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        THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTIONS IN SPAIN, From the Decadence of the Roman Empire, and the First Foundation of the Monarchy, to the Renunciation of King Philip V. and the Accession of Lewis I to the Crown of Spain.

      London, W. Mears and T. Edlin, 1724.Including likewise the History of the late War. In three parts, divided into five volumes. Written in French. And approv'd by the Abbot Vertot. Made English from the Paris edition, and illustrated with notes, by Mr. Morgan. FIRST EDITION 1724, 5 volumes (actually 3 volumes divided into 5), complete set, 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, decorative and pictorial head - and tailpieces and initials, general title page and title page to each volume printed red and black, pages: (11), xviii, i - viii, i - lxxvi, (10), 1 - 280 plus index, advert leaf facing general title; (14), 281 - 653 plus index; (10), 1 - 318; (6), 323 - 676 plus index; (8), 7 - 535 plus Table of Kings and index, bound in full antique mottled calf, raised bands to spine, gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco title labels, Volumes 1 - 3 have green volume labels also, 4 and 5 have volume numbers in gilt, edges speckled red. Bindings rubbed and scuffed, worn at corners, upper and lower hinges cracked or partly cracked, covers holding firmly, spines rubbed with small chips to head and tail, gilt worn, armorial bookplate of Baron Ormathwaite on first pastedown of each volume, a small pale stain to 1 lower margin in Volume 5, otherwise a good clean set of a work which is rare in the English edition. This history of Spain covers the period from the 5th century to 1724. Histoire des revolutions d'Espagne was first published in The Hague by Jacob Stopp the same year as our translation, 1724. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        The Compleat Fisherman. The Compleat Fisherman. Being a large and Particular Account, of all the Several Ways of Fishing now practised in Europe; with abundance of curious Secrets and Niceties in the Art of Fishing, as well in the Sea, as in Lakes, Meers, Ponds, Rivers or Brooks; whether by Darts, Spears, Harpoons, Nets, Hook and Line, or any other way whatsover. More particularly calculated for the Sport of Angling. With directions for preparing the angle rods, lines, hooks, and baits, proper for every part of the sport respectively; and also for the angler's conduct in rightly applying them. Also, an account of all the principal rivers, lakes, &c. in England; and what kinds of fish are more especially found in them

      London: W. Mears at the Lamb without Temple-Bar, S. Tooke and B. Motte, 1724 - First Edition. 12mo. Folding engraved frontispiece, "fecit J.C.". [vi], .234 pp. Contemporary calf, some minor wear and darkening to spine, crisp copy. With 3 different bookplates of John Gerard Heckscher. Westwood and Satchell, p. 189 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The whole duty of man, laid down in a plain and familiar way for the use of all, but especially the meanest reader : Divided into XVII chapters. One whereof being read every Lord's Day, the whole may be read over thrice in the year.: . Necessary for all families. With private devotions for several occasions

      London : Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty 1724 - With added engraved t.p.: "The whole duty of man necessary for all families. With private devotions for several occasions. Printed for John Baskett". Physical description vi-xxiv, 478; 12°.Title printed within double border; head-pieces; initials. 2 pages of advertisements at the end. Notes; Anonymous. By Richard Allestree. Subjects; Church of England - Prayers and devotions - Early works to 1800. Christian life - Early works to 1800. Christian ethics - Early works to 1800. Christians - Conduct of life - Early works to 1800. Devotional exercises - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, N25754. Very good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with gilt cross-bands and the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 445 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Nieuwe en ongehoorde dog in de natuur welgegronde Queek-konst van Boomen, Heesters en Bloemgewassen. Ofte derselver algemeene vermeerdering.

      - Amsterdam, Andries van Damme, 1724. 2 parts (bound in one). Small-4to (197 x 150 mm). pp. (14), 208, with 2 engraved frontispieces and 34 mostly folded engraved plates. Contemporary vellum (upper joint cracking). Second Dutch edition. The first German edition appeared in Regensburg 1716-17 and was translated into French, Dutch and English. 'Last published in 1784, its 35 plates served as the principal illustrated fruit-tree propagation manual for many decades' (Janson, Pomona's Harvest p. 215). According to Hunt 'this was the first treatise on cuttings and graftings, and it made Agricola famous'. Some slight waterstaining.Bibl. Landbouwuniversiteit Wageningen, Special Coll. no. 7 (first edition). See Hunt 452. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Boston: Printed by B. Green, for Nathaniel Belknap, 1724. - [2],x,xiv,239,[5]pp. 12mo. Modern calf, spine gilt with leather label. Titlepage soiled and worn; chips and tears at edges repaired; bottom gutter corner torn and repaired, affecting a few letters of the imprint text and border. Moderate dampstaining to first few pages; some light foxing and toning. A good copy. Cotton Mather's homage to his famed and prolific father, one of the most influential men in the history of colonial New England, who died the previous year. It constitutes the earliest extensive biography of Increase Mather, and gives important details of his religious and political activities in Massachusetts. Holmes describes the biography as an "eminently readable work." The book includes an early catalogue of Increase Mather's works. The errata notes that this title was the first work printed by Timothy Green, Junior (1703-63), at the time an apprentice in his uncle Bartholomew's shop and a member of the distinguished Boston printing family. This copy lacks the frontispiece portrait of Increase Mather, which is the second engraved portrait to be published in the British colonies. According to Holmes, the portrait was not originally published with the work and appears "to have been added to special copies, either at the time of publication, or since." HOLMES, COTTON MATHER 271. HOWES 393, "b." JCB (3)I:347. CHURCH 893. JONES 419. EVANS 2557. SABIN 46447.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      Boston in N.E. Printed for Samuel Gerrish, and sold at his shop near the Brick meeting-house in Cornhill, 1724 - Second edition. 12mo., 4 p.l., 126 pp. Later red half morocco. Edward Wigglesworth, first Hollis Professor at Harvard, was the son of Michael Wigglesworth, author of The Day of Doom. In 1720 John Checkley was convicted and fined by the General Court for upholding the doctrines of the church of England against the teachings of the New England divines. The appearance of his "Modest Proof"--criticising principles, practices and interests too vital to be ignored--was most disturbing to the Mathers and other leaders, and Edward Wigglesworth was persuaded to write the above answer, to which Checkley in turn replied in his "Defence".Boston, 1724 (Sabin 12362). The whole Checkley controversy is reviewed in Slafter's "John Checkley", 2vols. Prince Society, 1897. This is the second edition, with an explaation of the additions and changes in the preface. Binding rubbed otherwise a fine copy bearing the bookplate of William G. Mather a direct descendant of Richard, Increase , Cotton and Samuel Mather. Sabin103904; Evans 2995 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Roüen Ville Capitale de Normandie [ Carte - Plan ]. A 15 degrez 45 minutes de Longitude et a 49 degrez 30 minutes de Latitude.

