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        Le grand dictionaire historique ou le melange curieux de l'histoire sacree et profane, 11th- ed.

      Amsterdam etc., 1724-1726. 4 volumes (A-Z) and 2 volumes supplement (A-Z). Large folio, half leather, covers and spines rubbed.B0336.

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        [North America] To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers...this Map of North America according to ye newest and most exact observations..

      London: "Printed for I. Bowles ... T. Bowles ... P. Overton", 1724. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. Inset view of a codfishery, ten inset maps of various harbors. An early issue of Moll's great "Codfish" map of North America. Herman Moll was, like many an emigré , a zealously patriotic Englishman and cartographical fighter in the globalization contest the European nations conducted from the 15th century into the 20th. Here in one of his superbly characteristic maps of North America, he fights with De L'Isle (the great French mapmaker of the period) about the respective territorial possessions of Britain and France. In contradistinction to De L'Isle's 1718 map, Moll's reduces French Louisiana to a region south of the Ohio River and gives Great Britain Labrador (as New Britain). The achievement of British dominance would be accomplished through trade, colonialization, war and piracy. Depicting one aspect of British success, Moll includes here a rather detailed depiction of the codfishing industry, including the making of cod liver oil. Throughout the 17th century, the British had the greatest number of fishing boats in the Grand Banks. Dried codfish was a staple of the British Navy, and a favorite throughout Europe. As naval supremacy requires good charts, this map has ten inset charts of important North and South America ports: from Boston to Cartagena. And finally, for the benefit perhaps of any would-be British privateer, Moll includes (as he did in his map of the West Indies) detailed information about the annual Spanish convoy that wound around the Gulf of Mexico picking up silver, gold and gems from South and Central America. Moll's "maps of North America and the Eastern seaboard must have played an important role in shaping the geographical perception of the Americas held by his contemporaries, emphasizing the untapped resources and the wealth of the colonies, and the opportunities for any that would make the passage" (Baynton-Williams). The present map was part of Herman Moll's magnificent folio work, A New and Compleat Atlas . Moll was the most important cartographer working in London during his era, a career that spanned over fifty years. His origins have been a source of scholarly debate; however, the prevailing opinion suggests that he hailed from the Hanseatic port city of Bremen, Germany. Joining a number of his countrymen, he fled the turmoil of the Scanian Wars for London, and in 1678 is first recorded as working there as an engraver for Moses Pitt on the production of the English Atlas . It was not long before Moll found himself as a charter member of London's most interesting social circle, which congregated at Jonathan's Coffee House at Number 20 Exchange Alley, Cornhill. It was at this establishment that speculators met to trade equities (most notoriously South Sea Company shares). Moll's coffeehouse circle included the scientist Robert Hooke, the archaeologist William Stuckley, the authors Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe, and the intellectually-gifted pirates William Dampier, Woodes Rogers and William Hacke. From these friends, Moll gained a great deal of privileged information that was later conveyed in his cartographic works, some appearing in the works of these same figures. Moll was highly astute, both politically and commercially, and he was consistently able to craft maps and atlases that appealed to the particular fancy of wealthy individual patrons, as well as the popular trends of the day. In many cases, his works are amongst the very finest maps of their subjects ever created with toponymy in the English language. This copy an early issue with the imprint including John Bowles at his Stocks Market address (i.e. his location between 1723 and 1727). Later issues include his address as "Mercers Hall" (between 1727 and 1731) and "at the Black Horse" (1732 and later). This early issue before the addition of John King to the imprint (circa 1726). McLaughlin, The Mapping of California as an Island 192; Tooley, "California as an Island," 82 in Tooley, The Mapping of America ; Goss, The Mapping of North America , p. 118; Schwartz & Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America pl. 79; Kurlansky, Cod p. 58-60; cf. Ashley Baynton-Williams, "The World Described" in Map Forum , Issue 1 (Spring 2004); cf. Reinharz, The Cartographer and the Literati - Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle (Lewiston, 1997).

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        Trophées tant sacrés que profanes du Duché de Brabant, contenant l'origine, succession & descendance des ducs & princes de cette maison [...] ensemble les généalogies de plusieurs ducs, princes, comtes, barons, seigneurs & nobles.

      The Hague, 1724-1726.2 volumes + 2 supplement volumes. Folio, full leather, spine ends somewhat worn, volume II spine partly loose. One of the volumes is waterstained in the first part. Inside a few small worm holes in the margins, some browning and in volume I a small stain through the first few pages. 672, 235, 572, 444, 33, 508 pag. The last and best edition of this work by the monk Christophorus Butkens (Antwerpen 1591 - 's-Gravenhage 1650), that was first published in 1641. Even though amongst genealogists Butkens is known as a 'bungler', this monumental work contains numerous interesting details about the history and genealogy of Brabant and its nobility. It is illustrated with a vast amount of engraved coats-of-arms, maps, portraits, city views, monuments and some large folding castle views. In total 75 folding plates and 400 engravings in the text. H166.

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        La Perse, La Georgie, La Natolie Les Arabies, L'Egipte et le Cours du Nil ou se trouve aussi Le Pont Euxin La Mer Capienne La Mer Rouge et Les Golfes De Perse et D'Ormus.

      Paris, Danet, 1724. - Hand-coloured engraved map (570 x 425 mm). Matted. Scarce map of the Turkish Empire, extending from Asia Minor and the Red Sea to Persia and the Gulf of Ormuz, center of the Arabian Peninsula. This map appeared in a later edition of Nicolas De Fer's Atlas ou Recueil de Cartes Geographiques, first published in 1709. The work was essentially a composite atlas, with maps added and updated over the course of the next 30 years. The present example bears the imprint of Guillaume Danet, De Fer's son in law, who took De Fer's printing house following De Fer's death in 1720, along with his brother, Jacques-Francois Danet. We have located copies of the map dated as early as 1720, so it would appear that the map was not in the earliest editions of De Fer's atlas and may have been prepared as a replacement to a more general map ( L'Empire Des Turcs, En Europe, En Asie, et En Afrique.), published until 1715. Al Ankary 297. Not in Tibbetts, Al-Qasimi.

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        Thesaurus Dramaticus. Containing all the Celebrated Passages, Soliloquies, Similies, Descriptions, and Other Poetical Beauties in the Body of English Plays

      London: Printed by Sam. Aris, for Thomas Butler, 1724 - 2 vols, 12mo, contemporary paneled calf, gilt decorations and lettering. Two engraved frontispieces. Title-pages in red and black. An entertaining compilation of scenes and quotations from famous English plays, arranged alphabetically by subject, viz.: Absence, adultery, affliction, African, ambition, anger, apothecary, bad news, bastard, Cato, chaste, embrace, falsehood, modesty, rack, rage, rebellion, etc, etc. The text is preceded by a list of the names of plays and authors quoted, alphabetically by play. Thesaurus Dramaticus was reprinted several times in the 18th century under the title The Beauties of the English Stage. Edges a little rubbed; very good copy, in original state. ESTC 134540; Not in Lowe, English Theatrical Literature [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du Concile de Pise: et de ce qui s'est passé de plus mémorable depuis ce Concile jusqu'au Concile de Constance. Enrichie de portraits

      Amsterdam: chez Pierre Humbert, 1724. First Edition. Full French calf. Fine. Two quarto volumes in one. liii,366; 327,[31]pp, with 16 full-page copper-engraved plates (portrait of the author by J. Houbraken after A. Pesne, one of the Prussian queen, one of papal medals, and 13 of the Council's participants) and two title-page vignettes. Separate title-pages in red and black, with superbly engraved vignette of the city of Pisa. Printed marginalia, bibliographical references, and index. Also includes "Declaration de Charles VI," declaring the Duke of Burgundy an enemy of the state. Contemporary full French calf, spine in seven compartments, very richly gilt, divided by raised bands; red morocco lettering piece gilt; edges speckled red. Armorial engraved bookplate of John Orlebar of the Middle Temple (1697-1765) to verso of title-page. (Orlebar was member of parliament, from the constituency of Bedford, from 1727-1734.) A superlative wide-margined copy, remarkably clean and fresh inside and out, with dark, rich impressions of the plates. Gibson's Library, p. 177. Brunet III 976 (first edition). Graesse IV 161. First Illustrated Edition of this history of the Council of Pisa, which "convened in 1409 with the intention of ending the Western (or Great) Schism, during which rival popes, each with his own Curia (bureaucracy), were set up in Rome and Avignon. . . . [The Council] deposed the two existing pontiffs, who refused to cooperate, and elected a third, Alexander V. Western Christendom was therefore divided into three parties until the Council of Constance (1414–18), which forced the three contending popes to resign and elected Oddone Colonna, a Pisan cardinal, as Pope Martin V." (Britannica) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Briefe aus der Schweiz nach Hannover geschreiben, in dem Jare 1763. Zweiter Abdruk.Zurich & Winterthur, Johann Casper Fussli Sohn, 1776. 4to. With engraved map of Switzerland on the title-page, 10 engravings in the text, and 18 engraved plates (including 3 folding). Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine.

