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        Books printed for Thomas Astley at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1728

      1728. (London), Thomas Astley, 1728. 8pp. Small 8vo. With a drop-head title beginning "The sacred interpreter: or, a practical introduction towards..." Thomas Astley was a bookseller and publisher in London, St. Paul's Churchyard, 1726-1759. He was mentioned in Wilford's Monthly Catalogue for September, 1726, as the publisher of the Rev. Thobias Swinden's Enquiry into the Nature and place of Hell. He also dealt in plays and miscellaneous literature. On April 3rd, 1747, in company with Edward Cave of St. John's Gate, he was arrested for printing an account of the trial of Simon Lord Lovat. After a strict examination by the House of the Lords, he was discharged upon paying the fines. Thomas Astley died on February 28th, 1759. McKenzie lists Astley twice in his book on apprentices in the book field (McKenzie's Stationers' Company Apprentices). The first four and a half pages describe in greater detail more modern titles and the rest of the pamphlet lists in short-title a large number of other titles in print. [ESTC 137870; Plomer, Dict. of Printers and Booksellers]

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        The history of the Knights of Malta

      London: Pr. for G. Strahan, F. Gyles, Woodman & Lyon, et al., 1728. Recent quarter calf over marbled paper sides, old style: round spine, raised bands, gilt beading on bands and gilt double rules above and below each; gilt leather spine labels and gilt center devices in five compartments. Vol. I: occasional light smudges or spots of staining, some plates with mild to moderate foxing; one leaf with short tears from upper margin, touching header but not text; one leaf with tear from upper edge extending into text without loss; one plate with short tear and resulting crease at lower inner corner, not touching image; one plate with a few early inked doodles on reverse. First map with two short edge tears not touching image, one small closed hole touching outer border only. Vol. II: many leaves with mild to moderate foxing mostly confined to margins; two leaves with worming in lower margins, not touching text; one lower outer corner chipped. Paper variously age-toned, with intermittent creasing or cockling. => A strong, agreeable set of this significant, and significantly well-illustrated, work of religious, military, and social history..

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        The Taste of the Town or, a Guide to All Publick Diversions

      The Booksellers of London and Westminster. Hardcover. London, 1731. Small 8vo, xxiii, 237 [1] pp. A reissue of the 1728 edition of The Touch-stone, with a new title page. Full title reads: I. Of musick, operas and plays. Their original, progress, and improvement, and the stage-entertainment fully vindicated from the exceptions of Old Pryn, the Reverend Mr. Collier, Mr. Bedford and Mr. Law. II. Of poetry, sacred and profane. A project for introducing scripture-stories upon our stage, and acting them on Sundays and Holy-Days after Divine Service, as is customary in most polite parts of Europe. III. Of dancing, religious and dramatical. Reflections on this exercise, public and private, with the learned bishop Potter's sentiments thereon. IV. Of the mimes, pantomimes and choruses of the antients; and of the imitation of them in our modern entertainments after plays. V. Of audiences, at our theatrical representations, their due behaviour, and of cat-calls and other indecent practices, concluding with remarks on our pretenders to criticism. VI. Of masquerades; ecclesiasatical, political, civil and military: their antiquity, use and abuse. Also of ridottos, assemblies and Henley's oratory. VIII. Of the athletic sports of the antients: their circus compared with our bear-garden, and their gladiators with our prize-fighters. Of cock-fighting, puppet-shews, mountebanks and auctions. A very good copy, recently rebound in full blue paper with a black and gilt title label at spine. Contents excellent with minimal normal tanning. Date and partial underline as well as a tiny closed tear to title page. A very rare early guide to the city. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. OCLC 877739260, locating one copy at the National Library of Scotland. . Very Good. 1728.

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        Historia medicinae a rerum initio ad annum urbis Romae DXXXV deducta

      Leipzig: Petrum Conradum Monath, 1728. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Contemporary paper covered boards, old rebacking in paper; worn, edges worn and bumped. Generally light foxing internally, heavy in a few scattered spots, old stamp to title, bookplate on endpaper. 5 engraved headpieces, 5 in text illustrations and one full page plate of Hippocrates. First edition of this scarce history of medicine by the Greek and Arabic scholar. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044719.

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        Haarlemmer duinzang, ter eere van des zelfs vermakelyke land- en watergezigten, van Sandtvoordt af tot Haarlem. Versierd met twaalf naauwkeurige afbeeldingen.

      Amsterdam, Hendrik Bos, 1728. - Oblong 4to. (IV)+12 pp. tekst + 12 gegrav. platen gedrukt door Claes Jansz. Visscher; gegrav. titelvignet (compleet). Ingenaaid. Gemarmerd omslag uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Wormgaatjes in rechter bovenhoeken buiten tekst & beeld; de platen zijn in fraaie staat, met scherpe afdrukken). * De tekst is een arcadisch gedicht van Gysbert Tysens. De eerste plaat is een allegrorische afbeelding (Haerlem vicit vim virtus), gevolgd door plaat 2: het strand bij Zandvoort met het "Vierbake" (vuurtoren) met daaronder het adres van de drukker en een genummerd overzicht van de platen: 3: Sandtvoordt (gezicht op het dorp met kerk), 4: Paters herbergh, 5: Potjes herbergh, 6: Aen de weg na Leyden, 7: Onder wegen Heemstee, 8: Blekeryen door den Houdt, 9: Lasery van Haerlem, 10: Playsante plaets aende duynkant, 11: Blekereyen aende duynen gelegen, 12: 't Huys te Kleef. - Ref.: Nijhoff-Van Hattum 299.

