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        The Iliad of Homer.

      London: T.J. & B.L. et. al., 1718-1721 - 6 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A very scarce early edition in a very fine French full mottled calf with gilt raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and twin labels. Red edges. Portrait and woodcut ornaments. A lovely clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        THE DESCRIPTION AND USE OF A PORTABLE INSTRUMENT, VULGARLY KNOWN BY THE NAME OF GUNTER'S QUADRANT

      London, J. Wilcox, 1721.. By which is perform'd most propositions in Astronomy; as, the altitude, azimuth, right ascension and declination of the sun, &c. also his rising and setting and amplitude, together with the hour of the day or night, and other conclusions exemplified at large. To which is added THE USE OF NEPIAR'S BONES In multiplication, division and extraction of roots; also the nocturnal, the ring-dyal, and Gunter's line... Collected and digested into this portable volume for the use of young practitioners. SECOND EDITION, 1721 (actually a reissue of the first edition of 1685 with a cancel title page). Title page to second part dated 1685. 12mo, approximately 130 x 75 mm, 5¼ x 3 inches, 1 engraved folding table, 1 engraved folding diagram, pages: (2), 70; (8), 86, (2) - advert and errata, A1 blank missing in second part, bound in full sheep, blind rules to covers, no label or lettering to spine. Small chip to head of spine, 1 scuff mark to lower cover, corners slightly worn, lacking free endpapers, pencil calculations on pastedowns, those on front pastedown partially erased, 1 page darkened in fore-edge margin, small ink correction to text on 1 page, 2 very small closed edge tears neatly repaired, no loss of text, the folding table and the folding diagram have been misplaced in the wrong parts, the diagram should be in the first part and the table in the second. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book, not in Macclesfield Science Section, not in Honeyman, Scientific Books and Manuscripts; 1771 edition listed in Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, Volume II, 10809. William Leybourn (1626-1719) mathematician, was in his time a distinguished land and quantity surveyor (although he began his working life as a printer). Such was his prestige, he was frequently employed to survey the estates of gentlemen, and he also helped to survey the remnants of London after the great fire of 1666. A prolific and eclectic author, his work The Compleat Surveyor, which was first published in 1653 is regarded as a classic of its kind and (in collaboration with one Vincent Wing) the 1649 volume Urania Practica, was the first book in English devoted to astronomy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHER: A COLLECTION OF THE BEST DISCOVERIES IN NATURE, WITH RELIGIOUS IMPROVEMENTS

      London. 1721.. vi,304,vii-[1]pp. Contemporary paneled calf, neatly rebacked in matching style, spine gilt, leather label. Minor toning and foxing, a very good copy. This is one of the most curious controversial books in the vast Mather canon. Although Mather's exploration herein of the wonders of nature is intended to exhibit God's presence in the world, the book is essentially scientific and was apparently written with a self- aggrandizing motive. Mather had a flair for science, having helped to introduce smallpox inoculation into America, and in 1714 he began using the initials of a Fellow of the Royal Society after his name. According to Stevens, Mather wrote a letter of thanks to the Society and continued correspondence, but there was much contemporaneous skepticism about whether he had the right to use the august "F.R.S." This work, written while the controversy was still hot, was apparently intended to demonstrate Mather's competence and eagerness to be America's first Royal Society member. Mather's most substantial and personally significant work of science. HOLMES, COTTON MATHER 52-A. SABIN 46253.

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        A PHILOSOPHICAL TREATISE OF HUSBANDRY AND GARDENING: Being A New Method of Cultivating and Increasing all sorts of Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers. A Very Curious Work: Containing many Useful Secrets in Nature, for helping the Vegetation of Trees and Plants, and for fertilizing the most Stubborn Soils... Translated from The High-Dutch, with Remarks: and Adorned with Cuts. The whole Revised and Compared with the Original, together with a Preface, confirming this New Method, By RICHARD BRADLEY.

      London: P. Vaillant, and W. Mears and F. Clay: , 1721. First English edition, translated, with additions, by Richard Bradley. "This was the first treatise on cuttings and graftings, and it made Agricola famous." (Hunt 452). Georg Andreas Agricola was a German doctor from Regensburg whose discoveries regarding plant propagation aroused significant interest at the beginning of the eighteenth century. In a book entitled NEU- UND NIE ERH?-RTER DOCH IN DER NATUR UND VERNUNFFT WOHLGEGEGRÜNDETER VERSUCH DER UNIVERSAL VERMEHRUNG ALLER BÄUME, STAUDEN UND BLUMEN-GEWÄCHSE (1716-1717) he first published details of his methods, including the use of a plaster he called "vegetable mummy," to refute exaggerated claims made about his discoveries by another writer. Bradley prepared this English translation and added to it his own preface as well as a translation of the preface from the French edition. The text is illustrated with copies of the plates from the original German edition. These plates depict examples of the regenerative process described by Agricola along with the grafting techniques, tools and structures employed in the various operations. In publishing Agricola's discoveries in England Bradley was doing what he seemed to do best: publicizing the latest horticultural advances and theories at a moment close to their inception. Hunt 452; Henrey 411 Royal 4to (27 x 22 cm); (xxiv) + 300 + (iv) pp. + 22 plates (some folding) with 34 engravings. Original full calf, blind-stamped on upper and lower covers, with raised bands and gilt ruling on spine; lettering to spine faded; outer hinges partially split and spine ends worn; two old small library stamps on edges of title page.

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        A Complete Collection of the Sermons of the Reverend and Learned John Owe, DD, formerly published: with an addition of many others never before printed.

      John Clarke 1721 - folio, title continues . Also Several Valuable Tracts, now first published from Manuscripts ; and some others, which were very scarce, To which is added his Latin Orations, whilst Vicechancellor of Oxford, taken from his own copies. An to the whole are prefix'd Memoirs of his Life: Some Letters written by him upon special occasions: and his Funeral Sermon, preached by Mr David Clarkson, contemporary lather binding worn and scuffed with upper board present but detached, lower board all but detached but also present, front free endpaper laid down and lacking all else before title page. Epistle Dedicatory part loosened, Preface, Table of Contents, List of Subscribers, Memoirs, Funeral Sermon, fort-five sermons in full, Discourses, Orations, Index, light water stain to top corner of title page and few subsequent, minor marginal fraying at top corner of Index, a few scattered annotations in a contemporary hand, small stamp of a previous owner but generally a good copy of a scarce work by the well respected Puritan scholar, printers device, head and tail pieces & foliate initials, title [xiv] li [viii] sub-title, 621, 24 [xii] : scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A vivid and detailed 1721 account of the capture of "... the Indian Hostages have some time ago deserted from ye Castle ?" by three Concord men petitioning for reward money

