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        Astronomiae physicae & geometricae elementa.

      Bousquet., Genevae. 1726 - 2 voll., in 8°, m. pelle, cc.nn. 10 + pp. XCVI + 427 (1° vol. ) + pp. 74 di Cometographiam Halleianam e Brevem horologiorum sciotericorum tractatum ab editore + da p. 429 a p. 751 (2° vol.). L'opera è arricchita da 41 inc. (ma 42 collazionate in quanto il n. 19 ha anche il bis) + 5 inc. di gnomonica + 1 tabella , tutte ripiegate e raffiguranti innumerevoli figure geometriche. Antip. con pregevole e ricca inc. Tagli rossi. Nervi. Lettere ai d. in o. Bei marg. Front. fig. Carta e stampa fresche. Opera di questo professore di Oxford, uno dei primi a comprendere Newton alle cui teorie molte volte fa riferimento. D'altro canto lo stesso Newton considerava molto quest'opera del Gregory. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Sadducismus Triumphatus: Or, A full and plain Evidence, Concerning Witches and Apparitions. In Two Parts. The First Treating of their Possibility. The Second of their Real Existence. - The Advantage whereof, the Reader may understand out of Dr. H. More's Account prefixed hereunto. Also, two Authentick, but wonderful stories of certain Swedish Witches. Done into English by Dr. Horneck. With some account of Mr. Glanvil's Life and Writings.

      Printed for A. Bettesworth and J. Batley, London 1726 - Hardcover. Octavo. x + 500pp + 4pp ads. Early twentieth century (?) full brown leather binding, raised bands & gilt-lettering on spine. Each of the two parts has its own engraved frontispiece, one additional full page plate and various illustrations in-text. Glanvil wrote 'Saddicismus Triumphatus' as a refutation of works by skeptics such as John Webster, and in it sought to 'put the belief in apparitions and witchcraft on an unshakeable basis of science and philosophy.' The book attracted considerable attention with Kittredge further observing that 'No other English work on the subject had a more powerful influence.' Some chafing along edges & corners of spine & boards, page-edges browned, verso of first frontispiece is discolored & has a small paper-strip repair at top-edge; occasional discoloration (nothing serious) to some pages throughout; else a tight near-VG copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        La Fiera. Commedia. Il giovane e la Tancia. Commedia Rusticale. Coll'annotazioni dell'Abate Anton Maria Salvini.

      Stamp. S.A.R., Firenze. 1726 - In 4°, cart. muta, pp. XVI + 319 (Della Fiera) + da p. 321 a 370 (La Tancia) + da p. 370 a p. 527 (Annotazioni alla Fiera) + da p. 529 a p. 580 (Annotazioni alla Tancia) + da p. 581 a p. 603, di Indice delle cose notabili. Barbe. Front. fig. Testate. capilettera. Finaline. Mende ai piatti ed al d. (quasi mancante). Tarletti che ledono alcune lettere. Semi sciolto il front. e le seguenti 7 pag. T.A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRODIGIOS, Y FINEZAS DE LOS SANTOS ANGELES, HECHAS EN EL PRINCIPADO DE CATALUÑA.

      Imp. Jaime Surià. Barcelona, 1726 - . 15 cm. [48], 415, [21] pág. Enc. en plena piel chagrin, nervios, superlibris en ambos planos, ruedas en cantos y contracantos, cortes dorados, firmada por BRUGALLA. * Pedro Postius y Serra fue escritor, historiador y académico de les Bones Lletres de Barcelona. Esta obra contiene gran número de datos históricos sobre las iglesias y la devoción a los ángeles en Cataluña. CCPB 117248-4. angeologia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- Medicinisches Regnum Minerale, Oder Metallen- und Mineralien-Reich, Und zwar anietzo in II. Haupt-Theilen. Da in dem Ersten enthalten eine accurate Beschreibung aller Ertze, Mineralien, Metallen und Edelgesteine, wie sie wachsen und gefunden werden ... Im Andern aber die vollkommene Schneide- und Probier-Kunst, Darinnen ...

      Franckfurt und Leipzig, E.L. Niedt, 1726. 8vo (165 x 102mm). pp. (16, incl. engraved frontispiece), 472, (8). Contemporary vellum. The first edition was published in 1717. Valentinus Kräutermann is a pseudonym of Christoph von Hellwig (1663-1771). 'The first part is on minerals, rocks, stones, ores, etc while the second part treats assaying and metallurgy. Gemstones appear on p 147-220, but as is true of many works of this period, the term is used to embrace such odd materials as fossils, figured stones, and other curiosities in addition to the gem materials and varieties as sard, topaz, emerald, ruby, sapphire, diamond, and others (Sinkankas 3574). Some browning.//Ferguson I, 480.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        The Charter Granted by their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with] Acts and Laws, Of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with one further act] Cushing 343-345, 349

      Boston: Printed by B. Green . . . for Benjamin Eliot [etc.], 1726-27. Contemporary panelled sheep, quite worn and somewhat bowed, the rear board detached and the front loose, some foxing, else a crisp desirable copy Among the earliest collected laws of the Province, preceded only by those of 1699 and 1714, together with the Province's Charter and then supplemented by the laws for the immediately succeeding session held in the year of the laws' publication

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        CENTURIA PRIMERA DEL REAL, Y MILITAR INSTITUTO DE LA INCLITA RELIGION DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA MERCED REDEMPCION DE CAUTIVOS CHRISTIANOS. Parte primera. Nuevamente ilustrada por mandato, y a expensas de N. Rmo. P. M. Fr. Gabriel Barbastro.

      Imp. Pablo Campins. Barcelona, 1726 - . 31 cm. [82] 636 [76] pág., 1 blanca. Ilustr. con el frontispicio y 4 lám. grabadas, con retratos de miembros de la orden, por Pauner. Enc. en pasta española de época, nervios, florones, contracantos, con pérdida de las partes superior e inferior de la lomera, puntas rozadas. Fina señal de taladro en primeras y últimas hojas sin afectar el texto. Algunas hojas bastante oscurecidas. * Esta primera parte es todo lo publicado. Contiene el catálogo general de los maestros y comendadores en la primera centuria, noticia de las antiguas pinturas donde aparecen frailes mercedarios, relación de la redención de cautivos hecha en 1726, y numerosos datos históricos y biográficos. Palau 266961. Ordenes religiosas y militares, Mercedarios Història militar Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Recueil concernant le voyage de S.A.S. Mademoiselle de Clermont allant chercher la Reine à Strasbourg. 25 juillet 1725.

