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        Opuscula Theologico-Moralia Ad usum Tyronum elucubrata, Et in Quotidianis Praelectionibus A. P. Dominico Viva Societatis Jesu Sacrae Theologiae Professore Suis Auditoribus Tradita In Palaestra Collegii Neapolitani eiusdem Societatis, Cupientibus, atque instantibus Theologiae Candidatis In Lucem Publicam Edita, Atque ab Auctore Dicata Eminentissimo, ac Reverendissimo Principi Francisco Sabinensi Episcopo S. R. E. Cardinali Pignatello Archiepiscopo Neapolitano

      Patavii (Padova): Apud Joannem Manfrè. 1721. First Edition. Hardcover. Four parts in one. [16], 107, [6]pp index; [4], 121, [9]pp index; [4], 149, [10]pp index; [4], 101, [7], [43]pp + corrigenda. Half vellum and patterned paper over boards, spine lettered in gold, marbled edges. Light scattered foxing throughout, tiny worm hole to the margin of some of the leaves, some faint stains to the edges, margins trimmed, some old tears restored. A very good copy. ; Quarto .

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        A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature.

      Endeavouring to set forth the several Gradations Remarkable in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Parts of the Creation. Tending to the Composition of a Scale of Life. To which is added, An Account of the State of Gardening, as it is now in Great Britain ... London, W. Mears, 1721. 4to. pp. (12), 194, (2), with 28 (1 folded) handcoloured engraved plates. Recent green half calf, gilt ornamented spine with red gilt lettered label, marbled sides. B.M.(N.H.) I, 220. Richard Bradley was elected fellow of the Royal Society of London on 1 December 1720 and in 1724 was appointed to the chair of botany at Cambridge University. "Bradley was a prolific science writer ... His style was clear and readable and his reputation immense. Bradley's main scientific contributions were his studies on the movement of sap and on the sexual reproduction of plants" (D.S.B. II, p. 390). The present work is beautifully illustrated and deals for the larger part with zoological matter. Quite a number of reptiles and amphibians are shown such as: a turtle, rattle-snake, a West Indian serpent, a lizard, a camelian, a flying lizard from Ambon, frogs, the common English toad and the Surinam frog. Small owners stamp and signature on title.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Les Souverains Du Monde . Vol I, II, III, IV

      Aux dépens De La Compagnie 1721 - 451, 652, 456, 352 pp. Illustré de 186 planches armoriales dans et hors texte. Vol II est daté 1721, les autres 1722. Traduction de " Die heutigen christlichen Souverainen von Europa" . Complet avec le volume IV , qui manque parfois, et qui traite surtout les maisons royales européennes, incl. le Japon, Chine, Turquie et Afrique. Ref: Barbier, IV-556 ; STCN . Cp. Conlon 18:349; BL London . BN Paris. 4 vols volumes. Reliure plein veau moucheté, dos orné de fleurons encadrées , de titres et tomaisons doré. Ornementation différent sur vol. II.

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        Opera omnia, Medico-Practica et Anatomica. Editio secunda Veneta post Gallicam octavam.

      - Venice, Bonifacio Viezzeri, 1721, (3), 560, Holzschnitte, 3 Kupferstichtafeln, Pergamenteinband der Zeit; frisches Exemplar. "Let the young know that they will never find a more interesting, more instructive book than the patient himself" Baglivi - - A Collected Works of a Most Celebrated Italian Physician! - Second Venice Edition of the main works by Giorgio Baglivi (Dubrovnik 1668-1707 Rome) who echoed Sydenham's call for the practice to be reformed on the bedrock of careful and repeated bedside observations and disease patterns. Together with Boerhave, Baglivi stood in awe of Newton, and much of their physiological work was cast within mechanical framework of medical Newtonianism, although Baglivi insisted that theoretical presuppositions should put be aside when the doctor appears at the patient's bedside. The present work was first published at Lyon and reedited up to the 19th century. - Baglivi, who died prematurely at the height of his career, was a pupil and assistant of Malpighi. He held a chair of medical theory at the Collegio della Sapienza in Rome, and was a physician to the Pope. - - Baglivi was a leader in the Iatrophysical school, he originated the so-called "Solidar pathology" and devoted much time to experimental physiology. Baglivi was a strong advocate of specialism. His collected works contains his classic works including the study which differentiate between smooth and striated muscles and includes his tracts on the tarantula and the earthquake of 1703. - - - Hirsch-H. I, p.228; Garrison & Morton No. 68; DSB I, pp.391-392; This Edition not in Blake, Osler, Eimas, Wellcome, etc. - - Giorgio Baglivi bahnt den Weg zur Iatromorphologie über die Pathologie der Solida - GIORGIO BAGLIVI (1668-1707) aus Ragusa, ein hochbegabter, früh verstorbener Arzt, hat in seinem kurzen Leben zwei gewichtige Werke geschrieben, die sich in Ihrem Geiste sehr unterscheiden. In seinem ersten Werk ,De praxi medica' 1696 ist BAGLIVI betonter Vertreter einer geometrisch-mathematischen Iatromechanik eines BORELLI, BELLINI usw. In seinem späterem 'Specimen quatuor librorum de fibra motrice et morbosa" (1702) entwickelt er, auf Präparation und Experiment fußend, eine Faserlehre zur Erklärung von Physiologie und Pathologie mit Bemerkungen zur Therapie. Diese Theorien und seine wiederholten Hinweise auf die Rolle der Solida für das Krankheitsgeschehen haben ihm die Ruf verschafft, der Begründer der solidaren Krankheutstheorie (oder der Solidarpathologie ) gegenüber der alten Humoralpathologie zu sein. Das ist zwar richtig, aber die Hochschätzung der Solida ist noch keine Morphologie, und keinesfalls kommt Baglivi eine entscheidende Rolle für den Sieg des morphologischen Gedankens zu, obgleich auch er 1696 die Sektion empfiehlt. In der 'Praxis Medica' von 1696 betont er aber noch sehr den Wert von Mathematik, Mechanik, Hydraulik und verlangt die Berücksichtigung von Zahl, Gewicht und Maß. Mit ihren Argumenten stützen sich die Anatomen und Mechaniker in der Medizin hinsichtlich der Behandlung der Krankheiten, aber ihm scheinen Theorie und Praxis verschiedene Quellen zu brauchen, denn die Praxis zieht ganz aus den Erfahrungen am Krankenbett ihre Kenntnisse. "Wer aber seine Praxis am Krankenbett nach den Regeln der wechselnden Theorien richten will, den erwartet bei der Krankenbehandlung wenig Glück. Aber immerhin meint BAGLIVI: Seitdem "die Ärzte mit Hilfe geometrisch-mechanischer Prinzipien und darüber hinaus durch physikalisch-mechanische und chemische Experimente die Struktur des lebenden Körpers und seine Wirkungsweisen zu untersuchen begannen, entdeckten sie nicht nur unzählige, früheren Jahrhunderten unbekannte Dinge, sondern sie erkannten auch, daß tatsächlich der menschliche Körper hinsichtlich seiner natürlichen Verrichtungen nichts anderes sei als ein Komplex chemisch-mechanischer Bewegungen, die von rein mathematischen Prinzipien abhängen". . . . "Deshalb sind die bewegten Säfte zwar nicht unwichtig, aber wir . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Map of America from the latest observations

