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        'Ducatus Iuliaci & Bergensis Tabula Geographica, sinnul Ducatum Cliviae & Meursiae Principatum, nec non adjacterrarum inter qu as integer Duc at Limburgensis exhibe tur fines complectens Ex prototypo o Iaillotiano delineata novisq accessionibus auctior & emendatior reddita. Exeudentibus Homanianis Heredibus.':.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, um 1730, 56,5 x 48 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Nicht bei Sandler. - Zeigt die Herzogtümer Jülich, Kleve und Berg die Grafschaft Moers und das Herzogtum Limburg. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Insetkarte des zum Herzogtum Berg gehörigen Gebietes zwischen Waldbröl, Morsbach, Sieglauf und Bergneustadt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Reichs-Fama, welche das Merckwürdigste von demjenigen, so sich gantz kürzlich auf dem Reichs-Convent, an dem Kayserlichen und anderen Höfen ... zugetragen:. Besonders das, so in das Jus Publicum Germaniae ... einschlaget, aufrichtig u. in guter Ordnung mittheilet mit histor. Erläuterungen begleitet. (Hrsg. v. J.J. Moser). Teile 5, 6, 9-12, 15, 17 u. 21 (von 23 Teilen) in 9 Bänden

      Frankfurt u. Leipzig, 1730 (-1737). Mit 2 (1 mehrfach gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, 4 mehrfach gefalt. teils genealog. Tabellen sowie 1 großen Holzschnitt-Initiale im Text. Leder der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung u. teils vergold. Rückenschild, 8°. - Kirchner 276. Hayn/Gotend. VI, 392. - Frühe und bedeutende staatsrechtliche Zeitschrift, begründet durch Johann Jakob Moser (1701-1785). Ein Register der Teile 1-12 in Band 12 enthalten; darin am Schluß ein Katalog der Schriften J.J. Mosers, gedruckt in Tübingen bei Schramm, 1732. - In Band 9 die Falttafel, gestochen von F.L.Brandes, Hildesheim,; sie zeigt das Faksimile einer in Hildesheim aufbewahrten Urkunde Kaiser Heinrichs VII. mit dem kaiserlichen Siegel, darauf das Bildnis des Kaisers. Die andere Kupfertafel zeigt das doppelseitige Kaisersiegel, jeweils mit einem Bildnis Kaiser Heinrichs V. Die genealogischen Tabellen über die Familien von Ysenburg u. Stollberg-Königstein. - Innen teils gebräunt, wenige Rücken an den Kapitalen gering lädiert, sonst schön erhalten. Dekorative Reihe in zeitgenössischen Ledereinbänden.

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Danubii fluminis (ab urbe Lentia usque et ultra Bydenam urbem cum influentibus fluviis delineati] Pars Media, in qua Hungaria, Sclavonia, Bosnia, Dalmatia et Servia cum vicinis aliis Regionibus accurate describuntur a Ioh. Homanno s.c.m. Geographo Norimbergae.

      Nürnberg, Homann o. J. (um 1730).. Kupferstich-Karte, Aussenmaß: 54x47 cm, Innenmaß: 55,5x49 cm, mit altem Flächen- u. Grenzkolorit., Mittelfaltung, insges. sehr guter Gesamtzustand.. Zweiter (mittlerer)Teil von drei - nicht zusammensetzbaren - Donaukarten. Die Karte zeigt den Lauf der Donau von Linz bis über Passarowitz.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Milazzo-Sicily, anno 1730, map+panorama, Seutter M., old colours

      Milazzo-Sicily, ,. Copperengraving, edited by Seutter Matthäus, Augsburg, 1730, size of the leaf: 50x58 cm., little brownish, no cracs..

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Collection des Prospects. Vue de la ville Imperiale d'Augsbourg. Fronhof auf welchem die bischoffl. Rezdenz oder so genandte Pfalze (a), b.Zimmer, worinn die Augspurgische Confession Kayser Carolo V. übergeben worden...

      ca 1730. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Blatt: 44 x 32 cm, Darstellung: 38 x 21 cm. Dekoratives altkoloriertes Guckkastenbild mit ausgeschnittenen Fenstern zeigt den Hof des Fürstbischöflichen Residenz in Augsburg. Unten Legende. Gestochen von Karl Remshard (Carl Remshart, 1678-1735). Gering staubig und fleckig, leichte Faltspuren. Ränder alt ankoloriert und mit dünnen Pappstreifen verstärkt, weisse Ränder alt ankoloriert und leicht staubig und fleckig, leichte Faltspur in der Darstellung. Oben rechts numeriert. Insgesamt gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        "Augusta Vindelicorum. Dess Heyl. Röm. Reichs. Statt Augspurg gegen Morgen". Gesamtansicht von Osten von der Eser-Bastei bis zum Jakobertor, im Himmel von zwei Engeln gehaltenes Spruchband, in der Mitte unten große Titelkartusche mit den Flußgöttern Lech und Wertach sowie spielenden Putten.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von Georg Conrad Bodenehr bei J. Wolff, Augsburg, um 1730, 28 x 105 cm (von zwei Platten gedruckt).. Schefold 40438. - Im unteren Rand mit Erklärungen 1 - 36. Große Panorama-Gesamtansicht in einem kräftigen, sehr dekorativen Altkolorit!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        "Jungfräul. Closter Nieder Schoenfeld Cisterc. Ordens in Bayren, nechst der Stadt Rain unweit der Donau gelegen". Klosteransicht mit Nebengebäuden.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von M.G. Grophius nach F.B. Werner, um 1730, 20 x 28,5 cm.. Schefold 47326. - Schöne Ansicht mit Reiterstaffage im Vordergrund. Im unteren Rand Titel in lateinisch und deutsch. - Sehr frisches, kräftiges Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        La connoissance parfaite des chevaux, contenant la maniere de les gouverner, nourrir & entretenir en bon corps, & de les conserver en sante dans les voyages. Et l'art de monter a cheval et de dresser les chevaux de manege.

