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        CHINA. - Karte. "Iunnan, Queicheu, Quangsi, et Quantung".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich bei G. Valck & P. Schenk nach Janssonius, um 1720, 46 x 52 cm. Spezialkarte der südwestlichen Provinzen Chinas im schönen alten Flächenkolorit. Mit zwei figürlichen kolorierten Kartuschen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Amphiteatrum Zootomicum Tabulis Aeneis Quamplurimis. Exhibens Historiamanimalium Anatomicam .

      J. A. Jung, Frankfurt am Main 1720 - 38 x 24 cm 230, 114 S- + 99 Tafeln, schlichter Pappband d. Zeit mit mont. Rückenschild u. aufgeklebter Signatur a. Vorderdeckel Einband berieben und bestoßen, Ecken stärker bestoßen, Kapitale etwas lädiert, Seiten nachgedunkelt u. unbeschnitten, sonst guter Zustand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell, A Gentleman, who, tho' Deaf and Dumb, writes down any Stranger's Name at first Sight; with their future Contingencies of Fortune. Now Living in Exeter Court over-against the Savoy in the Strand.

      London: E. Curll., 1720. First Edition. Full Mottled Calf. Very Good Plus. 8vo. 19.5 by 12.5 cm. xix, [5], 320, 8 pp. With frontis portrait, and three plates in text, including one with pictograms of sign language. Includes publisher's eight page advertisement at end, which we believe is very uncommon. This narrative about a deaf mute who was able to prevail in life was traditionally attributed to the prolific Defoe, but it is now believed might have been primarily authored by William Bond. Joint repaired and restoration to spine head and small part of upper corner, rear board. Darkish age toning to the leaves.

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        Statua Regum Europaeorum P.C.N. Nomina Continens./ Icon Synoptica Sac. Rom. Electorum, Du Cum, Principum./ Collosi Monarchico. Statua Danielis Dan. II.31./ Pontificum Romanorum Series Chronologica

      Augsburg 1720 - A rare complete set of the 4 Colossi. - original copper engraved prints, high-lightened with gold; overall 60 x 53 cm each; plate 57 x 48 cm each. folds as issued; hand written annotations; occ. some staining, foxing and rust spots; c’folds split into image; some marginal tears, occ. into image; add. printer’s creases; o/w exc. cond. Latin text; with contemporary/original black and white overslips in the vernacular German to the original coloured “key” panels in Latin. - We are very pleased being able to offer for sale a rare complete set of the four Colossi! - Colossus.Danielis shows the figure of Colossus, with sword and scepter, representing Daniel's interpretation of King Nebuchadnezzar's dream (Dan. 2:39-40). History's great empires are engraved on the breastplate: Oriental empires on the left leg, Western oneson the right. Mythical animals representing the great monarchies flank the figure. - Pontificum Romanorum Series Chronologica shows a pope, sceptre in one hand, the other hand raised. On his body is a list of all the popes from the first to the seventeenth-century. In the background, to the left is the dome of St. Peter’s, Rome, and to his right is a pile of papal paraphenalia- a book, mitres, a hat, an incense burner. - Statua Regum Europaeorum P.C.N Nomina Continens shows a king, flanked on one side by crowns, sceptres, weapons musical instruments, etc and on the other by coats of arms. On his body and armour are listed the kings of the different European nations from the first to the seventeenth century, with their star signs and dates of their death. - Icon Synoptica depicts the gigantic symbolic figure of an Elector in full robes, which are covered with listings of all the rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, princes, electors, and dukes. At the left is a pillar of heraldic coats of arms and on the right the crown and chair of state. -

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        Spitzenbildchen] - S. Ursula.

      o.O., -, o. J. [um ?]. 1720 - Orig. Gouache-Aquarellzeichnung. ca. 13,1 x 7,7 cm [Blatt]. Gerahmt. Altkoloriertes Spitzenbildchen des 18. Jahrhunderts (Heiligenbildchen). - Ränder alt beschnitten, berieben, Gbrsp.

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        Il Consolato del Mare colla spiegazione di Giuseppe Maria Casaregi auditore della Rota fiorentina. In questa nuova impressione ricorretto da molti errori dell'Edizione di Firenze, ed accresciuto ciascheduno Capitolo d'alcune Annotazioni del medesimo Autore, ed inoltre i Consolati di Barcellona, Venezia e Genova.

      Sebastiano Domenico Cappuri,, Lucca: 1720 - 12 hojas, 485 páginas, 19 hojas. Encuadernación original en pergamino con el título rotulado en el lomo. Papel amarronado por calidad del papel. Buen ejemplar. Palau 59545 que copia a Toda cita un retrato y una lámina al fin en su ejemplar, nosotros somos de la misma opinión que su antiguo propietario de que éste ejemplar está completo y correcto y el ejemplar de Toda llevaba añadido el retrato probablemente de la edición de Casariego 1703. Ejemplar de la biblioteca de Joan Lluís Gili, con su ex-libris.