      1721 - John Senex (c.1678-1740) “A New Map of America from the latest observations” London: 1721 Copperplate engraving with outline color 30.25" x 33.25" framed John Senex was a prominent surveyor, engraver, bookseller and publisher of maps, atlases and globes in London. Senex set up his own business by 1702, was the official Geographer to Queen Anne, and was elected to the Royal Society in 1728. This is one of few English maps of the Americas to show the cartographic myth of California as an Island.

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        A Map of Hungary and Countries adjacent

      London 1721 - Engraving with original line hand-color. Sheet size: 21 x 24 1/4". Inventory#: p1258pmat.

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        SEÑOR. EL ARÇOBISPO Y CABILDO. Y EL ESTADO ECLESIASTICO. DIZEN, QUE TENIENDO LA CIUDAD DE ZARAGOZA, EN FUERÇA DE SU ECONOMICO GOVIERNO, CARNICERIAS PUBLICAS.

      S.l.n.a. (Zaragoza, c. 1721 - ). 30 cm. 34 pág. (sign. A-H2, I). Texto con apostillas marginales. Nota manuscrita al final que relaciona la autoría con la figura de Miguel Domingo y Coloma, canónigo doctoral de la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de Zaragoza, que fecha el texto en 1721. El CCPB (710757-9) menciona un único ejemplar. [Junto con:] Bulla pontificia y cedulas reales confirmatorias de la concordia de el clero cesaraugustano, con la ciudad, SOBRE LAS CARNICERIAS, NEVERIAS, Y TEXARES. Imp. Hdos. de Manuel Román. Zaragoza, 1724. 78 pág. (sign. [], A-T2, V1). Orla tipográfica en portada. Contiene la bula de confirmación, en latín, entre las pág. 35 y 69, así como la conformidad de la Real Cédula entre las pág. 73 y 78. Cerco de antigua humedad en margen superior de varias hojas, sin afectar al texto. CCPB 401275-5 y 347718-5. Dos docs. enc. en un vol. en pergamino reciente, cierres. * Interesantes documentos relativos a la legislación sobre carnes y carnicerías en Zaragoza en el primer tercio del siglo XVIII. En el primer documento, el cabildo de Nuestra Señora del Pilar pretende tomar a su cargo la administración o el arriendo del abasto, mientras que en el segundo queda recogido el acuerdo del clero con la ciudad sobre el tema. carnicerías, zaragoza, carnes, legislación, siglo XVIII Indústria, comerç i negocis Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español

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        Traité de la peste recueilli, des meilleurs auteurs anciens & modernes. Et enrichi des remarques & observations theoriques & pratiques.

      chez Philippe Planche., Genève, 1721 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Genève, chez Philippe Planche. 1721. 15,3x9,5 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, 3 Bl., 320 S.; 2 Bl., S. 321-560,13 Bl. Lederband der Zeit mit Rücken-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Blake 285. - Nicht bei Waller. - Erste Ausgabe der späten Arbeit über die Pest, die jedoch den Vorteil hat, dass Manget (1652-1742) als einer der belesensten Mediziner seiner Zeit, das gesamte Wissen über Herkunft, Entstehung und Behandlung der Pest ausbreitet. Das Frontispiz zeigt eine Pesttracht, wie sie Ärzte in Frankreich im 17. Jahrhundert als Sicherheitsmassnahme tragen mussten. Ein Abbild der modernen Hochsicherheitsanzüge, wie sie heute im Umgang mit gefährlichen Stoffen getragen werden. - Rücken an der Stehkante kleinem Abriss (ca. 1,5x0,5 cm) und im Gelenk etwas eingerissen. Kleiner und schwächer werdener Wasserrand im 1. Teil. Sprache: Französisch Lederband der Zeit mit Rücken-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Large cameo mezzotint portrait engraved by J. Smith after painting by Geoffrey Kneller (1704).

      London 1721 - 36 x 26cm.

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        Nothwendigkeit und Möglichkeit des thätigen Christenthums, in einem Jahrgang über die Sonntägliche Evangelia In Franckfurt am Mayn im Jahr 1677, gehaltener Predigten gezeiget. Zusamt einfältiger Erklärung Der drey vortreflichen Epistel des Hocherleuchteten Apostels Pauli an die Römer und Corinthier, so in den Eingängen der Predigten von demselben abgehandelt worden. Nun zum drittenmahl gedruckt. 1. Band (von 2).

      Verlegt von Joh. David Zunners sel. Erben und Joh. Adam Jung,, Frankfurt am Main, 1721 - Frankfurt am Main, Verlegt von Joh. David Zunners sel. Erben und Joh. Adam Jung, 1721. 8°. 22 cm. Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 11 Blatt, 960 Seiten, 6 Blatt Register. Halblederband der Zeit. Einband berieben, bestoßen, Vorsätze und Innendeckel fleckig, Marginalien in Blei. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The prevailing Candidate, or the Election carried by Bribery and the Devil

      London i.e. 1722 1721 - Broadside, small 4to., engraved, minor light foxing, printed one side as issued. A rare Satire on the Parliamentary Elections held in the Spring of 1722. Parliament had been prorogued on the 7th March and subsequently dissolved. Elections were then held towards the end of March and in some Constituencies into April. The satire also looks at the work of the previous Parliament which had passed the "Septennial Act" which extended Parliamentary sessions to seven years, and also the "South Sea Act" BM 1717 very rare

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        JOURNAL D'UN VOYAGE (Robert Challe 1721)

