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        Apparatus Biblicus Sive Manuductio Ad Sacram Scripturam

      Jacobum Certe, Lyon 1723 - 4to - over 9¾. Book. 3 fold-out maps and a total of 25 plates, including maps. At end, 11 copper engraved plates of animals, somewhat fanciful, and trees (3 plates). Most of the fold-outs have minor repairable tears. A few pages with ink smudges. Binding probably contemporary/original vellum with bowed boards, usual soilage and minor edge wear. Starting to front hinge. Ink and pencil notes about previous owners on the front endpapers.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Apparatus Biblicus sive Manuductio ad Sacram Scripturam, Tum clarius, tum facilius intelligendam

      Jacobum Certe, Lugduni (Lyons) 1723 - Quarto. [20], 422, [62]pp (Tables and Index). Original marbled calf with gold lettering and tooling on spine. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Printer's device on title page. Decorative head-, and tailpieces. In this work, Bernard Lamy, the renowned French Oratorian mathematician and theologian, calls in question the historical character of the book of Tobias and book of Judith, and maintains that even after the Council of Trent a difference of authority should be recognized between the proto-canonical and deutero-canonical books of the Bible. This study examines also such subjects as the history of the Hebrews and the Holy Land, a description of the Tabernacle and Temple, a history of the scriptures, and a great many tangential matters like the plants, animals, minerals, diseases, and customs mentioned in the Bible. This book is exquisitely illustrated with 1 in text engraving, and 22 fine copper plate engravings bound at rear (including 11 folding). One folding plate shows the Greek & Hebrew alphabets. Others include 11 plates depicting animals and plants, two maps, a plan of Jerusalem, a detailed temple plan, a priest with garments, a rabbi with tefillin, and 3 charts of coinage and measurements. Some age wear along edges of covers. Gold tooling partly faded on spine. Text in Latin. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New and Exact Plan of Ye City of London and Suburbs thereof, With the addition of the New Buildings, Churches &c. to this present Year 1723 (Not extant in any other,) Laid down in such a method that in an Instant, may easily be found any Place contain'd therein.

      Printed & Sold by Tho: Bowles next to the Chapter-house St. Paul?Äôs Church Yard,, London, 1723 - A city of meat eaters 620 by 1255mm. (24.5 by 49.5 inches). Engraved plan on three sheets joined, original outline hand-colour, a few marks and a few small tears skilfully repaired. Howgego 63 intermediate state between 3 and 3a. Large and detailed plan of London.The map bears grid lines for ease of reference, the major public buildings such as Westminster Abbey, The Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral, Buckingham House, and the Tower of London are represented as birds-eye views. The text upon the map gives the extent of London as "7500 Geometric paces, that is above 7 English Miles and a half" from west to east and "2500 paces, or 2 miles and a half" from north to south. There are about 5000 streets. The number of houses is calculated to be 110,000. The population is guessed at "by what is eaten": "There were in one Year, when it was less by two thirds [ie. in the mid seventeenth century], 67500 Beefs, 10 times as many Sheep, Besides Poultry &c. also every Year is brought into the River 400,000 at least Charldon of Coales". Also the number of "Buryings" was said to number 26,000 per year. The amount of ale and beer produced is said to be 20,000 barrels. Bowles acknowledges the source of these numbers as Sir William Petty (1623-1687), who through some crude statistical analysis calculated the population in the mid-seventeenth century. He estimated that there were 115,846 families and 695,076 souls; more than Paris, Rome, Rouen or Amsterdam, which were said to have some 500,000 souls. To the left of the text is a list of watermen and hackney carriage rates.The present plan is an intermediate state between Howgego 63 (3) and (3a). The date in the title is the same as state 3, however, an extra sheet has been added to the extend the plan to the east to include St Dunstan and Stepney; yet the plan does not include the areas of Mile End and Limehouse present in state 3a.Scale: 11 inches to 1 statute mile.

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        Hieronymi Fabricii Ab Aquapendente... Opera Chirurgica. Quorum Pars Prior Pentateuchum Chirurgicum, Posterior Operationes Chirurgicas Continet. Cum Indice Locupletissimo Capitum et Rerum

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Boutesteniana. Cover worn and detached. Text block firm. Some age toning to page ends and several leaves darkened but overall bright. Library stamp to title page. Illustrations G+. 1723. [First Edition]. Leather cover. 320mm x 200mm (13" x 8"). 743pp, + index. Engraved title page vignette and 9 folding engraved plates. .

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        The History of the Grecian War: in eight books

      London: by B. Motte; for D. Brown; D. Midwinter; B. Lintott; W. Taylor; and W. and J. Innys and B. Cowse,, 1723. Written by Thucydides. Faithfully translated from the original by Thomas Hobbes of Malmsbury. With maps describing the country. The third edition, corrected and amended. In two volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (197 × 122 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, double gilt rules, red morocco labels to style. With 2 engraved folding maps and 3 engraved plates, of which 2 are folding. Engraved bookplates of William Hanbury (1704-1768), of Kelmarsh, Northants, and his note of acquisition dated 25 Oct 1741. Some restoration to joints and extremities, pale dampstaining at beginning of vol. I, a good copy. Hobbes's translation of Thucydides, taken (unlike the only existing English version at the time) directly from the Greek, was first published in 1629. "Forty years later, in Vita Carmine Expressa, he said that he had written it so that his contemporaries might learn from the fate of Athenian democracy how much wiser one man is than the mass of men" (Macdonald & Hargreaves). The bibliography calls for a frontispiece portrait of Hobbes, but none was apparently ever inserted in this copy, nor does ESTC call for one.

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        Plutarchi Chaeronensis. Vitae parallelae, cum singulis aliquot. Graece et latine. Addunter variantes lectiones ex mss. codd. veteres & novae, doctorum virorum notae & emendationes, et indices accuratissimi [Five Volumes].

      Ex Officinâ Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts 1723-1729, Londini [London] - 4to. Half brown morocco over marbled boards; heads, tails, and raised bands decorated in gilt, gilt volume numbers and titles to two compartments, blind tooled decorations to three compartments, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Illus. with an engraved frontis (in Vol. I) by G[erard] van der Gucht after Thornhill, engraved portrait head pieces (from gems) also by van der Gucht, numerous woodcut head and tail pieces. Title page volume I in red and black; volumes 2-5 titles in Greek. A much admired and respected edition of Plutarch's Parallel Lives. Brunet called it "Belle edition qui represénte le texte de l'édition de Paris, 1624;" and Lowndes called it "An excellent edition." Augustine Bryan (d. 1726) was a classical scholar and Church of England clergyman educated at St Paul's School and Trinity College. The present work went to print just before his death only ten years after his graduation. It was completed by Moses du Soul. Both the Latin and Greek texts were printed primarily from the Paris edition of 1624, though with a few corrections and comments. Graesse V, 355. Lowndes IV, 1890. Brunet IV, 736. ESTC T106982. See ODNB, article/3787. Spines scuffed, extremities rubbed, short splits to joints near heads on two volumes, tears to head of spines with some minor loss on three volumes, top edge trimmed, occasional browning or toning, but still overall a very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Ecclesiastique (pour de continnuation à celle de feu), Prêtre,Abbé de Loc - Dieu,sous précepteur du Roy d'Espagne, de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne, de Monseigneur le Duc de Berry.

