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        Lafontana della Crusca overo; il Dizzionario italiano-tedesco e tedesco-italiano aumentato, corretto, accentuato per tutto, con somma diligenza, questa quinta editione dall'Autor proprio; cioe da Nicolo di Castelli nicolo castelli'

      Weidmann,J.L.Gleditsch, 1718 - 1664 Seiten Ledereinband,vorderes Gelenk gebrochen ,Exlibris,textblock gut , 3. Auflage . Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

      [Bookseller: Herr Klaus Boettcher]
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        Opera Omnia Operum omnium - Tomus Primus: Complectens, De Morbis Artificum Diatribam, supplementum Ejusdem Argumenti, dissertationem de Sacrarum Virginum valetudine tuenda; quirus accessit vita ejusdem a' Barthol. Ramazzino M. D. ejus ex Patre Nepote Descripta

      PADOVA: Ex Typographia Jo. Baptistae Conzatti - Patavii, 1718. Rilegato. BUONO. 11,1 17,1. Opera Omnia in quatuor tomos divisa USATO

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        Oeuvres avec des éclaircissemens historiques donnez par lui-même. Nouvelle éd. revue, corrigée & augmentée.

      Amsterdam D. Mortier 1718 - 2 vol., folio in fours, titles printed in red & black with engraved vignette, engraved allegorical frontispiece to first vol., engraved folding portrait of Charlotte Princess of Wales by Gunst after Kneller, one engraved part-title (Le Lutrin, poëme heroï-comique) within decorative border, 6 engraved plates, 28 engraved vignettes, woodcut initials and occasional decorations, text mostly within typographic borders, a little minor browning but overall internally very good, small partly excised stamp on verso of titles, marbled endpapers mounted onto reverse of decorative gilt fly-leaves, contemporary crimson morocco with elaborate gilt borders within single roll border with further gilt decoration to edges and dentelles, spines with elaborate gilt compartments within decorated raised bands, onlaid blue morocco doublures with gilt borders small gilt coat-of-arms to first, some darker mottling and speckling to covers, minor rubbing to extremities, but a handsome set, gilt edges. "Premiere edition de luxe que l'on ait donnee de ce grand poete. Elle se recommande et par sa belle execution typogr. et par d'assez bonnes estampes ou vignettes". (Brunet) A handsome set of an important edition of Boileau's works, bound in full red contemporary morocco, splendidly embellished by fine allegorical engraved vignettes and, illustrating the poet's masterpiece Le Lutrin, plates. Cohen-R. 166; Brunet I 1058 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dessein de la Maison de Plaisance nommée Monbyjoux.

      - Kupferstich v. Böcklin n. Eosander de Goethe aus Theatrum Europäum, 1718, 45,5 x 52 Ernst, Eosander ., Nr. 1; Fauser, Nr. 1383; Kiewitz 493; Berndt 211. - Blick auf das Hauptgebäude, i. Vgr. der Treppenaufgang, belebt durch zahlr. Personen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        An Account of the Fish-Pool ? for the Importation of Fish Alive

      H. Meere, London 1718 - First edition. Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, 22 woodcut diagrams throughout text. vii, [i], 60 pp. 8vo. First edition of Steele's description of the "Fish Pool," a contraption for transporting fish alive to inland town market. A constant current of air and water would keep the fish alive and fresh by mimicking the natural conditions of their environment. Steele was assisted in the design by Joseph Gillmore. The various woodcuts throughout the text show the design of the Fish Pool and the carriage used to transport it overland. A patent was applied for in February 1718 and four Fish Pool vessels were launched in 1721, though the plan was ultimately not financially successful. Blanchard, Tracts, p. 419; Rothschild 1960 Disbound, uncut. Some pale spotting. In gray card folder Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, 22 woodcut diagrams throughout text. vii, [i], 60 pp. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Geist- und weltlicher Staat von Groß-Britanien und Irrland nach der gegenwärtigen Zeit (3 Bände in 1).

      Leipzig, Weidmann, 1718. - Oder Allerneuste Historische und Geographische Nachricht von denen dreyen Königreichen Engel-, Schott- und Irrland, worinnen derselben Einwohner Ursprung, Sprache, Temperament, Genius, Religion, Sitten und Litteratur . deutlich und weitläufig entdecket werden; Alles aufs sorgfältigste . aus dem Englischen übersetzet . Mit gestochenem Porträtfrontispiz, 87 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 1 gefaltete Karte, 11 Blatt, 1240 Seiten; 448 Seiten, 39 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 21 x 18 cm, Einband berieben und bestossen, Kapitale mit kleineren Reparaturen, innen etwas gebräunt. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der historischen, geographischen und staatsrechtlichen Beschreibung des Vereinigten Königreichs von England, illustriert mit zahlreichen Kupfertafeln, die Ansichten von London und anderen Städten in England, Irland und Schottland zeigen, ferner Landschaften, Naturwunder, Porträts und historische Szenen. Guy Miège (1644-1718) war ein englischer Romanist, Anglist und Lexikograf, der aus Lausanne gebürtig, die meiste Zeit seines Lebens in London verbrachte und überaus kenntnisreich über England berichtete.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Historia Bibliothecae Fabricianae. Pars 1-6. (.) auctore Ioanne Fabricio.

      Wolfenbuttelii, Sumptibus Godofredi Freytagii Bibliopolae (Wolfenbüttel: Freytag) 1718-1724. - (12), 479, (9); (8), 526, (10); (10), 546; (10), 546; (6), 564; (6), 564; (8), 576 Seiten. Durchgängig mit Buchschmuck in Holzstich (Kopfstücke, Initialen und Vignetten) sowie rot-schwarz gedruckten Titeln. Kommentiertes Verzeichnis der Privatbibliothek des Gelehrten Johann Fabricius (1644-1729). - Ebert I, 7268. - Graesse II, 543. - NDB IV, 735f. - Der evangelische Theologe Johann Fabricius (1644–1729) war Professor der Theologie in Altdorf und Helmstedt, 1703 wurde er Mitglied der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaften. Wegen seiner relativistischen Stellungnahme zur Konversion der wolfenbüttelischen Prinzessin Elisabeth-Christine zur katholischen Kirche musste er 1709 von allen Ämtern zurücktreten und widmete sich seinen wissenschaftlich-bibliographischen Interessen. - Das Verzeichnis seiner beachtlichen Privatbibliothek birgt 300 Jahre nach Erscheinen zahlreiche Beschreibungen seltener Editionen mit den kenntnisreichen, ausführlichen Kommentaren des Gelehrten. - Einbände etwas fleckig. Hinterdeckel von Band 1 beschädigt (Fehlstelle in Pergamentdecke, ebenso kleinere Fehlstellen an einzelnen Ecken). Rücken mit einigen Wurmlöchern. Wurmgänge ohne Textverlust an Innengelenken sowie den ersten, teilweise auch den letzten Seiten. Stellenweise leicht stock-, häufiger braunfleckig. - Stempel auf Titelblättern, Exlibris "Laurentii Caleppi" auf den Innendeckeln. Erste Ausgabe. la Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 8° (21 x 17,5 cm). Pergamentbände der Zeit auf vier Bünden mit Titelprägung auf Rückenschild und gesprenkelten Schnitten. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        A Cruising Voyage round the World First to the South Sea thence to the East Indies and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope Begun in 1708 and finished in 1711 Containing a Journal of all the remarkable transactions particularity of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil of the Acapulca Ship and other Prizes An account of Alexander Selkirks living alone for Years and four Months in an island and a brief description of several Countries in our Course noted for trade especially in the South Sea With maps of all the Coast from the best Spanish Manuscript Draughts And an Introduction relating to the South Sea Trade

      Second edition, corrected. Frontispiece folding world map and four other folding maps (a series charting the Pacific coast from Mexico to Chile). 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled panelled calf, joints professionally repaired, extremities slightly worn. xix, [1], 428, 57, [7]index, [8]publisher's catalogue pp. London, Pr. for Andrew Bell and Bernard Lintot,

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        The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations, from the Declension of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the time of Christ.

