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        Anecdotes Ou Histoire De La Maison Ottomane

      Marcellin Duplain, 1724. Leather Bound. Very Good. 12mo. 2 volumes in 1. [1] 204 pp. + [2] 224 pp. Leather bound. Slight bumping. Minor chipping to spine. Marbled end pages. Interior pages in excellent condition. French inscription on first preliminary page. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Ships daily.

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        Medulla historiae anglicanae : the ancient and present state of England. Being a compendious history of all its monarchs, from the time of Julius Caesar / written by Dr. Howell. And continued by an impartial hand

      London : Printed for J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, J. and B. Sprint, D. Midwinter, W. Taylor, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn, and R. Robinson,, 1724. 8th Edition. Physical description. : 562 p. ; ill. ; 21 cm. Subject: Monarchy -- Great Britain - History -- Genealogy. Notes: Title page in red and black; illustrations depicting famous occurances associated with certain monarchs. Referenced by: ESTC, T149846. Notes: An alphabetical index of the principal matters at rear of book. A very good copy finely bound in modern binding. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments/ Verteutscht durch D. Martin Luther/ Mit dessen Vorreden über das Alte und Neue Testament/ nebst richtigen Concordantien. Samt einem erbaulichen Vorbericht/ von dem Haupt-Innhalt. Welchem noch die Historia von der Zerstörung der Stadt Jerusalem beygefüget.

      Johann Wilhelm Rönnagel, Nürnberg 1724 - Gr.-8vo. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. zahlr. Kupfern zum Bibelgeschehen im Text. 3 Bl., Titel in Rot u. Schwarz, 14 Bl., 2296 Spalten; 4 Bl., 682 Spalten, 1 Seite (statt 2) Anweisung der Sonn- u. Festtagsepisteln. Ldr. d. Zeit auf Holzdeckeln u. auf 5 Bünden mit ornamentaler Deckelprägung, mit 2 intakten figuralen Messingschließen u. (stark beriebenem) RSchild. Gelenke geschickt restauriert, untere Rückenkante mit Fehlstellen. - Tinteneintragungen auf Vorsatz u. Frontisp. verso. - Insgesamt schönes Exemplar dieser seltenen Rönnagelschen Bibel mit den reizvollen Illustrationen in kräftigen Abdrucken. - Nicht im Jb.d.APr. 1950 ff. gr.

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        Le Droit de la Guerre, et de La Paix. Nouvelle Traduction, par Jean Barbeyrac. Avec les Notes de L'Auteur même, qui n'avoient point encore paru en Fracois; & de nouvelles Notes du Traducteur.Tome I-II.

      Amsterdam, Pierre de Coup, 1724. 4to.Bound in one contemporary full calf, raised bands, richly gilt spine, gilt borders on covers, blindtooled covers. (Cambridgebinding-style - Danish: "Spejlbind"). Small tears at spine ends. A small stamp to first titlepage. Engraved Portrait (Grotius). Titlepages in red/black. (6),XLIII,(3),1001,(37) pp. Internally fine.. This, the first edition edited by Barbeyrac, is considered far the best and most importent translation of Grotius' masterpiece "On the Law of War and peace", first issued in Latin in 1625 and exposing for the first time the principles of International Law.This was the first attempt to lay down a principle of right, and abasis for the society and government, outside Church and Scripture. The distinction between law or morality is not clearly made, but Grotius's principle of an immutable law, which God can no more alter than a mathematical axiom, was the first expression of the 'droit nature', the natural law which exercised the great political theorists of the eighteenth century, and is the foundation of modern international law." (PMM: 125 (the Latin ed. of 1625).Brunet II: 1765 (Cette édition est réputé la meilleure)

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        Sex Julii Frontini de aquaeductibus urbis Romae commentarius antiquae fidei restitutus, atque explicatus, opera et studio Joannis Poleni

      Patavi Apud Joannem Manfré, 1724. FIRST EDITION. 4to, 262 x 183 mms, pp. [viii], 323, 296 [297 "Series Tabularum," 298 blank, 299 colophon, 300 blank], 15 full-page engraved plates and maps, 19th century calf, Devonshire arms in gilt on each cover, all edges, morocco label, Chatsworth Library bookplate on front paste-down end-paper. A fine copy. Frontinus (c. 35 - 104) was an early water engineer and aqueduct construction. Asit K. Biswas, in his article on Frontinus, concludes, "Most of our knowledge of water supply systems of this period comes from Frontinus. Though not familiar with water supply systems when he was initially appointed as the curator aquarum, he made a determined attempt to find out the state of knowledge prevailing at that time - by collecting "all that I could gather as bearing on the subject matter". He systematically organized and codified the knowledge. The results of his analysis and synthesis served, as he had originally intended, for his "own instruction and as a guide" and for the benefit of his successors. Equally, it has also become a primary source of information on the technology and practice of urban water supply systems prevailing at that time" "Ancient Urban Water Supply Systems," in GeoJournal (1985). The editor of this volume, Giovanni Poleni (1683 - 1761) was an expert hydrogapher and his redaction of Frontius' text is, in effect, the first modern explanation of the use of aqueducts for urban water supply. R. H. Rodgers is his edition and translation of De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae records that the text survives in a single manuscript, in the abbey library at Monte Cassino. WorldCat seems not to list any copies of this edition, but there is a copy at Princeton.

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        Observationes anatomicae

      Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. [6], 250 pp., 3 engraved folding plates. Contemporary vellum (browned, spotted, slight rubbing to edges), pages waterstained and warped, library stamps to some pages. ---- <br><br> Garrison-Morton 392; Waller 8474; Norman 1887. - FIRST EDITION. &#39;Santorini was one of the ablest dissectors of his day. In the above work many new discoveries of anatomical details are set forth, together with corrections of some of the errors of earlier anatomists. The work describes the four major discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically: Santorini&#39;s cartilage, Santorini&#39;s vein, Santorini&#39;s duct, and Santorini&#39;s caruncula&#39; (Garrison-Morton)..

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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. 2 Bände in 1 Band.

      Pierre Humbert, Amsterdam 1724 - 4to (25 x 20 cm). Mit 14 gest. Portrait-Tafeln, 1 numismat. Taf. u. 3 gest. Vignetten. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 4 Bl., LIII, 366 S.; 2 Bl., 327 S., 15 Bl. Ldr. d. Zeit m. dekorativer Goldprägung u. 2 goldgeprägt. Supralibros. Brunet III, 976. - Einband etw. berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Gelenke angeplatzt. Sauberes Ex. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ramalhete do Jardim da Erudiçam, e deleytavel compendio das sentenças dos melhores Autores, expostas pelas letras do A, B, C Primeyra Parte (seule parue).

