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        PFERDE. - Tiermedizin., "Das Zähn=butzen". Im Notstall ein festgebundens Pferd dessen Zähne von einem Schmied mit Hammer und Stemmeisen geputzt werden, rechts weicht ein weiteres Pferd zurück, im Hintergund eine Schmiedewerkstatt.

      Kupferstich von und bei Johann Elias Ridinger, um 1730, 23 x 34 cm. Thienemann 600. - Blatt 2 aus der Folge: "Pferdekuren". - Knapp bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten und alt auf Büttenpapier montiert, minimal fleckig. - "Diese nette Folge ist selten" (Thienemann). Berufe, Tiermedizin

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        PFERDE. - Tiermedizin., "Die auf gebrochenen Fuesse". Zwei Pferde werden von einem Schmied geführt, rechts beratschlagen sich drei Herren, links im Hintergrund eine Schmiedewerkstatt mit Pferden und Arbeitern.

      Kupferstich von und bei Johann Elias Ridinger, um 1730, 23 x 34 cm. Thienemann 602. - Blatt 4 aus der Folge: "Pferdekuren". - Knapp bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten und alt auf Büttenpapier montiert. - "Diese nette Folge ist selten" (Thienemann). Berufe, Tiermedizin

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        PFERDE. - Tiermedizin. "Die auf gebrochenen Fuesse". Zwei Pferde werden von einem Schmied geführt, rechts beratschlagen sich drei Herren, links im Hintergrund eine Schmiedewerkstatt mit Pferden und Arbeitern.

      - Kupferstich von und bei Johann Elias Ridinger, um 1730, 23 x 34 cm. Thienemann 602. - Blatt 4 aus der Folge: "Pferdekuren". - Knapp bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten und alt auf Büttenpapier montiert. - "Diese nette Folge ist selten" (Thienemann).

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        Discus Chronologicus Omnium SRI Electorum

      Norimberga 1730 - questa magnifica tavola incisa venne pubblicata da Christoph Weigel nel 1735; la "volvella cronologica" ha una lancetta movibile che indica i governanti germanici dall’anno 0 al 1730. Una deliziosa particolarità, ben conservata. this beautifully engraved Chronological volvelle table was published by Christoph Weigel in 1735. This Chronological volvelle time-table has a movable pointer showing the ruler of Germany from the year 0 until 1730. A wonderful curiosity in fine condition. Dimensioni 365 430mm

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        The seasons. By Mr. Thomson [Subscribers Edition]

      London: [none given], 1730. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine-. Thomson's masterpiece, and perhaps the most popular English-language poem in blank verse (running to some 5500 lines in its final form) from Milton to the Romantics, as well as "one of the earliest, longest, and finest nature poems in the English language." (Literary Encyclopedia) Large 4to: [8],250,[4, half title and Argument for Spring, final page of subscribers list, and errata misbound],251-252,16,8pp, with title page in red and black with engraved vignette, five full-page allegorical plates by William Kent (one for each season and one for the valedictory to Newton),and head- and tail-pieces and historiated initials by Samuel Richardson. Contemporary full speckled English calf, flat spine in seven compartments divided by gilt rolls, red morocco lettering piece gilt, board edges gilt-tooled, armorial engraved bookplate of James Grove Wood, Castle Grove, on front paste down. Wood (1803-1891) lived at Castle Grove, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. An excellent wide-margined copy; joints, caps and corners very skillfully restored; pages generally clean and bright (final four leaves lightly toned; unobtrusive marginal worm track, far from text, through Spring). Foxon T237. Rothschild 2423 for first collected edition). Lowndes 2671. ESTC Citation No. T141597. Three quarto editions (ESTC Nos. T153055, T141596, and T141597) were published in London in 1730; ours is the most complete. It is a reissue of the First Collected Edition (which includes the first appearance of both "Autumn" and "A Poem Sacred to the Memory of Sir Isaac Newton"), with the addition of "Britannia" (2nd. ed. corrected) and "A paraphrase on the latter part of the sixth chapter of St. Matthew," both with separate pagination and register ("Britannia" also has a separate title page). Not to be confused with any of the three smaller, non-subscription octavo editions , also published in 1730. Thomson treats each season in succession, describing changes in the weather and landscape of the Scottish border country (where he was born) and its inhabitants, human and otherwise, occasionally ranging as far afield as Africa, Surinam, the Arctic, Lapland, and Russia. Each poem devotes particular attention to rivers, rural pastimes and industries, as well as to assorted insects, birds, and beasts. "Winter" was first published in a brief version, in 1726. By 1727, Thomson was composing "Summer," followed by "Spring" (1728), and finally "Autumn," in 1730, the year all four appeared together in this collected edition. According to Lowndes, "about 360 copies were subscribed for at £1.1s." The list of subscribers includes many members of the landed gentry as well as the poets Alexander Pope (3 copies) and Richard Savage, the Scottish artist Alan Ramsay, and the antiquarian Horace Walpole. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Tabula Frisiae Orientalis olim Ubbonis Emmii Deinde Sansonis et Allardi studio nota cum variis Autographis denuo collata, aucta innumerisque in locis emendata ab Ehrenreichio Gerhardo Coldewey D. Ser. Pr. Fr. Or. Consiliario Advocato Fisci Et Archivario Ex Officina Ioh. Christoph Homanni MD. Noribergae Anno Jubilaei secundi August. Confesf. 1730. - Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. ut & Reg. Maiest. Polon.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Ehrenreich Gerhard Coldewey b. Johann Christoph Homann in Nürnberg, dat. 1730, 49 x 58 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 93, 18. - Zeigt Ostfriesland mit den ostfriesischen Inseln. - Oben links Inset mit Stadtplan von Emden. - Oben rechts Inset mit Stadtplan von Aurich. - Unten rechts figürliche Kartusche mit Insetkarte von Emden mit dem Rheiderland und Einzeichnung der Sturmflut im Jahre 1277 sowie Allegorien und dem ostfriesischen Wappen. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Die Karte mit dem Homann'schen Druckprivileg.

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        Tractatus de organo auditus. + Cassebohm, J.: Tractatus quatuor anatomici, + Tractatus quintus & sextus.

