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        Caart van het Eyland Manipa / Caart van het Eyland Noessa-Laoet / Caart van het Eyland Honimoa / Caart van het Eyland Oma

      Amsterdam: Francois Valentijn, 1726. unbound. Chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 17 3/4 x 22 1/4" This rare chart depicts the Islands in the Moluccas group. Essentially four maps on a single sheet, the islands of Manipa, Noessa-Laoet, Honimoa and Oma are included here. The Moluccas, part of the so-called Spice Islands, otherwise known as the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Covered largely in mountains and forests, the islands were highly valued by the Dutch as a center for the trade in nutmeg, mace and cloves that were originally found only there. A panel on the left depicts an interesting scene of two warriors from Manipa, west of Seram, in battle with knife, shield and sword. The map also features rhumb lines and compass rose. Map is in very good condition with some offsetting and foxing throughout. François Valentijn (1666-1727) was a Dutch minister and naturalist who worked as a missionary in India. He is best known for his "Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën," a monumental history and description of the East Indies and its surrounding lands that remains a significant primary source today. This map is a fascinating document of Dutch involvement in the region.

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        [Gulliver's Travels] Travels into several remote nations of the world. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, first a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships [Teerink "B"]

      London: printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle-Temple Gate, in Fleet-Street, , M,DCC,XXVI. [1726]. First Edition. Full Calf. Fine. Four parts in two octavo volumes, with continuous pagination to each volume (the parts of the first two editions/issues were separately paginated, giving rise to the suggestion they were originally issued in parts): viii,[4],148,[6],149-310; [6],154,[8],155-353,[1]pp (numerous misnumbered pages, but text continuous and complete), engraved frontispiece portrait of Lemuel Gulliver by Sturter Sheppard, in second state, printed on paper with vertical chain lines, with "Captain Lemuel Gulliver of Redriff. Ætat. suæ LVIII." around the oval and beneath, on a tablet where the inscription first appeared, a quotation, in Latin, from Persius; five engraved maps (two for Part III and one for each of the other Parts), and engraved plate depicting the writing machine in the "Grand Academy of Lagado" in Part III; decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces and historiated initials. Early nineteenth-century speckled calf, very skillfully rebacked; red and black morocco lettering pieces gilt; marbled end papers; all edges gilt; cloth slipcase. A superb presentation, bindings square, tight and unmarked; contents clean and fresh (unobtrusively washed with faded signature on title page, vol. II). Teerink-Scouten 291. Rothschild 2108. Printing and the Mind of Man 185. Grolier English 100, 42. Third Issue/Edition (Teerink "B"), published in December, 1726 (following appearance of the first issue on October 28). For nearly two hundred years, the three separate appearances of Gulliver's Travels from 1726 (Teerink A, AA and B) were considered different issues of a single first edition. Early in the twentieth century bibliographical analysis demonstrated that these were, in fact, separate editions, each set from the previous, but Teerink still thought it "advisable to stick to the well established practice of calling the three 1726 editions first," largely because the publisher (Benjamin Motte), as well as Swift (in letters to Pope and Ford), thought of them in that way, describing only the edition following Teerink B (the 1727 octavo edition) as "The Second Edition" (vol. 1 title page) and "The Second Edition, Corrected" (vol. 2 title page) and the 1727 duodecimo as the Third (all five published by Motte), "after which Bathurst's 1742, 1747 and 1751 editions as 'fourth,' 'fifth' and 'sixth' follow in regular sequence." The several editions of 1726 all consist of two volumes of two parts each describing voyages to: I. Lilliput; II. Brobdingnag; III. Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubdubdrib, and Japan, and IV. the Country of the Houyhnhnms. The distinguishing feature of the third issue/edition, according to Williams (whose exhaustive analysis of all five Motte editions, in the introduction and notes to the definitive edition of Swift's text, appeared in 1926), "is the continuous pagination and continuous count by signatures throughout each volume." (Williams, p. lxxiv) "Gulliver's Travels has achieved the final apotheosis of a satirical fable, but it has also become a tale for children. For every edition designed for the reader with an eye to the [book's] historical background, twenty have appeared, abridged or adapted, for readers who care nothing for the satire and enjoy it as a first-class story." (PMM) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts

      London: Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726 Four parts in two volumes as issued. Octavo. Volume I: First edition, Teerink's "B" with the engraved frontispiece of Lemuel Gulliver in the second state (as usual); volume II: Second edition (Teerink 293) as stated on the title page, bound without advertisement leaf. Bound in contemporary full polished brown calf, spines attractively rebacked early with floral decorations in blind, gilt bands, red lettered labels, dates in gilt to lower spines. Spines lightly worn and rubbed, some scattered foxing and toning to pages, small stain to upper corner of leaves of volume II. A very good set.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First Surgeon and then a Captain of Several Ships.

      Benj. Motte 1726 - First edition, first printing (i.e. Teerink A). Frontispiece portrait of Gulliver in the second state, as usual, with vertical chain lines and the lettering around the oval frame. Two volumes. 8vo. (184 x 114 mm). Recent, period style full speckled tan calf, red morocco title labels to the spine, lettered in gilt, raised bands with gilt decoration in the sections. Occasional light spotting but generally clean and bright. Overall an excellent set of this seminal work. Four maps and two plans, plus decorative chapter headings and tailpieces. The author's masterpiece and landmark in the early development of the novel. The first printing was published on 28 October and sold out within a week and was quickly followed by two further printings in 1726, which are subtly different to the first printing, though bibliographically distinct as shown by Teerink in his bibliography of Swift, and referred to as Teerink AA and B issues. The work was immediately hailed as a classic, "From the highest to the lowest, it is universally read, from the Cabinet-council to the Nursery" - John Gay "Gulliver's Travels has given Swift an immortality beyond Temporary Fame" (PMM) Teerink 290; PMM 185 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Shakespear. In Eight Volumes. Collated and Corrected by the Former Editions, by Mr. Pope

