With Directions for the Making and Ordering of Hop Grounds. by Richard Bradley ... ; also the design of a green-house ... contriv'd purposely for the good keeping of exotick plants by Seignior Galilei of Florence. The 3rd ed., to which is now added an abstract of the several acts of Parliament to encourage the planting of timber trees

      London: Printed for W. Mears at the Lamb without Temple Bar, 1719-1720 & 1720. Three volumes bound as one. Thick octavos, 71+ 136 + 290 [2] pages. Third editions, corrected. [&] [2], xv, 124 pages. [2] leaves of plates. Illustrated, in all, with 11 engraved plates. Third edition, corrected. New Improvements and the Kalendar were often found bound together as such. Bradley (ca. 1688-1732) was an English botanist and gardener, appointed to be the first Professor of Botany at Cambridge University, a Fellow of the Royal Society, and the first to publish a pineapple recipe in English. Fussell (Old English Farming Books) provides Bradley an entire chapter, but only on the grounds that Bradley was the most prolific author of the period 1700-1730. Very good, with all plates present, rebound in modern half-calf, with raised bands and ornamented compartments. [Fussell, page 108]

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        ETAT PRESENT DE L'ESPAGNE Où l'on voit une géographie historique du Pays. L'établissement de la Monarchie, ses révolutions, sa décadence, son rétablissement & ses accroissemens. Les PREROGATIVES DE LA COURONNE. Le rang des Princes, & des Grands. L'Institution & les fonctions des Officiers de la Maison du Roi, avec un Cérémonial du Palais. La forme du Gouvernement Ecclésiastique, Militaire, Civil & Politique. Les Moeurs, les Coûtumes & les Usages des Espagnols. Le tout extrait des Loix fondamentales du Royaume, des Reglemens, des Pragmatiques les plus authentiques & des meilleurs Auteurs.

      - (400) AUTEUR: Par M. l'Abbé de VAYRAC. TITRE: ETAT PRESENT DE L'ESPAGNE Où l'on voit une géographie historique du Pays. L'établissement de la Monarchie, ses révolutions, sa décadence, son rétablissement & ses accroissemens. Les PREROGATIVES DE LA COURONNE. Le rang des Princes, & des Grands. L'Institution & les fonctions des Officiers de la Maison du Roi, avec un Cérémonial du Palais. La forme du Gouvernement Ecclésiastique, Militaire, Civil & Politique. Les Moeurs, les Coûtumes & les Usages des Espagnols. Le tout extrait des Loix fondamentales du Royaume, des Reglemens, des Pragmatiques les plus authentiques & des meilleurs Auteurs. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: A Amsterdam, Chez Steenhouwer & Uytwerf, 1719. Rare exemplaire. COLLATION: t1: XX pages, 1 ff., 564 pages + t2: 4 ff., 398 pages + t3: 3 ff. 328 pages. Edition complète en 3 volumes. FORMAT: In-12 (10 x 16 cm) RELIURE: Reliures d'époque en pleine peau. Dos nervés, mosaïqués d'une pièce de titre, dorés de la tomaison et de caissons fleuronnés. ILLUSTRATIONS: Tome I: 4 cartes rempliées. ETAT: 5 coins de plats émoussés. 3 coiffes manquantes. Marge inférieure de la plupart des pages roussies. Petits travaux de vers non gênants en marge inférieure du tome 1er. De rares coins de plats cornés. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME: VAYRAC (Jean DE), prélat et historien français, né à Vayrac (Querey) dans la seconde moitié du XVIIe siècle. Tout ce qu'on sait de lui, c'est qu'il séjourna pendant vingt-cinq ans en Espagne et qu'il vint à Paris vers 1710. (Grand Dictionnaire Universel de Pierre Larousse) POIDS: 1.040 Kg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et la Floride

      Amsterdam Amsterdam, 1719. dressez sur les meilleures observations & sur les memoires les plus nouveaux. Size: 515 x 400 mm. Mounted size: 700 x 600 mm. Copper engraving. Later colour Overall good condition, some browning down centrefold from hingeguard. Châtelain's superb map of North America and the West Indies, from Newfoundland and the Great Lakes to northern South America, based on the earlier Delisle map of the region. This map highlighted significant discoveries and recently acquired knowledge along the gulf coast not long after the area was opened up to non Spanish flag carrying ships. Inset with remarks on Mexico and Florida. From the popular 7-volume Atlas Historique.

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        Doctor Jordans/ biskopens i Ravenna, beskrifning/ om göthernas uhrsprung och bedrifter/ wid åhr Chr.

      555 nu för 1167 åhr sedan författad. Af latinen på swensko öfwersatt/ af Johan Fredrich Peringskiöld. Sthlm, Kongl. tryckeriet med J. H. Werners egen bekostnad, 1719. 4:o. (8),148,(24) s. Fint halvpergamentbd med handskriven ryggtitel: "Jordanes beskrifning" (J. Röjgård & Lars Laurentii). Gamla stänkta snitt. Några enstaka blad med svag fuktfläck. Med gammal stpl i nedre marginalen på titelbladet med initialerna "I. v. U.". Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 1354, noten. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 540. Historikern Jordanes levde på 500-talet och hans arbete om goternas historia och ursprung, ofta kallad "Getica", var en viktig källa för stormaktstidens göticistiska historieskrivare. Detta är den första tryckta svenska översättningen av verket

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        Monumenta Ullerakerensia cum Upsalia Nova illustrata, Eller : Ulleråkers Häradz Minnings-Merken, med nya Upsala uti Uplands Första Del Thiundaland antecknade

      Stockholm., Joh. L. Horrn., 1719. 33 x 22 cms, (vi), 352 p., numerous woodengravings in the text, 31 engraved plates outside the text, most folding. Contemp ful calf with minor wear at edges, corners and spine. Good condition. a first volume on the theme; Then första boken af Swea och Götha minnings-merken was published in 1710. KEYWORDS: Sweden.

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        An Actual Survey of All the Principal Roads of England and Wales; Described by One Hundred Maps from Copper Plates. On which are Delineated All the Cities, Towns, Villages, Churches, Houses, and Places of Note Throughout Each Road...

