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         MECHANICK EXERCISES: Or, The Doctrine of Handy-Work. Applied to the art of Smithing in general.

      London, printed and sold by J. Moxon, 1693.. VOLUME I ONLY OF 2, (without the Volume on Printing), second edition with additions, 1693-1694. Small 4to, approximately 210 x 160 mm, 8¼ x 6 inches, COMPLETE WITH 18 engraved plates including frontispiece (BRICKLAYING WAS ADDED TO LATER EDITIONS WITH A FURTHER 8 PLATES), pages (8), 1-234 plus 8 pages of adverts, 2 jumps in pagination which are present in all copies, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in full modern panelled calf with blind stamped decoration, gilt decorated raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, new endpapers. Neat ink number beneath imprint on first title page, very pale damp stain to some upper margins, in places extending into text, diagonal crease to 1 title page, small repair to upper corner of a text page and a title page, the title with very slight loss of border, neatly redrawn, 2 lower corners also repaired, no loss, faint signature to some title pages, plate 3 repaired to upper margin with very small loss to tip of illustration, 2 small stains to margin of 2 plates, 1 plate bound in upside down, plates 17 and 18 have very pale damp staining to large area of upper outer corner, small chip to inner corner of 18, and staining continues to the last page which is also slightly dusty. Binding tight and firm. A good copy only of Volume one. Originally published between 1677 and 1680 in 14 numbered parts which are divided up into 4 sections each with title page dated 1693 or 1694. In addition 9 parts have their own simple dated title page (divisional title pages, not called for in part 14 which is an explanation of terms used). One divisional title page at page 115 has been misplaced and should be at page 195. Otherwise our copy collates exactly as ESTC R25166. The four sections are: Smithing (1693, 3 parts), Joinery (1694, 3 parts), House-carpentry (1694, 3 parts), Turning (1694, 5 parts). The second volume was concerned solely with printing. Joseph Moxon (1627-1700) was a London dealer and printer, specialising in mathematical books and instruments, a globe maker, amateur in the mechanical arts, hydrographer to Charles II providing maps and charts for royal use, and Fellow of the Royal Society, the first tradesman to be so elected. He produced the first English language dictionary devoted to mathematics. In his Mechanical Exercises he sets out to describe the chief trades of the day with illustrations of machinery, tools, furnaces, locks, plans etc. It is one of the earliest English books to describe and illustrate the tools of various trades and explain their uses. See: Sotheby's, The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Part Five, page 241; Christie's, The Haskell Norman Library of Science and Medicine, Part II, page 340, No 687, collating the same as our copy; Diana H. Hook & Jeremy M. Norman, The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science & Medicine, Volume 2, page 563-564, No. 1561. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         A NATURAL HISTORY CONTAINING MANY NOT COMMON OBSERVATIONS: Extracted Out of the Best Modern Writers.

      Printed for R. Bentley, London 1693 - Pp. [16], 469, [3, ads]. Contemporary plain full panelled calf, rebacked at some point, god and strong, with a little general wear and some rubbing, corners more worn and rounded, but firm. Contents clean and tight; good margins; title page strengthened along hinge with Japanese tisse. Contemporary engraved armorial bookplate to the verso of the title page above which written in manuscript '11. Apr. 1728 Collated & perfect.' A very good copy. [As its subtitles suggest, this was a work of synthesis rather than direct and original observation. Blount was a tireless reader and accumulator of other writers’ wisdom - his most notable work, Censura Celebrorum Authorum (1690), was a collection of things famous authors had said about each other and in this work he brings together observations from a wide range of contemporary authorities, accommodating them in an overall argument which reflects a belief in the divine authorship of the universe. As he writes in his preface, ‘Every Flower of the Field, every Fibre of a Plant, every Particle of an Insect, carries with it the Impress of its Maker, and can (if duly consider’d) read us Lectures of Ethicks or Divinity’. Among the aspects of natural history(amber, coral, tea and coffee, silver, diamonds, glow-worms, spiders etc.) that Blount considers are ‘VULCANO’s, or SUBTERRANEAN FIRES’ - Admin (Dr Ralph Harrington); Volcanism Blog.] Size: 12mo (10 x 16cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Geography Rectified or a Description of the World in all its kingdoms provinces countries islands cities towns seas rivers bayes capes ports Illustrated with seventy six Maps

      Third edition; small quarto (195 x 115 mm), title-page printed in black and red; 1-574, [2], 575-626pp; seventy-eight engraved maps. Contemporary calf, covers panelled in blind, rebacked, red morocco label with gilt lettering to spine; extremities slightly worn. Some marginal ink marks and annotation. London : Robert Morden & Thomas Cockerill,

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         REGIMENTO / da Creação dos / CAVALLOS, / Novamente emendado, & acrescenta- / do por Decreto, & resolução de Sua / Magestade em consultas da Junta / dos tres Estados do Reyno.-

      Lisboa: Na Officina de Miguel Deslandes, 1693.-27p.;28cm.-CTrata-se do raro segundo "Regimento" seiscentista sobre a criação de Cavalos. Tão raro como o anterior (de 1645), também vem com o rosto adornado com as armas portuguesas e tem mais texto. É hoje um notável documento sobre a hipologia portuguesa, com preciosas informações e recomendações sobre a criação de cavalos na época. Arouca letra R nº 114; Avila Perez 8947Cartonagem em papel marmoreado com ròtulo em pele na pasta superior com o titulo a ouro. Anotações marginais coevas a tinta nas margens. Peça de colecção.

