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        [LARGE COLLECTION OF 18th-CENTURY MANUSCRIPT LEGAL DOCUMENTS RECORDING AN EXPANSIVE RANGE OF ROYAL DECREES AND LEGAL ACTIONS IN THE AUDIENCIA OF CHILE, COMPOSED IN SANTIAGO CIRCA 1722 - 1762]

      Santiago. [various dates ca. 1722-1762].. Approximately 525 pages of Spanish manuscript records in a variety of hands, plus approximately fifteen blank pages. Folio. Dbd. Edges lightly worn, occasional moderate dampstaining and soiling. 18th- century stamp tax stamps on several leaves, including a few blanks. In very good condition. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A massive collection of manuscript legal documents generated in Santiago, Chile between 1722 and 1762. The collection records a wide range of legal notices including royal decrees from Spain, affirmations that such decrees were received and reviewed, and updates and references to earlier laws. The majority of the documents mention local figures such as high government officials, church leaders, and other members of the local aristocracy; a few refer to members of other sectors of the community, including mulattoes and "Indios infieles;" and a few others include news of royal figures in Spain. The subjects detailed in these documents include financial matters and accounts, land holdings, religious matters (including organizations, missionaries, and rituals), the naming of judges, criminal acts (including homicides), judicial decisions, visits and actions performed by different fiscals, and numerous other legal matters concerning everyday life in colonial Chile documented over the course of four decades in the mid-18th century. In addition to the content of the texts, the formulaic elements and the physical characteristics of the manuscripts are also notable as evidence of when and where the documents were produced. These include the various hands in which the documents are written, signatures of officials and scribes, standard formulas for the different types of legal documents and summaries included at the end of particular texts (both comparable to the forms found in printed versions of similar laws), Maltese crosses inscribed at the beginning of certain royal documents, and stamp tax stamps with different dates found on several leaves of paper. A vast gathering of mid-18th-century Spanish legal manuscript documents produced in Chile, with much potential for additional study and research.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Memorial que con la mayor veneracion, y confianza pone a las reales plantas de la catolica magestad del rey nuestro señor D. Felipe V que Dios guarde la Santa Iglesias Metropolitana y Patriarcal de Sevilla

      - "S.l. : s.n., c. 1722 [4], 437, [2] p., [1] h. grab. ; Fol. Encuadernación pergamino de época con rotulo en el lomo.Somervogel, II, 610 y Uriarte, I, 440, atribuyen la obra al P. José de Cañas, jesuita En p. 2 alude a un Real Decreto para la Santa Iglesia de Toledo fechado en "este presente año de 1722" La h. de grab. calc. representa a la Virgen con el Niño. Perfecto estado de conservación texto muy limio amplio margenes." Año: 1722

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        Austria ex archivis Mellicensibus illustrata. Libri III.

      Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1722. - (14), 309 (recte: 308) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 2 gest. Kopfstücken, 45 (dav 3 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln und 5 Textholzschnitten. Mod. Pappband mit zeitgenöss. goldgepr. rotem Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Folio. Erste Ausgabe. - Das erste gedruckte Urkundenwerk Österreichs, außerdem das erste, das sich ausführlich mit der Sphragistik (dazu 38 Tafeln) befaßt. Das Frontispiz und eine Vignette mit Ansichten von Melk, dessen Stiftsarchivar der Autor war. "Hat bis heute seine Bedeutung nicht verloren" (Coreth). Enthält über 700 Urkunden in chronologischer Folge bis 1599. - Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Ebert 10338. Graesse III, 383. Wurzbach IX, 386. Coreth 99. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOANNIS CASSIANI OPERA OMNIA, CUM COMMENTARIIS ALARDI GAZAEI .

      Francofurti: Sumptibus Thomae Fritschii, 1722. - [20],832,[24]pp. Folio. Contemporary stiff vellum over boards. Text in double columns, roman, Greek and italic letter. Pegasus device on title- page. Gift inscription and institutional bookplate on front pastedown, uniform tanning and occasional foxing, a couple early ownership signatures, vellum a bit soiled with short surface snag in upper board; a good, sound copy. A late edition of the long authoritative text of Saint Cassian's works, edited, with commentary, by the Benedictine Alardus Gazaeus (1566-1626), and with additional annotations by Henrici Cuykii. Cassian's work and thought incorporated much of the tradition of the Desert Fathers, and exerted considerable influence on the rule of several of the monastic orders. OCLC: 310704298 (etc).

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        A new theory of the earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things

      London: Benj. and Sam. Tooke, 1722. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 95, [1], 460pp. Frontispiece, 7 plates, text illustrations. Paneled calf c. 1722, hinges cracking, corners a bit rubbed. Corner of leaf U2 torn away not affecting text. Engraved bookplate of Ambrose Isted tipped to verso of title. Third edition, "with great additions, improvements and corrections." Whiston's "New Theory of the Earth," first published in 1696, attempted to combine science and religion by basing the creation story on Newtonian physics. Whiston postulated that the earth originated from the atmosphere of a comet and that all major changes in earth's history, including the Noachian Flood, could be attributed to the action of comets. The work is dedicated to Newton, whom Whiston succeeded as Lucasian Professor at Cambridge in 1701. Wing W-1696

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        Historische Relation von dem Leben und Ubelthaten eines verstockten Diebes und Kirchen-Räubers, Johann David Wagners, sonst Mause David genannt, welcher am 21. November 1721 zu Leipzig, seiner Misshandlungen wegen, mit dem Schwerdt vom Leben zum Tode gestraffet, und dessen Cörper, nach vollstreckter Execution, auf ein Rad geflochten worden. Alles aus denen hin und wieder ergangenen Judicial-Actis colligiret, mit Fleiß extrahiret, und mit unterschiedenen darzu dienlichen Kupffern in öffentlichen Druck heraus gegeben. Nebst einen Register

      Leipzig, zu haben im Durchgange des Rathhauses, 1722.. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 5 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln und 1 Textkupfer. 7 Bll., 204 S. und 4 Einschaltseiten (85-88b), 4 Bll. Neue HLwd. 21,5 x 18,5 cm. Huelke-Etzler 1854; Ave-Lallemant I, 227; Wagner, Die Litteratur der Gauner- und Geheim-sprachen, 14; Hayn-Got. IX, 221 ("Sehr seltenes Buch"). - Erste Ausgabe. Mit schöner Ansicht des Leipziger Rathauses von J. C. Dehne sowie Szenen von Haft, Gerichtsprozess und Hinrichtung des Delinquenten. Durch mehrere Textpassagen auch wichtig für die Erforschung des Rotwelsch. - Gebräunt und anfangs etwas wasserrandig, Titel mit kl. Stempel.

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        Doctor Mead's Short Discourse Explain'd. Or, His Account of Pestilential Contagion and Preventing Contagion, and Preventing, Exploded (Second Edition)

      London: J. Peele at Lock&#39;s Head, 1722. Leather Bound. Very Good. London: Printed and Sold by J. Peele at Locks Head. 2 volumes bound as one. 2 leaves, [ii] preface, (103) [i] preface (132) 2 leaves. 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary calf-skin leather with etched decorative borders on both boards. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Gilt borders along spine. Protected with archival-quality clear polyester book-wrap. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Slight bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards and spine. Minor discoloration to endpapers. Bookplate of Hugh Barlow, Esquire, of Lawroncy inside front board. Light speckling to pages. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked. Text block is good. Minor cracking to gutter at rear of volume.<br><br>Richard Meads Short Discourse Concerning Pestilential Contagion and the Method to be Used to Prevent it was of historic importance in the understanding of transmissible diseases. Prior to the 18th century, little was known about the spread of contagions, and Meads work managed to shed light on the subject. Meads Short Discourse Explained as well as Distinct notions of the Plague served to elaborate on his earlier works.<br><br>A well-preserved volume in very good condition. Please feel free to view our photographs. Ships daily.