      Dublin: Printed by and for Geo. Grierson ... and for George Ewing ..., 1726. First Irish edition of Shakespeare. Wood-engraved head- and tailpieces and initials. Lacking subscriber's list called for in ESTC. 8 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled calf. Expertly rebacked to style, red morocco spine labels, text exceptionally clean and crisp. First Irish edition of Shakespeare. Wood-engraved head- and tailpieces and initials. Lacking subscriber's list called for in ESTC. 8 vols. 8vo. 'The first edition of Shakespeare's works published in Ireland' (Jaggard). A rare complete set of the first edition of Shakespeare's works printed in Ireland. Published in 8 volumes by George Grierson and George Ewing, this piracy reprints Pope's 6-volume 4to edition of 1725, including Rowe's Life and the Index of the Characters, Sentiments, Speeches and Descriptions. It also includes the text of Sewell's supplementary volume 7 - volume 8 in this edition. Jaggard notes that the edition "appears to have met with poor encouragement, only 162 subscribers offering the needful support." This was not Grierson and Ewing's first attempt to print Shakespeare in Ireland. Grierson's 1721 edition of Hamlet is believed to be the first printing of any Shakespeare work in Ireland; Grierson also printed editions of Othello and Julius Caesar that year. In 1723 Ewing issued an edition of Macbeth. All early Irish editions of Shakespeare are rare. We find no complete copies of this set at auction on ABPC or Rare Book Hub and fewer than 20 copies in institutions. The Eccles copy of the 1723 Macbeth brought over $31,000 in 2004. With Irish provenance from the library of Mount Congreve, County Waterford. Jaggard, p. 498; ESTC T63759. Provenance: John Congreve (1801-1863, armorial bookplate in each volume)

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        CAPITULAZIONE DELLA PACE, ET AMICIZIA PERPETUA STABILITA, E CELEBRATA NELL'ANNO 1639 A' 3. SETTEMBRE, RATIFICATA E GIURATA A' 24. OTTOBRE 1726. Dall'Eccellentissimo Signor Maresciallo Conte di Daun, Prencipe di Tiano &c. &c., in nome di S.M. Cesarea, e Cattolica, e degli Ambasciadori delle Tre' Leghe Grise. Con alcune Aggiunte, Spiegazioni, e Miglioramenti.

      Milano, Malatesta, s.d. (1726). In-8 p. (mm. 210x162), 3 plaquettes rilegate assieme, cartoncino muto moderno, pp. 16. Unita a: - “Atto della solennità e giuramento dell'Osservanza della Capitolazione, della Pace, & Amicizia perpetua.. tra S.M. Cesarea e Cattolica e le eccelse tre leghe Grise”, pp. (8). Unito a: - “Capitulazione concertata in Milano.. tra il Signor Maresciallo Conte di Daun e gli Ambasciadori Grigioni, sopra la Religione, Governo, ed altri particolari toccanti alla Valtellina, Contadi di Bormio, e Chiavenna”, Milano, Malatesta, (1726), pp. 19. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Valsecchi Pontiggia,2832 e 2833. Ben conservato.

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        Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus. Observationibus geographicis, astronomicis, hydrographicis, historicis, physicis perlustratus.

      - Hagae Comitum (The Hague) Gosse, Alberts, & de Hondt; Amsterdam, Uytwerf & Changuion, 1726. Six volumes in six. Imperial folio (58.0 x 40.5 cm). Titles printed in red and black. Six engraved frontispieces, and 283 copper-engraved plates, as well as many text engravings, engraved vignettes and capitals. Signed in the first volume by all four publishers, listing all subscribers, and numbered (#93), identifying this set as that of Adriaan Deynoot (1685-1744). Contemporary uniform full morocco. Spines with eight raised, gilt-ornamented bands, rich gilt compartments and two black morocco labels with gilt titles. Boards with gilt ornamental borders, gilt corner pieces, and gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Edges marbled.l First edition of this rare, splendid and opulent work which was vastly expanded on knowledge derived from the author's own collection of natural history specimens and artifacts - Marsigli's famous Kunstkammer in Bologna. The work deals with the natural history of the Danube river, which runs from southern Germany into Austria, through Slovakia, Hungary, along Croatia, through Serbia and Romania, and along Bulgaria, towards the Black Sea. It flows through Regensburg, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade and numerous other cities. It is the longest river of Central Europe. Its fauna has many endemic elements, and its waters have been a major trading route since prehistoric times. Wood: "Basic work on one of Europe's greatest rivers [.] in which [Marsigli] devoted much space to a study of the riverbed and of the waters, as well as to the flora and fauna, and geology and the mineralogy of the adjacent land." DSB: "An early classic on the natural history of the River Danube with an account (vols. IV-VI) of the animals living in it and about its course, a description of the fishes, birds and their nests, the quadrupeds roaming the banks, etc.". The volumes are devoted to cartography, astronomy and hydrography (Volume 1) with maps of the whole river and spurious astronomical observations [measurements of star positions (e.g. Polaris, Arcturus, Spica) at various places along the Danube (e.g. Vienna), Jupiter and the position of the Galilean moons (in several figures), the transit of Mercury, on 3 November 1697 and its track across the solar disc (figured), and lunar phases with 16 large figures showing the terminator relative to the moon’s craters]; archaeology and history of the settlements, towns, roads and bridges (Vol. 2); mineralogy (Vol. 3); fish fauna (Vol. 4), which includes one plate with shells, and two with turtles; avifauna (Vol. 5); and several other subjects, including meteorological and climatological observations, notes on the river's velocity, the insects occurring in and near the river, etc., etc. (Vol. 6). They are titled as follows: Tomus I, in tres partes digestus : geographicum, astronomicum, hydrographicum; Tomus II. De Antiquitatibus Romanorum ad ripas Danubii; Tomus. III. De Mineralibus circa Danubium effossis; Tomus IV. De Piscibus in aquis Danubii viventibus; Tomus V. De Avibus circa aquas Danubii vagantibus, et de ipsarum nidis.; Tomus VI. De Fontibus Danubii. Observationes anatomicae. De Aquis Danubii et Tibisci. Catalogus plantarum. Observationes habitae cum barometris et thermometris. De Insectis. Wood: "The part of ornithological plates with 74 drawings by the Italian artist Raimondo Manzini (1658-1730), including 59 birds, and 15 nests with eggs, the latter are considered the first illustrations of its kind in the history of ornithology". In several bibliographies the plate number is erroneously stated to be 284, which probably goes back to a counting error caused by inconsistencies in the numbering of figures and the distinction between engraved plates and text engravings. Complete copies have 283 plates, as should be concluded after carefully comparing the extensive plate listings. Provenance: the former owner of this copy was the original subscriber, Adriaan Deynoot from Holland, who earned his d [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MARK. - Karte., "Le Comté de la Marck. Les Seigneuries Abbayes de Werden, d'Essen, et la Ville Imperiale de Dortmundt".

