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        Tratado Juridico Politico del Contra-Bando.

      1729 - Contraband Trade and Smuggling Gonzalez de Salcedo, Pedro. Tratado Juridico Politico del Contra-Bando, En Esta Tercera, y Ultima Impression Sale Corregida de Muchos Yerros, Que en la Segunda se Avian Introducido, Y se Han Anadido Muchas Reales Cedulas, Que Despues han Salido Concernientes a la Materia del Contra-Bando, Y Tambien los Sumarios a los Capitulos de Toda la Obra. Madrid: Por Juan Munoz, 1729. [xii], 400 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (11-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary tree calf, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, marbled endpapers, edges rouged. Rubbing to extremities with chipping to head of spine, moderate scuffing to boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front hinge partially cracked. Toning to text, minor dampstaining to top edge of text block, light browning and foxing in places, internally clean. * Third edition, corrected. First published in 1654, this is a substantial study of the economic effects of smuggling and trade in prohibited goods in Spain's American and Asian colonies, especially during times of war. It is a fundamental work for the study of Spanish commercial and colonial policy. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the third edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Yale). Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 105831. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        ORIGEN DE LOS INDIOS DE EL NUEVO MUNDO E INDIAS OCCIDENTALES

      - Origen de los Indios de el Nuevo Mundo, e Indias Occidentales, averiguado con discursos de opiniones por . Tratanse en este libro varias cosas, y puntos curiosos, tocantes a diversas ciencias, i facultades, con que se hace varia Historia, de mucho gusto para el Ingenio, i Entendimiento de Hombres agudos, i curiosos. Segunda impresión Enmendada, y añadida de algunas opiniones, o cosas notables, .- En Madrid, En la Imprenta de Francisco Martínez Abad, 1729; en folio pasta de época, portada con viñeta granada, 12 hojas incluido retrato de Santo Tomás de Aquino a quien va dirigida la obra, 336 páginas y 40 hojas de tablas, con colofón y viñeta grabada en última hoja. Texto a dos columnas con apostillas marginales. Portada con sello con pequeña pérdida de papel, así como otras pequeños defectos del papel en alguna hoja. Palau la describe junto a la primera edición de Valencia1607 en el nº 98007. Edición muy rara y estimada. El 5º libro trata de lo que las distintas tribus indígenas contaban sobre su propio origen. Obra de gran erudición e importante.

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        Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle Volken; In opzigte hunner Landsgelegentheid, Personen, Klederen, Gebouwen, Zeden, Wetten, Gewoontes, Godsdienst, Regering, Konsten en Wetenschappen, Koophandel, Handwerken, Landbouw, Landziektes, Planten, Dieren, Mineralen en andere zaken tot de Natuurlyke Historie dienende. I. Deel. Behelzende de Tegenwoordige staat der Keizerryken China en Japan, als mede van de Ladrones, Fillipynsche en Molukkische Eilanden, en van Makassar. II. Deel. Behelzende de Tegenwoordige staat der Sundasche Eilanden, en wel inzonderheid Borneo, Java, Sumatra en der Koninkryken Siam, Kochin-China en Tonkin. III. Deel. Behelzende de Tegenwoordige staat van de Koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1729 - [20], 645, [19] + [8]; [16], 676, [14]; [8], 680, [8]; [8], 638, [16]; [10], 622, [14]; [10], 316; 326, [14]; [10], 317-976, [14]; [16], 670, [10]; [4], 673, [15] pp. Compleet met 9 forntespices en 99 (voor het merendeel uitvouwbare ) kaarten, portretten, zichten en prenten. Illustrated with 9 engraved fontispieces and 99 (mostly folded) plates, portraits, views and maps. Library stamps 9 volumes. Minimale slijtage aan enkele ruggen en hoeken. Goede toestand. Good condition, nice set. Eigentijdse vollederen banden met nerven. Vergulde versiering op de ruggen. Contemporary calf . Decorated spines on 5 raised bands

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        New Reflexions on the Fair Sex. Written originally in French, by the celebrated Marchioness de Lambert, (and by her suppress'd)...Translated into English by J. Lockman

      London: Printed and sold by N. Prevost .... 1729. First. First edition in English. xxviii, 72pp. Bound in old, but later unprinted wrappers. A little soiling and very light foxing, a handsome, near fine copy. An important book by a woman about women, the Marchioness de Lambert bridges the gap between the 17th and 18th Centuries, and the salon she presided over was at the center of Parisian literary and intellectual life. In this book she reproaches men with "spoiling the dispositions nature has given to women, neglecting their education, filling their minds with nothing solid, and destining them solely to please, and to please only by their graces or their vices." It was doubtless these unpopular opinions, and her aversion to the publicity of authorship, that led her to buy the entire edition of her Reflexions sur les Femmes, which was published without her consent. The book has been almost continuously in print since originally published, and has gained new life in women's studies programs. OCLC locates but three copies worldwide -- two at the University of California, and one at Princeton. .

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        Christlicher Seelen-Schatz Außerlesener Gebetter,, Eines der schönsten kalligraphischen Werke des 18. Jahrhunderts. Kaukol, Hofkammerrat und Kabinetts-Sekretär des Kurfürsten Klemens August von Köln (zugleich Bischof von Hildesheim, Paderborn, Münster und Osnabrück) widmete es seinem kunstliebenden Landesherrn. Das Werk wurde in kleiner Auflage als Luxusdruck hergestellt. "Es gehört zu den schönsten Leistungen in diesem Fache" (Merlo). Die sehr fein ausgeführten Initialen und Vignetten mit Allegorien, biblischen Szenen, kleinen Ansichten, etc. Der hübsche Rokoko-Einband mit floralen Ornamenten in Goldprägung. Beide Deckel sind mit doppelten Zierleisten, der Rücken mit Blumen- und Rankenmustern versehen. Die ersten Blatt leicht fleckig, ohne

      Bonn, Fabion, 1729 - mit 128 komplett in Kupfer gestochenen unpaginierten Blättern mit einem ornamentalen Titel, einem Wappenkupfer, zahlreichen ganzseiigen Zwischentiteln und Duzenden von figürlichen Vignetten und Initialen im Text AUSSERGEWÖHNLICH GUT ERHALTENES UND PRACHTVOLL AUSGESTATTETES EXEMPLAR in ebenso wohlerhaltenem authentischem Schuber der Zeit Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 13x19, rotes geglättetes ORIGINAL-MAROQUIN mit Goldfileten, goldgeprägten Stehkanten und reicher Goldprägung am Buchrücken sowie sattem Voll-Goldschnitt in brauner Lederhülse der Zeit

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        ORIGEN DE LOS INDIOS DEL NUEVO MUNDO, E INDIAS OCCIDENTALES AVERIGUADO CON DISCURSO DE OPINIONES POR EL PADRE PRESENTADO. Tratanse en este libro varias cosas y puntos curiosos tocantes a diversas ciencias y facultades.

