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         Schwäbische Chronick, Worinnen zu finden ist, was sich von Erschaffung der Welt an biß auf das Jahr 1596. in Schwaben, denen benachbarten Gegenden, auch vieler anderer Orten, zugetragen ... Aus dem Lateinischen erstmals übersetzt, und mit einer Continuation vom Jahr 1596. biß 1733. auch einem Vollständigen Register versehen ... Ausgefertiget von Johann Jacob Moser.

      Frankfurt, Metzler und Erhard 1733. 2 Bände. 9 Bll., 912 S., Sp. 913 - 920, S. 921 - 963 S.; 1 Bl., 738, 81 (recte 95) S., 43 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 36 x 23 cm. Graesse II, 305; Brunet VI, 26586; ADB IV, 633; Heyd 112. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1595 in lateinischer Sprache erschienenen Chronik, \"eine überaus reichhaltige Chronik Schwabens .. die eine Hauptquelle für die Schwäbische Geschichte, besonders für das 16. Jahrhundert ist\" (ADB). - In vorliegender Übersetzung, die laut Wegele nicht von Moser selbst stammt, ist außer Mosers Continuation dessen Bibliotheca scriptorum de rebus Suevicis als wahrscheinlich erste Regionalbiographie dieser Art bemerkenswert. - Einbände etwas angestaubt und leicht fleckig. Gutes Exemplar! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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         Aureum vellus oder Güldenes Vließ] Ehrd De Naxagoras, Joh. Equit. Roman. aurat. ac Sacri Palat. & Aulæ Later. Comitis Aureum Vellus, Oder Güldenes Vließ. Das ist, Ein Tractat, welcher darstellet den Grund und Ursprung des uhralten güldenen Vließes, worinnen dasselbe ehemals bestanden [.] was vor eine gefährliche weite Reise deswegen angestellet worden, und von weme, auch wie es endlich zu einer allerhöchsten Ritter-Orden gediehen [.] Editio Secunda. Cum Supplemento Aurei Velleris vermehret. (2. Aufl.)

      Franckfurt am Mayn, bey Stocks seel. Erben und Schilling, 1733. - eingefalteter doppelblattgroßer Titel in Rot u. Schwarz, 384, 320, 62 S. mit 1 Falttaf., Kl.-8°, Pergament d. Zt. mit Rückenschild Brüning 4173; Ferguson II, 128; Caillet 7936; Rosenthal 628; Vgl. Duveen 426 (EA 1731); Kopp II, 214-218 (ausführlich zum Werk u. Verfasser). - Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist erstmals um das Supplement von 62 Seiten vermehrt. Der Autor (die Auflösung des Pseudonyms als Johann Neithold oder Neidhold ist umstritten) wurde bei den Deutschen Alchemisten des 18. Jh. als vermeintlicher Kenner hermetischer Geheimnisse geschätzt u. man arbeitete auch in später Zeit nach seinen Vorgaben (vgl. Kopp). - Einband leicht fleckig; Seiten tlw. etwas braunfleckig; Zwischentitel mit kl. Papierergänzung am Rand, sonst ein gutes u. schönes Expl.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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         De Palingenesia veterum seu Metempsychosi sic dicta Pythagorica Libri III. Quibus num Pythagoras Animarum humanarum de corpore uno in aliud corpus crassum vel Hominis vel Bruti Atque hinc et Carnibus et Fabis abstinuisse

      Amsterdam, Henricum Vieroot, 1733. - in-4. 16ff. 514pp. 14ff. Plein parchemin, dos lisse avec titre doré (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de cet ouvrage consacré aux doctrines sur la tranmigration des âmes ou métempsychose, élaborées par les Egyptiens, les Druides, les Perses, les Indous et surtout par les Grecs à travers les thèses et l'enseignement du philosophe et matématicien Pythagore. Willem van Irhoven (1698-1760), né à Kessel, étudia à Leyde et devint professeur à Utrecht. il décrit les croyances complexes de l'Ecole de Pythagore où se mêlaient les dogmes orphiques, les traditions orientales et le sabéisme chaldéen. Il traite également du régime alimentaire végétarien ou "diète pythagoricienne" pratiqué par l'Ecole, qui excluait la consommation de viande. Curieux exemplaire dont une page de garde comporte, collée, une grande étiquette imprimée contenant un texte redigé en latin établissant un code pour le bon usage des livres empruntés. Elle a été imprimée vers le milieu du XVIIIs. mesure 15 cm. X 10cm., et porte le titre suivant : "Leges, voluminas ex Bibliotheca nostra commodato accepta, lecturis. Secundum auspicia lata Lictor Lege agito in Legirupionem. Mas vel Foemina fuas, hac tibi lege, Codicis istius usum, non interdicimus". Ce titre est suivi de 15 commandements adressés au lecteur ayant emprunté le livre, et d'où l'humour n'est parfois pas absent. Voici la traduction de quelques unes d'entre elles : n'emporte pas le livre comme si c'était une propriété; ne l'offense pas avec des annotations; ne le déchire ni ne le perfore, ce n'est pas un ennemi; ne le froisse pas; ne le prête pas, ouvertement ou en cachette; éloigne-le de l'eau, de l'huile, du feu, de la saleté; fais fuir les petits voleurs, la souris, la mite, la mouche; une fois lu ne consens pas qu'il reste longtemps avec toi; rends-le en bon état, comme tu l'as pris, etc. A la fin du texte se trouve indiqué le nom du propriétaire du volume : Thomas Vargas Macciucca, duc et chevalier de l'Ordre de Malte. L'idée originale de ces exhortations est due au savant espagnol Manuel Marti (Oropesa, 1663 - Alicante, 1737), bibliothécaire du duc de Medinaceli et bibliophile. Dans une lettre datée de 1723 adressée à son ami l'érudit Mayans y Ciscar, Marti lui communiquait le texte qu'il avait conçu "ad librorum conservationem" et que la présente étiquette reproduit fidèlement avec, comme seule différence, le nom de Thomas Vargas Macciucca remplaçant celui de Manuel Marti. Cette rarissime étiquette tend à prouver que l'initiative de Manuel Marti fut adoptée par certains collectionneurs ou bibliothécaires de son temps, qui reprirent a leur compte son texte en le faisant simplement suivre de leur propre nom. Bel exemplaire. Caillet, 5418: "Un des livres les plus documentés sur la Metempsychose". Sur l'étiquette apposée au début du volume, cf. "Correspondencia de Don Gregorio Mayans con Don Manuel Marti, Dean de Alicante, Parte I, Carta n. 31" in: Gregorio Mayans Epistolario, volumen III). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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         The Life and Genuine Character of Doctor Swift. Written by himself.

      J. Roberts. 1733 19, [1]pp. Folio. Half title. Disbound.ESTC T40927. Teerink 727, Foxon S884. First edition of Swift's 'autobiography' in verse. Dedicated by the publisher to Pope. Foxon S884, suggesting Pope might in fact be the author. The poem concludes: 'Then, since you dread not further lashes, You freely may forgive his ashes'.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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         Schwäbische Chronick, Worinnen zu finden ist, was sich von Erschaffung der Welt an biß auf das Jahr 1596. in Schwaben, denen benachbarten Gegenden, auch vieler anderer Orten, zugetragen . Aus dem Lateinischen erstmals übersetzt, und mit einer Continuation vom Jahr 1596. biß 1733. auch einem Vollständigen Register versehen . Ausgefertiget von Johann Jacob Moser.

      Frankfurt, Metzler und Erhard 1733. - 2 Bände. 9 Bll., 912 S., Sp. 913 - 920, S. 921 - 963 S.; 1 Bl., 738, 81 (recte 95) S., 43 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 36 x 23 cm. Graesse II, 305; Brunet VI, 26586; ADB IV, 633; Heyd 112. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1595 in lateinischer Sprache erschienenen Chronik, "eine überaus reichhaltige Chronik Schwabens . die eine Hauptquelle für die Schwäbische Geschichte, besonders für das 16. Jahrhundert ist" (ADB). - In vorliegender Übersetzung, die laut Wegele nicht von Moser selbst stammt, ist außer Mosers Continuation dessen Bibliotheca scriptorum de rebus Suevicis als wahrscheinlich erste Regionalbiographie dieser Art bemerkenswert. - Einbände etwas angestaubt und leicht fleckig. Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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         Neuester und exacter Plan und Prospect von der Stadt, Vestung, Bay und Fortifikation von Gibraltar.

      Artist: Homann Erben (d) ; issued in: Nuremberg; date: (d)1733 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 59; - description: Map shows Gibraltar in 4 different views.; - vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known as Homann Erben, Homanniani Heredes, or Heritiers de Homann abroad.

