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        Recentissima Asiae Delineatio [...]

      Nuremberg, c. 1730. Map. Copper engraving, 50 x 59 cms, original hand-colour, minor toning at centrefold, blank verso.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Iudaea Seu Palaestina ob sacratissima Redemtoris vestigia hodie dicta Terra Sancta prout olim In Duodecim Tribus Divisa separatis ab invicem Regnis Iuda Et Israel expressis insuper VI ultimi temporis ejusdem Terrae Provinciis

      [ 1730].. Map, copperplate engraving with handcolor, 19 x 22 1/4 inches, centerfold. Good to very good condition: insect holes in middle of top and bottom margin, faint toning down centerfold. Attractive cartouche at upper left (uncolored). .

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        Regni Norvegiae [...]

      Nuremburg, c. 1730. Book. Copper engraving, 50.5 x 59 cms, original hand-colour with modern additions, some underlining in ink, blank verso.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        UNIFORMES DO EXERCITO BRASILEIRO. [1730-1922].

      - Obra comemorativa do Centenário da Independencia do Brasil. Desenhos, aquarelas e documentos de Direcção geral e organização do texto por (João do Norte). Edição especial do Ministério da Guerra. [A. Ferroud – F. Ferroud, Succ. Paris]. Rio de Janeiro e Paris. 1922. De 32x25 cm. Com 222 pags. Encadernação do editor, desconjuntada, deve ser reencadernado. Profusamente ilustrado com os figurinos militares coloridos (aguarelados) manualmente. Location/localizacao: 6-1-A-7

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Jerusalem, cum suburbiis, prout tempore Christi floruit [...]

      Augsburg, c. 1730. Map. Copper engraving, 58.5 x 50.5. Jersusalem at the time of Christ. Full original hand-colour, including of the detailed German text of the key at the foot of the propect.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Spinnen und Ameisen auf dem Zweig einer Guajave (Guave)

      Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 39.5x31.5 cm. - Wettengl Nr. 131 - Die oft als "Vogelspinnenblatt" bezeichnete Darstellung zeigt u.a. eine Vogelspinne mit einem von ihr erbeuteten Topazrubin-Kolibri neben einem mit Eiern gefüllten Nest eines Kolibris, eine große Vogelspinne am Stamm des Baumes, weitere Spinnen mit Netzen, zahlreiche Ameisen (Treiberameisen) u.a. beim Bau einer lebenden Brücke und geflügelte Ameisen. Nach diesem berühmten Blatt von Maria Sibylla Merian erhielt die "Vogelspinne" ihren Namen.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Grosser Atlas (Caligo idomeneus), Wespe, eine Raupe und eine Puppe auf dem Zweig einer Acanthaceae

      Kupferstich von Joseph Mulder nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 33x24.5 cm. - Wettengl Nr. 142 vgl. -

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        Zweig des Feigenbaumes mit Blättern und Früchten; Raupen und zwei Feigenschwärmern

      Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 37x27.8 cm. -

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        Schmetterling, Motte und Insekt mit Darstellungen ihrer Metamorphosen

      Kupferstich aus Maria Sibylla Merian "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 32x25.5 cm. -

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        Zweig des Wunderbaumes (Ricinus communis) mit großem Blatt, Blüten und Früchten; mit Schmetterlingen Heliconius ricini, Raupe und Nachtfalter

      Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 39.5x27 cm. - Wettengl Nr. 135 vgl. -

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        Eidechse vor Felslandschaft

      Kupferstich aus Maria Sibylla Merian "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 29x39.5 cm. -

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        Zweig eines Feigenbaumes mit Blättern, Blüten und Früchten; Raupen, Puppen, Insekt und fliegendem Schmetterling

      Kupferstich aus Maria Sibylla Merian "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 37.8x28.5 cm. -

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        [German Village Street Scene]

      1730. Scarce, Early Forerunner to Peepshow BooksYet "Engelbrecht's Work is Beyond Compare"[PEEP-SHOW BOOK aka Miniature Theater]. ENGELBRECHT, Martin (designer and engraver). [German Village Street Scene. Oktoburfest Celebrants Carouse and Make Merry]. [N.p., Ausburg]: [n.p., Christian and Martin Engelbrecht], [n.d., c. 1730]. Number thirty-six in an ongoing series of unknown total, complete, as issued. Six hand-colored, hand cut-out copperplate engravings (6 1/2 x 8 in; 167 x 204 mm) mounted on cardboard, each signed Cum Priv. S.C. Maj. (left corner), Mart. Engelbrecht excud. A.V," (right corner) and "36" (center). On the rear to each is a contemporary holograph "36-298" and number, 1 through 6, by the same hand. When consecutively mounted and arranged front to back within a display box the cut-out plates create a 3-D perspective scene. Minor edgewear, a bit of soiling as expected. Numbers two and four with early reinforcement to rear, otherwise an excellent set. Considering that it was used for entertainment purposes, it is startling to have survived the past 279 years. There are no auction records in ABPC for any of Engelbrect's peepshows/miniature theaters within the last thirty-five years and library holdings are near absent for any of them; none at all for this tableau. Housed in a custom miniature theater display box within an elegant protective case.Artist Martin Engelbrecht (1684-1756) and his brother Christian were printsellers and engravers in Augsburg, Germany during the eighteenth century. Martin Engelbrecht engraved some plates after Rugendas and other masters. His other works included illustrations for Ovid’s Metamorphoses, The War of Spanish Succession, Les Architectes Princiers by P. Decker, 92 views of Venice, and a series of prints of workers and their dress, Assemblage Nouveau Des Manouvries Habilles, published at Augsburg, circa 1730. Also in about 1730, he created cards for miniature theaters, which when inserted into a display box showed religious scenes and pictures of daily life in perspective view. Engelbrecht's miniature theaters or dioramas were the forerunners of the peepshow books popularized by Dean & Son of London during the mid-nineteenth century, and have been cited by photographers and cinematographers for their early optical effects and appreciated as an aid to creating dramatic perspective on film."A celebrated engraver of his time, Engelbrecht dominated the print trade in Augsburg. Best known for his portraits of monarchs as well as his intricate landscapes, Engelbrecht's work is beyond compare. Some of his best work was with optical prints. He used these in his perspective boxes and miniature theatres. Typically 8 cards would be inserted into a peepbox, consecutively, which provided imagery similar to that of a theatre scene, or play. The view had great perspective. (The History of the Discovery of Cinematography, Precinema).“In the 18th century dioramas became very popular as a means of entertainment. Around 1730, the Augsburg copperplate engraver and publisher Martin Engelbrecht created miniature theater[s]. [They] consist of 5-8 scenery-like sheets, which create a perspective image if arranged one behind the other. Along with religious themes, these scenes show courtly life, the seasons...These small-size dioramas are regarded as the precursors of the paper theaters that became popular in the 19th century.” (Deutsches Historisches Museum).“The first true movable books published in any large quantity were those produced by Dean & Son, a publishing firm founded in London before 1800. By the 1860's the company claimed to be the 'originator of childrens' movable books in which characters can be made to move and act in accordance with the incidents described in each story.' From the mid-19th century Dean turned its attention to the production of movable books and between the 1860's and 1900 they produced about fifty titles. To construct movable books, Dean established a special department of skilled craftsmen who prepared the hand-made mechanicals. The designers used the peep-show principle of cut-out scenes aligned one behind the other to give a three-dimensional effect. Each layer was fixed to the next by a piece of ribbon that emerged behind the uppermost portion, and when this was pulled, the whole scene sprang up into perspective.” (Montanaro, Ann. A Concise History of Pop-Up and Moveable Books).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        [Royal Jousting] [# 41 in a series]