      - Madrid, Imp. Francisco Martínez Abad, 1729, gran folio piel, 16 h.+336 págs.+ 40 h. Portada grabada, 1 grabado de Santo Tomas de Aquino dibujado y grabado por Mathias Irala, 1 grabado y 4 grabados de monedas. Bella encuadernación en plena piel, con ruedas doradas en planos, lomo cuajado y caja. Firmada M. Bravo

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        The Duncaid

      Homer's Head Against St Dunstans Church, London: Lawton Gilliver, 1729 With notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus. The second edition with some additional notes. Refurbished in old buckram covers, spine has title in real gold to a black leather label. Internally new endpapers, rounding and backing, spine relined etc, no frontispiece, NO inscriptions, NO frontispiece, title page is in red and black ink within double rules black ink borders, a little stain to margin at base, tiny piece of corner has been repaired to tp, first 3 pages have some light browning to page edges, pagination is a little irregular as is normal, lacks half title, frontis plate?, 3-24, [2], 19-232 pp, final few pages of the index have some tip loss. A lovely copy of a very rare title. (ESTC T5550. Foxon, P781. Griffith, 224-7)During the later 1720s Walpole, and Pope's whig friends, thought the poet had been netted and brought under control, a relatively small poem, anonymously published, probably on 18 May 1728, brought all this in question. This was the first of Pope's Dunciads; an expanded Dunciad came out in 1729, a New Dunciad in 1742, and a Dunciad in four books in 1743. SEe ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Recentissima Asiae Delineatio, Qua Imperia ejus Regna et Status, Unacum novissimis Russorum detectionibg circa Mare Caspium et Terram Yedso alias dict per illor Expedit et Excursiones, factis sistuntur dirigente

      Nuremberg 1729 - Size : 493x575 (mm), 19.375x22.625 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Excellent, very slight age toning; very mild foxing on lower fold

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        Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

      Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard, Paris, 1729. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French. Owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contains numerous illustrations indicating the benefits of particular geometric configurations in terms of strength and strategic value. Not in Avery Memorial Library Catalog.

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        COMPENDIO DE ALBEYTERÍA, sacado de diversos autores, compuesto por. lleva los nuevos inventos anatómicos y un antidotario General, arreglado con Dosis de los medicamentos, como asimismo en extracto de las aguas termales, baños, y fuentes medicinales que en el recinto de España se hallan, y otras cosas particulares, y experimentadas para la mayor perfección de el arte, añadidas algunas adiciones en esta impresión y corregidas

      Imp. de Joseph Gonçalez, Madrid 1729 - 4º. 1 h. (portada) 1 lámina plegada (grabado) 11 h. s.n. (dedicatoria, licencias, erratas, tasa) 399 p. 4 h. (índice). Plena piel, lomo cuajado, con nervios, tejuelo. - Segunda edición, más importante que la primera. 9 láminas de grabados fuera de texto, a toda plana 5 de ellos en hojas plegadas, estas láminas son de regular ejecución y se refieren a la anatomía y enfermedades del caballo, teniendo leyendas explicativas, hay además diversos cuadros sinópticos dispuestos con acierto, y en la primera página lámina alegórica compuesta de círculos concéntricos, con la estrella de los vientos y en el centro del mar, por la que navega un velero, al timón la Virgen y encima una inscripción que dice: ¿Nuestra Señora de la Paz y Piedad¿. Papel de hilo. Mal paginado. Este ejemplar tiene una hoja en alabanza del Noble Arte de Herrar en octavas. [Torrecilla nº 488; Antón Ramírez nº 183; Agustín Palau nº 1717.2 (pág. 34); Ramón Llorente, pág. 85] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HELL UPON EARTH OR THE TOWN IN AN UPROAR: OCCASIONED BY THE LATE HORRIBLE SCENES OF FORGERY, PERJURY, STREET-ROBBERY, MURDER, SODOMY, AND OTHER SHOCKING IMPIETIES

      London: for J. Roberts and A. Dodd, 1729. contemporary full leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, all edges gilt. 12mo. contemporary full leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, all edges gilt. (ii), 62 pages. First edition. (Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Part II). A graphic account of all kinds of crime and "other shocking impieties" in London at the time of publication. The 18th century was a time of rapid growth in London, and this account detailed some of the less favorable consequences. Bookplate on front pastedown from the library of collector F. Grant, dated 1880, and bookplate on back free endpaper that of Clarence S. Bemes. Gilt-stamped title on spine fading. Boards cracked along spine. Front board detached. Rear hinge cracked.

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        The Life of the Very Reverend and Learned Cotton Mather, D. D. & F. R. S. Late Pastor of the North Church in Boston. Who Died, Feb. 13. 1727,8.

      Boston: Printed for Samuel Gerrish, 1729 - *The price of this item has been reduced until Sunday as part of our October ABEBOOKS sale* first edition; [4] (half title, title), iv, 6 (Preface), 10 (Subscribers), 184 pp.; lacks 185/186, the last leaf of the advertisements, B1 holed with loss of words and letters, I5 chipped at fore edge with loss of a few letters, a few other leaves tip chipped with a letter or two removed; contemporary leather very rubbed, front free endpaper tattered and with old ink scribbling, age toning and age staining throughout, reading copy; Howes M 409. Photos available upon request.

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        Tromba Quaresimale

      Nicolo Pezzana 1729 - (OE71) - Venezi - Contiene 428 páginas incluyendo índice - Encuadernado en pergamino - Viñeta en la portada - Texto a doble columna - Hojas presentan leves manchas de óxido - Buen estado

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        Pastorale Lutheri. Das ist, Nutzlicher und nötiger Unterricht, von den fürnembsten Stücken zum heiligen Ministerio gehörig. von schweren und gefehrlichen Casibus,. Sampt einem ordentlichen Register und schönen Vorrede M. Hieronymi Mencelij. (Eisleben, A. Petri) 1582. 4°. 14 Bll., 367 (recte 378) num.Bll, 14 Bll.- Nachgeb.: ?Methodus concionandi laconica paraphrasi simplici illustrata, ac mediocris practicae exemplis illuminata per Christianum Theologophilum Anatinum." Lateinische Handschrift auf Papier. Um (16)79? 1 Bl., 82 (recte 83) S., 39 weiße Bll., Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD 16 L 3559 - Jöcher-A. VI, 671, 1 - ADB XXVI, 445: "War lange Zeit ein unentbehrlicher Rathgeber der Geistlichkeit und ist bis 1729 in vielen Auflagen gedruckt worden."- Erste Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung mit einer Vorrede v. Hieronymus Mencel.- Konrad Porta (1541-1585), Pastor zu St. Peter u. Paul in Eisleben, machte sich auch als Dramatiker einen Namen.- Vorsatz mit hs. Eintragung, Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, etw. gebräunt und fleckig, Ebd. fleckig u. leicht verzogen, Bindebänder fehlen. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        El mundo engañado de los falsos medicos. Dircursos del Doct. Joseph Gazola, Veronès, Medico Cesareo, y Academista Aletofilo / Obra postuma, Traducida fielmente del Toscano; con aprobación de Don Gregorio Mayàns y Ciscàr [Gregorio Mayans i Síscar]