      S.l., s.d., (1726), - in-4, [2] ff. n. ch. (titre et table), 73 pp., couvertes d'une écriture moyenne et très lisaible (environ 15 lignes par page), texte en partie réglé, maroquin noir, dos à nerfs muet, cloisonné et fleuronné, double encadrement de dent-de-rat et simple filet doré, puis double filet et dent-de-rat dorés avec fleurons d'angle sur les plats, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure, gardes doublées de papier doré à motifs floraux (reliure de l'époque). Manuscrit inédit. Quatrième fille de Louis III de Bourbon-Condé et de Louise-Françoise de Bourbon (Mademoiselle de Nantes), Marie-Anne de Bourbon-Condé (1697-1741) fut nommée le 27 avril 1725 surintendante de la maison de la Reine, la jeune Marie Leszczinska, par l'entremise de son frère Louis IV (1692-1740), ministre en exercice, qui avait négocié l'étrange mariage du Roi avec cette princesse polonaise plus qu'obscure. A ce titre, elle mena la maison du Roi de Paris à Strasbourg, pour accueillir la jeune Reine, l'assister dans les cérémonies par procuration qui eurent lieu dans la cathédrale de Strasbourg, et la ramener à Fontainebleau. A la suite de cette première mission, réussie à la satisfaction tant de son frère que du cardinal de Fleury, Mademoiselle de Clermont garda auprès de la reine sa charge jusqu'à sa mort. . Composée pour Marie-Anne de Bourbon-Condé. Notre manuscrit correspond exactement à ce voyage de Strasbourg, et son contenu suggère qu'il a été composé à l'usage même de la princesse. Nous avons en effet successivement : 1. L'itinéraire de Paris à Strasbourg (25 juillet - 13 août 1725), puis de Stasbourg à Fontainebleau (16 août - 5 septembre 1725, pp. 1-2). 2. Le règlement du 27 avril 1725 instituant Mademoiselle de Clermont surintendante (pp. 3-6). 3. Un mémoire sur les droits et fonctions de la surintendante (pp. 6-18). 4. Des mémoires sur le voyage de Strasbourg (pp. 19-30). 5. Les provisions de la charge et le mémoire donnant les ordres mêmes du Roi pour le voyage (pp. 31-47). 6. Les ordres du Roi sur les fonctions de la duchesse de Boufflers, dame d'honneur de la Reine (pp. 47-57). 7. Une copie d'une lettre de Maurepas en réponse à plusieurs questions d'étiquette (pp. 58-62). 8. Un règlement sur les fonctions des officiers et officières de la chambre de la Reine (pp. 63-69). 9. Enfin, plusieurs correspondances relatives à l'étiquette, y compris celle à observer pour la visite de la Reine d'Espagne (Louise-Elisabeth d'Orléans, 1709-1742, veuve de Louis Ier, qui avait discrètement regagné Paris en 1725 après la mort de son jeune mari en 1724) à Marie, prévue le 31 mars 1726, donc bien après le retour de Strasbourg. Très bel exemplaire orné d'exceptionnelles gardes de papier doré à motif floral.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Sermones Panegyrico-Morales, De SS. Angelis, Institutioni et Erectioni Archi-Confraternitatis, Sub Gloriosissimis Signis S. Michaëlis Archangeli Accommodati. Ex Sacra Scriptura, SS. PP. alijsq ue probatis Auctoribus & Oratoribus decerpti : Ad augendam Dei & SS. ANgelorum gloriam, ac spiritualem Animarum utilitatem elucubrati

      Golowiz, Landishuti Landshut 1726 - Lederband der Zeit mit Buchschliessen, 8°, [9] Bl., 690 S., [16] Bl, Titelkupfer , oberes Kapital berieben, Vorsatz mit Exlibris de 500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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        Travels into several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships. Vol. I [-II].

      Printed for Benj. Motte 1726 - 4 parts in 2 vols., frontispiece portrait (in second state) and 6 further plates, a bit of browning and spotting in vol. i, damp-staining in vol. ii, pp. xii, 148; [6], 164; [vi], 154, [8], [155]-353, [1], 8vo,[bound with, following the relevant part:] [Corolini di Marco (pseud)] The Flying Island, &c. Being a Key to Gulliver’s Voyage . In a Third Letter to Dean Swift, 1726, pp. 32. [and:] [Corolini di Marco (pseud)] The Kingdom of Horses. Being a Key . In a Fourth Letter to Dean Swift, 1726, pp. 28. contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, new end-papers, contemporary signature repeated a few times on back of frontispiece, sound A mixed set, the first volume being from the AA (second) edition and the second volume from the B (third) edition. The first three editions were once considered to be different issues of a single first edition. Later bibliographical analysis demonstrated that they were separate editions, each set from the previous, but Teerink, acknowledging the work done to identify them, still thought it ‘advisable to stick to the well established practice of calling the three 1726 editions first’, in part because both the printer and the author thought of them that way.The ‘Keys’ were 4 in number, one for each part, issued separately and at length collectively, the practice of binding them up with the text beginning with the B edition. (ESTC T139450, T139452; Teerink-Scouten 290, 291; T2484, T2485 )

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Histoire G?n?alogique et Chronologique de la Maison Royale de France, des Pairs, Grands Officiers de la Couronne & de la Maison du Roy: & des anciens Barons du Royaume: avec les qualit?s, l'origine, le progr?s & les Armes de leurs ... (Truncated)

      Par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726, Cuir / Leather, Book Condition: Good Condition/Bonne Condition, Troisi?me ?ditionFull Book Title: Histoire G?n?alogique et Chronologique de la Maison Royale de France, des Pairs, Grands Officiers de la Couronne & de la Maison du Roy: & des anciens Barons du Royaume: avec les qualit?s, l'origine, le progr?s & les Armes de leurs Familles... (9 Volumes)Size: 26cm x 40cm, Tome Premier (1726): Frontispice (par Cochin) - (12p) - 804 pages; Tome Second (1726): (4p) - 942 pages; Tome Troisi?me (1728): (12p) - 920 pages - (38p); Tome Quatri?me (1728): (8p) - 900 pages - (51p); Tome Cinqui?me (1730): (10p) - 932 pages - (47p); Tome Sixi?me (1730): (4p) - [vi] - 807 pages - (56p); Tome Septi?me (1730): (4p) - [vi] - 940 pages - (72p); Tome Huiti?me (1733): (4p) - [vi] - 948 pages - (70p); Tome Neuvi?me (1733): (4p) - 484 pages - (356p). Reliures us?es sur les coins, quelques d?fauts sur les coiffes, certains mors sont partiellement fendus. Les pages int?rieures sont en tr?s bonne condition, propres, sans traces de mouillure ou inscription et solides. Photos disponibles sur demande. RARE. 34 kg, Livre

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Clergyman's Recreation. The Gentleman' Recreation. The Fruit-Garden Kalendar.