      ADB I, p. 447; Barth 17539; Lonchamp 118; Wäber 37. Richly illustrated work on the geology and natural history of Switzerland by Johann Gerhard Reinard Andreae (1724-1793), a German pharmacist and chemist, resulting from his scientific journey to the Alps in 1763. The letters he sent to his friends during this period were first published in 1764 and 1765 in the Hannover Magazin and in 1776 as this beautiful new corrected, enlarged and first illustrated edition of his correspondence appeared, including many notes by Jakob Samuel Wyttenbachs and 15 excursions by Swiss scholars. Added are over 90 engravings from various sources, collected by Alb. Müller, who acquired the book in 1819, by different artists such as Georg Chr. Kilian. Also added is a copy in manuscript of a letter in French by Prof. d'Annone to Prof. Bernoullé in Berlin, dated 1776, containing an addition to page 31. Some browning. Good copy.

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        Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouwkunde, waar in ... werd voorgestelt en geleerdt het maaken van veelerley soorten van trappen.Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With engraved half-title, engraved title-page (with engraved device), engraved dedication and 30 double-page engraved plates by Jan Schenk. With: (2) HORST, Tieleman van der. Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouw-kunde; ...Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With woodcut vignette on title-page. 2 volumes: Folio (plates) and 4to (text). Contemporary red half roan.

      Ad 1: BAL 3929; Berlin Kat. 2253; STCN (9 copies); not in Fowler; ad 2: STCN (6 copies). First edition of a classic set of architectural construction drawings in 30 large double-page plates primarily showing staircases and their decoration, but with the last five plates covering skylights intended for stairwells, some in the form of elaborate cupolas. With the rare text-volume, providing explanation to the illustrations in the plates-volume. The plates show straight, spiral and more complicated staircases, with their geometrical constructions, as well as many elaborate decorative forms for the posts, railings, skylights, etc. The leaves of the plates-volume are watermarked: Strasburg bend above VDL = VAN DER LEY, identical to Churchill 433 dated 1724, and differing from the watermarks described in BAL (Strasburg bend above VDL = IV). An undated second edition was published in Amsterdam ca. 1810 by Jan Steven van Esveldt-Holtrop.The text-volume has the large bookplate of W.A. van der Hidde. Text with a few marginal stains, binding rubbed. Plates with a few minor stains, mostly on first five leaves and the binding heavily rubbed. Internally still a very good copy of Horst's famous staircase book, with the rare text-volume.

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        Description de l'isle des hermaphrodites Nouvellement decouverte concerna

      Cologne|[Bruxelles]: chez les héritiers de Herman Demen|[François Foppens], 1724. Fine. chez les héritiers de Herman Demen [François Foppens], Cologne [Bruxelles] 1724, (8) 352pp., relié. - Second edition, the first edition from 1605 is extremely rare. Illustrated with a frontispiece depicting a hermaphrodite, with the inscription 'I am neither male nor female ...'. Sheepskin full of used time. Back tooled raised. Missing part of title. Light foxing in the margins endnotes. Considered the first French anti-utopia, this trip of a tired French ills of his country on an island where effeminate characters, rouged, addicted to feasts and pleasures live is a satire disorders of the court of Henry III , himself represented by the king Hermaphroditus king queen male or female. The book assured considerable notoriety for its author, which little is known, except that he left several scholarly translations. The work, which compared to the Satyr ménipée, was presented to Henri IV, which forbade worried the author. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, l'Edition originale de 1605 est extrêmement rare. Illustrée d'un frontispice représentant un hermaphrodite, avec l'incription 'Je ne suis ni male ni femelle...'. Reliure en pleine basane d'époque usagée. Dos à nerfs orné. Il manque la pièce de titre. Légères mouillures en marge en fin d'ouvrage. Considérée comme la première anti-utopie française, ce voyage d'un français lassé des maux de son pays dans une île où vivent des personnages efféminés, fardés, adonnés aux fêtes et aux plaisirs est une satire des désordres de la cour d'Henri III, lui-même figuré par le roi Hermaphroditus, roi femme ou homme reine. L'ouvrage assura une notoriété considérable à son auteur, dont on sait peu de choses, sinon qu'il laissa plusieurs traductions érudites. L'oeuvre, qu'on compara à la Satyre ménipée, fut présentée à Henri IV, qui défendit qu'on inquiéta l'auteur.

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        Collected volume of ornament prints

      Augsburg: Jeremias Wolff, 1724. Broadsheets (378 x 301 mm). [58] leaves of engravings by various German engravers, mainly after Jean Bérain. Platemarks av. 34 x 28 mm. Condition: Fine impressions; old traces of horizontal folds to plates, occasional small marginal dampstain in last few plates, lower margin of last plate strengthened and verso stained, a few platemarks cut close or shaved, occasional pale stain in gutters, not touching images, one plate with a few tears in gutter. Stab-stitched in contemp. half green-stained parchment & speckled paper over pasteboards (rubbed). *** A collection of engraved designs for artists and craftsmen, consisting of skillful copies by German engravers of the finest French models of the newly fashionable "Régence" style of decoration, introduced by Jean Bérain I, court designer under Louis XIV for theater and festivals, gardens, and, after 1690, for all royal decorations. The engravings provide patterns for commodes, marquetry bureaux, vases, table lamps, candelabra, ceiling and wall decoration, doors, mirrors, clock mounts, wall paneling and a library decor. Most spectacular are 25 designs after Bérain for ceilings and walls, showing breathtakingly airy architectural structures, adorned with or built up from herms, caryatids, masks, interlaces, leafy arabesques, festoons, garlands, putti, exotic animals, gymnasts, actors, musicians, etc. Of the 58 prints in this volume, 45 reproduce French engravings by and/or after Bérain. These were copied from a collection of approximately 135 engravings of his designs assembled from various suites and published in Paris by Bérain's son-in-law Jacques Thuret in 1711. Bérain's "designs were in fashion during his entire career… They became models of ornamentation for the style Louis XIV during almost the entire length of that reign. Most of [his] efforts were directed toward the planning of ephemeral structures for the menus-plaisirs [the office of the court decorator], but he also produced engraved designs … for interiors, furniture, decorative objects, garden parterres, and funeral ceremonies. In these he developed complex, light, linear surface patterns related to antique wall decoration as it had been interpreted by Raphael. … He was widely influential, especially in Sweden and Germany" (Millard Collection I, pp. 32-33). Twelve further engravings in this volume reproduce designs of the wall decorator G. Feuillet, active in France ca. 1768 to 1782. A single engraving is by an Augsburg artist, the gold- and silversmith Abraham Drentwett. Prints were at the time the sole medium that allowed a broader public to view the exquisite pieces of furniture and decorative objects produced by designers like Bérain for the private hôtels of the highest ranks of the French aristocracy. The Augsburg art dealer and publisher Jeremias Wolff (1663-1724) was instrumental in disseminating in Germany the sensibility of the French Régence or "pre-Rococo," known locally as the "Laub und Bandlwerk" style, through his concerted publishing program of copies, by local South German engravers, of French ornament engravings ("Indem Jeremias Wolff Bérains Entwürfe nachstechen liess, und noch andere von ihm verlegte Zeichner ... dem französichen Vorbild nacheiferten, spielte er für die Verbreitung des modernen Bandlwerks in Deutschland eine wichtige Rolle" (Schwarz, p. 613). Distributed in parts (Lieferungen) of five plates each (cf. Weigert), Wolff's ornament prints were used as inspirations for their own designs by German goldsmiths, cabinetmakers, stucco-workers, wall painters, and other craftsmen, as well as by collectors and amateurs. Most are now as rare as the French originals. Present here are Parts 1-4, 6-9, and 12. The majority of the engravings in this volume are signed by the engraver. Those which do not identify the artist are after Bérain. All the Bérain and Feuillet prints are reverse copies of the French engravings. All but a few bear the imprint Ieremias Wolff excudit Aug. Vind. (the exceptions, noted below, have no imprint or signatures but clearly belong to the series). Contents: Pl. [1-5]) [BÉRAIN.] Part (Lieferung) 1: Five numbered plates engraved by Johann Christoph Hafner (1668-1754) [after Bérain], signed Iohann Christoph Haffner sculpsit. Plate 1 with part number No. 1, the rest numbered 2.-5. Plates 1-4 each show several objects (totaling 65 individual objects): clock mounts, clock fronts or medallions, candlesticks, urns, pitchers, and wall sconces; plate 5 is devoted to mostly military classical motifs (tridents, maces, shields, sheaths with arrows, helmets & headdresses, and a harp). Pl. [6-10]) BÉRAIN. Part 2: Five plates engraved by Hafner, unnumbered except for the fifth, which bears the Part number "2", signed Berain Invent. / Iohann Christoph: Hafner sculps. Subjects: commodes or consoles, chandeliers, candelabra, ceiling cornice decoration, table lamps, urns; plate 9 with five parallel ornamental panels (for wall hangings or table settings?). Pl. [11]) DRENTWETT, Abraham II (1647-1729). Engraving of silversmith's work. Augsburg: Wolff, [ca. 1700-1710]. (sheet size 378 x 289 mm; platemark 333 x 216 mm). The number 8 engraved within the plate. 2 figs., the uppermost showing acovered and uncovered tureens, an ornate wall sconce with trophy topped by an angel, pediments, and chimney utensils (tongs and shovel); the lower half showing two highly ornate anthropomorphic pitchers or urns; signed by Johann August Corvinus after Abraham Drentwett. From the Neue Inventiones von unterschidlich nüzlicher Silber-Arbeit (8 pl.), cf, Berlin-Kat. 956. Pl. [12-36]) BÉRAIN. 25 plates after Bérain, designs for ceilings and a few wall panels, some in oblong format. Various engravers. Apparently comprising Lieferungen 3, 4, 6, 8, and 9, in the following order (all with Wolff imprint unless otherwise noted): Part 9: 5 plates, engraver unknown [pl. 12-16]: pl. 12 with engraved part number No. 9, pl. 12, 15 and 16 signed Bérain Invent./ no engraver; pl. 14-15 with no signature or imprint. Part 6: 5 plates, engr. by Jacob Weishoff [pl. 17, 19-21, 25]: pl. 17 with engraved part number No. 6, signed Bérain Invent./ Iacob Weishoff sculpsit. or I.W. sc. Part 8: 5 plates, engr. by Gottfried Stein [pl. 18, 22-24, 33]: pl. 22 with engraved part number No. 8, all plates signed Bérain Invent. / Gottfried Stein sculps. Part 4: 5 plates, engraver unknown [pl. 26-30]: pl. 26 with engraved part number No. 4, pl. 26-28 & 30 signed Bérain Invent./ no engraver; pl. 29 with no signature or imprint. Part 3: 5 plates, engraver unknown [pl. 31-32, 34-36]: pl. 31 with engraved part number No. 3, all plates signed Bérain Invent./ no engraver. Pl. [37-46]) BÉRAIN. Ten plates, oblong format, engraver unknown, of designs of chimneys and hearths, with mirrors, panels, elaborate stucco work, candelabra, etc., after Bérain. The original French suite was titled Desseins de cheminées. Comprising Lieferungen 7 & 12: Part 7: pl. [37-40 & 42], pl. 37 with engraved part number No. 7; pl. 37-40 unsigned, no imprint, except for Wolff imprint on pl. 37. Part 12: [pl. 41, 43-46], pl. 41 with engraved part number No. 12, all plates signed Bérain Invent./ no engraver. (These are extra-large copperplates and the fore-edges are a bit larger than the rest of the text block, hence a bit creased and with a few tiny chips.) Pl. [47-52]) FEUILLET, G. Unterschidliche [sic] Kirchen und Kloster Porten... by Joh. Leonhardt Wüst after Feuillet. Six numbered pl. of double doors with stucco work, copy of Feuillet's Livre de Portes cochères et Portes d'église à la dernière mode (Paris: [n.d.]): cf. Guilmard 68 & Berlin Kat 3859. Pl. [53-58]) [FEUILLET]. Six plates of lambris or wood paneling, the last showing a library. Signed by Johann Boxbart. Berlin Kat. 4018. A copy of Feuillet's Desseins de différents Lambris (Paris: [n.d.]), cf. Guilmard 68 & Berlin Kat. 4017. OCLC locates three comparable collected volumes of the Bérain / Wolff engravings: Getty (77 plates), Harry Ransom Center (20 pl.), and Univ. of Hannover (40 pl.). Cf. Roger-Armand Weigert, Jean I Berain, dessinateur de la chambre et du cabinet du roi (Paris, 1937); Millard Collection I, French Books, 18 & 19; Werner Schwarz, "Von 'stimpelnden' Uhrmacher zum Kunstverleger: Jeremias Wolff und seine Nachfolger," in Augsburger Buchdruck und Verlagswesen von den Anfangen bis zur Gegenwart (1997), pp. 587-619.