      - 1ª Ed. en castellano (?).- Con licencia: En Valladolid por Antonio Bordazar, año de 1729. à costa de Christoval Branchat, Mercader de Libros, en la Plaza de la Seo.- [8 h.], 191 p.: letras y viñetas capitulares grabadas en madera; 8º menor (14,4 x 10,3 cm.); Enc. en Pergamino época con título manuscrito en lomera, restos de cintas de piel para cerrar el libro.- Nota manuscrita en verso de la tapa anterior y guarda correspondiente. Las cubiertas y dos hojas (p. 95-96 y 117-118) restauradas de pequeñas faltas con pergamino original y papel de la época. Interior apenas afectado por dos perforaciones de polilla, una central que no impide la lectura y otra directamente fuera de texto que llega a formar galería, aunuque restaurada. A PESAR DE LO DICHO, QUE ES PRECEPTIVO, EL LIBRO EN GENERAL SE ENCUENTRA EN BUEN ESTADO DE CONSERVACION, con el papel blanco y terso, sin manchas y completo. CONTIENE: A los Medicos buenos (introducción); Aprobación de Don Gregorio Mayans i Síscar; Suma de la licencia; Nota del traductor; Discurso I: Mas vale estar sin Medico, que no tenerle bueno; Discurso II: La Medicina sirve, pero cada uno puede ser medico de sí mismo; Discurso III: De la dificultad de la Medicina, y del engaño de las mas famosas Sectas de Medicos, y particularmente de los Dogmaticos, y secuaces de los antiguos; Discurso IV: En el qual se contienen algunas advertencias para vivir, y conservar la salud mucho tiempo; Discurso V: Si es mejor valerse de Medicos Modernos, ó Galenicos. El autor, físico y médico italiano, ejerció en Verona (Veneto), donde fundó la Accademia degli Aletofili; como precursor de la ilustración, en su tiempo alcanzó gran popularidad por su defensa de una medicina científica en contraposición a la hipocrático-galénica, causando una notable controversia al afirmar que muchas veces los enfermos morían más por la actuación de supuestos médicos que por las propias enfermedades. Esta obra refleja dichas teorías con un tono sarcástico y crítico muy duro hacia los curanderos o falsos médicos, a los cuales se acusa de recetar "letras de ejecución" a sus desaprensivos pacientes. El intenso debate dio lugar a contestaciones en forma de otros libros y subsiguientes reimpresiones de éste, llegando a sumar 24 ediciones distintas; la que ofrecemos es una de las cuatro que aparecieron por primera vez en España durante el año 1729, en Valencia, Sevilla, Valladolid y Madrid. En definitiva, el recurrente tema de los matasanos sacado a luz por primera vez en aquellos años. Palau 100968. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Tebaide di Stazio di Selvaggio Porpora (Card. Corn. Bentivoglio).

      1729 - Roma, Salvioni nell'Archiginnasio della Sapienza, 1729. Magnifica edizione che meritò d'essere lodata da Monsignor Fontanini, e dal suo annotatore Apostolo Zeno, il quale trovava la versione del Bentivoglio, in bellissimi sciolti italiani, sublime senza gonfiezza, grande senza sproporzione, soave senza mollezza. Gamba, 2454. In 4to grande (cm. 29,5); bella legatura coeva in pergamena rigida, dorso a 5 nervi con titolo in oro, taglio colorato; pp. (4), 500, (2). Vignetta incisa al frontespizio. Ottima copia stampata su carta pesante. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paedagogia Compendiaria Das ist kurtz-gefaßte Anweisung für die so wohl noch ungeübte als bereits geübte Kinder, da vermittelst XXIV. Tabellen gezeiget wird, wie jene sollen die Buchstaben in denen vier Haupt-Sprachen 1. kennen, 2. zusammen setzen, 3. lesen, und 4. die Zahlen in gemeinen und römischen Ziffern aussprechen lernen : Diese theils nöthigen, theils nützlichen Wissenschaften als in dem Catechismo, Theologia, oder Glaubens-Lehre . auf leichte Art . unterrichtet werden / von Johannes Andreas Liscovius. - Zum dritten mahl etwas vollständiger herausgegeben.

      Augsburg, Bey dem Autore, [1729] - 8°, Kupferstich-Fronti., 6 Bl. 186 S., 3 gestochene Karten (von 5 Faltkart), , HLdr. d. Zeit, Berieben, etwas fleckig, Marginalien von alter Hand., hinterste Blätter etwas wasserändig, darum hinterer fliegender Vors. etwas verklebtt. S 177 u. 178 übersprungen Vorhandene Karten: Landcharte des alten Testaments; Pauli des Apostels Reisen; Asia (fehlend: Europa, Teut schland).Sehr seltenes, durchgehend in Tabellenform abgefasstes Schulbuch. Bereits das Mittelalter und die Reformationszeit kannten tabellarische Unterrichtsmittel. Der Höhepunkt dieser Lernmethode war dann im 18. Jht. Johann Andreas Liscovius (1668-1736) studierte in Wittenberg u. Halle wo er bei Johann Peter von Ludewig (oder Ludwig) (1668-1743) promovierte. Danach folge er dem Ruf nach Augsburg, wo er Lehrer u- Vize-Inspektor des städtische Waisenhauses u. der Armenanstalt. Sein Lehrbuch (hier in der letzten Auflage) war für Schulanfänger u. Fortgeschrittene gedacht. Die beiden ersten rot/schwarz gedruckten Tabellen dienten dem Lesenlernen. Die ersten Tabelle enthält das Alphabet in Fraktur u. lateinischen Lettern, dazu jeweils 1 -2 Merkwörter und einen mit diesen Merkwörtern gebildete Satz. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBRAS DE QUEVEDO EL PARNASSO ESPAÑOL, MONTE EN DOS CUMBRES, DIVIDIDO CON LAS NUEVE MUSAS 5 TOMOS

      - Madrid, 1729. Oficina de Francisco de El Hierro y varios. Cartoné con lomera en piel y dorados posterior de época con raspaduras en lomera. 558 + 2 grabados + 603 + 301 + 338 + 1 grabado + 333pp., 20x15cm. Algo corto de márgenes. Marcas y notas de anterior propietario. Papel oscurecido y puntos de óxido. ( Vitrina San José ) LITERATURA ESPAÑOLA

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        MEMOIRES pour servir a l'histoire des hommes illustres dans la Republique des Lettres, avec un Catalogue raisonnè de leurs Ouvrages.