      1721 - Materia: Libro antiguo de viajes por Asia principalmente lanavegación hasta ellas, sus costumbres y su politica. Publicación: A Rouen, Chez Batiste Machuel, 1721. Descripción fisica: 3 vols. 8º menor (17 cm.) Vol I: 4 h., 1 grabado plegado con el diseño de una brujula., 410 p. Vol II: Portada 388 p. Vol III: Portada 410 p. Conservación: Buena, encuadernación algo rozada y perdida de dos tejuelos. En general papel muy limpio aunque algunas pocas hojas con ligeros tonos de oxidación. Notas: Robert Challe (París, 1659 - Chartres, 1721) fue un escritor francés, considerado como uno de los más notables de fines del siglo XVII y principios del XVIII. Entre sus obras figuran Dificultades sobre la religión, que sus contemporáneos atribueron al joven Voltaire; la célebre novela Las ilustres francesas, un Diario de viaje a las Indias orientales, unas Memorias interrumpidas en 1716, y una Continuación de la Historia del admirable Don Quijote de la Mancha de Filleau de Saint-Martin. EBS1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Love of Fame, The Universal passion. In Seven Characteristical Satires . . . The Second Edition, Corrected and Alter'd. [Bound with:] Epistles, Odes, &c. Written Upon Several Subjects . . . To Which is Prefixed a Dissertation Concerning the Perfection of the English Language, the State of Poetry, &c by [Leonard] Welsted. London: Printed for J. Walthoe and J. Peele, 1724

      Printed for J. Tonson. Second edition, preceded by the first edition that was issued in seven parts, 1721-1728. First edition of the Welsted.. Small tape repair (now browned) on the final leaf [page 175-176, M8] of the Young; edges somewhat rubbed, but a very good copy. NCBEL II, 494; Foxon Y-169; Rothschild 2612. Foxon, page 877 (Welsted). 2 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary paneled calf, brown leather label, gilt lettering. This first collected edition has a new preface by Young and numerous revisions.

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        PASQUIN'S WINDKAART OP DE WINDNEGOTIE VAN'T IAAR 1720

      [Amsterdam: Nullenstein Lautje van Schotten, ca. 1721].. Fifty-two cards, plus title card and publisher's card, for a total of fifty-four cards. 2 x 3 1/2 inches each. 16mo. Each card backed on 19th- century heavy card. Bright and clean. Later ownership notation on verso of each card. Very good. In a morocco solander case. Second edition, after the first of the previous year. The first edition was issued with a title card reading: APRIL KAART OF KAART SPEL VAN MOMUS NAAR DE NIEUWSTE MODE. Cards in both editions consist of an allegorical image set above humorous couplets. While the images in each set are primarily the same, the couplets are entirely different. According to Hargrave, a booklet was also issued with these cards, but it is absent here. This ornamental set of playing cards in the French suit system (hearts, clubs, diamonds, spades) lampoons John Law's Mississippi Bubble scheme, the South Sea Company, and other parties engaged in the disastrous speculation. The publisher's card bears the image of a large cock, which also appeared on John Law's arms. "John Law's Mississippi Bubble scheme started about 1717, was at its height in 1719, and collapsed in 1720, so that Law fled from Paris. There are several allusions to the South Sea Company. On the three of spades, the three companies, the South Sea, the Mississippi, and the West Indian, sit side by side in a swing. On the four of spades, Madame la Petite [represented here as a black cat] is supposed to mean the wife of Thomas Knight, the cashier of the South Sea Company, who bought his shares in her name" - Hargrave. This series of cards can also be found as a plate in the HET GROOTE TAFEREEL DER DWAASHEID... (Amsterdam, 1720), the great Mississippi Bubble satirical plate book. Here the engraved area of the cards is slightly taller, which confirms the present set is from an entirely different engraving than that which appears in the book. This set is the second in a series of satirical Dutch playing cards. A set issued in 1719 made fun of a series of Papal scandals and was suppressed by the Catholic Church. A later set, done in 1740, satirized the various peoples of the world. An attractive series of playing cards, rooted in a great early American land scheme. Complete early 18th-century sets of playing cards are extremely rare. CARY COLLECTION, HOL 26. D. HOFFMAN 1973, pp.45, 47. MUSEUM WILLET HOLTHUSYEN 1976, p.73, no. 62. LADY SCHREIBER 1892, I:12. HARGRAVE, pp.163-65.

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        CURSUS PHILOSOPHICUS: iuxta miram Angelici praeceptoris doctrinam digestus et pro communi studentium utilitate tribus Tomis absolutus. Pars secunda. Continens octo libros physicorum

      Blasium à Villanova, 465 pp., Matriti - (Madrid) 1721 - Sin las tapas pero encuadernación firme, los cuadernillos están cosidos. (Covers are not present but binding is tight) === FILOSOFIA === 8vo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Disputationum Roberti Bellarmini Politiani, S. J. S. R. E. Cardinalis De Controversiis Christianae Fidei Adversus Hujus Temporis Haereticos ( 7 Volumes Bound in 4 ) Folio

      Joannem Malachinum, Venetiis 1721 - Folio books measure 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Seven volumes bound in four, collation, 471,659,771, 638,582,602,688pp, engraved frontis to volume one. Bound in full calf, raised bands, gilt lettering and centre stamp, full coloured edges. All volumes have been rebacked, retaining original boards, boards scuffed in places. All binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, occasional dust marking. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice well bound early work.A70 Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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        Vorläuffig - doch gründlicher Bericht vom Adel in Teutschland/ Was es in ältern Zeiten mit demselben für eine Bewandnuß gehabt, und gegenwärtig noch habe ... Sammt eine Deduction von des Hohen Reichs- Grafen und Herren-Standes Würde und Berechtsamen: Durch Veranlassung einiger bißhero in Druck publicirten Tractaten, sonderlich des so genannten Grafen- und Ritter-Saals/ verfasset.

      Frankfurt/Main, Stock 1721;. EA; kl.-4°; (2) 368 (40) S. mit 5 Kupfertafeln; Pgt d. Zt. (geringe Gebrauchsspuren, gutes Exemplar); EA;. Sehr seltene anonym erschienene Abhandlung über den Adel in Deutschland und seine Geschichte.

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        An Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope

      Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell. First edition.. Very nice copy.. NCBEL II, 1721; Cox vol. I, page 304; Lowndes 2107. 4to, contemporary calf neatly rebacked, gilt rules and lettering. Two large folding maps. Half-title present. An interesting history of ancient India and its relations with the world of the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians.

