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        A DEFENCE OF THE NEW-ENGLAND CHARTERS

      London: Printed by W. Wilkins, Reprinted at Boston: in N.E. by S. Kneeland, for S. Gerrish and D. Henchman, 1721.. [4],44pp. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards. Waterstained; title- leaf reinforced on outer margin. Contemporary ownership signature of George Breck on title. Good. First American 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). Dummer was a colonial agent for Massachusetts and Connecticut. This and later American editions of 1745 and 1765 no doubt provided fuel for the fire then well kindled. EVANS 2216. NAIP w037897. HOWES D554, "aa." SABIN 21197. COHEN 6521.

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        Athenae 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 [...] The Second Edition, very much Corrected and Enlarged; with the Addition of above 500 new Lives from the Author’s Original Manuscript

      Printed for R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, and J. Tonson , 1721. 2 vols, folio. pp. [xiv] cols. 742 p. [i] cols. 286 pp. [i] [viii]; pp. [vi] cols. 1186 p. [i] cols. 238 pp. [i] [viii]. Titles printed in red and black, old ownership signature partially obliterated on first. Trivial marginal waterstaining at intervals. Worn contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered. Wood himself, who sometimes chose to style himself “à Wood”, is described as “a very strong lusty man, of uncouth manners and appearance ... not avaricious and a despiser of honours ... [he] led a life of self-denial, entirely devoted to antiquarian research. Bell-ringing and music were his chief relaxations.” (Ency. Brit. 11th edition.) Britannica also adds that “his taste and judgment are frequently warped by prejudice”. His work, the first of its kind to deal with the University and the Colleges, courted controversy. This second, revised English edition contains posthumous defences by Wood’s nephew, after Wood had been condemned at the vice-chancellor’s court for libels against the earl of Clarendon in the first edition of 1693, and attacked by Bishop Burnet for displays of popish prejudice.

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        Principia Philosophiae [i.e. "The Monadology"/"Monadologie"/"Theory of Monads"] + (Chr. Wolff:) Das Herrn Gottfrid Wilhelm von Leibnitz Lehrsätze über die Monadologie &c... [In: Actorum Eruditorum, Supplementa. Tomus VII + Acta Eruditorum anno 1721].

      Leipzig, 1721. 4to. Both entire volumes (Acta Eruditorum 1721 + Supplementa VII, 1721) present, in uniform contemporary full vellum bindings with handwriting to spines. A small later label to top of spines. Old handwritten ex libris-inscription to top of both title-pages as well as a small stamp. The supplement-volume with an additional stamp to title-page, and both volumes with library label (Archiv des k.k. militär.-geograf Institutes) to pasted down front free end-paper. As usual some brownspotting. A nice set. pp. 500-514 (Supplement-vol.) + pp. 94-95. [Entire volumes: (2), 537, (39) pp. + three plates (Suppl.-vol.) + (4), 547, (42) pp. + five plates].. The highly important first Latin translation of Leibnitz' seminal "The Monadology" - his main philosophical work and the work that stands as the epitomization of anti-materialism - which was not published in the original French until 1814, and which only appeared in a German translation (exceedingly scarce) in 1720 and in a Latin translation, by Christian Wolff, in 1721, as it is here. Up until then, Leibnitz' key philosophical text had only circulated in manuscript form (written in 1714). - Here sold together with Wolff's anonymously written review of (the German version of the) "Monadology", which had great impact upon the reception of the seminal philosophical text that is the "Monadology"."Until the XXth century, criticism about Leibniz's "Principles of Nature and Grace" and "Monadology" has been characterised by a number of mistakes and misunderstandings, which have roots in the circumstances surrounding the genesis of these manuscripts. As a consequence, erroneous information about these texts was included in an anonymous review, published in 1721 in the "Acta eruditorum" of Leipzig. Research on primary sources proves that the author of this review (who was in fact the author of the latin translation of the Monadology, published immediately afterwards) was Christian Wolff, who was in possession of a copy of Leibniz's manuscript as early as 1717. Wolff's initiative of translating the Monadology can be seen as part of a cultural strategy aiming to prevent any idealistic interpretation of Leibniz's monadological thought. From this point of view, to consider the theory of pre-established harmony as based on a system of strictly dualistic metaphysics was an essential element of Wolff's philosophical strategy."(Antonio Lamarra: Contexte génétique et première reception de la "Monadologie". Leibniz, Wolff et la doctrine de l'harmonie préétablie"). During his last stay in Vienna from 1712 to September 1714, Leibniz wrote two short texts, which were meant as concise expositions of his philosophy, namely the "Principes de la Nature et de la Grace fondés en raison" (written as a letter to Prince Eugene of Savoy) and the work we now know as the "Monadology" (which he had been asked to write by Nicolas Redmond, Duke of Orleons) - the latter being the work that established Leibnitz' fame as a philosopher and which has gone down in history as, not only as one of the most important philosophical texts of the 18th century, but also, arguably the most important work of immaterialism. After his death "Principes de la Nature et de la Grace fondés en raison" appeared in French in the Netherlands. Without having seen this publication, Christian Wolff and collaborators had assumed that it contained the French original of the "Monadology" as well, although this in fact remained unpublished until 1840. Thus it happened that Leibnitz' key philosophical text, which came to be known as "The Monadology", was printed in German and Latin ab. 120 years before it appeared in the original French. The German translation appeared in 1720 as "Lehrsätze über die Monadologie" and the following year the Latin translation appeared, in Acta Eruditorum, as "Principia philosophiae". Three manuscript versions of the text exist: the first written by Leibniz and overcharged with corrections and two further emended copies with some corrections appearing in one but not the other. "Leibniz was one of the last "universal men" of the type which the Italian Renaissance had ideally postulated: philosopher, historian, mathematician, scientist, lawyer, librarian, and diplomat. In all these fields either all his actual achievements or his seminal suggestions have become part and parcel of European thought. Although trained for the law, mathematics was his favourite subject. Independently of Newton he worked out the infinitesimal calculus, introduced a number of mathematical symbols now in general use, and constructed an early calculating machine, the ancestor of our computers. Mathematical conceptions also determine his philosophy. In it, Leibniz tried to combine physics and metaphysics and to reconcile philosophy and theology. The "essay on a Theodicy" is the only larger philosophical work published by himself; but his fame as a philosopher rests on his "Theory of Monads". The original French text of this was published for the first time in 1840; but it had circulated in manuscript in its initial form of a letter addressed to Prince Eugene of Savoy (1714) and it was printed in German (1720) and Latin (1721) translations. Leibniz proclaimed a "pre-established harmony" of the universe which he explained as composed of hierarchically ordered "monads", i.e. the ultimate substances of mind as well as matter. This concept clearly reflects the ideal of the properly organized absolutist state of the baroque period and derives partly from the "idées simples" of Descartes whom Leibniz greatly admired. A generation later, Voltaire ridiculed the "pre-established harmony" in "Candide"; but modern nuclear science has vindicated Leibniz's basic ideas, albeit from different presuppositions." (Printing and the Mind of Man, pp. 105-6). The "Monadology" is an extremely condense work that consists of 90 (in this Latin version, 93) numbered sections/paragraphs, which outline a metaphysics of a single substance. The Monadology ends the dualistic mind-body-problem of Descartes and offers a new solution to the question of the interaction between mind and matter, by explaining the pre-established harmony and the synchronous (not causal) relationship between the realm of final causes and that of efficient causes. Leibniz' groundbreaking work came to profoundly influence not only 18th century thought, but also much later philosophy and logic. For this we have to thank Christian Wolff, the translator of the "Monadology" into Latin and the first reviewer of the work. It is through Wolff and his elaboration of the development of Leibniz' speculative and metaphysical views that Leibniz becomes a recognized figure of importance, particularly in Germany from the 1720'ies onwards, where Wolff's writings were standardly studied. "Notably, Wolff's Leibnizianism made a deep impact on Kant, in whose "Critique of Pure Reason" (1781) Leibniz himself came to figure as one of the main targets of Kant's anti-metaphysical programme. In particular, Kant saw Leibniz as pretending to "a priori" knowledge of the world as it is in itself and presented his own claim that the only knowledge we can have is of the world as it appears in our experience as sharply opposed to the Leibnizian vision. [...] today shows that his thought has survived even the extreme empiricism of the Vienna Circle in the 1930s, which would have viewed its principal doctrines as unverifiable and hence utterly meaningless. Although not in evidence in the "Monadology" itself, one of Leibniz' preoccupations was with the philosophy of logic and language, and the twentieth-century's concern for those topics has discovered in what he had to say about them a treasure house of good sense and wisdom which can be detached from the less appealing of his metaphysical speculations. Then, more recent writers who have been interested in the metaphysics of possibility and necessity have found inspiration in the Leibnizian image of possible worlds, and that too has helped keep his name alive for us." (Savile, "Leibniz and the Monadology", pp. 6-7). "The long span of Leibniz' intellectual life and his early involvement with philosophy made for engagement with a wide variety of philosophical traditions and issues. Early studies at home exposed him to the thought of the Scholastics; during his university years he was something of a materialist, influenced by the atomism of Bacon and Gassendi. In his mid-20s and early 30s, becoming disenchanted with the intellectual prospects for materialist thought, he turned towards the sort of immaterialism that came to shape his mature thinking after the decade between 1675 and 1685 when he was more narrowly concerned with mathematics than philosophy. It is this anti-materialism that is epitomized in the "Monadology" itself...Although Leibniz produced a prodigious quantity of philosophical writing very little of it was published in his lifetime; indeed, very little was intended for publication. For the most part..., his philosophical thoughts were prepared for individual scholars he had met, or with whom he corresponded, and were never presented as a worked-out system... it was not until the last period of his life that he found the time and the impetus to set down the whole, which he did in two condensed papers written in French during a visit to Vienna.The more popular and less taxing of these was the "Principles of Nature and Grace Founded on Reason", which he prepared for Prince Eugène of Savoy, and the second, which he had been asked to write by the councellor of the Duke of Orleans, Nicolas Remond, but never sent off, was the "Principles of Philosophy" or, as he called it "Elucidation Concerning Monads" ... The title by which that work is known today, "Monadology", was not one that Leibniz ever gave it, but was invented by the work's first editor, Henrich Kohler, who published it in a German translation under that title in 1720." (Savile, "Leibniz and the Monadology", pp. 3-4). "Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the great thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and is known as the last "universal genius". He made deep and important contributions to the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, logic, philosophy of religion, as well as mathematics, physics, geology, jurisprudence, and history. Even the eighteenth-century French atheist and materialist Denis Diderot, whose views were very often at odds with those of Leibniz, could not help being awed by his achievement, writing in his entry on Leibniz in the Encyclopedia, "Perhaps never has a man read as much, studied as much, meditated more, and written more than Leibniz... What he has composed on the world, God, nature, and the soul is of the most sublime eloquence. If his ideas had been expressed with the flair of Plato, the philosopher of Leipzig would cede nothing to the philosopher of Athens." ("Oeuvres complètes", vol. 7, p. 709) Indeed, Diderot was almost moved to despair in this piece: "When one compares the talents one has with those of a Leibniz, one is tempted to throw away one's books and go die quietly in the dark of some forgotten corner." ("Oeuvres complètes", vol. 7, p. 678) More than a century later, Gottlob Frege, who fortunately did not cast his books away in despair, expressed similar admiration, declaring that "in his writings, Leibniz threw out such a profusion of seeds of ideas that in this respect he is virtually in a class of his own." ("Boole's logical Calculus and the Concept-script" in "Posthumous Writings", p. 9)." (SEP).Ravier: 357(PMM 177b - being the Latin translation)

