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        A Sure Method of Improving Estates by Plantations of Oak, Elm, Ash, Beech and Other Timber-Trees, Coppice Woods. .

      London Francis Clay at the Bible, and Daniel Browne, at the Black Swan, without Temple-Bar 1728. G : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with outer joint wear. Neatly rebacked with new eps. Lacks frontispiece plate. Minor worming evidence [defunct] on lower corner of appendix pages with no impact on text. Heraldic plate on paste-down. Contents firm and bright First Edition Leather cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xxii, 274pp. Folding plate in appendix. '..Wherein is Demonstrated, the Necessity and Advantages Thereof; Their Manner of Raising, Cultivating, Felling in All Kinds of Soils, Whereby Estates may be greatly improv'd'.

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        Historiarum venetarum libri XXXII quorum XXIV priores niunc prodeunt.

      apud Joannem Manfrè 1728 2 voll. In folio (280x215). Splendida antiporta raffigurante l'allegoria di Venezia con la veduta di piazza S. Marco, incisa finemente in rame da Picart; pagg. 8, 818; pagg. 8, 838, 2. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con bella vignetta allegorica in rame, capilettera istoriati, eleganti testatine e finalini sempre incisi in rame. Pergamena rigida coeva, dorso a nervi con titolo su tassello in marocchino nocciola impresso in oro, tagli marmorizzati. Edizione originale di questa rara cronaca di storia veneziana. Splendido esemplare, freschissimo. Lozzi 6016 in nota cita il Coleti; Graesse III, 139.

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        Dè corpi marini Che sù monti si trovano; Della loro Origine, e dello stato del Mondo avanti il Diluvio, nel Diluvio, e dopo il Diluvio

      (Scienze naturali - rara ediz. '700) VALLISNERI ANTONIO. Dè corpi marini Che sù monti si trovano; Della loro Origine, e dello stato del Mondo avanti il Diluvio, nel Diluvio, e dopo il Diluvio: lettere critiche di Antonio Vallisneri, Pubblico Primario Professore di Medicina Teorica dell'Università di Padova; Con le Annotazioni: alle quali s'aggiungono tre altre Lettere Critiche contra le Opere del Sig. Andry, Francese e suoi Giornali. Seconda edizione con nuove Giunte, Annotazioni, e Raccolta d'Osservazioni spettanti all'Istoria Medica, e Naturale. Venezia, per Domenico Lovisa, 1728, in 8° (mm185x245). 1 carta bianca, 7 carte non numerate, 272 pagine numerate, 8 carte non numerate. Con un ritratto e 6 tavole ripiegate fuori testo incise in rame. SEGUE VALLISNERI ANTONIO. Raccolta di varie osservazioni, Spettanti all'Istoria Medica e Naturale. Scritte agli Eruditi, o dagli Eruditi a Lui; Con Varie Annotazioni, e Giunte, compilata da Gio. Jacopo Danielli. Venezia, per Domenico Lovisa, 1728, in 8° (mm 185x245). 6 carte non numerate, 176 pagine numerate, 4 carte non numerate. Unica legatura in cartonatura coeva, le pagine sono in barbe, le opere sono state collazionate e sono complete. Alla base del primo frontespizio si trova la seguente scritta autografa del Vallisneri: "All' Ill.mo Sig. Francesco Palazzo l'Autore in segno d'inviolabile amicizia e affettuosi.mo rispetto". Un alone al primo frontespizio e alla carta bianca che lo precede, qualche aloncino sulla parte inferiore delle ultime carte, modesti segni d'usura alla cartonatura, ottimo esemplare. (Rif.B5383-612/52)

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        Het Hoog en Lager-Huys van Engelandt.

      [Amsterdam] [Ca. 1728-1730] Plate mark 42,5 x 58 cm. The whole sheet 45 x 60 cm. Etching. A couple of pinholes. Nice condition.. The etching depicts a session of the english House of Commons with George II on throne with session of Lords inset above. The image was first published in the late 1600s. with William III on throne, another edition was published in the early 1700s. with Queen Anne on throne. The plate was probably published for the1728-1730 work "Geschiedenis van Engelandt", by De Larrey. The letters in the image would then reffer to the text of that work. The etching was executed by Romeyn de Hooghe and printed by Jan Covens and Comeille Mortier, one of the main map and print publishers of the early 18th. century. They aquired copper plates from many different 17th. century publishing houses, and printed new editions sometimes reworking and updating the plates

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        Histoire des Provinces Unies des Pays Bas. Depuis la Naissance de la Republique jusqu?à la Paix d?Utrecht & le Traité de la Barriere conclu en 1716 avec les principales medailles et leur explications, 4 parti in 2 voll.

      Z. Chatelain 1728 1^ ediz., in folio (cm 40x24,5), pp. 20 nn., 342, 8 nn., 419; 473, 20 nn. di indici; "Explication historique des principales medailles Frapées pour servir a l'Histoire des Provinces-Unies des Pays-Bas, ib. 1723", pp. 6 nn., 208; p/pelle coeva, ds. a nervi anticamente rifatti, tagli spruzz.; 3 grandi antip. inc. in rame di B. Picart, e di J. Munnichuysen su disegno di G. de Laresse e di A. Blooteling su disegno di W. Schellinkx; front. in rosso e nero con vignetta allegorica e motto di B. Picart a tutti e 4 i tomi; con 1 grande c. geogr. ripiegata, e con 1 doppia tav. ripiegata raffigurante "La Grande Sale d'Audience de La Haye" nel 1° vol.; con 1175 inc. di monete di grande bellezza e nitidezza, con le spiegazioni a fronte nel 2° vol.; con 5 grandi inc. allegoriche come testate della dedica e delle 4 parti dell'opera, grandi capil. e finalini. Testo su 2 colonne. Lievi aloni, piccoli strappi riparati alla tav. della Grande Sale, lievi arross. alle prime cc., strappo riparato all'ultima pag. del 1° vol., sguardie rifatte. Graesse, vol. V, p.137. 546/22

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        Tabulae anatomica ... Praefatione, ac notis illustravit Joh. Maria Lancisius. Editio Roma altera.

