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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.

      [Bookseller: Avoca Antiquarian Books]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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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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        JOBI PHYSICA SACRA, oder Hiobs Natur-Wissenschafft vergleichen mid der Heutigen

      Zurich, Bodmer, 1721.. FIRST EDITION, 2 works bound together, 1721. Small thick 4to, 200 x 160 mm, 8 x 6¼ inches, title printed red and black, text in Latin with German commentary, printed mainly in black letter, pages (32), 467, (16), bound in contemporary Dutch floral paper boards, rebacked to match, no lettering or label. Board edges worn, fore-edges and corners repaired, lacking front and rear free endpapers, occasional pale spotting, a good clean copy. Scheuchzer&#39;s book is the first edition of the preliminary work for his great Physica Sacra (3 volumes, 1731-35) in which he attempted a detailed explanation of the medicine, physics and natural history of the Bible. Scheuchzer (1672-1733) was an eminent Zurich scientist and is regarded as the founder of European paleontology. Bound with: MATHESEOS BIBLICAE SPECIMEN PRIMUM (-QUINTUM) exhibens explicationes locorum mathematicorum quae in genesi occurunt by Johann Bernhard Wiedeburg, Jena, F. Bortoletti, 1727-29. 5 parts of 7 only, pages 96, 80, 96, 93, 86. Pages slightly age browned, occasional slight foxing, otherwise good. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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

      London: printed for Daniel Browne, Thomas Taylor, John Darby [etc], 1721. Folio. (20 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches). Mounted on guards throughout. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 3pp. letterpress list of subscribers. 34 engraved double-page maps and town plans (comprising: 31 maps, all hand-coloured in outline, and 3 uncoloured town plans), 14pp. engraved coats-of-arms of the subscribers. 18th-century marbled calf expertly rebacked to style, covers with gilt fillet border, spine in eight compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration of stylized flower and foliage corner-pieces surrounding a lozenge-shaped area tooled with various small tools including crowns and flowerheads, comb-marbled endpapers. A fine subscriber&#39;s copy of an atlas which Sabin notes is &#39;chiefly interesting for the copiousness of its information concerning America&#39;. A fine complete copy of this great atlas, which besides the excellent maps and town plans, includes 393 pages of highly informative and historically important text. Shirley describes the genesis of the atlas: "Proposals for printing were advertised in the &#39;Post Boy&#39; for October 1718, and the subscribers were invited by means of insertions in other newspapers subsequently. The atlas was claimed to be based on the best authors, particularly Cluverius, Breitius, Cellarius, Blaeu, Baudrand, Hoffman, the two Sansons, Lutys and other geographers. According to the dates on them, several of the maps were engraved between 1719 and the publication of the atlas in 1721. All the maps carry Senex&#39;s name, and those stating that they were &#39;Revis&#39;d by J. Senex&#39; are ... believed to be from plates previously owned or published by Christopher Browne&#39;. The maps of American interest are titled as follows: 1. &#39;A New Map of America... I.Senex... I.Harris Fecit&#39; (North and South America). 2. &#39;A New Map of the English Empire in America... Ion. Senex 1719... I.Harris sculp.&#39; (Newfoundland in the north, to the tip of Florida, west to the Mississippi). 3. &#39;A New Map of Virginia and Maryland And Improved Parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey... 1719... I.Senex&#39;. 4. &#39;A New Map of the English Empire in the Ocean of America or West Indies... I.Senex... A New Map of the Island of Jamaica.&#39; (Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Tobago, Antigua and &#39;Christophers&#39;). 5. &#39;A Map of Louisiana and the River Mississippi by John Senex&#39; (Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes) 6. &#39;A Drafft of the Golden & Adjacent Islands, with part of ye Isthmus of Darien as it was taken by Capt. Ienefer... a New Map of ye Isthmus of Darien in America. the Bay of Panama, The Gulf of Vallona&#39;. NMM 3:434; Phillips Atlases 563; Sabin 79124

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        C. Cornelii Taciti Opera quae exstant, integris Beati Rhenani, Fulvii, Ursini, M. Antonii Mureti, Josiae Merceri...