      London, Knaplock and Tonson. 1718 - 5th edition. 2 Bände. Folio. XXVI, 453 S., 7 nn. Bl.; XVIII, 518 S., 31 nn. Bl., mit 5 (4 doppelblattgroßen) Kupferstichkarten, 1 gestochenen, doppelblattgroßen Plan und 1 Textkupfer. Leder der Zeit mit Deckelblindprägung sowie reicher Rückenvergoldung, (beschabt, Kapitale und Ecken gestaucht, Gelenke angeplatzt). Fünfte Ausgabe, dieses Standardwerkes zur Geschichte des jüdischen Volkes. - Graesse V, 442; vgl. Fürst II, 121 (spätere Ausgabe). - Mit den Karten von Syrien, Palestina und Israel, Ägypten, Persien und Indien, sowie Asia Minor. - Der Plan mit einem Grundriss des Tempels in Jerusalem. - Titel in Rot und Schwarz. - Minimal stockfleckig, Ex-Libris auf Innendeckel. Sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        Kst.- Karte, b. J. B. Homann, "Geographische Vorstellung der jämerlichen Wasser-Flutt in Nieder-Teutschland, welche den 25.Dec.A° 1717,in der heiligen Christ-Nacht, mit unzählichen Schaden, und Verlust vieler tausend Menschen, einen großen theil derer Herzogth. Holstein und Bremen, die Grafsch. Oldenburg , Frisland, Gröningen und Nort-Holland überschwemet hat".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1718, 46,7 x 58 Albers, Frisa Orientalis, Nr. 3.08 - Zeigt die Nordseeküste von Dokkum (Nordholland) bis Föhr. Links eine große Nebenkarte (22 x 20 cm) von Nordholland mit dem Zuydersee, unten 4 Darstellungen von Dammbrüchen und Schleusen. Rechts oben und links unter der Hollandkarte Beschreibung der Ereignisse in dieser Sturmflutnacht. In der Bildmitte große Kartusche mit Allegorien zur Sturmflut. Die Weihnachtsflut des Jahres 1717 war eine der folgenreichsten Sturmfluten in Norddeutschland und kostete über 9000 Menschen das Leben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Conspectus medicinae theoretico-practicae, tabulis CXVI. Omnes primarios morbos, methodo stahliana tractandos, exhibens: cum indice satis locuplete et praefatione D.D. Stahlii Consiliarii et archiatri Regii, auctore Ioanne Iunckero Med. Practico Orph

      impensis Orphanotrophei,, Halae, 1718 - In 4° (20,8x16,6 cm); 20, 752, (72) pp. Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con dorso a 4 nervi e titolo in oro su fascetta. Tagli spruzzati in blu. Titolo impresso in rosso e nero. Bella marca tipografica animata al frontespizio con motto "Illo splendente levabor". Testatine, iniziali e finalini animati e riccamente ornati. Esemplare in ottime condizioni di conservazione con pagine che a differenza degli altri esemplari conosciuti, si presenta con pagine con solo leggerissima brunitura (le opere stampate a Halle per la qualità della carta si presentano solitamente fortemente brunite). Prima rarissima edizione, due soli esemplari censiti in ICCU, di questo importante studio medico-chimico del celebre medico tedesco Johann Juncker. L'autore fu a lungo professore di medicina ad Halle (fu anche rettore dell'Università) e medico privato di molte eminenti personalità dell'epoca. Junker fu anche uno dei massimi difensori della teoria del flogisto di Georg Ernst Stahl. Tale teoria elaborata nel XVII secolo riguarda la combustione dei materiali e ha l'intento di spiegare i processi di ossidazione e combustione. La teoria del flogisto venne successivamente smentita e abbandonata dopo che fu resa pubblica la legge della conservazione della massa di Antoine Lavoisier. La teoria in sostanza sostiene che i materiali combustibili e metalli arroventati si trasformavano in "calci" (oggi diremmo semplicemente che si ossidano) producendo durante il processo di combustione o di calcinazione, il "flogisto", un misterioso principio di infiammabilità o principio solforoso. Junker fu anche un grande organizzatore e fondò uno degli ospedali più apprezzati della sua epoca realizzando una struttura di sanità pubblica ad Halle che distribuiva farmaci gratuitamente ai poveri. L'opera qui presentata, che ebbe varie riedizioni nel corso di tutto il XVIII° secolo, è particolarmente apprezzata per la sua completezza nella trattazione di diverse patologie e per la chiarezza dei sentimi legati agli stessi. L'opera, divisa in capitoli tratta di diversi tipi di febbri ma anche di malattie veneree, malattie infettive e presenta capitoli intramente dedicati alla depressione (o melanconia), varie manie, idrofobia, nottambulismo e dei bambini. Esemplare in ottime condizioni di conservazione, raro. Good copy, rare, first edition. Rif. Bibl.: IT\ICCU\RMSE\007029.

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        Monasticon Anglicanum:

      Vol 1, 1788, frontis,[2], (xvi), [1], 2-375 pp, [9]; Vol 2, 1722, [2], [1], [ii-vii], [5], 538 pp, [2]; Vol 3, 1723, [4], 279, [1], [3], 4-388 pp, [6]. Title pages printed in red & black. With one engraved title & 154 engraved plates including 28 double-page & 1 folding. (folio) 44.5x27 cm (17½x10¾"), period full red morocco ruled in gilt, spines tooled in gilt, raised bands, red marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., bookplates to fpds. VG++, 3 vols (large paper), including the two supplemental volumes by John Stevens, 1718, 1722 & 1723, 154 pls + 1 eng tp. A beautiful, large paper set of the first abridged edition of this magnificent work on English churches and religious orders, profusely illustrated with views of the churches and the habits of the various orders of monks and nuns. Collations are haphazard for this set, with copies having 140-150 plates; this copy has 154 and is quite complete. Lowndes notes: "An excellent epitome" and calls for 151 plates, giving a full collation of all the plates and erratic pagination. The difference may be attributable to not counting some double-page plates.

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        AMERIKA. - Landkarte., "Novi Orbis sive totius Americae cum adiacentibus Insulis nova exhibitio".

      Altkol. Kupferstich bei Chr. Weigel, 1718, 27,5 x 34 cm. Aus: Johann David Köhlers "Bequemer Schul= und Reisen=Atlas", 1718. - Gesamtamerika mit Kalifornien als Insel, links unten figürliche Kartusche. - Unten kaum sichtbarer, alt hinterlegter Randeinriss, sonst wohl erhalten. Amerika, Amerika, USA u.K., Landkarten

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        Biblia, Det er, Den gandske Hell. Skriftes Bøger, Ved Hans Kgl. Majests... Kong Friderich Den Fierdes Christelige Omsorg, med fliid og efter Grund=Textene nøyere end tilforn efterseete, saa og med adskillige Paralleler formerede. Det andet Oplag.

      Kjøbenhavn, Missions-Collegii Bogtrykkerie, 1718. Lex8vo. Pragtbind i indfarvet og præget helpergament med originale spænder og lukkestroppe i støbt messing. Bindsider med forgyldte rammer af stempler og ornamenter inden for hvilke store pyramide- figurer som ligner milepæle hvis sider er indfarvede i grønt og rødt og besat af stempler med fugle i forgyldning. Øverst med forgyldt kongekrone. Stor indfarvet dekoration med blomster og blade, herunder et bredt bånd for hvis ender er anbragt forgyldte engle. I båndet "FRYCTE GUD" og som fortsættes i det tilsvarende bånd på bagpermen "OG ÆRE KONGEN". Nederst på bindsiderne en stor ramme udført i rudemønster med skiftende farver i rødt og grønt, heri blindtrykte stempler med stjerner. Ryggen opdelt i 5 felter af blindtrykte borter, midt i felterne et større stempel i blindtryk. Titelfeltet indfarvet i grønt hvori titlen er forgyldt (guldet dog noget afslidt). Helt guldsnit med ciseleringer. Forsatse marmorerede med bølger i forskellige farver. Antageligt et bogbind fra Charlotte Amalies bibliotek (prinsesse af Danmark 1706-82, datter af Fr.IV). ¶ Bibl. Dan. I,10 (men 2. oplaget ikke registreret her).

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        Uitbeelding der Heerlijkheit Friesland... ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE. [Willen Henskes copy?.

