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        The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. To Which is Prefix'd A Short Chronicle from the First Memory of Things in Europe to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great

      London Printed for J. Tonson, J. Osborn and T. Longman 1728. Cover and spine worn. Hinges cracked but holding. Fep torn. Some damp staining to a few lower margins. Contents tight and overall G+. Signature of Caleb Readshaw on title page First Edition Leather cover 270mm x 200mm (11" x 8"). xiv, 376pp. 3 engraved folding plates.

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        Des Herrn Gerhard de Lairesse, Welt - belobten Kunst - Mahlers, Grosses Mahler - Buch. Worinnen die Mahler - Kunst in allen ihren Theilen Gründlich gelehret, durch Beweißthümer und Kupfferstiche erkläret, ...

      Nürnberg: Johann Christoph Weigel; 1728.Erster Theil. 8°. 4 Bll., 181 S., 15 Kupfertafeln; 80 S., 8 Kupfertafeln; 199 S.,18 Bll. (Register), 28 Kupfertafeln (insg. 51). Hldr. der Zeit mit fünf echten Bünden. Einband stärker berieben bestossen. Gelenke gebrochen; Bindung dennoch fest. Spiegel zu einem Drittel von alter Hand beschrieben. Vorsatzblatt lose. Frontispiz fehlt. Papier innen sauber. Tafeln tls. mit Knickspuren. Lairesse (1641 Lüttich - 1711 Amsterdam), bereits angesehener Maler seiner Zeit. Ua. Bildnisse für die Kurfürsten von Köln und Brandenburg; 1660 erstes nachweisbares Gemälde "Martyrium der Hl. Ursula" für den Dom zu Aachen gemalt; später zahlr. weitere Auftragsgemälde in Deutschland und Holland. - Vgl. Thieme / Becker 21 / 22, 234: "L. ist der bedeutendste Vertreter des akademischen Klassizismus, der den in Rembrandts Kunst gipfelnden holländ. Realismus im letzten Viertel des 17. Jahrh. ablöst." Deutsch

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        Morocco. the kingdoms of Fes, Morocco, Tafilalet and Sijilmasa . "STATUUM MAROCCA NORUM. REGNORUM NEMPE FESSANI, MAROCCANI, TAFILETANI ET SEGELOMESSANI secundum suas provincias accurate divisorum

      Africa: Nuremberg Homann, Johann Baptist 1728. Copper engraved map of Moroccoc by Johann Bapt. Homann from his "Grosser Atlas" . Original colour, verso blank. The map shows the ancient Kingdoms of Fes, Morocco, Tafilalet and Sijilmasa, with two views below of the imperial cities of Marrakesh and Meknes. The Canary Islands are shown and also a small inset map of the Madeira Arhipelago Decorative title cartouche with merchants and wild animals including a magnificent lion and strange serpent; with a vignette [somewhat faded ] of a sea battle off Tangier the two views include keys to the important edifices of the cities Meknes / Mequinetz was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672?"1727), before it was relocated to Marrakech. Fair impression, some what light to cartouche & vignette, prospects could be darker ; light soiling to blank margins; old tape to lower centrefold in blank margin causing discolouration [not entering image]. Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. Africa Morocco Marrkesh Meknes Canary Islands

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        An abridgment of all the statutes in Ireland, in the reign of King George the I. in force and use

      Dublin: E. Dobson 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [4], xviii, [2], 257, [9], vi, 122, [6] pp.. 1728 Irish statutes from 1717 through 1728, compiled and edited by Edward Hunt. Included here are acts on linen manufacturing and importing, shipwrecks, Dublin street cleaning, "strengthening the Protestant Interest" in Galway, reducing interest to seven percent, regulating the price of bread, etc. The text is printed largely in roman, with headers and sectional titles in black-letter; the second section, from the first session of George II, has a separate title-page, and both sections offer indexes. Searches of WorldCat and ESTC find only seven copies rerported by U.S. libraries. Contemporary calf, framed in blind with blind roll along joints, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label; binding moderately rubbed overall with lower inner corner of front cover scuffed, spine label chipped and dimmed. One page with early inked doodles, not obscuring text, offset onto opposing page. A few corners bumped; one leaf with lower outer corner torn away. A solid and very usable copy.

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        The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. To Which is Prefix'd A Short Chronicle from the First Memory of Things in Europe to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great

      London: Printed for J. Tonson, J. Osborn and T. Longman. Cover and spine worn. Hinges cracked but holding. Fep torn. Some damp staining to a few lower margins. Contents tight and overall G+. Signature of Caleb Readshaw on title page. 1728. First Edition. Leather cover. 270mm x 200mm (11" x 8"). xiv, 376pp. 3 engraved folding plates. .

