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         Nouveau Plan de Gibraltar, avec ces Fortifications & C.

      Artist: Covens/ Mortier Jean/ Corneille (d) ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: (d)1727 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower margin enlarged, missing part upper margin replaced; - size (in cm): 49,5 x 57; - description: Map shows on 5 inset maps the strait of Gibraltar, bay and coast; - vita of the artist: Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier where brothers in law, who continued the bussines, founded of Pierre Mortier in 1685 in Amsterdam. They called it Covens & Mortier. They extended their buissines in buying the company of De Witt.

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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         Inscriptiones antiquae Graecae et Romanae in Etruriae urbibus (translation of title: "Ancient Greek and Roman inscriptions in the cities of Etruria"). 3 volumes (complete set).

      I. Manni, Florentiae 1727 - Extremely rare complete set of 3 volumes. I. Manni, Florentiae, 1727-1743. First edition. Folio (325x230 mm). Full calf binding, manuscript title on spine. Initial letters, headpieces and endpieces engraved on copper, woodcut initial letters in every volumes. A lot of illustrations in the text illustrating stelae with inscriptions in every volume. Vol. I (1727): 2 title pages: the first with vignette engraved on copper by Andreinii illustrating Hercules with lion's head; XX plates engraved on copper, of which 8 are foldouts (from XIII to XX). Tiny wormholes on the covers. Vol. II (1734): Vignette engraved on copper by Andreinii illustrating Hercules with lion's head. 2 foldout plates, some browning on pages. Vol. III: (290x205 mm, 1743): 3 unnumbered plates after page 240; numbered plates engraved on copper. Very nice specimen with wide margins. A fine copy. An interesting work that collects, studies and analyzes various ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions found in the cities of Etruria. Gori, an untiring and rigourous scholar of Etruscan and Florentine antiquities, became famous for his studies of etruscology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Voyages Celebres & remarquables, faits de Perse aux Indes Orientales . contenant une Description nouvelle & tres-curieuse de l`Indostan, de l`Empire du Grand-Mogol, des Iles & Presqu`iles de l`Orient, des Royaumes de Siam, du Japon, de la Chine, du Congo, &c. Nouvelle edition revue & corrigé exactement, augmenté considerablement,

      Amsterdam: Michel Charles le Ce`ne, 1727. - Mit gest. Titel (dat. 1719), Wappenkupfer als Anfangsvignette, gestoch. Portrait, 44 meist doppelblattgr. bzw. gefalt. Ansichten und Karten und 19 Textkupfern. 15 Bl., 440 Sp.; Sp. 441-808, 36 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. und rotem Rückenschild. 32 x 21 cm. Brunet IV, 178; Cordier, Japonica pp.367-8; Cordier, Sinica 2077; Lust 342. - Erste französische Ausgabe, eine Ausgabe bei vander Aa von 1719 erschien tatsächlich erst nach der vorliegenden; deren gest. Titel ist hier mit beigebunden. Wurde postum von Olearius herausgegeben. - Unter den Ansichten Goa (mit kurzem Einriss in der Faltung), Jedo (Tokio) und andere asiatische Städte, ferner Amsterdam, London, Brüssel und Antwerpen. - "His account gives a vivid picture of the luxury, vice, cruelty, and utter disregard of life obtaining under the despotic tyrannies of the Mogul empire" (Cox I, 271). - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, oberes Rückenende mit Fehlstelle im Bezug. Nur wenig fleckig, recht gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Voyages Très curieux & très-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse. Dans lesquels on trouve une Description curieuse & la Situation exacte des Pays & Etats, par où il a passé, tels que sont la Livonie, la Moscovie, la Tartarie, la Medie, & la Perse; Et où il est parlé du Naturel, des Manieres de vivre, des Moeurs, & des Coutumes de leurs Habitans; du Gouvernement Politique & Ecclesiastique, des Raretez qui se trouvent dans ce Pays; & des Ceremonies qui s'y observent.

      Amsterdam Michel Charles Le Céne 1727 - Two volumes in one folio (32.5 x 21 cm). Half-title, title, [32] pp., 560 columns on [280] pp., with engraved portrait of the author, 12 folding engraved maps, 19 folding and 2 full-page engraved plates, and 40 engravings in text; half-title, title, 565-1108 columns on [272], [21] pp. table and privilege, with 8 folding engraved plates and 19 engravings in text -- in all 29 engraved plates, 12 engraved maps, an engraved portrait and 59 engravings in text; uniform browning to some quires and a couple of plates, a folding plate a bit frayed at external edge. Contemporary brown calf, spine with raised bands with decorative ornaments in compartments, two morocco labels with gilt lettering, red speckled edges; slightly rubbed, joints repaired. A RICHLY ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF OLEARIUS' CELEBRATED TRAVEL ACCOUNT, translated 70 years before by Abraham Wicquefort and edited by Van der Aa; from the collection of one of the most important families of the Belgian nobility. Olearius (Adam Oehlschlaeger, 1603-71) travelled to Ispahan on the Duke of Holstein's train during the Duke's official visit to the Tsar and the King of Persia; this was the first German expedition to Persia. "The head of the [Diplomatic] Mission was one Otto Brugman who according to Olearius was a boor and an idiot. [.] Brugman seems to have insulted every official along the way, molested Armenian women and heaped abuse on his subordinates. [.] Brugman came to a sad ending. He was executed on 5 May 1640 for adultery. Olearius, who had a most unpleasant stay in Persia, comments on many aspects of Persian life and what he witnessed [.] The ambassador and the author had an audience with Shah Safi whom he described as humourless. The author was probably unaware that Shah Safi was drunk most of the time" (Ghani). Olearius's account greatly influenced European opinion of Russia and Persia in the 17th and 18th centuries. The work is of great cartographic importance, particulary for its large map of the river Volga. The illustrations include a large folding plate of Riga, and fine views of Tver, Danzig, Moscow, Kazan, Samara, Bagdad and Ispahan, among many others. Atabey 884 (missing a leaf and with an engraved title from Van der Aa's 1719 edition); Boucher de la Richarderie I, 187 (wrong date); Brunet IV, 178; Ghani 286; Ulyaninskiy 3949. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Ludovici Philippi Thummigii . meletemata varii et rariosi argumentii in unum volumen collecta

      Sumptibus Simonis Iacobi Rengeri, Brunsvigae & Lipsiae 1727 - in 8°, 18 cm, ril. coeva in pergamena, tit. manoscritto al dorso, p. (26), 372, frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero con vignetta incisa, 2 tav. ripiegata fuori testo, incisione a piena pagina all'antiporta, testatina e finalini decorati, pagine brunite in modo uniforme (viraggio della carta), tarletto alle parte superiore lontano dal testo. Assai raro. Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog registra solo 4 esemplari nelle biblioteche del mondo

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         A New Version of all the Books of the New Testament with a Literal Commentary on all the Difficult Passages [WITH] A New Version of St. Matthew's Gospel: with a Literal Commentary on all the Difficult Passages. To which is added, I. An Introduction to the Reading of the Holy Scriptures, intended chiefly for Young Students in Divinity. II. An Abstract of Harmony of the Gospel-History, III. A Critical Preface to each of the Books of the New Testament, with a general Preface to all St. Paul's Epistles