      Paris, Chez la Veuve de Ribou, 1730.. Titel, 7 Bll., 546 S., 6 Bll. Mit 8 Kpfr.-Taf. Neues HLdr. mit marmor. Deckelbezügen.. Einige Lagen u. Tafeln wasserrandig, kl. Namensstempel aT. - "Avec un detail general de toutes leurs maladies, des signes & des causes d'ou elles proviennent, des moyens de les prevenir & de les en guerir par des remedes experimentez depuis long-tems & a la portee de tout le monde. Joint a une nouvelle instruction sur le haras, bien plus etendue qe celles qui ont paru jusqu'a present, afin d'elever de beaux & de bons Poulains pour toutes sortes d'usages. Tire non seulement des meilleurs Auteurs qui en ont ecrit, mais encore des Memoires manuscrits de seu Monsieur Descampes [recte: Delcampe]". - Louis Liger (1658-1717), Agronom, Verfasser zahlr. landwirtschaftlicher u. gartenbaulicher Schriften.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel]
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        Sicilia,Malta,scarce Map,anno 1730,Seutter Matthäus, full colour

      Sicilia, ,730,. Coppermap of Sicilia, with insetmap of Malta, edited by Matthäus Seutter, anno 1730, size of the leaf: 53 x 62 cm., contemporary coloured, little waterstained on centerfold. Please do not hesitate to ask me for more informations regarding to this scarce map..

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Mappa Geographica totius Insulae et Regni Siciliae

      Augsburg, Seutter, Mathias, 1730. "Mappa Geographica totius Insulae et Regni Siciliae". Orig. copper-engraving published by M. Seutter in Augsburg, ca. 1730. Original old colouring. With great figure title-cartouche, a inset map of Malta and Gozo islands ("Carte Particuliere del Isle de Malte et des Isles Voisines"), great wind-rose and a cartouche with explanatory notes and the scale of map. 50:58 cm.. A map of Sicily with depiction of Etna volcano.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Tarikh al-Hindi al-Gharbi [A History of the Western Indies].

      Qustantaniyah (Istanbul), Ibrahim Müteferrika, mid-Ramazan 1142 AH [= 1730 AD].. 4to (213 x 163 mm). (3), 91 ff. With 4 double-page engraved plates (celestial chart, diagram with table, 2 world maps) and 13 woodcut illustrations in the text. Papered spine. Loosely inserted in contemporary-style giltstamped full calf binder with fore-edge flap.. Rare first edition of this illustrated history of the New World in Ottoman Turkish: the first book published in Turkey to contain illustrations, the oldest book about the New World published in the Ottoman empire, and one of the first titles printed by a Muslim in Turkey. "Although ascribed in Turkish bibliographies to one Mehmed Ibn Hasan üs-Su'udi, the authorship is uncertain [...] Despite the title, this is not a history of the West Indies. It opens with a general geographical and cosmological discussion, and follows with an account of the discovery of the New World, with considerable fantastic elaboration in the spirit of the more fabulous passages of Abu Hamid and Qazwini. Among the illustrations are depictions of trees whose fruits are in human form, long-snouted horses, mermen at battle with land-dwellers, and other men and beasts of nightmarish aspect" (Watson). The present work, which survives in a number of mss. (though in less complete variants than this printed edition), was composed in Istanbul around 1580 by an unidentified author. After a synthesis of Islamic geographical and cosmographical writings (notably drawing from al-Mas'udi, who is the most frequently cited source, and Ibn al-Wardi, mentioned almost 20 times), the book relates the discovery of the New World. It is this Chapter 3, which comprises the final two thirds of the text, in which the author describes the explorations and discoveries by Columbus, Balboa, Magellan, Cortes and Pizarro. As Goodrich's study of the Tarih-i Hind-i garbi's sources shows, this section is derived directly from Italian editions of 16th-century texts - particularly works by Lopez de Gomara, Peter Martyr, Agustin de Zarate, and Oviedo - which the author excerpted, rearranged, and translated into Turkish. The history of their discoveries is enlivened with fantastic elaboration, some of which is visible in the woodcuts. The two world maps derive from those in Mercator-Hondius Atlas minor and reappear in Katib Celebi's Jihannma atlas, printed by Müteferrika two years later, with California represented as an island. Complete copies are rare: the book was printed in an edition of only 500 copies, many of which were subsequently defaced or destroyed for contravening the Islamic dictum against representing living things. Toderini seems to have called for an astronomical chart in addition to the 4 plates, but Watson describes an astronomical chart and 3 plates. Sabin calls for 3 plates only, as does the John Carter Brown library catalogue. The Bibliotheque nationale copy, sent from Constantinople by the press's patron, Sad Aga, contains 4 plates, as does the present copy, including the Ptolemaic astronomical chart. - The "Tarikh al-Hindi al-Gharbi" is only the fourth book printed in the Arabic alphabet in the Ottoman empire, the product of Ibraham Müteferrika, a Hungarian convert to Islam who believed he could help to arrest the decline of the Ottoman empire through his printing press. He established his press in 1729 in the palace of the Grand Vizier Ibrahim Pasha beneath the Sublime Porte and was granted a license to print all but religious works (which remained the province of scribes). - First two leaves remargined. Old annotations in Arabic script to front flyleaves; contemp. Turkish stamps to recto of final leaf of prelims and verso of last leaf as well as to title (here, additional notes in red and blue pencil). Some waterstaining and worming throughout, mainly confined to margins and gutter; a few plates show traces of professionally restored tears. - John Carter Brown 463. Toderini III, 41. Karatay 250. Sabin 94396. William J. Watson, "Ibrahim Müteferrika and Turkish Incunabula," in: Journal of the American Oriental Society 88, no. 3 (1968), pp. 435-441, no. 4. OCLC 416474553. Cf. T. D. Goodrich, The Ottoman Turks and the New World (Wiesbaden 1990).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        L'istoria della volgar poesia.

      Venedig, 1730-1731.. 6 Bde. (36), 480, (2) SS. (8), 564 SS. (8), 359, (1) SS. (8), 312 SS. (8), 365, (3) SS. (14), 460 SS. Mit 2 gest. Portraits, 6 (wdh.) Titelvignetten, 1 gest. Tafel, 48 Holzschnittvignetten im Text und einem ganzseitigen Textholzschnitt. Zeitgenössische Lederbände mit doppelten Rückenschildchen und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung, dreifachen goldgepr. Deckelfileten, Lesebändchen und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-8vo.. Erste vollständige und damit maßgebliche Ausgabe der erstmals 1698 in nur einem Band erschienenen Literaturgeschichte in einem außergewöhnlich schönen Exemplar. "Ist die beste Ausg. Bd. 1 enthält die eigentliche istoria, dann folgen die commentari mit den Suppl. etc." (Ebert). "Gli editori in questa ristampa ridussero al loro sito tutto quello che concerneva o una particolare materia, o una determinata persona. Le Note furono aggiunte per opera di Antonfederico Seghezzi, aiutato anche dal 'p. Caterino, fratello di Apostolo Zeno'. Il lavoro del Crescimbeni venne poi in gran parte rifuso nella 'Storia della volgar poesia' del p. Quadrio, togliendo in spezialita l'importante Trattato dell' origine de' Romanzi, fondamento dell' epica italiana [...]" (Gamba). Am vorderen Innendeckel jeweils das gest. Wappenexlibris des in Fifeshire beheimateten Hauses Stuart of Dunnairn (um 1780). Am vorderen Vorsatz des 1. Bandes hs. Geschenknotiz für die Schriftstellerin und Übersetzerin Catherine Mary Phillimore (gest. 1929), die sich vor allem durch ihre Übertragungen aus dem Italienischen und ihre Studien zu Dante und Fra Angelico verdient machte ("from her affectionate Aunt Jane M. Vaughn Williams", dat. 21. VIII. 1888). - Die prachtvollen Lederbände makellos, innen wie stets gelegentlich leicht braunfleckig. - Gamba 2212. Eitner III, 102. Vgl. MGG VII, 563 und XVI, 1694. Brunet, II, 419. Graesse, II, 300. Ebert 5444.