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        Observationes anatomicae.

      Venice: apud Jo. Baptistam Recurti, 1724. Heavily Annotated by an 18th-Century Medical Scholar Santorini, Giovanni Domenico (1681-1737). Observationes anatomicae. 4to. [12], 250 [i.e., 252]pp. 3 folding engraved plates, the second plate signed by the artist Marcus Galli and the engraver Carlo Orsolini (ca. 1710-ca. 1780). Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724. 286 x 208 mm. (uncut). Original carta rustica boards, spine repaired, slight wear. Minor dampstain in upper margins of plates and last approx. 15 leaves, otherwise very good to fine. Extensive scholarly annotations in a legible and attractive 18th-century hand in the margins of several leaves; note on Santorini?s death in the same hand on the front pastedown. First Edition. ?Santorini was generally acknowledged as the outstanding anatomist of his time, carefully dissecting and delineating many difficult and complex gross features of the human body, such as facial muscles involved in emotional expression, accessory pancreatic ducts, and duodenal papillae. His name has been given to some of these structures, such as the arytenoid cartilages (1724), the risorius muscle, and the plexus pudendalis venosus . . . His most important work was Observationes anatomicae, a valuable exposition of details of human anatomy? (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). The four major anatomical discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically?Santorini?s cartilage (larynx), Santorini?s vein, Santorini?s duct (pancreas) and Santorini?s caruncula (pancreas / bile duct)?are described in this work. This copy of Santorini?s Observationes anatomicae bears numerous marginal annotations and corrections in Latin by an anonymous but remarkably erudite 18th-century medical scholar. Many of the notes are so long and detailed that they appear to represent an ongoing writing project?possibly in preparation for a future corrected edition, although no such edition was ever published (the text in the 1739 second edition of Santorini?s work is unchanged from the first edition). The manuscript notes appear on 34 pages throughout the text; the most extensive notes are on pages 4-5, 63, 98-99, 108, 147, 148-149 and 160. The notes on pages 98-99 are of particular interest in that they comment on (and possibly dispute) Santorini?s description of the laryngeal cartilages. Also remarkable are the notes on pp. 148-149, which comment on Santorini?s description of pulmonary circulation. The notes cite the works of over a dozen medical writers, including Eustachius, Morgagni, Falloppio, Fabricius, Heister, Valverde, Vesalius, Columbo, Cesalpino, Diemerbroeck, Bartholin and Estienne. A few of the notes are dated 1738. The inscription on the inside front cover gives the date of Santorini?s death as May 7, 1737 (?die Maij septima A.D. MDCCXXXVII?) and states that he died of a periodic intermittent fever (?febre periodica intermittente?). Garrison-Morton 392.

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        A Sammelband of 11 Eighteenth-Century Theological Tracts, Nine of Which Involving Martin Luther

      1724. 11 vols bound in one. Contemporary vellum. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Auserlesene Trost-Briefe Des Mannes Bottes Martini Lutheri, Eir Er Un versolgte angefochtene under traurige Personen mit einter recht Evangelischen Feder geschrieben... Jena, 1724. Joh. Friedr. Rittern. [16], 142pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lauteres und Apostolisches Zeugniss Bon Christo fur uns Rach Unleitung der Morte Pauli... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 108pp, [4]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Rothiger Unterricht Bom Glauben und Sufen Wercten Seinter Furstresslichfeit wegen Aus Seinen Schriften Zur gemeinen Erhauung... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 70pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des theuren Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Abhandlung von der Leibe und ihrer Borfresslichteif... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [12], 97pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Erflarung Der Sieben Buss Psalmen Wie folche Des Selige Mann im Jahr 1517-1525... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 136pp. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lehrreicher Bortrag von der Heil Taufe, Darinnen Derselben Wefen, Krafft, Kuken under rechter Gebrauch....Jena und Leipzig, 1723. Johann Friedrich Rittern. [24], 117pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Ernstliche Bermahnung Zum H. Abendmahl, Samt einem auszuge aus einem sermon bon Burdiger Empfahung... Halle, 1726. Johann Christian Hendeln. [20], 81pp, [3]. D. Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Leichen-Predigt, Welche uber der Leiche des frommen Chur-Fursten Herzog Friederichs zu Sachsen in zween sermonen.... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 32pp. SIDELIO, Friederich. Des Mannes Gottes D. Martin Luthers Trostliche Ubhandlung Bom Leiden der Christen.... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [32], 48pp. MOSHEIM, Johann Lorenz. Sivo Predigsten Ben besondern Selegenheiten uber I. B der Konige am III, V.7-9. und Spruch-worter am XXV.v.2-5. gehalten von Johann Lorzenss Mosheim... Helmstadt, 1734. Christian Friedrich Mengand. 160pp. VOLLMANNS, Sabr. Heinr. Heiliges Denfmahl fur die Im Jahr 1744. In der evangelischen Religion Von ihm confirmirte kinder. Hannover, 1744. Johann Adolph Kercten. 56pp. A selection of Protestant theological treatises and sermons, published in Jena, Halle, Helmstadt and Hanover. The majority the work of Johann Jacob Rambach (1693-1735), Protestant theologian and hymn-writer. Holding numerous theological positions at Halle University, Rambach eventually succeeded the founder of the Halle Orphange, A.H. Francke, as professor and preacher at the Schulkirche. . 8vo.

