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        MATER AMORIS ET DOLORIS, quam Christus in Cruce moriens omnibus ac singulis suis fidelibus in matrem legavit: Ecce mater tua. Nunc Explicata per Sacra Emblemata, Figuras Scripturae quam plurimas . Editio Secunda.

      Georg Schlueter & Martin Happach 2nd edition, Augsburg 1726 - Frontis of Crucifixon with Munich in the background + copperplate Emblems (72). Small quarto 19th century morocco-spined boards (tips & edges worn). Frontis + titlepage printed in red & black with printer's device of cherubs blowing up a storm at sea +[10]pp prelims with emblem index +514pp +[28]pp index with Finis & colophon. Small stamps of Quebec convent on flyleaf, back of frontis & with perforated stamp on title, neat ownership inscriptions of 2 Pastors dated 1799-1800 on flyleaf and name of one Correns repeated in margin of title. First and last few pages foxed else neat and clean throughout. *Nicely executed emblems, showing ships, mythical beasts, plants, animals incl. bats, birds, scientific tools, musical instruments etc. each within a decorative oval frame with caption above. The explanations of these emblems - none of which are in themselves religious - all relate to Mary mother of Jesus (see Landwehr 319 Praz 351 for third edition). 1 volume.

      [Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books]
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        Ratio Disciplinae Fratrum Nov-Anglorum. A Faithful Account of the Discipline Professed and Practiced, in the Churches of New-England. With interspersed and instructive reflections on the discipline of the primitive churches.

      Printed for S. Gerrish in Cornhill, Boston 1726 - [1 lv], iv, 10, 207, [3] pp, blank. 12mo. Modern calf. Includes the introduction by Increase Mather, postscript & errata, and the table of contents (and the last blank lacking in Church's copy). "An important exposition of the tenants of congregationalism that carefully reaffirms the principles of the Cambridge Platform. Mather actually finished the work in 1701 according to his Diary, stating that it would 'have a mighty Tendency to praeserve our Discipline. and procure a beauty to the Exercise of it in all Administrations'," Streeter II: p.503). Provenance: Signature of William Homes (most likely the Rev. William Homes, a contemporary from Chilmark, who had the same publisher). Evans 2775. Sabin 46474. Streeter Sale II: 672. Church 903. Holmes, Cotton Mather, 318. New calf with new endpapers, original blanks. "by Cotton Mather" inscribed on title page, and manuscript number inscribed on verso of title page, foxing throughout, intermittent marginal wear, leaf Ee2 slightly defective with minute loss of text, inscriptions by early owners on free front endpaper and title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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

      B. Green, for Benjamin Eliot, Boston 1726 - 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' 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        SATYRE MENIPPÉE, DE LA VERTU DU CATHOLICON D’ESPAGNE, ET DE LA TENUE DES ETATS DE PARIS, A laquelle est ajoûté un Discours sur l’Interprétation du / mot de HIGUIERO DEL INFIERNO, & qui en est l Auteur. III volúmenes. Ilustrador Cornelius Severus

      - "A Ratisbone. Chez les Heritiers de Mathias Kerner. 1726. Tres volúmenes. O.C. 8º mayor, 4h incluso frontis grabado y portada a dos tintas, xxxvi-464pp-14 folios para tabla y uno blanco, 7h para láminas, 2 de ellas plegadas, 5h inclusa portada a dos tintas, 522pp-19h para tabla, 1h blanca, 2h para láminas, 2h inclusa portada a dos tintas, 596pp-17 folios para tabla, 1h blanca. Magníficamente ilustrada con X grabados de Cornelius Severus en talla dulce de magnífica factura, II plegados, portadas con viñetas xilográficas, grabados y capitulares iniciales, vinetas finales en madera. Soberbia encuadernación del siglo XIX plena piel gofrada época, nervios, lomera cuajada, triple filete dorado recuadrando ambos planos y doble en cantos, hierros al oro en contracantos. Pequeños exlibris estampillados en portadas. Excelente ejemplar impreso sobre recio papel de hilo, intonso en origen conservando todas sus barbas, amplios margenes, ladillos. Magnífica impresión y varias tipografías, en general bastante limpio, aunque los cortes tiene algo de óxido muy tenue. Reimpresión de éste libelo célebre del siglo XVI con las observaciones de Duchat y algunas adiciones de Prosper Marchand. Importante sátira que parodia la asamblea del Etats Generaux sostenida en 1593 (con el objeto de elegir a un Rey Católico). Expresa las opiniones a favor de las reclamaciones de Enrique IV de Francia (1589-1610) y III de Navarra (1572-1610) oponiéndose a la Liga española y sus partidarios. Las sátiras influyeron enormemente en el resultado de la asamblea, y Enrique IV fue elegido. El trabajo esta dividido en tres partes. Comienza con una descripción de apertura de la asamblea, seguido en la segunda parte por un catálogo del jefe de la Liga y discursos imaginarios. Finalmente, hay sátiras mixtas y epigramas. Escrito en el momento de la derrota del Liga, fue "un bestseller" inmediato. La paternidad literaria, por lo general, es atribuida a Jean Leroy, con la colaboración de Jean Passerat, Pierre Pithou, Nicolas Rapim y otros. El título de la sátira proviene de "Saturae Menippeae", trabajo perdido de Varro basado en las sátiras del cínico griego Menippus. CCPB000069376-6. Brunet V, 145. Cohen de Rici, 939. Palau 302972. Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Practice of Perspective: or, an Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects According to the Rules of the Art. Applied and Exemplified in all the Variety of Cases: as Landskips, Gardens, Buildings of divers kind... Written in French by a Jesuit of Paris... translated... into English... a second time... by E. Chambers

      London: Printed for Tho. Bowles and John Bowles, 1726. . 4to, (xviii) [pp], 151 [leaves], with 150 engraved plates and descriptive text opposite, some light browning, contemporary signature to title, contemporary calf, rubbed, recently rebacked with a black spine label, spine with gilt bands. First published in English in 1672 as “Perspective Practical” and an important work, the excellent illustrations giving exacting instructions for drawing all manner of objects and views.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Satyre Menippée, de la vertu du catholicon d'Espagne, et de la tenue des Etats de Paris, à laquelle est ajouté un Discours sur l'interprétation du mot de Higuerio del Infierno, & qui en est l'Auteur.

      Chez Les Héritiers De Mathias Kerner [Prosp. Durand] 1726 - - Chez Les Héritiers De Mathias Kerner [Prosp. Durand], A Ratisbone [Paris] 1726, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. pet. in 8 (10,7x17,7cm), (6) xxvj, 464pp. (28) et (10) 522pp. (38) et (4) 596pp. (34), relié. - Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 10 figures (nombreux portraits) dont 2 dépliantes (la procession de la Ligue et les états de la Ligue). Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Plein Veau brun glacé moucheté d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons caiossonnés. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Coiffes supérieures restaurées, idem en queue des tomes I et III. Mors supérieurs des tomes I et III restaurés. Fendillements à certains endroits des mors. Belle reliure de qualité présentant des défauts, notamment dû à la restauration. Edition ancienne la plus complète, avec les ajouts de Prosper Marchand et les tables de Goderfroy. Elle hérite de toutes les additions antérieures, édition de Duchat, notes de Verdier, etc. Parmi les prièces fondatrices du recueil à la fin du XVIe siècle on attribue le Catholicon à Pierre le Roy et les vers à Jean Passerat et Pierre Rapin, les Harangues à J. Gillot. Cette réunion d'insignes et talentueux lettrés confèrent une portée et une valeur très littéraire au pamphlet (la Satire connut des éditions jusqu'au XIXe avec succès). 'A la fois une comédie, un pamphlet et un coup d'Etat, la Satyre Ménippee fraya la route a Henry IV vers le trône' (P. Larousse). L'ensemble des textes réunit pour les édition du XVIIIe, textes historiques, pamphlétaires, satiriques et littéraires constituent le plus riche témoignage pour l'histoire de la Ligue. (6) xxvj, 464pp. (28) et (10) 522pp. (38) et (4) 596pp. (34) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Sculptura historiarum et temporum memoratrix. Das ist: Gedächtniß-Hülfliche Bilder-Lust der merckwürdigsten Welt-Geschichten Aller Zeiten; Von Erschaffung der Welt biß auf Gegenwärtige, Zu besondern Behuff und Belustigung So wohl der studierenden Jugend, als auch anderer Liebhaber Derer Historien, Solche ordentlich zu fassen, Und nach der Jahr-Rechnung leichte zu behalten, Einer sehr angenehmen Erfindung und bequemen Einrichtung Mit Gründlichen Erzehlungen Von neuen ausgefertiget durch Johann David Köhlern, P.P Und in Kupfer gebracht von Christoph Weigeln