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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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Sancti Anselmi ex Beccensi Abbate Cantuariensis Archieposcopi Opera: nec non Eadmeri Monachi Cantuariensis Histroia Novorum, et alia Opuscula: labore ac studio D. Gabrielis Gerberon [...] Secunda Editio, coreecta & aucta

      Lutetiae Parisiorum [Paris], sumptibus Montalant [...], 1721. Folio. pp. [lii], 707, [lxxxi], [iv], 215, [i]. Occasional browning (paper quality) and a couple of old ink library stamps on the title and half title. Title printed in red and black. Ninteenth-century vellum, shelf mark at foot of spine. Containing the works of St Anslem, Archbishop of Canterbury, and his friend and biographer Eadmer, whose chronicle is regarded as a primary source for English history between the Norman Conquest and shortly his own death (1066-1122): “there are few better pieces of contemporary history” (DNB).

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        Journal abrégé de ce qui s'est passé en la ville de Marseille, depuis qu'elle est affligée de la contagion, tiré du mémorial de la Chambre du Conseil de l'Hôtel de Ville ; tenu par le Sieur Pichatty de Croissainte, Conseil et Orateur de la Communauté et Procureur du Roy, de la Police.

      Paris, Henri Charpentier, Jacques Josse & Pierre Prault, 1721. - Paris, 1721, in-12, (4), 172, (4) pp., veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, plats encadrés d'une chaînette dorée, couronne dorée de baron sur le plat supérieur, roulettes dorées sur les coupes et roulette intérieure, tranches jaspées, un mors supérieur fendu sur 2 cm, sinon très bon état. Édition parisienne très rare, imprimée à Carpentras quelques semaines ou quelques mois après la rarissime édition originale marseillaise (de format in-quarto) qui fut rapidement saisie. Cette édition est de ce fait souvent donnée par les biographes comme l'édition originale. Cet ouvrage fut réédité en 1794. Il s'agit d'une relation étendue et jugée fidèle des événements survenus pendant cette effroyable épidémie de peste, jusqu'au 10 décembre 1720. Le médecin Bertrand, auteur d'un autre ouvrage important sur la peste à Marseille paru la même année écrit : "La relation la plus étendue est celle de M. Pichaty, avocat de la communauté, intitulée 'Journal abrégé. tiré du Mémorial de la Chambre du Conseil de l'Hötel de Ville'. Une relation fondée sur une semblable piece ne peut être que très-fidelle ; c'est peut-être pour l'être trop qu'elle fut supprimée et les exemplaires enlevés dès qu¿elle parut. Cet ouvrage est pourtant assez exact, les traits y sont vifs, les tours variés, nos malheurs y sont décrits avec une éloquence fastueuse et la maladie faisant rafle de tout y est peinte au naturel.". Coste écrit que " la version des faits donné par Pichatty laisse supposer que la peste y avait été reconnue par les médecins montpelliérains et que l'Avis au public n'avait été qu'une pure opération de désinformation destinée à 'calmer et rassurer les esprits'." Il estime que "cette relation constitue l'une des trois sources essentielles pour l'historiographe de la peste de Marseille" (avec les ouvrages des médecins de Montpellier et celui de Bertrand). Les échevins censurèrent cet ouvrage, et la plupart des exemplaires furent retirés dès sa parution. cf. J. Coste, Représentations et comportements en temps d'épidémie dans la littérature imprimée de peste (1490-1725), p. 54-55, 126, 179, 586-588, 812 ; Pauly, Bibliographie des sciences médicales, 1390 ; manque à Waller. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DIARIO di tutto quello che successe nell?ultima guerra di Sicilia fra le due armate Allemana e Spagnuola. Con un breve ristretto de? fatti principali attinenti à questa guerra dal 1713 che fù stabilito il Trattato d?Utrecht sino ad hora presente. Tutte notitie raccolte da molte veridiche Relationi. Diviso in due parti. Parte prima (e seconda).

