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        Schat-kamer ofte konst der stier-lieden, Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. With woodcut illustration of a ship's pilot with a plumb line and navigational instruments by Adriaan Le Duc (1693-1729) on title-page, 4 engraved plates (3 folding and 1 full-page). Further with many woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), and letterpress tables of tides and solar and lunar positions.Including: (2) VLACQ, Adriaen. De Tafelen der sinuum, tangentium en secantium, ofte der hoekmaten, raaklynen en snylynen. Amsterdam, Joannes Loots, 1702. Primarily with letterpress tables of logarithms and trigonometric functions, the present copy lacking those for logarithms. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.

      - Crone Library 373 & 374; cf. Bierens de Haan 5196 (1727 ed.); Cat. NHSM, p. 672 (1713 ed. plus 1707 ed. of Tafelen alone); STCN (1727 ed., plus 1707 ed. of Tafelen alone), WorldCat (1710 ed.). Very rare first edition of a standard practical manual on the art of navigation, by the virtually unknown Klaas de Vries, teacher of mathematics in Amsterdam. In the preface De Vries summarises the content of the book, which is profusely illustrated (mostly with diagrams) and includes letterpress tables of the tides, the time lag between the positions of the sun and moon for the years 1701-1710, the declination of the sun, etc., as well as 4 engraved plates of a compass rose, the use of the Jakob's staff, the "Platte Paskaart" and the "Wassende graadige paskaart". The work is concluded by sections on the winds one can encounter on the journey from Holland to the Dutch East Indies; how to sail to the East Indies in autumn, during monsoons, etc. Ad 2: The corrected Loots edition of tables of trigonometric functions and logarithms. The note to the reader explicitly states that the tables are based on those published by Adriaen Vlacq in 1665 (Tabulae sinuum .), but that they have been corrected, in part based on comparisons with the folio editions of Pitiscus for the trigonometric functions and Henry Briggs for the logarithms. The present copy lacks the tables of logarithms, but its collation and signing otherwise agrees with the somewhat irregular ones given in Crone. Good copy, the Schat-kamer complete with the errata leaf. The Tafelen lacks the two tables of logarithms (45 leaves, 2A1-M1). Binding somewhat dirty and stained, with the head of the spine chipped and cracked. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mémoire sur les colonies Américaines, sur leurs relations politques avec leurs métropoles, et sur la manière dont la France et L'Espagne ont dû envisager les suites de l'indépendance des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique.Paris, Pierre-Samuel Dupont, 1791. 8vo. 19th-century half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Cat. Goldsmith I, 14728; Kress B2230; Sabin 97456. First separate edition of a revolutionary treatise on the relations between the American colonies and the colonising countries by the French economist Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727-1781). He explains his theory that the colonising countries should withdraw from the colonies on a friendly basis allowing the colonies to have their own goverment and trade with other countries independently. When the colonising countries would grant the colonies independence, they could still have the benefit of trading and settling there. The treatise was already composed in 1776 at the request of King Louis XVI, who solicited his ministers' opinions regarding the proper French policy toward the American Revolution. It was first published as Reflexions rédigées. in Mazzei's Recherches historiques et politiques (1788).A very good copy, only a few small spots. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Atlas Portatif Pour Servir a L'intelligence Des Auteurs Classiques. Par M. L'abbe Grenet Professeur Au College de Lisieux. Dedie a L'universite de Paris

      Paris, nd c1782. Undetermined. good to very good. 1st Edition. 2p.l. 29 double-paged mapspp. Small Quarto in green paper covered boards. Slightly warped and splitting at joints. Double-page engraved title page and 29 double-page maps, by cartographer Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), coloured in outline including 2 world maps and 6 maps dealing with the Americas. Some minor foxing in the margins of a few maps else an nice copy of a scarce atlas. good to very good A valuable atlas for its contemporary maps of countries, regions and continents. Ex Lib. Loxwood House with their bookplate. Contemporary inscription of Cecil Bisshopp dated 1799. Also with an interesting small town plan of a walled city pasted to the front paste down. 1782

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        Curieuse Nachricht von Erfindungen und Erfindern der Wissenschaften, Künste und Handwercken, Mit angeführten Autoren in bequemer Kürtze nach Alphabetischer Ordnuung eingerichtet.

      12. 167 (1) S. Brosch. Exlibris. Papierbed. leicht gebräunt. In gutem Zustand. Holzmann- Boh. III, 5949 Humpert 3605 Dunnhaupt 19.1 - Erklärung zahlreicher Berufe und technischer Begriffe, "mit über 500 kurzen Artikeln zu den verschiedensten Berufszweigen, darunter Ärzte, Barbiere, Drucker, Buchbinder, Stecher, Weber, Fassbinder, Uhrmacher, Lehrer, Rosenkreuzer, Farber, Brauer ... über Mikroskope, Schusswaffen, Musikinstrumente, Tabak, Fernrohre. Das Werk erwies sich als so populär, dass es durch Ergänzungen von fremder Hand schließlich den Grundstock zu Johann Hubner, Curioses und Reales Natur und Bergwerks-Lexikon, Leipzig 1727, bilden sollte" (Dünnhaupt).

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        Séjour de Paris: c'est à dire, instructions fidéles pour les Voiageurs de condition: comment ils se doivent conduire s'ils veulent faire un bon usage de leur tems & argent durant leur séjour à Paris: comme aussi une Description suffisante de la Cour de France, du Parlement, de l'Université, des Academies & Bibliothéques: avec une Liste des plus celébres Savans, Artisans, & autres choses remarquables qu'on trouve dans cette grande & fameuse Ville

      Engraved vignette on title, folding map, & 60 engraved plates. Title-page printed in red and black, 7 p.l., 420 pp.; 1 p.l., 421-630 pp., [27] leaves. Two vols. in one. Thick 8vo, cont. speckled sheep, spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Leiden: J. van Abcoude, 1727. First edition in French (1st ed., in German: 1718), of this richly illustrated and scarce book; it is one of the best guides to Paris of the early 18th century. Nemeitz (1679-1753), a German scholar who traveled widely in Europe, served as a tutor for various members of the Italian and French nobility. Due to his profession, Nemeitz was familiar with many of the great cities of the Continent, where he sought out lesser-known "curiosities" as well as the standard sights. Following a two-year residence in Paris, he wrote the present work as a detailed guide. Not only does he provide "touristic" suggestions to go to gardens and cathedrals, he also instructs the reader on the skills necessary to ingratiate oneself with Parisian high society - fluency in German, French and Latin is essential, as well as a wide-ranging knowledge. The present work also contains profiles of prominent aristocrats and public figures such as Louis XV, the Duke of Orléans, the Prince of Condé, and the Archbishop of Paris. This book offers a rich perspective on the life of the upper-class in early 18th-century Paris with chapters discussing: "how one must dress," "conversation with the fairer sex," "coffee shops," "visiting public and private libraries," "necessary expenses," "preservation of health," and "in what season and what way one must see the royal chateaux around Paris." The 60 engraved plates depict the most famous buildings in Paris and its environs, accompanied by histories and architectural descriptions. Nice copy. This was a rather popular work which underwent several editions in both German and French. Unidentified 19th-century bookplate on front paste-down and early 20th-century engraved bookplate on verso of title. ? Brunet, Vol. IV, 36- "Il est curieux pour l'histoire de Paris au commencement du XVIIIe siècle." N.B.G., Vol. 37, cols. 649-50.

