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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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        \"Systema Solare et Planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas Illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum\".

       Altkol. Kupferstich von Johann Baptist Homann, um 1720, 49 x 57 cm. In sehr dekorativem alten Flächenkolorit. Auf festen Karton aufgezogen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Spezialkarten, Landkarten, Spezialkarten

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        ASTRONOMIE. - Planeten. - Karte. "Systema Solare et Planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas Illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von Johann Baptist Homann, um 1720, 49 x 57 cm. In sehr dekorativem alten Flächenkolorit. Auf festen Karton aufgezogen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nouvelle Carte pour conduire a la Connoissance de la Marine et a demontrer la plus part des Instrumens

      1720 - Amsterdam, 1720. French text. 500 x 600mm. A large engraving illustrating ships and nautical instruments, with an extensive key to identify many parts of the ship. It was designed to as educational tool, explaining the meaning of maritime terms.

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        Provinciarum Persicarum Kilaniae nempe Chirvaniae Dagestaniae.

      1720 - Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour. 500 x 590mm. The central part of the Caspian Sea, with parts of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan with Baku marked, Persia and Usbekistan, and an inset view of Tercki (Novoterechnoye). The trade routes are marked and the title cartouche features a caravan.

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        POLAND – Baltic Coast: Mer Baltique. Côte de Prusse. De Jershöft à Rixhöft d’après les Cartes de l‘Amirauté 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 Dépôt général de la Marine, the French Navy’s hydrographic service, which since 1720, had been one of the world’s 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: ‘Weisaeker / Opticien de la Marine / 13, Rue du Quai, Dunkerque.’ The major towns and lakes featured on the chart, running west to east, are: ‘Jershöft’ (Jaros?awiec); ‘Lac de Vietzke’ (Jezioro Wicko); ‘Stolpmünde’ (Utska); ‘Stolpe’ (Slupsk); ‘Lac de Garde’ (Jezioro Gardno); ‘Lac de Leba’ (Jezioro Lebsko); ‘Lac Sarbske’ (Jezioro Sarbsko); ‘Lac de Zarnowitz’ (Jezioro ?arnowieckie); ‘Rixhöft’ (Rozewie); ‘Putzig’ (Puck); ‘Oxhöft’ (Oksywie); ‘Gdingen’ (now named Gdynia); ‘Forêt d’Oliva’ (Oliwa Forest); ‘Zoppat’ (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 ‘Zoppot’ (Sopot) and ‘Putzig’ (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 Poland’s only outlet to the sea, vast resources were allocated to developing the region. Most notably, ‘Gdingen’ (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: ‘Phare de Jershöft’ (Jaros?awiec Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Jaros?awiec); ‘Eglise de Marsow’ (Marszewo Church / Ko?ció? Marszewo); ‘Eglise de Gard’ (Grdno Church / Ko?ció? Gardno); ‘Phare de Scholprin’ (Smo?dzi?ski Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Smo?dzi?ski); ‘Eglise de Zarnowitz’ (?arnowieckie Church / Ko?ció? ?arnowieckie); ‘Nouveau Phare de Rixhöft’ (New Rozewie Lighthouse / Nowa Latarnia Morska Rozewie); ‘Vieux Phare de Rixhöft’ (Old Rozewie Lighthouse / Stara Latarnia Morska Rozewie); ‘Phare de Oxhöft’ (Oksywie Lighthouse / Latarnia Morska Oksywie); ‘Eglise d’Oxhöft’ (Oksywie Church / Ko?ció? Oksywie); and ‘Hochwasser’, 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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        Attaque de Landau commenc? la nuit de 24 au 25 juin et compris le 19 Aout 1713 quil a capitul?

