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        Greece. " ????s. Graecia Sophiani per Abrahamum Ortelium descripta ac denuno aucta et amendata, Lugduni Batavorum, cura et sumptibus Petri Vander AA

      Greece: LugduniBatavorum" /Leiden "Par Pierre van der Aa, Marchand Libraire, Imprimeurde l'Univerite et de la Ville." 1729. Copper engraved map of Greece after Ortelius from Pieter van der Aa's " La Galerie Agreable du Monde." Original old colour; folded; verso blank. This scarce map from van der Aa's monumental work is even more rare with original colour. The area of Greece is with full wash colour whilst the surrounding countries have outline colour. Decorative title cartouche on blank pedestal, with ornamented scale [ both black and white as issued]. A version of the map also appears in the " Thesaurus Graecarum Antiquitatum" of J.Gronovius published by van der Aa between 1697 & 1702 [ Zacharakis Map 49] but with a different title, therefor sole edition thus. Dark impression; general toning ; bright original old colour; folded with short split on fold [10mm] below scale. Pieter van der Aa 1659-1733 Pieter van der Aa was a publisher, editor and bookseller of Leiden. He started as a bookseller at the age of twenty-three. In 1682 he is mentioned as the owner of a bookshop and auction house and by 1692 was one of the High commissioners of the Booksellers' Guild. As a publisher his output was varied and prodigious though his main interest was the production of maps and atlases, which he printed in all sizes. He published two extensive works in multiple volumes; the "Naaukeurige versameling der Gedenkwaardigste see-enland-reysen"[ "Collection of memorable sea and land voyages"] published 1706-1708 in 28 volumes and" La Galerie Agreable du Monde" 66 parts in 27 volumes, completed in 1729 and containing over 3 000 maps of which it is said only 100 sets were published (Tooley, p. 1) ;as well as various atlases such as the "Atlas Nouveau" completed circa 1710 and other illustrated books, Acquiring the map plates of earlier cartographers and map mappers, van der Aa was famous for re-issuing several important maps in the eighteenth century. Many of these maps were engraved by well-known Dutch engravers such as Luiken, Goeree and Stoopendael, and are typical examples of early eighteenth-century map production. Koeman1: Aa9, Vol.46 map1; Zacharakis:3. Greece Continental Greece Graecia Sophiani

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        The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands:

      London: For the author, [1729?"]31[?"43?"47& London: For the author,, [1729?"]31[?"43?"47?"71]. Containing the Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants... Together with their Descriptions in English and French. 2 volumes, comprising 10 parts and Appendix, bound in one volume, large folio (51 x 37 cm). Contemporary diced russia, covers with gilt border of palmettes and stylized fleur-de-lys, cornerpieces with floral sprays and acorns, spine gilt in compartments with black morocco label, marbled endpapers. Title-pages printed in red and black in English and French, text in parallel columns of English and French, with the list of 'encouragers' (subscribers list with the name 'Iley'), dedication leaf in each volume (vol. I, Queen; vol. II, Princess of Wales), 'An Account of Carolina, and the Bahama Islands' bound following plates and descriptive text of volume II with an etched headpiece by Catesby and historiated woodcut initials and tailpiece, 3-leaf index to volumes I and II bound at end of volume II, single-leaf index to Appendix bound in volume III with the Appendix text and plates, first 20 text pages of volume II with page numbers altered to 1-20 from 120-140, text and plates on paper watermarked with various crowned shields. 220 fine hand-coloured etched plates after and by Catesby and mostly signed with his cipher, excepting plates 61 and 96 in volume II by G. D. Ehret, double-page hand-coloured engraved map in volume II. Tiny marginal tear to text leaf F2, pl. 62 and second vol. title, some mostly light but variable offsetting, very occasional light spotting. Rebacked preserving original spine, neat restoration to extremities, a fine copy. The rare first edition of the first book with coloured plates to include American birds. Bird books were popular in eighteenth century England, both as works of scholarship and as splendid collectables for the libraries of wealthy connoisseurs. The naturalist Mark Catesby (1683-1749) born in Essex, produced one of the most lavish of these with this magnificent work, the result of a series of voyages to North America. "He seems to have been educated locally in spite of having affluent parents, forgoing a university education, but benefiting from the antiquarian and botanical knowledge of his grandfather Nicholas Jekyll, who was acquainted with the naturalist John Ray. Ray greatly influenced Catesby; Samuel Dale, an apothecary at Braintree, not far from Sudbury where Catesby lived, was also of great importance to him. Catesby raised the means for starting on a voyage in 1712 to Virginia where he stayed with his aunt Elizabeth Cocke and her physician husband. He studied botany and wildlife there for seven years. Catesby returned to England in 1719 with a collection of dried plants, reported to have been the most perfect ever brought into the country, which attracted the attention of men of science, especially Sir Hans Sloane and Dr Sherard. Catesby remained in England for some time, arranging and naming his specimens, a considerable number of which passed into Sloane's museum (thereafter into the British Museum and ultimately the Natural History Museum). With assistance from Sloane and others, Catesby went again to America in 1722 and sent from Carolina to his English subscribers large quantities of biological material. He also prepared for himself large drawings of birds, reptiles, fish, and plants, and explored the Bahama Islands in 1725" (ODNB). Returning to England in 1726, he studied etching to make the illustrations for his own works. As well as birds, Catesby also depicted flowers and the coralline reefs of the Bahamas. The Natural history of Carolina ... became the most authoritative treatment of the natural history of British North America before the American Revolution. A self-taught naturalist, he not only drew all the plates bar two by Ehret, he also coloured all 156 sets himself, a total of some 34,320 plates! Apart from his fame as an author and illustrator, Catesby's name lives on in the modern name for the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, and Lilium catesbaei, the Southern Red, or Catesby's Lily. His is a beautiful book, not as polished as the later works of the great age of bird illustration, or the botanical works of the great continental artists such as Ehret, but it is the first book to cover the subject in such depth and presents a powerful ecological view of nature: "Catesby played in identifying and recording botanical varieties previously unknown to English audiences Moreover, his birds, snakes, and squirrels all seem to reflect human personalities as they are placed side-by-side with the novel botanicals that captured his attention. These thoughtful portrayals emphasize Catesby's ecological aesthetic - his work cannot be viewed as rigid still-lives - for he presented his subjects with powerful fluidity and he depicted them within interdependent environments. With an understanding of Catesby's ecologically-sensitive vision, the dedication that led him to document these natural wonders so carefully, and the intricate hand-colouring process he employed for almost two decades to produce such exquisite prints, we see his emphasis on the interdependence of all species and the symbiotic nature of the environment he attempted to capture" (Milwaukee Art Museum). "Mark Catesby made a valuable and important contribution to ornithological illustration. He was confident enough to break new ground to portray his birds more naturally than before, with foliage backgrounds, and to adopt the folio format. He depicted the natural history of one area in its entirety, and often drew from living models. He was the first in a long line of ornithologists to teach himself to translate his drawings into a medium that produced multiple copies. As his was the earliest published natural history of a part of the New World, he has been called 'the father of American ornithology'" (Jackson).