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        HISTORY OF ENGLAND DURING THE REIGNS OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF STUART

      London: Printed for John Pemberton etc. Very good. 1730. First edition.. Full contemporary calf, lea. label, raised bands and tooled border front and back. . xxi, 781, 22 pgs John Mixon wrote this history anonymously but it wasn&#39;t long before he was discovered to be the author. He was an English Whig political writer who engendered much hatred in his political foes. Samuel Johnson, in The Idler, called him one of the "lowest of human begins -- a scribbler for a party." Alexander Pope made him a character in The Dunciad Fascinating list of subscribers, including Samuel Johnson. Very good condition, but for a weak rear hinge.& <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKS(O73212.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKS(O73212a.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR> <A HREF http://www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKS(O73212b.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http://www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKS(O73212c.jpg&#39;> <BR .

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        Recopilación de todas las Cédulas y Ordenanzas Reales que desde el año 1708 se han dirigido a la ciudad de Zaragoza,para el nuevo establecimiento de su gobierno,por la Magestad del Rey Nuestro Señor D. Pgelipe V (que Dios guarde) cohordinadas y dadas .

      Imprenta Real, Zaragoza 1730 - pasta época con nervios, tejuelo e hilos dorados rozada, interior bien conservado iniciales y florones grabados. a la estampa de orden de la misma Augusta Ciudad por Don Juan Francisco Escuder; y últimamente por Don Manuel Vicente Garcés. 653 págs.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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        Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis auctoritate Sixti V. et Clementis VIII. Pont. Max. recognita [.]. Summaris et notis [.] studio P. Thomae Aq. Erhard, ex Ord. S. Benedicti [.]. Editio tertia. Bibel Oder Heilige Schrifft. Deß Alten und Neuen Testaments [.]. 2 Bände.,

      Augsburg, Anton Maximilian Heiß für Johann Strötter u. Sohn, 1730. - Dritte Auflage dieser schönen zweibändigen Folio-Ausgabe, die in zwei Spalten den lateinischen Vulgatatext neben einer deutschen Übersetzung bringt. Herausgegeben wurde die Bibel von dem bedeutenden Exeget und Ordenshistoriker Thomas Aquinas Erhard (1675-1743). Der Benediktiner in Wessobrunn war auch Initiator der Wessobrunner Bibelkonkordanz. - Die dekorativen Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen bzw. fleckig. Alt gestrichene Besitzvermerke a. den Titelblättern. Wenige Bll. mit min. Randläsuren. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 Fol. Der erste Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen. 12 Bll., 905 S.; 732 S., 17 Bll., Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bde. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln a. 5 Bünden m. handschriftl. Rückentiteln, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt u. 2 Schließen. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Tienjing Huowen [in Japanese: Tenkei Wakumon; trans.: Questions and Answers on Astronomy]

      19 woodcut illus. (ten double-page). 43; 52; 52; 41 folding leaves. Four vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (bindings a little wormed, some marginal worming to text carefully repaired), orig. block printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Tokyo: Yorozuya, 1730. First edition to be printed in Japan of this rare and important astronomical and geographical text which exercised a profound influence on Japanese astronomy and geography. There was an extremely rare edition printed in China -- no copy seems to have survived in its native country -- in 1672 (or 1675). The present edition consists of three volumes in Chinese and a fourth supplementary volume in Japanese, entitled Tengaku shogaku mondo, written by Seikyu Nishikawa (1693-1756). "The Tianjing huowen, brought to Japan about 1672-79, combined ancient Chinese theories, the theories of the natural philosopher Zhu Xi (1130-1200), and the recent philosophical opinions of Fang Yizhi (1611-71) with knowledge that had been obtained from the Jesuits. Although the Tianjing huowen did not receive much attention in China, it was widely available in Japan and inspired many explanatory and critical books, especially after Nishikawa Masayasu (1693-1756) published the first Japanese version in 1730. Of particular importance was its illustration of the stars around the South Pole, which had not been shown on previous celestial maps; the book therefore provided the Japanese with their first knowledge of such stars."-Miyajima, "Japanese Celestial Cartography before the Meiji Period" in History of Cartography, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 585. This treatise was allowed to be imported into Japan and printed by the censors "because of its purely astronomical nature. Although it is in effect a treatise on Western astronomy, it contains no elements of Christianity. During the Tokugawa period everyone with an interest in astronomy read it."-Nakayama, A History of Japanese Astronomy, p. 101 (& see pp. 101-04). "The Chinese text most influential in Japan was the T&#39;ien-ching huo-wen...authored by Yu I, who studied under the prominent scholar Hsiung Ming-yü, a close friend of the Portuguese Jesuit Manoel Dias (1574-1648)...The T&#39;ien-ching huo-wen was brought to Japan after its first printing in China and was already widely known before the first Japanese reprint appeared in 1730...Very popular among Japanese intellectuals, it was reprinted many times with commentaries and was viewed as a classic in astronomy -- partly because of the scarcity of such works."-Sugimoto & Swain, Science & Culture in Traditional Japan, p. 261. Harumi Shibukawa (1639-1715), "one of the greatest astronomers to have lived in Japan" (Miyajima, p. 588), based his knowledge of Western astronomy entirely on the Chinese edition of the present text; he was "especially impressed by its clear explanation, using a geometrical model, of eclipses, which he had never found in Chinese calendrical writings."-D.S.B., XII, p. 404. Tienjing Huowen is partly based on the work of the Jesuit scholars in China, members of the Jesuit missions sent from Rome from the sixteenth century onwards. Matteo Ricci and Ferdinand Verbiest were the most notable of these missionary-scientists who brought western knowledge of astronomy and other disciplines to China. The following Jesuits in China are specifically mentioned in the text: Matteo Ricci, Giacomo Rho, Manoel Dias, Niccolo Longobardo, and Jan Mikolaj Smogulecki. The identification of the South Polar stars, particularly the South Star (sigma Octanis), barely visible to the naked eye and sitting directly overhead the Earth&#39;s South Pole, is important. Knowing its location is the key to understanding the workings of all the stars of the Southern Hemisphere since it is the South Star that these stars circle every night. This information is crucial for navigation and map-making. The geographical maps are of particular interest: four separate maps form a double-hemisphere world map, including a southern hemisphere with a very distinctively-shaped Australia joined to a southern continent. The celestial and world maps here are entirely based on the work of Ricci and Verbiest. Nice set, preserved in a box. &#10087; D.S.B., XV, p. 733. .