      1720 - Manuscript map of Landau Manuscript map in pen and ink with wash colouring. Highly finished, and skilled engineering plan of the siege of the fortress town of Landau, in the German Palatinate.Landau passed into French control under the terms of the Treaty of Westphalia (1648), which ended the Thirty Years' War. In 1688, Louis XIV ordered S? bastien Le Prestre, marquis de Vauban, one of the most brilliant military engineers in history, to construct new defences for the town, constructed between 1688 and 1691.During the War of the Spanish Succession, Landau was besieged (and captured) four times; changing hands in 1702, 1703 and 1704, as the fortunes of war ebbed and flowed. Finally, in 1713, the pace was besieged by the French and recaptured, remaining in their hands until the end of the war, their possession subsequently confirmed in the Treaty of Utrecht. This decorative manuscript plan, which highlights the defences of the places, as well as the siege works constructed by the besiegers, is typical of the high standard of plans created by French military engineers in the eighteenth century. 480 by 485mm. (19 by 19 inches).

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        TRAITÉ DE LA NOBLESSE DES CAPITOULS DE TOULOUSE, avec des additions et remarques de l'Auteur sur ce Traité, quatrième édition. Revue, corrigée et augmentée de plusieurs Edits, Chartres [sic], Declarations et Arrêts du Conseil, etc.

      1720 - Toulouse, Forest, sans date [circa 1720]. In-quarto (204 X 265) basane fauve marbrée, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés ornés, pièce d'armes en queue, pièce de titre ocre, roulette dorée sur les coupes (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de titre et avertissement, 204 pages, (3) ff. de table et privilège, (1) f. blanc. Epidermures sur le plat inférieur, habilement restaurées. QUATRIÈME ET DERNIÉRE ÉDITION de cet ouvrage écrit par l'historien Germain de La Faille, auteur des "Annales de Toulouse", pour défendre la noblesse des capitouls et pour appuyer la légende qu'ils avaient répandue et d'après laquelle cette noblesse remontait à l'époque romaine. «Ouvrage composé lors des recherches de 1656 et 1666 afin que les commissaires ne puissent porter atteinte aux privilèges des capitouls. La Faille parvint à remplir parfaitement ce but ». (Saffroy, 25827 - Limouzin-Lamothe, 149). BEL EXEMPLAIRE conservé dans sa reliure d'époque, avec une pièce d'armes en queue du dos, non identifiée. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        FUGGER FAMILY HERALDRY].Chronica des Gantzen Fuggerischen Geschlechts darinnen nach längs gesehen würde, wie die Herren Fugger in die Statt Augspurg eingetrethen, waß für Handdierung und gewerb sie getriben, wan, wie, und wo sie ire ligende gütter, In und ausserhalb der Statt. Item Ihren adell und andere Kays: freyheiten an sich gebracht und in Summa von Anno 1370. biß Anno 1600 in ihr Statt Augspurg bis auf diße Zeit darinnen mit allen Ehren auffgenommen haben, ganz lustig zu sehen und zu venehmen.