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        Breve elogio, y ceñida relación de la vida, enfermedad, y muerte del serenissimo señor Francisco Farnesio . . septimo Duque de Parma . [With:] Dux farnesius . oratio funebris . [With:] El Duque Farnesio . oracion funebre

      Madrid: En la Imprenta de Musica, por Miguèl de Rèzola, 1728 - Tributes and obsequies in Latin and Spanish given by Antonio Maria Piscatori for the late Duke of Parma (1678-1727), step-father of Elisabeth, Queen of Spain (FARNESE, FRANCESCO, DUKE OF PARMA) First edition. Small 4to. Title pages within ornamental border, head- and tail-pieces, decorative intitials. 119, [1]; 56; 64, [12] pp., lacking folding engraved plate. Contemporary vellum, fore-edge loops (lacking one catch), edges sprinkled red. Some staining at inner margin throughout, pp. 71-72 extended. Very good [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of Scotland Containing All the Historical Transactions of That Nation from the Year of the World 3619 to the Year of Christ 1726

      Westminster: Printed by J. Cluer and A. Campbell for B. Creake, 1728 - Folio. Frontispiece, engraved arms of Prince James on dedication leaf, folding map of Scotland. xiv, 767, [1], [7, index] pp. Contemporary calf, gilt spine, rubbed, joints split and holding by cords [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La scienza delle medaglie antiche e moderne,

      Venezia: Per Lorenzo Baseggio, 1728. pergamena coeva (vellum). Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo. Per ammaestramento delle Persone le quali si applicano ad averne la notizia, con nuove scoperte fatte in quella Scienza. Opera tradotta dal Linguaggio Francese nell'Italiano da Selvaggio Canturani. Un'incisione in antiporta, raffigurante due dilettanti intenti allo studio di alcune medaglie, ed una al frontespizio. Alla fine del volume 10 tavole di incisioni riproducenti medaglie e monete Incione del titolo sul dorso Dorso con lievi abrasioni. Piccolissime fioriture ai tagli e su alcune pagine. Bell'esemplare in buono stato di conservazione (Minor damage to spine)

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        Topographia ducatuum Carinthiae, et Carnioliae [...]. Cum in Alma, ac Celeberrima Universitate Graecensi [...] promotore R. P. Antonio Erber, e Soc. Jesu [...].

      Wien, Maria Theresia Voigt, 1728.. Kl.-8°. 2 Bll., 160 S., 4 Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. m. dreiseitig gespränkeltem Rotschnitt.. Erstausgabe dieser seltenen und frühen Topographie von Kärnten und Krain des Jesuiten Anton Erber (1659-1746), der in Graz und Wien Philosophie und Theologie lehrte. - Seine beiden geographischen Hauptwerke "Topographia ducatus Styriae" und "Topographia ducatuum Carinthiae et Carniolae" sind alphabetisch nach Orten geordnete Topographien. Nach einer geographisch-historischen Einleitung wird ein kurzer geschichtlicher Überblicke der Städte und Ortschaften gegeben. - Einband etw. berieben u. lichtrandig. Vorderdeckel m. Spur eines entf. Bibl.-Schildchens. Durchg. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Hinteres Vorsatzbl. mit kl. Eckabriß. - De Backer/S. III, 404, 3; ADB VI, 185.

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        THE HISTORY OF HERTFORDSHIRE Describing the County and Its Ancient Monuments Particularly the Roman

      Published by the author 1728 - First edition. Folio. Modern full calf binding. Double page map. A very good copy, some marginal tears to page edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Retour de Tendresse ou La Feinte Veritable. Comedie

      Paris: Chez Briasson. 1728. First. First edition. Text in French. 52pp. Bound in older, but later unprinted wrappers. An ink blot on the inside of the front wrap, slight foxing to the pages, a near fine copy. An Italian-style comedy play. OCLC cites two copies -- at Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, and attributes a date, perhaps mistakenly, of 1753. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        VIDA DE FRANCISCO FARNESIO (1728)

      Madrid 1728 - 8º mayor (21 cm.) 119 p. 1 h, de grabado plegada, 56 p.(Dux Farnesius in solo, ac polo ter magnus, con portada propia), 64 p. (El Duque Farnesio en el Cielo, y en la tierra tres veces grande., con portada propia) 6 h. Encuadernación pleno pergamino de época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tweejaarige reyze rondom de wereld , ter nader ontdekkinge der onbekende Zuydlanden, met drie schepen, in het jaar 1721

      Dordrecht: Johannes van Braam, 1728. Quarto, title-page printed in red and black, engraved folding map, engraved folding frontispiece and 4 engraved plates; contemporary blind tooled vellum (one hinge repaired). First full account of the discovery of Easter Island. Scarce first edition of the first detailed account of Roggeveen's memorable voyage into the Pacific and the discovery and naming of Easter Island.Sabin notes that 'the name of the author of this account of Roggeveen's voyage is unknown'; it is claimed to be based on Roggeveen's journals and is an entirely different text to that published eleven years later over the name of Carl Behrens, who travelled under Roggeveen as commander. Beverley Haun has argued (see below) that all expedition journals but that of Behrens were confiscated by the VOC when Roggeveen anchored in Batavia on the return journey; she attributes this text to "an anonymous sailor" who had in the previous year (1727) published a 15-page pamphlet with just two pages describing the Easter Island visit.Roggeveen was the last important Dutch explorer in Polynesia. His voyage ranked in importance with the great achievements of Tasman and of Le Maire and Schouten. Crossing the Pacific from the east at the head of a three-vessel expedition, he set out to rediscover the fabled southern continent or "Terra Australis" which Quiros had led the exploring world to believe existed, but in fact added substantially to the Dutch record of Polynesian discoveries.On Easter Day 1722 Roggeveen landed at the previously uncharted island which he therefore christened Easter Island. They were the first recorded European visitors to the island and the detailed description of the inhabitants, their extraordinary idols and their way of life is of great value. He described seeing 2000 to 3000 native inhabitants. The splendid engraved title produced by van Braam for this publication shows the Dutch landing at Easter Island, firing rifles at spear-carrying natives while an enormous statue is being sculpted in the background.After the Easter Island stop he sailed through the Tuamotus, and made various discoveries among the Manua islands in the Samoan group. There were enough small islands in this vast archipelago for the Dutch to claim numerous discoveries, although the names they bestowed on them have not lasted. When he anchored in Batavia his two ships were confiscated by the Dutch East India Company for infringing their trading monopoly.Although Roggeveen's voyage failed in its primary objective it provided strong motivation for the authorities who sent Cook out on his first voyage forty-six years later. "Sunday 13th (March 1774). In stretching in for the land we discovered people and those Monuments or Idols mentioned by the Authors of Roggeveen Voyage which left us no room to doubt but it was Easter Island" (Cook's Journal of the Resolution & Adventure, Beaglehole II p.338).An appendix gives an account of the shipwreck of the East-Indiaman Barneveld in 1719.Beverley Haun has written at length about this publication and particularly about the engraved illustrations in Inventing 'Easter Island' (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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        Historia medicinae a rerum initio ad annum urbis Romae DXXXV deducta

