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        Relatio epistolica de itinere suo Suecico anno MDCCVII factô.

      Ad excellentissimum atque celeberrimum virum, dn Johannem Woodward [...]. London, T. Childe, 1720. 8:o. VIII,111 s. & 8 utvikbara grav. plr. Samtida ngt nött hfrbd med upphöjda bind och sparsamt blinddekorerad rygg. Stänkta snitt. Maskhål i övre marginalen på titelbladet.. Bring Itineraria svecana 116. Andra upplagan utkom 1727. Innehåller i huvudsak uppgifter om Sveriges mineralogi och bergsbruk. Författaren besökte bl.a. Skåne, Småland, Trollhättan och Bergslagen

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        Gravures Réprésentant les differentes Machines servant à la Fabrication des monnoyes au Balancier, construites à Venise pour le service de la Serenissime République. Presentèes à S.A.R. Monseigneur l'Infant Dom Philippe Duc de Parme &c par l'Auteur Directeur Général des Monnoyes de Parme...

      Cm. 29,5 x 21,5; 22 carte non numerate di cui l'ultima bianca con 10 tavole incise in rame; frontispizio con le armi di Don Filippo, 1 testatina, marca tipografica, fregi xilografici, testo entro doppio filetto; tagli dorati. Copertina posticcia in cartoncino muto, fioriture diffuse principalmente ai margini dei fogli ma, soprattutto nella prima metà del volume, anche all'interno. Le 10 tavole raffigurano 1) La pianta della zecca della Repubblica di Venezia. 2) Fornello con cappa e suo spaccato per fondere dentro ad un crogiuolo di ferro. 3) Edificio per dar moto alle tranfile. 4) Focolare e gradella per ricuocere le lamine. 5) Machine per tagliare e ridurre a giusto peso le piastre. 6) Fornello e suo spaccato per cuocere a fuoco di riverbero le piastre. 7) Machina per contornar le monete. 8) Torchio di bronzo del peso di libre grosse 4618. 9) Piattaforma del torchio con sue parti laterali e moneta nuovamente coniata. 10) Torchio di bronzo del peso di libre 7272. Iscrizioni laterali e medaglia posteriore al leone. "...questo testo di Michel Dubois...è senz'altro uno dei principali e dei più preziosi, forse uno dei più emblematici della cultura del primo governo borbonico a Parma. Raffinate ed eccezionali le tavole di corredo, realizzate dall'incisore veneziano Giuseppe Zucchi...Queste tavole per chiarezza, nitidezza di segno anticipano indubbiamente quelle più famose e quasi contemporanee dell' Encyclopedie di Diderot e D'Alembert e ne stanno alla pari sotto il profilo qualitativo. (Il Dubois) si dimostra figlio del proprio secolo...che vede il trionfo dell'immaginazione e dell'immagine divulgativa,..internazionale e cosmopolita...età inventiva. Ad ogni tavola corrisponde così una descrizione, una vera e propria didascalia in francese, veloce e sintetica, ma essenziale, scritta dal Dubois". Con questo volume egli vuole farsi conoscere come abilissimo tecnico e zecchiere contribuendo alla realizzazione del progetto tanto discusso della creazione di una zecca moderna a Parma, risolvendo i problemi tecnici che ciò comportava ed eliminando così eventuali concorrenti. Volume "essenziale non solo a coloro che si interessano di numismatica o di storia monetaria, ma a tutti coloro che sono curiosi e attenti alla cultura settecentesca, cultura di rinnovamento, empirica, ma anche sensibile a rivestire il mondo di bellezza" ( da MARZIO DALL'ACQUA: Michel Dubois graveur et directeur de la Monnaie à Parme (1720 - 1776), Parma, FARAP, 1981).Assai raro.

