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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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        Le Spectateur, ou le Socrate moderne, Ou l'on voit un Portrait naif des Moeurs de ce Siecle.

      . 4th-5th edit. Amsterdam: Wetsteins & Smith 1726-35. 6 vols. With engr. portraits & title vignettes. 12mo. Contp. full polished calf, spines gilt, boards with gilt centrepieces. Titlepages printed in red and black..

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        Reflexions sur l'usage de l'opium, des calmants et des narcotiques, pour la guérison des maladies,

      P., Chez Guillaume Cavelier fils 1726, - in-12, (8)-374-(13) pp., reliure plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné de fers dorés. "Plaidoyer, sous forme de lettre, en faveur de l'opium. "L'opium est donc un remède certain pour la guérison des maladies ( ) il lie, retient et modère les deux puissances principales qui régissent l'oeconomie animale,; ce sont les fluides et les solides, ces deux antagonistes de la vie, qui se réunissent au moyen de l'opium, pour concourir à une même paix." Hecquet note que ce remède, qu'il qualifie de "naturel à l'homme", est habituel chez les Orientaux. Table des matières alphabétique in fine. Coiffe arasé, ancienne note manuscrite sur la dernière garde se référent aux préparations de l'opium."

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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. Preis in CHF: 605. 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.

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        A catalogue of Books printed for and Sold By A. Bettesworh, at the Red-Lion in Pater-Noster-Row

      1726. (London, c. 1726). 8vo. 16pp. Disbound. The first 10 pages of this catalogue are devoted to general books. For each book a size and price are stated. The rest of page 10 and page 11 contains 'Libri in Usum Scholarum'. Pages 12 to 16 contain newly published books each of these with a very extensive description, the year it was published and the price. The second half of page 16 contains a short list of plays that are sold at one shilling each, without giving more than the title, among which are of course some of Shakespeare's plays. Rare catalogue of Arthur Bettesworth who worked at Paternoster Row between 1726 and 1738. His will was proved on June 9th 1739 (cf Plomer 1726-1777). Plomer also mentions Bettesworth in the dictionary of 1668-1725 as working at the Red-Lion on London Bridge between 1699-1737. He says: "Chiefly a publisher of divinity, though he published many novels, &c., and, like all booksellers on the Bridge, dealt in some questionable literature".

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        Lord Verulams uprichtiga utlåtelser/ angående sedor, regering och hushåll: eller kärnan af alt.

      1726 - Stockholm, H. C. Merckell, 1726-(27). 4:o. (240) pp. ("Lord Verulam's sincere opinions, on customs, government and economy: or the core of everything") Contemporary half calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands and brown title compartment. Sprinkled edges. Head of spine slightly chipped, some very small wormholes in upper joint, minor spotting on boards, pencil smudging on front pastedown. Some light foxing and spotting. Lundstedt Sveriges periodiska litteratur 19. Gibson Francis Bacon. A bibliography nr 62. "Lord Verulams uprichtiga utlåtelser" was published sheet-by-sheet in 25 issues 1726-1727. The translator was "N. H. D.", that is Nils Hufvedson Dal, and the text is taken from Bacon's "Essays". A new translation with the title "Försök uti moraliska, politiska ämnen" was published by C. D. Skogman in 1821. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Christian Sacrifice. Containing a short explication of the chief parts of the mass. With a profitable method how to offer it up according to the four ends of this sacrifice. As also how to hear it conformably to the spirit and intention of the church. With devotions after mass

      Printed: 1726. 1677-1764 , . First edition 5 engraved plates Contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked, some light marginal browning, generally good condition

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        Victima real legal, discurso unico juridico-historico-politico, sobre que las vacantes mayores y menores de las Iglesias de la Indias Occidentales pertenecen a la Corona de Castilla, y Leon, con pleno, y absolute dominio