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        Reyze door Vrankryk, Italien, Duytsland, Switserland, &c., Behelsende, een nette verklaring en beschryving van de regte toestand aller Roomse kerken, kloosters, konventen, en ordens van geestelijken, van allerley zoort...The Hague, Meyndert Uytwerf and Engelbregt Boucquet, 1700. 4to. With engraved allegorical frontispiece, and 8 full-page engraved plates by Hillebrand van der Aa. Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Cox I, p. 114 (Rotterdam ed. of 1727); Thieme & Becker I, p. 1; Tiele, Bibl. 918; Waller, p. 1. Original and only Dutch edition of an account of a curious voyage trough France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland, made by a former Roman Catholic priest to expose all uses and abuses of the Roman Catholic Church. The work consists of 3 parts; a short treatise on the Roman Catholic Jubilee Year is added by the anonymous translator. Binding slightly rubbed. Good copy of a rare and curious travel book, occasionally slightly browned, with the bookplate of Peter von Hemert.

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        Nouveau Voyage D'Italie

      Henry Van Bulderen, 1727. Leather Bound. Very Good. 12mo. 3 volume set. Hardcover. Bound in contemporary leather. Early speckled calf, ribbed gilt-decorated spines, red morocco labels, edges marbled. Bindings moderately worn, contents very good condition. Includes several lovely fold out pages of antiquities and places of interest. Of Protestant heritage, Maximilien Mission fled France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1683. Mission's Voyage to Italy was written from his experience during his Grand Tour of Europe. Mission's guide describes 18th century Italy's notable cities, sites, and antiquities. His book serves as an excellent first-hand account of the period and presents lively details about his travels.

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      London. 1727. 4X3 CTM. R. Wilkin. Piel con relieves. Profusamente ilustrada con 14 bellos grabados a la madera. Extremadamente rara edición de la Biblia, Antiguo y Nuevo Testamento y considerada la mas pequeña en impresión tradicional a parte de ser una de las mas pequeñas del mundo logicamente. Prodigioso. Ref Min 5. London. 4X3 1727. CTM. R. Wilkin. Embossed leather. Profusely illustrated with 14 beautiful antique wood. Extremely rare edition of the Bible, Old and New Testament and considered the smallest in traditional print besides being one of the smallest in the world logically. Prodigious. Ref 5 Min

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        The hermit: or, the unparallel'd sufferings and surprising adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, an Englishman: who was lately discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol merchant, upon an uninhabited island in the South-Sea; where he has lived above fifty years, without any human assistance; still continues to reside, and will not come away.London, printed for J. Wren, J. Jefferies and J. Fuller, 1751. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece and engraved map. Contemporary tanned sheepskin.

      ESTC (7 copies); Gove, pp. 262-268; Howgego, Invented narratives, L45; cf. Sabin 66952; Ullrich IV, pp. 118-119. Rare third edition of a popular account of an imaginary voyage and robinsonade, written by Peter Longueville. The first edition was published in 1727, and "became an enormously popular work, rivalling Defoe's Robinson Crusoe , of which it is possibly the best imitation" (Howgego). The story tells about the imaginative Englishman Philip Quarll, who shipwrecked near an uninhabited island in the South Sea where he continued to live for almost fifty years. It starts with the voyage of the Bristol merchant Edward Dorrington, who discovered Quarll in 1725. He gives an extensive account of Quarll's life, starting with his adventures in England, where he married three wives before becoming a merchant seaman. Stranding on the island, he had to build a home and survive. The book relates remarkable events involving sea monsters and Quarll's pet monkey Beaufidelle. "Apart from occasional intrusions by bloodthirsty Indians and marauding Russian pirates, life in his 'second Garden of Eden' is carefree and idyllic, so much so that he refuses Dorrington's invitation to return to England" (Howgego).Somewhat browned, foxed and with a few marginal water stains. Overall a good copy. Corners of binding bumped and worn, hinges cracked, lacking the front flyleaf.

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        Prospectus d'un nouveau dictionnaire de commerce. Including: Catalogue d'une bibliotheque d'économie politique.Paris, Les freres Estienne, 1769. 8vo. Contemporary tan calf, gold-tooled spine, gold triple fillet border on both sides, gold fillet on board edges, gold-tooled turn-ins, decorative endpapers (block-printed in gold), edges gilt over marbling.

      Einaudi 4024; Goldsmith 10507; Kress 6663; WorldCat (4 copies). Fine copy of an interesting and very extensive prospectus, by André Morellet (1727-1819), announcing a new commercial dictionary in 5 folio volumes and calling for subscriptions. He first explains why a new dictionary is needed, extensively describing the first commercial dictionary in Europe of Jacques Savary des Brûlons. He also mentions English dictionaries of commerce. He found all these dictionaries far from complete, omitting many interesting details and says they are not as universal as they claim. So in the present prospectus Morellet proposes a new, complete, universal commercial dictionary, and describes the differences between his planned dictionary and the existing ones. The prospectus is very detailed and well organised, no doubt because he needed to convince his public of the need for such an extensive and therefore probably expensive dictionary. Morellet worked on his dictionary for 20 years before the French Revolution interrupted him, but never published the dictionary itself.With a couple rust spots in the paper and occasional very minor foxing, but otherwise in fine condition. The binding shows a few scrapes and scratches on the boards and is slightly worn at the hinges, but still very good. A remarkably detailed record of a project that unfortunately never came to fruition.

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        Pest-Beschreibung Und Infections-Ordnung. Welche Vormahls in besondern Tractaten heraus gegeben / nunmehro aber in ein Werck zusammen gezogen/ Samt Der Anno 1713. zu Wienn in Oesterreich fürgewesten Contagion, mit denen dargegen gemacht- und beschriebenen Veranstaltungen/ Dem gemeinen Weesen zum Besten in Druck befördert.

      Wien, Andreas Heyinger 1727 - Doppelblattgroße Ansicht der Karlskirche in Kupfer nach Salomon Kleiner, 4 Bll., 489, (22) Seiten. Pergamentband der Zeit.- Erste Ausgabe!- Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren, vordere untere Ecken mit Fehlstellen, angeschmutzt.- Text papierbedingt gebräunt (meist schwach, nur Innendeckel und Vorsätze stark), noch gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Botanicon Parisiense. Botanicon ou Dénombrement par ordre alphabétique des plantes qui se trouvent aux environs de Paris. Compris dans la Carte de la Prevoté & de l'Election de la dite Ville par le Sieur Danet Gendre année MDCCXXII. Avec plusieurs Descriptions des Plantes, leurs Synonymes, le Tems de fleurir & de grainer Et une Critique des Auteurs de Botanique par feu Monsieur Sébastien Vaillant, De l'Académie Royale des Sciences, & Demonstrateur des Plantes au Jardin Royal de Paris.

      Verbeek et Lakeman, Leide et Amsterdam 1727 - Un volume in-folio (47,5 cm x 30 cm), 36-XII-(4)6205 (1)-12 pages. Un portrait gravé de Sébastien Vaillant par Houbraken. Une grande carte dépliante gravée de l'Archevêché de Paris divisé en ses trois Archidiaconnez et en ses deux Archiprêtrez et sept Doyennez Ruraux dressée et mis au jour Par ordre de son Emminence Monseigneur le Cardinal de Noailles. Trente trois-planches gravées contenant plus de trois cent cinquante figures (plantes) dessinées par Claude Aubriet, Peintre du Cabinet du Roy. Veau havane granité, dos à nerfs ornés de filets et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches mouchetées (Reliure de l'époque). Coiffes usagées, coins émoussés, mors et coupes frottés. Un petit manque au dos. Quelques épidermures. Précieux exemplaire complet de toutes ses gravures dans une reliure d'époque. Il a appartenu au botaniste Gustave Thuret (1817-1875) (signature datée 1843) qui l'a annoté au crayon. Notre exemplaire contient aussi un feuillet manuscrit reprenant le détail de certaines planches. Pour plus de détails sur cet ouvrage, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zee-rechten, Including: -Zee-rechten, dat is dat hoogste ende oudste Gotlandtsche water-recht, dat de ghemeene koopliedende en schippers geordineert ende gemaeckt hebben tot Wisbuy.-WEYTSEN, Quintyn. Tractaet van avaryen, -Ordonnantie der kamer van assuerantie en avarye, der steden Amsteldam, Rotterdam, Middelburgh, &c.-[Drop-title:] Copye. Tol-rollen in den orizond, -[Drop-title:] Nieuwe ordonnantie ende instructie, beroerende het stuck van de pilotage, Amsterdam, Pieter and Karel van Rijschooten, 1710. With a woodcut vignette on the general title-page, and a woodcut illustration of a ship on the 3 part-titles. With: (2) GLINS, Taco. Aenmerckingen ende bedenckingen over de zee-rechten, Amsterdam, Cornelis van der Stolk, 1727. With t