      Leeuwarden:: Francois Halma,, 1718.. Very rare. From the second, enlarged edition, as the first edition (1698) was published in only 125 copies.. 28 x 45cm. Single leaf.. Francois Halma, ed. Title page. Trimmed just outside the borders. Appears to be a title page pre-publishing (?), with small map, coat of arms, and title tablet excised, replaced with contemporary notes in ÒWillem HenskesÓ hand (?). Henskes was an authority on Dutch books in the 18th century. It is rare, but few books of the period were bound with such things as the coat of arms and title lacking from the engraving, so that the owner could personalize it for themselves. Mounted at corners on larger plain leaf, suitable for framing, or to match with another copy. From the famous Friesland Atlas, the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland. Beautiful allegorical frontispiece (first appearance in this edition), engraved by Jacob Folkema after a drawing by artist Gerbrandus van der Haven and especially after the poet Johannes Hilarides.

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        Vertumnus vanitatis; in XXIV. metrorum schemata poesi morali trigesies transformatus. Editio posterior; amplissimè auctior, et insuper XXXII. figuris aeneis illustrata. (Augsburg), J. J. Lotter für A. Pfeffel 1725. 12°. 18 Bll., 292 S., mit 1 Kupfertafel, 1 ganzs. Widmungs-Kupferstich (am Titel verso) u. 31 (fast ganzs.) emblematischen Textkupfern von A. Hommer, grün eingefärbt. Prgt. über Holzdeckeln d. Zt.

      - Faber du Faur 691 - Landwehr V, 417 - Praz 414 - Jantz 1718.- Erste illustrierte Ausgabe des erstmals 1697 erschienenen Textes.- Der Verfasser Martin Schubart (1662-1733) war Mitglied des Piaristenordens und Musiker in Wien.- Etw. braun- u. feuchtfleckig (am Schluß stärker), Ebd. berieben u. fleckig, Gelenke mit kl. Wurmspuren, Schließen fehlen.# First illustrated edition.- With engraved plate, dedicatory plate and 31 copperplates of emblems by Ant. Hommer.- German and Latin verses, the former influenced by Laurentius von Schnifis.- Something brown and wet spotted (stronger at the end), binding rubbed and stained, hinges with small worm traces, claps missing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Jo. Mariae Lancisii archiatri pontificii. Opera quae hactenus prodierunt omnia; dissertationibus nonnullis adhuc dum ineditis locupletata, & ab ipso auctore, recognita atque emendata. Collegit, ac in ordinem digessit Petrus Assaltus. Tomus primus (e Tomus secundus)

      sumptibus fratrum de Tournes, Genevae 1718 - Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida con nervi, titolo e data ms. al ds. Cornici e grandi fregi impressi a secco al centro dei piatti. Tagli colorati. Ex libris araldico al contropiatto anteriore. Ottimo, freschissimo esemplare. Rara edizione, contemporanea alla prima, dell opera omnia del celebre medico romano (1654-1720) pubblicata per cura di Pietro Assalti. Blake, 254; Wellcome III, 441. 4to (cm. 22,5), 2 Tomi legati in un volume, 14 cc.nn., 162 pp., 11 cc.nn., 7 cc.nn., II-170 pp., 11 cc.nn., XXIV-384 pp. con una ritratto dell A. inciso da Jacob Frey da un disegno di Sebastiano Conca e 2 grandi carte rip. ( Descriptio orae Ostiensis ac Laurentinae una cum litoralib. aggestionibus e Quarti delle selve ); 10 cc.nn., 380 pp. con 3 tavv. f.t.

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        Explanation, of the famous and renowned glas-work. Or painted windows, in the fine and eminent Church at Gouda. For the use and commodity of both Inhabitants, and Foreigners that come to see this artificial Work.

      Gouda: Printed by John & Andrew Endenburg, Priviledged Printers of the City, 1718. First English Edition, 12mo, [32]pp., woodcut of Gouda City Arms on title, with some light browning to upper portion of title, modern boards, a nice copy. A history of the Sint Janskerk cathedral in Gouda, with full descriptions thirty-one stained glass windows. After a disastrous fire in 1552, that destroyed most of the stained-glass windows, the glass painters Dirck and Wouter Crabeth were commissioned to produce new windows. By the year 1555, three years after the fire, the first window was introduced, and by 1603 thirty-one superb stained glass windows had been installed. The cathedral in Gouda now contains the most significant examples of sixteenth-century Dutch stained glass in the Netherlands. Each of the stained glass installations have been analysed in chronological order. Evans, Bibliography of Stained Glass, p.65: the British Library, Bodleian and Huntington copies only in the ESTC.

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        Jo. Mariae Lancisii archiatri pontificii... Opera quae hactenus prodierunt omnia; dissertationibus nonnullis adhuc dum ineditis locupletata, & ab ipso auctore, recognita atque emendata. Collegit, ac in ordinem digessit Petrus Assaltus... Tomus primus (e Tomus secundus)

      sumptibus fratrum de Tournes, 1718. 4to (cm. 22,5), 2 Tomi legati in un volume, 14 cc.nn., 162 pp., 11 cc.nn., 7 cc.nn., II-170 pp., 11 cc.nn., XXIV-384 pp. con una ritratto dell’A. inciso da Jacob Frey da un disegno di Sebastiano Conca e 2 grandi carte rip. (’Descriptio orae Ostiensis ac Laurentinae una cum litoralib. aggestionibus’ e ‘Quarti delle selve’); 10 cc.nn., 380 pp. con 3 tavv. f.t. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida con nervi, titolo e data ms. al ds. Cornici e grandi fregi impressi a secco al centro dei piatti. Tagli colorati. Ex libris araldico al contropiatto anteriore. Ottimo, freschissimo esemplare. Rara edizione, contemporanea alla prima, dell’opera omnia del celebre medico romano (1654-1720) pubblicata per cura di Pietro Assalti. Blake, 254; Wellcome III, 441.

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        [Correspondence]: Letters of Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Byng to Sir George Delaval concerning the Battle of Cape Passaro in 1718, including Line of Battle Orders

