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        RUSSLAND,RUSSIA, SANKT PETERSBURG, 1720 HOMANN Titel: Topographische Vorstellung der Neuen Russischen Haupt-Residenz und See-Stadt St. Petersburg samt ihrer zu-erst aufgerichten Vestung ; welche von Ihro Czaar. Maj. Petro Alexiewitz aller Russen selbst Erhalter, etc., etc., etc. An. 1703 an der Spitze der Ost-See auf etlichen Insuln bey dem Au

      Homann ca. 1720, N

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        Diversi Globi Terr-Acquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente per Coluros Tropicorum, per Ambos Polos, et Particul. Sphaerae Zenith in Planum Delineati Orthographici Propectus

      Augsburg c 1720 - Original hand-coloured engraved twin hemisphere map of the world (49.5 x 57 cm., overall 53 x 57 cm.) with 8 additional inset spherical projections. Vertical margins outside neat lines restored, generally in excellent condition. Shirley 578n

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        Japan map - Seutter.

      Regni Japoniae Nova Mappa Geographica, ex indigenarum observationibus delineata ab Engelberto Kaempfero recusa et emendata a Matth. Seuttero, S.C. Maj. Geogr. Aug. Vind.Decorative map of Japan published at Matthaeus Seutter in Augsburg around 1720-30. The map was engraved by Tobias Conrad Lotter, after the geographical sketches of the travel by Engelbert Kaempfer to Japan. In the upper left corner there is a large figurative and allegoric title cartouche, with scenes relating to the exploration of Japan. The bottom of the map is ornated with Japanese arms relating to the kingdom of Japan. Copper engraving, coloured by a later hand. Plate size approx. 49 x 56,7 cm. Seutter, an 18th-century cartographer, was born in Augsburg (Germany) in 1678. In 1697 he became an apprentice to the cartographer Johann Baptiste Homann. By 1707 he returned to Augsburg where he established his own business and produced maps (about 500), atlases (since 1728/30) and globes. Seutter's maps are quite similar to Homann's, and were famous for their details, colour, and decorative cartouches. After dedicating his large atlas to Karl VI, Seutter was awarded the title of "Kaiserlicher Geograph". One of his daughters, Euphrosine married the cartographer Tobias Conrad Lotter from Augsburg who, after the death of Seutter's son, Albrecht Carl, became the successor to Seutter and a famous mapmaker on his own. Price: ?1.950,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Fascinating Pair of Autograph Letters Signed to the Earl CONINGSBY (George, 1657-1732, Lieutenant-General, Commander-in-Chief, Scotland, from 1719 Baron Carpenter in the Irish Peerage)

      1720 - (Thomas, 1657-1729, from 1719 1st Earl), in his engaging hand, in the first thanking him for offering "your interest for my standing at Webly", (Weobley in Herefordshire), "My reason for desiring time was in order to disengage my self handsomely at the Burrough I now serve for . None in the Country know any thing of it from me but my Cozen Tom Carpenter, who will . write me whatever you shall order him", he describes how the bursting of the South Sea Bubble has affected other prospective candidates, "Many who have made great offers to severall Corporations . are render'd unable to performe what they may have propos'd, for great numbers who out of unbounded avarice have bought great sums of South Sea Stock for time at very high prizes, without means or even a possibility of paying for it . are by this sudden fall of the stock entirely ruin'd, not contented with gaining 1, 2, or 300000 l. severall are at present worse than nothing, by good fortune I have not engag'd in those desperate bargains . but am . only troubled for some of my Frends, some Men of Quality are unable to performe their contracts, and several Bankers are gone of, part of them by lending more Money on the security of stock than twill answere, and the borrowers not being able to pay them they cannot answere their own bills, which has occasion'd such a pannick fear that paper Credit except that of the Bank begins to be refus'd and South Sea Equipages may be bought at reasonable rates", and reporting that "A Generall Court of the Bank have this day empower'd their Directors to settle matters with the South Sea for preserving publick Credit, and to open a Subscription for that purpose to circulate South Sea Bonds which has already given a little rise to all Frends .", (22nd September 1720), in the second he is disturbed by Coningsby's reply, Carpenter is "oblig'd . for some expressions of kindness . but have not deserv'd the reproaches . As for joyning in thanks to the Directors of the South Sea, I then knew nothing they had done to ruin their Country; for at that time no Man was a looser by the Company . nor did I say above five words, and twas to second a Nobleman that I had an esteem for . for the generall Court were at that time unanimous in their opinion that they had behav'd well . As to the other Person I never . heard but by your Lordships letter of his behaviour to you, therefore could not know of his being sent to insult you", as to Weobley, he had applied to Coningsby as "a piece of respect" but still has "severall frends there. Tis my native country", though he is "offer'd to be chosen in another place. I intreat a line in answere to know your resolution" (1st October 1720), together 3 sides 4to, Hanover Square and no place, 22nd September - 1st October (Transcriptions) My Lord, When your Lordship was pleas'd kindly to offer me your interest for my standing at Webly, I desir'd a little time to consider of it, and you said there was no hast I might take as long as I would. My reason for desiring time was in order to disengage my self handsomely at the Burrough I now serve for, which I have done and shall hold my self under very great obligations to your Lordship for your favouring my Election at Webly. How far it may be proper to keep it a secret your Lordship is the best judge, but whenever you think I should appear in it no time shall be lost. None in the Country know any thing of it from me but my Cozen Tom Carpenter, who will follow such directions as your Lordship is pleas'd to give him, and will write me whatever you shall order him. Many who have made great offers to severall Corporations without being nam'd are render'd unable to performe what they may have propos'd, for great numbers who out of unbounded avarice have bought great sums of South Sea stock for time at very high prizes, without means or even a possibility of paying for it (thinking twould rise considerably higher and they should make mighty fortunes by taking the difference) are by

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        \"Geographica Desscriptio Montani Cujusdam Districtus in Franconiae\".

       Altkol. Kupferstich von J.B. Homann, um 1720, 48 x 57 cm. Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Banz, Schesslitz, Aufsess, Bayreuth und Stadtsteinach. Unten links mit Gesamtansicht von Thurnau (7 x 15 cm), links oben gro

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        Gesamtansicht ('Dantiscum. - Danzig.').

      - Kupferstich b. Joseph Friedrich Leopold in Augsburg, um 1720, 20 x 28,5 Danzig und die Ostsse . aus der Sammlung von Tomasz Niewodniczanski, 101/4; Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 159, Nr. 35. - Seltener 1. Zustand! Gdansk: General view, cooper-engraving published by Joseph Friedrich Leopold in Augsburg, 20 x 28,5 cm, ca. 1720. - Rare first edition! [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L' Afrique Surivant les Nouvelles Observations…

      c1720., Leiden: 1720 - Engraved map, unclored, 29.8 x 22.1 cm (11.7" X 7"). Minor aging; decent margins, strong early crisp impression. Very nice little map. A very nice map of the African continent, that was probably published before 1720. The map shows the Atlantic islands, and just a bit of Brazil. The Nile River is depicted originating in two small lakes called "Damot and Dambea'. There is considerable detail throughout and some notations. Crisply engraved with a compass rose and a little cartouche featuring elephants, an ostrich and a man wrestling a crocodile. Van der Aa (1659-1733) was a publisher and bookseller known for his considerable output, and the decorative quality of his maps. May require extra postage. Tooley: Collectors Guide to the Maps of the African Continent.

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        Ausgewählte Werke von J.-B. Piranesi. 4 Bände.