      Altkol. Kupferstich von R. & J. Ottens, nach 1726, 42 x 55 cm. Zeigt die Grafschaft Mark mit der Abtei Essen und Werden sowie dem Stadtgebiet von Dortmund (Ruhrgebiet) mit dem Gebiet Duisburg-Ruhrort, Werne, Soest und Bergneustadt. - Links unten große Titelkartusche. Schönes altes Flächenkolorit. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Landkarten

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        MARK. - Karte. "Le Comté de la Marck. Les Seigneuries Abbayes de Werden, d'Essen, et la Ville Imperiale de Dortmundt".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von R. & J. Ottens, nach 1726, 42 x 55 cm. Zeigt die Grafschaft Mark mit der Abtei Essen und Werden sowie dem Stadtgebiet von Dortmund (Ruhrgebiet) mit dem Gebiet Duisburg-Ruhrort, Werne, Soest und Bergneustadt. - Links unten große Titelkartusche. Schönes altes Flächenkolorit.

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        ST. JEAN DE MAURIENNE/Savoyen., "Civitas Sanct Joannis Maurianensis". Prächtige Gesamtansicht vor hohen Bergen.

      Kupferstich bei J. Blaeu, 1726, 52 x 58 cm. Aus "Theatrum statuum regiae celsitudinis Sabaudiae". - Titelkartusche mit zwei Putten und Wappen, rechts unten gestochene Erklärungen A - T. - Sehr schöner, kräftiger Druck. Europa, Frankreich

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        ST. JEAN DE MAURIENNE/Savoyen. "Civitas Sanct Joannis Maurianensis". Prächtige Gesamtansicht vor hohen Bergen.

      - Kupferstich bei J. Blaeu, 1726, 52 x 58 cm. Aus "Theatrum statuum regiae celsitudinis Sabaudiae". - Titelkartusche mit zwei Putten und Wappen, rechts unten gestochene Erklärungen A - T. - Sehr schöner, kräftiger Druck.

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        \"Civitas Sanct Joannis Maurianensis\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht vor hohen Bergen.

       Kupferstich bei J. Blaeu, 1726, 52 x 58 cm. Aus \"Theatrum statuum regiae celsitudinis Sabaudiae\". - Titelkartusche mit zwei Putten und Wappen, rechts unten gestochene Erklärungen A - T. - Sehr schöner, kräftiger Druck. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Frankreich

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        Histoire de Huon de Bordeaux, Pair de France, Duc de Guienne, contenant ses faits et actions Héroïques, mise en deux livres aussi beaux et divertissant que jamais ont ait lu.

      Veuve Garnier, Troyes 1726 - 2 tomes in-4 reliés dans un papier marbré. 128 pp, 120 pp. Vignettes en pages-de-titre. Manque de papier en queue du dos, déchirures usr les bords, coins pliés. Rousseurs et mouillures claires en marge sur les 5 premières pages du t1 et sur les 40 dernières du T2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Chancery, Relating to the Judicial Power of the..

      1726. Practice and Procedure in the Eighteenth-Century Chancery Courts [C] [Burroughs, Samuel (d. 1761)]. The History of the Chancery; Relating to the Judicial Power of that Court, And the Rights of the Matters. London: J. Walthoe, 1726. [iv], 118, [2] pp. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, gilt frames to boards, lettering piece and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, hinges mended. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, early armorial bookplate to front pastedown, later bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front free endpaper, small embossed Macclesfield stamps to title page and a few other leaves. Light toning to text, finger smudges and staining to outer margins of some leaves, light soiling to title page. A handsome copy. $500. * Only edition. According to Cooper, "Lord King was so much pleased with the work that he rewarded the author with a mastership in Chancery." Our copy once belonged to the library of Shirbirn Castle, the library of the Earls of Macclesfield, one of the finest private libraries in Great Britain. Cooper, Defects of Chancery cited in Marvin, Legal Bibliography 165. English Short-Title Catalogue T36472.

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        Astronomisches Handbuch worinnen nach Anzeige der Vorrede, das nohtwendigste anzutressen ist, was zur Ausubung der unentbehrlichen Astronomie erfodert wird. Aus das deutlichste beschrieben, und so wol durch wahrhaste Exempel, als viele Figuren erldutert

      Peter Conrad Monath, Nurberg 1726 - In antiporta tavola incisa rappresentante l'Astronomia; marca tipografica al frontespizio. In fine volume 16 tavole ripiegate raffiguranti strumenti astronomici e osservazioni sulle fasi e le eclissi di luna Numero di tavole: 17 pp.(16), 530, (20) altezza 22 larghezza 19 Legatura antica muta in pergamena; macchie diffuse, angoli superiori esterni dei piatti molto rovinati, piccola etichetta numerica al dorso. Firma antica di appartenenza al contropiatto anteriore. Tarlo alla cerniera interna delle cc che interessa l'antiporta e le prime 4 cc; due fori di tarlo al margine inferiore di antiporta e delle prime 2 cc.; piccoli fori di tarlo al margine inferiore angolo sinistro da Tt1 a Xx 3; piccoli fori di tarlo al margine interno superiore da Rrr2 a Zzz2. Gora di umidità al margine inferiore delle prime 8 cc; sottili gore di umidità ai margini inferiore e superiore interessano con intensità variabile e in modo discontinuo tutto il volume.