      In Verlag Christoph Weigels seel. Wittwen. Drucks Lorenz Bieling, Nürnberg 1726 - Folio. [9], 293, [7]pp. & 48 unpaginated leaves with over 400 copper-engravings by C. Weigel. Full hand-stitched vellum from the period. Richly engraved half-title page. Text on half-title: "Sculptura historiarum et temporum memoratrix. Das ist: Gedächtnüß-Kunst der merckwürdigsten Weltgeschichten Aller Zeiten von Erschaffung der Welt biß auf Gegenwärtige 1726." Title-page printed in red and black with vignette engraving. Decorative engraved initials, head- and tailpieces throughout. Christoph Weigel's authoritative work covers world history from the 1st century B.C. up until 1695. Profusely illustrated with 424 copper-engravings (approx. 2 1/4" x 2 1/2") on 44 pages and 4 leaves with numismatic engravings showing a total of 38 coins. Majority of illustrated pages with 10 copper-engravings depicting historical events (each page illustrating a decade), accompanied by two captioned squares with engraved decorative borders. The first edition of Weigel's important work was published in 1697. J. D. Köhler did the revisions for this 1726 edition. Text in German, gothic script. 7 page index ("Historien-Register") in rear.Age wear and staining on binding. Horizontal crease on free front endpaper. Bottom corner of first few leaves slightly bumped and creased. Small area on front-edge and bottom corner of title-page with chipping. Very minor foxing and sporadic finger-smudges on margins. 2" closed tear on bottom margin of page 251. Usual rippling to leaves. Binding in fair, interior in overall good to very good condition. Bibliographical references: "Erste Ausgabe der Köhler-schen Neubearbeitung und Aktualisierung." Bauer, Weigel 7,1,55 - Wegehaupt I, 2216 Anm. - Brüggemann-Brunken II, 948 Anm. - Rammensee 1600. First printing of the new revised edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Inarime seu de Balneis Pithecusarum. Libri VI.

      Neapoli, Felix Mosca 1726 - In 8vo; cc. 20n.nn., pp.320, cc. 12n.nn. Stemma di Giovanni V al frontespizio peraltro con caratteri neri e rossi. Antiporta allegorica con l'isola d'Ischia sullo sfondo. 7 tavole incise in rame da A.Maillar dai disegni di A.Baldi, di cui una con pianta dell'isola. Testate, capilettera e finaletti finemente incisi. Pergamena coeva, tassello in oro al dorso, fregio dorato inquadra i piatti. Profilo del piatto anteriore parzialmente lacero. Giustiniani, Bibl. Storica, pag.83; Artigliere, 261: "E’ questo un poema che elogia l'isola d'Ischia e le sue acque. L'autore trova modo di parlare di tutto il Regno di Napoli, di Pozzuoli, la Solfatara ed il Vesuvio"; Serra, Bibl.Isclana, pag.126; Sommervogel VI,1348-9; Lozzi 2212,nota. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Opera Omnia Graece et Latine, Cum Notis & Nova Versione, Joannis Hudsoni, Sigebertus Havercampus

      R. & G. Wetsten, Amsterdam 1726 - Havercamp's Josephus, 2 volumes, R. & G. Wetsten, etc., Amsterdam, Leiden & Utrecht, 1726. Folio (400 x 253 mm.), pp. 982, 481 + index. Engraved frontispiece in volume I, two other plates, folding table in volume II, double column Greek/Latin text. First Havercamp edition. Contemporary full vellum, blind panels and lozenges on sides, black morocco lettering-pieces between raised bands, red speckled edges. Pale browning to text in parts. A fine and imposing set. Nicolai Nonnen's copy with his signature on the tile page and the date 1726. Nonnen (1701-1772) was a theologian who published several works including his Dissertatio theologica exhibens observationes quasdam de daemoniacis etc.

      [Bookseller: Richard Smith]
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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 (197 x 120mm), bound in contemporary calf with gilt ruled borders and gilt titles to the spine. Binding sometime neatly rebacked with some old repairs to the hinges and corners. Internally clean with occasional browning. An excellent, tall set of this landmark novel in contemporary state. Five engraved maps. 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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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and Then a Captain of Several Ships

      Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle Temple-Gate in Fleet-Street, London 1726 - Four parts in two volumes. Second state frontispiece portrait of "Captain Lemuel Gulliver of Redriff. Aetat Suae LVIII" by Sheppard, printed within oval frame, Latin inscription below. Pp. [blank leaf], xii, 148; [vi], 164; [blank leaf], [vi], 155; [viii], 199, [verso blank]. 5 maps, one to each part [two to Part III], and plate of the Word Engine. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown in each volume of Timony Neve (1724-1798), English churchman and academic, and was chaplain of Merton College, Oxford. Bookplate of prominent Philadelphia collector Robert R. Dearden to front free endpaper of each volume, previous owner's inked name at head of title-page in each volume, and again on verso of title-page in vol. II, inked name and Liverpool address dated 18 April 1826 to blank verso of last leaf in vol. II. Blind-stamped, contemporary calf. Sypathetically rebacked, 5 raised bands, two gilt-stamped maroon leather spine labels. Covers gently scuffed, corners a bit rubbed, crude paper repair to lower edge of title-page and following 2 prelims. in vol. II not affecting text. Text blocks of both volumes tanning and slightly thumbed, occasional light foxing. Overall, a very good set housed in a fine custom-made clamshell box, green cloth with ornate gilt ruled leather spine and faux raised bands. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World.

      1726 - Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts by Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships. Two volumes, 8vo. Frontispiece portrait and six plates (five maps and a design for a thought machine). London, Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726. First edition, third issue. [Teerink's state B, published in December 1726. There were three issues of the first edition of the Travels published in 1726, known as the A, AA, and B editions. The A edition was published in October of 1726 and sold out within a week]. Original brown panelled calf binding with decorative blind ruled borders and corner pieces. Spines with raised bands, title labels heavily worn on volume 1 and just the remnants left on volume 2. Volume numbers stamped in gilt in 4th compartment. Spines scuffed, head of spines worn, joints cracked, but bindings sound. The text of both volumes bright and fresh throughout. A very good set, rarely found in contemporary bindings. The first printing of Gulliver's Travels was in October of 1726 and there were four distinct 8vo editions (all by Motte) and further 12mo editions within a year. The first three octavo editions are traditionally considered to comprise the First Edition. Swift endeavoured to remain anonymous as the author of the travels. The printer Motte wrote that he received the second part of the travels 'he knew not from whence, nor from whom, dropped at his house in the dark, from a hackney coach. Gulliver’s Travels has given Swift an immortality beyond temporary fame. All those who had been fascinated by the realism and vivid detail of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe were captivated again, even though they knew that Gulliver must be fiction. The brilliance and thoroughness, with which his logic and invention work out the piquancy of scale involved by the giant human among the Lilliputians, and then by a minikin Gulliver among the Brobdingnagians, ran away with the author’s original intention. Gulliver s Travels has achieved the final apotheosis of a satirical fable (PMM). [Grolier], [100 English, 42]. [Printing and the Mind of Man 185]. [Teerink 289] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [THE DOCTRINE OF MORALITY, OR A VIEW OF HUMAN LIFE]. MORAL VIRTUE DELINEATED

      [London]: [J. Darby, A. Betteswort &c], [1726]. Second Edition. Hardcover. Neat contemporary ink inscription to first title, very small worm tracks to upper corner of about half of the pages. Lovely plates, very clean. Near Fine. Tall Folio (8-3/4" x 14-1/2") bound in full calf neatly rebacked. Two parts in one volume, lacking the printed title page, as seems often to be the case. Text in French and English. Translated by Thomas Manington Gibbs. Illustrated with two engraved title pages, a frontispiece, a portrait, and 103 engraved plates, all nearly full page, along with engraved head- and tail-pieces.