      London: J. Senex, [1719]. . 8vo. Two volumes in one. Engraved title, dedication and 3 leaves of text, plus 100 leaves of strip road maps, all centre bound. Contemporary panelled calf, spine with raised bands, recent gilt lettered red label, simple gilt decoration to panels, 19th century armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Sheffield to the front pastedown. Expert repairs to the spine extremities and joints, subtle paper repairs at the gutters of maps 84-88, a very good copy. Chubb, CXXXVIII. First published in 1675 in folio, this is the first edition of Senex's reduction of the work, published a year before the first appearance of Owen and Bowen's rendering of the maps. Later editions of Senex's version appeared from the 1740's onwards.

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        Institutiones rei herbarieae. Editio tertia.

      Ex Typ. Regia., Parisiis. 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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        The Works of William ChillingworthThe Religion of Protestants A Safe Way to SalvationNine SermonsHis Letter to Mr LewgarNine Additional DiscoursesAm Answer to some Passages in Rushworth?s DialoguesTwo Letters Never Before Printed

      London - Walthoe, Knapton, Tooke, Midwinter, Robinson, & Cowse, 1719 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A compendium of the works of prominent 17th-century theologian William Chillingworth, bound regally in old calf. Chillingworth (1602-44) was born in Oxford and educated therein at Trinity College in the University. Inspired by the Jesuits and seeking a 'certainty' he had yet to find, Chillingworth converted to Catholicism and travelled to Douai in 1630; however, he returned to England before a year had elapsed and declared himself Protestant once more, though he remained skeptical about 'dogmatic certainty' in his ongoingsearch for truth. He was a Royalist and an Episcopalian during the civil war, and died after being captured at Arundel castle, having designed the siege engines used at Gloucester. The thread of Chillingworth's reservations against dogmaticzeal runs through histheological writings, in which he asserts the importance of 'unfettered' rational inquiry and consciential conviction in spiritual matters. Condition: Internally, bindings holding firm. Bookplates of Ogles, Duncan, and Cochrane Booksellers, Prof. David Arthur Pailin, and C. M. College Library on front pastedown; in old ink C M College Library, Bala on verso of blank sheet at front; red ink stain, about an inch long, on edge of final leaves and very slightly penetrating onto a few pages. Externally, bound in old calf, spine chipped,joints cracked, with a small loss of leather on front board, corners worn. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade

      William Snelgrave was an English sea captain, slave trader, and ivory trader on the West African coast. He reportedly treated his slaves better than most traders of the day.  In what passed for notable humanity at the time,Snelgrave provided his slaves two meals a day, visits to the deck, and pipes and tobacco. He also allowed the women and children to be unchained. He was captured by pirate captains La Bouche, Cocklyn, and Howell Davis along the coast of West Africa in 1719. He was originally attacked by Cocklyn's quartermaster for failing to surrender, beaten, and shot in the arm.  What allegedly spared Snelgrave was his men crying out: "For God's sake, don't kill our captain, for we were never with a better man."  Snelgrave wrote about his captivity with the pirates. He described how Davis claimed that "their reasons for going a-pirating were to revenge themselves on base merchants and cruel commanders of ships." This may explain why Snelgrave was spared.  In 1727 he arrived at Whydah, which had just been captured by Dahomey. His account of this event, which he learned of second hand, has been the main source of many modern historians.  In 1734 he published A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade. He was not critical of the slave trade like other traders became, and dedicated his book to the European merchants of West Africa.  Here is the first edition of Snelgrave's book.  The binding is recent and fine in 3/4 brown leather with raised spine bands and gilt rules over marbled paper-covered boards with leather corners.  The contents are bright and clean with no spotting.  The original folding map is present, properly folded, and untorn, though professionally reinforced on the back along the edges.

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        Mundus Philosophicus disputationi traditus; sive Universa Philosophia Scholastico-Peripatetica, Quinquies denis Erotematibus Philosophicis in Thesi resolutis comprehensa

      Prag, Wickart [1719].. gr.-4°. 8 Bll., 716 S., 1 Bl. Mit zahlr. Kopf- u. Schlußvign. sowie Initialen. Pbd. d. Zt. m. gold- u. rotfarb. Brokatpapapierbezug. Rückensch. Rü. u. Kanten berieb.

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        Der durch die Printzessin von Ursinis Besessen gewesene, aber nunmehro, von seiner Gemahlin und dem Cardinal Alberoni, Bezauberte Philippus V. König in Spanien, Oder: Die geheime oder andere Historie des Spanischen Hofs,

      Fft. u. Lpz., o. Vlg. 1719.. 8°. 9 Bll., 1192 S. mit 10 (v. 11) Portr. in Kupfer (inkl. Forntisp.). Pgmt. d. Zt. Etw. gebräunt u. fleckig. Hayn-Got. VI, 175f. - Deutsche Übers. d. Orig.: "Histoire publique et secrète de la cour de Madrid", im selben Jahr erschienen. Das mit D. F. unterzeichnete Vorwort läßt auf die Autorenschaft von David Fassmann (1683-1744) schließen.

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        Discours touchant le Point de Vue, Dans lequel il est prouvé que les choses qu'on voit distinctement, ne sont vues que d'un oeil

      One engraved plate, an engraved head-piece, 24 full-page engravings, & 9 full-page woodcut diagrams. 6 p.l., 86 pp. 8vo, cont. calf, single gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: A. Cailleau, 1719. Second edition (1st ed.: 1679). "An unusual work on the physiology of vision, with special regard to its implications for artistic perspective. A well-known engraver and geometrician, Le Clerc was professor of perspective at the Académie Royale de Peinture for thirty years...His explanations in this treatise are illustrated with twenty-four engravings of his own devising."-Becker 235. Le Clerc (1637-1714), following the lead of Jacques Callot and Stefano della Bella, helped to create the vignette style so popular in the French book of the following century. Fine copy from the Macclesfield library with embossed stamp on title. .