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        Commentaire Litteral Sur Tous Les Livres De L'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament

      26 - Paris - Emery, Saugrain and Pierre Martin, 1724 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. Calmet's influential Bible commentary, in which he sought to give simple, literal meanings of complicated biblical passages. Complete in nine volumes. The third, enlarged edition. Antoine Augustin Calmet (26 February 1672 25 October 1757), a French Benedictine monk, was born at Menil-la-Horgne, in the Meuse department, located in the region of Lorraine. He was educated at the Benedictine priory of Breuil in the town of Commercy, and in 1688 joined the same Order at the Abbey of Saint-Mansuy at Toul, where he was admitted to profession on the 23 October of the following year. After his ordination, 17 March 1696, he was appointed to teach philosophy and theology at the Abbey of Moyenmoutier. Here, with the help of his brethren, he began to gather the material for his commentary of the Bible, which he completed at Munster in Alsace where he was sent in 1704 as sub-prior and professor of Biblical exegesis. With fold-out maps to three volumes depicting places mentioned in the Bible, and beautifully engraved illustrations to the front of each volume, as well as decorated head and tail pieces. Publisher's catalogue to rear of final volume. The set consists of Volume I, Part I; Volume I, Part II and Volumes II to VIII. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, very worn and rubbed. Leather to all spines is cracked with loss to much leather of corners and head and tail of spines. Boards held by cords only, one board very tender. Internally, generally firmly bound. Slight evidence of past worming to many volumes. Institutional ink stamps to endpapers, half titles and title pages, as well as some further pages to each volume. Occasional closed tears to some pages, including some fold-out plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Commentaire littéral sur tous les livres de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament

      Paris: Chez Emery, Saugrain l'aîné, Pierre Martin, 1724. 1724-1726. Hardcover. Text of each volume remarkably clean and bright. Small lib. stamp on each title page ("BIBLIOT. SCHOL. ANT. OBS. COL. CLUN" with an image of the coat-of-arms of Cluny, France). Scuffing to all covers and varying degrees of bumping to nearly all corners. Spines darkened and brittle with leather missing from some gutter parts. White library numbers on all spines. Bindings and covers mostly tight; all text blocks tight/secure. Varying degrees (from none to middling) of staining to some pages, mostly at an edge/corner. A few small spots here and there, but none appear to be foxing. Volume I, Part I: Map torn in two places and wrinkled at gutter. Volume II has pp. xli - xliv bound out of place after p. xlviii and the map, but the text is complete. Map has one small edge tear and a wrinkle at the gutter. Volume III: nothing unusual. (Volume IV): Missing. Volume V: upper outer corner of back cover missing. Volume VI: nothing unusual. Volume VII: white lib. mark at head of spine, upside-down; map has small tear and wrinkle at gutter; leather peeling at hinge of back cover; leather missing from 4 gutters. Volume VIII: nothing unusual.. Published as 8 volumes in 9 parts (2 parts to Volume I); missing Volume IV. All volumes: Brown leather/folio boards. Six raised bands on spines with elaborate gilt decoration and titles. Marbled end papers. Page edges colored red. Small bw illus. on each title page and decorative headings throughout. Bw engraved illus. at top of each first page of each book of the Bible. Volume I, Part I: 654 pp. with folding bw engraved map of the Holy Lands; Volume I, Part II: 619 pp.; Volume II: xlviii + 984 pp. with folding map of The Promised Land; Volume III: xvi + 1120; (Volume IV missing); Volume V: 950 pp.; Volume VI: xxxiv + 1100 pp.; Volume VII: lxxvii + 1040 + lxv with folding map of The Promised Land; Volume VIII: 1071 + page of adversitement. Oversize and heavy (87 pounds) and will require extra postage. The entire Bible, with commentary, written with a few "books" in each volume, complete (no follow-through to next volume). Text in two columns, Latin on the left, French on the right, with the commentary in French below. All prefatory and ancillary text in French, but footnotes contain a good bit of Hebrew and Greek.

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        Bishop Burnet's History of his Own Time. Volume I: From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Settlement of King William and Queen Mary at the Revolution. Volume II: From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne. To which is added, The Author's Life, by the Editor.

      II ] Printed for the Editor. London: [Vol. I:] Printed for Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane, 1724; [Vol. II:] Printed for the Editor, by Joseph Downing in Bartholomew-Close, and Henry Woodfall in the Strand, 1734. 2 vols., folio, 836; 765 pp. Contemporary rebacked polished calf, gilt rules, blind tooled decorations on boards (vary slightly between the two vols.), raised bands with title stamped in gilt on black label, red speckled edges. "A Complete Alphabetical Index to the Late Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time," slipped in to vol. 2. Both volumes are internally bright with minor foxing, both have some rubbing along edges of binding; very good copies. Both volumes have the bookplate of George Herbert Palmer, volume 1 has an additional bookplate of C. A. and V. Baldwin. First edition. The verso of the title-page in Volume II bears an ink notation: "The Original Manuscript of both Volumes of this History will be deposited in the Cotton Library by T. Burnett (signature of the authors son who was also the editor). Both copies have subscriber list and indices. Bishop Burnet (1643-1715) was a Scottish historian, theologian, and member of the Whig party. Burnet kept a detailed account or "secret history" of events in England during the reign of James II while he lived in exile, after the revolution of 1688 he returned and worked on the history intermittently up until 1713, he spent the last two years of his life revising the work. The final work remains valuable and admired for it's accurate account of the time period it's concerned with. ESTC T144689, OCLC 1425303

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        Les oeuvres

      à Paris: Chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier, 1724. Fine. Chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier, à Paris 1724, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (9,5x16cm), relié. - Old edition the most complete, and the last before that achieved in 1857 by Antoine de Latour (for aillleurs more exhaustive). "These two volumes, which follow the collection of French poets published by COUSTELIER, are difficult to find." Brunet, IV, 1071. Bound in red morocco from the late nineteenth Belz-Niedrée signed. spine elegantly decorated nerves, tail wheel; title and date browned. Triple mentoring net on the boards. Rich inner frieze. Gilt edges. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition ancienne la plus complète, et la dernière, avant celle réalisée en 1857 par Antoine de Latour (par aillleurs plus exhaustive).  "Ces deux volumes, qui font suite à la collection des poètes français publiés par Coustelier, se trouvent difficilement". Brunet, IV, 1071. Reliure en plein maroquin rouge de la fin du XIXe signée Belz-Niedrée. Dos à nerfs élégamment orné, roulette en queue ; titre et date dorés. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Riche frise intérieure. Tranches dorées. Mors fendus mais solidaires. Infimes frottements à certains coins, à un nerf. Malgré le défaut mentionné, très bel exemplaire, parfaitement frais et établi dans une reliure de maître. La poésie de Racan s'inscrit dans la continuité de celle de Desportes et de Ronsard. Malherbe, son maître qu'il rencontra à l'âge de 16 ans, lui reprochera sa nonchalence et ses trop grandes licences, mais le considérait comme son élève le plus doué ; en effet son écriture est plus fluide, mais aussi plus rustique. après la mort de Malherbe, Racan délaissa la plume durant 20 ans. Bien que désireux comme ses ancêtres de s'illustrer dans une carrière militaire, son naturel rêveur et distrait lui valut de nombreux déboires et il finit par s'en retirer. Il produisit en 1619, à l'âge de 30 ans, le poème qui allait le rendre célèbre : Les Bergeries, qui est son oeuvre la plus conséquente ; et à 24 ans, proposé par Richelieu, il se verra occupé un siège à l'Académie Française.

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        Bishop Burnet's History of his Own Time. Volume I: From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Settlement of King William and Queen Mary at the Revolution. Volume II: From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne. To which is added, The Author’s Life, by the Editor.

      London: [Vol. I ] Printed for Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane, 1724; [Vol. II ] Printed for the Editor. London: [Vol. I:] Printed for Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane, 1724; [Vol. II:] Printed for the Editor, by Joseph Downing in Bartholomew-Close, and Henry Woodfall in the Strand, 1734. 2 vols., folio, 836; 765 pp. Contemporary rebacked polished calf, gilt rules, blind tooled decorations on boards (vary slightly between the two vols.), raised bands with title stamped in gilt on black label, red speckled edges. â€

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        Veue du Pont de Rialto de Venise

      Amsterdam 1724 - Esemplare tratto dal primo volume del "Nouveau Theatre de l'Italie" pubblicato ad Amsterdam nel 1704/5 e nel 1724, quale integrazione al progetto di Johannes Baleu, iniziato nel 1663, del grande "libro delle città", manchevole delle piante di gran parte della parte settentrionale della penisola. Il Blaeu, durante la sua lunga attività editoriale pubblica tre volumi sulle città italiane. Nel 1663 i primi tre, suddivisi in Stato della Chiesa, Roma e Regno di Napoli e Sicilia. Alla sua morte i suoi eredi danno alla luce altri due volumi datati 1682 incentrati sulle città del Piemonte e della Savoia, poi ristampati da altri editori nel 1693 e 1697. Il francese Pierre Mortier pubblica una ristampa nel 1704/5, intitolata "Nouveau Theatre de l’Italie". L’opera è in quattro volumi e comprende le lastre del Blaeu, ritoccate e modificate in piccola parte, integrate dall’aggiunta di numerose nuove mappe di proprio disegno, raffiguranti le città della parte settentrionale della penisola, racchiuse nel primo volume dell’opera. L’atlante del Mortier venne pubblicato con testo latino, francese ed olandese. La particolarità che differenzia le due edizioni di Blaeu e Mortier è rappresentata dal fatto che il testo non è al verso della singola mappa (che quindi è bianca nel retro), ma si trova all’inizio di ogni singolo volume. Il grande successo dell’opera diede origine ad un’ulteriore ristampa, praticamente identica, curata da R. Alberts ed edita nel 1724/5. Incisione in rame, in buono stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Cremonini pp. 83-90. Dimensioni 565 460mm

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        RELACION DE LA CORONACION DE LA AUGUSTISSIMA EMPERATRIZ DE TODAS LAS RUSIAS CATHALINA ALEXIEVVNA CELEBRADA EN LA VILLA DE MOSCOU A 7 DEL MES DE MAYO DEL ANO 1724 TRADUCIDA DEL IDIOMA RUSIANO AL CASTELLANO

      Senza luogo di stampa Senza editore 1724 8° Pagine 18 non numerate + 1 carta bianca. Legatura in brossura coeva d'attesa. Titolo manoscritto al piatto anteriore. Lievissima gora d'umido. Rarissima placcheta che racconta l'incoronazione di Caterina I di Russia avvenuta a Mosca il 7 Maggio 1724. Fu seconda moglie di Pietro il Grande. L'edizione russa venne stampata a San Pietroburgo.