      [c. 1730]. first edition. Scarce, Early Forerunner to Peepshow BooksYet "Engelbrecht's Work is Beyond Compare"[PEEP-SHOW BOOK aka Miniature Theater]. ENGELBRECHT, Martin (designer and engraver). [Royal Jousting]. [N.p., Ausburg]: [n.p., Christian and Martin Engelbrecht], [n.d., c. 1730]. Number forty-one in an ongoing series of unknown total, complete, as issued. Six hand-colored, hand cut-out copperplate engravings (6 1/2 x 8 in; 167 x 204 mm) mounted on cardboard, each signed Cum Priv. S.C. Maj. (left corner), Mart. Engelbrecht excud. A.V," (right corner) and "41" (center). On the rear to each is a contemporary holograph "41-273" and number, 1 through 6, by the same hand. When consecutively mounted and arranged front to back within a display box the cut-out plates create a 3-D perspective scene. Minor edgewear, a bit of soiling as expected. Numbers one, two, three and four with early reinforcement to rear, otherwise an excellent set. Considering that it was used for entertainment purposes, it is startling to have survived the past 279 years. There are no auction records in ABPC for any of Engelbrect's peepshows/miniature theaters within the last thirty-five years and library holdings are near absent for any of them; only one for this particular tableau., at Yale. Fits into the same custom miniature theater display box within a elegant protective case as #01523.Artist Martin Engelbrecht (1684-1756) and his brother Christian were printsellers and engravers in Augsburg, Germany during the eighteenth century. Martin Engelbrecht engraved some plates after Rugendas and other masters. His other works included illustrations for Ovid’s Metamorphoses, The War of Spanish Succession, Les Architectes Princiers by P. Decker, 92 views of Venice, and a series of prints of workers and their dress, Assemblage Nouveau Des Manouvries Habilles, published at Augsburg, circa 1730. Also in about 1730, he created cards for miniature theaters, which when inserted into a display box showed religious scenes and pictures of daily life in perspective view. Engelbrecht's miniature theaters or dioramas were the forerunners of the peepshow books popularized by Dean & Son of London during the mid-nineteenth century, and have been cited by photographers and cinematographers for their early optical effects and appreciated as an aid to creating dramatic perspective on film."A celebrated engraver of his time, Engelbrecht dominated the print trade in Augsburg. Best known for his portraits of monarchs as well as his intricate landscapes, Engelbrecht's work is beyond compare. Some of his best work was with optical prints. He used these in his perspective boxes and miniature theatres. Typically 8 cards would be inserted into a peepbox, consecutively, which provided imagery similar to that of a theatre scene, or play. The view had great perspective. (The History of the Discovery of Cinematography, Precinema).“In the 18th century dioramas became very popular as a means of entertainment. Around 1730, the Augsburg copperplate engraver and publisher Martin Engelbrecht created miniature theater[s]. [They] consist of 5-8 scenery-like sheets, which create a perspective image if arranged one behind the other. Along with religious themes, these scenes show courtly life, the seasons...These small-size dioramas are regarded as the precursors of the paper theaters that became popular in the 19th century.” (Deutsches Historisches Museum).“The first true movable books published in any large quantity were those produced by Dean & Son, a publishing firm founded in London before 1800. By the 1860's the company claimed to be the 'originator of childrens' movable books in which characters can be made to move and act in accordance with the incidents described in each story.' From the mid-19th century Dean turned its attention to the production of movable books and between the 1860's and 1900 they produced about fifty titles. To construct movable books, Dean established a special department of skilled craftsmen who prepared the hand-made mechanicals. The designers used the peep-show principle of cut-out scenes aligned one behind the other to give a three-dimensional effect. Each layer was fixed to the next by a piece of ribbon that emerged behind the uppermost portion, and when this was pulled, the whole scene sprang up into perspective.” (Montanaro, Ann. A Concise History of Pop-Up and Moveable Books).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Accurate Vorstellung der Beruhmten Meer-Enge zwichen der Nord und Ost Seeder Sund genant, mit der herumligenden Gegend von Seeland und Schonen nehft der Koniglich Dahnischen Haupt und Residentz Stadt Copenhagen.

      Nuremberg - Engraving with original hand-color. Circa 1730. Sheet size: 21 x 24 1/2". Inventory#: p1247pmat. 0

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Dictionaire historique et critique. 4. édition, revue, corrigée, et augmentée. Avec la vie de l'auteur par Maizeaux

      Amsterdam, Brunel 1730. 41 cm. 4 Bände; (12), 116, 719, (1); (4), 915, (1); (4), 831, (1); (4), 804 Seiten mit 4 (wiederholten) gestochenen Titelvignetten, Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung - Ebert 1791 Anmerkung - Zischka S. 7 (irrig 1720) - "Schönste Ausgabe" (Zischka). Erweitert um die Vita Bayles von Pierre Des Maizeaux. "Der Wert des "Dictionnaire" ergibt sich weniger aus seiner Materialfülle als aus der durchaus kritischen Methode der Verarbeitung dieses Materials" (Kindlers NLL II, 333). Einbände etwas berieben, Band 1 Fehlstelle im Bezug ausgebessert, auf Vorsatz Besitzeintrag und handschriftl. Anmerkungen. Im Innendeckel von Band 1 Kupferporträt des Autors aus einem anderen Werk eingeklebt - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        ASIAE Recentissima Delineatio, Qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis unacum Orientalibus Indiis exhibentur