      Trajecti Batavorum [Utrecht]: Apud Jacobum Poolsum, et Joannem Visch, 1721. Two quarto volumes: [34], 756 [i.e. 764]; 578, [158] p., illus., index, errata; 25 cm. Title continues: Joannis Frederici Gronovii, & selectis aliorum commentariis illustrata. Ex recensione & cum notis Jacobi Gronovii. Johannes Fredericus Gronovius prepared this massively annotated edition; it was first published posthumously in 1672, the year after his death. His son Jacobus then included readings from Florentine manuscripts which much improved the original. Graesse VII, p. 9-10, note, states that this edition is preferable to an earlier one that contained a similar selection, Amsterdam 1672, and in which the text was "quelquefois chang sur des conjectures, mais sans consulter des mss. ..." In the edition at hand, "les mss. de Florence ont t collationns plus exactement." Title page, vol. 2: ...Operum, tomus secundus, in quo libri quinque historiarum, De moribus germanorum, Vita Julii Agricolae, et auctoris incerti dialogus de oratoribus. Vol. 1 has added engraved title-page Title-pages printed in red & black with engraved vignettes. On the front flyleaf of vol. I is the signature "I. Newton, A.M.,1739". Vol. II has an armorial bookplate. (Paging 425-432 repeated in Vol. I.) A copy of this edition was in the Hollis gift to Harvard College. Bound in contemporary full leather, repaired, with new spine with gold in the style of the original, by the Hope Bindery. Stock#NS0273. A fine and handsome set.

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        A Treatise of Musick, speculative, practical and historical. -

      Edinburgh, printed for the author, 1721.8vo. Mid 20th century half calf, spine with a leather label and gilt. With an (extra ?) engr. allegorical frontispiece and 6 engr. folding plates of music and scores. XXIV, 608 pp. + (4) pp. of dedication after the title which were not issued with all copies; text lightly toned and with some mild foxing. First edition of the first important treatise on the theory of music published in Scotland. Malcolm emigrated from Edinburgh to New York in 1734 (he died in Baltimore, MD), where he taught mathematics and related subjects, but it was the above work which made his reputation. Fétis V, 415. Eitner VI, 286. Prima edizione di un'apprezzata opera. Con un'antiporta e 6 tavv. ripieg. inc. in rame. Mezza pelle moderna; testo un po' ingiallito e con qualche lieve foritura.

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        Il forestiere informato delle cose di Lucca...

      Marescandoli 1721 Cm. 16, pp. (16), 358 + 1 carta bianca. Fregio al frontespizio, una grande iniziale ornata ed alcuni finali in xilografia. Perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida. Dorso a nervi con titoli ms. Esemplare fresco, genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale ed unica per questa preziosa guida storico ed artistica della città di Lucca. Cfr. Schlosser (545), Fossati-Bellani 3209. Manca al Lozzi.

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        Opera omnia anatomico-medico-chirurgica. Huucusque edita quorum elenchus pagina seguenti exhibetur, cum figuris aeneis. Amsterdam Janssonio-waesbergios, 1721.In 4° (235x180). Pagg. (16), 28; (12), 188; 32; 22, (2); 1

      Janssonio-waesbergios 1721 In 4° (235x180). Pagg. (16), 28; (12), 188; 32; 22, (2); 11, (1); 8; 11, (1);11, (1); 8; 10, (2); 28, (4); 32; 18, (2); 11, (3); 12; 44; 16, (2); 6; (4), 33, (2); 18; (4), 46,(2); (6), 36, (2). 78 tavole incise in rame, di cui 11 ripiegate e 4 incisioni nel testo. Frontespizi in rosso e nero, un elenco dell'opera redatto da Sir A.E.Garrod; capilettera istoriati, finalini silografici. Antiporta raffigurante il museo di Ruysch con figure allegoriche in basso, inciso finemente in rame nel 1720. Affascinante piena pergamena rigida coeva con dorso a cinque nervi, rosone centrale con motivi a ramages ai piatti con doppia inquadratura e cantonali floreali impressi a secco. Tagli a spruzzo. L'opera si suddivide in 21 parti; le osservazioni di Ruysch in cui egli presenta i risultati di 100 casi illustrandoli con magnifiche tavole incise in rame ed il museo anatomico o catalogo dei reperti del suo museo sono del 1721; i successivi singoli trattati di vari autori redatti in forma epistolare, presentano date diverse fra il 1696-1724 ed anch'essi sono illustrati da un vasto apparato iconografico. L'opera essendo composita, (complessivamente circa 40 parti e 140 illustrazioni) non è quasi mai completa di tutte le sue parti. Ruysch (1638-1731) chirurgo olandese, professore di anatomia a Leida e Amsterdam, fu grande investigatore e scienziato. Bell'esemplare che presenta lievi fioriture, ossidazioni e piccole mende. Restauri al dorso con materiale membranaceo. Nota manoscritta alla guardia iniziale e firma di possesso ai piedi del frontespizio. Blake 395; Wellcome IV, 597f. ; Osler 3869; Waller 8339.