      Bd.:1. Ein Titelblattportät [80] Bl. A. Alterthümer (28 Taf.), B. Ansichten von Rom etc (22 Taf.), C. Vasen und Candelaber (15 Taf.), D. Entwürfe (14 Taf.) Bd.: 2. [80] Bl. A. Alterthümer (Taf. 29 - 70), B. Ansichten von Rom etc. (Taf. 23 - 36), C. Vasen und Candelaber (Taf. 16 - 29), D. Entwürfe (Taf. 15 - 24) Bd.: 3. [80] Bl. A. Alterthümer (Taf. 71 - 98), B. Ansichten von Rom etc. (Taf. 37 - 66), C. Vasen und Candelaber (Taf. 30 - 51) Bd.: 4. [ ] A. Alterthümer (Taf. 99 - 111 [statt bis 120])B. Ansichten von Rom 67 - 80 [statt bis 100])C. Vasen und Candelaber (Taf. 52 - 63 [statt bis 75]) 48 x 32 cm, lose Blätter. Erster Band in einer HLn-Mappe, diese berieben. Blätter frisch, weitgehend fleckenfrei und ohne Bschädigungen. bis auf die letzte Lieferung komplette Sammlung des umfangreichen Sammelwerkes. **** Giovanni Battista Piranesi (* 4. Oktober 1720 in Mogliano Veneto bei Treviso 9. November 1778 in Rom), war Kupferstecher, Archäologe, Architekt und Architekturtheoretiker. Berühmtheit bis heute erlangte Piranesi vor allem mit den sechzehn Platten der Carceri (Kerker) von 1745 bis 1750, durch Bühnenbilder angeregte Architekturphantasien. Sehr viel umfangreicher waren aber seine hier in Reproduktion vorliegenden Dokumentationen antiker Bauwerke und Gebrauchsgegenstände in Rom und Umgebung, Cora und Paestum, die Künstlern in ganz Europa als Vorlagen für eigene Werke dienten.

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        Covent Garden.

      Sold by John Bowles, Print & Map-Seller over against Stocks Market, [1720-30]., London, - Covent Garden Engraved print. A view of Covent Garden, showing the market.From 'London Described', a collection of 46 topographic prints of the city published by John and Thomas Bowles in 1731. Image: 346 by 470mm (13.5 by 18.5 inches). Sheet: 390 by 557mm. (15.25 by 22 inches). BM 1880,1113.3043.

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        Regni Mexicani seu Novae Hispaniae, Ludovicianae, N. Angliae, Carolinae, Virginiae et Pensylvaniae, necnon Insularum, Archipelagi Mexicani in America Septentrionali

      Nuremburg: Homann, Johann Baptist. unbound. Map. Copper engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18.75" x 22.5". This striking circa 1720 map by Johann Baptist Homann extends from the Great Lakes southward to include Florida, West Indies, Central America, up to Venezuela, and from New Mexico to the eastern seaboard. Based on the 1703 Delisle map of Mexico and Florida, this map includes information from the explorations of La Salle, Bienville, Le Sueur, d'Iberville, Lederer, and other early travelers.<br><br>The most striking features of this map are the elaborate cartouches. The title cartouche in the top left depicts Native American figures along with the various natural resources of the Americas including beaver pelts and tobacco rolls. A large cartouche in the Atlantic depicts a gold mining scene with natives helping Europeans fill their chests with treasures. The third cartouche just off the Pacific Coast of Mexico depicts a sea battle with a large warship (likely British or French) and a smaller fleet (likely Spanish). These cartouches enhance the focus of this map.<br><br>The British colonies are accurately shown along the east coast, east of the Appalachians. Following the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht, French claims in Louisiana extend from the Rio del Norte to the Appalachians and include Florida and north to include the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence in 'Canada Nova Francia'. Spanish influence can be noted in the west and south to include Mexicana, Nova Hispania and America Meridionalis. Dotted lines track the routes of the Spanish fleets. <br><br>Throughout, the map notes several place names, native tribes, villages, early settlements, forts, and several other topographic features. The kingdom of Quivira, the supposed ancient city of gold in North America, is identified just below the title cartouche. In good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold and minor foxing at places. Appropriate original coloring with the cartouches left black and white.<br><br> Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a renowned German mapmaker of the late 17th and early 18th century, including being geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor. His business was carried on through the 18th century by the Homann Heirs, also prolific and popular mapmakers.

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        Vies des plus célebres marins. Paris, Berlin, 1789. 13 parts in 11 volumes. 18mo in 6's. With 10 engraved frontispiece portraits. Original blue boards.

      Chadenat 3845; Polak 8242 (note). First edition of the complete series of the still valuable biographies of the most famous sea-captains in history, by Adrien Richer (1720-1798). It was originally published in parts from 1780 to 1786, and is here for the first time published together as a set with separate title. Another set was published between 1815 and 1817 containing only 8 parts and another in 1817 containing 11 parts. German and Dutch translations appeared of several parts. Included are detailed biographies of lives of the Turkish admiral Barberousse, Cornelis Tromp, Captain Paulin (Baron de la Garde), Doria, Forbin, Le Grand Duquesne, Jean & Victor Marie d'Estrées, Jean Bart, Michiel de Ruyter and Maréchal De Tourville. All biographies, except those of the Estrées, father and son, are accompanied by a portrait of the admiral or sea-captain treated. Bindings slightly rubbed, some title-labels worn off. In very good condition.

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        Carte du plan de Venise.

      1720. Incisione in rame, colorata, 392x478. Tratta da "Atlas Historique". Veduta generale a volo d'uccelelo con elenco delle famiglie nobili della città divise in varie classi: "Anciennes Maisons de la premiere noblesse", "Seconde classe de la noblesse" e così via fino a "Noblesse del IV classe ou de la Guerre de Candie" e "V. Classe... par honneur et par merite". Bell'esemplare marginoso.Moretto, Venetia, Le immagini della Repubblica, 130.

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        Traité de la noblesse des Capitouls de Toulouse

      - Aux dépens de Jean-François Forest, A Toulouse (circa 1720), in-4 (19x26cm), (1f. tit.) (1f. avert.) 204pp. (2f. tab.) (1f. priv.), relié. - Quarta edizione, dopo l'originale apparso nel 1673. Rilegatura contemporanea in pieno marocchino rosso ornato. Torna con cinque nervi ornate reti e ornamenti dorati e una stanza come marocchino nero. Grandi pizzo oro piatti di inquadratura. Pizzo oro fino (40 min larghezza) in contreplats di coaching; ferri pennacchio di eccezionale complessità. Tutti i bordi dorato. Bella copia riccamente legato. Protezione della testa sapientemente restaurato e un po '. Storia di Tolosa Capitouls dalla loro origine romana. Questo studio, in cui l'autore fa molte ipotesi stabilisce una storia della città di Tolosa ha regalato molte informazioni preziose. L'autore ha raccolto numerosi documenti, disegni storici prova della nobiltà della Capitouls. Rara copia riccamente disegnata in marocchino rosso del tempo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Quatrième édition, après l'originale parue en 1673. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge richement orné. Dos à cinq nerfs ornementé de filets et fleurons dorés ainsi que d'une pièce de titre de maroquin noir. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des plats. Fine dentelle dorée (40 mn de largeur) en encadrement des contreplats ; fers en écoinçon d'une exceptionnelle complexité. Toutes tranches dorées. Très bel exemplaire richement relié. Coiffe de tête habilement restaurée, ainsi qu'un mors. Histoire des Capitouls de Toulouse depuis leur origine romaine. Cette étude dans laquelle l'auteur émet de nombreuses hypothèses établit une histoire de la ville de Toulouse douée de nombreux renseignements précieux. L'auteur a rassemblé de nombreux documents, puisant dans les historiens les preuves de la noblesse des Capitouls. Rare exemplaire richement établi en maroquin rouge de l'époque.