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        Kolor. Kupferstich, um 1730. 39,5 x 28 cm.,

      1730 - Blatt 8.- Gestochen von P. Sluyter.- Auf aufgewalztem Japan. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        LA ESTRELLA CARPENTANA, Vida de la Sierva de Dios MARIA DE LA CABEZA, en me- thodo Historico, Pahegyrico, y Moral. Quien la dedica al Glorioso San Isidro, Patron de la Villa de Madrid.

      1730 - En Madrid: Por Francisco de el Hierro. Año de 1730. 4º, 200 x 148 mm, tafilete rojo, rueda dorada en planos, en florón central en letras doradas la siguiente inscripción: Para D. Ysidro FRNZ GRANADS 24 de la ciudad de Sevilla, cortes dorados y cincelados, leves restauraciones. 26hs.+130p.+2hs.  Madrid, encuadernación, Sevilla, Santa María de la Cabeza

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        Tractatus de Organo Auditus; and De Aure Humana Tractatus

      Leiden: Langerak; and Langerak & Hasebroek, 1730 and 1735. Leather_bound. Good. Bound together in new tan quarter morocco with original cover papers, with a newly gilt-tooled spine with raised bands, both Duverney&#39;s Tractatus de Organo Auditus, and Valsalva&#39;s De Aure Humana are significant anatomical treatises on the ear. Duverney is a revised edition, Versio Nova et Accuratior, 1730, complete with all 16 plates. Valsalva is also a later edition (1704 first edition is Garrison-Morton #1514), lacking the dedication leaf as usual, but complete with all 10 plates. Text blocks are clean and bright; a few plates have light spotting but overall a beautiful example of 18th century anatomical illustration. D

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        Manuscript on vellum, in Spanish. [Appointment to the office of alguacil mayor]

      Cordoba, Spain, 1730. Oblong folio (31.5 x 42.5 cm; 12.5" x 16.5" ). [1] f. Juan Carlos de Benavides y Mesia, a citizen of Baeza and a familiar of the Holy Office, is appointed to the post of alguacil mayor ("chief justice") of the Inquisition. The appointment was made on 13 May and carried with it not only the power and responsibilities of the office but considerable privileges and exemptions. It was a much coveted position. Written in sepia ink in a clear italic hand surrounded by a calligraphic border accomplished in red and green, this has the symbol of the Inquisition at the center top in green and yellow with the symbol of the Dominican Order to its left and right in brown ink. The signatures of three Inquisitors and an Inquisition notary appear large and clear, and the paper and wax seal is present. The verso of the document has, in a clear notarial hand in black ink, the registration of the appointment; this, too, is => impressive to look at. Very good condition.

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        Le Nouveau Gulliver ou Voyage de Jean Gulliver, fils du Capitaine Gulliver. Traduit d'un manuscrit anglais. Par M. l'abbé D. F.

      Amsterdam, Aux Dépens de la Compagnie, 1730. - 2 parties en 1 volume in-12. 14ff. 204pp. + 4ff. 190pp. Pleine basane brune, dos à nerfs orné à froid (Reliure de l'époque, dos refait ). Edition parue la même année que l'originale de cette utopie républicaine et communautaire, dont l'auteur est le premier traducteur du Gulliver de Swift. On y trouve une critique de la société européenne de l'époque. "Le voyage conduit dans les différentes îles qui font contraste avec les conditions de la société du voyageur: une fois le rôle des sexes est inversé, une autre fois les sauvages sont plus civilisés que les Européens" (Albert Soboul, "Utopie au siècle des lumières"). "Critique de la société européenne mettant successivement l'accent sur divers défauts et montrant une société qui sait éviter ces derniers" (INED). Signature manuscrite sur le titre: "Zaboulsky". Quelques rousseurs.

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        ORLANDO FURIOSO. Delle annotazioni de' più celebri autori che sopra esso hanno scritto. E di altre utili e vaghe giunte in questa impressione adornato, come nell'Indice seguente la Prefazione si vede.

      nella Stamp. di Stefano Orlandini 1730 In-4 gr. (mm. 375x260), 2 voll., p. pelle coeva (restaur.), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, tagli rossi, così composti: Tomo I: 25 cc.nn., 576 pp.num.; frontespizio con tit. in rosso e nero e bella vignetta inc. recante il motto ariostesco ?Pro Bono Malum?; ritratto dell'A. in antiporta, opera di Carlo Orsolini (pure inc. in rame); testo in carattere corsivo, a due colonne; magnificamente illustrato da 46 tavv. (una per ogni canto) inc. in rame da Giuseppe Filosi e Giuliano Giampiccoli. Intorno alle scene del poema si sviluppano ricche cornici barocche con personaggi, trofei, allegorie e decorazioni assai fantasiose tipiche del gusto veneziano dell'epoca. Tomo II: 2 cc.nn. (compreso il frontespizio entro pregevole cornice figurata), 400 pp.num. (tra la p. 108 e la 109 è inserita una carta non numer.), con 5 tavv. f.t., sempre inc. in rame da Filosi e Giampiccoli. Nel 1° tomo, oltre al poema troviamo la vita dell'A. scritta dal Pigna, quella scritta dal Garofalo e dal Fornari, l'allegoria del Bonomone sul "Furioso", il catalogo delle migliori ediz. del poema compilato da P. Catterino Zeno Somasco, gli avvenimenti del Ruscelli - il 2° tomo contiene le seguenti opere: ?I Cinque Canti, che seguono la materia del "Furioso" - le Osservazioni del Lavezzuola - i Luoghi comuni del "Furioso" scelti dal Toscanella - le due Commedie scritte in prosa - le cinque Commedie scritte in verso - una Lettera a Pietro Bembo - le Rime - l?Erbolato - le Satire e le Poesie latine?. Pregiata edizione sia per il testo che per la parte iconografica, una delle più belle di tutto il sec. XVIII. Cfr. Morazzoni, p. 213 - Gamba,61 - Agnelli-Ravegnani,I, pp. 3-4. Alone al marg. infer. sulle ultime 40 cc. del 1° vol., altrimente fresco esemplare, ben conservato.