      Folio. XXVIII, 79 S., 5 n.n. Bl. Mit gestochenem Porträt, gestochener Titelvignette und 47 Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem, rotem Rückenschild. Blake 139. - Choulant 60. - Wellcome II, 536. - Dritte Ausgabe, zweiter Druck von den Originalplatten, hier erstmals mit dem Porträt des Kardinals Albano. "A romantic history attaches to this fine collection of plates, drawn by Euchtachius himself and completed in 1552. They remained unprinted and forgotten in the Vatican Library until discovered in the early 18th century, and where then presented by Pope Clement XI. to his physician, the famous Lancisi. The latter published them in 1714 together with his own notes. These plates are more accurate than the work of Vesalius; Singer was of the opinion that had they appeared in 1552 Eustachius would have ranked with Vesalius as one of the founders of modern anatomy. He discovered the Eustachian tube, the thoracic duct, the adrenale and the abducens nerve, and gave the first acccurate description of the uterus. He also described the cochlea, the muscels of the thorat and the origin of the optic nerves" (Garrison-M. 391 zur Ausg. 1714). - Eustachius ist in seinen anatomischen Darstellung die Alternative zu Vesal. Hatte Vesal beabsichtigt die Autopsie durch möglichst naturgetreue Illustrationen zu ersetzen, so war es die Absicht von Eustachius aus der Vielzahl seiner vorgenommenen Autopsien ein modellhaftes Abbild zu liefern. Bereits Albrecht von Haller hat diesen Unterschied zwischen Vesal und Eustachius erkannt. - Breitrandiges Exemplar. Stellenweise schwach stockfleckig. Im Innenfalz durch Papierstreifen verstärkt. Innendeckel fleckig. Titel und Porträt leicht gebräunt. Einband etwas fleckig. Ecken und Kapitale mit Pergament verstärkt. Rückenschild teils abgeplatzt.

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        Sammelband mit 2 alchemistischen Schriften 1727-1738 - Meuder, E(rnst) P(eter): ANALYSIS ANTIMONII PHYSICO-CHYMICO-RATIONALIS, drainn der Grund aller gewöhnlichen und bekandten Processe dieses Mineralis deutlich gezeiget wird. Deme auf Verlangen noch beygefüget ist des Autoris ohnlängst-edirtes Tractätgen: Von den Antimonialischen Tincturen, hin und wieder revidirt und vermehrt. Dresden und Leipzig, Bey, Gottlob Christian Hilschern. 1738. - II: (Neithold, Johann): ALCHYMIA DENUDATA REVISA ET AUCTA, oder: Dass biss anhero nie recht geglaubte, durch die Experienz nunmehro aber würcklich beglaubte und aus allen Zweiffel gesetzte neu übersehene und vermehrte oder in vielen besser erklährte Wunder der Natur, Nebst angehängter Ausführlichen Beschreibung der unweit Zwickau in Meissen zu Niederhohendorff und anderer umliegenden Orten gefundenen Goldischen Sande, Vorstellend, Welchergestalt aus unterschiedenen allhier aufrichtig mit Nahmen genannten Materien, wie auch auf unterschiedene Art und Weise in der That und Warheit eine Universal-Medicin auf menschlichen Leib und zur Verbesserung der Metallen, zu bereiten, Wie auch Dass ausser dem Fonte universali aller Philosophrum Schrifften ungeachtet, dennoch ein höchst-nutzbahres und grossen Profit tragendes Particualre zu erlangen sey; Alles nach langwierigen dem Studio Chymico obgelegenem Fleisse, theils mit Augen gesehen, theils mit Händen selbst gemacht und des von vielen sich darauf beruffenden Philosophischen Fluchs ungeachtet, um erhebliche Ursachen willens und andern zu einem guten Exempel in dergleichen mit Experiment nachzufolgen an Tag gegeben von J.N.v.E.I. (2. Teil).

      8°. 239 S., 15 n.n. Bl.; 202 S., 9 n.n. Bl., 10 n.n. Bl., 348 S. Pappband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel und Marmorpapierbezügen. I: - Brüning 4315. - Duveen 401. - Blake 303. - Kopp, Chemie IV, 103. - Erste Ausgabe. Wurde auch ins Französische übersetzt. Meuder war, laut Kopp Chemiker in Dresden, hatte bei Stahl studiert und wurde offenbar 1738 Leibarzt des Königs von Polen. Nicht bei Hirsch-H. - Erbrachte den Nachweis, dass das von Basilius Valentinus bereits beschriebene Schwefelantimon und das von de La Ligerie als Karthäuserpulver verkauftes Heilmittel identisch sind. - II: - Brüning 4013 und 3984 (unter Naxagoras, Erhard von). - Ferguson II, 127. - Ferchl 379. - Zweite (?) Ausgabe der verschiedenen Autoren zugeschriebenen Schrift. Schmieder (S. 516) gibt den Betrüger Johann Hektor von Klettenberg als Verfasser, Holzmann-Bohatta zudem J. Neidhold auf Grund eines Exemplars der Stadtbibliothek Breslau mit einem entsprechenden Vermerk (s. Ferguson II, 130 Anmerkungen). - Der Verfasser wurde unter dem Pseudonym Erhard von Naxagoras geführt. - Der erste Teil mit dem im Titel erwähnten Anhang vom "Goldischen Sande" mit einem separaten Titel. Der zweite Teil, bei uns mit dem Erscheinungsjahr 1727 mit abweichendem Titel. Die Bedeutung der "Alchymia denudata" scheint unter den Spezialisten sehr umstritten zu sein. Für einige ist es einer der wichtigsten Texte der Transfigurationidee, für andere das Werk eines Betrügers wie Klettenberg. - Unser Exemplar mit 2 Blatt der Vorrede und S. 339/40, 345/46 verbunden, jedoch komplett. - Durchgehend mässig gebräunt. Vorsätze mit Annotationen verschiedener Hände. Einbandkanten bestossen. Papierbezüge aufgeplatzt. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Tithymalus Creticus, Characias, angustifolius, vollosus & incarnus Tourn. Coroll