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        OBRAS DE DON FRANCISCO DE QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS. TOMO IV: VIDA DE DON FRANCISCO DE QUEVEDO Y VILLEGAS / OBRAS POSTUMAS / TRATADO DE LA INTRODUCCION A LA VIDA DEVOTA

      1726 - CASTELLANO JUAN BAPTISTA VERDUSSEN NERVIOS Y DORADOS EN LOMO-TEXTO A DOBLE COLUMNA-FALTA EL PROLOGO ANTERIOR A LA OBRA-AGUJERO DE UNOS TRES CENTIMETROS EN LA PIEL DE LA CUBIERTA-UNO DE LOS GRABADOS PINTADOS-NUMEROSAS FIRMAS Y ANOTACIONES EN PAGINAS DE CORTESIA-MARCAS DE OXIDO Y HUMEDAD

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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World; By Captain Lemuel Gulliver; Vol. II

      Benjamin Motte, London 1726 - Printed for Benjamin Motte, London, in 1726. Small octavo, Volume II only, of Teerink's "B" edition. This is the third issue printed in 1726, and considered by Teerink as part of the first edition. Other scholars have classified it as the third edition. Pp. [vi], 154, [8], (155)-353, [1]. Illustrated with three copper engraved maps and a chart, and numerous woodcut head and tail prints. Once beautiful panelled calf covers with delicately traced tooling, fine gilt stamping along the very tip of the board edges and understated dying. The cover is peeling, dry and crisp on the upper half of front board, and chipped with small holes, scuffs and wear on the remainder. The pages have a ripple and the glued down endpapers are glued inexpertly. A small tear on the title page at thumb turn point and on the side edge of lfep. Red speckled fore and bottom edges. The binding is surprisingly strong, considering the condition of covers. It is very firm with a good wide margin. Outside the surface leather is torn at spine fold above the top band. Five distinct raised bands with a shallow rise about a half inch above bottom edge. Stamped with faded gilt "2" between top and second bands. Bookplate of The Right Reverend Cecil Douglas Horsley on reverse of title page. Cecil D. Horsley was the Bishop of Colombo and then Gibralter in the mid 20th century. He died in 1953. Antiquarian, Classic, Fiction, Rare, Gulliver. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 Learned Friends, and the State of Religion and Learning at that Time in both our Universities With an Appendix. Containing several Original Papers

      Corn. Crownfield, London 1726 - Hardcover. large 8vo. (8), xxxi, (1) - list of plates and errata, 386, cxliv - Appendix, (8) - index. Contemporary diced calf boards with gilt borders, recently rebacked with new leather spine with raised bands and gilt stamped leather title label. Marbled page edges, fresh endpapers with contemporary armorial bookplate reaffixed. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 19 engraved plates, 5 of which are folding, (List of cuts calls for the frontis and 16 plates, but 3 additional plates which are not on the list are present at pages 335, 350 and 355). An important early biography of Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, 1466-1469) the Dutch theologian whose new editions of the New Testament are said to have been an important factor in the development of the Reformation. Erasmus was of course also famous for his own works: The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, On Civility in Children, etc. Some, if not all the plates in this volume were engraved by the renowned English engraver and antiquary George Vertue (1684-1756). Pages 348-349 are repeated in the pagination but text is continuous. Light chafing to boards, corners rubbed with some loss, light angled crease to frontis with some chipping to fore-edge and upper corner (engraving is complete). Plates evenly browned. Outer margins lightly browned. Some light uneven browning, scattered foxing, and tiny penciled notes throughout text. 1/2 inch closed tear to center of page xxvii of Appendix. Despite faults, overall a sound, complete VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium .et des narcotiques pour la guerison des maladies

      Guillaume Cavelier, Paris 1726 - [Hecquet, Philippe (1661-1737).] Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium, des calmants, et des narcotiques, pour la guerison des maladies. 12mo. [8], 374, [14]pp. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier fils, 1726. 167 x 92 mm. Calf c. 1726, gilt spine, rubbed & worn, small chip at foot of spine, front hinge cracking but overall sound. Light toning, otherwise very good. First Edition. A treatise on the use of opium and other narcotics in the treatment of disease. Hecquet, physician at the Charite Hospital in Paris, was a confirmed mechanist and a longtime opponent of chemical medicine, which he attacked in several publications. He was a great believer in the virtues of opium, which he recommended for a broad spectrum of ailments, including those of children and pregnant women. Osler 2916. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

      W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman and others, London 1726 - 136pp + plates. 39 [of 60] folding copper plates and vignettes. 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Practice of Perspective: or, an Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects According to the Rules of the Art. Applied and Exemplified in all the Variety of Cases: as Landskips, Gardens, Buildings of divers kind. Written in French by a Jesuit of Paris. translated. into English. a second time. by E. Chambers.

      London: Printed for Tho. Bowles and John Bowles 1726 - 4to, (xviii) [pp], 151 [leaves], with 150 engraved plates and descriptive text opposite, some light browning, contemporary signature to title, contemporary calf, rubbed, recently rebacked with a black spine label, spine with gilt bands. First published in English in 1672 as "Perspective Practical" and an important work, the excellent illustrations giving exacting instructions for drawing all manner of objects and views.

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        Istoria e coltura delle piante che sono pe'l fiore più ragguardevoli , e più distinte per ornare un giardino. con un copioso trattato degli agrumi.

      - Venezia, presso Andrea Poletti, 1726. 4to (235 x 175mm). pp. (34), 761, (3), with an engraved portrait of Clarici holding a bouquet of flowers in his right hand, an engraved title-vignette with a dwarf lemon tree in a pot with two putti, and a large engraved plan (530 x 740mm) of the Villa Marocco and its gardens. Contemporary half vellum, spine with red gilt lettered label, marbled sides. A fine copy of the first and only edition of one of the most important works on flower gardens and the cultivation of flowers of Northern Italy. Paolo Bartolomeo Clarici (1664-1725) 'spent most of his life in the Veneto where his literary and scientific tastes brought him the friendship of many members of the great Venetian families. Prominent among these was Gerardo Sagredo, Procurator of St Mark's, for whom he laid out a splendid garden in the Venetian style for the family villa at Marocco. Clarici used a print of a bird's eye view of this Marocco garden in his book as an ideal example of layout. predominantly a flower garden' (Masson, Italian gardens).'The work is divided into four sections: the first provides the reader with a brief history of the garden architecture and instructions on how to contruct a proper garden; the second is dedicated to cultivation techniques; the third to botanical history and the cultivation of certain prized flowering plants; and the fourth to a dissertation on citrus plants. 'Istoria e coltura della piante' was a work of serious scholarship, one based on careful reading of the most recent scientific works on botanical subjects as well as the author's own research. Thus Clarici left behind him a useful legacy that was to influence generations of garden architects and floriculturists both in Italy and elsewhere' (Tomasi, An Oak Spring Flora pp. 140-2).Pritzel 1728; Tomasi, An Oak Spring Flora No. 36. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas y Tierra Firme del Mar Océano?