      [Germany circa ] 1720 - Folio (46.5 x 36 cm / 18 x 14 inches): Manuscript on paper, text in German: 120 pp., 2 pp. index, including 4 large coats of arms (3 in gouache, 1 in ink); bound in contemporary calf with crest supralibros, raised bands ruled, gilt compartments to spine (Very good, covers slightly rubbed, spine restored). A fine early 18th Century manuscript copy of an important chronicle of the history of the Fugger Family, embellished with four elegant coats of arms. This beautifully drafted manuscript is an early 18th century copy of a four-part chronicle of the history of the celebrated Fugger family of Augsburg, Germany, based on the original manuscript written towards the end of the 16th Century. The manuscript is illustrated with four large coats of arms (3 in gouache, 1 in ink). The Fugger family of Germany is one of the most famous clans in all of European history. Rising to prominence in Augsburg during the 15th Century, under the leadership of Jakob Fugger of the Lily (1459 – 1525), the family rose to global importance as the proprietors of Europe’s largest banking consortium, eclipsing the Medici enterprise. For generations, the family had a profound influence over the world economy, accruing immense political power bankrolling the Habsburg Empire, in addition to several other ruling houses. The Fuggers’ contribution to philanthropy and artistic patronage was transformative and enduring. The text of the present manuscript is based on that of a chronicle in the Hof- und Staatsbibliothek in Munich (Cod. germ. nr. 2277), which records the history of the Fugger family from their initial rise in Augsburg up to the end of the 16th Century. The chronicle is dated 1599, and several manuscript versions based on this original were drafted during the succeeding generations (R. Ehrenberg, Die Geldmächte des 16. Jahrhunderts (Paderborn, 1922), p. 85). The complete work was only published once, as Christian Meyer (ed.), Chronik der Familie Fugger vom Jahre 1599 (Munich, 1902). The chronologically earlier parts of the manuscript are based on the "Geheime Ehrenbuch," a chronicle commissioned in 1542-3 by Hans Jakob Fugger (1516 -1575), and written by the historian Clemens Jäger of Augsburg. The original manuscript, richly illustrated with magnificent coats of arms by the Augsburg painter Jörg Breus the Younger, was completed in 1548 (the original today resides at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg). It is a fitting testament to the wealth and artistic patronage of the Fugger family during their historical prime and the chronicle is considered to be one of the most important family books ever made in the German lands. The coats of arms illustrated in the present work are based on Breus’s original designs. The chronologically latter parts of the present manuscript were written by an unknown author. The structure of the text of the present manuscript chronicle is as follows: Title page (p. 1) Introduction (pp. 2-3): This prologue introduces the family and briefly discusses its origins in Swabia, before charting its early rise in Augsburg up to the mid-15th Century. Part 1 (pp. 4-27): This section details the separation of the family into two lines, respectively founded by the two sons of Hans Fugger: Andreas Fugger (1394 - 1457), forefather of the "vom Reh" branch of the Fugger family, and Jakob Fugger the Elder (circa 1398–1469), forefather of the "von der Lilie" branch. Part 2 (pp. 7-27): This section chronicles the "vom Reh" branch founded by Andreas Fugger, featuring their magnificent coloured coat of arms. The arms were granted to the family in 1462 by Emperor Frederick III in recognition of their business accomplishments. The arms feature a gold deer upon a blue shield, hence the branch acquired the name "vom Reh" (meaning ‘of the Deer’). Part 3 (pp. 28-46): This sections concerns the "von der Lilie" branch founded by Jakob Fugger the Elder, featuring their fine coloured coat of arms (p. 28), that the family received from Emperor Fred

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        Academia mathematica of Oeffen-school vande Wiskonst [.].

      PIETER VANDE CAPPELLE, Brugge 1720 - BRUGGHE, PIETER VANDE CAPPELLE, ( 1720 ). 2 delen in 1 band in-4° : [10]-145-[1], [2]-130 [op 134, ontbreken pp. 85-88] pp., 22 platen (heldere vlek in bovenmarge der eerste bln, kleine margin. perforatie aan 2 pln). ZELDZAME EERSTE en ENIGE UITGAVE van dit reken- en meetkundig handboek toegepast op o.m. de vestingbouw, constructie van zonnewijzers, navigatie en de "roey-konst" of meting van goederen door Jan Vaerman (Erembodegem 1653-1720 Brugge), schoolmeester te Brugge en Tielt. Geïllustreerd met een portret van de auteur op de leeftijd van 67 jaar en 21 koperplaten waarvan sommige op dubbele blz. en één met mobiele elementen. Behandelt o.m. de archaïsche "verticale cijferannotatie". # Bierens de Haan 284; # Biogr. nat. XXVI-15/16. Herkomst : L. De Reyngodt, "abt van Eenaeme, 2 maart 1721" (hs aantekening); Bibliothecae Eenamensis, 1749 (idem); Jacques Jespers, Aelst, 1829 (id.). *** Rare unique édition de ce manuel d'arithmétique et de géométrie, appliquées e.a. à la fortification, l'horlogerie et la navigation. Renferme le portrait de l'auteur, un professeur brugeois, et 21 planches dont 1 avec volvelles. *** Plein veau de l'époque (manquent les pp. 85-88, faible tache à la marge supérieure, faibles usures à la reliure). 1 vol volumes. Eigentijdse band : gesprenkeld kalfsleder, rug met ribben, gesprenkelde sneden (scharnieren, platranden en -hoeken gewreven). *** Plein veau de l'époque (manquent les pp. 85-88, faible tache à la marge supérieure, faibles usures à la reliure).