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         THE CRYES OF THE CITY OF LONDON DRAWNE AFTER THE LIFE In 74 Copper Plates. (The Cries of London)

      Henry Overton, London 1733 - Seventy-four Numbered Drawings including 2 title pages. Each plate is a copper engraving of a London character, many are peddlers plying their trade, primarily on London's streets. Each of the pages was excised from the original page and archivally tipped on tan laid paper. Handsomely bound in appropriate 3/4 Red Morocco, Black & Gilt Labels, Tan Cloth Sides.FINE. The 2 title pages are foxed, most images are without flaws, some with occasional small spots. Each caption is in English, French & Italian. Plate 2 has no caption. The plates are signed MLauron delin: P. Tempest exc. Two of the plates are signed by Savage (1683-1701), the rest are probably engraved by him though sometimes the engravings are attributed to Tempest or Laroon. The variant spellings of the artist MLauron (1653-1702) are Mauron, Lauron & Laroon. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Store at Depot Square]
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         The Book of Common Prayer,

      Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the University,, 1733. And Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. Tall octavo (260 x 200 mm). Contemporary black morocco, raised bands to spine, elaborately panelled in gilt, covers tooled in gilt with double gilt fillet border and three panels, outer panel triple-ruled with stylised plants at each corner and at centre of each side, a second panel of repeated dots, inner triple-ruled panel with floral tooling to inside edge, board edges gilt, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Ownership inscriptions, tipped-in telegram, and tipped-in newspaper clippings to prelims. Wear to spine and extremities, boards a little bowed, toning and foxing to text block. A very good copy. A handsomely bound Georgian-era copy of the Book of Common Prayer.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches.

      Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the University, 1733 - Tall octavo (260 x 200 mm). Contemporary black morocco, raised bands to spine, elaborately panelled in gilt, covers tooled in gilt with double gilt fillet border and three panels, outer panel triple-ruled with stylised plants at each corner and at centre of each side, a second panel of repeated dots, inner triple-ruled panel with floral tooling to inside edge, board edges gilt, turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Ownership inscriptions, tipped-in telegram, and tipped-in newspaper clippings to prelims. Wear to spine and extremities, boards a little bowed, toning and foxing to text block. A very good copy. A handsomely bound Georgian-era copy of the Book of Common Prayer.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         Philosophisches Lexicon. (.). Mit nöthigen Registern versehen und herausgegeben. Zweyte verbesserte und mit denen Leben alter und neuer Philosophen vermehrte Auflage.

      Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1733. - 17 nn. Bl., 3048 Spalten, 43 nn. Bl., 172 Spalten. Mit gest. Frontispiz (Titelporträt); Titelei in Rot und Schwarz. 8° (21,5 x 13 cm). Pergament d. Z. mit hs. Rückentitel und dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Einband etwas fleckig und gebräunt; etwas knapp beschnitten; Besitzvermerke auf Spiegel (getilgt) und Vorsatz ("A. Lieberknecht Pastor Danzig 1874"). Hauptwerk (4 Auflagen im 18. Jhdt) des protestantischen Theologen und Professors in Jena J. G. Walch (1693-1775), beeinflußt von seinem Schwiegervater Buddaeus und Christian Wolff. Vgl. Ziegenfuß II, 824f. DE

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg]
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         Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera.

      London: John Pine, , 1733–37. 2 volumes, octavo (227 × 138 mm). Contemporary red morocco, raised bands to spines, tooled and lettered in gilt, covers tooled with a wide gilt floral roll border, board edges and turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, silk page markers, edges gilt. Without the List of Antiquities in Vol. I, as often; engraved text and illustrations throughout. Covers slightly marked, a little wear to joints and extremities, occasional toning to text block, loss to leather and board of fore edge of rear board of vol. 1, damp stain to top edge of text block of vol. 2, not affecting text, black mark to top of spine vol. 2. A very good copy, richly bound. First edition, second issue, as per issue points according to Rothschild. A tour-de-force of bookmaking, Pine's Horace is entirely engraved, both text and illustration, and liberally supplied with initials, head- and tailpieces and vignettes. "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant of English eighteenth-century books in which text and illustrations alike are entirely engraved" (Ray p. 3). The subscriber list in volume 1 lists Frederick, Prince of Wales, William, Duke of Cumberland, and William IV, Prince of Orange, alongside subscribers from Great Britain, Paris, Amsterdam and Vienna. That of volume 2 is a testament to the work's growing popularity and includes George II of Great Britain, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and Louis XV of France amongst other leading figures of Europe. In total, more than 1,000 people subscribed to this edition.

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         Schwäbische Chronick, Worinnen zu finden ist, was sich von Erschaffung der Welt an biß auf das Jahr 1596. in Schwaben, denen benachbarten Gegenden, auch vieler anderer Orten, zugetragen ... Aus dem Lateinischen erstmals übersetzt, und mit einer Continuation vom Jahr 1596. biß 1733. auch einem Vollständigen Register versehen ... Ausgefertiget von Johann Jacob Moser.

      Frankfurt, Metzler und Erhard 1733.. 2 Bände. 9 Bll., 912 S., Sp. 913 - 920, S. 921 - 963 S.; 1 Bl., 738, 81 (recte 95) S., 43 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 36 x 23 cm. Graesse II, 305; Brunet VI, 26586; ADB IV, 633; Heyd 112. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1595 in lateinischer Sprache erschienenen Chronik, "eine überaus reichhaltige Chronik Schwabens .. die eine Hauptquelle für die Schwäbische Geschichte, besonders für das 16. Jahrhundert ist" (ADB). - In vorliegender Übersetzung, die laut Wegele nicht von Moser selbst stammt, ist außer Mosers Continuation dessen Bibliotheca scriptorum de rebus Suevicis als wahrscheinlich erste Regionalbiographie dieser Art bemerkenswert. - Einbände etwas angestaubt und leicht fleckig. Gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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         Africa Portuguesa

      Tomo Unico [with] Imperio de la China [with] Retrato de Manuel de Faria y Sousa. First edition. Small folio. Later quarter morocco, sunned. [vi], 207, [11]index, xviii, 252, [xvi], 103pp. Lisbon, 1681, 1731,

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         Ecole de Cavalerie contenant la Connoissance, l'Instruction, et la Conservation du Cheval

      Jacques Collombat, Paris (1733) - Jacques Collombat, Paris, 1733. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Halbleder - Einband der Zeit auf 6 Bünden, mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Ecken und Kanten berieben. (s. Foto). Eckausriss unten rechts. [first folio edition]/ 1731. Folio, [viii], 276, [8] pages with several large vignettes and 8 full-page illustrations plus a frontispiece and 14 plates (4 folding). 276 Seiten plus Index. Wenn Sie Interesse an dem Buch haben, können Sie mir gerne auch einen Preisvorschlag machen. Danke Sprache: fra [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ekkehard Schilling]
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         Deutsches Theatrum Chemicum. I., II. und III. Theil [kmpl.]. Auf welchem der berühmtesten Philosophen und Alchymisten Schrifften, Die von dem Stein der Weisen, von Verwandlung der schlechten Metalle in bessere, von Kräutern, von Thieren, von Gesund- und Sauer-Brunnen, von warmen Bädern, von herrlichen Artzneyen und von andern grossen Geheimnüssen der Natur handeln, welche bißhero entweder niemals gedruckt, oder doch sonsten sehr rar worden sind. Vorgestellet werden durch Friedrich Roth-Scholtzen. Herrenstadio-Silesium. Einzige Ausg.