      Nicolás Rodríguez Franco 1726-1730, Madrid - I: (20) h., 78 pp., (2) h., 292 pp., (4) h., 288 pp.; II: (2) h., 296 pp., (3) h., 232 pp; III: (4) h., 252 pp., (3) h., 236 pp., (3) h., 245 pp. (en realidad 247); IV: (3) h., 251, (446) pp. 9 frontis y 14 mapas a doble página. Pasta española de época, lomo con nervios, hierros dorados y doble tejuelo, ligeramente sobada. Buen ejemplar de esta obra fundamental para la Historia de América. Edición corregida y aumentada con notas por Andrés García de Barcia. Las ocho Décadas tienen cada una portada independiente finamente grabadas al cobre representando diferentes escenas del descubrimiento y conquista junto a los retratos de los conquistadores y descubridores más importantes. Cada portada, aunque con una estructura de composición similar, contiene diferentes motivos. En total 72 escenas de guerra, vistas de sacrificios, vistas de ciudades, indios, etc., y 39 retratos de conquistadores y de los primeros españoles en el Nuevo Mundo, cuyas representaciones son las más auténticas que se conocen. La Descripción de las Indias Occidentales, también con portada grabada independiente, contiene 14 mapas plegados representando América por territorios; uno de ellos representa el Continente completo además del Océano Pacífico con sus Islas (Salomon, Nueva Guinea, Filipinas, etc.) hasta la parte más oriental de China. Esta es sin duda la parte más importante de la obra ya que para la realización de los mapas Herrera pudo acceder a los Archivos más secretos de la Corona Española para hacer su composición. Como describe Pérez Pastor, La Imprenta en Madrid, 784 & 785: "Los 14 mapas grabados al cobre son en muchos casos las primeras representaciones y descripciones de muchas provincias americanas."Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas (1559-1625) nació en Cuéllar, en la provincia de Segovia. Fue un erudito en su tiempo, conocedor de lenguas clásicas e incansable historiador y biógrafo, escribió y publicó numerosas obras, siendo la presente la que le dio fama universal. En 1596 fue nombrado Cronista de Indias por Felipe II, cargo que también desempeñó bajo el reinado de Felipe III. Esta obra, también conocida como Décadas de Indias, fue publicada por partes y tardó diecinueve años en escribirla; para su realización utilizó una amplia bibliografía: crónicas oficiales, de gobernadores, de frailes, etc., además de consultar los archivos de la Corona. Pequeños puntos de polilla al pie de la portada del tomo I, y algunas manchas en la portada del tomo IV. Encuadernación original, algo rozada. Palau 114287 cita: "Obra importante y una de las más completas para el estudio de las Indias, desde su nacimiento hasta 1554"; Porrúa Hnos. 7145; Sabin 31546; Medina, BHA, 2580; Leclerc 706; Pérez Pastor, La Imprenta en Madrid, 784 y 1334.

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        Lezione Accademica Intorno l' Origine Delle Fontane, Con Le Annotazioni. Con La Giunta Di Varie Lettere dissertorie, un' Altra Lezione Accademica, Osservazioni, Ragioni, Ed Esperienze Nuove.con la risposta da G.G. Giorgi, medico e fisico fiorentino.

      Pietro Poletti, Venezia 1726 - [700 Figurato Idrologia] (cm. 25) Bella piena pergamena originale, nervi titolo e fregi al dorso. --cc. 8 nn., pp. 407, p. 1 , pp. 40 con 1 tav. f.t. Seconda edizione molto più ampia e pregiata della prima. Completa della seconda parte (conclusiones phisyco- medicae. 1726 pp.40) spesso mancante. Alla lezione fanno seguito varie interessanti memorie di diversi autori: G. Giorgi, D. Corradi, G. Avanzini, G. Riccati, S. Paoli, che riferiscono di fontane di Modena, Lucca, , Carfagnana, Puglia ecc. Alcuni esemplari hanno un'antiporta, ma molti, come il nostro ne sono privi, poichè l'opera veniva pubblicata anche assieme ad altre. Antico ottimo restauro all'angolo del piatto posteriore ma esemplare eccezionalmente bello e nitido. * Blake 468; * Sabia "Opere di Vallisneri" n° 191-192; * Bibl. idrologica ital p. 507; *Ward e Carozzi 2217; * Dura 19 123; *Riccardi II 578; * Gamba 2482; *Choix 7917; *Morazzoni 259; * Graesse VII 252; * Libri 7294: "a celebrated work".[f82] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium ...et des narcotiques pour la guerison des maladies

      Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1726. 1st edition. [Hecquet, Philippe (1661-1737).] Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium, des calmants, et des narcotiques, pour la guerison des maladies. 12mo. [8], 374, [14]pp. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier fils, 1726. 167 x 92 mm. Calf c. 1726, gilt spine, rubbed & worn, small chip at foot of spine, front hinge cracking but overall sound. Light toning, otherwise very good. First Edition. A treatise on the use of opium and other narcotics in the treatment of disease. Hecquet, physician at the Charite Hospital in Paris, was a confirmed mechanist and a longtime opponent of chemical medicine, which he attacked in several publications. He was a great believer in the virtues of opium, which he recommended for a broad spectrum of ailments, including those of children and pregnant women. Osler 2916.

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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 IN NEW ENGLAND. [bound with:] ACTS AND LAWS, OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY IN NEW-ENGLAND.

      Boston. . 1726 - [2],14,18,[2],483pp. Folio. Original calf, elaborately stamped in gilt, rebacked to style duplicating the backstrip of the John Carter Brown Library copy in a similar binding. Moderate wear to boards. Internally quite clean. Near fine. This copy bears an exceptional colonial provenance, being inscribed on the front free endpaper from Jonathan Belcher, governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire from 1730 to 1741. Belcher has inscribed it: "To the Honorable Sir Philip York His Majesty's Attorney General, from His most obedient, most faithfull, and most humble servant." The inscription is dated Boston, Oct. 18, 1732. Philip Yorke (1690-1764), the 1st Earl of Hardwicke, was attorney general to George II from 1724. He was chief justice after 1733 and lord chancellor after 1737. Belcher also served as governor of New Jersey, appointed in 1747. A remarkable association copy, linking the laws of the Crown to their administrator in the colonies and their chief enforcer in England. The second collected laws of Massachusetts, preceded only by the 1699 edition. This copy includes the separately printed Charter (bound first), the full 1726 laws, and all of the session laws printed through July 1, 1732. A total of sixteen Evans items. EVANS 2762, 2900-2902, 3054-3057, 3182, 3306, 3307, 3440-3442, 3564, 3565. CHARLEMAGNE TOWER COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COLONIAL LAWS 215-230.

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        The Holy Bible. Containing the OldTestament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, Andwith the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By HisMajesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches.

      Edinburgh.Printed by John Baskett. 1726. - 4to, 25.6cm, c.[1200]p., index, table,in attractive contemporary full black) goatskin, tight back real cordbands, full gilt borders and decorations in the panels issued withoutlabels, gilt decoration panel borders on the boards, gilt innerdentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, some slight surface wear,very good to fine in this attractive antique binding. (cgc) An early18th-century Scottish binding. The spine panels repeat alternately. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mr Wingate's Arithmetick : Containing A Plain And Familiar Method For Attaining The Knowledge And Practice Of Common Arithmetick. Composed By Edmund Wingate Of Gray's Inn, Esq; And, Upon His Request, Inlarged In His Life Time; Also Since His Decease Carefully Revis'd, And Much Improv'd ; As Will Appear By The Preface And Table Of Contents : By John Kersey, The Late Teacher Of The Mathematicks And Now Exactly Corrected By John Kersey, The Last Author's Son. With A New Supplement ; Of Easie Contractions In The Necessary Parts Of Arithmetic ; Useful Tables Of Interest And Flemish Exchanges ; As Also Practical Mensuration By George Shelley, Writing Master Of Christ's Hospital