      Concord, Massachusetts, September 19, 1721. 8.5" x 12.5". "Manuscript Document Signed ""Jonathan Griffyn,"" ""Benjamin Harrington,"" and ""Josiah Livermore,"" 1 page, 8.75 x 12.5,"" Concord, Massachusetts, September 19, 1721, a petition claiming a bounty fortune capture of a fugitive Indian who had escaped from Boston's island fortress, the ""Castle."" Expected folds with minor separations, some marginal chips and tears, majority of paper backed by an acid-free sheet for stability, overall very good condition. The claim reads in some part, ""... the Indian Hostages have some time ago deserted from ye Castle and upon fryday ye Eighth of this Instant Septr discovery being made of them in ye woods at or near Concord, that we your humble Informers did imediately pursue in ye design of taking them but three of them were taken before that we Could Assist in this matter & ye fourth was Swam over Concord River & had made his Escape on ye other side into ye woods after which Indian a Considerable number of people went out & Searched & after some Considerable time had been spent in Searching, being discouraged Returned back into town Excepting we your humbler informers above named who (after others had despaired or taking him Judging him to be by that time ten miles distant) still pursued further and found this Indian near ye River, who threatened to Shoot some of us with his arm[s] & shot 7 stab'd one of our dogs and swam back again over ye Said r[iver] but we hallowed & Mr. John Wood of Concord begin at Doctor Leas near where we found ye Indian heard us who mounted his horse & Rode Round before that Either of us Could get tither & first Laid hold on the Indian, & we with ye assistance of this man both found & took this Indian without ye help or assistance of any other persons ... "" Interestingly, our petitioners failed to mention one interesting aspect to this affair. According to a report in the New-England Courant, when the escapees ""were pursu'd, one of them took to a River, and was fir'd upon twice, and wounded in the Face and Back before he swam ashore."" (September 11, 1721, p. 4)"

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        A TREATISE OF PAINTING. Translated from the Original Italian and adorn'd with a great number of cuts. To which is prefix'd the Author's Life

      London, J. Senex; and W. Taylor, 1721.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1721. 8vo, approximately 205 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, title page printed red and black, engraved frontispiece portrait of the artist, 35 engraved plates of which 4 folding, a few head- and tailpieces, pages: (16), 189 plus [16]- index and 3 pages of adverts, rebound in full modern panelled calf, maroon and black gilt lettered labels to spine, extra gilt decoration between raised bands to spine, blind decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers, 14 pages have pale brown splashes, all text legible, occasional small old ink splashes and fox spots, a few margins a little dusty, a few small neat ink corrections to text, occasional light foxing, blank side of some plates a little dusty, edges of pages and plates slightly dusty, neat old ink name to top of title page, not affecting text, last old free endpaper age-browned, otherwise a very good copy. This work by Leonardo (1452-1519) was first published in Paris by Raphael du Fresne in 1651 in folio in the Italian text and almost immediately translated into French by Fréart de Chambray. It is one of the most important texts on painting to be written during the Renaissance. The translator of this first English edition is not known. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Herbipolis. Würtzburg

      Bodenehr Gabriel 1721 - "Herbipolis. Würtzburg". Gesamtansicht der Stadt. Kupf. von G. Bodenehr (1664-1758), ca. 1720. Mit beidseitige Legende. 15:47 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
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        Handschreiben mit eigenh. U. (Initiale).

      Paris, 10. XI. 1721.. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt mit Adresse verso und zwei schön erhaltenen Siegeln (Faltbrief). 4to.. An seinen Schwager, Leopold Herzog von Lorraine, hinsichtlich Heiratsplänen: "Je sai qu'en communiquant a Monsieur le Duc de Lorraine, la convention du Mariage du Roi avec l'Infante d'Espagne cest l'informer d'un evenement auquel son attachement pour Sa Majeste lui feront prendre toute la part possible. L'amitie qu'il m'a toujours temoignee me persuade aussi qu'il aprendra avec plaisir que la stipulation de cette alliance va etre suivie du mariage du Prince des Asturies avec la Princesse de Montpensier ma fille dont la conclusion est tres prochaine [...]". - Spuren alter Faltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Complete Collection of the Sermons of the Reverend and Learned John Owe, DD, formerly published: with an addition of many others never before printed

      John Clarke, 1721. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. folio, title continues ... Also Several Valuable Tracts, now first published from Manuscripts ; and some others, which were very scarce,. To which is added his Latin Orations, whilst Vicechancellor of Oxford, taken from his own copies. An to the whole are prefix'd Memoirs of his Life: Some Letters written by him upon special occasions: and his Funeral Sermon, preached by Mr David Clarkson, contemporary lather binding worn and scuffed with upper board present but detached, lower board all but detached but also present, front free endpaper laid down and lacking all else before title page. Epistle Dedicatory part loosened, Preface, Table of Contents, List of Subscribers, Memoirs, Funeral Sermon, fort-five sermons in full, Discourses, Orations, Index, light water stain to top corner of title page and few subsequent, minor marginal fraying at top corner of Index, a few scattered annotations in a contemporary hand, small stamp of a previous owner but generally a good copy of a scarce work by the well respected Puritan scholar, printers device, head and tail pieces & foliate initials, title [xiv] li [viii] sub-title, 621, 24 [xii] : scarce.

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        A TREATISE OF MUSICK, Speculative, Practical, and Historical.

      Printed for the Author, Edinburgh 1721 - George Baillie (1664-1738) was a Scottish politician and Member of Parliament, one of the Lords of the Admiralty and the Lord of Treasury. This is the first important theoretical music text printed in Scotland. The first edition is scarce. Later editions were published in 1730, 1776 and 1779. vi,(iii)-xxiv,608pp. Illustrated with a copper engraved allegorical frontispiece and 8 engraved folding plates of printed music (6 of which are numbered) at rear. Orig. paneled calf, gilt tooled spine compartments and burgundy calf spine label. Small chip at head of spine, hinges starting but holding nicely. Copper engraved armorial bookplate of George Baillie, dated 1724, on front pastedown. With the ink signature of Lady Grizell Hume (i.e. Grizell Baillie) the noted Scottish song writer and poet. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        WIEN. - Schönbrunn. "Prospect deß Neuen Gebaü und Gartens Schönbrunn so Seine Kaiserl. Mayst. Josephus I. als Römischer König vor ein Jacht-haus bauen zu laßen angefangen 1696". Blick von einem erhöhten Standpunkt über das Schloß und die Gartenanlagen zur Gloriette. Mit sehr reicher Personenstaffage.

      - Kupferstich von Johann Ulrich Krauss nach Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, 1721, 35 x 65 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 176, Teil 4, Nr. 3. - Aus "Entwurff Einer Historischen Architectur", Teil 4 (mit den Wiener und Salzburger Ansichten). Mit dem kaiserlichen Privileg. - Prächtige Ansicht in einem breitrandigen, wohl erhaltenen Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Opera Quae Exstant

      Trajecti Ad Rhenum (Utrecht): Jacobum a Poolsum et Johannem Visch, 1721. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [34], 756pp and Volume Two - 578pp, [156]. Contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, covers with blind panel design and central arabesque. Vellum soiled, spines especially, slightly rubbed, front outer joint to volume one split at head down to first band, but holding well, title labels chipped with small amount of loss. Internally the title and engraved additional title are browned, text slightly browned to extremities, but generally clean. Previous owners' armorial bookplate to front pastedowns, title in red and black, engraved additional title with engraved vignettes to titles. Harwood calls this "one of the most splendid and useful of the Dutch classics in quarto" (Page 202), while Dibdin calls it a "very ample and excellent edition; containing the notes and observations of almost all the old and best editors" (Dibdin II:454). Moss notes that "this edition is now rare" (Moss Page 645), Schweiger II:1003. Latin text. First Thus. Full Vellum. Good. 4to.