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        An Essay upon Poetry and Painting with Relation to the Sacred and Profane History. With an appendix concerning obscenity in writing

      London: F. Fayram, 1730 First edition. Contemporary paneled calf, expertly rebacked, . Twelvemo. A very good copy. Charles Lamotte (1681?-1741) is known almost solely for the present work; he receives no mention in the D.N.B. There is, however, a substantial entry on him in the Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century British Philosophers. John Valdimir Price writes: "Lamotte's concernâ?¦is with 'License' or what other aestheticians called decorum. Poets and painters are allowed 'some Degree of Licence,' but the analogies and linkings that they make should never venture into absurdity or anachronism. The proper enjoyment of painting or drama depends on an awareness of its fidelity to historical truth and of its consonance with the general experience of mankind." Price goes on, "â?¦he never loses sight of the power of painting or poetry to corrupt and to deprave," but notes that "there is a refreshing lack of cant and proselytizing in his work." A second edition appeared in Dublin in 1742.

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        Cornelii Nepotis Vitae Excellentium ImperatorumCornelius Nepos's Lives of the Excellent Commanders

      nbsp;London - Bettesworth, and Mack-Euen8 by 5; 280pp. 1730 - A charming Latin-English volume of headmaster John Clarke'sschoolboy-inspiringchronicles of Classical generals, from Militiades, to Lysander, to Hannibal, to Cato. This fine old volume was compiled by the headmaster of Hull Grammar School, John Clarke, with the intention of furthering his pupils in the instruction of Latin and classical values generally. The book reads in paralell columns of Latin and English (with a full index), and is in generally good condition for its age. Condition: Externally, a trifle rubbed and bound in old calf, with rubbing to front and back boards, and worn corners. Heavy wear to head and tail of chipped, rubbed spine. Black ink mark to back board. Internally, firmly bound with tender hinges. Spotted and foxed throughout (moderately to pastedowns, preface, and final pages,occasionally to main quires) but generally bright. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VITA S. JOANNIS NEPOMUCENI, sigilli sacramentalis protomartyris. Nunc aucta ex actis Processuum .

      Joannis Andreae Pfeffel, Augsburg 1730 - 4º, 1 grabado con la efigie de S. Juan Nepomuceno entre otros santos llamados Juan, (6) págs., 76 págs., 33 láminas calcográficas. Pasta española, tejuelo florones, hilos dorados. Vida de San Juan Nepomuceno debida a la pluma del jesuita de Bohemia Balbinus, célebre historiador que trató tanto de historia civil como eclesiástica. La importancia de este volumen viene dada por las 33 magníficas láminas con escenas de la vida del Santo, debidas al impresor de la obra Juan Andrés Pfeffel. Biografías. Historia. Historia eclesiástica. Biographies. History. Church history.

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        Prospectus Norimbergenses. 16 Teilansichten auf einem Blatt. Altkolor. Kupferstich von Homann. Nürnberg, um 1730. 49,5 x 58,5 cm.

      Mit Ansichten der Burg, Rathaus, Lorenzkirche, Hauptmarkt, Sebalduskirche, Egedienkirche, Deutsches Haus, Deutschherrenhaus, Fleischbrücke u.v.a.- Am rechten weißen Außensteg leichter Feuchtrand.

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        "To the philo Gentou reader ... I present thee here, worthy reader with the rudiments of a Gentoo-grammar..."

      Madras. 1730. "A very early unpublished manuscript on the Gentoo (Telugu) language, written in English and Gentoo, by an early missionary to India, almost certainly the German Lutheran missionary, Benjamin Schultze (see below). Small 4to (21 x 16 cm), 294 red-ruled pages, neatly written in ink; uncut; the whole bound in late 18th century polished calf, gilt rules on covers, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label (""Gentou & English Grammar"") in 1; 2 leaves excised at the front; minor wear at the extremities, internally near fine. Ex-Earls of Macclesfield, with the engraved North Library bookplate on the front pastedown, and 2 or 3 Macclesfield pressure stamps.& & The 10-page preface gives an inkling of the circumstances surrounding the compilation of this manuscript, and offers as well several hints as to its authorship. & & ""Whilst I open the way to teach this language, I desire to be understood not to give a full and perfect acct. of it but to manifest briefly & in Epitome ye most compendious method, whereby thou mayst attain it in a short time. And to deal plainly with thee, I ingenuously confess, that as I never had it in Design to invent a Grammar, so much less was it my purpose to leave Tranquebar & come to Madras fore sake of making one in ye Gentoo Language: for when I took leave of my Friends in Tranquebar, I preached for 6 Months every where on ye Coast of Coremandel ye Gospel of Christ & ye Kingdom of Heaven to such as spoke Tamile or Malabar Language, which indeed was my intent in undertaking this Journey. And in my progress of it (as appears by my Diary in High Dutch) making my residence at Madras or Fort St. George, I had here set up a School for Malabar and Gentoo Children, several months before I had ye Thought to examine in to ye Gentoo- Language, but ye Circumstances of ye School oblige me to learn ye Gentoo- Language also for ye Benefit of ye Boys in it. The Tamilie or Malabarian Bible by God&#39;s Assistance was already translated & wholly finish&#39;d before my Departure from Tranquebar on this Expedition into ye Territories of ye great Mogul, as also as I had translated Seber&#39;s Garden of the Bible into Malabars at liesure hours in ye time of my travel I made likewise a version of ye English Liturgy into ye same Language; Thus finish&#39;d with Books & Epitomes in ye Malabar Tongue, I steer&#39;d my course to Madras to try in this City to find a soil for serving ye word of God, ye Seed of Life, in it.""& & A Grammatica Telugica was compiled in Madras in 1728 by the German Lutheran missionary, Benjamin Schultze, in Latin and Telugu. This grammar remained in manuscript for more than two-and-a-half centuries, and was not published until 1984. Schultze arrived in India in 1719 and relocated to Madras to establish an English mission in 1726 and worked on completing Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg&#39;s Bible translations into Tamil and then Bible translations into Telugu. & & The reference to ""my diary in High Dutch,"" and other references about his removal to Madras and the establishment of a school points directly to Schultze. Furthermore, the handwriting compares very favorably with no less than six other Schultze manuscripts now at the Franckesche Stiftungen, in Halle, Germany. & & Benjamin Schultze was born in Brandenburg in 1689. He studied at Halle, landed at Madras in January, 1719, went back to Germany in 1743 worked as the Director of the orphan House in Halle for 17 years and died in 1760 aged 71 years. In India, he learned Tamil, Telugu, Sanscrit and Hindusthani languages. Of the total 24 years of his stay in Tamilnadu, Schultze spent 16 years in Madras from 1728 to 1743. During this period, Madras was dominated by Telugu people and the entire population consisted of many other Indian and foreign citizens, as well. Schultze was wont to go out and mingle with various kinds of people in Madras on a daily basis, and noted down in his diaries his observations in the Telugu language. He took with him his Telugu diaries to Germany in 1743, read them through for 8 years, and published in 1750 his observations in a book titled Madras Stadt... first in a German language edition, and then in English which was titled The Large and Renowned Town of the English Nation in the East Indies upon the coast of Coromandel Madras or Fort St. George...written originally in the Waruga or Gentou Language, but afterwards translated into the English tongue, for the benefit of some curious readers. This book was a unique publication - a product of a German writing in Telugu and then translating in English via his German version (see C.S. Mohanavelu, ""Lifestyle of the Madrasis During the 18th Century as Reported by the German Missionary Schultze: A Few Aspects""). & & This offers an interesting parallel to the present grammar, as his original 1728 Grammatica Telugica, written in Telugu and Latin, is here recast into Telugu and English, for the benefit of other curious readers in the English market which it never reached. & & This is an extensive work, laid out in 8 chapters, detailing the Gentoo alphabet, structure and variation of the letters, reading and pronunciation, a 17-page Gentoo-English word list in triple column giving pronunciations, declensions, numerals and numbering, plus sections on nouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, participles, moods and tenses, particles, and syntax. This is followed by a 22-page appendix giving the Apostles&#39; Creed, The Lord&#39;s Prayer, and the first chapter of Genesis in Gentoo and English.& & See also Darlow & Moule, pp. 1587-88 who point out that Schultze translated the whole Bible into Telugu, 1726-32, but the translation never made it into print. It was not until 1812 that the earliest printed edition of any book of the Bible in Telugu finally appeared.& & "