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        Index Alter Plantarum

      quae in Horto Academico Lugduno-Batavo. Aluntur conscriptus. Pars prima. Pars secunda. Lugduni Batavorum. Petrum Vander Aa 1720. 4:o. Titles printed in red and black. Engraved vinjettes on titles. With engraved folding plan of the Leiden garden. 39 engraved plates. Lacking the blank *4. (34),(6),320;(2),270,(14 pp. Index Alphabeticus). Inscription on first free endpaper. 1 cm upper margin of first free endpaper is cut. Contemporary vellum. 24,5 x 18 cm.. With very few small spots. A very nice clean copy

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        La vie de Pedrille del Campo. Roman comique dans le gout Espagnol. Par Monsieur T*** G.D.T. avec les cantates & autres poesies du meme auteur. Le tout enrichi de figures en taille-douce

      Amsterdam: Michel Charles le Cene, 1720 First published in 1718, this edition features lovely copper-engraved plates. Both this and the first edition are rare. OCLC lists copies of the present edition at the University of Chicago and Texas A&M, in the English-speaking world. Of the first, it lists copies at the University of Maryland, Princeton, the University of Otago, and Oxford. Contemporary calf, gilt spine with brown calf label, blind-tooled ornament in center of front cover. . Twelvemo. Six copper-engraved plates. Title printed in red and black, with a woodcut decoration. Free endpapers lacking. Lower corner of frontispiece torn away, with no loss of image. Still, a very good copy This is a picaresque novel, in the style of Le Sage's Gil Blas. Thibault was governor of Talmont, and this is his only known work. Set in Spain, it deals with the love story of a rogue, facing the galleys. It was enormously popular, being translated into English, German, Iberian, and Castillian. It was also published under the title, Histoire comique et galante de PŽdrille del Campo.

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        The Poetical Works of Mr John Milton [2 vols]

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespear's Head in the Strand. 1720. Hardcover. Contemporary calf rebacked preserving much of original gilt spine, gilt arms of the Earl of Drogheda in centre of boards, corners bumped/rubbed, small loss to surface of leather on lower board of vol.2, Drogheda bookplate to front pastedowns, ffep and flyleaf of vol.1 stuck together and slight damage to paper where an attempt to separate them has been made, both vols with engraved portrait frontispiece by George Vertue, engraved vignette on titles, 31 large engraved head- and tail-pieces (mostly by van der Gucht after L. Cheron) and engraved initial letters to many works, list of subscribers in vol.1, closed tear to leaf Y3 of vol.1 not touching text and small worm hole to lower margin of vol.2 extending to signature M but not touching text. 4to *2 A4 a4 B-Iiii2 pp.[20] 590 [14] & *4 B-Xxx4 pp.[8] 527 [1]. Volume 1 is filled with Paradise Lost and includes: ’Notes Upon The Twelve Books of Paradise Lost by Mr. Addison’ with a separate titlepage. There is a half title page to each book of Paradise Lost. Volume 2 contains Paradise Regained, for which there isn't a half title but thereafter each work (Samson Agonistes, Poems on Several Occasions, etc) has a half title page., 4to 11" - 13" tall .

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        The Poetical Works of Mr John Milton

      London: Jacob Tonson, 1720. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good +. Two volume complete set. Full 19th century (Bickers style) bevelled leather bindings. Large 4to. xvii(incl. subscribers list)/ 590 pages + index, vi/ 527 pages. Copper plate engraved frontis pieces and text engravings. A few page edges conserved. Very small/foxed pin hole to last few pages.Cover rubbed and worn in places. Red page edges. Red marbled end page. Scarce illustrated set.

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        (Perläugiger Schmetterling, Fliegen und Raupen auf Vanilleschote). Kolor. Kupferstich von M.S. Merian, um 1720. 33 x 24 cm.

      Tafel 58.- Auf geöffneter Vanilleschote sitzen Schmetterling, Raupe und Fliege.