      Briasson, 1729-1745, Paris, - 39 (su 44) voll. in-16, leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit.mss ai d. La nostra serie raccoglie 39 voll. mancando i volumi 16, 17, 18, 29, 39. Il vol. X è doppio perchè suddiviso in 2 parti. Gli ultimi voll., a partire dal vol. XXXI, contengono gli Indici alfabetici generali per articolo. Opera bibliografica e principale del Niceron (1685-1738) contenente 1600 "articoli" con precise schede bibliografiche, ancora molto utile per le notizie di grande erudizione contenute. Rara ediz. orig. Qualche lieve brun. ma bell'esempl. in barbe. [161]

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        BOOK OF COMMON-PRAYER, THE

      Printed By The Assigns of His Majesty's Printer and of Henry Hills Deceased., London 1729 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 50% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Contemporary black leather, fully gilt, all edges gilt, decorated endpapers. This handsome duodecimo edition is extra-illustrated with 55 plates produced for this format by Richard Ware, London. General mild wear in an attractive period binding. Contemporary marginalia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE VERITABLE & SECRETTE (sic.) DES VIES ET DES REGNES de tous les Rois & Reines d'Angleterre, depuis Guillaume I. surnommé Le Conquerant, jusqu'à la fin du Regne de la Reine Anne.

      - Amsterdam, Wetsteins & Smith, 1729, 10x17, trois volumes. Reliures en plein parchemin. Dos lisses, portant titre et tomaison à l'encre. Chaque volume s'ouvre avec un frontispice. Ouvrages en bon état général, papier très frais et sans rousseur (envoi de photos sur demande). Augmenté d'un abregé de l'histoire générale de chaque Regne tirée principalement des manuscrits originaux, des meilleurs mémoires, anecdotes, & historiens authentiques. Traduit de l'anglais.

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        INTRODUCTIONIS IN UNIVERSAM GEOGRAPHIAM

      1729 - CLUVER, Philipp. PHILIPPI CLUVERI INTRODUCTIONIS IN UNIVERSAM GEOGRAPHIAM, tam VETEREM quam NOVAM LIBRI VI. Cum integris Johannis Bunonis, Joh. Frid. Hekelii & Joh. Reiskii, & selectis Londinensibus notis. Textum ad optimas Editiones recognovit; Pauca Cluverii, multa interpretum sphalmata obelo notavit; Bunonianis Tabulis geographicis passim emendatis novas accuratiores addidit; Praefationemque de Cluverii fatis & scriptis Historico-criticam; cum praecognitis geographicis, praefixit Augustinus Bruzen la Martiniere . Editio omnium locupletissima. Amstelaedami: Apud Petrum de Coup, 1729. First published in Leiden, 1624, this is the last edition of Cluver's popular geographic history. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, 47 maps (16 folding), 4 plates (2 folding), and 1 folding table. Quarto. [42],688,[59] pp. 24.7 x 19.2 cm (9 3/4 by 7 5/8 in.) Handsomely bound in a modern, full vellum binding in period style, having green ribbon ties and a handwritten title on spine. A complete copy. The frontispiece and title-page are browned. There is a small, light dampstain that begins at the bottom forecorner of p. 639. The last few leaves of the index show general light soiling and are rather tired. Overall, a clean and fresh copy. The main text describes all the countries of the world, including a section on America and the islands of the 'New World' (pp. 666-686), and is illustrated throughout with engraved maps. The accompanying map of America (it depicts North, Central, and South America), the last one in the atlas, shows California as an island. The text includes notes by Johann Buno, Johann Friedrich Heckel and Johann Reiske, taken from earlier editions of the work; these are printed throughout in smaller type in double columns beneath the main text. Text in Latin. A bibliography of preceding editions is given on pp. [9-10], along with a list of errata and directions to the binder on pp. [41-42], in the unpaginated section at the beginning of the book; and there is a [59] page index at the end of the volume. (Graesse 2, p. 204; Sabin 13085).

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        Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, depuis son etablissement jusqu'à present. Avec les m moires de littérature tirez des registres de cette Académie, depuis son renouvellement jusqu'en MDCCX. Tome premier (-cinquième).

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1717-1729. - 5 Bde. Mit zus. 3 Frontispizen, 5 gest. Titelvignetten, 48 gest. Tafeln, 18 Textkupfern und -vignetten sowie 8 gest. Initialen. Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-4to. Dekorative Reihe der ersten fünf Bände der "Geschichte der Königlichen Akademie der Schönen Wissenschaften zu Paris". Die Zeitschrift sollte bis 1843 auf 51 Bände anwachsen. - Zahlreiche philologische Passagen in griechischer und hebräischer Sprache; die Kupferstiche zu Numismatik, Archäologie, Musik, Geographie etc. - Sauber und kaum gebräunt; relativ breitrandiges Exemplar. ZDB-ID 448905-6. OCLC 9091297.

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        Polly: An Opera Being the Second Part of the Beggar's Opera.

      London Printed for the Author 1729 - First Edition in Original Wrappers GAY, John. Polly: An Opera. Being the Second Part of the Beggar's Opera. London: Printed for the Author, 1729. First edition. Quarto (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches; 245 x 192 mm). [4], vii, [1], 72, 31, sheet music, [1, blank] pp. With engraved sheet music. Title printed in red and black. In original blue paper wrappers. Uncut. Some professional repairs to wrappers. New stitching to wrappers. Two previous owner's bookplates tipped in to inside front wrapper. Chemised and housed in a quarter blue morocco slipcase. Very good. "Polly, a musical play by J. Gay (q.v.), published in 1729. Its production on stage was prohibited by the lord chamberlain. The play is a sequel to The Beggar's Opera." (The Oxford Companion To English Literature 628) HBS 64980. $1,750 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Traité de mécanique, où l'on explique tout ce qui est nécessaire dans la pratique des arts, & les propriétés des corps pesans lesquelles ont un plus grand usage dans la physique.

      J.B. Coignard jr. for Compagnie des Libraires, Paris 1729 - Contemporary sheep (rubbed, spine wormed, chipped at head & tail), gilt spine, [10]-333-[1] pp. (usual browning and spotting, wormtrack in 1st quires touching some letters). Good large paper copy. Very rare reprint (1st ed. Paris 1695) of a treatise on mechanics by La Hire (1640-1718). Woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text. Not in BL London, BN Paris - "Although passed over by the majority if the historians of mechanics, this work marks a significant step toward the elaboration of a modern manual of practical mechanics, suitable for engineers of various disciplines. On the theoretical plane, La Hire's treatise was already out of date at the time of its appearance because it ignored Newton's laws of dynamics. on the other hand. he furnished useful descriptions and put forth the suggestion following Desargues, of adopting an epicycloidal for gear wheels" (DSB). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments]. Die Heilige Schrifft Neuen Testaments.