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        Le chemin pour aller a Christ, Compris en neuf petits Traités, reduits ici en huit. I. Livre I. & II. De la vraye Repentance. 2. De la fainte Priere. 3. De la veritable Equanimité, dit l'Abandon. 4. De la Regeneration. 5. Dialogue de la Vie fuperfenfuelle. 6. De la contemplation divine. 7. Entretien d'une Ame illuminée avec une autre qui n'eft pas illuminée. 8. Des quatre Complexions. Par Jacob Böhme, Du vieux-Seidenbourg, nommé communement le Theo-Philosophe Teutonique. Traduit de l'Allemand.

      imprimé par Gotthard Schlechtiger, 1722 - A Berlin, imprimé par Gotthard Schlechtiger, 1722. In 12 de [8]-438-[1]pp., reliure dos lisse en basane brune à petits coins en basane brune de l'époque, pièce de titre de basane noire surlignée et soulignée de quadruples filets dorés, titre doré, 4 trous de vers dans la partie inférieure externe du premier plat, 8 petits trous de vers dans la partie inférieure interne du second plat, mouillure dans l'angle supérieur externe des premiers feuillets et mouillure dans la marge inférieure des derniers feuillets sans gravité, quelques rousseurs, gravure en bandeau en début de volume, plusieurs différents culs-de-lampe sous forme de blason encadré de plantes ou pot de fleurs, titre en rouge et en noir sur la page de titre, bon et bel exemplaire. Jakob Böhme (1575-1624) est un thésophe allemand considéré comme un précurseur de spinoza, schelling et Hegel et son influence fut immense sur Franz von Baader et les romantiques allemands. Profondément religieux, il n'était ni catholique, ayant en horreur le papisme, ni protestant, ne croyant pas à la prédistination. Sa thésophie manifestait une connaissance profonde de l'astrologie et une influence importante de l'astrologie. Mais cette théosophie expose le mythe fondamental de la gnose chrétienne moderne. Cette pensée métaphysique tentait de démontrer le passage du non-être à l'être. Il fut même considéré comme un très important fondateur de courant philosophique, à travers le mysticisme, tout comme Bacon l'était avec l'empirisme. Il est l'auteur de nombreux ouvrages dont ''Aurora (Die morgenröte im Aufgang)'' (1612), ''De incanatione verbi'' (1620), ''Christosophia (der weg zu Christo)'' (1621), ''Mysterium magnum'' (1623), ''De testamenti Christi'' (1623). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de L&#39;Harmonie Reduite à ses Principes naturels; Divisé en Quatre Livres. Livre I. Du rapport des Raisons & Proportions Harmoniques. Livre II. De la nature & de la proprieté des Accords; Et de tout ce qui peut servir à rendre une musique parfaite. Livre III. Principes de Composition. Livre IV. Principes d&#39;Accompagnement

      Paris: Jean-Baptiste-Christophe Ballard. 1722. Quarto. Full mid-tan mottled calf with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt, red speckled edges, marbled endpapers. 1f. (title with decorative woodcut device), 3ff. (Préface), i-viii ("Table des matieres contenuë dans ce traité"), ix-xxiv ("Table contenant une explication des termes"), 432 + 17 ("Supplement qui contient des changemens de deux chapitres, & quelques corrections necessaires"), [i] ("Catalogue des autres livres de musique théorique, imprimez en France, dont on peut trouver des exemplaires") pp. With numerous musical examples in diamond-head notation and with tables, woodcut decorative initials and tailpieces throughout. Early manuscript markings to musical examples on pp. 165, 212 and 399 and manuscript corrections to pp. 209 and 406. First Edition. Gregory-Bartlett I p. 224. Cortot p. 161. Hirsch I 484. RISM BVI p. 685. The most important of Rameau&#39;s theoretical writings and one of the major theoretical works published in the 18th century. & & Bound with: Nouveau Système de Musique Theorique, Ou l&#39;on découvre le Principe de toutes les Regles necessaires à la Pratique, Pour servir d&#39;Introduction au Traité de l&#39;Harmonie. Paris: Jean-Baptiste-Christophe Ballard, 1726. 1f. (title with decorative woodcut device), iii-viii (Préface), 114, [v] (Table, "Catalogue des autres livres de musique théorique"), [i] ("Attribution") pp. + 2 folding plates (engraved diagrammatic overpastes to pp. 28, 32 and 34; alternative paragraph of text overpaste to p. 72). With tables, diagrams and musical examples throughout. The catalogue of books on music theory published in France adds several not listed in the catalogue at the end of the Traité. First Edition. Gregory-Bartlett I p. 224. Cortot p. 162. Hirsch I 485. RISM BVI p. 684. & & Binding somewhat worn, rubbed, bumped and cracked; corners and hinges and spine restored; some abrasions and small holes to lower; endpapers worn; rear joint reinforced with tape. Uniform light browning, several signatures of the Traité moderately browned, as usual; very minor imperfections. . "Through their scope, originality, and influence, the writings of Jean-Philippe Rameau have attained a prominence nearly unparalleled in the history of music theory. Many of the ideas which shape modern analytical practice were established initially by Rameau." Damschroder and Williams p. 250. & & "A profoundly original thinker as well as the most important French composer of the 18th century, Rameau formulated many of the concepts that have remained at the core of Western harmonic theory to the present day... The epoch-making Traité, his first theoretical work, contains the most essential of his principles... Produced by one of the first-rate minds of the Age of Reason, the Traité is the real cornerstone in the modern theory of harmony." Reese: Fourscore Classics of Music Literature, pp. 66-67.& & The Nouveau Système expanded the first enunciation of Rameau&#39;s theories as presented in the Traité, which were then further developed in his Génération Harmonique published in 1737.

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        Lettre de R. Ismael Ben Abraham, Juif Converti, à M. l'Abbé Houteville, sur son Livre intitulé "La Religion Chrétienne prouvée par les Faits".