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        Nova Italiae Descriptio, in Regna, Respublicas et Status divisae, .......

      1720. Carta geografica dell'Italia con confini in coloritura coeva. Rif.: "L'Italia nell'antica cartografia" n° 177 pag. 131. Gora nel margine in basso

      [Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio]
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        Memoires de monsieur Dugay Trouin, lieutenant général des armées navalles, commandeur de l'ordre militaire de St Louis

      Exceedingly rare manuscript of Du Guay Trouin's Memoires, the famous French corsair; amongst the most appealing privateering narratives of all times and the basis to the best seller of maritime literature of the 18th century. The memoires of the Saint-Malo corsair were published for the first time in 1730 in a "pirate" edition, followed by Mortier's beautifully printed version. Du Guay (1673 - 1736), active during the last years of the 17th and beginnings of the 18th century, was one of the most famous French privateers and naval officers of his time; during his short though highly profitable life, Du Guay engaged English, Dutch and Portuguese fleets. Arguably, his most celebrated accomplishment was the defeat of the Brazilian fleet at Lisbon and the capture of Rio de Janeiro in 1711; a decade later, around 1720-1721, the first redaction of his memoires was possibly begun. Its intention was to establish the truth about the naval events occurred during his expeditions, setting forth right those by the Comte de Forbin. His retirement was almost final, with one exception, a demonstration of force in the Mediterranean in 1731, to impress Dey d'Alger. The way it´s written, with virtually no pause, shows a straightforward prose, with no corrections, nor intention to facilitate reading to a broad audience. It was written at the request of family and friends, and to be circulated amongst his most intimate circle. Furthermore, the sincerity and concern for truth latent across the memoires, not building a character but including personal details of the experiences, often not to his advantage, leads us to confirm the belief that it was not meant for publishing. Du Guay´s Memoires were published for the first time in 1730 in the famed "pirate edition" (Cf. Borba de Moraes and others), which raised the anger of Du Guay and obligated him to set the story right. The 1730 edition copies one of his manuscript journals. A most lavishly printed one would follow shortly in 1740, by Mortier, this time in large format, illustrated and revised by Du Guay himself; this, however, had the text edited and made easier to read, thus "truncated" of Du Guay´s crudely detailed narrative. De Carfort, the French historian claims that "du Guay Trouin fit lui-même plusieurs exemplaires de son manuscrit, de sa propre main, et les donna aux membres de sa famille et à ses amis... Tous ces manuscrits sont plus ou moins différents les uns des autres, principalement comme style, parce que ce ne sont pas des copies, mais plutôt des répliques du manuscrit primitif. Mais le fonds est le même. Ils se reconnaissent facilement à l'écriture, à l'orthographe, et surtout au manque absolu de ponctuation : on n'y trouve presque pas un seul point, une virgule, une seule apostrophe, et très peu d'accents." The style, however, is roughly the same to all versions of the manuscripts, no commas, points, quotes or accents. Borba, commenting on the 1730 edition, which was published after one of the aforementioned versions -and probably unaware of the existence of the surviving manuscript versions of the Memoires- says "This edition is interesting in spite of its inaccuracies and defects. It was published by Pierre de Villepontaux and contains many details of the author´s life and youthful adventures that were later suppressed from the manuscript at the request and advice of Cardinal Fleury". Provenance: with engraved armorial bookplate of "Emmanuel Jeanbernat barthelemy Ferrari Doria". Borba de Moraes, 271 (1730 edition). Polak, 2855. Le Nepvou de Carfort, "Histoire de Du Gay Trouin le corsair", Paris, Plon, 1922 & "Du Guay Trouin, sa maison natale, Sa sepulture, Les manuscrits de ses memoires", St. Brieuc, Paris, 1912.

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        Prospect der Königl: Scwed: Haupt und Residentz-Stadt Stocholm

      Norimberga 1720 - Bella e decorativa tavola dedicata alla città di Stoccolma. La parte inferiore della carta, è occupata da una vella veduta prospettica della città, e in alto da 12 prospetti degli edifici momumentali più importanti della città. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Impressive and decorative prospect of Stockholm published by J.B. Homann in Nuernberg. The upper of the prospect is equipped with twelve nicely engraved views of various important building of Stockholm (the roayal garden, Carlsberg, Iacobsthal, the royal palace, St. Cathrine church, etc.). The bottom of the map is equipped with a large decorative panoramic city view of Stockholm. Copper engraving in contemporary colors, in good condition. Dimensioni 580 500mm

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        Regionis qvae est circa Lodinvm