      Leiden, Joh. Arnold Langerak, 1730, 4, (16), 72, (4) pp., 16 gefalt. Taf. Halle u. Magdeburg, Waisenhaus, 1734-1745, 4, (12), 84, (6) 64 (6) pp., 6 gerfalt. Taf., Pergamenteinband d.Zt. mit Stempeln, minmal fleckiges Exemplar. Sammelband mit zwei sehr wichtigen Veröffentlichungen aus dem Gebiete Ohrenheilkunde !Tractatus De Organo Auditus, Continens Structuram, Usum Et Morbos Omnium Auris Partium / Authore Dn. Du Verney. E Gallico Latine redditus. Versio Nova Et Accuratior. Lugduni Batavorum, Apud Joh. Arnold Langerak, 1730&Tractatus Quatuor Anatomici De Aure Humana, Tribus Figurarum Tabulis Illustrati / Autore Joanne Friderico Cassebohm Med. D. Et Prof. Publ. Halæ Magdeburgicæ : Orphanotropheum, 1734 & Tractatus Qvintus Anatomicus De Aure Humana : Cui Accedit Tractatus Sextus Anatomicus De Aure Monstri Humani Cum Tribus Figuram Tabulis ... / Autore Io. Friderico Cassebohm ... Halæ Magdeburgicæ Sumtibus Orphanotrophei, 1735.Guichard Joseph Duverney (1648-1730) "writings stand out because of their compactness, their wealth of content, their exemplary accuracy, and their precision of judgement. Investigation of the organ of hearing was one of his favorite fields of research. On his scientific journeys he thoroughly researched the hearing organ of fish. He summarized all his otological knowledge in the Traité de l'organe de Tome (Treatise on the Organ of Hearing) published in 1683. He wanted to publish a new enlarged edition, in particular adding new "curious observations" presented at the Royal Academy of Sciences in 1705." "Unfortunately, he was not able to finish this work. A second edition was published a few months after his death, but without any new details, and corresponding exactly to the 1683 edition. Reprinted many times and translated in particular into Latin, German and English, this treatise surpassed all expectations and became the reference for studying otology for many decades. "It is in publishing the work on the structure of the ear that Mr Duvemey laid down the foundations of the high reputation which he has enjoyed and always will enjoy amongst anatomists very different from those who are wont to find glory in proposing new explanations on parts which they do not know, Mr Duverney made it a rule to study the internal structure of organs and to describe them with the greatest precision before dealing with their uses and indicating their diseases. One must know the healthy state in order to make fruitful study of the diseased state. Guided by the spirit of method and illuminated by the most brilliant and solid genius Duverney collected into a small volume the most interesting truths." Duverney's treatise was a comparatively short work, but full of relevant data divided into three parts: anatomy, physiology, pathology and therapy." "The otological investigations of the following centuries attest to the impact Duverney's treatise had on the development of otology. Itard wrote in 1821 that "the works of J. G. Duverney occupy in the history of medicine a place no less honorable than that of Fallopio's research." In his history of otology published in 1833, Dann situated Duverney's treatise as a landmark between the second and third period in the history of otology." Albert Mudry, History of Otology (2015), pp.157-167Johann Friedrich Cassebohm (1699-1743) "Born in Halle, Cassebohm studied medicine in his native town, in Frankfurt and Paris, in particular under the supervision of Winslow. He occupied the chair of anatomy first at the University of Halle, then Frankfurt, and finally Berlin. Although he deserved credit for advancing the study of anatomy in general, it was his anatomical work on the organ of hearing that made him famous. The results of his research on the embryonic organ of hearing far surpassed those of his predecessors, including Valsalva and Morgagni. Until the time of Huschke and von Baer, Cassebohm's description of the development of the ear was unsurpassed. After the publication of his inaugural dissertation De aure interna (On the Internal Ear) in 1730, the complete results of his research on the ear were published in six treatises, the first four Tractatus quatuor anatomici de aure humana (Four anatomical treatises on the human ear), in 1734, were completed by, and bound with, the last two published in 1735, Tractatus quintus anatomicus de aure humana, cui accedit tractatus sextus anatomicus de aure monstri humani (Fifth anatomical treatise on the human ear, to which is added the sixth anatomical treatise on the ear of human monsters).' Cassebohm's treatises on the human ear included drawings by his student and anatomical preparator Dominus Johannes Zaccharias Petsche (?), which were the best of their time, surpassed only by those of Scarpa. They contained an abundance of new and amended information, much of which concerned the internal ear. The clarity of description and the compactness of expression were unequalled in Cassebohm's time. His work was unusually important to the entire field of otology, and ensured he would always have the rank of an outstanding researcher. This was proved by the critical Morgagni quoting his outstanding contemporary preferentially, and almost always in the highest terms. The content of Cassebohm's treatises followed the program outlined in the introduction: "I preferred, with all possible brevity and clarity, to record my observations in a small book, rather than to collate in one large volume, the work of others." The first treatise dealt with the temporal bone, the second with the external ear, the third with the tympanic cavity, called the "first cavity of the internal ear", and the fourth with the content of this tympanic cavity. The fifth treatise dealt with the labyrinth, and the sixth described a six-month-old fetus, a double monster, in which two organs of hearing were combined in one. The malformation primarily involved the tympanic cavity, which contained seven ossicles, all of which were in part grossly deformed. The labyrinth was within the normal limits of location, size, and shape. In his posthumous book on dissection, Cassebohm devoted a chapter to the preparation of the ear." Albert Mudry, The History of Otology (2015), pp.289-292I. Wellcome II, 506 vgl. Eales I, 993 vgl. Blake 130 vgl. Garrison-M. 1545 vgl. Politzer, Gesch. der Ohrenheilkunde I (kennt nur die 2 lateinischen Ausgaben 1684 u. 1732).

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        "Beschryving van ‘s Graven-Hage, behelzende deszelfs oorsprong, benaming, gelegentheid, uitbreidingen, onheilen en luister; mitsgaders stigtinge van het hof, der kerken, kloosters, kapellen, godshuizen, en andere voornaame gebouwen (...).".

      Delft, Boitet, 1730-1739. 2 parts in 3 volumes. Complete copy with broken bindings. 19th century half leather, spines and covers loose but intact. Owner's mark cut out of all the end papers of all three volumes. (38)+946+(52)+(12)+520+78+(20) pag. Illustrated with 60 engravings, a.o. the large bird's eye view of The Hague. B0468.