      Printed for J. Batley, at the Dove in Pater-noster-Row; and S. Chandler, at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry; J. Batley, at the Dove in Pater-noster-Row; and J. Chandler, at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry, London 1727 - Quarto. xi, 256, xi, blank, 13-151 (1)pp. Original calf with gilt lettering and tooling on spine; raised bands. Historiated headpieces, decorative initials and endpieces. Title page of the Matthew Gospel with publisher's device on title page. Both written originally in French by Messieurs De Beausobre and Lenfant, by the order of the King of Prussia, respectively written. and published by the late King of Prussia. Done into English, with additional notes. Numb. I (to be continu'd Monthly). The 256 page introductory essay describes at length the author's knowledge of ancient Jewish and non-Jewish sources. They explain their understanding of Devine wisdom as inspiration and truth, both in the life and time of Jesus and in their own day. The French edition was published in Amsterdam in 1718, translated and annotated by Isaac de Beausobre and Jacques Lentfant. I. de Beausobre (1659-1738), a French Protestant, migrated to Berlin in 1694, where he became chaplain to the King of Prussia, and counsellor of the royal Consistory. J. Lenfant (1661-1728) was pastor of the French Protestant church at Berlin and chaplain to the King (DM 3808). Beausobre was best known for his history of Manichaeism and Lenfant for his many works on church history. According to Thoams Thornton this edition distinguishes itself from other early translations of the Luther Bible in that it marks the supplementary words with considerable care. The english translation was done by Jeremiah Batley and Nonconformist minister Samuel Chandler (Steven DeRose, List of English Bible Versions, Translations, and Paraphrases). Our copy is complete with only St. Matthews being published in English (Herbert 980).Binding with front cover detached but present, back joint cracked but firm with small chips at head and tail of spine; wear along edges and rubbed. Few inked words on inside cover and detached front free endpaper, foxed. Library stamp across title page. Back endpapers foxed and starting at inside back cover. Some age toning of block. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Saxonia Vetus Et Magna In Parvo ( 1727 ) /- Beschreibung des alten Sachsen Landes, Darinnen gelegener Fürstenthümer, Graf- u. Herrschaften, Vestungen, Schlösser, Städte, Stiffter und Clöster, Flecken und Dörffer, Berge und Bergwercke, Salzwercke, Heil-Bäder, und Gesund Brunnen, Seen und Daemme, Wälder und Auen, Marsch und Gerst Länder u. wie auch verschiedener Jahr Geschichte biß auf diese Zeit.-/- Nach Anleitung des grossen Weser Stroms und Embs Flusses, wie auch aller darein ausgehender Seiten Flüsse, Seen, Bäche und Brunnen und persönlich besichtiget, durchforschet und beschrieben, von dem sehr fleißigen und attenten Polyhistore Caspar Schneidern , nunmehro nach dessen Ableben mit hierzu dienlichen Anmerckungen erleutert , auch Vorbesichten und nützl. Registern...von Johann Conrad Knauth..

      410 gez. p Hardcover/Pappeinband Textsauber, vollständig. Späterer flor. Pappband mit unschönem Rückentitel ( Pappband an der vord. seitlichen Rückenkante etw. angeplatzt) . Exlibris im inneren Deckel, kleiner Eintrag im Vorsatz . teilweise im Spiegel gebräunt , ein Seitenbündel fast lose , mittiag am Ansatz angeplatzt - hier das nachfolgende Seitenbündel stärker gelockert , ca 5 bis 6 Seiten leicht gerändert, Vorsätze und innere Deckel leicht ( üblich) altersschmutzig. Altersübliche Spuren obligo. ////////// Saxonia Vetus Et Magna In Parvo ( 1727 ) /- Beschreibung des alten Sachsen Landes, Darinnen gelegener Fürstenthümer, Graf- u. Herrschaften, Vestungen, Schlösser, Städte, Stiffter und Clöster, Flecken und Dörffer, Berge und Bergwercke, Salzwercke, Heil-Bäder, und Gesund Brunnen, Seen und Daemme, Wälder und Auen, Marsch und Gerst Länder u. wie auch verschiedener Jahr Geschichte biß auf diese Zeit.-/- Nach Anleitung des grossen Weser Stroms und Embs Flusses, wie auch aller darein ausgehender Seiten Flüsse, Seen, Bäche und Brunnen und persönlich besichtiget, durchforschet und beschrieben, von dem sehr fleißigen und attenten Polyhistore Caspar Schneidern , nunmehro nach dessen Ableben mit hierzu dienlichen Anmerckungen erleutert , auch Vorbesichten und nützl. Registern...von Johann Conrad Knauth.. F26

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         Essais

      P. Gosse & J. Neaulme, La Haye 1727 - 5 volumes in-12 ( 170x100 mm ) plein veau brun d'époque, titre et tomaison dorés sur dos à 5 nerfs, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches couleur brique.Coiffes arasées et mors fendus.Essais donnez sur les Editions les plus anciennes & les plus correctes : Augmentez de plusieurs Lettres de l'Auteur & où les Passages Grecs, Latins, & Italiens sont traduits plus fidellement, & citez plus exactement que dans aucune des précedentes.Avec des Notes & une TABLE generale des Matières plus utile que celles qui avoient paru jusqu'ici par Pierre COSTE.Nouvelle édition, plus ample & plus correcte que les dernières de Londres de Paris.- Tome I. XL, 652 pages.Portrait gravé de Montaigne en frontispice.Préface de l'éditeur. Avis sur cette dernière édition. Au Lecteur. Livre I.Chapitre I ( Par divers moyens l'on arrive à pareille fin ) à Chapitre LVII ( De l'aage ).- Tome II. 596 pages.Livre II. Chapitre I ( De l'inconstance de nos actions ) à chapitre XII ( Apologie de Raimond de Sebonde ).- Tome III. 476 pages.Suite du Livre II. Chapitre XIII ( De juger de la Mort d'autruy ) à chapitre XXXVII ( De la ressemblance des Enfans aux Peres ).Livre III. Chapitre I ( De l'utile & de l'honneste ) à chapitre IV ( De la Diversion ).- Tome IV. 583 pages.Suite du Livre III. Capitre V ( Sur des Vers de Virgile ) à chapitre XIII ( De l'Experience ).Fin du IV Tome & du III & Dernier Livre des Essais de Michel de Montaigne.- Tome V. 422 pages.Lettres de MontaigneSonnets de LA BOETIE.Discours d'Etienne DE LA BOETIE, de la Serviture Volontaire.Epistre de Mademoiselle de Gournay.Jugemens et Critiques sur les Essais de Montagne.Table générale des Matières.Additions et Corrections. Anciens

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         Antique Map-CANARY ISLANDS-FORTUNE-TENERIFE-Van der Aa-1727

      - Antique map, titled: 'Canaries ou Iles Fortunees.' - Chart of the Canary Islands (former Fortune Islands), situated off the northwest coast of Africa. Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Pieter van der Aa' after an anonymous artist. Pieter van der Aa was born 1659 in Leyden, Holland. He started his own book publishing business when he was twenty-three. Within fifty years in his business, he published a huge amount of highly decorative maps and atlases. His Nouvel Atlas was reissued by Covens & Mortier. He died 1733 in Leyden. Condition: Good, given age. A few minor spots. One tiny hole; backed. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B15-30 Iscra The overall size is ca. 15.1 x 12 inch. The image size is ca. 13.1 x 10 inch. The overall size is ca. 38.3 x 30.5 cm. The image size is ca. 33.3 x 25.3 cm.

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         La vie et les avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoé. Deux tomes. Et: Réflexions sérieuses et importantes de Robinson Crusoé, avec sa vision angélique du monde.

      L'Honoré et (Zacharie) Châtelain, Amsterdam 1727 - Tome 1 (1727); Tome 2 (1726) et Tome 3 (1721). Illustrations Picard. Avec cartes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The History of Japan, Giving an Account of the Ancient and Present State and Government of That Empire; of its Temples, Palaces, Castles and Other Buildings; of its Metals, Minerals, Trees, Plants, Animals, Birds and Fishes; of the Chronology, Etc. Vol. I and Vol. II with 45 Plates/maps

      Translator, London 1727 - A magnificently bound complete first edition first issue, in folio, of Kaempfer's important work on Japan, one of the most influential histories to shape the West's conception of that country for over 150 years. The book contains all 45 plates called for, all in good condition, as well as both title pages and the additional title page containing symbols of various clans in Japan. It has been magnificently bound in beautiful full paneled calf, with period appropriate gilt work to the spines and morocco labels by a master binder. This is the scarce 1st edition 1st issue copy of 1727, which does not contain the "2nd Appendix" which was included in the 2nd issue of the work. The books are large folios measuring 15 x 9. They are magnificently rebound in full period calf leather with panels and blind tooling, five raised bands to the spines with era-appropriate gilt devices in the panels, red and green morocco labels, all in fine condition. End papers are renewed. The book is complete with all 45 plates as called for, many folding. Plates V and VI are out of order but still present. Both title pages are present as is the beautifully printed frontis title. Pagination is [12] Lii, 392 [4] 20 plates; [4] 393-612, 76, [4], 25 plates, [6]. One page has a short marginal tear, 2 pages have small marginal chips, page 39 of the appendix has a repaired tear at the top of the page with a small hole in the header, there is occasional browning and foxing, mostly at the beginning and end of the books, pages 241-245 have a bit more browning as well as some pencil notations. Throughout there is the slightest hint of browning/staining at the top edge - you can see this in the photos - but it is minor. Paper is crisp and wavy as is normal with this book. The plates are in good condition with just a bit of browning and age, the large folding map has the beginning of separation at the bottom gutter. Contains the list of subscribers, main titles in red and black. Binding is tight and firm. Engelbert Kaempfer (September 16, 1651 - November 2, 1716) was a German naturalist, physician, and writer known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. His History of Japan, published posthumously in 1727, was the chief source of Western knowledge about the country throughout the 18th and mid-19th centuries when Japan was closed to foreigners. At Kaempfer's death his mostly unpublished manuscripts were purchased by Sir Hans Sloane, and conveyed to England. Among them was a History of Japan, translated from the manuscript into English by Sloane's librarian John Gaspar Scheuchzer (1702-1729). It was first published at London, in 2 vols. , in 1727. The German version was not published until 50 years later, in 1777. A beautiful copy of this important and delightful work. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Joannis Antonii Vulpii Oratio Habita In Gymnasio Patavino : Cum Ad Physicam Publice Tradendam Aggrederetur.