      Near Fine. A remarkable archive of 24 letters from Admiral of the Fleet George Byng, sent to Rear Admiral George Delaval, who commanded the Blue Squadron under Byng's command, along with associated documents from George Saunders and Josiah Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty, relating to the British naval campaign of 1718 in the Mediterranean, culminating in the Battle of Cape Passaro, Sicily, on the 11th August. A mix of quarto and folio sheet with many folded once to form four pages. Each letter is Signed by Byng, with one signed twice. Despite their age the letters are near fine or better with only light wear and housed in a custom cloth chemise with printed labels.The Battle of Cape Passaro resulted in the defeat of the Spanish by the British Fleet under Sir George Byng four months before the War of the Quadruple Alliance. The Spanish refused to re-embark their army from the Sicilian mainland. Despite war not having been formally declared, Byng correctly anticipated approval from home and attacked and routed the Spanish fleet, thwarting their ambitions to take Italy and Sicily.The subject matter of the letters is concerned with supplies, day-to-day naval matters, and continuing hostilities against the Spanish, and includes details of several rendezvous for meeting up in the event of separation owing to bad weather. Common problems are mentioned such as desertion and shortage of food and more particularly wine. The earliest is dated May 17th concerning the mobilization of troops and pressed men for the campaign. The letter of May 29th regards the Line of Battle detailing ships, ordnance and men, commanders and formation, and pennants, and the signals to be used. On July 3rd Byng gives orders to oppose the landing of the Spanish in Italy with a warrant order of operations to "take, sink, burn or destroy" the King of Spain's ships; the last of the series dates from the December 9th from the Admiralty office (not by Byng) congratulating Delaval on his safe arrival at Spithead and requesting him to escort the fireship Griffin to Deptford. Byng sent mail from on board his ship the Barfleur whilst at sea, and also from the Admiralty office in London.Byng was sent on subsequent diplomatic missions on behalf of England to negotiate with Italian princes and states, and was instrumental in the acceptance of the terms of the Quadruple Alliance by Spain. In 1718 Byng was already a respected member of the establishment, having supported the accession of William and Mary at the Glorious Revolution, contributed to the burning of the French fleet at Vigo, and leading the bombardment squadron during the capture of Gibraltar. He was rewarded with a knighthood and a regular promotion. After the success of 1718 this included membership in the Privy Council, admittance to the Order of the Bath and the title of Viscount Torrington which his descendants still bear today. In 1727 Byng was made First Lord of the Admiralty and the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth was founded in his memory.Delaval also had a distinguished naval and diplomatic career from a young age, with victory at the Battle of Malaga in 1704 and missions to Spain and Portugal, as well as his promotion to Rear Admiral and leadership of The Blue Squadron. He is perhaps best known for rebuilding his ancestral seat, the celebrated Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland (now a National Trust property), with architect Sir John Vanbrugh.It is important to note that Admiral George Byng should not be confused with his fourth son, John Byng, also present at the Battle of Cape Passaro as a 13 years old, who built a respectable career as a naval officer and became an Admiral but was court-martialed and shot by firing squad on 14 March 1757.A remarkable collection of letters from the First Lord of the Admiralty during the reign of King George II. Detailed list by date:1. BYNG, George. ALS, 2pp., Admiralty Office: May 17th. Letter giving instructions for troops and pressed men on transport ships coming from Ireland to be taken to the Isle of Wight until the fleet is ready for them to board (care to be taken that they don't desert).2. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., Admiralty Office: May 18th. Letter requesting reports every other day instead of weekly, now that the Mediterranean ships are under his command. Reports should give details of the condition of ships and provisions for the squadron at Spithead; ships to be kept well supplied. The letter is addressed to Capt. Balchon to be passed on to any more senior officer at Spithead.3. BYNG, George. ALS, 3pp., Admiralty Office: May 19th. Letter requesting men to be dispersed where needed among the ships already assembled as Byng's ship the HMS Barfleur is held up by strong winds at the Downs. All should be in sailing order and prepared for voyage with Byng shortly making his way to Portsmouth.4. BYNG, George. ALS, 3pp., onboard the Barfleur at Spithead: May 20th. Letter to accompany requesting twice weekly forms to be completed whilst in England and each Monday thereafter. [With] Blank form Signed by Byng to be completed with details of state and condition of ship, men and ordnance.5. BYNG, George. LS, 1pp., Admiralty: May 20th. Letter in reply to one sent to him on the 19th with instructions that the men recently arrived at Spithead from Ireland should be dispersed "as you think fit" and only discharged if sick. Fleet should be assembled by the end of the week ready to leave as soon as possible so should be in sailing order.6. BYNG, George. ALS, 3pp., Admiralty: May 21st. Letter requesting the pressed men from the Dunkirk should be put on board the HMS Success and the HMS Drake sloops from Ireland. Men are in short supply and the expected West Country recruits from Captain Drake have not materialized.7. BYNG, George. ALS, 1p., Admiralty: May 24th. Letter apologizing for not replying to Capt. Winder's proposition of taking wine and Byng agrees with it. Suggests he (Byng) should set out next day for Portsmouth with the rest of the squadron as long as his instruction is signed by the King -- he's impatient at the delay.8. BYNG, George. ALS, 1p., Admiralty (at night): May 24th. Letter advising that following the morning's Cabinet Council meeting, the King wants Byng to stay until Monday, by which time the ships from the Downs should have arrived. 9. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur: May 29th. Line of Battle with full details of ships, guns, men commanders, divisions and flags/pennants.10. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur at Spithead: June 1st. Letter to accompany Rendezvous details 12 and Instructions books.11. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., [onboard the Barfleur at sea]: June 1st. Rendezvous details with variations to suit prevailing winds etc if the fleet should become separated by weather. Also men are put on short rations.12. BYNG, George. ALS, 2pp., [onboard the Barfleur at sea]: July 3rd. Byng aboard the Barfleur - order by Admiral Corbett's Command to "take, burn, sink or destroy" the King of Spain's ships.13. BYNG, George. LS, 2pp., [onboard the Barfleur off Cape Malaga]: July 3rd. Line of Battle with full details of ships, guns, men, commanders etc. Signed twice.14. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., [onboard the Barfleur at sea]: July 13th. Rendezvous details for unavoidable separation to meet in the Bay of Naples.15. BYNG, George. ALS, 2pp., [onboard the Barfleur at sea]: July 19th. Letter regarding wine supply from the Agent Victualler at Lisbon, giving instructions for payment on the King's account. Instructions for new Commander-in-Chief Carker to be given a guard when boarding ships.16. BYNG, George. ALS, 1p., [onboard the Barfleur at Naples]: July 25th. Letter to accompany 18 and giving details of flags to use if the Viceroy of Naples should visit the fleet.17. BYNG, George. LS, 1pp., [onboard the Barfleur]: July 25th. Rendezvous details.18. SAUNDERS, George. ALS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur: August 13th. Saunders instructions to Byng's for the HMS Dorsetshire to tow the HMS Felucca.19. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur at Reggio: September 5th. Letter referring to correspondence directing giving boat hole tops to the ships.20. BYNG, George. LS, 2pp., onboard the Barfleur at Reggio: September 13th. Order by Corbett's command directing Delaval to take named ships under his command, to proceed to Malta then give safe passage for merchant ships to Syracuse and on to Reggio.21. BYNG, George. LS, 2pp., onboard the Barfleur at Reggio: September 22nd. Order by command of Corbett, addressed to Capt. Beverley of the Montagu for Delaval to deliver, to take mast ship to Port Mahon under protection and to await further orders.22. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur: October 3rd. Rendezvous details to meet in the Bay of Mallafso or at Cuzzolo near Naples, in the event of separation.23. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur in Bay of Baio: October 23rd. Order by Corbett's command regarding Mr Ralph Archbould's application to be a Lieutenant of one of his Majesty's ships. His qualifications are to be checked and, if satisfactory, a Certificate to be issued of his ability to perform the Duty of a Lieutenant.24. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur in Bay of Baio: October 24th. Order by Corbett's command to take named ships (Dorsetshire, Shrewsbury and Griffin) back to Spithead in England to await orders.25. BYNG, George. LS, 1p., onboard the Barfleur in Bay of Baio: October 25th. Order to take, sink, destroy, etc., the King of Spain's ships and/or effects.26. BURCHETT, Josiah. LS, 1p., December 9th. Josiah Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty at the Admiralty Office. Letter acknowledging Delaval's letter giving details of his safe arrival at Spithead with the ships named on October 24th order and requesting that the fireship be taken to Deptford to be paid up. Congratulates Delaval on his safe arrival.

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        Septem linguarum Calepinus. Hoc est lexicon latinum, Variarum linguarum interpretatione adjecta. Editio postrema

      ex Typographia Seminarii apud Joannem Manfrè, 1718. 2 voll. rilegati insieme, in folio (cm 34x23), pp. 12 nn., 1128, 52 di Addenda et Mutanda e Verba barbara, 116 di Vocabolario italiano e latino... accresciuto, purgato e ridotto a miglior ortografia Per uso delle scuole di grammatica. Solida p/perg. coeva, tagli spruzzati; 3 grandi marche tip. differenti: al front. del 1° vol. fenice su fiamme rivolta al sole nascente e motto entro cornice barocca; alla fine del 1° vol. fenice entro fiori e foglie; al front. del 2° vol. fenice entro ghirlanda sorretta da putti; alcuni grandi capil. e testatine. Prefaz. di Jacobo Facciolati. L'opera del Calepino (monaco agostiniano 1435-1511), fu utilizzata per ogni tipo di traduzione e considerata punto di riferimento per il passaggio dal glossario al vero e proprio dizionario. Mancanza riparata all'angolo sup. dell'occhietto e lievi fior.; vedi: Graesse II, 15, che la ritiene la migliore ediz.; OPAC Bibl. Universitaria di Sassari. Buon esemplare ben conservato. 006/34

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        Justissimae Causae, Heroica Virtute propugnatae, gloriosiß: Triumphi Praemium.

      Artist: Seutter Matthias d ; issued in: Augsburg; date: d1718 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 49,5 x 57,5; - description: Map shows the region of Belgrad in Serbia, with a decorative title cartouche.; - vita of the artist: Matthias Seutter (1678- 1757) Augsburg was the son of a goldsmith in Augsburg. In 1697, Seutter began his studies in Nuremberg and subsequently worked in the publishing house of Jeremias Wolff in Augsburg. In 1710, he established his own publishing house and print shop. The Seutter publishing house produced a great number of maps, atlases, and globes. However, very few original maps were printed there, as Augsburg at that time had no university and no connection to the fields of mathematics or the natural sciences. Seutter therefore copied the work of other cartographers, making his own engravings based on their models. Over 500 maps were produced in his studio. Seutter's most well-known works are the 1725 "Geographical Atlas or an Accurate Depiction of the Whole World" ("Atlas Geographicus oder Accurate Vorstellung der ganzen Welt") with 46 maps, the 1734 "Large Atlas" ("Grosser Atlas") with 131 maps, and the 1744 pocket atlas "Small Atlas" ("Atlas minor") with 64 maps. Matthäus Seutter died in 1757. Seutter's son Albrecht Karl, his son-in-law Conrad Tobias Lotter, and his business partner Johann Michael Probst ran the printing business for five more years.