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        A Collection of Voyages. In Four Volumes. Containing: I. Captain William Dampier's Voyages round the World... New Holland &c. II. The Voyages of Lionel Wafer... III. A Voyage round the World: containing an Account of Capt. Dampier's Expedition into the South Seas in the ship St. George... By W. Funnell... IV. Capt. Cowley's Voyage round the Globe. V. Capt. Sharp's Journey over the isthmus of Darien, and expedition into the South-Seas. VI. Capt. Wood's Voyage through the streights of Magellan. VII. Mr. Roberts' Adventures and Sufferings amongst the Corsairs of the Levant

      London: Printed for James and John Knapton, 1729. Four volumes, octavo, with many engraved plates and maps; bookplate in each volume; contemporary sprinkled calf, maroon leather labels; spines very lightly rubbed, but a most attractive set. FINISHED. A fine set of the collected edition of Dampier. The 1729 collected edition of Dampier, "considered by many to be the best edition" (Hill). Dampier's books were all but devoured by an enthusiastic reading public, meaning that the great majority of copies still in existence are very worn indeed, making this handsome set in contemporary binding a rare survival.Dampier is best known of course as the first Englishman to land on the Australian continent, and along with his interesting observations on Shark Bay and the northwest coast of Australia his books are particularly good on the flora and fauna of the region (many of his bird, fish and flower discoveries are illustrated with charming woodcut illustrations). As James A. Williamson wrote in his introduction to the Argonaut Press's 1939 edition of the Voyage to New Holland, "Dampier's permanent service to his countrymen was to arouse their interest in the exploration of the Pacific. He did it so effectively that in the eighteenth century they took the lead in revealing the tropical islands and the coasts of Australia and New Zealand...". This Australian emphasis should be seen in the wider context of Dampier's complete works as a major body of Pacific description, of considerable importance for any study of the discovery and colonisation of the entire region. In fact, at the end of the seventeenth-century Dampier was petitioning the English and Scottish governments to colonise Panama as a stepping-stone to further exploration of the Pacific, leading to the ill-fated Darien colony: if Darien had succeeded, it is not an idle speculation to suggest that the British incursion into the Pacific might have taken place some 70 years earlier than Cook's famous voyages. And, of course, Dampier himself was bitterly disappointed by the fact that his ship HMS Roebuck became unseaworthy just at the point when he had hoped to sail for the east coast of New Holland.Dampier's first book was published in 1697, an account of his early voyaging in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, while his account of the famous voyage of HMS Roebuck appeared in two parts in 1703 and 1709. All of his works were issued by the enterprising published Knapton, who also issued the narratives of other buccaneers, many of whom were colleagues of Dampier. As a result, in 1729, with interest in Dampier unabated, Knapton decided to issue this collected edition, with three volumes devoted to Dampier himself, and a fourth containing Funnell's critical account of the Dampier voyage as well as the narratives of Cowley, Sharp, Wood and Roberts. Knapton used the latest editions of each of the four volumes with a new general title-page to produce the collected edition as it appears here; thus the first volume is in its "seventh edition, corrected" form, while the others are represented by third or fourth edition texts.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Island of Bermudos - Divided into its Tribes with the Castles, Forts &c. By H. Moll Geographer.

      London, 1729 - Engraved map together with separate compartment showing a portion of Providence Island. Fine condition. 11 x 8in.

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        The great law of consideration: or, a discourse, wherein the nature, usefulness, and absolute necessity of consideration, in order to a truly serious and religious life, is laid open … The eleventh edition, corrected

      London: A. Bettesworth, J. Hazard, [et al.]. 1729. Small 8vo, pp. [14], 450; engraved frontispiece, title-p. printed in red and black; bound without the half-title in later full polished tree calf, double gilt borders on covers enclosing a central oval made in ink and applied to the bindings by a transfer process; the spine in green gilt- decorated morocco with red morocco label; upper joint slightly cracked, else very good.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Mahmoud le Gasnevide, histoire orientale Fragment traduit de l'Arabe, avec des Notes

      Rotterdam: Jean Hofhoudt, 1729. Octavo, woodcut vignettes; an attractive copy in contemporary sprinkled calf, professionally rebacked. First edition of this Oriental romance and utopian allegory by the economist Melon (d. 1738), an influential French intellectual, who, amongst other things, helped found a literary society under the protection of the Duc de la Force. His best known work was theHe became an important member of the Court, regularly consulted for advice on commerce and finance.Mahmoud, one of his earliest works, is an historical allegory which displays many of the classic traits of the utopian genre, in particular the spurious claim to have been translated from an Arabic original, and a Preface which gives a realistic frame to the work by introducing a sketchy history of the Caliphate. The work was quickly recognized as 'une satire de la régence' (NBG).This is an attractive copy, with the armorial bookplate of John West, first Earl de la Warr, eighteenth century English politician and soldier.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Emmenologia. Written, in Latin, By the Late Learned Dr. John Freind. Translated into English by Thomas Dale, M.D.