      Nuremberg: J. B. Homann, [c. 1730]. Engraving with hand-colouring. Excellent condition apart from two small spots in the Indian Ocean. 19 1/2 x 22 5/8 inches. 21 x 23 3/4 inches. An early map of Asia that includes the northern tip of Australia and Papua, New Guinea, by the celebrated German cartographer, J. B. Homann. Johann Baptiste Homann established in the early years of the 18th century the most successful map publishing firm in Germany. His prolific business, which his family continued after his death, dominated Germany's map market for over a century and produced some of the finest maps and atlases of the age. He started the firm in Nuremberg, and,in 1715, he was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. This is a lovely example of Homann's first map of Asia. It includes the northern tip of Australia (Nova Hollandia) Carpentaria, Nova Britannia and the Marianas. Hokkaido is identified as Terra Yedso and the fictional Compagnie Land, to the northeast of Japan. Dampier's passage shown stretching between New Guinea and New Britain and marks his discovery of New Britain in 1700. The map is a wonderful example of Homann's ornate, Baroque style. The title cartouche shows an Asian potentate pointing his scepter at three subjects, who bow on their hands and knees before him. The other cartouche in the upper right corner with a note to the viewer shows a procession of soldiers carrying a Hindu idol followed by men playing gongs, drums and wind instruments. Tooley, Maps and Map-makers 27, 107-108

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        Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars V in qua Longitudines Stellarum fixarum ad anum Christi completum 1730 tam Arithmetice quam Geometrice exhibentur

      Nuremburg: J. B. Homann, circa 1730. Hand-coloured engraving. Good condition, margins re-backed to restore several minor losses and tears. 19 1/4 x 23 inches. 21 1/4 x 24 3/4 inches. A dramatic star chart by Doppelmayr illustrating the early winter zodiacal signs: Scorpio, Sagittarius, and part of Capricorn Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677-1750) was a Nuremberg astronomer and mapmaker, who made globes, star charts, moon charts and completed Homann's Atlas Coelestis in 1742. This is part V of a group of six showing the entire panorama of the night sky as known and represented in the early 18th century. The stars are differentiated according to magnitude, and there is an extensive star index on each side of the chart. Johann Batiste Homann (1663-1724) began his professional life as an engraver for others, founding his own cartographical firm in 1702. He brought back to life German mapmaking, which virtually ceased in the early 16th century, using Dutch cartography as his guide and starting point.

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        Darstellung des Grundrisses und Prospectes der Königl. Preussisch-Magdeburgischen und des Saal-Crayses Haupt Stadt Halle ..." Grundriss mit naher Umgebung, darunter Gesamtansicht von Norden und zwei Teilansichten

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Christoph Homann bei J. B. Homann um 1730. 49.5x58.5 cm. - Die beiden Teilansichten zeigen: Durchschnitt eines Salzwerkes und Blick in das Grosse Auditorium der Hochschule. Der Plan mit Legende 1 - 90, 2 kl. Rostflecke. Die gesuchte Ansicht in gutem Erhalt.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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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 concern...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, "...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.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Annona squamosa (Schuppen-Annone auch Zuckerapfel, Süß-Sack oder Schuppen-Rahmapfel) Zweig mit Blättern und Blüten; großer Raupe, Kokon und fliegendem Schwärmer wohl Manduca muscosa

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Joseph Mulder nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 35x28.5 cm. -

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        Barbados-Kirsche auch Acerola-Kirsche (Malpighia emarginata): Zweig mit Blättern, Früchten und Blüten; Raupe und zwei Schmetterlingen Morpho deidamia

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 38.8x28.5 cm. -

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        Zweig der Roselle, eines Malvengewächses, mit Blättern und Blüten; Raupe und Bärenfalter Zatrephes und Zikade

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 35x22.5 cm. -

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        Zweig des Korallenbaumes mit Blättern und Blüten; Raupen und Nachtfalter Arsenura armida

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 38x28 cm. - Wettengl Nr. 129 vgl. -

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        Zweig des Nachtschattengewächses Solanum mammosum mit Früchten, darunter eine geöffnete Frucht mit Samen, und Blättern; Raupe, Eulenfalter und Fangschrecke Choeradodis strumaria

      Kolorierter Kupferstich von Pieter Sluyter nach Maria Sibylla Merian aus "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 35.5x24.5 cm. -

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        Partie Meridionale du Piemont et du Montferrat

      c 1730. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Fine condition, good margins, edges a little browned Size: 64 x 49 cm. This detailed and beautifully engraved map of the French/Italian Mediterranean coast from Nice to Montferrat, has no cartouche- the title is written in the top border, 3 scales, inset map at lower right of Nice.The plates were originally made by De l'Isle around 1700. Covens and Mortimer reissued them in the Atlas Novissimo (1730-40). Phillipe Buache, de l'Isle's successor, and son in law continued to reissue de l'Isle's maps in the later eighteenth century.

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        L'ambassadeur et ses fonctions. Nouvelle edition augmentee des pieces suivantes / Memoires de Wicquefort touchant les ambassadeurs et les ministres publics. Reflexions sur ces memoires. Discours du meme Wicquefort de l'election de l'empereur ...Traite du juge competent des ambassadeurs, / traduit du latin de Mr. de Bynkershoek ... par Jean Barbeyrac ... Seconde edition revue & augmentee dans les notes du traducteur

      A Amsterdam : Chez les Janssons a Waesberge., M. D. CC. XXX. [1730], 1730. 2nd Edition. Physical desc.: 2 v ; 26 cm. Notes: The "Reflexions" are by Ferdinand de Galardi. Cf. BN, LC. Title vignettes. Title pages in red and black. Vol. 1.1: [6], 457, [1] p. (last p. blank); v. 1.2: 219, [51], 267, [1] p.; v.2: [2], 230, XVI, [2], 200, [6] p. Title page for v. 1, pt. 2 reads: L'ambassadeur et ses fonctions. Par Monsieur de Wicquefort conseiller aux Conseils d'Etat & prive, du duc de Brunswic & Lunebourg Zell, &c. Seconde partie. A Cologne, Chez Pierre Marteau, M D CXC. [1690]. "Fautes a corriger": v. 2, p. [2] of 4th group. BN v. 202, column 1140. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Subject: Ambassadors - Early works to 1800. Diplomacy - Early works to 1800. Very good copies both in the original plain boards. Spine bands and panel edges dulled and toned as with age. Text fine. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Un Fourbisseur. Ein Schwerdfeger." "Femme de Fourbisseur. Eine Schwerdfegerin." Darstellung des Handwerks durch eine männliche und eine weibliche Figur auf je einem Blatt. Jede Figur ist mit den Werkzeugen und fertigen Stücken geschmückt

      Altkolorierte Kupferstiche von Philipp Andreas Degmair nach Martin Engelbrecht um 1730. 31x20 cm. je Blatt. Zwei Blätter zusammen - Das Blatt mit der männlichen Figur zeigt im Hintergrund eine Fechtszene. Unter den Darstellungen je eine Legende zu den Werkzeugen und Erzeugnissen in Französisch und Deutsch. Gezeigt werden u.a. Säbel, Degen, Hirschfänger, Feile, Hammer, Schere, Pfanne, Bajonett, Rappier, Dolch, Schwert, Knöpfe, Stichblätter und Griffe. Dekorative Blätter in schönem Altkolorit aus der Folge der Engelbrechtschen Handwerksdarstellungen.