      Tübingen, Johann Georg & Christian Gottfried Cotta, 1729. - Large folio (447 x 290 mm). (8), 582 [but: 572], 80, (76), 1101-1248 pp. With engr. headpiece and double-page-sized ebgr. map. Contemp. blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards with beveled edges. Five brass bosses at each spine end; covers show central bosses and 5 (out of 8) corner bosses. Remains of clasps. 18th-century Luther Bible (New Testament only), elaborately bound in the style of the early 17th century. The map shows the travels of St. Paul (with edge tears and loss to paper). Fol. M3 (p. 137f.) shows tear and loss to pagination. Pages 1233-1236 are erroneously bound after p. 1228. Printed on strong paper; somewhat browned and brownstained throughout. Binding wormed; hinges and raised bands rubbed. Front-cover fittings are complete, but three of the rear-cover fittings are lost. Some damage to flyleaf and title page from the fittings' nails, which have pierced the cover. Württ. Bibelslg. E 1255. Lüthi 112 (VT only). Cf. Darlow/Moule 4231 (1730 ed.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

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        Traité de la Coupe des Bois

      - Pour le Revetement des Voutes, arrieres-voussures trompes, rampes et tours rondes. Utile aux arts de charpente, menuiserie et marbrerie. Jacques Josse & Claude Jombert, Paris, 1729. Contemporary full speckled calf with spine in six compartments the second with tan morocco title label and the remaining in decorative panels with central floral spray within a lozenge surround comprising small flower head ornaments and lavish foliate cornerpieces the whole within high raised banding; crimson speckled edges; 300x246 mms. First Edition. With copper engraved arms header to dedication and forty-six plates all but two folding; engraved by Aveline after drawings by the author.A stunning copy in excellent contemporary binding internally crisp and clean. Extremely scarce with only one copy for sale at auction in the last thirty years. [ABPC] Brunet also ran into difficulties sourcing a copy: "ouvrage recherché et qui se trouve difficilement". Brunet I, 963. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mémoires de Monsieur L*** conseiller d'état, contenant : L'Histoire des Guerres Civiles des années 1649 & suivantes ; principalement celles de Guienne & autres Provinces.

      S.n. [Guérin], S.l. [Paris] 1729 - 547 pp. + 581 pp., 2 volumes, in-12, reliure pleine basane d'époque, dos 5 nerfs, caissons ornés. Edition Originale peu commune. Importants pour la Fronde, ces mémoires ne se recommandent pas par leur impartialité. Procureur Général en 1641, Lenet fut pendant la Fronde, chargé par Condé de plusieurs missions et principalement de négocier un traité avec l'Espagne. Il dut s'enfuir de France lors de la pacification de 1653 et ne put revenir qu'en 1661. "Lenet, dit Madame de Sévigné, avait de l'esprit comme douze". Mémoires d'un grand intérêt car l'auteur n'y relate que des faits dont il a été le témoin. Il fut particulièrement actif lors de la guerre de Guyenne et des luttes autour de Bordeaux comme agent du Prince de Condé et de Madame de Longueville. Une deuxième partie de ces mémoires, traitant de la période précédant la Fronde (1627-1643) fut publiée en.1826 dans la Collection des mémoires relatifs à l'histoire de France publiée par Petitot (tomes LIII et LIV). Coiffes et pièces de titres manquants, frottements et coins émoussés, papier en très bel état. Bon ensemble. In-12° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I.) Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, Nach der Übersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers, mit Neuen Vorreden, Summarien, weitläuffigen Parallelen, Anmerckungen und geistlichen Anwendungen, auch Gebeten auf jedes Capitel: Wobey zugleich Nöthige Register und eine Harmonie des Neuen Testaments beygefüget sind. Ausgefertiget unter der Aufsicht und Direction Christoph Matthäi Pfaffen, Der Heil. Schrifft Doctorn, Professorn, Cantzlern und Probsten zu Tübingen, auch Abbten des Closters Lorch. II.) Die Heilige Schrift Neuen Testaments, Nach der fürtrefflichen Ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden auch Rand - Glossen Martin Luthers: Da dann neue nach dem Zweck eingerichtete Summarien, weitläu

      Tübingen, Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, 1729 - I.) 2°, Fronti., 16 Bll., 1100 S. (restliche Bögen (ab S. 1101) in Bd II.), 2 Textvignette; 1 Kupferstich (Jüd. Ritualgeräete etc.); Faltkarte: Abriss der Stadt Jerusalem; Das mittellaendische Grossmeer und Palestina.II.) 2°, Fronti., 4 Bll., 582 S.; 80 S. (Harmonia der vier Envangelisten), Klappkarte; 76 unpag. S. (Namen - Register); S. 1101 - 1248 (Apocrypha). Frontispiz (Kupferstich von Joh. Aman), aufklappbare Landkarte (Land-Charte über dlie Reysen der Hl. Apostel sonderlich Hl. Pauli.)., Pergament geprägt, der Zeit., I.) Fronti. mit Randläsuren, etwas fleckig, Deckel berieben, Schliessen vorhanden, min. WurmfrassII.)Fliegender Vorsatz fehlt Fronti. u. Titelblatt lose, fleckig, (wie es sich für eine gebrauchte Bibel gehört), teilw. Blätter mit Randfehlstellen (kein Textverlust). Frontdeckel mit kleiner Brandspur, Fehlstelle am Rücken, Schliessen fehlend. Johann Christian Klemm (1688 in Stuttgart , ?1754 Tübingen), tüchtiger Theologe, wurde 1717 Professor der Philosophie, der griechischen und orientalischen Sprache in Tübingen; sein Schwager, der bekannte Kanzler Chr. Matth. Pfaff suchte ihn in die theologische Facultät zu bringen, 1725 wurde er trotz des Widerstrebens derselben, welche an seinen Scriptis irenicis Anstoß nahm, wenigstens mit der außerordentlichen Professur bedacht, Mai 1730 erhielt er die ordentliche Professur, 1736 wurde ihm zugleich die Prälatur Hirsau übertragen, welche Stelle er bis zu seinem Tode behielt. Besonders bekannt und eigentlich allein bedeutend wurde er durch seine Bemühungen, eine Vereinigung der beiden protestantischen Confessionen und Kirchen herbeizuführen; noch als Professor der Philosophie schrieb er: ?Die nöthige Einigkeit der protestantischen Kirchen?, Tübingen 1719, worin er nachzuweisen suchte, daß in den Fundamentalartikeln des Glaubens beide Confessionen übereinstimmen, daß der Punkt in der Lehre von der Person Christi, welcher die Differenzen verursachte, kein Fundamentalartikel sei, sowenig wie die Lehre von dem h. Abendmahle, [154] 1722 vertheidigte er seine Lehre in: ?Vertheidigte Glaubenseinigkeit?, auch sein ?Irenisches Zeugniß? 1724 diente demselben Zwecke. Der Versuch scheiterte allerdings an Kursachsen. K. selbst gab seine Bemühungen mit dem Bemerken auf, daß er der lutherischen Lehre durchaus nichts habe vergeben wollen.Christoph Matthäus Pfaff (1686 Stuttgart; ?1760 Gießen) evangelischer Theologe, wurdet 1717 Professor für Theologie in Tübingen und war seit 1720 außerdem Propst und Kanzler der Universität. Nach einem Zwischenfall 1756 wurde er nach Gießen versetzt und war dort bis zu seinem Tode Professor der Theologie, Kanzler der Universität und General-Superintendent.Pfaff gilt neben Johann Franz Buddeus und Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten als der bedeutendste Bahnbrecher der theologischen Aufklärung innerhalb des deutschen Protestantismus. Er nahm pietistische Elemente auf, interpretierte sie aber im Sinne der Aufklärung. 15000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Secrets of the Invisible World Disclos'd. Or, an Universal History of Apparitions Sacred and Prophane, Under all Denominations; Whether, Angelical, Diabolical, or Human Souls departed. [previously: 'History and Reality of Apparitions']

