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        Vienna. Vien

      1725. Delineata sulla scia della più grande veduta di Jeremias Wolff, l'opera offre quaranta riferimenti topografici. Il Leopold, era un modesto incisore ed editore di Augsburg; la sua serie di vedute di città, da cui questa incisione è tratta, venne pubblicata con pochissima tiratura, rendendo quindi le opere particolarmente rare. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. In the wake of Jeremias Wolff's bigger view, this work presents many topographical references. Leopold was a modest engraver and publisher in Augsburg; the series of city views, from which this one is taken, has been published in a very limited circulation, which means these works are very rare. Copperplat, in excellent condition. Augsburg Augsburg 300 200

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        Das uber vier Malefitz-Personen ergangene Justitz-Rad/ als über I. Leopold Fixeln, II. Christoph Kranichfelden, III. Abraham Hoffmann, und IV. Anna Sophia Wanckin. Die alle viere allhier vor Berlin Anno 1725. d. 21. Febr. damit vom Leben zum Tode gebracht wurden, ist mit historischer Beschreibung ihrer an der Damm-Mühle bei Quielitz verübten Frevel-That in Kupfern und Drucke abgebildet.

      Berlin, Rüdiger (1725). - Titel in Rot. u. Schwarz, mit 4 Porträt-Kupfertafeln. 128 S. (r. 126 S., Pag. springt von S. 6 auf 9). Umschlag aus Herrnhuter-Papier. 4°. Huelke-Etzler 1966. - Mit den Portraits der wegen Raubmordes Verurteilten; es gibt wenige Exemplar, die auch ein Frontispiz haben. - Der Verfasser, Prediger zu St. Nicolai in Berlin, erzählt genüsslich die Folterung des Christoph Kranichfeld und sein Bekehrungswerk während dessen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Georgii Buchanani, Scoti, PoÃ?«tarum sui Seculi Facile Principus... Opera Omnia, Historica, Chronologica, Juridica...

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Apud Johannem Arnoldum Langerak, MDCCXXV [1725]. Hard Cover. Two quarto volumes: [136], 732, [96], [4], 116; [10], 770, [4] p., portrait frontispiece; 26 cm. Title continues: Politica, Satyrica & Poetica. Non modo in unum jam collecta, & ad optimorum codicum sidem summo studio recognita, & ab innumeris penemendis, quibus repurgata, sed & variis insuper notis aliisque utilissimis accessionibus illustrata & aucta, curante Thoma Ruddimanno, A.M. cum indicibus rerum memorabilium, et praefatione Petri Burmanni, in duos tomos distributa. Brunet 1:1368; the best early edition of the complete works of the Scottish historian and poet. Woodcut title-page vignette; head- and tail-pieces; initials. Contents: 1, Chiefly "Rerum Scoticarum historia" and "De jure regni apud Scotus"; 2, Poetry, incl. Buchanan's paraphrase of the Psalms, tragedies, prose, and Buchanan's edition of "Rudimenta grammatices Thomae Linacri". The editor was Thomas Ruddiman, 1674-1757, and the commentary is by Pieter Burman, 1668-1741. This is a very good copy, rebound in full leather with gilt spine. Stock#OB518.

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        Schottländische Briefe, oder merkwürdige Nachrichten von Schottland, und besonders von dem Schottischen Hochlande, und den Sitten, Gewohnheiten und der Lebensart der Hochländer oder Bergschotten. Nebst einer Beschreibung der neuen in den Schottländischen Gebirgen angelegten Heerstrasse. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Eobald Toze. Erster und zweyter Theil[ in 2 Bänden]

      7 Bl., 240 S., 2: 1 Bl., 252 S. Frontispiz: Plan der Stadt Inverness und 8 Kupfertafeln: 2 Abb. Schloß zu Inverneß / 2 Abb. Waschfrauen / Trachten / 3 Abb. Pferdekarren / Fischerfrauen tragen die Fischer übers Wasser / Siedlung mit Blackhouses, Hochlandrind und Reiter auf schottischem Wildpferd /schottische Kleidung / Handmühle(Quarn). 8, Ledereinband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückenschild. ( kleiner Namensstempel und private Widmung auf Vorsätzen, Einband und Kanten geringfügig berieben, oberes Kapital des 1. Bandes 1 cm eingerissen, insgesamt guter Zustand) [Deutsche Erstausgabe.Burts "Letters From a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to his Friend in London", wurden 1725-1726 verfaßt und erst 1754 in London gedruckt. "Among descriptions of Scotland, this account is a classic [...] Making his headquarters at Inverness, of which he gives an ample description, [Burt] had occasion to travel over many parts of the Highlands whose poverty-stricken condition outweighs the romantic glamor cast over the region [...] His bias as an Englishman constantly shows itself, but it is an objective appreciation after all that he offers us" (Cox).] -Fis1- Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage.

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        Voyages, Faits à Surate, & en d'autres lieux de l'Asie & de l'Afrique. Tome I - II.

      Paris: E. Ganeau, 1725 First French edition. 2 volumes. Small 8vo (15,5 x 9 cm). xxiv, 323, (1); vi, 315, (3) pp. Contemporary uniform calf with gilt spine and morocco letterpiece. Illustrated with 2 identical woodcut printer's vignettes. Good antiquarian condition. Bindings sl. rubbed. Upper joint first volume weakened but still holding. Some old annotations on title page. Overall a well-bound and well-kept set. First French edition of Ovington's Ovington's mission for the East India Company to India and his experiences in Bombay and Surat. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Atronomische Tabellen. Mit einer neuen, ausführlichen und deutlichen Beschreibung, vor alle Astronomische Rechnungen Absonderlich aber, Wie die Mond- und Sonnen-Finsternisse, auf eine leichte geometrische Art berechnet: und wie nach Keppleri Methode, die Sonnen-Finsternisse, als Erd-Finsternisse, vorgestellet werden.. In deutscher Sprache hrsg. v. J. A. Klimm. 2. A.

      6 Bll, 43, 243 S. Mit 16 gef. Kupfertafeln. Lederband der Zeit Poggendorff I, 1347. Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1725. Philippe de la Hire (1640-1718) war Professor der Mathematik am College roayle de France und Mitglied der Akademie der Wiss. in Paris. - Einband berieben und bestoßen. Vorderes Gelenk unfachmännisch verstärkt. Die ersten 10 Seiten mit Papierläsur am oberen Falz. Fast durchgehender Braunfleck am Rand.

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        Gesamtansicht, "Regius Mons. - Königsberg".

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Christian Leopold n. F.B. Werner, um 1725, 19,5 x 28,5 Jäger/Schreiner, das alte Königsberg, Nr. 30 und Abb.; Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 158 ff. ( = Stadtansichten aus dem Verlag Leopold, Nr. 88) - Hier vorliegend aus der 1. Auflage. - Im Himmel Spruchband mit Titel, rechts und links davon 2 Putti mit 28 Erklärugen). Unter der Ansicht Stadtbeschreibung in lat. u. deutscher Sprache, mittig das Stadtwappen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres ancient et modernes avec la vie des architects, 6 vols., Trevoux, 1725, 12

      Unified contemporary half-leather bindings of the XVIIIth Century with leather-edges patterned paper-boards, ornamental gilded furbelows, black-labels with gilded letterings & labels with a number of the volume on the spine. Pagination: Vol.: [3], 364 pp., [11] [3], 384 pp., [8] [3], 537 pp., [7] [3], 467 pp., [5] [3], 466 pp., cxvii, [3] lashed to this vol.: Traite de la Miniature. Dedie a Madame Perrot, de l'Academie Roiale, 1725 [3], 283 pp., [17] Typographical ornamentation & copper-attachments: Title-vignette in the each vol., many vignettes in the text & initials. Collated Attachments: vol.1) - whole-paged copper-engraving in the frontispiece vol.3) - 4 whole-paged copper-engravings on the extra-plates vol.6) - a.) 3 whole-paged copper-engravings on the extra-plates/floor-projection b.) 5 folded copper-engravings, floor projectionsBindings slightly scratched, vol.: 4., 5. & 6. slightly enabled. Pages minutely foxed & browned. Old signatures with pen & pencil. Nice condition, very rare edition. * Further images available for request.