      Francesco Ciche] 1721 2 parti in un vol. in-4 antico, pp. (4), 112, (2), 240, (2), leg. p. perg. molle coeva. Con 3 gr. tavv. inc. in rame ripp. f.t. raffiguranti la battaglia di Francavilla, l?assedio di Messina e gli accampamenti delle truppe all?Arenella nei pressi di Palermo. Rara opera storica sulla guerra tra Spagna e Francia all?indomani del trattato di Utrecht, mentre nella seconda parte in particolare sono analizzati gli avvenimenti e gli effetti della cacciata degli Spagnoli da Messina tra il 1719 e 1720. Prima edizione. Mira I, p. 296. Lozzi 5016. Melzi I, 294 (per l?attribuzione dell?A.). Riparati due strappi alle tavv. e minima mancanza di perg. ai lembi dei piatti, ma fresco esempl. a larghi margini. [284]

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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

      Venetiis: Joannem Malachinum, 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. Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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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. 2nd Edition. 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.

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        Laurence Justinian Divi Laurentii Justiniani Protopatriarchae Veneti OPERA OMNIA…

      Venice - Apud hermolaum Albritium, 1721. Early. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Venice: Apud hermolaum Albritium, 1721. Latin writings of Bishop and First Patriarch of Venice, Laurence Justinian (1381 - 1456). 638 pages with 38 page index. Large with original vellum boards. Lithograph frontispiece (copper engraving). Title page in red & black w/ central coat of arms. Two previous institution stamps. Vellum worn and damaged. Stain on front. Peeling away on spine. Fair condition.

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        Joannis Christophori Wolfii, pastoris ad D. Cathar, & scholarchæ Hamburg, Notitia Karaeorum / hausta ex tractatu Mardochaei, Karaei recentioris, qui ex Ms. Hebr. cum versione Latina, notis & praefatione de Karæorum rebus scriptisque editur ... Prodeunt novæ ... accessiones, cum ejusdem vindiciis a viri docti animadversionibus nuperis ... cum observationibus ... de libro judæorum anti-christiano Chissuck Emuna; accedit in calce Jacobi Triglandii Dissertatio de Karæis

      Hamburgi : Impensis Viduae Liebezeitiæ & Theodori Christoph, Felgineri, 1721. 1st Edition. Physical description: 317, [17]p ; 21.5 x 17cm. Subjects: Karaites -- Tanakh -- Judaism -- Jewish studies -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800. Notes: Title page in red and black. Includes bibliographical references and index. Errata listed on final leaf. Text in Latin and Hebrew. Other names: Liebezeitiæ, vidua de, [printer]. Trigland, Jacobus, 1652-1705. Felginer, Theodor Christoph, [printer]. Very good copy bound in brown leather-backed, original boards. The leather backing is 19th century. Raised bands. Some light dust-dulling to the spine ends. Panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age, particulalry at corners. Pages dust-toned, with tanning and shadow staining to margins, and scattered foxing. Text is legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        The History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, from the Restauration to the Revolution, collected from the Publick Records, Original Papers and Manuscripts of that Time, and other well attested Narratives [Volume 1]

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Watson, 1721. First edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. 10 x 15 inches. Folio. 1 ffep + title + 5 leaf dedication + 13 page preface + 7 page list of subscribers + 4 page contents + lxii numbered pages (introduction and appendix) + 536 numbered pages + 8 page index + 211 numbered pages (appendix) + 1 rfep. Title page printed in red and black with old repairs. Scattered dampstaining and spotting. Bound in full brown paneled calf with old repair to hinges. Significant wear to edges of boards with some loss. Spine with six raised and gilt bands, also with significant wear and some loss. Gilt title to spine. An attractive although worn binding. ESTCT154479. An interesting history. Also notable for the fact that the list of subscribers includes "The very Reverend Cotton Mather D.D. Minister at Bostoun, New-England

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        De Weegschaale der Genade Gods. Wegende het Genaden envorbroken Werkverbond ... By Bernardus Freeman, Bedienaar des Godlycken Woords tot Midwoud, in Nieuw Jork, eertyds Nieuw Nederland

      Amsterdam: Jan Roman, 1721. Small 4to. (7 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches). Engraved portrait frontispiece after W. de Broen. Contemporary speckled sheep. An early Brooklyn rarity. Scarce publication of thirty sermons by the pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church in Midwood, Long Island, complete with frontispiece portrait. Freeman (so called on the title but actually named Freerman) arrived in America in 1700, becoming the second preacher in Schenectady, where he quickly mastered the Mohawk language. In 1705, he was transferred to Long Island, though became entangled in a political dispute over his appointment. He served the remainder of his life preaching in Midwood, Flatbush, Bushwick and New Utrecht. Scarce, with no copies appearing at auction in the last quarter century. European Americana 721/74. Not in Sabin.

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        An Die Römische Kayserliche auch zu Hispanien, Hungarn und Boheimb [et]c. Königl. Majestät [et]c. Aller unterthänigste Vorstellung und Bitte Pro Mandato de non contraveniendo Capitulationi perpetuæ sine clausula und sonsten, ut intus. Anwaldts Eines Hochwürdigen Thumb-Capituls zu Oßnabrück Und demselben beytrettenden Capituli der Collegiat-Kirchen zu Sanct Johan daselbst, Anlangend Die Archidiaconal Cognition tam in Causis Ecclesiasticis quàm Civilibus ac temporalibus

      Münster, Raesfeld 1721. 31 cm. 156 (irrig 154; Jj2 unpaginiert) Seiten Umschlag - VD18 10942416 - Vorstellung des Domkapitels beim Reichshofrat. Hauptstreitpunkt war die von Ernst August II. erlassene Verordnung, die den Archidiakonen die Ausübung der bürgerlichen Gerichtsbarkeit nur gestattete, wenn sie diese im "Normaljahr" 1624 "ruhiglich ersessen und verübet zu haben uns zu rechtlicher Genüge darthun und beybringen werden". -