      Excudebat Josephus Cominus, Patavii 1727 - 87, [1] pages; [8], XXVII p. ; 23 cm. (4to) . Engraved title-vignette, head- and tail-pieces, initials. Includes bibliographical references. Physics -- Early works . LinkItaly -- Padua. HOLLIS Number : 008127253 . Watermarked sheets. Hardcovers covered in brown paper with rubbing particularly to the upper spine. Waved paper appears to have occurred as the ink dried. Sound, tight and clean. First notation of publication is 1725. This is the second in 1727 of which only 4 copies are known. Printer's device on colophon. A well known press which specialized in very small editions of the classics, Latin poems, etc. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Rubricae Missalis Romani COMMENTAIIS ILLUSTRATAE

      VENEZIA: EX TYPOGRAPHIA BALLEONIANA, 1727. RILEGATO. OTTIMO. 23,5 35,5. USATO

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         la croix de notre seigneur jesus christ

      van der hagen 1727 - très rare époque janséniste joint explication du mystère de la passion de notre seigneur JESUS CHRIST suivant la concorde JESUS crucifié reliure cuir pour les deux tomes [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Commentarius analytico-exegeticus Tam literalis quam realis Evangelii Secundum Joannem, quo non tantum singulis vocibus ac phrasibus lux affunditur veritatesque in iis latentes eruuntur atque vindicantur, sed etiam ordo ac scopus omnium & singularum partium ejus accurate ostenditur. 3-vol. set (Complete)

      E. & J. R. Thurnisios, Fratres, Basileae (Basel) 1727 - Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 3/4"). [16], 816pp (Vol. 1); [8], 912pp (Vol. 2); [4], 767, [39]pp (Index) (Vol. 3). Contemporary full vellum. Marbled endpapers. All paper edges red. Title page of first volume in red and black lettering. Title vignette for each of the three title pages. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Originally published by Schoonenburg in Amsterdam between 1724 and 1726, this work is the first Swiss edition of Friedrich Adolph Lampe's three-volume commentary on the Gospel of St John. When published, scholars ranked Lampe's work as one of the best commentaries ever written on John. The author shows how "the Fourth Gospel contributes to biblical and systematic theology, and offers a consistent exposition of John as an evangelistic Gospel."Bindings partly darkened and age-toned. Ex-library stickers on spines, and bookplate on inside of each front cover. Previous owner's stamp at upper margin of each front free endpaper and title page. Contemporary previous owner's name in ink, dated 1758, on each title. Text in Latin. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. About the author: Friedrich Adolph Lampe (1683-1729) was a German Pietist pastor, theologian and professor of dogmatics. He was a Cocceian, and follower of Johannes d'Outrein. He is known as the first Pietist leader from a Calvinist rather than Lutheran background. (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Testamento em que dispoz da sua ultima vontade achando-se visinho a morte Muley Ismael, Emperador de Marrocos, Rey de Fez, de Suz, de Mequinez de Numidia, e Algarves, Principe de Tafilet, Senhor de Dara, Gago, e Guinè, &c. Impresso na lingua castelhana em Sevilha, e agora novamente tradusido na Portugueza com mais correcção, tirada de outras copias. Com hum breve resumo da sua vida.

      [Colophon] Lisboa Occidental, Na Officina de Pedro Ferreyra, (1727). - 4°, disbound. Caption title. Five-line woodcut initial. In good to very good condition. Early ink manuscript note of translator's name in margin of first page. Old ink manuscript foliation in upper outer corners of first three leaves recto (308-310; no foliation on final leaf). (4 ll.) *** First and Only Edition in Portuguese; judging from the caption title and the note on f. 2r, Mascarenhas translated Moulay Ismaïl's will from a Spanish edition, but compiled the facts of the sultan's life from other sources.Moulay Ismaïl Ibn Sharif (1643 or 1645-1727) was one of the most famous figures in Moroccan history. After becoming the second sultan in the Alaouite dynasty in 1672, he fought a series of battles to persuade the Ottoman Turks to respect Moroccan independence and captured Tangier and other important seaports from the Spanish and English, earning himself the nickname "The Warrior King."The prologue gives details of Muley Ismaïl's ancestry and his actions, which included the murder of thousands, heavy taxes, the acquisition of hundreds of concubines and the siring of hundreds of children, and his transfer of the capital to Meknes, where he was building a huge new city and royal complex. The testament (ff. 2v-4v) includes provisions for his slaves, concubines, children, Christian slaves, the Franciscans at Meknes, counterfeiters, thieves, vagabonds, prostitutes, and Jews. At the end is a glossary of Arabic terms such as alcaçova, bamarkan, janezes, and xarife.*** Innocêncio IV, 347: giving the date as 1727. Gonçalves Rodrigues, A Tradução em Portugal 557. Coimbra, Miscelâneas 385. Porbase locates four copies, all at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac locates a single copy at British Library. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Legal Judicature in Chancery Stated. With Remarks on a Late Book.

      1727 - London, 1727. The Rank of Judges in the Court of Chancery [Burroughs, Samuel (d.1761)]. The Legal Judicature in Chancery Stated. With Remarks on a Late Book, Intitled, A Discourse of the Judicial Authority Belonging to the Master of the Rolls in the High Court of Chancery. London: Printed for J. Walthoe, 1727. 282 pp. Lacking 4 pp. publisher catalogue. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary speckled calf, gilt fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, which is not speckled, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor nicks and scuffs, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front pastedown, small embossed Macclesfield crest to title page and following two leaves, front hinge cracked, front endleaves removed, rear hinge starting. Light toning to text, minor tears and stains to margins of a few leaves, light soiling to title page, corrections to text in contemporary hand in a few places. $500. * Only edition. This book is a response to a point in A Discourse of the Judicial Authority Belonging to the Office of Master of the Rolls in the High Court of Chancery (1727) by Philip Yorke, Earl of Hardwicke. Burroughs believes Yorke is incorrect when he stated that the Chancery court was directed by two judges that are not "co-ordinate, but in a subordination of one to the other" (3). Our copy once belonged to the library of Shirbirn Castle, the library of the Earls of Macclesfield, one of the finest private libraries in Great Britain. English Short-Title Catalogue T95693. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A New Account of the East Indies

      1727 - From the Year 1688 to 1723. Trading and Travelling, by Sea and Land, to most of the Countries and island of Commerce and Navigation, between the Cape of Good-hope, and the Island of Japon.First edition. 2 vols. 7 folding maps & 12 plates (many folding). 12mo. Contemporary style panelled calf, label to each spine. xxx, viii, [ii], 396; vii, [i], 3-309, [1], 10pp. Edinburgh, John Mosman, Hamilton spent 35 years in the East Indies during which time he visited nearly every port - from Jeddah in the Red Sea to Amoy in China. His adventures are recounted in this work, which ?in the charm of its naive simplicity, perfect honesty, with some similarity of subject in its account of the manner and history of people little known, offers a closer parallel to the history of Herodotus than perhaps any other in modern literature? (DNB).Cordier (Indo-Sinica), 1529; Mendelssohn (1979) II, p492; Hill (2nd edition), 765. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Histoire de Polybe, Nouvellement Traduite de Grec Par Dom Vincent Thuillier, Bénédictin de la Congrégation de Saint Maur. Avec un commentaire ou un corps de science militaire enrichi de notes critiques et historiques, … par M. de Folard... [6 volumes].