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

      New and rare edition, illustrated with 15 figures by Harrewyn, including 13 portraits. Title page of Volume I in red and black. All first editions of this book were published in Hammer (Louis Elsevier); we do not know the true address it. This edition, after consultation copies identified in libraries does not always contain the figures, and when she has (the copy of the British Library), it is counted as 13 without the two figures of the priest mild and The one built into Witchcraft Henry Valois. In addition, the notice to the binder has only 12 portraits. All these figures are contained in Volume I, Volume II is occupied by remarks Duchat and Denys Godefroy and many texts that were not included in previous editions. Full Sheepskin blond marbled time. Back tooled raised. Part of title morocco beige. Upper joint of Volume I cracked head. Volume II of the upper joint split into head and tail. Volume II of the lower joint cracked. Meeting violently satirical and critical texts on Henry III, the Queen Mother, Queen Margot and the court; all constituted from the company in 1621 as a few gleaned from the books of Pierre Louis Servin Estoile texts. Pierre L "Estoile (1546-1611), Secretary of the King and Grand audiencier of the Chancellery of France, was a witness to all the events and intrigues of the reigns of Henry III and Henry IV. It increased the number of texts in many editions, letters of Henri IV, the wonderful speech (of Catherine de Medici, Charles Estienne). interest naturally history of all these texts, often contemporary League, is the same as that found in the Satyr Ménipée, that the quality of the texts were due to large birds, such as that of D'aubigné. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau A Cologne [Bruxelles] 1720 in-8 (10x16,5cm) (10) 280 (2) 281 - 532 (28)p. et (4) 516 (26)p. 4 parties reliées en 2 volumes

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        Des Welt-berühmten Engelländers Robinson Crusoe Leben und gantz ungemeine Begebenheiten, anderer Theil, welcher dessen Rück-Reise nach seiner Insul, und seine aufs neue gethane Reisen, auf welchen sich viele wundersame und lesenswürdige Fata mit ihm zugetragen, in sich hält; Von ihm selbst beschrieben, und um seiner Fürtrefflichkeit willen, aus dem Englischen und Französischen ins Teutsche übersetzet. Mit saubern Kupfern.

      Nürnberg, Felßecker 1720. Mit 6 Kupfertafeln. 7 Bll., 445 S. Prgt. d. Zt. Ullrich 48, 60. - Vierte deutsche Ausgabe des 2. Teils, im Jahr der deutschen Erstausgabe. - "Der Text der Felßeckerschen Ausgabe des zweiten Teils vom Robinson ist nach der französischen Übersetzung ... unter wörtlicher Wiedergabe verdeutscht worden ... Titel-Kupfer und die sechs Textkupfer sind denen der französischen Ausgabe nachgestochen, ohne Angabe des Stechernamens." (Denecke II, S. 19). - Einband etwas fleckig. Es fehlt das Frontispiz, Titel feuchtrandig u. angestaubt, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, 1 Lage angerändert, 1 Tafel mit kurzem Schriftzug in der Darstellung. Bücher de

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. J.B. Homann, "Totius Africae Nova Repraesentatio .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1720, 48,5 x 56,5 Tooley, Maps of Africa, S. 43. - Tooley datiert die Karte um 1715. Frühe Homann Karte vor Erteilung des Druckprivilegs. - Unten links dek. Kartusche mit fig. Schmuck. - Schönes Exemplar

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        \"Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti - generalis exhibitio - Quam ex novissimis probatissimisque recentium Geographorum scriptis concinnatam, multisq. phaenomenis illustratam. Publice proponit Io. Bapt. Homann Sac. Caes. Maj. Geographus et Reg. Scientiarum Acade. Berolinensis Socius Norimbergae - Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. Majestatis\" - Weltkarte um 1720

      Nürnberg, 1720. Landkarte Dekorative Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und Teilkarten. In der oberen Hälfte mit einer Sternkarte der nördlichen Hemisphäre, mit Karten zur Sommer- und Wintersonnenwende sowie mit Windköpfen und Wolken. Im unteren Teil mit einer Sternkarte der südlichen Hemisphäre, links und rechts daneben mit Illustrationen und Beschreibungen zu Naturphänomenen wie Vulkanismus, Erdbeben, Ebbe und Flut, Wellen und Meeresströmungen sowie Wind, Regen und Regenbogen. Im Rand der Hemisphärenkugeln Hinweise zu den Klimazonen, die in den Kontinentkarten detaillierter ausgeführt sind.kolorierter Kupferstich, Nürnberg 1720, 58 x 48cm.abgegriffen, abgerieben, gewellt, gefaltet, bei Falz mittig eingerissen, Kolorierung etwas ungenau, leicht fleckig, um 1920 keine genaue Jahresangabe, Versand D: 9,90 EUR

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        Perpignan, Capitalle de Roussillon

      Artist: Anonymus ; date: 1720 - - technic: Copper print; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 45,5 x 55 - description: Beautiful total view of Perpignan with splendid representation of angels and a description of all important houses of the city

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        Novissima & exactissima Totius Regni Neapolis tabula praesentis belli statui accomodata et exhibita a Ioanne Bapt. Homanno

      1720. Splendida mappa del Regno di Napoli pubblicata da J. B. Homann, secondo il suo stile cartografico caratterizzato dall'accuratezza e ricchezza dei dettagli. Il grande cartiglio con titolo cartiglio raffigura un feroce mostro marino in procinto di divorare una fanciulla, in aiuto della quale arriva, dall'alto, un cavaliere in sella a Pegaso. La scala delle distanze è decorata da una seconda grande vignetta dispone di una scena che mostra sullo sfondo il Vesuvio in eruzione e, in primo piano, lo stemma reale del Regno di Napoli fiancheggiato da putti. Incisione su rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. This handsome map of southern Italy is a fine example of Homann's cartographic style with incredible detail throughout the countryside and large graphic cartouches. The title cartouche features a ferocious sea monster about to devour a stranded maiden with a knight riding Pegasus across the sky to her salvation. The distance scale features a scene showing an erupting Mount Vesuvius, putti and the royal coat of arms of the Kingdom of Naples. Copper engraving, original hand colours, in excellent condition. Norimberga Nurnberg 495 568

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        POLAND Ð Baltic Coast: Mer Baltique. C&#153;te de Prusse. De Jersh&#154;ft &#136; Rixh&#154;ft dÕapr&#143;s les Cartes de lÔAmiraut&#142; Allemande.