      Nürnberg, bey Adam Jonathan Feißeckern, 1728-1733. - (I) 2 Bll., 26 S., mit gest. Frontispiz; 1 Bl., 680 S., mit 3 Taf. (Prager Medaillien); 1 Taf. (Raphaim Vorbothe der am Himmel der Weisen hervorbrechenden Morgenröthe); 5 Taf. (zu Basilius Valentinus); 32 S.; 350 S., mit Textholzschnitten u. Vignetten [es fehlt eine Falttaf.] / (II) 22 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. 1 Textkupfer; 935 S., mit 2 Taf. (eine gefaltet), Textholzschnitten u. Vignetten. / (III) 46 S., mit gest. Frontispiz (John Dee) u. 1 Textholzschnitt; 960 S., mit 1 Taf. (Edward Kelly), zwei Textholzschnitten u. Vignetten, Kl.-8°, Halbpergament d. Zt. mit Rückentext (3 Bde.) Ferguson II,298ff (mit genauer Aufstellung der Schriften); Duveen 518; Caillet 9618; Mellon II,153; Neu 3566; Ferchl S.456; Kopp II,S.342; Schmieder S.517; Biedermann S.344ff. - Einzige Ausgabe der äußerst seltenen Sammlung. Enthält insgesamt 52 alchemistische u. rosenkreuzerische Abhandlungen, die tlw. vom Hrsg. Roth-Scholtz eingeleitet bzw. erläutert werden. Unter den Autoren Basilius Valentinus, Roger Bacon, Helvetius, Hautnorthon, Becher, Faber, Korndorffer, Rudolf, Sperber, Langelott, Alethophilus, Johann von Tetzen, Antonius de Abbatia, Edward Kelley, Thomas Vaughan sowie zahlreiche anonyme Traktate. Ein von Roth-Scholtz geplanter 4. Band kam nicht mehr zur Veröffentlichung. - Inhalt BAND I: Vorrede, 26 S. - (1) Joh. Franc. Buddei: Historisch- und Politische Untersuchung von der Alchemie, S.1-146. - (2) Georg Philipp Renters: Bericht von der Alchemie, S. 147-218. - (3) Wilhelm Freyh. von Schrödern: Nothwendiger Unterricht vom Goldmachen, S. 219-288. - (4) Treuhertzige Warnungs-Vermahnung [.] von einem Liebhaber der Wahrheit, S. 289-312. - (5) Leonhard Müllern: Gründlicher Bericht von der Generation und Geburt der Metallen, S. 313-330. - (6) Wahrhaffter und in der Natur gegründeter Bericht von der Generation und Regeneration der Metallen, S. 331-338. - (7) Josaphat Friedrich Hautnorthon: Dritter Anfang der Mineralischen Dinge, S. 339-390. - (8) Chrysogono de Puris: Das pontische Oder Mercurial-Wasser der Weisen, S. 391-414. - (9) Eugenii Philalethae: Die Wasser vom Aufgang, S. 415-480. - (10) Johannis Friderici Helvetii: Guldenes Kalb, S. 481-556. - (11) Johann Pordäsche: Philosophisch Sendschreiben vom rechten und wahren Steine der Weisen, S. 557-596. - (12) Johannis de Monte Raphaim: Vorbothe, der am Philosophischen Himmel hervor brechenden Morgen-Röthe, S. 597-637. - Register S. 638-652. - (13) Fr. Baslii Valentini: Triumph-Wagen des Antimonii, S. 653-680. - Vorrede S. 1-32. - Anmerkungen von Theodor Kerckring zum Triumph-Wagen des Antimonii, S. 1-330. - Register S. 331-350. --- BAND II: Vorrede, 22 S. - (14) Bened. Nicol. Petraei: Critique über die Alchymistischen Schrifften, S. 1-86. - (15) Bedencken über die Frage: Ob die Transmutatio Metallorum möglich?, S. 87-112. - (16) Responsum einer berühmten Juristen-Facultät, S. 113-118. - (17) Julii Sperbers: Isagoge, das ist Einleitung zur wahren Erkenntnüß des Drey-einigen Gottes und der Natur, S. 119-196. - (18) Pantaleonis Tumulus: Das eröffnete Hermetische Grab, S. 197-258. - (19) Pantaleonis: Alchimistische Prüffung, S. 259-312. - (20) Pantaleonis: Metallisches Zweyblat, S. 313-380. - (21) Joel Langelott: Send-Schreiben, S. 381-406. - (22) Johann Heinrich Rudloff: Gründlicher Unterricht worinnen die Amalgamatio bestehe, S. 407-430. - (23) Ders: Extra-Ordinair Bergwerck, S. 431-498. - (24) Johannis Garlandii: Compendium Alchimiae, S. 499-530. - (25) Tabula Smaragdina Hermetis, S. 531-532. - (26) M. Arnoldi de Villanova: Erklärung über den Commentarium Hortulani, S. 533-550. - (27) Send-Schreiben von der Vortrefflichkeit der Chymischen oder vielmehr Philosophischen Schrifften des hochberühmten Petri Joh. Fabri, S. 551-566. - (28) Bartholomäi Korndorffer: Beschreibung wie die Edelgesteine, S. 567-618. - (29) Joh. Joachim Becher: Oedipus Chymicus, Oder Chymischer Rätseldeuter, S. 619-822. - (30) Johannes d'Espagnet: Das geheime Werck der Hermetischen Philosophie, S. 823-912. - Register, S. 91

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         ECOLE DE CAVALERIE CONTENANT LA CONNAISSANCE, L'INSTRUCTION ET LA CONSERVATION DU CHEVAL

      Paris: Jacques Collombat, 1733. (8), 276, (8) pp. large folio (435*290 mm.) in fours. Engraved frontispiece, 15 plates (of which 4 folding). Additional (included in the collation) 8 full page plates; 4 large engraved headpieces. With Privilege du Roi dated 1729 and Approbation dated 1733. Contemporary calf with gilt title (in red morocco letterpiece) and rich decoration on spine. Gilt dentelles on edges and their inside. Edges stained red. Contemporary marbled endpapers. Some very incidental foxing. Expertly repaired tear in title and one plate. The engravings are very clean and clear and evidently drawn from quite fresh plates. Dentelles on edges worn however not the insides. Head and tail of spine and corners expertly repaired using calf (restoration report in Dutch dated 1998 and 4 pictures of preceeding condition laid in). Unidentified bookplate and label of Stockholm antiquarian bookseller on fpep. Rare first edition of Robichon de la Guérinière's influential Ecole de Cavalerie. The author was the leading riding master of the eighteenth century: his Ecole de Cavalerie became the definitive work on the principles of horsemanship in which he explained how a horse could be trained without force - the fundamental precept of modern dressage. The School of Versailles was the name given to this French innovative court of equitation. The masters, who were known as ecuyer du roi, published many great works. Of all these masters, the most notable was Francois Robichon de la Gueriniere (1688-1751) His rank (ecuyer du roi) is indicated on title. Known as the father of classical riding, Robichon perfected gymnastic exercises that strengthened and enhanced the natural paces. He developed the ultimate 'suppling' exercise - the 'shoulder-in' - as well as many of the school exercises practiced today. The soundness of his treatise is evidenced by the fact that it is still the basic manual for the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, the most distinguished establishment of classical riding art in present times. 1st folio edition. Mennessier de la Lance II p. 27, who also mentions earlier 16mo editions of the text only. Taking into account the 1729 privilège, those were possibly prepared for the use of students of the riding school awaiting the 1733 edition. Maybe the 1729-33 delay is just due to financing problems for this quite costly edition. Quite popular in France, BNF and CCFR have 72 copies in all. 1 copy in NCC (Maastricht). 3 copies in COPAC (BL, Wellcome and Manchester). Only 1 copy in KvK (Halle).. First Edition.

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         Antique Map-CEYLON-INDIA-SRI LANKA-MALABAR-COROMANDEL-Homann Heirs-1733

      - Antique Map, titled: 'Peninsula Indiae citra Gangem, hoc est Orae Celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel. Cum adjacente Insula non minus celebratissima Ceylon ( ).' - This map covers the subcontinent roughly from Bombay south to Cape Comorin and includes all of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Homan offers good detail along the coast naming numerous ports and, where appropriate, appending either an English, French, Danish, Dutch or Portuguese flag to indicate the European power laying claim to that port. The interior is more vague, though many of the major caravan routes are noted, if only speculatively. There are numerous annotations in Latin throughout. Homann also identifies various battle sites associated with the southward progress of the Mughal Empire in 1707. When Homann drew this map, only Madras, Malabar, Ceylon, and the European ports remained independent of Mughal control. A large title cartouche depicting Indian traders and an elephant appears in the lower left quadrant. Engraving / etching with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Homann Heirs' after an anonymous artist. Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Homann Heirs'. Following the long period of Dutch domination, the Homann family became the most important map publishers in Germany in the eighteenth century, the business being founded by J.B. Homann in Nuremberg about the year 1702. Soon after publishing his first atlas in 1707 he became a member of the Berlin academy of Sciences and in 1715 he was appointed Geographer to the Emperor. After the founder's death in 1724, the firm was continued under the direction of his son until 1730 and was then bequeathed to his heirs on the condition that it trades under the name of Homann Heirs. The firm remained in being until the next century and had a wide influence on map publishing in Germany. Apart from the atlases the firm published a very large number of individual maps. The Homanns produced a Neuer Atlas in 1714, a Grosser Atlas in 1737, and an Atlas Maior with about 300 maps in 1780. They also issued a special Atlas of Germany with full sized plans of principal cities, school atlases and an Atlas of Silesia in 1750 with 20 maps. Condition: Good, given age. Damp stained top and bottom left. Some staining and light soiling in the margins. Small tear left edge near middle fold, barely extending into image; repaired. A few minor spots. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-P2-03 ISCRA The overall size is ca. 21.1 x 24.4 inch. The image size is ca. 19 x 21.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 53.5 x 62 cm. The image size is ca. 48.3 x 54.7 cm.

