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        Observationum libri VIII . Notae philologicae in passionem Christi,

      Ad Ricco Stefano n.d. (1720?), Londine - 4to. 360pp. Woodcut device on title page. "Nova editio ab innumeris, gravibusque mendis, quibus Parisiensis inquinata prodierat, emaculata." Contemporary limp vellum, remnants of manuscript title on spine. Old repair at heel of spine, light dampstain throughout, some internal pages darkened and stained, else a good copy. In Latin. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Historique et Geographique de Royaumes D' Espagne et de Portugal

      Amsterdam: , 1720. Size: 500 × 600 mm. Copperplate engraving with hand colouring. Folds as issued, very minor spotting and offseting, otherwise in very good condition. A historical and geographical map of the kingdoms of Spain and Portugal divided according to their kingdoms and provinces. Including comprehensive indexes, notes and an inset map of the Iberian Peninsula with the Balearic Islands. Regional coats of arms add to the overall merit and aesthetics of this interesting map. A fine map from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique, one of the most famous and prolific works of the early 18th Century.

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        Estats de la Couronne de Pologne. . . / Tabula Regne Poloniae, Ducatus Lithuaniae &Cc. . .

      Covens and Mortier, Amsterdam 1720 - Size : 485x605 (mm), 19.125x23.75 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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        Journal des choses mémorables advenues durant le Regne de Henry III, Roi de France & de Pologne. Edition nouvelle, augmentée de plusieurs Pièces curieuses, & enrichie de Figures & de Notes pour éclaircir les endroits les plus difficiles.

      chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau, Cologne 1720 - Quatre parties en deux forts volumes petits in-8 (10, x 17,3 cm), pleine basane d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièces de titre et tomaison, caisson et fleuron dorés, roulette sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées, (10)-532pp.-(26) et (4)-516pp.-(26). (manque à trois coiffes, quelques frottements aux reliures, un grand nombre de feuillets uniformément brunis, manque en marge d'un feuillet mais sans perte de lettre). 13 portraits et figures gravés par Jacques Harrewyn. Vignettes de titre gravées. Page de titre du tome I en rouge et noir. Ex-libris ("Louis DULIEU") au verso des plats. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL MONSTRUO DE AFRICA INDEFINIBLE. VIDA DE SAN AUGUSTIN, obispo, y doctor de la iglesia, fundador de la orden de los Ermitaños Augustinos.

      Imp. Juan Sanz. Madrid, 1720 - . 21 cm. Frontis con grabado calcográfico a plena página, retrato de san Agustín por Joseph Maragato. [30]-503 pág., 10 h. de índices (sign. [calderón]-[3 calderón]4, 4 calderón]2, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3T4, 3V2). Texto con apostillas marginales. Portada enmarcada en orla tipográfica. Capitulares, cabeceras y "culs-de-lampe" xilográficas. Enc. en pergamino reciente, lomera rotulada, cierres. * Obra editada por Francisco de Avilés que recoge la biografía de san Agustín. Existe una reimpresión de 1767 a cargo de Joaquín Ibarra. Francisco Antonio de Gante es también autor de las biografías de Santa Rita de Casia y del venerable Fr. Alonso de Orozco, religioso agustino. CCPB 73722-4. Palau 97572. san agustin, hagiografia, religión Hagiografia, miracles, martiris i profecies Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Altkolor. orig. Kupfer-Karte von Joh. Bapt. Homann.

      Nürnberg, Homann, um 1720.. Ca. 48 x 57 cm.. Dekorativer und schön kolorierter Stadtgrundriß mit Umgebungsplan zwischen Fürth und Mögeldorf. Unterhalb die kolorierte Gesamtansicht der Stadt mit allegorischen Figuren und Ansichten der Burg am linken und rechten Rand. Besonders interessant ist der Umgebungsplan mit Einzeichnung aller kleinen Dörfer, Burgen und Schlösser. Er reicht von Fürth bis Mögeldorf, im Süden bis Dutzendteich.- Mittelfalz. Kräftiger Abdruck.

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        Nürnberg, Karte und Panorama, anno 1720, Homann J.B., altkolorie

      Nürnberg, ,. Homann, J. B. Prospect und Grundris der des Heil. Röm. Reichs-Stadt Nürnberg Homann, J. B., 1720 "Prospect und Grundris der des Heil. Röm. Reichs-Stadt Nürnberg". Gesamtansicht (in gr. ornament., herald. u. fig. Kart.; ca. 9:45 cm) u. Stadtplan mit Umgebung von Nürnberg. Altkol. Kupf. von J. B. Homann, (um 1720). Blattmaß: 50x60 cm., altkoloriert, Reparatur an der unteren Mittelfalz. Für weitere Infos zur Karte bitte unteren Link anklicken.

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        Determinacion del catolico zelo del Rey N. Señor, Don Phelipe Quinto (que Dios guarde) en defensa de la inmunidad Eclesiastica, que hizo el Illmo. señor Doct. D. Antonio de Soloaga, Arçobispo de Lima, sobre aver extrahido de la Iglesia à Juan Manuel Vallesteros, suponiendo aver dado muerte violenta à Don Alonso de Esquivel.

      N.p., n.pr., (1720). - Caption title. 4 ll. Folio, later burgundy quarter cloth, marbled boards (extremities worn). Foldlines, some light soiling, a few pencil marks in margins, old foliation added in manuscript. Small hole in final leaf touching 4 letters; 3 small holes in inner margin of first leaf, without loss. Manuscript endorsement on final leaf of Joseph de Albayna y Uribe (?), dated Lima, 5 December 1721, stating that the printed edition conforms with the official manuscript copy received by Archbishop Soloaga (slightly trimmed by the binder, small hole affecting signature). ---- The King confirms the actions of D. Antonio de Soloaga, Archbishop of Lima, regarding an accused murderer who had taken refuge in a church, been dragged out by the police, and was tortured to death before an ecclesiastical court could hear his case. The officials involved were deprived of their offices and fined. Several other cases in which accused criminals were denied sanctuary are analyzed and compared to this one.---- Medina, @BHA 2351: noting a copy in the Biblioteca Nacional, Santiago de Chile. Not in Alden & Landis, Palau, Sabin or Medina, @Lima. Not in JCB or JFB (1994). Not located in NUC. OCLC: locates only 2 microfilm copies, 24313018 (Brown University, University of Iowa). Not located in Melvyl. Not located in REBIUN or CCCPB. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE GREAT MIRROR OF FOLLY.] HET GROOTE TAFEREEL DER DWAASHIED VERTOONENDE DE OPKOMST, VOORTGANG EN ONDERGANG DER ACTIE, BUBBEL EN WINDNEGOTIE IN VRANKRIJK, ENGELAND, EN DE NEDERLANDEN.