      - A rare and highly attractive sea chart, embracing much of the Baltic Coast of Poland, featuring vignettes of lighthouses and other landmarks. This fine sea chart embraces the Polish Baltic Coast from Jaros?awiec, in what is now the West Pomeranian (Zachodniopomorskie) vovoidship all the way west to the resort city of Sopot in the Pomeranian (Pomorskie) vovoidship, just shy of Gda?sk. The seas feature detailed hydrographic information, such as bathymetric soundings, the locations of shoals and hazards, the nature of the sea floor and magnetic declination. On the shore, the locations of lighthouses are heightened in orange. Forests, highlands, lakes, towns and railways are depicted, while the chart is embellished with several attractive pictorial vignettes of major landmarks. The chart is based on advanced hydrographic surveys conducted by the Kaiserliche Marine (German Imperial Navy), as the region was then under the administration of the German Empire. It was issued by the D&#142;p&#153;t g&#142;n&#142;ral de la Marine, the French NavyÕs hydrographic service, which since 1720, had been one of the worldÕs leading makers of sea charts. The first edition the chart was issued in 1883, with the present edition being issued in 1907, embracing corrections and improvements up to September of that year. Interestingly, in the lower right corner (blank margin) features the contemporary stamp of the likely original seller of the chart: ÔWeisaeker / Opticien de la Marine / 13, Rue du Quai, Dunkerque.Õ The major towns and lakes featured on the chart, running west to east, are: ÔJersh&#154;ftÕ (Jaros?awiec); ÔLac de VietzkeÕ (Jezioro Wicko); ÔStolpm&#159;ndeÕ (Utska); ÔStolpeÕ (Slupsk); ÔLac de GardeÕ (Jezioro Gardno); ÔLac de LebaÕ (Jezioro Lebsko); ÔLac SarbskeÕ (Jezioro Sarbsko); ÔLac de ZarnowitzÕ (Jezioro ?arnowieckie); ÔRixh&#154;ftÕ (Rozewie); ÔPutzigÕ (Puck); ÔOxh&#154;ftÕ (Oksywie); ÔGdingenÕ (now named Gdynia); ÔFor&#144;t dÕOlivaÕ (Oliwa Forest); ÔZoppatÕ (Sopot). The most striking difference between the mapping on the chart and the appearance of the region today is the depiction of the area along the shores of the Bay of Gda?sk (Zatoka Gda?ska) and Puck Bay (Zatoka Pucka), on the right-hand side of the chart, running between ÔZoppotÕ (Sopot) and ÔPutzigÕ (Puck). While already a popular resort area by the turn of the 19th-20th Centuries, the region was still largely a sparsely populated, bucolic rural area. This would all change dramatically following its transfer to the newly created Polish Republic in 1920. As the corridor was then PolandÕs only outlet to the sea, vast resources were allocated to developing the region. Most notably, ÔGdingenÕ (Gdynia), which is shown to be a small town of barely 2,000 residents in 1907, grew to have a population of over 120,000 in 1939, and is today a sizable city and major port. The most attractive aspect of the chart are the 10 vignettes that depict major landmarks, such as lighthouses and churches, including: ÔPhare de Jersh&#154;ftÕ (Jaros?awiec Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Jaros?awiec); ÔEglise de MarsowÕ (Marszewo Church / Ko?ci&#151;? Marszewo); ÔEglise de GardÕ (Grdno Church / Ko?ci&#151;? Gardno); ÔPhare de ScholprinÕ (Smo?dzi?ski Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Smo?dzi?ski); ÔEglise de ZarnowitzÕ (?arnowieckie Church / Ko?ci&#151;? ?arnowieckie); ÔNouveau Phare de Rixh&#154;ftÕ (New Rozewie Lighthouse / Nowa Latarnia Morska Rozewie); ÔVieux Phare de Rixh&#154;ftÕ (Old Rozewie Lighthouse / Stara Latarnia Morska Rozewie); ÔPhare de Oxh&#154;ftÕ (Oksywie Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Oksywie); ÔEglise dÕOxh&#154;ftÕ (Oksywie Church / Ko?ci&#151;? Oksywie); and ÔHochwasserÕ, the historic villa, near Sopot. The survival rate of such working sea charts is remarkably low, as the vast majority perished due to heavy use aboard ships. The present chart is thus very rare, we are not aware of another example appearing on the market during the last generation. References: Justus Perthes, Dr. A. Petermann's Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes' geographischer Anstalt, volume 31 (1885), p. 78; Mon

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         Pantheisticon sive fomula Celebrandæ Sodalitatis Socraticae, in Tres Particulas Divisa; quæ Pantheistarum, sive Sodalium, continent I, Mores et Axiomata: II, Numen et Philosophiam: III, Libertatem, et non fallentem Legem, Neque fallendam.

      Cosmopoli. [London], 1720, In-8°, de 3 ff. et 89 pp., texte en rouge et noir, pl. veau brun époque, double encadrement dorés sur les plats avec fleurons d'angles, dos orné (rel. anglaise) rousseurs sinon bel exemplaire. Rarissime ouvrage tiré à très petit nombre, qui d'après P. Dujols & E. Nourry servait de rituel à une loge maçonnique dont les tenues appelées "sodalités" avaient lieu dans le secret le plus absolu, et dont l'activité était surtout antichrétienne et dont firent partie Bolinbrooke, Coolins, Tindall, Wolston, David Hume et d'Holbach. D'après le témoignage de Condorcet, Voltaire aurait reçu la lumière dans une de ces Sodalités dès l'âge de 32 ans et donc lors de son affiliation à la Loge des Neufs-Soeurs il était initié depuis longtemps, c'est ce qu'il confirme lui-même dans sa correspondance avec d'Alembert. Deschamps & Janet dans leur ouvrage sur les "Sociétés secrètes" consacrent un chapitre entier à Toland et à son ouvrage qu'ils considèrent comme une vraie révélation des secrets et agissements de la Maçonnerie d'alors. Il est dédié au lectori philomato et philalethi, et Mirabeau le fit adopter par la Loge des "Philalèthes ou amis réunis""On prétend que cet ouvrage est celui de Toland qui renferme le plus d'impiétés... a un tel degré de perversité que les libertins même en ont été indignés. L'auteur y établit une société qu'il appelle socratique, et lui fait prendre pour hymnes les odes d'Horace" (Peignot, II, 161). "En examinant cette pièce, dit Mosheim, composée d'antiphones, de leçons, de litanies, le tout imprimé en caractères rouges et noirs, on peut difficilement s'empêcher de croire que l'intention de l'auteur n'ait été de tourner en ridicule les liturgies chrétiennes" (Hoefer, 45, 471). C'est celui de tous les ouvrages de Toland qui a causé le plus de scandale. Certains disent qu'il n'en avait fait tirer que 50 exemplaires et le distribuait lui-même mystérieusement à ses amis matérialistes, libres penseurs, libertins. Rappelons qu'il a paru 3 ans après les Constitutions maçonniques de 1717, et que le seul écrit qui fasse allusion à la Grande Loge d'Angleterre, "The Long Lewers", lui est postérieur. Il est qualifié "d'introuvable" par Dujols qui rappelle que Deschamps & Janet n'ont jamais pu s'en procurer un exemplaire, que Nourrisson en parle comme d'un mythe, et Brucker seulement par ouï-dire. Première édition. ¶ Stephen H. Daniel, Toland: his mehtods, manners and mind p.13 "Putting his principle into practice, Toland had very few copies of his Pantheisticon printed, and these he personally gave to his friends" - Albert Lantoine Un précurseur de la Franc-maçonnerie : John Toland (1670-1722), Nourry 1927 - Jammes Bûcher bibliogr. n°677 - Fesch p.1383 - Manque à Caillet et à Dorbon.

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

      Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau. New and rare edition, illustrated with 15 figures by Harrewyn, including 13 portraits. Title page of Volume I in red and black. All first editions of this book were published in Hammer (Louis Elsevier); we do not know the true address it. This edition, after consultation copies identified in libraries does not always contain the figures, and when she has (the copy of the British Library), it is counted as 13 without the two figures of the priest mild and The one built into Witchcraft Henry Valois. In addition, the notice to the binder has only 12 portraits. All these figures are contained in Volume I, Volume II is occupied by remarks Duchat and Denys Godefroy and many texts that were not included in previous editions. Full Sheepskin blond marbled time. Back tooled raised. Part of title morocco beige. Upper joint of Volume I cracked head. Volume II of the upper joint split into head and tail. Volume II of the lower joint cracked. Meeting violently satirical and critical texts on Henry III, the Queen Mother, Queen Margot and the court; all constituted from the company in 1621 as a few gleaned from the books of Pierre Louis Servin Estoile texts. Pierre L "Estoile (1546-1611), Secretary of the King and Grand audiencier of the Chancellery of France, was a witness to all the events and intrigues of the reigns of Henry III and Henry IV. It increased the number of texts in many editions, letters of Henri IV, the wonderful speech (of Catherine de Medici, Charles Estienne). interest naturally history of all these texts, often contemporary League, is the same as that found in the Satyr Ménipée, that the quality of the texts were due to large birds, such as that of D'aubigné. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau A Cologne [Bruxelles] 1720 in-8 (10x16,5cm) (10) 280 (2) 281 - 532 (28)p. et (4) 516 (26)p. 4 parties reliées en 2 volumes

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        Privilegium Maximiliani II. Imperatoris, de Anno 1573. Die Ausschaffung der Juden: Wie auch die Ungültigkeit der ohne Obrigkeitliche Erlaubnus mit ihnen getroffenen Handlungen [et]c. betreffend.