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        Sylva spiritualis morum, oder: Geistlicher Sittenwald das ist: 109 Moral und sittliche Sonntags-Predigten durch das gantze Jahr ... Mit beygefügten unterschiedlichen geistreichen Concepten ... Historien und Gleichnissen gezieret ... und mit zweyen Registern versehen

      Augsburg, Veith 1719. 33 cm. (14 von 16), 408, (4) S., Blindgeprägter Schweinsleder-Band der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen - Angebunden: Pacificus a Cruce: Sylva spiritualis florum, Oder: Geistlicher Blumen-Wald, Das ist: Hundert sechs und viertzig Moral und Sittliche Feyertags-Predigen für das gantze Jahr, Mehrentheils zwo, auch etlichmahl mehr Predigen an jederem Feyertag und particularen Patronen, unterschiedliche Primitz- und Jubel-Jahrs ... Aus Göttlicher Heil. Schrifft, denen HH. Vätteren, Geist- und Weltlichen Geschicht-Schreiberen, auch mit Historien bewährter Scribenten ... gezieret ... und mit zweyen Registern versehen. Augsburg, Veith, 1719. Folio-Format (12), 548, (6 von 8) Seiten Erster Jahrgang der Sonntags- und Feiertags-Predigten des Karmeliters und Expriors von Arlon. Einband etwas fleckig, Ecken bestoßen, fehlt 1 Schließhaken, innen stellenweise stockfleckig, Stempel, fehlen Titel zu I und des letzte Blatt (Reg. S-Z) zu II. -

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        Hymnopoeographia, oder Historische Lebens-Beschreibung der berühmtesten Lieder-Dichter

      Herrnstadt, Roth-Scholtz 1719 -1724. 17 cm. Teil 1-3 (von 4) in 1 Band gebunden; (16), 464, 53, (11); (14), 414, (2 weiß), 44, (8); (16), 504 Seiten mit 3 (wiederholten) gestochenen Titelvignetten von M. Renz, Titel rot und schwarz. In Papp-Umschlag des 19. Jahrhunderts mit Bindebändern und Rückenschild - Faber du Faur 1503a - Goed. III, 148 und 314, 118 - MGG 16, 765 - Zischka 166 - Das erste Werk, das den Begriff "Hymnopöographie" für die damalige hymnologische Wissenschaft gebraucht (MGG). "His "Hymnopoeographia" has great merit, as it lists the biographies and works of 1133 Authors" (Faber du Faur). Dieses Exemplar ohne Teil 4 (Nachträge). Papierbedingte leichte Bräunung, vereinzelt Stockflecken -

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        Guilielmi Neubrigensis Historia sive chronica rerum Anglicarum, libris quinque / e codice MS. pervetusto, in bibliotheca prænobilis Domini Dni. Thomæ Sebright ... uberrimis additionibus locupletata, longeque emendatius quam antehac edita atque industria Thomæ Hearnii, qui & præter Joannis Picardi annotationes, suas etiam notas & spicilegium subjecit ; accedunt homiliæ tres eidem Guilielmo a viris eruditis adscriptæ, partim e codice præclaro

      Published Oxonii : E theatro Sheldoniano, 1719. 1st Edition. Physical description; complete in 3 volumes. (CXXXIV,[2],944p., [2] folded leaves of plates) : ill. ; 20cm (8vo). Notes; The pagination and register are continuous. Vols. 2-3 do not have title-pages, only half-titles. With a list of subscribers. Includes index. Subjects; Great Britain - History - Norman period, 1066-1154 - Early works to 1800. Great Britain - History - Plantagenets, 1154-1399 - Early works to 1800. Other names; Hearne, Thomas, 1678-1735. Referenced by: ESTC, T149586. Language; Latin. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Ovid's Art of Love, in three books. Together with his amours, and remedy of love. Translated into English verse, by several eminent hands. To which are added, The Court of Love, a tale from Chaucer. And the History of Love. Adorn'd with cutts.

      printed for J. Tonson; and sold by W. Taylor at the Ship in Pater-noster Row,, London 1719 - A scarce early edition. Three editions had previously been published, the first in 1709, and this popular title went on to be republished numerous times during the eighteenth century. The translators are identified in the text as John Dryden, Nahum Tate and William Congreve. 'The history of love' is by Charles Hopkins and 'The court of love' is a metrical paraphrase by Arthur Maynwaring. 12mo (150 × 85 mm.), pp. [xi], 6-419 (pp. 130, 159, 193 misnumbered), [5] (adverts), with frontispiece and 7 plates (of which 4 are included within pagination) by Gribelin, woodcut headpieces. Frontispiece laid to endpaper, title a little marked, occasional foxing, pp. 379-80 torn with no loss. Early continental vellum backed paper boards, paper label with manuscript title in red ink. Somewhat rubbed, text slightly thumbed. A good copy. [ESTC gives 7 locations: BL (2 copies), John Rylands, Manchester (2 copies). McMaster University and Universities of Illinois and Waterloo.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires pour servir ? l?histoire de France. Contenant ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable dans ce royaume depuis 1515. jusqu?en 1611. (Ed. Jean Godefroy).

      Heirs of Herman Demen,, Cologne [Brussels] 1719 - A finely-illustrated history of France in the sixteenth and early-seventeenth century. The second part (1589-1611) is printed here for the first time; the first part originally having been published in 1621 as Journal des choses memorables advenues durant tout le regne de Henry III (Cioranesco 13602).The imprint is certainly false, and Brussels is the more likely origin, though the woodcut device on the first title is that of Antoine Vincent of Lyon. The frontispiece is notable and is a violent allegory of this turbulent century, the female personification of France is beset by a crowd of petitioners in the form of vagrants, a monk, nobles and merchants while in the background several brutal excutions are enacted, with the city of Paris and the towers of Notre Dame in the distance. It is the work of Richard van Orley (1663-1732), a Brussels painter and engraver, and engraved by François Harrewijn (1700-1764), also a Brussels engraver, pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe, known primarily for his portraits of historical figures. Harrewijn also supplied the excellent suite of 33 portraits of kings and queens (including Mary Stuart) and leading members of church and state. 2 vols, 8vo (170 x 100 mm), pp. [xvi] (including dramatic engraved frontispiece, signed Rich. van Orley and Harrewijn), 334, [46]; [4] leaves (including repeated frontispiece), 384, [56] titles printed in red and black, with woodcut devices; 33 full-page engraved portraits (signed Harrewijn). Very light browning. Contemporary mottled calf, spines with 5 raised bands, gilt in compartments. Corners rubbed, two joints starting, bookplates removed. An attractive copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Merckwürdiges Leben Des Durchlauchtigsten Fürsten u. Herrn, Herrn Moritz Wilhelms, Hertzogs zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve u. Berg, auch Engern und Westphalen ... Aus Besondern Nachrichten beschrieben, mit verschiedenen Actis publicis und Documentis erläutert, und mit Kupffern versehen

      FfM., o. Vlg. 1719.. 3 Tle. in 1geb. 8°. 8 Bll., 396; 220 S., 8 Bll.; 2 Bll., 123 S. Mit 1Titelportr. u. 5 weiteren Portrait-Kupfern. Pgmt. d. Zt. In gutem Zustand. Zeigen. Hs. a. d. Innendeckel u. flieg. Vors. Holzm.-Boh. VI, 6360 - Moritz Wilhelm zu Sachsen (1664-1718) erregte durch seine Konfessionswechsel vom Protestantismus zum Katholizismus und wieder zurück erhebliche Aufmerksamkeit. 1715 erfolgte die Konversion zunächst heimlich, 1717 schließlich auch öffentlich in Leipzig. Bereits am 17. Oktober 1718 konvertierte er neuerlich, diesmal wieder zum lutherischen Protestantismus. Er starb am 15. November desselben Jahres.