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        SANCTI PATRIS NOSTRI BASILII CAESAREAE CAPPADOCIAE Archiepiscopi, Opera Omnia quae extant, vel quae ejus nomine Circumferuntur, ad MSS.

      París 1721 - Materia: Libro antiguo de la primera mitad del siglo XVIII. Religión. Obras completas de San Basilio de Cesarea. Codices Gallicanos, Vaticanos, Florentinos & Anglicos, necnon ad antiquiores editiones castigata, multis aucta : nova Interpretatione, criticis Praefationibus, notis, variis Lectionibus illustrata, nova Sancti Doctoris Vita & copiosissimis indicibus locupleta. Opera & studio Domni Juliani Garnier. Publicación: París, Typis & Sumptibus Joannis Baptistae Coignard, 1721. Descripción: Gran folio (43 cm). Tomo I: lxxv, 2 h., 745 p., 23 h. de índice. Tomo II: lxxxviii, 2 h., 782 p., 14 h de índice. Tomo III: cciii, 660 p., 19 h. de índice. Encuadernación plena piel de época ricamente decorada en lomo con dorados, nervios y tejuelos (rojo y verde). Estado de conservación: Muy buen estado de conservación. Notas: San Basilio de Cesarea (ca. 330 -1 de enero, 379), llamado Basilio el Magno (griego: ????? ?????????), fue obispo de Cesarea, y preeminente clérigo del siglo IV. Es santo de la Iglesia Ortodoxa y uno de los cuatro Padres de la Iglesia Griega, junto con San Atanasio, San Gregorio Nacianceno y San Juan Crisóstomo. Basilio, Gregorio Nacianceno, y Gregorio de Nisa (hermano de Basilio) son denominados Padres Capadocios. Es santo y doctor de la Iglesia Católica.

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        Relation des differentes especes de peste que reconnoissent les orientaux, des precautions & des remedes qu'ils prennent pour en empecher la communication & le progres; et de ce que nous devons faire a leur exemple pour nous en preserver, & nous en guerir.

      Paris, Etienne Ganeau & Jacques Quillau, 1721.. 12mo. 134, (6) pp. Contemp. brown calf with gilt spine.. First edition. - The priest Gaudereau (1663-1743) had gone to Persia in 1689 in the company of Begnine Vachet, a director of the Seminary of Foreign Missions. Having arrived at Isfahan in late 1690, they joined Francois Sanson, another member of the Society of Foreign Missions sent by Louis XIV to the court of Shah Suleiman. After Sanson's departure in 1692, Gaudereau continued negotiations with Suleiman, after 1694 with Husayn. Having negotiated a military and commercial alliance between Persia and the French East India Company, he returned to Isfahan, which he quit for Europe in 1703. It was during this journey from Constantinople and Trabzon that in September 1704 he contracted the illness he describes in his book, which he based on his own experience, having miraculously survived . - Occasional brownstaining, otherwise fine. Rare - Blake 169. OCLC 495355672. Not in Waller or Wellcome.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Athenæ Oxonienses : An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their education in the most antient and famous University of Oxford, from the fifteenth year of King Henry the Seventh, A.D. 1500, to the author's ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed for R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, and J. Tonson. MDCCXXI. [1721], 1721, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Second EditionFull Book Title: Athenæ Oxonienses : An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their education in the most antient and famous University of Oxford, from the fifteenth year of King Henry the Seventh, A.D. 1500, to the author's death... ...in November 1695. Representing the birth, fortune, preferment and death of all those authors and prelates ... To which are added, the Fasti, or annals, of the said university / By Anthony Wood, M.A. In two volumesVery good copies both in the original, full, blind-tooled and ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands, gilt cross-bands and contrasting red Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The second edition, very much corrected and enlarged; with the addition of above 500 new lives from the author's original manuscript. Physical description; 2 v. 2 v. ([14] p., 742, [2], 286 columns, [9] p.; [6] p., 1186, [2], 238 columns, [9] p.) ; folio, 49 cm. Signatures: v. 1: [pi]² a-c² (-c2) B-Z4 2A-2Z4 3A4 3Z² *A-*Z² *Aa-*Mm² Nn-Pp² ; v. 2: [pi]² a² (-a2) B-Z42A-2Z4 3A-3Z4 4A-4Z4 4G² (-4G2) *A-*Z² *Aa-*Ii². Notes; Includes indexes. Title pages printed in red and black. The 'Fasti Oxonienses' have separate pagination and register. Subjects; University of Oxford - History - Alumni and alumnae - Registers. Head and tail pieces; initials. Title enclosed within double rule-border. Printed in double columns.

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        STORIA DELL'AMERICA. Traduzione dall'inglese dedicata all'Autore.

      Opera in due volumi. Cm.29,8x21,3. Pg.XXXII, 574; 662. Legature coeve in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi a cinque nervature. Titoli in oro ai dorsi. Piatti e fogli di guardia decorati, tagli spruzzati. Ritratto dell'Autore inciso da Antonio Capellan su dipinto di Reynolds al primo volume. Vistosa abrasione al dorso del secondo volume con alcune mancanze e allentamento delle cerniere. L'Opera comprende quattro carte in grande formato eseguite da Tommaso Kitchin, Idrografo di Sua Maestà Britannica e di incise dal lucchese Bartolomeo Nerici, raffiguranti: "Carta del Golfo del Messico, dell'isole e paesi adiacenti" (formato cm.38x50), "Carta dell'America meridionale" (cm.52x38), "Carta sopra il Mare Meridionale da Panama a Guayaquil (cm.43x29,5) e "Carta del Messico o Nuova Spagna, dove si possono rintracciare i movimenti di Cortes (cm.36,5x46). Esemplare su carta greve, con ampi margini e impressione assai fresca. Ex libris nobiliari all'antiporta. Lo storico William Robertson (Bortwick in Scozia, 1721 - 1793), presbiteriano, fu rettore dell'Università di Edimburgo e storiografo regio per la Scozia.