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         1693 EL GOFFREDO DEL TASSO CANTA' ALLA BARCARIOLA MONDINI GERUSALEMME LIBERATA

      n-8° (cm. 23,00 x 17,00), pp. 8 - 345 - 3 . Legatura coeva in piena pergamena, titoli dorati al dorso (qualche lieve spellatura) - Incisione al frontespizio, iniziali ornate. Magnifica antiporta raffigurante una gondola con gondolieri e 20 tavv. incise su rame f.t. molto belle ed animate. Rarissima prima edizione in volume di questa celebre traduzione semiseria in dialetto veneto (dapprima stampata nel 1691 a fascicoli sciolti sempre dal Lovisa) che i gondolieri amavano modulare nel loro metro. Testo a due colonne in italiano e in veneziano, in fine: Inventario dei libri e altro che si fabrica e si esita nella bottega di me Domenico Lovita Libraro sotto il Portico a Rialto in Ruga del'Orefici. Qualche brunitura per la qualita' della carta, qualche lieve gora marg. ma buon esemplare genuino

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         THE SATIRES OF DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENALIS. TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY MR. DRYDEN AND SEVERAL OTHER EMINENT HANDS. TOGETHER WITH THE SATIRES OF AULUS PERSIUS FLACCUS, MADE ENGLISH BY MR. DRYDEN. WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES, AND A DISCOURSE CONCERNING THE ORIGINAL AND PROGRESS OF SATIRE, BY MR. DRYDEN

      Jacob Tonson, London 1693 - Folio, 315pp., 87pp.; VG; brown paneled spine with black plate and gilt lettering; half bound in contemporary paneled calf; 2 parts in 1, each with a title-page and separate pagination; page lii misprinted as xxxix; some minor waviness to pages, no foxing; some shelf-wear and bumping; GP consignment; shelved case 7. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Der Ninivitische Buß-Spiegel, Aus der Wunder-Geschicht Des Propheten Jonae, Vorgestellet, Durch Antenorn, einen Liebhaber des Worts Gottes (d.i. J. B. Schupp).

      - O.O., Dr. u. J. (Hamburg, Liebezeit?, ca. 1693). 478 S. Etwas späterer Leder mit Rückenschild u. Stehkantenvergoldung (etwas berieben, Vorsätze angestaubt u. fleckig). Dritte und umfangreichste Ausgabe des posthum erschienenen Werkes. Mit Ninive ist in dieser auch biographisch interessanten Schrift Hamburg gemeint. Schupp (1610-61) war einer der größten Kanzelredner seiner Zeit. 1648 hatte er die Dankespredigt aus Anlaß des Westfälischen Friedensschlusses gehalten und war dann einem Ruf in das relativ unzerstörte Hamburg als Pastor der Hauptkirche St. Jacobi gefolgt. Der Reiz seiner Predigten bestand darin, daß er ins volle Leben griff, "drastische Beispiele gebrauchte, einen volkstümlichen, derben Ton anschlug, aber nicht Polemik im herkömmlichen Sinne trieb. Dogmatisch orthodox, aber reformfreudig, ist Schupp nicht nur wegen seiner Predigten, sondern vor allem wegen einer Reihe populärer Schriften ('Freund in der Not', 'Salomo oder Regentenspiegel' und der erst posthum veröffentlichte 'Ninivitische Bußspiegel') von seinen Hamburger Amtsbrüdern heftig angefeindet worden" (RGG V, 1584). - VD 17 39:142753Z; Dünnhaupt 84.3; Bircher B 5922. - Vorgebunden ein verwandtes Werk von Schupps Nachfolger als Hauptpastor der Jacobikirche: J. F. MAYER. Hamburgisches Ninive, Das ist: Buß-Andachten über den Propheten Jonam, Der Hamburgischen Gemeine Gottes zu St. Jacob in denen ordentlichen Freytags-Predigten fürgetragen. Hamburg, C. Neumann für G. Liebezeit, 1693. Gest. Titelporträt, 4 Bl., 480 S., 4 Bl. - Der 40 Jahre jüngere Johann Friedrich Mayer (1650-1712) galt wie sein Vorgänger als einer der wortgewaltigsten Prediger seiner Zeit. Als Repräsentant der lutherischen Orthodoxie sah er seine Aufgabe vor allem im Kampf gegen die Pietisten, Mystiker und Schwärmer, die in Hamburg Fuß gefaßt hatten - "ein streitsüchtiger, vom Gefühl geistiger Überlegenheit besessener, scharfsinniger, hochgelehrter und leidenschaftlicher Mann, der seine freie Kanzel als einzigartiges Asyl freimütiger Kritik gegen jedermann verteidigte" (H. Reincke zitiert nach G. Daur, Von Predigern u. Bürgern 109). - VD 17 39:142741C (ohne Porträt); Schröder V, 119, 142; Bircher B 4839; Slg. Böhme 404. - Durchgehend gebräunt u. teilw. fingerfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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         WITH FINE PLATES BY HOLLAR: The institution, laws & ceremonies of the most noble Order of the Garter.