      Bruxelles, Eugene Henry Frick, 1723 - 1740. 36 volumes, in12mo, calf with raised bands in 6 compartments, shileds, with gilt titles and ornamental decoration. In very good condition. KEYWORDS:church history / religion

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        Mystica Ciudad de Dios. Milagro de su Omnipotencia y Abismo de la Gracia. Historia divina y vida de la Virgen .8 Volúmenes

      Imprenta de la Causa de la Virgen Madre, Madrid 1723 - piel rozada . . 3537 págs.

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        Introduzione alla fortificazione De Fer

      J.F. Bernard 1723 - Volume in-folio oblungo (cm. 25 x 37 ca.), legatura in mezza pergamena d?epoca con carta decorata; titolo manoscritto al dorso. Il volume è composto da 194 tavole a tutta pagina con ampi margini, di cui molte ripiegate + 1 tavola geografica riportante le distanze in leghe tra le pricipali città d?Europa +1 tavola-indice con l?elenco delle fortificazioni d?Europa così suddivise: 1 tavola con il frontespizio 12 tavole illustranti l?introduzione alla fortificazione con esempi e schemi geometrici (a queste sono aggiunte tre tavole con didascalie esplicative, poste a fianco o dopo le tavole: 3, 5, 8 e recanti lo stesso numero della tavola a cui si riferiscono). 82 tavole con le fortificazioni di città della Francia, dell?Olanda, del Belgio, del Lussemburgo, tutte a quel tempo appartenenti alla Francia. 42 tavole con le fortificazioni di città della Germania. 22 tavole con le fortificazioni di città d?Italia : Carmagnola, Cuneo, Nizza (3), Pinerolo, Torino, Vercelli, Verna (2), Villefranche-sur-Mer, battaglia della Marsaille, Miolans, Montmélian (2), Casale Monferrato, Valenza, Genova, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Siracusa, Milazzo. (Tavole da 138 a 159). 36 tavole con le fortificazioni di 22 località della Spagna, e, le restanti, di località della Svezia, della Polonia, dell?Ungheria, della Grecia, del Nordafrica, di Malta e del Québec. Note: 1) al posto della tavola della città di Strasburgo vi è la tavola della citta belga di Ath 2) la tavola 122 con la veduta di Friburgo è mancante dell?estremità destra 3) la tavola 194 del Québec è in più, rispetto all?indice Opera di Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720), cartografo, editore ed incisore francese assai fecondo, insignito del titolo di ?geografo de Re?; pubblicò numerosi atlanti, specializzandosi nella pubblicazione di documenti illustranti l?attualità, come carte con i confini, carte delle nuove conquiste di Luigi XIV, fortificazioni, viaggi e scoperte di nuovi territori. Questo volume rappresenta una delle opere più celebri sulle fortificazioni: venne pubblicato in un periodo cruciale della storia dell?ingegneria militare, nel quale Sebastien de Vauban (1633-1707), militare e ingegnere francese, commissario generale delle fortificazioni di Luigi XIV, rivoluzionò l?arte della fortificazione e le tecniche di assedio, trasformando molte delle città della Francia settentrionale e dei Paesi Bassi; innovò il sistema del baluardo e della difesa bastionata e costruì ex novo più di 30 roccaforti (LaRochelle, St.-Malo). L?opera è senza dubbio una delle più complete nel suo genere. Tra le bellissime tavole, notevoli: la tav. 113 con la veduta di Heildelberg, in Germania, la tav. 141 con la veduta di Nizza, in Francia, la tav. 152 con la veduta di Montmélian, antica piazzaforte dei Savoia, in Francia, la tav. 162 con la veduta di Fontarrabie ou Hondarribia, nei paesi baschi, in Spagna, la tav. 172 con il profilo di Barcellona in Spagna, la tav. 186 con la fortezza di Mongast in Ungheria, la tav. 187 con la bellissima veduta della città e del porto di Costantinopoli. Tra le tavole illustranti località dell?Italia, notevoli sono la tav. 147 raffigurante la rocca di Verna, in Piemonte e la grande tav. 159 raffigurante la penisola di Milazzo, in Sicilia. Lingua: Francese| [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Imprimatur]
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        The Antiquities of Berkshire. With A large Appendix of many Valuable Original Papers, Pedigrees of the most considerable Families in the said County, and a particular Account of the Castle, College, and Town of Windsor.

      London, for W. Mears, and J. Hooke, 1723 - 3 volumes, octavo. Contemporary sprinkled calf, dark green morocco numbering and lettering pieces, gilt rules, covers panelled in gilt, red sprinkled edges. Bookplates of Joshua Smith MP, Stoke Park, Erlestoke, Wiltshire; later library shelfmarks on front pastedowns. A little skilful repair to extremities, an excellent set. Large folding county map incorporating view of Windsor Castle as frontispiece, the map coloured in outline; genealogical tables in text, of which 11 are folding; engraved vignette on vol. III, Zz1 recto; woodcut title vignettes and tailpieces. The first county history of Berkshire. The astrologer and antiquary Elias Ashmole (1617–1692) was appointed to the College of Arms as Windsor Herald of Arms in Ordinary in 1660. In 1667, he began collecting information for this book, but it was not to be published until after his death. Although well suited to the role and highly active in it, Ashmole resigned as Windsor herald in 1675, evidently disillusioned by factional strife within the college, and, despite pressure from many in high places, refused to take heraldic office of any kind thereafter. First published in 1719, this is the second edition; a third was published at Reading in 1736. Sir Walter Scott used Ashmole's lengthy account of the murder of Amy Robsart, the Earl of Leicester's secret wife, as the primary source for his Elizabethan novel Kenilworth. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Amsterdam la compagnie des libraires associez 1723 - , 2 vol. in-folio, pl. veau moucheté de l’époque, dos à nerfs ornés, tit. dorés sur pc. bordeaux, plats encadrés de filets à froid, tr. rouges, roulette sur les coupes et dentelles dorées à l’intérieur des plats, bandeaux, lettrines, culs-de-lampe, impression en deux colonnes, faux-tit. et tit. en rouge et noir, (plats frottés et épidermés, coiffes accidentées, un mors entièrement fendu au t. I, les autres sont partiellement fendus, petits manques aux coins, coupes usées, rares rousseurs), texte très frais, [4]p., XXII, 1364 col. ; [4]p., XLIX, 1482 col.