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        IOHANN BEAUMONT Historisch-Physiologisch- und Theologischer Tractat von Geistern, Erscheinungen, Hexereyen und andern Zauber-Händeln, Darinnen Von denen Geniis oder Spiritibus familiaribus, so wohl guten als bösen, welche die Menschen in diesem Leben begleiten sollen, und was einige (insonderheit der Author viele Jahre aus eigener Erfahrung) davon wahrgenommen, Wie auch von Erscheinungen derer Geister nach dem Tod / Auserordentlichen Träumen, Wahrsagereyen, Personen, die Geister sehen, und dergleichen, Nachricht ertheilet, Ingleichen die Gewalt derer Hexen und daß es würcklich Magische Würckungen gebe, klärlich dargethan, Anbey D. Bekkers bezauberte Welt Nebst andern Scribenten, die sich dergleichen Glaubwürdigkeiten wiedersetzt, wiederlegt wird; Aus der Englischen Sprache in die Teutsche mit Fleiß übersetzt von Theodor Arnold. Nebst einer Vorrede Des Herrn Geheimbden Raths THOMASII, Wie auch neuen Summarien und vollständigen Registern. 1. Aufl.

      Halle im Magdeburgischen, In Verlegung der Neuen Buchhandlung, 1721.. 19 Bll., 360 S., 19 Bll. (Register), 1 Bl. Errata, 8°, Pappband d. Zt.. DNB Comp. Ed. 121; Graesse S.84; Rosenthal 3947; Hayn/G. III, 176; Ackermann II/786. - Hauptwerk des 1731 verstorbenen Autors; der Geologe u. Chirurg beschäftigte sich mit Aberglauben u. Okkultismus u. veröffentlichte vorl. Werk 1705 in London. Es ist "amüsant geschrieben, voller Klatsch und grotesker Erzählungen" (DNB a.a.O.) u. basiert angeblich auf realen Erfahrungen des Autors mit Geistern seiner Heimat Somersetshire. Der Bischof von Gloucester lobte das Werk ausdrücklich. Im letzten Kapitel geht der Autor auch näher auf das Werk von Balthasar Bekker "Die Bezauberte Welt" ein, das im Gegensatz zu Beaumont die Existenz von wirkungsvoller Magie u. Hexerei bestreitet. - Einband stärker beschabt u. bestossen; oberes Kapital mit kl. Fehlstelle; Innendeckel mit ExLibris; ohne das Frontispiz (fehlt); Titel mit kl. Prägestempel; tlw. gebräunt u. leicht braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO - MEDICO - CHIRURGICA, HUC USQUE EDITA. QUORUM ELENCHUS PAGINA SEQUENTI EXHIBETUR, CUM FIGURIS ÆNEIS.

      ITALIANO Legatura moderna in piena pelle con recupero dei piatti originali, dorso moderno con titolo e fregi in oro; mancanza delle carte di guardia, sostituite con carta bianca; ex - libris Piergiorgio Borio; alla prima carta bianca del secondo tomo, note di possesso manoscritte. I volume: [8] pp. [8], 80; [8], 28; [12], 188; [2] 3 - 32; [2] 3 - 10, [2]; [3] 4 - 10, [2]; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 10, [2]; [2] 3 - 28, [4]; [3] 4 - 32; [2] 3 - 18, [2]; [2] 3 - 11, [3]; [2] 3 - 10; [3] 4 - 44; [2] 3 - 16, [2]; [2] 3 - 34, [2]; [2] 3 - 18; [4] 1 - 46, [2]; [6] 1 - 36, [2]. 6 figure nel testo, 79 tavole fuori testo a piena pagina di cui 8 ripiegate. II volume: [26] PP, [1] 2 - 20, [14]; [6] 7 - 36; [2] 3 - 46, [2b]; [5] 6 - 36; [3] 4 - 28; [2] 3 - 28; [2] 3 - 56; [2] 3 - 33, [2b]; [2] 3 - 32; [5] 6 - 43 [1b]; [8], [2] 3 - 42 [2b]; [8], [2] 3 - 32; [10] (13ma parte), [2] 3 - 22; [4], [2] 3 - 20; [2] 3 - 12; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 24; [2] 1 - 81, [1b]; [6], [1] 2 - 105, [1b]; [3] 4 - 12. 2 figure nel testo, 57 tavole fuori testo a piena pagina, di cui 8 ripiegate. Seconda edizione, la prima del 1721. Frederik Ruysch fu un anatomista olandese e botanico, professore di anatomia a Leyda ed Amsterdam, fu celebre per il suo metodo di iniettare i vasi sanguigni e per la sua conoscenza sulle preparazioni e conservazioni anatomiche. Egli mostrò le sue preparazioni in una serie di esposizioni popolari in piccole case affittate ad Amsterdam. Il suo "armadietto" catturò l'attenzione di Pietro il Grande, Zar di Russia, che l'acquistò nel 1717. Ruysch fece un grande numero di scoperte in anatomia nel corso della sua lunga carriera; fra queste, la prima descrizione di vasi sanguigni bronchiali e il plesso vascolare del cuore, e la prima descrizione delle valvole del sistema linfatico. Esemplare dalla consueta lieve ossidazione, le tavole molto fresche e ben inchiostrate.

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        Oeuvres complètes

      3 volumes in - 12 (17 x 10,5 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Choix d'oeuvres de Chevrier (Nancy 1721 - Rotterdam 1762), littérateur et pamphlétaire, banni de France à cause de son Histoire des hommes illustres de Lorraine (Firmin Didot frères, Nouvelle biographie générale). Tome 1 : Le Colporteur, histoire morale et critique ; Almanach des gens d'esprit, par un homme qui n'est pas sot. Calendrier pour toute la vie, publié en l'année 1762. Tome 2 : Amusements des dames. Les Trois . Conte métaphysique, imité de l'espagnol, et ajusté sous des noms françois, pour la commodité de ceux qui n'entendent pas le flamand. Je m'y attendois bien, histoire bavarde. Mémoires d'une honnete femme. Tome 3 : Les Ridicules du siècle. Nouvelles libertés de penser. Essai sur les Mémoires de M. Guillaume (ces deux derniers opuscules ne sont pas de Chevrier), La Vie du fameux P. Norbert ex - Capucin, connu aujourd'hui sous le nom de l'Abbé Platel. La clef et la critique du Colporteur, dialogue entre la Comtesse de Prilly et l'auteur. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (quelques menus defaults, deux petits trous de ver sur la charnière supérieure du tome 1, quelques légères rousseurs). / / 3 volumes 12o (17 x 10,5 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns - in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Collection of chosen works by Chevrier (Nancy 1721 - Rotterdam 1762), french writer and lampoonist, banished from France because of his "Histoire des hommes illustres de Lorraine" (Firmin Didot frères, Nouvelle biographie générale). Vol. 1 : Le Colporteur, histoire morale et critique ; Almanach des gens d'esprit, par un homme qui n'est pas sot. Calendrier pour toute la vie, publié en l'année 1762. Vol. 2 : Amusements des dames. Les Trois . Conte métaphysique, imité de l'espagnol, et ajusté sous des noms françois, pour la commodité de ceux qui n'entendent pas le flamand. Je m'y attendois bien, histoire bavarde. Mémoires d'une honnete femme. Vol. 3 : Les Ridicules du siècle. Nouvelles libertés de penser. Essai sur les Mémoires de M. Guillaume (those two last opuscules are not by de Chevrier), La Vie du fameux P. Norbert ex - Capucin, connu aujourd'hui sous le nom de l'Abbé Platel. La clef et la critique du Colporteur, dialogue entre la Comtesse de Prilly et l'auteur. Copy bearing the arms of Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (some light defects, two little worm - holes on vol. 1 top hinge, some light spots).