      Petrum Conradum Monath, Leipzig 1728 - Contemporary paper covered boards, old rebacking in paper; worn, edges worn and bumped. Generally light foxing internally, heavy in a few scattered spots, old stamp to title, bookplate on endpaper. 5 engraved headpieces, 5 in text illustrations and one full page plate of Hippocrates. First edition of this scarce history of medicine by the Greek and Arabic scholar. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044719. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon. in welchem das Leben/ die Thaten/ und andere Merckwuerdigkeiten deren Patriarchen/ Propheten/ Apostel/ Vaetter der ersten Kirchen/ Paebsten/ Cardinaelen/ Bischoeffen/ Praelaten/ vornehmer Gelehrten/ und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten beruehmter Maennern und Kuenstlern/ nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Koenigen/ Chur- und Fuersten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ beruehmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausfuehrliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Graeflichen/ Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien/ von Concilien/ Moenchs- und Ritter-Orden/ Heydnischen Goettern/ auch allerhand wichtigen/ und zu vollkommenem

      - 1. und 2. Auflage, Johann Brandmueller, Basel, 1728/1729. Zusammen 4221 S., original Pergament-Einbände, folio, (Einbände fleckig/teils stock- und braunfleckig/1 Vorsatz sporfleckig/Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt) - Enthalten: Erster Theil: A bis C / Zweyter Theil / Dritter Theil: K bis o / Vierdter Theil: R bis Z / Eins der Umfangreichsten Lexika der Zeit. Auch als Basler-Lexicon bekannt -

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy.

      London: S. Palmer 1728 - First edition. 4to. (50), 407, (1) pp. Recent half speckled calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, new endpapers, the old engraved bookplate of the Dukes of Leinster - the "Carton Library" - and an associated label preserved on the front pastedown. A very good copy. 12 folding plates plus numerous decorative head and tail pieces and initials. Pemberton encountered Newton late in the latter's life and though Newton was initially wary of the younger man, the two gradually became close correspondents. So much so, that Pemberton was entrusted to edit of the third edition of the Principia Mathematica, the last to appear in Newton's lifetime. Although this work is generally considered to offer no great insights into Newton's theories, it does provide a good introduction to the great scientist's work.

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      London: S. Palmer, 1728.. First edition. 4to. (50), 407, (1) pp. Recent half speckled calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, new endpapers, the old engraved bookplate of the Dukes of Leinster - the "Carton Library" - and an associated label preserved on the front pastedown. A very good copy. 12 folding plates plus numerous decorative head and tail pieces and initials. Pemberton encountered Newton late in the latter's life and though Newton was initially wary of the younger man, the two gradually became close correspondents. So much so, that Pemberton was entrusted to edit of the third edition of the Principia Mathematica, the last to appear in Newton's lifetime. Although this work is generally considered to offer no great insights into Newton's theories, it does provide a good introduction to the great scientist's work.

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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon. in welchem das Leben/ die Thaten/ und andere Merckwuerdigkeiten deren Patriarchen/ Propheten/ Apostel/ Vaetter der ersten Kirchen/ Paebsten/ Cardinaelen/ Bischoeffen/ Praelaten/ vornehmer Gelehrten/ und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten beruehmter Maennern und Kuenstlern/ nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Koenigen/ Chur- und Fuersten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ beruehmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausfuehrliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Graeflichen/ Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien/ von Concilien/ Moenchs- und Ritter-Orden/ Heydnischen Goettern/ auch allerhand wichtigen/ und zu vollkommenem Verstaendnus deren vornehmsten Historien zu wissen noethigen Antiquitaeten/ u. u. Und endlichen Die Beschriebung derer Kaeyserthuemern/ Koenigreiche/ Fuerstenthuemer/ freyer Staenden/ Landschafften/ Insuln/ Staedten/ Schloesser/ Stifften/ Cloester/ Gebuergen/ Meeren/ Seen/ Fluessen/ und so fortan/ Aus allen vorhin ausgegebenen und von gleichen Materien handelnden Lexicis, auch andern bewaehrten Historisch- und Geographischen Schrifften zusammen gezogen/ Dißmahlen von neuem mit Fleiß gantz uebersehen/ von einer grossen Anzahl Fehlern/ die noch immer in denen alten Ausgaben geblieben waren/ gereinigt/ und sonderlich was die Schweitzerische und angraentzender Orten und Laender Sachen betrifft/ gantz umgegossen/ und um ein grosses vermehret. 4 Bände

      . 1. und 2. Auflage, Johann Brandmueller, Basel, 1728/1729. Zusammen 4221 S., original Pergament-Einbände, folio, (Einbände fleckig/teils stock- und braunfleckig/1 Vorsatz sporfleckig/Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt). - Enthalten: Erster Theil: A bis C / Zweyter Theil / Dritter Theil: K bis o / Vierdter Theil: R bis Z / Eins der Umfangreichsten Lexika der Zeit. Auch als Basler-Lexicon bekannt -

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        Le Retour de Tendresse ou La Feinte Veritable. Comedie

      Paris: Chez Briasson. 1728. First. First edition. Text in French. 52pp. Bound in older, but later unprinted wrappers. An ink blot on the inside of the front wrap, slight foxing to the pages, a near fine copy. An Italian-style comedy play. OCLC cites two copies -- at Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, and attributes a date, perhaps mistakenly, of 1753. .

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        REGIA VIA CRUCIS Auctore D Benedicto Haefteno Ultraiectino Reformati Monastereij Affligeniensis Ordinis S. Benedicti Praeposito

      Antwerp: ex Officina Viduae Henrici Verdussen, 1728. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (39) including frontis after Peter Paul Rubens emblems after Cornelius Galle. Octavo newer calf-spined marbled boards with red gilt spine title label [xvi] +404pp +[24]pp index. Uncut crisp copy, religious library blindstamp (with neat number 75J) to Title & some pages, a few neat pencil marginalia. *First published in 1635 in the lifetime of the author, prior of a Bendictine Monastery, who wrote it to demonstrate Christ's example through the infant Jesus or Divine Love guiding the reader through the Stations of the Cross shown in these beautifully engraved emblem plates (Landwehr 75a 187, Praz 361).