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        Ceylon olim Taprobana

      Ausburg: , 1730. incolis Tenarisin et Lekawn dicta maxima et simul ditissima maris Indici Insula... Size: 550 × 650 mm. Copperplate engraving with original wash colour. In good condition. A most dramatic and striking map of the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) by the eminent eighteenth century German cartographer Matthaus Seutter. Apart from a large and visually stunning title cartouche, the map also incorporates a scale of miles and a detailed description of the island, in German, in the upper left corner. This map of Ceylon is depicted lying from east to west, and among its many features are; major towns and villages, hills, mountains, rivers, swamps and lakes. Seutter was originally apprenticed to another eminent German cartographer; J.B. Homann, before setting up his own successful business in Ausburg. Seutter, in time, became Geographer to the Imperial Court. This splendid map is from the Atlas Nouvus.

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        Un Tonnelier. Ein Böttger." "Une Tonneliére. Ein Bötticherin." Darstellung des Handwerks durch eine männliche und eine weibliche Figur auf je einem Blatt. Jede Figur ist mit den Werkzeugen des Gewerbes und kleinen Fässern und Bottichen geschmückt, im Hintergrund Böttcher bei der Anfertigung eines Fasses

      Altkolorierte Kupferstiche von Johann Jakob Stelzer nach Martin Engelbrecht um 1730. 31.5x19.5 cm. je Blatt. Zwei Blätter zusammen - Unter den Darstellungen je eine Legende der Werkzeuge und Erzeugnisse in Französisch und Deutsch. Oben schwach wasserrandig. Dekorative Blätter in schönem Altkolorit aus der Folge der Engelbrechtschen Handwerksdarstellungen.

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        Un Tourneur. Der Drechsler." Darstellung des Handwerks durch eine männliche Figur, die mit den Werkzeugen und gefertigten Waren geschmückt ist, im Hintergrund Blick in eine Werkstatt mit einem Drechsler bei der Arbeit an einer Drehbank

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Jakob Stelzer nach Martin Engelbrecht um 1730. 31.5x19.5 cm. - Unter der Darstellung eine Legende der Werkzeuge und Waren Nr. 1 - 22 in Französisch und Deutsch. Es werden u.a. gezeigt: Schreibzeug, Trompete, Schalmei, Klarinette, Hammer, Tintenfass, Globus, Kegel, Zahn eines Elefanten. Dekoratives Blatt in schönem Altkolorit aus der seltenen Folge der Engelbrechtschen Handwerksdarstellungen.

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        Landschaft mit Palme an einem Gewässer und zwei Bergen im Hintergrund, vorn Darstellungen der Metamorphosen von einem großen und zwei kleineren Schmetterlingen, einem Hornkäfer, im Wasser ein Frosch in 5 Entwicklungsstadien, Muscheln und Wasserschnecken

      Kupferstich aus Maria Sibylla Merian "Surinaamsche Insecten." 1730. 43.5x32 cm. -

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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.

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        HISTORIA DEL REYNO DE PORTUGAL

      - DIVIDIDA EN CINCO PARTES, QUE CONTIENEN EN COMPENDIO. Sus Poblaciones, las Entradas de las Naciones Setentrionales en el Reyno, su Descripcion, antigua e moderna, las vidas y las hazañas de sus Reyes com sus Retratos, sus Conquistas, sus Dignidades, sus famílias ilustres, com los títulos que sus Reyes les dieron, y otras cosas curiosas del dicho Reyno. POR MANUEL DE FARIA Y SOUSA. NUEVA EDICION. Enriquezida com las Vidas de los quatro últimos Reyes, y com las cosas notables que acontecieron en el mundo durante el reynado da cada Rey, hasta el año de M. DCC. XXX. EN BRUSSELAS, EN CASA DE FRANCISCO FOPPENS. M. DCC. XXX. [1730]. In fólio de 30x23 cm. com xiv-456-xlix-[xiv] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele. Folha de rosto a duas cores e texto impresso a duas colunas. Ilustrado com frontispício gravado alegórico, brasão com armas reais de Portugal encimado por dragão alado e 25 gravuras abertas a talhe doce intercaladas em extra-texto (página inteira) com retratos de corpo inteiro de todos os reis de Portugal (24 até à época de D. João V + 1 do Conde D. Henrique), várias vinhetas alegóricas à cabeça dos capítulos; vinhetas decorativas de separação; e letras capitais decorativas. Contem uma tabela com nomes e principais dados biográficos dos reis de Portugal; quadro com tabela da disposição dos representantes na assembleia das Cortes do reino; lista dos nobres e dos nomes da nobreza. 2ª edição em formato In folio (a 1.ª publicou-se em 1677)mais completa,pois contem a historia dos reis de Portugal e respectivos retratosaté D. João V. Curiosamente publicou-se simultaneamente outra edição em Antuérpia em Casa de Verdunsen que julgamos ser exactamente igual a está de Bruxelas. Inocencio V, 415. 'Epitome de las Historias portuguesas. Tomos I e II. Madrid, por Francisco Martinez 1628. 4.o - Novamente, Lisboa, por Francisco Villela 1663. 4.º 2 tomos. - Outra vez, ibi, pelo mesmo 1674. 4.º 2 tomos com XXII-302, e XVI-440 pag. - Novamente; Bruxellas, por Francisco Fopens 1677. Fol. com os retratos dos reis de Portugal. - E ultimamente, accrescentado até o reinado de D. João V, em Anvers, 1730. Fol. com os retratos. - É a mesma obra que o auctor refundiu e ampliou com o titulo de Europa portuguesa, como se diz abaixo: Palau 1990, III, 186. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Ein Procurator oder Rechtsgelehrter." Männliche Figur in schwarzem Talar mit Allongeperücke und den Symbolen seines Gewerbes: Zepter, Waagschalen und einem Gesetzbuch. Der Talar ist geschmückt mit 36 Schildchen, die die vom Rechtsanwalt ausgeführten Tätigkeiten und Aufgaben nennen

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Martin Engelbrecht um 1730. 30.5x21 cm. - Dekoratives Blatt in schönem Altkolorit aus der Folge der Engelbrechtschen Handwerksdarstellungen. Einriss im unteren Teil des Blattes restauriert.