      1726 - Who is to profit from the revenues of Churches in America? 1726. Madrid. Antonio Marin. In folio (295 mm x 205). 1 [blank] + 20 ff. + XXIV + 4 ff. + 365 + 13 ff. Contemporary Spanish limp vellum, spine lettered in ink. Inscription on title “En 24 de Diz. De 1765 ”, the rest has been lost to oxidation of the ink, some leaves browned or foxed, else very good. First edition. An influential treatise vindicating the Royal right for the revenues accruing from vacancies in the American Churches; the subject had been widely discussed and several legal treatises were published –the considerable amount was very naturally disputed between the civil and ecclesiastical powers-, however this one gained the author notoriety and a title “In consequence of this vindication of the Royal right to the revenues accruing from vacancies in the churches in America, the author had a pension of a thousand ducats, and the title of Marquis de la Regalia bestowed upon him by Philip V” (Sabin); the second edition was published in 1769, testifying to the work´s importance. Sabin, 76. Medina, BHA, 2574. Palau, 9444. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sur La Noblesse, & Excellence Du Sexe Feminin, De Sa Preeminence Sur L'Autre Sexe, & Du Sacrement Du Mariage. Avec Le Traittè Sur L'Incertitude, Aussi Bien Que La Vanité Des Sciences & Des Arts. Ouvrage Joli & D'une Lecture Tout a Fait Agreable,.(*)

      Chez Theodore Haak, Leiden 1726 - (*) Traduit par le celebre Sr. M. de Gueudeville. Bello frontis grabado - portada a dos tintas - 10 hojas - 1 lámina con el retrato del autor - 429 pp. = portada a dos tintas - una página y en el reverso sigue numeración de la 430 a la 910 = y = portada a dos tintas - y sigue la numeración de la 911 a la 1350. Muy conservado ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel. Lomeras con nervios, florones y un tejuelo. Cortes pintados. =Agrippa de Nettesheim, (Colonia, 1486 - Grenoble, 1535) fue un famoso escritor, filósofo, alquimista, cabalista, médico y nigromante alemán. Se considera una figura importante del feminismo de su época. La importancia de Agrippa von Nettesheim, reside en el hecho de haber compilado en una magnífica obra de armonización la demonología judía medieval con la cristiana. La astrología y la magia ritual son de vital importancia en su concepto del mundo. De este modo todas las cosas se encuentran unidas entre sí y poseen un efecto atrayente o repulsivo sobre ellas mismas. El hombre como microcosmos es a la vez la imagen del universo y de Dios, que juntos forman el macrocosmos. Size: 3 Vols. En 12º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE LA COMTESSE DE SAVOYE

      Edition : S. L., S.N., 1726 - Suivie 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. Très bon état [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RATIO DISCIPLINÆ FRATRUM NOV-ANGLORUM. A FAITHFUL ACCOUNT OF THE DISCIPLINE PROSESSED AND PRACTISED; IN THE CHURCHES OF NEW=ENGLAND. WITH INTERSPERSED AND INSTRUCTIVE REFLECTIONS ON THE DISCIPLINE OF THE PRIMITIVE CHURCHES

      Boston: Printed for S. Gerrish in Cornhill, 1726.. [2],iv,10,207,[3]pp., including contents leaf. Contemporary American brown morocco, tooled in blind. Minor spotting, occasional small tears in margins, else very good. Provenance: Jno. Cotton (inscriptions, variously dated 1729 and 1733); Rev. Chandler Robbins; Jesse Harlow Jr. (inscription, dated 1800, noting that he bought the book at the sale of Rev. Robbins' books). In a half morocco slipcase. One of Cotton Mather's most important works, and an "important exposition of the tenets of Congregationalism that carefully reaffirms the principles of the CAMBRIDGE PLATFORM" (Streeter). Holmes reveals that although published in 1726, the work was actually written in 1701, quoting from Mather's diary from October 3 of that year: "About this Time I finished a Work, which cost me much Time, and Care and Study. I wrote in a Book of above an hundred pages in Quarto, an account of the Principles and Practices of the Churches of New England. But I embellished it all along, with a further Account of what was done in the primitive Churches, which required some exquisite labor. I concluded, that a Book of this Importance, would have a mighty Tendency, to preserve the holy Discipline in our own Churches, from the Dangers of the Apostasy which may threaten it, and promote the Designs of Reformation abroad in the world." Holmes reviews and explains the many delays in Mather publishing the work, the addition of Increase Mather's Attestation dated 1719 and the eventual publication in 1726. The final publication was nearly derailed as the original manuscript was scattered by a strong gust of wind, with the loose sheets finding their way into the garden, the wood pile, and strangers' hands. That every page was recovered without the loss of a single sentence was, as Mather reveals in a letter to Thomas Prince, a sign that the "Angel of the Lord Look'd after it...I don't wonder that such a work must be brought forward with a Struggle. Tis a sign, tis for the Kingdome of God!" (quoted in Holmes). This copy has important provenance to John Cotton (1693- 1757), the minister of the Church in Newton and the great grandson of Puritan divine John Cotton (1585-1652), the maternal grandfather of Cotton Mather. EVANS 2775. SABIN 46474. HOLMES 318. STREETER SALE 672. CHURCH 903.

