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        Volledige chronyk van Oostfrieslant. Behelsende niet alleenlik de historie van Oostfriesland, maer ook van alle nabuirige volkeren ten Oosten en ten Westen, besonder de allerseldsaemste geschiedenissen van het oude en hedendaegsse Friesland. Nu . verrykt en vermeerdert . door E.F. Harkenroth.

      Emden, Meybohm, Beek & Wolffram, 1723. - Small 4to. (XXVII)+879+(20) pp. Index. Hardcover. Contemp. blindstamped full calf, spine with raised bands. VG. (Spine sl. creased, light superficial damage to covers). * Written in the East Frisian dialect (Low German or Plattdeutsch). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Philosophiae Liber Secundus Phisicam tum generalem Tum particularem Complectens'. Anonyme Vorlesungsmitschrift in lateinischer Sprache, braune Tinte auf Papier, gut lesbare Schrift, Blattgröße 22,6 x 16,5 cm, Schriftspiegel ca. 20 x 13 cm. Frankreich, 1723.

      - (2) weiße Bl., Titelblatt, (1) weißes Bl., (248) Bl., (2) weiße Bl., mit 14 kleineren Zeichnungen im Text und 3 graphischen Darstellungen der verschiedenen Weltbilder. Lederband der Zeit auf fünf unechten Bünden, mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, reicher Rückenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt (Einband stellenweise berieben), gr. 8vo. Die vorliegende allgemeine und spezielle Naturgeschichte bildete im frühen 18. Jahrhundert üblicherweise, nach der Logik und der Ethik, den dritten Teil des traditionellen Philosophiestudiums. Die allgemeine Naturlehre beginnt mit der Definition dessen, was Natur, respektive 'phisica' ist, um daran anschließend zunächst einige Grundbegriffe der Mathematik zu erläutern (Punkt, Linie, Kreis). Darauf folgt die Erörterung so allgemeiner Fragen wie "Was ist Materie ?" (Bl. 17), aus welchen Elementen setzt sie sich zusammen ? (Bl. 27), ist sie teilbar ? (Bl. 34) etc. um schließlich zum Komplex mechanischer Bewegungsabläufe zu gelangen (Aufprall, Ablenkung etc.). Das folgende Kapitel befasst sich dann mit mechanischen Instrumenten, wie dem Aufzug (Bl. 93), dem Zahnrad (Bl. 94) oder der schiefen Ebene (Bl. 95). Der allgemeine, erste Teil schließt mit Betrachtungen über Hitze (Bl. 111), Kälte (Bl. 114) und Flüssigkeiten (Bl. 117). Der zweite Teil beginnt mit Blatt 129 v und ist mit 'De corpore inanimato' überschrieben. Zunächst werden die verschiedenen Sonnensysteme vorgestellt; das Ptolemäische (Bl. 145), das von Tycho Brahe (Bl. 146) und das Kopernikanische (Bl. 147), sowie schließlich das Descart'sche Erklärungssystem der Himmelsbewegungen (Bl. 150). Es folgen Betrachtungen zur Sonnen- und Mondfinsternis (Bl. 159), zu den Kometen (Bl. 165), zum Wind (Bl. 168), zum Nebel und zu den Wolken (Bl. 174), zum Blitz (Bl. 178), Feuer (Bl. 181), Wasser (Bl. 185), zu Quellen und Flüssen (Bl.186), zum Meer und seinen Bewegungen (Bl. 188), dann zu den Metallen (Bl. 202), Pflanzen (Bl. 207) und den Menschen (Bl. 213). Vorgestellt wird hier der Körper und seine Funktionen (Blutkreislauf Bl. 217, Sinnesorgane Bl. 231, Farben Bl. 237, Gerüche und Geschmack Bl. 242). Das Manuskript endet mit zwei Abhandlungen zur Frage, ob Tiere reine Automaten sind ("Utrum bruta sint mera automata") und welcher Art die "anima brutorum" ist. - 20 Bl. mit kl. Wurmfraßspur und etwas Buchstabenverlust, sonst sehr wohlerhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte des Pays Voisins de la Mer Caspiene

      Paris ca. 1723. Karte zeigt das Kaspische Meer mit seinen Ländern bis zum Schwarzen Meer, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 45,5 x 61. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        THE ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY abridg'd: or, A short and full View of all the Parts of the Body. Together with Their several Uses, drawn from their Compositions and Structures. The Seventh Edition, Corrected.