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        Marianischer Tugendspigel allen andächtigen Verehrern Mariae zur Nachfolgung fürgestellt mit unterschiedlichen Gebettern, die man Mariae zu Ehren Täglich, wochentlich, monathlich kan verrichten. Handschrift

      Ohne Ortsangabe, um 1730. 20 cm. (4), 318, (16 weiße) Seiten mit 26 Kupfern (ca. 11 x 6 cm) von Melchior Rein, 6 Zwischentiteln (innerhalb der Paginierung) und zahlreichen Initialen. Roter Maroquinband der Zeit mit Blindprägung und dreiseitigem gepunztem Goldschnitt, Deckel innen mit Buntpapier bezogen - Thieme / Becker 28, 115 (Rein) - Dekoratives süddeutsches Gebetbuch, Abschrift nach einer Vorlage von 1583 in gut lesbarer Handschrift mit Paginierung, die ersten drei Seiten, die Zwischentitel und Initialen sind mehrfarbig geschrieben und mit handgemalten Bordüren geschmückt. Die Kupfer, jeweils mit einem zweizeiligen Gebet unter der Marien-Darstellung, sind bis auf die Einfassung beschnitten und auf separate Blätter aufgezogen. Das Buntpapier der Innendeckel mit Ranken, Mohnkapseln, Weintrauben, etc. in zeitgenössischem Kolorit auf Goldgrund. Schönes Exemplar, nur in den Blatträndern stellenweise schwach fingerfleckig. Der Abschnitt "Kurze Tagzeiten" (S. 247-318) ist nach S. 174 eingebunden. -

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        THE MAGAZINE OF ARCHITECTURE, PERSPECTIVE, & SCULPTURE: in five parts. ... Engraven on 96 copper plates by Benjn Cole, ... To which is Annex'd an Alphabetical Explanation of ye Terms made use of in Architecture

      Westminster, printed by A. Campbell for the Author and B. Creake, 1730.. Collected from the most approv’d authors, ... by Edward Oakley. FIRST EDITION 1730, folio, approximately 360 x 230 mm, 14¼ x 9 inches, engraved frontispiece, engraved title page and first page of Dedication, and 93 engraved plates, making a total of 96 engraved plates as called for on title page, pages: (6), 1-119, (1 - advert), LEAVES G1 and X1 MISSING (pages 21/22 and 77/78), bound in morocco grained dark green cloth, printed paper label to spine, endpapers replaced at some time. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, stained and marked, a couple of small spits to lower hinge neatly stuck, corners slightly bumped, spine label browned, armorial bookplate of Charles Richardson on front pastedown (possibly Charles James Richardson (1806—1871) architect and art collector), front inner paper hinge partly cracked, binding tight and firm, extra facsimile plate published by Thomas Malton mounted on reverse of front endpaper, engraved frontispiece and engraved title page trimmed at margin and mounted on paper, small area at lower corner of title page missing and expertly hand restored, all leaves of text pages starting from Dedication repaired at lower corner to a varying extent, loss of part of lowest line on 7 pages, loss of part of footnote on 3 pages, pale brown stain to lower inner corner of a-b2, B-C2, plate I slightly dusty, fore-edge margin trimmed off, lower edge slightly worn, repairs to verso and to small closed tear on image, no loss, couple of tiny pale stains, lower margins of plates soiled and lower edges slightly worn with amateur strengthening on reverse, a few pale splashes to plate XV, light stain 60 mm (2¼") in middle of plate XVIII, no loss, showing faintly on following 2 plates, additional plate inserted between plates XXXVII and XXXVIII, light brown stain to lower corner of plates LV-LXXVII and LXXXIII-LXXXVIII, final plate slightly dusty, full length vertical wrinkle through image. Acceptable copy (lacking 2 leaves of text and a few words from the lower edge of 7 text pages). Contents: Part 1. Geometrical practical & usefull problems -- Part 2. Plain & easy directions for the construction of ye five orders of architecture -- Part 3. On ... stair-cases -- Partpt. 4. A most easy ... method to delineate in perspective -- Part 5. Parts of the human body, described with ye nature of motion reduced to geometrical rules. Edward Oakley (d. circa 1765) was an English architect, known today for his designs for the greenhouses and hothouses at Chelsea Physic Garden of which he published an engraving by Benjamin Cole. They were begun in 1732 and finished in 1734. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei, Statione Variante et Visu Intercendente, per Coluros Tropicorum, per Ambos Polos, et Particul. Sphaerae Zenith in Planum Delineati Orthographici Propectus

      Augsburg: Published by Mattheus Seutter, circa 1730. Copper engraving with nice early colour. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition, with the exception of two faint stains in the upper section of map. Trimmed just within platemark on top edge of sheet. Image size: 19 5/8 x 22 7/8 inches. 20 1/8 x 23 5/8 inches. A stunning double hemisphere by Mattheus Seutter one of the most celebrated eighteenth century German mapmakers. Matthaeus Seutter was one of the most important German mapmakers of the eighteenth century. Born in Augsburg in 1678, he became an apprentice to the renowned cartographer Johann Baptiste Homann in Nuremberg. In 1707 he established himself as a map publisher in Augsburg, and quickly became Homann's main rival. His business flourished and by 1731 he was appointed Geographer to the Imperial Court. He produced some of the age's most beautiful maps, atlases, and globes, all of which are famed for their cartographic detail, brilliant colour, and ornate cartouches. This highly decorative double hemisphere map is typical of Seutter's ornate style and recalls the grand maps of the 16th century. The map, which comes from a set of five charts depicting the continents, first appeared in Seutter's Atlas Novus between 1728 and 1730. It depicts the world in two hemispheres surrounded by twelve globes and twenty-four allegorical wind heads. The smaller hemispherical maps, which depict polar views and various other projections, are an assortment of scientific perspectives of the Earth, including oblique views, which represent the sphericality of the planet. The center world maps are richly embellished although inaccurate in many of their projections. California appears as an island in five of the projections and the mapping of the North West coast is fantastically misshapen. Australia and New Zealand are incomplete and Japan is a bizarre shape and includes Terra Yedso. Considered one of Seutter's most attractive charts, this important map is a fascinating glimpse of history. Tooley, Maps and Map-Makers 27