      London, for Bernard lintot, , 1723 and 1718. 1726 - 6th Ed. of Clergyman's Recreation, 3rd ed. of Gentleman's Recreation, 1st ed. of The Fruit-Garden Kalendar. 19.5 x 12.0 cms. Frontis, pp. [x], 84; Frontis, pp. [xviii], 115, [1],4 folding plates; Frontis, [iv], vi, v, [1], 149, [3]. Three works bound in one, contemporary panelled calf, spine with raised bands and contrasting label, gilt lettering and decoration fore corners slightly rubbed, hinges slightly split but stitching very firm, some damage to foedge of one folding plate but without loss of image, owner's bookplate "John Cleland" on front pastedown, some slight general browning of paper, the plate relating to finding the meridian line which according to Henrey is not found in all copies is present in this copy. [Henrey 937, 943 and 939.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books ABA ILAB]
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        Lithographiae Wirceburgensis, ducentis lapidum figuratorum, a potiori insectiformium, prodigiosis imaginibus exornatae specimen primum.

      Wirceburgi, apud P.W. Fuggart, 1726. Folio (310 x 200mm). pp. (12), 96 (recte 98), with engraved frontispiece and 21 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments. A fine copy of the first edition of one of the rarest curiosities in geological literature. "In the early years of the 18th century there were still a few skirmishes over the organic origin of fossils, but the notion that they were mere sports of nature was finally killed by ridiculous. Some pupils of J. Beringer of Würzburg decided that they would assists nature and their Professor by making some of these sports themselves; they therefore carved fantastic figures and hid them in the hills which Beringer explored. After making a large collection, he published a fully illustrated work 'Lithographiae Wirceburgensis' 1726, now one of the rarest curiosities of geological literature; for Beringer finally discovered the deception, endeavoured to buy up and destroy the whole collection" (Edwards. Early History of Paleontology, p. 34). Unfortunately he did not destroy the copies which he purchased, they were found in his house after his death and bought by a publisher who provided them with a new title-page and issued them in 1767 as a second edition of this work.//M.E. Jahn & D.J. Woolf in their translation and commentary of the above work 'The Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer ...' point out that the fakes were made by two academic rivals of the university, J.I. Roderick, professor of geography and mathematics and J.G. von Eckhart, privy counsellor and university librarian, and not Beringer's students as is often believed.//Our copy does not have the six pages of Hueber's 'Corollaries' which have no relation with the above work. Hueber's small work is inserted in some copies, however most copies do not have it.//Ward & Carozzi 182; Junk Rara I, p. 27.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Kurzer Begriff, großer Abläß, Gnaden und Privilegien der von unterschiedlichen Päpsten häufig bereichten uralten Erzbruderschaft Mariae von Trost, oder der geweihten schwarzledernen Gürtel, welche vom Benedicto XIII. und der heil. Congregation de Indulg. & Relig. im Jahre 1727. auf ein neues bestättiget und vermehret worden. [Einblattdruck].

      Graz, Widmanstetter Erben, o. J. (nach 1726).. 46,8 x 36,8 cm. Mit Holzschn.-Bordüre, einem Kupferstich (Maria mit Kind) u. einem papiergedeckten Siegel. Gefaltet.. Außerst seltener dreispaltiger Grazer Einblattdruck; für mich (inkl. KVK weltweit) kein weiteres Exemplar nachweisbar. - In der mittleren Spalte mit wenigen handschriftl. ergänzten Zeilen ("Wir Pr. Praeses Rector, Assistentes Räthe der hochlöblichen Erzbruderschaft Mariae von Trost [...] allhier in Grätz zu St. Pauli urkunden hiemit, daß anheut dato, den [handschriftl.: 31. Marty] Anno [handschriftl.: 1779 Helena Sabbinin] in die Zahl unser in Christo geliebten Brüder und Schwestern aufgenommen [...]. Zu mehrer Urkund unser gewöhnliche Bruderschaft-Insigels-Fertigung. [handschriftl.: P. Matthias Perko]", darunter das papiergedeckte Siegel. - Vereinzelt etw. angestaubt. In den Fälzen wenige min. Einrisse, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Nicht bei Graff.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Verklaaring van de Openbaringe van Johannes, met Eene Sleutel, dienstig tot 't rechte verstandt van de zelve, en Tafel, om in een opslag de overeenkomst der Gezichte te zien. Met geduirig bewys van de gegeeve verklaaringe, onderzoek van andere, en de aanwyzinge van de vervulling der gezichten tot nu toe.

      Leeuwarden, Henrik Halma 1726. "(34,kaart) 1162 (22) p. Opnieuw gebonden oud Perkament, 4° (zeldzame verklaring van de Openbaringen. Andala, 1665-1727, was professor in Franeker. Met de uitvouwbare tafel: ""Vertoonende de overeenstemming en zamenhang van de Gezichten der Openbaringe."" vochtvlekkig, titelpagina opgeplakt, laatste pag.register beplakt, 4 pag.voorrede en 1 pag. hoofdwerk gaatje van een 0,5 cm in de tekst. SGT-A153/NNBW 8, 26) ".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Minor Practicks, Or, A Treatise of the Scottish Law . . . To which is subjoined [Alexander Bayne], A Discourse on the Rise and Progress of the Law of Scotland [etc.] [and a third work] [without the leaf before the second title, sometimes lacking]

      Printed by Mr. Thomas Ruddiman; and Sold by Mr. Will. Monro, Edinburgh 1726 - Modern cloth, gilt, title dusty and reinforced; a usable copy First edition of one of Hope's two "historically significant writings [and] the first narrative text on some topics of Scots law"; Bayne's appended Discourse was written while he was the first Professor of Scots law at the University of Edinburgh [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        HISTOIRE DE LA COMTESSE DE SAVOYE

      Editeur - S. L., S.N. - 1726Suivie de l'histoire du Comte d'Eu - Rare édition originale - Reliure plein cuir fauve glacé, dos à nerfs orné - Bandeaux, lettrines - Reliure tres peu frottée, infime manque en coiffe de tête, manque 2 cm en coin de la page de garde - Quelques corrections anciennes en marge à a la plume 171 pages, In - 12, 16 cm, relié

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        Planiglobii Terrestris cum Utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti

      Nurmburg 1726 - An impressive decorative early 18th century double hemisphere map of the world. In addition to the world map there are two full cellestial hemipsheres, and 24 windheads. All set within a decorative background., Size : 500x595 (mm), 19.625x23.375 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0 Very Good, lower left margin extended not effecting the map, a short tear on the lower right corner professionally repaired and hardly noticeable.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Sphaerarum Artificialum Typica Repraesentatio.