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        La Princesse de Cleves

      Paris, Compagnie des Libraires 1719. Avec privilège du Roy.. 4 Tle. in 1 Bd. kl.-8°. Titelbl., 3 Bll., 207 S.; Titelbl., 209 (1) S. (Durchgeh. paginiert). HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Rü. leicht berieb. La princesse de Clèves stellt innerhalb der als nouvelle historique bezeichneten Form des zeitgenössischen Kurzromans eine Ausnahme gerade durch die einzigartige Darstellungskunst hinsichtlich seelischer Konflikte dar und darf als Anfang des psychologischen Romans in Frankreich gelten." (Kindler). - Erschien erstmals 1678.

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        Glossographia Anglicana Nova

      London:: D. Brown et al, 1719 Unpaginated. 20 cm. Woodcuts. 2nd ed. Full leather with raised bands. Respined and corners rebuilt. Leather worn. Hinges repaired internally. Bookplate on front pastedown. Ink inscriptions on front endpapers. Generally dark with small marks and stains throughout. Missing p. I8, ink notes in index. Title continues: "or, a Dictionary, Interpreting Such Hard words of Whatever Language, as are at present used in the English Tongue, with their Etymologies, Definitions &c. Also The Terms of Divinity, Law, Physick, Mathematics, History, Agriculture, Logick, Metaphysicks, Grammar, Poetry, Musick, Heraldry, Architecture, Painting, War, and all other Arts and Sciences are herein explain'd, from the best Modern Authors; as, Archbishop Tillotson, Sir William Temple, Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Harris, Dr. Gregory, Mr. Lock, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Dryden, Mr. Blunt, &c. The Second Edition, with the Addition of above Three Thousand Words, not in the former. Very Useful to all Those that desire to understand what They read." The first English dictionary to make considerable use of woodcuts in the form of coats of arms.

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        Fables nouvelles dediŽes au Roy... avec un discours sur la fable.

      Paris : Gregoire Dupuis... 1719 . 4to, Eng. frontispiece by Tardieu after Coypel, xlii, 358, [2] pp, vignette on title page and 100 engravings in text by Cochin, Gillot, Edelinck, B. Picart, Simoneau and Tardieu after Coypel, Gillot, Edelinck, B. Picart and Ranc, contemporary French red morocco, 3-line gilt fillet borders with small corner ornaments, fully gilt spine with two olive morocco labels. spine very worn and sometime repaired at head. "Trs belle Ždition rare et recherchŽe" - Cohen / de Ricci [p.594] The book is famous for the suite of 100 exquisite engravings, 68 of which were designed and engraved by Claude Gillot (1673-1722), the great master of Watteau; Gillot's engravings have long been recognised as the first significant book illustrations of the 18th century.

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        Fables Nouvelles, dediées au Roy... Avec un Discours sur la Fable. [spine title: Fables de la Motte]

      Paris:: Chez Gregoire Dupuis, rue saint Jacques, a la Fontaine d'or., 1719.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. Frontis, xlii, 358, [2] privelege du Roy. With the 102 exquisite copper engravings, including frontis and title vignette, after Gillot, Charles Coypel and others. Pages cockled and with a generally light tide stain to many pages, but otherwise very clean. With the heraldic bookplate of Sr. Josa. Van Neck. Edges sprinkled. Quarto, firm, in contemporary sprinkled calf with gilt spine with raised bands. Surface of boards eroded in places, spine delightful.

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        Boerosia, Urbs, per Regna Septemtrionis, mercatura nobilis.

      - Then uti the Nordiska Riken, för sin köp0handel wälbekante Boeråås Stad. Beskrifwen af Nils Hufwedsson Dal. Stockholm, tryckt hos Sahl. M. Laurelli Enkia, Anno 1719. 8:o. (8),112 s. + 2 utvikbara graverade planscher. Samtida nött kalvskinnband, rikt gulddekorerad rygg. Liten bit borta vid ryggens fot. 20 mm spricka i främre fals. Nedersta 9 mm bortklippta på titelbladet. Fjärde bladet med gammal förstärkning i yttre kant. Planschen Wästgöta-dräng förstärkt i inre marginalen. Arvid och Rosa Hernmarcks förgyllda pärmexlibris på främre pärm. Stämpel AE i nedre marginalen på titelbladet. Exlibris Alex. Engblom och J. O. Wedberg. 16 x 10 cm.*Warmholtz 534.[#2578]

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        A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade

      William Snelgrave was an English sea captain, slave trader, and ivory trader on the West African coast. He reportedly treated his slaves better than most traders of the day.  In what passed for notable humanity at the time,Snelgrave provided his slaves two meals a day, visits to the deck, and pipes and tobacco. He also allowed the women and children to be unchained. He was captured by pirate captains La Bouche, Cocklyn, and Howell Davis along the coast of West Africa in 1719. He was originally attacked by Cocklyn's quartermaster for failing to surrender, beaten, and shot in the arm.  What allegedly spared Snelgrave was his men crying out: "For God's sake, don't kill our captain, for we were never with a better man."  Snelgrave wrote about his captivity with the pirates. He described how Davis claimed that "their reasons for going a-pirating were to revenge themselves on base merchants and cruel commanders of ships." This may explain why Snelgrave was spared.  In 1727 he arrived at Whydah, which had just been captured by Dahomey. His account of this event, which he learned of second hand, has been the main source of many modern historians.  In 1734 he published A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade. He was not critical of the slave trade like other traders became, and dedicated his book to the European merchants of West Africa.  Here is the first edition of Snelgrave's book.  The binding is recent and fine in 3/4 brown leather with raised spine bands and gilt rules over marbled paper-covered boards with leather corners.  The contents are bright and clean with no spotting.  The original folding map is present, properly folded, and untorn, though professionally reinforced on the back along the edges.