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        Auszug aus dem Anfangs-Gründen aller mathematischen Wissenschaften

      Rengerische Buchhandlung Frankfurt und Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1728. Format 8° **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . XII S. + 734 S. + 1 Titelkupfer + 40 ausklappbare Kupfer (teilweise etwas fleckig) mit figürlichen und mathematischen Darstellungen, hübscher Pergamenteinband der Zeit mit Rückenbeschriftung durchgängig minimalst stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand = S. 547 bis 612 beinhaltet Artillerie und Festungsbau mit insgesamt 5 Kupfern zumThema , ingesamt 19 mathematische Themen =

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        Aphrodisiacus, sive De Lue Venerea; in duos tomos bipartitus Continens Omnia Queaecumque Hactenus de hac re sunt ab omnibus Medicis Conscripta Ubi de Ligno Indico, Salsa Perilla, Radice Chymae, Argento Vivo Morbi Gallici

      Leiden: Johan. Arnold Langerak et Johan. & Herm. Verbeek, 1728. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full calf worn heavily at edges and corners, hinges cracked, spine dried, all six cords still holding. Title page in red and black loose but present. Scattered foxing heavier in places, one engraved plate. A few marginal notes in an early hand A hugely influential history of the collected knowledge on syphilis - its history, treatment, spread, etc. Contains a host of vital works on the subject, largely from 15th and 16th century authors and most unavailable elsewhere. Various editions in English of varying completeness were published beginning in 1736. Two volumes in one in folio, a monstrous undertaking, 1366 pages in two columns, plus an index. Size: Folio. Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Inventory No: 039140.

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        Analecta Hassiaca, darinnen allerhand zur hess. Historie, Jurisprudentz und Litteratur behörige Urkunden, Abhandlungen und Nachrichten mitgetheilet werden.

      Marburg: Müller; 1728-1730.Collectio I - IV (von insges. IX) in 1. 17,5 x 10,5 cm. 4 Bl., 220 S.; 26 S., S. 221 - 434, 16 Bl.; 3 Bl., 244 S., 2 Bl.; 8 Bl., S. 245 - 474, 5 Bl. Mit 1 gestoch. Tafel und 3 gefalt. Stammtafeln. Schmuckloses Pergament. Einband etwas berieben und schwach gebogen. Sonst ordentliches und solides Exemplar. Sprache in Deutsch und Latein. Teil 1 und 2 ("Collctio I + II") tls. in lateinischer Sprache mit dem Titel: "Partim ex. Mss. eruta Partim Typis Jam Excusa sed rarius obvia. Collegit Observationes Praevias & Indices necessarios adjecit Joh.Phil.Kuchenbecker." Ab Beiträge über hessische Münzen u. zahlr. Arbeiten zur politischen Geschichte u. Rechtsgeschichte etc. Insgesamt erschienen 12 Teile. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Vita Hermanni Vulteji, JCti. ex monumentis fide dignis, ut plurimum in editis deprompta et ad illustrandam historiam Hassiacam. Accedit Appendix duplex. (Beigebunden der zweiteilige Anhang: I.: Joannis Antrechti: De vita et obitu Justi Vulteii in Academia Marburgensi Hebraicae Linguae Professoris Ordin. & Paedagogiarchae, anno MDLXXV. ultima Martii defuncti, commentatio. II. Hermanni Vulteji et Clarissimorum vivorum ad ipsum epistolae XX. ut plurimum nondum editae.). 6 Bl., 224, 120 S. Mit 3 gefalteten genealogischen Tabellen. Gießen 1731. - Erste Ausgabe. Biographie von Hermann Vultejus (1565 - 1634), des berühmten Juristen und Philologen in Marburg. Der Verfasser Johann Philipp Kuchenbecker (1703 - 1746) war als Regierungsarchivar und Bibliothekar in Kassel tätig. Deutsch, Latein

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        Chinese Literature Chronicles: Volume Sui (Set 3 Volumes) (Hardcover)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) ZHONG GUO WEN XUE BIAN NIAN SHI : SUI TANG WU DAI JUAN ( SHANG ZHONG XIA ) ( JING ZHUANG )

      Hunan People s Publishing House; 1 edition (Septem. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Pages Number: 1728 Publisher : Hunan People s Publishing House; 1st Edition (200 Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        POMMERSFELDEN/ Oberfranken: Schloß Weißenstein, Prospect der Cascade gegen das Schloß - um 1728, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 27x41 cm

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        GAIBACH/ Unterfranken: Schloß und Garten, Ansicht, darunter Plan - um 1728, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 27x63 cm

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        POMMERSFELDEN/ Oberfranken: Schloß Weißenstein, Prospect dern Stallungen gegen das Schloß - um 1728, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 26x41 cm

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        POMMERSFELDEN/ Oberfranken: Schloß Weißenstein, Prospect der Cascade gegen das Schloß - um 1728, Kupferstich, 27x41 cm

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        GAIBACH/ Unterfranken: General Prospect von seithen des Gartens, Gesamtansicht der ganzen Anlage - um 1728, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 38x49 cm

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        Le Courtisan predestine, ou le Duc de Joyeuse Capucin.