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        Histoire De Suede Sous Le Regne De Charles XII.

      Waesberge 1721 Amsterdam. . Histoire de Suede Sous Le Regne De Charles XII. Ou l'on voit aussi les Revolutions arrivees en differens tems dans ce Royaume ; Toute La Guerre Du Nord. Et l'Avenement de la Reine & du Roi Regnant ... jusqu'a present. Enrichie de medailles et de plusieurs autres figures... / Par M. De Limiers ... T. 1 - 6. 3 Bände. - Amsterdam : Waesberge, 1721. 16 x 11 cm. Lederbände d. Zt. mit RVergoldung, 53 Kupfertafeln, Titelbl. in Rot- und Schwarzdr. - T. 1: [2] Bl., XLVI S., [19] Bl., 414 S. : 1 Frontisp. ; T. 2: [9] Bl., 414 S., [7] Bl., [3] gef. Bl. : 8 Ill., 1 Portr., 1 Kt. ; T. 3: [8] Bl., 422 S., [11] Bl., [10] gef. Bl. : 1 Kt., 6 Portr., 14 Ill. ; T.4: [8] Bl., 416 S., [4] Bl., [5] gef. Bl. : 3 Kt., 6 Ill. ; T. 5: [10] Bl., 483 S., [2] Bl., [5] gef. Bl. : 4 Kt., 1 Portr., 2 Ill. ; T. 6: [8] Bl., 463 S, [4] Bl., [1] gef. Bl. : 2 Portr., 3 Ill. /Einbde. berieben und lädiert, innen stellenweise leicht fleckig oder gebräunt, 1 Falttaf. von Teil 3 beschädigt, Sign. mit Feder auf Titel "J.D.B.1721."/

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        Das verändert Russland, in welchen die iessige Verfassung des Geist - und Weltlichen Regiments; Krieges Staat und zu wasser...

      Verlagts Nicolaus Forster 1721 (WEBER,Christian Friedrich). Das verändert Russland, in welchen die iessige Verfassung des Geist - und Weltlichen Regiments; Krieges Staat und zu wasser... Die Vegebenheiten des Kzarewissen... Nebst verschidenen andern bissher unbekandten. Nachrichten in einem biss 1720. gehenden Journal... (Ap. 169:) Das Leben und die Gewohnheiten der Ostraken, eines Wolcks, das biss unter den Polo Arctico wohnet... Mit etlichen curieusen Unmerckungen vom Konigreiche Siberien... von Johann Bernhard Muller... Frankfurth, Verlagts Nicolaus Forster, 1721. In - 4°, pergamena coeva. (14), 490, (6) pp. con ritratto a piena pagina dello Zar Peter Alexiewitz inciso in rame a piena pagina, una grande carta geografica della Russia, una grande veduta di un tempio con ritratti di due Zar e Patriarchi, una pianta topografica di S. Pietroburgo incise in rame ripiegate fuori testo. Esemplare ben conservato malgrado le usuali lievi bruniture della carta. Due piccoli restauri nel margine bianco all' inizio e alla fine. Rarissima edizione originale del primo volume, solo pubblicato. Esiste una seconda edizione in 3 volumi postumi. Opera sconosciuta al Brunet e al Graesse. Un esemplare è registrato nel Catalogue des Russica de la Bibliothèque de St. Petersbourg, II, p. 515 (n.239).

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        Regulement van de Commercie Compagnie, der stad Middelburg in Zeeland.

      - (Middelburg, 1721).Folio. With MCC laurel wreath on title-page. Old wrappers. 33 pp.The Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie (MCC) was a Dutch trading company established in 1720 in the Zeeland capital of Middelburg, Netherlands. After the monopoly of the Dutch West India Company for the Atlantic slave trade was abolished in 1730, the MCC became the principal Dutch slave trading company.The company was eventually liquidated in 1889.Bound with: EXTRACT uyt de resolutien van dato 20 February 1728, en 12 January 1729 genomen by de Heeren Hooftparticipanten in de Compagnie van Commercie. 6 pp. - VERGADERINGE van directeuren en hooftparticipanten der Commercie Compagnie op 12 January anno 1729. 4 pp. - EXTRACT uit het verbaal van de Vergadering van Commissarissen en Hoofd-participanten van de Commercie-Compagnie, gehouden op den 8 Maart 1842. 16 pp. - Rare.See Ruud Paesie, Geschiedenis van de MCC, p.31-32. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Impetus primi anatomici ex lustratus cadaveribus nati.

      Pieter van der Aa, Leiden 1721 - Cant, Arent (1695-1723). Impetus primi anatomici ex lustratus cadaveribus nati. . . . Large folio. [6] 28pp. Engraved title vignette, 6 folding engraved plates after drawings by the author. Leiden: for the author by Pieter vander Aa, 1721. 504 x 372 mm. Speckled calf c. 1721, gilt spine, a little worn & spotted, spine and corners repaired. Fore-edge of plate 6 repaired, a few tears and chipping to some margins, some damp stains mainly confined to final blank end-leaves, but otherwise very good. Russian library stamp on the verso of the title. From the library of Ira M. Rutkow, with his pencil signature on the rear flyleaf, and the collection of Dean S. Edell.First Edition. Cant, a pupil of Frederik Ruysch, was a skilled anatomist and artist whose ambitious plan to publish a great anatomical work was interrupted by his premature death at the age of 28. The present work represents the only volume of Cant's projected anatomy; it contains six large folding plates, drawn by the author, illustrating the anatomy of the head, heart, stomach, shoulder and knee joints, thoracic duct, etc. Cant was one of the few early anatomists to make use of the "grid-reference" identification system devised by Eustachius (1510/20 -1574), in which anatomical structures are located by means of numbered borders at the side and top of each plate; this method allows the anatomist to illustrate his figures without superimposed lettering or numbering. Lindeboom, Dutch Medical Biography, col. 325. Roberts & Tomlinson, Fabric of the Body, p. 191. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Studie von sechs Hundeköpfen. Signierte und datierte Original-Tuschzeichnung auf Bütten.