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        Opera Omnia, Quatuor Voluminibus

      Hardback. Very Good. R Gosling and others, Fleet Street, London, 1730, first thus; four volumes, folio, engraved frontispiece to each volume, pp [iii], [ii], [iv], [3] to 224, [viii, being the index to Book I], 394, [xxxviii, being the index to Book II]; [iv], 564, [iv, being folding tables of creditors], [xxviii, being the volume index]; [vi], 586, [xlvi, being the volume index]; [i], 707, [xxviii, being the volume index], [i, bookseller's catalogue]. Full contemporary calf gilt, labels gilt; some wear to the bindings, generally light, but including cracking of some hinges (cosmetic only, not affecting the binding overall which remains firm and tight); lacks the spine label to vol III and with that to v ol I slightly defaced; very light occasional browning but otherwise an exceptionally crisp and clean copy, firmly bound. Each volume has the armorial bookplates of Charles Bathurst of Lydney Park (MP and government minister in various roles from 1790 to 1823). Francis Bacon, Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, served as both Lord Chancellor and Attorney General under James VI/I between 1613 and 1621. His range of interests and writings was extremely wide and his analytical and sceptical approach and his insistence on careful observation led to his being called by Voltaire the father of the scientific method. His prodigious literary output divides broadly into three categories - scientific, religious and philosophical, and juridical. NOTE: these four volumes together weigh a little over 10kg and so may require additional charges for carriage, subject to ultimate destination and mode of transport.

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        Haute Et Basse Alsace, Suntgaw, Brisgaw, Ortenaw, Et Le Marquisat De Bade, avec les divers Routes et Passages des Montagnes et Forests Noires, pour entrer en Souabe. Par N. de Fer Geographe de Sa Majesté Catolique et de Monseigneur le Dauphin A Paris chez G. Danet gendre de lauteur Sur le Pont N. Dame à la Sphere Royale. Echelle deux grandes Lieues d'Allenlagne Quarte petites Lieues de France':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Nicolas de Fer b. Guillaume Danet in Paris, 1730, 51 x 65,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 331 (Guillaume Danet, c. 1670-1732. Publisher and paper merchant, 'sur le Pont N. Dame a la Sphere Royale', Paris. Son-in-law and part successor of Nicolas de Fer 1720, whose maps he re-issued. .). - Zeigt den Ober- und Niederelsaß sowie Schwarzwald mit dem Rheinlauf von Schaffhausen bis Speyer. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste und Flächenkolorit. - Tadelloses Exemplar!

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        Imperii Persici in omnes suas Provincias. exacte divisi Nova Tabula Geographica.

      s.d. (1730 ca.), Norimbergae - Coloritura coeva all acquarello. Una piccola macchia al margine bianco superiore, ma ottimo esemplare. Carta geografica originale (cm. 58x49 più ampi margini).

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        Mappa geographica regionem Mexicanam et Floridam terrasque adjecentes

      Incisione in rame, coloritura originale d'epoca, mm 500x595; in basso a sinistra bella scena di genere; in alto a destra quattro riquadri raffiguranti Porto Bello, Cuba, Carthagena e Vera Cruz. Tratta da Atlas Maior. Seutter, dopo un apprendistato presso Homann a Norimberga, trasferitosi ad Augsburg verso il 1720, aprì la propria attività superando il maestro sotto il profilo della bellezza: le sue carte hanno sempre colori brillanti e cartigli elaborati. Buon esemplare con leggere tracce di sporco superficiale, un alone al centro in basso, piccoli difetti e qualche strappo restaurato marginale. Copperplate, original colour, mm 500x595. Enriched by four little inset maps of Porto Bello, Cuba, Carthagena e Vera Cruz and a sea battle. From Seutter's Atlas Maior printed in about 1730. Seutter, one of the most celebrated eighteenth century German mapmakers, after having worked with Homann in Nuremberg, started his own business in Augsburg around 1710. His maps always have elaborate cartouches and are very decorative and printed on good paper.

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        MANNHEIM. Schöne Panorama-Gesamtansicht von der Rheinseite (11,5 x 57 cm), darüber Befestigungsplan mit Umgebung von Mannheim.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von J.B. Homann, um 1730, 48 x 57 cm. Schefold 30075. - Schöner, kräftiger Druck.

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        "Noordhollandsche Arkadia; verrijkt met aantekeningen van den heere Gerrit Schoemaker, en verçiert met printverbeeldingen. Amsterdam: E. Visscher, 1732.".