      Paris: Pierre Gandouin, Julien-Michel Gandouin, Pierre-François Giffart, and Nicolas-Pierre Armand, 1727-1730. Paris:: Pierre Gandouin, Julien-Michel Gandouin, Pierre-François Giffart, and Nicolas-Pierre Armand, 1727-1730., 1727. 6 volumes. 4to. Frontispiece portrait, 51 single page plates, 75 five double page plates, engraved head-pieces, head-and-tail-pieces, decorated initials, diagrams; some of the plates feature small rectangles colored in red and blue to differentiate between armies and positions. ELEGANTLY BOUND in contemporary French full brownish-red calf, triple gilt-ruled borders, the first four volumes with a stamped gilt armorial crown, two rampant lions, and three hands appaumy device bisected by a bar, [within an oval], centered on both covers, five raised spine bands with gilt decorations and titles in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles; boards rubbed, scuffed, and lightly soiled, corners and edges worn and/or bumped, volume two with a crease across its front cover and a small tear in its fore-edge, bumps at head and foot of spines, gilt edges lightly dulled, few cracked joints and hinges; occasional small holograph pencil marks or writing, edge wear with small tears, some foxing and browning, occasional minor soiling and dampstaining; otherwise a very good copy with wide margins. Bookplates of Sir Henry Allen Johnson/ Bart. K.W. Best edition, large paper, edited with commentary on the technical military events by Folard, a French officer, and translated from the Greek by Vincent Thuillier (1685-1735). While at once a history of the Roman Republic conquests and battles during the period 264–146 BC, it is also a study of military science. A biography of Polybius opens the text in vol. I. The work is richly illustrated with 126 engravings, including maps and formations of the armies. Among the maps is the route of Hannibal through the Alps. The set is beautifully bound for a patron with means. â€

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         HISTORICO-SACRO POEMA, EN OCTAVAS REALES. LA PRODIGIOSA PHENIX DE LA GRACIA, HIJA DEL SOL DE JUSTICIA CHRISTO. A LA ESCLARECIDA VIRGEN SANTA CASILDA, REYNA QUE FUE DEL REYNO DE TOLEDO: AGUILA GRANDE, QUE BOLO AL DESIERTO,. OBRA POSTHUMA, QUE DEJO ESCRITA EL INGENIO DEL R. P. Fr. PEDRO DE REYNOSA, RELIGIOSO CAPUCHINO. SACALA A LA LUZ DON FRANCISCO DE OLIVERA, DE ORDEN, Y A EXPENSAS DE LA SEÑORA DOÑA MARIA LEONOR DAVILA LOPEZ DE ZUÑIDA, . DEDICADA A LA SACRA CATHOLICA REAL MAGESTAD.

      Año 1727., En Madrid: En la Imprenta de Lorenço Francisco Mojados, - 15x20. 32+221+1pp. Tela moderna. Reparaciones marginales, principalmente, profesionales. Restos de manchas de antigua humedad. Por lo demás un ejemplar aceptable. Raro. Sólo hemos encontrado 3 ejemplares: uno en la Universidad Complutense, uno en la Universidad Pontificia de Comillas y otro en la Biblioteca Nacional. Hay referencia a otras obras del autor (Ver Aguilar Piñal,F. Bibliografía de autores españoles del siglo XVIII, tomo VI, pág. 65, 66 y 299), pero los datos biográficos son escasos.'.fray Pedro de Reinosa, guardián del convento de capuchinos de San Antonio' Simón Mora, Adelina. Médicos e Inquisición en el siglo XVII, pág. 166. Suponemos que es el convento de Valladolid, ya que los Capuchinos se fundaron ahí en 1628. La publicación del libro es póstuma, de 1727, así que el autor vivió entre 1628 y 1727. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Histoire de Polybe, Nouvellement Traduite de Grec Par Dom Vincent Thuillier, Bénédictin de la Congrégation de Saint Maur. Avec un commentaire ou un corps de science militaire enrichi de notes critiques et historiques, ... par M. de Folard... [6 volumes].

      Paris:: Pierre Gandouin, Julien-Michel Gandouin, Pierre-François Giffart, and Nicolas-Pierre Armand, 1727-1730., 1727. 6 volumes. 4to. Frontispiece portrait, 51 single page plates, 75 five double page plates, engraved head-pieces, head-and-tail-pieces, decorated initials, diagrams; some of the plates feature small rectangles colored in red and blue to differentiate between armies and positions. ELEGANTLY BOUND in contemporary French full brownish-red calf, triple gilt-ruled borders, the first four volumes with a stamped gilt armorial crown, two rampant lions, and three hands appaumy device bisected by a bar, [within an oval], centered on both covers, five raised spine bands with gilt decorations and titles in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles; boards rubbed, scuffed, and lightly soiled, corners and edges worn and/or bumped, volume two with a crease across its front cover and a small tear in its fore-edge, bumps at head and foot of spines, gilt edges lightly dulled, few cracked joints and hinges; occasional small holograph pencil marks or writing, edge wear with small tears, some foxing and browning, occasional minor soiling and dampstaining; otherwise a very good copy with wide margins. Bookplates of Sir Henry Allen Johnson/ Bart. K.W. Best edition, large paper, edited with commentary on the technical military events by Folard, a French officer, and translated from the Greek by Vincent Thuillier (1685-1735). While at once a history of the Roman Republic conquests and battles during the period 264-146 BC, it is also a study of military science. A biography of Polybius opens the text in vol. I. The work is richly illustrated with 126 engravings, including maps and formations of the armies. Among the maps is the route of Hannibal through the Alps. The set is beautifully bound for a patron with means. "... Dom Vincent Thuillier (1685-1736), ... produced a French translation of the whole of Polybius at the request of an eager strategist, the Chevalier de Folard, who had been inspired with an interest in the art of war by reading the Commentaries of Caesar. The Chevalier's commentary on Polybius, which accompanied the Benedictine monk's translation, included so many personal reflections on his military contemporaries, that the first volume alone was allowed to be published in France (1727), while the remainder saw the light in Holland." - John E. Sandys, A History of Classical Scholarship, II, p. 389. "The substance of Polybius' work is based on historical information and conveys his role as a historian. His Histories starts in 264 BC and finishes in 146 BC. He mainly discusses the years in which ancient Rome rose to superpower status from 220 BC to 167 BC, describing Rome's efforts in subduing its arch-enemy, Carthage, and thereby becoming the dominant Mediterranean force. Books I through V of The Histories are the introduction for the years during his lifetime, describing the politics in each powerful nation, including ancient Greece and Egypt. In Book VI, Polybius describes the way of the Romans; he discusses the powers of the different parts of the republic, as well as the rights of the plebeian. He describes the First and Second Punic Wars. Polybius concludes the Romans are the pre-eminent power because they maintain customs and traditions which promote a deep desire for noble acts, a love of virtue, piety towards parents and elders, and a fear of the gods. He also chronicled are the conflicts between Hannibal [see map v. IV, p. 90] and Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus such as the Battle of Ticinus, the Battle of the Trebia, the Siege of Saguntum, the Battle of Lilybaeum, and the Battle of Rhone Crossing. In Book XII, Polybius discusses the worth of Timaeus' account of the same period of history. He asserts Timaeus' point of view is inaccurate, invalid, and biased in favor of Rome. Therefore, Polybius's Histories is also useful in analyzing the different Hellenistic versions of history and of use as a credible illustration of actual events during the Hellenistic period." - Wikip. PROVENANCE: Sir Henry Allen Johnson (1748-1835), 1st Baronet, was an Irish general in the British Army. We is said to have served in the West Indies, then in American, being preset at the surrender at York Town in October, 1781, then he led a command in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Lord Cornwallis described him as "a wrong-headed blockhead." Louis Sloos, (editor). Warfare and the Age of Printing, Catalogue of Early Printed Books from before 1801 in Dutch Military Collections, Brill,(2008), 4 vols., 03037. [EXTRA POSTAGE WILL APPLY].

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         Histoire de Polybe, Nouvellement Traduite de Grec Par Dom Vincent Thuillier, Bà nà dictin de la Congrà gation de Saint Maur. Avec un commentaire ou un corps de science militaire enrichi de notes critiques et historiques, … par M. de Folard. [6 volumes].