      [12], 369, [3booklist] pages. Contemporary full speckled calf gilt; panels decorated in blind; red gilt label. 12mo. Slight splitting to lower spine joint at head and heel; but a lovely fresh copy. This work was first published in 1698.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Authentick memoirs of the life intrigues and adventures of the celebrated Sally Salisbury. With true characters of her most considerable gallants.

      London : [s.n.], Printed in the Year M.DCC.XX.III. 1723 - [32],150p. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. Nice copy. L, O; DFo ICN, MNS, InU-Li, DLC, CLU-C in ESTC. Published earlier in the same year as ’Genuine memoirs of Mrs. Sarah Prydden, usually called Sally Salisbury’. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Privilegia Londini: Or, The Rights, Liberties, Privileges, Laws,.

      1723 - The Laws, Rights and Liberties of London Bohun, William. Privilegia Londini: Or, The Rights, Liberties, Privileges, Laws, And Custom of the City of London. Wherein are Contained, I. The Several Charters Granted to the Said City, From King William I. to the Present Times. II. The Magistrates and Officers Thereof, With Their Respective Creations, Elections, Rights, Duties, And Authorities. III. The Laws and Customs of the City, As the Same Relate Either to the Persons or Estates of the Citizens; Viz. of Freemens Wills, Feme-Sole Merchants, Orphans, Apprentices, &c. IV. The Nature, Jurisdiction, Practice, And Proceedings of the Several Courts Thereof, With Tables of Fees Relating Thereto. V. The Several Statutes Concerning the Said City, And Citizens, Alphabetically Digested. With Large Additions. London: Printed for D. Browne, W. Mears, [et al.], 1723. xvi, 498, [22] pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind frames to boards, later calf rebacking with blind fillets and red and black lettering pieces, endpapers renewed. Rubbing to extremities with light wear, a few minor scuffs to boards. Woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional light dampspotting. Early owner name to head of title page, annotations to margins of a few leaves. Ex-library. Inkstamps to boards, bookplate to front pastedown, perforated stamps to title page and a few other leaves. A solid copy. * Third and final edition. "Having observed in the Course of our English History many Attempts made (by the Ministers of some artful and designing Princes) to weaken and undermine the ancient, legal, and fundamental Rights, Liberties, and Privileges of the City and Citizens of London: i thought myself obliged to Endeavor to collect and ascertain such Laws, Customs, and Usages of the said City, Wherein the Original Constitution and Foundation of its Government seem to have been laid; and whereby its Happiness, Opulency, and Glory do (under God and his present Majesty) evidently subsist." (Preface). Though little is known about him personally, Bohun was an attorney and prolific author who published well-received treatises on legal education, pleading, ecclesiastical law and other subjects. The first and second editions of Privilegia Londini were published in 1703 and 1716. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Histoire de l'Academie appelee l'Institut des Sciences et des Arts, etabli a Boulogne en 1712. Avec les Pieces Authentiques, d'ou l'on a tire les circonstances de ce Recit.