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        Nordlandia sive Regni Sueciae Propriae Pars Septentrionalis. [Sweden]

      1730 - Beautiful uncolored de Wit map of the province of Norrland in North-East Sweden. Comprises the historical provinces (landskap) Gästrikland, Medelpad, à ngermanland, Hälsingland and Jämtland

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        Lettres d'un docteur allemand de l'université catholique de Strasbourg a un gentilhomme protestant, sur les six obstacles au salut, qui se rencontrent dans la religion lutherienne.

      Chez Jean-François le Roux 1730 - - Chez Jean-François le Roux, A Strasbourg _1730, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 4 (16,5x22,8cm), relié. - Mention de seconde édition. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Pièce de tomaison ornée. Coiffe de tête du tome II comportant des manques, idem en queue. Coins émoussés et dénudés. Fentes sur le plat supérieur en queue sur les 2 tomes. 12 lettres composent ce recueil, eles parurent au préalable séparément. On y trouve le même ton d'affabilité, de bienséance, bien éloigné des violentes diatribes contre le protestantisme que l'on trouve dans de nombreux ouvrages. S'adressant à un honnête homme protestant, l'auteur étudie point par point la doctrine de Luther, cherchant à démontrer que seule l'église catholique est non seulement naturelle, mais la seule église possible en accord avec Dieu et toute la littérature religieuse. Tampon du Couvent des capucins du Mans ; . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 518 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ecclesiastes, sive Concionator Evangelicus. Liber Primus. De Dignitate, Difficultate, Pietate, Puritate, Pridentia caeterisque virtutibus Ecclesiastae.Cui praefigitur Dissertatio Praeliminaris. RARE BRAY 'ERASMUS'

      Prostant venales apud J. Brotherton ad Insigne Bibliorum Sacrorum in Vico Cornhill 1730 - 8vo., First and Sole Edition thus, on laid paper, text in Latin, with several fine woodcut head- and tail-pieces, some slight age-staining (mainly marginal, more pronounced on a handful of leaves); contemporary marbled boards, very neatly rebacked in calf to style, back with four raised bands, second compartment with red leather label lettered in gilt, a remarkably, fresh, crisp, clean copy. First published in 1535, the 'Ecclesiastes' is Erasmus' last and longest work, a detailed treatise on preaching and the offices and duties of priesthood. O'Malley deems it 'a major monument - perhaps the major monument - in the history of sacred rhetoric. Its only rival is the De Doctrina Christiana of Augustine' (Erasmus and the History of Sacred Rhetoric: The Ecclesiastes of 1535).Bray's extended (25pp) introduction begins in typically exuberant fashion - 'Jesu & Omnia!', dedicating the printing to Edmund [Gibson], Bishop of London [1669-1748] and Edward, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Erasmus' famous preface, revealing his responses to the deaths of More, Fisher, Wareham and Mountjoy, is given in full. Thomas Bray (1656-1730), Commissary of Maryland and founder of SPCK, did much to spread abroad knowledge of significant religious works. 'It was a great service to the cause of Christian knowledge', undertaken for no reward and with 'unspeakable labour and fatigue'.Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ecclesiastes, sive Concionator Evangelicus. Liber Primus. De Dignitate, Difficultate, Pietate, Puritate, Pridentia caeterisque virtutibus Ecclesiastae...Cui praefigitur Dissertatio Praeliminaris. RARE BRAY 'ERASMUS'

      Prostant venales apud J. Brotherton, ad Insigne Bibliorum Sacrorum in Vico Cornhill, 17308vo., First and Sole Edition thus, on laid paper, text in Latin, with several fine woodcut head- and tail-pieces, some slight age-staining (mainly marginal, more pronounced on a handful of leaves); contemporary marbled boards, very neatly rebacked in calf to style, back with four raised bands, second compartment with red leather label lettered in gilt, a remarkably, fresh, crisp, clean copy. First published in 1535, the 'Ecclesiastes' is Erasmus' last and longest work, a detailed treatise on preaching and the offices and duties of priesthood. O'Malley deems it 'a major monument - perhaps the major monument - in the history of sacred rhetoric. Its only rival is the De Doctrina Christiana of Augustine' (Erasmus and the History of Sacred Rhetoric: The Ecclesiastes of 1535).Bray's extended (25pp) introduction begins in typically exuberant fashion - 'Jesu & Omnia!', dedicating the printing to Edmund [Gibson], Bishop of London [1669-1748] and Edward, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Erasmus' famous preface, revealing his responses to the deaths of More, Fisher, Wareham and Mountjoy, is given in full. Thomas Bray (1656-1730), Commissary of Maryland and founder of SPCK, did much to spread abroad knowledge of significant religious works. 'It was a great service to the cause of Christian knowledge', undertaken for no reward and with 'unspeakable labour and fatigue'.Rare.

