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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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        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 Orphanotrophei 1720 First edition vg 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.

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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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        To the Right Honourable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, this Map of Asia

      London: H. Moll, D. Midwinter, Thos. Bowles, Philip Overton, [circa 1720]. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, slightly toned, marginal foxing, centerfold reinforced. 25 1/4 x 40 1/4 inches. A fine example of Moll's intriguing map of Asia, depicting the continent just before the greatest era of European imperial expansion This sensational map embraces the entire Asiatic landmass, as conceived by Europeans in the first quarter of the eighteenth-century. During this period, rival powers, including Britain, France, the Netherlands and Portugal vied for trade dominance in this region rich in spices and precious gems. Most of India was ruled by the Mughal Empire; China was then under the Qing Dynasty; and the mighty Shogun ruled Japan. The British were the dominant traders in India and the Dutch held the lead in the Spice Islands. The map features cartographic insets detailing some of the most commercially important Asiatic locales including; the Hellespont, connecting the Black Sea to the Mediterranean, running past the Ottoman capital of Istanbul; the harbour of Bombay; the Hoogly River, running past modern day Kolkata in Bengal; the Chinese trading islands of Amoy and Chusan; as well as an inset of the Arctic coast of Asia, which some still hoped would one day reveal a 'Northeastern Passage' from Europe to the Far East. The general map shows that parts of the continent lying to the northeast of Honshu, Japan were scarcely known. "Iessu," or Hokkaido has a nebulous shape, connected to an equally mysterious Siberia. This map includes an important feature for mariners, the directions and annual times of the Monsoons in the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, winds and currents that either greatly aid or hinder the direction of sailing vessels. The sensational title cartouche depicts figures in exotic Asian costume, surrounded by various riches, including jewelry and Ming porcelain.The present map was part of Herman Moll's magnificent folio work, a New and Compleat Atlas. Moll was the most important cartographer working in London during his era, a career that spanned over fifty years. His origins have been a source of great scholarly debate; however, the prevailing opinion suggests that he hailed from the Hanseatic port city of Bremen, Germany. Joining a number of his countrymen, he fled the turmoil of the Scanian Wars for London, and in 1678 is first recorded as working there as an engraver for Moses Pitt on the production of the English Atlas. It was not long before Moll found himself as a charter member of London's most interesting social circle, which congregated at Jonathan's Coffee House at Number 20 Exchange Alley, Cornhill. It was at this establishment that speculators met to trade equities (most notoriously South Sea Company shares). Moll's coffeehouse circle included the scientist Robert Hooke, the archaeologist William Stuckley, the authors Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe, and the intellectually-gifted pirates William Dampier, Woodes Rogers and William Hacke. From these friends, Moll gained a great deal of privileged information that was later conveyed in his cartographic works, some appearing in the works of these same figures. Moll was highly astute, both politically and commercially, and he was consistently able to craft maps and atlases that appealed to the particular fancy of wealthy individual patrons, as well as the popular trends of the day. In many cases, his works are amongst the very finest maps of their subjects ever created with toponymy in the English language. Shirley, Maps in the Atlases of the British Library I, T.Moll-4b, 4; Cf. Reinhartz, The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle

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        Esrim ve-Arba Sifre Ha-Kodesh: Sive Hebraica grammatica; ex aliquot manuscriptis et compluribvs impressis codicibus, item Masora Tam Edita, Quam Mavscripta, aliisque Hebraeorum criticis diligenter recensita Praeter nova lemmata textus in Pentateucho, accedunt Loca Scripturae Parallela, Varballa et Realia, Brevesque Adnotationes, Quibus , Nucleus Graecae LXX Interpretvm et OO Versionum Exhibitur, Difficiles in textu Dictiones et Phrases Explicantur, ac dubia resolvuntvr; ut succinti commentarii vicem praestare possint Singulis Denique Columnis Selectae Variantes Lectiones Subiiciuntur Cura Ac Studio

      (1720)4to. (4). 32pp. 848 leaves. Brown leather with raised bands, gold stamp and lettering on spine. Decorative red marble endpapers. Author's initials blind-stamped on front cover and date of binding bland-stamped on back. Dedicated to King Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia. Headpieces depicting the spirit of God dwelling over the water at the beginning of each section. Polyglot Old Testament with Hebrew and Latin texts in side by side columns. Extensive scholarly footnotes discuss alternative versions. Old Testament text is based on the 1699 Berlin edition. The editor Johann Heinrich Michaelis also made use of five manuscripts and 19 printed editions. Latin preface to the Reader. Text in Hebrew and Latin. Book-plate from previous owner. Title page missing. Rear red marble endpaper torn. Some staining to interior leaves, but the pages are legible and in overall very good condition. Book is in overall good condition.Johann Heinrich Michaelis was an early 18th century German Hebraist who taught at Halle. Sources: T. H. Darlow and H. F. Moule, "Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of Holy Scripture #5144 (Vol. II pg. 718).

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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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