      Amsterdam, aux depens de la compagnie, 1723. - 12/19 cm, 240 pp. Veau blond d'époque, cinq nerfs, titre, filets et petits fers dorés, nerfs décorés, coupes filetées, roulette dorée sur les contreplats, tranches rouges. Edition Originale de cette histoire de l'Academie de Bologne (et non Boulogne comme indiqué à la page de titre.), redigee par l'historien hollandais d'origine francaise Henri Philippe de Limiers. L'auteur etait lui-meme membre de l'Institut de Bologne, retrace les circonstances de sa fondation par le naturaliste et physicien le Comte de Marsigli (1658-1730) dont il presente, à la fin du volume, les travaux en cours de publication (De la nature et de la Disposition du fonds de la Mer et de la qualite de ses eaux, Des Plantes Marines et principalement du Corail Rouge, etc.) ainsi que plusieurs memoires encore inedits: "Memoire sur la Description Geographique, Hydrographique, Historique et Physique du Danube", "Memoire sur l"Usage et les Effets des Lampes qui se trouvent dans les Anciens Sepulchres" et "Memoire sur un marbre antique trouve a Rome, que l'on croit etre un v u consacre à Ceres". Illustré d'une grande planche depliante gravee, celle ci à été reliée tête bèche, une vignette et deux médailles gravées . Ouvrage en très bel état, belle reliure d'époque soignée, ex-libris gravé de la bibliothèque de Noel Pinelli. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abrahamische Lauber-Hütt. Ein Tisch mit Speisen in der Mitt/ Welche Huette nicht leeres Laub und Balt/ sondern viel herrliche Fruechte hat. Denen Juden zum Trutz/ denen Christen zum Ruß/ angerichtet / Wie auch mit vielen auserlesenen so wohl Biblischen als andern sinnreichen Concepten, Geschichten und Gedichten geziert und ausspallirt von hinterlassenen Schriften, Der Durch das Christliche Europa sehr belobten und beliebten Feder Ihro Wohl-Ehrwürdigen Patris Abrahami à S. Clara seel. Augustiner Barfuesser-Ordens/ Weyland Ihro Roemischen Kayserl. Majestaet Predigern zusammen getragen/ Nunmehro auf dem Schau-Platz des offentlichen Drucks vorgestellet von weyland P. Fr. Alexando à Latere Christi dessen Ordens / der Zeit Priore des Convents der

      Verlegts Georg Lehmann, Wien und Nuernberg, 1723 - Mit je einem Stich im Vorsatz und Buchschmuck im Text. BR19F2 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 8°, 18 - 23,5 cm, gebundene Ausgabe in Halbleder mit verstärkten Ecken und goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen. 3seitig gefärbter Buchschnitt. Zustand insgesamt noch gut, trotz einiger, altersbedingter äußerer Gebrauchsspuren. Komplett in drei Bänden, alle drei Theile. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        Nouissima, et accurata Maris Caspij. Fere nobis incogniti Regionumque adiacentium Delineatio Iussu Petri Alexij Fil. Magni Russorum Principis.

      Rainer Ottens. 1723 - A most attractive map with early outline hand colour, vertical fold, barely visible diagonal crease upper half of map, few very pale small brown spots, otherwise a clean and bright image. Numbering in red pencil, few annotations in pencil and light number stamp on reverse however not at all visible from front of map or affecting image. Sheet measures 46.6 x 60.2cm.

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Palermo Origini - Thesaurus Antiquitarum et Historirum Nobilissimarum Insularum, Siciliae, Sardiniae, Corsicae Aliarumque Adjacentum - Decium Tertium

      Peter Vander Aa, Leida 1723 - Volume Tredicesimo Della Ricercata e Fondamentale Opera sulla Sicilia Contenente Le Opere Di Palermo di Mariano Valguarnera e Francesco Baronio et Manfredi Ciascuna Con Proprio Frontespizio E Numerazione: 2 C.b. c.b., Occhiello, 1°Frontespizio Dell'opera "Thesaurus.", 2° Frontespizio "Mariani Valguarnera Origini Antiquitate Panormi.", 12 pp., 268 Col. + 3 Tav. + 4 pp. Indice, 3° Frontespizio "Francisci Baroni ac Manfredis Panormitana Majestate.", 9 pp. + 460 Col. + 28 pp. Indice, 2 C.b., Per La Bibliografia Vedi Graesse III 128; Brunet II, 1690; Mira I, 448; Narbone I, 136/142. Ottimo Stato di cCnservazione, Carta Fresca e Frusciante, Alcune Mancaze al Dorso, Qualche Pagina Brunita, Legatura Coeva In Mezza Pelle Dorso A 7 Cordoni e Titoli Incisi in Oro al Dorso, Tagli Marmorizzati, Evidenti Mancanze Al Dorso

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        Histoire de l' Academie Royale des Sciences. Annee M. DCCXXI. Avec le memoires de mathematique & de physique, pour la meme annee. Tires des registres de cette academie.