      A Paris, chez C. L. Thiboust, 1722. - in-12. XXVIII. 2ff. 205pp. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale. Ouvrage du grand orientaliste français Etienne Fourmont (1683-1745), qui le rédigea à l'occasion de la publication, la même année, du livre de l'abbé Houteville ("La Religion Chrétienne prouvée par les faits"). C'est une réfutation véhémente, exprimée à travers la voix d'un juif imaginaire, des préjugés théologiques entretenus en France à l'égard des juifs, même convertis. L'auteur dénonçait notamment la méconnaissance de la langue hébraïque et des langues orientales dans les milieux érudits français. "En Allemagne et en Hollande, comme il y a beaucoup de Juifs, et que les Langues Orientales y sont cultivées, s'il arrive quelque dispute littéraire, on ne s'étonne nullement de voir un Rabbin de la partie: les François souffrent, lorsqu'ils entendent parler d'un Juif: ils se défient du Juif converti, comme des autres; l'esprit toujours préoccupé d'un Judaisme qui n'est plus, ils ne le voyent agréablement qu'après quatre ou cinq générations" (préface). Deux feuillets légèrement déboîtés. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Oeuvres

      a la Haye: Vaillant, Goosse, Hondt -, 1722 - There are 561 identifiable items in the Library of Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon in Lacroix's census, as well as 175 missing books. This is number 469 in his inventory. Although books from the Queen's library at the Petit Trianon surface from time to time, they are quite scarce and difficult to come by (MARIE ANTOINETTE) Volumes 1-2 ONLY [of 4] vols., 12mo. Illustrated with engraved plates after Picard. Bound in full 18th-century tan calf, gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt spines with raised bands; the arms of MARIE ANTOINETTE stamped in gilt on upper and lower covers; and with the gilt- stamped letters "C[hateau] T[rianon]," surmounted by a crown, at the foot of each spine. Upper joints starting, spines slightly darkened, but overall, quite attractive. No. 469 (pp. 85-86) of Bibliothèque de la Reine Marie Antoinette au Petit Trianon by P. Lacroix, 1863. Provenance: Morocco ex-libris of the 19th-century bibliophile, Baron L. Double, in each volume; and bookplate of Samuel Putnam Avery in Vol. II; and from the library of LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stor graverad plansch över slaget vid Lesna (eller Lesnaja) den 28 september 1708, efter målning av Martin le Jeune och graverad av Nikolas Martin de Larmessin.

      Utan ort, (ca 1722). Stor folio. (53x74 cm). Något svagt avdrag. Vikt på mitten och en bläckplump i övre hörnet. Snoilsky s. 206, med ett defekt exemplar. Peter den Store & Karl XII nr. 208. Skildring av slaget. I mitten syns en infanteristrid i en skog och i förgrunden, till höger i bild rider tsar Peter med kommandokäpp i handen, åtföljd af generaler och adjutanter. Under bilden rysk text i tre rader. Vid slaget vid byn Lesna segrade Peter den store över Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupts svenska kår som var på väg från Riga till Ukraina med förstärkningar till huvudarmén. Segern fick stor betydelse för den ryska stridsmoralen och utnyttjades också duktigt i den ryska propagandan; slaget kallades senare för "Poltavaslagets moder". För Karl XII innebar förlusten att han fick ändra sina planer för det fortsatta fälttåget, och bl.a. avstå från marschen mot Moskva. Den ryske hovmålaren Pierre-Denis Martin le Jeune (1663-1742) målade ett antal stora bataljmålningar över ryska segrar i Nordiska kriget, vilka graverades av bl.a. Charles Simonneau (1645-1728) och Nikolas Martin de Larmessin (1640-1725)

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        De medicina libri octo. = De medicina praecepta saluberrima.

      Subject: (Medicina). Padova, Cominiana, 1722, due vol. in uno come d'uso, 8vo piena pergamena coeva con tassello rosso al dorso, pp. (14)-LXXII-598-(32) + 116 con marca del Volpi xil. al colophon e (2) pp. di catalogo cominiano. Ritratto di Celso inciso in rame in antip. al primo frontespizio, che pure ha una vignetta incisa in rame cos? come due belle incisione n.t. (di strumenti). Ia elegante al solito, edizione cominiana delle due opere, poi ristampate nel 1750. La prima opera porta la dedica a G.B. Morgagni. Brunet, 1727.

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        Le Sacre de Louis XV, Roy de France & de Navarre dans l&#39;Eglise de Reims, Le Dimanche XXV Octobre 1722

      Paris, 1722 [ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST]. Très grand in-folio (640 x 475 mm), Reliure moderne en parfaite condition avec les armoiries de Louis XV gravé sur le plat du dessus. Toutes tranches dorées. Inclut dans un boitier en parfaite condition. Superbe ouvrage, entièrement gravé, auquel ont participé dix-neuf des plus célèbres peintres et graveurs du début du XVIIIème siècle (d&#39;Ulin, Cochin, de L&#39;Armessin, Tardieu, Edelinck, Chereau, Jaurat, Drevet etc...) se partageant le dessin et la gravure des planches, des bordures, des cartouches, des culs-de-lampe et bandeaux, et laissant la gravure du texte à de Berey et Baillieul. Impression sur vergé fort. Noms des peintres (feuillet en regard du titre) ; titre, (32 feuillets), 9 planches doubles ; 30 planches de costumes ; (1 feuillet double) pour la table. Les gravures sont en très bonne condition, sans inscription et propres. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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        THE PILGRIM&#39;S PROGRESS. FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME. 3rd PART

      London, A. Bettesworth at the Red Lion, 1722.. Delivered under the similitude of a Dream SHEWING The several Difficulties and dangers met with and the many Victories he obtained over the World, the Flesh and the Devil. Together with His happy Arrival at the Celestial City and the Glory and Joy he found to his Eternal Comfort. To which is Added The LIFE and DEATH of JOHN BUNYAN Author of the First and Second Part. Compleating the Whole Progress. THIRD PART ONLY, 10th edition 1722, 12mo, 150 x 90 mm, 6 x 3½ inches, woodcut frontispiece, pages: [8], 138 plus 32. The Life and Death of John Bunyan, A1-H6, modern full leather binding, gilt lettering and date to spine, blind rules to spine and edges of covers, new endpapers. Professional repairs to margins of frontispiece, title page and last page, tips of top corners missing from first 7 leaves, the remaining corners dog-eared, top and bottom, page 121 has a tear with loss to the outer margin with small loss of text, a few small nicks to outer margins, old ink names and scribble on blank side of frontispiece, old ink scribble and small stains to verso and recto of title page, not affecting text, light old ink scribble to first page of the Life and Death, not affecting text, small light ink stain to last page and 1 underlining, text all legible, light age-browning throughout. The Third Part is a pseudepigraphic sequel to John Bunyan&#39;s The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress written by an anonymous author. It was published with Bunyan&#39;s work in editions from 1693 to 1852 because it was believed to be written by Bunyan. It presents the pilgrimage of Tender-Conscience and his companions. An acceptable copy of a scarce edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Opera Omnia. Tomus III. ( Vol. 3 De 8) : Introductoria Artis Demonstrativae. - Ars Demonstrativa. - Lectura Super Figuras Artis Demon. - Liber Chaos. - Compendiu Seu Comentu Art . Dem. - Ars Inveniendi Particularia in Univ. - Liber Propositionum .

      Ex Officina Typographica Mayeriana, Moguntiae 1722 - Portada grabada y a dos tintas - 1 h. - 54pp. - 26 láminas con figuras y gráficos, a varias tintas - 38pp. - 112pp. - 51pp. - 44pp. - 160pp. - 1 lámina con una figura a varias tintas - 50pp. - 9 láminas con figuras a varias tintas - 62pp. y 1 h. Muy buen ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel. Lomera con nervios. Puntas algo cansadas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Außerlesene Denckwürdigkeiten Von der Sowohl Uralten, als Kunstreichen St. Stephans Dom-Kirchen und Thürmen zu Wienn in Oesterreich

      Wien, Andreas Heyinger 1722.. 2 Bde. in 1 geb. 8°. 296 S. Mit 2 gefalt. Kupfertaf. (1 Ansicht von der Seite des Südturms u. 1 Grundr.) Pgmt. d. Zt. Durchgeh. Tintenfleck in d. rechten unteren Ecke. Kupfer davon unbeeinträchtigt. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Gugitz III, 14198; de Backer-S. II, 1154; Slg. Eckl IV, 352 ("Selten").; Nicht in Slg. Mayer. - Ein Jahr zuvor erschien bei Heyinger eine Ausg. in lateinischer Sprache. Frühes Werk über die (Bau-)Geschichte (ab 1140) des Wiener Stephansdoms. Die Kupfer zeigen eine Ansicht des Doms, das zweite den Grundriß. - Beigebunden: BEHR, Georg Heinrich. Strasburger Münster und Thurn-Büchlein oder kurzer Begriff der merkwürdigsten Sachen, so im Münster und dasigen Thurn zu finden... Strasburg, Seyfried 1749. 8°. 157 S., 11 nn. S. (Register) Mit 10 Kupfertaf. (dav. 5 gefalt.). Stellenw. stockfl.