      "Geb. in geheel leer; (18)+502+(8) p., ill. Goed exemplaar. Lit: Nijhoff/Van Hattum 53; Waller 343; Schotel, Arcadia's"."Na de verschijning in 1730 van de Zuid-Hollandse tocht, maakt Bruin (1671-1732) een soortgelijk gedicht over Noord-Holland. Hij draagt het op aan Andries en Gerrit Schoemaker. In de voorrede deelt hij mee dat het plan hiervoor enkele jaren geleden was ontstaan en dat hij en Andries Schoemaker het zouden samenstellen. Bruin heeft het uiteindelijk `voltooid' en heeft er geen doorlopend gedicht van gemaakt - zoals het Zuid-Hollandse deel - maar een `samenspreeking' tussen vier `godvruchtige persoonen'. De tocht begint weer te Amsterdam. Achtereenvolgens worden bezocht: Nieuwendam, Ransdorp, Schellingwoude, Durgerdam, Buiksloot, Waterland, Landsmeer, Zunderdorp, Uitdam, Holisloot, Ilpendam, Zuiderwoude, Broek, Monnickendam, Marken, Edam, Purmer(end), De Rijp, Graft(dijk), Knollendam, Jisp, Wormer(veer), Zaandijk, Koog aan de Zaan, Oostzaan, Zaandam, Westzaan, Assendelft, Krommenie, Akersloot, Schermer, Beemster, Kwadijk, Middelie, Oosthuizen, Warder, Beets, Schardam, Grosthuizen, Scharwou, Avenhorn, Mysen, Berkhout, Opdam, Hensbroek, Ursem, Spanbroek, Woggenum, Hoorn, Westerblokker, Oosterblokker, Zwaag, Schellinkhout, Leek, Westwoud, Hem, Hoogkarspel, Venhuizen, Lutjebroek, Grotebroek, Bovenkarspel, Enkhuizen, Andijk, Wervershoof, Zwaagdijk, Hauwert, Benningbroek, Nibbixwoude,Midwoude, Oostwoud, Medemblik, Opperdoes, Twisk, Abbekerk, Lambertschaag, Opmeer,Sybekarspel, Hoogwoud, Winkel, Haringhuizen, Barsingerhorn, Wieringerwaard, Wieringen, Zijpe, Huisduinen, Helder, Texel, Callantsoog, Valkoog, Dirkshoorn, Haringkarspel, Warmerhuizen, Oudkarspel, Scharwou, Broekoplangedijk, Sint Pancras, Vroonen, Alkmaar, Ouddorp, Schermerhorn, Huigerwaard, Oterleek, Schagen, St. Maarten, Enigenborg, Krabbendam, Groet, Petten, Schoorl, Bergen, Egmond, Heilo, Limmen, Bakkum, Castricum, Heemskerk, Beverwijk, Velsen, Santpoort, Bloemendaal, Zandvoort, Haarlem, Spaarnwoude, Spaarndam, Halfweg, Sloterdijk, Sloten, Amstelveen, Nieuwerkerk, Rijk, Aalsmeer. De illustraties zijn van A. Zeeman en betreffen een titelprent met o.a. het kasteel van Medemblik, een prent van de ‘Pinxter Blom tot Schermerhorn' en 48 gezichten op 24 platen van: Ransdorp, Landsmeer, Zunderdorp, Ilpendam, Zuiderwoude, Broek, De Rijp, Graft, Wormer, Oostzaan, Westzaan, Assendelft, Akersloot, Kwadijk, Oosthuizen, Beets, Avenhorn, Hensbroek, Watwey, Westerblokker, Wijdenes, Westwoud, Hem, Grootebroek, Bovenkarspel, Hauwert, Nibbixwoude, Twisk, Abbekerk, Hoogwoud, Winkel, Haringhuizen, Warmenhuizen, Broek op Langedijk, St. Pancras, Schermerhorn, Schagen, St. Maarten, Groet, Schoorl, Bergen, Egmond op den Hoef, Heilo, Limmen, Castricum, Heemskerk, Beverwijk, Spaarndam."

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        Paradys verlooren. Heldendicht in tien boeken. Vertaald uit het Engels. Haarlem, Geertruyd van Kessel, 1728.

      "4º: * 4 A-3N 4, gepag.:[8] 472 pp. Titelpagina in zwart en rood gedrukt. Contemp. half perkament, rug boven- en onderaan beschadigd. Scherpbier, Milton in Holland. A study in the literary relations of England and Holland before 1730 (Amsterdam 1933); Smit (Kalliope) I, p.108, II, p.261-279; Moderne encyclopedie der wereldliteratuur (Hilversum 1967) V, p.484 - 490"."De eerste Nederlandse vertaling van Miltons beroemde epos 'Paradise Lost', dat gaat over de zondeval van de eerste mensen (eerste druk 1667, tweede herziene uitgave 1674). Spectatorschrijver Addison meende dat dit epos de 'Ilias' van Homerus en de 'Aeneis' van Vergilius naar de kroon stak. W.A.P. Smit noemt het werk het absolute hoogtepunt van het Renaissancistisch-klassisistische epos, niet alleen in Engeland, maar in geheel West-Europa. Van Zanten (Leiden 1658 - Haarlem 1750) was arts en later tevens doopsgezind leraar in Haarlem. Behalve deze Milton-vertaling (in rijmloze verzen net als het origineel, wat volgens Scherpbier een bijzondere prestatie was voor een dilettant, en een groot waagstuk tevens, in een land waar een gedicht pas een gedicht was als het rijmde) heeft hij praktisch geen poëzie gepubliceerd. Wel is een aantal gedichten en vertalingen uit het , 523, , Latijn, Engels en Italiaans in handschrift bewaard gebleven, evenals het manuscript van 'Paradys verlooren'. Het dichtwerk is opgedragen aan de Haarlemse regent Willem Six (Haarlem 1692 - Florence 1757). Voor elk van de tien boeken staat een korte, wél berijmde inhoudsopgave van Van Zantens plaatsgenoot, de dichter Pieter Langendijk. Was Langendijk degene, op wiens aansporing Van Zanten enkele jaren nadat hij zijn vertaalarbeid had voltooid tot publicatie was overgegaan, Willem Six had hem, zo blijkt uit de opdracht, voortdurend aangemoedigd om de vertaling te voltooien. Enkele jaren later moest Six het land uit vluchten wegens het grote sodomieschandaal van 1731. Vandaar ook zijn overlijden in Florence."

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        XII Sonate a Violoncello Solo e Basso Continuo. Opera Prima. (PN/Cotage: 446).

      Chez Michel Charles le Cene, Amsterdam ca. 1730. (2)/57 pp., ca. 20 x 28 cm, contemporary marbeled wrappers, bound in new cloth, stamp on pastedown, paper partially stained and a bit foxed, some pages creased at one corner, else good, rare print, ( Musique de chambre, 18e siècle, Kammermusik, 18. Jahrhundert), Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        A New and Correct Map of the World, Laid Down According to the Newest Discoveries, and From the Most Exact Observations