      1721. 1721 - Blattgröße 22 x 28,3 cm. Lose unter altem Passepartout-Karton montiert. Passepartoutgröße 53 x 38,8 cm. Links unten datiert und signiert. Studie zu dem 1728 erschienenen "Neues Thier-Reis-Büchl. Erster Theil [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        TWO RARE WORKS ON THE PLAGUE]. Loimologia: or, an historical account of the plague in London in 1665. WITH: A collection of very valuable and scarce pieces relating to the last plague in the year 1665 [Compiled by William Beckett]

      London, 1721. FIRST EDITION. Ad 1: contemporary English paneled calf (front joint strengthened); Ad 2: modern boards. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, some foxing to Loimologia volume. Together 2 volumes, both published in 1721: 8vo. Ad 1: v, [1], 224; iv [i.e. vi], 3-76 pp. With a table; ad. 2: [8],56,49-88 pp., COMPLETE SOURCES FOR DEFOE'S "JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR." Defoe was just five years old in Cripplegate at the time of the plague (1665). To reconstruct the horrors of the epidemic as it spread parish by parish, the shutting up of infected houses, the closing down of trade, Defoe drew upon a variety of contemporary sources, including the present works according to David Roberts (see infra). As was his custom, Defoe enriched his extraordinary narrative with a wealth of fictitious detail. The works are attested as being among Defoe's sources by David Roberts, for which see his introduction to Defoe's "A Journal of the Plague Year," ed. Louis Landa (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990), p. ix. * Ad. 1: Loimologia: or, an historical account of the plague in London in 1665. London, 1721. Third Edition, containing "Precautionary directions against the like contagion. By Nath. Hodges, M.D. And Fellow of the College of Physicians, who resided in the City all that Time. To which is added, An essay on the different causes of pestilential diseases, and how they become Contagious: with remarks On the Infection now in France, and the most probable Means to prevent it. Spreading here. By John Quincy, M.D. Quincy translated this into the first English edition of 1720; this is the third edition with considerable additions. Garrison-Morton 5121. * Ad 2: First Edition of "A Collection of very valuable and scarce pieces relating to the last plague in the year 1665" [Compiled by William Beckett]. Contains five pieces and a Preface, to wit: I. Orders drawn up and published by the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London, to prevent the spreading of the Infection. II. An Account of the first Rise, Progress, Symptoms and Cure of the Plague, being the Substance of a Letter from Doctor Hodges to a Person of Quality. III. Necessary Directions for the Prevention and Cure of the Plague, with divers Remedies of small Charge, by the College of Physicians. IV. Reflections on the Weekly Bills of Mortality, so far as they relate to all the Plagues which have happened in London from the Year 1592, to the Great Plague in 1665, and some other particular Diseases. With a Preface shewing the Usefulness of this Collection; some Errors of Dr. Mead, and his misrepresentations of Dr. Hodges and some Authors. To which is added, An Account of the Plague at Naples, in 1656, of which there died in one Day, 20000 Persons; with the Symptoms that appeared upon Dissection, and the approved Method of Cure. ESTC N14679. PROVENANCE: Ad 1: Armorial bookplate of Robert Thornton, M.P. of Clapham (1759-1826), a founding member of the Clapham Sect of evangelical Christians. Ad 1 & 2: bookplate of Brian C. Davies of Knighton Powys (Wales). LITERATURE: Arnold Zuckerman, "Plague and Contagionism in Eighteenth-Century England: The Role of Richard Mead" in: Bulletin of the History of Medicine 78.2 (2004) 273-308.

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        Il Forestiere informato delle cose di Lucca

      1721. LUCCA. Il Forestiere Informato delle cose di Lucca. By Vincenzo Marchio. [16], 358, [2] pp. 8vo., 163 x 105 mm, bound in contemporary Italian limp vellum. Lucca: Salvatore e Giandomenico Marescandoli, 1721. |~||~||~||~| Only Edition of the first guide to Lucca. Marchio's Il Forestiere gives a thorough account of the ancient history of Lucca, including the epoch of the Liguri civilization. Then, modern history and events are elucidated, with much specific local information. A section on the famous painters and sculptors of Lucca is included, plus a tavola at the end which alphabetically lists the "most famous painters and sculptors" whose work resides in Lucca with the page references for each. A twelve-page calendar by month and day lists the festivals, Saints' Days, etc. of Lucca appended at the end. Also included is a chapter of local nobles: Duchi, Conti, Marchesi, etc. Insignificant soiling to covers, overall a fine copy in the original Italian binding. PROVENANCE: Giannalisa Feltrinelli with her oval blind-stamp ex-libris on front flyleaf. Cicognara 4233. Schlosser-Magnino 545. Fosatti Bellani II, 3209.

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        Athenæ Oxonienses : An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their education in the most antient and famous University of Oxford, from the fifteenth year of King Henry the Seventh, A.D. 1500, to the author's death.: .in November 1695. Representing the birth, fortune, preferment and death of all those authors and prelates . To which are added, the Fasti, or annals, of the said university / By Anthony Wood, M.A. In two volumes

      London : Printed for R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, and J. Tonson. MDCCXXI. [1721] - The second edition, very much corrected and enlarged; with the addition of above 500 new lives from the author's original manuscript. Physical description; 2 v. 2 v. ([14] p., 742, [2], 286 columns, [9] p.; [6] p., 1186, [2], 238 columns, [9] p.) ; folio, 49 cm. Signatures: v. 1: [pi] a-c (-c2) B-Z4 2A-2Z4 3A4 3Z *A-*Z *Aa-*Mm Nn-Pp ; v. 2: [pi] a (-a2) B-Z42A-2Z4 3A-3Z4 4A-4Z4 4G (-4G2) *A-*Z *Aa-*Ii . Notes; Includes indexes. Title pages printed in red and black. The 'Fasti Oxonienses' have separate pagination and register. Subjects; University of Oxford - History - Alumni and alumnae - Registers. Head and tail pieces; initials. Title enclosed within double rule-border. Printed in double columns. Very good copies both in the original, full, blind-tooled and ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands, gilt cross-bands and contrasting red Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 6 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Vie et les Avantures Surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe ? [and:] ? Tome Second [and:] Reflexions Serieuses et Importantes de Robinson Crusoe, Faites pendant les Avantures surprenantes de sa Vue Avec Sa Vision Angelique ? Tome Troisieme

      Amsterdam: Chez L'Honoré et Chatelain, 1721. First edition in French. Title pages printed in red and black. 22 engraved plates in all, including: Frontispiece of Robinson Crusoe, folding map, and 6 engraved plates in vol. I; frontispiece, folding map, and 5 engraved plates in vol. II; frontispiece and 6 engravings in vol. III. xxxiv, [ii], [1]-632; viii, [1]-588; xii, [1]-629 pp. 3 vols. Thick 12mo. Bound in full crimson morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g., by Brany. Fine. Bookplates of Thomas Powell & Frasier W. McCann. First Robinson Crusoe in French First edition in French of this classic, published in three parts not long after the London original. The title page of the first volume makes no reference to subsequent volumes (later editions indicate that the work is in three volumes). The superb engravings were copied with varying degrees of success in later editions.

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        Das Göttliche Gericht Machet dem Sünder schwär die abscheulichen Sieben Todt= oder Hauptsünden/Und andere daraus entspringende Laster/ Mit Zusatz deren Ihnen widrigen/GOtt annehmlichsten Tugenden und Mitteln: Erwiesen mit außerlesenen=wichtigsten Exempeln und merckwürdigen Geschichten:...