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        GABINETTO ARMONICO PIENO D&#39;ISTROMENTI SONORI

      Rome: Giorgio Placho, 1722. First Edition. Hardcover. Small library ink stamp on the verso of the title page and a small skimmed spot on the spine from the removal of a sticker. Occasional small marginal closed tear, some neatly repaired on verso. Darkening to vellum. Near Fine copy. Quarto (6-1/2" x 9") bound in contemporary full vellum. [xvi], 170, [1] pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, an engraved dedication page, and 138 lovely full-page copper engravings of various instruments, some quite fanciful, played by people from different cultures in their native costumes (numbered I-CXXXVI, with two plates numbered XII-XIII and XIII-XIV; two plates with duplicate numbers but different images XXIX and LXXVIII; and two unnumbered plates. The scarce First Issue (Brunet, column 1086). The Second Issue, as well as the 1723 edition, had 151 plates with additional text in the index. A beautifully illustrated book and one of the principal sources for the history of musical instruments in the 18th century as well as being one of the earliest attempts to describe and depict every known musical instrument from the ancient times. Each instrument is illustrated being played by a native from its region of origin giving the book additional interest ethnologically and for its costumes. The work is dedicated to King David, who is shown playing the harp in the frontispiece. Of especial interest is the folding plate depicting the surreal and magnificent organ designed by Michele Todino for the Palazzo Signori Verospi in Rome. The learned Jesuit polymath, Filippo Bonanni (1638&#150;1725), published on a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from natural history and biology to numismatics. The present book, his last, is based on the Society&#39;s Collegio Romano&#39;s collection where Bonanni succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as professor of mathematics.

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        The West Riding of Yorkshire

      London: , 1722. Mounted size: 495 × 550 mm. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. Very good condition. A superb county map of the West Riding of Yorkshire by Robert Morden, published in his popular &#39;Camden&#39;s Britannia&#39; atlas, first issued in 1695. The map features a decorative, scrolled title cartouche and mileage scales. All major towns are shown in red, and all physical features are lovingly and accurately engraved.

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        The Works of That Eminent and Learned Lawyer, Sir George Mackenzie

      1722. Mackenzie, Sir George [1636(?)-1691]. The Works of that Eminent and Learned Lawyer, Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, Advocate to King Charles II. And King James VII. With Many Learned Treatises of His, Never Before Printed. Edinburgh: Printed and Published by James Watson, 1716, 1722. Two volumes. Copperplate portrait frontispiece in each volume, division title page and 30 plates. Folio (15" x 9-1/2"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked retaining spines, hinges mended. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, a few nicks to boards. Woodcut head-pieces and tail-pieces, decorated initials and 30 copperplate engravings. Offsetting to margins of endleaves, light toning to text, somewhat darker in places, light foxing to a few leaves in each volume. A notably handsome set. * Only edition. Mackenzie was Lord Advocate during the reigns of Charles II and James II. He is best known for his leading role in the persecution of Scottish Presbyterians, which earned him the nickname "Bloody MacKenzie." (In many cases, he bent the law to secure a conviction.) He was an important jurist, scholar and author, and the founder of the Advocates Library, which is now the national law library for Scotland. This set collects all of his legal, historical and literary works except Aretina and The Discovery of the Fanatical Plot. The Science of Heraldry is preceded by a copperplate pictorial title page and is embellished with 30 copperplates illustrating heraldic devices. Unlike most sets, Volume II of our copy has a portrait frontispiece. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 5:74.

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        Istoria di Lodovico il grande

      per Gius. Vigone, e Gius. Cairolo,, In Milano, 1722 - Tre volumi in-quarto (cm. 24), pp. (24) 551; (18) 506; (24) 432. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con nervi passanti, dorsi con piccoli nervi con titoli manoscritti. Bruniture sparse ed alcuni aloni chiari che interessano prevalentemente il secondo volume. Peraltro esemplare marginoso ed in buono stato di conservazione. Opera non comune ed assai documentata. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Sacre de Louis XV, Roy de France & de Navarre dans l&#39;Eglise de Reims, Le Dimanche XXV Octobre 1722

      Paris, 1722 [ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST]. Très grand in-folio (640 x 475 mm), 1/2 maroquin cerise à grains longs, à décor de fleur-de-lys dans les entre-nerfs. Toutes tranches dorées. Reliure établie vers 1820. (Reliure très légèrement frottée; quelques rares rousseurs. Déchirure réparée sur le titre). Superbe ouvrage, entièrement gravé, auquel ont participé dix-neuf des plus célèbres peintres et graveurs du début du XVIIIème siècle (d&#39;Ulin, Cochin, de L&#39;Armessin, Tardieu, Edelinck, Chereau, Jaurat, Drevet etc...) se partageant le dessin et la gravure des planches, des bordures, des cartouches, des culs-de-lampe et bandeaux, et laissant la gravure du texte à de Berey et Baillieul. Impression sur vergé fort. Noms des peintres (feuillet en regard du titre) ; titre, (32 feuillets), 9 planches doubles ; 30 planches de costumes ; (1 feuillet double) pour la table. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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        Carte d&#39;Amerique dressee pour l&#39;usage du Roy

      Paris: Phillipe Buache, 1722 [but 1745]. Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. 21 1/8 x 30 1/2 inches. A Buache issue of a noted De L&#39;Isle&#39;s map of the Western hemisphere This map by De L&#39;Isle is one of the three original maps of America noted by Tooley as being a prototype for many maps of the region published in the 18th century. "Depicts North and South America, the west coast taken north to Cap Mendocin and Cap Blanc with a note, &#39;Entree decouverte par Martin d&#39;Aguilar&#39;" (Tooley). In this issue of De l&#39;Isle&#39;s 1722 map, Buache has re-engraved the plate, adding a floral garland to the cartouche, among other incidental, decorative changes. Tooley, "French Mapping of the Americas" 5 in Tooley, The Mapping of America.