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        THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES

      London: For the Author, 1718. (4), XIV, 175, [1] pp. 4to (240*180 mm) with halfsheet imposition, collation being Phi2 A2 a-b2 c B-Yy2. A blank could be at c2, however it is not in any described copy. Printed on thick paper. 19th century calf, gilt decoration on spine with title on red shield, new endpapers. 3 edges with contemporary multicolour staining. Some minor edgewear. Provenance: stamp of the Institute of Actuaries of Great Britain and Ireland on title. Their Catalogue 1935 p. 39. The book was conceived as a gamblers manual. On the other hand it is the first scientific publication to come up with an approximation of the binomial distribution. Newton considered De Moivre to be the expert in the field of probability and is said to turn students away on this subject saying: "Go to Mr De Moivre, he knows those things better than I". First edition of an important publication from an interesting provenance [one of their doubles from estates of various professorial estates in the 19th century]. Honeyman 2240, Norman 1529, Kress S1477, Tomash M114. RKN 2007, 1 copy in NCC (Utrecht) not in RUL, 7 in COPAC and 37 in US libraries (see OCLC). Institute of Actuaries p.39, This edition not in Utrecht, which has the 1738 2nd edition only see p. 1040.. First Edition.

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        The Preface to Mr. Pope

      s.n., [London 1718 - First separate edition. 2 pp. broadsheet. Folio (12 x 6 inches). The first separate printing of Aaron Hill's Preface in reply to Alexander Pope's criticism of his Northern-Star, a poem published in 1718 and dedicated to Peter the Great of Russia. "Hill had, apparently through Lintot, asked Pope's opinion of The Northern Star. Lintot, according to Hill, reported to him that Pope though 'Printing any thing in Praise of the Czar of Russian wou'd be receiv'd as a Satyr on the Government'" (Guerinot). Hill questions Pope's criticisim and professes he would have preferred that the poem by critiqued on the merits of its style and execution, than to be faulted for insulting the government. He criticises Pope's Windsor Forest for its forced classicism and further lashes out at the popular poetic diction of his age, in which "? all our Women are Nymphs, Angels, or Goddesses; our Men, Demi-hero's; all our Soldiers are invincible; all our Generals beyond Caesar; all our Kings like Augustus ?" The broadsheet is without imprint, but may have been printed by either Berington or Morphew, printers of The Northern-Star. Hill and Pope clashed frequently, though they were not bitter enemies and did exchange letters. Later editions of Hill's poem excluded the Preface, presumably at the author's request. Rare, not in ESTC. Cf. Foxon H225 & Guerinot, p. 74 (for Hill's poem); not in ESTC Fine, with contemporary manuscript addition to title, explaining that the Preface is "To a poem called, The Northern Star, by Aaron Hill" 2 pp. broadsheet. Folio (12 x 6 inches) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Antique Print-FRIESLAND-GRONINGEN-DRENTE-NETHERLANDS-Sterringa-Halma-1718

      - "Antique print, titled: 'Frisia Dominum ( ) Friesland, verdeeld in de hoof-delen van Oostergoo, Westergoo en Sevenwolde ( ) XXX Grietenijen.' - Detailed map of Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe, the northeast provinces of the Netherlands, with armorial cartouche, scale of miles, vignette of the "Steenen Man" near Harlingen and an inset map of the islands of Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. Grietenijen later turned into the present day towns." Contemporary hand colored copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper. Description: Previously published by Petrus Schenk c. 1706. This detailed original antique map originates from: 'Uitbeelding der Heerlijkheit Friesland '', by B. Schotanus a Sterringa and published by F. Halma in 1718. This Atlas is considered the best atlas of Friesland, the Netherlands.Artists and Engravers: Author/Publisher: Sterringa/Halma. The author is Bernardus Schotanus a Sterringa (1640-1704). The publisher is Francois Halma (1653-1722). Some of the Grietenije kaarten in this work are signed by Jan and Gaspar Luyken / Luiken as the engravers. Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B1-13 The overall size is ca. 25.3 x 21.5 inch. The image size is ca. 23.4 x 20.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 64.3 x 54.6 cm. The image size is ca. 59.5 x 51.5 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Antiphonarium Romanum de tempore et sanctis ad normam Breviarii ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restituti S. PII V Pontificis Maximi jussu editi Clementis VIII ac Urbani VIII

      Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1718. LATINO 8,4 Volume in folio rilegato in tutta pelle con chiusure in metallo, frontespizio con testo stampato in rosso e nero, marca tipografica dell' editore (giglio in cartiglio contornato da rami e foglie) pagine con spartiti musicali con testo e note quadre in nero su tetragramma rosso, presenti richiamia a fine pagine e segnatura dei fascicoli. Segni del tempo, piccole riparazioni alle pagine, alcune note manoscritte a margine, legatura parzialmente allentata. Opera rara e di pregio. USATO

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        Memoires du Cardinal de Retz

      - S.n., Amsterdam 1718, In-16 (8,5x14,7cm), (14) 428pp. et (2) 407pp. et (2) 420pp., 3 volumes reliés. - Seconda edizione. la violazione rara della prima edizione di un badge rarità pubblicato a Nancy nel 1717. Questa edizione sarà dato anche a Colonia a David Roger, che sembra essere un editor di fantasia. frontespizi in rosso e nero. Leganti periodo completo di pelle di pecora marrone. Torna giansenisti nervi. parti del titolo e numero del volume in marocchino rosso. Gli schienali sono più scuri. Attrito. Un piccolo foro alla coda del volume I, e sulla mascella superiore nella testa. Buona copia. Paul Gondi ha scritto le sue memorie su richiesta dei suoi amici durante il suo esilio all'età di sessanta anni (circa 1675-1677) e ha reso l'autobiografia di un uomo politico in un periodo di guerra civile, la Fronda. Non contento di essere un record storico di primissimo ordine, il lavoro tra i monumenti letterari del XVIII e slip e altri autobiografie; dal suo stile vivace, precisa, quella di un uomo d'azione e intrighi alla notevole intelligenza e ambizione politica sempre sveglio (sempre pronto ad allearsi che lo tradiva il giorno prima). Le sue memorie forniranno un contrasto e il suo ultimo resssort ambizione. manoscritto ex libris in fondo della pagina del titolo: A. Germain, parroco di Reilhac. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition. Contrefaçon rare de la première édition d'une rareté insigne parue à Nancy en 1717. Cette édition sera également donnée à Cologne chez David Roger, qui semble être un éditeur fictif. Pages de titre en rouge et noir, contrairement à celle de Cologne. On notera que les lacunes des éditions anciennes des Mémoires n'ont jamais été comblées avant 1836 ; elles étaient causées d'une part par des passages raturés et d'autre part par des feuillets arrachés au manuscrit. Reliures en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs jansénistes. Pièces de titre et de tomaisons en maroquin rouge. Les dos sont plus foncés. Frottements. Un minuscule trou de vers en queue du tome I, ainsi que sur le mors supérieur en tête. Bon exemplaire. Paul de Gondi rédige ses mémoires à la demande de ses amis, lors de son exil, vers l'âge de soixante ans (vers 1675-1677), et compose l'autobiographie d'un homme politique dans une époque de guerre civile, la Fronde. Non seulement témoignage historique de tout premier plan, l'

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        A Clue to the Comedy of the Non-Juror. With Some Hints of Consequence Relating to That Play. In a Letter to N. Rowe, Esq; Poet Laureat to His Majesty