      - Ad 1: STCN (6 copies); cf. Cat. NHSM, pp. 941-944 (other eds.); Kress 758, 2104 & 2275(other eds.); ad 2: Cat. NHSM, p. 945; NNBW III, cols. 470-471; cf. Kress 1892 (1695 ed.). Ad 1: reissue of the enlarged and corrected 1707 edition of a collection of texts regarding maritime law. It contains the Medieval laws of Wisby, the laws of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V of 1551, the laws of Philip II of Spain of 1563 (including articles on the equipage of ships, the rights of sailors and merchants, and insurance), the laws of the Hanse, and the regulations of the city of Amsterdam (including regulations for voyages to Rotterdam, Utrecht, Antwerp, Rouen, London and Hamburg). It was first published in 1532, followed by numerous editions well into the 18th century. It is followed by a merchant's guide on the insurance of ships and merchandise at sea by Quintyn Weytsen, here enlarged and corrected by the Dutch legal scholar Simon van Leeuwen. The third part contains the insurance regulations of various Dutch merchant cities, the fourth part is a list of import taxes of various goods, and the fifth part gives the regulations for ships’ pilots.Ad 2: Fourth edition of Van Glins's commentary on the maritime laws of Philip II of Spain of 1563. It was first published in 1665 and "remained the standard work on the Dutch maritime law for a long time" ("Bleef langen tijd het standaardwerk over het Nederlandsche zeerecht", NNBW). It gives extensive commentary on all the articles from the laws of Philip II of Spain, concerning the equipage of ships, the rights of sailors and merchants, and insurance, as issued in ad 1.With an embossed library and deaccession stamp on title-page. Slightly browned and some foxing. Good copy.

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        Die Löbliche Herren Herren Stände Deß Ertz-Hertzogthumb Oesterreich ob der Ennß. Als: Prälaten, Herren, Ritter, und Städte, Oder Genealog- Und Historische Beschreibung von deroselben Ankunfft, Stifft, Erbau- und Fort-Pflantzung, Wapen, Schild und Helmen, Ihren Clöstern, Herrschaften, Schlössern, und Städten, &c. &c.: Mit sondern Fleiß zusammen getragen durch dero Mitglid und gewesten Verordneten.

      Passau, Gabriel Mangold 1727/1732 u. Supplementum 1733.. Bde. 1 u. 2 (v. 3). 4°. 28 Bll., 714 S., 6 Bll. u. Supplementum oder Anhang zum Ersten Theil: 1 Bl., 81 S., 2 Bll.; Anderter Theil: 13 Bll., 862 S., 6 Bll. Mit 148 Wappentaf, zahlr. oft gefalt. Stammtaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Einbde. stark berieb. In Bd. 1 S. 447 Buchschmuck m. Wappen überklebt. Fehlstelle auf S. 298, ohne Textverlust., vereinzelt springende Pagina. Graesse III, 316; VD18 12737151

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        Alexipharmaca. Io. Gorraeo Parisiensi medico interprete.Paris, Michel de Vascosan, 1549. 8vo. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      - Bird 1727; Durling 3338; cf. N. Wilson, Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2006), pp. 503-505. First Paris edition of a work on antidotes, by the Greek poet and physician Nicander of Colophon, (fl. second century BC). "Nicander wrote at least 20 works, of which two survive: Theriaca on poisonous creatures, with remedies against their stings and bites, and Alexipharmaca on antidotes to poisons. Both are indebted to Apollodorus" (Wilson). The present edition gives the text in Greek with the Latin translation, along with annotations by the Parisian pharmacist Jean de Gorris (1505-1577). "After a poem addressed to Protagoras of Cyzicus, [the Alexipharmaca] presents 22 substances and entities - animal, vegetable, and mineral - that are fatal or harmful to human beings. Some of the more notorious toxic substances known to antiquity are included: hemlock, aconite, opium, henbane and blister beetle. In each case, the poet first describes the symptoms produced by the poison, and then the antidotes" (Wilson).With bookplates of the Trotter family of Mortonhall and F.B. Lorch, and early owner's and auction inscriptions. Bookblock almost completely detached from binding, with a large waterstain in the upper right corner and slightly smudged margins, otherwise in good condition.

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        Plan / de la ville / et Fortesse / de / Lodi / dans le Duché / de / Milan

      1727. Pianta planimetrica della città, autore raramente menzionato nelle pubblicazioni di stampe antiche inerenti le città italiane. Molto rara

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        Die Löbliche Herren Herren Stände Deß Ertz-Hertzogthumb Oesterreich ob der Ennß. Als: Prälaten, Herren, Ritter, und Städte, Oder Genealog- Und Historische Beschreibung von deroselben Ankunfft, Stifft, Erbau- und Fort-Pflantzung, Wapen, Schild und Helmen, Ihren Clöstern, Herrschaften, Schlössern, und Städten, &c. &c.: Mit sondern Fleiß zusammen getragen durch dero Mitglid und gewesten Verordneten.

      Passau, Gabriel Mangold 1727/1732 u. Supplementum 1733. - Bde. 1 u. 2 (v. 3). 4°. 28 Bll., 714 S., 6 Bll. u. Supplementum oder Anhang zum Ersten Theil: 1 Bl., 81 S., 2 Bll.; Anderter Theil: 13 Bll., 862 S., 6 Bll. Mit 148 Wappentaf, zahlr. oft gefalt. Stammtaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Einbde. stark berieb. In Bd. 1 S. 447 Buchschmuck m. Wappen überklebt. Fehlstelle auf S. 298, ohne Textverlust., vereinzelt springende Pagina. Graesse III, 316; VD18 12737151 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Löbliche Herren Stände Deß Ertz-Hertzogthumb Oesterreich ob der Ennß. Als: Prälaten, Herren, Ritter, und Städte, oder Genealog- Und Historische Beschreibung von deroselben Ankunft, Stifft, Erbau- und Fort-Pflanzung, Wapen, Schild, und Helmen, Ihren Clöstern, Herschafften, Schlössern, und Städten. Erster und Anderter Theil.