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        A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature

      London: W. Mears, 1721. - 4to., (11 x 8 6/8 inches). Title-page printed in red and black. 8-page list of subscribers. 28 fine hand-colored engraved plates, one double-page, wood engraved head and tail-pieces. Contemporary speckled paneled calf (rebacked to style, extremities a bit worn). Provenance: With the contemporary ownership inscription of John Tasburgh (possibly the last Tasburgh of Flixton Hall in Suffolk) on the title-page and a shelf-mark on the front free paste-down. "Plants and Super-Plants" First edition. Bradley was a respected botanist whose early ecological ideas, on the balance of nature and biological productivity, added to his reputation. Chapters include subjects as diverse as the "Appearances in Earths and Mineral Bodies", "Corall, Coraline, Truffle, Fungus, Sponge, and such Bodies as possess the first degree of Vegetative Life", "Plants and Super-Plants", and "An account of such lands in England as are stiled Barren; with some remarks for their Improvement, and some Remarks relating to Fish-Ponds". Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Christopher Wren are listed as subscribers. Pritzel 1077. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Natural and Medicinal History of Worms Bred in the Bodies of Men and Other Animals etc.

      London; Printed for J Wilcox. 1721. - 1st English language edition. 7.5" x 5". [22] + 436pp + 3 foldg plates. Blind stamp of previous owner on ffep. New, mid brown, calf spine on original panelled calf boards. Browning to page edges. Very good hardback. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Franco-Gallia : or, An account of the ancient free state of France, and most other parts of Europe, before the loss of their liberties / written originally in Latin by the famous civilian Francis Hotoman, in the year 1574 . . .

      London : E. Valentine 1721 - Physical desc. : [6], xxxvi, [6], 10, vi, 148 p. ; 21cm. Notes: Translated by Robert Molesworth. Subject: Constitutional history - France. France - Politics and government. Book has historiated initials to several leaves. Very good copy in the original full aniline calf with gilt borders to front and rear panels. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-backed with a contrasting, gilt-blocked Morocco label. Raised bands with gilt cross bands. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Book has marginal scattered foxing and light staining. 1 Kg. 148 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia episcopatus Silvaeducensis, continens episcoporum et vicariorum generalium seriem et capitulorum abbatiarum, et monasteriorum fundationes (.).

      Franciscus Foppens, Brussels 1721 - Eerste uitgave van de geestelijke geschiedenis van het diocees 's Hertogenbosch en de kerken, abdijen en kloosters. Geillustreerde met een gegraveerd frontespice van J. Harrewijn, 3 vouwprenten: stadsplan van 's Hertogenbosch, de Sint Janskathedraal, en een zicht op de abdij van Tongerloo. Negentien houtsneden met wapenschilden van bisschoppen en abdijen. Houtgesneden titelvignet. Prijsblad gedateerd Geraardsbergen 31 August 1762. First edition of the ecclesiastical history of the 's Hertogenbosch diocese and its capitular churches, abbeys and monasteries. Illustrated with an engr. front. by J. Harrewijn, 3 folding plates : cityplan of 's Hertogenbosch, view of St John's cathedral and a view of Tongerlo abbey. 19 woodcut arms of bishops and abbeys. Woodcut title-vign. With prize-leaf dated Geraardsbergen 31 August 1762. Ref. de le Court 558. Opac KBR (3). BN Paris (2), Univ Tilburg, Brabant collection. [12 incl. front.]-233-[6]-pp. 234-333-[7] pp. (enkele kleine vlekken, frontisp. komt los). 1 volumes. Schaapslederen band uit de tijd, licht geschaafd, vergulde ornamenten op de rug, 4 nerven.

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        A Philosophical Treatise on 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 plant, and for fertilizing the most stubborn soils . Translated from the High-Dutch, with remarks . The whole revised and compared with the original, together with a preface, confirming this new method, by Richard Bradley

      printed for P. Vaillant . and W. Mears and F. Clay, London 1721 - Contemporary speckled calf, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in the second, the others with repeat decoration in gilt (joints split, corners neatly repaired) First edition in English, with notes by Richard Bradley, of the "first treatise on cuttings and graftings" (Hunt). In 1715-16, Agricola, a German doctor who practiced in his native city of Ratisbon, published some details of his important new method of propagating plants. "This consisted in grafting twigs and boughs to pieces of the same tree, using a plaster containing turpentine and pitch, mixed by means of heat, which he termed vegetable mummy. He also said that if 'vegetable mummy' were used to seal the open end of a cut bud, twig, or leaf, this would produce a root and develop into a new plant or tree. He thus claimed to be able to propagate as many new plants as a plant had twigs or even buds and leaves" (Henrey). Agricola subsequently published a book, in two parts, on the same subject "Here Agricola gives a detailed description of his method and its practical possibilities . This work proved extremely popular and was translated into French, English, and Dutch. The French translation was probably by Antoine Augustin Bruzen de la Martinière, and it was translated from this French version into English. Bradley Bibliography III, p.152; Henrey II, pp.443-446 & III, 41; Hunt II, 452. (11 1/16 x 9 inches). Title printed in red and black. 22 engraved plates (13 double-page). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Delineating the Borders of Orange and Ulster Counties in New York (1721)

      A contemporary, probably retained copy of a three-page holographic letter dated October 1721 written by Isaac Bobin, private secretary to the Honorable George Clarke, who was the Secretary for the Province of New York from 1718 to 1730. The two 8.25" x 12.75" leaves were formerly horizontally folded in quarters and are fragile at the folds, with some general toning, minor splitting at a few of the folds, and a bit of chipping to the extremities, not affecting the content of the letter.The letter roughly delineates the boundary line between Orange and Ulster counties in the province of New York by an Act of the Assembly of the Province. In the top right corner of the document is written "duplicate" and on the bottom of the page is written "Justice of Ulster County," presumably making this period copy of the letter the one delivered to the officials in Ulster. The first leaf contains a watermark, which appears to be a Royal crest of some sort, and the second leaf contains a watermark with the initials HBM. Both leaves also bear an embossed seal impression. In the letter, Bobin reports that the division line between the two counties will run from the mouth of Murderers Creek westward and into the woods as far as the Delaware River. Owing to the continuing ambiguity of the division and the increasing number of settlers to the region, Bobin reports that Secretary Clarke asks that five or more leaders from Ulster meet on November 20 at the Court House of the County of Ulster to decide who will meet with their counterpart from Orange County and other interested parties at the city of New York the last Tuesday in March to finalize the boundaries of the two counties. This letter is not included in Letters of Isaac Bobin, Esq. (published by J. Munsell, Albany, New York, 1872). .