      de l'imprimerie Royale, Paris 1723 - 4to. pp. [6], 108, 324. Engraved frontispiece and 16 fold-out plates – 3 of which are maps (2 maps of the Caspian Sea region and 1 map showing the retreat of the Greek Ten-Thousand from their expedition against Persia. Other plates contain botanical, geometrical and mechanical illustrations. Occasional diagrams are also printed with the text. Re-backed preserving original mottled calf boards – leather is well-worn, rubbed and crackling but treated to prevent further deterioration; board edges are restored. Some of the gilt outer border on front and rear boards is restored. Interior is generally clean with some scattered light marginal foxing. Several pages show moderate toning / foxing. Occasional minor marginal chips; tiny marginal tear on frontis neatly sealed; 50 mm tear carefully sealed on one of the Caspian map plates. One plate edge overlaps the text block. Provenance: Appears to be the gilt coat of arms of John 2nd Duke of Montagu on both the front and the rear covers. The arms incorporate those of his wife Lady Mary Churchill, daughter of Sir John Churchill the 1st Duke of Marlborough. Montague was a member of the Royal Society and Knight of the Garter. (Photos on request). Library ticket on verso of front end paper. Annual publication of the French Academie Royale des Sciences for the year 1721. Includes articles on physics, anatomy, chemistry, botany, algebra, geometry, astronomy, geography and mechanics by leading scientists of the time – i.e. Jean Jacques Mairan, Jacques Cassini, Pierre Varignon, Jacques Eugene de Louville, Rene Antoine Reaumur, Sebastien Vaillant, and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de messire philippe de comines, seigneur d'argenton, contenans l'histoire des rois louis xi & charles viii depuis l'an 1464 jusqu'en 1498. edition nouvelle, divisée en v tomes, enrichie de figures & augmentée de plusieurs traittez, contrats, test

      François Foppens 1723 - 5 volumes in-12 ( 180 X 110 mm ) -T1: frontispice, titre, 28 ffnch., 442 pp. -T2: titre, 8 ffnch., 197 pp., 26 ffnch., 284 pp., 26 ffnch. -T3: Titre, 11 ffnch., 10pp., 496 pp., 47 ffnch. - T4: Titre, XXXIX pp., 13 ffnch., 511 pp., 15 ffnch. - T5: Titre, 10 ffnch., 580 pp., 24 ffnch. Plein veau fauve glacé, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons trés richements ornés, pièces de titres et de tomaison de maroquin tabac, tranches rouges ( reliures de l'époque ). Trés belles illustrations sous la forme d'un frontispice et de 12 portraits trés finement gravés, 2 tableaux dépliants hors-texte. Menus défauts aux coiffes, coins émoussés, quelques cahiers brunis, agréable exemplaire cependant dans une jolie reliure solide. "Bonne édition" Brunet II 191, Rahir 376, etc.Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque Claude Gabriel Doüet De Vichy ( Ex-libris ). histoire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vida de D. Nuno Alvares Pereyra, segundo condestavel de Portugal . progenitor da casa real . Novamente composta. offerecida a' Magestade de el rey D. Joao V.

      Na Officina da Musica,, Lisboa Ocidental 1723 - Cm. 28, pp. (18) 756. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, capolettera e testate incise in xilografia. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorso lisci con fregi, filetti e titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Alcune annotazioni manoscritte all'occhietto ed al frontespizio tra cui la nota di possesso di Prospero Peragallo fecondo scrittore di storia portoghese del XIX secolo. Un paio di rinforzi marginale alla carta 732, peraltro esemplare completo e ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica, molto rara. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci Satirae. Interpretatione ac notis illustravit Ludovicus Prateus, Rhetoricae Professor Emeritus; jussu Christianissimi Regis, in usum Serenissimi Delphini

      Londini : typis Sam. Palmer, impensis J. & B. Sprint, R. Wilkin. 1723 - Physical description: [16], 412, [68]p. ; 20cm. Subjects: Latin poetry. Notes: Title page in black and red. Head- and tail-pieces with historiated initials. Index [68]p. at end. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T123238. Language: Latin. Very good copy bound in contemporary full vellum, with a partial gilt-leather label to spine. Spine bands slightly worn - panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. General surface wear as with age. POS to ffep. Minor instances of previous owner's marginalia. Pages lightly foxed in margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 412 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Histora de Arriania haeresi, in compendium reducta. Et tomis quatuor comprehensa.