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        Ein auf einem Stamm sitzender Russe.

      . Feder in Grau und Schwarz, grau laviert, teils weiß gehöht, auf braunem Velin, links unten mit unleserlicher mehrzeiliger Anmerkung, rechts unten datiert "26 Nov. 36." Ca. 13:9,8 cm. Auf alten Untersatz montiert, beigefügt ausgeschnittene Signatur "Marianne Chodowiecka fec.". In den Rändern ungleich beschnitten.. Die Malerin und Zeichnerin Marianne Chodowiecka war eine Nichte von D.N. Chodowiecki (1726-1801), dessen Töchter Susanne Chodowiecka (1763-1819), Jeanette (1761-1835) und Henriette (1770-1880) ebenfalls künstlerisch tätig waren. Jeanette, die seit 1783 mit Jacques Papin verheiratet war und mit diesem seit 1793/94 in Potsdam lebte, war ihre Mutter. Marianne schuf Porträts, Genre und Interieurs und war 1815-1829 in Potsdam und Leipzig tätig. Bekannt ist von ihrer Hand beispielsweise ein Porträt des bekannten, in Berlin tätigen Musikers, Komponisten und Dirigenten Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758-1832). Zudem fertigte sie Kopien nach ihrem Großvater, dessen Stücke aus dem Nachlaß sie der Berliner Akademie vermachte.

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        Ebauche de la religion naturelle. Traduite de l'Anglois, avec un supplement, et autres additions considerables. The Hague: Jean Swart, 1726.

      - First French edition of Wollaston's important work in constructive deism, The Religion of Nature Delineated (privately printed in 1722 then published in 1724, the year of his death). The French translator was one 'Garrigue', perhaps a French protestant since the Garrigues were a prominent Hugenot family. 'The book achieved rapid fame which was to last for over half a century, and spread far beyond the British Isles. We are told that 10,000 copies of it were sold in the course of a few years. In all, eight editions appeared, the last one coming out in 1759. As early as 1726, a French translation was published by Garrigue at the Hague under the title "Ebauche de la Religion Naturelle par Mr. Wollaston", to be followed in 1756 by a fresh edition in three volumes. In the Preface to the work the translator speaks of "l’applaudissement extraordinaire, que le Public a donne a ce livre", and greatly eulogizes the author. The two editions contain also a translation into French by de la Faye, Professor of Oriental Languages at the Hague, of Wollaston's copious Latin, Greek, and Hebrew notes, and supplementary notes by the translator. At the end, three supplementary chapters offer an evaluation of Wollaston's work (Alexander Altmann, 'William Wollaston (1659-1724)', Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, Vol. XVI, 1952, p. 185). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 4to, xix, [i], 442, [6] pp., no half-title, contemporary plain boards with manuscript spine lettering, somewhat marked and dusty, scattered light browning only, a good unsophisticated copy with wide margins, uncut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the Assembly's Shorter catechism: wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd ... and a great light thereby reflected on the present age "

      Boston: printed by B. Green and S. Kneeland for B. Eliot and D. Henchman. 1726. "First edition, folio, pp. [2], iv (preface), 3 (the author's character), [3] list of approx. 500 subscribers, 158, 177-666, 581-914, [1] catalogue of the author's works; title page printed in red and black, text in double column, without the portrait of the author, as often; 18th century engraved bookplate of Northampton South Street Library (their catalogue no. 80), and a modern plate of the Forbes Library, Northampton; full original mottled sheep, red morocco label on spine; inoffensive perforated stamp in title page, rubbed and worn, corners showing, spine ends chipped level with text block, front joint nearly separated, the whole toned throughout, moderate foxing.& & Interesting note in ink on front free endpaper: ""The book belongs to Alvirah Clay's / David Clark jr. & Mead Edward, jr / it was bought at a vendue & cost one dollar & seventy-eight cents / February 20th 1806.""& & Evans 2828: The posthumous publication of this monumental work was undertaken, and successfully accomplished by the author's successors in his church, Joseph Sewell, and Thomas Prince. It is the first folio volume, other than Laws, and the largest work up until this time printed in the United States."" & & Sabin 104075."