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        La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline teatro de los Trabajos Apostolicos de la Compa. Jesus en la America Septe

      Paris: De Fer dans l'Isle du Palais à la Sphere Royale, 1720. Copper- engraved map, with original outline colour, in excellent condition. 19 3/4 x 28 3/8 inches. One of the largest and most important depictions of California as an Island. This is one of the finest early maps of California and the Southwest. Wheat called it an "important and carefully drawn map"; and Tooley described it as a "fine rare map ... a reissue of de Fer's map of 1705 but on a larger scale and with some notable additions." The map was based on information gathered by Father Eusibio Kino before 1695. Kino, Jesuit missionary and traveler, visited Baja California in 1685. He was among the Seris and Pimas in 1690, after which he transferred to northern Sonora, where he remained until his death in 1711. His missionary work in Sonora included expeditions north and west to Arizona. In 1696, he sent to Rome a compilation of his cartographical work. It was this manuscript, or another similar map now lost, on which Nicholas de Fer based his printed map. De Fer's map is probably the best synthesis of knowledge for the region on the eve of Kino's subsequent 1701 discovery that California was attached to the continental landmass. De Fer still shows California as an island, probably the last great map to do so, and the Gila flows directly into the sea rather than correctly into the Colorado River. The Gila is thick with placenames, and New Mexico is well portrayed. Below the title is a lengthy engraved text that gives the early history of California up to 1695. Over three hundred and fifty towns and villages are located on the map. It is an invaluable record of the late seventeenth century missions and Indian villages in the region. Lowery, The Lowery Collection, 205; McLaughlin, California as an Island, 196; Tooley, 'California as an Island,' 83, in The Mapping of America; Wheat, Mapping of the Transmississippi West, 102.

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        Acta canonizationis sanctorum Pii V. Pont. Max., Andreae Avellini, Felicis à Cantalicio, & Catharinae de Bononia, habitae a Clemente XI. Pontifice Maximo. Quibus acc. diss. ejusdem super Mysteriis oblationum in missa canonizationis; nec non Acta omnia beatificationis servi Dei Jo. Francisci Regis

      Rom, Typogr. Vaticana 1720. 35 cm. (6), 360 Seiten mit ausfaltbarem gestochenem Frontispiz (ca. 34 x 67 cm), Kupfertitel, 1 gestochenen Titelvignette (Porträt), 2 Textvignetten, 2 Initialen und 4 Textkupfern. Gesprenkelter Kalblederband der Zeit - Seltenes Festbuch zur 1712 erfolgten Heiligsprechung des Papstes Pius V., Andreas Avellino (1521 - 1608), Felix von Cantalice (1515-87) und der Katharina Vigri von Bologna (1413-63). Das große Frontispiz zeigt die Zeremonie der Heiligsprechung durch Papst Clemens XI. im Kreise kirchlicher Würdenträger, mit seitlicher Legende. Der Anhang mit "Dissertatio de oblationum in missa, canonizationis sanctorum mysteriis" und "Acta beatificationes servi Dei Jo. Francisci Regis". Einband fleckig, berieben, durchgängig einzelne Wurmlöcher, etwas gewellt und am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsränder, Frontispiz im Falz restauriert. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Compactatorum Ducatus Würtemb[erg]. Compendium. Daß ist Summarischer Begriff Aller Verträge, Abschied, Confirmationum undt Privilegiorum deß Hertzogsthumbs Württemberg. von Anno 1482 biß Annum 1686 inclusive. Handschrift

      Ohne Ortsangabe, 1720. 22 cm. (15), 304 Blatt (davon 64 weiß). Pergamentband der Zeit - Das Vorwort datiert Stuttgart, 27. März 1683. Interessante Dokumentensammlung zur Verfassungsgeschichte Württembergs in chronologischer Folge. Inhalt: Titelblatt; Vorrede 5 Blatt; 2 weiße Blatt; Inhaltsverzeichnis 4 Blatt; 3 weiße Blatt; Blatt 1-133: Vertrag zu Münsingen 1482; Erektion des Herzogtums Württemberg 1495; Tübinger Vertrag 1514; Landtags-Abschiede 1520 - 1686.; Blatt 134-176 weiß; Blatt 177-273: Alphabetisches Register; Blatt 274-278 weiß; Blatt 279-288: Verzeichnis aller Rubriken des Registers; Blatt 289 entfernt, Blatt 290-294 weiß; Blatt 295-298: Verzeichnis der Personen, so vor dem 8. Januar 1554 ... bis dato ... verordnet worden; Blatt 299-304 weiß. Johann Heinrich Sturm (1651 - 1709) war herzoglicher Oberrat und landschaftskonsulent. Er war einer der 7 sogenannten Kontributionsgeiseln, die 1693 bis 1696 in Straßburg und Metz gefangen gehalten wurden zur Absicherung französischer Forderungen in Höhe von 600.000 Gulden, um die Zerstörung von Stuttgart abzuwenden. Vorsatz mit zeitgenössischen handschriftl. Ergänzungen. Stellenweise stockfl., Buchblock etwas verzogen. -