      London: printed for Thomas Dring, at the Harrow, at the corner of Chancery-Lane in Fleetstreet 1693 - Folio; [12], 720, [104] pp. In contemporary panelled full leather (with only the lightest of wear), respined and recornered in matching leather over six raised spine bands with gilt lettered title direct to spine in second compartment and gilt date to foot of spine. Portrait frontispiece by W.Sherwin and 15 plates by Wenceslaus Hollar (12 double-page, one with a small hole at inner fold), numerous additional woodcuts in-text. Two old ownership labels to front pastedown (engraved heraldic label of John Sneyd of Keele Hall, Staffordshire, and later label of Col. Philip Catt O.B.E), with front and rear pastedowns consisting of printer's waste (sheets from a roughly contemporaneous continental edition of Ovid). Additional earlier title page to the 1672 edition printed in red and black and bound between frontispiece and true title page. Small ink stain to bottom corner of additional title-page, occasional feint browning and unobtrusive stains but overall a clean and very attractive example. Written by Ashmole largely in the mid 1660's whilst staying in the country to avoid the plague in London, the Order of the Garter brings together his characteristic scholastic rigour with wonderful depictions by Wenceslaus Hollar including the celebrated aerial views of St.George's Windsor and the stunning engraving of a firework display at the investiture of Charles XI of Sweden in 1668. Very good copy of this most attractive edition. ESTC R497, citing 3xUS copies only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Print-GALWAY BAY-LIMERICK-IRELAND-SEACHART-Jaillot-Mortier-1693

      - Antique print, titled: 'Carte particuliere des costes occidentales d'Irlande qui comprend la Baye de Galloway et la riviere de Lymerick [.]' - (Map of the western coasts of Ireland, which includes the Galway Bay and the Limerick river.) With and inset map: "Carte du Port de Kinsal en Irlande." (Map of the harbour of Kinsale in Ireland.) Fine large overview coastal map / seachart of parts of Ireland. Depth soundings are marked along the coasts, and sandbanks indicated It includes 5 distance scales, rhumb lines with three decorative compass roses. Engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper. Watermark: Eagle with lettering. "Description: From: 'La Neptune Francois [ ]', by Jaillot, published in Amsterdam by Pieter Mortier. First published in 1693-1708 as a result of an initiative by the minister Colbert. The charts in this Atlas are considered as some of the most beautiful printed charts ever produced. Map subsequently incorporated into the publications under Bellin for the Depot de la Marine. State: We do not know the exact ed. of this map. It lacks the Royal privilige on the early ed. and the seal of the Depot de la Marine on later ed. edited and published by Jacques Nicolas Bellin. Original full size Atlas sheet.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Alexis Hubert Jaillot'. Cartographer: Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), was a French cartographer. He married the daughter of the 'enlumineur de la Reine', Nicholas Berey and inherited thus a map and print publishing firm. When Nicolas Sanson, the premier French cartographer of his days, died he negotiated to republish much of his work. He re-published many of Sanson's maps on a larger scale. His maps were admired for their beautiful cartouches. In 1686 he was awarded the title of Geographe du Roi by Louis XIV. Jailliot was succeed by his son, Bernard Jean Hyacinthe Jaillot (1673-1739), grandson, Bernard Antoine Jaillot (died 1749) and the latter's brother-in-law, Jean Baptiste-Michel Renou de Chauvigne-Jaillot (1710-1780). Publisher: Pieter / Pierre Mortier (1661-1711). The 18th century Dutch map trade could build on their reputation that originated from the Golden Age much longer than was assumed until now. The Amsterdam publishing company Covens & Mortier (1685-1866) has played an important part in this process. Most likely this company was the largest map trader of his days. Thousand of maps were brought on the market by Covens & Mortier, often edited from earlier sources and all members of this firm were gifted with a great commercial talent. Pieter and David Mortier were booksellers in Paris from 1681-1685 and have published a wide range of geographical works. After Pieter's death, his widow continued the business until their son Cornelius took over in 1721. Cornelius started a partnership with his brother-in-law Johannes / Jean Covens and established the famous publishing house "Covens and Mortier" in Amsterdam. They have re-issued Atlases of Sanson, de l'Isle, Visscher and de Wit." Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold as issued. A few small tears in paper edges, backed. Some light staining / soiling. Some creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Overasselt The overall size is ca. 36.2 x 24.4 inch. The image size is ca. 33.9 x 23.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 92 x 62 cm. The image size is ca. 86 x 60 cm.