      London: H. Moll, D. Midwinter, T. Bowles, P. Overton, 1730. Copper-engraved map, on four joined sheets, with original outline colour. Marginal foxing, re-margined left and right margins, reinforced center fold, repaired tear bottom margin, toning at center fold. A magnificent and monumental World map, showing the globe in the early days of the Age of Enlightenment and European ImperialismThis fascinating global perspective, featured in double-hemispheres, depicts the latest state of knowledge of the world in the first quarter of the eighteenth-century. The delineation of Europe, South America, and southern Asia is quite sophisticated, while the depiction of regions further beyond suggests only fleeting exploration or outright speculation. Most of the Arctic is labelled "Parts Unknown," and the American West is largely conjectural, featuring California as an island, the most beloved of cartographic misconceptions. Lands depicted to the east of the Spice Islands are scarcely contemplated, "Iesso," or Hokkaido, is shown to be part of Siberia, and eastern Australia is left as a complete enigma, decades before the voyages of James Cook. This map was intended to satiate the intense English interest in maritime exploration and commerce. The oceans within the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn feature highly detailed hydrological information, most notably the direction of the ocean currents, that Moll gleaned from his esteemed contemporary Sir Edmond Halley. Evincing the scientific curiosity of the Enlightenment, each corner of the map features very detailed and elegant astronomical diagrams, including; the planetary systems according to both Ptolemy (geo-centric) and Copernicus (helio-centric) (with the addition of the path of a comet), the appearance of the Sun according to the Jesuit intellectual Athanasius Kircher; and the Appearance of the Moon according to Jean-Dominique Cassini. The five known planets are depicted as well, Saturn with its ring and Jupiter with four moons. The magnificent title cartouche, dedicated to George I, features classical sea gods, prefiguring the power of the Royal Navy that would allow the British to build a global empire later in the century.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, 2; Cf. Reinhartz, The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle.

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        Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours of William Congreve, Esq; Interspersed with Miscellaneous Essays, Letters and Characters, Written by Him. Also, Some very Curious Memoirs of Dr. Dryden and his Family, with a Character of Him and his Writings, by Mr. Congreve. Compiled from their Respective Originals by Charles Wilson Esq. [pseud]

      London: Printed [for Edmund Curll] in the Year 1730, 1730. First edition. Lowe, English Theatrical Literature, 2642; NCBEL II, 751; MacDonald, Dryden, 332. Edges rubbed; two abrasions on the front free endpaper; very good copy. Rare.. 8vo, contemporary paneled calf rebacked, maroon leather label, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Frontis portrait. 16-page publisher's catalogue for H. Curll. The first attempt at a biography of playwright and author William Congreve (1670-1729), attributed by Ralph Straus in The Unspeakable Curll, to historian and dramatist John Oldmixon, a regular contributor to Curll's publications. The Memoirs are part factual, part spurious and part scandalous. Included is a copy of Congreve's will, numerous inaccurate facts about his affairs, a reprinting of his novel Incognita, accounts of Dryden's family and funeral by a Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas ("Corinna") and a lewd affidavit about four ladies which has no connection to Congreve or Dryden. There are also unrelated attacks on Pope and John Dennis. When news got out about Curll's intention to publish the first memoir of the great Congreve, efforts were made, to no avail, to suppress its publication. The "H. Curll" name in the advertisements is for Henry Curll, Edmund's son, who took over the business when his father was serving time in prison for libel. Contemporary bookplate on the front paste-down of Robert Lord Clive.

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        Carte du Piemont et du Monferrat Dressé sur plusiers cartes manuscrites ou imprimées rectifiées par quelques observations pau Guilaume Del'isle de l'Academie royale des sciences a Paris chez l'auteur sur le quai de l'horlege. avec privilege Avril 1707

      Paris. c. 1730 - Fine condition. Copper engraving. Original outline colour with later additions. Size: 490 x 620 mm Detailed map of the Piedmont and Monferrato region of Italy. Engraved by Henri Liebaux. From Atlas de Geographie.

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        Partie Meridionale du Piemont et du Montferrat

      c 1730 - Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Size: 64 x 49 cm. Fine condition, good margins, edges a little browned 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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        Imperii Moscovitici pars Australis.

      Augsburg: c1730 - Size: 550 × 620 mm. Copperplate engraving in original colour. Small, close nicks and tears to upper margin, but in good overall condition. A pleasing map of the region around Moscovia; from Moscow south to The Crimea, (including the Ukraine and Cosack regions) to the west is Russian Poland and Lithuania, to the east Russian Tartary and Siberia. Includes major towns, villages, roads, and physical features such as; rivers, lakes, mountains, castles, forests and other delightful details.

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        Accurata delineatio celeberrimae Regionis Ludovicianae vel Gallice Louisiane ol. Canadae et Floridae appellatione in septemtrionali America descripta qua hodie nomine fluminis Mississippi vel St. Louis

      Augsburg 1730 - Incisione in rame, coloritura originale d'epoca, mm 500x580; arricchita da spendido cartiglio in basso a destra e carta della costa della Louisiana entro riquadro in alto. Tratta da Atlas Maior. Seutter, dopo un apprendistato presso Homann a Norimberga, trasferitosi ad Augsburg verso il 1720, aprÏ la propria attivit? superando il maestro sotto il profilo della bellezza: le sue carte hanno sempre colori brillanti e cartigli elaborati. Buon esemplare con lievi tracce di umido e restauro all'angolo sup. sin.Copperplate, original colour, mm 500x580. Enriched by a large cartouche in bottom right corner. Good condition with a restored marginal area in upper left corner, some surface dirt and light water stains. From Seutter's Atlas Maior printed in about 1730. Seutter, one of the most celebrated eighteenth century German mapmakers, after having worked with Homann in Nuremberg, started his own business in Augsburg around 1710. His maps always have elaborate cartouches and are very decorative and printed on good paper. cartografia.

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        Italia et Hispania Orientalis sive Italorum et Hispanorum qui linguam hebraeam vel alias orientales excoluerunt vitae (.) editae et notis instructae a Jo. Christophoro Wolfio.

      - Hamburgi, sumptibus Viduae Felgineriae, 1730, in-8, piena perg. coeva, pp. (16), 256. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero, una grande iniziale e una testata incise in legno. Qualche leggera brunitura, ma bell'esemplare con il margine esterno in barbe. Verosimilmente si tratta della prima edizione di queste vite degli Italiani e Spagnoli che coltivarono le lingue orientali. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Elementa matheseos universae . Editio nova priori multo auctior et correctior.

      prostat in Officina Rengeriana -41 1730 - 5 vols., with a fine engraved portrait frontispiece in vol. i, title-page in vol. i printed in red and black, numerous engraved plates scattered throughout, some browning to text block worst in the last vol., 2 brief outbreaks of worming in vol. ii with the loss of one word on the verso of one leaf, tear half way across one leaf in vol. iv without loss, 4to, uncut in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards on 2 vols., the others matching but without vellum corners, faded ink lettering on spines, loss of various patches of the marbled paper covering of the boards, corners bumped, bookplate in each vol. of the Turner Collection, Keele University. Scarce complete set of Wolff's scientific writings, pure and applied. Vol. i has a number of pieces of paper (varying sizes) loosely inserted, with notes in Latin in a small neat hand. Some of these make reference to both earlier and later works and journal articles on the topic in question, the latest date we find being 1804.