      Nuremburg 1726 - A highly decorative plate depicting three globes, Size : 495x590 (mm), 19.5x23.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRIZING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE OF YORK, MARINER.

      London, Printed for W. Mears, 1726.Who lived eight years and twenty years all alone in an un - inhabited island onthe coast of America, near the mouth of the Great River Oroonoque, haveing been cast on shore by shipwreck wherein all the men perished but himself. With an Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by PYRATES. Written by Himself. Adorned with cuts, in two volumes. VOLUME 1 ONLY, 1726, SEVENTH EDITION, LACKS "THE FARTHER ADVENTURES". 12mo, approximately, 155 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 6 plates, plates at pages 11, 28, 48, 195, 241 and 260 (the plates are the same as in the sixth edition), pages: title page, Preface, 1 - 294; collation: A - A2, B - N12, 0 - 03, catchword on last page is "BOOKS" indicating advertisments, which are not present. Tailpiece to Preface and last page, headpiece to first page, bound in full modern panelled speckled calf with gilt patterned borders to panels, gilt decorated raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Frontispiece has 2 small holes near Crusoe's hat repaired on blank side and joint between frontispiece and title, page 211 has tear to lower corner with loss to 5 lines on recto and 8 lines on verso, affecting 2 - 3 words on each line, light soiling, browning throughout, occasional small old ink spot, no loss of meaning, light ink scribble affecting 1 page, no loss of meaning, a very good copy of Volume I of a scarce edition. See: Henry Clinton Hutchins, Robinson Crusoe and its Printing 1719 - 1731, A Bibliographical Study, page 86. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Victima real legal, discurso unico juridico-historico-politico, sobre que las vacantes mayores, y menores de las iglesias de las Indias Occidentales, pertenecen à la Corona de Castilla, y Leon, con pleno, y absoluto Dominio.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Antonio Marin, 1726. - Typographical border in black and red on title-page. (20 ll.), xxiv pp., (4 ll.), 365 pp., (13 ll.). Folio, contemporary limp vellum, (inner hinges weakening). Light browning throughout. Overall in fine condition. Contemporary inscription on recto of front free endpaper. ---- FIRST EDITION, defending the Spanish Crown's right to income from vacant positions in the churches of America. Alvarez Abreu (1688-1756), a member of the Consejo and Camara de Indias, Minister of the Juntas Generales de Tabaco, Comercio, & Moneda, Asiento de Negros, and one of the most learned jurisconsults of Spain, was rewarded for this work with a pension of a thousand ducats and the title of Marquis de la Regalía. The second edition appeared in Madrid, 1769.---- Palau 9444: calling for only 19 ll. at the beginning. Sabin 76. NUC: MH, PBL, RPJCB, CtY, MB, NNH. OCLC: locates copies at 14 institutions. Melvyl locates copies at Berkeley and UCSB; 2nd editions available at Berkeley, UCSD, Graduate Theological Union, and California State Library. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRIZING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE OF YORK, MARINER

      London, Printed for W. Mears, 1726.. Who lived eight years and twenty years all alone in an un-inhabited island onthe coast of America, near the mouth of the Great River Oroonoque, haveing been cast on shore by shipwreck wherein all the men perished but himself. With an Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by PYRATES. Written by Himself. Adorned with cuts, in two volumes. VOLUME 1 ONLY, 1726, SEVENTH EDITION, LACKS "THE FARTHER ADVENTURES". 12mo, approximately, 155 x 95 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, engraved frontispiece and 6 plates, plates at pages 11, 28, 48, 195, 241 and 260 (the plates are the same as in the sixth edition), pages: title page, Preface, 1-294; collation: A-A2, B-N12, 0- 03, catchword on last page is "BOOKS" indicating advertisments, which are not present. Tailpiece to Preface and last page, headpiece to first page, bound in full modern panelled speckled calf with gilt patterned borders to panels, gilt decorated raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Frontispiece has 2 small holes near Crusoe's hat repaired on blank side and joint between frontispiece and title, page 211 has tear to lower corner with loss to 5 lines on recto and 8 lines on verso, affecting 2-3 words on each line, light soiling, browning throughout, occasional small old ink spot, no loss of meaning, light ink scribble affecting 1 page, no loss of meaning, a very good copy of Volume I of a scarce edition. See: Henry Clinton Hutchins, Robinson Crusoe and its Printing 1719-1731, A Bibliographical Study, page 86. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Charter Granted by their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with] Acts and Laws, Of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with one further act] Cushing 343-345, 349

      Printed by B. Green . . . for Benjamin Eliot [etc.] 1726-27, Boston - Contemporary panelled sheep, quite worn and somewhat bowed, the rear board detached and the front loose, some foxing, else a crisp desirable copy Among the earliest collected laws of the Province, preceded only by those of 1699 and 1714, together with the Province's Charter and then supplemented by the laws for the immediately succeeding session held in the year of the laws' publication

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        PRIDEAUX H., HISTOIRE DES JUIFS ET DES PEUPLES VOISINS. Depuis la décadence des Royaumes d'Israel & de Juda jusqu'à la mort de Jusus - Christ. Par M.P. Doyen de Norwich. Traduite de l'Anglois. Nouvelle edition revue, corrigée & augmentée, 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 Abrégé de Chronologie" Vavilov, Isaac Newton, Einaudi, 1954.

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        Antiquitates sacrae & civiles romanorum explicatae, sive, commentarii historici, mythologici, philologici in varia monumenta prisca & maxime in plures statuas, aras, tumulos, inscriptiones, &c.: opus tabulis aeneis ornatum ex celeberrimorum Antiquariorum libris, collectis. - Les Antiquitez sacrées & profanes des Romains expliquées.