      London: 1728 [-1738]. Mezzotint printed in colours and finished by hand. Engraved by Elisha Kirkall after Van Huysum. Very good condition apart from some mild creasing and very light soiling in the image. 14 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches. 20 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches. A fine plate from Martyn's 'Historia plantarum rariorum', the first botanical book to be illustrated with colour-printed plates. A professor of botany at Cambridge and one of the founders of the London Botanical Society, John Martyn is renowned for his great work Historia Plantarum Rariorum (1728-1737). Devoted to new species cultivated at the Chelsea Physic Garden and Cambridge Botanic Garden, Pulteney proclaims this work to be "the most sumptuous and magnificent work of this kind that had ever been attempted in England". Engraved by Elisha Kirkall after paintings by artists such as Jacob van Huysum, W. Houstoun, Massey, G. Sartorys and R. Sartorius, each plate in this important publication was dedicated to a patron-subscriber with an engraved coat-of-arms or monogram. Cf. Dunthorne 194; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p. 118; cf. Henrey 1016; cf. Nissen BBI 1289; cf. Pritzel 5921; Stafleu TL2 5563

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        S.R. IMP COMITATUS HANAU proprie sic dictus cum ... Solms Budingen et Nidda cumreliqua Wetteravia per Fr Zollmannum. Homan Aka Homanno. Featuring: bottom right Lohrhupten; top left Gressen; bottom left Frankafurt, Hanau. Germany.

      Noriberge. 1728.. A Fine copper plate engraving, c24 x 22 inches (60 x 54cm) plus generous margins with a fine cartouche carrying in its centre the above text, and a fine engraving c4 x 14 inches of a paneramic view of Hanau. Parts of the area of the province have been picked out in original watercolour washes as has the border. The cartouche and panerama and all else are uncoloured. A magnificent engraving and suitable for framing and house decoration. Rare. US$0

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        Abutilon Americanum, fructu subrotundo, pendulo, e capsulis vesicariis, crispis conflato Rand [Indian Mallow]

      London: 1728 [-1738]. Mezzotint printed in colours and finished by hand. Engraved by Elisha Kirkall after Van Huysum. Very good condition apart from a few small black spots in the image. 14 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches. 20 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches. A fine plate from Martyn's 'Historia plantarum rariorum', the first botanical book to be illustrated with colour-printed plates. A professor of botany at Cambridge and one of the founders of the London Botanical Society, John Martyn is renowned for his great work Historia Plantarum Rariorum (1728-1737). Devoted to new species cultivated at the Chelsea Physic Garden and Cambridge Botanic Garden, Pulteney proclaims this work to be "the most sumptuous and magnificent work of this kind that had ever been attempted in England". Engraved by Elisha Kirkall after paintings by artists such as Jacob van Huysum, W. Houstoun, Massey, G. Sartorys and R. Sartorius, each plate in this important publication was dedicated to a patron-subscriber with an engraved coat-of-arms or monogram. Cf. Dunthorne 194; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p. 118; cf. Henrey 1016; cf. Nissen BBI 1289; cf. Pritzel 5921; Stafleu TL2 5563

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        The Beggar's Opera

      Printed for John Watts London: Printed for John Watts, 1728. Modern half calf, marbled paper covered boards. Early edition without printed music. 58pp. Some repair to title page, else very good copy of a scarce edition of this classic.

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        Componimenti Poetici Siciliani di Celebri Autori. Tradotti in Firenze in epigrammmi, e Sonetti e divisi in tre parti. Parte Prima. All'Illustriss. E Reverendiss. Signore Marco Antonio De' Mozzi Canonico Fiorentino. Lettore di Toscane Lettere nello Studio di Firenze, e Accademico della Crusca.