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        Sammelband mit 24 meist Memmingen betreffenden Ordnungen, Dekreten usw

      O. O. oder Memmingen, meist o. Dr., 1719 - 1785.. HLdr. d. Zt. 4°. Enthält im einzelnen: 1. Gerichts- und Process-Ordnung, Des Heil. Reichs-Stadt Memmingen erneuerte. 1751. 352 S. - 2. Reichs-Stadt Memmingische Appellations- und Revisions-Ordnung. 1784. 34 S., 3 Bll. (le. w.). - 3. Reichs-Stadt Memmingische Arrest-Ordnung in Causis Civilibus. 1761. 33 S. - 4. Raths-Decret die Einlösung der auf der Gant untergehenden Grundstücke betreffend. 1764. 2 Bll. - 5. Raths-Decret, Eines Wohllobl. Magistrats der Reichs-Stadt Memmingen, dd. 24. Nov. 1719. Die Limitirung der Jnteressen in Pfand- und Handels-Schulden betreffend. Einem Ehrsamen Stadt-Gericht zu insinuiren, und Jn allen Zünfften zu publiciren. 1719. 4 Bll. - 6. Trag- und Vormundschaft-Ordnung, Des Heil. Röm. Reichs freyen Stadt Memmingen erneuerte. 1756. 53 S. - 7. Decret an sambtliche Tragere, Wann dieselben wegen Ausgemächter bey Löbl. Tragschafft-Ambt erscheinen sollen, oder nicht. 1732. 1 unn., 1 w. Bll. - 8. Reichs-Stadt Memmingische Bauschau-Ordnung Erneuert, Vermehrt und Verbessert. 1747. 70 S., 1 Bl. - 9. Reichs-Stadt Memmingische Feuer-Ordnung Erneuert, Vermehrt und Verbessert. 1765. 60 S. - 10. Raths-Decret (wie 4). - 11. Raths-Dekret... (die sogenannten Verschollenen betreffend). 1777. 2 Bll. - 12. Obrigkeitliches Decret das Dorf- und Waasenbrennen, Bewahrung der davob abfallenden Asche und weiter dahin einschlagendes betreffend. 1783. 1 Bl. - 13. Müller- und Mühlen-Ordnung, Des Heil. Röm. Reichs freyen Stadt, samt angehenckten Articuln die Mühlen-Schau betreffend. 1740. 12 Bll. - 14. Waag- und Accis-Ordnung, ingleichem Reglement wie sich fremde in der Reichsstadt Memmingen Handlung treiben wollende Kaufleute, Crämer, Käufler, Käuflerinn, auch Juden im handeln zu verhalten haben. 1779. 24 S. - 15. Obrigkeitliche Bekanntmachung die Aufhebung des Waisenhauses betreffend. 1782. 2 Faltbll. - 16. Berechnung über die bey einem Kauf-Contract bedingte zihlbarliche Summen gegen bar Geld, nach dem Land-üblichen Jnteresse a 5. pr. Cento, und wie hoch jedes Zihl besonders Jährlich davor anzunehmen... 1755. 55 S., 2 gef. Tab. - 17. Obrigkeitliches Decret, die Abwendung der von den wütenden Hunden entstehenden Gefahren betreffend. 1785. 2 Faltbll. - 18. (Dekret, bettelnde Handwerker betreffend). 1773. 1 Faltbl. - 19. (Dekret, das Zechen in den Wirtshäusern während dern Gottesdiensten betreffend). 1781. 1 Faltbl. - 20. (Dekret, die Sperrstunde betreffend). 1756. 1 Faltbl. - 21. Gesaz u. Ordnung, Des Heil. Röm. Reichs-Stadt Memingen erneuerte, betreffend den Hebammen-Meister und die Hebammen. 1740. 8°. 22 S., 1 w. Bl. - 22. Heilsame Vorschläge, wie der grassirenden Seuche unter dem Horn-Vieh vorzubauen... 1740. 18 S. - 23. Gründliche Anweisung, Woran man die leyder gar zu sehr eingerissene Kranckheit des Viehes erkennen... könne. Um 1740. 5 Bll. - 24. Chur-Bayersche und Reichs Stadt Ravenspurgische publicirte Hülffs-Mittel, gegen die Vieh-Seuche... 1743. 8°. 4 Bll. - Berieben und bestoßen, Rückenbezug mit Fehlstellen. Die durchwegs seltenen Texte sauber und frisch.

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        English Liberties, Or, The Free-Born Subject's Inheritance,

      1719. [Care, Henry (1646-1688)]. N[elson], W[illiam] [b.1653], Editor. English Liberties, Or, The Free-Born Subject's Inheritance, Containing Magna Charta, Charta de Foresta, The Statute De Tallagio, Non Concedendo, The Habeas Corpus Act, and Several Other Statutes; With Comments on Each of Them. Likewise, The Proceedings in Appeals of Murder, Of Ship-Money; Of Tonnage and Poundage. Of Parliaments, and the Qualification and Choice of Members: Of the Three Estates, and of the Settlement of the Crown by Parliament. Together with a Short History of the Succession, Not by Any Hereditary Right: Also a Declaration of the Liberties of the Subject: And of the Oath of Allegiance and Supremacy. The Petition of Right; With a Short but Impartial Relation of the Difference Between Charles I and the Long Parliament, Concerning the Prerogative of the King, the Liberties of the Subject, and the Rise of the Civil Wars. Of Trials by Juries, and of the Qualifications of Jurors: Their Punishment for Misbehaviour, and of Challenges to Them. Lastly, Of Justices of the Peace, Coroners, Constables, church-Wardens, Overseers of the Poor, Surveyors of the Highways, &c. With Many Law Cases Throughout the Whole. London: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and H. Gosling, 1719. [xii], 356 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Recent period-style calf, blind frames to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Toning to text, light edgewear to preliminaries, staining to outer margins of final few leaves. Early owner signature to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * First published around 1680, this assertion of English rights had a profound influence in the American colonies. (It was also one of the first legal books published in America.) George Mason used it when drafting Virginia's Declaration of Rights (1776). It may have influenced Jefferson, who owned two copies, when he wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. Its influence is also evident in the Bill of Rights. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson 2702, 2703. English Short-Title Catalogue T112711.