      Norimberga 1720 - Bella mappa della regione di Londra con sotto una veduta panoramica della città, tratta dal "Atlas " edito dagli eredi della tipografia Homann. Incisione in rame, bella coloritura coeva con ritocchi, in buone condizioni. Extending north as far as Luton and south to Leatherhead this map encompasses much of modern London. Many of today's inner-city boroughs are outlying hamlets and villages on the eighteenth-century map. Occupying the lower quarter of the plate is a magnificent view of London and Westminster from Southwark, showing the tight curve of the Thames with identifiable buildings beyond. Homann's map of the London Environs is based on that produced in London by Thomas Bowles and he is credited in the title banner (with information in both Latin and German). Printed on thick paper (typical of the Nuremberg mapmakers) and with original colour, this is an extremely interesting London map . . Dimensioni 570 490mm

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        Plan der Belarung von Fridrichshall

      Norimberga 1720 - Carta storico-geografica che raffigura l'assedio svedese di Friedrichshall - dal 1928 chiamata Halden - in Norvegia, del 12 dicembre 1718. La notte precedente, 11 dicembre, fu ucciso il principe Carlo XII, proprio mentre visitava la trincea svedese, posta, come mostrato sulla mappa, davanti alla fortezza di Fridrichstein. Sulla tavola, è riportato anche lo schieramento delle diverse batterie. Una decorativa scena di battaglia navale, con le navi svedesi in primo piano, sul fiordo Ide. Incisione su rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Historical and geographical map depicting theSwedish siege of Friedrichshall - from 1928 called Halden - Norway, 12 December 1718. The previous night, December 11, was murdered Prince Charles XII, just as he visited the Swedish trench, located as shown on the map, in front of the fortress of Fridrichstein. On the map, it is also shown the deployment of several batteries. Decorative scene of a naval battle with the Swedish ships in the foreground, Ide fiord. Copper engraving, coloring coeval, in excellent condition. Dimensioni 590 500mm

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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. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine. First Strype Edition, 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. Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 584. Lowndes V, 2526. Gibson's Library, p. 258. ESTC Citation No. T48975. This edition of Stow's Survey was the first to contain a series of ward maps: "Many of these maps are excellent. Their clarity and accuracy fulfill the requirements of the student of London history" (Hyde). Fifth and Best Edition.Titlepage in red and black. Each of the 6 ’books’ has its own pagination, and is introduced by a drop-head title. Adams London Illustrated 25; Lowndes III, 2526; Upcott II, pp, 605-617; Darlington and Howgego 16, 8 (London maps). "Fifth and grandest edition. John Strype was already collecting materials for the text by 1703, and an ambitious reprint 'with very great Additions throughout, and illustrated with about 100 large Copper Cutts .. requiring much Time and Great expence' was advertised as early as 1708. The advertisement was on the title verso of Hatton's New View of London, a smaller and cheaper book whose popularity actually caused the postponement of Strype's more monumental work. His two folio volumes cost six guineas and the print run was probably at least 500 copies. He included what he believed to be Stow's entire original text, which had become conflated with the 1618 and 1633 editions of Anthony Munday, clearly identifying his own additions in the margins. John Kip, who had been responsible for the views of London buildings in volume I of Mortier's Nouveau theatre de la Grande Bertagne (1707), is credited with about half the 28 engraved views of 'eminent places'. In addition there are two folding general maps of London, one showing the city as it was in Queen Elizabeth's time, 17 ward maps (bks. II-III) and 20 parish maps (bks. IV and VI). The only map to be signed is the Parish of St. Mary Rotherhithe revised by John Pullen and engraved by John Harris. (2)" Christies 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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        Des bekanten Kirchen-Räubers, und Diebes, Jacob Neumanns Leben und Ubelthaten/ Als Welcher Durch göttliche Schickung 42. Kirchen-Raube/ die er gantz alleine verübt, nebst 12. gemeinen Dibstählen freywillig bekant, und den 16ten Januar. 1720. mit dem Rade vom Leben zum Tode gebracht worden.

      Frankfurt an der Oder, Schrey (1720). Mit gest. Frontispiz. 3 Bll., 60 S Umschlag aus Herrnhuter-Papier. 4°. Ave-Lallemant I, 226; Huelke-Etzler 2399. - Das Frontispiz zeigt in der unteren Hälfte den Ketten geschlagenen Neumann im Kerker, die obere Hälfte seine Räderung. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv’d; being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby’s Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales: . . . And to render this—work universally usefull & agreeable, . . . are added . . . 1. A full & particular description & account of all the cities, borough-towns, towns-corporate . . . By Ino. Owen . . . 2. The arms of the peers of this realm . . . 3. The arms of all ye bishopricks & deanaries, . . . 4. The arms, & a succinct account of both universities & their respective colleges, . . . Lastly particular & correct maps of all ye counties of South Britain; with a—summary description of each county, . . . By Eman: Bowen engraver