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        THE GENERAL HISTORY OF THE VAST CONTINENT and ISLANDS OF AMERICA, Commonly call'd The West-Indies, from The First Discovery thereof: With the Best Accounts the People could give of their Antiquities.

      London, printed for Jer. Batley, 1725. Collected from the Original Relations sent to the Kings of Spain. By Antonio de Herrera, Historiographer to His Catholick Majesty. Translated into English by Capt. John Stevens. Illustrated with Cutts and Maps. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1725-1726, 6 volumes, complete set, Volumes I - III 1725, Volumes IV - VI 1726, 8vos, approximately 195 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, titles printed red and black, 20 plates including portraits of Columbus and of Cortes, 1 plate with five portraits, 5 folding maps and 12 folding plates, LACKING FOLDING MAP IN VOLUME I, now replaced with another very similar 18th century folding map from another work, 2 extra folding maps of North and South America, not called for, pictorial head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: (8), 379, (1); (2), 436; (2), 418; (2), 422, (2); (2), 430, (2); (2), 408, (32) - index and 2 pages of adverts, bound in original speckled calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands, gilt rules, gilt lettered red morocco labels and gilt volume number. Bindings slightly worn, lightly rubbed and slightly marked, some corners slightly worn and showing cardboard at tips, hinges just starting to crack at head and tail on Volume III, tiny wormhole on upper hinge of Volume VI, front inner paper hinges cracked, early ink name on some pastedowns, pale name at top of title page in Volume II, small closed tear from margin edge into text on 2 pages, neatly repaired with no loss, a little pale damp staining to upper margins of last 10 leaves in Volume III, 1 folding map lightly browned, large closed tear to 1 large folding map of South America, neatly repaired on reverse with loss of 1 or 2 letters, 1 folding plate with slight vertical misfold, folding frontispiece in Volume VI wormed in lower margin with neat old repair on reverse, small patch of worming to lower inner corner of title page and lower blank outer corner of pages 145-152 in same volume wormed with small hole, repaired neatly. A very good clean tight set. An important account of the early Spanish conquest of the New World, originally published in Madrid in 1601-15. The author relied on many primary sources which are no longer available. ESTC N1037; Hill, Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 143; Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, Rare Books on Brazil from 1504 to 1900, Volume I page 399; Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 31557. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Hundert acht und dreyssig neuentdeckte und vollkommen bewährte Geheimnüsse. Oder allerhand magische / spagyrische / sympathetische und antipathische Kunst-Stücke, Derer eines allein den Besitzer viel Geld gekostet hat. Bey dieser neuen Auflage wiederum mit sehr vielen andern Geheimnissen und einem vollständigen Register vermehret, auch durchgehends verbessert. [Dritte Ausg.]

      5 Bll., 164 S., 4 Bll. (Register), mit gest. Frontispiz u. 2 Schmuckvignetten, Titel in Schwarz u. Rot, Kl.-8, Halbpergament d. Zt. Ackermann V/806 (zur Ausg.1725): "Sehr selten!" - Sammlung von Rezepten, die erstmals 1717 erschien. U.a. über: Magische Cur wider allerhand angezauberte Kranckheiten Ein Amuletum wider die einem nachstellende Zauberer u. Hexen Hexen zu vertreiben, die bey Nacht in einem Zimmer mit Spinnen, Rumoren oder sonst Ungelegenheiten machen Die Nacht-Truten von dem Bette abzuhalten Von einem magischen Schatz ziehen Ein Astralisches redendes Bild zu machen Wie man magischer Weise den unschätzbaren Schlangen-Stein, wie auch ihre Cronen bekommen kan Von der Clavicula Salomonis Von Beschwöhrung des Ertz-Engels Uriels Von denen magischen Spiegeln. - Einband fleckig, bestossen u. sehr beschabt Wurmgang in den ersten vier Blatt mit Buchstabenverlust fast durchgängig etwas fleckig tlw. mit Knickspuren an den Ecken, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        THE GENERAL HISTORY OF THE VAST CONTINENT and ISLANDS OF AMERICA, Commonly call’d The West-Indies, from The First Discovery thereof: With the Best Accounts the People could give of their Antiquities.

      London, printed for Jer. Batley, 1725.. Collected from the Original Relations sent to the Kings of Spain. By Antonio de Herrera, Historiographer to His Catholick Majesty. Translated into English by Capt. John Stevens. Illustrated with Cutts and Maps. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1725-1726, 6 volumes, complete set, Volumes I - III 1725, Volumes IV - VI 1726, 8vos, approximately 195 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, titles printed red and black, 20 plates including portraits of Columbus and of Cortes, 1 plate with five portraits, 5 folding maps and 12 folding plates, LACKING FOLDING MAP IN VOLUME I, now replaced with another very similar 18th century folding map from another work, 2 extra folding maps of North and South America, not called for, pictorial head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: (8), 379, (1); (2), 436; (2), 418; (2), 422, (2); (2), 430, (2); (2), 408, (32) - index and 2 pages of adverts, bound in original speckled calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands, gilt rules, gilt lettered red morocco labels and gilt volume number. Bindings slightly worn, lightly rubbed and slightly marked, some corners slightly worn and showing cardboard at tips, hinges just starting to crack at head and tail on Volume III, tiny wormhole on upper hinge of Volume VI, front inner paper hinges cracked, early ink name on some pastedowns, pale name at top of title page in Volume II, small closed tear from margin edge into text on 2 pages, neatly repaired with no loss, a little pale damp staining to upper margins of last 10 leaves in Volume III, 1 folding map lightly browned, large closed tear to 1 large folding map of South America, neatly repaired on reverse with loss of 1 or 2 letters, 1 folding plate with slight vertical misfold, folding frontispiece in Volume VI wormed in lower margin with neat old repair on reverse, small patch of worming to lower inner corner of title page and lower blank outer corner of pages 145-152 in same volume wormed with small hole, repaired neatly. A very good clean tight set. An important account of the early Spanish conquest of the New World, originally published in Madrid in 1601-15. The author relied on many primary sources which are no longer available. ESTC N1037; Hill, Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 143; Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, Rare Books on Brazil from 1504 to 1900, Volume I page 399; Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 31557. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. Joh. Chr. Homann bei J.B. Homann, "Tabula Geographica Europae Austriacae Generalis sive Regionum Terrarumque Omnium et Singularum Augustissimae Domui Austricae Hereditaruium exacta Delineatio designata et edita a Joh. Christophoro Homanno M.D.".

      - altkol., 1725, 48,5 x 56 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p. 93 (Nr. 9). Austria Picta 22.1 "die erste und für mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert einzige gedruckte Karte der gesamten österreichischen Erblande" (p. 76); "Die üppige hochbarocke dekorative Ausgestaltung ist ganz auf das Haus Habsburg und die von ihm beherrschten Länder ausgerichtet: Links umranken die Porträts der habsburgischen Kaiser und Könige von Rudolf I. bis Joseph I. stammbaumartig eine Säule, die von der Büste des damals regierenden Kaisers gekrönt wird; rechts unten befindet sich der mit Allegorien ausgeschmückte Kartentitel, darüber die von Wappen der Erbländer eingefaßte Widmung an Karl VI." (p. 321) Johann Chr. Homann übernahm den Verlag nach dem Tod seines berühmteren Vaters Johann Baptist Homann. Er hat in den wenigen Jahren seiner Geschäftstätigkeit (er starb nur 6 Jahre nach seinem Vater) nur wenige Karten eigenständig erstellt, diese ist eine von -laut Sandler - 19 seiner eigenen Karten; zeigt die größte jemals erreichte Ausdehnung der Habsburgermonarchie, von Sizilien bis an die Oder, vom Ärmelkanal bis in die Walachei; alte Faltung geglättet, mit kolorierten Gebietswappen, mehrere Läsuren im Bereich der Mittelfalz und den Rändern professionell restauriert, selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Comentarios de la Guerra de España, desde el principio del Reynado del Rey Philippe Quinto, hasta la Paz General.