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        Charter Granted by Their Majesties

      1726. First Edition . (MASSACHUSETTS ACTS AND LAWS). The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. WITH: Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. Boston: B. Green, 1726-27. Folio, period-style full paneled calf, raised bands, black morocco spine label; pp. [2], 14, [2], 354, 17. $4000.First edition, scarce colonial printing of the Massachusetts charter and laws, with separate title pages and royal arms on second title.An early and scarce imprint providing fascinating insights into colonial attitudes and concerns, including relations with Indians and acts concerning prisons, trials, tradesmen, taverns, and the killing of wolves. Copies of the Acts vary in collation, since after each legislative session, additional laws were issued and paged continuously. A complete copy can contain anywhere from 347 to more than 550 pages. This copy ends with additional pages 349-354 (Boston: B. Green, 1727). The Charter usually appears at the beginning of the 1726 printing, as in this copy. The Table, however, covers only the first 347 pages; this copy includes additional index entries in contemporary hand. Tower 215. Sabin 45568; 45673. Evans 2762; 2900. Title page with the contemporary owner signature of George Leonard, presumably Colonel George Leonard, a judge and member of the Massachusetts provincial council.Occasional foxing and dampstaining. Handsomely bound.

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        Dekorative Halblederausgabe mit Kupferstichen - Universalhistorie alter, mittler und neuer Zeiten. 15 Bände + 1 Registerband in 16 Bänden (Komplett). Aus dem Französischen. Mit Zusätzen und Berichtigungen von Wilhelm Ernst Christiani.

      8. 16 Bände. Mit 15 Kupferstichtafeln von Weinrauch als Frontispize in Bdn 1-15. Halblederbände der Zeit mit 4 Bünden, zweifarb. Lederrückenschildchen, Rückengoldprägung, Lederecken und rotem Rundum-Farbschnitt. - Claude François Xavier Millot (1726 in Ornans, - 1785 in Paris) war Kleriker und Historiker. Millot erhielt seine Ausbildung an einer von Jesuiten geleiteten Schule und nach dem obligatem Noviziat trat er der Societas Jesu bei. Später unterrichtete er an mehreren Ordensschulen, u.a. auch in Lyon wo er als Dozent für Beredsamkeit wirkte. 1757 veröffentlichte Millot eine Eloge auf Montesquieu und musste daraufhin seinen Orden verlassen. Mehr Historiker als Kleriker veröffentlichte Millot in den nächsten Jahren einige historische Werke. 1777 ernannte ihn die Académie française zum Nachfolger des verstorbenen Schriftstellers Jean-Baptiste Louis Gresset. Anlässlich von Millots Aufnahme in die Académie française prägte d'Alembert das Bonmot "Millot hat nichts von einem Priester an sich als das Kleid". Die hier vorliegende deutsche Übersetzung eines seiner Hauptwerke erschien erstmals 1772/83 in Paris (Élements d'histoire génerale ancienne et moderne). Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Kapitale stellw. etwas lädiert und wurmstichig. Kupfertafeln in den weißen Rändern, Vorsätze und Titelblätter etwas stockfleckig.

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        THE EXILES OF THE COURT OF AUGUSTUS CAESAR, being the History of the various Amours of the Celebrated OVID, Horace, Virgil, Lentulus, Cornelius Gallus, Hortinsius and many other Famous Poets and Heroes of that Age.

      London, D. Browne, S. Chapman, 1726. THREE PARTS ONLY, possibly all that was translated into English (no other parts located or volumes listed in libraries), translated from the French of Mademoiselle Villedieu, 1726. 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, pages: [4], 1-235, bound in full old sheep, no lettering or label, gilt rules to edges of covers, headpiece to each chapter and tailpiece to first chapter. Binding rubbed and scuffed, slight scrape to lower cover, shelf wear to edges and corners, pale age-browning to pastedowns and endpapers, neat old ink name of previous owner to first pastedown, top margin of title page and 3 other margins, otherwise a very good copy. ESTC T154014. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Le coutumier de Picardie, contenant les commentaires de Heu, de Dufresne & de Ricard sur les coutumes d'Amiens: de Gosset, sur celle de Ponthieu: de Le Caron, sur Peronne, Mondidier & Roye: de La Villette, : de Dubours, sur Montreuil sur Mer: de Le Roy de Lozembrune,. sur celle de Boulenois;.

      París, aux dépens de la Societé, 1726 - 2 volúmenes en gran folio, plena piel de época rozada, nervios, lomo cuajado, cortes tintados. Portada a dos tintas, puntos de óxido y leves manchas esporádicas. BUEN ESTADO. Vol. I: dividido en 4 partes, las tres primeras con dos páginas por cada cara y texto a dos columnas, la cuarta con una página por cara y texto a línea tirada; [16]+678+[80]+454+[28]+296+[14]+233+[1] p. V. II: [16]+170 + [6]+274+[4]+108+20+214+204 p, texto a dos columnas

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        THE EXILES OF THE COURT OF AUGUSTUS CAESAR, being the History of the various Amours of the Celebrated OVID, Horace, Virgil, Lentulus, Cornelius Gallus, Hortinsius and many other Famous Poets and Heroes of that Age.

      London, D. Browne, S. Chapman, 1726.. THREE PARTS ONLY, possibly all that was translated into English (no other parts located or volumes listed in libraries), translated from the French of Mademoiselle Villedieu, 1726. 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, pages: [4], 1-235, bound in full old sheep, no lettering or label, gilt rules to edges of covers, headpiece to each chapter and tailpiece to first chapter. Binding rubbed and scuffed, slight scrape to lower cover, shelf wear to edges and corners, pale age-browning to pastedowns and endpapers, neat old ink name of previous owner to first pastedown, top margin of title page and 3 other margins, otherwise a very good copy. ESTC T154014. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        LA FIERA, Commedia, e LA TANCIA, Commedia rusticale. Coll'annnotazioni dell'Abate Anton Maria Salvini, Gentiluomo Fiorentino e Lettor delle Lettere Greche nello Studio Fiorentino.