      Apud Rutg. Christ. Alberts,, Hagae-Comitum (A La Haye), 1726 - Hagae-Comitum (A La Haye), Apud Rutg. Christ. Alberts, 1726. Folio. 40x26x5 cm. 1 gest. allegorisches Frontispiz, Titelblatt mit gest. Vignette, XLIX S. Vorwort, 2 gest. Porträt-Tafeln, 307 S., 83 numerierte Kupfer-Tafeln auf 82 Blatt (2 num. Tafeln auf 1 Blatt gedruckt). Mit 3 gest. Textvignetten. Lederband d. Zeit über 6 Bünden, volle Rückenvergoldung. Sehr schönes Exemplar. Barbier I, 223; Cicognara 3581. Erste Ausgabe. Text in Lateinisch und Französisch. Als Autor figuriert M.A.V.N. "Barbier signale que l"ouvrage est aussi attribue a VAN NIDECK". Die Tafeln XXI et XXII sind auf einem Blatt gedruckt. Das allegorische Frontispiz mit Szenen aus dem antiken Volksleben der Römer mit 4 kleineren Kartuschen, gestochen von I. van Viane nach I. Goeree. Die 2 gestochen Porträts mit Abb. des Janus Gruterus und Josephus Iustus Scaliger. - Schöner breitrandiger Druck in einem schönen zeitgenössischen Einband. Sehr sauberes Exemplar. - Titelblatt mit kleiner alt unterlegter Stelle und 2 Blatt am Innenrand alt unterlegt. Rückenvergoldung an wenigen Stellen abgefallen, Es fehlen 5 nichtnummerierte Blatt Dedikation. Schönes und dekoratives Exemplar. Lederband d. Zeit über 6 Bünden, volle Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Altdorf wie solches gegen dem Unter Thor Zu, von David Friedrichs Haus an, an dem Marck sich praesentiret". Reizend staffagierte Ansicht des Marktplatzes.

      . Kupferstich von J.G. Puschner, 1726, 23,5 x 34,5 cm.. Lentner 14487. - Seltene Ansicht aus Johann Georg Puschners "Amoenitates Altdorfinae oder nach dem Leben gezeichnete Prospecte der Löblichen Nürnbergischen Universität Altdorf". - Mit schmalem Rändchen. Alt auf blaues Büttenpapier aufgezogen. Gerahmt.

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        Himmlische Seelen-Lust unter den Blumen göttliches Worts; oder andächtige Betrachtungen über unterschiedliche auserlesene Sprüche Heil. Schrifft wodurch ein glaubiger Mensch in der Libe gegen Gott und den Nächsten gestärket.

      Nürnberg, Adam Jonathan Felssecker, 1726 - Gr.8°, doppelseitiges Fronti.,10 Bl., 740 S., 38 Kupferstiche, OLdr. (d. Zeit)m. 6 Bünden, Goldschnitt., Notizen auf Vors., Deckel m. eingen Wurmlöchern; Buchblock teilweise fleckig, 1 Kupertafel lose beiliegend. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Dessler, Wolfgang Christoph (1660-1722), Kirchenliederdichter, D. erlernte gegen seine Neigung die Goldarbeiterkunst, widmete sich aber bald den Wissenschaften, da er für den Beruf des Vaters untauglich war. D. studierte in Altdorf bei Nürnberg Theologie, mußte aber wegen Geldmangels und anhaltender Kränklichkeit sein Studium abbrechen und nach Nürnberg zurückkehren. Er übernahm für verschiedene Druckereien Korrekturarbeiten und lernte dabei den religiösen Schriftsteller Erasmus Finx, genannt Francisci, kennen, der ihn in der geistlichen Dichtkunst unterwies. D. half ihm bei der Herausgabe verschiedener erbaulicher und theologischer Schriften und übersetzte auf seinen Wunsch wertvolle ausländische religiöse Werke ins Deutsche. Er schrieb selbst Betrachtungen über Sprüche der Heiligen Schrift und Passionsandachten und streute in diese Arbeiten seine Lieder ein. D. wurde 1705 Konrektor an der Schule zum Heiligen Geist in Nürnberg und verwaltete 15 Jahre dieses Amt. 1600 gr.

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        A Treatise of Gavelkind, Both Name and Thing. Shewing the True Etymologie and Derivation of the One, the Nature, Antiquity, and Original of the Other. To Which is Added a Life of the Author In two parts

      London F. Gyles; J. Woodman; D. Lyon and C. Davis 1726. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and soiled. Rebacked. Light browning to prelims. Page 11 in part two has a small hole with minor loss to a word. Small tape repair to fore edge of final leaf. Text block firm Second Edition Contemporary calf 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 140pp; 216pp, + index.

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        Practical Geometry Applied to the Useful Arts of Building Surveying Gardening and Mensuration Calculated for the Service of Gentlemen as well as Artisans and set in Four Parts

      London: W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman and others. G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound. Cover lightly scuffed. Some plates creased and browned at folds but majority bright and VG. Plate 14 repaired at crease. Plates run from numbers 1 to 41 with plates 30 and 40 missing. Eighteenth century owner's ink inscription to title page. 1726. First Edition. Leather cover. 350mm x 220mm (14" x 9"). 136pp + plates. 39 [of 60] folding copper plates and vignettes. .

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        OUD EN NIEUW OOST-INDIEN. BERSCHRYVING VAN’T NEDERLANSH COMPTOIR OP DE KUFT VAN MALABAR, EN VAN ONZEN HANDEL IN JAPAN, MITSGADERS EEN BESCHRYVING VAN KAAP DER GOEDE HOOPE EN’T ELAN MAURITIUS

      Dordrecht & Amsterdam: Joannes Van Braam & Gerard Onder de Linden, 1726. Volume 5, Part 2. First Edition. With all plates present and &#145;Directions to the Binder&#146; at end. Illustrated with 7 folding plates, 4 full page plates and 9 plates within text, all very finely engraved. The Cape of Good Hope section occupies 170 pages including 7 maps and 11 copper plates. Folio, contemporary embossed vellum, raised edges, leather lettering label gilt titles on the spine, speckled edges. 116, 160, (36 pages), 2 pages misnumbered. Vellum missing from front cover, backstrip defective, internally very fine, very crisp and clean and bright, nearly pristine, plates in excellent condition, highly unusual thus. &#147;One of the most important and comprehensive works on the East. It deals with the Dutch commerce in the Indies, as well as the natural history and the history of the places described. Sometimes called the Encyclopedia of the Dutch Indies, this volumes deals with Malabar, Japan Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius. Valentyn visited the cape in 1685, 1695, 1705, and 1714; he was supplied by the government with a great amount of information, including charts and copies of several important documents. Using this as a basis he added to it from personal observation and from communications, oral and written, from many of the principal residents of the colony.&#148; &#145;The description of Japan occupies 166 pages in the volume with the very fine large folding map of Japan and two additional engravings while the description of the Cape of Good Hope occupies 170 pages including 7 maps and 11 copper plates, &#147;worked into an admirable description of the country.&#148;&#146;<br> Plates<br>Map of Japan (p.3) folding<br>1/2 page plate Cooies and Sedan Chair p. 98<br>1/2 page plate Coolies and Sedan Chair p. 136<br>Folding map of the Cape of Good Hope p. 2<br>Folding map of Table Bay p. 5<br>Folding plan of Cape Town and Mountain p. 7<br>Folding view of Cape Town - Gezich van Kaap p. 10<br>Folding plan of Companies Garden p. 29<br>1/2 page plate of Natives with Lion p. 98<br>Full page plate of Hottentots p. 112<br>1/2 page plate of Zebra p. 114<br>2 plates of birds (ostrich and flamingo) p. 115<br>1/2 page plate River in Madagascar p. 145<br>Full page map of island Anzuary p. 148<br>1/2 page plate Natives on Madagascar p. 149<br>1/2 page plate Houses Settlement p. 150<br>Folding map of Mauritius p. 151<br>1/2 page plate fort on Mauritius p. 151<br>1/2 page plate view of Harbor Maruritius p. 152<br>1/2 page plate Fort Frederick Hendrik Mauritius p. 153<br>