      Chez le Sr Danet 1724 - Carte gravée au format 60 x 46 cm, Chez le Sr Danet, Gendre de l'Auteur sur le Pont Notre Dame à la Sphère Royale, 1724, à l'échelle de 500 pas communs Belle carte gravée de Rouen (une très petite brûlure, bel état par ailleurs) Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A General History of the Pyrates, from their First Rise and Settlement in the Island of Providence, to the Present Time. With the remarkable Actions and Adventures of two Female Pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny.

      T. Warner, London 1724 - 8vo (200x122 mm). [20], 17-427, [1] pp., 3 engraved plates including 1 folding, woodcut head and tail pieces. Contemporary panelled calf, moderate wear to hinges and extremities, rebacked in period style, joints just starting but firm; minor ink spotting on a few leaves, tear to fore margin of Bb7 and gutter of folding plate (without loss), faint dampstaining to first plate. Text evenly browned with some occasional spotting, marginal browning of pastedowns and free endpapers from binder's glue. Good copy of a rare and much sought after work. ---- Sabin 36188. European Americana 724/51; Howes J127 ("aa"); Moore 458. - The second, expanded edition. The source of many enduring pirate facts and legends concerning Blackbeard, Anne Bonny, buried treasure, and the Jolly Roger. The purported author, Captain Charles Johnson, was possibly a pseudonym. Daniel Defoe's 1960 bibliographer asserts that Defoe was the true author (Moore 458), though this attribution has been disputed. "This rare work embodies many items relating to the Colonial History of British America, nowhere else extant, as, the Adventures of Blackbeard, and his Capture by Lieut. Maynard in the James River, Va., Life and Career of Captain Kyd, &c." (Sabin). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        The Manner Of Raising, Ordering, and Improving Forest-Trees: With Directions how to Plant, Make, and Keep Woods, Walks, Avenues, Lawns, Hedges, &c.

      Eliz. Bell, John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, et al, London 1724 - 273 [3] pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. Copper engraved frontispiece, four copper engraved folding plates at rear -- illustrations for avenues, walks and lawns. First published 1676. the author was gardener to the Earl of Essex. Also included are "Rules and Tables shewing how the Ingenious Planter may measure superficial Figures divide Woods or Land, and measure Timber and other solid Bodies, either by Arithmetick or Geometry: With the Uses of that excellent Line, the "Line of Numbers," by several new Examples and many other rules, useful for most Men." Modest, scattered toning, armorial bookplate. Contemporary cambridge style full morocco with rectangular cover panels decorated in blind, modern reback with raised bands and red leather spine label printed in gilt. Near fine

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        With the Roads, Rivers, Sea Coasts &c. Actually Surveyed. A New and Correct Mapp of Middlesex, Essex, and Hertfordshire

      London, 1724 - Large hand-coloured engraved map on seven sheets, dissected and mounted on linen, subscriber's coats-of-arms to borders, folding into red cloth slipcase, with publisher's label of James Wyld, rubbed. Following the commercial success of his maps of Northumberland (c1716) and Yorkshire (c1720), Warburton announced his intention to publish maps of all the counties in England and Wales, though in many cases combining several counties on one map. The marketing for his next map, (that of Middlesex, Essex and Hertfordshire) followed familiar lines and on 25th October 1720, Warburton announced that "Proposals are given out and Subscriptions taken in for Surveying and Publishing the Counties of Middlesex (cum London) Essex and Hertfordshire.which it is hoped will be as agreeable to the Nobility and Gentry that have Seats of Inheritance therein, as to those in the Counties already Survey'd, and that their Approbation of the Undertaking will be shown by a ready Compliance in sending their Coats of Arms and Subscription monies viz 16s 6p." By February 1723 Warburton was able to announce the progress of the surveys and the acceptance of over 300 subscribers for their coats-of-arms to be inserted on the map. A further announcement on 2nd November 1723 stated that the surveyor Paylor Smyth had completed his survey,though it was over a year before Warburton was able to announce the publication of the map which now included "in the margin 724 Coats of Arms, belonging to the Families that have Seats and Estates in the said Counties.The Price is Ten Shillings in Sheets, or Twelve Shillings and Sixpence if pasted on Cloth, and coloured."The announcement of the 724 coats of arms (the final production did in fact display 736), caused the immediate displeasure of the College of Heralds who attacked Warburton for the inaccuracy, even non-existence of some of the arms on the Northumberland and Yorkshire maps and even queried Warburton's right to publish arms without a proper authority "not having resided within the Herald's Office for about two Years last past". Despite the stated intention to map the whole country, Warburton carried out no further surveys, though he did announce in 1749 separate maps of Middlesex and Hertfordshire taken from the large survey, which were advertised to include borders of coats-of-arms but which never materialised in this state.The map itself is finely detailed and includes the divisions of the three counties and their hundreds and main roads, whilst the distances between the latter are indicated in miles and furlongs. Further detail includes woods, rivers, wind and water mills, battlefields, marshes and sandbanks. The most impressive feature, however, is the border of armorials of the subscribers, each one keyed to refer to his respective residence on the map. This feature had already appeared on earlier large-scale county surveys, for example Senex's map of Surrey, and had undoubtedly contributed to the success of Warburton's maps of Northumberland and Yorkshire. Whilst Warburton took by far the major part in the publication of the 3 counties map with Paylor Smyth doing the survey, Joseph Bland's part in the enterprise would appear to be limited to collecting subscriptions and the distribution of the published map. With over 700 subscribers it should have been a considerable commercial success. Aesthetically it was very pleasing due partly to the clarity of Samuel Parker's engraving (he was also responsible for the Yorkshire map) but mainly to its impressive size and multitude of armorials, all with references on the map. Each of the six topographical sheets, except sheet 2, contains coats-of-arms, the seventh sheet comprising three rows of armorials for pasting along the top of the map should it be displayed, as was intended, as a wall map. When shown in this way it is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular examples of eighteenth century English cartography ever produced. There were further editions by Thomas Bowles

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        A Display of Heraldry. The Sixth Edition. Improv'd with large Additions of many hundred Coats of Arms, under their respective Bearings, with good Authorities from the Ashmolean Library, Sir George Mackenzie, &c. With all his Tract of Precedency, containing all his Rules, Observations, Arguments and chief Instances. To which is added, A Treatise of Honour Military and Civil, According to the Laws and Customs of England. By Capt. John Logan. Also an Exact List of the Baronets, from their first Creation to this present Time; and most of their Arms Blazon'd. With an Account of the Customs, Government, and Privileges of the City of London, and the other Cities of England, and Shire-Towns of each County, and their Arms. Likewise a Supplement of S