      Lisboa Occidental, Antonio Manescal, 1724. - Petit in-8. 8ff. 188pp. Veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné, plats ornés d'un décor géométrique (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de ce recueil portugais de sentences, dictons et proverbes. L'auteur de ce recueil se proposait de publier une suite selon l'ordre alphabétique, mais seul ce volume fut publié. Rousseurs. Intéressant spécimen de reliure portugaise du XVIII siècle dont les plats sont ornés d'un curieux dessin géométrique, obtenu par la teinture de la peau. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dancing Devils

      A. Bettesworth, London 1724 - Ward, Edward, 1667-1731. Dancing devils, or, The roaring dragon: a dumb farce, as it was lately acted at both houses, but particularly at one, with unaccountable success (London: Printed and sold by A. Bettesworth . J. Bately . J. Brotherton . , 1724). This is the original Tract without covers in a very fine condition. Its Rare for Tracts to survive from the 18th. Century. It has 68 pages and is very clean. it&#146;s the last copy in private hands. I offer this very Rare Tract ;- Edward Ned Ward (1667-1731) Edward Ward became a prolific and popular writer during the era of British settlement of the Caribbean. Born in England, Ward eventually learned how to earn a living by writing. He traveled to Port Royal, Jamaica, and returned the following year to publish A Trip to Jamaica (1698), a parody of the promotional tracts often used to recruit settlers to the Americas. His popular account, originally published anonymously, appeared in at least seven editions, and Ward's future publications bore his name, followed by the inscription, By the Author of A Trip To Jamaica. The following year, he drew upon the success of A Trip to Jamaica, by publishing A Trip to New England (1699). Scholars who have studied Ward agree that Ward's claim to have traveled to New England is dubious. He probably drew his materials primarily from John Josselyn's accounts of his 1638 and 1663 voyages to that area. Ward built upon and exaggerated Josselyn's description of the people, customs and laws, climate, and natural life of New England. Ward remained a popular and prolific journalist throughout the first decade of the eighteenth-century. He died in Fulwood's Rents in 1731. Ward's A Trip to Jamaica (1698) is printed in Early American Writings, Gen. Ed. Carla Mulford, Assoc. Eds. Angela Vietto and Amy E. Winans (Oxford University Press, 2001). A Trip to New England (1699) is presented in its entirety below. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat Fisherman. Being a Large and Particular Account, of all the Several Ways of Fishing ... for the Sport of Angling

      London: W Mears & S Tooke. Cover rubbed with front board detached. Some foxing throughout. Corner of plate missing (marginal - not impinging on plate). 1724. [First Edition]. Tooled leather cover. vi; 234pp :: Fold-out copper plate of fishing scene :: 170mm x 100mm (7" x 4") .

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        REMARKABLE ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY OF EXETER

      Published by Edw. Score And John March, 1724. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Brown leather binding. Gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Folding plan. B/w coats of arms. iii pages plus 213 pages plus extensive index and catalogue of sheriffs. Second edition, enlarged and continued. Rebacked with attractive tan calf binding. New endpapers. Corners worn. Contents near fine with just a few foxspot to prelims. Map has a small closed tear. [S]

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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: Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple Bar and S. Tooke and B. Motte, at the Middle-Temple-Gate, 1724 - "Saunders is the first angling author who mentions silk-worm gut (pp. 90- 91)" Westwood and Satchell First edition. 12mo. Folding engraved frontispiece, J.C. fecit. [vi], 234 pp. Modern ochre calf, morocco spine label. Bookplate. Fine copy in custom slipcase and chemise. Westwood and Satchell, p. 189 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Esequie di Luigi Cattolico Re delle Spagne Celebrate in Firenze nella Chiesa S. Maria Novella de PP. Predicatori Il dì xxvi di Ottobre 1724

      Florence: Stamperia si S.A.R. per li Tartini,. e Franchi, 1724. Rare first and sole edition of this funeral festival program commemorating the death of King Luis I of Spain in Santa Maria Novella in Florence on February 26, 1724.

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        ISTORIA DELL'ANTICA REPUBBLICA D'AMALFI E DI TUTTE LE COSE APPARTENENTI ALLA MEDESIMA, ACCADUTE NELLA CITTA DI NAPOLI, E SUO REGNO CON LO REGISTRO DI TUTTI GLI ARCHIVJ DELL'ISTESSA. SEVERINI 1724

      SEVERININapoli, 1724, 4°, voll. 2, cc. 21 nn. - pp. 318 - 1 cc. nn., ritratto allaantip. ed 1 tav. f.t. con simbolica figura dellaantica impresa di Amalfi, cc. 4 nn. - pp. 190 - pp. 215 (Notamento dellaArchivio), leg. coeva t. perg., fioriture. Edizione originale

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        An Help for the More Easy and Clear Understanding of the Holy Scriptures: Being the Book of Genesis; Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth (3 Volume Set) I. The Common English Translation II. A Paraphrase III. Annotations

      Oxford : Printed at the Theater for Will. Wells, 1724-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 3 volume set. Contains: 1. Book of Genesis; 2. Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Lamentations; and 3. Joshua, Judges, and Ruth. 4to. Contemporary tooled leather bindings. Wear/scuffs to leather. Bumped corners. Front board of vol. 1 detached. Seminary library book plates on verso. Armorial Book plate of Sir John Pakington on verso (Pakington was a noted MP and Tory from Worcestershire, who was arrested for after been accused of supporting the Pretender.) Rev. Edward Wells wrote this early Greek critical edition of the New Testament. "Wells&#39; edition was thus the first to offer the complete Greek New Testament while moving away from the Textus Receptus and toward what is now considered the standard critical text, Nestle-Aland." (Bruce M. Metzger, The Text of the New Testament Fourth Edition (Oxford University Press, 2005), pp. 154â&#128;&#147;155.)

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        Treatise Concerning the Manner of Fallowing of Ground, Raising of Grass-Seeds, and Training of Lint and Hemp, for the Increase and Improvement of the Linnen Manufactories in Scotland. Published for the Benefit of the Farmers in that Kingdom, by the Honourable Society for Improving in the Knowledge of Agriculture.