      [Np, but Holland]. . 1720 - Title printed in red and black. Folding engraved frontispiece, engraved list of plates within a decorative surround, seventy- two engraved plates, maps, and broadsides on 73 leaves (5 of the single-page plates cut the edge of the image and mounted [as issued], 45 double-page, 19 folding and including 10 which combine both engraving and letterpress text). Folio. Contemporary Dutch speckled calf, spine in eight compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, repeat decoration in gilt in the others, joints slightly split, extremities scuffed. One plate loosely inserted, 2 with sections of blank margins torn away, some other clean tears occasionally affecting the image area. Else very good. A very rare economics work in which are reprinted a collection of the contemporary satirical texts and prints relating to the financial exploits of John Law and his infamous Mississippi scheme of 1717-20, events connected with the founding of a viable colony in Louisiana. "John Law (bap. 21 April 1671 - 21 March 1729) was a Scottish economist who believed that money was only a means of exchange that did not constitute wealth in itself, and that national wealth depended on trade. He is said to be the father of finance, responsible for the adoption or use of paper money or bills in the world today. Law was a gambler and a brilliant mental calculator, and was known to win card games by mentally calculating the odds. An expert in statistics, he was the originator of economic theories, including two major ideas: 'The Scarcity Theory of Value' and the 'Real bills doctrine'" (Wikipedia). The present work records the economic crisis precipitated by Law. The crisis had its origins in the decision of the French regent, Philippe d'Orléans, to appoint John Law the Controller General of Finances for France. In "May 1716 the Banque Générale Privée ('General Private Bank'), which developed the use of paper money was set up by Law. It was a private bank, but three quarters of the capital consisted of government bills and government accepted notes. In August 1717, he bought the Mississippi Company, to help the French colony in Louisiana. In 1717 he also brokered the sale of Thomas Pitt's diamond to the regent, Philippe d'Orléans. In the same year Law floated the Mississippi Company as a joint stock trading company called the Compagnie d'Occident which was granted a trade monopoly of the West Indies and North America. The bank became the Banque Royale.in 1718, meaning the notes were guaranteed by the king. The Company absorbed the Compagnie des Indes Orientales, Compagnie de Chine, and other rival trading companies and became the Compagnie Perpetuelle des Indes on 23 May 1719 with a monopoly of commerce on all the seas. The system however encouraged speculation in shares in 'The Company of the Indies' (the shares becoming a sort of paper currency).In 1720 the bank and company were united and Law was appointed Controller General of Finances to attract capital. Law's pioneering note- issuing bank was extremely successful until it collapsed and caused an economic crisis in France and across Europe. "Law exaggerated the wealth of Louisiana with an effective marketing scheme, which led to wild speculation on the shares of the company in 1719. In February 1720 it was valued for a very high future cash flow at 10,000 livres. Shares rose from 500 livres in 1719 to as much as 15,000 livres in the first half of 1720, but by the summer of 1720, there was a sudden decline in confidence, leading to a 97 per cent decline in market capitalization by 1721. Predictably, the 'bubble' burst at the end of 1720, when opponents of the financier attempted en masse to convert their notes into specie. By the end of 1720 Philippe II dismissed Law, who then fled from France." GOLDSMITHS 5829. KRESS 3217. MULLER 3535. SABIN 28932. A.H. Cole, THE GREAT MIRROR OF FOLLY.AN ECONOMIC-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDY [Harvard, 1949].

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        HISTORISCHE UND GEOGRAPHISCHE BESCHREIBUNG DES AN DEM GROSSEN FLUSSE MISSISSIPPI.GELENGEN HERRLICHEN LANDES LOUISIANA.

      Leipzig. . 1720 - [6],84pp. plus folding map. Modern antique paneled calf, gilt. Faint stain in upper margin of text, moderate age- toning. A very good copy. The rare first edition of HISTORISCHE UND GEOGRAPHISCHE BESCHREIBUNG, designed to further the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company, riding the crest of the South Sea Bubble before the crash of that scheme the following year. This is the first of three editions published in 1720, with the later two entitled AUFSFURLICHE BESCHREIBUNG. The present copy does not contain the portrait called for by Sabin and Howes which is present in the copies at Yale, UCLA, and the University of Wisconsin- Madison, but which is not mentioned in EUROPEAN AMERICANA, and the copies at Trinity College and the William Clements Library appear to be complete without it. The map, "Louissana am Fluss Missisippi," provides a slightly fore- shortened cartographic view of the watershed of the Mississippi from around the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. Natchez and other French outposts up the Mississippi are shown, as well as New Orleans and other settlements on the lower river. The Illinois River and the French fort on it in what is now central Illinois are also shown. It is an interesting and significant map. The book is a general collection of material about Louisiana, drawn from Hennepin and from the promotional claims of the Mississippi Company. It paints a rosy picture of the prospects for and future of Louisiana and the venture there. The text concludes with a poem concerning the Mississippi Company. All editions are rare. SABIN 32104. HOWES H520, "b". EUROPEAN AMERICANA 720/122.

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        Journal des choses mémorables advenuës durant tout le Regne de Henry III. Roi de France & de Pologne. Edition nouvelle, augmentée de plusieurs Pièces curieuses, & enrichie de Figures & de Notes pour éclaircir les endroits les plus difficiles.

      Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau 1720 - - Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau, A Cologne [Bruxelles] 1720, 4 parties en 2 Vol. pet. fort in 8 (10x16,5cm), (10) 280 (2) 281 - 532 (28)p. et (4) 516 (26)p., relié. - Nouvelle et rare édition, illustrée de 15 figures par Harrewyn, dont 13 portraits. Page de titre du tome I en rouge et noir. Toutes les premières éditions de cet ouvrage furent édités chez Marteau (Louis Elsevier) on ne connait pas la véritable adresse de celle-ci. Cette édition, après consultation des exemplaires recensés dans les bibliothèques ne contient pas toujours les figures, et quand elle les contient (l'exemplaire de la British Library), on n'en dénombre que 13, sans les deux figures du prêtre clément, et celle intégrée dans Les Sorcelleries de Henry de Valois. Par ailleurs, l'avis au relieur ne présente que 12 portraits. Toutes ces figures sont contenues dans le tome I, le tome II étant occupé par les remarques de Duchat et Denys Godefroy et de nombreux textes qui n'apparaissaient pas dans les précédentes éditions. Pleine Basane blonde marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin beige. Mors supérieur du tome I fendu en tête. Mors supérieur du tome II fendu en tête et queue. Mors inférieur du tome II fendu. Réunion de textes violemment satiriques et critiques sur Henry III, la reine mère, la reine Margot et la cour l'ensemble ne constituait au départ de l'entreprise en 1621 que quelques textes glanés dans les carnets de Pierre de l'Estoile par Louis Servin. Pierre de L"Estoile (1546-1611), Secrétaire du Roi et Grand Audiencier de la Chancellerie de France, fut le témoin de tous les événements et intrigues des règnes de Henri III et Henri IV. On augmenta le nombre des textes dans de nombreuses éditions, lettres de Henri IV, le Discours merveilleux (sur Catherine de Médicis, de Charles Estienne). L'intérêt, naturellement historique de tous ces textes, souvent contemporains de la Ligue, est le même que celui qu'on trouve dans la Satyre Ménipée, à savoir que la qualité des textes étaient dû à de grandes plumes, telle celle de D'aubigné. (10) 280 (2) 281 - 532 (28)p. et (4) 516 (26)p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of Mirabelle Garden in Salzburg, Austria

      Augsburg 1720 - Mathias Diesel (fl.1706-52) Garden views of Austria from Erlustierende Augenweide in Vorstellung Herrlicher Garten u. Lustgebau Augsburg: 1706-1720 Hand-colored copperplate engravings (later color) 17 1/2” x 21” framed

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        RELATIONS DE LA LOUISIANE, ET DU FLEUVE MISSISSIPI. OU L'ON VOIT L'ETAT DE CE GRAND PAIS & LES AVANTAGES QU'IL PEUT PRODUIRE &c.

      Amsterdam: Jean Bernard, . 1720 - [2],408pp. plus folding map and fourteen plates. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Spine nearly perished. Internally clean and bright. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase. This volume is rich in interest, being drawn from material which originally appeared in the fifth volume of Jean Bernard's RECUEIL DE VOYAGES AU NORD. It consists of Henri Tonti's DERNIERES DECOUVERTES., here in the second French edition, one of the most important 17th-century French narratives of the Mississippi Valley; Hennepin's VOYAGE.ENTRE LA MER GLACIALE, a later edition of his second book; RELATION DE LA LOUISIANE OU MISSISSIPPI., published here for the first time, an anonymous officer's account of a visit of several months in 1717, "an interesting narrative of the Indians, French settlers, natural history and products, and trade, especially with the Indians" (Clark); and a short summary of the voyages of Gosnold and Pringe. These narratives are accompanied by fourteen plates of Indians, based on John White's illustrations in De Bry, which do not appear in the regular set. Also present is the handsome folding map, a reissue on a smaller scale of Delisle's 1718 CARTE DE LA LOUISIANE ET DU COURS DU MISSISSIPI. This assemblage usually appears in an abbreviated form, and with fewer plates. SABIN 4936, 69299. HOWES T294 (ref). CLARK I:137. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 720/19. SERVIES 283.

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        Three Physico-Theological Discourses, Concerning i. The Primitive Chaos, And Creation Of The World. ii. The General Deluge, Its Causes And Effects. iii. The Dissolution Of The World And Future Conflagration.

      William And John Innys (Printers) 1720 - Brown leather boards with gilt lettering to spine on green spine label. This volume has recently been professionally repaired with a new spine. Boards and corners are worn. End pages heavily annotated. Hinges are now tight. Title page repaired to top. Occasional marks through the remainder of the text but generally it is clean. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 718g. (YBP Ref: 2836/40 15) Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VENERABLE HISTOIRE SAINT SACREMENT DE MIRACLE

      Chez George De Backer 1720 - TITLE: VENERABLE HISTOIRE SAINT SACREMENT DE MIRACLE 1720 rare AUTHOR: Par G. D. B. PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Chez George De Backer EDITION: Premiere Edition CATEGORY: Super Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books books. If we miss any defects are highlights on any book, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The outside is in a little rough condition with scarring and scrapes to the leather. The leather has dried. Not sure if book came with a front endpaper, starts with the frontispiece, does not look to be missing. There are a few pages near the center of the book with unintentional dog ears folds or bends at the very tip edge. Very minor penciled notation on the inside board. Book is without any other marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 4 ½ x 6 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 188 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Premiere Edition. Chez George De Backer 1720. Fair/None dust jacket condition as issued. 'UNCINY' IS WRITTEN ON THE FRONT BOARD (could be a possible owner's mark)!!! VENERABLE HISTOIRE DU TRE'S SAINT SACREMENT DE MIRACLE. NICE FOLDOUT IN THE CENTER OF THE BOOK. NICE ENGRAVINGS THROUGHOUT! this book on the "Holy Sacrament of Miracles". ONLY THE 1770 COPIES ARE FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET, AND THEY ARE PRICED IN THE $900 - $3500 PRICE RANGE!!!!! THERE ARE NO OTHER 1720 COPIES FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!! InvCode zu98 ViewFair Books : [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venerable Histoire du Tres Saint Sacrament de Miracle, notablement amelioree & augmentee en cette nouvelle edition de plusieurs Preuves, Temoignages & circostances curieuses, qui n'ont jamais été mises au jour cy-devant. Le tout tiré de plusieurs Autheurs affidez & approuvez. Enrichie de tres Belles figures en taille douce. Composee en Flamand par Pierre De Cafmeyer, pretre e chanoine de l'eglise Collegiale de SS. Michel & Gudule, E traduite en francois par G.D.B. Premiere edition.