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        Uitvoerige en Onpartydige Historie der Reformatie door Dr. Martin Luther, en andere Voortreflyke Mannen, zedert den Jare 1515 en vervolgens, in Duitschland en de aangrenzende Ryken door Godts Zegen gewrocht. Behelzende een grote menigte merkwaardige zaken, in gene andere Schriften te vinden, zoo aangaande het geheele Werk der Reformatie, als ook de geheime onderhandelingen van veele Potentaten en befaamde Personadien, wyders een verhaal van de hervorming van ieder Provintie, en grote vrye Stad in Duitschland, en van de aangrenzende ryken, Sweden en Denemarken, de levens van de Hervormers enz. Alles getrokken uit de Authentike Stukken, Archieven, en geheime Kancellery van de Hertogen van Saxen, en met groote geleertheit en oordeel, historisch en staatkundig beschreven. Verduitscht, in een geheel Nieuwe Historische orde geschikt, en merkelyk vermeerdert, door Elias Ferickius. Met zeer fraje Printverbeelingen en Portraitten, verciert.

      Delft, Reinier Boitet 1728. 3 delen en 1 werk in 1 band, (portret, 46) 562, 574, 234 (40), (30) 316 (4) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, Folio (compleet met de 36 paginagrootte portretten en ca. 200 kleine zegel medaillions in de tekst).

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        The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India : Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company ... Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India ...

      London : Printed and A. Bettewworthe at the Red Lyon, and J. Battely at the Dove, in Pater-noster-Row, 1728, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFair copy bound in contemporary calf-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age. Corners bumped. Some surface wear evident to boards. Lacking half-title page. Top fore edge page corners somewhat worn from about page 160 onwards, with some minor loss - text affected in places. Pages slightly toned as with age, but perfectly clear and legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 192p., 3 plates (other COPAC lists few other copies all with only 1 plate), illus. ; 15cm. Subjects: Africa -- Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800. Robert Burton = Nathaniel Crouch. First published in 1686 as 'A view of the English acquisitions'. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T144300. Full title: The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India : Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company, from sally in South Barbary, to the cape of Good-Hope, in Africa, viz. James Fort, in the river of Gambo. Sherbrow, in York Island. Serra Leona, in Bence Island. Dickeys Cove. Commends. Cape Coast Castle. Fort Royal. Annamabo. Winnebah. Acra. Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India, sumatra, China, &c. viz. Spawhawn and Gambroon, in Persia. Fort St. George. Fort St. David. Conimeere. Cuduloor, Porto Novo. Midepollam Merchlapatam. Pettipole the coast of coromnadel. Carway Callicut. Surrat. Bombay Island, Ballasore. Hugly. chuttanetti. Daca. Rhajama, on the Co. of Mallabar Atcheen, and York Fort, in Sumatra Amoy, canton, and tonqueen, in China, &c. With an account of the inhabitants of all these countries; their religion, government, trade marriages, funerals, strange custom, &c. Also, birds, beasts, serpents, monsters, and other strange creatures found there. Intermix with divers accidents, and notable remarks. With cuts. Likewise, a description of the isle of St. Helena, where the English usually refresh in their india voyages. By Robert Burton.

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        Philosophiae Newtonianae Institutiones, in Usus Academicos.

      Leiden & Amsterdam: Joh. Arn. Langerak u.a., 1728.. Editio secunda auctior. 8 Bl. (Ad Lectorem, Index Capitum), 488 S., 8 Bl. (Index Rerum); gest. Titelvignette, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz; 17 mehrf. gef. Kupfertafeln. Kl.-8° (15,7 x 10,2 cm), Lederband d. Zt.auf 5 echten Bünden, goldgepr. RT, reiche Rückenvergoldung, gemusterter Rundum-Schnitt.. Willem Jacob's (Gulielmus Jacobus) Gravesande, 1688 - 1742, niederl. Physiker, Mathematiker u. Philosoph, Professor in Leiden. Anhänger der Lehren von Isaac Newton, den er 1715 in der Royal Society in London kennenlernte. - Polierter Ledereinband berieben u. etw. verkratzt, hinten etw. abgeschabt u. fleckig, 2 kl. Fehlstellen. Rückenenden u. Ecken fehlerhaft, die erhabenen Bünde abgeschabt u. m. kl. Fehlstellen. Vord. Buchdeckel fast lose. Bibl.ex. m. hübschem, altem Bibl.schildchen auf dem Innendeckel u. altem Stempel auf Titelblatt. Titelblatt im Titelbereich m. 4 x 1 cm Fehlstelle, ohne Textverlust. Einige alte Eintragungen in Bleistift auf dem Innendeckel. Innendeckel, erste u. letzte Blätter an den Rändern verfärbt. Innen einige Blätter an der unteren Ecke etw. tintenfleckig, einige Blätter m. winzigem Mäusefraß (?), vereinzelt kleine Stockflecken. Eine Tafel an den Knickfalten gebräunt. Ansonsten innen gut erhalten und auch äußerlich ein noch dekoratives Exemplar. Die Tafeln zeigen physik., geometrische, optische usw. Geräte u. Experimente. A/O1 - Please enquire for detailed information in English - Demandez des details en francais s.v.p.

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        A la Mode-Sprach der Teutschen, Oder Compendieuses Hand-Lexicon. Jn welchem die meisten aus fremden Sprachen entlehnte Wörter und Redens-Arten, So in denen Zeitungen, Briefen und täglichen Conversationen vorkommen, Klar und deutlich erkläret werden. Nach Alphabetischer Ordnung mit Fleiß zusammen getragen von Sperander.

      Nürnberg, Buggel und Seitz, 1728.. 8° [18x11x5 cm]. 5 Blatt, 803 Seiten. Ohne Frontispiz. Vierbündiger Ledereinband, geprägtes Rückenschild. Umlaufender Rotschnitt. Einband berieben. Im Gelenk und am Buchrücken wenig beschädigt u. geringfügig wurmlöchrig. Name von alter Hand auf Vorsatz. Marginal braunfleckig, innen gutes Exemplar..

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        The benefits and privileges of cuckolds shewing the little disgrace there is in being one, and the obligations men sometimes have to their wives, for conferring that honour upon them, in what manner soever it is done, either as Prudes, Coquettes, Domines, or WRITING DESKS. The whole beautifully illustrated with several late notable intrigues that have been carried on in many parts of the BEAU-MONDE. Humbly dedicated to Mother H-gg-r.