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        Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours of William Congreve, Esq; Interspersed with Miscellaneous Essays, Letters and Characters, Written by Him. Also, Some very Curious Memoirs of Dr. Dryden and his Family, with a Character of Him and his Writings, by Mr. Congreve. Compiled from their Respective Originals by Charles Wilson Esq. [pseud]

      London: Printed [for Edmund Curll] in the Year 1730 - 8vo, contemporary paneled calf rebacked, maroon leather label, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Frontis portrait. 16-page publisher's catalogue for H. Curll. ? The first attempt at a biography of playwright and author William Congreve (1670-1729), attributed by Ralph Straus in The Unspeakable Curll, to historian and dramatist John Oldmixon, a regular contributor to Curll's publications. The Memoirs are part factual, part spurious and part scandalous. Included is a copy of Congreve's will, numerous inaccurate facts about his affairs, a reprinting of his novel Incognita, accounts of Dryden's family and funeral by a Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas ("Corinna") and a lewd affidavit about four ladies which has no connection to Congreve or Dryden. There are also unrelated attacks on Pope and John Dennis. When news got out about Curll's intention to publish the first memoir of the great Congreve, efforts were made, to no avail, to suppress its publication. The "H. Curll" name in the advertisements is for Henry Curll, Edmund's son, who took over the business when his father was serving time in prison for libel. Contemporary bookplate on the front paste-down of Robert Lord Clive. Edges rubbed; two abrasions on the front free endpaper; very good copy. Rare. Lowe, English Theatrical Literature, 2642; NCBEL II, 751; MacDonald, Dryden, 332 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WIEN., "Vienne. Capitale de l'Autriche". Gesamtansicht über die Donau mit reicher Staffage im Vordergrund.

      Kupferstich bei P. van der Aa, Leiden, um 1730, 21,5 x 27 cm. Nicht bei Fauser. - Kleiner Rostfleck im Himmel, sonst wohl erhalten. Europa, Österreich

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        Carte de l'Egypte de la Nubie de l'Abissinie &c.

      Amsterdam, Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier, (1730). - Hand-coloured engraved map (645 x 540 mm). Guillaume de l'Isle used the three classic divisions in this map, but it also contains other divisions and subdivisions based on geographical and political considerations. - Well preserved. Tibbetts 199. Cf. Al-Qasimi 268 (Paris ed. 1707).

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. J. Condet n. G. de l'Isle b. Covens u. Mortier, "Partie Meridionale du Piemont et du Monferrat".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, um 1730, 48 x 62,5 Über der Karte Kopftitel, rechts unten kleine Nebenkarte der Umgebung v. Nizza. Zeigt das Gebiet südl. v. Turin bis zum Mittelmeer ( von Nizza bis Varaze ).

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        Novus Orbis sive America Meridionalis et Septentrionalis

      Augsburg Seutter Mathias 1730 - America. "Novus Orbis sive America Meridionalis et Septentrionalis". Orig. copper-engraving, M. Seutter, Augsburg, ca. 1730. Orig. old colouring. With great figure (Indians) title-cartouche and another figure cartouche with explanatory notes. 50:58 cm (19 3/4 x 23 inch.). A decorative map of America. - Nice, strong impression. Margins cutted closely (2-8 mm) to the desk. A miniature rusty stain rigt of the title-cartouche under the tropic of Capricorn.

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        La Découverte de l'Empire de Cantahar

      4 p.l., 373, [3] pp. Small 8vo, cont. red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, fleur de lis in corners, spine gilt, a.e.g. Paris, P. Prault, 1730. First edition of this rare imaginary voyage to the utopia of the empire of Cantahar, an unknown land near the Cape of Good Hope. It is a country of justice and goodness governed by the much-loved prince, Kincadior, with free marriages, no required dowries, an army of women, etc. Of course, this utopia presents a veiled plan for the reform of French society. Fine copy in contemporary red morocco. 19th-century book plate of "Faivre, D.M." From the library of Édouard Martellière with his engraved bookplate.

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        Opticks: Or, A Treatise Of The Reflections, Refractions, Inflections And Colours Of Light The Fourth Edition, Corrected

      London: William Innys, 1730. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1st Printing New Calf Spine And Tips Over Marbled Paper Covered Boards, New Endpapers. Two Preliminary Blanks, Title, Advertisements To First, Second And Fourth Editions382 Pp + 12 Folding Plates And Two Pages Of Publisher's Ads At Rear. Page Block 19.5 Cm Tall. Top Edge Of Page Block Is Dark (Grey Or Black), Foredge And Bottom Edge Red, All Polished. The Last And Best Edition Prepared By Newton, Corrected From The Third Edition By Newton; In This Fourth Edition Of 1730, There Are 31 Queries, And It Is The Famous "31St Query" That, Over The Next Two Hundred Years, Stimulated A Great Deal Of Speculation And Development On Theories Of Chemical Affinity. The Publishers Have Added To This Edition Several Citations From The Lectiones Opticae (1769-1771) To Show Ehre Demonstrations, Omitted From The Opticks, May Be Found. Binding Fine Contents Clean, Some Tiny Foxing Spots Mainly In Margins And Mainly Towards Beginning Of Book; Very Slight Wear To Edges Of Page Block. .