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        A Map of the East Indies

      London: H. Moll, T. & J. Bowles, P. Overton & J. King, [circa 1730]. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, in excellent condition, apart from expert restoration to the original folds. 25 3/4 x 41 1/4 inches. One of the largest and most highly decorative maps of southern and eastern Asia ever produced, regions that were then, as they are now, of primary importance to global trade Ever since the Portuguese mariner Vasco da Gama reached Calicut in 1498, the Indian subcontinent, Indo- China, and the Indonesian Archipelago provoked romantic and commercially exciting conceptions in the minds of Europeans. Following the Portuguese to the region, the English and Dutch founded their own East India Companies, in 1600 and 1602, respectively. The present map depicts this part of the world after European trade had been well established. India, which was largely ruled by the Mughal Empire, featured the strongest British presence, most notably their commercial base at Fort St. George, located in modern day Chennai (formerly Madras). Moll included a fantastically detailed plan of this nucleus of commerce in the lower left corner of the map. Views of the British-dominated port of Surat (in Gujarat) and the Portuguese base of Goa are featured above. The Dutch dominated the Spice Islands and the rest of the Indonesian Archipelago, and the present map features very fine maps of their principal base Batavia (modern day Jakarta) and Bantam, located just to the west, which is also located on the island of Java. This map also includes the Spanish- controlled Philippines, most of the Chinese Empire, then under the Qing Dynasty, and southern Japan, including the Dutch trading port of Nagasaki. Fittingly, Moll dedicated this work to the Directors of the English East India Company. The present map was part of Herman Moll's magnificent folio work, a New and Compleat Atlas. Moll was the most important cartographer working in London during his era, a career that spanned over fifty years. His origins have been a source of great scholarly debate; however, the prevailing opinion suggests that he hailed from the Hanseatic port city of Bremen, Germany. Joining a number of his countrymen, he fled the turmoil of the Scanian Wars for London, and in 1678 is first recorded as working there as an engraver for Moses Pitt on the production of the English Atlas. It was not long before Moll found himself as a charter member of London's most interesting social circle, which congregated at Jonathan's Coffee House at Number 20 Exchange Alley, Cornhill. It was at this establishment that speculators met to trade equities (most notoriously South Sea Company shares). Moll's coffeehouse circle included the scientist Robert Hooke, the archaeologist William Stuckley, the authors Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe, and the intellectually-gifted pirates William Dampier, Woodes Rogers and William Hacke. From these friends, Moll gained a great deal of privileged information that was later conveyed in his cartographic works, some appearing in the works of these same figures. Moll was highly astute, both politically and commercially, and he was consistently able to craft maps and atlases that appealed to the particular fancy of wealthy individual patrons, as well as the popular trends of the day. In many cases, his works are amongst the very finest maps of their subjects ever created with toponymy in the English language. Shirley, Maps in the Atlases of the British Library I, T.Moll-4b, 5; Cf. Reinhartz, The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle

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        Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima

      Nuremberg: [Homann Heirs], [circa 1730]. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, on an untrimmed sheet. 22 x 25 1/2 inches. A fine example of one of the eighteenth-century's most decorative maps of New England and New York This very fine map, in magnificent full original colour, focuses on New England, but embraces the entire territory from Philadelphia in the south up to the St. Lawrence Valley in the north. It depicts the region as it was considered before the British government commissioned advanced surveys of the subject. The geographic portrayal of the coast of New England is quite detailed, and features extensive hydrological information off of the coast. Curiously, however, Boston Harbor is shown to be dramatically larger than it actually was, and Cape Cod is shown to be an island. In the interior, Lake Champlain is depicted to be dramatically east of its true location, and New York's Lake Seneca is creatively shown to be a large body of water that drains into the Hudson Valley. To the north, the portrayal of New France is equally fanciful, as "Mont Royal" Island, the site of Montreal, takes on a massive, attenuated form immediately adjacent to Lake Ontario. True to Homann's artistic signature, the map features a finely-engraved cartouche in the lower right corner that depicts American scenes of commerce and nature. One of the most celebrated cartographers of his day, Johann Baptist Homann established the most successful German publishing house of the eighteenth century. His prolific business, which was inherited by his family after his death, dominated Germany's map market for over a century, and produced some of the finest maps and atlases of the age. He established himself in Nuremberg, and by 1715 was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. After Homann's death, the business was taken over by his son, Johann Christoph. From 1730, the firm was entrusted to a committee of family members, the Homann Heirs, who published maps and atlases for the next two generations, maintaining the high standards set by Johann Baptist. Goss, The Mapping of North America, 50; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps, 724.1; Portinaro & Knirsch, The Cartography of North America 1500-1800, plate 116; Sellers & Van Ee, Maps & Charts of North America & West Indies, 806

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        [The World and Continents - Five Maps]

