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        The Antiquities of Berkshire. With A large Appendix of many Valuable Original Papers, Pedigrees of the most considerable Families in said County and a particular account of the Castle, College and Town of Windsor

      London: Flower-de-Luce. 1723. Hardcover. 3 vols. cxxviii + 194pp & 195-580 [4]pp & 210 [2] 211-214 [2] 217-428pp. Contemporary panelled calf rebacked and recornered with contrasting spine labels bearing gilt titles, armorial bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, lacks portrait frontis of Ashmole and engraved map bound in vol.3 and not vol.1 as called for in Upcott, genealogical tables (some folding), occasional marginal notes in near contemporary hand and several additions to the index in the same hand, browning to foredge of the title page of vol.3, small burn hole in leaf D of vol.3 not affecting text. This is the variant with the reprinted title page dated 1723 but with pagination and register matching that of the 1719 edition (Upcott, p.9). ESTC T140220. Elias Ashmole (1617-1692) was an antiquary and astrologer whose life straddles the upheavals of 17th century England. Although a committed royalist he met and developed a lifelong friendship with the astrologer William Lily, who, at the time of their meeting, was making predictions favourable to the parliaments cause. Ashmole's career as an antiquary seems to start in the 1650s, when he catalogued the Tradescant collection, the ealiest known catalogue of an English 'Cabinet of Curiosities'. His interests as an antiquary were given further impetus when he met and became friends with William Dugdale in the mid 1650s. Although not published until after his death, Ashmole had begun collecting material for this book in 1667. Ashmole's extensive collections would eventually be given to Oxford University on the condition that they built a suitable building to house them. That building opened in 1683 as the Ashmolean Museum, the first public museum in modern Europe., 8vo .

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        Adversaria Anatomica Omnia. Adversari Primus, Alterra, Tertia, Quarta, Quinta & Sexta

      Leiden: Johannem Arnoldum Langerak. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Boards very marked and scuffed with damage to bottom corner. Gutters cracked but joints still holding. Contents strong. Some yellowing and foxing to contents, but contents otherwise good. Contemporary inscription to fep. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. 1723. [First Edition]. Contemporary calf. xxxi, 52, 103, 111, 91, 124, 136pp :: Engraved portrait frontispiece, title page vignettes and 11 plates :: 270mm x 200mm (11" x 8") :: 'Quorum tria posteriora nunc primùm prodeunt. Novis pluribus aereis Tabulis, & universali accuratissimo Indice ornata. Opus nunc vere absolutum' .

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        Speculum Britanniae: An Historical and Chorographical Description of Middlesex and Hertfordshire

      London: Daniel Browne. Some wear to covers - especially corners and head and tail of spine. Additional new endpapers and bookplate to front pastedown. List of maps in a contemporary hand to original front and back endpapers. Some soiling to inner margins but overall the text and illustrations are in very good condition. 1723. First Edition. Leather cover. 49pp, 32pp :: Illustrated with four folding maps, engraved title page, two other full page engraved plates as well as head and tail pieces and other figures in the text :: 230mm x 175mm (9" x 7") .

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        Il primo (-terzo) libro dell'opere burlesche di m. francesco berni, di m. gio. della casa, del varchi, del mauro, di m. bino, del molza, del dolce, e del firenzuola. ricorretto e con diligenza ristampato. in londra (ma napoli), 1723.

      Tre volumi di cm. 15, pp. 1.500 ca. complessive. Marchi tipografici incisi ai frontespizi. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro. Piatti decorati a secco con rosoni centrali e carte di guardia dipinte. Bell'esemplare, fresco ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. COPIA DESIDERABILE. Cfr. Gamba (160) il quale elogia la presente edizione, una sorta di contraffazione delle rare stampe cinquecentesche di quest'opera.