      London: T. Cox, 1729. - John Freind (1675-1728), who was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, was a prominent London physician, Fellow of the Royal Society, and later, a Tory M.P. for Launceton. He wrote a number of medical texts. His most important book was his History of Physic (1725-6). He has been called the first English historian of medicine. The present book first appeared in Latin in 1703. It deals with women and "the nature of their menstruous purgation." Emmenologia, "displays a leaning toward mechanistic physiology, but most of his other medical works are concerned with therapeutics" (Marie Boas Hall, DSB). Octavo. [16], 216, [6, index], [2, ads] pp. Copper-engraved title-page vignette. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Gilt-decorated spine with red morocco label. Some wear to back cover, occasional minor soiling. Generally a very good, clean copy. First edition in English. Not in Garrison and Morton. Wellcome Vol. III, p. 66. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Unparthenische Kirchen- und Ketzer-Historie, Vom Anfang des Neuen Testaments Bis auf das Jahr Christi 1688. Nebst Beschreibung der noch überigen Streitigkeiten im XVIIIden Jahrhundert. Nebst den Supplements und Emendationibus über alle vier Theile.

      Franckfurt am Main, Thomas Fritschens sel. Erven 1729. 4 delen in 2 banden, (18) 1202 (36), (8) 1488 (16) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (fraaie set), STERK AFGEPRIJSD!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Gesamtans., darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 19, "Hannover".

      . teilkol. Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) n. F.B. Werner b. Haeres Jer. Wolffy, dat. 1729, 30 x 98. Fauser, Nr. 5450. Marsch, F. B. Werner, S. 140. - 1. Ausgabe mit der Datierung 1729. - Prachtvoller, von 2 Platten gestochener Barockstich. Der Titel auf flatterndem Band im Himmel, rechts das Stadtwappen. Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von 1- 19.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Present State and Regulations of the Church of Russia. Establish'd by the Late Tsar's Edict. Also in the Second Volume a Collection of several Tracts relating to his Fleets, Expeditions to Derbent, &c

      London: Printed by S. Holt, and Sold by J. Brotherton, at the Bible in Cornhill, 1729. 2 Volumes in One vols., 8vo. With an Accurate Map of the Caspian Sea. lxxvi, 455 pp. Recent dark calf, red morocco label. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Observations-Puncten. Welche ... von Dero Kayserl. Majest. allergnädigst anvertrauten Dragoner-Regiment vorgeschrieben. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. Wien, J. P. Kraus 1738 / 39. Gr. 8°. 7 Bll., 296 S.; 3 Bll., 140 S.,10 Bll.; 142 S., 5 Bll., mit 2 gest. Frontisp., 1 gest. Titelvign., 2 gest. Kopfvign. u. 8 Textkupfer sowie 20 gef. Kupfertafeln, mod. Hldr. unter Verwendung der orig. Deckel.

      . . Wurzbach - De Ridder 251 - Vgl. Lipperheide 2222 (3.Aufl.).- Erste vollständige, illustrierte Ausgabe; erstmals 1729 jedoch ohne den 3.Teil; dieser wurde bereits 1726 unter dem Titel "Exercitium für die Dragoner zu Pferde und zu Fuß" gesondert herausgegeben und erst der 2. Aufl. der "Observations-Puncten" hinzugefügt. (Vgl. Jähns II, 1589ff.).- Tlw. gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        The History of the rise and fall of Masaniello the fisherman of Naples, containing an exact and impartial relation of the tumults and popular insurrections, that happened in that Kingdom (in the year 1647) on account of the tax upon fruits.

      Davis- Green 1729 - Londres, Davis- Green, 1729. In 8 de [2]-XII-226-1 f. n. ch. (catalogue de librairie), reliure en pleine basane fauve de l'époque, dos à 5 petits nerfs orné de caissons dorés de de petits fleurons finement dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin marron, titre doré, plats ornés de doubles filets d'encadrement estampés, guirlandes d'encadrement concentrique sur les plats avec à chaque angle externe de celles-ci un fleuron estampé, roulette estampée sur toutes les coupes, titre en noir et rouge sur la page de titre, tranches citron très légèrement mouchetées de rouge, coiffes et mors légèrement frottés, portrait gravé de Masaniello au frontispice, ex-libris contrecollé à l'envers sur le deuxième contreplat à la fin du volume, bel exemplaire. Ce volume est un compte rendu de la révolte contre les espagnols qui advint au milieu XVIIème siècle, conduite et dirigée par Masaniello, un vendeur de poissons âgé de 25 originaire d'Amalfi dont le véritable nom était Tommaso Aniello. Son histoire, romantique devint un sujet fécond qui alimenta nombres d'opéras, poèmes et chansons. A Naples, en 1647, sous domination Espagnole, (présence qui durera près de cinq siécles), une nouvelle taxe exorbitante fut établie sur les fruits et les légumes, qui étaient alors la base de l'alimentation de la majorité de la population pauvre de la ville. La population se révolta, dirigée par Masaniello elle érigea des barricades, assassina des soldats et des notables espagnols. Le viceroi, le Comte d'Arcos se réfugia dans le château Castelnuovo. Soutenu par une grande majorité des napolitains, Masaniello, refusa tout accord avec le représentant du Roi d’Espagne. Ce soutien ne dura que quelques jours. La population se retourna contre Masaniello, qui fut assassiné et décapité sur la place du marché, son corps fut ensuite brûlé en dehors de la ville par ceux qui l'avait fait leur porte parole. Plus tard, visiblement conscient de sa terrible erreur, le peuple napolitain, changeant à nouveau d'avis, rendit hommage au commerçant en organisant des obsèques somptueux. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Scritti]
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        Mahmoud Le Gasnevide Histoire Orientale. Fragment traduit de l'Arabe, avec des notes.

      Jean Hofhoudt,, Rotterdam, 1729 - Rotterdam, Jean Hofhoudt, 1729. 8°. (2) VI, 164 (4) S. Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. (berieben, bestossen und etwas verzogen). Cioranescu 44265. - Erste Ausgabe dieses satirischen Romanes des französischen Oekonomen Jean François Melon (1675-1738), erschien nach dem Tod Ludwig XIV und karikiert die Herrschenden Frankreichs. Melon war Oberinspektor der Landwirtschaft in Bordeaux und Sekretär von Kardinal Dubois und der l'Académie Bordeaux. - Das Titelblatt stärker, sonst nur wenig fleckig und gebräunt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French (berieben, bestossen und etwas verzogen). Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Biblia, das ist. Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der Ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen M. Luthers ... Ausgefertiget durch Chr. M. Pfaff. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Mit 2 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten, 1 doppelblattgr. gest. Plan, 2 Kupfertafeln und 1 Textkupfer (st. 3).