      . Nouv. edition. Paris: Musier 1728. With engr. portrait. (8) + 422 + (8) + (2, blank). Contp. calf, spine richly gilt, gilt coat-of-arms. Hinges weak and binding rubbed..

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        The Newtonian System of the World, the Best Model of Government: An Allegorical Poem With a plain and intelligible Account of the System of the World, by Way of Annotations To which is added, Cambria's Complaint Against the Intercalary Day in the Leap-Year

      Westminster: Printed by A. Campbell for J. Roberts 1728.. First edition, small 4to, (iv), 46 pp, lacking the 2 leaf dedication at the beginning and the final leaf (advertisement and errata), but with the text of the poem complete. 3 folding plates, one with an old repair, some light foxing, title page soiled with minor loss to one corner, later bookplate. 19th century half sheep, marbled boards, Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1714, Desaguliers contributed papers on colour and the barometer to Philosophical Transactions, lectured widely to general audiences and was "held in great esteem" (DNB) by Newton. This poem, published the year after Newton's death, celebrates his achievements with copious footnotes explaining the science in some detail. Foxon D234.

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        Nauwkeurig Onderzoek van de Goddelyke Openbaring des H. Apostels Johannes, Waar in de regte Uitleggingen zyner Grondstellingen worden nagevorscht, en daar uit de Verklaring opgemaakt, als ook uit volzekere bescheiden der Geschiedenissen opgeheldert, beweert, en bewezen, en het geen de Heer Bossuet, Bisschop van Meaux, tot Verklaring van dit Boek heeft vooronderstelt, en tegen de Verklaring der Protestanten in de Gezichten van het Beest, en van 't Geestelyk Babel, tegenwerpt, ernstig overwogen, en wederlegt word, in 't Latijn beschreven. Meerendeels Vertaalt door Mattheus Gargon.

      Amsterdam, Antoni Schoonenburg 1728. 2 delen, (titelprent, 84) 710, (2) 704 (44) p. Origineel Leer met ribben en goudopdruk, 4°.

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        a single sheet containing thirteen mounted cut signatures, of some of the most eminent scientists of the eighteenth century being

      1. HUNTER, John ( 1728-1793 ). Anatomist, biologist, and founder of scientific surgery. Author of many important medical treatises, his most influential work was " A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gunshot Wounds, " published in 1794. 2. JENNER, Edward ( 1749-1823 ). Pioneer of vaccination, his experimental work on immunisation against smallpox led President Thomas Jefferson to write to Jenner, " Future generations will know by history only that the loathsome smallpox existed and by you has been extirpated." He was elected F.R.S. in 1788. 3. CAVENDISH, Henry ( 1731-1810 ). Made discoveries in composition of gases, electricity, geophysics. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1760, and his important paper " Experiments on Air," was read before the Society in 1784.In the course of his his experiments he made the discovery that when hydrogen is burned in the air, water is produced. His name is commemorated in the great Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge. 4. HERSCHEL, Sir William ( 1738-1822 ). Astronomer he discovered the planet Uranus, the intrinsic motion of the Sun, and the form of the Milky Way. He is also remembered for his discovery of infra-red radiation in the light of the Sun and for some remarkable conjectures as to the properties of this radiation. 5. PRIESTLEY, Joseph ( 1733-1804 ). A great experimental chemist, a theologian, educationist and political thinker, and known as the " discoverer " of Oxygen. He was elected F. R. S in 1766, and his " History and Present State of Electricity " was published in 1767. His important work on gases " Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air " was published in 1774. 6. BANKS, Sir Joseph ( 1743-1820 ). Botanist; President of the Royal Society for forty-two years; statesman of science. He accompanied Captain James Cook on his great expedition to the South Pacific, on board the Endeavour, on what is recognised as one of the great voyages of exploration and observation. 7. SOLANDER, Daniel ( 1736-1782 ). Botanist. He accompanied Sir Joseph Banks on Cook's voyage in the Endeavour. 8. RUMFORD, Count ( Benjamin Thompson ). ( 1753-1814 ). Social scientist; measured relationship between work and heat. His chief interests in science were in gunpowder and firearms. Through experiments, which he conducted in the boring of a cannon, he found that it was possible for the temperature of a quantity of water to be raised to the boiling point by friction, without fire. This is discussed in his famous paper " An inquiry concerning the sources of heat which is excited by friction." A friend of the President of the Royal Society Sir Joseph Banks he was elected to the Society in 1779. Eventually the Society named the Rumford Medal in honour of him, one of it's highest awards. 9. DIMSDALE, Thomas ( 1712-1800 ). Physician. He wrote several works on inoculation, including in 1767, " The present method of inoculation for the small-pox," which passed through many editions. 10. ABERNETHY, John ( 1764-1831 ). An eminent surgeon. He held popular lectures on anatomy, physiology, surgery and pathology. Much of his importance as a teacher lies in his recognition of the importance of comparative anatomy in the study of anatomy and physiology. A devout student of John Hunter, he continued his key work on ligation with great sucess . The other three signatures are of Charles Cavendish: this we believe to that of Henry Cavendish's father, Lord Charles Cavendish, third son of the 2nd Duke of Devonshire; and of Thomas Tyndall, possibly he who built the Royal Fort in the Clifton area of Bristol around the year 1767. The final signature intriguingly is that of Benjamin Franklin, while we are sure it is in Franklin's own hand, it looks to have been cut from the contents of a document, so is not his actual autograph as such. Book.