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        Recueil d'Ouvrages curieux de mathématique et de mécanique, ou Description du Cabinet de Monsieur Grollier de Servière

      Finely engraved headpiece & 85 finely engraved plates (mostly folding). 14 p.l., 101, [5] pp. Large 4to, cont. calf, spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Lyon: D. Forey, 1719. First edition and a very fine copy of this handsomely illustrated work. This book contains the description of the collection of models of machinery formed by Nicolas Grollier de Servière (1593-1686), a great nephew of the famous bibliophile, Jean Grolier. Written by the collector's grandson Gaspard (1677-1745), the volume contains descriptions and illustrations of numerous models of lathe work, clocks, bridges, military equipment and devices, sluices, locks, various water-raising machines, water and wind mills, pontoon bridges, an ingenious cyclometer mounted on a wheelbarrow, a revolving machine for reference books, a wheelchair, and drawing apparatus. "It is not clear whether all the mechanisms described were actual models, or whether some drawings and descriptions were included. That many were working models is, however, obvious; and these embodied details which could not be repeated on the grand scale."-Wolf, A History of Science, Technology, and Philosophy in the 16th and 17th Centuries, p. 539. Fine copy. Plates 39, 48, and 76 were omitted from all copies, as indicated in the text. Contemporary engraved armorial bookplate "Ex Libris de la Villeneuve." ❧ Baillie, Clocks and Watches. An Historical Bibliography, pp. 153-54. Wheeler Gift Cat. 369-(1751 ed. only). .

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        Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, & des Découvertes qui y ont été faites

      Amsterdam: Chez L'Honoré & Châtelain, 1719. Copper-engraved map, in excellent condition. Sheet size: 18 x 21 5/8 inches. An important and fascinating map of Canada from Châtelain's celebrated 'Atlas Historique' This very finely engraved and epistemologically interesting map was one of the most important maps of Canada printed during its time, and was included in Châtelain's Atlas Historique. It is largely derived from Guillaume de L'Isle's famous 1703 map of Canada, and the geography of the Great Lakes, eastern Canada and New England is quite accurate for the time. The numerous trading posts and missions of New France and the major towns of the adjacent British colonies are labeled. The area around Hudson's Bay is shown to be inhabited by native tribes referred to as the "Christinaux or Kilistinons," while Labrador is home to the "Eskimaux." Interestingly, the map features a number of notes specifically referring to the names of explorers and the dates in which they discovered certain places, such as the reference to 'Nouveau Danemarc', discovered by the Danish explorer Jan Munk in 1619. The depiction of the upper Mississippi and Ohio basins is also quite detailed, noting the position of the French fort of 'St. Louis' or 'Crèvecouer' near the present-day site of Peoria, Illinois. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of the map is its portrayal of the "Rivière Longue," one of the most sensational and enduring cartographic misconceptions ever devised. This imaginary river was reported to flow from the 'Pays des Gnacsitares' in the far west, promising the best route through the interior of the continent, supposedly placing one within close reach of the Pacific Ocean. It is a product of the imagination of the Baron Lahontan, an entertaining and roguish French adventurer, whose best-selling travel narrative Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique septentrionale (1703) convinced many of the world's greatest intellects of the existence of this mythical waterway. The text, 'Remarque Historique' that fills the northwestern part of the map describes the history of New France from the days of Jacques Cartier to contemporary times. Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada II:334, plate 215.

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        MONASTIC RULES: Regula sancti Benedicti and Regula sancti Augustini episcopi

      MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON VELLUM WITH MODERN ILLUMINATION, Italy (Venice?), late fourteenth century with added modern miniatures. 145 x 115 mm. 79 folios, back pastedown made from a fourteenth(?)-century Italian Choir Book with music on four-line red staves, complete (collation: i4+1, ii6, iii-vi8, vii10, viii8, ix4, x8, xi6; f. 1 is inserted, ff. 2-5 belong between ff. 8 and 9), catchwords, written in cursive gothic bookhands, Rule of Benedict frame-ruled in pencil with up to 23 long lines (justification c. 115 x 65 mm.), and the Rule of Augustine written with 18 lines per page, without rubrics, on leaves ruled in hard-point; TWO MODERN FULL-PAGE MINIATURES: St. Benedict (f. 1v) and St. Augustine (f. 65v), likely added in the nineteenth or twentieth century, small red initials, some with pen decoration. BINDING: Bound in nineteenth-century burgundy velvet over pasteboard, some signs of wear, the velvet and joints worn, some cords broken, but in sound condition. TEXT: This attractively written pocket-sized manuscript contains an extremely rare pairing of texts: the two greatest foundation documents of early Western monasticism. The addition of the two modern miniatures, executed in a style based on fifteenth-century Italian miniatures adds greatly to the charm of the volume. St. Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-c. 550) is considered the founder of Western monasticism; his Rule, written c. 540, had a profound effect on the lives of religious men and women in the Middle Ages, and has remained the leading guide for communal monastic life down to the present day. The Rule of St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430), although written in the fifth century, did not have a wide influence until the late eleventh century, when it became the standard rule by which Canons Regular (secular, or non-monastic clerics) ordered their lives. Its sanity, adaptability, and the repute of its author led to its adoption by a number of monastic bodies, both active and contemplative, including the Dominicans. PROVENANCE: Combining these two monastic rules in one manuscript is unusual; normally one would not expect a Benedictine monk to have wanted a copy of the Rule of Augustine, and vice versa. Manuscripts containing both Rules appear to be exceptionally rare: the Schoenberg Database records only the present manuscript and one other (sold in 1719). The original owner of the manuscript may have been a layman, or a monk or canon with a scholarly interest in religious rules. In the fifteenth century the manuscript had a Benedictine owner, as shown by the wording of the title he added on f. 2. Sold at L’Art ancien, Zurich, Catalogue 38: Manuskripte und Inkunabeln, Bücher des XVI. und XVIII. Jahrhunderts, 17 June 1964, no. 261. Belonged to the Harry and Virginia Walton Collection, Covington, Virginia; bought c. 1964 (not recorded in Faye and Bond). CONDITION: lower margins of ff. 8 and 65 cut away and repaired using medieval parchment, with minor signs of use and age, but generally in very good condition throughout. Full description and photographs available. 388

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        Relation de l'inauguration Solomnelle de Sa Sacrée Majesté Imperiale et Catholique, Charles VI. Empereur des Romains.Celebrée à Gand Ville Capitale de la Province, le XVIII. Octobre 1717