      London: Printed for, & sold by Tho: Bowles print & map seller next ye. Chapter House in St. Pauls Church-Yard & Em. Bowen next ye King of Spain in S: Katherines, 1720. First Edition. Full Calf. Fine. 8vo: [6],273,[1]pp, comprising 54 county maps and associated suites of strip road maps in three or four columns over 273 plates engraved front and back by Emanuel Bowen. Contemporary Cambridge-style paneled calf, sympathetically rebacked, spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt, recent red morocco lettering piece gilt, all edges speckled red, plain period end papers. 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. Scarce first or second issue, with “next ye King of Spain in S: Katherines” in the imprint statement (later issues read “near ye Stairs in St. Katherine’s”). Issue points as follows: p. 8, Sussex 'rapes' [administrative boundaries] not numbered; p.128 misnumbered '121' (a previous owner has added lines to the numeral '1,' making it look like an '8'. (One leading expert identifies our copy as the second issue, but has not disclosed the nature of his reasoning. As an entirely engraved, chock-a-block with information, Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv’d was being constantly corrected and updated. Of the examples dated 1720, Hobson identifies eight variants laid out in six distinct ‘editions.' To the first edition, of which Hodson describes two issues, our expert identifies a three, of which our copy is one.) Shirley (Printed maps of the British Isles, 1650-1750), pp. 103-04. Hodson 149. Tooley III, p. 345-47. Lister, p. 207. (ESTC does not record this imprint.) First edition, first or second issue, of this fully and finely engraved road atlas of England and Wales, a smaller-format, popular version (reduced to half the original scale) of Ogilby's famous seventeenth-century road atlases of England, originally published in two versions, both 1675, in folio editions. Ogilby's survey, undertaken to prepare the atlases, 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. Because of 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. 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. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Poliometria Germaniae ac finimorum quorundam locorum Europae

      Norimberga 1720 - Interessante grafico che indica le distanze tra le città tedesche e le principali città europee, realizzata da Homann per conto dell'editore David Funck, e quindi prima che Homann avviasse la sua attività editoriale. Molto decorativo il grande cartiglio decorativo allegico, con in basso due putti accanto a un globo. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva in ottime condizioni. Interesting thematic chart shows the traveling distances from various German and European cities. The sheet is richly embellished with a large title cartouche surrounded by allegorical figures and putti with a globe. David Funcke employed the young Homann as an engraver prior to the establishment of the Homann publishing empire. Copperplate, contemporary colors, in very good condition. Dimensioni 590 500mm

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        Schlacht bei Kaiserswerth im Jahre 1702 ('Die Eroberung der Haupt Vestung Kaiserswerth.').

      - Kupferstich v. G. Stein n. Paul Decker jun. aus Der Spanische Successionskrieg . b. Jeremias Wolff in Augsburg, um 1720, 47,5 x 38 Gesamtansicht mit Belagerung von Kaiserswerth i.J. 1702. - 1702 brach der Spanische Erbfolgekrieg aus. Der kölnische Kurfürst Joseph Clemens stellte sich wieder auf die Seite Frankreichs und machte sich so den Herzog von Jülich-Berg, Johann Wilhelm II. (auch Jan Wellem genannt), seines Zeichens Kurfürst von der Pfalz und Erbtruchsess des Deutschen Reiches, zum Feind. Im Frühjahr belagerten deshalb Truppen Brandenburgs, der Niederlande und Englands Kaiserswerth und nahmen es am 15. Juni 1702 ein. - Die Ansicht in prachtvoller Bordüre umrandet. - Oben in der Bordüre Befestigungsplan von Kaiserswerth; darüber Porträt.

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        LOIMOLOGIA: OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE PLAGUE IN LONDON IN 1665; WITH PRECAUTIONARY DIRECTIONS AGAINST THE LIKE CONTAGION

      London: E. Bell and J. Osborn, 1720. "To which is added, AN ESSAY ON THE DIFFERENT CAUSES OF PESTILENTIAL DISEASES, AND HOW THEY BECOME CONTAGIOUS: WITH REMARKS ON THE INFECTION NOW IN FRANCE, by John Quincy, M.D. Paper shows peripheral toning, never heavy. This copy does not include the fold-out "Table of Funerals" for the parishes of London. It is supplied in facsimile. Hodges (1629-1688) first wrote his account of the plague in Latin in 1672. John Quincy translated it into English in 1720, adding an essay on spread of the plague to France. Hodges was one of the few physicians who remained in London during 1665, to record observations and test the effectiveness of various treatments. According to Garrison-Morton 5121, Hodges was physician to the City of London and the medical hero of the great epidemic. 288pp. Please see photos.. First Edition. 1/4 Calf Over Marbled Boards. Rebound in 1/4 Brown Calf/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        Voyage pour la redemption des captifs, aux royaumes d'Alger et de Tunis. Fait en 1720. Par les PP. François Comelin, Philemon de la Motte, & Joseph Bernard de l'Ordre de la sainte Trinité, dits Mathurins. Including: La tradition de l'eglise.Paris, Louis-Anne Sevestre and Pierre-François Giffart, 1721. 2 parts in 1 volume. 12mo. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of Louis XV, engraved by P.F. Giffart, folding engraved plate of the court of the Dey (Regent) of Algiers, and a regular engraved plate in the second part. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      Barbier IV, col. 1095; Gay 484. First edition of an account of a voyage of three Trinitarian Fathers, François Comelin, Joseph Bernard and Philemon de la Motte, to Algiers and Tunis, initiated to free Christians enslaved by the Muslim rulers of North Africa. It describes the people they meet in Algiers, the progress of their negotiations with ambassadors, and the manners and customs of the Moors living in North Africa, and their journey to Tunis and back to France. Also included are more general descriptions of the cities and their ports. According to Barbier, the account was written by Jean-Baptiste de la Faye. The second part, La tradition de l'eglise, includes a list with the names of more than 400 Christian slaves, noting their age and years in captivity and describing their return home. Also given are Biblical texts related to slaves, captives and prisoners, to illustrate the proper Christian attitude towards slavery. With two owner's inscriptions in ink on title-page. Some occasional minor foxing or spotting, page 11-12 torn with minor text loss. Binding somewhat rubbed along the extremities, top of spine damaged. Overall in good condition.