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        MAPPE - MONDE Dreßé sur les Observations de Mrs de L Academie Royale des Sciences ./Weltkarte

      G. DE ISLE 1675 - 1726 um 1730, Amsterdam - Kupferstich, altkoloriert; sehr schöne dekorative, interessante Weltkarte in zwei Hemisphären,in den Ecken sind vier kleine Karten im Rund in unterschiedlichen Projektionen. Oben und unten zwei große prachtvoll kolorierte Kartuschen. Die obere Kartusche zeigt allegorische Darstellungen der Kontinente. Am Schriftband steht: "Nova Orbis tabula", diese Karte ist prachtvoll koloriert. Dies ist wohl die früheste Ausgabe der Weltkarte de L Isles von 1700/1720 bei Covens & Mortier; very decorative, splendid, originally coloured world map from Covens & Mortier after De L Isle about 1730. This is one of the earliest edition from the whole world of De L Isle. die Karte ist in einem sehr guten Zustand, breiter Rand, Mittelfalte, center fold, very good condition, wunderschönes Zeitkolorit

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        A New & Exact Map of the Electonate of Brunswick-Lunenburg and ye rest of ye Kings Dominion in Germany

      H. Moll, T. & J. Bowles, P. Overton & J. King, London 1730 - Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, in excellent condition. A magnificent map celebrating the ascension of the House of Hanover to the British throne, depicting the new King's German possessions Herman Moll first printed this map immediately after George I came to the throne of Great Britain. Queen Anne (Stuart) died without issue, and after the legislated exclusion of her close, but Catholic, relatives, her distant Protestant cousin, the Elector of Hanover, was deemed to be her legitimate heir. It is amusing to note that even though George I ruled from 1714 to 1728, it is said that he never learned to speak more than a few words of the "King's English." This map principally focuses on the large region of northern Germany that was ruled by George, one of the princes of the Holy Roman Empire. As depicted on the map, this realm included the great port of Hamburg, as well as the important cities of Lünenberg and Hanover, and the university town of Göttingen. As noted in the lines and table in the lower-right of the map, this domain contained vast natural wealth, including numerous forests and 110 mines which yielded vast quantities of silver. A cartographic inset in the upper left details the Elector's newest possession, the Duchy of Saxon Lauwenberg. The inset to the upper left depicts the King's triumphal route though the North Sea from Hamburg to London. This grand composition is finished by a spectacular title cartouche featuring all manner of armaments, surmounted by the Royal coat of arms. The King was so delighted by Moll's finished manuscript, that he awarded the fellow German "a Gold Medal" as a "mark of his Royal Favour." 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 became 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, 20; Cf. Reinhartz, The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle.

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        An account of some strange apparitions had by a godly man* in Kintyre, who hath been blind six years: containing some visional predictions of several judgments to befal these three Kingdoms, particularly Scotland, and more especially some towns therein, as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Air, &c. With a reserve of mercy to God's people, and to the Church for their sake. In a letter from a Gentleman in Kintyre, to his Friend in Paisley.

      Edinburgh? Printed in the year MDCCXXX 1730 - 8vo., 8pp., the paper just a little soiled, bound in 19th century half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt lettered 'Predictions'. A very good copy with the 19th century armorial bookplate> on front pastedown of Sir John Whitefoord Mackenzie.> First edition and of some rarity. (ESTC finds copies only at NLS + Cleveland Pub. Lib. + Huntington. A 3rd ed., with a somewhat different title, dated 1734, is recorded at UCLA, but not elsewhere and a 4th ed., also 1734, at Glasgow]. 'W.F.' addresses his Preface to 'Dear Friend'. 'I have a strange story of a close intimate of my own', he writes, 'who hath been blind six years, and who hath had many a day's communion with God in these days of his affliction, but of late hath had strange apparitions, which I wrote from his own mouth, and sent them to my own son in the parish of Paisley, to whom I wrote to give them to you; and when you have read them, send me your mind about them. I add no more at present .'. It seems that John Potter saw apparitions in October, November, and December 1729, and again on 9th January and 20th January 1730. This latter episode involved a fleet of ships off Kintyre. 'It was told by a Voice, that the Isle betwixt Kintyre and Carrick should be as full of ships, as the trees in the wood; which should occasion much blood, both in the East and West of Scotland, particularly in the South of Carrick .'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vindiciae arboris genealogicae augustae gentis Carolino-Boicae, contra sistema authoris geneographi, qui in arbore genealogica ante paucos annos cupro incisa serenissimorum Bojorum principum fundatorem ponit Luitpoldum, et abrupta penitus arbore, negat Carolum Magnum . . .

      Monachii [Munich]: Typis Mariæ Magdalenæ Riedlin, 1730. First Edition. Full Leather. First Edition of an important genealogical work dedicated to Prince-Elector Charles Albert (later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII), tracing the descent of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria to Charlemagne. Two volumes in one. Folio; [20], 82; 192; [12], 326, [28]pp, with a double-page engraved map of the Danube basin (signed by Georg Baptista Steinberger), allegorical frontispiece (signed by Hieronymus Sperling); engraved genealogical table (signed Joh. Christoph Steinberger), full-page coat-of-arms, the Wittelsbach genealogical tree, and two engravings (the second double-page) after medieval panels depicting Duke Arnulf the Bad. Firmly bound in contemporary sheep (boards with light wear only), the spine divided by five raised bands into six compartment richly gilt (now faded), with a vellum lettering piece titled in gilt. Magnificently printed on bright, spotless paper of very high rag content, in a handsome Roman typeface, with occasional passages in old Gothic black letter. OCLC Number: 7382795 A history and genealogy of the great Wittlesbach dynasty, which ruled much of Europe during the Middle Ages. They comprised numerous aristocrats of Medieval Europe, including two Holy Roman emperors, as well as margraves, counts, dukes and kings, making this work, in effect, an excursion through much of medieval Europe.

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        Novum Teatamentum Graecum Germanice Illustratum Oder Das Griechische Neue testament mit Teutschen Noten.

      Halle, 1730. 1118 pages pp. With Grec and german text, with note inside boards. Bound in a contemporary full calf with raised bands and rich golddecoration on spine, With wear to binding , small piece missing at the lower edge of spine, ca. 1Cm2. 17051201

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        PROSPECT und GRUND-RISS der KAYSERL. RESIDENZ-STADT WIEN".

      - Kupferstich-Plan und Ansicht von von J. B. Homann, Nürnberg um 1730, altkoloriert. Ca. 49 x 57 cm. Großartiger Plan von Wien mit einigen Vororten und sämtlichen Festungswerken, darunter eine große Ansicht (ca.10 x 32 cm), flankiert von allegor. Figuren. Sehr dekoratives Blatt.

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        Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Amours of William Congreve, Esq; Interspersed with Miscellaneous Essays, Letters and Characters, Written by Him. Also, Some very Curious Memoirs of Dr. Dryden and his Family, with a Character of Him and his Writings, by Mr. Congreve. Compiled from their Respective Originals by Charles Wilson Esq. [pseud].

