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        Accurater Grundriss und Prospect der Weltberuhmten Hollandischen Haupt und Handels-stadt Amsterdam

      Homann, Johann Baptist, Nuremburg - This stunning plan of Amsterdam, published circa 1725, celebrates the capital of the Netherlands at the peak of its economic and military power. Hand coloring highlights the semi-circular shape of the city, which pivots around the trade center of the Amstel River. Over 300 prominent locations are labeled throughout the map in accordance with keys in the upper corners. Gardens and windmills are also drawn. Below the plan, multitudes of ships are rendered with fine detail in the harbor, illustrating the city's bustling trade. This effect is furthered by the panoramic view at the bottom of the map, which looks onto the city's waterfront from the sea. The view is set off with a frame that is adorned on the sides with the city's coats of arms. It is also topped with a cartouche featuring the city's arms sitting on a throne, surrounded by cherubs and books. Books on the left list the trading partners of the Dutch East India company, and books on the right name the Dutch colonies, including New Amsterdam, Curacao and Brasilia, below the logo of the Dutch West India Company. The cartouche continues to the sides of the map with scenes of commerce, featuring people from around the New World bringing their goods. Of particular interest is a tobacco rope made from twisted tobacco leaves, which points to the growing prominence of the tobacco trade. This map was printed from the Homann's original by his heirs. As was customary for Homann's maps and other Dutch maps of the mid-1800s, the plan has been colored and the cartouche and view left uncolored. It is in good condition with very minor chips to the corners and some overall discoloration. Stain near the river in the upper right. Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a renowned German mapmaker of the late 17th and early 18th century who served as geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor. His business was carried on through the 18th century by the Homann Heirs, also prolific and popular mapmakers. Their continued success with maps such as this one proves the enduring value of Homann's work. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 19.25" x 22.75".

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      A LA HAYE, R. C. ALBERTS, 1725Incisione originale eseguita all' acquaforte su matrice di rame . Sotto la linea marginale superiore, al centro cartiglio a foggia di drappo recante titolo, retto da putti. La tavola è tratta da una monumentale descrizione dei possedimenti sabaudi, siti al di qua e al di là delle Alpi, l'opera fu impressa la prima volta ad Amsterdam, presso gli eredi di I. Blaeu, nel 1682, sotto il titolo di Theatrum Statuum Regiae Celsitudinis Sabaudiae Ducis [...]. Nell'opera editoriale si affiancano relazioni scritte a vedute topografiche, disegnate da artefici attivi presso la corte torinese e tradotte su rame da incisori nordeuropei. L'immagine raffigura una veduta prospettica della città ligure di Oneglia,  Inéja in ligure ed in dialetto ormeasco, insieme a Porto Maurizio,  è uno dei due abitati principali della città di Imperia. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo.

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        A Complete View of the British Customs. Containing the Rates of

      1725. Crouch, Henry [d. 1732]. A Complete View of the British Customs. Containing, I. A Perfect and Distinct Account of the Several Particular Branches Whereof that Revenue Consists. II. The Former and Additional Books of the Rates of Merchandizes, From Which Most of Those Branches are Chargeable (...) All Calculated to the Utmost Exactness. Together With the Several Rules, Orders, &c. Annexed to the Book of Rates. III. Directions for, And Examples of, the Method of Computing the Aforesaid Duties to be Paid and Repaid; With the Drawbacks and Bounties on the Exportation of Several British Goods, &c. IV. The Several Ports, Members and Creeks of Great Britain; The Lawful Keys, Wharfs, &c. And the Fees Payable to the Officers of the Customs in the Port of London: with the Duties of Scavage, Package, &c. Payable to the Said City. V. An Index, Wherein is Comprehended the Substance of the Several Laws Now in Force, Relating to the Customs, &c. The Whole Being a Complete System of His Majesty's Revenue of Customs. Continued to the End of Session of Parliament, Anno Noni Georgii. To Which is Now Added, A Supplement, Containing Several Alterations and Additions. And the Rates of Merchandizes Usually Imported, And Not Particularly Rated in the Former Book of Rates. With the Total Net Duties and Drawbacks. Being a Further Continuation to the End of the Session of Parliament, Anno Undecimo Georgii. London: Printed for J. Osborn and T. Longman, 1725. [iv], [2], 439 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules enclosing blind fillets to boards, gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, a few scuffs to rear board, joints cracked but secure, hinges partially cracked. Toning, annotations in early hand to endleaves, early signature to head of title page. A nice copy. * Second edition. First published in 1724, a time when Great Britain was consolidating its status as the world's leading maritime power, Crouch's handbook is an encyclopedic account of English customs law. As one would expect, it contains a great deal of information relating to colonies. It went through five editions, the final in 1755. Taken together, they are a valuable source of information for students of Atlanti

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        Vorstellung des Trainischen/La Place de Traian (Trajan’s Column)

      Leipzig, 1725. Copper engraving, 29.5 x 42 cms, black and white. Shows Trajan’s Column in a reconstruction of its original setting. From the second edition of Fischer von Erlach’s extraordinary work on comparative architecture.

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        Recueil de voyages au Nord

      - AUTEUR:BERNARD (Jean Frédéric) TITRE: Recueil de voyages au Nord LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE:Amsterdam, Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1725-1734, 10 vol. in-12, COLLATION:10 vol.collationnés complets de: tome 1 : 1731 : Frontispice, 4 dont le titre, CLXXXVII pp., 9 pour l'épître etla table, 272 pp., ( 5cartes et 2 planches hors texte) Tome 2 : 1732 : 1 du titre, 402 pp.,( 1 carte et 17 planches hors texte) Tome 3 : 1732 : 1 du titre, 472 pp.,( 3 cartes et 6 planches hors texte.) Tome 4 : 1732 : Frontispice, 1 du titre, 568 pp.,( 1 carte et 1 planche hors texte. ) de table, Tome 5 : 1734 : 2, 410 pp., (Sans gravures) Tome 6 : 1729 : 1 et 462 pp., (Sans gravures) Tome 7 : 1725 : 2, 424 pp. ( 2 cartes hors texte). Tome 8 : 1727 : 12, 429 pp. (1 carte hors texte ). Tome 9 : 1727 : 2, 142 pp., 1 f. blanc, 464 pp., 5 ( 1 carte hors texte (sur 2 :la rarissime carte du voyage de Hennepin manque, comme à presque tous les exemplaires)) Tome 10 : 1738 : 12 et 471 pp ( sans gravures) FORMAT: in -12 de 17 cm RELIURE: Tomes 1 à 7 en plein veau fauve moucheté, dos à nerfs orné d'un fin décor doréet de deux pièces en maroquin rouge du titre et tomaison. Tranches rouges. Tomes 8 à 10 en pleine-basane brune, dos à nerfs orné de caissons fleuronnés dorés et d'une pièce en maroquin rouge dutitre. Tranches rouges. ILLUSTRATIONS: 2 frontispices +14 cartes + 26 gravures. ETAT: Bon exemplaire, reliures solides et propres , épidermures du cuir sur les coiffes et mors, plusieurs coiffes manquantes, plusieurs coins légèrement émoussés, plusieurs mors fendus sur1-2 cm près des coiffes. Interieur : Tome1: quelques feuillets brunis au débuts, les cartes avec déchirures près de lagouttière.; Tome 2: une mouillure marginale sur les premiers 50 pages et quelques infimes rousseurséparses.; Tome 3 , quelques infimes rousseurs in- fine.; Tome4: quelques feuillets brunis etquelques rousseurs.; Tome 5: TBE.;Tome 6 : page du titre brunie sinon TBE.; Tome 7: TBE.; Tome 8galerie marginale ( travail de vers sans manques de texte), papier bruni avec rousseurs.; tome 9:TBE.; Tome 10 : les 12 brunis. BIOGRAPHIE & THEME: Sans doute un des premiers récits d'expéditions polaires, avant lesgrandes battues organisées par Louis-Philippe. Dans sa préface, l'auteur recence tous les marinsqui depuis 1513 ont essayé de franchir les latitudes connues vers les pôles. Le premier recueils'attarde sur les coutumes de l'lslande, le second sur les instructions de voyage dans lesdifférentes contrées du globe. Cet ouvrage a été emmené par le commandant Benard à bord duJacques Cartier lors de son expédition, et dédicacé par lui. POIDS: 4800 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pourêtre averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Georgii Buchanani, Scoti, Potarum sui Seculi Facile Principus... Opera Omnia, Historica, Chronologica, Juridica...