      In Firenze, 1728. Nella Stamperia di Sua Altezza Reale. Appresso gli Tartini (Giovanni Gaetano) e Franchi (Santi). In 4to, front. in rosso / nero con fregio xilografico, pp. Complessive (8 compreso il frontespizio), 180 (Segn.: 4 A-L8 M4. La c. 3 segnata L4 e la c. A2 segn. A3). Mentre la Prima Parte non contempla un occhietto ma il titolo si evince nel frontespizio, la Parte Seconda e la Parte Terza iniziano con un proprio occhietto (a c. D7 e a c. H6) e le pagine sono cos? suddivise: Parte Prima, pp. 1 - 60 (2); Parte Seconda, pp. 61 - 120 (2); Parte Terza, pp. 121 - 180), frontalini e capolettera xilografati, testo in dialetto siciliano, latino e italiano; il nome del traduttore, Gio. Pietro Berzini, si trova in calce alla dedica. Legatura d'epoca (la legatura ? amatoriale e conteneva, stando al titolo sul tassello, altre e diverse raccolte di poesie) in mezza pelle e punte, piatti in cartonato rivestiti in carta decorata. Opera rara e poco censita che consiste in una importante raccolta dove il testo originale dei componimenti ? accompagnato dalla traduzione in latino e in lingua italiana dotta; entrambe le versioni dal siciliano sono opera dell'erudito curatore toscano Pietro Giovanni Berzini. Fra gli altri poeti tradotti, si segnalano i versi di Francesco Balducci, straordinario poeta palermitano (Palermo, 1579 - Roma, 1642), uno degli ultimi esponenti della corrente siciliana del petrarchismo, la cui importanza sta nell'aver cercato di instaurare un rapporto diretto con il "Canzoniere" di Francesco Petrarca. Con la sua fuga al centro Italia (giudicata dai contemporanei come un tradimento della patria), la sua attenzione si volse alla produzione alla produzione in volgare toscano. (cfr. Pitr?). L'opera ? completa con "Il Fine" segnato in basso sull'ultima pagina ma, stando a iccu, mancherebbero le ultime quattro carte, probabilmente bianche o contenenti un indice. Tutto il corpo del testo ? tenuto attaccato alla legatura dai soli laccetti in corda ma trattasi di ottimo esemplare stampato a grandi caratteri ben impressi su spessa carta settecentesca.

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        Traite Des Ponts, Ou Il Est Parle' De Ceux Des Romains & de ceux des Modernes, tant de ceux de Maconneries, que de Charpente; & de leur disposition dans toute forte de lieux, etc

      Andre Cailleau Paris: Andre Cailleau, 1728. New Edition. Hardcover. Rebacked, contemporary quarter calf with red leather spine label printed in gilt and brown boards. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 416 pages in text. 19 1/3 x 13 cm. Engraved frontispiece of Gautier, and twenty-six engraved fold-out plates. First edition published 1721 -- considered a standard reference work on bridge building this copy from the collection of Professor George F. Swain, Harvard University who left his library to his assistant, Albert Haertlein, Gordon McKay Professor of Civil Engineering, Harvard Graduate School of Engineering [note to this laid-in]. BRUNET Vol.VI, p.527 [8834]. Tight, clean and fresh copy; text and plates, minor extremity rubbing, with bookplate of George Fillmore Swain.

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        A Globular Chart shewing the Errors of Plain, and the Defiencyes of Mercators Sailing, and Discovering the true Navigation according to the Globe

      James & John Knapton London: James & John Knapton, 1728. unbound. very good. Sea chart. Engraving with hand color outline. Image measures 19" x 23.75". An alternate projection of the globe as a flat map to the prevailing Mercator Projection. Includes rhumb lines and coastal details. Published in Nathaniel Cutler's "A general coasting pilot". Bottom border missing. Chipping along edges.

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        Flora Wiksbergensis, eller ett register uppå the träd/ buskar/ örter och gräs/ som inom en fierdings wäg kring suurbrunnen Wiksberg, antingen på åkrar sås, eller wildt wexa, med theras brukeligaste namn på latin och på swensko.

      Sthlm, J. L. Horrn, 1728. 8:o. (4),42 s. Tagen ur band. Sista bladet lite löst och med Sahlgrenska sjukhusbibliotekets stpl.. Krok Svensk botanisk litteratur 2. Essén Sörmländsk bibliografi s. 87. Linder (1676-1724) adlades Lindestolpe 1719. Han var bl.a. verksam vid Wiksbergs källa i Södermanland som brunnsläkare. Floran, som här är i andra upplagan, beskriver växtligheten i brunnens omgivning och är en av våra äldsta lokalfloror. Första upplagan utkom 1716

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        De Gli Anfiteatri E Singolarmente Del Veronese Libri Due Ne' Quali e fi Tratta Quanto Appartiene all'Ifloria, e Quanto All'Architettura.

      Verona: Alberto Tumermani, 1728. With 15 folding engr. plates. (12) + 348 + (12) pp. Contp. vellum. Titlepage stained.. "It is clear from the publisher´s preface that Maffei wrote this work for his "Verona illustrata"1732, and that its advance appearance as a separate volume was not part of the author´s original intention. Thumermani claims he obtained the permission of the author to publish this section of the larger work since it was the first to be completed and had alluding to its potential as a portable guidebook, indicates another motive." Catalogue of the British Architectural Library Vol. III nos. 1992 and 1997. From the library of the Danish archaeologist P.V. Brøndsted and with 2 other former owners names

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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; and J. Osborn and T. Longman, 1728.. FIRST EDITION 1728. Small 4to, 215 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6½ inches, engraved headpiece and initial preceding dedication by Paul Fourdrinier, 3 folding engraved plates of plans of Solomon's Temple, pages xiv, (2), 376, bound in modern full panelled calf with blind stamped decoration, raised bands gilt and richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Light foxing to title page, lower margin of title page trimmed, occasional very slight foxing within, some fore-edge margins slightly trimmed, not affecting side notes, lower margins of Plates I and II trimmed away with loss of final line of note in the left-hand margin on I, and partial loss of "E" for East on II, lower margin on Plate III also trimmed without loss of text. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Newton had begun work on this project some decades earlier and returned to it late in life. It was prepared for publication by John Conduitt who had married Newton's niece and was devoted to Newton, collecting much biographical material together and also working to safeguard the integrity of Newton's papers after his death. The Chronology was published one year after his death with a dedication to Queen Caroline by John Conduitt in which he says: "The following Treatise was the fruit of his vacant hours, ... What an Idea does it raise of His abilities, to find that a Work of such labour and learning, as would have been a sufficient employment and glory for the whole life of another, was to him diversion only, and amusement". Babson, Catalogue of the Newton Collection, page 106: "Newton attempts to determine the dates of ancient events from astronomical considerations and indicates the manner in which astronomy might be used to verify the views on the chronological points derived in the main from Ptolemy, which were held in his time." See also Gjertsen, Newton Handbook, page 130. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        LA PLUS NOUVELLE ACADEMIE UNIVERSELLE DES JEUX,