      The Society for Improving in the Knowledge of Agriculture; Edinburgh / Printed by Robert Fleming and Company 1724 - Fair+. Contemporaneous full paneled calf with five raised bands to spine. Tile to spine missing. Leaves preceding title page are missing. Small neat prev` owner name to title page corner, several lines have been penned to the blank verso of one of the text leaves betwixt plates and little quill testing and an ownership inscription are penned to the rear three blanks. Light foxing, toning and marking. The odd spot of pallid foxing. One of the plates has a small closed tear and another has a two inch closed tear and is missing the furthest most blank fore-edge. There is a touch of pallid dampstain to the very bottom edge of the last quire and the last blank leaf has a small corner missing. 173pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annales de la Monarchie Francoise, depuis son etablissement jusques a present (3 parties en 1 vol)

      L&#39;Honore et Chatelain, Amsterdam 1724. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 1st Edition 1724. Three parts in one volume (complete). Half-title, engraved f&#39;piece by Bernard Picart, 3 titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette. Seven large folding engraved genealogical tables, 63 full page engraved illustrations (views, plans or maps of French cities, chateaux and fortifications). Bookplate of S Ange to pastedown. & Contemporary full calf, 6 raised bands, gilt coat of arms to both covers. Folio. Some age wear to corners and edges - see photos. & An excellent copy in the original bindings. Notable clean and bright.& Collates : PART 1 : 2 blanks; half-title; frontis; title; [6]; pp335; & PART 2 : title; [2]; [folding plates]; pp16; {plate}; pp22; {plates}; pp18; {plates}; pp14; {plates}; pp10; {plates}; pp22; {plates}; pp10; pp6; pp14; pp6; pp8;pp38; pp14; pp10;pp10;pp22; p12; pp28.& PART 3 : {title}; pp127; 2 end blanks

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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&#39;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&#39;s Most Excellent Majesty, 1724. 1st Edition in this form. 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.

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        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. Collected from the best authors, and from the

      printed for W. Mears and S. Tooke,, London 1724 - First edition. The book gives details of various methods of catching different fish, and which rivers to find them in. It is the first angling book to mention silk-worm gut. According to ESTC, this present work was issued separately by five different printers in 1724. This issue is the only one included in Westwood & Satchell (Biblioteca Piscatoria, pp.189). The attractive engraved folding frontispiece shows different methods of fishing and four species of fish: brill, trout, carp and perch. ESTC lists three copies only: at Harvard, Princeton and Boston Public Library. 12mo (164 × 94 mm.), pp. [vi], 234. Folding frontispiece. Engraved head and tailpiece. Contemporary calf, gilt decorations to spine and edges, gilt rules to covers. Some wear to joints and spine but holding well. Armorial bookplates of the Right Hon. the Lord Carmichael and Francis Alexander. A very good copy. [Biblioteca Piscatoria, pp.189] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards

      London: T. Woodward, 1724 - FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of Antonio Solis' exceedingly popular and quite romantic version of the conquest of Mexico. LONDON: T. WOODWARD, 1724. Folio. 18th century panelled calf, elaborately gilt spine in 7 compartments, red spine label. Armorial bookplates on front pastedown. Engraved portrait of Cortes by G. Vertue, 8 engraved plates and maps including the folding panorama of Mexico City. Sabin 86487. Joints cracked but firm; corners lightly bumped. Light paste-action in margins of first and last leaves; engraved portrait lightly toned. PROVENANCE: Henry Duke of Kent (bookplate); Thomas Philip Earl de Grey (bookplate). AN EXCELLENT COPY, CLEAN THROUGHOUT. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIFE OF GENERAL MONK: DUKE OF ABERMARLE, & Richard Granville&#39;s JOURNAL

      1724. Very Good. [ALBERMARLE, George Monck, Duke of]. THE LIFE OF GENERAL MONK: DUKE OF ALBERMARLE, containing, I. A faithful account of his unparalledl&#39;d conduct, surprizing actions, and providential success in accomplishing the restoration of monarchy. II. A particular relation of that most memorable march from Coldstream to London; the preparations for it in Scotland, and the happy consequences of it in England. III. Many mistakes committed by our historians, (particularly the Earl of Clarendon) concerning the General&#39;s administration, rectified. Publish&#39;ed from an original manuscript of Thomas Skinner. M.D. With a preface in vindication of General Monk&#39;s conduct and giving some account of the manuscript. By William Webster... London: Printed for J. Graves ... J. Isted and J. Hooke, 1724. The second edition, corrected. Frontispiece portrait. Octavo. [10],lxvii [i.e. xlvii],385,[7] pp. Some pagination errors, but complete. (ESTC t113801). Bound with: GRANVILLE, John. TWO ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF SIR RICHARD GRANVILLE. Viz. I. A journal of the expedition to Cadiz in Spain, Anno 1625. With the charged delivered by the Earl of Essex, and nine other colonels, against the Viscount Wimbledon, general of that voyage. With his answer, containing a full relation of the defeat thereof. II. A journal of the expedition to the Isle of Rhee in France, Anno 1627. Containing an account of the most material passages, happening at, and after our landing there. London: Printed for John Clarke, 1724. First edition ("Now first published from their respective manuscripts"). Octavo. xiv,[2]56,[2],25 pp. (CBEL I, 771). Two titles bound as one. 19.7 cm. Worn contemporary calf boards skillfully rebacked (probably 19th c.) with a red lettering piece. Ink ownership on ffep. only partially readable due to a 1.5 cm hole. Clean texts. Sound and very good overall.

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        Die vornehmsten Europaeischen Reisen, Wie solche durch Teutsch-Land, Franckreich, Italien, Holl- und Engeland, Dænnemarck und Schweden, Vermittelst der dazu verfertigten Reise-Carten, nach den bequemsten Post-Wegen anzustellen ... Wobey die Neben-Wege, Unkosten, Müntzen und Logis zugleich mit angewiesen werden. Welchen auch Beygefügt, LVI. Accurate Post- und Bothen-Carten, von den vornehmsten Städten in Europa. Die VI. Ausfertigung