      E. Curll, London 1718 - First edition. [3]-25, [3, ads] pp., lacking half-title. 8vo. Pope vs. Cibber. Rare first edition of Pope's pamphlet reply to Colley Cibber's The Non-Juror, a baldly propagandistic adaptation of Moliere's Tartuffe. Cibber's play slanders all non-jurors (such as the Catholic Alexander Pope) as outright Jacobites. Cibber alludes to Pope three times in the play and generally disparages his Catholicism. "These three allusions, not very meaningful in themselves, were probably meant to suggest that Pope's verse would be popular in homes disaffected to Hanoverian interests and to remind the audience or reader that Pope was a Catholic and, all too probably, like Dr Wolf, a Jacobite" (Guerinot, p. 70). Pope's ingenious reply twists Cibber's muddled work to suggest The Non-Juror is in fact a sly piece of pro-Jacobite propaganda.That Pope wrote a response to Cibber's play was known from Cibber's A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope (1742): "At this time then there came out a Pamphlet (the Title I have forgot) ? The Purport of this odd Piece of Wit was to prove, that the Non-Juror in its Design, its Characters, and almost every Scene of it, was a closely couched Jacobite Libel against the Government: And, in troth, the Charge was in some places so shrewdly maintained, that I almost liked the Jest myself; at least, it was so much above the Spirit, and Invention of the Daily-Paper Satyrists, that all the sensible Readers I met with, without Hesitation gave it to Mr. Pope." The unnamed pamphlet was commonly thought to be A Compleat Key to the Non-Juror, published by Curll in 1718. George Sherburn's "Notes on the Canon of Pope's Works, 1714-20," in The Manly Anniversary Studies in Language and Literature (Chicago, 1923), shows conclusively that the present work, the similarly titled A Clue to the Comedy of the Non-Juror, is by Pope, and the attribution was accepted by Griffith in the appendix to his bibliography of Pope.The Non-Juror was round two in the Pope-Cibber quarrel; the feud began the previous year with Pope's Three Hours after Marriage - in which, remarkably, Cibber was cast in the lead of a play designed to mock him - and culminated with Cibber as the modern epitome of dullness in Pope's 1742 Dunciad. "The Pope-Cibber quarrel was of long standing. Temperamentally incompatible, intellectually unequal, on opposite sides in politics and differing radically in their lifestyles, yet both inhabiting a tiny, emotionally overheated segment of London life in which each was acutely aware of the other's presence, they were almost bound to clash sooner or later" (ODNB). [bound with:] ALBEMARLE, George Monck, Duke of. A Collection of Letters Written by His Excellency General George Monk. London: J. Roberts, 1714. Lacking half-title. ESTC T43DES PÉRIERS, Bonavanture. Cymbalum Mundi. Or, Satyrical Dialogues Upon Several Subjects. London: A. Baldwin, 1712. ESTC T92151Secret Memoirs of the New Treaty of Alliance with France. London: J. Roberts, 1716. Lacking half-title. ESTC T47410The Defection Detected; or, Faults Laid on the Right Side. London: J. Peters, 1718. ESTC T32211[WOODWARD, Josiah]. Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage in a Letter to a Lady. London: J. Nutt, 1704. ESTC T66155WHATLEY, Stephen. A Collection of White and Black Lists. London: S. Popping, 1715. Lacking half-title. ESTC N208GROSVENOR, Benjamin. An Authentick Account of Several Things Done and Agreed Upon by the Dissenting Ministers. London: John Clark, 1719. 3 pp. publisher's ads. ESTC T22790. ESTC T5525; Griffith Add. 90a; cf. Sherburn, "Notes on the Canon of Pope's Works, 1714-20," in The Manly Anniversary Studies in Language and Literature (Chicago, 1923), pp. 176-179 Contemporary Cambridge calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering piece in one, the rest gilt, edges sprinkled. Front joint just starting, some toning and staining, loss to margin of Cymbalum Mundi title-page, a few leaves close trimmed, affecting a word on Pope title-page and a few pag [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The true Nature of Imposture Fully Display'd in the Life of Mahomet.

      London: Printed for E. Curll and J. Hooke, and W. Mears and F. Clay,, 1718. With A Discourse annex'd for the Vindication of Christianity from this Charge. Offered to the Consideration of the Deists of the Present Age. The Seventh Edition, Corrected. Octavo (195 x 120 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, raised bands and red morocco label lettered in gilt to spine, blind-stamped fillets to each panel on covers, second concentric panel with floral blind-stamped cornerpieces, third concentric panel with serrated border roll-tooled in blind, red speckled edges. Small ink ownership inscriptions to front and rear pastedowns, bookplate to front pastedown. Slight rubbing to covers, top edge dust-soiled obscuring the red speckling, some light creasing to pages. An excellent copy. Seventh edition, first published in 1697. As the title implies, Muhammad is treated with great hostility in the book as a fraud and a tyrant. However, the main purpose of the treatise was not to act as a bulwark against the Islamic faith, which posed little threat of proselytising itself amongst the British people, but to serve as a polemic against Deism by equating Islam, still viewed with aversion by most Christians, with Deist ideas. Moreover, the latter part of the 17th century had seen greatly increased knowledge of Islam in the West, which was used by some Deists as a basis to critique Christian theology; by portraying Muhammad as an impostor, his value to the field of comparative religion was diminished. The author is careful however to ensure that his charges of imposture levelled at Muhammad cannot be applied to Christ. Though the book is appended with an impressive bibliography, research has shown that the author's claim to have read the original Arabic sources was false; George Sale was highly critical of Prideaux in his 1734 translation of the Koran.

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        Medici Germani praestantissimi Thesaurus et Armamentarium Medico-Chymicum... Cui in fine adjunctumest Testamentum Hadrianeum de Aureo Philosophorum Lapide.

      Hertz, Venedig, 1718. 452 S., 26 Blatt, 166 S., 1 Blatt mit einem in kupfer gestochenem Frontispiz, original Ganzleder (obere Einbanddeckel lose / Kapitale berieben / im oberen Teil größere Wurmfraßspuren) - Waller 6792 (nur Ausgabe von 1646). Hisch-H. IV, 327.- Adrian von Mynsicht, eigentlich Adrian Sumenicht (1588-1638), war in Heimstedt Arzt unter dem Namen Tribudenius und wurde 1631 Leibarzt des Herzogs Adolph Friedrich von Mecklenburg. Die barocke Arzneimittellehre wurde in der Zeit von 1631 bis 1751 mehrfach aufgelegt -

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        Jo. Mariae Lancisii .Opera quae hactenus prodierunt omnia; dissertationibus nonnullis adhuc dum ineditis locupletata, & ab ipso auctore, recognita atque emendata.

      Genf, Cramer & Perachon 1718 - 1 Porträtkupfer, 2 Faltkupfer mit Ansicht und Landkarte, 3 medizinische Kupfer.- (15) Blatt, 162 Seiten, (11) Blatt; (6), I Blatt, 170 Seiten, (11) Bl.; XXIV Blatt, 384 Seiten; (10) Blatt, 380 Seiten. Hirsch-H. III,659. Garrison-Morton 71. Erste Gesamtausgabe.- Pergamentband der Zeit, fleckig, angeschmutzt, Text an Anfang und Schluß etwas altersfleckig, gelegentlch kleine Wasserflecken, sonst gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2400

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        The true Nature of Imposture Fully Display'd in the Life of Mahomet. With A Discourse annex'd for the Vindication of Christianity from this Charge. Offered to the Consideration of the Deists of the Present Age. The Seventh Edition, Corrected.

      London: Printed for E. Curll and J. Hooke, and W. Mears and F. Clay, 1718 - Octavo (195 x 120 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, 5 raised bands and red morocco label lettered in gilt to spine, blind-stamped fillets to each panel on covers, second concentric panel with floral blind-stamped cornerpieces, third concentric panel with serrated border roll-tooled in blind, red speckled edges. Small ink ownership inscriptions to front and rear pastedowns, bookplate to front pastedown. Slight rubbing to covers, top edge dust-soiled obscuring the red speckling, some light creasing to pages. An excellent copy. Seventh edition, first published in 1697. As the title implies, Muhammad is treated with great hostility in the book as a fraud and a tyrant. However, the main purpose of the treatise was not to act as a bulwark against the Islamic faith, which posed little threat of proselytising itself amongst the British people, but to serve as a polemic against Deism by equating Islam, still viewed with aversion by most Christians, with Deist ideas. Moreover, the latter part of the 17th century had seen greatly increased knowledge of Islam in the West, which was used by some Deists as a basis to critique Christian theology; by portraying Muhammad as an impostor, his value to the field of comparative religion was diminished. The author is careful however to ensure that his charges of imposture levelled at Muhammad cannot be applied to Christ. Though the book is appended with an impressive bibliography, research has shown that the author's claim to have read the original Arabic sources was false; George Sale was highly critical of Prideaux in his 1734 translation of the Koran. ESTC T145002.