      Baker, Stryckwant., Bruxelles. 1720 - 2 tomi in 1 vol., in fol., piena pelle, cc.nn. 6 + pp. 46 (primo tomo) + 70 (secondo tomo: prima parte: prima e seconda suite) + 4 cc.nn. + 52 (secondo tomo: seconda parte: prima e seconda suite). Il primo tomo e la seconda parte del secondo tomo presentano antip. con inc. a tutta pagina e front fig. , mentre la prima parte del secondo tomo è mancante dell'antip. e del front. Capilettera. L'opera è arricchita da 32 inc. Il primo tomo risulta mancante di alcune incisioni. Nella seconda parte del secondo tomo la numerazione della pagina 14 viene ripetuta quattro volte (al posto dei numeri 15, 16, 17 e 18) tuttavia dopo mantiene l'errore e riprende dal n. 15. Mende alle copp. Pagine ornate. Carta forte. Bei marg. Stampa fresca. Alcune delle predette inc. sono di Krafft e Harrewyn. Piatto ant. parzialmente sciolto, piccole mende al dorso ed al piatto post. Il primo tomo di questo rarissimo volume, narra la storia del miracolo: alcuni ebrei rubarono i SS. Sacramenti nella chiesa di Santa Caterina in Bruxelles, ma quando li portarono nella loro Sinagoga cominciarono a sanguinare. Il secondo tomo riporta alcune delle celebrazioni fatte per i 350 anni del giubileo, con i relativi archi di trionfo che furono fatti per ornare la chiesa e i luoghi dove passarono le processioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1720 Hooghweerdighe Historie Van Het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament Van Mirakel

      Georgius De Backer, Nicolaus Stryckwant, Aegidius Stryckwant, Carolus De Vos, Joannes Baptista De Vos 1720 - Hooghweerdighe Historie Van Het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament Van Mirakel. Petrus de CAFMEYER. [Vol 1. Brussels: Georgius De Backer 1720] [Vol. II: Nicolaus Stryckwant, Aegidius Stryckwant, Carolus De Vos, Joannes Baptista De Vos 1735], 1720-35, 1720. Hardcover. Yellow calf leather spine with marbled boards. 2 Volumes in 1. folio 14.5 x 9.5 inches. There is rub-through to the corners. the marbled paper over the boards has frayed at bottom of both boards. there are several minor tears to pages, most with vintage repairs using paper (either paper tape, or pasted on rice paper) woodcut plates engraved plates, folding plates, engraved plates with woodcut borders, by Jacobus Harrewijn & Jan Lodewyk Krafft after I.B.Thibaut, &c. woodcut title vignettes. a few woodcut text illus. woodcut ornaments & initials. First Editions in Dutch (also published with French text). Profusely illustrated relation of the 1735 jubilee commemorating the (antisemitic) legend about sacrilegious attacks by Jews on the sacred Hosts in 1369, with remarkable architecture plates (some signed by Harrewijn and Krafft). Illustrated with 26 (20, 6) etched plates in armorial rococo woodcut borders and 24 (18, 6) etched pl. Representing triumphal arches (1 with "Manneken-Pis"), 4 folding (2 torn). Woodcut front. & 2 folding plates. Issued to commemorate the three hundred and fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the 'Holy Sacrament of Miracles' in the city of Brussels; the second volume contains details regarding the jubilee of 1735. According to the legend, in 1370 on Good Friday, a number of consecrated hosts were stolen from the tabernacle of the church of St. Catherine by several Jews, who took them to their synagogue. There the Hosts were desecrated, and miraculously began to bleed. The thieves were found out and punished by being burned alive at the stake. Each year, on the Sunday after July 15, a procession is held in the city to perpetuate the memory of the miracle, and the identical Hosts are exhibited in the church of St. Michel and St. Gudule for the veneration of the faithful. Cafmeyer's text contains a total of three woodcut and fifty engraved plates. Twenty-six of these portray religious subjects and scenes from the miracle and the commemorative celebrations within woodcut borders incorporating symbols and armorial bearings of catholic bishops and abbots of the Brabant. Most of the other plates depict triumphal arches, surmounted with similar pictorial representations. There is also a folding double-page plate of the altar in the church of St. Michel and St. Gudule, with border-scenes from the miracle. We will gladly supply more &/or specific images, just let us know what you would like to examine. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Images available for any item.} [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medicina Statica: Being The Aphorisms Of Sanctorius, Translated into English with large Explanations To which is added Dr. Keil's Medicina Statica Britannica, with comparative Remarks, and Explanations. As also Medico-Physical Essays on Agues, Fevers, An Elastick Fibre, The Gout, The Leprosy, Kings-Evil, Venereal Diseases

      W. and J. Newton et al, London 1720 - 344 pages, Index (9) AND Preface (6), 116 pages re MEDICO-PHYSICAL ESSAYS containing a separate title page. 20 x 14 cm. Engraved frontispiece and folding plate. A medical writer apprenticed to an apothecary he practiced medicine in London, eventually earning a medical degree at the University of Edinburgh. A dissenter, friend to Dr. Richard Mead and Dr. John Woodward, his ENGLISH DISPENSATORY, 1721 was widely popular going through many editions. Mild text browning. Modern quarter brown calf with black leather spine label printed in gilt. and marbled boards. Fine.

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        Histoire du règne de Louis XIV. Roy de France et de Navarre. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée, & augmentée. Contenant ce qui s’est passé depuis la naissance du Roy, jusqu’à la Mort du Cardinal Mazarin en 1661. 3 volumes, 682pp, 663pp, 642pp +12 beaux portraits hors texte. Reliure plein peau d`époque. Bel exemplaire.