      London: printed by A. Moore, 1728 - 32p.; 8vo. Sewn, uncut as issued, first and last pages lightly dusted but an excellent copy. L, C, Cq; CLU-C in ESTC on-line. "The booksellers name in the imprint is fictitious. See Treadwell, M.; 'Of false and misleading imprints.' in 'Fakes and Frauds', [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Algemene Kerkelyke en Wereldlyke Geschiedenissen des Bekenden Aardkloots, of Een Verhaal van al het gene gedenkwaardig in de verscheide Ryken en Staten dezer Wereldt is voorgevallen, van de Schepping der Wereldt tot de doodt van Willem den III. Koning van Engelandt. Midsgaders de Levens van Mannen en Vrouwen, die zich gedurende dien tydt door geleerdheit of door eenige andere aanmerkens-waardige hoedanigheit vermaard gemaakt hebben. Op eene welgeschikte order in het Neder-Duitsch aangevangen door Geerlof Suikers, en volvoerd door Isaak Verburg. Met een groten en naaukeurigen Blad-wyzer, en kopere platen. In Tien Stukken.

      Amsterdam, Rudolf en Jacobus Wetstein, en William Smith 1728. 10 stukken in 5 delen, (titelprent met verklaaring, 12, portret, 20) 668 367, (2) 128 252 318 (1), (8, portret, 6) 321-432 884, (10) 972, (12) 525 (2) 493 (167) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio (compleet met de gegraveerde titelprent, 2 portretten, 4 uitvouwbare kaarten, inclusief de wereldkaart, uitvouwbare Tyd-tafel en 99 gravures in de tekst van Ottens, Wandelaar, Picart, Houbraken e.a.).

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        Nov Orbis sive America Septentrionalis divisa per sua regna Provinc et Insul Cura et opera.

      Augsberg 1728 - Size : 195x255 (mm), 7.625x10 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Quattro continenti: Europa, Africa, Asia, Novus Orbis sive America

      Augustae Vindelicorum (1728) - Proveniente da : "Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem, partes, imperia, regna et provincias exhibentes, exactissima cura juxta recentissimas observation. aeri incisae et venum expositae a Matthaeo Seutter chalcogr" Prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Valentini Kräutermanns Curieuser und vernünfftiger Urin-Arzt, Welcher eines Theils lehret und zeiget/ Wie man aus dem Urin nicht allein die meisten und vornehmsten Kranckheiten des Menschl. Leibes nach gewissen Kunst-Reguln der Medicin, grndlich erkennen, sondern auch wie ein vernünfftiges Judicium davon zu fällen sei. Anderen Theils: Wie man auch aus dem Puls den Zustand des Geblütes, die Stärcke und Schwäche der Lebens-Geister, Ab- und Zunahme der Kranckheit ersehen und das Aderlassen nach denen Complexionen derer Menschen, Lauf des Mondes derer Planeten und Aspecten mit Nutzen anstellen solle. Deme noch beygefüget eine curieuse und sehr dienliche Aderlaß-Taffel. Aus berühmter Medicorum Schrifften, theils auch aus eigener Praxi zusammen g

      Frankfurt-Leipzig, Ernst Ludwig Niedt, [1728]. - kl8° (17x10), [4] Bl., 198 S., [5] Bl. (Register), mit 1 Kupferstich-Tafel, 1 mehrfach gefaltete Aderlass-Tafel, HLdr d.Zt., LederEcken Kamm-Marmorpapierbezug, etwas berieben, Frontispiz nach Titel eingebunden, Titelblatt fußseitig knapp beschnitten (deshalb keine Jahreszahl), kleiner zeitgenössischer Name auf Titel, nahezu ungelesen, gepflegtes, sehr schönes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Articulis, ligaments et musculis hominis incessu statuque dirigendis obervationes denuo recognitae (1728). + Tractionis de articulis ligamentis et musculis dirigendis supplementum...(1731).

      . Lipsiae: Apud Joh. Frod. Gleditschii B. Fil., 1728, 4°, (24), 4 gestoch. Tafeln; Lipsiae: Litteris Ioan. Christiani Langenheimii, 1731, Kl.4°, (2), 16 pp., 1 Taf.; feiner Pappband im Stil der Zeit; etwas fleckig.. Augustin Friedrich Walther, "geb. zu Wittenberg 26. Oct. 1688, studirte von 1705 ab an den Universitäten zu Wittenberg und Jena Med., machte von 1709 an eine wissenschaftl. Reise durch Holland und England, erwarb 1711 zu Wittenberg die philos., 1712 aber die med. Doctorwürde und habilitirte sich 1713 als Docent an der Universität Leipzig. Im Jahre 1723 erhielt er daselbst die Professur der Anatomie und Chirurgie, 1732 wurde er zum Physicus der Stadt Leipzig, sowie zum Professor der Pathologie, 1737 aber zum Professor der Therapie ernannt, in welcher Stellung er bis zu seinem nach langem schweren Leiden 12. Oct. 1746 erfolgten Tode verblieben ist. Walther war als Lehrer sehr geschätzt und hat seine Theilnahme au dem Gedeihen der Universität durch Stiftung eines ansehnlichen Stipendiums für 3 Studirende der Medicin, sowie dadurch bewiesen, dass er der Universitäts-Bibliothek einen sehr werthvollen Theil seiner eigenen Bibliothek vermacht hat. Walther's literar, Arbeiten (sämmtlich in Leipzig erschienen) beziehen sich auf Botanik (er war von 1730 an Director des botan. Gartens), Anatatomie und Physiologie, Materia medica, sowie allgemeinen und speciellen Patholologie, und Therapie, zum Theil auch auf Chirurgie. Von vorwiegender Bedeutung sind jedoch seine Leistungen auf dem Gebiete der Anatomie, und zwar ganz besonders die Beiträge zur Myologie und Angiologie. Ausserdem verdienen Erwähnung Walther's Untersuchungen über den Bau der Herzohren, über einige Ausführungsgänge der Gland. sublinguales, sowie über den Bau des Trommelfells, auf deren Grund er zum Theil ganz neue Ansichten aufgestellt hat. Die Mehrzahl der letztgenannten Abhandlungen (mit wenigen Ausnahmen als akad. Gelegenheitsschriften veröffentlicht) hat HALLER wieder abdrucken lassen in seinen Disp. anat. (I-VI), den Disp. ad morb. hist. (III), den Disp. chir. (V). Von den übrigen Schriften verdienen Erwähnung: "De usu et praestantia solidioris in anatomicis scientia" (1723) - "Uterus gravidarum" (1723) - "Arteriae coeliacae tabulau" (1729) - "Tabula nova plantae humani pedis (teneriores musculos atque ligam. ossium doc.)" (1731) - "De loto aegyptiaca in nummis antiquis" (1746) - "De silphio in veterum nummis ac diversis plantarum speciebus" (1746). Die Acta eruditorum enthalten folgende Abhandlungen Walther's: "Sarcoceles eximiae historia" (1725) - "Descriptio penis monstrosi" (1729) - "Anatome duorum hemiosorum" (1731)." Winter, Hirsch-H. V, pp.837-838 - - siehe - Joecber, IV; Rosenmueller, Programm zur Disputation von Mor. Küstner. Leipz. 1819 (beide geben ein genaues Verzeichniss von Walther's Schritten); Biogr. med. VII, p. 465.; Dict. hist. IV, p. 363; ADB XLI, p. 96; Ind. cat. 1. ser. XVI, p. 30-38. - - *) Ronald A. Bergman; Adel K. Afifi; Ryosuke Miyauchi: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: Peroneus Brevis and Longus.