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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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        Comitatus Zelandiae Novissima Delineatio per Nicolaum Visscher. Nunc apud Pet. Schenk Iun. - cum Privil: Ordin: General: Belgii Foederati':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Nicolaas J. Visscher b. Petrus Schenk Junior in Amsterdam, um 1720, 46 x 54 Blonk & Blonk-van der Wijst, Zelandia Comitatus, Nr.42.4. - Zeigt die niederländische Provinz Zeeland. - Oben links Kartusche mit Kartentitel und Autorenangabe; darunter große dekorative Dedikationskartusche mit 2 Wappen und Darstellung des Neptun; mittig am linken Rand Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger; darunter das Druckprivileg von Nicolaes Visscher I. (1618-1679), das er 1677 von den Generalstaaten erhielt. - Dekorative Karte mit zahlreichen Segelschiffen und 2 Kompaßrosen.

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        Suite des Memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. Annee MDCCXVIII. De La Grandeur et de La Figure de La Terre.

      A Paris, De L'Imprimerie Royale. M. D C C X X. 1720 : , 1720. First edition, first setting. Quarto, 246x178mm. In contemporary mid-tan mottled calf binding, slightly rubbed at extremities; corners bumped. Spine with five raised bands with gilt rule outline and two lettering-pieces, one in burgundy, the other in dark brown; gilt floral decorations in the compartments; minor bumping at head and foot. All edges washed red. Marbled end-papers. There are two distinct settings of this 1720 edition. What appears to be the first setting does not have an engraved frontispiece or an errata list (corresponds with ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, Rar 4045). Our copy is one of this first setting. The British Library has two copies of what appears to be the second setting which has an engraved frontispiece and an errata list (BL shelfmarks 1651/666 & 985.c.12.). [10], 306 pages; signatures: [1], a4, A-Z4, Aa-Pp4, Qq1. In addition there are five Maps of France, some quite large, and 15 Diagrams (10 plus five), all folding. Series title-page with vignette 'Invenit et Perficit' on a banner, with sun at head, measuring and scientific instruments, building tackle, a globe and three busy cherubs; plants and flowers burgeon at foot. Single, small, stamp: 'Minus Seminarium Arcus Dolani' at foot of title-page. Added title-page: De la grandeur et de la figure de la terre follows. Attractive head- and tail-pieces throughout. Minor tanning and slight dusting in places. Minimal damp-mark in foredge margin of final diagram. In this major work on geodesy the Meridian is calculated to run through Paris - some 130 years before George Airy calculated the Greenwich Meridian in 1851. In 1884 the International Meridian Conference in Washington D.C. adopted the Greenwich Meridian as the prime Meridian of the world although the French continued to use the Paris Meridian until the early twentieth century. Exceptionally crisp, clean and tight. Referenced by Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes, II, 571, c; and Brunet I, 27. (Further information and photographs available on request.) .

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        \"Monachium München\". Gesamtansicht von Norden auf die mit Wällen umgebene Stadt, links vorne der Hofgarten, im Vordergrund Pferdekutsche und beladenes Pferdefuhrwerk.

       Altkol. Kupferstich von J.C. Leopold, um 1720, 18 x 28 cm. Nicht bei Lentner; Slg. Proebst 88. - Oben links und rechts von Putten gehaltene Legende, unter der Ansicht Beschreibung und Münchner Wappen. - Im Rand unten gering fingerfleckig. Das rare Blatt in feinem Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Prospect und Grundris der des Heil. Röm. Reichs- Stadt Nürnberg samt ihren Lienien und Gegend auf eine Meil wegs herumb. Plan aus der Vogelschau. Unten das Prospect der stadt mit dekoraiven Kartuschen. Mit Erklärung der Ziffern oben 1-49 und Legende unten 1-40.