      Augsburg: circa 1730. Copper-engraved maps, with full original colour, Worlld map with losses to bottom margin, and with re-enforcements to the top and bottom margins. Americas map has been re-backed along bottom margin and part of the right margin, trimmed close to or within platemark on right and left sides. Asia map water-stained near bottom of centerfold, and mild discoloration along centrefold, bottom margin is re-backed with repaired losses. Africa map has a water stain on the left sideborder and into the image of the map around the Cape Verde Islands, and at the bottom margin. Bottom margin is re-backed, with repaired minor losses and tears. Europe map expertly re-backed, repaired tears and minor losses to centerfold and on either side of the centerfold. Discoloration and fading in places.each 20 3/4 x 23 1/8 inches. Superb maps of the World and the Continents by one of the great eighteenth-century German cartographers. George Matthäus Seutter learned the map publishing business as an apprentice to J. B. Homann of Nuremberg. In 1707, he moved to Augsburg where he established himself as Homann's main rival, becoming Geographer to the Imperial Court in 1715. Seutter copied many geographical details from his former protégé's maps, and the rival houses duelled with each other in order to see which one could best epitomise the southern German Baroque ethic, with its lavish decorative embellishments and iconography of Roman Catholic piety. The World Map entitled Diversi Globi Terr- Aquei Statione Variante... exemplifies the new world view of the eighteenth-century. Although the familiar twenty-four Classical windheads still adorn the image, in place of the traditional allegorical scenes, the map is really a collection of "scientific" perspectives of Earth. Around the large hemispheres of the Old and New Worlds, there are polar views, "oblique" views, and perspectives illustrating the sphericality of the Earth. The Earth is no longer a mysterious object, but is now quantifiable, progressively subject to the empirical gaze of mankind. The map of North and South America, Novus Orbis sive America Meridionalis et Septentrionalis..., features resplendent examples of Seutter's cartouches. The title cartouche is inhabited by specimens of exotic birds, flying fish, and a native chief shaded by an umbrella. Surrounding a descriptive note about the New World, in the upper left, Europeans are seated at a table while natives kneel and deposit riches before a crucifix surmounted by the Virgin Mary with the cross, a chalice and a book. The map shows California as an island, at the same time featuring many coastal sites including San Clemente and Santa Barbara. Asia cum omnibus Imperiis, Provinciis, Statibus et Insulis... shows the continent during the zenith of both the Mughal and Chinese Empire, the latter prominently featuring The Great Wall. The cartouches feature Asian princes, a Chinese scholar with a cup of tea, an elephant, a lion and a pair of warriors. The note to the Reader in the upper right, is a homily on the ultimate importance of eternal and spiritual values over the evanescent values of temporal riches. Africa iuxta navigationes et observationes recentissimas aucta et in sua Regna et Status divisa... is beautifully decorated with a large, ornate cartouche by Gottfried Rogg that features natives, pyramids, and indigenous animals such as a leopard, a lion and a crocodile. Faithful to the period, the map is full of interesting geographical speculations, revealing that Europeans actually knew very little about the regions of Africa not immediately on the coasts or the banks of major rivers. Seutter allows the Ptolemaic myth that the Nile is fed by two large lakes to persist. Europa Religionis Christianæ, Morum et Pacis ac Belli Artium Cultu Omnium Terrarum Orbis Partium Præstantiss... is the title of the Europe map. The cartouche avows the claims of the title: "[Christian Europe in all the World the most Accomplished in the Ways of Peace and War and Cultivation of the Arts]", as a chain of cherubs descend from the Godhead along with the symbols of Catholicism. A queen at the left of the title represents good government, and below Athena and Apollo represent war and the arts. Tooley & Bricker, Landmarks of Mapmaking, p. 167-170.

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        Ars critica, in qua ad Studia Linguarum latinae, graecae, et hebraicae, Via munitur; Vetererumque emendandorum, Spuriorum Scriptorum .

      Jansonio-Waesbergigs, Amsterdam 1730 - 8º, 2 vols. (vol. 1º: , retrato del autor, lámina con bello grabado, 811) hojas, 470 págs.; vol. 2ª: (7) hojas, 512 págs.). Pleno pergamino, tejuelo. Quinta edición de este tratado clásico sobre el estudio de un método crítico para la lectura de los textos antiguos, con nociones de retórica, gramática y otras ciencias afines a la literatura y a la filología. Obra escrita en latín por un autor nacido en Ginebra, que fue profesor de filosofía, literatura y lengua hebrea en Amsterdam (Graesse, IV, 137). Crítica literaria. Literatura griega. Literatura latina. Literatura hebrea. Filología clásica. Literary critic. Greek literature. Latin literature. Hebrew literature. Classic philology.

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        Biblia germanica 1730 (AT) - Biblia. Das ist: die gantze Heilige Schrift Alten Testaments, Nach der Ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers, mit Neuen Vorreden, Summarien ... zugleich Nöthige Register ... Ausgefertigt unter der Aufsicht ... Chr. M. Pfaff

      Tübingen, Cotta 1730. 44 cm. (28), 1256 (irrig 1248; 1093-1100 Blattzählung) Seiten mit 1 doppelseitigen Kupferstichkarte, 2 Kupfertafeln und 2 gestochenen Vignetten, Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt, Pergamentband der Zeit - Darlow / Moule 4231 - Mit doppelblattgroßer Karte von Palästina. Tafeln: Israelitische Kultgegenstände und Priestertrachten, Gesichter und Tempel Ezechiels, Gebiete der 12 Stämme. Diesem Exemplar ist das Neue Testament nicht beigegeben. -

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        Carte General de la Caroline Dresse sur les Memoires le Plus Nouveaux Par Le Sieua S***

      Amsterdam, 1730. No Binding. Fine. 22 ¼ x 18 ¼ inches. Full original color; fine. A superb, original color example of the first map of the Carolinas published outside of England. Though Mortier credited the map to Sanson, it was in fact closely derived from an English map, the extremely rare, separately issued "A New Map of CAROLINA" published by Thornton, Morden and Lea in 1685. Charleston is noted at its location on the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, both on the map and in an inset showing Charles Towne and the nearby plantations. Burden calls this edition of the map "very rare." Cumming 120; Burden 767, State 2.

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        Biblia germanica 1730 - Sacra Biblia. Das ist: Die gantze Heil. Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments, Nach der letzten Römischen Sixtiner Edition, übersetzt von Caspar Ulenberg. 6. Druck aufs neue übersehen

      Prag, Höger 1730. 22 cm. 2 Teile und Register in 1 Band. (24 einschl. Frontispiz), 1228; 327, (7); (64) Seiten mit 2 gestochenen Frontispizes. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit - LThK X, 362 (vgl.) - Köster, Bibel S. 451, 169 - Bibel in Deutschland S. 267 - Gedruckt für den Bamberger Verleger Johann Friedrich Rüdiger nach der Ausgabe von 1718. "Das verdienstvollste Werk von Ulenberg ist seine Bibelübersetzung" (ADB 39, 182). Die einzige in Prag gedruckte Ausgabe der Gesamtbibel in der Übersetzung von Kaspar Ulenberg nach der Sixtinischen Vulgata. Ulenbergs Auftraggeber war der Kölner Erzbischof und Kurfürst Ferdinand von Bayern. Berieben, Rücken restauriert, stellenweise papierbedingt gebräunt, Titel neu befestigt; auf Titel Besitzeintrag "Kolvenbach" von 1760; Teil 1 Frontispiz (Propheten) unterlegt, in der unteren Hälfte an den Rändern Bildverlust; Teil 2 Frontispiz (Neues Testament) Ecke unten links Abriß 2 x 2 cm -

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        Pantheum Mythicum Seu Fabulosa Deorum Historia