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        A Treatise of Gavelkind, Both Name and Thing. Shewing the True Etymologie and Derivation of the One, the Nature, Antiquity, and Original of the Other. To Which is Added a Life of the Author In two parts

      London: F. Gyles; J. Woodman; D. Lyon and C. Davis. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and soiled. Rebacked. Light browning to prelims. Page 11 in part two has a small hole with minor loss to a word. Small tape repair to fore edge of final leaf. Text block firm. 1726. Second Edition. Contemporary calf. 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 140pp; 216pp, + index. .

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        The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Robert Boyle, in Several Parts of the World to Which is Added, the Voyage, Shipwreck, and Miraculous Preservation of Richard Castelman, Gent. with a Description of the City of Philadelphia, and the County of Pennsylvania.

      London: John Watts, 1726 - Octavo (193 × 111 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, neatly rebacked, red morocco label, edges sprinkled red. Housed in a tan quarter morocco slip case, in limp cloth chemise. Bookplate of Frank S. Streeter to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed, conjoined wormholes through the front free endpaper and first few leaves, including the frontispiece and titlepage, light browning, but overall very good. Engraved frontispiece of a ship attacked by natives, by van der Gucht, head- and tailpieces. First edition. "Howes points out that Boyle's narrative must probably be a work of pure fiction, and certainly any reading of the novel supports his contention. Like the Thousand and One Nights, the novel is a series of tales, each new story prompted by a character in the last" (Imaginary Voyages). Sabin states that Castelman's narrative, which is distinguished by having a separate title page, "bears the mark of authenticity." In ODNB, where the present work is unequivocally identified as a novel, Chetwood is described as "an active but minor participant in the theatrical and publishing worlds of the first half of the eighteenth century. He knew everyone, travelled everywhere, and explored every conceivable avenue to financial stability, only to fail." Cox II, p.478; Howes C-355; Imaginary Voyages in Prose Fiction, 107; Sabin 12553. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Halbfigur nach links, eine Zeichnung in der Linken, vor einem Wandleuchter mit brennender Kerze.

      . Kupferstich in Crayonmanier von C. Ploos van Amstel (1726-1798), nach einem Selbstbildnis. 23,1:18,1 cm. Wurzbach 92. - Auf die Einfassungslinie geschnitten. Verso Ploos van Amstels Zeichen, Lugt 2725. Provenienz: Th. Hudson, London, Lugt 2432; Sammlung "R", nicht bei Lugt..

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        The Life of Erasmus, More particularly that part of it, which He spent in England; Wherein An Account is given of his etc.

      Corn. Crownfield, Cambridge 1726 - 8vo, 23 x 14cm, (*4),A-Z8,Aa-Bb2,A1-K4, twenty copper-engraved plates, some are fold-outs. Appendix. Index. DIBDIN LIBRARY COMPANION p517. "Of the same class is Dr. Knight; whose`Lives of Colet and Erasmus' are in every well appointed library, and bring considerable prices; merely because they contain some interesting plates executed by the respectable burin of Vertue." LOWNDES 1285. Extremities rubbed, corners worn, all edges red, armorial bookplate back cover paste-down, text and plates very clean. Contemporary calf professionally rebacked in antique calf with green morocco spine label printed ingilt. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VETUS DISCIPLINA MONASTICA, SEU COLLECTIO AUCTORUM ORDINIS S. BENEDICTI maximam partem ineditorum, qui ante sexcentos fere annos per Italiam, Galliam atque Germaniam de Monastica disciplina tractarunt.

      Tip. Caroli Osmont. París, 1726 - . 25 cm. LXVII-594 pág., 17 h. Frontis calcográfico con retrato del abad de San Blas dibujado por Charles J. de Bender. Cabecera y capitular calcográfica. Enc. en piel, deslucida, cajo sesgado, planos y puntas rozadas, cortes pintados. * Primera edición de esta obra clave para la historia del monacato cristiano. La escribió el benedictino Hergott (1694-1762), cuyo verdadero nombre era Jean-Jacques y que fue consejero e historiógrafo en la corte austríaca en el siglo XVIII. En el subtítulo a la obra aparece como presbítero y monje benedictino de la congregación de san Blas en la Selva Negra. Los capítulos de la orden benedictina, contenidos íntegramente en este volumen, llegaban como suplemento a una necesaria ampliación de aquellos puntos no suficientemente desarrollados en la regla benedictina. En la época tenían la misma relevancia que la que tienen hoy las constituciones de un monasterio o congregación. El prefacio de la obra levantó un gran revuelo, como recoge J.-M. Quérard en el tomo IV de La france littéraire, ou dictionnaire bibliographique des savants. (París, Firmin Didot frêres, 1830): "El prefacio provocó grandes quejas por parte de los religiosos de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, ligados a la regla que se contradice, sobre la abstinencia y sobre muchos otros puntos. Vincent Thuillier (1684-1736) pasa por ser su autor, aunque protestó y negó haber participado en la obra más alla de revisar el latín de Hergott, de quien tenía toda la confianza." También Vacant y Mangenot sostienen la tesis de la colaboración de Thuillier en el tomo XV del Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique, aunque él siempre lo negó, como recogen Prosper y Tassin en Histoire littéraire de la Congrégation de Saint-Maur (1770). Hergott es autor de otras cuatro obras, también en latín, impresas en Viena. Biblioteca Nacional de Francia 30598958. regla benedictina, siglo XVIII, disciplina monástica Historia eclesiàstica, concilis, ordes religioses Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 latín [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abbildung der Jacobitischen oder Coptischen Kirche: Mit wahrhaften Urkunden erläutert und bewiesen ; Nebst einem kurtzen Anhang von der gesuchten Vereinigung der päbstlichen Kirche mit der Coptischen, Und einer Vorrede Joh. Georg W