      A Amsterdam, aux dépens de la compagnie. 1720. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des hocherleuchteten und theuren Lehrers D. Joh. Tauleri Predigten. Auff alle Sonn- und Feyertage durchs gantze Jahr. Samt dessen übrigen geistreichen Schrifften. Ingleichen auch D. Martin Luthers, Philipp Melanchthons, Johann Arnds und anderer gottseliger Lehrer Zeugnisse von solchen Predigten und Schrifften, so dann einiger anderer geistreicher Männer erbauliche Schrifften, derer Verzeichnis nach der Vorrede zu finden (.)

      Hallisches Waysenhaus,, Frankfurt a. M. u. Lepizig, 1720 - Teil I (v. 2 Teilen). Frankfurt a. M. u. Lepizig, Hallisches Waysenhaus, 1720. Lex-8°. (46), 1735 (recte 1736) Sp., (52) S. Mit 1 gest. Titelvignette. Lederbd. d. Zt. (berieben u. bestossen). Vgl. Bautz X, Spalten 909-939 (für Spener). - Das von Philipp Jacob Spener (1635-1705, evang. Theologe u. Begründer des lutherischen Pietismus, Genealoge u. wissenschaftlicher Begründer der Heraldik) herausgegebene Werk enthält von den im Titel erwähnten Schriften die Predigten (üder die Evangelien auf alle Sonn- u. Feiertage des ganzen Jahres) des Mystikers Johannes Tauler (um 1300). - Es fehlt das Frontispiz (Portrait) u. der hint. fl. Vorsatz. Vorsätze leimschattig u. angestaubt. Gebräunt. - Vord. Gelenk des Einbandes über 2 cm geplatzt.

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        By the King, A PROCLAMATION, For a PUBLICK FAST. GEORGE R. [Framed, printed broadside regarding the plague; 1720].

      London, Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. 1720. - A framed, printed (approx.) 9 5/8 x 14 1/8" broadside, with a 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 G. R. Royal crest/seal at top & fine woodcut 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 decorative border with crown & lion inclosing a black letter initial W. Four title lines in various sized large type, body of text set in black letter with a few words in smaller, standard type, followed by dated order, God save the King in large letters, a border line followed by 2 line printers' name & date. In a fairly recent (1980's) gilt beveled edge wooden, glass-fronted frame; matted & with a white canvas inner frame, with gilt inner edge. Brown paper backing & hanging wire in back. Frame edges show a little wear, as does brown paper backing. Printed broadside shows a light crease both length & widthwise from being folded at an earlier date, small, semi-erased pencil marking to upper left corner, but no other visible signs of damage or repair. Printed text: By the King, A PROCLAMATION, For a PUBLICK FAST. GEORGE R. Whereas several Countries beyond the Seas have been for some time past, and still are grievously afflicted with the Plague; out of Our deep Sense of the Miseries Our People would suffer if Our Dominions should be visited with so dreadful a Calamity; and putting Our Trust in Almighty God (Who through his infinite Mercy has often preserved these Nations from imminent Destruction) that upon Our humiliation and Repentance, He will not cease to be Gracious to Us and Our Kingdoms, but will vouchsafe his special Blessing to Us and Our Subjects, by averting so severe a Judgement; We have Resolved, by the Advice of Our Privy-Council, That a General and Publick Fast be Observed, that both We and Our People may humble Our selves before Almighty God, and may, in a most Devout and Solemn Manner, send up Our Prayers and Supplications to the Divine Majesty, to implore his Protection, Blessing and Favour, to avert all those Judgements which Our manifold Sins have deserved, and to continue his Mercies, and to perpetuate the Enjoyment of the Protestant Religion among Us, and Safety and Prosperity to Our Kingdoms and Dominions: We have therefore thought fit, by the Advice of Our Privy-Council, to issue this Our Royal Proclamation, hereby Appointing and Commanding, that such General and Publick Fast be Observed throughout that Part of Our Kingdom of Great Britain called England, the Dominion of Wales, and the Town of Berwick upon Tweed, on Friday the Sixteenth Day of December next ensuing. And for the better and more orderly Solemnizing the same, We have given Directions to the Archbishops, and the Bishops of England, to compose a Form of Prayer suitable to this Occasion, to be used in all Churches and Chapels, and other Places of Publick Worship, and to take Care the same be timely dispersed throughout their respective Dioceses. And We do strictly Charge and command, that the said Publick Fast be religiously Observed by all Our Loving Subjects, as they tender the Favour of Almighty God, and upon Pain of Suffering such Punishments We may justly inflict upon all such as shall contemn or neglect the Performance of so Religious and Necessary a Duty. Given at Our Court at St. James's, the Fifteenth Day of November, 1720. In the seventh Year of Our Reign. God save the King. London, Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. 1720. 6 [.] Rare printed item regarding the plague. See Defoe's "Journal of the Plague Year" (1722) for a book about the 1665 London plague, inspired by the plague then (1720) beginning to spread in southern Europe. Quite an artifact. Weight: 5 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A survey of the cities of London and Westminster: containing the original, antiquity, increase, modern estate and government of those cities. Written at first in the year MDXCVIII. By John Stow, citizen and native of London. Since reprinted and augmented by A.M. H.D. and other. Now lastly, corrected, improved, and very much enlarged: and the survey and history brought down from the year 1633, (being near fourscore years since it was last printed) to the present time; by John Strype, M.A. a native also of the said city. Illustrated with exact maps of the city and suburbs, and of all the wards; and likewise of the out-parishes of London and Westminster: together with many other fair draughts of the more eminent and publick edifices and monume