      [Genova, i.e. Sevilla, por Matheo Garvizza, 1725]. - Folio; 483 pp. Ejemplar falto de portada y 3 hojas preliminares. Primera edición real. Encuadernación de época en pergamino a la romana. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Goa. Goa

      1725. Delineata sulla scia della più grande veduta di Jeremias Wolff, l'opera offre quaranta riferimenti topografici. Il Leopold, era un modesto incisore ed editore di Augsburg; la sua serie di vedute di città, da cui questa incisione è tratta, venne pubblicata con pochissima tiratura, rendendo quindi le opere particolarmente rare. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. In the wake of Jeremias Wolff's bigger view, this work presents many topographical references. Leopold was a modest engraver and publisher in Augsburg; the series of city views, from which this one is taken, has been published in a very limited circulation, which means these works are very rare. Copperplat, in excellent condition. Augsburg Augsburg 300 200

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        Gesamtansicht aus Vogelschau, "Alba Pompeia sub ditione Reg. Cels in Ducato Montisferrati".

      - Kupferstich n. Blaeu aus Alberts, Nouveau theatre du Piemont et de la Savoye, 1725, 50,5 x 59 Fauser 154. - Prachtvolle Vogelschauansicht nach Blaeu. Die Adresse von Blaeu wurde gelöscht. - Unten links und unten rechts Erklärungen zum Plan.

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        Ignoramus: or The English Lawyer; a Comedy As it is acted at the Theatre in Dublin.

      FIRST DUBLIN EDITION. 1 vol., 6-1/8" x 3-5/8", (ii)67pp., extracted, closed tear near gutter of title-page and last leaf, no foxing.

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        Remerciements à des voeux de fin d'année.

      Lettre autographe signée CATHERINE, datée Chambord 17 janvier 1725.In-folio plié, au filigrane du cavalier, 1 page in-8° manuscrite. Epouse de Stanislas Leczinski auquel LOUIS XIV donna le château de Chambord comme résidence. A certaine période de l'année, ils séjournaient au château de Ménars. Mère de MARIE LECZINSKA épouse de Louis XV.

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        An Inquiry into the Original of our Ideas of Beauty and virtue; in Two Treatises, in which the Principles of the late Earl of Shaftsbury are explain'd and defended, against the Author of the 'Fable of the Bees' and the Ideas of Moral Good and Evil are establish'd according to the Sentiments of the antient Moralists. With an Attempt to introduce a Mathematical Calculation in Subjects of Morality

      London: J. Darby for Wil. and John Smith, 1725. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1725, First Edition. Hardcover, short 8vo. in recent buckram with leather title label. Ex-library, with institutional bookplate on the front pastedown and stamp on the title page verso and the library's withdrawn stamp beneath both the bookplate and stamp. xi, (3), 276 pp. Lacks any original blanks or half-title. Title page silked and rehinged. Old reader's ink annotations to the margins of less than 15 pages. Contents otherwise quite bright and bold. Rare first edition of Hutcheson's first work. Widely known as the 'father' of the Scottish Enlightenment, Hutcheson (1694-1746) here offers his opinions on aesthetics and morality, and his theory of 'disinterested love.' The last copy to appear at auction fetched $2800 at Swann in 2002.

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        Le Maître à Danser. Qui enseigne la maniere de faire tous les differens pas de Danse dans toute la régularité de l'Art, & de conduire les Bras à chaque pas

      Engraved frontis. & 59 finely engraved plates (four are folding). xxiv, 271, [1] pp. 8vo, cont. polished calf (very well rebacked to match, a few signatures slightly browned), double gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: J. Villette, 1725. First edition of "the most authoritative exposition of the early 18th-century French style of dancing, a style which was performed throughout Europe because of its elegance and refinement. The book was read and approved by Louis Pécour, dancing-master for the Paris Opéra, and may thus be taken to represent the central French practice of its day. It gives a clear and detailed account of such matters as the correct way to stand, move and ask a lady to dance, etiquette at court balls and the movements and steps of dances, as well as a complete description of the minuet. It is directed primarily towards the needs of social dancing, and does not discuss virtuoso practices peculiar to ballet. The book, which was several times reprinted, contains many excellent drawings which clarify the verbal descriptions."-New Grove, Vol. 15, p. 573. The largest of the folding plates depicts the grand ball of the King. This plate is frequently missing. Rameau (fl. early 18th century), was dancing-master to Elizabeth Farnese (1692-1766), who became Queen of Spain on her marriage to Philip V in 1714. Fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Det Danske Bibliotek Eller Fortegnelse paa Alle de Danske Skrifter, som ere trykte baade inden og uden Lands, fra det første Bogtrykkerier kom i stand i Dannemark, indtil sidst i forige Seculo, hvilcke alle findes samlede i det Danske Bibliotek Som dend...Frøk. Karen Brahe...Patronesse for det Adelige Jomfrue-Kloster i Othense..

      8 p.l., 193 pp. Small 4to, cont. sheep-backed patterned paper over thin wooden boards (three corners a little rounded, slight browning due to the quality of the paper). Copenhagen: P.J. Phoenixberg, 1725. First edition of the very rare catalogue of the private library commenced by Anne Gøye (1601-81). Upon her death, the collection was passed on to her daughter-in-law Karen Brahe (1657-1736) who continued to make additions. The collection - one of the greatest of the early Danish private libraries - remains intact in the Landesarchiv at Odense and contains many unique Danish imprints and other rarities. The present catalogue describes about 2000 titles. For full accounts of the history of the formation of this library see Victor Madsen, "Karen Brahes Bibliotek i Odense" in Nordisk Tidskrift för Bok- och Bibliotheksräsen, 6 (1919), (Isak Collijn, ed.), pp. 171-85 and Nielsen, Danske Privatbiblioteker, I (1946), pp. 96-123. Very good copy, preserved in a box. Two bookplates including one of Dorin Larsen. ? Callmer & Nielsen, eds., Bibliotheken der Nordischen Länder in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart, p. 5.

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        Bibliothecae Bridgesianae Catalogus: or, a Catalogue of the Entire Library of John Bridges, Late of Lincolns-Inn, Esq; Consisting of Above 4000 Books and Manuscripts in all Languages and Faculties; particularly in Classics and History; and especially the History and Antiquities of Great-Britain and Ireland

      which will begin to be sold by Auction on Monday the seventh Day of February 1725/6, at his Chambers in Lincolns-Inn, No 6. Engraved allegorical frontis (slightly cropped at outer margin). 3 p.l. (incl. frontis.), 199 pp. 8vo, attractive blue morocco-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt. London: Printed by J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1725/26. The English issue of the sale catalogue of the library of John Bridges (1666-1724), historian of Northamptonshire. Bridges left his fine library to his two brothers, who prepared an inventory catalogue in 1725 for sale. Their efforts were apparently fruitless as the books were sent to auction before the year was out. There are two issues of the present auction catalogue: the English issue with the title in English and a frontispiece, and a second issue with two title-pages, one in Latin and another in French. The continental issue was prepared in order to attract bids from dealers and collectors from Europe. It is generally not recognized that attempts were made by English auctioneers in the early 18th century to generate business from the Continent. Dibdin called Bridges "a notorious book-collector." The library contained over 4000 books and MSS. It was notably rich in the history and antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland. There was a scandal surrounding the sale as Bridges's two brothers were quite obviously bidding up the books. Humphrey Wanley, who was a buyer at the sale for Robert Harley's library, described the sale as "very knavish." A very good and crisp copy. ? D.N.B., II, pp. 1229-30-"the catalogue of his library was long retained as valuable by curious collectors." Fletcher, English Book Collectors, pp. 156-58. See Pollard & Ehrman, p. 212, Table XXV, & no. 222 for the inventory catalogue of earlier in the same year. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 193 & 206.