      Pierre Gandouin, Julien-Michel Gandouin, Pierre-François Giffart, and Nicolas-Pierre Armand, 1727-1730., Paris: - 6 volumes. 4to. Frontispiece portrait, 51 single page plates, 75 five double page plates, engraved head-pieces, head-and-tail-pieces, decorated initials, diagrams; some of the plates feature small rectangles colored in red and blue to differentiate between armies and positions. ELEGANTLY BOUND in contemporary French full brownish-red calf, triple gilt-ruled borders, the first four volumes with a stamped gilt armorial crown, two rampant lions, and three hands appaumy device bisected by a bar, [within an oval], centered on both covers, five raised spine bands with gilt decorations and titles in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles; boards rubbed, scuffed, and lightly soiled, corners and edges worn and/or bumped, volume two with a crease across its front cover and a small tear in its fore-edge, bumps at head and foot of spines, gilt edges lightly dulled, few cracked joints and hinges; occasional small holograph pencil marks or writing, edge wear with small tears, some foxing and browning, occasional minor soiling and dampstaining; otherwise a very good copy with wide margins. Bookplates of Sir Henry Allen Johnson/ Bart. K.W. Best edition, large paper, edited with commentary on the technical military events by Folard, a French officer, and translated from the Greek by Vincent Thuillier (1685-1735). While at once a history of the Roman Republic conquests and battles during the period 264â€"146 BC, it is also a study of military science. A biography of Polybius opens the text in vol. I. The work is richly illustrated with 126 engravings, including maps and formations of the armies. Among the maps is the route of Hannibal through the Alps. The set is beautifully bound for a patron with means. “… Dom Vincent Thuillier (1685-1736), … produced a French translation of the whole of Polybius at the request of an eager strategist, the Chevalier de Folard, who had been inspired with an interest in the art of war by reading the Commentaries of Caesar. The Chevalier’s commentary on Polybius, which accompanied the Benedictine monk’s translation, included so many personal reflections on his military contemporaries, that the first volume alone was allowed to be published in France (1727), while the remainder saw the light in Holland.” â€" John E. Sandys, A History of Classical Scholarship, II, p. 389. “The substance of Polybius’ work is based on historical information and conveys his role as a historian. His Histories starts in 264 BC and finishes in 146 BC. He mainly discusses the years in which ancient Rome rose to superpower status from 220 BC to 167 BC, describing Rome’s efforts in subduing its arch-enemy, Carthage, and thereby becoming the dominant Mediterranean force. Books I through V of The Histories are the introduction for the years during his lifetime, describing the politics in each powerful nation, including ancient Greece and Egypt. In Book VI, Polybius describes the way of the Romans; he discusses the powers of the different parts of the republic, as well as the rights of the plebeian. He describes the First and Second Punic Wars. Polybius concludes the Romans are the pre-eminent power because they maintain customs and traditions which promote a deep desire for noble acts, a love of virtue, piety towards parents and elders, and a fear of the gods. He also chronicled are the conflicts between Hannibal [see map v. IV, p. 90] and Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus such as the Battle of Ticinus, the Battle of the Trebia, the Siege of Saguntum, the Battle of Lilybaeum, and the Battle of Rhone Crossing. In Book XII, Polybius discusses the worth of Timaeus’ account of the same period of history. He asserts Timaeus’ point of view is inaccurate, invalid, and biased in favor of Rome. Therefore, Polybius’s Histories is also useful in analyzing the different Hellenistic versions of history and of use as a credible illustration of actual events during the Hellenistic period.” â€" Wikip. PROVENANCE: Sir Henry Al [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Saxonia Vetus Et Magna In Parvo ( 1727 ) /- Beschreibung des alten Sachsen Landes, Darinnen gelegener Fürstenthümer, Graf- u. Herrschaften, Vestungen, Schlösser, Städte, Stiffter und Clöster, Flecken und Dörffer, Berge und Bergwercke, Salzwercke, Heil-Bäder, und Gesund Brunnen, Seen und Daemme, Wälder und Auen, Marsch und Gerst Länder u. wie auch verschiedener Jahr Geschichte biß auf diese Zeit.-/- Nach Anleitung des grossen Weser Stroms und Embs Flusses, wie auch aller darein ausgehender Seiten Flüsse, Seen, Bäche und Brunnen und persönlich besichtiget, durchforschet und beschrieben, von dem sehr fleißigen und attenten Polyhistore Caspar Schneidern , nunmehro nach dessen Ableben mit hierzu dienlichen Anmerckungen erleutert , auch Vorbesich

      Dresden , bey J.Ch. Zimmermann und Gerlachen, 1727 - 410 gez. p Textsauber, vollständig. Späterer flor. Pappband mit unschönem Rückentitel ( Pappband an der vord. seitlichen Rückenkante etw. angeplatzt) . Exlibris im inneren Deckel, kleiner Eintrag im Vorsatz . teilweise im Spiegel gebräunt , ein Seitenbündel fast lose , mittiag am Ansatz angeplatzt - hier das nachfolgende Seitenbündel stärker gelockert , ca 5 bis 6 Seiten leicht gerändert, Vorsätze und innere Deckel leicht ( üblich) altersschmutzig. Altersübliche Spuren obligo. ////////// Saxonia Vetus Et Magna In Parvo ( 1727 ) /- Beschreibung des alten Sachsen Landes, Darinnen gelegener Fürstenthümer, Graf- u. Herrschaften, Vestungen, Schlösser, Städte, Stiffter und Clöster, Flecken und Dörffer, Berge und Bergwercke, Salzwercke, Heil-Bäder, und Gesund Brunnen, Seen und Daemme, Wälder und Auen, Marsch und Gerst Länder u. wie auch verschiedener Jahr Geschichte biß auf diese Zeit.-/- Nach Anleitung des grossen Weser Stroms und Embs Flusses, wie auch aller darein ausgehender Seiten Flüsse, Seen, Bäche und Brunnen und persönlich besichtiget, durchforschet und beschrieben, von dem sehr fleißigen und attenten Polyhistore Caspar Schneidern , nunmehro nach dessen Ableben mit hierzu dienlichen Anmerckungen erleutert , auch Vorbesichten und nützl. Registern.von Johann Conrad Knauth. F26 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Commentarius analytico-exegeticus Tam literalis quam realis Evangelii Secundum Joannem, quo non tantum singulis vocibus ac phrasibus lux affunditur veritatesque in iis latentes eruuntur atque vindicantur, sed etiam ordo ac scopus omnium & singularum partium ejus accurate ostenditur. 3-vol. set (Complete)

      Basileae (Basel): E. & J. R. Thurnisios, Fratres, 1727. First Swiss edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 3/4"). [16], 816pp (Vol. 1); [8], 912pp (Vol. 2); [4], 767, [39]pp (Index) (Vol. 3). Contemporary full vellum. Marbled endpapers. All paper edges red. Title page of first volume in red and black lettering. Title vignette for each of the three title pages. Decorative initials and tailpieces. Originally published by Schoonenburg in Amsterdam between 1724 and 1726, this work is the first Swiss edition of Friedrich Adolph Lampe's three-volume commentary on the Gospel of St John. When published, scholars ranked Lampe's work as one of the best commentaries ever written on John. The author shows how "the Fourth Gospel contributes to biblical and systematic theology, and offers a consistent exposition of John as an evangelistic Gospel." Bindings partly darkened and age-toned. Ex-library stickers on spines, and bookplate on inside of each front cover. Previous owner's stamp at upper margin of each front free endpaper and title page. Contemporary previous owner's name in ink, dated 1758, on each title. Text in Latin. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. About the author: Friedrich Adolph Lampe (1683-1729) was a German Pietist pastor, theologian and professor of dogmatics. He was a Cocceian, and follower of Johannes d'Outrein. He is known as the first Pietist leader from a Calvinist rather than Lutheran background. (From Wikipedia).

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         L'Etat de la France (5 Tomes - Complet) L'Etat de la France, Contenant les Princes, le Clergé, les Ducs & Pairs, les Maréchaux de France, & les Grands Officiers de la Couronne & de la Maison du Roy : les Chevaliers des Ordres : les Officiers d'Armée, tant sur Terre que sur Mer : les Conseils, les Gouverneurs des Provinces : toutes les Cours Supérieures du Royaume : les Generalitez & Intendances : les Universitez & Académies

      Chez Cavelier, Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés. Avec les Noms des Officiers de la Maison du Roy, leurs fonctions, gages & Privilèges : La Maiuson de la Reyne : Celles de Son Altesse Royale Madame la Duchesse d'Orlans, & de Son Altesse Serenissime M. le Duc d'Orléans, 5 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné, Chez Cavelier (Tome I), Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés (Tomes 2, 3, 4, 5), 1727, xviii pp., 3 ff., 576 pp. ; 1 f., 714 pp. et 6 ff. ; 714 pp. et 7 ff. ; 655 pp. et 4 ff. ; 6 ff., 696 pp. ; 529 pp. et 2 ff. Seul le premier tome détaille le titre complet : L'Etat de la France, Contenant les Princes, le Clergé, les Ducs & Pairs, les Maréchaux de France, & les Grands Officiers de la Couronne & de la Maison du Roy : les Chevaliers des Ordres : les Officiers d'Armée, tant sur Terre que sur Mer : les Conseils, les Gouverneurs des Provinces : toutes les Cours Supérieures du Royaume : les Generalitez & Intendances : les Universitez & Académies Bon état (qq. petits accrocs et piq. de vers aux dos en queue, mais néanmoins bel état général, et belle fraîcheur intérieure). Cet important annuaire administratif constitue une source essentielle pour la connaissance des institutions de l'Ancien Régime, dans les premières années du règne de Louis XV. Français