      Gabriel Mangold, Passau, 1727. 2 v. ([56], 714 S., [12] p. (Register), [2], 81 p. (Supplementum), [4] p. (Register & Errata); [26], 862 p., [12] p. (Register)), 4° (33 cm), piena pelle il I v., mezza pergamena il II volume. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo, più evidenti alle legature che presentano alcuni difetti soprattutto alle estremità dei piatti e del dorso, usuali bruniture dovute al tipo di carta. Mit zahlreichen Textkupfern und 24 mehrfach gefalt. Stammtafeln (in der Kollation). Erste Ausgabe, der fehlende dritte Band erschien erst 1747. - Coreth 129. Wurzbach IX, 186: "Ein bleibendes Denkmal, ein Werk für den Genealogen, Diplomatiker und Historiker noch heut von großem Werthe". - "In der ersten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts war der Freiherr Johann Georg Adam von Hoheneck (1669 - 1754) eine der bemerkenswertesten Persönlichkeiten des oberösterreichischen Adels, die als ständischer Politiker, wissenschaftlicher Sammler, Genealoge und Zeithistoriker hervortrat. An seinen adeligen Zeitgenossen kritisierte er, daß sie in den Städten wohnten, viel Geld ausgaben und die Zeit mit Spielen und Banketten verbrachten. Er selbst trug in seinem Schloss Schlüsselberg bei Grieskirchen in Fortsetzung der Arbeiten Streins, von dessen adelsgeschichtlicher Sammlung er eigenhändig 14 Bände kopierte, Enenkels und Preuenhuebers eine Fülle geschichtlicher Quellen zusammen, die er für seine dreibändige Genealogie die Stände ob der Enns verwertete. Dieses Werk gilt als Abschluss der ständisch-genealogischen Geschichtsschreibung in

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        Trattato della pratica di Geometria. In cui oltre i principi di essa vi sono molti insegnamenti intorno alle varie Misure di Terre, Acque, Fieni, Pietre, Grani, Fabbbriche, ed Altor, Seconde l'uso di Verona, e dit altre Citta d'Italian, raccolti dall'Opere di molti Autori, e dall' Experienza a comodo degli Studiosi di tal Profession da Lodovico Perini Pubblico Ingegnere, ed Architetto Veronese

      In Verona Per Pierantonio Berno Stampatore e Librario nella Via de' Leoni 1727 - 4to, 22 x 150 mms., pp. [x], 152, with woodcut vignette on title-page, and numerous engraved vignettes in text, original limp paper boards, with title in ink (but faded) on front cover, visible stitching; front hinge open with cords exposed, covers a bit soiled, small defects on spine, but a reasonable copy with a very clean text. This was one of the last publications of the gifted architect and mathematician, Lodovico Perini (1685 - 1731). He studied practical geometry and perspective with the Gasparo Bighignato guide and later Domenico Rossetti. Perini aimed to make the principles of geometry applicable to practical activities and undertakings in land management, surveying, architecture, etc. The woodcut engravings in the text provide very useful visual guides to measuring dimensions, calculating volume, and constructing tools and implements. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ, Traduction Nouvelle. Avec une pratique et une Priere ... Par le R.P. de Gonnelieu, de la Compagnie de Jesus. Nouvelle edition. [In Four Volumes]

      Chez Claude Robustel. LEATHER BOUND. B071W5CD5J In French, and the Ordinary of the Mass (which precedes this translation of The Imitation of Christ) is in both French and Latin. 1727 Chez Claude Robustel (Paris), four 5 x 7 3/8 inches tall full leather bound volumes, ruled covers, elaborate gilt decorations and gilt-lettered burgundy leather labels to spines, all page edges red, marbled endpapers, [Vol. 1] liv, [2], 206; [Vol. 2] 207-352; [Vol. 3] 353-534; [Vol. 4] 535-677 pp. Includes a two-page catalogue of publisher Claude Robustel's work. Lacking the Pierre Giffart engravings mentioned in the listings of the two French libraries which hold the only institutional copies found by OCLC (Cat. No. 490232683) worldwide, but otherwise complete in all respects. Light to moderate rubbing and edgewear to the covers. A couple of pinhole size holes, impacting a couple of words in the Approbation at the rear of Volume 4. A few pages with slight, mostly marginal staining, and a few creased page tips. Otherwise, in very good condition - clean, bright and unmarked, of this extremely rare issue, which hasn't come up to an auction recorded by ABPC over the past several decades. A handsome set with a splendid shelf appearance. Reference: Augustin De Backer, Essai Bibliographique sur le Livre De Imitatione Christi, 876. ~LR1~A rare translation of this immortal devotional work derived from the French version first published in Paris in 1712 by French Jesuit theologian, ascetical writer and preacher Jerome de Gonnelieu (1640-1715), with relevant observations and prayers following each of the book's many chapters. Most scholars - and the two French libraries which hold copies (Bibliotheque nationale de France and Bibliotheque interuniversitaire Sainte-Genevieve) - credit Nancy, France printer John-Baptiste Cusson for the primary translation, saying Gonnelieu's prinicipal contribution was the observations following each chapter. The Imitation of Christ was first written by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa 1380-1471) as four separate books completed between 1420 and 1427, at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands. He wrote these works for the instruction of novices of his Augustinian monastic order, followers of Geert Groote's Brethren of the Common Life. But the writings quickly became popular among all the literate faithful. There is probably no other book apart from the Bible which has been printed in so many editions and translations. . Very Good. 1727. First Edition.

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        Den Danske Comoedies Ligbegængelse, Med Taliæ Afskeeds Tale, Forestillet Til allersidste Slutning Af De Danske Acteurs Den 25 Februarii 1727.

      1727 1727 - Kiøbenhavn, 1746. Trykt udi Hans Kongel. Majests. og Universitæts-Bogtrykker, af Johan Jørgen Høpffner. 8vo. [16] s. Gennemgåend rent eksemplar indbundet i nyt helpergament i gammel stil. * På grund af manglende indtægter måtte teatret i Lille Grønnegade lukke i slutningen af februar 1727, og til den sidste forestilling skrev Holberg en lille epilog; manuskriptet forsvandt, men mange år senere fandt man en afskrift, som efter Holbergs godkendelse blev trykt af Høpffner. Udover den trykte udgave fra 1746 findes en ældre afskrift foretaget af Benjamin Dass fra 1732, som fremviser en del afvigelser fra den trykte tekst. Vilhelm Møller hævder i 1898, (efter grundige studier i Dass' afskrift) at epilogen blev skrevet i begyndelsen af 1725, da teatret også måtte lukke; der er flere ting, som passer bedre på året 1725 end 1727, og i epilogen findes ikke et eneste ord om påfølgende sæsoner fra 1725 til afslutningen 1727; denne påstand er senere underbygget af Hans Brix, men til gengæld mente Martensen (Holbergs Komedier 1897), at Holberg ikke blot gennemså afskriften men også forandrede og tilføjede noget i den, og hvis det er således, burde Holberg også have rettet årstallet 1727 til 1725.EM II, 449. Johansen 13,8.

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        A System of Magick; or, A History of the Black Art. Being an Account of Mankind's most early Dealing with the Devil; and how the Acquaintance on both Sides first begun

      London: J. Roberts, 1727. 8vo. [12], 403pp. Title printed in red-and-black. Engraved frontispiece depicting a magician in his study. Contemporary English blind-paneled calf. Provenance: Gilbert East (1793 inscription at title gutter). "Defoe again begins with a humorous preface, in which he explains that if anyone was expecting, based on the title, to find a work of science, "'a Book of Rules for Instruction in the Practice, or a Magical Grammar for Introduction to young Beginners, all I can say to such is, that they will be mistaken."' The work is instead a history of the practice of magic, beginning in ancient times and traced down to the present day. He explains how the Magi first came to deal with the Devil, and how the Devil has continued to insinuate himself throughout history, appearing to and deceiving men with false signs and wonders" (Lilly Library). A complete, unrestored copy. ESTC T70333; Moore 487. Covers detached.

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        Urbis Neapolis

      1727 - HOMANN J.B. Urbis Neapolis cum praecipuis eius aedificiis secundum planitiem exacta delineatio edita a Ioh. Bapt. Homanni S.C.M. Geographi Herede. Norimbergae, 1727. Cum Privilegio S.C. Majestatis. Cm 48x57 oltre margini. Incisione su rame. Coloritura coeva. La Città di Napoli al centro e 8 vedute a contorno raffiguranti: Palazzo del Vicerè, Castel Nuovo, Castel del Ovo, Veduta del Molo, Piazza del Mercato, Veduta del l’Argo del Castello, S.Elmo, Puteoli, Vesuvius Mons.