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        Tractatus Juridicus De Amore, Von der Liebe [and two others]

      1722. Bechmann, J[ohann] V[olckmar] [1624-1689]. Tractatus Juridicus De Amore, Von der Liebe. Halle: Impensis Jo. Christ. Hendelli, 1722. 2, 46 pp. Woodcut title vignette. [Bound with] Grupen, Christian Ulrich [1692-1767]. Schediasma de Amoris Illecebris: Von Liebes-Caressen und Charmiren in Nuptias Treverianas et Griesebachianas Emissum. Jena: Litteris Mullerianis, [1715]. 20 pp. Woodcut title vignette and tail-piece. [Bound with] Grupen, C[hristian] U[lrich]. Tractatio Iuridica de Virgine Prae Vidua Ducenda, Das es Besser Sey, Eine Jungfer zu Heyrathen, als Eine Wittwe. Cui Subjiciuntur Quaedam de Virgine Florentina Sive Pandectis Florentinis Corollaria. Jena: Sumptibus Christoph. David. Wertheri, [1720]. [iv], [5]-68. Woodcut title vignette and tail-piece. Quarto (7-1/2" x 6"). Disbound, light rubbing to extremities, careful repair to title page of first title, which is just beginning to detach at foot. Toning, light foxing in a few places. Early annotations to heads of title pages, otherwise clean. Appealing copies of three scarce items. * Tractatus Juridicus: second edition; Amoris Illecebris: first edition; Tractatio Iuridica de Virgine: third edition. These three items are satirical essays on love and marriage in the manner of academic theses. Bechmann was a professor of law at the University of Jena. Grupen was a notable legal scholar and historian who served as an advisor to the House of Hanover. His publications include De Uxore Theoretica (1748). Tractatus Juridicus: KVK locates 4 copies, OCLC locates none. No copies located in North America. Amoris Illecebris: KVK and OCLC locate 4 copies, 2 in North America (at Yale Law School and UC-Berkeley Law School). Tractatio Iuridica de Virgine: KVK and OCLC locate 2 copies, none in North America. All editions of these titles are scarce.

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        HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, IN FOUR PARTS

      London: B. and S. Tooke, 1722. Second Edition, revised and englared. Three Quarters Leather. Octavo. PART I. THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA, AND THE GOVERNMENT THEREOF, TO THE YEAR 1706; II. THE NATURAL PRODUCTIONS AND CONVENIENCIES OF THE COUNTRY, SUITED TO TRADE AND IMPROVEMENT; III. THE NATIVE INDIANS, THEIR RELIGION, LAWS, AND CUSTOMS, IN WAR AND PEACE; IV. THE PRESENT STATE OF THE COUNTRY, AS TO THE POLITY OF THE GOVERNMENT, AND THE IMPROVEMENTS OF THE LAND, THE 10th OF JUNE, 1720. [8], 284, [24]. Lacking 4 pp. ads. Three-quarters bound in 19th century morocco with corners and marbled paper over boards; light shelfwear to the extremities; an attractive binding; top portion of the title page has been trimmed of a previous owner name; foxing and toning throughout; complete with 14 engraved plates and engraved title page; a few plates are trimmed close and several have early mends to the verso. Among the most important early histories of Virginia and the first written by a native Virginian. According to Howes it is &#147;the best contemporary record of [Virginia&#146;s] aboriginal tribes and of the life of its early settlers.&#148; Illustrated with iconic engravings of the native inhabitants by French engraver Simon Gribelin after Theodor de Bry&#146;s engravings for Hariot&#146;s, &#147;A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia.&#148; Sabin 5113, Church 885, Howes B410 (2nd edition); Streeter 1099.

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        DOCUMENTS, EACH SIGNED BY ONE OF THE FOUR KING GEORGES

      England: manuscript, 1722-1821. Very Good. SIX DOCUMENTS SIGNED: _____ GEORGE I: Warrant signed by George I ( 4 pp., 1722) . "Warrant for Affixing the Great Seal to an Act of Guaranty" dated September 4, 1722. An aftermath of the Quadruple Alliance and England&#39;s brief war with Spain, 1718-1720. The warrant, of one page in Englishwith official seal, is followed by the treaty, 3 pp. in Latin, guaranteeing to the Duke of Savoy the Kingdom of Sardinia._____ GEORGE II: Commission signed by George II (1735) . This single page military commission of July 1, 1735, in German and with paper seal affixed, appoints Helwig Sinold, Baron von Schutz, to the rank of General Lieutenant. Accompanied by three engraved portraits of George II. --and-- Birthday Greeting signed by George II (1756). King George II sends a December 31(?), 1756 reply to a Christmas greeting from a royal cousin. Consists of a 1 1/2 page (single sheet) in German. _____ GEORGE III: Warrant signed by George III (1784). This Paymaster General&#39;s warrant, in English and dated September 19, 1784, orders payment of more than twelve thousand pounds for eight month&#39;s service of one regiment which conveys an idea of just how heavy a burden the American war had been to the Mother Country. --and-- Clipped document signature by George III (no date). This clipped signature with paper seal intact is accompanied by three engravings of George III. _____ GEORGE IV: Commission signed by George IV (1821). Printed single page commission, on vellum, of John Deschampes, Gentleman, as "Second Lieutenant in Our Royal Regiment of Artillery" signed by George IV on December 14, 1831. Accompanied by seven engraved portraits of George IV and a biographical clipping, all with signs of mounting. _____ The aforementioned documents are accompanied by a copy of J. H. Plumb&#39;s THE FIRST FOUR GEORGES. 3rd ed., 1975 with a professor&#39;s Ex Libris (no connection to the documents). These documents were most likely all purchased many years ago from Walter R. Benjamin Autographs of 18 East 77th St., NY, NY. All are enclosed in archival folders with inner paper flaps. _____ A VERY DISTINGUISHED GATHERING OF BRITISH ROYALTY.

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        Praelectiones viadrinae de cautelis contractuum necessariis

      Wittenberg, G. Zimmermann 1722.. gr.-8°. 4 Bll., 584 S., 32 Bll. Pgmt. d. Zt. Vorderer Deckelbezug mit ergänzter Fehlstelle, Eintrag auf flieg. Vorsatzbl., Tit. m. altem hs. Besitzervermerk. ADB XXXVI, 702 - Samuel Stryk, auch: Sticke, Stryck (1640-1710), war ein deutscher Jurist und drei Perioden hindurch der Rektor der Universität von Frankfurt am Main. Das Werk ist in lateinischer und deutscher Sprache verfasst.

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        A Map of Carolana and of the River Meschacebe &c

      [London: 1722-1741]. Copper-engraved map. Inset of the Mississippi delta titled "A Map of the Mouth of the River Meschacebe." Old ink manuscript notation in cartouche dating the map 1727. (Old folds). 17 1/4 x 21 3/4 inches. Among the earliest English cartographic depictions of the Mississippi Valley. At the end of the seventeenth century, the Coxe family laid claim to an enormous region in the South based on royal grants received by Dr. Daniel Coxe (1640-1730), with the intention of forming a trading company to establish an English colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River. In 1722 (and with subsequent editions to 1741), Colonel Daniel Coxe (1673-1739), who had travelled in America in 1702, published a description of the region to further his family&#39;s claims. "Apparently to avoid conflict with the established settlements of the lords proprietors only the country west of the settled portion of Carolina was claimed by Coxe" (Cumming). Beyond his own claims, Coxe published the work to raise awareness of the significant potential of the area and the dangers posed by French incursions. Partly based on mappings by Delisle, the map holds the distinction of being among the earliest English depictions of the Mississippi Valley and one of few maps to name the region Carolana. It improved on many of the previous maps by eliminating the mountain ranges that were often shown as running beside the Mississippi River, as well as correctly fixing the location of the Appalachian and Ozark mountains. It extends as far north as the Great Lakes and includes an inset of the Mississippi Delta. A hachured line on the map running from Lake Champlain in the north to Port Royal in the south delineates what the French believed the boundary to be between the English colonies and their vast Louisiana claim. English place names, particularly in the large inset of the Mississippi Delta, reflect the British designs on the region. Cumming, Southeast in Early Maps 190; Charting Louisiana, pp. 41-44; cf. Church 886; cf. Clark I:68; cf. European Americana 741/48; cf. Howes C826; cf. JCB (1)III:679; cf. Sabin 17281; cf. Vail 409.