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        Die Reisen der wahren Gottseeligkeit auf Erden. Vom Anfange der Welt her bis auf den heutigen Tag, in einer anmuthigen Allegorie oder verblümten Rede, vormahls im Jahr 1683 (...) in Englischer Sprache beschrieben. Nun aber (...) ins Hochdeutsche übersetzet und zu gemeiner Erbauung im Christenthum herausgegeben von Christoph Matth. Seidel.

      Berlin / Halle, Waisenhaus, 1718. 16°. Mit gefalt. gestoch. Frontispiz. 10 Bl., 378 S., 3 Bl. Pgt. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Beigebunden: Ders. Die Reisen der Gottlosigkeit, welche (...) 1684 (...) in Englischer Sprache beschrieben, nun aber (...) übersetzet und (...) heraus gegeben hat Christoph Matthaeus Seidel. Halle, Waisenhaus, 1721. Mit gefalt. gestoch. Frontispiz. 10 Bl., 417 S. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Jöcher/Adelung III, 144. MacKenzie 1151 und 1152. - Gestempelt. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Antique Print-OVERIJSSEL-TRANSISALANIA-Visscher-Schenk-c.1718

      - Antique print, titled: 'Transisalania Provincia vulgo Over-yssel.' - Attractive partly original handcoloured map of the province of Overijssel, The Netherlands. Handcoloured engraving on a fairly thick hand laid paper. Description: Originally published by C.J. Visscher in 1658. This ed. published by Pieter Schenk with the address of N. Visscher and Pet. Schenk junior, age estimate after 1718. State: Exact age and ed. to be determined, but before 1775.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'N. ten Have'. The Visscher family were art and map dealers in Amsterdam during the 17th century. Funded by C. J. Visscher (1587-1652), the business was continued by his son and grandson both named Nicolas. Nicolas Visscher I was born 1618 in Wenns, Austria. He died 1679 in Linz. After the death of Nicolas II, his widow passed the business to Pieter Schenk. Pieter Schenk / Petrus Schenck ( 1660-1718/19) was born in Germany, but settled in Amsterdam where he first became a pupil of Gerard Valck, the engraver. In 1687 he married Valck's sister and thereafter the Schenk and Valck families were active over a long period with a wide range of interests as print sellers, publishers of books, maps, topographical and architectural drawings and globes. Although they produced some original maps, most of their atlases consisted of printings from revised and re-worked plates originally by Jansson, the Visschers, the Sansons and others. Peter Schenk the Younger (1693-1775) was a Dutch engraver and map publisher active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. Condition: Good, given age. Light soiling. Middle fold as issued. Additional vague folding, mostly visible on rear. Lower and top middle fold separated in margins only and backed. Rear blank, but with some manuscript hand writing! Original border handcolouring, with more recent handcolouring of cartouche. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B1-06 The overall size is ca. 26.2 x 22.4 inch. The image size is ca. 22.2 x 17.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 66.5 x 56.8 cm. The image size is ca. 56.5 x 44.2 cm.

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        Antique Map-MIDDLE EAST-ISRAEL-PALESTINE-CANAAN-COLOURED-Danckerts-c. 1718

      - Antique map, titled: 'De Gelegentheyt Van't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan.' - Dutch Bible map covering the region between the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf, featuring the Garden of Eden, which is located near "Babel". The map includes tiny engravings of Eve offering Adam the apple and the expulsion from the garden. Abraham's journey from Ur is noted, as are the wanderings of the Children of Isreal, and a vignette of Jonas and the whale. Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Cornelis Danckerts' after an anonymous artist. Cornelis Danckerts II (1603-1656) was a succesful Amsterdam-based art-. print- and map-seller. (He called himself 'Papiere, konst en caertverkoper.') His sons Dancker II and Justus were active in the business as well. The Danckerts were a well known family containing several engravers, cartographers and print-sellers that started with the founder Cornelis Danckerts I (1536-1595) who was the city carpenter. Condition: Good, given age. A few minor spots. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B15-10 Iscra The overall size is ca. 20.7 x 15.6 inch. The image size is ca. 19.7 x 13.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 52.5 x 39.7 cm. The image size is ca. 50 x 34.3 cm.

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        Die Reisen der wahren Gottseeligkeit auf Erden. Vom Anfange der Welt her bis auf den heutigen Tag, in einer anmuthigen Allegorie oder verblümten Rede, vormahls im Jahr 1683 (.) in Englischer Sprache beschrieben. Nun aber (.) ins Hochdeutsche übersetzet und zu gemeiner Erbauung im Christenthum herausgegeben von Christoph Matth. Seidel.

      Berlin / Halle, Waisenhaus, 1718 - 16°. Mit gefalt. gestoch. Frontispiz. 10 Bl., 378 S., 3 Bl. Erste Ausgabe. - Beigebunden: Ders. Die Reisen der Gottlosigkeit, welche (.) 1684 (.) in Englischer Sprache beschrieben, nun aber (.) übersetzet und (.) heraus gegeben hat Christoph Matthaeus Seidel. Halle, Waisenhaus, 1721. Mit gefalt. gestoch. Frontispiz. 10 Bl., 417 S. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Jöcher/Adelung III, 144. MacKenzie 1151 und 1152. - Gestempelt. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloé

      s. n. - LIVRE Très rare édition contenant outre le frontispice d'après Coypel, les 28 figures (dont 13 doubles) dessinées par Philippe d'Orléans (Régent de France) gravées par Audran. À la fin se trouve la fameuse planche " Les petits pieds" gravée par Caylus. Ex-libris manuscrit du Comte de Moras au dos du frontispice. Le comte de Moras (1718-1771) a été ministre de la Marine sous Louis XV. Les figures de la suite du Régent sont en premier tirage (1718). La suite est bien complète contrairement à l'édition de 1731 qui ne contient que 26 gravures. 1 volume in-8° Plein maroquin rouge, dos long richement orné, pièce de titre maroquin vert, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats avec fleuron d'angle, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées.

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        Die Ehre des Fürst- und Gräflichen Hauses Von Mannsfeld : In dem Alter seiner Ankunfft, grossen Verrichtungen Seiner Fürsten und Grafen insonderheit in dem Leben und Thaten Peter Ernstens, Fürsten des Heil. Röm. Reichs und Grafen von Mannsfeld [et]c. [et]