      London: R. and J. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin, and J. Walthoe and Tho. Ward, 1724 - Folio (382 × 235 mm). Late 19th century half morocco, spine in compartments with gilt titles, raised bands, blind lozenges and gilt fleurons, brown cloth sides, edges stained red. A sturdy volume, somewhat knocked at the corners and with rubbing to the raised bands, leaves cockled but clean. Very good condition. Illustrated with the Arms, Crests, Supporters, and Motto's of the Royal Family, and Nobility: The Arms of the Sees of the English Bishops, and several of the Gentry, together with the proper Habits of the different Degrees of the Nobility of England, and the Emblems of the chief Orders of Knighthood in Europe; all fairly engraven on Copper Plates. Sixth and best edition, first published in 1610. This handsome Georgian folio is justly described by Lowndes as the "best edition" on account of the large number of additional illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Recueil d'emblêmes, devises, medailles, et figures hyeroglyphiques [.]

      Chez Claude Jombert 1724 - - Chez Claude Jombert, A Paris 1724, 3 parties en un Vol. In-8 (12x20cm), (2) 62p. (62pl.) (4) 16p. (153Pl.) 24p. (2) (17Pl.), relié. - Nouvelle édiiton, abondamment illustrée de 233 planches contenant de multiples figures, et d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice par Edelinck. Trois titres gravés. L'originale est parue en 1685, cette dernière semble avoir été augmentée. Plein Veau brun marbré. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Un manque en tête. Mors fendu en tête (plat supérieur). Bon exemplaire. Ce type de recueil, composé d'emblèmes, de chiffres et d'allégories était destiné aux artistes. Un dictionnaire des figures allégoriques. 153 planches de chiffres, 62 planches d'emblèmes (multiples figures) et 17 planches pour les devises. (2) 62p. (62pl.) (4) 16p. (153Pl.) 24p. (2) (17Pl.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      - para ilustración de la Real cedula del señor Don Luis I de 14 de agosto de 1724. En Valencia, por Josef y Tomas de Orga, 1788, 16x22, 501p. CXXIIp. con el Apéndice y Colección de los documentos y notas. Trocito de papel roto en 1h. de índice, sin afectar al texto. Plena pasta española con tejuelo, cortes pintados. Buena conservación. GENEALOGIA (32637).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        Des vollkommenen Teutschen Jägers Anderer Haupt-Theil. angebunden: Der Fortgesetzte immerwährende Jäger-Kalender, .

      Leipzig. Johann Christian Martini, 1724. - 2 in 1, mit 50 Kupfern, davon 2 leicht altkoloriert und 19 Holzschnitten und Vignetten, 4°. 33,2 x 20,8 cm. 5 Bl.,12,224 S. / 500 , Seiten, In gutem Zustand. in einem unpassenden modernen Halbleinenband, Buchblock teils leicht gebräunt, aber sauber. weiter im Titel: .Darinnen nicht allein Die in dem Ersten Theil vorgetragene Materien Von der Erde, den Gebürgen, Kräutern, Bäumen, Wäldern, Witterungen, Mineralien, wilden Thieren, Vögeln und andern Jagd- und Forst-Sachen, Mit neuen Physicalischen, Historischen und Oeconomischen Anmerckungen und Zusätzen erläutert und vollständiger abgehandelt, Sondern auch unterschiedene Neue und auserlesene Jagd- und Forst-Sachen gelehret werden, Deme auch zugleich der wohlunterrichtete Teutsche Fischer mit angefüget ist, nebst vielen darzu dienenden Kupfern ausgearbeitet von . , Fortsetzung des 2.Titels:. Welcher bey denen Monathen und Tagen des Jahres allerhand curieuse historische Anmerckungen beybringet, Mancherley Medicinische sachen und Gesundheits-Regeln lehret, Allerhand plaisante Poesien einmischet, Insonderheit Was des Jahrs über in Jagd- und Forst-Sachen und bey dem Vogelwerck in Obacht zu nehmen sey. Vorstellig gemacht von Hanns Friedrich von Fleming, Burg- und Schloß-Gesessen auf Böcke, Martentin und Zebin Erbherr auf Weissach und Gahro, Leipzig, 1724, Bey Joh. Christian Martini, Buchh. in der Nicolaistr., bei der Seitenzahl des 2. Bandes sind noch 32 Seiten anzufügen , Register und 8 Seiten von Thomas Friedrich Georgi und Rudolpf Erdmann Ermell. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Voyage de Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece et dulevant fait aux annés 1675-1676

      Amsterdam, Rutger Alberts 1724. - Book Description: Rutgert Alberts, The Haye, 1724. In 12avo, two vols, uniformy bound, tome 1: (9), 367, pp, whit engraved pictorial title by Rutgert Alberts, and one portrait by Jacob Spon. Title red & black, with 10 woodcut engraveds full pages, 7 woodcut foldings engraveds and three small engraveds. Tome 2: (2), 405, pp, whit engraved pictorial title by Rutgert Alberts, title red & black, one folding map, nine foldings engraveds, 5 engraved full pages and small engraved. Bindings in full calf, spine richly gilt.Ref Blackmer 313, Chahine 4613 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Oeuvres. Les Pseaumes - Les Bergeries

      Antoine Urbain Coustelier, Paris 1724 - Deux volumes in-12 (156 x 100 mm), maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné, triple filet or sur les plats, filet sur les coupes, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure d'époque). Orné d'un fleuron de titre et d'ornements de texte. Ex-Libris A.G. du Plessis, A. Perreau, Emile Henriot. Très bel exemplaire (malgré quelques menus défauts, dos légèrement passé, coins légèrement usés, rousseurs éparses). // Two 12o volumes (156 x 100 mm), red morocco, smooth spine tooled, triple gilt fillet borders on covers, fillet on turns-in, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a title floweret and some decorative bands in the text. Bookplates A.G. du Plessis, A. Perreau, Emile Henriot. Very nice copy (despite some minor defects, spine lightly faded, corners lightly used, scattered spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Arcus Ariminensis, Arc de Rimini (Rimini, Italy)