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        The small gorge at Tivoli (oil painting)

      - Henri Joseph Boichard (Versailles, 1723-1850) The small gorge at Tivoli Oil on canvas Canvas size: 28 ½" x 36" Frame size: 37 1/8" x 44 5/8" Signed and dated l.l.: Boichard 1824 Inscribed verso: Boichard à Bourges Provenance: Private collection Essen, Germany Although Henri Joseph Boichard (1723-1850) never studied with Pierre-Henri de Valenciennes (1750-1819), in this work he has clearly absorbed the lessons that the older artist imparted to his students and Salon visitors. The perspective is defined by the counter-play of light and shadow across the picture plane, and by the meandering torrent of water that cascades down the gorge from the right background, then angles across the center of the composition. Two classical figures, a herder and a maiden, steer their goats, sheep and cows across the Aniene River in the foreground. Above them can be seen a figure in silhouette pointing to the majestic falls above him. Boichard's view of the gorge at Tivoli is characteristic of French landscape painting at the turn of the nineteenth century and very much in the tradition of the above mentioned Valenciennes, but also artists such as Hubert Robert (1733-1808) and Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789). The Italian landscape and particularly its ruins was popular subject matter for such French artists, many of whom traveled to Italy to experience the ancient sights firsthand. This was the era of the Grand Tour when travel throughout Europe became more prevalent and paintings of such famous locales as Tivoli were immensely popular and readily sold to tourists. Tivoli is in the Monti Tiburtini hills east of Rome and became a place of resort because of its fresh air and dramatic scenery. The Emperor Hadrian used to hunt in these hills and built his villa on the plains beneath. The Aniene River cut a deep gorge and used to have fierce waterfalls. A small circular Temple of Vesta was built here (probably in the second century BC). In Boichard's oil painting it is probable that the scene shown is just below the Temple of Vesta in what was later to become the park of Villa Gregoriana. The oil was completed just two years before the disastrous floods of 1826 which necessitated the reclamation of the old bed of the River Aniene and which resulted in the founding of the public park, commissioned by Pope Gregory XVI and founded in 1835. Henri Joseph Boichard was a pupil of Baron Jean-Baptiste Regnault and became professor of drawing at the Collèges de Bourges. It was during his time at Bourges that he completed this work.

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        Norfolcia Antiqua & Nova or, The Ancient and Modern History of the County of Norfolk and City of Norwich Containing Norfolk Part I: Giving an Account of the Ancient Inhabitants, and a Chorographical Description of the Towns and Villages, with the Lordships, and Gentlemen's Seats. The Dukes, Duchesses, and Earls of Norfolk Before the Conquest. The Baronets of this County, with the Time of their Creation, and Order of Standing. Persons of Note in this County, whose Birth Place or Abode are not Known. The Natural History of this County. Norfolk Part II: Containing an Account of the Bishops of the See of Norwich, the Ancient Monasteries, and Martyrs who Suffered in this County. Charity Schools set up in this County Before 1718. The Rectories an

      In the Savoy: Printed by E. and R. Nutt; and Sold by E. Bell at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill . London 1723. - Contemporary vellum. Quarto. 9'' x 7¼''. Disbound containing title page and printed pages from 251-457 continuous. Five woodcut towns Coats of Arms, [lacking map?], very rare scale of distances from town to town. Manuscript index to the front free end papers, hand-written alphabetic index of various personages on eight pages to the rear. Member of the P.B.F.A. NORFOLK

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        RECREATIONS MATHEMATIQUES ET PHYSIQUES. Qui contiennent plusieurs problemes d'Aritmetique, de Geometrie, de Musique, d'Optique, de Gnomonique, de Cosmographie, de Mecanique, de Pyrotechnie, & de Physique. Avec un Traite des Horloges Elementaires. Nouvelle Edition, revue, corrigee & augmentee.

      Claude Jombert,, Paris, 1723 - Opera in quattro volumi in 8° (cm. 20 x 13), legatura coeva in pelle, stemma alle armi della famiglia De Rochas D’Aiglun, decorato in oro ai piatti, titolo al tassello al dorso con nervi a vista e fregi dorati, tagli colorati in rosso, sguardie marmorate, ex - libris della stessa casata, bianca, frontespizi, prefazioni, (18) 460 (20) pp. al primo volume, (10) 462 (14) pp. al secondo, (6) 482 (16) pp. al terzo, (10) 446 (8) pp. al quarto tomo; 133 tavole da incisione su rame, numerate e distribuite nei quattro tomi (la maggior parte di Berey ed alcune di Chevalier) di cui 9 ripiegate; testatine, capilettera e finalini ornati in xilografia, segnalibri in seta. Magnifica edizione dell’opera princeps di Ozanam (la prima è del 1694 in soli due volumi), è una summa delle conoscenze matematiche dell'epoca. I vari trattati sono sviluppati con grande accuratezza e somma cura, e sono completati da innumerevoli figure e illustrazioni tecniche. Il primo volume tratta di aritmetica, geometria, musica, e ottica, il secondo di gnomonica, cosmografia e meccanica, il terzo di pirotecnia e fisica nella prima parte, mentre la seconda, che ha proprio occhiello e prefazione, è dedicata allo studio di vari tipi di orologi, con teorie basate sugli studi dell'"orologio elementare" di Domenico Martinelli. Il quarto volume aggiunge al titolo principale "Traite des Phosphores Naturels & Artificiels, & des Lampes Perpetuelles. Dissertation Physique & Chimique, avec l'explication des Tours de Gibeciere, de Gobelets, & autres recreatifs & divertissans", e tratta appunto di fisica, chimica, lampade e teorie empiriche varie. Importante documento dei progressi matematici del XVII e XVIII secolo che, con esperimenti anche divertenti, si occupa tra l'altro di trucchi, fuochi d'artificio, acustica, camera oscura, calendari, magnetismo, giochi con specchi e numeri, lanterna magica, oltre ad ogni tipo di studio sugli orologi, il tutto corredato da un ricchissimo ed esaustivo apparato iconografico. La ricchezza e completezza dei trattati (amplissimi e particolareggiati) e l’esposizione piana e precisa ne fanno un caposaldo nel genere trattato. Raro, ed ancor più raro da reperirsi nello stato in cui è qui presentato, col valore aggiunto dell’appartenenza alla biblioteca personale di Albert De Rochas D’Aiglun, erudito scienziato del IX secolo, colonnello, amministratore della Scuola politecnica, dotto grecista, traduttore di antichi testi di scienze militari e arti meccaniche che consacrò poi la sua attività alle ricerche psichiche, con esperienze ed esposizioni teoriche. Opera in eccellenti condizioni di conservazione, con fresca impressione e buoni margini, legatura robusta, carta ancor chiara e greve.