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        An Account of the Stopping of Daggenham Breach: With the Accidents That Have Attended the Same from the First Undertaking. Containing Also Proper Rules for Performing Any the Like Work: And Proposals for Rendering the Ports of Dover and Dublin (Which the Author Has Been Employ'd to Survey) Commodious for Entertaining Large Ships. To Which Is Prefix'd, a Plan of the Levels Which Were Over-Flow'd by the Breach

      Printed for Benj. Tooke and Sold by J. Peele, London - 1721. () Good. 131pp. Large 12mo with brown paper boards and cloth spine. Edges of text block have minor foxing. With a large fold-out map attached at front. Perry's firsthand account of closing Dagenham Breach in 1719. The River Thames had broken through the sea defences in 1707 and flooded the area. Several attempts were made before Perry to fix the defences, though they were unsuccessful in their efforts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "A New Mapp of Rome Shewing its Antient and Present Scituation"

      London: J. Senex, circa 1721. Copper-engraved map by John Harris, with full modern colour, printed on laid paper, in excellent condition apart from the loss of the lower right corner (well outside platemark) and a re- backed centerfold. 20 5/8 x 24 ¾ inches. A stunning plan of Rome, by the celebrated English mapmaker John Senex. A contemporary of Herman Moll, John Senex was one of the most successful mapmakers during the golden age of English cartography. He issued a series of atlases with John Maxwell and C. Price, and went on to re-issue Ogilby's road atlas. He was appointed Geographer to Queen Anne, and in 1728 was elected to the Royal Society. His beautiful maps are famed for their meticulous detail and ornate cartouches, and they remain some of the best examples of eighteenth century English mapmaking. Like Senex's other town plans, this stunning aerial view of Rome includes vignettes of the city's ancient and Renaissance landmarks. Indeed, all of the city's architectural treasures (as of 1715) are clearly illustrated. Anyone interested in present day Rome will be fascinated by the extent to which the city has and has not changed. The map is oriented with the north to the right. the Vatican holding the lower left corner. The map includes an extensive alphabetical index of 252 churches, palaces, monasteries, convents and colleges. There are inset views in each corner showing the Colosseum, St. Peter's cathedral, Trajan's Column and the Pyramid of Gaius Cestius. A truly enthralling historical document. Tooley, Maps & Map-Makers, 55

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        The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former Editions, and many valuable MSS

      Bernard Lintot, 1721. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 1721. 707 pages. No dust jacket. 626 pages plus an 81 page Glossary. Large leather bound hardback, rebound. Very good condition for age. Text pages rippled, tanned and with foxing, expectedly. Printing clear throughout, with illustrations to each section heading. Some stains at leaves towards the ends. Frontispiece bold and clear, minimal wear. End papers darker, with stronger foxing and staining. 'Church. Of Scotland Training College' plate at front paste-down. Firm and tightly bound into leather boards. Appears likely a rebinding, as the gilt on the spine is very strong. Spine lightened however by rub-wear, with streak marks and uneven patching to surfaces. Edges rubbed. Appears to have been treated. for bookworm, with a couple marks near start. Odour suggests possibly exposed to flame or heat, though no visible burn marks or scorching.

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        Institutionum Juris Civilis

      1721. Gasparro, Francesco Maria [1679-1735]. Institutionum Juris Civilis. Ad Usum Seminarii Romani. Rome: Typis de Martiis, 1721-22. Four parts in two volumes bound as one. Quarto (9" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary vellum, gilt title to spine. Light soling to spine, spine ends bumped, negligible spotting to boards. Woodcut head and tail-pieces. Some toning to text, light foxing and browning in places, internally clean. * Second and final edition. Gasparro, a Jesuit canon lawyer and member of the Papal Curia, taught criminal and civil law and the University of Rome. Published with Jesuit sponsorship, and first published in 1707, Gasparro's study of Roman law was a standard text throughout the eighteenth century, editions appearing as late as 1787. Notable for its Jesuitical perspective, it begins with a consideration of the nature of justice, then continues with discussions of the legal status of the person, the power of the state, marriage, adoption, wards, the authority of tutors, servitude, testimony, rights of succession, sales and commercial law. Despite its popularity, all editions of this title are scarce today, especially in North America. Of all editions, OCLC locates 1 copy of the second (at UC-Berkeley Law School) and 2 copies of the first (at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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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.

      Apud Joannem Manfrè, Patavii (Padova) 1721 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Leybourn's Dialling Improv'd: Or the whole art perform'd

      London: A Bettesworth, ...., 1721 In modern brown half leather with red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine has raised bands, title in gilt to red and black leather labels. Internally, later marbled end papers, new blanks, text block edges speckled red, some contemporary ink notes to ffep and verso, title page within double ruled borders, ink name at head, (12), [1], 2-276 pp, 12 (of 12) pull out folding plates. Based upon William Leybourn’s ’The art of dialling’. Superb and very rare. (ESTC N12369 ). For a full bio of William Leybourn 1626-1716 see ODNB.

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        COMMENTAIRE SU L'' ANALYSE DES INFINEMET PETITS PARIS, MONTALANT 1721 1721

      PARIS, MONTALANT 1721 1721 IN- 4°, PIENA PELLE COEVA STANCA, RESTAURATA E TARLATA. (36), 320 PP. E 4 TAVOLE CON DIAGRAMMI RIPIEGATI F.T. ESEMPLARE CON ALCUNE LIEVI RIFIORITURE E POCHI, INSIGNIFICANTI FORELLINI DI TARLO NEL MARGINE, TUTTAVIA BEN CONSERVATO. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE RARISSIMA. "A COMMENTARI ON L' HOSPITAL'S WORK ON THE DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS AND INCLUDING NEW APPLICATIONS TO THE THEORY OF CURVES". (SOTHERAN, III, 1021). POGGENDORF, I, 500.

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        The Gentleman's Recreation, in Four Parts Viz Hunting Hawking Fowling Fishing

      London: NC (Nicholas Cox), 1721 Bound with An Abridgment of Manwood's Forest Laws, London 1721. In contemporary brown leather covers, boxed style, some marks, corners and edges bumped and worn, blind tooling. Spine, has been replaced with modern in style, raised bands, title and tooling in gilt to brown leather label. with lots of blind tooling, corners and edges a little worn and bumped. Internally, ink name to fpd, Hunting frontis, title page with double lined border, has the rare large pull out Antient Hunting Notes sheet (repaired), [5], (ii-v), 304 [ie 288], 285-438 pp, 5 pls (1 extra large pull out, 3 pull out, 1 normal), in excess of 22 head and tail pieces. (ESTC T133087. Westwood 68. Sage 71) BOUND with An Abridgment of Manwood's Forest Laws. And of all the Acts of Parliament made since, which relate to Hunting, Hawking, Fishing or Fowling with Precedents of Warrants for Gamekeepers, Liscences to Hunt, Hawk etc. London: Printed by HP for NC, 1721, title page within double ruled border, [2], 115 pp, [9] tables, 5 head and tailpieces. (ESTC T133103) Fascinating.P.288 misnumbered 304, Text continuous despite irregular pagination, with a list of contents for both parts, the imprint of the frontispiece reads: "printed for J. Wilcox", Pp.282 misnumbered 228, pagination and register suggest a possible conflation of earlier editions (not in BL)