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        Icon Crateris Neapolitani

      Naples. Map. Engraving. Image measures 24.75 x 36.5". The incredible rarity of this map of the Gulf of Naples by Filippo Morghen is matched only by its incredibly stunning design and execution. The body of the map consists of an exquisitely detailed topographical rendering of the Gulf region that shows, in particular, its famous volcanoes. Notes scattered throughout the map provide more information about the regions history and landscape. At the center of the map is an ornate compass rose with north to the upper left and rhumb lines extending out to the surrounding coasts. An inset in the upper left of the map describes the iconography of ancient Naples, and an inset in the upper right contains a Puetinger Table, or illustrated road map. While this informative map is impressive in itself, it is outshone on this sheet by the view below it, which shows the eruption of the famed Mount Vesuvius. In front of this background of bursting lava and billowing smoke are views of ancient Neapolitan buildings, ruins, and sculptures. Along either side of the map is an Index of Neapolitan Antiquities, written in Latin. The map is in good condition with minor overall soiling. Wide margins with no chips or tears. Staining particularly in left and right indexes, not affecting the main image. The Florentine artist Filippo Morgen (1730--1807) was one of the most significant Italian engravers of the second half of the 18th century. Based in Naples, he produced a range of archaeological illustrations and views of Naples that found success with noblemen and tourists alike. This rare map, as a combination of Morghen&#39;s various skills, typifies the work for which he is famous.

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        s Graven-Hage zoo als diezelve zig in den jaare 1730 aan de zyde van het Bosch vertoont.

      Kopergravure 1730 - ; handgekleurd. G. van Giessen (tekenaar) en R. Boitet (graveur). Uitgave: Jacob de Riemer. Afmeting: ca. 96 x 42 cm.* Zeldzaam fraai ingekleurd panorama van 's- Gravenhage. Geleverd in zuurvrij passe-partout (nog niet gespannen).

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        GEOGRAPHY ANATOMIZ&#39;D: OR, THE GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR, 12TH EDITION

      1730. GORDON, Pat. GEOGRAPHY ANATOMIZ&#39;D: OR, THE GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR. BEING A SHORT AND EXACT ANALYSIS OF THE WHOLE BODY OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY ... London: Printed for J. and J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth, B. Sprint, J. Osborn and T. Longman, J. Brotherton, R. Ford, A. Ward and J. Clarke, 1730. 12th edition, "corrected, and somewhat enlarg&#39;d. And a set of new maps by Mr. Senex." [22] + 416 pp. + 16 pp. publisher&#39;s catalogue. 8vo., boards missing, leather spine chipped. raised bands worn. Lacks front flyleaf. Half title chipped, soiled; half title through preliminary matter has some dampstaining. Rear endpaper creased, chipped. Light foxing in the text and to the plates. Sixteen folding copperplate engraved maps, including the map of North America that shows California as an island. The Preface opens: "My principal Design, in publishing the following Treatise, is, To present the younger sort of our Nobility and Gentry, with a Compendious, Pleasant and Methodical Tract of Modern Geography, that most useful Science ..." In two parts: I. A General View of the Terraqueous Globe and II. A Particular View of the Terraqueous Globe. Needs binding. As is.

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        Der Aufrichtig- und Wohlmeynende Land-Prediger auf alle Sonntäge des gantzen Jahrs; Welcher, Die bey heuntingen verkehrten Welt-Lauf, im Schwung gehende Laster aufrichtig endecket, und straffet; etc

      Wien, Esslinger, Wolrab 1730.. gr.-8°. (24) 642 (18) Registers. Ldr. d. Zt. Tit. in Rot u. Schwarz. Die letzten 3 Blätter des Registers nur fragmentarisch vorhanden.

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        REMISSIONES DOCTORUM DE OFFICIIS PUBLICIS JURISDICTIONE, Ordine Judiciario, Contractibus. ultimis voluntatibus & Delictis, CUM CONCORDANTIIS UNIUSQUE JURIS, LEGUM PARTITARUM, Ordinamenti, ac Novae Recopilationis Hifpaniae IN QUINQUE LIBROS Ordinationis

      - Conimbricae, Benedictum Seco, 1730,folio piel, 440 págs . (en el mismo). REMISSIONES DOCTORUM AD CONTRACTUS. Conimbricae 1730, 5 h.+280 págs.+42 folios. (Ligeramente afectado de polilla) HISTORIA CIVIL

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        Phaenomena Motuum Irregularium quos Planetae inferiores Venus et Mercuruius ad annum Salutis 1720

      Nuremberg, J.B.Homann,, c. 1730. Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58.5 cms, good original hand-colour, blank verso. Doppelmayr&#146;s Celestial Atlas was printed by the Homann Heirs in 1742, but this is a much earlier example of one of J.B. Homann&#146;s plates included in one of his first atlases.

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        Der Aufrichtig- und Wohlmeynende Land-Prediger auf alle Sonntäge (und Feyertäge) des gantzen Jahrs ... Denen Sündern zur ernstlichen Warnung

      Wien, Wolrab 1730 -1731. 22 cm. 2 Teile in einem Band. (24), 642, (18); (16), 540 (irrig 530), (16) S. - Welzig 231 Anm.; 251 - Teil 2 mit besonderem Titel: Der Feyertägliche Land-Prediger ... Predigten Auf alle Feyertage des gantzen Jahrs, In welchem nebst dem Lob deren Heiligen ... Denen Sündern zur ernstlichen Warnung ... verfertiget. Der Autor war Pfarr-Seelsorger zu Falbach (Fallbach NÖ) Einband etwas fleckig, stellenweise stockfleckig, erste Blatt am Bund Wurmspur, Stempel auf Titelrückseite -

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        Carte du Piemont et du Monferrat

      Paris., c. 1730. Dressé sur plusiers cartes manuscrites ou imprimées rectifiées par quelques observations pau Guilaume Del&#39;isle de l&#39;Academie royale des sciences a Paris chez l&#39;auteur sur le quai de l&#39;horlege. avec privilege Avril 1707 Copper engraving. Original outline colour with later additions. Size: 490 x 620 mm Fine condition. Detailed map of the Piedmont and Monferrato region of Italy. Engraved by Henri Liebaux. From Atlas de Geographie.