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        Storie Fiorentine dall' Anno MDXXVII. Al MDLV. Colla Vita Di Niccolò Capponi , Gonfaloniere Della Repubblica Di Firenze, Descritta Dal Medesimo Segni Suo Nipote.

      D. R. Mertz e G. J. Majer., Augusta 1723 - [Figurato Firenze] (cm. 33,5) bella piena pergamena originale con unghie, titolo e fregi al dorso.-- cc. 6 nn., pp. 384, cc. 23 nn. + c. 1 (occhietto) + pp. 42 + cc. 2 nn. con 2 grandi ritratti incisi in rame di B. Segni e N. Capponi. Eleganti fregi e capolettera figurati. Edizione originale bella e pregiata, vedi le lunghe annotazioni in Gamba, Moreni, Razzolini e Poggiali. Alla pag. 304 alcune righe sono sostituite da puntini per censura; vi erano narrati i turpi vizi contro natura di Pier Luigi Farnese e la sua violenza carnale sul vescovo di Fano. Bellissimo esemplare impresso in carta grande nitido e genuino. * Moreni II 330; * Gamba 912; * Razzolini 315; * Poggiali I 362; * Platner 139; * Farsetti 73; * Coleti 70; * Haym 107; * Graesse VI 341; * Brunet V 260.[f47] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les poesies.

      Chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier 1723 - - Chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier, A Paris 1723, Pet. in 8 (10x16cm), relié. - Edition collective la plus complète, augmentée de deux pièces inédites, à savoir deux lettres en vers de Cretin à Molinet, avec une réponse de ce dernier. Préface de l'éditeur, qui s'était fait une spécialité dans la réédition de poètes du moyen-âge et de la Renaissance. Plein Veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 5 petits fleurons dans des caissons de 3 filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête élimée. Page de titre jaunie. Guillaume Dubois, dit Crétin, (1460?-1525) fut trésorier de la Sainte-Chapelle à Vincennes, puis chantre de la Sainte-Chapelle de Paris et aumônier ordinaire du roi François Ier. Il fut Reconnu comme un maître, notamment par Jean Lemaire de Belges et Clément Marot. On le range parmi les Grands Rhétoriqueurs. Ses poésies se divisent en deux grandes parties que sont les chants royaux et les épîtres (lettres en vers adressés à différents personnages). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de la Construction et des principaux usages des instrumens de Mathematique. Avec les Figures nécessaires pour l’intelligence de ce Traité.

      - La Haye, P. Husson, T. Jonson, F. Gosse, etc., 1723, 25,5 x 19,5 cm., plena piel con pérdida en la tapa anterior y en la unión con el lomo, bello frontis grabado en cobre por D. Coster + 4 h. + 388 págs. + 1 h. + 30 láminas plegadas con numerosas figuras. (Tercera edición, la primera en tamaño 4º, de esta rara obra donde se da una completa y detallada descripción de las herramientas matemáticas utilizadas al comienzo del siglo XVIII). MATEMÁTICAS ARQUITECTURA

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        Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum: cum versione Anglica. or, Cornelius Nepos’s lives of the excellent commanders. With an English translation as literal as possible, with English Notes, and a Large Index. By John Clarke, Master of the Publick Grammar-School in Hull.

      Printed for A. Bettesworth 1723 - FIRST EDITION, title-page and final leaf rather spotted, small wormhole and accompanying dampmark to upper blank corner, otherwise just a few stains and some faint browning, ownership inscription of J. Thompson (179?) to title-page, pp. xviii, 236, [28], 8vo, modern marbled boards, good John Clarke (1687-1734) was master of Hull Grammar School from 1720 to 1732 and afterward published ambitious and popular works on educational reform and the teaching of Latin. ‘An outspoken critic of the traditional style of teaching classics. He particularly cited the drudgery of elementary memorization of rules and the absence of adequate English translations as flaws’ (ODNB). While schoolmaster he published translations of a number of classical authors, including Ovid, Suetonius, and Sallust; this version of Cornelius Nepos was also very popular, and reached its fifteenth London edition by the end of the eighteenth century. The early printings are all rare, and ESTC lists copies of this first edition in the BL and the New Haven Colony Historical Society only. (ESTC T83018)

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        Band 1): Primera Parte de los Commentarios Reales, que tratan, de el origen de los Incas, reies, que fueron del Peur, de su idolatria, leies, y govierno, en paz, y en guerra, de sus vidas, y conquistas, y de todo lo que fue aquel Imperio, y su Republica, antes que los Españoles pasaran, a èl. Segunda impresion, enmendada. - (Band 2): Historia general del Peru, trata, el descubrimiento, de el y como lo gnaron, los Españoles: las guerras civiles, que huvo entre Pizarros, y Almagros, sobre la partija de la tierre. Castigo, y levantamiento de tyranos y otros sucesos particulares, que en la Historia se contienen. Segunda impresion, enmendada, y añadida. - (Band 3): La Florida del' Inca. Historia del adelantado Hernando de Soto. Y otros heroicos