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        Traité des Négociations de Banque et des Monnoyes Etrangères contenant l'Analyse du titre de fin, poids et valeur des Espèces d'Or et d'Argent. L'Explication des Changes Entrangers. Les valeurs relatives des Espèces de Change. La methode facile d'opérer les conversisons des Espèces. L'Explication analytique des négociations de Banque. Ouvrage enrichi des représentations des susdites Monnoyes, gravées en Taille-douce.

      Paris, Cavelier, Pissot, 1727. - in-4. Frontispice. 3ff. 303pp. (1). 33 planches. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque) Edition Originale de ce rare ouvrage sur le commerce, la banque et la monnaie. L'auteur était négociant à Paris. Beau frontispice gravé représentant un port de commerce avec des navires, des personnages etc. et 33 planches de monnaies hors texte. Rousseurs, des taches à quelques feuillets. Manque à Quérard. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      London, printed and sold by J. Roberts 1727. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 5 Bll., 493 S. Kalbsleder d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rücken- und Deckelfileten, Stehkantenblindprägung und Rückenschild. ESTC T70333; Moore 487; Brunet II, 567; Crowe 159; Graesse II, 352; Rosenthal 2902. - Erste Ausgabe, einigen Quellen zufolge bereits 1726 herausgegeben. - Etwas berieben. Frontispiz mit leichter Quetschfalte. Gutes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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      Paris:: Montalant. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1727. Hardcover. folding plates; Tabulae astronomicae : Ludovici Magni jussu et munificentia exaratae et in lucem editae : in quibus solis, lunae reliquorumque planetarum motus ex ipsis observationibus ... Traduntur ... : adjecta sunt descriptio, constructio & usus instrumentorum astronomiae novae practicae inservientium, variaque problemata astronomis geographisque perutilia : ad meridianum Observatorii Regii Parisiensis in quo habitae sunt observationes ab ipso autore Philippo de La Hire ...4 folding engraved plates. [14], 102, [2], 81, [7] pages. 4to, 256x197 mm, full decoarative modern calf gilt; opening leaves dampstained and foxed, occasional limited browning. DSB VII, 579; Houzeau & Lancaster 12780. ; 4 .

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        Urbis Neapolis

      1727. HOMANN J.B. Urbis Neapolis cum praecipuis eius aedificiis secundum planitiem exacta delineatio edita a Ioh. Bapt. Homanni S.C.M. Geographi Herede. Norimbergae, 1727. Cum Privilegio S.C. Majestatis. Cm 48x57 oltre margini. Incisione su rame. Coloritura coeva. La Città di Napoli al centro e 8 vedute a contorno raffiguranti: Palazzo del Vicerè, Castel Nuovo, Castel del Ovo, Veduta del Molo, Piazza del Mercato, Veduta del l'Argo del Castello, S.Elmo, Puteoli, Vesuvius Mons.

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        Plan. Elevation. De Plusiur Batiman. - [90 Tafeln aus der Architecture Francoise von Jean Mariette, Johann Georg Merz u.a.].

      [Paris; Augsburg um 1727] - 90 Kupferstichtafeln (43 x 29 cm; die bei Wolff verlegten Tafeln 40 x 29 cm), HPgtbd. der Zeit, Folio (quer). Sammelband mit 90 detailreichen Architektur-Kupferstichen und gestochenen Plänen. Enthalten sind 49 Stiche von Jean Mariette aus der Architecture Francoise Ausgabe von 1727, 30 Stiche von Johann Georg Merz (ebenfalls zur Architecture Francoise) in fünf Serien à sechs Stichen und 11 Stiche von Johann Boxbart und von Johann Christoph Haffner (verlegt bei Jeremias Wolff). - Bei dem Titel handelt es sich um den Deckeltitel, ein Titelblatt fehlt. - Berieben und bestoßen, der Einband etwas zu dick für die 90 Tafeln und mit einigen überzähligen Falzen; der vordere Spiegel unten etwas unschön eingerissen. Teils fleckig, teils gering angerändert, einige Blätter wasserrandig. Trotz der deutlichen Mängel ordentliches Exemplar mit meist sehr guten Tafeln in kräftigen Abzügen. - Enthält von Mariette: Hotel de Bethune (4 Tafeln), Plan au rez de chaussee de l'Hotel de Toulouse, dto. premiere etage, Hotel Rotelin (3 Tafeln), Hotel Amelot (5 Tafeln), Hotel Sonning (5 Tafeln), Maison de Mr. Dunoyer (3 Tafeln), Maison du dessin de M. de Cotte, Plan de la maison de Mr. le Gendre d'Armini (2 Tafeln), Hotel de Vauvray (2 Tafeln), Hotel de Pompadour (3 Tafeln), Hotel du Ludes (4 Tafeln), Maison de Mad. de Varanjeville (3 Tafeln), Hotel d'Ancezune (5 Tafeln), Maison sur les desseins de Mr. Mansard (6 Tafeln). Enthält von Merz: Serien B, C, D, E und H (jeweils sechs Stiche). Enthält von Wolff: Hotel de Lorge zu Paris (5 Tafeln), Tafeln o.Titel (Ornament- und Möbelstiche ohne Titel, nummeriert 1 bis 5 und ohne Nummerierung). ["Architektur, L'Architecture Francoise ou: Recueil des Plans, Elevations, Coupes et Profils des Eglises, Palais, Hôtels et Maisons particulieres de Paris, et des Chasteaux et Maisons de Campagne ou de Plaisance des Environs, et de plusieurs autres Endroits De France, bâtis nouvellement par les plus habils Architectes, et levés et mesurés exactement sur les lieux; Jean Mariette (1660-1742), Johann Georg Merz (1694-1762), Johann Christoph Haffner (1668-1754), Jeremias Wolff (1663-1724)"] 3002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ichnographia urbis Jedo, quae japonici imperij metropolis & summi japonum monarchae sedes est ex mappa japonica musei Sloaniani

      Londra 1727 - Rara e importante pianta della città di Tokjo, pubblicata nell'opera The History of Japan, edita a Londra, in 2 volumi, nel 1727. Sotto questo titolo venne dato alle stampe il manoscritto inedito del medico, viaggiatore e scrittore tedesco Engelbert Kaempfer (1651–1716), il cui titolo originale era "Heutiges Japan". Alla sua morte, i manoscritti inediti vennero acquistati da Sir Hans Sloane, noto collezinista scozzese, che incaricò il suo bibliotecario svizzero, John Gaspar Scheuchzer, di tradurlo in inglese. Ne seguì una traduzione olandese del 1729, due francesi: in due volumi del 1729 e in 3 volumi nel 1732. La traduzione in tedesco, dalla prima inglese, apparve nel 1777. L'opera, non solo era la più voluminosa rispetto alle altre pubblicate, ma per la precisione della trattazione, le numerose e originali fonti utilizzate e presentate - incluse le mappe e le vedute raccolte da Kaempfer -divenne subito in Europa un riferimento imprescindibile per la conoscenza del Giappone. Acquaforte, usuali pieghe di carta, lieve e uniforme brunitura, nel complesso in ottime condizioni. Very rare and important historical plan of Tokjo, published in 1727 as part of The History of Japan, by Kaempfer - Sheuchzer. Engelbert Kaempfer (1651–1716) traveled to Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. His writings were the chief source for European knowledge about Japan: Amœnitatum exoticarum politicophysicomedicarum fasciculi V, published in 1712, is especially important for medical observations and the first extensive description of Japanese plants – and his History of Japan became the chief source of Western knowledge about the country throughout the 18th century. At Kaempfer’s death, the unpublished manuscripts were purchased by Sir Hans Sloane, and conveyed to England, among them the manuscript for a history of Japan under the title „Heutiges Japan". Sloan had the manuscript translatied into English by Johann Caspar Scheuchzer (1702–1729) and published at London, in 2 vols., in 1727. A Dutch translation was published in 1729, a French in 1729 (2 volumes) and 1732 (3 volumes). A German version – translated from the English text, was published in 1777. The Scheurchzer-Kaempfer book not only was far more voluminous than any of its predecessor, it also was far more successful. Indeed,i view of its systematic thoroughness and the manyy original sources it used and presented - including maps and other visuals colletcted by Kaempfer in Japan - it deservedly became the lodestar od Europe's views of and opinions on Japan for the next century. Copper etching, slightly browned, usual paper folds, otherwise in very good condition. Dimensioni 400 390mm