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Apud Johannem Arnoldum Langerak, MDCCXXV [1725]. 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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        Quintilian De Oratoria Instiutione Libri XII 1725 Early Edition

      Printed by Typis Viduae Antonii Urbani Cousterlier, 1725. Early. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Large Folio, 19th century calf leather with gilt spine and boards. Marbled end papers. Gilt crest on boards. Hinges slightly worn. Light foxing on 1st and last few pages. Ex-Chatsworth Library copy (8th Duke of Devonshire). A very attractive copy. Printed by Typis Viduae Antonii Urbani Cousterlier, 1725

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        An abridgment of the common law: being a collection of the principal cases argued and adjudged in the several courts of Westminster-Hall. The whole being digested in a clear and alphabetical method, under proper heads, with several divisions and numbers under each title, for the more ready finding any judgment or resolution of the law cases whereby the opinion and judgment of the courts may be seen in an exact series of time, and what alterations have been made in the law by subsequent statutes and judgments, brought down to the year 1725. By William Nelson, of the Middle Temple, Esq; Vol. I [II, III]

      London: In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling (assigns of Edw. Sayer, Esq;) for R. Gosling at the Middle Temple Gate, W. Mears at the Lamb near Temple Bar, T. Ward in the Inner Temple Lane, and J. Hooke at the Flower de Luce against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street. MDCCXXV. [1725] [Vols II & III:] MDCCXXVI. [1726] , 1725. Book. Very Good. Leather. 1st Edition. Description: 3 volumes, folio (14 × 9¼ in): [20], 706 p.; [14], 707-1304 p.; [12], 576, [112] p. Modern half-calf over marbled boards, stamped in blind. · Register: 2º: [pi]1 [A]² a-c² d1 B-4U^4 4X1; [pi]1 a-c² 4X^4(-4X1) 4Y-8C^4; [pi]1 a-b² c1 B-4D^4 4E-5I². · Condition: Faint dampstain in gutter of first volume; expert paper repairs to fore edge of initial leaf of the first volume and the lower corner of title-pages of second and third volumes, without loss of text; otherwise clean and bright. · Comments: Sole edition. The first leaf is an advertisement for volumes II & III, then in the press. Most writers have adopted the criticisms of Charles Viner, who in 1742 wrote in the preface to volume 13 of his Abridgment that Nelson was frequently mistaken in digesting of the cases, or that he added things that were not in the original, and that parts of it were transcribed (and not accurately) from Hughes' Abridgment (1660). Although Viner's strictures on Nelson are harsh, three things should be noted: first, Viner himself says that when Nelson's Abridgment first came out, he left off abridging what Nelson had done, so it cannot be that Nelson's work was so wretched as Viner suggests; second, Nelson published an abridged version of Lutwyche's Reports (omitting the entries) that contains extremely harsh criticisms of the judge's work, so it may well be Viner thought Nelson had earned calumny; third, Viner was, of course, hoping to sell subscriptions to his massive undertaking, so the deprecation of his most recently-published competition (considering Bacon's "Abridgment" as more encyclopedia than comprehensive digest) would seem a logical marketing tool. · References: Johnson 146 (7 copies); Worrall 3; Bridgman 227; Marvin 534; S&M 1:19(17); Cowley 213; Winfield 241; Holdsworth, HEL 5:377, 12:162; ESTC T82602..

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        Die egyptischen grossen Offenbarungen, in sich begreifend die aufgefundenen Geheimnissbucher Mosis; oder des Juden Abraham von Worms Buch der wahren Praktik in der uralten gottlichen Magie... [Book of Abramelin]

      Koln am Rhein [Cologne]: Peter Hammer, 1725. [i.e. Stuttgart: Scheible, c.1850.]. SECOND EDITION, being a reprint of the 1725 original. Twelvemo bound in eights (145 x 94mm) pp. 420. Title spread over two leaves, printed in red and black. Bound in half black leather with marbled sides. Bookplate to front pastedown (P. Gawenda) and his name in ink to first blank. Upper joint splitting, though book remains fairly tight. Double page title splitting at gutter with a 3cm closed tear to lower edge, but no loss of text. Pages browned as usual with German books of this period, but not heavily. The Book of Abramelin ends at page 290, followed by a number of alchemical works including Paracelsus Geheimniss aller seiner Geheimnisse (reprint of the 1746 Frankfurt edition, after the 1686 first), a work titled: Arcanum Arcanorum seu Magisterium Philosophorum (text in Latin) among other short pieces. A French manuscript version of this work was the basis of MacGregor Mathers: The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abra-Melin the Mage (1898), but Georg Dehn in his 'The Book of Abramelin (2006) has shown Mathers' version was incomplete, compared to the 1725 Peter Hammer original - a book that surprisingly appeared to be unknown to Mathers or other members of the Golden Dawn who between them had a vast collection of Esoteric material. The 1725 first edition is a legendary rarity, this 19th Century reprint seems just as difficult to find.

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        An Abridgment of the Common Law: Being a Collection of the

      1725. Nelson, William [b. 1653]. An Abridgment of the Common Law: Being a Collection of the Principal Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Several Courts of Westminster-Hall. The Whole Being Digested in a Clear and Alphabetical Method, Under Proper Heads, With Several Divisions and Numbers Under Each Title, For the More Ready Finding and Judgment or Resolution of the Law Cases. Whereby the Opinion and Judgment of the Courts May be Seen in an Exact Series of Time, And What Alterations Have Been Made in the Law by Subsequent Statutes and Judgments, Brought Down to the Year 1725. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1725-26. Three volumes. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). Later three-quarter calf over textured cloth, lettering pieces and rules to spines, endpapers renewed. (Volume 1, bound at a later date, is a very close match, but not exact.) Light rubbing and a few minor scuffs to extremities. Faint dampstaining, dampspotting and early owner annotations and signatures to preliminaries, interiors otherwise fresh. * Only edition. Nelson intended this work to serve the needs of the student and lawyer, but he attempted to abridge cases with such "clearness and perspicuity" that they could be understood by the "common reader" (Preface). He assumed it would be used in conjunction with the abridgments of Brooke and Fitzherbert, so he did not include cases that are in those two works. Nelson was a versatile and gifted legal writer. In addition to his abridgment he published a notable JP Manual, treatises on forest law and evidence and editions of Dalton's Countrey Justice, Blount's Nomo Lexicon and Manwood's Laws of the Forest. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:19 (17).