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        Comentarios de la Guerra de España, desde el principio del Reynado del Rey Philippe Quinto, hasta la Paz General.

      1725. [Genova, i.e. Sevilla, por Matheo Garvizza, 1725]. Folio; 483 pp. Ejemplar falto de portada y 3 hojas preliminares. Primera edición real. Encuadernación de época en pergamino a la romana.

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        Paesaggio con due penitenti

      1725. Acquaforte, circa 1725, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare nel primo stato di due, avanti l'aggiunta del numero in alto a sinistra. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con la tipica filigrana delle "tre lune", con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Le acquaforti di Marco Ricci sono pubblicate nel 1730 da Carlo Orsolini nella celebre raccolta Varia Marci Ricci Pictoris praestantissimi experimenta ab ipsomet auctore inventa. La raccolta comprende il frontespizio disegnato dal Visentini, il ritratto del Ricci inciso da Faldoni e 20 paesaggi monogrammati in lastra dall'autore. Etching, 1725 circa, signed at lower right. Example in the first state of two, before the number on upper left was added. Amazing example, printed on contemporary laid paper with the typical "three moons" watermark, thin margins, in perfect condition. Marco Ricci's etchings have been published in 1730 by Carlo Orsolini in the famous collection Varia Marci Ricci Pictoris praestantissimi experimenta ab ipsomet auctore inventa, which includes also the front page realized by Visentini, the portrait of Ricci engraved by Faldoni and 20 landscapes signed with monogram on plate by the author. Bartsch 18; Succi pp. 328/343, 430. Dimensioni 358x253.

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        Comentarios de la Guerra de España, desde el principio del Reynado del Rey Philippe Quinto, hasta la Paz General.

      [Genova, i.e. Sevilla, por Matheo Garvizza, 1725]. Folio; 483 pp. Ejemplar falto de portada y 3 hojas preliminares. Primera edición real. Encuadernación de época en pergamino a la romana.

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        Bibliotheca Duboisiana. Ou Catalogue de la Bibliotheque de feu son Eminence Monseigneur le Cardinal Du Bois; Recueillie ci devant par Monsieur l'Abbe Bignon

      La vente publique se fera le 27. Aoust 1725. par Jean Swart, et Pierre de Hondt. Four vols. 8vo, cont. vellum over boards (covers of Vol. I lightly stained, spines dust-soiled, lightly foxed throughout as usual). The Hague: J. Swart & P. de Hondt, 1725. With its almost 30,000 lots this was the largest sale ever held in any country up to 1725, a record not broken until the Thott sale (Copenhagen: 1789-1795) and the Heber sales of the 1830s. The Du Bois sale lasted for nearly two months. This extraordinary library was the creation of the Abbé Jean-Paul Bignon (1662-1743), who was for many years secretary of the Académie des Sciences. When, in 1718, he was appointed Bibliothécaire du Roi, a position he occupied until 1741, he sold his library of approximately 50,000 volumes in order to avoid a conflict of interest. The buyer was the financier John Law (1671-1729), of "Mississippi Bubble" fame. Financial reversals caused Law to almost immediately resell the library for 50,000 livres to Cardinal Du Bois (1656-1723), the immensely rich but ill-famed first minister during the minority and under the reign of Louis XV (his misdeeds may have been exaggerated by the Duc de Saint-Simon, who hated him). Guigard and others state that Law's sale of the library took place in 1723, but it cannot have been later than December 1720, when Law secretly left France after the Mississippi Bubble had burst. Following Du Bois's death, the library was sold for 65,000 livres to "the booksellers of Paris" who immediately sold it to one "Guiton," who, in turn, sent it to The Hague for auction. This library contained many famous rarities, including editiones principes of Aristophanes, Homer, and Pliny, incunabula printed on vellum, Spanish romances of chivalry, and illuminated manuscripts. Many of the finest books and manuscripts were acquired by a collector named Milsoneau. The Marquis de Paulmy acquired them from Milsoneau and today they are the foundation of the library of the Arsenal. Fine set and priced throughout. ? Guigard, I, pp. 238-39 & 270-71. Peignot, p. 96. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 18, 102, 108, 113, 129, 207, 228, & 239.

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        Bibliotheca Fayana, seu Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae de Cisternay Du Fay

      digestus & descriptus a Gabriele Martin…cum Indice Auctorum alphabetico. Engraved frontis. port. of the collector & an engraved vignette on title. 6 p.l. (incl. port.), xxii, 450, 107*, [1] pp., [27] leaves of index. 8vo, cont. mottled calf (corners a bit worn), spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. Martin, 1725. One of the finest French 18th-century collections; the sale catalogue of the library of Du Fay (1662-1723), is considered to be the best of those compiled by Gabriel Martin, who made Paris the international center for the sale of rare books by auction. Du Fay, after losing his leg in the bombardment of Brussels in 1695, devoted the rest of his life to collecting rare books and manuscripts. Buying from all the leading dealers in Europe, he formed a superb museum of literary rarities. Du Fay was advised by his friend and notable book collector Michel Brochard, professor at the Collège Mazarin, who was the author of the notice in Latin preceding the catalogue. Du Fay became an outstanding connoisseur, a friend of eminent savants and authors, including Fontenelle, and was in contact with the best booksellers of Europe. Many of his books ultimately found their way to Count d'Hoym. Priced throughout in a contemporary hand. 4414 lots, including early MSS. and bindings. Very nice copy with the rare portrait. From the library of Jean Viardot. ? Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 451. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions…1643-1830, 22. Peignot, p. 96-"Catalogue bien fait d'une bibliothèque riche et bien composée." Pollard & Ehrman no. 269. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 207, 226, & 239.

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        ARCADIA, MODERNIZED BY MRS STANLEY.

      FIRST Mrs STANLEY EDITION. Folio. xii,511pp. Lovely tall, wide margined copy (16 x 10.4 inches). Title page vignette and head and tail pieces engraved by Gribelin. A very good copy in contemporary full calf binding with blind tooled decorative border on boards. Spine with raised bands, the compartments decorated in gilt. Brown label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Expertly re-backed with original spine laid down. Hinges strengthened. Formerly in the Library, at Clandon Park in Surrey, of William Hillier, 4th Earl of Onslow and with his book plate on rear paste down endpaper (The subscribers list includes Lady Onslow) and a bookplate on front paste down stating--Bought at the sale of the Clandon Library. Lot 759. 0 pounds-2 shillings-0 pence.-- A very good attractive copy.

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        Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instruments de mathématiques. Troisième édition revue, corrigée et augmentée.

      Paris, Brunet, Ganneau, Robustel, Osmont, 1725, 1725 In-4, 4 ff., 431-(9) pp., frontispice, 37 planches dépliantes. Reliure plein veau fauve époque, dos à nerfs orné de filets et fleurons, pièce de titre, double filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées.(coiffes restaurées, quelques frottis). Bel exemplaire. Frontispice gravé par Scotin, 1 vignette en bandeau de Scotin, 37 belles planches dépliantes représentant de très nombreux instruments de mathématiques, de physique, de géodésie, d'hydraulique, de navigation, d'optique, etc. L'ouvrage offre des descriptions très précises et complètes des instruments scientifiques de l'époque. Troisième et meilleure édition de l'ouvrage le plus exhaustif sur le sujet d'après Ploak. Nicolas Bion (1652-1733), ingénieur du roi Louis XIV pour les instruments de mathématiques, fut au XVIIIe siècle le principal constructeur parisien d'instruments scientifiques, sa réputation fut égale à celle des Musschenbroek en Hollande. Daumas 109-110. Russo 62. Polak 842.