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        Le Cuisinier François, Enseignant la Maniere d'apprêter & assoisonner toutes sortes de viandes, grasses & maigres, legumes, patisseries en perfection , &c

      Troyes: Jean Garnier, 1728. Later Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition. Rebound in full modern leather. Title worn and chipped and laid back down. Scattered foxing, trimmed a little close at the fore edge in spots, a few minor chips, light dampstain in the center for about half of the book. 240pp. Cagle 264 (the 1699), Vicaire 500 (the 1723 Troyes), Oberle 84 (the 1727).A later Troyes edition of La Varenne's masterpiece. Remarkably, it is essentially unchanged and still begins with his famous recipe for bouillon. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000075.

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        An abridgment of all the statutes in Ireland, in the reign of King George the I in force and use

      Dublin: E. Dobson 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [4], xviii, [2], 257, [9], vi, 122, [6] pp.. 1728 Irish statutes from 1717 through 1728, compiled and edited by Edward Hunt. Included here are acts on linen manufacturing and importing, shipwrecks, Dublin street cleaning, "strengthening the Protestant Interest" in Galway, reducing interest to seven percent, regulating the price of bread, etc. The text is printed largely in roman, with headers and sectional titles in black-letter; the second section, from the first session of George II, has a separate title-page, and both sections offer indexes. Searches of WorldCat and ESTC find only seven copies rerported by U.S. libraries. Contemporary calf, framed in blind with blind roll along joints, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label; binding moderately rubbed overall with lower inner corner of front cover scuffed, spine label chipped and dimmed. One page with early inked doodles, not obscuring text, offset onto opposing page. A few corners bumped; one leaf with lower outer corner torn away. A solid and very usable copy.

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        The sacred and prophane history of the world connected, from the creation of the world to the dissolution of the Assyrian empire at the Death of Sardanapalus, and to the Declension of the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel, under the Reigns ... (Truncated)

      London : printed for R. Knaplock, and J. Tonson, 1728-30., 1728, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: The sacred and prophane history of the world connected, from the creation of the world to the dissolution of the Assyrian empire at the Death of Sardanapalus, and to the Declension of the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel, under the Reigns of Ahaz and Pekah [complete in 2 volumes]Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf, ruled in blind. Gilt-blocked leather labels on spines with some loss, particularly to label of vol. 2. Raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn as with age. All edges speckled. Internally, pages are quite clean and sound are considering the age of the volumes. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description: 2v., plates, maps (some folding) ; 20cm. Subjects: Jewish people -- Jews -- History -- Ancient history. Notes: Title pages in red and black with double-lined borders. Headpieces and historiated initials. A third volume was published in 1737. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T193628.

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        Speculi Britanniae Pars: A Topographical and Historical Description of Cornwall. With a map of the county and each hundred; in which are contained the names and seats of the several gentlemen then inhabitants: also, thirteen views of the most remarkable c

      London: Printed by William Pearson, for the Editor, 1728. (xviii); 104 pages. Additional engraved title, full-page plate of St. Germans, engraved dedication, table of distance, double-page county map, 9 double-page maps of each of the Hundreds, engravings in the text. Some light age discolouration to paper but contents clean and crisp. Contemporary speckled calf rebacked in contrasting coloured calf with morocco title label. John Norden (1548-1625), Elizabethan surveyor and cartographer probably visited Cornwall in the 1580s, and again between 1597 and 1601, when he carried out survey work for his mapping of the county. One of the great cartographic works of the Elizabethan age, this ground breaking work with Norden's observations on the county, a new county map, and more detailed individual maps of the hundreds was completed c1604, although it remained unpublished until 1728. First Edit. Very Good. 4to.. Book.

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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..

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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. .

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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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