      nella Stamperia di S.A.R. per li Tartini e Franchi, 1726. In-4 p. (mm. 305x205), p. pelle bazana coeva, sottile cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni (restaurato) con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, 1 c.b., XVI,603 pp.num., con ritratto dell'Autore di C. Allori, inc. in rame da Franceschini; tit. in rosso e nero al frontespizio con bella vignetta incisa. La "Fiera" (occupa 319 facciate) è seguita dalla "Tancia" (che termina a p. 370); vengono appresso le "Annotazioni" del Salvini sopra entrambe, l'Indice e l'Errata. Cfr. Gamba,253: "Pregevolissima edizione.. La "Fiera", pubblicata per la prima volta in questa edizione del 1726, è divisa in XXV Atti e in cinque parti, da recitarsi in altrettanti giorni; fu rappresentata in Firenze nel Carnovale dell'anno 1618. Venne principalmente composta coll'intenzione di maggiormente corredare di bei modi di dire toscani e di gerghi contadineschi il Vocabolario della Crusca" - Brunet,1394 cita la ns. ediz. e precisa: "La "Tancia" avait d'abord été imprimée à Florence en 1612, et la première édit. qui porte le nom de l'Auteur est celle de 1638". "Michelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane (1568-1646) era figlio di Leonardo, un fratello del grande Michelangelo, di cui raccolse le "Rime" nel 1625. La sua padronanza della lingua toscana e l'amore col quale ne raccoglieva modi e voci dall'uso vivo del popolo, lo resero prezioso e attivissimo collaboratore della prima ediz. del 'Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca'. E nell'Accademia prese il nome di 'Impastaro'.. Impossibile è dare un sunto o trovare il filo conduttore dell'azione della commedia la "Fiera" che comprende oltre 25.000 versi.. La "Tancia" commedia rusticale in cinque atti in ottave, scintillante di arguzia, di vivacità e di forza drammatica, fu rappresentata nel 1611 alla presenza dei Granduchi Cosimo I e Maria Maddalena in Firenze." Così Diz. Autori Bompiani,I, p. 363. Antiche scritte a penna in inglese sulla prima c.b. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        NUMISMATA AEREA selectiora maximi moduli a Museo Pisano olim Corrario.

      Albrizzi, [1726], Venezia, - in folio (mm.432x295), 1 cb, carte n.numerate 4, 92 tavole incise in rame, leg. m. pelle coeva con picc. fregi oro al d., piatti in cartone dec. Antip. inc. in rame da Antonio Faldoni (1690-1770) con le armi Pisani e Correr. Front. inciso con testo contornato da fine fregio, come pure la dedicatoria e l’indice. Le tavole in rame raff. antiche medaglie, elencate nell’indice in ordine di personaggio raffigurato. Il Museo fu fondato da Girolamo Corraro e poi arricchito dal genero Ermolao Pisani che pubblicò in questo libro una parte della collezione: una copia del volume fu data in dono all’Abate cassinese Alberto Mazzoleni il quale nel 1740 lo fece ristampare nella sua stamperia in Bergamo. Non recando la data di stampa sicuramente questo volume è quindi precedente a quello del Mazzoleni, con il quale talvolta si confonde, e certamente più raro. Moschini, Della Letteratura veneziana., 1806, vol. II, pagg.82-83. Cicogna 5181. Dorso da restaurare per lacune di pelle, e ultime 3 tavv. slegate. Bell’esempl. fresco, ben impresso e su carta forte. [021]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations, diligently compared and revised

      Edinburgh: John Baskett and Company, 1726. Thick 8vo, unpaged; text in double column; contemporary paneled dark brown goat, boards tooled in gilt, spine in 6 compartments, elaborately gilt-tooled, a.e.g., marbled endpapers; boards and extremities scuffed, small loss to spine head, neat restoration to top of front board and corners; lacking front free endpaper, contemporary owner's ink scribbles on title page and verso, with blots affecting the following leaf; same (?) contemporary owner's signature "Will Dalrymple" on p. [4] and again on the last page of the Book of Revelations and rear free endpaper. Text followed by 3 pp. of tables and 60 pages of The Psalms of David in Metre. Citing the quarto edition of the same year Darlow & Moule note that this is apparently the earliest Edinburgh Bible to bear the J. Baskett name on title page. Darlow & Moule 760.

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        The complete seedsman:

      8vo., viii + 160pp., 2pp. of Preface rather dust-soiled, old ms notes in ink on final blank leaf listing flower varieties, contemporary calf with minor wear, without spine label. A very good copy.Publisher: London: printed, and Dublin re-printed by S. Powell, for R. Norris, at the Indian-Queen in Dames-street, and T. Whitehouse, under the Free-Masons-Coffee-house, on Essex-bridge.Year: 1726Edition:

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        LA FIERA, Commedia, e LA TANCIA, Commedia rusticale. Coll’annnotazioni dell’Abate Anton Maria Salvini, Gentiluomo Fiorentino e Lettor delle Lettere Greche nello Studio Fiorentino.

      Firenze, nella Stamperia di S.A.R. per li Tartini e Franchi, 1726. In-4 p. (mm. 305x205), p. pelle bazana coeva, sottile cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni (restaurato) con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, 1 c.b., XVI,603 pp.num., con ritratto dell'Autore di C. Allori, inc. in rame da Franceschini; tit. in rosso e nero al frontespizio con bella vignetta incisa. La "Fiera" (occupa 319 facciate) è seguita dalla "Tancia" (che termina a p. 370); vengono appresso le “Annotazioni” del Salvini sopra entrambe, l'Indice e l'Errata. Cfr. Gamba,253: “Pregevolissima edizione.. La "Fiera", pubblicata per la prima volta in questa edizione del 1726, è divisa in XXV Atti e in cinque parti, da recitarsi in altrettanti giorni; fu rappresentata in Firenze nel Carnovale dell'anno 1618. Venne principalmente composta coll'intenzione di maggiormente corredare di bei modi di dire toscani e di gerghi contadineschi il Vocabolario della Crusca” - Brunet,1394 cita la ns. ediz. e precisa: “La "Tancia" avait d'abord été imprimée à Florence en 1612, et la première édit. qui porte le nom de l'Auteur est celle de 1638”. “Michelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane (1568-1646) era figlio di Leonardo, un fratello del grande Michelangelo, di cui raccolse le "Rime" nel 1625. La sua padronanza della lingua toscana e l'amore col quale ne raccoglieva modi e voci dall'uso vivo del popolo, lo resero prezioso e attivissimo collaboratore della prima ediz. del ‘Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca'. E nell'Accademia prese il nome di ‘Impastaro'.. Impossibile è dare un sunto o trovare il filo conduttore dell'azione della commedia la "Fiera" che comprende oltre 25.000 versi.. La "Tancia" commedia rusticale in cinque atti in ottave, scintillante di arguzia, di vivacità e di forza drammatica, fu rappresentata nel 1611 alla presenza dei Granduchi Cosimo I e Maria Maddalena in Firenze.” Così Diz. Autori Bompiani,I, p. 363. Antiche scritte a penna in inglese sulla prima c.b. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        A system of magick or, a history of the black art. Being an historical account of mankinds most early dealing with the Devil and how the acquaintance on both sides first began.