      Prague, Wolfgang Wickhart, 1723. - Small folio. (12), 308 pp. (Bound with) II: The same. Historia de haeresi Iconoclastarum, in compendium reducta. Ibid., Karel Jan Hraba, 1723. (10), 148 pp. (Bound with) III: The same. Historia de magno schismate Graecorum in oriente, in compendium reducta, et tomis duobus comprehensa. Ibid., 1723. (10), 176 pp. Contemp. calf on 4 raised bands with ms. shelfmark label to spine. All edges sprinkled in red. First (folio) editions. - The first three of numerous treatises by the Prague Jesuit Wietrowski (1660-1757) about heresies and schisms. Sammelband from the library of the Vienna Unshod (Discalced) Augustinians with their ms. ownership note and shelfmark. -Edges and corners rubbed and bumped; front cover damaged. De Backer/Sommervogel VIII, 1132, 7-9.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci Satirae. Interpretatione ac notis illustravit Ludovicus Prateus, Rhetoricae Professor Emeritus; jussu Christianissimi Regis, in usum Serenissimi Delphini

      Londini : typis Sam. Palmer, impensis J. & B. Sprint, R. Wilkin. 1723 - Physical description: [16], 412, [68]p. ; 20cm. Subjects: Latin poetry. Notes: Title page in black and red. Head- and tail-pieces with historiated initials. Index [68]p. at end. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T123238. Language: Latin. Very good copy bound in contemporary full vellum, with a partial gilt-leather label to spine. Spine bands slightly worn - panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. General surface wear as with age. POS to ffep. Minor instances of previous owner's marginalia. Pages lightly foxed in margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 412 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Conqueste de la Chine par les Tartares:: Contenant plusieurs choses remarquables, touchant la religion, les moeurs, & les coûtumes de ces deux nations. Ecrite en espagnol . & traduit en françois par le Sieur Colle.

      Amsterdam: chez Jean Frederic Bernard, Amsterdam 1723 - Bookplate of Lady Frances Scott. Collation, [12],477pp. Bound in full calf. Professionally rebacked, retianing the original boards, raised bands, gilt lines, red leather title label. Boards light rubbed on edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, light tanning to title, occasional tanning or browing. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A45 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Emblem Book] Huwelyk, dat is, het gantsche beleyt des Echten Staats; Afgedeelt in zes Hooft-stukken; Maegt, Vryster, Bruyt, Vrouwe, Modeder, Weduwe

      Anthony Schoonenburg, t' Amsterdam 1723 - 16mo; engraved t-p, [21], 538pp, two hand-colored plates (one folding, and rare, showing children playing with crossbows, flying kites, doing handstands, and . . . ) and 35 half-page text engravings. Bound in three quarter calf over marbled boards, the flat spine in five compartments divided by gilt rules, with a red morocco label lettered in gilt. The binding is square and the tight, the pages (and particularly the plates) clean and bright. A Fine copy. Graesse I, 85. ADB IV, 72f. Later edition (originally published in 1625) of the Dutch statesman and poet's famous handbook on marriage dealing with the six chapters of a woman's life (by way of comparison to the seven ages of man): youth, sweetheart, bride, woman, mother, and widow. Originally published in 1625, with engravings by Breugel’s pupil, Adriaan van de Venne. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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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        PRAELECTIONES PHARMACEUTICAE; OR A COURSE OF LECTURES IN PHARMACY

      1723 - QUINCY, John. PRAELECTIONES PHARMACEUTICAE; OR A COURSE OF LECTURES IN PHARMACY, CHYMICAL AND GALENICAL; EXPLAINING THE WHOLE DOCTRINE OF THAT ART. By the late Learned Dr. John Quincy. Published from his original Manuscript, with a Preface, by P. S. Shaw, M.D. London: Printed for E. Bell, et al., 1723. First edition. xv, 212 pp. Small quarto, newly bound to period style in dark blue 3/4 morocco with marbled paper sides, and a gilt-stamped label on spine. Ex library, with a faint ink stamp on t.p and five other pages (nos. i, xv, 51, 109, 161). Light soiling to title-page, occasional light soiling/thumbing at fore-edge margin of some leaves, but presenting a clean and fresh appearance overall. This is a handsome copy of a scarce title. John Quincy was an English apothecary and physician whose works had considerable influence on the practice of medicine and materia medica of his day. His Pharmacopoeia officinalis & extemporanea; or, A compleat English dispensatory, first published in 1718, remained in print until 1782, reaching the fifteenth edition. His Lexicon physico- medicum: or, A new physical dictionary, published in 1719, proved to be as popular, going through more than eleven editions, the last in 1811. The eighteen lectures in Praelectiones Pharmaceuticae had been delivered at Quincy's own house and, after his death in 1722, were published in 1723 with the preface by Dr. Peter Shaw, who edited the works of Francis Bacon and Robert Boyle, as well as translating works by Stahl and Boerhaave. (D.N.B.; Heirs to Hippocrates 712-715 for his Dispensatory and Dictionary).