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        The Most Notable Antiquity of Great Britain, Vulgarly called Stone-Heng [i.e. Stonehenge], On Salisbury Plain, Restored, By Inigo Jones.To Which are added, The Chorea Doctor Charleton; and Mr. Webb’s Vindication of Stone-Heng Restored

      London: Printed for D. Browne junior, and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, 1725. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. London: Printed for D. Browne junior, and J. Woodman and D. Lyon, 1725. Folio. [xii],72; [x],48; [vi],228,[xiv]pp. Illustrated with portrait of Jones (facing general title-page); portrait of Charleton (facing title of second part); 13 further plates (three of which are double-page, and four of which are folding); together with textual illustrations. General title-page printed in red and black (some offsetting to facing portrait of Jones). §A collection, made up of the second edition of each work, each part with separate title-page, pagination, and register. Tiny hole to portrait of Charleton, slight paper defect to upper margin of two leaves clear of text but affecting page-numerals on leaf R of second part. A little old staining to lower inner-margin of a few early and last leaves, minor and not affecting illustrations. Some browning to both portraits and (a good deal less so) to the four folding views of Stonehenge, but a clean and pleasantly wide-margined copy, handsomely rebound c.1965 in half-calf, with contrasting label, marbled boards. A very good copy, with the early inked ownership name of Phil. (?)Floyd, perhaps the obscure poet active in the late 1720's, to head of general title-page. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged. To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information).

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        The Most Notable Antiquity Of Great Britain, Vulgarly called Stone-Heng, On Salisbury Plain, Restored... To which are added, The Chorea Gigantum, Or Stone-Heng Restored to the Danes, By Doctor Charleton; And Mr. Webb's Vindication of Stone-Heng Restored, In Answer to Dr. Charleton's Refections; With Observations upon the Orders and Rules of Architecture in Use among the Antient Romans. Before the whole are prefixed, Certain Memoirs relating to the Life of Inigo Jones

      London: D. Browne Junior, J. Woodman, & D. Lyon, 1725.. Folio. (340 x 215mm). First Collected Edition (second editions of each work). 3 Parts in one volume. pp.(12), 1-72; (10), 48; (6), 228, (13 - Index). Bound without adverts. First Part: title page in red and black. Engraved portrait of Inigo Jones by Hollar after van Dyke, 4 folding views after John Hassell by Elisha Kirkall (new to this edition), 7 views (4 double-page or folding - 2 browned at fold), 3 engravings in text (plans of the Design), Second part: engraved portrait of Charleton by Pierre Lombart. Third part: 10 text engravings. LACKS Camden's view. Quarter morocco gilt, raised bands, over marbled paper-covered boards. Spine rubbed and a little dry, just-cracked along outer joints but not affecting the integrity of the binding. Boards scuffed, darkened and worn to edges and corners. Some numbers scrawled to front pastedown in thin brown crayon. The portrait engravings a little tanned. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A striking, largely clean copy inside a worn but solid binding. Second edition.

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        XII Sonatas in three Parts Six of which are for two Violins and a Bass three for two German flutes and three for a Hautboy & common Flute with a Bass for the Violoncello and a Thorough Bass for the Harpsicord... Opera Secunda. [Parts]

      London: Walsh... Hare. [ca. 1725]. 3 volumes. Folio. Contemporary mid-tan calf-backed marbled boards. Violin/Flute I: 2ff. (title, dedication to Prince John Duke of Rutland), [i] (blank), 24 pp. & Violin/Oboe/Flute II: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 24 pp. & Basso Continuo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 24 pp. & & From the collection of André Meyer (1884-1974), with his stamp to endpapers of each volume. & & Bindings slightly worn and rubbed; Violin I part with small modern paper label to upper. Slightly worn; occasional minor defects; worming to upper outer blank margins of second violin part. . First Edition. Priestman x, i. Smith 958. Not in BUC. RISM L2725. & & Often confused with Jean-Baptiste Loeillet ('Loeillet le Gant'), John Loeillet "settled in London in about 1705, where his surname was often rendered more or less phonetically as ‘Lullie’ or ‘Lully’, and he anglicized his first name to John. He is mentioned in 1707 as a member of the Drury Lane orchestra, and a year or two later he appears as principal oboist (and flautist) in Heidegger’s list of the opera band at the Queen’s Theatre, Haymarket... Loeillet became a celebrated master and teacher of the harpsichord. There is a tradition, which may well be true, that he was chiefly responsible for introducing the transverse flute as a fashionable instrument in England... His instrumental sonatas fall into the sonata da chiesa pattern, usually comprising a slow first movement in common time, a fast alla breve fugal movement (often with a bass of running quavers), a sarabande-like slow movement requiring much ornamentation, and a lightweight gigue." Alec Skempton and Lucy Robinson in Grove online& & An elegantly-printed collection.

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        Chylologia Historico-medica, H. E. Chyli Humani, Sive Succi Hominis Nutritii, Consideratio Physico-medicoforensis

      Dresden: Joh. Christoph. Zimmermann & Nicolaus Gerlach, 1725-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Unsophisticated modern wraps. [8], 911, [48] p. Clean, unmarked pages. Small institutional stamp on title page. Internally near fine, clean and unmarked. 1st ed. A work on every aspect of the digestive system, fromSchurig's series of medical subject compilations. Large scatotherapeutical section. Alden 725/185 (for mention of tobacco use in Canada and Florida. Waller 8746.

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        Histoire des Traités de Paix, et autres negotiations du dix-septième Siècle, depuis la Paix de Vervins, jusqu'à la Paix de Nimegue: Où l'on donne l'origine des prétentions anciennes & modernes de toutes les Puissances de l'EUROPE, & une Analyse exacte de leur Negotiations, tant publique que particulieres. (2 Volumes)

      A Amsterdam: Chez J. F. Bernard; A la Haye: Chez les freres Vaillant et Prevost, 1725 Volume Premier: [1f, blanc] - [2ff, faux-titre, page-titre] - 730 pages - [22p, Table] - [1f, blanc]; Volume Second: [1f, blanc] - 632 pages - [24p, Table] - [1f, blanc] - [1f, page-titre] - 185 pages - [2p, Table] - [1p, blanc]. COMPLET. Reliure très usée, mors fendu. La reliure aurait besoin d'une restauration. Sceau de librairie sur la première feuille blanche, autrement les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres, sans inscription et solide. Photos disponibles sur demande. TRÈS RARE. Livres lourds (12kg!)

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        1725 Ozanam Mathematics Gnomonic Dials Horology Clocks Physics Mechanics Science

      Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1725. - 1725 Ozanam Mathematics Gnomonics Dials Horology Physics Mechanics Science Extremely Rare & Valuable ILLUSTRATED 56 PLATES Extremely Rare & Valuable ILLUSTRATED with 56 PLATES. Main author: Ozanam, Jacques, 1640-1717. Title details: RÉCRÉATIONS MATHÉMATIQUES et PHYSIQUES, qui contiennent plusieurs problèmes d?arithmétique, de géométrie, de musique, d?optique, de gnomonique, de cosmographie, de mécanique, de pyrotechnie & de physique. Avec un traité des horloges élémentaires. Published: Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1725 Language: French 56 Foldout Illustrations include, but are not limited to: Gnomonics, Dials, Horology, Cosmography, Mechanics, Physics & more FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in the photos; see photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 462 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Paris : chez Jean Jombert, 1725. Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) More photos available upon request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Magnae Britanniae pars meridionalis in qua regnum Angliae...