      Amsterdam, J. Covens & C. Mortier, 1728.. ou Divertissemens Innocens, contenant, Les Regles des Jeux de Cartes permis, des Echecs, du Trictrac, du Revertier, du Toute-Table, du Tourne-Case, des Dames Rabatues, du Plain & du Toc, comme aussi celles du Billard, du Mail, de la Courte-Paume, de la Longue-Paume, &c. Avec des instructions faciles pour apprendre a les bien jouer. New edition, revised, corrected, enlarged and embellished with engravings. 2 volumes in 1, 1728. Small 8vo,155 x 75 mm, 6 x 3 inches, title pages printed in red and black, frontispiece to each volume, 5 folding plates and 1 single page plate in first volume, 2 folding plates in second volume, pages 17, (21), 190; 11, (13), 400 including 6 pages of catalogue. Several mispaginations, there is nothing missing or duplicated and all catchwords follow on, guaranteed complete. Bound in full contemporary calf, border ruled in blind to covers, gilt decorated raised bands to spine, gilt in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed, hinges worn and cracked but covers still securely attached, chipping to leather at head and tail of spine, corners and board edges worn, pages age-toned, occasional small brown spot, final two leaves slightly foxed, 1 folding plate has some tiny neat repairs to blank side, not affecting image, otherwise contents clean and sound. Overall a good copy. Volume II begins with Le Royal Jeu des Echecs by Gioachino Greco, Calabrese translated from the Italian. To which is added at the end Une Nouvelle et claire description du meme jeu, nouvellement reduit aux regles ordinaires et necessaires pour le jouer facilement. Par le St. G. The CHESS section occupies 214 pages. The frontispiece to this Volume shows two pairs of chess players and there is a also a fine folding plate showing chess pieces. The frontispiece to Volume I is of ladies and gentlemen playing various games at tables, the single plate and 5 folding plates are of cards for the Jeu de l'homme and the other folding plate in Volume II is for the game of Trictrac. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Henr.

      (ed.). Epitome annalium Pomeraniæ. Cui annexa sunt I. Genealogia ducum Pomeraniæ. II. Catalogus episcoporum camminensium. III. Brevit descriptio Pomeraniæ. Vita Philippi I. ducis Pomeraniæø citerioris, ab eadem auctore conscripta. Ex manuscripto edidit Jac. Henr. Balthasar. Gryphswald, Jacobi Löffler, 1728. 4to. 16,+ 160 pp.+ Fold. printed tab. Minor spotting, the table with tear. Bound together with: BUGENHAGEN, Joh. || BALTHASAR, Jac. Henr. (ed). Pomerania, in qvatuor libros divisa. Qvorum primus agit de pomeranorum antiqvitate. Secundus refert Pomeranorum & Rugionorum conversionem. Tertius Pricipium Pomeraniæ gesta veramque tradit sangvinis propaginem. Qvartus continet miscellanea. Ex manuscripto edidit. Jac. Henr. Balthasar. Gryphswald, Jacobi Löffler, 1728. 4to. 20,+ 188,+ (3) pp.+ fold. printed tab. Title printed in red and black. Somewhat worn contemporary full calf, gilt spine with raised bands, red marbled edges. From the Cederhielm library at Säby, with the initials of Germund Ludvig Cederhielm on the front paste down. From the library of Ericsberg. Two of Jakob Heinrich Balthasar's publications of older Pomeranian chronicles

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        Architecture moderne ou l'art de bien bâtir pour toutes sortes de personnes tant pour les maisons des particuliers que pour les palais