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         Histoire de l'Académie royale des sciences. Année 1730

      Chez Pierre Mortier 1733 - - Chez Pierre Mortier, A Amsterdam 1733, In-12 (10x17cm), (14) 194pp. (2) 328pp. et (2) 334-824p., 2 volumes reliés. - Edition illustrée de 22 planches pour le tome 1, 21 pour le tome 2, la plupart dépliantes, soit 41 planches. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison à la cire noire. Mors supérieur du tome 2 étroitement fendu. 2 trous de vers en queue. Frottements. Bon exemplaire. On retiendra dans chacune des sections mentionnées les articles remarquables suivants : Solution fort simple d'un problème astronomique d'où l'on tire une méthode nouvelle de déterminer les noeuds des planètes, par M. Godin. Methode pour trouver les Tautochrones, dans des milieux résistants, comme la quarré des vitesses, par M. Bernouilli. Examen des ligne du quatrième ordre, ou courbes du troisième genre, par l'abbé de Bragelongne. La courbe Descensus aequabilis dans un milieu résistant comme une puissance quelconque de la vitesse, par M. de Maupertuis. Méthode pour déterminer le sort de tant de joueurs que l'on voudra, par M. Nicole. Nouvelles propriétés de l'hyperbole, par M. Mahieu. Réflexions sur le mouvement des eaux, par M. Pitot. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Illustrated edition of 22 boards for volume 1, 21 for volume 2, most unfolding, or 41 boards. Title pages in red and black. Binding full brown marbled vintage calf. Back to nerves adorned. Title pieces in red morocco, and tomaison in black wax. Upper joint of volume 2 narrowly split. The following remarkable articles will be included in each of the sections mentioned: (14) 194pp. (2) 328pp. et (2) 334-824p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         On Poetry: a Rapsody

      J. Huggonson, [London] Printed at Dublin, and Re-printed at London 1733 - First edition. Engraved device on title and headpiece. 28 pp. Folio. 'All Human Race wou'd fain be Wits, / And Millions miss, for one that hits'. First edition of this satire on Grub Street hacks which culminates in an attack on Sir Robert Walpole. Despite the imprint, there is no known Dublin edition. Swift's friend, the poet Mary Barber, conveyed the manuscript, along with "Epistle to a Lady" and others, to Matthew Pilkington, who later betrayed Swift's authorship. The Walpole administration considered arresting Swift for libel for lines in this and the "Epistle" but refrained, "upon being told that an army of no less than ten thousand men would be necessary for the arrest of the Dean of Ireland." The Hayward copy (lent by Harold Williams) contains manuscript verses recorded by Sir Walter Scott that "ought to have been inserted ? if it had been safe to print them" Foxon S888; Hayward 153; Rogers 869; Rothschild 2147; Teerink 741; Williams II, 639 In later drab wrappers. Title and final leaf soiled, foxed and frayed at edges, with short repaired tears, marginal soiling to first few text leaves, "11 Jany. 1733/4" on title-page in contemporary hand (published 31 December 1733 according to Foxon), and correction in ink to misprint, p. 4, l. 5 Engraved device on title and headpiece. 28 pp. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Impertinent, or a Visit to the Court. A Satyr. By an Eminent Hand

      John Wileord [i.e Wilford], London 1733 - First edition. [3]-16 pp., lacking half-title. 4to. Imitation of Horace by Way of Donne. First edition of one of the rarest of Pope's works, an imitation of Donne's Satyre IV (c. 1597), itself a reworking of Horce's Satire 1.9 ("Ibam forte via sacra"). In Horace's poem the speaker is pestered by a man petitioning favors and can only break free when the man's adversary appears; both Pope and Donne change the location to the court. Pope's version contains a pointed attack on Walpole and was published anonymously and with the printer's name perhaps deliberately changed from Wilford to Wileord. Pope later acknowledged authorship by including the poem in his 1735 Works under the title "Fourth Satire of Dr. John Donne," and several unauthorized editions followed in 1737. The half-title is missing in most, though not all, recorded copies; Griffith notes a half-title is allowed for by the pagination, though it was lacking in both copies he cites. A clean, wide-margined copy. ESTC T5678; Foxon P898; Griffith 317; Keynes, Donne 112n Modern half calf and marbled boards, morocco title label on front cover [3]-16 pp., lacking half-title. 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Theatro Moral de la Vida Humana, en cien emblemas, con el Enchiridion de Epicteto y la Tabla de Cebes, Filosofo Platonico.

      En Amberes, por la Viuda de Henrico Verdussen, 1733. - 3 parties en 1 volume in-folio. 10ff. 207pp. + 27pp. + 4ff. 50pp. 1f. Plein veau raciné, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges, guirlandes dorées à motifs floraux entourant les plats (fraiche reliure de l'époque). Très belle impression anversoise, sur grand papier, de ce fameux livre d'emblèmes, par le peintre flamand Otto van Veen (1557-1629). Le "Theatro Moral de la Vida Humana" est une oeuvre chorale qui s'articule autour de l'ouvrage "Quinti Horati Flacci Emblemata" (1607), recueil de planches gravées par van Veen pour illustrer des fragments d'Horace choisis par ses soins. L'oeuvre originelle fut enrichie de traductions de notices du français Martin le Roy de Gomberville, ainsi que du "Tableau" de Cébès de Thèbes et du "Manuel" d'Epictète. Selon Palau, on doit probablement au traducteur espagnol d'Epictète le fantastique proême anonyme qui précède l'oeuvre de van Veen, et qui contient "des pages parmi les plus délicieuses écrites en langue castillane" (Palau), savoureuses confessions autobiographiques sur la vie de cour au 17e siècle. Chefs d'oeuvre du baroque flamand, chacune des cent superbes planches est accompagnée d'explications en prose, suivies de quelques vers latins d'Horace ou d'autres, en castillan. Beau portrait gravé de van Veen en frontispice. Page de titre imprimée à l'encre rouge et noire, avec vignette gravée. Initiales ornées à chaque page d'emblème. Une dizaine de planches furent autrefois coloriées. Un feuillet déchiré et réparé, sans manque. Spectaculaire ouvrage illustré, dans sa fraiche reliure de l'époque. Palau, 358578. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire de l'Académie royale des sciences. Traité physique et historique de l'aurore boréale. Année 1731

      Chez Pierre Mortier 1733 - - Chez Pierre Mortier, A Amsterdam 1733, In-12 (10x17cm), 3 volumes reliés. - Edition illustrée de 18 planches pour le tome 1, 17 pour le tome 2, la plupart dépliantes et 21 pour le tome 3, soit 46 planches. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Le traité de l'aurore boréale de Mairan occupe l'intégralité du premier tome de l'année 1731. Reliure en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison à la cire noire. Coiffes de tête des tomes I et III en partie élimées, avec un mors supérieur fendu en tête au tome I. Frottements. Le second tome ne possède pas de page de titre, et le relieur a tomé le volume I au lieu de II. 5 coins émoussés. Bon exemplaire. On retiendra dans chacune des sections mentionnées les articles remarquables suivants : Examen des lignes du quatrième ordre, par l'abbé de Bragelongne. Sur la séparation des indéterminées dans les équations différentielles, par M. de Maupertuis. Sur les section conique par M. Nicole. Nouvelle manière de trouver les formules des centres de gravité, par M. Clairaut. Expériences sur les scorpions, par M. de Maupertuis. Sur une nouvelle manière de considérere les sections conique, mar M. De la Condamine. Problème astronomique par M. de Maupertuis. Sur une nouvelle espèce de végétation métallique par M. de la Condamine. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Illustrated edition of 18 boards for volume 1, 17 for volume 2, most leaflets and 21 for volume 3, 46 boards. Title pages in red and black. Binding full brown marbled vintage calf. Back to nerves adorned. Title pieces in red morocco, and tomaison in black wax. Upper joint of volume 2 narrowly split. 2 holes of verse in tail. Friction. Good copy. The following remarkable articles will be included in each of the sections mentioned: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire de l'Académie royale des sciences. Année 1729

      Chez Pierre Mortier 1733 - - Chez Pierre Mortier, à Amsterdam 1733, In-12 (10x17cm), (12) 164pp. ; 256pp. et 259-597p., 2 volumes reliés. - Un frontispice et une vignette de titre au tome 1. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. 16 planches au tome 1, 11 au tome II, la plupart dépliantes. Reliures en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison à la cire noire. 3 coins émoussés. Frottements. Trace de brûlure et accroc sur le plat supérieur du tome I. Mors inférieur du tome 2 ouvert en queue. Bon exemplaire. On retiendra dans chacune des sections mentionnées les articles remarquables suivants : Observation de l'éclipse totale de lune du 13 février 1729 par M. Cassini ; par Godin ; par Louville. Mémoire sur le calcul analytique & indéfini des angles des triangles rectilignes & sphériques. par M. de Lagny. Examen du vignaigre concentré par la gelée par M. Geoffroy le cadet. Sur la théorie des mouvements variés, par M. le chevalier de Louville. Sur quelques affections des courbes, par M. de Maupertuis. Second mémoire sur la porcelaine, par M. de Réaumur. Comparaison entre quelques machines mues par les courants des fluides, par M. Pitot. De la comète du mois de juillet 1729, Par M. Cassini. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] A frontispiece and a title sticker in Volume 1. Title pages in red and black. 16 plates in volume 1, 11 in volume II. Binders full marbled vintage brown calfskin. Back with ornate nerves. Title pieces in red morocco, and tomaison in black wax. 3 blunt corners. Friction. Trace of burning and snag on the top plate of Volume I. Good copy. The following remarkable articles are to be found in each of the sections mentioned: Observation of the total lunar eclipse of February 13, 1729 by M. Cassini; by Godin; by Louville. Memory on the analytical and indefinite calculation of the angles of the rectilinear and spherical triangles . by M. de Lagny. Examination of vinegar concentrated by frost by Mr. Geoffroy the youngest. On the theory of varied movements, by the Chevalier de Louville. On some affections of the curves, by M. de Maupertuis. Second memory on porcelain, by M. de Reaumur. Comparison between some machines moved by fluid currents, by M. Pitot. From the comet of July 1729, by M. Cassini. (12) 164pp. ; 256pp. et 259-597p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         On Poetry: a Rapsody