      Jena: Joh. Friedrich Ritter, 1726. 124 pages with 3 pages of index :Mit wahrhaften Urkunden erläutert und bewiesen ; Nebst einem kurtzen Anhang von der gesuchten Vereinigung der päbstlichen Kirche mit der Coptischen, Und einer Vorrede Joh. Georg Walchs. The book is bound with "Rothige Gewissensfrage zur wahren Gottes Gelebrfamteit" by M. Jacob Samuel Schroern published by Joh. Friederich Ritter, 1745 in Jena. 88 pages. Abbildung der Jacobitischen oder Coptischen Kirche is a very scarce and important early work on Coptic Church. Both titles are in Old German Script. There is a subtle tear in the groove of the book. The binding is sound. The pages are quite toned, but quite readable. Images are available.. First Edition. Board. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Coptic Church.

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        MAGNUM DICTIONARIUM LATINUM ET GALLICUM, AD PLENIOREM PLANIOREMQUE SCRIPTORUM LATINORUM INTELLIGENTIAM,.

      - Lyon, Nicolas de Ville, 1726. 21,5x29 cm. 1144 pages. Dictionnaire latin-français, orné d'un magnifique frontispice, de 2 bandeaux, et de diverses lettrines. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau. Dos à 5 nerfs, orné de caissons dorés. Titre sur pièce de maroquin bordeaux. Quelques rares feuillets légèrement brunis, sinon papier frais. Très petits manques sur les coiffes et traces de frottement sur la reliure, cependant ouvrage solide et propre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary &c., Together with: Acts and Laws Passed by the Great and General Court or Assembly of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England

      Boston: B. Green, for Benjamin Eliot. 1726. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. H Full Leather. Good. Colonial Charter from 1692, and Acts and Laws from 1692 through 1725, bound into one volume, with Acts and Laws for the years 1726 through 1729 bound in at the back. Title page torn out with just a scrap still attached at the bottom, additional years of Acts and Laws (1730 and later) originally bound in together but extracted. Table of contents has neat ink notations for the addition of the "new" laws, with a note on the front pastedown that "The table runs no further then page 347 the other Laws being made since - Nath. Clark Jun. Sworn Clerk of Capt. Morse Lyman Comp. Nov 12th 1744, Timo Dwight Jun ..". One additional page extracted between the table of contents and the first page of the Acts and Laws, which may have been a second title page or a blank. Full eighteenth century calf with raised spine bands and decorative blind stamping along the covers&#39; edges nearest the spine. 30.5 cm x 19.5 cm. Sections paginated separately, complete except as mentioned herein, free endpapers also absent. Condition is good to very good, with relatively light cover wear for age (rear cover more bumped and corner-worn than front) and sound binding. Pages are quite clean with the aforementioned notations in the table, and a few other ink notations on pastedowns. Later acts bound in at the rear are more age-tanned than the original text. Some light foxing, a few dampstains, most pages surprisingly bright. First two leaves of charter loosened from the top (with some attendant margin tears, not affecting text), still well attached. A sound copy in an early binding.

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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 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.* 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 doctorate in law in Leiden and held various offices in his hometown of Rotterdam, including Commissioner for Water Regulations. He also served several times as the city's mayor. Sir Hans Sloane was among the other subscribers. Spines with some dry patches, a few skilful old repairs, some leaf-edges slightly toned or thumbed, but overall a fine, complete, and clean copy. Anker, 326; Cat. BM(NH), p. 1,247; Brunet III, 1474; Dean III, p. 284; Nissen IVB, 593; Nissen ZBI, 2697; Wood, p. 452..

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 7. I. 1726. - 2 SS. Folio. An den "jetzigen Besitzer" der im Niederrheinischen Kreis gelegenen Dörfer Eidenborn und Falscheidt (wohl ein Erbe des letzten, 1723 verstorbenen Grafen Karl Ludwig von Nassau-Saarbrücken). "Reichs-Ritterschaft und Adel" des Niederrheinischen Kreises hatten gegen den Erwerber der beiden Dörfer Klage erhoben und sich dabei auf ein Vorkaufsrecht bezogen, das beim Verkauf der Dörfer von Johann Heinrich von Hagen an Graf Gustav Adolf von Nassau-Saarbrücken i. J. 1624 ausgehandelt worden war. Der Kaiser befiehlt nun, die Dörfer "gegen das anerbottene Kauff-pretium" zurückzugeben. - Etwas angestaubt und fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren; einige Ausrisse alt hinterlegt; mit eh. Gegenzeichnung von Graf Schönborn.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Executoria de Nobleza de Don Andrés de Lomas, Vecino de CUENCA y Familiar de el SANTO OFICIO DE LA INQUISICION de dicha Ciudad, y de sus Subcesores. [Es copia del siglo XVIII de la original dada en Granada a tres dias del mes de Mayo de mil y quinientos y ochenta y cinco años (1585). Va acompañada de los documentos que autentifican y ratifican dicha ejecutoria]

      - En esta dicha Villa de HINOXOSA en Veinte y uno de Mayo mil setecientos Veinte y seis [1726], lo signo y lo firmo, Christoval de Toledo.- Son 75 folios manuscritos por ambas caras (en total 150 pags.) 5 de ellos en papel sellado de Felipe V "Sello quarto, veinte maravedis, año de mil setecientos y veinte y seis"; in folio (32 cm.); manuscrito sobre excelente papel de hilo verjurado con marca de agua; Enc. en Pleno pergamino flexible.- Perfecto estado. Libro en español [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD BY WAY OF THE GREAT SOUTH SEA, PERFORM&#39;D IN THE YEARS 1719, 20, 21, 22

      London. 1726.. [8],xxxii,[4],468pp. plus four engraved plates (two folding) and one folding engraved double-hemisphere world map. Contemporary dark brown calf, gilt, expertly rebacked with original spine label preserved. A clean text in very good condition. First edition of "the fullest account of California, the natives and other features, of any of the old voyages" (Cowan). Shelvocke was engaged in a privateering expedition against Spanish shipping on the Pacific Coast of America. He sailed as far north as Baja California, and two of the plates depict Indians of Baja. He also reported gold in the region. The folding map depicts the world in two hemispheres with the route of the voyage traced. An important English Pacific voyage. "Captains Shelvocke and Clipperton led a privately financed privateering expedition to attack Spanish shipping. Shelvocke gave his superior officer the slip in a storm and proceeded to Brazil and thence to the west coast of South America, where in two months he sacked Payta, Peru, and captured several small prizes. His vessel, the Speedwell, was wrecked at Juan Fernandez Island, but a ship was built out of the wreckage, and he sailed up the coast to Baja California. After crossing the Pacific via Guam and Macao, Shelvocke returned to England, where he was accused of piracy and embezzlement, and then acquitted. He soon left for the Continent a wealthy man. Shelvocke wrote this account, in part, as a vindication of his conduct. In it he mentions the gold of California and the guano of Peru, more than a hundred years before their rediscovery in the 19th century. An incident in the narrative describing the passage around Cape Horn, in which a sailor kills an albatross, is said to have inspired Coleridge&#39;s Rime of the Ancient Mariner" -Hill. HILL, p.272-73. HOWES S383. SABIN 80158. COWAN II, pp. 581-582.