      printed for A. Churchill, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. Walthoe, E. Horne, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, B. Cowse, R. Robinson, and T. Ward, London 1720 - Best and most desirable edition of Stow's magisterial study—the "starting point of all inquiry into the subject of Elizabethean London." Complete in two folio volumes; each of the six 'books,' introduced by a drop-head title, with its own pagination: [4], xii, xlii, [2], 308, 208, 285, [1]; [2], 120, 459, [1], 93, [3], 143, [1], 26, [2]pp, with 70 plates, plans and maps (31 double-page or folding), including those of London, Westminster and Southwark. Title pages in red and black. Superbly bound in handsome contemporary paneled calf sewn on six raised bands, very skillfully rebacked with the original lettering pieces laid down. A crisp, clean, fresh copy, with only occasional minor soiling, the copper-engraved plates in deep, rich impressions. Provenance: On the verso of the title pages, the engraved armorial bookplate of Jacob Bouverie, 1st Viscount Folkestone (bapt. 14 October 1694 - 17 February 1761), English Politician and first elected president of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, whose members included Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, Adam Smith, William Hogarth and Charles Dickens. References: Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 584. Lowndes V, 2526. Gibson's Library, p. 258. ESTC Citation No. T48975. First Issue with "1698" for 1598 on the title page (?) John Stow's Survey of London, first published in 1598, brims with amusing descriptions and anecdotes as well as highly detailed accounts of the buildings, social conditions and customs of the time, based on a wide range of classical and medieval historical literature, public and civic records, and Stow's own intimate knowledge of the city where he spent his life. "The reader of A Survey travels with Stow through each of the city's wards and the adjoining city of Westminster, learns about the wall, bridges, gates, and parish churches . . . [Stow] also records the negative aspects of urban growth, in the shape of unsightly sprawl, filth, the destruction of ancient monuments, and above all poverty. His book approaches the thoroughness of an encyclopaedia . . . It is noteworthy that while Camden's Britannia was written in Latin for the educated élite, Stow's Survey was composed in the language of his fellow countrymen." This edition, of 1720, greatly expanded with interpolated amendments by John Strype, is considered the best and most desirable. "Throughout his life at Low Leyton, Strype crossed the River Lea into London each week to meet and converse with his antiquarian friends and to call on his contacts in the book trade. . . . The Survey had been repeatedly revised and enlarged in order to keep up with the changing aspect of the post-fire city, now much expanded and altered in its religion and other ways. . . . Although Strype had arranged most of the work by 1707, and the engravings had been prepared, it was set aside after the publication of Edward Hatton's New View of London in 1708, which seemed to cover much the same ground and was considerably smaller and cheaper. . . . Finally, once the defects of Hatton's book were acknowledged another agreement in November 1716 led to the Survey's publication at the end of 1720. . . . The print run was probably more than 500 copies . . . To quote Merritt, ‘By this stage the Survey has a multiple personality, switching with little warning from nostalgic Elizabethan antiquary [Stow] . . . to diligent post-Restoration recorder of events [Strype] and back again’ (Merritt, 87)." (ODNB)

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        Proyecto para galeones y flotas del Peru y Nueva-Espana, y para navios de registro, y avisos, que navegaren a ambos reynos

      1720 - Modern three-quarter morocco and cloth, gilt. Woodcut arms and typographical decoration on title. Small brown stain on titlepage and second leaf. Minor soiling else. A detailed, extensive, proclamation to reinforce the strength and size of the Spanish fleet trading between Spain and South America, primarily via Lima in Peru. Also printed in Madrid the same year, though this edition is significantly rarer. Rare, with no other copies of this edition appearing in auction records and the only copies appearing in OCLC located at the national libraries of Spain, Chile, and Britain. Palau 239622; Medina, BHA 2357; LeClerc 466; Sabin 66408. 23pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Proyecto para galeones y flotas del Peru y Nueva-Espana, y para navios de registro, y avisos, que navegaren a ambos reynos, woodcut arms on title

      Juan de Ariztia, Madrid 1720 - Modern half calf and cloth, spine gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Text quite fresh and clean; one leaf trimmed closely, affecting marginal notes A proclamation to reinforce the strength and size of the Spanish fleet trading between Spain and South America, primarily via Lima in Peru. An extensive, detailed, proclamation to reinforce the strength and size of the Spanish fleet trading between Spain and South America, primarily via Lima in Peru. Also printed in Cadiz the same year. Only a handful of copies in OCLC. Relatively scarce - no other copies appear in auction records in the past twenty-five years. Palau 239622; Medina, BHA 2357 (Cadiz ed); LeClerc 466; Sabin 66408. 13 leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BIBLIYNA HISTORYA

      - POLISH INTEREST. BIBLIYNA HISTORYA. Wyjeta z Waznieyszych i Wiekszych Dziel Pana Schmidsa. We Dwoch Czesciach . przez Xiedza Pawla Arleth. Nakladem Wilhema Bogumila Korna roku 1720. 12mo, leather backed marbled boards, 188p. some contemporary binding work with endpapers replaced, VG. The Old and New Testaments, illustrated with 31 wood engravings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Esrim Ve-Arba'a Sifrei Ha-Kodesh [Hebrew: 24 Holy Books]:BIBLIA HEBRAICA ex aliquot manuscriptis et compluribus impressis codicibus, item masora tam edita quam manuscripta, aliisque hebraeorum criticis diligenter recensita. (.) Cura ac studio Io. Heinr. MICHAELIS.

      Orphanotrophei, Halae Magdeburgicae 1720 - 8vo. Unpaginated. Original vellum with title plate and library plate to spine. Signature and date of previous owner on back cover. Some discoloration, staining and scuffing to spine and boards. Some closed tears along spine and one worm hole to spine. Lettering on title page illegible due to wear. Marbled endpapers. Library card pocket pasted to rear endpaper. Hinges starting. Engraved b/w frontispiece of Biblical figures receiving the Bible from heaven. This Bible contains the whole canon of the Jewish Bible, i.e. the 24 Holy Books: 5 Books of Moses, Prophets (8 Books), and Hagiography (5 Scrolls and 6 Books). Text in Hebrew and Latin. Cover in good, book in very good condition. Darlow and Moule #5144. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA VIE E LES AVANTURES SURPRENANTES DE ROBINSON CRUSOE, contenant entres autres évenements, le séjour qu'il a fait pendant vingt & huit ans dans une Isle déserte, située sur la Côtee l' Amerique, près de l'embouchure de la grande Rivière Oroonoque. Le text écrit par lui-même. Traduit de l'Anglois.