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        Celeberrima urbs Venetiae.

      1725 ca.. Incisione in rame in due lastre unite, mm 418x1032. Tratta da "Thesaurus Antiquitatum et Historiarum Italiae".Scenografica rappresentazione prospettica della città e delle isole maggiori arricchita da un cartiglio allegorico, dalla rosa dei venti e numerose imbarcazioni. Una fra le più belle e ricercate vedute di grande formato della città.Ottimo esemplare con lieve uniforme ossidazione della carta, pieghe editoriali.Moretto, Venetia. Le immagini della Repubblica, 145; Cassini, 70.

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        COMPLEAT HISTORY OF DRUGGS, TO WHICH IS ADDED, WHAT IS FURTHER

      1725 - POMET, Pierre. A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF DRUGGS, WRITTEN IN FRENCH BY MONSIEUR POMET, CHIEF DRUGGIST TO THE LATE FRENCH KING LEWIS XIV. TO WHICH IS ADDED, WHAT IS FURTHER OBSERVABLE ON THE SAME SUBJECT, FROM MESS. LEMERY AND TOURNEFORT, DIVIDED INTO THREE CLASSES, VEGETABLE, ANIMAL AND MINERAL; WITH THEIR USE IN PHYSICK, CHYMISTRY, PHARMACY, AND SEVERAL OTHER ARTS. Second edition. London: R. and J. Bonwicke, R. Wilkin, John Walthoe and Tho. Ward, 1725. [22], 419, [8] pp. + 81 (of 86) pp. plates. Title page continued: "Illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts, curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know the true from the false; their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into English from the originals." 4to., worn calf stamped in blind, with raised bands, leather on rear cover chipped. Ex- library with usual markings. Hinges cracked, ink stamps on front pastedown and title page. Title page printed in red and black. Wonderful copperplate engravings, flora and fauna relating to pharmaceutical use, especially of animals and artifacts - mummies, pyramids, unicorns, whales, shellfish, ruminants, sea skinks, birds, snakes etc. No illustrations of minerals. Dedication is to the "Truly ingenious and learned Dr. Sloane", physician to the Queen, followed by the Preface and "An account of the names of the Authors quoted in this work". Index at rear. Wellcome, Vol. IV, p. 412. Pomet was self-educated in medicinal plants and in Paris was a merchant of pharmaceutical and medicinal products, highly regarded. Included in plants are bark, wood, gum/resin, leaves, flowers, fruits, trees. No plate list; plates are numbered but sometimes number is bound into gutter or trimmed at top edge. Plate (74 in sequence, facing p. 281, plate number cut off at fore-edge), silkworm cultivation, is repaired, chipped 3" x 2" at top left. A few text pages have foxing or small holes, only slight loss of text, and one plate facing p. 193 has ink signature on recto ("John Partridge" - not the astronomer, who died ca. 1715) slightly visible on printed verso. As is.

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        SOL NASCIDO NO OCCIDENTE,

      - E POSTO AO NASCER DO SOL. S. ANTONIO PORTUGUES. LUMINAR MAYOR NO CEO DA IGREJA ENTRE OS ASTROS MENORES NA ESPHERA DE FRANCISCO. EPITOME HISTORICO, E PANEGYRICO de sua admiravel Vida, e prodigiozas acçoens, QUE ESCREVE, E OFFERECE A? SERENISSIMA, AUGUSTA, EXCELSA, SOBERANA FAMILIA DA CAZA REAL DE PORTUGAL, CUJOS INCLYTOS NOMES, E COGNOMES SE FELICITAÕ, & se esmaltam com as Sagradas Denominações de Franciscos, & Antonios. POR MÃO DO REVERENDISSIMO ANTONIO TEIXEYRA ALVARESb Do Conselho de Sua Magestade, que Deos guarde, seu Dezembargador do Paço, do Coselho do S. Officio, Conego Doutoral na Sé de Coimbra, & Lente de Prima Jubilado nas duas Faculdades de Canones, & Leys, &c. [POR] BRAS LUIS DE ABREU. CISTAGANO, FAMILIAR DO S. OFFICIO. EM COIMBRA: Na Officina de JOSEPH ANTUNES DA SYLVA Impressor da Universidade; & Familiar do S. Officio. ANNO DE M. DCCXXV. [1725] In 4º (de 29x19,5 cm) com [32], 503 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele, cansada e com coifa superior danificada. Exemplar com título de posse rasurado na época sobre a primeira página de dedicatória e no colofon; leve vestígio de humidade no pé da obra e na dianteira das folhas em quase todas as folhas; e leves trabalhos de traça marginais sem afectar a mancha gráfica. Inocêncio I, 395. ?Para rectificar e adicionar o pouco que Barbosa nos deixou acerca deste escritor, registarei aqui o resultado obtido das investigações quanto á pessoa e feitos daquele distinto medico português. Resultado, cuja maior parte se funda em documentos que ainda existem, sendo o resto havido em tradições conservadas nos próprios lugares; e parece portanto dever merecer toda a confiança. D?essas tradições consta que Braz Luis de Abreu fora exposto em Coimbra, e não nascido em Ourem, como diz Barbosa no tomo I assignando-lhe por pais Francisco Luis de Abreu e Francisca Rodrigues de Oliveira, e dizendo mais que ele nascera a 3 de Fevereiro de 1692. Alguém lhe forneceu os meios para cursar em idade própria o curso de medicina da Universidade, no qual chegou a formar-se, e não há dúvida em que exercera depois a clinica na cidade do Porto, pois que ele mesmo se intitula medico portuense no frontispício do seu Portugal Medico de que logo falaremos. Diz-se que na primeira idade, em um brinco de rapazes, perdera um olho, o qual substituiu depois por outro de vidro, feito com muita arte, provindo-lhe daí a alcunha de olho de vidro por que era conhecido em vida, e que ainda se conservou muitos anos depois da sua morte. Casou pelos de 1718 com D. Josepha Maria de Sá, natural de Viseu e filha do doutor Antonio de Sá Mourão, e dela houve cinco filhas e três filhos. Passados quatorze anos depois que viviam juntos, o marido e a mulher por motivos que totalmente se ignoram, convieram em separar-se. Se algum dos nossos romancistas actuais se resolvesse a tratar o assumpto, afigura-se-me que a vida deste nosso médico, com os curiosíssimos incidentes que ficam apontados, lhe dariam sobeja matéria para a fábrica de uma composição onde, mediante a lição dos escritos que nos restam de Braz Luis, poderiam fundir-se habilmente espécies mui interessantes, pare daí resultar obra de cunho verdadeiramente nacional. Sol nascido no ocidente e posto ao nascer do sol. Sancto António Portuguez. Epitome histórico e panegírico da sua admirável vida e prodigiosas acções. Coimbra, por José Antunes da Silva 1725 fol. - E por segunda vez, Lisboa, por José da Silva da Natividade 1754. 4.° de XXIV-461 pag. Possuo um exemplar d?esta segunda edição, desconhecida de Barbosa e de que o Sr. Figaniere também se não fez cargo na sua Bibliogr. Hist. Custou-me 600 réis. Os exemplares da edição de fólio regulam, creio, de 800 a 960 réis. O estilo desta obra é de um culteranismo requintado: superabunda em conceitos metafóricos, e está portanto bem longe de servir de modelo: mas não deixa de ser um livro curioso, e se alguém tiver a paciência de o ler todo, parece-me que não dará por perdido o tempo que nisso empregar.? Location/localizacao

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        Langwirige Lampen, oder Sonderbare [...] Erfindung, Lampen auf eine leichte Arth also zuzurichten, dass sie geraume Zeit [...] fortbrennen. [...]. Nebst angehängter Nachricht von denen Antiquen [...], vorgestellet von J. G. G. Hübschen. Leipzig & Frankfurt, 1725.