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        The Gentleman&#39;s Recreation, in Four Parts Viz Hunting Hawking Fowling Fishing

      London: NC (Nicholas Cox), 1721 Bound with An Abridgment of Manwood&#39;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&#39;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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        A New Map of the World from the Latest Observations

      London: 1721. Copper-engraved double hemispheric world map, period hand- colouring in outline. 17 7/8 x 23 1/2 inches. Decorative 18th century English world map. This decorative world map includes lovely allegorical representations of the four continents flanking the cartouche. At the corners are circular insets projection maps and at the bottom center is an armillary sphere flanked by two figures. Cartographically, the map includes a depiction of California as an island and much of the northwest coast of America and the eastern coast of Australia are unmapped.

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        Iatrikon ergon tetrameres, siue Medicum opus quadripartitum complectens characterum chymicorum hermeneian. Vocabulorum medicorum egphsonian. Dictionum medicarum orthographian. Formulas breuiandi kanones .. Ab a. & m.d. Nicolao Lanzani Neapolitano ex probatissimis auctoribus magna cum diligentia collectum, et illustrissimo domino d. Carolo a Porta Episcopiae marchioni dicatum .

      ex typographia Dominici Raillard 1721 in 8ø pp. 199 con testate e capolettera incisi. Rilegatura coeva in t. pergamena, titolo in nero al dorso. Tit. dell'occhietto: Medicus opus quadripartitum. Buono stato di conservazione.

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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

      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. Our code number = TB25893

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

      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. 2 Teile in 1 Band. 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.

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

      London, 1721. First and Third editions. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Volume I First Edition 1721 . Volume II third edition 1737 [The first edn of the second volume was published in 1727 ] 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)........ [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. A supplementary volume of his dictionary appeared in 1727 ....... Samuel Johnson made an interleaved copy the foundation of his own Johnson's Dictionary] Size: Octavo (standard book size). .. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; 18th century; Inventory No: 16014.

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        Homme de l&#39;ile de Paques./ Chef de l&#39;ile de Ste. Christine, L&#39;une des iles Marquises dans le Grand Ocean

      Lille:: Castiaux.. Separately published wood block illustration based on William Hodges drawings for Cook&#39;s second voyage, with original pouchoir color in green, blue, orange & gold. The man of Easter Island is on the left, and the chief of the Saint Christine Island is on the right. The description beneath states that Easter Island was discovered in 1721 by Rogewin, visited by Captain Cook March 13, 1774. The inhabitants live in anarchy "la plus complette", survive on potatoes and because there is no sweet water, they drink sea water (!). The description of the chief of the island of St. Christine, one of the Marquesas, states that Cook visited there April 9, 1774. The breadfruit found there are the best of all the Southern ocean islands. The chief&#39;s name is "Honoo". Colophon printed on the margin stating this was published in Lille by Castiaux (Jean- Baptiste), printed by Blocquel (Simon Francois). 14 1/4 x 9", untrimmed, in excellent condition.

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        De Gekheyt der Wereldt, wysselyk beschreven en kluchtig vertoondt, in hondert narren en derselver narren poetsen. Tweede Deel, met Figuuren.

      Amsterdam., Jansoons van Waesberge., 1721. 16 x 11 cms, gegraveerde titel, (x), 546 pp., (xiv) pp. met register. Met 25 gravures, genummerd XXVI-L. Eerste twee bladen met vlek aan de rand. Lederen goudgestempelde rug uit de tijd, met geringe sleet aan de top. . Cartonnen platten zonder bedekking. DEEL Twee. ( deel een verscheen volgens voorwoord in 1718)

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        JAN VAN GOYEN 1596-1656.

      4 voll ril. in tela con sovr., cm 31x24, pp 1721, ca. 4934 tavv a colori e ill. b/n.

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        En bättrad will-hierna/ och en trogen wänskap/ förestäld uti en af engelskan öfwersatt comoedia, som wardt öfwersänd till herr cantzelij-rådet baron Eric Wrangel.