      Mit gest. Frontispiz. 5 Bll., 493 S. Kalbsleder d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rücken- und Deckelfileten, Stehkantenblindprägung und Rückenschild. ESTC T70333 Moore 487 Brunet II, 567 Crowe 159 Graesse II, 352 Rosenthal 2902. - Erste Ausgabe, einigen Quellen zufolge bereits 1726 herausgegeben. - Etwas berieben. Frontispiz mit leichter Quetschfalte. Gutes Exemplar!

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        The Whole Critical Works of Rapin

      1726 - Rapin, Rene. The Whole Critical Works of Rapin, translated into English by several hands. 1706, 1726. 2 volumes 8vo. Unfortunate but pristine leatherette binding with gilt. Rapin was a Jesuit scholar of some renown. Volume 1 consists of a preface by the publisher, Comparisons of Demosthenes/Cicero; Homer/Virgil; Thucydides/Livy; methods of Plato/Aristotle; doctrines of Plato/Aristotle. The Plato/Aristotle sections are especially interesting. Volume 2 consists of largely of more general works: Eloquence, Aristotle’s Poetics, Reflections upon: history, philosophy, logick, morality, physicks, metaphysicks, the use of philosophy in religion. 2 pages of advertisements bound at the end ov volume 2. Shipping: $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Haarlem panorama - naar Pieter de Molijn.

      GROOT(S) GEZICHT OP HAARLEM?HAER-LEM?? kopergravure vervaardigd door Jan van de Velde naar een tekening van Pieter de Molijn. Uitgegeven te Amsterdam door Reinier en Joshua Ottens tussen 1726-1766. De gravure bestaat uit 3 aaneengeplakte bladen; tesamen 41 x 169,2 cm. Later met de hand gekleurd. Signaturen midden onder: Petrus Molineus Inv. ; Johannes Veldius sculp. ; R.& I.Ottens Excud.Amst:.De eerste druk (staat) verscheen in 1621, uitgegeven te Haarlem door David van Horenbeeck. Dit is de tweede druk.Hier zien we Haarlem vanuit het noorden met centraal de Grote of St.-Bavokerk en op de voorgrond de Kleverlaan. Geheel links de ru?ne van kasteel Huis ter Kleef waarnaast een boerderij aan Het Zieken (de tegenwoordige Kennemerstraat) en het torentje van het voormalig Leproos-, Pest- en Dolhuis (thans Museum Het Dolhuys). Geheel rechts een van de molens aan de Zijlweg.In composities van Pieter de Molijn (London 1595-1661 Haarlem) komen de figuren altijd sterk naar voren en steken van de omgeving af. Op de voorgrond links zien we hier een aantal mannen en koeien. Op de Kleverlaan een aantal paard-en-wagens, ruiters en wandelaars. In het midden een tekenaar die het Huis ter Kleef schetst, vermoedelijk is dit De Molijn zelf die zich een plek in deze voorstelling gunde.Hollandse landschapsschilderkunst uit de 17de eeuw speelde zich vooral af rond Haarlem. Het burgerlijke buitenvermaak, zoals het rondrijden in ??speelwagens?, het bezoek aan plattelandsherbergen, dorpskermissen en het wandelen, was daarbij een favoriet onderwerp. In het relatief veilige Hollandse platteland werd toen al eindeloos gewandeld, terwijl in andere Europese steden de inwoners wel twee keer uitkeken voordat ze de stadsgrenzen verlieten.Boven het profiel van Haarlem van links naar rechts het wapen van Haarlem, gehouden door twee zeemonsters, het wapen van Holland, een op een gevleugeld paard gezeten vrouw (dichtkunst?), de dorre boom met de wapens van Haarlem op een vaartuig met een zaag op de boeg (symbool voor de verovering van Damiate door een aantal leden van Haarlemse families waarvan de wapenschilden in de boom hangen), vervolgens een op een leeuw gezeten vrouw, die zuilen vasthoudt, als symbool voor de kracht. Daarna het wapen van prins Maurits en tenslotte het oude wapen van Haarlem, gehouden door twee zwaar behaarde mannen.Het cartouche rechtsonder bevat een opdracht aan het stadsbestuur van Haarlem in het Latijn en Grieks door Samuel Ampzing en David van Horenbeeck, daaromheen een aantal voorwerpen waarin we Haarlem zouden moeten herkennen, zoals wapens, harnassen, muziek, muziekinstrumenten, boeken, paletten en penselen, het zwaard van justitie, vlaggen, voorwerpen die te maken hebben met de textielnijverheid en blekerijen, geheel rechtsonder een biervat en een tulp.prijs: ?8.500,- (incl. lijst, BTW margerregeling).

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        Miscellaneous Works, In Verse and Prose

      Tonson, London 1726 - 3 vols. Contemp half oasis morocco. sm 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRIDEAUX H., HISTOIRE DES JUIFS ET DES PEUPLES VOISINS. Depuis la dŽcadence des Royaumes d'Israel & de Juda jusqu'ˆ la mort de Jusus-Christ. Par M.P. Doyen de Norwich. Traduite de l'Anglois. Nouvelle edition revue, corrigŽe & augmentŽe, avec des cartes & Figures en taille-douce. Seguito da: NEWTON Isaac, ABREGE DE LA CHRONOLOGIE de M. le Chevalier I.N. fait par lui-meme & traduit sur le Manuscrit Anglois.