      Nicolas Rodrigzez Franco., Madrid, 1723 - 4 Bände. Madrid, Nicolas Rodrigzez Franco. 1723, 1722, 1723, 1723. Folio. 16 n.n. Bl., 351 S., 33 n.n. S. Index; 16 n.n. S., 268 S., 12 n.n. S. Index; 12 n.n. Bl., 505 S., 61 n.n. S. Index; 20 n.n. Bl., 366 S., 56 n.n. S. Index. Mit einigen Holzschnittvignetten. Geflammte Lederände der Zeit mit 2 verschiedenfarbenen Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Palau 354791, 354792, 105049. - Vollständige Sammlung der von Gonzalez de Barcia herausgegebenen 3 Hauptwerke. - Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1619), in Cuzco geborener Sohn des Conqujstadore Sebastian Garcilaso de la Vega, war einer der wichtigsten Chronisten der Geschichte der Inkas sowie der Eroberung Südamerikas durch die Spanier. Nach dem Tode seines Vaters 1560 kam er nach Spanien, um seine Vorrechte als Sohn eines Conquistadoren einzufordern. Aus politischen Gründen wurden ihm die Privilegien verwehrt. Er kehrte nicht mehr nach Peru zurück, beschaffte sich aber Quellen und Unterlagen und schrieb aus der eigenen Erinnerung zwischen 1605 und 1617 drei Werke zur Geschichte Südamerikas aus der Sicht der Inka. - Gonzalez de Barcia (1673-1723) gilt in der neueren Forschung als der Begründer der modernen Amerikanistik. Er gab, neben seinen vielfältigen Aufgaben am Spanischen Hof, er war einer der Gründer der königlichen Akademie, eine Reihe von historischen Texten zur Geschichte der spanischen Eroberungen heraus, die im 18. Jahrhundert nur schwer, oder gar nicht zugänglich waren. Gonzalez de Barcia editierte bis 1737 total 13 historische Textsammlungen. (Vgl. Jonathan Earl Carlyon: Andrés González de Barcía and the creation of the colonial Spanish American, Toronto 2005). - Vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Vorsätze mit Leimschatten. Einbände etwas berieben. Band 4 mit angerissenem Kapital. - Selten. - Complete collection of Gonzalez de Barcia’s three edited chief works - Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1619),was born as the son of the conquistador Sebastian Garcilaso de la Vega in Cuzco and was one of the most important chronicler of the history of the Incas and the conquest of South America by the Spaniards. After his father‘s death in 1560, he returned to Spain to claim his privileges as son of a conquistador, which he did not receive for political reasons (being a son of an Incan princess). He never returned to Peru but collected information and sources as to write three books between 1605 and 1617 on the history of South America as seen by the Incas. - Gonzalez de Barcia (1673-1743) is considered as the first Americanist. Besides his different duties in the Royal court - he was one of the founding members of the Real Academia Española - he published the most important historical works on the conquest of New World by the Spaniards, many of which were already rare in the 18th century. Up to 1737 Gonzalez de Barcia edited 13 compilations of historical texts. (Comp. Jonathan Earl Carlyon: Andrés González de Barcía and the creation of the colonial Spanish American, Toronto 2005). Sporadically lightly stained. Endpapers with shadows of glue. Bindings lightly worn. Volume 4 with lightly torn spine. - Rare Sprache: Spanisch Geflammte Lederände der Zeit mit 2 verschiedenfarbenen Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Der Platz sambt Marckht in Landtshuett". Schöne Ansicht mit regem Markttreiben.

      . Kupferstich von Steidlin aus Wening, 1723, 25 x 70 cm (von 2 Platten gedruckt)..

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        "Das Churfürstl. Schloß Trausnitz nechst Landtshuett".

      . Kupferstich von Steidlin aus Wening, 1723, 25 x 70 cm (von 2 Platten gedruckt).. Schöne Gesamtansicht des Schlosses. - Kleine Fehlstelle im Himmel geschickt restauriert.

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        Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis... . Bibel oder Heilige Schrifft dess Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Uralten und in Latein gemeinen auch von der Römisch-Catholischen Kirch bewährten Ubersetzung; Mit vorgesetztem Lateinischen Text treulich auf jetzige Art zu reden zum ersten mahl also eingericht von P. Thoma Aq. Erhard. Zweyter Druck. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Augsburg, Johann Strötters 1726. Fol. 15 Bll., 905 S.; 732 S., 40 S. (Index) mit 1 Kupfertafel von I. H. Störcklin, blindgepr. Schweinsldrbd. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln.

      . . Vgl. Darlow-M. 4229 u. NDB IV, 579 (E.A. v. 1723) - Zweite Ausgabe der Erhardschen Bibelübersetzung (erstmals 1723 erschienen).- Th. A. Erhard (1675 - 1743), war Geistlicher des Benidiktinerordens. Als Textgrundlage dienten ihm die so genannte "Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis" in der von den Päpsten Sixtus V. und Clemens VIII. 1592 approbierten Fassung und die von Kaspar Uhlenberg erarbeitete deutschsprachige "Mainzer Bibel".- Der Text ist zweispaltig gesetzt: links in deutscher, rechts in lateinischer Sprache.- Die Kupfertafel zeigt Kurfürsten Maximilian II. Emanuel, dem diese Ausgabe gewidmet ist.- Vortitel mit gekleb. Einriss, tls. leicht braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, Schließen fehlen.

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        Le Theatre.

      Amsterdam, Zacharie Chatelain 1723-1740.. Nouvelle ed., revue, corrige et augmentee de ses oeuvres diverses. 10 vols. 16°. Mit 2 gest. Titelportr., 2 Frontisp. u. Titelvign. sowie 53 Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. m. roten Rückensch. u. reicher Rückengoldpräg. Kanten leicht berieb. In gutem Zustand..

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        LES CURIOSITEZ DE PARIS, De Versailles, De Marly, De Vincennes, De Saint Cloud, Et Des Environs; Avec Les Antiquitez justes & précises sur chaque sujet. Et les Addresses pour trouver facilement tout ce que ces Lieux renferment d'Agréable & d'utile. Ouvrage enrichi d'un grand number de Figures en Taille Douce. Par M.L.R. Nouvelle edition.

      Volume I: viii, 390 pages.Illustrated with 18 copperplate engravings, many of which are folding. Vol. II: 384, [4], [8 catalogue] pages. Illustrated with 12 copperplate engravings, some of which are folding. Contemporary full calf gilt. 12mo. Vol. I is dated 1723. Volume II 1733. Some worming to the blank inner margin of volume I, just affecting the outer edge of a couple of plates; but not serious; bindings expertly repaired; else a very good set.

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        Nouveau Cours De Chymie Suivant Les Principes De Newton & De Sthall

      Paris: Jacques Vincent, 1723. Hard Cover. Good. A put-together set with sympathetic but different spine decorations. Vol 1: lxvii, [3],246 pages plus a 2 page handwritten contents in an unknown hand in rear. Early leather with some crackling to surface and wear at extremties. Armorial device on front and rear board and matching bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Joints cracked, some minor loss to leather spine panel head/tail and extremities. Labels are indistinct now one notes "Par Senac". Vol 2: 247-796 pages. Lacking the section title leaf before p. 247 per Cole. Some dampstaining to the pages, volume label scuffed, still presentable. Together 2 volumes. Hard Cover. "A 'pioneering work on phlogiston chemistry' (Guerlac), which introduced Stahl's theory into France. At the same time it caused a revolution in chemistry by the application of Newton's principles to chemical doctrines." Neville 2, p 454 (referring to the second edition of 1737). Cole 1195.