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        Il primo libro delle Opere Burlesche di M. Francesco Berni, di M. Gio. Del Casa, del Varchi, del Mauro, del Bino, del Molza, del Dolce e del Firenzuola. Il secondo libro delle Opere Burlesche di M. Francesco Berni, del Molza, di M. Bino, di M. Ludovico Martelli, di Mattio Franzesi, d P. Aretino, e d’altri autori. Con aggiunta in fine del Simposio dl Magnifico Lorenzo de’ Medici. Londra (ma Napoli) per Giovanni Pickard, 1721 e 1724.

      - 2 voll. in 8, [mm. 206 x 126], pp. (28) – 549 – (9), con ritratto del Berni all’antiporta; (8) – 494 ed altre 8 pp numerate erroneamente da 465-a 472 – (6). Frontespizi con vignetta con Apollo sul carro sui segni dello zodiaco, ripetuto anche all’inizio del Simposio. Capilettera ornati e finalini incisi in legno. Al frontespizio del II tomo tracce di una vignetta evidentemente da un altro foglio ancora fresco di stampa appoggiato su questo.In mezza pelle con dorso a 5 scomparti divisi da coppie di linee che affiancano un motivo ondulato al primo tomo e linee con terminazioni vegetali al secondo. Scomparti decorati con motivi vegetali. Tassello con autore e titolo applicato al primo tomo, perso al secondo. Piatti in carta marmorizzata con diversi strappi. Esemplare su carta ossidata, in barbe, a margini bianchi molto ampi che presenta il secondo tomo con lavori di tarlo al centro delle carte per gran parte del testo e che interessano il bordo superiore solo per una trentina di pagine. Piccolissimo lavoro di tarlo al margine superiore bianco delle pagine da 405 a 440 del I tomo. Antiporta e frontespizio del I volume imbraghettati con nastro adesivo da lucido. Mal legate le carte iniziali con la prefazioni che intervalla la vita del Berni. Il secondo tomo, con legatura staccata, presenta i camminamenti di tarlo integrati con carta che tuttavia tende a staccarsi; pressoché slegato, bisognoso di braghettature all’unione dei fogli. Francesco Berni nacque a Lamporecchio presso Pistoia nel 1497, figlio di un notaio, ebbe la prima educazione in Firenze e poi andò a Roma presso il Cardinal Bibbiena di cui era parente. Costretto a partire da Roma dopo la morte del cardinale nel 1520 e per aver scritto satire contro il futuro Papa Adriano VI tornò a Firenze, dove fu al servizio del cardinale Ippolito de’ Medici e morì, forse coinvolto in una congiura nel 1535.Fu il maggiore esponente della poesia burlesca dei Seicento, un genere scherzoso satirico e salace che ebbe una sua fioritura e che da lui prese anche il nome di poesia bernesca continuando anche nei secoli successivi. L’edizione, che venne curata da Paolo Rolli con annotazioni di Anton Maria Salvini, il cui nome compare anagrammato nella forma di Antinoo Nivalsi nella prefazione, inizia con la vita che egli stesso scrisse nel suo Orlando Innamorato, rifatto su quello del Boiardo ed in cui lascia anche una sua descrzione fisica. Di persona era grande magro e schietto / Lunghe e sottil le Gambe forte aveva / E’l Naso grande, e il Viso largo, e stretto / Lo spazio che le Ciglia divideva; Concavo l’Occhio aveva azurro e netto, / La Barba folta quasi’l nascondeva. Segue poi una parte sulle edizioni delle opere del Berni a partire dalla prima del 1538, quella curata dal Lasca del 1548, e che qui è ristampata. Nella prefazione si annuncia anche l’intenzione di stampare un secondo volume che comprende tutte le opere del Berni trovate in altri autori. Oltre a quelli indicati nei titoli, sono riportati sonetti del Coppetta, di Strascino da Siena, Andrea Lori, Luca Martini, Francesco Baldelli, dl Bronzino, Valerio Buongioco, Luca Valoriani, del’Anguillara, Lodovico Domenichi. Il Simposio di Lorenzo de’Medici conclude il volume. Edizione che il Gamba (160) dice di qualche pregio e che, come quella in tre volumi sempre con Londra come finto luogo di stampa, del 1723, ricopia l’edizione fiorentina del Giunta del 1548, come si legge anche in fine del primo volume. Tre copie censite in SBN presso le biblioteche Nazionali di Firenze e Torino e presso la Biblioteca Trivulziana di Milano. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Camino Real de la Cruz, que compuso en latín el P. D. . Monge de la Religión de S. Benito / y traducido en castellano por el M. R. P. Mro. Fray Martín de Herze, Predicador General de la Religion de San Benito de la Congregación de Valladolid; ilustrado co treinta y siete hermosas Laminas

      - Con Licencia. En Valladolid: Por Juan Godinez, Impresor, [s.a., pero 1721].- 16 h., 266 p., 3 h.: ilustrado con 37 bonitas láminas xilográficas; 4º menor (21 cm.); Plena piel época, lomera lisa, tejuelo y bandas doradas.- La encuadernación con signos de fatiga como rozaduras y una pequeña falta en la esquina superior externa del plano anterior. Aunque ha sido restaurado. El interior en muy buen estado, tan solo tiene una muy tenue marca de humedad en el primer tercio del libro que va disminuyendo.- El autor nació en Utrech en 1588 y murió en 1648. La primera edición de esta obra es en latín, impresa en "Antuerpiae: Moretus, 1635. Corren ejemplares de Valladolid, Godinez, sin fecha, 4º, 16 h. 358 p., 37 lams." PALAU Nº. 111987. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Camino Real de la Cruz. Traducido en castellano por Fray Martín de Herze, Predicador General de la Religión de San Benito de la Congregación de Valladolid.

      Valladolid, por Juan Godínez Impressor, s.a. (1721). - 4to.; 16 hs., 266 pp., 3 hs., más 37 láminas con emblemas, grabados en madera por J. Tauló en Barcelona, en el año 1700, según consta al pié del primer emblema. Encuadernación en media piel, del siglo diecinueve. Primera traducción al castellano de un célebre libro de emblemas religiosos, a la que van añadidas algunas composiciones poéticas del traductor Fray Martín de Herze.

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former editions, and many valuable MSS. Out of which, Three Tales are added which were never before Printed.