      The Hague, Rutgert Christophle Alberts 1724 - Arcus Ariminensis, Arc de Rimini (Rimini, Italy) Joan Blaeu (1596-1673) Illustrated plate from Nourveau Theatre d’Italie, our Dexcription Exacte de ses Villes, Palais, Eglises, Principaux Edifices, etc. (New Theater of Italy, or Description of its Towns, Palaces, Churches, Principal Buildings, etc.) The Hague, Rutgert Christophle Alberts: 1724 Hand-colored copperplate engraving Sheet size: 21 1/4" x 13" Arguably the most celebrated mapmaker and draftsman of the 17th century, Joan Blaeu was responsible for the splendid 11-volume Atlas Maior, published in Amsterdam in 1662. The Atlas Maior was such a symbol of status that it became the traditional state gift presented by the Dutch government, its prestige derived mainly from the remarkable standards of production involved. After the completion of the atlas, Blaeu turned his attention and considerable drawing talents to an equally sumptuous publication, this time devoted to views of Italian cities and monuments. For quality of draftsmanship, evgraving, beauty of ornament, typography and quality of paper, these images have never been equaled, with the possible exception of Piranesi’s views of Rome. Each is depicted with extreme technical precision, with great esthetic conern for composition. The engravings from Blaeu’s Theatre d’Italie illustrate the highest standard of accuracy and beauty, bearing witness to the excellent craftsmanship of engraver, printer and papermaker in Northern Europe during the Baroque era.

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      Publisher 1724 - Folio. [55] 534, 260 pp. Contemporary polished leather with pressed detail on front board. Rebacked. Modern leather spine. Six raised bands and seven compartments. Red spine label with gilt trim and lettering. Solid binding and cover. Foxing to edge. Quotation in pencil on inside front board. Small tear to title page, no loss. Interior pages are clean, unmarked and in excellent condition. Several copper plates throughout. One fold-out depiction of Christ Church, formerly Cardinal College in Oxford. Thomas Wosley was Cardinal during Henry VIII's reign. He had a great interest in architecture and founded King's School in Ipswich (a grammar school) and Cardinal College in Oxford. Wosley was arrested when he was unable to obtain an annulment for King Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, so that he could marry Anne Boleyn. Please see our pictures. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CARTE D'EUROPE Dressée pour l'Usage du ROY sur les Itineraires anciens et modernes et sur les Routiers de mer assujetis aux observations astronomiques

      Paris., 1724. Copper engraving. Original colour. Overall in good condition - some offsetting and dark patches to lower corner margins A few tears and repairs in lower margins. Size: 62 x 49.7 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 and detailed map of Europe with Iceland in top left corner and North Africa lower left. Parts of Arabia lower right and the Caspian Sea in the east. Scandanavia is centre top and the island of Crete centre bottom. Ornate carouche upper left corner. Atlas de Geographie.

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      1724 - 37 p., 824 p. + Indice, 17 grabados. Encuadernación en holandesa piel posterior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description de l'isle des Hermaphrodites nouvellement découverte. Contenant les moeurs, les coutumes et les ordonnances des habitans de cette isle, comme aussi le discours de Jacophile à Limne, avec quelques autres pièces curieuses. Pour servir de supplement au Journal de Henri III.

      Cologne chez les héritiers de Herman Demen 1724 - Petit in-8, 1 gravure en frontispice, 3 ff., 352 pp. Reliure pleine basane époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison.(présence d'une pièce de tomaison, Tom V, notre exemplaire devait être relié à la suite du Journal de Henri III). Cioranescu 64556. Gay I-866. Célèbre pamphlet dirigé contre Henri III et ses Mignons. Il est illustré d'un remarquable frontispice figurant Henri III avec une coiffure de femme, dans le cartouche : "Je ne suis male, ni femelle / Et si je suis bien en cervelle / Lequel des deux je dois choisir / Mais qu'importe à qui on ressamble / Il faut mieux les avoir ensemble / On en reçoit double plaisir". "Ce petit libelle descouvroit les moeurs et façons de faire impies et vicieuses de la Cour, faisant voir clairement que la France est maintenant le repaire et l'azille de tout vice, volupté et impudence. Le Roy le voulut voir, se le fit lire et encores qu'il le trouvast un peu livre et trop hardi il se contenta d'en apprendre le nom de l'auteur lequel il ne voulust qu'on recherchast, faisant conscience, disoit-il, de fascher un homme pour avoir dit la vérité" (Pierre de L'Estoile). Seconde édition, l'édition originale, très rare, date de 1605. Le texte fut imprimé dans la suite du Journal de Henri III. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Paris: Saugrain and Charles Estienne Hochereau, 1724. - Two volumes. [8],610pp. plus twenty-one plates including frontispiece and map; [26],490,[41]pp. plus twenty-two plates. Quarto. Contemporary calf, gilt, stamped with the arms of the House of Chimay on both covers. Extremities lightly worn, some scuffing to covers; head and foot of spine chipped. Bookplate on front pastedowns. Very minor scattered foxing. Very good. First edition of this detailed account of the customs, manners and religion of the Indians of America. The work focuses mainly on the Indians of Canada, with over thirty pages of the second volume devoted to the language of the Hurons. The author was a Jesuit missionary among the Iroquois at Sault St. Louis. "An extraordinary summation of seventeenth century knowledge of the life and society of the American Indian. Lafitau's comparison of Indian societies with ancient Asian societies was an attempt to demonstrate the Asian origin of the American Indian" - Streeter. The plates are particularly notable, showing numerous aspects of Indian life, including games, dances, ceremonies, and costumes. Some of the plates are based on De Bry or earlier sources, while others were newly engraved for this work. A very good copy of an essential Americanum. FIELD 850. SABIN 38596. BORBA DE MORAES, p.453. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2168. LANDE 494. HOWES L22, "b." JCB (3)I:345. STREETER SALE 121. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 724/97. STREIT III:1359. LeCLERC 815.

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        La Gracia Triunfante en la Vida de Catharina Tegakovita. India Iroquesa, y en las de Otras, assi de su Nacion, como de esta Nueva-Espana.parte Traducido De Francés En Español, De Lo Que Escrive El P. Francisco Colonec.