      Tübingen, J. G. und Chr. G. Cotta 1729.. Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher floraler RVerg. mit RSch. und 2 Metall-Schließen. Folio. - Die große Cotta-Bibel, von der 1729-30 mehrere Druckvarianten mit untersch. Illustrationen erschienen sind. Mit Karten von Palästina und der Reiseroute des Apostel Paulus sowie einem Plan von Jerusalem mit kleinen Randdarstellungen. Ohne das Porträt-Frontispiz. - Kollation: 12 Bll., S. 1-1093, 7 num. Bll., S. 1101 bis 1248 (fehlen die S. 1209-10 u. 1219-20); 4 Bll., 582 [recte 572], 80 S., 38 Bll. - Tlw. leicht fleckig, am Ende ca. 50 Bll. mit Fleck an der unt. rechte Ecke. Einbd. beschabt und fleckig, Rücken restauriert..

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst GmbH vorm. F. Dörling Gmb]
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      - Ulyssipone (Lisboa) Ex Praelo Michaelis Rodrigues. MDCCXXIX (1729). 30x20 cm. portada con escudo de Portugal + 6 h.+ 358 págs. texto a dos columnas, extraordinaria encuadernación gofrada en ambos planos de época, nervios, hierros dorados en lomo. Cantos un poco desgastados y un rasguño que se ve pegado, cortes pintados. # derecho [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon

      in welchem das Leben, die Thaten, und andere Merckwürdigkeiten deren Patriarchen, Propheten, Apostel, Vätter der ersten Kirchen, Päbsten, Cardinälen, Bischöffen, Prälaten, vornehmer Gelehrten, und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten berühmter Männern und Künstlern, nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Kkönigen/ Chur- und Fürten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ berühmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausführliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Gräflichen, Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien, von Concilien, Mönchs- und Ritter-Orden, Heydnischen Göttern, auch allerhand wichtigen und zu vollkommenem Verständnus deren vornehmsten Historien zu wissen nöthigen Anitquitäten / Und endlichen Die Beschreibung der Käyserthÿmern/ Königreiche/ Füsrstenthümer/ freyer Ständen/ Landschafften/ Insuln/ Städten/ Schlösser/ Stifften/ Clöster/ Gebürgen/ Meeren/ Seen/ Flüssen/n und so fortan/ Aus allen vorhin ausgegebenen und von gleichen Materien handlenden Lexicis, auch andern bewährten Historisch- und Geographischen Schrifften zusammengezogen. Dißmahlen von neuem mit Fleiß gantz übersehen/ von einer grossen Anzahl Fehlern/ die noch immer in denen alten Ausgaben geblieben waren/ gereiniget/ und sonderlich was die Schweitzerische und angräntzender Orten und Ländern Sachen betrifft/ gantz umgegossen/ und um ein grosses vermehret. Zweyte Auflage/ Mehr Bericht von allem ist zu finden in denen Vorreden. 4 vols. (A-Z). Basel: Brandmüller 1729. Folio. Uncut in contemporary worn halfleather, spines partly missing, boards weakly worn. Some leaves weakly browning.. Volume 3 in first edition, published 1728; supplement volume 1-2 missing."Das Neu-vermehrte Historisch- und Geographische Allgemeine Lexikon ist ein sechsbändiges Lexikon, verlegt und gedruckt im Basler Verlag Brandmüller. Herausgeber der 1726 und 1727 erschienenen ersten Ausgabe war Jacob Christoph Iselin; die beiden Supplementbände erschienen 1742 und 1744. Das Lexikon steht in der Tradition des historischen Lexikons des Johann Franz Buddeus". [Wikipedia]

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        Tractatus Inquam de Putativa Natalium Spurietate.

      1729 - Scarce Spanish Treatise on Matrimony and Family Issues Ontalba y Arce (Hontalva y Arce), Pedro de. Tractatus Inquam de Putativa Natalium Spurietate. Unica Disputatione Digestus. Barcelona: Sumptibus Pauli Campins Typographi, 1729. [lxviii], 288, [51] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (11-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand lettered title to spine, ties lacking. Light soiling, a few minor stains, one-inch strip cut from fore-edge of lower two-thirds of front board, rear fore-edge-abraded, pastedowns beginning to come loose, some edgewear to preliminaries and rear endleaves. Attractive woodcut head and tail pieces. Toning to text, light browning and faint dampstaining to margins in a few places. Early owner signature to half-title, brief annotations to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. A nice copy of a scarce title. * First edition. This treatise addresses marriage, heirs and other aspects of family relations in Canon, Visigothic and Spanish law. A second edition was published in 1760. Little is known about the author, who is identified as a Spanish canon lawyer on the title page. OCLC locates 1 copy of the first edition (at the National Library of Chile), 2 of the second edition (at UC-Berkeley Law School and St. Joseph's Seminary, New York). Not in The Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        A New Map of the Baltick &c. Showing all the Dominions about it. With ye Great or Post Roads and principal Cross-Roads. (Denmark/Sweden/Norway)

      London 1729 - Engraving with original line hand-color. Sheet size: 21 7/8 x 25". Inventory#: p1348pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        A Key of Knowledge for the opening of the secret mysteries of St. Johns mysticall revelation.

      Dordrecht, Pieter en Jacob Keur 1729. (20) 302 (2) 134, (12) 164, (2) 66 folia. Leer, Folio H. 44 x B. 28 x D. 10,5 cm. (nieuwe rug onder de oude gezet, anafgesneden exemplaar met de 6 kaarten en compleet met de 51 bladen met elk 6 prenten van Jan Luyken).

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        Receuil de Lions, dessinez d'après nature par divers Maitres & gravez, par Bernard Picart. Divisé en six Livres chacun de six feuilles.