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         Discours sur les loix de la communication du mouvement, qui a merité les Eloges de l'Academie Royale des Sciences aux années 1724 & 1726 & qui a concouru à l'occasion des Prix distribuez dans lesdites années

      1727 Paris Claude Jombert 1727 - E.O. - 25 x 18,5 cm - page blanche, page de titre,page 'le libraire au lecteur + 108 pgs + page 'fautes à corriger., page remarques sur les figures -+ 5 planches dépliantes ([4] + 108 + [2] pgs + planches) - relié demi-basane moderne, dos lisse, muet, ticket avec auteur et 'discours 1927' sur le premier plat, sur la premoère garde volante ticket avec 'ex bibliotheca mechanica', quelque taches brunes dans le livre mais autrement très bien - jolie reliure moderne, photos disponibles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Observationum Sacrarum Libri Septem, In Quibus De Rebus varii argumenti, & utilissimae investigationis, Critice ac Theologice, disseritur; Sacrorum imprimis Librorum Loca multa obscuriora nova vel clariore luce perfunduntur. Tomus I. Editio Ultima; Tomus II. Editio Tertia. 2-vol. set (Complete)

      Amstelodami: Fredericum Horreum, 1727. Third edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. Octavo (8 1/4 x 6 1/2"). [32], 1052, [38]pp (Vol. 1); [16], 508, [24], [2], 254pp (Vol. 2). Original full vellum, with handwritten title on each spine. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Pieter Tanjé in Vol. 1. Main title for each volume in red and black lettering with publisher's vignette engraved by A. Zeeman. Parts 2, 3, 4 (in first volume), 7 (in second volume) have separate title-pages respectively dated 1723, 1723, 1724, and 1726, with Jacobum Horreum as publisher, in Franequerae (Franeker). Title vignette for each of these title pages. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials. "Observationum Sacrarum" is an impressive collection of material on "philological, exegetical, and theological topics which grew over the decades into an impressive six-volume set (the seven and last volume was published posthumously). The collection consists largely of material prepared in connection with Vitringa's public disputations" (For more information, see: Charles K. Telfer's "Wrestling with Isaiah: The Exegetical Methodology of Campegius Vitringa" (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016), Page 29). This work is complete with its engraved Kabbalistic plate facing page 142 in first volume. Bindings somewhat darkened and age-toned. Ex-library sticker at tail of spines, and stamp on each fly leaf and main titles. Text in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Bindings in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. About the author: Campegius Vitringa (1659-1722) was a Dutch Protestant theologian and Hebraist. A follower of Johannes Cocceius,Vitringa was a supporter of prophetic theology. He was educated at the universities of Franeker and Leiden, and became professor of Oriental languages at the former in 1681. When locating prophetic outcomes, he would associate events to the near rather than the far-off future, placing a distinct focus on the period of the Maccabees (2nd Century BC). Like Joseph Mede (1586-1638), Vitringa believed wholeheartedly that the Millennium was yet to come, but did not expect any immediate changes. He relegated the end of the time to a remote future and strongly emphasized the concept of New Jerusalem (From Wikipedia).

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         LES LETTRES DE MESSIRE ROGER DE RABUTIN, COMTE DE BUSSYSuivi de : NOUVELLES LETTRES DE MESSIRE ROGER DE RABUTIN, COMTE DE BUSSY,

      ur l'imprimé A Paris, Chez Florentin Delaulne, 172 1727 - BUSSY-RABUTIN, [Roger de Rabutin, comte de Bussy, dit] LES LETTRES DE MESSIRE ROGER DE RABUTIN, COMTE DE BUSSY, Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, et Mestre de Camp Général de la Cavalerie française et étrangère. Nouvelle édition. [Première-Quatrième partie]. Suivi de : NOUVELLES LETTRES DE MESSIRE ROGER DE RABUTIN, COMTE DE BUSSY, Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, et Mestre de Camp Général de la Cavalerie française et étrangère. Avec les réponses. Sur l'imprimé A Paris, Chez Florentin Delaulne, 172 7 volumes in-12 (16 x 9,5 cm) de (4)-374-(2), (4)-295, (6)-550, (8)-491-(4), (10)-448, (8)-386 et (6)-384 pages. Nous pouvons fournir la collation détaillée sur demande. Reliure pleine basane fauve de l'époque, dos à nerfs richement ornés, pièces de titre et tomaison de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges. Coiffes et coins avec usures et manques aux extrémités, intérieur collationné complet. Papier parfois bruni sans gravité. Quelques rousseurs. Pourtour de quelques pages de titre bruni. Le titre au dos a été mal doré "RABATIN" au lieu de "RABUTIN". RARISSIME CONTREFAÇON DE L'EDITION DE 1720-1727 PARUE CHEZ LA VEUVE DELAULNE. Détail des volumes : Tome I : Outre un Avertissement, ce volume contient les lettres I à CXLIV. Soit 144 lettres. Tome II : Ce volume contient les lettres I à CXI. Soit 111 lettres. Tome III : Ce volume contient les lettres I à CCCXXXIII. Soit 333 lettres. Tome IV : Ce volume contient les lettres I à CCCLXXI. Soit 371 lettres. Tome V : Outre un Avertissement, ce volume contient les lettres I à CCCXXV. Soit 325 lettres. Tome VI : Ce volume contient les lettres I à CCLXX. Soit 270 lettres. Tome VII : Ce volume contient les lettres I à CCXIX. Soit 219 lettres. Sur l'ensemble des 7 volumes ce sont donc 1773 lettres écrites par le comte de Bussy-Rabutin ou adressées à lui qui sont rassemblées dans cette édition (identique en tous points à celle de 1720-1727). Quelques remarques sur cette édition : A noter qu'on ne trouve de réclame qu'en fin de cahiers de 4 ou 8 feuillets, ce qui contrairement à la pratique dans les Pays-Bas (Amsterdam ou La Haye) où tous les feuillets comportent habituellement une réclame pour le feuillet suivant, indiquerait ici une impression française. La mention "sur l'imprimé" présente sur les titres indique de façon claire une contrefaçon de l'impression de Paris chez Florentin Delaulne. D'ailleurs en 1727 Florentin Delaulne est décédé et la véritable édition de Paris, 1727 porte l'adresse : Veuve Delaulne. L'ensemble des 7 volumes est parsemé d'ornements gravés (fleurons, bandeaux, culs-de-lampe), leur étude serait intéressante pour déterminer de quelle ville et de quel atelier typographique sortent ces volumes (Lyon ? Rouen ?). Une comparaison avec la véritable édition Delaulne de 1720 indique un texte identique avec de faibles différences dans la justification de quelques lignes. La pagination est identique. On trouve un très grand nombre de lettres dans cette riche correspondance de Bussy-Rabutin. Exilé sur ses terres de Bourgogne à Bussy pendant près de dix-sept années à cause de son libertinage et surtout à cause de son Histoire amoureuse des Gaules qui circula en manuscrit et imprimée pendant toute la seconde moitié du XVIIe siècle, pour la plus grande fureur de Louis XIV qui ne lui pardonna jamais d’avoir chansonné les amours du Roi, Bussy-Rabutin se livre ici dans son intimité. Mais ce qu’il y a de plus remarquable sans aucun doute dans cette correspondance, c’est qu’on y trouve aussi les réponses des nombreux correspondants du comte, fait rare dans l’édition des correspondances anciennes qui sont parvenues jusqu'à nous. On y retrouve notamment la plus célèbre de ses correspondantes, la marquise de Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin Chantal. On sait que c’est le fils de Roger de Rabutin qui édita en partie avec le Père Bouhours la correspondance de Bussy (1697-1709). C’est également le fils de Roger de Rabutin qui communiqua les manuscrits des premières lettres publiées de la marquise de [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 . [bound with:] Acts and Laws, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusett's-Bay in New-England . [And bound with a session law continuation to November 23, 1727]

      B. Green for Benjamin Eliot, Boston 1727 - (11 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches). [2], 14, 17, [1]; [2], 347, [1]; 349-354pp. Contemporary sheep, covers bordered in blind, spine with raised bands in six compartments, worn. Housed in a black morocco backed box. Provenance: I. C. Alden (signature and booklabel) Early printing of the charter and laws of Massachusetts Bay. An unsophisticated copy of this early and important compilation of the Acts and Laws of the Province of Massachusetts. This example bound with a continuously-paginated but separately issued printing of the session laws, extending the work to November 1727. As the 17th century editions of the laws are virtually unobtainable, the early 18th century editions, like the present, as desirable. The present 1726 edition noted for the inclusion here for the first time of the newly adopted modification to the Charter, King Georges "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. Evans 2762 and 2900; Cushing 343 and 349; ESTC W7100 and W8435.