      Bernard Lintot, London 1721 - Edition : First edition., recent ½ calf with marbled boards, spine with 7 compartmets of raised bands, red morocco lable on two, green morocco lable on three. All edges tinted red. Endpapers renewed., This is a rare large paper copy.First edition of what is disputed to be either the best or the worst of early modern Chaucer scholarship. This book marks the last in a 200 year tradition of printing folio editions of Chaucer, and the first in the tradition of printing Chaucer in roman type rather than in blackletter. Due to Urry?s access to manuscripts (unavailable for over a century), his systematic consultation with a network of aristocrats and educated gentry, and his detailed descriptions of manuscript sources, critics have generally kept him in the notes of many current editions., Size : Folio, Contains frontis portrait of John Urry and also portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer, title page contains a vignette of Chaucer?s tomb, many engraved illustrations, elaborate head and tail pieces, and elaborate initials. , References : Bateson I 208; Graesse II 127; Maggs Bros Dec 1929 383, P. frontis, title, blank (2), portrait, (32), preface (13), contents (2), (3), 1-626, 1-81, eratta. A handsome tall copy in excellent condition, crisp and clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A DEFENCE OF THE NEW-ENGLAND CHARTERS.

      London: Printed by W. Wilkins., . 1721 - 80pp. Woodcut decorations and letters. 12mo. Modern red morocco, spine gilt. Title- leaf and following two leaves dampstained, light scattered foxing, but still a very good copy. This copy bears the contemporary ownership signature of Stephen Sewall on the titlepage. Sewall was clerk of the Salem witchcraft trial court and his brother, Chief Justice Samuel Sewall, sat at the Salem witchcraft trials. First edition of this "notable contribution to colonial political thought, voicing the theory that, by reason of their contractual nature, these charters could not now, after the colonists had fulfilled their obligation by redeeming the wilderness, be abrogated and government restored to the Crown" (Howes). This and later editions of 1745 and 1765 no doubt provided fuel for the fire then well kindled. HOWES D554, "b." SABIN 21197. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 721/63. COHEN 6521 (Boston ed).

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        CARTE MARINE DE LA MER CASPIENE

      Paris., c.1721. levee Suivant les ordres de S.M. CZARIENE Par Mr Carl Vanverden en 1719, 1720, 1721 & COSTE DE PERSE SUR LA MER CASPIENE ET PARTIE DE CELLES DE TARTARIE (pair) Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Overall both maps in very good condition - 2nd map has ink offsetting in upper margin and both maps have minor off-setting on image. Lower corner margins slight dark patches. Size: 62.7 x 44.5 cm. Delisle was an important French cartographer of the early 18th century. He held the position of First Royal Geographer to the King. Two interesting and richly detailed marine maps showing the Caspian sea with all it's tributary rivers and surrounding lands. The first is a map of the northern part of the Caspian Sea with three insets. One the mouth of the river Koura; another of the Rade D'Abscharon and the other of the Golf of Baka. A note in a decorative cartouche upper right explains the scales and distances. The second map shows the southern part of the Caspian Sea with six important insets of the mouths of the rivers Astara; Sebdoura and Kroudosel and the Golf of Sinsilen and the Golf of Astrabat and the final insert is a scale. Atlas de Geographie.

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        A Draft of the Golden & Adjacent Islands with part of y Isthmus of Darien as it was taken by Capt Ienefer. / A New Map of y Isthmus Darien in America, The Bay of Panama, the Gulph of Callona or St Michael with its Islands and countries adjacent.

      London 1721 - The map depicts the Scottish settlement of New Edinburgh along the Isthmus of Darien in Central America. From "A New General Atlas of the World", by Senex., Size : 595x485 (mm), 23.375x19.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA

      1721. Very Good. RUYSCH, Frederik. OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA. Huc usque edita. Quorum Elenchus pagina sequenti exhibetur. Cum figuris aeneis. Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1721 [i.e. c. 1733]. 4 quarto volumes. Engraved title-page and portrait, 9 text illustrations, + 135 sheets of engraved illustrations. (The illustrations of jars and tableaux of skeletons in the Thesaurus anatomicus by Cornelius Huyberts are worthy of special note for their surreal combination of flowers, fishes, reptiles, seashells and delicate body parts.) This is a four-volume collection of separately published works by Ruysch or of works addressed to him by others; it also includes a life of Ruysch by J. F. Schreiber, a four-page table of contents (which lists only a portion of the works that comprise this set), and an index, dated 1725. The forty-four component works, in varying editions, were all printed by Jansson & Waesberge at Amsterdam from 1720-1733; each has a separate title-page and pagination. It represents a large portion of Ruysch's medical and scientific writings; and like almost every other copy of Opera Omnia, it varies in composition and completeness. A complete and detailed list of the contents of this set is available upon request. The condition of the text leaves and illustrations is very good overall, showing only occasional toning, soiling, or foxing. All four volumes will need to be rebound. All boards are detached and some of the bookblocks are split. Frederik Ruysch (1638- 1731), a Dutch anatomist and botanist, was professor of anatomy at Leyden and Amsterdam. He is notable for his method of injecting vessels and for his mastery of anatomical preparations (- the preparation and preservation of specimens). Ruysch showed his preparations in a series of popular exhibitions in small rented houses in Amsterdam. His "cabinet" caught the eye of Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, who purchased it in 1717. Ruysch made a great number of discoveries in anatomy over the course of his long career; among them, the first description of bronchial blood vessels and vascular plexus of the heart, and the first description of the valves of the lymphatics. (DSB 12, pp. 39-41; Garrison and Morton, nos. 389 & 1099; Heirs to Hippocrates, pp. 219-223; Wellcome IV, pp. 596-601).

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        Les trois justaucorps, conte bleu, tiré de l'anglois du révérend Mr. Jonathan Swif, ministre de l'eglise anglicane, docteur en théologie & doïen la cathédrale de St. Patrice de Dublin. Avec les trois anneaux, nouvesse tirée de Bocace. + Recuil de pieces serieuses, comiques, et burlesque.