      Amsterdam, chez Bernard Picart, le Romain, à l'Etoile, 1729. Oblong 4to (260 x 198mm). pp. (2), 6, with publisher's vignette on title, an additional engraved title, and 42 fine engravings of lions on 36 leaves. Contemporary half calf, a bit rubbed, preserved in a new cloth box. First edition of this fine suite of engraved plates on the lion by Bernard Picart. Many of the plates are by Picart, others after Rembrandt, LeBrun and Dürer. Bernard Picart (Paris 1673 - Amsterdam 1733) was a well-known painter, draughtsman and engraver. His first signed engraving (1693) was the Hermaphrodite after Poussin. After studying at the Académie Royale and working in Paris he finally moved to Amsterdam converting to the Protestant faith. The first plate shows anatomical details of the claws of the lion. The charming frontispiece shows a wooded landscape, with the skin of the Nemean Lion draped over a rock and Hercules' club resting agaist it. //Brunet IV, 630.

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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon,

      . in welchem das Leben, die Thaten, und andere Merckwürdigkeiten deren Patriarchen, Propheten, Apostel, Vätter der ersten Kirchen, Päbsten, Cardinälen, Bischöffen, Prälaten, vornehmer Gelehrten, und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten berühmter Männern und Künstlern, nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Kkönigen/ Chur- und Fürten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ berühmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausführliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Gräflichen, Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien, von Concilien, Mönchs- und Ritter-Orden, Heydnischen Göttern, auch allerhand wichtigen und zu vollkommenem Verständnus deren vornehmsten Historien zu wissen nöthigen Anitquitäten / Und endlichen Die Beschreibung der Käyserthymern/ Königreiche/ Füsrstenthümer/ freyer Ständen/ Landschafften/ Insuln/ Städten/ Schlösser/ Stifften/ Clöster/ Gebürgen/ Meeren/ Seen/ Flüssen/n und so fortan/ Aus allen vorhin ausgegebenen und von gleichen Materien handlenden Lexicis, auch andern bewährten Historisch- und Geographischen Schrifften zusammengezogen. Dißmahlen von neuem mit Fleiß gantz übersehen/ von einer grossen Anzahl Fehlern/ die noch immer in denen alten Ausgaben geblieben waren/ gereiniget/ und sonderlich was die Schweitzerische und angräntzender Orten und Ländern Sachen betrifft/ gantz umgegossen/ und um ein grosses vermehret. Zweyte Auflage/ Mehr Bericht von allem ist zu finden in denen Vorreden. 4 vols. (A-Z). Basel: Brandmüller 1729. Folio. Uncut in contemporary worn halfleather, spines partly missing, boards weakly worn. Some leaves weakly browning. * Volume 3 in first edition, published 1728; supplement volume 1-2 missing.<br>"Das Neu-vermehrte Historisch- und Geographische Allgemeine Lexikon ist ein sechsbändiges Lexikon, verlegt und gedruckt im Basler Verlag Brandmüller. Herausgeber der 1726 und 1727 erschienenen ersten Ausgabe war Jacob Christoph Iselin; die beiden Supplementbände erschienen 1742 und 1744. Das Lexikon steht in der Tradition des historischen Lexikons des Johann Franz Buddeus". [Wikipedia]..

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      London, 1729. - First english edition. With engraved frontis. Fine copy, in contemporary full calf. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Het Oude en Niewe Verbond aen een geschakelt in de Geschiedenissen der Joden en der Aengrenzende Volkeren, sedert het Verval der Koningryken van van Israel en Juda tot de Komst van Jezus Kristus. Uit het Engels, volgens den Agtsten Druk, overgezet, en met enige Byvoegzels en Aentekeningen vermeerdert door Joannes Drieberge. Twede Druk.

      Leiden, Joannes vander Linden 1729. 2 delen in 1 band, (titelprent, 2, XXII) 1551 (40) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, goudbestempeld, Folio (zeer fraai exemplaar, compleet de 6 uitvouwbare kaarten en een grote plattegrond van de tempel).

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        'Geographica Descriptio Montani Cuiusdam Districtus In Franconia in quo Illustrissimorum SRI Comitum a Giech Particulare Territorium cum incorporatis Praefecturis Pagis ac Pertinentiis, quae partim in suo proprio partim in alieno finitimorum S.R.I. utpote Circ. Franc. Directo rum Principum Territorio sitae sunt Auspiciis Illustrissimi S.R. Imp. Comitis ac Domini Dni. Caroli Godofredi Comitis a Giech Dynastae in Thurnavia et Buchavia aeri incisa.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, v. 1729, 48,5 x 56,5. Vollet, S. 160, Abb. 120; Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 59, 83. - Zeigt Oberfranken mit dem Gebiet Kloster Banz, Schesslitz, Heiligenstadt, Bayreuth / Weidenberg, Kupferberg und Burgkunstadt. - Mittig der Markt Thurnau und Buchau mit der Grafschaft Giech. - Unten links Gesamtansicht von Thurnau. - Oben im Kartenhimmel große figürliche Titelkartusche mit Wappen. - Rechts daneben Erklärungen. - Vollet: "Diese Spezialkarte gehört in bezug auf die Vollständigkeit der Detailangaben und die Darstellung des Terrains zu dem Besten des Homannschen Verlags". (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerius plus John Tait&#39;s Poetical Legends,

      London: Printed for A Dod, 1729. Hardcover. Good. Full period natural tan leather binding. Complete edition of the three books of the Dunciad. Two different books bound in one volume. 4to. 8" x 10". [1pp]/ 29 pages, 118 pages, (index) cxix-cxxiv, i-viii, 9-48 pages. Also bound in is a Rare author inscribed copy of John Tait&#39;s (Irish Poet 1748-1817), Poetical legends, containing the American Captive and the Fatal Feud, to which is added the fall of faction, a poetical vision. London, Printed and Sold by John Donaldson, 1776. Owners name inscribed on front end page. Book plate with monogram J[acob] E J[rowing]. Title page has some tears with 4 1/2" missing from the top right corner. Further tears to the top right corner of the first 6 pages. Four further pages have closed tears to the edges. Hinges are cracked. Corners slightly worn. Pages have crinkled from damp. Covers are stained and marked. Paper has some damp curling.