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        Relation d’un voyage du Levant, fait par ordre du Roy. Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plusieurs Ifles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Côtes de la Mer Noire, de l’Arménie, de la Georgie, des Frontieres de Perfe & de l’Afie Mineure. Avec Les ¨Plans des Villes & des Lieux confiderables ; le Genie, les Mœurs, le Commerce & la Religion des differens Peuples qui les habitent ; et l’Explication des Medailles & des Monuments Antiques. Enrichie de Descriptions & de Figures d’un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de divers Animaux : Et plusieurs Obfervations touchant l’Histoire Naturelle. Par M. Pitton de Tournefort, Confeiller du Roy, Academicien penfionnaire de l’Academie Royale des Sciences, Docteur en Medecine de la Faculté de Paris

      Chez les frères Bruysset, 1727 - Lyon, Chez les frères Bruysset, 1727. 3 vol. in 8 de [10 ff. n. ch.]-379pp., 44_-[4 (approbation du Roy)]pp., 404-[30 (table des matières), 2 b.]pp., reliures en plein veau fauve de l’époque, dos à 4 nerfs ornés de caissons dorés, pièce de titre de basane rouge de l’époque encadrée d’un filet doré, titre doré, pièce de titre récente au premier volume, queues des dos frottées, coiffes réparées, bordures des plats et coupes réparées, rousseurs éparses, mouillures à la tête de quelques feuillets du premier volume, mouillures à la tête des premiers feuillets du deuxième volume, mouillures à l’angle supérieur externe des derniers feuillets du dernier volume, gravures en bandeau, très beaux culs-de-lampe, 154 planches gravées sur cuivre d’après Claude Aubriet dont 9 dépliantes : vues et plans topographiques, monuments et détails archéologiques, botanique et zoologique, costumes, tranches rouges, agréable et bel exemplaire. L’auteur (1656-1708) fut un célèbre botaniste, d’abord à Aix en Provence, Montpellier puis au Jardin des Plantes de Paris. Il effectua plusieurs voyages dont le plus célèbre au Levant. Ce récit de voyage dont nous proposons ici les 3 volumes complets fut initié par Louis XIV, fut effectué en compagnie du peintre Claude Aubriet et du médecin Andreas von Gundelsheimer, en Crête et dans les îles grecques, à Constantinople, à Smyrne, sur les côtes de la mer Noire, en Arménie, en Géorgie et en Perse. L’ouvrage fut rédigé sous la forme de 22 lettres adressées au Comte de Pontchartrain, il contient d’importantes informations d’ordre ethnographique ou historique, des considérations sur le commerce, les religions et les mœurs des différents pays traversés, ainsi que la description de 1356 plantes ou animaux nouveaux ainsi que des curiosités relatives à l’histoire naturelle. Tournefort décrivit ici pour la toute première fois de nombreuses espèces, parfois mal connues ou inconnues en Occident. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London, printed and sold by J. Roberts 1727.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 5 Bll., 493 S. Kalbsleder d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rücken- und Deckelfileten, Stehkantenblindprägung und Rückenschild. ESTC T70333; Moore 487; Brunet II, 567; Crowe 159; Graesse II, 352; Rosenthal 2902. - Erste Ausgabe, einigen Quellen zufolge bereits 1726 herausgegeben. - Etwas berieben. Frontispiz mit leichter Quetschfalte. Gutes Exemplar!

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        Tractatus Juridico-Politicus de Jure Hospitiorum, Von Gast-Recht. Worinnen das, was zu dieser sehr nützlich - und nothwendigen Materie gehörig, insbesonderheit von Recht offentliche Gast- und Wirths-Häuser aufzurichten, von denen Wirthen und Gastgeben, vo

      Franckfurth du Leipzig, Georg Christoph Weber, 1727. 5 Bl., 304, 44 S., 22 Bl. Ganzpergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf braunem Lederrückenschild sowie sieben goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern. Mit ganzseitiger Kupferstich-Illustration als Frontispiz sowie mehreren großformatigen Kapitel- und Textvignetten. Hauptwerk des aus Ratzeburg stammenden Rechtswissenschaftlers Johann Gotthard Böckel (1645 - 1702). Nach Studium an der Universität Rostock und weiteren Studienaufenthalten an den Universitäten Heidelberg, Straßburg und Tübingen lehrte Böckel von 1673 an zunächst als außerordentlicher Professor der Rechte, von 1678 an als ordentlicher Professur für Feudalrecht und kanonisches Recht an der juristischen Fakultät in Helmstedt. Herausgeber Johann Jodocus Beck (1684 - 1744) lehrte als Professor für Kirchenrecht in Altdorf bei Nürnberg. Gliederung des Werkes: Cap. I: Von Erklärung der Wörter Hospitium, Hospes, Gast, Wirth, Herberg. Cap. II: Von der Beschreib- und Eintheilung deds Gast-Rechts. Cap. III: Von der Art und Weiß das Gast-recht zu constituirn.Cap. IV: Von der Formal-Ursache des Gast-rechts. Cap. V: Von dem Endzweck und Würkung des Gast-rechts.Cap. VI: Von der Obligation und Schuldigkeit des Gasts. Cap. VII: Von den Actionibus und Rechts-Mitteln, welche sowol dem Wirth, als dem Dast . zukommen. Cap. VIII: Von deme, was dem Gast-recht zu wieder.Cap. IX: Von der Handwercks Leute Herberg. Cap. X: Allerhand practicable Collectanea von Gadt-Recht. Anhang die Marckgrävlich Baad- und Hochbergische, wie auch Hochfürstl. Würtembergl. Und Ober- und Nieder-Bayrische Wirths-Ordnungen in sich haltend. Register. Sehr gutes, frisches Exemplar des sehr seltenen Werkes; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gastrecht Herberge Beherbergungsgewerbe Hotelgewerbe Hotel Gaststätte Gasthof

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        Le leggi della nuova Accademia degli Affilati di Pescia. Fatte l’Anno MDCCXXVII sotto la Protezione dell’Altezza Reale della Serenissima Violante Beatrice di Baviera Gran Principessa di Toscana.

      1727 - Manoscritto in 4°, pp. 44. Leg. dell’epoca marocchino granata. Piatti inquadrati da due cornici concentriche ornate, e fregi agli angoli oro. Dorso a nervetti con ricchi fregi oro. Tagli dorati. Testo in chiara grafia italiana corsiva.

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        PRACTICAL GEOMETRY: or, a New and Easy Method of Treating that Art. Whereby the Practice of it is render'd plain and familiar, and the Student is directed in the most easy manner thro' several Parts and Progressions of it. Translated from the French of Monsieur S. Le Clerc. The Third Edition. Illustrated with eighty copper-plates. Wherein, besides the several Geometrical Figures, are contain'd many Examples of Landskips, Pieces of Architecture, Perspective, Draughts of Figures, Ruins, &c.

      [ii], 195, [6 index] pages. Illustrated with eighty-two copper-plates. Recently re-bound in quarter calf, gilt. Small 8vo. Third edition. (But probably the first English edition.) Small blank corner missing from title; some light browning; else a very good copy.