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        Des Elementarwerks Erster bis vierter Band (compl., 4 Bde., ohne den Tafelbd.). Ein geordneter Vorrath aller nöthigen Erkenntniß. Zum Unterrichte der Jugend, von Anfang, bis ins academische Alter, Zur Belehrung der Eltern, Schullehrer und Hofmeister, Zum Nutzen eines jeden Lesers, die Erkenntniß zu vervollkommnen.

      8, 8 B. (Dedikationen), XVIII, 432 S. 1 Bl., 509 S. 416 S. 256 S., Kart. der Zeit. m handschr. Rückenschildern, 2 Bde. mit teilweisen Fehlstellen des Überzugsapiers a. Rücken. Wappen-Exlibris a. Vors. 1 Bd m. kleinen Mäusefrass a. Deckel u. 8 Bl.- etwas fleckig. Innen Erste Verlagsausgabe.- Band 1 (Bücher 1-3): Nur für die erwachsenen Kinderfreunde (didaktisch-methodische Einführung) - Von mancherley, besonders von dem Menschen und der Seele - Gemeinnützige Logik Band 2 (Bücher 4-6): Von der Religion. Die Sittenlehre. Von den Beschäfftigungen und Ständen der MenschenBand 3 (Bücher 7-8): Die Elemente der Geschichtskunde. Die Naturkunde Band 4 (Bücher 9-10): Fortsetzung der Naturkunde. Das Noethigste der Grammmatik und von der Wohlredenheit.- Handb. KJL III, 54 Wegehaupt 79. -Basedow (1724-1790) legte 1774 sein pädagogisches Elementarwerk zu Grundfragen der Erziehung des Menschen vor. Zu den Schwerpunkten, denen er große Bedeutung beimaß, gehörte auch die geschlechtliche Aufklärung und Unterweisung. Bereits in seiner Philalethie (Altona 1764) hatte er die Forderung an alle Eltern und Erzieher gestellt, den brennenden Fragen der Kinder nicht auszuweichen, sondern sie wahrheits- und kindgemäß zu beantworten. In seinem Elementarwerk gab er auch praktische Anregungen für die Unterweisung in Elternhaus und Schule. Daniel Chodowiecki schuf dafür die hier leider fehlenden Kupfertafeln. Mit dem Elementarwerk schuf Basedow das moderne Realienbuch: Es verband Text und Bild und Sachinformationen, die dialogisch erörtert wurden.

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        Nouveau theatre d'Italie, ou description exacte de ses villes, palais, eglises, &c. Tome premier. Contenant la Lombardie, . Le tout mis en ordre.The Hague, Rutgers Christoffel Alberts, 1724. Large folio (41 x 26 cm). Title-page in red and black with an engraved vignette. Unbound.

      - KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); not in NCC; STCN; for the atlases: P. v.d. Krogt & Koeman 43.231, 232, 233. Rare prospectus, in French (only one other copy located, at the Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris), for Alberts's 1724 French, Latin and Dutch editions of Joan Blaeu's atlas of Italian cities, towns, and monuments, the atlas first published by Blaeu himself in Latin in 1663 as Theatrum civitatum admiranda Italiae, his greatest project after completion of his famous Atlas maior. Pieter Mortier in Amsterdam published expanded French and Dutch translations in 1704-1705, using and adding to Blaeu's original copper plates. With the present 1724 prospectus Alberts in the Hague invites subscriptions for new editions in all three languages, all appearing later that year. They once again used the Blaeu and Mortier plates. It gives a detailed 3-page account of the atlas and its various forms and prices, including a sample description of the city of Venice. The last printed page directs subscribers to Alberts and more than a hundred other booksellers, all named with their cities, in Holland, the rest of the Low Countries, England, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.The prospectus title-page mimics the planned title-page of the first volume of the French edition (on a reduced scale and with the engraved vignette instead of Alberts's engraved monogram), including the words "tome premier", but the prospectus text notes that it will be published in four volumes containing 275 double-page plates, and that Alberts will be accepting subscriptions from 27 March to 15 May 1724. He planned to print no more than 500 copies, namely 390 copies (130 in each language) on "papier ordinaire forme d'Atlas" for 50 guilders and 110 copies (38 in Latin and 36 in French and Dutch) on "grand papier forme d'Atlas" for 60 guilders. They were to be paid in five instalments, one in advance and the others on receipt of each of the four volumes. With a name on title-page, probably by the publisher to indicate the recipient. In fine condition, complete with the final blank leaf, with all deckles intact and never bound or sewn. It was formerly folded in quarters and has a tiny hole in the final blank leaf, where the folds cross. A rare prospectus for a great atlas, with valuable information about the atlas itself and about the international book trade of the time.

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        Sacri Regii Criminalis Concilii Cathaloniae decisiones cum annotatiunculis Post opus animadversis, & Regiis Decisionibus inter excudendum prolatis

      EX TYPOGRAPHIA BALLEONIANA, VENEZIA 1724 - LATINO Volume in 4° rileato in tutta pergamena con stampa oro al dorso del titolo. Opera suddivida in 3 parti ognuna con il proprio indice e frontespizio, solo il primo a in tosso e nero, tutti con bella marca tipografica incisa della famosa Tipografia veneziana. Testo su due colonne, presenti richiami a fine pagina e segnatura dei fascicoli. Pagine con fioritura e bruniture, segni del tempo, coperte e dorso con usura

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        Nouveau theatre d'Italie, ou description exacte de ses villes, palais, eglises, &c. Tome premier. Contenant la Lombardie, ... Le tout mis en ordre.The Hague, Rutgers Christoffel Alberts, 1724. Large folio (41 x 26 cm). Title-page in red and black with an engraved vignette. Unbound.

      KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); not in NCC; STCN; for the atlases: P. v.d. Krogt & Koeman 43.231, 232, 233. Rare prospectus, in French (only one other copy located, at the Bibliothèque Mazarine in Paris), for Alberts's 1724 French, Latin and Dutch editions of Joan Blaeu's atlas of Italian cities, towns, and monuments, the atlas first published by Blaeu himself in Latin in 1663 as Theatrum civitatum admiranda Italiae, his greatest project after completion of his famous Atlas maior. Pieter Mortier in Amsterdam published expanded French and Dutch translations in 1704-1705, using and adding to Blaeu's original copper plates. With the present 1724 prospectus Alberts in the Hague invites subscriptions for new editions in all three languages, all appearing later that year. They once again used the Blaeu and Mortier plates. It gives a detailed 3-page account of the atlas and its various forms and prices, including a sample description of the city of Venice. The last printed page directs subscribers to Alberts and more than a hundred other booksellers, all named with their cities, in Holland, the rest of the Low Countries, England, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.The prospectus title-page mimics the planned title-page of the first volume of the French edition (on a reduced scale and with the engraved vignette instead of Alberts's engraved monogram), including the words "tome premier", but the prospectus text notes that it will be published in four volumes containing 275 double-page plates, and that Alberts will be accepting subscriptions from 27 March to 15 May 1724. He planned to print no more than 500 copies, namely 390 copies (130 in each language) on "papier ordinaire forme d'Atlas" for 50 guilders and 110 copies (38 in Latin and 36 in French and Dutch) on "grand papier forme d'Atlas" for 60 guilders. They were to be paid in five instalments, one in advance and the others on receipt of each of the four volumes. With a name on title-page, probably by the publisher to indicate the recipient. In fine condition, complete with the final blank leaf, with all deckles intact and never bound or sewn. It was formerly folded in quarters and has a tiny hole in the final blank leaf, where the folds cross. A rare prospectus for a great atlas, with valuable information about the atlas itself and about the international book trade of the time.

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        Tractatus de temporibus s. Et festis diebus hebraeorum. Cum animadversionibus in J. Spenceri 'Libros de Legibus Hebraeor. Ritualis'. Accedit Volumen de Jejunio. Ed. altera innumeris accessionibus in ampliorum formam redacta, ut Opus hocce novum videri possit. Cum variis Indicibus.

      Amstelaedami (Amsterdam), Joannem Pauli, 1724. 2 parts in 1 vol. Large 4to (21x16,5 cm). Contemporary vellum, gilt title on spine (a few spots). Tractatus: (xx),360,lii (Addenda, Indices pp.; Jejunio: (viii),124,(xx (Addenda, Indices) pp. - Good copy (convent-stamps on title).

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        Atlas Portatilis. Oder Compendieuse Vorstellung der gantzen Welt, in einer kleinen Cosmographie, der Grünenden Jugend zum Besten in XXX saubern Land-Charten, mit einer kurzen Erläuterung zum andernmal heraus gegeben.