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        Königliche Preussische General-Revue von 20 Esquadrons und 20 Battailons, welche Anno 1728 im Gesicht beyder Königl. Majest. Ihro Königl. Majestaete in Pohlen und Preussen vor Berlin ist gehalten worden.

      . Kupferstich v. G.P. Busch, dat. 1728, 33 x 30 (H). Einblattdruck! Nicht bei Clauswitz/Zögner und Schulz. - Sehr seltener Plan, der eine militärische Übung in der Umgebung von Tempelhof darstellt. Unten mittig die Textkartusche mit preussischem Adler, darunter Aufführung der an der Übung beteiligten Regimenter von A - P. Zeigt das Gebiet: Schöneberg, Neuer Oberbaum (Spree), Ricksdorf, Britz, Lichterfelde, Steglitz. Mittig Tempelhof. - Restauriert ( Wurmlöcher, Risse usw.)

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        A Miscellany of Poems By Several Hands. Publish'ed by J[ohn] Husbands

      Printed by Leon. Lichfield. First edition.. Some foxing, particularly to the title-page and prelims; front free endpaper chipped at the fore-edge; very good copy.. Fleeman 31.10HM/1; Courtney 1; Chapman & Hazen, page 123. 8vo, 18th century sprinkled calf skillfully rebacked, later marbled endpapers, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. A miscellany of 61 poems (all but 15 of them by the editor John Husbands) which contains the first published work of Samuel Johnson, a translation into Latin verse of Pope's Messiah, done as an exercise in November 1728 for his Pembroke College tutor, William Jorden. Johnson's seven-page translation in 119 lines was executed with his usual scholarly enthusiasm and impressive (and later legendary) ability to work fast. He completed the task in little over a day. (See Jackson Bate, Samuel Johnson, pages 91-93). It has been claimed that there was a separate printing of Johnson's Messiah prior to this publication. A copy has never been found, though Husbands's Miscellany is still sometimes qualified as being the first "surviving" publication of any of Johnson's works. John Husbands (1706-1732) was also a young scholar at Pembroke College Oxford, but few facts are known about this life, and his claim to fame is as Johnson's first editor. At an early juncture in the 100-page preface, Husbands notes Johnson's contribution: "The translation of Mr. Pope's Messiah was delivered to his tutor, as a college exercise, by Mr. Johnson, a commoner of Pembroke College in Oxford, and 'tis hoped will be no discredit to the excellent original.? In the remaining preface Husbands writes about poetry in general and its models and types. For an interesting article on Husbands's Miscellany, see An Early Eighteenth-Century Enthusiast for Primitive Poetry, Modern Language Notes, January, 1922. Bookplates of Frank Brewer Bemis and Frederick Whiley Hilles on the front paste-down; small Yale University ink stamp on the verso of the title page; deaccessioned by Yale and sold by C. A. Stonehill of New Haven to collector Paula Peyraud in November, 1985. See Peyraud Sale lot 310. The rear paste-down noted in the catalogue as having a crudely removed bookplate has been replaced with a similar marbled paper.

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        Chymie expérimentale et raisonnée.Paris, Pierre François Didot le jeune, 1773. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a different engraved vignette on the title-page of each volume by Jean Michel Moreau Le Jeune, an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Charles Nicolas Cochin and 12 folding engraved plates. Contemporary French mottled calf, spines richly gold-tooled, marbled endpapers and edges.

      Ferguson, Bib. Chem., I, pp. 83-84; Schelenz, Gesch. der Pharmazie, p. 563; Sotheran 6050; Wellcome, p. 118; DSB I, p. 527. Mathew Boulton's fine copy of the first and best edition of a thorough handbook of practical chemistry by one of France's most distinguished 18th-century chemists, pharmacists and equipment makers, with 12 plates showing a wide variety of furnaces, boilers, distilling equipment and other glassware, crucibles, etc. Baumé (1728-1804) worked for decades as a pharmacist and designed and produced laboratory apparatus. The present book, his most important publication, grew out of a series of courses he taught in the years 1757 to 1772. At the end of the latter year he was elected to the Académie des Sciences. Distillation (including the distillation of wine) was one of his specialties. A fine copy, with the two-leaf cancel (volume I, pages 71-74), and with only a minor tear in the text of 1 leaf and an occasional minor spot. Bindings with minor damage to the spines, but still very good. With the eighteenth-century letterpress bookplates of Mathew Boulton. A fine copy of a classic chemistry manual, especially interesting as a source for Watt and Boulton's steam engine.

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        CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES OF THE WORLD commencing with creation and ending with the nativity of Jesus Christ comprehending ye space of 3950 years digested into ye same methd. with ye Chronological Tables of Col. W. Parsons to which are added the characters of the high priests, emperours, kings, judges, &c., mentioned in ye tables.

      [before 1728?]., Oxford: - 8vo, pp. 60 leaves and 1 engraved folding table, 4 double-page engraved tables in leaf count; engraved titlepage after Hulett, the balance of the text also engraved throughout, probably by Hulett. Locatewd only at UCLA and Virginia in the NUC, to which OCLC adds SMU, Duke, Nat'l. Library of Wales, and one other. Previous owner's signature, dated 1733 on the front endpaper. Bound in contemporary rubbed full calf. 8 page subscriber's list. A nice clean copy. It is interesting to note that other listed copies are decribed as oblong 8vo, this is not.