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        Nouvelle relation, contenant les voyages dans la Nouvelle Espagne

      Informing the British Crown about the present state of the Spanish settlements in the Caribbean and the Antilles. 1720. Amsterdam. Paul Marret. Two volumes in 8vo (163 mm x 93 mm). 1 [blank] + 14 ff. + 431 + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 6 ff. + 360 + 1 [blank]. Contemporary calf gilt, raised bands to spine, forming compartments heavily tooled, morocco lettering pieces, gently rubbed, a couple of pieces missing on spines, else fine. Light browning and foxing as expected, else a fresh copy, folding plates in very good condition. Fourth edition in French, revised, corrected and enlarged. Gage (c.1597 ? 1656) was an English clergyman and traveller; he studied at Valladolid with the Jesuits and later became a Dominican. His travels began at Mexico, where he started a missionary journey that would last for 12 years, getting to know the land and local costumes. In 1640, once back in England, he converted to Anglicanism and was sent to the Antilles by Cromwell in an expedition to assess the state of the Spanish settlements, where he stayed until death found him in Jamaica. Illustrated with two frontispieces and 16 folding plates and maps; the views show local city views and natural history, the maps are of North America, Guadalupe, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Cuba, all giving a comprehensive view of the Caribbean and the plates include folding views of Cartagena, Porto Bello and La Havana. The work harshly criticizes the religious institutions and the Spanish colonization method. Sabin, 26303. Palau, 96486.

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        Eusebii Pamphili Ecclesiastica Historia Graece et Latine

      Cantabrigiae (Cambridge): Typis Academicis, 1720. Hardcover. Very good plus. Folio. (60),798,(24)pp. Folding plate of the Old Temple present in fine condition. The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in parallel Greek and Latin columns, followed by the Life of Constantine. Full title is: (In Greek) Eusebiou tou Pamphilou Ekklesiastike Historia, (in Latin) Eusebii Pamphili Ecclesiasticae Historiae Libri Decem. Ejusdem de Vita Imp. Constantini, Libri IV. ... This is the first in a series of three works; the second treats of Socrates Scholasticus and the third of Hermias Sozomen. Each work has a separate title, but this volume has a general title followed by the specific title. The entire issue was edited by William Reading. Bound to style in quarter leather. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, black leather lettering piece, gilt, marbled paper boards, vellum corners. The half tittle and general title have oval stamps form a former owner; sometime closely trimmed by a binder but still with large, ample margins; a very good to near fine copy. In Latin and Greek. ESTC T146435.

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        Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd. being a Correct Coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual Survey of all Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales: Wherein are exactly Delineated & Engraven All ye Cities, Towns, Villages, Churches, Seat &c. scituate on or near Roads with their respective Distances in Measured and Computed Miles

      Thomas Bowles, London, 1720. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Eman. Bowen. Full later (19th century) tooled leather, minor wear and bumping at corners - 8" x 5 3/4". (6), 273pp, new endpapers. Entirely engraved, occasional minor damp staining and light foxing, but generally a clean, bright copy. Trimmed a little close on a few pages with loss of a bit of text, but not touching the maps. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's signature in ink. Illustrator: Eman. Bowen. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Travel & Places; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041012. .