      Ghent: Augstin Graet, 1719. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Tall folio [44 x 27 cm], engraved frontispiece and 6 large folding plates by Helybrouck, Berterham and Harrewyn after van Volxsom, J. Colin and Eykens, 32 pp., including title and first text leaf printed in red and black. Bound in 19th c vellum, morocco title label on spine. Provenance: Victor Massena, Prince of Essling (1836-1910). Minor toning but generally a tall and fresh copy, with the plates in fine impression. First edition of a sumptuous festival book commemorating the inauguration of HRE Charles VI in 1717 as Count of Flanders, featuring an allegorical frontispiece and 6 large folding plates, including four engravings of the extravagant fireworks displays that followed the ceremony.Graet's text provides a meticulous day-by-day account of the festivities, including the cavalcade's departure from Brussels on the 16th of October and its arrival at Mont Blandin Abbey in Ghent, the musical program of the Mass at St. Bavo, and especially the opulent splendor of the inauguration on the afternoon of the 18th at the Marché du Vendredi (Vrijdagmarkt, Ghent's largest public square), for which an enormous stage had been specially designed by the architect Jacob Colin. The inauguration engraving-nearly a full meter wide-is signed by Colin, C.Eykens and the engraver J.B. Berterham, who also executed the engraving of the interior of the Cathedral. A third plate depicts a rather grisly triumphal arch, celebrating the expansion of the Austrian Empire with pikes bearing the severed heads of Turkish generals.The spacious Vrijdagmarkt, with its central column and statue of HRE Charles V, is also the backdrop for two of the three feu d'artifice plates. Curiously, each of these engravings depicts the incendiary towers in two stages: not only during the detonation of their pyrotechnic fountains, but also prior to their lighting, when their thousands of canisters still hang intact and untouched. The most striking of these plates, by Jacob Harrewijn, depicts the towers at night, looming over the Gothic façade of the Hôtel de Ville.Though Charles VI acceded as Count of Flanders in 1713, the protracted transfer of the province from the Spanish Habsburgs to the Austrian Habsburgs delayed festivities until 1717, at which point no expense was spared to celebrate the inauguration. Graet's fête book even proclaims Charles "Roy des Espanges," though that title had already been won in the War of the Spanish Succession by Philip V.*Berlin 2959; Watanabe 2730; Landwehr Ceremonies 198; Lotz, p. 104; Salatino, Incendiary Art, pp. 33-36.

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        Relation De L'Inauguration Solemnelle De Sa Sacree Majeste Imperiale Et Catholique, Charles VI, Empereur Des Romains Toujours Auguste, Et Troisieme Du Nom Roy Des Espagnes Comme Comte De Flandres, Delebree a Gand.le XVIII. Ocrobre 1717

      Ghent: Augustin Graet, 1719., 1719. folio. pp. 32. title & p. 3 printed in red & black. woodcut title vignette, ornaments & initials. engraved frontis. & 6 large folding engraved plates. contemporary calf, imperial arms stamped in gilt on upper cover & arms of Flanders on lower cover (corners & spine ends neatly repaired, covers with some scrapes, lower edge of frontis. shaved, few tears to folds in 1 plate repaired with no loss, overall a very good copy). First Edition of this fine fete book commemorating the inauguration of Emperor Charles VI as Count of Flanders, celebrated at Ghent on October 18, 1717. The fine large engravings by J.Bertheram, M.Heylbrouck, and J.Harrewyn after Bertheram, C.Eyskens, &c. include depictions of the inauguration ceremony and public celebrations, the triumphal arch erected in front of the town hall, and three of the elaborate fireworks displays. The engraved frontispiece is by M.Heylbrouck after J.B. van Volxsom. Berlin Kat. 2959. Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies, 198. Lipperheide 2668. Vinet 679.. F. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        [Americas] Carte tres curieux de la Mer du Sud

      Amsterdam,, 1719. Size: 1400 x 810 mm Framed size: 1620 x 1040 mm. Copperplate engraving. Elaborately engraved wall-map in four sheets joined. In excellent condition, a very clear, crisp impression. One of the most beautiful and elaborately engraved maps of the Americas ever published, Châtelain's famous map shows North and South America, the Pacific Ocean, the west coast of Europe and Africa, and the known coast of Australasia. California is shown as an island. The many inset plans, views, portraits and scenes make this a visual encyclopaedia of the discovery and exploration of the Americas. A vignette of the Niagara Falls has beavers in the foreground walking on their hind legs, clutching bundles of sticks; other vignettes show native American weddings and funerals, and panning for gold in the River Plate. There are numerous inset maps of different ports such as the Cape of Good Hope, and islands mainly in South America; and nine portraits of explorers in medallions at the top edge with text of their exploits on ribbons attached. The borders of the inset maps and illustrations are decorated with animals and plants. There are several short paragraphs of text on the map, giving information about the features, government and people of different countries, the tides and winds.

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        Nucleus Belgicus Materiae Medicae in quo Breviter describuntur Medicamenta Simplicia & Alimenta in hisce Regionibus usualia, cum venenis hic vel in Authoribus passim occurentibus. Cui Adjungitur pars altera, in qua Operatione Medicamentorum, Methodice & Mechanice explicantur

      Bruxelles,: Simonis t'Serstevens,, 1719.. 2 parts in one volume: [xxiv], 417, [xv] pp. Small 8vo (10,5 x 16,5 cm.). Contemporary marbled calf, spine with raisen bands (gilt decoration faded), giltletterd red morocco title-label (hinge slight worn; lower part of the spine rebacked with some slight loss of the original leather). With a woodcut title vignet and some woodcut headers.--(Small hole in the blank portion of the title; some scattered minute wormholesin the inner margin, but a very good copy of this rare work). Sondervorst p. 125; Blake, 245. Not in Waller, nor Wellkome. Alphabetically arrange with names in Dutch and French, as well as a Dutch and French index.

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        Paradise Lost. A Poem, In Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Tenth Edition, Adorn’d with Sculptures. (bound with) Notes upon the Twelve Books of Paradise Lost. Collected from the Spectator. Written by Mr. Addison

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1719. two related items from the same publisher and issued the same year, frequently found together and the Addison piece sometimes thought of as an appendix ; 16mo (slightly taller than 14.5 cm.), Paradise Lost ... [5 leaves] (beginning with title), 315, [1] (blank) pp., [20 leaves] (Index), [2 leaves] (Tonson ads), portrait frontis., 12 plates + Notes upon the Twelve Books ... 148 pp.; recent quarter calf with leather spine label and marbled paper covered boards; modern book plate, old pen notes on blanks, occasional pen marginalia in the same hand more frequent in early sections, light damp staining to portrait and early leaves, general light age toning but darker on the last two signatures of Paradise Lost and a large portion of Notes, a few corners creased, still overall a good+ copy. Photos available upon request.