      Incisione in rame, coloritura originale d'epoca, mm. 582x492. Homann è il fondatore della cartografia tedesca, maestro di Seutter. Buon esemplare con qualche piccolo restauro alla piega centrale e minime ossidazioni.

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        Geographica nova ex Oriente ... Mare Caspium / Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso

      Nuremberg, c. 1725. Map. Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58 cms, two maps on one sheet (the Caspian Sea and Kamchatka), original hand colour, small stain bottom right,blank verso. Russian cossacks took possession of Kamchatka in 1697. There they encountered a shipwrecked Japanese sailor from Osaka who explained that Japan was not far away, and that the sea between was strewn with islands. A map based on this account together with a map of the Caspian Sea was sent by Peter the Great to Paris and came into the hands of Homann, who published both new maps on one sheet, hence the general title covering two seemingly unrelated maps - it was simply new information from the east. Walter 120

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        Conspectus Therapiae Generalis, Cum Notis in Materiam Medicam, Tabulis XX, Methodo Stahliana Conscriptus a D. Ioanne Iunckero; & Conspectus Formularum Medicarum

      Halae Magdeburgicae (Halla an der Saale): Impensis Orphanotrophei, 1725. First edition.. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. (8),520,(22)pp. Bound with: CONSPECTUS FORMULARUM MEDICARUM: Exhibens Tabulis XVI..., 1723. 112pp. Both works are first editions. Title pages in red and black, each with a vignette of a sower with the motto: "Illo Splendente Levabor". Bound to style in half olive green morocco (the color of Pharmacy), black lettering label, gilt, marbled paper sides. There is a college library stamp on the title page of the first work (Therapiae), some pages are spotted and browned with age, else this is a very good copy in a fine binding. The first work treats of pharmacology and medicine; the second work is devoted to the Materia Medica. Scarce. See Duveen, Alchemica et Chemica, p. 313, for the first work.

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        Ductum Salivalem Novum, per Glandulas Maxillares, sublinguales, Linguamque excurrentem &c. (...) submittunt Praeses Johannes Georgius du Vernoi (...) et Respondens Albertus Haller, Helveto-Bernas

      Tubingen: Josephi Sigmundi, 1725. First edition. Small quarto (8-1/4" x 6-1/2"); 22, (1)p, folding plate. From the library of Henry Sigerist, with his hand-stamps to title page recto and verso. Removed; lacking cover wraps; a few leaves (including plate leaf) neatly separated from binding at spine. Faint scattered foxing, else quite clean and fresh internally.& & The first appearance in print of "one of the most imposing figures in all medical history" (Garrison p. 317). Von Haller's response essay, written before his 17th birthday, opposes Coschwitz's contention that the lingual vein is a salivary duct. Haller would extend this polemic in his own inaugural dissertation, published in 1727, 'Experimenta et Dubia circa Ductum Salivalem Novum Coschwizianum;' in which he provided a clear refutation of Coschwitz's discovery, in the process advancing our knowledge of the lymphatic system, which at this time was poorly understood. & & Haller would go on to become the master physiologist of his time, creating in his Elementa Physiologiae "the first great modern treatise on Physiology" (Osler). Of the present work, OCLC locates only three copies (NY Acad. Med.; Harvard; & Swiss Nat. Lib.). None at auction in at least 25 years.

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        The Works of Shakespear. In Six Volumes. Collated and Corrected by the former Editions, By Mr. Pope. [The Seventh Volume . The Whole Revis'd and Corrected, with a Preface, by Dr. Sewell.]

      London: for Jacob Tonson, [vol. VII by J. Darby, for A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, W. Mears, J. Pemberton, J. Hooke, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J. Batley, E. Symon,] 1725 - Together 7 volumes, quarto (274 × 220 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, boards ruled in gilt with a three-line fillet, fleurons at corners, neatly rebacked in closely matching brown morocco, relined, corners repaired. Some occasional light spotting or browning, a few pencil marginal strokes, a very good set. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Shakespeare, engraved plate of the Shakespeare monument, incorporating a portrait bust; first title printed in red and black, engraved head- and tailpieces, decorated initials. Armorial bookplates of Patricia Cottenham (Peter Cottenham is listed among the subscribers). First edition, the first collected edition in quarto, only the second modern edition of Shakespeare, intended by Pope to remedy what he (though he had been Rowe's friend) perceived as the deficiencies of Rowe's 1709 edition. After the four Folios and two Rowe editions, this is the seventh edition overall. Pope had been working simultaneously on this and his celebrated translation of Homer, published the same year, for the past few years, and Tonson published them both in sumptuous quarto format, handsomely printed and decorated. Johnson states that Pope's remuneration for the Shakespeare was £217.12s, and that 750 copies were printed, although 140 were left unsold. The first volume is dated 1725, the others 1723, suggesting that the first volume was printed last: certainly Tonson did not send Pope a proof of his Preface until 23 December 1724. As with Rowe, Pope's edition covered only the plays; the supplementary volume of Shakespeare's poems with a preface by George Sewell was published in 1725, but neither Tonson nor Pope had any part in it. Pope's edition silently "regularised" Shakespeare's metre and rewrote his verse in several places. Lewis Theobald and other scholars soon attacked it, incurring Pope's wrath and inspiring the first version of The Dunciad. Although his editorial practices have generally been judged as falling short of the very highest standards of contemporary scholarship, many of Pope's emendations survive and his Preface, printed here for the first time, remains a notable critical essay. His revision of Rowe's life of Shakespeare is also considered valuable. Ford, Shakespeare 1700?1740, pp. 19?21; Griffith 149; Jaggard, p. 498.

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        Belgii pars Septentrionalis communis nomine vulga Hollandia nuncupata Continenes Statum Potentissimæ Batavorum Reipublicæ seu Provincias VII. Foederatas

      Nuremberg: Homann, c. 1725. Engraved with attractive later colour, excellent impression. Small repair to bottom margin, otherwise excellent condition. 19 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches. 20 5/8 x 23 1/4 inches. A beautiful, sharp impression of a work that is both a map and a tribute to the young Dutch Republic Johann Baptist Homann, the leading German cartographer of the early 18th century, derived his style from the great Dutch mapmakers of the previous century, adding a Baroque flair, as demonstrated in this excellent map of the Dutch Republic and its colonies. Homann's admiration is most clearly shown in the cartouche in which the title is supported by mermaids and attended by putti bearing the Dutch Lion and a caduceus, here symbolising commerce and possibly peace (the Romans used it as a symbol of truce). Neptune himself stands to the left and points approvingly at the words "Batavorum Reipublicæ". Flanking the exuberant cartouche are maps of the Dutch spheres of influence: the New Netherlands with an oval view of Manhattan and the East Indies, with an oval view of Batavia on Java. In point of fact, the Dutch no longer ruled New Amsterdam, though they remained a strong element in the life of the city and along the Hudson River. The main topic of the map is of course the United Provinces themselves, here handsomely delineated and printed with period hand- colouring. The inset in the lower right is the southern continuation of Geldria. All in all, this is an exceptionally good example of Homann's work and a fine celebration of Holland.