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        The Whitehall Evening-Post (18 editions)

      W Wilkins, Printer, Dolphin, London, 1723 18 copies, each copy is 2 sheets with 4 pages of London Whitehall local News! & would run for 3 days. ( + 1 copy of the Kaleidoscope; or Literary and Scientific Mirror for June 21, 1825 - 10 pages) The Whitehall Evening-Post editions are (with the main news article) No 777, Sep 3, 1723, Launching of the Prince George a 90 gun Man of War. No 788, Sep 26, 1723, Arrival in Bristol of Capt Joseph Axford from Barbadoes. No 797, Oct 17, 1723. No 809, Nov 14, 1723. No 813, Nov 23, 1723. No 815, Nov 28, 1723. No 816, Nov 30, 1723. No 817, Dec 3, 1723. No 819, Dec 7, 1723. No 823, Dec 17, 1723. No 824, Dec 19, 1723. No 828, Dec 28, 1723. No 829, Dec 31, 1724. No 834, Jan 11, 1724. No 835, Jan 14, 1724. No 838, Tues 21, 1724. No 840, Jan 25, 1724. & Finally No 853, Feb 25, 1724. Most sheets have news from abroad, home, prices of Stocks & adverts. Not much has changed!

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        Antiquitates Pomeraniae, Oder Sechs Bücher Vom Alten Pommerlande

      Stettin und Leipzig, J. Kunckel, 1723.. 6 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 1 gefalt. Stammtafel und 2 gefalt. gest. Karten. 27 Bll., 424 S., 8 Bll., 126 S., 5 Bll. (erstes leer), SS. 129-270, 5 Bll. (erstes leer), SS. 271-448, 10 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 4°.

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        TELEMACHS, ULYSSIS Sons Äfwentyr, Först på Fransöska skrefne utaf Hr. Francois de Salignac de la Motte Fenelon, Ärckie-Biskop af Cambray samt förste af Romerska Riket, men nu efter den senaste förbättrade upläggningen öfwersatte. Del I-II..

      Henr.C.Merckell, Kongl. Boktr i Stor-Furstendömet Finland, 1723. Andra upplagan. 23+1024+22 sidor. Två sampaginerade delar i ett senare 1800-tals, enkelt, halvfranskt band med förgylld ryggtiteltext. Titelbladen tryckta i rött och svart. Bandet något slitet med sprucken främre fals. Arken 1-2, 15-16 samt den utvikbara kartan saknas, men är ersatta av fotostatkopior. Titelbladet till del 1, lagat i höger marginal. Även eftersättsbladet lagat.. Första svenska upplagan utkom 1721. Ovanlig på svenska

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        Traite' des vernis, ou' l'on donne la maniere d'en composer un, qui ressemble parfaitement a' celui de la chine, and plusieurs autres qui concernent la peinture, la dorure, la gravure a' l'eau-forte, andc. a paris, chez laurent d'houry, 1723.

      Cm. 16, pp. (12) 206 + (2) d'errata. Piccola vignetta al frontepizio e 4 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame raffiguranti forni e strumenti di lavorazione. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro, tagli colorati. Una piccola mancanza alla cuffia superiore, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione della versione francese, mentre l'originale italiano, assai raro, risale al 1720.

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        Le Theatre de P. Corneille. Nouvelle Edition. Revûë, corrigée, & argumentée. Enrichie de Figures en Taille-couce. 5 vol.

      Paris, Michel-Estienne David, 1723. Illustrated with engraved plates. 5 cont. uniforme leather bindings with 5 raised bands and gilt ornamentation on spine.. Vol. 3 and 5 lacking upper part of spine, vol. 3 also loose along outer hinge. Vol. 5 waterstained along hinges in the mittle-part of the book. Volumes all complete and sound. Here and there little brownspotting. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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

      Paris: Jacques Vincent, 1723. Hard Cover. 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. "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. Good.

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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

      In Augusta, appresso David Raimondo Mertz e Gio. Jacopo Majer, 1723. In 4to; pp. 12n.nn., 384, 48n.nn., 42, 4n.nn. Ritratti spieghevoli di Bernardo Segni e Niccolò Capponi incisi in rame da J. H. Storklein. Censura alla pagina 304 ove si narra il turpe eccesso di Pier Luigi Farnese contro il Vescovo di Fano, la lacuna e? stata colmata da antica mano che ha riprodotto il testo censurato. (Brunet V,261). Esemplare nitido con ampi margini. Frontespizio a caratteri neri e rossi. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo in oro. Lievi abrasioni al piatto anteriore e al dorso. Edizione originale. Gamba, 912; Razzolini Bacchi della Lega, pag. 315; Cat. Platneriana, pag. 139.

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        Uthförlig beskrifning öfwer den stora Swea och Giötha siön, Wätter, til des belägenhet, storlek och märkwärdiga egenskaper; samt anmärkningar och berättelser, om några uthi och omkring siön belägna öjar, nääs, berg och strömar; med mera, som wärdt är at i ackt taga. Efter åthskilliga förnäma wänners åstundan, sammanfattad af Daniel Tiselio [... ]. + Ytterligare Försök och Siö-Profwer uthi Wättern.