      1721 - Dublin, 1721. 8:o. (4),88 pp. Titlepage printed in red and black. + No place, 1721. 8:o. (2),172,283-92,(4) pp. Titlepage printed in red and black. Somewhat worn contemporary full calf with raised bands, faded red title label and red sprinkled edges. The skin dry and flaky, the spine faded, blotchy and with a nick in the upper part. An almost clean copy with some minor stains and losses of letters in the first work on pp. 84-86. From the library of Biby manor. Teerink Bibliography of Jonathan Swift 262 for the first work which is an adaption of Jonathan Swift's "Tale of a tub". It is quite doubtful that the place of printing would be Dublin; more likely it is the Hague. The irregular pagination in the last work is due to careless composing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera Tomes I et II

      Louvain 1721 - VAN ESPEN, Zeghert Bernhard. - Opera, quæcumque hactenus in lucem prodeunt omnia. Editio novissima ab ipso authore. auctior facta et emendata ac necessariis indicibus locupletata.-Lovanii (Louvain), 1721.- 2 volumes in-folio de (16) ff., 924 pp., (20) ff. pour le tome 1 ; (2) ff., 230 pp., (9) ff., 400 pp., (12) ff., 208 pp., (15) ff., 90 pp., (3) ff., 28 pp., (2) ff., 57-(1) pp., (1) f., 18 pp., (1) f., (1) f., 30 pp. pour le tome 2 ; veau havane granité, dos à nerfs richement ornés de motifs, fleurons et filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge. (Reliure de l'époque).bel ensemble en superbe état en dépit de quelques manques aux coiffes et aux coins; imprimé sur les pages de gardes: CELMENT Vol I, CLEMENT vol II; quelques annotations anciennes dans le texte; une page ancienne de notes manuscrites "contre van espen" accompagne l'ouvrage; Troisième édition ; d'après Du Pac de Bellegarde, cette édition aurait été imprimée, en réalité, à Rouen (cf. B.N.F.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Universal Etymological English Dictionary 2 Volumes!! 1721 and 1737 originals!

      London, 1721. First and Third editions. Hardcover. Good Condition/*. Size: Octavo (standard book size). .. Volume I First Edition 1721 . Volume II ,which is a supplementary volume to volume 1, was first published in 1727 and this copy is the third edition published in 1737. Both volumes rebound in recent (20th century) three quarter calf over marbled boards and printed in double columns . Vol I paper browned and foxed . Vol II paper browned but less so than vol. I ( please see images).......Both volumes are unpaginated...[Quotes from Wikipedia :- Bailey's An Universal Etymological English Dictionary, from its publication in 1721, became the most popular English dictionary of the 18th century, and went through nearly thirty editions.[ It was a successor to Kersey's A New English Dictionary (1702), and drew on it. ....... Samuel Johnson made an interleaved copy the foundation of his own Johnson's Dictionary] Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Language & Linguistics; 18th century; Inventory No: 16014..

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        The Orthodox Communicant,

      London: Engraven and sold by J. Sturt, sold by Joseph Hazard,, 1721. By way of Meditation On the Order for the Administration of the Lord's-Supper, or Holy Communion; According to the Liturgy of the Church of England. Small octavo (166 × 103 mm). Contemporary black morocco, spine compartments divided saltire-wise with a dotted gilt roll, gilt flower-head tools, gilt rules, sides ruled in gilt with a French fillet, corners gilt with scroll tools and a crown, similar tools forming gilt central ornaments, board-edges and turn-ins gilt with a decorative roll, comb-marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Bookseller's imprint on a pasted slip below the border of the engraved title. Engraved throughout, complete with engraved dedication leaf and subscribers list at end. A trifle rubbed at extremities, a fine copy. First edition thus, engraved throughout by the English engraver and calligrapher John Sturt (1658–1730), exhibiting his mastery of miniature work, with the engraved text illustrated with 82 engraved vignettes of scenes of the life of Christ, all within engraved decorative borders. The text and borders were separately imposed, so that copies do not always have the same border surrounding a particular page of text, and the leaves are not always bound in the same order. In this copy the dedication leaf is between pages IV and V. The imprint also varies: in this copy, the bookseller's imprint is added separately on a pasted slip.

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        The Orthodox Communicant, By way of Meditation On the Order for the Administration of the Lord's-Supper, or Holy Communion; According to the Liturgy of the Church of England.

      London: Engraven and sold by J. Sturt, sold by Joseph Hazard, 1721 - Small octavo (166 × 103 mm). Contemporary black morocco, spine compartments divided saltire-wise with a dotted gilt roll, gilt flower-head tools, gilt rules, sides ruled in gilt with a French fillet, corners gilt with scroll tools and a crown, similar tools forming gilt central ornaments, board-edges and turn-ins gilt with a decorative roll, comb-marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A trifle rubbed at extremities, a fine copy. Bookseller's imprint on a pasted slip below the border of the engraved title. Engraved throughout, complete with engraved dedication leaf and subscribers list at end. First edition thus, engraved throughout by the English engraver and calligrapher John Sturt (1658–1730), exhibiting his mastery of miniature work, with the engraved text illustrated with 82 engraved vignettes of scenes of the life of Christ, all within engraved decorative borders. The text and borders were separately imposed, so that copies do not always have the same border surrounding a particular page of text, and the leaves are not always bound in the same order. In this copy the dedication leaf is between pages IV and V. The imprint also varies: in this copy, the bookseller's imprint is added separately on a pasted slip. Rothschild 1988.

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        PASQUIN'S WINDKAART OP DE WINDNEGOTIE VAN'T IAAR 1720.

      [Amsterdam: Nullenstein Lautje van Schotten, ca. 1721]. - Fifty-two cards, plus title card and publisher's card, for a total of fifty-four cards. 2 x 3 1/2 inches each. 16mo. Each card backed on 19th- century heavy card. Bright and clean. Later ownership notation on verso of each card. Very good. In a morocco solander case. Second edition, after the first of the previous year. The first edition was issued with a title card reading: APRIL KAART OF KAART SPEL VAN MOMUS NAAR DE NIEUWSTE MODE. Cards in both editions consist of an allegorical image set above humorous couplets. While the images in each set are primarily the same, the couplets are entirely different. According to Hargrave, a booklet was also issued with these cards, but it is absent here. This ornamental set of playing cards in the French suit system (hearts, clubs, diamonds, spades) lampoons John Law's Mississippi Bubble scheme, the South Sea Company, and other parties engaged in the disastrous speculation. The publisher's card bears the image of a large cock, which also appeared on John Law's arms. "John Law's Mississippi Bubble scheme started about 1717, was at its height in 1719, and collapsed in 1720, so that Law fled from Paris. There are several allusions to the South Sea Company. On the three of spades, the three companies, the South Sea, the Mississippi, and the West Indian, sit side by side in a swing. On the four of spades, Madame la Petite [represented here as a black cat] is supposed to mean the wife of Thomas Knight, the cashier of the South Sea Company, who bought his shares in her name" - Hargrave. This series of cards can also be found as a plate in the HET GROOTE TAFEREEL DER DWAASHEID. (Amsterdam, 1720), the great Mississippi Bubble satirical plate book. Here the engraved area of the cards is slightly taller, which confirms the present set is from an entirely different engraving than that which appears in the book. This set is the second in a series of satirical Dutch playing cards. A set issued in 1719 made fun of a series of Papal scandals and was suppressed by the Catholic Church. A later set, done in 1740, satirized the various peoples of the world. An attractive series of playing cards, rooted in a great early American land scheme. Complete early 18th-century sets of playing cards are extremely rare. CARY COLLECTION, HOL 26. D. HOFFMAN 1973, pp.45, 47. MUSEUM WILLET HOLTHUSYEN 1976, p.73, no. 62. LADY SCHREIBER 1892, I:12. HARGRAVE, pp.163-65.