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        Falschmünzerei - Bericht des Klosterrates v. Volcker, gerichtet "an Sec. ... August Wilhelm c. c." (Herzog August Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel) über die Vernehmung des Verwalters Warnecke und dessen Ehefrau auf dem Klosterhof Bodenstein. Mit Anlage: Vernehmungsprotokoll "Actum auf dem Frankenbergischen Closter-Hofe zu Bodenstein den 15ten Aug. 1725", beglaubigt durch den hinzugezogenen Notar Johann Bertram(?) Hohnstein

      Wallmoden, 17. Dez. 1725. 33 cm. 2 und 21 Seiten Anlage - Auf Grund von Berichten über "eingeschlichene falsche Müntze" ermittelte der Klosterrat von Volcker auf herzoglichen Befehl auf dem Klosterhof Bodenstein unter Hinzuziehung des "hiesigen Notario Hohnstein". Das 21 Seiten umfassende Vernehmungsprotokoll ist mit zahlreichen Korrekturen des Schreibers versehen. Das Klostergut Bodenstein wurde 1568 ein adliges Damenstift und infolge der Hildesheimer Stiftsfehde welfischer Besitz unter den Herzögen von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. Für den Klosterhof wurde ein Verwalter bestellt. Bodenstein im Hainberg wurde nach der Gebietsreform Ortsteil der Gemeinde Wallmoden, die zur Samtgemeinde Lutter gehört. - Blattränder stellenweise fleckig und geknittert, jedoch kein Textverlust -

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        (DEFOE, DANIEL?) Histoire des pirates anglois depuis leur etablissement dans l'ile de la Providence jusqu'à present, contenant toutes leurs avantures, pirateries, meurtres, cruautéz & excès.

      Avec la vie & les avantures des deux femmes pirates Marie Read & Anne Bonny, et un extrait des loix, & des ordonnances concernant la piraterie. Traduite de l'anglois du capitaine Charles Johnson. Utrecht, chez J. Broedelet, 1725. 12:o. (2),315,(3 blanka) s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Samtida nött och lite solkigt halvpergamentbd med blekt infärgat titelfält och rödstänkta snitt. Pärmpappret hårt nött. Gammal anteckning på eftersättsbladet. Ställvis lager- och småfläckig. En fuktfläck i övre marginalen på s. 27-40 och revor i yttermarginalen på s. 67 och 211. Med Gustaf Adolph Reuterholms initialer och S. W. Gynthers namnteckning.. Författarnamnet är omstritt och Charles Johnson har antagits vara en pseudonym för Daniel Defoe. Politikern Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm (1756-1813) var den som egentligen regerade i Sverige under Gustav IV Adolfs minderårighet. Huvuddelen av hans stora bibliotek såldes 1819. Landshövdingen och den historiska och topografiska skriftställaren Sven Wilhelm Gynther (1796-1873) hade en fin boksamling som såldes på auktion 1873 och bl.a. innehöll många rara småtryck inom ämnena historia, personhistoria, sjöväsen, topografi och vitterhet

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        Manuale confessariorum. Illiti ruchna knisicza szpovednikov. Navlasztito grattinszkeh otczev Marianszke y Seraphinszke Brattovschine Szvetoga Skapulara, y Szvete kordicze ... Od PP. PP. Francziskanov vu vszu Seraphinszku Sz. Ladiszlave Provincziu

      Zagreb, Pallas 1725. 13 cm. 269, (7) Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 1 (von 2) Schließe - Beichtbüchlein in Kroatisch. Berieben, stellenweise stockfleckig, auf Vorsatz zeitgenössische Eintragungen -

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        The Art of Sound Building; Demonstrated in Geometrical Problems: Shewing Geometrical Lines for all Kinds of Arches, Niches, Groins, and Twisted Rails, both Regular and Irregular. With several other Draughts of Buildings and Staircases all Curiously Engraved on Copper Plates

      London, 1725. Second edition. Folio. Complete with engraved allegorical frontispiece (with some staining and strengthened in gutter), subscribers list, 25 engraved plates most of which are folding, and errata leaf at end. 65, [1, errata], [2, ads] pp. Bound in polished modern calf. Some staining throughout, one plate remargined at outer edge. Archer 129.2

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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 høy-ædle og velbaarne frøken frøk.

      Karen Brahe/ til Østrup-gaard/ patronesse for det adelige jomfruekloster i Othense/ haver foræret til forbemelte kloster. Herhos findes ogsaa de lærde folkes/ som enten selv have sammenskrevet bøgerne eller og oversat dem af andre sprog i danske/ deres levnets beskrivelse korteligen anført. Köpenhamn, P. J. Phnixbergs bogtrykkerie, 1725. 4:o. (16),31,34-189,189-93 s. Ngt nött brunt hfrbd från 1800-talets andra hälft med guldlinjerad rygg och stänkta snitt. Ryggen sprucken i falsarna överst och skinnet flagat nederst vid den främre ytterfalsen. Pärmhörnen hårt nötta. En delvis bortskrapad namnteckning i yttermarginalen på titelbladet. I samband därmed har en del små hål bildats som senare delvis blivit lagade. Mindre solkfläck i övre marginalen på s. 48, en svag fuktrand på s. 165-66 och större på s. 175-87 samt en minimal gammal lagning nederst i inre marginalen på s. 192. Med Frederik Heymans exlibris och ur Bent Juel Jensens samling i Oxford.. Bibliotheca danica IV:565. Karen Brahe (1657-1736) fick en för sin tid osedvanligt omfattande utbildning och samlade ihop, delvis genom arv från sin bokligt intresserade släkt, inte minst Anne Gjøe, ett betydande bibliotek. Hon flyttade 1708 till Østrupgaard på Fyn, där hon levde sina sista 28 år upptagen av litterära sysslor och energisk drift av sin jordegendom. 1716 stiftade hon det adliga "frøkenklostret" i Odense, till vilket hon skänkte sin värdefulla boksamling, som till största delen bestod av äldre danska handskrifter och tryckta böcker samt tysk teologi, inte minst uppbyggelselitteratur. Bland handskrifterna finns en viktig samling folkvisor och bland böckerna många av de allra första danska trycken, varav ett antal i de enda bevarade exemplaren. Föreliggande katalog förtecknar de danska trycken. Boksamlingen är det äldsta bevarade danska privatbiblioteket och sannolikt ett av de äldsta bevarade i världen samlat av en kvinna

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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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        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. Collected from the Original Relations sent to the Kings of Spain

      London. Jer. Batley at The Dove. 1725-1726. Bound in full period calfskin. Elaborate gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt-tooled fleural motifs. Red and green morocco labels.All edges marbled. 8v0. 5"x8". The First Edition in English - the First Edition having been published in Madrid 1601-1615. Here, translated into English by Capt. John Stevens. Illustrated by 3 folding engraved maps,12 folding engraved plates and 2 single,full page engravings. Lacking the third single full page plate of 5 small portraits (Vol.5). Renowned primary account of the early Spanish conquest of the New World. "A grand chorus of writers, from Nicholas Antonio down to Thomas W. Field, unite in their testimony as to the fidelity of this Prince of Historians. He was successively employed as historiographer by Philip II, III, and IV, and having access to every available source of information, made free use of many original documents which had never before been printed, and which no longer exist in MS. His works embrace a large part of the MS. 'Chronicle' of B. de las Casa, and almost the entire MS. 'Relacion' of Palacio is incorporated with his fourth decade" (Sabin). "His work is the most complete of all those which we possess upon that subject of the epoch it embraces" (Field). Field 691 (later ed); Hill p 143; Palau 114314; Sabin 31557 Usual rubbing, scuffing to covers of this age. Vol.IV presents accentuated darkening along with well disposed cracking and small gouge to calf. Mild chip to Headpiece of Vol. VI.Small, well executed repair to short marginal tear of folding map at Frontis of Vol. IV (South America )which also presents some mild, usual creasing at gutter. Sporadic& marginal/non-obtrusive annotations & in period ink throughout. Several instances of more contemporary pencil annotations. Bookplates of Victorian Novelist, Robert Frederick Boyle to Front-Pastedowns of all volumes. Small stamp of more contemporary owner to FFEP's of all volumes. A Very Good, exceptionally well bound and preserved set with bright, crisp pages and plates.