      1725. (6), 110 pp. With engr. frontispiece (M. Rein sc.). Modern marbled boards. 8vo. First edition in book form (parts had been published in 1720 in the periodical "Berlinische und Cölnische ordinaire Post-Zeitung"): descriptions of lamps capable of burning for prolonged periods without having to be refueled, invented by the Saxonian court mechanic Andreas Gärtner (1654-1727). Gärtner, a cabinet maker and mechanic, had learned his trade over twelve years travelling throughout Germany and Italy (Venice, Bologna, and Rome). By 1686 he was royal cabinet maker to the Dresden court, and later also royal mechanic. Delighting in complicated machanical models and devices, he soon became known as the "Saxon Archimedes". Unfortunately, most of his works perished in a fire at the Wackerbarth Palace in 1728. Gärtner's famous world clock (c. 1700), boasting 365 dials, has survived and still draws crowds at the Dresden Zwinger. The frontispiece shows some of his newly-invented lamps. - Rare; KVK locates 4 copies in Germany (Erlangen, Augsburg, and Munich); OCLC locates no copies in the U.S.; not in COPAC. - Insignificant browning. A very good, clean copy. Thieme/Becker XIII, 37ff.

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        Ancienne et nouvelle discipline de l'eglise, touchant les benefices et les beneficiers.

      Francois Montalant, 1725. 3 voll., in fol., p. pelle. 1° vol. - pp. 18 + IX + cc.nn. 5 + 1864 colonne + pp. 44. 2° vol. - cc.nn. 8 + 2012 colonne +pp. 32. 3° vol. - cc.nn. 4 + 1392 colonne + pp. 28. Testate. Finaline. Il 2° vol. presenta d. restaurato in tela con d. in pelle originale incollato sopra. Mende evidenti al d. (semi sciolto) ed ai piatti del 3° vol.

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        Carte le Duchè de Ferrare a l'Eglise

      1725. La bottega di produzione, pubblicazione e vendita di materiale cartografico della famiglia fu fondata da Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719), ma ebbe il periodo di maggiore sviluppo e produzione tra il 1720 ed il 1750 sotto la guida dei figli Reiner (1698 - 1750) e Joshua (1704 - 1765). La produzione della bottega Ottens è enorme; include copie di praticamente tutte le mappe sino ad allora prodotte e disponibili, raggiungendo il numero di oltre 800 lastre, raccolte in 15 volumi di atlanti. Le carte sono caratterizzate dal fatto di essere finemente colorate a mano con colori accesi, mentre scarsa è la loro reperibilità sul mercato. Il seguente gruppo di carte è tratto dal Atlas Maior, pubblicato intorno al 1730. Incisioni in rame, finemente colorate a mano in epoca, ampli margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Rare. La mappa è una riduzione di quella realizzata da Pierre Mortier, a sua volta ispirata da Nicolas Sanson. La bottega di produzione, pubblicazione e vendita di materiale cartografico della famiglia fu fondata da Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719), ma ebbe il periodo di maggiore sviluppo e produzione tra il 1720 ed il 1750 sotto la guida dei figli Reiner (1698 - 1750) e Joshua (1704 - 1765). La produzione della bottega Ottens è enorme; include copie di praticamente tutte le mappe sino ad allora prodotte e disponibili, raggiungendo il numero di oltre 800 lastre, raccolte in 15 volumi di atlanti. Le carte sono caratterizzate dal fatto di essere finemente colorate a mano con colori accesi, mentre scarsa è la loro reperibilità sul mercato. Il seguente gruppo di carte è tratto dal Atlas Maior, pubblicato intorno al 1730. Incisioni in rame, finemente colorate a mano in epoca, ampli margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Rare. La mappa è una riduzione di quella realizzata da Pierre Mortier, a sua volta ispirata da Nicolas Sanson. Amsterdam Amsterdam Tooley p. 479 - A. Alberghini (a cura di) "Ferrara..." p. 62 305 260

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        Trimembris chiurgia in qua diaetetico, chirurgica, pharmaco-chirurgica, et chemico-chirurgica, traditio est.

      Joannem 1725Lugduni Batavorum, Jonannem à Kerckhem, 1725, [16] p., 316 p., [12] p. pleine reliure d'époque, 20.5x15cm, des frottements d'usage sur la reliure, bon état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Le Roussillon, subdivisé en Cerdagne, Cap Sir, Conflans, Vals de Carol et de Spir, où se trouve encore le Lampourdan, faisant partie de la Catalogne.

      Paris, G. Danet, [circa 1725]. 398 x 544 mm. Jolie carte du Roussillon avec partie de la Catalogne jusqu'à Montiro, ornée de sept plans de villes fortifiées, d'une rose des vents et de navires, publiée par Guillaume Danet, gendre de Nicolas de Fer. Pliure centrale restaurée avec petit décalage au bas de la pliure. Contours aquarellés à l'époque. Pastoureau, FER II C, 31 ; Institut Càrtografic de Catalunya, p. 126.

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        ORLANDO INNAMORATO.

      1725In Fiorenza [pour Naples], sans nom d'éditeur [Lorenzo Ciccarelli], 1725. Grand in-quarto (218 X 278) vélin doré à coutures apparentes, auteur, titre et date d'édition calligraphiés à l'encre noire au dos (reliure de l'époque) ; titre en rouge et noir avec vignette gravée, (3) ff., 343 pages. Cerne de mouillure claire, plus marqué aux premiers feuillets ; infimes défauts aux coupes et à un angle. EDITION NAPOLITAINE publiée par Lorenzo Ciccarelli, caché sous le pseudonyme de "Cellino Zecclori", avec la fausse mention du lieu d'édition de "Florence" pour "Naples". BELLE EDITION, imprimée à deux colonnes en caractères italiques, souvent citée comme la meilleure, de ce poème chevaleresque composé par Matteo Maria BOIARDO en l'honneur du duc Hercule II d'Este. Les deux premières parties publiées en 1483 rencontrent un franc succès auprès du public ferrarais. L'entrée de l'armée de Charles VIII en Italie en 1494 met le pays en état de guerre et interrompt la composition de la troisième partie du poème. Cette épopée romanesque est tirée de la chronique de Turpin, et l'on y voit figurer les Agramant, les Astolphe, les Gradasse, les Rodomont qui sont devenus des types immortels. Comme Luigi Pulci, Boiardo s'inspire du cycle de Charlemagne mais son poème apporte une nouveauté fondamentale puisqu'il y mêle aussi des éléments du cycle des chevaliers de la Table Ronde. Ainsi, les prouesses guerrières, héritage épique de la matière française, acquièrent la dimension romanesque et merveilleuse propre à la matière bretonne. D'autre part, comme le titre l'annonce clairement, dans cette nouvelle épopée l'amour prend une dimension toute particulière. Loin de l'amour incarné comme un idéal moral par les compagnons du roi Arthur, l'amour dont fait preuve Roland est bien réel et le rapproche de la condition des hommes ordinaires. Les thèmes de l'épopée s'entremêlent, parfois même à l'intérieur d'un même chapitre. On peut cependant en dégager trois principaux : la guerre entre les chrétiens et les sarrasins, la figure d'Angélique et ses soupirants et l'amour entre le sarrasin Rugiero et la chrétienne Brandiamante. (BRUNET, I, 1051 - GRAESSE, I, 470). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, dans sa fraiche reliure en vélin de l'époque, ornée d'une belle patine dorée. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Voyages de Jean Ovington: faits à Surate, et en d'autres lieux de l'Asie et de l'Afrique

      Etienne Ganeau, Paris 1725 - "Having joined the East India Company as a chaplain, Ovington was assigned to the Company's vessel Benjamin for a voyage to the East Indies in 1689. Ovington stopped briefly in Bombay and then settled at Surat for two and a half years. His narrative describes Bombay as a sink of debauchery filled with whores and drunkards. Of Surat Ovington commented at length of the Mughal influence, on religious and cultural characteristics of the Hindus and Parsees, and the nature of the fakeer or Mohammedan religious mendicant. In passing Ovington described and defended the drinking of tea for which he was later attacked by Alexander Hamilton. Of the greatest interest, however, is Ovington's outline of the organization and operation of the English factory at Surat. Of the early narratives, Ovington's possesses greater interest and far wittier prose". (Riddick) These two volumes, respectively 323 pp and 318 pp, comprise the first French translation from the original English of 1698. Both volumes retain their original calf bindings with tooled and gilt spines, marbled endpapers, and red-stained text block edges. The bindings show wear and Volume I shows loss at the spine ends, but the bindings are intact and unrestored. The contents are remarkably clean, crisp, and bright with no spotting. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes; avec la vie des architectes par monsieur Felibien [...] Tome premier [-sixieme]. A Trevoux, de l'Imprimerie de S.A.S., 1725. [Legato con:] Perrot M. Traité de la miniature. Dedié à Madame la princesse de Guimenée [...]. [S.l., s.n.t.], 1725.