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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]

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        Opera diplomatica et historica / Diplomatum belgicorum nova collectio sive supplementum ad opera diplomatica Auberti Miraei. Editio sucunda auctior et correctior. I. F. Foppens, bruxellensis.

      Louvain Denique Bruxelles Foppens 1723 - 1748 4 volumes In-folio, 1 portrait en frontispice d'après Van Dyck gravé par Diamaer. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné.(reliures frottées, coiffes arrachées ou manquantes, un mors fendu). Pirenne 416. Edition collective des travaux publiés par Aubert Le Mire (1573-1640). L'exemplaire est bien complet des deux volumes de suppléments ajoutés en 1734 et 1748 par Jean-François Foppens. Le premier volume est illustré du portrait de Miraeus gravé par Diamaer d'après Van Dyck; l'ornementation comprend également une vignette de Harrewijn au titr, un bandeau à rinceaux en tête de la vie de l'auteur et un bandeau et une lettrine aux armes du dédicataire le prince Rubempré. Les oeuvres de Miraeus consacrées à l'histoire civile et religieuse des Pays-Bas sont très importantes, notamment pour les nombreuses pièces d'archives publiées par ce pionner de la diplomatique. "Doué d"une extrême activité, il consacrait tous les moments qui lui laissaient ses devoirs à des recherches sur l'histoire politique et littéraire des Pays-Bas, et il a laissé des travaux nombreux et importants ." (Biographie Nationale de Belgique). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        LES ŒUVRES D’ESTIENNE PASQUIER, contenant SES RECHERCHES DE LA FRANCE; SON PLAIDOYÉ POUR M. LE DUC DE LORRAINE; CELUY DE ME. VERSORIS, POUR LES JÉSUITES, CONTRE L’UNIVERSITÉ DE PARIS; CLARORUM VIRORUM AD STEPH. PASQUIERUM CARMINA; EPIGRAMMATUM LIBRI SEX; EPITAPHIORUM LIBER; ICONUM LIBER, CUM NONNULLIS THEOD. PASQUIERII IN FRANCORUM REGUM ICONES NOTIS. SES LETTRES; SES ŒUVRES MESLÉES; ET LES LETTRES DE NICOLAS PASQUIER, FILS D’ESTIENNE

      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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        Eine kurtze Eröfnung und Anweisung der dreyen Principien und Welten im Menschen. In unterschiedlichen Figuren vorgestellet: Wie und wo eigentlich ihre Centra im innern Menschen stehen (.) Samt einer Beschreibung der dreyerley Menschen (.) Nebst einer Anweisung, was der Streit Michaels und des Drachens, auch was das wahre Bäten im Geist und Wahrheit sey. Abgemahlet und vorgestellet durch Johan Georg Grabern von Ringhausen und Johan Georg Gichtel von Regensburg, im Jahre Christi 1696.