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        \"Lindauvia - Lindau\". Gesamtansicht mit zwei Reitern und mehreren Personen im Vordergrund, im Himmel zwei Putten mit Spruchbändern mit Erläuterungen, unter der Darstellung Wappen, Legende in lat. und deutscher Sprache.

       Kupferstich von J.Fr. Leopold, Augsburg, um 1720, 20,5 x 29,5 cm. Schefold 46051. - Sehr dekorative Gesamtansicht von Norden. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Schwaben

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        HISTOIRE DU CARDINAL ALBERONI ET DE SON MINISTERE (TOME 1 & 2) Jufqu'a La Fin De L'Annee 1719. Par Mr. F. R**

      A La Haye: Chez La Veuve D'Adrien Moetjens. Very Good. 1720. Hardcover. 2 Volumes, half leather over clean marbled boards. Floral motif in backstrip compartments. Text block tight, clean & intact. A few pages slightly age toned. Title page with red title and woodcut. Marbled endpapers to which are affixed armorial crest book plates bearing the initials "PYC". Copper plate fold out map illustrations. Vol. #1: Messina; 291pp. Vol #2: Melasso; De La Haye; Port du Passage; Camp De Francavilla; 328pp. Both volumes bear the signature of "Catherine de Courtlande". Giulio Alberoni an Italian Cardinal of Spain who left a large quantity of manuscripts as his legacy. Volume 1's title page with a faint damp stain. Rare; Maps; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 619pp. pages .

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        BAICHIKU RANGIKU [SHIFU]

      1720. Good. [HASSHU GAFU]. BAICHIKU RANGIKU [SHIFU]. 28.1 x 19.4 cm. One volume [THE ALBUM OF PLUM, BAMBOO, RAN AND CHRYSANTHEMUM] only of eight volumes originally published in Ming-era China. The Ming edition is unobtainable and the first Japanese edition of 1672 virtually so. This is almost certainly one of the volumes of the 1710 Kyoto edition, printed by Nakagawa Mohei. HASSHU GAFU literally translates as A COLLECTION OF EIGHT ILLUSTRATED SKETCH BOOKS. The books in the collection had no intrinsic connection with each other, save that they were heavily illustrated in woodcut. Some, like this one, are done on a botanical theme, others are illustrated poetry collections. In any event, the HASSHU GAFU had a great deal of influence on the Chinese style painters of the early Edo period once it was published there, an influence that only started to fade upon the import of the color printed MUSTARD SEED GARDEN and TEN BAMBOO HALL. This copy has the original dark blue green covers, printed on a thin hard toshi paper, string-bound fukuro-toji Japanese-style with the original printed paper title label. Overall good condition, good impressions.

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        Hercynia curiosa i. e. Curiöser Hartz-Wald/ darinnen alle/ an- und auf dem Hartz gelegene Hölen/ Seen/ Brunnen/ Berge/ und andere daselbsten anzutreffende Curiositäten beschrieben werden. Mit unterschiedenen . Medicinischen Physicalischen und Historischen Anmerckungen.

      Nürnberg und Altdorf, Joh. Daniel Taubers Erben, 1720. - Ca. 20,2 x 16,5 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz (Ansicht der Stadt Nordhausen), 4 Blätter, 200 Seiten, 8 Blätter, mit Holzschnitt-Titelvignette. Dritte Ausgabe der erstmals 1703 erschienenen naturgeschichtlichen Topographie des Harzes durch den Nordhausener Arzt Georg Henning Behrens (1662-1712). Enthält auch Sagen und Märchen aus der Harzregion. Vorderdeckel und Rücken jeweils mit kleinem Wurmgang, teils gebräunt bzw. etwas stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. Pergamentband der Zeit mit gespenkeltem Schnitt.