      (Nürnberg, ca. 1720). 4 Bll. Ungebunden. Folio. 34 x 21 cm. Wiederabdruck des Ansiedlungsverbots für Juden in Nürnberg und Umgebung; allerdings konnte gegen eine hohe Gebühr eine Aufenthalt möglich gemacht werden - dem verarmten Landadel wurde durch die Schaffung des Status des Schutzjuden eine willkommene Einnahmequelle geschaffen. - Unbeschnittenes, tadelloses Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Les Colloques d'Erasme

      First edition of the translation of Nicolas Gueudeville, particularly sought for its illustration in the First printing of the 55 figures in mid-page. Frontispiece of Shinvoe and a large thumbnail of arms of Frederick of Gloucester, Prince of Hanover.Binders full of speckled brown calf era. back smooth decorated. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in tan leather. Triple net framing on the boards. missing part of the head headdresses volumes III and IV other threadbare. tail caps tomes II, III, VI and threadbare. In Volume VI, p.95 of 115, a folded corner. Despite the reported defects, beautiful set well connected. Chez Pierre Vander & Boudoin Janisson Vander à Leide 1720 in-12 (9,5x17cm) (62) 272pp. et (4) 192pp. et (4) 358pp. et (4) 394pp. et (4) 216pp. et (4) 236pp. 6 volumes reliés

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        De la grandeur et de la figure de la terre. Suite des mémoires de l'Académie Royale des sciences. Année MDCCXVIII.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1720. ____ Première édition. Cassini y traite avec beaucoup de clarté des différentes méthodes de mesure du méridien et des instruments employés. Ses recherches le conduisirent à estimer le méridien plus court dans le Nord de la France que dans le Sud. "L'ouvrage est intéressant en ce qu'il décrit de façon détaillée une expédition géodésique au début du XVIIIe siècle." En français dans le texte N°139. Cet ouvrage a été publié sous la forme d'un volume de la "Suite des mémoires de l'Académie Royale des sciences", avec, ou le plus souvent, sans frontispice et feuillet d'errata, comme ici. Pièce de titre récente au dos de la reliure. Légères rousseurs à quelques feuillets. *****. In-4. Collation : (10), 306 pp., 15 planches et 5 cartes hors-texte. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque).

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        Oryktographia Jenensis; sive, fossilium et mineralium in agro Jenensi brevissima descriptio : in qua de situ & natura agri, aëris salubritate, aquis curiosis & medicamentosis, terris medicis & mechanicis, lapidibus & figuratis, tam ex naturæ lusu, quam petrificatione, salibus & metallis, brevissime agitur.

      Leipzig, Wolschendorf, 1720. ____ Première édition. Une description des fossiles et des minéraux dans la région de Iena. Illustré par un portrait et deux planches dépliantes. Exemplaire sans la dédicace à Johann de Saxe (2 feuillets) que l'on trouve dans certains exemplaires mais pas dans tous (par exemple celui de la bibliothèque des Fontaine à Chantilly ne la contient pas). ***** Rare. "Oryktographia Jenensis" describes the minerals and fossils found around the city of Jena in eastern Germany. The text is divided into chapters with each describing various mineral and fossil groupings found around the area. Included are fossils and stones shaped like plants and animals, Lustæ Naturæ ('sports of nature'), various metallic ores including gold and silver, medicinal waters and earths, figured stones, petrifications, and salts. Appended at the end is a letter from Schütte to Georg Wolffgang Wendel on the subject of the wine of Jena. Copy without the dedication to Johann I of Saxony (2 leaves) found in some copies, but not always (for exemple copy of bibliothèque des Fontaine à Chantilly has not). In-12. Collation : (10), 110, (2) pp. 2 planches h.-t. Demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure du XIXe.).

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        The Farrier's New Guide: Containing First, the Anatomy of a Horse, being an exact and compendious Discription of all his parts; with their Actions and Uses: Illustrate Causes, and Method of Cure; wherein many Defects in the Farrier's Practice are now carefully supply'd, their Errors expos'd and amended, and the Aart greatly improv'd and advanc'd, according to the latest Discoveries. The Whole interspers'd with many curious and useful Observations concerning Feeding and Exercise, etc.

      London: Printed for T. Longman, at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row 1720. FIRST EDITION, two parts in one, each with its own pagination, with general title-page to first part and separate title for the second part. Complete with seven engraved plates contained within part one. Pp.xii; viii; 125; [1], blank; [1], title; [1], blank, 303; [1], advertisement. Original calf-tipped marbled boards, respined to style. Generally clean inside, with occasional marking and marginal loss to pp.37 (pt.I), pp.13 (pt.II). Boards rubbed and dusty, some edgewear, spine and joints fine. A seemingly popular book on farriery, with a greatly improved tenth edition appearing by 1754. All the early printings are evidently now scarce, with just nine copies appearing at auction since 1931, of which NONE were the FIRST EDITION. Only three copies of this 1720 first printing are noted on Copac (at the BL, Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities). RARE.

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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

      Printed by John Baskett [imprints vary]. 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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        An Act for the further Preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons.

      London: John Baskett, 1720. Small folio, 8 pp. including armorial title, text pp. 451-455), some browning and offsetting, but very good; disbound. Rare: with the same short-title as the Transportation Act of 1718, this is the first significant amendment of that Act, giving details of the institution of transportation and relating some new additions to the types of crime punishable, 'whereas the laws in being have not yet proved effectual to the suppression of Robbery, Burglary and other Felonies... '.This Act gives more concrete information regarding the ways in which anyone convicted of the type of crime by which 'they may be sent or transported to any of His Majesties Colonies or Plantations in America' is to be treated, including details on their status while pending transportation, and the penalties due to any person who seeks to assist or rescue these felons. The Act also renews the death penalty for anyone convicted of transportation who returns to Britain without lawful cause.

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        Gemmarum Affabre Sculptarum Thesaurus Digessit Et Recensuit Io. Iacobus Baierus [Ensemble] Capita deorum et illustrium hominum

      First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece, a portrait, a large thumbnail to arms, 22 figures in-text Norimbergae( Nuremberg) 1720 - 1721 In-Folio (4f) 46ff. (2f.) 8pl. ; (8) 226pp. (20) ; 2f. 7pl. ; 2f. 4pl. ; 2f. 5pl. relié

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        AULA / POLITICA, / CURIA MILITAR: / Epistola Declamatoria / AO SERENISSIMO PRINCIPE / D. THEODOZIO: / & / POLITICA MILITAR. / DE / D. FRANCISCO MANOEL / DE MELLO. / ...

      LISBOA OCCIDENTAL: Na Officina de Mathias Pereyra da Sylva & Joam Antunes Pedrozo, 1720.- (20),243p.;21cm.-E1ª Edição já póstuma deste notável tratado de assuntos militares, hoje importante para se conhecer melhor o funcionamento do exercito na epoca. Também tem interesse literario. A pagina de rosto vem impressa a negro e vermelho. Obra rara e valiosa.Encadernação inteira de pele ao gosto antigo. Rubrica coeva no rosto. Uma ou outra marginália da época. Insignificantes furos de traça marginais.