      London: Printed [for Edmund Curll] in the Year 1730. 8vo, contemporary paneled calf rebacked, maroon leather label, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Frontis portrait. 16-page publisher's catalogue for H. Curll. ¶ The first attempt at a biography of playwright and author William Congreve (1670-1729), attributed by Ralph Straus in The Unspeakable Curll, to historian and dramatist John Oldmixon, a regular contributor to Curll's publications. The Memoirs are part factual, part spurious and part scandalous. Included is a copy of Congreve's will, numerous inaccurate facts about his affairs, a reprinting of his novel Incognita, accounts of Dryden's family and funeral by a Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas ("Corinna") and a lewd affidavit about four ladies which has no connection to Congreve or Dryden. There are also unrelated attacks on Pope and John Dennis. When news got out about Curll's intention to publish the first memoir of the great Congreve, efforts were made, to no avail, to suppress its publication. The "H. Curll" name in the advertisements is for Henry Curll, Edmund's son, who took over the business when his father was serving time in prison for libel. Contemporary bookplate on the front paste-down of Robert Lord Clive. Edges rubbed; two abrasions on the front free endpaper; very good copy. Rare.

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        The trade and navigation of Great-Britain considered: shewing that the surest way for a nation to increase in riches, is to prevent the importation of such foreign commodities as may be rais'd at home. That this Kingdom is capable of raising within itself, and its colonies, materials for employing all our poor in those manufactures, which we now import from such of our neighbours who refuse the admission of ours. Some account of the commodities each country we trade with takes from us, and what we take from them; with observations on the balance. The second edition.

      London: printed by Sam. Buckley 1730 - 8vo., (18) + 147 + (1)pp., the endpapers defective, contemporary calf, spine gilt with raised bands, wanting label, small loss to leather on lower cover, but still a very good crisp copy. Goldsmiths 6736. Kress 3870. Hanson 3901n. Sabin 26827. First published in 1729, editions were issued right up to 1767. It was, according to Anderson, in his History of Commerce,> 'a small but excellent treatise'. Joshua Gee (1667-1730), a wealthy London merchant in silk, iron, and other commodities, and an adviser to the Board of Trade and Plantations, was a Quaker, a friend of William Penn, and one of the original mortgagees of Pennsylvania. In 1720 he became a founding partner of the Principio Company, a joint-stock company producing iron in Maryland for use in British industry. The trade and navigation of Great-Britain considered> illustrates the author's strong protectionist tendencies. It includes brief sections on trade with several of the American colonies as well as with the West Indian tobacco and sugar plantations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUGSBURG. - Frauentor., "Prospect von der Mitternächtigen Seite der Dom=Kirche gegen unser Frauen Thor". Blick die belebte Straße entlang mit umliegenden Gebäuden.

      Kupferstich von und nach Carl Remshart bei Johann Friedrich Probst Erben und Jeremias Wolff, um 1730, 21,5 x 38,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Vorallem in den Rändern leicht angestaubt und minimal fleckig. BAYERN, Schwaben

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        AUGSBURG. - Gögginger Tor., "Gögginger Thor und Herrn von Schnurbeins Garten bey Augspurg". Blick über den Garten, links das Gögginger Tor, im Vordergrund Spaziergänger.

      Kupferstich nach Christian Schumann bei Jeremias Wolff Erben, um 1730, 18 x 29 cm. Schefold 43975 und Schefold, Augsburg Zyklen, S. 186. - Sauber und frisch erhalten. Sehr selten. BAYERN, Militaria, Schwaben

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        AUGSBURG. - Frauentor. "Prospect von der Mitternächtigen Seite der Dom=Kirche gegen unser Frauen Thor". Blick die belebte Straße entlang mit umliegenden Gebäuden.

      - Kupferstich von und nach Carl Remshart bei Johann Friedrich Probst Erben und Jeremias Wolff, um 1730, 21,5 x 38,5 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Vorallem in den Rändern leicht angestaubt und minimal fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        AUGSBURG. - Gögginger Tor. "Gögginger Thor und Herrn von Schnurbeins Garten bey Augspurg". Blick über den Garten, links das Gögginger Tor, im Vordergrund Spaziergänger.

      - Kupferstich nach Christian Schumann bei Jeremias Wolff Erben, um 1730, 18 x 29 cm. Schefold 43975 und Schefold, Augsburg Zyklen, S. 186. - Sauber und frisch erhalten. Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Tabula Frisiae Orientalis.

      - Altcolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Christoph Homann, dat. 1730, 48,5 x 58 cm Zeigt das nordöstliche Niedersachsen mit den Ostfriesischen Inseln. Oben links Grundrissplan von Emden, oben rechts von Aurich. Unten rechts kleine Deteilkarte von Emden und unten links Titelkartousche. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        An album of 21 sheets of cut-outs with about 450 counted pieces and 10 full engraved sheets (of which two are double), signed by Mart. Engelbrecht ex. and Cum Pr.S.C. Maj.

      [Nürnberg, the author, 1730-1740]. 4to (size 33.0 x 22.0 cm). 19th century pictorial boards in recent green cloth clamshell box.= Martin Engelbrecht (1684-1756) and his brother Christian were successful German illustrators and engravers from the Augsburg School at the beginning of the 18th century. Martin Engelbrecht was probably the first to create cards specially designed for miniature theaters, portable dioramas that became highly successful in the second half of the 18th and early part of the 19th centuries, before being replaced by the magic lantern, home film and video, the dvd, etc. Engelbrecht devoted entire series of these illustrations to the Italian theater. They were, however, also used in scrapbooks, as is done here. It is rare to see so many of his engravings combined. Some show people (some as caricatures, with larger heads), others are very accurate images of wild and domestic animals, garden objects, scenery, etc. Many are simply placed thematically together, but others are used to create whole page scenes. A few are not cut out, but occupy a whole frame (about 24 x 16 cm). The majority are hand-colouring, others are sepia-tinted. The album is signed on the title page: Sermensan Lainée 1797. Leaves uncut. 11 blank leaves present in the rear. Paper strong and clean. Printing and colouring bright and contemporary. A unique item.

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