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        Miscellanea analytica de seriebus et quadraturis

      London: J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1730 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (235x190 mm). [12], 250 [2] pp., contemporary half calf (rebacked, extremities worn), gilt label to spine, mild browning and foxing throughout, old markings and ink annotations in text (some trimmed at the time binding), occasional ink smudges, leaf S1 torn at top margin with loss of a few headline letters, leaf Ff4 torn at lower corner without loss of text, old handwritten comments in Latin to front flyleaf. All in all a fair copy of a rare work. ---- <br><br> Cantor III, 622ff., DSB IX, 452ff., Norman 131. - FIRST EDITION of Moivre&#39;s first published attempt at approximating the terms of a binomial expansion, or the normal approximation to the binomial distribution. This anonymous work is often regarded as the original appearance of the &#39;normal curve.&#39; He later completed his attempt and published his solution in a pamphlet entitled Approximatio ad summam terminorum binomii (a + b)o in seriem expansi (1733). &#39;Moivre&#39;s discovery greatly clarified the concept of probability in his own time, and became the most fruitful single instrument of discovery used in probability theory and statistics for the next two centuries&#39; (Norman)..

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        Queen Caroline Orders Payment of British Army Units

      Queen Caroline Orders Payment of British Army Units.& & Like his father, King George II was more interested in Hanover than in Great Britain, and was often absent from London on visits there. His wife Caroline, who took an interest in politics and governance, was made Guardian of the Kingdom of Great Britain and His Majesty&#39;s Lieutenant during the King&#39;s absence, thus acting as regent when her husband was away. She was a strong supporter of Prime Minister Robert Walpole, and when she died in 1730 his position was diminished. & & Document Signed as Queen and Guardian of the Kingdom, two sides of one sheet, circa 1730, ordering the payment of regiments in the British Army. The recipient regiments are listed by commander&#39;s name and show the per diem payments they are to receive. Among dozens of regiments included are the Horse Guards, Royal Regiment of Foot, Holt&#39;s Marines, and the Devonshire Regiment.&

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        GEOGRAPHY ANATOMIZ'D: OR, THE GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR, 12TH EDITION

      1730 - GORDON, Pat. GEOGRAPHY ANATOMIZ'D: OR, THE GEOGRAPHICAL GRAMMAR. BEING A SHORT AND EXACT ANALYSIS OF THE WHOLE BODY OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY . London: Printed for J. and J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth, B. Sprint, J. Osborn and T. Longman, J. Brotherton, R. Ford, A. Ward and J. Clarke, 1730. 12th edition, "corrected, and somewhat enlarg'd. And a set of new maps by Mr. Senex." [22] + 416 pp. + 16 pp. publisher's catalogue. 8vo., boards missing, leather spine chipped. raised bands worn. Lacks front flyleaf. Half title chipped, soiled; half title through preliminary matter has some dampstaining. Rear endpaper creased, chipped. Light foxing in the text and to the plates. Sixteen folding copperplate engraved maps, including the map of North America that shows California as an island. The Preface opens: "My principal Design, in publishing the following Treatise, is, To present the younger sort of our Nobility and Gentry, with a Compendious, Pleasant and Methodical Tract of Modern Geography, that most useful Science ." In two parts: I. A General View of the Terraqueous Globe and II. A Particular View of the Terraqueous Globe. Needs binding. As is.

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        Explications De Plusieurs Textes Difficiles De L&#39;écriture, Qui jufqu&#39;à Préfent N&#39;ont été Ni Bien Entendus, Ni Bien Expliquez Par Les Commentateurs. Avec Des Règles Certaines Pour L&#39;intelligence Du Fens Litteral De L&#39;ancien & Du Nouveau Teftament

      Paris: Chez Emery, Saugrain, Pierre Martin, 1730 Ouvrage enrichi d&#39;Antiques gravées en Taille-Douce. Par le R. P. Dom*** Religieux Bénédictin de la Congrégation de Faint Maur. 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume in-4°, basane de l&#39;époque. / LXXXVIII - [2] - XVIII - 732 pages, un en-tête gravé par BAQUOY d&#39;après S.LECLERE, un deuxième en-tête gravé par J. B. SCOTIN, 27 planches gravées. Très bel exemplaire. Dom Jacques MARTIN (né à Fanjaux (Haut-Languedoc) en 1684, mort à Paris en 1751) s&#39;est particulièrement occupé de recherches sur les origines de la Gaule et des Celtes ; ses ouvrages, fort estimés à son époque, témoignent d&#39;un immense savoir. Planches du plus grand intérêt : Différentes formes de l&#39;ascia (outil en forme de hache), costumes, coiffures, Bacchus, ceintures virginales, technique pour lancer des pierres normes, différentes formes de clefs dont les Anciens se sont servis, vases de parfum, représentation du " Démon de Midi" chez les Anciens rel. plein cuir de l&#39; époque, dos à 5 nerfs, pièce de titre et caissons dorés. MAGNIFIQUE OUVRAGE!!! Très bel exemplaire en très bon état. Photos disponibles sur demande. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Motus Planetarum Superiorum

      Nuremberg, J.B.Homann,, c. 1730. Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58.5 cms, good original hand-colour, blank verso. Doppelmayr&#146;s Celestial Atlas was printed by the Homann Heirs in 1742, but this is a much earlier example of one of J.B. Homann&#146;s plates included in one of his first atlases. This map shows the orbits of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn around the Sun, derived from a hypothesis of Tycho Brahe, for the years 1701 to 1730.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives

      Jacques Vincent, Paris, 1730. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. 5 volumes in contemporary gilt calf, worn, dry, hinges and joints split, boards attached but precariously in a few cases. Scattered browning internally and occasional creased pages, spine labels, bookplates and old embossed theological library stamps to title, but generally clean and unmarked otherwise. 36 plates, many folding, and 4 maps hand colored in outline. Published 1730-1745. Size: Folio. 5-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043619. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        (World Map- Eastern Hemisphere): Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova Auctore Guillelmo DeL&#39;Isle

      Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier , 1730. VG, scarce, hand colored on heavy paper. A small stain at right upper corner at far edge of a generous margin. Minimal chipping at upper and right edges. Lower centerfold tear barely noticeable and repaired verso with archival tape. A handsome map of the eastern hemisphere, with just the shell of western Australia, Madagascar under its old name (Menuthias Island), after De L&#39;Isle. The date is approximate, as the combined house of Covens and Mortier began about 1721, and was a prominent force in Dutch mapmaking. The image is a globe of 18.5 inches in diameter..

      [Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books]
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