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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 round about London, to the parish churches: describing the monuments of the dead there interred: with other antiquities observable in those places. And concluding with a second appendix, as a supply and review: and a large index of the whole work

      London printed for A. Churchill, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. Walthoe, E. Horne, B. Tooke, D. Midwinter, B. Cowse, R. Robinson, and T. W 1720 Best and most desirable edition of Stow's magisterial study?the "starting point of all inquiry into the subject of Elizabethean London." Complete in two folio volumes; each of the six 'books,' introduced by a drop-head title, with its own pagination: [4], xii, xlii, [2], 308, 208, 285, [1]; [2], 120, 459, [1], 93, [3], 143, [1], 26, [2]pp, with 70 plates, plans and maps (31 double-page or folding), including those of London, Westminster and Southwark. Title pages in red and black. Superbly bound in handsome contemporary paneled calf sewn on six raised bands, very skillfully rebacked with the original lettering pieces laid down. A crisp, clean, fresh copy, with only occasional minor soiling, the copper-engraved plates in deep, rich impressions. Provenance: On the verso of the title pages, the engraved armorial bookplate of Jacob Bouverie, 1st Viscount Folkestone (bapt. 14 October 1694 - 17 February 1761), English Politician and first elected president of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, whose members included Benjamin Franklin, Karl Marx, Adam Smith, William Hogarth and Charles Dickens. References: Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 584. Lowndes V, 2526. Gibson's Library, p. 258. ESTC Citation No. T48975. First Issue with "1698" for 1598 on the title page (?) Fine 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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        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

      First Edition London Printed for, & sold by Tho: Bowles print & map seller next ye. Chapter House in St. Pauls Church-Yard & Em. Bowen next ye King o 1720 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.) Fine ¶ 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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        THE SEAT OF WAR IN ITALY. IN A MAPP OF MILAN WITH PART OF SAVOY, GENOA, MANTUA, REPUBLICK OF VENICE, THE DUKEDOM OF MILAN COMPREHNDS XI COUNTIES WICH ARE MILAN, LODESAN, CREMONESE, PAVESAN, TORTONESER...

      1720. Affascinante carta del teatro della guerra in Italia. Coloritura coeva all'acquerello

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        STATUS MEDIOLANENSIS, DIVISUS IN DITIONIBUS MEDIOLANENSEM, COMUM, CREMONAM, PAVIAM, NOVARAM, TORTONAM, LUMELLINAM, ET LAUDAM UNA CUM DUCATIBUS MONTE FERRATO, PARMA, MUTINA, MANTUA ET MIRANDULA...

      1720. Carta dell'Italia settentrionale in bella e vivace coloritura coeva.Bibliografia: Verga, n. 153; Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 3106; Davoli, Sanfelici, Zanasi, p. 126, n° 55

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        Maestro Nicola Zabaglia

      1720. "Acquaforte e bulino, 1720, firmato in basso a destra ""Girolamo Rossi inc."" e a sinistra ""Cav. Pietro Leone Ghezzi delin."" Ottimo esemplare, impresso su carta vergata coeva, completo dei margini bianchi, in ottimo stato di coservazione. Il ritratto dell'ingegnere e maestro Nicola Zabaglia (1664 - 1750), inciso da Girolamo Rossi su un disegno di Pietro Leone Ghezzi, fu realizzato nel 1720, quando lo Zabaglia aveva 56 anni. Nel 1743, quando finalmente fu data alle stampe l'opera ""Castelli, e ponti di Maestro Niccola Zabaglia..."", presso lo stampatore Pagliarini, il ritratto fu utilizzato quale frontespizio dell'opera. L'opera raccoglieva tutte le macchine inventate e costruite dallo Zabaglia che, dopo aver concepito il progetto dell'opera, intorno agli anni '20, l'aveva poi abbandonato. Figlio di Alessandro, capomastro di San Pietro, Nicola Zabaglia iniziò a lavorare alla Fabbrica di San Pietro nel 1686, come semplice muratore ma in breve tempo, grazie alla sua ingegnosità e bravura nel progettare e realizzare diverse apparecchiature, riuscì ad ottenere uno ""studio"" nella soffitta della navata centrale della basilica, dal quale poteva sovrintendere ai lavori di manutenzione con una trentina di operai alle sue dipendenze (scalpellini, muratori e falegnami). Nel 1740 viene eletto Benedetto XIV Lambertini che subito disponde che l'iniziativa editoriale, di cui doveva essere a conoscenza, venga ripresa. Nicola ha 76 anni; molti dei suoi modelli sono andati distrutti, e i pochi superstiti sono danneggiati. Introvabili anche i rami precedentemente incisi. Si decise così di far incidere le macchine superstiti ancora in buone conidizioni a un team di incisori, fra cui Giuseppe Vasi. La seconda edizione dell'opera verrà pubblicata nel 1824 da Renazzi." "Portrait of Niccola Zabaglia (1664 - 1750), etched and engraved by Girolamo Rossi, in 1720, after Pietro Leone Ghezzi. This plate was the frontespicie of the work ""Castelli e ponti... di Niccola Zabaglia"", published in 1743. Printed on contemporary laid paper, uncut copy, in very good condition." 271 420

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        Kürchen-Rechnung Originalien Der Hochgraffl. Lerchenfeldtischen Hofmarch Köfering Pro Anno 1720.

      Köfering, 1720. - 1 Blatt, 76 numerierte Blätter, 4to, Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen und handschriftlichem Einbandtitel. Handschriftliche Auflistung von Ausgaben und Einnahmen der damaligen Schlosskirche St. Michaelis in Köfering. Die Pfarrkirche wurde 1617/18 von Meister Hans Schön erbaut. Ein Neubau mit Begräbniskapelle wurde von Meister Hans Kaspar Ottl ausgeführt und 1732 konsekriert. Die Grafen von Lerchenfeld sind seit 1569 im Ort ansässig. Der erste Graf, Franz Adam Graf von und zu Lerchenfeld auf Köfering und Schönberg (1662-1734) war kurfürstlicher Kämmerer des Inneren Rates und oberster Hofmarschall. Die Erhebung in den Grafenstand erfolgte 1698. In der Herrschaft folgt der Sohn, Graf Philipp Ernst (1689 - 1746), in dessen Regentschaft diese Handschrift entstanden ist. Er war mit Maria Walburga, Gräfin von Trautmannsdorf vermählt, die wiederum am Hofe der Kaiserin Maria Theresia die Erzieherin unter anderem der letzten Königin von Frankreich Marie Antoinette war! Der Sohn, Graf Philipp Nerius schrieb die in Chroniken viel zitierte und benutzte Regestensammlung vom Jahre 1773, die aber 1945 verloren ging! Somit stellt unsere Handschrift ein wichtiges Dokument der Geschichte der Grafen Lerchenfeld als auch der Gemeinde Köfering dar! Mit einigen kleinen Pergamentreitern im Schnitt. Der Einband beschabt, das Bezugpapier vereinzelt etwas abgeblättert, die Ecken bestoßen, Wurmgang am hinteren Innendeckel (3x2 cm).

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        A short discourse concerning pestilential contagion. J. F. Fulton's copy

      London: Sam. Buckley; Ralph Smith, 1720. Mead, Richard (1673-1754). A short discourse concerning pestilential contagion, and the methods to be used to prevent it. London: Sam. Buckley; and Ralph Smith, 1720. 8vo. [8], 1-59 [1] pp. 197 x 120 mm. Later marbled wrappers, chipped, tear in back wrapper, spine mended with clear tape. Internally very good. Bookplates of John Farquhar Fulton (1899-1960) and the Yale Medical Historical Library. First Edition. In 1719, in response to the public alarm over the outbreak of plague in Marseilles, the British government asked Mead to prepare a statement concerning prevention of the disease. Mead’s Short Discourse anticipated the development of the English public health system in concluding that isolation of the sick in proper places is more effectual in checking the spread of contagion than either general quarantine or fumigation. Mead’s book enjoyed a great popularity, going through seven editions within a year of its publication. This copy is from the library of physiologist and bibliophile John Farquhar Fulton, author of the definitive biography of Harvey Cushing and of several important medical bibliographies; see Garrison-Morton.com (7 entries). Norman 1476.