      Af en frånwarande wän. Åhr 1721. Sthlm, A. Holms tryckerij, 1723. 8:o. (6),113 s. Nött samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind. Ryggen ngt flammig och pärmpappret ställvis bortnött. Svaga inre falsar. Försättsbladet saknas. Titelbladet delvis loss och med en gammal anteckning på baksidan. Inlagan genomgående solkig och småfläckig. Med gamla namnteckningar, bl.a. Maria Anna Westling, J. Sellén och C. A. Pousette, den sistnämnda daterad 1851. Från Ericsberg.. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 67: "sällsynt". Översättningen gjord av Carl Gyllenborg. Han inleder med ett förord ställt till Wrangel, vilket innehåller en redogörelse för hans språk- och versprinciper. De fyra första akterna på prosa, den sista på orimmad vers. Richard Steele (1672-1729) utgav denna pjäs under namnet "The lying lover or the ladies friendship" 1703. Det är den första översättningen till svenska av ett engelskt dramatiskt arbete. Den framstående politikern Carl Gyllenborg (1679-1746) lärde sig engelska under sin vistelse i London 1704-17, från 1710 som svensk ambassadör därstädes. Han översatte ytterligare två arbeten från engelskan och inspirerades dessutom av engelska förlagor till sin berömda komedi "Swenska sprätthöken" 1740

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        Allgemeines Lexicon Der Künste und Wissenschaften; oder kurtze Beschreibung des Reichs der Natur, der Himmel und himmlichen Körper, der Lufft, der Erden, samt denen bekannten Gewächsen, der Thiere, Steine und Ertze, des Meeres und der darinn lebenden Geschöpfe; Zugleichen aller Menschlichen Handlungen, Staats=Rechts=Kriegs=Policey=Haushaltung=und Gelehrten Geschäffte...Kunst=Wörter und Redens=Arten, Mit Beysetzung der Lateinischen und Französischen Benennungen...

      Leipzig, Thomas Fritschen, 1721. 4to. Later hfabrikoid. Gilt. Engraved frontispiece (mounted). (14),918,(42) pp., 2 engraved plates, textillustrations in woodcut and engraved. Some scattered brownspots and last leaves of Index with a dampstain in right upper margin.. First edition of the first German general encyclopaedia

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        Stockholm, Joh.

      Laur. Horrn, 1721. Folio. (2),+ (10),+ (12),+ 22 s. Med träsnitt och en graverad illustration i texten. En genomgående fuktfläck upptill, avtagande mot slutet, fläckar och mindre fuktränder. Nött samtida skinnband med liten skada på ryggen. Bortraderad anteckning på frampärmens insida. L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Geete 149. Första utgåvan av "Jungfru Marias klagan", av vilken fadern Peringskiöld hade funnit ett runfragment på sex pergamentblad från första halvan av 1400-talet. Här utgiven av sonen med runor samt i latinsk och nysvensk översättning. Länge ansågs detta vara ett svenskt originalarbete, men därom råder det tvivel. Texten är troligare en översättning från tyskan, gjord under 1300-talet. Den har senare utgivits av Liljegren i "Runurkunder" och av Klemming i "Småstycken på forn svenska"

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England. Begun in the Year 1641. With the precedent Passages, and Actions...and Return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. 3 vols. (in 6 Parts). Oxford, J. Batley, 1721-20.

      8vo. Bound in 6 cont. full calf, blindtooled (Cambridge-bindings). Hinges not broken, but weak. Top and bottom of spines worn. 6 engraved portraits

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

      Printed for J. Knapton D. Midwinter B. Lintot G. Strahan J. Round and E. Bell. 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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        Traite' des maladies des femmes grosses, et de celles qui sont accouchees. a paris, par la compagnie des libraires, 1721-28.

      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.

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        Storia fiorentina... nella quale principalmente si contengono l'ultime rivoluzioni della repubblica fiorentina, e lo stabilimento del principato nella casa de' medici... in colonia (ma augusta?), appresso pietro martello, 1721.

      Cm. 34, pp. (32) 677 (3). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con medaglioni centrali, antiporta figurata, il ritratto dell'autore ed un albero genealogico a doppia pagina. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con unghie e nervi passanti, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tassello. Tagli colorati. 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 da Gamba (998).

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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.