      Le due opere: A Paris, chez Guillaume Cavelier, 1726 - 1725. - Sette voll. in 12¡ (cm. 18,5) pp. CXLIV + 427(1) + 384 + 466 + 464 + 526 + 343(1) + XXIV + 147(1) Segue, alla fine del vol. VII, (Newton) cc. 3 n.n. + 1 c.b. + pp. 92 + cc. 2 n.n. In fine cc. 76 num. da 93 a 246 contenenti una tavola cronologica ed un indice delle materie inerenti la prima opera descritta. Con 5 carte geografiche f.t. e 7 inc. di cui due ripieg, f.t.Uniformemente legati in mz. pelle rosa, dorso a sei scomp. con tit. in oro su tassello (sbiaditi). Piatti in carta policroma settecentesca (sciupati). Fresco e marginoso esemplare. E' piuttosto comune trovare queste due opere rilegate insieme. L'esemplare posseduto dalla Biblioteca Nazionale di Francia, per esempio, ha le nostre stesse caratteristiche, e stessa collazione. "Poco prima della morte, nel 1725, fu pubblicata, senza l'approvazione del Newton, una traduzione francese della sua opera storica AbrŽgŽ de Chronologie" Vavilov, Isaac Newton, Einaudi, 1954. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Charter Granted by Their Majesties

      , 1726. 1726. First Edition . (MASSACHUSETTS ACTS AND LAWS). The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England. WITH: Acts and Laws of His Majesty

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        The Works of the learned Joseph Bingham,M. A. Late Rector of Havant, and sometime Fellow of University-College in Oxford. Containing, I. Origines ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church. In twenty three Books. II. A scholastical history of lay-baptism. In two Parts. III. The French churches apology for the Church of England. IV. A discourse concerning the mercy of God to Penitent Sinners. In two volumes

      printed for Robert Knaplock at the Bishop's-Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London 1726 - First collected edition. 2 engraved plates showing church plans and 10 engraved maps after Herman Moll. [iv], xxxi, [i] 831, [1], [index, x]; [xvi], 842, [ads, 2] pp. 2 vols. Folio. Bingham's Origines Ecclesiasticae, collected here, was an important history of the early church which "covered 'the hierarchy, ecclesiology, territorial organization, rites, discipline, and calendar of the primitive church' (Barnard, 'Bingham and the early church', p. 197), based on primary sources" (ODNB). ESTC T144067 Early 19th century blindstamped sheep. Rebacked, preserving spines, joints rubbed, small library ticket at base of spines. Bookplate 2 engraved plates showing church plans and 10 engraved maps after Herman Moll. [iv], xxxi, [i] 831, [1], [index, x]; [xvi], 842, [ads, 2] pp. 2 vols. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Collection of the Works of William Penn. To Which Is Prefixed A Journal of His Life. With many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published [in 2 volumes]

      London: Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street., 1726. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Two volumes in brown leather Cambridge bindings, 9" x 13". Six raised bands and title labels to spines. Ex-library, with plates to front pastedowns and small embossed stamps to title pages, no other library treatments. Rebound with original boards and new spine strips. Volume 1: 911 pages, persistent damp stain along lower edge, growing worse towards the end of the book (see photos). Otherwise very good, solid and square. Volume 2: 916 pages, no damp stain, text block well-preserved and clean. Scarce. Extra shipping charges will apply for this large and heavy set.

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations, diligently compared and revised

      Edinburgh: John Baskett and Company, 1726. Thick 8vo, unpaged; text in double column; contemporary paneled dark brown goat, boards tooled in gilt, spine in 6 compartments, elaborately gilt-tooled, a.e.g., marbled endpapers; boards and extremities scuffed, small loss to spine head, neat restoration to top of front board and corners; lacking front free endpaper, contemporary owner's ink scribbles on title page and verso, with blots affecting the following leaf; same (?) contemporary owner's signature "Will Dalrymple" on p. [4] and again on the last page of the Book of Revelations and rear free endpaper. Text followed by 3 pp. of tables and 60 pages of The Psalms of David in Metre. Citing the quarto edition of the same year Darlow & Moule note that this is apparently the earliest Edinburgh Bible to bear the J. Baskett name on title page. Darlow & Moule 760.

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        Brabant - Pieter Schenk, na 1726.

      ?Brabantiae Batavae pars Orientalis"Kopergravure uitgegeven te Amsterdam door Pieter Schenk na 1726. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (druk): ca. 51 x 59 cmDe prent is gedrukt van de koperen plaat vervaardigd in opdracht van Nicolaes Visscher, het kaartbeeld is daarmee van een datum rond 1680. Na drie generaties in uitgeverij Visscher, werd in 1726 een deel van de drukplaten verkocht aan Schenk die deze gebruikte voor het samenstellen van zijn ?Atlas Contractus??.Deze prachtige streekkaart van het oostelijk gedeelte van Noord Brabant is tamelijk gedetailleerd. De vestingsteden zijn duidelijk zichtbaar; enkele polders in het noorden; de rest heidegrond, moeras en aangelegde bossen in de nabijheid van kastelen. De landbouw concentreert zich om de steden en dorpen.Prijs: ?1.250,- (incl. lijst).