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        Traité des maladies des femmes grosses, et de celles qui sont accouchées.

      Par la Compagnie des Libraires,, A Paris, 1721 - Due volumi di cm. 25, pp. (12) 555 (25); (8) 572 (12) 86. Con molte figure nitidamente incise nel testo, anche a piena pagina. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. Con autonomo frontespizio le ultime 98 pagine del secondo volume presentano il testo: Derniéres Observations sur les maladies des femmes grosses et accouchées. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato, con poche tracce d'uso. Si tratta dell'edizione più completa della celebre opera di ostetricia di Mauriceau che raccoglie i suoi due lavori principali. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        STORIA FIORENTINA NELLA QUALE PRINCIPALMENTE SI CONTENGONO L' ULTIME REVOLUZIONI DELLA REPUBBLICA FIORENTINA,

      Appresso Pietro Martello In Colonia (ma Augusta?) 1721 Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle rigida con nervi passanti, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tassello. Tagli colorati.Frontespizio in rosso e nero con medaglioni centrali, antiporta figurata, il ritratto dell'autore ed un albero genealogico a doppia pagina. Bruniture classiche dovute al tipo di carta ma esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Stimata edizione originale di quest'opera che si distingue per l'eleganza e la nitidezza con la quale fu impressa. Si tratta della prima tiratura, con tutte le caratteristiche dell'esemplare perfetto come indicato dal Gamba. Moreni II, 428. Brunet V, 1087. Gamba 998. Lozzi 1949.

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        VOYAGE ET AVANTURES DE FRANCOIS LEGUAT Et de ses Compagnons, en deux isles desertes des Indes Orientales;

      Londres, David Mortier, 1721.. :avec la rélation des choses les plus remarquables qu' ils ont observées dans l'Isle Maurice, à Batavia, au cap de Bonne-Esperance, dans l'Isle St. Helene, & en d'autres endroits de leur route; le tout enrichi de cartes & de figures. 1721 (first published in London and Amsterdam in 1708), in 2 volumes, complete set, 8vo, approximately 160 x 90 mm, 6¼ x 3¾ inches, title pages printed red and black, Volume I: 21 engraved plates, 5 folding including 3 maps, plus a folding obituary for Isaac Boyer, pages: [2], xxiv, [4], 164; Volume II: 9 engraved plates, 2 folding, pages: [22], 180, 32, bound in contemporary full calf, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered red and brown morocco labels to spine, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Spines darkened, hinges slightly worn, upper hinge on Volume 1 just starting to crack, very slight insect damage to hinges on Volume II in the lowest compartment, tiny chip to leather on lower cover of Volume I, a few tiny scrapes to covers on both volumes, some dark spotting near fore-edge of upper cover of Volume I, ex library copy with large library bookplate on front pastedown in Volume I stating that the set had been presented by the wife of Colonel Samuel Barrett Miles whose signature is on the reverse of the front endpaper in each volume (see below), Volume I: oval blind library stamp to frontispiece, title page, first Preface page, a few text pages and all plates, pale brown damp staining up to page 17, restarting on page 93 and continuing intermittently but very faint; Volume II: library stamps as Volume I, pale brown damp staining to page 43 and then intermittently very faint, occasional very slight foxing. A good plus copy which collates exactly to copies in King's College, London and one in the University Library of Grenoble. The plates show several species of fish, plus whale, flying fish, birds, hippopotamus, crocodile, manatee, plants, a sail boat in a storm, a sea serpent, a large snake, rhinoceros, Hottentot man and woman, a monkey, a pineapple growing. From the library of Samuel Barrett Miles (1838 - 1914), a British Army officer who served as a diplomat in various Arabic-speaking countries, notably Oman, which he came to know better than any other European of the time. The notes that he made were published after his death as The Countries and Tribes of the Persian Gulf. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        De la Recherche de la vérité, où l’on traite de la nature de l’Esprit de l’homme, & de l’usage qu’il en doit faire pour éviter l’erreur dans les Sciences. Deux tomes en un volume. T1(11), 386pp, T2(5), 399pp (3). Reliure plein peau.

      Paris, Christophe David. 1721. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Laura Ovalles]
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        Lettere Scientifiche, ed Erudite.

      - Engraved port. of the author & an engraved vignette on title. Title printed in red & black. xxiv, 303 pp. Large 4to, cont. vellum over boards (minor worming at front & back). Florence: Tartini & Franchi, 1721. First edition of this posthumously issued collection of letters by this famous scientist who has the distinction "of having written the best scientific prose in Italian after that of Galileo; his descriptions of experiments in physics are written in colorful, almost dramatic, language."–D.S.B., IX, p. 3. Essays include those on light (addressed to Viviani), Galileo, the effects of snow, the comet of 1664, horticulture and the culture of vines, the sense of smell, circulation of blood, and languages. Magalotti (1637-1712), was one of the first ten members of the Accademia del Cimento and was its secretary. He studied with Viviani and attended lectures given by Malpighi and Borelli. Apart from the unimportant worming, a fine copy. Bookplate of S. Villani. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Lettere scientifiche, ed erudite.

      per i Tartini, e Franchi,, in Firenze, 1721 - In-4° (257x175mm), pp. XXIV, 303, legatura coeva p. pergamena con titolo manoscritto in antico al dorso. Tagli rossi a spruzzo. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero. Testatine, capilettera e finaletti istoriati incisi su rame. A fronte della p. 1, ritratto del Magalotti entro cornice finemente inciso su rame da Franceschini su invenzione di Ferretti. Etichetta di libreria antiquaria. Qualche alone di lieve entità. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione, postuma, curata da Tommaso Buonaventuri, di fondamentale raccolta di saggi magalottiani svolti in forma di lettere ad altri illustri scienziati o personaggi del tempo come il Viviani, il Rucellai e il Quirini. Riccardi II, 63, 2, note. Parenti, Prime edizioni, 325. Gamba, 1978, note. Graesse IV, 335. Fusi, p. 119 e 121. Moreni, II, 9. Razzolini / Bacchi della ega, 214. Carli-Favaro, 434. Olschki, Choix, 7265. [Attributes: First Edition]

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