      1725. Voll. 7 legati in 6, in-12, leg. coeva in pieno vitello, dorsi a 5 nervi con titolo, numero di volume e fregi fitomorfi in oro negli scomparti, tagli rossi, pp. [2], 364, [20] - [2], 384, [8] - [2], 537, [7] - [2], 467, [5] - [2], 466 - [6], 283, [13] - CXVII, [3]. Con 2 antiporte e 12 tavv. incise in rame f.t. (alcune ripiegate). Terza edizione, la più completa. Bell'esemplare.

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        De Mecca, patria Muhammedis, schediasma. Uppsala, Werner, 1725.

      1725. 8vo. (6), 29, (4) pp. (Bound after): Piscator, Benedict A. (auct.) / Celsius, Olaf (praes.). De peregrinatione Muhammedanorum Meccana dissertatio. Ibid., 1722. (6), 37, (3) pp. (Bound after: 11 additional Uppsala dissertations, 1698-1720). Contemp. full vellum. All edges red. A fine collection of Uppsala philological dissertations, including two by the theologian Bengt Piscator (1694-1776), later vicar and provost of Älvdalen in Värmland, about 1) "Mecca, Muhammad's Fatherland" (with sections on the geography, politics, and history of the Hejaz), and 2) on "The Muslims' Pilgrimage to Mecca" (discussing the holy sites, with mention of the Kaaba, as well as the ceremonies and circumstances of the Hajj proper). These exceptionally rare treatises, unknown to all the great bibliographers of the region, constitute remarkable documents of Northern European scholarly interest in the Arabian peninsula's geography and culture four decades before Niebuhr's famous expedition. - The additional dissertations are likewise all rare, many with oriental language interest, including several with Arabic specimens in the text: 3) Wallin, Jöran (auct.) / Lundius, Daniel (praes.). [Parah adumah], seu juvenca rufa. Ibid., 1706. (12), 104, (8) pp. With an engr. frontispiece (after prelims); portions in Arabic. - OCLC 28138594. - 4) Wallin, Jöran (auct.) / Bellman, Johannes A. (praes.). [Mekor minhage ha-`Ivrim], i.e. De origine rituum Hebraicorum. Ibid., 1706. (8), (105)-156 pp. Published as a continuation of the previous item; with Arabic interspersions. - OCLC 28393846. - 5) Lucullus. Grönwall, Andreas (auct.) / Upmarck, Johannes (praes.). Ibid., 1703. (2), 22 pp. - OCLC 247997805. - 6) Frondin, Elias (auct.) / Forelius, Hemming (praes.). Exercitium philosophicum, indolem consensus breviter perlustrans. Ibid., 1707. (6), 62 pp. - OCLC 499154348. - 7) Hermonius, Michael (auct.) / Törner, Fabian (praes.). Ens rationis. Ibid., 1706. (6), 31, (3) pp. - OCLC 248525678. - 8) Schult, Johannes (auct). / Palmroot, Johannes (praes.). Liber Miclal Jophi R. Salomonis b. Melech in Geneseos caput primum. Uppsala, Keyser, 1701. (8), 40, 16 pp. With the Hebrew text. - OCLC 474724498. - 9) Barchius, Nicolaus Laurens (auct). / Palmroot, Johannes (praes.). De hospitalitate Hebræorum. Ibid., 1698. (8), 96 pp. - OCLC 556737817. - 10) Herdelius, Eric (auct). / Palmroot, Johannes (praes.). Mulier hebraea in cosmicis. Ex Esai, III 16-24. Ibid., 1699. (4), 36, (2) pp. - OCLC 28138600. - 11) Kylander, Olaus (auct). / Palmroot, Johannes (praes.). De sacrificiis Hebraeorum. Ibid., 1700. (6), 98 (misnumbered: 106), (4) pp. - OCLC 248531395. - 12) Molin, Eric (auct). / Palmroot, Johannes (praes.). Dissertatio philologica De [lehem panim]. Uppsala, Werner, 1703. (4), 27, (1) pp. - OCLC 233921551. - 13) Kammecker, Martin (auct.) / Hermansson, Johannes (praes.). Dissertatio historico-politica de seditionibus religionis praetextu motis. Ibid., 1720. (12), 48, (4) pp. - OCLC 270951878. - Some browning throughout, with the occasional contemporary correction or annotation in ink; handwritten table of contents on flyleaf. Altogether a well-preserved, remarkable sammelband. Burrell sale 629 & 628. OCLC 499151730 & 257252927. Not in Macro or Gay.

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        Tooneel der Vereenigde Nederlanden, en onderhorige landschappen, geopent in een algemeen historisch, genealogisch, geographisch, en staatkundig woordenboek, waar in de aloude, de opvolgende en hedendaagsche staat dezer gewesten naar de orde van't A.B.C. ontvouwen en opgeheldert wordt, uit een zeer groot getal van oude en nieuwe geschiedboeken, hantvesten, brieven, aantekeningen, en andere schriften, met behulp van verscheide kenners byeenvergadert en zamengestelt door François Halma en na deszelfs overlyden vervolgt door Matthaeus Brouërius van Nidek. (2 Volumes complete)

      Hendrik Halma, Leeuwarden 1725 - Folio. Full vellum binding. Very good: some wear to covers, Marginal wear to last pages of first volume at bottom corner. 470 & 408 Pages. Complete with 26 maps and 40 portrait engravings. This massive 2 volume work is a sort of historic encyclopaedia of important figures and places in the United Netherlands of the early 18th century. Halma was a poet, bookdealer, engraver and historian. Unfortunately he died shotly before completing this work which was finished by Matthaeus Brouërius van Nidek. This set is unusually fresh, with minimal signs of age and an odd annotation in the margin to one or two pages.