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        Alle de wercken van den heere Jacob Cats; ridder, oudt raadt pensionaris van Hollandt. &c. De laatste druck; waar in het twee-en-tachtig jaarig leeven des dichters; beneffens desselfs slaapeloose nachten, met printverbeeldingen sijn verrijkt. 2 delen in 1 band.

      Amsterdam, 's-Gravenhage, Johannes Ratelband, Weduwe Jan van Heekeren, Hermanus Uytwerf, Isaak van der Putte, Pieter van Thol en Pieter Husson, 1726. (XXII), 666, (10), (XVIII), 608, (68) pp. Folio. Halfleer. Met gegraveerde titelpagina's, 3 gegraveerde portretten, 2 drukkersvignetten van J. Goeree, 3 uitvouwbare gravures, binnentekstgravures en honderden emblematische afbeeldingen naar A. van der Venne *19e eeuwse band; pp. 63/64 ontbreken; oude veilingresultaten op binnenzijde voorplat geplakt*.Museum Catsianum, 8. Fraai exemplaar

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        Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

      First Edition of Gulliver\'s Travels[SWIFT, Jonathan]. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver...London: Printed for Benj. Motte..., 1726.First edition, Teerinkís State A, with the following points: Part I, p. 35, line 5 has ìSubsidiesî correctly spelled; Part III, p. 74 is misnumbered ì44;î Part III, G6 is a cancel, with ìPart IIIî at foot; Part IV, p. 52, line 1 has the misprint ìbuth is.î Four parts in two octavo volumes. xvi, 148; [6], 164; [6], 155, [1]; [8], 199, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Gulliver in the second state, with the inscription ìCaptain Lemuel Gulliver of Redriff. â??tat. suÃ? LVIII.î around the oval the the tablet bearing a Latin inscription (printed on paper with vertical chain-lines), four maps, and two plans.Modern antique-style mottled calf. Gilt double-rule border on covers, gilt spines with red and green morocco labels, gilt board edges, edges sprinkled red, marbled endpapers. Small ink stain on frontispiece portrait. Short tear to upper margin of B7 in Part I. Some inoffensive washing at the beginning of Volume II. A little light foxing and soiling. Early ink signatures on recto of frontispiece and on title-page of Volume I. Otherwise an excellent set. Housed together in a red morocco clamshell case.Gulliverís Travels, to use the popular title, is one of the greatest satires in the English languageóor any language, for that matter. It was an immediate success, which accounts in part for its bibliographical complexity, and has been hailed as a book that ìwould last as long as the language, because it described the vices of man in all nationsî (D.N.B.). Vice not withstanding, and unintentionally, it has become not just a great satirical novel, but a juvenile classic as well.Grolier, 100 English, 42. Hubbard, pp. 15-17. Printing and the Mind of Man 185. Rothschild 2104. Teerink 289.HBS 66467.$45,000

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        A catalogue of books printed for H. Curll, over-against Catherine-Street in the Strand

      1726. (London), n.d. (1726). Drop-title. 8vo. 16pp. disbound. Edmund Curll (1675-1747) was a rather controversial person. According to Straus there never was a man who succeeded in irritating almost beyond endurance so many of his betters. And nothing could make him see the error of his ways: he just continued to irritate. If, for instance, objection was raised to some books of his of the bawdier kind, it would as likely as not be followed by another even more scandalously improper. If a furious author declared that a book of his, published by Curll, was wholly unauthorised, he would probably find that a second volume of his work was being advertised as corrected by the author himself. Occasionaly the bookseller went too far, and then there was trouble, sometimes wholly grotesque. He was frequently sued for libel and variously fined and even imprisoned for printing and publishing obscene and immoral books. In November 1725 Curll was once again found guilty and announced his retreat from bookselling. His son Henry was called on to step in the breach. Henceforth, it was decided things should continue much as it had been, except for an altered initial. That probably explains why this catalogue was printed for H. Curll rather than his father Edmund. Although officially he was retreated it was Edmund who ran the business. Straus dates this catalogue around 1726 or 1727: ... must, I think, have been issued either in the summer of 1726 or in the spring of 1727 [cf. Strauss, The Unspeakable Curll & Plomer, A dictionary of the printers and booksellers]. Scarce.