      Amsterdam.L'Honore' et Chatelain. 1720. - [2], xii, 629pp. With engraved vignette on title, title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece by B. Picart, signed and dated 1720, folding engraved map of the world, and 6 full-page engraved plates. Recently rebound in a fine reproduction binding of full sponged calf with an elaborately decorated spine. First French edition of Daniel Defoe's famous "The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe", in the first French translation by Themiseul de Saint-Hyacinthe and Justus van Effen, published at Amsterdam. Without the continuations "Farther Adventures" and "Serious Reflections" which, however, never matched the genius of the original story. All early French editions of Defoe's Robinson were published at Amsterdam. It wasn't until 1761 that a Paris edition was published. Title and frontispiece lightly soiled; small hole and some corner wear to frontispiece; map creased; else a very good copy in a handsome binding.Gumuchian 4793, plate 82. The second volume was published later in 1720, the third in 1721. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        La Vie et les Avantures Surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe

      L'Honore & Chatalain 1720 - La Vie et les Avantures Surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe, first edition in French, coming soon after the wildly popular first edition in English published the year before. This is one volume containing parts 3 and 4. Good only condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., darüber kleiner Grundrißplan und Karte vom Bosperus, "Accurate Vorstellung der Orientalisch Kayserlichen Haupt- und Residenz Stadt Constantinopel sampt ihrer Gegend und zweyen berühmten Meer -Engen Bosphoro, Thracio und Hellesponte oder dem freto der Dardanellen ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Homann, um 1720, 49 x 57,5. Im unteren Drittel große Gesamtansicht ( Panorama ) von Istanbul, darüber Karte des Bosporus und der Dardanellen mit kleiner Nebenkarte "Perspectivische Vorstellung der Dardanellen vor Constantinopel". Dek. Blatt.

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        Carte de Moscovie

      ca. 1720. Karte zeigt westlichen teil Russlands, Weissrussland mit Ukraine und der Gegend um Moskau, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 98 x 65. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Rhetorica Christiana in Verbum Dei Purum per Dominicas et Festa Totius Anni Perorans .... - 2 Teile in einem Buch. Rhetorica Christiana pars Alters in Festa Sanctorum.

      Augustae Trevirorum (Trier), Jacob Reulandt, 1720.. Erstauflage, EA IX, 6, 482, 8, 285 Seiten 4°; Leder. 4 Bünde, Kanten berieben, etwas begriffen, Buchrücken kleine BEschädigung, sonst guter Zustand

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        Málaga. Contagio de Marsella] Rogativas penitenciales, clamores fervorosos, gemidos devtos a Dios N.Señor, porque libre a estos Reynos del Contagio que se padece en Marsella de Francia, y por que prospere las Reales Armas de su Mag. Catholica en la Expedición de Africa. Sermón de Mission, que el dia trece de noviembre de mil setecientos y veinte años predicó [.] y da a la luz pública don Dionisio O'Brien, Gobernador de Málaga.

      impresso por Joseph Lopez Hidalgo,, [Málaga], 1720 - Edición original de este raro impreso. El autor fue Catedrático y Rector en Salamanca. Canónigo de Guadix y de Málaga. 10 hojas, inclusive portada con orla tipográfica. 88 páginas, 1 hoja (en verso). 19x14 cm. No en Palau este impreso. No en la B. N. Aguilar Piñal II-1987. Un ejemplar en bibliotecas públicas. No en Herrero Salgado.

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        Gesamtans., mit Beschreibung links und rechts, "Freisingen. ..".

      . Kupferstich v. G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 8,5 x 30,5. Fauser 4247. - Selten, da nur in Band II von Bodenehr's "Europas Pracht und Macht" erschienen.

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        Les fameux de triot de Gibaltar

      Paris ca. 1720. Karte zeigt die Meerenge von Gibraltar mit prachtvollen Schiffsdarstellungen, mit Teilkarte von Portugal Algarve und Andalusien, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 23 x 31. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Die Churfürstl.Brandenburg. Residentz Stätt Berlin, Cöln, und FriedrichsWerder.

      . Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Broebes aus Merian, Brandenburg ( 2. Aufl.), um 1720, 32 x 61,5. Schultz, Stadtpläne von Berlin, Nr. 42: Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgraphik, Broebes Nr. 1; Kiewitz 543; Berndt, 59. - Selten! Nur in der Zugabe zur 2. Aufl. der Topographie Brandenburg enthalten. Besonders hervorzuheben ist die Darstellung der Befestigungsanlagen

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        Accurate Vorstellung der Berühmten Meer-Enge, zwischen der Nord und Ost See der Sund genannt, mit der herümligenden Gegend von Seeland und Schonen, nebst der Königlich-Dähnischen Haupt und Residentz Stadt Copenhagen, so wohl in Grund als Prospect zu sehen. Edirt von Ioh: Baptist Homann, der Röm. Kays. Majest. Geographo in Nürnberg.

      *** Kort over Øresund og Østsjælland fra Esrum til Køge samt svenskekysten fra Helsingborg til Falsterbo. ( Østsjælland, Amager, Hveen og Saltholm er i samtidig kolorering ). Nederst et ukoloreret prospekt af København i hele kortets bredde. Derudover mindre, ukolorerede prospekter af Helsingborg, Landskrona, Malmø og Kronborg. Kobberstik. 49 x 57 cm. Udgivet af Johann Baptist Homann i Nürnberg [ ca. 1720 ]. Papiret er med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen. Papirmål : 51 x 60,5 cm

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        Die Churfürstliche Brandenburgisch nun Königlich Preussische Residenz Statt.- Berlin und Cölln an der Spree sampt Friedrichswerder und Dorotheenstatt.

      . Kupferstich aus Bodenehr, Force de Europe, um 1720, 15,7 x 51. Kiewitz 45; Fauser Nr. 1369; Berndt, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 61; Ernst, Bodenehr, Nr. 1 . - 2. Fassung dieses Blattes von Bodenehr. Dek. Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau. Mittig der preussiche Adler mit Stadtwappen, rechts und links Stadtbeschreibung.