      Amstaelodami (Amsterdam): Antonium Schonenburg, 1730. [16], 298pp, [16]. Contemporary Dutch vellum gilt prize binding for the Enkhuizen Latin School, smooth spine divided into four panels by gilt double rules, flower head to centre of each panel, covers with double fillet border and large central coat of arms of Enkhuizen. Covers rubbed and a little soiled, small chip to head of front joint, lacks ties. Internally some light browning, small hole in N1 catching the page number, stain to bottom margin of T2 (not affecting text). Complete with frontispiece by G. Schoute, and twenty-seven (including four folding) further engravings by J. Van Vianen, title in red and black. Bound by Meinard Semeins, with his advertisement leaf bound in to rear. The leaf states "Deze en meer andere zoorten van Boeken, zyn tot de minste Prys te bekomen by Meinard Semeins, Boekverkoper op de Zuider Havendyk, te Enchuizen. By deselve wert ook Verbonden, alle soorten van Boeken, in alderhande Banden". This leaf corresponds with the one illustrated in the first volume of Jan Storm van Leeuwen's 'Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century', page 789. Storm van Leeuwen notes that the advert commends Semeins as "an inexpensive bookseller and announces that he is able to bind all kinds of books in a variety of bindings ... This exceptional advertisment can be interpreted as a bookseller's and binder's label ... it is not known when he began working for the Enkhuizen Latin School" (See Jan Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century, volume one, pages 784-790). Reprint. Full Vellum. Good. Illus. by Van Vianen, J.. 12mo.

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        Commentarius Literalis in Omnes Libros veteris et novi testamenti. In nine volumes

      - Dominici Marescandoli, 1730 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An eighteenth-century commentary of all the books of the Old and New Testament in Latin. This is the first Latin translation of Calmet's work, by Giovanni Domenico Mansi . Features several folding maps and diagrams, head and tail pieces and capitals. Complete in eight volumes bound into nine. Antoine Augustin Calmet (26 February 1672 25 October 1757) was a French Benedictine. He was educated at the Benedictine priory of Breuil in Commercy, and in 1688 joined the same order in the abbey of St-Mansuy at Toul, where he was admitted to profession 23 October of the following year. After his ordination, 17 March 1696, he was appointed to teach philosophy and theology at Moyenmoutier Abbey. Here with the help of his brethren he began to gather the material for his commentary of the Bible, which was first published between 1707 and 1716. It was reprinted several times. The work inaugurated a new method of Biblical exegesis. Its author departed from the custom of giving an allegorical (mystical) and tropological (moral) interpretation besides the literal. The most valuable part of the commentary were the introductory prefaces to the several books and 114 learned dissertations on special topics. Calmet was a pious religious as well as a learned man, and one of the most distinguished members of the Congregation of St. Vanne. In recognition of these qualities he was elected prior of Lay-Saint-Christophe in 1715, abbot of St-Lopold at Nancy in 1718, and of Senones Abbey in 1729; he was also twice entrusted with the office of president or superior general of the congregation. Gian (Giovanni) Domenico Mansi (16 February 1692 27 September 1769) was an Italian theologian, scholar and historian, known for his massive works on the Church councils. His long career was filled chiefly with the re-editing of erudite ecclesiastical works with notes and complementary matter. His name appears on the title-pages of ninety folio volumes and numerous quartos. Condition: Rebound in half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally very good with just a little shelfwear and fading to the spines. Three hinges are strained but holding firm. Internally, generally firmly bound with just one or two leaves working loose. Many pages are remarkably bright for the age of this set, but there are intermittant instances of browning. All volumes have instances of damp staining:in some cases with just occasionalsmall marginal tidemarks, in others significantand some mould to lower margins ie in need of cleaning up. There are a few scattered spots and dusting to the textblock edges, occasionally affecting the margins. There are ink stamps of St Mary's Priory, London to all titles and some other pages. A fewsmall closed tears to some foldingplates. Overall: GOOD..

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        Recopilación de todas las Cédulas y Ordenes Reales que desde el año 1708 se han dirigido a la Ciudad de Zaragoza, para el nuevo establecimiento de su Gobierno, por la Magestad de el Rey Nuestro Señor D. Phelipe V. (que Dios guarde) cohordinadas, y dadas a la estampa de orden de la misma Augusta Ciudad, por Don Juan Francisco Escuder; y ultimamente por Don Manuel Vicente Garcès

      Imp. Real, Zaragoza 1730 - Folio. Portada enmarcada con escudo, 2 hoj., 624 p., 13 hoj. de Tabla. Leve señal de humedad en el margen inferior derecho de la portada y de las diez primeras hojas, convenientemente restauradas, el resto de las páginas en magnífico estado de conservación. Viñetas. Texto a doble columna. Bellos capitulares y cabeceras xilográficas. Pergamino romana, lomo rotulado. Notabilísimo ejemplar, muy bien impreso, con caracteres muy claros y sobre gran papel, con capítulos finalizados y comenzados con vistosas viñetas, a veces de gran tamaño. Contiene todas las órdenes o provisiones dirigidas por el rey Felipe V a la ciudad de Zaragoza, desde el año 1708 hasta 1729, con disposiciones para el funcionamiento del Ayuntamiento e instituciones de la ciudad, nombramientos, títulos, concesiones, licencias y otras ordenanzas y decretos, todos firmados por el rey. Volumen en buen estado de conservación, bien encuadernado. Al principio, en 12 hojas, índice de los 41 títulos, e Indice de las reales cédulas y provisiones que contiene cada título. (Palau, 252577). Historia de España. Legislación. Derecho municipal. Zaragoza. History of Spain. Legislation. Municipal law.

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        Carte d'Afrique, Dressee pour l'usage du Roy

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Horloge du Palais., circa 1730. Copper-engraved map with original outline colour, printed on thick laid paper, in excellent condition. 20 x 26 3/8 inches. An important early map of Africa by the celebrated French cartographer, Guillaume de L'Isle. Guillaume de L'Isle was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are also invariably elegant and attractive. This map is from an edition of De L'Isle's Atlas de Geographie, which was reissued posthumously from 1730 to 1774. The map covers the whole of Africa including southern Europe and the whole of the Middle East. Geographical knowledge in Africa was mostly garnered from a few early missionaries, sea captains and traders, who explored the coast, but had no direct knowledge of the interior. Even the great rivers of Africa were for many reasons unexplored by the whites. The huge trade in slaves, ivory, gold and other items took place at coastal forts through middle men. Not until the latter half of the 19th century did any degree of accuracy begin to appear in maps of Africa. Nevertheless, De l'Isle, characteristically, amassed a great deal of information based on reports about the continent, and some of it is in a general way true: the long thin lake north of the Zambezi corresponds to Lake Tanganyika; two source rivers join to form the Nile; and there are ranges of mountains in the southwest that go down to the Cape. Moreland and Bannister, Antique Maps p. 132; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 395

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