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        The Works of the learned Joseph Bingham, M. A. Late Rector of Havant, and sometime Fellow of University-College in Oxford. Containing, I. Origines ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church. In twenty three Books. II. A scholastical history of lay-baptism. In two Parts. III. The French churches apology for the Church of England. IV. A discourse concerning the mercy of God to Penitent Sinners. In two volumes

      London: printed for Robert Knaplock at the Bishop's-Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1726. First collected edition. 2 engraved plates showing church plans and 10 engraved maps after Herman Moll. [iv], xxxi, [i] 831, [1], [index, x]; [xvi], 842, [ads, 2] pp. 2 vols. Folio. Early 19th century blindstamped sheep. Rebacked, preserving spines, joints rubbed, small library ticket at base of spines. Bookplate. First collected edition. 2 engraved plates showing church plans and 10 engraved maps after Herman Moll. [iv], xxxi, [i] 831, [1], [index, x]; [xvi], 842, [ads, 2] pp. 2 vols. Folio. Bingham's Origines Ecclesiasticae, collected here, was an important history of the early church which "covered 'the hierarchy, ecclesiology, territorial organization, rites, discipline, and calendar of the primitive church' (Barnard, 'Bingham and the early church', p. 197), based on primary sources" (ODNB). ESTC T144067

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        Alt-und Neues Testament in eine Connexion mit der Juden und Benachbarten Völcker Historie Gebracht, vom Verfall der Reiche Israel und Juda an, Biss auf Christi Himmelfahrt

      Dresden: Druckts Johann Wilhelm Harpeter, 1726. Hardcover. fair. 2 volumes. 8vo. (16) 724 (32)pp. (19) 808pp. 3/4 leather over marbled boards with gold lettering to spine. Raised bands. Some wear to corners and alongside spine. Front cover of both volumes starting to split at hinges, but holding. Browning to some pages. Ex-library mark to inside of front boards (both volumes). Copper plate engraved frontispiece to vol. 1. Two-page copper plate engraved frontispiece to vol. 2. Title pages in red and black lettering. Magnificently illustrated with 7 copper engravings (including frontispieces), 2 of them fold-out and 3 of them 2-page. In German. Fair to good condition.Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724), divine and scholar, belonged to an ancient Cornish family, was born at Padstow, and educated at Westminster School and at Oxford.He first attracted notice by his description of the Arundel Marbles (1676), which gained for him powerful patrons, and he rose to be Dean of Norwich. Among his other works are a Life of Mahomet (1697), and The Old and New Testament connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations (1715-17), long an important work, of which many editions were brought out.

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        Der Hochfürstl. Dom-Kirchen zu St. Coecilien in Güstrow Fünfhundert Jähriges Alter,

      Rostock, Schecht, 1726. - Oder: Nachricht, was, von Zeit ihrer Fundation 1226. bis ins Jahr 1726. zu Zeiten des Capittels, und folgenden Rev. Ministerii, dabey vorgekommen. Mit 1 gestochenen Kupfertafel, 4 gefalteten Tabellen, 12 Blatt, 250 (recte 252) Seiten, 2 Blatt, LXIV, 4 Blatt, Kalbslederband der Zeit, 20,5 x 16,5 cm, Vorgebunden : Sammlung einiger Mecklenburgischen Landes-Gesetze (4 Teile), Schwerin, Bärensprung, 1739/41. Einband etwas berieben, Deckel mit oberflächlicher Wurmspur, innen etwas gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Sir Thomas More, Kt, Lord High Chancellour of England under K. Henry the Eighth, and His Majesty's Embassadour to the Courts of France and Germany

      Printed for James Woodman and David Lyon, London 1726 - Octavo. xxxi,336,[15]pp. Blind-tooled calf, black title-label with gold lettering. Raised bands. Binding protected by modern mylar. Frontispiece engraving of Thomas More. Title-page printed in red and black. Captivating account of the life of Sir Thomas More (1478-1535). More was an English lawyer, statesman, author, social philosopher as well as a noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important counselor to King Henry VIII and in the last years of his life serves as Lord Chancellor. More opposed Henry VIII separation from the papal church and denied that the king was the Supreme Head of the Church of England. In 1534 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London for his refusal to take the oath required by the First Succession Act which was passed by the Parliament of England in March 1534. The oath acknowledged the anti-Papal powers of Parliament in matters of religion. A year after More was arrested he was tried for treason and beheaded. Fifteen pages of Index in rear, as published. Front and rear boards almost detached but holding. Some age wear, staining and scuffing on binding. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Some water staining on front and rear endpapers. Sporadic foxing to first and last few pages & margins of leaves, usual rippling to pages. Binding in fair, interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Chancery, Relating to the Judicial Power of the...

      1726. Practice and Procedure in the Eighteenth-Century Chancery Courts [C] [Burroughs, Samuel (d. 1761)]. The History of the Chancery; Relating to the Judicial Power of that Court, And the Rights of the Matters. London: J. Walthoe, 1726. [iv], 118, [2] pp. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, gilt frames to boards, lettering piece and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, hinges mended. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to corners, early armorial bookplate to front pastedown, later bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front free endpaper, small embossed Macclesfield stamps to title page and a few other leaves. Light toning to text, finger smudges and staining to outer margins of some leaves, light soiling to title page. A handsome copy. $500. * Only edition. According to Cooper, "Lord King was so much pleased with the work that he rewarded the author with a mastership in Chancery." Our copy once belonged to the library of Shirbirn Castle, the library of the Earls of Macclesfield, one of the finest private libraries in Great Britain. Cooper, Defects of Chancery cited in Marvin, Legal Bibliography 165. English Short-Title Catalogue T36472.

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        Acts of Assembly Passed in the Province of New-York, from 1691, to 172

      1726 - NEW YORK. LAWS. Acts of Assembly Passed in the Province of New-York, from 1691, to 1725. New York: William Bradford, 1726. Fol. [10], 124 [i.e., 128], 121-252, 261-319 p. Later half morocco, worn and scuffed at the entremities. Eight leaves in neat facsimile: title, the four-leaf index, leaves 2K1-2, and leaf 23V2. Leaves 2E2-G2 supplied from another copy. Library stamp on pastedown and title, occasional dampstaining, and the foxing and moderate browning inherent in American books of this date. Withal, an entirely respectable copy of a very rare book. While the earliest ownership signature has been lined through and is difficult to decipher, later signatures are Henry Sands 1800, Caleb S. Riggs, and Saml. R. Betts 1827. The very rare 1726 "Bradford" compilation of the earliest laws of New York, printed by New York's, and the Middle Colonies', first printer. Eight leaves are in neat facsimile and five leaves were long ago supplied from another copy, but otherwise this is a very satisfactory copy. Only two other copies have been sold at auction in the last forty years. Law compilations of this date from the Middle Colonies are extremely rare, and one must take what one can find. Evans 2785, 2569; Tower Collection 613; ESTC W11515, W16374.

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