      Printed for J Phillips, at the King's Arms, and J and J Knapton, at the Crown, in St Paul's Church Yard; and the Executors of W Taylor 1726 - Full contemporary panelled calf, VG+. [viii]+448pp, many tables, leather a little rubbed at the corners, spine evenly darkened with gilt decoration to 5 compartments & with the original lettering peice between raised bands, hinges a little cracked but both boards firm & holding well, head of the spine a little worn, early ownership signature of G Courthop dated 1732 on the endpaper & with neat early ink annotation to the last blank, an attractive copy. The additional works by Shelley & Kersey each have their own title pages. Later edition of Wingate's popular Arithmetic which he first published in 1630 ( initially a two volume work ) under the title ' Arithmetique Made Easie'. The first volume, 'Naturall Arithmetique' was then, at Wingate's request, revised and augmented by John Kersey [ 1616 - 1677 ] and published in 1650, with a seven chapter supplement by Kersey. George Shelley [ 1666 - 1736 ] took over the work in 1704 with the eleventh edition, adding chapters of his own. Edmund Wingate [ 1596 - 1656 ] mathematician and legal writer who in 1620 was one of the first people to publish a book on the use of the slide rule or the 'rule of proportion', an instrument for performing logarithmic calculations. This work, part one of Wingate's original, had been intended to be 'onely a key to open the secrets of the other, which treats of artificial arithmetique performed by logarithms' which was the reason Wingate requested Kersey to revise it so as it could stand alone as a text book on elementary mathematics. Chapter XI of Kersey's work is a series of mathematical conundrums & puzzles. 500 grams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des wohlerfahrnen Kaufmanns anderer Theil, oder neu-eröfnetes Waaren-Lager, worinnen derer im Handel . gangbaren Waaren Natur, Beschaffenheit, unterschiedliche Arten, Nutzung , wie auch der Unterschied der guten und verfälschten Waaren, der Ort ihrer Zubereitung, Einkaufs nach alphabetischer Ordnung deutlich beschrieben wird. (Und:) Des wohlerfahrnen Kaufmanns dritter Theil. Oder: Die allzeit wohlbestallte Schreib-Stube in welcher von Buchhalten, Correspondenzen . eine vollständige Nachricht enthalten ist. Wornach in allen fürnehmen Handels-Oertern, ein vollkommenes Contoir kann angeleget werden. Welche so sehr verlangte Continuation, von Gottfried Christian Bohnes über sich genommen u. an das Licht gestellet hat George Gottlob Heyne

      Hamburg, Felginer 1726 (-1727) - Vgl. Kress B 1540, Humpert 6356; Goldsmiths 9762; Higgs 2782. - Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Das umfassenste handelskundliche Werk des 18. Jahrhunderts und eines der wichtigsten Werke der Kameralistik. - G. Chr. Bohn hatte seinen Wohlerfahrnen Kaufmann erstmals 1719 publiziert; darin werden die vornehmsten Handelsplätze in Europa beschrieben. Mit dieser vorliegenden Continuation in ihrer ersten Ausgabe aus dem Jahr 1726 , der das Waarenlager beschreibt, erfüllte der Autor sein Versprechen einen zweiten Teil zu publizieren, wie er in seinem Vorwort anführt. In späteren Auflagen wurde dieser zweite Teil als separates Werk angesehen und publiziert. Darin werden in alphabetischer Ordnung alle gangbaren Waren oft in längeren Erklärungen beschrieben. Nach dem Tod Bohn's brachte Georg Gottlob Heyne 1727 die noch von Bohn vorbereitete hier ebenfalls vorliegende wohlbestallte Schreib-Stube als dritten Teil zu seinem 'wohlerfahrnen Kaufmann' heraus. Darin finden sich 164 Handelsbriefe von jedem bedeutenden Handelsort in Euopa; eingehend behandelt wird die Praxis der Buchhaltung und das Bankgeschäft, von dem Journal, dem Inventario, vom Haupt- oder Schuld-Buch, von Saldir- und Bilantzirung, Bilantz Soll, vom Unkost-Buch, Cassa-Buch, von der Banco-Conto, von der Cambio-Conto, Conto-Courant, Rabatt-Conto, Haußhaltungs-Conto, von der Commission-Factorey und Speditions-Handlung, von der Compagnie-Handlung, See-Handlung, Banquier-Handlung, Propre-Handlung (General-Bilantz, Copier, Fatturen, Calculier-Buch, Cassa-Buch, Waaren Sconto, Resconter, Saldier-Buch, Secret-Buch oder geheimes Conto u.a.). - Das doppelblattgroße Frontispiz im zweiten Teil zeigt das Handelskontor und Hauptquartier der Vereinigten Niederländischen Ostindien-Kompanie in Amsterdam, das Frontispiz im dritten Teil zeigt eine Schreibstube mit mehreren Schreibern bei der Arbeit an ihren Schreibtischen, im Hintergrund ein Tresorraum mit Geldsäcken, darüber ein Engel, der ein Schriftband mit der Titelzeile hält. - Sehr schönes sauberes Exemplar in e. Doppelblattgr. gestoch. Frontispiz, 6 Blätter, 544 Seiten; gestoch. Frontispiz, 6 Blätter, 591 Seiten Leder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Opuscola anatomica: De Renum structura, Ufficio, Utilitate et Administratione. De Auditus Organis. Ossium Examen. De Capitis Motu. De Vena Et de Dentibus

      Apud Adrianum Beman,, Delphis, 1726 - Tre parti in un volume di cm. 17,5, pp. (12) 358; (6) 98 (12); 47 (1). Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero e 10 tavole f.t. incise in rame, due delle quali ripiegate. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Tagli colorati. Qualche segno d'uso alla legatura, ma esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Ex libris. Ottima e rara edizione degli Opuscola anatomica in cui è inserito il celebre trattato: De dentibus, considerato come il primo testo di scienza dentistica, stampato originariamente nella rarissima edizione del 1563 e qui inserita come seconda parte. Cfr. Garrison-Morton: "Eustachi was the first to study the teeth in any considerable detail. He provided an important description of the first and second dentitions and described the hard outer issue and soft inner structure of the teeth. He also attempted an explanation of the problem of the sensitivity ot the tooth's hard structure"; cfr. anche la lunga sheda in Poletti (De re dentaria apud veteres a p. 66). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 in New-England [and] Acts and laws of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New- England

      Boston: B. Green - for Benjamin Eliot -, 1726 - An attractive, unsophisticated copy of this early and important compilation of the Acts and Laws of the Province of Massachusetts, as organized under the terms of the charter of William & Mary. That charter, which was enacted May 14, 1692, included Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, the Province of Maine, and parts of what is now Nova Scotia. More importantly, the independence of the old Colony was greatly reduced, the powers of the Provincial Governor were increased, and the newly chartered Province was more tightly controlled by British imperial rule. Even more important is the inclusion here for the first time of the newly adopted modification to the Charter, King George's "Explanatory Charter" (pp. 13-14), whereby the position of the Governor was further strengthened: he was given sole power to adjourn the House of Representatives, and the right to veto the House's choice of their Speaker. The "Explanatory Charter," which was adopted in January, 1726, is printed here for the first time; it was first printed separately later in the year (Evans 2659). Not until the "Intolerable Acts" of 1774 was there such a radical alteration to the Charter, and such a serious blow to colonial autonomy. An important and early document in the development of modern Massachusetts, and in the chain of events culminating in 1776 (MASSACHUSETTS COLONY) Folio. Two parts: [2], 14 [Charter]; [2], 347 [Acts], [1], 17 [Table] pp. Two parts with separate title-pages and pagination. Contemporary calf tooled in blind. Some rubbing and wear, free endpapers missing, last few leaves frayed, piece torn from margin of final leaf, slightly affecting a few letters, some foxing, soiling, occasional minor tears or fraying. Contemporary ownership signature of Capt. John Rounsevell on first title-page. Evans 2762; Cushing, Mass. Laws 343

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        Political History of the Devil As Well Ancient as Modern: In Two Parts. Part I. Containing a State f the Devil's Circumstances and Various Turns of his affairs.Part II Containing his More Private Conduct, Down to the Present Times.

      London T. Warner 1726 - DEFOE, Daniel. The Political History of the Devil. As Well Ancient as Modern: In Two Parts. Part I. Containing a State f the Devil's Circumstances and Various Turns of his affairs.Part II Containing his More Private Conduct, Down to the Present Times. London: T. Warner, 1726. First edition. Octavo. Engraved frontispiece. Contemporary paneled calf. Front cover repaired at hinge. Back hinge cracked at upper corner. Armorial bookplate. A very good copy. Hutchins, HBS 64308. $1,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cook's and Confectioner's Dictionary. Or, the Accomplished Housewife's Companion. Containing the choicest Receipts of Cookery; The Third Edition with Additions.