      o. Vlg.,, (Leiden), 1723 - (Leiden), o. Vlg., 1723. 8°. 175 S. Mit 5 (dv. 1 doppelblattgr.) gest. Tafeln. Blindgepr. Lederbd. d. Zt. (berieben). Seebass, Neue Folge 88, 383: "Sehr seltene, von Johann Wilhelm Ueberfeld, dem Leiter der Engelsbrüder und Herausgeber Jakob Böhmes edierte erste Ausgabe dieser mystischen Anthropologie. In s. Vorwort heisst es: "Es sind die Figuren vom inwendigen Menschen, welche unser Autor 15. Jahre lang bey sich verborgen gehalten, bis an sein Lebens-Ende: Und wir noch 10. Jahren lang nach demselben". Beschrieben und abgebildet werden der "Inwendige, Vorkommene (!) Mensch Durchaus Geheiliget und Erleuchtet nach allen IIIen Principien Göttliches Wesens.", der "gantze, Irdische, Natürliche, Finstere Mensch; in Sternen und Elementen" und der "Wiedergeborene Mensch: In seiner instehenden Geburt in Christo." (.) Das Buch erschien als eine selbständige Ergänzung zu Gichtels Theologia practica." - Die feinen Kupfer in klaren Abzügen zeigen nackte menschliche Figuren mit Bezeichnungen der Principien, Elementen etc. in kalligraph. Beschriftung u. das (bei Seebass fehlende) Rad der Geburt. - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt u. bloss vereinzelt stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Recueil des statues, groupes, fontaines, termes, vases, et autres magnifiques ornemens du chateau & parc de Versailles. Le tout gravé d'après les originaux par Simon Thomassin . , avec les explications en françois, latin, italien & hollandois.

      Au dépens de la Compagnie 1723 - - Au dépens de la Compagnie, A La Haye 1723, 4 tomes en un Vol. in 4 (15,5x20,5cm), 59pp. 218pl., Un Vol. relié. - Nouvelle édition en quatre langues après celle citée en p. 59 chez Mortier en 1659. Il s'agit de la troisième édition, l'originale ayant été publiée à Paris en 1694, in 8, en français uniquement. L'illustration remarquable comprend un frontispice allégorique par Jan van Vianen, un grand plan dépliant de la ville et du château de Versailles, et 218 planches numérotées, dont cinq dépliantes, le tout gravé par P. le Gros, Garnier, I. la Clerion, N. Coustous, Cornu, d'après les dessins de Thomassin. L'ouvrage se divise en quatre parties avec 3 pages de titres en rouge et noir pour l'ensemble (une en néerlandais, une en français, et une à la date de 1695 chez Pierre Mortier), et 4 pages de titres en rouge et noir pour chacun des tomes, dont voici le détail : t. 1. Les statues antiques & modernes de Versailles, fig. 1-53 -- t. 2. Les groupes de Versailles, fig. 54-85 -- t. 3. Les fontaines et autres ornemens de Versailles, fig 86-172 -- t. 4. Les thermes et vases de Versailles, fig. 173-218. Plein Velin d'époque. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Tranches marbrées. Quelques feuillets brunis à la fin de l'index. Bel exemplaire en bonne condition. On considère que l'ouvrage en question constitue la plus belle réalisation de Simon Thomassin (1653-1732), graveur du roi, qui a réalisé de nombreux ouvrages. L'oeuvre fut commanditée par Louis XIV lui-même en 1689. 59pp. 218pl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        La Florida del Inca. Historia del Adelantado, Hernando de Soto, Governador, y Capitan Generl del Reino de la Florida. de otros heroicos caballeros, Españoles, e Indios

      En la oficina Real, y a Costa de Nicolas Rodriguez, Madrid 1723 - [xxx]+268+[12] pages with red and black title. Small folio (12" x 8 1/4") bound in original leather with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Third edition. The first edition of the La Florida was published by Pedro Crasbeeck at Lisbon. A reprint of this edition with emendations was made at Madrid in 1723 under the editorship of Andres Gonzalez Baria Carballido y Zuniga, which was quickly sold out and a third edition was published that same year with out the fold out map. Garcilaso, from time to time both in Peru and in Spain, encountered me who had participated in De Soto's expedition, but on several occasions declares that the material for the La Florida was derived solely from three sources. The account of Alonso de Carmona was received from the author himself, and that of Juan Coles he found in a somewhat battered condition at the establishment of a printer in Cordova. But the bulk of his facts came to him orally from noble Spaniard, who he eventually cornered in Las Posadas. The identity of this man he for some reason leaves shrouded in mystery; nevertheless, there is sufficient evidence for speculation, and historians in general have concluded that he was non other than Gonzalo Silvestre, a native of Herrera de Alcantara, whose fine horsemanship and exceptional boldness displayed as he gallops through the pages of La Florida. Condition: Spine head chipped away, edge wear with rubbing, leather scuffed, some margins professionally repaired else a good copy. [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)..

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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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.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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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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