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        L'Ecole parfaite des Officiers de Bouche, qui enseigne les devoirs du Ma?tre-d'H?tel & du Sommelier; la maniere de faire les Confitures s?ches & liquides, les Liqueurs, les Eaux, les Pommades & les Parfums; la Cuisine; ? d?couper les ... (Truncated)

      Chez la Veuve de Pierre Ribou., 1729, Cuir / Leather, Book Condition: Bonne ConditionFull Book Title: L'Ecole parfaite des Officiers de Bouche, qui enseigne les devoirs du Ma?tre-d'H?tel & du Sommelier; la maniere de faire les Confitures s?ches & liquides, les Liqueurs, les Eaux, les Pommades & les Parfums; la Cuisine; ? d?couper les Viandes & ? faire la P?tisserie. Neuvi?me Edition, Corrig?e & augment?e de P?tes & Liqueurs nouvelles, & des nouveaux Rago?ts qu'on sert aujourd'hui.Size: 10cm x 17cm, [6ff] - 501 pages - (27 pages, Tables des mati?res, Approbation, Privil?ge du Roy); 4 planches d?pliantes, nombreuses illustrations. Reliure d'?poque, dos ? 5 nerfs. Reliure endommag?e, mors fendues. Pages int?rieures l?g?rement brunies, autrement en tr?s bonne condition, propres et solides. TR?S RARE. Le COPAC ne liste que 8 exemplaires de cet ouvrage, mais aucun de cette ?dition. Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        Novissimum Statutorum ac Venetarum Legum Volumen

      Ex typ. Ducali Pinelliana,, Venetiis, 1729 - Due parti in un volume di cm. 24,5, cc. (12) 302; pp. 115 (1). Antiporta figurata con il Leone di S. Marco (ripetuto alla fine delle preliminari) e grande vignetta centrale al frontespizio. Corretta legatura novecentesca in mezza percallina (ad imitazione della pergamena) e cartonato rigido. Dorso liscio con titoli in oro su tassello. Qualche fioritura alle prime carte ed un indebolimento al margine interno (lontano dal testo). Esemplare peraltro marginoso ed in buono stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Italia liberata da' Goti. riveduta, e corretta per l'Abbate Antonini.

      Cavelier, Cailleau, Brunet e altri,, Parigi, 1729 - Tre volumi di cm. 17, pp. (16) 363 (5); 376; 384. Stemmi incisi ai frontespizi dei volumi. Bellissima legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana francese, dorsi a nervi con titoli su doppi tasselli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli colorati. Ottima conservazione. Edizione poco comune ed elegantemente impressa, nel presente esemplare impreziosita da una legatura assai decorativa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wie die Rehe mit Hunden gehetzet werden. - " Obwohl die Rehe meistens in dem treib Jagen gebürschet ... " ( Reh- Hirschjagd ).

      . Kupferstich v. u. n. Joh. El. Ridinger aus Der Fürsten Jagdlust, 1729, 26,6 x 40,1. Thienemann, Nr. 36 - Blatt 24 aus "Der Fürsten Jagd-Lust". - Kleine randliche Mängel fachgerecht restauriert. - Selten

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        Historische Beschryvinge van de Reformatie der Stadt Amsterdam. Behelsende, Na een korte aanwysinge, van d'Opkomst en Voortgang der Roomchgesinde Bygeloovigheeden in 't algemeen, hoedaanig deselve in het bysonder tot Amsterdam zyn ingevoert, allengskens vermeerdert, en eyndelyk door de Reformatie Ao. 1578. wederom afgeschaft. Doormengt met veele weetenswaardige Oudtheeden van dese Landen, en in 't bysonder van d'eerste beginselen van Amsterdam, ook hoedanig dese Stadt allengskens is groot geworden, met aanwysinge van de Stichtingen en Afbeeldingen van alle de Kerken, KApellen Kloosters, Gasthuysen, en andere soogenaamde Geestelyke Gebouwen, die hier eertydts geweest hebben, en hoedanig deselve eyndelyk met de Reformatie meest zyn vertimmert, of tot een ander en beter begruyk geschikt. Alles uyt geloofwaardige Historie-Schryvers versaamelt, en met Oorspronglyke Stukken, Brieven en Bewysen, daarvan veele nooyt voor desen het licht hebben gesien, gestaaft en opgeheldert. Met meer als 70. Koopere Plaaten verciert.

      Amsterdam, Johannes van Septeren 1729. (8) 576 (11) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, goudbestempeld, Folio (voorin vochtvlek in de buitenste marge, op het schutblad 2 waszegels, met 51 gravures op 29 pagina's en diverse gravures in de tekst, 1 gravure aan de onderkant verstevigd, mist de plattegrond van Amsterdam en de gravure van de Koepelkerk).

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      A Amsterdam, Aux Dépens de la Compagnie 1729 - RO40151246: 264 pages pour le tome I et 302 pages pour le tome II. Gravures en noir et blanc en frontispices. Titre, tomaison et caissons dorés sur les dos. Tranches mouchetées rouges. Manques sur les dos et les plats. Annotations au dos de s 1ers plats. Très rare. Tome Premier, Contenant un Détail des circonstances, où il s'est trouvé, depuis son bannissement du Ciel, jusqu'à la Création de l'Homme: Avec quelques réflexions sur les Erreurs de certains Auteurs, touchant la Raison & la Manière de sa Chute. Tome Second, Qui traite de la Conduite qu'il a tenue jusqu'à présent, & des moëns dont il se sert pour venir à bout de ses Desseins. In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 94.3-Livres anciens XVIII ème [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Canada ou Nouvelle France. Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Acadamie Royale des Sciences.

      Amsterdam 1729 - Engraving. Sheet size: 14 3/4 x 18 3/4". Inventory#: p1409pmat.

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "Aurelia Vernaculo Orliens".

      . Kupferstich n. Janssonius b. Van der Aa, um 1729, 38,5 x 50. Ausgabe bei van der AA (?), Fauser verzeichnet nur ein Blatt bei Janssonius ( Nr. 10379). Oben rechts mit Tinte mit "180" nummeriert. Ohne Rückseitentext.

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        Treves. Capitale de l'Archévêché du même nom".