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        Gabinetto Armonico. Pieno d&#39;Istromenti Sonori Indicati, e Spiegati

      Roma: Giorgio Placho, 1722. Second edition. Full Sheep. Fine. Small 4to. (24 by 19 cm, 9.75 by 7.25 inches. [16], 177, [1] pp, including half-title. With two engraved frontispieces and 151 engraved plates of musical instruments and their players. One plate is folding. Some of the instruments are fanciful. Instruments also include non-European instruments. The instruments were in the collection of the Collegium Romanum where Bonanni was a professor of mathematics. Contemporary sprinkled sheep with gilt decoration and raised bands on spine. Some rubbing to spine, more pronounced on bands. Abrasion by upper front joint. Some scuffs on boards. Interior is tight, and such soiling as there is on the leaves is light, occasional and inobtrusive. There was an inscripion at the bottom of title page that someone removed and in doing so left some abrasion and pinprick holes, again, not obtrusive.

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        JOH. CHRISTOPHORI STURMII, Philosophi et Mathematici post fata quoque celeberrimi, PRAELECTIONES ACADEMICAE, Quarum Prima, Astrologiæ Divinatricis vanitatem pro cathedra demonstratam; Altera, Doctrinam Mathesis Universalis;

      Francofurti & Lipsiae, Apud Danielem Bartholomaei, ...Typis Christiani Ulrici Wagneri, 1722.. Tertia, Incomprehensibilia Matheseos; Quarta denique Arithmeticam Sacram tractat; Olim in Academia Altdorffina auditoribus in calamum dictatae, Nunc ad satisfaciendum multorum desideriis in vulgus editae & studiosae praesertim juventutu vindicatae a Davide Algowero, in S.T.V.D.M. & Prof. P. Ulm. FIRST EDITION 1722, Latin text, small 4to, approximately 195 x 155 mm, 7¾ x 6 inches, title pzge printed red and black, some historiated initials and head- and tailpieces, 2 folding geometric plates at rear, pages: (12), 207, (1 - errata), bound in full contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, gilt ruled compartments with floral motif, gilt lettered tan morocco label, all edges speckled red. Binding slightly rubbed, small amateur repair to top compartment on spine, a couple of very small dark stains to lower cover, a few ink numbers and letters to front endpapers, title page faintly browned, many pages of text browned, all still easily legible. A very good copy. Johann Christoph Sturm (1635-1703) was rector and professor of mathematics and physics at the University of Altdorf. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Historia genealogica principum Saxoniae Svperioris. Qva Recensentvr Stemma Witichindevm, Origines Familiæ Saxonicæ Regnantis ... Nec Non Origines Familiæ Anhaltinæ; Accedvnt Appendicis Loco Origines Sabavdicæ; Stemma Desiderianvm Genvinvm ... Ac Tandem Refvtatio Eorvm, Qvi Friderico II. Avstriæ Dvci Vxorem Tribvervnt Gertrvdem Brvnsvicensem; Omnia Ex Monumentis Fide Dignis Et Magnam Partem Hactenvs Ignotis, Demonstravit Jo. Georgivs Eccardvs

      Leipzig, Gleditsch 1722. 36 cm. 24 S., 694 Sp., (19) Seiten mit 4 Kupfertafeln, 1 gefalteten Stammtafel (= Spalten 105-106) und mehreren Stammtafeln im Text, Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Eckart, Lex. 59 - Ulrich II, 204 - Erstausgabe. Eccard (Eckhart), Historiograph des welfischen Gesamthauses, war wegen seiner quellen- und sprachgeschichtlichen Kenntnisse ein unentbehrlicher Mitarbeiter Leibniz&#39; (NDB IV, 271). Enthält unter anderem: Stemma Witichindi Magni Ducis Saxonum; Origines serenissimae ac potentissimae domus Saxonicae; Probationes historiae genealogicae Marchionum Misnensium ex veterum principum Brunsvicensium stirpe; Probationes historiae genealogiae veterum Landgraviorum Thuringiae. Angebunden: Eccard, Johann Georg von: Origines serenissimae ac potentissimae familiae Habsburgo-Austriacae ex monvmentis veteribvs, scriptoribvs coætaneis, diplomatibvs, chartisque nvnc primvm continva serie ab origine prima ad Rvdolfvm Imp. vsqve demonstratæ, et S. Cæsareæ ac catholicæ majestati ... / a Jo. Georgio Eccardo ... Leipzig, Gleditsch 1721. (8) S., 264 Sp., (12) Seiten mit 2 gestochenen Textvignetten und 2 Kupfertafeln. - NDB IV, 271 - Eckart, Lex. 59 - Ulrich II, 280 - Erstausgabe. Kanten Schabspuren, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Mit Besitzeintrag von Adrianus Marinus Ledeboer (1797 - 1866, Arzt in Rotterdam, vergleiche Hirsch III, 714) - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        . Les Regles du Dessein et du Lavis, pour les Plans particuliers des Ouvrages & des Bâtimens, & pour leurs Coupes, Profils, Elevations & Façades, tant de l&#39;Architecture militaire que civile: comme aussi pour le Plan en entier d&#39;une place; pour sa carte particuliere, & pour celles des Elections, des Provinces, & des Royaumes

      14 engraved plates (all but one folding or double-page). 10 p.l., 130, [4] pp. 8vo, cont. speckled calf (unimportant faint dampstaining at end), spine gilt. Paris: C. Jombert, 1722. Second edition of this rare book (1st ed.: 1721, with the author&#39;s name spelled Bouchotte); it was a standard 18th-century manual of architectural and engineering drawing. The fine plates depict drawing instruments, scales, and symbols used on the plans and maps as well as the various kinds of drawings which could be executed. "Includes full details on materials, especially colours. Also gives a list of drawing materials and where to find them including pigments, papers, brushes, pens and crayons."-Massing 15. This was a very popular and successful work; there were later editions in 1743, 1754, and 1755. Buchotte is described on the title as "Ingenieur ordinaire du Roy." Fine copy. &#10087; Berlin Cat. 2543-(giving 1722 as the 1st ed.). .

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        La Medecine Statique De Sanctorius, ou L&#39;Art De Se Conserver la sante par la transpiration, traduite en Francois Par sue M. Le Breton, Medecin de la Faculte de Paris

      Paris: Claude Jombert, 1722. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 119 pages [*7,A8-O8]. 13 1/2 x 9 cm. Engraved frontispiece. Italian physiologist, physician and professor, Santorio initiated his medical practice in Venice, 1599, where he became part of a learned circle that included Galileo. He invented a device he called the "pulsilogium" for measuring the pulse which was the first machine sytstem in medical history. His most famous experiments involve the study of bodily weight. This work made him famous throughout Europe. He was the first to apply a numerical scale to the thermoscope, which later evolved into the thermometer [see: PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 182]. Raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt, red leather spine label printed in gilt, marbled boards, bookplate, backstrip worn head and foot, front cover joint cracked but firm.