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        The West Front of Cliefden House

      London: Published by Colen Campbell, 1725. Engraved by Henry Hulsbergh. On laid paper. Two repaired tears in the bottom margin, well outside image. 9 7/8 x 19 1/2 inches. 19 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches. From Colen Campbell's "Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect" Vitruvius Britannicus is one of the great eighteenth-century English architectural works. It illustrates, in a way, the social revolution that occured in the first half of the 18th century under the governance of Robert Walpole. Noble country estates as grand as any in continental Europe appeared throughout the land. These are buildings of Classical formality and grandeur, implying familial and imperial permanence, vast, symmetrical palaces that preside over their surroundings. Colen Campbell (1676-1729) was a descendant of the Campbells of Cawdor Castle in Scotland. As an architect, he favored the Palladian style and, through his own designs and withVitruvius Britannicus , helped establish it as the dominant style in great buildings, both public and private, in England. Cliefden House near Maidenhead was at one time a residence of Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II, but outlived by his father. The building burnt down in 1795.

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        The North Prospect of Cliefden House in Buckinghamshire the Seat of the Right Hon:ble The Earl of Orkney

      London: Published by Colen Campbell, 1725. Engraved by Henry Hulsbergh. Watermarked laid paper. A few spots. Repaired split at bottom of centerfold. Browning at edges. 10 x 19 1/2 inches. 19 3/4 x 26 1/2 inches. A noble British Palladian facade from Colen Campbell's "Vitruvius Britannicus." Colen Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus is considered one of the greatest eighteenth-century English architectural works. Campbell's seminal text helped establish Palladianism as the English national style and gave a unified façade to England's architectural landscape. Campbell published the first three volumes between 1715 and 1725, but the text was continued in two subsequent volumes by Woolfe and Gandon in 1767 and 1771. The work is comprised of large, finely engraved illustrations, plans, and cross sections of English country houses and parks. This rendition of the north facade of Cliefden was drawn by Campbell and engraved by Henry Hulsbergh (d.1729). Colen Campbell (1676-1729) was a descendant of the Campbells of Cawdor Castle in Scotland. As an architect, he favored the Palladian style and through his own designs and withVitruvius Britannicus successfully established it as the dominant style in great houses, public and private, in England. Cliefden House near Maidenhead was at one time a residence of Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II, but outlived by his father. The building burnt down in 1795.

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        Biblia graeca 1725 - He Palaia Diatheke Kata Tus Hebdomekonta (griechisch). Vetus Testamentum Graecum ex Versione Septuaginta Interpretum : Secundum Exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum, denuo recognitum Praefationem una cum variis Lectionibus, e praestantissimis MSS. Codicibus Bibliothecae Leidensis descriptis, praemisit David Millius [David Mill]

      Amsterdam, Societas 1725. 16 cm. 2 Bände. (138), 24, 895 (irrig 903), (1); 928 Seiten Titelblatt in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rückentitel - Darlow / Moule 4736 - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Blattränder stellenweise leicht gebräunt, auf Titel Besitzeintrag von 1727 - Sprache / Language: Griechisch / Greek -

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        Boscobel; Or, the Compleat History of the Most Miraculous Preservation of King Charles II. After the Battle of Worcester, September the 3d, 1651. To which is added, Claustrum Regale Reseratum; or The King's Concealment at Trent. The Fourth Edition, Adorn'd with Cuts. With a Supplement to the Whole

      London: Publish'd [i.e., written] by Mrs. Anne Wyndham. Printed for J. Wilford... 1725 Early twentieth century polished calf, rebacked with gilt-decorated spine laid down. Gilt triple-rule borders on covers, gilt inner dentelles. Top edge gilt. . Three parts in one (Parts I and II of Boscobel, plus Claustrum Regale Reseratum), twelvemo.. . With three separate title-pages. Engraved frontisportrait in Part I; engraved title for Claustrum the beginning of Part II, folding engraved map of Boscobel and elaborate engraved folding view of Boscobel, including the grounds, with a legend in the fore-ground. Title-page on a stub. Two small tears in frontisportrait plate, not affecting image, tear in back pastedown at gutter margin. A very good copy overall. Fourth edition of this account of Charles II's celebrated escape from the Parliamentary soldiers after the Battle of Worcester, first published in the year of his Restoration, 1662. Together with Anne Wyndham's Claustrum Regale Reseratum, first published in 1667, which deals with the hiding of Charles II in Trent at the house of Sir Francis Wyndham, 1st Baronet (1612-1676). Anne Gerard Wyndham (b. 1626) was his wife.

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        Les avantures de Telemaque, fils d' Ulysse : Composees par feu Messire Francois de Salignac, De la Motte Fenelon,

      A Rotterdam : Chez Jean Hofhout, 1725. New Edition. Nouvelle edition. Augmentee & corrigee sur le manuscrit original de l'auteur, avec des remarques pour l'intelligence de ce poeme allegorique. Physical description lix, [3], 535, [27] p., engr. frontis. plate, [10] plates : ill., plates, map (fold.) ; 12mo. Notes "Ode": pp. [1]-[5] at end. Includes index.Ramsay's "Discours de la poesie epique, et de l'excellence du poeme de Telemaque": pp. [xviii]-lix. Title page in red and black, with woodcut device. Subjects; Education of princes. Telemachus (Greek mythology) - Early works to 1800. Voyages, Imaginary. Other names; Ramsay, (Andrew Michael), Chevalier 1686-1743. Language; French Very good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the original label laid back. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        The Philosophical Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle Esq : In Three Volumes

      London : Printed or W. and J. Innys, 1725-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. London : Printed for W. and J. Innys ; and J. Osborn, and T. Longman, 1725. 3 v. : ill. ; 24 cm. (4to) Volume 3 is slightly larger, 1738 edition. All volumes fully re-bound in modern dark brown calf skin leather. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Black Morocco spine labels with gilt lettering. Gilt borders along spine. Tight bindings and solid boards. Bindings are in pristine condition. Modern endpapers. Clean, unmarked pages with minor toning throughout. Copper plate engravings and foldouts throughout. All are in tact.Robert Boyle was a nature philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor, known for his development of the first air pump. Boyle's greatest accomplishment was the invention of Boyle's law, which describes the inversely proportional relationship between the absolute pressure and volume of a gas. Though entitled a general collection of philosophical works, this three volume collection discusses, among other things, the principles of chemistry and medicine.This is a beautifully re-bound set, with a clean interior and exceptional illustrations. Please feel free to view our photographs.