      Nürnberg, Johann Christoph Weigel, gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbulner 1724. - 8°. 1 weisses Bl., 6 nn.Bll., 262 S., 1 Bl. Mit 31 doppelblattgrossen, altkol. Kupferkarten. Lederbd. d. 19.Jhs. auf 4 Bünden (berieben und mit Kratzspuren). Prachtvolle Ausgabe des 1717 erstmals erschienenen Atlas, Die dekorativen Karten zeigen: Armillarsphäre, Windrose, Planetensystem, Sternenbilder, Weltkarte, Erdteilkarten von Europa, Afrika, Asien und Amerika sowie Karten europäischer Länder, Preussen, Schlesien und Palästina. - Stellenweise fleckig und mit kleinen Randeinrissen, Balticum-Karte gefestigt. Weisses Bl. und Titelbl. mit handschr. Notizen, moderne Vorsätze. - Vgl. Phillips-Le Gear V, 5967. Lang de

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        Trophées tant sacrés que profanes du Duché de Brabant, 3 volumes

      A la Haye 1724 - Christophe Butkens - Trophées tant sacrés que profanes du Duché de Brabant, contenant l\\\'origine, succession & descendance des Ducs & Princes de cette maison, avec leurs actions les plus signalées. Ensemble les généalogies de plusieurs Ducs, Princes, Comtes, Barons, Seigneurs, & Nobles leurs Vassaux & Sujets. La description des villes, franchises & Baronnies du Brabant, avec la succession généalogique des Seigneurs qui les ont possedé. La suite des Ducs de Limbourg & Luxembourg, Comtes de Dalhem, & Sires de Fauquemont. Avec un recueil de plusieurs terres de remarque, situées hors du Duché de Brabant, toutefois mouvantes d\\\'icelle. L\\\'institution du conseil souverain du Brabant, et autres cours résidentes à Bruxelles - 1. Tom. I: 672 pp.,235 pp. - 1724, 2. Tom. II: 572 pp. - 1724, 3. Tom. III: supplément: 444 pp., 33 pp., 508 pp. - 1726 7500 2464 27 x 40 cm Frans / French / Français / Französisch

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        Le Grand Dictionaire Historique, ou lemelange curieux de l'histoire sacree et profane, qui contient en abrege les vies et les actions remaquables des Patriarches, des Juges, des Rois des Juifs, des Papes, des saint Peres et ancien Docteurs orthodoxes; des Eveques, des cardinaux et autres Prelats celebres, des Heresiarques et des Schisinatiques, avec leurs principaux Dogmes: Des Empereurs, des Rois, des princes illustres et des grands Capitaines: Des Auteurs anciens et modernes, des Philosophes, des Inventeurs des Arts, et de ceux qui se sont rendus recommandables en toutes sortes de Professions, par leur Science, par leur Ouvrages, ou par quelque Action eclatante.L'etablissement et le progres Des Ordres Religieux et Militaires, et la Vie de

      Amsterdam, La Haye, Ütrecht, Pierre Brunel, R & G. Wetstein u. a., 1702-1724. - Groß-4°. 39 (bzw. 40) x 26 cm. 1. Band (A-B): Vortitel, Frontispiz, Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 1 Blatt, 18 Seiten, 3 Blatt, 522 Seiten. 2. Band (C-F): Vortitel, Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 572 Seiten. 3. Band(G-M): Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 582 Seiten. 4. Band (N-Z): Vortitel, Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 588 Seiten. Ganzlederbände der Zeit. Goldgeprägte Rückentitel. 1. und 2. Band in 11. (erschienen in Amsterdam, Den Haag und Utrecht 1724), 3. und 4. Band in 9. Auflage (erschienen in Amsterdam und Den Haag aux depens de la Compagnie, 1702). Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, 4, 606. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Mehrere Besitzerstempel auf Innendeckel, Titelblatt, Vorsätzen und auf einigen Blättern. Gutes Exemplar. 4 volums in 3 (complet). Volume 1 an 2 in 11th, Volume 3 and 4 in 9th edition. Exlibris, and few owners marks. Contemporary full leather bindings. Good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Würzburg/Herbipolensis, Karte, anno 1720, Homann J.B., altkol.

      Homann J.B.,1664-1724 - Kupferkarte, verlegt von J.B. Homann, anno 1720, zeigt das Würzburger Gebiet, anno 1720, mit Abb. der Residenz Würzburg und der Festung Königshofen. Blattmaß: 51x60 cm. Gut erhalten, Mittelfalz ok., an den Rändern gering gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les avantures du voyageur aerien, histoire espagnolle. Avec les paniers, où la vieille pretieuse comedie

      - Chez André Cailleau, à Paris 1724, In-12 (9x16,5cm), (12) 244pp., relié. - originale, insolito Edition. Bound in pieno periodo di vitello marrone. Indietro con i nervi decorati. parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. tappi strappato. Una mancanza casella coda. Un angolo smussato. La storia del figlio del re svedese che viene portata in aria da una nuvola e vento e si trova in Spagna, dove una assity sue avventure. L'avviso dice che il giocatore: "Le avventure di cui parlo non sono chimeriche [...] E 'derivato dalla secrette storia svedese .." Approvazione firmato il padre Richard e osserva il dolce piacere e divertente di questa storia che cammina sulle orme di Cyrano. Il prezioso vecchio è una breve commedia, vediamo un dame anziano la cui fronzoli nuovo gli permettono di sedurre di nuovo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Reliure en plein veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes arrachées. Un manque au caisson de queue. Un coin émoussé. La suite du privilège a été placée à la fin du roman, sans doute parce qu'il contient au verso la table. Histoire du fils du roi de Suède qui se trouve transporté dans les airs au moyen d'un nuage et des vents et se retrouve en Espagne où l'on assite à ses aventures. L'avertissement au lecteur précise : "Les avantures dont je parle ne sont pas chimériques [...] Elle sont tirées de l'histoire secrette de Suède.." L'approbation est signée du père Richard et note le doux plaisir et l'amusement de ce récit qui marche sur les pas de Cyrano. La vieille précieuse est une courte comédie, l'on y voit une dâme âgée dont les nouveaux atours lui permettent de séduire à nouveau. Legrand fut un célèbre acteur et un dramaturge du XVIIe ; il a écrit une quarantaine de pièces, dont une sur Cartouche, le fameux bandit, qu'il visita même dans sa prison pour donner à sa pièce plus de réalisme. Tampon bleu en page de titre : Jouaunnau de Nully. Lunay. La Vaudourière. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouwkunde, waar in werd voorgestelt en geleerdt het maaken van veelerley soorten van trappen.Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With engraved half-title, engraved title-page (with engraved device), engraved dedication and 30 double-page engraved plates by Jan Schenk. With: (2) HORST, Tieleman van der. Theatrum machinarum universale; of nieuwe algemeene bouw-kunde; .Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, 1739. With woodcut vignette on title-page. 2 volumes: Folio (plates) and 4to (text). Contemporary red half roan.

      - Ad 1: BAL 3929; Berlin Kat. 2253; STCN (9 copies); not in Fowler; ad 2: STCN (6 copies). First edition of a classic set of architectural construction drawings in 30 large double-page plates primarily showing staircases and their decoration, but with the last five plates covering skylights intended for stairwells, some in the form of elaborate cupolas. With the rare text-volume, providing explanation to the illustrations in the plates-volume. The plates show straight, spiral and more complicated staircases, with their geometrical constructions, as well as many elaborate decorative forms for the posts, railings, skylights, etc. The leaves of the plates-volume are watermarked: Strasburg bend above VDL = VAN DER LEY, identical to Churchill 433 dated 1724, and differing from the watermarks described in BAL (Strasburg bend above VDL = IV). An undated second edition was published in Amsterdam ca. 1810 by Jan Steven van Esveldt-Holtrop.The text-volume has the large bookplate of W.A. van der Hidde. Text with a few marginal stains, binding rubbed. Plates with a few minor stains, mostly on first five leaves and the binding heavily rubbed. Internally still a very good copy of Horst's famous staircase book, with the rare text-volume.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments / nach der Teutschen Übersetzung D. Martin Luthers, mit jedes Kapitel kurzen Summarien, auch beygefügten vielen und richtigen Parallelen; sammt einer Vorrede des Hochlöblichen Consistorii in dem Herzogthum Würtemberg.

      Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, Tübingen 1724 - (4) Blatt, 356, 220, 171 S., mit Kupferstichen im Text, Folio 40,5 x 27 cm, Mit Leder überzogener Holzeinband mit 6 Bünden stärker berieben, Rücken mit Fehlstelle am oberen und Einriss am unteren Rand, Schliessen nur noch als Reste vorhanden, Vorderdeckel und Titelblatt Rückseiten mit Einträgen von alter Hand, Seiten und Schnitt gebräunt und angeschmutzt, wenige Seiten mit Randläsuren, die letzten drei Seiten fehlen, noch ziemlich fest in der Bindung * gutes Exemplar * Gramm: 2000 Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nova Maris Caspii et Regions Usbeck. A detailed antique ma

      Homann J.B.,1664-1724 - Nova Maris Caspii et Regions Usbeck. A detailed antique map of Central Asia centered on the Caspian Sea, showing Uzbekistan to the east of the Caspian sea and northern Persia. The map shows numerous cities like Astracan, Eriwan, Isphahan, Samarkand, and Cabul, Candahar and shows trade routes like the silk road. Maker: A. Maas / Homann Heirs Date: Nuremberg, 1735 Size of the sheet: 50x60 cm., contemporary coloured. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Große Erdbeschreibung. Bde. 4-6 (in 1).