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        Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Impov'd Being a Correct Coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual Survey of all ye Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales: Wherein are exactly Delineated & Engraven, All ye Cities, Towns, Villages, Churches, Seats & scituate on or near the Roads with their respective Distances in Measured and Computed Miles. And to render this work universally usefull & agreeable, [beyond any of its kind] are added in a clear & most compendious method . . . [Scarce First Issue] And to render this work universally usefull & agreeable, [beyond any of its kind] are added in a clear & most compendious method: 1. A full & particular description & account of all the Cities, Borough-Towns, Towns-Corporate & their Ar

      London: Printed and Sold by Tho Bowles, 1720. First Edition. Full Calf. Fine. 4to; [6], 273, [1]pp. Bound in contemporary full English paneled calf, sympathetically rebacked, the spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt and a new red morocco lettering piece gilt; all edges speckled red. First edition, first issue, of this fully and finely engraved road atlas of England and Wales, with 273 maps patterned after the 17th-century versions of John Ogilby. Scarce first issue, with “next ye King of Spain in S: Katherines” in the imprint statement (later issues read “near ye Stairs in St. Katherine’s”). First Edition points as follows: p. 8, Sussex 'rapes' [administrative boundaries] not numbered; p.128 misnumbered '121' (a later owner has added lines to the numeral '1' making it look like an '8'; p.141 showing a coat of arms in the text at bottom right showing three trefoils in a bend or diagonal bar. Shirley I, 278-80. Hodson 149. Tooley, 83. Lister, 62. A smaller, popular version of John Ogilby's famous road atlases of England, originally published in 1675 in a folio edition entitled: Britannia: or an Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales. Ogilby's survey was perhaps the most accurate to date; he used the new distance of 1760 yards to a mile instead of the old standard of 2428 yards and calculated measurements methodically by foot. Due to public demand for these accurate strip road maps in a format conducive to travel, several smaller versions were published, with the present edition being one of the most successful. Emanuel Bowen was official map engraver to both George II and Louis XV of France, producing some of the finest and most intricately engraved English county maps of his time. His popular, conveniently sized Britannia Depicta went through three printings the first year. It contains 54 county maps and associated suites of strip road maps spread over 273 plates. An all-together elaborate production, in Fine, clean, bright condition, each map fully and elaborately engraved by Emanuel Bowen and enhanced with little-known historical facts (supplied by the antiquarian John Owen), elaborate heraldic images, rococo cartouches and decorative borders.

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        SERIOUS REFLECTIONS OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

      Taylor. Very Good with no dust jacket; Frontispiece plate defective...missing part. 1720. First English Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Finely rebound in antique style calf. Binding tight, hinges secure. Mild spotting here and thereIn excellent condition for a book so rare. Frontispiece present, but with loss. All adverts, preface and publications as called for; 8vo; This may be one of only a few copies of this sequel to Robinson Crusoe which is not in an institution/library. The book uses the character of Robinson Crusoe to expound Defoe's peculiar metaphysics, and interestingly on the nature of solitude. .

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        Eusebii Pamphili Ecclesiastica Historia Graece et Latine

      Cantabrigiae (Cambridge): Typis Academicis, 1720. Hardcover. Very good plus. Folio. (60),798,(24)pp. Folding plate of the Old Temple present in fine condition. The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in parallel Greek and Latin columns, followed by the Life of Constantine. Full title is: (In Greek) Eusebiou tou Pamphilou Ekklesiastike Historia, (in Latin) Eusebii Pamphili Ecclesiasticae Historiae Libri Decem. Ejusdem de Vita Imp. Constantini, Libri IV. ... This is the first in a series of three works; the second treats of Socrates Scholasticus and the third of Hermias Sozomen. Each work has a separate title, but this volume has a general title followed by the specific title. The entire issue was edited by William Reading. Bound to style in quarter leather. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, black leather lettering piece, gilt, marbled paper boards, vellum corners. The half tittle and general title have oval stamps form a former owner; sometime closely trimmed by a binder but still with large, ample margins; a very good to near fine copy. In Latin and Greek. ESTC T146435.

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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 monuments. In six books. To which is prefixed, the life of the author, writ by the editor. At the end is added, an appendiz of certain tracts, discourses and remarks, concerning the state of the city of London. Together with a perambulation, or circuit-walk four or five miles rou

      London: printed for A. Churchill, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. Walthoe, E. Horne, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, B. Cowse, R. Robinson, and T. Ward, 1720. Full Calf. Fine. 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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        Antiquitatum Sveo-Gothicarum, Cum huius aevi moribus, institutis acritibus indigensis pro re nata comparatarum libri tres.