      J. Clarke A. Millar and J. Green, London 1729 - Hardcover, 8vo, [xii +] 396 pp, Contemporary calf boards, with later (nineteenth century?) leather spine raised bands and blind tooling and leather spine labels with gilt titling between bands. Frontis, and five full-page engraved plates. The third issue of the first edition of the last of Defoe's treatises on the supernatural. It was also the last issue published during the author's lifetime. The book was first published anonymously in March 1727 under the title "An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions " but perhaps because of the anonymity sales were slow. In November 1728 it was reissued using the same sheets as the first edition, but with a new title-page which identified the author as "Andrew Moreton" (a pseudonym which Defoe had used several times previously) a different title and a different publisher ("J. Peele"). In February of the following year it was reissued once more, using the same first edition sheets, but again with a different title page, the details of which was essentially the same as those of the second issue, except that it had yet another publisher's imprint (J. Clarke, A. Millar and J. Green). This, the third issue of the First Edition, was also the final issue of that edition. The Second Edition, which was a complete new printing, did not appear until 1735, four years after the author's death. The book itself is essentially a lengthy argument attesting to the existence of beings of "the invisible world." The waning of belief in witchcraft during the seventeenth century had been accompanied by a broader rejection of the supernatural, a viewpoint against which Defoe argued vehemently, suggesting that disbelief in apparitions was tantamount to religious unbelief. In this work he explores the nature of ghosts, angels, and other supernatural beings, arguing that while they may not be as we imagine them (he did not, for example, believe ghosts to be the spirits of departed people) they existed nonetheless, as had been well attested throughout history. The full subtitle gives a fair summation of its contents: Or, an Universal History of Apparitions Sacred and Prophane, Under all Denominations; Whether, Angelical, Diabolical, or Human Souls departed. Shewing I. THEIR various Returns to this World; with sure Rules to know, by their Manner of Appearing, if they are Good or Evil ones. II. The Differences of the Apparitions of Antient and Modern Times; and an Enquiry into the Scriptural Doctrine of Spirits. III. The many Species of Apparitions, their real Existence, and Operations by Divine Appointment. IV. The Nature of seeing Ghosts before, and after, Death; and how we should behave towards them. V. The Effects of Fancy, Vapours, Dreams, Hyppo, and of real or Imaginary Appearances. VI. A Collection of the most Authentic Relations of Apparitions, particularly that surprizing One attested by the learned Dr. Scott. The spine has been sympathetically rebacked, probably during the nineteenth century, preserving the original boards, which are rubbed and rounded at the corners. Old pencil notes to rear blank and pastedowns, clipping from a bookseller's catalogue advertising a different edition on the front pastedown. Title page a little grubbing, a few spots of browning and a few faint discolored patches to the margins here and there, but the over all the pages are clean and supple, and generally the books is an attractive VG+ copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Plan van Brussel.

      1729 - The Hague: I. van der Kloot, 1729. Coloured. 500 x 585mm. An old plan of the city of Brussels concentrating on the military defences, with a 51-point key in Dutch and French.

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        Opere.

      Venedig, Angiolo Pasinello, 1728-1729. - 5 Bde. in 4. (12), 477, (1) SS. 18 SS. - XXIV, 487, (1) SS. - (6), 412 SS. 51, (2) SS. 19, (1) SS. - (20), 308 SS. (4), 264 SS. Mit gest. Portraitfrontispiz, 5 (wdh.) gest. Titelvignetten, 4 (wdh.) gest. Kopfstücken und 3 gest. Initialen. Pergamentbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. 4to. Zweite Werkausgabe (eine erste, jedoch weniger vollständige, war bereits 1707 erschienen), herausgegeben von J.-B. Casotti und A. F. Seghezzi. Der toskanische Dichter und Kirchenmann G. della Casa (1503-56) war Erzbischof von Benevent und päpstlicher Nuntius in Venedig, wo er die Inquisition einführte. Sein berühmtes Sitten- und Erziehungsbuch "Galateo" wurde in Italien so sprichwörtlich wie im deutschsprachigen Raum der "Knigge". - Zur vorliegenden Edition gehören auch einige Teile mit eigenem Titelblatt bzw. Impressum, die nicht von Pasinello gedruckt und wohl auch separat vertrieben wurden: "Le terze Rime di M. Giovanni della Casa" (18 SS.) am Schluß von Bd. 1 trägt das Kolophon "In Usecht al Reno appresso Jacopo Broedelet 1726"; die "due Orazione di Monsignor Gio. della Casa" (51 SS.) im 3. Band haben das Titelblatt "Lione, Bartolommeo Martin", o. J., danach folgen "Aggiunta di alcune cose appartenenti al primo tomo delle opere di Mons. della Casa" (19 SS.). - "Bonne édition, plus complète que celle de 1707 [.] A la fin du 3e volume doivent se trouver deux morceaux, qui ont une pagination particulière, et dont l'un est un dialogue. intitulé 'il Tasso'" (Brunet). - Papierbedingt teils etwas braunfleckig; zahlreiche Bleistiftmarginalien. Insgesamt sauberes, hübsch gebundenes Exemplar. Brunet I, 1610. Gamba 289. Acq. Vanzetti 18.42. OCLC 13601484.

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        Oeuvres diverses.