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         Antique Print-CHINA-INDONESIA-AUSTRALIA-INDIA-ASIA-Ottens-De Wit-c. 1727

      - Antique print, titled: 'Exactissima Asiae Delineatio in praecipuas regiones Caeterasq Partes.' - The continent of Asia with a northern portion of Australia "Hollandia Nova". The map is embellished by a vivacious scene of native Asian figures and a camel, parrots and a monkey as part of the title cartouche. Copperplate engraving / etching with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper. Made by 'Frederick de Wit' after 'Reinier & josua Ottens'. Frederick de Wit (1629-1706) was known as a map publisher, engraver and seller. He worked in Amsterdam from the Kalverstraat ('Bij den Dam inde dry Crabben' to 1654 and then from 'In de Witte Paskaert' from 1655 to 1706). He produced a large amount of cartographic material including separate terrestrial maps and sea charts, sea and terrestrial atlases, wall maps, and town views. Many of his maps were colored by master Dutch colourists of his day such as Dirck van Santen. De Wit also acquired numerous copperplates from those auctioned by the Blaeu and Janssonius publishing houses sometime after 1674 and republished these works, often with his imprint added. On his death in 1706, The business was continued for a time by his widow Maria untill 1709. In 1710, the De Wit plates were sold to Mortier, Van der Aa, and Renard. Reinier and Joshua Ottens (both 1704-1765) are publishers, cartographers and map engravers from the Netherlands. The family business was founded by their father Joachim, but most productive during the time of Reiner and Joshua. Condition: Good, given age. Small rusty hole in right margin. A small spot in the lower left margin. A few spots, mainly in the margins. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 25 x 21.1 inch. The image size is ca. 18.6 x 19.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 63.5 x 53.5 cm. The image size is ca. 47.3 x 49.2 cm.

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         Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In four parts.

      London: Printed for Benj. Motte, 1726-1727. Volume I is first edition, Teerink issue B with the continuous pagination, Volume II second edition. Volume II title-page dated 1727 and with the edition statement that reads "The Second Edition, Corrected." Four parts in two octavo volumes (7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches; 190 x 116 mm). viii, [4], [1]-148; [6], [149]-310; [2, publisher's ads], [6], 155, [1, blank]; [8], 199, [1, blank] pp. With engraved frontispiece, five engraved maps and engraved plate of symbols. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Gulliver in the second state, as is usual (the first state only seen in large paper copies). Portrait has the inscription "Captain Lemuel Gulliver of Redriff. Ætat. suæ LVIII." around the oval the tablet bearing a Latin inscription, printed on paper with vertical chain-lines. Containing numerous woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Beautifully bound by Morrell, London for Thomas W. Best in full green-blue 19th-century morocco. Boards decoratively ruled in gilt with corner devices. Spines stamped and lettered in gilt. Board edges gilt, and gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. Outer hinges with some slight rubbing. Title-page of volume I with some minor darkening. Overall a beautiful set. Gulliver's Travels, to use the popular title, is one of the greatest satires in the English language--or 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 "would last as long as the language, because it described the vices of man in all nations" (D.N.B.). "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 picquancies 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, but it has also become a tale for children. For every edition designed for the reader with an eye to the historical background, twenty have appeared, abridged or adapted, for readers who care nothing for the satire and enjoy it as a first-class story" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Grolier, 100 English, 42. Hubbard, pp. 15-17. Printing and the Mind of Man 185. Rothschild 2104. Teerink.

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         The History of Japan: Giving an Account of the ancient and present State and Government of that Empire;

      1727 - of its Temples, Palaces, Castles, and other Buildings; of Its Metals, Minerals, Trees, Plants, Animals, Birds and Fishes; Of The Chronology and Succession of the Emperors, Ecclesiastical and Secular; Of The Original Descent, Religions, Customs and Manufactures of the Natives, and of their Trade and Commerce with the Dutch and the Chinese. Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam. With the Life of the Author and an Introduction. First English edition. 2 vols. Engraved half-title to vol. 1, 45 engraved maps & plates, many folding. Folio. Original boards, rebacked in calf. An honest, unsophisticated copy in very good condition, plate 1 supplied from another copy. [xii], lii, 391, [iv](explanation of plates), [vi](index to both volumes)pp.; [iv], pp.393-612, 75, [iv](explanation of plates)pp. London, Thomas Woodward, Until the 19th century Kaempfer's 'History of Japan' was regarded as the single most important source about Japan. Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716), a German doctor with an urge to travel, joined the Swedish embassy to Persia under Louis Fabricius in 1683. Rather than return home to Europe he travelled throughout Persia and India (1684-89) and eventually made his way to Java where he signed up with the Dutch East India Company (VOC) who sent him to Nagasaki in 1690. Working as a surgeon he lived on Deshima island for close to four years and spent much of his spare time studying the language, history, medicine and botany of Japan. With the help of his interpreter Imamura Gen'eimon Eisei (1671-1736) he formed an important collection of books, maps, and artefacts which he managed to take back with him to Europe (the collection is now in the British Library). Twice he was allowed to make the journey to Edo on the annual mission (Edo sanpu) to visit the Shogun. He secretly took a compass which gave him the opportunity to collect the most accurate geographical information to date of the region along the Tokaido and parts of Kyushu. Amongst the beautifully engraved plates are nine section maps of the journey to Edo and it is the combination of these maps with the descriptive text that is of a precision and detail hitherto unknown. The 'History of Japan' was first published by C. Scheuchzer (1702-29), librarian to Sir Sloane (1660-1753) who had acquired Kaempfer's manuscripts as well as his collection after his death. It contains a wealth of information on Japanese customs, culture, medicine (acupuncture), and botany. The present first edition with the date of 1727 on the title is particularly rare. It does not include the 'Second Appendix' which was only issued in the following year. Cordier, 414-415; Streit VI, 1429; Laures, 594; Landwehr 530. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Monumentum sive Columbarium libertorum et servorum Liviae Augustae et Caearum Romae deductum in Via Appia . Anno 1726. Ab Antonio Francisco Gorio presbytero Baptisterii Florentini descriptum, et XX. Aere incisis Tabulis illustratum adjectis notis clariss. V. Antonii Mariae Salvinii.