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        PHYSICES ELEMENTA MATHEMATICA, EXPERIMENTIS CONFIRMATA; SIVE INTRODUCTIO AD PHILOSOPHIAM NEWTONIANAM

      Leiden, Petrus Vander Aa, 1721.. 2 volumes bound together, complete set. SECOND enlarged and corrected edition of Volume I, 1725 (first was 1720), FIRST EDITION of Volume II, 1721. Latin text. 4to, 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7¾ inches, title pages printed red and black with large engraved pictorial printer&#39;s device, 72 folding engraved plates (14 more illustrations in Volume I than were in the first edition), mostly of scientific apparatus, especially optical instruments, pages (26), 345, (4); (8), 199, (13 index + folding table), bound in full blind panelled vellum, raised bands and blind decoration to head and tail of spine, old hand lettered title and author to spine. Spine darkened, head of spine just slightly worn, upper hinge cracked but cover holding firmly, slight staining and light soiling to covers, small chip to fore-edge of upper cover, lacks free endpapers, old inscription on front paste down, title page and following page neatly strengthened at fore-edge, pale damp stained strip to fore-edge margins throughout, varying in size and intensity and affecting plates also, very occasional slight pale foxing, a few text pages lightly age-browned, tiny hole in 1 lower margin, last 20 leaves of Volume II and the folding table have been strengthened neatly at the fore-edge with archival tape because of slight wear, small piece cut from top outer corner of folding table, no loss. Binding tight and firm. A good clean copy. &#39;sGravesande (1688-1742) a Dutch mathematician and philosopher, is described by the DSB as "the earliest influential exponent of Newtonian philosophy in continental Europe". He spent a year in London in 1715 having been sent there as part of a Dutch mission to congratulate George I on his accession and there he made contact with the English Newtonians Desaguliers and John Keill and met Newton himself. In 1717 he was appointed professor of mathematics and philosophy at Leiden and began to prepare his Introductio ad philosophiam Newtoniam which was first published in 1720-21. This important and popular work reached 24 editions by 1760. See Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook, page 235: "It was a work which emphasised the experimental rather than the mathematical side of Newton&#39;s thought and as such must have introduced many throughout Europe to the basic principles of the new science." Babson , Catalogue of the Works of Isaac Newton, Nos 65-70 listing only later Latin and English editions (1728 onwards) of this work. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Opera Quae Exstant

      Trajecti Ad Rhenum (Utrecht): Jacobum a Poolsum et Johannem Visch, 1721. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [34], 756pp and Volume Two - 578pp, [156]. Contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, covers with blind panel design and central arabesque. Vellum soiled, spines especially, slightly rubbed, front outer joint to volume one split at head down to first band, but holding well, title labels chipped with small amount of loss. Internally title browned, text slightly browned to extremities, but generally clean. Previous owners&#39; armorial bookplate to front pastedowns, title in red and black, engraved frontispiece with engraved vignettes to titles. Harwood calls this "one of the most splendid and useful of the Dutch classics in quarto" (Page 202), while Dibdin calls it a "very ample and excellent edition; containing the notes and observations of almost all the old and best editors" (Dibdin II:454). Moss notes that "this edition is now rare" (Moss Page 645), Schweiger II:1003. Latin text. First Thus. Full Vellum. Good. 4to.

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        Leges Anglo-Saxonicae Ecclesiasticae & Civiles. Accedunt Leges

      1721. Wilkins, David [1685-1745]. Spelman, Henry [1564?-1641]. Leges Anglo-Saxonicae Ecclesiasticae & Civiles. Accedunt Leges Edvardi Latinae, Guilielmi Conquestoris Gallo-Normannicae, Et Henrici I. Latinae. Subjungitur Domini 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 Admodum Reverendi Domini Guilielmi Nicolsoni. London: Typis Guil. Bowyer, Impensis R. Gosling, 1721. [xvi], xxiv, 434, [18] pp. Main text in double columns. Folio (15-1/4" x 9-1/2"). Later three quarter calf over textured cloth, raised bands and gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to extremities, small circular water stain to front board. Attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Toning, occasional spotting to margins, internally clean. Ex-library. Small institution crest and location number to spine, small embossed seal to title page, bookplate tipped-in to dedication leaf. An impressive volume. * Only edition. With subscriber list. Research into Anglo-Saxon legal sources began in the seventeenth century with the work of William Lambard, William Somner and Henry Spelman. Their work was the foundation for the work of George Hicks, Robert Kelham and David Wilkins in the eighteenth century. A professor of Arabic at Cambridge University and librarian to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Wilkins was the most distinguished member of this trio. Leges Anglo-Saxonicae, which incorporates Spelman&#39;s Codex Legum Veterum, includes the collections of Anglo-Saxon customs that were made after the Conquest: the laws of Edward the Confessor, the laws of William I and the Leges Henrici Primi. Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:403. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:43 (43).