      Didot,, Paris, 1729 - 3 volumes. Paris, Didot, 1729. Petit in-8°. 2 f. n. ch., XXVII p., 2 f. n. ch. (table), 359 p.; 2 f. n. ch., 393 p., 1 f. n. ch. (table); 2 f. n. ch. (table), 420 p. Plein cuir, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, tomaison, titre et décor dorés au dos. Tchemerzine 3, 898. - Edition originale. - "Première édition de ce recueil dont Voltaire et Walckenaer attribuaient la publication à l'abbé d'Olivet. Cette édition est très négligée; c'est cependant la première." (Tchemerzine) - Ex libris, nom sur le faux titre, quelques accrocs et trous de ver aux couvertures, coiffe tome 2 se déchire. Sprache: Französisch Plein cuir, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, tomaison, titre et décor dorés au dos. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Révolutions de Suède, Où l'on voit les changemens qui sont arrivez dans ce Royaume au sujet de la Religion & du Gouvernement; Histoire des Révolutions de Portugal

      Henri Scheurleer, La Haye 1729 - Lg. 8vo. 2 volumes in one. [vi] 159 pp., [ix] 64 pp., [iv]. Half title page: "Histoires Des Revolutions Romaines, De Suede, Et De Portugal Par L'abbe De Vertot." Bound in full period calf with gilt spine and 5 raised bands. The binding shows some wear and rubbing to edges but sound. Edges red. Missing front and back free endpapers and blank. Some age browning to pages not affecting text. Else, a very tight copy in good+ condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il decamerone.nuovamente corretto et con diligentia stampato.

      Firenze,Philippo Di Giunti 1527. (ma Venezia 1729) - [Contraffazione-Boccaccio] (cm.24,3) bella piena pergamena posteriore con unghie, titolo manoscritto al dorso. -- cc. 8 nn., cc. 284. Marca tipografica all' inizio e in fine. E' questa la celebre contraffazione della ventisettana, stampata a Venezia da Stefano orlandelli coi torchi del Pasinello in soli 300 esemplari. Vedi per le differenze Zambrini, Parenti, De Bure e Renouard "Notice sur les Junte". L' eccezionale rarità dell' edizione indusse il console Smith a finanziare questa preziosa contraffazione riproponendo così un testo universalmente riconosciuto che fu di riferimento fino all' edizione del Mannelli del 1761. Esemplare bellissimo nitido e marginoso. * Bacchi Della Lega p.36; * Gamba 172; * Graesse I 449; * Brunet I 999; * Borromeo: Novellieri Italiani p.9; * Haym III p.20; * Zambrini 87; * Parenti "Falsi Luoghi" p.87.[f68] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letter Signed ("Le Card. de Fleury) to Cardinal Corradini on matters relating to the Jansenists

      [Paris?, 9 mai 1729 - A letter of great interest, relating to Jansenism and the reaction of the Church authorities to the challenge it posed. Fleury (1653-1743) was an extremely powerful advisor and minister to Louis XV, a member of l'Académie Française. He wrote this immediately following the death of Cardinal de Noailles, the Archbishop of Paris who was closely associated with policy of the Papal Bull known as Unigenitus (1713), which had virtually banished Jansenists from the Church. In the years following the Bull, known as the period of 'appeal' because the Jansenists called for a new Church Council to resolve the issues, the clergy was divided. In his letter announcing the death of the Cardinal de Noailles, Fleury expresses his hopes for a period when Jansenism will diminish, and cites various cases of retraction among the dissidents. "Je commence ma réponse par la nouvelle que Votre Eminence recevra sans doute d'ailleurs, qui est la mort de M. le Cardinal de Noailles. Il avait une connaissance si confuse et si embrouillée qu'il ne put même pas prononcer le symbole avant de recevoir le Saint Viatique, et n'a pas été en état de prononcer une seule parole de suite sur les sentiments dans lesquels il mouroit. Le chapitre a nommé six vicaires généraux dont plus de la moitié sont bons et les autres ne sont que douteux. Il y a lieu d'espérer que s'ils ne font pas grand bien, au moins ne feront-ils pas de mal . Il ne fault pas être étonné que les Jansénistes cherchent ê profiter de tout et l'interprêter ê leur avantage. S'il falloit en croire leurs gazettes, presque tout le monde seroit en France de leur parti et Dieu merci rien n'est plus faux, car un grand nombre des novateurs ouvrent les yeux tous les jours, et je pourrois citer depuis un mois plusieurs exemples de rétractations sincères d'appel. Les chapitres de Laon, de Boulogne, de Tours, de Bayeux, etc., sont presque déja purgés des réfractaires . " Folio. 7 pp. Tipped into a bound volumes with several other documents, engravings of the period, including engraved portraits of Cardinal Noailles, Louis XVI, a portrait of Fleury himself, of Phillippe d'Orléans, regent of France, and a letter to Phillippe from a Carmelite order asking for charity. Full red morocco gilt, by SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tutte le opere

      presso Jacopo Vallarsi,, In Verona, 1729 - Due volumi di cm. 30, pp. xxxiv (8) 398; (8) 317, (3) 82. Ritratto del Trissino all'antiporta del primo volume, frontespizi in rosso e nero con grande vignetta centrale, capolettera, finali ed una bellissima testata. Dopo la carta 296 del primo volume due tavole incise fuori testo con una pianta di Roma antica ed uno schema di "castramentazione". Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Leg. coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in barbe. Celebre e sontuosa edizione, celebrata dalle maggiori bibliografie. Cfr. Gamba, 1713. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Great Art of Artillery

      J. Tonson [printer], London 1729 - 404pp. 23 folding engraved plates detailing the science and construction of weaponry. First translated edition of what was for over a century the standard work on the science and technology of artillery. Originally published as 'Artis Magnae Artilleriae' in Amsterdam in 1650 the work contains one of the first tracts on the rocket as well as treating the subjects of pyrotechnics and weights and measures. This edition complete with all twenty-three engraved folding plates. Modern leather binding with new endpapers. Contents G - in Good condition. Some mild foxing and light marking to text and plates. Occasional sm. tears largely confined to margins. Edges uncut Full leather binding with impressed front panel. Gilt bands and embellished red title panel to spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        The First Book of Architecture; Translated out of Italian, With an Appendix Touching Doors and Windows, By Pr. LeMuet, Architect to the French King; Translated into English by Godfrey Richard