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        Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinque Cum Novo Commentario Petri Burmanni

      hardcover. Extra engraved title, printed title page in red and black. 263 pages + indices. 4to, contemporary gilt vellum over boards (vellum warped and detached from foredge and top of front board; t.p.s frayed; many pp. dog-eared and shaken). Leiden: Samuel Luchtmans, 1727. BOUND WITH: (HARE, Francis). Epistola Critica ad Eruditissimum Virum H. B. ... In qua Omnes doctissimi Bentleji in Phaedrum Notae atque Emendationes expenduntur. 93pp. n.p., n.d. (Leiden, 1727). ALSO WITH: SCHACHT, Hermanno Oosterdyk, ed. Oratio Funebris in Obitum ... Petri Burmanni. 74pp. 4to, Lugduni Batavorum: Samuel Luchtmans, 1741. The celebrated Burman edition of Phaedrus, "Edition fort estimee, surtout a cause de la preface critique contre Bentley." Brunet IV, p. 588. "I have carefully read over Burman's edition of Phaedrus," says Harwood, "and it is very correct and does great honour to the singular erudition and critical acumen of that great man." -- Dibdin II, 281. Erudition aside, this volume seems to be the product of intense scholarly squabbling between the great English classicist Richard Bentley and his rivals, of which Burman was one. Apparently, Bentley's inclusion of Phaedrus in his Terence of 1726 led to a falling out between Bentley and Burman, who had been planning this present edition of Phaedrus himself. Bentley had hastily published the Phaedrus to score points against another erstwhile friend, Francis Hare, later Bishop of Chichester) whose 1724 edition of Terence had been compiled with information he had obtained from Bentley, and issued prior to one projected by the latter. Hare subsequently retaliated against Bentley's Phaedrus with his caustic 1726 Epistola Critica, which is here reprinted. "The letter is in Latin, and is not only very scarce, but considered to be a very fine piece of classical criticism." (Dibdin II, p. 281). The third portion of this volume is comprised of funeral orations and inscriptions, written by various authors, in Latin and Dutch, on the occasion of Burman's death in 1741.

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        Rubricae Missalis Romani commentariis illustratae ... Accessere in hac novissima editione tractatus duo ejusdem auctoris, I. De processionibus ecclesiasticis & de Litaniis Sanctorum: II. De sacris benedictionibus, deque rebus benedictione sacratis.

      Ex typographia Balleoniana, 1727. Proper and legal performance of the liturgy, and especially of the Mass, was an overriding concern--one might say an obsession--of the post-Tridentine Catholic Church up until the II Vatican Council. Printing had made possible the standardization of liturgical texts and rubrics to a degree unknown in the middle ages; the Holy See issued a whole series of directions to avoid heresy, sacrilege, or an invalid celebration; and Jansenism made scrupulosity the order of the day. Commentaries like this one, printed in small type and focussing on every little thing that could possibly go wrong with the Mass, became more and more common: educating clergy in how to celebrate the liturgy flawlessly according to the rubrics. This is the second edition of this commentary on the rubrics of the Mass by Paulo Maria Quarti (fl. ca. 1663), a clerk regular; it was first published in 1674, but here carries added commentaries on processions, including the Litany of the Saints, and on blessings. The title-page is handsomely printed in red and black with a woodcut vignette, and the text is simply ornamented with a few remarkable woodcut initials and headpieces. Scarce.

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        Memoires presentés à Monseigneur le Duc DOrléans concernant les moyens de rendre ce royaume très puissant and daugmenter considérablement les revenues du roi and du peuple Hague and Amsterdam aux dépens de la compagnie


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        LES CHATS.

      [2], 204, [16] pages. Illustrated with 9 etched plates by Caylus, of which two are folding; folding genealogical table; one engraving in the Errata. Bound in contemporary full calf gilt; red label to spine. First edition. Tear in blank margin of genealogical plate; binding repaired at spine; bookplate; else a very good copy. Necker 1377 : 'First published in 1727 Les Chats is one of the earliest books written exclusively about cats. Because of the fame of its author and the ridicule with which it was received (due to its subject matter) the book was immediately popular and is often erroneously considered the first cat book. Other early cat books are lost in obscurity but Les Chats has become a classic in its field.'

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        Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis, Sixti V pont. max. jussu recognita, et Clementis VIII auctoritate edita. Distincta versiculis; Indiceque Epistolarum, & Evangeliorum aucta.

      Lugduni (Lyon), Sumptibus Fratrum Bruyset, 1727. 7 vols with different titles (vol 1: "Biblia sacra..", vol. 2: "Josue...", vol. 3: "Libri Paralipomenon...", etc.. 8vo (17,5x11 cm). Contemporary blind vellum, title in ms. on spine. - Small convent-stamp on titles, some minor defects to bindings (see photograph) but a good and clean complete set. Collation: Vol. 1 Biblia sacra.. : xcviii,501,(i blank) pp. (In most of the libraries only this volume present); vol. 2 Josue. Liber Judicum. Ruth. Libri Regum IV: 452,(i blank) pp.; vol. 3 Libri Paralipomenon duo. Libri Esdrae II. Tobiae. Judith. Esther. Job: 406 pp.; vol. 4 Liber Psalmorum. Proverbia. Ecclesiastes. Canticum canticorum. Sapientia. Ecclesiasticus: 431,(i blank) pp.; vol.5 Prophetae maiores, seu prophetiae Isaiae, Jeremiae, Baruch, Ezechielis, et Danielis: 488 pp.; vol. 6 Prophetae minores. Libri Machabaeorum duo, Esdrae III et IV: 364, (xii): "Index Testimoniorum a Christo et apostolis in Novo Testamento", (xii):" Hebraicorum, Chaldaeorum, Graecorumque nominum interpretatio", (cxxvi)pp.: "Index Biblicus", vol. 7 Novum Testamentum domini nostri Jesu Christi, vulgatae editionis, Sixti V et Clementis VIII summorum pontificum jussu et auctoritate recognitum, editum, atque versiculis distinctum: 662,(xxii): "Index epistolarum et Evangeliorum...", (ii) pp.: "Privilege".

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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 & 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.

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        Holy Bible

      1727. BIBLE. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New TestamentsÂ… Oxford: John Baskett, 1727, 1726. Thick quarto, contemporary full black morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and paneled covers, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $4800.Impressive 1727 Oxford quarto edition of the magisterial King James Bible, handsomely bound together with a 1726 Book of Common Prayer and Sternhold and HopkinsÂ’ psalter in contemporary gilt-decorated morocco.First published in 1611 and indisputably the most influential of English Bible translations, the King James Version has exercised incalculable influence on piety, language and literature. Macaulay praised it as “a book, which if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power” (PMM 114). With separate New Testament title page dated 1726. Includes Apocrypha. With 1726 Book of Common Prayer bound at the front, and 1723 edition of Sternhold and HopkinsÂ’ psalter bound in at rear. Herbert 983. Griffiths 1726:3 (Book of Common Prayer). Faint foxing to first few leaves; minor marginal dampstain affecting corners of last several leaves. Text generally quite clean and fine; unrestored contemporary morocco-gilt in excellent condition and quite lovely. An impressive 18th-century Bible.

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        HISTOIRE DE POLYBE Nouvellement traduite par Dom Vincent Thuillier Avec un Commentaire ou un Corps de Sciences Militaire Jean-Charles de Folard (1669-1752) Polybe, vers 126 av. J.-C.), général, homme d'État, historien et théoricien politique, et sans doute le plus grand historien grec de son temps.