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         Histoire du Cardinal Ximenes. Francois Ximenes de Cisneros, Cardinal, Archeveque de Tolede, et Grand Inquisiteur d' Espagne & c.

      Chez Jean Anisson, Paris 1693 - Full mottled calf with gilt arms to front & back; morocco label. Professionally recased yielding a nicely supple copy. Engraved frontis of Ximenes. A handsome copy. ; Quarto ; xviii, 657, [17] pages

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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         Sermons Preach'd on Several Occasions

      Printed by J.D. for Jonathan Robinson, London 1693 - First edition. Small octavo. 385, [3]pp. Contemporary calf ruled in blind. Ownership signature of Thomas Fleming dated 1696, joints split but holding, stain on title page, a good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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         Instructor Clericalis, Directing Clerks Both in the Court of Kings..

      1693. First Edition of a Popular English Handbook of Writs and Procedure G[ardiner], R[obert]. Instructor Clericalis: Directing Clerks Both in the Court of Kings-Bench and Common Pleas in the Abbreviation and Contraction of Words (And Thereby the Ready Reading of Presidents) in the Filling up and Suing Out Writs of First Process, In Drawing Declarations, Making up Issues, Ingrossing Records, Entring Judgments and Suing out Executions: With an Appendix of Several English Presidents, &c. London: Printed by Tho. Beaver, 1693. [xvi], 224 pp. Bound without 20-page index included in some copies. Octavo (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets to spine. A few minor nicks and stains, moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear to spine ends and corners, front joint starting at ends, pastedowns loose. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, early owner annotations to preliminaries, occasional early underling to text. $500. * First edition. This handbook of writs and procedure went through numerous editions into the mid-eighteenth century and was followed by three equally popular sequal volumes. It also was the basis for John Impey's New Instructor Clericalis (1785), an equally popular work. The ESTC record, which has the note "unedited record," says the first edition should have a 20-page index. Our copy, which lacks this index, is in a contemporary binding without any signs of tampering. We have also seen copies listed on OCLC with identical collations. These reasons lead us to believe that come copies of this book were issued without an index. English Short-Title Catalogue R40880.

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         Principios de Cirugía, útiles y provechosos para que puedan aprovecharse los principiantes en esta faculta. Va añadido el libro intitulado del Parto Humano y el Tratado de Cirugia sacado de la Cirugía Universal que escribió el licenciado Juan Fragoso, conforme se practica en el Hospital General de Madrid

      Vicente Cabrera, Valencia 1693 - Encuadernado en pergamino de época en buen estado, formato 4º. 4 h. 317 p. 8 h. 18 xilografías de caracter medieval representando el feto en diferentes posiciones. Portada y última hoja con algunas imperfecciones en márgenes. Con manchas de óxido. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria García Prieto]
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         Notitia congregationum et tribunalium curiae Romanae.

      Schlegel; 1693 - 790 Seiten; Index; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise stockfleckig; der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; LATEINISCH! la Gewicht in Gramm: 480 gebundene Ausgabe/ Pergamentband;

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         Instructor Clericalis, Directing Clerks Both in the Court of Kings.

      1693 - First Edition of a Popular English Handbook of Writs and Procedure G[ardiner], R[obert]. Instructor Clericalis: Directing Clerks Both in the Court of Kings-Bench and Common Pleas in the Abbreviation and Contraction of Words (And Thereby the Ready Reading of Presidents) in the Filling up and Suing Out Writs of First Process, In Drawing Declarations, Making up Issues, Ingrossing Records, Entring Judgments and Suing out Executions: With an Appendix of Several English Presidents, &c. London: Printed by Tho. Beaver, 1693. [xvi], 224 pp. Bound without 20-page index included in some copies. Octavo (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets to spine. A few minor nicks and stains, moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear to spine ends and corners, front joint starting at ends, pastedowns loose. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, early owner annotations to preliminaries, occasional early underling to text. $500. * First edition. This handbook of writs and procedure went through numerous editions into the mid-eighteenth century and was followed by three equally popular sequal volumes. It also was the basis for John Impey's New Instructor Clericalis (1785), an equally popular work. The ESTC record, which has the note "unedited record," says the first edition should have a 20-page index. Our copy, which lacks this index, is in a contemporary binding without any signs of tampering. We have also seen copies listed on OCLC with identical collations. These reasons lead us to believe that come copies of this book were issued without an index. English Short-Title Catalogue R40880. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Works of Josephus: engraved frontpiece, folding map of the Holy Land, engravings in the text.