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        A SYNOPSIS OF THE ASTRONOMY OF COMETS. In Miscellanea Curiosa. Vol II. pp. 321-344. [An early English translation of the paper in which he first describes "Halley's Comet"]

      London :: Printed for Janes Knapton and John Clarke,, 1723. Very Good. A Very Good First Edition of Miscellanea Curiosa in contemporary leather binding, rebacked. Covers, spine are worn but the binding is completely intact. Bookplate of Lord Rodney front paste down. Halley's paper is on pp. 321-344. 8vo. 372 pp + 7 foldout Plates.

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        VILSHOFEN: Gesamtansicht; um 1723, Kupferstich, 25x70 cm

      . .

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        THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES, as well Ecclesiastical as Civil, of the Isle of TENET, in KENT.

      viii, 204, [2 blanks], 124 pages. Mezzotint portrait of the author, as frontispiece, 25 engraved plates, 4 engraved vignettes, and other wood-engraved text illustrations. Bound in sponged full calf, gilt, sometime re-backed preserving the original spine. Second and best edition of this pioneering history of the Isle of Thanet (the first edition, published in 1723, had many fewer pages and only nine plates). Inner hinges strengthened when re-backed; original spine has some loss of leather; else an excellent, clean copy. The author, the Rev.John Lewis (1675-1747), was the Vicar of Minster in Thanet and an active local antiquary.

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        Le Theatre

      Amsterdam, Zacharie Chatelain 1723-1740.. Nouvelle ed., revue, corrigé et augmentée de ses oeuvres diverses. 10 vols. 16°. Mit 2 gest. Titelportr., 2 Frontisp. u. Titelvign. sowie 53 Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. m. roten Rückensch. u. reicher Rückengoldpräg. Kanten leicht berieb. In gutem Zustand.

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        Dreiviertelfigur nach links an der Staffelei sitzend.

      . Schabkunstblatt von W. Baillie (1723-1792), nach einem Selbstbildnis, auf Bütten. 35,8:25,5 cm. Guter Abdruck mit Rändchen um die Plattenkante, etwas stockfleckig. Literatur: Nagler Monogr. Bd. V, 1552, 4; Andresen (Baillie) 17.. Sofonisba Anguissola war die erste Malerin der Renaissance, die europäische Berühmtheit erlangte. Sie wurde von ihrem Vater schon früh zu dem Porträtmaler B. Campi (1522-1591) geschickt. 1549 setzte Sofonisba ihr Studium bei B. Gatti, genannt Il Sojaro (um 1495 - um 1575) fort und wurde nachfolgend eine gefragte Porträtistin, die sich neben ihren männlichen Kollegen behaupten konnte. 1559 weilte sie am Hof des Vizekönigs Duca di Sessa in Mailand, von dort aus ging sie im darauffolgenden Jahr nach Madrid an den königlichen Hof. Dort wurde sie die Hofdame und Zeichenlehrerin der erst 14jährigen Isabella von Valois, der Gattin Philipp II. Nach deren frühem Tod im Jahr 1568 diente sie für wenige Jahre ihrer Nachfolgerin, der Erzherzogin Anna von Österreich. Um 1573 heiratete Sofonisba Fabrizio von Moncada, den Bruder des Prinzen von Paterno auf Sizilien. Nach dessen Tod 1578 vermählte sie sich ein Jahr später erneut, in Genua den adeligen Schiffskapitän Orazio Lomellino, mit dem sie zunächst in dessen Heimatstadt Genua und ab etwa 1615 in Palermo lebte. Beziehungen zu Michelangelo und Vasari lassen früh auf die Bedeutung schließen, die ihrem Werk beigemessen wurde.

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        Primera [-tercera] parte de los viente I un libros rituales I Monarchia Indiana, con el origen y guerras, de los Indios Ocidentales de sus poblaciones, descubrimiento, conquista, conversion y otras cosas maravillosas de la mesma tierra

      Madrid: Franco, 1723. Three volumes, folio, with engraved titles and a folding map with original handcolouring; neat old library stamps in several places; a handsome set in eighteenth-century Spanish polished marbled calf, double crimson morocco spine labels. With the map in rare original colour. This is the second and best edition of Torquemada's book, with the important map in rare and handsome original colour. This map (which did not appear in the 1615 Seville edition) centres on the Pacific, and shows the Chinese coast, the Philippines, Solomons, New Guinea and "Tierra Austral" to the west and Mexico and South America to the east. It is more often seen uncoloured. The preface mentions the extreme rarity of the first edition - only three copies were known in Madrid in 1723 - and explains that most copies had apparently been lost in a shipwreck, presumably en route to Mexico. The book is especially important in the literature of Pacific exploration because of Torquemada's account of Quiros' voyage of 1605, in which he sailed from Callao to locate the fabled Southern Continent. The earliest extensive description of the expedition to be printed, this remained the only reliable source available to navigators, geographers and historians until the nineteenth century. Celsus Kelly ("The narrative of Pedro Fernandez de Quirós" in Historical Studies, Australia and New Zealand IX/34, May 1960) has shown that Torquemada had access to Quiros' own account of the voyage as well as to the journal of Munilla, the commissary of the Franciscans who was also on the voyage. In fact Torquemada probably met Quiros in Mexico City in 1607, and again in Madrid in 1613. Kelly shows too that Torquemada probably also interviewed two other members of the expedition, the ensign Pedro López de Sojo and the sergeant Pedro García de Lumbreras. Torquemada's book is important for many other reasons, not least for its account of Legazpi's expedition to the Philippines (see Retana, 226). Hill describes the book as the 'key work on the early history of Spanish North America, particularly Mexico, the Southwest and California… the primary source of Vizcaíno's 1596 and 1602 expeditions and voyage of discovery to California. It contains Father Antonio de la Ascensión's letter which relates to Vizcaíno's voyage during which most of the bays, headlands and rivers, including San Diego, were renamed. Torquemada also deals at length with Juan de Oñate's conquest of New Mexico, and briefly with the expeditions of Coronado, Alarcón, Espizo and Niza… The Mexican historian and statesman Lucas Alamán called Torquemada the Livy of New Spain… '(Hill). The section of Torquemada's book dealing with the Vizcaíno expedition was published as a separate volume by the Book Club of California in 1933.

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        An Exact Surveigh of the Streets, Lanes, and Churches, Comprehend within the Ruins of the City of London. Reduced into one Intire Plat by John Leake.