      Hamburg, Kißner 1724. 15 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band; (60 einschl. Frontispiz), 456; (12 einschl. Frontispiz), 528, (24) Seiten mit 2 gestochenen Frontispizes und 4 ausfaltbaren Kupferstichkarten, Titel rot und schwarz; Pergamentband der Zeit - Holzm. / Boh. Anonym III, 11756 - ADB 18, 147 (vgl.) - Griep / Luber 1446 (vgl.) - Seinerzeit beliebter und häufig aufgelegter Reiseführer von Europa, Neubearbeitung von "Das geöfnete Teutschland" aus dem Jahr 1700 (Griep / Luber zur 9. Auflage 1741). In der Vorrede erörtert der Autor die "Nohtwendigkeit und Nutzbarkeit der Reise" und am Schluß von Teil 1 "Bewährte Mittel, deren sich Passagiers auf Reisen in allerhand Zufällen und bey ereignender Unpäslichkeit sehr nützlich bedienen können". In der Art eines Baedeker werden Reiserouten und Sehenswürdigkeiten in Deutschland, Frankreich, England, Italien, Dänemark und Schweden beschrieben, verbunden mit detaillierten Postverbindungen, Entfernungstabellen, Gasthöfen, Preisen, etc. aufgeführt. Teil 2 enthält Tarife und Fahrpläne der 57 wichtigsten europäischen Poststationen, unter anderem: Amsterdam, Augsburg, Basel, Berlin, Braunschweig, Bremen, Breslau, Köln, Danzig, Dresden, Frankfurt, Güstrow, Halle, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig, Lübeck, München, Münster, Nürnberg, Paris, Riga, Stettin, Stralsund, Ulm, Zürich. Diesem Verzeichnis folgt eine Entfernungstabelle: "1764 Distances der vornehmsten Städte in Europa". Mit den Reisekarten von Deutschland (ca. 32 x 38 cm), Frankreich (ca. 22 x 30 cm), Italien (ca. 22 x 30 cm), Dänemark mit Südschweden und dem Baltikum (ca. 22 x 38 cm). Einband etwas fleckig, Teil 2 sowie 2 Karten am Rand stellenweise stockfleckig, in der Karte von Deutschland 2 Löcher (ca. 5 mm) unterlegt, im Innendeckel Besitzeintrag von 1801 -

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        THE LIFE OF CARDINAL WOLSEY

      Publisher, 1724. Hardcover. Very Good. 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. <br><br> Thomas Wosley was Cardinal during Henry VIII&#39;s reign. He had a great interest in architecture and founded King&#39;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&#39;s marriage to Catherine of Aragon, so that he could marry Anne Boleyn. <br> Please see our pictures. Ships daily.

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        PATRIMONIO SERAPHICO DE TIERRA SANTA, fundado por Christo nuestro Redentor con su preciosa Sangre, prometido por su Magestad à N.P.S. Francisco para sì, y para sus Hijos.

      Imprenta de la Causa de la V. M. Maria de Jesus de Agreda, Madrid 1724 - 29'5x20, bello frontis grabado por Palomino, 18h. (incluída portada), 689p, , 9h, texto a doble columna, texto bastante limpio, anotación antigua en la hoja de respeto sobre la pertenencia de la obra a dos religiosas del Convento de Sta. Clara de Sevilla. Pergamino de época. Buen ejemplar. Como curiosidad, cabe destacar que en la portada se dedica el libro a "La Catholica Magestad de El Rey Nuestro Señor D. Luis Primero". Coincidió la impresión de este libro en el cortísimo periodo del mandato del monarca, que no superó los 7 meses.

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        MOEURS DES SAUVAGES AMERIQUAINS, COMPAREES AUX MOEURS DES PREMIERS TEMPS

      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, spines gilt extra, leather labels. 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&#39;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. 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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        Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains, comparÈes aux moeurs des premiers temps

      Paris,: Saugrain and Hochereau, 1724.. Two volumes, quarto, with 42 engraved plates and a map; contemporary French calf, joints repaired. First edition: pioneering anthropology based on direct observations made by Lafitau over six years in Canada, particularly of the Iroquois people. Lafitau's study influenced, among others, Rousseau and Chateaubriand, and drew the vituperation of Voltaire.Lafitau, a Jesuit priest, spent the years 1712-1718 in Canada, at least part of the time living among the Iroquois. 'In his endeavour to prove American aborigines were of Tartar stock, he prepared an encyclopaedic work describing in great detail and accuracy their customs, religions, beliefs and social organisation' (TPL).The social scientists of the Enlightenment saw Lafitau's book as 'a convincing demonstration of the fact that contemporary American society could be regarded as a kind of living model... of human society in the 'first' or 'earliest' stage of its development. Lafitau, in other words, had in their view vindicated the hypothesis that in the beginning all the World was America...' (R.L. Meek, Social Science and the Ignoble Savage, 1976; p. 57).Sommervogel, IV, 1362; TPL, 158.

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        Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata

      Nuremberg, 1724. No Binding. Near Fine. 19 ¼ x 22 ¾ inches.. Fine original wash color; a crease, few faint stains, else excellent. An excellent, original-colored example of one of the few collectible maps of the Northeast of the early 18th century. This attractive work is an interesting blend of older, Dutch sources and more recent English ones. The map shows that as the number of English settlements increased in the area, Native American tribal names are notably less plentiful than on Dutch maps of the previous century. Nonetheless, the attractive cartouche shows a European bartering with an Indian for an animal pelt, one of the mainstays of the early New England economy. The cartouche also reveals what the European was offering for trade, including beads, a barrel (presumably filled with liquor), guns, hatchets, tools, and textiles. The cartography of Martha&#39;s Vineyard and Nantucket is still quite distorted, but the coast of Maine is well detailed. Curiously, the map shows a strait in Cape Cod connecting Cape Cod Bay and Nantucket Sound in the area of Eastham and Wellfleet. Historical accounts and early maps and charts indicate that there existed a water passage in this area from the mid-17th to the first part of the 18th century. New Jersey is divided into East and West Jersey on the map. McKorkle, B. New England in Early Printed Maps, Map 724.1.

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        Histoire du Concile de Pise: et de ce qui s&#39;est passé de plus mémorable depuis ce Concile jusqu&#39;au Concile de Constance. Enrichie de portraits

      Amsterdam: chez Pierre Humbert, 1724. First Edition. Full French calf. Fine. First Edition, two volumes in one. 4to; liii, 366; 327, [31]pp., plus 16 full-page copper-engraved plates, including a portrait of the author by J. Houbraken after A. Pesne, one of the Prussian queen, and 13 of the Council&#39;s participants. Separate title-pages in red and black, with superbly engraved vignette of the city of Pisa. Printed marginalia, bibliographical references and index. Includes also "Declaration de Charles VI, roi de France par laquelle le duc de Bourgogne est décláre ennemi de l&#39;Etat" (vol. 2, pp. 298-302). Bound in the original full French calf, the spine in seven compartments, richly gilt, divided by raised bands, with a red morocco lettering piece; all edges speckled red. Early armorial engraved bookplate of John Orlebar of the Middle Temple on verso of the title-page. Remarkably clean and fresh inside and out with dark, rich impressions of the plates: a truly exemplary wide-margined copy. OCLC Number: 23619971. Gibson&#39;s Library, p. 177. & &

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        Den koophandel van Amsterdam, naar alle gewesten des weerelds. Beataande in een verhandeling van de waaren en koopmanschappen (.) vergelykingen der munten, maten en gewigten (.) wisselbank, beurs en koorenbeurs (.) loon der maakelaars. 1e deel. Nu doorgaans in andere ordre gebragt, en seer veel vermeerdert.