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        Oratio de Commendando Studio Hippocratico habita cum Publicum Institutiones Medicas praelegendi Munus in Academiá Lugduno-Batavâ inchoaret. Editio tertia. [BOUND WITH:] H. BOERHAAVE, De Usu Ratiocinii Mechanici in Medicina. Oratio habita in Auditorio magno XXIV. Septembris A. MCCII [= 1703]. Cum tertii suae Stationis anni labores auspicaretur. Edition Tertia

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden),: Joh. Arnold Langerak & Hendric Teering,, 1721 & 1730. 36 pp. and [iv], 46, [iv = CATALOGUS LIBRORUM, Medicorum, Anatomicorum, Chirurgicorum & Botanicorum, que prosant in Officina Henrici Teeringh (sic), including 5 titles Boerhaaviana published by Teering.] pp. Small 4to (19 x 24,5 cm.). Bound in late 19th century boards (back strip gone; partly rubbed). Each Oratio has a printer&#39;s device on the title-page. [Oratio 1] "With this first public address as a medical teacher Boerhaave accepted his duty as lecturer of medicine... He felt that the medicine of his day should led back to Hippocrates" (Lindeboom). [Oratio 2] With this oration, which could also perhaps be considered as an honour bestowed by the Senate on the future profesor, he expressed his gratitude to the Govenors. Boerhaave&#39;s early disputations and ordations are rarely offered for sale today, the first editions of these are almost unobtainable at the antiquarian bookmarket. Lindeboom, Bibl. Boerhaaviana 16 & 21.--(Partly waterstained, but large paper copies).

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        OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA [VOLUME 1 only.]

      1721. Very Good. RUYSCH, Frederik. OPERA OMNIA ANATOMICO-MEDICO-CHIRURGICA. [VOLUME 1 only.] Huc usque edita. Quorum Elenchus pagina sequenti exhibetur. Cum figuris aeneis. Amstelodami, apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1721. Engraved title-page showing the interior of one of Ruysch&#39;s museums, dated 1720, + 65 sheets of engraved illustrations and 6 text illustrations. One quarto volume. The condition of the text leaves and illustrations is very good overall, showing only occasional toning, soiling, or foxing. This volume will need to be rebound. The top board is detached and most of the backstrip is missing. The condition of the text leaves and illustrations is very good overall, showing only occasional toning, soiling, or foxing. The volume will need to be rebound. The top board is detached and most of the backstrip is missing.The Opera Omnia is a bibliographically complex work that is comprised of separately published works by Ruysch or of works addressed to him by others, either in early or reprinted editions. This volume of Opera Omnia has eighteen of the thirty-two titles listed in the table of contents. The eighteen component works, in varying editions, were all published at Amsterdam between 1696-1721 by either J. Wolters, J. Pauli, or Jansson & Waesberge. The general matter in this set includes a collective title-page, dated 1721, an engraved title-page showing the interior of one of Ruysch&#39;s museums, dated 1720, and a four-page table of contents. Contents include Dilucidatio valvularum in vasis lymphatics, et lacteis (1720), Observationum anatomico-chirurgicarum centuria (1721), sixteen Epistola anatomica problematica (1696-1721) written by various authors with Ruysch&#39;s replies. (A complete and detailed list of the contents of this volume is available upon request.) 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

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        A Treatise of Painting, by Leonardo da Vinci. Translated from the original Italian - to which is Prefix&#39;d, the Author&#39;s Life

      London: J. Senex, and W. Taylor, 1721. First edition in English. 8vo. Title page printed in red and black. With engraved frontispiece portrait of the artist and 35 engraved plates (4 folding). [16], 189, [16, index], [3, ads] pp. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with red spine label, some wear to tips, scattered fine pencil marks in text, else a fine bright copy . Leonardo da Vinci, whose profound curiousity and richly original intellect led him to pursue a variety of activities, embodies the characteristic ideals of the High Renaissance. The influential Treatise of Painting was composed in the 1480s, when he was at the height of his powers. It was first edited posthumously from his writings and notes dealing with the subject, and published in France in the mid-seventeenth century (1651). The Treatise stands as one of the first attempts to treat painting as a science governed by fundamental laws and is one of the landmark works of the Renaissance

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        A TREATISE OF PAINTING. Translated from the Original Italian and adorn&#39;d with a great number of cuts. To which is prefix&#39;d the Author&#39;s Life

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

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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. Catalogued by Kate Hunter. . Book.

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