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        La Religion des Mahométans, exposée par leurs propres docteurs, avec des éclaircissements sur les opinions qu'on leur a faussement attribuées. Tiré du latin de M. Reland [par David Durand] et augmenté d'une confession de foi mahométane, qui n'avait point encore paru. [Exemplaire du comte de la Bédoyère puis de Jacques Charles Brunet puis de Edouard Rahir]

      La Haye: Isaac Vaillant, 1721. Livre. Illus. by Jan Goeree. Très bon. Reliure signée. Edition originale. La Haye, Isaac Vaillant, 1721. 17 x 9,7 cm (R), in-12, CCVII (I) - 317 pp. - frontispice gravé par Jan Goeree - 4 planches gravées hors texte dont 3 repliées - tableau généalogique replié hors texte, reliure de plein maroquin vert, dos lisse orné, triple filets en encadrement sur les plats avec petits fleurons d'angles, roulette sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure signée Derome le Jeune). Première traduction française, faite sur la deuxième édition latine (1717) et augmentée d'une Confession de foi mahométane et ornée de figures. Exemplaire parfaitement établi par Nicolas-Denis Derome le Jeune (avec son étiquette à l'adresse de la Rue Saint-Jacques, au-dessus de Saint-Benoît) et de provenances successives prestigieuses. Cet exemplaire figure en effet tout d'abord au n° 84 de la vente de 1837 du comte de La Bédoyère. Henri Huchet, comte de La Bédoyère (1782-1861), frère aîné du général de La Bédoyère (exécuté en 1815), célèbre bibliophile, traducteur du Werther de Goethe et du Tom Jones de Fielding, mit aux enchères sa bibliothèque de livres rares et précieux en 1837 et, devant la modestie des prix atteints, racheta bon nombre de ses livres, qui furent vendus à nouveau, après sa mort, en 1862. Notre exemplaire fut acheté à cette vente (20 francs) par le libraire et célèbre bibliographe Jacques Charles Brunet (1780-1867), qui le garda pour sa collection personnelle. Dans la dernière édition de son Manuel du libraire, Brunet cote l'ouvrage "de 4 à 6 francs", preuve - s'il en était besoin - qu'un exemplaire bien relié par Derome vaut beaucoup plus. L'exemplaire figure ensuite à la vente après décès de Brunet du 20 avril 1868, au numéro 73. Nous ne savons pas qui acheta ce livre à cette vente, mais il fut ensuite acquis par Edouard Rahir (1862-1924), libraire tout aussi important et bibliographe averti, qui conserva le livre pour sa collection personnelle puisqu'il y apposa son bel ex-libris doré sur toile. Acquis ensuite par le libraire et éditeur Louis Conard, il fut vendu une dernière fois par celui-ci (900 francs) le 20 mai 1940 à un collectionneur, alors que les troupes allemandes venaient d'atteindre l'estuaire de la Somme (fiche manuscrite de la librairie Conard et facture conservées). A l'époque, Conard n'avait pas su déterminer que cet exemplaire Rahir était également l'exemplaire La Bédoyère et l'exemplaire Brunet. Hadrian Reland [ou Adriaan/Adrien Reland ou Reelant/Reeland ou, en latin, Hadrianus Relandus] (1676-1718), professeur d'antiquités hébraïques et de langues orientales, fils d'un pasteur protestant, fut l'un des pionniers de l'orientalisme, émettant le premier l'hypothèse d'une famille de langues malayo-polynésiennes (ou austronésiennes) et donnant, le premier, une description objective de l'Islam, avec l'ouvrage que voici. Bel exemplaire, relié par l'un des trois plus grands relieurs du XVIIIe siècle et de la plus belle provenance dont on puisse rêver (dos légèrement insolé, petites colorations aux plats, sans aucune gravité). (BRUNET, IV, 1203).

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        Joannis Christophori Wolfii, pastoris ad D. Cathar, & scholarchæ Hamburg, Notitia Karaeorum / hausta ex tractatu Mardochaei, Karaei recentioris, qui ex Ms. Hebr. cum versione Latina, notis & praefatione de Karæorum rebus scriptisque editur . Prodeunt.: novæ . accessiones, cum ejusdem vindiciis a viri docti animadversionibus nuperis . cum observationibus . de libro judæorum anti-christiano Chissuck Emuna; accedit in calce Jacobi Triglandii Dissertatio de Karæis

      Hamburgi : Impensis Viduae Liebezeitiæ & Theodori Christoph, Felgineri 1721 - Physical description: 317, [17]p ; 21.5 x 17cm. Subjects: Karaites -- Tanakh -- Judaism -- Jewish studies -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800. Notes: Title page in red and black. Includes bibliographical references and index. Errata listed on final leaf. Text in Latin and Hebrew. Other names: Liebezeitiæ, vidua de, [printer]. Trigland, Jacobus, 1652-1705. Felginer, Theodor Christoph, [printer]. Very good copy bound in brown leather-backed, original boards. The leather backing is 19th century. Raised bands. Some light dust-dulling to the spine ends. Panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age, particulalry at corners. Pages dust-toned, with tanning and shadow staining to margins, and scattered foxing. Text is legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 2 Kg. 317 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A NEW AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THE COAST OF GUINEA, Divided into the Gold, the Slave, and the Ivory Coasts

      London: Printed for J. Knapton, D. Midwinter, B. Lintot, G. Strahan, J. Round, and E. Bell., 1721. [viii], 456 pages of text, followed by [xvi] pages of index. Full leather binding is moderately rubbed and worn, rebacked using the original label. Title page with top corner clipped out, with loss of several letters of text. Minor soiling scattered throughout text. Illustrated with a folding map and four plates (located at pages 41, 58, 248 and 262). Lacks three plates. Title continues "...Containing a Geographical, Political and Natural History of the Kingdoms and Countries: With a Particular Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of all the European Settlements upon that Coast; and the Just Measures for Improving the several Branches of the Guinea Trade. Illustrated with several Cuts. Written Originally in Dutch by William Bosman, Chief Factor for the Dutch at the Castle of St. George d'Elmina. And now faithfully done into English. To which is prefix'd, and Exact Map of the Whole Coast of Guinea, that was not in the Original. The Second Edition.". Second edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Nova observata et inventa Circa ferrum et ignem Et praecipue Circa naturam ignis elementarem, Una cum Nova CAMINI inventione

      Amstelodami, Apud Joannem Oosterwyk, 1721.. 1721. 56 pp. With numerous figures on 3 fldg. copper-engrd. plates. Full contemporary calf w. blind-ruled sides, spine lacking. Bnd. with: Methodus nova Inveniendi Longitudines Locorum Terrâ Marique ope Lunae, by the same author, ibidem, idem, 1721. 55 (1) pp. With num. figures engrd. in copper on 2 fldg. plates. The 4 last leaves of the first work have been expertly marginally reinforced, the second work has a stain in the outer margin of one leaf.¶ The second work with ongoing pagination however also contains 2 other (smaller) works mentioned in the same article by Poggendorf: II, col. 1056: Artificia novum Mechanum Receptacula Navalia, Vulgo DOK appellata, construendi & Nova Constructio Aggeris Sive Moliminis Aquatici, dealing respectively with drydocks and dykes * POGGENDORF II, 1056. Not in BIERENS de HAAN. ¶¶ FIRST EDITION (the second title having been published in first edition -in Swedish- at Upsala 1718; the present edition being the first edition in Latin. All works rather RARE. The first work in 2 libraries (?) in Germany, quoted as: "Nova observata et inventa circa ferrum et ignem et praeciq(sic!)ue circa naturamelementarem(sic!), una cum nova Camini inventione". VERY RARE.