      Homann- Erben, Nürnberg 1720 - Altkolorierter Kupferstich. Nürnberg, Homann- Erben, Um 1720. 48,5x57,3. Sprache: DE

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

      1720. - Norimbergae( Nuremberg) 1720 - 1721, In-Folio, (4f) 46ff. (2f.) 8pl. ; (8) 226pp. (20) ; 2f. 7pl. ; 2f. 4pl. ; 2f. 5pl., relié. - Prima edizione, illustrata con un frontespizio, un ritratto, un grande miniatura per armi, 22 figure nel testo - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée d'un frontispice, un portrait, une grande vignette aux armes, 22 figures in-texte, et 8 planches contenant de multiples figures au trait en médaillon. Capita deorum, également en première édition, est illustrée d'une vignette de titre, une lettrine historiée, et 17 planches avec de multiples figures au trait en médaillon. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Impression sur papier fort de qualité. Le frontispice et le portrait sont repliés. In fine, en annexe Imperatorum a Iulio Caesare ad Carolum VI est illustrée de 7 planches accompagnée de plusieurs figures en médaillon au trait. Seconde annexe : Effigies regum Franciae a Pharamundo usque ad Ludovicum XV est illustrée de 4 planches, dont 3 avec de multiples figures en médaillon au trait. Troisième annexe : Icones ducum Vnetorum quotquot ab origine urbis et republicae Venetae ad Haec usque tempora floruerunt est illustré de 5 planches dont 4 avec des figures en médaillon au trait. On recense 43 planches et 23 figures in-texte. Reliure en plein cartonnage moderne. Exemplaire non rogné, comportant de nombreux feuillets repliés en coin. L'exemplaire n'ayant pas été massicoté, les planches sont plus courtes en marges. Rares feuillets jaunis. Description et catalogue de la fameuse collection de médailles de Ebermayer (1664-1743). Cette collection fut ensuite vendue au roi du Portugal. Elle se divise en plusieurs parties, la première concerne l'Antiquité et la mythologie greco-romaine et les médailles sculptées et historiées dont les gravures sont particulièrement belles et fines. Les autres parties contiennent des médailles de portraits, d'abord de l'Antiquité romaine et grecque et égyptienne, avec des portraits des empereurs, hommes politiques et grands hommes, ainsi que des divinités égyptiennes. Les trois annexes rassemblent les portraits des empereurs du Saint Empire romain germanique et établissent une généalogie de Jules Cesar jusqu'à Charles VI, puis les portraits des rois français de Pharamond à Louis XV, enfin ceux des doges vénitiens. 3 gravures représentent les meubles contenant les médailles, dont le frontispice. Les médailles qui composent ce recueil auraient été produites par le sculpteur Christoph Dorsch à Nuremberg et achetées par le banquier Ebermayer.  

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        WELTKARTE und die vier Erdteile. "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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ASTRONOMIE. - Planeten. - Karte., "Systema Solare et Planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas Illustrissimi quondam Hugenij deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum".

      Altkol. Kupferstich von Johann Baptist Homann, um 1720, 49 x 57 cm. In sehr dekorativem alten Flächenkolorit. Auf festen Karton aufgezogen. Dekorative Graphik, Spezialkarten, Landkarten, Spezialkarten

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        Danubii fluminis (a fontibus prope Doneschingam usque Posonium urbem designati) pars superior, in qua Suevia, Bavaria, Austria, Stiria, Carinthia, Carniola, Tyrolis et Helvetia cum magna parte Italia, exhibentur a Ioh. Bapt. Homanno S.C.M. Geographo Norimbergae Kolor. Kupferstich

      ca. 49 x 54,5 cm, gerahmt Landkarte um 1720/keine Jahresangabe, Das erste Blatt (von 3) der Donaukarte zeigt das Obere Donaugebiet von der Quelle bis Preßburg, fleckig, gebräunt, wellig, verknittert, Holzrahmen mit Glasplatte, Holzrahmen bestossen, Blatt nicht ausgerahmt