      Paris, Jombert 1728 -1764. 29 cm. 2 Bände. Band 1: (10 einschl. Kupfertitel), 96, 59, (1), 44, 60, 74, (2) Seiten mit doppelblattgroßem Kupfertitel und 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln; Band 2: (2 = Frontispiz), 8, 180 S. mit gestochenen Frontispiz, 131 Kupfertafeln (davon 80 doppelblattgroß) und 2 Textkupfern. Gesprenkelte Festeinband, Ledereinband-Bände der Zeit mit Rückenschild, Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Vorsätzen - Brunet III, 562 (1764) - Cohen / Ricci 519 (1764) - Fowler Coll. 67 - Lotz 2397, 2398 - Band 1 in Erstausgabe, Band 2 in neuer Ausgabe mit verändertem Text, meist dieselben Kupfer der Erstausgabe (Lotz 2398). Das Werk wird mehreren Autoren bzw. Bearbeitern zugeschrieben. Brunet: "Jombert n'a fait qu'augmenter cet ouvrage, qui est de Briseux." Nach Cicognara (Nr. 482) ist Jean Courtonne der Autor; Thieme / Becker (V, 29 und VII, 593) nennt sowohl Briseux als auch Courtonne als Autor. Band 1 ist in 5 Bücher abgeteilt: 1. De la construction & de l'employ des materiaux; 2. De la distribution de toutes sortes de places; 3. De la maniere de faire les devis; 4. Du toisé des bâtimens selon la coûtume de Paris; 5. Des us & coûtumes concernant les bâtimens & raports des jures experts. Band 2 enthält mit verändertem Text: Buch 5. De la coûtume de Paris concernant les bâtimens; Buch 6. De la distribution. Die Kupfer in Band 1 zeigen Gewölbe, Dachstühle, Hebewerkzeuge und geometrische Figuren; in Band 2 ausschließlich Grundrisse und Frontansichten von Gebäuden. Die Textkupfer mit einer kleinen Ansicht von Paris mit Pont Royal (Seite 1) und einer Allegorie der Baukunst (Seite 89). Einbände im Rücken und an den Kanten restauriert; Band 1 auf dem Titel Bibliotheksstempel des Königl. Sächsischen Artillerie-Corps und der Sächsischen Militär-Akademie; Band 2 auf dem Vorsatz Bibliotheksstempel "Gräflich Wylich und Lottum-Lissaer Bücherei" und "Haus Mertel", datiert 1899 - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      London: Printed by S. Palmer,, 1728. Quarto. Contemporary calf, rebacked with gilt spine and red morocco label, corners restored. With engraved title-vignette, 12 folding engraved plates and other illustrations in text by J. Pine after J. Grison. Bookplate and ownership inscription of Sir Edward Clive (1704–1771), judge. Boards rather worn, text clean and fresh, a good copy. First Edition. Pemberton was a friend and collaborator of Richard Mead, Newton's physician. Although then only about 30 years old, he was invited to superintend the editing of the third edition of the Principia (1726). Pemberton then wrote the present work, which he partly read to the dying Newton, as a popularization of the great man's theories. Pemberton prefixes some memoirs of Newton and a poem on Newton by the young Richard Glover.

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        A View Of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      London: S. Palmer, 1728. First edition. leather_bound. Modern three quarter calf and marbled boards, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 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.

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      London: S. Palmer. 1728. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1728. Large 4to, original leather boards, slightly amateurish new spine in lighter leather with raised bands, new endpapers, pp. (25), 407 (2), with 12 folding copperplates. About very good copy, very bright and wide margined; the recent leather spine is not unattractive; old boards a little worn and rubbed especially at corners, sporadic and modern marginal pencil marks and mild occasional underlining, also in pencil, folding plate facing p. 212 has two tears, one 2.5 inches, the other less than an inch; these had scotch tape on them which had not yet browned, but which we removed only semi-successfully, and we have closed those tears with wheat paste. Otherwise, text clean, plates bright, and pencillings are surely erasable by anyone who has a bit of patience. With several copperplate vignettes.

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        FABLES CHOISIES. Mises En Vers Par Monsieur De La Fontaine. Et par lui revues, corrigees & augmentees de nouveau (5 parts in 1)

      Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Chatelain, 1728. Complete in 5 parts (various paginations) with frontispiece and 242 half-page engravings by Henri Cause, many based on those of Chauveau. The 5th part is not included in all editions; so seldom offered thus. Recently and sympathetically rebound in full leather with the original spine and front & rear panels laid down. Internally clean with only an occasional hint of foxing; small chips out of margins of 5 leaves, not affecting text or images. In all, a very nice example of this scarce book, a delightful early French-language presentation of La Fontaine's fables.. Early Printing. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good. Illus. by Henri Cause. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Leather.

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        M. Annaei Lucani Cordubensis Pharsalia : sive belli civilis libri decem : cum scholiaste, hucusque inedito, et notis integris Henrici Glareani, Jacobi Micylli, Joachimi Camerarii, Hugonis Grotii &c

      Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Samuelem Luchtmans, 1728 Pharsalia, Lucan's (39-68 A.D.) great heroic poem on the struggle between Caesar and Pompey after the crossing of the Rubicon, enjoyed great popularity during the Renaissance; in fact it was probably even more popular than Virgil. This is one of the two best quarto variorum editions. The other, which appeared in 1740, adds some notes and removes others so that the serious collector would do well to have both. The editor is Frans van Oudendorp (1696-1761), professor of history and Latin eloquence at the University of Leiden, who also produced esteemed editions of Julius Caesar, Suetonius, Obsequens, Apuleius, and others. . Full contemporary black straight-grained morocco. Covers and spine ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. . Thick quarto. Engraved frontispiece, engraved folding map, title-page in black and red. First few leaves and frontispiece lightly foxed. A fine copy in a handsome binding. A very excellent edition; it contains the ancient Scholia, the select notes of various ancient and modern editors…with the editors's own remarks and annotations, in which he has explained the subject of his author in a concise and perspicuous manner" (Dibdin).

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        Acta B. Raymundi Lulli majoricensis, doctoris illuminati, Bugiae in Africa martyris et ab eo denominatae Lullisticae academiae patroni

      Antwerpen, Viduae Petri Jacobs 1728.. Mit gest. Titelvign. und 2 gest. Tafeln. XVI, 104 S. - VORGEBUNDEN: ders., Acta S[ancti] Henrici Romanorum Imperatoris collecta, digesta & illustrata Bambergensi ecclesiae omnibusque sanctissimi patroni piis clientibus. O. O., 1723. Mit 6 (1 gefalt., 1 doppelt vorhanden) gest. Tafeln und 3 Textkupfer. 2 Bll., 83 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. Folio. 35,5 x 23,5 cm.