      GANDOUIN 1727 - 1727 à 1729 à Paris chez Gandouin, Giffart, Armand In-quarto plein veau vert bronze à coins, plats veau marron, premier volume légèrement plus grand aux fers légèrement différents mais ne nuit pas à l?uniformité.Volume de Supplément broché complet des 7 gravures dépliantes. 126 planches gravées dont Frontipice plus 7 au Supplément soit 133, la plupart dépliantes. Une quinzaine de bandeaux gravés superbes. COMPLET DES 133 PLANCHES. 1er volume : 39 planches hors texte la plupart dépliantes, et cartes. garde, 1 f. avec une vignette gravée du Siège de Douai avec un note manuscrite ancienne, ex-libris Edmond Vallet, p. de fx titre, Gravure frontispice de Le Blanc Ministre de la guerre avec ses armoiries par Le Prieur, p. de titre, 2 ff. nn. adresse à Le Blanc, lxxiv pages pour la préface et la vie de Polybe, lxxx p. pour le Traité de la Colonne, 279 p. et 3 ff. pour la Table. 2nd Volume : 36 Planches H. T. souvent dépliantes, bandeaux, Garde, 1 f. avec vignette gravée du Port de Toulon et note manuscrite, p. de fx titre, titre, xlij p. pour la Préface et la table, p. 279 à 473. 3me Volume : 17 Planches H. T. souvent dépliantes dont carte, bandeaux, Garde, 1 f. avec vignette gravée du de l?entrée de Louis XIV et note manuscrite, p. de fx titre, titre, xlij p. pour la Préface de la Défense des Places et la table, 5 ff. pour l?avant propos et la table, 434 p. 4me Volume : 21 Planches H. T. souvent dépliantes dont carte, bandeaux, Garde, 1 f, p. de fx titre, titre, xlviij p. et la table, 484 p. 5me Volume : 9 Planches H. T. souvent dépliantes dont carte, bandeaux, Garde, 1 f, p. de fx titre, titre, xxxviii p. pour la Préface et la table, 508 p. 6me Volume : 3 Planches H. T. dépliantes, Garde, 1 f, p. de fx titre, p. de titre, c p. pour la Préface et Tables diverses, 558 p. , 2 ff. Volume de SUPPLEMENT : SUPPLEMENT A L?HISTOIRE DE POLYBE Avec le Commentaire Militaire de FOLARD avec les Réponses à ces Critiques. 1774, A Amsterdam Chez Arkstée et Merkus P. frontispice par Schley, p. de titre bicolore avec jolie vignette gravée aux amours, 273 p. et 7 Planches Gravées numérotées. Polybe, vers 126 av. J.-C.), général, homme d'État, historien et théoricien politique, est sans doute le plus grand historien grec de son temps Edition Originale 1727 à 1730 et Supplément 2nd Edition de Chez Merkus non relié. Bien Complet de son supplément et des 133 Planches dont Frontispice, souvent dépliantes et Cartes. S?ajoutent de superbes Bandeaux. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Holy Bible

      1727. BIBLE. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments… Oxford: John Baskett, 1727. Two volumes. Quarto, contemporary full red-brown elaborately gilt-tooled morocco rebacked with original spines laid down, raised bands, black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $9200.Impressive 1727 Oxford quarto edition of the magisterial King James Bible, illustrated with six folding maps of “sacred geography” and 260 fine engravings by John Sturt “from designs of the greatest masters,” beautifully bound together with a 1726 Book of Common Prayer, concordances and metrical psalter in a stunning elaborate morocco binding gilt-tooled in a “cottage roof” design.“If everything else in our language should perish, [the King James Bible] would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power” (Macaulay). First published in 1611, the King James Bible is “the only literary masterpiece ever to be produced by a committee and was the work of nearly 50 translators… [who] lived at a period when the genius of the language was in full flower” (PMM 114). Bound with a 1726 Oxford edition of the Book of Common Prayer—“as a source of spiritual inspiration, it is for most Englishmen second only to the Bible” (PMM 75)—at the front of the second volume, preceded by an engraved frontispiece portrait of King George II. Sturt’s engravings, printed and sold by Richard Ware, were designed to be fitted and bound with various “house” or family Bibles such as this one. In this copy, his fine engravings depicting dramatic scenes and important people from Scripture appear two to a plate with a lovely engraved ornament depicting angels beneath; the 130 plates are appropriately bound throughout the biblical text. The six engraved folding maps of Sacred Geography (also published by Ware, 1725), each measuring approximately 15 by 18 inches when unfolded, are also bound in at relevant points. Handsomely bound in elaborately gilt-tooled full contemporary morocco using a “cottage roof” design of fleurons and foliate corner pieces within a wide, ornamental border. Separate New Testament title page dated 1726. Apocrypha bound following Revelation. Bound with a 1726 edition of Downame’s concordance and a 1723 edition of Sternhold and Hopkins’ popular metrical psalter. With additional engraved allegorical general title page; title page for Sturt’s engravings; and title page printed in red and black for Sacred Geography. Apart from the 1727 general title page, the Bible conforms to Herbert 979, a 1726 Baskett quarto, with 1726 New Testament title page, Apocrypha present and Revelation ending on leaf 4I2b (although Herbert’s copy lacked all, including title page, preceding F3). Griffiths 1726:3 (prayer book). Contemporary gift inscriptions (“Ann Bridges, a present from her Father the first visit she paid him after her Marriage”). Previous owner’s signatures, address labels to front pastedowns.Scattered light foxing, occasional light embrowning. Closed tear along hinge of folding map “Situation of Paradice” (Genesis 3). Closed tear to plate following 4A1, Volume II, not affecting images. Minor paper restoration in Volume II to plates following 3S3, 3U2, 3X7, not affecting images. Binding bright and fine. A most beautiful Bible in magnificent binding and excellent condition.

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        A COLLECTION OF SEVERAL TRACTS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDWARD, EARL OF CLARENDON. Author of The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England. Published from His Lordship's Original Manuscripts.

      London: Printed for T. Woodward, at the Half-Moon over against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, and J. Peele, at Locke's Head in Pater-noster-Row, 1727. [iv], 770 pages of text. Modern maroon cloth binding with minimal shelfwear; printed paper label is rubbed. Final page torn, creased, soiled, with loss to margins, with old repair (no adhesive stain). Remainder of text including title page is relatively clean and bright, but the majority of pages have a faint shadow of damp-staining in margins. Illustrated with several woodcut initials, head and tail pieces. Contains "A Discourse, by Way of Vindication of my self from the Charge of High-Treason, with which I was charged by the House of Commons, November, 1667" and "Contemplations and Reflections upon the Psalms of David, applying those Devotions to the Troubles of the Times" (29 works in all). Stuarts 1603-1714. Lowndes "These Tracts were obtained from Lord Clarendon's youngest daughter, the Lady Frances Knightley.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Folio.

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        Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery. . Uitgebreid met eene korte historische beschryving der noordere gewesten, . Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst, . Nevens een korte beshryving van de Terreneufsche Bakkeljaau-Visschery.Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728. 4to. With 5 (of 6) folding engraved maps, 11 engraved plates (1 folding), and 2 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      - Allen 192 note; Sabin 106376; Tiele, Bibl. 1241 note; STCN (3 copies). Scarce reissue of the 1727 second and final edition (greatly expanded and revised from the first edition of 1720, and with additional plates) of a highly esteemed work on whaling. "It is by far the most important of the early authorities on the northern whale fishery and must always be one of the chief sources of information for the early history of the subject. It also gives one of the best figures of the Greenland Right Whale published prior to the present century, and also one of the best early figures of the Cachelot" (Allen). Unfortunately lacking the frontispiece and the map of Nova Zembla, but otherwise a very good copy, with some water stains and a tiny wormhole. Binding good, though worn at the hinges. The definitive edition of an essential resource for any study of the whaling trade.

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