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        Nederlandsche vogelen; volgens hunne huishouding, aert, en eigenschappen beschreeven.Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp (volumes III-V: and son), 1770-1829. 5 volumes. Imperial folio (52 x 35.5 cm). With hand-coloured engraved title-page to each volume, 250 hand-coloured copper-engraved plates (50 in each volume), and some woodcut tailpieces. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Zimmer, pp. 469-470; Fine Bird Books, p. 98; Landwehr, Coloured plates 145. First edition of a famous and beautifully illustrated ornithological work, one of the most important works on birds in the Netherlands. The text was written by the Dutch remonstrant preacher and naturalist Cornelis Nozeman (1720-1786), and after his death continued by the naturalist Martinus Houttuyn (1720-1798). As the title suggests, the work is restricted to native Dutch birds, which are depicted in 250 hand-coloured engravings. They show a wide variety of birds, including waterfowl, poultry, birds of prey, songbirds etc., mostly shown in their natural surroundings and sometimes accompanied by their nests and/or eggs. Nozeman starts his descriptions with information from earlier sources, followed by the bird's appearance, characteristics and way of living, partly based on his own observations, occasionally even mentioning the taste of the bird. The engravings were made by Jan Christaan Sepp (1739-1811). After his death the last two volumes were finished by his son Jan Sepp (1778-1853), probably accompanied by the zoologist C.J. Temminck. The work was published in instalments of 5 or 6 and later 4 plates a year, starting in 1770 and completed in 1829 and therefor took over 59 years. Because of this long period, complete copies of these series are rather rare. In very good condition and only slightly trimmed, with only the tissue guards slightly foxed. Bindings restored along the extremities and with the corners bumped, otherwise good.

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        Collection of satirical plates and illustrated poems related to Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid].Including: -11 very rare broadsheets, each of the first 10 with a satirical poem and 1 or more woodcut illustrations, the last with a verse by Joost van den Vondel and an engraved illustration.[Netherlands, ca. 1720] (items 1-10); Rotterdam, Pieter vander Veer, 1721 (item 11). 1mo. Modern green half cloth.-8 engraved prints with letterpress text by Jan de Ridder.[Netherlands, ca. 1720]. Folio. Modern green half cloth.-45 engraved satirical plates (including 2 made up of 4 separate prints each, and with a duplicate plate).[Netherlands, ca. 1721]. Various formats. Each in passepartout.-12 separate prints (a few with letterpress text) and 2 copi

      - Frans de Bruyn, "Het Groote Tafereef der Dwaasheid and the Speculative Bubble of 1720", in: Eighteenth-Century Life, vol. 24, no. 1 (winter 2000), pp. 62-87; Muller, Historieplaten, pp. 103-132. Collection of satirical plates and illustrated poems related to Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid, a famous collection of texts and plates satirizing the Englishman John Law, his Mississippi Company, and the international land and trading speculation in worthless shares, known as the South Sea Bubble of 1719-1720, which resulted in an international scandal. Nearly every copy or set has a different makeup.The present set of plates doesn't include the text, but does include a set of 10 very rare broadsheets with satirical poems and woodcut illustrations, according to Muller "the woodcuts especially are very rare, for some I have seen no other copy than the one described here". Other rare items in the collection are the 2 copies of a, non-satirical, engraved map of the coast of South America and the South Sea, in two parts with the titles "De Zuyd-zee" and "De Pacifische of Zuyd zee", not listed by Muller, and a series of 8 engraved prints, with letterpress text, by Jan de Ridder.Many items, including the rare broadsheets, untrimmed, with most deckles intact. Some items slightly worn, especially among the loose prints, but the others in very good condition, only occasionally restored at the folds.

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         Pantheisticon sive fomula Celebrandæ Sodalitatis Socraticae, in Tres Particulas Divisa; quæ Pantheistarum, sive Sodalium, continent I, Mores et Axiomata: II, Numen et Philosophiam: III, Libertatem, et non fallentem Legem, Neque fallendam.

      Cosmopoli. [London], 1720, In-8°, de 3 ff. et 89 pp., texte en rouge et noir, pl. veau brun époque, double encadrement dorés sur les plats avec fleurons d'angles, dos orné (rel. anglaise) rousseurs sinon bel exemplaire. Rarissime ouvrage tiré à très petit nombre, qui d'après P. Dujols & E. Nourry servait de rituel à une loge maçonnique dont les tenues appelées "sodalités" avaient lieu dans le secret le plus absolu, et dont l'activité était surtout antichrétienne et dont firent partie Bolinbrooke, Coolins, Tindall, Wolston, David Hume et d'Holbach. D'après le témoignage de Condorcet, Voltaire aurait reçu la lumière dans une de ces Sodalités dès l'âge de 32 ans et donc lors de son affiliation à la Loge des Neufs-Soeurs il était initié depuis longtemps, c'est ce qu'il confirme lui-même dans sa correspondance avec d'Alembert. Deschamps & Janet dans leur ouvrage sur les "Sociétés secrètes" consacrent un chapitre entier à Toland et à son ouvrage qu'ils considèrent comme une vraie révélation des secrets et agissements de la Maçonnerie d'alors. Il est dédié au lectori philomato et philalethi, et Mirabeau le fit adopter par la Loge des "Philalèthes ou amis réunis""On prétend que cet ouvrage est celui de Toland qui renferme le plus d'impiétés... a un tel degré de perversité que les libertins même en ont été indignés. L'auteur y établit une société qu'il appelle socratique, et lui fait prendre pour hymnes les odes d'Horace" (Peignot, II, 161). "En examinant cette pièce, dit Mosheim, composée d'antiphones, de leçons, de litanies, le tout imprimé en caractères rouges et noirs, on peut difficilement s'empêcher de croire que l'intention de l'auteur n'ait été de tourner en ridicule les liturgies chrétiennes" (Hoefer, 45, 471). C'est celui de tous les ouvrages de Toland qui a causé le plus de scandale. Certains disent qu'il n'en avait fait tirer que 50 exemplaires et le distribuait lui-même mystérieusement à ses amis matérialistes, libres penseurs, libertins. Rappelons qu'il a paru 3 ans après les Constitutions maçonniques de 1717, et que le seul écrit qui fasse allusion à la Grande Loge d'Angleterre, "The Long Lewers", lui est postérieur. Il est qualifié "d'introuvable" par Dujols qui rappelle que Deschamps & Janet n'ont jamais pu s'en procurer un exemplaire, que Nourrisson en parle comme d'un mythe, et Brucker seulement par ouï-dire. Première édition. ¶ Stephen H. Daniel, Toland: his mehtods, manners and mind p.13 "Putting his principle into practice, Toland had very few copies of his Pantheisticon printed, and these he personally gave to his friends" - Albert Lantoine Un précurseur de la Franc-maçonnerie : John Toland (1670-1722), Nourry 1927 - Jammes Bûcher bibliogr. n°677 - Fesch p.1383 - Manque à Caillet et à Dorbon.

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        La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline, Teatro de los Trabajos Apostolicos De Compa.e. Jesus en la America Sept. Dressé sur celle que le Viceroy de la Nouvelle Espagne.

      1720 - Paris, 1720. Original outline colour. 460 x 665mm. The largest representation of the island of California on a single-sheet map. It is an enlarged version of Fer's map of 1700, allowing the 314 names in the original key to be moved onto the map. In place of the key is a text telling the history of California up to 1695, and four vignettes. Bottom left is a cartouche, illustrated with creatures including a Spoonbill and an armadillo, which seems to be lacking extra text. Most of the detail in the Mexican interior comes from the work of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino (1645-1711), an Italian Jesuit. It is interesting that it was Kino first claimed California was joined to the mainland, as early as 1702. This is the best example we have ever seen. MCLAUGHLIN: 196.