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        Opera. Ad mss. codices recognita & illustrata studio ac labore Stephani Baluzii Tutelensis.

      Venedig, Anton Gropper & Francesco Pitteri, 1728. - (2), XLVIII SS., CXXIX Spp., (1) S., 646 Spp., (3) SS., CCCLVI (falsch: CCCLV) Spp. Mit gest. Vignette am rot-schwarz gedruckten Titel und einem gest. Kopfstück. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen am (wenig späteren) goldgepr. Lederrücken. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Folio (275:390). Nachdruck der Ausgabe Paris 1726: "Neue treffliche Recension" (Ebert). - Der karthagische Rhetor Cyprianus (3. Jh.) trat im reiferen Alter zum Christentum über. "Er wurde bald Presbyter und schließlich Bischof, bei der Christenverfolgung des Kaisers Valerian wurde er (258 n. Chr.) enthauptet. In seinen zahlreichen lateinischen Traktaten und Briefen will er teils das Christentum verteidigen, teils die Christen im Glauben stärken; seine Briefe haben für Kirchengeschichte und Kirchenrecht besonderen Wert. Die leichtverständliche und gefällige Form seiner Werke verschaffte ihm mehr Nachwirkung als seinem Lehrer Tertullian" (Tusc. Lex. Lit. 73f.). - Einband leicht berieben, die hübsche Bogenfriesprägung prägnant erhalten. Titel etwas fleckig, kl. Einriß am Unterrand. Einige wenige hs. Marginalien der Zeit. Am vorderen Innendeckel Exlibris der Wiener Augustiner sowie spätere hs. Bibliothekssignatur derselben; der Lederrücken (mit entspr. kl. hs. Signaturschildchen) wohl von denselben zur Wahrung eines einheitlichen Regal-Erscheinungsbilds noch im 18. Jahrhundert ersetzt. Ebert 5583. Brunet II, 459. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Batavia Illustrata: or, a view of the policy, and commerce, of the United Provinces: Particularly of Holland. With an enquiry into the alliances of the States General, with the Emperor, France, Spain, and Great Britain. In three parts.

      London, Printed for William Innys, near St. Paul's, Messieurs Osborn and Longman, 1728. - (1st ed.). 3 parts in 1. 8vo. Title + VIII+580 pp. With 3 identiacal engraved vignettes & num. wood-engraved title vignettes & wood-engraved initials. Hardcover. Contemp. blindstamped panelled full calf with raised bands and morocco title label. VG. (Spine ends sl. worn, spine sl. rubbed). * Provenance: bookplates of Robert William Duff Esq., J.C. Pabst, and A.A.H. Stolk. - Onslow Burrish was envoy to the Dutch Republic and German states during the first half of the 18th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Night Dance by Men in Hapaee

      - This outstandingly detailed copper-plate engraving depicting a scene in Captain Cooks Journey. Overall this print measures 21.5" x 16". Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was a British navigator, explorer and cartographer with the Royal Navy. In 1766, Cook began what would be three separate voyages to the Pacific, studying, charting and documenting the Pacific and island inhabitants. The engravings and images produced from these great eighteenth-century voyages presented the world with scientific and ethnographic data, pictorial representations, and cartographic discoveries of the pacific from its northern reaches to its southern extremities for the very first time. For his third and final voyage beginning July 12th 1776, Captain Cook commanded HMS Resolution in search of the Northwest Passage. This voyage was different to his previous two, however. Britain was at war as its American colonies fought for their own sovereignty. The Declaration of Independence had been signed on the Fourth of July, just eight days before the Resolution sailed, and the already perilous journey was now also in danger of capture from American pirates ready to hold the vessels hostage on their voyage home. It is notable that Benjamin Franklin, American Minister to the court of France, wrote a letter requesting free passage for Cook, as a mark of respect for the man himself and also in recognition of the importance of the journey's mission. Overall this print is in good condition with some foxing and staining in margins. We will not be knowingly undersold on this work of art.

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        Raccolta di storie e croniche

      Manni,, In Firenze, 1728 - Miscellanea di tre opere. Comprende: COMPAGNI DINO. Istoria fiorentina. In Firenze, 1728. Pp. xxiii (1) 99 (1). Frullone della Crusca al frontespizio, finalini, testate e bei capolettera istoriati. Unito a: VELLUTI DONATO. Cronaca di Firenze. dall'anno M.ccc in circa fino al M.ccclxx. In Firenze, 1731. Pp. (2) 158 (2). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con Frullone della Crusca. Unito a: Cronichette antiche di varj scrittori del buon secolo della lingua toscana. In Firenze, 1733. Pp. viii -290. Frullone della Crusca al frontespizio. Tre opere legate in un volume di cm. 23,5, solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con titoli e filetti in oro. Cerniere ben restaurate. Esemplare marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Insieme di tre opere apparse presso lo stesso editore fiorentino (Manni) e cge rappresentano un esauriente panorama storico di Firenze e della Toscana nell'antichità. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maternal Child Nursing Care. 5th Edition(TitleLanguage) Maternal Child Nursing Care,5th Edition

      Mosby, 2013-11-04. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :2013-11-04 Pages: 1728 Language: English Publisher: Mosby Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing. Maternal Child Nursing Care. 5th Edition offers the accurate. practical information you need to succeed in the classroom . the clinical setting. and on the NCLEX examination.This new edition offers numerous content updates throughout the text to keep you up-to-date on the latest topics and best practices.Plus hundreds of illustrations. alert boxes.... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        A View Of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      S. Palmer, London 1728 - 407 pages. 27 x 20 cm. [A4-a4-c4,d1, *A4-*B4,B4-Fff4]. Twelve copper engraved fold-out plates. Engraved title, head and tail designs after John Pine and J. Grison. Pemberton, a physician studied medicine under Boerhaave. He was a member of the Royal Society to which he contributed many papers: one of which came to the attention of Newton, and thus, a long friendship ensued. Newton employed him to superintend the third edition of the "Principia." Pemberton saw much of Darwin in his old age. "Probably the most famous (popularization of Newtonian philosphy) is that by Henry Pemberton.Pemberton's book is an excellent summary.So the reader of Pemberton would have emerged with a good idea of the whole Newtonian achievement, in the realm of physics. The presentation is relatively non mathematical.his remarks on what Newton believed are of great interest and the anecdotes are well founded." [see: KNIGHT. pp.66-67]. List of Subscribers. Owner inscription title page, dampstains. Modern three quarter calf and marbled boards, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Very good [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Inauguralrede und 3 Dissertationen.