      Jofeph Bernardo de Hogal, Mexico 1724 - 16o. marquilla, 9hs y 246 pgs. Con 20 hojas: Protesta del Traductor, Parecer (de Juan Ignacio Castorena y Ursua), con 3 Puntos.Nombre de antiguo propietario en manuscrito en la portada Solo una hoja del indice, hasta el "Cap. XII". Con pequeños surcos de polilla en el margen externo, afecta poco el texto. Encuadernado en pergamino. Sin La Lámina. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Urbe]
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        Chirurgie, In welcher Alles, was zur Wund-Artzney gehöret. 2. Aufl. 3 Tle. in 1 Bd. Nürnberg, Hoffmann, 1724. 7 Bll., 856 (recte 846) S., 14 Bll. Mit gestoch. Porträt-Frontisp. u. 28 (davon 26 mehrfach gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. 4°. Hldr. d. Zt. m. RSch. (VDeckel lose).,

      1724 - 'Nach der neuesten und besten Art gründlich abgehandelt und in vielen Kupffer-Tafeln die neu erfundene und dienlichste Instrumenten, nebst den bequemsten Handgriffen der Chirurgischen Operationen und Bandagen deutlich vorgestellet werden' (Untertitel).- Hirsch/H. III, 141.- Beliebter chirurgisches Handbuch vom 'Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Chirurgie in Deutschland'.- Erste Lage lose, einige Tafeln verso mit Klebestreifen, diese teils etw. durchschlagend. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Les Poésies

      Imprimerie d'Antoine Urbain Coustelier, Paris 1724 - Deux parties en deux volumes in-12 (160 x 100 mm), maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison maroquin beige, triple filet or sur les plats, filet sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Orné d'un fleuron de titre, de bandeaux et de lettres ornées. Ex-libris Liber Libro. Très bel exemplaire (malgré quelques menus frottements sur les coupes et les coins, et quelques rares rousseurs). // Two parts bound in two 12o volumes (160 x 100 mm), red morocco, smooth spine tooled, beige morocco labels, triple gilt fillet borders on covers, fillet on turns-in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a title floweret, heading vignettes and decorated letters. Bookplate Liber Libro. Very nice copy (despite some minor rubbings on turns-in and corners, and some rare spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Description de l’Isle des Hermaphrodites, nouvellement decouverte, contenant les moeurs, les coutumes & les ordonnances des habitans de cette Isle, comme aussi le Discours de Jacophile à Limne, avec quelques autres pieces curieuses. Pour servir de Supplement au Journal de Henri III.

      - Cologne, Heritiers de Herman Demen, 1724, 17,5 x 11 cm., plena piel deteriorada por la tapa posterior, frontis grabado + 3 h. incluso portada a dos tintas + 352 págs. (2ª edición de esta sátira que narra el viaje fantástico a la imaginaria isla de hermafroditas).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        The Life of the Reverend Dr. John Barwick, D.D. Sometime fellow of St. John’s College in Cambridge; And immediately after the Restoration successively Dean of Durham, and St.Paul’s. Written in Latin by his brother, Dr. Peter Barwick. Translated into English by the Editor of the Latin Life. With some notes to illustrate the History, and a brief Account of the Author. To which is added, an Appendix of Letters from King Charles I. in his Confinement, and King Charles II and the Earl of Clarendon in their Exile. And other Papers relating to the History of that Time. Published from the Originals in St. John’s College Library.

      London: Printed by J. Bettenham, 1724 - First English Edition. Ex-library copy in recent fine binding. (24), 552, (40), plus the 2 frontis portraits. Frontis and title slightly browned, upper corner of title patched, with library stamps at its base, and more stamps on the verso. Small stamps also on the backs of the two portraits, and one or two in the text. Contents otherwise very clean. 22.5 x 13.5cms, all edges red. In recent tan half calf with delicately marbled boards: spine with 5 raised bands ruled in gilt, and red lettering-piece. A very attractive copy (with the possible added interest of the library stamps). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres en vers de Mr Boileau Despreaux avec des eclaircissemens historiques donnez par lui-même. Complet en 4 tomes

      Fabri et Barrillot, Genève 1724 - Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée exactement. 4 volumes grand in-12 plein-veau tabac d'époque. Dos à 5 nerfs richement ornés, pièces de titre rouges.Toutes tranches rouges. Ex-libris manuscrits en contre-plats. Frises, culs de lampe. Intérieurs purs. Tome 1 : Coins et coupes usés, galeries de vers en premier plat et mors ; coiffes fendues. Portrait en frontispice. XLVII pp. : Avertissement de l'éditeur - Préface de l'auteur - Eloge de Mr Despreaux - Table des pièces contenues en ce premier tome + 288pp.: Satyre) - Tome 2 : Coins usés, galeries de vers en 4ème plat et mors ; coiffes inexistantes. 487pp. Gravures hors texte. Epitres, Art poétique, Lutrin, Odes, Sonnets, Epigrammes, Poésies latines, Poésies - Tome 3 : Coins usés, passage de vers en mors, coiffes usées. Premier plat : mors fendu en tête. 462pp. Traité du Sublime, Réflexions critiques. - Tome 4 : Coins et coiffes usés ; passage de vers en mors. 438pp. Lettres, Préfaces diverses. Bel ensemble. Rare dans ce format. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Bible: contenant le vieux et le nouveau testament

      Amsterdam: Marten Schagen. 1724. Second edition. French. Large Quarto (22 x 29 cm). Two parts in one volume. 310;198 pp., with tables and illustrated throughout with half-page etchings, including two full page frontispieces. In contemporary full calf with gilt tooling to the board edges, raised bands with six gilt compartments and gilt title on a morocco label, and contemporary marbled endpapers. Old ownership notation on top and bottom of the page edges, moderate wear to board edges and corners, and to the front outer joint only near the spine ends; the morocco spine label is faded, and the front board is bowed; else fine. Each part has a full-page engraved frontispiece, title pages printed in red and black with engraved vignettes; and there are a total of 367 half-page engravings illustrating the text (151 after the artist Jan Luiken). David Martin, a French Protestant, authored and designed this work as a "print bible," with the text serving as a running commentary to the numerous illustrations. .

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      Amsterdam 1724 - Incisione all'acquaforte pubblicata ad Amsterdam nel 1724 dal rilievo di Bastiaen Stoopendaal edito alla fine del secolo decimosettimo. Sontuosa e classica pianta ad alzata della città. Un artistico efficace contrasto di chiaroscuro appaga l'esteta oltre che lo studioso: i monumenti, le vie, i fastosi palazzi, i celebrati castelli, i famosi quartieri spagnoli, le porte monumentali sono raffigurati con precisione e cura. Cm. 42x100 oltre margini. 1 foto allegata.

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        Synodorum generalium, ac provincialium decreta, et canones, scholiis, notis, ac historica actorum dissertatione illustrati, per F. Christianum Lupum, Iprensem, Ordinis Heremitarum Sancti Augustini, Sacrae Theologiae in alma Lovaniensi Universitate doctorem, ac regium primarium professorem .