      London: Charles Rivington, 1726 - Leather, 8vo. newly bound in the old style, panelled calf, new red morocco label, pp. nn. engraved frontispiece provided in facsimile, pp. Qq1 and Qq 8 also in facsimile, some staining to first part of the volume. B.346, Mac.107, O.56. An attractive item echoing the food and cookery of period. The author gives a graphic description of an elaborate "Divertisement on Cookery, us'd at Festival-Times, as Twelfth-Day, &c." culminating in lids of pies being lifted, birds flying about, frogs leaping, canons discharging making "the Ladies skip and scamper" and causing "a surprizing and diverting Hurly-burly among the Guests". And all this before the Banquet is brought in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Memoirs of John Ker of Kersland in North Britian Containing His Secret Negotiation in Scotland, England, the Courts of Vienna Hanover,and Other Foreign Parts With an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Ostend Company in Austrian Netherland 2 Vols

      The Author, London 1726 - 1726 fold out "A New Map of Louisiana and the River Mississipi." index ,pages viii xi [5] 180 ; vii [1] 184 [6] catalogue for H Curll 16, Contemporary armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Rich Jenkins in full contemporaty calf, surface rubbed some gilt remaining Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Editio tertia aucta & emendata.

      William and John Innys 1726 - title printed in red and black, with engraved portrait frontispiece, 1 engraving and numerous diagrams in the text, complete with half-title and final advertisement leaf, some foxing at the beginning and end, a few scattered minor stains, repairs to margins of front fly-leaves, pp. [xxxvi, including half-title, engraved frontispiece portrait by George Vertue facing title], 530, [8], 4to, late 19th-century half red hard-grained morocco, spine gilt in compartments and lettered direct, red edges, rebacked preserving original (i.e. 19thC) spine, early inscription at head of title (see below), 19th-century signature stamp of Dugald Macdonald at centre of title-page, bookplate on flyleaf of the Québecois George G. Leroux, very good Third and definitive edition of ‘the greatest work in the history of science’(PMM), one of only 1250 copies printed, 250 of which were printed on large or thick paper. ‘This edition was the last published during the author’s lifetime and the basis of all subsequent editions. It was edited by Henry Pemberton, M.D., F.R.S., and contains a new preface by Newton and a large number of alterations, the most important being the scholium on fluxions, in which Leibnitz had been mentioned by name. This had been considered an acknowledgement of Leibnitz’s independent discovery of the calculus. In omitting Leibnitz’s name in this edition, Newton was criticized as taking advantage of an opponent whose death had prevented any reply’ (Babson, p. 12). The inscription at the head of the title-page, dated July 9, 1733, is a little cropped at the top, and faded. It is difficult to read, but seems to say: ‘Gifted to Mr. William Scott of Babecan advocate by me [ ] Foulis.’ (Babson 13; Wallis 9; PMM 161 (first edition, 1687))

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        Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. [Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy]

      Apud Guil. & Joh. Innys, London 1726 - [xxx], 530pp, [viii]. B/w frontis (copy). Black and white diagrams throughout. Final edition in Newton's lifetime. Demy paper edition. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. 20th century rebind with new endpapers and copy frontis. Some stains mainly affecting top margin, occasionally impinging. Occasional marks. Two inked annotations Brown hardback leather cover with ribbed spine and maroon/gilt title panel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sancti Caecilii Cypriani Episcope Carthaginensis et martyris Opera ad MSS. Codices recognita & illustrate studio ac labore Stephani Baluzii Tutelensis.

      Ex Typographia Regia, Paris 1726 - Tall folio. pp. [2], cxlvii, [8], 608, cccxlvi, [25]. With title page vignette and head and tail pieces. Text in Latin. Bound in full blind stamped period vellum with 7 raised bands on the spine. Front hinge is professionally repaired / strengthened. Pages are generally clean and crisp with a periodic spot of foxing (or miniscule ash burn); an occasional leaf is lightly age-toned. Several pages towards the end of the volume are numbered and signed twice (i.e. 543 544). A front blank fly-leaf contains a 5 x 32 mm hole and an inscription in a small early hand on the verso. Caecilius Cyprianus or St. Cyprian (200-258 c.e.) was Bishop of Carthage and important early Church father. He was beheaded in 258 during the persecution of Christians instigated by the Roman emperor Valerian. Many of Cyprian's writings still exist. His epistles and pastoral letters are an important source of early Church history. He also wrote on the various Church schisms and controversies of the time [EB11]. A section of spurious works attributed to Cyprian such as the "Confessio Sancti Cypriani" is also included. Edited by French scholar Etienne Baluze or Stephanus Baluzius (1630-1718) with an extensive section of notes and commentary on the texts. [Brunet II, 459 - "Bonne edition"; Graesse II, p. 316]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Livre de portraiture recueilly des oeuvres de Ioseph de Rivera, dit l'Espagnolet.

      en casa de Jean Stada, Paris 1726 - 26 planchas grabadas al cobre. Cubiertas originales en cartoné. Rara cartilla de dibujo de José de Ribera, que sirvió de guía a todos los alumnos y profesores desde finales del siglo XVII y todo el XVIII. En 1650 vieron la luz por vez primera en Paris 24 de las planchas. A mediados del siglo XVIII la Calcografía las imprimió en España, grabadas esta vez por Juan Barcelón. Dice Cean Bermúdez en su "Diccionario histórico de los más ilustres profesores de Bellas Artes": "Fue el Españoleto uno de los más insignes pintores naturalistas que ha habido. Aventajose a su maestro -Caravaggio- en el dibuxo e igualó su fuerza en el claro oscuro. Ninguno hubo más adicto al natural pues expresaba hasta las arrugas y demás accidentes del cuerpo humano. Son 26 las estampas que grabó al aguafuerte con delicadeza y corrección." Buen ejemplar, en su estado original. Mancha de humedad en las primeras 4 planchas, el resto en perfecto estado. Palau, 266906

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        Alle De Werk - Van Den Heere - Jacob Cats

      Joannes Ratelband Amsterdam 1726 - TUTTE LE OPERE DEL SIGNOR JACOB CATS; CAVALIERE, CONSIGLIERE ANZIANO PENSIONARIO D?OLANDA. & C. L?ULTIMA EDIZIONE STAMPATA; COMPRENDENTE ?UNA VITA LUNGA OTTANTADUE ANNI? DEL POETA; E ?NOTTI INSONNI?, ARRICHITO CON STAMPE ILLUSTRATE. Due tomi in uno AD AMSTERDAM, PRESSO JOHANNES RATELBAND, LA VEDOVA JAN VAN HEEKEREN, HERMANUS UYTWERF, ISAAK VAN DER PUTTE, A L?AIA PRESSO PIETER VAN THOL E PIETER HUSSON. MDCCXXVI Al frontespizio Incisione allegorica raffigurante due putti che sorreggono una corona di fiori sopra un tondo nel quale una figura alata tiene per mano un fanciullo: in alto,un motto in francese recita: Virtù come guida Il volume raccoglie tutte le opere di Jacob Cats (1577-1660), poeta olandese e autore di libri di emblemi, molto amato dagli olandesi che lo chiamavano affettuosamente ?Padre Cats? I libri di emblemi, una forma letteraria molto diffusa nel 17° secolo, consistevano in una raccolta di incisioni accompagnate da detti, proverbi, versi o commenti in prosa, a scopo di ammaestramento morale; questo stile, derivato dalle allegorie e dai bestiari medioevali, fu introdotto per la prima volta da Andrea Alciati nel 1531, con il suo Emblematum liber. L? emblema ebbe la sua età aurea nel Cinquecento, soprattutto in Olanda; andò decadendo nei due secoli successivi fino a scomparire con l?Ottocento. Jacob Cats, che conseguì una grandissima notorietà con le sue opere, fu il primo a unire alla letteratura emblematica la poesia d?amore, anche grazie alle sue grandi doti narrative; le sue fonti principali furono la Bibbia, i classici e, in parte, Boccaccio e Cervantes. Il volume in-folio,tutta pelle con nervi al dorso e scritte in oro, piatti con linee e cornici dorate, diviso in in due parti, è un monumento della letteratura e dell?illustrazione olandesi del 17° secolo; con più di 1300 pagine (9 ? 673 -6 ? 607 ? 68),ritratti dell?autore, incisioni a tutta pagina e a doppia pagina, ricco di capilettera e finalini, due frontespizi illustrati e (circa) 422 incisioni di Adriaan van de Venne (1589-1662), un pittore olandese specializzato in soggetti allegorici e illustrazioni e ritratti di genere, commentate ognuna da proverbi in spagnolo, italiano, tedesco e francese, che accompagnano idealmente 19 poemi in lingua olandese. Lingua: olandese|