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        Della Istoria del dominio temporale della Sede Apostolica nel Ducato di Parma e Piacenza giustificata con gli autori originali, col diritto delle genti e con gli atti pubblici

      1720. 4°, piena pergamena, tassello, pp.XLIV-491. Lottici Sitti 1342. Da Mareto II, 365

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        Cimbrisch-Hollsteinische Antiquitaeten-Remarques (56 Stück in 1 Band – alles),

      Hamburg, Liebezeit & Felginer, 1720. - Oder: Accurate und umständliche Beschreibung, derer in denen Grab-Hügeln derer alten Heydnischen Hollsteiner der Gegend Hamburg gefundenen Reliquien, als Urnen, Wehr und Waffen, Zierrahten, Ringe, . welche durch häuffige Untersuchung und Aufgrabung derer Tumulorum aus selbigen hervor geholet worden durch weyland Christian Detlev Rhode, Prae¦positum . auf der Jnsul Femern, . Und dessen Sohn Andreas Albert Rhode, Past. von welchem selbige . illustriret worden. Mit 10 gestochenen Titelvignetten, 39 Titelholzschnitte, 3 Blatt, 443 Seiten, 4 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 20,5 x 17 cm, Einband berieben, ohne die Vorsatzblätter, die beiden Innendeckel mit Federproben und Kritzeleien mit Abklatsch auf dem Titel und dem letzten Blatt, innen durchgehend etwas gebräunt. Christian Detlef Rhode, geboren 1653 in Itzehoe, war vom Jahre 1673–1711 Pfarrer in Barmstedt, einem Marktflecken im südlichen Holstein, dann Propst und Inspector der Kirchen auf der Insel Fehmarn. Während seines 38jährigen Aufenthaltes in Barmstedt beschäftigte er sich mit der Untersuchung von prähistorischen Grabhügeln in Holstein. Die Resultate seiner Arbeiten gab sein Sohn Andreas Albert Rhode nach dem Tode seines Vaters in den vorliegenden „Cimbrisch-hollsteinische Antiquitäten-Remarques" heraus. „Die Cimbrisch-Hollsteinischen Antiquitäten-Remarques geben die Methode an, wie Grabhügel zu öffnen sind; sie erörtern die Bestattungsformen der prähistorischen Zeit, die Bauart der Gräber und die in denselben gemachten Funde. Ferner geben sie eine Beschreibung der gefundenen Gefäße, Geräthe und Waffen und erklären deren Bestimmung unter Vergleichung der bei anderen Völkern herrschenden Sitten und Gebräuche. Mit Recht wird daher R. als der Erste bezeichnet, der die Gräberfunde auf eine wissenschaftliche Weise behandelt hat" (ADB, Band 28). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquitates selectae septentrionales et Celticae.

      Hannover: Nicolai Foerster, 1720 First edition. 8vo (15,7 x 9,5 cm.). xxiix, (2), 590 pp. Contemporary half vellum. Marbled paper boards. Spine with title in ink (not legible) and 5 thongs. Title page printed in red and black. With engraved frontispiece and 18 numbered (of which 11 folding) plates depicting monuments, runic stones, magic objects, etc. First and probably only edition of an early and rare work on Germanic and Celtic archaeology and mythology. It deals a.o. with the antiquities at Stonehenge, the gallery-graves at Drenthe, the runic stones, druids, mandrakes and the Nehallennia tombs. It's is extra famous for its chapter on the mara and nightmares. One of the earliest books on European and British megaliths, the book is often rendered fragile due to the deterioration of poor-quality paper used to produce it. Firmly bound, although the marbled paper on the cover is worn. Frontispiece cropped close. Some pages browned. Overall a good copy. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        WELTKARTE und die vier Erdteile., "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. Dekorative Graphik, Spezialkarten, Landkarten, Spezialkarten, Weltkarte