      . alle kl.-4°, mit Kopfl., tlw. m. Titelblattvign., Init. u. Schlußvign., ungeb., unaufgeschn. Expl., nur eins geh., etwas gebr. u. tlw. fleck., Rd. bzw. Bugst. best. u. staubfl., mit je einem v. alter Hd. beschr. NrSchi. am Titelbl., sowie je zw. kl. FidCommst. verso u. je e. kl. St. a. versch. S.. CRAMER, Johann Georgius.De Delictis Et Poenis Statvvm Imperii Romano-Germanici . . . 1728 Prim. Ed. Leipzig 1738. 72 S. BALTHASARE, Augustinus - Fischer, Martinus Gustavus. De Pecvnia Fevdali Vulgo: Lehn-Stamm, In Specie Pomeranica. A. 1738. Greifswald o. J. 32 S. FELTZIUS, Johann Henricus. - Cadebsky, Simon Thomas. Ex Historia Henrici Sancti Imp. Rom. Et Francorvm Reges Primae Stirpis. A. 1738. Wittenberg o. J. Titelbl., 1 nn. Bl., XXXVI S.

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        A New Map of Scotland

      London: , c1721. according to Gordon of Straloch. Size: 620 × 520 mm. Copperplate engraving with original outline colour. Lightly cleaned with some minor repairs to margins and strengthening to the central fold, otherwise in very good condition. A striking, large map of Scotland shown in great detail by John Senex. The map is enhanced by a beautiful title cartouche in the upper right corner. Each separate county is coloured in outline. Senex was a noted publisher, engraver and seller of maps, atlases and globes during the first half of the eighteenth century. He became the geographer to Queen Anne, and was duly elected to the Royal Society in 1728. This map was published in his 'A New General Atlas...'.

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        Tafereel der huwelyks liefde, Of Verhandelinge over de voortteelinge der menschen. In vier deelen. In 't Nederduitsch vertaelt door emanuel Sinttema.

      's Gravenhage; 1728 - ; Isaak Breedveld; vol. I (part I and II): engraved frontispiece and engraved title vignet by C.V. Swindren; portrait of Nic. Venette, 2 full page and 2 folded engravings; 8o; gilt printed leather; XXXVI, 235 pp.; vol. II (part III and IV): engraved title vignet, 4 full page and 3 folded engravings; 8o; half leather; (4), 235 pp. * Bindings are different but with same size and both with 5 raised bands. Spine vol. I broken but not loosened. Part IV misbound: pp 193 -235 are the same as part II; that's why last 3 chapters of part IV are lacking. All engravings existing. In spite of these defects an attractive set of this first Dutch edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Boekenbeurs]
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        Atlas maritimus & commercialis; or, a general view of the world, so far as relates to trade and navigation / Sailing Directions for All the Known Coasts and Islands on the Glob, with a Sett of Sea-Charts

      London: James Knapton, 1728. Two parts in one volume. Illustrated with 53 of 54 fine uncolored copper plate maps, (last celestial chart is missing with a full size facsimile version provided from the British Library edition), and 5 fold-out diagrams tipped into the second text. Title page printed in black and red, foreword, preface, list of subscribers, and list of charts. Dedication page has a repair to the margin. "Atlas maritimus & commercialis," 340 pp. plus index. "General Coasting Pilot," 195 pp. plus maps. Page numbers written in ink. Elephant folio (21.25" x 13"), scuffing and corner wear to original brown leather binding, gilt spine in 8 compartments. Some toning and light scattered foxing to text and maps. Repairs to World Chart, North America chart and Celestial map along bottom fold out, small abrasion in margin of China map. Bookplate pasted down with Coat of Arms of Verney. This commercial sea atlas was published in 1728 as a guide to British global commerce. Today, it is a historically significant English overview of world trade during a rapid period of development of the British Empire's trading power. The atlas consists of two parts. The first is the "Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis" proper, which provides a geographical overview of the world as it relates to trade and navigation. It also gives an account of contemporary commerce, including the traded commodities of each country. The second part is "A General Coasting Pilot" by Nathaniel Cutler, which provides sailing directions. The volume was published anonymously, though the maps are often attributed to Sir Edmond Halley, the Astronomer Royal of Britain, who also wrote the prefatory note discussing the charts' use. The atlas's emphasis on commerce in addition to geography distinguishes it from "The English Pilot," the period's standard in maritime charts. It was also notable for covering the entire globe, including the south and west coasts of America, in one volume. This is an early issue of the Atlas, with A Chart of the Coast of Scotland on a globular projection. London: 1728.Sir Edmond Halley (1656--1742) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's Comet. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain after John Flamsteed. John Senex (1678-1740) was a kind of Renaissance man of the 18th-century map world, working at times as a scholar, surveyor, engraver, astrologer, book seller and publisher of maps, atlases and globes. In a short period, he developed from an apprentice into one of the most important cartographers of the period and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, as well as Official Geographer to Queen Anne of Great Britain. A wonderful rarity about 'Globular Projection" maps which was invented by Halley, Harris and Senex. Includes the unforgettable large four sheet map "A Chart of the Atlantick Ocean Shewing the Coast from Texel to C. Cantin".

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        The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India : Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company ... Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India

      London : Printed and A. Bettewworthe at the Red Lyon, and J. Battely at the Dove, in Pater-noster-Row, 1728. 1st Edition in this form. Fair copy bound in contemporary calf-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age. Corners bumped. Some surface wear evident to boards. Lacking half-title page. Top fore edge page corners somewhat worn from about page 160 onwards, with some minor loss - text affected in places. Pages slightly toned as with age, but perfectly clear and legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Fair copy bound in contemporary calf-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age. Corners bumped. Some surface wear evident to boards. Lacking half-title page. Top fore edge page corners somewhat worn from about page 160 onwards, with some minor loss - text affected in places. Pages slightly toned as with age, but perfectly clear and legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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