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        M. Annaei Lucani Cordubensis Pharsalia : sive belli civilis libri decem : cum scholiaste, hucusque inedito, et notis integris Henrici Glareani, Jacobi Micylli, Joachimi Camerarii, Hugonis Grotii &c

      Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Samuelem Luchtmans, 1728 Pharsalia, Lucan's (39-68 A.D.) great heroic poem on the struggle between Caesar and Pompey after the crossing of the Rubicon, enjoyed great popularity during the Renaissance; in fact it was probably even more popular than Virgil. This is one of the two best quarto variorum editions. The other, which appeared in 1740, adds some notes and removes others so that the serious collector would do well to have both. The editor is Frans van Oudendorp (1696-1761), professor of history and Latin eloquence at the University of Leiden, who also produced esteemed editions of Julius Caesar, Suetonius, Obsequens, Apuleius, and others. . Full contemporary black straight-grained morocco. Covers and spine ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. . Thick quarto. Engraved frontispiece, engraved folding map, title-page in black and red. First few leaves and frontispiece lightly foxed. A fine copy in a handsome binding. A very excellent edition; it contains the ancient Scholia, the select notes of various ancient and modern editors...with the editors's own remarks and annotations, in which he has explained the subject of his author in a concise and perspicuous manner" (Dibdin).

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        Della satirica poesia de? Greci e della satira de? Romani.

      Libri due. Tradotti dal Latino in Lingua Toscana da Anton Maria Salvini. E il Ciclope d?Euripide.Tradotto dal Greco dal medesimo. In Firenze, appresso Giuseppe Manni, 1728. In 8vo; pp.20,186,2,26,2. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo e fregi in oro. Alcune pagine brunite. Gamba 2432, nota: ?A questa versione va unita anche quella del Ciclope di Euripide che ha nuova numerazione e nuova segnatura?.

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        The History of the Knights of Malta;

      London: For G. Strahan; F. Gyles; Mess. Woodman and Lyon; D. Browne; Mess. Groenewegen, Prevost, and Vanderhoeck; C. Davis; and T. Osborne,, 1728. illustrated With LXXI. Heads of the Grand Masters, &c. Engraved by the best Hands in France, from the Original Paintings, under the Inspection of Mons. Bologne, Director of the Royal Academy of Painting. With Maps by Mons. de Lille, and the Plans and Fortifications of Malta by the Chevalier de Tigné. And a compleat Index to the whole. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, Royal Folio copies, folio (455 × 289 mm) contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked to style, raised bands, red morocco lettering- and numbering pieces, single helical twist panel to the boards. Frontispiece portrait of Vertot engraved by Laurent Cars after J. Delijen and 70 other portraits engraved by Cars, folding general map engraved by Delahaye and three other folding maps by Delahaye and De Berey, one full-page plan. Boards somewhat pitted, carefully refurbished on the edges, endpapers renewed, some occasional light foxing, but overall a very good, and massive, copy, presenting well on the shelf. First edition in English, originally published in French in 1726. This one of only 25 Royal Folio copies printed, the largest paper edition (Lowndes p. 1864), measuring some 70 mm taller and 50 mm wider than the "ordinary" Large Paper copies, and a very heavy stock indeed. Commissioned by the Order themselves, Vertot's history remained the standard work for two centuries. The Abbé's "talent as an historian was more of a literary than of a critical character" (Catholic Encyclopaedia), which perhaps was fitting for the telling of a tale of such legendary scope and scale. The Order was founded in Jerusalem after the reconquest in 1099, forced from the Holy Land after the fall of Acre in 1291, they settled briefly on Cyprus before being gifted lands on Rhodes. They were expelled from there by Suleiman the Magnificent after a six month siege in 1522 , and after a short sojourn on Sicily, the Order was granted the islands of Malta and Gozo by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. In 1565 the Order organized the heroic resistance to the Siege of Malta, the island losing over a third of its population while withstanding a bombardment of nearly 150,000 cannon shots. Even if the Siege did little to alter the balance of power in the Mediterranean, it was the first true defeat of the Ottoman Empire in a century and lifted European morale immeasurably, and such was its resonance that two hundred years later Voltaire could remark; "Rien n'est plus connu que le siège de Malte." The text also includes Vertot's 'Discourse upon the Alcoran', originally given before L'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in 1724, and his 'Dissertation on Zizim', a historiographical study of Cem Sultan's time on Rhodes.

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        De diis germanis sive veteri germanorum, gallorum, brittanorum, vandalorum religione syngrammata quatuor cum figuris aeneis.

      Notis et observationibus illustravit m. Johannes Jarkius. Accedit praefatio Jo. Alberti Fabricii. Et appendicis loco v.c. Jo. Georg. Keysleri dissertatio de cultu Solis, Freji et Othini. Halle, ex officina Crugiana, 1728. 8:o. Grav. front,+ (30),+ 784, 767-771,+ (34) s.+ 8 grav. planscher. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Samtida halvpergamentband, med beige ryggetikett, marmorerade pärmpapper och röda stänksnitt. Med Jonas Hallenbergs namnteckning, samt ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. Warmholtz 1443 (för Keysler). Fiske s. 507 (anger 10 planscher). Brunet V, 193. Graesse VI, 297. Carlander II, 760 & III, 564ff. Planschförteckningen (vilken är på tyska) på slutet anger 8 planscher. Andra utökade och bästa upplagan, utgiven av J. A. Fabricius. Den första upplagan publicerades postumt av förlaget Elzevir 1648, utan illustrationer. Denna andra är utökad och försedd med planscher, liksom av ett förord av Fabricius och med Johan Georg Keyslers avhandling om kulten av solen, Frej och Oden. Elias Schedius dog redan 1641, endast 26 år gammal. Historikern Jonas Hallenbergs boksamling såldes på auktion i Stockholm 1835 med en tryckt katalog som upptog 2060 nr. Gjörwell nämner att Hallenberg hade ett bibliotek som till sin beskaffenhet och värde kan kallas ett "Ämbets-Bibliothek". I sitt verk "Disquisitio de nominibus in lingua suiogothica lucis et visus cultusque solaris in eadem lingua vestigiis" (1816), beskrev Hallenberg dessutom olika solkulter

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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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        La henriade. a londres, 1728.