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        Les Barmudes

      Paris 1719 - Size : 116x120 (mm), 4.625x4.75 (Inches), Hand Colored Very good, the top and right margins are extended

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        The Tryal Of John Hampden, Esq; (of Stoke-Mandeville In The County Of Bucks) In The Case Of Ship-Money, Between His Majesty K. Charles I And That Gentleman

      London: Printed for D. Browne, W. Mears, F. Clay. Fair; Full-Leather; Original Full Leather boards, front board detached, . back board hanging on. Front free endpaper loose but present. Covers worn, . boards showing at corners and edges, leather at head and heel of spine is . chipped away. Bottom foredge corners of boards show some bending or . compression. Previous owners name penned in top margin of the title page . Text block sound, some browning to pages and some light intermittent . foxing.. 1719. Folio 13.5" tall. 238 pages; The rest of the Long Title: Wherein is inserted, The Whole Record in Latin and English: The Several Arguments of Council Learned in the Law, on both Sides, in that most remarkable Case at the Bar; with the Opinions of all the Judges on the Bench in the Exchequer-Chamber, &c. As Also Mr. St. John's Speech in the House of Lords Jan 7, 1640 concerning Ship-Money. With Mr. Waller's Speech to the House of Commons, April 22, 1640. On the Same Subject: And, His Famous Speech in Parliment, at a Conference of Both Houses, in the Painted-Chamber, July 6, 1641 on the Exhibiting Articles, by the Commons, against Mr. Justice Crawley, one of the Judges who gave Judgement for the King in that Case. To Which is added, The Tryal of Thomas Harrison, Clerk, for Words Spoken against Mr. Justice Hutton....Accusing Him of High Treason, in Delivering his Opinion in the Exchequer-Chamber, That the King had no Lawful Power in Levying the Ship-Money; and that He therefore denied the King's Supremacy: With the Proceedings thereupon, and his Sentence by the Court. .

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        A Compleat Collection of State Tryals and Proceedings upon Impeachments for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours. In five volumes

      38 - London - Timothy Goodwin, 1719 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A complete first edition set of this fascinating collection of British trials from 1407 to 1709. First Edition. 'From the reign of King Henry the Fourth, to the end of the reign of Queen Anne'. 'With an exact alphabetical table to the whole'. Complete in four volumes (1719), with a supplementary fifthvolume (1738): 'A new abridgement and critical review of the state trials and impeachments for high treason; from the reign of King Richard II, down to the remarkable trial of Captain Porteous in the tenth year of the reign of his present majesty King George II'. Thomas Salmon (bap. 1679, d. 1767) was a historian and travel writer. Though he had no formal training for a profession he was said by the antiquary William Cole to have no small turn for writing, as his many productions show, most of which were written when he resided at Cambridge (BL, Add. MS 5880, fol. 198v). In 1716 or after he was recruited by the printer John Darby the younger (d. 1733) to edit what appeared as A Compleat Collection of State-tryals, in four volumes (1719), beginning with the trial of William Thorpe for heresy in 1407, and ending with the impeachment of Henry Sacheverell in 1710. Salmon had probably not led the collection of the material, but according to critics his tory political views were evident in his selection from the original sources. Salmon published abridged versions of the state trials in 1720 and again in 1737, by which time a second edition had appeared, in 1730, edited by Sollom Emlyn. Despite the improvements of Emlyn and, later, Francis Hargrave, many of Salmon's editorial decisions, particularly relating to seventeenth-century trials, survived into the edition of 180926, edited by Thomas Bayly Howell and Thomas Jones Howell. DNB. Condition: In full speckled calf bindings. Externally, rubbed with some loss and peeling to the leather of volumes II and IV. One hinge strained,six boards held by the cords only, and three boards detached but present. Internally, generally firmly bound although thefirst fewpagesof volumes II, III and V are working loose or detached but present. Generally clean with just a few scattered spots, although volume V has some more frequent light foxing. Some evidence of past worming to the first and last few pages of the volumes. Pastedowns coming away from boards. Copperplate ink marks to front pastedowns and front free endpapers. P. 611 of Volume III is detached but present and has a large closed tear and chipping. There is a torn pictorial bookplate to the front pastedown of the volume V. Would benefit from a sympathetic rebinding. Overall: FAIR with a good interior..

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        A Map of the County of Kent

      London. , 1719. Size: 805 x 540 mm Framed size: 970 x 740 mm. Copperplate engraving, with later added colour. Creasing along central fold, small repair on left hand fold, some foxing, overall very good. Handmade elm frame. Magnificent map of Kent, showing towns, roads, rivers, hills and woods. The different "Lathes, Bailywicks and Hundreds" are coloured in outline, and listed in tables at lower left, along with lists of the cities, ports and franchises; with an inset view of Dover Castle and town at lower right. A colourful border of 118 coats-of-arms of Kent families surrounds the map. Engraved double-page map from Harris's History of Kent.

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      Oxford: printed by John Baskett, 1719. A Bible & Prayer book in very good condition bound in a highly attractive contemporary full pannelled black leather binding. Complete. The Common Prayer TP is dated 1720 printed by John Baskett, Oxford. The OT and NT title pages both dated 1719 also printed by John Baskett; The Whole Book of Psalms collected into English Metre TP is dated 1720 and printed by S. Collins, for the Company of Stationers. The Apocrypha is present and bound in after the Whole Book of Psalms are two leaves of tables. The spine in six compartments, raised bands between, highly decorated in gilt, boards spine with gilt decoration to the compartments, covers elaborately panelled in gilt. Binding very good, and strong with a little general wear and some rubbing to edges, small repair to head of the spine, corners somewhat worn. All edges gilt. Original Marbled end papers. Contents clean and tight, generous margins - all catch-wods, running titles and notes present, front hinge has opened a little but remains very strong, inscription to the front blank dated Oct 12 1886; signature of John Pigott to the Common Prayer title page, otherwise appears unmarked; slight edge-wear to the first few pages. This bible conforms to Herbert's 983, but there is no index in this copy, but Herbert does not mention the Apocrypha, which is present here.. Full Leather. Very Good. 4to (20 x 26cm).

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