      Printed for T.Baffet, N.Ranew, R.Chilwell, J. Wright, J. Robinson, M. Wotton and G. Connyers., London 1693 - Leather hardcovers, spine extensively repaired, now fit for another four hundred years. Free end papers are grubby with some foxing, as is the title page. Has pull out folding map at the commencement of the book. There are engravings are throughout the book. The Yale Center for British Art describes the book thus - The works of Josephus : with great diligence revised and amended, according to the excellent French translation of Monsieur Arnauld D'andilly ; also the embassy of Philo Judæus to the emperor Caius Caligula, never translated before, with the references of the Scripture, a new map of the Holy Land, and divers copper-plates serving to illustrate the history. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Esope en belle humeur, ou Dernière traduction et augmentation de ses fables en prose & en vers

      Bruxelles: François Foppens, 1693. 360, [11] pagine. 16x10 cm.Elegante rilegatura da amatore in piena pelle firmata da Bernard David, con lievi abrasioni. Impressioni in oro sui piatti e al dorso e dentelles sui contropiatti. Tagli dorati. Antiporta incisa e 157 raffinate vignette nel testo. Interno molto buono, leggermente brunito. [M127] Rarissima edizione, impreziosita da numerose vignette attribuite al pittore fiammingo Pietr van der Borcht. 

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scarpignato]
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         GOVIERNO DE LOS TURCOS, MAXIMAS, Y ARTES VIOLENTAS CON QUE SE MANTIENEN Y SE DESTRUYEN Y EN LAS CUALES EL PADRE FRAY. . MISIONERO APOSTOLICO DURANTE LOS AÑOS INMEDIATOS A LA GUERRA PRESENTE, FUNDÓ LA IMPOSIBILIDAD PROBABLE DE LA DURACION DE AQUEL BARBARO IMPERIO.

      Imprenta de Antonio Roman, Madrid 1693 - En 4º, 8 h.+168 pp., papel ligeramente oscurecido y con tenues señales de óxido. En cuadernación en pergamino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Book of Entries, of such Declarations, Informations, Pleas in Barr and Abatement, Replications, Rejoynders, Issues, Verdicts, Bills of Exception to Verdicts, Judgments, Demurrers, and other Parts of Pleadings (now in use) in Personal and Mixt Actions;

      London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns, Esquires, 1693. Full calf with gilt title on spine, 506, [46] pp. In Latin. Covers rubbed, worn and stained, with chipping at crown and heel and minor loss at edges and corners; joints cracked with some chipping at front, page edges browned, front hinge cracked, rear hinge starting, first (blank) leaf detached and laid in, previous owner name and name or note inked out on title page, numerous page edges bumped, foxing throughout.. Hardcover. Collectible - Good/N/A. Tall 4to.

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         Ammiani Marcellini Rerum Gestarum Qui de XXXI Supersunt, Libri XVIII. Ope MSS. codicum emendati ab Frederico Lindenbrogio & Henrico Hadrianoque Valesiis ... item excerpta vetera de gestis Constantini & regum Italiae. Omnia nunc recognita ab Jacobo Gronovio ... curavit

      Lugdunum Batavorum [Leiden], Pieter van der Aa, 1693. Folio, [xlviii], 528 pages with an engraved title-vignette and two in-text engraved illustrations plus instructions to the binder (cut out and mounted on a binder's blank) and 18 plates (3 folding). The plates comprise a frontispiece portrait of Gronovius by van Zylvelt, 6 plates of Roman coins, 7 medallion portraits of later Roman emperors, a portrait of Procopius in the same style, a view of all four sides of the 'Obeliscus Ramessaeus', and 2 particularly fine battle scenes by Romeyn de Hooghe, showing the battle of Strasbourg and the siege of Amida. Modern 'Cambridge'-style panelled full calf with a gilt-decorated morocco title-label on the spine (giving the title as 'Life of Ammianus Marcellinus'); covers slightly bowed; paper occasionally a little browned; early ink ownership signature on the title page; later bookplate on the front pastedown; two plates (both portraits of Julian) bound in the wrong order; an excellent copy. This edition by Jacobus Gronovius (Jacob Gronow) of 'Res Gestae', the history of Rome by Ammianus Marcellinus, was also issued by van der Aa in quarto format the same year.

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         Metaphysico-Logica, seu Disputationes in Logicam et Metaphysicam, iuxta Methodum Valentinam distributae.

      Valentiae, Typis Vincentii Macè, 1693. - in-4. 12ff. 512pp. 2ff. Plein vélin souple du temps, dos lisse titré à l'encre, traces de liens (quelques taches et menus défauts). Edition Originale du principal ouvrage du philosophe valencien Jaime Servera (mort en 1722). Il fut, avec Tomás Vicente Tosca Mascó (1651-1723), l'une des figures les plus importantes de la rénovation scientifique et philosophique qui s'opéra dans les milieux universitaires de la fin du 17e siècle à Valence, inspirée notamment par Descartes. Quelques rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Palau, 310903. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Carte Generale des Costes D'Irlande, et des Costes Occidentales D'Angleterre avec une Partie de celles D'Ecosse