      Graverat titelblad, (15),(blank),372,(4) s. Sidan 191-217 med hoppande paginering. Samtida pergamentband. Sprucken 10 cm bakre yttre fals. Bit 10 x 10 mm saknas vid ryggens fot. Fuktränder på ryggen. Blankt blad i slutet med nära samtida handskrivet register. Detta blad och eftersättsbladet med fuktfläckar. Namnteckning bortriven nedre yttre hörn på graverade titelbladet. Äldre namnteckningar på titelbladet Pehr Thyselius, Carl Wollrath 1720 och Ekerman på titelbladet. Carl Wollraths namnteckning överklistrad med papper i äldre tid på främre pärms spegel. Försättsbladet med Bo G:son Hogner uppoch nedväna stämplade exlibris samt en Hognernamnteckning 1917. 13,5 x 7 cm.. Collijn sp. 527. Med det ofta saknade graverade titelbladet. Utkom i ny upplaga 1670, samt som separat bihang till första (1654) och tredje (1676) upplagan av Loccenius svenska historia

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        Anthologia sive de floris natura libri tres plurimis inventis, observationibusque, ac aereis tabulis ornati... patavii, typis seminari, apud joannem manfre', 1720.

      Cm. 22,5, pp. (24) 303 (1) (12) 296 (56). Con 12 tavole nitidamente incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi. Tagli rossi. Dorso appena un po' liso ed una striscietta di carta applicata al verso del frontespizio che crea una piccola abrasione con perdita di alcune lettere ai dati tipografici. Bell'esemplare, fresco, a carte candide ed in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        An Act for the further Preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons [and twenty-eight other acts relating to transportation and similar matters]. Folio

      An extensive collection of Parliamentary statutory law covering the century and more when transportation was a systematic means of criminal punishment, first to America and then to Australia, beginning in 1717 and lasting until the mid 1800's. Disbound but sound, the first with a separate title, the remainder with drophead titles, occasional browning, but good copies. Printed by John Baskett [imprints vary], London, 1720-1881.

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        "Planglobii Terrestris cum Utroq Hemisphærio Cælesti"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 52x59cm Nürnberg c. 1720. A brown spot in the area of New Zealand in The Pacific. Otherwise a very good copy

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        "New map of Denmark and Sweden According to the Newest and most Exact Observations"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 60x102cm London (c.1720) c.1733 or later An impressive, large map of Scandinavia and the North. The map is a good example of the European focus on the extreme North and the people who lived here during the 18th century. The illustration panels on the right hand side show different scenes from Lapland, summer and winter.. A fine old-coloured example in good condition. The sheet is laid down on linen. The original margins are small, but sufficient. W. B. Ginsberg "Septentrionalium-An Exhibit 2001" no.42, Mingroot-Ermen "Scandinavia in old maps and prints" no.61, N.G. Germundson, Zürich, a list of the different states of the Moll map of Scandinavia, this is state 4, Ulla Ehrensvärd "The History of the Nordic Map from Myths to Reality" Nurminen Foundation, Helsinki 2006, no. 171)

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        A Plan of the City's of London, Westminster and Borough of Southwark with the new Additional Buildings Anno 1720

      London: Senex, 1720. Copper-engraved map by Samuel Parker, with full modern colour, skilfully repaired split at top of centerfold, overall in very good condition. 20 3/8 x 25 inches. A fascinating, highly detailed map of London by one of the leading English cartographers of the period. This is an excellent parish by parish, block by block map of the London that was built after the Great Fire of 1666. (St. Paul's was completed in 1710). The map includes an index that locates the 87 parishes in London and Westminster, and eight in Southwark. Many parishes had new churches built between the years 1670 and 1711, 52 of which were designed and executed by Christopher Wren. Samuel Parker, the engraver, did a superb job of drawing and engraving so that minute details of the city's topography are shown. The attractive cartouche includes symbols of London's greatness: two cornucopeias, one of fruit and one of precious metal objects and jewels. At the base is a picture of a king, presumably George II, whose sword and scepter are supported by two dragons. To the sides and behind these are symbols of British cultural and mercantile superiority. The map is dedicated to Sir Peter Delme, a very wealthy and powerful gentleman, one of the first residents of Grosvenor Square, and, for a time, Lord Mayor. Darlington & Howgego, Printed Maps of London, 65

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        A Select Collection of Novels in Six Volumes.