      "Printed at Dublin, and Re-printed at London: And sold by J. Huggsonson" 1733 - Woodcut device to title and woodcut head- and tail-piece Folio Some foxing and soiling and a little wear to the text, still a very nice copy. The Lord Esher copy with the Oliver Brett armorial bookplate Teerink 741; Rothschild 2147 No earlier Dublin edition is known. Fine full modern panelled calf gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled end-papers, spine with morocco label, in book-form box, by Newbold & Collins, Sydney [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Life and Genuine Character of Doctor Swift. Written by Himself

      [Benjamin Motte for] J. Roberts, London 1733 - First edition. Engraved device on title, engraved headpieces. 19, [1] pp., with half-title. Folio. "Nearly as much mystification surrounds the publication of the poems as its authorship" (Foxon)"This poem is included in the Swift canon, partly on the evidence of Mrs. Letitia Pilkington who, in her Memoirs, claimed that her husband, Matthew Pilkington, had negotiated its publication on Swift's behalf, and partly on internal evidence. Swift himself denied authorship ?" (Rothschild). The poem bears resemblance to Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift (1739), in which Swift similarly treats Rochefoucauld's maxim ("He says, 'Whenever Fortune sends / Disaster, to our Dearest Friends, / Although, we outwardly may Grieve, / We oft, are Laughing in our Sleeve"). With a dedication by the printer - signing as "L.M." - to Alexander Pope, whom Foxon suggests as a possible author of the poem. Foxon S884; Teerink 727; Rogers 844; Rothschild 2143; Williams II, p. 541 Modern marbled wrappers. Leaves extended at inner margins, light creasing, soiling to verso of final leaf Engraved device on title, engraved headpieces. 19, [1] pp., with half-title. Folio [Attributes: First Edition]

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         OPERA

      John Pine 1733-37, London - 228 x146 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). Two volumes. Edited by John Pine. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). FINE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, covers with triple-fillet border, smooth spines in compartments with central floral sprig surrounded by small tools, volute cornerpieces, two dark green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, THE TEXT EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH ROCOCO DECORATION including headpieces and tailpieces, initials, and numerous vignettes and large illustrations, 10 of them full-page. With the subscriber list. Cohen-de Ricci 497; Rothschild 1548; Schweiger II, 408; Dibdin II, 108; Brueggemann, p. 585; Graesse III, 354; Brunet III, 320. Faint soiling and spotting to covers, otherwise A SUPERB SET, clean, bright, and fresh internally, and in virtually unworn bindings. This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain. This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II).

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         An Essay on Man. Address'd to a Friend. Part I. [Bound with:] An Essay on Man. In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II [And:] Epistle III [And:] Epistle IV

      printed for J. Wilford, London 1733 - First edition, first issue of all four parts. Ornaments on title pages, decorative head and tail pieces. 19, [1]; [2], 18; 20; [4], 18, [2] pp. Half-titles parts 2 & 3 (none issued parts 1 & 4). Folio (337 x 213 mm). A fine copy with wide margins of Pope's philosophical verse essay. All four parts in first printings, with the following salient points as per Foxon: Part I with 19 pages properly numbered; Part II with lines numbered; Part III with note on last page in two lines. There was only one early folio printing of Part IV, as seen here. Foxon P822, P833, P840 & P845; Griffith 294, 300, 308 & 331; Grolier English, 43 Modern morocco backed boards. In cloth chemise and slipcase. Small bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A few stray spots but fine Ornaments on title pages, decorative head and tail pieces. 19, [1]; [2], 18; 20; [4], 18, [2] pp. Half-titles parts 2 & 3 (none issued parts 1 & 4). Folio (337 x 213 mm) First edition, first issue of all four parts. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         TAFEREEL, OF BESCHRYVING VAN DEN PRACHTIGEN TEMPEL DEN ZANG-GODINNEN

      Amsterdam: Zacharias Chatelain, 1733. FIRST EDITION IN DUTCH. This Dutch retelling of classical myths from Ovid and other Roman authors is beautifully illustrated by the man Ray calls "the outstanding professional illustrator of the first third of the eighteenth century"; it is offered in a very pleasing binding incorporating tools from two Middelburg binders who apparently had a close working relationship. Jan Storm van Leeuwen suggests that Mandelgreen, who was not Dutch by birth, began his career in Middelburg with the Rosette Roll Bindery before going on to create bindings that were "among the most beautiful made in the Netherlands during the eighteenth century." Mandelgreen (d. 1758) was originally from Sweden, and Storm van Leeuwen believes he may have come to Holland via England, as his bindings show a definite English influence. The binding here is similar to those by the Rosette Roll Bindery pictured in Storm van Leeuwen L884 and fig. 237, large folio bindings that are "most elaborate, with varied marbling, three wide frames, corner tooling, and a large central block." Storm van Leeuwen notes that the bindery and Mandelgreen had a number of tools in common, and rolls associated with both workshops appear on our covers. Taught by his father, Etienne, our artist Picart (1673-1733) distinguished himself both as designer and engraver, executing a variety of different kinds of plates, mostly for books, in Paris and then Amsterdam. For this "Temple of the Muses" Picart was inspired by a "Temple des Muses" of 1655 with designs by Diepenbecke. The 60 plates illustrate ancient myths, the twisting figures framed by often-stormy landscapes, the scenes enclosed by lovely rococo borders that are superb examples of the style. This was one of Picart's final projects, and in it he combines the baroque style in which he was trained with elements from the emerging rococo school. Former owner Victor von Stedingk was apparently the distinguished military figure by that name (born in Stockholm in 1751 and died there in 1823) who was also a bibliophile with a library featuring fine bindings.. 472 x 302 mm. (18 1/2 x 11 3/4"). 4 p.l., XXVI, [2], 158, [4] pp. FIRST EDITION IN DUTCH. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY DUTCH MOTTLED PANELLED CALF, GILT, BY THE ROSETTE ROLL BINDERY AND SUENONIUS MANDELGREEN, covers with gilt roll frames and large oblique fleurons at corners, central lozenge, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with central star medallion enclosed by drawer handles and other ornaments, curling cornerpieces, maroon morocco label (short portions of joints apparently--and, if so, very expertly--repaired at top and bottom). Engraved title within architectural border, engraved vignette on letterpress title, and 60 FINE ENGRAVED PLATES BY PICART illustrating tales from classical mythology, each plate with captions in French, English, German, and Dutch. Front pastedown with bookplate of Swedish collector Victor von Stedingk; verso of half title with engraved armorial bookplate of Phs. Van Yypersele. Cohen-de Ricci 531; Brunet V, 696. For the binding: J. Storm van Leeuwen IIB, Rosette Roll Bindery and S. Mandelgreen (Middelburg): p. 597, roll II and p. 623, roll X. Joints a bit flaked and with short, thin cracks at top and bottom (not affecting firmness), tiny chip to tail of spine and small chip out of label, corners somewhat rubbed, but the impressive binding nevertheless in extremely agreeable condition, the covers virtually unblemished, and the gilt still very bright. Expert paper restoration adding a new two-inch strip across the top, well away from any letterpress, text leaves with occasional minor foxing and frequently a little browned, otherwise fine internally with wide margins, the plates (on superior paper stock) clean and bright, with rich impressions. This Dutch retelling of classical myths from Ovid and other Roman authors is beautifully illustrated by the man Ray calls "the outstanding professional illustrator of the first third of the eighteenth century"; it is offered in a very pleasing binding incorporating tools from two Middelburg binders who apparently had a close working relationship. Jan Storm van Leeuwen suggests that Mandelgreen, who was not Dutch by birth, began his career in Middelburg with the Rosette Roll Bindery before going on to create bindings that were "among the most beautiful made in the Netherlands during the eighteenth century." Mandelgreen (d. 1758) was originally from Sweden, and Storm van Leeuwen believes he may have come to Holland via England, as his bindings show a definite English influence. The binding here is similar to those by the Rosette Roll Bindery pictured in Storm van Leeuwen L884 and fig. 237, large folio bindings that are "most elaborate, with varied marbling, three wide frames, corner tooling, and a large central block." Storm van Leeuwen notes that the bindery and Mandelgreen had a number of tools in common, and rolls associated with both workshops appear on our covers. Taught by his father, Etienne, our artist Picart (1673-1733) distinguished himself both as designer and engraver, executing a variety of different kinds of plates, mostly for books, in Paris and then Amsterdam. For this "Temple of the Muses" Picart was inspired by a "Temple des Muses" of 1655 with designs by Diepenbecke. The 60 plates illustrate ancient myths, the twisting figures framed by often-stormy landscapes, the scenes enclosed by lovely rococo borders that are superb examples of the style. This was one of Picart's final projects, and in it he combines the baroque style in which he was trained with elements from the emerging rococo school. Former owner Victor von Stedingk was apparently the distinguished military figure by that name (born in Stockholm in 1751 and died there in 1823) who was also a bibliophile with a library featuring fine bindings.