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        Peregrinacao de Fernao Mendes Pinto e por elle escritta que consta de muytas, e muyto estranhas cousas, que vio, & ouvio no reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegu, no de Martavao, & em outros muytos reynos, & senhorios das partes orientaes ... [The Voyages and Adventures, of Fernand Mendez Pinto, a Portugal: During his Travels for the space of one and twenty years in the Kingdoms of Ethiopia, China, Tartaria, Cauchin-china, Calaminham, Siam, Pegu, Japan, and a great part of the East-Indiaes. With a Relation and Description of most of the Places thereof]

      Lisboa: na officina Ferreyrinana, 1725 Book. Near Fine. Leather Bound. 4th Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Lisboa: na officina Ferreyrinana, 1725. Expanded & Corrected Portuguese Fourth Edition. Small Folio. [iv], 468pp. Very handsome period style brown elaborately gilt tooled full calf. A near fine copy. Very Rare as only one copy found in Worldcat. This edition with "Breve discurso, em que se conta a conquista do reino de Pegu..,": p. 435-458. This is a translation from the Spanish of Manuel d'Abreu Mousinho on the conquest of Pegu (Burma) in 1600 which is not present in the first and second editions. Pinto a Portuguese explorer whose "exploits are known through the posthumous publication of his memoir Pilgrimage (Portuguese: Peregrinação) in 1614.. In the course of his travels in the Middle and Far East, Pinto visited Ethiopia, the Arabian Sea, China (where he claimed to have been a forced laborer on the Great Wall), India and Japan. He claimed to have been among the first group of Europeans to visit Japan and initiate the Nanban trade period. He also claimed to have introduced the gun there in 1543. It is known that he funded the first Christian church in Japan, after befriending a Catholic missionary and founding member of the Society of Jesus later known as St Francis Xavier"(Wikipedia). Upon returning to Portugal, Pinto wrote "his famous Peregrinacao, now regarded as one of the finest travel books of all time"(Howgego P99). "It is, moreover, a classic record of the experiences and observations of one of the earliest Europeans to penetrate into the interior of oriental countries, which, in that era, were practically unknown. He was the first European to enter Japan (in 1542), seven years before Saint Francis Xavier, the Apostle of the Indies"(Cox I, p. 324). .

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        De Vita & Rebus Gestis Serenissmiae Principis Mariae Scotorum Reginae, Franciae Dotariae,

      London - Jacob Woodman and David Lyon, 1725 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of De Vita & Rebus Gestis Serenissmiae Principis Mariae Scotorum Reginae. Bound in a contemporary full leather binding with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Two Volumes, complete. This work isthe life of Mary, Queen of Scots, in Latin. The binding could do with strengthening but still good to see it is the original and this is a rare work, last seen t uction in 2001 and before that only in 1985 in the last thrity years. Samuel Jebb, d. 1772, was a physician and scholar. He was educated at Mansfield grammar school, and Peterhouse, Cambridge. He was intended for the church, but being a nonjuror he was unable to take orders. He remained at Cambridge at least until 1718, when he became librarian to Jeremy Collier in London and began to occupy himself with literary work. . . Possibly the death of Collier in 1726 had something to do with Jebb's change of profession, for he commenced the study of medicine, attending Mead's private practice, and also learning chemistry and pharmacy. . . Jebb took the degree of MD in 1728 and set up as a physician where he combined medical practice with his literary work. . . . He did not become a licentiate of the College of Physicians until 1751. (from the DNB)Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The boards are held by the cords only, and could possibly detach in the post, even after careful packaging. The frontendpapers of volume2 are detached. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant bumping and rubbing, with some loss. Three of the four spine labels are missing. Internally the pages generally clean and bright, with slight browning to the page edges, and the very occasional spot. There are occasional slightly browned watermarks that do not affect the visibility of the text. Overall the condition is good, with a very good interior..

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        Libri de Rebus Britannicis, scilicet, Anglicis, Scoticis et Hibernicis

      n.p. [Edinburgh?, 1725?]. First edition. Folio (29.9 x 18.3 cm). 56 pp. Modern blue morocco-backed boards. Some pale dampstaining to first and last leaves. ESTCT74613 (3 locations in the US: Huntington, Folger, and Newberry) . Rare, anonymously published bibliography of approximately 350 works on British history. Attributed by the British Library to James Anderson, writer to the Signet and noted Scottish genealogist and antiquarian. Divided into fifteen sections, it lists works printed between 1480 (Caxton's Chronicle of England and Higden's Polychronicon) and 1722, and includes many atlases, as well as books of American interest

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        The Most Notable Antiquity Of Great Britain, Vulgarly called Stone-Heng, On Salisbury Plain, Restored... To which are added, The Chorea Gigantum, Or Stone-Heng Restored to the Danes, By Doctor Charleton; And Mr. Webb's Vindication of Stone-Heng Restored, In Answer to Dr. Charleton's Refections; With Observations upon the Orders and Rules of Architecture in Use among the Antient Romans. Before the whole are prefixed, Certain Memoirs relating to the Life of Inigo Jones

      London:: D. Browne Junior, J. Woodman, & D. Lyon,, 1725.. Second edition.. Hardcover. Folio. (340 x 215mm). First Collected Edition (second editions of each work). 3 Parts in one volume. pp.(12), 1-72; (10), 48; (6), 228, (13 - Index). Bound without adverts. First Part: title page in red and black. Engraved portrait of Inigo Jones by Hollar after van Dyke, 4 folding views after John Hassell by Elisha Kirkall (new to this edition), 7 views (4 double-page or folding - 2 browned at fold), 3 engravings in text (plans of the Design), Second part: engraved portrait of Charleton by Pierre Lombart. Third part: 10 text engravings. LACKS Camden's view. Quarter morocco gilt, raised bands, over marbled paper-covered boards. Spine rubbed and a little dry, just-cracked along outer joints but not affecting the integrity of the binding. Boards scuffed, darkened and worn to edges and corners. Some numbers scrawled to front pastedown in thin brown crayon. The portrait engravings a little tanned. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A striking, largely clean copy inside a worn but solid binding.

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        Prospect der Geheimen Hoff-Cantzley a. Das Kloster Spitahl. Prospectus Cancellariae Intimi

      Augsburg, Pfeffel 1725.. Kolor. Orig.-Kupferstich von I. A. Corvinus aus Salomon Kleiner. Vera et accurata delineatio...Wahrhaffte und genaue Abbildung Aller Kirchen und Clöster.. 22 x 33 cm. (Bildausschn.). Schönes. breitrandiges Expl. Gerahmt. Nebehay-W. 306 - Ansicht vom Ballhausplatz mit dem heutigen Bundeskanzlermat.

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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. .

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        The Odyssey of Homer. [Translated By Alexander Pope. Spine Title: Pope's Homer's Odyssey] 5 Volumes

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1725-1726, 1725. 5 Volumes with 24 books and 24 Observations on the books, each with its own title-page. Large paper edition, 282 mm x 227 mm, frontispiece portrait and title-page vignette in vol. 1, engraved headpieces throughout, with engraved, illustrated tailpieces with the square impression or pull marks visible, title-pages printed in red and black, "Translated from the Greek" added to vols. 2-5, vols. 4 and 5 dated 1726. Original full calf binding and marbled endpapers, 5 raised bands, leather spine labels, red-stained edges. Rebacked, spines expertly and sympathetically retooled with ornate gilt compartments, dated at heel, corners strengthened and corner pieces added. Overall, a very handsome set. . Full-Leather. Very Good. Quarto.