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        Afri Comoediae Sex

      Petrum Gosse, Hagae-Comitum 1726 - 2 volumes in-4 ( 260x210 mm ) plein veau brun moucheté. Dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'une roulette dorée. Titre dorésur pièce de maroquin vieux rouge. Tomaison dorée sur pièce de maroquin vert. Filets, fers et fleurons dorés dans les caissons. Larges guirlandes dorées en tête et queue. Roulette dorée sur les coupes. Tranches rouges.Ouvrage orné d'une Gravure en frontispice de chaque tome.P. terentii Afri Comoediae Sex, Ad fidem duodecim amplius Misstorum Codicum, et pluscularum optimae notae Editionum recensitae, et Commentario Perpetuo illustratae.Accedunt Interpretes Vetustiores, Aelius Donatus, Eugraphius, Calphurnius. Quarum iste maxime e duobus manu exaratis Libris, ille itidem e binis Mss. nunc primum integer, hic e Codice Ms. et veteri Editione integrius quam antehac eduntur additisObservationibus, Quibus loca obscuriora et depravata vel tentantue, vel restituuntur.Porro Frid. Lindenbruchii Observationes In P. Terentii Fabulas, et Ael. Donati Commentarium, emendatius quam in superioribus Editionibus exhibentur.Denum Indices Locupletissimi.Curavit Arn. Henr. Westerhovius.Tome I. 1240 pages.dedicatio. Praefatio. Paedagogis Philippus Melanchthon. Petri Victorii Episcola. Boecleri Praefatio. Pub. terentii Vita. Elogia. Danielis Heinsii Dissertatio. Catalogus Editionum P. Terentii Afri. etc.Prologus in Andriam. Andriae. Eunuchus. Heautontimorumenos. Adelphi. Hecyra. Phormio. Tome II. 174 pages + Index.Eugraphii Commentarius in Fabulas publii Terentii. Observationnes. Index rerum et latinitatis in Terentium ejusque Commentarium. Anciens. Terence

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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.

      London: for Benj. Motte, 1726 - 2 volumes, octavo (178 × 115 mm). Contemporary calf, red and green morocco labels, red speckled edges. Ownership signature partially erased from verso of each front free endpaper. Repairs to joints and corners, some light marking and spotting to contents, minor crease and tear to frontispiece. Excellent condition. Frontispiece portrait, 5 maps, and 1 diagram. Teerink's "B" edition, with the portrait of Gulliver in second state, as usual. The first three editions of Gulliver's Travels are all octavos published by Benjamin Motte dated 1726 without edition statement, and were long thought of as merely different issues. The edition designated Second on the title-page is dated 1727. It was noted by John Gay that, "The whole impression sold in a week". It was hailed as a classic that "would last as long as the language, because it described the combination of qualities which made it at once a favourite book of children and a summary of bitter scorn for mankind" (DNB). "Gulliver's Travels has given Swift immortality beyond temporary fame" (PMM 185). PMM; Teerink B.

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        Nouveau Systeme de Musique Theorique. bound with Traite de l'Harmonie Reduite a ses Principes naturels

      Jean-Baptiste-Christophe Ballard 1726, 1727, Paris - Two titles by Rameau, bound together. 'Nouveau Systeme de Musique Theorique', 1726, with 'Traite de l'Harmonie Reduite a ses Principes naturels', 1727. Hardcover, 4to., full leather with 5 raised bands and leather title label, marbled endpapers. 114 pp., index, catalogue -- 432 pp., supplement, catalogue. 2 fold-out plates present in the first title. Bold, unmarked text, with only the occasional faded page. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Shallow loss to the leather at spine ends and corners; a few shallow divots on the rear board. Strong, sound binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lezione Accademica Intorno l' Origine Delle Fontane, Con Le Annotazioni Per Chiarezza Maggiore Della Medesima, Seconda Edizione. Con La Giunta Di Varie Lettere.un' Altra Lezione Accademica, Osservazioni, Ragioni, Ed Esperienze Nuove,Dimostranti La verità

      Antonio Bartoli, Venezia 1726 - [Figurato Idrologia] (cm. 26,7) mezza pergamena coeva.-- cc. 8 nn., pp. 407, p. 1 nn., pp. 40. Dedica ad Alessandro e Scipione Maffei. A pag. 103 una tavola ripiegata incisa in rame con 6 figure di fontane. A pag. 109 "Della vera ed unica origine delle fontane" di G.G. Giorgi; a pag. 317 "Lezione accademica sopra l' origine delle fonti" di G. Avanzini; e dopo pag. 407, con frontis proprio "Conclusiones physico-medicae" datate 1726, che sono parte integrante dell' opera. Nonostante ci sia scritto, seconda si tratta in realtà di una terza edizione in quanto ne esisterebbe una prima, del 1714 sconosciuta a Parenti e a Gamba. questa nostra stampa è una prima tiratura con la pag. 325 non corretta; molto più rara delle successive tirature dello stesso anno stampate dal Poletti, coleti e Hertz, riportate da Graesse. Vedi a proposito le lunghe note sulla complicata questione dell' errore del tipografo, descritte dal Sabia ai n° 189-190-191. Come in varie copie riscontrate, anche al nostro esemplare manca il ritratto fuori testo, mentre le copie della successiva tiratura del Poletti hanno sempre il ritratto. Esemplare bellissimo, a grandi margini con barbe. In basso al frontis, una nota manoscritta probabilmente autografata dall' autore: "All' Ill. sig. Giovanni Bianchi in segno di riv. ossequio e di eterna amicizia". * Sabia "Opere di Vallisneri" n° 191; * Autori Italiani del '600 n° 1775; * Tiraboschi V 334; * Riccardi II 578.[f49] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 ‘Directions to the Binder’ 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. "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." ‘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, "worked into an admirable description of the country."’ Plates Map of Japan (p.3) folding 1/2 page plate Cooies and Sedan Chair p. 98 1/2 page plate Coolies and Sedan Chair p. 136 Folding map of the Cape of Good Hope p. 2 Folding map of Table Bay p. 5 Folding plan of Cape Town and Mountain p. 7 Folding view of Cape Town - Gezich van Kaap p. 10 Folding plan of Companies Garden p. 29 1/2 page plate of Natives with Lion p. 98 Full page plate of Hottentots p. 112 1/2 page plate of Zebra p. 114 2 plates of birds (ostrich and flamingo) p. 115 1/2 page plate River in Madagascar p. 145 Full page map of island Anzuary p. 148 1/2 page plate Natives on Madagascar p. 149 1/2 page plate Houses Settlement p. 150 Folding map of Mauritius p. 151 1/2 page plate fort on Mauritius p. 151 1/2 page plate view of Harbor Maruritius p. 152 1/2 page plate Fort Frederick Hendrik Mauritius p. 153 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architecture de Palladio, divisée en quatre livres [.]. Avec des notes d' Inigo Jones [.]. Le tout revu, dessiné & nouvellement mis au jour par Jaques Leoni [.].