      , Leipzig 1718 - Noch Titel: "aus dem Zeugnisse glaubwürdiger Scribenten vorgestellet. Mit einer Vorrede, worinnen von dem Auf- und Abnehmen derer teutschen Häuser insonderheit denen Veränderungen im Mannsfeldischen Hause gehandelt wird. Nebst zweifachen Register." Weiterhin "Staat der Grafen von Mansfeld und Hanau,"d.h. ZWEI WERKE IN EINEM BAND. Marmorierter Pappeinband, Pergamentecken, beschrifteter Pergamentrücken, Kapital mit Materialverlust jedoch solide. Buchschnitt rundum blau. +++ ERSTES WERK: Portrait von Peter Ernst als Frontispiz. 238 paginierte Seiten. Inhalt: Vorrede: 43 Seiten mit Titelvignette, einige Tinten-Unterstreichungen von alter Hand. Weiterhin erstes Register über die Vorrede (4 Seiten). Weiterhin der Text selbst: „VON DEM URSPRUNGE; WACHSTHUM UND HOHEN VERDIENSTEN DES URALTEN HOCHLÖBL.HELDEN-HAUSES DERER FÜRSTEN/GRAFEN UND HERREN ZU MANNSFELD"(= I. THEIL, ab S. 4 bis S. 74), 4 unverletzte genealogische Falttafeln . Seite 73/74 mit Tinten-Unterstreichungen, dazu „LEBEN UND THATEN PETER ERNSTS DES HEIL.RÖM.REICHS-FÜRSTEN [etc.] II.THEIL" (Ab S. 77 bis S. 238), Danach „Zweytes Register", nicht paginiert / 8 Seiten mit Titelvignette. +++ ZWEITES WERK (in 2 Teilen): „STAAT DER GRAFEN VON MANSFELD [sic!] UND HANAU": Mit Wappen der Grafen von Hanau als Frontispiz. Grosse unverletzte genealogische Falttafel, Vorrede.121 paginierte Seiten. „Erster Theil stellet vor: Den Hochgräflichen Mansfeldischen Stam-Baum in Kupfer mit accuraten Beschreibung" mit Holzschnitt-Portrait von Kayser Luther (Lothar III. Kaiser des HRR, „gestorben an der Pestilenz 1138, =Seite 10) . „Zweyter Theil des Staats von Mansfeld" enthält: „Nachricht von dem Gräflichen Mansfeldischen Stamm-Hause", „Von der catholischen oder Bornstedtschen Linie", „Von den Wappen der Grafen von Mansfeld", „Von den Gräflichen Mansfeldischen Hoheiten und Praerogativen", „geographische Beschreibung der Mansfeldischen Länder". Mit einer Stamm-Tafel. „Dritter Theil stellet vor den Staat des Gefürsteten Grafen von Hanau", 2 Stamm-Tafeln. Zuletzt: „Catalogus der Verlags-und anderen Bücher, die bey Simon Jacob Renger, Buchhändlern von Braunschweig in Copia zu finden in Leipzig. Mich. Messe 1717", 3 Seiten. Ein schöner alter Druck in sehr gutem Zustand trotz erwähnter Zeichen des Gelesen-Werdens. +++ Die Grafen von Mansfeld gehörten zu den ältesten deutschen Adelsgeschlechtern. Ihre Besitzungen, bis 1580 reichsunmittelbare Grafschaft, lagen im nördlichen Teil des Hassegaus am östlichen Rand des Harzes. Dies entsprach in etwa dem späteren Landkreis Mansfelder Land und Teilen der Landkreise Merseburg-Querfurt und Sangerhausen, liegt also heute großteils im Landkreis Mansfeld-Südharz in Sachsen-Anhalt. 1780 erlosch das Haus im Mannesstamm. Die mitteldeutschen, bereits mediatisierten Lehnsbesitzungen wurden von den Lehnsherren eingezogen und zwischen Kursachsen und Preußen geteilt; die böhmischen Allodialbesitze fielen an die Fürsten Colloredo-Mannsfeld.(aus Wikipedia)". +++ 10,4 x 16,8 cm +++ Stichwörter: Genealogie, Mansfeldiana, Peter Ernst I. von Mansfeld-Vorderort, Spanisch-Niederländischer Krieg Adel Rarität Rara Gewicht in Gramm: 350 Andere Auflage Pergament Ordentlich

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        Bible. - La S. Bibla quai ei: tut la soinchia Scartira, ner Tuts Cudischs ilg Veder a Nief Testament, Cun ils Cudischs Apocryphs. Messa giu ent igl Languaig Rumonsch da la Ligia Grischa. . Cum Privilegio Illusstrissimorum D.D. Rhaetorum.

      A squitschada en Coira tras Andrea Pfeffer, Stampadur, Ent ilg On da Christi MDCCXVIII, 1718, - 1717, - gr. in-4to, (35x23.5 cm), 2 Bl. mit hs. Notizen + 8 n.n. Bl. (Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz mit gest. Vignette (Holzschnitt-Wappendarstellung d. Drei Bünde) & Prefatun & Register & Un Register Davart ilg temps) + 554 S. + 364 S. (recte 362 S.: Titelbl. ?ils Prophets? datiert 1717 wurde 3/4 nummeriert (statt 1/2) + 2 Bl. (Titelblatt ?Ilg nief Testament? datiert 1717 & ?Praefatum sur ilg Nief Testament?) + 230 S. + 1 Bl. weiss, Familienbibel hs. ?Felix Chriszopfel da Trin .? in einem Kreis auf Vorsatzbl., Original-Lederband. 8 Eckbeschläge , 2 Zentralbeschläge, 2 äussere Kapitalbände, alle aus Messing, Rücken auf 5 Bünden, marmorierter Schnitt, 2 intakte Schliessen. (Einband 37x25 cm). Bel exemplaire dans une reliure en cuir d?époque complet des ses 10 pièces de cuivre, 2 renforces extérieures pour les coiffes et 2 fermoirs. Die erste vollständige Bibel im Idiom des Bündner Oberlandes nennt sich nach ihrem Druckort ?La Bibla de Cuera? (Chur). Schönes Exemplar im Original Einband d. Zeit.La première Bible intégrale dans l?idiome de l?Oberland grison se nomme, d?après le lieu d?impression, ?La Biblia de Cuera (Coire, 1717-1718): le Nouveau Testament est dans la version de Lucius Gabriel; l?Ancien Testament avec les apocryphes est le fruit de la collaboration des prédicateurs Peter Saluz de Trin, Nicolaus Anosi de Tamins et Christian Caminada de Donat. (G. Gaudenz). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Joerg & Hoffmann: La Bible en Suisse, Origines et histoire, p. 239/40 avec ill. de la page de titre / Idem: Die Bibel in der Schweiz (v. G.Gaudenz).cf. HELVETICAT (Katalog online d. Schweiz. Nat. Bibl. avec une collation erronnée: (10), 364, [4], 230, [1, 1 bl.] S. ; 2). ( il manquerait l?Ancien Testament & Apocr. de 554 pages!). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monasticon Anglicanum:

      London: Exeter-Change; Cornhill; Pater-noster-row; Fleet-street; Temple-bar.: J Smith, G Strahan; W Taylor; R Gosling, W Mears, J Browne, and F Ckay, 1718 VG++, 3 vols (large paper), including the two supplemental volumes by John Stevens, 1718, 1722 & 1723, 154 pls + 1 eng tp. Vol 1, 1788, frontis,[2], (xvi), [1], 2-375 pp, [9]; Vol 2, 1722, [2], [1], [ii-vii], [5], 538 pp, [2]; Vol 3, 1723, [4], 279, [1], [3], 4-388 pp, [6]. Title pages printed in red & black. With one engraved title & 154 engraved plates including 28 double-page & 1 folding. (folio) 44.5x27 cm (17½x10¾"), period full red morocco ruled in gilt, spines tooled in gilt, raised bands, red marbled endpapers, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., bookplates to fpds. (ESTC T149944). Please contact for more information. A beautiful, large paper set of the first abridged edition of this magnificent work on English churches and religious orders, profusely illustrated with views of the churches and the habits of the various orders of monks and nuns. Collations are haphazard for this set, with copies having 140-150 plates; this copy has 154 and is quite complete. Lowndes notes: "An excellent epitome" and calls for 151 plates, giving a full collation of all the plates and erratic pagination. The difference may be attributable to not counting some double-page plates.

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        The Preface to Mr. Pope

      [London: s.n., 1718. First separate edition. 2 pp. broadsheet. Folio (12 x 6 inches). Fine, with contemporary manuscript addition to title, explaining that the Preface is "To a poem called, The Northern Star, by Aaron Hill". First separate edition. 2 pp. broadsheet. Folio (12 x 6 inches). The first separate printing of Aaron Hill's Preface in reply to Alexander Pope's criticism of his Northern-Star, a poem published in 1718 and dedicated to Peter the Great of Russia. "Hill had, apparently through Lintot, asked Pope's opinion of The Northern Star. Lintot, according to Hill, reported to him that Pope though 'Printing any thing in Praise of the Czar of Russian wou'd be receiv'd as a Satyr on the Government'" (Guerinot). Hill questions Pope's criticisim and professes he would have preferred that the poem by critiqued on the merits of its style and execution, than to be faulted for insulting the government. He criticises Pope's Windsor Forest for its forced classicism and further lashes out at the popular poetic diction of his age, in which "… all our Women are Nymphs, Angels, or Goddesses; our Men, Demi-hero's; all our Soldiers are invincible; all our Generals beyond Caesar; all our Kings like Augustus …" The broadsheet is without imprint, but may have been printed by either Berington or Morphew, printers of The Northern-Star. Hill and Pope clashed frequently, though they were not bitter enemies and did exchange letters. Later editions of Hill's poem excluded the Preface, presumably at the author's request. Rare, not in ESTC. Cf. Foxon H225 & Guerinot, p. 74 (for Hill's poem); not in ESTC

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