      Typis Regiae Celsitudinis apud Tartinium et Franchium, Firenze 1727 - in-4° (340x240 mm); leg. moderna in mezza pelle e tela ai piatti, con titolo in oro al tassello colorato in rosso, dorso liscio, tagli spruzzati di colore rosso; pp. XXXVI + 254 + (2); bellissime incisioni calcografiche al frontespizio, in corrispondenza di testate, capilettera e finali; numerosissime riproduzioni a stampa in b.n. nel testo raffiguranti epigrafi ed iscrizioni, incise su monumenti o lapidi, descritte nel testo; 21 tavole incise, di cui 1 tav. f.t. in corrispondenza della pag. XXV e 20 tavv. in fondo, di cui alcune doppie e ripiegate; caratteri rossi e neri al frontespizio. Prima edizione e una delle prime opere pubblicate dal grande archeologo Antonio Francesco Gori (1691-1757). Opera di pregio e di particolare interesse archeolgico, in cui l'A. descrive, indaga e illustra il "Colombario" (monumento funebre), scoperto sulla Via Appia nel 1726, eretto per lo schiavo e i servi di Livia Drusilla (Julia Augusta) (58 a.C. - 29 d.C.), madre di Tiberio, seconda moglie di Augusto. Il Colombario, una tomba comune e deposito per le urne, conteneva le ceneri dei morti (liberi e schiavi) della famiglia di Livia. Le incisioni alle testate ed ai finali dell'opera illustrano gemme antiche ed altri preziosi reperti di piccola scala, provenienti da collezioni contemporanee. Le belle tavole mostrano il Colombario, un piano, le sale di sepoltura con una miriade di nicchie lungo le pareti, una serie di sarcofagi romani decorati, e altre antichità funerarie ritrovate in quel luogo. Ogni tavola è dedicata ad un mecenate influente, tra i quali Joseph Smith e Sir Thomas Dereham. La scoperta del Colombario aveva anche catturato l'attenzione dell'allora direttore delle antichità di Roma, Francesco Bianchini, che ha pubblicato le sue scoperte nel libro "Camera ed iscrizioni sepolcrali . della casa d'Augusto", che è apparso nello stesso anno. Rif.: IT\ICCU\VEAE\002437. OCLC, 23645736. Cicognara 3750; Rosetti, Rome, 5464; Borroni 8100. Cond.: Opera completa, in ottime condizioni generali, con carta che canta e con rari difetti peraltro di lieve entità (leggera macchia d'umido alle prime cinque carte, non interessante il testo; a pag. 9 mancanza di una piccola porzione di angolo non interessante il testo; a pag. 49 macchie d'inchiostro blu non interessanti il testo; le carte delle tavv. XII, XIX e XX sono tagliate inferiormente con leggera perdita dei titoli delle tavv. stesse). -- FIRST EDITION AND ONE OF THE EARLIEST WORKS PUBLISHED BY THE GREAT ANTIQUARY GORI, DESCRIBING AND ILLUSTRATING THE COLUMBARIUM (FUNERAL MONUMENT), DISCOVERED IN ROME ON THE VIA APPIA IN 1726. Hardcover, with 21 engraved plates (13 double-page), 3 engraved tail-pieces, 2 engraved head-pieces, 3 engraved initials, many woodcuts of funerary inscriptions in the text, title-page printed in red and black and with large engraved vignette; a very good, large, clean and crisp copy recently re-bound in quarter vellum and cloth, spine with gilt lettered red painted label, red speckled edges. First edition and one of the earliest works published by the great antiquary A.F. Gori (1691-1757). He describes, investigates and illustrates the "Columbarium" (funeral monument) at the Via Appia, discovered on the Via Appia in 1726. It was erected for the slave and servants of Livia Drusilla (Julia Augusta) (58 BC - 29 AD), mother of Tiberius, 2nd wife of Augustus. The Columbarium, a communal tomb and repository for urns, contained the ashes of dead men (free and slaves) from the household of Livia. The work is sumptuously produced with fine head- and tail-pieces incorporating ancient gems and other small-scale antiquities from contemporary collections. The fine plates show the Columbarium, a plan, the burial halls with its myriad niches lining the walls, a number of fine decorated Roman sarcophagi, and other funerary antiquities discovered there. Each plate is dedicated to an influential patron, among them Joseph Smith and Sir Thomas Dereham.The discovery of the Columbarium also ca 1 [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. To which are prefix'd, several copies of verses explanatory and commendatory; never before printed.

      Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle Temple Gate in Fleet-street. 1727 - Four parts bound in two volumes. [28], v-xii, 148pp; [6], 164pp; [6], 155 [1]p, preliminary ad. leaf; [8], 199, [1]pp, portrait frontispiece, 5 engraved maps, and an engraved plate. 8vo. Tear with loss of text to A3 (contents leaf) vol. II from wax adhesion with verso of Plate III, undamaged though wax visible through plate, some browning & foxing, the first titlepage & frontispiece dusted, old waterstain at head from attempt to remove later 18th century signature. Later e.ps & pastedowns. Contemporary calf, recased, not recently, retaining original backstrips, later morocco labels; corners neatly repaired, some abrasions to boards, inner leading hinges cracked but firm. Signature of Samuel Coote Martin, 1787, on titlepages. Overall a perfectly good copy. ESTC T139025; Teerink 293. The second edition (4th octavo edition) printed May 4th 1727. The first edition to contain the verses which had been separately printed in March 1727. The portrait frontispiece is in 2nd state, first issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Historie van het Leven des Heeren Huig de Groot. Dordrecht, Braam

      1727 - First Edition. Folio, (24), 456pp, contemporary blind tooled vellum with raised bands, engraved portrait of Grotius [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Expeditio Hispanica apostoli S. Jacobi Maioris. [ 2 volumes ]

      (Lissabon), Ulyssipone Occidentali , 1727-1732. 2 vols. Folio (35,5x26 cm). Contemporary vellum, spines with ribbons, with title-labels (a few sl. imperf.). Vol. 1: (xxxii), 916, (iv) pp. Vol. 2: p. 917-1580, 148 pp. (index 1-3 and gen. Index). (a few quires browned, several leaves seriously browned, due to the paper; convent stamps on titles and in a few margins). ? Old ownership inscription on half-titles. See picture 'Exposición en verano 2012 en Rias Baixas: El Concello de Nigrán ofrere una muestra con más de una veintena de libros antiguos, i.a. Expeditio?. ?En esas fechas de 1733 en Portugal se affirmaba que esta obra era la mas copiosa, la más exacta y le mejor escrita de todas que habian publicado sobre la visita de Santiago a España?. A very rare and learned work proving the historical truth of the legend of the travels of St. James and the genuineness of his famous relics.'

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         A TREATISE ON THE LAWS OF NATURE. Made English from the Latin by John Maxwell. To Which Is Prefixi'd an Introduction Concerning Mistaken Notions Which the Heathens Had of the Deity, and the Defects in Their Morality, Whence the Usefulness of Revelation..

      London: Printed by R. Phillips; and Sold by J. Knapton, 1727. ...May Appear. At the End is subjoin'd, An Appendix, containing two Discourses. I. Concerning the Immateriality of Thinking Substance. 2. Concerning the Obligation, Promulgation, and Observance, of the Law of Nature." Thick quarto in four parts with separate title pages. A very good copy newly rebound in handsome three-quarter calf with hand marbled paper covered boards. Raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments and red morocco labels titled in gilt. Title page printed in red and black. Illustrated with copper plate engravings including an armorial headpiece and two fold-out plates depicting the nervous system and the solar system. A very handsome copy of this scarce book. . Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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         1727 Anthropologia Nova James Drake MEDICINE Smallpox Human Anatomy Surgery

      London: printed for W. and J. Innys, 1727. - 1727 Anthropologia Nova James Drake MEDICINE Smallpox Human Anatomy Surgery James Drake was a 17th-century English physician and political activist. He was known for his political view points, but his most significant contribution was his medical treatise entitled “Anthropologia Nova”. This work was a collaboration of medical though between drake and William Cowper. While many other medical books were in the medical cannon, this book was important as it contained a theory on acquiring immunity to smallpox! This fine 1727 edition includes ~80 illustrated engravings depicting human anatomy in great detail. These illustrations include: muscle systems, reproductive organs, the heart, bones, medical tools, nerves, and more. It is exceedingly rare to find this book complete in all respects, including the inclusion of the Appendix with all of the expected plates. An absolute treasure! Item number: #1416 Price: $1950 DRAKE, James Anthropologia nova, or a New system of anatomy, describing the animal oeconomy, and a short rationale of many distempers incident to human bodies London: printed for W. and J. Innys, 1727. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 3 volume set o v.1/2 – 27 engraved plates o v.3 – Appendix, 51 engraved plates • References: ESTC, T 148837 • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Language: English • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1416 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages celebres & remarquables faits de Perse aux Indes Orientales, par le Sr. Jean-Albert de Mandelslo, Gentilhomme des Ambassadeurs due Duc de Holstein en Moscovie & Perse. Contenant une description nouvelle & tres-curieuse de l\'Indostan, de l\'Empire du Grand-Mogol, des iles & presquiles de l\'Orient, des royaumes des Siam, du Japon, de la Chine, du Congo. Band 2

      Michel Charles Le Cene 1727 Michel Charles Le Cene, Amsterdam, 1727. 14 Blatt, 440 Spalten und Spalte 441 bis 808, 37 Blatt mit zusammen 41 (15 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln (statt ?) Tafeln, Halbledereinband der Zeit, Titel in rot u. schwarz gedruckt, quart, (etwas berieben u. bestoßen / unteres Kapital größer ausgebrochen / einige Seiten lose / Tafeln unkomplett) - Ebert 15085, Querard VI, 479, Brunet IV, 178 / Letzte französische Ausgabe / Die Tafeln überwiegend mit schönen Ansichten, die Textkupfer mit Darstellungen von Kostümen, Flora und Fauna, Sitten und Gebräuche der Eingeborenen ect. - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Orient,Ethnologie/Erdkunde

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