      Kl.-8. 432, 560 u. 396 S. (Tit.bll. u. Nebentit. in Pag.). HLdr.bd. d. Zt. m. reichen Verz. sowie Tit. (auf mont. Papierschi.) in Goldpräg. auf Rü. u. dreiseit. rotem Sprengschnitt. Einbd. stärker berieben Ldr. am Rü. brüchig Kanten bestoßen u. abgewetzt vord. Rü.naht gänzl. aufgeplatzt am ob. Kapital eingerissen vord. flieg. Vorsatz m. Quetschfalte Papier stockfleckig. ADB III, 644f. u. Bautz I, Sp. 803. BÜSCHING A. F. (1724-1793) Theologe und Geograph. B. wurde 1748 in Köstritz Hauslehrer beim Grafen Lynar, mit dem er 1749 nach Petersburg reiste. 1754 folgte er dem Ruf nach Göttingen als ao. Professor der Philosophie und Adjunkt der Theol. Fakultät und wurde 1759 zum o. Professor der Philosophie ernannt. Seit 1761 wirkte er als Pfarrer der lutherischen Gemeinde u. Leiter der Petrischule in Petersburg, seit 1766 in Berlin als Oberkonsistorialrat und Direktor des Gymnasiums zum Grauen Kloster. Durch seine geographischen Schriften wurde B. zum Mitbegründer der wissenschaftlichen Geographie und Statistik. Seit 1754 veröffentlichte er seine "Neue Erdbeschreibung", die von ihrer wissenschaftlichen Bedeutung unter allen seinen zahlreichen Schriften an oberster Stelle steht. Die Vorzüge des umfangreichen, aus Quellenstudien hervorgegangenen Werkes beruhen auf den politisch-statistischen Darstellungen, die durchgehend m. Beziehungen zur Geschichte ausgeführt sind. Die 10 ersten Tle. behandeln Europa, der 11. Teil (Asien) blieb von B. unvollendet. Die "Erdkunde" wurde später von unterschiedlichen Autoren fortgesetzt. Vorliegende Ausgabe erschien in 24 Bdn. (nebst 4 Bdn. Register) von 1785-1790 in Troppau (13 ff. Brünn u. 21ff. Wien) bei Traßler (u. später Schrämbl). In den vorhandenen Bdn. sind das asiatische Russland u. die krimische Tatarei (Bd. 4), Polen u. Littauen samt den mit ihnen verbundenen Ländern u. das oschmanische [sic !] Reich in Europa (Bd. 5) sowie das Königreich Ungarn m. den einverleibten Ländern u. das Großfürstenthum Siebenbürgen, die Republik Ragusa u. das venezianische Dalmatien (Bd. 6) enthalten.

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        The Spectator

      - London - J and R Tonson, 1724 Book. Hardcover. Sixteen volumes of The Spectator. The seventh edition, which was issued in sixteen volumes. This set is fifteen volumes of the seventh edition, dated 1724 and one volume dated 1747 (volume I). Volume I comprises of 1-80 of The Spectator. Volume II begins with number 39 and ends with 74as it is published a different year. Volume III has numbers 74-116. Due to the different edition of volume I this set has two lots of articlenumbers 39-80. Overall, this set comprises of all volumes of The Spectator's articles. With a frontispiece to volume I. Prior owner's inscription to the title page of volumes II-XVI, 'Mitch Thompson, 1737'. The Spectator was a daily publication founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. It lasted for a year, from 1711-1712. Condition: In full calf bindings. Volumes II-XVI are uniformly bound. Externally, generally smart with slight rubbing to the head and tail of spines and to the extremities. Rear hinge to volumeV is slightly strained but firm. Front hinge to volume X slightly strained but firm. Large crack to the spine of volume and a heavy loss to the head and tail of spine. A few marks to boards of all volumes. Small loss to head of spine to volumes VII, IX and XII. Loss to thetail of spine to volume XIII and cords from binding are showing. Loss to the head and tail of spine to volume XIV,resulting in the binding string to the tail loosening. Crack to the tail ofjoint to volume XIV. Heavier patches of rubbing to the front board of volume XIII including a deposit of calf which is possibly attempted repair. Four large spots to the rear board of volume II. Rear joint and hinge to volume I are weak, board is held by one cord only. Front hinge and joint to volume I have failed with the board detached, not present. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown of volumes II-XVI, Christopher Rowe. Small stain to thefinal leaf and endpaper to volume VII not affecting text. Ink spill to the foredge of volume XIV only slightly affecting the outer margin of the final fifty or so pages. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound. Volume I is slightly strained in places. Pages are slightly age toned with the odd spot throughout. Overall:VERYGOOD..

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        INGOLSTADT., Gesamtansicht von Süden über die Donau, am Brückenkopf Hornwerk, im unteren Rand mit Erklärungen A - Z und 1 - 6.

      Kupferstich von Jeremias Wolff nach Elias Bäck, Augsburg, 1724, 31 x 106,5 cm (von 2 Platten gedruckt). Hofmann/Reissmüller Nr. 64, Abb. 68 nicht bei Lentner. - Schöner, gleichmäßiger Druck des seltenen Kapitalblattes! BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        THE RELIGION OF NATURE DELINEATED

      Lintott ...,. 1724. Hardcover. Contemporary panelled calf. 4to. 218 pages; 26 cm. In English with bibliographical footnotes in English, Greek, Hebrew, and Latin. Mottoes on title page in Greek by Plutarch and Plato. William Wollaston “was a school teacher, a Church of England priest, a scholar of Latin, Greek and Hebrew, a theologian, and a major Enlightenment era English philosopher. He is remembered today for one book, which he completed only two years before his death: The Religion of Nature Delineated. Yet despite his cloistered life and his single book, due to his influence on eighteenth-century philosophy and his promotion of a Natural Religion, he may be considered one of the great British Enlightenment philosophers, along with Locke, Berkeley, and Hume. His work contributed to the development of two important intellectual schools: British Deism, and ‘the pursuit of happinessÂ’ moral philosophy of American Practical Idealism, which appears notably in the United States Declaration of Independence” (Wikipedia 2017) . Benjamin Franklin wrote that he worked as a compositor on this book, which prompted him to publish his pamphlet, 'A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain. Â’ The Library of Congress keeps their copy in their Benjamin Franklin collection. SUBJECT(S) : Natural theology, Early works to 1800, Philosophy. Moderate pencil markings that affect parts of text. Decaying of leather. Some dampstaining and slight toning. Minimal edgewear. Good condition. (BR-12-5) .

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        Oeuvres Meslees (meslées) de Mr. De La Grange

      The Hague / A La Haye: Chez Chrles Le Vier, 1724. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1724. 8vo, bound in full later 18th century maroon morocco gilt, with leather bookplate of well known American book collector Robert Hoe, whose collection was sold at auction in 1912, pp. (8) 157 (3), a number of small vignette copperplates. Very good clean copy. Lagrange-Chancel was heralded as a dramatist who would be a worthy successor to Racinet, when he published a series of odes called the Philippiques in 1720, accusing Philip the Duke of Orleans of terrible crimes including incest with his own daughter. Consequently he was thrown into jail, and it was while he was incarcerated that the current volume was published. He escaped, heading to Spain, Sardinia and Italy, only returning to France upon the death of the duke. His literary career never recovered. The catalogue of Robert Hoe's library features a number of books by LaGrange-Chancel but notably not this title.

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        Nocerra ..... - Castelnovo .....

      1724. Vedute delle cittadine di Nocera e Castelnuovo in unico foglio

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        Kaap de Goede Hoop, Kaapstad - Francois Valentijn, 1724-1726.

      ?Nieuwe Kaart van Caap der Goede Hoop? met gedetailleerde inzet ?Kaart van de Caap der Goede Hoop waar in aangetoond werden de voornaamste Plaatzen, met de Naamen van der zelver besitters? vervaardigd door Fran?ois Valentijn. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 56.7 x 44.7 cm. Uitgegeven te Dordrecht 1724-1726 door Joannes van Braam en Gerard onder de Linden als deel van Valentijn?s "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, vervattende Een naaukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands mogentheyd in die gewesten, benevens eene wydluftige beschryvige der Moluccos ... en alle de Eylanden Onder dezelve landbestieringen behoorende; English comptoir op Suratte, en de levens der Groote Mogols ..."Fran?ois Valentijn was een dominee, natuurvorser en schrijver die vooral bekend is om zijn Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien, een geschiedenis van de Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie en hun activiteiten in Oost-Indi?. Valentijn?s kaarten behoorden tot de meest nauwkeurige en grootschalige producties over het gebied tot dan toe gepubliceerd. Als officer had Valentijn toegang tot V.O.C. documenten die hij compileerde tot een uitzonderlijke collectie kaarten. Valentijn?s werk is zo superieur aan eerdere kaarten dat de publicatie ervan, gezien het strenge geheimhoudingsbeleid van de V.O.C. met name voor wat betreft cartografisch materiaal, verrassend is.De kaart bestrijkt het gebied van de West-Kaap en Kaap de Goede Hoop tot net voorbij Algoa Bay in het oosten. De bewoonde gebieden zijn duidelijk gegraveerd, evenals bergen en rivieren met de namen van stammen en dorpen. De inzet kaart van Kaapstad en Vaalsbaai (False Bay) geeft een schat aan informatie, waaronder de namen en locaties van individuele boeren. Ook wegen en topografie zijn aangegeven.Deze invloedrijke kaart werd gedurende de 18de-eeuw door andere cartografen meermaals gebruikt als voorbeeld voor andere kaarten.Prijs: ?1.250,-.