      Albrizzi,, Venetiis, 1724 - Dodici volumi di cm. 35, pp. 400 ca. ciascuno. Bel ritratto all'antiporta del primo volume e bello stemma gesuitico in calcografia inciso da Zuliani al centro di ciascun frontespizio. Capolettera e testate in xilografia. Perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tasselli. Tagli spruzzati. Esemplare marginoso, freschissimo ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. La cura dell'opera affidata al padre Filippini di Ravenna contiene alcuni scritti mai apparsi precedentemente. Christian Wolf nasce a Ypres nelle Fiandre il 12 giugno 1612 ed a 15 anni entra nell'ordine degli Eremiti di S. Agostino. Insegna filosofia e teologia a Colonia e Lovanio e, grazie alla sua reputazione, diventa amico del cardinale Fabio Chigi, poi papa Alessandro VII. Accusato di giansenismo viene chiamato a Roma a giustificare la sua fede dove rimane per cinque anni. Tornato a Lovanio succede a Gerard van Wern alla cattedra di regio professore, ma muore il 10 luglio 1681, prima di prenderne possesso. La sua opera consta soprattutto di raccolte di materiali altrui, trascrizioni di manoscritti, lavori di erudizione filologica nel campo della patrologia greca e latina. Wolf viene generalmente ricordato per la sua sapienza ed erudizione. Nell'"Histoire littéraire de la république des lettres" del gennaio 1726, dando l'annuncio dell'avviata edizione veneziana delle opere, si trova invece questo curioso giudizio sul Wolf: "Un habile homme, mais rempli de préjugés, & opinatre à n'en jamais démordre". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annales de la Monarchie Françoise, depuis son établissement jusques à présent [.].

      Amsterdam, Honoré & Châtelain, 1724. - Folio (295 x 452 mm). 3 parts in 1 vol. (10), 335 [but: 329], (1) pp. (2), 290, (26) pp. (2), 127, (1) pp. All three title pages printed in red and black. With 3 engr. title vignettes, 1 engr. frontispiece (B. Picart inc. & sculp.), 7 large, folding engr. genealogical tables, and 63 page-sized engravings in the text in part 3. Contemp. calf with giltstamped red label to elaborately gilt spine and giltstamped arms on the covers. All edges in faded red. Marbled endpapers. First edition of this work important for French historiography after the death of Louis XIV. The first part provides an overview of the history of the French monarchy, the second part treats the genealogy of the French ruling houses. Part three contains various coins and medals of the monarchs. The genealogical plates show a large number of arms and maps; one of them contains four engraved views of Paris. The 63 text engravings (each bordered by ten medaillons) depict a total of 242 views of French castles and cities. - Some brownstaining; occasionally slightly waterstained. Front hinge and defect to upper spine-end professionally restored. From the library of Pierre-Philibert de Blancheton, seigneur de Chevry, de Vaux, de Meursault et des Auxey (1697-1756), with his gilt-stamped arms on both covers (illustrated in Olivier pl. 1919, fer no. 2: "lion d'or, tenant entre ses pattes un épi de blé"). Blancheton entered the Metz parliament in 1724 and later was made royal counselor. "Il mourut sans enfants [.], laissant une très importante bibliothèque" (Olivier). Later in the possession of Archduke Franz Joseph (1905-75) with his stamp on the front pastedown. Franz Joseph, son of Leopold Salvator of Austria and Tuscany, had emigrated to Spain with his family in 1918. During WWII, he lived in the United States as an interior architect. He returned to Austria in 1955, where he was active as an agronomist and forester (cf. Hamann, Habsburger, 145). The present volume remained in the possession of the Habsburg family and was acquired directly from Patricia Federica Maria Valeria Nella von Habsburg-Lothringen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Unterricht Von der Magia Naturali und derselben Medicinischen Gebrauch auf Magische Weise, wie auch bezauberte Dinge zu curiren; Welchem beygefüget Ein Neu-eröffnetes Kunst-Cabinet Magia Naturali und Antonii Mizaldi Hundert Curieuse Kunst-Stücke mit einem nötigen Regster (bound with) Hundert acht und dreissig neu-endeckte und vollkommen bewährte Geheimnisse oder allerhand magische / spagyrische/ sympathetische und antipathetische Kunst-Stücke, .

      Christoph Gottlieb Nicolai / Carl Christoph Immig 1724 & 1726, Franckfurth und Leipzig - " 8vo. Three-quarter vellum over paper boards. 2 vols. in 1, each with frontispiece and title page in red and black. (12), 296 pp., (22); (6), 164 pp., (8). Fascinating 18th century hand manual on the use of natural magic in medicine and healing for humans and animals by Johann Nikolaus Martius. Ornamental head- and tail pieces. Few decorative initials throughout. Handwritten notes on front and rear endpaper. Newspaper clippings (two attached, one loose) at rear of volume. Back board cracked, but not broken. Handwritten title, author and year on spine. Front and back hinges starting, holding tight. First leaf in second volume (frontispiece and title page) loose - suggesting that it was inserted after binding. Some browning and staining of some pages not affecting text. Index. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding in poor, interior in overall very good condition. Full title-page of second work: "Hundert acht und dreissig neu-endeckte und vollkommen bewährte Geheimnisse oder allerhand magische / spagyrische/ sympathetische und antipathetische Kunst-Stücke, derer eines allein den Besitzer viel Geld gekostet hat. Bey dieser neuen Auflage wiederum mit sehr vielen anderen Geheimnissen und einem vollständigen Register vermehret, auch durchgehends verbessert." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observationes anatomicae

      Giovanni Battista Recurti, Venice 1724 - First edition, with three engraved folding plates, of Santorini's most important contribution to medical science, containing the "major discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically" (Garrison-Morton). "This work records a number of new anatomical discoveries and corrects many errors of earlier anatomists. Santorini's skill and expertise were so outstanding that his name lives on in such anatomical structures as the accessory pancreatic ducts, risorius muscle, arytenoid cartilages, and duodenal papillae, several of which are described in this book. The text is accompanied by three folding copperplates which beautifully illustrate the musculature of the face, the pelvic musculature and genitalia of a sixteen-year-old girl with a tubal pregnacy, the external muscles of the ear, and detailed anatomy of the male genitalia and larynx" (Heirs of Hippocrates). Garrison-Morton 392; Norman 1887; Waller 8474. Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards rebacked. Some scuffing to contemporary marbled boards, very minor dampstaining to margins at rear (not affecting text); otherwise fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discours de la Methode, pour bien conduire saraison, & chercher la verite dans les Sciences. Plus, La Dioptrique etles Meteores, Qui sont des effais de cette Methode. Nouvelle Edition,revue & corrigee. En deux tomes.