      Upsala, Johan Henrich Werner, 1723 respektive Stockholm, Hartwig Gercken, 1730. Två verk sammanbundna i en volym, (8) + (1)-8 + (1)-125 (oregelbunden paginering) + 9 s.; (10) + 11-112 (oregelbunden paginering) + 8 s. Titelblad i rött och svart i första delen, utvikbart träsnitt i andra delen + träsnitt i texten. Senare brunt halvskinnband med guldornerad rygg med fyra upphöjda bind (Hedbergband). 19,5 X 15,5 cm. Enstaka brunfläckar. Enstaka gamla marginalanteckningar. Den utvikbara planschen med lagad reva

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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

      A La Haye: Au dépens de la Compagnie, 1723. relié. 4 tomes en un Vol. in 4 (15,5x20,5cm). Nouvelle édition en quatre langues après celle citée en p59 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. - Au dépens de la Compagnie, A La Haye _1723, 4 tomes en un Vol. in 4 (15,5x20,5cm), 59pp. 218pl., Un Vol. relié. - Un Vol. relié

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      Paris. , 1723. Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Good condition but some marks and light offsetting on image. Very slight browning to centre-fold. Lower corner margins slightly dark. Size: 60 x 47 cm. Delisle was an important French cartographer of the early 18th century. He held the position of First Royal Geographer to the King. An interesting map of the southern region of India, Malabar. The northern part of the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) is in the south and the coast line is particularly well documented. The Maldives are shown in the west. Decorative cartouche lower right. Atlas de Geographie.

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      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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        Apparatus Biblicus sive Manuductio ad Sacram Scripturam, Tum clarius, tum facilius intelligendam

      Jacobum Certe Lugduni (Lyons) Jacobum Certe 1723 Editio Novissima (New edition) vg 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.

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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 dreyerlei Menschen, nach Art des in ihme herrschenden Principii oder Geistes. Abgemahlet und vorgestellt im Jahr 1696.

      [Leiden?], 1723. 175 p. 2 engraved frontispieces, 3 engraved plates, of which one folding (the folding partly repaired and mounted, some foxing and soiling). Contemporary calf, some rubbing, gilt spine with red title label and 1 handwritten paperlabel, red edges. Some foxing, name on first endpaper. 18 X 11 cm.. First edition, posthumously published by J. W. Überfeld

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        Alte und neue Grönländische Fischerei und Wallfischfang, mit einer kurzen historischen Beschreibung von Grönland, Island, Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen Eiland, der Strasse Davis u.a. ausgefertiget durch Abraham Moubach. Zu Ende ist allhier beigefüget eine summarische Nachricht von dem Bakkeljau- und Stockfischfang bei Terreneuf. Aus dem Holländischen übersezt, und mit accuraten Kupfern und Land-Carten gezieret.

      Leipzig, Peter Conrad Monath, 1723. (30)+482+(14) p. + engr. frontisp., 7 engr. plates and 6 engr. maps. Bound in contemporary half vellum. With old notations on first endpaper with a list of other books on the subject. Titlepage and the first page with insignificant waterstains at the edge, else a very clean and attractive copy of this rare book.. First German edition of a history and description of the Arctic whaling industry, containing maps of the principal islands used for whaling. Sabin 106377. Kress 3531. Lauridsen XI,11. This edition not in Nuuk (The National Library of Greenland)

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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. lisboa ocidental na officina da musica, 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.

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        THEATRUM BASILICAE PISANAE, In quo praecipuae illius partes enarrationisbus, iconibusque ostenduntur. [bound with] APPENDIX Ad THEATRUM BASILICAE PISANAE, In qua Sarcophagi, Volumen Exultet, & alia nonnulla Vetera monumenta, Descriptionibus & Iconibus exhibentur, Cura, et Studio Auctoria