      Amsterdam, Ratelband/Van Damme, 1724, - 4e druk. Small 8vo. (XVI)+742+(28) pp. With engr. frontisp., fold. table. Index. Hardcover. Contemp. calf, raised bands & red title label on spine. VG. (Spine a bit rubbed, spine ends sl. frayed; front endpaper gone). * A second volume of this edition was published in 1727. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historie du Concile de Pise, et de ce qui s'est passé de plus mémorable depuis ce Concile jusqu'au Concile de Constance

      chez Pierre Humbert,, A Amsterdam, 1724 - Due parti in un volume di cm. 25,5, pp. (8) liii (1), 366 + 1 c.b.; (4) 327 (29). Con 16 bellissime tavole fuori testo di ritratti tra cui quello dell'autore, bella veduta della città di Pisa ai frontespizi e testatine incise finemente in rame. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli e fregi in oro, tagli rossi. Esemplare in stato di inusuale freschezza. Opera di notevole interesse storico di Jacques Lenfant (1661-1728) che fu ministro protestante. Questi fu autore di numerose opere teologico-politiche dal taglio sovente polemico con connotazioni d'originalità dovute ad una non comune imparzialità di giudizio. Da sottolineare l'importanza del Concilio di Pisa: vi parteciparono infatti 22 cardinali, i 3 patriarchi orientali, 180 vescovi, 300 abati e oltre 280 teologi e legati d'ogni regno e principato. Sullo sfondo, ovviamente, la ricerca di una soluzione al dualismo relativo a papa ed anti-papa. In appendice viene riportata una dichiarazione di Carlo VI contro il Duca di Borgogna ed infine la conseguente giustificazione di questo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neu eröffnetes Amphitheatrum Turcicum, worinnen der kern Türckischer geschichten, von grundsetzung ihrer religion und reiches... biss auf die allerneueste und gegenwartige zeiten beschrieben... wird

      Erfurt: gedruckt und verlegt von Johann Michael Funcken, 1724. * Sabin 52,360; Lipperheid. 35; Colas 2187; JCB I.3.333; Palmer 364; not in Atabey, Blackmer.. Rare illustrated history of Turkey, featuring 41 charming woodcuts of costumed military, religious and artisanal figures. The wide-ranging history of the Ottoman Empire and its antecedents begins with the birth of the &#147;devil prophet Muhamed&#148; in the sixth century, and continues up until the date of the work&#146;s publication, 1724. The bulk of the book is devoted to the events of the 16th and 17th centuries, replete with profiles of rulers and generals, as well as grisly battle statistics carefully cross-referenced in other contemporary histories.The illustrations, which are interspersed every other page, are framed in floral woodcut borders. Not specifically linked to the chapters they illustrate, the costumed figures include the &#147;Turkish Kaiser&#148; Mustapha II (p. 9), a military leader bedecked with feathered wings (p. 13), Janissaries and foot soldiers. Religious figures, including a monk and a Vizier, alternate with important courtiers such as the royal sword bearer and the Kislar Agassi, prefect of the women of the Emperor, who during this period was a black eunuch (p. 85). There are also more prosaic figures, including a cook, coffee and candy sellers, and an anonymous old man in a winter cloak. Only one woman, a dancer, is depicted (p. 153). Perhaps aiming to underscore the cultural differences between Turkish society and his German audience, the artist depicts a boy aged 6 or 7 waiting for his coming-of-age circumcision ceremony, and also &#147;a Turk in love,&#148; so distraught at the appearance of his lover behind a window that he is shown in the midst of the bloody act of slitting his wrist. The Amphitheatrum was issued in five parts between 1722 and 1728, with volumes devoted to Europe, Africa, America, South Asia, and Turkey, each with separate title pages and pagination. Sets are very seldom found complete. The work, for which both the text and the woodcuts are unascribed, was reprinted in the late 1730s

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        The Religion of Nature Delineated

      Bernard Lintott, J. Osborn and J. Innys, London 1724 - A First Trade Edition of 'The Religion of Nature Delineated' by William Wollaston in Very Good condition published by Bernard Lintott, J. Osborn and J. Innys in 1724. Very Good: A generally tidy example. All notable faults: Moderate to heavy foxing in places, pencil annotations, manuscript section list on the reverse of the title page, 'William Wollaston" inscribed at the foot of a and page 278. ______ 6 more images available. ______ We will not request additional shipping for this book for orders within the UK, European Airmail and the Rest of the World by Surface. The Rest of the World by Airmail should be roughly an additional £7.13 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Iosephi Binghami, angli, ORIGINES SIVE ANTIQUITATES ECCLESIASTICAE ex lingua anglicana in latinam vertit Io. Henricus GRISCHOVIUS Halberstadiensis. Accedit praefatio Io Franc. BUDDEI.

      Sumptibus Orphanotrophei,, Halle in Sachsen, 1724 - Opera in tre tomi in un volume in 4° legato in pergamena con alette, titolo calligrafico al dorso, sguardie, frontespizi stampati a due colori, marca tipografica di seminatore incisa in rame, 48, 360, 18, 447, 20, 619 pp., 16 cc. d'indici. Importantissimo studio sull'origine della Chiesa in quanto istituzione composta d'uomini, sui primi difficilissimi passi, lo sviluppo del proselitismo, la nascita delle comunità, la suddivisione dei compiti, le varie dignità ecclesiali, diritti e doveri inerenti. Non solo il pedissequo racconto della crescita esponenziale e della diffusione ecumenica, ma l'approfondito studio della ricchissima e complessa vita della Comunione ecclesiale, il nascere delle diverse incombenze e dignità, lo studio delle varie anime insite e contenute nel sempre più grande agglomerato. Una fotografia davvero consapevole e completa della storia della Chiesa primordiale fino al medioevo, con notazioni davvero precise e difficili a trovarsi in altri trattati. Notevole la correttezza filologica e la praxis storica, la forza della narrazione e la sua chiarezza. Opera sicuramente fondamentale per la conoscenza della nascita, sviluppo e crescita della primitiva Chiesa. L'opera è in perfetto stato, davvero poche ed ininfluenti le eventuali mende d'uso che si volessero reperire. Fondamentale e rara a trovarsi.