      Printed for G. Sawbridge 1729 - 8vo. Fine modern binding with gold lettering and head & tail lines. 238 pp., (238 p. is marked 'finis') Also contains 66 full page illustrated plates, 2 folding illustrated plates and many smaller pictures and diagrams in the text. Lacking title page. Pages are unmarked, and internally good. Early 18th century English-language edition of the first book of Palladio's "I Quattro Libri Dell'Architettura", one of the greatest and most enduring works on architecture. Andrea Palladio (1508-1580), was an Italian Renaissance architect who lived and worked in Venice, and designed many buildings in Vicenza. "The First Book of Architecture" was first translated into English in 1663. This book is an early 18th century edition, with an added last section about Roof designs. I: What ought to be considered and prepared before you begin to build; II: Of Timber; III. Of Stone; IV: Of Sand; V: Of Lime and How to Work It; VI: Of Metals; VII: Of the qualities of Ground wherein foundations are to be laid; VIII: Of foundations; IX: Of the Fashion of Walls; X: Of the Method which the Antients did practice in making their stone buildings; XI: Od the Diminuation of Walls, and of their parts; XII: Of the Five orders used by the antients; XIII: Of the swelling of columns, and their diminutions, of inter-columns and pilasters; XIV: Of the Tuscan Order; XV: Of the Doric Order; XVI: Of the Ionick Order; XVII: Of the Corinthian Order; XVIII: Of the Composita Order; XIX: Of Pedestals; XX: Of Errors; XXI: Of Galleries, Entries, Halls, Anti-Chambers and Chambers, and of their Proportions; XXII: Of Floors, and Superficies; of Departments, Planchers, and Flat Ceilings; XXIII: Of the Height of Halls, Anti-Chambers and Chambers; XXIV: Of the Proportion of the Height of Chambers of the Second Story; XXV: Of the proportion of Halls, Anti-Chambers of the First story, which are arched; XXVI: Of the proportion of the height of chambers of the second story; XXVII: of the porportion of the Third Story; XXVIII: of the height of galleries; XXIX: of the just proportion which the upper galleries ought to have; XXX: of the measures of doors and windows; XXXI: of the proportion of principal gates; XXXII: of the proportion of inner-doors; XXXIII: of the proportion of windows; XXXIV: of the proportion of soils of windows; XXXV: rules to be observed in making doors and windows; XXXVI: of the just proportion which the pilasters of doors and windows ought to have in thickness and projecture; XXXVII: of the ornaments of doors and windows; XXXVIII: Of Chimneys in Halls, Chambers, Studies, and wardrobes, and of their proportions; XXXIX: of chamber-chimneys, and or their proportions; XL: Of chimneys in studies and wardrobes; XLI: of funnels of chimneys; XLII: what is observed in making chimneys and the fashion which was practised among the antients; XLIII: of staircases, and their divers manners, and the numbers and greatness of their steps; XLIV: of the height and breadth of steps; XLV: Of divers manners of stairs. OF ROOFS: RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS for framing all manner of roofs, whether square or beveled, either above pitch, or under pitch, according to the best manner practised in England: XLVI: Of Roofs; XLVII: Of the Design A; XLVIII: Design of the Gable End or Roof B; Of the Italian or Hip Roof C; L: Of flat Roofs D;LI: Of Hip Roof E; LII: roof bevel at one end and square at the other, Gable end square, bevel end hips; G, Roof Bevel at both ends and broader at one end than another. PLATES INCLUDE: #1-3: Walls, facing pages 13, 14 & 15; #4-8 : Columns, on page 21, page 27, page 29, page 33, page 37; 5: Tuscan columns, facing page 26; on page 29, on page 33;on page 37; Doric Columns: #9-14 : on page 41, page 43, page 47, page 49, page 55, page 57; #15-21: Or Ionick Columns: on page 61, page 63, page 67, page 69, page 73, page 77, page 79; #22-28 Corinthian Columns: on page 83, page 85, page 89, page 91, page 95, page 97, page 99; #29-35: Roman[Composita] columns: page 103, page 105 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Tertullianus Praedicans, et Supra Quamlibet Materiam Omnibus Anni Dominicis, et Festis non ordinariis folum, fed etiam extraordinariis finguli Quadragesimae Feriis praedicabilem - Tomus Primus et Tomus secundus - 2 Bände in einem Buch., ordine Alphabetico copiose disposit am Sex Ad Minus Formans Conciones.

      Joannem Manfre, 1729 - 632, 688 Seiten Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 6 Bünde, Kanten etwas berieben, sonst guter Zustand Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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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 Müller]
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        Theologie astronomique, ou demonstration de l'existence et des attributs de dieu, par l'examen et la description des cieux, enrichie de figures. Traduite de l'anglois sur la cinquéme édition.

      1729 - Paris, chez Chaubert, 1729. 8:o. (32),287 pp. & 3 folded engraved plates. Contemporary full calf with raised bands, richly gilt spine, red morocco title label and sprinkled edges. Gilt extremities. Boards concave. A small stain of rust on the title page, but apart from that, a clean copy. From the library of Biby manor. The original, "Astro-theology: or, a demonstration of the being and attributes of God" was published for the first time in 1715 and translated into French by François Bellenger. The English clergyman and scientist William Derham (1657-1735) was a fellow of the Royal Society and an important representative of the physico-theological school of thinking, in which teleological arguments was put forth for the being and attributes of God. This work accounts for several newly identified nebulae, some of which we now know as star clusters. Derhams 16-feet long telescope was placed at the top of the tower of St Laurence's Church and was also used when he made his famous estimate of the speed of sound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Het Zegenpralend Kennermerland Vertoont in Veele Heerelyke Gezichten Van Deszelfs Voornamemste Lustplaetzen, Adelyke Huizen, Dorp-En-stede-gebouwen.

      Jan Roman, Amsterdam - Amsterdam: Jan Roman (1729?-1732?). Folio, handsome modern binding of marbled paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered black leather cover label. An attractive clean copy. Two parts in one volume. Etched vignette on title page, etched headpiece on dedication leaf, two frontispieces, folding map and 100 engraved views on fifty leaves with brief descriptions. Scarce documentation of Dutch architecture and gardens of the late 17th and early 18th centuries with plans and views of town and country houses in Kennermerland, a fashionable country district north of Haarlem. The houses are in Dutch Regency style and the gardens, while still symmetrical, show natural elements superseding the formal. References: Berlin Catalogue 2246. Millard Architectural Collection, Northern European Books, 9. Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        Der Wolff in der Grube zu fangen mit dem Lam oder Schaff.

      . Kupferstich v. u. n. Joh. El. Ridinger aus Der Fürsten Jagdlust, 1729, 26,6 x 40. Thienemann, Nr. 41 - Blatt 29 aus "Der Fürsten Jagd-Lust". - Kleine randliche Mängel fachgerecht restauriert. Sehr schöner, klarer und kontrastreicher Druck.

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        Der einsprung eines Wolffs Garten.

      . Kupferstich n. u. v. Joh. El. Ridinger aus Der Fürsten Jagdlust, 1729, 26,6 x 40. Thienemann, Nr. 40 - Blatt 28 aus "Der Fürsten Jagd-Lust". - Sehr schöner, klarer und kontrastreicher Druck. - Selten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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