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq

      London - Jacob Tonson, 1721 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first collected edition of the works of Joseph Addison, edited by his close friend and associate Thomas Tickell. Priced accordingly for the care and attention need tothe original bindings, but neverthelessa great addition to any collection. Bound in full calf with gilt decoration and raised bands. With an engraved frontispiece of Joseph Addison in Volume One. Edited by Thomas Tickell, 1686 - 1740. Tickelll was a poet and government official, and friend of Joseph Addison. Addison died on 17 June 1719, bequeathing the task of editing his works to Tickell rather than his quondam closest literary associate, Steele. The edition in four quarto volumes was published in October 1721. . . his noble elegy on Addison is anything but cold, unaffectionate, dry, and barren: Johnson, Goldsmith, and others thought it one of the finest in the language. Pope's lines to Addison, On Medals, also printed in this edition, signalled that poet's reconciliation with Tickell and Addison's shade. -ODNB. With an engraved headpiece to the Dedication. Joseph Addison, 1672 - 1719, was an English writer and politician. Addison enjoyed an immense contemporary reputation, and it was augmented when Tickell's edition of his Works came out in four volumes (1721). Although his term at the highest echelons of power was brief and undistinguished, his hold on literary fame was much more secure -ODNB. Condition: The textblock bindings are tight and firm. The boards are held by the cords only. There is wear to the extremities, including rubbing and edge wear with loss, anddiscoloured marks to the boards. Internally the pages havebrowning andthe occasional spot, prominent as usual to the first and last pages. Overall the condition is good only with avery good interior..

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        Archibaldi Pitcarnii medici celeberrimi Scoto-Britanni Elementa medicinae physico-mathematica : libris duobus, quorum prior theoriam, posterior praxim exhibet / in gratiam medicinae studiosorum delineata, et nunc iterum in lucem edita item Opuscula medica, quibus postrem? adjectus est Ratiocinorum mechanicorum in medicina usus vindicatus per christianum strom .

      excudit Felix Mosca, impensa Bernardini Gessari 1721 In 8°, pp. 122, 152, testate e capolettera incisi. Rilegatura coeva in t. pergamena con titolo in nero al dorso. Rare fioriture. A pagina. 63, 7374, 76, 108 glosse manoscritte al margine.

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        DICTIONARIUM UNIVERSALE LATINO-GALLICUM

      1721. Fine. BOUDOT, Jean. DICTIONARIUM UNIVERSALE LATINO-GALLICUM, ex Omnibus Latinitatis Auctoribus summas diligentia Collectum... ad Usum Serenissimi Dombarum Principis. Paris, apud Viduam Joannis Boudot, 1721. Octavo. [xxvi]1049pp. Fifth edition. First published in 1704 by Jean Boudot, who died two years later, the dictionary was so successful it had gone into 18 editions and was still in print 100 years later. The Widow Boudot states that "la bonne Edition," which is augmented by over 2,000 new words, can be recognised by her signature, which is present at the end of the "Privilege du Roi." Any copies lacking this signature can be considered of an earlier edition, less complete than this one, or of counterfeits. Title- page in black and red; woodcut crest with dedication to Louis Bourbon. A very nice copy, internally near fine, in contemporary panelled calf worn at extremities, with superficial cracks to hinges, and only partial lettering-piece. A well-used book, but a solid binding. This edition not in British Library or OCLC.

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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. Dublin, 1721. 8:o. (4),88 s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. + (SALLENGRE, ALBERT-HENRI de) Recuil de pieces serieuses, comiques, et burlesque. U.o., 1721. 8:o. (2),172,283-92,(4) s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Ngt nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, blekt röd titeletikett och rödstänkta snitt. Skinnet torrt och flagigt, ryggen blekt, flammig och med liten skada upptill. Bra inlaga med några enstaka fläckar, i det första arbetet på s. 55-56 och 84-86, den senare med några bokstavsförluster. Från Biby.. Teerink Bibliography of Jonathan Swift 262 för det första arbetet som är en bearbetning utförd av René Macé av Jonathan Swifts "Tale of a tub". Att tryckorten skulle vara Dublin är tveksamt, snarare Haag. Hoppet i pagineringen i det sista arbetet beror på slarv vid sättningen

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        A Treatise of Painting... translated from the original Italian, and adorned with a great number of cuts, to which is prefix'd the Author's Life; done from the last edition of the French

      London: Printed for J. Senex and W. Taylor. 1721. First edition in English. 8vo. [xvi], 189pp, [16]pp index, [3]pp publisher's adverts; engraved frontis portrait of Da Vinci, 35 engraved plates (4 folding); title-page printed in red and black. Modern half calf and marbled boards, spine labels and raised bands. Contemporary (1769) owner's name at head of title-page, a little pale early foxing, the edges a little darkened, the text pages and plates in nice clean condition. Very good, in a fine modern binding. .

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        ENGLAND'S INTEREST, or the Gentleman and Farmer's Friend

      London, printed for A. Bettesworth, 1721.. 1. Shewing, How land may be improved with great ease and for an inconsiderable charge. 2. The best and quickest way of raising a Nursery. 3. How to make Cyder, Perry, Cherry, Curran, Good-Perry, Mulberry and Birch Wines, as strong and wholesome as French and Spanish Wines. 4. Directions for Brewing the finest Malt Liquors better and cheaper than hitherto known, shewing what care is to be taken in the choice of water, malt and hops and how they are to be mixed, boiled and fermented for making the best March or October Beer, strong Ale etc. 5. Instructions for breeding Horses much cheaper and to a far greater advantage than ever yet known. 6. Of the Husbandry of BEES and the great benefit thereby. 7. Intructions for the profitable ordering of Fish-Ponds and for the increase of Fish. 8. A guide for young Anglers teaching them the best method of catching Trout, Carp, Barbels, Jacks, Pikes, Perch, Roach and Dace etc. As also how to dress them after the newest fashion. Lastly, Physick for the family containing many useful medicines for several distempers, particularly the Plague. 12mo, approximately 160 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, 1-188 plus 1 page of adverts, bound in full old speckled sheep, rebacked with maroon gilt lettered label, gilt date to foot of spine and gilt rules, raised bands, double blind rule to edges of covers, head- and tailpieces. Separate title page to the Plague " Short Dissertation upon the Cause and Cure of the Plague now raging in France. Digested from the works of Dr. Mead, Dr Willis and others: With variety of excellent receipts, very necessary to be used in all Families", continuous pagination. Cover scuffed, with slight loss of surface leather, corners worn with card showing at tips, pale age-browning throughout, on 1 page in the horse section the print is a little faint affecting the first few words on 9 lines, small decorated label and neat old ink name to first pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. See: Wine into Words, A history and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, by James M. Gabler, page 189; British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976 by the Internataional Bee Research Association, page 68, No. 70; Catalogue of the Printed Books on Agriculture published betwwen 1471 and 1840, by Mary S. Aslin, page 94; The Kress Library of Business and Economics, page 175, 3407; Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A Catalogue of Books on Angling, The Fisheries and Fish Culture, by Westwood and Satchell, page 153. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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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

      London: printed for P. Vaillant ... and W. Mears and F. Clay, 1721. Quarto. (11 1/16 x 9 inches). Title printed in red and black. 22 engraved plates (13 double-page). 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.' (op. cit..) 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.