      Levà e et Gravà e Pare Ordre Exprez du Roy, A. Paris, 1693. - Copper engraved with hand colour 595 x 855 mm A first edition of this impressive sea chart of Ireland and the western coasts of Scotland and England, with an inset map of River Dee at Chester from Le neptune François. Moriter's plates were later acquired by the French Depot De La Marine and republished. This is an early state of this map still retaining the Ordre du Roy and Paris 1693 publication line. Pieter Mortier (1661â€"1711) was an 18th-century mapmaker and engraver from the Northern Netherlands. Mortier was born in Leiden. According to Houbraken, David van der Plas worked with him on etchings for Bybelsche Tafereelen (Bible stories), published in Amsterdam in 1700. He was the father of Cornelis Mortier (1699-1783), who in partnership with Johannes Covens I (1697-1774) began the map publishing company Covens & Mortier (1721-1866). He travelled to Paris in 1681-1685 and won the privilege in 1690 of publishing maps and atlases by French publishers in Amsterdam. He used this privilege to win a similar set of privileges for printing an "illustrated print bible" in 1700. He died in Amsterdam. Condition: On two joined sheets as issued. Printer's crease lower left in rhumb lines. Time toning to verso. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Dictionarium Historicum, Geographicum, Poeticum: Gentium, Hominum, Deorum Gentilium, Regionum, Insularum, Locorum, Civitatum, Aequorum, Fluviorum, Sinuum, Portuum,Promontoriorum ac Montium, antiqua recentioraque, ad Sacras & Profanas Historias, Poetarumque Fabulas intelligendas necessaria, Nomina, quo decet ordine, complectens & illustrans, etc.

      Genevae, apud Samuelem de Tournes., 1693.. Reissue of the new edition which incorporated the innumerable additions and emendations made over a period of thirty years by Nicholas Lloyd of Wadham College, Oxford. Quarto. pp [xii], 1059. Title page printed in red and black. Contemporary binding of full tree calf with gilt decoration, marbled endpapers. The first French encyclopaedia, originally printed and published in Paris by Estienne in 1553.From the library of Dutch theologian Johannes Henricus Scholten (1811-1885): tipped in before the title-page is a leaf printed with a prize announcement of the Latin School at Delft with Scholten's name inserted by hand, signed by the Rector A.W. Geers and four other teachers. The binding resembles others made for the school at around this time, as on the front and rear covers is the gilt coat of arms of the city of Delft.Some light foxing here and there. A bit of wear to edges of covers. Very good indeed.

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         Great Britain's Coasting Pilot (Wales - 8 sheets only)

      0 - WELSH Coast only. First edition of the maps was in 1693, the first Sea Atlas produced by an Englishman and was reissued numerous times over the next hundred years. The maps in this offer make up 8 loose center fold charts of the Welsh Coast which include:- all on thick heavy paper, 50 by 59 cms, copper engravings most showing a compass rose, rhumb lines, sailing boats, all uncoloured, all have large decorative cartouches. They are - Not numbered St Georges Channel, No 24 Milford-Haven, No 25 Milford Haven and the Islands Adjacent, 26 Cardigan Bay, 27 Holy-Head Part of the Island of Anglesey in North Wales, 28 P. of Carnarvan Shire, 29 The Isle of Man, 30 The River Dee or Chester-Water. All have a couple of tiny pin pricks to top left & right corners and a couple have a tiny pin prick to the maps -plotting?-. No date or edition stated. Very rare to become available as such! Housed in a large protective up and over box covered in brown bookcloth with printed title to front on white paper label. The survey took seven years and was undertaken from the Merlin, Monmouth, Martin, and the Younge Spragge. Collins probably used existing charts and seamen's sketches and notes, as well as his own observations in this remarkably ambitious undertaking. See ODNB for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Histoire des diables de Loudun ou De la possession de religieuses Ursulines, et de la condamnation & du suplice (sic) d’Urbain Grandier, curé de la même ville.

      Amsterdam : Abraham Wolfgang, 1693 - In-12, 146 x 78 : (2 ff. le premier blanc), 473 pp., (1 f. blanc). — Maroquin aubergine,trois filets dorés en encadrements sur les plats avec fleurons dorés aux angles, dos lisse richement orné, deux filets dorés intérieurs (reliure du XXe siècle). Rare édition originale. Cette célèbre satire contre Richelieu relate la surprenante histoire d’Urbain Grandier, ecclésiastique mondain et libertin, accusé d’envoûtement par les ursulines de Loudun atteintes d’une hystérie passionnelle à son égard. Il fut condamné à cause du cardinal à être brûlé comme sorcier en 1634. Très bel exemplaire dans une reliure pastiche moderne de belle qualité. Dos très légèrement passé. Brunet, 23715. - Quérard I, 113. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         RECUEIL DES TRAITEZ DE PAIX, DE TREVE, DE NEUTRALITE, DE CONFEDERATION, D'ALLIANCE, ET DE COMMERCE, FAITS PAR LES ROIS DE FRANCE, AVEC TOUS LES PRINCES, ET POTENTATS DE L'EUROPE, ET AUTRES, DEPUIS PRES DE TROIS SIECLES.