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        NUOVO LIBRO DI CARATTERI DIVERSI DE SCRITTURA FORMATA, E CORSIVA PERFETTA. AD USO PRATTICO E MODERNO...ED INTAGLIATTI DA DE BEREY IN PARIGGI

      Torino: Reycends & Guiberts. (c. 1722). oblong folio, contemporary blue wrappers. 26 engraved leaves (of 28).. Text in Italian. A manual by Italian writing master Pitois. One of a number of his works produced in Turin by Reycends Brothers and the book/mapseller firm Guibert. At the beginning of the 18th century, the Rome-Venice hegemony in penmanship was waning, due to growing French influence in calligraphy. This slant towards French taste is revealed in the "Moderno" of the title, and the fact that most of the twenty-six leaves are marked as engraved in Paris by artist Claude-Auguste de Berey. From 1690 to 1730 de Berey, or Berey, engraved the plates for several well-known French works on calligraphy. All the firm&#39;s writing manuals printed at this time were engraved in Paris (Barker, p. 147). Two leaves lacking. Soiled, margins chipped, old fold at center.

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        Coutumes Du Bailliage De Vitry En Perthois, Avec un Commentaire

      1722 - Durand, Etienne [1667-1735]. Coutumes Du Bailliage De Vitry En Perthois. Avec un Commentaire; Et une Description Abregee de la Noblesse de France, Par Rapport au Chapitre des Fiefs, & Autres Dispositions qui Concernent la Noblesse en Cette Coutume. Chaalons: Claude Bouchard, 1722. [x], 626, 20, [64] pp. Folio (14-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, a few minor scuffs and stains to boards. Title printed in red and black. Woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces, and decorated initials. Light toning to text, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places. Early inscription of a notary near foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. An attractive copy. * Only edition. The essay on nobility has a separate title page. The final treatment of customary law for the jurisdiction of Vitry-en-Perthois, in Marne, Champagne-Ardenne. It is preceded by a series of coutumiers (1651-1676) edited by Charles de Salligny, another series (1567-1656) edited by Charles Du Moulin, and a series of anonymous editions ca. 1511-1555. The author, Estienne Durand was an avocat au Parlement, and a resident of Rethel-Mazarin in Champagne-Ardenne, north of Reims. OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, George Washington University, Harvard, UC-Berkeley). Gouron & Terrin, Bibliographie des Coutumes de France 2158. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabulae Anatomicae, 1722 (Folio Size, 47 Plates)

      Amsterdam: R. & G. Wetstenios, 1722. Second edition. Folio. 375 x 235 cm. Contemporary brown boards, calf spine with six raised bands, label with title. Engraved title-page showing illustration of a dissection and exquisite 47 full-page engraved plates all fine, with superior registration and dark impressions. On an attached string is the original ruler usually not found. Eustachio&#39;s finely executed drawings for the Tabulae depicting the thorax, nervous system, various organs and vascular structures were equal to any drawn in the period. The Dutch 1722 is of great rarity and few complete copies have survived in contemporary bindings. Tomlinson remarks, "Eustachio&#39;s plates are remarkable not only for the advanced anatomical knowledge shown, but also for the original method of identification of structures drawn on the plates, and for their artistic qualities." A complete, tall copy, contents clean and bright with the only flaw being a crude mending of tears to the lower corner of the title page. There is a loss of some of the paper, but not affecting any lettering or the engraving. Binding worn with top one inch of spine worn away, corners chipped, edges worn. Still a well-preserved and attractive binding; moreso, a nearly fine example of all of the engravings.

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        BRITANNIA: Or a Chorographical Fescription of Great Britain and Ireland, Together with the Adjacent Lands VOL.II

      London: Mary Matthews, 1722. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Cover is worn, but intact. Front & Back hinges are cracked and attached by the spine reinforcement cords (Lower two cords are broke on front hinge). This volume was "printed by Mary Matthews for Awnsham Churchill." Contains pages 698 to 1526 with Appendix (I. Annals of Ireland; II. History of the O&#39;Neals and their Rebellion&#39;s in Ireland; III. Chronicle of the Kings of MAN); Mr Holland&#39;s Insertions in the Text of Mr Camden; and the Index. Alas, Volume II does not contain maps. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Your order ships by next business day with USPS delivery confirmation.

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        Oppian&#39;s Halieuticks of the Nature of Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients In V Books. Translated from the Greek, With an Account of Oppian&#39;s Life and Writings, and a Catalogue of his Fishes

      Oxford: Printed at The Theater, 1722. First Edition in English. Engraved title vignette. [8], 232, [7, list of subscribers]. Bound in contemporary gilt paneled full red morocco, a.e.g. Spine faded, and slightly split. A Handsome copy. Lowndes 1726; Brunet IV: 196; Heckscher 1483; Westwood & Satchel, 164; lDean&#39;s Bibliography of Fishes (Dean III:295) states that "of all the ancient writers on fish and fishing, Oppian is easily the most important"; Wood p. 500 . "The labor of translating this Greco-Roman author was divided between Mr. Diaper (Pt. 1, Books I and II) and John Jones (Pt. 2, Books III to V). The latter contributor also wrote an account of Oppian"s life and writings and compiled a catalogue of his Fishes. The contests between rival factions in the sea are amusingly drawn in the lines relating to the Lobster, the Lamprey, and the Preke (octopus). The remarkable color-changes of the last named were well know to the ancients (Book II). "-Wood

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        Carte d&#39;Amerique dressée pour l&#39;usage du Roy

      Paris: Chez l&#39;Auteur, 1722. Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. 19 7/8 x 26 3/4 inches. First state of De l&#39;Isle&#39;s influential map of the western hemisphere. This fine map is one of three maps of North America produced and published by De l&#39;Isle which would become prototypes for much of the 18th century. This map "depicts North and South America, the west coast taken north to Cap Mendocin and Cap Blanc with a note, &#39;Entree decouverte par Martin d&#39;Aguilar&#39;" (Tooley). The present copy is an example of the first state of the map; the map would be re- issued by Buache circa 1745 with a floral garland around the cartouche. Tooley, "French Mapping of the Americas" 2 in Tooley, The Mapping of North America; Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast 523.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        DICTIONAIRE DE MARINE Contentant les Termes de la Navigation et de L&#39;Architecture Navale. Avec les Regles & Proportions qui doivent y etre observees. Ouvrage Enrichi de Figures

      Amsterdam: Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier, 1722. Pp. [xii], 776. Extra illustrated title-page, title-page in red & black with engraved vignette, frontispiece coat of arms, 18 engraved plates (includes 1 folding) of ships, navigational instruments, and tools, etc. + 12 hand-coloured plates containing 88 flags or "pavillons", numerous engraved illustrations throughout the text. Handsome full calf rebind by Robert Muma, Toronto, with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated spine panels, and gilt-stamped red morocco spine label, sewn endbands and new endpapers. Covers lightly scuffed, occasional offsetting to the text, occasional damp-stain lines to bottom corners or margins, repairs to the seams on the verso of the folding plate. Overall, a very good copy originally published in 1702 from the French minister turned author, most famous for "The Devils of Loudon" his native town. Text in French. . Full Leather. Very Good. Illus. by . Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        Annalium Ferdinandeorum Fünffter und Sechster Theil, Darinnen damals Ertz-Hertzog Ferdinands, hernach Römischen Kaysers des Andern dieses Rahmens, seine Reiß nach Rom, die Antretung der Regierung seiner Land und Leuth, seine erste Heyrath, die Religions-Reformation, fernere Reiß auf Regenspurg zum Reichs-Tag, Wie auch alle denckwürdige Geschichte, Geschäffte, Handlungen, Regierungen und Successionen aller Christlich- und vieler Heydnischen Potentaten in gantzer bekannten Welt erzehlet, Wie nicht weniger Der meisten Oesterreichischen vornehmsten Ministern sonderbahre erzeigte Dienste wahrhafftig von Anfang des 1598. bis zu End des 1607. Jahres beschrieben werden. Mit vielen Kupffer-Stücken gezieret