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      London: John Pine, 1733-37. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain.. 228 x146 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). Two volumes. Edited by John Pine. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). FINE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, covers with triple-fillet border, smooth spines in compartments with central floral sprig surrounded by small tools, volute cornerpieces, two dark green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, THE TEXT EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH ROCOCO DECORATION including headpieces and tailpieces, initials, and numerous vignettes and large illustrations, 10 of them full-page. With the subscriber list. Cohen-de Ricci 497; Rothschild 1548; Schweiger II, 408; Dibdin II, 108; Brueggemann, p. 585; Graesse III, 354; Brunet III, 320. Faint soiling and spotting to covers, otherwise A SUPERB SET, clean, bright, and fresh internally, and in virtually unworn bindings. This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain.

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         TAFEREEL, OF BESCHRYVING VAN DEN PRACHTIGEN TEMPEL DEN ZANG-GODINNEN

      Amsterdam: Zacharias Chatelain, 1733. FIRST EDITION IN DUTCH. This Dutch retelling of classical myths from Ovid and other Roman authors is beautifully illustrated by the man Ray calls "the outstanding professional illustrator of the first third of the eighteenth century"; it is offered in a very pleasing binding incorporating tools from two Middelburg binders who apparently had a close working relationship. Jan Storm van Leeuwen suggests that Mandelgreen, who was not Dutch by birth, began his career in Middelburg with the Rosette Roll Bindery before going on to create bindings that were "among the most beautiful made in the Netherlands during the eighteenth century." Mandelgreen (d. 1758) was originally from Sweden, and Storm van Leeuwen believes he may have come to Holland via England, as his bindings show a definite English influence. The binding here is similar to those by the Rosette Roll Bindery pictured in Storm van Leeuwen L884 and fig. 237, large folio bindings that are "most elaborate, with varied marbling, three wide frames, corner tooling, and a large central block." Storm van Leeuwen notes that the bindery and Mandelgreen had a number of tools in common, and rolls associated with both workshops appear on our covers. Taught by his father, Etienne, our artist Picart (1673-1733) distinguished himself both as designer and engraver, executing a variety of different kinds of plates, mostly for books, in Paris and then Amsterdam. For this "Temple of the Muses" Picart was inspired by a "Temple des Muses" of 1655 with designs by Diepenbecke. The 60 plates illustrate ancient myths, the twisting figures framed by often-stormy landscapes, the scenes enclosed by lovely rococo borders that are superb examples of the style. This was one of Picart's final projects, and in it he combines the baroque style in which he was trained with elements from the emerging rococo school. Former owner Victor von Stedingk was apparently the distinguished military figure by that name (born in Stockholm in 1751 and died there in 1823) who was also a bibliophile with a library featuring fine bindings.. 472 x 302 mm. (18 1/2 x 11 3/4"). 4 p.l., XXVI, [2], 158, [4] pp. FIRST EDITION IN DUTCH. HANDSOME CONTEMPORARY DUTCH MOTTLED PANELLED CALF, GILT, BY THE ROSETTE ROLL BINDERY AND SUENONIUS MANDELGREEN, covers with gilt roll frames and large oblique fleurons at corners, central lozenge, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with central star medallion enclosed by drawer handles and other ornaments, curling cornerpieces, maroon morocco label (short portions of joints apparently--and, if so, very expertly--repaired at top and bottom). Engraved title within architectural border, engraved vignette on letterpress title, and 60 FINE ENGRAVED PLATES BY PICART illustrating tales from classical mythology, each plate with captions in French, English, German, and Dutch. Front pastedown with bookplate of Swedish collector Victor von Stedingk; verso of half title with engraved armorial bookplate of Phs. Van Yypersele. Cohen-de Ricci 531; Brunet V, 696. For the binding: J. Storm van Leeuwen IIB, Rosette Roll Bindery and S. Mandelgreen (Middelburg): p. 597, roll II and p. 623, roll X. Joints a bit flaked and with short, thin cracks at top and bottom (not affecting firmness), tiny chip to tail of spine and small chip out of label, corners somewhat rubbed, but the impressive binding nevertheless in extremely agreeable condition, the covers virtually unblemished, and the gilt still very bright. Expert paper restoration adding a new two-inch strip across the top, well away from any letterpress, text leaves with occasional minor foxing and frequently a little browned, otherwise fine internally with wide margins, the plates (on superior paper stock) clean and bright, with rich impressions.This Dutch retelling of classical myths from Ovid and other Roman authors is beautifully illustrated by the man Ray calls "the outstanding professional illustrator of the first third of the eighteenth century"; it is offered in a very pleasing binding incorporating tools from two Middelburg binders who apparently had a close working relationship. Jan Storm van Leeuwen suggests that Mandelgreen, who was not Dutch by birth, began his career in Middelburg with the Rosette Roll Bindery before going on to create bindings that were "among the most beautiful made in the Netherlands during the eighteenth century." Mandelgreen (d. 1758) was originally from Sweden, and Storm van Leeuwen believes he may have come to Holland via England, as his bindings show a definite English influence. The binding here is similar to those by the Rosette Roll Bindery pictured in Storm van Leeuwen L884 and fig. 237, large folio bindings that are "most elaborate, with varied marbling, three wide frames, corner tooling, and a large central block." Storm van Leeuwen notes that the bindery and Mandelgreen had a number of tools in common, and rolls associated with both workshops appear on our covers. Taught by his father, Etienne, our artist Picart (1673-1733) distinguished himself both as designer and engraver, executing a variety of different kinds of plates, mostly for books, in Paris and then Amsterdam. For this "Temple of the Muses" Picart was inspired by a "Temple des Muses" of 1655 with designs by Diepenbecke. The 60 plates illustrate ancient myths, the twisting figures framed by often-stormy landscapes, the scenes enclosed by lovely rococo borders that are superb examples of the style. This was one of Picart's final projects, and in it he combines the baroque style in which he was trained with elements from the emerging rococo school. Former owner Victor von Stedingk was apparently the distinguished military figure by that name (born in Stockholm in 1751 and died there in 1823) who was also a bibliophile with a library featuring fine bindings.

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         OPERA

      London: John Pine, 1733-37. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain.. 228 x146 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). Two volumes. Edited by John Pine. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). FINE CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, covers with triple-fillet border, smooth spines in compartments with central floral sprig surrounded by small tools, volute cornerpieces, two dark green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, THE TEXT EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH ROCOCO DECORATION including headpieces and tailpieces, initials, and numerous vignettes and large illustrations, 10 of them full-page. With the subscriber list. Cohen-de Ricci 497; Rothschild 1548; Schweiger II, 408; Dibdin II, 108; Brueggemann, p. 585; Graesse III, 354; Brunet III, 320. Faint soiling and spotting to covers, otherwise A SUPERB SET, clean, bright, and fresh internally, and in virtually unworn bindings.This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in most attractive decorative morocco and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant binding is unsigned, but is clearly the work of a first-rate French workshop, executed with finesse using beautiful materials and considerable taste. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are more and more difficult to obtain.

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         Anatomia Galenico-Moderna. Dedicada al Apostol de las Indias S. Francisco Xavier. Segunda Edición.

      En Madrid, por los herederos del autor a costa de Don Pedro Joseph Alonso y Padilla, 1733. - Petit in-4. (2ff.blancs). Frontispice. 29ff. 455pp. 4ff. 19 planches hors-texte, dont 1 avec annotations manuscrites anciennes au dos. Plein veau de l'époque, dos lisse orné (reliure usagée, manque à la coiffe supérieure, accroc réparé à la charnière supérieure). Important ouvrage illustré d'anatomie, composé par le chirurgien du roi Felipe V d'Espagne, Manuel de Porras (mort en 1717). Publié initialement en 1716, il contient la description complète et illustrée du corps humain et de sa physiologie, avec notamment l'une des premières descriptions détaillées de la cavité oculaire et de ses connections neurologiques. Largement influencée par le travail du chirurgien flamand Philip Verheyen, ainsi que par les enseignements de Diego Mareo Zapata et Florencio Kelli, l'oeuvre de Porras préfigurait la création du Teatro Anatomico de Madrid, première institution espagnole dédiée à l'enseignement de l'anatomie par la dissection des cadavres. Portrait gravé en frontispice et 19 belles planches gravées sur cuivre par Fray Matias de Irala, représentant les organes, les os, etc. Exlibris manuscrit de "Domingo Garrido Huertas año 1891". Exemplaire modeste. Brunissures générales, taches, traces de mouillure au coin inférieur gauche sur une centaine de feuillets, un trou de vers sur près de 80 feuillets (sans atteinte au texte) et une déchirure sans manque à un feuillet du prologue. Palau, 233019. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         L?embarquement pour Cythère. Ad Cythera conscensio.