      Paris. 1693. - Six volumes. Quarto. Contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt with leather labels. Light wear to hinges and spines; corners rubbed. Bookplates on front pastedowns. Light scattered foxing. A very good set. This massive compilation is the first major collection of French treaties, beginning in 1435 and running to 1692, including many treaties relating to America. Many important French state papers appeared here for the first time, especially those from the 15th and 16th centuries. It was not until the early 17th century that published versions of treaties began to appear simultaneously with the event, and even then treaties between kings were often secret, or contained secret sections, for decades. Thus, the Leonard set offers either first or very early printings of many documents of the greatest importance, including a number that are important for the Americas. The NUC entry for this work describes it in six volumes and locates five sets. Sabin states the work consists of six regular volumes plus two additional volumes of twenty- nine treaties with separate titlepages for each, covering treaties from 1697 to 1719. This set includes the original six volumes published in 1693, and is complete in and of itself. Frances Davenport identifies eleven treaties for which the Leonard set provides the first or first French printing between 1556 and 1684, as follows: 1) Davenport 20. Treaty between France and Spain, 1556, by which the French agreed to stay out of Spanish America and the Spanish agreed to leave alone French fisheries off the North American coast. 2) Davenport 22. Treaty between France and Spain, 1585. A similar agreement to keep France out of the Indies. 3) Davenport 26. Treaty between France and England, 1603. This treaty was made while England and Spain were still at war, and arranged for the French and British to take concerted action, with England raising a fleet to attack the Spanish New World dominions. It became a dead letter when James I made peace with Spain the next year. 4) Davenport 29. A defensive alliance between the Netherlands, France and England, in which the latter two agreed not to interfere with Dutch trade in the New World. 5) Davenport 32. Treaty between the Netherlands and France, agreeing not to interfere with each other's trade in the New World. 6) Davenport 34. Treaty between England and France settling the brief war between the powers of 1627-28. In this war the British had seized much of New France, including Quebec, which was restored with the peace. 7) Davenport 36. Treaty between Great Britain and France (St. Germain-en-laye). This treaty followed up Davenport 34, above, and called for the specific restoration of all of Canada; England gave up Nova Scotia reluctantly, and only in the face of French naval superiority. 8) Davenport 37. Treaty between France and Portugal, 1641. Portugal, having won independence back from Spain, agrees to cooperate with the French and Dutch against Spain in the New World. 9) Davenport 68. Agreement between Spain and the Netherlands, made by Spain in an attempt to defend its New World possessions. 10) Davenport 73. Cessation of hostilities in America between France and Sweden on one hand, and Denmark and Brandenburg on the other, 1679. This war had involved battles between the West Indian possessions of all powers, and restored the status quo while allowing free trade in West Indian ports. 11) Davenport 77. Treaty between Spain and France, 1684 (Ratisbon). This treaty supposedly brought peace between the Spanish and French throughout the world, but was really a screen by Louis XIV for his incursions on Spanish dominions in the New World. Immediately after it he authorized La Salle to start his colony on the Gulf of Mexico, and attempted to seize northern New Spain. A most important collection. SABIN 40104.

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         Trinum Marinum .

      Augsburg Enderlin 1693 - Philo Cosmographus (pseud.). "Trinum Marinum: Oder: Die an einander hangende Drey Meer. Pontus Euxinus, Propntis, cum Archipelago . Das Schwartze / Wisse / und Egeische Meer . Insulen . Landen . Städten / Vestungen / Gebürgen / Seen / Flüssen / Thieren / Vögeln / Fischen / Antiqitäten und Raritäten / etc. . zu Lust und Nutzen / . in vilen Kupffern vorgestellt". Augsburg: Nepperschmid for Enderlin, 1693. Fol. (2), 61, (1) pp. Bounded together with: Ditto. "Arca Temporum Mundi Reserata. Oder: Der Welt eröffnete Zeit- und Geschicht- Beschreibung . Die Tyrannisirungs- Zeit Der Ottomannischen Porten". Ditto. 64 pp. 38 plates with 39 copper-engravings (city-views, plans, maps, depictions of animals). Orig. paper binding. - Spine expertly restored. Part of the title-page of "Trinum ." torn off (some loss of text) and expertly filled in with old paper. Otherwise in good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
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         Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia

      Pace Gallery 1693 - Brown Leather. Written in Latin. Transverse folio (19" by 15 1/4"). With 83 leaves of etched plates. Rebound with 19th century leather. Rubbing, light wear to corners and spine. There is a water stain on the bottom of the pages but does not affect the engraving. Large gift inscription on endpaper.Some light foxing on edges and few print stains. Overall clean and binding is tight. The work first appeared around 1685 as part of a series of copper engravings about the Roman antiquities that the painter, copper engraver and publisher Bartoli and the art writer and collector Bellori attempted to preserve and document the "non-literary, pictorial sources of antiquity." Giovanni Giacomo Rossi and his successor from 1693, Domenico Rossi, then issued a new, changed edition of the work. Bartoli's etchings were aimed at detail, accurate accuracy and formal, aesthetic reproduction. The place of storage and, in some cases, the bearer of the relief are mentioned, although without indication of size and material. The reliefs are treated primarily as iconographic evidence of the history and culture of Rome. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Gedrucktes Mandat zur Entrichtung der Kriegssteuer. Linz, 4. IX. 1693.