      Oettingen im Rieß, Johann Lohsen,, 1721.. 4 Bl., 260 S. Gr.-8° (20 x 16 cm), geprägter Orig. Ganzleder-Einband.. Vorderer Spiegel fehlt, Schnitt und Titel stark, durchgehend etwas fleckig, die ersten 5 Blatt und die letzten 3 Blatt stark abgegriffen und tw. mit Fehlstellen am Rand. Lederschließen am Einband fehlen. Selten. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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        Thirty two new and accurate maps of the geography of the ancients, as contained in the Greek and Latin Classicks

      London: printed for and sold by H. Moll; and by Tho. Bowles , 1721. Parallel Latin and English texts. With an additional titlepage in Latin reading: 'Geographia antiqua Latinorum & Græcorum, tabulis XXXII' and an additional titlepage, engraved. 32 excellent maps [ double paged ]; Some folding. Dormat worm holes to base margins of 8 pages, base margin to title page neatly trimmed, not affecting any part of text. All maps unaffected - just with neat ink number to top right hand margins - 1 - 32. Now professionally recased in half leather, with marble boards, with gilt titles to spine and gilt raised bands. Uncommon item. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Introduction to the True Astronomy or Astronomical Lectures, Read in the Astronomical School of the University of Oxford.

      London, Bernard Lintot, 1721. - 28 gefaltete Tafeln mit unregelmäßger Paginierung, XV, 396 S., (6 Bl. Index). Schöner Lederband der Zeit mit dekorativer Blindprägung auf beiden Buchdeckeln (etwas bestoßen). Erste englische Ausgabe. - Houzeau/Lancaster 9244 (lat. EA 1718); DSB VII, 275 ff. - 'Keill was one of the very important disciples gathered around Newton who transmitted his principles of philosophy to the scientific and intellectual community' (DSB). - Unter den Tafeln 2 Mondkarten, die anderen Tafeln mit astronomischen und geometrischen Figuren. - Anmerkungen von alter Hand auf der Innenseite des vorderen Einbanddeckels, Rückseite des Titelblatts mit altem Stempel. Durchgehend braunfleckig, im vorderen und hinteren Teil stärker. Sonst in guter Gesamterhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New General Atlas, Containing a geographical and historical account of all the empires, kingdoms and other dominions of the world: with the natural history and trade of each country

      London: printed for Daniel Browne, Thomas Taylor, John Darby [etc], 1721. Folio. (20 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches). Mounted on guards throughout. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 3pp. letterpress list of subscribers. 34 engraved double-page maps and town plans (comprising: 31 maps, all hand-coloured in outline, and 3 uncoloured town plans), 14pp. engraved coats-of-arms of the subscribers. 18th-century marbled calf expertly rebacked to style, covers with gilt fillet border, spine in eight compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration of stylized flower and foliage corner-pieces surrounding a lozenge-shaped area tooled with various small tools including crowns and flowerheads, comb-marbled endpapers Provenance: Dr. Charles Morley (West Basham, Norfolk, England, subscriber, see manuscript note on verso of plate XIII, and by descent to:) Dudley Vere Morley Baldus. A fine subscriber's copy of an atlas which Sabin notes is 'chiefly interesting for the copiousness of its information concerning America'.A fine complete copy of this great atlas, which besides the excellent maps and town plans, includes 393 pages of highly informative and historically important text. Shirley describes the genesis of the atlas: "Proposals for printing were advertised in the 'Post Boy' for October 1718, and the subscribers were invited by means of insertions in other newspapers subsequently. The atlas was claimed to be based on the best authors, particularly Cluverius, Breitius, Cellarius, Blaeu, Baudrand, Hoffman, the two Sansons, Lutys and other geographers. According to the dates on them, several of the maps were engraved between 1719 and the publication of the atlas in 1721. All the maps carry Senex's name, and those stating that they were 'Revis'd by J. Senex' are ... believed to be from plates previously owned or published by Christopher Browne'.The maps of American interest are titled as follows:1. 'A New Map of America... I.Senex... I.Harris Fecit' (North and South America).2. 'A New Map of the English Empire in America... Ion. Senex 1719... I.Harris sculp.' (Newfoundland in the north, to the tip of Florida, west to the Mississippi).3. 'A New Map of Virginia and Maryland And Improved Parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey... 1719... I.Senex'.4. 'A New Map of the English Empire in the Ocean of America or West Indies... I.Senex... A New Map of the Island of Jamaica.' (Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Tobago, Antigua and 'Christophers').5. 'A Map of Louisiana and the River Mississippi by John Senex' (Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes)6. 'A Drafft of the Golden & Adjacent Islands, with part of ye Isthmus of Darien as it was taken by Capt. Ienefer... a New Map of ye Isthmus of Darien in America. the Bay of Panama, The Gulf of Vallona'. NMM 3:434; Phillips Atlases 563; Sabin 79124.

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        The Select Works of Mr. John Dennis

      London - J. D., 1721 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The very scarce collectd works of John Denns, regarded as Englands first drama critic. The first volume contains two title pages with different dates. The first title page is a more detailed one, is dated 1721, with the second, shorter title page dated 1718. The second volume contains one title page only, dated 1718. John Dennis (1657 - January 6, 1734), was an English critic and dramatist, born in London, the son of a saddler. Neither the poems nor the plays of Dennis are much remembered, although one of his tragedies, a violent attack on the French in harmony with popular prejudice, entitled Liberty Asserted, was produced with great success at Lincoln's Inn Fields in 1704. Dennis is best remembered as a critic, and his earliest works, which lack the rancour that afterwards gained him the nickname of Furius, are regarded as his best. His sense of his own importance approached mania, and he is said to have desired the Duke of Marlborough to have a special clause inserted in the Treaty of Utrecht to secure him from French vengeance. Marlborough pointed out that although he had been a still greater enemy of the French nation, he had no fear for his own security. This tale and others of a similar nature may well be exaggerations prompted by his enemies, but the infirmities of character and temper indicated in them were real. Condition: These volume have been rebound with new pastedowns and end papers. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including a few marks to the boards and mild bumping to the spines. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright apart from a few handling marks and some minor brown spots on various pages throughout both text. The first title page of the first volume is spotted and somewhat discoloured. There are library stickers to both, front pastedowns and the remnants of stickers to both front, blank end papers. On the whole these books are in very good condition..

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        The Whole Art of Husbandry: or, the way of managing and improving of land. being a full collection of what hath been writ, either by ancient or modern authors: with many additions of new experiments and improvements not treaded of by others. As also an ac

      London: Printed by J. B. for R. Robinson and G. Mortlock, 1721. 2 volumes. (xvi); 392; (vi); (ii)(advert); (viii); 391; (vii); (ii)(advert) pages. Title-pages in black and red. Engraved frontispiece, illustrations in text. Contemporary full calf, raised bands and new contrasting morocco labels. With the bookplate of Lord Viscount Powerscourt. ATTRACTIVE SET. Fifth edition, with additions. 8vo.. Book.