      Typis & Sumptibus Antonii de Rubeis in Via Seminarii Romani Rome:: Typis, & Sumptibus Antonii de Rubeis in Via Seminarii Romani,. 1728 / 1723.. Folio. 16-3/4" x 11". Appendix: Index leaf an inserted single, erroneously prior to A1; A3 mis-signed A2. 2nd edition of the Theatrum; 1st edition of the Appendix. [12], 154, [20]; 134, [2 (blank)], 168 pp. Appendix with numerous textual cancels [paste-overs].. Period full vellem binding with title hand-inked to spine.. Vellum soiled, with some wear to spine crown. Gutter break prior to. Appendix title leaf. A Very Good copy.. The work a detailed architectual study of the cathedral, baptistry and Òleaning towerÓ of Pisa. OCLC records just 7 institutional holdings of the Appendix. . Theatrum: 33 copperplate engravings (Duplicate III D2r [not in List of Plates]; Plate X [F3v] actually a duplicate Plate XI [no Plate X herein]. Plate 27 inserted. Appendix: 7 copperplate engravings [6 full page]. 4 intratextual cuts. Title leaf device. Head- tailpieces. Decorative initial capital letters.

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        Antiquitates Pomeraniae, Oder Sechs Bücher Vom Alten Pommerlande.

      6 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 1 gefalt. Stammtafel und 2 gefalt. gest. Karten. 27 Bll., 424 S., 8 Bll., 126 S., 5 Bll. (erstes leer), SS. 129-270, 5 Bll. (erstes leer), SS. 271-448, 10 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 4°. Schottenloher 32490; Graesse IV, 518 Anm.; Niedersächs. Landesbibliothek, Kat. Pommern S. 37; ADB XXI, 701: "Ein Geschichtswerk, das die Arbeiten früherer pommerscher Chronisten für längere Zeit in den Schatten stellte." - Das Werk erschien erstmalig 1640 und wurde 1723 "wider Willen der Erben" neu aufgelegt (ADB). - Die Karten zeigen "Pinacivm" und "Vandalia tevtonica" (Europa und Pommern). Die Tabelle wurde wohl auch in 3 Bll. zerschnitten gebunden, es gibt zumindest einige wenige Bibliotheksexemplare mit der Angabe "3 Tabellen". - Vorsatz, Frontispiz und Titel oben mit Wurmspur. Titel gering fleckig. Gutes Exemplar!

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        Principia mathematica. Second Amsterdam edition

      Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1723. No Dust Jacket. 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. Second Amsterdam edition. Three authorized editions of Newton'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's 'Praefatio Editoris,' but also extracts from four letters of Newton'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's letters, and Jones'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'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's Principia, p. 257). Babson (second supplement) 004.

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        Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis sixti v. et clem. viii. pont. max. autoritate recognita. editio nova... venetiis, apud nicolaum pezzana, 1723.

      Cm. 31, pp. (20) 1060, liv. Antiporta figurata, frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale incisa, testate, capolettera e centinaia di belle illustrazioni incise nel testo (ad un terzo di pagina). Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena. Bell'esemplare, fresco e marginoso come è raro per questo tipo di opere.

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        Historiae Naturalis Libri XVII quos interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Harduinus e societate Jesu, jussu regis christianissimi Ludovici Magni, in usum serenissimi Delphini. Editio altera emendatior & auctior. 2 Tomi (3 Partes).

      Paris, Typis Antonii-Urbani Coustelier, 1723. Folio. Two cont. full vellum w. seven raised bands on backs and blindstamped ornamentations on boards. Leather title-labels on backs. Bdg.s somewhat worn. Corners bumped and vellum loosening a bit from front-board of volume one. Woodcut title- and end-vignettes, double-page engr. map of "Flumina Quatuor Paradisii Terrestris" and 11 full-page engr. plates depicting coins. 32 pp., double-page map, 790, (2), 1290 pp., 11 ff. (engr. plates).. Second, but by far the best, Harduin-edition. The first was printed in 1685. Consisting of two volumes, volume two divided into two parts, the second part containing the Index Geographicus, Index Nomina Propria, Index Verborum et Sententiarum. Volume two also with the Index Emendationum. Latin text with many very elaborated notes."Of these editions (Paris 1685 (4to) and 1723), by the celebrated Father Harduin, the second edition of 1723, is by far the more copious, splendid, and critical performance. In forming the text, fifteen MSS. were consulted, but only eight of them collated; the excerpta of the remaining seven MSS. were given as by former editors. Explanatory notes are placed under the text, and critical ones are inserted at the end of each book... This edition is upon the whole a very erudite and valuable performance, and may be considered as one of the most useful and extensive works by which the genious and writings of Pliny have been illustrated." (Dibdin 2:325)

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