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        The Works of Virgil

      The Works of Virgil, Containing his Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden. In Three Volumes. Sepuiturque Patrem non passibus Æquis. The fifth Edition. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson in the Strand. MDCCXXI (1721).Brown leather Binding with five raised bands, gilding to spine and covers, 6.5? x 4?Volume I: 2 blank pages, Frontispiece, portrait of John Dryden, Title page, Dedication to Lord Clifford, 336 pages, two blank pages. Condition Good, some browning to pages and some marking and scuffing to binding.Volume II: 2 blank pages, Title page, Dedication to the Earl of Mulgrave, 370 pages, 3 blank pages. Condition Good, good clean pages, some marking and scuffing to binding.Volume III: 2 bank pages, Title page, 337 pages, 2 blank pages. Condition Good, pages clean, some pages light browning, some marking and scuffing to binding.

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        The Case Of the Right Hon'ble John Aislabie, Esq. combined with The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie and Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech

      J. Roberts,, London: 1721 - All three speeches are bound within a late 19th century, 1/2 red leather and patterned cloth covered boards with faint gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 8" by 6 1/2" with heavy wear and rubbing to the leather fore corners of the boards and with chipping to the leather at the head and heel of the spine. Older library stamps appear on the title page for the first speech and on the last page of the final speech. Of note is an interesting oval, book store stamp on the last free end page with the words "Sold By H. M. Stationery ___(not discernible)___" surrounding the image of a crown. 42 pages of text followed by and bound-into this volume are: The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie, Esq; upon his defence made in the House of Lords, against the Bill for raising money upon the estates of the South-Sea Directors, on Wednesday the 19th of July 1721. The second edition consisting of 22 pages; and followed by and bound in is: Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech On his Defence in the House of Lords, On Thursday, July 20, 1721 published by J. Roberts, London consisting of 22 pages. The pages of these three speeches are in remarkably great shape with little evidence of tanning or foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Case Of the Right Hon'ble John Aislabie, Esq. combined with The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie and Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech

      by J. Roberts, London: 1721. All three speeches are bound within a late 19th century, 1/2 red leather and patterned cloth covered boards with faint gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 8" by 6 1/2" with heavy wear and rubbing to the leather fore corners of the boards and with chipping to the leather at the head and heel of the spine. Older library stamps appear on the title page for the first speech and on the last page of the final speech. Of note is an interesting oval, book store stamp on the last free end page with the words "Sold By H. M. Stationery ___(not discernible)___" surrounding the image of a crown. 42 pages of text followed by and bound-into this volume are: The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie, Esq; upon his defence made in the House of Lords, against the Bill for raising money upon the estates of the South-Sea Directors, on Wednesday the 19th of July 1721. The second edition consisting of 22 pages; and followed by and bound in is: Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech On his Defence in the House of Lords, On Thursday, July 20, 1721 published by J. Roberts, London consisting of 22 pages. The pages of these three speeches are in remarkably great shape with little evidence of tanning or foxing.

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        Origines Serenissimæ Ac Potentissimæ Familiæ Habsbvrgo-Avstriacæ ex monumentis veteribus, scriptoribus coætaneis, diplomatibus, chartisque nunc primum continua serie ab origine prima ad Rudolfum Imp. usqve demonstratæ et S. Caesarae ac catholicae majestati

      Lpz. Gleditsch 1721.. 4°. 8 Bll., 264 Sp., 6 Bll. (Index). Mit mehreren Initialen, 3 Textkupfern, 2 Kupfertaf. u. 2 Ahnentaf. Pgmt. d. Zt. Mit goldgepr. Rückensch. Pag. springt v. 76 auf 69. In sehr gutem Zustand EA. NDB IV, 271 - Geschichte und Genealogie des Hauses Habsburg. - Beigebunden: Ders. Historia Genealogica Principum Saxoniæ Superioris, Qva Recensentur Stemma Witichindeum, Origines Familiæ Saxonicæ Regnantis ... Nec Non Origines Familiæ Anhaltinæ. Accedvnt Appendicis Loco Origines Sabavdicæ ; Stemma Desiderianvm Genuinvm ... Ac Tandem Refutatio Eorum, Qvi Friderico II. Avstriæ Duci Uxorem Tribverunt Gertrudem Brunsvicensem. Omnia Ex Monumentis Fide Dignis et Magnam Partem Hactenus Ignotis / Demonstravit Jo. Georgivs Eccardus. Ebda. 1722. 24 S., 694 Sp. (18) S. Mit 4 Portrait-Kupfertaf., 2 Ahnentaf. (dav. 1 doppels.). - "Eckhart war ein wirklicher Gelehrter, der immer aus dem Vollen schöpfte und sein Material im weitesten Sinne beherrschte. Seine genealogischen Arbeiten, wie über ... die Fürsten Obersachsens beurkunden, wenn auch die Ergebnisse derselben nicht immer Stand gehalten haben, doch eine ungewöhnliche Meisterschaft auf diesem, was die älteren Zeiten anlangt, schlüpfrigen Boden". (ADB V, 630)

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        [Wilkins' Laws] The Leges Anglo-Saxonicae Ecclesiasticae & Civiles. Leges Edvardi Latinae, Guilielmi Conquestoris Gallo-Normanicae, et Henrii I Latinae

      London, 1721. ... "subjungitur Henr. Spelmanni Codex legum veterum statutorum regni Angliae, quae ab ingressu Guilielmi I usque ad annum nonum Henr. III edita sunt : toti operi praemittitur dissertatio epistolaris D. Guil. Nicolsoni de jure feudali veterum Saxonum." Original boards, more recent spine with six raised bands, red spine label and gilt title. [16], xiv , 434, [18]. Title page, blank verso, 6 page dedication by Wilkins, 3 page preface, contents page, 4 page list of subscribers (English language), 14 page preface, main text (to page 387), glossary (388-434), unpaginated 18 page index. Latin text. Some surface loss to boards, non-original stuckdowns and free endapers, owner name on front free endpaper and title page, one or two water marks in margins. Multiple images available. 2.43kg unpacked.. Full-Leather. Good+. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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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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        Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters in Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments

      London: D. Browne, J. Walthoe, J. Knapton, 1721. Complete in 8 volumes. Folio. 1721. [1618-1648]. Digested in order of time. 8 Vols., [vol. 8 being The Tryal of Thomas Earl of Strafford, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, upon an impeachment of High Treason]. Folio. Large paper copies. Portrait frontis. vol. 1. of the author, together with epistle dedicatory to Richard [Cromwell] Lord Protector. This is the best edition, according to W.T. Lowndes in his Bibliographer's Manual (London: Henry G. Bohn, 18640. Rushworth's Collection ''is full of vastly curious and valuable matter.'' - Bp. Warburton. In the historical part Rushworth is as partial in his narrative on the side of the Parliament as Nalson (in his work An Impartial Collection of the Great Affairs of State, from the beginning of the Scotch Rebellion in 1639 to the murder of King Charles I. 2 vols. Folio. London: 1682-3). is on the side of the King; and they are both to be consulted with great allowance for their partiality. Bound in recent buckram/cloth, gilt bands, red leather title labels, full gilt edges, all bindings in excellent clean condition, hinge joints strong without any wear. Internally, some general light age browning, a few page with light staining to edges, but text in good clean condition throughout. A very good clean well bound 8 volume work. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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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, 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 chipp 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.