      Written by the most celebrated authors in several languages. Many of which never appear'd in english before; and all new translated from the originals, by several eminent hands. London: Printed for J. Watts, 1720-1722. Engraved frontispiece,(18),lii,333 + engr. fr.,(6),410,(1) + (10),355,(1) + engr. fr.,(10),372 + engr. fr.,(10),384 + engr. fr.,(10),357 pp. 6 vol. Contemporary full calf. Spines with five raised bands. Gilt frames on boards. Gilt vol. numbers on spines. Slight foxing. A few pages in vol. 4 brownstained. A few old notes in ink on ffeps. Frontispiece to vol. 3 missing. Minor paperloss in lower margin p. 23/24 vol. 5. Spines and edges of boards quite worn, mostly at head/foot of spines with small loss to vol. 3. 16,5 x 10,5 cm.. Contents: I, Monsieur Huet's letter to Monsieur de Segrais, upon the original of romances. Zayde, A Spanish History (by Monsieur Segrais). The Marriage of Belfegor (by Nicolas Machiavel). The Jealous Estremaduran (by Cervantes). II, The Princess of Cleves. The Fair Maid of the Inn (by Cervantes). The Force of Friendship. The History of the Captive (by Cervantes). III, Don Carlos (by Abbé de St. Real). The History of Count Belflor and Leonora de Cespedes. The Curious Impertinent (by Cervantes). The Prevalence of Blood (by Cervantes). The Liberal Lover (by Cervantes). The Beautiful Turk. IV, The Happy Slave. The Rival Ladies (by Cervantes). The Innocent Adultery (by Monsieur Scarron). The History of the Conspiracy of the Spaniards against the Republick of Venice (by Abbot de St. Real). V, The Little Gypsy (by Cervantes). Ethelinda (by Flaminiani). The Amour of Count Palviano and Eleonora. Scanderbeg the Great. VI, The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca (by Nicolas Machiavel). The Loves of Osmin and Daraxa. The Spanish Lady of England (by Cervantes). The Lady Cornelia (by Cervants). The False Dutchess

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        Antiquitates selectae septentrionales et celticæ quibus plurima loca conciliorum et capitularium explanantur, dogmata theologiae ethnicae celtarum gentium que septentrionalium cum moribus et institutis maiorum nostrorum circa idola, aras, oracula, templa, lucos, sacerdotes, regum electiones, comitia et monumenta sepulcralia una cum reliqviis gentilismi in coetibus christianorum ex monumentis potissimum hactenus ineditis fuse perquiruntur.

      Cum figuris aeri incisis. Hannover, Nicolai Foerster, 1720. 8:o. Grav. extra titelblad,+ XXIIX,+ (2),+ 590 s.+ 18 grav. planscher, varav 11 utvikbara. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Lagerfläckar och enstaka småfläckar. Välbevarat samtida pergamentband, med beigefärgat titelfält, stänksnitt. Fint exemplar ur Warmholtz bibliotek, med dennes anteckningar på försättsbladet, och Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. Warmholtz 1421. Brunet III, 657. Carlander II, 464ff & III, 564ff. Första upplagan av denna samling av essäer om fornnordisk/ keltisk religion och kult, bl.a. om Stonehenge och andra monument, och druider. Warmholtz anser att den upptar mycket som angår de nordiska antikviteterna, även om författaren är kritisk mot svenska historiker och i synnerhet gentemot Rudbeck. Den innehåller tidiga illustrationer av Stonehenge, och den är även känd för kapitlet om Maran och mardrömmar. J. G. Keysler (1693-1743) var tysk antikvarie, som annars idag kanske är mest känd för sin reseskildring i Centraleuropa. C. G. Warmholtz väldiga historiska bibliotek på Christineholm utanför Nyköping, vilket låg till grund för hans stora bibliografi, såldes 1780 till Gjörwell och Uppfostringssällskapet. Dennes kroniskt dåliga ekonomi tvingade honom dock att i olika omgångar sälja vidare bitar av biblioteket, som således skingrades. Många titlar letade sig så småningom fram till Ericsberg, ofta via d'Albedyhll

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        THE ILIAD OF HOMER. Translated by Mr. Pope.