      Den Haag, Pierre Gosse, 1726. - Large folio (300:455 mm). 4 parts in 1 vol. (6), 115, (1), (2), 46, (2), 38, (2), 16, (4) pp. With engr. portrait, engr. frontispiece, 204 engr. plates (numbered as 230), and 12 engravings in the text. Contemp. calf with giltstamped label to richly gilt spine. This edition of Palladio's principal work follows Inigo Jones's 1715 English edition and is regarded as one of the best, due to its small-scale illustrations. "Opere di un enorme dispensione per sua ricca e laboriosa esecuzione" (Cicognara). The "Architectura", first published in 1570, exercised an almost unrivalled influence on European architecture for centuries. - Copy from the personal library of the great Viennese architect Heinrich von Ferstel (1828-83) with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Ferstel is regarded as one of the most important representatives of Neoclassicism and was a leading architect of the Vienna Ringstrasse. - Later in the library of the Munich architect Heinrich von Hügel (d. 1899), who usually employed Italian Renaissance designs. - Binding slightly rubbed; front joint split. Interior very clean and with only very slight marginal browning. Very attractive copy of this splendidly illustrated icon of the history of architecture, with important provenance. Cicognara 596. Fowler 225. Graesse V, 108. Kat. der Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 2599. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flavii Josephi Quae Reperiri Potuerunt, Opera Omnia Graece et Latine, Cum Notis & Nova Versione, Joannis Hudsoni . Sigebertus Havercampus. - The Works of Flavius Josephus - Parallel Greek and Latin Text - 2 Volumes Complete

      Amstelaedami Apud. R. & G. Wetstenios, Lugd. Bat. (Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden)) Apud. Sam. Luchtmans, Ultrajecti (Utrecht) Jacobum Broedelet, Amstelaedami 1726 - Printed in 1726, complete in 2 Huge Elephant Folio Size Volumes, Size 16.5" x 10". Half leather binding, half black leather over navy cloth with gilt titles to each spine. Condition Near Fine/Very good, corners a little rubbed else binding sound. The internal condition is near fine, a few spots to half title, slight toning and a very few spots to a few pages, else contents clean. Many of the pages are unopened, still partially joined at the edge, I doubt this book has ever been read. Volume I with a sumptuous engraved frontispiece of a lady holding an Olive Branch surrounded by Gods and Cherubs with a burning city behind her and sunlight shining on her from behind a black cloud by Gunst. Volume I - Title page printed in Red and Black and 4pp of dedicatory leaves. Contains Tomo I. With Prefatio - Preface 28pp by Sigebertus Havercampus, Jacobi Gronovii, Prefatio Editionis Hudsonianae, Lectori Benevolo Antonius Hallius 3pp, Veterum Testimonia de Josepho, Ejusque Scriptis 21pp, With 3 full page plates of Roman coins. Contents, Flavii Josephi Antiquitatum Judaicarum Libri I - XX pp.1-982. Volume II contains Tomo II & III - Flavii Josephi Vita 40pp, Flavii Josephi Del Bello Judaico Sive Judicae Historiae De Excidio Libri VII. 396pp, Flavii Josephi de Antiquitate Judaeorum Contra Apionem Liber I & II 60pp, Flavii Josephi de Maccabaeis Liber 24pp, Variae Lectiones Fl. Josephi Libros VII, Del Bello Judaico Ex Codicibus Gallicanis 50pp, J. Wasse Specimen Examinis V. L. Hudsonianarum 6pp, Jo. Albert. Fabricii curae auctiores de. Fl. Josepho. 16pp, Prefationes Editt. Antiqu. 6pp, Thomae Ittigii Prolegomena & alia, ab eodem Josephi sui Editioni addita 79pp, Collatio Fl. Jos. Lib. de Maccabaeis, de Vita sua &c. cum Cod. Parisiensibus &c. 25pp, Excerptum ex Institution Hist. Frankenbergii 4pp, Caroli Daubuz Libri II. pro testimonio Flavii Josephi, de Jesu Christo. 47pp, Epistolae XXX. Philologicae & Historicae de Flavii Josephi Testimonio, quod Iesu Christo tribuit 54pp, Petri Brinck Chronologiae & Historiae Fl. Josephi Examen. 18pp, I.B. Ottii Animadversiones in Fl. Josephum & Specimen Lexici Flaviani 19pp, Chr. Cellarii Dissertatio de Historia Herodum contra Harduinum 7pp, Chr. Noldii Historia Idumaea, sive de Vita & Gestis Herodum 71pp, Ezech. Spanhemii Stemma & Prosapia Herodis Magni; Chronologica Josephi; suspecta in eodem & notanda verba; Notae ad priores Fl. Josephi Libros, &c. &c. 22pp, Collationes MSS. Reg. Paris. &c. ad Fl. Josephi Libros XX. Antiq. & ejusdem Vitam 58pp, Index I. Auctorum, quorum testimonio utitur Josephus, Index II. vocum Graecarum quae apud Josephum occurrunt, Index III. Geographicus, Regionum, Urbium &c &c, Index IV. Rerum amplissimus, & denique V. Auctorum, qui in Notis illustrantur, notantur, emendantur. An imposing, comprehensive set. From the Library of the personal collection of renowned antiquary and eccentricities collector and dealer Keith Skeel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium Historicum, Criticum, Chronologicum, Geographicum, et literale Sacrae Scripturae: Cum figuris Antiquitates Judaicas repraesentantibus

      Apud Sebastianum Coleti, Venice (Venetiis) 1726 - 2 volumes. Folio. Vol.I: [A-L], [1],499pp. Vol.II: [M-Z], 503pp. Original pigskin with gold decorated spine, title-plates in red and black leather. Raised bands. Boards bowed. Age wear and some staining to binding. Ex-libris stamp on front free endpaper, stamp of "St. Alphonsus Church, New Orleans" on title page. Illustrated title-page, title vignettes throughout. "Authore A.R.P.D. Augustino Calmet Ordinis S. Benedicti, Abbate S. Leopoldi Nanciensis; e Gallico in Latinum translatum, nonnibil expurgatum ab R. P. D. Jo. Dominico Mansi Lucensi, Congregationis Clericorum Regularium Matris Dei Professore." 1726 Latin edition of Calmet's great dictionary of the Holy Bible (historical, critical, geographical, and etymological). Illustrated with fold-out maps and engravings. Binding in good-, interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astronomiae physicae & geometricae elementa.

      Genf, Bousquet, 1726. - 2 Bände. Secunda Editio revisa & correcta. Accesserunt praefatio editoris (C. Huart); Cometographia Halleiana in modum Appendices; brevis ad calcem horologiorum sciotericorum tractatus. 4°. Gestochenes Frontispiz, 2 wiederholt gestochene Titelvignetten, 1 gestochene Vignette, 48 gefaltete Kupfertafeln und 1 gefaltete Tabelle, (10 Bl.), XCVI, 427 S. - (1 Bl.), S. 429-751, 74 S., (1 Bl.). Lederband der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern, Rückenvergoldung und Wappensupralibros (etwas berieben und beschabt, Vordergelenke oben etwas angeplatzt). Erweiterte Ausgabe des erstmals 1702 in Oxford erschienenen Werkes. - Houzeau/Lancaster I, 9240; Dt. Mus. Libri Rari 123; Roller/Goodman I, 484; Wallis 87.1; DSB V, 520. - "Gregory's principal work. It was the first text-book composed on gravitational principles, and remodelling astronomy in conformity with physical theory. Newton thought highly of the book, and communicated, for insertion in it, his 'lunar theory', long the guide of practical astronomers in determining the moon's motions" (DNB VIII, 536). - David Gregory (1661-1708), schottischer Mathematiker und Astronom, lehrte Mathematik an der Universität Edinburgh. "1702, als er Professor für Astronomie in Oxford und ein persönlicher Freund Newtons war, veröffentlichte er ein Buch, in dem er dessen Theorie verteidigte" (Asimov 190). Die chromatische Aberration betreffend, vertraten beide jedoch unterschiedliche Anschauungen, von denen Gregorys Version 50 Jahre später durch Dollon bestätigt wurde. - Ohne das Porträtkupfer 'Ludovicus Dux Aurelianensium', das bei Wallis und Roller/Goodmann und auch bei weiteren im Handel nachweisbaren Exemplaren fehlt. - Titel jeweils mit alten handschriftlichem Besitzvermerken. Band 1 oben teils gering wasserrandig, beide Bände gelegentlich leicht braunfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres De Maitre Francois Rabelais.

      Amsterdam. Henri Bordesius. 1725-1726 - An esteemed reprinting of the Le Duchat Edition ( 1711 ). Brunet 4; 1059 Illustrated with an engraved pictorial half-title page, frontis,3 folding engraved plates a folding map and various page decorations throughout. 6 volumes complete. 12mo (6.5" x 4"). Mixed matching binding. Bound in full calfskin. Gilt tooled spine compartments with fleural motifs. 2 volumes with raised bands. Morocco labels. Marbled endsheets. Covers and spines well rubbed. Several joints starting but all covers are firmly attatched. Several head pieces lacking. Several tiny insect holes to spine label of volume 1. Several plates lightly toned with one or two folding wrinkles. Map presents toning and marginal folding and one tear to lower quadrant.A Very Good, highly decorative eighteenth century set of this very desireable printing.Featured Sets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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