      Cm. 28, pp. (8) 10, 202. Grande vignetta al frontespizio, antiporta figurata, grandi testate, finalini e 10 belle tavole fuori testo, il tutto inciso in rame da Cochin. Tardieu, Dupuis e altri. Legatura coeva in piena pelle marrone, dorso con titoli su tassello e fregi in oro. Piatti inquadrati da filetti a secco. Ex libris nobiliare. Dorso ben restaurato. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato, Edizione in cui appare per la prima volta il titolo ""La Henriade"", di molto corretta rispetto all'originale del 1723 il quale portava il titolo: La ligue ou Henry Le Grand..."". Si tratta inoltre della prima edizione figurata. Esemplare che contiene le pagine con l'elenco dei sottoscrittori presenti solo in alcune delle copie censite. Cfr. Cohen-Ricci, 1025 e Le Petit (p. 535): ""Cette édition de luxe, la première qui porte le titre La Henriade, est aussi la première qui ait éte corrigée avec soin et revue par Voltaire. Elle présente un texte parfois différent de celui de l'édition de 1723 et des suivantes, et partout ce texte est beaucoup plus correct. Cette belle édition peut donc etre considérée comme la prèmiere vraiment authentique...". Edizione assai rara, da non confondersi con l'impressione (in-8) apparsa qualche settimana più tardi cui lo stesso Voltaire diede il permesso di stampa e che porta gli stessi dati tipografici ma nella quale non sono presenti le tavole.

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        Lectiones opticae annis MDCLXIX, MDCLXX & MDCLXXI. In scholis publicis habitae: et nunc primum ex MSS. in lucem editae.London: William Innys for the Royal Society, 1729.

      First Latin and first complete edition of Newton's Lucasian lectures on optics. Although the English edition (1728) preceded the Latin, this was the first to publish the complete lectures (including the second part). Norman 1594.<br/><br/> The <i>Lectiones opticae</i> fall into two parts. The first, 'The refraction of light rays,' is based largely on Barrow's own Lucasian lectures on optics, which Newton had edited and seen through the press in 1669. They dealt with the geometrical aspects of reflection and refraction, and were intended to form a solid foundation for the second part, 'The origin of colours', which dealt with the compound nature of white light and the different refrangibility of colours. This second part was based on experiments he had performed starting in 1666; a terse announcement of the results had been published in the <i>Philosophical Transactions</i> in 1672. It was the controversy that greeted the publication of this paper, which went on for some six years, that had soured his attitude to 'the Presse'. <br/><br/> "Following Newton's death in 1727, it was decided by his family and followers to publish the lectures. The first part, dealing with geometrical optics, appeared in English translation in 1728. The second part, on colours, was omitted on the grounds that it 'was left imperfect' and, in an improved form, had already been published in the <i>Opticks</i> (1704). The present <i>editio princeps</i>, containing the complete series of lectures, "was prepared initially from the copy belonging to David Gregory. Errors, however, were noted when the manuscript was compared with the original in the [University Library] and publication was consequently delayed to allow for corrections to be made. The work is divided into thirty-one lectures, the first of which is dated January 1670" (Gjertsen, p. 410). <br/><br/> Although the colour theory had been published 25 years earlier in <i>Opticks</i>, the <i>Lectiones</i> are far from being of merely historical interest as they contain the mathematical treatment of the subject which had been omitted from </i>Opticks</i>. "Newton completely reworked his material [when writing <i>Opticks</i>], and some parts of his semi-popular argument could not have stood mathematically without reference to the lectures (in the posthumous editions of <i>Opticks</i> such cross-references were inserted, the Optical Lectures being by then accessible in print). There is a tight, precise, scientific quality about the lectures, written when much of the experimental work was still very fresh in Newton's mind, which the <i>Opticks</i> seems to lack, for all its far greater readability and, on many points, greater clarity. It is not altogether our hindsight that presents the lectures to us as the taut and enthusiastic work of an eager young man, setting his experimental discoveries and new conceptions before his audience with as much vigour as the academic circumstances allowed, while <i>Opticks</i> reads like the emotion of discovery recollected in tranquillity; it is the book of a middle-aged man who has pondered long and deeply on his topic and is not very unhappy to skate lightly over certain difficult passages" (Hall, pp. 57-8). <br/><br/> The manuscript of Lectiones opticae in Cambridge University Library is not in Newton's own hand but in that of John Wickins, Newton's 'chamber fellow' as a Cambridge student and his closest friend for some twenty years. <br/><br/> Babson 155; Wallis 191; ESTC T18664. D.Gjertsen, Newton Handbook, 1986; A. R. Hall, All was light, 1993 (see pp. 48-59 for a detailed comparison of the content of the Lectiones opticae and Opticks).. 4to (220 x 160 mm), pp xii, 144, [145]-[152], 153-291, [5, Addenda and corrigenda], with 14 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, corners a little bumped, lower right corner of front board with some wear, bookplate of Edward Neville da Costa Andrade (1887-1971), English physicist and bibliophile, on front paste-down. Marginal worming in first and last few leaves, not affecting text, very crisp and fresh

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