      Paris, chez la Ve. de F. Chereau, s.d., après 1733, - 45 x 60 cm, eau-forte et burin coloriée à la main, encadrement en bois doré (59 x 73.5 cm). (sans verre) Nicolas Henri Tardieu (1674-1749) c'est l'interprète inoubliable de l'Embarquement pour Cythère, d'après Antoine Watteau; c'est aussi le fondateur d'une nombreuse lignée de bons artistes, qui se ramifie par alliances avec quantité de graveurs et de peintres du XVlIIe siècle.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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         Elemens de pilotage, Par le P. Pezenas, de la Compagnie de Jesus, Professeur Royal d Hydrographie à Marseille.

      A Marseille: Chez la Veuve Boy & Fils, Imprimeurs du Roy, de la Ville & du Co, 1733 A Marseille: Chez la Veuve Boy & Fils, Imprimeurs du Roy, de la Ville & du College, M.DCC.XXXIII, 1733. . XIXth c. parchement quarter binding with marbred paper. VG+. "8º, (160x107mm.); [4], 161, [1] p.; sign.: á2, A6, B-H8, I4, K-M2, N4, O6 [O6 blanck]; sphere printer mark in title-page; six folding plates.- // XIXth c. parchement quarter binding with marbred paper. So good margins. A little gallery in the inner margin from title-page to p. 18, which follows as a hole between lines 3 and 4 until p. 89; slight dampstain in bottom corners; plates in very fine condition.- // Prov.: Two stamp exlibris in verso of title-page, from E Gelin and from a libary (ilegible).- // Refs.: Boistel, 9 ; Conlon, III, 307. First edition of one of the first writtings of the abbé Esprit Pézenas, Jesuit, mathematician and astronomer, who began his career in 1729 as professor at the École Royale d Hydrographie, established the previous century in Marseilles by Louis XIV for the training of the royal galleys officers. Shortly afterwards, the Company commissioned him to reactivate the astronomical observatory they had at their  house on the Marseillaise hill of Saint-Croix. Until the closing of the École in 1749, Pezenas held simultaneously both occupations, and from then until his forced retirement on the occasion of French expulsion of Jesuits in 1763, he dedicated himself exclusively to his astronomical activity. For the time that he was teaching at the School of Hydrography, Pezenas also published 'Pratique du pilotage', and solved the open question about the determination of longitudes, a matter on which he would return 30 years later, in his retrait at Avignon with two memoirs, 'Examen de la methode de la Caille pour trover les longitudes' and 'Nouveaux essais pour déterminer les longitudes en pleine mer'. About Pezenas publications there is a bibliography prepared by Guy Bostel(1), but, unfortunately, it is insufficient in realtion with these 'Elemens de pilotage' because the data related with the two editions published are mixed as if there was only one. 'Elemens de pilotage' was published twice. Firstly, this edition from 1733, and afterwards one undated with the mention of nouvelle edition in the title-page, published in the smaller format in 12, to which some people, as for instance Querard, dated erroneously in 1732(2). Both of them are very rare imprints. One of the nouvelle edition was auctioned in Paris in 2011, but we should back to Sotheby s, 1981, to find one exemple of the first edition like this one. It should be noted that most of the preserved copies of the first edition  also the Bibliotèque nationale de France copy have only four plates. We have only located other copy full of the six plates, such as the one we offer, the Harvard Library copy. (1) Guy Boistel:  Inventaire chronologique des oeuvres imprimées et manuscrites du père Esprit Pezenas (1692-1776), jesuite, astronome et hydrographe marseillais , in Revue d histoire des sciences 56 (2003) 1: 221-245. (2) Querard, Joseph Marie (1827-1864): La France littéraire.- Paris: Firmin Didot, v. 7, p. 112."

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         Consulti medici.

      appresso Giovanni Maria Salvioni, 1733. Edizione originale. Segue ai frontespizi: Del Signor Dottore Archiatro della Corte di Toscana e pubblico Lettore di medicina all'Università pisana, dedicati a sua eminenza il Signor Cardinale. L'autore, nato a Empoli nel 1648, si laureò attorno al 1670. Ebbe importanza il sodalizio umano e professionale con F. Redi. Morì a Firenze nel 1735. In questi Consulti, tra le sue opere più celebri, si raccolgono i risultati dell'attività professionale. Primo tomo dedicato al Cardinal Trojano Acquaviva, secondo tomo dedicato al Cardinal Francesco Borghese. Lettere dedicatorie iniziali, indici al fondo. Entrambi i frontespizi bicolore con belle incisioni centrali, oltre ad eleganti capilettera, testatine e finalini incisi. Opera stampata su carta distinta. Tagli spruzzati. Due tomi in un volume. Ottimo esemplare totalmente coevo. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, cinque nervi, titoli ad inchiostro al dorso, pp. XI (1) 294, 4 - XI (1) 309, 7, in 8° grande

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         Zeldzaam Huwelyk [Het raadsel te Nijmegen, 1619]

      NL] Onder de prent de gegraveerde regels tekst van Sylvius. Daaronder tekst in boekdruk "Zeldzaam huwelijk" met het adres van Gerred de Broen te Amsterdam (werkzaam op dit adres 1733-1740, vgl Waller); gesigneerd even links van het midden "R de Hooge fecit", het jaartal 1698 r.o. is voor het grootste deel weggeslepen. [EN] Under the picture of the engraved lines of text by Sylvius. Below text in letterpress "Zeldzaam Huwelyk" (Rare marriage) with the address of Gerred de Broen in Amsterdam (working at this address from 1733 to 1740, cf. Waller); signed just left of center "R Hooge fecit". Etching on paper, letterpress text removed; total: 268 x 355 mm. Nice impression. M suppl 3011c; v.St 1456; cf L p.393 RdH149

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         Miscellaneorum sacrorum libri quatuor, cum tabulis aliquot aeneis (1733) [WITH] Miscellaneorum sacrorum Tomus Alter, Continens XXIII. Exercitationes, maxima ex parte Historico- & Critico-Theologicas. Quibus accesserunt Animadversiones irenicae ad Controversias quasdam Anglicanas ; ut & Orationes quinque (1712) [WITH] De Oeconomia Foederum Dei Cum Hominibus, Libri Quatuor (1712). 3-vol. set (Complete)

      Herbornae Nassaviorum (Herborn): Ioannis Nicolai Andreae, 1733. Later edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Octavo (8 3/4 x 7"). [28], 26, 54pp (Oratio funebris), [6], 859, [73]pp (Index) (Vol. 1); [16], 951, [57]pp (Index) (Vol. 2); [32], 919, [17]pp (Index) (Vol. 3). Contemporary blind-stamped parchment, with handwritten title to spines. Raised bands. First volume with an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by W. P. Kilian, and with an additional engraved title. Series comprising the complete set of Hermann Witsius' compendium of religious works in two volumes ("Miscellaneorum sacrorum"), and his magnum opus "De Oeconomia Foederum Dei Cum Hominibus, Libri Quatuor" (The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man). - The first volume of "Miscellaneorum sacrorum," published in 1733, is the third edition, but contains the first edition (with separate title page dated 1712) of Johannes Marckius' "Oratio funebris, in obitum plurimum reverendi, doctissimi, et celeberrimi viri, Hermannii Witsii," a funeral eulogy delivered on October 29, 1708, just a week after Hermann Witsius' passing. It includes eight full-page engravings (unsigned), including four double-page. Six of these appear in the text on Jewish law and ritual ("de Tabernaculi Levitici mysteriis"), and one includes an overflap showing the Ark of the Covenant. Also includes an extensive Index at rear. - The second volume of "Miscellaneorum sacrorum," published in 1712, is the second edition. It contains 23 academic exercises in public disputation, preaching, and lecturing intended to solidify learning and churchly skills. Also includes the essay: "Conciliatory Animadversions on the Controversies agitated in Britain under the Names of Antinomians and Neonomians," as well as five orations, including the following: - "De vero Theologo," delivered on May 16th, 1675, in Franeker, on the occasion of his investiture as professor of Theology. - "De praestantia veritatis Evangelicae," delivered on May 2nd, 1680, in Utrecht, upon his appointment as professor in Divinity. - "De Theologo modesto," delivered on the 16th of October 1698, on his entrance upon the professorship of Divinity at Leiden. This second volume also includes an extensive Index at rear. [WITH] "De Oeconomia Foederum Dei Cum Hominibus, Libri Quatuor" (The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man) is Hermann Witsius' magnum opus. Divided into four books, "this work presents the reader with a fully biblical and experiential doctrine of the divine covenants; opening up their nature, stipulations, curses, and blessings" (Ligonier). Witsius was motivated to publish this work by his sorrow at the controversies between Voetians (adepts of Dutch Calvinist theologian Gisbertus Voetius) and Cocceians (adepts of Dutch theologian Johannes Cocceius). Originally published in 1677, this 1712 copy is the fourth edition of Witsius' important work. Includes an extensive Index at rear. Bindings partly age-toned and water-stained. Closed tear along front joint of second volume. Ex-library stamp and reference number on additional engraved title in first volume. Previous owner's name (Henry Allan) dated 1847 at upper margin of front free endpaper (Vol. 3), and at upper margin of fly leaf (Vols. 1 and 2). Volume 1 has minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Pages of second volume are water-stained along edges, with minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout volume 3. Text in Latin. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in fair to good (Vol. 2) to good+ and very good (Vols. 1 and 3). About the author: Hermann Witsius (1636-1708) was "Professor of Divinity in the Universities of Franeker, Utrecht, and Leyden. A brilliant and devout student, he was fluent in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew by the age of 15, when he entered the University of Utrecht. He was ordained at 21 and served in several pastorates, filling both the pulpit and the academic chair over the course of his life" (Encyclopedia Britannica).