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        Disputationum de Controversiis Christianae Fidei. Adversus hujus temporis haereticos, Quatuor Tomis comprehensarum. Editio ab Auctore recognita, & in hac ultima Editione aucta aliis Opusculis suis quaeque locis insertis, cum Indicibus locupletissimis.

      Milaan, Dominicus Bellagatti 1721. 4 volumes, (XCVI, XXVIII, 24) 1044 (23), (12) 828 (23), (16) 1427 (86), (14) 1223 (44) p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (spine-ends vol.1 damaged).

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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London - Printed for J. Tonson, 1721 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early set inan original 18th century crested binding of Priors famous poems. Two volumes of full brown leather with gilt lettering and detailing. Matthew Prior was an English poet and diplomat. He was appointed as secretary to the embassy at The Hague during the negotiations leading to the Treaty of Ryswick. Prior had a long diplomatic career. During Anne's reign he joined the Tories and helped, as special envoy, to conclude the Peace of Utrecht. With the accession of George I, Prior was ruined politically and was imprisoned by the Whigs for two years. As a poet he is best remembered for his light verse and raillery. With Charles Montagu, he wrote a burlesque of Dryden's The Hind and the Panther called The Country Mouse and the City Mouse. He is also known for two long satirical poems, Alma and Solomon. Condition: The binding of the text blocks are tight and firm and the boards are all attached, however the hinges are cracked and split and the front board of volume two is only attached by the chords and may become detached in the post. There is some wear to the extremities, including cracking and fraying to the spines, bumping to the corners, and rubbing, scuffingand worming to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean with handling marks, brown spotting andsome offsetting throughout. there are some unobtrusive pencil and ink inscriptions on the end papers of both volumes which could be easily removed. Overall the condition of these volumes is fair. Priced to allow for repair to the front hinge of volume two..

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        Kangxi Spring County. Full 3(Chinese Edition) KANG XI SHANG YUAN XIAN ZHI QUAN 3 CE

      Nanjing Press. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Nanjing Press. This book is a compilation of the County Local class. a full set of 3 volumes. Fudan University Library book collection of the Qing Dynasty Emperor Kangxi 60 years (1721) as the master copy first edition copy of the original great. Compiling Qing Tao Tang open. Gazetteer of 8 drawings. Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Antiquitates Nummariae Oder Historische Beschreibung vieler alten raren silbern Bracteaten und Blech-Müntzen (2 Bände in 1),

      Leipzig und Wolffenbüttel, Freytag bzw. Halberstadt, Teubner, 1721/23.. so unterschiedene gewesene Halberstädtische Bischöffe, wie auch einige Magdeburgische Ertz - Bischöffe, und ettliche Quedlinburgische Abbatißin, haben vormahls prägen lassen. Mit 15 Münztafeln, einigen Münzholzschnitten im Text, 11 Blatt, 244 Seiten, 2 Blatt, Seite 248 bis 251 (so komplett); 2 Blatt, 31 Seiten, Halblederband des 19. Jahrhunderts, 21 x 17,5 cm,. Einband leicht berieben, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt. Mit dem Nachtragsband selten.

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        Beschreibung von allerley Insecten in Teutsch-Land (13 Theile in 1),

      Berlin, Nicolai, 1721/38.. nebst nützlichen Anmerckungen und nöthigen Abbildungen von diesen Kriechenden und Fliegenden Inländischen Gewürme, zur Bestätigung und Fortsetzung der gründlichen Entdeckung, so einigen von der Natur dieser Creaturen heraus gegeben ...Mit 13 verschiedenen gestochenen Kupfervignetten, 274 Abbildungen auf 39 Tafeln, Pergamentband der Zeit, 21 x 18 cm,. Innen leicht gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Opticks: or, a treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections, and colours of light

      London: William and John Innys, 1721 Complete with decorative headpieces, initials, 12 folding engraved plates, woodcut diagrams in text, errata and publishers ads. Contemporary calf, rebacked, covers worn; a couple of plates with small tears repaired, some browning and soiling, but still a good sound copy. Signatures of Mary Francis and John Burridge on the title page, and the bookplate of Arnold Thackray. Third edition, corrected. Regarded as one of the great classics of optics, this work expounds Newton?'s corpuscular or emission theory of light, and is the first work to contain his optical discoveries in a collected form. His set of ?"queries?" (the complete 31, up from 16 in the original edition of 1704) on the nature of matter was considered to be the most important feature of the Opticks and had a profound influence on scientific thought.According to Babson, page 68, ?"This is a reprint of the previous edition (1718, the second issue of second edition), save for a few corrections and the addition of one passage in the last sentence referring to Noah and his sons.?" (This edition was apparently shortened by Newton.) Our copy contains the two pages of publisher?'s advertisements from the previous edition of 1718 (see Babson, 133).

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        De la recherche de la Verite, ou l'on traite de la nature de l'Esprit de l'homme, & de l'usage qu'il en doit faire pour eviter l'erreur dans les Sciences. Septieme edition. Revue & augmentee de plusieurs eclaircissements. (BEL EXEMPLAIRE)

      Paris, Christophe David, 1721.. 2 tomes relies en un volume in-4, plein veau marbre de l'epoque, dos a nerfs orne de compartiments dores, tranches rouges, (11), 386 p.et (1) f., (7), 399 p., (6) p. de table, privilege et errata, texte sur 2 colonnes, quelques figures gravees sur bois (optique). Septieme edition revue et augmentee, edition ancienne de reference, augmentee en particulier de la reponse a Regis qui avait ete publiee separement en 1693. "Malebranche tente de mettre en accord le dogme catholique et une philosophie inspiree de Descartes pour les unir dans la 'recherche de la verite' ( ). Ce n'est pas la faute d'un mauvais hasard si cette somme a l'intention apologetique fut mise a l'Index des 1709 et servit au XVIIIe siecle aux deistes. En favorisant la recherche de verites purement humaines, en identifiant 'Raison' et 'Verbe divin', entendement divin et principe general de toutes choses, creation divine et lois physiques mecanistes, Malebranche facilitait la naissance du 'Grand Horloger' " (En Francais dans le texte, n°111). (Brunet, III, 1335). Ex-libris grave de Charles Corbeau de Saint-Albin (1773-1845). Historien, homme politique et journaliste francais, il se lia avec Danton et Camille Desmoulins et occupa des fonctions politiques. Par la suite, il fonda le journal "L'Independant" qui devint "Le Constitutionnel". Bel exemplaire..

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        De Evangelische Jesaia, ofte des zelfs Voorname Evangelische Prophetien. In haar samenhang, eige inhoud, oogwit, vervulling, en nuttig gebruik vertoond.

      Rotterdam, Reinier van Doesburg 1721/1718/1721/1718. 4 delen, (titelprent, 10) 888 (18), (6) 1018 (25), (4) 1022 (21), (8) 1062 (71) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, 4° (banden plaatselijk netjes gerestaureerd).

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