      1729 - Kupferstich bei Peter van der Aa, 1729, koloriert. Ca. 33,4 x 41,3 cm. Dekorative Ansicht der Stadt Trier nach Visscher. Die Darstellung wird umgeben von einem prachtvollen Rahmen, der einen barocken Bilderrahmen imitiert. Darin befindet sich ein Schild mit der Angabe "A Leide Chez Pierre vander Aa, Avec Privilege". Ansicht und Rahmen sind von zwei Platten gedruckt. Die Darstellung zeigt die Stadt Trier von St. Maximin bis St. Matthias, links erkennt man die Martinsmühle. Die Stadt wird umgeben von Hügeln, auf der Mosel sind Schiffe dargestellt. Im Vordergrund auf der anderen Moselseite sind Winzer bei der Weinlese zu sehen. Aus "Le Galerie agréble du monde", gedruckt in Leiden, ein 60 Bände umfassendes Werk, das nur in 100 Exemplaren gedruckt wurde. Sehr selten!

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        Kst.- Karte, b. J. B. Homann, "Protoparchiae Mindelheimesis Nova Tabula Geographiaca ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1729, 49 x 58. Sandler, S. 61, Nr. 165 ( Mit Privileg ); Carthographia Bavariae, K 5.18 und S. 135. - Zeigt die nahe Umgebung von Mindelheim ( Herrschaft Mindelheim ) in 8 Bezirken ( keine polit. Darstellung, sondern Wiedergabe der "landwirtschaftlich - forstwirtschaftlichen Verhältnisse", so Carthographia Bavariae ). Links oben große fig. Kartusche m. Putten u. Wappen, rechts Landschaftsdarstellung mit Jagdallegorie, darunter kleine Stadtansicht von Mindelheim. - Besonders hervorzuheben sind die prachtvoll kolorierten Kartuschen.

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        Iconografica Rappresentatione della inclita Citta di Venetia

      Nuremburg 1729 - Size : 490x565 (mm), 19.25x22.25 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, central fold reinforced.

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        Canada ou Nouvelle France Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Augmentees de Nouveau, a Leide, Chez Pierre Vander Aa, Avec Privilege/La Floride, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Augmentees de Nouveau, a Leide, Chez Pierre Vander Aa. Avec Privilege.

      Leiden 1729 - Copper-engraved maps, two to the sheet. Sheet size: 23 3/8 x 18 1/8". Inventory#: p796pmat.

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        General Map of Great Britain & Ireland with part of Holland, Flanders & France plus Orkneys & Shetland Isles

      Heirs of Mr Homann, Unknown 1729 - Original hand coloured map dated 1729 by Heirs of the late Mr Homann. Size bounded by yellow border is 47cm x 56cm but mounted size in glass frame is 74cm x 67cm. Key (bottom right) includes: Cities/ Large towns, Boroughs, Market towns, Bishoprics, Redouts, Roads, Bogs & Forts. Scale approx 10 miles to quarter inch with Orkneys & Shetland shown in separate box. Apart from vertical fold crease along centre, condition is vg. Please contact us for further details esp shipping [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Biblia, das ist: die gantze heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments, nach der ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers

      Tübingen: Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, 1729.

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        Einleitung zur Ceremoniel-Wissenschaft der großen Herren, die in vier besondern Theilen die meisten Ceremoniel-Handlungen, so die Europäischen Puissancen überhaupt, und die Teutschen Landes-Fürsten insonderheit... zu beobachten pflegen. Berlin, Rüdiger 1729. 8°. 1Bl. 7 S., 8 Bll., 880 S. mit gest. Frontispiz, Ldr. d. Zt

      . . Hayn-G. VI, 509. - Erste Ausgabe des für den adeligen Lebensstil des Barock außerordentlich aufschlußreichen Werks.- "Kulturgeschichtl. sehr interessant, besonders der letzte (4.) Theil: Von denen Divertissemens der großen Herren"(Hayn-G.); nämlich Turniere u. Ritterspiele, Carouselle, Ring-Rennen u. Roß-Ballette, Konzerte, Täntze, Bälle u. Ballette, Opern u. Komoedien, Karneval u. Maskeraden, Wirtschafften u. Bauernhochzeiten, Schlittenfahrten, Illuminationen (Feuerwerk), Lustjagden, usw.- Leicht gebräunt, kaum fleckig. Einband berieben, Kapit. durch Wurmfraß besch.

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        The Great Law of Consideration: Or, a Discourse, Wherein the Nature, Usefulness, and Absolute Necessity of Consideration, in Order to a Truly Serious and Religious Life Is Laid Open

      London: A Bettersworth 1729 - London: Printed for A. Bettesworth [etc.] 1729. 11th ed., corrected. 450 pp. front. 20 cm. 8vo. Fully bound in contemporary brown leather. Blind embossed border along front and rear boards. 4 raised bands. 5 compartments. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Rubbing to boards. Slight scuffing to spine and spine edges. Bumping to corners. Minor age-related discoloration to inside of boards. Speckled page ends. Dated owners inscription on front free endpaper. Similar inscription can also be found at the end of the volume. Otherwise, pages are unmarked, with only minor blemishes. Occasional slight discoloration throughout. Minor damp-staining from end of preface to page 22. The books original owner was one, Lemuel Pierson, of Southampton, located in Suffolk County, New York. It was purchased circa 1740 and remained in the same family for over two centuries. The author, Anthony Horneck was a German Protestant clergyman and scholar who made his career in England. He became an influential evangelical figure in London from the later 1670s, in partnership with Richard Smithies, curate of St. Giles Cripplegate. A student of the Bible and religious literature, and a casuist consulted in cases of conscience. he was well read in Arabic, Hebrew, and rabbinical literature. He wrote little of controversy, though he took an anti-Catholic stance during the reign of James II. His books are chiefly devotional, and went through many editions until 1730; some reprints appeared from 1846. This is the 11th and final original printing of his first written work. A well-preserved volume in very good condition, this interesting piece is a fine example of traditional Protestant devotional literature. Please feel free to view our photographs of this exceptional piece. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Christlicher Seelen-Schatz Außerlesener Gebetter.