      Paris. Chez Pierre Huet, (vol.1.), & LaCompagnie des Librairies. (Vol.2.). 1724. - 16mo, (in 8's), 16.6cm, in2 volumes, 470 & [8],479pp., with 26 folding plates (complete), in fullcontemporary calf, real raised bands, full gilt spine panel decorations,both title labels wanting, volume labels present, spines chipped at thetop and bottom edges, worn at the edges, both volumes have some slightdamp staining along the top text edge, five of the plates are a bit tattyon the leading edge with text loss due to being over folded, a very goodattractive antique set ~ This edition is uncommon. Volume I alsoincludes "Abrege' de la Musique." Volume II is sub-titled "Plus laDioptrique, les Meteores, la Mechanique, & la Musique; qui sont desessais de cette Methode. Nouvelle Edition, revue, corrigee & augmenteedes Remarques du P. Poisson, P.D.L." An interesting pre-FrenchRevolution edition of the great French philosophers most popularwritings: "Avec Approbation & Privilege du Roy". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Nieuwe Kaart van Choromandel ende Malabar.

      Jan Van Braam; Gerard onder de Linden, Amsterdam 1724 - This map is from the highly sought after set "Oud en Nieuw OostIndien" which is the most extensive geographical and historical description of the whole area the Dutch had taken into possession or had gained a foothold in: the East Indies, parts of China, Japan, parts of the Near East, and the Cape of Good Hope., Size : 520x590 (mm), 20.5x23.25 (Inches), Black & White

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        Le droit de la guerre et de la paix / Par Hugo Grotius. Nouvelle traduction, par Jean Barbeyrac, . Avec les notes de l'auteur meme, qui n'avoient point encore paru en francois; & de nouvelles notes du traducteur. .

      A Amsterdam : Chez Pierre de Coup, MDCCXXIV. [1724] - Notes; Title page printed in red and black; with engraved vignette. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Subjects; International law - Early works to 1800. Maritime law - Early works to 1800. Freedom of the seas - Early works to 1800. War (International law) - Early works to 1800. Other names; Barbeyrac, Jean, 1674-1744. Translation of De jure belli ac pacis libri tres. Scattered, marginal foxing. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 1001 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Obeliscus Flaminus (Rome, Italy)

      The Hague, Rutgert Christophle Alberts 1724 - Joan Blaeu (1596-1673) Illustrated plate from Nourveau Theatre d’Italie, our Dexcription Exacte de ses Villes, Palais, Eglises, Principaux Edifices, etc. (New Theater of Italy, or Description of its Towns, Palaces, Churches, Principal Buildings, etc.) The Hague, Rutgert Christophle Alberts: 1724 Hand-colored copperplate engraving Plate size: 28” x 24 1/2” Arguably the most celebrated mapmaker and draftsman of the 17th century, Joan Blaeu was responsible for the splendid 11-volume Atlas Maior, published in Amsterdam in 1662. The Atlas Maior was such a symbol of status that it became the traditional state gift presented by the Dutch government, its prestige derived mainly from the remarkable standards of production involved. After the completion of the atlas, Blaeu turned his attention and considerable drawing talents to an equally sumptuous publication, this time devoted to views of Italian cities and monuments. For quality of draftsmanship, evgraving, beauty of ornament, typography and quality of paper, these images have never been equaled, with the possible exception of Piranesi’s views of Rome. Each is depicted with extreme technical precision, with great esthetic conern for composition. The engravings from Blaeu’s Theatre d’Italie illustrate the highest standard of accuracy and beauty, bearing witness to the excellent craftsmanship of engraver, printer and papermaker in Northern Europe during the Baroque era.

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        Istoria delle perucche, in cui si fa vedere la loro origine, l' usanza, la forma, l' abuso, e l' irregolarità di quelle degli ecclesiastici. Pubblicata per' arcivescovo di Benevento, Cardinal Orsini.da G. Bovicelli priore della S. Basilica di S. Bartolomeo.

      Vigoni e Gius. Cairoli, Milano 1724 - [Costumi-] (cm. 16,5) bella piena pergamena originale, nervi e titolo al dorso.-- cc. 4 nn., pp. 236; pp. 272, cc. 2 bianche (una come sguardia). Fregi e capilettera in xilografia. Edizione la più completa e ricercata di questa curiosa e importante opera sia per il costume sia per la satira contro gli abati in parrucca per il suo abuso. Apparve a Parigi nel 1690 e l' autore è J. B. Thiers (1636-1703). La prima italiana è del 1702. La nostra del 1724 è molto rara citata solo da Graesse I 514, per notizie sulle altre edizioni Cfr. Lipperheide; Colas; Autori Italiani del '600; Hiler; Cohen. Mancano 2 cc. bianche alla fine della prima parte. Alcune lievi fioriture ma esemplare molto bello e fresco.[f65] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London. 1724. - [18],163,252,152pp. plus frontispiece portrait, six folding plates, and two folding maps. Folio. Antique-style three-quarter polished calf and marbled boards, raised bands, leather label. Minor scattered foxing and soiling, but generally clean internally. First folding plate lightly dampstained and repaired; penultimate folding plate with a repaired tear, slightly affecting image. Very good. The first edition in English of this classic history of the conquest of Mexico, first published in Madrid in 1684, and reprinted in multiple editions in every European language. The author was a noted Spanish dramatist and historian. This work remained the most important European source on Latin American history up through the first part of the nineteenth century. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 724/165. SABIN 86487. PALAU 318693. MEDINA (BHA) 1773n. JCB (1)III:350. ESTC T135491.

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        The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English from the original Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis, secretary and historiographer to His Catholick Majesty. By Thomas Townsend, Esq.

      Printed for T. Woodward, J. Hooke.and J. Peele., London 1724 - First English edition. Five parts in one folio volume (12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches; 311 x 201 mm). [18], 163, [1, blank], 252, 152, [4, blank] pp. Both the first and second parts and the third and fourth parts are continuously paginated. With two engraved maps (one folding), and six engraved plates (of which five are folding and one is double-page), but bound without the engraved frontispiece portrait. Engraved head- and tail-pieces and ornamental initials. Contemporary full tree calf, rebacked. Boards tooled in gilt floral motif. Original red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Corners a bit bumped. Boards with a few minor scuffs and scrapes. Title-page has been trimmed and is laid down. A closed tear, professionally repaired and folds reinforced to the folding plate between page 68/69 of book III. Small old ink binding instructions also written on this plate. Top margin of plate between 72/72 has been reinforced. A four-inch closed tear to page 243. Some foxing and toning throughout. Overall a very good copy. First English edition of this important resource on the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra (1610-1686), Spanish dramatist and historian, was at one time secretary of state as well as private secretary to Philip IV. The early part of his career was spent writing drama, but he severed his ties to the stage when he became official chronicler of the Indies in 1667. His History of the Conquest of Mexico covers the three years between the appointment of Cortes to command the invading forces of Spain and the fall of the city of Mexico. It is considered a classic and has been used as a primary source by later historians. Sabin 86487. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description de l'isle des hermaphrodites. Nouvellement decouverte, concernant les moeurs, les coutumes & les ordonnances des habitans de cette isle, Comme aussi le Discours de Jacophile à Limne, avec quelques autres pièces curieuses.