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        HISTORIA TRIPARTITA

      - COMPRENDIDA COMPREHENDIDA EM TRES TRATADOS. NO PRIMEYRO Se decrevem as Vidas, & os gloriosos Triumphus dos Santos Martyres, Veríssimo, Máxima, & Júlia, suas Irmãas Padroeyros de Lisboa, & do Real Mosteyro de Santos. NO SEGUNDO Se dá noticia da vinda, & Prégaçaõ do Apostolo Santiago às Hespanhas, & do principio, & origem de sua esclarecida Ordem & de seus nobilíssimos Mestres até a sua separaçaõ, & eleyçaõ dos Mestres Portuguezes. NO TERCEYRO Se descrevem os principios do Real Convento de Santos, & a noticia de suas Illustres Comendadeyras, desde o Anno de 1212. atè os nossos tempos. QUE C. D. & O. Ao Sereníssimo & muito Augusto Senhor ElRey DOM JOAÕ O V. Mestre da mesma Illustrissima Ordem de Santiago. Fr. AGOSTINHO DE S. MARIA. Exvigario Géral da Congregaçaõ dos Agostinhos Descalços de Portugal, Natural da Villa de Estremoz. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, Na Officina de ANTONIO PEDROZO GALRAM. Anno de 1724. In 8.º de 20x15 cm. Com (xx) 609 (ii) pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele. Obra com interesse para a olisipografia e para a história da ordem militar de S. Tiago em Portugal. O autor publicou em dez volumes a famosa obra Santuário Mariano. Barbosa Machado I, 71. Pinto de Matos, 510. Inocêncio I, 18. "Fr. Agostinho de Santa Maria, chamado no Seculo Manuel Gomes Freire, natural da villa de Extremoz, n. a 28 de Agosto de 1642. Professou a regra dos agostinhos Descalços, e exerceu na ordem varios cargos, inclusivè os de Chronista, e Vigario Geral da sua congregação em Portugal. Morreu na provecta edade de 86 annos a 3 de Abril de 1728 no convento da Boahora de Lisboa. na bibl. nac. d'esta cidade existe um seu retrato de meio corpo. (v. Canaes, Estudos Biographico, pag. 256) foi laborioso e fecundissimo escriptor, como se vê das muitas obras que compoz e publicou, alem das que por sua morte ficaram ineditas, e provavelmente se extraviaram." [EN] Binding : contemporary full browned calf gilt to spine and label. Spine worn to top, cover edges bumped, calf missing to rear cover at the lower edge. Missing blank endpages. Contemporary signatures to title page. Good copy inside leaves are clean, sound and crispy. Work containing 3 books : FIRST the description of lives and martyrdom from the 3 founder saints of christianity in the actual territory of Portugal: Veríssimo, Maxima and Julia. SECOND preaching to the Apostle Santiago in Spain, & the beginning of the Order of Santiago & their most noble Masters until their separation from their Portuguese branch. THIRD describes the principles of the Royal Monastery of Santos and their abbesses from the year 1212 until 1724. An outstanding work of historical research to the origins of Lisbon connected to the history of the Military Order of St. Tiago in Portugal. Barbosa I, 71 Pinto de Matos, 510 and Inocêncio (I, 18): "Fray Agostinho de Santa Maria, whose name was Manuel Gomes Freire, was born in Estremoz, in 1642, became the official historian his congregation in Portugal. He was laborious and very fertile writer as we can see from the many works that published, besides those that remained unpublished at his death, and probably went astray.' Location/localizacao: 5-A1-D-18

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        The History of the Roman or Civil Law. Shewing Its Origin and

      1724. Ferriere, Claude Joseph de [c.1680-c.1748]. [Beaver, John (f.1724), Translator]. [Duck, Sir Arthur (1580-1648)]. The History of the Roman or Civil Law. Shewing Its Origin and Progress; How, and When the Several parts of It Were First Compil&#39;d; With Some Account of the Principal Writers and Commentators Thereupon; And the Method to be Observ&#39;d in Studying the Same. Written Originally in French. To Which is Added, Dr. Duck&#39;s Treatise on the Use and Authority of the Civil Law in England. London: Printed for D. Browne, 1724. [xii], iv, [2], 169, xxxviii pp. [Bound with] [Fleury, Claude (1640-1723), Attributed]. The History of the Origine of the French Laws, Translated from the French by J.B. Esq., With a Preface and Notes Shewing, the Analogy of the Laws of the Antient Gauls and Britons. London: Printed for D. Browne, 1724. [viii], vii, 105, 7 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, browning to a few leaves, internally clean. * Only English edition. Through the influence of Doctors&#39; Commons and the universities the civilians played an important role in the development of English law, especially in the fields of commercial, estate and admiralty law. Despite its value, study of the civil law had entered a moribund phase by the eighteenth century. Several student handbooks attempted to correct this deficiency, and Beaver&#39;s translation of Ferriere&#39;s Histoire du Droit Romain (1718) is among the best. Accompanied by Duck&#39;s learned essay that connects the civil law to the common law, the work is among the first in English to establish the confluence of these legal traditions. Ferriere was a well known French jurisconsult, dean of the Faculty of Law in Paris and the author of legal treatises and an important legal dictionary. Though bibliographically distinct, Beaver&#39;s translation of The History of the Origine of the French Laws is often bound into copies of this book. First published anonymously in 1703, it is usually attributed to Claude Fleury. (Some sources propose Ferriere or Gabriel Argou.) Ferriere: Sweet & Maxwell, A L

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        La Ville de Westmunster. La Ville de Londres. Prospectus Londinensis

      London: . (A Prospect of Westminster & A Prospect of the City of London). Mount size: 480 × 1020 mm each. Hand coloured print after the original of 1724. Fine condition. A very handsome pair of panoramas originally from the "Nouveau Théâtre de la Grand Bretagne", by Johannes Kip. Title banners are in French is held up by putti adorned with garlands and drapery. In the centre the putti hold shields with coats of arms. Restrikes from the original plates. One panorama displays London from St. Clement&#39;s Church through to The Tower of London, the other from approximately Westminster Abbey to St. Clement Danes Church. As a pair.