      1723 - London, George Vertue, 1723. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 535 x 1260mm. Copied from Leake's map of 1667 (etched by Hollar), the map shows the extent of the Great Fire, and marks the buildings lost to the flames, with pre-fire elevations of some of the buildings. HOWGEGO: 21, derivative 1.

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        Principia mathematica. Second Amsterdam edition

      Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1723. Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1723. <p>Newton, Isaac (1642-1727). Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. 4to. [28], 484, [20], 107pp. 3 folding engraved plates. Amsterdam: sumptibus Societatis, 1723. 235 x 182 mm. Modern crushed morocco, gilt-lettered spine. Minor marginal worming, light dampstaining on several leaves, but very good. </p><p>Second Amsterdam edition. Three authorized editions of Newton&#39;s Principia mathematica were issued during his lifetime, but demand for the work was so great on the Continent that two unauthorized reprints were also published in Amsterdam in 1714 and 1723. "These Amsterdam reprints were a major undertaking, requiring the cutting of new wood-blocks for the figures and a new setting of type. The second reprint (1723) contains not only four tracts by Newton and W. Jones&#39;s &#39;Praefatio Editoris,&#39; but also extracts from four letters of Newton&#39;s. These tracts are: De analysi per aequationes infinitas (first published by Jones in 1711), De quadratura curvarum and Enumeratio linearum tertii ordinis (published with the Opticks in 1704 and the Optice in 1706, but eliminated from the second English edition of the Opticks in 1717/18), and the Methodus differentialis. But this whole collection-the four tracts, the extracts from Newton&#39;s letters, and Jones&#39;s Praefatio-was merely a reprint, without alteration, of a collection that was first published as a small book in London in 1711. It was reissued separately in Amsterdam in 1723 as well as being included as a supplement to the reprint of the Principia. How curious indeed that Newton&#39;s long-cherished plan of publishing De quadratura together with the Principia should have been realized only in this presumably unauthorized Amsterdam reprint of 1723!" (Cohen, Introduction to Newton&#39;s Principia, p. 257). Babson (second supplement) 004. </p>

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        Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa. The Voyages and travels in several provinces and places of the kingdoms and dukedoms of Prussia, Russia, Poland, etc.

      London. Selbstverlag. (Bd. III: Symon u.a.).1723-32.. 3 Bde. Fol. 35 x 23 cm. 8 Bl., 440; 432, 72 S. 4 Bl., 296 S., 6 Bl. Mod. Ldr. Etwas beschabt und bestoßen. Rücken stark ausgebleicht.. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz und 56 (28, 19, 9) tls. gefalt. Kupfertafeln und Kupferstichkarten.; - Erste englische Ausgabe, vor der Ausgabe des französischen Originals erschienen. - Chatzipanagioti-Sangmeister 506. - Vgl. Lipperheide CI 6. Tobler 116. Hage Chahine 2602. Atabey 661. Navari 946: " This important work describes La Mottraye's travels over a 26-year period which took him through Northern Europe to Tartary and the Levant. The plates are of particular interest and include many signed by Hogarth which form part of his early work. They illustrate antiquities, objets d'art, and scenes of the eastern life. Especially interesting is a plate showing a dance at a Greek wedding, with each member of the party dressed in a different costume. " - Band III ist die zweite englische Übersetzung des Berichts über die Reisen in Preußen, Rußland und Polen. Die erste englische Übersetzung war in der Erstausgabe des französischen Originaltextes als Paralleltext abgedruckt worden. Nach Chatzipanagioti-Sangmeister gibt es eine weitere Ausgabe im selben Jahr. - Anzahl und Auswahl der Tafeln differieren in der englischen und der französischen Ausgabe (vgl. Atabey). - In Bd. I zahlr. Marginalien in Bleistift, wenige in Tinte; alle Bde. stellenw. stärker fleckig, unterschiedlich gebräunt., in Bd. III Anfangsseiten mit wenig Tesafilm geklebt (Rand), Seiten teils etwas knittrig. - Gestoch. Exlibris. - Vol. I with numerous pencil notice, Volumes in places stronger blotchy, different bronzy, Vol. III a few pages with a small sticky tape visible (edge), paper partly lightly crumpled. - With Exlibris.

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        MEMOIRES D'ETAT, par Villeroy.

      - Amsterdam, aux dépens de la compagnie, 1723, 8x13.5cm. Ouvrage en sept volumes (complet). Reliure en plein veau. Dos lisses ornés de fleurons dorés. Pièces de titre sur maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaison sur maroquin jaune. Reliures abimées, avec pastille en papier de bibliothèque sur les dos (voir photographies). Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis De Natura Deorum Libri Tres. Cum Notis integris Paul. Manucii, Pet. Victorii, Jo. Camerarii, Dion. Lambini, Fulv. Ursini, Joan. Walkeri. Recensuit, Suisque Animadversionibus Illustravit ac Emaculavit Joannes Davisius. Editio secunda.

      Cambridge (Typis academicis apud Corwnfield) 1723. Leather (6 Bl.), 376 S. Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, Binding of the time. Ex libris. First and last leafes slightly foxed.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Arrest du Conseil d'Estat du Roy (Louis XV) du 12 Avril 1723, portant reglement pour l'entrée dans le royaume des etains de Siam, provenans de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales de Hollande.

      Paris, Imprimerie de la Veuve & M.G. Jouvenel, 1723.4to. Old marbled wrappers. With printer's device on title-page and ornamental head-piece. 8 pp. * With the handwritten signature of the Ecuyer-Conseiller-Secrétaire du Roy at end.- Only tin from Siam is allowed to enter France with a certificate from the Director of the Dutch East India Company .- (Inner lower blank margin skilfully restored without loss of text). - Rare.Not in Landwehr; not in Knuttel or WorldCat.

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        Histoire générale de la danse,

      Paris: chez d'Houry, 1723. - One of the First Histories of Dance and BalletThe Exceptionally Rare First Issue of 1723BONNET, (Jacques). Histoire générale de la danse, sacrée et prophane; ses progrés & ses révolutions, depuis son origine jusqu'a présent. Avec un supplément de l'Histoirede la Musique, & le paralèle de la peinture & de la poésie.Paris: chez d'Houry, 1723. First edition, first issue. Twelvemo (6 1/8 x 3 1/4 in; 156 x 82 mm). xl, 269, [3, adv.] pp. Head- tailpieces, initials. Bound c. 1875 by H. de Courmont (stamp-signed) in full navy blue crushed morocco with French fillets, gilt-rolled edges, gilt-tooled dentelles. Gilt-rolled raised bands, delicately gilt decorated compartments. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. With the bookplate of Avg. Anastas. A fine copy.The exceptionally scarce first issue, recorded only by Toole-Stott, the standard bibliographies noting only the 1724 second issue. OCLC records only two copies in institutional holdings worldwide; the 1724 edition is held by seven libraries worldwide. No copies of either edition have come to auction since ABPC began to records results in 1923.One of the first histories of dance and ballet, from the Egyptians and Greeks through the early eighteenth century, this rarity contains an account of ballet and dance in the theater, a list of ballets performed in the courts of Europe 1450-1723, a chapter on the origins of masked balls, one on rope-dancing and gymnastics, and an invaluable little history of funambulism aka tightrope walking. Little is known of binder H. de Courmont beyond that he worked in Paris during the last third of the nineteenth century and was renowned for the delicacy of his bindings.Toole-Stott 81. Cf. Eitner II, 115. Cf. Fetis II, 18. Cf. Fletcher 24. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les antiquites romaines. Traduites en francois. Avec des notes historiques, geographiques,... par M***.