      chez les héritiers de Herman Demen [Foppens] 1724 - - chez les héritiers de Herman Demen [Foppens], Cologne [Bruxelles] 1724, (8) 352pp., relié. - 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.'. 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. (8) 352pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magazzino die provisioni de la Corte, al Fiume di Fontecca a Pietroburgo/Hof, Vorrats-Magazin, am Fontecka Flus zu Petersburg

      Augsburg ca. 1724. Ansicht von St. Petersburg, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 30 x 40. Zustand: Rand oben fachmänisch ergänzt

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        The Compleat Fisherman. The Compleat Fisherman. Being a large and Particular Account, of all the Several Ways of Fishing now practised in Europe; with abundance of curious Secrets and Niceties in the Art of Fishing, as well in the Sea, as in Lakes, Meers, Ponds, Rivers or Brooks; whether by Darts, Spears, Harpoons, Nets, Hook and Line, or any other way whatsoever. More particularly calculated for the Sport of Angling. With directions for preparing the angle rods, lines, hooks, and baits, proper for every part of the sport respectively; and also for the angler's conduct in rightly applying them. Also, an account of all the principal rivers, lakes, &c. in England; and what kinds of fish are more especially found in them

      London: W. Mears, S. Tooke and B. Motte, 1724 - "Saunders is the first angling author who mentions silk-worm gut (pp. 90- 91)." Westwood and Satchell, p. 189 First edition. 12mo. Folding engraved frontispiece. Half brown morocco by Bennett, preserving contemporary blanks with ownership signature of J. Hill. Fine copy. Westwood and Satchell, p. 189 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Description de l'isle des hermaphrodites. Nouvellement découverte.

      Cologne 1724 - One volume in 12mo; pp. (8), 352, with engraved frontispiece; contemporary full calf, raised bands, spine richly gilt in compartments with red gilt lettering-piece, minor rubbing and bumping, marbled endpapers, red edges, some browning in places, else clena and crisp, a very good copy. First published 1605 with the title "Les Hermaphrodites", this is the second edition of an imaginary voyage to the island of the hermaphrodites, an allegorical attack in the court of Henri III and European manners in general. This work is considered as the first anti-utopia in French language. Barbier I, 893-894. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        Practical Architecture, or a Sure Guide to the true working according to the Rules of that Science: Representing the Five Orders, with their several Doors & Windows taken from Inigo Jones & other Celebrated Architects to each Plate Tables Containing the exact Proportions of the several Parts are likewise fitted Very usefull to all true Lovers of Architecture, but particularly so to those who are engag'd in ye Noble Art of Building By Willm. Halfpenny

      London: Printed for & sold by Tho. Bowles, by Jer. Batley & J. Bowles. [1724]. First Edition, engraved title-page, engraved dedication to Thomas Frankland, engraved preface and 48 engraved plates all printed on one side of the paper only, cont. calf, rebacked in period style with red morocco label lettered in gilt. Halfpenny published five books between 1724 and 1731 which "offered ordinary builders a succession of 'easy, practical methods' and mechanical devices for drawing the orders and other essential parts of architecture in proper proportion, to any required scale and in perspective, with 'the utmost degrees of exactness and speed' yet without any complex calculations. The first and most successful of these useful tools was 'Practical Architecture' (1724, a book of tables giving in feet and inches the 'exact' modular proportions of the orders according to Palladio and of doors and windows designed by Inigo Jones and Colen Campbell."—Harris. Berlin Kat. OS 2265s; Harris 307; Park 26; Colvin, p.447; ESTC lists two variant imprints for 1724, but with no preference.

      [Bookseller: Forest Books]
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        Gründliches Lexicon Mythologicum

      Worinne so wohl die fabelhafte, als wahrscheinliche und eigentliche Historie derer alten und bekannten Römischen, Griechischen und Egyptischen Götter und Göttinnen, wie auch Helden und Heldinnen, seltsamen Wunder-Thiere, merckwürdigen Flüsse, Brunnen, Berge und dergleichen zur Mythologie, oder so genannten Historia Poëtica gehörigen Dinge,... Leipzig: J.F. Gleditschen 1724. With engr. frontisp. (Mentzel sc.) & XXXI tables. (28) pp. + 1972 columns. Contp. vellum with caligraphed title on spine. Name cut out on upper flyleaf.. First edition

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Verbesserter und Neuer Nürnbergischer Raths-Kalender, auf das Jahr nach der Heilwehrten Geburt Jesu Christi MDCCLXXV. Nürnberg, Johann Joseph Fleischmann (1724). 95 x 40 cm. Typogr. Text in rot u. schwarz, eingefaßt von einer Holzschn.-Bordüre mit 34 Holzschn.-Wappen, gekrönt mit einer Holzschn.-Ansicht von Nürnberg (6 x 19 cm), mehrf. gefaltet.

      . . Einblattdruck.- Mit den 34 Geschlechterwappen von Nürnberger Ratsherren und Schöffen.- Kl. Faltungseinrisse sonst gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Negociations secretes touchant la Paix de Munster er d'Osnabrug. Contenant les Preliminaires, Instructions, Lettres, et Memoires de ces Negociations commencees en 1642 jusques a la conclusion de la Paix en 1648 & diverses autres Pieces specifiees dans la page suivante. Le tout tire des Manuscrits les plus authentiques.

      La Haye, chez Jean Neaulme,1724-1726. Erste (und einzige) Ausgabe. 4 dans 2 volumes. 39x26 cm. Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung. Stark berieben und Rücken an den Kapitalen beschädigt. - Cuir d'epoque avec le dos dore. Plus fort frotte. Dos en haut et en bas abime. Etwas gebräunt, gering fleckig. Vortitel v. Bd. 1 lose, Vorsatzbl. in Bd. 2 beschädigt. - Un peut bruni, quelques taches seule. Intertitre du vol. 1 rachete, page de garde du vol. 2 abime.. Ouvrage tres-necessaire a tous ceux qui se pourvoiront du Corps Diplomatique ou Grand Recueil des Traitez de Paix, & d'autant plus utile aux Politiques & Negociateurs qu'il renferme le Fondement du Droit Public. En IV. Volumes in Folio. Graesse IV, 137. - Einzige Ausgabe der umfangreichen Urkundensammlung zu den Friedensschlüssen von Münster und Osnabrück. Am Schluss von Bd. 4 (S. 531-80): Extrait et copie de plusieurs lettres et ecrits concernant la rebellion des Portugais unis dans le Bresil avec la Hollande..." (nicht bei Borba de M.).

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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