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        A Display of Heraldry

      London: R. and J. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin, and J. Walthoe and Tho. Ward,, 1724. The Sixth Edition. Improv&#39;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&#39;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 Scarce Tracts relating to the Office of Arms, taken from the Authentick Copies. And a Dictionary, explaining the several Terms used by Heralds, in English, Latin and French. With proper Tables to the Whole. 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. Illustrated with the Arms, Crests, Supporters, and Motto&#39;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. A sturdy volume, somewhat knocked at the corners and with rubbing to the raised bands, leaves cockled but clean. Very good condition. 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.

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        A Display of Heraldrie (Heraldry) - 6th ed

      Bonwicke et al London 1724. later edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 6th Edition 1724 (improved with additions). Folio. Scarce with all 17 engraved portrait plates, 46 engraved coats of arms and numerous woodcut coats of arms in text. & A few leaves with slight loss of text or minor repair to margins. A few gatherings towards end slightly browned. Three manuscript indexes loosely inserted. Contemporary panelled rough calf worn and with joints spilt but holding. Contemporary ownership name. Lovely collectible copy.

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        Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima Geographicice exhibita

      Nuremberg: Joh. Baptista Homann, [1724]. Copper-engraved map, full period colouring, wide margins. In excellent condition except for some small expertly repaired tears to the margins. 21 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches. An excellent copy of this fine map of New England by one of the greatest German 18th-century cartographers This very fine map, in magnificent full original colour, focuses on New England, but embraces the entire territory from Philadelphia in the south up to the St. Lawrence Valley in the north. It depicts the region as it was considered before the British government commissioned advanced surveys of the subject. The geographic portrayal of the coast of New England is quite detailed, and features extensive hydrological information of the coast. Curiously, however, Boston Harbor is shown to be dramatically larger than its actual appearance, and Cape Cod is shown to be an island. In the interior, Lake Champlain is depicted to be dramatically east of its true location, and New York&#39;s Lake Seneca is creatively shown to be a massive sea that drains into the Hudson Valley. To the north, the portrayal of New France is equally fanciful, as "Mont Royal" Island, the site of Montreal, takes on a massive, attenuated form immediately adjacent to Lake Ontario. True to Homann&#39;s artistic signature, the map features a finely-engraved cartouche in the lower right corner that depicts American scenes of commerce and nature. One of the most celebrated cartographers of his day, Johann Baptist Homann established the most successful German publishing house of the eighteenth century. His prolific business, which was inherited by his family after his death, dominated Germany&#39;s map market for over a century, and produced some of the finest maps and atlases of the age. He established himself in Nuremberg, and by 1715 was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. After Homann&#39;s death, the business was taken over by his son, Johann Christoph. From 1730, the firm was entrusted to committee of family members, the Homann Heirs, who published maps and atlases for the next two generations, maintaining the high standards set by Johann Baptist. Goss. The Mapping of North America 50; Manasek 73; McCorkle. New England in Early Printed Maps, 724.1; Portinaro & Knirsch. The Cartography of North America 1500-1800 plate 116; Sellers & Van Ee. Maps & Charts of North America & West Indies, 806.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA MILICE FRANCAISE, Et des changemens qui s&#39;y sont faits depuis l&#39;établissement de la monarchie françoise dans les Gaules, jusqu&#39;à la fin du regne de Louis le Grand

      Amsterdam, Aux dépens de la Compagnie. 1724.. 2 volumes, 1724, complete set, French text, second edition. 4to, approximately 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7½ inches, titles printed red and black with engraved vignette, 70 engraved plates (as required), a few head- and tailpieces and decorated initials, pages (32), 448; (16), 552, bound in contemporary calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, rebacked to style, raised bands, gilt rules and gilt lettered morocco label, original endpapers retained. Covers rubbed and scuffed, corners neatly repaired, endpapers browned at edges, some pages and plates lightly age-browned, occasional slight foxing, heavy in a couple of places, occasional neat ink marks in margins and neat underlining, some neat ink marginal notes, 2 small ink marks on plate 3, 1 just affecting the image, slight offsetting from some plates to text. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. The interesting plates show all kinds of weapons, soldiers of different arms, formations, sieges and other attacks, battle plans, fortifications, military ships. See Sotheby&#39;s Library of the Earl&#39;s of Macclesfield, Part 10, item 3432. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        A Critical Essay Concerning Marriage. Shewing, I. The Preference of

      1724. [Salmon, Thomas (1679-1767)]. A Critical Essay Concerning Marriage. Shewing, I. The Preference of Marriage to a Single Life. II. The Arguments For and Against a Plurality of Wives and Concubines. III. The Authority of Parents and Governors, in Regulating or Restraining Marriages. IV. The Power of Husbands, and the Privileges of Wives. V. The Nature of Divorce, and in What Cases It is Allowable. VI. The Reasons of Prohibiting Marriage Within Certain Degrees. VII The Manner of Contracting Espousals, and What Engagements and Promises of Marriage are Binding. VIII. The Penalties Incurred by Forcible and Clandestine Marriages, and the Consequences Attending Marriages Solemnized by Dissenters. 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. London: Printed for Charles Rivington, 1724. [xx], 310 [i.e. 343], [5] pp. Octavo (4-3/4" x 7-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed preserving early armorial bookplate (of William Frederick Webb) and annotated auction record of this copy on front free endpaper. Armorial bookplate (of George Wildman) to verso of title page. Early check marks in pencil to first chapter. Attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light soiling to title page, toning to text, negligible foxing to a few leaves. A nice copy that may have an interesting provenance. * First edition. Salmon was a prolific Scottish writer on legal, historical and geographical subjects. He spent many years abroad and later accompanied George Anson on his 1739-40 voyage around the world. His wide experiences as a traveler may have furnished the information used in the book&#39;s section on marriage rites, which discusses the practices of Denmark, Livonia, Lapland, Germany, Greece, Armenia, Turkey, Persia, India, Ceylon, Siam, China, Japan, Morocco, Guinea, Ethiopia, Chili, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, America, Mexico, Canada, Russia and Sweden. Whether he actually visited these places or not, Salmon&#39;s book remains a fascinating document of English social values, anthropological views and legal philosophy in the immediate decades after the Civil War and Restoration. This book was published a

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        De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni, Regis Macedonum

      Delphis et Lugduni Batavorum (Delft and Leiden): Adrianum Beman et Samuelem Luchtmans, 1724. [78], 824pp, [223]. Contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spine in seven panels, bands bordered with gilt roll, central lozenge to each compartment, manuscript title / author and date to spine, covers with gilt single fillet border and inner frame joined with mitres, with the arms of Nijmegen to the centre and fleurons to the corners. Vellum grubby, spine especially, chipped to rear outer joint, but holding well, with small amount of loss to seventh panel of spine, vellum is starting to lift from front board. Internally the front endpaper is beginning to lift, some occasional light foxing / browning, but generally quite bright and clean, tears to gutter of 5A2 and 5A3 (not affecting text). Additional engraved title, title in red and black, folding map and 15 engraved plates, attractive tailpieces. Harwood notes of this edition, "this is one of the most valuable editions of the Latin classics I have ever read. Snakenburg has approved himself in this work to be a very able and judicious critic. Few editors have illustrated their authors so well and manifested so accurate a knowledge of ancient manners and customs" (Harwood, Page 188). Variorum edition, with notes by Modius and Gronovius amongst others. Latin text. First Thus. Full Vellum. Good. 4to.