      First editions. First issues. Six folio volumes bound as three in contemporary full decorative panelled calf, gilt. All portraits, maps, plates etc., collated complete against Griffith 42, 50, 78, 96, 115, 119. Bookplates of Samuel Card and Frances Viscountess Lorton to front endpapers, excepting Volume III which has lost that of Samuel Card. Some occasional spotting and browning as usual; spines and corners expertly repaired; some rubbing to binding and signs of wear; else a particularly excellent and extremely handsome set.

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        Geschichten und Thaten Kayser Conrads des Dritten, Aus dem Geschlecht der Hertzogen in Schwaben... (5 weitere Werke angebunden, siehe unten)

      Frontispiz, 70 Seiten mit "Vorrede", 216 Seiten. (Seite 7/8 der Vorrede nicht vorhanden, laut "google-digi-books" vollständig, wohl falsche Paginierung.) Zeitgennös. Pappband mit Rückentitelei in Gold. (Vor- und Nachsatz abgetrennt) Kl.8vo. //..// ANGEBUNEN: BUNDLING, JACOB PAUL von (ist : GUNDLING,J.P.v.) - Geschichten und Thaten Kaiser Richards. Aus dem Geschlecht der Könige in England... Berlin, Gedicken, 1719. Frontispiz, 5 Bll., 240 Seiten, (gezählt 238, /3-240/ laut "google-digi-books" vollständig, wohl falsche Paginierung) //..// GUNDLING,JACOB PAUL von- Geschichten und Thaten Kayser Conrads des Vierdten. Aus dem Geschlecht der Hertzoge zu Schwaben. Berlin, Nicolai, 1719. Frontispiz, rot/schwarz gedruckter Titelballt auf einer "Doppelseite", Nachtitelei, 4 Bll., 30 Seiten. //..// Geschichte und Thaten Kayser Wilhelms / Aus dem Geschlecht der Grafen von Holland. (einfaches Titelblatt, ohne Autor, Ort und Jahr, mitpaginiert:) 30 Seiten. //..// GUNDLING, JACOB PAUL von: Geschichten u. Thaten Kayser Heinrichs Des Siebenden Aus dem Hause der Hertzogen von Limburg und Graffen zu Luxenburg... Halle, Neue Buchchandlung 1719. 1 leeres Bl., Frontispiz, 15 ungez. Bll., 294 Seiten. Insges.gut erhalten, Papier teils angebräunt.

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        Eshcol A Cluster of the Fruit of Canaan.Brought to the borders for the encouragement of the Saints travelling thitherward with their faces toward Sion. Or Rules of Direction for the walking of the Saints in fellowship according to the...Gospel.

      London: Printed for John Marshall at the Bible in Gracechurch Street, where is sold most of Dr. Owen's books. Sixth edition corrected and revised. no date. c.1720.. 12 by 6.5 cms. 120 pp. in a contemporary polished calf binding, board edges with gilt decoration, five panelled spine, faded gilt tooling, with modern replacement spine label. Some rubbing and wear to boards, a tight copy. Owen, 1616-1683 was a major Non-Conformist leader and Theologian, a leading figure among Congregationalist Divines. This title was published in 1647. The British Library, ESTC, estimate this edition as published in 1720.

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        Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Impov'd Being a Correct Coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual Survey of all ye Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales: Wherein are exactly Delineated & Engraven, All ye Cities, Towns, Villages, Churches, Seats & ......

      London: printed for, & sold by Tho: Bowles Print & Map Seller next ye Chapter House in St. Pauls Churchyard and Em. Bowen next ye King of Spain in S: Katherines, 1720.. First edition, first issue. Engraved title, 4 leaves of "Table" and 273-engraved road and county maps. 4to (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), later full panelled tan calf, spine with raised bands and later lettering piece. Some browning/dust marking to prelims., endpapers browned; generally very good and with good margins (no shaving). The rare first issue.

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