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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. 1. [Part II. A Voyage to Brobdingnag. Part III. A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Glubbdubdrib, Luggnagg and Japan. Part IV. A Voyage to the Houyhnhnms.]

      London: Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, MDCCXXVI [1726]. 2 vols, 8vo, A-K8, L2, [-]1, 2[-]2, 2B-2L8, M2; pp. [i-v], vi-xvi, [1], 2-148; (6), [1], 2-164; engraved frontispiece and plates facing B1r and 2B1r. Vol. II: A3, B-K8, L4, M2, 2A4, 2B-2M8,N8, O4: (6), [1], 2-155, [156, blank]; (8), [1], 2-199, [200, blank]; engraved plates facing B1r, D4r, F5v, and 2B1r. 20th century full brown morocco, concentric central panels ruled in gilt, black and blind, gilt fleurons at corners, gilt backstrips a touch faded in (6) compartments, marbled endpapers. Gilt edges. Bookplate at the front (see below). The true first edition, Teerink A with all the first issue points. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Gulliver in the second state as usual. All six maps and plans present. Decorative woodcut and engraved head- and tailpieces throughout. Ã’GulliverÕs Travels has given Swift an immortality beyond temporary fameÉ the brilliance and thoroughness with which his logic and invention work out the piquancies of scale involved by the giant human among the Lilliputian and then by a mimikin Gulliver among the Brobdingnagians, ran away with the authorÕs original intentionsÓ (Printing and the Mind of Man, 185). Thus while Swift may have originally set out to write another of his razor-like satires, generations of readers including children love this book for the interminably entertaining story line. This copy was cleaned and rebound c. 1920, as books often were at that time, perhaps for Mrs. Poole. From the Caroline Boeing Poole Collection, sold by B.M. Rosenthal in 1977. Armorial bookplate bound in of Thomas Macro DD of Bury St Edmunds and Great Yarmouth (d.1743/4, aged 60); he was University Librarian at Cambridge so he might well have been an active book buyer and perhaps bought this copy when it was published as it is the rare first issue which was radically changed almost immediately after being published (see John Blatchly, Some Suffolk and Norfolk ex-libris. The Bookplate Society, 2000). Teerink 289. PMM 185. Rothschild 2104.

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        The Banner Display'd: Or, an Abridgement of Guillim: Being a Compleat System of Heraldry, In All its Parts, With Proper Cuts and Tables. 2 volume set

      Thos. Cox, London 1726 - 894pp. Several hundred b/w heraldic woodcuts. Engraved frontis in each volume. This is an abridgment of John Guillim's System of Heraldry, the first ever to systematise the subject. Published:1726-28. VG : in Very good condition without dust jacket. Professionally rebacked using original (rubbed) boards. Some soiling on Vol 1 title and occasional light foxing or marks within. New endpapers. In modern marbled slipcase

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        L'Anatomie Du Corps De L'Homme En abregé: Ou Description Courte De Toutes Ses Parties Ou L'on Donne L'explication De Leurs Differens Usages, Tirée De Leur Structure & Des Observations Les Plus Modernes. Seconde Édition revuë, Corrigée, Augmentée .

      Guillaume Cavelier, Paris 1726 - XV pp. - 4 hojas - 464pp. 4 hojas - LI pp. - 3 hojas y 20 láminas plegadas. Size: 12º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Political History of the Devil

      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

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        Theatrum Pontificiale, oder Schau-Platz der Brücken und Brücken-Baues, Das ist, Eine deutliche Anweisung, Wie man nicht nur auf mancherley Arth über Gräben, Bäche und Flüsse gelangen, auch so gar in Wassers-Noth mit gewissen Machinen und besondern Habit sein Leben retten kan

      Sixty finely engraved plates. 8 p.l., 153 pp., [5] pp. Folio, cont. boards (a bit soiled & rubbed). Leipzig: C. Zunkel, 1726. First edition of one of the most important volumes in Leupold's series Theatrum Machinarum, or "Theater of Machines"; this was the most complete and richly illustrated work on engineering and machinery published, not just up until that time, but for many years to follow. "Leupold's treatise is the most comprehensive of all the early bridge books and the first to be published in Germany. It was inspired by Gautier's influential work and covers masonry, pontoon, floating and military bridges but is particularly notable for the material on long-span timber-truss bridges. Leupold writes with authority on this type of structure, of which there was a long tradition in Germany, taking as examples some recently-built bridges and making an attempt to illustrate the behaviour of beams and trusses and to describe the properties of timber; in this he follows Galileo and anticipates Buffon."­Elton, Cat. 2, 58. Leupold (1674-1727), a Leipzig mechanical engineer, established a workshop to manufacture mathematical and mechanical instruments. His numerous books describe the latest technological developments of the day. Fine fresh copy. .