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        Oud en Nieuw Oost-IndiÎn, vervattende een Naaukeurige en Uitvoerige Verhandelinge van Nederlands Mogentheyd in die Gewesten

      Dordrecht and Amsterdam,: Joannes van Braam and Gerard onder de Linden, 1724-, 1726.. Five volumes, folio, with an engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved vignette on general title, engraved dedication leaf, folding engraved portrait of the author, and a magnificent series of some 367 various other images (comprising 24 engraved maps, most of them folding, 265 engraved plans, views, portraits and plates of plants, animals, costumes, etc., of which many are double-page and/or folding and 78 engravings in the text), eight folding printed tables; an excellent copy in contemporary Dutch mottled calf, spines ornately gilt in compartments between raised bands, double leather labels. The great encyclopedia of the Dutch East-Indies, 'a work of great importance and extreme detail', with a superb visual record of early voyages in the form of its extensive and splendid series of engraved illustrations. This scarce and important collection is only rarely found complete and in such good contemporary condition. It was compiled to provide an extensive and detailed geographical and historical description of the entire region in which the Dutch VOC or East India Company had a colonial interest or had established trading posts. Its compass thus includes, as well as the East Indies, parts of China and Japan and parts of the Near and Middle East. There is much on Australia, the Philippines, Ceylon and the Cape of Good Hope.With its 3500 pages of text it is altogether a remarkable resource for the history of seventeenth-century voyages in the region, and details of Dutch colonial, trading and exploratory activities. The extraordinary series of maps and illustrations offers an exceptionally important portrayal of the Far East and the East Indies.The publication of Valentijn's book reflects an intense interest in the "Southland" in the early eighteenth century. To satisfy this audience, Valentijn was able to publish extensive narratives of the expeditions of Abel Tasman (1642-1643) and Willem de Vlamingh (1696-97), and to produce a number of images from these expeditions - which are among the very few visual records of Australia and the South Pacific prior to the Cook voyages.Valentijn includes with the Tasman narrative a series of small charts adapted from the navigator's journals, along with a number of coastal profiles, which are the earliest views or plans of the Tasmanian and north Australian coasts, while the illustrations to the Vlamingh section include the famous view of the Swan River in Western Australia and the earliest depiction of the black swan. A general map of Tasman's voyages begins the section, with a fine depiction of the outline of the Australian continent established by him. There are also several New Zealand charts and views.Willem de Vlamingh's voyage to the west coast of Australia was the initiative of Nicholas Witsen, Burgomaster of Amsterdam and director of the VOC. The objective was not only scientific but directly linked to Dutch commercial activities. William Eisler and Bernard Smith point out (in Terra Australis: the Furthest Shore, AGNSW, 1988) that Witsen was an enthusiastic collector of paintings and artefacts, and insisted that a painter accompany the expedition to record the rarities found: "the only surviving drawings are the watercolour sketches of the Western Australian coast done by Victor Victorszoon... Witsen received from New Holland... some brambles of wood and a small chest containing shells collected on the beaches, fruits, plants etc.... No specimens of land animals were brought back to Holland. Several black swans were captured but died on the return voyage...". Valentijn also remarked on the "rare and beautiful shells from the beaches of the Southland to be found in the cabinets of Simon Schynvoet of Amsterdam...".Particular importance attaches to the fact that some considerable part of the mapping - including much of the Australian material - is based on original manuscript sources that have since been lost: FranÁois Valentijn (1666-1727) spent several years in the East Indies, and made much use of official archives and documents (many of which were destroyed at Batavia during the Second World War) in compiling his collection. In this context, the "Java" map alone is of special importance.For his important descriptions of the natural history of Amboina Valentijn made extensive use of - and thus preserved, since the manuscript has since been lost - the unpublished "Amboinsch Dierboek" by the famous Dutch naturalist Georg Eberhard Rumpf.Bastin-Brommer, n11-12 (incorrect plate count); Landwehr, 'VOC', 467; Mendelssohn, IV, 594; Nissen ZBI, 4213; Tiele, II, 1121.

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        Commentaire Litteral Sur Tous Les Livres De L&#39;Ancien et du Nouveau Testament

      26 - Paris - Emery, Saugrain and Pierre Martin, 1724 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Calmet&#39;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&#39;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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        [World maps, hemispherical maps on two sheets] Hemisphere Oriental Dressée en 1720 pour l&#39;usage particulier du Roy sur les Observations Astronomiques et Geographiques raportées la même année dans l&#39;Histoire et dans les memoires del&#39; Academie Rle. des Sciences [and] Hemisphere Occidental Dresse en 1720

      Paris: chez l&#39;Auteur le Sieur Delisle sur le Quay de l&#39;Horloge, 5 September 1724. Hand-coloured copper-engraved maps. Good condition but just shaved into plate area at upper and lower margins. 19 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches. A pair of hemispherical maps of the World, by De l&#39;Isle. Guillaume de l&#39;Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini&#39;s direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l&#39;Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. These maps exemplify the characteristics which led to De l&#39;Isle achieving his reputation as the outstanding cartographer of his age. He was very exacting about geographical information, and what wasn&#39;t known, for example the northwestern coast of North America, he left blank. He avoided to a remarkable extent common mistakes passed on from mapmaker to mapmaker, including the widely believed notion that California was an island. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive.

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        PARENTATOR. MEMOIRS OF REMARKABLES IN THE LIFE AND THE DEATH OF THE EVER-MEMORABLE DR. INCREASE MATHER. WHO EXPIRED, AUGUST 23, 1723

      Boston: Printed by B. Green, for Nathaniel Belknap, 1724.. [2],x,xiv,239,[5]pp. 12mo. Modern calf, spine gilt, 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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.

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