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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:

      London: Engraven and sold by J. Sturt in Golden Lion Court in Aldersgate Street, 1721. Bookplate, stained flyleaves, some old rubbing, but a sound and quite presentable copy. Small 8vo. [ii], ix, [i], 82p. [iii, subscribers' list]. Entirely engraved throughout, including 85 fine vignette engravings, engraved initials, tail-pieces, ornaments and pictorial borders. Bound in contemporary full black niger with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., untitled spine with simple panel ornaments, the covers with elaborate overall designs in blind Dedication signed in the plate by Sturt. The subscribers include many notables including Richard Nutt and James Roberts, printers, Charles Motl and Benjamin Tooke, booksellers, and Andrew Motte and John Senex, engravers.& Lowndes p. 1734.

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison. In Four Volumes

      Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespear's-Head, Over Against Katharine-Street in the Strand, London 1721 - 4 volumes. Pp. [xxiii], 559; [viii], 583; 624; 594, [15] - Names of Subscribers. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait engraved by G. Vertue after G. Kneller, with added tipped-on engraved portrait by previous owner to verso of front blank, 6 engraved plates of medals, many large engraved head-pieces, initials, tail-pieces, text illustrations. Contemporary wine-coloured morocco, 5 raised bands, gilt decoration in spine compartments, gilt-stamped double spine labels, marbled endpapers in 18th-century French curl pattern, all edges gilt, Spines darkened, with head of volume II only chipped with headband loose, very occasional offsetting in the text, otherwise a very good, very handsome set of the large paper issue as characterized by the engraved headpiece on p. 3 of vol. 1. ESTC T89167. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia Fiorentina Di Messer Benedetto Varchi: Nella Quale Principalmente Si Contengono Lultime Revoluzioni Della Repubblica Fiorentina, E Lo Stabilimento Del Principato Nella Casa De Medici: Colla Tavola in Fine Delle Cose Piu Notabili

      In Colonia: Appresso Pietro Martello, 1721. Leather Bound. Very Good. In Colonia: Appresso Pietro Martello, 1721. [28], 677, [3] p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm. Folio. Latin. Fully bound in light calf-skin leather. Black Morocco title plate on spine with gilt lettering. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Slight bumping, wrinkling to corners. Minor scuffing to board edges. Rubbing to boards and spine. Discoloration to parts of boards, majority of spine. No loss to cover. Title plate remains present and in tact. Scattered markings to inside front board. Remnants of a personal library bookplate. Copper plate engraved, illustrated title page prior to standard title page. Title page and following leaf contain small stamps in lower right indicating ownership by the ââ&#130;¬Å&#147;Theological Seminary in Gettysburg.ââ&#130;¬Â&#157; Frontispiece engraved portrait of Benedetto Varchi. Aside from minimal library markings, pages are clean and unmarked, with only slight lean to text block. Minor staining on pages adjacent to chapter beginnings and illustration plates. Pages become darker towards center of volume. Minimal chipping to edges. Overall, condition is very good.<br><br>Benedetto Varchi was an Italian humanist, historian and poet. Born in Florence to a family that had originated at Montevarchi, he frequented the neoplatonic academy that Bernardo Rucellai organized in his garden, the Orti Oricellari. There, in spite of the fact that Rucellai was married to the elder sister of Lorenzo de Medici, republican ideals circulated, in the context of revived classical culture, that culminated in a plot in 1513 to subvert Medici rule in Florence. During this time, Varchi studied in Pisa to become a notary. With his return to Florence, he fought in defense of the temporarily revived Republic of Florence, during the siege by the Mediceans and imperialists in 1530, and was exiled after the surrender of the city. In 1536 he took part in Strozzi&#39;s unsuccessful expedition against Medicean rule, but seven years later Varchi was called back to Florence by Cosimo I who who gave him a pension and commissioned him to write a history of the city. His 16 volume Storia Fiorentina (collected here in one book) covers the period from 1527 to 1538, though it was so frank it was not published in Florence until 1721. This gorgeous volume compiles Varchis greatest work in one detailed volume, complete with illustrations and liner notes. Please feel free to view our photographs of this lovely volume, or contact us with any further questions regarding condition. Ships daily.

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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. .

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        Prospect deß Neuen Gebau und Gartens Schönbrunn so Seine Kaiser Mayst. Iosephus I. als Römischer König, vor ein Jacht-Haus bauen zu laßen angefangen 1696

      [Wien, Selbtvlg. 1721]. Orig.-Kupferstich Johann Ulrich Krauss nach J. B. Fischer von Erlach. 44 : 66 (Plattengr.). Unter Passep. Thieme-B. XII, 48; Nebehay-W. 176, 3 - Aus:: Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach: Entwurff Einer Historischen Architectur.

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        The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books

      London: John Darby for the author, 1721. Second revised. Hardcover. Very Good. Revised, designed and published by Leoni Giacomo; printed by John Darby for the author, and all plates by John Vantuck, 1721. Second edition. Folio: 11" x 18", in two volumes. In Very Good contemporary binding with marbled boards. Hinges sound, plates clean and crisp with very little foxing. An excellent copy of a very early edition of this monumental work that was published in various forms during the 18th century. Detailed digital images available upon request.

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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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        Pasquin&#39;s Windkaart op de Windnegotie Van&#39;t Iaar 1720

      [Amsterdam: Nullenstein Lautje van Schotten, no date but circa 1721]. 54 engraved cards (each 3 3/8 x 1 15/16 inches), comprising 52 playing cards, 1 title card and 1 publisher&#39;s card, each backed onto 19th-century heavy card. All contained within a single early 20th-century brown straight- grained morocco slipcase modelled as a book and titled in gilt on &#39;spine&#39;. John Law&#39;s Comeuppance or: the Mississippi Bubble in Playing Cards - an attractive and extremely rare complete set of early-18th century playing cards, rooted in a great early American land scheme. 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&#39;s Mississippi Bubble scheme, the South Sea Company, and other parties engaged in the disastrous speculation. The publisher&#39;s card bears the image of a large cock, which also appeared on John Law&#39;s arms. "John Law&#39;s Mississippi Bubble scheme started about 1717, was at its height in 1719, and collapsed in 1720 causing Law to flee 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 Goote 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. 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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