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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.

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        Sententie, gewezen by den Wel Ed: Raade van India, tegens den Heere en Mr. Petrus Vuyst, gewezene gouveneur van Ceylon. Geëxecuteert tot Batavia, den 19. Mey, 1732.[Batavia?, 1732]. 4to. Original blue wrappers.

      Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 1011; STCN (2 copies); cf. Knuttel 16915-16916. Rare first edition, probably printed in Batavia, of the sentence against Mr. Petrus Vuyst, Governor of Ceylon between 1726 and 1729, pronounced by the Council of Justice at Batavia on 19 May 1732. Vuyst had sentenced 19 innocent people to death and mistreated and tortured many others. He faced trial for these severe charges, was found guilty and consequently executed at Batavia's castle on 3 June, 1732.Three other editions appeared in Holland, all printed after this original edition ("Na een origineel Copy van Batavia, zoo en gelyk het den gevangene is voorgelese" (Landwehr 1012-1014). Very good copy.

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        Denkmal des Johannes Gutenberg (um 1400 - Mainz - 1468) von B. Thorvaldsen (1770-1844).

      . Feder in Grau, grau laviert, mit Deckweiß gehöht, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten datiert "10. März 37." Ca. 17:12,6 cm. Auf Untersatz montiert, dort von alter Hand bezeichnet. In den Rändern ungleich beschnitten, etwas fleckig.. Die Malerin und Zeichnerin Marianne Chodowiecka war eine Nichte von D.N. Chodowiecki (1726-1801), dessen Töchter Susanne Chodowiecka (1763-1819), Jeanette (1761-1835) und Henriette (1770-1880) ebenfalls künstlerisch tätig waren. Jeanette, die seit 1783 mit Jacques Papin verheiratet war und mit diesem seit 1793/94 in Potsdam lebte, war ihre Mutter. Marianne schuf Porträts, Genre und Interieurs und war 1815-1829 in Potsdam und Leipzig tätig. Bekannt ist von ihrer Hand beispielsweise ein Porträt des bekannten, in Berlin tätigen Musikers, Komponisten und Dirigenten Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758-1832). Zudem fertigte sie Kopien nach ihrem Großvater, dessen Stücke aus dem Nachlaß sie der Berliner Akademie vermachte. Das Gutenberg-Denkmal wurde 1837 in Mainz aufgestellt.

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        STRAUBING: Gesamtansicht; um 1726, Kupferstich, koloriert, 25x70 cm

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        Closter Reichersperg. [Reichersberg am Inn]. Gesamtansicht der Klosteranlagen mit gestochener Legende., aus: Historico-topographica descriptio, das ist Beschreibung deß Churfürsten-und Herzogthumbs Ober-und Nidern-Bayrn, welches in vier Theil oder Renntämbter als Oberlands München und Burgkhausen, Underlands aber in Landshuet und Straubing abgetheilt ist.

      München, J.L. Straub, 1701-, 1726 - Original Kupferstich von zwei Platten gedruckt. ca. 25 x 69 cm. Unter Passepartout. (Auf Wunsch im Orig.-Rahmen) kräftiger Abzug ohne Plattennumerierung. [B 53] Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200

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        BOGEN/ Donau: Kloster Oberaltaich; um 1726, Kupferstich, 27x74 cm

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        A Commentary Upon the Prophecy of Daniel, and the Twelve Minor Prophets. In Two Volumes.

      William Mears. London 1726 - First edition. Two Volumes. Volume I: vi, [ii], 392pp. Volume II: 285pp. + [3]pp. errata. Engraved device to title pages and handsomely engraved head and tail-pieces and initial letters to both volumes. Bound in full contemporary brown calf, ruled in gilt, sensitively and professionally rebacked in modern speckled brown calf, retaining original endpapers, contrasting lettering pieces. Some browning to pages o/w a remarkably clean and sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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