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        An account of the new method of extinguishing fires by explosion and suffocation.

      8vo., xvi + 40pp., with a small engraving of a house on fire with (presumably) Godfrey's fire extinguishing "machines", a very small fault affecting a tiny part of the ruled border of title (no where near letters), but an excellent copy in a fine recent 18th century style quarter calf gilt over marbled boards.Publisher: n.p. [London]: printed in the yearYear: 1724Edition: First edition.

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        Portugese synagoge - Bernard Picart, 1724-1727.

      INWIJDING VAN DE PORTUGESE SYNAGOGE TE AMSTERDAM?La dedicace de la Synagogue des Juifs Portugais, a Amsterdam?. Kopergravure vervaardigd door Bernard Picart voor C?r?monies et Co?tumes religieuses van Jean Frederic Bernard, uitgegeven te Amsterdam 1724-1737. Afm. (plaatrand) 34 x 41,7 cm.Opmerkelijk aan de jaren zestig en zeventig van de zeventiende eeuw in Amsterdam was dat er enorme, monumentale kerken voor de andere geloofsrichtingen dan de publieke kerk werden gebouwd. Zo verscheen aan het Singel bij de Haarlemmersluis de prachtige Nieuwe Lutherse Kerk, ontworpen door Adriaan Dortsman. Ook de Joden bouwden in deze periode grote, vanaf de straat duidelijk zichtbare kerkgebouwen: de Grote Hoogduitse Synagoge en de Portugees-Isra?litische Synagoge, beide ontworpen door Elias Bouman, resp. in 1669 en 1671, voor de Asjkenazisch- en Sefardisch-joodse gemeenschappen in Amsterdam. Het waren de eerste synagogen in West-Europa waarvan niet alleen het interieur maar ook het exterieur fraai en indrukwekkend waren.De Portugese synagoge te Amsterdam was ge?nspireerd op een houten model van de Tempel van Jeruzalem die door rabbijn Jacob Juda Leon (1602-1675) was vervaardigd. Op 2 augustus 1675 werd de nieuwe synagoge gedurende acht dagen feestelijk ingewijd. Ieder jaar wordt deze inwijding nog herdacht.Op de gravure van Picart zien we de plechtigheden tijdens het inwijden van de Portugese synagoge. De hele ruimte staat vol met bezoekers. Op het podium in het midden staat de chazan, de voorzanger, om voor te lezen uit de Thora. Hij houdt de wetslezing ter herdenking van de inwijding. Op de achtergrond de hechal, de kast waarin de Thorarollen worden bewaard.Prijs: ?750,-.

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        Analecta historico-litterario curiosa. Oder vermischte und gesammlete Anmerckungen aus der Historie, Litteratur, und curieusen Wissenschafften. Teile I und V-XXI (von 21) in 1 Band.

      Erfurt, Funcke, 1720-, 1724. - circa 17 x 10,5 cm. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 2 (statt 3; 1 gefalt.) Titeln in Rot und Schwarz, doppelblattgr. Titel in Schwarz, 17 Frontisp. in Holzschnitt, 2 gefalt. Tafeln (aus typogr. Elementen zusammengesetzt) sowie zahlreichen Textholzschnitten Pappe d. Zt. Hayn-G. VI, 228; Weller, Pseud.-Lex., 454; VD 18 10524266. Erste Ausgabe dieser seltenen und reich illustrierten literarischen Wunderkammer mit Kapiteln über die neuesten Erfindungen der Optik, die Entdeckung unbekannter Tiere, den Gebrauch von Öfen, den Anbau von Pflanzen, das Falten von Servietten etc. - Mit Abbildungen von einem Teleskop, Ofen, Lampen, Kamin, Beutel - und Faultier, einer Harfe, verschiedener Ordenstrachten, Werkzeuge etc. - Wer sich hinter dem Pseudonym Poliander verbirgt, ob ein Stadtmann/Städter/Stetter oder ein Gramann/Graumann - beides ist sprachlich möglich, ist bis jetzt ungeklärt; sicher aber ist der Poliander der Analecta nicht mit Johann Gramann (1487-1541) identisch, wie im KVK behauptet wird. Zur Erscheinungsweise und zur Kollation: Die Titel der einzelnen Teile sind jeweils datiert (davon existieren Varianten; in der BSB ist der Titel des ersten Teiles 1720 datiert, bei uns 1719). Jeweils 9 Teile (als ?Gänge? bezeichnet) wurden zu Faszikeln zusammengefaßt und mit Titeln in Rot und Schwarz versehen. Der zum ersten Teil ist einblattgroß, der zum zweiten doppelblattgross und datiert 1721 (hier zerschnitten eingebunden), der zum dritten Teil (1724 datiert) fehlt in unserem Exemplar. Bei uns ist am Anfang dafür ein 1722 datierter doppelblattgr. Titel in Schwarzdruck eingebunden (nicht im VD 18), von dem nicht anzugeben ist, für welchen Teil er gedruckt wurde (eventuell war er auch als Gesamttitel gedacht). Das gestochene Frontispiz (?Werner f.?) ist zusammen mit dem dem Titel des ersten Faszikels in Rot und Schwarz auf einem Blatt gedruckt. Mit der Lage F beginnt der 9. Gang, der einzige ohne Frontispiz. Diese Lage besteht aus 6 Blättern (wie im Exemplar der BSB). Das Exemplar im VD 18 hat eine Lage F mit 8 Blättern, deren erstes ein Frontispiz in Kupferstich ist (vermutlich unser Frontispiz vor dem ersten Faszikel). - Stellenweise leicht gebräunt und wenig fleckig, etwas angestaubt und berieben, insgesamt aber recht gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni

      Regis Macedonum, libri superstites, Cum omnibus supplementis, variantibus lectionibus, commentariis ac notis perpetuis, Commentariis ac Notis perpetuis Fr. Modii, V. Acidalii, T. Popmae, Joh. Freinshemii, Joh. Schefferi, Christoph. Cellarii, Nic. Heinsii. Selectis & excerptis Ph. Rubenii..., auctioribusque Indicibus. Curavit & digessit Henricus Snakenburg. Delpis Lugduni Batavorum: A Beman, S Luchtmans 1724. With copperengraved frontispiece, 1 folded map and 17 copperengraved plates, some folded. Title-page printed in red and black. [74] + 824 + [225] pp. Weakly foxed though well-preserved copy bound in contemporary full vellum with leather-label on spine. Red edges. Flyleaf restored. Quintus Curtius Rufus was a Roman historian, writing probably during the reign of the Emperor Claudius (41-54 AD) or Vespasian. His only surviving work, De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni, or Historiae Alexandri Magni, is a biography of Alexander the Great in Latin in ten books, of which the first two are lost, and the remaining eight are incomplete. His work is fluidly written, and while superficial study reveals the authors errors regarding geography, chronology and technical military knowledge, a detailed study reveals his focusing instead on character and protests against those Emperors of his times whom he considered tyrants. [Wikipedia].Brunet, II, 450l Graesse, II, 311/312; Dibdin II, 376.

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        THE RELIGION OF NATURE DELINEATED

      London, Re-Printed In The Year 1724 By Sam. Palmer And Sold By Bernard Lintott ., - Contemporary panelled calf. 4to. 218 pages; 26 cm. In English with bibliographical footnotes in English, Greek, Hebrew, and Latin. Mottoes on title page in Greek by Plutarch and Plato. William Wollaston "was a school teacher, a Church of England priest, a scholar of Latin, Greek and Hebrew, a theologian, and a major Enlightenment era English philosopher. He is remembered today for one book, which he completed only two years before his death: The Religion of Nature Delineated. Yet despite his cloistered life and his single book, due to his influence on eighteenth-century philosophy and his promotion of a Natural Religion, he may be considered one of the great British Enlightenment philosophers, along with Locke, Berkeley, and Hume. His work contributed to the development of two important intellectual schools: British Deism, and ‘the pursuit of happiness’ moral philosophy of American Practical Idealism, which appears notably in the United States Declaration of Independence" (Wikipedia 2017) . Benjamin Franklin wrote that he worked as a compositor on this book, which prompted him to publish his pamphlet, 'A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain. ’ The Library of Congress keeps their copy in their Benjamin Franklin collection. SUBJECT(S) : Natural theology, Early works to 1800, Philosophy. Moderate pencil markings that affect parts of text. Decaying of leather. Some dampstaining and slight toning. Minimal edgewear. Good condition. (BR-12-5) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Critical Essay Concerning Marriage. To Which Is Added, An Historical Account of the Marriage Rites and Ceremonies of the Greeks and Romans, and Our Saxon Ancestors, and of Most Nations of the World at This Day. By a Gentleman.

      Printed for Charles Rivington, London 1724 - [20], 310 (but actually 343), [5]pp. Contemporary paneled calf, spine with raised bands and leather label stamped in gold, edges stained red. Initials, head-pieces and tail-pieces. With the bookplate of Castle Howard on the front pastedown endpaper. Some wear to extremities, hinges reinforced, two short corner tears to the first two leaves, mild scattered foxing. A very good copy. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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