      Paris, Lottin 1723.. 2 vols. 4°. 3 Bll., LXXII, 38, XXIV, 575 (1); XXXIX (1) 694 S. Mit 8 gefalt. Kupferkarten. Ldr. d. Zt. Kap. bestoßen. Gelenke etw. brüchig.. Brunet II, 727:; Ebert 6229 - "Traduction la plus estimee". Umfaßt die Zeit von der Gründung Roms bis zum 1. Punischen Krieg.

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        Histoire générale de la danse,

      , 1723. 1723. first edition. One of the First Histories of Dance and BalletThe Exceptionally Rare First Issue of 1723BONNET, (Jacques). Histoire générale de la danse, sacrée et prophane; ses progrés & ses révolutions, depuis son origine jusqu&#39;a présent. Avec un supplément de l&#39;Histoirede la Musique, & le paralèle de la peinture & de la poésie...Paris: chez d&#39;Houry, 1723. First edition, first issue. Twelvemo (6 1/8 x 3 1/4 in; 156 x 82 mm). xl, 269, [3, adv.] pp. Head- tailpieces, initials. Bound c. 1875 by H. de Courmont (stamp-signed) in full navy blue crushed morocco with French fillets, gilt-rolled edges, gilt-tooled dentelles. Gilt-rolled raised bands, delicately gilt decorated compartments. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. With the bookplate of Avg. Anastas. A fine copy.The exceptionally scarce first issue, recorded only by Toole-Stott, the standard bibliographies noting only the 1724 second issue. OCLC records only two copies in institutional holdings worldwide; the 1724 edition is held by seven libraries worldwide. No copies of either edition have come to auction since ABPC began to records results in 1923.One of the first histories of dance and ballet, from the Egyptians and Greeks through the early eighteenth century, this rarity contains an account of ballet and dance in the theater, a list of ballets performed in the courts of Europe 1450-1723, a chapter on the origins of masked balls, one on rope-dancing and gymnastics, and an invaluable little history of funambulism aka tightrope walking. Little is known of binder H. de Courmont beyond that he worked in Paris during the last third of the nineteenth century and was renowned for the delicacy of his bindings.Toole-Stott 81. Cf. Eitner II, 115. Cf. Fetis II, 18. Cf. Fletcher 24.

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        Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica

      Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societas, 1723. Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societas,, 1723. Auctore Isaaco Newtono, Equite Aurato. Editio Ultima Cui Accedit Analysis per Quantitatum Series, Fluxiones Ac Differentias Cum Enumeratione Linearum Tertii Ordinis. Quarto (255 × 192 mm). Contemporary Dutch vellum boards, boards with blind stamped central design and double ruled in blind, spine lettered in manuscript, raised bands, red speckled edges, title in red and black ink. Woodcut vignette to title page, 3 engraved folding plates, numerous woodcut diagrams in the text. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Binding somewhat soiled, scattered minor foxing, occasional marginal toning, inscription on the front free endpaper abraded with resulting small holes, and small puncture to the rear pastedown that is lifting at the edges. An excellent copy. Second Amsterdam edition, two parts in one volume as issued. This is the only edition of the Principia to include the text of the 1711 Analysis per Quantitatum Series, Fluxiones ac Differentias, Newton&#39;s first independent treatise on mathematics, containing his invention of the calculus - here with a separate titlepage, pagination, and index. The "greatest work in the history of science" (PMM) in which Isaac Newton (1642-1727) laid out in mathematical terms the principles of time, force and motion that explained a wide range of previously unrelated phenomena and made Newton an international leader in scientific research. His theories provided the basis for the development of modern physical science. "Copernicus, Gallileo and Kepler had certainly shown the way; but where they describe the phenomena they observed, Newton explained the underlaying universal laws. The Principia provided the great synthesis of the cosmos, proving finally its physical unity. Newton showed that the important and dramatic aspects of nature that were subject to the gravitation law could be explained, in mathematical terms, within a single physical theory... The same laws of gravitation and motion rule everywhere; for the first time a single mathematical law could explain the motion of objects on earth as well as the phenomena of the heavens. The whole cosmos is composed of inter-connecting parts influencing each other according to these laws. It was this grand conception that produced a general revolution in human thought, equalled perhaps only by that following Darwin&#39;s Origin of Species" (PMM).

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        Hieronymi Fabricii Ab Aquapendente... Opera Chirurgica. Quorum Pars Prior Pentateuchum Chirurgicum, Posterior Operationes Chirurgicas Continet. Cum Indice Locupletissimo Capitum et Rerum

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden] Ex Officina Boutesteniana 1723. Cover worn and detached. Text block firm. Some age toning to page ends and several leaves darkened but overall bright. Library stamp to title page. Illustrations G+ [First Edition] Leather cover 320mm x 200mm (13" x 8"). 743pp, + index. Engraved title page vignette and 9 folding engraved plates.

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        Les veritables lettres d'Abeillard et d'Heloise. Tirees d'un ancien manuscrit latin trouve dans la Bibliotheque de Francois d'Amboise Conseiller d'Etat. Traduites par l'auteur de leur vie avec des notes historiques et critiques tres curieuses.

      Francois Barois, Paris 1723.. Tome I + II, bound in 1 volume. XXI/322, 595 pp., ca. 9,5 x 16,5 cm, contemporary calf binding,. head/tail bumped and slightly damaged, a very few pages with little pencil underlinings, title page of Vol. I with little piece cut out, else fine, text in French, partially Latin,

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        "Statt Mospurg". Sehr dekorative Gesamtansicht; im Vordergrund die Isar mit Floß, Brücke und Reiter.

      . Kupferstich von Wening, 1723, 25 x 70 cm (von 2 Platten gedruckt)..

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