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        Ile de S. Laurens, ou Madagascar, situèe dans l'Ocean Ethiopien, sur les Cotes de L'Afrique

      Leida 1720 - Carta geografica tratta dalla "Galerie Agréable" del Vander aa. Incisione in rame, in perfette condizioni. Map taken form the Galerie Agréable by Vander Aa. Copperplate, very good conditions. Dimensioni 370 280mm

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        REGENSBURG., "Die Donau Brück zu Regensburg". Blick auf Steinerne Brücke, rechts Stadtansicht mit Dom, links Stadt am Hof, mit zwei seitlichen Legenden.

      Kupferstich von G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16 x 32,5 cm. BAYERN, Oberpfalz

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        REGENSBURG. "Die Donau Brück zu Regensburg". Blick auf Steinerne Brücke, rechts Stadtansicht mit Dom, links Stadt am Hof, mit zwei seitlichen Legenden.

      - Kupferstich von G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16 x 32,5 cm.

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        Gesamtansicht vom Neckar her.

      - Kupferstich v. Gabriel Bodenehr, um 1720, 16,6 x 30 cm. Ansicht mit genauen Gebäudebenennungen.- Sehr dekoratives Blatt. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich. Tuebingen.: General view from the Neckar river. Copperplate engraving by Gabriel Bodenehr, ca. 1720, 16,6 x 30 cm. JPEG pictures upon request. View with precise building denotations.- Very decorative sheet.

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        LANDSHUT., "Landshuet in Nieder Bayern". Gesamtansicht mit Wappen, links gestochene Erklärungen Nr. 1 - 6.

      Kupferstich von G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16 x 37 cm. BAYERN, Niederbayern

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        LANDSHUT. "Landshuet in Nieder Bayern". Gesamtansicht mit Wappen, links gestochene Erklärungen Nr. 1 - 6.

      - Kupferstich von G. Bodenehr, um 1720, 16 x 37 cm.

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        Groote vissery.Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, [ca. 1720]. Folio. With engraved general title-page, and 2 series of 16 engraved prints (17.5 x 20.5 cm) on 17 leaves, numbered 1-17 and 1-16. All plates engraved by Adolf van der Laan after drawings by Sieuwert van der Meulen. Contemporary wrappers.

      Atlas van Stolk 3019; E. Ingals, Whaling prints in the F.B. Lothrop collection 15-30; Muller, Historieplaten supplement 3013 C (no copy seen). Extremely rare first edition of two print series with engraved general title: Groote vissery . One series presents the herring fishery and trade, and the other is a classic set of 16 whaling prints by Adolf van der Laan. "The exceptional comprehensiveness, historical accuracy, maritime detail, and artistry are rare in the history of the pictorial documentation of the industry..." (Ingals, p. 9). These 16 scenes show the different stages of whale fishery: the search for a whale, the attempt to catch it, butchering it, hunting polar bears, ships getting caught in ice, etc. "The set's popularity must have been somewhat exceptional, for it appears in innumerable variations, copies, and extractions" (Ingals, p. 9). It is believed that Sieuwert van der Meulen made the original drawings for the set around 1720, just after the Dutch entered Davis Strait, opening vast new whaling grounds and bringing new vitality, prosperity and interest to the industry. The first series (Herring fishery) with text in Dutch and English. The second series (Whaling) with text in Dutch, English and German.With a couple minor smudges in the margins, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed. Wrappers rubbed along the extremities.

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        1720 1st ed Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Voyages Illustrated Shipwreck 2v French

      Amsterdam : L'Honore et Chatelain, 1720. First edition - 1720 1st ed Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Voyages Illustrated Shipwreck 2v French “It is never too late to be wise.” Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe “One of the most beautiful travel books in figures of the eighteenth century" (Gumuchian) Called the original adventure novel, Robinson Crusoe was originally published in 1719 and depicts the life of a castaway who learns to survive on an island for decades. However, while it saw substantial success with the masses, there were still those that were not impressed. Charles Dickens said, “.Robinson Crusoe should be the only instance of a universally popular book that could make no one laugh and could make no one cry.” This first edition was edited and translated into French by Themiseuil de Saint-Hyacinthe et J. van Effen. Complete in two volumes, a third (or supplemental) volume was written a year later. This first edition is unique in that it was the first edition printed with more than a frontispiece and map. Item number: #836 Price: $1950 DEFOE, Daniel La Vie Et Les Avantures Surprenantes De Robinson Crusoe Amsterdam : L'Honore et Chatelain, 1720. First edition Details: • Collation complete with all pages: two volumes: [xiv], 629; [viii], 588. o Illustrated with 14 engravings + 1 map • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • References: Gumuchian 4793; Brunet II 556 • Note on edition o Incorrect catchword on p. xiv – “les” instead of “la” • Language: French • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (17cm x 10cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 836 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de febrium natura & differentiis 82pp manuscript With Brevis chirurgiae synopsis manuscript 81pp