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        Schöne Gesamtansicht über den Neckar.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 15,5 x 28 cm.. Fauser 14318; Schefold 9267. - Links mit Legende. - Auf Karton aufgezogen. Leichter Lichtrand im Passepartoutausschnitt. Kräftiges Altkolorit.

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        Gesamtans., darunter Beschreibung, "Die Königl. Schwedische Haupt u. Residenz Städt Stockholm".

      . Kupferstich v. G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16,5 x 49,5.

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        Gesamtans., darunter kurze Beschreibung, "Taragona in Catalonien".

      . Kupferstich v. G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16 x 49,5. Nicht bei Fauser ( vergl. aber 13787 ) - Dek. Stadtpanorama mit dem Mittelmeer rechts.

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        Gesamtans., m. Erklärungen links, "Bensheim in der Berg Stras".

      . Kupferstich v. G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 15,5 x 35,5.

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        002 "Berlin und Cölln an der Spree vor dero Erweiterung", links und rechts Erklärungen.

      . Kupferstich aus Bodenehr, Force de Europe, um 1720, 17 x 27. Schulz, Die ältesten Stadtpläne v. Berlin, Nr. 3; Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin, Nr. 4. - Schulz: "Sehr genauer, verkleinerter Nachstich von Memhard".

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        Nouvelles dissertations importantes et curieuses, sur plusieurs questions Qui n'ont point ete traitees dans le Commentaire Litteral sur tous les Livres de l'Ancien & du Nouveau Testament. (BEL EXEMPLAIRE AUX ARMES ET CHIFFRE DE COLBERT DE LIMIERES).

      Paris, Emery, Saugrain et Pierre Martin, 1720.. In-4, plein veau glace de l'epoque, dos a nerfs orne aux petits fers aux chiffre de Colbert de Linieres et armes au centre des plats dans un medaillon, roulette sur les coupes, tranches rouges (qqs petites restaurations), (16), 540, (4) p., vignette de titre a la marque de l'imprimeur, bandeau grave sur cuivre et culs-de-lampe. Edition originale. L'oeuvre de Dom Calmet exegete et erudit lorrain, benedictin de la Congregation de Saint-Vanne et Saint-Hydulphe, connut un prodigieux succes a travers toute l'Europe. Toujours critique, Voltaire consulta neanmoins les ouvrages de Calmet et s'appuya de facon frequente sur sa prodigieuse erudition pour l'elaboration de ses propres ecrits, en particulier dans le 'Dictionnaire philosophique'. 'La premiere langue donnee a Adam' - 'L'existence des geants par des preuves irrefutables' - 'La Tour de Babel', etc. Bel exemplaire, en veau blond, aux chiffre et armes de Colbert de Linieres (1709- 1761): Louis II Colbert, marquis de Linieres, fils de Louis 1er et de Marie Louise du Bouchet de Sourches. Petit-fils du grand Colbert, il devint capitaine lieutenant des gendarmes anglais, puis marechal de camp. (OHR, planche 1302)..

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        Kst.- Karte, b. P. van der Aa., "Mappe Monde".

      . kol., um 1720, 22,3 x 30. Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären. Oben mttig die Titelkartusche, unten mittig eine weitere Textkartusche, jeweils in franz. Sprache. In den Ecken Allegorien auf die vier Erdteile. Mit Einzeichnung der Reisewege der Entdecker Oliver de Noort, Tasman, Magellan, Modana u.a. - Gerahmt.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. u. n. Guillaume Delisle (de L'Isle), "Mappe Monde a l'usage du Roy ..".

      . mit Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1720, 43,7 x 67. Vergleiche Shirley, Nr. 603 ( für die 1. Ausgabe = 1700 ). - Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären im dritten Zustand. ( Die Küstenlinie von Südamerika wurde korrigiert. Oben mittig eine große Kartusche mit franz. Wappen u. fig. Staffage. Oben links und rechts ein Schriftband mit dem Titel. Unten mittig eine weitere Kartusche mit den Verlegerangaben. Die erste Ausgabe dieser Karte erschien 1700 ( Vergl. Shirley Nr. 603) und wurde für die Ausgabe 1720 nochmals überarbeitet. Zum Beispiel ist die Reiseroute der "St. Louise en 1708" eingetragen.- Tadelloses Exemplar

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        Perpignan, Capitalle de Roussillon

      ca. 1720. Prachtvolle Gesamtansicht der Stadt Perpignan mit ausladender Engelsdarstellung und Beschreibung aller wichtigen Gebäude der Stadt, Mit 3 Kupferplatten auf einem Blatt gedruckt, selten, Kupferstich, 45,5 x 55. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        A Complete History of the most Remarkable Transactions at Sea, From the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Conclusion of the Last War with France. Wherein is given an Account of the most considerable Naval-Expeditions, Sea-Fights, Stratagems, Discoveries, And other Maritime Occurences that have happen'd among all Nations which have flourished at Sea :And in a more particular manner of Great Britain, from the time of the Revolution, in the Year 1688, to the aforesaid Period. Adorn'd with Sea-Charts adapted to the History. With an exact Index of the Names of all the Places where any considerable Battle has been fought, in any Part of the World. In Five Books

      London: Printed by W.B. for J. Walthoe, 1720., 1720. First Edition. 4to. Contemporary full panelled calf boards, resopined to style with raised bands and red title label. With engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, and 9 folding maps and charts. Light browning to a few maps and charts, heavy to a couple; internally clean. Bookplate of William Perceval to paste down. A superb copy. 'This volume is particularly important in the literature of naval history, not only as a narrative of naval operations in the Nine Years' War and the War of the Spanish Succession, but as the first general naval history written in the English language.' DNB Sabin 9205.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        "Basis Geographiae Recentioris Astronomica". Weltkarte in zwei Hemisphären.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von J.B. Homann nach J.G. Doppelmayr, um 1720, 48 x 58 cm.. Sehr dekorative und informative Weltkarte mit drei astronomischen Kartuschen. Mit Privileg. - Kräftiger Druck und schönes altes Flächenkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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