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        Les Colloques d'Erasme

      Chez Pierre Vander|& Boudoin Janisson Vander 1720 - - Chez Pierre Vander & Boudoin Janisson Vander, à Leide 1720, in-12 (9,5x17cm), (62) 272pp. et (4) 192pp. et (4) 358pp. et (4) 394pp. et (4) 216pp. et (4) 236pp., 6 volumes reliés. - Edition originale de la traduction de Nicolas Gueudeville, particulièrement recherchée pour son illustration en premier tirage des 55 figures à mi-page, non signées, dans le genre de Romain de Hooge ou de Harrewyn (Cohen, 347). Un frontispice de Schinove et une grande vignette aux armes de Frédéric de Gloucester, Prince de Hanovre. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Reliures en plein veau brun moucheté d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin fauve. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Coiffes de tête en partie manquantes aux tomes III et IV les autres élimées. Coiffes de queue des tomes II, III, et VI élimées. Dans le tome VI, de la p.95 à 115, un coin replié. Malgré les défauts signalés, bel ensemble bien relié. Tout comme L'éloge de la folie traduit par Guedeville un peu plus tôt, et qui connut un tel succès que c'est ce titre qu'on retint en France pour l'oeuvre d'Erasme alors qu'il était du traducteur, Les colloques sont une oeuvre mixte, non pas seulement une adaptation comme la plupart des traductions du XVIIIe, mais une recréation à l'aune des buts de Guedeville. Les colloquia Fammiliares ou entretiens familiers sont une suite de dialogues aux personnages très variés et destinés à représenter la comédie humaine avec une réelle intention didactique de la part de l'auteur : didactisme de la langue et de la morale. C'est tout la société du XVIe siècle qui défile dans ces dialogues avec un mot d'ordre pour l'ensemble : la folie des hommes. Aubrey Rosenberg et, dernièrement, Paul Smith ont examiné le style de Gueudeville traducteur et ses principales caractéristiques : amplification, modernisation, oralisation. En règle générale, la traduction est deux fois plus longue que l'original, les ajouts consistant essentiellement en traits d'humour et plaisanteries qui accentuent le badinage, à destination d'un lectorat populaire qui ne lit pas forcément le latin. Des allusions à l'actualité sont semées çà et là : le traducteur n'oublie pas qu'il est aussi journaliste, et il resterait sans doute des trouvailles à faire si l'on voulait scruter de manière plus exacte la portée politique de certains choix. La modernisation tient en outre à l'emploi d'un vocabulaire en vogue, ainsi qu'à l'invention de plaisants néologismes. L'insertion de tournures orales telles que des interrogatives prenant à partie le lecteur procède enfin d'une attention particulière de Gueudeville au genre des textes qu'il traduit. Il est ainsi sensible à la théâtralité qu'impliquent les déclamations. De même, dès la préface de ses Colloques, il interpelle ses lecteurs : « Voulez vous bien que nous approfondissions un peu la Matiere ?" Il n'en reste pas moins que le traducteur se veut très respectueux et fidèle à l'oeuvre d'Erasme, en témoigne les nombreuses pièces liminaires sur l'auteur, mais il tenait avant tout à amuser en instruisant, conforme à l'esprit de son siècle, et le résultat semble être à la hauteur tant la matière philosophique et moraliste de ces dialogues est rehaussé par une fraîcheur de ton et un badinage dont est responsable Gueudeville. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the translation of Nicolas Gueudeville, particularly sought for its illustration in the First printing of the 55 figures in mid-page. Frontispiece of Shinvoe and a large thumbnail of arms of Frederick of Gloucester, Prince of Hanover. Binders full of speckled brown calf era. back smooth decorated. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in tan leather. Triple net framing on the boards. missing part of the head headdresses volumes III and IV other threadbare. tail caps tomes II, III, VI and threadbare. In Volume VI, p.95 of 115, a folded corner [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti - generalis exhibitio - Quam ex novissimis probatissimisque recentium Geographorum scriptis concinnatam, multisq. phaenomenis illustratam. Publice proponit Io. Bapt. Homann Sac. Caes. Maj. Geographus et Reg. Scientiarum Acade. Berolinensis Socius Norimbergae - Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. Majestatis" - Weltkarte um 1720

      Landkarte Dekorative Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und Teilkarten. In der oberen Hälfte mit einer Sternkarte der nördlichen Hemisphäre, mit Karten zur Sommer- und Wintersonnenwende sowie mit Windköpfen und Wolken. Im unteren Teil mit einer Sternkarte der südlichen Hemisphäre, links und rechts daneben mit Illustrationen und Beschreibungen zu Naturphänomenen wie Vulkanismus, Erdbeben, Ebbe und Flut, Wellen und Meeresströmungen sowie Wind, Regen und Regenbogen. Im Rand der Hemisphärenkugeln Hinweise zu den Klimazonen, die in den Kontinentkarten detaillierter ausgeführt sind.kolorierter Kupferstich, Nürnberg 1720, 58 x 48cm.abgegriffen, abgerieben, gewellt, gefaltet, bei Falz mittig eingerissen, Kolorierung etwas ungenau, leicht fleckig, um 1920 keine genaue Jahresangabe

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        Les Colloques d'Erasme

      First edition of the translation of Nicolas Gueudeville, particularly sought for its illustration in the First printing of the 55 figures in mid-page. Frontispiece of Shinvoe and a large thumbnail of arms of Frederick of Gloucester, Prince of Hanover.Binders full of speckled brown calf era. back smooth decorated. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in tan leather. Triple net framing on the boards. missing part of the head headdresses volumes III and IV other threadbare. tail caps tomes II, III, VI and threadbare. In Volume VI, p.95 of 115, a folded corner. Despite the reported defects, beautiful set well connected. Chez Pierre Vander & Boudoin Janisson Vander à Leide 1720 in-12 (9,5x17cm) (62) 272pp. et (4) 192pp. et (4) 358pp. et (4) 394pp. et (4) 216pp. et (4) 236pp. 6 volumes reliés

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        \"Planiglobii terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti\". Weltkarte in zwei Hemisphären, umgeben von zwei Sternenkarten, geographischen und figürlichen Darstellungen und gestochenen Erklärungen. - Dabei: Gesamtkarten von Europa, Amerika, Asien und Afrika.

       5 altkolorierte Kupferstiche von Johann Baptist Homann, um 1720, je ca. 48 x 55 cm. Weltkarte in zwei Hemisphären, umgeben von zwei Sternenkarten, geographischen und figürlichen Darstellungen und gestochenen Erklärungen, alles in schönem Altkolorit. Die vier Erdteilkarten jeweils mit prächtigen, altkolorierten Kartuschen. - Alle fünf Karten auf festen Karton aufgezogen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Spezialkarten, Landkarten, Spezialkarten, Weltkarte

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        JOHAN LINDERS SWENSKA FÄRGE-KONST, MED INLÄNDSKE

      Stockholm, tryckt hos Johan Laur Horn 1720, (4)+115+(1)s med tvåfärgstryckt titelblad med träsnittsvinjett. Elegant modernt grönmarmorerat pappband med förgylld skinnryggtitel och årtalssiffra; titelbladet snyggt lagat i frammarginalen, mindre lätt fuktfläck i nedre ytterhörnet, i stort utom textytorna, genomgående till sid 64, i övrigt en tämligen ren och välhållen inlaga. Johan Linder 1678-1724, adlad Lindestolpe 1719, botaniker och läkare, assessor i Collegium Medicum från 1719, skrev banbrytande avhandlingar om gifter och avhandlingen OM DEN SMITTOSAME SJUKDOMEN FRANSOSER (1713), den första svenska om syfilis. Hans FÄRGE-KONST är likaså den första svenska i färgeriämnet och bygger helt på inhemska grundmaterialer.

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