      1720. Astruc, Jean (1684-1766). Tractatus de febrium natura & differentiis. Authore D. D. J. Astruc in alma Monspelliensiu[m] medicinae facultate professore regio dignissimo. Manuscript document. 4to. 76pp. N.p., 1720. Together with another medical ms. in the same hand (Brevis chirurgiae exegesis. Seu synopsis, per summaria capita . . .), 81pp. The two mss. contained in a single volume, 222 x 167 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. Portion of ms. title cut away, otherwise fine.A transcription of Astruc's lectures on fevers delivered at Montpellier, where Astruc served as professor of medicine from 1716 to 1728. Astruc, who later joined the Faculty of Medicine in Paris, was a highly skilled and influential teacher. During the 18th century it was common practice for medical lectures such as these to be transcribed and for a small number of manuscript copies to be sold to students who might not have been able to attend. Astruc was: "extremely methodical and clear in his instruction. In a series of courses lasting six years he [covered all phases of medicine: anatomy, physiology, psychology, gerontology, pathology, therapy, venereology, gynecology, neurology and pediatrics. Even in American libraries there are manuscript copies of these carefully prepared and highly appreciated courses; during Astruc's lifetime some of them were used for editions printed without his knowledge in England, Switzerland and Holland" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). An unauthorized edition of Astruc's lectures on fevers was published in England in 1749 under the title Academical Lectures on Fevers; it is likely that the present lectures are incorporated in this work. We have not found any French or Latin editions of this title in the library databases, and it is quite possible that this work remains unpublished in this form. Astruc was the author of several important medical works, most of which were first published in Latin. The best known of these is his De morbis veneris (1736 and later eds.), the first great work on venereal disease (see Garrison-Morton 5195). The surgical manuscript following Astruc's work is a brief exegesis of surgical operations arranged by chapter headings. Its authorship is unknown.

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        Plan der Kayserlichen Freyen Reichs Stadt Hamburg

      Artist: Reincke J ; date: 1720 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 38 x 53 - description: Map shows the city map of Hamburg

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        Kupferstich- Karte, bei Covens und Mortier, "Praefectura de Ciriii, vel Seregippe del Rey cum Itapuama .".

      - um 1720, 41 x 52

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        Nouvelle Carte des Ordres Militaires ou de Chevalerie instituée par divers Prince pour Recompenser le Merite ou la Vertu de leurs Sujets ou pour Reconnoissance de Quelque signalée Victoire

      Amsterdam 1720 - Interessante e decorativa tavola con le medaglie dei diversi ordini cavallereschi, dal monumentale Atlas Historique, pubblicato ad Amsterdam tra il 1705 e il 1720. La tavola è la num. 40 del settimo volume. L'atlante, in 7 volumi, è innovativo per la sua epoca perché combina le mappe geografiche con incisioni e informazioni di carattere geografico, storico, etnografico e araldico. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Molto decorativa. Interesting plate with an illustration of all the medals awarded to the Knights, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7-volume Atlas "Historique". In upper right margin: 'Tome 7, No 40'. The atlas was published in seven volumes between 1705 and 1720, with a second edition appearing in 1732. The maps were accompanied by information pertaining to cosmography, geography, history, chronology, genealogy, topography, heraldry, and costumes of the world. The maps in the Atlas Historique were mainly based on those of the French cartographer, Guillaume De L'Isle, but were presented by the Chatelains in an encyclopaedic form. Copper etching, finely hand coloured, in very good condition. Dimensioni 590 500mm

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        Carte du golfe de Caillery en l'Ilse de Sardaigne.

      Parigi 1720 - Carta nautica della rada e porto di Cagliari, tratta dal raro atlante nautico Recueil de Plusiers Plans des Ports et rades de la Mer Mediterranée, edito a Parigi nel 1720 e successivamente ristampato fino al 1742. Jacques Ayrouard, idrografo francese, risulta attivo tra il 1730 ed il 1750; il raro atlante dei porti del Mediterraneo rimane la sua unica opera. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 660 540mm

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        Astronomia

      ? 1720 - Manoscritto raffigurante la Rosa dei Venti, databile all'inizio del XVIII secolo. Dimensioni 620 450mm

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        Accurater Grundiss und Prospect der HaupStadt Stockholm

      Norimberga 1720 - Dettagliata ed ampia pianta della città di Stoccolma, arricchita da due decorativi cartigli figurati, uno per il titolo e l'altro per la scala miliare, e una legenda con 28 toponimi sulla destra. Incisione in rame in perfette condizioni. Detailed plan of Stockholm, includes an elaborate plan, 2 cartouches and a key showing 28 places. Copperplate in very good condition. Dimensioni 590 500mm

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        Gesamtansicht, "Lipsia. Lejpzjg".

      - Kupferstich v. Joseph Friedr. Leopold n. (F.B. Werner), um 1720, 15,5 x 28,5 Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 160 Nr. 96a (aber Variante ohne Nummer) - Hier vorliegend aus der 1. Auflage. - Im Himmel Spruchband mit Titel, rechts und links davon 2 Putti (ohne Erklärugen). Unter der Ansicht Stadtbeschreibung in lat. u. deutscher Sprache, mittig das Stadtwappen.