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        Entwurff, einer historischen Architectur; in Abbildung unterschiedener berühmten Gebäude, des Alterthums, und fremder Völcker, umb aus den Geschicht-büchern, Gedächtnüsz-müntzen, Ruinen, und eingeholten wahrhafften Abriszen, vor Augen zu stellen. In dem ersten Buche. Die von der Zeit vergrabene Bau-arten der alten Jüden, Egyptier, Syrer, Perser, und Griechen. In dem andren. Alte unbekante römische. In dem dritten. Einige fremde, in- und auszer-europäische, als der Araber, und Türcken, etc. auch neue persianische, siamitische, sinesische, und japonesische Gebäude. In dem vierten. Einige Gebäude von des Autoris Erfindung und Zeichnung

      Leipzig, o. Dr., 1725.. 5 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gest. Titel, gest. Widmungsblatt, 5 gest. Zwischentitel und 85 (3 gefalt.; 1 Karte) gest. Tafeln. 25 Bll. Text mit Erklärungen in französischer Sprache. Lederband d. Zt. auf 7 Bünden; mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenverg. 40 x 52 cm. Ornamentstichkatalog 2106; Fowler 121, Anm.; Nebehay/W. 176, Anm. - Titelauflage des erstmals 1721 in Wien erschienenen großen Architekturwerkes. In den ersten 3 Teilen werden historische und legendäre Bauwerke und Städte gezeigt bzw. rekonstruiert, darunter die Sieben Weltwunder (die Hängenden Gärten in Babylon, die ägyptischen Pyramiden, das Wunderbild des Olympischen Zeus von Phidias, das Mausoleum zu Halikarnassos, der Tempel der Artemis zu Ephesos, der Koloss von Rhodos, der Leuchtturm auf der Insel Pharos), die Villa des Nero, der Diokletianspalast in Split, Palmyra, Stonehenge, die Isola Borromea im Lago Maggiore, ungarische und türkische Moscheen, Mekka und Medina, Siam, Peking und Nanking. Im wichtigsten 4. Teil sind die eigenen Bauten Fischers v. Erlach abgebildet, u. a. Schönbrunn, die Karlskirche, die Paläste des Prinzen Eugen, des Fürsten Trautson und des Grafen v. Gallas in Wien, die Liebfrauenkirche und die Neue Favorite in Salzburg. Diese Kupfer sind von hohem dokumentarischem Wert, da die tatsächlichen Ausführungen nicht wesentlich von den hier gezeigten Entwürfen abweichen. Im fünften Teil dann Abbildungen antiker und moderner Vasen, z. Tl. aus Schloß Mirabell in Salzburg. Die ausführenden Stecher waren J. U. Kraus, J. A. Delsenbach, C. Engelbrecht u. J. A. Pfeffel. Der Begleittext stammt von dem Altertumsforscher und Numismatiker C. G. Heraeus. - "Fischer v. Erlach ist der erste, der die Darstellung chinesischer Architektur in eine europäische Architekturübersicht einbezieht... Fischers Blick öffnet sich erstmals weltweit..., ein kühner Versuch, die Vision einer Weltarchitektur zur Grundlage eines eigenen Architekturkonzepts zu machen" (Kruft 205ff., mit ausführlicher Würdigung des Werkes). - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Durchgehend etwas gebräunt und fingerfleckig, rechte untere Ecke zum Schluss feucht- bzw. etwas moderfleckig. Bei den gefalteten Tafel einige kleine, sehr fachmännisch ausgeführte Restaurierungen in den Faltungen zu sehen, ebenfalls bei einigen wenige Tafeln bei minimalen Eck- bzw. Randläsuren.

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        Peregrinacao de Fernao Mendes Pinto. Que consta Muytas, e Muyto Estaranhas Vousas, que vio, & ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegu, no de Martavao, & em outros muytos Reynos, & Senhorios das partes Orientaes.

      Ferreyriana,, Lisboa, 1725 - 4to. (iv), 468pp. Contemporary full calf, rebacked & newly fly paper, spine & corners rubbed, title-label lacked. Cordier Japonica 35 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Shakespeare. Collated and Corrected by the former editions, by Mr. Pope. The works include: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony & Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc

      London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1725., 1725. First Pope Edition. The 7th Edition overall after the four folio editions and the two Rowe octavo editions, making it the First Quarto Edition as well. 7 volumes; 4to. Original full calf boards, scuffed; recently recornered and respined to style with red and green title labels, gilt to raised bands. Ownership to all volumes. A very handsome set if somewhat browned and foxed internally. The 7th volume, often not present, contains Venus and Adonis, Tarquin and Lucrece and Miscellany Poems with a Preface by Dr. Sewell.

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        Hispaniæ et Portugalliæ Regna

      Amsterdam: Peter Schenck Junior, 1725. Copper engraving with stunning period colour. Printed on fine laid paper. In excellent condition. 18 ¾ x 22 ½ inches. 22 ¼ x 26 inches. An elegant map of Spain and Portugal by the celebrated cartographer Nicolaes Visscher. For nearly a century the Visscher family dominated Amsterdam's map trade. Claez Jansz Visscher (1587-1652) founded the business at the beginning of the seventeenth century, establishing the firm near the workshop of the great Dutch publisher Pieter van der Keere. At this time he produced a few separately issued maps but his first major atlas was completely comprised of maps printed from van der Keere's old plates. The business was continued by Visscher's son and grandson, Nicholaes Visscher I (1618-1679) and Nicholaes Visscher II (1649-1702). During their lifetimes they issued a great quanity of atlases, which they consistently updated and revised with the latest cartographic discoveries. Elizabeth Visscher, the widow of Nicholaes II, continued the business after her husband's death and published both an Atlas Minor and an Atlas Major in several revised editions. This is a very attractive and readable map of the Iberian Peninsula by Nicolaes Visscher. The cartouche shows the combined coat of arms representing one kingdom, as it was under Philip II (and his successors) until 1640, when Portugal broke away. Moreland & Bannister, Antique Maps, online edition; Tooley, Maps and Mapmakers

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        A Vindication of the Doctrines of the Church of Englandin Opposition to Those of Rome

      sp;- London - Innys8 by 5; [viii]xxxvi[xiv]472 pp. 1725 - A thorough defence of the posited importance of reason and epistemology in theology. Phillips Gretton (c1678-1746) was a graduate Trinity College, Cambridge, whence he gained a fellowship in 1700. In the same year he gained two livings in Essex, and was awarded a D. D. from Trinity in 1732. He wasa critic of Samuel Clarke's a priori argument for the existence of God, although Clarke did not consider his criticism strong enough to warrant a response. In the Vindications, he discusses thesupremacy of the doctrine of reason, scripture and tradition, claims about the infallibility of the church, Catholicism, the status of the doctrine of the Church of England, the Greek and Eastern churches and their relationship toRome, theorigins of theReformation, and Papal usurpations and claims to supremacy. Condition: Externally, bound in old pannelled calf. Spine chipped with label missing. Joints cracked and corners slightly worn. Internally, firmly bound. Armorial bookplate of William Herrick and bookplate of Professor David Arthur Pailin on front pastedown; edge of leaves burnished; engraved headpieces and tailpieces; errata on p. xiv]; a little foxing on final page. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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