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        GÖPPINGEN: Gesamtansicht, mit Legende

      um 1720, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 16x32 cm -*- ALTE ORIGINAL-GRAPHIK UND STÄDTEANSICHTEN DEUTSCHLAND

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        English Poets, Poetical Register & Freeman Sermons 1720

      McNamee, 1720. Very Good. Original Edition Three books in One. Three older valued books were combined in this volume & rebound around 1900 by bookbinder John H.H. McNamee of Cambridge.----Contents------English Poets Before 1720 -The Poetical Register , or, The lives and Characters of all the English poets, with an account of their writings : adorned with curious sculptures engraven by the best masters 1723 -Giles Jones- Books Printed for Thomas Cox at the Lamb under the Royal-Exchange 1734- Sermons by Rev. J. Freeman Boston 1829 Printed by E. W. Metcalf and Co. -Signature of Rev. James Freeman! This is a very interesting book with an array of events. When first opening book on the inside of the front board is a small sticker with McNamee Binder Cambridge, Mass. John H. H. McNamee was the binder of this book. McNamee was the Mayor of Cambridge Jan 1902 - Jan 1904 and before that he was the Book Binder for Harvard University. He wrote The Essential of Good Binding in 1899. So this binding is probably done in the late 1890 s or early 1900s Inscriptions: On the first end paper is inscribed in pencil From the library of ?? friend of Thorau ??friend ??? John Br?? 6 fine copperplate portraits the 1720 s. ? contains early Bibliography of books printed by Thomas Cox. O n a end page before The Sermons By the aged and venerable Senior Pastor of Kings Chapel the Rev. D. James Freeman April 13th, 1829 Size and Page Count: 5 X 7.5 Tall, total of 656 Pages, 366 pages of the Poetical Register, 18 pages of Thomas Cox Books, 282 pages of Freeman Sermons Condition: Very Good , light brown buckram cloth with a red label on spine with gilt lettering. Text block is much older material (some from the 1723, 1734 and 1829), foxing, some stain spots Engravings: William late Duke of Devonshire Reverend Mr. Creech Reverend Mr. Croxall Mr. John Philips Mr. Alexander Pope Mr. Prior -------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian ---------

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        Wereldkaart - Johann Baptiste Homann, ca. 1720.

      DE WERELD ANNO 1720  'Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq HemisphÃ...rio CÃ...lesti generalis Repraesentatioâ?'. Kopergravure  uitgegeven rond 1720 te Neurenberg door Johann Baptist Homann in diens Grosser Atlas Ueber die ganze Welt. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 48,5 x 55,5 cm.Decoratieve wereldkaart in twee halfronden. Ook de hemel is afgebeeld zoals deze te zien was vanaf het noordelijk en vanaf het zuidelijk halfrond, met de dierenriem en sterrenbeelden als mythische beesten en helden, godinnen en draken, een zeilschip en slangen, het suggereert de onderliggende betekenis en kracht van de hemel. Titel, adres en uitgeversprivilege worden vermeld in een door putti omhoog gehouden banderol bovenaan. In de hoeken onderaan zien we natuurverschijnselen als een vulkaanuitbarsting van de Etna en een regenboog. De tekst onderaan geeft hierover uitleg in het Latijn. De zon, maan en sterren staan bovenaan. De halfronden zijn omgeven door de verschillende winden.Prijs: € 2.300,-.

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        FRANKFURT/ Main: Gesamtansicht, rechts kleine Ansicht vom Römer mit Markttreiben, links Krönungsszene im Dom, darüber eine Karte der näheren Umgebung von Frankfurt, zeigt das Gebiet: Kronberg-Hanau-Dietzenbach-Kelsterbach

      - um 1720, Kupferstich, altkoloriert, 50x58 cm -*- ALTE ORIGINAL-GRAPHIK UND STÄDTEANSICHTEN DEUTSCHLAND

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