      (Bonn, Fabion 1729).. 19,5 x 13 cm. Wappentafel, 3 Widmungs-Blätter, Titel, 9 Zwischentitel, 114 Textblätter mit Vignetten und Initialen, alles in Kupferstich. Zeitgenössisches weinrotes Ganzmaroquin mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel- und Stehkantenvergoldung, grüne Seidenvorsätze. Rücken am Kopf unauffällig restauriert. Auf kräftigem Papier gedruckt, teils gebräunt und fleckig.. Berliner Ornamentstichkatalog 2340. Rümann 504. Lanckoronska/Oehler I, 80. Merlo, Kölner Künstler 478f. Faber du Faur 1854. Thieme/Becker XX, 29. Zeitschrift für Bücherfreunde I (1897), S. 233-237. Eines der Hauptwerke kalligraphischer Kunst des 18. Jhdts., auf nicht num. Blättern, am Kopf der einzelnen Abschnitte mit Ornamenten oder Darstellungen biblischen und allegorischen Inhalts geschmückt. Das Werk erschien in kleiner Auflage als Luxusdruck für den Kurfürsten Clemens August von Köln, dessen Hofkammerrat und Kabinettssekretär der Kalligraph und Kupferstecher Kaukol war. "Mit Recht bezeichnet Merlo [...] das Werk als eine der schönsten Leistungen im kalligraphischen Fache, doch nicht nur durch seine Schreibkunst, auch durch den reichen illustrativen Schmuck verdient das Buch höchste Bewunderung" (Lanckoronska/Oehler). Vollständiges Exemplar mit gestochenem Wappen und der fünfseitigen Widmung, die nicht allen Exemplaren beigegeben waren, in einen bemerkenswert schönen Einband. Kaukol's engraved prayer book in an highly decorative contemporary binding. The book is dedicated to the art loving Elector Clemens August of Cologne, and is considered one of the best calligraphic works of the 18th century.

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        De canibus britannicis, liber unus; De rariorum animalium & stirpium historia, liber unus; De libris propriis, liber unus; De pronunciatione graecae & latinae linguae, cum scriptione nova, libellus; Ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recogniti à S. Jebb.

      Ldn., Car. Davis, 1729. - XV+249+(7) pp. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf with raised bands, gilt decor. & red title label on spine, marbled pastedowns & paper edges. VG. (Binding sl. rubbed; old inscription on endp., bookplate (1937) on pastedown, old woodcut pasted on verso of title). * Early classification of dogs, originally published in 1570. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer

      sp;-London -The Assigns of His Majesty's Printer, and of Henry Hills and The Company of the Stationers 1729 - A very handsome pocket-size prayer book. Profusely illustrated with 55 ornate wood-cuts throughout. With red ruled boards throughout. Includes the order for morning and evening prayer. Previous owner's inscriptions bear the names Harriet and Fanny Turner dated 1801 and 1869. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt decorative design. Externally, generally smart with bumping and slight loss to the spine, the joints are also worn. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and and clean witha copperplate inscription to the front free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tutte le Opere di Giovan Giorgio Trissino gentiluomo vicentino non piu raccolte.

      Presso Jacopo Vallarsi, Verona 1729 - First Edition. Two vols. in one; 4to., pp. half-title + frontis + [iii]-xxiv + [xlii] + [1]-296 + ff 2 (maps) + [297,298] + 299-398; [viii] + [1]-317 + blank + ff 1 + [1]-82; 18th c. half vellum over marbled paper boards; red morocco gilt spine label; boards worn with buckram reinforcements to spine; buckram-backed endpapers; all edges stained green; library inkstamp to front endpaper and title page; library pocket and electronic tag to rear endpaper; title pages in red and black; text generally clean and bright; a serviceable ex-library copy. First edition. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Trissino, a Renaissance humanist, poet, dramatist, and grammarian. Born of a patrician family in Vicenza, Giovanni Giogio Trissino (1478-1550) was exiled from Venice for political reasons, but found favor with a series of Popes who offered their protection. His drama Sophonisba (1515), which is based partly on the life of a Carthaginian lady, served as a model for the early modern tragic form in theatre. He also helped promote the early career of architect Andrea Palladio, with whom he maintained a long friendship. Hard Cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Satyres et autres oeuvres de Regnier avec remarques.

      Londres: Lyon & Woodman, 1729 - Edition originale, in-4; [iv], xxii, [i], 403p., [7p. Table et Fautes à corriger]; frontispice de Humblot gravé par Tardieu, 6 vignettes en-tête de Humblot gravées par Mathey, Baquoy et Crépy fils, 6 lettrines gravées par Mathey, fleuron de titre de Humblot gravé par Baquoy, culs-de-lampe. Reliure d"époque en veau blond frappé sur les deux plats des armes de Jean-Jacques Amelot de Chaillou (1689-1749), plats encadrés d"un triple filet doré, dos à nerfs richement orné avec pièce de titre en maroquin marron, gardes marbrées, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées. Petit accroc à la coiffe inférieure, deux petits trous de vers au mors inférieur, pâle mouillure marginale à un feuillet (p.13) mais un bel exemplaire Belle édition à grandes marges, imprimée sur papier épais, et la première comportant les commentaires de Claude Brossette, sous forme d"avertissement préliminaire et de remarques en bas de page. Né à Chartres en 1573 Mathurin Régnier mourut à Rouen en 1613 après une courte vie plutôt dissipée. Ses oeuvres qui comprennent Satires, Epitres, Elégies, Poésies, Epigrammes et Poésies spirituelles, sont précédées d"un avertissement comportant des notes biographiques et des jugements sur l"auteur. Amelot du Chaillou, dont les armes ornent cet ouvrage, fut intendant de La Rochelle en 1720, membre de l"Académie française en 1727 et surintendant général des Postes en 1737 (OHR 1247 fer 2). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, as the Same is hold forth, and Preached, by the People, called Scorn, Quakers; Being a full Explanation and Vindication of their Principles and Doctrines-Written in Latin and English by Robert Barclay, and since Translated into High Dutch, Low Dutch, and French, for the Information of Strangers-

      Newport, Rhode-Island: Printed by James Franklin, 1729. First American Edition. Thick 8vo. . Full contemporary American binding of blind-tooled paneled calf. Signatures of Gideon Hall his Book Bought of Abraham Folger D. 1786; Benj. Barney to Nathaniel Coleman; Nathaniel Coleman 1782. Evans 3129; Sabin 3364; Alden, "Rhode Island Imprints" 11 . Printed by the First Printer of Rhode Island, James Franklin, Benjamin's older brother. It is one of the earliest books printed in Rhode Island and a classic of Quaker Theology

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