      1693. 1 S. Folio, ca. 53 x 40 cm (Plica eingefaltet und achtfach gesiegelt). Mit den hübschen, wohlerhaltenen papiergedeckten Siegeln der acht Verordneten der obderennsischen Landstände gesiegeltes Mandat hinsichtlich der Entrichtung der Kriegssteuer während des Türken- und Pfälzischen Erbfolgekriegs; verso hs. bezeichnet: "Die Khriegsteuer und ain halbes Ristgeld mit Zueziehung der Officiers und Bedienten, auch Inleuth und Ehehalten betr.". - Faltspuren bzw. kleine Papierdurchbrücke in den Knickfalten.

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         In Amsterdam zyn geexecuteerd de volgende misdadigers. z. pl., [Amsterdam, S. Schouten??], [1748/1749].

      39 pag., origineel sierpapier omslag. c2327."Niet in STCN, NCC, Worldcat, Bibl. Stadsarchief Amsterdam. Uiterst zeldzaam boekje dat namen, data en bijzonderheden geeft over ter dood gebrachte misdadigers, beginnende in 1693 en eindigende met 1746. Vaak ook gegevens over hun begane misdaad en de wijze van ter dood brenging. Op pag. 37-38 een lijst van in 1748 geplunderde pachters en collecteurs te Amsterdam en Leiden met de vergoeding die hen toegekend is door de Staten van Holland. Op pag. 39 'Notitie der valsche obligatien door P. Pergerrits aan diverse verkogt, zoo verre reeds bekend is (Pergerrits was een fraudulerende Purmerendse oplichter in 1746). Aan de binnenzijde is als schutblad een publikatie van Salomon Schouten gebruikt. Wellicht komt dit boekje uit zijn drukkerij?"

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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         De Sacris Aedificiis a Constantino Magno Constructis.

      Komarek, Rome., 1693. First edition. Folio. pp [xvi], 217, [i errata], [ii bookseller's catalogue]. Allegorical engraved frontispiece by Arnoldo van Westerhout after Giovanni Battista Lenardi. 35 engraved plates, 10 of which are folding. Early eighteenth century full calf with raised band and gilt decorations.Giovanni Giustino Ciampini (1633-1698) was an eminent antiquary whose position as Magister brevium gratiae in the Apostolic Chancery in Rome enabled him to pursue his interests in books, coins, statues and the sciences, as well as archaeology. The present title is one of two major illustrated works of continuing utility and is largely concerned with the ancient churches built in Rome by Constantine the Great. The latter part of the book goes to the Campagna, Constantinople (including the Haghia Sofia) and Palestine (including the Church of the Nativity). Many of the plates are of an unprecedented architectural accuracy and depict features which have since been lost to change and decay.Sympathetically rebacked with decorated spine relaid, front endpapers renewed. Very good indeed. Internally exceptionally clean.

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        Zeichnungs-Büchlein. Dieses in Contorno bestehenden ZeichnungsBüchlein, ist der Lieben Iugendt zu Nutz gezeichnet, in das Kupffer gestochen und verlegt von Iohann Daniel Hertz in Augspurg. Der Erste Theil hat 24 Blat.

      Querf. 24 gest. Taf., 11 nn. gest. Taf. (teilw. mit Zlg). Älterer marmorierter Pappband, gering bestoßen u. berieben. Tafeln auf feste Blätter aufgeklebt, etwas fleckig. Mit Bleistiftanmerkungen (Schriftübungen u. Namen) am vorderen Vorsatz sow. e. (abgelösten) Widmungsblatt (Zur Erinnerung von Josef Wissneder seinem Freunde G. L.). Vgl. Thieme-B. 16,597 - interessantes u. sehr seltenes Werk mit Zeichenvorlagen für die Jugend ?in Konturen?, umfassend den ersten von insgesamt drei erschienenen Teilen, sowie einige ungezählte Blätter. Der zu seiner Zeit bekannte Augsburger Kupferstecher u. Verleger H. (1693-1754), gab außerdem ein Zeichenlehrbuch für erwachsene angehende Künstler ?Natura Artis Studio feliciter ... Oder: Gründlich und vollkommene Anweisung zum Zeichnen? heraus. Vorl. Blätter seines ?ZeichnungsBüchleins? enthalten ausschließlich Vorlagen zur Menschendarstellung. Nicht bei GV u. NUC.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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