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        Carte de Territoire de Padouan, et le dogado de la Repub. De Venise

      1725. La bottega di produzione, pubblicazione e vendita di materiale cartografico della famiglia fu fondata da Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719), ma ebbe il periodo di maggiore sviluppo e produzione tra il 1720 ed il 1750 sotto la guida dei figli Reiner (1698 - 1750) e Joshua (1704 - 1765). La produzione della bottega Ottens è enorme; include copie di praticamente tutte le mappe sino ad allora prodotte e disponibili, raggiungendo il numero di oltre 800 lastre, raccolte in 15 volumi di atlanti. Le carte sono caratterizzate dal fatto di essere finemente colorate a mano con colori accesi, mentre scarsa è la loro reperibilità sul mercato. Il seguente gruppo di carte è tratto dal Atlas Maior, pubblicato intorno al 1730. Incisioni in rame, finemente colorate a mano in epoca, ampli margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Rare. Carta geografica comprendente la provincia di Padova e Venezia, arricchita da tre cartigli in basso contenenti la pianta di Padova, il particolare della Laguna e del forte di Malamocco. La mappa deriva da quelle di Bartolomeo Clarici e di Giacomo Cantelli. The workshop founded by Joachim Ottens (1663 - 1719), lived its golden age between 1720 and 1750, directed by his sons Reiner (1698 - 1750)and Joshua (1704 - 1765). The production of the workshop is massive; it includes also all the maps that ahd ever been realized until then, with 800 plates collected in 15 atlases. The maps are characterized by the fact that they are all hand coloured, but they are quire rare to be found. The following group is taken from the Atlas Maior, published around 1730. Copper engraving, fine contemporary hand colour, wide margins in excellent condition. Rare. Geographic map depicting the territories of Padua and Venice, decorated with three cartouches on lower part with the city plan of Padua, a detail of the Lagoon and the fort of Malamocco. The map derives from those realized by Bartolomeo Clarici and by Giacomo Cantelli. Amsterdam Amsterdam Tooley p. 479. 450 390

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        Coustumes du pays et duché d'Anjou, conferées avec les coustumes voisines, et corrigées sur l'ancien Original manuscrit; et corrigées sur l'ancien Original manuscrit; Avec le commentaire de Me Gabriel Dupineau , conseiller du Roy au Presidial d'Angers, auquel il a joint les notes de Me Charles du Moulin, & celles de quelques Officiers & Avocats au même Presidial. Ensemble les Observations sur la mesme coustume, plusieurs traitez particuliers, Questions & Consultations au même Auteur, sur diverses matières de Droit Romain, Canonique & Coustumier.

      Paris: Chez Jean Baptiste Coignard, Imprimeur & Libraire ordinaire du Roy, 1725. Nouvelle et dernière édition revue, corrigée & augmentée d'un grand nombre d'Observations sur plusieurs Articles de la Coustume d'Anjou; d'un Recueil d'Arrests celebres rendus pour la Province d'Anjou; & d'un Traité des Marches Communes d'Anjou & de Poictou; 2 volumes in-folio; T.I: [xx], [859 p.] imprimées sur deux colonnes numérotées, soit 1718 col., [40p. Table des matières, Additions et corrections, Privilège]. T.II: xiv (titre, tables), [715p.] comprenant 1430 col. [37p. Table, Fautes, Approbation]. Belle vignette de l'imprimeur sur les pages de titre. Reliure d'époque en veau moucheté, dos à six nerfs orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison, gardes marbrées, tranches rouges mouchetées. Quelques mouillures pâles sans gravité au second volume, deux coins légèrement émoussés, quelques déchirures ou manques au papier marbré des gardes, mais généralement un très bon exemplaire frais, bien relié. Jurisconsulte angevin né en 1652, Pocquet de Livonière fut conseiller au Présidial d'Angers et recteur de l'université. Ouvrage révélateur des us et coutumes angevines, avec d'innombrables sujets traités, dont: Adultère ("si l'adultère dans un Curé mérite la mort"), Carrières (ardoisières), Commis et fiefs, Douaire "s'il faut que la femme ait couché avec son mari pour gagner son douaire"), Homicide ("de l'homicide de soi-même"), Moulins, Péages ("si un voyageur qui passe àguet doit le péage"), Sorciers ("voyez Magiciens")...

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        OEUVRES DE MATHEMATIQUES contenant les élémens de GEOMETRIE, un discours du MOUVEMENT LOCAL, la statique et deux machines propres à faire les CADRANS, ou l’on a joint le discours sur la connoissance des bêtes. Cinquième édition.

      - A Amsterdam, chez Pierre de Coup, 1725. In-12 (8x15) pleine basane du temps, dos à nerfs, orné dans l’entre-nerfs de petits fers dorés angulaires encadrant des fleurons centraux, pièce de titre bordeaux. Cet ouvrage est illustré de nombreuses gravures dans le texte et de 8 planches hors-texte (certaines dépliantes) et se décompose de la façon suivante:- titre + avertissement du libraire au lecteur (2ff),- catalogue des livres de Pierre de Coup (5ff),- ELEMENS DE GEOMETRIE, 6° édition (1724); épitre + préface, (11ff,163pp+table).- DISCOURS DU MOUVEMENT LOCAL avec des remarques sur le mouvement de la lumière, 5° édition (1724), (294pp).- DISCOURS DE LA CONNOISSANCE DES BETES, 4° édition, (1724),(143pp).L’ouvrage est très correct malgré des usures normales liées à l’usage et au temps: minimes éraflures ou frottements à la reliure, coins arrondis, coiffe supérieure un peu érodée; quelques inscriptions manuscrites anciennes et de rares rousseurs. Petite déchirure avec manque de 4 lignes de texte à la dernière page. Ces défauts n’altérent cependant pas vraiment la qualité de l’ensemble.

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        A compleat history of druggs. To which is added, what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral; with their use in Physics, Chymistry, Pharmacy, and several other Arts. London, [William Bowyer] for R. and J. Bonwicke, and R. Wilkin [et al.], 1725.

      1725. 4to. Two vols. in one. (24), 419, (9) pp. Title page printed in black and red. Text in double columns. With 86 numbered engr. plates (often with multiple images per plate). Old panelled calf, neatly rebacked to style with original gilt label laid down, leading edges gilt. Second edition in English, the first having appeared in two volumes in 1712. William Bowyer printed both this second edition (500 copies) and the 1737 third edition. The original French edition was published in 1694, and drew upon Pomet's own travels, as well as his expertise and business as a practicing pharmacist. Contains many notices of oriental medicinal plants and herbs, including the famous "Balsam of Mecca": "The Turks, who go a pilgrimage every year to Mecha, bring from thence a certain dry white balsam, in figure resembling white copperas calcin'd, especially when it is stale. The person who made me a present of about half an ounce, assur'd me, that he brought the same from Mecha liquid, and that the smell is the same as observ'd before. The same person likewise did testify to me that it was as good as Balm of Gilead" (p. 205). - Pomet (1658-99) was appointed druggist to Louis XIV, and in the introductory notes to the online exhibition at the University of Wales, "The Weird World of Pierre Pomet," the curator observes: "Parisian Pierre Pomet's pharmacopoeia [...] was intended not only as a handbook for the medical trade but also as a rough guide to the exotic for armchair travellers. Much of its appeal, then as now, comes from the illustrations which pepper the book: pictures of weird animals and weird people doing weird things in weird countries." - Early bookplate ("IKJ") and ownership signature ("H. Jones), occasional dusting or minor offsetting. A very good, crisp copy. ESTC T111989. Wellcome IV,142. Garrison-Morton 1827.1 (French ed.). Hunt II, 428 (1712 ed.).

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        NOUVEAU SPECTATEUR FRANCOIS ou discours dans lesquels on voit un Portrait des moeurs de ce siècle. Les véritez satyriques en dialogues.

      A La haye chez Jean Neaulme 1725-1726. 2 volumes in-12 I-IV 2-330pp 1-322pp 6 feuillets non chiffrés (table catalogue de l'éditeur). Pleine basane brune, dos à nerfs orné de compartiments dorés, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. 1 mors du Tome II fendillé en tête et en queue, les pages 141 à la fin sont légèrement brunies. Complet en 2 volumes. Rare et curieuse publication. exemplaire décoratif malgré les défauts signalés. Cet ouvrage réunit les 28 livraisons de cette revue bi-mensuelle parue de décembre 1723 au printemps 1725, créée par l'homme de Lettres Hollandais Justus Van Effen (1684-1735, composée en langue française comme la plupart des oeuvres de cet auteur. Cette revue offre des observations morales, des critiques littéraires; elle se prétend à la fois sérieuse, instructive et souvent divertissante en révélant aux hommes le ridicule de la plupart de leurs actions. Le Nouveau Spectateur François (à ne pas confondre avec le Spectateur François de Marivaux) ayant cessé de paraître à la 28e livraison, le 2e volume est complété par un texte d'abord paru à Paris "Les véritez satyriques en dialogues" (p141 à 222). Rare et curieuse publication.

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