      Lpz., Weidmann 1722.. 5. u. 6. Tl. 4°. 7 Bll., (1) Sp. 1869-3230, 6 Bll. (Index). Tit in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit 18 Textkupf. u. 10 (v. 11) gefalt. gest. Kupfertaf. (je ca. 39 x 33 cm). Ldr. d. Zt. Rü. u. Hinterdeckel fachger. restaur. Taf. tlw. knittrig u. randrissig, 1 Taf. m. kl. restaur. Fehlstelle am unt. Rd. Graesse IV, 15; Lipperh. Ck 3 u. 4 - Die gefalt. Taf. zeigen: Die Eroberung von Raab (2 Taf.), Grosswardein, Stuhlweissenburg, Canischa, Die Geburt des Dauphin 1601 (Ludwig XIII), Ofen Pest (Budapest), Die Hinrichtung des Mareschall von Biron in Paris, Anschlag auf die Stadt Braunschweig, Der Anschlag auf den König von Frankreich 1605. - Gest. Wappen-Exlibris von Johann Wilhelm Graf v. Wurmbrandt und Stuppach Freiherr auf Steyersberg. Taf. Siebenbürgen fehlt. - Beigeb.: 7. u. 8. Teil. 1723. 8 Bll., 1247 Sp. Mit wdh.Titelvign., 13 Textkupf., 8 (v. 9) gefalt. Kupfertaf.: Huldigung und Firmetung Philippi IV. Königs in Spanien Anno 1608; Publication des Stillstandtes zwischen Spanien und Hollandt; Eigentliche Contrafractur aller unterschiedlichen Acten...; Der Römischen Keyserin Anna Krönung...; Triumph auffzug zu Paris; Pfaltzgraff Friedrich empfängt den Orden des Hosenbandes; Die Spanische und Frantzösische Printzesinnen werden gegeneinander ausgewechselt; Der Marquis d&#39;Ancre wird hingerichtet. Unter den Textkupfern eine Ansicht von Warschau. 1 Taf. zw. 627/628 fehlt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        THE NEW METHOD OF FORTIFICATION, as practised by MONSIEUR DE VAUBAN,

      London, printed for A. Bettesworth. 1722.. Engineer-General of France. Together with a New Treatise of Geometry. ... To which is now added, A Treatise of Military Orders, and The Art of Gunnery, or throwing of Bombs, Balls, &c. to hit any Object assign&#39;d. By W. Allingham, Master of the Mathematical-School in Channel-Row, Westminster. The fourth edition 1722, &#39;Carefully Revised & Corrected by the Original&#39;. 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4½ inches, engraved frontispiece or extra title page, 31 engraved folding plates, pages (16), 213, (3) - adverts, bound in full contemporary calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, gilt lettered morocco title label. Spine worn, label chipped, head of spine slightly chipped, upper hinge cracked, sturdy old paper repair to front inner hinge, lower hinge starting to crack, covers slightly scuffed, corners just slightly worn, ink name on front pastedown and at top of title page, small ink stain on 1 page, no loss, 6 neat ink notes, 2 plates have small pale stain to lower margin, 1 plate slightly ragged at fore-edge, not affecting image, a couple of plates misfolded and protruding slightly beyond text block, final plate has 2 small edge tears and a small split on 1 fold, all neatly repaired. Text block tight and firm. An acceptable working copy of a rare military book. Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (1633&#150;1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a Marshal of France and the foremost military engineer of his age. He was famous for his skill in both designing fortifications and in breaking through them. He also advised Louis XIV on how to consolidate France&#39;s borders, to make them more defensible. He made the radical suggestion of giving up some land that was indefensible to allow for a stronger, less porous border with France&#39;s neighbours. He was involved in the Siege of Maastricht (1673), the Siege of Valenciennes (1677) and the fortification of the cities of Strasbourg (1681) and Landau (1688). Often attributed to the pen of Vauban, this work is actually a translation of the Chevalier de Cambray&#39;s &#147;Maniere de fortifier de Mr. de Vauban" and was first published in English in 1691. The translator&#39;s Dedicatory Epistle is signed A. S. (Abel Swall). Recognised as an important work in its field the English edition was reprinted twice more in the 18th century after our fourth edition in 1748 and 1762. However it is very scarce in any edition. The book is in 3 sections: pages 1-61 A New Treatise of Geometry; pages 61-186 A Treatise of Fortification; pages 187-213 Military orders and the Art of Gunnery. Spaulding and Karpinski, Early Military Books in the Michigan Libraries, page 23, No. 201. Not in Sotheby&#39;s Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Part 10. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Histori¾ Ecclesiastic¾ Gentis Anglorum Libri quinque, auctore sancto & Venerabilli Baeda. Una cum reliquis ejus Operibus historicus in unam Volumen collectis. Cura et studio Johannis Smith,

      [Cambridge 1722], folio, 361x233 mm., [xi of 16],823+[13] pp., notes, appendix, index;. Best Edition - see Lowndes;. disbound, lacks TITLE, HALF TITLE), 3? PLATES., fold MAP???.

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        Pensées diverses, écrites à un docteur de Sorbonne, à l'occasion de la comète qui parut au mois de décembre 1680. [Suivi de] Addition aux Pensées diverses sur les Comètes [Suivi de] Continuation des Pensées diverses [.] ou Réponses à plusieurs dificultez que Monsieur *** a proposées à l'Auteur.

      Chez Herman Uytwerf 1722 - - Chez Herman Uytwerf, A Amsterdam _1722-1737, 4 volumes in-12 (10x16,5cm), (30) 312pp. et (2) 315-616pp. (18) et (30) 360pp. et (2) 363-802pp. (30), 3 ouvrages reliés en 4 volumes. - Edition regroupant les trois textes de Bayle : Pensées diverses (1722), Additions aux pensées diverses (1722) et Réponses à plusieurs dificultez (1736-1737). Plein veau blond marbré de l'époque. Dos lisses ornés de pièces de titre de maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaisons teintées de noir, caissons et fleurons dorés. Filets simples à froid en encadrement des plats. Toutes tranches rouges. Quatre coins émoussés. Bel exemplaire. Ensemble des trois ouvrages que Bayle consacre à la critique de la superstition, de l'intolérance et du fanatisme religieux en prenant commme base de sa discussion le passage de la comète. C'est le premier essai par lequel Bayle se fit connaître et il possède déjà toutes les qualités d'analyse qui feront la renommée de l'auteur. La Continuation des pensées diverses, où Bayle approfondit sa thèse, fut rédigée près de vingt ans après les Pensées diverses. La comparaison poussée entre l'athéisme et l'idolâtrie qu&#146;il développe, et la préférence déclarée de l&#146;auteur pour le premier, firent scandale. (30) 312pp. et (2) 315-616pp. (18) et (30) 360pp. et (2) 363-802pp. (30) . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 978 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems on Several Occasions - and Published by Mr. Pope

      London: Printed for B. Lintot -, 1722 - Pope wrote the magnificent dedication here, "To the Right Honorable Robt. Earl of Oxford," and issued the poems after his friends death, receiving £15 for them from Lintot First Edition. 8vo. Title printed in red and black. [8], 221, [3] pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Some minor edge rubbing. Bookplate of Shadwell Court Library. Foxon, p. 554 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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