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        Oud-Beijerland 1683 - 1753 Den Haag). Porträt eines Herrn. Miniatur auf Elfenbein. Gouache. Um 1720. Unten rechts (schwach) signiert. 17 x 13 cm. Gerahmt (Rahmen mit 1 kleinen Abplatzer).

      1720 - Halbfigur eines Herrn mit braunen längeren gelockten Haaren im Dreiviertelprofil, bekleidet mit einem schwarzen weiten Mantel, darunter ein weißes Hemd mit weißem Kragen, in der linken abgewinkelten Hand mit leicht ausgestrecktem Arm hält er einen schwarzen Hut, in der rechten Hand vermutlich Handschuhe.- Philip van Dyck war Schüler von Arnold Bohnen, späterer Hofmaler des Landgrafen Wilhelm des VIII. von Hessen, einer der gesuchtesten Portraitisten seiner Zeit.- Laut beiliegender Kopie eines Gutachtens von Dr. Gudlaugsson (Reichsbureau für Kunsthistorische Dokumentation in Den Haag) von 1965 handelt es sich um eine Kopie nach einem Vorbild des Rembrandtschülers Govert Finck, das Original sei heute nicht mehr bekannt.- Auf der Rückseite des Rahmens von alter Hand zugeschrieben.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        BAICHIKU RANGIKU [SHIFU]

      1720 - [HASSHU GAFU]. BAICHIKU RANGIKU [SHIFU]. 28.1 x 19.4 cm. One volume [THE ALBUM OF PLUM, BAMBOO, RAN AND CHRYSANTHEMUM] only of eight volumes originally published in Ming-era China. The Ming edition is unobtainable and the first Japanese edition of 1672 virtually so. This is almost certainly one of the volumes of the 1710 Kyoto edition, printed by Nakagawa Mohei. HASSHU GAFU literally translates as A COLLECTION OF EIGHT ILLUSTRATED SKETCH BOOKS. The books in the collection had no intrinsic connection with each other, save that they were heavily illustrated in woodcut. Some, like this one, are done on a botanical theme, others are illustrated poetry collections. In any event, the HASSHU GAFU had a great deal of influence on the Chinese style painters of the early Edo period once it was published there, an influence that only started to fade upon the import of the color printed MUSTARD SEED GARDEN and TEN BAMBOO HALL. This copy has the original dark blue green covers, printed on a thin hard toshi paper, string-bound fukuro-toji Japanese-style with the original printed paper title label. Overall good condition, good impressions.

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        Augusta Vindelicorum Augsburg.

      Johann Christian Leopold. vers 1720?, Augsbourg - Une gravure sur cuivre de 301x207 mm.; représentant, au lointain, la ville d'Augsbourg. Gravure toute marge; aucun accroc ni déchirure. Légèrement brunie en partie haute. La gravure est numérotée N°58. Sans doute d'un travail sur les villes d'Europe. Johann Christian Leopold (1699-1755), graveur éditeur à Augsbourg possédait un atelier modeste; il y effectuait des tirages de quantité restreinte. Ses gravures sont maintenant d'une grande rareté.

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        Britannia Depicta; or, Ogilby Improv'd; being a Correct Coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual Survey of all ye Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales

      London: Tho. Bowles, 1720 - Octavo (204 × 130 mm). Recent panelled calf to style, red morocco label, foliate roll in blind to the bands. Light browning throughout, some foxing, largely marginal, last map mounted on a stub, and with minor loss at the inner margin, overall very good. Engraved title page, 4-page table, 273 engraved maps. First edition, first issue of this of this highly popular reduced version of John Ogilby's 1675 road atlas; Bowen's address given as "next ye King of Spain", plate 128 misnumbered 121, and plates 74 and 75 transposed. Bowles decided to go one better than Thomas Gardner and John Senex, who were planning reduced size re-issues of Ogilby, by augmenting the work with 54 county maps and "a multitude of historical, topographical and statistical information" (Hodson) by the antiquarian John Owen, the whole engraved onto 273 strip-maps by Emanuel Bowen. Bowles puffed the work extravagantly claiming, that "One leaf of this, contains more Observations than any whole book of this Nature yet publish'd", and seems to have stirred up "a great demand as there were four editions issued from 1720 to 1724" (Chubb). How practical this was as a road-book is questionable, the lay-out is rather cluttered with three or four road strips per page, together with the county maps, armorials, and minisculely engraved cursive text, however, it is certainly lively, and undoubtedly would have possessed considerable novelty on publication. Ogilby's survey itself was the first of the roads of England and Wales, "and [he] is probably best known on this account . Sir H.G. Fordham . says [the survey] 'is of particular and historical importance, as it displaced the old British mile of 2,428 yards, and substituted it for the statute mile of 1,760 yards, thus effecting a revolution in customary measurements'" (Chubb, p. 444). Chubb pp. 117–23; Hodson 149. [Attributes: First Edition]

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