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         The Gentleman's Magazine: or, Monthly Intelligencer. Volume III. January to December 1733

      F Jefferies, London 1733 - vi, 710pp, [xii]. Bayntun-Coward binding. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off Grey hardback quarter-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Traité physique et historique de l'aurore boréale.

      Paris, 1733 - Plein veau brun d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, roulette dorée sur les coupes. Bien complet des quinze planches dépliantes gravées par Ph. Simonneau.Édition originale de cet important traité sur les aurores boréales.Mairan apparaît comme un précurseur important des nouvelles théories aurorales et de disciplines émergentes comme la géophysique. C?est moins par le contenu scientifique de sa théorie qui persista néanmoins jusqu'à la fin du XIXe siècle, que par l?historicité qu?il a donnée aux aurores que l'ouvrage de cet médecin et géophysicien a servit de référence. En effet, l'ouvrage contient une liste très complète des aurores observées depuis le Ve siècle.Il permit également de sortir le phénomène de l'aurore boréale du monde du merveilleux qui caractérise encore la philosophie de son époque. Celle-ci était alors perçue comme un spectacle fantomatique et souvent signe d'un funeste présage. Bon exemplaire, grand de marges. Coiffe inférieure manquante. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Bernardi Oricellarii de Bello italico commentarius, iterum in lucem editus. Adjecta sunt ejusdem: De Bello pisano, opus nunc primum in lucem editum; Oratio de auxilio Tifernatibus adferendo.

      Londini: Bowyer. 1733 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. 8°. 110, 60 S., Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschmuck und-schrift umd umlaufendem Rotschnitt (Einband und -kanten berieben; Einbandecken bestossen; Kapital oben und unten mit kleiner Fehlstelle; Vortitel leicht stockfleckig; sonst altersgemäss gut erhalten) Praefixa est Vita Bernardi Oricellarii. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Exercitatio Geometrica de descriptione Linearum Curvarum

      Nourse, London 1733 - Cartonnage bradel moderne Un volume petit in quarto (235x190 mm), viii-70-(2) pages . Édition originale de cet ouvrage sur l'étude des courbes dans lequel on trouve publié pour la première fois le théorème de Braikenridge–Maclaurin. DSB [II, p. 418 : " it is upon his Exercitatio geometrica de descriptione linearum curvarum (1733) that his reputation mainly rests. This work is divided into three parts, and its scope is indicated by their titles: "De descriptione curvarum primi generis seu linearum ordinis secundi," "De descriptione linearum cujuscunque ordinis ope linearum ordinis inferioris," and "Ubi describuntur sectiones conicae ope plurium rectarum circa polos moventium. (.) Many of Maclaurin’s theorems were discovered independently by Braikenridge, notably the Braikenridge–Maclaurin theorem: If the sides of a polygon are restricted so that they pass through fixed points while all the vertices except one lie on fixed straight lines, the free vertex will describe a conic or a straight line. A general statement of this appeared in 1735 in the Philosophical Transactions (no. 436), and a dispute at once arose regarding priority"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Moder hardcovers Small 4to (235x190 mm), viii-70-(2) pages . First edition. Braikenridge's reputation as a mathematician rests upon this study of the properties of curves (Sotheby's. Library of Macclesfield, II lot 416) DSB [II, p. 418 : " it is upon his Exercitatio geometrica de descriptione linearum curvarum (1733) that his reputation mainly rests. This work is divided into three parts, and its scope is indicated by their titles: "De descriptione curvarum primi generis seu linearum ordinis secundi," "De descriptione linearum cujuscunque ordinis ope linearum ordinis inferioris," and "Ubi describuntur sectiones conicae ope plurium rectarum circa polos moventium. (.) Many of Maclaurin’s theorems were discovered independently by Braikenridge, notably the Braikenridge–Maclaurin theorem: If the sides of a polygon are restricted so that they pass through fixed points while all the vertices except one lie on fixed straight lines, the free vertex will describe a conic or a straight line. A general statement of this appeared in 1735 in the Philosophical Transactions (no. 436), and a dispute at once arose regarding priority"] In quarto / 4to 450g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Die Heilige Schrift des Neuen Bundes mit vollständig erklärenden Anmerkungen. Von Bonifacius vom heil. Wunibald [komplett in 4 Bänden]

      4 Halblederbände der Zeit mit jeweils 2 Rückenschildchen und goldgeprägter Rückendekoration mit rundum Rotschnitt, 8,XVI, 534 und 1 Blatt, 2 Blatt, 732, 2 Blatt, 717, 2 Blatt, 655 Seiten mit einem Frontispiz im 1 Band gestochen von Egid Verhelst (Verelst) (1733-1818) Zustand: sehr gut, sehr dekorative Einbände Thieme Becker XXXIV S. 250 Holzmann / Bohatta Dt. Pseud, Lex. S. 315 vermutlich Erstausgabe bzw. nur Titelblätter von 1800, sonst gleiche Seitenanzahlen zur 1. Ausgabe von 1797-1799, 1808 erschien die 2. Auflage, und 1817 die 3. Auflage, Der Verfasser schreibt im 1. Band der 2. Auflage Seiten XI von 1808 im Vorwort zur 2. Auflage, dass die 1. Auflage vergriffen sei, und nach dem rechtlichen Übertragung der 1. Auflage an den Verleger Tobias Löffler die (vermutliche Restauflage ) mit der Bezeichnung Verleger Tobias Löffler 1801 (sic) wohl wird 1800 gemeint sein, nicht mehr verfügbar ist weswegen , u.a. die 2. Auflage gedruckt wurde. Buch

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        A PARALLEL OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE WITH THE MODERN, IN A COLLECTION OF TEN PRINCIPAL AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON THE FIVE ORDERS

      1733 - Roland Fréart. John Evelyn, Translator & Editor The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the Latter. To which is added, An Account of Architects and Architecture, in an Historical and Etymological Explanation of certain Terms particularly affected by Architects. Together with Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of Statues. The Fourth Edition, with the Addition of The Elements of Architecture: Collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best Authors and Examples. London: Printed by T. W. for J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, and A. Ward; W. Mears, F. Clay, B. Motte, and D. Browne, 1733. Fourth edition (first published in 1664) of John Evelyn's translation of Roland Fréart's Parallèle de l'Architecture antique et de la moderne, which was first published in Paris in 1650. Two parts in one folio (14.5 x 9.25 inches; 370 x 235 mm.). [24], xxiv, xxix-xxxviii, 115, [1, blank]; [6], 53, [1, blank], [2], 61-74 pages. In the first part, pages 74, 75, 79 are misnumbered 72, 69, 69; in the second part, page 73 is misnumbered 71. Signatures: a-e2 a-i2 k1 B-Z2 Aa-Gg2 A-P2 R-U2. Title-page printed in red and black with wood-engraved vignette. Fifty engravings in the text (forty full-page, two half-page on pages 67 and 69 in the second part, and eight head- and tail-piece vignettes). Small woodcut diagram in the text on page 47. Bound in it’s original full calf binding with a recent re-back to period and original label. A handsome binding for an amazingly detailed book. ESTC T117369. Harris 236. Keynes, Evelyn, 78. RIBA, Early Printed Books, 1137. See Fowler 130 and Millard, British, 19 (describing the 1707 second edition). In 1664 Evelyn issued the first edition of his translation of Roland Fréart's Parallèle de l'architecture antique avec la moderne, of 1650-'I had,' Evelyn wrote in his dedication, '(by the Commands of the Royal Society) endeavour'd the improvement of Timber, and the planting of Trees, I have advanced to that of Building as its proper and natural consequence'.In the first part of the Parallel Fréart deals with the three Greek orders as illustrated by a range of theorists and commentators, Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, Barbaro and Cataneo, Alberti and Viola, Bullant and De L'Orme.The second part of the Parallel concerns the Tuscan and 'Composita,' dealt with in much the same way as before, but at less length.At the end Evelyn made his own contribution; he expanded Fréart's one-page explanation of terms to a twenty-eight page 'Account of Architects and Architecture, together with An Historical, and Etymological Explanation of certain Tearms particularly affected by Architects.' He took his cue from Vitruvius, dealing, in an essay rather than in an alphabetical list, with the qualities requisite for a good architect, a good patron, and a good workman, and then with a detailed analysis of the various parts of the orders. There had been nothing like this before in English, and though Evelyn claimed to be addressing his work primarily to craftsmen, they would not have comprehended much of his meticulous analysis. Appended to the Parallel was the first translation into English of Alberti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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