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        Pantheon nunc vulgo la Rotonda Facies Panthei Interna

      Amsterdam circa 1663-1726 - Two plates. engraved views.63x 54 cms each one. Black and white. Fine impression and wide margins.These two views comes from the "town Book" of Italy printed by Blaeu and laterly by Mortier using the same plates.One of the volumes was dedicated to Rome depicting the most important monuments.The Pantheon was designed and printed in all the books showing Roman antiquities from medieval times.The building from Augustean times and restored during the Antonine´s period (s II d.c) is the best example in existence of a roman building preserving its most important elements up to this time.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Reise nach Mequinetz, der Residentz des heutigen Kaysers von Fetz und Marocco,: welche der Herr Commandeur, Carl Stuart, als Groß-Britannischer Gesandter, Anno 1721 zu Erledigung der dortigen Gefangenen abgelegt hat.

      Hannover, N.Förster u. Sohn, 1726. - Kl.-4°. Gest. Porträt, 7 nn. Bl., 131 S., 2 nn. Bl., m. 6 mehrfach gefalt. Kupfertafeln. HLdr.d.Zt. m. RSchild., (Rücken unterlegt, Ecken u. Kanten ber.). Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Paulitschke 692; Kainbacher 454; vgl. Cox I, 370 (engl. Ausg.). - Seltener, früher und ausführlicher Bericht über die Gesandtschaftsreise von Charles Stewart nach Marokko. Windus gehörte dieser an und berichtet über Land und Leute. - "No work on Morocco had hitherto appeared in English, with the exception of the meagre West Barbary (1671) of L. Addison. The description of the manners of the people renders the book "a curiosity", as it was pronounced by Boswell." (Cox). - Das Porträt mit einer Darstellung des marokkanischen Herrschers Mulai Ismail. - Die Tafeln mit Ansichten von Tetuan, Meknes, Alcazar, einer römischen Ruine und einem Plan von Fez. - Titel am unteren Rand stark beschnitten (Verlust des Erscheinungsjahres) u. alt hinterlegtem Ausschnitt, 1 Tafel m. 2 kleinen Fehlstellen, S. 97-100 m. kleiner Fehlstelle mit geringem Buchstabenverlust, durchgehend etw. gebräunt, tls. etw. braunfl. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chronyke van Vlaenderen, vervattende, haere vindinge, naem, eerste apostelen van het christen geloof, haer eerste bestierders, fondatien en stichten. Als ook, eene generaele beschryvinge van g'heel haer bestreck, steden, casteelen, heerlykheden, revieren, staeten (.). Eerste [- derde] deel. 3 parts in 4 vol.

      Andreas Wydts, Nicolaus Stryckwant, Brugge, Brussel 1726 - [48]-xc-540 (= 544)-[14], [32]-612-[22-2 bl.], [32]-514-[2 bl.], [2]- pp. 515-1158-[29-1 bl.] Compilation of chronicles by Nicolas Despars (1522-1597). Engr. ills : frontisp. by N. Heijlbrouck after J.C. De Cock (vol. 1), frontisp. by N. Heijlbrouck after R. Van Orley (vol. 2), 3 title-vign., folding map "Flandriae comitatus accurata descriptio" and 54 ills in text (i.a. portraits of Albert & Isabelle, Philip IV, battle scenes, etc.). Numerous woodcut endpieces and 33 woodcut portraits in text (vol. 1). Map of Bruges lacking as usual. 3 titles in red and black. Death announcement Johannes Franciscus Mattheus Scheepers pasted on endpaper of 1st vol. Bookplate J.W. Six. Stamps Borms. Ref. OPAC KBR (incompl.). SB Antwerp. BL London (1). Not in BN Paris. 4 volumes. Contemp. blindruled vellum, fleurons on both covers, ink titled spines on 7 raised bands, (lower margins of 1st vol. dampstaining, somewhat spotting).

      [Bookseller: de KunstBurg]
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        Varios eloquentes libros recogidos en uno. Escrivieronlos diferentes autores

      Madrid, por Francisco Martinez Abad, y a su costa, 1726. 4to.; 8 hs., 368 pp., 2 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Contiene: «Retrato político del Rey Don Alfonso el Octavo» de Don Gaspar Mercader y de Cervelló, dedicado a Carlos II, «El Perfecto Privado, instruido en Lelio Peregrino» de Don Pedro Fernández Navarrete, «Advertencias Políticas y Morales, escritas en comunicada carta al Señor Don Juan de Matos Fragoso» de Don Félix Lucio de Espinosa y Malo, «Govierno Moral a Lelio» de Don Jacinto Polo de Medina, «Govierno Moral a Fabio» de Don José Prudencio Rubio y Bazán, «Govierno Moral a Lauro» del colector de la obra, el trinitario Juan Bautista de Aguilar, y, finalmente, las «Lágrimas de Heráclito defendido, filosofo que llorava siempre los sucessos del mundo» del jesuíta Antonio de Vieyra.

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        Emblemata Florentii Schoonhovii I.C. Goudani, Partim Moralia partim etiam Civilia. Cum latiori eorundem ejufdem Auctoris interpretatione. Accedunt et alia quaedam Poëmatia in alijs Poema : tum fuorum libris non contenta.

      1726 - Livre ancien (1 bl), titre, (3) portrait de l'auteur, 255 pp., (1bl). Un emblemata très rare, illustré de 74 magnifiques gravures sur cuivre placées en exergue de chaque devise, aussi étranges que délicates dans leur composition. Séduisant exemplaire dans sa reliure en vélin de l'époque. Condition : In-4 en plein vélin d'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: L'Oeil de Mercure]
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